The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 14, 1951
Page 12
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PAOBTWELVB BLYTHEVILLB, (ARK.) COURIER M«Wt TUESDAY, AUGUST 1*,. 1CBJ Communist Forces Increased During Armistice Talks TOKYO Aug. H. «-Commuu- did not violate any agreement by 1 ^-'"- ixy ' ""? v — —„(-,„ lii^Iv frnnnl riilrlnff 1st front line forces In Korea have been built up greatly In the five weeks since Rrmistice talks started, Gen. Matthew B. Rldewny said to- reinforcing eir troop* during day. "And It is going on every day," the United Nations commander edded. Airmen have reported fts many as 2.000 trucks and other vehicles on the Red military highways In a single night. Since cease - fire negotiations jstarted July 10 at Kaescng, Eldg- way told a news conference, "there has been a very material increase" In the Communist ability to launch a new offensive. "1 have no doubt of the outcome If he launches an attack," the general sadi. "It does not mean, however, that we would not lose ground Initially." Real Estate It Secondary He emphasized "real estate" was always secondary to £he prime purpose of destroying the North Korean and | Chinese forces. He has repeatedly made this point since taking over command of the Eighth Army In December and his subsequent elevation to the supreme command. Rldgway said Bed commanders truce talks. They were not "bound to refrain from building up." The U. N. commander agreed that the Reds could he building up their forces for defensive, as well as oHensive purposes. Trucker Fined In Driving Case Driver of a transport truck from St. Louis wo-l fined $50 and costs In Osccoln Municipal Court yeslcr- clmrge of reckless drlv- day on a Ing. Officers said the Gray Gets Stay Of Execution Appeal of. Gas* Postpones Death Arthur Nox Gray, convicted murderer of Homer Tucker, a Blythe- vllle taxi driver, will not die In the electric chnlr tomorrow a« originally scheduled. Instead the 23-year- old Hlckman Bend Negro, has been given an automatic stay of execution pending an appeal to the Supreme Court. On May S Circuit Judge Charles Light of Pnragould sentenced Gray to die In the electric chair Aug. 15 after a mixed jury of eight white and four Negro men had found him guilty of murdering the 61- year-old cabbie and leaving his body lying beside his taxi on a lonely stretch of Highway 18 near Annorel. Uut at the time of the sentencing, Judge Light announced that Gene E. Bradley, appointed by the court to defend Gray, had appealed the verdict to (he Supreme Court which automatically granted him a stay of execution at least until the high court 1 reconvenes next fall. Bodies of Semo Soldiers on Way Back to States Bodies of two Southeast Missouri servicemen are being returned home from the Korean War for burial, according to a Defense Department announcement received today. Pfc. Donald Ii. Davis, son of Louis p. Davis of Kennett and Pfc. Joe H. Fisher, son of William Pisher <;f Portagcvllle were killed in action In Korea and their bodies are expected to arrive In the United States this week. A military escort will accompany the bodies home. • Yanks Expect Red Walk-Out At Japanese Peace Meeting WASHINGTON, Aug. I*. (AP) — Ivlted, to follow Moscow's lead .merlcan officials expect Russian shortly and announce they will at- drlver, T. E COTTON BAG (Condnued from Page 1) Klrby, run Into a Chevrolet nick-up Injuring six negroes. Three were hospitaliMd. The nccldenl occurred near Frenchman's Bayou on Aug. 2. DISCOVERY (Continued from P«g« 1) mer Mrs. Hall had of the finding of the bodies, she said. She didn't know the address of Lt. Hall's relatives so she wrote the Courier News for information. Lt. Hall's sister, Mrs. Clyde Fowler, waa contacted »nd told of the return and burial of the body. , In March of this year, LI. Hall's mother, Mrs. Henderson Hall, received word that his body had been found and was to be returned to th» United States for burial. Name Was Not Known Mrs. Fowler said they did not know Lt. Hall's former wife's name since she remarried nor did they have any Idea of where she might be. They wondered U the Department of Defense had notified her but no word nor flowers were received from her "when Lt. Hall and three other members of his crew were buried in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Ijoulsville, Ky-, on June 14. Mrs. Wren, didn't send any word because she didn't know the body had been found. And she didn't know the body had been found because those concerned didn't kuo\v how to get in touch with her. • The Courier News has given Lt. Hall's sister the address of his • former wife so she can write her about the services. Searing Heat- Pours on Texas DALLAS, Aug. 14. (IP)— A searing heat wave piled new troubles on Texas today. At least five per.sons, most of them youngsters, drowned yesterday. Many heat-weary citizens sought the coolness of streams and lakes. The stale has counted 2fi deaths from heat prostration In the current heat wave. The U.S. Geological Survey said figures on stream flow and underground water levels indicated the Kiwanians Have Annual Fish Fry The Hlythcvllle Kiwanls Club will liold its annual fish fry for members and their families at Walker Park tomorrow night. The fish fry will be proceeded by on Informal dance In the Woman's Exhibit Building at the Park. The fish fry Is scheduled for T.30 p.m. Club President Arthur S. Harrison nnnmmced that the fish fry v.111 take the place of the club's weekly meeting which is scheduled for noon tomorrow. elegates to walk out of the 50-na- lon Japanese peace conference aft- r staging a spectacular propaganda how to emphasize Moscow's opposi- officials expressed confl- ' Texas drought equals any on record. WAR BHS Adult Classes To Begin Sept. 3 First classes In the Part Time Adult Education Program will begin nt Dlytheville High School nt 8:50 p.m. on Sept. 3. Chief Instructor oJseph Sweat, (Conllmied from Page I) counterattack. To the east Allies were pushed back northeast of Kumhwa by day-long attacks of Red pla- the front three grenade-throwing toons. Elsewhere along Tuesday's action was reported limited to patrol actlity. General Everest said the Pyongyang utr attack was directed against supply and ammunition dumps, vehicle repair arens. trcop billets, and comrmmlcatlon facilities. Pilots reported "good to excellent" results. Navy Puts on Show The Navy put on the blggestshow Monday. Warships led by the U.S. Cruiser Toledo shelled bridges and railways us much ns 230 mlle.s north of the 3Blh parallel. The Toledo and the Dutch destroyer Van Galen joined besieging warships Monday in a steppcd-up bombardment of the Songjln-Chongjlu area on the east coast. who succeeds Roy Dawson. said the program will be effective as of 'ie first of September. More than 275 veterans have al- rcndy registered for the courses. Straight academic work is offered In grades one through 12 and these classes will meet Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday nights. Business administration classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday nighls and classes for machinists, carpenters and sheet metal workers will meet on Monday and Wednesday. divisions are: Group 1—For Home Demonstra tion Club members only: Class —House dress (»I5 first prize. $1 second prize); Class 2— street dres ($15 first prize, $10 second prize) and Class 3—Mother-daughtc combination, ($20 first prize. ?1 second prize). Group 2— 4-H Club member only: Class 1—House dress ($15 first prize and $10 second prize*; Group a—street dress ($16 first prize i*ib. $10 second prize). Group 3—Home economics class student only—Class 1—House dress and Class 2—Street dress (prizes -same as Group 2). Group Four Open to AU Group 4—Open to anyone: Class 1—House dress l$12.50 first prize. $5 second prize.); Class 2—Street dress (prizes same as Class 1) Class 3—Evening dress (prizes same as Class 1): Clos 4—Mother-daughter combination (prizes same as Class I). All prize winning garments will be modeled on the last day of (he cotton picking contest by a group of models chosen by the contest committee, Mr. Harber said. The deadline for entry in the contest Is Oct. 2. Mr. Harbcr said. All articles of clothing entered In the Northeast Arkansas District Fair here Sept. 25-30 will be accepted for entry in the contest. Mr. Harber stated that articles of clothing to be entered in the Ion. These lence to a reporter that Russia's [enunciations would not succeed in blocking the signing of a peace reaty by an overwhelming majority of other counlries. The United States is ready to sign without Russia, If necessary, said these officials who may not be quoted by name. Secretary of State Acheson, they hinted, may have a trick or two up his sleeve to curb the anticipated Russian propaganda filibuster, If It threatens to drag on indefinitely. Gromyko Heads Delegates Moscow's delegates, headed by acting Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, have promised to show up In San Francisco Sept, 4 for tile opening of what was planned as a five-day conference. Assisting him will be three other of Russia's more noted conference orators—Alexander S. Panyushkin ambassador to the United States Gcorgi N. Zarunin, ambassador to London; and S. A. Golunski. Hus slim foreign office legal chief am former judge at the Tokyo wa crimes trials. State Department, officials consider it a top-flight delegation. Department officials look for Communist Czechoslovakia and Poland, the only Russian satellites in- tend the conference. Stalt Decline* Comment The State Department, announcing Russian acceptance yesterday, declined to comment formally or to indicate what Its strategy will be to counter an anticipated propaganda attack. An American plan for thwarting Russia's designs at San Francisco, however. Ls reported to call lor: 1 Limiting speeches to the sub- ect of Japanese Peace Treaty dralt. 2. A majority-vote rule which can be used to declare violators "out of order." Some officials indicated the State Department will not be too upset f the conference lasts longer than the five days scheduled. Mack Grider Legion Post To Send Three to Meet Three delegates to the American Legion Stat* Convention will b* sent from the Mack Orider Pott ot Osceola, it was announced yesterday. The delegates to the convention, to be held In Little Rock Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, will be appointed at tonight's adjourned meeting of the post. Truman to Talk Today At Legion Dedication WA1H1NGTON. Aug. 14. (/P) President Truman, an old Legionnaire himself, dedicates the nev, $1.000.000 Washington headqnari ters building of the American Legion today Legion officials said the President probably would speak for about 15 minutes (4:15 p.m. CST) His speech will be carried by the five major radio networks. CEASE-FIRE (Ooottcued from P**« » said they weren't,doing much good and In the next he said the Red* would run (J.K. troops out of Korea except for Allied plane* and warships. The spokesman described Nam's speech ai an attempt to "discredit the Independent effectiveness of air and naval power which the U.N. command would relinquish in an armistice." Nam II said his speech was a "detailed analysis." Nuckols said it w mostly an emotional attack. William R. Hearst Dies in California BEVERLY HILLS. Calif., Aug. 14. (tf> —Publisher William Randolph Hearst died today at 9:50 ajn. PDT. Death came only a day after the builder of a newspaper empire sank Into a coma. Prized for Smoothness COTTON contest should be mailed or taken to the Family Shoe Store, 312 West Main. IE articles are mailed they should be addressed to tiie Clothing from Cotton Bags Contest and the return address of the contestant should be enclosed. (Continued from Page 1) were relaxed recently. Purchases for export during the harvest season would tend to help strengthen prices at a time when fanners still had their crop. Delayed purchases would tend to strengthen prices after the farmer had sold much of his cotton, officials explained. The department is concerned about the cotton price decline because of the po.ssible adverse effect on plant- jugs next year. The agency foresees the tieed for another large crop liext year. But It fears that if too many farmers arc dissatisfied with this I year's prices, they will turn to other THE wn.Kr.s- FAMILY COMPANY, LAWRENTEBURG. IND . 16 FAOof . 70S GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS crops next year. Today, try Wjlken.,. it's positively silken. You'll enjoy ils smnolli, country elyle ilavor. Priced right, loo. Drunk Driving Cases Heard One person was fined and another found not guilty in Municipal Court this morning on charges of driving while under the influence of liquor. Clnlborn Johnson was fined $100 nncl costs nnd sentenced to one day in Jail on his plea of guilty to the charge. Walter E. Knapp was found not guilty by the court on a similar charge. With the Courts Circuit (Civil): Niagara Fire Insurance Company vs. Mazir Baling, suit to recover property said to be Illegally held. Common Pleai: SheKon Motor Company vs. Merle Walters, suit (a recover Indebtedness. Chancery: Pearl Mnxwell vs. B. F. Maxwell, divorce. D E Qreenway T».' Huby D. Greenway, divorce. Robbie Nierstheimer Niersthclmer, divorce. vs. James NO DEFROSTING! b*caus« there's new any frost in flits mokt-oU refriqerator i DE-FREEZING i tecaus* you never have to shut off the cold, foods stay frozen, never ^«t mushy! NO DRIED OUT FOODS! hat We you about ? Admiral OUAL-TEiP TP^H'I tmrt >r. HALSEU& WHITE FURNITURE Main & Division Streets Phone 6096 There's no need just to talk about the weatherl There are many things you can do about it —with electricity! Hot? An electric fan will cool you, off! Rain? No matter —your wash will dry in minutes in your electric clothes drier. Cold? Electric heaters will warm you. Weather — or not — electricity vacuumi your nigs . .. tells time .. . preserves foodl In fact, you can evert change night into day at the flick of B. switch! It's a real miracle when you think about it, don't you agree? And best of all, electricity permits Mrs. America and her family to live comfortably, to work efficiently — fair weather or foul —for just B lew cents * day I Ark-Mo Power Co.

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