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December 22, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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ran TWO BI/rTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER AT, War-Hardened Gl's to Play Santa For Korean Children Christmas By GEORGE MCAKTHUR SEOUL t/Fl — Wnr-benten South Koreo will he crawJtng with Santa Clauses Christmas Day. And under «ach snowy beard there'll be the smile of a United Nations soltticr— a tough guy '11 battle but a softie where kids nre concerned. Thousands of Korean boys and girls are going to get the works Christmas Day—toys, candles and warm clothing. It appears that the Allied fighting men, in tin effort lo ensc the ache of Christmas loneliness far from home, are, plnnning fo mnke the day one that the Korean youngsters "will long remember. There'll be hundreds of parties tor (tic kids; something will be doing wherever United Nations trnops are stationed. Most of the volunteer Santa Clauses will be U- S. soldiers, but it isn't strictly a U. S. undertaking. The British Commonwealth Division Is also remembering Ihc waits ot war wUh which Korea abounds. Stacked in tents and QuonscL huts at almost every Army nnd Air Force station are thousands of toys. Tough first sergeants are getting Into Santa Clause suits and practicing, Oil-stftined mechanics are decorating khaki jeeps with wooden reindeer an tiers and red bunting. Privates and colonels are wind- Ing up toy trains and automobiles; of course, they only want lo mnke sure Ihe toys nre in gooil order, Since the Korean War started. United Nations units have adopted countless children left homeless by the fighting and destruction. Soldiers who have seen the heartbreak of war gladly open their pockets to support Christmas for kids of South* Korea, But Christmas Is for something more—something from the heart ns well as OIL- pocketbook. Front-line divisions, engineer outfits^ medical units, transportation troops and soldiers (\nd Marines scattered from the front south to Fus&n »r» having parties. * ' ,.MVf< The Uth Marine Regiment adopted ft whpte village. Every child there will receive a ,toy and a sweater, bought by MaJ, Robert M. Jenkins of Jacksonville, N. C,, who was sent to Japan to get Ike Likes New Inaugural Medals . WASHINGTON (JP) — Production has started on Inaugural medals bearing what', President-elect V EI- cenhower Bays is the best portrait Job ever done on him. The original medal,.In gold, will be presented the new President. Repllcns In bronze (\re being sold to the public at *3 each by the Elsenhower-Nixon inaugural - Committee. Elsenhower ntdnt like the first Tersion because It showed him with Ret, Jaw and tight lips. The designer, sculptor Walter Hancock of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, turned up the corners ot the mouth and'lightened the expression to give the general his characteristic grin. them. The Marines have set up a Christmas tree, complete with lights, for the more lhan 50 children in the village. Oilier Marine regiments will have Christmas parties for rn.ore kids. Many smaller units are doing Ihc same. A U. S. 2nd Division soldier got his hometown ' of Klamath Falls, Ore., to help out. Sfc. Oaydon P, Gwyn. .73, wrote his mother and she went to her church with the problem. As the result about 90 youngsters nt the Friendship home Orphanage near Knpyong will have toys, candy, a full Christinas dinner and plenty of warm clothes. The 2nd Division built the or- phnnage. along with others, when It was near Kapyont; and saw the plight of the many homeless children Everywhere Ihe men have been eager to help. "The response has been greater Amvet Founder Likes English Artificial Limb NEW YORK IIP)— A handlers cx- OI leader says the British have a better artificial arm than the United States—and he hopes (he Veterans Administration will agree. Harold Russell, 38, of Natlck, Mass.. a founder of the Amvcls, returned yesterday from a meeting ot the World Veterans Federation In Ixjndon and said the British arm Is about 25 per cent belter than the one used by the Veterans Administration. Russell, who lost both liands In World War II, said he would ask Anivotji to urge the VA to adopt the British arm. Casualties Identified WASHINGTON M>)_The Defense Department today Identified 02 Korean War casualties In n new list No. 715 that reported 23 dead. 33 wounded, 2 missing and 4 injured. Eight a.m. m\d threo p.m, are favorite hours for the beginning of a Eno\v'ftll. than I expected," laid Maj. Raymond L. Kasper, 45th Division chaplain. The division collected $6,700 for Christmas clothes and more money Is coming In. U. S. 7th Division men are decorating trucks as Santa Claim sleighs, and six task forces, each with Its drcssed-up Santa Clous,are prepared to descend on 14 villages Christmas Day. This operation Is the drcamchlld of Ma). Emerson C. Heinz of Oakland, Calif., who has arranged for the division band lo split up for the day with ono music unit accompanying each toy-laden reindeer truck. BiHIsh Commonwealth Division troops arc giving a party for an orphanage north of Seoul. The children there nre cared for by musical instructors and consequently already know a good many Christmas carols. The British have one variation of their own—the parly will he on "Boxing Day," the day following Christmas. The Christmas spirit Is shared alike by combat nnd rear acca troops. Col. John T. Kilcoyne ol San Francisco, Eighth Army-chaplain, organized a joint Army-Air Force party effort for the Seoul area The soldiers nnd airmen raised the money for 25,000 toys for the kids. Americans at Korean Military Advisory Group headquarters In Taegil have orgnnl/.ed a party at which Christmas carols will not be heard. But they hope the spirit Is felt. They are giving presents to the kids at an orphanage for flcnf. dumb or blind children. United States 25tli Division sol- .dlers are entertaining In Korea, but they have additional responsibilities elsewhere. The division's Iho 27th (Wolfhound) Regiment sent a ChHslmns present check of $1.000 to the family orphanage tri Osakn, Japan, which the regiment has supported since the days of the Japanese occupation. Infantrymen of the 3rd and 'loth Divisions have been collecting clothing and money for Korean kids for a month. The 3rd Division has also adopted a village lock, stock nnd barrel. They will hand out clothing, toj's, candy and food lo every man, woman and child In the town. THE LITTLE PEOPLE'S CHRISTMAS No Luck, So Far BY WALT SCOTT IWISSS VMS FIND LOOP THERE WON'T BE MUCH OP A PARTY HE A1AK6S SO MAP WITH WE SAVJ HIM GCHN<5 TOWARD THe-BI<S> ROCKSf TAR WILL YOU TAKE" ANOTHER LOOK AROUND? WE'LL 6O BACK AND SET THAWED OUT, ON CHRISTMAS EV6 EVERLASTING wee on the 12 day oi December. DuPont Suit Is Withdrawn WILMINGTON. Del. (fl') — DuPont President Crawford H, Greenwait says the Justice Department has withdrawn a criminal antitrust suit against B. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company but failed to publicize the action. In statement released yesterday, the du Pont president eald, "Although Ihe Antitrust Division showed no distaste for publicity at the time the Indictment was obtained, It seems as though It/i attitude has changed." The suit accused the company amS a retired cmplojc. Henry Lackey, ol conspiring with' six other companies to lix prices, discounts and terms of sale of wood finishes. The cafie dismissed had no connection with the so-called "General Motors" antitrust suit Involving du Pont, Greenwalt said. This civil suit Is now being argued In Chicago and has been recessed until Jan. 5 for the holidays. admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent and the Tinderslened has been duly appointed Execu*tor thereof. A contest of the will can be effected only by filing petition within the time- required by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them,' duly veritied. to the undersigned within six (6) months of the first publication oJ this notice or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit In the estate. This notice first published De- cember 15, 1052, Chester Caldwell, Executor of the Estate of E. H. Calthvell, Deceased, Blythevllle, Arkansas 12J15 2J , THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS N THE MATTER OP THE ETATE OP B. H. CALDWELL, DECEASED , NOTICE ! Last known address of the clece dent: RPD No. 2, Blythevllle, Arkansas. Date of Death: December 6, 1952. An instrument dated May 5, 195* For Christmas-The World's Finest lii TACKLES TAX WOES- Marlon B. Folsom, above, ot Rochester, N. \\ has been appointed an undersecretary of the Traaiury by President-elect Dwight Elsenhower. 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