The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1951 · Page 12
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PAGE TWT5LYB BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NETV9 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER », 1MI Iran Threatens to Throw Out British Oil Men in 15 Days TEHRAN, Iran, Sept. ». W) — Iran'i nationalist premier ihreat- ened today to throw Britain's oil refinery technicians out ol Iran unlest the British resume Anglo- Iranian oil negotiations witliin 15 day*. The Iranian senate gave Premier Mohammed Mossadegh a vote of confidence on this "get tough" policy, and he will ask a similar vote in the lower house tomorrow. The ultimatum faced the British with the prospect at reopening talks on proposals they already consider inacceptable or having their technician,'; who have remained at the Abartan refinery tossed out of Iran. (In London, British government officials said BriSain is ready at any time to resume oil talks with Iran It the Iranian government has any "worthwhile" counter - proposals", but Britain has received no new proposals which could form the basis of an agreement.) No Compromise Indicated Mossadegh's speech gave no indication that he planned any compromise In his nationalization program. Apparently he stHl opposes the British demand that a British general manager be Installed for the oilfields and refinery, working under supervision of the new National Iranian Oil Company. He said only that he would be willing to have an operating board of directors Irom "neutral countries, plus Iranian experts. Mossadegh appealed for a vole after saying he would cancel the residence permits of 300 technicians remaining at the key oil refinery city of Abadan unless the Britlsl government agreed to resume negotiations. British to Hold Control Following the breakdown of negotiations, Britain made clear that she would retain her control of the giant British-built Abndan refinery until a settlement was reached Earlier Britain said she would take "necessary measures" to protecl British citizens In Iran. Mossadegh said today talks shouh he reopened on the proposals Iran submitted Aug. 22, when the talk broke down. Britain abruptly halted the talk on way to produce and sell Iran ian oil Jointly under Iran's nation alizatlon law after Mossadegh re Jected British proposals that thi oil production be under Britlsl management. Stokes Refuted Proposal : In turn British Mission Chle Richard Stokes turned down i three-point proposal presented b; Mossadegh. It said: - I—Former customers would be given priority to buy oil In the ame amounts they had as custom- •rs of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. This point was Ignored In Jrltaln's earlier proposal to »et up ^ purchasing and distributing agen- Fire in Osceola Cuts Phone Lines OSCEOLA, Sept. S—A fire of undetermined origin at 2 a.m. today destroyed outbuildings behind the residence of James Wilson here am burned t*o telephone cables, throw- Ing 75 phones out of service. Euel Forrest of Jonesboro, dlstric manager for Southwestern Bel Telephone Co., said service wa r&stored by 11 a.m. today. 'The property that burned wa owned by o. W. Knight. •y on a 50-50 basis with Iran. 2—Foreign oil experts would be hired under individual contracts with the Iranian government at the same pay and privileges the AIOC offered. 3—Iran was prepared to consider possible claims of the AIOC for compensation of nationalized property. 'rice of Autos May Be Hiked By 10 Per Cent And You, the Buyer, Will Pay at Order I* Rushed to Action Obiiudiies Rites Tomorrow For Richard Hall Services for Richard selbeH Hall, who had lived In Blytlieville 50 years, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Cobb Funeral ITomc Chapel with the Rev. Dnvld McPeck officiating. Mr. Hall. 59, died yesterday of a icart attack at his home In Newport, Ark. He was a welder. He leaves three brothers, Snm Hull, Henry Hall, and A. lioone Hall, all of Blytlieville. Mrs. Duncan Dies At Half Moon Services for Mrs. Mary Jane Duncan, 19, will be conducted at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the Emanuel Baptist Church at Half Moon. Mrs. Duncan, wife of the late Henry C, Duncan, died last night at the home of a son, Claude Duncan of Half Moon, The Rev. Harold Thompson, assisted by the Rev. Mitchell Houston, pastor of the Half Moon Church, will officiate at the services. Mrs. Duncan had been 111 about a week before her death. Pallbearers will be Barney Barnes T. J. Richardson, W. H. Richardson. Tilmon Crafton, Troy Parrlsh, and Grady Goff. Besides the son with whom she made her home, Mrs. Duncan leaves two other sons, George Dtmcun and Clifford Duncnn, also of Hnlf Moon; one daughter, Mrs. E. C. Gosa ol Dell; one brother, C. V. Bunch of Sikeston, Mo.; and two sisters, Mrs. Howard Gentry of Wayne, Mich., and Floy Smith of Memphis, Holt Funeral Home Is In charge. Three Osceola Youths Hurt as Car Hits Trailer OSCEOLA, Sept. 5.—Tliree O-sce- ila youtlis were Injured, none ser- ouMy, last night when the 1951 Bulck In which they were riding crashed Into a farm trailer loaded with cotton on Highway 40, six miles west of Osceola. Edward Wells, 20, son of Mr. anc Mrs. Pete Wells, suffered deep arm cuts, fie was taken to Campbell's Clinic in Memphis after emer- ;cncy treatment at a doctor's of- icc here. Charles Edringlon, 20, son of Mrs John R. Haskctt nnd Sally Travis 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Davic Travis, suffered minor cuts an( bnmc.s. According to the three youths .he trailer, which was being pullet by a tractcr, pulled across the high way, directly Into the path of their car. The trailer was unlighlcil, ttv youths sold. The tractor was driven by a Ne gro, whose name was not learncc The tractor and trailer U ownei by Allen Barber of Reiser. The ac cldcnt occurred about 7:30 p.m Both the car and the trailer suf fered considerable damage. Slow Starter On His Vacation KELVINQTON. Sask. (AP) — Russell Patrick nnd his family had a little trouble getting started on their summer holidays. First cf all, Patrick parked Ihe ca outside n garage to get some last- minute requirements. While he wa Inside, the car rolled backward through the plate glass window of s store. Somewlmt unnerved, they starlet agniirfor Calgary. Prom Quill Lake 30 miles from here, Patrick tele phoned back to say if anyone elsi was going to Calgary they migh bring along the fishing tackle lie had forgotten. He was 40 miles nwnj when another phone call came, [ergot my wallet too," he said. ALUMINUM (Continued from Page 1> TREATY WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. (£>>—An order to permit all automobile manufacturers to rai^e prices on new cars by Oct. l was being rushed today Tor early Issuance. At the same time, price control officials hinted that because of ihanges made by Congress In the Defense Production Act the car- makers probably can be expected to ask further increases in the near future. Such price boosts would be lasscd on to buyers, although per- :iaps not all at once. There was no indication whether the manufacturers would get the full nine to ten per cent average increase requested. One official expressed doubt the boost might run Lliat much. Price Director Michael V. DlSalle put the hurvy-up tag on the auto price order yesterday, tfe told his aides to have the regulation ready for his'signature if possible before leaves late in the day on a southern speaking trip. Oonllnuid from pag« 1 considered. Acheson denied the request. The Kremlin's chief delegate, un- millng Andrei Gromyko, grimly heard the President's challenege at the conference opening last night. 'The treaty now before us offers more than lalk of peace." Mr. Truman said emphatically. "It offers action for peace. Tills conference will show, therefore, who seeks to make peace and who seeks to prevent ft; who wishes to put an end to war, and who wishes to continue it," Gromyko, who had joined briefly in the swelling applause of historic assemblage when Mr. Trumar rose to speak, sat with folded hands throughout the talk. Later he told reporters he had no comment. Still later at an American reception for all the delegates, the Soviet deputy foreign minister shook hands with the American Pres! dent and spoke briefly with somi of the diplomats present. To one of these, Kenneth Young er of Britain, he expressed thi belief that the conference will las month. "After all," '"Time isn't Deadline Effort Made Every effort was being made to for cars. Automobiles will stick to the 60 per cent level, Flclschmann said. NPA figures this wiH permit production of about 1,100,000 cars in the October-December period but nuto industry sources disagree. Aulo manufacturers soy they already are unable to get the steel they need to meet permitted production rates, and they expect copper to be increasingly a bottle neck. Fewer than 800,000 cars may be produced, some industry men predict. Acute Situation Created Fleischmann said the copper strike and a slump in Imports created a "terribly acute" supply situation. All users have been notified to give preference to military anc: atomic energy commission orders If supplies are further reduced. Despite the sharp cut In stee copper and aluminum allocations for consumer goods, Fielschmann sale supplies of finished products; shou be. "tulequnle to meet normal demand," considering the stocks the hands of producers and dealers "I know that we can expect Industry to find substitutes for scarce materials and make the most effective use of their allotments," Fleisch- mnnn commented. meet that deadline, but there was a possibility it might not b« ready until later In the week. One Officer of Price Stabilization official told newsmen the permission to raise car prices will be Industry-wide, When or how much the car manufacturers will raise prices up to the limit allowed probably will be up to each Individual company, but the official said the order would enable them to make 'adjustments" before the end of his month. Formula I* planned The order is clue to contain a ormula under which each maker can compute his ceilings. It will ,ake Into account increases In costs )i raw materials nnd factory labor since the Korean War started and allow raises based on these factors. An official said it does not contain provision for adding all higher ndirect or overhead costs such as clerical and if (ice help, adminis- :rative expense, advertising and research. he told Younger the most imporlan Under British and America: plans the conference should en Saturday with the signing of th treaty by all but a few of the 5 delegations present. Privately mem t>ers of both delegations say R slan tactics may force it to run ove Into next week. Speaking in San Francicso's hlg'e Read Courier News Classified Ads ,ult*d open houM, where the nited Nation* wa* born six 1 years ?o, Mr. Truman depicted the eaty now projected as faithful to he U.N. charter and Japan as a at Ion now peaceful and dernoc rated. Mac Arthur Given Tribute For the remaking of Japan he a Id trl feu U to the "o u t-s land in g eadershlp" of Gen, Douglas MacArthur, whom he ousted as occu- ation and far Eastern commander ast April over Korean issues, and MacArthur's successor, Gen. rtathew B. Ridgway. Both names ,-ere greeted with loud applause. Mr. Truman also paid tribute to ohn Foster Dulles, Republican ad- Iser In the State Department and .rchitect of Japanese peace niak- ng. Again applause broke out. World Given Warning But the sections of his speech in which th$ President placed his leavlest emphasis, speaking slowb jind in a loud voice, were those dealing with present world dangers and American steps to meet them ncluding" new defense treaties In the Pacific. He had, perhaps deliberately, set :hc scene for this theme when he ,old a Democratic Party luneheoi meeting yesterday that the United States Is building "fantastic" new weapons which could wipe out civilization In a neto war. Mr. Truman added: "I hope we will never have to use them." Last night he told the confer ence -"unfortunately, today, the world Is faced with new threats aggression. "Many of the countries represent ed here are now engaged In a hart fight to uphold the United Na tions against international law breaking." At that point he departed Iron fe prepared text and «ald: "Thert re thugs among nations just as here are among individuals." In this situation Mr. Truman aid, It is necessary for unarmed apan to protect Itself against ag- ressloh, and it has requested "to nter into a bilateral treaty (with :ie U, £5.) for Japan's immediate ecurity." That pact would provide or American forces in Japan after he peace treaty ends the occupa- lon. Mr. Truman also held out frankly he prospect of Japanese rearmament in association "with the defense forces of other nations In he area." He added "the Japanese ontributlon, by itself, would not onstitute an offensive threat." "At the present time " Mr. Trti- nan said with heavy emhasi*, "the 'acific area is gravely affected by outright aggression and by the threat of further armed attack." In tins connection the President declared it is important to bring Japan under the principles and within the protection "of the mutual obligations of United Nations members." TUG Approves British Arms BLACKPOOL, Eng., Sept. Britain's Trade Union Congrat* gave overwhelming support today to the nation's «13,lM,000,Oeo an» program. The action greatly strengthened he hand of Prime Minister Attlw and his Labor Party moderator- It weakened the position o! the party dissidents headed by Former Cabinet Minister Aneurin Bevan. After a heated debate, tot TOO .oled down a motion expreulng ' concern of the party's left w_ with the nation's arnu prograM. Uncle Sam Runs In'Red'Again WASHINGTON. Sepb. 5. (AP) — The government went In the Ret S3.CS1,000,000 in the first two month of the current fiscal year which began July 1 the Treasury reports today. The deficit for July and Angus tliis year was nearly five times tha of ihc same months last year, when spending exceeded income by S788, 000,000. July and August expenditures this year Jumped to $9,826.000.(|pO com- jmred with $5,528,000,000 last year. COTTON Continued trora Jtr. Pact be materially raised," said. The ginners were told that th« problem of stockpiling cotton as * nilitary reserve for national *ecur- ity was getting top attention in Washington, both in Congress and in the executive agencies. Mr. Pace also advocated the "decontrolling" of the ginning Industry. He said that although all glm are permitted to charge the highest rate in effect last season plus six per cent, the provision does not give full recognition to all cost Increu- es. "The ginning industry should be decontrolled, but nobody stricken with the control fever in Washington seems to want to decontrol anything." he told the members of the association. Injunction Asked (n Copper Strike DENVER, Sept, 5. (AP) — The government today asked U.S. District Court In Denver for an Injunction to end the strategic copper strike for at least 80 days. WASHINGTON. Sept. 5. (AP) — Federal attorneys promised lo move "as fast as we can"—probably today—to seek a court order to end the copper strike for at least 80 days. President Truman last night called for immediate court action. He acted In San Francisco, where he had gone for the opening ol the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference. IS YOUR COTTON ANGER? At present, Mississippi County has heavy BOLL WORM infestation in young cotton.' The cotton bolt worm is one of the most damaging insects infesting cot- ton. For maximum results, this insect must be properly treated , . , and appli- cation must be made at the correct time. That's why it is important to check your cotton NOW for boll worms—or call ' us and we'// assist you. Planters Flying Service will send out an expert to inspect your fields with you. . . TO F /NO OUT IF YOUR COTTON IS /N DANGER.' We have a complete stock of insecti- cides on hand — or the insecticides may be obtained from Mr. Paul D. Foster. Telephone 3418. PAUL F. LLOYD Hangar No. 3 Flying Service CAPT. FRED L. 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