The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1966 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 17, 1966
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P«e Tw - Blythevflle (Ark.) Courier Kews - Friday, Junt IT, MM global view Red Chinese Purge Mirrors Stalin's By LEON DENNEN Foreign News Analyst Newspaper Enterprise Assn. WASHINGTON (NBA) There is a deadly parallel be- leading Communists in China and the purges in Russia during the last month's of Stalin's rule. In Peking today, as in Moscow in the 1950s, the dictator's closest collaborators are obviously anticipating his early de parture — because Of death or illness-from the political scene. They are jockeying for power and organizing conspiracies to destroy potential rivals for chairman Mao Tse-tung's job whb are not of the inner circle. The struggle for power in TRIANGLE DAY CAMP-Washing ironing with the old flat iron, churning in the old churn, making ice cream, and iust plain fun is what about 150 girl scouts are doing at the Triangle Day Camp'near Caruthersville. The camp is set up iust over the levy on the McClanahan farm just south of Caruthersville. The scouts are from troops in Caruthersville, Steele, and Hayti. Above, some of the girls are shown as.. they make ice cream. (Courier News Photo) By J. C. T1LLMAN I Associated Press Writer A-streetcorner discussion in De .<3u«en the ether day got around to the habits of a couple of local drivers. Out of tiie discussion came this remark: "They both drive on the wrong side of the street. So long as they're meeting each other, no harm will be done." One Texarkana mother is pleased with her offspring she Mnks — while another is very-^concerned over the young of a-'raucous visitor, a bossy mockingbird. Mrs. David Stephens figures that" she got a nice co from her son, maybe.. "Mother," the nine-year-old told her, "you're more than a living doll. You're a living MOTHER!" Mrs. Garland Young hardly dares to venture into her back yard because of the bird visi- Tiie mockingbird attacks all comers into the yard, bar none. Mrs- Young likes to putter around in her flower garden, but : #hen the mockingbird built Its'nest in the yard, it staked clalrri' to the entire piece of, real estate. Mrs- Young says hardly dares venture out. she She's just waiting patiently until the young ones grow up, fly off and stake claim on someone else'* yard, the hopes. The Fort Smilii Chamber of Commerce has handled some 4,000 inquiries from January 3 through May, mainly from members, families and friends of Oklahoma's 45th Division prior to its two weeks summer training at Ft. Chaffee. The chamber keeps a massive file and could easily tell inquirers the hottest day the city has had — 111 degrees July 13 and 14, 1954. The height of the hugh radio- television tower that is a landmark to travelers visiting the city stumped chamber officials, but "we'll find out," says Laray Clark, assistant manager. "MushmoutSi" has made it back for his annual visit to Little Watson's store near Batesville - and this year he was earlier than ever. Fifteen years ago Watson discovered a thirsty turtle laboring towards his store, near the point of dehydration. He gave it some water and some crackers, and it wandered off again. Each year since "Mushmouth has come back for a handout. Communist countries usually Is disguised as an ideological dispute over the Marxist-Leninist doctrine. Peking is true to form. The closer the day Of Mab's disappearance draws, the noisier the ideological quarrels become, speculation as to possible successors f6r a Red dictator it one of the hazardous aspects 61 Communit studies. In the case of Mao Tse-tung's potential heir the picture is further blurred by he rivalry and enmity between "'eking and Moscow. It was because he ostensibly conspired with the Russian "revisionists" that Peking's popular mayor, Peng Chen, recently ost his key post in the Chi nese"Communist parry. Before he was purged Peng was even considered a likely successor to Mao. However, he seems to have made common cause with sOm* intellectuals Mao's feud with Russia and his hard policy on Vie 1 Nam. He also was disgruntled by China's economic failure anc Mao's diplomatic fiascos In In donesia, Ghana and elsewhere in Asia and Africa. * * n Mayor Peng Chen and his par Doctor Says Human Guinea Piqs Abound BOSTON (AP) - A Harvard Medical •• School professor says unethical experiments are being performed on humans without their consent, and cites examples involving more than 1,000 persons. Dr.l Henry K. Beecher, director of Harvard's anesthesia laboratory at Massachusetts Genial Hospital and chairman o{ a faculty committee studying ethics in human experiments, njakes the charges in the New England Journal of Medicine. "Journal editors who reviewed the article in the latest issue certified the 22 examples given as accurate and correctly described. They sair 1 28 others he submitted were not included for r<i;i_ pi space. i-lt Is evident that in many of the examples presented, the itivc'iliuMws' have risked the hea.'lh'ci We of their subjects," I)r?-!tes'.'!i*.' -wrote.' : [••:<, camples, he said, are from leading medical schools, imlvcrslly hospitals, private hospitals, governmental mili- I tary departments (Army, Navy, Air Force), governmental institutes, Veterans Administration hospitals and industry. It is evident, Dr. Beecher wrote, "that unethical or questionably ethical procedures are not uncommon." In only two of the 50 cases originally compiled for the study, Dr. Beecher, said, was the consent of the patient men 1 tioned. Even then, he said, "statements regarding consent are meaningless unless one knows how fully the patient was informed of all risks and if these are not known, the fact made clear." Dr. Beecher said he wished to affirm that "American medicine is sound and most progress in it soundly attained," but cautioned: "I believe the type of activities mentioned will do great harm to medicine unless toon corrected," iisans, according to the Iron rule of communism, are a 1 r § a d; dead ducks politically, if not y« physically. The Stalimtype o blood 'purges, though not far away, are yet to come in China With Peng out of the way the leading contenders for Mao's job are "President" Liu Shao-chi, Marshal Lin Piao, the defense minister, and Teni Hsiaorping, secretary general o the Communist party. In the view of AsUn diple mats, President Liu Shao-chi i at present the foremost candi date for the succession. He is a dogmatic Communist and fierc foe of Russian revisionism an is believed to be Mao's persona choice. But Teng Hsiao-ping, the youngest of the contender, is a! so the shrewdest and most am bitious. As secretary genera] o the Communist party he alread: wields enormous power in Ch na. With Mao gone, he may we! outmaneuver and outwit his vals. For the free world, of course the crucial question Is whethe Mao's successor is likely t Got-Termites: Coll ACME! Don't Want Termites? Call ACME! PO 3-3280 ACME TERMITE CO. John Tyrone All Worfc Guaranteed 78 Years fxper/eitet BILL BEARD Auto Body Paint & Glass Works 2218 Birch St. (Rtw) Ph. PO 3-8345 hange China's foreign policy ignificantly. Some of President Johnson's dvisers apparently believe that more liberal leaders will follow Sut in the view of specialists on le present regime in Peking. hina this is wishful thinking. No matter who of the leading ontenders steps into Mao's hoes he is bound to be a merm er 6f the dictator's old guard. His best interests will lie In dentifying himself at closely as ossible with Mao's image and its doctrine of revolutionary irinkmanship. No doubt in China, as in all Communist countries, the death of the charismatic infallible eader is bound to unlease a permanent struggle for power. However, it must be remem- iered that Russia had to wait 0 years for "liberal" technocrats like party boss Brezhnev and remier Kosygin t& take iver the helm. China might likewise have to go through a number 6f intermediate stages before new leaders, free from the limitations of Mao's heritage, could succeed in coming to power. Until then the United States will have to find ways and means to coexist and deal with Mao's die-hard successors even if the price is China's mem bership in the United Nations to prevent a r*sh of "little" wars and perhaps a major nuclear conflict. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Friday, June 17, the 186th day of 1966. There are days left in the year. Today's highlight in LEACHVILLE'S HEAD START-Some 60 pupils are enrolled in Lecahville's Head Start program under the direction of Elementary Principal Homer Bridges. Four pre-school clsases are being conducted each day from eight to 12 noon with lunches being served. The school will run for eight weeks. (Courier Newl Photo) Leatherneck's Last-Man Stand longest Night of My Life CHU LAI Viet Nam (AP)-A > said that all but two oi Ho- Howard radioed for air sup. | on the machinegun position, but _ •"' . . . .•'__,, .- i , —i >*„„;,,„ into kit 11,0 v;»t it faiioH In si ence the enemy Marine sergeant who was ward's reconaissance team wounded three times in the Ko- ; were casualties. rean War got hi» fourth Purple' Heart yesterday — on a rocky hilltop, in Viet Nam. port. Marine jets hit the Viet Cong positions with napalm, luuay o mjBiMiB" 11 *** "i"""^ On this date in 1775, the Battle of Bunker Hill was fought. The British took the hill, but lost 1,054 men in thft process. On this date In 1858, Abraham Lincbln de- \ livered his now famous speech which began, "A house divided against itself cannot utartd." Lincoln had just been chosen by an'Illinois state convention as a candidate for the Senate. In 1943, Allied bombers pounded Naples and Sicily. • In 1944, French forces of liberation Invaded the Island of Elba. In 1948, the first mobile radiotelephone service through regular exchanges was opened. Ten years ago -r The National Revolutionary Movement was returned to power in Bolivia with the election of Hernan S. Zuazo as president. In Peru, a Conservative party candidate, Manuel Prado, was elected president the same day. Five years ago — The U. S. rejected Soviet terms for a nuclear test ban treaty, declaring it would not continue indefinitely its voluntary suspension of nuclear tests in the absence of progress toward a treaty. One year ago — President Johnson said Communist North Vietnamese official had ex- preted opposition to any peace negotiations on the Viet Nam war. He said a foreign ambassador had informed him of this. "It was the longest night of my life," said S. Sgt. Jimmie Howard, 36, of San Diego, Calif. Howard suffered a back wound while leading 17 other Marines in a last-man stand. They fought heroically against an attacking force of 250 Viet Cong in the early morning darkness. Howard's small band of Leathernecki held out fir five hours until Marine reinforcements arrived in helicopters and drove off the attackers. . * * * From a hospital bed in Chu where he was in satisfactory condition, Howard told how hii small force nearly ran out knives, bayonets and rocks, to beat back the enemy. "We wanted think we still had grenades," Howard said, "when the reinforcements got to us, we had just eight rounds of ammunition left." By that time, Howard, said, Howard said the Viet Cong at- and helicopters strafed them tacked just before 1 a.m. : with rockets and machinegun "They lobbed 60-millimeter j fire. mortar at us and then opened up with machinegun and small- arms fire," he said. "From then on it was Katie-bar-the-door." "We played gopher when they charged up the hill. We got down on the deck (ground). They had us surrounded and were coming up the hill." , , , he had only seven men left who were able to pull a trigger and five of these were among the headquarters wounded. U.S. military Political Candidates Tht Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidates for office in the forthcoming Democratic Primary election: Legislative Post No. 1 BILLY NICHOLSON District Prostcutiflj Attorney RALPH E. WILSON it failed to silence the enemy fire. A squad of Marines swept around the machine gunners' right flank, and the Viet Cong About 6 a.m., helicopters fled, brought in Marine reinforce-1 Another hero of the fighting ments and after a brisk fight was Navy medical corpsman drove off the Viet Cong. The reinforcements were pinned down by machinegun and sniper fire when they landed 100 yards from the base of the hill. An air strike was called Billy Holmes of Madison, Tenn. Holmes spotted a wounded Marine being dragged away by a Viet Cong soldier, attacked the Viet Cong and pulled the wounded Marine to safety. MEDI-PAK ENROLLMENT ENDS JUNE 20 Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield 6th & Gaines / Little Rock, Ark. 72203 Send me your FREE FOLDER explaining how MEDI-PAK works with Medicare to give the most complete health protection plan ever offered. NAME ADDRESS. 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