The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 27, 1949
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLVTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 27,1949 Shanghai Victory Felf in Nanking Isolation of Envoys And Ntwsmcn End's In Rod-Hold City {Bditacv note: This dispatch from eonwpondent Seymour Top- piK 1* the tint to be filed from Communist-occupied Nanking since th» Chines* capital fell to the Ited* on April 25: It was filed by war of Shanghai.) • - By Sejmw T>ppln( NANKING, May 27—W)—Occupation of. Shanghai ended the month ]on» isolation ot diplomat* whom th« Communists treat as ordinary foreigners pending recognition of the Red government. Business men and correspondents *r« given ttie same courteous treatment. Foreigners have the usual freedoms but are restricted to within the city wills. Trier* was Indication here whether the Communists Intended to call this their capital or when a government would be formed. As a result many top diplomats may leave China as soon as travel la open to Shanghai since the embassies and legations are performing little more that consular functions. Correspondents have been told there Is no ban on the coBcclion and transmission of news. Bu» the cable office today announced the granting of usual press rates must await registration which has not yet been permitted. Dispatches move BOW only In commercial rates. The Nationalists bombing of Nan- king did no significant damage to the city. House Group Restores Part of FRP Fund Cut WASHINGTON, Mny 27. Wl — Heeding a plea by President Tru man, the House restored half o tlSO.000.000 cul from a forelgn-al money bill by its Appropriation Committee. The voice vote was 12fl to ». It voted to give *925,000,000 for government and relief in occupied areas Instead of the $850.000,000 recommended by the committee The President had asked for *!.000,000,000. After the committee cut h» said the 1850,000,000 would not be adequate. TOLL BRIDGE Continued from p*(t 1 Jefferaon City, who Is public relations director for the Missouri Highway Department, attended the dinner. L. S. Shade, president o! the Ca- ruthersvllle chamber, presided over the dinner meeting. General Sverdmp, who served under Gen, Douglas MacArthur In World War II, was the principal speaker. His subject was "Engineer- Ing with General MacArthur" and he Illustrated his talk with motion pictures made during an alignment to construct two airports In New Guinea and use of one of the landing fields was Instrumental In an attack on a alrbase where nearly 230 enemy planes were destroyed. The airports were constructed by native workmen under the direction of General Sverdrup and two Australians. They used shovels to level nnd drain the atr/lelds after the ground had been cleared of dense grass with sickles dropped from planes Sea Shells Used for Currency The workmen were paid witti old-lip shells, which to the na- ,lves were more valuable than .merlcnn dollars and the total cos or the labor was less than a nonth's pay (or a skilled workman n this country. The shells were ob alned In Australia. The films showed the natives n work on the fields and the freshl. noved dirt was packed by march ng the "junior crews" back an forth over the airstrip. Genera Sverdrup termed the native work men,the most faithful he had found nywher*. Completion of the larger of the wo airports was celebrated with a ance In which more than 10,000 atives participated. The medicine >en In their colorful costumes ere shown In the motion pictures nd the danco sUps served to fur- her pack th« ground which Amer- can airmen were to use the next ay - as a base for a surprise at- ack on the Japanese. General Sverdrup, a native of Sulen, Norway, served In World Wars I and II and formerly was hlet bridge engineer for the Missouri Highway Department. He now i a member of the engineering rm of Sverdrup and Parcel in St. x>uis and since 1946 has been as- Istlng the Caruthersvllle Chamber of Commerce with Its efforts to obtain the new bridge to span the Mississippi River near Cnruthcrs- ville and link that city and Dyersburg by highway. C. of C. Directors Elected The Cnruthersvlllc chamber held its annual election of directors losl night. Nine directors wore selected ay ballot from a list of 19 who hac been nominated. Five of the present board members were re-elected They are: Mr. Shade, who now Is serving as president; Dennis Cain Perry Coopcrmnn, Fred U llcnle; and Gordon Wright, Pour new dl British Plan Policy Toward Chines* Rtds LONDON, May 27. (/ft—A Foreign Office spokesman said yesterday irltaln Is consulting the United Stales and other nations in form- ng a policy toward Communist China. He said the talks so far have been informal. "We have made no contact with :he Communists," he said, but added that British consuls In Communist occupied territory are attempting to get In touch with Communist authorities. Eagles Plan Meeting MTTLE ROCK. May 27—</!')— Some 200 members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles from Oklahoma and Arkansas were expected today tor a two-state convention. The convention will end Sunday. Industrial Production Down for Fifth Month WASHINGTON, May 27. (/P) — The Federal Reserve Board reported esterday that Industrial produc- on droppe dn lAprll lor the filth tralght month and was continuing own in early May. The board's Index of production cached the lowest level since July, 947, with a five-point fall in April, •his tied the drop In March for le biggest decline since the war. April output, measured on the easonally adjusted index, skidded o 119 per cent of the 1935-30 aver- ge, compared with 184 in March nd an all-time high of 195 last October and November. Read Courier News Want Ads. rectors are: Wayman Dillman, Del bei*t Harper, George K. Reeves ant Cliff Smith. The new directors elect chamber officers before the next general meeting of the chamber membership. Read Courier News Want Ada SHEET METAL WORK. OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil milts. Custom Sheering up to 1/-1 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway Phone 2661 Four Siamese Kittens Born in Austin, Tex. AUSTIN, Tex., May 27. W/—Four Siamese kittens—looking like a four-leaf clover—were born Wednesday. A common growth Joins the stomachs of two cats and the legs of two others. There are four heads and 15 legs (counting as a leg two growing together). Dr. E. W. 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