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Saturday, October 6, 1951
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BLYTHKYILLE (ARK.) COURIER NBWS SATURDAY, OCTOBER «, l»ll Russian Propaganda Says U.S. 'Probes Are Purge by Police WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, (A*») — RUMian propaganda U are twisting fee many UJS. congre&stonal probes Into i virtual "secret police" purge wMdb hw Americans ' '] I vfng in *ea*r." Soriet broadcast* beamed to Rus•IR and satellite countries, and monitored here, give a distorted picture of the Far Eastern policy controversy, loyalty checXs, the Mc- Carthy.charges, the probes of the RFC, the Internal Revenue Bureau and crime. "The American* ltv« in fear," one broadcast began. "The agents of the American secret police penetrate everywhere. The secret police safes contain 116 million fingerprints of Americans, a figure nearly equal to the entire adult population of America.." Some Are Homeless Another said hundreds of thousand* of Americans are under suspicions, have lost their Jobs and have become homeless because of "the criminal activity of the notorious committee for checking loyalty/' Many are thrown in prison and "murdered in the . . .Fascist raids," another broadcast said, "Congress adopts, and the Supreme Court recognizes as being constitutional, barbarian laws which maV« encroachments on the elementary rights of millions of Anier- Arkmnsas News Briefs — 12th Livestock Show Near End In Little Rock Bf Tfce AMoeteUd FreM I.TTTLE ROCK.—The 12th an- BUftl Arkansas Livestock 8h o w •ndt s six-day run here tontRht wttti two calf scrambles, an auction and the Future Farmers of America, award program. Only the rodeo will carry over •nfcll tomorrow. The flnala will be held tomorrow afternoon, starling at 1:30. Aid Sought ROOK.—Rep. Wilbur MlUf (D-Ark) has been asked by til* Arkansas Public Expenditure Council to support legislation for public inspection of welfare rec- ordi. Mills la R member of the Joint conference committee which Is at- tepting to Iron out differences In tha House and Senate versions of th» proposed federal income tax law. Audit Attorney LITTER ROCK.— The Arkansas Highway Audit Commission has retained Martin K. Fulk, Little Rock attorney, to pursue any possible law violations revealed in 1U probe of the Stata Highway Department. 13 Killed in Week Violent mishaps In Arkansas this week have claimed 13 lives. A Roger* businessman and pilot was killed Friday when he was pinned beneath a tractor he was using to mow grass on the Rogers airport. The victim was Ralph McGregor, about 55, vice president of Rogers Aircraft Corp., and operator of a dairy. IN THE PROBATE COURT TOTl THE CinCKASAWBA DISTRICT OK MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of Joseph A. Goodln, Deceased. Cause No. IDS! To Chester Cloodln. Betty V/afford, Marieta Goodin and Alicia Noguera Goodln, Guardian of Marieta Ooodin, and any unknown Heirs of Joseph A. Goodin, Deceased: You arc hereby notified thnt Petitions have been filed in this Court by Chester Goodin. as Administrator of said Estate, and Individually Betty Watford and Marieta Goodin. by her guardian, Alicia Noguera Goodln, asking this Court to determine the heirs of Joseph A. Goodin, deceased: that said Petitions and evidence in support thereof will he heard at 10 o'clock A.M. on the 31 day of October, 1051. at the Circuit Courtroom in the Mississippi County Courthouse, Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, or at subsequent time or other place to which said hearing may be adjourned or transferred. ELIZABETH BLYTHE PARKER Probate Court Clerk By Opal C. Doyle. D. C. Graham Sudbury, attorney for Administrator. 106-13 "Unbridied attack* «emmir*g from EYE'S NEW -ITLE - Set lo compete in the 1951 "Miss Europe" beauty contest al Palermo, Italy, is Monique Vallicr of Algiers, Ihis year's "Miss France." anti-Communist hysteria «re not unknown to Senator McCarthy," said a broadcast which mentioned the State Department loyalty case centering around Ambassador Philip C. Jesaup. Another broadcast said th» Investigations have the American people frightened that many are even afraid to sign petition* containing excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. "Under the present political jsys tern of the United States it Is pos slble, U desired, to dismiss any woricer only for wearing a red tie," said a program which claimed that a National Labor Relations Hoard adviser recommended "with frank cynicism" that Nazi methods should be applied to strikers. Obituaries Father of Blyihevill* Man Dies in Searcy George Waltern Haralson of Augusta, Ark., father of Floyd Haralson of Blythevllle. diet! yesterday morning at Hawkins Hospital In Searcy. He had been in the hospital two weeks. Services were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today In Augusta. Mr. Haralson who was 7:1, was circuit clerk of Woodruff County. He leaves his son and a daughter, Miss Susie Dell Haralson of Augusta. Mrs. George Haralson died Aug. 1, 1051, DE-E-E-TOUR-R-R!—"Watch out for that new spur in Hopkins, Minn.," the Milwaukee Railroad dispatcher said to the engineer. The telephone pole smack in the middle of the tracks caused plenty of comment. Rut the railroad explained the tracks were laid thus to speed the job, wilh the p')lo slaicd for removal before the first train runs on th° new tracks. 'Ike' Raises New Flag SUPREME ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Europe. Oct. 6. lift— Gen. eral Dwight D. Eisenhower's new Atlantic Pact Supreme Headquarters flag was raised without fuss or flourish here yesterday. Read Courier News Classified Ads. HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Telegraph Editor Has Ulcers and a Paunch But The World Is His Yard NEW YORK, Oct. 8. (fl>)—The average American takes the weather and his daily newspaper for granted. Both p!ay a big role in his life, but he Isn't particularly interested in how they come nbout. ' He accepts th« access t« the truth that a free press gives him as a natural right—like breathing. He Is only dimly aware of an ever- present danger: that If governments succeed in any way In gagging or blindfolding his free press his right to know what h going on will then be at the mercy of seelng- eye politicians. He will be told only what the politicians want him lo believe. That is the kind of Alice-in-Wonderlam world Hitler, Mussolini ami Stalin created, where fact becomes fancy and fancy becomes fact — and truth h a bitter legend. Newsmen aren't ordinarily given to bugling I heir calling. They like It and let it RO at that. But since this IE national newspaper week, I'd like to tell you something about a guy mere Important to you than you know or care—the telegraph editor of your own newspaper, Public Knows Two Hollywood has made the public aware of two stock caricatures in our craft—the cigar-chewing, rough- barking managing editor, and the brash, hard-drinking star reporter who Rullops into the office shouting, "Tear open the front page, chief. I got Ihe story." But, so far as I know, no movie ever ninde a hero of Ihe telegraph editor. Nobody ever built a monument to him. No grateful reader ever left him n million dollars, or even shook him by the hand mid said, "Gee, you did a swell Job today." As a mal.ter of fucL the average reader probably thinks a telegraph editor Is somebody who counts the telegrams for Western Union. Well, what does he tio? Who is he? WAR He Is the man through whom the American people get their ideas nbout the world beyond their own home town, and what Is going on in thnt world. He picks from the, mass of news that pours across his desk nil day the significant items you ought tc hove to understand the world you live In. That's pretty vital to you. What kind of man Is this, who has the earth for a front ynrd? Often he is a [juy who never left his own state but can tell you the Inslrle politics of Iran or the latest market .quotation on a Hong Kong dollar. He usually has > hobby — growing rcses. studying the life of Napoleon, or dreaming about how nice it would be to live on the Island of nail. I knew one who was trying to read the Encyclopedia Dritnnnica all the way through But he quit at volume ten after he got married. Ulcers and a Paunch The occupational diseases of the telegraph editor are ulcers, near-j slghtcdness from years of reading i copy, an expanding paunch from silting in a chair too long, and a dismal conviction that people really don't care about anything that happens mere than three doors from their own home. His favorite vice? BeKing on horse races. His greatest exercise Is ft daiij battle with the city editor. Ther. is only so much space In n newspaper. The city editor wants to (ill it with hometown news. The telegraph editor naturally wants to fill it wilh national and international news. Neither will ever be happy until .somebody invents rubber type and rubber paper. That's my pinnp-boy-of-the-week —the telcjraph editor. Some dull clay, dear reader, drop into your favorlle newspaper, for him and say, "thanks." But don't be surprised If he ilrotxs down dead. 1C there is one . thing a telegraph editor Isn't used I to—it's gratitude. (Continued Irom Page 1) U. N. tank force diverted heavy Red artillery emplacements. It :nade a bold sortie of Satae Valley, east of Heartbreak Ridge. Red artillery was so busy firing at the tanks the Heds had nothing left but mortars to shoot at attacking Infantrymen. One Tip "Sllll Out" United Nations forces now hold 1 but the extreme northern lip of Jour-mile long Heartbreak Ridge. Patrols began moving down from :he ridge, some 20 miles north of the 38th parallel, and probed Munching Valley. It is believed to have jcen A Red assembly area. The western offensive smashed nto the assembly area from which :he Rids twice launched Invasions toward Seoul. One U. S. 25lh Division patrol war, surrounded by Chinese for six lours Saturday in the Reds' old Iron Triangle staging area between Kumhwa and Pyongyang. Retreating Chinese left ben.-id :hem heavily mined roads. Engineers removed 300 antitank mines from a single road on the flat lands west of Chorwon. Thrilling Rescue Kepnrlcd Friday's air battle, 100 miles north of the 38th parallel, ended with the thrilling rescue of an American Sabre pilot. Lt. Bill N. Garrelt ol Bowling reen, Ky., was shot down In a 15-mimite fight between 33 Snbrei and 100 Russian-type MIO-ISs over Slnanju. He balled out and landed in a mud flat. Reds fired at him from all directions. Two Jets blazed back at the Reds. A flying boat piloted by Capt Robert C. Mason of Reno, Nev., plowed Ihrough the mud and threw Garrett a rope. Rescuers pnlled the Jet pilot aboard and the plane took uncomfiTt- antiaircraft off, bouncing through ably close bursts of fire. Women own approximately 11 per cent of the land in the United States. French Drop Paratroop Unit Soldiers to Stiffen Defenses in Thai SAIGON, Indochina, Oct. 6. (APi —The French army announced today French paratroops have been dropper! to stiffen the defenses o! threatened Nghia Lo, largest town ... the Thai Federation, 90 miles northwest of Hanoi. The announcement said French and foreign legion paratroopers float, ed down on the beselged valley o Nghla Lo from American C-47's anc C-46's and from lumbering Gnt- man-bullt Junker transports. The5 set up a defense line at the mountain pass of Glahoi, 12 miles northwest of Nghla Lo, at the head of the valley. Two Hems Get Senate Priority D«f«n«« Budget, Foreign Aid Bill Up for Action WASHINGTON, Oct. «. W>—Two of the biggest bills of the 82nd Congress— a $56.937,808,030 defense budget and a »7,483,400.00 foreign•>ld measure—are slated for a high priority when the Senate meets Monday. Administration leaders are confident "they will be pushed through rapidly and w 11 li little trouble. The defense budget measure, b.'f- eest peacetime appropriation bill in the nation's history, cleared the House yesterday. It previously had passed both branches but differences over amounts forced a second trip through Congress. Its total Includes $19,888.032,030 for the Army, $15.877,891,000 for the Navy and Marine Corps, 520.642,785.000 for the Air Force and $529.100,000 for the of/Ice of secretary of defense, The services have In addition an estimated $37,000,000.000 in carryover funds from previous appropriations, making a total of $94,- OOO.OCO.OOO available for spending. Of this, an estimated $40,000.000,000 Is expected to be actually spent during the fiscal year endln? next June 30. Most of the balance will be set aside to pay for already-ordered tanks, planes and other weapons when they are delivered in later years. DRAFT (Continued from Page 1) months. The Navy in 15 Moiilhs Navy is releasing Its after Negro Deaths Cornelius Laboard Dies; Rites to B Tomorrow Services for Cornelius Latjoard, 60, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the West End Baptist Church with Rev. O. C. Johnson, pastor of the church, officiating. Laboard died at his home on South Boon St. last Thursday. He leaves his wife, Dora Laboard; and one sister. Minnie Aldrich of Osceola. Caston Funeral Home is In charge and burial will be In Lane Cemetery. listed men In this category about 15 months service. The Marine Corps will release by June, 1952, its volunteer and inactive reserves—both enlisted and officer—who were assigned to duty Before June 30, 1951. They will have served an average of about. 14 months. Another letter from the Pentagon, this one from Defense Secie- :ary Robert Lovett, went yesterday House Speaker Sam Rayhurn. It asked "urgently" for a flat :en per cent pay raise for everyone in service, retroactive to last July 1. It would be limiied to $800 a year for any individual. Lovett estimated the expense at around $800.000,000 a year. He said that in view of hepvy defense spending, he was reluctant to make the request, but rising living costs made it urgent. Boyle, Gabrielson Investigations End WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. I/P) — Twin Senate investigations of contracts between the Democratic and Republican national chairmen and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation came to nn uncertain fnrt today. An official report is still to come —and there is even a possibility the probe may be resumed. SHEET METAL WORKS —— — ==OF ALL KINDS Custom work for Ring, alfalfa mills, oi) mills. Custom Shearing up (o M inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway Phorre 2651 Negro Gospel Singer To Give Program Here Mollie M. Gates, Negro gospe slmjcr of Chicago will present a proRiam of 'gospel music at th Pilgrim Rest Church Monday at 11 p.m., according to an announce ment made today by C. W. Alexair der, pastor of the church. The public Is Invited. Read Courier News Classified Ads CORN MARKS THE SPOT—Carl D. Snider, a farmer near Olncy, IU.. holds his hand over the spot in his corn held named by the U. S. Census Bureau as the exact center of population of the United . States. The point is 42 miles west and seven miles south of the 1(40 center o! population, located near Carlisle, Ind. Sen. McClellan Tags Administration as Cause of Inflation INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 6. (/p)_Seil- ator John I,. McClellnn (D-Ark) last night criticized current government practices as "socialistic" and charged the administration with Ijeinsf the cause of inflation. He spoke at a meeting of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, a social-economic organization lormed to combat "socialized statism." 'Our tax and spend policy Is not sound economy." Senator McClellan said. "We now assume too much that the government must prime the pump. The false security of deficit spending is the fuel that feeds inflation." Newspoperfcoy Day LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 6. (AP>— Today was newspaperboy day Arkansas. Vandenberg Diary Asked WASHINGTON. Oct. 6. (&i — Harold E. Stassen asked Senate in- vesUsators today to snbpena the diary of the late Senator Vanrfen- berg (R-Mich) to corroborate "the essential facts" of his earlier testimony about a 1949 White House conference on China aid. Cabbage comes in three colors white, red and green. Body of Hayti Soldier Is Returned for Burial The body of Pfc. Thomas R. Alexander, son of Thomas D. Alexander of Hayti, is being returned for burial, according to a Department of Defense announcement. The ship bearing the bodies of 612 soldiers killed in Korea is expected to dock In San Francisco this week, the announcement said. The body of Pfc. Alexander will be accompanied to Hayti by a military escort. First Sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. founded at DePauw University, Indiana, in January of 1870, was (he first sorority in the United States according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Read Courier News Classified AdH GO TO A MOVIE THEATRE TODAY! LEVEE TAXES NOW DUE Will Be in Blytheville October 6 thru 13 2nd Floor - Court House See Me There or Mail Your Check or Money Order (with Exchange) to Me at Wilson. MRS. EMILY P. TRAMMEL BOX 358 I.evee Tax Collector WILSON, ARK. Proclam FREEDOM OF THE PRESS-From Zenger to Oatis Illustrated by Ralph Lane Today Bill Oatis siti m a not much different from the c-rfe rhat printer Peter Zenger occupied more than o cenrary 090. Both vere guilty cf the some "crime" — fewte* and focttiof reporting m defiance of a tyrannical oor- ernment. It can only be hoped that America's modern Hamilton* and Froak- will not for o momow cean their efforts t» free Oatis, and defend ttwt inalienable right EKjak Lave- joy a'icd for—the right ef trie people to complete freedom o< informalran. co»rt reportorial comritured "espionage. In of the western w Jo for 70 day*, the court to week and d Denied his glosses, rn swen. as if f WHEREAS, the Motion picture industry is celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the first theatre dedicated to the exclusive showing of motion pictures, and WHEREAS, the motion picture has proved itself during that hnlf a century and continues to he the greatest element devoted exclusively to entertaining our fellow citizens, and WHEREAS, fhe motion picture industry has proved itself during those years the greatest force for carrying the American ideal to all of the nations of the carlh where a free screen and discussion arc tolerated, and WHEREAS, the motion picture has .proved itself one of the great means of enlightening and educating our people, and WHEREAS, it is fitting that we pause to take cognizance of (he vital and heloved place MOTION PICTURES occupies in our happiness, prosperity and national safety, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Doyle Henderson, Mayor of the City of Blytheville, through the powers invested in me hy th« Common Council, do herchy proclaim the period OCTOBER 1 to NOVEMBER 30, 1951 as ITS MOVIETIME BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS, USA, and do urge all citizens to participate in fhe Golden Jubilee of the American Motion Picture Theatre. MAYOR Blytheville, Arkansas

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