The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1950 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, April 13, 1950
Page 6
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

PAGO! SIX Kil THEVlLLf! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL IS, Russians Streaming into Shanghai Evacuees Say 38 Foreigners Leave China By Railroad Bjr Fred Hunpson HONG KONG, April 13. V slam are streaming into Shanghai, SS foreigners Just arrived from Communist China said today. "You don't see them so much as you feel them." That was the comment of one of Die arrivals, the first large group to get out of Shanghai since the Reds cased their ban on train travel by foreigners. Best estimate of these foreigners Is that about. 5,000 Russians are in Shanghai—mostly civilian technicians and political workers. Not a one saw a Russian In military uniform. This was in contrast to many reports that have filtered Into Hong Kong. These within recent weeks have had Russian soldiers patrolling Shanghai streets, owning anti-aircraft defenses and doing other ac- tive'military 1 duttese. Four Are American The arrivals, who included four Americans, said the Russians are being given the best housing accommodations In Shanghai—a situation arousing much resentment. This .confirmed reports prevalent here lor some time. The 88 were among 154 foreigners jam-packed on the little coastal vessel Heinrich Jessen, built to accomodate 36 passengers. The ship took the maboard at Tientsin, north China port where they had gone by rail from Shanghai. Sixty-eight other passengers were evacuees from nortu China brought out by the international refugee organization. They left immediately by air for Palestine. -.' Like Sardines Despite the sardine-like doubling up to get so many aboard the Jessen, the passengers were ail unties, one summed it up: "We're hot. hungry, dirty and happy." There was no enthusiasm for Shanghai under' the communists. They said about 2,000 more foreigners want to leave Shanghai. Secretary of State Dean Acheson •aid in Washington yesterday the United States is giving up efforts to get the 2,00 out by sen. Tlie Communists balked an attempt lo J«rry them out to the Hnev Gen. W. H. Gordon.'Negotiations to use ttoc British motor vessel Anking fell .trough Tuesday. Acheson said the 'tJ. S. will ask the Reds to permit th» foreigners to get out by rail to Hong Kong or Tientsin. *» ?• - Vtaaa Took Week* ' Tbosit who arrived here said it took weeks to get special visas to to; to Tientsin and the slightest Irregularity caused cancellation. V1*K for two were voided after their baggage was aboard the train It la >. almost, impossible to do truiinesi In Shanghai, they said, because -of the mounting taxation, p«Hr restrictions and heavy pen•Hta for trivial offenses. :&. Briton «aid conditions are intolerable "not only for foreigners 'RAMBLER' INTRODUCED HERE—The new Rambler, marking Nash Motors' entry into the low- piiced automobile field, will go on display In Blythevllle tomorrow at Shelton Motor Co., 215 South Second, A custom convertible, it Is the first model In a new Nash series. The Rambler has a 100-Inch wheelbase and an overall length of 176 Inches. It Is powered by an 82-horsepower, six-cylinder engine. U.S. to Entomb 'Unknown Soldier' WASHINGTON, April 13. (/P)—An# American serviceman resting In an unmarked grave somewhere over- ;eas will he picked next year to )e entombed in Arlington- National 3enietery *s the "unknown soldier" of world War II. He may be a soldier, sailor, marine, coastguardsmnn or airman, white or negro, Protestant, Catholic or Jew. But he must be one Of the 8,000 unidentified American dead of the last war—burled now on foreign soil. The final selection will be made at Independence Hall in Philadelphia May 26, 1951: The body, to be picked from among six, will be enshrined ' beside the remains of the unknown soldier of World War I, as ordered by Congress. The name of the person who will make the final selection in Philadelphia has not been disclosed. As soon as the choice has been made, tiic other five bodies will be returned overseas for reburlal. The unknown will lie In state In the rotunda of tlie capital In Washington. May 30, Memorial Day, the remains Arlington. will be entombed In Auto Club Changes Its Chivalry Code LOS ANGELES. April 13. (/TV- Chivalry in an automobile can be fatal, and the ladies shouldn't expect It. Thiis spoke the Automobile Club of Southern California yesterday In but for Chinese as well." The Chinese, he added, are developing underground resistance and the Reds are replying with more rigid discipline. Supersonic Planes Called Too Expensive For Operation How WASHINGTON, April 13. (IT)— It will be a long time -before most U. S. combat planes catch up with the speed of sound, a Navy aeronautics expert said today. He said supersonic planes are just too ex- ixmslve to operate. "While supersonic aircraft operation is now technically feasible," declared c. C. Sorgen of the Navy's bureau of aeronautics, "It is also tremendously expensive because of the brut* force required for propulsion. "For many years to come, with the exception of high performance Interceptor fighters and guided missiles, tlie bulk of our service combat ' aircraft will be so-called subsonic aircraft," he told the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in a prepared address. Tlie best location for a poultry farm Is declared by experts to be within the area of a large community, where prices are maintained nt top levels. a revised "code of manners" for women 'automobile passengers. "The motorist has trouble enough Just keeping his eyes" on the road," said Joseph E. Havenner, public safety manager. "His female companion has no right to take offense when the little considerations normally due her sex are disregarded "Isn't a slightly discourteous escort preferable to a gallant corpse?" Russia, China Ratify Treaty MOSCOW, April 13. W— Sovie Russia and the Chinese People's (Communist) Republic today announced ratification of their 30 year mutual aid treaty. Preceding ratification. « Pciping dispatch said, the leader of people's republic Mao, Tze-tung iold his government council: "We have acquired a reliable ally by the Sino-Russlan treaty of which we will fulfill domestic construction jointly oppose aggression of our'en- emies ami build the foundation lo establishing world peace.". The treaty and agreements, signed here Feb. 14 after two months of negotiations, provided for joint notion in the event of future aggression by Japan and any allies she may acquire, and for various types of economic and military cooperation between Russia and the Peiping government. Ruling on Rent Hikes Leads to Contusion . ST. LOUIS, April 13. OT—Tenants still must pay sent Increases approved by the area rent boards. A federal court ruling in such a case, which was not explained immediately, led to confusion. A landlord's suit to collect an Increase approved by the board was dismissed by Federal Judge George H. Moore Monday, without comment: . ^ ' ' - ; This "led to the' belief'the court had ruled the Increase was' permissive, but not mandatory, as argued by a defense attorney. But Judge Moore then explained he dismissed-the suit because only $23.50 was involved and he lacked Jurisdiction. French Protest Group Fizzles U.S. Arms Unloaded As Red Mobs Move, Off Despite Threat Br Carl Hartmmn CHERBOURG, France.'April 13.' IP)— A Communist protest demonstration fizzled today ns French workers began unloading the first American guna set undef the Atlantic defense pact. Strong police •md military detachments guarded the docks. In spite of a furious press and leaflet campaign by the Communists to get Frenchmen to refuse to unload the arms and to demonstrate In protest against their arrival, a feeble attempt early this morning by some 50 demonstrators ended In 10 minutes without a tussle. First (o France Tlie shipment—first to come to continental Prance under the Atlantic Defense Pact agreement—arrived before dawn today aboard the 9.000-ton freighter American Importer. Dock workers, some of:them suffering from long unemployment, de- fled Communist-led union pleas to refuse to take the gtms from the liolds. Instead 00 of them swarmed over the ship and began lowering heavy artillery onto the docks with cranes. , About 600 military police a'nd^ln- fantry soldiers scaled off the vn.- loadlng area of this northern port where millions of tons of war material poured In lo sustain allied armies during the last year of the war with Germany. The police guard allowed only those with special passes to enter the area, taking no chances with the Communists' oft-repeated threat to throw oil such arms Into the sea. Banr! Dispersed , A small band of demonstrators gathered near a bridge In the port area, but soon dispersed without incident. As the arms, which also Included containers of nitrogen, were un- loadel they we're loaded aboard heavily guarded railroad cars. The unloading operation Is expected to be completed later today. It was the second time in two days that American arms shipments to Western Europe were unloaded peacefully despite Communist threats. . , A similar cargo arrived in Naples. Italy, yesterday and was' lowered ashore under heavy police and troop' guard without Incident. Piqued by the failure of their demonstration in Naples the Communists ordered a general strike throughout the city. Tills also had little effect on the normal life of the city. .~~T~—"t~3-u^xpi {'try >Vf—<*>y*~j"«Tf.w| V^^n-^I^^Tfn^^ffffXpr >M I STAYED UNDER WATER .THREE WEEKS—The U. S. Navy Submarine Pickeral (above) cruised from , Hong Kong, China, to Hawaii without surfacing, the Navy announced. The sub, with a snorkel "breather", covered th« 5,200-mile distance in 505 hours. • "•'•:.-. Polio Victim Gives Birth To Daughter ATLANTA, April 13. (AF>— A daughter was born last night to the 23-year-old polio victim for whom friends held a mass prayer. Immedinlely after delivery, Mrs. James Dentley of Palmeto, G-.i., who left an iron lung 16 days ago, was placed in a chest respirator. ' Attendants at Grady Hospital said the young mother and baby were Iri fair condition. After Mrs. Bentley was stricken Feb. 18, her physician told her husband that prayer was the only answer. The Rev. Carl J. Mowell called a prayer meeting at the Baptist Church and most of the townsfolk at Palmetto showed up to ask divine help for the young woman. Last night, Bentley said simply, "We believe God has answered our prayers." The 27-year-old husband grinned as lie added, "we're tickled Its a girl. We already have a one and a half year old boy." Village Named for Rabbi TEL AVIV, Israel — W— A new settlement in Israel has been named in honor of the late Rabbi Stephen S. wise, of New York. Immigrants from Romania^ and Hungary make up most of the settlers. The settlement Is situated'' on a rise .over-look Ing the Ayaiori' valley arid the foothills of the. Judean mountains. "Say It With Flowers" Blylheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hlwaj riiane COM Something Absolutely NEW! The New NASH RAMBLER CONVERTIBLE LANDAU! The vampire bn legend of the old world Is remarkable because real- life bats that suck blood are confined to tropical America. BIG DISCOUNT on brand new 1949 APPLIANCES The '50 models are here so out gu (he '49's! While (hey last you can get big discounts on Kelvinator refrigerators, ranges, water heaters.. .Apex washers, dishwashers, dryers, kitchen cabinets and sinks. Also. 1 1950 Kelvinator range offered at special discount because the porcelain was slightly chipped in shipment. HURRY! E. B. GEE SALES CO. South 2nd Street Phone 2026 W/m THE SAFETY JMO CO/WORT OF A SBXW/ LUTTRELLS FINE FOODS Phone 2011 Corner of Sixth & Chickasawba . Halves, in heavy syrup. No. 2!/2 . HUNT'S PEACHES - - - - fife 1 Fine Vegetable Soup ' Jack Sprat Turnip or ...... CAMPBELL'S 2 250 M'ST'D GREENS 2 can8 190 Jack Sprat • • • Joan of Arc DILL PICKLES ,,250 KIDNEY BEANS 2 _190 Choos* your flavor ' ' • e I*a f) y food JELLO 3^200 GERBERV . 3^250 Fresh. Firm ' . ••..-,:•:. . ; ......... PURE LARD - - - - 4 ib cm 49c Godchanx Pnr« . . Family size Kellogg's • CANE SUGAR 10 ,», 850 CORN FLAKES Jack Spral : California • - CORN MEAL 5 , b ; 250 SARDINES 2™ Fresh crisp. '. * box Cans RADISHES Fresh large ears bunch Fresh crisp 180 250 5c CORN ON COB 2 w 190 LETTUCE 2 S250 15ft je bcli. l*»y Tender For the First Time 1 . A»xM»prfc» 3OO worth of otpiipirimT* aid cuttam M. radio, MfeotW Ey. ComtirftxMd Ac Syrfwn ond many orfwr*—of AO •xftna cocff + Up ID 30 mlloi la o gallon mt •v*roB« highway speed. * Tha flfti sofi convertible. * Th« (Irrt roffk-proof eoiw.rMbl.. * Completely new continental •lyllnj—with cuitom tailoring to yovr order! * to handle and pork, • nd ha» fun 5-p«ii«nger rooml Wrth >U*w»ll Hru ••»«. Yes, everything you ever dreamed about in an automobile comes true today in (he new Nash Rambler Convertible Landiu! AU al lowest price! It's tlie world's smartest custom convertibk— super-safe and rattle-proof. It's a revelation in handling ease and safety—built with double rigid Airflyle Construction. Sec all three 1950 Nash Airflytes—America's greatest motor car values. SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY 215 So. Second — Blythevillc GROUND BEEF - New crop Texas sweet BERMUDA ONIONS 50 FRESH BEETS Delicious cooking apples Hriskel of Beef REDWINESAPS „, 120 STEW MEAT „, 270 Fresh Pure Meat 5 Pound » *5f^ Limit Fresh, home-killer! : Salt Meat DRESSED HENS „ 330 STREAK 'Vim >,, Country style pure I .can, mcitty PORK SAUSAGE ,, 190 HAM HOCKS Lenn For flavoring, smokcH PORK ROAST ,, 390 BACOH JOWLS ,„. 190 The New Sensation—for Auto or Household All Purpose Liquid Wax „_ size lie, Aluminum IVORY SOAP P ™, si , 50 FOIL WRAP Kn ,250 I,ar&e siie box OXYDOL or 5 slranrl DUZ 2 for 490 BROOMS ..,.,„ 850 Soft at old linen . •lb. * r 2501 me r^ew ->ensunon—ror Auro or Hou DURAX .

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page