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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 5, 1950
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FACE EIGHT BLYTJrEVTLL!! (ARKJ COtTRIEB NEWS : TUESDAY, DECEMBER g, U.S. Casualty List In Korea Outstrips Other U N Members »y The Aj»cl»l«i Press With the exception of the Ko- r*«ni themselves, the Onited States h«s contributed the most and »»'r f«r«i by far the greatest casualties In the United Kalians war to lorn back Communist aggression in Korea. The total number of Americans fighting on the ground In Korea is estimated at about 100.000. Probably about 26.000 more naval and Air Force men have been engaged. The toUl casualties ol all three sen-ices tolal 31.184, Including 4.78!) killed. 21.900' wounded and 5.013 jnisslns. These casualties Include only those whose next, of kin had been notified up to Dec. 4. Unofficial estimates havr. placed the number In the ROK (Republic at Korea) army at about 100.000. The Korean defense minister said on Dec. 2 he believed nearly 1.000.000 South Korean soldiers, police and civilians had died. Pive other nations have about 17.900 men In action In Korea. Available reports, admittedly incomplete, indicate they have suffered about 349 casualties. U.S. bj- Sli Times These figures would indicate thai the United States lias furnished about six times as many men for the ground fighting as the other TJ.N. Allies and has suffered more than 90 times as many casualties. Bract comparisons' cannot be made, however. Naval contributions to the U.N. force have come from 10 nations. The ships of seven have teen combat action. Likewise, six member nations have contributed air assistance. The airmen of four have been in action How many men are m these forces also is not available in most cases The counlry-by-country contribution : Britain — This country hns senl nome 10,000 troops-to help the U.N In Korea. Casualties were listed Nov. 16—Before the Chinese communist offensive—at 51 killed, !5( •wounded, and five missing. Commenting on these figures, opposition leader • Winston Cluirehil said the country should "thank God" that British losses hart licer no heavier, especially "in view c., thf. fact that the U.S. losses have been perhaps 200 times as great." NO *,Tiirk Casualties Turkey—This was the first coun try after the United States to vol unteer ground forces for the U.N operation, offering 4,500 men fo the common cause. No official cas ualty report la yet available. Greece—Th* Athens government, which put down a loog and bloody Communist-led rebellion about a year ago, offered 5,000 men for thn Korean war. A battalion or about !,000 o( these, recently sailed for Korea on a U.S. Navy troop transport. They may now be In the vicinity of Korea hut Ihey have not yet been reported in action. Canada—Except for the U.S. and Korea. Ottawa has committed the largest number of men to the fighting. An advance parly of 3f)D already has landed. About i.OOO men are to sail soon to join them. The hulk of Ihe. 10.000-nian lorce is training at Fort Lewis. Wash. Philippines—The Filipino. 1 :, fishing thf Hukbala- uip rebels and financial confusion at homr. have sent 1.200 men In Korea. These troops have been en. and one has been killed in action. Australia—An Australian balla- lon of about 1.000 arrived in Korea about six weeks ago. Although ac- ".ually engaged for only a fe<v weeks. :hey saw heavy action recently, along with the British. Nov. IS. before the heavy fighting, they had had 30 killed In action and 104 wounded. Bangkok Sends Troop* Thailand — Bangkok sent 1.200 droops to Korea. They have been in action, but no casualty reports are available. Prance — The hulk or Prance's available armed forces is having a serious lime with the Vietminh rub- els led by Moscow-trained Ho ChE- Minh. A battalion of French troops numbering 1,200 men Is .en route to Korea. New Zealand—This country Is as- . sembling a volunteer force of 1,100 to send to Korea soon. Colombia—Bogota has offered the U.N. 1.080 men. South Africa—A fighter squadron of 31 officers and ll2 enlisted mci. recently went into action. Sweden—A special medical unit of 44 men has bcnn sent to Korea. No casualties have been reported. Beleium — An Infantry battalion of 1,000 men has -started for Korea. 'Hie Netherlands—A battalion of 600 men is en route. A destroyer is in operation. Luxembourg—A 60-man detachment from this email country is being sent to the Korean battlefields. ^ Puerto Rico—In addition lo fhp. forcrs from IhE continental United Stales, iVip Puerto H leans raised a special brigade of their own for Employer's Quarterly Tax Return for Household Employees i OI.B-AO* AMD KTIYTVOM -fi*Flor«f'« Ntac led Min* Iran It* Ctltsiu Cargo for Red China Ordered Jnloaded by Customs Officials FI]| in ont line f<x <ich houvchold employee in whom jron [uid JSO or more cnh wjjjcj in the cjlcndir qujnei coveted by thU .return, if the employee worked (or you on Z4 or more different Hiys in ihit quarter or on 24 01 mnr< different dayi in the preceding qnjrrcf. Plt*tt xn iik tt J Taxes Due, — J; CD plajrtc'* Soci&J Se^ontj Account Kurahtf- Kune (W Emptojtt. (TE^IM m»rt u MOW* o« JGCOUHT MCHUE r*ie) , Milt cb«k W money orAtt p*yifek 10: In»«ri^\ Total COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL JLEVEKUE k«« \ Cish Wijtt Cnh B'J/CI PjiJ [o Employee ia i J oj total cash wages. Enter total Ije.rt EMPLOYER TAX PLUS l,'-i% JMPLOYH. TAX) Ifflptojrt'j Niail *ai AJitsti , —— Tixcs d p*r| tosiflti 0 til ben d ay l-.ov.Ldj! i SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. S. <AP> — U9tonw officials, octui!!. on. De- artmeJit, of Commerce'orderfi, have ircctfd (hat carzo tor Red China • Hontf KonK be unloaded from hrer freighters here before they ailed. Orders went out yesterday (y? un- oad 12 tons of extra-hard steel rom the Norwegian ship Iparii. The tcel wa.s consigned dii'ectly to a Red China firm at Tientsin. Customs oiliclals said the silicon l«ei sheets, which could he used is armor plate, wa.s shipped by the PacKic Tradine Company of Bos- .0)1. Collector of customs Paul Leake Innird * requmt by local aseni-s for the I^adi ownei^_ that lhe.y be allowed lo past $25.000 bond ss s rantee tliat thr steel would be returned lo the U.S. The agents explained thaf. thr, steel was at the bottom of a hold and that removing it. plus eosi. nf delaying the ve.viel. would bf. about ilS.OOO. The request came from Ballouf Gulhrie and Co., Ltd,, local for the Ivarian'line,'theNorw»(iui<' corporation owning lh« Iga'di, '", "In ordinary um«» we »'o«lil b« more sympathetic n.o the ag«nt'»; r rcqucsU." Leake Mated, "but, Ihss*^' are not ordinary times and we must " be realistic and practical «nd t«k» every legal precaution." "' FOIi.M FOR llOUSewlVCS' 1'AV.MENT OF SERVANT'S SOCIAL SECURITY—The Bureau of Intern Revenue and the Social Security Administration have revealed the new combination envelope and report b which housewives will be expected to rcuort their servants' earnings every three months and to mate payment of payroll deductions for social security. The flap of the envelope, at top. constitutes the report form. One line must be filled out for every maid, chauffeur. ?ardener, or other household employe earning mere than 550 and working more than 24 days in every three months. Housewives are supposed to deduct 1-1 > per cent of each servants' wayc, and make a similar I-1J2 per cent payment themselves, as the employer, j Housewives who prefer may pay the whole 3 per cent tax themselves without making deduction from em- | * lfmy lntiian women in New Mcx- ploycs' wages. The new social security law provisions covering domestic workers takes effect on Jan. t, 1951. | ba"^""*^'^ th^ cu.s"om o" their first payment is due to be mailed to nearest Collector of Internal Revenue within 30 days after the close of j people hundreds of years aco. Laree the first quarter-year which ends March 31. Thereafter the form must be sent In every three months. I bundles often are also carried this ' way. One T/7'ng's Sure; You're Still in the Army, Statistic or No WASHINGTON. Dec. 5. t'jfi Some "statistical" drad. information which might endancrcr national security must. bf. cleared with national headquarters of Selective here before being marie public. That became apparent, loday aj- (pr New York city's draft boss said thi Army had ordered a blackout on figures of draft inductions and | n.xaminations "in the .interest of] national security. 1 ' The Defense Department, quickly denied it- had issued the order. Rut Selective Service officials said later that, in line with a re- crm White House order, they had askrd stats draft headquarters to send to Washington any "statistical" data which might endanger national security. ^Mow rn define "statistical?" SP- Irrtive Service is workinc on that now. \ Florida's coastal water* abound in the world's fight- ing-cst fish. Battling marlin, sailfish, and tarpon thrill anglers who come here (or "deep-sea fishing at its best"! %^.\ %^ f Whiskey at rte'Fest Hill and Hill will not make you an expert fisherman, but it will provide you with "whiskey at its best"! A truly praise-winning catch of rich Kentucky flavor! MCKESSON Gfoin Neutral SfiifiH - Ullle Rock Korea. Nationalist China—Offerer! 33.000 \-eteran infantiymen. Tlic offer was not accepted for strategic reasons. India—An offer nf a field ambulance unit has been accepted. Montana has coal reserves of '2'jy,- 000.000,000 tons. War Planes for Italy BRINDI3I. Italy. Dec. .5. r,P) — Tlie U.S. freighter Exermont docked here today with the fourth shipment of American war planes and parl.s for Italy's air force under the Atlantic Pact arms aid program. The unloading began ,under heavy guard. FORD IT'J T«t xriTEST FORD! It's tht finest Tord! And k : x limit for the \cacs ahead —with 13 ntiv t! Loot AheicT' Features! Tor exiinpU, new Automatic Rsdt Control mztrs t\en rough roads caiy on you—easyon tht car itself. The new Key-Turn Starter lets you stjrt vnur engine with lusla hvislof the ignition key—no billions to ptuh, nr> ncdaN »o rrach foi! 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At «ot)!e of tlip^e '(.nil?, il's ccoHoniitHlly • pn'il>|p to produce rtrrtrir power ... at ollirr?, il is not. \Vhrrr llic production of rlrclririly in;il\r- >rt>>r. il ran !>r a irnnd tlunj; fnr Ainrrirn, if drlixrrtng llic power doesn't CD.-I loo much. Fnriunalrly. nipst of llif power linn? nrrrird lo deliver goveriuncul-made clcclricily to tucrs are in exist pure, the |i-eal majotily of ihcm buill by tlie bufinp««-inanagp(l electric companies of llie country. And ll>c?r coiupaninf ,= laiui rr.idy lo buy and ilislrilujtc ilii? Eovcnntifnl electricity slonjr witli tlir power they produce llinnselves. a! rales fi.\e<! by local, sl.ile or fc.der;il "rovernnieiils. 'lllis arrnngemenl would save (lie American people llic billion? i>f dnll;ir« il would nt.'l to build anoibrr sel of power line? to diilribule government-made electricity feparalcly. ]l would nl?n assure nil n.-er? nf elcrlricilv (lie, beTiefil of any fmtns:? made possible al llie dani=. 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