The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1950 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 6, 1950
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VOL. XLVI—NO. 222 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS _. .. :.. ™ E DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST APU-»v*»c .„„„ ,„ "^""^ ~ ™ "^ BlythevIIte Dally Ken Blythevlllt Courier Truman, Attlee Agree *To Up Production Effort On Vital Raw Materials WASHINGTON, »ec. €. (/P)—Prime Minister Atllw of Britain d«- tUred today there will be "no ippeisement" of Communist Chin. In an effort to halt the Korean fljhtlnj. "We all know from our own bitter experience that appeasement does noi pay," he told a National J"re§» Club luncheon. . WASHINGTON, Dec. 6. (AP)-Pie S ident Truman and I rime Minister Attlee today agreed a vigorous effort must be made to increase production ancl assure most effective use of scarce raw materials available to the United States and Britain. lease Red Fire ^OrFaceA-Bomb/ Slassen Urges Ail-Out Assault Asked if Chinese Fail to Comply TOKYO, Dec. 6. (AP) ...... Harold E. Stasson urged today an immediate cease-fire in Korea— or if that fails— an all-out atomic and other assault, with weapons on Red China's military might. The former Minnesota governor and aspirant for the 1M8 Republican nomnation for President gave his views at a news conference a day after he had a private talk with General MncArthur. But with MacArthur's chief press olfim- at his elbow. Stasseti insisted the cease-fire or else plan was his own and that he had not discussed it with the U. N. commander. Stassen. president of the University of Pennsylvania, is on a personal world survey tour. In a statement circulated at the news conference he did not mention the atomic bomb. ,But he said If the Reds refuse to cease fire by midnight Friday MacArthur should be directed to strike "in any manner" at Chinese Communist military targets in Korea or China "Use Under •* After a morning meeting of the two government heads, the White House Issued this statement: "The discussion centered on the economic problems arising from the mutual defense efforts,, with particular reference to raw material requirements. • " "It was agreed that the problem of raw materials shortages was vitally urgent and that vigorous efforts should be made to increase production and to assure the most effective use of the limited supplies available. Agreement Is Apparent "A wide area of agreement was: apparent, and a working party was established to explore the matter further." The ^alks were broken oil at mid-day so that Attlee could keep an engagement to address the National Press Club. Another session was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. (EST). The forenoon meeting was the third conference- between the President and the prime minister since the British leader's arrival here Monday. Stephen Early, taking over duties as White House press secretary said that stress should be placed mcr meant pons If feasible. Stassen suggested that a cease fire should be followed by with drawal of .-.all-'•non-Korean force from Korea and.U.Ni mediation o differences over the countrv Stassen emphasized in his 500 word introductory statement tha those were his own views "and thej are not to be taken by inferenci or otherwise to represent the view, of the United States governmcn n">r of any L other individual." Stasxn Meets General 'He was closeted with MacArthu two hours Tuesday. Stassen had told correspondents after that scs sion he did not intend to make any statement on policy during his current world tour. Today's statement was mimeographed at MacArthur's headquarters under the heading 'Genera Headquarters, Par East Command Public Information Office. A spokesman at MacArthur's headquarters declined comment on the statement. on the "increase production" phase in the statement. Raw Material Emphasized He said the Increase the Ameri- Se« TRUMAN on I>ag« 1 —Courier NCWR rhoto ".,„, ,, lume mto 1(s COU> - JH "" cl «d '"to his coat collar like epttino ,-Kin i S ' C ' a c '"" y Blytheville resident appears to b strung cnuiier as he contemplates facing today's weather in -is thm =^rr,::-=':,::;- = :~; 29 More Missco Men 30 School Children Receive Immunizations About 30 school children receive!, shots and vaccinations yesterday at the immunization clinic conducted at Lost Cain School by Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health nurse. Diphtheria and tetanus as well as small pox vaccinations were given. Nine persons enrolled in the weekly maternity clinic conducted yesterday at the Health Unit Building Mrs. Fill said this morning. Seven of the enrollecs were examined. Weother Arkansas forecast: Clearing and very cold this afternoon. Fair and FAIR 'and COLD continued cold tonight and Thurs- xday Lowest temperature tonight 5 «.ortnwest to 15 southeast portion. Missouri forecast: Fair west, partly cloudy to cloudy east, light snow along eastern border early tonight- colder southeast; low 2-5 above west and south; Thursday incrcasin B cloudiness and warmer; high 15-20 east. Minimum this morning—22 Maximum yesterday—40. Sunset today—4:49. Sunrise tomorrow—6:54. Precipitation 24 'hours to 7am today—.38. ' " Snow—2 Inches. Total since Jan. 1—61.97. Mean temperature unidway between high nnd low)—31. Normal mean temperature for December—41.9. This Dale Last Year Minimum this morning—31, Maximum yesterday—CO: Precipilatlon Jan, 1 to this date —51.16. Mm Rosa Sallbi clerk of the* board, stated that today's call was for 10 men but of this number only 26 reported and six nere transferred to other boards, leaving eight de Hnquents. Two men were transferred to the Mississippi county Board from other boards for today's call but only one reported, Miss Sallba said Two men who failed to report to other calls, reported this morning and left with today's group. Leaving this morning were the following: White—William E. Peeper, B. L. Collins and Troy E. Jones, Wilson- Richard Mopis and Herman R Rigsby, BIyilievUie; Oder. A. Kick.", and H. E. Bailey. Manila; Gordon E. Miller, Leachville- David Q Ward, Albert J. Wilkerson and Everett D. Burgess, Keiser; Robert O. Powers, Victoria; Johnny Campbell Joiner; Eugene Myrick, Tomato- James P. Shephard. Tyronaa; and Glenn T. Jones, Dyess. Negro—Davie Foster. Driver- Virgil Andrews, Willie J. Poston Charles T. Davis and Alfred Yarbro, Osceola; L. z. Bonds, Luxora• Sam Johnson. Arthur L. demons Blytheville: John W. Moore, stcele' Mo.; and Willie Peat. Manila. Listed as delinquents for today's call are William I.i Wheat, Silviano R. Nevnre and Robert Foster, a Ne- -;ro, Blytheville; Robert L. Buck >t. Louis. Mo.; John W. Banister' fountain View. Ark.; James Junior 'oils, Negro, Luxora; Luke Grand- jerry, Negro, Osccola; and Charley Williams, Jr., Negro, Osccola. The next examination call ts 40 men to go to Little Rock on Dec. 13. Charlie Ross Dies Of Heart Attack President's Press Secretary Felled at Desk in Washington WASHINGTON, D tc . C . M>>— President Truman "drafted" Stephen T. Early lotlay for temporary service as bis press scc- relarj. WASHINGTON. Dec. 6. (AP) — Charlie Ross, President Truman's I official voice in day to day contacts with newsmen, is dead. | The President's press secretary succumbed at 5:50 p.m. yesterday of a heart attack. Kc'wa.5 65. J A kind, gentle, sentimental news- i paperman, Charles G. Ross was i catapulted Into national proini-1 rence when his boyhood friend, Harry S. Truman, became President, of the United St-ate.s. As he would have wished It, Ross died at his 'desk and as a reporter. "It was characteristic o! Charlie that he was .holding a press 3 Inch Layer Of Snow Falls conference when the summons came." Mr. rruman said'in a state- Borne on a brisk .wind, the snowstorm that buffetted Northwest Arkansas yesterday" struck the Blythevillc vicinity last night and by late this morning had deposited -a three-inch layer of snow. The storm began in this area is rain, however.. nnd 33 O f an inch fell here before the snow began. By 11 a.m. today, however the snow stopped in Osccola and ended here a short while laler Colder weather is ahead according to the forces Ibis morning by Ihe u. S. Wealher Bureau m Little Rock. A low of about four degrees were predicted for tonight. Lowest temperature in Blythe villc last night wax 22 degrees The high yesterday was 40. Ice and snow were reported over the state's highways While iralfic was slowed to a snail's pace at many points, no highways were reported closed by noon today. Tom Little, Jr., Of Oddfellows Tom A. Little, Jr.. was electee] noble grand of the Blytheville Odd- fellows Lodge at the regular mect- ms of the lodge last night. Mr. Little was elected In servi ment. "He fell at his post, a cas- during the first six months of TDM ualty of his fidelity to duly and He will take office ' ] Ho sue us determination that our people cends Don Whitney. hould know the truth, arid all the Olhcr officers elected last See ROSS on I'ago 7 Ike' Proposed for Commander Today in Washington. ..J THK ASSOCIATED 1'RESS WASHINGTON-Senator Kilgore <D -W Va) proposed today that resident Truman appoint Gen. uwlght o. Eisenhower as over-all Pacil.c ommander and send more troops lo Korea. This came *>,id a i emand In Congress for speedy withdrawal of United Nations acmg overwhelming Chinese. Communist forces in Korea. WASHINGTON— 1'reslrlcnt Truman nrobab! • «'ll year tor a record S5,000,W>0,0(KI to continue strengthening of Western de'fensw against communism! ""'^ ° Iflal milch has hern hurllm!*,! *«_ t • a growing troops : ' v 1V "-i^" i<if,\, iii^iu were W W. pert:, vice K r.,na: Hu- uert Polsgrove. treasurer: and O D. Buffington was re-elected «ec- retary. Plans were made at last night's meeting for a Christmas party tc be held at the lodge hall on South Second S'reet tor Oddfellows and their families. The Blytheville Lodge will sponsor a coon supper at Ihc lodae hall on the night of Dec. 15. Tickets to Ihe supper arc being sold by members of Ihc lodge. Nevr York : May . | July . 'Oct. . Open Hieh Low 1:30 ... 4105 4248 -1191 42M ... 4195 4232 4131 4210 ... 4108 4155 4102 4134 .. . (IKS 4090 4050 4072 ... 3678 36DO 3M5 3682 rfcanllv - - » erican .„„ ^eslern^uropcan Induslr,- can be made to spin faster man before the new u-ar. measuic to President Tm- i'N. 0. Cotton ___""_ "MS *iVEi UJiNTS Allies Prepare for New Stand As Southward Retreat Is Halted Ever Hour Is Vital / In^Bulwarking Defense; Location Kept Secret TOKYO, Dec. 6. <AP)_ Allied Kighl], Army forces hal(c«l then- mass ,'ctrcnl south from I'yongvanrj loci. KM I dug m tor R nuw Western Korean stand gainst, the on "VUIIM, uie onrushing ai-mics of Red Cliinn. General JIacArthui-'s lieuclquurlei's kepi secret the lo"V, i° r i "° W II1C - T) '° A "'«•«««>«. South Koreans British and 1 urks ot Hie Ki B |,Ui Army with their Letter transport had outrun the Chinese and every hour was vi H, bulwarking tlieir new positions. A spokesman said only that the line ran from a point south of Pyongyang, lo positions south and "ast. There were Indications the new Inc might be somewhere near Parallel 38, Hie old border between ^cd North and Republican South Xorca. South Korean forces swept into hill country to clean out guer- 'illas near Sibyon. a hamlet 70 niles southeast of Pyongyang. Gen. J. Lawton Collins, u S Armv :Mef of staff on a flying visit, In Korea for close range study of the military situation, snid: "I think the Eighth Army'Is capable of taking care of itself." At a news conference In Seoul e (old war correspondents morale was high among troops he had seen le flew to the area Just soulh of Pyongyang. No Use for A-Bomb TtiE chief of staff said he could ;ee no worthwhile tactical use for the atom bomb In Korea. Collins planned a' flight Wednesday to the northeast front where 100.000 Chinese were mounting a vast enveloping move around live scattered Allied divisions of the US 10th Corps. One spearhead already lad cut the main highway between the two major east coast ports of Hungnain and Wonsan. Himgnam'is iboitfc 50 air miles north " f " r ~—-- i&feuBI. — II I I ,„„,., C(| , Mar- garu and Koto, south "of chaneJIn Reservoir. Marines Are Trajiuei. Ap Correspondent Tom stone re- jorled from Koto that Marines In heir darkened tent city there an- pearcd hopelessly trapped but were determined to make a fight for recdorn. stone flew into besieged Koto by special military plane and hen f!ew out with his dispatch He quoted Col. Lewis (Chesty) Puller -ommander ol the First Marine Dl-' 'ision: "We vi-ill suffer heavy IOESCS The enemy ereally nulniinibrrs us They have lilciwn the bridges and blocked Ihe roads. Our vehicles may not S ct through, but «c will make ft snmelicw." Pacing the Marines there and at, iagaru. six or seven miles lo the lorth, was a ri[;ht down 50 miles of river gorge road. Chinese Reds held hills flanking the road tor much of the way. Elements of the Fiflh and Sev- nth Marine regiments and the 31st nrt 32nd Regiments of (he US Arny's Seventh Division were cut off i the. frigid wasteland. They were elng supplied by air. Planes were einoving wounded who had siir- ived a five-day fighting retreat own both sides of Changjfri Hescr- oir. Allies llnmb Enemy While ground forces saw little ac- ton. Allied planes rocketed and tombed the enemy nil the way from he fronts to the YaJu River boun- ary of Manchuria. The Fiflh Air Force said its airmen had killed or wounded 1500 cds up to 1 p.m. Wednesday. These ncludcd 150 killed in Pyongyang le Bed Korean capital abandoned fuesday by Allied troops, and anther 420 near the city. The planes In 250 sorties struck 1.31 enemy lawns ana destroyed 33 vehicles, 1C boxcars, scvera'l tanks. 44 carls, live supply dumps and other , insinuations. They roared down on bridges rges railyarcis and airports. P-51 Mustangs torched nt least four of 20 Russian Yak type aircraft on the field at Siniiiju In extreme northwest Korea. Then (hey bombed the field. A later flight of F-80 Jets found the field abandoned. Marine Corsairs sprayed proxlml- (y-fuse bombs for the first time In the Korean war on the northeast front. -I he bombs detonate before they hit the si-omul, spraying metiil effectively ncnlnsUncmy troops particularly in foxholes N ,,^:^r s r:^tr;h:r^;;,r'^:; a :r^tr K^^~~tttt Vishinsky Derides 13-Nation Appeal for Red China to Halt Community Chest Contribution? Total Posies Half-Way Mark S2G,MO $13,070 jpeech Clinics >ef for Schools Miss C.nthia Daley, speech cor- cctiontit of the Stale Education oard's special service dlvlsio;i, will nduct speech clinics at various lunty schools today, to morrow and "day, John Maycs, county school pcrvisor. announced this morning After the clinic's. Miss Daley will isult parents and teachers r,f illdren found to have speech ban- caps concerning special training r those children. She was scheduled to go to Leach- lie today. Luxora and Victoria to- and Shawnce and Dye*s orrow riday. Ford Boosis Auto Prices As Line Falls DETROIT. DEC. 6. (API price line in the automobile Industry was caved in today at two major points. ford had Jolioncd General Motors with a boost in car prices. The two increases approximated five per cent or more. Higher costs and materials shortages figured in both actions. Only Chrysler ot the industry's "Big Three' had yet to announce Us price Intentions. Chrysler's 1951 model cars come out In January Thus the aulo Industry, a vital part ol America's economic pattern, had all but give up in the attempt la "hold the line." (Sec related story on pajc 2.) Contributions to $1,100 turned in tills morning by (.ho Rlcc-Stix Company and a committee headed by Frank Nelson swelled the 1350 Community chest fund totnl to $15,11950. nils' Includes both cush and pledges. Rice-Stix turnc In $300 and the Nelson committee turned In the re maining JBOO. ,•"' Thlr, places Community Cheat officials only jio.S60.50 from their goal of S2U.HO. This year's drive Is lagging somewhat bohlnd last year's efforts but C. L. McWatcrs, general chairman of the drive, pointed out this morning that late crops, bad weather and the fact that several olhcr groups were conducting drives within the city at this time had to cut contributions Ihfs He also pointed out that i"ir!ng last year's drive the larger coii.,-ib- ntlonsi had been solicited In the early part of the campaign, while this year the larger contributions are yet to come In. Mr. McWaters also staled that none of the drive committees hart turned in complete reports and added that one headed by Otho Stanfield w a.i nearer finished collecting contributions than any oth- leudcd year. 't'hc Soviet Foreign Minister told le ..- c W i C?iKy session "of the ax- emlily that the 13 Asian and Middle Kaii : ;caimh1es which appealed last, night', for ,the halt at Jhe parallel were the same powers that supported, crossing the 38th v u N - troops were ad - ' wlllch ^Pared the newest peace plea to Communist. nbstained from voting ftr China, , m vong r the nor hward crossing of -the par» el. The Philippines, Egypt, and nine other Asian and Middle East j Occ. Mar. ; May : July 0-t Open Hicii ls>v 4200 4225 4200 .... 4178 4217 4164 -1100 4143 4095 1:30 4225 4192 4123 Blytheville Delegation Seeking Industry Stops in Washington 23 „, ' | 3C20 Min\ • l Soybeans i , High luthcrn (Jail 299', unless !M cil "... 299-V, 1 M.iy 2M\ (July '. 203',. Ixiiv 1:30 295',:, 307'-' 2!)1 208", zw; 237 205;. 206',„ . :, of industrial :rn stales — prospects weie In Washington, p c tuday The group, includmg Chamber of Commerce 'Manager Worth D ffoldcr, Chamber President Alvin , sen vn !v l u " m * n > Jr - E. B. Thomas and . B lyjgan, was scheduled meet with Maj. orn, J n N to 6 Newman Is Air Korce ilirtrlor i>f Insl.illations. MfctniK with the niytheville and Air Force representatives was Rep. K, C. (Took) Gainings. Arkansas' District Congressman. The Rlythevillc delegation talked with Industrial executives Monday lo return lo the - i and it ,„. . T * "• "• ....-»- i linn i, T.^iiuciea 10 return in man, Jr. to iciu-n of the Air Force's kky tht next few days?' Christmas Mailing Is Urged ROM g. Stevens, poslmasler of the Blytheville post ortice. remliutcd Blythcvllle residents today to mail iheir Christmas greetings early. Mr. Stevens said he is requesting! . "" '••'"••""'-•' "• "ur uuiy at this mailers to tie their cards in a bun- " lllcal holir "mostly to appeal to flic, with addresses all faced oru-way ' Nort and stamps all in the fame corner lo make the handling of the cards , e MW appeal lust night. F .' r l\:' nmc , P l!ie Asian-Middle hast bloc all but overshadowed an C r , e w Cy , m y line Of lhc acnc "' Assembly to rtobate sending to the As,scmb]y' s political committee a s x-poww demand for Communist Ohma to- halt its Korean interven- The H-natlon Assembly Stecrhur Commitlce voted over missuin and Czechoslovak objections to push the six-power demand to the top of the veto-free Assembly program. Argument, Are Expected Some delegates expected arguments by Russia's Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky and by satellite countries lo extend the Assembly session throughout, the day Most attention on the Korcan- Cfifncsc question centered on the Asia proposal and other attempts at a direct approach. India's Sir Bengal N; Rau met Ihe appeal group at his New York apartment last night and the appeal was drafted. Appeal [tranches Out The appeal was also directed at the commimir.t regime In North Korea. It .'.rid: 'We consider it our duty at this me way I"" 1 Norlh Korean authorities ann nmc corner , ct ' ntral People's government of I Jin Pp(ltl1(i'<; P t>r-\ i iViI i,. nr r*\.; :_. _ cailcr. He also tlirH three cent stamps he used in mulling Christmas carets. First Class mail receives preferred handling nnd ensures ' "mi* II NH tll.T earlier delivery of the cards. explained. Howcvcr.,hc explained lurtlir-,. „ iwo cent stamps arc to be used the envelope flap must noi be*- sealed but Inslcad should be tucked in the Ihc People's Republic of China immediately 10 declare lhat it is not their intention th;it any forces under tlti-ir control should cross lo the south of the 38th parallel. "Such a declaration will give time for considering what, futher . ne; — -..-...,,.......^ \>n.n, miner steps are necessary to resolve the .. r ir conflict In Ihe Far Bast thus help• .Ing to avert another world war." York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: A T it T Amtr Tohacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler .'.*[ Coca Cola Gen Electric ...'' Geti Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Tni, Harvester J c Penney Republic Steel Radio .. ''] Socony Vacuum ! Sludebakcr .. Standard ot N j Texas Packard A gift in the hond is worth two on »he store shelf. SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS

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