The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1950 · Page 7
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Pentagon Official Says Allied Position in Korea Is 'Grave' Students to Give By ELTON C. FAT A* MUJUry Affair, Etporfer WASHINGTON, Dec. «. <AP) _ The situation of United Nations Pound forcea In Korea U looked upon u "very gr»vt" by a high '•Pentagon official who sees scant «»Vipe that diplomatic negotiations \*n change warring Red China's mind. But neither this official who cannot b* named nor otheu In the Pentagon appeared today to have anything resembling a sure-lire Plan for stemming with Allied arms alone the tidal wave of a 1,000,000- man Chinese Communist army. This didn't mean the attempt wouldn't be made bfeore the United States and its Allies might be compelled to use the last desperate and dismal device of evacuoling all their fighting men from the KoiWn peninsula and leaving It to triumphant Communists. Indeed, a statement by Gen. Omar Bradley, head ol the-joint chiefs of staf/. left a suggestion that while at least one evacuation move In northeast Korea was imminent the Iroops there might be shifted to help hold elsewhere on the peninsula. Bradley Issues Statement Bradley Issued a formal statement last ' night after a senator hacj quoted him as telling a congressional committee withdrawals of UN «>ops In recent days have put them a position so that they could be scuatcd from Korea if necessary After seeing the published report Bradley Issued his own version. He said: "One report seems to indicate that I stated that a 'Dtinkcrque' pan is set. and that the withdrawals by United Nations troops have now made it nossiWe to evacuate them if the defense line cannot be held, "This applied only to. the hard- pressed troops In the extreme northeast sector which are now moving back to a concentration In a beachhead. "Any reports other than this arc misleading and merely speculation." Practice Is Common It is common military practice to pu! troops out from an Impossible tactical position and land them elsewhere In the battle zone. It has happened on several occasions In small scale, during the Korean War. Despite Bradley's statement, none of It contained any direct denial that plans existed which could be used to snatch out allied forces If Red China armies rolled over all Korea. Evacuation of 200.000 men would be a complex operation which could become highly dangerous If Red China decided to throw in air and eea units to harass the operation While Communist China's surface navy Is .negligible, she Is known to have at least a few submarines Thg greatest menace, however mignt come from her air force.i She ^fjht use it to strike at evacuation \Schheads as rfell HS troop transports in the narrow seas between Korea and Japan. Obituaries Negro Church Session Opens Northeast Arkansas District Conference Begins Meeting Here The Northeast Arkansas A/rican Methodist Episcopal Church Conference opened Its 35th anniversary session here last night at, Enoch "'"£" cmioren who were burned to Chapel AME Church at 2Ut and' f™, 1 ' 1 J'esterday when. lire destroyed Short Rose streets thelr home. Services Held For West Ridge Fire Victims Joint funeral services were held at the Baptist Church In Lepanto this afternoon for the two West Ridge children who were burned to Blytherille Man Heads for Warfront in Korea Pvl. John Allen Anderson,' Jr has embarked from Japan for Ko-' rea, his mother, Mrs. Cora Anderson , Blytheville, Rt. 2, has been notified. Private Anderson has been over seas for nine months. He has been stationed at Enfivetok and Japan and is a member of the 73th Engineer Construction Battalion. Bishop William Alfred Fountain of Atlanta, Ga.. presided and Marjoric Collier was master ol ceremonies. City Attorney Percy A, Wright welcomed the delegates on behnlf of the city. > Other speakers last night Included George Hollls, principal of Har- rl'on Negro High School here; Ethel Brown, representing Cartel- Temple CME Church; Carrie B White. Bethel AME Church: jim- mte Holilnson, representing Pilgrim Rest. St. Paul. True Light. West, End and Bethlehem Baptist Churches: Allic Ray Summcrall Enoch Chapel AME Church: an< Will Mess. Neirro Democratic Clul of Mississiopl County. Hev. J. E. Tilman, presiding elder of the Forrest City District, gave the response. Music was provide; by Harrison High School students and the Enoch Chape! choir. Delivers Keynote Address Bishop Fountain delivered the keynote address of the conference this morning. The evangelistic anniversary of the conference will be observed at 7:30 p.m. tonight with Bishop W. B. Wilkcrs. prelate of South America, Haiti and Cuba presiding. Reports on pensions, missions church extension, evangelism and education were given by pastors and lay workers this afternoon and will continue tomorrow morning Conference Institutes, theology short courses and missionary clinics in < ™ bei " g held daily from 8 until 30:30 a.m. by Dr. T. D. Alexander clean of Jackson Theological Seminary of North Little Rock, and Dr O. M. Day and Dr. z. Z Driver members of the faculty there. The conference's missionary anniversary of the conference will begin tomorrow night, with Rev Thomas J. Brown delivering the missionary sermon. The conference will end Sunday with a special sermon by Bishop Fountain at 11 a.m. Appointment of pastors and presiding elders and missionary workers will be an- iioimced by the bishop Smidav morning. ' Navy Changes : Recruit Policy . Three changes in Navy recruiting l»Iicy have been announced by the officer in charge of the Arkansas iNavy Recruiting District. Men between the ages' of 17 and 31 Who have had no previous military training will he accepted if they have only one dependent. There are no restrictions on dependents for men between the ages of 17 and siNvho have had previous military service and can qualify for the rating of seaman and above. Applicants who have failed the Navy's, written examination may now be re-examined. The two children, Kenneth Ray Thomas, 3, ami his five-year-old sister. Bonnie Sue, were burned to death and their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Thomas, were critically burned in the fire which was said to have been the result of kerosene being poured oil live coals in a stove. The parenls nrc In St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. ' Mr. Thomas is (suffering from severe burns over 90 per cent of his body and his wife, who was blown ! ™"\ the !lo "5C by the explosion which preceded the fire, is suffering from burns and shock. Hie Murphy Funeral Home o! Lepanto was in charge of the children s arrangements and burial was in Lepanto. To Attend Conference T. A. Polger, Blytheville district manager for the Life Insurance Company of Gcor e ia, will be one of the ISO district managers from U states attending a two-day conference of managers at the home office -of the company in Atlanta Dec. 13 and H. Mr. Polger became associated with the Life of Georgia 1045 and lias been in his sent position since September. 1049. East Arkansas Boy Scout Council Meet Postponed The tnnu»l me«Un» of tha Eastern Ark»ns» s taw Council o» the for teouu of Amarie., icheduled to be held Thursd.y in Forrest City n»s been postponed until Deo. 14 became of bad weather, It w«» «n- nounced here loday by Wilson Bo- banning of Blyth«vill«, field Scout executive tor Mississippi county. Following registration tt J p.m. he Scout leaders of Eastern Arkansas will take p»rt In discussion groups on various ph»ses of Scout Ing. Gen. Ben L«ar of Memphis — . »-., u^at ul will be principal speakers, •Two Mississippi County Scout leaders cussion will lead one of the dis- groups, They are J.mes , .mes Gardner of Blythevllle, chairman 01 organization and extension for Mr. .!' M|5S| »'PPI Coll nty dis- IHcl anrt wtlson Bohannlng. also of Blythevllle, field .executive for the county. They will conduct a discussion on "How Can the Council Improve Recruiting Plan for Units Boys and Leaders." New officers also will be elected at this meeting. TRUMAN (Continued from pen D can and British groups had in mind referred both to raw materi- a s and finished goods for defense, although emphasis was put on raw materials today as the first step in productive increase*. The remark about assuring "most effective use" of scarce'supplies indicated a Joint British-American system ol allocations for'such materials as tin and rubber may b« under study.: Asked about that, Early commented that you have So get the Seol Sale Play Students 'of Junior High School * "I present i play entiled "An Education for Hilda" Friday, at 2-15 P-m. over KLCN to stimulate Interest in the 1950 Christmas Seal fv , \?i ,' e , n ° w belng Whored by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, Mrs. O. G, Redman, executive secretary of the organiz- alton, announced this morning. The p | aV| directed by Mrs. Robert I. Thompson. Junior High English teacher, will have a cast including Pay Davis, Dclorcs Adams Jim Moore,' Linda Rader, Judy McCall and Allen Shanks. Mrs. Redman also announced that Ihe Biyihcville Y. ha s placed a dls- Play of angels and seals In a window of Hubbard's Furniture Store to create interest in the drive. Mrs, Joseph E. Stover, girl's secretary ot the Y, was In charge of this project,, Tlie nine-foot replica of the seal angel originally scheduled to be placed In the County Library at Osccola Is to be placed In the Missco Implement Company at Osceola Instead, Mrs. Redman said this morning, it «a s found to be too large to IK placed In Ihe library. of John Moyei (o Attend* School Supervisors Meet John Msyes, eounty aupervt Mississippi county School? flua?lerVrn«"l°n rnl ' le *" * d '** rs which will be conduct sday and Friday In th. ing. * will fee conducted in Ihe afternoon and evenlni nursoay and from 9 a.m. until }o" Friday. F .y, ar f"" s members of the Stale Education Board will curity," "County'scndo! Functions." to tol talk on Social se Negro Deaths Proi, , • V, Porac.n Proi, " ' nd Schoal Building sur ROSS before you can allocate materials them. In response to a reporter's question, Early said there had been no discussion ot pricing In --Itself. Almost any allocation sj'stem would automatically require price fixing. Before today's statement, diplomatic informants had said Rites to Be Tomorrow For William Jackson Services for William Henry Jackson, 72-year-old Negro who died Monday at his home In Luxora. will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p m at (he Zton Chapel Church In Lux-' ora with Rev. I. H. Harvey officiating. Burial will be In the Luxora cemetery. _ ^ Survivors Include his wife, Maria Jane Jackson and one daughter, er, Willie Alae Barnes, both- of Luxora about the firmest point yet developed in the British-American discussions was agreemsnt that Europe is the prime center ol con flict with Soviet communism. There's bourbon enjoyment inside... /i..^^ Q Men who know fine straight bourlwn never turn down an invitation to Old Ixig Cabin! Come on in — and enjoy its satisfying alt bourbon flavorl Contlnueo from ptje 1. truth, In these critical tim«." Ross long an ac B reporter for he St. Louis Post-Dlspat^h-had Just reported to about «0 newsmen on the second conference of the Ident and Pr |ra B Minister Alt! ^i" 1 !? c '8 arc »«. then slumped \or in his chair. He riled there. hMrt' V 1 lc r " nel ' Hl ^Ices will be at (h 'S" 10 "; 0 * "« P.m. (EST) attend Mr ' Trumiin Charlie's health had not been good for a long time. Pulllwr PrlM winner As a newspaperman, Ross had won « r. umzer Pfla . ^ , 93i (m > article on the depression outlook. G»W Seouf, S**k Song R*cord for farad* float ,,f' r ,L Sco . uU »f' Blythevllle are «™ ™ ^ * f^rdlns ot the sons The Good Ship Lollipop" to be used. on their Christmas parade today n ' Ck Whitc ' lcad(;r ' 5S '<< h . N .f,"; ( U; hUe » s ked that anyone }!* ln S '"Is record or knowing where 10 '°"ate one call her tonight at 3592. Livestock rw., STOCKYARDS, 111., Dec. «. 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