The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1950 · Page 1
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BtYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NXW9PAFCB OT NOMfBKA «T AHKAMM AMD •OOTKEAVT MDUWOUM YOL. XLYI—NO. 224 BljrttuTill* Daily Nrw» BlythevUl* Courier ItbulMippl V»ll«y Leader BlythevlUe Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY,'DECEMBER 8, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT! Blaze Guts Luxora School Apartments And 2 Classrooms LUXORA, Dec. 8.—A $30,000 fire late last night gutted * Luxora •chool building containing teachers' apartments and two classrooms. Two (••Chen, one of them a hospital patient, lost all their personal property -»in the blaze. Cause of the blaze has not been etermined, but It was believed that p may have defective wiring, school flclals said. First estimates included 125,000 amage to the building, only three alls were left standing. School 'ficials said llu building was about G/'s Tkank Thoughtful Friends U.S. Cotton Crop Shy of Estimate By 61,000 Bales Semi-Final Figure Shows 9,884,000 Total for Nation ' WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. (AP>— •potion production this year totaled '^,884,000 bales of 500 pounds gross weight, the Agriculture Depailmeni reported today. This estimated is 61,000 bates less than forecast a month ago. It coin pares with last year's crop of J6, 128,000 bales and with the 1039-4 average of ll.S99.000 bales. Today's estimate is the last t be made by the department unt next spring, when final figures c glnnlngs will be available. This year's crop fell sharply belo last year's and a government pro duction goal largely because 01 u» favorable weather conditions ar failure of farmers to plant as muc as was allowed un'der a "rigid con trc4 program. Supplies Are Shori Because supplies are short, th government has imposed restriction on exports and lifted all contra on production next year. A crop least 1 60 per cent larger than this year's is being recommended. In an accompanying report, the Census Bureau said 8,790,411 running: bales of the 1950 crop had been ginned prior to Dec. 1. This compared with 13.975,840 to the same dat< last year and 12,744/152 two years ago. ^ The acreage of cotton harvested wiA reported at> 11,850,000 acres, compared with 27,230,000 last year and 21,282,000 for the ten-year «W 0 per cent covered by Insurance. Tye Adams, Luxora. High School oach, who with his wife and child ved in a downstairs apartment stimated his loss of furniture and crsonal property at $1,500. He lanaged to safe some of his furn- ture. Mrs. Nonye w. Haynes and Mrs ivis Crawford shared the upstair .partment. Mrs. Haynes estimate! heir loss' at SI,000. Nothing wa avcd from their apartment, Mrs. Crawford, secretary of th r eterans training program at th high school here, is at present latient in Baptist Hospital in Mem Jhis. Mrs. Haynes and Coach Adam nd his family were in the buildin when the fire started about 11 p All escaped uninjured. Houses Elementary Grades Originally constructed by th Works progress Administration 1933-34 as a Boy Scout hut. th building was later expanded converted for school use. In add tion to I he two apartments! also housed classrooms for the fir and second grades of Luxora's emeniaiy school. The Luxora volunteer fire d partment battled the blaze for two hours and kept It from spreading to other nearby school buildings. Tire building was located behind Superintendent T. D. wilkins' residence and about 15"* feet west of he main school plant. Rebuilding plans have not been started yet since action of the school board is needed first. The fire did not interfere with the class schedules since schools here :lave been dismissed since Wednesday because of the weather and remained closed today. ' School officials said other school facilities.will absorb the first and second grade classes taught in the building that burned. ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Dec. I. (AP)—There's something special about that pot of philodendroiu and p^lnsettias that herald Christmas in an Albuquerque bank. They attest that men of the S22nd Signal Construction company, .somewhere on the fighting front, are grateful for "people who have not put the boys in Korea out of their hearts." The story start* with Mrs. T. S. Knox, assistant cashier at th* sank. Wife of a retired Presby- :erian minister, she's a sprightly Illlle gray-haired woman known to co-workers as Miss Emma. Her Job is handling correspondence with servicemen who have accounts. During World War II she started.enclosing friendly, personal notes with the letters and •he's still doing .it. Last summer Miss Emma handled a letter to Pic Peter E. Jurt- co. The only address the bank has (01 him is In care of the poet- master at San Francisco. "Is there anything we can do here to help you over there?" Miss Kinma asked and enclosed som« newspaper clippings. "Yes,"- came the reply, Jursco and his buddies could use reading matter and writing materials. Bank employes contributed magazines and several packages were shipped. Miss Emma didn't hear any more from Jurcso. But the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce did. Jurcso sent money to the chamber "for some potted flowers which look dignified In a public place yet pleasing to th« tyt." "I am asking thU special favor lince you art a civic organisation and can be In a position to help In thanking a group of people who have not put the boys in Korea out of their hearts, but have seen fit to help In some small way "The following message li de- aired when the flowers are pre- *enled," Jurcsd conttnued:\ " 'The members of the »22nd tignal construction company In Korea sincerely thank the members of the First National Bank of Albuquerque and wish them a very, very, merry Christmas and a most enjoyable new year; may Qod bless every one of them with a' clearer understanding of what we are fighting for and make them more conscious of their American heritage/ " Gl's Fight Desperately To Escape Red Traps Chinese Force ~ Truman Cabinet Joins Final Meeting of President, Attlee By JOHX M. HIGHTOWEK WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. (#), — President Truman and prime Minister Attlee began the wind-up sessions of their conferences on ; the world crisis today, and ask^d Vice President- Barkley and members of Mr. Truman's cabinet lo meet with them. This was taken to mean the meeting was chiefly for a review of what has been accomplished rather than being aimed at reaching further decisions. Gen. Lawion Collins. Army chief of staff, was called In to give a report on his flying visit U> Korea. Collins, who returned only this morning, told reporters he believed "our forces there will, be able to take care of themselves without further serious losses." The President and prime minister were reported to have,reached wide agreement on European defense measures but to have had less success in wcilding a common front on Far Eastern policy. ,The yield of lint cotton to the Jicre averaged 265.4 pounds compared 'with 284 pounds last year and 261.3 for the ten-year average -The acreage harvested, the Indicated yield per acre and production, respectively, by states included: •-Missouri 420,000 acres harvested; 388 pounds per acre and production 353,000 bales; Arkansas 1,670,000 : Se« COTTON on Page 1 , . Red Chinese Volunteer' Story Untrue, UN Told 1,AKK SUCCESS, Dec. 8. (iP)— Britain called upon Red China today to stop killing United Nations troops m Korea and put herself within the pale of the U. N. charter. If she dors (his, British Minister of State Kenneth Younger said, she will find all U. N. members, both cast and we«l, ready to cooperate. LAKE SUCCESS, Dec. 8, (AP)—The seven-member United Nations Korean Commission sent the General Assembly a special report today formally challenging Soviet claims that the Chinese Communist troops U.S. Plans Price OAKL.AND;-.Calif., Dec. 8. Twice yesterday the same bought clgarets at the courthouse stand operated : .by Roland Anderson and-Marie^ Ward. Each; time .lit asked and re- ceived'change for a $5 bill. The day's checkup showed he'd tendered $1' each time. Both operators are blind. McPeek said on Dec. 1, it was estimated that 14 per cent of the 1950 crop had not been ginned. Weather Arkansas forecast: Considerable cloudiness with rising temperature. PARTLY CLOUDY JJis afternoon and tonight. Saturday partly cloudy. Missouri forecast: Generally fair tonight and Saturday, not so cold tonight except extreme northwest; low tonight 15-20; warmer SaVur- day; high 40-45. Minimum this morning—20. Maximum yesterday—25. Sunset today—4:49. Sunrise tomorrow—6:55. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m today—none. Total since Jan. 1-^61.97. Mean temperature (midway be> Iwcen high and low)—22,5. Normal mean temperature foi December—41.9. •*:. This f)»l* iJsl Y«r i Minimum this morning.--31.; : *•' Maximum yesterday—04. »-' *> Precipitation an. 1 to Ihk date —II.*. Arkansas Cotton Crop to Be Smallest Since 1945 at 315 Pounds Per Acre LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 8. (AP)—Arkansas' 1950 cotton crop will be the itate's smallest luce 1945. The final 1950 crop report by Hie Agriculture Department loday estimates • Arkansas will-harvest a crop of 1,100,000 bales from 1,670 acres, a yield of 316 pound's per acre. Agricultural statistician Miles* McPeek said it will be the smallest crop since only 1.042.000 bales were picked from 1,500,000 acres in 1945. Arkansas production 1949 1.632,000 bales on 2,530,000 acres and the 10-year average is 1.393,000 bales on 1,934,000 acres. -li.The Slate's,test year for cotton ^4ras 1948. Then Arkansas produced 1,982,000 bales on 2,305,000 acres, a yield of 414 pounds per acre. "It was just a good season." McPeek said of the record yield that. year. This year, Arkansas farmers planted 1,725,000 acres to cotton and the final figures indicate abandonment of about 3.2 i ;r cent. Pontiacs Go on Display At Noble Gill Blytheville citizens will view the 1951 Pontiac at Noble Gill Pontiac agency, 126 South Lilly, tomorrow. Tlic 1951 line will mark 25 years of car-making for Pontiac and this year's models will be known as the Silver Anniversary Pontiacs. Twenty-seven styling innovations ind ' 16 mechanical Improvements will be noted In the new car. The company will offer 15 models 3hieftaln and streamliner styling arc available in standard and rte- luxe models, with six or eight cv' I der engines and hydra-malic i synchronies!) transmission. Horsepower rating of the 1951 eight cylinder engine Is 116. The six cylinder model is rated at 96 horsepower. Mechanical improvements Include revised water outlet thremostst facilitating engine warm-up; 58- inch rear springs and an Improved cnoling system which has raised the normal boiling temperature of the coolant approrimately 20 degrees. Soybeans Jan .......... Mar .......... May .......... July .... ...... High 298 299 ' 298^ Low 294 ',J 296 295'; 294',i Close 296?i 297'.! 29 7 K 296 N. 0. Cotton Dec. . Mnr. . May . July . Oct. . Open High Low 4181 4l»5 4172 4156 41S2 4150 4103 4144 4102 , 4047 4090 4046 , 3686 3702 3678 1:30 4180 4173 4132 4070 3681 Action Mwsr Wait 60 to 90 Days, Disalle Says WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. (AP) Price Stabilizer Michael V. Disalle said • today the government defin Itely Is making plans for a ceiling on prices but see.s no reason to freeze them now. Such a ceiling would necessnril} be coupled with a lid on wage in creases, but Disalle told a new conference he hoped any free&f would not be necessary. In any case, the former Toledc mayor s"aid his price agency woulc be unable to Impose a genera celling for 60 to 90 days because o a lack of staff, space and adminis trative organisation. DiSalle is director of price stabl lization in the Economic Stabiliza lion Agency. He spoke at a confer ehce held Jointly with Economl Stabilization Administrator Ala Valentine and Wage Stabllizatio Board Chairman Cyrus S. Chlng Wage Freeze Not Imminent All made it clear that a wage price freeze, widely rumored in th last few days, Is not imminent. But Valentine implied that "se lective" controls 'may be employe on basic defense materials befor any general action is taken. The ESA administrator indicate also the agency might make price roll-back retroactive—a plai warning to businessmen that a' tempts to "beat" a freeze by boosi ing prices now might be fruitless. Auto Makers Reply Awaited Valentine said he had not yet re ccived any reply from Ford Mot< Co. or General Motors Corp. to h telegrams last night urging the to suspend their announced prl Increases on 1951 models, pendh an industry conference with ES here next week. Valentine declined lo say wh ESA would do If the companies refused to rescind the price boosts. But he noted that ESA "is fully clothed with authority, and if voluntary action fails we could take mandatory action if the situation justified" There have been widespread demands from congressmen for wage- price controls.' Senator O'Mahoney (D-Wyo) said today the people ought to insist on. them "in self defense." Key officials who are In dally contact with President Truman said last night that the date when controls are Imposed depends primarily on the time required to set up the necessary administrative forces. In Korea are volunteers. The report said the commission d made an on-the-spot, inquiry id found that all prisoners taken y. Gen.-Douglas MacArthur'i forces ere members of regular army nits' and "were not volunteers in ny possible meaning of the term." Sellm "Sa'rper of Turkey read the eport to the Assembly's 60-naliou olitical committee at the opening : this morning's session. The com- lission estimated at least 400,000 hinese Reds are now in' Korea. It aid Jhat none of the prisoner* aken had the slightest Idea they •ere fighting U.N. forces. Instead, rtcy - thought they were fightin; south Koreans. The political committee then aunched into its debate on a six- mtion demand for the immediate vithdrawal of the Chinese Communists. While the U.N. debate continued, here appeared lo be no great hur- •y among many delegations. A sampling of opinion here showed that the reluctance to go ahead was largely owing to two factors: The British—and several other delegations—do not want to say inything until they know results of the confernces between President Truman and Prime Minister Attlee. The 13 Asian countries, led by India, which appealed to the Chinese Reds to stop at the 38th Parallel for negotiations want to wait for an answer. U.S. Ii l>etermintd The United States is determined that the U.N. denounce the new Red aggression in order to give Its moral sanction to whatever new military steps may have lo be taken. U.S. Delegate Warren R. Austin made ft plain yesterday, however, that this country will not retreat. "If those who are challenging the United Nations believe that we will give up our principles because they threaten us with mighty force, let them know that they arc tragically mistaken," he said. The two are understood to have decided IhaL the precise next steps to be taken on Korea and Communist China, aside from pfnrfinc moves In the U.N., must await evidence (A) ai to whether United Nations forces can hold on there and (B) whether there l> •ny chance of negotiating an ac- eeplable Kttlement with the Chinese Communists. The British are understood to have opposed various American suggestions for possible new measures against Ihe Chinese Reds, if the military situation continues to grow worse, on the grounds that they would result In a wasteful and Indecisive "limited war." The American Ideas for action, which might be taken through the United Nations, were reported to ncluo> a blockade of the China coast. The President and prime minister discussed their different approaches to the Korean crisis at length In yesterday's meeting. They hoped to conclude their talks In one session today. A summary communique was promised. - f] Attlee tentatively planned lo fly to New York this afternoon for an overnight stop with Britain's U.N. delegation, then to go on to Ottawa for lalks with Canadian officials. If this schedule holds, he may leave Ottawa for London Sunday. A Joint statement was expected to stress poinls of agreement reached and possibly '- to list other topics discussed. " •->„ Informed officials said the agreements cover/such matters as these: 1. Kurope Is the primary *lra- (C(ie >re« in the conflict with Soviet -'communism. Us defenses must be built up with all possible speed. A supreme commander will b« named promptly. 1. Each of the countries must rapidly develop its maximum defense capacity, adhering to the principle of sharing of sacrlllces. • 3. Creation of a system for controlling allocation of raw materials now urgently required for defense production must be speeded up. Loss of strategic materials to Ihe iron curtain countries must be Se« TRUMAN on I'ajje 7 Hears 20,000 Fleeing Allies —BULIETIN— NORTHEAST, FRONT, Korea, Dec. 8. (fPj—A treat column ot U.S. Marino and soldier* desperately battling M>uth from th« ChangJIn Reservoir ares, mad* "food progress" today against Intense small arm* fire from (he encircling Chinese Reds U.S. Tenth Corpfi headquarters announced tonight. ALLIES I>IO IN SOUTH OF PYONGYANG—Tile Allied Eighth lias halted Us retreat to dig in on a new defense line south of Pyongyang (A) in approximate vicinity of Sibyon where South Korean troops have been cleaning out guerrillas. In northeast (B) Communists were bearing down on trapped marines and soldiers south of Changkin Reservoir (C). Underlined cities Indicate parts available for mass evacuation of AlHert troop* 11 necessary. (AP Wlrepholo Map). Shipping to Soviet, China Cut— \ Strategic Materials Ban Ordered by U. S. WASHINGTON, Dec. ». W'J— The Commerce Department today banned American ships-and planes fro m carrying strategic nmlerials . "anywhere r .In the', world" destined for Communist China or Soviet^ Europe-.','"; " The ban ta effective immediately. H applies to movement o[ weapons, fissionable materials or strategic Industrial goods consigned between any two points outside the United Slates, even intermediary points if the,goods are to go to those areas. The ban wfts made ap- plicable to shipments destined for Hong Kong or Macao, the British •nd .Portugese ports off China, to Uiflure tha^gtxicl&.'wUl nbt be forwarded from those ports fnto Communist China Itself. So far as China Is concerned, the ban would apply to any goods whatsoever—strategic "or n o t— .since any shipment to China now must, be licensed, and licenses are not being granted, it would not; however, shut off hauling of non- strategic good's destined for the Soviet bloc iti Europe. Schools in 5 Districts Still Out Due to Ice Winter's Icy blast.? continued to disrupt school schedules In parts of Mississippi County for the third straight day, but school officials expressed hope that by Monday closed today would be back in operation. Of the six school district-s closed yesterday only the Blytheville District held sessions today, and so far as could be determined the remaining ten districts ot the county system were also open. Definitely closed because of hazardous condition. 1 ; were schools in the Osceoln, Burdcttc. Brinkley, Joiner and Luxora Districts. G/'s Hove Better Grip on War Now, Collins Tells Reporters WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. (AP)—The Army chief of staff said on his return from Korea today that "our forces there will be able to take care of themselves without further serious losses." Gen. J. Lawton Collins told re-fr— . porters he based hLs belief upon a personal inspection of the wnr front and conferences with Gen. Douglas McAarthur and his principal field commanders. Colilns left hurriedly a week ago for the Far East irrmiedlately after the sudden reversal of Allied fortunes. At the airport where he corn- Christmas Furloughs Out WASHINGTON*. »«c. 8. tt¥f— The Army today cancelled a general trn-daj- Christmas furlough for aokiters In training camps. plcted the trip today, he repented what he said In Seoul several days ago that the "situation that has developed in Korea was caused by the intervention of strong Chinese Communist forces." Collins said he could not disclose publicly the details of his findings or his conversations in Korea, but that he would report fully and Sm- mcdta'tcly to the Joint chiefs of staff. He commented he had gone to the battle area to find out how the Army could best bacfe. up and support the U.N. forces. '5 7 Chevrolet To Be Shown Tomorrow TV Set Donated by Osceolans Is Installed in Vets Hospital New York Cotton Dec. . Mar. May July Oct. Open High 1-nrr 4179. 4103 4171 4180 41D« 4166 4115 4160V 4103 40«0 4100 4051 . Kfi rat' >w» 1:30 4180 41M 4140 4077 3700 7th Army Head Named WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. I/P) President Truman today nominated U. Gen. Manton Sprague Eddy for appointment as commanding general of the 7lh Army which was organized In Germany about two weeks ago. A television set given by Osccola'sj lor. Jr., Bill McMalh American Legion post to patients in Hodges. and Sam Kennedy Veterans Hospital In Memphis was Installed in one of the wards yesterday. Installation of the set made Mack Gridcr Post 150 In Osceola the first lo respond to Mid-South wide call Issued In connection with Memphis Post No. 1's Christmas drive for hospital veterans. Formal presentation of the set Is scheduled It) be held at 2 p.m. Monday, according to Joe Applebaum, commander of the Osceola Legion post. He was notified of the presentation date by Gen. C. M. Beclt, commanding officer- of Kennedy Veleraas Hospital. Col. Prank Willis, special services officer, at Kennedy, will accept the set on behalf of the hospital. It will be presented by a commit' tee headed by Mr. Applcbaum and including Lloyd Godley, Tim Bowles, Herbert Hobbs, James Hyatt, Ralph Wilson, D. Fred Tay- The set Is a Stromberg-Carlson model with a 19-Inch screen. It Is mounted on a revolving table, All Legion posts in the tri-state area were asked to aid the Memphis post In Its drive for radio and television sets for both Kennedy and Veterans HospIU' No. 8*. After the drive was announced in Memphis about two weeks ago, Lloyd Godley, Osceola planter and businessman, asked Mr. Applcbaum to appoint him a "committee of one" to head a local campaign. Within three hours, the money for the television set had been raU- ed In a,city-wide drive. ThU set will be Installed in Ihe ward In which a Northeast Arkansas man Is a patient. !ic is Howard Stuck, Jr., 32, publisher ol the Marked Tree Tribune. A polio victim. Mr. Stuck has been a pa lien I it Kennedy line* Juni. TB Bangle Sale Delayed a Week The annual street sale of bangles, x part of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association fund drive, has been postponed until Saturday, Dec. 16, Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., chairman of that phase of the drive, announced this morning. The sale was originally scheduled for tomorrow, but weather conditions brought about the postponement. The annual sale of bangles in Blytheville schools went ahead today as originally scheduled. General Motors Pat on Price Hike DETROIT, Dec. 8. (/Pi— Chevrolc division of General Motors wen ahead today with Its plans lo In crease prices on new 1951 passcn gor cars. T. H. Keating, general manager announced prlct Increases on new models would range from SfiO to $80 He did not comment on a rcqucs made yesterday by the Kconoml Stabilization Agency In' Washing ton for a suspension of car prlc Increase!. , • Featuring a longer and lower silhouette, the 1951 Chevrolet will go on display in Blytheville tomorrow at Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Co.. 301 West Walnut. Fourteen passenger body types ire Included In the 1951 line of Stylcllne and Fleelline series. The "biggest brakes In the low- rice field" are claimed for the 1951 Chcvrolels. Self - energizing brake hoes require 25 per cent less brake pedal pressure, according to the manufacturer. Other features in the new models nclude control knobs recessed bc- ow (he instrument panel. The grille has been restylecl and simplified and the crown of the rear fenders raked. S-type springs .ised only In front seats of 1950 models also are used in rear scats of the 1D5I Chevrolet 1 !. PowcrgllBe, the Chevrolet automatic transmission, also, will be available at extra cost on De Luxe model 1 !. The standard engine develops 92 horsepower while the enc used with Powcrgllde develops 105 horsepower. TOKYO, Dec; 8. (AP) — Thousands of American and Allied troops battled desperately to break through fiery Red Chinese traps today in efforts to reach the Korean east coast for probable mass removal by sea. Chinese forces were reported close behind one retreating force of 20.0CO at the Koto airstrip, on both sides of a canyon trail leading down to the sea, and ahead of them near their expected place of embarkation on Hie Sea of Japan at Hutignam. Thousands of others scattered In the northeast were trying to reach the escape port. In northwest Korea, only patrol contact was .reported along the newly-formed Eighth Army defense line. .Top American naval and Marine orficers'conferred «ecretly on a ship off She stowny east coast,'A. U. S. Eighth Army source sald'some Allied South Korean troops, In th« far northeast, already ! had escaped by sea. , • . The big question waj how many others in the northeast could reach the- coast. "., . : At the most critical spot th« 20,000 — U.S. Marines and doughboys and a few British—were in th« midst ot a tank-led, drive to break out of »• fpur-s|ded Chinese fr'ap . south of v chahff Jin {Reservoir. ' , Reds entrenched on dominating ' ridges and shielded by^ a snowstorm from Allied air; attack, rnked th« column with heavy fire. Progress Is 1 Slow - --•• The Leathernecks and'. Infantrymen moved slowly down a steep, Ice- glai-ed and snowy mountain trail from Koto, eight miles south of the reservoir. Forward elements had covered five of the 45 long miles from Koto to the east coast escape port of Hungnam by Friday on lime. Driving north to meet them was a relief column of the U.S.- Third Division, trying to clear the roads into the mountains from Hung- nam. But even If the 20,000 ihould lln)^ up and escape that Mery defile, thousands of additional Chl- IWM musing north of flunrnam and Ihe nearby Industrial city of - Hamhunr threaten to cut them off again. <~ A Chinese attack on the Koto airstrip behind them made the critical situation even worse. The bumpy strip Is the only outside link for the trapped troops south of th« ChangJIn. More than 1.100 critically wound-' ed Marines and doughboys have been flown from Koto. There were no details of the Red attack on the field. Mountains Are Swarming Far north of the reservoir, ths 17th Regiment of the U.S. Seventh Division was moving through mountains swarming with Chinese but its whereabouts was not announced. The 17th withdraw from a 10-mile stretch of the Yalu River boundary of Red China. It had been the only American outfit to reach the Yalu. In the far northeast, elements of the South Korean capital division were evacuated by water, presuma- )Iy from the big port of Chongjin, GO miles southwest of the Soviet Siberian border. An Army source said the remainder of the division was pulling back by land toward Hungnam. Coincident with these developments, top Marine and Navy officers met at ttmpo airfield south of Hamhung Friday afternoon and then left for shipboard conferences. S« WAR on Page 7 New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: AT&T 151 1-4 Amer Tobacco 64 1-2 Anaconda Copper 36 5-8 Beth Sled ' 45 1-4 Chrysler 65 5-8 Coca Cola 1171-2 Gen Electric 473-4 Gen Motors 4-17-8 Montgomery Ward 62 N Y Ccntval 11 3-4 Int Harvester J c Penney Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel : Southern Pacific SANTA SAYS: Put row best foo» forwofd toward ih« iwartst gift store.

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