The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 13, 1950
Page 9
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THURSDAY, .JULY 13, 1D50 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Move to Speed Flow of Arms to W. Europe Seen 4i|, Strong Sentiment Developing as Result Of Korean Crisis WASHINGTON, July 13. (AP) — Strong sentiment HI developing within the administration to speed tip the flow of American arms to Western Europe as a result of the Korean crisis. Some officials are talking of sharply increasing, perhaps doubling, (he present rate of delivery of 51,000.000,000 worth of guns, tanKs and other equipment now being given to this countjyV; Atlantic Pact, allie.s. Behind the scenes discussions of the State of North Atlantic Treaty defenses reflect a widespread concern over the total defensive strength of the non-Communist world. The tense world situation Is gen eralins new pressures inside the rovcrnmont for some degree of .home front mobilization in ordei to increase armament production. See Lonjj Struggle ^ Another and more direct pressure for Marshalling more of America's resources for war Is said to arise iflpni the mounting evidence that, ute United States is In for a long and costly struggle in Korea. So far there is a conflict of requirements between the urgent buildup of forces fighting In Korea and the PJuropoan arms aid program as presently scheduled. Without a swift and substantial l increase of arms manufacturing here, some authorities 'say weapons, which were destined for Europe may have to be "borrowed" for the Far East. They deplore Hits necessity because in both military and diplomatic strategy, Europe, rather than' Asia, is rated as the primary focus of American security interests. One move to speed up Joint European and American defense arrangements is already planned. Charles M. Spofford, Secietary of I State Acheson's deputy on the North Atlantic Treaty Council, Is slated to leave here /or London shortly after his 'expected confirmation by the Senate in a few days. He will meet with deputies of other Atlantic foreign ministers to organize thb council in London on a permanent basts. The problem of meeting defense preparations probably will be one of the first questions, taken up by the group. MINNESOTA QUADS CIIRISTIiNED—Taken from the hospital for the first" tlmo since birth, the quadruplet babies of Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Scifcrt of Sleepy Eye. Minn., are christened nt St. Mary's Catholic church, officiating It Rev. Fr. A. J. Roller Heft). Standing are (left to right): Mr. ami Mrs, Scifert; Mrs. Harold Tastel holding Michael; Mrs. Alfred Scllner with Marie; Mrs. Roman Sellner with Monica, and Mrs. Hilarius Schneider with Martha. (AP Wircphoto). Church Council Split on Making Korea Statement TORONTO. July 13. l.-Ti—A sharp policy cleavage was reported in Ihe Central Committee of tlie World Council of Churches as reports circulated that the representative religious body may issue a statement today on the Korean crisis. First slRns of a wide divergence of opinion on Korea crime Monday when the 00 members of ihc policymaking committee were asked to issue such a statement. Some committee members made it clear privately that they felt loo strong a stand on political aspects of Ihc Korean sitiielinii might result in retaliation aualnst council members behind the Iron Curtain. Another group favored nrmcd slip- port of the South Koreans under the United Notions. Any policy statement the committee might make on Korea would be regarded as highly significant. since the council represents 1BO 0110.000 Trolcstant and orthodox- church members in •!•! countries. irl't f x-F lonce Finally Freed After Jail Stay as Debtor DBTROIT, July 13. (/Pt — The ebtor's pcnnnce which William C. <enncdy served In jail is now at an lid. And his Conner girl friend, who 'lit him there, has most of her Honey buck. ,Kennedy. 22. was lodged behind he bars last Friday at the Instl- atton of Mary Jane Lasky, 21, a deplume operator. Miss I.asky. who was given n oiirl judgment, charged that Kcn- ledy. once her fiance, had welshed in S8M she loaned him to help buy in engagement ring and automobile. And she got him stuck In the Jail >y agreeing to pay the $25 weekly board bill ns required under the tchtor law. This might have cone on Tor » one time. Yesterday, however, Kennedy's father, William, and an aunt Interceded, and (he young man was freed. George C. Parson, attorney for Miss r.nsky. said the relatives paid S600 of the total due. One Killed. 4 Hurt In Grenade Blast COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.. July 13. (/TV—A defective grenade that exploded as soon as its pin was pulled killed 43-year-old Capt. Charles Bush of Horjart. Ind.. and seriously wounded four ether men. The accident occurred yesterday In a 10-foot-long trench on the Camp Carson grenade range. The small fragmentation grenade killed the captain instantly. PFC Connie Brokman, Jr., 19, Orange, Va.. was critically wounded. Also hospitalized were LI. Gilbert Phillips of Alarnosa. Colt).; PPC Clyde Gibbs, 20. of East' Rochester, N. H.; and PFC Robert Richardson, 29, of Florence, Ala. Five other soldiers received minor injuries. Blytheville Man To Work tor Cork Co. Joseph M. f-erguson. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ferguson oi Biytheville and a recent graduate of Georgia Tech, has accepted position with the Armstrong Cork Company. He has entered the sales training program o( the company's building materials division. TV Replaces Three 'RV In California Homes LOS ANGELES, July 13. f/P) — Conversation is off 50 per cent nnrt reading alt hut forgotten among Southern California television owning families. • So says a University of Southern California survey conducted by Sociologist Edward McDonagh. Check- Ing through a group of 800 families, McDonagh atul his interviewers also found: Ninety per cent an listening less to the radio; three fourths are going to fewer' movies; nearly half are attending fewer sports events; all are doing less pleasure driving. Housewives were solid hi complaining they never gel lo go anywhere any more. Arkansan Gets First Air 'Kill' LITTLE ROCK. July 13. (XT)—An Air Force gunner from Arkansas is credited with shooting down the first enemy plane In the Korean conflict. He Is Cpl. John N. Ririi. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John N. Rich of Jacksonville, near Little Rock. ' His parents learned about the di* tinctlon—and also learned for the first time he was In combat, yesterday when they received a citation awarded their son by Brig. Gen Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111.. July 13. <AP) — (USDA)— Hogs 5500; baiTOws and gilts steady to strong; top .10 higher at 25.60 for about in W; this new high since October. 1948; bulk good and choice 180-230 25.25-25.50; sprinkling 240-270 Ibs 24.00-25.00; few 280-30 Ibs 22.75-23.75; 150-170 Ibs 23.00-24.50; 120140 Ihs 20.00-22.75; load 10-110 Ib pigs 18.00; sows .25 to .50 lower; bulk 40 Ihs down 19.75-20.75: htavier sows 16.50-19.50; stags 11.50-14.50. Catlle 2000; calves 1000; general market opened fully steady to strong on steers, heifers and cows; bulls and vcalcrs unchanged; early sales average medium to average >d steers 28.00-30.50; small lota choice steers 32.00; few high and choice mixed yearlings 30.00-31.00; medium to average good 25.00-2[).00; common and medium beef cows 19.00-2150; few to 22.00; cnnncrs and cutters mostly 14.50-18.50. Syrian Gunfire Wounds Israeli TEL AVIV, Israel. July 13. (in- One. Israeli water patrolman was reported killed and anothcr'wound- eel by Syrian gunfire on the Sen of alilec yesterday. An Army spokesman said Syrian? icneel fire on the Israeli "vessel tiile she was assisling a second atrol boat whose propellors were illRht In Syrian fishing nets. He added that three of the scc- ::d craft's crew \\-crf missing, up arcntly arrested by Syrians. The spokesman satrl a protest ha cen sent to the U,N. (ruce mis on in Palestine; John P. 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Chicago, liotl Vegrocs, drowned In n water-filtc< >it near L'ttic Rock. Miss Minnk F'ayc Rash. 19, of the Bethlehem PAGE NINE A pecan tree Is said lo need lc.<is care than other fruit trees once it is established. Lie Asks Reds, Yonks to Avoid War Atrocities LAKB SUCCESS, July 13. Wj- U. N. Secretary - General TrvRve Lie. disturbed by reports of shootings of prisoners and oilier non- hinnanilarinn acts In the Korean War, urged both North and Smith Korea yesterday to avoid atrocities. He appealed to both sides to observe the Geneva conventions a- Rainst mistreatment, of prisoners of war and for protection or civilians. The u. N. official dispatched mr-.ssnges containln B his appeal to both sides and sent a copy to his personal representative, col. Alfred Katzcn. lor the Information of tr» U. N. Supreme Commander In ,lh» liclci, Gen. Douglas MacArthur. A railroad penetrated from th« east African coast to the Kilimanjaro mountain agricultural trti la 1911. 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