The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 20, 1950 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, JULY 80, 1950 (ARK.) COURIER North Koreans' Morale Is Low U. S. Headquarters Reports »r WILLIAM JORDEN +• TOKYO, July 20. (H'l— Morale and trainlnc among som* recently organized North Korean divisions was ""Mtfngly low," t headquarters •otraiunlque said today. Hetdquarters based Iti findings on stories told by "hundreds of eaplured North Korean soldiers." North Korean troops don't surrender easily, headquarters said, because they fear they will be killed I* they do. Intelligence reports said captured R*d« explained that North Korean »ucccss*s 50 far were due to superiority In numbers of tanks and fround troops. Prisoners said the first sign they •*»• that other nations had entered the war was American and Australian planes overhead. Experience Detailed Headquarters detailed the experience of the 15th North Korean Division—now in the central sector —as an example of the low level of training and morale among newly mobilized Communist units. Intelligence agencies reported: The 15th was built up around a nucleus of battle hardened officers and noricoms with Manchuria and China experience. Specialists — tank and mortar crews, machluegunners and othe skilled personnel—trained in the North Korean Army were added. Ti^'tiivislon was brought to full mffigth In June with the addition of draftees as foot soldiers. April Draftees > These draftees were called up in April and sent to the "young Democratic training school." They were in garrison the first month »nd in the field the next. Some of the captured men said they had fired is few as three practice rifle ahots. On June 26 the "students" were given guns and ammunition and told they were members of the loth North Korean Infantry Division. The next day -they went lo the front lo take part i;i the Invasion Of South Korea. The captured soldiers said they were afraid to run aivay, knowing they would be executed. They were afraid to surrender because they were sure the enemy would kill them. IMh's First Combat On July 4 the 15lh saw ils first combat — against South Korean forces near the Han River. The j poorly trained unit suffered heavy casualties, the prisoners said, and only the presence of their "fanatic TRAVEL TRICK—Teach Rover to obey (J you're tatinc him alone on your vacation by automobile, uys Carol Lane, woman's travel director of Shell Oil Company, who travels about 50,000 miltf a year with her pup. A small suitcase dividing the front seat is a good safety rule. The dog will soon learn to it ay on bis side. LANEY Continued from Paue 1 develop industry," he said, adding "I will do all 1 can to help." Slr.Math Philosophy Hit Mr. Lancy once again blasted Governor McMath lov what he said was the lattcr's philosophy of government. "There are two candidates in tht, race," Mr. Laney said. "One candidate believes in tax and spend- that you con spend your way to prosperity, lie also thinks that socialized* medicine is not so bad." Declaring that the philosophy of "big" government and 'encroaching socialism" was the most important issue in the governor's race, Mr. Limey challenged affiliations. his opponent's brought about reduction of homestead exemptions, the slate property tax. equalized Ihe inheritance tax and raised exemption* on state income taxes. "Te best way a tax dollar can be used is in the pocket of the man thai produced serled. Mr. Laney IX-iiles Charon In denying a McMath charge Involving Communism. Mr. Laney said "Look me over and see if you think I'm a Communist. I know a good Southerner gets called names, but this is the first time I've been called a Communist. I served in World War One. supported World war Two and am re«dy to support another." Governor McMath had said Mr. Laney made the statement that since the United States was going On the issui's of deficit spending, the Brannan Plan. FEPC- and socialized medicine. Mr. Laney asked, who-e "company docs he (McMath) keep? Whose shoes does he shine?" He criticized a .statement he s.iid Governor McMalh made In Indianapolis in 1945 to the effect, that "a new liberalism was growing In the South." Uixferraf I-abel Oka.T .Mr. Lancy said he didn't care if he \vns called a Dixiecrat. "I'm from | Communistic, it was foolish to try to oppose Rus-si pied that he .." Mr. Lancy actually said "couldnt understand why we ihould send troops to Russia to'flght Communism when »ooie people h«t art willing to let It (row here." The governor earlier IhU week also accused »!lr. Laney of laying only a wealthy man could become governor, basing this charge on a statement attributed to Mr. Laney by a Pine Bluff newspaper. List night. Mr. uney said he was "misunderstood" by the Pine Bluff reporters and that he actually had said that "McMath was a prisoner of his backers." Hit, "OMi(aUM*- "McMath spent more than $300.000 In his last campaign. With such obligations to his backers, he couldn't be the real governor," Mr. Laney charger). "No m»n can tie the real governor when he has to depend on large contributions," he added, Mr. Latiey repeated last night his charge that the McMath administration was trying to'"buy themselves b.ick into offcie" by charging less for li-uclt licenses than the law allows. In reviewing his record as governor, Mr. Laney said he had Increased educational tuncis by $11,000,000 for public schools and $7.000,000 for higher education, and had placed more money at the disposal of education than had any other governor. He said he did this without increasing taxes or state's debt. Arkansas' indebtedness was reduced and »18- COO.OOO wns left in the reserve fund while he was governor, Mr. Laney said. If elected, he said, 'I will build roads with money that Is available" and "use my power lo build that state so our children will have a chance, unweighted by mistakes such as too heavy a lax burden." Candidate Speak Mr. Laney was introduced by Hays Sullivan. Burdette planter, Jimmie Sanders of Blytheville served as master of ceremonies. County and state candidates present last night spoke briefly before Mr. Laney's address. Those who s)»ke included Ose« Nunnally of Blylhevllte. candidate for sheriff; Kenneth Sulcer of Joiner. Albert A. Banks of Whltton and John J. Cowan nf Osceola, candidates for representative; Sen. J. Lee Bearden of Leach ville and w. B. Nicholson for state - -_ of Little he i Rock, candidate for supreme court Justice; and the son of R, B. McCulloch, who s|x>kc on behalf of his fatliw, also a cajidldate for the lUUieme court. Heavy ihowers almost forced cancellation of the rally, wit (he rain stopped In time. The audience henrd music by a four-piece band before (he address an.i afterward of Osceola. candidates senator; Lcfiel Gentry leaders" kept them at the line. Even j llle South and proud of it," he a.s- «o. they said, many deserted. The 15th is supported on both flanks by better trained North Korean units, the prisoners reported. Tito 15th, the prisoners said, had riir encountered enemy artillery or •rmor. The captured northerners said the I6th would 'probably keep fighting «s long as it was winning but added: "But when they start to lose it will be a different story." Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI.. July JO. (AP)—(USDA)—Hogs 7500: barrows and gilts 180 Ins up mostly .25 lower; some late bids off more; lighter kinds and pigs steady to .25 lower; bulk 180-230 Ibs 23.75-24.00; some bids 23.50-23.60 late; 240280 Ibs 22.75-23.75; 150-170 Ibs 21.00-23.00; 120-140 Ibs 17.75-20.00; few 80-110 Ibs 14.75-17.00; sows mostly .50 lower; weights 400 Ibs down 17.15-18.75; few 19.00; over 400 Ibs 15.00-17.25; stags unchanged, 11.5014.50; boars 1.50-11.50. Cattle 1700; calves 1100; general trading slow; no early sal«s steers; few yearlings about steady with week's decline; cows steady to .50 lower; bulls .50 or more lower; vcalers steady; small lots medium and good mixed yearlings 27.00-29.50; common and medium beef ca'V.s largely 19.00-21.00; canner.s and cutters 14.50-19.00. Original bolts In the USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides." were marie in Paul Revere's shop, nc- sprding to the Encyclopedia Dri- jP|!inlc.i. sorted. "T have always been against these issues and will continue to be if elected." A vole for him, he said, was a vote against the Truman program. He al.so warned that if citizens wanted their Congressmen to oppose Trnnum administration proposals, they must support these representatives. Citing the defeat of Senator Pepper of Florida and other defeated administration backers, Mr. Laney said the "same thing is going to happen to McMath this coming Tuesday." Tuesday is the dale of the preferential primary. Mr. Lanej- a:ked his audience for help in "the fight for Jeffersonian ideals." A tivo-point program to "help cure Ihc basic problems of the state" was suggested by Mr. Laney last night. First, he said, the state must live within its income. "We must stop wild spending unless It Is In case of an emergency." Tax Cuts Urged Secondly, he pointed out, "We must work for the development of additional industry in the slate." Reductions of state taxes are needed, he said, to attract new industry to the state. Mr. Laney said he brought 1500 new industries' into the stale during his terms as governor. 300 of' them in 1948. From liuse, he said. 75.000 new jobs resulted. He blamed R slump In IndustriaJ expansion in 1949 on (axes approv- c-d by the legislature that year. These were suggested and endorsed by Governor McMath. Mr. Laney sairi. and "cost seven million new tax dollars." He said that while in office he DONT IT TREND'S IN YOUR DISHFAN or douWe your money bade! TRKND, the scientists say, has the finest grease-stripping' action ever developed it firsts right unrier the grease on dishes, rioU •nd pans-njfht under dried egg *nd cerenl -strips it off like magic. Prove it yourself Buy TREND today. 6 ggs%g- : ""3 Patch tests, made on women'* •kin, show that TREND it milder for yoMrricfn than th« pureit»o»p. And why not? TREND « neutral. Imajrir* * dishwashing «tdi that cuU «re»se f»«Ur th»n any soap wade...y«t actually 6o6i« »t« watermelon provided by Mr. Laney, If. S. 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