The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1953 · Page 5
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THURSDAY. APRIL », 1981 (ARK.) COURIER Visiting US. Newsman Finds Soviet Children 'Like Kids Anywhere (Editor'g Note: Eugene A, Simon of the widest streets I have seen one of A group of American newe executives now visiting Moscow. He filed this dispatch early today at the end of his first full day in the Russian capital. A graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College, Simon is president and general manager of the Valley Daily News of Tarentum, Pa. He was a lieutenant aboard a Pacific aircraft carrier In World War II.) . By EUGENE SIMON (Written for The Associated Press) MOSCOW (tf)— It was quite a day —April first—the first day in Mos- anywhere. The other is the great amount of construction and new building going on. The newly completed Moscow University looks like the University of Pittsburgh Tower of Learning In the center and Bethesda Naval Hospital on the sides. Our 10 press and radio representatives frankly expected some hostility and perhaps strained situations in Moscow. As yet none has occurred and the people I have contacted up to now have been very friendly and hospitable. This is even true on the street, where a great deal of curiosity is evidenced. I guess we really stand out as foreigners. cow for a small-town,.American newspaperman a long way from home. Yes—It almost seemed like someone would punch me in the ribs and say "April fool". j After an excellent egg omelet • p* § i A • • breakfast with all the trimmings, ; If p/f /VlfsC/On eaten in view of the Kremlin—with * %wu *7if«J«»f VII a large Chinese delegation in an adjacent dining room, and, near -*us, a youth group eating with a pint of milk in front of each—we left for a visit to the American Embassy, Five of our correspondents stationed here came along. While I took pictures of the Kremlin, a young girl rather vehemently wanted to stop me. After considerable gestures by both parties concerned, a police officer came up and after clearing up the matter offered apologies in rather good English. Another little sidelight came when some Moscow small fry crowded around the big car in which we were riding and asked if it went backwards. Speaking of cars, there are quite a few on Moscow's streets—similar to Fords, Chevrolets and some like our Buicks. "Like Kids Anywhere** As I was walking through Red Square today with Pavlov, one of our interpreters and guides, a group of teen-agers crowded around for a picture—like kids anywhere. Pavlov said they v: the common people — the salt of the earth. I got better acquainted with Pavlov after awhile and found he is something of a philosopher. He was bragging about his boy of 12 and girl of 8, who were fine pianists. Pretty soon I pulled out a picture of my little girl. Pavlov pointed to it and said it was a universal law to live for your children. Two things surprised me about Moscow. One is that it has some Unrecognized Red Mission Goes Home TOKYO UPi — Twelve Russian members of the unrecognized Soviet mission here left for home today aboard the Dutch liner Jimbanjet. All had been living at the old Russian Embassy Building, which flies the Red flag but which is not recognized by the Japanese government. Kyodo news agency said all firmly refused to answer questions at the pier. The group were members of the wartime Soviet mission to the Allied Council for Japan, which went out of existence when the Japanese Peace Treaty took effect almost a year ago. Soviet Russia did not sign and does not recognize the treaty. It legally is still at war with Japan. WATCHING OLD BALDY — A United Nations tank, its gun pointed at Old Baldy, sits on an ad- Joining ridge watching for a target on Chinese Communist held territory. Cardboard shell casings, strewn on the hillside, held ammunition for the tank. Note weary soldier (left) trudging up the hill. Red attacks have been evidenced in several sectors of the Korean front the last few days. Lt. Gen. Maxwell Taylor says UN forces can expect more similar thrusts, but he sees no Indication of a general Red offensive. (Al> Wirephoio) Lecture Crowd Wctches as Doctor Massages Woman's Heart to Life No Ammunition Shortage Found SEOUL UB — Army Secretary Robert Stevens said yesterday he has found no sign of ammunition shortages in Korea, Stevens is touring the combat zone with Gen. Mark Clark, U. N. Par East commander, and Lt. Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, Eighth Army commander. It is his first jr.Jp to the Orient. On his return to Washington, i.he army secretary is expected to appear before a Senate subcommittee looking into reports of ammunition shortages In Korea. LOS ANGELES (/P) — Medical drama developed when a patient's icart stopped just before a leading leart surgeon was to operate, demonstrating his technique to hospital staff members. Instant incision of the chest and massage of the patient's heart by hand revived her, after three minutes. The middle-aged woman, suffsr- ng from constriction of a heart valve, was being preoared for the surgery at City of Hope Hospital in nearby Duarte yesterday. Dr. Charles P Bailey. Philadelphia heart specialist, was telling staff members In an adjoining lecture room about the technique he would use. Suddenly a nurse rushed in, whispering to Dr. Alfred Goldman, the hospital's chief of professional serv- ices. He hurried into the operating room and performed the operation to restore heart and breathing action. Dr. Bailey and others assisted. Dr. Goldman commented later: "A cardiac resuscitation case is like a 100-yard dash. If you do everything right, it's all over before you know it and you find that you have won." 5 Persons Die In Fire at AEC Wonts Chile to Protest British Action SANTIAGO. Chile W)—Chile sn"S it will protest immediately to tht Organization of Amerlcnn Stilus. against Britain's destruction o: Chilean and Argentine Installations on Deception Island, near the Antarctic Circle. The island, in the South Shetland group, is claimed by nil three countries. In February, British forces demolished buildings erected by the two Latin-American nations and forcibly deported an Argentine citizen from the island. ... for Easter, '53 it's ZELLNER'S! White with Pink & Blue Patches. Black Patent with Grey Patches. Beige with Tan Patches. trait, WJ »l»f in a, group of iti'm deigned to all manner if Red and Beige Combination. Blue and White Combination. 798 ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP 204 West Main in Bly.th«vi»e Pacific Test WASHINGTON (£>) — The Atomic Energy Commission says it needs more room in the Pacific to test "new and improved nuclear weapons." Speaking of a "rapidly expanding program" of weaons development, the commission said last night it will use as a test site Bikini Atoll, where the first post-war atomic tests were held in 1946. Bikini, whose inhabitants were relocated before those tests, is 180 miles from Eniwetok, which will remain the headquarters and principal operating base of the proving grounds. No new tests were announced. KANSAS CITY (/P) — A fast- spreading fire swept through a 48- fainily apartment building near downtown Kansas City yesterday, 'killing five persons, three of them firemen. Fifteen persons were injured The firemen were crushed to death when two porches and part of a wall collapsed on them. They were Don A Nastasio. 32; Joseph P. Cooney. 59; and Melvin Kurtz. 30. The bodies of the two other victims—Mrs. Willard Coou, 22, and her 2-year-old daughter Mary—were found in their third-floor apartment. Some residents trapped in. thei.» rooms escaped the flames by descending ladders. At least "three were forced to leap into firemen's nets. Nastasio was an off-duty fireman who left home, to buy Easter clothing for his wife and four sons. He stopped at a fire station to visit friends and voluntarily went to the fiv.e when the alarm sounded. It. took four hours for 24 fire companies to douse the flames. The cause has not been determined. Wilson Rid Of All Stock Defense Chief Soils Holdings In G.M. WASHINGTON W)—Secretary of Defense Wilson has disposed of all his General Motors stock, retaining "no beneficial Interest of any kind," he has told the Senate Armed Services Committee. Confirmation of Wilson, former G.M. .president, was held up for weeks at the Insistence of many senr ators that he dispose of his stock in the big automotive firm, the largest single defense contractor. Wilson valued the stock at about Vt' million dollars. Wilson's letter to the committee, made public late yesterday, gave no details of the disposition. The committee liad not asked for such dc tails. MSA to Holve Fresch Staff PARIS {/P)—Informed sources say •About 290 persons—95Americans njid 195 Europeans—ore on their way off the U, S. government payroll in Paris. These sources reported the Mutual Security Administration is halving the staff if its mission to Prance and that the President's special representative to Europe—Ambassador Willinm H. Draper—is cutting personnel of his headquarters 10 to 15 per cent. Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature THUUS.-FUI. Double Feature Bui Abbott & Lou Costello "Who Done !t?" —Plus— "Red Stallion of the Rockies" Cowboy Picture AI-SO CARTOON Read Courier News Classified Ads. Measles Still Head List of State's Diseases LITTLE BOCK W)—Measles continued to lead the list of communicable diseases with 995 cases reported In Arkansas last week the State Board of Health said yesterday. Tills brings the total cases so far this year to 4,054, compared to 494 cases during the corresponding period last year. Dr. J. T. Herron, state health officer, said last week that the high rnte of measles was not alarming and said it is part of a cycle during which the number of measles cases increase. THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONITE Wayne Morris Alan Hale, Jr. FRIDAY "TANGIER INCIDENT" George Brent and Mari Aldon SATURDAY "TAMING OF THE WEST" Wild Bill Elliott SAT. OWL SHOW 'Too Many Girls" Lucille Rail and Dcsi Arnaz, Richard Carlson & Ann Miller Weeks Eliminates All New Federal Airport Money WASHINGTON Cff)-flierettr7 of Commerce Weeks hai proposed to eliminate all new Federal money for airport construction in th« fiscal year starting July 1. He told the Senate Appropriation! Committee so yesterday In outliirtnj his budget request of $961.608,925, about 15 per cent less than former President Truman had asked. NEW MANILA, ARK. 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