The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1953 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 11, 1953
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW» BATUBUAY, APRIL 11, 1»M Shakeup in Armed Services Predicted (Continued from Page 1) taries and the military people responsible for fimmunition production. Money Available In September, 1950, Gen. George C. Marshall was named defense secretary. Lovett became his deputy the next month. Lovett advanced to secretary after Marshall resigned Sept. 12, 1951. Byrd Insisted a lack of money could not be blamed, saying the Bohlen Arrives In Moscow at Crucial Time MOSCOW OT — Charles Eusti; Bohlen the United States' ninth ambassador to the Soviet Union, arrived here today to go to work. He was accompanied on the flight from Berlin by his wife and two children, by a private secretary and a nurse for .his children, by Embassy Counsellor John McSweeny and Air Attache Col. Phillip Haes. The American Embassy has been without an ambassador since last September when the Russians declared George F. Keenan persona non grata (personally not acceptable) after remarks he made to reporters In Berlin. Bohlen conies to Moscow at rwe of the most interesting times in modern history; when moves are being made to settle the war In Korea; when there Is a generally conciliatory atmosphere prevailing, and when the Rusians seem to be trying to improve . relations with the Western powers. Japanese Prince Arrives in U. S. SAN FRANCISCO (IfI— San Francisco today welcomes Crown Prince Akihito of Japan, 19-yetir-old heir apparent, making his first trip away from home. The prince steps off the luxury liner President Wilson at 1 p.m. He is enroute to the London coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. California Gov. Earl Warren and members of American, Canadian and British diplomatic corps were at the pier. Eikichl Araki, Japanese ambassador to the U. S., and Sadeo Iguchl, the ambassador to Canada, represented the Prince Akihito's homeland. Peering Boy Wins Spelling Contest Bill Kelly of Deering took first place In the Pemiscot County Spelling Bee sponsored by the Cartith- ersvllle Chamber of Commerce last week. He won $25 and will represent the county at the Mid-South Spelling Bee in Memphis on April 24. Patsy Whistle of Steele was second and Patty Sawyer of Caruthersville finished third. Two Auto Collisions Here Are Reported Two automobile accidents in BIy- theville Thursday night were reported by city police today. Brett Owens, 215 East Kentccky, and James Guard, 121 East Davis, collided at the intersection of Broadway and Chickasawba. Officers Willie Hopper and Fred Hodge reported Mr. Owens was traveling east on Chickasawua when he hit the side v.' Mr. Guard's northbound vehicle. An accident at Franklin and Sycamore involved 0. N. Morse, 137 East Ash, and Pearl Jenkins of Blvthe- ville. Mr. Morse was going soiUh on Franklin and Mrs. Jenkins was traveling east on Sycamore when j the collision occurred, officers Hodge | and Hopper reported. I Army had not spent all the money Congress had provided, but that, "it's all a matter of management." Paco released a statement late yesterday saying "higher authority" had slashed one billion dollars from an Army request for ammunition money. He said this was In the spring of 1951—which would mean arms money was cut even after the Chinese had entered the war. Sen. Symington (D-Mo) on Thursday had referred to this cut as having been made by civilian chiefs of the Defense Department in the fall of 1950—before the Chinese entered the war. Pace, referring to testimony that he had not seen Gen. James A. Van Fleet's reports of ammunition shortages, said these were merely routine reports by Van Fleet's ammunition or supply officers. Van Fleet, retired'Eighth Army commander, had said he reported ammunition shortages almost dolly during his 22 months in Korea. Dale Evans' Father Dies Hillman Smith, father of movie actress Dale Evans (Mrs. Roy Rogers) and former Osceola resident, died last night at his home in Italy, Tex. Mr. Smith had just arrived with his son from Jackson, Miss., where he had been visiting the latter. During his stay there, he had heart trouble and his son, Hillman, Jr., motored him home. Miss Evans was contacted in Columbus, O., and enplaned for Italy Immediately. Mr. Smith farmed in Mississippi County and made his home in Osceola In the 1920's. He was 70 years old. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Betty Sue Smith, Miss Evans and Hillman Smith, Jr. Coofer Re-Elects School Directors COOTER Mo. — Arnold Jones and W. L. Loster were re-elected without opposition Tuesday to three-year terms on the Cooter Consolidated School District board of directors. Gray Hopper also unopposed, was elected to serve the unexplred term of Arthur Wagner who died. Two years remain of this three-year term. A school tax rate of $1.70 per $100 assessed valuation was approved. This is In addition to the $1 per $100 rate the board is authoiized io levy without, voters' approval. Negro Deaths Nora Horfcer Services for Nora Harber. 60. who died Wednesday at John Unston Hospital. Memphis, will be conducted Sunday at 1 p.m. in Wcsl End Baptist Church by Rev. O. C. Johnson with burial in ML Zion Cemetery. Survivors include two sisters, Rachel Chew of Colciwater, Miss., and Easter Tyson of Memphis, and one brother, Henry Leak of Memphis. Caston Funeral Home is in charge. GOVERNORS (Continued from Page U o current developments In the field of international relations, the Anioriuiin defence effort, the problems of national .security, and an nun lysis of our fiscal policies ns related thereto. "The presentation of cabinet mem- lier.s and officials charged with the r c s p o n s t b illy of administering these affairs will be designed to !>ive you a first hand picture of (he present state of the world nnd the role of the United States in It. "In these critical times nn occasion which offers the prospect of America's leaders, state and national, working side by side to give the United States enlightened leadership warrants vigorous support. I am firmly convinced that this conference will produce a better understanding of the need which I feel for the full cooperation of each of you in dealing with the variety of problems which confront the nation." Smart Gardener TOFIELD, Alt.a. I/PI — Andrew Spohn dug carrots from his garden throughout the winter even when it was 45 below zero. He placed a layer of straw over the carrot beds just before freeze-up and the roots stayed fresh and juicy. Harrison NFA Team Wins Stock Judging Contest A livestock Judging team of Harrison High School boys '.von first place In a district competition held In Osceola Wednesday by the New Farmers of America. The Harrison NFA chapter's quartette placed second In districting vocal competition. Members of the livestock Judging team are Russell Ware, Floyd L. Haley and Eddie Lee Howard. Comprising the quartette are Robert Smith, Joseph Moore, Jesse Lee Jackson and Bobbie Thomas. Other chapters in the district competition were Osceola and Marlon. A. E. Lester, vocational agri-, culture instructor, is advisor for the Harrison NFA chapter. Insurance Men Win Award The BIytheville Association of Life Underwriters yesterday won the President's Award given at the annual Sales Congress held in Little Rock by the Arkansas Association of Life Underwriters. The award is based on the percentage of attendance at the Sales Congress and the distance traveled by the delegation. The BIytheville association had 32 members present for the state meeting yesterday. This marked the first time the BIytheville group has won this award. TO CONDUCT REVIVAL —The Rev. E. E. Griever, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Hamburg, Ark., will conduct a week-long revival beginning tomorrow at the First Baptist Church in Manila. A junior choir will sing at T p.m. each night with services to begin at 7:30. Morning services will begin at 7:30 p.m. and last till 8:20. Song services will be under the ' direction of the Re^ Harold White, pastor of Leachville Baptist Church and director of church music for the Mississippi County Baptist Association. The Rev. Guy D. Magee is pastor of the Manila Church. CARS (Continued from Page 1) the dealers' profit. Bonus Offered John Critz of Cnritz Chevrolet Co., North Little Bock, indicated ils firm planned its profit on the federal tnx. Critz offered an even trade for the five cars yesterday, with a bonus payment of S100 on ;hree cars and $50 on two cars n a second trade. He said he believes that no federal tax would be due on the cars, whether they are used or new, arid that "this is one way" n which dealers stand to profit — sy not passing the tax saving on .0 used car purchasers. Dutch O'Neal of North Little Sock offered 1953 Plymouths and S5 each for the 1952 Chevrolets. No second trncle was provided for. O'Neal could not be reached for comment. Spivey Chevrolet Co.. of Benton offered 1953 models for used cars, Jlus $50 to the state for each car, with no second trade. Ernest Bailey, Cabot mayor and Car dealer, agreed to swap even, with equipment he valued at 5142.50 on the new cars. Bailey originally started the bid- ling war by making a deal with the Highway Department for 75 old cars for 75 new ones and a provision for a second swap in July. He said yesterday thnt he stood .o lose $3,000 to $5,000 on the first 'go-round", but "I hope to make around $10,000 on the July trnns- tction. N THE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR THE CITY OF UIA'THEVILLE, CIIICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Dud Cftson Post No. 24, American Legion, Department of Arkansas, Ptf. vs. James W. Hnll, Dft. WARNING ORDER The defendant, James W. Hail, is varned to appear in this court with- n thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Dud Cason Post No. 24, American Legion, Department of Arkansas, and upon hifi 'allure to do so, said complaint will be taken its confessed. Witness my hand and seal as Clerk of the Municipal Court for the City of BIytheville, Arkansas, this 27til day of March, 1953. W. I. Mnlln, Clerk Keck & Pntton, ottys. for ptf. Keck it Partlow. attys. for ptf. 3:28-4:4-11-18 USAFR Uniform Allowances Now Available New uniform allowances ranging from $50 to $100 are available to Air Force Reserve officers, Capt. Harold 'J. Nichols announced today. The new allowances are divided Into three categories: 1. Active duty allowances—Not to exceed $100 to officers entering active duty or active duty for training for more than 90 days on or after June 25, 1950, when two years, between such periods O f active duty. 2. Maintenance allowance — Not to exceed $50 for each four years of satisfactory service in a reserve component which include 28 days of active duty or active duty for training. 3. Separated officers (no military status)—Payments of active duty or maintenance allowance may be made to men in this category provided they meet the above requirements, which they accrued prior to separation from the Air Force. Claims for allowances by reserve officers may be made to the personnel officer of the unit to which they ore assigned or to the Fourteenth Air Force if not assigned to any reserve unit. Additional information concerning the allowance may be obtained from Col. Wendell Phillips, commander of Flight B. 9855 VART Squadron, 214 North Franklin, BIytheville, IN THE PROBATE COURT, CIIICKASAWBA 1HSTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AUK. In the mater of the Estate of C. E. Criggur, deceased. No. 2173 Last address 801 West Walnut Street, BlythRViUe, Arkansas. Died December 18, 1952. An instrument dated October 5th, 1943. has been admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent, and the undersigned has been appointed ns Executor there- under. A contest of the probar.e of the will can be effected only by filing n petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them duly authenticated ,to the undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice or they shall be forever barred nnd precluded from any benefit in the estate. This Notice first published 28th of March, 1953. C. E. Crigger, Jr.. Exec; i tor BLytheville, Arkansas 3 23-4.4-11 Osceola Vet Returns Pfc. Cooper Boh, Osceola, was among 35 Arkansans returning to the U.S. from the Far East this week aboard the Navy Transport Gen C. C. Ballou. The ship, carrying 2,933 returning veterans, docked at Seattle. L/TTLf III— About the only men some women get o chance to say no to are door-to-door salesmen. • MB • R T T 7 THEATER 1 JL L-i MANILA. AR MANILA, ARK. SUN DAY-MON DAY-TU ESDAY A MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT TREAT! The White Cross Plan • Hospitaiizaticn • Medical Protection • Accident & Health • Life Insurance See or Call S. P. COOK 2204 Birch Phone 2366 "fntertainment At Its Best" SUNDAY & MONDAY Continuous Showing Sun. from 2 p.m. POWs (Continued from P»B« D go to Tokyo and Yokohama. Ktflni April 21 The exchange must be completed within 20 days after it starts. It must begin not later than April 21 and can start arlier. April 21 and can start earlier. Besides the 120 Americans, there are 20 British, 15 Canadians, Turks, Greeks and Dutch and about 450 South Koreans in the group the Communists will release. The Allies will give up 5,100 North Koreans and 10 Chinese at the rate of 500 dally. The Communist rate will be 100 men daily. The U. N. Command Is exchanging almost 10 prisoners for each one returned by the Communists principally because the Allies hold many times more prisoners. In addition, many Chinese and North Korean POWs are suffering from tuberculosis and are qualified for exchange as sick and wounded. The Communists have said they hold approximately 13,000 prisoners, including 3,198 Americans. The D. N. holds about 132,000 North Koreans and Chinese Reds. Observers at this advance U. V. camp were openly hopeful that completion of the sick and wounded exchange agreement will lead to a truce in Korea. They pointed out that if both sides could agree on 10 points for exchanging: disabled captives in less than four hours, of conference time, they should be able to agree on the remaining eight paragraphs of the armistice draft. Officials agreed that Red peace overtures should be studied carefully. But they also agreed that if the Communists sincerely want an armistice they will get one. . The signing <5f the pact for exchanging the disabled captives was a simple ceremony. It started at 12:08 p.m. (10:08 p.m., EST, Friday) and lasted only 2'/ 2 minutes. Not a word was spoken during the signing. Daniel signed first. He scrawled his signature on six sets of documents, two each in Korean, Chinese and English. Then Lee affixed his signature. When the pact was signed, Lee arose and pressed for a quick renewal of the truce talks. Daniel replied that he would Inform his superiors. Then Lee suggested that liaison group meetings should be resumed "within one or two days to discuss and decide on the date for resuming the plenary sessions." With that the meeting adjourned. No date was set for another meeting but It appeared likely the U. N. Command would call another session soon. Daniel emerged from the conference hut waving the document and smiling broadly. He told correspondents: "It was a pleasure for me to sign this agreement today for repatriation for sick and wounded personnel. You will recall that the United Nations Command has repeatedly urged this move since first making it in December, 1951." Daniel told the Reds that the Allies would be ready on 72 hours notice to start delivery of sick and wounded at Panmunjom. The Reds said they would let him know Sunday how soon they are ready, to begin. Thus, at Uie earliest, the exchange probably would not begin before the middle of next week. Daniel asked Lee for a breakdown of the group of 15 sick and wounded which the Reds said included men from Turkey, Greece, The Netheelands and Canada. The Reds said they would let him know soon. Before the 10-point agreement was signed, Daniel made one more appeal—the third in a week—for the Communists to increase the number of Allied prisoners they NEW MANILA, ARK. "Your Community Center" By Refrigeration Air Conditioned Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 SATURDAY "RETURN OF THE TEXAN" Dale Robertson SAT. OWL SHOW "PRIVATE SNUFFY SMITH' Edgar Kennedy SUN-MON Robert Taylor Eleanor Parker TUESDAY MCUOll will return. "For humanitarian reasons," Daniel said, "I again request that you use the broadest Interpretation of the degree of sickness In determining the final number of captured personnel who will be repatriated. We will do the same." Lee replied, "our side considers that there should be no further dispute about this question." Just before the signing, Lee entered for the record a statement reserving the right "to request that the sick and Injured captured personnel of our side not repatriated this time will be handed "over to a neutral state so as to secure a just solution to the question of their repatriation after an armistice." The sick and wounded exchange was worked out on the Allied insistence that no disabled prisoner be forced to return against his will. That principle is contained in the Geneva Convention. Once the major proceedings were finished, staff officers of both sides met to complete minor administrative details. They already have agreed on the reception sites inside the Panmunjom area. The ex change will be carried out from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily. The agreement guarantees against attack of convoys moving to Panmunjom from prison camps, and provides that no more than 300 persons from each side will be inside the Panmunjom Area at one time. It also provides that prisoners will be exchanged in groups of 25 at a time, accompanied by rosters giving name, rank, nationality and serial number. While the liaison groups met to sign the agreement, S. N. newsmen, jeep drivers' and other Allied personnel across the road listened to Radio Moscow on a powerful portable radio. They heard an English language broadcast on the latest remarks by Russia's chief delegate to the U. N.. Andrei Vishinsky, on the Korean situation. Vishinsky was quoted as saying that the trade of sick and wounded Is the first step and that nothing should stand in the way of repatriation of all prisoners of war, and 0n end to the Korean War. Also during the meeting, Communist and Allied officers exchanged prisoner of war mail. DELL —THEATER— Dell, Arkansas Box Office Open 6:45 LAST TIMES TONITE "Horizon's West" Robt. Ryan - Julia Adams CARTOON & SERIAL SUN - MON "YANKEE BUCCANEER" Jeff Chandler - Scolt Brady MOX In West BIytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1 :OP Always A Double Feature SATURDAY Double Feature WILD BUI ELLIOTT Radar Man Serial Also Cartoon SAT. LATE SHOW Starts 11:30 2 Reel Comedy G-Agent SERIAL SUN - MON Double Feature * MONOGRAM PICTURE Also Cartoon & News Missing Jet Ace Was Divorced Day Shot Down LAS VEGAS, Nev. W)—A U. S. double air ace. Capt. Harold Fischer, was divorced the same day the Communists shot himdown ard reported capturing him. Mrs. Dorothy Fischer charged the jet fighter pilot with unspecified mental cruelty. The decree, disclosed yesterday, was granted last Tuesday. That same .day 27-year-old Capt. Fischer, one of the two hottest aces in Korea, was reported missing. The Pciping radio said he parachuted from his plane and was caught. The Swea City, la., pilot, who shot down 10 Russian-built MIGs in previous sorties, was on his 70th mission. The Fischers were married In Columbus, Ga., April 22, 1949, the same year Fischer joined the Air Force. They have a son, 3-year-old Harold III. Fish Fry Is Planned For Painters, Dealers A fish fry for dealers and painters of BIytheville will be given by the Pittsburgh Paint and Glass Co. at the Woman's Club at 7 p.m. Monday. Harold Kriegger. color engineer of the company's Memphis office, will be guest speaker. Hubbard Hardware Co., Mississippi County Lumber Co. and Huffman Bros. Lumber Co. are local sponsors of the affair. WARNING OBDEB Mae McDonald is hereby warned to appear In the Chancery Court for the Chtckasavba District of Mil- slssippl County. Arkansas, within thirty (30) days after the date hereof, to answer a complaint filed against her In said court by Bernard McDonald. Dated this March 20th, 19M. Geraldine Llston, Cleric By Lavorne Ball, Deputy .Marcus Evrard, atty. for Ptf. 3121-28-414-11 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark, SATURDAY "BATTLING MARSHALL" Sunset Carson SAT. 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