The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1953 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 21, 1953
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL «, 1»M Americans Tell By Communists Many Mora Disabled Prisoners Remain In Prison, G!s Say (Continued from Page 1) and related: "We were not allowed to stop for any cause—not even to go to the latrine. If you did, you would have to look out for yourself. "One night 17 of us were put in l small room. Next morning when I woke up there were only two living." Herndon, who had a wounded hand amputated by Chinese doctors eight days before the march, said many died from pneumonia. He said al! they had to eat on the march was "millet and cracked corn. . . . one bowl a day." If attempts to indoctrinate him in Herndon just laughed when asked communism had worked. "I've never been so happy as to reach freedom today." he said, from Pyongyang in August, 1951, ginning. Mullins told of a march north just as the truce talks were Se- Eussian soldiers," he said. "They "We passed two jeeploads of stopped us on the road and tried to get our guards drunk so they would shoot us." Mullins said the Russians were armed and In uniform. He said he knew the Russians wanted the guards to shoot because "they made motions." Sgt. Mitchell said about 20 serious hospital cases were left behind: "Medical attention was no good at all. Very few guys fat »ny." His story was confirmed by Pvt. Louts Kerkstra of Byron Center. Mich., who contracted tuberculosis. Othera Worse Off "Some of the TB patients In my hospital were in worse condition than I was," he said. "The way I see it, they took me because I was in a little better shape and knew we would hit the press first." Treatment of the prisoners varied widely from place to place mnd time to time. Pfc. Tibor Rubin of Long Beach, Calif., a Hungarian who spent 14 months in a Nazi prison camp In World War II, said Red treatment was better than the Nazis gave him. "The Chinese treated us much better—I'm not Copimunist, but they did treat me better than the Germans," he said. Cpl. Pedro Herrera of Mama- dera, N. M., said he was bayo- netted In the head by a prison guard but blamed It on a misunderstanding caused by the language barrier. He was captured in November, 1B50. On an eight-day march north, he said, "the wounded died from lack of medical treatment. "The guards would take them off and give them hot water—about all the medicine they had." He said that after the initial atrocity stages, conditions, in some of the camps improved. Sgt. Albert L. Howard of Nash- villle, Tenn., said life in the camps "was pretty rough al first but later on It got pretty good when the peace talks started." However, the medical treatment was still "only fair." Howard and Cpl. Harry Purvis of York, S. C., agreed that more sick and wounded remain in prison camps. "I guess It's because of the ride. They were too sick to come," Purvis said. Purvis hod a chest and stomach ailment. Howard had been wounded in the hand and shoulder when captured. "It sure feels good to be back with the good people again," Howard said. Commodity And Stock Markets- He* York Cotton Open High Low ! May 3310 3310 3288 ', July 3332 3332 3310 ! Oct 3341 3344 3330 : Dec 3345 3348 3335 : New Orleans Cotton May .. July .. Oct ... Dec .. Open High Low . 3309 3309 3281 . 3330 3330 3309 3337 3339 3329 3345 3345 3335 Chicago Wheat Open High Low May .... 218 'A 218 X July .... 221% 222 217',-i 220 S Chicago Corn May July Open 159 162 Soybeans May July Sept Nov. Open 305'/ 2 301 'a High 159% 162',!, HlBh 305% 302 286 276 274 V, New York Stocks N Y STOCKS A T nnd T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Wnrd ... N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Stutlebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel Sou Pac Low 158% 10174 Low 30314 2995 282", 273% 1:15 217% 22 Hi 1:15 159 182 VJ 1:15 3041/4 300% 285. 275 V t 156',73% 38% 52'/ 4 791/a 6 ei <M'/t 21 30'/ 8 60 «'/., 26% 33% 35% 71 53i/ 2 57% 391/2 45>/ 2 Livestock m— (USDAO— Hogs 10,000: moderately active : barrows and gilts steady to 10 lower than Monday's average, with weights over 230 Ibs in small supply and fully steady: sows steady to 25 higher; bulk choice 180-230 Ib barrows and gilts 22.85-23.00; latter paid fairly freely: mostly for uniform lots choice Nos. 1 nnd 2; 240-200 Ibs 22.25-75; few 260-300 Ibs 21.60-22.25; 150-170 Ibs 21.25-22.75; 120-140 Ibs 18.5020.50; sows 400 Ibs down 20.25-21.00; heavier sows 18.50-22.00: few 20.25; boars 13.60-16.00. Cattle 5,000, calves 1.300; opening fully steady on high good and choice steers and mixed yearlings: sales at 20.50-23.00, the latter price for medium weight steers carry- Ing an end of low prime; commercial and good steers and heifers 18.00-20.00; cows steady; utility and commercial 13.50-15.50, TRAIN (Continued from Pngc 1) nenth a car at 4:12 a.m. and taken to a hospital. A surgeon was lowered into one of the telescoped coaches to cut off the loft Icf, r of a woman in an effort to free her. Dabney said: "In one conch I saw three people pleading for help. It seemed Impossible that i anything could be left of the logs, | of any of them. "Wonderful first aid assistance was given by several sailors who were in the seven passenger cars behind the locomotives." Darwin Gardner of Boston who was in the last car, said: "There were three bumps and then it sounded like an earthquake just before we left the track." Philip McCabe, sailor from the Pawis Island, S. C., Marine re-' cruit depot, reported there were four dead in his Pullman. Dabney snid he counted six dead, one of them a Negro porter whose body was removed only after two men worked 30 minutes with nxt/s. J. T. Macauley Dies in Sikeston Services for a former Blytheville resident, J. T, Macauley, 66, of Sikeston, Mo., will be conducted at 1:30 p. in. tomorow at Baptist Church in Slkesloii. Burial In Sikeston is In charge of Welsh Funeral home. Mr. Macauley who lived in Bly- thevlllt until abiut 15 years ago died Sunday ni^ht at his home. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Audrey iVIacauley of Sikeston: four daughters. Mre. Mrtfod Borcn of Rector, Mrs. Eleanor Davis of Dallas, Tex., Miss Louis Marie Mitc- auley of Denver, Colo.; and Miss Doris Macauley of the home: a son. James .Macauley of Detroit; two sisters. Mrs. Mazic Henley of Blytheville, Mrs. Daisy Willis of Marie, Mo.; a brother. Will Macauley of Blytheville; and ten grandchildren. Rites Thursday For Mrs. Nunaliy Services for Mrs. Luclla NunaHy of Blytheville, who died yesterday at her home following an Illness nf a week, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Oak Grove Church at Lebanon, Ark. Burial will be in Lebanon with •obb Funeral Home in charge. Born in Mt. Vcrnon, Til., Mrs. Nunnlly had resided here seven years. She wa's 84. She is survived by four daugh- ;ers, Mrs. Ruth Johnson of Bragg ity, Mo., Mrs. Laura King of Tyronza, Mrs. Allie Davis of Walnut- Ridge and Mrs. John Idc of Blytheville; five sons, Homer Nunaliy of Blytheville, Sari Nunaliy of Black Oak, Jason Nunaliy of imboden, Heo Nunnlly of Richmond, Calif., and Alvin Nunnlly-of Wynne; a sister, Mrs. Mary Lea Elms of Chicago; 56 grandchildren. 83 great- grandchildren it n d five great- ;reat-grandchlldren. Fair Managers To Go'All Way' 3n Liquor Issue HOPE </P) — An official o{ the Arkansas Fair Managers Associa- Ion snld today that his organlzn- ion was going all the way to put he state in the liquor biisiness- both wholesale nnd retail." Rob Shivers, chairman of an As- ooiatton committee named to head j i drive to set up a stale liquor noropoly by initiated act,, said: . "Our organization • IK absolutely oing down the lino for n state- vide liquor disnonsary sv.stom- oth retail nnd wholesale-pat terner.l ftcr a Kentral nlan already in use n 17 other states." Shivers, who also is manager if the Third District Livestock Show here, snld the fail-managers elicve a sta tc liquor monopoly fill bring "an additional 10 million ollnrs" into t.he .stale treasury or public institutions. Shivers said a previous state- lent by Rep. L. H. Autry of Burette that tre Association would sock to put the stale only in the wholesale business was made before, ''the. organization decided on its final course, of actions. Autry is president of the association. 2 Koreans Die fn Theater Fire PUSAN, Keren (yp)— Two Koreans burnod to'death in a Sl.200,000 fire which broke out. Inst night in n U S Army theater here. Sevetfil hundred .servicemen hnci left less than an hour before. DKESS WINNER AND CARNIVAL ROYALTY Carnival goodwill tour luncheon at Hotel Noble yes— Donna Dedman, (center) daughter of Mr. and terday. Miss Dedman was named winner by the Mrs. B. L. Dedman, 819 West Ash, was winner in king and queen of the Cotton Carnival, William W. the cotton dress-making contest held among Blythe- Robinson. Jr., and Miss Mary Abbay Joyner, shown ville High School home economics students. Three with her just before the group left to continue Its finalists modeled their dresses, which they de- tour. (Courier News I'hoto) signed and made themselves, at the Memphis Cotton Blytheville Man Hurt in Wreck William Farrimond of Blytheville was in satisfactory condition in Methodist Hospital in Memphis today where he Is being treated for leg fractures received in an auto collision near Turrell Friday. He suffered 'fractures of both legs, with one of the leg injuries requiring surgery, Mrs. Farrimond said here today. Also injured In the collision was J. L. Mills. State Troopers Bill Reid and Gene White of West Memphis, who investigated the accident, said they have been unable to learn where Mr. Mills was taken following the wreck or the extent of his injuries. According to a report of the accident filed in the Crittenden County sheriff's office in Marion, Mr. Farrimond's car was struck by Mr. Mills' car as the latter was entering 61 from the old highway. The report said Mr. Mills apparently failed to stop for a stop sign before entering the highway. CRASH Present world population is about 2.3 billions. At the current rate of growth, it will double In 85 years SUNPROOF HOUSE PAINT for that "Just Fainted" look Point BEST with PITTSBURGH Amift-ftesfsfanf Setf-C/eaning Now, PitBburgh'i new formula SUN-PROOF HOUK Punt ii fume-resistant! Ycprs of extensive •xposutt tests h«ve proved houses in industrial scc- tioni STAY WHITE in spite of discoloring coal smoke ind industrial gaj fume*. Ox your f«. copy "Color Dynomiu lot riii Homt" tooHol. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY Phone 8131 Blytheville if your wheels are out of line! WE Will AUGN YOUR WHEELS TO FORD FAC- TORY SPECIFICATIONS 6.50 Phi1lip§wrnipaiiy l^n.prmiWilnH'i.Mt.fc ' ** 300 Broadway Phone 4463 | (Continued from Page 1) Area. The missing: Pilot, Capt. Robert Clark, 35, of Torrance, Calif.; Plight Engineer Robert League, 35, Los Angeles; Stewardess Barbara Brew, 26, Hollywood, and Stanley J. Newman, Richmond. Calif. In 15 Feet Of Water The giant plane — one of the largest types of passenger craft— crashed at 11:08 p. m. in 15 feet of water in the southern part of the bay, about 4 miles from San Francisco and 6 from Oakland. It was almost the same spot where a United Airline plane crashed in 1937, killing 11, and exactly q, month after the crash of a Transoccan Air Lines transport that kUk-u 35 in a landing attempt near Oakland. Apprentice Seaman Devon C. Peterson, 23, Glenwood, Utah, of tho Alameda Naval Air Station, plunged into the debris-littered, oily water with a line from a crash boat and rescued Miss Nelson and Adams. Peterson said Petty went under just as he reached him and the crash boat was unable to revive Petty. Peterson said he swam for 15 minutes in the oil-slicked water among floating bits of plywood, pillows, clothing and plane seats — all that remained of the giant plane on the surface. "We were lucky," he said. "We found them right away." Search for the missing four continued. C. W. Hollingsworth, Western POWs (Continued from Page 1) full-scale armistice negotiations are to be resumed. Some 5,800 North Korean and Chinese sick and wounded will be back in Communist hands by May 1. Tell Of Deaths Allied reconnaissance planes today spotted a convoy of Communist trucks and ambulances carrying more sick and wounded prisoners toward Panmunjom. Shortly after noon it was moving between Sarlwon find Sohung, 50 to 75 miles north of Kaesong. A plane carrying 36 Americans an,d other Allied sick and wounded from Korea landed Tuesday at Tachikawa airbase, near Tokyo, Air Force officials said there will he daily flights until all U. S. prisoners are in Japan on their way home. Twelve of the Americans flown to Japan Tuesday were carried from the big transport on litters. Newsmen at the airbase were hot permitted to interview them. In the Panmunjom neutral zone between two warring armies even the weather was more cheerful as the exchange of sick and wounded captives went through the second day. The second batch of 500 disabled Chinese and North Koreans appeared a little less grumpy than Air Lines station manager at Oakland, said the DC6B was making a "routine approach" and had given no indication of trouble. He said cause of the crash was unknown. yesterday's 500 as they headed ! north through a brand new arch erected by the Jteds to match the ( Allies' Freedom Gate. j The Communist arch was em- i blazoned with Chinese characters proclaiming "Long Live the Chi- ; nese Peoples' Republic! Long Live i the Korean Peoples Democratic j Government!" j The smaller * 0. N. gate bears the simple slogan: ''Welcome—Gate to Freedom." United Nations prisoners who came back Tuesday, while jubilant over their release, told soberly of pain and suffering among com- j rades left behind. Convoy Spoiled I Marine Pvt. Lione E. Peterson of Black River Falls, Wis,; Army Pvt. Charles Sacco of Ontario, Canada; Puerto Rican Pvt. Juan Osorio-Melenden, and Army Pvt. Roger Herndon of Jacksonville, Fla., told of friends who died on 50-day marches ... of men who 1 died of disease and of hunger. Another told of uniformed Russian soldiers who tried to get Communist guards drunk so they would shoot the American prisoners. The first ambulance to pull into the neutral zone Tuesday was loaded with Allied prisoners shouting and wisecracking. The first man ' out was Pfc. Paul O. Blanton of Broadhead, Ky. The second was Pvt. John M. Jankovits Jr. of Philadelphia. It was 9 a. m. The sun broke through the clouds i as the first British trooper, Pvt. ' George Chambers, stepped out and I started to clown. 'Any' Limyes out there," he called. Another member of the almost decimated Gloucestershire Regiment yelled: "Any scotch out ther?" This Is The New Medium -Priced Car For Folks Who Want a Lot of Car for Their Money If you've reached the point where you want more car... a larger car, a smarter car, a finer car... here it is! M AYBE you're saying: "Wait a minute! I've got to keep it around twenty- five hundred dollars. Why isn't a dressed- up, low-priced car about what I want?" We're glad you said "about what you want" because you'd soon discover that a low-priced car dressed up like a "big car" is still a lighter, smaller car by a good deal than a Packard CLIPPER. And besides, a Clipper gives you the choice of adding power steering, power braking or power shifting ... a// three, if you want them. These are real big-car features really needed for today's tough, teeming traffic. "Is this Clipper really big?" Well, check the dimensions: 122-inch wheelbase, 213-inch over-nil length. Big as it is, it's still perfectly parkable in tight places. And out on the open highway, you'll find that it's a big-car riding dream! You ask, "Has it got a good engine?" Yes, sir!—the most famous engine in automotive history—a Packard engine. Has it got big-car feel on the road? Why not try a ride for yourself—with you at the wheel, and over a road of your own choosing. So, if you've reached the point where you want more car ... be sure to see and drive the new Packard CLIPPER and compare it with other medium-priced cars. The Packard dealer nearest you is listed below—see him soon! In addition to the Clipper, PACKARD in building today a car so beautiful and fine that it is applauded everywhere as "America's new choice in fine cars." MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 West Walnut Street Blytheville, Ark. Auto Reported Stolen Here A light blue 1952 Chevrolet, b*. longing to H. E. Thompsdn, Blytheville, Et. 4, was reported stolen last night from Its parking place In th« 100 block on Walnut Street, Police Chief Cecil Graves said today. The car was taken some time between 7 and 9 o'clock last night. Mr. Thompson told police he parked the car and left with a friend, only to come back two hours later and find the vehicle gone. Police officials said the car had a 1953 Arkansas license,'number 265-293. McMath Leaves For Marine Tour LITTLE ROCK IIP)— Former Sid McMath yesterday went on two weeks active duty with the U. S. Marines at the Naval War College, Newport, B. I. McMath is a reserve colonel in the Marine Corps. He will attend a course on Global Strategy with officers from the other armed services. Hays Store's Added Specials for (Wednesday Fresh, Pure Pork SAUSAGE - - - Fresh Center Cut PORK ROAST - - Fresh PIG HAMS - - - Fresh Select TOMATOES - - - Mrs. Bell's Strawberry PRESERVES - - The controlled action bleach PUREX - - - - Tall Cans SHUM SALMON • Only) 4 Iks. 1.00 - Ib. 39? - Ib. 45? tube 15c 12 oi, 25? i gal. 25? 3 for 1.00 POTATOES Red Triumph BVD Special 100 LBS. Size 27 x 27 BIRDSEYE DIAPERS -doz. 1.69 Fast color, asst. solid color PRINTS yd. Men' sNationally Advertised 100% puckered nylon SPORT SHIRTS - - - - 2. 48 inch POULTRY WIRE 750 ft roll 4, Women's Canvas Oxfords Heavy Rubber Soles Soft White Color Sizes 4 to 9 Regular 2.98 BVD Special

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