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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUK1ER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 26, IMS Pravda Editorial Answers Ike's Call for Talks But Some Conditions Of President's Speech Are Flatly Rejected (Continued from Page 1) business - like discussions of outstanding problems." Ready for Discussion The editorial particularly rejected what It said were pre - conditions laid down by Eisenhower for such discussions. It declared Russia was laying down no such preconditions, and was ready for lots of discussion, but indicated it would have conditions to advance later on. While the statement closed no dear to negotiations, and in fact appeared to seek to open the door a little wider, it made these points: KOREA. "The Soviet people Invariably supported all steps directed toward concluding a just truce in Korea." The editorial held out Korea as the No. 1 example of deeds, not words, in favor of peace. GERMANY. The Russians did not appear to move an Inch from ttielr original position. EASTERN EUROPE. "It would be queer to expect the Soviet Union to intervene in favor of the restoration of the reactionary regimes overthrown by these people" (in the satellites). CHINA. The editorial made much of the fact that the President did not mention China. It said a policy which tried to turn back "steadily developing events" was doomed to failure, in other words declaring thai Generalissimo Chiang Kai- Shek was finished. It said Communist China should be in the United Nations. The Russians did not appear to take very seriously the President's suggestions, that vast savings from rearmament, once peace is assured, could be turned to helping underdeveloped nations. "A more pompous name for euch a fund is not enough," said the editorial, intimating that they considered his suggestion was for a new version of the Marshall plan. Although it was unsigned and entitled solely "On the Address of President Eisenhower," it seemed clear from the wording 1 that it was correct to call the article a statement by the leadership of the Soviet Union. It was clearly and definitely an answer to Eisenhower's April 14 speech. (In that address, the President challenged the new Soviet government to prove its peace overtures by agreeing to global disarmament and taking concrete steps to, end the tensions that threaten World War III. (Eisenhower said the first step toward peace must be the establishment of an honorable armistice in Korea, followed by political discussions lending to free elections In a United Korea. He also called for -in end to Red aggression in Indochina and Malaya, and Austrian peace treaty, unification of Germany and independence for the East European satellites of Russia.) The Soviet statement sharply attacked some things Eisenhower said and many things that U. S. Secretary of State Dulles has said since the President made his appeal in speaking before the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Referring directly to Eisenhower's remarks, the Soviet statement accused him of trying to threaten the USSR with atomic war. (Eisenhower said the allerna- tives to true peace endeavors were: At worst "atomic war," nt best, "a life of perpetual fear and tension.") The statement fully agreed with Eisenhower's plea for a lessening of. tension and building pence but it accused him of not being very consistent in his remarks. "In his address," it declared. "the President of the United States for sorne v reason considered it possible to connect his proposals of peace with a whole series of preliminary conditions oresented by him to the Soviet Union, although these claims are not reinforced by corresponding obligations from the side of the United States." Making it clear it did not subscribe to or agree to many of these "conditions," the Soviet statement pointed out that Russia, too, has claims and ideas about what should be done. Russia Has Ideas The statement also Wok up Eisenhower on his remark that deeds, not words, we needed today by saying It Is impossible not to agree with the President. In other words, Uie Soviets say ttiey want some deeds In addition to words from the United States to show it wants peace, "Those who wish to see in the Eisenhower address a real striving for p e a c e," the statement declared, "cannot but ask why It was necessary for the President In a speech calling for peace to threaten In language capable of only one interpretation—atomic war?" Discussing the apparent conditions laid down by Eisenhower, the statement said the President asked: "What is the Soviet Union prepared to undertake or do?" "It is well known," the statement continued, "that the Soviet Union always manifests readiness to discuss and solve In a friendly manner international questions on condition that proposals on the solution of these questions, no matter who shall make them, are In some degree acceptable and are not counterposed either to the basic interests of the Soviet people and the interests of other peace loving peoples." We do not intend to enter into a discussion with the President on his rather strange declaration about some sort of an end of a Senate Passes Rent Control Bill WASHINGTON (If) — The Senate passed and sent to the White House today a bill to extend rent controls to July 31 In areas which now have them. Some 5.600,000 dwelling units are affected. Of these, about 4,300,000 are In communities which voted last year to continue the controls under federal legislation. Another 1,300,000 are in areas designated as critical because of the growth of defense activities. The house had passed the measure on Thursday. WAR (Continued from Page 1) day marked up their third busiest single day of the Korean War. Jet and propeller-driven attackers smashed at the Communists with 1,370 sorties turning Red ground targets into smoking ruins. One MIG Downed U. S. Satire jets shot down one Communist MIG jet and damaged three more, the Air Force reported. The big battleship New Jersey pumped shells for eight hours Frl- definlte era in Soviet policy," the statement declared. But we cannot accept without day into the Red east coast city of Songjln. The Nnvv surprise his conclusion that alleged the Soviet government must renounce its heritage of foreign policy, the correctness of which is proven by the entire course of nternatlonal development." (Eisenhower said recent statements and gestures of the new Soviet leaders brought into power "ollowing the denth of Stalin "give some evidence that they may recognize this critical moment" in the listory of the world.) Referring to Secretary of State Dulles, the statement declared: "We cnnnot pass by in silence the claim of Dulles that the alleged call of Soviet leaders for peaceful settlements was made under the pressure of the so-called firm policy of the United States. "It is, however, known to the entire world that Soviet leaders determine their actions not by consideration of the 'firmness' or 'softness' of the policy of one or another country towards the USSR but based on the interests of the Soviet people and world security." On Eisenhower's disarmament proposals, the statement said the Soviet Union could agree to these items but found them too general. At the same time, it claimed, it is the Soviet Union and not the United States Which has all along stood for a reduction of arms. Foreign diplomats here attached major Importance to the statement and to the unprecedented front page spread U received In the morning newspapers. Some envoys said It revealed an unquestioned desire on the part of Russia to sit down with the West and try to work out peace. New U. S. Ambassador Charles E. Bohlen received his copies of the papers before breakfast. The RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATURDAY "FLAMING FEATHERS" In Technicolor Sterling Haydcn Arlcen Whelan SAT. OWL SHOW "THE RING" Gerard Mohr, Rita Moreno and Welterweight Champion, Art Aracon SIJN-MON-TUES "HURRSCANE SMITH" In Technicolor Yvonne De Carlo John Ireland GEM THEATRE "Osceo/a's Finest" Sunday-Monday-Tues,, Apr. 26-27-28 "OFF LIMITS" Starring BOB HOPE and MICKEY ROONEY COMING! "PONY EXPRESS' Filmed In Technicolor Starring Carlton Hcslon disclosed thai-, three Marine enlisted men and one U. S. naval officer were Wounded, probably by Red shell fire, on an island off Wonsnn. Red east coast port city. Three U. S. destroyers and H cruiser steamed to their rescue under heavy Red fire Thursday nnd evacuated one Marine. The others returned to duty. The warships apparently escaped without a scratch, a Navy spokesman said. An Eighth Army briering officer reported three small Red probing attacks were tossed back by R"nub- Ifc of Korea defenders on the East" ern Front. B2G light bombers Friday night unloaded tons of high explosive? and Incendiary bombs on the Yon- po airfield near Hungnam. east coast city. Pushbutton Freight Yard ROSEVILLE Calif. W) — A vest freight yarn, with more than 41 miles of new track, has been constructed by the Soulrcrn Pacific here near the base of the Sierra Nevada. It Is a "pushbutton" classification yard. Into which freight cars move by gravity under remote control, to be assembled according to their destinations. American embassy plans to send its appraisal of the statement to Washington sometime today. In West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7 -.00 Sat. Sun 1 -.00 Always A Double Feature SATURDAY Double Fcaf ure MARIA MONTEZ-JOB HALL SABU-TMRHANBEX B29andF84 Crash while on Secret Flight WESTHAMPTON, N. Y. 1*1—A secret experimental flight by a B20 Supcrfort and an P84 Thun- derjet ended In flaming disaster yesterday, with the two craft carrying all their six crewmen to death. The planes, flying together when they suddenly burst Into flames high above Long Island, apparently collided. However, investigators said no one on the ground actually saw them come Into contact. Air Force spokesmen Bald the flight was of a "classified nature."* The service denied an earlier report that the bomber was refueling at the time of the crash. However, no other details of the mission were disclosed. The pilot of the Jet ana the five men aboard the Superfort were from the Wright Air Development Center at Dayton, O. Both planes had taken off from field at the Republic Aircraft Corp. in Parmingdale, N. Y., and winged eastward about 50 mlies until they were o.ver Great Peconic Bay, an arm of Long Island Sound cutting into the Island about 100 miles from New York City. The B29 hit the waters of the bay near the southern shore and sank, leaving only an oil slick. The jet fell Into some woods on the south shore and burned. None of the bodies of the bomber crew have been recovered. The jet pilot was thrown clear of his plane. A Coast Guard boat patrolled the bay through the night, and planes were scheduled to join it in a search today for the bomber. The Air Force identified the jet pilot as MaJ. John Davis..a590 nnd M. Sgt. D. D. Shaffer, 34 of Dayton. State's June Draft Call Set at 433 LITTLE ROCK (ff) — Arkansas' June draft call has been set at 433 men. Announcing this yesterday. Brig. Gen. E. L. Compere, State Selective Service director, said it was the smallest quota the state has had since last August. Compere said about 1,200 men wouM be sent pre-induction notices to fill the quota. Around 20 per cent of them will be below 20 years of age, he added. Grace Church Here Schedules Bible Conference An evangelistic Bible Conference will begin it First Grace Church, 2241 Marguerite, Tuesday night and continue through May 3 ,lt was announced today by the Kev. Bob Petrovlch, pastor. Speaiter will be the Rev. Carl C. Clum, pastor and founder of Grace Gospel Church In Ada, O. Services will begin each night at 7:30. PRISONERS (Continued from Page 1) turned over to a neutral country pending a decision on their future. He made it clear, however, that the Communists expect all of them ultimately to return home. The U. N. Command in agreeing to resume the truce talks suggested Switzerland as the neutral, but re-emphasized that there can be no modification of its stand against forced repatriation. The talks were broken off last fall after failure to settle this point. As the transfer of disabled prisoners continued Saturday, another 38 Allied repatriates were flown from Korea to Japan for hospital treatment before returning to the United States. Meanwhile, the U. N. prisoner of war command said Chinese prisoners on Cheju Island have turned on Red agitators Inside their stockades fh recent days. Fifteen agitators were beaten so severely that three died later, the command said. Pro-Communist and anti-Communist groups of prisoners have clashed frequently, but mostly Red strong-arm squads have had the upper hand. LITTLE LIZ— It isn't necessary to get noisy about o sound argument, e «« s 'Entertainment At Its Best" SUNDAY & MONDAY Continuous Showing Sun. from 2 P.M. A UNIVERSAL MIERMTHM PICTURE Obituaries Services Tomorrow For McArthur Twins Services for Linda -Carol and Glenda Sue McArthur, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Glen McArthur of Blythevllle who died shortly alter birth at WaUs Hospital yesterday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow In Holt Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. They also are survived by a brother, Steve. ROW LIST (Continued from Page 1) Playground St., Los Angeles, Calif. Sgt. Donald A. Rose, USMC; father, Arley D. Rose, 12th Terrance, Redlands, Calif. Pfc. Thomas R. Barnes, USMC; (no . relationship given) C. J. Barnes, P. O. Box 154, Dadeville, Ala7 Cpl. James W. Bullock, Fayetteville, N. C.; (no next of kin listed). Cpl. William L. Conley: mother, Hazel Ethel Conley, 10 Massay St., Morrilton. Ark. Cpl. John L. Walters Jr., Beckley, W. Va.: wife, Mrs. Blolse L. Walters, 1743 Galen St.. SE Washington, D. C. Sgt. James F. Daniel, Covington, Va.; wife, Bernice Daniel, 427 Eagle Ave., Alameda, Calif. Pfc. George W. Rogers: mother, Edith M. Rogers, 435 South 45th West Ave., Tulsa, Okla. Read Courier News Classified Ads NEW MANILA, ARK. "Your Community Center" By Refrigeration Air Conditioned Matinees Sat. & Sun, Phone 58 SAT. OWL SHOW «Kl*TiJT THKlUtl | SUN - MON TUESDAY It's jnall.wt FEATURE ta hit! FILM CLASSICS, INC — Plus— WHIPWILSO: Cartoon & Serial Mystery Island SAT. OWL SHOW Slarls 11:30 ALSO CARTOON King of Congo Serial SUN-MON Double Feature ALSO CARTOON & SHORTS PERSONAL 'do a WHALE of a jdb! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Bank Holdup Backfires; Robber Kills Self as Police Close in ST. LOUIS i/R— The death of one bandit and the escape of another today handicapped Investigation of what almost became St. Louis' largest bank robbery. Prank Vito, 25, killed himself rather than surrender. Two other bandits and police Cpl. Robert Heitz were wounded in the wild gun battle at Southwest Bank yesterday. In a satchel on the bank floor was , $143,000 which had been scooped up Hurriedly by the bandits, all from Chicago. The fourth member of the team, known to police only as "George," got away in a car as the first police arrived in answer to the bank's alarm. Officers found the car early today abandoned on a street about six blocks from the bank. It was identified through Illinois license plates, one on the rear of the car and one found in the glove compartment. However, no trace at the missing bandit was found. Police expressed the belief that he was probably still in St. Louis. About 50 employes and customers hugged the floor as bullets whizzed overhead. Outside, motorists fled their cars for cover. Still unexplained were the chalked words "will be rob—" on the outside of the bank's rear wall. A woman employe had noted them Thursday, but only joked about It. Assistant Circuit Attorney Raymond Bruntrager quoted Walter Scholl, 28, wounded in the back, as saying the robbery was planned in Chicago about two weeks ago. The other wounded man, believed by police to be John W. Frederick, 50, is in critical condition at City Hospital. Corp. Heltz, who with Patrolman M. F. Stein *were the first officers at the scene, was shot in the head and neck. Stein, at another door, saw Frederick push a woman customer, Miss Eva Hamilton, , 42, before him, warning Stein not to shoot. The patrolman called to her to drop to the ground and fired from the hip, hitting Frederick. ^ The escaped man had been serv^J ing as the lookout. , With the Courts CIRCUIT — (Civil Division) Jack Alsup v« Louis Ashmore. suit on account. (Civil Division) Percy A. Wright vs. Cecil and Anna Cora Horne, ejection. COMMON PLEAS — Jessie Roark and T. D. James vs Charles R. Jackson, $435 in damages resulting from auto accident. W. C Shoai vs H. R. Shemwell. $185 in damages. Fire Hits Pusan TOKYO (/P) — Thousands of Koreans were made homeless yesterday by a Jire which raged through an estimated square mile of temporary houses in Korea's southeast port of Pusan. No casualties were reported. Thousands of People Invested Millions of Dollars number 1* in the nation Largest-selling "packaged" air conditioner j This record of confidence expressed by all the businessmen who have made the Weathermaker the largest-selling "packaged" air conditioner means a'lot. And if you're planning to buy an air conditioner, that record is worth considering. But all by itself the Weathermaker is the only logical choice you can make. You can tell at a glance that the Weafhermaker is an air conditioner you'll be proud to have in your place of business. The gracefully curved cabinet, the gleaming baked-enamel finish ... are things you just don't get elsewhere. And you can be sure it will do its job. Because it's built by Carrier—first name in air conditioning. Why don't you call right now? Carrier CITY ELECTRIC 109 S. Fifth Phone 8181 "Serving N.E. Arkansas & S.E. Missouri"

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