The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 29, 1953
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PA«E TWO BMfTHBVTLLI! (ARK.V COTJKTEK VUDNESDAT. APRIL II, Ecuador Press Is Accused of Creating Chaos President Aisails Nation's'Labor Unions And Students, too QUITO, Ecuador Wl—President Jose Marls Velasco Ibarra excused Xcuadors press last night of crea- ating "chaos and confusion in ih« country." He spoke shortly after five persons h«d been arrested In demonstrations touched off by gov- •rnmfnt closure of two newspaper* and the jailing of six news •lecuHvu. Th« President spoke to a group of government supporters gathered In front of the presidential palact. H« also assailed the nations labor unions and the led- •ratlon of university students. Representatives of both groups were prominent in the earlier demonstrations. FiMUtier Arrested The government also disclosed A« arreat of Jorge Mantilla, an autetant publliher of Qultos El Comerclo—one of Ecuadors larg- j •st newspapers. Mantilla is a I member of the press freedom committee of the Inter-American Press Association. There was no Indication of the charges against Mantilla, who protested Sunday to Velasco Ibarra against the closure of two Guayaquil newspapers, La Nacion and La Mora. In shutting the two newspapers Saturday, the government accused them of trying to incite a rebellion. The owner of the papers, Simon Canarte, his general manager and j three editors were ialled. Most Zcuadorean newspapers and radio stations did not publish yesterday in protest against the government's action. They planned to resume operations today. The demonstrations in the streets of Quito, led by university students, broke out yesterday after the papers did not appear. They were quelled by police hurling tear gas. Benton, Carlisle and Cave City Improvement Contest W/nners UTTLE ROCK W — Bonlon, Carlisle nnd Cave City today were selected as the three Arknnsas towns which have done the most for themselves during the past year. The awards were presented in the third annual Arkansas Community Accomplishment Contest at a luncheon yesterday In*re. Bonlon won first, prize, nmoiig towns of from 4,000 to 20,000 population; Canltsle was tops In tho 1,000 to 4,000 population class; and Cave City swept honors in the under 1,000 population group. Pnraj?ould won second place he- hind Benton with Balesville, Brink- j Icy find Newport following the i loaders. Nashville. Greenwood, Bald Knob and Mountain Home tralcd Carlisle, while Hardy, Tyronza, Salem and- Hampton were secondary winners In tho smallest class. Awards were presented to rep- rescnlallvps of the three winning communities by c. Hamilton Mosps, Hoard chairman of Arkansas Power and Light Co. The power company, Arkansas Resources and Development Commission and the Arkansas Economic Council sponsor the contest. Bcnton's priKe-winnlng entry was bused on its construction of lfl.000 feet of new streets plus 33,000 feet of new curbs and gutters during the year; expansion of one alumina plant and const: uctlon of another; opening of 22 new business, construction of live new business buildings and remodeling of a dozen others as well as the building of a new elementary school and beginning of work on a new high school. The Saline County seat also pointed to a new clvlo pfogram aimed at finding jobs at home for Its graduating high school seniors. Carlisle's victory resulted atom the paving of 48 blocks of city streets, Improving and extending the city water system, erection of a new street light system, and city wide programs for yard Improvement, expanded recreational facilities and educating young people In city affairs. Cave City extended Its city limits, started work on a city water system, set up a program for home marketing of produce grown In the area, organized a new clvlo club, and Installed a new garbage disposal system In Brazil to Have New Waterway RIO DE JANEIRO (ff) — A 100- mile inland wator.vay using the Parana and Tiete rivers could give a tremendous boost to Southern Brazil ,a North American technician says. , The development of the waterway, addition to paving three miles of city streets. wnich would inrotvt Mint of both riven and building of Mm* dams on the Tieto, If recomnvend«4 by Robert H. Warren. He li a technician of the Point Four program. The waterway, Wurren lays, would be Integrated with present railway and highway syitemi. But It would avoid part of the nMd for building expensive new railway! Into southern Mato Grovo, and western. Sao Paulo and Parana. The potato chip Industry con- Slimes about 20,000,000,000 bwhel* of potatoes annually. Plane with Korean Vets Arrives Safely ATTERBTJRY AIR FORCE BASE, Ind. W")—A United States Overseas Airlines plane, delayed by an emergency lundinr In Nebraska, brought , M homeward-bound Kore* veterans to Atterbury Air Force Base curly today. The plane landed at 1:15 a. m. (EST) and the soldiers were transferred by bus to nearby Camp Atterbury Prom there thev will go to their homes. Most of them live in Ohio and Indiana. The DC* airliner had made an emergency landing Tuesday at Grand Island. Neb. A municipal airport spokesman at that city said the hydraulic system of the plane failed and It was landed by using the tail as a brake. There were no injuries and little damage. Formosa Has Ample Protection, Gen. Chase Says TAIPEH, Formosa W)—Nationalist China's armed forces now nre sc strong that "supported by the IT. S Seventh Fleet, we have no tear of Communist Invasion." Mai. Gen William C. Chase said today. Chaw, In a speech commemorp ting the founding of the U. S. Mill tary Assistance Advisory Group OP May 1, 1951, said MAAG now IF "more than 700 strong, our care fully selected members drawn from the U. S. Army, Navy and Air Force." Smithsonian Gets Gifts WASHINGTON (IP]— The Smitn- aonian Institution said today Mrs Woodrow Wilson had given It a collection of gifts she received while her husband was president. \v • Puppies • • Parakeets • • Kittens • • Canaries • • Tropical Fisht — All Pet Supplies — The PET SHOP Mri. N. G. Jerome MI ». DlTlsion Ph. 8075 REGULAR $469 Large Size COOLERATOR FREEZER With fall Kt removable baikctt and separate freeze Mmpartment. Factory guarantee and also guaranteed by Good HOUK- ketplni;. Only one In stock and we need (he apace. On -h for $333 E. C. ROBINSON Lumber Co. ELECTRIC & GAS RANGE CARLOA PURCHASE HUBBARD HARDWARE has just purchased a gigantic carload of PERFECTION Electric and Gas Ranges! 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