The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1954 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 6, 1954
Page 14
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FUWRTWBJf BLYTHBVTLLE (AEK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAT, DECBMBM I, 1994 U. S. Is Determined to Form A Small South Viet Nam Army By JOHN RODERICK SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) — Events have strengthened U. S. determination to help form a small but efficient national army which can maintain order in non-Communist South Viet Nam. so he will have to shake up local a.s well as district and county or- Kiomullons, putting loyal mitiomil- i.sts into positions of authority in cooperation with the army. Store Is Hit For $75,000 Loss r - I Last week's battle between a company of army troops and the police, .virtually in the center of this capital, accentuated a worscn- inp situation. Five months after the end of the eight-year Indochina war these elements are implanted in the country, each a law unto itself: The Klcmcnts 1. The national army of some 200,000 M-oops. 3. The national sure:e. nominally responsible for law and order. 3. The Cao Dai army of about 20,000 men controlling two million Vietnamese in an area west of Saigon. «. The Hoa Hao religious arm o< 15,000 which holds sway over a million persons southwest of Saigon. 5. The Binh Xuyen society, which controls the legal gambling dens and prostitution houses of Saigon and Cape St. Jacques on the coast. The chief of the national surete it Lai Van Sang, one of the lenders of the Binh Xuycn. Well Organized 0* these diverse groups the Oao Dai. a religion which claims to embody the best features of all th« world's beliefs, ic the most Important Excellently organized and well trained, its army rules much of Southern Viet Nam. Because of the weakness of ttie national army the government IB unable to control any of these groups or the populations under them. Although the Cao Dal and Hoa Hao are participating In the government, clashes in which live? are loot occur between them and the army at intervals. The American aim, In cooperation with the French and the government ot Premier Ngo Dlnh Diem, is believed to be the formation of an army smaller than the one now on paper, making it one of quality rather than quantity. The United States is anxious that It be loyal to the Diem government. Conversations aimed at getting American participation In training the army arc making progress and a compromise plan is expected to be adopted soon. Way Cicorttl The recent removal of the rebellious chief of staff, Oen. Nguyn Van Hinh, has cleared the way or the Premier to exert his influ- FISCAL WATCHDOG - Joseph Campbell, nominated by President Eisenhower as comptroller general, faces a possible Senate fight on confirmation because of his support of the Dixon - Yates contract. The comptroller general is the xvatchdog for Congress over federal spending. At present Campbell is a member of the Atomic Energy Commission. TfiY YELLOWSTONE^ FOR FLAVOR,,. FOR DOWNRIGHT ENJOYMENT IPs THE GREATEST AMERICAN WHISKEY OltTltlEO INC IOTTICO It miOHSTIOT. MC. cncc not only on the army tail in the country. Diem is listening « the army's problems, calling on it to help In the work of re-construction and promising to take stops to alleviate economic and political troubles. One of his biggest Jobs will be to eliminate the influence of the Communists In regions they occupied lor nearly eight year.s. To do CHICAGO I/Pi — Burglars who; delUy sli-flge hammered then' v/av j into the storage room of a sv/anK I Michigan Avenue women's store I without disturbing the alarm • H- t U:jn made off with furs valued at $75,000 yesterday morning. j Df.-tective James Dwyer repotffi i thi; loss figure on the 40 mink, sa- ] birr and Persian lamb garments al'- j ci conlerring with officials of tb': Bonwit Toller store. SAFETY "PARADE"-These strnnge figures standing atop Kodak Park m Rochester. J fren't men from Mars, they're just new safety devices. Lined up on the roof, they w,H_capture liquid particles in the event ot a safety valve release from kettles m the chemical budding below. SPEED! ELEPHANT! When an clephint charges, It walks with high speed, nuking t gait something like * run, but It never gallops. Its speed Is at th« rate of 100 yards in 10 or 11 «c- onds. SWORD OF BUNKER HILL Pot Luck Supper MASONIC HALL Monday, Dee. 6, 7 p.m. L. E. Issacs, Secretary li KNIGHT Your Selections Beautifully Gift Wrapped Free of Charge Here are some exceptional gifts from an exceptional store ... the kind of gifts he thinkt he deserves, and he hopes you will drop in at Hughes before you play Santa. So do we . . . and to prove it we have almost doubled our sales staff for the holiday season so you won't be kept waiting! Choose a brace of these handsome while broadcloth shirts in his favorite collar style! Plain or French cuffs. Also in pastel shades, from SS.'Jii to ?ti.95. WKMBLEW & SUPERBA NECKWEAR Here is just the barest sample of what we have in the tasteful ties for his Christmas.. Our enormous selection offers a superb choice from $1.50 to J.1.50. HOI.EI'ROOF HOSIERY Your man will like these all wool argylo beauties, as well as the handsome nylons. You'll want to buy him several pairs, from $1 to $1.95 BOTANY & PENDLETON SHIRTS Every man's favorite! These comfy sport shirts are built for wear and easy living. Fine quality wools in both solid and plaids. Priced from $11.95 to $14.95. CATALTNA SWETAERS A luxury gift for your favorite man! Every one of these pullovers is a gem. In wool and wool and cashmere blends. Priced from $9.95 to $13.95 I'ENm.KTON & m.OCK JACKETS A great buy for Christmas iriv- injj! These lined jackets are 100 percent virgin wool and come in attractive solid and check patterns. Now priced from $22.50 to 53-1.50. •1 R. D. HUGHES CO. "Where the Man Who Knows — Buys His Clothes" I 9k

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