The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1953 · Page 10
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PAGB TON BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 80, 1951 'Voice'Tells World- Welfare of Romanian Boys Is 'Sacred Trust' NEW YORK (AP) — The Voice of America told the world today the welfare of two Romanian boys — pawns in an attempted spy black mall plot — Is a "sacred trust of all the people of Romania." "Yours is the supreme power the broadcast to Romania and ot «r countries said. "Guard the: well." ' The State Department radio sa: a Romanian' diplomat's implie threat, against the boys to try pressure their naturalized Amer can parents to be spies was "on of the shoddiest acts against h manlty." The broadcast came after th government expelled Christach Zambeti, Romanian legation a tache, who allegedly tried to pre: sure Valerlu Georgescu, 49, int Ike Removes Leo P. Flynn From Office WASHINGTON (OT — Preslden Eisenhower today removed Leo P Flynn from office as U. S. attorne for South Dakota. The White House said the Presi dent acted because Flynn. a Dem ocrat, refused to resign. There ha been previous reports that Plyn would be fired. The President's order i« effectiv when Flynn's successor qualifies Eisenhower on May 15 nominate Clinton G. Richards for the post. The White House gave no furthe details on the President's actioi except to say that most distric attorneys submitted resignation voluntarily when the new adminis tratlon took office. Korean Crowd Greets Singer SEOUL m — Contralto Marian Anderson flew here today to sln« lor Allied soldiers after a tumltuo performance yesterday in Pusan. Police were called out to help control a crowd of 5,000 which jam med the yard of a Korean hospita where Miss Anderson sang. Officers fired shot* in the air to clear the crowd from the hospital entrance. Miss Anderson was due to sing this afternoon aboard the Danish hospital ship Jutlandia in Inchon Harbor. Two Missco Inductees Incorrectly Listed Two white men who departed for induction into the armed forces Thursday were listed by the draft board as negroes. They are Murl Bratton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Murl Bratton 1924 West Sycamore, and William H, Sacridcr, son 'of Mr. and Mrs, Cec^l Sacrider of Gosnell. CORONATION (Continued from Page 1) plunged into darkness. The formal ceremony was hurriedly switched to another section of the sprawling palace. Dancing was on a special floor laid over the spot where Henry Vm used to gorge himself ot the fabled royal banquets. The supper served in the wee hours this morning was spread in the orangerie—or greenhouse—a later addition to the palace. The building was floodlit and so were the lawns sloping down to the Thames and the walled gardens around the mellow structure Between dances, the guests — top names . of British aristocracy — strolled outside in the balmy May night. The ball for the Queen wasn't the only party in London. This whole capital of eight million persons is coronation happy and there were celebrations all through the city. One of the biggest was the Air Force Coronation ball at the Savoy Hotel. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATURDAY "BEST OF THE BADMEN" In Technicolor Robert Ryan Claire Trevor SAT. OWL, SHOW "PIRATE SUBMARINE" All Star Cast SUN - MON • TOES "ANGEL FACE" Robert Mitchum Jean Simmons •t •••••• ••*••••••• »••• working for Red Romania. Georgescu, .a native Romanian and now a New York oil man. said Zambeti told him to cooper' ate, If he wanted to see his sons again. Instead, Georgescu Informed the government. The boys, Con tantin, 19, and Peter, 14, still are in Romania, The parents, who came here on business trip, were barred from returning, but have been unable to get their sons. A Voice of America spokesman said the worldwide broadcasts were aimed at publicizing the story, and bringing public opinion to bear against any reprisals against the two boys. Told Boys Why In another broadcast over the privately operated "Radio Free Europe," Mrs. Georgescu gave B first-person explanation to her Bon-5 as to why thc parents refused to spies, despite involvement of ,helr sons. "We would have mnde the most serious sacrifices involving our own person for your welfare," she said. "But we have been asked o pay a price that is too high, a price that no honorable man can pay. '' "To go against our conscience would) bring eternal shame to our amlly and to our name. "I would like ,you to know, my dear children, that the decision I and your father have taken, to make known our suffering to the whole world, has not been an easy me ... "The only thought uppermost m iur minds In these heartbreaking moments was the thought of how jest to protect you and how to | )ring you soonest to us. . . . "In thought w.e have never been , apart. ... j "Do not lose hope, for the mercy if God and the good hearts of i men, whoever and wherever they may be, will help us be together again, as soon as possible." FORD MEMORIAL DAY (Continued from Page 1) ners. In Battle Creek, Mich., German ags wore placed over 26 graves f Germans who died as prisoners f war at Fort Ouster during World Var II. The flags were obtained from the Vest German government by the en. George A. Custer American egion post. In answering the ost's appeal for German flags, hnncellor Adenauer said his gov- rnment was "deeply moved by our intention to remember Geran soldiers' graves." Living war heroes shared Mem- rial Day honors. In Miami Fla., the world's sec- nd leading MIG killer, 28-ycar- d Capt. Manuel J. Fernandez was in for n warm welcome om his home town. The program eluded a parade, reception and le traditional presentation of the eys to the city. For many citizens the day also gnals the start of the summer ason. They Headed for benches, ilf courses and bnll parks.. Holiday weekenders crowded ains and buses and jammed high- ays in their automobiles. (Continued from Page 1) terns. In Arkansas today 49 per cent of all the school children are transported to and from classes In school buses, Mr. Ford said. "We are improving our transportation facilities BO rapidly that today only a very small percentage of our buses are of the old wooden-body type." He lauded the safety programs being carried on in the school districts, pointing out that during the school year Just com; pleted only one child died as a result of an accident in which a school bus was Involved. 9. State-local partnership In financial support. 10. More citizen interest in education. He pointed out that more and more business men are becoming interested in schools and their programs each year and he hailed Teacher Appreciation Week a "wonderful example of the amount of interest being shown by Blytheville citizens In their school program." 11. Loss of population in Arkansas. This, Mr. Ford said. Is one of the schools' major problems today. "Because of economic shifts, more of our school districts are losing In populatio neach year and this problem is a major one because, In my opinion, In most cases the changes in type of economy are more or less permanent." 12. Equalization of educational opportunities. This, he said, is also major problem. "While I think equalization of education, not only for white and Negroes but for all races and colors, is a must, I do not think that Identical facilities are necessary. "In fact, In my opinion, the Idea of Identical facilities for whites and Negroes, Is not possible. It is only dream. "Schools should offer courses for I school children thnt are feasi- >le within tlie community in which t is located," Mr. Ford concluded. Mr. Ford was introduced by George Clark, general chairman of 'he Klwanls Club's Teacher Approbation Week Committee. Pred Moore of Pine Bluff, governor of KIwanis International's Missouri - Arkansas District, also poke at the luncheon. Jim Hyatt of Osceola, llouten- nt-governor of the 12th Division, was a guest at the luncheon. WAR 'wo Cars Damaged n Collision Here Two vehicles were damaged in n v . ollision at 16th and West Streets' esterdny, city police reported. Colliding nt the intersection were are driven by Cecil Neel, Leach- lie, Rt. 1, nnd Clarence Green nf 420 South 15th. officers J. R. Gun- and Bert Ross said. The front ids of both automobiles were dam- 5ed, they reported. Pour Water Poar exporers are abe to ob- in fresh water by meting Ice at has been'formed of saty sea ater. This has been an Inipor- nt factor in saving ives of nu- erous exporers stranded on ice es. (Coritinued from Page }) casualties In the continuing battle. Chinese and Allied big guns roared a deadly duel over the battered Western Front outposts. Official reports on the rate of Communist fire lagged, but 25th Division spokesmen estimated that B5,000 rounds were fired during the 24 hours ending at nightfall dais sold the figure probably will be pared at Eighth Army headquarters. Heaviest Since October However, in terms of both men and gunfire, the Chinese attacks were the heaviest since the bloody Mllla for the Kumhwa ridges last October , Gen. Taylor said he was surprised the Reds have held back so long the ammunition and sup- ilies they have hoarded in recent \veeks. The Eighth Army commander loted that this was Memorial Day and said In dedicating a new Army chapel here: "Those who have fallen In Korea .vcro our friends and comrades whom we knew and loved in life and whom we now honor in death We the living of the Eighth Army pledge ourselves to greater effort for the cause of which the alien died." On Korea's East Coast Navy i from the carriers Boxer and ' Forge pounded the battered port of VVonsan Saturday after being stymied by bad weather for two days. The weekly Air Force summary listed no Sabre jets lost in combat during the past week, while 15 MIGs were destroyed, one was probably shot down and five were damaged. The Fifth Air Force said recent revaluations brought the month's score to 55 MIGs killed, seven probable and 27 damaged. The one-month record for the Korean War was set last Septem- her when the Sabres destroyed 63 MIGs. KEEPING POSTERED ON ELECTIONS—Spring decorating by the owner of this house in Ascoli Pisceno. Italy, consists of a complete papering of the walls with campaign posters for the .forthcoming general election. The posters urge voters to support the Christian Democrats, centerist party of Premier De Gasperi. for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-M Youth Is Killed Near Paragould PARAGOULD (/P)—An 18-year- old Illinois youth was injured fatally near here early this morning when the car In which he was riding overturned Two other persons were injured In the accident, one critically. Dead was Harold Jackson, son of IVIr. and Mrs. Richard Jackson of Granite City, 111. State Trooper Joe Cosner said the accident occurred four miles north of here when a car driven by Edward Jackson, 17, of Mtvcli- son, III., struck loose gravel and overturned. Reds Advance In Indochina HANOI, Indochina (/P) — French- Laotian troops striking out from the strongly defended Plaines Des Jarres in the heart of Laos today advanced 33 miles eastward along the Queen Astrld Road — the route over which Communist-led Vietminh. Division 304 withdrew from the invasion of the little kingdom. One column reached the village of Ban Ban apparently without contacting any enemy units. The advancing column was heavily supported by French lighters and bombers. Gruenther Warns of World War III ANZIO-NETTUNQ, Italy . (>P) Gen, Alfred M. Gruenther, NATO's new comander in Europe, warned solemnly in this American beachhead graveyard today that another world war will obliterate civilization. He spoke bare-headed before the white marble crosses and stars of David of American, soldier dead. NATO's strong Western power alliance Is the only way "to see us and our world safely through this time of trouble," he declared. "If we fail, catastrophe* of- unprecedented violence may o v e r whelm us all. "There will be no victors; no vanquished. There will merely be an obliteration of what we call civilization — but it will be given a harsher name by the archaeologists probing the ruins of ouv world a thousand years from now." With the Courts CHANCERY The following divorce decrees have been filed: Jennie Mae Pickens and Warden Pickcns; Lcona Twiggs and W. B. Twiggs; Maxtne Weldon and Douglas Weldon; Hazel Long and R. V. Long. Beverly Joan Mullins and Charles Mulllns; Anna Toliver and ,Ike Toliver; John Lee Williams and Martha Williams; Wanda Lee •Pruitt and LeRoy. Pruitt. D. Canale and Co., vs. Marvin Marine Recruiter To Be Here Tuesday A U.S. Marine Corps recruiter will be fn Blytheville for interviews Tuesday with headquarters at City Hall. Sgt. Herbert C. McBride, recruiter from JoiiL'sboro, announced'that anyone desiring information can- cu'rning the leatherneck corps, may contact him at that time. Negro Deaths Jim Tate Services for Jim Tate. who died at his home in Portageville Thursday j morning, are to be conducted in a ! Methodist Church in Portageville 1 with burial in Armovel about 5 p.m. I tomorrow. I Survivors include one daughter of Hall, Mel Hay, D. S. Hay, sxtit to' Blytheville, two sisters, three grand- collect account. children and five great grandchil- CIRCUITI riren. (Criminal Division) Robert E. Da-1 DeLisle Funeral Home is in vis, wife and child abandonment. ! charge. CAPTIVES REMEMBERED —In memory of German prisoners of war still held by Russia, this stamp will be issued by West Germany. The 10-pfennig stamp is printed in light gray on white, and was designed by Prof. Karlheinz Walter of Stuttgart Lions to Present Library with Olympics Book The Blytheville Lions Cluh will present to the Public Library here a book In the 19-18 Olympic Games held In London, Club President John Caudill said today. Entitled "The 1948 Olympic Games," the book was compiled by the U.S. Olympic Committee, which asked the Lions Club to make it available to the public. The book includes a review of both the summer and winter games of the 1948 Olympics. Mr. Caudill said the Lions Club is making a contribution .to the U.S. Olympic Committee to help pay for printing the book and sending American athletics to the 1956 games in Australia. It Could Be TOKYO (/P)—Like people everywhere, Japanese complain bitterly about the accuracy of weather forecasting service for customers who believe the inaccuracy of the government weather bureaU'"is due to bureaucratic bungling. JURORS (Continued from Page 1) E. Holmes. Heclor A. E. Caldwell, Noble (Jill, ternate: R. M. Edwards. Canadian Lagrone Whittle. Neal A. L. Wallace. Loyd Lane. Jr., Henry K. Hoyt, Paul Carter, Jim- mle Kennett. Hfckman Alternate: N. c. Patterson. Al- Found Hot Guilty John Robertson, charged In Municipal Court this morning with as sault with a deadly weapon, was found not guilty by Judge Graham Sudbury. The case had been coil' tinued from Tuesday. A reckless driving charge against Willie Brooks In connection with an accident Wednesday, was dismissed, and bonds of $10 each were forfeited by Miltop c. Brown and Pete Willis on charges of speeding. this BrltUh base lowered their colors to half-mast toda yln honor of America's Memorial D»y. Observe Memorial Day GIBRALTAR W)—All British war ships and naval establishments at FLOORS Laid, Sanded and Finished! O Asphalt Tile • Rubber Tile • Linoleum Tile • Inlaid Linoleum • Wall Tile Cabinet Tops Installed All Work Guaranteed Free Estimate EUBANKS and STOREY Phone 2239 The BAIT SHOP No. Highway 61 Minnows - Roaches Worms Tackle _ Motor Boat Oil — Candy — Cold Drinks Open 4 a.m. — Close 6 p.m. FREE ! 50 Minnows each given to the Fisherman catching Biggest Grapple. Plenty Free Parking Space Bobbie Davis Phone 2701-After hrs 8884 BOB'S ELECTRIC for Air Conditioning Installation & Service Repair Service Wiring • Motors Phone 2423 956 E. Main Guaranteed Watch Repair $3.50 Special youi watch is disassem- Dled, cleaned, pivots polished and hair-spring adjusted. Chronographs and automatics not included. 3 Day Service Thompson (Credit JEWELER Next Door to Wade Furn. MOX In West Blytheville *Air Conditioned Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature SATURDAY Double Feature SERIAL: Mysterious Island Also Cartoon Visit Hubbard Hardware's New PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT DEPT. Complete backyard playground equipment for your children. Come in NOW! H15bHard Hardware Co. 213 W. Main Phone 2015 MANILA, ARK. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "It'our Community Center" Matinees Sat & Sun. Phone 58 onarai to Don't Miss! UONG'UEX'KEARNV... THE RIGHT MAN FOR THE RIGHT GUN! WRIGHT SUPPLY HUTSON AT N. FIFTH ST. 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