The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 5, 1953 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 5, 1953
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLmiKVU,Lfi (AKK.) COUKIKK NJUW8 Truce Meeting Tomorrow Could End Fighting in Korea FRIDAY, JUNE S, 1M| (Continued from P«8« 1) dishonorable—and more cowardl —plans. We ire greatly dlsguste with such »n Ignomlnous truce. Ht laid war prisoners who re tus* to return to communisr would "commit suicide In disgust. . Tb« violent South Korean oppo sition hat worried Allied leaders The South Koreans have threat ened to continue the fight if an armistice Is signed on the presen proposal and Pyun predicted blood shed It some of its terms are en forced. Clark met earlier with Lt. Qen William K. Harrison, chief Allied »rmlstlce delegate, and Lt. Gen Maxwell D. Taylor, Eighth Army commander. He also conferred with Maj. Gen Thomas Herren, commander of the Korean communications zone and the man In charge of Allied-held prisoners. A reporter called, to Clark as he drove away: "Anything to Bay, general?" "Not a thing, sorry," Clark called back, through the open window of his car. He declined any comment on the armistice negotiation! and reports of an imminent truce. Conferred With Clark Harrison flew from Munsan to Seoul to confer with Clark, then returned to the advance U. N. armistice headquarters. Leaders of the South Korean government were represented as resigned to a truce soon on terms unacceptable to them. They were said to be taking the position they would not recognize »D armistice but that they would not oiler physical resistance. Eighth Army headquarters was rushing preparations {or exchange of prisoners of war. The prospects for an imminent truce sprang from a still-officially- secret Allied proposal made May 35 to settle the fate of 48,500 Chinese and .North Korean pOWs unwilling to return to their Eed- ruled homelands. It was heightened Thursday by a Communist reply which authoritative sources here and in Washington considered so close to Allied terms as to amount to virtual Acceptance. The plan, ts it stands with rnunist revisions, is reported to provide; 1. Immediate exchange of prisoners who want to go home. 2. Assignment to custody of a live-member neutral nations repatriation commission in South Korea the 48,500 Communist prisoners refusing to return home. 3. Communist representatives would be allowed to visit them for 120 days and give "explanations" . and "assurances" about returning to North Korea or Red China. 4.. Disposition of prisoners still resisting repatriation would be referred to a post-armistice political conference. On this point, the Allied plan further provided that should the political conference fail to settle the problem, it would be referred to the U. N. General Assembly. The Communist reply called for the U. N. to drop tha Assembly provision. Observers In Panmunjom gay the proposal may have been Incorporated as a trading point. They say the U. N. Command may agree to drop it if the Reds will agree ^ to a time limit on a post-war political conference which would consider the prisoners' fate alter the Reds talk to them. Another point of difference is that the Red proposal would name India executive agent of the five- nation neutral commission as well as chairman. The U. N. plan had Just called for India to be chairman. Want Increase In Agents Other nations nominated for the commission are Sweden, Switzerland, and Communist satellites Poland and Czechoslovakia. Two other points of difference, as reported by South Korer/i sources, were both regarded as minor. The Reds asked that the number of agents permitted In prisoner camps for "explanations" be increased three times above the 105 North Korean and 45 Chinese representatives provided in the U. N. plan. The 9th5 point was the Communist request that their representatives be allowed to use radio communications while in South Korea. Under the plan, only India would send troops—reportedly 1,000—to guard the prisoners. Pyun warned that South Korea will not allow Indian troops to guard the prisoners nor allow the Communists to send representatives Into the republic. "There will be bloodshed, no doubt about that," Pyn told Associated Pess reporter Bill Shinn. Pyun made the statement Thursday after he conferred with Rhee. The meeting scheduled for Saturday could produce the climactic moment in the prolonged talks. Initially, the session will continue in the secrecy that covered discussions of the meeting a week ago Mnday and again Thursday But the possibility arose that both sides now were ready to lift secrecy and make public the offi- cial terms. A South Korean sourc* Hid general review of the other armistice terms would follow « final agreement on the troublesome prisoner repatriation lssu». The focal point of such * review would be a possible revision of the demarcation line that will separate the opposing armies during truce. A line which coincided with the battleline was drawn up in November, 1851. and since then there las been little change, although the Communists have captured e series of Allied posts In recent weeks. The battle line still cori- "orms generally to the 1951 line. A truce now would leave Korea divided roughly along the 38th Parallel, the old political boundary created after World War II. Rhee has demanded that unlfi- :atiwi of Korea and withdrawal of Chinese Communist forces be •nade part of the truce. The U. N. Command has proceed- d in the negotiations on the ssumption that these and other matters would be referred to a olltical conference after an armi- tice. "Death Sentence" Only this week. Rhee said that leave the Red Chinese on Ko- ean soil would amount to a "death entence' 'for South Korea. But Rhee also intimated that he •ould reluctantly accept a truce nd not fight on alone as his gov- rnment leaders have threatened. Rhee said Tuesday "wisdom and oramon sense" require that South orea co-operate with the United ales at any cost and that "We must accept anything the U. S. President wants." One source close to the Rhee government said South Krea Commodity And Stock Markets— N«w York Cotton July Oct , Deo Mch Open High Low Close 3341 3361 3342 3361 336« 3378 3362 3378 3373 3388 3372 3388 3377 3393 3375 3393 New Orleans Cotton July Oct , Dec , Mch Open High Low Close 3342 3354 3336 3354 3360 3373 3357 ' 3373 3367 3383 3367 3383 3371 3388 3371 3388 LUXORA Liquor Dealers Seek Vote on Price Markups LITTLE BOCK If! — Wholesale liquor dealers today filed petitions . ... ... . . , members pointing out that "it is wllh the Secretary of State for a (Continued from Fat* » Harrison and Past Commander Speck McGregor. Mr. Rice gave th« charge to all gratifying to see such a fine group public of citizens organizing themselves wholes Into a body dedicated to God Country and to the fine work which the American Legion does and is doing." Chicago Wheat Jly Sep High 203', 206 !i would maintain a "non-recognition without resistance" policy toward a armistice. He said: "We are weak, so what we can do physically is limited. But our spirit and struggle to achieve our national unification for ourselves and for defense of the United States and other friendly allies will never cease." Meanwhile, in London, prime ministers of nine British Commonwealth states agreed the Allies should try to meet the Red objection lo the U. N. assembly having ultimate Jurisdiction over balking prisoners. They were reported to have considered Red China's difficulty in accepting the proposal since the Communist nation is not a U member. Chicago Corn Sep Soybeans Sep Nov Jan High 153»i 152 High 287 y, 273", 264", 261X Low 201V. 204 !4 Low 154 Close 201 y, 205 BLAST IT! IT WON'T BLOW UP-rn this unusual photo, in which the explosion provides the only light for the camera, a new plastic electric blasting cap remains intact just three inches away from a similar cap as it explodes. The plastic shell of the exploding cap doesn't shower fragments about as does an ordinary cap. Close 154% 151 id Low 285 S62M 265% Close 286'.4 272 Vi 264 '4 267 V, New York Stocks IMF N. 27 Legionnaires Cited for Member Campaign Work Twenty-seven Blythevllle Legionnaires of Dud Cason Post No. 24 received special awards today for work in the current membership campaign being conducted by the post- Post Commander A. S. Harrison said membership campaign honors were made or being made to the following members: Dentford Ar 1 - cher. H. Baldrldgc, Elton Poster, Louis Greene. H. L. Halsell, Jr., Todd Harrison, Gaylorcl Lewl.s. E. R. Jackson, R. U Logglns and W. P. Mahon. Ben T. Mays. Clarence Myrtok, Speck McGregor, James Nierst- hclmer, Ira Koonce, T. W. Jecrles, E. A. Rice, Joe Roach, J. R. Stovnll, T. A. Shasteen, Max Ray, Jr., Hershell Trotter, Wllburn Vanclevc and P. A. White. Three of the men. who acquired 100 or more members each during the drive, received special honors They were T. W. Jeffries, Floyd A. White and Wilburn Vuncleve. A T and T 155 Amer Tobacco 72 Anaconda Copper 36 1-8 Beth Steel 50 Chrysler 12 5-8 Coca-Cola 114 Gen Electric 105-8 Gen Motors 60 1-8 Montgomery Ward 593-4 N Y Central 23 5-8 Int. Harvester 285-8 J C Penney 633-4 Republic Steel 471-4 Radio i..... 24 1-8 Socony Vacuum 33 1-: Studebaker 33 3-B Standard of N J 69 7-8 Texas Corp 51 1-2 Sears 58 1-4 U S Steel 311 1-4 Sou Pac 44 Livestock m58 eceqyyfryyr dvlOSOacs 6 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. MV-(OSDA)— Hogs 6,500; slow; 180 Ibs up 25 to 35, mostly 25 lower; lighter weights 50 lower; sows 25 75 lower; few early about steady; most choice 180-230 Ibs 25.25-50; several loads choice Nos. 1 and 2 25.60-65; 240-280 Ibs 24.25- J5.10; 150-170 Ibs 23.25-24.15; 120140 Ibs 20.25-22.50; sows 400 Ibs down; 21.50-23.00; few head 2325; leavy sows 19.25-20.75; boars 15.5018.00. Cattle 600. calves 650; opening slow on all classes; few choice steers and heifers steady at 22.5023.25 ; cutter to commercial steers and heifers, 10.00-n.60; cows very slow at 11.60-14.00; few at 14.JO. (Continued from Page 1) ture." Hearings are before a Senate appropriations subcommittee headed by Ferguson, who is backing the reduced Air Force budget. "The phrase '143-wing' has magic in it for some persons," Ferguson said in an interview. "Actually it's just a paper target. The reductions proposed mean no cut in real combat aircraft. 525 Billion At Start "Even if we gave them four or five billions additional they could not spend it in the next fiscal year. The Air Force had 25 billions to spend at start of this fiscal year just on aircrnft and cannot spend more than five billions. "The President does not want Congress to appropriate more money than can be spent in a fiscal year." he added. "This is just part of the annual Air Force show. They always ask more than the President's budget and the never have been able to spend wha they get." Senate Air Force advocates hav. been pleased with Vantlenberg . testimony that there is "no soun military reason" for the five billion dollar cutback. Under questioning yesterday, Vandenberg said Soviet Russia has both an "offensive and defensive air force," that the cutback may ; reduce the number of modern air- ; craft this country can send to ; European allies; that a slowdown ! since the new administration took , over already would delay the 143- wing program six months even if Congress provides additional unds; and that the cutback is 'endangering the national de- 'ense." PHONE Truce Will Have Little Effect on Taxes - Folsom WASHINGTON W) _ Undersecretary of the Treasury Marion B. Folsom said today a tuce in Korea would make "no difference whatever" in the administration's plea for continued Inch taxes. Prospects for an early end to the fighting, however, prompted strong demands from members of tile House Ways and Means Committee for an end to any further thought of extending the excess profits tax beyond June 30 is asked by the Eisenhower administration. At the same time, Folsom told the committee treasury officials put "no pressure whatever" on business friends to line up behind the President's request lor a six months extension of the unpopular levy. Rites Held for Infant Services for Bonnie Marie Wofford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wofford of Piggott, who died at Walls Hospital yesterday two j days after birth, were conducted this morning at Monette Cemetery. Other survivors include a brother. Bobby Ray Wofford. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. (Continued from fage 1) toll system is being placed in operation July 18 "to Rive our customers faster long distance service as soon as possible," Mr. Brooks said. Other towns and cities will be added to the Arkansas intertoll network later, he said. Cost of the intertoll system equipment installed In Blythevillc is about $56,000. f*J jo or Courier News c»rrier boy to- ;-"/ morrow. Expensive Hospitality Quartet to Sing The American Doves Quartet will present a musical program at 8 .p.m. Sunday at Enoch Chapel AME Church. 2tst and Short Rose Streets, the Rev. C. Franklin, pastor, announced today. The .program will be open to the public. Ridgway Visits Queen LONDON Ml—Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, outdoing supreme allied ST MORTT7 c;wifrrHn H -o commander in Europe, went to for the sake of tourists. | For an ordinary Swiss, traveling | from the Swiss border town of Cam-' locologno by train to St. Moritz. .he fare Is (3.15. For a tourist, coning from Tirano, Italy, three miles icyond the border, the fare is only »2.75. This is part of the railway's scheme to attract tourists. KILL JOHNSON GRASS with Sodium Chlorate, 99% pure! Fine treated for dry application! I1Z.50 per 100 Ibs. A. H. WEBB CULVERT TILE CO. Hlw»y 81, State I,lne Ph. mu Perl Sentenced NEW YORK Wv—William Perl, former Columbia University physics instructor convicted o( perjury in connection with the RoseniwrK atom bomb spy case, was sentenced today to live years In prison. Ex-Commisioner Cf Revenue Dies WALNUT RIDGE l.fl— Z. M. McCarroll. a former state revenue commissioner, died at his home here early today of a heart attack. He was *71. McCarroll served as state revenue commissioner under former Gov. Carl E. Bailey in 1938. He was active in state politics and once was chairman of the former Corporation Commission, now the Public Service Commission. I'll Be Here Soon! "Frost/ 7 James L Brooks Announces the Opening of His Offices For the Practices of PUBLIC ACCOUNTING Office* — A. G. Hall & Company 1325 H«arn St., Blythcville, Ark. Phone 8161 A-Spies Denied Execution Stay NEW YORK (If)— The U. S. Court of Appeals today denied a stay of execution to condemned atom spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, scheduled to die in Sing Sing prison's electric chair June 18. Judge Thomas E. Swan told Emanuel Bloch, conusel for the Rosenbergs, that he might apply for a stay before the Supreme Court of the United States. The court already has refused three times to review the case. Bloch said several days ago if 1 else failed he would appeal to President Eisenhower for clemency. Eisenhower previt fused such a request. Elected , to serve as first officers of the new post were the following members who were installed last night: commander, J. W. Speck; first vice commander, Meyer Silverstein; adjutant, J. W. Brownlee; geant at arms, Arch Catchings; service officer, M. G. Ralph; Ser- finance officer, Bill Langrum, historian, Donald perry; and chaplain, E. E. Stevens. Mr. White pointed out the individual duties and importance of the various offices. Prior to adjournment, the post announced plans for acquiring a lot 110 by 185 feet for a site for a post hut. Construction ie expected to begin immediately. vote on an act cutting isle liquor markups three per cent. Dean Morley, attorney for the liquor dealers, said the petitions contained 34,598 signatures. The SHERIFF (Continued from Page 1) Police Force. He was named chief of police in 1941 and served in that capacity until elected sheriff. Though he has been invited to the academy a number of times for retraining since his graduation from the school, this is the first time he has felt able to return, the Sheriff said. Cars Collide Here Two automobiles collided at Ninth and Walnut Streets Wednesday, damaging fenders of both vehicles, police reported today. Involved In the accident were W. C. McGee of Gosnell and Robert Scott, 309 South 17th, Police previously has re- Chief Cecil Graves and Officer J. I R. Gunter reported. MEAD'S 172 MAIN ir«IIT i't Forget FATHER'S DAY June 21 see what the stars promis Here'l a gift with a lift and a "buy" with a imi1« in ». Thcis Jockey Shorli mad« of luxurioui Celaneie Acttate corny all the twelve sign! of the Zodiac logeth«r with lh« corresponding birth dates. With each sign of the Zodiac you'll find a chof- octer trail for people born under that sign. Come and gel yours loday. They'rt mod* wi* all of Jeckty'l wonderful comfort feature*. secretary of state's office said only 23,495 signatures are required to put the act on the 1954 general election ballot. Act 285, passed by the 1953 Legislature, cuts the iquor wholesalers' markup from 13 to 10 per cent. The' difference would remain Girls' State Begins Tomorrow] i LITTLE ROCK (/Pi — Three h<«y. dred and 78 high school girls tomorrow will set up Girls State at Camn Robinson — to be vacated lat» today and tomorrow by Boys state, ers. Mrs. James Merrltt, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, will address the opening lesston tomorrow night. High school junior girls, attend the annual government education encampment, sponsored by tha American Legion. on the retail price as an excise x to support district, county and state livestock shows. The statej las authority to set liquor priceij under lair trades laws. IF YOU UKE ICE CREAM YOU'U LOVf... '• » . , Easy to Make! Economical! L FROSTEE CHOCOLATE OR§| VANILLA FLAVOR 0 Limit 4 Frost 8 oz. 'can TOMATO SAUCE 5c Dolly Madison Halves in heavy syrup 1 29c Klotz, pound box CRACKERS - - !9c Guaranteed fresh, Grade A, Medium EGGS - • dozen 49C Midwest, 12 oz. bottle CATSUP - 2 for 25c FREE! 2 Ib. Sugar with each 25 Ibs. of *>^ +\*\ SHIBLEY FLOUR $ 1 •" Golden ripe iCc Kraft, 6 oz. jar Rich-Pak, cream style, No. 2 Fresh Tender VEAL CHOPS Pint size 34c Wesson Oil - qi. 66c Fresh Ground Beef ib. 29c Fine for Stew, BEEF BRISKET - • ib 19c Wisconsin Daisy Hoop CHEESE - - • ib. 49c Prices Effective through Monday SIMONS FOOD MARKET 104 W. Main Phon* 9660 Blythevill*

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