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TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1953 BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE F1VB Oregon Prison Rebellion Ends After 4 Days Lait of 1,000 Prisoners Herded Back into Cells SALEM, Ore. UK — The Oregon Prison—torn four days by strike, t riot ana rebellion—was again quiet today. The last of the 1,000 rebelling convicts, cowed by discomfort, meagre food and little water, were returned to their cells last night. They were taken In groups of 30 from the prison recreation yard, where they have been held since Saturday, and locked up. Warden Clarence T. Gladden said they were docile and respectful now. Work was to begin soon to .repair the $100,000 damage wrought by Saturday's brief but intensive rioting. And a private contractor was to rush completion of a new segregation cell block which the convicts had ben building. Gladden said that the first occupants of the new cell block would be the 21 ringleaders of the revolt which started last Friday morning with a sitdown strike. They now are in isolation cells, under a stricter discipline. The disturbance began Friday morning with an orderly no-work strike. The first flareup occurred Friday night when Gladden rejected the demands saying that standards of food, clothing and medicine already were high. Given No Food Saturday morning the convicts set the prison tailor shop and several other buildings ablaze. The convicts were driven by tear gas into the recreation area in one corner of the. prison yard. They remained there under the watch of heavily armed guards patrolling the wal, through Saturday and overnight. By Sunday morning many of them were ready to give up the rebellion. But Gladden held them there, without food or water, through Sunday to be sure no more flareups would occur. On Sunday night he called on 21 ringleaders to surrender In return for reopening the water line to the area. The 21 gave themselves up. The revolt seemed to be over. Gladden sent a meal of soup, bread and coffee and started admitting the convicts 20 at a time, to their cells. After about 125 had been returned, the remaining convicts became restive again and shouted "now we have the warden on the run." Gladden answered that by closing the gate and leaving the 800 there until night. Gladden, who was hired after the previous warden had been dismissed on grounds of laxness, said TIME OUT FOR A CANNED BATH—Using an old metal drum, Pvt. Hans W. Hirsch, of New York takes lime out for his weekly bath somewhere along the Korean battle front. There's no hook for hanging his clothes, and it's a mighty tight squeeze, but it sure is great to get rid of battle grime. Americans Unofficially Aiding Nationalists B ySEPNCE ROMOS A TAIPE .HFormosa Wl— Agroup of Americans with no official U.S. connections is helping train and supply Chinese Nationalist guerrillas on a group of Nationalist held islands off the Red China coast, informed quarters here said today. The highly successful guerrilla raid on Red-held Nanjih Island last October is attributed partially to this unofficial U. S. training and supply activity. Informed sources expressed doubt that the more than 30 small coastal island would be Included In the official U. S. defense perimeter. They said aid given the guerrillas presumably will remain unofficial. A Foreign Office spokesman explained that the agreement between the Nationalist government and the U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group covers only the joint defense of Formosa and th\! Pescadores. At various times over the past two years or so, the Nationalists have suggested that U.S. aid be extended to cover the Nationalist- held islands of the China coast. But nothing has come of this. Government quarters said Nationalist garrisons on the islands are on a continuous alert, but so far there have been no direct assaults on the island Which lie between Shanghai and Formosa. A few islands at lesser impor^ tance have changed hands on occasion, frequently without blood- sued. Small Nationalist or Communist groups scout some uninhabited . dot of an island, remain for i while and then withdraw. Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers An application for a building permit was filed by E. D. Ferguson with the city engineer for the construction of a four-room frame residence at an estimated value of $2370 49. The site of the proposed building is 1616 Jackson street on property owned by John and Lille Henery. Real estate transfers filed last week: Fred J. and Reba E. Davis to Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, for $1,800, a parcel of land in the NW quarter of the SW quarter and SW quarter of NW quarter of Sec. 14-T15N-R11E. Holly Development Corporation to Max E- and Ruth E. Briley for $850, Lot 12. Block 6, David Acres Sub- the convicts had controlled the orison for a number of years and ;hat he was reasserting control. division. P. D. and Margaret K. Smith to Clarence Johnson, Franklin E. Atkinson and Tom W. Jackson as trustees of First Baptist Church, for $10 and other considerations. Lots 3 and 4, Bl. 3, E. O. Adams Subdivision., J. H. and Dorothy Irene Tyrone to James C. and Alma Tate Guard, for $10 and other consideration, NE quarter of NE quarter of Sec. 8- T15N-B11E. Eron O. Sanders and R. B. and bra B. Sanders to Paul Byrum, for $6,254.52, south 344 feet of th e south half of the north half of the SW quarter of Sec. 20-T15N-R11E. Magnolia Courts, Inc,,.to Gerald B. and Francis F. Blorneyer, for $1, Lot 15, Block B, John B. Walker Second Subdivision. B. C. Land Company to Sam Bollinger, for $1 and other considerations, NW quarter of the SW quarter of Sec. 3-THN-R8E and the NE quarter of the Sec. 3-T14N-R8E. Susan Moore to William and Dave Golden, for $200 and other considerations. Lot 9, Block 10, W. W. Hollipeter Second Addition. W. E. and Henry Etta Wallace to W. Kemper and Barbara B. Bruton, for $17,500, Lot 11, Block 3, Marsh Addition. J. L. and Mamie O'Steel to Lee and Eardell Leaks, for $2,500. Lot 9, Block.2, J. L. O'Steen Addition. J. L. and Mamie O'Steen to .Char•les and Elizabeth Frazier, for $2,500, Lot 10, Block 2, J. L. O'Steen Addition. Maggie Sumler to Pearllne Brown, for $1 and exchange of property, Lot 8, Block 7, Edwin Robinson Second Addition. Probe Group Dies CHICAGO W)—The Chicago City Council's Emergency Crime Committee died yesterday. The official declaration killing the group was made by Circuit Judge Walter R. O'Melley, who earlier hal ruled that the committee Dealer Silent On Free SWAP Of AHD Cars LITTLE ROCK W) — The State Highway Department said yesterday it "had not heard" from a Cabot auto dealer who promised to supply 15 new cars on July I as part of swap. Highway Director Herbert Eldridge said the Bailey Motor Co., agreed to trade 75 new cars for old ones in April and then retrade the April batch for 75 more new vehicles on July 1. No money was to be involved in the trade. The Internal Revenue department said no excise tax was necessary on the cars which Bailey Motors delivered in April. But, the federal tax officials eaid the tax had to be paid on the July deal. Eldridge said he was still "holding the Bailey firm to the bargain." Bailey was reported as saying the d^Iay was due to difficulty in obtaining the new cars. The highway director said that, since the terms of the auto swap agreement make no reference to the state's paying a tax, presumably the tax will have to be paid by Bailey. New York Has Heavy Fire Loss NEW YORK //Pi— The fire commissioner's annual report disclosed 52.741 fires were reported in the city during 1952, causing losses totaling almost 27 million dollars. A total of 160 persons died as a result of the fires. Arson charges were brought against 160 persons, of whom 84 were convicted. M'Carthy Rent wi Book Probe WASHINGTON im — The SenaU Investigations subcommittee called its first public hearing today ilnce the walkout of its three Democratic members. Chairman McCarthy (R-Wis) named Harvey O'Connor, who has Ignored two requests to .testify but accepted a formal subpoena, as the subcommittee's next witness in a renewed Investigation of the U. S. overseas libraries program. O'Connor is the author of biographical books about U. S. millionaires, some of which have been used In the oversas libraries. Waitress' Tip Worth the Wait LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ItTt— A retired Army officer, identified only as Cant. Holland of North Dakota, spent about 51.50 in six visits to a restaurant here during the past two days. He was waited on each time by the same waitress, Mrs. Jackie Boyd, and left only one tip—15 cents—at his first meal. On his last visit he gave the woman a $150 tip. When she tried to return the money, he waved her aside and walked from the restaurant. Communists Rushing Christmas at Front SEOUL (/Pi —The Communists appear to be rushing the Christmas season on the Western Korean Front. One of their battlefront propaganda loudspeakers declared: "Peace within a few weeks, possibly within a few days. Spend a merry Christmas atj home." 'Black Watch' Leaves Korea PUSAN dp} — Britain's famed Black Watch battalion left Korea today after 12 months with the 1st Commonwealth Division. The Scottish Infantry sailed aboard the troopship Empire Fowey en route to Kenya, Africa, where native uprisings have flared. Radioactive ores are separated according to their degree of radioactivity with a new apparatus. The ore is fed past a Geiger counter. The impulses of radio-activity are translated into electrical energy to activate the sorting mechanism. First U. S. President to ride a railroad train was Andrew Jackson. s without power to Investigate crime in the area. 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"No Egyptian officer or Egyptian military or civilian had any connection whatever with the disappearance of the British airman," Salem said. Seefcj Jet Record LOS ANOELES Wi—Brig. Gen. J. Stanley Holtoner will attempt to crack the world's air speed record tomorrow in a Sabre jet over a course at Southern California's Salton Sea. Gen. Holtoner is commander of the Air Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. MOX In West Blytheville Air Conditioned 8>y Refrigeration Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature TUES & WED TO HAVE AND NOT HAVE With Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall —PLUS— ALSO COMEDY Wanted to Buy Your Old Books BOOK EXCHANGE 503 W. Main Used Books for Sal* ••••••••••••*••••••••«•• ITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUBS & WED THE MAVERICK In Sepi Ton* With "Wild Bill" Elliot Phyllis Myron THURSDAY ONLY THE GANGSTER With Barry Sullivan EW MANILA, ARK. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration • Matinees Sat. & Sun. 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