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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUB1EB Van Fleet Doubts Reds Plan New Offensive in Korean War Communist Armies Are More Than Double UN in Numbers SEOUL Korea (AP)—Gen. Jnmcs A. Van Fleet said today Communist armies in Korea outnumber United Nations forces 21/2 to 1 snd "suffer for nothing for combat, but he does not expect an immediate Red offensive. The U.S. Eighth Army com- at Kojc Island's prisoner of war mander nt a press conference took up Eighth Army problems. These ranged from the fighting front to the troublesome "Southern Front" compounds. On Koje, Van Fleet said, be believes the situation is under control and the Impending breakup of the huge 8.000 to 8.000 man compounds into umulier groups will be carried off without Incident. 'It Is true that the enemy has taken advantage of the long stalemate to build up his power and resources," the general snid, 'We estimate now that the enemy is 2 l ,'a times greater than the United Nations In numerical combat strength. "We estimate that he has a two to one numerical superiority In artillery. "Hut ho Is inferior to us In tanks and ulr capabilities. "We also believe that « tho :nemy strike! again, he will use all tho air power at his disposa nd will use both fighters and lombcrs to the best of his ability.' Van Fleet said that ftny new Communist push would be met b the massed power of tho Eighth Army and a rocklike determination to smash the Communist formations, as they have never been smashed before. The general's soft voice sank to a growl as ho spoke (or a few moments of the destruction his army would wreak on any attack' ing Communist army or group of Communist Unrest Lends Grim Background to Memorial Day Obituaries Bf The Associated Press T!ie simmering unrest of Communists in Europe and Asia provided » grim bockdrop for the solemn observance ol America's Mernorial Day. This nation's wnr dead were honored throughout the United States and 111 Japan. England. Franco, Italy, Germany, Sweden »nd other foreign countries. And for most Americans It meant a three-day holiday—with picnics »nd big sporting events. The long weekend brought a slowly mount tog toll of accidental death, mostly from traffic and drowning. There were speeches nt some o the ceremonies but merely the lay Ing of a wreath In others. Th traditional 21-gun salute was tire in ninny. Ruwiin Take Walks Russian, Polish and Czech United nations delegates walked away from the grave of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt when W. Averell Karriman declared In m. speech Rt Kydo Park, N. Y.: "A former ally which we had helped save from destruction, In order that It might Join in destroying Nazi tyranny, turned traitor to the cause of peace and Interna- i tlonsl good faith, and promoted nn even more terrible tyranny of Us ' to Arlington National Cemetery M Washington, wreaths were laid tor President Truman at the tomb ot the unknown soldier, the Con- 'fede*a*e monument, the Span'st War memorial and the monument of the Civil War's unknown soldier Ifl the Far East, fighting con tlnued te Korea and Indochina one Martyr's Day Red riots rooked Japan. Tokyo police killed three persons In a Communist mob which attacked with searing aei< and falmlng oil bombs. Tho only tejury to Americans there was suffered by a reporter. Another V. E. newsman was hurt In Kobe. In a Memorial Day statement. Oen. Mirk Clark, supreme United Nations commander in the Far East, said: "We best honor our fallen com- r»do» by our devotion to the great causes for which they died and for which we continue to battle." Churchmen and officials jolued Americans In Europe—mostly military personnel—In observing the day. Ambassador Walter S. Gifford In England attended services I Westminster St. Margaret's Church London, and laid a wreath on the tomb of Britain's unknown aoldier. Seventeen Memorial Day ser vices were held In France, where Ambassador James C. Dunn delivered an address nt suresns wrath on the tomb of Ihe French unknown soldier. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker attended ceremonies nt Anzio beachhead In Italy with U. Qen CLAY 3 Rioters Killed In Tokyo Violence TOKYO '#> — Communist "Mar- „ tyr's Day" demonstrations swept war and were prepared for t, we "J ' * ' _ _ _ . .. mmilrl lititrn hn»[ If 111 1 UWJ (Continued from Page 1) (lemonscraiious sweiu i ;-•- ••- •- •: • . iri ._ ,, innnii Prlrinv nml TokvO nollCC woultl J|IWC hflli U ln 1D47/ *"£™^ ^'1=^ in rioting that spread north to Hok- Continental Can Company, ite alio vnirtn nml smith to Kvushii hentlB lnc P"valely operated Cruk " y-flveulouSl poltcol««le 'or Freedom which supports I 37 demonstrations pnrtlcl- -- ---i j»i — Russlnns lotlay nre making pnted In by nn estimated 20,000 persons They arrested 111 lead- ---- -- ........ - - ,, , ," ers. Police said 113 officers w o v o gestures which lead many to think i hut .ll<! not inv how m a n V another blockade Is in the offing. U 1 re nl «sln demonstras were Inured. BERLIN lint Clay feels they are only using their reisular tactics ot terror and threat of war to balk Western de- I fensc moves. If the Russians start n land blockade of Berlin. Clay said, an airlift Lucy Campbell Dies of Illness; Rites Tomorrow Services for Mrs. Lucy Campbell, who died early this morning at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, will he conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Colih Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. James Rainwater, pastor of First Christian church. Burial u'lll be In Maple Grove Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Campbell, who was 65, had been 111 about two years. Born In Trenton, Tenn., she- had resided liore since 1914. Survivors Include three sons. Leonard Campbell and Odell Camp- Ucll, both of mythcville. and M. J. Campbell ol Chicago; three daughters. Mrs. Louise Vnnbltaber ol Memphis, Mrs. Inez Parker of Sic Creek, Miss., and Mrs. Tommle Cafile of Newport News. Va., and a sister. Mrs. John Gilford of Bogo- SATURDAY, MAY M, •ItOAD-K-O' OFFICIALS—JlxlBes anci comnllt- tecmen who staged the' "Koad-e-o" teen-age driving contest here yesterday pose at the conclusion of Ihe competition. They are (left to right) Police Chief Cecil Graves, a judge; T. H. Caraway, member of the Jaycee committee; Dr. James C. Guard, Jaycee president; Mayor Dan Blodgett, R judge; Joe Warren, contest committee chairman; Bill Hrabovsky, contest committeeman; and Frank Harshsnmn, Jaycee secretary and "Road-e-o 11 committee member. (Courier News Photo) (Continued from P«Re 1) government, has announced it ctlin K tip a security bell nlom? , rt ,, u capacity. The he zonal border, t claimed this * C[msklo ,. nUm , would he whelh- was necessary to •'Keep ou spies ° - Russlllns would use force and sabo curs' from West Ger- bc nany, which Ibis week signed P°" "„"„.., ne . u/ndhiK to -.var I Itlcol and military alliance, W '«' ^',,^1^ they are ready fJr that belt could beat it, "An airlift today would be even simpler thnn the one wo put on then," lie snUl. "Our transports to- the Weal. , But nothing was sold about seal- Kerlin In Good Shape for is in better on tiny you belong," Headline* Once Before Should the Comnnml&ts f which hnd mntle licnc adc tlian it was before. For one I up substantial reserves, such I coal." Clny disclosed Hint in. luo ' | crisis he oucc officln.ll] n, Tenn. • • « Daughter-in-Law Of Founder of Hayti, Mo., Dies HAYTT. Mo. — Services for Mrs. Ditrxie Hayes, daughter-in-law of (he founder of llsis town nnd wife FRENCH RAID (Continued from Page 1) doors of some offices and police had to call in locksmiths or climb through windows. . Today's raid was the latest turn in the government's new "get- tough" policy against the Communists. It followed the nrrest earlier this week of France's No. 1 Red, Jacques Duclos, now in prison on charge.? of plolthij; against the Internal security of the state. Diiclos Under Arrest Duclos, secretary - general o France's Communit party, iintl him drecls of other Reds were arrestcl In connection with Wednesday', bloody rioUs sparked by the arrtva of Gen. Nfatthew D. Ridgway t tnke over Oen. Elsenhower's Allie< command. When police arrived at the part of Its postmnstcr. were con. ducted yesterday afternoon in the First Baptist Church here. Mrs. Hayes, who wns 78. dfud Wednesday nt the borne of n daughter, Mrs. V. E. Hopkins, in Chnf- fee. Mo- She had made her home with hoi 1 daughter for the past sev- :r^v»^£ra^ ;rabbe ng IL Is sepnrated from lliu w Kepnriueo iroin mu ntm,-i ^.... Jct-i.- sector by about 600 yards of Rus- mu* inh P- e., powers would 'Aitioricnn I thc three-power decision was hci-dqimrters today Communist offi cif.ls hastily barred the door an retused them entry. Finally polic h:uJ to get a locksmith to force th dcor, Ladder Is Raised At thc some time a la rider was raised from a truck so police could force their way through a window. Al' the buiUUnK'.s windows had iron C V,rHc». J. C. Stevens, pastor of ?hn«cr S and were barred Iron, the c " n :r select ~d m'e, °r , p ,f ^±arr\, f 'C !V. SWvley Spnhv, pastor ol Hay- ^ nt OI tnc ncat * ' - Baptist Church. . Burial wns In Woodlnwn Ceme- bor Confederation (COT) and de- Mules Going To the Dogs- 2$ Per Pound WASHINGTON M'j—The mule, a southern congressman observed today, is going to the dogs. In fact, most of them already have gone there, as dog food, nt two cents a jjound. Rep.-John Rankin (D-Miss) described to. a reporter sadly how talent scouts for pet catcreres have swarmed into the cotton belt and toted away the hard-tailed ornaments of Dixie's mule barns. The mule, he said, Is a casualty of the machine age. It took on the tractor, and the tractor won. The new South can hardly spare 7.00 room for a hammer headed hybrid whose carburetioii system burns timothy and oats needed for an expanding dairy industry. Rep. Clarence Cannon ID-Mo), whose district tailored a i [ heavy-duty cotton Field mule to planters' specifications, confirmed that the tractor had almost completely displaced it. "The bottom has dropped out of the mule market," the Missourian mourned. "For a majority of the formers in my country, tnules were otice the bi? c.ush crop. Now the mule industry has practically disappeared." So. Dakota GOP eet Hears Cries Of 'Smear/ Paris PIERRE. S.D. IF) — Allege 'smear" tactics and an expense paid trip to Paris became hot is sues today in the blttcrly-fougl contest for South Dakota's 14 Republican presidential nominating delegates. Former Gov. George T. Mickelson was the central figure in the newest outbreak in iutra-GOP warfare. He Is heading a slate of delegates running for Oen. Dwight D. Eisenhower against a slate backing Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio in next Tuesday's presidential primary. Read Courier News Classified Ads Arkansas News Brhtt— Farmer Held In Death of Former Wife By ihe AnocUUd frtft PINE BLUFF — A S5-s'*»r-oM j.| Jefferson County farmer accilMd M of slaying his estranged wife be- i I cause "she'd been mistrfftting ." me" today faced a first degree mnrdPr charge. Prosecutor Pat Mullii said last night that he would file the 3". charge against Ernest E. Stand- JM ridge today. Mullis said officers had not been able to get a statement from standridge on the shooting in the downtown district lere yesterday. He said Stand- rldne told him his wife had been •mistreating me' but refused to elaborate. Cherry to Little Rock JONESBORO — C h a n c e llor Francis Cherry, one of five candidates for the Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial nomination, will open his campaign headquarters in Little Rock Sunday. Girl Killed by Auto ERINKLEY — Eight- year-old Nora vernelle \ViUis was injured fatally yesterday when a truck and an automobile collided near here. The child, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Willis of Banner. Ark., was dead on arrival at a Brinkley hospital. Rodeo Opens Today '^ FT. SMITH. Ark. tiPl— the 19th annual Arkansas-Oklahoma Rodeo opens here today with a parade throiidi downtown Ft. Smith. Mother Hurt by Fire JONE3BORO — A 24-year-old mother lay near death today in a hospital here from third degre: burns suffered when she rescued •or tiny daughter from their blazing farm home. Attendants at the hospital said that Mrs. Hickman Davis was In a "very serious condition" Her daughter, 2-year-old Joan Dianne, suffered first nnd second degree burns. Burial was In Woodlawn Cemc- " ' t w , tl wer[ , re . lery here with Blslllnshoff Fun- ™ed they smashea open the door cral Home ot Chnffee, Mo., ^j De tcctivcs svcnt through the offices charge. ,,.,,. ,, ,. ., seizing various papers. Born July 4. 1873. In Hayli. Mrs. ; Hayes was the daughter of Mr. ,„,,„_ YOUR FUMiMOiY THtATRj SUNDAY & MONDAY sian ?.one. \Ve Gained rrestiRc" "On thc one hand, as il turned [out. we gained great prcslige In tlic free world by Ihe way we brore Cotton Hopes Related Hie blockade with the airlift," he _f .u., r I niieprvo.i "Dn the other liaiirt. If . . . Hayes was the daughter of . nnd Mrs. Henry Hnyes. She innv- three rled Robert Hayes, a second cons- 1 in, in 1883. Her father-in-law, ur. i father of Blytneville Oranville Hayes, founded "-..nl -- - - ' Another Mystery 'Flash' VANCOVER, D. C. W—Another I spectacularly brilliant flash has startled residents of the Pacific Northwest, some of whom said it had the characteristics of a meteor- j ite. _ _ . Haytij and her husband was its first post- She also was Ihe last surviving ..._ _ - - . charter member of the First Bap- observes. "On thc other hand. lf|Ust Church here. When thc church's WASHINGTON WV- Supporters Mho people of the United Slates of a bill designed to prevent n drop had been prepared at thai lime to In government support prices for j say they would go lo war, we would ; sl one wheat, corn and cotton at the end of 1053 were optimistic today that the measure would be passed this ' have found out then whether thc Soviet Union was ready or willing to fight. I didn't think they were." He urged speed U.S. rallficallon of the Bonn Peace Contract as the best answer to the Russians. Taft, 'Ike' to Virginia Woman Dies in Oxford N. C. Parks of near Oxford. Mi?s.. father of Mrs. W. C. Lf!!? 1 '"- 4:6 list unurcn nerc. wnen u,c t ,,u,™ , North Fifth Street, died at his home ,,cw building w a s dedicalcd in yener.-ny afternoon He was; H) 1948, Mrs. Ilnyes laid the ™rner.! Mr. Park S j« ; sj farmer^and^ad one ,. The' .services yesterday \vnve tu- tcnclccl by Mrs. Luther Gray of Blythcville, a niece, and Mrs. Leon Scncrer, also of Blythcville. i "•>"- •••*- - • M_. In addition lo her daughter, she! dmrfilcis m Memphis, besides Mrs is survived by two grandsons and'Lcsgctt. lived near Oxford all of hii life. Services arc to be at U n.m. to- irorro'.v. He lenvi-s his wife: three sons \vlio live near Oxlorrt; and four Searing the Sheep? LAS VEGAS. Nev. (,TI—Sheep will be exposed to an atouiic bbst and a thousand troops will advance into the blast area immediately after the drlcmatlon in a daring ticv: test at the Nevada proving ground. U. S. European forces, issued a statement saying, "We can pay no greater tribute to our honored dead than to rededicate ourselves to thc cause for which they died." His words were given emphasis •when Soviet suards fired warning shots at reporters photographing barricades thrown across the border separating the West sector of Berlin from the Soviet zone. Back in this country, representatives of the United Daughters ot the Confederacy and other Southerners raised the Confederate banner over the grave of Belle Boyd. a famed Southern spy during the Civil War. Civil War veteran James A Hard, who will be 111 July 15, led the Memorial Day parade at r.o- Chester. N. Y. Declaring "this might be Ihe last time I'm out a I want to make the most ot it." he finished the parade and then ate a mcnl consisting of half a chicken, R lull helping of mashed potatoes and peas, a cup of coffee—and n cigar. Republican convention today, alin- ing for four delc-gates-at-large us the prize package. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATUltlUY "HOSTILE COUNTRY" Jimmy Ellison -Russell Harden Traffic Deaths Running 'Low' By The Associated Press The nation's traffic deaths appeared running below the predicted toUl of 310 for the Memorial Day holiday week end. A survey today, near the halt- Tray mark In thc extended holiday, showed 132 persons had been killed In motor mishaps since 6 p.m. (5 !r—! t'ni"' Thursday. •,-..: .'.1 K.-..'-ty Council had estimated 310 persons would lose their lives in traffic accidents during the 18-hour period ending at midnight Sunday. Dsnths by states (traffic, drawn- ing and miscellaneous! Included: Arkui£M 24-3 and Missouri 3-0-1 SAT. OWL SHOW "HOTEL SAHARA" Yvonne Tie Carlo Roland Culver SUN.-MON.-TUES. TUB CUHI8S )MOR6AN (c/ WITH C(M ISvRgnmy NELSON MEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration Your Community Outer' MANILA, ARK. Alnliiiecs Sal & Sun. I'lionc 58 "ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE I'hnne Ifi21 Sliow Skirts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. 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