The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1955 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, MARCH IT, 1998 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE North Korean Army Growing But No Invasion Is Expected By MURRAY FKOMSON SEOUL (AP) — North Korea's Red army today is larger and belter equipped than when it struck South Korea five years ago. U. S. sources, however, privately discount the probability of.another invasion from the north. So do South Korean officials, despite their publicly pronounced fears. Intelligence reports, gathered by the allies In the past year, Indicate the North Korean army, badly shattered at the time of the flimisltce, has been thoroughly overhauled. Tanks, guns, jet fighters and medium bombers have been brought in since the armistice. The introduction of planes is a violation of the truce. It forbids the introduction of additional weapons although old weapons may be re- pjaced. North Korea had no jet 1 planes at the time of the armistice. Another Dreifus Scoop! A MM FOOD-SAVER 12 PC. REFRIGERATOR SET OUomlng 12-piec* Mt of fln*tt cUor gkm. Modern, functional d.itfln Six prgctkol liui for all food*. Topi fit i«- l ettroly. Eoch In o box. BltJFUS Misul 316WESTJIA 1 Gen. Lee Hyung 1 Keun, chairman of South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, snid last August North Korea had 'received 200 Russian-made tanks, 300 pieces of heavy artillery, 255 jet fighters and 42 medium jet bombers. The United Nations Command mentioned only the illegal introduction of 150 jet fighters in its protest to the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission. Conceivably, the artillery and tanks could be replacement of equipment the Chinese Reds took with them when they left. At least 40 new jet airfields have been built. The North Koreans have dug" in deep all across the 155-mile front. But they lack one important thing—full Chinese Communist support. Communist China reported last September the withdrawal of seven divisions from North Korea. But theie is conclusive evidence that up to 11 divisions — about 110,000 men—have been pulled out. The withdrawal still may be going on. Chinese Nationalist intelligence reports these withdrawn troops are now opposite Formosa in the Amoy -Foochow area. Little Enthusiasm With increased Communist concentration on Formosa and Southeast Asia, there appears to be little Red Chinese enthusiasm for renewed adventures in Korea. Without the Chinese Communists to bail them out, the North Korean army could well meet the same fate that befell it at Inchon. The armies were broken and most of their heavy equipment was captured. South Korea has developed one of the largest standing armies in the world. This is far different from that day in 1950 when a poorly firmed constabulary force met the first North Korean onslaught. South Korea has 20 divisions on active duty. Another 10 reserve divisions will be lined out by June. The South Korean air force has been promised 75 Sabre Jets by Neighbors Protest House Sale To Japanese-American Ex-GI SAN LEANDRO, Calif. \» — All American war veteran of Japanese H/ic'esti'y said today he has been trying unsuccessfully for three month:; to buy a home near his dentist office in San Lcandro, a booming suburb of Oakland. "It really hurts when they push you around," said Dr. Satoru Lurry Aikawit, 31, a dentist, born in Stockton. Calif. "They call you up when it i.s time to serve your country in the armed forces." Dr. Aikawa protested after his attempt to buy :i $15.750 home fell through because of neighborhood complaints. Eurl H. Lacount said he was ready to sell his home when an anonymous phone call from a woman warned: "If you sell to Orientals you will not live to sign the deed." Lacount said he then talked to his neighbors, found they were opposed, and called off the deal. Dr. AiKawa said his family — wife and three sons — outgrew the war housing project in which they live. TEST DEFIER Coffee defies all chemical tests for quality, which can be determined only by man's sense of taste and smell, according to the Encyclopedia Britanjrica. Cars Burned, Bashed by Wife WICHITA FAXLS, Tex. (At — A v/oman Ret fire to her husband's late-model car and pickup truck last night because, she said, he Wouldn't let her drive them. For good measure, she Hashed the windshield out of the truck with a baseball feftJ. "She appeared slightly irritated," said officers who jaiJed her for investigation of arson. CROCODILE "FKUDS" The crocodile was worshiped in some parts of ancient Egypt and despised as evil in other parts. This fact often led to serious feuds between neighboring towns. STOMACH TROUBLE? At last stomach sufferer* can rejoico, Ni;w formula malted here to light hyperacidity, dread stomach ulcer trrt- icint. This new formula called PER' ANOL htia the power to curb exc«fci Uliy. Men and women who formerly suffered with symptoms of distress of ulcer pains, heartburn, g|C und vomiting duu to hyperacidity no» tell of remarkable •relict uftcr using PERANOL, I'ERANOL must glv* JOU the fastest results and the greatest lo»t;t'3t lasting Improvement you h»ve ever known or It costs not a penny. So no mutter what you have tried previously, try PERANOt. and prove to yourself what It can do for you. PER- ANOL costs only 82.50 and la sold with a money buck guarantee if not com- pletciy stuisfffid with the results. PER- ANOL In dolet in your city only bj Kirby lirng Store, UlytherlUe. Mail orders filled. AT MANILA REVIVAL — The Rev. ft. L. McClanahan, Kennett, will conduct the Baptist revival at Manila's Baptist Church beginning Sunday. Services are part of the county-wide Baptist project culling for simultaneous revivals in over 30 Baptist churches. Cats too Fat And Rots Run ! PROVIDENCE. R. I. W)—An official of the City Sanitation Department blames cats for the presence of rats around the Dexter Asylum, the city's home for the homoless poor. | Dr. Edwin Knights said Some asylum patients have pet cats. They feed them too well and the cats j leave bits of food around, attracting rats. j The fat cats, he said, are gener- j ally fast asleep when you would; expect them to be chasing the rats. I the end of the year. 1 The reinforcement of the South; Korean army has been accompan-1 led by a withdrawal of U.S. forces j compliance with armistice j terms. With the Russians and Red Chi?se beefing up North Korea and the United States bolstering the South Korean army, the entire peninsula onee more is an armed camp. 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