PAGE TWO BLYTJIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1948 Soviet Motorship Helpless al Sea Ruutan, Japanese And U.S. Ships Ruth To RMCU* Passengers TOKYO, Jan. S (UP)— Mount- alnou* «e«s today prevented rescue *hif* from removing 800 passengers from the Russian motorshtp Drina which wu linking off the eowt of Northern Japan. Skippers of ships which rushed to the Drina's »!d »ft*r she flashed an SOS yesterday said they had some hope of Averting a major ma- rim disaster. The U. 8. Navy re- pott*] that the Dvlna'n list had been nduced from 45 to 30 degrees. Navy officials were hopeful that the Dvina could be towed out of danger If she remained afloat. • American aviators believed, liow- ever, that she was settling slowly. The vessel was reached early today by Russian Patrol Ship No. 30, thought to be a lend-lease destroyer escort, and two smaller Rus•Ian ships, as well as the Japanese tanker Yoko Maru nnd the salvage tug Rental Maru. American B-29s and B-11s circlet! above with lifeboat,? and emergency equipment. Five other Japanese ahlps, including two repatriation vessels, were racing to Join the rescue operation. Brief message* from the American planes said the Dvlna was "wallowing dangerously In a heavy sea" with a list of 46 degrees. The ship's engine, was knocked out and It was reported taking on water rapidly. Raging Seas Halt kescue Raging seas prevented the first two vessels from taking off the Dvina's passengers Immediately, aerial messages said. It was believed they were awaiting more help from other vessels before attempting the dangerous transfer. Among the five vessels racing to the scene was the 4,500-ton Japanese repatriation ship Unzen Maru, capable of handling 2,000 passengers. Others were two Japnncsc-mnnned American vessels, the Hugh S. Smith and Mary 8. Klnney, and the repatriation ihip Osuml Maru. The position of the Dvlna was about 500 miles off the Southeastern coast of Hokkaido, Northennost of the Japanese Islands. U. S. Naval officials sold they understood the Dvina was en route from Kamchat- ka Peninsula to Vladivostok. First word of the sinking vessel was received by a Japanese radio station, which Intercepted an S.O.5. from the Dvlna saying: "I have 800 passengers. Please •end salvage boat. Five feet water In hold. Engine not working. It necessary to remove passengers Im.... mediately." > ', Vice Admiral R. M. Griffin, commander of D. S. Naval Forces In the •Par East, said his forces were doing "everything possible" to help the Dvlna. He said a rescue operation In the raging seas was an "extremely perilous operation." The Winter gales lashing Japan also brought disaster to a Japanese fishing vessel with a 30-man crew which tent a distress message Wednesday saying the crew had taken to lifeboats. The. American destroyer Henderson raced to the scene, 230 miles Southeast of Yokosuka, but reported It could find no ^race of the vessel High Winds Add Flood Waters to Ice, Snow With the Courts Chancery Cornelei St»Um it, Charley ton, suit for divorce. lUal M«4h«r G<MM Mother Goose was a real person. She lived In Boston, and »as the wife of Isaac Goose. Her famous tongs were sung to her grandchildren, and a son-in-law had them published In 1116. Child's Cold* f . To relieve niaerlat %/ICKft without doaini, rub on W WTsTsTJsi Residents of Detroit Beach, Mich., don hlpboots-grid use boats to get around under Ice-clad trees, alter ilgh winds drove Lake Erie over a retaining wall in nearby Monroe. Fifty families were evacuated from the resort area, (NBA Tele-photo.) Michael to Remain Silent While Communists Control Romania By Ludwlff Popper (United Press Staff Correspondent) LAUSANNE, Jan. 8 .(UP)— Firmer King Michael of Romania let It be known today that he would remain silent on events surrounding his abdication while Communists still controlled the government of his homeland. Michael did not say so in so many words but the young monarch's decision to take the vow of silence was Indicated by his secretary, Mlrcea lonltlu. lonltlu said that Michael would make no statement "until the people pf Romania arc safe." The secretary then explained that he meant the entire population would have to be sate before Michael talked. exiled Monarch's long-await- neither his departure arcst nor his arrival In Switzerland. Commission Farmed However, the official Romanian Gaxette announced that a government commission hi.s been formed to administer the royal domain, and the Income from lUwhlch formerly went to Michael. Premier Petm Groza said at the time ot the abdication that the Income from the royal Innds would still BO to Michael, but prisoner Inside the ministry. Dispatches from Istanbul described a somewhat similar situation there. The Romanian consul ! there. . Petre loncscu, refused to surrender his Instanbul consulate to J | representatives of the Romanian ; government on grounds that Ro- j rnania has not been recognized by Turkey since Michael abdicated. He defied orders to return to Bucharest I Caruthersville Masons Install New Officers CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 8— H. G. Sprayue was installed Tucs- tlicre has been no official nnnoun- ! day night as Worshipful Master ol cement of any kind regarding the j the Caruthersvllle Lodge No. 461, A. letwccn Mich- F. anil A. M., succeeding Edgar ed rcimlon his unofficial fi- financial settlement between ncl and the Communist-nominated . government, , j Michael's secretary insisted in a I recent press conference that the t former king was close to being j i broke and that he had lo scl] a ; turvlvors. Air-Minded Spa Mayor Accepts Flight Assignment MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8. (UP)_ Earl T. Rlclcs, of Hot Springs Ark •ocepted an «0-minute Jiving Job without p«y today to help Inaugurate night service out of the f«- ; mows Spa between St. Louis and Chicago. The dapper, 41-year-old avlatlo.i enthusiast and wartime flyer who won slectton behind an cx-O. i. anti-gambling" campaign will pilot the "City of Hot Springs" tomorrow from here to his home city. Then he will turn over the control.'; pf the 2l-passcngor DC-3 to a regular Chicago and Southern pilot who will pioneer the airlines' first commercial night to Chicago. Rlclu, a former colonel who won nine battle stars, will fly the 180 miles via. Little Rock to the Spa. The mayor was invited to held inaugurate the service In view o; his "ten years of piloting <*neri- •noe." Ricks, six-feet, 200 pounds an.l handsome, is the father of four children. He entered military ser- ; vice as a private with the National Guard one year betore Pearl Har- DCT. The Arkansas mayor has built up a record which Included over 3000 hours flying over the Atlantic and : Pacific. He flew the Jap surrender ' mission to Manila. He was the first toUjaa st Na«*saki after the atomic **Dt> dropped on that city. •-S 1 ? 1 !.* 111 * 1 * rmy «« 1 Bnment entailed th. return of TOO four-engln- •d aircraft of the United States. To do this he «t up the longest over- wrter nights, from Australia to In- «ia. aerou the Indian Ocean, a I of 1,800 miles. Now To Relieve Bronchitis anccc. Princess Anne of Burbon- Parma nnd Denmark, .Is scheduled to lake place shortly after 5:30 p.m. QMT (12:30 p.m. EST) next Saturday. Report* from Copenhagen said tickets for Princess Anne and her mother. Princess Margrethe, have been purchased on the Nord Express from Copenhagen lo Basle. The express leaves Copenhagen Friday rooming, travelling by way of Hamburg nnd Frankfurt, and Is scheduled to arrive In Basle Saturday afternoon. Basle Is some 80 miles North of Lausanne. There has been no official announcement but It is believed that Michael, who has .four cars with him in exile, might wish to meet the train In person. Dispatches from Bucharest said that at least eight more members of Michael's household have received permission to leave Romania. Tills will bring to 30 the number permitted to BO Into exile with him, although h e originally asked the Romanian government for CO passixirts. It Is not known whether the newest exiles will Join Michael In ! comfort. ' l sprtn'-le .. tie FAS- Switzerland or head for some otlier TEETH on your platen No gummy, haven. The Bucharest reports said | gcoey pasty taste feeling. Checks the Romanian press lias been si- ' "plate odor" (denture breath}. Get lent on Michael's actions, printing FASTEETH at nny drug store. quantity of wine from the royal cellars to obtain funds for tils Might into exile. Tlie official decision lo administer Michael's estates also included the estates and property of the Princesses Elizabeth and Ileana and Archduke Anton. Included in the commission are representatives of the premier's office and tile Ministries of National Economy. Foreign Affairs, Agriculture. Finance and Interior. Michael's abdication and flight Into exile also brought about violent reijeifau.ssions In Romanian diplomatic posts at Vatican City and Istanbul. #1 the Vatican, Romanian Charge | sen Nickens. Delbert C. Johnson acted as installing officer, nnd J. W. Carmean as installing marshal. Following the installation of officers, Dick Nceley acted as master of ceremonies for a brief program, after which refreshments were served. Otlier officers installed Included M. ,7. "tfenger. -senior wardfn; Herbert Loyd, Junior warden; George Moody, senior deacon; Bernic Lay. junior deacon; Frank C. Kindred secretary; O. H. Ferris, treasurer- J. W. Carmean, chaplain; Claud Vickers, tyler. Mr. Vickers was reelected tyler for his 17the consecutive year. Lnnjr Time to Come d'Affalrs Thcodor Solacola called upon the Italian police for help to [ protect, him against two "Commun- 1s agents" allegedly holding him Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With More Comfort F/.STEETH, a plcasa alkaline tnon-acld) powder, hola.; fak. teeth more (Irmly. To cat and talk in more OLYMPIA, Wasll. tUP) — Dl Lauren Donnldson of the Univcr- f slty of Washington displayed a shell from Bikini Bay here PILES TROUBLE? For Quick Relief IIOS'T HF.S.AV ASTT I.OXfrGX! Now, « iliictor'i /onnulii you can mo At hgulu It ten nntl Bhrlnh iloctor'* formul spec cly action today for Tli structio or flurpo nwrfiltiK:. Dae this proven . You'll he airmaed at fin oilet. 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