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fBCMDAY, PaCBMBBK IT, MM KiTTKBTILLB (AUK.) OOVHUER MBWI I Mtwtpapw Approve Fourth Estate Blasts U.S. Decision for Buying Fliers Back from Reds By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The State Department's decision to pay the fines demanded by Red Hungary for the release of four imprisoned American airmen drew varied comments and warnings yesterday and today from the nation's newspapers. £i Words like "blackmail" and "ransom" and "kidnapers" ' were sprinkled through editorials denouncing: the Hungarian government's action against the fliers. Hungary claimed the four violat-* ed its border and lined them a total o! $120.000. The State Department yesterday decided to pay the flnei. Some newspapers said the United States could take no other course but other editorials suggested that this country might have found other means of obtaining the fliers' ,'e- lease. These, were some of the comments: Commodity And Stock Markets- •4«w York Cotton Open Ht|h Low 1:30 4331 4243 i210 4242 July Oct 4230 41«7 VfK 422S 41M 4124 4173 4147 3830 3905 4172 3922 N. O. Cotton Open Hlfjh Low 1:30 THE NEW YORK TIMES — "There is every' reason to believe that if this ransom had not been paid . . . the three-month's pTi£onment which had been tnipos- eri on (hem the airmen as an alternative to redemption by ransom, would have been dragged out interminably while the young men themselves were subjected to physical and mental torture for the Majr May July Oct 4228 4218 4171 3935 4246 4212 4242 4223 4198 4223 4173 4150 3935 3903 3S26 purpose of obtaining from them 'confessions' of criminal intention." fllE WASHINGTON POST "The government of the Unllrrt States has weakly made Itself nil v accesory of fuiur* crimes, and by Iti weakness has permitted blackmail to win a cheap and easy triumph." THE BALTIMORE SUN — "If anyone has thought of any practical, way for procuring freedom for these Americans other than paying the blackmail demanded, he has kept his Idea to himself." THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE — , "More isolationism would result • In fewer annoyances of the sort with which Budapest has just acquainted us." THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS —". . . We think majority opinion 1n this country since the 'conviction' has favored the government's course. . . . But as we ransom these men, let us make up our minds to fet our revenge some day some way." THE ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEM' OCRAT—"The nation that once Mia through Teddy Roosevelt, '•peat softly but carry a big stick," apparently is Impotent." THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, published dally In Boston—". . . The United States should forthwith make claim on the Hungarian and Russian governments for.' c«sh Indemnities. . . . This seem to be only for the rec- but fi record is being written on which there must some day be Judgment." THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE — "The United States Rnvernment has done the rijht thing. . . There was nothing dishonorable in doing the expedient thin* ... . at the moment In order to (ret the four airmen out of Hungarian hands and free fi out p*i 11." THE SAN FRANCISCO NEWS — ThlB blackmail should-not be paid. . . . Whether our government or private citizens pay the ransom it'll still be the U. S. knuckllnt? under." THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS—". . . Pay the ransom now, be ready to crack down on this whole International racket once these four airmen are rescued." OKLAHOMA CITY DAILY OKLAHOMAN — "The government should crack down and seize every dollar's worth of Hungarian property that can be found in the United States." U.S. Produces, Spends, Saves 'More' in 1951 WASHINGTON O-P)—Th« American people produced more and spent more this year than In any other year in history and the new records probably will be broken in 1952, Secretary of Labor Tobin reported last night. In a year-end report .Tobtn also Americans wed more In IflSl than ever before—$8 but of every $ICO as compared with $5 out of every $100 in 1950. Total output of goods and Mr- vices this year was nearly 10 per cent, more than In 1950, Toblli said and at least, five per cent higher than the peak year of 1944, Tobin also said employment reached art all-time high of 62,600,000 in Au gust. Soybeans Jan Mch May July sol 7 ; 300'i 2B9H 296 599 296' 293 301=1 300 asS'-i 295? New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. quotations; A T and T 155 1- Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper . Chrysler Beth Steel Coca-Cola . Oen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Hit Harvester J. C. Penney Republic Sieel .,.. Radio Socony Vacuum . .. Studebaker Standard of N J .... Texas Corp Sears V S Steel MX European Nations Meet To Plan Army PARIS (fi —I/eiders of alx European countries meet here today to evlse a plan for pooling their mll- tary strength Into i single, one- uniform Continent*! Army. They hav« i«ver»l points, of dli greement on which compromises must be worked out. The best guess was that they would be successful on a comprom- se agreement to create a hl(h commissioner Job that would make one man t sort of European Defense Minister. His Job would be to recruit a European Army of 43 divisions in the next three years. France and Italy would provide 12 divisions each. Germany's pro posed 14 division! ind the fiv from the Benelux countries—Bel glum, The Netherlands and Lux eipbourg-—would be strlppcd-dow versions of not mor« than 13,00 men each. Arkantat N«w§ BrWi— Kiwanis Hears Activity Report Arthur a. Harrison, retiring president of the Blytheville Kiw»nU Club, read the club's achievement report for the year 1951 at the weekly meeting of the club In Hotel Noble yesterday noon, After reading the report, Mr. Harrison turned the presidency over to Dr. Milton Webb. Edsel Harber was inducted new member at yesterday's meeting. Perry Barber was a gUett »t tht meeting. 61 150 560 652 1-1 103 58 51 3-6 67 18 1-4 . 35 1-8 68 1-4 . 42 . 23 3-8 . 33 7-8 . 33 7-8 . 71 3-4 . 55 5-8 . 55 1-1 . 40 1-8 Obituary State's Coal Miners 'Jump Gun' on Strike By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT SMITH — 8eb«stlan County oo»l miners reportedly "Jumped the gun** yesterday m calling • "five-daj memorial" for the 118 victims of the West Frankfort, lit. mine disaster. Two mines in the Sebastian Field M Excelsior. Ark., south of Fort, Smith, were idle yesterday. Simeon A. Bramlett, Arkamas- Oklahoma Coal Operators Association commissioner, said last night that UMW district 21 President Dave Fowler said no memorial stoppage had been ordered by the UMW. HUM 4191 Rites Conducted For James Cole Services for James Madison Cole. 86, were to be conducted this afternoon at 3 o'clock at HolL Funeral Home Chapel wllh the Rev. O. T. Owens officiating. Mr. Cole had made his home with a daughter. Mrs, E. E. Moore of Hlghtower community, in recent years. He had been a Mississippi Sou. Pac 50 7-8 /ekes Goes to Hospital WASHINGTON (AP) — HlMId L. Ickes, self-styled curmudgeon who was secretary of the Interior from 1833 to 1946, is » (Mtlent In » local hospital suffering from what his wife described as "a mighty painful nerve root condition. Pope.Has Jail Message VATICAN OITY (/PI—Pope Plus XII will broadcast a message to prisxmers In the Jails of the world on Sunday at 2:45 a.m., C.S.T. Livestock CHICAGO (IP}— USDA — Hogs 23.000; receipts at leist 2.000 larger than early estimate and the run largest for a Thursday since Jin. 1941; genera! market unevenly 78 cents to 1.00 lower on both butchers and sows; extremes off more compared with Wednesday's best prices, particularly on heavier butchers: mo6t sales 110-220 Ib barrows »nd gilts 18.50-10.00; latter price freely paid by order buyers for 180-210 Ib: 320-270 Ib 17.40-18.50; 280-310 Ib n.00-35; so-vs WO Ib and down 15.00-16.50; 400-500 Ib 14.25- IS.Si; occasional heavier sows below 14.00. Cattle 7,000; calves 200: yearling Steers and heifer* fairly active early but trade slowed later on al steers And heifers; light steers around 1.050 Ib dovoi and heifers steady to 50 cents, lower; steers weighing around 1.100 Ib up weak to 75 cents lower, generally 50 cents off: cows and bulls scarce j active, steady to 25 cents higher vealers steady to 1.00 higher fo two days; load high-prime 1.050 It steers 38.50; bulk choice and prim 1 steers and yearlings 53.15-37.50. Famed 'Babysitter Case' Closes As Three Girls Draw Sentences LYNN. Mass. W> — The famous Nahant babysitting cue was marked "closed" today with the three school girl principals under court sentence for the theft of »L8,000 CEASE-FIRE Deaths Rites for J. D. Brooks To Be Held Tomorrow Services for J. D. Brooks, 55. who died in Little Rock Dec. 21. will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow at TrueMght Baptist Church by Rev. Jeff Hawkins and Rev. M. Freeman. Burial _ will be In Evadale Cemetery with Korne Funeral Home In charge. He is survived by his wife, Ada Brooks of Blytheville; a son, Harold Lee Brooks of Blytheville; two daughters, Rozclle Davis and Carrie Gooden, both of Blytheville; and a brother, George Brooks of Columbia, Miss. Rice bran, a by-product In milling rice, yields an oil of high nual ity. It Is the only oil, except olivi oil, that will mix with alcohol. (Continued from Page 1) the end of the month. The agreement provided that af- cr 30 days, each side would be abl« keep any gains It made and held until an armistice. , Door Open (or Offensive That might seem to throw the rtcor wide open for an offensive. But that door has been half open- and there has been no serious fighting in the past month. It became pretty obvious aboul Dec. 15 that with all the good will n the world-which was lacking- there wasn't going to be any signed sealed and delivered armistice by Dec. 27. That made It seem practlcalli certain-baring a formal extension of Ihe trial period-thai, subject on ly to the fortunes of war. either sid could keep any gains it made. No Attacks Came But even with this opportunity neither tho Communist* nor th United Nations launched any bi attacks. All during this time the war li the air was going full blast, r»gln hotter than ever with almost dall Jet battles and extra heavy U.r- bombing attacks, averaging TO rom the home of a doctor. Roberta McCauley, 15, the babj liter, and one of her two com lanion*, Marilyn Curry, 18, wer ijaced under the Jurisdiction of th Youth Service Board, a state ngen y which handles rehabilitation uvenile offenders. Eileen Jeffrey. 17, the rfther he trio, was placed on probatio two years with the condltio hat she spend one year at t] House of the Good Shephard, ope ated by Catholic sisters-(or the r habitation of girls and women all creeds. The girls were accused of stea ing S18.000 from Dr. Albert Co ner for whose baby Roberta w a sitter. They went to New Yo with the money ,the girls adml ted. and spent ta.OOO of It on go clothes and entertainment. T were .fleeced out of the rest three men they met at a Tim Square cocktail lounge. Covner, apparently upset by t furor caiised by the theft of money, committed suicide several weeks after the girls' spree. mnty farmer since 1919, He leaves one son, Otis Cole of ytheville: three daughters, Mrs. oore. Mrs, Jim Ofr of Lepanto, id Mrs. Freeman Holt of Blytllille: three brothers, Logan Cole Sharon, Tenn., Grover Cole of rucelon, Term., nnd Mark Cole of imrlen; and two sislers, Mrs. Mary otvler of Crmden and Mrs. Fannie 'right of Sharon. Burial will be 111 Sandy Hldf;e emetcry with Holt Funeral Home i charge. . Ellen King )ies in Hospital Mrs. Ellen King, 1600 Main Street, led thiA morning Rt Walt* Hospital oltowlng ft two-weelu Ulnea, She •as 75. Wife Of John King, who died 25 cars ago, Mrt. King had made her iome with her «on, Fletcher King. She was a member of First BAp- ist Church here. Besides h«r fcon, the IcavM a. laughter. Mrs, L. D. Hurley of Van Dyke, Mich. Funeral arrangements are ln- omplcte, Cobb Funeral Home is In ;harge. Htndrix Gets Grant •CONWAY — HcAdrlx College will receive a &300,00 grant—provided It can match the sum, dollar for dollar, ' Matt L. Ellis, president of the college, yesterday announced the grnnt from the General Education Board of New York and .said It was "considerably liberal." 'Holt Quarters' Leased LITTLE ROOK — Friends o f former Attorney General Jack Holt have acquired an option on the Capitol Hot-el's mezzanine floor, the "good luck headquarters" for Arkansas gubernatorial candidates. But, the Arkansas Gazette said today, Holt has not given his supporters a definite answer whether he will seek public olfice next summer. Gr'rJ I ninnies Sought LJTTLE ROCK — Authorities today Were looking for five of eight Inmates who broke the honor system and escaped from the Arkansas Training School for Olrls at nearby ColIegeviHe. School Supt. Maxtne CogbiU said the girls, who were not under guard, "cvalkfid off" yesterday after eating a turkey dinner. FLIERS (Continued from Page 1) money and more people — either members of th« armed lorcts, diplomats or private citizen*. Tills danger is seen a* most likely to materialize if the Communists decide they have hit upon & way of getting money out of the U. S. "The Positive Side" On the positive side of the decision to pay the $30,000 fine assessed against each of the four, officials said there werft these consider a tions: Payment appeared to be the only way open to assure the prompt release and therefore tha safety of the airmen. Courts behind the iron cuitaln can raise a* well && lower sentences already imposed. The decision can be used by the U. S. and Its friends In Europe as proof of American patience and restraint in dealing with Communist provocation. This, is considered important because & large segment of population In Western Europe is reportedly fearful of rash Washington action which might cause Radio License Reassigned WASHINGTON— The Communications Commission yesterday approved assignment of the license for KDRS, Paragould, Ark., by Progress Broadcasting Co., to Dally Press Inc.. for $55,000. State Death Toll: 7 . LITTLE ROCK — Traffic mli- haps In Arkansas since Monday have claimed eight lives. The latest victim wn.s 60-year- old Mary Morris of West Memphis, who was injured fatally hi the crash of two automobiles near that city Wednesday night. The death of James Powers, 15-year-old Little Rock High School student, late Wednesday brought Arkansas' fatality toll for this week to seven. State police said the car In which Powers and Gerry Dlllaha, 20, were riding crashed Into n bridge abutment West of Little Rock on Highway 10. Lillaha was Injured critically. A drowning victim who apparently ret! into the Arkansas river Tuesday wns Identified by North Little Rock police Wednesday. He was Harry Abrams of North Uttlc Rock fin Inmate at the Pulaskl County penal farm- JANUARY WHITE SALE .Sheets, Towels, Domestics, All Cut-Priced Booneville Banker Dies BOONEVILLE — Charles X. Williams »el! known West Arkansas banker died here yesterday efter a heart attack. He was 72. The soil of Travancore, southern Indian state. Is highly fertile. Deputy Circuit Court Clerk Here Resigns Mrs. Grndy Magee has resigned ; as deputy circuit court clerk and will be replaced the first of the ! year by Miss Lavcrne Ball. Circuit i Clerk Harvey morning. Mrs. Mnrer ^"^ been clerk for t^o years. Morris said this | deputy] sortie* a day. This was the TJ.N. way of twisting the Ccmmuntat arm for a quick armistice. But on the ground front there were only harassing artillery fire, I dashes by roving patrols, U.N. prisoner raids and Communist probes. That Is one reason why it appears that neither side plans any large scale offensive Immediately. ^Canada's Atom Plant Looks 'Calm r tailor's Note: This Is the second In a series of four stortes on Canada's atomic energy project »nd Us possible Importance In relation to American development*.) Bj- FRANK CARET (AT Science Reporter) CHAUC RIVER, Ont. W>-If It rrere not for Its isolation—and the armed guards and high steel fence around It—you might mistake Canada's atomic, project (or tome everyday Industry manufacturing anything from chocolates to babies' rompers. Situated in a picturesque spot along the Ottawa river tn northwestern Ontario, the plant consists of 100 buildings spread over 800 of a total ol 10,000 forested acres. The extra acreage Is for secrecy. Building Is Prosaic A square, 100-foot high stone building which houses the "heart 1 of the dominion's project Is prosaic enough externaUy. And the deviw within that twild- ng for producing atomic energy has roughly the outside appearance of a vat for making beer or benzene. But that device, » to-called "heavy water** reactor or fumice, Is unique among all kncrwn Itomle furnaces In the world. The closed v»t-llke structure enclosing this reactor Is about 35 feet high and across. It Is built In the center of a room 200 feet long, 100 wide. 100 high. No Sound Ii Hetre! You hear no sound from th« re«e- tqr. But within It: "Billions of neutrons—atomic- bullets—are flying around at spmi« up to 10,000 miles a second. The radioactivity generated U equal to that producible by "tons" of radium. Each second sixty trillion neutrons passed through «n area roughly equivalent to that covered by a flvE-ctnt coin. 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