The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1951 · Page 1
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI TOC. 3BLYH—MO. 239 BlythevWc Courier Blytheville DaHjr Newt Mtelatlppl Valley Leader Blytheville Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1951 EIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FITS Happy New Year? Troufo/edWor/dtoRmg Out Old Year Tonight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A troubled world greets 1952 tonight with hopes and prayers that it truly will be a "Happy New Year" for everyone of its 366 days—and not. just tomorrow. Throughout the world there will be merry celebrations to "ring in the new, ring out the old." But for mnny, the observance will be one of prayer at traditional church ceremonies. UN Accuses Reds of Planning War While 'Talking Truce Infant 1952 will inherit the cold and hot war cares of old 1951. and its leap-year calendar will have a few added events of its own/particularly the united Stales presidential election. DOG SLED TEAM MAKES APPEARANCE IN —AP Wlrephoto DETRWT-'-S'-irjiTisc-d Detroiters looked twice wllh raises the Samoyeds as a hobby. He said the dogs unbelieving eyes as they saw Leonard Chouinard, of are not disturbed by auto horns and city noises. De- Detroit, mushing through the city's snowbound streets troit is still digging out following the recent heavy with his team of Samoyed work dogs. Chouinard snowfall. Bad Weather Hinders Search For Lost Plane West Point Cadets On Flight; Nation Has Grim Weekend PITTSBURGH (AP) — Murky weather hindered a land-air-water search today for a missing transport plane with 40Vccupants which disappeared Saturday without a trace. The twin-engined C-46, owned by Continental Charters, Inc. of Miami, left Pittsbureh Saturday night on a non-scheduled flight to Buffalo irith seven crew members Arkansas 'Summer' Hears End •nd K psssengeri. T*w ship, purchased from the government about six months ago, ha';} » thiw hour gasoline supply foe, om» hour. ROCK (fP) — Summer-like temperatures covered most of Arkansas today. The U. S. Weather Bureau here says the warm weather will end tomorrow, though. The temperature hit the 80-dcgree mark at Texarkana yesterday, the hottest point in the state. And, at Little Rock, a new record was set for Dec. 30. The mercury shot up to the T7 mark. The previous high for that date was 71 degrees, on Dec. 30, 1947. The Weather Bureau does not keep comparative records for other cities in Arkansas. A f orecas ter said a cold front wa s moving toward Ar kansas and would hit the northwest section tomorrow night. Temperatures in that region are expected to dip below the freezing mark .Other sections of the state also will feel the cool weather then, v New Yorkers will welcome the New Year tonight at theaters, cabarets and Times Square where tens of thousands mtis.s annually to cheer at the stroke of midnight. Others will usher in 1952 at the city's churches. Prices at many night clubs have been boosted for tonight's celebration with a S27.50-per-person, charge at the Hotel Pier-re's Cotillion Roon' topping the New York list. Weather Retards New Year's Carnage; Death Comes Tonight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Weather apparently was holding down the New Year's week end carnage. But death's big night—New Year's Eve—was still to come. iw our iTii^-taip expected to Jake r. / ».», 1 -.'_,' 19 Cadet* on Transport IWOBNUC, -Ariz, (ifi .t-;Nineteen oadeU from the'U.S. Military Aca- dMny at West Point were among the 36 persons on a. military tjans- poc* plane missing-18 hours alter wdiolng for landing instructions. Bad weather throughout Arizona today hampered-the search for the big C-47 plane and an F-51 fighter plane which also has been missing •inn yesterday afternoon. Church Opens Chapel Mission Status Ends; Congregation Elects New Officers » An Associated Press count from 6 p.m. local time Friday showed 236 persons lost their lives in ae- c ^?-H^i H..iucjuded^l57 in mishap^ on the highways and'' streets, 34' hi fires and 45 in a variety of acci- t raffle accident totaj was In Philadelphia, the new year wil be welcomed with the glittering an nual sp ect acle of 15,000 ga yly costumed Mummers on parade. Tomorrow the spotlight will tun i the annual "bowl" footba! games between the nation's* to college teams. t At Cuxhaven, Germany, hundred of Germans are planning a New Year's Eve invasion of the stii! forbidden island of Heligoland t light fires of triumph celebratin the British decisipn to stop usin Heligoland as a bombing target. fx r*^k dws 952 PS k- f ~* •*- m ibdued for Christmas, there were ipccted to be revels for the new ear. But the merriment will be temp•ed by the hopes for peace. Sellers In Korea will pray that 1952 ill bring the truce that the las alf of the old year only promised inside Today's Courier News . , , Society. . . Oseeola News . . . Pace 2. . , . Arkansas News Briefs. . . Pa»e 3. . '. . Sporis. . . 450,000 expected to watch tomorrow's bowl brawlft . . . J-aje 5. . . . Rampaging Negro dies from gunshot wounds. . . Markets. . . Page 8. Toe Would Squirm Out of POW Issue/ Allied Officers Say By DON HliTH MUNSAN, Korea (AP)— In final Korean truce talks of 1951, the United Nations today accused the Reds of planning war while negotiating a truce and of trying to squirm out of an agreement to tell what happened to more than 50,000 unaccounted for prisoners of war. Treachery May Follow Any Peace in Korea, Sec. Acheson Warns NEW YORK '(AP)—Any peace in Korea may be followed by some new "Communist treachery" there, Seccr- tary of State Acheson says, or be offset by n major Red aggression in Southeast Asia or other border area. That prospect was held out by* he Secretary last night in a yearend foreign policy summary and lew year forecast in which lie told he nation that this is no time "to et down at all in vigilance, purpose and effort." "It is hard to say that any one year ts more critical than another." Acheson told a meeting of Jewish War Veterans, "but it seems to me certain that we will have it in our power in 1952 to take action, 68 Persons 'Missing' By The Associated Press The disappearance of three planes •with &8 persona aboard"'yesterday jmd Saturday gave the nation one of its grimmest aviation week ends. At the same time, a search continued for another craft lost with eight men. In addition, a fifth airplane limped 300 miles into San Francisco after it reported engine trouble on •^ a flight from Honolulu. ''^- Forty persons were aboard a nonscheduled C-46 transport which disappeared Saturday night on a Pitt-s- burgh-to-Buffalo flight. The plane, belonging to Continental Charters, Inc., became the object of a wide land-water-air search over IU route and the Great Lakes. An Air Force C-47, with 27 aboard, has not been heard from since yesterday afternoon when it See PLANE on rage 8 Blytheville has a new church to-' day. In services yesterday afternoon, the First Baptist Church's Chapel Mission on Lilly Street became Trinity Baptist Church. Heretofore, worshippers at the Chapel Mission officially had been members of First Baptist church, propel^, had been owned by the parent," church and First Baptist officials governed the mission. But yesterday a Church Council adopted a covenant and Articles pj Faith organizing the. mission into Trinity Baptist Church and 130 members of First Baptist Church transferred their membership to Trinity. V. D. Overman presented the organizational resolution. Deed to "the property was presented to the new church by Raymond Zachary, chairman of a First Bap- list Church committee which governed the Mission and first Sunday School Superintendent of the Chapel, acting in behalf ot First Baptist Church. Officers Elected The fallowing church officers dents, The unning well below the 350 predicted fop the 102-hour period by the National Safety Council. Council ipokesmen said snow and ice conditions in widespread sections prob- ibly were a factor because they tield down the volume of traffic and slowed down the driving. The traffic toll for the Christmas week cud was 304. The toll by states, traffic, fires and miscellaneous listed in that order included: • ,.' Arkansas 2 0 4*. California 16 1 2; Illinois 651; Kansas 603; Kentucky 200; Louisiana 003- Mississippi 020; Missouri 7 4 3;'ok!a- homa 400; Tennessee 510; Texas Other celebrations will be held throughout the worjd. The .British will Jam' London's "Piccadilly cir- ens. The French will flock to tlieir all-night parties, the traditional "reveillons." Even behind the Iron Curtain, 1 5. Weather Arkansas forecast: Mostly cloudy and continued mild this afternoon "COI.DKR and tonight.' Scattered showers aud turning considerably colder Tuesday. j Missouri forecast: Mostly cloudy, windy and unseasonably warm today and most of tonight with cold wave entering northwest portion late tonight and spreading over remainder of state Tuesday and Tuesday night; snow flurries north Tuesday; high today GO-65 north, 70-75 south, low tonight 15 northwest to 60-65 southeast. Minimum th'is morning—61. Maximum yesterday—75. Minimum Sunday morning—53. Maximum Saturday—6X Sunset today—4:58. Sunrise tomorrow—7:07. Precipitation 46 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. were then elected by the new congregation: the Rev. David McPeake, pastor: F. L. Wicker, church treasurer; Miss Edna Overman, church clerk: V. D. Overman, financial secretary; C. S. Webb, E. C. Thompson, Marvin Kenwright, Carlton James, Herman Adair and Mr. Wicker, deacons; Mr. Thompson Mr. Kenwright, and Mr. Webb stccs; Rex Love!!, Sunday Schoo superintendent: Gene Pierce, Training Union Director; Mrs. ft. W Wooten, president of Woman's Missionary Union: and Mr. Wicker Brotherhood president. The'Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor o First. Baptist Church here, servec as mfderntor of the Church Coun cil made up of Baptist minister and deacons from Mississippi Coun ty churches. A devotional service was led by the Rev. D. B. Bledsoe. pastor of Wilson's First Baptist Church and former' pastor of the Chapel Mission. Manslaughter Charge Filed A charge of Involuntary man- ilaughter has been filed against Elmer Mitts, 22, of Monette, In connection with the traffic death last Oct. 3 of Mrs. B. w. Pierce of' Leachville. The charge was filed this morn- ng by Deputy Prosecuting Attor- icy Arthur S. Hnrrison but a hear- ng date has not been set. Mrs. Pierce was killed when the car in which she and her husband. Ihe Rev. B. \V. Pierce, pastor of the Leachville Baptist Church, was riding crashed head-on with a trailer truck driven by Mitts on Highway 18 a mile and a half west of Blytheville. Negro Infant Dies in Blaze Child Killed as Home In Oseeola U Razed OSCEOLA—An elght-months-old Negro infant identified ELS James Nails, Jr., was burned to death when a two-room house was destroyed following an oil heater explosion Saturday. Fire Chief Bill Walters blamed the fire on the exploding oil stove The child's mother, Ruthie Lee Nails was in the yard talking to R neighbor when she saw the fire start. Chief Walters said attempts were made to rescue the child, but that the flames swept over the house too swiftly. Garcia Named County Jailer Sheriff William Bcrryrnan this morning named Thomas Garcia as county jailer for North Mississippi County to succeed w. C, Harbour who resigned recently. Mr. Garcia formerly was connected with the United States Border Patrol office here. 2 Face Burglary, Larceny Trial James O'Bannon and Euclean Fan-Is waived preliminary hearing in Municipal Court this morning on charges of burglary and gand larceny. They were ordered held to await Circuit Court action with bonds set at $1.000 each. The two men are Charged with entering Johns' Whiskey Store on South Division Street Christmas night. In other action, a charge of failure to give proper hand signal was dismissed against Ray B. Graham. to withhold action, which will have a decisive effect upon the cause of peace." Great Decisions A walled _ The great decisions to be made in the defense of Western Europe, Acheson said, concern a new Atlantic Alliance mobilization schedule, the making ,of a peace contract with West Germany, and the organization ol Western European forces to include German units. He predicted action on all these in the first months qf -1952. - Danger ; Bpols Listed In addition, he listed outside the European , ar^a^ iiye danger spots beginning with 'kbrea and requiring constant-' "vigilance" in the nev. year. = The critical ulher points listed were Indochina, Burma, Egypt and Iran. 1. KOREA—Even If an armistice signed, he said, "we shall have o remain on guard against a re uewal of Communist treachery. Furthermore there will remain th economic task of rebuilding th land and the political task unifying the country "on a basi that provides a decent chance fo the Koreans to live as free men, 2. INDOCHINA—during 1951 th in Indochln by the Join efforts ol the French Army am antl-Communist native people pli American aid. However, there ar "dangerous signs" of further Com munist aggression there. 3. BURMA—Here, too, there ax gns of further trouble from Re aggression, requiring the Unite States to be on guard. 4. EGYPT—The crisis over th defense of the Suez Canal, broug! on by differences between Egypt I and Britain, over the presence of British troops along the waterway, creates one of the two danger spots In the Middle East. * 5. IRAN—This is the other Middle East danger spot and'like the Suez crisis offers, in Acheson's vinw. "dangerous opportunities for exploitation by the Kremlin." Against these uncertainties and potential perils of the new year, Acheson pictured the past yenr as one in which great progress was made in unifying and strengthening the free nations, especially In the North Atlantic area. And he declared "there are grounds for confidence, but there are no grounds for complacency." Negro Woman Reported To fie 707 Years Old Dies at Luxor a Home A Negro woman reported to be 107 years old died at her home in Luxora Saturday. Services for the woman, Annie Fly, were conducted this morn- ng at the Zion Chapel in Luxorn. Born somewhere in Tennessee, he aged woman had lived in Luxora for more than half a century. She leaves one daughter, Emma Lee .Newsom of Lnxorn, with whom she made her home. Rev. I. H. Harvey officiated, at the services and burial was in a Lu.xrn cemetery with Krne Funeral Hme In charge. Communist threat "has been contained' Subcommittees wound up the year still deadlocked on the Issues of policing an nrmUtlce and exchanging prisoners of war. Both groups scheduled meetings in Pan- mmijom for 11 n.m. Tuesday—New Year's Day, 8 p.m. Monday, Blytheville time. "Clear Notice" Served By your assumed attitude of a victor and your insistence on developing a military nir capability tobr- f iel d.s > you have ser ved clear no - tice to the world that wlmt you have In mind Is not pence but war," said a U.N. negotiator. "You have cast an ominous shadow over these negotiations . . . ." Rear Adm. R. E, Libby said the Communists refused to provide data of prisoners the U.N. says were not listed on Ihe official Red roster Tin til the Allies supply further Information ' on prisoners in U.N. camps. Most of the 50,000 the U.N. claims were listed as prisoners by the Reds in official radio broadcasts were South Kon-nns. Reds Insist "That's Alt" The Communists Insisted Monday that they already had turned over all basic data ou war prisoners and only "minutiae" was left. Libby declared it \vns not "minutiae" but "a grave matter." The Allied negotiator said North Korean MaJ. Gen. Lee Sand Cho promised Dec. 19 to furnish the requested information. Libby saiH he considered it a definite commitment. Going Through the Motions An official U.N. spokesman, Brig. Gen. William P. Nuckols said it appeared to him that the Reds Red Troops Cling Stubbornly to Hill Post Lost by UN Allied Troops, Tanks, Planes Fail to Move Enemy from Position SEOUL. Korea (API -Communist troops clung stubbornly to an Allied hill position on the Western Front today in the face of a U N. now in Its lourth . were "Just going through the mo- lions. They had nothing new to say. mplement Firm fere Is Sold Brogdon, Woodson Buy Agency from Young, Harrison B. F. Brogdon, .an employe of he Fanners' Bank and Trust Company for the past IB years, announced this morning that he and E. B. Wtiodson have purchased the Oliver farm implement agency here. Mr. Brogdon said he and Mr. Woodson will take over the agency tomorrow from Johnny Young and Ray Harrison. He said that the agency, which Is now located at 416 East Main, will he moved Lo 515 East Main, the building formerly occupied by Burnett Hudson Sales. Mr. Brogdon said he has resigned hl.5 position as assistant cashier at the bnnk and will operate the business. The firm, which sells all types o Oliver farming equipment, will sUl be known as the Farmers' Implement Company. Mr. Brogtlon said. . They appeared to be merely waiting counterattack day. The battle for the snow-covered position west or Korangpo wai hand-to-hand at times. In temperatures us low as 20 degrees below zero. U.N. forces were driven off th« hill Friday by a battalion of Chinese Reds supported by 10 tarui* or self-propelled heavy guns. . Due-In Reds "Hold" An Eighth Army briefing officer said Allied troops backed by four tanks and low-dying planes failed to knock the dug -in Reds o!f th« hill .In a week-end attack. U.N. forces moved out-agaln Monday. the Eighth Army communique said, but a new snow storm curtailed aerial operations. , Four UN Points Hit Tile Reds hit Allied lines at four points In the same general are* near midnight Sunday, the Eighth Army said. The largest attack for instrup^ipiis from higher up by a Communist company All wen Airfields Remain Block The question of whether the Communists should be allowed to con- Lrfcct military airfields In North <orea during an armistice la th.e riiicipM stumbling block to agree- ient on I nice .-supervision ^- Item Three on the armistice talks agen-. da. W. L. Oofes /s Dead MEMPHIS, Tcnn. fAP)_William Lucian Oates, well known in the cotton trade here, died yesterday at a hospital. He was 73. The Command insists thnt as patrols moved between tne IJnei. Aerial Activity Limited Cloudy skies limited aerial activity, but one Communist MIG-15 Jet was damaged in a battle between 16 MIGs and eight U, S. F-80 Shooting Star Jets over. Northwest Korea. All the slower' Shooting Stars returned safely, the Fifth Atr Force said. F-S8 Sabre jets sighted 110 MIGrt in a sweep over "MIG Alley" dur- Mean temperature (midway be..... high ntid 1o\O— 68. Normal mpan temperature for [ morrow, December—41,9. This Date Last Year Minimum this morning—28. Maximum yesterday—43. Precipitation January i to this dftt*»59.8«. State Trooper Takes New Job Slate" Trooper Clyde Barker, who has been stationed in Blytheville since February, 1950, will take an j indefinite ICAVC of absence from j Arkansas Stale Police effective to- Mr. Barker -said yesterday he has accepted a Job with Ihe state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission and that he will work in Mississippi, Criltenden, Polnsett, Cralghead and Greene Counties. Florida Governor Aims Verbal Blast At NAACP Official, Burning Cross MIAMI. Fla. {IPt —A verbal blast -silently refused to take any steps by Gov. Puller Warren at Walter I to uphold law and order in con- Wliite, executive secretary of llie national Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the burning ol a Id-foot cross at a Ku Klux Klan meeting marked Florida's week end. Warren said White "has come to Florida to try to stir up strife" and continued: "This hired Harlem hale-monger has poused purchased wrath upon Florida because one of Its good colored citizens was murdered by a rowaidJy awa-ssln, 1 White. In the state to attend the funeral of Harry T, Moore, Florida secrelary of the NAACP who was killed Christmas night when a bomb exploded under his home at Mims, said earlier the Governor has con-1 and Jewish centers in Mi&mL nection with recent Miami bombings and the shooting of Negroes charged with rape in Lake County. Warren's statement said "everything possible Is being done to apprehend the killer, 11 Robed nnd hooded Klanimen held meetini? at Woodville, near the Male capital city of Tallaha-viee Saturday night and burner! a 13-foot firry cross. Florida Grand Dragon Bill Hendrix of Tallahassee and Grand Dra- KOU Tom Hamilton ot Koutli Carolina attended. Hcndrix said the Ktan had nothing to rto with Moore's death and added Ihe Klan is guiltless o( bombings and plant- Ing explosives at Negro, Catholic Fire Truck, Car Collide Here No one was Injured In a traffic accident at Main and Division Streets this morning involving a Blytheville lire truck and a car driven by Mrs. Hugh Short. The fire truck, en route to a grass fire In the rear of Builders' Supply Company on South Division Street, skidded on the wet pavement as It attempted to slow to execute a turn off Main Street on to Division Street. The rear end of Ihe lire truck smashed the left front and rear fenders of the car which had stopped to allow the fire truck to pass. The truck xvas slightly damaged. Desk Sergeant Dick Burns was the driver of the lire truck. Efowah Man Hurt- As Car Hits Tree OSCEOLA—Charles Wildy, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Ed Wildy of EU>wah. suffered head and chest injuries when his car left Highway 40 near here early Saturday night' nml crashed into n tree. He was taken to Baptist Hospital In Memphis, where he was reported in fair condition this morning. The sheriff's office here said It was believed the car skidded on a wet spot on the pavement. The car was heavily damaged. He had been scheduled to return today to Camp Chaffee. where he is stationed with the Army. .he building or repairing air bases. The Reds replied Monday that the Al- .Ics have a "high pitched imagina- :ion" on the airfields threat. Turner Has Statement Maj. Oen, Howard M. Turner, U.N. delegate, told the Reds he believed they want "to develop a military capability during an armistice which can be employed quickly and effectively, especially against those who might have been lulled Into a fnlse seme of security by the mere existence of an armistice." North Korean Col. Chuang Chun San replied thnt "any further concessions by us would make us give up the right to defend our Integrity and sovereignty. That is Impossible." Dala (o He Ready Wednesday The U.N. subcommittee on prisoner exchange told the Reds Monday data would he ready by Wednesday on more than 15,000 names the Communists say failed to appear on the Allied prisoner roster. The negotiators said lists showing! Half Moon Man Held for Forgery Donald Leo Copeland, 24, of Half Moon, is being held fn the county jail here today on suspicion of forgery. Copeland was arrested Saturday by Deputy Sheriff Holland Aiken and State Trooper Clyde Barker, who said he unsuccessfully attempted to cash a forged check. Deputy Aiken said Copeland attempted to cash a $25 check written against the account of John Maloncy to Joe Freeman, but Mr. Freeman notified officers and detained Copeland until officers arrived. The check was made out to Ray McCarthy, Deputy Aiken said. Many to Close the rank-and unit of 132,414 names| pOT NsW YfiOr's given the Reds Dec. 18 will be ready by Friday. Additional details on Red prisoners who died or escaped courrHoiue^f'ficeT are"'scheduled from Allied prison camps will be Retail merchants, banks, and available between Jan. 6 and B, the U.N. said. Gen, Matthew B. Ritig way's headquarters in To^yo said about 6,600 Communist war prisoners have died In prison camps. All deaths have | been reported to the International j Ignoring Parklnq Meter Red Crow, (he announcement said. l _r. . __ . i. ____ Tickets — 10 of Them — to be closed tomorrow, New Year's Day. Chamber of Conwnrece said New Year's is one of four days Blytheville merchants chose to close their places of btisiiu'ss. Be//s of New Year to Toll Death Of Americans' Penny Post Card WASHINGTON f/P) — The bells ion people who mail penny postals, which ring In the New Year to- Cards postmarked before midnight Chief Deputy County Court Clerk Resigns Mrs Opal Doyle has resinned as chief deputy county court clerk and Pclton Miles will become chief dtputy tomorrow, Mrs. Elizabeth Blylhe Parker, county court clerk announced this morning. Miss Miles has been in the county court clerk 1 * office at OsceoU. night a).so toll the passing o! an American institution — the penny poM card. At 12:01 a.m., Jan. 1, the price become. 1 ; two cents. The boost along wllli others In postal rates, Is aimed at producing 120 mUllon dollars a year more for the financially- frail Post Office Department. Tiiis is the second time since its birth In 181,1 that the post card ts being kicked up to two cents. It was that way for 20 months during World War I. returning to a penny in 1019. No T.elln Hike Planned A .similar thing happened to letter rales—from tw.o to three and back io two—but It was three cent. 1 ; again In 1932 and ever since. No letter increaFie Is planned this time The post office department, for the next 60 days, will take it easy through, of course, but later mcs return to the sender, if known, :f not known or if time is involved, :liey are delivered postage due. After SO days, all cards go back .o the sender, if known, OT to the dead letter office. 4 Billion Cards Used Nearly four billion penny postals were used this year, compared with 30 million in 1873. Other changes effccti\e tomor- r>w: Parcel past—Reduction In maximum weight and size of packages handled between any first class Costs Driver $10 Fine Ignoring tickets ror parking met. cr violations cost Arthur arachinl JS10 this naornine. j Parachini forfeited a SlO bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of failure to answer summons on 10 parking meter violations. Had he answered each ot the tickets. Parnchini would have got off for S5 in fines. doinest it pas t of f ices. 100 inches in combined length and girth to 73. *nd frorn TO pounds (o 30 and 20. depending on zones; also, a half-cent Increase lor third cla^s books and calaloss, s^eds. cuttings, See NEW YEAR on Page *

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