The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 12, 1952 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 12, 1952
Page 5
Start Free Trial

TOWDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1952 Jft Ac* Bnwt a Controversy— Force Defends Its Pilot Policy, Minimizes TAn V ». FIITH ' AIR FORCE ADQUARTERS. Korea (Jfi — Air Force spokesman today *def*mi*d the policy of keeping .'»li:j«t pilots—including aces—in ^Kor** unlU they have finished V'their normal tour of 100 combat , Th»l wu the Air Foro it«nd • on th< controversy that has raged ;»ince MaJ. George A. Davis. Jr., j was shot down Sunday. Davis had ! destroyed ]J MGI« and three Red 'bomber* in M missions. 5^ The ipoke«m»n s»!d Davis was i, a hero, but that statements that .ihe~ should have been.sent home were likely to make him a figure ; '0l controversy instead. r The first three American jet pi; loU to become aces in the Korean r war were returned to the CJ, S. : after their fifth kill. Five kills : make a pilot an ace. • .11. Lubboui, 'lex.. Mrs. Davis said her husband should have been sent home the same as the first three. Itemjuidi Change She said Davis recently her, "Things can't go on like they are. We so many planes and *o many men. The MJQs are so much better than the Snbrp.s that something must be done." Mrs. Davis, who is expecting her third child In May, said "If I could feel better about it.' But this Is a war -without reason. I would like to ask a full-scale Investigation of why he was left In Korea." In Wishiiigton, Rep. Mahon (D-Tex) said Air Force officers there had promised to look into ciicumslances surrounding Davis' death. The Fifth Air Force spokesman said policy requires (he completion of 100 missions in Korea, but that the first three aces were being sent, home to instruct other airmen being readied to Korean combat. 100-Mission Fighter MIG-Sabre Jet Battles "We don't send a ground soldier home when he kills to communist*," the spokesman said "Th» same principle applies to jet pilots." Davis became an ace about the same lime as two other pilots of the 4th Interceptor Wing. They are MaJ. George Crelghton ol Baton Rouge, La., and Lt. Col Winton W. Marshall ol Manhattan Beach, Calif. S»ys Air Force Lies Marshall since has completed hU 100 missions and returned to the U.S. Creighton has more than 70 missions, and is still flying in Korea. "I have heard some mention over here that some of his fellow pilots say he wanted to remain in Korea," the spokesman said. "I think he wanted to become a group commander after he had a little more experience." Mrs. Davis said a statement by an Air Force public Information officer that Crelghton. Marshall and her husband did not want to come home after bagging their filth MIG was "an outright lie." '•I had a letter from G. A. after that and he said the decision rested with the Air Force, He expected to be home for Christmas after he had shot down his fiftli plane and he knew he would get to come home after he'd shot down the others," she said. The spokesman said Lt. Gen Frank Everest, Fifth Air Force commander, cancelled a press conference scheduled today by members of Davis 1 wing. He reported Everest thought the pilots were giving undue emphasis to the battles between Allied and Communist jets. "In reality," the snckesman said, "the MIG'battles are not as Important n part of our mission as the strikes of the flghter- bombers at targets in North Korea." Ambassador to the Vatican? Truman's Plan Stirs Storm of Opposition This Is the tecond of a series of stories on church-state relationships in the United States. J C- By GEORGE CORNEIA '; NEW YORK <AP)~Controversy is crackling around President Tru-^ man's plan io send an ambassador P'to the Vatican. , The move, yet to be put before "the Senate for confirmation, ha* ;. stirred up » itorm of Protestant opposition—and Inter-church friction. Most major denominations In •-ithe country have entered Into the ^dispute.. Roman catholic writers '-^defend the action; Frot«tants de- iri" Little itacu of pamphlets ergu- felng the question have appeared on Jjtabto. and In the churches and ^'JBund»y athooln across the land. ; 5 ,Lectur«« and protMt niife, on the V^iubjeet »r« «ommon. f,^ "Thf »mi*k»b]e thing," jald Dr. -/-Franklin dark Fry, "has been the •;;]*pont»n«otu »nd unanimous way in ).--which ProtestanU «verywhere have iifpppoeed thl« unfortunate step." •v» Dr. Fry, president of the United V'Lutrwmn C3hurch In America, ""head* * clx-man eommittet to co- ordina«« opposltton among th* 33 (JenoBitnatlotu of the National Council of ChwohM of Christ in the B. 8. A. Thr«kt to PttaklplM : "A» ChrtotUn. ana u American. Pf; we rapxdiai* prejudlot agtlnit Roman Catholic* *nd dtplbre rellgi- j.ouj diMeneten," th« council said. jbut th« ls«ue wa» "ihrust upon ui" Tuesday Bargain Nile All Tickets 15c "Return of Jesse James" James treiand Ann Dvorak WED.-THURS. 'CAVALRY SCOUT" In Color Rod Cameron Audrey Long NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Ccnlcr" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Sun. Phon* 58 Tuesday "Fugitive Lady" Janis Pag* • Tony Curti» WED.-THURS. "THE PEOPLE AGAINST O'HARA" Spencer Tracy Diana I.vnn and is »."threat to basic American principles." *In less restrained quarters, the move has been the basts of broad attacks on Catholicism. Here are Just > few ot the arguments, «s advanced by various Catholic and Protestant spokesmen: 1. Against—It would show reli- giouj preference, and give the Homan Catholic church a special status with the U. S. government. Tor—No preierence is Involved It would simply facilitate relations with a unique church establishment the only one which desires or 1» In a position to receive an envoy. 2. Against—By recognizing the Pone as head of a foreign state, it woujd maJce Catholic priests agents of a foreign power. For—Priests owe no political allegiance whatever to the Pope, but only recognize .his guidance hi faith and morals. Sees Information Point 3. Against—If the Vatican has information valuable to the United States in fighting communism, it could be relayed to our Ambassador to Italy, without considerations of diplomatic protocol. For—if protocol is of little concern, then there is no valid objection to abiding by it to make cooperation flow more smoothly. Effective diplomacy requires clear channels o( approach. Scores of other arguments have played a part, Msgr. Thomas J. McCarthy, of the National Catholic Welfare Conference, said If the move is going to create "so much III will," the damages might outweigh the advantages, but he added: "I think Americans—everyone— should view this question not in terms of religion and state, but in terms of whether It will advance the best interests ol the United Slates." Protestants claim President Truman went back on a promise not to make such an appointment. They cite a letter, dated Aug. t, 1M8, signed by his secretary, saying the' mission of Myron O. Taylor, tils personal envoy, would be terminated. Truman's Promise: "Moreover." the letter added, "that will remain the President's policy and will be strictly adhered to so long as he is In office." Taylor, first appointed by the late President Roosei-elt in 1940. resigned in 1950. A State Department spokesman said there "Ls no question" that having an ambassador at the Vatican will strengthen the United Acheson Leaves For Unity Talks Major Effort to Prod Europeans in Defense Program It Seen WASHINGTON My-Secrel»ry of State Acheson leaves for London today to try to put new drive behind Western Europe's faltering talks toward a consolidated defense l my. Accompanied by his two top Germany experts, Acheson will depart aboard President Truman's special Plane, the Independence, for a round of talks with the British and French foreign fillisters. While in London, he will represent Truman at the funeral Friday of Britain's late King George VI. On Tuesday the secretary plans U> lly to Lisbon to attend a meeting of Die 12 Atlantic Pact, governments, which are trying to map a common strategy for stopping any Communist aggression In Europe. Acheson Is reported determined to make a maj:r effort to prod the Europeans into settling their differences over Western Germany and finances. WAKNIM) ORDKR fn the Chancery Court, Chicka- s^awb» District, Mlxluippl County, Willie Lawrence Lambert, PtI. ". No. 11968 Kadie Ruth Lambert. D(t, The defendant, Sadie Ruth Lambert, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Willie Uiivrenee Lambert, Dated this 24th day of January. PAGE rm 1953. Harvey Morris. Clerk By Anita Sykes, D. c. C. A. Cooper, atty. for ptf. Ed B. Cook, ntly. ad lltem. li29-2|5-12-lS The elements of vacuum tubes used In _the latest 'models of hearing aids «re of nickel filament wire only one-tenth as (hick as human' hall'. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tuesday WED.-THURS. 'DADLING, HOW COULD YOU" Joan Fonfain* John Lund Mona Freeman 4621 Show SUrts .7:00 p.m. Sat. Sua. 1 :00 p.m. ALWAYS TUf SDAV & WEDNl SDAY— 2 HITS Also 2 Reel Short RECLEANED SOYBEANS MEAN GREATER YIELDS! Let Us Clean Your Seed Soybeans. W* Have iwo .Modern Cleaners. Increase IKe Purity of lour Seed, Have Them Reclcaned. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1Snn W Ai~:_ wn „-_- _ _ *1 1800 W. ? >hon« 6856 or 6857 States international position. "We are not reco"nizin<j the Font as the successor of St. Peter," he said, "but a.s a sovereign who carries a let of weight in Europe. "In these days when everybody is buying the best gun he can get, yon better buy the best peaceful instrument, too.' SPECIAL SALE! International-Harvester Refrigerators REGULAR $254.95 NOW SAVE $70.00! Now.. .while they last. . .you can buy a big 8.2 cubic foot International Harvester refrigerator for only 5183.551 That means only $27.55 down and $2.49 a week. And, you can use your old re- fri'Ktrator as aii or part down payment probably won't have to pay a penny cash! In addition, «-e have a few other brand new 1951 International-Harvest- or tefrigerafors on special sale. We'll give you a very liberal trade-in allow- ance when you choose one of them . regularly priced from §224.35 to $377.35. Remember, these prices are good only as long as our present supply lasls. That's all. If you're planning to gel a new refrigerator this year, then don't delay any longer., .you'll never find a hefler offer. Come down tomorrow — if you can't makeil lodayj WADE'S 5 C &10 C STORE PRICES GOOD ALL THIS WEEK! First Quality NYLON HOSE 79 C Pair 51 Gouge—15 Denier; All Shades POTTED PLANTS AND VINES Reg. 19c — — Reg. 29e — — Reg. 49c Now 12e Now 22c Now 41c LADIES' RAYON PANTIES PA\'R FOR 1 BOY'S SWEAT SHIRTS All Colors 79 LADIES Corduroy Skirts $198 • Values to 3.98 250 Yard Spools CROCHET THREAD A FOR $ 1 R« 3 .29c Each ••^•^•% | Now is the time to buy your FLOWER BULBS CANNAS GLADIOLAS DAHLIAS Available in All Colors

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free