The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 10, 1952
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MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1052 War Prisoner Camp Is 'Education Factory wai-| Literai-v claves KOJB ISLAND, Korea ,« _ The, years old. United Nntloiis prisoner of wai-| Literai-v claves arc amn., h ,iu pmo sa d te " hd lh .i fil)(Iut «,' per cint'of camp on .hi, M.nd J 1M become pu . huge educational factory tor Eduration office, Hjoa»»d, of Chinese and North the hinese POWs were n- t l>l» from reading Ilieir own language to a useful trade. Many of lhe Instructors themselves are prisoners. Those concerned «-ith Hie pra- Kram Insist no effort is beui" Norch Koreans. In the vocational groups, prisoners get a chance to learn carpentry, blaoksmitlilng, UnsinUhing masonry, tailoring, shoe repairing and fonrbering. made to lorce democracy on tlie: ,,„,„ . - , fViioner pupils. Orientation cl^-c^ I /"^ shoemakers cut down Army $|> consider the relative advsiita»ps!' shoci ""' llle • smalle '' "« of the 'of democracy and communism " ' j cl "" l '" e a " d Koreans. Busy tailors make snappy uniforms from Hie clothing issue. The prisoners are laming out •What we ore really trying to do." one American instructor said "Is to open their mmd?'." - ~ - — All classes are optional [or the [ c ° ats " 1! ' d lo he| P refugees lirisoners but as many as 80 iier "'""'Si' 01 ' 1 South Korea. Products cent, show up regularly for mlc.i- '" dude " ia "-''esses, clothing, shoes cation groups. Authorities aKrre'''"""""*' < -'" w nets a " d Pottery, that the high'attendance can lie I E!u:h partly explained by the fact thatI iiwed & man v,'ho is in class cannut. go! Korean, on work details. " '•• The education and InlcimaUon program at Kojc is directed by Col. Robert E. O'Brien of Philadelphia. The work is under the genera! supervision of the Civil Information and Education, Section . of den. Ridgway's headquarters in Tokyo. In addition to 12 American instructional officers and three civilian teachers, the prison camp school staff Includes 19 from .Formosa and about 150 South Korean instructors. The eduration program also provides for the needs of more than ^jj|iuO young pecple less than 18 years of age. It even sponsors a Boy Scout movement for the youngsters. "Most of the Juveniles are In civilian hlt«rn««« comjwunds. although E!u:h i'OW compound receives a ted supply of Ixioks in Chinese, fan, English and Japanese. Magazines and newspapers are distributed weekly. In some compounds, the prisoners , soners put out tlieir own newspaper. Much of the news is supplied by the U. 5. Information Service. Only tuo compounds throughout the POW camp have flotly refused to take pan in the information program. They are Compound 62, where Red-led civilians rioted two weeks ago. and Compound 66, Quarters lor North Korean officers. 58 Added to Casualty List WASHINGTON HP) - A befense Department list iNo. 511) today added 58 names to the Korean War casually list. It included 17 dead. 37 wounded, three missing in action and one injured In a battle 7 xme -. -n»* accident many we prisoners of war The . . youngest Internee I, only ,evei, Read Courier News Classified Ads. MAN FnOM MARS?-No, but* rer a n"? S ^ (men , nb0nrdl . tt " ! ""'"" A ' bany when lhe ' hi P recsotlj joined In cold-weather exercises near Greenland The traimng exmse t;ave the Navy an opporlnnit, lo test face mask. •lectnn.IlT healed suit.'! and other near -for use in Arctic weather BLYTHEVTI.T.R (ARK.) COURIER NEWS A _E DARDANELLES have been fought over by empire builders smct lhe Trojan War. Persian conqueror Xerxes crossed from Asia inlo Europe over . he strails in <80 B.C. and Alexander went the olher way ,n 334 B.C. The Crimean War was fought to kLplhe s(rails from Rgsstan control. In a more romantic vein. Leandei- i, alleged to have swum Ihe Dardanelles (Ihen called the Hellespont) mgitly to visit Ins love. Hero. His swimming feat was matched once by he bnglish poet Byron and also by (he lole adcenlurer Kichard Ha hburlon Bui, it is Sonet pressure on Turkey that brings the hlslonc waterway mfo ,he news today. Rnssir, I sensit.^ about frL th M H f eCaUS ' ! "' Oy OITcr a SPa Saleway-the only one- he^osefs in VVn'w'w"" \° ' h<? ^"^ B!atk Sca shor "' As on " "' ll.e losers m Woild War I, Turkey was forbidden by the Lausanne M™ntre,ix ronvc'nfio S n" P B '°" g '^ Dardanel . lcs antl Bojphorus The harder look at lhe Da'rd eal ^l OrBai 'h' Zat ' 0 "' '? U5bia is tak '"B an even Turkish entry inlo '^^/^Hl/ncewo "l'd be"tewcd «Xn'acl Skillful Pilot Belly-Lands Plane After Four Hours of Trouble DAYTON. O. ftp) — A four-hour drama In the skies ended safely early today when > Willful pilot belly-landed his Lockheed Lodestar with four persons aboard. Pilot Carl R. Seimer. 31, of Cincinnati, brought the craft down on the flare-ht grass of Dayton's HSu- nicipal Airport at nearby Vandalla while a crowd ot several thousand looked on. They had been drawn to the Held by radio announcements lell- Ing how the plane had a jammed landing ^ear and was clrrlhii; the field trying to gel the gear down. At the same lime the plane burned up gasoline to lessen the danger of fire in the belly landing. The five persons aboard were shaken up but not injured. Besides Seimer were his wife Ruth, 26: W. A. Burns of Cincinnati, president of the Trailniobile Corp., owner of the plane; Harry Eylcr of Milwaukee. WIs., and employe of the linn; and William Pollard of cinclnnat co-pilot. "I't too worried.' Mrs. Seimer told a reporter. "I have R great deal of faith in Carl's flying." The plane had taken off from Lansing. III., near Chicago on a jusiness trip to Denver. When landing gear trouble developed, Seimer decided to head for Dayton because he was familiar with the field. Pile Ointment Free UOqjube N»(ed Clinic Makes Must Un usual Offer to Any Afflicted I'cistin—No 'Coupon— No Charge .In order to introduce to anyone | who is afflicted with Piles iHem- jorrhoidsl or any similar rectal j condition, the Thornton Minor I Clinic will spud free on request, without payment or obligation, a full-size 51.00 tube of Thornton Minor Pile Ointment—tree and postage paid. Please send your full name land nddreis. age. and tell us how jlong yon have been troubled—and I whether or not you have been or i are now using an ointment or smi- 'iwsitory of any kind. This oflcr is limited and may be withdrawn at any time, so we suggest you write at once. Address Thornton Miiior Clinic. 911-C Linwood Blvd.. Kansas City 3. Mo., and b= sure to include all the information asked fur above. No risk, no bill or charge of any kind. THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE DOLLAR The pen is mightier than, (he dollar — or, to say it another way —writing * check is imich wiser lhan carrying a lot of cash around nn your person. When you make payments, write a check. Your can- re! led fhcck will show a bill is paid. . .it's ii.s good as a .special receipt. And you save lime and car expense by sending your checks through the mail, instead of pay- in, if in person. Cancelled checks for de- duclihle expenses are handy in figuring your income lax. You'll discover the pen is mightier lhan (he dollar when you open n cherkinrr account at The Farmers Bank & Trust Co. Come in today. OPEN A CHECKING ACCOUNT TODAY! THE FARMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY The Oldest Bank in Mississippi County 'Time Tried—Panic Tested" F.n.I.C.-sio.OOfl Kadi Deposit Member Federal Restrre S' Auto Makers See Plenty of Sales How Many They'll Build Not Known But 'Aft Will Be Sold' By I)AV1I> J. \V1I.XIK (AP Automotive- Kdltor) DETROIT i/Pi—-n, e auto makers don r. know exactly how nianv cars H>ey will build this year but they Insist ihcy will sell every car that conies from the a.wembv lines How much wishful tliiuklnz nuiv be wrapped Into tills view Is anybody* but (his year's total output now br-tag estimated at riot less than four million pasenger cars and possibly 4'i million. The car builders say nearly four million old cars wil K0 to the swap heap this year; that upward of 2aO.OOO new cars should be sold in foreign markets, and IVmt two- far families are steadily Incrensing In imnibn.-. ' Indiislry executives agree the car buying public Is becoming Increasingly price conscious. They nxreo too. that credit limitations have hampered retail saes In recent months. Yet. they point out, most new car buyers, whether on a rns.'i w credit basis, arc buying most ol the optional equipment items that add several hundred dollars lo the price of cars. Adenaur Advocates Army HANOVER. Germany (,]>, _ We. s( ' German Chancellor Konrad Aden- 1 Ru«r held out the lure of a reunited Germany last ni s ht ns an B ,.o u .' mcnt for the European army. ; told a rally here of his Christian j Democrat party, cnuld western 1 Oermany and tile Communist-ruled Eastern zone be made nne a^aln Read Courier News Classified Ads from National Industrial Conference Board PAGE SEVEN Pilot Bails Out, Plane Flies On But Where To? ARDMORE. Okla. M>) _ A small Navy training plane, piloted by Lt Robert I, Otvens of Oklahoma City KOt lost In the fog and rain in southern Oklahoma yesterday and Owens was forced to bail out when his f>as tanks registered empty Elmer Fields, civil Aeronautics Administration .senior flight assistant, said he has no reports as to where the plane finally crashed Owens landed about 25 niiles north.' west of here, but the plane continued on into the mountainous region*. Fields said the small craft probably crashed in nn unpopulated reel Ion. Or. he said, people hearing the crash mishi have mistaken It for thunder and not, gone o u t in the rain to investigate. Owens said he was on » flight from Oklahoma City to iJallas Ha WB.S no Injured. RECLEANED SOYBEANS MEAN GREATER YIELDS! j.el Us Clean Yt.ur Seed SoylieHns. \Ve Have two Modern Cleaners. Increase (he Puritv of \otir Seed, Have 'niem Recleaned. Blytheville Soybean Corp. isnn \v M«:.. r>L „„., ~ Phone 6856 or 6S57 Blh ANNUAL liefter Sire Show and Sale Saturday. March lj, 1353 Show 10100 A.M.—Sale 1:00 j>.M. Shelby County I'enal Kami .ME.Ml'llIS. TF.XX. BULLS —n ANGUS -39 1'flI.I.EI) HCKFORO —11 HKUKFOR1) — 2 SHORTHORN' Dr. C'tui. s. .llobbs O f (j, f rjnlrfrjltj Hull! will lif Jhnwn e »rcnrrUn, lo ,„ and trctrl. Mon nulls >re It lo 22 nionlh-: of ape .re.nly lo r service In ynur Commrrclal Hfrtl. Shelby County Livestock Improvement Association •>. P. Chasf. till. Kar/j-l Francll, s«c. For c&UlnitiiB write: ~ CECIL GOODMAN More Protection for More People Reporf to Metropolitan Poiicyholderi for 1951 •-piiF. importance of Life insurance nml its -• relationship lo the lives of the people of the United States and Camilla cannot eflec- tivcly be portrayetl by figures in a balance sheet. Cold figures can never adequately show human nralsand their fulfillment. It is important, therefore, to try to interpreithese figures in terms of the millions of people they represent and the millions who benefit by the use of Ilic services rendered by the Company and ils Agents.'Die Metropolitan was serving 33,373,000 Life insurnncepolicy- htilders at the close of Ihe year. The personal phases of Life insurance— for it is a highly personal business—arc highlighted daily by dramatic instances. Sometimes they are so unusual as; to gin tpccial emphasis to Ihe part our business plays in the life of the United Slates and Conuda. The following quotation from a lecier from the son of a deceased policyholder, requesting the return ofa policy on which claim had been paid, tells will] simple sincerity a moving story of» Life insurants policy, of the son's relationship willi his father, and of a sound proc«s» of economic and social education: "1hi« pulley . . . Kas for me Krealer senlimenul value lhan it ooiikt lia c«sh »|IK ... For you to yixlenlind tills, you iciulil have lo kium IKe yenrs of close reia- lioiwWp and confidence that exhted bchtwi, my filter and nw. Whni 1 » a , m ,^11 |x,j _ ne would take mt ulth him to his Mfely •ttWBit vault... Al..},, h« stressed to m< IKt frapofl«n« of hk Insurance Jiolky, hot. Ihh pkc« of p«p«- vnild xmt ^ r j,. )(? , „,,(, <alu« that mighl tUi UK family „,«• ki an eniwHency . . . Time k~ p. vw d . . . l«t IKt Kntimwt.l worli of Ihfe piect of fMjnr k in my Ihhkln,, . . . [ h... •!.„•, Ucn |,,1J |h«t bmln,.,,, HI,; 1^,1. MM, Is hard *r* cold and rl B ld, b«f I knnn (Km lhisi«not«o, bnaiuM b<uinejs|tiu«d« up of people. Peopk wltb hearts and mills mid lovrd on«, mm | prop). Mh<) h . v , kw( k)ye<1 ones, and Kmn »t» ptiuUily think and ft-el Iht sam may | n> l I do." We were, of course, pleased lo grant llm unusual request. ' The reconl sjm of S924,000,(X)0 was paid In benelitsto policyhohlcrs and beneficiaries during 1951. Th« incliKied fwyment* of JMI.OOO.OOO on more than 1,250,000 claims (live, tirrnj« ten years ago) for Accident and Health and Disability benefits. A neivliigh was also reached in Life insuranc* in force— 548,512,000,000, a gain of mor« lhan S3,000,000,000 over 1950. More people than ever were protected lasl year by Metropolitan Accident and Health insurance. As the year closed, liio Company had fn force 3,270,000 polici* of certificates providing weekly indemnity for disability of 586,000,000 per week. Hospital, Surgicnl or Medical Expense benefits wer« provided by 2, 74<1,000 policies or cerlifie»lcs. Another significant development during the year was the introduction of Extended Medical Coverage Ihrough Group insurant to proievi people against abnormal hospital, surgical, and medical expense that migju exhaust a family'j enlit« iwvings. CHARLES 0. TAYLOR, JR. ASStTI WWC« HS4IDE FUUHIMMr Of MUMTKMS U. S. Qovernnjcnl .... 52,289.608.948.99 ' C'anadian Government .... 17-t.292,067.10 Provincial and Municipal . . . 67.fiS6.IJI,19 Public Utility [ ! M76JJ6.W74 Industrial and Mlietllaneoul . . 3,0] 2,453,4Ot.3J Bond« of (he Company's houfing developmonl corporalloru . . I2l,09j.[|7(.qj $lock» . . v Ali but $I6.«9.3JI.«7 a« preferred or" g,ia. a 'n,«d. ' ortaog« Loant e,n On urban propcniti Orl rarmi l Eilnl. ...... 11,743.0.13.573.73 1,890,959,998.40 2519,649,940.00 Real EtlaU (afrer ilecrcjUe by adjinlmenl of 116.,(00,000.00 in the aggrcgsic) Homing proj«K and oiher real estate acquired for invcslment . . . S265.:OO.J3(;.9« Prupcrtiei for Company nit . . 45.070.OHi.26 Aun'.ired in latulacuun of morl- g^ge inrjcrttcilncss (of wh;cb J3.184.671.89 ii under conlracl oflllc > 5,779,436.73 loam on Policies ... Made to policjrholderl On the jecurily of their rmiicici. Cash anef Bank D«p«»Hl Prsmiumi, CM«r»d and in Coune of Coll.cfior. Af<ru»d, R.nli, <rtc TOTAL ASSETS JO A/fiCT OBLIGATIONS . S10.9«0,906.1R4.07 i 10 POUCYWIDWS, IWIflCKllHtS, AND OTHt« •tatulory r.lky R, 1<K v., S9.284.6J5.384.M I 111! amoiinl, winch is dtteimincd in accordance yuli lecat/cqiiircnienls, loyclhei wiih frnufcprcniiijnis'.liid reicot interest, is neecMarj- to assure p.iyrnenl ot all future policy b«ncrtla. PolleyProcwd.andDlvld.nd.L.ftwIthCompc.ny Policy proceeds from death claims, manned en.l<iv>. menu, and oilier payments, and dividends left wilh the Company b) benclic.arlcs unj policyhoktcrs lo bo pai<l to Ihem in fulurc yc^rs, RaiHvad for Dlvidnndt lo Policyliolden Sel aside for payment in 1952 lo those policyhuldtri eligible to receive them. Polity Ciolmi Currently Oulifanding C l.nmsin process a( sctllement. diul eslirn.neit cl.ilms thai M.IVC oixiirrcd bill have not yet been icporled ti> the Company. Olh«r Polity Obtigrjtioni Including premiums received in auv.nue and spccij'l leserves tor mortality and moibiiJily tlnctii liions. Tax., Accrued (Payable in 19.^2) Contingency R«iarv« f o , Mortgngs Unni . . All Olh«r Obligation! 48,734,247.63 71.057,1 IS.70 •l.'.;69..'i.'S.OO «7.0«0,3.19.27 SURPLUS FUNDS Special Surplu. Fundi .... S1(I3.»SJ.»*)IX) Unalslgngd fundi (Surplus) . 52S,'!VU*3.76 io:.4i OHt.iinitoxs ,i\i> xv MtUOKXIIAN i lrl i Metropolitan Life A Insurance Company I r^rr,, 1 ,;: I Report (o (X KowOfmt. i MADIION i you, 10, N. Y. \ sniiEr_ I C ,rv_ I I Following men are the local representatives: I.VXX \V. I!K()\VN \\. ]..U!|. MAHON B1 ^ lt "vlM« Blylhcvin. XATHA.V l)KVt-:itS Bijthevlll* T. WIM'ORI) \\YA1T JESSE I!. (JHtXSHAM OieeoU

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