The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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ttL. 1 i UK, V iLl/b, l.AivJv.,1 l^UUJxltA M'Arthur Holds War Council With Kai-shek on Formosa MONDAY, JULY 31, By SPENCER MOOS A TAIPEI, Formosa, July 31. CAP)— Gen. Douglaj MacArthur and his top commanders flew into Formosa today for a war council with Chiang Kai-shek on Nationalist China's role in tht Asian conflicts. They began talking immediately after lunch at Chiang's Grass Mountain retreat outside of Taipei. The nature of the conversations was not disclosed. An informed source, however, uid Chiang was expected to renew his offer of 33.09D Chinese Notion- alist troops to fight in Korta. Chiang also was expected to press for a more active role In his war against the Chinese Reds. President Truman, in ordering the UB. Seventh Fleet to protect Formosa soon after the outbreak In Korea, told the Chinese Nationalist* to cease attacks on Red Clit- n* mainland. Nationalists Attack The Nationalists did—until yesterday. Then their warplanes hil SOO Chinese Red small boats near the mainland port of Amoy opposite Formosa. The Nationalists said they sank or damaged 150 of the craft in "self- defense" of Quemoy, their small garrison island near Amoy. US. officials have said that purely defensive attacks are not banned. However, there was no explanation of whether the Nationalist air blows had UJ3. approval. Chiang was expected to tell MacArthur of Nationalist China's needs for arm* and ammunition, spare parti and new planes for his air force and stronger naval units. Foreign and Chinese circles alike aaw strong significance in the liming ot MacArthurt vislt^-on the eve of Russia's return to tile United Nations Security Council at Lake Success and assumption of the chairmanship of the TJ.N. (or the month of August. Headquarters Ward In Tokyo. MaeArthur's headquarter* said only that the visit to Formosa was made in connection with President Truman's order to protect the big Nationalist island tram i Chinese Communist Invasion. The Reds had massed large fleeU •nd tens of thotisands ot troops along the China coast 100 miles west of Formosa. An invasion was •xpected mmentarily when North Korean Reds touched off a war In th» Orient and President Truman drew hi* historic line protecting FORDOM. MacArthur'a plane, the Batflan, Mt down «t rain-swept Bunguan airfield ovtelde Taipei at 1:05 p.m., 40 minul«a behind schedule. Chiang and a host of Nationalist teuton greeted him warmly. Tb* general strode toward OMang'a waiting limousine, patting MM Nationalist president again and tgmtD on the shoulder, seated be- twwn the Generalissimo and Madam Chiang, MacArthnr was taken to Ohiang'ft mountain retreat. Obituaries Services Held For S. C. Smith Ot Osceola Final rites for Samuel Carter Smith, who farmed near Osceola for the past 20 years, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Riverside Methodist Church by the Hev. Lee Anderson. Burial was in Bassett Cemeterry. Mr. Smith, who was 59 died »t 2 a.m. Saturday. He was a native ot Mississippi and a member of the Methodist Church. He Is survived by his wire. Mrs. Matile Smith; seven sons, Barney Smith and Charles Smith, both of Gobler, Mo., coleman Smith ol Sikeston. Mo., Kenneth Smith, Joe Smith and James Smith of Pon- tinc. Mich., and Herbert Smith of New Orleans..-five daughters, Mrs. Billy Sands and Mrs. William Wheeler of Pontiac. and Mattle Lee Smith, Yvonne Smith and Wanda Gale smith, all or Osceola; a sistei Mrs. Isa Brewer of Colllnwood, Tenn; and two half-brothers, W. I*. Smith and ~F. V. Smith, both of Keiscr. Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis was in charge. • » • Brother of Blythevilte Man Dies in Memphis Services for Robert G. Goodman of Memphis, brother of a Blytheville business man, were conducted yesterday at Griffin Funeral Home at Harrisburg, Ark. Mr. Goodman, 53, died Saturday morning nt Baptist Hospital after an illness of 16 months. He was the brother of B. B Goodman o[ Blytheville and Steele, Mo. Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. lone Goodman; lib mother, Mrs. B. B. Goodman of Memphis; another brother, K. W. Goodman of Memphis; and two sisters, Mrs. Rose Parker nnd Mrs. aCruthers Ewing, Jr., both ol Memphis. Dud Coson Post Members Seek Broader Gl Bill Delegates from Blytheville's Dud Caon Post 24 Introduced a resolution to enlarge the scope of the "GI Bill" tt. the day-long Fifth District meeting of th« American legion at Lepanlo yesterday. The resolution called for amendment of the "Bill of Rights" to include members of the armed forces »'hose service began since fighting started In Korea and continues up to and including the end ol Iilstlll- (ies there. Copies of tills resolution are to be sent Senators Fulbrlght and McClellan and Rep. E. C. Oathlngs. In the main address of the district meeting, I.ee Ward of Paragould, state Legion commander, urged Legionnaires to take the lead In halting hoarding, lo promote civilian defense measures, to ask national leaders to cut non-e.sscntial spending, and to stage an all-out drive to adopt i universal military training. Mississippi County post represented at the 15-nost meetine also ncluded Leachvllle, West Ridge. Dyess and Manila. Twenty - eight. Legionnaires from Blytheville were among the .100 who attended the meeting. Other resolutions introduced called for opening Legion membership -o men now In the service, oullaw- ng Communism and opposing loarding. New Fifth District officers who will be Introduced at the district convention were Introduced. These ncluded Nate Rankln of Joncsboro. commander; Howard C. Stuck of Vfarked Tree, vice commander; Robert Holt of Bn.v. adjutant: and E A. Rice of Blytheville. commlt- Billy Steed of f.eachville. district egion commander, presided. ATOMIC farm Boy Bitten by Cat It Given Rabies Scrum A 16-y«*r-o1d farm youth who HTM on Route 4 wa* given rabies •hob this morning at the County Health Unit, according to Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health nurse. The youth was blten by a cat. • The oat wan confined but had ftven no indication of having ra- ble* by this morning, Mrs. Fill said- 1) i (Continued from page enl time." The report told of accelerated efforts to develop atomic-powered submarines and aircraft, and said research in this Held might speed the development' of atomic Industrial power as well. It also set rerthlif the greatest detail so fur Ihe commission's lech- nlques for protecting workers In Us vast plants—and the public outside —from "an inferno" of dangerous atomic radiation. This experience, it said, "Is assisting In planning for civil defense In event of war." It described a variety of (rajects aimed at developing simple,^inexpensive radiation-detection "instruments which might be used by relatively-untrained Individuals In civil defense organizations. The report spoke of n "general speed-up" In the procurement and processing of rnw uranium ores. Delivery of such ores from foreign sources continued at a' "satisfactory" rate. It said, "and progress was mnde toward arranging for in- leased future supplies." The commission added thai domestic production ol uniiilnin "con- -Jnued to increase," and plans were nade for further expansion of operations on the Colorado plateau— ;hls country's best domestic source to date. In addition, It mentioned Ihe promise of new production In the Western Untied States outside the Colorado plateau," as well as Improved prospects for exploration In this country 'and Canada through new types of detection instructions. The commission also reported Increased production and distribution of radioactive and other atomic materials for use In medical, agricultural and industrial applications. !ourier News Ptiolo STKEL GIRDERS ON NKW BRIDGE—Workmen on a S. J. Cohen Construction Company crane are shown placing a large steel girder in place on the new bridge which is being constructed over Big Lake. Construction workers begin laying the girders this week as work on the bridge progresses. The new bridge is being constructed immediately south of the present wooden span over the lake. Forfeits $73.75 Bond Tom Hardin forfeited a »13.75 cash bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of obtaining personal property under faUe pretense. Hardin was charged with writing a worthless f5 check to the Osborne Furniture Store. living room, then carried her body to the bed. He apparently attempted lo wipe up the blood stains and a few minutes later shot himself. Domestic trouble was believed to have been the cause of the shooting. Mr. Edwards had been In the office machine business here since 1934, coining here from Helena. He also operated an office machine firm in Dyersburg, Tcnn. His body Is being held at tbe Cobb Funeral Home. Casualty List Includes Two Arkansans WASHINGTON. Aug. 1. W>—Th» I Defense Department released ea«- I "ally list No. 50 of (he Korean war today, showing one army mnn%lllei! | In action, eight wonncled and jven- ty-four missing. Among the wounded are: Pfc. Billie O. Brewer, son ot Mr«. I Edith S. Brewer, Rural Rt. 1, Alma, Ark. ' Those listed is missing In action | Include: Hecrult James t. f.fcCutcheon, «on I of Mrs. Melba L. McCutcheon, SIT Arnold St., North I.Htle Rock, Ark. | U.S. Atom Spy Search Focused On Tall Blonde and Chemist NEW YORK. July government's atom spy search focused today on the two latest suspects, a chemical engineer and his tall, blonde woman business associate, as more arrests in the near future was hinted. The engineer, Abraham Brolha- man, :)6, and attractive Miriam Moskowitz, 34, were scheduled for arraignment today on federal conspiracy charges linking them with an atomic spy ring for nussia. Arrested Saturday, they brought to six the number of Americans seized so far as alleged accessories in the espionage ring in which British atomic scientist Klaus Fiichs was a key figure. Official indications were that more arrests may follow. "We are working on some matters and tills comes in the midst of them." said U. S. Attorney Irving H. Haypol. "We always have a grand jury sitting and we are starting lo piece things together." Also slated for a court hearing today was Julius Rosenberg, 32, a New York engineer accused of transmitting and arrainging tor '}—The others to transmit atomic secrets lo Soviet agents. He' was arrested July 17. Brothman and Miss Moskowitz. a former employe of the war manpower commission, were indicted on the basis of grand jury testimony by Harry Gold or Philadelphia, admitted go-between lor Fuchs and Soviet agents. Missco Educators Named to AEA Groups Five Mississippi ComiUaiu were named 1950-51 committee members of the Arkansas Education Association by Miss Ocle Bivins, association president. Saturday. Committee appointments, which include various phases of A. E. A. work, went to W. B. Nicholson. M. 1.. Hart and Miss Winnie Virgil Turner of Blytheville; Mr. Philip Deer of Wilson and Mr. Herbert Smith of Osceola. Committee members are named from local and district branches of the state association, which in turn is linked with the Nattona Education Association. SHOOTINGS {Continued from page 1) was loaded. Prosecuting Attorney Partlow, who is assisting Coroner E. M. Holt with the investigation, testified that he saw Mr. Edwards driving his truck north on Second Street around 10:30 a.m. yesterday, it is believed that Mr. Edwards was then en route to his home. Splotches of blood also were found on a studio couch in the living room aud a bullet mark was found on a wall behind the couch, which led members of the jury to believe that either Mrs. Edwards or her husband was shot while sitting on the couch. Splotches of partially wipcd-up blood were also found on the floor in front of the studio couch and it] tile bedroom near tile bed. A blood- sonkcd rag was found lying near Mr. Edward's body. Empty Cartridge Found An empty cartridge was found on a small rug in front of the piano a few feet from the studio couch. The pistol that was found had bee fired three times. 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