The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 29, 1950
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TUESDAY, "AUGUST 29, 1950 VFW Stages Huge Parade Discussion of M'Arthur Cable (xnK.) coimtni NEWS CHICAGO, Aug. M. <AP> - The Veterans of Foreign Wars took time out today from their' »ji OU s de- oat« on Communism, the Korean war and Gen. MacArlhur to stage > giant military parade. Some 30,000 marchers were to as- f ^f! le °" the near "oiih side and mSfch in Michigan Avenue past the reviewing stand at the Congress Street Plaza. The parade is one of Ihe big features o! the VFWs 51st national encampment. Before the parade, however, the delegates were to be addressed by Marx Leva, assistant, secretary of, M a' representative of his supervisor, Louis Johnson. The delegates are scheduled to vote tomorrow on a resolution asking for the ouster of Johnson. 'I'he committee on national security and. foreign affairs, which has prepared the resolution calling for Johnson's removal, also U preparing a resolution rocommeridinx that President Truman discharge Secretary of Slat* Acheson. ...... Acheton'* Name Board The mention of Acheson's name on the convention floor yesterday by a New York City delegate brought the first "booing" by delegate;. ••'..' The delegate, J. c. Thomson/past commander of the New York State Department, defended Acheson during a debate on a resolution opposing: admission of Communist China to the United Nations; Thomson's was the only dissenting: vote a.<i the convention passed the measure.' Earlier. Ihe delegate* pledged their "complete confidence in the integrity and ability" of Gen. MacArthur and voted unanimously to cable the ornanlration's "confidence and wpport." Th« resolution wan approved »f't er delegate* learned MacArthur's rrwwsage en FVSrmosa, scheduled to be read at the openinf seuion, had been withdrawn. In Washington, th« WhlU House said President Truman had directed with withdrawal "in .void eon- fusion u to Ihe Unite Mate* position." Clyde A. Lewis, VPW conunan- der-ln-chief. reported the withdrawal and told the convention "it « now a closed ^ncident on which .there will .be'no comment." . ' But Sen. Mundt (R-SD), in. a .spech to Ihe delegate*, said that MacArthur's message "U the most statesmanlike and most clear cut description the American people have had on our security needs end American interests In Korea and the Orient.." U.S. Asks Damages in Sinking Of Hospital Ship Benevolence SAN FRANCISCO.'Aug. 29. M'i— The government charges the Luckenbach steamship with responsibility for the sinking of the Navy hospital ship Benevolence. It. asked tM.COO.OOO damages. A suit field in federal • district court also asked seizure of the freighter Mary Luckenbach which •collided with the Benevolence Friday in dense fog off San Francisco's Golden Gate. « nevoli>nce casualties were 18 and 13 missing, with 492 saved, freighter, it, bc.w damaged, had no casualties. The government asks $3.500.000 for loss of the hospital ship and slo.500,000 for hospital equipment aboard. ' II charges the freighter was op- eraled negligently, and specifies; The freighter was traveling at excessive speed, failed to sound proper fog signals, failed to maintain proper watch lookouts, failed to have competent officers on watch, failed to chanue course to avoid collision, failed to maintain the proper use of radar and other navigational aids. Keith R. Ferguson, special .assistant .to the. u. H. Attorney, filed the suit after sitting In on yesterday's opening session of the Navy court of inquiry Investigating the disaster. Luckenbach's only comment came from attorney Joseph Garry, who said the action "will be resisted by .Luchenhach, you can bet on that.'" The line's main office is In New .York. New Princess Called 'Anne Elizabeth' LONDON, An?. 29. (/ft— Princess Elizabeth's new baby was named Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise today. The child's father. Prince Philip, entered the nanjes—all of which are famous In the history of England's monarchy- on her birth certificate Ihis morning: at Clarence, (he royal couple's London mansion. The two-week-old baby's proper title and name thus will be "her royal highness Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise of Edinburgh." Edinburgh Is the name taken by Philip when King George nanied him Duke of Edinburgh just before his marriage to • the heiress-pre- Mimptire in November. 1941. Anne was bom Aug. 15. Is the second child of the heir_.• presumptive to the British throne and her naval officer husband, the Duke of 'Edinburgh. The baby has a brother, 21-month-old Prince Charles, who holds second place In the line of succession to Britain's crown. Arkansas Sgt. Wins Silver Star WITH U.S. 25TH DIVISION IN KOREA. Aug. 29. (<P,-MaJ. Qtn. William B. Kean today pinned a Silver Star medal and the bars of a second lieutenant on Sgt First Claw Corbin H. Brld e es of (5603 Wirsing Ave.l Fort Smith, Ark. Bridges got the medal and battlefield promotion for knocking out a North Korean tank while under He stood M yards from the tank which was mowing down American soldier* with Its machineguns. and silenced it with a 3.5-Inch bazooka Still under fire, he killed three Red soldiers with a hand grenade Communists Push Rail Building HONGKONG. Aug. 2». (rfTj—The Chinese Communists today were reported rushing construction of a railway line that will llnke Moscow- tram Ho Chi Minn's Vietnam regime into Indochina tad China's rail network. This was reported in a dispatch from Canton to,the Pro-Communist Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kilns Pao. The Chines Hedl also have been reported building a highway to lh« northeastern border of Indochina where territory held by Ho's relwls joins Red China. Importance of a railway line from Red China to Indochina cannot be underestimated. Many observers have predicted the Chinese Reds would move into Indochina. There have been many reports of supplies and arms flowing to Ho's Vietnam -army from Communist China. Completion of • ratl line would enable the Chinese Reds to transport troops and heavy equipment some 1,51)0 miles from Ptiplng, their capital, to Indochina within " week. when they fled from the link. He u the brother of Wayne L. Bridges, Arkansas' most-disabled veteran of World War II, for whom the people of the state built a home «rtr«.« Motrrmr. FEMALE COMPUimS _,• d!«trb_ v, i mactlonul periodic dl«turl>- '""" P»l». f««l »o iwrvotu, llVid— iT^'i'i 'I™?' Then •"> *T tjflU •- nakhama T^.Ubl. Compound to r»u«»« mch «rtnptooi4. Pinkh.m'. kM a grind reothlnr ««e«t on <m« " «x»«n r « moil imperuxt aryfnt' LTDW L PINKMM'S U.S. Water Supply Utiliti« deliver over 12,000,0001000 gallon* of water en KY * WATER Is Your Cheapest Commodity ..USE IT FREELY! Blytheville Water Co. Blytheville, Ark. „ "NOW YOU PRESS THE MIDDLE VALVE DOWN^ "-liny 3 ~ Cy ,; A !' 8 '""baugh is very attentive to a iCL'ui.e on "How to Milk a Cow by 'Prof«s£or" Norman G.ige rosier of Elk Grove, Calif. One purpose of the operation was the drawing of n sample of Boasie s milk lor the dairy products cnmpelilion »t the California Stale bair being held at Sacramento 2 Youths Shot In Melon Patch MCRAE, Ark., Aug. 1». m _TwO youngsters «ere mounded by blasts from x shotgun while raiding a watermelon patch near htrt yc«- terday. '•!>puty Sheriff j gc k price *a)d Mrs. pearl Thompson, 55. UW i lrr of the melon |M|ch was belnjr held under «0p bond in connection with th« shooting. The wounded youths are Buy Lackey, H. v \ ta suffered gunshot wounds near his right eye and right shoulder, and Bobby Reed, IS, who was peppered about the nose and right arm with pellets Jrom the .410 gauage shotgun. Deputy Price said Mrs. Thompson told them Ihe boys had been bothering her watermelon pateh for some lime and she decided "to put a slop to it. " McHae is 12 m iits south of Searcy, Ark. Record Relief ] [for SOUR STOMACH TT"T*''*'VT~ "'' ,jj u u ygft' '- n j ij; WAP v ¥sii?!ii«f .MiWNWfl fe:^iw«fft£« ^V«JWMWI '* • --'•> «v, -;, * -5 ^ w fey Free Inspection PROMPT SERVICE How do Telephone earnings in Arkansas -' • '•••- •'••• • ; ^' : "~*.^' ,4 : ; ;•. • **.•, stack up? I OTHER BUS/NESSES Average rate of return on capital of 3,322 large businesses in 1949.* TELEPHONE COMPANY Rate of return on capital of telephone company in Arkansas. These low telephone earnings are in sJiarp contrast to earnings in other businesses with which we must compete for new capital—so that the telephone needs of Arkansas can be fully met Where would yen invest yottr savings ? A StlATH AttAMUS RIOS A

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