The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 29, 1950
Page 9
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TUWOAY, AUGUST W, 1MM T THE V 1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Have Landed in Korea; Bagpipes and Scotsmen Arrive •7 HA1, BOVLF, and 1K>N WHITEHEAU A SOU'I-H KOREAN PORT, Aug. ». (AP)—British ground troops in their jungle green battle dress stepped ashore today to give the British commonwealth iUs first fighting JKJ< in ihe United Nations actions •pnst North Korean Reds. Tan and hardy Scotsmen and lean young warriors from the Lon- doi, area disembarked from the aircraft carrier unicorn and the cruiser- Ceylon to the cheers of South Koreans and Americans. The carrier Unicorn touched the Pier at 12:20 PJII. (9:20 p.m. EST, Monday). The bagpipes played "The Glen Awel Highlanders" as B company ol :he Argyll and Sutherland Highlands regiment trotted down the gangplank of the cruiser Ceylon. They were cheerful, .these men from Britain who were brought here from their station at Hong Kong. sgt. Ian Bell of Paisley. Scotland said: "The lads feel we should have been here sooner,". . . Company Sergeant-Major Robert Murray of Glasgow commented, "We are quite happy. Wa can handle the mountain fighting We have always taken it — so we cnn carry on." One laughing soldier said: "I am Just in Immigrant." And another put an identiric-Uion ' tag in his eye, as if it, were ii mun-1 ode, and inspected Korea. A moustached soldier called to an' American on tlie pier and asked: j "Any gum, chum," ' "Mun, Any Pubs?" ... Patrick Boyd of Port Glas- ibv«- yelled "Are there any pubs here where a man can get a drop o' drink," He looked a bit sad when he was told the staple native drinks were sake and nnguaraiitod apple brandy. As the carrier slid up to the pier, the U.S. 56rh Army band played "Cod Save the King." It was a moment of high emotion for these watching. On the decks of the carrier, the British came to attention. They stood at the rail, tall and'straight. And then, ,15 the notes died away, they cheered. A South Korean band also welcomed tlie British and a chorus of South Korean girls sang the British anthem. Mast of the girls had fled Seoul, capital of South Korea, which fell to'the Reds early in the Invasion. United Nations Army Then the girls sang the "United Nations Welcome Song," written by a South Korean. They sang: "The United Nations army is coining, holding up the forces ol rlgnteous- 'rifcss. to put un end to wickedness/' -—w-.^^he-first officer ashore-from the ^TKJvlcarn was Major R. A. Gvryn of s ri;Hetensburgh-, Scotland. ^ "Our men want to know what -they have got to do—and they are ready to do it," he said briefly. The Ceylon. touched the pier a few minutes after the Unicorn and the wild music of bagpipes swirled across the water. They were playing "The Barren Rocks of Aden." The bagpipers were resplendent In kilts and sporrans with cocky WAVE SLAIN—Tills is a family portrait of Ann Victoria Barrett, 23, of Denver, a Navy Wave, who disappeared and was later- found dead in a lagoon near the Philadelphia Navy base. Police believe bruises on her face and two blood- staintd handkerchiefs found stuffed in her blouse indicate that she may have been slain.—(AP Wirephoto). , glengarries perched on their heads. As the music ended, a bull-necked sergeant-major waved a stick and shouted at his men: "Gee back there baker company. Get back to your gear. • And the men began shouJu?ring their packs and weapons to disembark. "How's Ihr- Mirale?" An American shouted from the pier, "Kow's the morale of your men?" A private turned and grinned bronciiy across tile rail. "Very good," he said. "Very good indeed. Couldn't be better-." Near him a 'young soldier stood looking at the green hills rising in the dirtance — the kind of hills across which he would be fighting soon. ' "We can take it," he said. "We can try imylhinE once/' Lance cpl. Charles Bell, a 33- year-old cofil miner from Pife, Scotland, said-. "We'll have a go at them—sure thing. The' mountains were high? They'ie not. In Scotland they're much higher." The troops were from the Argyll and Sutherland regiment and the Middlesex regiment. They are under the command of Brigadier B. A, Goad, 44. n lenn, greying officer who fought with Field Marshal Montgomeiy in Europe. Before, his men arrived, Goad told correspondent; "I am proud to be chosen commander of tlie first British (ground) forces to come to Korea. I am provid la be able to fight again beside my old friends, the Americans." Most of the officers and a large majority of the noncoms are battle veterans of World War II. Young Father Slays His Son SEATTLE, Aug. 39. (.<PJ—A youthful father playfully pointed i shotgun at his two-year-old soj). pulled the trigger, and killed his only child yesterday. The horror stricken father, Gerald Tabor, 22, thought he was holding an unloaded gun, he. told Detective Fred Carter. Tabor said he had been playing a game with his little boy with a newly-purchased 8 mm. spoiling rifle. He had pointed the weapon at Ihe child, snapping th« trigger on an empty chamber. The child. Michael Arthur, had laughed delightedly. After the play-shooting, Tabor said he went into the kitten for a moment. The child followed him Into the kitchen. Without thlnkintj, Tabor told Carter, h-i lifted a loaded shotgun from the corner and snapped the trigger. Sliiijs pierced the child's right eye and side, killing him instantly. ' ' Coroner John p. Brill, Jr., ordered Tabor held for questioning. Bothered by Burps? Botanist Seeks Better 'Burp/ess' Cucumber SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 29. VF)— Do you belch after eating cucumbers? Then you may be' Interested to learn that a Santa Barbara dentist has developed burplcss model oj the salad delicacy. It's not a defense measure. Dr. Charles R. pierce is a spare * time botanist and he worked eight years developing his cucumber. White Instead of green, it is sweeter and milder ' than standard types. • It resulted from across between a lemon cucumber and several other varieties. Lacking the usual hard shell, It can be eat>n skin and all like a candy bar. And Mrs. Pierce, who has done some experimenting with them tn her kitchen, reports they make superior pickles. Dr. Pierce recently put his white cucumbers on the market locally. Not a single case of gastric disturbance has been reported, he says. For careful attention to tht .f iiling of your prescriptions, be sur« to com* to Barney's Urug. BARNEY'S DRUG West Main phone 3647 Parliament Set To Act in Canada Railway Strike Aug. ». (ft— Canada's parliament, asumblts today to act on government legislation Intended to ilart ihe nation'j tralna roll- Ing again. There were indications the country's first "general railway strike might t* over by the weekend. One week ago todaj IS-f.OOO non- operattnsr rail worker* struck lor higher wages and shorter hours, Since, then »• like number of workers have been laid oft in Industries dependent on rail transport. Some Isolated areas in the dominion already h»ve been nipped by shortages of fresh food. Special legislation to /end the strike was expected tn be passed by tomorrow. Such action, observers said, would permit resumption of rail transport l»y' lh« end of the week. Strike leaders wer» prepared to yield to parliamentary action under certain conditions. "If a law Is passed ordering tht men to go back, they will obev it but they won't like It," mid Frank H. Hail and A, R. Mosher, rail union spokesmen. Arkansas Man Killed in Action HOT SPRINGS, AU«. ». (/T)— Mrs. Hena Edwards. Hot Springs, has been notified by the Army Department that her son, Pvt. Cecil Edwards, IS, w as killed In action in Korea on Aug. .17. He was attached to the Fifth Cavalry Division, «nd had been overseas since June. He Is Garland County's Mcond war death. The first was U. Johnny Grays, who was killed In > plane crash shortly after th« war began, Reds Believed Sailing World Paper Claims Officers Secretly Checking Skill And Ship* of Foreigners LONDON, Aug. 29. .(/p| _- The Dally Herald In a story from Stockholm today said Russian submarines are stilling secretly In Soviet merchant ships to all parts of the world. , "They are under orders to achieve pinpoint navigational skill and learn snapshot recognition of foreign vessels in the shorten possible time," the dispatch said. A. J. McWhinnie. the Herald's Stockholm correspondent, said his facts were "pieced together from three authentic sources of information." He did not disclose these sources. . "While prefabricated parts ol submarines are still being carried by rail and canal to widely-scattered bases," the account continued, "actual assembly of the prefabricated hulls and machinery has been slowed down lor the training, sea time •Mid skill of the crews to catch up. "My Informnttcn Is that the total of Russian submarines hn.s reached 380, and the prefabricntlon plant could produce 45 to 51) new boats each month if the IrnmcU crews were available." The dispatch snid that 120 of the 380 are obsolete and that half of the remainder were built for purely defensive operation around the Russian coastline. 1 "So Russia's longrange operation- al'underwater strength nt this moment l s iso submarines," the dispatch said. "Fifty of these are believed to be in the Baltic and 60 in the Pacific." The dispatch did not locate tin- other 20. 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To submit the question of voting » total school tax of »0 mills, as set out In the Dtatrlct's budget, which shall Include, in addition to the mllljge for the operation and maintenance of the schools and lor (he payment of tht principal md Interest ol outstanding bond Issues, Including a proposed bond Issue of «*.«X>, to be issued U> complete and Improve present school buildings. Said bond i*su« will run for approximately 30 years and will be secured by a pledge of the jurplus derived each year from t building fund tax ol 15 mills voted for th« District's bond Issue dated October 1, 1949, which, will be conlln- tied until the payment of the principal and Interest of the proposed new bond Issue. Any surplus revenue from the build- Ing fund mlllage, after the payment of principal and'interest *AGE ELBVBM of tin bond* aiiturln; that year and provlcUnj for tht rim six monthi' Interest on all outstanding bonds, may be tiMd by the District for an other Khoot purpoae. 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