The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 17, 1952
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT (ARK.) COURIER NEWSh FRIDAY, OCTOBER IT, IKS Kai-Shek's Army too Old? The He " Bomb No, Says General Chih-Jou By, SPKNER MOOSA TAIPEH, Formosa Ml — The chlct of Notionalist China's Joint General Staff scoffs ot reports Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's 600,000 man army on Formosa Is over-age and getting stale. Four-star Gen, Chou Chlh-jou described the Nationalist forces as actually "in their best years as lighting men." Their average Is 26. "We can take the Communists on, one to IO/' he asserted In an Interview, As in other armies, he said, over-nge officers and men are being replaced by new recruits, drawn from an ample manpower pool of refugee malnlanders and native Formosans. The Nationalist Army, which once numbered four Io five million men. has seen no combat In almost three years, Chou admitted there wore a large number of generals on Formosa, but hastened to add: It should be realized tliat they were cither. not. created here.'They came from the mninlnnd <of Chlnn)." "Under a retirement system we have instituted," he said, "many of them are going into civilian stnlus." Chou said many reforms had been introduced In the armed forces on Formosa. Among these he listed: an Insurance plan for dependents, better pay and improved living conditions and the elimination of "paper soldiers"'— mythical troops whose pay some commanders on the mainland used to pocket for themselves. The 54-yeiir-old general said the figure of 600,000 men in uniform In free China was no exaggeration, but that did not mean every man was a front line soldier. Chou would give no hint on the volume of U. S, military supplies coming to Formosa, but estimated it is more than last year. In his opinion, there will be no enlargement of (he Korean VVnr, but he sees no sudden end Lo it, By JAY HEAVILIN and RALPH LANE Indonesians Run Riot in Protest Of Censuring of Defense Minister JAKARTA, Indonesia VP)—Thousands of Indonesians rnn riot In Indonesia's capital today In the wake of a parliamentary vote censuring Defense Minister Hamcngku LUXORA NEWS TTA Meets .The Luxorn Parent-Tent:hers Association held its monthly meeting in the" school cnfeteria Wednesday afternoon, .with 39 members and guests present- Raymond COlve was presented In n cornet solo for the musical portion of the'program. The principal speaker for the event was PJiiJip J. Deer .superintendent of echools at. Wilson, tniklhg on citizens' concerns in government affairs. • ' . -. . • Mr, Deer answered the question, "Can ."\yc Govern .Ourselves " ' by pointing"; out the , individual's vc- Eponsibillty to,'government. " ;Room attendance prizes were won "by Mrs. Mitflin's third grade and -Mr. Driver's senior clnss! Hostesses for the evcrit were organizational past-presidents, including Mrs. R. • L. Houcfc, Mrs. T. L. Stanford, Mrs. WUltam Johnson, Mrs. W. J. La'ync, Mrs.- Joe Gentry, Mrs, W. E. Head, Mrs A. D. Rozelle and Mrs, J. H. Thwcatt. ". '-'• Canasta Club .Entertained •Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castlio enler- ••!ain«dC' members ol their Cnnnsta Chib^with a dinner party at their • country 1 home- Saturday night. In the games following, Mr. and Mrs.! John Ford were prize winners. The game room, was decorated in .fcitl: colors with a Halowecn motif prc- ' vailing. Personals _.Mrs. Harry Stanford Is visiting her mother, Mrs. W. J, Lucas, in . Kilgore, Texas, for sevefal weeks. .Mrs. R. J. Gillespie is in Green' vHIe, Miss., on a visit with 'her daughter. Mrs. H. C. Davidson, and family. ' ;Mrs. G'. C. Williams is visiting her daughter In El Paso, Te.xns for several weeks. Mrs. Jimmle Catsontone of Florida was a recent visitor here for several days with her mother, Mrs. E.-M. Odoiii, and sister, Mrs. MUr- ry Richardson, and family. Petty Officers Third Class Jim- Buwono Ix, the popular sultnn of Jakarta, Several thousand persons mobbed the residence of the Netherlands high commissioner, tore down the Dutch fluff flying there nnd ripped It to shreds. Government tanks tind artillery rolled Into the heart of Jakarta some 15,000 demonstrators congregated n round the parliament build- Ing at daybreak and demanded (he legislature dissolved. Wearing apparel of many of the rioters and some of the banners they carried Indicated the Conumi- niits had a part in the disturbance The parliamentary censure resolution yc.slctdny demanded reorganization of the young republic 1 , 1 ? Defense Department and armed forces, which the 40-year-old Snl- tnn headed. As .a result, the seven month-old government of Premier Wllopo wns expected to resign The vote stemmed from charge: by an tinny colonel that the Sultan had been inefficient and pushed policies contrary to the country's Interests. Crash Results In Chain Reaction BOSWELTj, Tnd. frtV-Tv.'o driven suffered only minor Injuries wher their trucks collided near here, bu the collision set off n chain reaction. • One truck, loaded with beer smashed into ti farmhouse nnrl ho LI caught fire. James Border, 84, blliu owner of the home, suffered n hear attack. Fireman' Raymond Smitl was cut by flying glass ns beer bat ties exploded. Read Courier News classified Ads my Laycl has just returned to hi bnse- after A visit here with rela lives. Mr. Layel, who has been sla ttoncd at Norfolk, Va. r is now sta tioncd. at Brooklyn, N. Y., Nav Yard. , Mrs. E. R. Bogan Is currently o a 10 day tour to Milwaukee, Wis where she Is attending tlia Gencrn Grand Chapter of the Order of th Eastern Star. Walter Wood, who has been patient st the Memphis Bapl Hospital for the past several week is now convalescing at ills countr home. I Thcrt Riis* moke on H- CCtiain, Inth d Opa rim I has Peter wotl<J-i(*nowi uid hydro, ihorJty, \YQ\ criutov, fami clear cxpc many other fists, rcprc the highest workers in the Ip odd it io course, RUSSJ stofcn lop research liom the U Great Brila 1 Resource* ore Russia's biggest vecVnett. Th* U. S, con mine tta two richest uranium deposits in Hw world—HM fklgion Congo and Canada's Great Bear Lake area. Runta must wu slave tabor m on attempt fo raise the yield of her depleted low-9'ode depociii in Czechoslovakia and H»e Wony mmju- Tritiurr m o fi u t a c- ture, to bo coir* j!&£ on by the U. S. ot ; -r the SoronnoK River Plant, port of which U pictured oboyc, te* quires lorgeomounts of u r a n i u m — 80 pounds produce only one of tritium. For this reason outhori- fioi believe the USSR will not expend her precious uranium in tritium production until shchas finished building up her A- 3-\-j bomb stockpile. News of Men In the Service 1 Opl. Prank L. McCormick, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. McCormlck of Rt. 2, iMnnll.i, recently was, graduated from the 32mi Antl-Atrcraft Artillery Brigade's Non-Commls- sioncd Officers Academy at Brige- ro*:k, England. He is n loader and flrer with the 60th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion. ItKTUUNS — Billy Jo,e Clcvin- ger, son of Mr. nnrl Mrs, Htchard Clcvlngcr of Manila, is serving aboard the heavy cruiser USS Bremerton, which flocked at Long Beach, Calif,, recently after six months in Korean waters. Robert W. Ynlcs. son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Yntcs of Wilson, hns been promoted to airman first class. He Is assigned lo Headquarters, 10th Weather Squadron, In Waco,-Tex., where he Is an Air Force administrative specialist. Base, San Antonio, Tex. Cpl. Hoy Howard, son of Mr. and. 'Mrs, W. K. Howard of Rt. 1, Hor- riersvllle, Mo., is returning to the U.S. after eight months in Korea BB an automotive technician with (lie 518th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company. Seaman Guy H. Edwards, son of Mrs. Clema M. Edwards of Leach- villo, and Fireman William F. Lind of Luxora have returned to the U.S. aboard the heavy cruiser USS Baltimore after six months duty in the Mediterranean area. Pfc. Travis Cunningham, Jr., son of Travis Birmingham, Sr., of Rt. l, Kennett, Mo., recently spent n,five- day rest and recuperation leave in Japan's He Is serving with JJaltery B of the" 64th Field Artillery Battalion. PvL Carl Stone, son of Mrs. Eula Notes of Wilson, recently completed seven months service in Korea with the 7th Infantry, Division. He is n cook with Headquarters Battery of the 31st Field Artillery Battalion. FINIBMNQ HASIO-Pvt. Nor- ^ m&n t p man o. Bambo,, 17, son of the + i, an( j O f Mrs . De iia Blythevilie, served seven months Rev. and Mrs. James P. Rambo of Blythcvilte, is completing his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. Scrunnn Marlon Lindsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Linrtsey of Yarnro is currently serving aboard the tanker USS Mattnponi in the Pacific. ENDS TRAINING — Airman Third Class Thomas P. Phillips, grandson of Mrs. L. T, Moore of Dlythcvllle, has finished a teletype operators training course at Francis E. Wnrren Air Force nasc in Cheyenne, Wyo., and has been assigned to duty at Donaldson Air Forccjsasc In Greenville, S. C. Cpl, Clyde J. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Boyd of Caruthersville, Mo., Is stationed with the 110th Infantry Regiment In Gocppingen. Germany. A former University of Missouri football player who took part In the IW9 and 1950 'Gator Bowl games, Cpl. Boyd is a tackle on the UOth's team .this year. ,Pvt. Larry Lunslord, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lunsford of Rt. 2, Blytheville, is completing his basic training at Lackland Air Force Schmidt of aboard the destroyer escort control ship USS Prybarger in Korean yra- ters. The ship has returned to the U.S. Pvt.-Atvm Cook ,son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. L. Jennings of Stcele. has been awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge while serving with the.7th Ir.fsntry Division. Pvt. CooV. whose wife, Mrs. Lavada Cook, also resides in Steele, is a cook with the 17lh Regiment's Headquarters Company. •ille Is currently serving aboard the heavy cruiser USS Helena, which is on her thk-d tour of duty In Korean waters. Sergeant First Class Thomas V Petty, husband of Mrs. Helen Petty of Arbyrd, Mo., has arrived In Japan for duty with the 1st Cavalrj Division alter having served in Korea for six months. WILSON NEWS By MRS. B. F. BOYLES' Airman Jack I. Saliba of Blythe Airman First Class Robert W Yates. sou of Mr. and Mrs. H. G Yates, Sr., who is stationed a James Connelly. Field, Waco. Tex as, spent the week end with hi family. ' Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hay Harwel were honored at a reception given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jet Brlggs in Corinth. Miss., Sunday. The Rev. O. C. Taylor of Osceo la is conducting a revival at th Wilson Methodist Church this week Earl Ward of Waco. Texas, Is as sitting with (he singing. Mrs. Eva Kerlin of Wilson am daughter, Mrs. Earl Cross of Wes Memphis, spent Monday and Tues day with Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hoi lowell and other friends In Portage ville. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cullom of Wil son and Mrs. S. C. Brandon, Jr., o Memphis were in Nashville for -th w. We Mb ame Saturday. Mr. and MM, L T. 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