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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER T, 198fl U.S.-Russia Confine Plane 'Fights'to Verbal Bouts ican with By JOHN M. HIGHTOYVKR WASHINGTON, Sept. 7. I/ft Russia's handling of the [Korean plane • Incident w»« regarded by diplomats here today as evidence that the Soviet still 'wants to confine its conflict with tne United to diplomatic clashes. at Is the aim, too, of tile Amer- government'' In lt-s relations the Soviet-Communist bloc. In addition the United Slates has displayed in' the present incident •a determination not to deal directly with Moscow on a matter which it contends involves the United Nations. The point with respect to Russian policy is important because American authorities are convinced that Incidents nf this kind will occur In the future as, In (act. they have occurred in the past. Two American aircraft were shot dou-n by Yugoslavia in 1046 jvhrii that country was still firmly tied -to the Soviet, A United states naval plane was destroyer! over the Baltic Sea last April, allegedly by Soviet fighters. Only last month Red China charged that American aircraft had slraferl an air strip In Manchuria, and the United States conceded in the U.N. that was "a possibility. '' Rules of Cunlrnl Informed officials Fay incident* of this kind are frequently the. result of the fact that- airplanes, do not follow the same rules of control as other means of travel or attack In war. Boundary lines are mnre often than not obscure from the air/ One vessel may look- very tm'ch 'HXe another. Commander.* ' may feel lhat an aircraft can fl> ^£ intelligence mission over alien Writory and -get-back without he- Ing detected or caught. •f. Even Innocent Causes Even when the causes of the affair are Initially innocent, an Incident Is quickly caught up in the atmosphere. of hatred and suspicion which now dominates relations between the Communist countries and the rest of. the world. 'The' 'usual reaction of governments in such cases |s to rely upon diplomacy Ui handle complaints anc protests until they are ready for a showdown. Then an -incident may become a "shot heard round the world." For that reason any outburst or violence between nations is always potentially dangerous un- tii the reaction of' the responsible governments becomes known. There Is a striking similarity" between the Soviet reaction to the destruction of a Russian airplane by U.N. forces In Korean waters on Sept. 4 and the destruction of be American airplane over the. Bal- April, neliberate Snfxjtmp hile. Moscow, repeatedly charpcc ^- i'h*,'. American craft 'flew over tss'iari territory and ''" Ignorec Srnings to land, the United States asserted that the aircraft was unarmed and was shot down over 'the open waters of Ihe Baltic. Tlie plane 'was reported here to have been on a routine flight. American authorities still suspect the Soviets deliberately shot it down because they have come to consider, the Baltic a closed sea unrter Russian domination. In (heir first official reaction to the Korean plane incident, the Russians alleged yesterday that their aircraft shot down off Korea was unarmed and was many miles from the spot where the United States reported to the U.N. It was found • authorities here suspect .hat the Russians simply twj*l«l the American account of Ihe Baltic iffair to suit their own purpo*« in .hU instance. ..''..'• • « Navy Admits Plane Shooting WASHINGTON, Sept. «. ' W) — The Navy acknowledged today that two of its fighter planes »hot down the Russian bomber off Korea on Monday, - ; This was the first official word lhat American planes knocked off the twin-engined Soviet craft when, the u. S. charges, It attempted to ttack.United Nations naval forces. At the time the Incident 'was first reported ISje State Department said ihe bomber "'opened fire upon »-u. N. fighter patrol, which returned its fire and shot it down." Fred F /eemon Farm Tejriants Get Awards T»hanU of th* Vn4 PtMmtn ftrm of M«nil» were (ue«U Itrt ni«ht »t the anniul itetk nipper «tr»n- by Mr. Fleemnn u the elliui «t 'hi* »nnu»l f.nnlnf conte**; • ; »ch ye«r, Mr. rieertun otltn cmsh aw«rd« to the teriint who <k»» the/best job <furin» the y«w, The content u bued en tarnu'tetd. »p- pearance, upkeep or ditehe«, eie»rt- lmes« of tench row« -«nd th» control of *eed» and (riue*. .-..•-. Mrst plioe winner for'thU ye«r'» contest ru Lon«« Wright. The iee- ond place «w»rd went to Nelnoii Hamilton »nd Joe D»vi« won the third place prize. .They are ill ten- »nu on Mr. Fleeman's Manila farm. Judging for the contest wu done this ye»r by County Agent Keith Bilbrey, o. o. Stiver* of Manila and Bob Klllion of Manila, . "The supper win held at' the M mari Farm in Manila. PINCER •Some. Continued from Page I Kyongju, another main highway point 18 miles southwest of Red- captured Pohang port on the Sea of Japan coast. ' -Americans control the airfield six miles" south of Pohang. The gains were slow and bloody .'The u. S. 8th Army in Korea,reported ,'thal elements of the 25th Division in the southwest gavi some-ground' at the outset of tin push toward Pusan. But. the com muitique said, the American* re gained it in a fierce mid-day coun teV-atiack. In the southwestern fighting thi 25th Division has inflicted mor than 13,000 casualties on the Red In seven days. Immediately north of that, bitter ly contested ground U. S. Marine and 2nd Division Infantrymen push crt back remnants of four Red di Visions. across the Naktong Rive vest of Vongsan. Yongsan It t miles south of Taegu, Fight Was Bloody The fight there was grim ant, bloody. Hand to hand'combat raged. The Marines and doughboys charged with bayonets and swung their rifle butts as clubs. They captured dominating hills.' American officers estimated 1300 Communists had been killed and wounded there In s week of fighting. .- ; - .'.U. S. casualties have been heavy along the 55-mlie front in the southwest and west., Three Communist divisions are pounding toward Taegu from the east. .Two more Red divisions have been Identified In the drive down the. .KLumhwa highway toward Taegu. -'sji'.. ' -. : •.,-.- •-.-:'.-' ,i : - -- Tlie North Koreans were reported massing fresh strength opposite the gash they have cut in Allied lines southwest of lost. Pohang port, second most imporlant on the Korean southeast coast. Truman Visits Marine League Pr«*i<Uitt Fellows wiHi Pcnonol t M«4ting More Than 100 Hear Talk on TB More than loo persons were present last night at the community educational program sponsored bj the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association at the Tomato schcx-;. Mrs. c. G. Rerman, executive secretary of f'e association, reported this morning. • ' The pro«.-,m included > talk b.\ Mrs. Redman and the shewing of a film on tuberculosis. It was the first attempt by the association to sponsor a community program at Tomato, although several programs have been given to school children and Mrs. Redman said she was pleased by ihe Urge attendance. Mrs. Redman also announced lhai. a similar program was held at the Promised Land Negro school last Tuesday by Mrs. Frances Gam mill; office secretary of the associ atlon. liresfock Drirer* Forfeit Bonds C. W. Whistle and Leonard Oldham each forfeited S10 cash bonds m Municipal Court this morning on charges of speeding. The National Geographic Society says watermelons'were brought to America by the^earllesl settlers. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, til Sept: 7. .(/n—(USDA)—Hogs 7.000. active: weights 180 n* up 25-35 higher than aveiaae Wednesday; lighter weights SO higher:, sows 25 higher; bulk good arid choice 200230 Ibs J3.7.5-24.00: top, 34.00 freely: heavier weights scarce: most 1M- 190 Ibs. 23.00-SO: 150-170 Ibs 20.5023.00, mostly. 20.15-22.75; HO-140 )b« 16.50-20.00; good and choice sows 400 Ibs down 20.25-21.50: 'dood 410- SOO lb.- 19.23-20.00: heavier raws 16.75-18.75; stags 12.SO-U.OO; boars 8.50-12.00. - • . . . Cattle 2,000, calves .1 106: small supply of cuttle, .carrying a large. percentage of scows, around »5 per i-ent of rec'eipljtj-thiii class; about ei,,ht !r»rt;-or steers available; these comprised largely of small ' lots; opening trade active on «ll. classes: prices generally steady;, a few high niedtum and good steers 29.50-30.00: hi'-'lurn and good heifers and mixed yearlings -largely 2«.(K)-30.00: comm in and medlijin cows lfl.M-21.Ofl; odd heivd good Ji.50-23.00; canners and cutlers 18.00-19.00. Truman Munch** Crow WASHINGTON. Sept. 1. If, _ Marine League delegates. In good humor from . President Truman's apology for his cracks about their service, were passing this tsg around convention headquarters: 'What's for lunch today, crow?" PUMPS In t/te v/ou tocmt/ D in tke Aee(«i you want! and Conni* 5.95 to 7.95 Your favorite tew-tul pomps .. rich, soft suedt *nd leathcra in Black. Rrown *nd RH.. .famed• for (heir smart styling, nnd craftsmanship. HEUERS SHOE STORE 423 W. Main WASHINGTON, Sept. T. IJT> ~ resident Truman m«de «n tinner- •Wed visit to MI* M»rln« Corps 8tie> meeting today and ej- «S£C) hope there .will never bt iithtr misunderstanding" between him and the Marines. t wa.. a personal and emphatic lov up to hl> apology of yesterday 'or his earlier "unfortunate" words •*»ut Ihe fighting corps. TV leauue gave him * standing ovation and applauded furiously »nen he said, with • grin: •you succeeded In enticing me over here." < Whh his mind obviously on the Mrorr over his description of the Marines as a "police force" with "a prop?, g a id* machine that is almost equal to Stalin's," Mr. Truman said: "There are Incidents lliat some time appear almost »s If it was Ihe end of the world at the lime," but that eventually turn out to be for tne_ ROM of the country. Tllen he added, that when he mpkes a "mistake. I try to correct Mi. Truman went on lo express his resentment over "unfounded attacks against certain men in the public service." He attributed those attacks to politics In connection with ihe approaching November election. Truman'* Broad Grin Mr. Truman walked in to Ihe crowded room with a broad grin on his fac*. He kept that grin until he started speaking. He turned jStrious when he asked for their support In the Korean war which he said he hoped would lay the foundation for the peace which is hl s only aim In life. : Mr: Truman sairl that when the Korean invasion occurred, the United states had lo support the United Nations; It had to "fight" or back down. He expressed hope the Marine League—an organization of former Marines—would support him In his efforts to "set peace in the world." The ex-Marines applauded vigorously. ^ There was'no show in the convention hall of bitterness engendered by Mr. Truman's original cracks about tht Marines. The. commandant of the leasjuf.. Clay Nixon, had prepared the way for the President's visit with a little speech. Nixon told his comrades Ihe 'mailers' discussed yesterday are at an end." "N« Wisecracks- He jald the President was coming to the meeting and told them, "We wtll"expect you':to demean' yourselves as'Marine* »nd Americans." ."Nei'.wisecracks will be tolerated," Nixon Mid «nd adried 'there Is no place for levilr In s country at war.*' A buslar »oimded attention as the President..walked jrlnnlncly up to ARC IS THERE—B«rb«rm Huu«y, American Red Cross worker, comforts wounded G.I.'i »s they leave Pusan, South Korea, on > tiospital ship for Japan. Cpl. Jamet Cook, of Salt Lake City, Utah, is on th« itretcher at the right and Grant Hale, of SUltncr, W. Va, l< In Ihe foreground. Chapman Denies Red Affiliation WASHINGTON, Sept. 7. (/Pi- Secretary of tiie Interior Chapman, with the blessings of President Truman, vigorously denied today he lias ever had any Communist lies. "I have none whatever; I never j 'have," Chapman tokl the Senate I I Interior Committee Investigating I cliai-Rcs brought against him by j Senator Scllocppel Ifl-Kasi. He saiii he had never had any connections with any subversive group, "open or closed." BOOKS Two Missco Men Receive Paroles Two Mississippi County men were iitnong the S« convicts paroled from the state Penitentiary yesterday by the State Parole Board at a meeting in Little Rock. They are L. .V; Craft, who was .sentenced Jan. 1ft, ip-Wi, to serve seven years tor incest, and James i'.. Snirter, who wa«'.-enlencFri Nov. II.'1940, to serve two years lor for- ecry and uttering. South Korea is'largely agricultural. • the speakers platform. He was applauded again when he was Introduced to the Meeting by Gen. Clifton Cates. commandant of the Marine Corps. Nixon presented the President a distinguished guest medal nntt a history of the Marine Corps'. The President beamed and the delegates cheered as Mr. Truman accepted the history. ' Before leaving,- trip President joined in singing the Marine Anthem "Prom The Halls 'of Mnnte- ?.uma." There" was loud cheering RS Mr. Truman Balked off Ihe speakers platform.' From the convention floor j t-ame shouts of "Good Boy, Harry." ' But one unidentified delegate was 1 heard to say ,"f wouldn't wave to • you. you hypocrite." ' (Conllnueo, tinni page I) Boyrt are Southern Part of Heaven by Prinre and Dor Inn; Cou i'-wous by Kimir. siren by Mrs. Roy Harper, Mrs, w. M. Robinson and Mrs. F. E. made. 1'wrlVft volumes were donated liy Mr. Riirt Mrs. L. O. r.ill In memory nf their »on, R :l y Allen GUI These volumes Included Piiii'tlnal. ly Seventeen. Du Jardln; Mirrors nf Ca-|le Donne, llunlnu; Llllle Whistle. Fiost. Uttta-or-Notlilng from Notlinplimn. Henry; Gnlleon from Manila, Hund; whistlers, Van, »»n! Johnny nm s , •chok; • y.lon Skl». 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