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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER TKB DOMINANT NtWCPAWl <MP NORTHEAST ARKAUAifl AKTI *r\r.TuvA a~ x*vo«s<.TtT>* VOL. XLVI—NO. 147 Blythevill* Dtll; Nn BlythcvlU* CouriMT BLythevlllt Villey Johnson to Quit Adviser Claims By ERNKST B. VACCAKO WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. (AP)—A close adviser to t resident Truman sakl today that Louis Johnson ii on his way out as secretary of defense. This administration confidant, who declined to be quoted by name, said that Johnson may step out before the genera) election in November. ar ARKA*«A« AND _JOUTHBAOT KIMOUni _BLYTHEV1LLK, ARKANSAS, 'SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1950 This report lacked any official confirmation Iron) the White House or Defense Department. In [act the :alling lor Johnson'i removal. Mr. Truman has vigorously defended Johnson on more than one - - wibiiiw ~-i,jji»i tiit-,**v. «•! a,«uv »n-j /TIIu uniy yesieiQay ine Marine. current feeling in Congress is that Corps League adopted a resolution the President Is still slicking by his defense secretary. Johnson has been the target, of a swllelng' flood ol criticism from Congressmen and other sources. This reached Its bitterest pluli last weekend when Rep. Tauriello (D-NY), in a second demand for Johnson to quit, said he understood Johnson helped force trin Ivte Defense Secretary James Forrestal Missco's First Inductee Quota % for Ten Men Group Will Leave For State Capital On September 27 ' The first 10 men from Mfs- nissippi County to be inducted into the Army under the Selective Service Act thai was ordered back into effect in July will leave Blytheville Sept. 27. This first quota for actual inductions was announced this morn- Ing by Miss Rosa Saliba of Bl.vtiie- ville, clerk of the Mississippi County Draft Board. . These men will depart from the Greyhound Bus Depot here at 1:35 a.m.'Sept. 77, she said. Thev will fir«t. report to the Army Induction Center in Little Rock and later b« assigned to Army bases for 1 training ~<Jo tif^Chf- 19 wi'l nn* be :ed ho'wevei, unhl the dil departure Miss Sahhi men to be inducted will out of office. And Marine Resolution only yesterday the Marine occasion. However, some White House udes said the President has been Increasingly concerned over persisting reports of dirferences between Johnson and secretary of State Acheson. One daily confidant of the President said that while Mr. Truman will defend to the limit an appointee from outside attack he is concerned because of published reports of Defense Department criticism of the secretary of state. "Of course this you may be sure,' one White House aide said, "the President feels that Secretary of State Acheson has borne up lo this case with supreme dignity and'will remain in the cabinet after Johnson has gone." How long oJhnson will stay on the job. this source said, is this only question. He added that he may step out sooner than most people realize. Mr. Truman told * news conference on Aug. 3 that both Johnson and Acheson, who also has oeen a target of congressional and other attacks, would stay as long as tic Is President. And only last week—a/ter John'-, son had said he had no intention of quitting unless Mr. Truman asked him to do so—the President, reaffirmed that he wanted to keep Johmon. Since that time, however, more than one White House official has reported, the President now feels that way only about Acheson. The men to be inducted will be nsminu i(-m,,sept 9 I/FI— president Truman will broadcast to notified earlier,by the County Draft " le nation (8 30 p m Bljtheville time) tonight a report on how he Board, however, leaving them neTr- aonal affairs.-. . . •/ '"' Ainonir First Kxamlned • iThls group will be" comprised of men who were among-"the first to .receive their, orders to report for physical .examinations and repre- «ent« men lust called in late July and early" August. The county's August draft call was for 75 men. Miss Saliba explained that the number to be in- dueled does,.not Indicate that .=. large number failed to pass their physical examinations. Not- all who passed are being Inducted at this time, she said. Actually, the procedure Is tantamount to having two quotas set up —one for the number of men to be examined, and another for the men actually Inducted. Selective Service has made It a practice to call for examination ^nany more men than actually will mm Inducted. This Is to compensate 'Tor those who fail to pass their physicals antt others who are found to have married or become otherwise exempt, since they registered for the draft. Arkansas Cotton Area Forecast— Sppcia] Forecast (or Arkansas Cotton Producing Areas: Occasional light rain or drizzle JntUcalrrl for northern Rnd eastern counties today and in the norlheast tonlqht. Smulay, partly cloudy and Monday fair. Some- wlvt warmer Sunday. Humidity will he M;h hi the early morn- i""r, **-»mls will be light to mode r;tte. V Arkansas forecast: i\fostly cloudy with occasional light rain in north- MOSTI.Y CLOUDY LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 9. (*•(—It cost S4.41 more «- year In 1949 east portion this afternoon and tonight. Sunday partly cloudy and warmer in north and central portions. Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy this afternoon and tonight; light ..... «.._ ,,.-,...,, na showers south and centra) this af- telephone than It did in 1946, says ternoon, dissipating tonight; Sunday mostly cloudy; occasional shower' likely north portion by evening 60-65; high Sunday 75-80. Minimum this morning—«fl. Maximum yesterday—68. Sunset today—6'16. Sunrise tomorrow—5:39. Precipitation ,24 hours to T »m todiy—.25. Totnl since J«n. I—51.W. Mean temperature (midway between hl"h and lowi—64. _ rpnr.a. mean Icmperalurt Truman to Tpll Nation .iiconomic Plans WASHINGTON, ,Sept Bathing Suit Contest ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept, 9. Hv—Fifty-four «lrU who hive displayed shapely limbs, talent and personality will learn tonight which one ot them U to be Miss America, IBM. yifteen contestants have been selected for tonight'* final* but who they ire will nol be known until the announcement li made to th« au'dlenct in Convention Hall during tonights show. The winner o( the title will get » $5,000 scholarship, a new automobile, and several movie, stage and radio contract offers. Holder of the title could earn about »SO,000 during Ihe year of her reign. The entrants come from 46 slain, four cities, Canada, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Hawaii, for the crown now worn by Jacque Mercer of Phoenix, Arii. : ' In a Flamingo Ra(hin( Suit Two more preliminary winners were added last night.' They were eighleeu-year-old Mary Jennings from Hot Springs, Ark., who took the nod of the judge* when she paraded down the runway with a flamingo red bathing suit closely hugging her curvM mid Sandra Joanne stahl, 21, of Washington. DC., who sang a portion of the bell song from "Lakme" In a talent contest. Four other girls were winners of the bathing suit and talent divisions in the first two nights of preliminaries'. The preliminary winners had reason to expect selection as finalists but there have been instance*' In the past where preliminary winners have not been chosen for the iiual Judging. First Winner* . Winners of the first two night* of competition were: Bathing suit division—Miss California (Joanne Durant of San Diego). Miss Alabama (Yolands Betbeze of Mobile). , Talent division—MLss Connecticut (Heuee Roy of Haitford). Miss South Dakota Urene O'Connor of Burbank). Today's program opened with breakfast with the judges, an. important part In Judging of personality. At noon the contestants left for general rehearsal in' the convention hall and to hear final Ini, struct ions. • • The final contest gets under -vay at 8 p.m. and is expected to wind Up shortly after 11 p.m. when the new Miss America is crowned. /•-'< Miss Stahl, winner In last night's talent contest, is a 'greeii-e^ed blande."6he wore an' bf/-tlie-.shoii!- •Mis* Mary Jenning* — lAP.PhoioJ Truman win broadcast to plans to use the "broadest economic control powers ever held by a United S - tatCS Presldent - Th« P™" 8 rim I became effective when the President into law yesterday the control bill passed by Congress Sept. 1. Blytheville Man Hurt in Korea; 3 Arkansans Killed . Cpl. B. W. Wyatt, son of Mrs. Frankie W. Hall of 1905 W. Vine St., has been reported injured in Korea. Mrs. Hall received a telegram yesterday from the War Department notifying her that her son had been seriously injured In action 'on the Korean war front. Cpl. Wyatt is an ambulance driver in the medical corps. He has been in the Army about four years. Three Arkansans have been listed by the Defense Department as killed in action and one more died of wounds received In battle. Three others are listed as wounded or missing. They are: Killed in action—Army: Cpl. David D. Davis, son of the Rev. J. L. Davis, Crnwfordsville: Pvt. Donald R. Redd, son of Mrs. Jean Redd. Lepinto; Ret. Leroy J. White, son of Everette White. Booneville. Died of wounds—Marine Corps: Pfc. Ralph j. Gipson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Gipson, Black Oak Wounded _ Army: Pfc. Billy L Hirmlon, son of Mrs. Dela Hcindon. Eureka Springs. May Missing (r altion — Army: Pfc George C Bradley. Jr., son of Mrs. Frances Bradley. New Blalne; 2nd Lt Mcrvln H. Davis, son ot Mrs John C Davis, Pine Bluff. New York Cotton High Low Close 0=1 «C99 «59 4CSS-99 Dec U05 4063 4105 Mch 4104 40S5 4104 May 40«3 4041 4080-83 J'y 4«rr 3934 403:1-31 Od 3596 3565 3596 Dec 3553 3530 3561N It gave Mr. Truman greater -authority than ... by President Roosevelt In World War II. On« itse— to curb installment— plan buying— was Invoked » few minute* after Mr. Truman signed the bill. This was a Federal Reserve Board order lightening, effective Sept. 18, credit terms that can be Xusiu pug soins jo sj3.<nq po.vioirn other goods, Mr. Truman himself has said he won't use his new wage-pncc-ra- Ifonlv.g control powers In the near future. So the credit-tightening action will reach more directly into the lives of millions of Americans than any other steps now in Ihe cards. Assignment of material priorities to military producers and limits on inventories of e-wcntial item= lo prevent hoarding are reported to be the next control steps contemplated by the administration. somewhat pounds. She has black hair and that held hazel eyes. She was well-received in the talent division but did not win honors Ihere. She ts competing as Miss Arkansas. Credit Terms But .such moves as these — plus a lightening ot mortgage credit term.; in lino with the new credit limits on goods purcha^e.s — awaited directions from Mr. Truman. He 51 ill must say which agencies i\ill handle what powers, so Ihey can proceed to issue orders. The Federal rerervc board was able to act fast on consumer credit restrictions because Congress s.tid .specifically it should wield 'nat control whereas It lelt the President to say who should handle the other controls. The rejerve board, observing th.U easy credit had aided the post-Korea buying rush, set these minimum cash down payment and maximum payoff limits on time buying: One-third down and 21 months to pay for autos. new or used. <The board -said dealers have up to now generally been requiring a 20 per See TRUMAN on rase S Phone Maintenance Cost Hike Outlined to State PSC by Bell for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company to maintain one Arkansas a company expert. And. plant manager Budd Reln- hpld told the Arkansas Public Ser...,„.,, — - -•• M"« vivjii ijj. CVULIIIIS, ---- " ™.— nit f\i r>aiiaAA r uuiit: oer- warmer south Sunday; low tonight v '« Commission yesterday, it'll "" "• v: "'' "— ' ---- «ost an estimated 1S52 than j n 1945. more In Rcinhold was one o( the series of company witnesses who testified in support of Southwestern Bell's application for a 14.620,000 annual Arkansas r»te Increase. His testimony followed the same general line of other witnesses, tending to show Increased costs lor and decreased rates of earning. maintenance expense per telephone «>s J13.44, thai It had Increased In 1948 tc $17.85, and that he calculated by 1952 It would be Relnhold satd his 1952 estimate was based on several assumptions. Including that labor costs remain within present contract .schedules. that material costs remain unchanged, that plant additions, upgrading • of exchanges and conversions from manual to dial systems be carried out as planned. He said that by 1953. Bell tx- In .Arkansas would be 83 P«r cent operated. About 85 per cent more maintenance Is reriuired for dial central of fir « «,i." ' , ' , ••"«•""»• "•- o"oriog-s or rat.' and equipment than for manual, he limited each person to 21 five let. six inches tall and weighs 124 pounds. Miss Jennings, winner o( the night's bathing suit contest, is five feet, six Inches tall and weighs lit) Truman Vetoes Measure to Bar 'Citizenship' WASHINGTON. Sept. ». W> President Truman today vetoed bill denying citizenship to persons who may seek covertly to overthrow the government through association with Communist front organizations. At the same time he. asked Congress lo re-enact another section of the measure which he had recommended. That section says the right to become a naturalized citizen should not be denied or abridged because of race. The- effect would be to grant naturalization rights to American residents of Asiatic origin. In a message returning the measure o the House. Mr. Truman said the language of the section on Communist front groups "is so vague and Ill-dclincd that no one can tell what it may mean or how it. may be applied." 'The result." he said, "mlcht be EIGHT PAGES •INCLg COPIES .. . , — — —"•—'-<«• v-Ajrin* flVA UBNTB I Mitt Am«rrM finolt lottigni — A • • • • mmmt ' " Miss Arkansas Wins Allied TfOOpS $1130 Shut Ret! Bnfn/nn Suit Contest ' r «**%• Gap; Lose Battleline Foothold Battle Mountain Again Taken by Communists; Air Support Returns By RUSSELL BRINK! TOKY'O, Sept. 9. (AP)_Allied troops BiiappeH shut 1 1 dangerous Hod gap in the northeastern eirt of the Ko «an last R fool " old 8t " _ AmericHn and South Korean ti'uops linked forces east of laeg,, to close a threatening five-mile opening in the Una between Yoiigchon RIK! Kyongju. WI.OT REScrjEO-An unidentified U. S. sailor tows raft bearing injured Task Fore. Tl pilot. U. Nathan E. Curry. Lexington, Mo to waiting u. S .destroyer off North Korean port of Wonsan. Curry shot down by enemy flak while strafing enemy shlnphur m Woman', was rescued by the destroyer which responded to fellow pilots' radio calls (AP Wirephoto). . ——. -logging through mud. had U.S. aerial support for the r;r.a time [„ :I6 hours as skies clenrcd. Sattle Mountain, most bitterly contested lilll In the Korean battle zone, fell « B aIn to an attacking force of North Koreans on Die southwest front. It was the 12th time In 16 dajs the mountain had clmnj»cd hniuls. The fighting wns severe at Baltic Mountain, two miles from burnccl- oul Hainan on the southwestern the bnlci moimtnlti were heavy. But their greatest losses of the day occurred In lighting swirling near Dreaded 'Damp Gas Threatens 117 Scotch Miners; One Rescued —BULLETIN- NEW CUMNOCK, Scullinrf, Srpt. 9. (/Pi —A weary, (as-masked miner — Ihe first or 118 men trapped sine* last Thursday |n the Knockshlnnoch Ca.stte Mine —crawled through deadly black d»mp (u to ufct; ihortljr after noon today. -NEW OUMNOCK, Scotland, Sept. 9.' (AP) — One hundred and sixteen miners on the vergt of rescue from 30-bours entombment in the tol- Japsed Knockshinnoch Coal Mine huddled against • new peril today —the killing black damp gas. The battle to save them continued hours after rescuers reached them. Twelve companions were missing, trapped 120 feet below ground Thursday night after heavy rains sent thousands of tons of nenl and muclc crashing Into the diggings. While relatives and friends prny- ed Mid sang hymns at the mine entrance, grim-faced rescuers hacked their way from an adjoining abandoned coal mine. They borad through 30-feet of coal In a solid wall to reach the main group of miners early today. But the fight was nol over. Great Cloud of Gaj A great cloud of lelhal ga.s— essentially carbon dioxide which accumulates at the bottom of non- ventllRted pits and mine wordings _ barred passage of the 116 men to daylight and freedom. In some respects, the circumstances were similar to th.> cen- traila. 111., disaster March 25, 1947, When 111 men Hied after being trapped by an explosion in a gas- filled mine. Mlne °"'cials were hopeful, n.-\v- 27 Entries Received for Auto Races to Be Held During Fair Twenty-out! entries haw. been received for Hie midget auto races to be held during the Northeast Arkansas District. Pair at Hlytheville, Sept. 19-M, fair officials announced thl*. morning. . ;. ) ~ ~~ * .The races will be held In the afl- »v _^ '. cinoon of the final two days of the Dewey Doubts US-SovietWar Is Nearly Due SYRACUSE. N. Y., Sept. 9. m— 3ov. Thomas B. Ucwey says he las been told by well-Informed persons that war -with Russia will Jrcak out this month but he adds that he tfoes not believe it. The governor, In a speech here last night, did not name his Infor- nanta. He sata he had been asked by cvcr ' of , the 128 men caught s. sa, mc e ' to weaken our naturalization laws ln llle Knockshlnnoch workings by rather than strengthen them. Tiic. tnc cave-in— the size of a fcotbnl) result might also be to Jeopardize the basic rights of our naturalized citizens and other persons lc"iti- malcly admitted to the United States. Phillips to Attend Car Dealers' Meeting Russell Phillip.-, manaser of the Phillips Motor Company, will be one of the two Ford dealers representing the Memphis district at a regional Ford Dealer Council In Kansas city. Mo.. Sept. 13 and H. The group will discuss sales plans and policies and name tw;p of Its members to attend the national Ford Dealer Council at Dearborn, Mich., Oct. 18-20. L. P. Hanrick of Greenwood, MI.H., will represent the Memphis district along with Mr. Phillips. Hurricane Stilt Here MIAMI. Fl* . Sept. 9. hTi-TYie 10- day-old Atlantic hurricane, minus a great deal of Its peak violence but still a dangerous storm, loitered Held. The mine Is 30 rules south of Glasgow. The one known casualty was a rescue worker. Hugh Blac.lt- '.vood, 45, who died after a heart, attack. Nn Positive Wnrrl Although there was no positive word a.s to the 12 missing miners, rescue crew leaders suggested that they may have taken refuge In some other part of the diggings. It was after the break-through to the main group that the bl'tck damp peril Impeded completion of the rescue o! the 116. At 2 a.m. Ihe British Press Association said reports reached the surface, where 200 person* mam- „ U1UII1UI unneara o talned a night and day vigil, thai and believed dead sine , about 200 miles southwest, of the hjnc. moon 'isles of Bermuda today, by > vast high pressure Soop Rationing Endi LONDON, Sept. 9. m— Soap rationing, which went Into effect tn night. rU>ry ' Shortages of fate, and oils hart ounces the men were in good spir'. The . scribed them >s "In the best of fct- week. " tie." The 116 were taken" to an mint entrance two miles dlitant Df»t)lj Black D.rnp It was then that the mine lest ™ showed the presence of the deadly black damp. many persons when war would break out. third world "I've been told." he said, "that it will be this month. However, I don't believe It. But It i., coming eventually, If we n rc weak." Dcwcy addressed about 100 persons at a farm dinner held In connection with lhe New York Slate Fair. He attacked the Truman admin- fs • -. islralion's conduct of foreign af- iKUSSIQIl PTCSS fairs. He said "no one knows where fair. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 nnd 24, on the half-mile oval truck nt (he alfrgroiuiils. Eight events will be run off each day. • ; Entries received lo date Include D. Ellis. John Boswell, Frank Smith, Finncls Perry, Hooker Hood, Carl flunki:i, P. Clnrk, Archie McCarvcr, Hob St. Pierre. Mason McDnnlcls. Wayne Jamcrson, Vlck Barcafcr and Al Hutchison, nil of Memphis; Bill Tiumul of Little Rock; Dave Mny of .lonesboro, H. Cunningham of West Mi'iiipbl.s; HnroW Kiniell of Forrest City; Eddie Carmlcal of Dallas, Tex.; Lylc Johnson ot San Francisco; Freddie Meyers of Miami, Fla., and Ben Beard of Shreve- porl, La. H. E. Blaylock. secretary of the County Fair Assoclntlon, said this morning that construction of booths In the exhibit building has started and that clubs and communities planning to sponsor exhibits nt the fair and wishing to construct their booths early, may do so. . s were the u. .3.' slamis on foreign pollcj until a new statement h made." Meeting of Teachers At ASC Is Postponed A special five-weeks fall session for in-service teachers l. s to be conducted at Arkansas State College In Joncsboro will bcglti Monday, Sept. 25, instead of Monday. Sept. 18, as 'originally scheduled. John Mayas, county supervisor of schools, announced this morning. Dean J. w. Turner of State College notified Mr. Maycs that the later date was being set because of the number of requests asking that the session be postponed. Those who sent rcqucsU for postponement said that the late beginning of cotton picking would Interfere with their attending. Jumps Truman MOSCOW. Sept. 9. 1,1',-The Russian press today gave considerable display to president Truman's brush with the Marines. Headlines In both pravda and Izvcstla referred to the "backfiring of President Truman's diplomatic terminology." Reviewing Mr. Truman's original statement a dispatch sakl he aroused "deep dissatisfaction li Washington's official circles " Soybeans Mar May High Low J.«'i 2.45'i 2.50'i 1.13 2.53'.i 2.51'.; 2.5514 2.53'< Close 2.17-17 2,« 2.52 '.4 Letter Finally Links Brothers Separated for Past 40 Years A brother unheard of for 10 years i Not long er WorW Warfm i alt- con - ;- ----- — "--- -• ----- ..... - nay made ron- ' ™ nagcr of .' he mln ' ! •:«- tact with A Blytheville man this " - Thc Blytheville man. — "*• '•*- tut iftj metjnc man is t K Joining pit for physical exlmimtlons Spaeth, who Thursday received a ""1 " St , bef ° re . b * ln *,, led to lhc '"I" 'rom ' his brother, Carl P. """' ""'"" -"" ••--•-• Spr.ci-h. that ended a separation of four decades. E. B. Spaeth said yesterday lint the 40-year separation began In 1910 when hh brother, mother and two sisters left Toledo, O He was national coal board official. "It can only b« moved slowly and any attempt* to hasten the miphl have fatal results." Ax the Job of pumping out lhe poisoned, odorless gu proceeded, William P«»rson, secretary of the Scottish Miners Union, announced: 'It will be hours yet before we can ! , .. "A? v > s '" n * lhfm ««• the lime The mother and sLslm were headed for Cleveland. Carl, however, went to Virginia and has lived ofl «nd on [or the pa.il 40 years In Norfolk. E. B. Spaeth said he »]xo io.it trade of alt sisters, Lyla » U( j Estella, jflcr this separation. He Had no clues a* to hi? broth- • v «111 ui. I.VMIO jti, i/civiic we c.«n ne IIMU uu ciucs aj& lo his on get them up. Tht gw k moving very , jrs whereabout*. E. B. Spaeth .< n.; who knew his brother ' «*'" ou S" ™ ' ....* rv»[,rr Ilia IJitlVIPJl KIlO R'^ OMJJItillc tUnl[]l!i might have Information that would of Western Europe, help locale him. remember their brother. They were told to contact a Mr. . McKormlck, an Insurance and real estate agent (n Monrocvllle, Mr. McKormlck suggested that Carl contact Cles-sen Wlnstow. Mr. Wim.. hU sister where to llnd Miss Alma o wth h ,v the T; dp » l couu thls " or "i» with whom their brother had for each were set *t $JOO. been renred. They bad inn urn* «. allle Mountain. l.WO R«u Killed im''!f U ' 3 ' 25lh Inrantr y Division killed 1,500 Reds there. Thsl boosted Communist losses on the southwestern front for the week to welt above 15,000 men—a division and i half and raised official estimates if Red losses on al fronls to 27,000 -troops In recent days—about 18 per cent of tlielr 150.000 force. Three thousand counterattacking orth Koreans rccaplured lhe Bald Mountain, , which dominates ap- AP Correspondent Stan Swlnton iald the fleds drove outnumbered Americans off the peak In a thunderous assault and held It Saturday night. The North. Koreans took Bailie Mountain In a dawn thrust, lost it later In the day, then came back with a successful push despite an American nrltllcry barrage of 7000 rounds ami strikes by u. S. planej. Clouds Cover Ridlrfront Rain and thickly packed cloud* which covered the Korean battlefronts Saturday morning dissolved later In the day and Allied aircraft went back into action after a 38 hour lull. AP Correspondent Leif Erickson "•Ported J40 close support plan, flights were made, most of them on the vital northeastern front between Yongchon and Kyongju. .Some ."planes lashed at Red positions In the Naktong River bridgehead west of Ypngsan, 25 miles north of Battle Mountain. At' least one banii of Communists broke from ridge positions opposite the U g Second Division's center and fled toward the Naklon, AP Correspondent Don Huth re|x>rted from that AP Correspondent Jack MacBeth reported /rom the Yongchon front lhat Allied lorccs welded their once, broken lines late Saturday at the. end of a three clay assault. Gain* Ramtneif Ou( Three thousand South 'Korean* tliere rammed out gains of more than two miles southeast of Yong- chon to link with American and other Republican troops punching westward from Kyongju, which is 18 miles southwest of the Red-held cast coast port of Pohnng. The junction In the mud of raln- lashed battlefields knit, together a five-mile breach In Ihe defensive wall that Communist lank columns Had smashed out In a breakthrough earlier In lhe week. Yongchon, gateway to Tacgu 20 mi c» to the west, was recaptured Pi- day from tank-led Reds who held It briefly. The North Korean radio hat claimed Yongchon for two days Scaling the line helped re'<"<-» the Ihrcnt to Tncgu from this" battle flank, behind which 50,000 Communist troops were trying frantically to build up power for a. new thrust. The second gateway to Tacgu from the north was held solidly through- nut the day. u. s. First Cavalry troops beat back hammering Red attacks against their dominating ritige positions seven miles north of Tacgu, the main base of lhe Korean ccnlral warfront. The troopers had given up sonic high ground before Red attacks down the Kumhwa "bowling alley" corridor Friday. Out they clung to the main ridges above the flatlands leading to Tacgu Joint European Army Is Urged WASHINGTON. Sept. 9. W/—The United States Is being urged by some of Its top advisers overseas to ago. however. Carl press for quick action on earlv for- army under a single supreme commander for defensj Diplomatic and administration of. Carl began his search In Monroe- fcials, getting ready for the for- vllte, O., where his brother was e 'g n nilnlsters conference opening raised by a family named Barnes. ln Ncw v °i* next week, have been In Monrocvilte, he and his sister.' toltl lhe matter Is urgent In light Lyla, asked residents who some of °' the military build-up in Com- the "old-timers" wei< thai might mun| s' East Germany. ._. Hearings on Assault ir- Charge Aro Delayed Preliminary hearings for Son ^\™; S ^>™L™«™\™* « ;«"ft.wnh inteSt U to on »ii"wlS continued until Sept. 13 In Munl- Bonds wn j «r, ^ >. Fafrls and Hopper, both driver* incited MlM Birnes, who for lhe 2100 TaNl Company, art now Is Mrs. Ainu charged with assaulting Aaron An- dcrxxi, anottMr Mb trim. •

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