The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 14, 1950
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I THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER K 1950 Yanks to Get Free Beer At Front Despite 'Howl' TOKYO, Sept, 14. C/P) — U. S.| distribution continues, 'it will be a can of te days. - doughboys will get a tree can of beer every , day at the front in Korea. General MacArthur ordered it to- oay. • • . ^Front line troops had been get'"" b«er- about every 'hey set .up a howl Tuesday when Washington outlawed all free beer for men at the'front. . Beer tor combat troops under the new plan will be paid for out of Post exchange profits Instead of taxpayers' money. . To keep the record straight, MaJ. Gen. William A. Delderlinclen, as- ilsiani chief of staff to General MacArthur. said the free beer will be for combat men only. Rear . echelon troops may their own at the PX. buy WCTU ObJ«tlor.j DBN\fel. Sept. H. IJPi— There will be no beer for American flfht- tng men in Korea if the Women's Christian Temperance , Um'on has Its way. Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin, head o{ the WCTU—which opened Its 76th Annual Convention here today- said last night: "Most Americans see no reason for alcoholic beverages being given our soldiers. There are a great many reasons why any and all drinking in the military serviccsl shoud be outlawed." She. called for congressional action to "protect drafted youngsters against alcoholism.'Combat 1 soldiers In Korea have been offered a can of free beer f ly, paid for by the government m public -funds. Recently there *ere protests from the folks back home and now, although the beer paid for from such sources as post exchange profits. "Mlxlni Beer £ Fighting" Mrs. Colvin said the question ot mixing beer and fighting will rank high on the convention's agenda. She made these specific statements; 1. Congress will be urged to outlaw sale of alcohol ° to men In uniform anywhere. . 2. It's already Illegal to sell beer on military reservations under a aw passed In 190!; but Ihe law was "circumvented," ignored "since the start of World War n." ". The Army and the United States Brewers' Foundations has formed "a brazen tie-up" to get brew to Iho fighting men. 4. Drinking lit the services during the last war caused "an unprecedented number of alcoholics and drunkards among veterans. Mrs. Colvin said she would, in the course of the convention, take these statements before delegations from thousands of local WCTU units. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Czech So Idlers Told To Have Heads Shaved PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia. Sept 14. (AP)— Czechoslovakia's soldiers >vere warned today: they'll get their heads shaved Just like Soviet soldiers do—or else. New regulations taking efftcl Oct. 1 never have been publl.she< in Hill, but these include the head shaving, and require weekends In barracks, Jects." studying "political tub- STRAW HUT CIRCUIT—A,rifleman ot th« S4th In ' South Kor«u . Sceni. of hut-to-hu •uccot <* cunpaignc in the Pacific in World War IL (U. S. photo br NEA-ActtX Telephoto.) HELD FOB QUESTIONING— MaJ. H. D. Banning, Araiy, K- nance officer In Berlin, rrins broadly as he is booked at Reno, Nev., for Army authorities »ho said they want to Question him about possible misapplication of $290,000 at Berlin headquarters. Banning told sheriffs .deputies and Army criminal investigators, »'ho arrested him at a'dude ranch near here, that "It Is all a mis- Understanding." (AP Wirephoto)., Wynne Man Faces Slaying Trial Again WYNNK, Ark., Sept.- H. OT—For the second lime in his life, 28-year- old Ray Marlon Faulkner will have » Jury consider his Iatc,.taday: innocent or guilty In the slaying of his molhet-ln-l^w. Testimony In his trial wound up yesterday »nrt the case goes to the Jury in circuit'court today. The question 1 Is'whether, the cx- Martne and former football star was .wiie when he shot to death his mother-in-law, Mrs. Maekle Swalt Weddingtoj), at her home near Lcv- iue in )348. His defense has been temporary Insanity, yesterday the Jury heard two defense psychiatrists testify lie w«s Ins»ne at the time of Hie slay- in», It heird two psychiatrists tor the prosecution say he »-as sane, Faulkner's wife , testified she thought he "wasn't responsible." His first trial ended In a mistrial when the Jury could not reach a verdict. It's Good on Bread Africans Like Hair Oil I Releasing lh ^ yet^m*?,--ti» ' United Africa Company uid in it* monthly trade review: 'Th* nitiv4» of the Gold Coast, sprwd th* h»lr dressing on bread ind e»t It with' great rellah." LONPON, Sept. 14, [AP)-Saks of perfumed British hair .'oil Jre booming—In Africa. • Typhoon Kills 7 On Jap Islands TOKYO, Sept. 14. (/P) — Seven persons were killed yesterdny by » typhoon which itrucfc the Islands of Kyushu »nd Shikeku. aiit other* were Injured. . The typhoon, accmpftnled -, by heavy rains, moved into the 'Sea of Japan and is expected to strike Hokkaido, northernmost Japanese island, tomorrow. Jewt Tafce Control Ot Disputed Territory TEL AVIV .Israel, Sept. 14. I/FI— An rsrueli Army spokesman said today this his country, had taken control of disputed territory along the Jordan River at the northern boundary between the Haslwmite kingdom of Jordan and what was ormerly Palestine. He jalrt jews already had begun > Plow up the land In the area a eek sgo. This confirmed at. least partially arller reports from neighboring r»b countries that Israel had "In- aded" the land.- But the Army lokesman said the territory" in uestton had been granted to Israel nder terms of the Arab-Jewish mlstlce. r . Timllrown mM 1OWM £0 4 COUNTRY ITOMft MILL END ROOFING SPECIAL PURCHASE For This W««k«nd MARINES MOVE FORWARD-Advancmg U. S. Marines en- rounter rough terrain in South Korea. Now fighting side by side with Army units, the. Marines are . welcome addition lo th« U. N. force*. 59* Roll ~£T" fx-Secretary of War Says Resignation ot Johnson Good Thing TOPEKA, Sept. )4. W) — Harry Woodring, former secretary of »-»r says he believes the' resignation of Louis Johnson as secretary of defense "is timely and In the best Interests of the country." . "I trust Louts Johnson's resignation wall relieve Secretary of State Acheson ot undercutting politicians,' Wnodrinj said in a statement. Johnson served a* undersecretary to Wood ring in President ROOM velt's cabinet prior to World War I ana they differed tharpljr orer W» Department policle*. Army Finally Award* Hen an Infantry Badge WITH tl. 8. J5TK DIVISION Korea, 8«pt. 14. 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