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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1950 BLITHE VTLLE (AUK.)' COURFETt XKWS PAGE THREE Tibet Vows Fight To Remain Free Lhasa Radio Says People Demand Right Of Total Independence DELHI, India, Feb. 2. W) — The mountain land of Tibet, which i J?ed China threatens to "liberate," fifts broadcast a vow she will fight ^o preserve her freedom at all costs From the cloud-wrapped capital of Lltnsa have come faint broadcasts Insisting Tibet Is not part of China antl declaring the people ''demand their right as Tibetans to absolute independence." Referring to news reports thn Chinese Cnmmunlsl troops have al ready reached the borders of th mounts' 11 fastness, the Lhasa radi assf-cd Tibetans "are firmly re solved to protect his holiness (tl Dalfci Lama) their religion, their country nnd their lives." Tlie Chinese Communists have been stepping up their propaganda drive for what they referred to as the "liberation of Tibet." Their statements have been interpreted as a curUiin raiser to a possible Invasion of that rich but sparsely settled countain land. Tibet- extends from Kashmir In the west to China on the east. It forms a narrow enclave between the Himalayas and the Kunlun Mountains. It covers some 470.000 square miles and has nljoiit 3,000,000 people. The Chinese have tried for centuries to convert Tibet into Chinese Province, but their efforts have never had lasting success. rugged mountains provide a greal natural defense against aggression Clemency Asked For Trusties for Aiding Manhunt irrLE HOCK, Feb. 2. (.VI-GO ernor McMsth hns been n.skcd to i>it „ ,.._ grant clemency to six trusty guards nlurc progress this week when Dr. Portageville News By Mrs. Raymond Toombs Phone 22* PTA Project The PTA hot-lunch project made who helped capture four convicts Engleliart" superintendent of the vho shot their way out of Ihe Ark- s tate department building service, prison farm at Tucker ln| wils hci'e and made a survey of ansas prison larm ai -IW.-IM.T mi was here and made a survey December. the building arrangement. The recommendation was made ji c a i so , nn de recommendations by tilt- Slate Parole Board yestcr- on t)lD building and arrangement day. The names- of convicts (or 0[ lhc hot-lunch kitchen. An ar- wliom executive clemency is asked c hjtect is now malting prellininars customarily aren't announced until drawings to be presented to the the governor 1'Cts. But one Is be- U<.i )00 i uoai'd hi the near future, lieved to be Pat Roberls. Okmulgee, notary Club News Okla., who handled bloodhounds T i, e p 01 -Uigcville Rotary Club me durin<! tlic manhunt. Tuesday wllh almost 100 per ccn The' board also granted parolesK^,,,,,],,,,^ Despite bad weather, to 5G-prisoners. I Mayor Joe fkfcCratc gave inform Mississippi County convicts grant- Ltion on Hie relief work that th ed paroles follow (including date "M c hib has recently begun. HAINAN DEFENDER-Gen. Hsueh Yucli, above, commands the Nationalist forces on Hainan Island,'off the South China coast, attempting to hold Nationalists' last stronghold except Formosa. Guerrilla fighting is reported underway on the island. Hob Hiillifigton Honored Bob Bnllinglon, son of Mrs. Ro bevt TiarkovH'/,, w a s awiudcd scholarship badge at Columbia Mil- sentence, charge and lenglh of term.): ' Antoula Aguirro. Dec'. 31, 1948, | grand larceny, three years. liosa Lee Harris, Nov. 0, 1342, sec-I | tai .j, AC adcuiy7 Columbia, Term, ond degree murder, 21 years. for aitainins an average of CO in Willie McDonald, Nov. 5, 1948, n ^ studies for the first semester, manslaughter, three years. Jack Mitchel. Sept. 12, 1940, grand larceny, one year. Pope Pius Sees Need Mpor More Laughter VATICAN CITY, Feb 12. (AP) Pope Pius believes there should b more laughter in the world. The comerty team o( Chick (Har old) Johnson and Ole Olson wer Introduced to htm yesterday wit these words: "These are the medians Olson and Johnson although they .are not Catholic they too wish to pay you their specfs." The Pope smiled. "All," he salt "comedians. That's good. Laughter has no religion. There should be more of it in the world." Helmsman Sleeping 'Mo' When /* Struck Shoal tebuked by His Father ABOARD USS BATTLESHIP 1ISSOURI IN HAMPTON ROADS, Feb. 2. CAP)—The fattier of the oung enlisted man who was stcer- ng Elm battleship when she ran aground told him "the Navy should evoke your driver's license." Naval officials have not. blamed lim for the grounding, but his family and friends have "kidded me lot," said Bcvan E. Travis, Quar termaster 2,c, Napa, Calif. His father is Orner E. Travis Napa, a chief petty officer who ha been in the Navy 19 years. I've been helmsman on the Mi.s sourl for four years and hav brought her in and out of Hamp ton Roads many times," the 22 year-old Travis said. "I had been bragging to my fa ther about my steering, so after th grounding he.wrote me a lelter say- ins that with all my experience 'I still struck a snag.'" Viet Nam Claims Rebel Victory Over Nationalists BANGKOK. Feb. 2. M'|—The Viet Nam News Service said today troops of rctcl leader Ho Chi-Minh ha-.i killpfl anil wounded 4.000 of 20.000 Chinese Nationalist soldiers at- :empting to cross the French Indochina bruxlcr. The Chinese were moving under French fi°hler plnnn cover during the pasv Uvo \veeks, the news service said. Ho is anti-French anri rms hecn recoRni/cd by Kiissia and the Communist China regime. The Nationalists, the news service said, were encircled at Naeiao between the Chinese border and Cao Bang on Jan. 14. Union Leader Wonts U.S. To Provide 'Security' WASHINGTON. Feb. 2. (ffl — A union leader told Senators yesterday that "privately negotiated pension plans are no substitute lor an adequate federal program." Huss Nixon, Washington representative of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), made the statement. ~£Ie said workers "must look to their ^fcovernment, and not their employers: lo provide them adequate security against the economic fears of old-age, death and disability." Dewey Makes Record Cut in New York Budget ALBANY, N. Y., Pel). 2. (AP) — Gov, Thomas E. Dewey sent to the legislature yesterday a state budget ot $861.122,632 that provides for a record slash of $77,600,000 but no tax changes. The present 10 per cent state income tax "forgiveness" will be continued. But Desvey probably will relax his pay-as-you-go policy to finance some highway construction with bonds. Tiie proposed 1950-51 budget— tile first slashed by Dewey since 1944—will be the second highest in New York history. It compares with the 1949-50 record outlay of $939,287,644. Delegate from Poland Returns to UN Scot LAKE SUCCESS. Feb. 2—Wr— Poland put a delegate back into circulation in the United Nations yesterday with the apparent aim of emphasising that the Soviet blcic will attend meetings where no Nationalist Chinese are present. Since Jan. 10, the Russians and their satellites have walked out of or stayed a\vay from 11 U. N. meetings in a general boycott rather than sit with the delegates of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. Poland's return today served the iirst test of whether t\ie iron curtain countries would be represented in a meeting where the Chinese 'question \vas not an immediate issue although the Nationalists continue as the generally recognix- ed delegates of China here. Morning Sirlc Chair Performs The Methodist church was crowded to capacity Sunday when the Morning Side. Choir of Souix City. la. presented a program of sacred, music. The choir, directed by Paul Mccollins, is one of the outstanding choral groups in H IC nation, us 60 members are of the .student bortv of Morning Side College. The WSCS served dinner for the choir and its director in Die recreation room of the church following the program. Honored at Party Mrs. Ernest Maryland entertainer with a party Friday in honor o Mrs. I. M. Rainwater, who was Vie fore her recent, marriage Mrs. Hes ter Boss. Other gtic.sts Included Mrs. S. S Thompson. Mrs. Pear) Olrvin, Mrs B. S. Workman, Mrs. Dalloii Folks Mrs. Jake Folks and. Mtss Myrtl Barnes. After an evening of cards th roup presented Mrs. Raimvate with a wedding gift. Square Dance I'njmlar The square dance sponsored the two local ssuare dance chih Friday night netted over $200 to the March of Dimes fund. On the committee arranging the; dance were Fahcrty Piukley, local chairman for the March of Dimes. June Ransbury, Jess Maer and Wayne be Lisle. One-hundred couples from Portageville and adjoining towns participated with 125 spcctalors looking on. Music for the affair was supplied free by Bryan Swilley and hk string band House Gulled hy Fire The five room home of Mrs. "j;iVi i •»->«iit. 4«B King Apetiue was gulleJ by fire Monday when ,i-r nioi'se in the kitchen ol the home Ignited n plastic wal protector behind the stove. By the time Mrs. Largen dis covered the blaze and notified th fire department, the blaze wa. wat not burned but was damaged )y smoke as were clothes and bedding. ' Quarterly WMU Mcei The quarterly meeting of the Baptist New Madrid Association!! WMU met at the Pmlagcvillr church Thursday with around 80 workers present. Mrs, J. E. Brown, president, «n in charge of the meeting. Th morning session was given to plan for tlie year and installation o[ of ffters. It was closed with a scrino by Ihe licv. J. B. Brown. Mrs, Ha/el Willey gave Inslritc tion in the afternoon clinic o mission study. Quirk Child Hllriinl Mr. and Mrs. John Quick rushe their child to the Southeast Miss ourl Hospital in Cape Glranlrn Sunday after the child hml suftei ed burns from an overturned vc. scl of scalding water. It was treated by a local phy. ician and was dismissed from tl hospital on Monday. Suclal and RrliRtiMis Notes The Sunbeam Band will me Thursday In Ihe Baptist cliurc The Youne Woman's Auxilia ill meet Thursday night at I otne of Miss vclla Bea Kobinsc or a missionary program Next Thursday nistit the InU mediate Girls Auxiliary will me t the Baptist Church. The Faithful Workers clnss he Baptist Sunday School 1 der. The IT A will hold Us regular cetiiig Wednesday at 3 pm. in e grade school. Mrs. N. H. Funk, strict director of PTA, will speak. The Tuesday bridge club met in e home of Mrs. C. A' Dacres this cek with Mrs. Gertrude Wlllltord id Mrs, J II. Workman as guests. izes were won by Mrs. Nell Sinal- y tmd \Mrs. Dacres. Mr. a:;d Mis. Ben Suhse entcr- ined with a dinner Thursday and as us guests Mr. and .Mrs. J. D, (afford and family. The occasion ouored Mrs. Stafford on her birth- ay. Mrs. Wayne De Lisle entertained •Ith a di'mier Tuesday honoring er mother, Mrs. Laura Schroff, of Sikeston on her birllulay. Guests ncliulrd Mrs. Ocrtnidc Wlilllford, ,Htlefalls. Minn., Mrs. John Klll- an.. Mis. Mary De Usle. Miss Klleu e Lisle nnd Miss Stella De Lisle, A county-wide meeting of the Crippled children's Society has >ccn called by Mrs. Pel's Hunter of New Madrid for Friday. The neetiti); will be In the public library it New Madrid for the purpose ot naking plans for the annual Easter Sral sales. The PF.O will meet Thiivsrtny ev eninj; In the home of Miss lliintc Miller and Miss Minnie Noland with Mrs. V. P. Kills in charge of the program. All circles of the Methodist WSCS will have a Joint meeting Monday which will begin with a potluck slipper at 6:30. Faye's Cafe v;as (he ecltlng for u party honoring Mtss Lois Phillip* on her 20th birthday this week. vill meet Friday night in the home of Mrs. Kvans '. M. Daniron lut.slcdler as lalph Howard Baker with Mrs. and Miss Genese. cohostcsses- Mrs. will be program Safer Cough Relief When new itrugv or ohl fail lo stop your coUl don't dchiy. Safe, depend jtblc Creomulsion got.s quickly to the scat of the trouble lo relieve acnto InonchUh or cites! colds. Crcocnnhtcm has stood Ihe lest of more lhan 30 years and millions of users. It contains safe, proven ingredients, no narcotics will and is fine for children. Ask your druggist for Creomulsion, and lake it prompilv according to directions. CREOMULSION Relieves Cough; • Chest Colds • tronckilis Rubber Footwear For the Entire Family • SPECIAL! • Women's KNEE BOOTS Women's Rubber "Over the Shoe" BOOTS 99 Family Shoe Store 312 West Alain Phone 2312 During periods nT hig]i water, tha Nile river is nnvignble for 2000 mites, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. spreading to the living room where furniture was damaged beyond repair. Furniture in the two bedrooms Accrediting Agency Visits A.M.N. College LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 2. (JT) — A committee for an accrediting organization will begin an inspection today of the Arkansas A. M. end N. College for Negroes near Pine Bluff. The committee Is from the North Central Association of Colleges and Seconda ry Schools, from which A. M. and N. is Recking recognition as a qualified four-year school. Dr. Curtis D5xon, vice president anri executive director of the Southern Educational Foundation, also vill visit the school. Dr. Dixon said here yesterday his visit had no connection with that of the survey group. YOU DON'T MEED A LOT OF MONEY ©' D TO OWN Margaret Truman Signs RCA Recording Contract NFW YORK, Feb. 2. OP)—MHF- garet Truman has signed a long- term contract lo make recordings for RCA Victor Kcd Seal records. Frank M. Folsoin, president of the Radio Corporation of America, announced yesterday that Miss Truman, a .soprano, will begin making recordings after completion of a concert tour. At present, the President's daughter has completed about half of a current tour of 30 cities. She will resume the tour after a guest appearance next Tuesday night on the radio program. "Carnegie Kail." Financial terms were not revealed. 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