The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIER NEWS WTONESDAT, SEPTEMBER. 2T, ItW Reds Renew Vienna Blockade New Qutbreoks ' Are Expected On Highways VIENNA, S«pt. fl. W>j—Austrian Communists renewed on a minor scale today their "little blockade" of the lam-paver city o( Vienna, Vvnere yesterday they cut rail communications with the west for five hours. They threatened other dls- turbancvs. In Mo*dli"8. a suburb of Vienna, (< mob of some 50 Hel track-squatters cut the main highway and an adjoining railway line leading Into the Austrian capital. Government officials said traffic along other approaches to the city and elsewhere in Austria was running normally so far. The Communist, newspaper "Volksstimme" (people's voice) said Klrlkts and protest meetings would be continued today. The Reds said they were protesting the Austrian government's announced approval of food price rises—though wage increases also were authorised. , "Those workers who did not Join our movement yesterday shall be persuaded today to express their solidarity with us." the paper said. America Hlarnes Kusslans i American officials—taking a serl-l ous view—firmly placed the blame on the Russians for yesterday's five- hour "little blockade." More than 12,000 communists were Involved in the Apparently Russian-instigated outbreak of demonstrations and clashes with police. It was the first such open move to harass communications In the mnnner employed by the Reds. In Berlin. . : , Austrian' government authorities fully expected a new wave of disturbances today.. The Moedling demonstrators, while hailing communications between the suburb and Vienna, did not interfere with a train on a line which runs between Vienna and _Baden—the Russian army's heao- 'quarters In Austria. Western Powers Harassed : Yesterday's demonstrations oc- 'curred mainly in Vienna and the Russian zone. They had two apparent objectives: to harass and irrigate . the Western powers and to .embarass the Austrian coalition gov-j ernment of rightists anrt Socialists! "which has no Communist members. ; The Reds were careful, however, ;to call off their "blockade" yester- 'day In time to allow British and •American military trains to enter •and leave Vienna. :. Tor'almost five hours crowds of : vrimen, chlldren'und old people — "sent by the Communist Party — 'sat astride the main rail tracks be- 'tweeri'Vienna and the British and American rones. ; American officers said the Ru.s- 'Rians actively aided the demonstrators by setting \ip.road.blocks : In their sector to prevent-police re- ^eriforcements from reaching them. , One unconfirmed report said a 'Soviet lank mysteriously t ;broke down Just as It was crossing'the railroad tracks. ' _ ; The Communists claimed that '40,000 workers throughout Vienna and the Russian zone demonstrated •yesterday against price Increase. Navy to Call Up 15,000 Of liters Marines Complete Mobilization of Ground Reserve* WOUNDED IN TRAGIC MISHAP OF WAR—British ground troops evacuate a wounded British Tommy somewhere In southeast Korea. This British soldier was wounded when American Mustang fighter planes. In one of the tragic mishaps of war. bombed and strafed two companies of British troops. <AP Wlrephoto via radio from Tokyo). End of Peace, Prosperity Seen By Sec. Sawyer CHICAGO, Sept. 27. M')—Secretary of Commerce Sawyer said today "the happy period of peace and prosperity enjoyed since the'end of World Wai- II Is for the time being at an end." "There Is no advantage In pretending otherwise." he said In K speech prepared for delivery at a meeting of the association of national advertisers. He went on: "Regardless of the outcome of the battle In Korea, we have embsi»-.cd upon a program which will put critical strains upon our domestic economy. "Serious shortages, heavy taxes and the problems of Inflation will tax our Ingenuity and self-control »nd strength to the utmost; "And this will go on for years." but. the away. station was nine miles County flection Board Members to Be Named LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 27. Seventy live members of county election boards are to be named at a meeting of the stale board of election commissioners today. Under an Initiated act, adopted in 1948, the county boards are composed of the county chairmen of Democratic and Republican com- mHteese and one member to b named by the state board. Tht same act gives state board membership to the governor, attorney general, secretary of state and chairmen of the Democratic and Republican state committees. County election boards are in charge of conducting the November general election. WASHINGTON. Sept. 27. (yrt _ The Navy expects to call lip more than 15.000 officers in continuing its buildup at sea, In the air and ashore. The Marine Corps has completed mobilization of Its 138 organized reserve ground units. And a Congressional committee has started a sweeping investigation of the Army's use of manpower, lu needs In lout Held and how 11 Intends to fill them. Tl.ese military developments were disclosed yesterday. Navy officers said the first 4.000 or 5,00!) naval reserve officers rriay be called in the near future. But the genera) Increase will be spread out over long period, they said. Congressional sources disclosed recently that the total personnel of the Navy would be boosted from 375.000 to 679.000. In announcing that nil Its organized reserve ground units now are on active duty, the M trine bers of the volunteer reserves also hate been called up. It gave no figures on how many men were Involved In the mobilization which it said was completed In 43 days. The congressional Inquiry into the Army's manpower distribution will cover every angle from the reasons why so many draftees are being rejected to estimates of the number of American troops who may have to help guard Europe against Comi— munist aggression. Pet Dog Leads Boy to Death OUSTER, Mont,, Sept. ». fAP) — Authorities believe a pet do« led Floyd Kemph, 2, to his death u>. day. The boy's body was found In »n irrigation ditch a mile from his home. Deputy Sheriff George Devener said the boy Isst was seen playing with his dog in the Kcmph yard, enclosed by a high wire fence. Investigation showed the dog burrowed undtr the fence. The boy followed his p«t to the nearby ea- nal, The dog swam to the oppoalte bank. Tracks gave mute evidence the boy had tried to follow his dog. had tumbled Into the ditch and drowncn. ruman Atked to S*4 Cconomy Sxample by Giving Up Yacht WASHINGTON, Sept. JT. Rep. Scrlvner (R-Kas) suggested od»y that President Truman gave up his yacht, the Willlimsburg. 'The president could aet an example of belt-tightening and ac- momy by releasing his private ya- :ht, the WHHimsburf, to active na•1 duty," the Kanun said In hU weekly letter to constituent!. "Secretary (of th» Navy) Uat- :hews could release his yachat too, 'or, according to reports, 1U main i»e is (or week-end cruise* by Democratic members of Cdrujreu." M'Math Ask* Withdrawal Of Race Track Proposal LITTLE ROCK, Sept. JT. UP) — Governor McMath wants the application for a horse race track at West Memphis withdrawn. He said yesterday that Robert J Boilemt. promoter o( the proposed track, hnd told Revenue Commis sloner Dean Morley he wanted to withdraw his application Tor McMatb. who has announced op position to the proposed track, said he had asked Morley, ex-offic! secretary of the State Racing Com mission, to contact Bolleall abou withdrawing the application. Th« ox-eye weed U found on dry •wlls and along river banks from Maine to British .Columbia and New Mexico. Youth Killed At'Roulette' HOUSTON, Sept. M, UP) — A li-y«ar old junlcc high achool student wu Injured fatally today playing Ruaiian roulette. Henry Alphi, KB of Mr. and Mri. AT. Alpha, <U«<1 akorttj after u- rir.l at i noapltal, Five U*n-aj« companion* told police thejr watched a* Alpha and •ulcily Ch.fi*, l| w* RESINOL™"-' a friend played tht "gam*" IB rafl- road yard> near downtown HouMoa. U. 8. Agriculture Department scientists believe Improper itorafa temperature U ttw chief cauae of eggs' failing t* hatch. oi LIFE? AM 70\f lolnf Uuoucb th« functional 'ml<UU Mil' ptrtod p«cu!lu to VOB (» to a rn.Jt DOM U>1> auk* raB.r from hot nwhM, IMI M x our, bUb-«trunf. tlrtdT T)Ma BO t >. nnkhuo'i V«f«ltbl« Oo to rell«T« «uoh tjmptoma. •»-_' Compound tlao hu what Docton o»ll > itaatchle LVW L nNKMM'S Htlium Plant Operating AMAR1LLO. Tex., Sept. 77. M>J— A Mcond helium plant h»s been in production In this area since Aug. 22, It has been revealed by Paul V. Mulllns of the bureau of mines, It had not been operated for helium extraction since IMfl. i Argentine Athlete wims Gibraltar Strait TARIPA. Spain. Sept. 26- CAP) — intonio Abertondo swnm the Strait >f Gibraltar today from Tarlfa to Bergantin point on the North AT- ican coast. The Argentine athlete made the approximately eight mile win in seven hours and 42 mln- ilcs—one hour and 38 minutes bct- ,er than the record set In 1948 by Daniel carplo of Peru. Abertondo was one of the successful English channel swimmers the recent Ixmdon Dally Mall contest. •Town to Buy Gas Tanks After Lighter fuel Trick MESHAW, England. Sept. 27. ''(If —The local council has approved erection of two gasoline pumps in this little Devon village after a motorist complained he had to buy lip the town's lighter fluid supply .to nurse his car to the nearest lining station. 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