The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 3, 1950
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PACE TWO BLrrHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS , OCTOOTH I, 1MQ 1600,000 Nationalist Troops Harass Reds Chinese Mainland SPINCF.R MOOSA TAIPEI, Oct. 3. Vfi— Natlon»list China's' Premier Chen Cheng said tod i j 1,600,000 unti-Communlst troop* In Red China were maln- Ulnln« contact »ith Chiang Kai- shek's .Nation"list government, at the end of August. . The premier's R^erllon was (j\ a loaf report to the legislative Yuan /(parliament) on his stewardship •iiice he became premier tn March. . Chen (aid help given by the O S. 'Seventh .Fleet in the defense n( Formosa "is bajert won ou r conr sent" and co-operation" The. fundamental Nationalist atand Is that there was no necessity for the United Nations to discuss Ihe'legal status of Formosa, where (he Nationalist government 1 found a haven from Chinese Reds. Chen said. Chen said more than 150.000 Nationalist troops In Formosa have been disbanded In Ihe past six months to build a smaller but finer army. The premier s.ild China favored an early peace treaty with Japan and would do her best to expedite 1U conclusion. Where six months ago the Nationalist position was critical. Chen said today It was vastly Improved. Of 1,600.000 troops reported available In China proper. Chen said 35 per cent were organised by Nationalist nrmy officers, 20 per ctnt local militia. 25 per cent led by local men, 15 per cent defected Communists and five per cent organized by border people'such as the Miaos. Vaos anrt Lolos. Chen said they had /ought 1,800 engagements with the Chinese Communists, who have suffered more than 300.000 casualties. More Nationalist personnel was being sent to tile mainland to establish closer contact • with . the guerrillas. For extremely remote airfpmts, parkam ihoold be mailed u ««rty In October u poMlble. To reach G.I.'i in Kore*. the? ri>MiM b* matted before Nov. 1. Nov. 15 !i the final dit« en. which PMt Office will lake lift parcel! with asiuraqee that thrr will be delivered In time for Christmas. Boxes should be wooden, »r of Mild Bbtr- boird or slronc, double-faced, eorriilited Bberboard, trallnc mi leut 2<M> pounds. Fibrrboard boxe* ihould be wrapped In h*»ry paper. They mwt be carefully packed to allow for rwiirh hudttn*. Mail Packages Now For Christmas in Korea You'd better hustle if you expect to get a Christmas package or greeting to tliat fellow in tlie armed forces over- Reas in time for Dec. 25th delivery, The L'ost Office Department has set Oct. 15. to "Nov. 15 us the mailing period for Christmas parcels. Do not send matches, lighter fluids or other inflammables through the mails. Cigarets and other tobacco products may not be sent to European APO's. Check your local Post Office to make sure you're complying with mailing, regulations. (He sure to clip this item for use while packing and mailing your Christmas parcels.) Th* p«r ton* !• rttootettn to lut «*pt, 1*. AM«eUd worker* had n nukinc u >v«r>«* II.5« aa Moscow Silent about War Prisoners; Denies They Are Still Being Held WASHINGTON. Oct. 3. i/P/—Moscow has refused to supply Information about German World War II prisoners still held In Russia, label- ling as [alse propaganda the charges that hundreds of thousands have not been returned home. The rolled States. Britain and France . have contended there is evidence that as many as 400.00 prisoners talcen to Russia during the war remain to be accounted for. The State Department yesterday made public Russia's reply to the latest request by the three Western powers for Information. Moscow said (he-Western charges were made for propaganda purposes and "do not correspond to the facts." It stood on a statement by the Soviet news agency Tass ' last May 5. Tass said then that the only German prisoners left in Russia were 9,1 n convicted of grave war crimes, 3,815 still under Investigation and 14 under medical treatment. Moscow's reply, handed to U. S. Ambassador Alan .O. Kirk and relayed-by him to Washington. Ignored a Western suggestion that Russia supply full Identification of those convicted of war crimes or under investigation.; The three. Western nations, in similar notes to Russia last July 14, had proposed an Inquiry by in impartial international body to determine the fate of Germans taken as prisoners by the Soviets-. The O. S., Britain and Australia have also called for establishment of a United Nations commission to try to arrange for the return of any Germans still held in Russia. Through the Wheat And Spuds, Driver Hurdles Three Ditches RIGBY. Idaho, Oct. 3. lifl— Police arrested a wayward driver yesterday. This Is what he did: drove his car across a to-Coot wide canal, knocked down a fence, spun through two potato fields, leaped a ditch, threaten through a construction company storage yard for heavy equipment, hurdled a third ditch and came to a stop in a wheat field. The driver was taken Into custody for a mental examination, police' salrt. fOUfl /EPARAfE. PILCtS OF CORP. KNOT ML CROSSING LENGTH* GIRTH NOT OVER JOO" Type (or print plainly In Ink) complete address**, including name, rank, serial number, branch of *ervlce or name of ship. a» wen »• APO or Navy FPO numbers and port city. Don't fc-rrel your return address. Inside, place a wonrl »ddreM slip, plw » Us* "' content*. Hero arc maximum >t>c and wrlrht for boxn to be accepted b; UM Pout Office. For packages rotnr to certain New York APO'x, the weUtht llmll Is &» poundi. Check with your local Post Office. AtUr packing eonienU tightly—uainf plenty of cushioning material—• wrap nb«r boxes with »tronx paper and tie with four wparat* piece* of itronc cord—two lentthwlir and two c rowwise. Knot Ell crow- Inirs. Seal fl»p» with rununed Up*. Molvern Railroad Trestle Blasted MALVERN, Ark., Oct. 3. (AP)-A railroad trestle at Ihe Acme Brick Company's, strike-troubled Pcrla plant near here was wrecked by an explosion ol undetermined origin last night. Apparently believing the blast had been set, police searched the area surrounding the tre.stte, using bloodhounds. Plant operations and freight service supplied to It by the Missouri Pacific Railway have continued since about 250 United Brick and Clay Workers of America (CIO) struck in May. The trestle — just outside the plant grounds — marked the spot where union trainmen stopped in a refusal to cross Ihe strikers' picket lines. Railway officials took over and moved the trains Into the plant grounds. They would return the trains to the outside and regular train crews would Uike over again. Fisherman Saved From Burning Deck SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1. I/I')— Albert Jones, believed to be from San Francisco, was rescued tonight from his burning fishing boat, the 'Swan," two miles off the Golden Gate Bridge. ; Jones was taken aboard another fishing boat, "Judy II." He was the only man 'aboard the boat when she caught fire, the Coast Guard said. hour UBdv Hi* oU MtfotuUIoru lhr»e oth*r unloru ta which h»r« anottur M,«M 2nd U. S. Ship Ripped by Mine WASHINGTON. Oct. 3. W'| — A second American destroyer has been damaged by a mine explosion off the coast of North Korea, the Navy announced late yesterday. It said the U.S.S. Mansfield struck a mine last Saturday and i benefits, that seven men were Injured. The I The pad with the CIO Internn- Westinghouse Employes Return PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3. W>—Near ly 50.000 employes of Westlnghouse Electric Corporation went 1 to work yesterday under a new one-year contract giving them a 10-cent hourly pay boost and Improved pension Incident was located 40 or SO miles north of the 38th Parallel and off the east coast of K<rre<\. tional Union of Electrical Workers HUE) expires Sept. 30. 1951. It can be reopened for wage talks after BLYTHEVILLE LAUNDRY-CLEANERS the South...better'. Sec how The crater of Mt. Katmal in Alaska contains a milky-blue lake a mile long with a 40-acre island. GASOLINE that's modern .: , for potver-plutt motoring ... is specially designed for your kind of driving, here in the South, hy Lion, Ask for Lion Knix-Knox when you want thrifty, "premium" performance at the "regular" price '-'.. . or ask for. Lion Ethyl when you're after tuper-performance . .' .' even higher anti-knock. 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