The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 9, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 9, 1950
Page 8
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VACB ererr BLITHE VILLB (A**.)' OWRUB* Korean War Creates' Company of Unknow Soldier Dead for U.S. •r Ei/foK o. rxv AP MHIUry . Affair* Reporter WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, (,7V— The Korean War, like past wars, is or eat ing its company of unknown soldier dead. How many? That Isn't estimated yet. . •. Th* De/ense Department said today there are unidentifcd American wa r dead In Korea. But how many won't be known until American Graves Registration teams can thoroughly explore the area over which United Slates forces were , pushed back by the Red Army advance in the first two months of lighting. The work nf these highly trained teams probably will help clear Up at least, some oj the 3.877 case reported ns "missing In action" i the latest official -casually an houncement. Many of the missing may be 'alive,'taken prisoners by the ad vanclng Communists. But othe may have been killed in the fight ing. The registration teams will find them, probably identify most. Bu inevitably there will b« some nameless ones. Another Unknown Soldier Will an unknown American iron among the Korean dead eventually join the unknown soldier of Worlt War I, and the one from World War II who will be buried in the ..Arlington tomb next spring? That is a decision for Congress which authorized enshrinement fa the dead of the two world wars Whatever the numtier of dead without names In the Korean War it won't approach the total of World War ii. From the battlegrounds of Eu rope and the pacific, the armed forces recovered the remains of 8,325 men who could not be identified at the time. But the pnins- taking investigation by the armed forces' registration teams by last Aug. 31 .had reduced the number to the 3,163 who are still carried on the records as unidentified. .These were among the. total 290.*74 American military dead In the war, the great majority of them never listed as missing or unidentified. Most of (hem were.killed in action on the ground, In the air or at sea. Some of them died in enemy prison camps and their bodies were recovered when advancing, forces moved Into former enemy areas or •Her the war had ended. Some Sim Mlwlnf But the 280,574 dead didn't ac- •ount for all of World War II casualties. ' Th«_ Defense Department estimates that somewhere—in the wreckage of sunken ships tn the oceans, fci thick jungle areas like that along the old "Hump" air route from Burma, lost sight of.m now-tilled farmlands, of former battlefields- are 78,000 others,. These men always will be missing Hollywood Continued from Paf-e' > than on the .screen." The falhcr of the bride. Is nixing all newspaper and magazine interviews. Francis Taylor, father of Elizabeth Taylor, is screaming lhat he was misquoted on the subject of his daughter's marriage in a recent pnvs interview. . . . Joan Caul field's family, once bitterly opposed to her marrinse to Frank- ROM. has given lt.s blessings to the union. . . . Insiders insist that Ava Gardner's assignment In the Julie role n "Show Bont" mean that MOM has decided it's okay for Ava to continue seeing Prank Sinatra.- Aclftr's Handicap Liberace, the pianist, was Idling Herbert Marshal! that one or two crltir,s were lukewarm about his key-thumping. "Listen, tnj bo.v," counseled Marshall, "fiver?- actor walk* nut on the stafje with the knowledge that no matter whal he dr>es, at least fnur people In Ihe audience it-Ill hale him for no reason at all." Ruth Roman is going plsh-tush over the report that she's been wailing because Kim Hunter edged her out of the role of Marlon Brajjdo's wife in "A Streicar Named Desire." I wasn't right for the part." grim Ruth. 'I'm not quiet enough,' fewer White Sidewall Tires to Be Produced LOS ANGELES. Oct. B. t/r,i — White sidewall tire; probably will >e victims of the new defense program, says « rubber company ex ecutive. E. J, Thomas, president of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., said the Industry was ready to pull n Its belt. Fewer types of tires will be produced, he said,.and synthetic rubber productfon will be increased, UXI1KK WKAI'S— Latest center of controversy in Santa Ft- N Mex art circles where Mich disputes are many. Is 'this has relief of "Mis!s Fertility", so dubbed by . . was set in . wall iam Longley and his backers insisted (he panel was merely "good art'. Oov. T. J. Mabry ordered this canvas drape, pulled back by an unidentified man, until the Issue Is settled. (AP Wireplioioj. newsmen. TJ 1C Rev. Robert J. Brown Baptist minister and others protested after (he nude figure of a new statehonse addition. Artist Willi "We must husband our stock- illes." Thomas told a luncheon iroup honoring the 30th annlver- a'ry of the Goodyear plant here. they were declared a year after they even though dead legally isappeared. The Korean casualty lists are welling, not because oi the victor- oils counteroftensive , launched by JN troops three weeks ago but more from the fact that a backlog ! names is just reaching the pub- cation stage. A list made public last nizht was he heaviest to dale, it contained ,211 names, of whom 255 were cad, »22 wounded, 73 missing in ction. Valentine Named to Head ESA; Chmg Considers Board Offer WASHINGTON, Oct. V. (AP) _ ly , o select his lop ESA aldu-the Early completion of the machinery to control prices nnrt waces — if those curbs are needed—was in prospect today following selection of Dr Alan Valentine to head the new Economic SUblizatlon Aecn- cy (F.SA). Valentine. 49-year-old educator and businessman from Rochester N.Y., was named late .Saturday lo' s(arl with." 'OP. ESA administrator, President' Truman announced the members of the waze board and price stabilization director. The only definite word from White House sources on the identity of the price controls boss has been that the president will not select any of the World War n OPA figures on grounds that such a man "would hnve two strikes on him k — appointment shortly after his return from an eight-day Chesapeake Bay cruise, on the yacht Williamsburg. Cyrus S< Ching. 73. the Federal Mediation Service director, was reported ready to give his answer shortly — perhaps today—as to whether he will accept chairmanship of a nine-man wage stabilization board. Ching has (old friends he is reluctant to accept the position, which he believes should zo to a trained labor economist. These associates, however.' said he probably will accept if Mr. Truman urees him to do so. The White House said only that Ching is one of those under consideration. When Valentine's appointment was announced, the White House said Mr. Truman would act prompt- Mexico's westernmost possession Is Gaudalupe Island, iso mile southwest of San Diego, Calif. Acorns found on Oaudalup« Is land, off Mexico's west coast, are two inches in diameter. COLDS MISERIES? WHY DON T YOU TRY It's different. It's timc- testod. Even if other- failed >ou, try 6tt6. . RFECTION'S finfaA " Mul!i.HetrT Burner. Conrfsrl In ony weother. "Midget" Pilot, Savei oil, sovti relighting. H«ot txlroctor traps and uies waste d»ot. "Floor-FU>"blow*r*puiJrJ«af where it's needed. Midget" Pilot and Multi-Heat" Burner Give you.,. MORE COMFORT at LESS FUEL COST Come in and let us prove to you that a Perfection Oil-Burning Horn* Heater WILL heat your home comfortably on less oil than ordinary heaters. Let us demonstrate how you can balance beat output to actual needs, with the exclusive "Multi-Heat" burner. Never wasting oil by overheating, nor sacrificing comfort by underrating. Perfection's "Midget" Pilot lets you keep the fire going when heat is not needed . . . burning for hours on only a cup of oil, saving you money. AUTOMATIC CONTROLS,too* Thertnostatie control cuts ihe fire to fuel- saving"Midgct" Pilot when heat is not needed, mmt it up again when you ntctl more heat. No fuss, no work. Perfection Oil Burning Heater* <ome equipped for connection >o outside tanks, simplify fwel supply problems. PERFECTION 3155 Oil-Burning Horn* H*af»r LIBERAL TRADE-IN HUBBAR HARDWARE CO. LIBERAL TERMS — ' 'MOMPAT; OCTOBBR t, Flag-Waving Veteran Rebuffed After UN-Otd Glory Dispute WA»mi»OTON, Oct. f. (AP) _ CommindM- Ch»r]« c. Ha Us of UM Veterani of Foreign Ware accused the Depirtm«nt of Agriculture y«- tfrday o( lonterins a scheme to stip- plunt th«! American (lag with that n( the United Nations. The department re(ort*d: "growily fslse," ' H said the Idea In to have the U.N. flan /lo«'n along wllh the American Mas "Just M it (, ,11,. played over General MacAithur'a headquarters." Rails said hi* o r u a n i la t i on "strongly endorse.';" the U.N. but Is disturbed "that an attempt should be made to have the U.N. flag me( j promiscuously throughout this or any other nation, .supplanting the national flAf? of a U.N. member" Wnsl raised Rail's Ire wa« a campaign announced last August by the National Grange on behalf of the Agriculture Committee of the United Nations Anniversary Committee —« ffroiip which promotes annual observance of Oct. 24 M U.N. day. M-C.roup Aid Noted The Agriculture Department noted that this committee has the support of some 80 organl?:<itioiu "in- chiding the Veteran* of Foreign Wars." The department'has been helping out xith distribution of patterns of Ihe U.N. (lag-a white map of the world circled by olive branches on blue field. "When my attention WM called .o a press report that the agriculture extension service is furnishing United Nation* fla e til* t o 4 . H arld women's farm clubs and urging them io become 'modern Bet-iy Ross's.' I became alarmed." RaP = said in a statement. "These flaps, i am told, are to fly over the nation's schools. "I protest strongly this action. Supervised by "Artvistr" "I am informed that, (he program Is being- supervised by a former Agriculture Department adviser on Russia. Could there be some significance tn this effort to 'sell' the United Nation* flag as a symbol to snpercerle the American flag? we want »n anvi-er on the department's intent In stacin; this cam- REDS' AGENT—Frederick Vnndorbilt Kield, New York millionaire, has registered with the Department of Justice as an agent representing Chinese Communist ilnancial inlercsl.s in this country. Field was recently cited by the Senate for contempt when he refused to tell a Foreign Relations Subcommittee whether he is a Communist. Do? brines have been found In Ohio Inidan mounds. pnien." « It came promptly in a statement from ihe department: "It is regrettable that Commander Rails did not check his story even casually before releasing his" statement. "It Is crossly fnl« to say [ ha t (he U.N. flag would supercede the American flag. . . "As to the alleged former Russian adviser, the commander docs not believe his own story or he would have named the man . in any event ,the facU show the commander's charges and unfair insinuations to be sheer non*en« " Egg Prices to Remain or Low Level WASHINGTON, Oct. ». Agriculture Department WM W today e«g price. Curing th« remainder of 1950 >r« likely (j, cont ( niw low* than a year earlier. But chicken prices art exptctid V)' maleh last jvurV )evel». • Th« ageiu-y M id (he flurry In MB prices which occurred *x, ft after outbreak <* *J,e Korean War seemed to havt ,„„)„. run Um tours*. Egg pri«, at an levek of tndc wcr e *safd about 10 to » per cent lower than a year ago. . • CCOMOMY THOVGHT FOR TOD* y . . . AND EVERY DAY1 ASPIRIN AT ITS BEST at Me. popular price the millions payj Try it Today..."Feel the Difference" it briiuis to pain without purse-penalty* '••'• ni*il-HHMTY—WH[N YOU PAY MOac WtlHOUT GfJJING MOSl fOK YOUK~MONfY StJoseph ,.,.. m ,« ASPIRIN Jl,»,;„.„•' Ser«ammg, rocing tirem jound - through th« Jlumber of night aj engines rush to halt a hungry firs. Here a hom«, there a factory, a »tand of lumber, ocr«j of grain. FIRE! Deadly ent , my <,f man. Alway, ready to attack, Alway, ready to tok. advantage of our mistake,. So, to protect yourself, your *oyingj, America's wealth, take ear*—common sent* ear*, Moke sure that cigarette is out. Douse your camp firt with water. Wofch thoif old n«wi- paperi in your attic. Insure With Us Immediately! UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY A, F. "DEE" DIETRIQH, Manager Arkansas' Fastest Growing Agency ; \ 1st and Main —1W So. U»_ Phone 6812

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