The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 13, 1950
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FACE -TWELVE BLYTHEVILLB (ARK;) COURIER NEWS Vishlnsky to Continue Opposition To Trygve Lie in UN Assembly LAKE SUCCESS, Oct. 13. (/P)— *> Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vlshlraky mode it clear today he wo u 1 d continue Russia's fight against Trygve Lie when the question of extending the U. N. secretary general's term Is raised In the General Assembly. H* refused to explain to reporters »tiy Russia cast her 46th veto in the Security Council yesterday to block Lie's re-election .to a new fire-year term, hut said that when tti*. tune comes to moke more de- failed objections he will have something to say. Obviously this was a reference to the expected move by the United States and its friends to gel Lie's present term extended by the veto- free assembly, possibly for a period of as long as three years. U. N. legal observers have expressed the opinion such an extension of Lie's present term Is Jegal. Unless it Js extended Lie's term expires Feb. 2. "I Cannot Be More Precise" Vishinsky was asked whether Lie's attitude on Korea was at the base of the Soviet objections. The Soviet foreign minister smiled and said: "I cannot be more precise at this time." He declined to comment on other possible candidates including Sir Ramaswami Muduliar of India and Gunnar Myrdal of Sweden. Soviet deputy foreign minister Jacob A. Malik cast Russia's veto against Lie, a Norwegian . U. S. Representative Warren R. Austin, as October president of the - council, sent a letter to Nnsrollah Entezam of Iran, president of the veto-free General Assembly, saying that the council had failed to agree on reelection. Problem to Assembly Most delegations here agreed that this left the problem up to Hie Assembly, although it was expected that the Ruslans would attempt to mtainUIn that nothing could be dons without their express consent. Austin, talking to reporters after the secret session of the council, Mid: "There was never a moment of doubt in' our : (the American) position. We have been for Lie from the beginning. We consider him exceptionally gifted with extraordinary characteristics fitting him for this job lor which there Is no precedent. TRUMAN (Continued from page 1) of hfe official party. Tii« president devoted a good part of last evening to visiting litt* rca*M Approximately 100 had just arrived from the Korean fight- ting front at the air base hospital. Mr. Truman talked with each of WK wounded men and signed short snorter bills, cMts and otfier souvenirs. ' , ''I was very much impressed by the wonderful morale of these boys," the president was quoted by ROM. "When we have boys like these, ihen we don't have to worry much about the future of the country." Other Officiate Orrivo O«i. Bradley landed at the California base less than two hours after the President's blue and silver "Independence" arrived. The military, chief was accompanied in the "Dew Drop," an Air Force constellation, by w. Averell Harriman. special ~ foreign New Madrid Girl Joins Cooter Cotton Picking Queen Contest Miss Jane Ann Poyner of New Madrid, Mo., Joined ten other candidates in the contest to become queen of the Cooter, Mo., Cotton Picking Contest which gets under way at 1 p.m. tomorrow, it has been announced. The queen will be selected group Judges at gram In the high school auditorium beginning row night a' o'clock. The young lady selected ' as quee) crowned C, Jones Congressman, and the coronation will be followed Man is Fined On 10 Counts In SEC Case was assessed Mlsn Poyner the Queen's Ball fa the high school auditorium. Following the cotton picking contest in the afternoon there will be a parade lit 5 o'clock A'hlcll will tour the main street of Cooter and then go to Steclo and Holland before returning to Cooter, In addition to Miss Poyner other queen candidates and their sponsors include Linda Talkington, Seventh Grade; Sylvia Ray, Senior Alfred A. Turner fines totaling $60 and costs and seven fines of $50 each were suspended in Municipal Court this morning on 10 charges of making false statements or representations to obtain increase or benefits under the State Employment Security Act. Hearing for' Tonnnie Travis Jr., on six similar charges was continued until Oct.,20 with bond set at $100. According to Information filed by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Arthur S. Harrison, Turner was charged with 10 counts of making false statements to representatives of the nlrt Af lu r*i>tr T¥ T- t • -•••••• fcv »»-|*i I..JI.4I va t,lv l;a Ul illV Class; Melba O'Kane. Home Eco- Arkansas Employment Security of- nomics Club; Shirley Thomas, F. flee here early this year F A; Jeanctte Branscum, Junior The seven $50 fines' were sus- Gass, Jimmy Conway, Freshman, pendcd by Municipal judge Gra- Class; Carolyn Parham, Sopho- ham Sudbury upon recommenda- more Class; Jo Poole. Boy Scouts; (ion of the state after restitution ™ and Ruth Jenkins, 4-H club. KOREA (Continued from paee 1) Presitential assistant for affairs; Secretary of the Hamhung once turned out nitric acid for Japanese war machine.: In their advance through the hills northwest of Wonsan. the South Koreans captured three Russian- made 40 mm. anti-aircraft guns and large quantities of small arms and ammunition. Reds Kilt In Die-hard Reds dug in on small Islands in the mouth of Wonsan bay battered by planes supporting the northward push. The planes started fires on two of the largest islands—Tae-do and Sin-do. Elsewhere fighters and bombers of the U.S. Fifth Air Force shot up Red rail lines, buildings and vehicles. Air Force headquarters reported 259 sorties were flown—189 In close support of ground troop.s. A United Nations naval summary of Thursday's bombardment far np North Korea's coast reported that "three basic facilities" of the Reds were wiped out. These were installations at Chongjln. iron and steel center 130 miles southwest of Soviet Vladivostok and 43 miles southeast of Red China's Manchuria bor- naval summary said the der. The Mighty Mo and other Allied warships fanned out in a semi-circle off Chongjln Thursday. It said a thick pall of smoke "half-hid the raging fires and razed military Installations which had aided the North Korea Red army." «mb*ssador-at-large; and Dean Rusk, assistant secretary ol state lor foreign affairs. Mr. Truman Is due at Hickam Field, Honolulu, about 8:30 a.m. Hawnllun time (1.30 p.m. EST). He will remain there until about midnight; then will leave on the last leg of his flight to meet Gen. MacArthur. MacArlhm- to Leave TOKYO, Oct. 13. W)—General MacArthur Is expected to leave early Saturday morning (Tokyo time) for his weekend conference with president Truman in the Pacific, reliable sources here said totiav. Army Frank Pace; Philip C. Jessup, I Speculation still persisted that the " ' ' ' ' combined naval big gun and carrier plane strike — the second in two days far up the Korean east coast —might lead to an Allied landing. There was no report, however, that such an amphibious attack was in progress or in prospect. Mill- try news sources in the Korean fighting were abnormally quiet. Negro Severely injured in Auto, Truck Accident Oeorge Phillips. .10, Negro of Bird Song, is in Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis today suffering from Injuries received last night in a head-on collision on a gravel road three miles west of Frenchman's Bayou. Phillips suffered severe cuts n- bout the face and head when the half-ton truck in which he was riding with three other Negroes collided with a car driven by Frank Mooring. 21. of Tyronza. The three other Negroes and Mr Mooring escaped without injury. According | O State Trooper Don Walker, who investigated the accident, both Mooring and James McDaniel, 17. Negro, driver of the truck, were arrested on charges of driving on the wrong side of the road. Taylor Speaker At Rotary Club J. IV. Taylor of the Arkansas Fish and Game Commission was principal speaker at Biythevillc's Rotary Club yesterday. After talking to Rotarlans concerning the value of conserving fish and game In Arkansas. Mr. Taylor showed a film depicting the manner in which the men of the Fish and Game Commission work in helping preserve the state's wildlife. New members taken into the club nt yesterday's meeting Included J J. Morgan and Dr. CKlie Parker was made. In other action this morning Anlanls D. Mirles forfeited a $45.25 cash bond on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. U. S. Tire Supply Called Plentiful WASHINGTON. Oct. 13. (d'|— The Commerce Department says that if any serious shortage develops in automobile tires, it will be caused by "rush buying." Production is high enough to take care of normal demands, the department said yesterday in a special report on sharp Increases in prices of rubber goods. Price rises in the 10 months ended with August were reported at more than 25 per cent for passenger tires and more that 45 per cent on truck and bus tires. Natural rubber inner tubes prices lumped .10 per cent in the June- July-Augnst period. further Mass Detention Of Aliens Seems Likely WASHINGTON. Oct. 13. ;.4>i — Further muss detention of aliens seeking to enter the United states appeared , likely todny as government officials sought to write a set ot rulffslilSeflning who may enter mder the new anti-subversives law. State and Justice Department officials said clarifying regulations are being dratted, but they declined to predict when they may be ready. At issue is just who fits the aw's ban against members or former members of totalitarian parties and their affiliates. Scores of aliens who have arrived since the low's enactment almost hree weeks ago have been detained at Ellis Island by immigration offi- Arkansas fx-POW'i Returning Home TOKYO. Oct. 13. MV-The first Rroup of 32 liberated U. S. prisoners, including two Arkansans. to be returned home from Korea left by nlr tor the United States today tram Hancda Air Base. They Include: Pfc. Samuel E. Hyde of Van Buren, Ark., and Sst. Allen H. Jaml- ,on ot Fayctteville, Ark. CONTEST Continued Irom Pag* 1 several prominent entertainers made.their appearance on a stage constructed near the scene of the contest. Included in this group were Eddie Hill, Don Howard and his Smiling Hillbillies and Slim Rhode* and his Mountaineers. ThLs same group with some additions were the center o( the program conducted thh afternoon in front ot the grandstand. The afternoon program got under way promptly at noon with a half-hour program by papy stew- art'.s Famous Family. There followed brief appearances of Eddie Hill, Don Whitney and Slim Rhodes' band. At 1:30 Herb Parsons, known HS the "Wizard With a Winchester," gave an exhibition of trlclc shoot- Ing. Hutchlnson Sp»ki •• At 2:20 W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of Blytheville ichools, Introduced the principal speaker of the afternoon, K. T. Hutchlnson, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Mr. .Nicholson and Mr. Hut- chlnson both taught at Peabody College, Nashville, Tcnn., rrom 1925 until 1921. From 1927 through 1936, Mr. Hutchlnson directed agricultural education at State Teachers College, Murfrcesboro. Tenn. This work included supervision of the college's farm. Long Interested In rural electrification. Mr. Hutchinson in 1935 began organizing locaJ rural electric cooperatives in Tennessee, in 1941, he organized the Tennessee Kural Electric Cooperative Association. He was named its first president and has served In that capacity ever since. In addition to remaining active as president of thl s REA organization, Mr. Hutchinson also retains active management of his 550-acre farm near Murfreesboro. He operated tills farm after leaving the teaching profession and before becoming as- siistant secretary of agriculture. He became assistant secretary of agriculture Aug. 5. 1949. Cotton Fashions Shown Following Mr. Hutchinson's talk the Blytheville High School band gave another brief concert and at 3 o'clock the "Clothing From Cotton Bags" style show got under way. Following the style show Slim Rhodes and his Mountaineers again made their appearance, and at 4 o'clock the results of the morning's contest were announced and (he winners presented their prize mj.n- ey. Jack F. Robinson, Blytheville planter and ginner, Is owner of the plot on which the contest was hi Id today. In commenting on the condition ot the crop, Mr. Robinson said it was not as good as It was last year. He blamed this on rerllcllliiim wilt, a cotton plant disease brought on by Incessant wet weather like that experienced during much of the past growing season. As the pickers moved out Into the field, a past chairman of the National Cotton Picking Contest pointed out that quality of cotton picked was more important than the quantity harvested In deciding the winner of this event. Clean Picking Stressed J. N. Smolhermon, chairman of the 1944 contest, said emphasis was placed on cleanliness of Hie picked cotton to prevent entrants from pulling bolls to Increase their yield. A major objective of the contest is to stress good-quality hand picking of cotton. Cleanliness has decided the winners In all the contests thai far, he sairt, and the entrant who picked the largest amount has not always won. Schools here were dismissed for a portion of the day to permit students to attend the atternoon program. , Activities for the remainder of the big affair were an open house at the Junior Chamber of Commerce club room at 4:30 and the annual football game between Joiie.i- boro and Blytheville nt Haley Field at 1:30. Climaxing the two day affair will be the annual cotton ' nail to be held in the Main Exhibit Building at the fair grounds featuring Chuck Foster and his orchestra. This PAY U.5 GET MORE Cont«st activities officially opened yatlerday afternoon with a 'parade that Included 10 bands and about a dozen floats. Winning nrst-placs award of $150 In the float competition was the Girl Scout entry. Following th« theme "One Million Qlrl Scouts—100% Cotton," the float carried both Girl Scouts and Brownies. Centered with a cotton bower, the rest of the boat also was trimmed In lint cotton. Winner of the second-place $100 prize was the First National Bank float. "King Cotton." (he float showed a "King Cotton" figure seated on a cotton throne with a bale of cotton before him. The third-place »50 award went to Planters Flying Service for Its float. This float depicted a cotton field filled with large cardboard weevils and other insects. Suspended from wires above It were model ilanes representing cotton dusting divides. The parade began at Laclede and Jain Streets and moved west on Main. It turned north at Fifth and moved east on Walnut until It reached the vicinity of the Court House, where it broke up. Manj Firm* Enter Floats Other float? In the parade Included entiles by the Chamber of Commerce, Farmers Implement Co., the ICiwanis Club, the Blytheville Future Homemakers of America chapter. Dollins Furniture Co. ot Paragould. the Rustic Inn. the Veterans Agriculture Classes, Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. and Phillips Motor Co. Judging the floats were R. F. Knight, superintendent of schools it Steele, Mo.; A. E. Caldwelt, Dell iuperlntendent, and Harvey Morris if Blytheville, Mississippi County Circuit Court clerk. Other units In the parade included models who took part in the style show this afternoon, Cub Scouts, a float bearing '.Queen of Cotton Fashions" Jimmy Frances demons, the Yarbro Kiddle League football team and a car carrying Rooster M.I fmr._mjnun!iiT»iiisi»K i» THIS winner ME FRIDAY, OCTOBEt U, 1M* done* wflt »>4 underway •* *:W *o- nlfht. Club offlom. Bands Inking port In the parade included the Blytheville, Sikeslon, Mo., Whitehaven, Tenn., Carulhers- ville, Mo., Rector, Dell, Keiser, Steele, Mo,, and Illmo-Fornfelt, Mo., high school bands and the Arkansas State College Band from Jonesboro. Rounding out yesterday's activities were the two street dances last night. The white street dance was held on Railroad Street between Walnut and Chlckasawba and the dance for Negroes was held on Fifth Street between Main and Ash. Both were sponsored by the Roosters Club ihe Jnycee slunml group. Germans Faced By Loss of Visas FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 13 W/—As many as 1,000 Germans today faced the loss of visas for the United States—with little chance they would gel them back soon. Acting on a State Department order to suspend all visas to aliens headed for America, consular officials today called in all such permits for reinvcstigatlon. Only applicants found clear of previous Nazi Fascist or Communist affiliations will be given visas, in accordance with recent U. S. legislation. Reds Play Rough SOMEWHERE IN-' KOREA (AP) —Marine Lt. Manning T jetcr pulled his Jeep up behind a small ridge and sorted crawling up to the crest to get a closer looke at the enemy he believed to be on the other side. He heard the deafening crack of a nearby weapon and noted the blue flash of an anti-tank discharge overhead. Then he turned over to check on his transportation and saw only the twisted scrap metal of his late Jeep. A few days later. Lt. Jeter was finishing a long delayed shave in another valley when a shell drop- HELD BY REDS—Allyn B.ium, above, NEA-Acme Siaff Photographer in Berlin, was arrested by Soviet Zone police, along with a German assistant,as they crawled under a fence to get close-up pictures of foxholes dus by Kast German police in an area where 7onnl boundaries are not elenrly marked. Baum is the second Acme photographer to be held by Soviet police in Berlin. A co- '.voi-kcr, Joe Schuppe, was recently released after two days in a Red jail. ped on his shaving gear and pack a short distance away. He was left holding the remains of all his personal possessions—n bottle of shaving lotion. Bradley Tells Armed Forces Goal by June WASHINGTON, Oct. 1|. WV-TIM, military, high command u' rtrirln. for »n armed force of 3,100,000 tatn 82 air groups and 905 Navy ihio. tw next June. . ^ And officials are working MI plan aimed at a substantial inereas. In those figures for futuri years These goals were disclosed Ust night by G«n. Omar Bradley ut recorded broadcast. A,* Noting that current defense nJS, carry a "price tag" of WS.OOOOM 000, the chairman of the Joint c'hletl of staff said that a new program now being prepared U "going to cost more money and • take more efforts and more men in uniform " This will be submitted to p res i dent Truman <for presentation to Congress as soon ai It u readv Bradley said. '' Scotland Yard Recovers Stolen Diplomatic Box LONDON,' Oct. 13. wj-scotiand Yard said today a diplomatic box taken from Buckingham Palace «I recovered during the night "No state papers have been sin!,. from the diplomatic box which w " , been recovered intact " Coffee Price Drops NEW YORK. Oct. 13. (^-Albert Ehlers, Inc., large Independent cof. fee roasting firm, today trimmed its wholesale prices of coffee one to two cents a pound. This Is the first reduction in Toasted 'coffee prlee« for major brands since last spring Style • Quality • Value You get all three in tailored fay Hart Schaffner & Marx The best of the new styles, the finest details of workmanship, the superb wearing quality of fine all-wool fabrics—that's what you get in the new Hart Schaffner & Marx Front Row Worsteds for fall! And, because you get these tailoring virtues in extra measure, these great suits kefp their distinctive smartness through months of hard wear. Here now—in single and double breasted models. 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