The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1952 · Page 3
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MONDAY, KOY. *4, Korea Preparing Huge Welcome of General (ke By BILL SHINN BEOUL Ut^-Ballered Seoul donned her fairest raiment and covered her war wounds with bunting today. Nerve-tingling excitement swept this South Korean capital as it prepared a giant welcoirj; for U. S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower. ; . . Nobody seemed to know when he would unive, but everybody was /.getting readj'. . . <f Gen. Mark Clark, accompanied by the British and French ambassadors to. Japan, flew in from Tokyo. Clark said he would confer with. Gen Jatnes A. Van Fleet. IT. S. Eighth Army commander, on arrangements for Eisenhower's visit. Around the city, workmen hurried to complete 20 huge arches. Seoul's Mayor Kim Tai Sun ordered the. work finished today. -He has-scheduled two monstrous demonstrations •— tomorrow and Thursday—whether Eisenhower Is here yet or not. Rickety streetcars clattered through the streets -draped with huge banners proclaiming a welcome.' Storekeepers covered their windows with American and Republic of Korea flags. Ill-clad urchins skipped along, waving liny flags at passersby. There was a deadly serious nole loo. South Korean Army troops and police threw a guard around and through the city. Metropolitan Police chief Yoon Myung Upon said strict security measures would be enforced until after Eisenhower leaves. All residents of Seoul .(possibly 800,000 persons) were'instructe'd to Register with police. A 9:30 p.m. Curfew will be rigidly enforced. Mayor Kim said security preparations are all set and added:' > "We will guarantee 100 per'cent for the safety of Gen. Eisenhower. 1 South Korean. Cabinet ministers and high-ranking political and military leaders arrived from Pusnn and Taegu, presumably to'be on hand to welcome the President elect. :.-'' ••:..'•• More than 200 giant signs-sprung up like wild flowers around the ~-.city. Some/were more than 100 feet long. :• One sign that "went up.yesterday came down today. It read "Give the Communists Hell, Ike.", Mayor Kim ordered it replaced because 'It Is Impolite to call such a big man by his nickname." IU replace- mentwai a formal "Strengthen ROK Forces." Kim said he did not know the dat« of Elsenhower's arrival but the entire week has been set aside as Welcome Week. ,.'.-• Gen. Clark said there was nothing special about his trip but "naturally I will discuss arrangements with Gen. Van Fleet for the President-elect's visit. We are looking forward to seeing him." Clark said he would be in Korea for. a couple of days, Eisenhowers' Household to Include Dogs HAtBOHO, Pa. «5 _ The house hold of President-elect D.wight D. Eisenhower is going to include a pair of little dogs with names as long as their pedigrees. They are a pair of papillions, a toy species of canine reportedly named after the French word for butterfly by Marie Antoinette. • Miss Sallie Pinckeny of Harls- ville, Pa., announced yesterday that Mrs. Eisenhower has accepted the dogs for delivery at the White House after the Jan, 20 inauguration. Miss Plnckney, secretary 'of the Papillion Club of America, said one of the dogs—from her own kennel —is Ember of Pinqueny. The olher Is a' red and white champion, Mima Mosa of Duiceda. Truman's Plane, Intercepted by • Jet Fighters ALBANY, N. K. M>) _ Jet pilols roared up to intercept an unidentified aircraft yesterday—arid found it was President Truman's personal plane ,the Independence ^ Secretary of State Dean Acheson was abaar'd. No flight plan for the DC6 had been received here. The ship was reported by spotters and jet planes were sent to investigate. The Independence uas bringing Achespn from Ottawa to New York BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.)' COURTER NEWS HER MAJESTY'S MAIL—Anticipating the ascension ol Queen Ehzabclh II to the throne, all equipages and facilities of the Hoyal Mail are receiving ne,w insignia, the queen's cipher, "ER" The Earl of Selkirk, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Postmaster- General, above, bos just unveiled the first postal box bearing the emblem; and * the flrst .to dispatch'a letter to the Queen In Her Majesty's Mail. PAGE TIIREB Young Hunters Sing Hymns for Dying Companion GREENSBORO,' Pa. (si-— Two leenagcd hunting companions Bang hymns as 15-year-old James W. Gibson lay dying of a''shotgun wound in a cold, wet stone quarry. The youth was'wounded Saturday when he dropped a log, discharging one of the shotguns he and three pals had stacke\ while searching for wood to. build a" fire. The blast severed ah artery in his leg, Coroner Joseph Check reported. One boy rah 10 get a doctor. Jnmes asked his other two friend; to sing sortie hymns. Shortly afterwards he died. City for meetings at the United Nations. President Truman was not iboard ' Elderly Samba Dancer Dies .NEW YORK «1 — Mrs. Susanna Perry Faulkner, who was still dancing Uie samba on her 97th birthday as one of ihe gnyer members of Now York's cafe society, died yesterday at the age of 100. Mrs. Faulkner, the widow of a wealthy railroad man, died at Doctor's Hospital. Her birthdays each year were occasions for big night club parties. t Roxy to Close NEW YORK r/fl _ The Hoxy Theater will close for the first time in 25 years next Sunday for a three-week period of alterations, including- enlargement of its ice slagc, tit a cost of $200,000. Catalog Sales Office PHONE 21* W. M.i, BIyfhevilie, Ark. 8131 Short Warns Against Quick Disarmament Following Truce :.By WILLIAM F. ARHOGAST WASHINGTON 1*1—Rep. Dewey Short (K-Mo), chalrinan-designalo of Hie House Aimed Services Com- mltleo. condoned today against ."letllng down our guard" if a truce Is agreed upon in Korea, The 54-year-old former college professor will head the Jinporlanl House committee after Republicans organize (he new Congress Jnn. 3, He Is rounding out 20 years of service In the House. "We must guard agninst the mistake we hnve made In Hie past—disarming loo soon," he said In nn interview. "While our ul- tirnnlo goal should tie world disarmament, we must keep strong as long its limes remain as they now are." "We must build up, rather than reduce, our military strength," he added. Short, who describes himself us neither nn isolationist nor a mill- falls!, said he Relievos there can i>e substantial savings made in next year's and subsequent mill. fary budgcls. "We must cut federal expenses If we lire to preserve our economy, which is our main strength," he declared. ."With the military budget (taking about 80 cents out. of every tax dollar, it la obvious that It affords the place for the heaviest reductions." But he emphasised ihst he doesn't favor budget-cutting at the expense of preparedness. '.'I. believe 1 we can sharply reduce the military'budget," he,sald, "wilhout reducing the strength of our military forces by a single man or a single weapon or warplane. There' is entirely too much waste now and by stopping it we con save billions." . - Apartment House Dwellers Have Fine Landlords CHICAGO W—Charles and Helen Lawson threw a Thanksgiving party last night for the 40 tenants of their (wo apartment buildings. Lawson, who operated three res- nurn'nts in Ls Jolln, Calif., until three years ago when his wife in- icriled the apartment buildings, cooked tlie turkeys, hams, yams and asparagus. . The tenants expressed thanks not only /or the dinner, but because Chuck ,nncl Helen often babysit for hem, wake them up for work, take hem "golfing and fishing ami, occasionally, to Florida on vacations. The Lawsons have no vacancies. Mayor to Get Hat :MAI,DON, England wi — The Municipal Council here has made Is decision—it will buy a new of- 'icial hat for the deputy mayor. The fancy three-cornered one lie now wears at functions is so frayed it slips off his head. It is the same one that has been used for the past 53 years. U.S. B»tt Customer NEW DELHI M>> _ The United States buys more than half the manganese ore exported by India, official sources recently reported During the three'months ending last June, Indln sold 2fl3,000 tons of which tn« United states received 191,000 tons costing $5,754 000 *pogh«ttl maccironl : "WIN A »i new fj,j PACKARD CONTEST STARTS NOV 31 ENDS DEC 4 Get Full Facts And Entry Blank Motor Sales Co. 217,W, Walnut UJvlheville, Ark. 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