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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS T "* DOMINANT NCWSP ^^ VOL. XLVI—NO. 184 lythwriltt »yth»»Ml» Courfer Utostsslppt Valley Leader •lytheville Herald •OOTHKAST MISSOURI War in Mop-Up Stage As Allies Block Roads ARKANSAS, SATURDAY,OCTOBER 21, 1950 . Br The AMorlitf4 Pnw „ • yK " UI ," 1 f-"' ea ' 0c ; L 2L (A)')— Allied troops rammed roadblocks tonight mam route* leading north to Manchuria from the fallen Red Korea,, capita of P Ine war was in the mop-up phase. > all the Pacific Airlift To Be Continued Further Deployment Of Troops Planned At End of War HONOLULU, Oct. 21. H>) — The huge airlift ferrying troops and gaining momentum every hour materiel over the Pacific Ocean at the rate of a plane every 75 minutes, "v,!M continue indefinitely after the end of the shooting war in Korea." Maj Gen. Laurence S. Kuler, Military Air Transport Service commander, made that clear yesterday on a stopover here en route home from a global tovir of MATS bases. "At the 'end of the shooting in Korea, there will be extensive and further deployment of troops and material," he said. The general did not elaborate on this deployment in a talk with reporters in which . he dealt entirely with operations in the Pacific. tik I" Washington, a Defense De- JJsartment source mentioned Japan and Alaska among possible Pacific areas for deployment. Kuler Ts Silent The sourcc-fsnid he WHS convinced General . Kilter was not talking about moving y.S. forces to Indochina, where Communist activities hnve forced French withdrawals from a region bordering on Red China. General Kuler said. "It is impossible to forecast when the (Pacific) airlift will end." H began shortly after the North Korean Reds invaded South Korea June 25. It has been built up to a , plane-mile volume exceeding that Tor Berlin's famed "operation vii- tles." -"Berlin Record Exceeded • The September average of 252.000 plane-miles a day for the Pacific ,;*-airiift in September exceeded by ' 10,000 the Berlin airlift's average tiiiiy haul * ' \Tft and "chartered commercial pin t-s t^nii vabDUt, nd .j February.- N. E. Arkansas Firemen to Meet Here October 30 South Kor Mn Sixth Division Iroorw a,,d Ujs. first Division cavalrymen linked up with American paratroopers who jumped Friday in the Sunchon-Sukchon »re» 30 nillet north of Pyongyang, Sunchon fell n-Iday night. There was fighting in the sukchou area. The situation in the city WM not clear. But Central MacArthur't headquarters said the daring parachute troopt of the nth Airborne Division had sealed off 28000 Beds Tills was nearly half «* the Mtim.ted «3,000 enemy troops still at large m the Redlands. With the fall of Pyongyang, th« signal was given to South Koreans to drive for the Manchuria border. Five ROK division, were M to 8S miles from the politically touchy borders of Red China and nearby Soviet territory. Their drive WRS Two ROK divisions, the Third and Capital, were rolling north near the east coast. A United Nations first corps spokesman said the Capital infantrymen sliced 30 miles northeast of captured Hamhuug Saturday. They were 84 miles from Manchuria and almost as close to Soviet Siberia. In the wast, three other ROK divisions were converging on Sun- chon-Sukchon area where American parachute troopers Jumped Friday In a daring maneuver to cut off Red Korean remnants north of Pyongyang. Paratroops Linked The South Korean Sixth Division already had linked up with the paratroopers 80 miles south of the Manchuria Bolder, its position was athwart the two main escape routes to Manchuria. The Fifth Air Force said aerial observers had spotted many enemy troops walking south on the Sun- chon highway with their hands above their heads. The Reds apparently had thrown down their arms. A Korean Communist broadcast from Sinuiju. on the Manchuria, border only a few miles from Ihe Yellow Sea. said the Reds had set. up a refugee capital there POW Rescue Sought The .South Koreans were driving north in hopes ol rescuing American and South Korean prisoners whom the Reds were reported taking lo the Manchuria border. Reports on tht destination of the Allied prisoners varied. Some said thej »ere being taken to to*n= in __ no laler u ports on Generaf Kilter said MATS planes '"" fate Of MnJ: Gcn ' William P 'mid replace chirtered cornmer ??".": commander of the U.S. 24tn rial planes m the air lift as fast as Air Force reservists can be assigned to the operation. He predicted the last commercial flieht in the airlift would come next Division. Dean variously had been reported taken to Pyongyang and dead In Seoul. 'Chutists Jumper R*d« The parachute drop of 4,000 3 Persons Die In Texas Train, Truck Crash SAN MARCOS. Texas, Oct. 21. (AP)- A freight train burst Into is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. York Cotton The Northeast Arkansas Firemen's Association will hold its quarterly meeting In Blytheville Oct. 30, Roy Heart, chief of Blytheville's Fire Department said yes-J'lame* today after smashing a gas- terday. . oline truck. Turee trainmen burned The meeting will be held at the I to death while rescuers watched American Legion Auditorium with j ""able lo aid them. BenUcy Rhode.?, Wilson fire chief! ' niE dead were in the die.-;':! oan who Is president of the association,] of the Mksourl - Kansas - Texas presiding. • train. A dinner at the Legion Hut will: Pinned in Ihe fiery furnace of the precede the meeting. The dinner cab were the engineer. Tuck Rced- cr; the fireman. Gilbert Johnson; and the brakeman, G. H. Erlich of Smithville. T. D. K^ch ot San Antonio, driver of the gasoline truck, was badly burned. F.e was taken to a hospital. Two and a half hours later ten cars, the truck and the locomotive ivere blszinj; furiously. Sheriff Jack Gary said the train crew members were observed by several witnesses and nothing could be done ID save them. The fiirv o' Ihe g'solinc-fed tire blocked rescue efforts. The gasoline truck was cut in two. throwing the driver clear its car^o swiftly lenital the freight cars. Thc accident was on the San i Marccs-Smithville branch line at about 7:30 a.m. (CST). NEW YORK. Oct. 21. Wj-Clos- h)S cotton quotations: | High L/jw Close! 3040 3B% 3918 3945 3893 3935 Dec. . Men. . May , Ju'.y . Ort. . D-c. , 3027 3887 3S85 38-15 3520 3500 3-195 3920 3877 3.J32 3510 3199 V.'eo.rhsr Americans Friday seriously hampered the ability of Die Reds to nut up resistance anywhere in Korea. Headquarters said the Reds .nay be able to move some of the trapped 28.000 men over hill roads but that their heavy equipment was last. What little opposition the North Koreans tried to put up against thc paratroops was speedily overcome. KIGHT PACKS 15mm reeolless rifle and tried to Mast them out. North Koreans replied with hand grenades. (AP Wircphotot Tighter Installment Curbs Predicted Steel man Warns Of New Measure To Beat Inflation WASHINGTON. Oct. 21. (IFj— Presidential Assistant John R. Steelman reels that still tighter curbs on Installment buying mas- be Imposed by the government to combBt inflation. Moreover, lie told the Mt. Holyoke Alumnae Association last night, that other types of controls "may become necessary." Stcelrnan's hit at new restrictions came at the end of a. day during which: •1.; The National Production Au- jlgortty )-»l rwtrjsted rubber companies in thcirhue of materials ,(B) set aside for the defense program the entire production of stainless steel containing eolumbium. 2. The 'Commerce Department ordered a ban on all exports of molasses, a principal source of Industrial alcohol. The rubber order limits'tlre manufacturers and other users to IS per cent of the amount of natural rubber they consumed in the yeai ended June 30. It sets consumption all rubber, including synthetic, sist on a "soft treaty" for Japan. of t 84 per cent of the use. Same Amount of KiiWir-r Officials said this would 'givt-i - • -j- *-•-.....".,, «m manufacturers about the same a- j „ arranged in the next few days, of rubber the} lion program to rearm would mean that millions America i added: of new I "Already in some areas there is Russia Ready to Talk Of Jap Peace Treaty LAKE SUCCESS, Oct. 21. (ay-Ru^a sto od ready today to start informal talks with the United States on a Japanese peace treaty held up for live years because the Soviet Union refused to help write it John Poster Dulles, u. S. delegate lo the United N B » 0 ™, d|., c ,o s ed yesterday soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Jacob Malik had advised him of Russia's willingness lo enter the talks. Two months ag o the United* — ____^^__ ---------- • "if." >iit uniLull States decided lo. go ahead with the treaty, with or without the cooperation of Russia. '•' Dulles has been holding, informal conversations on the treaty with members of the Far Eastern Commission. The idea wns (o get some preliminary agreements in advance of formal negotiations. However, the talks with Britain Australia, India, New Zealand, the Philippines and other states with interest in the Pacific have shown httle progress. Some delegations— especially Australia— have- indicated concern lest the United Slates in- Time Anil I'liics '!',-. Come Dulles said a lime and place for Ihe Russian parleys probably will ..._ „ ^ "'ill t IH-.\L Jl-rt M.IJ.^. mount of rubber they were °el- e l' Lln - s 'o go to Washington Mon- ting before the Korean War Thev r 1 " 5 to colls »lt with Stale Depart' that no tire meilt officials. renewed assurances shortage is insight. The action on molasses fits into the rubber picture since alc-ihol is used in great quantities by th-i .synthetic rubber plants which thc pcv- ernment is pressing back into sci- The government has announced it Till start buying alcohol from whiskey distillers in December. The distilled spirits institute announced last night it has offered to Jclivcr 10,000.000 gallons over the ne>:t two months. Columbium Used in .lels Stainless steel containing fiitum bium. a corrosion-resistant all,;.; is used in thc manufacture of ie UN' Considers ,\EW Officer LAKE SUCCESS, oct 21 w>— Two vital problems arc before the United N.itmns today. The Security Council meets he- hind closed doors for another round in Ihe batlle over who should be secretary general. The BO-natlon political committee is scheduled to vole on a Syrian-Iraq proposal calling for big five peace consultations. India has a compromise proposal I before the council under which each j of the 11 members would put the 1 big five then would knock out the ! names or those thcv could not „„, Ark.:n:.-<i P.irtly cloudy por- CLOUDY AND RAIN New York Stocks Am. T t t T Am. Tobacco Anaconda . ,... Beth s;ccl Chrysler l^i- : this aiicriio'.-n. lonlshl and Sunday. Occasional rain cast por- , lion this afternoon and tmilcht No! Coca Cola invariant temperature changes jC.cn. Elcc. ... SVsstmrl forccas!: Fair tonKht I Ocn ^1otors . ar- Sunday: continued cool 'to-1 1 " 1 - Harvester n'S.it; a little cooler northeast and ! Rnriio north Sumi-iy: low toni'ht Rciniblic Sll. no specific mention of probable new 1 control moves. But, in broad li-rmsi he re-echoed thc admim.s'.r.itirm'si warnings that thc American people! face a time of sacrifice "for v.irs to come." '" i He checked this hack to wnal hr called Russia's postwar cmbaik.nen! j upon a course designed '.o divide; the nations of the world " Shcclman said Die vast mouiliza- Lcte Bulletin— SUCCESS. Orl. 31. l/T'i— Kiisiiu's Anilrri V. Vishinsliv ile- nianilcil tndny Hint the tJ.S". p o - htir.il commlUcc slrrr clear of an 'ostrich policy" and rrroiciiizr. Ihe (ornmunM regime as the government of China. Henry Stimson Dies af Home Former U.S. Official Succumbs after Heart Attack in Automobile COLD-SPRINGS HARBOR. N. Y Oct. 21. i.flv-Harry L. Slimson, the fust American to hold cabinet of- fic-c under four Presidents, died yesterday of a sudden heart attack He was 83 years old. Stimson was secretary under presidents William Howard Tafr Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harr Truman, and was Herb only secretary of stale. Three months ago Stimson feil and broke his hip. but was makinp good recovery and getting about with wheelchair and crutches Yc^- lerday afternoon he and .Mrs Stimson set out on a drive around thc estate. He was stricken in ih-; car was taken home, immediately, and died a fen- minutes later. SINGLK COPIES FIVE CSHTS ..—— ~~4 Indochina Line Opened Wide to Rebelling Reds Huge Territory Abandoned as French Pull Out By .SKY.MIHJK TOITINd SAIGON, Indochina, Oct. 21. (AP) — l-'i-cncli forces abandoned their frontier lieiul- <|iwrlci-.s fortre.s.s «t Langson today, leaving hundreds of sqnrc miles of Indochina territory on tlio Chinese border wide o|)cn to the Communist- led rebels of l| 0 Chi ftlinh. l.aiiBson, held by the French for 78 years, guarded the main Invasion gateway into Indochina from Communist China. Its abandonment, .swinijs wide Die frontier floor to permit Hie supply of Chinese resources (o the rebels nnd the establishment of (mining bases for them in Tied China. 11 was ttic sixth northern frontier post from which the French hnve withdrawn in five weeks. They pulled out of Ootiglilic Scpl. 10 Cao- IMHB Oct. 3, Thalke Oct. 10 Na- cham Oct. 10 nnd Dong Dang CM. 17. A French army communique 5a [ ( i the Lnngson withdrawn! wns effected to permit the regrouping of French forces into new strategic mobile reserves, it declared Ilie French will KO on the offensive as soon as tills reorganization Is completed. The communique said Hie withdrawing French troops were fighting "some engagements of minor importance." Air Force Oivers Rrlreaf The French nir force was up In strength over the frontier to cover the French retreat. The. communique did not stale the destination of the Lannson garrison, but merely indicated It was Si-ii INDOCHINA on rase '« CONfMCT IN KOIlKA-LHci-iilly "cau B hl with his pants down,a North Korean prisoner presents a lighter touch as a 7th Cavalry soldier marches him back lo regimental headquarters. Trousers slipped as photographer made picture. «u. S. Army photo via AP Wfrcuholo) Russia and Satellites Discuss Western Arms PRAGUE, CMchoslovakla, Oct. 31. (/Pi-Following hsr sharp warn- In 8 that she would nnt tolerate re-militarization of Western Germany Russia met with her Kuropcan Allies today to discuss that exploslv. Cornerstone for Methodist Sanctuary to Be Laid Sunday Cornerstone laying ceremonies at the First Methodist Church's new $270,000 sanctuary will be conducted tomorrow Immediately following the morning worship service, the Rey. Roy I. Bagley, pastor said yesterday afternoon. Hani E. Martin, hishop of* — . Hie Arkansas-Louisiana area of the Methodist Church, will deliver Ihe sermon at the 11 o'clock service tomorrow morning. Following this service, which will be shortened because of the ceremonies lo follow, Bishop Martin L..-J Marry *''" of " cinlp at lllc '"I'ing of the icrt Hoover'-! cornerstone .He will be, assisted by ~ thc Rev. E. I!. Williams of Jones- Stimson first 'estcrn the aggressors of the Wjn.s. ;ii s policy failed at Ihe lime, hut a, America's secretary of war from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima hr directed thc Army and Air Force that helped redeem it. TB Association Board to Meet Members of I he coiinlv board of the Mississippi Counl.y fuhciciilosls Association will hold their October meeting at 7:3f) p.m. Monday Iti County .Iud-:c Roland Ori-cn's office in the Court House here. The induing Monday night will be a business session. Mrs. C, l»ro. superintendent ol thc church's Jonesboro District. Special music will be sung by thc First Methodist choir at tomorrow morning's worship service, Ihe ncv. Mr. Hagley said. Anthem tor the .service will be "With a Voice of Singing," by Shaw. The choir will be under Ihe direction of Mrs. .1. Wilson Henry There will be no evening scivicc al the church here tomorrow liic Rev. Mr. Bui-ley said. Instead. there will be a district-wide rally at the First Methodist Church in Jin- esboro. At this rally. Bishop and Mrs. Martin will speak on their recent trip to India. The worship service tomorrow I rminiinis will he broadcast, the Ri-v. Mr. Baglcy said. Filing Deadline For City Offices: Midnight Monday Deadline for ming as candidates lor city offices in the municipal election Nov. 7 is midnight Monday. State election laws require that candidates file for the olfice liicy seek 15 days prior to the election The rmurJdpal election this year Is being held for the first time on the date of the general election •Hiis wns brought about by n .Mate law consolidating the votlllK dales. Separate ballots will list the candidates for city offices. Four aldermen, a city clerk and a city attorney arc to be clccled Nov. 7. To dale, the following nldcrman- Ic candidates have filed: Ward Two. ,1. i> NnMn: Ward Four, J. Wilson Henry (Incumbent i, c. S. Baggctt and Charles Lipford. subject. The meeting was called by the ffovlci, Uhlan, which • sent Deputj Prime ^Inlslor V. M. Molotov as Iti spokesman. Molq'tov Is - a formci Soviet foreign minister. Moscow radio anil Die official Cv.cchostovnk news agency reported the 'seven-nation meeting started yesterday. Deputy Prime Mlnlslei Ziienek Flerlijiger. rcprescntinj Czechoslovakia, opened the confer, cncc and was elected chairman. Molotov flew In from Moscow bj special plane. Other foreign delegates had already arrived and mcl him nt Prague's flag-decorated Riraync airport. I'drclfiii Ministers Alltmi They were Foreign Ministers Mln- cho Ncychci- of Bulgaria: Zygmunf Modxclcwskl of Poland: oyiiln Kallal of Hungary; Ana Paukcr of Romania; George Dcrlinncr of Eastern Germany and V. Natnnajli Albanian minister lo Moscow. An official announcement In Prague said the ministers would "discuss questions which arose in connection wlf.li (he decision of,tin New York conference of the' Uirct powers — Fiance, Britain and the United Stntcs-Scpl. 10 which dis- , cussed the remilitarization o( Gcr. 1 many." Husslii Makes Changes Only a few hours before thi Prague conference, Russia madt public the contents of identical notes sent lo the United Slates France and Britain, chaiginif [), a | the Western nations were rcvivin? milllary might in theii Hurricane Fizzles Traffic Charges Costly to Seven German zones. "Saving Fare" FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct 21 (iV,-Informed Allied sources litre brhcvccl today that one major purpose of the Soviet bloc foreign min- l-slrr.V meeting in Prague Is to de- Seven persons forfeited cash bonds! v , lsc Denies for offsetting lh» L *i.,,.i~i~~t f —. .. . I Comrnunj^t ln=s of face in Korea Redman, executive secretary of Hie hies are held Iwlcc a year. TAMPA. Fin.. Oct. 21. UV--A nut-!" 1 M "»l<:lpsl Court this morning on ante hurricane which failed lo live i lrn " ic charges. 1 ... ip to advance billllis fizzled out in j Everett A. Frazcr forfeited a M.i K U. ja Florida wilderness today. | twnrt nn a charge of driving while I Thc rich Tampa Bay resorl arca.l ull der the Influence of lliiilor Jick 1 i" r> -i""-- I o Be Tomorrow Rites 40 north border to 45-50 south' high ovnuny 70. Minimum this morning—58 aximum yesterday—gj Sjmscl today—5:18! P"iirise l-uiiirrow~6.-i2 Precipitalion 24 hours'to 7 tcday—none. Trial since Jan. 1—53.46. Mean temperature (midway t • -"n hi-h r -d li\\ 1—705 normal incan, T tciuaerattirc October—634 * .„ k Thl « »»<e L«st Year Minimum Mils irsormng—65 >'•-> m m • "M^rd'v— 71 ^ • - . .. lu .„„ Suconm-Vacuum Std. Oil N. J. , Studcbakcr . ... Texas Co U. S. Steel 151 1-2 69 1-2 36 3-4 45 1-2 79 1-2 128 3-4 49 3-8 S2 32 1-4 17 7-8 43 1-2 24 1-2 85 3-3 34 7.', ,1-8 41 1-2 5< 3-8 Yanks Halt War to Help Lone American in Distress By TO.M LAMIVERT rnlmnr. «.i.i u..,. -.. . ' .-> ./...,.: threatened wllh n possible j Wagnon forfeited a S5 bond on a knockout punch, escaped entirely, icharec of failing to slop at traffic] signal and five persons forfeited S10I iKiiiris on charges of sperdinc. j N. O. Cotton ir>- NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21. losing cotton quotations: High LOB- Close 3932 3888 3927 3939 3892 3930 39-2 3877 3911 -Wf 3Si« 3SM •••• **i >516 J633 Mch Ocl By TO.M PYONdYANO. Korea. Oct. 21 'AP; — The U.S. advance on Pyongyang once came to a halt 'or 15 minutcs-to help one lone American in distress. Tanks, guns and troops had bern rolling up the road toward Ihe Red North Korean capital through an autumn countryside vivid with color. Now and then the tanks fired in angry roars. Machineguns chattered (heir annoyance at targets nearer the rond. A '«ad U.S. warptants bored through the air. Towers of smoke rose from towns and villages where their bombs and Jellied ga-soline fell. Doited trails of smoke puffed from their strafing guns. And then the stutter of the explosions from the 50-calibcr cartridges ca;iic d.-.wn the wind. Tlw riflemen In thi idvancun paid liuie attention to column the Then four F-51s came tlumder- hif; over the column Irom a swift run on a nearby target. The men in the column saw one plane waver and Jerk up. The plexiglass canopy fell off and la.shed end over end in the sunlight. The lighter plane tipped up on »« left wing, u faltered and be?an ite straight and .•seemingly certain dive In destruction. At about 300 feet thc pilot bailed out. His body hurtled for a moment like a homo. Jeeps, tanks and trucks squeal- Mi and groaned to a halt, There w?s furious profanity aimed either at the enemy gun that may have got him or at the mechanical failure. They knew not which. 'Well, gcddnmnit, let's go" a meii.ial serRC'nt shouted. Medics <*rrylng . litter ran Into the tltld. The three other K-51s flew over lliefr fallen comrade in lien*, whining circles. .They wangled their wings, guiding the medics through Ihe rice field. The advance on Pyonyanx was torgoltcn. Swearing Infantrymen jumped from the trucks and starter) Into the field. A tank lurched down from the road alter them. There v.as a village out there and the enemy could be lurking. And infantrymen love pilots (or battering and softcninp thc enemy—if men ran be said [o love those they never see face lo face. The medics found thc pilot beneath the great while blrxtom of thc opctitci p^.r^chutc. There was a blue bruise on his forehead. A thin streax of blood, like a red pencil mark, ran from his mouth. A medic felt his pulse. "He's •mi alive,'' he said, ! I.TC Stevenson, Jlmmle Brock iOwcu C. RodRers. Thc medics picked up the pl- Inl cnrclully. They carried thc litter off acro.-a the field and over a muddy stream. They placed the pilot on the wall inn tank. Good, thc riflemen .'-aid, he's still alive. Then Unk. medics, riflemen and the Injured rillot went back to the rond They put the pilot in a Jeep ambulance and it went back down the road to the rear. The column moved on again toward Pvonj- y.ins. H was a S of)d 15 minutes spent, the riflemen thoirgln, tvc n tliotiKh it was 15 minutes lost in Ihe race with South Koreans to Pyongyang. An hour later the ambulance jeep came back. Thc riflemen in the column looked at the medic •The pilot died," Ihe medic s^ld. The rillerncn cursed and went up the road to Py<wjy»ng. I Mo re Doctors To Be Drafted i Services for Horace E. Neblett, j pioneer Blytheville resilient who [ducted tit -j p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home chapel bv Rev Roy I. Barley, pastor of ' [he First Methodist Church here. It was staled erroneously In a headline in yesterdays "courier News that thc services were lo bfl today. Burial will be in Elm wood Cemetery here. Mr. Neblctt. who first came to Mississippi county in inoo, w;is av-istant inspector for (hn Blytheviile office of the Arkansas Revenue Department. j WASHINGTON. Oct. 21. (AP) _ I The Army plans further calls on ] Ihe .Selective Service system for physicians, dcntistA and veterinarians. It said today that (he request already made to selective service for I St. Louis Army Finance | !W2 physicians. 500 dentists ami 100 I " tmte | veterinarians by Jan. 15 represents! only part of Ihe Army's total needs. "Additional requests will be made laler as necessary to meet our re- rrjiremcnis," a spokesman said. "Current uncertainties preclude to Be Broken film estimates being made more than a few months in advance." Sc!ec»ivc Service is to meet the j pending request from aniMig 31.101 I medical men who registered last I Monday. WASHINGTON. Oct. 21. OF)— Th» Army announced today tho.t thc accounting division of Its finance department. now located at (he Army Finance Center in SI. Louis, will be decentralized. The Army did not say what caused this decision, but the finance er-ntrv al St. Louis has heen the subject ot at least six Invcstl- gatJons in recent years.