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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER THE nOUTK) 1 A WP V) tr>i*rcj n A n.rm A«I &..«.».»..._. . VOL. XLVI—NO.'203 Blytheville Dully New» Blylhevlllc Courier Mississippi Valley Leader BlylhevllU Herald . THEDOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF HORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SQUTHEASTMISSOUHI B1ATHKVILLK, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, 'NOVKMBKR United Nations Starts f)iplomatic Offensive By STANLEY JOHNSON LAKE SUCCESS, Nov._13. (AP)-The United Nations mounted a llu'ec-pnnijjecl dip- omaUc offensive today, seeking to neutralize Communist China and to prevent Ihe Korean Campaign from exploding into World War III. »eniine isoicdii One the eve of the; departure from Pei ping of a Red delegation to the Security Council, diplomats moved swiitly to keep the war localised. o«.mii.y <^iuii The basic strategy was to reassure *Chinese Communist leaders that U.N. forces had no designs on their territory, would not interfere with China's supply of electric power from North Korean dams and would build a united, democratic, independ- denl Korea 'which would ' present no threat to China. This was* combined with a clear warning, however, that continued Red Chinese intervention in Korea would lead to drastic action. As though to point up tnese efforts, a spokesman at Gen. MacAr- ithur's Tokyo headquarters nn- tiounced that the current Allied push toward the Yalu River is just a "limited offensive." Informed observers here considered this indicated that the U.N. military command also was tread- Ing gingerly, hoping to win. a decisive victory over the North Koreans while giving the Chinese an opportunity to withdraw with a minimum loss of (ace. ThrM-Proneed Strategy The U.N> strategy was applied 111 these three directions: jf|l. Australia's James Plimsoll. a member of theNseven-nalion Korean Commission, % flew to Korea to be available, with other Commission members, in case Peiping wanted to negotiate a border settlement. There was no indication that the Chinese Reds hart made any approaches In this direction. Other commission members are Chile. Pakistan, the Netherlands the Philippines, Thailand and Turkey. 2. The -General Assembly's 60- nation economic and social committees, in Joint session, pushed a plan for the post-war rehabilitation and relief of Korea. Besides the physical reconstruction of the war-devastated country, this plan envisages a peaceful democratic land and stresses that U.N. forces will be withdrawn as soon »5 its aims are completed. Commllfees Bogged Down At present. the committees are ^bogged down in ; fit ruction pro ' tan commah'der4lo%e l "Kno^as H fn'| Agent General—and Chile's-positiqn •Rat the Agent General should be Tubordinate to,, the seven-man Ko rean,commission. :•: • 3. Seciirity'Council 'members con- tinued.prlvate discussions on Implementing the main strategic • line- first made public in a resolution at Friday's meeting—and on what titude to take when the Chinese Reds arrive. Communist Foreign Minister Chou En-Lai notified: the Council Saturday that he was sending a delegation to Lake Success in accordance with a Sept. 39 invitation lo debate charges that scaling off of Formosa by the U.S. Seventh Fleet constitutes aggression. Chou rejected an Invitation, extended last Wednesday, to send representatives to argue pen. MacArthur's charges of Chinese Communist intervention in Korea. His cable suggested, however, that the Formosa charge be enlarged to .Include accusations that America Is guilty of aggrwsion In Korea and Manchuria. It is doubtful that the Allies fighting in Korea will aeree to this but it was apparent that, in one guise or another, the Korean issue would be fought out around the tmcil table when the delegation „fives—probably at the end of the week. Meanwhile. American sources expect further public debate—probably Tuesday or Wednesday—on the original resolution which spelled out the policy the U.N. is now following. This afternoon's Council session is scheduled to be devoted to counter charges between Egypt and Israel on the treatment of Palestine Arabs. NY Phone Operators Say They Were locked Out' LITTLE KOCK, Ark., Nov. 14. W'(-]>icke[ line* of striking Wes- lern Klcclrlc employes appeared .t three r.sl Arkansas telephone rx- chanjes Ibis mornlnc-bul »rre»l of pickets halted the plckelill, »l Hrinkley. NEW YORK, Nov. 13. Wj-Long Distance telephone operators in New York city charged today they were "locked out" when they reported for work after striking equipment workers removed picket lines . The American Telephone & Telegraph Co., said that the char B e of "lockout is absurd." +. _; In Pittsburgh, mounted police dispersed a crowd o( pickets who surrounded a small Bell truck halted In traffic. There were no Injuries The CIO equipment workers struck against the Bell System in 44 states last Thursday in a dispute over, wages and length of contract. Removal of the picket lines In New York was part of the "hit and run" picketing tactics of the CIO Communications Workers of America to snarl Bell System long distance lines. The flash pic' etirig was designed to catch management unawares and throw long distance service into clmos before enough supervisors can be mobilized to man Weather . Arkansas forecast: Fair and a little warmer this afternoon, to- WARMING night and Tuesday. Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy south, not so cold tonight; low tonight 24-30 southeast, warmer south Tuesday; high 50-55 north lo 60 south. Minimum this morning—27. Maximum yeslcrday-47. f "inlmum Sunday morning--27 aximum Saturday—S3. sunset today—4:57. Sunrise tomorrow—6:32. Precipitation « hours to 7 s.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—5631. Mean temperature Imid'.vay be- iwccn high and low)—40. Normal mean temperature for November—50.2. Thin Dale Last Year Minimum thii mornlng^-rio, Maximum yeFferday-^72. Precipitation Jan. i to this date -»*?, switchboards. Tiie New York operators reported at the A.T. & T. long lines center m three shifts. Large numbers of them—estimated at 1,300—left the ouilding wjthin a short time. They charged they had been told by chief operators to leave after they -said they woiilci continue to respect picket lines. They said the company told tiiem Ihcy had other workers for the Jobs. ' Members Refused Work The operators', iinlon charged its >rk when Contracts .them to — ^l^E^^.nilprj--"-a^----' The company, in a' typewritten statement, said "we are.glad to have our employes back if they sincerely wish to help us do the job. .Joseph A. Bicrne. CWA head charged the company's action con-' s^tutcd discrimination'" and violated the_Taft-^aitley Act. He said he planned to take the matter to the National Labor Relations Board Meantime, federal mediators said neither union nor management had budged over the week-end In the strike. New talks were set for today In the pay and contract dis- pule. • There appeared to be no sign of an early break In the foiir-day- strike. which grew out of longstanding conflicts. Federal mediator Walter A Maggiolo said the two major units - CWA Division 6 and Bell's Western Electric Co.—still were far apart in the weekend talks Traffic Charge Brings $100 Fine One person forfeited a cash bond and another was fined $100 in Municipal Court Ihis morning on charge* of driving while under the influence of liquor. J. B. White was fined S100 and cost* with $50 of lhe fine suspended. John Whiteman forefeiled a 546.75 cash bond. Edrtic Jenkins, driver for Ilir 2100 Taxi Company wa.s lined J2o and costs and his chauffeur's license was suspended for seven days on a charge of speeding. Osceolo Minister Resigns Position The Rev. L. R. Still, pastor of the Osccola Christian Church, 'resigned as pastor of tliat church yesterday and will leave Wednesday for Fulton. K;y.. t o become pastor of a Christian Church there . The Rev. Still ha< been pastor of the Osccola church for the pasl four years and 10 months. He of- ,,„> fered his resignation as pastor of Jan the Osceola church last month. His successor has not been appointed. Civilian Quota Of Aluminum Cut Noh-Milirory Use Slashed by 35 Per Cent for January WASHINGTON. Nov. [3. (AP) — The government today slashed the non-military use of aluminum by aboul 35 per cent .starting in January. William H. Harrison, administrator of the National Production Authority, announced the order at a news conference. Replying to a question he said the order "very likely" will cause some unemployment in particular factories but he would expect that industry would have some oppor- lunily to prepare before January and use some substitutes for aluminum. Harrisin said thai in Ihe final • ".nalysis^this order does not take aluminum' away from non-mili- .'Ury uses. More than 30 per cent' .of the supply is" directly needed .' for the present defense program, including stockpiles, he said, "and this order simply distributes the available supply to all non-military users in accord with the pattern of use earlier in the year. Nation Maps New Foreign Aid Plan Threat of Reds Considered in Global Survey By JOHN M .HIGHTOWKK WASHINGTON, Nov.' 13.— (AP)—A blueprint for a vast new American foreign nicl program, including economic help to Western Kurope beyond the scheduled end of the Marshall I'liin, was made public by the Administration last night. It probably will form the basis for President Truman's foreign economic recommendations to the new Congress next year. The chief Executive made public global survey of economic prospects and American aid in the light of the Communist threat and the Western rearmament program. The survey calls for far-reaching developments in Ameican policy U> provide help running into billions of dollars over the next few years — perhaps 58.000.01)0.000 or more. Mr. Truman released the reoprt. prepared by former Secretary of the. Army Gordon Cray, as a document deserving "the attention and study" of the American people. But administration officials said .there Is no doubt that Its main recommendations will largely shape the President's foreign economic proposal in his State of the Onion message to Congress in January. This will pose squarely the Issue of how long and how much the United States wants to give or lend friendly nnilons to help them rearm and strengthen their political and economic life against the threat of Communism. 1 N'ew Cimfcrtss Appears Tnnlih The administration has hard sledding getting funds from the present congress to finance the third year of trie Marshall Plan for Western Europe recovery. There is every indication that it will have a rougher time with the new Congress In obtaining approval for and extension of help to Europe beyond the scheduled end of the Marshall plan on June 30. 1952. ; ••.The attack at-the ..enlarged Re^ riuolican oposition may not'- be"however, so much on the, point of furnishing some assistance as on the related issues of how much and under wliat conditions. This was Indicated in a call by Senator Taft (R-Ohio) for a See FOREIGN AII> on raft 1Z SINGLE COPIES FIVZ C«NT» | Parka-Clad Marines Gain Five Miles in Drive for Reservoir W.German Arms Decision Sought By Christmas Atlantic Pact Officials Want European Defense Question Settled Ky' KKNHST AGNKW LONDON. Nov. 13. M'/—Atlantic Pact deputies called hiday for a definite decision by Christmas on how Western Germany is to be brought into the Western European Defense System. The deputies, opening sessions here, faced three big problems: 1. To allay French fears that the use o[ Germans In a combined army would provide the basis for n future independent German army; 2. To try to .salvage parU of French Premier Rene Pleven's plan for We.sl European defense; 3. Exactly what contribution the Germans should make toward thai defense. Krench Plan Oppo^d Opposed by many of the deputies, the French plan calls for organization of a .supra-national European Defense Council to control the combined West. European army, use of German troops only In small wills and the pooling of war Industries. The United Stales and Britain do not want to delay raising of the European army until a defense council can be formed. They also want German forces of division size In the army. The failure thus far to send an answer (o any of these problems M I"'L:.. n , has delayed the appointment of n ! Mlsslssl l'l" supreme commander for the defense army. London Military sources say U.S. Gcii. Dwig'ht D. Eisenhow- is certain to get 'the post. CIIINKSK COMMANIIKK—Gen- eral Lin Piao <above)', one of the most successful commanders in the Communist victory over the Chinese Nationalists, now com- mnnds an cstiinuled 600,000 Red troops in Manchuria and North China. These I mops could be used to support Chinese Communists now fighting in North Korea. CAT Wlrephoto). Tibet Demands Red Retreat Reports Say NEW DELHI, India, No. 1J. (AP) —Tibet reportedly has called formally on Communist China to withdraw her invading troops to the 'rilietan-Cliine.se frontier. A Tibetan diplomatic delegation In India was said lo hove made the demand lo the Chinese Embassy here, declaring lhat unless It were met tlie mlvuon would not proceed lo China for negotiations on future relations between the two countries. An Indian foreign ministry spokesman, meanwhile, said the government monitoring station at Simla, reportedly Asia's mast |»w- erful, had not heard a Pciping broadcast on which .allegedly a cease [ire In Tlbcl wa.s reported. An unconfirmed report of Ihe broadcast had been reeeied here from the Indian frontier lown of Kalinipong, rumor, mill of the present Chinese-Tibet conflict. The Chinese Communisl Kinbns- sy here also denied having heard Ihe report. French plan has to be thrown overboard—Ihe -North Atlanlic Dcfcn.w Ministers arc scheduled to give their approval at a meeting here, tentatively called for early December. 27 County Men Leave For Army Induction Twenty-seven Mississippi County men left this morning by special bus for Little Rock to be inducted into military service. Miss Rasa Saliba, clerk of the+- Isslssippi County Druft Board slated that today's induction call was for 33 men and of this number 26 reported, the induction of six was delayed until Jan. 1 and one man was transferred to ; another,.draft board, ' ' / V -".-• * . Today's grimp'/Included 24 white Truman Still Undecided On Early Congress Call The White House said today Presi- Bull Shoals Dam May Be Operating By Next Spring LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 13. m Maj. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, chief of tlie U.S. Engineers, said today that Bull Slloals Dam on the White River In north Arkansas may be in operation by next spring. Gen. Pick, here for a 24-hour visit en route to Tulsa and the West Coast, said "splendid progress" on the project indicates that Dull Shoals will be In operation, although not completed by spring He also said that the design for Table Rock Dam on the White River is under study and that he hopes construction on it - begin by War pre- von'" g " n ' css lhe He said the Bull Shoals-Table Rock system will provide flood control for the lower White River as well as produce energy to fill elcc- dent Truman still has not decided whether to a.sk that Congress meet earlier than the Nov. 27. the date it set for reconvening. Charles a. Ross, lhe President's press secretary, told newsmen he does-not expect a decision today. He said Mr. Truman probably will hold further long-distance telephone talks with congressional leaders before making up his mind. The la.st time Ross talked with reporters was last week while Mr. Truman was cruising on a Chesapeake Bay. The five-day cruise ended yesterday, when his yacht docikcd, Mr. Truman talked briefly with reporters. He declined to 'comment, on Tuesday's elections in which the Democrats lost congressional strength but said of his cruise: "I had lots of sleep and a good rest." New York Stocks trie power needs in south Missouri i Beth Steel 1:45 p.m Quotations: AT&T Amcr Tobacco '.'.'. Anaconda Copper a'nd north Arkansas. Gen. Pick conferred with Governor McMath. Rep. Brooks Hays and the Little Rock District Engineers staff and addressed a joint meeting of the Engineers Club and Arkansas River Basin Association. Soybeans Nov Mar May July High 287 2!MI 291 291 \ 292 Loxv 277 279S 282'a 282 \ 283 Close 284 289», -90 289'.i-89 Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric " Gen Motors Int Harvester Monleomcrv Ward N Y Central J C Penney Sears Radio .. """ Republic Slecl Socony Vacuum .. Standard of N J Studcbakcr '.'. Texas Corp . U S Steel Southern Pacific ... 151 1-4 ... 66 1-4 ... M 3-4 ... 45 ... 73 ... 124 ... 49 3-8 ... 52 3-4 ... 31 3-8 ... r>4 .. 17 3-8 ... 70 .1-4 ... 53 1-8 ... 17 1-2 ... 44 1-4 ... 24 .3-4 ... 85 1-2 ... 31 3-4 ... 77 3-4 ... 40 1-2 ... 60 7-8 Woman Doctor Faces Kidnap Charge SAXTA FE, N.M., Nov. 13. (Af) —l>r. Nancy Campbell, 43-year"Id Vale-lrained woman doctor, was released from tall loday on bond pending trial on charges of kidnaping > contractor's nine- year-old daughter. SANTA PB. N.M.. Nov. 13. (fl>)-A suicide guard kept watch ail night over 43-year-old Nancy Campbell— Vale-trained woman doctor charged with kidnaping a rich contractor's line-year-old daughter. Dr. Campbell—dressed in men's clothes - was caught red-handed tor ISO.WO r4iuom cash »nd 30 hld- den FBI agents and police rushed her in the darkness. "I'm only a go-between!" they said she shouted as they hurtled into tier, thinking she was a man. Butjn^hcr yellow convertible only few feet away bedraggled victim they found her — blonde Linda Slamm. Tlie little girl was groggy from a dose of sleeping medicine and chilled from exposure lo the 9-degrce above zero temperature, but otherwise unharmed. Later, after they found two more ransom notes and ?, 25-calibcr pis- to' In the woman's pockets, lhe FBI said she admitted luring the child away Friday from the Starnm's r»nch tsUU in Un wooded out- skirts of Santa Fe. Dr. Campbell, who has a four- year-old adopted son, Rufiis. said she was beset with debts and unpaid bills and worried about her e.dcrly parents, both Injured In an auto crash last month. She was formally chaigcd with kidnaping lasl night and held under S25.000 bond. If convicted, she would face from five years In prison to death In the electric 'chair under New Mexico's severe kidnap law. Linda's mother, 32-year-old Mrs. Allen .Slamm, was shocked to find Doc lhe admitted kidnaper was the same Mar respected women's speclalTst who had delivered her second son Craig SUmm, Just two yeara «|o. Truman May Attend Contest WASHINGTON. Nov. 13. OP,— The White House snid today President Truman probably will attend Hie Army- Navy fdolball game in Philadelphia on Dec. 2. There had been spcculalion that he might pass up ihr game this year as a' rcsull of the. Nov. 1 attempt of two Puerto Ricans to assassinate him. Extraordinary precautions have been taken since then to guard him. "1 expcol he 'will go." press .secretary Charles G. Ross lold a news conference in response lo questions. Citizens Decide On Surplus Taxes City Government Ruled Out; Rehearing Denied Batesville Patrolman LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 13. l,1'i— The Arkansas .Supreme Court «eld loday taxpayers and not municipal governments have the Una] say so in determining disposition of sin- Plus taxes collected for payment of bonds, In affirming an Arkansas county Chancery Cr>uri dccl-ion. the Supreme Court said In a 4-3 decision, that an attempt by a city or county 'o bypass refund of surplus to the taxpayers violates the stale constitution. Associate Justices George Rose Smith, Robert A Leflar and Bdwin Dunaway disagreed with the majority opinion. They said "that practical!^ every cily and county will suffer from today's decision." incii and Ihren Negroes. All passed pre-inductlon • physical examinations and were classified for the draft last month. ' ^ I'f'iving this morning were: Robert w. Minyard. Bell; John E. Lil- licrnp Jr., O.iceola; Grady staples. Henry G. Yalcs, Golden L. Pace and Bnford P. Boylcs, Wilson; Norman R. Woo<i.>. John E. Powell, DJTKS; J. W. Endlcott, James Leo Driskill, Robert D. Parks. Manila: Joseph r. Slatton; Claudy E. Roper, " Lcach- vlllc; Hilly G. Ilaynes, Edward R. Cloilse. Gene W. Holland, Chmlln A. Brents, Wooiirow w. llarrK Denny II. Taylor, Bcnnlc P. [.'leernrin,. Filythevilie; Robert L. Rowell. Lux-' ora; Charles L. Wilriy, Elowah; and Flasket C. ntankcnship. 'Charleston Mo. Negroes: Andrew E. Fields. Robert Klrykendall, Blytheville; and Robert Latham. Wilson. William n. Dnhaniinn of Kelser, who failed lo report to a previous call, reported this morning and lefl wllh today's group. Forty Mississippi County men am scheduled to leave Wednesday for pic-induction physicals. Joiner to Vote On Water System Election to Be Held Dec. 12 on Proposed $17,000 Bond Issue Joiner voters will decide Dec. 12 If the city Is lo have a i.VT.OOO wa- tcrworks system. An election has been called for lhat date to determine if Ihe city shall Issue sn.000 In revenue bonds "t-»i won e w i " C ' ty 01 ''" nBnc <' proposes to of yongbyon. obtain the other J40.000 throug the sale o( waterworks revenue bonds. Mayor II. F. llnwcrlnu has announced. The S-10.000 Issue requires no vote as the water, system would provide revenue In retire the bonds This sum would be used lo pay construction costs for the proposed system Joiner now has nn city water' system. Voting „„ Ulc SI7(MO pr0|)osil| w|1| decide if Ihe city Is lo Issue tha sum in revenue bonds for e.vlcnri- ing. Improving and enlarging of (he system obtained through the J40000 issue. Dogged Fighting Rages on Both Korean Coasts SKOUL, Korea, Nov.-13 — (AP)—I'arka-clad U. S. Marines pushed cautiously five nnel.a half miles throiiRh undefended, icy hills toward the great CliKiigjin Reservoir today. While the Marines advanced in the center of the front, there was dogged fighting near both coasts. Back of (he front, United Nations forces drew , S0 | lri re r e nse line across the narrow waist of Korea. I'he line was completed by the junction of the Third Division, built up to battle strength by the addition of south Koreans and Puerto Rlc- ans, and the South Korean Eighth Division. The "advancing Marines, bundled like Eskimo*, wound through i corkscrew gorge In subzero weather without tank support. Tank track, churned the mountain road into l soggy mass that bogged down th« heavy equipment. Marine planes flew close cover. Even that was unneeded as lh« Leathernecks ran Itiio only a scal- lerert handful of Chinese Communists, remnants' of the 124th Division' garbed In padded cotton uniforms. Ihe Reds were eliminated' without Marine loss. * Communist* Dig In To the west, Communists appeared lo be digging In or fighting delaying actions; but On the east coast they swarmed lo the attack.' North Koreans guarding the approaches to the Soviet border at-' tacked in force on the east cba.il' Monday under cover of a blinding ' snowstorm. The Red spearhead but- t»l|loii was led -by tanks and self, propelled,guns, it push'ed^cross th«' Or«iigchon River, about 90 mllei frpm the Soviet border, threatening in outflank « South Korean regiment. : • Near' the west coast,. U. 8. First Cavalry Division units . advanced »' mile and one-half. That carried them halfway to the willed town of Yongbyon. patrols reached thV walls but did not, enter-the tnwn.- H e a v y Communist resistance'"• stopped oilier First 'Cavalry' troops near Won, eight miles southeast Rehearing Voted Down UTPLE ROCK. Nov. 13. <,TV- The Arkansas Silprcmc Court today denied a rehearing for Je.is .1. lang, former Batesville patrolman convicted for Ihe fatal shooline of a young service slallon operator: N. O. Cotton Opon lligh Ixiw May July Oct <1D7 4188 •(ISO 40M Wit .3107 4222 4188 4186 41S7 36B1 1:45 P.M. 4220 420S 410S 4115 3681 Peggy Barker Receives Broken Leg in Wreck A Blytheville girl suffered a broken leg Saturday when the car in which she was riding struck a concrete culvert In Stccle. I Miss PCKR.V Barker, daughter of Mrs. A. C. Barker. 101 Kast Syr;i- more. was quoted by her mtilhwr today as saying she was Injured In an accident caused when the driver Bill Forbess of Memphis, lost control of Ihe car after hitting an open manhole. '• The car hit a culvert on Highway 61 leading Into a private driveway. Slcelc Police Chief Henry Lovelace said loday. They were returning from a Missouri ni£hl club, Mrs. Barker said Ftoth were broughl lo Walls Hospital In a German Funeral Home ambulance. Forbess was relcarcd after treatment of chest abrasions and chin lacerations. An ordinance pa.sscd hy the city council proposed to Issue $11.000 In negotiable bonds bearing Interest of not more than 3.R per cent ier annum, payable seml-nnniially. The bonds would be convertible at the option nl the purchaser into lower rate of Interest bonds such as would be accepted by the city of Joiner. 'IVo-Allle Drill Mail« And five miles south of Won an estimated three regiments of Chinese neds smashed, a two mile dent' In lines of tiie South Korean Sixth Division. Allied tighter-bombers halted this drive, killing about 1.1)00 Reds In a blazing attack two miles south of Kunu. The South Korean Seventh Division moved lip to bolster the Sixth. Elements of lhe U. s. i4th Divl- l sion advanced up to two miles on the extreme western end of lhe fronl, about 18 miles west of Won. An Eighlh Army spokesman said this placed them In the vicinity 1 Hurt in Jones feoro Crash .lONESBOnO, Ark.. Nov. 13. (AP) —An aniomoblic carrying six persons collided with a freight train at a crossing ncsr here yesterday. Only one person was injured seriously enough to. require hospitali- zalion. Mrs. Anderson Honey. Scn- alh. Mo., .suffered undetermined Injuries. The auto was demolished. New York Cotton Or-r. . M.ir. . May . July . Oct. . Open High Low 4205 4251 4205 4105 4235 4195 4110 4195 4162 4110 1147 4110 1:45 4222 1211 4172 4122 Tungsan, Pakchon four miles and about northeast 60 miles . 3700 3715 3670 3589 Personal Solicitations Begin In Christmas Seal Sale Drive Tlie personal folicitatlen phase of! thciille civic, church and educa- trlcl this morning by volunteer! workers for lhe Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association Solicitations In the business dis Irlct got under way «t 9 o'clock this mnining and are scheduled to be rnmplclrd this week. Mis. j. w . • ...-^^.. lul.^. ,l. » Pollard and Mrs. Hugh WhiLsItt are --... . . ii ft i ( , T IIIUMll, o-chaiimcn for this phase of drive. Mr*. J. the the first Methodist Church to ! iccclve solicitation instructions Irom Mrs. C. o. Redman, executive secretary of the Tuberculosis Association. Representatives of Ihe following organizations were prc.senl: First Methodist Church. Central Parent- Teachers Association, P.E.O, Chap| ler N. United Council of Church ;•• c - I'rokc, chairman of i Women, Immaculate Conception the mail sale division, said mailing I Church, l.ange PTA, Temple Israel of sheets of the Christmas seals Junior Service Auxiliary, Baugh- wiil begin Nov. 20. the date the ten. of the American Revolution ncliim-wldc drive starts. Blytheville Woman's Club Masonic Representatives of t dozen BIy-iLodse and K1wanl» Club, southeast of Slniilju, enlryway for Chinese troops from Manchuria. Fleets of S-29s ranging back of the fronts hammered again at Sin- nlju and set three main supply points a Maine with lire bombs. A spokesman at General MacArthur's Tokyo hcadmiarters said both bridges across the Yalu River from Manchuria to sinuijii were believed knocked out after Monday's attack. 4H B-2S 1 * .\ltHck Forty B-20's made the fire attack. They loosed 340 tons of incendiaries on Snkchli and Chosan. on the Yaln River northeast of Slnniju. and on Namsl. communications center between Sinuiju and the northwest fronl. Three other communication^ and supply centers were set aflame Sunday in the B-29 scorched earth raids. The Air Force is methodically burning out Red collection points for men and supplies. MacArthur'.s intelligence officer said there had been no information for two days on whether Chine<« Communists still aie sending reinforcements in large numbers across the Yalu. He Taid the Chinese appeared [o be throwing more strength into the central part of the peninsula between the Chang- Jin reservoir and the Yalu River. This would place heavv concentrations between the main United Nations forces and Kanggye, Red Korean command center. ~ Intentions and capabilities of the Chinese forces still are not apparent, the intelligence officer said. Council to Meet Tomorrow Night Ulythcville's Cily Council will hold its first meeting since Sept. 13 tomorrow night at S p.m. In City Hall, Mayor Doyle Henderson announced today. Routine matters only «r« 'on the agenda, he said. No reason was given for omitting last month's mettini.

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