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M/rnunriLUi (A*r> OOVMM IDAY, Korea Remains Scene of Stinking Dangerous War Where Men Die (Eldtor's Note: The U.S. N«T today released the follcy.rl.iK story by James A. Michencr, author of "Tales of (he South Pacific," now in Korea u * correspondent for Holiday magazine.) By JAMES A. MICMKNER With The U.S. Marines, Korea (Delayed by censor) («')—For the Commodity And Stock Markets— Ntw York Cotton Oct. . Dec. . Mar. May . Open High Low Close . 3821 3WO 3802 3334 . 3798 3814 3782 3307 . 37B8 3198 3711 3788 . 3173 3783 3151 3771 Ntw Orleans Cotton Oct. , Dec. , Mar. 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Cattle 600. calves 400; meaner supply of cattle finding weak in Bale In slow trading at prices about steady at the week's decline; steers and heifers mostly commercial to low good 23.00-27.50; utility and low commercial 11.0022.50 with light weight canner yearlings 12.00-15.00; utility and commercial cows 1G.50-10.50; canners and cutters 12.00-16.50; utility and commercial hulls 19.00-13.50; canner and culler bulls 15.00-11.00; good to prime vealers steady, others 1.00 lower; good and choice vealers largely 25.00-29.00 WVih sorted prime to 31.00; utility to low good kind 16.00-24.00 Sheep 200; steady trade throughout on limited Friday supply which Included about 100 spring lambs and considerable sprinkling of aged sheep: most lambs comprise choice and prime 28.00-29.00; top 29.00; cull to good slaughter ewes 4.506.60. Marine* it WHB Just another day. For me It was a strange Introduction to the fantastic war they are fighting north of Seoul. I wish all Americans could have experienced it. Then they would understand something of the Korean War. T started early with a helicopter trip to the front. I rode at 100 feet in a 'copter whose hide had licen ripped away so I could ruuiK over the edge nnd look straight down at the strange, sweet beauty of Korea. Red hills, green pines, handsome rivers, ancient graveyards and up ahead the battle lino. Our troops are dug into bungers and deep trenches, but even so, each day Incoming enemy shells kill sonic of our men. Today more than 900 enemy shells will hit our positions. Mercury fUses to 111. The temperature rises to 114 degrees. I've never known such heat. not. even on the equator but probably that's because tU>wn there I never worked so hard ns I shall this day. For we clltnb to several different hill positions nnd from the moment T start 1 shall not be dry. It Is a stinking, learning, dangerous war, Mid-morning T visit one of the most Incredible positions ever occupied by American troops. It Is an Isolated hill four miles within enemy hues, completely .surrounded by CJitne.se Communist territory and looking down upon the fateful armistice negotiation tents at Pan- munjom. | IB Keds Watched As T stand In tills strange outpost, I see through Ihe glasses 18 Communist soldiers filtering down n hill they mistakenly think to be In the neutral zone. They arc go- Ing to set up a gun with which to harass our hill. A beardless lieutenant nt my side calls down an artillery mission, which lands smnck on the enemy and inthcts heavy casualties, The young lieutenant shov/.s no sign of triumph. I.ens than a week ago 17 of his buddies were killed by the Communists near Ihnt very spot. The unbelievable aspect of this artillery shelling Js that while I followed the flight of our shells. the shadow of our hill fell almost across the tents of Panmtmjom, I turned less than. -10 degrees away from the dead enemy, and I could watch our negotiator. 1 ; enter (lie meeting at Panmunjom. Tonight, when the negotiations have ended, Communists will try lo penetrate this ionelyo utpost and if they succeed they will destroy our men. The war never censes. tn the afternoon T climb to another advunled position to study the effectiveness of close Marine air support against n hill which our ground troops cannot reach. Pilots Hoar Down Four Marine pilots roar down h rough intense flak and blast a hill with tons of fire. They accomplish wonders but as the last plane i>ulLs away It starts to sprav oil. I know it will have to crash. Stlnntly, ^rnyerfiilly, we wait for the explosion. Flut none comes. This is the lucky day for pilot Marcus McNnlly of Houston, Te\He belly lands within a thousand yards of the press train at Munsan —and within Ihrpe minutes after he walks away immirl, he K being interviewed. Say his friends, "a cheap bid for publicity." Tn the Into fiftmioon Col. Fret! Henderson of Gary, Ind.. tolls nif cited movement of Ihe crew are ghostly but the loll-talc flash and tlie great pillar of dust thrown up by the back-blast betray your po fillion Immediately. Col, Henderson ripped our Jeep right out of there at frightening speed. Thirty seconds after we hauled tall a .salvo of Communist shells landed right where we had! been. They were JOS'a nnd they chewed tlin place up pretty bad. Ironically both the shells and the gun whkh fired them were handed to the Chinese by America In 1941. I Join Gen. John Selden's briefing at Marine headquarters and there J hear the rcmorfields adding machine of war: "First Marines three dead . . . enemy assault' . . , the F4U pilot never xol out of his plane when it era-bed . . . send a case of beer to the Korean Marines who captured the prisoners . . , tonight four morn probing attacks by How Company ..." H'.s war. It all happened within a few miles of 1'annnmjorn and it v.i!l go on happening for men here fear that there will be no end. Burchwi Walker Egypt Army Out of Politics But Corrupfion Brings Warning CAIRO, E^ypt t/ll — Miij, Gn\. Mohrunmecl NaRiiib', leader of (he military coup which ousted K FnroLik from Fgypt's throne, today announced the Army's withdrawal from politic.'; but warned; that corruption must be pinned from the country. At the snme time. Ihe powerful WatdSst pnrty called on the nntion to slny out of the V/e.stern-propoFed Middle East defense pact and to refuse negotiation o! Mr, Suez ctin.U nnci Sudan disputes with Britiiin. The strong nationalist Wafd, which dominated the lower house of Pnrliiiment before its dls.soluUon In si March, made its dniinnd.s in n party .statement last nlwht. It also a^ked (he revival of Die old Parliament. The new government already considering such action because Parliament must approve the regency council which will rule for infant King Fuad II. Negro Legion Post to Start Member Drive Burchon Walker, Sr., newly-iu- .s tailed coimnandcr of Wadf old- White Post 438, the Ne^ro American I,r-Uion post here, sfdd loday the or ffanizatlon will launch a member rhip drive .Sunday with a "Hack ti God and Church" religious pro griiiii. The "Hack to God and Church proKnitn will be held at 3 p.m. Sun- tiny tit the First Raptist Church in Doll. Rev. Perl Jame.=, pastor, and FMdie Griffin, post, chaplain, will conduct the program, which is be- in*,' presented for all Negro Legionnaires nnci veterans. Other speakers also will lake part on the program, Walker said. Obituaries Former Osceola Resident Dies DIXIE POLITICS CContlmicti troll] Page 1) Services lor Joseph Leonard Gouvh o( Memphis, n former Os- eooia resident, were conducted at 10 a.m. lotlny In Osceola. Mr. Goinrh died 5'cstmlny in a Holly Springs, Miss., hospltn) after suffering a lieat. stroke Wednesday morning. Mr. Gourxh lived in Osccoln for •12 ycnrs. and \vas a colton buyer Ihcre. He had recently been employed by tiic Anderson Construction Company on :i Job in Holly Sprint's. Survivors Include a son, Joseph Lynn Cough of Dallas; two sisters with whom he lived. Mrs. S. W. McMath Against 'Whole Field' Govtrnor Faces Tough Row to HM In Political Run-off By CARL BELL, ROCK Ml — II wa» still McMath against the field — and not unexpectedly — as (he governor took off loday on his first Irip out into the staie hunting additional voles for Ihe Aug. 12 Democratic runoff primary. Rep. Boyd tnckelt last night joined Hie other two candidates who were eliminated from the governor's race in the preferential primary — Ike Murry and Jack Holt — in throwing support to McMath'R runoff opponent, Judge Francis Oli*rry. The governor made no commenl on Tackett's move before flying to BiUe.sville this morning for a brie appearance at the While River Water Carnival. Ha, like most ob servers, probably expected all Jour of his preferential rivals to Hue up against his third-term bid in the runoff. They hardly could have done any thing else, for each of them the administration (he chief targe of his sharpest campaign shots. Just how many of their follower will be Influenced by the Tackett Holt and Murry expressions favor for Cherry is uncertain, bu their moves definitely boosted til chances of the Jonesboro judge who trailed McMath by a scan 9.000 votes in the first primary Row Tough to Hoe And McMath admittedly has tough political row to hoe. He no only Is bidding for preferentia voters lo switch their support t him but also for (he thousands o citizens who didn't vote in the firf primary to turn out for him AUJ, 12. After waving his battered carr paign hat in a parade and atteni ing a luncheon at Balesville, tt governor was to fly back to LIU' Rock early this afternoon and the move Into West Arkansas territor which was cafried by Tackett la Tuesday. McMath will be at Glenwood t night for a 30-inlnute address on statewide radio network. I'la.m Are Changed He changed his plans for tomorrow night, substituting a "major rally" at Paris for a speech at Nashville. The Paris rally Is to tarry Offered Much Money' Omaha N«gro«s Drop Objections To Whites Moving to Neighborhood Jonesborian Resumes Que*tion-and-Answ«r Radio 'Talkathon' .. .By LEON HATCH MAGNOLIA, Ark. HI — Chan- ellor Frannls Cherry, runoff cau- Idate for governor, said here to- ay (hat wllhin the last few days had turned down "more money ban I knew existed." Cherry, who ran less than 9,000 otes behind Gov. McMath for Democratic gubernatorial nom- nalEon In Tuesday's Democratic referential primary, made the tatement as he resumed his talka- hon campaign here in McMath's atlvc county. The money Cherry said he re- ected was intended as campaign ontrlbutions. Cherry leiierated a previous itatement that he would accept no iontrlbution of more than $500. He said he had told his campaign workers to tell all would-be con- ribulors that donations would be accepted only if no strings were attached and that he reserved the right personally to reject any con- ritmtion. Question Answered Cherry made the comment on campaign contributions in reply to question from a radio listener on the first of his new series of talkathons, hours - long question and answer periods. Today's broadcast originated hi the air-conditioned Cameo Thea- !er. Cherry, dressed in a dark blue suit, sat on the theater stage flanked by radio announcers. Women volunteers answered a battery of telephones over which questions were transmitted from radio teners. OMAHA 1*1 — The Omaha Negroes who said they didn't want a white family to move Into their neighborhood have withdrawn their protest amid Indications the racial WARSHIPS (Continued from Page 1) engine project to Westinghouae Indicates 11 believes that at least one .suliniarine engine project ie defin- ItelV assured of success. Thus appears likely because Wes- tlnghouse Is building an atomic submarine ' engine at the AEC'6 land-locked site in Arco, Idaho which Is scheduled to be installed In the Wavy's projected atomic submarine, the USS Nautilus. Navy Ha> No Doubt Evidently the Navy, too, has no doubts that the engine will work because the service has already laic Ihe keel of the Nautilus. ~ Meanwhile, another projected atomic submarine engine is being built by General Electric at an AEC-owned sitn in West Milton, question dlrin't have much W <u with Iheir complaint. Less than 24 hours after she presented a protest petition to Public Defender Joseph M. Lovely, MT». liuella Blackson said yesterday, 'I'm withdrawing every bit ot it; I'm through .with it." Others of the 17 signers 1f the petition felt th» same way. she taid. The petitioners had been a tar- jet for a flurry of protests, mostly from other Negro groups. Th« National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wired an offer of help for (he unlden-' tified white family involved. Investigation indicated the ract|JJ question wasn't strongly involved, Taylor said. The neighborhood was not even predominantly Negro, he said, but rather "about evenly mixed." Mrs. Blackson had gone to the public defender with the petition after word got around that a housa was going to be moved onto a vacant lot In the neighborhood and -hat it would be rented by a white "amily. One of the petitioners turned out to be an elderly man who had been N. Y. Presumably, the AEG and the Navy have their sights set on atomic-powered surface craft with speeds far above those of present craft. Atomic-powered ships could not sail the seas forever—like the sto- liett "Flying Dutchman"—because uranium - fueled atomic furnaces must, have their ashes dumped, somewhat like a coal furnace home. And spent fuel would have to be replaced. lUnge "Unlimited 1 ' But, for all practical purposes, their cruising ranges would be unlimited. This is an advantage for any kind of a naval or commercial liner but raising a garden on the lot but who had to give it up in the middle of the growing season to make way for the house. "I guess we got stirred up about the garden," Mis. Blackson said. A comparatively small crowd I w ' 11 be Particularly advantageous to submarines lor these reasons: 1. They'll be able to cruise submerged for indefinite periods, with- Sheddan and Mrs. W. T. Mitchell of Memphis; three other sisters, Mrs. L. B. Thomas ot Memphis and Mrs. J. N. Campbell ami Mrs. Eugene Rogers of Chicago; and two brothers, J. G. Goitgh and C. E, aml big city bosses. Nixon pictured Kisenliownr ns a "down - to-earth. honest - to-goodness American" who will cleati up corruption, clean out the Communists from Washington Eisen- bower told a news conference in Denver that the general m u s t j Cough of Osceola. and can get strong support from Independent voters nnd disgruntled Democrats to win in November, He said Eisenhower's hopes of culling federal spending by 40 billion dollars a yenr can be achieved when peace IK restored. In Springfield, 111.. Gov Stevenson had "'"a" Jong con [pro nee yesterday ii nd ~:~iast night with Wilson \Vy u it of Lou i.s v i 11 o. Ky., for tn er fedrral bousing expediter. Stevenson's aides were silent on speculation that Wyatt. i\ long-limo (riend j of Stevenson, might he under con- start at 8 p. m., and the governor's speech there will be broadcast only by a group of West Arkansas stations — Ft. Smith. Texarkana, Faycttevilte, Hope, Sprlngdale, Siloam Springs, Harrison and Rus- sellvillc. hetvrd the first few hours of the broadcast, which started at 10 a.m. after Cherry flew here from Little Rock, but the audience began to pick up ns noon approached. There was no scarcity of questions from the theater and radio audience but most of then) followed a now-familiar pattern which had been established in the pre- preferential broadcasts. In reply to one question Cherry said-he would not promise roads in exchange for votes. "I have said repeatedly that I favor taking the highway Commission out of politics," he said. "I can't at the same time favor removnl of the commission from politics and tell you that I can see thai n rond is built at a certain place. The two statements are directly opposed- out need of surfacing to recharge batteries. 2. The virtually unlimited electrical supply that would come from nn atomic engine would permit use of equipment lo continually fresh- i £°J" en air for the submarine crew. At 1 ' " Acheson Leaves For Honolulu, Pacific Meet WASHINGTON (&)— Secretary State Dean Acheson took off t for Honolulu and a meeting the foreign minister of Australia I and New Zealand to set up an or-1 ganizntion for Pacific defense. Acheson and a party of advisers I and aides left at 7:56 a.m. aboard I a Constellation aircraft chartered I from the Military Air Transport | Service. Acheson said the main task of j the three ministers will be "to work j out the machinery of the treaty" wh ich the three cou n t r ies si gned I ir common security at San I tx> lost fall. The meeting I present, submariners depend on tanked oxygen which can be carried only In limited supply. opens Monday. Murderer Dies TUCKER PRISON FARM, Ark. f/P) — Reaffirming his innocence in his last words, convicted murderer Wilson Wright, 19. died in Arkansas' electric chair shortly before 7 a.m. today. Political Announcements Subject to Preferential Election, 1 Au£. 12 1953 For State Representative KENNETH S. SULCER For Post No. 2 (Continued from Page 11 slor to announce for the Steven -son-Sparkmnn ticket. Sen. A. Willis Robertson of Virginia announced yesterday that he will "vote the straight Democratic ticket next November"—but was critical of the present administration. Robertson contended that (he new platform civil rights stand "is less threatening (o the Southern viewpoint than the 1948 plank." He added that Sparkmun "felt so strongly about the Southern position on civil rights legislation that he bolted the national ticket in 1948." T must see this atnnzing wild man who works tlin rockets. Capt. Joe Travcrs, Buffalo. N version if the lflfi-1 ' Confederate cavalry. He says "You cnn wntrh ns five this mission if you want to. Bub be rcndy to strain like a hat out of hell. Don't turn your Jeep olf." Ripple of A ripple of rockets is something never lo forget. Tlie roar nnd the flame and the swoosh nnd the ex- Ifi Lition to replace Fmnk M-I-, v tin juc- Kmtl(? V ns Democratic National Y/is this veer's Committee chairman. The Democratic presidential nominee took time out to see Srn. Robei'l S. Kcrr ot Oklahoma. who bad sought tlie nomination liim?clf. Kerr told newsmen they discussed the agriculture plank Tin Buying Goes Back to Industry WASHINGTON f;P> — The government returned the buying of tin to private industry today, releasing the monopoly it has held on tin purrha.sp.s Binre Murch 12. 1951. Henry H. Fowler, head of the NfUionnl Production Administration. sn!d the notion was taken because tin .supplies have improved ami (he price has dropped to a tnorc reasonable level. FINAL CLEARANCE Read Courier News Classified Ads paign. Kerr had Ihls to say about Els- the ' enhowrr: "I don't know bow Ihe democratic platform, about which j Republicans could have gotten R \ nicer fellow and one leas likely to be President." Kerr expects to do "a whale of lot of talking" during the cam- Negro Deaths V/inford Reese Svvvievs fov NYuituTH Kee--C. R7.; who died nt the home of a son on ] Myitlc Sircet here Wcdnesriiiy, will' be conducted at 2 p m. Sunciay in j the Plc.isimt Riclse Baptist Chureh j by Hev. Benny Wilbuin. ! Survivois are two sons. George] Reese of BlythcviHt' nnd Houston ; Reese of Nutnljer Nine: n daughter, Mary Doughty ot Mar.ston. Mo.; and ii 5ister, I.=abeU Hunt of Lin- cien. Ala. Burial \vill In 1 In Pleasant Ritl'jc Cemetery. Castou Funeral Home is in charge. Sullar Howard | ! Services for Sllllar Howard. 09. who died Tlnusday nisht nt his home in the Holt community, -.vcre • incomplete today. The W. P. Cob!) 1 Funeral Home of Blytheville Is in charge. Will Cummings Services for Will Cummings, 83. will be.conducted at 2 p.m. Monday af the First Baptist Church in Tucker Town by Rev. J. W. Knowles, pastor. Burial will be in Sandy Hidge Cemetery with W. P. Col>b Funernl Home in charge. He died Thursday at his home in Burdulte. He is survived by his wife, Queen Cummings of Burdettc nnd one step-daughter, Hazel [ Mitchell of Detioit, Mich. | All Straw HATS By Stetson and Knox Price \oiir Utmost in Life Proicclinii Safely! The great II. S. Koyal Mn.stcr launched its clramntir challenge two yo.irs ago. Now — with billions of miles of ix;rformnnce proof tK'himl it, there isnothin^ lo compare with it in slopping powiir, skitl protection and pafe milcape capacity, Learn ttxlay why (his great U, S. Hoyal success is unprecedented in tire history —why it has established" a new driving era. 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