The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on June 5, 1952 · Page 3
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 3

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, June 5, 1952
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BAYTOWN $UN,vtHURSp4Y; JUNE ; l95ifM^qf?i^ Both Hero And Villain In Korea ; PHIL NEWSOM piss Foreign Analyst 2 who is South Korea's Sro and at the same time Ernest exasperating fig* k j n the news again.;.' Svngman Rhee, president ^public of Korea. rnic" proportions and his i>- -Sne Qualities are indivisi- IgsperauHB ^ expressions of £ since £"•- an independent ^'StoSte Korea. He has. r. Democrai^ ^.^ ^ yearg ^V e ven physical torture has :«i him.fronvit : - cyif the Communists have isSto ^ng him if they catch -Mpn as a man with a Com- ce on his head, Rhee has t«i to hurl thunderbolts JunS Nations who are his £ ec e d threatened to cariy on 1 : Jgainst the North Korean Lln^ts alone if the United STcompromised with the '• ca ^ P Ian which would leave /S-xjed Korea. ... , ffit is Rhee's singleness of se that has brought him into ie«s again. "l-ants to take the election of orean president out of the ,-^'of parliament and put the KJB up ^ a popular vote. IS ^PLENTIFUL Tonight Parliament opposes him. and the result is a Political crisis, of concern to the United States, Britain e *u a r5 nations Participating in South Korean defense and the current Korean truce talks. Underlying factor in the dispute c % £ Ct that Rhee sti11 ^ easily South Korea's most popular figure On the other hand, his high-handed actions m v.'hat he believes are the best interests of the country have won-him many enemies in tne assembly. . , If t£e. v ote is left to the assembly, Rhee cannot be re-elected. Rhee's ancestry stems from Koran royalty, but throughout his life he has been both a revolutionary and a missionary. First he campaigned against the Korean monarchy. For that effort he spent seven years in jail It was in that period that he became a Christian. Later, he came to the United States where in 1910 he won a doctor of philosophy degree m theology at Princeton. In that same year the Japanese took over Korea and Rhee returned to campaign both as a missionary and to agitate against foreign influence. It wasn't long before he had to leave Korea again. In 1919, a group of anti-Japanese Koreans named him president of what they called the Korean provisional government. There followed many years of fruitless effort to get himself and h:s government recognized. In fact, it wasn't until 1948 that South Korea held its first elections and Rhee finally won his recognition. The tough old president can never forget his hard days as a revolutionary or the tortures he underwent in jail, and it doesn't make him easier on his political foes now. * At one point in jail, his torturers mashed his fingers and drove lighted sticks beneath his fingernails. Not Jn Stock . ~ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UE)—A greeting card shop here with 12,000 dif- terent cards couldn't fill a request, Mrs. L. A. Riddell said a customer wanted a sympathy card her dog could send to another dog which was ill. Marijua na • Carrier : ;;; ^^;l'] v i^K-i 1 '^;;j;:;:^^^ ^.f 1 ^'.^^f ^i^i||^:!S$ LAREDO, June':. : 5'HJ(^Rpt»rt: : ^;liftaWF^^ Glenn Gaston, 39, of Houston was'i Cruz; B^^^^^teia^»pS| in 3 ail here Thursday charged with carrying marihuana^ cigarets frpm^United ;States in; a false ; compart-; ! ^ Mexico to the United States. '•:: :: /meht-in l - : his. car/'> Vi ">L '•- ^xS&ti^ NO^TASK for the timid is this which engages diver Floyd Adams, in St. Augustine, Fla. He's "walking" a 10-foot tiger shark which became exhausted fighting- against capture. "Walking" it forces water through gills to restore breathing. The shark was scheduled for Marmeland OceanariunK (International} Vanishing Act LAMESA, Tex., June 5 OB— An imaginative chap who forged checks written in vanishing: ink left merchants here with a problem Thursday. The bogrus check writer apparently used the same formula and vanished himself. » Beam Comes Big SACRAMENTO, Calif. (HP)—One of the largest all-welded steel beams ever manufactured on the west coast was utilized in a grade separation structure by the California division of highways. The beam is 106 feet long and. nearly five and one-half feet deep. Clark Gable Seeking Only A 'Quiet Time' LONDON, June 5 (IB—Movie actor Clark Gable, here on his first visit since he served in. the United States.Air Force in Britain in 1944, said Thursday all he wants is a "quiet time " "I'have no plans at all for marriage." He will play a role in the film "Never Let Me Go" which will be made in" 1 Cornwall. Work on the picture begins next week. Perseverance Pays Forty per- cent of the world's restaurants are in the United States. SATISFACTION GDASAKTEBD WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6 AND 7 iSHEDD SALE! 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