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MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1953 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Revolt Crushed, Mossadegh Has Supreme Power in Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Aged Premier Mohammed Mossadegh held supreme power in Iran today after crushing a bloodless attempt to unseat him by supporters of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi. The young ruler and his beautiful Queen Soraya fled to neighboring Iraq and Communist mobs screamed for an end to the monarchy. Acting swiftly in the wake of the attempt against him early yesterday, Mossadegh jailed top leaders of his opposition and dissolved the remnant of the Parliament. Though tile 34-year-old monarch had not abdicated, the government Was believed readying a regency council to take over his powers. The leader of the coup attempt, Maj. Gen. Pazellah Zahedi, hid in the hills. In a statement to newsmen he claimed the Shah had given him an imperial decree ousting Mossadegh and proclaiming Zahedi Premier. Police and troops, armed with rifles and sten guns, started a determined hunt for the rebel leader. Tehran radio broadcast orders from Mossadegh to customs and racks and bases. Yesterday the city had bristled with troops pro tecting the government against their titular commander in chief, the Shah. Along the capital's main streets today shop owners cleared away broken glass left by anti-Slwh demonstrators who stoned the monarch's portraits in shop windows last night. The mob of Communist and Mossadegh supporters—more than 100,000 strong—had packed the capital's main Parliament Square last night, howling for the ruler's blood. Banners demanded "Death to the Shah" and "End the dy- frontier forces to prevent his escape abroad at any cost. Tensions Lessened Tension lessened in Tehran today as truckloads of armed troops and Sherman tanks called out by Moss- adegh rumbled back to their bar- Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Oct . '• Dec Mar — Mav Open High Low Close . 3343 3344 3331 3340 3354 3355 3314 3370 3370 3371 3360 2361 3378 3383 3375 3381 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Oct Dec Mar May 3340 3357 3375 3373 3340 3332 3337 3358 3377 3350 3353 3371 The meeting bawled assent to a demand for a regency by Foreign Minister Hossein Fatemi, who was seized by the coup-attempting imperial guards and held for S'A hours in a palace strongroom. Fatemi. in a newspaper blast called the Shah a "snake" who had "robbed the property and chastity of the people." No Statement There was no immediate statement from the Shah in Baghdad. He and his queen flew in his private plane from a Caspian Sea resort in north Iran where they had been vacationing. They arrived 'n the Iraq capital unheralded and went into seclusion in a government guest house. The Shah's flight to Iraq drew new government blasts at Britain, a favorite whipping boy for Moss- adegh and his followers. Fatemi told the mob the Shah, "a traitor . . . ran away to the nearest British Embassy." This referred to Iraq's friendship pacts with Britain. After ' the meeting ended, the crowd broke into smaller groups Chicago Corn HIGH LOW CLOSE Sep l.ffii 1.46 1.46'/ 2 Dec 1.37 1.34'i 1.34% Chicago Wnear 3372l which roamed the streets stoning 3376 3368 3368 ' ne Shah's photos. Tere was no and t coup attnipt appard to av been put down without bloodshed. u. g. Embassy officials warned Americans to stay off the streets. Embassy offices were closed yes- CLOSE terday. Sep Dec HIGH LOW 1.93 1.861.4 2.00 1.921,1, Chicago Soybeans government roundup of suspected plotters put at least a dozen .,„*...., lle - v °PP° sition men behind bars. HIGH'TOW CLOSE chief ambng them was Deputy 1 Mozafnr Baghaie, long a major fighter against Mossadegh in the Sep 2.47 2.44 Nov 2.41!-i 2.3T/ 2 J n 2.4<;i:, 2.40V 4 M- r 2.46 3 1 2.43 r'3W York Stocks A T and T / "-r?r Tobacco / - - rn: 1 ,^" 1 Copper 2.37^ 2.40 : U 2.43 Parliament. Parliament Dissolved A few hours after announcing the coup had failed, Mossadegh issued '77''*' a c °mmnnique formally dissolving 32 8 I the Parliament, which'so long had 50'i j opposed his attempts to trim most gg:i R : of the powers the Shah had left. Ill Hi All but 22 opposition members of Services Held For Lee Ross Services for Lee Ross. 92, who died at his home off South Lilly Street early Sunday morning, were conducted at 2 p.m. today in the Holt Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Rose, a retired carpenter, moved to Blytheville from Bipley Tenn., 45 years ago and had lived here since that time. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Effie Ross; five daughters, Mrs. A. C. Santy of Riscoe, Mo., Mrs. Cecil Dim. Mrs. Ed Bratcher, Mrs. Raymond Holt and Mrs. George Payne, all of Blytheville. and a brother, Willard Ross of Hickman, Ky. Burial was In Memorial Park 'emetery. James E. McCord Dies of Illness; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for James Eth- [ ridge McCord ,who died at his home | yesterday from a stroke, will be held at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel tomorrow morning at 10. with the Rev. Mr. Bob McMasters conduct- POWs PAGE TEREK (Continued from Page 1) loudly. Four Ships Turned Back Meanwhile, the PO\V Command sfiicl four ships carrying 2,400 Ued prisoners to the port of Inchon from Etoje. island were forced back by typhoon winds. The POW Command said the delay would not affect Tuesday's debut reduce Wednesday's shipment to 600. The UNC has been sending back about 2,400 Reds at Pnnmunjom daily. The Communists said their big shipment Tuesday would include V5 British and 300 south Koreans. They usually have been sending back about 400 Allied POWs n day. There was no reason given immediately for the stepup. The returning Americans told o! seeing what they believed are new ;ypes of Red jet aircraft—twin- engine fighter-bombers and jel "ighters smaller than the Russian- built MlGs. One repatriate said we saw nine Communist jet bombers, flying in formations of three each, as he passed through the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang on his way from a prison camp on the Yalu River to Panmunjom. Other prisoners added to ea'rlier reports the Chinese are holding back American POWs. "Popular Guys" Held Back Cpl. Howard Waters, Jr.. 25, of Battle Creek, Mich., said that 12 to 14 men in his company, the third company at Camp 1, were suddenly taken away by the Chinese a short time before the armistice was signed. Waters said these were the "popular guys" in the company — ;he leaders. He said they were what the Reds called "reactionaries"—men who consistently opposed Communist indoctrination. I Waters said that men from othei companies also were taken away on trucks suddenly but he did not know the number. Blytheville Artist Invited to Show Work in Memphis Samuel p. Norris, Blj'theville artist and student of Sergei Bongart of Memphis, has been invited to show paintings In the exhibit of native, landscape and flora contest sponsored by the Memphis Garden Club at Brooks Memorial Art Gallery then- next March. The contest is by invitation for artists residing in Tennessee. Mississippi ami Arkansas. Mr. Norris recently had several paintings accepted for exhibit at the Hotel Peabody in Memphis and has RHEE (Continued from Page 1) friendly allies withdraw, giving the Communists the chance to strike against us at any time of their choice." Rhee said tie does not regard hopefully U. S. efforts to unify North and South Korea by peaceful means. "The communists would gladly have a reunited Korea under Communist control," he said, "natural- Iv. they will try to achieve this through the (peace") conference . "They will villify and slander my government to do all in their two paintings now in the rental power to convince the world that Korea would be better off under any kind of government whatsoever than the Republic of Korea. Many dupes and fellow travelers in America and elsewhere will echo what they say." Rhee said the prime issue for the peace conference is: Will the Chinese Communist armies withdraw from Korea? Insisting that the U.N. has pledged to reunify his country. Rhee said that "so long as this fundamental test is kept in mind, there never need be any doubt as to the success or failure of the peace conference." ing. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. .Pallbearers will be Earl Walker. Jerry Dickinson, T. E. Halter. Jack Landon, Odell Campbell and Jess Johnson. Mr. McCord made his home with his niece, Mrs. Leon Scherer, and was a guide for sportsmen. The body will lie in state at the Cobb Funeral home. Mr. McCord's survivors include a. sister, Mrs. B. T. Cockrell, Holland; a brother, W. A. McCord, Karnack, Tex.: three other nieces, Mrs- Leon, Scherer, Mrs- Everett Keith, Mrs. C. G. Scherer, Mrs. Maud Green, all of Blytheville; and two nephews. J. W. Williford of Blytheville and W. E. McCord of Steele. A sergeant from Indiana said the Reds are holding back nt least seven men from Camp 1 at Chongsong who were convicted of "crimes" just before the'armistice. Sgt. Carl R. Head of Evansville said: "The Chinese told us seven men had been sentenced. They got one to three years and the Chinese said they would have to serve them before they could go home." Willie Should Have Kept His Mouth Shut Heart Attack Fatal To ro Tourist WbLCOTT, N. Y. John W. Alstork, Necro, from Dernoplos. Ala., died of an acute heart attack while riding in an automobile driven by his nephew on Hi'.'lnvay fil near Joiner this morn- 2:30. E, M. Holt, county service of (lie Brooks Memorial Art Gallery. BIG FOUR (Continued from Page D War IT. In recent months there ha; been a marked spurt in sentiment for unification. As Western diplomats here and in other capitals saw the Moscow note, the idea was to capitalize on this sentiment in an effort to defeat the Adenauer government, which has been friendly with the Western Powers. The invitation to East German representatives to visit Moscow ,vas seen, likewise, as an effort to juild up the prestige of the East German government and to try to nit 'Adnmmer on the spat for refus- '^ ng to agree to Communist pro- "~ posals for all-Gcrmnn elections in- lependently of the Western nations. The fact that the 14-page note i'Eis released through the Soviet- icenseci German news agency ,DN offered a further indication liat the note WAS written primarily for political purposes. West Couficlrnt The three Western nations had proposed on July 15—also with an eye on the September elections —that the Big Four foreign ministers meet in late September to arrange j for a German election. The Western Powers have maintained that this .should be arranged by the occupying nation-;, rather than by the two German governments. Western officials are openly confident that in free elections throughout the country, the Communists would be soundly defeated. Moscow replied to this Western proposal Aug. 5, but the reply was generally regarded as confusing, and officials of the United States, Britain and France are to meet Jn Paris this week to consider what reply they should make. Moscow's note proposed an "immediate agreement" between the West and East German parlia- iients to form a unified, government or, if that was too difficult, provisional regime with limited Manila Soldier Killed in Action Sst. lie Charles DwiRht Tennlson. husband ot Mrs Hellen P. Tennlson of FU. 2, Manila, has been listed as killed In action by the Defense Department. The announcement of Set. Temii- MCCARTHY (Continued i'rom Pag« 1) employes and officials of the printing office. Witnesses Unnamed HP briefed newsmen on the secret ti'stimony each day, but did not son's death came in the'latest rc-j" !lme the witnesses, lease of names of U. S. casualties in | Among other things, he said testimony had been received that a printing office employe named as a Communist has had access to "top secret material having to do with the A-bomb and the H-bomb." The employe, McCarthy said, Korea. Auto Stolen Here Found in Illinois Chester Lewis.said this morning that his automobile which was stolen last Sunday was returned to him j r ' vcr was a Communist and was Saturday after it was discovered j cleared by the printing office's denied under oath that he is In Rockford. 111., by the FBI. The car. a 1950 Chevrolet, was In fair condition, Mr. Lewis said. The person who took the car Is being held by the FBI in Illinois on loyalty board after a hearing. A spokesman for the Atomic Energy Commission said that none of its .secret data was sent to the main government printing office. charges of transporting stolen prop- ! bin McCarthy said officials of th crt cro crty across the state line, officers ! pri here said. office and representatives of the Navy testified otherwise. In telling of testimony by the Communists" but he did not out-! former woman emplove at the hie the alternatives. Robertson said it was more nilitary problem than n diplomatic one but be felt the United States He accused the Reds of "vlo-1 would be willing to attain imificn- luting the truce in the very first hours by rushing planes to Korea," and said the Reds have started to nfiltrate his country. Robertson, on the TV broadcast, said it was possible to achieve unification of Korea by making the alternatives "less attractive to the tion by agreeing to removal of its troops from Korea if the Chinese withdrew theirs. He conceded there was a risk in view of the Communist attack which followed withdrawal of Russian and U. S. troops from Korea after World War II. GEM THEATRE "Osceo/o's Finest" printing office that she had seen a fellow worker steal "a secret code" and other documents, McCarthy Indicated this was several years ago. ITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. NOW SHOWING OMonday •Tuesday THE HIGH-TIDE OF APACHE FURY IS REACHED IN _ COLOR BY TECHNICOLOR—*. CHARLTON HESTON * ARROWHEAD „.„.„,, JACK PALANCE-KATY JURADO ftRUN KEITH-M^RT SINCLAIR • WMI.* i« *» *»«»•* *••«•** CHAMH MAROUII WMMH - •»*<« « • ""•' * W- «• !«»•" ' '" lju£ ' d b ' "" '*"' ... LAST TIMES TONIGHT SUDDEN FEAR With Joan Crawford Jack Palencs Gloria Grahams TUES. & WED. THE HOMESTEADERS In Sepia Tone With "Wild Bill" Elliott •»•••••••••••••••••••••r C" 1 !! Motors ? ": 'tgom^ry Ward 58 : I! Y "ccntrnl J ,t, Harvester J C Penny Fc'-:ibiic Steel 49 : Ui Rndio 25 3 a S^cony Vacuum 35 ;1 B S-Lidebaker 29!a Sinndard of N J 73 ;t . ( Texas Corp , 5G 1 '. S-rrs 58 7 B U S Steel 37-V B Sou Pac l . the Parliament already had resign- 58 ;» ' ed, leaving it without enough mem- ] a sess jon. The Premier Redding asked for money and got: coroner said this morning. ' I functions. it by showing a deaf-mute's card,! Alstork, his sister, nephew and his' This government, the note con- police report, until he spoiled his j nephew's wife were on their way to | tinued, should (A) represent Ger,_-_._. pose by saying "Thanks." Peace Justice Carl I>. Kat2 sentenced Pie migrant farm worker to Dos Moines, la., to attend the fun- , many at the proposed peace con- eral of a relative. The occupants of the car said Al.stork appeared to lerence, (B) keep Germany out of ''coalitions and military alliances ' ' 97C i llad announced plans to hold new j 30 days in a penitentiary on a dis- be alright at the beginning of Undirected against any state whose 701° jI Jiu ' liilmenUu 'y elections following a j orderly conduct c'^rne and 30 days trip and that he had driven part.; armed forces took part in the war Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (.'B—(USDA) — Hogs 9,500; active and strong; spots 10-15 higher on 200 Ib up; sows steady to 25 higher; boars and stags steady; 200-250 Ib 25.25-50; mostly 25.3550; mostly 35.35 up; load outstanding choice "No. 1 at 25,60; virtually no heavier hogs other than odd lots; 180-190 Ib 24.50-25,00; 150-170 Ib 22.90-24.25; 120-140 Ib 19,00-21.75; sows 400 Ib down 21.0- one load choice light sows 23.0; 400 Ib up 18.50-20.50; boars 12.00-15.50; good early clearance. Cattle 10,500; calves 2,500; very little done and bidding lower on steers and heifers; few good and choice nearly steady at 20.00-23.00; cows draggy; early sales 25-50 lower; utility and commercial 11.00-13.50; canners and cutters 8.00-11.00; bulls 50 lower; utility and commercial 11.50-14.00; canner and cutters 8.00-11.00; 'vealers steady; good and choice 17.00-, 23.00; utility and commercial 11.0016-00; culls 6.00-10.00; few prime I 25.00. recent plebiscite in which more than two million of his supporters voted overwhelmingly for the tlis- solution. .! Mossadegh on Saturday sent the ^.iShnh a letter asking him to sign a 7 B j decree calling the elections. -Va Sources close to Znhedi said the U i imperial decree given their lender j ordered Mossadegh's ouster on the ground his plebiscite wns illegal. The government gave this ver- With the Courts CHANCERY: (Decrees filed) Lucius Vassar vs. Ethel Vassar, divorce. Wattle Matthews, ct al, vs.; Sweetie Mae Swopes. e.t al, petition for injunction dismissed with prejudice. Robert Forsythe vs. L. L. Hubener, Alvin Wunderlich and Lillian S. Wimderlich sustained and payment ordered. COMMON PLEAS: Brown and BIgelow, Inc., vs. William O. PresneJl. suit on account. CIRCUIT: (Criminal division) City of Blytheville vs. Odis Butler, disturbing the peace, appealed from Municipal Court. sion of the coup attempt; Officers of the imperial guard seized Foreign Minister Fatemi and two other Cabinet members just before midnight Saturday, then sent two truckloads of armed palace troops to the old Premier's home to deliver the decree ordering Gen. Zahedi's installation. Mossadegh's personal guards, however, warded off the imperial troops, seized their officer leaders, and freed the Cabinet ministers. Army troops and tanks roared to strategic posts in the city and the widespread arrests began. on a public intoxication charge. New York City's Debt Reaches Ail-Time High NEW YORK (ft — New York City's gross funded debt reached an all-time high of $3,412,752,649 as of July 1. This \vas announced yesterday by City Comptroller Lazarus Joseph, who said the figure is an P r °J ect increase of $59,875,587 over that of of the way, Mr. Holt said. Cemetery Care Planned A day of maintenance work at I the Sandy tf n-e Cemetery by I against Hitlerite Germany" and (C) carry out all-German "free elections without the interference of foreign states." Killing Is Taboo members oi that community is! The Jains - a religious sect in .sc.'ie-or'c-' for Thursday. ! E ' )0 East, have a strict rule not to S. H. Bevill of Sandy Ridge said ; km - This extends to all living the volunteer workers will bring things, including vermin, accord- their own lunches for the all-day! ing to the Encyclopedia Britannica. t July 1, 1952. Punished Astronomers Chung K'ang, an ancient Chinese king, sent a niilitary expedition to punish two of his astronomers who :alled to observe an eclipse, according to the Encyclopedia Brita- nica. Court Returns Steele Child to Its Father Custody of his minor child has i been awarded to Carl Frame of Steele according to a recent ruling of Springfield, Mo., Court of Appeals. Custody of the child had originally been given to the mother by Pemiscot County Circuit Court. To the mother, who, during the periods between rulings, had moved to California. The Superior Court of Los Angeles ordered the child returned to its father. Blytheville Attorney Claude Cooper represented Mr. Frame in the hebeas corpus hearing in Los Angeles. ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone '1(121 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Read Courier News Classified Ads. 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