The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 25, 1953
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLIX—NO. 133 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Dally News Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS. TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1953 FOURTEEN PAGES McCarran Convinced — Ike Won't Press For Change In Immigration Act By ROWLAND EVANS JR. WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. McCarran (D-Nev) said today he is convinced President Eisenhower "will not personally spearhead a movement to alter or change the McCarran- Walter Immigration Act." The President has called for revision of the law. McCarran, co-author of the slat- some congressmen and others ever " , - - ute, told newsmen he has a "complete belief" the President will not since on grounds thai it unfairly discriminates against certain for- The act has been under fire by me j-icaiucut, win nui asjainsi ceriam ior- "interfere" with the present law. jeign nationals and that the provi- passed in 1952 over the veto of I sions aimed at barring possible former President Truman. j subversives are unduly harsh. For instance President Eisenhower on April 27 said one complaint made to him was thai the law fails to define political offenses, that it makes an alien subject to deports lion for subversive activities even though they were terminated years] ago. and that a consul has to de~ | termine "by his own mental pro-i cesses" whether an alien probably j would engage in subversive activi-l ties. j . The President himself has been ' 'critical of the law. In his State of [ the Union message, he said. "It does, in fact, discriminate," and he added: "I am therefore requesting the Congress to review this legislation and to enact a statute that will . .. . guard our legitimate national interests and be faithful to our basic ideas of freedom and { fairness to all." No Detailed Suggestions The administration, however Reds Claim 400 POWs Won'tReturn Another 136 Americans Get Freedom SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS By MILO FARNETI PANMUNJOM (AP) Another 136 Americans and 264 other U. N. prisoners of war streamed back to freedom today but the Reds said 400 of tu~ i~i/~\-\tr^ nj-in :„ _j __ i__ .1 __ 1'OU.VG FLTs'D WORKERS — Three Blytheville six-year-olds heard so much about the plight of the people of Greece after a recent earthquake on the Ionian Isles that they decided to do something about the situation. After hearing of Red Cross disaster aid funds being collected and rushed to that country the boys deft to right), Dick- Richardson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Richardson of 628 S. B. Parkway Drive, Walter Marble, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marble of 218 Walker Blvd., and Billy Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hughes of 208 Walker Blvd., took up a collection in the neighborhood "for Greek disaster relief" and brought the total — $1.41 — to Red Cross headquarters. Above, the boys present their "collection," carried on without their parents' knowledge, to Mrs. Floyd Haralson, executive secretary of the Chickasawba Red Cross Chapter. (Courier News Photo) New Zealand Asks UN to Ignore ROKs Threatened Boycott Delegate Calls * For Inclusion Of India presented no detailed suggestions ^ - Communist ma the POWs still in stockades may riot come back because they rule. Allied sources, confirmed that the Red statement was handed over at a meeting of the Prisoner Repatriation Committee in Pan- munjom last night. There was no for amending the law. McCarran offered no details of what has fostered his avowed be- « !most ™ to be Iran Makes Slow Progress Toward Return to Normalcy By DON SCHWIND TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's capital continued its slow progress toward post-Mossa- degh normality today. Shops in the big native bazaar again were open, the new government was reported cracking down on Communist and nationalist backers of the ex-Premier and there was « most ™ to be de at tlie next segsfon of Con talk of new parliamentary elections. _ress. He said "statements President Eisenhower has made" con- ,"™ ^ ePreSident WI " Pla> ' o „ ..,, ,- •, Cairan said a definite cam- under way to discredit word of a breakdown of national- j the act bv those wiio want ities among the 400. Today's release of 9 American officers and 127 enlisted men boosted to nearly 2,000 the number of Americans liberated in three weeks of the prisoner exchange. One hundred and thirty-lhree more will be freed tomorrow. Many Americans repatriated earlier have told of some fellow' captives who have elected to remain behind, either because they had turned informer and feared retaliation or had swallowed Communist propaganda. In sharp contrast to Communist r OO/J prisoners moving northward, to- JjJQty day's liberated Americans came) back quietly. A few shouted jubilantly, but most were silent, sim-j ply happy to return from bleak North Korean camps. They appeared in good health. Communist prisoners delivered by the U. N. Command continued their violent demonstrations. Their return was interrupted three times when North Koreans spat in the faces of two Allied oflicers. Dutchman Is Surprised Beside the 136 Americans, the Reds Tuesday handed over 250 South Koreans, 8 Canadians, 3 Australians, 2 Dutch and 1 Greek. The return of the Dutch soldiers was a surprise. The Reds had claimed they didn't hold any prisoners of that nationality. 'Delivery of eight Canadians raised to 24 the number returned, six more than See REDS on Page U the floodgates to promiscuous immigration. This campaign, he said, was started by minority groups "but was carried forward" when. President Truman appointed a commission to see 'what was \vrong with The new Prime Minister, Gen. Fazollah Zahedi, announced his government would continue nego- i nations ex - Premier Mohammed Mossaclesh sUned with the Soviet Union 12 days ago, Zahedi told newsmen Iran would had ignored Zahedi's call for a re- flowers to Police Chief Moham- kept the shops closed. Seven ot rested. The other five brought turn to normal business and had j med Daftari. promised him. their i the Quarter's 12 top men were ur- the act. "That group," he continued, "is today heading other groups around the country to tear down the act." The commission was headed by Philip B. Perlman, Truman's solicitor general. Mode to Date In TB Ginks Free chest x-rays made to date iu the month-long series of clinics now under way rose yesterday to 5,384 when 272 persons took part in the clinic at Luxora. The mobile x-ray unit was at Keiser today and tomorrow it will be located at the West Ridge Store at West Ridge. On Thursday, a four-day clinic will begin in Osceola. A total of 553 persons were x- rayetj in the two-day clinic at Luxora. Registrars were Miss Edith McDaniei, Mrs. A. B. Rozelle, Mrs C. D. Smith, Miss Wilma Layne Miss Wade McHenry, Mrs. C. B. Thomas and Mrs. W. R. Tate. Mrs however in resuming din- \ support, and were received by the lomatic relations Britain The j Shah. Solm after, the/shops reopened. Despiie .fee protection of hundreds " --'-"'' •••"" little break by Mo.vwdet,* l«f j 'i October followed collar > o£ negotiations over the naiioualigd^jji'operjiies in Iran of v»*i, Iranian Oil Co.- ." "This mntw^'needs more study; until these studies are carried out, no decisions will be taken," Za- hedi said. But Zahedi said he would not renew a law Mossadegh pushed through six months ago offering Iran's oil at half the world market price. The law is about to expire. The government cracked down yesterday on bazaar leaders who The government also was reported to have raided centers of the outlawed Communist Zudeh party seizing stamps labeled "Iranian Republic" and vast quantities of Red propaganda. Iran's most potent religious leader. Ayatullah Kashanl, predicted last night that the new government would hold elections for 57 new deputies to give Parliament's lower house, the Majlis, a quorum. First National to Offer Drive-In Bank Service Slytheville's first drive-in banking service will be offered by the First National Bank here beginning Sept. 1, Riley B. Jones vice president, said today. "Almost all services offered In-i pointed out, adding that some more side the bank will be available: involved de.--.igs such as ex- through the drive-in window, to be ' , change, would be limited to teller's 'ocated at the rear of the bank ! milding," Mr. Jonns said. '.windows inside the bank. "Patrons will be able to make', The drive-in te'.'.er window will deposits, cash checks 'nd transact maintain regular bank hours of 9 """" '""' '""' ' ' " according to bank R. L. Houck was chairman of the other normal banking procedures, a.m. to 2 p.m clinic - . from their automobile," Mr. Jones ! officials. Zahedi said the negotiations with Russia would reopen "soon" and his Cabinet "will continue the altitude taken by the former government." The talks began Aug. 13 but bogged down after two sessions over Russia's refusal to discuss revision of her 1921 treaty with Iran. The treaty gives the Soviets the right to move troops into Iran if any.foreign power makes the coun- ., "base for aggression" st'thft Russians. Iranians also are seeking 11 to .s of gold they claim for services given to Russian troops during World War II and settlement of their long-time claims to various pieces of land along the Russian- Iranian frontier. DWI, Trucking Cases in Court Fortine Hallis pleaded guilty in Municipal Court this morning to a charge of driving while intoxicated and was fined $100 and costs and given 24 hours in jail. Cecil Pruitt also charged with driving while intoxicated forfeited bond of Slli.25. W. D. Bowers was charged with hauling without a permit and the case was continued until next Tuesday. No bond was set. Joe N. Dates was charged with laullng without a permit and hav- ng improper lease. Bond was set at $125 and the case continued un- il Tuesday. Gulp Wholesale Grocery was charged with being a parly to improper lease agreement. The case was continued until Tuesday with the bond set at $125. .UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. 'AP).— New Zealand's Leslie :uiox Munro called on the 11. N. today to ignore South •Corea's threatened boycott ind recommend the inclusion of India in the Korean peace conference. Munro addressed the General Assembly's 60-natlon Political Com- nittce as more countries lined up in support of India. South Korean Foreign Minister Y. T. Pyun said yesterday his government would find it impossible to sit in the conference with India unless India was seated with the Communists. Munro said he could not "believe the government of Korea would jeopardize the conference on the ground of Indian participation." If it does, he said, it would jeopardize its country. "For the General Assembly to decide its course on the implications of the Korean statement," Munro said, "would mean it has abdicated its independence." Among those lining up behind Britain and her commonwealth partners for the inclusion of India were Iraq, Ethiopia, Mexico, and Syria. The Communist bloc also favors India. Not Vetoing' Conference Members Pyun and Col. Ben Limb, South Korea's permanent observer at the U. N., declared last night: "The Republic of Korea finds it impossible to collaborate with India on the same side." "If India wants to sit on the Communist side, all right," added Pyun. "We are not vetoing who will be at the peace conference. But we certainly can .say whether we will be there, and we certainly may walk out or boycott the conference if the U, N. goes ahead and votes to sit India on our side." Pyun earlier yesterday had bitterly attacked India before the '.'U.' ir. XSEernbly's-'CPolili;';;; Com| mittee as an appeaserof the Communists, "not only trafficking with the Communists but intriguing with them to make the free world look contemptible." His violent blast visibly rocked India's chief delegate, V. K. Krishna Menon. Two Sessions Toilay The Indian may reply late today or tomorrow. The committee scheduled two sessions of debate today, but 11 speakers including Britain's Selwyn Lloyd and Russia's Andrei V. Vishinsky — were ahead of Menon. India's candidacy for the conference is backed by Britain and threo other Commonwealth countries, Russia and most of the Arab- Asian bloc. The United States op- j poses India at the peace table, | arguing that to admit her would j discriminate against such other ! neutrals interested in Korea as ; "apan and Nationalist China. ' Pyun piled up a running series j of denunciations against India in the Political Committee, accusing her of "appeasement to the Communist aggressors . . . treachery i of the first magnitude . . , con-1 i stantly hatchcting at the tree of Sec U. \. on Page 14 AdditionalRoadWork Proposed by Eidridge By LEON HATCH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — State Highway Director Herbert Eidridge today proposed programming of an additional $8,100,150 worth of highway construction, most of it on secondary roads. • The Highway 'commission, to which Eidridge presented the proposal, was expected to approve it probably without change. The secondary projects were suggested on the same basis as other similar jobs proposed recently •— that construction be conditioned on nghts-of-way being furnished to the state without cost. Highway Commission Chairman Bloodmobile t Visit Due to Net Smallest Quota Only 26 Donors Register to Give Blood Tomprrow Tomorrow's Blytheville visit of he Defense Department's Mid- South bloodmobile promises to provide the smallest collection of blood in the history of the program in Mississippi County. As of 'today, only 26 donors had signed to give blood. This compares with some 200 who are usually signed up by the day before the visit. As a consequence, Blytheville's enviable record, which has produced an average of 150 pints per visit, Is scheduled for a speedy decline. Up until this time, the town has been among the top three in per capita donation of blood among Mid-South cities and towns. The bloodmobile will be stationed at American Legion Hut on North Second and will open for donations at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Final appointments for the day will be made to begin at 4 p.m. Appointments may be made by phoning tht Chickasawba District Bed Cross office at 4481. Raymond Orr asked Eidridge, "If Late Bulletin— LITTLE ROCK Iff) — The Arkansas Highway Commission todal approved programmes of an additional 88,100,150 worth of highway construction, most of it on secondary roads. Highway Director Herbert Eli- ridjc presented the proposal to the commission, which promptly approved it without a change. Ninth Graders To Register Ninth grade pupils in Blytheville Junior High School will register Friday between the Hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p in., Principal Thomas A. Woodyard announced today. Seventh and eighth grade pupils need not make special registration prior to opening of classes on Fri|day, Sept. 4, Mr. Woodyard said. The registration for ninth graders will be conducted in the Junior High building. we program these jobs, that means ve^are going to do them, doesn't Eidridge agreed. Of the total, $2,245,600 was listed for primary roads and $5,564,550 for secondary roads. Eidridge said the programming, if carried out, would approximately commit available construction funds for the present 2-year period. Eidridge proposed these six primary projects for a total mileage of 50 miles: Slate Highway 1 in Phillips and Lee counties, 15.4 miles from Walnut Corner to Marlanna at an esti- m/.ed cost of $462,009 •Ui.:B;>i ; H18&*ey..: : 7ff 'in' Lonoke County, Puiaski County line to Carlisle, 16.4 miles, $820,000. U. S. Highway 64 in Franklin and Johnson counties, Altus to Carksvie, six mies, $270,000. State Highway 11 in Sharp County, Evening Shade to O. S. High- See HIGHWAYS on Page 14 Inside Today's Courier News • . ..Greek Islands Threatened willi New Distasler . . . page . . . Society News . . . Page 4 ... ... Chicks Begin Scrimmage Soon . . . Sports . . . Pages 6 am! 7 ... t I ...S....I tcnijJUIiJtlll Harmony In Congress Not j >i:?h and low)—81. Weather ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday widely scattered showers southwest Wednesday; no important temperature change MISSOURI - Pair tonight and Wednesday; little change in temperature; low tonight 64-74- high Wednesday lower 90s. Maximum yesterday—95. Minimum yesterday 67 Sunset today—-6 :36. Sunrise tomorrow—5 "28 Precipitation last 24 hours to 6:30 .) m. yesterday—none. Mean temperature (midway between Altogether Selfless . . . Editorials . . . Page 8 ... . . . Comics and Television Schedules . . . Page 13 ... Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—3278 This Date Lasl Year Minimum yesterday—64. Maximum yesterday—87. Precipitation January 1 to date — J953 BVD Finale Tomorrow- Blytheville Value Days, 1953 edition. Is slated to go out with a bang tomorrow when participating merchants unllmbcr their bargain efforts in what !<' expected, .to bo one of tho series' most successful events. Shown above arc a few of the reasons tomorrow could be one of the most value-wise BVD days. A very seasonal — this season — value Is pictured In photo at left as manager ol a hardware store show.', a heater that will be on sale. The nationally-advertised linn ol E.T.S heaters and ranges will go at 10 per cent off tomorrow. In picture second from led, t dress Is modeled which will be among a full rack of wool and 'corduroy "back-to-school" clothes which will sell for half price In a ladies ready-to-wear store here. Grocery bargains will get into the act, too, as Is demonstrated In picture second from right as ft customer gets a preview look at fresh home-grown tomatoes to be sold ior u cents per pound during the final BVD day. In picture at right, a-men's store manager exhibits one of a stock of men's and boys' short-sleeve shirts which will sell at a 50 per cent reduction tomorrow. Comparable values are on tap from other BVD mer- ' chanls of the Merchant's Division of the Chamber of Commerce. (Courier Ncw« Photos)

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