The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 1, 1953
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TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 15)53 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS POW Exchange Hearing End 100 American Prisoners Released Today, (Continued from Page 1) be among the last to be repatriated. In all, 11,416 of the 12,782 Allied POWs the Beds originally listed have been freed, leaving 1,366 yet to be returned, by Red count. North Korea's Pyongyang radio said Tuesday that Allied "war criminals" convicted by Red military courts would be released along with other Allied POWs. "Returning prisoners have told of fellow POWs being sentenced to long prison terms on such charges as "instigating against the peace." The Red broadcast, heard in Tokyo, reiterated assurances the Communists gave the U.N. Com• mand Monday at a meeting of the Military Armistice Commission. Pyongyang said a "releasing ceremony" was held Monday near POWs were told they would be Panmunjom during which the repatriated. The broadcast did not say how many were in the group. It called them "the Worst batch of war criminals" and said they had been convicted of "terroristic activities, riots within prison camps, insulting women and children, murder and violence in general, and arson." The U.N. Command returned 2,400 Communist POWs Tuesday, raising to 62,817 the number of North Koreans and Chinese sent back to Red rule. That leaves about 11,000 Reds still to be returned and U.N. sources said they expected to wind up their part of the exchange by tiSunday. f A liberated Massachusetts sergeant said the Communists apparently intend to keep repatriated North Korean POWs from returning to civilian life for a long time. M. Sgt. Troy L. Reid of Fitchburg said a Chinese guard told him that Camp 4, which housed Allied prisoners, was being fixed up for North Korean POWs. He said North Korean civilians living near the camp were being sent elsewhere. "It was the Chinese who were making the arrangements. They treat the North Koreans as if they were a conquered people, not allies," Reid said. Meanwhile, the vanguard of 5,000 Indian troops who will guard Allied and Communist POWs refusing repatriation were taken by helicopter from Inchon harbor to "Indian Village" near Panmunjom. The village is in the demilitar- rized zone five miles southwest of Panmunjom. The British transport Empire Pride arrived at Inchon Tuesday morning with nearly 1,700 Indians. U. S. Army and Marine helicopters carrying the Indians to the neutral zone bypassed South Koreans territory, thus meeting a condition laid down by President Syngman Rhee for use of Indian troops in Korea. More than 400 were airlifted Tuesday afternoon. Normally, incoming troops move north by land but the threat of bloodshed was made by South Koreans if the Indians touched South Korean soil. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3331 3336 3331 3336 Dec 3356 3364 3356 3364 Mar 3382 3389 3382 3389 May 3381 3385 3381 3385 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3330 3331 3329 3331 Dec 3356 3361 3356 3361 Mar 3381 3387 3381 3387 May 3382 3386 3380 33R6 Chicago Corn High Sep 156'/ 8 'Deo 148'/8 Chicago Whear High Sep 190'/ 4 Dec 195!-' 2 1911/.] Chicago Soybeans High Low Sep 262"/i 258 Jan 259 254>/ 2 Mar 262 25T/ 4 May 262% 2581/., New York Stocks A T andT 154 1-8 Tobacco 733-8 Anaconda Copper 32 1-8 Beth Steel 48 Chrysler 66 5-8 Low Close 15414 155% Low 1853/4 Albert Maxwell Dies in Osceota Services for Albert Maxwell of Osceola, 60-year-old grocery store operator, were to be conducted today at 2 p.m. in the First Methodist Church at Osceola by the Rev. Garland Taylor. '* Mr. Maxwell died in Osceola Hospital Saturday following a heart attack Tuesday afternoon. He was a life-long resident of Osceola. He is survived by a sister, Miss Grace Maxwell, and a cousin, Mrs. Roland Green of Blytheville. Burial was to be in Violet Cemetery. Emma Kind rex Rites Tomorrow Services for Mrs. Emma Kindrex, 70, of 411 South Franklin, will be conducted at 3 p.m. in the Nazarene Church. Born in Tuckerman, Mrs. Kindrex had lived in Blytheville for the past 30 years. Pallbearers will be Roy Head, Horace Walpole, Robert Lovelace! Charles Stalcup, Fred Copeland and Fayette Walker. Survivors include a son, Taylor Layton, a sister, Mrs. Georgia Bracken, and three grandchildren, all of Blytheville. Burial will be In Maple Grove Cemetery. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUBS. & WED. LAS VEGAS STORY With Jane Russell and Victor Mature Close 1891/2 194% Close 260 H 257% 260% 2611/2 Civilian, Charged with Fraud, Used Secret Fjles, Army Says District Fair Officials Hold Workshop Meet The officers, directors and general superintendents of the Northeast Arkansas District Fair held a workshop session yesterday afternoon at Walker Park. The meeting was held to lay plans for the fair to begin here Sept. 22. The superintendents of each division discussed the particular needs of their departments and reported their findings to the officials of the Fair Association. In this manner all the details of running the fair will be worked out in advance of the opening, Robert E. Blaylock, secretary of the Association, said. The meeting was closed last night with a dinner in the Women's Exhibit Building. At the end of the meal, L. H. Autry, president of the Pair Association, spoke briefly. Coca-Cola . Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Int Harvester ., J C Penney Republic Steel Radio Sosonl Vacuum . Studebaker Parolees Get Pay— But From Whom RALEIGH, N. C. I* — Part of ;he fine print in a new North Carolina law setting up a parole board 109 .'states: 71 5-8 j i.jjp 0n re i e ase of any prisoner ! upon parole, the . . . warden of 57 '" 2 j the institution shall provide the 21 3-81 prisoner with suitable clothing and. 68 5-8 44 3-4 Standard of N J 70 1-, Texas Corp 51 1-4 Sears U S Steel 36 Sou Pac 39 3-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill W»—(USDA)—Hogs 9,000; weights 200 Ib up and sows moderately active, mostly 25 lower; extreme top 35 off; lighter weights slow, 50-1.00 lower; choice 200-250 Ib 24.50-65; heavier weights scarce; 170-190 Ib 23.00-24.00: 150-170 Ib sows 400 Ib down 21.00-22.50, about two loads 22.75; heavier sows 18.7522.50; boars 12.50-16.50. Cattle 6,500: calves 2,000; early trading confined to choice and prime steers and heifers, fully steady; two loads low and aver age prime medium weight steers 7.00; choice steers and heifers 22.50-25.50; cows opening fully steady; utility and commercial cows 9.00-11.50; canner and cutter if needed, an amount of money sufficient to purchase transportation to the place within the state where the prisoner is to reside." 32 5-8 The law adds: "The Board of Paroles may, in its discretion, provide that the prisoner shall . . . receive a sum of money not to ex- 56 1-2 i ceed S25."v The joker, apparently overlooked -by the General Assembly, is that*, nobody knows who is supposed to provide the pocket change for the parolees. + BALTIMORE Ifi— The Baltimore Sun snid today army officials have admitted top secret military Information has been going through the hands of a civilian employe, who is under indictment on charges of bribery and conspiracy to defraud the government. The Sun cited the case of Louis Pragala, supervisory general engineer at the research and development station of the army transportation corps at Ft. Eustis. He was indicted In New York on July 30, 1952 and pleaded innocent about ten days later. The case has never come to trial. The government charged Pra- [ gala, together with several other I civilians and former army officers, misappropriated nearly $600,000 inj government funds. They were ac-' cused of getting "kickbacks" for approving contracts for the writing of technical manuals and letting contracts for work not needed. (A spokesman at Ft. Eustis said Fragala has not been in a position to receive secret information for the last couple of years. He still retains his clearance for handling secret material, however. "His conduct, attitude and ability leave nothing to be desired," the spokesman said.) Howard Norton, a member of the Sun's Washington staff, reported in his dispatch the army has declared an intention to keep Fra- gaia in his "well above $10,0001 a year" job because "so far he has not been tried or convicted." He supervises the testing of transportation equipment before the army lets contracts for it. Norton said the general account ing office in Washington first ac cused Fragala and his associates in May of 1948 and supplementec the charges with another repor made public in August of 1949. "FIREBEE" IS STARTING TO BUZZ—The "Firebee," America's newest pilotless jet, speed- trom the end of a 60-foot launching mil with the aid of a rocket lo boost its Hying speed. Moments (fter the launching the rocket is jettisoned and the drone's jcl engine takes over as the »ole source of power. The plane is flown by remote control from a ground station. Negro Women JaiM On 'Moonshine' Charge Two Negro women were sentenced In Osceola Municipal Court yesterday to County Farm terms when they could not pay a $150 fine assessed , for possession of "moonshine" whiskey. According to reports, the Illegal whiskey was found In an automobile occupied by the women during a search of suspicious cars in conjunction with recent robberies In the Frenchman's Bayou area. The cigaret of tomorrow may come complete with a built - in match. When rubbed against an abrasive surface, a "fire capsule" In one end of the cigaret bursts into flame and forces the small blaze into the tobacco. KIDNEY-BLADDER | IRRITATION? Mountain Valley Waft* has bean recommended for rheumatic pain ond kidney-bladder irritation for over 75 years ttteautt it help* tot 1 stimuli* kidner functions. Sootfis bladder irritition*. 2 S I Neutralizt uric acidity. RICr-JARDSON'S Cash Grocery Corner of 5th & Main cows 6.00-8.50; steady; utility bulls and and vealers commercial bulls 10.00-12,50; canner and cutter bulls 7.00-10.00; good and choice vealers 12.00-18.00; few prime 21.00; utility and commercial 8.0012.00. Trolley coaches are more economical to operate than motor coaches. Chief advantage of the trolley is that it can be left out in the open during winter weather while buses must be garaged. Trolleys have a 15-year depreciation, whereas buses have a life expectancy of about 10 years. Read Courier News Classified Ads GEM THEATRE "Osceo/o's Finest' LAST TIME TONIGHT DESPERATE OUTLAW. RED-HEADED TEMPTRESS! HOWARD KEEL RIDE, ROBERT TAYLOR AVA GARDNER Between Ihem » strange s«- ciel fire! Spectacular production ol great advenlure filmed m full flaming color! M-G-M's BOtO. HOT-BLOODED. ROMANTIC DRAMA! PRINT BY TECHNICOLOR' PHOTOGRIFHED IN ANSCO COLOR , . . QUINN-KASZNAR Scran 1» b> FRANK FENION Olreeltd by JOHN FtRBOV Prated by STEPHEN »«£S An M-G-M Picture Red German Election Plot Uncovered BONN, Germany I/PI—The West German government said today it has uncovered n Communist plot to wreck next Sunday's national election by destroying voting stations throughout the country. The federal press office said top Red agents captured in an attempted mass sneak invasion of West Germany during the last three days had admitted the Communist plan. It was to send squads of riot-trained toughs to attack election officials, destroy ballot boxes and frighten away voters. The Communist "terror plan" called for groups of 20 hardened Reds to descend on each voting station, the press office said. The captured Red agents were quoted as saying this was the master plan behind the invasion of Communists from East Germany. Federal border police and local Bargain for Pennes RUTLAND, Vt. (If) — The saying goes that a penny saved is a penny earned but at the Killinston Bank a dollar's worth of pennies will get you $1.05. if you wrap and deposit them you'll get $1.061 When the bank needs pennies it purchases them in Boston and has to pay shipping charges It costs less to pay the depositors a bonus and the bank adds new accounts at the same time. A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4621 Show Start! Weckdayi 7:00 p.m. Sat. & San. 1-M P.M. Due to lower atmospheric pressure, watnr in the cooling systems of automobiles climbing Pike's Peak boils at 187 degrees Fahrenheit. police have arrested 4,500 of these agents along the interzonal frontier separating West and East Germany, Most of these already have been sent back. Bui hundreds slipped through before police clamped down strict controls on travelers from Communist East Germany. 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