The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 11, 1954
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FRIDAY. JUNE II, .1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS US Troubles With Rhee May Return Geneva Failure Could Bring Difficulties By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — This country's troubles begin again with Syngman Rhee, South Korean President, if the Geneva conference fails to produce a peaceful settlement. It seems sure to fail. The diplomats, Western and Communist, ha^e talked six weeks at Geneva about Korea and Indochina. No positive results. The conference can't last much longer. Ever since the armistice last summer. Rhee has opposed the division of his country into North and South Korea. Repeatedly he has threatened to wreck the truce if the diplomats can't agree on a way to unite Korea. He now has 20 divisions, 650,000 troops, trained and equipped by the United States. In addition, the United States and the United Nations have about 250.000 of their troops in South Korea. Across the armistice line—a no man's land 4.000 yards wide—are a million Communist troops: 350,000 North Korean, 650.000 Chinese. The North Koreans hold most of the front-line positions. The Chinese are behind them. Strong: Defense They have fortifications, bunkers and caves, for 20 miles behind the front. It is the opinion of American military leaders that Rhee could not crack that defense. If his troops ran into disaster, only U. S. and U. N. intervention could bail them out. And that would mean full-scale resumption of the Korean War. When the Geneva conference breaks up, assuming it's a failure, and Rhee starts talking of attack again, U. S. officials will have to try to keep him talking instead of acting. There have been no clashes in the no man's land, which stretches across Korea for 150 miles. Each side has an armed patrol of about 1,000 men who roam their side of the demilitarized zone. But Rhee could start the war going again by pointing one big gun northward and pulling the lanyard. The United States has let the armistice commission go freely through the South Korean ports of entry to see that the U. N. forces don't add to their military strength during the truce. Commission Hampered But the Communists don't let the commission have the same freedom in their area. They have rebuilt their airfields but whether they have planes to put on their fields, in case the war begins again, is not publicly known. The American armed forces have helped the rehabilitation of South Korea with supplies and supervision of the rebuilding-. The rebuilding itself is done by the South Koreans. The relationship between Rhee's army and U. S. military leaders is better than the latter had hoped for. Nevertheless. Rhee's officers would probably obey his orders to attack. Because of its poor economy, South Korea could not sustain its army without U. S. help. The Americans have driven home to the Korean officers that their future depends on U. S. support. Since 65 per cent of the South Korean officers have had no more than three years' experience, their 20 divisions lack the long-trained leadership necessary if they were in a big war on their own. THIS IS A "CAMERA"—The 48-inch Schmidt telescope, actually a camera, at Palomar (Calif.) Observatory is engaged in the most comprehensive survey of the heavens ever attempted. The survey is expected to produce the first definitive sky atlas ever made, out to a depth of more than 500 million light years from the earth. The atlas will include a total of 1758 14-inch-square photographs. In case you want one. the cost is expected to be from S1600 to $2000 a copy. Guatemala Rejected TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, June H (vp)—Honduras has announced it has rejected Guatemalas' offer of a friendship and nonaggression pact. Exchange Completed LONG BEACH. Calif. (IP)— Esther Beckstead, a student at Wilson High School, and Janine Vertan- ian, of Paris, France, have exchanged schools. But their switch has producted more than travel and education. Janine has become engaged to an American surgeon, Dr. Harold peters of Los Angeles. They'll honeymoon in Prance. Her mother reports Esther may marry a lawyer she met in Europe. The United States is losing 8000 acres of land a day through erosion, according to estimates of soil conservation experts. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Voris Workman Polio Shots Given The last polio vaccination were given to the Holland second graders Thursday morning at Hayti. Every child, both white and Negro, who started the shots completed them except one who had moved to another state. The children were accompanied by Mrs. L. Kinder and Mrs. Pete Hardesty. Personals Wilburn Patterson of Muskegon, Michigan, a former Holland student is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.-G. W- Cannon Wilburn graduated from Hines Military School near Lansing. Mich., this spring. Men's Club Meets During the meeting of the Men's Club Thursday night, Harvey Parrish of Blytheville gave a discussion on a one-row cotton picker. Dwight Moody, of Caruthersville, district commissioner stated the need for re-registration in order for the Scouts to receive a new charter for the coming year. Tentative plans for Scout camp this summer were discussed. Mrs. Elsie Fisk drove to Augusta, Kan., for Memorial Day services and to visit friends and relatives for several weeks. Dulles Admits Efforts to Save Often Backfire "much of the most effective propaganda stuff was left off." By EDWIN B. HAAK1NSON WASHINGTON (M— Secretary of State Dulles concedes that his efforts to save a dollar here and a dollar there have sometimes backfired. "1 personally scratch out words here and there to save a few dollars on every cable." Dulles told the Senate Appropriations Commit- tee in secret testimoy May 17 and just made public. Dulles acknowledged that editing cables to save money would seem like a job that could be performed by someone whose time was less valuable than the Secretary of state's, but he added: "1 think I have to do that not only for the actual savings itself, James Roosevelts to Settle Separation Row Out of Court LOS ANGELES W—The James Roosevelts are settling privately the sizzling; separation row in which she accused him of adultery with a dozen women. Their attorneys announced this yesterday, two days after the late President's eldest son won Demo- iratic nomination for Congress in California's 26th District in a state primary election. An attorney for Mrs. Romelle Roosevelt said the agreement whereby her separate maintenance suit and her husband's divorce action will go off the Pasadena Superior Court calendar did not result from his political victory. Lawyers for neither side would disclose settlement terms, nor would they comment on these published reports: That Mrs. Roosevelt. 38. will re- land this week. Mrs. O. B. Samford has returned home after visiting relatives in Chicago, 111., and Comeron, Mo., bringing her two nieces, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Griddle, home with her. Mrs- Sam Kcnley and son, Jackie, and Mrs. Billy Kenley returned home Friday night after having visited the families of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kenley near Chicago ana Mr. and Mrs. Marion Waffler of Dubuque, Iowa. Mrs. Waffler came home with them. In St. Louis over the week-end were Mrs. Voris Workman, who visited Mr and Mrs. Randall Workman, Mrs Charles Cohoon and son, Charles Russell, attending- a family- get-together. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Holly attended a ball game, and Joe and P. A. Coleman visited their mother, Mrs. Pern Coleman, who is seriously ill in Room 3336 in the Barnes hospital. ceive under the agreement more than the Sl.CL'5 monthly awarded temporarily by a court last February for support of herself and the couple's three children pending' trial of the suits. That the Roosevelts, separated since last Aug. 20, will stay married for at least n year so that the wife can be assured that her husband will abide by the agreement's terms. That when she does iisk R divorce, she will not use a 1345 letter in which Roosevelt admitted infidelities with nine women and that she will drop her charges of ndul- tery wiih three other women. Roosevelt has denied he was intimate with any of the dozen women. The 46-year-old insurance man declared he was blackmailed into signing the 1945 letter to stop his wife from divorcing- him and adding- to the burdens of his father, President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt's attorney Arthur Schifferman. said neither side is dismissing its suit. Girl Scouts Return The Girl Scouts returned Sat- uradv from Scout Camp at Lake Wappapello. Those attending from Holland were Rae Lavonne and Jerry Ann Cohoon, Linda Bennett, Mary and Odie Hicks, Nancy Holly, Paula Rear don, Norma Jo Jackson, Phyllis Smith. Shirley Rodgers, Sherry Riddick. Virgie Hicks and Judy Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cohoon have moved into the house recently vacated by T. R. Wilkins, and owned by Mrs. B. I- Edwards- Mrs. Ehvood Webb and children, Jackie and Joy Lynn, of Detroit spent the last two weeks visiting Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Neal and family. Mrs. Webb is Mrs. Neal's sister. Celebrates Birthday Kenneth L. Berry, Jr., celebrated his fifth birthday last week when 17 friends gathered for a party on the lawn of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Berry. Games were played and balloons and other party favors were presented to the guests. Refreshments of ice cream, cake and punch, were served under the shade. Mrs. Velva Lester and daughter, Phyllis, Mrs. Royal Lester and daughter. Pat, of Detroit, came down for Che Steele home-coming and visited relatives and friends over the weekend. Mrs. Hugo Neal \vas in Memphis Monday for an appointment with a skin specialist. , Bridge Club Meets The Town and Country Club met with Mrs. Virgil Utley of Steele last week- At bridge. Mrs. Clarence Utley won high and Mrs. Louis Hester, second. You Can't Beat Hubbarifs 1-TON Air Conditioner latest Model $*)QQ95 Sore $700 LJJ Hubbard & Son Furniture P re-War Prices DeSoto Beer 2 _. „-„ ____ ____ 94 6 Can Carton Phillip Applebaum Liquor Store 110 So. Fifth Phone 3-9641 LOANS We do not have money to burn, but we do have money to loan. If you live in Northeast Arkansas or Southeast Missouri and need a Real Estate Loan, see us. We make Government insured FHA and GT Loans; also all types of Conventional, Commercial and Industrial Loans, and we have the best Farm Loan available. If It 1* money you want, see us. David Investment Company FHA Approved Morrqaqet 418 W. Main St., Blytheville, Ark. Ph. POplar 3-3633 Mrs- A- R. Little is at home after having undergone minor surgery at the Chickasawba hospital Saturday. Mrs. Maude Stinnett and son Douglas, of Nyles, Calif., are visit- inc relatives and friends in Hoi- Mrs. Ernest Mutrdx and daughter. Lisa, of Clayton, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. Berry this week. Mrs. Mutrux" is the former Miss Geneva Gatewood of Holland. Mrs. Nannie Porter returned from a hospital at Memphis. Friday. , Brighten the Home WASHINGTON. D. C {/TV— John Allen, of the Union Methodist church preached on the four dimensions in living—height, depth, length and breath. In discussing length he said many people would like to stay as long as they can on concrete sidewalks rather than rushing to the streets of gold in heaven and would rather continue living in stuffy apartments than hasten to the heavenly mansions. Following the service Allen was approcahcd by a women who thrust a bouquet of flowers into ills hand and soid, "Here's something; to brighten up that stuffy apartment of yours." Paint Closeout Many Types and Color* ^ Price Hubbard Hardware m WATERMELONS «* ^yV WE MEET ALL PRICES Wholesale or Retail A Slice or a Truckload Special Prices For Picnics & Parties BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET MAIN STREET but to set ur example- ulotiK "tin- line." Dulles took no Far Eastern experts to the Berlin eont'eivnee in January, he said, leariiu; tin-, might "look like a waste ol money" und then when Far l-;:iM- ern problems arose "v.e \\ere caught short-handed. ... 1 wa.s em- buiTHissod beeaiuse I did not h.ive the people who knew the China situation." ••Sometimes we make n savuui which obviously is detrimental to the interests ol the United States." he said. Dulles conceded that in "trying to hold State Department expenses to a "very austere basis." he out loo many words out of n cable lo Moscow carryinp 1 parus of President Eisenhower's Dec. 8 speech to the United Nations proposing a peace- me itlouik' pool. "In order to s;i\e money I do 'elded \ve better eubk- parts of It." j lie -auj, rather than send the lull ! tt-xi. i The OmiisitinNts printed the I "lull \ c]'!> \vhieh \v;r-. marie by jMiilenki'V a few da\ s Inter." Hulie-, ;.-aid. 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