The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1954
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1«, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS » AM KM Unlocked Pentagon Window Puts G-2 to Manning the Mimeograph By ELTON C. FAY WASHINGTON UP) — Somebodj left some windows unlocked in the Pentagon. That was 60 days, 8 memorand and 1,000 words ago. It seems that on the night of 1 April, at about 2000 hours, G-2 agents found a couple of window unlocked. (That means abcut p.m. on April 14. G-2 is Array in telligence, normally concerned with ferreting out information on a for eign power or foiling foreign agents.) The Pentagon has 7,600 windows The unlocked ones were in the suite of offices used by H. Struve Hensel, assistant secretary of de fense for international security affairs. (HenseFs "international se curity" is high-level stuff, including such things as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Came the night of 28 April, between 2000 and 2130 hours: three more unlocked windows. These were in the press room. By May 3 (or 3 May) a memo had been issued to the proper authorities, starting out, "Subject: Security Inspection of Pentagon Perimeter," and discussing the matter of the unfastened windows. Instructions were issued to "notify occupants that it is a violation of building security regulations to unlock or open any windows." Who unlocked 'em? Suspicion pointed first at the corps of window washers. But on 13 May the foreman of the janitorial staff dashed off a memorandum, "Subject: Unlocked Windows," He said the window incident of 14 April couldn't have been his men, because they didn't wash those windows until 15 April. Moreover, his washers reported that a clerk in Hensel's office wanted fresh air. The interoffice communications rolled on and on and on—from the Pentagon building security officer; to and from "Headquarters, Military District of Washington, Office of the Army Headquarters Commandant"; another one from the "Administrative Facilities Planning Branch, Office of the Secretary of Defense." Finally the file climbed up to a 1,000-word total. The last issue locks up the case—and presumably the windows. This one is a broadside, aimed at "all occupants of the Pentagon"; the subject: open windows; the order: keep 'em closed. The reason: it upsets the air- conditioning system—and also upsets the G-2 agents and security officials. UNFOLD AND INFLATE — Raising the roof of this tent is merely a matter of pumping air into the many hosei placed throughout the canvas. This eliminates the use of cumbersome metal or wooden struts. When morning comes, user can quickly deflate tent, fold it into a l6-by-20-inch bundle, below, and leave. The unit is manufactured in West Berlin, Germany. Red Death Notice Is Doubted Dual Names The brightest stars have individual names in addition to constellation names. The principal star of a constellation is called Alpha, the next Beta, and so on, in the order of the Greek alphabet. TEXON, Tex. [R ~ A telegram from the Chinese Red Cross, saying a sergeant died of heart disease and "complications," was regarded with skepticism today by his aunt. The soldier was Sgt.^Rufus E. Douglas, 27, one of the 21 U. S. prisoners of war who chose to stay with the Communists after being captured in Korea. The message received yesterday by his uncle, R. C. Howard of Texon, said Douglas died June 8 in a Chinese hospital of "a rheumatic heart disorder with complications." Mrs. Howard, who reared Douglas,after his mother and father died when he was a small child, said: "I think the 'complications' were caused by them—the Reds. I've told my husband many times that boy wouldn't last a year there. And I don't think the others will either. "If he had ever had heart trouble, we never heard of it, and I think we would have. "So far as we've known he's never been sick in his life except for the ordinary childhood diseases." Mother Refuses To Send Children To School LAGTJNA BEACH, CaMf. (£>)—A suspended jail sentence of 30 days has been given Mrs. Mary Lincoln Turner, a college graduate and mother of seven children, for refusing to send her children bo school. Mrs. Turner contend* she can educate her children at home. Her lawyer stipulated yesterday that facts in a complaint filed last Jan 8 were true. Mrs- Turner, formerly a resident of Orange County, Calif., now liv«s in Yarnell, Arix. She was convicted previously of failing to send her children to Los Angeles school* and is appealing that oaie to the V. 8 Supreme Court. She wa* placed on two years probation yesterday by Muncipal Judge C. C. Cravath. THREE DAYS ONLY! Wt hare a nice selection to show you. Hert art a few we are offering in this sale! i ONE ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR, (Noisy) ONE 7 FT. OLD STYLE REFRIGERATOR, Very quiet, smooth running ONE 8 FT. NICE LOOKING REFRIGERATOR ONE EXTRA NICE LARGE SIZE REFRIGERATOR '24.95 '49.95 '5995 '99.95 AH guaranteed /O days . . . They must be satisfactory SPECIAL ! 4 USED WASHERS AH Guaranteed — they Must Be OK $0>I95 24 GOOD 5-BURNER OIL RANGES 19.95 FULL SIZE NICE ELECTRIC RANGE 29.95 EASY TERMS IF WANTED - BUT "CASH TALKS ATHUBBARD'S" HUBBARD SON Furniture & Appliances Suzan Ball to Begin Her First Movie Since Leg Amputation By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD MB — Suzan Ball leaves for South Dakota today to star in her first movie since losing her leg because of cancer. She will appeaf opposite Victor Mature in "Chief Crazy Horse," her first movie role in a year and a half. Her last was in another Western, "War Arrow." During the filming of it. she suffered intense pain. This was the start of her battle with cancer. She lost her right leg by amputation, but her life was saved. I visited Universal-International to see her on the first day of her return. The company was shooting tests of wardrobe and makeup. Producer William Alland told me the role is a great opportunity for Suzan. "She is the only woman in the cast," he said. "She plays the sweetheart, wife and then widow of Crazy Horse, who is Mature. She has some very emotional scenes and even goes through the birth of a child. "She shouldn't have any trouble with the part. She doesn't have to ride horseback or do any stunts, except pull a man out of the river. But we'd have a double do that anyway." Just tnen suzan drove up in her sleek black convertible. She glowed with obvious happiness over being back at work. With black braids and Indian makeup, she was startlingly beautiful. She hopped gingerly from the car and walked on crutches to her dressing room. "I'm getting a brand new leg for the picture," she smiled, explaining why she used the crutches. "I hope it will be finished by the time I leave.. If it isn't, it will have to come up to location by plane the next day. "It's a new kind of material that has all the qualities of skin except the warmth I can do anything with it, even apply makeup. There are no moving parts to tret stuck. I had hoped to have some time to get used to it here, but I'll be able to adjust to it in a couple of days on location." She said she is getting along fine with her training to walk with the artificial leg. She tittcncis the Peerless Limb School. "I can walk without any limp now," she said. "My only problem was in getting my balance. It's pretty hard after you've lost weight on one side." Violence Flares Again in Tokyo Silk Mill Strike TOKYO OFJ—Violence flared again today at a big: silk mill struck by a union protesting: whnt it calls company interference in workers' private affairs. Some 52 persons ^-ere injured in a midnight fist and club-swinging batle between pickets and new workers hired by the Omi Silk Spinning Co., Osaka. It was the second outbreak. A dynamite explosion injured 50 persons yesterday. Union leaders say company officials opened employes' mail, searched private belongings, forbade workers—many of them teen-age girls—to have dates, and split up married couples to promote efficiency on the job. Formosa Agency Soys Reds Plan Attacks TAIPEH, Formosa (;p)—The Interior Ministry's Talao News Agency said today 100,000 Chinese Com- munish troops stationed in Tibet are studying the languages of India and Pakistan as a preliminary to invasion. Tatao, which claims contacts on the Red-held mainland, gave no source. 31 YEARS OF COOL WORK — G. E. Shanks this morning completed his 31st year as a Blytheville ice man, having 1 started delivering ice here in 1923. Before that, he moved houses in this area. He's the father of Blytheville High School footballer Allen Shanks. (Coift- ler News Photo) Read Courier News Classified Ads. Social Amenities LONB BEACH, Calif. (,^)—A hav- rnsscd city clerk's staff dug deep when a woman caller wanted to know the members of a certain precinct's election board. When they came up with the information they learned the caller was planing a bridge party election day and didn't want i.o invite any of the jdris who would be working on the board. One sixth of the people of the world live in India. TOKYO (ffh-Prlme Minister 8hl- Keru Yoshida wa» expected to announce plani for hlg ImmtdJatt future today, following formal clot- ing of the turbulent 188-day seasiom of Japan's Diet la«t midnight. Thsre wa« tome speculation that Yoahlda would reechedule a world tour delayed by the political turmoil, but a Foreign Office spokesman said the projected trip *till was "postponed indefinitely." Political obflerveri predicted the Premier soon will accept the re«s- nation of Usaku Sato, the Liberal party's secretary general, who ha* been indicted on charge* of milhandling: a 10-milllon-ywi political donation from Japanese shipbuilders. ToAhid* ho* blodwd Sato's arrest. FATHER'S DAY Continued from Pag* T old darky told hte mothtr: "Tlw* chile never wlH get over the tk- tckvS (whatever that was) until hit name is changed," Being iJckly and riot ever expected to live to see 80, his mother consented to the name changing and until this very day, Papa never did learn the name given him at birth. That would never havt gotten him well, the old darky said, and h* swears he nas never had the tteiclm since. It took Papa'i bakery ihop and two grocery store* to feed the constant stream of company we alwaya had but that's the price you hav« to pay when you live on the junny side of the street. The pleasant memories I'll alwayt cherish of Papa couldn't be written" in a full length novel. I know some of the things I've mentioned here, however, will take a lot of you back and I doubt if my Papa la any different from your Papa and that'f why somebody thought up "Pather'i Day." Ride the tide that's rolling It means more car for you when you buy it ... more value when you're ready to sell! And "worth" ie only one of the ways that the '54 Ford » leading its field! Ford's ateo the leader in power, in ride, m looks . . . and just plain driving convenience. And here's why: Ball-Joint Front Suspension Ford's new Bati-Joint Front Suspension (exclusive to Ford in its field) makes driving far smoother and easier, even on rough, rutted roads. It also keeps the wheels in true alignment longer . . . keeps handling consistently easy. FuN-Circle Visibility Rn«-cor pow«r oitlrtt yom Ford gives you the of "wide-open" glass area that makes driving easier and safer— colorful new trim and upholsteries that are beautifully tailored and long-wearing. 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