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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS fAGE SEVEN OutcomeofGuatemalaRevolt Is Highly Important to U.S. By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — Guatemalan officials and the anti-Communist invaders have been fighting their war with their mouths, both sides making claims, neither acknowledging losses, and censorship blacking-out the facts. It has to be assumed those who engineered the attack did some planning, both as to timing arid the size of the force necessary to win. The next few days will show whether the planning was shrewd or stupid. So far the invaders have been* disappointed if they were depend-1 ing upon wholesale desertions to j their side from the Guatemalan i army. And there is no indication ! the peasants flocked to join them either. If this invasion fails, the Communists not only jyill strengthen Aid to Future Space Travelers- 900 New Asteroids Located ANN ARBOR, Mich. (/P)—Disco- go assembled into a full-size planet, United States will suffer a severe setback in its desire to see all their grip on Guatemala but the j very of almost 900 new asteroids or pip-squeak planets— and re-discovery of some of those that have been "lost" for many years was reported j today by an Indiana University as- The war itself, but not its sig- ! tronomer who said the findings peanut scale, j f hc ^ ld , hel P j° reduce a Potential Latin America nism. free of commu- nificance, is on a ^^a^u.^ 0^0.^^. i , ,,. , - . The invaders are reported to have Baffle nazard of perhaps 5,000 men - they may "^spaceships, have more — backed by planes. Guatemala has an army of 6,000, backed by police. The defending force may turn out to be larger than that if the 2.000 tons of arms, recently imported by Guatemala from Czecho- future travel £> r . Frank K. Edmunson told a meeting of the American Astronomical Society that the tiny heavenly wanderers— ranging in diameter from two miles to 50 miles — had been spotted during a five year research. Slovakia had been used to arm j And he said work is now progres- the peasants and they fight for sing to compute their orbits, or the government. Lesson for U. S. There's a lesson for the United States in the outcome if the troops remain loyal to the present government, the peasants rally behind their Communist union leaders and the invasion is repulsed. For 14 years Guatemala had been under the dictatorship of Gen. Jorge Ubico, who had the support of the country's big landowners while the majority of the country's three m i 1' i o n people lived in poverty. , pathways through space, so as to try to add them to the list of some 1,600 other baby planets whose orbits are well known to astronomy. Asteroids are believed to be fragments of a planet which exploded ages ago — or perhaps even chunks of planetary material which never South Korea Plans July 4 Celebration t^.^uj. SEOUL iffi — South Korea plans In 1944, students and army offi- huge parades and demonstrations cers, bent on social reform, overthrew Ubico. Two of the revolutionary leaders were Juan Arevala and Jacobo Arbenz. Arevala became president. He accep'ted the help of Guatemala's Communists. His regime did put in social reforms, such as social security. Four years ago Arbenz was elected president. He had a land-reform program to break up the big estates and distribute them among the peasants. While the Communists were help-. ing Arevala and Arbenz, they were also strengthening their grip on the country. For instance, they got control of the labor unions. They didn't try to take over altogether. That could wait. " The land reforms appealed to the peasants, but were bucked by the big landowners and the United Fruit Co. which had large holdings in Guatemala. But opposition to Arbenz. who had the Communists sitting at his elbow, developed among the rich conservative Guatemalans and army officers who feared their country would wind up in time completely under the Communists. Many of them went into exile, including Col. Carlos Castillo ^ Armas, who is now leading the 'lib- eration'army" operating from a base in neighboring Honduras. More Than Foothold The United States has a big, obvious stake in not wanting a Communist government in Guatemala. It would do more than just give the Russians a foothold on the American continent. It would serve as a starting point to try to communize the rest of Latin America. And, in case of war with Russia, the Communists would have airfields in Guatemala, 800 miles from the Panama Canal. The problem which the United States has faced in Guatemala in wanting to win the allegiance of its people is the same it faces in most Latin-American countries and among impoverished people everywhere. Where there are poverty and hunger, the Communists have willing ears for their propaganda and their promises to give the poor a better share in society in the form of land, more food, and better health and living conditions. Among people with nothing, pro- Do You Know? Friday on the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. A government official said President Syngman Rhee, U. S. Ambassador Ellis O. Briggs, U. S. presidential envoy James A. Van Fleet and Lt. Gen. Bruce Clarke, 8th Army commander, would attend a huge demonstration and parade. This seemed to be the extent of American participation. mises are better than nothing, no matter how phony those promises turn out to be. Unless the United States can offer a program, or induces the regimes it supports to offer a program, in which the poor can see benefit for themselves, it faces the prospects of the Communists making progress in all the impoverished areas of the world. See Lanolin Plus Liquid Do Wonders For Your Skin Overnight! For Proof — Read Next Tuesday's Advertisement Monday's Answer Hollywood Is Not A California City! There are cities named Holly* wood in several states, but not in California. The former California town of Hollywood was legally annexed by the city of Los Angeles in 1910. Hollywood Post Office is an independent station of the Los Angeles office. i_ George W. Stimpson, Uncommon Knowledge, paye 86. You can buy standard linoleum at Ray's for as little as lOc per tile? You *ave by shopping at Ray's. Ray's Floor Center 107 E. Main Phone 3-8650 T J_Janolin Plus Liquid is the patented form of concentrated lanolin that penetrates your skin. 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Edmunson told a reporter that the new discoveries should help in charting the heavens to assist spaceships navigations—if and when such travel comes along. "Asteroids would be hazards to spaceship navigation," he said. "You'd have to know where they are and how they move in space." NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as: 113 Wesi Main St., Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime invloving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past: and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July, 1954, and to expire on the 30h day of June, 1955. E. B. CHTTWOOD, Applicant. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22nd day of June, 1954. SEAL GRAHAM SUDBURY, Notary Public. My Commission expires: January 10, 1955. WALKING MAN-John F. Frey. 59, Swiss hiker and author, leaves Des Moines, la., on his coast-to-coast walking tour of the United States. He left New York City on April 1 and hopes to reach San Francisco in mid-November. 14 Dead as Flash Floods Hit Japan TOKYO UP) — Heavy rains lashing the Japanese islands for more than 24 hours today touched off flash floods and landslides, derailed trains, flooded ricelands and homes and caused at least 14 deaths by national police count. The listed dead were seven killed in landslides, six drowned and an engineer killed when his locomotive jumped the tracks. Top American Scientist Dies Dr. Karl T. Compton, 66, Helped Develop Radar, Atomic Bomb NEW YORK (/Pi—Dr. Karl T. Compton, 66. one of America's top scientists and educators, who in wartime helped develop rndnr and worked on the atomic bomb, died yesterday. For 18 years he was president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the nation's foremost scientific institutions. Compton was chairman of the corporation of MIT since 1948. when he gave up the presidency to supervise. American scientific preparedness in the cold war with communism. He was named by President Truman that year to head ths national military establishment's Research and Development Board, which had over-all supervision of scientific projects affecting the nation's military readiness. He resigned a year later, giving poor health as the reason. During World War II he received the Army's highest civilian award, the Medal Qf Merit, and was ci.ted as being "personally responsible for hastening the termination of hostilities." Compton. born in Woo.st.er. Ohio, died at Cornell Medical Center here. He had suffered a heart attack last Wednesday and his wife was called to his bedside. Besides his widow, the former Margaret Hutchinson. he is survived by three children. Mrs. Carroll M. Boyce, Scarsdale. N, Y., Mrs. Bissell Alderman, Holyoke. Mass., and Charles, an instruct/or at Mount Hermon, Northfield, Mass. One of Compton's last public assignments was as chairman of a commission set up by President Eisenhower last year to study universal military training. He was an ar- supporter of UMT and in 1947 June Traffic Toll Ahead of 1953 LITTLE ROCK I.T» — Arkansas State Police yesterday snid th»t. |u,j s y 0iu -, accordinR '<> the police more persons have been killed in j records. The total is 19 fewer than traffic accidents so .far this month! tit ft corresponding date last year. than were killed during all of June, 1953, Police records list 30 persons as having been killed this month; last June's total was 28. A total of 165) persons have been killed in traffic accidents so far "Conscience Fund" A contribution, In 1811 during the administration^ James Madison, from some anonymous person whose conscience hurt him, started a "conscience fund" in the U. •• Treasury which today totals many hundreds of thousands of dollars. The New 1954 Air Conditioners ENGIHEERED FOR BEJJER LIVING.. MR'ROUND! Nights Unbearable pitching Skin? Relief beyond belief for fiery, itching irritation.' with specially medicated Resinol—the ointment rich »n lonoh". Soothes and oils tender skin—lessens desire to scratch—thus aids healing. advised its adoption as an urgent necessity for national security. 12 tablets 10* Start" living in clean, filtered air right now. Be ready with mountain-cool comfort when hot weather starts. 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