The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 24, 1953
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fAGE TWO RI.YTHEVILLF! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, Nixon Upholds Dean's Action In Breaking Off Korean Talks By El) CREAGI1 WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Nixon says this country's chief negotiator i was fully justified in turning his back — for the time being, anyway — on the Communists I in the long, drawn-out negotiations toward starting a political conference as a sequel of the, Korean War. Gus Crowe, 65, Dies of Illness; Rites Saturday Asserting there has been "some now." criticism" of Special Ambassador Nixt Arthur H. Dean for returning to ion and by major .radio networks this country and leaving the Ko- on the recent 45.000-mile tour he rean political talks in abeyance, I and his wife made at President Nixon told a nationwide television ' Eisenhower's behest, and radio audience last night: I Father III "We should recognize that the time is past when we should try j 75-year-old iathor Iny seriously ill to reach agreement with the Com-1 in a hospital at Phoenix, An/. Nix phis following » heart attack, will jYiunisls nt the conference table by surrendering to them." Dean demanded the Reds withdraw an accusation of "oerfidy" apainst the United States. The |first lime the Communists are on,. Nixon reported by NBC telrvis-1 the defensive all over the world."!" 1 Moreover, he said. "The Communists' deeds are catching up with them." Ami, said Nixon, "That is why they arc losing the support of peo- As the vice president spoke, his j pies everywhere throughout, Asia." Ni.xon wound up with a Christmas thought expressed, he said, by one of many Chinese children be conducted at 10 a. m. Saturday ? un >we. who was 65, had been i ill for three years. A tinnier he moved to Memphis frnm Clear Lake three years ago. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dan Mill 1 '!' of Blythevillo; three -sons PRISONERS (Continued from Page 1)' lias been Interested primarily In constitutional matters. He is described as favoring a revision of next 30 days at the main com- i the present constitution under pound. They, like all other prison- which France has changed govern- (Continued from Page 1) nlsts and special athletic -events Christmas afternoon. The 22 Americans will spend the IKE A. Crowe and Nelson Crowe, i accumulate, ers who have refused repatriation, are due to be released Jan. 22 as civilians. However, their status at that time In the eyes of the U. S. government remained undetermined. In Washington, the Defense Department said the Americans will remain In open service until then, but no further decision was announced. A spokesman said open service means their pay will continue to ments so often in recent years. The presidency, however, is by law a figurehead job and theoretically Coty's attitude toward EDO might not have too much bearing. Obviously, though, he Is In position to exercise considerable influence both through personal prestige and guiding the formation of new governments—a task he will tackle for the first time Immediately after he takes office Jan. 17. Flue Causes Fire A small fire starting from a bad flue called the fire department to 1701 West Rose yesterday afternoon, according to rire Chief Roy Head. Little property damage was reported. Collision Reported Edna Nles nnd Frank Richardson both of Blythcvllle, were Involved' in a traffic accident, Tuesday afternoon at Fifth and Park, causing some damage to both cars, according to police reports this morning, EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardwar* Phone 2«15 on went ahead with his broadcast after talking with his father's doc-'who surrounded him and his wife lor by telephone. HP made no rcf-jon their stop at Hong Kong. The 'erenre in his inform?! address lo'Chinese boys' message: jliis father's Illness, but lowered-his j "We are all brothers In our talks have been .suspend"d since (eyes when he said he found in Asia : hearts " his walkout two weeks aco. I "the same love for chilrircn Slapping, by implication, at the (respect for parents that we would j £-,„,„_,, B., vrt (*A rliman and Roosevelt administra-i lind In any American family." If UrlTier DUIIECU r'!ln Kerosene Fire tlons. Nixon added: ! Eisenhower, the vice president "We arc ravins thp nriee !n Asia ;.«p'd. "h."" Inkrn I 1 " 1 offensive U for that kind of diplomacy right ithe drive for peace" and "for the l*ay Accumulates A Pentagon statement aald that after the period of grace the Army has three possible choices — 1. leaving the 22 on open service; 2. giving them undesirable discharges; 3. listing them as deserters. A decision will be made later, the statement said. Pope Asks People Of Europe to Unite VATICAN CITY (AP Pope Pius XII called today for a continental union of the European peoples to eliminate differences in standards of living and production. The pontiff made his appeal in his 15th annual Christmas message to the world. In which he warned that contemporary man is being blinded by the mechanical perfections of his age. Declaring that the time "seems MOTS." A -strong encouragement to such a un ; cn. lie continued, is the "manifest failure of the contrary pol- The Pnpe spoke in reply to Chrl.slmr.s Kreel:r.r:s brought to mature" for the idea of European ! him by the CoIloRo of Cardinals, union to "become a reality," the His words were cnrried around the Pope said: ! globe by tile Vatican radio over nil "Hence we exhort lo action first | intcrnalionnl hookup. During the and foremost Christian statesmen, jne.xt two (lays the radio will brond- Billv Bagwell. 20. who suffered second decree burns nil the face, hands and arms Monday night when kindling a fire with kerosene nt his horn" a mile and a half west of the Sandy Ridge Community, was listed in "satisfactory" condition today by Walls Hospital officials. The Bagwell house, on Tnllie Pc- aftpr a six year illness. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. tcrson's farm, wa.s destroyed in the vv. T. Rhea of Blytheville, she is blaze. Neighbors said the can of ; survived by her husband, Cecil L. Mr. i Ilacl'ey: two brothers, William El j Rhea of Memphis and Wylie Rhea. .'botli of Blvthevillc, and Blbert Crowe of Memphis; a sister, Mrs. Bernice f/>ve!ace of Bells. Term., and two 'brothers. Hunter Crowe of Bells and Horace Crowe of New York. Rites Conducted For Mrs. Hadley Services fir Mrs. C. \. Hadley of M-mphis were conducted yesterday I afternoon at National Funeral Home ' by l»" Rev. R. A. Wood. Burial was in Memorial park with national Fu -e:-al Home in charge. Mrs. Pnrllcy, 40. born in BIythe- ! organs." the announcement said. vil.V and attended high school hire : it added' brlnrc moving to Memphis. She died " ln the f ol ] owin(r vears up to hjs ::.!l le . S ',..'!:: ! l"";,,. n . 0 ! PUal Dec - 22 '|arre S t. L. P. BeriVcontinued and extended his .secret connections with foreign intelligence services." Shot along .with Beria were BERIA (Continued from Page 1) . kerosene exploded, setting Bagwell's clothes afire. Also in the house at the lime were Mr. Bagwell's wife and 11-months- old child. Neither was injured. iHntiored with the Navy of Mem- rhls. Mrs. Thplmn Reilly of Osceola, n."<l Mrs. Herbert McCoy of Kansas City. deeming it sufficient to recall to them that Christianity always considered its task to promote every sort of peaceful union between na- CHRISTMAS (Continued from Page 1) tered planes were arriving In Jerusalem this week in addition to 35 regularly scheduled fliihts Uncounted other pilgrims traveled the land route from Beirut, Lebanon, to Bethlehem. With the foreign visitors to the village on the Jordan s!de of (lie border were 1.455 Christian P.-'e. cast translations of the speech In 24 languages, Including R ussian and Chinese. Referring to mans preodf-upa- ticn tt'ilh tocbnoloKV, Ibe Pope said: "Around the radiant cradle of (he Redeemer there remain zones of darkness." Warning Given The ponlili warned ntnlnst "excessive aivi sometimes exclu^yc 1 esteem for what is called 'progress in technology.' "This dream." he continued. 'w»s fii-st chcri^l'ed as the nmn 1 .- Negro Deaths Jessie Bridgeiorth Service.*! for Jessie Bridgeforth, 2E), who wns killed in an aui.o accident here Sal nrdriy nipht, will be conducted at 2 p. in. Sunday at. G'aston ' ercU'.y. were co-xiuctcd a.1 2 T>. m. to- P'lincral Home chapel by Rev. Henry ' Roy Dies; Rites Today Services for Mrs..Alma Ray, who j died nt her home in Oscrola yest- ! Vsevolod Merkulov. minister of state control; V. G. Dekanazov, secret police chief in Stalin's nnd Berfa's home state of Georgia; internal affairs chief in the Soviet Par East; p. Y. Meshik, Internal affairs minister in the Ukraine, and L. E. Vlodzimirsky, internal affairs investigations chief. potent myth and dispenser of happiness." But the Pope declared: "ft Daniel.' Burial will be In Ml. Zion Ceme- tary. Survivors Include his wife, Prec-- ious Bridgcforth: two sons, Jessie Jr.. and Jackie Bridgeforth; and a daughter. Evelyn. He was a veteran of World War II. Eddie Ford Returns From Annual Fund Work Eddie Ford. Blytheville Insurance mm, r^turnc'.i ye.stcrdry from his j annual trip lo Little Rock where he • s | ro'icits funds each Christmas for _,, finally Imposed itse'f on the minds | the Sa i v! |ti 0il Army. It was his 20th of men as the rml of man ', nnd of life, siibsl'lul.'nt trip. tine Arabs from inside Israel. Fol- l therefore for every kind of rcligi- lowing previous custom, Israel and ous nnd spiritual ideal." Undue exaltation of technical pi-egress, (ho p-iHff tli---i---l. hns blinded m -n's God's wovk. Jordan also opened the direct Jerusalem-Bethlehem rond to foreign diplomatic represent,?UVPS attending the services from Israel and the Jewish-held part of Jerusalem. Fly fo Augusta ' In Washington, the big community Christinas tree on the Wh>'e House grounds was readied for its lighting early fonlght by President, and Mrs. Eisenhower. Just before - (5:09 p.m. J5ST), via television and radio, the chief executive wns to speak to the world of his hopes for peace and good will. The President and his wife planned to unwrap their gifts tonight and fly to their Augusta. On., vacation cottage to eat Christmas dinner with their son, John, nnd his family As other Americans hurried through their last minute shopping and preparations for the holiday jollity, signs indicated children would be especially happy. Toy stores throughout the nation re- Sorted a booming business. Carol singers already were spreading their traditional messages of cheer in cities, towns and villages throughout the land. At the United Nations Headquarters in New York, singers srom several countries serenaded workers and visitors with carols In English. Spanish and French. The unusual note in Pittsburgh symbolized the times. Steel mills will be closed tomorrow for the first time since World War II. Servicemen Help Western Europe readied for its best Christmas since before World War II. More food and consumer goods in most countries promised a happier Yuletide than many J'oungsters could remember. Thousands of American servicemen stationed in Britain, France, Germany and Austria pitched in to help make it even jollier. Soldiers, sailors and Marines collected gifts for orphans, distributed food to the poor and gave parties for children. Pope Pius XII touched off worldwide spiritual observances today with his 15th annual Christmas broadcast to the world <5 a m EST). The Vatican radio set rebroadcasts of the message in 25 languages and beamed them around the world. Britain's festivities will be highlighted by Queen Elizabeth It's annual Yule boradcast on Chrlstm.- Day. The Queen, now on a world commonwealth tour, will speak from Auckland, New Zealand. In Moscow, Western diplomats and their families observed the holiday with receptions, house parties and carol singing. U. S. Ambassador Charles E. Bohlen and his wife arranged n children's party for this afternoon. The Russians themselves must wait a few days for their celebrations. The Orthodox church's Christmas Jails on the West's Jan. 7. In the southern hemisphere, It was summer as usual. Festivities were much like those above the Equator, but the people of South America, South Africa. Australia nnd New Zealand also were enjoying the beaches, picnic grounds and shirt-sleeved outdoor sports, i itse.'fj HO reported that the Salvation """' Army met its poal of 5*1.000, oi which he rp.lsed $1.200. Not everything went smoothly. however. He snlcl his err wps s'.ol- Intelligcnce toward en nnd \vrcckecl. d<'lnying his re turn home by two clays. day at the hrime by the Rev. Mr. Howcll. Burnl WPS in Bnssett Cemetery with Citizens Pun-ral Home of West Memphis in chnrge. Mrs. Ray. who was R5. was born in Pontotoc, Miss., and has resided in Osceola 40 years. A member of the Methodist church, she was the wife of the late Claud Ray. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Charlie Brown of Luxora. Mrs. Vera Seals and Mi-s. .limmy Pnrks. both 'of Osceola, and Mrs. Erwin Long i Memphis. Mrs. !^o Pcrh^m Dies at Cooter Mrs. Ida Boll Parham of near Ccotrr died nt hrr home t.H^ m ifs nt. 2:50 o'clock at the age of 53 Shr had born n resident of the CoDt.pi' area for 25 years and was the Wifp of M. L. Parham. who survives, Olhrr survivors include t\vo son Jimmy Lee, and I,. E. Parham, both of the home at Sleele, Rt. l; a daughter, Pauline Parham of the home; one brother, Alex Reed, Dy- esburg, Tenn.. and three sisters, Mrs. Viola Thorn and Mrs. Gallic King, both of Kennon. Tenn., and Mrs. Ethel Mae Bailey, Dyesburg. . Services are to be conducted at \ Number Eight Baptist Church at, 2 o'clock tomorrow by the Rev. "W. E. Hall, pastor of Cooter Baptist Church, with burial In Number Eight Cemetary. German Funeral Home is in charge. Dreifus Jewelry That JOY be with you this happy season - is the sincere wish we extend to all of our many friends! "Merry Christmas" is still the warmest greeting of the season. Jimmie Edwards Furn. Co.

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