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IMC PUMK IN11RKT M TM FIRST CONCMN or mis NIWSPAPW V01UMI *0, NUMMR ISO AP, Kinf and NEA Ftalurti ARKANSAS, FRIDAY EVENING, FEIRUARY 22, 19S2 Amphibious Invasion By Communists Beaten Off By Korean Marines Allies Hold Oil To Island Off Coast 13'Invasion Boats Are Sunk;.Invaders Lose 70 Soldiers Seoul, Korea-m-South Korean Marines .beat off a Communis amphibious invasion of an Allied, held island off the northeast coas of Korea in a 33-hour battle, thi Allies, announced today. The Korean Army said Marines sank 13 of the '20 vasion boats. in- Seventy invaders were reported killed and six captured. Prisoners included the commander of the amphibious ^attack. Nine South Korean Marines were killed and six wounded, the Navy said. The assault was made by a Red battalion--about 800 or 1,000 men. It was not indicated whether they were Chinese or North Koreans. The battle began about 1 a. m., Monday and lasted until 10 a. m., Thursday when the last of the attackers fled back to the Red mainland in their remaining boats. The assault was directed against Yang Island, about 16 air miles from the Communist east coast port of Songjin. Yang' is believed to be the northernmost island held by the Allies. Capt. Choi Chung Song, com. mander of the ROK garrison on Yang, said captured equipment included three rocket guns, a wireless set, 75 Russian-made submachine guns, light machine guns and rifles. Planes from the U. S. carrier Essex swept into the Sonjrjin area .. Thursday, smashing every Red boat in sight. The Navy said American airmen sank one Red supply boat and 25 sampans. Another 25 sampans · were damaged. Center Bombirded On the opposite coast the heav, cruiser Rochester plowed througi ice strewn waters of the Yellov Sea and bombarded a communi cations center between Fyong yang, the Red Korean capital, and its port cltj, Chinnampo. He eight-inch guns blew up 12 build ings and set off two explosions in Red Supply dumps. The battleship Wisconsin turned her 16-inch guns on the eastern *nd of the 155 mile battleline. Heaviest fighting 'in recent days has been in the valleys between eastern mountains. Thursday Allied troops called on helicopters to pull them out_of the Red trap in. the east. North Koreans who had pinned down the Allies, with drew under the hammering of Allied artillery and reinforcements. Royally Elected For U.A. Engineers'Day St. Pat and Ste. Patricia were elected by students in the University College c-" Engineering today to reign over the annual Engineers' Day banquet. The canidates. for Ste. Patricia are Ursula Stephens, Gurdon; Roberta Massey, Tulia, Texas; Ster- !tng Cooley, Tulsa, Okla., and Anne Deckelman, puma*. St. Pat candidates are Bennie McCoy, Dermott; Jim Bowen., Perryville; Frank Carl,' Fort Smith; Tom Beaslcy, Augusta; Don Overton Pine Bluff, and David Fitzgibbon' Little Rock. The new chemical engineering wing of Engineering Hall will be dedicated at a convocation the morning of March 15. That afternoon open house will be held, with ' engineering students exhibiting various phases of their studies. The traditional St. Pat ball that night in the Student Union ballroom will close the celebration. MacArthur Says He Does Not Support General Eisenhower For PoliticaLOffice" Leap Year Day Can Be Costly To Mere Males Ottawa, Ill.-OP)-OHawa' men, married or single, will get fined in a powder p u f f justice court February 29--Leap Year Day--if .hey are found guilty of any of .hese offenses: 1. Failing to agree with the judgment of a woman. 2. Arguing with a woman. 3. Planning' to leave town February 29 and getting caught in advance. . ' ' 4. Making unkind remarks about voman drivers. 5. Complaining- about getting a to ^the pjwder puff 6. Allowing their sons to remain ingle. ' Members of the Ottawa Junior Voman's Club are mailing summonses to Ottawa's males. The ummonses are lively looking with ed hearts and flowery sentiments --but they are stern. The only way he males can avoid their court ppeara'nce.is to mail in a fine in dvancc. The Leap Year Day was planed to raise funds for a new first id truck for the .city Fire De- artment. '. ummons- ourt. ^Japanese Wee Force To Suppress Riots Anti-U; S. Feeling Brings Uprisings; Arrests Are Mode Tokyo-(/P)-The Japanese government today planned a special police force to prevent uprisings such as yesterday's Communist- led anti-American riots, in which scores of police were stoned. "Such riots cannot be tolerated," said Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida, "especially in view of the fact that t h : peace treaty is to go s ( B y The Associated Press) Gen. Douglas MacArthur is on record today that he does not support Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower "for.political office." And, ho said in a statement issued in New York last night, he has no "personal hatred of President Truman." "I have no personal feelings whatsoever with reference to Urn," he said. The statement followed publication by Newsweek magazine of an article that said MacArthur favored Ohio Sen. Robert A. Taft for'the GOP-presidential nomination, but would support Harold E. Stasscn or Eisenhower if either beats Taft. Mac.irthur said "headlines, captions and advertisements which can hardly h? regarded as supported by the body of the article itself, tend to create the impression that I favor Eisenhower. He said he has a warm personal feeling for Eisenhower, but: "I do not support his candidacy for political office as I have ' no slightest knowledge of his political beliefs or his vhws on many grave issues which how confront our nation." General May Testify The New York Daily News said it learned on "unimpeachable authority" t h n Eisenhower backers had mapped out a new strategy to get their man home from Europe well before the July GOP convention: Get the Senate Foreign Relations Committee "to invite him to. Washington next month to tes-, Fayettevllle.and vicinity mostly cloudy with occasional thunder- ahower* tonight. Cooler wi.th tem- (.-eralurea from 23 lo .12 degtee]. Tomorrow partly 'cloifdy-.'-vvith' fnow flurries probable/'-KainfaH .11. High temperature yesterday S3: low 40: noon today 43. Sunrtta 0:37' sunset 6:07. . · · PKICE NVf CINTI Snowfall Of 20 Inches Residents of Portland, Maine, walk along Congress Street after a blizz.-rri had deposited 20 inches of snow. And the U. S. weather bureau promised more snow. tTfy before Congress. The .aper said its information was that Senator Lodge (It-Mass), t.he general's campaign -manager, would seek the invitation and predicted, ','Democrats pose it.'.' not op- Veterans Back From Korea Heard By Reserve Officers Universal military t r a i n i n g , was* the topic of discussion of a gr«ip of reserve officers who met at the National Guard Armory last night. Lt. Col. Harrell Hull, president of the local ROA chapter, led the discussion. Maj. Clinton Meadows and Lt. Col. Bush spoke on their the nation does' definite mission; into effect soon." Troops o: the U. S. 27th Wolfhound Regiment smashed a Communist-led riot in a Korean civilian prison compound Monday. The fight left 70 dead and 165 in- iured. American" authorities said .oday 750 U. S. troops and 1,500 nterned K-jreans were involved. The fight lasted three hours. Announced American casualties were one killed, one wounded and 22 injured slightly. The other 69 dead and 142 injured were interned Korean civilians. (News of .the riot in the Koje sland stockade off South Korea vas withheld four days.) Japanese police today raidsd our factories in the Kamata and Omori districts of Tokyo, arrested eight men and seized stacks of Communist leaflets. Demonstrations by thousands 61 Communists ?nd Red sympathizers against i-sserted "colonization" f Japan by the United States rupteri into violence last night, n the Tokyo area scores of police vere injured in clashes with mobs rmcd with tear gas. rocks' and ticks. This touched off another denial. experiences in Korea. They pointed out that the average soldier thinks, only of -when he. can return home. He lacks the 'incentive to do his best fighting when he feels that not have a neithcr.xan ,hc. s.cc,ariy, chance of Winning the :kind of. war we arc fighting. These two officers expressed the sentiment the reserves and the National Guard do not receive the recognition due them. The regulars admit t h a t the civilian components arc the backbone of our f i g h t i n g forces, but Lodge said in Beverly, Mass., that s f'" t n e reserves and Guard have he planned- to make no such mo- I '' tl ' c chance, of participating lion, a-nd "any report to the con- I h ' 8h lcvcl Planning, and pro- Jim Lee Howell's Name In Coach Hunt Heard" The name of Jim I-ee Howell, former athlete of note at the Unl- ' malty, has been mentioned as * possible candidate for basketball coach of the Razorbacks. Coach 'Presley Askew has submitted his rcilgnation at the 'end of the present season, his third at Arkansas. Howell, now end coach for the "·ofesslonal New York Giants 'ootball team, was All-Southwest age player In the lO.IS-lMfl »·«- ·on lit Arkansas, and alto lettered \ footb»ll three yean. Rural police headquarters said omc 3,000 persons were invglved in 21 major demonstrations outside the Tokyo area, and 38 were, arrested. Extra Performance Of U. A. Ploy Is Arranged The play, "Dark of the Moon," now running at the Fine Arts Center of the University, will be trary is complete fabrication." Lodge-sail that the Eisenhower- for-president forces "are doing very well as we are, with our man 3,000 miles away." Taft Vociferous Taft himself was far from silent last night. Appearing on a New York television program with Tex McCrary, an Eisenhower backer, the Ohio senator engaget" in a heated; arm-waving dispute that toucl ed off an audience reaction which almost stopped the show. McCrary, columnist and radio- TV- commentator, said Taft hadn't told the truth when he said in his book, "A Foreign Policy for Americans," that President Truman did not confer with Congress on the Korean War until weeks after it started. McCrary said Truman talked with nine Democratic and five Republican congressmen 61 hours after the outbreak of hostilities. . Taft snapped that his own statement was right because "14 senators are not the Senate of the United States." The audience broke into boos and cheers. Taft added that McCrary had called him ·, liar, and demanded that he withdraw the statement. The audience became so noisy at this point a request had to be made for quiet. Stamen Hits Corruption Stasscn, addressing the New York Republican Club in New York City, ripped into government corruption, asked Congress to look into the source of Attorney General McGrath's "accumulated wealth," and said he felt Taft had CONTINUED ON PACE TWO motions above the rank of captain arc difficult lo get, the speakers naid. Most of the officers at the.mcct- ing took part in Ihc discussion on U.M.T., ( and thc general opinion was that a properly administered U.M.T. program would givt every able-bodied man an equal opportunity for . training and service, would supply for an adequate reserve program, and would avoid the excessive expense of maintaining a large standing army. Colonel Hall appointed the following committee to arrange the lime and place for the annual banquet to be held next m o n t h : Col. James Phillips, Capt. Orrin Henbcsl, and Colonel Hall. Thc following committee was appointed to nominate officers which will be elected and installed at the banquet: Lt. Col. Davis R i c h a r d - , · son, Captain Orrin Henbest, and i annou nced this morning. Lt. Col H. E. llcnson. ' "Currently, the committee is listing a number of projects which committee members believe arc Important In the over-all development of Fayetteville." McGoodwin said. Thc following committee for the Paris-M'j-Krance, which is short i SCTCCnin B of t h p Projects sugj-cst- of trained officers for her growing ! cri hy thc committee has been army, may now rail on lieutenants nam etl: Forrest Palmer, chairman! lo serve up lo the age of 52. The ! Fatllcr Edward Maloy and Joe long drawn out w a r - i n Indochina ! C r u m p l e r ' These Packages Rightly Labeled Washington-(/P)-Breath" the label on. packages received here from Seattle by United Air Lines. Uniteri's cargo agents became curious and investigated. Sure enough,' the packages contained just that--"real -human exhalations." ' · · : '' : . · : . . Each metal container! hold samples of the breath o f f n a v a l work'- 1 ers who had bcon subjected to radio-active material. The airline said it found the government makes routine checks of the breath of such personnel. Planting Plan Is Outlined DogWood, Redbud ·Project Proposed The' Community . Development Committee of the Chamber of Commerce has adopted a two-fold program, which will include a town-hall,meeting to receive suggestions of oroiects that might be undertaken by the Chamber of Commerce, and the promotion of the planting of dogwood and redbud in Faycttcville, 1.. M. Mc- GoDdwi;i, c h a i r m a n . o f the Comm u n i t y Development Committee U. S. Agreement; To Aid France In Financing Arms Plan Reported Atomic Energy Development For Public Welfare Seen The United States is losing no» opportunity to keep aheml of "our potential enemy, Russia," in developing atomic weapons, a member of the Atomic Energy Commission declared here last n i g h t . But T. Keith G l c n n a n . AEC commissioner on leave as president of Case I n s t i t u t e of Tech- Tennessee Bank P r o f i t s From Holdup Attempt | nology in Cleveland, also forecast an era of great development of atomic energy for peacetime b- !ic welfare. Speaking in the Student Union oallroom under the auspicct of .he U.A. Distinguished Lectures Committee, Dr. Glcnnan comm e n t e d - o n t h e " nuclear research work being done 1 at the University for the AEC. H- praised the vork of several staff members 'aycltevllle , and LI -- , I'tlc Mock. especially for their work Tm cobal 10, which is rc.-clving wldcsprea use In medicine. Since thc development of chain eactlon, G l c n n a n reported, thc J.S. has exploded a tolal of 25 rambs of various kinds. As a rc- ult the nation Is Raining much cnowledgo, and new types of tomic weapons are s enlerlng the torkpll*. .He cited the develnpnient of tomic power plants for iubbia- Ines and other uses and said he xpects It to be possible lo gcn- sa I d c ,.a| c · (he | 1( , B t necessary for 15,000 .horsepower from a.-porlablc reactor no larger thai the sland M i d d l e l n n . Tcnr,.-(/l'|-The iBank of Mlddlctiin came out of its | Decision Made At Discussions In Portugal Most Of Assistance To Be In Form Of Procurement Contract! France May Call Up 52-Year-Old Officers i s ' t h e main cause of Ihc shortage of French officers. It is estimated that 5,60i out of the 28,000 now serving are in the Far East. The Weather- Arkansas--Occasional rain this afternoon and tonight; Saturday partly- cloudy; cooler north and west portions. A f t e r the Community Development Committee has tabulated thc various projects that it believes thc Chamber of Commerce should undertake, a town-hall meeting will be called to go over these suggestions. Plans for thc promotion of planting thc dogwood and redbud will he discussed February 29, o n ' w h i c h his notes'rested as he tallied. He also pointed out.some peacetime uses of atomic energy--citing radio Isotopes, uses In agriculture and medicine In research on hormones find other substances) "fertilizers, studying the / r I c 11 o n process in machln6ry, and methods of direct, treatment of certain types of disease such as cancer. While at present it Is necessary to place emphasis on atomic weapons, Glennan said tftc com mission is not forgetting its responsibility for developing other forms. He said 1 atomic power foi widespread economic, usu Is no "just nro'uhd the corner." but i may be closer than most people think. Expansion Planned ' The scientist revealed lhat the present atomic program Is costing In the neighborhood of $5.000,000,000, and consideration Cs being given to expansion which woulc double the cost. . Noting the unusual circum stance's u n d e r . w h i c h atomic dc vclopmenl is taking place--a legal monopoly of government ownership with development under lease to privale industry--Glcn- nan said there is cause for concern over whether thc work should be continued indefinitely as a government monopoly or bo thrown open to development by private competition, But he commented thai at present the program is too costly for private enterprise to car^y on. "Only the combined resources of thc nation." he said, "arc s u f f i - cient to carry out thc development as it has to be done." Thc d i f f i c u l t world situation requires government ownership and supervision now for defense, he continued, because of the importance of Momlc energy In warfare. The need for secrecy is a drawback. Glennan said, warning that scientists will not continue indefinitely their wllingncss lo work in atomic development in secrecy. He hoped that thc condition of .world affairs will make continued secrecy unnecessary. Meanwhile, he said, thc A R C , will lell the people all they can under the law coivcrning thc men! of holdup yesterday wilh 51.80 profit. Money was tossed about freely as irate citizens wounded ant captured Ihc gunman. Robert H Bondurant. Citizens, bystiimlors, hostages officers and bank employes gathered It all up and turned it over lo bank President, H . - G . Simpson who wouldn't say how much wa, stolen. Uui he said he got It all back plus $1,80. Nobody knows where the extra money came from. Union Vote At Auto Firms Is Scheduled Service Department Employes To Cast Ballots Next Month Service department employes of seven Faycttcville automobile agencies will vote March 3 and 6 in a National Labor Relations Board election to 'determine whether or not they want lo be represented by the I n t e r n a t i o n a l Association of t Mac.hlnlsti, American Federation,of Labor. The seven companies Involved in he election, all of whom have agreed lo the balloting, are Whlt- flcld Motor Company/Green Chevrolet Company, Houston-Taylor Motor Company, Halficld 'Ponllac Company, Goff-McNalr M o t o r Company, Phillips Motor Company, and Modern Motors. The International Association of Machinists, .'represented here by C. A. Buskcl, grand lodge representative, petitioned thc NLRB for the election. Details wore worked out Tuesday during a visit to Fay- ettcville of Myron K. Scott, field examiner for the Memphis office of NLRB. . · Employes of each company will make their own decision.as to affiliation w i t h the union. That is, the service department workers of each company vote Independently o' the others. Employes eligible to vole in the elccllon will be mechanics, body men, painters, radiator men and washers and greasers. Salesmen, parts men and other employes are not eligible. ' n - p r o c r o s s a n d .... atomic energy work. fwo Autos Collide, Four Persons Injured The hcdd-on collision of Iwo passenger cars on Highway 62 west of Prairie Grove laic yesterday icnt four persons to a Prairie IJrove hospital. Apparently none were .si'l Imisly injured. Injured wore Mrs. Uornicc Fcr- hcr, 30, Cane H i l l ; .James Fl, Cunningham, Prairie Grove, and Ihc lw.) Ferber children. Janet, seven, artel Jarold, eight. All -.vere treated il Ihc Elizabeth Hospital for cuts ind bruises. Deputy Sheriff Adrian Cooper said the cars, driven by Mrs. Fcr- bcr and Cunningham, met head- on. No charges v.-cre filed. Lisbon, Po-tugal-l/Pl-The uhitct States agreed in principle today.tp give France an adidtioria! S570,- 000,000 In aid to help fulfill her rr-armament program. In French money this Is 200 billion francs.-. Thc figure Is not final, hut Is one tentatively ..Breed upon, said riri American source who disclosed the decision just before the full North Atlantic Treaty Organization council met to give its blcjj- ' Inc to the European army plan to bring 12 German divisions into a u n i f i e d force. France, In turn, will raise an additional sum estimated at 100 billion francs to close the gap between what her re-armament plans will cost and what her-Irt- flatlnn-strlcken economy said most of the new U. S. assistance will he In the form of procurement contract! nutslde the United Slates, arms, contributions to .the infrastructure supporting network of air bases' and communlcatlb'tii and similar measures. II will not ic In thc form of direct dollar aid because (hat would require spfc- clal congressional authorization! Premier Makes Requnt ;'. French Premier Edgar Faure put in the request for additional lid In a conference with U. S. Secretary of thc Treasury John W. Sny.Jcr yentfrdjy. U. S. Secretary of State Dean Achcson called-In his. senior .advJ?ors,.thl»j.mqrniiM to discuss the French request. ; Faure told Snydcr that If France hict the arms larjrefs «t for her by W. Avcrcll Harrlman's economic committee, she must snenri $4,100.000,000. He fell the French could raise only 1 .53,400 - : 000,000. -. : Informed sources said France must dig in and find another 200 billion francs to close'the gaps i caused by tha rising prices in her ; economy. . Inflation Coitlj- French sources said 'Inflation has cost thc proposed European army the equivalent of four divisions. Originally the French pledged 14 divisions to the one- uniform six-.nation force. At present French prices which would have paid for 14 divisions last year will pay for only 10.to- day. But the French said they would undertake to contribute 12 divisions anyway to make up half thc divisional loss caused by inflation. T'ie divisional loss may not be reflected In actual manpower loss, the i'rcnch said. .;;. Proms* Reported * Meanwhile, finance and defense ministers made "substantial progress" In splitting up among the Allies the estimated 450 million dollars cost of building infrastructure-- jlr bases, communication lines, depots and headquarters--across-Western Europe. In announcing tha' progress, a NATO spokesman said one representative fr.im each of the 10 countries involved will meet later today to sort out the difficult problem. The United Slates is expected to end up with between 30 and 40 per cent of the check. Bank Bandit In Tennessee Town Learns What Minutemen Can Do When Aroused Mlddlcton^Tcnn. - Mv A n g r y . ing two reluctant hostages In front by shotgun pellets. l a n d another b a n k employe Inside I at him. Others opened fire. Then I I M O M U V a i t l t I I A . . . n r . . U _ l J _ 1 L » . . ! , . . . ' * " _ ' ''"-" ope hit day. Money that went out of the presented Monday night starling ,, y '. , "t 8 o'clock, Norman DcMarco, j B " nl! of --- ,,···· theater manager, announced today, man's pockets was back In the He said that the prcscntdtlon is so j v«ult, or In police hands, popular that the performances this | Thc gunman, Robert H. Bon- In a Memphis hospital bed with o In the S un- H'^ robbery was In prog Ihc bank while Bnnduranl, n · « convict r h. d i uii . V c ""." lo open up week are sellouts, and that the extra performance will be given I" permit others to see the play. Tickets may be obtained at the office In the Fine Arts Center, telephone 2020. holdup fourth readily he glnr spread I second a ;, , · " i *-^''""i'.i IIUIM | OIIIIIJMWII win nc naa to open Memphis, was charged w i t h bank and throw out bundles of rrTonuj i . . robbery, a federal offense. Officers Ills overcoat pockets stuffed I ~,,;^,': "I"L h . e .! '°T1* !51 '·? l h "!":: w ". h b '!"'. PondurAt forced Sns'scr . . . nu TM' 1 « 1 Madden Maddcn's car. -- and Into Bullets w e r e nearby. He fir en crouch . n crouc Ing behind barricades and road- hlocks while their bullets chipped the cement around htm. He was taplured when he tried to commandeer a pickup truck driven by Clyde llcnson, 50, an Alcorn '%tt3Sis;s s ;|SWEBS^:- SEsasS J youn Th**h in rfii'"i r « C l nd l lln ?.- · : "' "^ """"R". ' r - 1- Madd'r-n nf'i The bandit left the bank push-1 Memphis, was slightly wounded '· i money out of Slm'S M hlm.elf i Soldiers In Korea Aid Wilh March Of Dimes Seoul, Korea -OP)- American soldiers In Korea have contributed $227.98,1 to-'the 1952 March of Dimes to combat infantile paraly* sis, thc U. S. Eighth Army^an- nounccd today. Poultry Market ~ .. The poultry market today as rt- portcd by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy arid Poultry Market News Service of the U, S. Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas: Markit steady; demand fair; volume of trading slightly Wow normal; offerings adequate" at all point! wlfh" some buyers reportli$r,tXc«Miv« offerings; prices f.6.%.' farm · reported to 2 p. m.-brolltri anil fryers, all weight., 27-JI, mottr/

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