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NMTHWIST AMANSAS TUNIS, taveltevllle, AriMmM. March 5, INI Relief Rushed To Victims Of Quake, Waves 31 Japanese Dead, 170 Injured On Stricken Islands Tokyo - () - American occupation forces and the Japanese government today rushed relief supplies tp victims of an earthquake and tidal waves in snowswept Northern Japan. Plants, trains and bpats carried blankets, medicine and food to itricken areas of sparsely. settled Eastern Hokkaido Island and the more populous sections of Northeastern Honshu Island. Thousands of homeless suffered from bitter cold and driving snowstorms which followed Tuesday's earthquake. The official U. S. Army estimate stood at 31 Japanese dead and 170 injured. Japanese polite ;;i:.i;rj'irprj they have recovered 20 bodies. No Americans were injured. Kyodo News the quake left Agency reported fishing village submerged and pushed up a new 40-foot hill. Both were on Hokkaido, northernmost island of Japan. 'Kyodo reported most of the 1,691 villagers were marooned atop- their submerged, homes. The news agency said the new hill appeared near the village of Niikappu. Japanese government agencies reported incomplete s u rv e y s showed this damage: Traflti Snarled 1. Railway tracks were twisted and snarled in places. One section of 500 yards of, track was swallowed by the earth. 2. · An uncounted number of fishing boats were sunk, 44 damaged and two pier? smashed on Northeastern Honshu, main island of Japan.I 3. Seven coal miners were killed--two in a mine cave-in and five when their homes collapsed. Coal mining operations in New Hampshire Voters Not All Decided On Candidates By Tht AMoclaled Freea What they're doing and saying in the presidential campaign: In general: Democrats and Republicans are stepping up their'etforts to win the first lap in the preferential primary sweepstakes. That's next Tuesday's election in New Hampshire. Jack Bell, Associated Press political writer, reported from Concord he found evidence indicating the voters are undecided on whom to choose, in either the Republican or Democratic column. Democrats: Scott Lucas 'of Illinois, formed Senate majority leader, opened President Truman's New Hampshire campaign, by saying the president is "invaluable to us in this hour of peril" and must be persuaded to run again. ^·Jph'n L. Sullivan, former secretary of Hie .Navy, urged at Durham, N. H., that Truman be given "a vote of confidence" or it "will be the best news the Kremlin has received in a long while." Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee launched his windup campaign in New Hampshire with handshaking visits to Newmarket, Dover and Portsmouth. Oregon Democrats announced that "alter conversations with Washington" they had decided not to file Truman as a candidate in the state's May 16 primary They indicated the name of Gov Adlai Stevenson of Illinois would be filed instead. SUuen Findt Apathy Republicans: Harold E. Stassen, campaigning .n New Hampshire, where he concedes he is third choice, salt he found the voters somewhat apathetic to his. appeals. Sen. Levcrett Saltonstall ol Massachusetts c a r ri e d Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower's New Hampshire campaign to Clarc- mont. He said the general is "the one Republican who appeals particularly to the independent voters of our country, and we have to have their votes to win." Harry Darby, national commit- for Kansas, said in From the People To the Editor: I have been greatly disturbed during the past month by the number of abbreviated reports in your columns relative to the hearings before the Subcommittee on Procurement of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee. Many of these reports have, intentionally or. not, indicated gross waste and inefficiency in the Army Procurement Program. You have reported many examples of different prices paid People Of Indochina Fear Only Intervention By One Of The Great Powers Can Bring To An End The Bloody, Endlessfight There BT JAMES MARLOW Washington - (/P) - Tho struggle against Communism makes strange bedfellows for the United Stales. j Indochina is a good example. \ · Even with American help the j French in Indochina haven't been able to whip the Communist Viet! minh troops. And the Communists in turn haven't been able to win decisively even with help from Red China. | The fact Is the French arc doing badly. After six years of struggle against Ho Chi Minn's Vietmlnh Ihe French arc steadily being for'simil s h o e s , articles; blankets, e.g. boots, carpenter's Hokkaido^ were_ disrupted by|p hoenix that Eisenhower "will be back in this country at the right time" to speak for himself. Paul G. Hoffman, former economic cooperation administrator, said in Philadelphia he is con- floods and broken power lines. 4. Tidal waves washed nwa. 277 houses in Hamanaka village on Hokkaido, leaving 1,600 per sons homeless. Reports from oth er villages placed the total nunv ber of destroyed homes at around 2,500. EVERYTHING M nUMMNO « FAYETTEVILLE IKON ami METAL CO. OOVBtNJMNT AVt OIK to Deficiencies farin and Iron A penon has only himself to blame If he ayes around suffering from nagging aches and pains because of deficiencies of Vitamins B,, B,, Nileta and Iron In his system. And he shouldn't be satisfied to merely relieve hit symptoms for a short time. Because with HADACOL--you can actually relieve a real and underlying cause of such nagging aches and palm that slow you up and make your life mlwrabli. Continued Use Helps Frerent Return Whit's more, continuous use of thl.i wonderful HADACOL medicine not only fives continuous and complete relief, but It helps keep such deficiency-caused aches and pains from comlni back. This tounds almost too good to br true, doesn't It? But it is the AISO- IOTTTIIOTH which no one can deny! Just take a bottle of HADACOL to your doctor. Show him the Ingrtdl- «ntj on the label. See If he doesn't ·free that HADACOL Is nn excellent medldnt for such deficiencies. Your own food tense should tell you HADACOL MUST be good when so many millions of bottles have been said. You limply ' cant beat a medl- clna that's GOOD I Buy a bottle of HADACOL today. Ltt It bring about ·n amailni Improvement In the vinced Eisenhower can the Republican nomination without returning to the V.S. to campaign. No Plann To Return Across the Atlantic, Eisenhower was asked by a Turkish reporter in Ankara: "When are you returning to the United States?" He'replied: "I have no plans to return to the Unite* States." Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, expected to give Eisenhower a nip-and-tuck fight ; in'NewHamp- shire, is due there tomorrow to open his campaign. Gen. Douglas MacArthur said in New York he had asked his Oregon sponsor, Fred .E. Epton, to withdraw his name from that state's primary. Epton said he would consult with other MacArthur sponsors before deciding. ^ Gov. Earl Warren of California said' in Sacramento the "independent oil crowd" is pouring money into his state to oppose his candidacy tion. for the top nomina- Butler Ford Bill Ryan is recovering from a recent illness, and is able to be up and about. Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Kamey and sons of Fort Smith si.ent the past week with Mrs. Ramey'E parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everette Anderson. Mr. Ramey was working at Fayetteville. . Mrs. Ella Anderson, who has been ill, is reported improving slowly at the home of her sister, rs. Elbert Graham of Lowell. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Claude J. Graham home Sunday were Ray Watson and Andrew Ballew and grandsons of Springdale. George Washington and Patrick Henry were among the first owners of land in the Dismal Swamp of North Cerolina and Virginia. squares, etc., but only once have I seen a very brief statement credited to the Army in partial explanation of some of these price differences. In an effort to show that there is much more than meets the eye in your columns behind these, or some price differences, I will deal briefly with one item only. On exhibition at the hearings in Washington were two blankets bought by the Army, tagged with the unit price, as requested by the Subcommittee. One cost $4.65; the 'other cost $21.75. I had to find out for myself the following facts regarding these two blankets. The $4.fi5 item is a brown, standard-sized, cotton-wool mixture, made by the Federal Prison Industry intended for use by the General Services Administration. The $21.75 item is white, all wool, designed to give most warmth per ounce of weight and to withstand sterilization. It is of extra large size, and intended for use by the Medical Services to cover both patient and medical appliances in a hospital bed. Some 8,000 of these white blankets were bought at $21.72 in January, 1951, when the wool market was high; while some 23.000 of the same blankets were bought at an average price of S10.46 in December, 1951, when the wool market was low. One might spare a little energy from worrying about the different prices the Army paid for identical blankets bought in the open market, and devote it to worrying about who or what was responsible for the high wool market of the winter of 1950-51. I am not contending that nil Is well with Army procurement; but 1 am convinced .that the Army is making great strides towards, and getting some positive results in decreasing waste and increasing efficiency ; and I should have liked to have seen a little more fair nlay j in the reporting of this particular-investigation. Jn 1li--r~ .·-.·:. when our hopes for, and faith in our higher officials and irstilu-, tions Ijave been, subjected^to some strain.'it is not too difficult to imagine that "bad press" for the Army during this investigation has i been played up for its sensation j value, and that matters to the Army's credit have been played, down or suppressed. | If that is your case, Sir, I here- [ by register my protest. If that is' not your case, and the good side has not been presented simply because of lack of information. I shall be glad to supply you with · material, w e l l authenticated, : which was made available to the Subcommittee during its enquiry, showing sohie of the positive accomplishments in bettering Army and Combined Armed Services procurement, and some details of the many projects the Army is, and has been pursuing for many, many months towards increasing; efficiency which I feel sure would provide a welcome change of diet for many of your readers. Cecil Diggall, M.D. Prairie Grove. r»nke Of Windsor Return* New York-OT-The duke of Windsor returned early today from Sngland nnd the funeral of his brother, King George VI. His duchess, who had remained in Vew York, greeted him on board Ihe liner Queen Elizabeth when 1 docked. Keei o» with UM Unm--read Hit TIMES ttttr. less Than the Cost of Gas for Driving/ K A N S A S CITY · SHREVEPORT NEW O R L E A N S TtT" Mf '.'"'"· MOWN Lv. Siloam Springt Ar. Kam«i Clry._ foura ' lv. SllMfli Sprluft Ar. Shrtvtport Ar. Niw Orlnin . Ji«2 AM , lOil) AM 1:33 PM S,M AM 10,13 AM 2t33 PM 7,1} PM 3:30 PM I0 ; 43 PM 7,ii AM I,JO AM 7i4J AM 3i33 AM 13: 0 PM to F»r«, loutvi and Pullman R«mrvall»nt Call I. ·. SUM, Afwit, Mtown Sprint* 31* I pushed back. I In the past 21 months the United I States has puniprd more than 500 million dollars In military aid to the French in Indochina. And the 'Chinese Communists have poured vast supplies southward to 'the Vietmlnh. This has been a steady drain on the United States and Chinn,. both of which, could have used their .military supplies elsewhere. It's bcrn a steady drain on the French, loo.. It's kept 170,1100 troops pinned down there who could otherwise be used In the defenses of Western Europe. And the Fr*nch lenses in Indochina have ipread discontent In France. What the French want In Indochina I* whal they've always wanted: Undisturbed' possession. It's been tholr colony a long time, and they want to keep It that. Tho Ricotd If Shabby Their record In Indochina'has been shabby. They've? treated it as a colony, exploiting It nnd its people. The democracy they practiced at home wns something they didn't export to Indochina. They seemed, and still seem, un- nblc to get it thruUBh their heads, that life n,ie of western colonialism In Asin is finished. At the wl o( World War II they were washed up and done In Indochina and would have remained .done it the British hadn't bailed i them out by holding the line for them until France could get troopi back in. The French today have about as much right Jn Indochina »i we'd have trying to move In nnd take over Mexico, Still, if they withdrew or collapsed, all Southeast Asia would be open to. Communism. That's why the Chinese Communists arc giving the Vlctmlrih what help they can. Ami. for Ihe opposite reason -- to keep Communism (rom taking over all Eastern Asia -- the United Slatcj It helping the French. Poopl« Art Caujht As n result, the people of Indo- I'hlna are cauffht between the two lorccs which huve marlf their country a slx-yc.ii battlefield: The struggle between the West and Communism. It's n power .·.Iruucle In a small land. This Ij Ihe coldblooded view of whal's happening in. Inrlnchina, stripped of any f»ney talk. It's wnrtb remembering in cat* w» ftt more, drtply .involved. 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