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May 20, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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Vielminh Losses Are Heavy In Battles With French Army NOWWIST ARKANSAS TIMIS, Foy«Wtvllt«, Arkcnm. Tunday, May 20, 1951 By LARRY AI.LKN Hanoi, Indochina-f/Pj-The Curn- muniit-led V i e l m i n h seems m have an i n e x h a u s t i b l e suppl- manpower b u t has been badly hurt in the war against French Union forces. The Vietminh is losing heavily. Their casualties are r u n n i n g so high that piTibahly K.noo to 3.000 wounded. I he V i r t r n i n h s u f f e r e d more t h a n h a l f of Ihese casualties in h e i r s l t a i - k s a g a i n s t the French -- --··*·*....,u, v ,-,u|.,^i_i ia . . . . . i f u L r t i n b d£tini:i me r rpnrn manpower but there's no douht ii i. ; nmn troops in the Una Binh sec- i u _ j , . . , .. , ( j r J0 m j| cs s o u ,h w f s t 0( Hanoi.: B i n h is a war-ruineci t o w n ! ") the Black R i v e r anrl once a ' , - ----= -- -..,·· "·"·. .-trate^i'j h i g h w a y point for t h e ' they have resorted to raiding vil-. V i e t m i n h . The French captured lages and impressing young Viet- Una Binh last November and namese into their army. i abandoned it on February 24, es- A compilation nf French A r m y · l i m a i i n c enemy casualties d u r i n g reports since last Decrmlior 1 up t h a t period at nrciund 211,1)00 kill- to the end of April show the Viet- «i and captured, minh lost approximately 24,0fifl The rest of the o x o r a l l e n e m y 1 killed. 11.000 taken prisoner!., a n d . losses are the result of the b i u : ^^^^^^^;~ ·--~" --! cleanup drives the Frence h a v e 1 heen putting on i n ' t h e Red R i v e r , delta extending from northwest! of Hanoi east and southeastward to the G u l f of Tonkin. French Losses Light · French Union casualties in t h e 1 same period have been r e m a r k a b l y · licht. Reports shmv n h n u t 1,001) . killed, 1,900 wounded and 1,000 1 missing. One reason for the extremely i hchvy enemy casualties is that t h e i V i e t m i n h o f t e n f a n a t i c a l l y attack % GALLON Vanilla Ice Cream Plant Residents Of Tomato, Ark., Give Ground Slowly As Mississippi River Claims Land Tomato. Ark.-i/Pi-The .100 souls.* two churches, thro, store* a n d . h ( l v f ,,,,,,.,,,,, , h K r a m m a r schoo t h a t m a k e up t h i s |ri ,,, ,,,,,,,, N v a n d R ,, l i t t l e Northeast Arkansas h a m l e t | S | nnr | are slowly retreating ?outh. About 30 houses and the school had tn he hitched to tractors and hauled to the oth*r side of ton-n over the past year. The gravel road t h a t was the shortest route to n e a r h v Mist Betly ('am)iliell anri Mrs. J. P. Harris e n t e r t a i n e d at d i n n e r S a t u r d a y n i g h t m honor of Mrs. Robert Earl C u n n i n g h a m of F u l - lerton, C a l i f . Guest! beside the homiree were Mrs. .1. Frank B l v t h e v i l l e three weeks ago isn't there inv more. Houses t h a t u«ed j Hfll "ies and ,MI« Phoebe H a r r i s ._ \ a n d W a. M r C o r m i c k , both of L i t t l e Rock. Denton Jones, w h o attended school in P r a i r i e ("trove thi.s y e a r , h n i none to D e n v e r , Colo., where he will m a k e his home w i t h his sister. "That's a beaut! What diil you use, a baseball bat?" to be on the south side of town now stand at the n n r t h f r n o u t skirts, on uneasy l a n d . All this becaure the Mississippi R i v e r w a n t s to en s t r a i c h t . The loose cluster nf housrs t h a t is T n m a t n has stood on t h e outsirie h a n k of the river, n l t h e b o t t o m ! Cap!. M m ' a i d lie'.m and his nf a U-Bhaped hpnrl. for 10(1 years, ' t h e r . Mr Now the l a n d is w e a r i n g away. The muddy water undermines the h a n k , tears nff the t n w n s i t e in nibbles and gulps. A lot of Tnma- to has gone d o w n s t r e a m in the past few years. Residents say the h»r». Mi's Phoebe H a r r i s of L i t t l e Rock spent the weekend w i t h her mother. Mrs. J. I". H a r r i s and her a u n t . Miss Metiy Campbell. Mrs. Oiiy Skelton. Miss M a r - jnrle. Jone-; and Miss Lucille .lone* w i l l be hostess to the Federated C l u b \Vednerdar at 2:30 o'clock a! the home r,f Mrs. Skelton. H u r l Orr, who g r a d u a t e d F r i d a y n i g h t , l e f t Monday t o j o i n t h e A r m v . A f t e r r e p o r t i n g t o Camp C'haffe,- he w i l l be tssignrd to h i t t r a i n i n g u n i t . Mr. and Mrs Rii-hnrri Kokt l e f t : S a t u r l d a y for Alamognrdo, N'. M.,! where Kost v i l l be employed by the g o v e r n m e n t . ; Mr. and M r s . ,s am H a n n n n a n d ! sons of Sprln*dale were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cliudt Smith. An outitandmc n»vof--Junjtl R o m a n Meal Breid. 11-II-tt Record Rditf for SOUR STOMACH I I f^jjMnboi Siillonlir inc. TUNS rot THE TUMMY losses among Vietminh troops. ! Many Thus, slowly but surely, t h e ; l j c c n .y of Ihese a p p a r e n t l y h a s e '" be move f ,' 5 l h e ''"'f ."'"eery . Dr V i e t m i n h o f t e n f a n a t i c a l l y a t t a c k ' Thus, slowly but surely, t h e . J eTM recruited in villages occupied I * , TM nf £ y , ' J ' M l U ' h u s u "- "mm stroi! S !y fortified French positions ; French Union forces are h a c k i n g ' a n d f o r t i f i e d by the V i e t m i n h . al- " usen .'° De °" l " p " l " CI sltle "' r ' rfr w i t h rifles and grenades and a r e , away at the cream of Vietminh though "impressed" Is 8 better mov.-ed down by machine Kun fire. ! soldiery. Heavy n a p l a m bombing by French w h a t the French arc f i n r i i n ? p i l n l s f l y i n s A m e r i c a n - s u p p l i e d 1 now is more and more so-called B-26 bombers also has caused big -regional b a t t a l i o n s " of V i e t m i n h ' word. Th v i c l m i r l h . hilrri hit b Dolph H e l m , l e f t Saturday for Goroc. Texas, to visit the B m t o n Car! f a m i l y . From Goree they expect to go lo O k l a h o m a where they w i l l visit r e l a t i v e s in l . a w t t j n , O k m u i g e e , and Aria, re. l u r n i n c home t h e end nf i h e week. river has moved 3(10 yards closer ·· C a p t a i n H e l m is back f r o m 18 to town sincr lasl New Year's Day. I m o n t h s service In Korea and a on The n e x t b u i l d i n g t h a t will h a v e leave from T a m p Chaffee. \ to be moved is the l i t t l e ciocery , Dr. and Mrs. Pete Roherts w e r e . icr cuesls of Ur. and Mrs.. -. -ne nf S t i l l w e l l , Okla., Satur- town. Now it perches near the day night. I rivr - i M and Mrs. lioli B l a k e m n r e and ! Despite t h e a g g r a v a t i o n of slow , son spent the week end in P r a i r i e Your Travel Bargain! move a w a y from t h e l i t t l e f a r m exercises of L i e u t e n a n t B l a k e - i nt v j f i i i i i i i i i , i i ( i i ( i n i l ny m e -- t' % * · · » * · " ^ " u i n a i n u i v : French, seem determined to use] !^.!f *:..!!!^V-TM'^^..,! 3 ?:!!!^ r ' rnvp a l t c n f l i n *. t h c K r a r t u a t m c ! regional forces as much as possi- j blc and conserve t h e i r so-called "elite, regular troops" (or bi| operations. For business or pleasure, for short trips long trips . . . Crown Coach is today's travel bargain. Frequent schedules and heart of city depots make it extra convenient, too. Ask for schedules and fares . . . anywhere! UNION BUS DEPOT 103 N. College Phone 65 on ir lull Prairie Grove class, Frank eavpi the Hindsville high and dry which used to be I Mrs. W i l l Holland has returner!)] u n d e r h 'g h w "" !r : home a f t e r v i s i t i n g with her sister, Mrs. Sis Knoles. while she was a palient in the Prairie Grove . Hospital following an operation. i Mr. and Mrs. Forest Clark and ; daughter. Judy, visited Mrs. | Clark's brother at Best, t h i s week. 1 Mrs. Ethel Starnes is reported i to be improving slowly from a ': heart a t t a c k . j Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Chappell of I Fayetteville visited in the hpme nf Mr. and Mrs. Nolen Chappell I Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. W i l l i a m A. Fahrenwald went to Texarkana Sunday 1o join Mrs. Fahrenwald's sis- Ir-r and brother. Miss Lynn Austin of Oklahoma C i t y , and Wallace H. Austin of Jacksonville. Florida. They will visit in the Wallace a - ing c o m m u n i t y . T h e land a r o u n d more's s i s t e r , Jane Rlake- here is too rich to leave. W i t h nv- more. They r e t u r n e d to T i n k e r erage care, a man can make more Field, O k l a h o m a C i t y , Sunday. than a bale of cotton to the acre. I Mr. and Mrs. Hnrvev Patterson heen : and M i l l a r r i O i l l i s of F.ieclra, T e x - : ' . a n a a e o c o o n t o e So far. Tomato's loss has Tennessee's g a i n . I . a u d e r d a l e ' as were guests of Mr. and Mr*. County, across Ihe river, has areas Sam Brewer last week. high and dry which used to be i Mr. and Mrs. D a r w i n Delap of Kansas City. Mo., spent the w e e k end w i t h his f u t h e r . Joe Del»p. · and attended the a m d u a t i n g exercises of his niece. Mary B c l l r : Thornton. They returned to their home M o n d a y morning. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Delap and children of Dewey, Okla., a r r i v e d Saturday. Mr. Delap returned Members of Ihe senior chaperoned by Mrs. .1. Holmes and Mrs. M a r t h a left Monday morning o senior trip. They p l a n to spend severs! davs at Shadow I^ske. Noel, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. K e n n e l h Cnrnr? and Mr. and Mr. 1 -. D a \ i d Henson remain lor several weeks w i t h her mother, Mrs. A. T. Spcedlln. who is suffering w i t h broken hip and arm. ] Doyle Tat? of Mtljkogee. Okla., H. A u s t i n home in J a c k s o n v i l l e . spent Monday w i t h his parents, t w o weeks before r e t u r n i n g home. Mr. and Mrs. I v v T»te Conner Mnyrislrt, local post- . W. G. MrCormick of L i t t l e Rock master, is ill at his home. j n r n i l h e weekend at his home cure for worries jhom the f u t u r e is h.vina money m reserve So, w h y not let ; n u r "ounce of prevention he i regular swings program in in insured j a M n j j j accrium here Your monev is injured to 510,000 by Federal S.,ing, and Loan imurince (.orpnration, and you get a » o r t h » h i l t r e t u r n on s a v i n g j . Ntxt Dividtnd Juni 30th. Will You Short In rtT J FAYETTEVIUE BUILDING LOAN ASSOCIATION MATCH U IF YOU CM DOOM Ov«r Thirly Y.an of S«Y!CI lo Thil Community. 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