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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - September 7, 1953, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. A Lix no. 142 Blytheville courier Blytheville daily new a a a a a my in i 11 a Mississippi Valley Leader Blythe Ville Herald Blytheville Arkansas monday september 7, 1953 ten pages single copies five cents Dulles talks to Ike today Secretary denies knowing of rift with president by Marvin l. Arrowsmith Denver apr Secretary of state Dulles declaring he knows of no rift Between himself and president Eisenhower confers with the chief executive today regarding a variety of foreign policy problems. Dulles arrived at the presidents vacation Headquarters from Washington last night for the labor Day conference and was asked by newsmen who met him at the Airport a or. Secretary is there any Fric Hurricane skirts coast in Northeast freighter run aground on tip of Cape cod Tion Between you and the president a a not that i know of a the Cabinet officer replied. The question was prompted by a published report that Eisenhower summoned Dulles to Denver because he was a a gravely concerned and a a displeased by certain Dulles statements last week on foreign issues. On saturday the summer White House called the report a completely assistant presidential press Secretary Murray Snyder added however that he personally did not know what Eisenhower a reactions were to remarks that Dulles had made on the issues. They dealt with West Germany. India Trieste and Japan and touched off angry criticism abroad. In West Germany for example the socialist party denounced Dulles endorsement of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer a bid for re election. By the time Dulles stepped from his plane Here last night Adenauer had sept to a landslide Victory Boston apr Hurricane in yesterdays voting r _ c a i in not surprised a Dulles com Carol slammed the freighter s. Rented with a smile s. Eugenia hard aground on the tip of Cape cod today As it skirted the coast of new. ,. 4 England and headed out to sea Ste Xiv s a base office. Asked what foreign policy prob Crew by lems had brought him to Denver Urf made Dulles replied red torture threats forced germ warfare confessions a a a a Adenauer s Victory chinese gave officers Quot be or Choice by Robert b. Tuckman by John Scali Inchon Korea apr Washington map a american officials joyfully a Yunk air Force lieutenant hailed Chancellor Konrad Adenauer s German election View yol to confessing germ tory As a massive diplomatic defeat for Russia and a powerful gain for Western Unity. President Eisenhower vacation to meet today Dulles did not see Eisenhower last night but the two men were no pcs first entry red Miles of the Coleman Stevens farm near Dell is the first entry in the 1953 National Cotton picking contest which will be run off Here on oct 2 known As one armed he lost his Arm in 1931 when he was accidentally shot in a Rabbit Hunt. De will enter the Over-65 class of pickers and says he can pick 300 pounds per Day. The National Cotton picking contest will be featured on a radio broadcast Over wac Memphis at 12 15 p m. Tomorrow. Courier news photo toward the Bay of Fundy coast guardsman prepared to Rescue the freighters breeches buoy As boiling new disarmament bid by soviet seen by Max Harrelson United nations. N. V. Apr Many u. N. Diplomats believe Russia will make a dramatic attempt at the Orth fresh Gusty winds today to most i Viies stopped he route to coming general Assembly to seize the initiative on the stale of new England. Washington from Korea and Japan mated problem of disarmament and atomic control. Rescue by boat impossible. The season s third big blow swirled 30 Miles East of the report Island of Nantucket where there were no reports of damage. The Hurricane that churned the coasts of new Jersey and Long Island with heavy seas is sex. A. A a. Of. Tate have not had a fact to face peeled to bring Little More than conference since aug. To. When a i have a docket of about to the Secretary declined to specify them but Washington has said the main emphasis would be on developments in indo Cha and other far East areas. The president and his Secretary dense fog and heavy seas attributed to the season s third Hur the president and mrs. Eisenhower attended to a in. Services at Richane approach caused numerous the Lowry base Chapel yesterday boating accidents in new England then were guest at a reception Waters. Four persons drowned and Given there by officers and their 40 or met re were rescued by coast wives. Guard As Small Craft swamped or it was mrs. Eisenhower s first capsized. A 78-foot fishing vessel Public appearance since she went was wrecked when it ran aground t0 Church with the president aug. In fog off Gloucester Harbor. Island fattened Down fringe winds of 50 Miles an hour swirled Over Nantucket police anticipated no trouble As the Island a Well battened Down after Advance warnings of the storm the storm passed new Jersey and Long Island at distances ranging from about too to 200 Miles out at sea two Cabin cruisers in new eng 9, the Day after they arrived Here for a vacation. The first lady has been bothered by Denver s mile High Altitude f friends have said she was completely exhausted the first two or three weeks of her stay. Yesterday however she looked Well and spent nearly an hour shaking hands at the reception. A i thoroughly or Joed that a she remarked As she left. The president did part of his Ike Man said to have sought �?T4 per cent Job w. L. Stephenson reportedly used secret information Washington f a Man who land water with a total of at least handshaking with his left hand to served a executive Secretary of 23 persons aboard were sought favor a bruised right Elbow. He president Eisenhower s inaugural through the night by radar equip bumped it in the White House committee was said yesterday to Ped coast guard vessels the shortly before leaving Washington have sought a �?�4 per Center Job guard said it was possible the and has been getting medical treat by quoting secret information vessels anchored sunday night to went. About a Navy contract a wait the lifting of the fog. I one thing _ i can t do is the Story was unfolded reliable one of the two cruisers was the 36-foot Mary Louise owned by Jack o Donnel. 52, wealthy Rockport. Mas fish processor. The Craft left Rockport sunday with 15 aboard. A 78-foot fishing vessel out of Gloucester went aground at Dol liver s neck and was reported a total loss the six crewmen were reported rescued by a party from Gloucester Lifeboat station. Earlier storms this year hit farther South. Hurricane Barbara last month spent most of grip he explained in apologizing sources disclosed during testimony for extending his left hand. Negro held in Post office break in taken behind closed doors in june and july by a House armed services subcommittee these sources said Warren l. Stephenson the inaugural committee official had quoted bid figures and other classified information on a Navy contract for 120.000 Aerial rocket launchers while trying unsuccessfully to get a contract to represent a California firm in con to f Johnson. Negro of Clarksdale miss., after questioning sat-1 tract negotiations. Urday signed a statement that he Stephenson could not be reached broke into the Post office at for comment. His office Here said its Force along the Carolina and Frenchman s Bayou sept. 29, and he was out of the cite mid Atlantic coast. Hurricane took $8 from the Safe investigation t nor Reav Alicel brought heavy wind and he denied that he entered the a separate investigation was remains to Cuba this Spring but store after having gained in t ported to be under was in the weakened after. Crossing the Gulf trance to the building through a Navy department to learn whether of Mexico. By Etowah Man is freed communists sgt. I c Clifford Lee Neal of Etowah a prisoner of War in Korea for the past 34 months was among the last Mississippi county soldiers to be freed by the communists before the prisoner Exchange ended yesterday. Mrs. Neel was notified Friday night that her husband had been freed by the reds. Sgt. Neel was listed As missing in action nov. 21, 1950, and it was Learned in december of that year he was a prisoner of War. A Veteran of world War ii sgt Neel enlisted in the army in 1943 and served with the infantry in Germany and France. Released in 1945 As a reservist he was recalled to Active duty july 20, 1948 and sent overseas july 26. 1950. When captured he was attached to the 65th combat engineers a 25th division unit. Mrs. Neel said she received a total of 24 letters from her husband while he was a prisoner. The Neels have six window in the Post office there is a Quot leak of secret Moor Mose stated that he had been mation. Puking Cotton on the farm of for rep Hess Ltd oho it chairman est Jenkins near Frenchman s of the subcommittee declined to Bayou for about two weeks before comment on the investigation but the robbery. Sheriff Berryman said that since it was a Federal offence that he was turning the Case Over to the Federal authorities for action. Johnson said that he had served it was Learned that a report probably will be made Public shortly. A i be a diplomats expect the soviets to come up Ului no pit pos a is dealing with both conventional arms and with atomic weapons including the Hydrogen bomb there has been some speculation that foreign minister v. M. Molotov himself might come Here to present the proposals but this has not been confirmed. The disarmament and atomic control question already is on the Assembly s Agenda a is generally agreed it will become a major Issue of the three month session opening sept 15 two developments since the last regular Assembly will have an important bearing on the discussions the korean armistice and the soviet announcement that Russia has produced an a bomb. Russia s last major proposals on disarmament and atomic control came in 1949�?just after the first announcement that the soviet Union had exploded an a bomb. The Western Powers took the Lead at the 1951 Assembly session in Paris and came up with new plans. These led to some slight soviet concessions but the discussions soon bogged Down again. Deliberate timing some delegates now feel that the recent announcement of the a bomb May have been timed to afford a dramatic Opportunity for new proposals. Whether or not it was deliberately timed it does provide a plausible reason for reopening atomic control discussions. The korean armistice has a bearing on the disarmament Issue because virtually All delegates particularly those from Western countries have insisted that there could be no reduction of arms while the korean conflict continued both these developments Are reflected in the Brief annual report of the u. N disarmament commission adopted aug. 20, eight Days ing in Denver was expected to Send a message of congratulations to the West German Leader reflecting the keen satisfaction Felt by his entire administration Secretary of state Dulles who warned thursday an Adenauer defeat would be a disaster said Quot in a not surprised when informed Adenauer s pro Western forces had won a sweeping Victory. Dulles made this comment at the Airport in Denver after arriving by plane for a round of secret foreign policy talks with the president. If Dulles was not surprised most of his aides were. Adenauer s smashing Triumph far exceeded the most optimistic prediction of key officials who nervously awaited returns last night wondering whether Dulles last minute endorsement of Adenauer might Boomerang. Adenauer s opponents had denounced Dulles action As meddling in West Germany a internal affairs. As the vote for Adenauer s coalition swelled to landslide proportions however officials Here grew progressively More certain Dulles unscheduled support did not coat Adenauer votes and if anything helped diplomatic experts pleased the Iii u i i sea ii the communists and the right Wing German political parties especially pleased diplomatic experts on Germany. Quot that s wonderful a said one official when lie Learned toe chief of the German communists. Max Reiman had beet to pled % , chief aides saw Adenauer election Victory As coing far More than averting the disaster Dulles cautioned against. Even More important they said the overwhelming scope of the Victory will serve As a powerful almost unexpected stimulant to Pep up the faltering drive toward Western european Unity. The most far reaching repercussions should be in France they said the re election of Adenauer s moderate government plus the resounding defeat suffered by the Neo nazi parties should ease the French fear of a revival of Hitler Type militarism they reasoned this should reawaken the interest of France and other countries in approving the proposed european army which would link France Germany Italy Belgium Holland and Luxembourg into a single uniform Force Adenauer s big margin they said was in effect a vote of Confidence in the european army too since West Germany under Adenauer a leadership was the Only nation to Complete ratification of membership. What Moscow a reaction will be to the humiliating defeat suffered by the communists in West Germany is impossible to say. The russians probably were banking More on a Victory by the socialists who were opposed to German rearmament rather than on gains by the dwindling communist party in the Western zone now that both the socialists and communists have lost substantially along with the red r no Dall German people party a the very least Moscow will review its Germany policy to Devi e new tactics to Block Germany return As a military Power. Quot i could either die from their mental treatment or serve my if if if. Last pcs head Home some still missing by Sam Summerlin Seoul apr americans freed on the final Day of operation big switch boarded a troop ship for Home today i while fears mounted that the communists had not sent Back i americans who wanted to return. The u. N command prepared to when they turned Back chinese hand the communists a list of maj Gen we Che Teh the capture j Quot missing persons men like capt. Of we. Highest ranking red held by the u. N command had never been announced. Sen. Byrd says government payroll costs up increases reported despite reduced number of workers Harold Fischer of Swea City. Iowa. Fischer a Sabre Jet Pilot shot Down to migs before failing to return from a Mission Over North Korea april 7. 1953 two Days later piping radio said Fischer had been captured. Yet the big korean War prisoner Exchange ended sunday and Fischer was not among the last 111 americans freed for three years. Allied intelligence officers have compiled a list of men believed to have been captured. Operation big switch returned 3 597 americans operation Little switch in april returned 149 some americans died in ramp the list minus the names of All those men. Will be handed the communist shortly with the demand produce or account for the missing men the Lait group of returner americana added a bitter finale to a month of stones of brutality in red stockade. These were fliers who under relentless physical and mental tortures signed false a a confessions that they waged germ warfare. They said they did so under a Washington a sen Bvrd to Vai reported today that the government s civilian payroll Cost increased some 322 million dollars during the last fiscal year although the number of workers declined 127.124. In a report he made Public As cd Airm in of the joint committee on reduction of nonessential Federal expenditures. Bvrd said higher Coss for fewer workers resulted that buckled human from these causes Ante but t lures a some held out for month. In reds continued their Tor even after the armistice Kiln is plot captured 13 months ago said the reds were still after confessions As late As Early sunday just a few hours before they handed Back the last of the prisoners they said wanted to return the Pilot. Of Richard o Voss of o borne Kan said he finally a Confer eds when the reds let maggots crawl Over hts open wounds and into his ear. Another airman. Marine col col Frank Schwable put it simply you either a a confessed or died �?�1. Lump us payments for accumulated annual leave to employees separated and "2 pay raises to Federal employees a largely Blue Collar whose compensation is determined by local wage the report covered the fiscal a ear that ended june 30 except for june Byrd said there had been a gradual decline in the number of persons on Federal payrolls. 36 too dropped he said total civilian employment on june 30 was 2,469,640 As compared with 2.596.764 a year earlier he said 36,285 workers were dropped during the lira half of the fiscal year which was rough Schwable and other american in the last six months of the tru pos boarded the transport Gen Man administration. This comp l. Howze at Inchon on Korea a pared w Ith a decline of 90,839 in West coast for the two week trip the last half of the fiscal year across the Pacific. About 300 freed under the Eisenhower adm Nistra Arneri cans will be aboard the ship Tion when it leaves Early tuesday for Byrd said the 1953 fiscal payroll san Francisco total was 19.863,000.000 compared with the la t of the returning with $9,541,000,000 for 1952 fiscal Allied Posen route Home the he said the civilian payroll for the u n command said monday that defense department and military agencies alone accounted for More than half of this. Stephenson was Des ribbed As after the soviet Union exploded it having sought a contract to rep first a bomb. Resent Century industries inc., of Burbank calif., for $2,000 a month eight months of a two year sent i or 4 per cent of any extra rocket ence for a charge of forgery in launcher business he obtained for Forrest City. J see Ike on Page 5 accidental death toll reaches 396 persons in past 78 hours by the associated press j rain in the Midwest and in some at least 396 person have died other sections of the count i v. The in accidents in the 78-hour labor Pace quickened. Then la or it fell Dav weekend As the Holiday be behind the Council estimate again Rod moved into its final 12 hours. Ned h. Dearborn Council Preu traffic mishaps claimed 287 j Dent said he expected the pre hol lives forty one persons drowned iday estimate would be reached and 68 died of miscellaneous ac-1 then probably exceeded after to accidental causes the National safety Council had estimated before the Holiday began that 440 persons would die in traffic mishaps during the 78 hours Between 6 p m Friday local time and Midnight tonight. The children Council forecast was slightly More ranging in age from four to 13 than five deaths an hour. They Are mar ret Ann. Shirley. The average was maintained the Charles Elmer cd Froid jr., David in f a of the period then it dents also a record Lor me Noil Anc Kalb Erin Juanita. J dropped Oil a Little. Sunday wit Day. Quot it is hoped a the commission said. Quot that recent International events will create a propitious atmosphere for the reconsideration of the disarmament question whose capital importance in conjunction with other questions affecting the maintenance of peace la recognized by this report was drafted by greek Delegate Alexis Kyrou but perhaps significantly i t s adoption was moved by Russia s Andrei y. Vish inky. The commission declared it expected to continue its work although it met Only once in 1953 and prom de to present a report to the j954 Assembly. Bogged Down since 1946 Elers Start Home. Inclement weath the u. N has been considering or will play an important part disarmament and atomic control As always Dearborn said. Since it began operating in 1946. Last years labor Day Holiday these two questions Are now con period claimed 558 lives including Side red As a single problem by the 432 in traffic mishaps. The record disarmament commission for this Holiday was set in 1951 j the russians in their latest plan when 658 persons died in accidents Call for an immediate one third re of All kinds in that ear 461 per duration of All armaments and sons were victims of traffic sen a forces and for Prohs by Tion of ail atomic weapons they have face i. A. On Page nothings opens new offices Lien congressman e c it took it g Ings will throw his new offices it to the Public m West Memphis tomorrow. Congressman Gathings a it will begin moving communist prisoners who refused Rapatz Iatron into the demilitarized zone about 2,000 chinese will be shipped from Cheju Island to Inchon for delivery to the Neutral nations repatriation commission the allies say they hold 7,800 North korean and 14.500 chinese Powys who do not want to return to their communist homelands. The communists say they hold about 300 koreans and 20-non-Ko-Rean captives who refused repatriation they have not announced when they would begin moving them to the Buffer zone. The u. N. Command disclosed a closely guarded secret sunday for july first month of the current fiscal year Bvrd listed a decrease of 17,875 below june to bring the total to 2.451 765 he said this was 150,038 below july of last year. Traffic fines total $367.75 recently moved into off is located in municipal court collected $367 -75 in Fine and Bond forfeitures this morning on three charges of driving while intoxicated and one charge of leaving the scene of an Accident r c. Scroggins and William Rod Yertson charged with driving while intoxicated forfeited Bonds of violent quake recorded Trieste. Free territory Ltd it a Trieste s geophysics Observatory loth Bank of West Memphis build Day recorded a very violent Earth $111 25 each and Glen Hie lilting quake presumably in Northern Iran de Bond of $125.25 on a similar furn acing were provided by the Observatory instruments Indi charge. Eastern Arkansas cons tit Lens. / ated that the quakers Center was Irvin Black pleaded Guy Quot to the the offices will be open from 2 to about 1.700 Miles Southeast of charge of leaving the be of an j pm i Trieste Accident and was fined $25 and Cut it its a greying Marine colonel and said today there was Only one warfare charges a death. Country better by giving the communists the fantastic information they wanted a said col. Frank h. Schwable. Who was freed Only yesterday from a red War prisoner Camp in North Korea. A the chinese gave me a Choice of life or death. They put words in my Mouth and i said said la. Floyd b. O Neal of Fairfax. S c. Both had declined to talk with newsmen yesterday when they were freed in the last hours of the korean War prisoner Exchange. Other fliers returned on the final Day of Exchange said the reds got the Quot confessions they wanted with torture ranging from mental cruelty to letting maggots crawl inside a wounded Many sear. Schwable and of Neal met newsmen after a Days rest and described How the reds relentlessly ground away at their resistance with threats physical torture and unceasing questioning. Asked if the charges we Ere True the 45-year-old Schwable answered Quot it is fantastic that anybody could believe that sort of thing could be used. It is utterly fantastic. A confession broadcast Quot Quot they have enough fleas flies and mosquitoes in North Korea without our adding to it a Schwable was captured in july 1952 when he and his co Pilot maj. Roy h Bley of Cabool mo., were shot Down Over North Korea on feb 22. 1953, the Rod piping radio broadcast a Long Quot confessions saving Schwable took part in germ warfare under direction of the u s joint chief of Haft. The broadcast said he was aiding in plans to establish a Quot contamination belts across red Korea. Schwable said today Quot a Man can Only take so much. Quot i told them i would stand before god and swear that germ warfare had never been used yet they never asked me to swear that my confession was True Quot All they wanted was words with signature truth meant nothing to them just the big lie a How did the reds do it Quot simply slow mental torture Over a Long they put him in solitary in a tiny lean to. Quot they made me sit there and sleep there on a Small table without moving without exercise. Quot after a while it gets a Man Down every Dav an interpreter came in and a ked me to confess. When i refused. He would just turn around and leave me. Quot they hammered away this Way through september. In october. When it got a bit cooler. And then in november when it got cold. Quot they gave me padded clothing a ifs Good but sitting in one position slowly freezes a Man. I suffered frostbite on my fingers and then i started thinking about the cold and How they would leave me Here to die from exposure a Schwable Aid a chinese colonel commanding a special Camp for Quot bacteriological bastards told him told lied never Dave Quot you will Clear this problem or you will never leave this Valley. Not even after the peace is signed a Quot i believed him a said Schwable. Weeks went by the red pressure never ceasing. He said he knew the reds would not kill him because they figured the weather would do it and they could say he died from the cold. Schwable said it was then he made up his mind to sign a confession Quot a Damn Good plan so downright ridiculous that i Don t know How they Ever swallowed it. Quot i made it sound realistic by naming dates and places the plan would have to have some realism but sense would Tell whoever heard it that it was All so ridiculous. I Hope to god i did make it see reds on Page 6 i veal her Osceola superintendent resigns Osceola a school Board president Ben Butler announced today that Quot the Board has accepted with regret the re nation of superintendent c f tin Banders a who has served a superintendent since 1946 Quot or. Sanders has accepted a position with the f. E Compton co Chicago and we Are to relieve him of his duties by or i. If at All Poos Ioie a or. B i plated. Quot it is the feeling of the Board that or. Sanders has done an outstanding Job for the school system. He has been most cooperative and the Board extends Best wishes to him in his new undertaking and feels the Compton company has made a Wise selection a or Butler said. Or renders first sered Osceola schools As coach and science teacher in 1935 when be w As connected with the school for three years. A graduate of state. He received a masters degree from George Peabody College Nashville. Or. Sanders stated he plans to continue to make his Home in Osceola for the balance of the year. He is to be in pars of Arkansas Ana Missouri no a new position. Arkansas a generally fair afternoon tonight and tuesday no important temperature changes. urn saturday�?85 minimum saturday�?55. Maximum yesterday�?94. Minimum yesterday�?55. Sunrise tomorrow�?5 38 Sunset today�?8 19 precipitation last 24 to our to 30 p m yesterday none. Mean temperature Midway Between High and Low �?74 5. Precipitation Jan. I to date�?32 79. This Pate last year Minim to yesterday 59 Maxim pm be Ter Day 90, precipitation january i to Date a 37.0�

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