The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1949 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, MAR6H 23, 1949 BLYTIIEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'AOB TffBXM ITHE NATION TODAY L/.S. fa Learning the Hard Way \That World Affairs Hove Direct {Bearing on Freedom in America (EDITOR'S NOTE; This Is tile second ol four stories on the Atlantic | Pact, giving its background and Its purpose.) By James Marlow WASHINGTON, March n. (If}— The Atlantic Paul Is the result ol fjessons learned in the brass-knuckle school of world atrairs. Class opened tn 1914 with World War I. We thought Europe's bust | ness was not our business. We thought we could stay out. We couldn't. Next class: League of Millions.* I We skipped this because we hadn't 1 learned World War I's lesson: That | what happens in Europe involves | us. Next class: World War II, Tills I was the unforgettable lesson. Hitler taught it: divide and conquer. We thought we could stay out. We I couldn't. Tardiness Expensive But we didn't get tn till he owned I most of the continent of Europe, 1 knocking off the democracies one by one. Only Britain and n few neutrals stayed out of his hands. | Yet. the democracies were our friends, not Hitler. If we had learned World War I's I lesson, and let Hitler know before he got started that we'd support the democracies, he might not have started. Next class: United Nations. Having learned now we'd always be neck-deep in Europe's doings, we Joined U.N. to keep peace. Next Class: U.N. wasn't working Russia picked up where Hitler lef fjjpff. began gobbling up the nation! K"nr Eastern Europe. Next class: We decided to d> something about the lesson learnec from Hitler—that any strong now er, which could pick off one coun try after another in Europe, coul' dominate Europe and maybe th world. So we set up the Truman Doc trine. Under the old Monroe Doctrin we wouldn't let a foreign power ge a foothold on this continent lest endanger us. Under the Truman Doctrine we 1 said the world was smaller now, our frontiers were no longer our own shores, that our frontiers henceforth would be any place in the world where we thought danger might start for us. Launch New Doctrine We began the Truman Doctrine by giving help to Greece and Turkey to put a brake on Russia- Next class: We extended the Truman doctrine. Realizing the democracies In the West, weakened by the war, wouldn't be any match for Russia if she recalled out for them, directly or indirectly, we set up the "arshall plan to get them on their feet with goods and money. Next class: The Communists grabbed off CxecVioslovr.kia. That made a solid wall of Communist countries • facing-the Western democracies. Next class: Those democracies, jittery about Russia, got together, formed the Western European Union, called the Brussels pact. Purpose: Mutual defense against attack from the East. Taking part: Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg. On the day the Brussels pact was formed, March 17. 1948, President Truman told congress: "This development deserves our full support. I am confident that the United States will, by appropriate means, extend to the free nations the support w r hich the situa- on requires." , Three months later, on June 11 948, the U. S. Senate gave its bless- ig to this country's taking part li defense set up like the Brussels act. Senate Still Must Approve So. In the summer of 1948 thl ountry started talking with th Irussels pact countries and Canadf o extend the pact. Last Friday the North Atlantl Alliance was announced. Takln art: U. S.. Canada, Britain, France he Netherlands, Belgium, Luxein bourg. Norway. Italy, Portugal, Iceland and Den nark were invited to Join. What he purpose? To help each other arm; to he! each other out In case ol attack; I ind, by setting up the pac., to scive notice on Russia that an attack on one would be an attack on all. It was hoped this would bjit\g Russlu to a dead halt in any ideas It had about gobbling up all Europe. One thing more: We're not actually part of the pact and won't be until the Scuate approves, ft's expected to, in a month or so. This is the point we've reached In the school of hard knocks. Arkansas Doctors Offer Help for Alabama Man III of Rare Bone Disease LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Mgrcli 23 —W>—A sroup o( PulushL County (Utllc Itockl physldims otMetl tlirlr services lo lielp Uriidy Rob- Ulns get well Rt$nln. Dr. T. Duel Brown, prc«lrtcnl~f (lie Pulnskl Moillnil Society, unit! Unit (lie ni-KiuiliMillnii ims i, Bre rrl lo provide lice liosplliill/atlon niul mccllciil L-nro for nubbins "It he cnn conic lo Arknusns." Brcnvn puld he liiul reiul of (he pIlBht of RnliWns, 3fl-ycnr-olrt Opp, Ala., man who Is brdfnsl with n crippling bone rtlsousp. Dobbins bus reported lie doesn't ivc nny money lo pay for u needed wnitlon. Ills yoiniK ilniightcr cnnlc. 8. nppcnlnl to Alnbnmn ^vspappi's for help In niislny bcml $2,500 for the operiillon. Sho wiinl.s lo pay IJIK* Ihc money, oo. "after 1 Ket older mid am gel Job." Touched by Dm lltllo girl's pleu ml "I don't wnnt my itnildy to le." Dr. Drown snlrt If "Alnbnmn nut Inttc cure of (his sick man eml him to Arknnsns, we'll do till ve eiiu," • Mrs. Caroline Hoimstek wailed four yean; for the arrival ol the bod of her son, Lt. Martin A. lloniistek, who was killed in Germany (tnrm the last war. The body arrived last week and ihc mother made phins Ic his funeral. However, she died from a neart attack, and was burli'd uion with her son in New Salem. Pa. A color guard stands at attention i caskets are carried from the church during the double funeral. (A \V4rcphoto.) Chinese May Not Get New EC A Funds WASHINGTON, March 23. W)— Chairman Connally fD-Tex) h!nt- ed strongly yesterday that the Sen- l ate Foreign Relations Committee will recommend no new funds tor China this year. Instead, he told a news conference, the committee probably will authorise the expenditure of a $58.000,000 carry-over from the pre/sent Economic Cooperation Act expiring April 3. He said authorization for use of the fund through December 31, 1949 probably would be placed In the new EGA act which the Senate will start debating shortly. Arkansas National Guard Band Awarded Trophy Heating for Pine Bluff Police Officer Recessed •ounly and local health dcpnrt- nciil;-,. A total of 3,742 cases of mcasle.' vns iTixirtcd to (he dnwrtjm'nt lnx Hie week ending March 12 )r Ro*,s said. FINAL CLEARANCE ALL BROKEN LOTS OF Sandals-Pumps-Loafers-Casuals Some New! $ 1.00 Some Old! Displayed on Racks—Thursday and Friday AH Sales Final 1 S All Sales Final WASHINGTON. March 23. f,Vi- P ' N E BLUFF. Ark.. March M. (,V) The Arkansas National Guard's - Thc lieaiing for Frank Shopind, 106th Army Band has won the 1948 plnc B '" rf I )ollcc 0[flcc1 ' who «» s Elsenhower Troph\'. I suspended after a fight in which a Major General Kenneth S. Cra- I bystander was shot, has been rc- mer, national guard chief, annoim- j CC S C<1 "| lU1 ccd the award yesterday. This trophy is awarded annually to the outstanding company size Army unit in the National Guard in each state. The 106th Army Band Is stationed In Little charge or chief John E. Hurley. Rock and is In Warrant Officer U.S. Engineers Conduct Hearing in Lake Village LAKE VILLAGE, Ark., March 23. tJPl —TJ. S. Engineers conducted a hearing here today on a proposed plan to divert three drainage canals from Lake Chicot into the Mississippi River. The canals now drain the area from Macon Lake, north of here, into Lake Chicot and thence into Louisiana. According to engineers' plans, diverting the drainage water east from Macon Lake to the Mississippi River would prevent flooding of a large area In Arkansas and Louisiana. Quintuplets a Rumor SANTIAGO. Chile. March 23.— Wi—Police investigated yesterday widely published reports that qulji- tuplets were born in the village of Guailaquinga In central Chile. They found out that the story was invented by "an aged and mentally deranged midwife." The Pine Bluff Civil Srrvlce Commission Monday heard V, K Curler testify that he wns bcalcn by Shepnrd nftcr being placed in a patrol car. following the flulil al a local grill last Wednesday nliMil. According to other teslfniony, Sliepard attempted to quiet im ur- ginncnt between V. E. Cnrlcr and his brolher, B. A. Carter, and in Ihe fight which followed, bis pistol \vas fired, Thc bullet slruck Caldwell Hobbs, 18, In the leg. at Grower's - - 3 Days Only - - Thurs., Fri., Sat. 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