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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS. MONDAY, MARCH 23,1949 'Peace' Meeting Praises Soviets • Red Aim* Lauded > As Controversial Conference Ends ' Jly John Wliunt ; NEW YORK, March 28—«P»— With a promise to continue lt< work In the future and a salvo of praise for Soviet "peace" aims, the controversial "world peace" conference hai ended. The three-day meeting of the Cultural and Scientific Conference for 'World Peace closed last night. Some 18,700 persons Jammed Madison Square Garden to cheer 1U last session but other thousands picketed and jeered outside. Speakers at the session, called a f'unite for world peace" rally, struck » general note of praise for Soviet "peate" asplrlatlons—asserting that leaders of the U.S.S.R. arc antt-wnr Slid anxious for global peace. Outside the Garden, a police-estimated crowd of 2.000 pickets milled about as the rally opened. They carried placards assailing the conference and chanted slogans charging It was Communist-dominated. Red LahtJ Denied The U.S. State Department had described the affair as a sounding board for Communist propaganda. Sponsors of the meeting, the National Council of the Arts. Sciences »nd Professions, hove denied the charge. As the affair ended, delegates stamped on resolutions that call for strengthening the United Nations, cooperating with peace movements throughout the world and bringing; to the attention of United States governmental amis the decision of the conferees. : A special action committee was act up to consider specific recommendations to carry out the resolutions. Dr. Allen M. Butler, of the Harvard Medical School, a member of thU group, said It would meet today. A. A. Fadeyev. chief Russian delegate snd noted Soviet author, won loud applause from the Garden's capacity audience last night with an assertion that "our country,' the Soviet Union, stands for peace nnd 'friendship among peoples, because ^•e are first and foremost a state ! of plain people." ' Other speakers echoed his theme. Hoi* Counter-Rally 1 Domingo Vlllamll, a Cuban scholar who said he Is ft Roman Catholic Communist, denounced those who he claimed "are encircling the Soviet Union end hatching a third .world war." While the conference WM ending Its: work, * rival group, the League for Free Russia held a counter- rally and adopted a resolution condemning the peace meeting. About 100 persons jnet at City 1 iCenter Casino and adopted a reso- 'Jutlon which said. Soviet delegates .to the sessions ."have no right to speak In the name of science and '.culture since they are agents of 'states \vherp unheard-of suppression and; violation of the freedom of UIR j sciences, the arts and all cultural | .values are being carried on." Mayor Urges Observance Of Army Day Mayor E. R. Jackson has proclaimed April 8 as Army Day In lilytheville and «alti that It would at dedicated to soldiers who gave their, lives to establish a peaceful. America that must remain strong If It Is to preserve Its heritage. Mayor Jackson's proclamation wns made In connection .vltli President Harry S. Truman's announcement that April 6 would be celebrated nationally, and that the day's theme would be "The U. 8. Army—Part o( the Team—For Security." Army Day will he celebrated for the 21st time this year. It was founded In 1828 by the Military Order or World Wars, and honors the llvftip and dead who have served In the Regular Army, National Guard of organised Reserve. Plans are beiner completed for parades, speeches, radio nnd motion picture programs recognizing the day, and military Insinuations will hold Open Hoii^e to civilian visitors. April 6 will also mark Ihe 32nd anniversary of the United Stales' declaration of war against the Cler- mnn Empire In World War I. Mayor Jackson called on all cit- i/.ens of Blylhcvllle tn ijc mindful of the fact that our Army cat] accomplish Its mission, both at home and abroad, only with the constant awareness and generous support of our people. In his proclamation he pointed out that (he soldiers of the Army are engaged In the task of build- Ing a firm, lasting security nnd stand today as a bulwark ag-ilnst aggression. Snow and Fog Hamper Air Rescue Operations TOKYO, March 28. (AP>—Four to six feet of new snow and a tog today bumpered ground partlei In their search for the wreckage of * B-28 light bomber that crashed yesterday on the slopes of Mount Fujiyama.. The plane carried a crew of. lour. Read Courier New« Want Ads. STORMS Leachville Minister Returns from Hospital The Rev. R. E. Ii. Beardcn, retired AlelhodlEt minister, has been returned from the Methodist Hos :al to hts home In Leachvllle. although little Improvement has been noted In his condition, 1L was disclosed SHturriny. The Rev. Mr. Bearden first entered the hos[>ltnl a month ago and sUyed about two weeks. After n week at home he returned lo the hospital for further examliintlor nnrt Saturday w«* moved back to Lenchvllle. Rend courier News Wnnl Ads. Continued From plge 1. 0 another prison when the building was unroofed. The railroad station and several dwellings nt HurrJsburg «lso wore lamaged. Near Haneu. the Glenn Flnlterton "amlly didn't huve time to escnpc from their home when (he tornado jtrutk. The tevcin Plnkcrton children huddled on » davenport ngnlnst 1 wall. Mr. and Mrs. Plnkerton uid Woodrow Kiipcr, a y($j(ing friend, braced themselves as best, they could neniby. When the sturm subsided Unit one wall WHS standing but little else of the house was left. The occupants of the house were safe. When they looked lo see why the wall hadn't been blown nwny or toppled over 0:1 them, Hie Plnkcrtons found that the wind had shoved the family automobile against the cml- slde. The vehicle was acting as a brace. Plnkerton suffered a broken foot nnd head Injury; naper, a hip In- Jury. The others received only minor cuts Mr. and Mis. Lcroy Lnikan, who live next duor to the Pinkei-tons had left In their automobile only n few minutes before the storm struck. Their house was damaged. Fluff Spared An American Hag. soiled but In- lact. was the only usable Item lound n the wreckage of th« Laster school building near England. One survivor described the tornado, accompanied or followed by pouring rain in Its course across the late, us sounding like a roaring freight train and looking [ike u e''eal mam at white clouds. Tile storm might have equalled the 59-person death toll of the Jan. 3 South Arkansas tornado If, like that one, It had struck any densely populated area. In the earlier storm, 57 persons died In Warren alone. Curiously, Saturday's twister, for I Us IGQ-mllc course, never once struck its lull force against a town or clly. It hopped through fiparsely- populfltcd rural sections and small communities. It struck Ilarrisbiirg, the Poinsett County seat, a glancing blow. Even that was enough, to cause considerable properly dumwgc, but no loss of life or Injury. FaUiitlti Listed Following Is a Itut of the known Arkansas dead in Saturday's storms: At Wheclen Springs: Mrs. Jim Van Meter, 60. Near McCrory: wife of Dan Hill. England-Scolt area: Mis. nosH Smiley, 55. and a nephew, Joel Smiley, eight. Ben F. Kirtley, 80. Delbert Fitzgerald, 23. Dannie Hunter, 61 (Negro woman) . Mrs. Nannie Long, 70. Dora Hatper, 28, and two children, Louvan, nine months, and Bll- JIc JCHII, three. Mary Elizabeth Dancy, three weeks, Betty Turner, 33, and three clitl- 56. dren, R. L., Dorothy and Rota MM. At Branch: Mn. Rosco* Wym*r, Deafened People May Now Hear Clearly Science has now made It po«- slble for the deafened to hear faint sounds. 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