The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1951
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE m,YTHEVn,LK, (ARK.) COURIER NEW! WEDNESDAY, APKTI, It, Truman, the Historian, Sees EDSON A Safer World in the Future By E» CKUAfJII WASHINGTON, April n. (API— You've heard n lot nbmit Truman the President, Truman the lettcr- wriler, Truman the plain man from th* Missouri larni. Now meet Harry Truman the More and more. Ihp man in Ihe While House Is looking into the past for EV key to understanding the present—nnd perhaps as a guide to the Hiture. "Road rnore history," he often totts people who worry out loud at Ihe stMe ol the nation—• <"" of the, iiniver.^p. Mr. Trinnan Sins horn demcm- straUn? the result of his own delving Into the history hook*. •'There Isn't any difference." he tolrt a group of mnaa/ine editors, "between Hiilrr and MuFPoHn). Tarfiuin In ancient Rrnnc. the iy- rant-s En Sparta, Charles the First, of EncVnnri. Loviis lue 14th—and Out in Kansas City Ihe , winter Mr. Truman mnrle a simitar excursion into the pasl. : "Our prowth and our lavi'*." lie ; told a luncheon meeting of newspa- ; pcnnen. "arc fmimlni on those oriptnatine with Hnminmabi in the Meo=opntimint) Valley, pro- j pounded hy Moses rtnrf elaborntorl on by JMU.": CHrisI ... . j "Now UN* people we are in con- S Irovcrsy with dn not believe in any , of th&se things. They are the in- j heritors of the program of Genghis j Khan and Tamerlane, who werej /the ?r en test imirnerevs in the his- l lory of the world." 1 Then, soberly, he told the- note.- \ scribbling reporters: j "I wish yon would read more his- ' (Continued from Pug* THE Kakc I.OIK-JI a yak "THING"?' City Union mnnt, Colo, nnd the Isoa 1 —This weJi'd-looking Driller arrived at the SD!L Stockyards with a shipment of horses from H hns the hind Icfjs of a steer, Ihe hairy coat of rd of n fiont. After much thought, it was finally classifier! as a horse. England. From on? to three strategic bomb!tie Rroups have also been baseit In Europe, and a group of Iroop - carrying transports. Th«y have been ojieralins; from U in Kujfland and .snven In Germany. Five In France are currently In pro- re.v of aetiCHtlon, Ba.^es in Austria, Tripoli and other Mediterfiinean countries are also availablf. No M- (.iniat-es havfi been given B.S to ihft number of Air Force personnel Involved in this niainlenanre. Amount nf nfivat Mrfliiglh »nd mirnber of . -rvice troops in Europe is a clas- Fified InlovmaUon. Military snppIlPA ars rollin? to Ktiropp in evrr-lncreasinp quantities. An April 1 report reveals that the millionth ton of NATO Mipplif* has now been .shipped. From 30 tfl 40 nrean trnnsjx>rU are now plying thr ALIniUic on this Irafllc. Inrluded in (he shipments ar*> an announced ^-iOO tank.s and armored vrliirles, 11,000 general purpose ve hides. 3000 artillery weapons. 7A aircraft., 100 vessels, "lar^e t\»an tle.s" of sniaII arm.s, "miUions of rounds" of ammunilion. Also spare parl-s. electronir equipment, speria grar and military stores. It's bi? I Head Courier News Classified Ada |F , . fascinated by nnyMiiiiK cojiL-ri^iinR ry> 1 Andrew Jjirk'-on. loves to talk about Thp reporters did. They nti for . rh[1 ]ljonm . days in ML^onri. plain Klian ljnot"..s ns FOOU a,s tlu; I bn»!tp up in order to ox- j l]( .J. cjr storir.s tlinf Genjihts j ^ <n \va.s n Mongol j ( ,- v in 179fi. He met it, "Old (AnbfPtt-) . (•ASOII had one cmpc-ror who overran Asia arnlj^ UnUpd Sf , n t Mr i,, ti, e i ong ntn . >n.s interrst srcni. 1 . to have o( Vhe \>e-st. and he met it. and deepened with the j "In IBM's we had another crisis world priMs nnd to have: and Abraham Lincoln met- it him renewed confidence that,! Wood row Wilson faced the same that Tamer- Eastern Europe ami mm 1»"»''-f W ML survive Ihe world crisis. lane ii:m>-1439| was another Onen-| m ft Npprc . h to an nMC mbla(ie of t;\l conqueror. | f e uow Ma.scas he .^aid: An iiiU'H'.st in history is nothing ne'.v far Mr. Trnnian. lie's been an Last U. S. Horse Platoon Is Still Riding in Berlin in In 194«. Th«i thtlr io* nit a patrol the Soviet zonal border, maintain order, and carry out mis- Ions In purls of Ihe city where lechantzed vehicles are xinaW* to pcrate. Today the 759th Imrtc platoon's irlmary task is riot control. A« » lart of the American Constabulary, t IK a highly-mobile striking force, iravily armed with rifles, pistols, abres and riot sticks. Many of the men uiirt«T Lt. Maron A. Lewis. Jr., of Reading, Pa., llatoon commandant, arc old hands n the cavalry, First Sgl. Emmltt Roberts, of Dcnison, Tex., for In- lance, is » survivor of the Batann death march who has ridden horses n [lie Army for 20 yeM-s. fist. Pan] Sanford. of Marks. Miss., has been a cavalryman lor 12 years. Although patrollinp Is now sec ondiiry duty (or this last remnant of American cavalry, ils men are called out to ride the meandering border between the U.S. and So- situation "And we will meet this situation jiust a.s those wore met. And when we ROI through we will have a '"I hope X"ii will spend Mime \\n\c j peaceful world, mid a world that is ending of certain crisis whk-h we I safe for you and myself and every- o.vid. reader since bnyhond. He likes! have fnrod. (body else to live in. I know that is American history "i particular, Isj "Washington had a terrific one j coming." VKTKRAN* CAVALRYMAN Sift. SmmiK Kotierl.v. ijf IVtmon. Tev., H5** his helmet as a mater bllrkH for his horsr during a patrol MiKsic.n In Berlin. Roberts, » survivor of the H.itaan death march, h.T* b*rn in the cavalry for 20 years. By AI.I.VN BAUM BERLIN. C'.ermany _ (NBA) — The last and only mounted horse platoon on active duty in the U.S. Army still rides hi Berlin. Its .18 men and their horse*, par of the 75!)ih Military Police, wer amonsr the first troops to ente 'let none* In dlrly wt»lh»r. Then. In heavy snow or "In, inen ride their hocsti lot «n " hour *tlnl. Thrfr MdHU* ar« McCleMan*. t*i« design of which dat« b»ck to Civil War dRj's when mounted troop* first became an Important purl of [he ITS, Army. Unlike motorized patroli, hhe horse platoon has no radio com- mmilcationfi while It is on border duty. Orders and messap-ea «r« MIW to the palrol by dispatch rider. It may he nut ol step wUh pu*h- bniU>n warfare, but the 159th horw platoon still get-s places where other patrols can't go. Herzegovina, In Yugoslavia, U «- tlinalcd to have one fifth of tht world's known bauxite, aluminum ore, .irxxirding bo (he National Geographic Society. Read Courier News Classified Adj. 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