The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 16, 1951
Page 9
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MONTHT, APRIL 18, 1351 (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS GOP's Demand Investigation Of Truman's Far East Policy Action is Reply To Charges of ^Confusion' Try By JACK BKU, WASHINGTON, April 16. My- Republicans called todnv for a searching Investigation of administration Asiatic, policies as their reply to president Truman's charge that the GOP is trying to confuse the country. They argued Hint (lie arrival here Thursday or Oen. Douglas MacArthur, whose dismissal by Mr. Truman was so intimately connect- erl with Far Kastern policy, would provide a logical standing [joint. Senator Ferguson <K-Mich> said that, after Congress hears from MacArlhur it ought, to set up n Senate-House committee for sweeping investigation of Par Eastern policies. Ferguson suggested a -Pearl Harbor" type of investigation, referring 'to the Senate-House committee vice President Barkley once headed to inquiry into the Hawaiian Island disaster which plunged this country into World War II. Flying home for a series of hero's welcomes In San Francisco, Washington and New York, MacArthur Mf expected to tell a joint meet TSr of the House and Senate on Thursday 5 his ideas—"in general," as he put'it—about how to defeat communism in Asia. Up until late yesterday, It wa; anticipated that MacArthur would come here Friday niter a huge welcome being planned for him in New York. But Rep. Joe Martin of Massachusetts, the House GOP leader, said there had been a change in plans and MacArthur would fly here direct from Sun Francisco. Martin said the general will address Congress Thursday afternoon (12:30 p.m., EST). lie is" due in San Francisco late Tuesday. Martin Authors Move Martin is author of a resolution by which Congress formally will invite MacArthur to address a joint meeting. The resolution probably will be approved tomorrow; no significant, opposition in sight. There still wa.s doubt whether the five-star general would accept an invitation by the Senate Armed Services Committee lo testify behind closed doors on the tnilitar> situation in the Pacific. He notified Chairman Russell (D- Ga> of the committee Saturday it ,would uot. be appropriate for him A- accept such an invitation while 'me full Congress was considering asking him to address a joint meet- Ing. Russell agreed, but renewed his request for MacArthur to appear sometime later. The Senate and House Foreign Relations Committees discussed issuing invitations of their own, or at least trying: to Join the armed services group. Mr. Truman fired MacArlhur carly last Wednesday because, he said, the general was "unable to give his wholehearted support" to the policies being followed by this country and the United Nations in the Korean War. Mr. Truman (old a Democratic party dinner here Saturday night the Republicans are putting out '-M HOT FOOT — Gen. Omar N. Bradley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Stall, was very much out of uniform when hr recently conferred with his commnnder- in-chief at the While House. The general wore a slipper on his left foot to ease the pain from a blistered toe. , • -' " | •*-••!•> nv nok " m " "8"""' the'speech, bipartisan foreign policy "because they think if" the country is confused enough they may be able to win the next election." Keferciices- Are Indirect He made only indirect references to the MacArthur ouster, but it was evident lib was replying lo the foreign policy criticism stirred up by that action, His administration will never appease communism, he said. The basic policy disagreement Is whether a limited war in Korea such as the U.N. forces are now fighting is the best, way to head off a new world or whether—as MacArthur contends — the U.N. forces should be altoiveri to hit the Communists in Manchuria and to use Chinese NaliAalist troops in Formosa. ^ Senator Cain (R-Wash) pointed up the split yesterday when he announced he will move in the Senate for a formal declaration of war against, all u.N. enemies in Korea including Manchuria. "I-intend lo make such a resolution to find out. where we are and where, for God's sake, we are eoinB " Cain said. An administration supporter, Senator Sparkman (D-Ala) suggested meanwhile, that the forces on For-' being held In strategic "There is a.very definite place in the scheme of things for the use of Chiang Kai-shek's troops but it. is not here yet." Sparkman said. Both he and Cain spoke on radio forums Assistant Secretary of Slate Dean Rusk, echoing the position Mr Truman .voiced in his Saturday night Jefferson - Jackson Dinner Day mosa are reserve. \ JliTolu \<hjcr!h l<j Luc (Courier f }ewi •the Korean War would . "le»4 t disaster." In i radio talk yesterday, Rtis argued for righting the Korea War to the point where the Com niunbls will give up their sive desires. Inquiry Is Planned The Senate Armed Sen-ices Com mittee plans to undertake in In qulry into the MacArthur ouster starling Wednesday with lejtUmon from Secretary of Defense Mar shall. Senator McFarland of Arizona the Democratic leader, predicle that Inquiry "will clarify as miier as possible the military situalloi surrounding MacArthur's dismissal. "I hope the committee can giv the public the maximum amount o Information which can be given in keeping wilh military security." h totd reporters. As for the President's asseilioi that the GOP Is trying to stir U] contusion in the hope of winnlni the next election, Republicans it Congress generally laid the confu slon at the door of the Truman ad ministration Saltonslall Tells Views Senator SaltonstalllR-Massl. tin assistant Republican leader, regis tereri that viewpoint In an addrcs at. Hyannls, Mass.: "The present adriilnistration 1 constantly and Increasinglv adding lo the confusion in the minds o the people as to where we are going A cruse to end that confusion and defeat the Democratic nominee tn 1952 is on." Senator Miindt (R-SD) told n re. porter he agrees with the prcslden that "our country is in deadly dan Rer and I agree that Washington Is comnletelv confused." "The President through his fail lire to offer a coordinated and continuing foreign policy for Asia and for conduct antl end of the Korean War has contributed to our national confusion more than anyhodj ehe, in or out of government' 1 Miindt said. "Certainly his abrupt ami lit tempered action in dismissing Gen cral MacArthur did nothing to clar- ifv the status of our actions Korea." EDSON (Continued from Page o exports. The price In Calculi, Jumped to 32 cents. Tills was thi free market that the American Irad. had looked at so longingly )n th- past year. But the price was now so high that U.S. Importers had lo stop buying;. The outlook now Is that the burlap market will stay .in a highly confused slate at least til) June when the new jute crop comes in Under the Indian-Pakistan trade .greement signed In February. Pakistan Is to furnish a million tons of raw jute k> Indian mills b- June 1 with another two million tons in the following year. This should Increase supplies considerably, and maybe help brlnj prices down. Much has been made of reported barter deals between Communist China. Russia and India. Tndla has agreed to swap Jute for 50,000 tons of Chinese rice and a like amount of Russian wheat. The Indian side of the story Is that this Is a quality of jute which the U.S. market would- r\,'t take. And fndla has to have food. If it can't get it from the U.S Tins message serves (o announce OUT new agent in your cil.v. Mr. Harold Siler ol the Silcr's [)rt:q Store is ready lo help you with any quest inns or problems you might havt in regard (n subscribing in the Courier News. .You may conUcl him iii person or call No. >l. You are requested (o make your payment to him at Ihc <\r\i K slore (if possible) on Ihe firsl of each ninnlh—he will handle nil collections. BlyHieyille Courier News PAGE WHY WE CAN'T LIVE ALONE ANp^lKE IT (U. S. Dependence on Imports of Strotfgic Materials) ; INDIA, GOLD COAST UNION OF 50. AFRICA . - « BELGIAN CONGO. UNION OF SO. AFRIC it must patronize others. | As for the Unjtcrl states making! a similar barter deal with India—I wheat for julc. manganese, mtm- azite sand or what have they- thai is ruled out as "state Inuling" of the type used by Hitler and the Communist countries, ami a vlolnlion of cr- [ ery principle of free market world I trading which the private enterprise system stands for. Decorative glass used In construction can be tempered with heat to witlisland thermal and phy- I sica] shocks much greater than or-' dinary glass. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Tarzan Regains] 'Bride-to-Be Arlene Dahl HOLLYWOOD. April 10. liTi- 1 Movie Tarran Lex Barker chuseil [ his girl frietul across the rrmlin- \ cut by air after n lovers' spat, recaptured hrr in Hollywood alter » hectic weekend, and lodav Ihey i are winging back east for their' : wedding in New York lomoirow. i Actress Arlene Dahl. 25. arrived • here by plane early Siiiuliiy from' New \'oik. admitted there had heeu a pre-nuptial smmbhle nnrt said all ivns ended. Miss Uahl was Concrete Culvert Tile Si/es up t<i 30 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Slirs up In SI In. Atitiinmtic Timid Cliite-s Concrete Septic Tanks Mcliil Septic Tnnks Hewer Tile Ilcst Prices We Deliver A. H. WEBB High>va.T Til at Stale l.ln. I'lmnc 714 weeping when she left Barker it the New York airport and was slill on (he verge of tears when she arrived in I.os Angeles. Barker followed her by plane a tc'K hours later. It never became rmilc clear, puWidy, just what the misunderstanding was all about. There was something aliout Miss Dahl stand- lllK Barker up on a theater date. Hut the persuasive Barker anil Miss Dahl caught i late, plans out of here last night. They said Ins difficulty was Just an "unfortunate experience." Barker, 28, was divorced from Constance Thurlow last November and his engagement lo Miss Dan] was announced last Christmas. iRiiassn rails In South Amerlfi l« wider and higher than Nlazar* falls. PHONE 4418 BIytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners own Con- but y&u buy bell r mnce, pitch, and sway are things of Ihe past when you '51 Ford. Thai's because Ford's new Automatic Ride Irol self-adjusts lo all types of roads for maximum smoothness. This "Look Ahead" Ford fcjiiiirc (one of 43) gives you a big car ride without big car costl ForDrive •••i You con pay more but you cant buy better! For '51 Ford brings you Fordomalic' Drive ... the newest, smoothest, most flexible, Automalic transmission ever! 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