The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 23, 1951
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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 1951 BLYTHFA'ILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS GOPto Insist OnAHDetails Of Squabble Far East Policy Ideas Sought, Taft Claims April 23 (, S!5|^itor Taft <R-Ohto) said today Republicans are going to insist upon an Investigation of "<n r ery aspect" of the Truman-MacArthur controversy cvev par Eastern policies. 'i'afl made the statement to reporter amid Indications that the military high command will give investigating senators a look at just about anything they want to .sec during their inquiry. Informed Pentagon sources, however, said a considerable part of the record is likely to be spread out only in closed-door sessions. Taft haid he will call (he Senate Republican Policy Committee together within the next few days to study "practical ways of yetting a complete investigation," • The committee already has endorsed a proposal by Senator Fer- Kuson (R-Mich) to set up a 24- membcr committee from the Senate and House to inquire Iulo military and foreign policies. Doubl licmuills But there is doubt (hat the Republicans can win .sufficient support to get approval or this resolution. An agreement already has been reached for the Senate" Armed Ser- vjces and Foreign Affairs Commit- tjj|| to go into the over-all reasons Wnnd president Truman's filing of Gen. Douglas MacArthur as Pacific commander. Boiled down, the differences are that Mr. Truman wants to fight a limited war in Korea and contends that MacArthur's proposals to blockade Red China, send planes over Manchuria and use Chinese Nationalist troops might nudge Russia into starting World War III. MacArthur says the Chinese Communists cannot be defeated by present strategy. Chairman Russell (D-Ga) arranged a conference with the armed «ervlces committee's professional staff to check over any documents It may have assembled. Analyst, Avallibta Th» Defense Department announced Saturday night that it will make available .to congressional committees concerned an analysis of the "basic differences" between MacArthur's position and that of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In his . speech to Congress ' last Thursday. MacArthur satd he understood that his views on how to wage the Korean War -from a Military standpoint—had been shared in the pa-st by virtually all military leaders, including the Joint Chiefs •Of: Staff. • • "•" •- i •>:. ' •• ••• Vogeler's Wife Fears for Safety VIENNA, Austria, April 23. (&}— The attractive, Belgian-born wife f American business executive Robrt A, Vogeler worriedly awaited nore news today of her husband. She was fearful lesl something hap>en "at the last minute" to prevent ils return from the Hungarian prison where he spent n months as » U.S. spy. Vogeler's whereabouts remained « nystery. In Budapest neither the limgarian government, which an- umnced Saturday he would be freed, lor the US. embassy would say when or where he would be released, or whether this already had been done. WAGE STABILIZER - Dr. George Taylor, above, University of Pennsylvania professor, has been naj.ied chairman of President Truman's new Wage Stabilization Board during its "organization period." Dr. Taylor served fo.' three years as vice chairman and later chairman of the War Labor Board in World War II. Like Vishinsky, Like World — It Does Not Pray, Senator Says BALTIMORE. April 2:i. IJPi — Senator Wiley (R-Wis) based his speech here last night on a remark Russian Foreign Minister Andrei V. Vishtnsky made to him four years ago. Wiley recalled that when he was introduced to Vishinsky. he told the Russian: "I pray every night that the United States. Russia and Great Britain.. . . will have a sincere desire for peace." Vishinsky's reply: "1 don't pray." And (hat's what's wrong with the world loday. the senator observed. A member of 'the Senate Crime Investigating Committee. Wiley spoke on religion at the University Baptist Church In Baltimore. Volcanic Trouble Seen for Hawaii HONOLULU, April 23 W —A strong earthquake on the big island of Hawaii Sunday prompted speculation today that Kilauea volcano may rumble into eruption after 16 years of silence. A two-minute quake shook the Island at 2:53 p.m. <1:53 p.m., EST). Windows in downtown Hilo, the island's largest city, were shattered but no other damage or casualties were reported. Dr.. Thomas A. Jager, volcano- legist, said "it. looks like the lava Is moving again at Kilailea. A sharp quake of this nature usually precedes volcanic activity." Read Courier News Classified Ads. HITTING THE NAIL ON THE HEAD . . . ir Shoe Repair Saves Money H-flLTCRS JOUBLITY SHO£ SHOP 1 121 w. M a i N ST . Republicans Aim Economy Drive At U.S. Payroll $1 Billion Saving Seen by Lawmaker In GOP Proposal WASHINGTON, April 23. (AP> — House Republicans are gearing up a new economy drive aimed at saving lax money by trimming some half > million civilian employes off PAGE SRVKN Officials Are Puzzled By Russian Diplomat's Vacation at Oil Center ABADAN, Iran. April 23. M>) — Why did a Russian diplomat pick this time for a vacation trip to this strike-bound Persian Gulf oil center? The curious overnight visit „. Qreeorovlch Guzinov, Identified by military authorities as third secretary of the Russian embassy in Tehran, was disclosed after his departure yesterday. Brig. Gen. Azlzallah Kamal. military governor of Abadan, said Guz- inov arrived by plane Saturday afternoon from Isfahan and spent the night at the Khuzistan Hotel In Abadan's bazaar district. Guzinov left yesterday morning by automobile for Ahwaz. Kamal said. the federal payroll. Hep. Jensen (R-Iowa>. that such a cut in the payroll should "effect savings of at. least $1,000.000.000." during Ilic fiscal year beginning July 1. The plan appeared certain to gain the ears of some members of (he tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Richard M. Simp of businessmen Indicated strong jacking for » $5,000.000,000 cut In federal spending, »s suggested by Senator Byrd (D-Va). Simpson said 89 per cent of the businessmen who replied lo the poll favor Senator Byrd's propo'snl and 74 'per cent of (hem want to couple that, with > federal sales tax to head off » general $10.000.000,000 tax increase, proposed by the administration. Tav Revenues KsthitateH Simpson estimated that a five per cent retail sales tax would bring In $5.000,000,000 a year. Simpson said he carried out the survey in cooperation with the Com- mlltee of Americans which he described as a non-profit fact finding research organization covering all •18 states and Hawaii. Questionnaires were sent to some 30,000 businessmen, of whom more than 15,000 replied .he said. The plan for cutting back fede- Tom' Hcflin Dies in Alabama LAFAYETTE, Ala., April 23 </I>>— J. Thomas "Cotton Tom" Hclllni 'oriner US. Senator ind one of Alabama's , most stormy political igures, died at his home here yes- crday. H« was 82. The former senator and congress- I nan. whose, |X>litical career ended J n 1330 after his break with the democratic Party two years earlier over the presidential nomination of Al Smilh, had been In declining icalth for .several years. Funeral services will be held here Tuesday, at 11 a.m. (GST). nent personnel, and essential defuse workers would not be Included under the plan. Startinjf July 1, civilian agencies would not be allowed (o fill more Ihnn 25 per cent of (heir vacancies with new employes. There would be no money appropriated to pay new employes over that percentage. -- -• —!•• -••- ' "'• kj 1M ,jj-, Vacancies could be filled by projno- son (K-Pa), a committee member, lions or transfers within a dcpart- said yesterday a nationwide survey I mem, Key medical and law cnforce- Head Courier News Classified Ads. Tibet Peace Delegation Is Reported in China HONG KONG, April 23. M')— A dispatch from Red China today said a peace delegation from Tibet has arrived in Peiping. the Communist capital, via Chungking and Slan. It said the Tibetans were welcomed by government officials headed by Premier-Foreign Minister Choti En-lai. Another Tibetan contingent was reported cnroute to Pelplng via Hong Kong and Canton. Good Nitrate Fertilizer I will liave a c;iv of Calcium Ammonium Nilratt here next week. It contains 20.5% niirogen and the price is $72.00 per ion, F.O.I5., Hlyihevi)]*. Paul D. Foster, Distributor Phones 3418-3153 Blytheville, Ark. 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Phone Ml RESOLUTION Be'it resolved that we, the members of the Blytheville Real Estate Board, in regular session, resolve that we as members, citizens, and taxpayers of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, do by this resolution endorse and subscribe to the principles of the hereto attached editorial entitled "EXPOSE THE FRAUD," written by Alexander Summer, President of the National Real Estate Board, and published in "HEADLINES/' dated April 9, 1951, WHEREAS: We not only endorse the above editorial but we oppose any subsidized housing in the City of Blytheville, unless and without first being referred to the people for referendum and that the City Authorities be required to call an election to be voted •on and approved by the taxpayers before further subsidized housing be approved. Whereas: we would suggest that for the benefit of the citizens of our community and the taxpayers that the Public Housing Authorities submit to the City Authorities a statement of their stewardship as to .cost and expenses of operation and income from rentals collected and whereas, under the Public Housing Act, the purpose of which is slum clearance in cities where slum conditions exist, and not for the pdrpose of acquiring- land and expending- thousands of dollars that have no connection with slum clearance. That a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes of our local board and be published one issue in the Blytheville Courier News, and that a copy be mailed to the National Real Estate Board, Washington, D. C. and to the Arkansas Real Estate Board, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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