The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1951 · Page 7
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TUESDAY, APRIL 24 1951 BLITHEVTLL1, (ARK.)' COURIER Truman Critic May Get Foreign Relations Seat To Save Bipartisan Policy WASHINGTON, April 14. ffi — Senate Democrats may open the anks of the foreign relations com" tee to a sharp critic of President plan's Asiatic program rather risk a blow at the battered bt- forelgn policy. ':;-' The critic Is Senator Brcwster of Maine, Republican who maintains f " " :e t nan rls personal friendship the President despite his opposition to many of the latter's domestic and nternatlonal policies. Senator McFarland o( Arizona, he Democratic leader, told reporters the Democratic Steering Com- inttee will meet later In the week o decide what to do about filling he foreign relations vacancy left the death of Senator Vandenberg (R-Mich). Blair Moody, 49. a newspaper man, was appointed yesterday by Michigan's Democratic governor. G. Mennen Williams, to succeed Van- denbcrg. As a Senate newcomer, he v:il] get minor committee assignments, However, his addltton to the Democratic ranks means that party will get two more committee memberships under the new 50 to 46 margin over Ihe Republicans. McCarthy lo lie Humped Democratic leaders already have made up their minds to bump Senator McCarthy (R-Wls) off the important appropriations committee, IBngJng the present 11 to 10 ma- Sa>V ratio there to 12 to 9. Senator Robertson <D-Va) will get this place. The move will take McCarthy off a subcommittee deal- Ing with State Department ^affairs before he gets a chance to question Secretary of State Achcson. McCarthy has led the Republican attack on Acheson. To pick up their other place. Democrats will change the present 1 to 6 majority ratio on some committee to 8 to 5. They could do this on foreign relations but some Democratic senators said they hope this won't happen because it probably would produce new charges that the bipartl- handled. •Senator McMahon (D-Conn), a committee member, said he thinks It would be a mistake for the Democrats to take an additional seat. Brcwsler Is third In line to flu the Republican vacancy on the committee. Senators Bridges (R-NH) and Taft (R-Ohlol, ahead of him. have indicated they don't want It. Brewsler's Record Brewster has a record of supporting such-administration proposals as the European econom'c aid and foreign arms programs. He supported the troops-to-Europe resolution but backed the amendment calling for congressional action on future troop assignments, which the administration fought. However, the Maine senator has been a strouR advocate of using Chinese Nationalist troops in the Korean War and thus Is lined up with Gen. Douglas MacArthur or this Issue. Moody's appointment generally was hailed by senators who have knoxvn him as a newspaper mar PACT IE TIM san foreign policy Is being roughly choices. covering their activities as head o the Detroit News Bureau here. Republicans kept their praise strictly on a personal basis: Mooily lo "No Party" In Lansing. Mich., Moody told a news conference yesterday he has belonged to no party in the past "but generally speaking. I agreed with the broad objectives which have marked the recovery of the United States from the low levels of the depression under leadership of Democratic presidents." Governor Williams said he believes Moody "will begin Immediately to make a record which will result in his election to the Senate In 1952." "I hope he Is right." Moody said of the governor's statement. Tills seemed to forecast Moody as the Democratic candidate next year. Several Republicans. Including Arthur Summerfield, Michigan national committccmavt. have been mentioned as possible Republican Aerial spraying has proved sue- I budworm. »h!eh attack* »ev«ral | (Several of the geyser*, hot tpringsito b< cleaned annually of cessful in controlling the spruce | tinnier trees, land pool» In Yellowstone park have | thrown In by tourist/ Allied Battalion Loses 2 Trucks Shooting Way Out of Red Trap WESTERN FRONT. Korei, | April 24. (JP)—An allied battalion yesterday broke out of a Chinese trap and reached the main U.N. lines. It lost only two vehicles. "They were surrounded for 20 hours but they held their positions north of the Imjln River and beat i-,off all attacks," said Bob Lasher lfA Rye, N.Y.. Voice of America yjfldlo correspondent. He Joined the battalion by medical helicopter during the siege, "Tanks broke through the Chinese from the south to the banks of the Imjin while Jet planes strafed, rocketed and napnlmeci (firebombed) the Chinese on the south bank of the river. "At 6 p.m. the cutoff units attacked to tho east.' fording the waist-deep river and racing their trucks and jeeps over a rubber pontoon bridge the Chinese were unable to cut. "There was practically no loss on the breakout." Lasher said. "It was all over In 45 minutes with the Chinese pitching mortar shells In the area in an unsuccessful attempt ta stop it." Lasher waded out with the battalion. About two miles south another battah'on supported by tanks stormed three hills trying to reach the river and give the trapped unit a fire cover for their escape. But the attack ran Into a hornet's nest of Chinese who already had crossed the river. After three hours of trying to take the heights above the river the battalion withdrew under cover of darkness with Chinese bugle calls echoing on its flanks. SITUATION WELL IN HAND—Sculptor Willie Soukap places a huge stalk of grain into the gia:'.t hands he created for the Festival of Britain in London. The work of art. depicting human effort in agriculture, will be on display in the festival's "Natural Scene and the Country" pavilion. Mississippi River Deals Out Further Flood Damage in North By The Associated Press • The Mississippi River's spring 'loods dealt further destructive ilows In the upper valley region today. Damage mounted into the mil- ions of dollars. The Red Cross said 7.400 persons were homeless In Iowa. Illinois and Missouri. Another 24,000. the Red Cross said, were threatened with evacuation by the flood waters. Men worked throughout the night In some of the 1 Iowa and Illinois river towns endangered by the swirling waters from the big stream. Some rain and warmer weather was forecast for the area today. Iowa communities — Davenport. Dubunue, Clinton. Muscatlne, Port Louisa and Little Sabula—fought the angry waters. The crest which hit Dubuque Sunday, Is moving downstream with Clinton, Davenport and Muscatine the next major cities lo lace the onslaught. The 8M residents of Sahula, 18 miles north of Clinton, are waging a grim fight against the flood. The town Is surrounded by water except for two highways which lead in on raised grades. Sixty per cent of the were Henry D. Bradley. St, Joseph (Mo) Gazette and C. E. Palmer Eldorado fArk) Dally News. Apollo Blows a Fuse n Clipped-Wing Flight "or Freedom from Park YAKIMA, Wash., April 24 MM— Apollo, a Memorial Park swal lamed for the Greek mythologica !od of manly youth, got a case o 20th Century spring fever yesterday flew too high and blew out a fus in a high power line. Despite clipped wings. Apollo cele brated his release from a wirite pen with a warm afternoon fliehl His gaze wandered to a flitrin wild duck, and Apollo rammed to: speed into the high tension wire. Blue flashes split the air an Apollo fell to the roadway In dead faint. If John Spencer hadn seen the whole affair, rushed ove and administered artificial respira tion, Apollo today would be floatln on high with his mytholoblcal an cestors. Except for 7. few smoky spots o his white coat and a tremendo thirst, the adventuresome swan all right today. _. Canoeing at forest Running the tricky Snake Rivet In Idaho offers thrilJ-seekers "canoeing at its best"! Whiskey at rte1?est- The outstanding Kentucky quality and un- rivnled flavor of Hill and Hill will not make you an expert canoeist. But these characteristics will convince you that Hill and Hill, a favorite for 81 years, is surely "whiskey at ils best." Ask for While ; 3 ^r^&_ Label if you prefer straight .jj- ^ijguja- Kentucky bourbon, or Yellow Label if you prefer a fine Kentucky blend. WILL* 86 PROOF, r/J«< safer'."*"" _«W' \HlLL- '4 70 SQ95 fc pt. l|50 •'Klil. '/; Pi. 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Roberts of the Kansas City Btnr. , New members elected to the board i of directors Included Dolph Simons. Lawrence (Kas) Journal-World. Simons was elected to represent cities under 50,000 population. Three of the four new directors replace publishers who could not be renominated because of a provision in the AP bylaws which limits the service of board members to three consecutive terms. These outgoing "directors include E. Lansing Ray, St. Louis Globe-Democrat The following were among those chosen as members of the nominating committee for 1952: Fred W. Brinkerhoff. Pittsburgh (Kas) Headlight, chairman; and J. N. Heiskell, Little Rock (Ark) Gazette. Named to the auditing committee PHONE 4418 Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleahers AND HILL COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUC K Y Economy ffiaf courts If your budgel'i on your mind— novA the lime to gel the ilory on Mercuryl h's o reol money-lover for mife-ofter-mile economy. For proof, juil Icok ot th« record. 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