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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 6, 1946
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BLYTHEV KTHKVU.LE (AUK.) COUU1KU THM DO! VOL. XI,HI—NO. 14 Bl»th*viUe Dally Nem BlythevlUe Courier Blythtvllta Herald Mlululppl Valley jnchuria Still iderWarCloud KEEP POWER Tf hiong's Government lamed For Threats b Political Truce COURIER NEWS live liT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI rluirln lU'kl t, SATURDAY, APRIL G, 1940 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CRNTB Governor Laney Talks At Luxora Rotary Meeting Lack Of Co-Operation Now Contrasted With Unity During Wartime LUXOIIA, Ark., April 6.—The Lux ora Rotary Club had as its guests Thursday night, the Osceola Rotarians and Rotary Anns, Luxora Rotary Anns and others to hear the Sliest speaker, Governor Ben Lnney of Arkansas. The Governor was Introduced by the prosram leader. Frank Barham. Governor Lnncy spoke on the many things that can be done and must be done before there can be the Eternal Peace for which all the people arc clamoring. He nsked that the Hotavians guests think of the serious plight o] our country this time last year and compare the ways in which the people were co-operating to end the w;ir and the lack of co-operntion today, alter it has ended. "The valor of our l>oy.s and gift: iii stopping the struggle," he salt! "is n source of pride but the war i not won \et, and let us nut iorge the cost." The Governor stressed Lewis Rejects Idea Of Letting Government Fix New Contract B; United Press BY WALTKK LOGAN e<l 1'rtss Staff Corr«S|»ml*i' 1UNOKING, April .). Gen. Chou • En-lai. imunist trader, charged lodny —I the Nationalist government is jaleniiig civil war In Manchuria attempting to drive Communist :es from miijor towns before the l«;il ot the NalLounUst-Conimuu- Aincrclnn field teams. :hou cluugcd thnt the Clilam; l-shek government was thrcaten- the foundations of the political .ce. Chou culled for un end of m, TRUMAN ADVISES I ludiiy on-.-, f ' . mu>nl is tack',* ... ... ... ... = 'We'll Be First Target' The threat of a coal shortage was HKgravHtcd today f e - . cl>ou " loaders of 400,000 striking coal miners rejecter! a proposal H,,™^', ,,o.,,., ^ „ ...:o end the walkout and let the government write a noitriu government. union contract. ic said that Nationalist forces President John I,. Lewis of the United Mine Worker*." to «w«ni>t to occupy within (AKL), was disclosed to have rejected the suggestion l("a u {ovuv? 'includlne "szo-'pi- permit a government hoard to draft a new contract will', Ansimn, 'vini;ko\v. Pnku, nnd the, mine operators. Little hope was Keen of all immo.diaUum before tlie field teams settlement as the strike entered its sixth day. » CL °" lnc B™und. More than 700,000 workers were idle in reconversioi' piMmfifg't^sciid cig'l'i"'more strikes and shutdowns. The major developments: K (u to Manchuria which would 1. The senate approved a 65-} c the of enlarging the cent national minimum hourlj'\vtxr " * wage. Tbc wage bill, which mus^ arc vm . camcvncd nlu , op- be approved by the house woukj , 0 1>ttdmom>1 m . mU . S; " | K raise the minimum hourly pay Hc 1)0tl)l( , (1 oul tlml Ul( . of 2,260,000 workers from the pre-,,.,„ „ ,>s,cmc«tlon committee, sent 40-cent level. ^_ _ 2. Approximately 136.000 auto workers were idle because of n«mcn are drawing up the rules. ists •it war would not be over as long ns high government officials and everyone else kept arguing. Hc stated that arguing is the Democratic way of settling Issues nnd that there is no objection to it until all the time is taken up in arguing instead of doing something to settle the differences. He asked that we think of the opportunities thnt are America's today, and what America can do. Bvit, he stated, to do this, we must not let happen, as he is afraid it is happening, the same thing that happened after the end of the first World War—forget what should bo done and think only of selfish interests nnd gains. , . '.'ijej}.her .the. PrvSi!iKiS*";r.»veniors Congress, nor 'diplomats,"'he wen' on to say, "can do it alone. Cooperation is needed." Other points brought out by C!ov rrnor Lancy were that lack of in tercst must be laid aside. We imis have courage to get us over llv rough spots. The Ilotarian's saying. "He Profit Best Who Serves Best" must be - practiced in the right way. Ther must be enough interest in th welfare of the country to lay asid personal interests. Today too man people want what they want regard less of who has to sacrifice to them. We must make further cor trlbutions and sacrifices unless v, repeat the things we did after tli First World War and "father" ar other, more terrible one. Governor Laney ended by sayin "Let us give what we have to mak contributions to prevent these things. Out-of-counly guests introduced were Arthur Adams and Joe Clay Young of Jonesboro, Bill Smith. Governor Lnney's secretary, of Little Rock, and Carrol Watson, Rotary Governor Of District 138. Sonny Lackmann Spelling Champ Eighth Grade Student Wins County Contest Here This Morning Spelling clearly nnd contidenlly. Frederick "Sonny" Lackmann, eight- grndc student nt Blylhc- ville Junior High School, outspelled 24 other contestants this morning In the Mississippi County Division of the Press-Scimitar Spelling Bee. , The contest, held at the Court- that the house here, was for students of strike of 113 truck drivers against* to me "he conl may become tile Briggs Manufacturing Coni-^erc.sting mineral In the inu- pany. Detroit, and partial shut-' downs at General Motors and Ford Motor Corp. 3. Detroit's mayor Edward J. Jef orders concerning partisan act tie.s. "Dn you remember an order au- Gill Appoints Scout Leaders For District The district committee of North Mississippi County District, Eastern Arkansas Area Council. Boy Scouts of America, has been completed Noble Gill, district chairman, announced today. l.. G. Nash hns been appointed the additional member on the Council Executive Board; Harvey Morris will servie on the district commitlce; J. Lonis Cherry and L. G. Nash will serve on the Or- pnnization Extension committee James Terry wns appointed chairman of the Leadership Training Committee and Graham Sudbury. chairman and Cecil Lowe, vice chairman of the Committee of Ad- vnnccment. Rupert Crafton will be chairman of the Camping Activities Committee; Dr. Joe Beasley. Health and Safety chairman, and Russell Phillips, Finance Committee chairman. The camping Activities Commit-1 tec will have a campoiee the sixth nnd seventh of Ji" lc and Ihe Leadership Training Committee will have n Scoiiters Course in May. I Tlic Extension Committee has added six new units, troops or cub packs, in this district. The district committee wns completed and plans made for Scouts in the district at a meeting here Thursday night at Mr. GUI's office. Present to assist in conducting the session were Ward Akcrs of Joncsboro and Vcrnon James, local executive. Weather ARKANSAS-iPartly cloudy, scattered showers today and in easl and south portions early tonight. Not quite so wnrm tonight, Sunday pnrt- \y cloudy. venth and eighth grades under > years of age. Taking second plnce was Emma can Kendall of Boynton, who trip- cd on the word "Industrious." She F as awarded a cash prize of $10. "Sonny," who wilt next go to lemphis tt enter the contest there \pril 26, was awarded a $25 War 3ond by Delta Implement Company or winning today. He Is 12 years f age. A poised speller, he spelled luickly and easilj' and when in- roduced as the "chump" he toolc in indrawn breath, smiled arid .tailed shaking hands with coh- tratulators. -Oue..ouloofccr .remarked. : tljat the' contest was as much for poise and ;oolness as spelling. Most of the spellers stood relaxed and spelled their words with clearness and confidence. Other competitors were Peggy Jen of Osceola, Penrline Brents of Uuxoro, Gertrude Waldrip of Rosa, Ola Mae Alford of Clear Lake, Wandn Grimes of Gosnell, Ida Joe Palincntz of Milllgan Hidge, Johnnie Harrison of Joiner, Annette Whistle of Dell, Sarnh Clements of Wilson, Betty Sue Hodge of Lon c Oak. Kitty Bell Plunkett j of Promised Land. Billy Scribner i of Number Nine, Bobby Jean McDonald of Burdette. Peggy Langiey of Lcachville, Margaret Brock of Pawheen, Lorenc Wilson of Flat Lake. Lucilc Lambert of Brown. Lucilc Lott of Brinkley. Guelda Simpson of Blackwater, Emma Jo lass of Stillman. Ruby Lloyd of >J T ^« and Eunice Campbell of 'ictoria. Miss Louise Phillips of Wilson >ronouuced words in the finals. Judges were Mrs. Grant Collar ' Rosa. A. A. Adams of Osceoli Mrs. Oliver Clark, principal of Shawnee School nt Joiner, Mrs. Thomas Ivy of Gosnell and Mrs. ileminn Bcarden Edwards of Leach- illc. feries, Jr.. proposed restoration of jitney service ns the city's transportation strike went Into Us fifth day. 4. Conciliation conferences Intended to nvert a threatened strike against the Cincinnati, O., Gas and Electric Co., were recessed on reports (hut the walkout would not begin before suudny. 5. Striking tugboat workers Bel up picket lines which tied up the port of Philadelphia. 6. Federal conciliators were hopeful that the strike of 30,000 em- ployes of International Harvester Co. would be settled today. The company arid the United Farm Equipment Workers, (CIO1. have agreed on most Issues, Including nn 18-ceut hourly wage Increase, and were meeting to write a new contract. The coal dispute has closed the nation's soft coal mines for six dnys and forced sharp curtailment Edward Ft. Burke, president of the Southern Coal Producer's- As- l ,th»t l«wli ".brushed aside with- scorn plan offered by the compromise Industry a closed bargaining conference. Burke charged that Lewis <lelib eratcly was stalling because he did not think the. time was ripe to start serious negotiations to end the walkout, called over union demands for new safety regulations and health benefits. • At Detroit, truck, drivers belonging to the CIO United-Auto Workers Union reportedly struck agnins Briggs, manufacturer of auto bod es, over seniority'' provisions of '• new contract. thorlzlng lhc crudest measures because huninn life cost absolutely nothing In eastern territories?" Rudenko nsketl. "Yes." Kcilel replied. "You signed this order?" Again Keitel snid, "Yes." Rudenko nsked. "You considered It correct, nnd apt?" "Ye.s," . Keitel replied. "It wns well known fact that lives were lot resjiected in eastern »nd So•let teritories." The Soviet prosecutor quoted thcr order which stated that Troops have the right and are ob- igatcd to take any measures without restriction against women *»* J children." '• "Thai is correct." Keitel said.' "You.consider this order right? "Yes. But of course no Germar soldier an dno German crfflcei ever thought of killing women arid children." To that Rudenko said. "There were such cases. Millions of them'.' Keitel replied, "I do not belley.u that." ."-.,. A report -by Admiral Wllhelm Janarl.s, the lale German intelli- ,;eiii:e chieftain, protesting agaths :he mass killings of Russian prl soners was mentioned bv Ruden ko. He nsked Keitel it he agreed with the Canaris reported. Keitel answered, "I shared hi Building Burns On Lilly Street Nation Must Safeguard Peace, resident Warns On 'Army Day' By MKRK1MAN SMITH Hulled I'rcM Staff Cnrmpondenl CHICAGO, April 6, (U.P.)—President Trumiin today, vnviictl of possibly conflict in the Middle East and declared he United States must gird itnelf to defend peace in an ttomic urea when, if war comes, ''we are likely to be the 'irat target." , Tho President in an Army Day address at Soldier Field •cstalcd bnsie U. S. foreign policy—world peace and secur- 'ty through ;i United Nations supported by American might. He reminded thnt "no country is so remote from us that it may not uoi^e day bo involved in a matter which .hroiilciiR the peace." Mo culled anew for prompt unification of the armed forces in a single department, extension of Selective Service' for another year beyond the presently scheduled May 15 expiration date, und adoption of universial trailing to 1 prepare America for war, "Lf war unhappily should ever come again." /^, "Next II,lie—If there musl be n i — — ~next time," the President snld, "we are likely to be the first target." Ho wnrncd ihnl International rl- vnlry in tho Ncnr nnd Middle East, If permitted to get out of hand, "might, suddenly erupt into conflict." For thai reason, ho tickled, countries of those regions " not be threatened by coercion or JIBIIC- trnlion." As for the Knr East. Mr. Trumnn snld. the; Unltoil States wnnU peace This is the soldier of todny. He is Thomns S. Hnrbcrl, 23, of Cleveland, Ohio. He fought the enemies of his country, saw victory, 1 i returned to civilian life. But he realized the need for protection of our peace and security, nt least until security can be guaranteed by negotiation nnd peaceful arbitration. He, and thousands of other* like him, re-enlisled. The Army is building n force of 1,600,000 men, for occupation duties, for rnalntiilnlng Ihc security garrl- son* M GUI outlying bases, ior manning our posls at home. The ~ ' >Arr.jy needs men./ , j^.'.--.-'—— *** •'* Used Furniture Store And Blacksmith Shop Destroyed By Flames The blacksmith shop and used furniture store on Lilly street was ^destroyed by fire this morning, discovered nt 6 o'clock. The flames, originating in the Kades Blacksmith Shop, spread to Ihe Farmer Furniture Store, also in the frame building off Main which formerly housed the Shepherd Grist Mill. Origin of the- fire was undetermined. Firemen prevented the flames from spreading to the adjacent Hinson Garage, but most of the stock in the furniture store and the building was damaged, be- mrt repair. Estimate of the loss had not been completed at noon today, Fink Chief Roy Head said. Firemen were called to 409 East Oak yesterday afternoon when fire from burning grass ignited an outbuilding at the Ocorge Ingram house. Damage was slight. Yarbro Student Contest Winner Millie Ann Mollory Awarded First Place Honors At Memphis Millie Ann Msllory. student at Yarbro School, won first place this morning in the "Books Bring Adventure" Quiz contest at Memphis. Competing with students from grade schools in Memphis, other (towns in Tennessee. Mississippi and Arkansas, she won a $25 War Bond for answering the most questions. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. V. Mallory. Those from Blytheville Centra and Yarbro School competing in the final elimination, broadcast this morning over radio station WMC were {Catherine Hofstetter and Ellis Ray Swain of Yarbro Echoo and olcna Stone and Will Whitncr of Central School. This quiz is a climax to tin second "Books Bring Adventure Contest, sponsored by Memphi ^Junior League. From the two schools here, 6 Indents participated in the com Ktition. They were accompanied to Mem Ms by Miss Alice Marie Ross Mrs. Lillian Franks and Miss Mir lie Foster. Rudenko then submitted to th war criir/-, tribunal the origin* of the Cnnaris report, on whicl Keitel had written a marginal note This note to Carmris said. "Thcs suggestions are according to you soldier's view of the conception at conducting n war as a knight, but do not fit in with the new idea of this new war. Therefore I approve such measures and I stand behind them." Keitel admitted that he had written It, "Then," said Ruflenko. "you who ere called field marshal, who call- himself n soldier, you by your wn bloody resolution In 1941. you pproved and sanctioned ttie mur- er of defenseless unarmed sol- iers taken by you as prisoners." Keitel answere, "I signed those ecrees and I assume the respon- ibilfty." "Is it in accordance with the reed of a soldier to issue sucJ: rders on prisoners of war and he civilian population?" Keitel shouted. "Yes. as far as eprisals' are concerned, during Au- rust arid September when we hearc what happened to German soldiers n battle, when -we found hundreds of them lying in heaps murdered.' Here Rudenko hastily interrupted, "enough of this, defendant Keitel. You may talk about murdered German prisoners of war, but you and I know, and you have admitted, that before the war—In May. 1941—you signed a directive concerning the shooting of Soviet prisoners." "Yes, I signed it- before the war." Kcftci said, 'b'ut also it didn't contain the word murder." N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, April 6. (UP)—Colton closed very steady: open high low close 28.30 23.04 28.19 28.24 28.26 March May .. July .. Oct. Dec, .. Spots up 1C. ... 28.30 .. 28.04 .. 28.19 .. 28.25 .. 28.28 closed 28,56 28.27 28.34 28.45 28.49 nominal at 28.5 28.24 28.33 28.4' 28/< 28.79 Hero's'P Receive Medal At Little Rock LITTLE ROCK. April 6. (UP) — Army Day In Arkansas begun this morning when Mr. and Mrs, H. T. Terry' of Little Rock received the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to their son, the late Capt. Seymour W. Terry. The presentation was made tn the hambers of Gov. Ben Lnncy in .he state capltol. Gen. Emll F. Rclnhnrclt, commanding officer of the Infantry rc- itacement training center at. Camp toblnson, made the presentation, observing that Terry exhibited "outstanding vnlor which cost him his Ife.", Signed by Prenident Truman, the citation commended Terry for nc- tion against Japanese pillboxes on Okinawa inst May 11th while serving ns commanding ofllcer ol Company B of the 3B2iid Infantry Division., Veterans Group Other Officers Named For Local VFW Post On Thursday Night Livestock Chicago Wheat July . 183'.i 183V5 183'i l«3'i Sept . 183H 183',-i 183!i 183'i Hogs—300; market steady. Cattle none; cnlves none. Compared with last week's close: steers and heifers strong to 25 cents higher; replacement steers up more: other classes generally steady. Tops for week: choice 835-lb. Mixed yearlings $17; choice 886-11). heifers $18.85; good cows $13.75; good bulls $14.25: odd head $15.00: good sausage bulls $13: choice vealers J17.M: choice 66-lb. replacement steers $16.25. Bulks for week: choice steers $16.75-17; good to choice S15.6016.50: medium to good $14.25-15.50; few common to medium $12.50-13.35: good and choice mixed yearlings and heifers $14.50-16.75; medium SIZ.M14: common $10-11.50; good cows $13.50-13.75; common and medium $9.50-12; dinners and cutters S7-fl: good heavy beef bulls $13.75-14.25; medium to good sausage bulls SI 1.51113: choice venlcrs $17.30: medium to good 13-16.50: good and choice replacement steers $15-16; medium to'good 13.35-H.25. J. I^u'ris McCalla will serve Conur.ander of Dlytheville Vctcrnn of Foreign Wars ['ost, Other officers elected nt a meet ing Tlmrsdny night at the Annoi were: Joe Pride, senior vice com mander; James Guard, junior vie. cominiimlcr; H. L. Hnlscll Ji qunrtcrmustcr; Jnck Flnley Robh son, chaplain; Gene F,, Brndlc judge advocate. Mnkinj; up tho board of tru: lees will 1/e Bill Ellis, Mnrshn Illncknrd nnd Ted Wowser. These officers, to serve un nest March, will be Installed 1 the outgoing commander, Mr. Hlncknrcl, April IB, at the Armory. To be present at this meeting nre commanders from jx>sts nt. Jonesboro. Trnmnmi. Osceola. Hnr- risbnrg. Wynne, Enrle and Wesl Memphis. and security there, too, and expects , Great lirllnln nnd other nn- ons interested in lliat part of world "to pursue the same ob- ctlvcs." The President niuncd no names i Ills remarks on tho Middle East, ut backgrounding his warning wns ic now apparently settled dispute, Irccl recently before the United N»- ons Security Council, over Soviet •oops In Iran. Russia hns prom- led to get her forces out of the oll- tcli little, country by May 6. KeviewK Parade Mr, Truman spoko.after.revlewlni i mammoth parade In which 15,000 men nnd hundreds of tanks, jeeps rucks, and planes took part. Th :cumlry wns celebrating Army Dn Ith pnrndes for the first time since 1041. Other spcnkcrs hern Included Secretary of War Robert P. Pat- crsoii and Gen. Dwiglit D. Elsen- lowor. Army chief of staff. Patterson! n|so culled for universal trainings declaring thai 11 Is "Iho only way" to Insure nntlonnl defense. Warning that Ihore nre millions who -hate us for our victory ".in World War If, Patterson declared thai "the nonce we hnvc won shall be held firmly." Elsenhower decried "jingoism nnd saber milling" but said America musl protect, its victory and plow up "the lemnlnlni! weeds of Axis doctrines." He said the Army "believes In strength without nrro- gance; firmness without discourtesy; loynlty without servility." President, Truman said the Near nnd Middle East presented "grave strong . .</<?, because only BO long as. we remain strong can we Insure the pence of the world." Then ho took his program for the nrmed services, one point at a time: . . • • Unification—It does not rncaiv subordination of any branch of the service or loss of Identity. It uenii.s "a concentration and cb- icreloi) of our best military nought . . . and resource*, geared- o maximum efficiency." Draft extension—"Wars are dif-. forcnt from baseball games where,, nl the end of the game, the teams get dressed and leave the park. In wars, the victors must make sure Unit there will not be a recurrance of enemy aggression and-tyranny. . . The process us long and exacting. It requires an army ot mr.ny men. Arid 1 that army can bo continuously and adequately supplied for another year only by the Selective Service Act.. ,.' Mr. 'Truman said'*t tf, con-'' gresar faito 'to-'eJrtend - the -draft, these alternatives are faced: 1. "We shall have to keep men Indefinitely In foreign lands, who, by reason of long service, are Justly entitled to home home to their families." 2. "Or we shall turn. our backs upon the enemy before the victory Is finally assured." "Justice to the men still In the nrmed forces, justice to all our peoplo nnd to civilization itself, forbids the choice of either of these alternatives," he • added. Arid, t|ic Congress. I am sure, will lot choose either." problems" because of vast natural resources nnd convenient Innd, nlr and water transportntion facilities. And the countries In which these resources nnd facilities lie. he noted, lire strong enough by themselves to withstand powerful aggression Bonnie Jean Enters Hospital; Gifts Continue Bonnie Jean went to Little Rock /csterday afternoon — dressed up iust like any other 15-year-old girl going away for a visit, because people of this section have a :ienrt. They didn't have much time because news of her being crippled for the past four years and going again to the hospital was not generally known until several days ago. But she had a "going away party, approximately $200 to be placed In a special fund for future use, nnd clothes and other gifts worth at least $150, it was estimated ... all because some one told her story. Bonnie Jean Harry, also known as Bonnie Jean Baker, is entering a hospital in Little Rock, under the Crippled Children's project, In hope tht treatment this time wll wheel chair and perhaps lo urn to school some day. An attempt is being made to keep a record of all the gifts she received but in the excitement. some may have been overlooked. Mrs. Damon McLeod was hostess to a party Thursday night for Bonnie jean with students of the Central Ward sixth nnd Lange fifth grades invited. Mrs. Lillian Franks, who teaches her every other afternoon In special project, was also Included in the 15 present. Cash gifts amounting to $108.60 were presented the happy girl ns she was surrounded with all kinds of gitts. "Buddy" Spain took her gifts in his taxi to the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Knight. aken bv Miss May Nelson, of Model studio who also gnvn her n strand of pearls. Tho photograph was made while at the party ns she opened package nftcr package. Russell Campbell, criticnll injured in ?n airplane nccldcnt Jan. 1. telephoned from his bed that lie wanted to present Bonnie Jean a new dress from Miss Whitsitl's Shop. Employes of the Canning Factory sent $80.71: Mrs. Noy Hunt $2; Mrs. Jvfilrtrcd Webb Short, $1.50; Mrs. John Mnreum. $3; Bella Sigma Chapter. $6; Fitzpatrick Jewelry Store, S5. Miss Dorothy Cross sent cloth- Ing, as did Mrs. Potter, Mrs. McLeod, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bracey. Names of persons and firms Many Visitors At Rabbit Show Winning Entries Will Be Announced Today At Fairgrounds Here Hntli grownups nnd children are visiUiiR the Mississippi Counly Pi'irgroimrls lodny where the second Rabbit Show is being singed by Ihc Mo-Ark Kabbltry Assocln- tion under sponsorship of the na- lionnl organization. Visitors from distant nointa were on hand for the opening this morn- Ing with more expected later today and tomorrow, when the show also wll he open to the public nnd winners will be designated. Among visitors who arrived this morning were Judge Dick Bern- hcnrrit of St. Louis. Chris Rnnlien- berg. Rose Uannclibcrg and Dor- Why Ann nanncnberg of Pine Bluff; Mr. and Mrs. W. C Warren. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ix-e Lawrence of Sikcs- ton, uro.; W. T. Robinson of Anna. III.: Mr. Case, Mr. Bradley and Sam Gargus of Little Rock; \>i C. Marchildor of Hatmn. David Hoshall. H. L of Memphis: Bobby nrndley of Wilson; Dorothy ,Marino of Coltoi Plant; L. D. Hunt of Madlsonville Tcnn. Cairo. Ill,; E. T Summcrlin, E. M Gee. J. W. Hann Water Main Breaks Water flooded the corner of 16tl nnd Main streets yesterday after noon for a short time when n wate m»kf It possible for her to leave Bonnie Jean had her photogroph announced Monday, sending gifts to the party will be main broke as workmen were re * ^ ..... «.|^|HM<K lAftb< patting a leak. "It Is easy to see, therefore," he snid, "how the Near nnd Middle Enst might become nn arenn of Intense rlvnlry between outside powers, and how such rivalry might suddenly erupt Into conflict, "No country, great or tmall. has legitimate interests in the Near and Middle East which cannot be reconciled with the interests of other nations through the United Na- llons. "The United Nations hnve n rlgh o Inslsl that the sovereignty nnd ntegrlty of the countries ot Un Vcar nnd Middle Enst must not be hreatcncd by coercion or penctra Ion." Mr. Truman added llinl If pence I o be prcserve'd and strcngthenC' n the Near nnd Middle East, "w cannot be content merely to assur wlf-qovcriiment and independence. "The people of the Near and Middle Enst want to develop their resources, widen their educational op- wrtunities. and raiso their standards of living." he said. "The United States will do Us part in helping bring this about." In his discussion of Ihc Far East. Mr. Truman forthrighlly stated whnl this country expects from other interested nn lions. We recognize thai the Soviet Union, the British commonwealth and other nations have Important Interests in the Far Enst,".he said. "In return we expect recognition by them that, we also have nn interest in maintaining pence and so- ciirity in that area. 'We expect understanding dh their part thnt our objectives are dedicated to the pursuit of peace; and we shall expect them to pursue the same objectives." Most Remain Strong Mr. Truman prefaced his discussion of unification, draft extension nnd universal training with this statement: "The United States today Is strong nation; there is none stronger. "We ar* determined to, remain Universal training— It Is "not onscrlplion" but training. "It does not mean that our •oung men would have to serve in he Army or Navy for any period luring peacetime," he said. "What s proposed is that each individual be trained and fitted by his nation o take his place If war unhappily should ever come again.'* In reviewing American foreign idlcy the President stuck to . the 'iindamentals ho announced lasl Navy Day In New York. Hc said American foreign policy wns "based 'squarely upon the pursuit of peace and justice; and it definitely rejects any; selfish nd- vances for ourselves." "The Immediate objective of our foreign policy 13 to support the United Nations to the utmost,' 1 ho declared. H« expressed confidence that the UN Security Council was "Xully capable" of settling international disagreements. He reiterated the good neighbor policy In this hemisphere to an around-the-world review of current clndillons. "The United States," he said, "intends to Join with the other sovereign republics of America in a regional pact to provide a common defense against, attack." He did not, however, say whether this regional pact would include Argentina! The President spoke only briefly about atomic energy nnd the problems It poses. He said it wns this nation's desire to see that the new- atomic power is harnessed to serve and not destroy mankind. N. Y. Stocks A T& T 101 1-2 Amer Tobacco 831-2 Anaconda Copper *"* 5-8 Beth steel ' 107 Chrysler 1341-2 Gen Electric 18 1-2 Gen Motors 731-2 Montgomery Wnrd 94 1-4 N Y Central 27 3-8 int Hamster 95 5-8 North Am Aviation 12 3-4 Republic Steel .' 341-2 Radio 173:8 Socony Vacuum 16 3-B Stvtdabekar 311-4 Standard of N J 711-8 Texas Corp 62 1-4 Packard 10 1-4 U S St««l *5 1-* Chicago Rv* July . 325X 339Vi 23SU Itttt 14*4

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