The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1946 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 6, 1946
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SATURDAY, Al'KIl, limilz Advises D owerful Navy 'Keep Future Enemies From America's Door/ He Urges In Speech MACON. Ga., April G. (UP) — \ctmlra! chi'slrr w. Nlmltz. chief il naval operiitlons, lasl night urg- «l linn the United Stales maintain strong fighting fleet in order 1 K cep war from American shores. "War is a brulal and uuly thing," Mmltn said in iin address before :he Macon Chnmbtcr of Comnu'rce. Let us prevent it if we can. Let s keep It from our homeland at ny cost, if we must fight." If America must fight aiiolhci 1 var. Nimitz said, "Ho'.v do we want o fight it? TO S H at home and 'alt for the enemy to come lo us? Or do we intend to keep the enc- iy as far from the United States s possible, n ml put our invading; I'niy on ils shores? "Hie answer is obvious, and. as BLYTHKVILLK (AUK.) COUK1EH MOWS Coal Men Should Worry About Atom Plants, Othman Declares BY rUKDKUICK ('. OTHMAN irnUpri Tress Stuff t'nrrrsiwiuli'Ht WASHINGTON, April 5. tUP> — I'm Ijt-^iniiing lo think John h. Lewis and llie coal mine owners, now entering their fourlh week of simi-ling tit each oilier, don't road lh c newspapers. They're ael- iiif; like thrjy never lienrti of the phitoniutn pile. This is a gtulycl, geulleineu, Unit splits atoms in n bnsincs.s-likc way. A chopped atom yels -so hoi it easily hoils water. Tlml makes steam. Caltrli on, coal men? Wliile you fellows sit in suites with pietlire windows and mirror- ct fireplaces nt Ihc Shoreham Hotel, diarKin<; eaeh other with bad lailh in keeping the bituminous mines closed, the scienUsl.s are limiting on maybe closing some of 'em forever. The atomic sU'tim plan is in the world. As soon as the political experts decidp how to control the stuff so nobody'll make bombs (and men of good will expect that will not jje too lon^>, the pUUoniiim m as we can soe into the future j ,, ilcs wi ,fi)egni '{o heat thc'slca 1 '" '* l "" 1 l ""» "* W °""' S ""^ Without' the Navy, the 'contest would be on onr hnme grounds." Nliiiit?. described American air. md, and sea power as a winning; team and. he said, "we can'i afford to break up a winning team." Defending the navy against diaries that it was outmoded. Nhnitz said "The navy will not be obsolete as long as men arc inclined to fisjht." "The instruments used lo discharge the function do become obsolete." he continued. Admiuint: hat the Navy must make changes with progress in development of weapons, the fleet admiral said Five years, maybe? Ten? more, certainly,, before you Not coal I'eUows si art losing customers. L may he pacing the green carpeted halls of the Shorchatn and leaning against the- raspberry-colored wnlls, wailiny for the Amalgamated As- soL'kttjoii of Atomic Activators, a union of the future, to demand shorter hours and higher pay. If that happens. I'll be -back where I am today, tramping the run hi front of .suite 100-G, My I feet are tired, friends, but I have l a si'B^stion: Kiss and makeup and ' 51 ," 1 ' 111115 WorryinB abOUt llU)5C :ilolns ' that the navy's weapons might' 1 got- to thinking about this be radically different following I when I joined 12 other news men atomic bomb experiments. " l 10 »- nl - (< »' ll cl " lt w ' lh John He said a fleet was necessary L- He sat in all easy chair by a to challenge with threat of instant' IjMnishment any attempt lo break' """if peace. "But. some people ask. why do we need a .strong navy when no oilier nation possesses a large fleet except, perhaps, our friends the British? "Naval defense docs not prc-sup- Jiosc the existence of an enemy fleet in comparable size and types. It doe.s not necessarily pre-suppofc the existence of anv enemy warships at all. "There was no Japanese fleet at Okinawa, or hundreds of miles from it. Bu it took a concentration of every kind of fmhlini; ship Ihc novy possessed to capture that vitally Important island. "It is worse than fnvohions for anyone to assert that we could have invaded Europe or Okinawa without a navy, despite the absence of enemy fleets. It is worse than frivolous for anyone to assert that the navy can be abolished because Ihat exists "no fleet to challenge it today. 1 emphasize that a fleet is heeded so long as we intend to keep our enemies on the far sides of the ocean." plate-Klass window overlooking the foliage in Rock Creek I'ark; lie .said lie h:ul It couple of tilings to do und didn't think he'd «et around lo the inoi'iihiK's session between the mine, workers mid the owners. He didn't, either. The rest of (he neBOtiiitors met In a .similar suite on the floor below, where they sat on plum- colored velvet chairs in front of n white marble fireplnoe and. I must presume, insulted each other. At 1 p.m. out came Paul Puller, (he government conciliator, who said nothlni; was aceiinipllshpd. ^ "Don't put me on the spot." he i begged. "1 won't answer questions: 1 can't." Then he got in the elu- valor. Next out were ten of Lewis' assistatil.s.Thcy looked glum. "Nope,' said one. "we got nowhere." The operators stayed inside, At 1:30 p.m. llie door to 100-G swung open. Thirteen reporters filed in iind tried out those velvet scuts. Mine still was wauii. The air was hot from too much humanity and too many medium-grade cigars; the ash trays were heaped. The mine owners had gone to one oC perhaps six other rooms in the suite. Tliev wouldn't come out to talk. The reporters went to the union's suite, where Lewis had met them earlier. Here wns the fireplace with the mirrors reaching (he ceiling, the magnificent window, the beautiful furniture, lewis was gone, but some or his negotiators were there. They read the operators' statement. "Those butn.s," muttered a union leader. That's it, miners, managers, stockholders. The scientists are pel-reeling the atom plants; the Manchuria Still UnderWarCloud Chiang's Government- Blamed For Threats To Political Truce PAGE; THREE UV WAI/TKH I.OCiAN United Press Slaff COITCSIMII CHUNGKING, April 4. (UP) — 14. Gen. Chou En-liil, Chinese Communist leader, charged today t'lill the Nationalist government Is threatening civil war In Manchuria by attempting to drive Communist forces from major towns before the arrival ot the Nalloualisl-Commun- ist-Anieiclan field teams. Chou chained tlmt (he Chiang Kai-shek government was threatening the foundations ol the political truce. Chou called for nil end of what he called "carelessly given" Allied linancial assistance lo the central government. lie said that Nationalist forces plan to attempt lo occupy within the next 1 days a number of Jvlan- ^ churinn towns, Including Szc-pi- ' gkal,, Yingkow. Paku, and 1-Mshmi before the Held teams can gel on the ground. I He charged that llie Nationalists l were planning to send eight more | armies iulo Manchuria which would i "serve the purpose ol enlarging Ihe civil war." * | "We are very concerned and opposed (o additional armies," he said, lie pointed out that the three-man pacification committee, compromising himself. Gen. Chen I g, representing the Nalional- isls, and an American representative hud planned to go to Miiu- chmla before April 5. Now Ihe departure has been delayed to determine how well the lield learns curry out their assignment of hulling lighting belween the Nationalists and Communists. He asserted lhal after the Japanese surrender the Communists in Manchuria moved toward the east mil that llie Nationalists under Gen. Tu U-iuhig moved (o llie west, outflanking the Communists I Instead uf pushing Into Mukden. He charged that the government oicc.s were directly Instigating attacks on Coinmunist-held towns. Chou's statements were made at a press conference, lie charged that the government had distorted llnv,. separate agreements. Ihe cease-lire truce. Ihc army rcoi-gan- ia/tion plan, and Ih,. agreement for restoration of communications. He sali^ H'al if the government could not be reorganised on Ilio basis of Ihc political consultative contciencc decisions Ihe Comnnin- sts could not participate because II would only be a sham." Coming Events MONDAY Woman's Missionary Society nf cMivruy Baptist Church meeting at V!Tc home of Mrs. S. D. McGcc. Woman's Missionary Society of First Baptist Church meeting in circle groups. Circle One meets at the home of Mrs. C. w. Alllick; Cii'cle Two with Mrs. G. C. Hawks; Circle Three with Mrs. Joe K. Waddy nn.-| Mrs. R. a. Cash, co-hostess: Circle Four will) Mrs. C. E. Johnson ;>nd Circle Five with Mrs. M. C. Ontla.v. Woman's Council of First Christian Church nicctiiiK in groups. Faith Group meeting with Mrs. Russell Barham: Hope with Mrs. L. L. Ward and Love with Mrs. Albert Taylor. Woman's Society of Chri.sti.iii Service of First Mr t hod is t Church meeting at the church for program Imcctine. 2:30 o'clock: Mrs. Gcoric |Pyles. leader. Blylhcvillc Choral Society nin.u- |illg at the "Y." City Hall. 8 o'clo:-':. Woman's Society of Christ inn {Service of Lake Street Methodist » iirch meeting at the home of M;-:;. >n Sclicrer. 1313 East Sycamore, ilh Mrs. Don Lutx. as co-hostess. Woman's Auxiliary of First Pre.i- |bytcrian Church meeting in circle groups. Circle One with Mrs. J. arris McCalla. Mrs. R. C. Allen, •co-hostess, at the home of Mrs. G. W. Dillnhunty; Circle Two with Mrs. Ijoe Beasley and co-hostess, Mrs. A. IF. Dietrich; Circle Three with Mia. River Washed Sand - Gravel also (ioml Sandy Dirt for Fills I'huric C. R. HESTER North Highway Gl RADIO REPAIR 1 and 2 day Service on any make <yr rnorlel Reliable PHONE 2642 We Call for and Deliver Fred Callihan Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio S*lrs %nd Service 106 So. First St. Venion Thomasson and Mrs. Jesse White, co-hostess; Circle Four with Mrs. Irwin Jones, 203G Chickasaw- bu and Mrs. Lucy McAdatns, co-hostess. TUESDAY Order of the Eastcr^i Star mecl- inn lit the hall. 8 o'clock, with Mrs. Marvin Crittenden leading program. Charlevoix Chapter of Daughter.; of the American Revolution meeting at Hotel Noble, I o'clock, with Mrs. W. A. Alllick, Mrs. C. P. Tucker and Mrs. E. B. Woodson, hostesses. Senior Paierit-Tcnchcr Association meeting at the school. 3 o'clock, pre. ceded by an Executive Board sr •> sion. La Nueve Club meeting with M s Cecil Branson. WEDNESDAY Mrs. Jesse Taylor entertains Tuesday Club. Mrs. W. J. Pollard entertains Wednesday Bridge Club. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen has Town and Country Club. THURSDAY Entre Nous Club guests of Mrs. John Foster. Octette Club meeting with Mrs. n. C. Rose. GNB Club meets with Joe Fitzpatrick. Mrs. Bill Turner hostess to Alpha Beta Bunco Club. Read courier News Want Ads. statesmen are drawing up lh c rules. Looks to me like coal nuiy become an interesting mint-nil in ' Ihe museum. Read Coudrr News Want Ads. Luxora Society—Person*! . .WKSI.KVAN OtllLIt The Wesleyan Guild of the Mclh- idlst Church met with Mrs. A. II. lio/ellc, Tuesday night. Mrs. Weil Steed gave Ihc devotional. "The Fruit ol Ihe Spirit," Mrs. Charles •ewls was the program leader and Introduced (he licv. Charles Ixr.vis who discussed "Peace Foundations in Latin America." During the social 'hour the hostess served a sandwich plate and coca-colas. Hoy Ware, low KCOI'C jirlzc. ' 01VKS TMKATKK I-ARTV Mrs. M. L. Richardson entertained U members of the younger group with 11 parly In honor oJ her daugh- ler, I'utsy Ann, on her blrlhdf.y Tuesday night. Alter games mxl Ice cream ond cake were enjoyed In the home, thn guests went to (he Lux TlicaUr to see "Hccklcss Afje." Oren IIcffhiKton und fiunlly are spi'iidlni; the weekend with Mr. Ilef- hiRton's fiiiher, IX-c Hcfflnetoii, »t 'Inolu, Ark, Mrs. Naomi lluyncs l.i visiting her ion. Wllllum lluyncs and family. In West Memphis, over (he weekend. J'he out-of-town guests for the UcHaney-Alltn wedding were Mr. Allen's mother, Uri. Anna O. Allen •nd «r«. > c«rt..«i l jj«y--Jr.. of LMto Rock, Ark., Mn/.T. H. MlUb.ll, Mn. D. M. Ju4*on, Mrs. Simrn* Wri«ht. Mri. Curl Stote*. Mr». Lloyd Judson ol Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Young, of Heath, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Thad Nlool, J. T. Sudbury, Richard Becker of BlythevUle, Mr. «nd Mrs. Bob OlJle»pie, Mrs. H. M. Krwln »nd Mrs. Herbert SWppen of Osceola, Ark. Mrs. 1IQNOKKI). Mrs. loilmibetli UllUinnn enter- tutneit live tables at dessert bridge Thursday afternoon, In honor of Mrs. Maxlnc Mclliiney. The honiii was decorated In spring iloweis. Mrs. Mcllaney wus given u ploture. Mrs. l.i-iu Stanford won high wore prim-, Mrs. Sum Uowen cut prize, and Mrs. BONDED AND INSURED 24-Hour TAXI SERVICE CALL 968 Railroad Htrffl Bill Wundcrlich Rear KoWmon'i Drui Blare Ktmore Baa *a W*BMB TOKYO <UP)-For the flrst time In history women will be permitted to enter Tokyo Imperial University us students n«xt tall. . t R*ld Courier M*w§ W«nt Ad*. Approved Avery Sales and Service. Let us repair and service your Avery equip- men. FOR SALE Funk's G Hybrid Seed Corn Cotton Hoes Cultivator Sweeps OWENS TRACTOR CO. A. C. OWENS, Owner & M 9 r. 112 N. Franklin Phon* 3617 This husky scven-month-old boy sends up n lusty howl for his missing mother from his crib in the New York Foundling Hospital. He was abandoned on the hospital steps. A NATURAL AID FOR Hyper-Acidity OF THE STOMACH Mountain Valley Water Is a natural old In helping ellmiimtc wastes from the system. Not laxative, It works gently through the kidneys. Ask your doctor about this famous health water from Hot Springs, Ark. It has been prescribed for more than 5 yean. Free booklet on request. ORDER A CASE. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division BIylheville, Ark. \Vc have fresh ground meal and chicken chops, fine or coarse. Hay and mixed fround feeds. Also custom jrlndilis-crushinc. \\'c are uow buying poultry. SON South Second On Old Bcrtig Gin Lot LAN GLEY & Lawnmowers Expertly sharpened antl repaired. Phone ^' e I'kk "I' an( ' deliver. Immediate service and guaranteed satisfaction 2 I 92 assured. \Ve also specialize in gas and electrical welding. F. L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP 215 N. Second SOMETHING NEW! READY-MIXED CONCRETE Foundations-Sidewalks-Driveways-Porches Call SI7 for estimates PRIDE and USREY COAL and CONSTRUCTION CO. Approved FHA Contractors $175,000.00 RATE REDUCTION Yes, We're Doing It Again, Folks During the p.isi 15 years your electric rates, on the average, have been cut just about in half. Now, here's more good news. Soon, very soon, there'll be another substantial rate reduction—amounting to $ 1 75,000.00 annually—for the people we serve in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. Practically every one of our customers will benefit from these lower electric rates—a reduction made possible because of the efficient operation by the men and women of Ark-Mo Power Company and your own wider use of this vital energy. * It will he only a matter of weeks until this new rate reduction goes into effect. Please watch this newspaper for further announcement. Ark-Mo Power Co. "More Electricity-At Lower Rates-For Better Living"

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