The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 10, 1948
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RIGHT — "^^^^»« Stole Department arid Army Square Off for Battle Over Plan Jo Rebuild Japanese Economy ,''•' By H. II. Sliarklnr* .-.»•' I'tiHeit 1'rcss Staff Ciirirspondenl ^ WASHINGTON, March 10. (U.P.i-T)ip stal. IX'paKmcnt and the >n?ijr Kjuared off today lor t battle over rebuilding Japan as the "work•hop tt the Orient." •' They are weed that the former enemy country should ajjaln become • '[workshop." The Issue is what kind. .The problem IB involved In com-* • . .plicated technicalities, Bui, at thai , , , ' ' '" n |" r , '"dors In (lie. determination at the •xpense of oversimplification, the •ujor positions appear to be these: , 1.-Rebuilding a Japanese economy wJth VMl JK?HV>' industrial enter—'--- inducting steel production o us, policy on JaiwiKw reparations. This jwlicy was acceptor! i>y sill of the members of the ll-ru- ilon Eastern Commission—tlie •prisw,. including stool production . " ir Eilslc ni Commission—the cipiclly even higher than Japan's ! I m: ," tlonal 1>ocl >' responsible for w»rtim« peak, and geared lor max- fo ''» 1 " l;1 "''l! l>°'icy on Japan, taumi export*. *•"" tlle strongest advocates ot exports. 1 Reconstructing Japan along more- 'modest lines, in view of the ln»> of her empire which .supplied r»»' materials, and ReariiiR Hie, economy more to the production rif eaiuumer goods ivliich would rni.'s khe standard ot living of the Japanese themselves, • The 'issue has been xinoiiltliviiig •behind the scenes for months. ft •waa indirectly brought into tlip open today when Secretary of the Army Kenneth C. noyall made public it ,r«port of more than 300 pa^os on in -"Industrial Reparation Survey of J*p«ti." Survey Costs $650.000 Trie army report wn.>, madi- by "Overseas Consultant. 1 ;. Inc." — a iroup of private eni-'iiieer- Ing corporations. The army h:is not approved or disapproved of its findings. It repori.-rfly allowed til.: group a maximum of $050.000 ot government money to do the Job. "Hi* report to the army recom- mendi that the United si/ites junk H* present policy on Japanese rep- aratlona and Jiidira strength of Jap&nesa industries and stop oil ^emovftls of plants for reparation payment* except "primary war fa- • llitli»." . It specifically recommends that mqrt than 8,000.000 tons of' •t*el production capacity will hn needed .In Japan. In contrast, the existing U.S. and allied policy calls lor 3,500,000 tons. There apparently was quite > row •n at least the lower levels or tbe State Department and the nrmy about the publication of the 'civilian ilirvey at this time — before it was hilly studied. It was released both "fcfjthe Army Department licrc and j$«£;civllian group in New York. [.>:Th« State Department concllr- Ur released the long-secret re- on Japanese reparations made PW and 1946 by Edwin \V. Pan- JflJ'; '.then .special reparations re;:>S!%K*Ht«tire of the President. PIUI- •leT'ii mi.wlon, which Included Mnn- ahurla and Korea as well as Japan. was estimated to have cost approximately J35.000. . The Pmiley report was based on the theory that Japan's economy 'always hud been top heavy with heavy Industries and was "uneconomic" because of her lack of row mater!*!*. , Polier Board races Dilemma i The. Pauley report was one of tha complete revision of U.S. policy toward Japan's economy are up .-<Kam.--t n dilemma once they succeed. -:i tliey (to—in jjettlnn Americ-an approval of such a change. Tim tinned States cAiinot jxi.ssibly get the Eastern Coniniissloh to make ihc chance because China hm a veto and Is destined under present policy lo receive the largest chunk "f Japanese reparation*. T:ie State Department officially isn't talk-ins about the. issue. Its rcleav of the Pauley rejiort wonlrl indionte that it is standing on its present, policy. However, the chief state deptirl- ineiit IonB-rani;c planner, George P. Unman, Is now in Jnp.-in on a special survey for Secretary of state Cieorue C. Marshall. He is certain lu briiiR buck Ideas on the long- rante jwllcy toward Japan in view o! the almost certain impossibility o[ ijetsnis a Japanese trealy in the Kirv.sceable fnture. 1( a change in policy Li made ,lt probably will be alter Konn;m',i report Is jnade and Dis ndvice an- BLTTHEV1LLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWB Wants U. S. Arms Used port Arms Smuggling Case Is Aired In Federal Court JACKSONVILLE. Ha., March 10. i UP)—A munitions expert charged with smuggling explosives out of the United State.s tcstilicrt In Federal I Court yesterday that the Cuban , Navy helped unload a plane cnrgo of arms intended for. a Dominica i Republic revolution. Holhs B. Smith of Palisades Park. IN'.J., pleaded guilty and said he had j been led to believe Hie shipment j had the sanction of both the Cuban I .iiul US. governments. Smilii said the plane landing In Cuba was cleared by Manolo Cas- Uo. Cuban s)»i-|.s director who was later assassinated on a Havana street. Cuban officials at Muriel Naval Air station helped unload the unassembled materials for shells, rockets and bazookas, he said. Cl be Cuttin K£i*y later intcrcept- ed a small invasion fleet bound for the overthrow of Raphael Trujil- ; lo's Dominican republic govmi- I ment.) f.f. General Albert C. Wedemeyer, left former wartime n * rh ^rr^rrr 1 ™ 1 r rrr ™ T ™" Rice Growers Flooded With Damage Suits <* -. Ark., March 10 A dispute between cotton and nee glowers near Altheimer over a chemical poison used to kill weeds seemed to be taking on ma- Jor proportion* today. The cotton farmers have filed suit in circuit court at Pine Bluff for a total of 172,783. for damages *|. legcdly done when the poison, sprayed by airplane, drifted over and settled on the cotton The suits were filed and defendants are: G E. Taylor and Mrs. Virginl. Wilson against John stern, executor of the Ben Altheimer Estate, for ' OA20: B. N. Word and Company of Wabbaseka, Bessie V. Stone and 22 tenants of the two farms against Frank G. Bridges of Pine Bluff and J. Walker Bridges of Wabbaseka for J32.835; J. E, Ragland against Stern and Bridges for 112,730- Elmos Johnson and Grant Miller against Bridges for «M,5S2; Edward Daidenne against Bridges Jor *2,261. and Ragland against Elnis Planting Company lor *3,«86. Ton Exhauattr* Although oilskin ,u!i*, which could not be penetrated by gas, , MARCH 10, 1MB Taylor Intitti U.S. Policy Ltadt to War WASHINGTON, Mar. 10. <UP);-5". Bn "' Ta i ll( >f. IWi'd party " nd ' d « l « '»•• vice president, has branded the Marshall plan as "vicious' ,nd stoutly defended Rus- slan foreign policy. a yl< ii; n he runnl "K mat « of Hen- A. Wallace, launched a 35.000- word attack on Amerlmaii military and political leaders In a Senate speech yesterday during debate on the European recovery program. The Idahoan gave an around- the-world review of U. S (Wiley which hejald Is leading to war. A jilolb cannot supjwrt its own u *,.. °" the "round, but spends its life hanging downward from tree branches. Road Con struct ion Crow Mombor KilM NEWPORT, Ark., March 10, <UT> —Puneral services were being planned today /or D«vid C. Davii, M jear old Newport truck driver, wh» waa killed when hia truck overturned in a ditch three mile. East ol here. Davis was i member at a construction crew working OB Statt Highway 14. He was employed by a Baton Rouge. JU,, construction firm. Will Rogers Fund Helps Handicapped Students NORMAN, Okla. (UP)—Twentysix handicapped .students are attending the University of Oklahoma this year through Will Rogers Memorial Fund scholarships. The fund was established In 1939 i memory of the Oklahoma humorist-philosopher. Since then, 156 students have been assisted according to Dr. M. O. Wilson chairman of the fund committee. Wilson said almost every scholarship granted is capped by a success story. Generally, students are not required to repay scholarships, but a lev.' insist on paying them back, Wilson added The back-swimmer Insect breathes . through the hind-tip of Its body. I I In a short time. Outraged Nut Lovers Avenge Poor Flavor PHIIiADELPHIA lUP) — 3e ven | young men entered Isatlore Lashin| sky's grocery store and bought 10 ccnL-i worth of pistachio nuts. i A half hour later they returned j knocked Lashinsky down, hit him ! on the head with a loaf of bread. tipped over stacks nf goods on the counter and tossed cakes around the store. They explained on the way out that they didn't like the flavor of i the nuts. State bird of Arizona Ij the cactus U'rcn. The hippopotamus has span of about 41 fi years. life I Newts have the power to replace legs and eyes lost In accidents. Here's the Best Offer On Auto Painting to Be Found Anywhere In This Section! "-t, bring It U Your Cfioic« of Paint Brandt FLOWERS BODY SHOP !t S ,9^ ur Guar <»ntee That Counts LOCATION: 118 South Lilly A LITTLE MINUTE FOR A BIG REST • OTTttO UNOEH AUTHORITY or 1XE COCA.'COU •••" *-V-A-»_UIA COUPAM COCA-COLA BOWLING CO. of BLYTHKVJI.U "Many times a year the people turn to the Ked ! Crow-once a year the Red Cross tun* to the people; that time is now." raitiau Tmma* in Now. . . once again it's Red Cross Time! Out of human suffering the Red Cross was born : At the scenes of human suffering the Red Cross takes its place, Emergency is its call to service. The unpredictable disaster- the uncontrollable flood and raging fire, the stealthy epidemic- when these stnke, your Red Cross quickly reaches the victims, to comfort, sustain and restore. The Red Cross must be prepared to spring instantly into action/ any time, anywhere. And the Red Cross will be ready. It will be ready because your generous dollars always have made possible its merciful woffc For the sake of the unsuspecting thousands who will be stricken this year ... for the sake of those destined for injury and anguish : ; . the Red Cross now turns to you. It's March - and Red Cross time. This is the annual appeal the Red Cross makes so that your humanity may be spread throughout the coming year, among all _ irrespective of race, color or creed. You'll help again, won't you? ITS YOUR RED CROSS... KEEP IT GOING The Noble Gill Agency Sullivan-Nelson Chev. Co. Arkansas Ice & Storage Co. Gftfnr eim M^a.lDiJ. ^ __ ..__ 9 Gl«neo« Hotel Bldg. 301 W«t Wolnut St. North 6th Str««t

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