The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1949 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 1949 BLYTIIEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE THE NATION TODAY Atlantic Pact Is Signed But Will Be Just Scrap of Paper Unless U.S. Senate Okays It Ry Jitnios Marlim WASHINGTON, April 6. </!')—Tlie diplomats' striped punts are back in their traveling bags, their speeches are finished, their signatures are just about dry on the Atlantic Pact, and now we get rtowi to cases. All the ceremony about signing the pact won't mean any more than an excercise In penmanship unless Soviet MG Head Congress breathes the breath of life into it. It's all in the hands of Congress now, The foreign ministers of K na- tions—ineludinK our own Secretary of State Arlieson—sieiicrt the aBree- ment under (lood lights in a Jam- packed auditorium where Senators and Representatives had to squeeze in. The pact was n solemn declaration, binding all 12, that they'd stand solidly in a military alliance a wall of steel, to stop any pnsli by Russia or Communism. And the agreement Is to last for '20 years All this sounds good, and il's nil done on a very high diplomatic plane, ami it's supposed to jolt Russia into minding > lc '' business. I but the agreement, after all, Ls a, treaty. i JJ. S. Key Member The United States Is the key member. And this country can't • take part in a treaty unless the U. S. Senate approves by a Uvo- thirds vote of its 96 members present at voting time. Some \vreks from now, after wading knee-deep through oratory for and against the pact—the first peacetime military alliance Amercan history—the Senate is expected to approve, although this is certainly not positive. But then comes something else: that part of the agreement in which the 12 nations say they will arm themselves and help one unothci arm just in case—in ca.se Russia should attack. Since we're the biggest and richest country and the one best abl to do the helping, President Truman is going to ask Congress to vote 51,000,000.000 or so to help our allies equip themselves against at tack. And Congress may vote only little of the money, or none all. even though that might mak the other pact-signers feel wc'r letting them down. They might feel that way—an feel that the hoopla about sigr ing the pact was just hoopla an g the pact only a piece of paper— w because they might think an alliance without arms isn't much of an alliance. Might Full Away Tn despair, if they felt that way, they'd be a soft touch for Russia. They might crumble, one by one, leaving us high and dry and alone on a limb, surrounded in a Conl- "ost Office Robbery Suspect, Accomplice Held for Federal Court PORT SMITH, Ark., April C I/Pi —Robert Lane. 19, accused of robbing the Chester, Ark., post office, and Audrey L. Rye. 21. accused of aiding Lane by concealing information, were bound over to federal court by V. S, commissioner Ira Oglesby. The robbery occurred March 31, The total loot was not announced but Si'OO in Frisco checks were reported stolen In the robbery. About $75 in cash was recovered Saturday when Lane ted officers to a cache under a rock at his home. Rye Is accused of accepting a bribe from Lane not to tell when he saw Lane burning part of the onris taken in the robbery. Dell, Keiser and Wilson Teams Win in District Agri Judging Contests Four Mississippi County future Farmer uf America chapters hnd winners In different events at the Northeast Arkansas District Judg- ng contests held at Arkunsus State College over Ihe weekend. Dell, Kriscr, and Wilson hnd winning teams and also winners In individual scoring. Dell's team of Frank Daughmiin Don Bitm and John I'ayne. look first place in the Poultry products contest. The team did not place among the first three iu indtvUhiu scoring, but the balance maintain ed through Die contest won u eroni first place. In the )iuU;lni; of Dairy cuttle Keiser was flrsl with Its team o I'. J. Hnlliu, Hobby Parrish, an Uonuld Crews. Bulll'n wiu first in llvldually in this contest. Wilson won (he judging of llv poultry. The team composed c Ernest Dnvl,s. Willis Proftitl an veteran of the Russian civil war and one of the berocs of the Haltie of SUilingrncl. succeeds Marshal Vassily Sokolovsky (is Soviet military governor in Cor- iiKjny Snkolovsky was named liist deputy mimslor ol tlu Suviel armed loriros. At the time of Columbus the cvcl of culture attained by some alive peoples of South and Cen- ral America hud almost readied hat of ancient Egypt and Babylon 111 Ryalls. prolfitt took second In uilvldunl scoring. nlylhovlllo also look second In :ie General Livestock Judging Conest with Wilson running third .In luilvldual scoring outside o( their first place winning efforts Jimmy darner of Kelscr look a third In Ihe Poultry products event mid Wayne Alexander look a third for Wilson In the CK'ncnil Livestock Julging contest. Ulythevllle winners were announced earlier. Head Courier New* Want Ad* Wills tt U tmpoulUe to dnw a line between » h«»vjf nlnfall and a cloudburst, the term eloudbunt 1* not utmlly used unlew fix or more inches of rain !«11» at a rat» of It or more Inchw per hour. All-Important (pr EASTER.*. 4', r ' * ..,-"'.•• t#V & , FOR THE Read Courier News Want Ads. mlfil world. ! But if you bad sat week after j vcck in the Senate giillery. you'd mclcrsinnd \vliy it's questionable .hat Congress \vitl vote a billion dollars to arm Europe, since we've oing to spend $15 billion on our own armed frees, and $5 billion on Marshall plan help for Europe. And the reason for .the questio Is the double mood thai through the Senate right now, a mood you'd sense if you looked nl it: a mood of isolationism among some Senators and of dee]) economy among others. Tho.se two moods will join forces when it is time to talk of arming Europe, and when that, comes anything can happen. 2 Drunks Both Claim Each Was the Driver Of Same Car, Same Time FOIiT SMITH, Ark.. April (! </l'i -----'r\vo occupants of one cur were com'irLed in miinfeip:*! court here | of diivmg under the influence of Intoxicants. Police .s:iiri both O. \V. KPIT and Leo K;iy churned (o be driving the cm 1 \vhi-ti it .struck the sttilled car , oi a Van Burcn m;ui in Fort Smith. 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