The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 13, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1049 m,YTHEVn.I,E fARK.1 COURIER NEWS PACE Armed Services Bill K Delayed House Committee To Await Report On B-36 Investigation WASHINGTON. July 13— Iffi- The House Armed Services Committee held up greater powers for the secretary of defense after hear- IUf yesterday that he had directed Vhe military services lo submit their testimony In the B-36 inquiry to his office "for conrdlnalion." It voted 13-12 lo hold ur> thi military unification bill until th B-36 Investigation has been com ploled. The inquiry on the big bombei ordered by the House, is expected to run several months with publii hearings starting July 26. The one-vote split in the com mittee developed after Rep. Van Zsndt m-Pa) tossed the B-36 issn into discussion of the uniflcalit bill. The measure, passed by th Senate, would amend the 1947 unl fication act to give the secretar of defense greater direct authorit •v>r the military services. Van Znndt produced copies of I memorandums from Secretary of j Defense Johnson's office to '''<• 'HI- ' itary services and tlie yvn! elMpis of staff, informing them that their tcst'mony on the B-36 investigation would be submitted to his office "for coordination." Arabs, Jews May WriteNew Mid-East History f They Can Break Palestine Parley Deadlock —have loll « power vacuum i" le Middle East which bolh Soviet lussla and the United Stales seek a fill—with Britain acting as a uinor partner of the U.S. According to reliable Informa- .ion reaching delegates here, a ointnform "Action Committee for he Near and Middle East" has ecently been establislied with of 'ices in Paris, Cairo and Tel Aviv. The Cairo branch works In close KKFUGKKS: Issue No. 1 is over Uie rrturn of homeless Arabs like these who (led the war. By l.con Uennen NEA Special Correspondent LAUSANNE. Switzerland--(NEA) —Despite, a formal decision lo re- HOLY 1'I.ACKS: Issue No. 2 is protection of shrines like the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre. Arabs estimate there are about 750,000 homeless refugees.) •1. The Internationalization of jci- usalcm to assure protection of holy , places. contact with the fanatical "Moslem Brollierhood" and with the left wing of the txtennely nationalist, Wiifd party of Egypt. In Tel Aviv, the Action Committee has the support. In addition to a handful ol Arab B»d Jewish Communists, ol some elements of the leftist and pro-Soviet. Mapam and of dissident members of the ex- Stern gang 1 . The Comlnform's immediate objective In the Middle East Is the overthrow of the evlxstlng governments In Egypt and Israel. Among MOSCOW'S allies in the Middle East Is the Tucieh Party, which has been recently driven underground In Iran alter an armed attempt on the life of the Shah. Tudeh has recently been singled out for praise by the magazine "Moyen Orient," unofficial organ of the "Action Committee for the Near and Middle East." It Is strategically situated to penetrate rndla from the west while Mai Tse Tun»'» Communist armies knock on India'* eastern doori. , . •Does this mean that he (John- cess until the middle of July, nfgn- [ 3. Territorial adjustments. soni will censor and cliapf-ronc the ' tiations that may change the course testimony in the B-36 investlga-! o( history in the Middle East con- lion?", asked Rep. Leiay Johnson I ttnuc tn this picturesque Swiss summer resort. For the past nine weeks Arabs and Israelis have been attempting under Unitod Nations aus- in-Culm. "That Is exactly my nnder.stand- nrr." Van Zandt replied. CSsi'n">n Vitison (D-Qal said Hie ecin : :" ''*"P "u not ?ninc to permit anv chapr ; i" n f any -.vit- « ->ses." He «rg?d lhat the 13-36 estion not be injected into disunion of the bill. Rep. Short (Mo\ ranking Republican member, then moved to postpone consideration of the bill until after the investigation. A strom arose as soon committee meeting started. picics ment. to reach a Palestine settle- Cole (R-NYi moved tn knock out a section which would establish a sinsle executive department in- cluricd in it. "That means merger, not unification," he said. For want of a conciliatory gesture one either .sitte, and talks have deadlocked. Arabs and Israelis, as well as the Palestine Conciliation Commission, are most- anxious not to break the thread of conciliation. Thus informal talks will continue I here until mid-July, when informal $ the | negotiations will reopen. R e p. | The broad issues which divide Fourth Army Commander To Inspect Guardsmen\ LITTLE ROCK, July 13—U<PJ— Arkansas National Guardsmen will be inspected by the commanding general of the Fourth Army, guard officials were told yesterday. Col. William C. Smith, commanding officer of the 142nd Field Ar- .he Arabs from the Jews are: 3. The return of more than 350,- "JQfl Arab refugees who fled israeli- icld tcrrieory during the war. (The These differences, while difficult in themselves, ave further complicated by rivalry in the Middle East, among Soviet Russia, the United States and Great Britain. Despite an initial military victory, Israel has suddenly become aware of a decline in its diplomatic fortunes. The young state is having difficulties not only with Great Britain and the Vatican because of territorial claims and the internationalization of Jerusalem, but- also with Washington, hitherto its sponsor and chief protector Although the Israelis deny it, Washington claims that the Tel- Aviv government is reluctant to abide by the UN resolution of Dec. 11,1948, which set up this conciliation commission, or to ac- TKKKITOHY: Issue No. 3 is ovc adjustment for claims lo areas like the Negeb dewrt. cept "friendly" U.S. counsel Sonic State Department officials therefore urge that an unused portion of the Export-import bank loan to Israel be withheld. They are alsa for lifting the embargo on anus shipments to the Arab states as punishment for the Israelis. The vepvcsenaUvcs of Egypt, Jordan. Lebanon and Syria act here as a single bloc. But there is little real agreement among them since the differences between Syria and Jordan are even irreconcilable than between Jordan and Tel-Aviv. Moreover, the Arab states have not yet recovered from the military biows administered by the Israeli state. The decline of Britain and the Israeli military victory — which proved Arab strength to be a myth Rural Phone Financing Causes fight WASHINGTON, July 13. (API — The rural telephone bill came up in the House yesterday. Opponents centered their Fight an efforts to minimize federal-aid competition with privately-financed phone ser- ice. The bill would permit the Rural Electrification A d m i n i s t r ation (REA) to make loans for rural telephone service the same as it been doing for years in the field ol electricity for farms. The loans, bearing two per cenl interest, could toe made to private corporations, public agencies anc cooperatives, with identical terms to ah qualified borrowers. Loans could not be made in any state having a state authority for telephone service regulation unless the state body gives iU approval. The House Agriculture Commit- i ice, which is backing the bill, says that the legislation is the only practical way to provide farm homes with telephones. The committee said it does not agree w'th spokesmen for independent telephone companies that IN BORDER CLASH -U. William C. Linrierose, Port Huron, Mich, (above) was identified by U. S Army sources as the American officer who shot and killed a Russian soldier m a border clash near Coburg. (AP WirephotoK most of the nation's farmers can't afford telephones and most ol" those who can afford them already have them. This, the committee said, precisely the position" taken by the power industry when ii opposed rural electrification. Opponents ol the Yiftl have called it a step towards socialization of the telephone industry through government financing. liilery Group (ANG) now in a 14 day training program at Camp Robinson, said yesterday that Gen. Thomas T. Handy. Commanding general of the Fourth Army, will arrive from Fort Sam Houston. Tex., Monday for a personal inspection tour of the guard unit. Escaped Mississippi Convict Turned Over To Hospital Officials MARION, Ark.. July 13— <1P>— A Mississippi convict who escaped from the stote hospital last Wednesday night was turned over to hospital authorities yesterday. Laveme Yarbrough. 27, of laurel. Miss., was one of two men who escaped from the hospital in Jackson, Miss., and were recaptured in East Arkansas last Friday. Officials said Yarbrough was serving a life term at the Mississippi penitentiary, and had Been taken to the hospital for observation. The other man. 28-year-old Eth- m Clytee Mitchell of Kilmichael. iss.. is to be released to FBI gents from Jonesboro, Sheriff Ce- 1 V. Goodwin said. Parchman prison officials in Miss- sippi said Mitchell had completed two-year sentence for burglary ml was in the hospital at the cquest of his family. 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