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March 18, 1948

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1<MR BLYTHEVILI.TC (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Truman Blasts Wallace as Red President Refuses To Accept Support Of Third Party Chief By Mcrrlman Smith United PI-MS White House Reporter NEW YORK. March 18. (U.P.) — President Truman flatly condemned Henry A. 'Wallace as an agent of Communism last night. He said he would not accept Wallace's support even if it meant cieleat in the November election. ji "I do not wain and I will not ac- ™cpt the ixilitical support of Henry Wallace and his Communists," the President told Hie Friendly Sons of St. Patrick at tlie Hote! Aslor. "II joining (hem or permitting them to Join me is the price o! victory, i recommend defeat, "These are days of high prices, bill any price for Wallace and his Communists is loo much to pay. I'm not buying!" Thunderous applause from the 2, 700 persons in the green-decked ho Icl ballroom greeted the President's blnsi at (he third party presidential candidate. Mr. Truman departed from Ills prepared text to assail the former Vice President. H came near tlie close ol his address alter he ha-1 attacked tbo.se who spread the 'insidious propaganda that peace can be obtained solely by wanting First "Real Bath Cough/in to Enter Plea of Not Guilty . i Richard Cox, Jr., '2. and Jimmy Cox. 1, get their first "real bath" In i year from their dad, cx-GI Richard Karl Cox. In R J12.50-a-day suite a> the swank Waldorf-Astoria holel in New York city. Cox, whose family lias been living in a SlU-a-monlli bathlcss flat, informed the hotel h would pay them only $40 per month for the suite and that they couli send tlie balance of the bill to the mayor, whom he charged with negll genee for not getting his family into a veterans housing project. INEA Tcleplioto.) SEVEN EUROPEANS WEST MKMPH1S, Ark, March 8. lU!')— Juck Couiihlln. West Memphis newspaper editor, said to- Lay he would offer no defense olher han Io plend iiol Rullly Io 11 churcc ! >' -tiunkcii driving when Ills case-• Mines up In iuaglMrate'1 court nt' Munim today. ', "Upon the advice of my allur- ] ley." Coushlin said, "1 nm not ;olug to nia.ko a defense in the; lusllce of peace court trial except ] Io plead not guilty. Then II I am I :onvlcted.I will apiienl to a circuit 1 court and Hsk lor n change of venue." Cuughliii was arrested recently by two Crllloiiden County deputy sheriffs and placed In Jail. He siild the men splashed whiskey on him and "roughed" him up. He denied thai he was driving the cur or thai lie had been drinking. "We feel that the justice of pi-; court trial al Marlon would bo farce, and (here Is no need of our shoeing our hand In such a eourl." Coii^hliii sold. "We will present our arguments before « Jury whore we can gel Jusllcc." {('unllimrri from I) IK-ace." This propaganda. Mr. Truman said, "is advanced in the hope that it will deceive our people and that we will then permit our strength to dwindle because of the false belief that all i« well in the world." Wallace, who was dismissed as Secretary of Commerce by Mr. Truman aftr a speech advocating appeasement of Russia, plans to answer ihe President's remarks in a broadcast tonight at 10:45 over the American Broadcasting Company network. Wallace Asks Kdmtlal Wallace, in telegrams to al! the major radio networks immediately after the President's speech, asked .jj^nr "equal lacilities to those given to ^fc'arry Truman for hts personal and political attack on me." The remainder of the St. Patrick's Day speech was a repetition of tile address he made earlier in the day io the joint session of Congress In Washington. I He asked for speedy Congressional i action on the J5.3CO.COO.OOO European ' Recovery Program. Universal Military Training and a temporary draft act—all. he said, to prevent war. Mr. Truman strongly condemned Russia's expansionist policies and warned the American people that in tiie year ahead they may be calied upon to assume the gravest risks in their history. The President flew from Washington alter addressing Congress, arriving here in time to review the latter part of a St. Patrick's Day parade of 80,000 marchers up FifLli Avenue. He returned to Washington aboard liis special train immediately alter the dinner. At the parade, he shared Ihe reviewing stand with-Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, who may be his opponent in ;Mthe November election .They shoo* I* hands repeately for the benefit oi cameramen. Chancellor Cherry Says He Will Seek Re-election JONEiSBOKO. Al'K., Mill'. 18 — <Ur>The innny gubernatorial possibilities In Mkniisn.* were trimmed loday with the announcement here by Chancellor Kraiicls II. Cherry lhat he \vill seek re-election In the 13tli Chancery IHstrlcl. Cherry long has been mentioned as a potential gubernatorial. "niuy well rnnk among Ihe greatest : pronuuticemetu.s of history." i ,Tlu> Hull}' Graphic greeted the I speedi with an editorial entitled i "A New Monroe UDclrlnc." ' "Mr. Ti'umuu culled upon Ihe j American people l» put the full stunt III of the (lulled Slates br- lilnd Ihe free nations »f Kuronr," the (iruulilc ftairi. i "Thr Monroe Doctrine llm% i slililc-s across (lie Atlantic. It mi loiiKrr seeks io secure only Hie j AllliTlCKS. II proclaims || M -K in j :\ Kli.inll.iii o( > wily of lIliiUBhl unit life." Comment across Ktiroix* geiicm!! ] followed (lu> HrltlsH pnUcrn. ' Purls—re.sixmslbto French s omccs hulled the speech us a "historic | document pulling leelli lnli> the I Marshal! plan for economic aid to Western Kurope," "~ Homo- (iovci nmi'lit .sources welcomed the messiige as an Indication I of hilensUIni united stall's Inleir.si ' in Ihe Italian elecllolls A]nll 18. j Koine expressed Ihe opinion thai .sliiinnH 1 ami more direct measures may be needed to beat the Communists, Copenhagen - -Denmark Inti-rprel- i od Ihc speech as : guiiruntee nf ' tlnilcil .Sttilcs padlclpittlmi In ihe \\'( l sU'in ICuropcau union. Newspapers strr.sM'i! Hint Iho 11 M, was cxpt'ctlug .Scandlnasla to Join the union. SliK-khuiin -'1'he SwinlLsh uews- j pajicr Dagen.s Nyhi'lcr said lhat i "!-'enu(11nnvla must now make \,\'. her mind." Adieus—Mr. Truman's speech was splashed across mottling papers and Orri'ks expressed .sallsfiictlnn at Ihe 1'reKldenl's flrmue.ss and friink- uess, Piibllcmion o[ Ihe s|X\'di was iiccompanlcd by » Clreek govern- ! nienl decree culling for geni'ral UK- i lltimil maWttMllon (of Hie com- 1 lug Sprlni; olfi'iislve iigiilnst guer- I I'll I as. | Helsinki—No llinnedLlte prt'^s rnldnlKhl s^id that a majority nf the parliamentary fnielKii roln- relteratwl Ms oup«. In .'.Iliiliit a military |i.ict with Kussb. Vlrntiii --An Austrian Hovcrmuent i .spoke.siiian said Hie 'rnuniin mes- .sngi' wus ."welcomed" by Ihe guv- • t'ttuncni mid tiuit II \\cnild "considerably clear the Inii'inailomil atmosphere." Dublin - Mmiy Irish luillcil Ihelr Kl. Patrick's Day celebrations to 'llslen In Ihe siici'i'h. AHIioui;h Klro ' docs not have a ('oinuumlsl menace, U l.s iciill/cil Incicusluiily lluil i (hi- country inu.sl lake a positive j slaud wlih Ha- Wc.slcrn nallnns. > I'riigue -Tin. official (;/rch news' agency siild that Mr. Triimail hud accused Russia io failure in cooper- • lite in pciirelul measures ut the jveiy time Hie I). S. R. li, was leading Ihe wtiy toward poaci' by de- niol>lll/.Uig- 1'rnKiir newspapers car- rleil only Hie official nv.cui'y coin- mcnt. llerlln— The ItossiLin mill Coni- mi'ul'.l press l|;llwird the sliccch, : ii.it cvi'U mrtiKiiiihiK thai Mr. Tnmuiti hiiil spoken. , Olisi'rvrr* lu'llr.ved Ihr S|H'rch xrinihl he :il- I tackrd wltlilu IK lionrs. uflrr hi- slrucllon^ werr rccrivcil from I Moscow. UVC Standard of Value ?„ Scoorom's ^^^ Sure BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. 'iK? SCAGRAM'S /CEtOWN, til CNOfO WlMSKtY. 86.8 PJOO(. 66% Cfjin N«ulnl SpiriU. Sea^iarn Diiltlleis Corpuulion, Ctiiyslei Building. New YoiK Truman's Foreign Policy Talk Brings Varied Comment in U.S. By United I'rrsn Editorial comment on President Truman's sjweeh to tlif joint session of Congress: NEW YORK TIMES—"The [jrogrnin submitted by Pi-cslclcnt Truman is not only logical and consistent, but also (lie minimum demanded by the circumstances . . . "We arc confident that the American |>enple will stand behind the President in that resolve.'' NEW YORK HERALD-TRIBUNK—"The President lias summoned t the nation to lay the indispensable foundations for a ix>l!cy which will meet the Russian problem. The policy iUell, and all that it may mean In economic political and military terms, remains to be developed. Hut about the foundations there cannot, it seems Io this newspaper, be any question in the mind of any patriotic American citizen. This mucli wr must do, and do at once." Livestock NEW YORK DAILY NEWS "Maybe we are In danger of the gravest kind right now. But whoever wrote this speech failed to get any sense of urgency into it. It just sounded like a long and soggy editorial or about the vintage of 1910 . . . Really, is this an American foreign-affairs crisis, or is it just a Truman political crisis?" NEW YORK DAILY MIRROR—"Mr. Truman heads an admnistration which pursued a policy of Red Fascist appeasement, and which even to this day permits shiploads of American machinery and American machine- tools to be exported for delivery behind the iron curtain . . . "Tlie inconsistencies of the New Deal policies—if they can be diRiiilicd b.v that name—come home to roost. The record speaks louder than (he fcpeech!" NEW YORK DAILY WORKER—The nation is In no danger of being attacked by Russia. "The peril of war comes from the profit hungry minority of Wall Street banker-generals who seized the foreign policy 01 the U. S. A. after Roosevelt died." ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. March 18. (UP)—(USDA) —Livestock: Hogs 9,300: salable 8,500 as compared with 9.000 yesterday. Uneven: weights 180 Ibs. and up, steady to 2,'jc lower than Wednesday: loss mostly on 230 Ibs. down: lighter weight, steady to 25c higher; sows,' 18.75. Stass H-16 steady. Good and choice 170 to 230! Cattle 2.700: salable 2500' calves Ibs. 23.25-23.75; top 23.75: 230-250 900 Hi! salable. Market generally Ibs. 22.25-23.liO: 250-270 Ibs. 21.50- : steady and moderately active on 22.50: 270-300 Ibs. 20.75-21.75: 300- nil classes. Top medium to aver.atrc 380 Ibs. 20-21.. 130-150 Ibs. 20-23: good kinds 25-21. Good and choice 100-120 Ibs. 15.50-19: sows. 450 Ibs. reifcrs and mixed yearlings 25.50- down 19-13.50: over 450 Ibs. 18.25-1 28: common and medium 19-25. Hour 2 4 Hour RECITER CALL 4438 We Have the Latest Equipment Out to Insure the Most Efficient Recovery of Stalled or Wrecked Vehicles. Call on us day or night! 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