The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
Page 5
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THURSDAY, PEC. 18, 1952 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Truman Lauds Airpoweras Key to Peace President Speakt At Dinner Honoring Wright Brothers WASHINGTON In — President Truman says American military alrpower has made "startling technical advances" and should be pushed even more to keen Communists from "plunging tHe world Into war." Th« President said that only by such development "can we build up the power which Is necessary to keep aggression and conquest' In check. Truman's comments were mad* In an address last night at th' Wright Memorial Dinner of tin Aero, Club of Washington honoring Lt. Gen. James II. Doolittle fo his services to aviation. It wa attended by 1,400, . "We are throwing our energies into military aviation because we want to prevent war," Trurnan said. "We are developing new techniques and new weapons with the hope that they will never have to be used. "Our aim Is peace; we must never forget that. But we cannot have pence by being weak, or by falling behind In the technical race." ^ Truman presented Doolittle the Wright Memorial. Trophy in recognition of his contribution as a civilian to aviation. Doolittle, in accepting the award called for a long-range "consistent airpower policy." He said setting up a "realistic" military aircraft program "is the best security buy we can get with our tax dollar." Earlier in the day, ceremonies were held at Kitty Hawk. N. C., marking the 49lh anniversary of the first airplane , flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright. Florida's Cold Wave Near End MIAMI, Fla. (fl»j—Florida's longest cold spell of the year showed signs of. moderating today after three nights of freezing or near freezing temperatures. •> The state's multi - million - dollar citrus crop, now rolling to market, apparently was .unharmed but Lender vegetables in the. Everglades suffered some frost damage. Miami reported a low of 41 degrees and frost reached fnr down the peninsula. No frost damage was seen for Friday and Saturday mornings, the frost warning service said. GOOD HEADS FOR MUSIC—For over 500 years, these representations of angels and demons, sarnls and sinners, have played their part in producing music from the great Arp Schnitgcr organ, in the medieval St, Jacob! Church in Hamburg, Germany. The heads form pulls for the organ stops of fhe historic musical instrument, and help to rnakc it one of the most precious examples of tb« ancient organmaker's art still io existence. , Early Christmas Proved Right for Cancer Victim PITTSPJELD, Mass. (#} — Four- year-old Dale Duantuno celebrated his Christmas two weeks ago—and It was ijone too soon for the youngster. There was a Christmas tree at Pittsfield General Hospital and Santa Glaus came around for special visit. It was known then that Dale might riot live -to Dec. 25. He .died last night, of cancer. Jap Electric Strike Over TOKYO (iPl— Jnpan's bone-chilJed candle-burning millions perked up today when the national eleclric strike was settled cnly 24 hours after the nations' coal miners went back to work. For more than two months the twin strikes cut Japan's heat and light to R bare minimum. The Japan Electric Industry Workers Union accepted the government's compromise giving the workers an average raise In pay Irom the old $46.50 to 155.00 a month. Orphans to Get Party Anyway YOKOHAMA, Japan (If, '_ The liner President Wilson is nt sen bu her. crew is giving their annua Christinas party for 50 Japanese orphans just the same. " '' The ship's crew turned over 82,000 yen {about S227) to the United Seaman's Service, which will handle the party. The orphans will be given warm clothing, toys and refreshments. No Polio Cases LITTLE ROCK M*l — The week ended Dec. 13 was the Jirst week since May 10 that no pnlio cases were reported in Arkansas, the State Board of Health said today. Th Board added that it was the sixth week so far this year in which ther were no cases of polio. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. . Phone 58 LAST TIMES TON1TE "Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder • Frahkie Lane Billy Daniels Shop Guard's For Finer Jewelry Gifts Timely Values for Christmas Shoppers FRIDAY "OKINAWA" Pat O'Brien x Cameron Mitchell SATURDAY "LARAMIE MOUNTAINS Charles Slarrett Formosa Has Land Program TAIPEH, Formosa (/P>— The Chinese 'Nationalist Cabinet Wednesday put the finishing touches on a land reform program which would limit private ownership to three he- cacres (7.41 acres.) The government will pay land owners for any excess in. land bonds and shares in public corporations. this Christmas give Stoue/i CANDIES TJie gift everyone enjoys THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONITE "SNOW WHiTE" A Disney Feature In Technicolor Christmas giving it so-a-o-o satisfactory when you select Russell-Stover Candies ./.. 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