The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 18, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 18, 1949
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MONDAY, JULY 18, 1949 BtYTHEVILLB (ARK.V COURIER NEWS FACT THKEB THf NATION TODAY— Atlantic Pact Vote This Week Holds World's Interest B; Jamem Mario w WASHINGTON, July 18 (Pi—On Thursday our road into the lulure takes a new turning. ^Whether in the end it will have any real meaning, although soundt big now. remains to be «een, as this will show. On Thursday, after two weeks of debaU, the Senate Is expected to approve our joining the Atlantic pact. This pledge* us to help the nations of Western Europe, which ha signed the pact with us, if they're attacked. Since Russl* is he only nation on the continent big enough to d the attacking, the pact li aimed at Russia. So it's an outright military alliance, he firs America has entered with other nations in peacetime. (Our joining the United Nations* was a kind of military alliance but f Funeral Services Conducted Today For T. C. Cogbill it is hedged around with "iPs", Besides. UN hasn't worked so far). If they stand solidly together as allies—and, in addition, know we'll go to their defense—they'll have more will lo stand up against Russia. The lesson from World War 11 is still clear. Before 1939 the western powers were un-allled and we stood aloof them. Hitler had overrun firm Slanrl Nerrssary If they had been allied solidly and he had known we'd fight for them, Hitler might not have started the war at all. But the will to resist, Russia Is one thing, the ability to do it is another. So. after the Atlantic pact is. signed, it raises some other questions: What happens (hen? Do we just sit back and tell Western Europe we'll help out after it is at- I talked? I i •&•, having, signed the pact, do we | . pitch in and help Europe built! up ' its defense by sending It arms be• fore there is any attack? The pact | : supporters, and they're in the majority, point out: 1. If Western Europe is militarily weak. Russia may be able to sweep over it and stand astritte all Europe. It might be too late for us to help then. And. if we did try to help, we'd have to fight our waj back onto a conquered Europe where we ht<9 no allies left. 2. But it Western Europe is well armed, and Russia attacks, it may be able to stand firm until we ar rive with help and then the armie- of our allies could join with ou armies against the Russians. President Truman, the State De partment and Western Europ want this country to back up th pact by sending arms. That pro gram of arms will cost about $1 500,000,000 to start, probably mor ' later. GOP Bloc Becomes Factor Bui right here the whole thin ' anags: for two weeks a small ban ' of Republican senators — led ; Taft of Ohio and Donnell of Mis- isourl— have opposed the Atlantic ' Pact and delayed senate approval of ' : They're so outnumbered at '.(fi^it, on the pad—that the Senate jlTexpected to okay the pact Thursday evening. But— Tail and his followers have raised such a storm about the whole idea that the arms program—which has to be voted on separately— probably won't get through the Senate this session at all, if it ever gets through. (Some of the senators who'll vote for the pact may vote against the arms program or vote to cut it or useless in the eyes of the Euro- down so much that it will be feeble peans). Taft says he's willing to help Europe stop Russia in a war but can't vote for the pact or the arms program because he's afraid this would bring on a war. So, even after the Senate blesses the pact, the big question remains: Will it be worth a dime without the arms program? Without the arms, will Western Europe have any faith in our sincerity ,or their ability, to back up the pact? In short, is the pact alone enough to give Europe the will to block Russia? CUMMINS FARM, Ark., July 1 (/T)—Funeral services were to conducted here at 3 p.m. today f Thomas C. Cogbil], superintendent of Arkansas penitentiary system. Cogbill. 52, died early Saturday In a Dumas. Ark., hospital. He uffered three heart attacks In 36 ours. Burial was to be in Graceland emetery at Pine Bluff. Thousands of friends, relatives nd admirers, including ex-convicts nd prison Inmates filed through :ie administration building of the iumtnins Prison rarm yesterday 3 pay la- f respects to Cogbill. nown to many as "Cap'n Tom." Just before his death Cogbill nade plans to ask the 1951 legis- •Uure lo api*ve a penal rehabili- ation program. He had formulated w>st of the proposed plan. Eight of the oldest staff mem- iers of the penitentiary system were to serve as active pall bearers Honorary pallbearers Include Governor McMath. Weekend Death 'oil in Arkansas Reaches Seven BT Tbe AiMdaUrf Free* At least seven persons died vio- intly In Arkansas over the week- nd. Eightmi-year-old James Hoyt Powell of D«WItt, was killed when truck and motor scooter collided n Blytheville early Sunday. Injuries suffered in two brawls .1 Hot Springs early Sunday proved atal to Henry Hughes, 44, the ather of 14 children. He died o' lead injuries etiroute to a hospital •ollce are holding one of his sons James Virgil Hughes, about 25, »nc a soldier, Pvl. Lorenzo Mindoro about 25. No charges have been filer!. Officers said Hughes and Min dozo swapped blows during a figh in a tavern and that later th elder man and his son got int figlit at home. A 20-month-old girl died North Liltle Roclc Saturday. * te» minutes after she drank kerosen Charles Davis. Jr.. 20, of De Queen, suffered fatal Injuries whe an automobile overturned near tha city Saturday night. Two Negroes were wounded fata ly in separate shooting scraps Little Rock Saturday. A Negr man was snot to deal at Pine Blu Sunday night. HUGHES OFFERS YOU NEW, DRASTICALLY-CUT PRICES IN AN ALL-OUT SWEEPING JULY The eastern timber wolf once ranged east throw' out the Atlan- c states as far south as Georgia. Wolves apparently mate for life, id the father aids in rearing the amily. Readers' Views Editor Courier News: When in Washington recently, m; eyes became weary with gazing, m; mouth speechless with admirntioi tind in my brain rang continuousl the thought—wonderful, most won derful. Here fin Detroit!, as in Washing ton, we could sc.c the flare and i lumiiiEition of its millions of ligli' far into the sky. These ligh through a mist made a nocturna rainbow and a wonderful scene a country traveler- Saw the b Ford plant and expect to see mo of it before returning: to Blyttieviil We Intend running over to Can ; ada Sunday by way of Detroit Tin nel with a minimum charge of cents. During the last war a trav eUer had to fill out blueprints where .ie wns going, or coming, give a Canadian the high-up and lowdown reason tor being in, or wanting to get to their country. But it is not so now. Many of President Truman's enemies are trying to bring on a 19*9 : panic, but don't sec the least sign of it here. Everybody is at work building more skyseraiwrs, new homes, filling stations, churches and all manner of work. About the only articles to be bought in Detroit which are on a level with BlytheviUe are post office money orders, stamps and postcards. Things to be eaten, or worn are about 20 per cent higher, wages about the same here as In Oran, Mo., Orlando, Fla., Biloxi, Miss., and Opelika, Ala,, as they are in Blytheville. Robert Milliard. Parker' ¥ At Dreifus Nationally Advertised GENUINE PALM BEACH and TROPICAL WOOL SUITS Livestock Parker "51" also in matched Pen & Pencil Scls $19.75 to $80.00 Open An Account DHEIFtiS Vleel Drfifni . . . Wear fliamra* :tih \U:M \i\i\ | ifcNATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. j Truly 18. (/!>)—<USDA>—Hogs 10.500; fairly active', weights under 240 Vbs and sows 25 to mostly 50 cents higher than Friday's average: heavier weights 50-75 cents higher; bulk good and choice 180-230 Ibs 23.25|: 50; top 23.50; 240-270 Ibs mostly 21.50-23.00: 270-300 Ibs 20.15-21.75: around 350 Ibs 19.00; 140-170 Ibs 21.25-22.50; 100-130 Ibs 19.25-21.00; good sows 400 Ibs down 17.00-18.25: very few lo 18.50; over 300 Ibs 12.50- stags 10.50-13.00. Cattle, 6,500; calves 1,400; common and medium light yearlings and all grades of steers slow; cows and bulls opening steady; common and medium cows largely 15.50; 17.00; odd head good 17.50 and above; canners and cutters 11.0015.50. Pickard's Gro 'and Market 1044 Chickasawba SWIFTS PREMIUM BRANDED BEEF We Specialist in Fancy Meats and Grocerie* We De/iver Phone Z043 Plenty of Parkin* Sp*e* SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS IN MENS SHOES Made By NUNN-BUSH and FREEMAN Reg. 17.50 Shoes now 11.95 Reg. 14.95 Shoes now 9.95 Reg. 12.95 Shoes now 8.75 Reg' 10.95 Shoes now 7.25 No other motor cor giv« you Kit luxury feahiru Hiat distinguish rh* Nash Airflyttt P*rf«ct aerodynamic str«amlirHng—on*-pie£« curved -windshield on all models—Unin'zed Body-and-frame—Twin Bed arrangemenf— more than 25 mile* to hSe gallon at average highway speed lo the Naih "600"—Weather Eye Conditioned Air System—coil springs on all four wheels—Uniscope ond "cocVpit control." Phone us ond let us make on appointment for you to drive "America's most modem automobile. 11 IH TWO GKCAT SfRlfS: IMF NASH AMSASSADOK AMD NASH "600" Shelton Motor Co. 215 S. Second Phone 4438 One Lot ARROW TIES Reg. 1.50 & 2.00 ARROW FANCY STRIPE SHIRTS Reg. 3.65 Selections 3.95 to 5.00 Shirts O45 \ 95 SWIM TRUNKS PLAY SHORTS Reg. 5.00 Values 3 All Stocks Must Be Moved! This is the Opportunity of the Year! W/iere the Man W/io Knows—Buys His Clothes R. D. HUGHES COMPANY Blytheville

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