The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1946 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 8, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1946 Aitiee's Egyptian Nicy Approved Opposition by British < Conservatives Defeated In House of Commons. BY EDWAKD V. SUfl ROBERTS Correspondent Fasting Irish Prisoner Clings To Life After 49 Foodless Days BELFAST, May 8. Fleming, imprisoned IRA leader, muttered feebly today that he ex- LONDON. May 8. (UP)— The Brl- A government's plan for an An- o-ftyptlan Military Alliance and withdrawal of British for- froiriNlifcypt drew fire today from pptacition'groups In bath countries. : Winston Churchill ana me Oon- i»i-«tice Party called the plan a radical and reckless policy endan (trine the British position in the middle east, The dissident Wafdlst 0 , btoclc in Egypt attacked the proposal as Inadequate and condemned any Egyptian ties with Britain. ' The Russian radio publicized the fcyptian opposition by broadcasi- t-g a tass Cairo dispatch quoting MM Egyptian paner to the effect tliat "such an alliance would annul the effect of the evacuation." • Premier AUlee's government won Commons approval for its policy but night> when Churchill's vote at censure was defeated 327 to 158. • Th* plan drew official Egyptian approval, too. Foreign Mlnisled Ahmed rufti Elsayyed Paslia said 1" Cairo. "I am pleased with the Bri- tljh evacuation communique, and ertry Egyptian should be please-1 wtth It." pects lo die within Ibree days, hut he again refused to break his hunger strike that fanned Irish political tension. Fleming drifted into a comn periodically. but rallied for a few minutes at a time to look up from his iron cot In Belfast prison and shake off family pleas to eat. He was on the 49th <iny of his hunger strike against treatment of IRA prisoners. He whispered throtiBli cracked lips to his sister. Ellen, that he believed he would be dead within three days. Persons who had seen his shrunken, almost motionless body wc»idered if he could live that long. Fleming's strike, and a similar c by Sean McCiiMghy at Mnry- (UP)—David borough prison In Eire, stirred the ' entire Irlsli people and raised Increasing tlm>nls of reprisals If the men died. Bodyguards were assigned to Northern Ireland cabinet ministers to protect them against possible reprisals. The government of Northern Ireland held unswervingly to its refusal to rcclassify Fleming as a political rather than 11 criminal prisoner, which would clear Ihc way for possible release later. He was serving a 12-year sentence for treason and felony. Members of parliament, voicing public demands for Fleming's release, again challenged Home Minister Edmond Warnock. who refused a further statement on UIQ case. Arkansans Ask For Navigation Governor Loney Visits Washington to Push River Protects Plea. WASHINGTON, May .8. (UPl — Two members of Hie Arkansas River Development Association last night outlined an extensive program to develop Hood control and pow- projccls on Hie river. 15. D. Terry, I.Htle Rock, Ark., and N. N. Graham, Tulsa, Okla., asked members of the Arkansas- Oklalioina Congressional delegations lo supiwrt the project which lias en under study since 1937. Terry told the delegations that Ihe Arkansas Valley iji'oui) "Is noi asking anything that hns not been given lo the rest of the country," adding that the Arkansas River never hns received "one cent" for modern navigation development. Grnhain asserted that the Ar- lumsas River plan was ns economically justified as the Ohio and upper Mississippi projects. He salt federal approval of the project would make surrounding areas a 'second Missouri Valley. Oov. Ik'n Ijmey of Arkansas presented Graham und Terry to the Congressional group at a dinner meeting. Onarcl Upton, Bailey Rutledge a'.ul ] Kendall B«rry, directors. The new officers will be Install-1 ed at the lirst meeting in July. Stee/e, Mo., Rotations Elect Club Officers Hoy Glover will direct the activities of the Steele, Mo.. Rotar;/ Cluh during the next year. Other officers elected to work with the new president are, the Rev. Marvin Niblack, vice president; Clarence McCollum. secretary; Wade Hollenbeck. treasurer Architecture in New Mexico re fleets tlie history and culture of t'.s people, und Is based on materials and forms Indigenous to the state The Beauty Nook 111 No. First 1'hone 894 Helen Luster Isabel Fnrbus King of Italy May Quit Throne Within a Week Society—Personal Bven if an Anglo-Egyptian Ury alliance safeguarding the Sue/.. C«nal Is signed, military sources e««mated the British withdrawal m*rhl require at lenst five years. Aitlee told commons that Britain hoped to retain "facilities" on ijyptlan soil and the right "to fpme effectively to Egypt's assistance" in any "emergency." It was uncertain just what facilities the British had in mind. Cairo sources believed Britain proto«Wv would hand over many instal- fctions to Egypt, which in turn would build up her own military irtantzation to man them. ,'sEgypt'may ask for technical askance on radar and similar equip- intnt, they suggested, requiring pre- iroce or a British military mission or some similar body in the country- •'•'"' 1 Cairo dispatches said the British policy would be to withdraw troops foom .cities as soon as possible, ROME. May 8. (Ul'l — King Victor Emmanuel III was expected today to leave the throne of Italy within a week, according to En/.o Selvaggi, secretary of Italy's principal monarchial party. The King cither will abdicate formally In favor of his son. or simply leave the country in the bcllel that the Kalian people will favor a republic in the referendum scheduled for June 2, Selvaggi aid. He explained that the House ol Savoy itself was conducting a snr- ey to determine the trend in advance of the balloting. for LUZIERS Fine Cosmetics Call Miss Francis Jones Phone 2486 or M3J Women Democrats To Haar Governor Loney LITTLE ROCK, May 8. JUP> — Tlie Arkansas Democratic Women's Club will meet here Wednesday, Mny 15. and elect officers for 1946. Speakers scheduled for the clay meeting include Ciov. Ben ney, Dr. II. B. all- La- Robuinson of Cam, . . . den, Democratic National Commtt- leeman. and Harvey C. Couch, Jr. then grnrlunlly breaking down the great supply base operating hi i f „ EK.vpt. British troops In Greece and veuczin Oinllu me supplied from Egypt. Scrgl. Archie Sullivan left yc.s- Icidny for Gump flohlnsoii, Little Hock, for assip,nmenl. followl"K hl:t rc-cnllstrneiH In the Army Aiv .Corps, serecnnl Sullivan, who service! in India, has been at home for the past two months. En route to Little Hook, he will visit friends nlul relatives In Pine Bluff. | Mrs. A. II. Williams "f Contell. Okla.. is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cullom at Wilson. ; Mr. Williams joined her there for ' several days. ] Mrs. Jack CJoldenbcrB and dauyh- j tcr. Jnn Elaine, of Somerset. Ky.. ar c spending two weeks with tier | parents. Mr. und Mrs. E. M. Jut- i fee. Mr. Jm'fee motored them to Osceola. Capl. Jim Uuvm Jr.. is at homo following Ills discharge from service. He is a veteran of four years service In the European Theater, and pliin.s to resume his studies at University of Arkansas, Faycltc- vlilc. Mrs. Richard Bchiiiclzcr and daughter. Donna Rae, of Little. 'Hock were guests last week of her mother. Mrs. E. E. Driver and Want Ads Rayon & Cotton DRESS ES For Her Day! Fresh pastels with Uolrl ('V • ' s ->i,j-,.. • cok>r inserts for tlraniiil •—* • Little prints for gayet\ 1 Cotton striped dresses. merrier still for their eyelet ruffles and pique patch- trim! 9-20. 1.98-2.98 FOR MOTHER'S DAY . . , shiny big brimmed straws, some vt'rtVi smail, new liigli crowns . . . discs, heavy vnlh luscious blooms anil satiny rililrons . . . and prclty crisply trimmed sailors. Most o[ them swilhcd in veiling! REMEMBER if It's For 1 a Man MEAD'S Will Have It! CHAMBLIN Appliance Co. "The Appliance Center of Blylheville" Phonographs — Records and Accessories. Battery and Electric Radios 219 W Main Phone 3443 CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" Wwk Days: Start* at 7 p. m. Yes, Men, It's Time to Get Under A Cool STRA W\ Wednesday & Thursday DOUBLE. FEATURE "NINE GIRLS" with Ann Harding', Evelyn Keyes " STARS ON PARADE" with Larry Parks and Jean Hubert Also Short Treat the heat coolly — put on your smart new straw hat and laugh at the torrid summer temperatures! Throw away that old hat you've been wearing for the past ten summers and treat yourself to a new warm weather topper that will make you feel y — it's that light! Smart Straws - $3.50 to $5.00 Cool Panamas $5.00 to $ JO Choose A Smart New Style by STETSON, KNOX or LEVY! Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Wednesday & Thursday j| 'Return of Frank James" Starring Henry Fonda NEWS AND COMEDY RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 7: IS. fXCLUSIVE AT PENNEY'S DICKEYS 1.98 A welcome gift always! You'll find a most complete selection in our Dickey & Neckwear department. ^jmi** Last Time Today MEAD'S The Bells ofStMarys , Thursday and Friday "LIVE WIRES" with the Bowery Boys and Kasl Side Kids WRSTKRN SHORT and PARAMOUNT Nr'.WS BY LESLIE TURNER WASH TUBES of vwtn* a>u HIS SPEU-S, LADV.'IF \ OF «XlfZSE! V0U It PUT 18 WOTS Or AMWONIA IN A GLASS Of- K6WATEE HEU EC OV3W W mPUTTlN' V ,WcWY,BUl TO GET THOSE . &,& 1M AT THE SAS50 [fr W g OTHEB y£XM Af*CT!W£NTWR >**-- mi.wi«rrr wiweisseWH sues n b,V.,W?^m k rtEAUEO EMOUTt . BY FRED HARMAN Unexpected Help , MXi TO WMCM RTD£R WHILE Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONnmONED Wednesday & Thursday Salome, Where She Danced (In Technicolor) Yvonne I>eCarlo, Rcxt Cameron, Pa rid Bruce News of the Day Also Shorts

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