The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 3, 1949
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WiCETWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAT 8,1141 Bradley Urges Approval of Pact Army Chief of Staff •.Says Defame Frontier "is in 'Heart of Europe' WASHINGTON, May 3 </P) — Gen. Omar N. Bradley told senators tod»y America's defense frontiers lie "In the heart of Europe." The Army chief of staff was before tlie Senate Foreign Relations Committee to urge approval of the Husband Keeps Polio-Stricken Wife Alive by Working Lung by Hand 13-natlon Alliance. North Atlantic Security "Geographically," he said, "many ITHAOA, N.Y., May 3—M>>—A retty, young mother stricken wlthj jollo ended a cross-country trli> od»y in »n iron lung—alive be- ause of he husband's deft us? of beer-e»n opener. Death rode over the Union Pac- flo Flyer th«ir brought Mrs, Shirley Palmer, 27, across the western plains •esterday. But her war pilot-husband was beside her when the electric motor operating the air pump of the portable Iron lung burned out. Because he crouched there and operated the lung pump by hand for more than 10 hours, she enters Bigifs Memorial Hospital today lor tretit- oj these member nations are already In positions where any ag- gress'lon Into western Europe would be a conquest of their homelands.' "I assure yon that our frontier of 'collective defense lie in common with theirs in the heart of Europe.' Bradley said the Joint chiefs c staff are "In unanimous agreement that in case of attack America' strategy will be to "carry the wa back to the aggressor, uHimalel subjugating the sources of his mill tary and Industrial power." ' /Muit Provide Security And he went on: "Plans for the common defense of tlii existing free world must provide for the security of Western Europe without abandoning these countries to the tcr- .rors of another enemy occupation. Only upon that promise can nations closest to the frontiers be expected to stake their fortunes Tvlth ours In the common defense." By Inference, those remarks backed up the administration's plan to follow up the Atlantic Treaty with a program of help to other members to arm themselves. Along that same line, Bradley stressed that In case of another European ar, a bridgehead on IHe • continent must be held, • "In World War II," he said, "we ,had the costly experience of mak- ,ing, on the Normandy beaches the greatest amphibious assault In history to gain a toe-hold In Europe from which we could launch the final attack lor victory. "That beachead cost the Unlt«c States 21,000 casualties In the firs ten days. I was n commantlcr h that sea-to-land assault and I hop r that the occasion shall never aris when I might sgaln be called upo to participate In such « hozurdou ' »nd costly operation." ment. The lowly beer-can opener? When the handle on the- lung pump bent under pressure of the marathon operation, Bob Palmer 31, was desperate. He told reporters: "I began to wonder what I wa: going to use for a new handle, had the can opener handy, an< It had a little hole through th end of It which slipped over th pin nicely. So, I slipped It on am used It as » handle." Palmer began his 10-hour Jo ot working the pump by hand whc the electric motor gave out cas of chyenne. The conductor wired ahead t North Platte. Neb., for a new am attire or a new power and puni unit. There were no replacement parts North Platte. But the OmiiVm .re Department wired that a brand ew pump unit awaited the Palm- there. And Palmer carried on itll they reached Omaha—sciuat- ng. then kneeling, then silling, hanging his position lo case his muscles. The Palmers are natives of New- rk, N.Y., near Rochester. They ere living at Enclno, Calif., mic aimer w«i> an art student at Los Angeles when Mrs. Palmer was trlcken. Mrs. Palmer was transfercd fron he Pullman ear to an ambulance at Syracuse for the last leg of Ih rip to Ithaca. Tht cog railway used on Moun Washington, N. H., was the world' 'Irst; It was completed In IStiO. Youth of All Notions' Organization Lauded }y Youth at Kciser Mia Clara Li-iscr, who started ic Vnulli <>1 All Nations, Inc. .vc years aco In New York has stabllsbwl an iiiidcrstnndliiB of the dens of various youlhs all ove lie world, ami hopes to estnbllsl o<ni a nmfifir.lric of Ideas to kill lie youlli of the world Into close mdersUuidlng. i Miss U'iser iiud n staff of vol- nlt'cr workers carefully guide an nti'ieliaiiKe ol letters beuveen boys nd girls between Die nsjes of seven o 21 In vnrous countries. Jerry Hutli'r, Jr., of KeLser said .bis week Unit he liad been a :n(>mbci ol the club only two months uid Intel received letters from nine foreign countries, nnd Increasing his slump collection as well. Man Nabbed on Second False Pretense Charge After first Dropped HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May 3. Wi —It was out of the frying pan and into the the [or Harold DuKc, Jr., yesterday. A charge that he had obtained money under false pretenses was dismissed In circuit court here. As he walked from the courtroom he was arrested on a similar charge. The 28-year-old Hot Springs man was arrested this time on a El Dor ado warrant accusing him of embezzling S,600 from the El Dorado Boys Club. At El Dorado, Deputy Prosecutoi Hugh Wharton said Duke left town with money he had solicited for advertising In a cross-cross telephone directory, Wharton said Duke and the Boys Club were to share profits ol the publication. The charge at Hot Springs was dismissed when the court was told Duke had made a financial settlement with complainants In the case. Med Student Learns Obstetrics at Home MORGANTOWN, W. Va., May 3. (/!V—Richard Tatior, flrct-ycar medical student at West Virginia University, Is learning his obstetrics the hard way. He delivered his own son yesterday. Taber had called a doctor and arranged for a hospital room. But when he returned, the 'baby was on it's way and he completed the de- livery. His wife and the baby iol to the hospital 30 minute* later. Both are "doing fine." The brain cells used In a ulngls mental effort weigh an estimated quarter of an ounce. ^^ Centenarian Dies PEORIA, III., May 3. (fl'i — Mrs. Mnry Jane Malcolm, 100, who curnc here six weeks ago from Cherokee, Kas. ,dled yesterday. Mrs. Malcolm, the widow of Andrew H, Maloolm .came to Pcorla to stay with '» son, Ticmont. She had 117 living descendants. She was born In Morgan County, Mo. «»«' Two Earth Tremors In Chile Recorded NEW YORK, M»y 3 WV-Two earth tvemors, probably originating 100 miles below ground level In Chile, were recorded by the Fonlham University scmtsmograph at 1:08:52 tEST> and 1:10:49 a.m. todtiy. The liev. Joseph Lynch, Ford- nni .seismologist, snid the subter- ucHn tremors were "u situation >eiMiliar to Chile." •gypt Plans Extension Of Martial Law Rule CAIRO. 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