The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 13, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 13, 1951
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 19M (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THKBB Lovett 'Gets on with Job' As Secretary of Defense WASHINGTON, Sept. 13. (A 3 )— Robert A. Lovett began today to | "get on W Hh the Job" of secretary or defense which he inherited from his longtime partner In government service, George C. Marshall. Because of the two men—the 56- v"t old banker and the 70-year -. five-star soldier—had worked ••ether £o long in the Pentagon and -Rate Department, it seemed probable the policies and |>ersonnel of (he vast military establishment would undergo little change, Lovett, in talking to reporters after President Truman had announced Marshall's resignation and his nomination, as the n e w defense chief, said the general wanted no fuss about his leaving and that "we get on with the Job." "That we will do." said Lovett as he became actliig director of the government's biggest department pending expected confirmation bj (he Senate of his nomination. Rules Pushed Aside Senate leaders pushed aside routine rules In an effort to speed confirmation. Chairman -Russell <D-Ga> catlec the Armed Services Committee !n to closed-door session to consider Lovett's nomination. Russell pre- icted the committee would recomr lend confirmation arid ulc (or im- nediate action today. Objection of my one senator, however, could orce a day's delay. Generally, both Republican* and Democrats lauded Lovett. But the GOP Senate leader, Wherry of Neb- •aska, qualified his praise with the comment that "he will contribute much to the security of the United States if he does not allow the loiitical machinations of the President and Mr. Acheson (the secretary of state) la influence htm. Ma rah all a "Soldin-" Of Marshall, Wherry said that as i soldier he wo,u!d be "long remem- oered with much appreciation" bul in the "field ot diplomacy his record was not so lustrous." Marshall and Lovett both had served in the State Department, as secretary and undersecretary o state, respectively, between thei wartime duty in the Pentagon nnd their return last year. In only four years of existence, the unified Department of Defense has had four chiefs. James Forresta! served first, from Sept. 17, 19*7 to March, 1949 when he re-, Iritisfc Quakers Fe«f Moscow Mort Willing To Mafcc West friend* IX5NDON, Sept. 13. UP)— A seven- man British Quaker delegation that visited Moscow in July he-lives Russia s more milling than before to make riends with the West. The group reported yesterday the •ordinary Russian" is eager for in- emational peace. But. the Quakers said, they could not discover if h« Soviet government actually would make "practical contributions" for an East-West agreement. Although finding fault with both sides in the East-West cold war, the Quakers put major blame for increasing tension on the Soviets, U.S. Motorists Face Unpleasant Prospects of Poor Gas Soon Vinson Sees No Action by Congress To Set Up UMT Due to Adjournment The largest consumer of nickel for plating purposes k the automotive industry, signed because of broken health nnd then took his own life. Louis Johnson became the second defense chief on March 28 r 1949, then was ousted by Mr. Truman in September, 1950. Marshall, then 69, was appointed to succeed him. He came back to work, after twice before retiring, with the understanding he would remain only willl last June 30 but remained oti until now at the President's request. But even now, Marshall told Mr Truman that '"1 will always be avail able for whatever temporary ser> vice you may desire of me." WADE'S 5 C & 10 C STORE 100 WEST MAIN STREET FOR THE WEEKEND! Shop Wade's and SAVE! ATLANTIC CITY, K. J., Sept. 13. (A'j—The nation's motorists are faced with the prospects of unsatls- ,dory gasoline, a petroleum* defense ffioinl predicted last night. C. E. Davis, director ot refining the Petroleum Administration or Defense, issued the warning in n address to the Fetro- um Association. He said thai utiless the refining idustry Is allocated more primary "?nd and lead scrap, telraeOiel leatt ceded for the anti-knock quality of asoline would be (inutile ally cuv- ailed. Allocation plans of the N?.- onal Production Authority will cut he amount of lead available for tiotor fuel to -17 per cent of the August level, Davis added. "This would result in a three-oc- ane number reduction on an average basis across the board, he said. 'Such a drastic reduction would nea n severe hard sb, ip to a 11 rt*- inej.s and marketeers and a! so vould result in very unsatisfactory performance in a large segment of the automotive fleet, of the nation.. 1 ' Union Pledges Flood Fund KANSAS CITY. Sept. U. M'j—A union has pledged $58.901 to victims of July floods in Missouri and Kansas. The money was paid or subscribed yesterday during the convention of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United Stales and Canada The contributors promised to Increase tile gift after they consult tlicir home offices, part of the money, more than $12,000, '*ns collected trom the 2.000 delegates. The remainder was pledged by local unions. WASHINGTON. Sl>pt. !». <#) —, Rep. Vinson (D-OiU said today he sees no possibility of congressional action this year to set up a Universal Military Training program, unless Congress foregoes- it.s plans for adjournment early this fall. And the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee added that he expected no such move now. When U'ongrosis last June .set up the National Security Trainings Corps—the framework for UMT— It directed that a five-man commission work out a detailed training plun and report baek to Congress. The law gave the commission four months after appointment by the President und confirmation by the Senate to work out the plan. It has until O<jt. 29. Spokesmen for the House Armed Services Committee explained the commission could still make Its report even If Congress were not in session and It would go into a "future business' 1 file until the law- makers return. It would then 1>« referred k> th« Senate and House Armed Service* Committee which would be required to report on it to their r&pectlv* lawmakiug bodies after not mor* than 45 legislative dayi, Read Courier News Classified Ad! SHEET METAL WORKS OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa milk;, oil mills. Custom, Shearing up to H inch thickness. 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