The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 7, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, -10-I7 _BLYTHRVII,I.F. (ARK.) COURIEU NEWS PAGE .THREE Blossom Time in Shenandooh Sought for Cotton Senate Committee Seeks Preferences In Japan, Germany WASHINGTON, May 7. (UP)_ American-grown cotton has been gUt" the inside track in Japin aiW IMc British-American zsne of ec:upicd Germany for the balance of 'lie year, Sen. John j. Spark- inan, IX. Ala., revealed today. Mf said acrc'cmem to use only | norieim cotton tliere had been woiked out by a special Senate Cotton Cominiitcc. of which he is a member, and the War. State a'.'.rt Agriculture departments. S;:arl:m:in said the three lepart- mems are now .studying a longev- rangc committee request for restoration of Die nation's prewar c :H<in export market in Japan and Germany alter this year. He said Hiey had piomistd not tn make any contrary decisions without first advising the special committee. The senatoio said the present r.fireenicm was worked ool aften 29 senators from cotton-growing Mates met la discuss a report that tlie government was about to buy I.030.CO bales of foreign cotton for export to Germany and Japan. He expressed confidence tlie nation's cotton trade with Germany j ami Japan will be reestablished and that "the United states will re- r \s NEGRO MINSTREL at Lost Cane Gym Widay Night, May 9th at 8 O'clock Program 1. The Suitor Cow Id 2. Songs 3. The Great Chicken Stealing Case of Ebenezer County. 4. Songs 5. Potter's Prepare for a Program. 6. Three Old Maids from Quin. Sponsored by Lost Cans School ') 'v t!& Jean Carlwfight Lane—Her Majesty Queen Slienandoah XX— leads her attendants through blooming apple orchards in Winchester. Va., on opening day ol the famed Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. She is the daughter of Cov. and Mrs. William Lane of Maryland. powers cannot find unanimity on llcilin's municipal affairs, how can they agree on Germany's future, i he asks. ! Fears New War Above nil. his Bloomy mind is gnawed by the fear that Russia and the western powers will llB"l as soon as they calch their breath | and he more and more realizes j | Unit Germany should be the first I battleground J[ It happens, i | Even In spvinRlime, utter a "liter winter, Germany presents :• ' rather grim picture to most <>( the (ift.oOO.UUO Wllll Schulues. Two ; years of effort to restore normalcy | huve sfcn the food ration drop even tower than in war-time and the Germans lenr another cut Uo- tore ihe next harvest. Reconstruction is negligible and lew towns are even clearing II"' nibble, beyond opciilnic the streets wllli bulldozers and stacking llu 1 debris up where buildings once .lood. Industry Is at r. '.ow ebb. mark- question lias been answered. Th" trickle of exports has 11 slight cheering note for rconoinlste but means little to the average German, who does noc cnre whether the revenue is paid to the cccnpV" ing powers for Ills rations or made into a living credit. Thoughtful Germans are hopeful for their country, but only on a long-term basis. They feel that Russia and the western powers must find n'way to gel along together or Germany will become a pawn and a bone of contention. They lee! also that the four zones of occupation must be made economically and administratively one. Conservative politicians sec communism as a greater danger man after the tlrst World War. They observe tlie firm entrenchment in the Soviet y.or.e of a strong organ- ation nnd discipline, which ap- eals to Germans a* tile propp ssiun spivttd OV er the coun- u-n (In- conservatives lean to- .(H'lilliMll. ' liicl that the Germans ex- i.i i,c 1^1 an ,j helped lends to Hi,' four powers and more on iftetluids .should be used Thus [<>| Ciermunv becomes move 1 in'i-. ill! sdii'llz used to wnlti! when w is not niaivhlni;. Now lie finds nut uraied for either, lie hopes one world bill would settle lor n.iiitm. operated as a KOIIIK Playgrounds Delegation To Meet in Faycttcvillc l''Ay.KI'l'EV:ijl,K, Ark., May 1. (Ill') -'Hie 27th iiniuiiil mrciliiK of vhe ("x irks p:ii:.'r,vouiid Association eon-j vcned hero today, with President Sam Clearhart of K.iyettevilH 1 pre- sulin^. Honor quests at a dinner tonlxiil will b.! 40 Tulsa vvliolesaler.s. I'rin- I ci]:al speaker will be Jim McDiiniel. a University of Arkansas law stn- ejit aiitl forjner lieutenant colQ- U. S. -Army. d in the Chapliln Corps of the Read Courier "jww Want Bubble Gum Salesman Failf to Deliver GooW.s And Lands in City Jail N> nn LVITLI-' rtocit. Ar:>-., M.iy V ilM'i The shorlni'.e of b\ih- «l«' •'•an has jirobably made no '•:«• :mv sadder than I). O. Gluts, u Ciiivimllc, Miss., man. 'l'i'.:::>. hi' was in a Norlh Little K'xX iaii. am) all hecause of that t'i M..n'<'rV di'lii:ht. V.n: NV. likeil to lell the ku'dies Unit lie would fill all lli.-ir order,, tor buli'de gum. He also likrti to take a dtnvn-puymcnt and nUhiJiiiyh iiu> pt'iiiiies accuinulati'd, Ih* 1 iiuin didn't stiow up. N'ovtli Little Kuck police i-sllinat- cil tluu a s many us HO charges ol l:ilse jnetense would be filed as; i he man. German Picture Gloomy as V-E Day Reaches 2nd Anniversary By CLINTON B. CONGER (United Press Staff Correspondent) FHANKFURT. Germany, May 7. (UP) — Germany surrendered two years ago today. A picture or the country two years afterward is not nn encouraging one. either to thinking Germans or to the four occupying powers. There is not even an "early prospect of a peace treaty which would restore the country to the family of nations and end the paralyzing uncertainty. Here is how things arc. approximately, with the average German —call him wllli Scjultz: Schultz has an empty stomach but a bellyful of occupation. He is a profound pessimist, thinking mostly in terms of food, shelter and cigarettes, but very little beyond. Accepts No AVar Biam« He agrees that those who dragged gain its favorable po-sition in the cottono market of the world." him into the war should be punished but accepts no blame for himself [or following their leadership. He tends to feel sorry [or himself. The Allies have replaced the German government, so Schultz feels it is their responsibility to clothe, feed and house him. repair the war damage and put Germany on her feet again- k Scnnltz Is obediently wilting to be "democratized" but Is not particularly interested. 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