FACE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 30, 1949 THE NATION TODAY Much Talk in Paris Concerning Germany's Future But Outcome Still is Anything But Certain Bjr Jame* Marlow WASHINGTON, May 30.(A't— The bigger you are, the lc,« cliance there is lor «n outsider to lei) you what to do. What ha« happened in Detroit, and what's happening In Paris, are good examples. » The Ford Motor Company and the CIO Auto Workers' Union arc pretty big. They had a disagreement and • strike. ' They talked for days, couldn't reach an agreement, and finally decided to let an outsider, an arbitrator, settle the ftrgumane for them But when you move Into the realm of nations, you're dealing with the biggest there is. And that's the case with the United States, Russia, Britain and France. The foreign ministers ot those four countries have been meeting in Paris for a week, talking out an agreement on Germany. One Ajtainst Three ! So far tney've been miles apart with Russia pitching tor what she tvvnnU and the oilier three, slaiul- :ing together, wanting something .else. • Ah four foreign ministers, Indml : mg Russia's Vishiiv&y, who not Ion;, ago was screaming at the west, nr being very polite. In fact, the New York Time even used the word "gentlemanly to describe the conversations. But at the rate they're goinK the imy keep on being polite for week and wind up nowhere. If they break up, as they've urok en up In the past, at the end a dead-end street, they Just pit- up their marbles and go home. And no outsider, like an arblt rator, can be called In to make decision for them and tell thei what each must do. They're all too big to let an out slder do their thinking (or them, and each has too much at stake. It's too soon to pass Judgment on what's happening in Paris because the meeting only started la-st Monday nnd because— What's happened so far, at lenst on the part of the Russians. Inoks more like sparring than anything else. KunU Wants Reparations So far the Russians haven't contributed a new idea about Germany at »11. The suggestions they've mnrte for running Germany were either tried In the past and failed or they're outdated. The Russians certainly want to win th« good-will of the Germans but after a week in Paris they haven't offered one Idea lhat would Increase their popularity. .' In For example: They're still talking of Setting $10,000.000,000 in reparations from Germany for the • war. The West said that's too tough on the Germans. In the conversations so far the West has looked like a friend ot the Germans. The Russians are ftill talking of Inflicting severe penalties on the Germans for the war. Since It's unlikely the Russians ame to the Paris talks without omc cards up their sleeves. It's 111 too early to talk of Hie outcome Jniversity of Arkansas raduates to Organize ialt Century Club June 4 PAyfriTEVtlXE. Ak, May 30.— i "Half Century Club" composed if persons who graduated from the University of Arkansas 50 years or norc ago will be orfinni/ed at 'he iimual alumni luncheon to be held n the Student Union ballroom nt loon Saturday, June 4. ft w;w announced tothiy. To lie eligible for membership in the HnH Century Cluh, a persor nu.st have iTccivcd a cicuri'c fvon !hc University of Arkansas in 1809 nr earlier, it wa.s .said. Two Americans I/Ml I • l> I" • Killed in Bolivia Third Is Missing In Strike at Tin Mines; ISO injured LA PE7,, Balivln. May 30. W)Two of seven American engineers seized as hostages by .strikers at the Pattno (in mines have been reported killed. A third American Is missing. Tiie rioting strikers Hurled dynamite )>otnbs at troops sent lo the [nines'. Casualties, mostly among the soldiers, wore said to nuini>or aimost 150. t). C. Derringer, general manage) of the Patlno mines In Cntnvl. .said In a telephone Interview the deac men were T. H O'Connor of P.isa- dcna. Calif., and Albert Krcfling of Seattle. Wash. He said a Uollvlai engineer n.iiued Vargas stso was killed. Derringer said the Iliree were among 15 hostages seized by the rioting strikers Saturday. Amprlrans Kvacualed Dcrrlnge said the missing man i. H. T. Peterson of niwarbtk Minn The American Embassy sent t jilime to the Cnlnvl region lo cvnc uale relatives and dependents o I American employes In the mines The alumni luncheon Is one of I An American doctor from Ihe U.S the highlights of the annual spring coLiimenccmcnl scuson at the University, and the activities this year will feature reunions of the classes HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Bitterness of Civil War Dying; Scars Keep Nation United By Hal Boyle NEW YORK —tt\'> The eartli Is i tomb of dead armies, And very soon indeed it will swal- ow tne last survivors of the Amerl;an Civil War. On this Memorial Day, 84 years after t-ce offered his sword In sur- endei to Grant »l Appromatox, only a handful are left. Just how many no one knows. Life magazine, after a nation-wide search, discovered a few unlisted by (he federal government o/flclEiUys closes Its book on this fratricidal conflict. A year ago the Veterans Administration still nad 16.372 Civil War cases on Us rolls, mostly dependants of veterans. What did (he v/aj uc'^een the .Ucs cost the South? Woodrow Wilson, an eminent historian before graduating hi yenrsNntllng in 4 or 9, a.s 1914. 191S. 102*. clc. Tables will be re.served for members of such classes, and llic graduates present will he slvcn special recognition. Hoy Milum ol Harrison, president of the Alumni Association, will preside at the luncheon ceremonies. Arrangements are being made to accommodate 450 reluming alumni. Following the luncheon, officers of the association will be elected lo serve (luring the coming yenr. Health Mission went along to help trent ihc .vmnuiort. The miners .slvuck nt tlic mine, near Catavia, 200 miles southeast of UT Pay,, Saturday, in protest af-rvinst the arrest find deixntntlon of seveni 1 union leaders. The mine owners recently were ordered by the government to comply with union demands fot Increased waxes. The comprmy snld It was preparing to obey the government, order when union leaders presented « new set of 32 demands. eternns organizations or state nnd federal pension officials. It publishes in its current issue pictures of 30 Union nnd 38 Confederate survivors. Hut before the Issue was distributed >;iic of the Union men—William 102, of Los Anjjeles—WHS tic.id. Each month or so one here, mother there, ROCJ- 10 join his spectra) comrades in blue and grny. It Isn't pnrticiilni'ly a tribute to Southern hardihood that there arc more Confederate veterans nllvc The tioutli, drained of manpower, had to take Us soldiers younger, InuludlnK boy volunteers of ten. H will be a tremendous event in Amencati history when the last ol these gn//,Lccl veterans pa.ssi-'s, the BrLsly Civil Wiir niter into icifciul Thr earth then will hold in silence nil ol the 3.000.000 or more men who longht In the famous war of brother afjulust brother. It '.vm probably history's first billion-dollar war. The price sva* hecvy in verms of rjlocd, but thai bill was paid IOHR ago. The bill in ] terms of dollars Is still l)Ping paid. The bill for the four-year fi^ht cost the north alone $3,000,000,000 some 110,000 combat dead nnd 221,791 Jives lost by dl.wa.so. The north i eventually also will have paid onl an flddUlnnnl $8,000.000.000 In pension and compcnslon claims before (IP became battle losses a president, put its at 133.821 killed and wounded In an army of QOO.OOO. less than half Die force the North put into thr Held So'ne 30.152 Con- Three Prisoners Devise Ingenious Meons of Escape TEXARKANA, Ark., May 30. l/Tl— Three prisoners escaped Ingeniously from the Miller County (Ark,) jail early today. Road blccks were set up In Southwest Arkansas and East Texas, bui. no sign of the trio had been :ccn six hours after (he break. Sheriff W. E. Davis identified the c.scapcr.s us Sherman Godwin, 38, of Shrevejwt, La., held on federal charges of transporting a stolen automobile across a slate line; Lcrne William Funnell. 22-year- old Canadian similarly charged, and federates died In prison, largely of disease. An equal n'imber of Union .solders died in Southern prisons. It l.s Impossible, however, to estimate Ihe monetary cost of the war to tht South. Us industries were destroyed, 'Is currcncv became worthless in rocketing inflation. For voars It suffered under occupation by (edeial troops and Northern cirpelbaggers. Defeated Germany had a fur milder occupation after two world wais There was no Mar- .hall Plan for the America]) South Many Southerners feel their region wn.i set back two generations a.* i result of the lost war and the subsequent military nnd polit- tociay what the war cast, and he'll say. "The South is still paying the price." The bltierncss of men who foiishl lived on ir their sons But in the Knind.sons, the ttrcat grandsons, and lac great gicat grandsons—the bitterness is dying or is dead. Ami the memorial wreatlis lodaj aren't Jusl for the dead of that loni; ago family fight. They are also for the dead of a reunited fami'.j Hint 1ms fought and won three for- ciKf wa'S. ill" far'H-r seal- are slowly oe- inji forunttnti. Wp have deeper scars mw to koep us together. Donald Keiper, of Murfreesboro, Ark., held on state charges ol burg- ary and grand larceny. The sheriff explained the three nen'.s getaway, which he -said occurred between midnight and 2 a.m. They dug through the floor of z plumbing closet tn the jail, on the fourth floor of the county courthouse. Crawling through the hole, they squeezed through the space between the floor of the fourth story and the ceiling of the third story and then dug through the ceiling of another plumbing closet located on the third story. From the third floor closet they walked down a corridor and a slair- way to Ihe second floor and entered the county Red Cross office. They fashioned a ladder from ropes torn off Venetian blinds and used it to reach the courthouse lawn. Most of tlie federal, Arkansas and Texas officers in the area Joined in the intensive hunt for the trio. pit* this surplus he could not aaf whether Pakistan'* I°°d commitments to India would b« met. Tht needs of Eastern Pakistan would come first, he explained. ^ DORTCH'S ARKANSAS GROWN West Punjab Province To Have Food Surplus LAHOEiE, Pakistan - </!>) - West Punjab Province, bordering Indi: will have a wheat surplus of more than 60,000 tons this year. Poor Department Secretary R. D. tlnwe declared recently that for the province, the days of foodgrain deficits arc over. Howe arkleci. however, thai dcs- Seed Corn & Registered SOYBEANS Dork'h's Soybeans No. 'i Sold Hy Mrs. Howard Bowen Hlylheville, Highway 61 So. Three St. Louis Negroes Injured in Auto Accident i Three St l.mlls NcRvoes were In-! Jured. none believed seriously. Sat- ] untay midnight when the car In which they were riding failed to execute a curve on Highway 61 three- fouvths or H mile south of Luxora. The Negroes «re: Dock Hlx. 35. back Injuries and cuts: Edward Young, nge unknown, minor cuts, and his wife, who suffered minor cuts and possible enteral Injuries According lo Stale Policeman George Irwin. who with State Po- Hcemnn Tom Smalley and Sheriffs Deputies Edgar and Dnvc Young of Osceola, investigated the accident, the car, driven by Hlx. fulled to make the curve near the Spot Nighl Club and turned over at least twice. The Negroes were taken to the Tnrrentine Clinic In Osceola for emergency first aid treatment. They were en route lo Alabama at the time of Ihe accident, Officer Irwin said. Rend Courier News W»nl Ads. 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