The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1951 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 20, 1951
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW8 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1951 Toft Says 'Only Russian. Threat' Justifies U.S. Foreign Policy ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept, 20. CAP) —Senator Taft (R-Ohio) said today American foreign policy In the present emergency can be Justified only because of the "Russian threat." '"The various programs into which we have been forced," he said in a speech prepared for a businessmen's I uncheon, "should be re examined the moment the Russian threat relaxes, and abandoned unless they are In accord with our permanent interests." Taft, chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, said current programs—such as defense alliances, economic and military aid to other free peoples, and extensive rearmament at home—do not avert the possible danger of war with Russia. "No Alternative" But, he edded, there seems to be "no alternative In view of the fanatical spirt of communism and the truculent manner in which Russia it-self conducts Its foreign policy." "We can only hope," he continued, "to keep our own foreign policy from unnecessarily provoking war which otherwise might no occur." Taft Is on o speaking tour of several western states. He said he will outline his own foreign policy views for (he present emergency in more detail in Inter speeches. Difference Emphasized Today, he confined his remarks to emphasising R difference between 26 Registered For Child Clinic A totaJ of 26 white and Negro children registered this morning for the Crippled Children's Clinic held at the Mississippi County Health Unit here, Dr. E. J. Easley of Little Rock, assistant. state health officer, conducted the clinic. ''A lunch provided the patients by the Arkansas Association for Crippled was prepared oy the women of -the First Methodist Church with Mrs. J. C. Droke in charge. FATALITY (Continued from Page 1) apparently swerved to the left In order to avoid a collision as both were in the wrong lane of traffic at the point of impact. The van truck struck the pickup nnd careened into the path of the implement truck. CoUirTe In Eajt Lane .The pickup truck come to a stop on the west side of the highway and the van truck and Implement truck collided In the east lane. Trooper Barker quoted Marble as saying that as he approached the bridge the van left it on the wrong side of the highway and he swerved to the left but the van hit his truck before he could get out of its way. Trooper Barker quoted Mr. Phillips as saying that as he came off the bridge he saw the pickup truck zig-zag as if the driver was trying to stop or slow down and that he also swerved to the left to avoid a heart-on collision. The accident blocked traffic on the highway for nearly two hours. Assisting Trooper Barker with the investigation were Sheriff's Deputies Cliff Cannon of Osceola. Lester Stevens of Luxora and Charlie Short of Blytheville and William O. Barnett of the U. S Border Patrol. :he "fundamental purposes of our 'orelgn policy In normal times and the emergency measures into which wo are forced because of the Russian threat." He also took a poke at the Slate Department which, he said, has "operated on a theory of expediency tuported by propaganda." And, he accused Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Truman of putting "all kinds of political policy considerations ahead of their Interest In liberty and peace." Postal Cards To Cost 2 Cents Compromise Group To Set Other Rates WASHINGTON. Sept. 20. (fCi — The penny pastcard is going up to t',vo cents but, how much oilier postal rates may climb will be determined by a congressional compromise committee. The House late yesterday passed Its version of a bill designed to raise more money for the Post Office Department, now In the red about. $500,000.000 a year. It differed sharply from a recently-approved Senate bill. Both measure. 1 ; must be alike before they can become law. A Senate-House Conference Committee will meet to smooth out differences. Senate House Agrcn The Senate and House bills agreed on the penny postcard hike and a few other points. But this is hov.' they differ in cents on some rates which affect, the average American: PresentJHoiiseBenatc Letters (1st class) .3 3 4 Airmail 6 6 8 Special Delivery ..15 23 20 The House bill would bring in on extra. 4120,000,005 a year, the Senate $400.000.000, Whatever the compromise committee does, the postal raises will not put the department in the black. TRUMAN (Continued irom Page 1) that much. The Senate Fhmnc'- Commlttee has estimated the bill would bring in $5,506,000,000 more a year, The President's remarks about Russia came when a reporter recalled his Monday speech asserting agreements with Russia are not worth the paper they are written on and asked, In view of this, whether the U. S. would continue to seek agreements. Yes. he replletl. nririlng when the U. S. Is in a. position to enforce agreements they will! be kept. That Is the reason for the defense pro- : gram, he continued. At another point, he said the Co_mmunlsts had requested rcsump- lion of Korean truce talks,and this country will make every effort possible to end the fighting without killing any more people. "Arc you going to run for president in 1052J" a newsman nsked. The President. said he hart no comment and reporters would be informed of hi-s decision tn plenty of time. That means, he explained, sometime before the Democratic convention meets next July. Fogan Appoints Russellville Man As Chancellor LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 20. (m Acting Gov. Ellis Fagan today appointed Richard Mobley, Bussell- vllle attorney, to serve the unex- pired term of the late Chancellor J. B. Ward. Judge Ward died Sept. 15. Pagan, who Is a state senator from Little Rock, took over as Arkansas' chief executive during the absence of Governor McMath and Lt. Gov. Nathan Gordon. As president of the Arkansas Senate, he is authorized to do so when the two officials are out of the slate. NfcMath is in California; Gordon is in Kentucky. Fagan said he was asked to make the appointment by Sen. Bob Baily of Riissellville. "Those people up there said they had nn emergency," Fagan said, adding, "Judge Ward was not able lo serve the last month of his life and the cases accumulated on the docket." OPEN HOUSE (Continued from Page 1) will help entertain open house visitors. Everyone will get a chance to hear his own voice as it sounds lo others over the telephone. Other special displays Include a model of Alexander Graham Dell's first telephone, developed In 1875. antlln contrast, the instrument, now used .In mobile radiotelephone .•service which brings telephone communications to moving automobiles, trains and river vessels. Visitors may inspect a model of coaxial cable used to transmit television programs and long distance telephone conversations. Behind the scenes of Blythevillc's telephone system, visitors will ice the machine that rings their telephone, provides the dial tone and buzzes the "busy" signal. A guide will show visitors the rows of batteries Mint provide the current to run the telephone system and the "power board" nt which this current is controlled; '. Open house guests will see h'ov a "trouble shooter" works. Sitting behind a testboard, he can locate trouble on a telephone line without ever leaving his chair. There will be an opportunity to see where calls for repair service are received and how they are hand- Id. Testing equipment used to locate sources of trouble even before service Is Interrupted also is on display. GOT A LIGHT?—Not a now idea tor your 1952 auto, out a test car to help you see better in night.driving is this "Headhghl Special." demonstrated by General Electric before illuminating engineers In Washington, D. C. At left is lighting expert Val J. Roper. Glsl of the test car's findings 15 thai even modern sealed-beam headlights don'i make night vision safe at today's high speeds. Mountains Conquered By Swiss Climbers In Canadian Rockies Coleman, Alta. (API—All but one of the "Seven Sisters". In the foot- hilts of the Canadian Rockies, now have been climbed. The Sisters, bare and jagged rpck spires averaging 150 feet, were tackled by two Swiss- born mountaineers, Bruno Engler and Fritz Frey. j Before their attack.. only "The Placid One" has been climbed. It took them three week-ends to defeat five more. Their most difficult climb - was the main spire, "The Old Sister". Engler, an Alberta government photographer, said they had to inch their way up the last 120 feet using hand holds only. Tile descent was made with the help of rappcls, rope-offs, and the climbers swung through the air in 80-foot leaps. They Eaid they plan to come back to climb the only spire that they couldn't manage this time. It's No. 2—"The Witch"—with barren perpendicular sides and a bleak overhang. * Missco's August Bond Buying Totals $9,369 Nearly $10,000 was spent for Defense Bonds in Mississippi Countj during the month of August, according to the reports of the Federal Reserve Bank, The county's goal f or tjje cm-r campaign is $140,000 according to County Chairmen James Terry o: Blytheville and Ben. p. Butler o: Osceola. Mississippi Countians bought $^.369.50 worth of Defense bonds and people In the state spent Jl,- 567.C26 during August. fruman Says Tax Bill to Be Short ' President Renews Request for $10 Billion To Balance Budget WASHINGTON, Sept. 20. (/Pi— •resident Truman told the Senate oday Its fax Increase bill would fall ar short of balancing the budget nd renewed his request for a $10,00.000.000 tax hike. Mr. Truman sent a letter to Vice President Alben Barkley which was read to the Senate as It began ts first full day of debate on the measure. The bill drafted by the Senate Finance Committee, would yield an estimated $5,506,000,000 a year In I lew revenue. A House-passed bill j would raise an estimated $7,200,000,000. . ' i Mr. Truman said the federal gov- | ^rnment already is heavily in the ' red in this fiscal year and that personal and corporate incomes are running at such high rates'they could stand stiffer tax boosts than the senate bill proposes. j The President was highly critical of what he said were loopholes put into the bill by the finance committee and other provisions "for ' the benefit of special groups." There was no immediate reaction ill the Senate. Two Wreck Victims In 'Good' Condition The condition of the two persons injured in a Krutz Bridge accident yesterday morning was described as "good" today by Wnll's Hospital attendants. Clay Mathews and his daughter, Mrs. Betty Jo Button, were hospitalized for injuries received when 'their car was struck from behind by a small truck yesterday. Traffic, had slowed for the small, crooked bridge on Highway 61 about a mile north of Blytheville when the truck hit the rear of the Mathcws 1 car. Mrs. Mathews .said. She was a passenger in the car but was not Injured. TREATY Attlee Sets Campaign Slogan For British Election Oct. 25 LONDON. Sept. 20. fAP)-Prime Minister Attlee opened the British Labor Party's campaign for the Oct. 25 general election today by telling nation it must choose whether it will "go backward with the Conservatives or forward with Labor.' At the same time Winston Churchill and his Conservatives, Censing victory for the Tories in the air, began shaping their election strategy. Conservatives considered a good sign for them the developing boom on the London stock market In the wake of Attlee's broadcast, announcement yesterday that the general election jvould be held. Millions of pounds were added to the share values on the London Exchange In a buying spree obviously touched off by tile prospect that- the -Labor government may be ending »lx yean of socialistic rule. Attlee spoke to reporters before starting an automobile trip to Nor£h Berwick, Scotland, where he w dress a Scottish Labor Party ference Saturday. (Belated itorjr page 11.) Blytheville Girl Wins Osceo/o Amateur Event OSOEOLA, Sept. 20—Ronnie Faye Etchieson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Foy Etchieson of Blytheville won the weekly Amateur Talent Contest here Tuesday night. She presented two dance numbers. Runners-up were Wiley and Bobby Tate of Luxora and Blytheville and honorable mention went to Miss Patricia Fritz of Senath. Mo. The Tates and Ronnie Faye will compete In the semi-finals. Annually, about 200.000 books are published throughout the world. More than 2.000 feature films are released by world movie studios earn year, according to the National Geographic Society. (Continued from Page 1) Japan. The council put on a burst of speed yesterday to clear the way for adjournment. In a meeting that ran into early evening it finally approved plans for a sweeping investigation of the whole joint defense program, primarily to find out how to increase the flqw of troops and weapons to General DwigHt D. Eisenhower's European command without bankrupting the economies of Western Europe. Committee Created To conduct the inquiry the council ordered creation o[ a full 12- nation committee with instructicns to make ILS final report by Dec. 1. The deadline was fixed to enable memb&r countries, including the United States, to prepare their mutual defense budgets early next year on the basis of the new conclusions reached. Most officials hope that the study will produce a balance sheet of NATO military requirements and the resources to meet them, and simultaneously provide a yardstick by which each country can measure its own contribution. Lid Taken Off U.S. Aid For Non-Pact Countries WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, (API — A Senate-House conference today took the lid off military aid available for non-European pact nations under tile foreign aid bill. Chairman Connally (D-Texl said the conferees agreed to strike out a Senate provision which would have ' { mited to 10 per cent any transfer of the S5.000.000.000 in military funds authorized for European aid. Send Your Clothes To Us... '" BLYTHEVIILE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 AT Adams Appliance Read Courier News Classified Ads. Negro Deaths Rites to Be Tomorrow For Bobbie Roseboro Services for Bobble Roseboro. will he conducted tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Ncbo Baptist Church at Armorel with Rev. W, M. Beck, pas tor. officiating. Burial will be ;n Carr's Chapel Cemetery at Armorrl. The 29-year old woman was killed in an automobile accident Sunday morning, she leaves her father. Robert Witherspoon of Tiptonville. Tcnn.; a son. Leonard Smith of Fremont, Ohio; E brother. 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