The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 31, 1949 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 194f BLYTHEVILLE <ABK.) COURIEB KEW1 PAGE MINK Arabs and Jews Rarely at Peace Inability to Writ* Lasting Truce Has Origin in Bible By dirk ReuK WASHINGTON — Stories •bout how Arabs and Jews can't final peace for Palesih • write » after montlis of Iruce an negotiations have an indent ring. Those two nations, next-door neighbors and cousins, members oJ one ol the oldest families on earth, have lived In A kind of armed truce with each other all through tlie ages- except when fighting. they were actually It all began in the time of Abraham, about 4.000 years ago. The lore of both nations relates lha S ahara was the. father ot both bs and Jews. One of Abraham's sons was Jacob, whom the Ange named Israel, and the Jews claim descent from him. He settled down in his father's country, which i roughly the Interior of the present State of Israel. Abraham's eldest son was fsh- mael, and he is reputed to be the ancestor of the Arabians. He lefl his father's lair to raise his family in the desert country east of the Jordan River. Israel's sons settled down in towrs and cities and took pride in scholarship and the building of permanent structures such as the Temple of Jerusalem. Ishmael's sons just wandered, camped by the oases, led .their flocks hither and yon to follow the grass where it was green. Rtjarded is "Yokels" In tlie Old Testament you read repeatedly of bloody contacts between the Israelites and the nomads to the east. It is quite clear that by the time of the prophet Nehemiah (5th Century B.C.) the Isivelites regarded their cousins across the Jordan as barbarous and untutored yokels and robbers. Despite having the same blood and a language with the same- Semitic—root, they have gone their separate ways all through the ages. The same enemies threatened and overwhelmed them. time after time, but they never teamed up for common defense. The only time jkjpi read about an Arab and Jew lighting on the same side is when an Arab army helps out one Jewish faction which is busy beating the Hie'out ot another set of Jews. Assyrians, Babylonians and Per- ifans picked off the Israelites and Arabs, one at a Ume. Greeks and Romans took over all of Israel and aeized control of the caravan routes of the Arabs. In one of Israel's final, desperate battles against Rome." the attack by Titus in 61 A.D., an Arabian leader loaned Titus 1,000 horse- and 5,000 foot soldiers. With the Mohammedan sweep • cross most of the Mediterranean world in the seventh and eighth centuries Arabians became the masters of Palestine and of Jewish colonies in the lands they conquered. Under Islam the Jews didn't lare too badly. Although the Prophet's policy was to slay al persons who did not embrace the faith, he made an exception, of which many Jews took advantage They could retain their own faith • nd still live if they paid a gen- trous poll tax and were "reducer low"—accepting A kind of second- class citizenship. Actually, man; Jews became prominent statesmen Milkers and scholars under the Islamic rule. Side* Alwajt Unequal One reason the «ews and Arab never jo'-ied in * common fron probably was that they were-neve In the asc dancy at the sam time. When Israel was relatively strong, in the times ol David an< Solomon, and later of the Has moneans, the Arabs were » nebu Ions people, capable of no sus tained military campaign. After the Romans raxed Jeru •alern tn A.D.135, the land was Controversy Nothing New For Vaughan WASHINGTON. Allg, 31. (/Pi 1'he spotlight of controversy is lothing new to brash, uninhibited M«j. Gen. Harry W. Vaughan. By his own word. Vaughan ov nis long friendship with Harry S. Truman to his talent for attracting (he spotlight. As Mr. Truman's military aide, the fast-talking general owes hts present place In the news to the same faculty. When Mr. Truman entered the White House in 19J5, Vaughan entered with him. The fireworks started to explode around his head almost immediately. Vaughan was born Nov. 26. 1893. at Glasgow. Mo. He graduated from Westminister College in Fulton, Mo., where he majored ii chemistry. Ho worked as a specialist In preserving wood for 17 years, and later was a manufacturers' representative. Shawl weaving has -irtually end cd in India's Vale of Kashmii where it was a famed Industry to centuries. WVfl STRAW VOTE — Paska. a rather sophisticated Pekinese, casts his vole for the straw as he sips a bit of milk to wash clown those puppy biscuits. Paska arrived trom Brussels at New Vork'i La- Guardi« field. After finishing his snack, he left for his new borne at Holden. Ua». ~amp Char fee Receives Official Closing Order FORT SMITH. Ark., An*. 31. (AP) —Camp Chafree received official closing order Tuesday from Fourth Army headquarters, The public Information office said all training at the camp has been ordered completed by January 1. The Filth Armored Division will become Inactive by April 15, the office said. Tha last group of trainees Is expected at the camp Sept. 12, After they complete a 14-week training course only the cadre will be left at the camp. h a . Fourth Army order was Ihe first official notice received by the camp officials since Hie announcement by Secretary of Defense Johnson that Ihc camp would be closed. actually plowed under, and only a few thousand Jews remained alive Isiacl. Only the Mohammedans - the Arabs— were strong when the Crusaders invaded Palestine. It was the Mohammedans who finally drove the Crusa«'»rs out. The Jews were still inconsiderable in major invasions—by later the the Mamluks of Egypt, the Mongols, the Ottoman Turks and, finally, the Allied forces in World War I. Israeli and Arabs are now more nearly equal in strength than ever before. Hearing tor Oklahoma Peace Officer Delayed FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 31 fAP) —Hearing; for a Moffett, Okfa.. marshal charged with assaulting a Tort Smith man with a dangerous weapon tia.s been postponed indefinitely. Mrs Roy Fry, Sequoyah County Poison Case Suspect Held tor Grand Jury EVANSVILLE. Hid., AUR. 31—iVTi -Mrs. Clarice Spin-lock, 28-year-ultl housewife, yesterday was ordered held without bond for grand Jury action In the poison death of her mother. Toxlcologists had told the court Carrier Gets Permit LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 31. W —Ozark Trails, Inc., of Springfield, Mo., received permission yesterday to operate as a common carrier of passengers and mail In Arkansas. The Arkansas Public Service Commission granted authority tn Ihe firm to operate In the vicinity of Bull Shoals riinn site In North Arkansas. a personil grudge >(tln»t all mar- lln, It's even reached the stage where Demareat blunt* it all on his agents, MCA—the Marlln Corporation of America. They've been at it two weeks now. still no marlin. Two more weeks to jo. ey're tweatlni It out. Demarest and his wife, Lucille, gave a dinner party "to celebrate Bill's martin." Bill explained: "Every summer we rive * dinner to celebrate catching my marlin. I give Ihe party before T catch the niarlln c account ol I never catch a marlin." He wrnf to aea for nine hours fht lUy after the dlnnrr parly. Xo luck. That'i the way It Is with Demareit and Melklejolm. It's why they're so mad at director Prank Caprn. One day Copra chartered a boat and within two hours had caught a marlin. Then he said to his boatman, "Mrs. Capra would like to catch a marlin, ton." So they flshert a little while lonccr and Mrs, Capra caught a ninrUn and (hey were all home by 5 p.m attorney who announced the post- j that poison was found in the ex•- -- - • - poiicmcnt Tuesday, said she had not I humed boriie: yet been able to arrange the nee- mol " c '' a "d essary interviews with John Schaap, who was shot in the legs in an escape attempt. Dick Humphrey, the defendant, had attempted to'arrest Schaap for recklc.ss driving. Schaap suffer ed minor shot wounds in the legs. Hollywood Continued from Page G wood's "Nu Martin" Club. Paramount talent rilr-ctor Bill Mel- klejohn Is president. He's brrn trying to catch ooe for 17 j-eirs. The two Bills are living at Bal- Ind. Both died after visiting the b °»' with " chartered boat at their Spurlock's home in a fashionable doorstep. Kvery morning they of Mrs. Spurlock's father, Mr. and Mrs. Winter Dearlng of HuiUingburg, | Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 ChickoMwbo Evansvllle suburb. 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