The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 22, 1944
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SATURDAY, JULY' 22, BU'TJIEVILLB (AliK.) COUKlttR NRWS TO THE Memphis Prcss-Sclmllar, July 20, 1944 They Hit Fulbright Below the Belt , ,.? h r, " Uneks wll 'cli some opponents of Rep. J. \V. luilbnght, candidate for the Democratic nomination for United states- senator from Arkansas, have made on his draft status, are not sportsmanlike and they don't make sense. No question .should be raised of the draft status of a man 3D years old, married, und the lather of two children. While Fulbright, as n .statesman, js a young man, we have learned that the Army is not looking for men in their late thirties tor combat duty. Such men, if they eti- tei- the Army, arc usually put in office jobs •Many men past 35 have enlisted, onh to find that there is not enough useful woik foi them .to do in the armed .service;;, mid have come back home, where they found their real woik loi their country,to lie. ••• What office'Job-could Bill Fulbnghl have done in the Army more important than the joj) .he did in Congress in procuring the pastage ot 'his ^resolution which commits this natio ntp . winning the peace which the boys in the twenties are winning on.the battlefields? The moth ers and lathers'of this nation have leason lo'be grateful to Bill Fulbright, . *~ Fulbright, as a civilian, has brought honor to.the South as chairman of the United Nations Conference 'on Education. U'e predict that thi 4 , rising Southern .statesman will be called on for other services in representing this nation in world councils. Fulbright ran for Congress two \e,us ago and no one then said that he should not be in civilian clothes. Why is the question brought up now? We cannot believe that the attacks aie sin cere. "Congressman Fulbright, of Fayetteville, and (he State of'Arkansas were given high honoi when he .was chosen by Secretary of State Cordell Hull as :Chairrnan of the American delegation to confer »fr London with ministers of education of other allied powers on postwar education." : : : •'. ... Ft. Smith Times Record Cordell Hull to Bill Fulbright March 28, 1944 Dear Mr. Fulbright: In connection with our recent confeience, let me say again how happy I am that «e aie to have the benefit of your wide;, experience and • your .knowledge of Foreign.^Affairs .111 earning •on the important mission of cbllaboiatlon *\\ith the Allied Ministers of Education. With kindest regards, Sincerely yours, (8) Cordell Hull ' ' Secretan ot State • WASHINGTON Ma\ 16 194'4 My dear Congressman: Misive your letter of May. thirteenth and regret exceedingly that 1 did not have in oppor hiiiity to talk with you upon your retiujj from London. 1 especially want you to know jou are always welcome and I hope that >ou will never refrain for any reason from coming to the office. I continue to receive most favorable reports about the work of yourself and your associates in London. I consider the country exceedingly fortunate to have had a man of your stitesman- like qualities to head this delegation. With all good wishes. - Sincerely yours Hon. J. W. Fulbright ' ' ' (8) -Coidcll Hull Route 1 Springdale, Arkansas . "Winston Churchill has an .invitution to usit i Arkansas after the war and, since he took more than two hours from one of his busiest dajs to lunch and talk with Arkansas's representative J W. Fulbright, it would appear that he would like to accept some of Fulbright's promised hospitality. "Fulbright had lunch with the Prime Minister on the eve of Churchill's Imperial Conference of Dominiaon Premiers. 7t was the same day that Field Marshal Snnilx of South Africa arrived and Premier MacKcn/.ie King of Canada and • Fraizier of New Zealand reached London Jess than 24 hours earlier. 'We discussed the war and • the-prospects for an effective international organization to keep the peace after the war' Fulbright said." . . . Associated Press Dispatch from London ^^ ^ "But also he is a very busy man of success i who has .met the payrolls.' He is president of the ' i-ulbnght Investment Company and of. a large lunmber company, and owner of a large and successful farm. Which should be entitled to leadership in Congress . . . that sort of a record national ami cosmopolitan, of education, intellect '. and experience or mere survival. Here is a man with one of the best backgrounds in Congress." . . . San Francisco Chronicle. of MISSISSIPPI COUNTY forv oourn»iB o ' o P""" and riHe~oI inl^sT people of Arkansas should select its Senator >", training, and national reputation. We - Thc o mud dencv - hih > «- . leX, of a US 9 Sen f \° "'.,. J" ^l 9 '" °* * hc pCOp '° of A *°»™> The «3 the of fit nL I K V° ult ^ e '" kcepi "9 wifh fhe ""Pounce and dignity ot the, and candidate?. :*il ing to indulge in or condone alloy-cat tactics ^£ulS^ST^^^^^ rcwardod fc y fhe «•»». Ndrt should the people of Arkansas send as their representative to the Senate i nae n b^S'fijiSnJlSfS? Wh ° SC '"" j " '*' •"• "««• " <° - a With Fulbright and John .McClellan in the U. S. Senate, our State will ^s:^-^^^^^^-^-^?- 1 a^d°a v Jv' sos and a vote for the nation. is ° vofe ««. is a vote for J. W. (Fill) FULBRICHT Background of High Achievement Qualities J. W. 'Bill' FULBRIGHT For>the . UnitdlStates Senate . Arkansas farm; married 12 years and ° f ° 9 fl • • • Gu Tf ' - urc <>"< oy Club graduated rom the Umyersiry of Arkansas wifh honors, 1925; Rhodes scholar, Oxford University; graduated from George Washington La^ School Speaal attorney U.S. Department of Justice; railghr law, University of Arkansas; appomted President of University of Arkansas, 1939 Three vears later entered Congress. v ' " First gained national attention by his reply to Congressman Clare Booth Luce, wife of owner of Time, Life, fortune magazines. Guest speaker "In- format-on Please'-. speaker on New York Times Forum and numerous o«wr programs in principal cities of country and over radio. Introduced famous Ful- bnght Resolution, establishing basic foreign policy for the United States One of two principal speakers before American Bar Association's annual meet •ng Chicago (other Senator Taf t, Ohio); appointed by Secretary of State Cordell Hull to head delegation of the United States Government to Educational Conference m London; elected Chairman of London sessions embracing 17 nations, 3 In addition to this unusual record of achievement, Bill Fulbright was actively engaged in practical farming, specializing in white face cattfe, from 1936 until taking rns seat m Congress. His farm, which is his home when not in Washington, is locatec I near Springdale, Arkansas. His active business interests include the JHPh.pps Lumber Company, Springfield Wagon Company and Coca-Cola Bottling Company, all of Fayetteville, Arkansas, in which he holdt the position of president He is also secretary-treasurer of the Democrat Publishing Company, Fayetfeville. These activities provide him with well rounded experience to serve the farming, business, labor and educational interests of Arkansas in the United States Senate. READ THIS! QUITS DRAFT BOARD TO HIP FULBRIGHT J. M. Wnll Kefntes Ctwi'Kes Muile in Circular HUSSBU.Vll.U;, Ark,,..J,nV 20.-J. M, Walt, clmirmim of (he Pope Count) diaft bomc{ resigned today "in order,," he «iul "to be t'tcc to refute charge mmlo in ,, circnlitr .igmnst Hep- msonnuivc J. \V. (Dill) F tl || jl% | l( . s (h( , n slnt , (B « • Tho circular, titled "!>'idbiflit's Diafl Rec<'';it Hevonlcd" nttuchcd to U. S Semilonal can- ilidnteu selective nolculivv service status mul con- Jntiictl "fujso, entirely," stntomcnts Wall said.'"The Popo C ol i lUy | )01U( , doM| ,, t a))(] nqevr linn bartered Amiyican hv us : ,s Hceiningh- alleged in Iho circular;' he mild. Wail siiid l-'iillirigiit's file \\as liansfeiied JV()m;\Vii.shinglon lo I'opn Countv when the \Viwhljigton Iwni-d dtHtiiiiilifiod itscll, a not un- ti.sual iiroceduri) and OUR adopted by the l>ope Ijoai-d in several iiwduiccH invoKmg local icith- t runts. lie snid at the time of l), P i, nj , sfo , | OC11 , boards wore not permitted to .nduU pl0 -Pc«il Harbor fathers, "and l?ull)rl K lil was classified in . -A, category 4, in strict accordance with regulations in effect nt the time." Congressman ,!. \V. Fulbright. of Arkansas ui.s 11 most muisiml honor in being chosen to go to London. I'lio ]„„( trip of this kind was bv an Arkansas SomiJor Jw T. Robinson's attendance at the London Naval Armament Limitations Cou- lurence in 191)0." . . . Camdon News. •' "The Huropiiflii tri]) will again call iittention to tlie thon.siind.s of parunts of sons in Work! War II tlmt Hill Fnlbright is Die best candidate (> represent Arkiiii.siis on the imwl important job to he performed by tho U. S. Siinnte lollow- Ing the close of. this world conflict, the approval ol A Hiilisfiieloi'y world-wide peace measure.",, ^ . . . MoyvilUgi Democi'al. "He hfw shown an informed and intelligent . .. rout}) !o mil ional mid international problems , ; . . . In (In.- Senate, Fulbrighl. would have greater ; opportunities rif exercising talents in the writing ; of n practical and enduring policy. -Arkiiiisnu - r••' could bring distinction to itself ami serve the- • nation as well by promoting tins young Congress- : man to the Senate." ' ' •;'" ... St. Louis Star-Times. Dr. Jnme.'i \l. Gnml President, Ounchiln College .. '. . Arlcadclphni, Arkansas; "Tliis is a day of spedalixatioti. If more than twenty years ngo, when Hill Fulbrighl enrolled" at the University of Arkansas, he had.naked the' (acuity to plan a course of .study und activity thai would best qualify him t 0 serve as Congressman iti one of the most crilicaul periods the world ra.s ever known, i doubt that we could have made n butler p);m for him that) the one- he has followed. "Mr. Fulbrighl is doing much to help build Arkansas. It makes us better citizens to hear radio _mcn on national hook-up.s refer to Mr Fulbright as a great slatesman, doing a great work to help .solve national and international problems. 7t helps us to see America's biggest newspapers and magazines giving HO much space to the new statesman from Arkansas."' Hear Fulbrighl Over KLCN Al 1:15 p.m. Monday State and Nation-Vote for Dr. ,L II. IJcynokls President, llcndrix College Conway, Arkansas "Once in a generation'people probably have an opportunity to elect a man conspicuous' fo»'- : statesmanship. Arkansas has that opportunity now ID J. W. Fulbrighl. Even as a freshman Con- pressman his Peace Resolution made him a 'world ' character. His insight into human affairs tin prophetic of Hie work of a creative mind functioning in the United States Senate. : : "America is emerging as the strongest p'ow- cr in the world and Ihe United States the most powerful body in the world. What able leaders it needs. Arkansas has one such leader in.Mr. Fulbright. He thinks clearly and accurately; His' is a universal mind, qualified fvr conspicuous leadership. An equal responsibility -rests'"upon . the people of Arkansas to place talent where it >• will serve most effectively." • . V •v THIS AD PAID FOR BY FRIENDS OF BILL FULBRIGHT

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