The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 8, 1949
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THE NATION TODAY 1/.S. Takes Important Steps, Minus Fanfare, to Aid World Battling Against Communism Bjr Jamn Mirlaw WASHINGTON, June 8. M>>—Nobody pays much attention to mnttie from a man will) pneumonia, and — In a world that's very sick, one of America's most far-reaching •t*p«, the Atlantic pact, Is being taken for granted, too. So, perhaps better than anything*- you can point to, the American attitude about the Atlantic pad Is sign of the times. • There was no excitement wlwn all J3 members of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee this week approved our joining the pact. Everyone knew the committee would bless the pact even before it began 16 days of hearings on April : The hearings were hardly more than a formality, an open forum for anyone who wanted !o speak his piece for or against the pact. . The committee's final decision was never in doubt. Now it goes to the full Senate for debate because, since the pact is a treaty, two- ibirds of the senators must vote for it before we actually join. : But the outcome there Isn't it .doubt, either, at this writing. And within a month or so we can be expected to solemnly join th« Atlantic pact. Cannot Be IjolaflonbU Under that pact, or agreement, this country and 11 others in the North Atlantic area will stand together in case of attack by Russia. Russia, of course, Isn't mentioned by name even once in the pact, which Is jammed with very careful diplomatic language. But it's aimed solely at Russia and it's a sharp illustration of how this country has changed its mind in only 10 years. A pact like this was Impossible in 1939, when Hitler was getting ready to lei war loose and gobble up the terrified Western European democracies one by one. This country was confused then, and split down the middle between > desire to utand «bould«r to shoulder with Western Europe and to stay withdrawn In our ancient Isolation. Yet. if there had been such a pact In 1934 Hitlei might have teen afraid to start his war. So the war taught us lhat our isolation had been a booby trap. The proof that we had learned came Just before the war ended when we joined in organizing the United Nations. That was a sensational step for us; all by Itself. Learned the Hard Wij But it broke the Ice for u> In making the decision that henceforth we'd have to be up to our necks In world affairs. When the wartime frlendlineu with Russia changed to cold hostility, we look the next logical world steps, but this time to stop Communism. We had decided, having learned the lesson of IS39. that we wouldn't let another great power gobble up Europe and leave us almost alone. So, as fiist move, we gave help to Greece and Turkey. It was a stait- lin? decision, real proof we had left isolation behind. But it was a block to Communism. And it made the next move seem logical and less startling: the Marshall plan to help Western Europe stop Communism. Yet, that plan was only economic help. We decided that economic help wasn't enough .that Western Europe needed our mul- •LTTREVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS £o/«smanj/iip Film Scr«*n«d for Lions CharlM Moore screened a film or members of the BJythevllle jtons Club at the noon meeting In he Hotel Noble yesterday, with he story of salesmanship laid in 'Things People '"ant." The film emphasized that selling compoaed of four steps—finding *>e proapect, learning what he want*, selling the commodity de- ilred and delivery of the goods, fhe customer desires were set 'Bear 7 the Heat Better! m AIR CONDITIONING Vjtoxou4\uu\ JUNIORS in Embroidered Eyelets r'Pl as seen IK MADEMOISELLE and CHARM FUTURE PERFECT. . ..Foretold lor this two-piece design. . . a whirl of a season, a world of junior gnie- ty! The embroidered lawn blouse is soft and cool. . .the rayon bul- eher-lin skirf is slim and graceful. Junior sizes 9 to 15 '12' 5 EVENING STAR.. . .Make a romantic wish. . .it's bound to come Irue when you wear this one-piece dress with its dancing-wide skirt and filled, feminine bodice! Embroidered and plain lawn in junior sizes !) to 15. 'U' 1795 other Corel* King Juniors from / JEDEL'S iut as performance. *a'fet.y."comforT economy, durability and appear- Mr. Moore was a guest of the lub. To prevent moisture condensa- lon during winter months, attics »«• insul«t«d ceilings should be en tiiated thoroughly ary help against any threat by So we decided to go into the At- antlc pact. But this time one step lad followed another so naturally hat the public In this country more r less took it In stride. Water Buffalo Tr»k Under Way in Siam BANGKOK —(ft— The grea< water buffalo trek i> underway again In Slam. Tens of thousand* of buffalo are being driven from breeding farms In (he Northeast provinces across more than 300 miles of jungle,- and plains to the central provinces. There the buffalo are sold for plowing and other ground preparations lor planting of the rice crop. It takes about/two months for the buffaloes to make the annual push. Whin they reach the central plains they are shoved about from one spot to another until most are sold, If any are left they are sold by lots at auction. Most of the leftovers are to small and thus liave been rejected up north. The purchasers usually keep them unlll they are full grown animals and ready for resale. A buffalo usually selb for (60 to J'.'OO. RHKUMATISM COSTLY NEW YORK—{^t—Lord Horder. physician to King George VI of England, estimates that In Britain last year, the money loss caused by rheumatism alon» totaled pounds sterling. Lord here to attend an InUmatlonal congress on rheumatism. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, I«4» 5 doctors prove this plan breaks the laxative habit t Htm York toeUri to. fe,, •"» br«k U. Uutin k^it. A W your utunl poxn of rwluitv. rM p*r c*at of tfc« -••• *—T^i MJ 4* Sotuyou. »M.<I>««. Stop ufcfoi »h*u«r you K>» tak*. !**»<1 : Ev«ry .i*kl for o«. i«* uk. 2 CtrUr-. Pill*. Second nook — OM Mcfc Bicfcl Third •••If— oo« #wy other big ht. TbM — Bothfaul By.* i.y: drink -tkljUMjI • dvnuu tun* for rocuUnty, Five Niv York doctor* «r»r Ho* kibtt! , * «r»raa tkb ^ urc Cuter 1 . fSi- "£ua£*<£ tract u4 tnm 1L — oa kt It o** uw ot iu on Mtar«f povm. Furth«r— C«rUr'i Pub co>Ui> HI uthit. larraiu <Jnn«. »'•" "» l«"Uw k»Mt . . . witi c«rur'« ruU . . . aad be r*cuLv uturvlly. When worry, ovnulm, ««r»ork «*ki you ur«ul«r Umponrilx— Uk< Cvter'< Fill. h.blt. . . ?** ?."*fT ! ""• " "r traptort tot 3tt lodiy. Yni'U W (rmufyl tie nital your lit*. DANCE at the Silver Slipper To the Music of Doyle Turner and fhe National Hillbillies FRIDAY June 10 from 8:30 til 1:00 • FEATURING • FREE FISH FRY and SQUARE DANCE With a Professional Caller m FOR HEALTH AND RECREATION Municipal Pool AT WalkerPark Blyfheville, Ark. SESSIONS Daily-1:15 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday Only-9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday-1:15 lo 6:00 p.m. PRICE 20c AND 300 SPECIAL RATES TO SCHOOL PARTIES AND GROUP ORGANIZATIONS BY APPOINTMENT. PRIVATE PARTIES AFTER 9 P. M. EXCEPT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. Phone 946 Russell Mosley, Mgr. Safe - Sanitary

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