The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 27, 1949
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TWO, 3LYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THI NATION .TODAY . , . J^man's Four-Point Program Gets Much Support in Congress Bui Final Phase Needs Attention ! • ' . 'f By Jamra Marlow , WASHINGTON, Sept. 27. (ff)—Bareheaded on blight, cold Jan. 20, prerideut 'Truman itood on tlie tempoiary wooden stand at the capltul f " nd deliverd hi* inaugural address, beginning his lull, (our-)ear term. IB that address fie outlined four* _ road*,down which h« thought the U.S. ahould travel in ita international; relation* in the' years ahead. He lUted them M four, points in this 'country'* foreign program' • ,. W« should continue: to stick by the United Nation* Thl* the VS \t doing'/ • J. We ahould continue our pro- (ranu -for world reco\ery For ex- imple, the Marshall pla.n Later tills year Congress^ voted to continue the IfanKall plan. • >. Wt. should help strengthen friendly nations against fear o! aggression.- Congress .has acted on that, too. It approved the Atlantic JM'ct, Uniting us in a military alliance with Western Europe. And then it voted arms for our allies. ' •Often Bold'New Program ; I. We inuit set out on a '^bold new program for making the benefits ot our jciehtifie advances and our in- duatrial, progress available for-the improvement and : growth of undei> developed areas." On this Congress ha»- done nothing this year,! is not expected to act before next year. ..-But sine* that January day the "bold n«w.program" has been known M-"point foui." It-ha.s, .received a tot.of attention. And Mr. Truman •fid"hU advisers have been pushing for, it. : ' Th*jr think point four, should be carried out in two main ways: I. By investing• American';'money —meaning American businessmen inventing their money—in .backward «reu to help build ttiem up. When businessmen invested 'their -money that , way It would be understood •'they'd be Investing to make a profit. • 7. By technical and scientific help. for example,- American engineers would be aent into the backward ueaa to teach the people there abme of the skills which have made thi» country »o advanced industrially. Folnt 4 Due Attention ' Mr/Truman'* advisers have sent two billa; to Congress to get approval of thoce two main plans for; carrying out point four: Under No. 1, Congress »ould guarantee that American businessmen' !would get ftome protection^on th» money they Invested In ttw btcnward places. For example,- a KuarantM th'at this country would protect them against loss if 'thtlr Inveetmenta % were selEed ' -? Under No. », congress is asked to "Vote $46,000,000 to cover the expenses of getting tlie technical part of the program under way. For example, the expense of sending engineers, •clectista or economic advisers Into the backward places 1 Today James E. Webb, undersecretary of state, was to go.before the HOUM foreign program: money for technical help to backward areas. Because Congress is so close to finishing up its work for IMS—or all the work It wis.ies to'flnlsh before going home—no action Is likely on point four before Congress returns in January to start its 1880 work.. Meanwhile, the U.S. Is taking part In various programs to help backward countries through international tl«-ups. For example: , , The food and agriculture organization and the wor'd health 'organization, both of which have sent experts Into countries which need help in heallh and farming worlc. Cqruthersyille Picker Wins Cooter Contest , Mo. . L. Taylor of Caruthersville, was the grand champion cotton picker at the cotton picking contest sponsored by the Cooler, Mo., High School class. He picked 93 and one-half pounds In the two hours time allotted for the contest, and was awaraded a 150 grand prize. There were 2\ contestants entered in the competition. Winning other phases of the contest were: Ella Nance of Tyler, Mo., who was winner of the lucky draw; Mrs. B. C. Holl'of Cooler, winner of the woman pickers division; Mary k. May of Cooler, winner of the contest for children under 15- Clyde Tayler of Caruthersvllle, second place winner In the open contest and Dick Ray, third place, winner. There -was approximately J10C given In prize money. The average number of pounds turned 'in by the entrants WM '77 pounds. The seniors will collect $2 for each 100- pounds,. picked and the funds will go toward the senioi trip, planned for next spring A. R. Beckham, president of the school board at Cooler, provided -the picking areas for the contest. Beets Art 'Utah's Crop ' SALT LAKE CITY — W)— Sugar beets were 'one of the pioneer day crops in Utah. The first attempt In Utah to make beet sugar began In 1851 at Sugar House, a section of Salt Lake City. The American Red Cross annually spends more money in behalf of servicemen than any other organization. except the . military establishment itself. 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Ths girls are Shirley Johnson (center) and Ellen Kay Scott (right), both of Morrlstown, Tenn. (AP Wlrephoto). " HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Men from Many Nations Comprise Police Force on 'Pacific Paradise' NEW YOHK (API—Men of many , crimeV as important a police func- natlons make up the force among .the pineuppl&s o fthe paradUe of the Pacific. And that doesn't seem at all unusual to the top ctip of Honolulu— big Dan Liu, 40, a six-foot-one inch Chinese. , "We have at least a down nationalities on our police force," he laughed. "And rton't think we're without Irish cops." .', Liu is proud of the fact he himself worked lip through every rank to become the first Chinese chief of police of an American city. His force rcflecLi the polyglot population of the Island melting pot, "One third are Haivalians' -t)iey eally love to be policemen," ;aW >an. tion as catching criminals.' HLs force has a full program of sports, hobby training and recreational activities for K o n o 1 n 1« youngsters, and It mixes the kids of all races together at an early aije. •: "-Youths holds the key to our fu-: ture democracy,", said Dan. "It I* for that reason we try to work among the young so much—to teacK them the American tradition of good will and tolerance." , L'iti sets his police officers a good example by his own off-duty civic work. He is a leader In the local Council of Churches, the YMCA and Boy Scout activities. The racial harmony that prevails other areiis where differences In The other two thirds are Caucas- i'" lne Hawaiian Isles is the envy of ins, Japanese, Chinese, Samoans ra!or . Politics or religion cause vio- nd Filipinos. i > ence - , , . : - Filipi Liu came to the mainlan^ to at- end an international cop caucus, at which he reported on Honolulu's to avoid "another'''Pearl Hsrbor." • -\ •• - .-.' "We were the first police force to wganize from atomic defense," he iald. "If an atom bonib falls on our iby we'll be ready to". ciLscharge our MponsiblHl.y to the "coin m unity." Then he smiled as he added: "Of course If our police' are with- n a two-mile range of;tlie explo- ilon—well, they'll be out." Dan looks neither as niyst'erimis as 3harlie Chan nor as stolid >v the veragc police chief who.workedThi.? "Our crime rale is lower than many other cities of the same population group," said Dan, who believes Ihls is true largely because of the Islands' no-discrimination policy. He is married to a girl from Mississippi. Tv;o things make our I->Hnds what they are. One is the brotherhood of Aloha, which simply means love Jrom the heart without anything held back." The other spirit •that prevails Is Kokua, it-Is, ham to' translate, but, it means "to lift up— to help out the other tellow." Dan.sakl a policeman's lot under a tropic moon isn t particularly glijnorous as'people everywhere Matricide Case Appeal is Filed In Mississippi JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 27. (AP) —Attorneys for Mrs. Ruth Dickens, prominent Delta. plantation owner and sportswoman convicted of slay-' ing her mother, asked the Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday to set her free. Sentenced to life Imprisonment, Mrs. Dickins Is In Washington County Jail at Greenville, MLss., pending the outcome of her appeal. Her mother, Mrs. Idella Long Thompson, was the widow of a former president of the Mississippi Levee Commission, W. B. Conn, attorney for Mrs. Dickins. contended on appeal (hat the trial court should not have allowed the go to the jury; that the lower court- should have allowed Mrs. Dickins' a new trial; ^ind that the lower "court made two errovs in its charge to the Jury Mrs, Thompson was found hacked to death In, the : flood' spattered bathroom of her home on fashion able Deer Creek'drive In Lclaud. Miss., last November. The state said she had been killed with a pair of rose pruning shears. Mrs. Dickins told-Sheriff Hugh Foote shortly after the murder that .she surprised a negro stabbing her motherland that he hacked at her with the'shears while escaping Mr.s "Dickins did not testify during Ihe trial Her statement to Footc .was the; only'statement she made In the case. ROCK, Sept. 27— (ft— Tales of long civil War day*— to'ld anew today as the dwindling ranks of Confederate veterans J dp*tied what probably will be their next- lo-last reunion. • ' ••- •" Eight or fewer of the 28 surviving i men who wore the gray were sx- pected to attend the get-together [ here, which will continue through 1 Thursday. Three affiliated organiz- litlons also arc meeting, Among the opening day's features will be two concerts by the U.S. Marine Corps Bend, appearing under an act of Congress. Three veterans — 102-year-old James A. Thrasher of Louln. Miss.; Gen James W. 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