The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1946 · Page 6
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PAGfc SM3N CXHV) 3TIIA3HXA1B. MONDAY, JULY 22, 1940 Cheers and Jeers Greet Pearson Commentator Goes To Georgia to Hurl New Blast at KKK ATLANTA, Gil.. July 22. (UP) — Flanked by n corps of policemen, some ),500 persons Insl night alternately cheered nnd booed commentator D:ew Pearson ns he declared tlmt Goveinor-Nominnle Eugene Talmadge had promised to Install a Ku Klnx Klan official ns hend of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. . Pearson charged over a national network that Tnlmadgc liad pledged to a KKK grand cyefops that "all race problems will be left to the Klan." Speaking from Georgia's rapilr.l grounds, Pearson said that 'hii- inadge would appoint Grand Cyclops Sim Roper of Klavcrn 297 In Atlanta to head the GUI, a statement that 'drew clierfs from the crowd that stood in -a light rain -during the broadcast. Gov. Ellis Arnall, who has a le- Bal suspending to revoke the Klan's charter in Georgia, was applinuletl when-he Introduced' Pearson but later the familiar campaign cry was heard—"We «!nnl' Gene" and "Hooray for TnJmndEc." Arnall called Pearson a .."valiant crusader for truth, tolerance, understanding aiul good will. nmoiiK men," and said there was no place in Georgia or America for "hale organizations." Although at .times .I'earsan had to raise liis voice to speak above the din of-cheers and jeers, nolicp reported no Incident occurring. Klan Grand Dragon Dr. Samuel Green of Atlanta had requested extra policemen at tbe broadcast. "The twentieth centurv carpetbagger Is tbe Ku Klux Klan," Pearson declared, amid loud boos from the crowd. "Ku Klux Klanism and all the other isms which preach hate are not merely Hie business of the South—they arc the business of the nation.' And as with Hitler, the time to stanip them out is now." He declared that as long as Iwoks me written and men read them the Klnn will lie condemned (or Its doctrine of hate. He said lie spoke here "despite threatening letters challenging my • right to come to Atlanta and cnll- ' ing me a northern carpet bagger." Pearson described Arnall. who In• vited him to speak from the capitol grounds, as one of the "greatest governors" in tbe country. Honors for Heroic Task Force 58 Widow of Founder of Chinese Republic Sees Dangers Ahead SHANGHAI, July 22. (UP) -- Mndcine Sun Yat-S«n, widow of the founder of the Chinese Republic, said today that 'reactionaries" In America uncl china were working to promote a wuv between Russia ond the United States ever China's internal affairs. Breaking a two-year silence on Chinese politics. Dr. Sun's widow, v/ho is one of the famous Soong sisters, said in an attack on her brother-in-law's government lhat the presence of American troops In China was not aiding ilie cause :>l peace. There would l» no spreading Civil War in China, she said, if the United States mads it clcnr that munitions and military assistance will not be sup>lied. Such military assistance, she said, should be offered only to a "government which will belong to the Chinese, people." Madame Sun said the "tutelage" of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek's • In ceremonies on the White House lawn, President Truman nwnrded Presidential Unit Citations' to eight U. S. Navy aircraft carriers of. the heroic Task Force 01!. TiiQ citations were received on be- hnlf of the ships by Adm. Marc A. Milsclier, who commanded the force during the war and now comma-nets the Eighth l''leel. Loft lo right, (ibovc: Ke'iir Adm. Alfred M. Pride, U.S.S. Ucllcnii Wood; Kenr Adm. Joseph .1. Clark, U.S.S. Yorktown; Henr Adm. Felix B. Stump, U.S.S. Lexington- Hear Adm. John J. Hnllentine, U.S.S. Hunker Hill; President Tinman; Hear Adin. Austin K. Doyle, U.S.S. Hornet; Cnpt. Carlos W. Wicber. U.S.S. Essex; Capt. Clifford S. Cooper, UiS.S. S;tn ** Jiiclnlo, and Hear Adm. Malcolm F. SclioclTcl, representing the U.S.S. Cabot. Masked Prowler Wounds Youth Terrorist Arouses : Whole Countryside In North Carolina search again and lake what they can find. Ha, ha. Those dumb Newton cups." ; Little Hilly wa?i sent 10 '-lie honv: of Mrs. R. B, Knox, whose family had gone to church, while -Deputy Sheriff Ralph Pitts and .J. C. Rndi- sili, Jr., stood guard in the lludisill home. Moth were armed ' )u ^ l^Uy was not. * The prowler slipped up behind Jlllly and said. "You've asked for Now you're nolng to get it." He snld that 'Ills attacker trlei to cut his throat but that he ftni^li him olf. The masked man inlllcle hand injuries on the youth when b struck to ward off the blade. II clothing was ripped also. After short scuffle, tbe attacked droppc the knife and ran. by a civil war Into which reactionaries hope to draw America —thus involving the whole world." The purpose of such a war. she declared, would be to crush communism in China. "Such ;i civil war—though undeclared—already has begun." the added. Madame Sun said lllon government must, be lislicd In China and that a civil war would not s'.-ttl'. 1 the issue. "Why do rcactlonarli's inflame a civil war which they cannot win? Because they hops a civil conflict in China will incite a war between America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and thus—at least—crush the Chinese Conummlsrs," .she declared. Madame Sun said she felt hhe must come out of ht.-r political obscurity "because this ctilnmlly must be stopped at.the beginning." "Every person witli human feel- Little Rock Plumbers ' Return to their Jobs I.IT'ILE ROCK. July 22. (Ur7— Construction in I.Hlle Hock- \v.i< resumed today fcl'.o'Alng the return lo wwk c: about 70 Etrll:!irj members of the litt'e Rock Plurn- ' tiers and e'.eamfltters Unlati. The union members returned to work under an agreement lea'.'hetl yesterday. The settlement v.'as aa- ncuncvd jointly by Hickey Hjm- coal- j Elect, members of a commute:! re- b-' presenting plumbing contractors, and C. s. Burns, the union's business agent. Burns said lh e plumbers and stcnm!ltt;rs will receive a wnsjc increase of 25 cents nn hour, which amounts to la per cent of their piesent seals. The union asked lor 37 1 .; cents an hour over the $1.5') WHKO paid under a contract which expired July 1. ing must speak out...the present Kuumlntaiit; crisis Is not n question of who government wus 'over' and thai wins—Kiioniliilnng or communist. coalition government should be formed Immediately - on a broad democratic basis of representation. CouM Start WorlJ Vi'ur 111 "China," she said, 'is threatened It Is a question of the Chinese people and their unity, liberty nnd livelihood." she said. "It cannot be settled by balancing armies or .bargaining for I/irgest Tun The great wine tun of Heldel Lci'B, Gcimany, was built. In 1751 | Uvcen Aug. and was capable of holding 283,200 I I hollies, or 800 hogshead. The iron I bands which held its staves togi er weighed 11,000 pounds. Lawmakers May Delay Adjournment WASHINGTON, July 22. (UP)—I Senate Democratic Leader Albenl W. Barkley. Ky., said after a cpn-| Jnence with President Truman to-1 d;;y that Congress would not be I able to adjourn until next w.?ek de-l spite Its hopes.to wind up by Sat-| uuiay. •I'm afraid we will have to pol into the middle of next week, i Haiklc-v said. He explained that the Sena? still bad before It such matters a lailroad retirement legislation, tli terminal leave pay bill and the >n-| ternational nvtation treaty as wcH| as the new OPA bill'. On Capitol Mill, where the calen-l dars of Ijoth the House and Senalel are loaded with Important contra-1 \ r ersial legislation, party leaders! were talking about adjournment be-| 1 and •!. this city or parly rights, bang in the that lerritory Not btit human Viglits balance!" FAVORITE LAXATI1E MILLtOlt Hiiiutts Elephant Measurement ' The height of an Afrlran elo- pnaiit Is e<iiml lo the dislhnrencimr his expanded cars, or six times in; diameter ot his forefoot. NEWTON, N. C., July ',!2. (UP) — A masked prowler who Clashed a 15-year-nld boy with a knife nnd dared police to catch him was bein^ hunted here today by hundreds of local citizens armed with pistols, rifles and shotguns. The prowler had terrorized I'icd- inont country residents fin- the past live weeks and yesterday inflicted :ninor wounds with a butcher kuifc on Billy RudLslll. son of J. C. Rucll- slll. Police .sakl the man—weaving a white mask and white gloves—wa.> I "undoubtedly the same" who had broken ihlo homes without committing any thefts. Police could not'ox- plain his behavior. The victim's falhrr told police lie had received five threatening letters, two of them last Saturday. He reported that one of the notes said, "Tell the officers to camo back anil GOSPEL MEETING at the CHURCH OF CHRIST 12()(i W. Main St. Hl.vUieville, Ark. ALL THIS WEEK Psiil.v Iliidio Service—12:15-12::iO Nitfhl Service : S p.m. Stimlny Ssrvitc 10:55 a.m.; S p.m. O. I). WOODY C. K. SMITH F.viinri'lisl. IMite Illuff, Ark EIHIK Director, ruruliimku. Ark. You Are Cordially Invited 4 ADVENTURE, AND A * -*OUND FORCES w, HAT nro your prospects for traveling like sights and places you've, rend ahoul all your life . . . visiting cities Herlin. Tokyo. Manila. Honolulu? If you enlist today in tile U. S. Army Ground Forces for 3 years, they're excellent! I'nr Uc<;iiliir Army Ground Forces troops uro stationed all around tlio world. And that it-year enlistment j^ivc« you the right lo choose any of I lie oversells theaters which nrc still open, 113 well us iho branch of service yon \\ant lo join. Tin- life- of a Ground Forces man h a life of out-of-doors adventure . . . doirij^ inlcrcslin^ johs . . . learning skills and trades llud will fit yon for a line career in the Army or as a civilian. More lhan 200 different skills and 1 lades art- taught iti Army training schools loday. Remember. Ino, lliat if you ctilisl for 3 years on or before Ortoher 5, 19-16, yon may havo tip to -IB months of college, trade or business school education ailer ynir di^char^ie. The (K>vcrnmenl ivill p») r your Inilion. lahoralory fees. etc.. up to ?ri(K) per ordinary school year, plus 80S a month living alKnvanrc i$ ( )() if you have dependents). Since Srplrmher, over three-ijnarlers of a million men have cnlislcd in Ihc new Ursula] Army lo take advantage of ihe splendid enlisIniunl privileges i now offcicd. ,\!AKi: IT A MILLION! Gel nil tlic faels al your ncaresl • Army Camp or I'osl, or l ! . S. Army Recmiling Station. NEW PAY SCALE IN ADDITION TO CLOTHING, FOOD, LODGING, MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE, AND LIBERAL RETIREMENT PRIVILEGES MircicMl Irani *««: Matter Sergeant or First Sergeant $165.00 j Technical Sergeant %i t Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private First Class Private IN ADDITION TO COLUMN ONt OF THE ABOVI, 20% h 50% h«vo» il M«nUr el ftyif , S% fc>crto>« m fay hr (ocd 3 Y Lislcr, lo ' Warriors of P •/ S/IOU-, "Sound ARKA and continues forward with program o GOVERNOR through this planned and definite expansion and development: f "HIGHWAY! — build and pay for as we go, a 10-year program providing more adequate roads and streets for the Counties, Municipalities, and State! participate fully in Arkansas' share ot the National $500,000,000 Airport Building Program of matching money during the next 7 years. — provide for continued improvement in our Educational system and higher standards of pay for higher standards of teaching! —promote the control of flood waters in the State, emphasizing levee construction, dam construction and drainage! 5. WELFARE —preserve and provide essenf ial State services as required by the people themselves! 6. AGRKULTUR 1 —encourage greater Agricultural and'Indus- trial development through experimentation and research! 7. 8. RECREATION RESOURCES — develop and preserve our Recreational facilities — including a comprehensive State Park program! '• —conserve and develop our Natural Resources, thru expansion of the Resources and Development Commission and cooperation with active leadership throughout the State! 9. INSTITUTIONS —advocate necessary expansion of material facilities at our State Institutions! 10. Room 305 Federal Building, Joncsboro STATE UNITY -encourage full development ot the State's pos- sibifities—cooperating with all group working toward this end! These Are Objectives- Every Citizen Has A Responsibility And An Active Part to Play BEN LANEY o vernor This Ad Paid for by Mrs. BCD I.anty

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