The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1949 · Page 14
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FOURTEEN BLYT (ARK.) .COURIER NEW! 1 Salons Becoming Global in Politics Europe How is Happy '• Hunting Grounds for • U. S, Congressmen By Don WhHehead WASHINGTON, Oct. 12— MV- The'.'-' American Congressman Is deserting the cracker barrel and becoming global in Ms politics. Europe. It seems, Is becoming the happy hunting round • of the lawmakers. Time was when they were content to run back to the cross roads at every opportunity to check up on the voters and splash a bare toe in the political trends. But pretty soon they'll hate to call Congress Into session in Europe If they want a quorum. (A quorom, or majority, Is what evcrv Congress must have around to get any legal .business 1 done.) Senators ana representatives already are busy going to and returning: from Europe. And a new wave will be washed on the shores of the continent when Congress adjourns. Here's a quick check on some of -your .touring legislators: '•Senators Brewster (R-Me) Lodge (RfMass), Baldwin (R-Conn), and Kefauver (D-Tcnn), are safely back from their overseas travels. Check on Shipbuilding Brewster Inquired into shipbuild-. ing on the continent. He also had a brief visit with Mrs. Perle Mesta •who gave up her job as Washington's No. 1 hostess to become minister : to Luxembourg. Baldwin and Kefauver checked into the Army's conduct o( the' trials of German soldiers convicted of participation In the Malmedy massacre. Lodge loked at the economic , and military situation in IVance • and Italy. .Low-cost housing— and liow.Ku- rope'-dbes it — nas, drawn the attention of Senators Frear (D-Del) Sparkman <D-Ala), Bricker (R- OhloX and Flanders (R-vt). They will be joined later by Senator Cain (D-Wash). Senator McCarran (D-Nev), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has been In Europe for quite a while. Senator Tydings (D- Shepherd Elevated To Vice-president By AP&L Directors LITTLE ROCK, Oct. ".a. : (AP) — W. M. (Bill) Shepherd yesterday was elevated to a vice presidency in the Arkansas Power and Light Co Directors of the utility also authorized company officials to buy a site for a projected new office building In Pine Bluff at the intersection or Sixth Avenue and Pine'street. An option is to be exercised on two properties to permit a 170-foot frontage on Sixth Avenue. in a third action, directors named the new $15,000,000 stcam-electrlo power plant noar Palestine "The Hamilton Moses" Plant In honor of the company's president. Harvey c. Couch, Jr., son of the late founder of AP and Ij and a. director of the company, suggested the name. Palestine Is five miles west of Forrest City, , Shepherd, who has been director of industrial development of th'e company since 1944, will head a newly created sales and development Afd). chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee, Is checking into Western Europe's defense planning. : Five''members'Of' the Senate Appropriations Committee will soon be off for a trip that may girdle the glolw. They are Senators El-lender (D-La), Green <D-BI), Ferguson (R-Mich), Young (R-ND), and Jenner (R-Ind). Congress, It seems, is revising the old Navy slogan to read "Join Congress and see the world." FOR SALE TWIN GABLES CLUB See me personally or Phone 3984. J. J. Hargett OWNER Reds' Atomic Knowled Hot Change U. S. TOKYO, Oct. 11 (AP)Army Chief of Staff «« RussUn possession of atom' tecretx would not change American "tactical considerations" la the orient. General J. Lawton Collins told a news conference the Soviets' atomic achievement "hasnt affected our planning or thinking." Nor have communist victories In China alfected "tactical considerations," he said. "As military men, we have to Evaluate such things. . . I wouldn't try to kid you we donl wrfgji su ' cn things. As far as the occupation (of Japan) Is concerned, we can anticipate no change." . • • ( ' • department. A native of, Mabelvale, Shepherd began his career with the AP and L 21 years ago as secretary to Harvey Couch, Jr. He Is a former stat* and national president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, and In' 1942 was selected by the national Jaycees as one of the ten outstanding young men in the United States. Armed Jets Perform 1 ELGIN AIBBASE, Fla, Oct 12. . ')—Jet warplanes were aimed with virtually every type of bomb and rocekt used in ground support fight- Ing for a top level show of modern air might yesterday. The Air Force set up the demonstration in coordination r with the Army and Navy to emphasize its role In tactical warfare before an audience of ° student officers and foreign observers. Lot Angeles Manning Director Hits Hew York MJSVELAND, Oct.. II, (AP)—The planning director of : sprawling Los Angeles wondered , aloud • yesterday whether people really Uke living In New York. , ' .'. ;'.;• '. : Charles B. Bennett, speaking before the National Planning Conference of the 'American Society of Planning officials, said in hli prepared text: •.;.••.'. "If there are 10,000,000 persons who enjoy living like sardines—In tenements and skyscrapers, as In New York—we can - well sympathize With them. 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