The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 9, 1950
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FAG1? TWO BLYTHEVI1XE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS States Righters To Face Big Test Notional Meet Called 'Where Do We Go' Affair in U. S. Politics JACKSON, Miss., May 8. (iT)— States Rightcrs face decisions here tomorrow which may mean life or death for the movement and Us bitter opposition to federal ch'JJ rights bills. Most of those who led four Deep South slates out of the regulnr Democratic Party two years ago will be here. They expect 3,000 others for a third national States Rights meeting. The meeting is a "where do we go from here" affair. An executive committee session tonight will off«r a chart for action. W. W. Wright of Jackson, vice- chairman or the committee, said he looked for a program calling for stronger organization, well-planned drives to raise monc. and states rights offices In each southern elate. • Alabama, carried by the states Righters in 1948. indicated t. change of heart last week. Democrats there elected a new state executive committee. A majority of th? winners are anti-States Rtehters. The Alabama committee led the successful States Rights campaign in 1948. Former Governor Prank Dixon of Alabama will report tomorrow on the Slates Rights defeat In his state. Whether States Rights followers keep control of the Democratic Party machinery in Louisiana may come up for decision today at Baton Rouge, La. In Mississippi ant) South Carolina, the other two states carried by the movement. In 1948, there has been no shift in party control. A southern revolt over federal civil rights bills was set off early in 1948 when President Truman gave them his approval. |je endorsed anil-lynching, anti-poll tax and fair employment practices commission bills. Soviet Zone's People's Police Hit by New Flood of Desertions BERLIN. May 9. (VP)_A florxl of desertions appears to have hit the Russian zone "people's police " In an effort to plug the lenk Hie Russians have assigned it special roving squad, led by Soviet secret police, lo patrol East Berlin's borders nightly. This information came ftom seven deserters who fled to West Merlin during the past week. All claimed they were being trained as in- 'nntr.v (coops and fearcct they were being cased into a new war. None would guess at the rate of desertion but all agreed it Is hi»h Sand one patrolman, Oelwrd Fro- ftlscipline Is of the men Hard there S. sector April 13 for wearing scml- juililnry uniforms and carrying mal chinegiins. The deserts snld 'In Interviews thai ninny of the ollce camps see (lie with dissension. Poess said this was especially true of Berlin's Trep- ta wcamp, where he said a force of 1,000 commandos had been built un All Men Shipped The comrnlssor.s had so much (rouble with the TrepCow continent, FTOC.SS said, that all men were shipped out Into the Soviet, occupation zone recently and were replaced by units from Snxony. j The deserters' stories, together 1th records of the trial of the people's policemen, will be sub- desert to the west II they got s Milled to high U. S. aiithorities as "'•""— •"'•- -"•-' • - ! basis for a possible official protest lo the Kremlin over the rearming of the Bast Germans, official sources said. chance. The discipline is like a.. army and even worse. None O f Ihe men know why this has to be " "We came over to 5 ee If we would be allowed lo stay. The others expect some word from us but we don't know how to let them know lhat we are being treated like free men here and (here Is no army we have to join nor mines we have to work in." Asylum Promised Deserters from the Bast have been promised political asylum In West Germany, American officials disclosed. Frocss and six comrades were witnesses at the American trial o[ six people's policemen arrest In the U. Camdcn, Pine Bluff Get Housing Units WASHINGTON. May 8, (/!>, — Camrtcn and pine Bluff, Ark., have received allocations of low-rent public housing units under the new national program. The Public Housing Adminlstra- on said yesterday Camdcn was allotted 160 units nnd asked for a $58,000 planning loan. Pine Bluff was assigned 300 units and requested a $100.000 loan. English iVofe/e Estate Made into Girls' School KING'S LYNN, England -- (/TV- Some English nobles turn their homes Into tourist show-places to earn expenses. Sir Edmund Paston- Bedlnsfeld, baronet, Is turning his Into a girls' finishing school His wife will teach. Lady Paston-Bedingfeld announced that the school would open soon In 500-year-old 100-room Oxburgh Hall, which 'lands In a 4,000 acre estate. 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