The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 12, 1950
Page 7
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12,1950 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Materials Flow Behind 'Curtain' FiomW.Germany Licensing Power Limits Render Allies Powerless To Prevent Shipments FRANKFURT, Dec. 12. (/Pj—Highly strategic war materials are (low- Ing behind the Soviet Iron Curtain from West. Germany and the Western Allies are powerless to stop them. Such crucla! articles as machine; tools, ballbearings, optical supplies, steel tubing and raw steel are being moved secretly into the Soviet satellite bloc, Allied officials believe that much —or most—of this material finds Its way directly to Russia. It is authoritatively believed also that quantifies of rolling stock purchased from U.S. Army surplus has been deviously shipped to Soviet satellites for relay to Russia. Allies Helpless The Western Allies find Ihem- selvcs helpless. They have • export licensing power only over certain specific strategic materials. The rest are licensed by the West Ger- rqjbsi government. It does not have taHr'power or means to police the ultimate destination of purchased products. Allied sources said they have no way of determining the exact amount of contraband that has gone to the Soviets. But "we feel it was and is of sufficient quantity to make a substantial contribution to the Communist bloc's war potential," one source added. O/ficlals said perhaps as much as *6,000,000 to $8.000.000 worth of steel has .been illegally shipped to the east thus far in 1950. 2 Encores for Margaret CHATTANOOGA,'Tenn., Dec. 12. Wl — Margaret Truman's singing brought applause for two encores last night from an appreciative audience of 1.500. .But. a newspaper critic termed her voice "not suited to operatic *rlas or orchestral accompaniment.' The railroad platform at Sone- pur. India, extends 2.415 feet and fe believed to be the world'i long, est. NAM CHIEF—William H. Ruf( fin, Durham, N. C., textile man- lUfacturer, above, is the new president at the National Association of Manufacturers lor [1951. Ruffin was elected at an NAM meeting in New York City \o succeed Claude A. Putnam. SIGNS OF DISCONTENT—A brush over leaky gutters developed into a paint-and-gutter feud between next-door neighbors in Cleveland, O.. and finally levelled off into • propagandi battle, th* brunt of which Is borne by the two signs above. Landlord Edwin Moore wasn't able to paint the fourth side of his house, at left, for the reason explained by neighbor Frank Baguske in the «ign at right. Irked about the leaky gutters next door, Baguske refused to let painters rest a ladder on his property to reach the wall. A thwarted painter swished th* figure-8's on as far as he could reach. Former New Zealand Leader And a UN Founder Is Dead WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 12. IIP)— peter Fraser. former New Zealand Prime Minister and.a founder of the United Nations, died today. Jailed a s a Socialist objector to World War I, he rose to become one of the commonwealth's great leaders In World War II. The Scottish-born fanner's son, who headed New Zealand's Labor Government from 1940 to 1949, had suffered several heart attacks since he was stricken with pemimonia in October. Yesterday he rallied and left his bed for the first time since Oct. 3. Then came the fatal relapse. He was 06 years old. As leader of New Zealand's dele-, gation to the 1945 San Francisco Conference at which the u. N. was formed, he was considered a champion of the small powers. He was the .first,'.to'object-nublicly to the big power veto. Widely known as a defender of the working man, Frase'r looked on World War I as a capitalist struggle, and was jailed for refusing to fight. After his release in 1918, however, he carved a notable career in the service of his country. After nine years as prime Minister his government *ent down to defeat at the hands of the Free Enterprise Nationalists In list year's general election. Since then he had led the Labor opposition. Born in Scotland in poverty, teaser supplemented a simple village education with extensive reading and night classes. He emigrated in 1910 to New Zealand, where he worked as a laborer nnd deckhand and Joined the Socialist Party. When the party was re-formed as the New Zealand Labor Party, he worked up to become its president Fraser was elected In 1818 t< New Zealand's parliament as Ubo member for Wellington Central. H held the seat, until his death. In 1935, when Labor first swept th polls, he became Minister of Health and Education and founded New Zealand's National Health Scheme On the death in 1939 of Prim Minister Michael J. Savage, Fra ser took over the top post. • Nation Needs Emergency Capital in Interior Someplace, Says Solon WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. tJP, — An emergency capital should be established somewhere In the Interior of the '• nation itfth underground communications and water supply. Rep. wint Smith (R- Kans) said today. He said a aupply of underground water Li necessary so the emergency capital's resources would not be contaminated by a possible atom bomb explosion. "When we disperse government agencies, I want them to have underground communication which is a most necessary thing in time of any emergency," Smith told a reporter. Imaginary El Dorado Is an imaginary coun try In South America, fabled to b very rich In gold and precioti stones; hence the term referi It an Inexhaustible treasure. A gift of YELLOWSTONE shows your regard for a good friend—and respect for his taste. This famous sour-mash whiskey has the true, old-time Kentucky Bourbon flavor ... rich but not heavy. Ask your dealer for YELLOWSTONE in this colorful Gift Carton. f ii * |N - 100 PROOF • »OTTLID IN BOND OISTHUD AND BOTTLED |y YELLOWSTONE, INC., LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Dangers of Unauthorized Yule. Leaves Told to Tubercular Vets WASHINGTON. Dec. 12. W-The , izcd Christmas visits »t home they /derails Administration cautioned I may ctidnncer the health of their ubercular veterans today Ihat It families, they leave hospitals (or unauthor- \ VA said in a statement tvibercular PARE SETS* yeter«ns whn »re absent without leave »t Christmas «re » serious problem. Last year about 342 of them left hospital* without leave »nd against physicians 1 ' »dvlce 'or visits al home. There are approximately 9.500 tubercular patients in veterans hospitals. About, one-third were .given Christmas leave year. 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