NOVEMBER 28, 1999 BLTTHKVTLLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS »AGE KTNB Acheson Braves Fire of GOP U.S. Foreign Policy Critics By JACK BELL 4 WASHINGTON, Nov. 2*. <P) —' Secretary of State Acheson today braved the fire of Congressional critics finned by Senator Connal- ty's caustic assertion that Republicans aren't going to dictate foreign policies. . Acheson arranged to give the Senate Foreign Relations Commlt- .t*e t review of world condition* b«- pfrilnd closed doors. He was to repeat 'the review later In the day before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. . . • Some committee members have suggested Acheson should resign. In advance of Acheson's appearance, Connally, • Texas Democrat who is chairman of the Senate Committee, challenged Republicans who have been demanding a examination of foreign policies. Connally told a news conference yesterday that all the Republicans have been doing "Is re-examining and comnlalntng and growling." For American policy "Do -you know what kind of foreign policy I am for?" he demanded Ms voice rising. "I ap for.an America noltcy." O-mallv smacked the 'table with his (1st and continued: "They (Republicans) talk aboui blnnrtisan and 'we have to consul 1 the Republicans' <>nd we have to do this and-that. We hive to them' Into our confidence and we have to tell them In advance wha 'we are Roing to do. and then we are going to have to do what they sav to do. "To. hell with al! that. I. am for an American policy. If a man Is an American he ought to stand for an American foreign policy. 1 am not trying to have a Democratic foreign policy or a Republican foreign pol- Annual Conference of Negro Churches to Be Held Here The 32nd session of the Northeast*- Icy." Conhally's outburst prompted Senator Wiley (R-Wls). a co.'/imlt- k tee member, to say that he doesn't think "adding any vitriolic fuel to the fire ^.'111 clear the atmosphere." Must Be Redefined "Foreign policy has 10 be redefined and redefined In accordance . with the facts as they develop." Wiley told a reporter. "We are living in a changing world and policy depends on the conditions as they exist at the moment." Senator Taft of Ohio, chairman of the OOP Policy Committee, who had called previously for a reexam- Inatlon of the administration's handling of international problems, declined comment on Connally's re- narks. • . Senator Brewster (R-Me) said however, he thinks President Truman and Acheron ought to be y w Ing to revise their policies to rnee' the Republicans halfway. He sale GOP criticism had been endorsed by the country in this month's election results. * Arkansas Annual Conference o t Vegro churches will b« held at Enoch chapel A.M.E. church on South 21st Street here Dec. 5-10, It was announced today. At the five-day meeting, accounts will be taken of the stewardship of pastors and presiding elders »nd reports will be presented on the state of the church, the state of the nation and temperance. Bishop W. W. Fountain, Sr., of Atlanta, Ga,, the Episcopal prelate of the Arkansas-Oklahoma diocese will preside over the conference with Rev. C. Franklin as pastor-host and Dr. J. R. White, presiding elder-host. They will take the reports on missions, church extension and education. Other presiding elders from the Forrest city and Newport Districts also are scheduled to be present. Mayor Doyle Henderson of Bly- theviUe and Attorney G. W. Barham will welcome the conference delegates on behalf of the city at the opening Cession next Tuesday night. The conference will celebrate its anniversary next Thursday night and its educational anniversary the "ollowins night. At the Friday night session principal speakers will be Dr. H. H. Alexander, of Shorter College at North Uttle Rock, and Dr. T. D. Alexanedr. dean of Jackson Theological Seminar}' of North Little Rock. Shorter College, which Is supported by the A.M.E. Church, also will be represented by a choral group. Bishop Fountain will deliver the teynote message Wednesday morn- SCHOOL ing and will read the appointments of pastors and presiding elders at the Sunday'session. WAR (Continues from page t) the Chinese should be stopped by political pressure if possible or else '(Continued from peg* 1) ,. money-raising: responsibilities, the atate .would then reduce its fln- .vncial support for that district. In response to a, question, Mr. Autry declared a "fair formula" for fund raising in school districts was something that should be ascertained by the committee. He said & district might have a high. miUage but low rate of assessment and In such Instance probably would not be carrying Its share of the load in raising school money. The-most recent criticism of the county supervisor office came from a meeting of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation when delegates declared the office to be "useless" and asked that it be abolished. MucArthur should be given authority to strike against the Chinese at their Manchuriah bases. Allied planes are under strict orders not to cross the Yalu River boundary in their 'attempts to bomb out routes for the Chinese into Korea. Soviet Plans Cross Border But Soviet-built jet planes sweep across the border in attacks on Allied planes and then .wish back without-pursuit to their safe haven in Manchuria. Anti-aircraft fire from, the Manchurian side of the border, which Allied warplanes are barred^ from : .blasting, has -thrown up an additional hazard. MacArthur called hia two wnlor field commanders back to Tokyo on one hour's notice. Almond is commander of the U.S. 10th Corps fighting In northeast Korea. Walker commands Un UjS. Eighth Army in northwest Ko rea. MacArthur said heavy Chines inforcements concentrated ' ii 'anchuiSa are "constantly movirti irward." AUled intelligence has es mated that a half million troop.. •e poised there" within strikinj .stance of Korea. Behind them are the vast man ower reserves of all China, a na on of nearly a half billion popu .tion. Tackett Opposes REALoanto State Representative Says Proposed Project Will Not Help Co-Op Rates By The AuwUted Pres* , Rep. Boyd Tackett and an offlcla of the Arkansas Power and Ligh' Company Monday criticized thi Rural Electrification Administration's loan of "more than $10,000,OOC to the Arkansas Electric Co-Opera- live Corporation. , The loan was antTounced Satur day. It'll'enable AECC, a so-calle< "super co-op" composed of threi. existing co-operatives, to construe a large steam-generating plant a Ozark and construct 544 miles o transmission lines in 25 Northwes Arkansas, Southern Missouri am Eastern Oklahoma counties. Tackett, who entered his protes t Washington, said he particular! pposed the tie-up the loan wi lake possible between AECC end he Southwest Power Adminlstra- on for interchange of power and peratlon of facilities. The SPA is ie' federal agency set up -to mar- et power from government-built ydro-electric dams. No Lower Rates Saying he didn't object to REA o-operatives constructing generat- ig plants. Tackett added that the ontract between SPA and AECC rovldes that the "plant and lines •111 be constructed by REA money ut will be used by SPA, and ail he electricity produced will be sold o SPA, which will In turn sell the lectrlcity needed back to the In- olved co-operatives i at no lower irice than the co-operatives now are laying—and if anything at higher irlces." At Pine Bluff AP and I, Vice 'resident William Shepherd Glared ithe loan was made "high- Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI.. Nov. 28. (if)— (TJSDA)— Hogs 14,500; bulk good and choice 1M-240 Itas 18.00-15; top 18.25 for most 170-180 Ibs and for some 190-200 Ibs; V.3- 300 Ibs 17.50-18.00: 140-160 Ibs 16.1511.75; few 110-130 Ibs 15.25-16.25; good and choice sows 400 Ibs 16.251,1.25; heavier sows 15.M-16.00; stags | 12.00-14.50; boars 9.50-13.00. 7 Cattle 5000; calves 1400; few medium and good steers 28.50-30.50; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 28.00-31.00. with choice mixed yearlings to 33.50; good cows around 22.50-23.00; common and medium hrgelv 20.00-22.00; canners -and cutters 16.00-19.50. Necro Deaths Maggie Yfhitfield Dies Services for Maggie Whltfleld 86, of Turrell, will be conducted a 11 ».m. Thursday In the Negro Baptist Church here by Rev. T. H Hayward, pastor. Burial will be in Sandy Village Cemetery at Osoeola She died Sunday at her home In Turrel). She is survived by one sis ter of Turrell. T. P. Cobb Funera Home U in charge. Christmas Cards Dnusual Greeting Cards jiold exclusively to each customer ' POPULAR PRICED [ Special selection Business and Social DM GIFT WRAPPINGS Complete Assortment* ' Priced Only lOc up Samuel F. Morris SUUoners-Offfee Ovtfttten rrtaten \cnrn tnm City Rafl Kit Carson's old horn* Is own« f the Masonic order and oper ;ed as a public museum at Taoi ew Mexico. - HOW THE ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSED TAX PLAN WOULD WORK Tire* 'tat «t Vcon /•*• mi T<« A I Would Be 75%oirfcB I! „ Emat* II * 5 % of Bas * "Bite Profit- U ($30,000,000) I I fr (*3o,qoo,ooo) r for figuring I .,, I 85 ' -^ V or J Plus 85% of "Excess" or ($20,000,000) ~ $13,500,000 "Normal Tan" $15,000,000 "Excess Profits" Total Tax Would Be $28,500,000 Srocers Credit Group Meets Cirdi designating members of he recently-organized Retail Groc- rs Credit Association were distributed lust night al a meeting oi the group In City Hall. An election o[ officers scheduled The Nemschart above gives an example of .how President Truman's proposed "excess profits tax" for corporation* would work. The plan, calling for a retronclivc increase to July, is expected to have rough going in the "lame duck." session of Congress. Speculation is that Republican leaders may ... ' try lor a milder corporation profits tax law In "the 82nc3 Congress. Jaycees Decide To Sponsor'Float In Yule Parade U. S. Carbines Aid' English Soldiers SINGAPORE—(/>')—British troops nnd security forces arc using American carbines in their Jungle war Blytheville's Junior Chamber oj I against Communists in Malaya. Commerce and their auxiliary, the Jayceettes, will sponsor a tloat In the annual Christmas parade here next Tuesday. The decision was made at the egular meeting of the club last ight. Virgil Shaneyfelt and Harry Harty are co-chairmen of the pro- ect. A report was made on the Thanksgiving, dinner given last week for approximately 30 under- lvilesed children. Billy Boone, state board member, eported on the state board mcel- ng in Little Rock Nov. 19. He snid the directors were guests if the Arkansas Association for the Crippled clinic at Jacksonville where they were shown the work pf the clinic. The Jaycees, he said, will back he sale of Easter Seals, proceeds 'rom which go to the Association 'or the Crippled on a atalewlde sasis. Guests at last night's "> meeting were Warren ,Ba.ss. jaycee slate secretary, and George Batchelor, little Hock Jaycee member. handedly by the REA and would enable REA to set up a network of 'duplicating facilities." "If these things go on it will de:troy the Arkansas Power and Light Company," he said. ' Further Inquiry Sought* oh Status Of Vet Reservists WASHINGTON, Nov. 28. OT — The top ranking Republican on the House Armed Services committee today called for further inquiry Into the Pentagon's. system of callini military reservists back to active duty. A subcommittee held a. hearing on the question while Congress wa out of town and Rep. Short (R-Mo told 3. reporter today the hearing should be reopened so al! commit tee members can have :i chance k question military olflcials. There has been some strong crit iclsm from Congress and across th country that the services are no calling back their reservists in fair and equitable manner. In a second' development, th American Veterans of World War U demanded s congressional inqulr into the army's system of recallin reservists who are World War veterans. The British bought the arms in the United States in a cash deal, but more substantial military pid may soon be' forthcoming if thcljimglc lairs o( Communists. United Stales grants a British appeal for $5,000,000 to buy equip mcnt. • British' officers regard llv American carbines as an "A-l wen poll" in the tattle against terrorists Tlie automatic carbines ft r equipped with irjagn/inefi of 15 or 3 rounds of 30 calibre bullets, in ad dltlon to lightness, the banels o the carbines are short— a decider asset for soldiers and police wlv often have to hack their way tnt to be held last night was postponed until the next meeting, which probably will be held In January. The cards distributed last night will be posted in the store windows of the association's members. The Association was organized to Improve and correlate handling of credit and credit problems among the city's retail grocers. Frank Ellb served as temporary chairman at, last night's meeting. HAVE YOU TASTED (he bonded Kentucky Bourbon witK the flavor that's so different? Try Yellowstone — smooth and mellow i j i rich but not heavy i « . famous since 1872. • »OIHED IN BOND er vaiowsioNE. rue., IOUISVILIE. KEHIUCKY Burdette Negro Girl Wins Award For 4-H Work Ix>retha Blackburn, member of the Burdette Negro 4-H Club, to- days was named the state girl leadership .champion at the annual dinner for winners In the state Live- at'Home Contest at Shorter College In Little Rock. She received a watch presented by the Arkansas Power and Light Company. A member ol the Burdette club for eight years, Loretha also has been active in school and church work. Loretha also was selected as county champion girl In Negro 4-H work. Bobbie T. Malone has been named county champion boy. Underwriters Group Holds Meeting Here Lynn Brown, Arkansas Underwriters Association president, was principal speaker Saturday when the Blytheville Association ol Life Underwriters met at Noble Hotel. Mr. Brown reported to the group on the National Underwriters Association convention in Washington, D. C., which he attended. IMPORTANT MESSAGE! How Do You Choose a Diamond? Most people know very little about how (o judge, • diamond. They don't, realize thai the color of the stone and the' way it's cut are just as important as the size of the diamond. Therefore, you must put your confidence in a trusted jeweler. AndJ'al O'Bryant makes this promise: Whatever site of stone you wish to have, we'll give you more real diamond quality for your money! PAT O'BRYANT Jeweler Here's the POWER! America's electric light anrl power companies arc ready to accept whatever demands the nation makes upon them. Years of planning and building hy ihis Jiusiness-nianaged industry are behind our readiness to servd Since the end of World War II-during which electric power was "never loo little or too late" —these companies have Increased • their, electric generating capacity by 35%. Almost as nutcfi more is planned to be added within tlio next three years. There is no power shortage in America today. And we pledge our every resource to meet the future needs of otir national eeonomy ami to preserve our national security. • "MEET CORLISS ARCHER" for delightful tomtd/. CBS—Sundayi—8 P, M, Central Time, Ark-Mo Power Co.
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