The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 28, 1954
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Time Hangs Heavy for GOP AsA-BillTiesUpSenateAction By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — Time has ridden like a hag on the back of the Eisenhower administration's efforts to make broad changes in the atomic law, first passed in 1946, covering the development and use of atomic energy. The Republicans were trying to put these changes through in Congress just when they were also rushing to get finished with other major legislation so Congress in this election year could finish by July 31. far-reaching. And the objections to them by a group of Democrats and some others were so strong that they said in effect to the administration: "Whoa, not so fast." They were sore about the timing. Sen. Knowland of California, Senate Republican leader, was conscious of the time too. For months he had had his eyes set on that July 31 target date. ' So he began driving the Senate to finish with the atomic bill and go on with the rest of the bills still awaiting Senate action. The Democrats, aided by Senators Langer (R-ND) and Morse (Ind-Ore), wouldn't be "ashed. Actually, work on the atomic changes began last year when the Joint Atomic Energy Committee, made up of Democrats and Republicans from House and Senate, began considering bringing the 1946 atomic law up to date. 20 Countries Know In 1946 the United States alone had the secret of the bomb. Now more than 20 countries—including Russia, Britain and Canada—have worked in the atomic field, Russia with extraordinary success. In 1946 no one knew how much progress might be made in developing atomic energy for peaceful purposes. So everything connected ' with this country's atomic work was clothed in secrecy by the law of 1946. But there has been progress, technologically, which could be pushed for making the atom do peaceful work. In providing power, for instance. And there have been changes in foreign relations. The United States now, through President Eisenhower, has proposed a world pooling of nonmilitary atomic information for peaceful purposes. And there is the problem of sharing some atomic military information with this country's allies. Yet, it wasn't until- July 12 that the joint committee's report, explaining the changes in existing law which would be made by the bill it produced after all its examinations, was given to the senators to study. The bill reached the Senate floor the next day. Sen. Lehman (D-Lib-NY), one of the leaders in the fight against the bill, complained that the- changes it would make were too deep and significant to be. studied on such short notice. All for Government Some of those changes would let private industry into the development of atomic energy for private profit. Whatever work big companies have done since 1946 has been for the government. Democrats protested the bill was so written that a few companies, which already had know-how from their work with the government, could get a monopoly. Atomic energy could be used for power — electricity — although turning it out that way won't be economical for years yet. And the Democrats argued atomic power was something the public, which paid for atomic research, had a big claim on. In addition, the bill would loosen up on some of the atomic secrecy. For example, U. S. allies would be let in on some military atomic information. Knowland, determined to get the atomic bill through, ordered the Senate into round-the-clock sessions. This made the opposition madder. Knowland tried some usual moves to cut off debate. He failed, and now says Congress can't quit before Aug. 7. Last night both sides yielded a bit and maybe the Senate will vote on the bill this week. But it will be a bill changed from the one offered in mid-July. Mary and Martha Continued from Page 5 pooped out from this first experience they grabbed a sandwich and went straight'to bed at 6:30. Mary says milk hasn't tasted nearly as good to her since that ordeal. MARTHA volunteered to pick peas the first morning. By noon, she had picked three bushels. She said if she had known those three bushels had to be shelled, she wouldn't have been so eager to pick that many. "All the jobs sounded easy on that volunteer sheet," Mary said, "but for sissies as we all were, it wasn't very easy. We worked four hours in the mornings with a 30- minute break for mail call and a. Coke and that was the most glorious 30 minutes for the day." The group was well entertained in the late afternoons and nights and the two girls said <when all the real fun started, we forgot about how our backs ached all morning." They could go swimming in the afternoons, at least those who had done their work in the mornings. Each boy and girl had to do everything that was required of the orphans and by the end of the week they had accomplished tasks they never dreamed they could do. IN THE afternoons, following an ComiCS at the W/l«6/ hour rest period when not even a radio could be played, the group Knp ™ A vT ow* (*> — ii -Ja,* TJiKlo ot-iiHir TTio OVirie UUivftlAIS U*Ja. UT7 — attended Bible study. The Chris tians should work through willingness was emphasized at night. A planned series of parties was enjoyed, one night, a square dance was held, another night, a scavenger hunt and on the night before they left, a picnic was held on the brand new tables the seventy boys and girls had built during the week, which the little orphans will enjoy for months to come. The two girls" said' the working was fun, knowing you were keeping the ball rolling for the orphans while they were off visiting and enjoying the things that they were accustomed to having the entire year. The Rev. Dick Hardy of Little Reck conducted the vesper services, and right away was dubbed •'Preacher Die," by the group. He brought his wife and two children. Mary and Martha fell in love with them. The full lives these two girls are living would be a consolation to their mother if she were living. I imagine, down deep in their hearts, tney are thinking of that and she would be terribly proud of her two young daughters^ who, incidentally, were born on her birthday. Coast Guard Operates Floating Radio Station in Aegean Sea By SIGRED ARNE WASHINGTON WI — For two years a sleek white Coast Guard cutter, the Courier, has been anchored off the island of Rhodes in the Aegean Sea — a floating radio station broadcasting the American story to the Near East and southern Russia. An old Navy cargo ship, the only such vessel afloat in the world today. Her antenna, a retractable device which can shoot up to 172 feet, is pulled into the air by a small balloon which floats at 740 feet. For 12 hours each day the call goes out: "This is the Courier, seaborne relay base for the Voice of America." The .call is in 16 languages, including Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Ukrainian and Russian. The Courier staff's first job is to make friends for America in the Near East countries. Its second job is to beam the American story behind "the Iron Curtain into southern Russia. Programs to the Near East are concentrated between 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., when citizens of the area collect in coffee houses to talk and listen. They especially like light music, drama and short stories. Programs to Russia start after midnight when people with hidden radios can take the chance of listening. Capt. O.C.B. Wev, the Courier's commanding officer since she was commissioned, feels certain the message is reaching an increasing audience. Discussing the Courier in Washington, on his way to a new assignment as chief intelligence officer for the port of New Orleans, he said: "This spring we noticed the Russians .were particularly anxious to jam our programs to the Ukraine. We don't think they succeeded because we use so many channels at different times of the day. "But their jamming ties in with the rumors we have from other sources that the Communists are having trouble controlling the people of the Ukraine." Voice of America staff checks show that letters from the Near East have trebled since the Courier dropped anchor at Rhodes. From Iran, alone, 2,326 letters commenting on Voice programs came in during April. The Courier. 338 feet long and weighing 5,800 tons, has a crew of 87 enlisted men, 10 officers and 3 Voice radio technicians. Her pro- grams are written in New York and Cairo. By Mrs. Lester Stevens Moonlight Ride Proves Costly HAGERSTOWN, Md. (JP)—Three Baltimore boys told police they met three girls from Williamsport, Md., recently on a moonlight cruise out ol Baltimore and -wanted to see them again. They stole s, car and headed for Williamsport, Detective Joseph Hutchins said. But they got on the wrong road and wound up , lost, near Handoclc, Md. That's where state police found them, out of gas. They were slated to be charged with car theft. JONES TRUCK LINES, Inc. General Offices — Springdale, Ark. -.Announces- New Doily Direct Service ARKANSAS Fayetteville — Fort Smith — Jonesboro Little Rock — Sprinjdale MISSOURI Joplin — Kansas City — Springfield St. Louis OKLAHOMA McAlister — Muskogee — Oklahoma City — Tulsa, TEXAS Dallas — Denison For Service or Information Phone POplar 3-3545 BlytheviHe or Jonesboro WEbster 2-6919 - noticed a teen- c ing a comic book which lay on the steering wheel. The boy stopped at the city's busiest intersection for a red light, then made * left turn on green with hardly a glance up from hif book. Grover took the youth into Municipal Court. The judge, fining Wm I*, told him to do Ms reading In tbt seat. nly offers this "First" in Motor Oils! The toughest standard ever set up few automobile motor oil is the Mil-0-2104 Supplement 1 test New TROP-ARTIC is fee frat all-weather motor oil to meet &e requirements of this test It is an oil which will serve you winter and summer ... an oil so good it can double the life of an automobile engine! Compared to ordinary motor oils, new TROP-ARTIC reduces wear 40% or more. I* cuts oil consumption 15% to 45%. It keeps pistons and rings cleaner. It saves you money by increasing gasoline mileage. TXOP-ARTIC is a superior all-weather oil... S.A£. 10W—30. Therefore it flows instantly for easy starting at sub-zero temperatures, and yet it retains the Sim strength necessary to prevent engine wear under high temperature driving conditions. Any car, in any climate; at any time of the year will perform better with Phillips 66 TROP-ARTIC. — another Phillips 66 Exclusive FOR YOUR CAR Phillips 66 FUTE-FUSL is the new gasoline .». the only gasoline . . . with the added tuper aviation fuel component Di-isopropyL FLUE-FUEL brings you more power, higher anti-knock, longer mileage, plus controlled volatility, and the clean-burning qualities for whkh Phillips 66 Gasoline is famous. FiitE-FuEL and TROP-ARTIC are perfect companion productt. They go together for better engine performance. PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY Book Club Outing Seventeen members of the Luxora Book Club attended the annual July outing at Horseshoe Lake Tuesday through Thursday. Hostesses for the occasion Included Mrs. Tom Callis, Mrs. J. I. Mifflin, Mrs. R. T. Ballew and Mrs. Charles Howard. Mrs. T. L. Stanford entertained the group the first night with a movie of her vacation trip to New York and the second night she presented a movie on Korea which was made and sent her by her son, Tommy, who is stationed there. Guests included Mrs. W. P. Ellis, Mrs. R. L. Diggs, Mrs. Harry Stanford, Mrs. Bessie Gentry, Miss Betty Mifflin and Mrs. Hayes Gowan of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. C B. Woods joined the group for fishing and boating on Tuesday afternoon. Dance Club Meets The Luxora Dance Club met at the Hotel Noble Saturday night for its monthly dance. Hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Olive, Mr. and Mrs. Sudie Cecil, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ellison. Guests included couples from Tunica, Miss., Little Rock, Blytheville, Memphis and Osceola. Personals Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castlio had as their guests over the week end Miss Evelyn Cox and Miss Gen Embree of Little Rock. The Luxora dinner bridge club met with Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Rozelle on Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. John Bowen of Wilson were guests. Prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castlio. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Olive had as their guests over the week end their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Olive, of, Hughes, Ark. Miss Catherine Tennyson of Memphis was the Sunday guest of her sister, .Mrs. Cgarlie Thomas. The Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Diggs attended the funeral of D. L. McKelvey in Paragould Thursday. The Rev. Mr. Diggs is holding a revival this week in Walcott, Ark. Mrs. Bessie Gentry spent the week end in Memphis and West Memphis visiting relatives. by GREYHOUND AIR-CONDITIONED BUSES ON ALL THROUGH SCHEDULES One Way Memphte .......... * 1-90 St. Louii ........... 5.85 Detroit, Mich ....... 15.45 Flint, Mich ......... 15.75 Denver, Colo. ....... 21.80 (U. S. tax extra) tfcA** SAVf X>* w * One Way Miami, Fla 20.75 San Francisco, Calif. 38.00 Seattle, Wash 44.00 New Orleans, La. ... 9.80 Chicafo, 111 ».$• (U. S. tax extra) for fertfw MfonwHfcwt, »** «r •RIYHOVND TERMINAL 109 N. 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And right now you're money ahead with the big trade-in allowance our volume rop sates leaaers—iniv inai wry twuiuziw the low-priced SPECIAL, the high-powered ^^ ^* fe ^~«~ ^ ~^. ^__ circle that for two decades has held only CENTURY, the extra-spacious SUPER, and sales can bring you. Drop in this week. the so-called "low-price three" For today, as national sales figures for the first five months reveal, Buick is outselling all other cars except two of these "low- price three.'* And each month firms Buick's new position. It takes solid worth to bring this about— a lot more automobile per dollar in Buick than in other cars. Buick Sales are Soaring! LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK CO. Walnut & Broadway 24 Hour Strvlet Dial 3*4553

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