The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1948 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, MAKCTI M. 1948 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS PAGB Lodge Proposes Peacetime O.S.S. Need for 'Cloak and ' Dagger' Work to Hair | Communism Cited WASHINGTON. Mar. 26. <UP> — Rep. John D. Ixidge, n.. Conn., yesterday proposed th-> creation of a peacetime Office of Strategic Services to carry on underground counter-measure against Communism abroad. ^Lodge made the proposal for the «\>ak-and-dagger" type service in »" House speech during the final hours of general debate on the foi- elgn aid bill. Lodge, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is the brother of Sen. Henry Cabol Lodge. Jr., R., Mass. It was learned, meanwhile, lhat a mysterious. muUi-mHHon dollar "Project X" lo finance anti-Communist underground forces behind the iron curtain already Is being studied In congress, 'fills project reportedly has the supiwrt of high diplomatic and military officials. The OSS. during Ii.s wartijue operations, was especially useful in contacting underground workers and resistance forces behind enemy lines. Need Counter-Measures Lodge told the House it Is e.s.sen- I Hal for (he United Statc.5 "lo learn lo operate in the twilight zone in which Communism makes Its greatest Bains." ; "We inusl adopt effective coun-' ler-mea.surcs to neutralise and roll back (he subversive minority ele- ; mcnU which by intimidation, bribery, and corruption are thwart- i"!! the spontaneous forces which are the life-blood of freedom." Lodge said"We must have a peacetime O.SS," he added. "Such an effort 'on our part would cost but a fraction of the vast 'foreign aid) program whioh is contemplated here. It would help assure Its success and. by diminishing riots and strikes, would substantially diminish the cost to the American taxpayer." Lodge said the United Slates S iat "intervene" in order to protect ier nations from soviet inlcr- . ~.ition and from Soviet domination. Under the "Project X" plan. It was understood this government Would encourage the activities of non-Communist groups in Russian satellite countries. 'Wreck Morshall Plan/ Say Berlin Reds C' 111 \nifi red lljjjs and banners reailinc, "To win freedom, the Marshall I'hin must ut> wrcdtud," Communists in Berlin's Soviet zone parade in celebration of llie cenlcntiial of the 18-18 revolutions. But residents of llie British zone heard pro-Marshall Plan lallis) ICC Criticized For Examiner's Recommendation WASHINGTON, March •*. (UP) —The Arkp.n.sHfl congressional delegation ye.flerd«y protested an Inters! HI« Commerce Commission examiner's icTOmim'iutntioti ilml the enllre 33fl-inilc Missouri and Arkansas Railway be abandoned. lU'u. Jtunes W. Trimble. 13., Ark., spokesman for (he legislators, said Examiner A. Q, Nye cried In [hiding that the highway 11C I work 111 the rcglDii Is "favorable" ti.s a substitute for ruilioad Iran.sjHHlnlion. a considerable part of lha are not General Clay Compares Job With Fireman's FRANKFURT, Mar, 3t .(UP) — 3en. Lucius 1). Clay compared his :ask as commander of Aincrtcitn troops in Europe with thai of a fire chief today mid said he did not expect to have lo put out any blazes In the near future. At a press confcrenre Clny nriti- hnl/.ed tlic (lunger of curly trouble arising from the breakdown of the Hour-Power govcrnmenUl machinery In Berlin. A?»ln he re-',, , . ',," peated Ilml the Americans would ! Um ?', e """V* ' - stuy. In Berlin Indefinitely ! " suule and do nol furnish "any,, „ ... ... ; thhiK like nit adeqnnov of service." men •• rial tl, e .y , C ll """Ji;i ' n ' e mlhond,.which runs Irom w^MV^^s-S-ssStfel toiormw S he nex y""" 1 ° l ' l >« ""Ijorlly because o, eon- Asked If ho had drif c, plans for sl ±" 1 ''','"" cla "fT " ^ , the evacuallon .of American wives! '"* S " llt "' Arkllnslls ""l 10 "" and ehlhhen from llcillu of lhc!~ •• American vxme, Clay s ald, "there | B ,. e „„ MKh ^ Hl>li , Speaking ot the iuli'nmllonal fi- liation Olay said: "People everywhere are a [raid ol war. Nobody us an Individual wants war. IJut there me certain moral values which those who believe In (hem must siislaln at all costs. If the abandonment. Trimble asked Dm commission to rfonen hcniines on the case lo receive additional evidence. He said Ihe. i-omnibjiton should s've consideration to > |ilaii by local resident lor raising funds t o reserve that section of line teiwW N«oebo, Ito, and Keiisetl, Ark,". ^^' About ten per cent of the tunifel hay crop of the United SUtw te de&lroycd by «pontaii«ou» busllon, Sharp Hearing Of Blind Veteran Prevents Wreck PITTSBURGH. March 26. iUP> — A blind ex-Marine, through his sharp hearing, detected a broken rail in the main line of Ihe Pennsylvania Railroad Thursday night less than an hour before an Easlbound flyer \v»s due to cro.ss the stretch of track. The veteran. Jack George, 22, of Beaver Pulls, noticed a sirni *\ sound made by a passing train ati<l urged his father. Griffith W. • GCOTRE. to investigate the track on a bridge cms.sing the Beaver River near the George home. The father found a 12-inch break trains. j Railroad officials .said the break \vn.i found in the East, bound track \ only a short time before "The Ad- | miral" crack Chicago-to-New York | flyer, \VRS due to pass the spot iil*, 11:13 p.m. I Warning block .signals were set up and trains were switched to adjoining tracks'. * Young George was blinded in combat while serving with llie Marines tin Guam in the Fall of 1U44. He is a student at 'a machinist ! school in Pittsburgh. those were ever Issued officially bemuse none appeiueil on llie tax rolls. "The original tax settlement In the collectors office was in fair con- Seeks New Office LITTLE ROCK. Ark., March 28. Garland County Collector Gets Recommendation LITTLE HOCK. Ark...March 26. ( UP)—The stale comptroller's office lecominended today thai lax receipl.s In Garland County "be handled more carefully" afler stale auditors found duplicate rcccliiii ' totnlint/ sis.aso missing from |h» official file. County Audit Supervisor Aubrey McCnsland said, however, thai County Collector Ray Owens, pin lilt •' v« r, IIU'IU IIUI.M' MI.MII1II U[ flll COSIS II union. McCasland said, "and It i.i we ,,old those moral values li gh not our hiiDiidon to cast reflection we need huvc neither fear nov on anyone about the missing („,, lh . 0!u , of whnl W(1 m , u , |ulve U) ,,„ | receipts. We do recommend, \\oy- i lo hold them hluh," ' ever, thut (he receipts be handled j Asked If (he Hussliins ever threat- more carefully in the future." I cited him with the use of trooiv The audit showed the comity ' or ever expressed fear Hull figlil. ended the yrar,l!U1 with n surplui • Ing mlghl become inevitable, Clay in all 1 Hurts of $BB,461. ' "Neverl" in the rail. He posted his son on I District. Ciov. Ben Laney npnointC'J Ihe bridge with a lantern an:l ! J. B. Hill nf Nnshvlllc to fill the flashlight to warn approaching j term which expires March 27, 1949. (UP)-Boyd Tackclt of Murlrces- j forth every effort to cooperaYe"!',' IJoro nas resigned as a member of "i-'-'.. = .-- •the three-man Stale Police Commission to run for U.S. representative in the Fourth Congressional the oiricia! recelpus an.i photostating them. McCasland .said that all es.-em five rif the rc^eipls were accon.Hcd foi a,ul lhat | le d | d not b „ College Press Association Plans Annual Convention ' **• i > j ^-» iiriwwr •*—*jfiTcrn.f»ii •' CLARK8V1LLE. Ark.. March 25. (UP)— The College of the Cfean:; nts Born; None Live .LOUISVILLE. Xy.. March 2B. <t)P> — Quintrnplel.s. three .stitl- foorn gii'ls and two boy.s who lived about 20 minutes, were born Wednesday to Mr.s. Roman V. Ga'.l- 31, Louisville, it was revealed Physicians here said 29 Cflse-s of quintruplets had been recorded. 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