The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 28, 1950
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FRIDAY, JULY 28,1950 BLYTHEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Tfw Notion Today: The American Di font mo— ; U.S. Caught in Fantastic Position As Communism Rolls Over Globe By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON, July 28. <AV-Thls country Ix In a fantastic position for a nation which Is the leader of the ^-Communist world. W»e can't call the tune on the Communists. We're not strong enough. We can only try lo stop them if they move. The Korean trouble shows what shape we're In to do even that. Tliis must be a gloomy picture for our Allies In Western Europe, right next to communism. • We have no land army to help them at this time. Korea proved that. True, if Russia attacked them now or in the next six months, we could support our European Allies with planes. But the Russians have planes, too. In Korea, where the Communists had almost no planes and we had many, we could not stop the blinding rush ot their foot-soldiers. And Russia has a great supply of foot- soldiers. In comparison, the Koreans have only a handful. Our tanks in Korea have been proved no tnatch for the Russian- made tanks. The Western Europeans would need plenty of tanks, better than we had in Korea, to stop Russian tanks. We're building better ones. They're not ready. One thing we have: atomic bombs. But if we used them, on Moscow or other important Communist points, there's no assurance this would stop ^P Red "Army, once it got started, even though Moscow \vas in ashes. Couldn't Use A-Bornb And if the Communists over-ran the rest of Europe where our Allies live, we probably couldn't use the A-bomb. Meanwhile, the Russians are assumed to have the A-bomb themselves. If so, while .we usec ours, they'd be using theirs. From the American viewpoint; thii. picture will get better as time goes on and we build up the armed force." and turn out better weapons for ourselves and our Allies—If the Russians give us time to do so. That 'if" goes to the heart of the American dilemma: will the Russians calmly stand by until we gc so well-armed that they'd then be afraid or unable to make a move? Or will they strike before we reach that point? (In fact, if Americans had to remain a military nation for years with all the privations that mean? until they became truly powerful they might then be so fed up with living under threat of war the} might force Russia's hand.) Intelligence Reports This country's leaders get inlelli Bfnce reports on Russia's strength as a guide in deciding how much and how fast, we' should re-arm now. One of the very top men in this country's military thinking very*- receiilly said privately that these in- telllgence reports Indicate Russia herself is not ready for war. • If these ro|x>rts turn out to be no better than they were on Korea, where we were caught flat-footed, we'll be In dismal shape. , Still, the uncertainty remains: will Russia move before we get re-armed or won't it? So no matter what decision this country's leaders take, heir decision has to be based on a ucss. At this moment the guess seems o be that Russia won't move soon, "hat's the only way to explain the rogram of re-arming outlined by President Truman. It falls far short f all-out re-arming of a size that would be a quick and permanent dock to Russia. So In this sense he decision is a gamble. War Includes All All-out war preparations would nclude everyone over a period of 'cars: maybe 10 or 12 million men n uniform, the big plants converted o war production, and the whole civilian economy living under rigid control. As it stands—unless there's a new crisis calling for a vast and immediate stopping up—the present pro- Cram ought to make us better armed few years. So it's truly a mid- dle-courpc, based oh guess. But there are some arguments for the middle course now: Tf we went on a complete 'war- footing and remained that way for vears—with the tremendous expense involved—(his country might collapse economically. If we collapsed, would our Allies. In a .case like that, Russia could win without firing a shot. As a further example of how uncertain the future is, Russia 'mteht try this: just sit back herself [or while, keeping her own people out of war. but egging on Communists elsewhere to draw Americans into battle^at Formosa, in the Philippines, in Indo-China. Why? To force us to spread our strength so thin that we'd be no match for Russia's concentrated thrust in Europe in a year or two when she's better armed. Negro Gospel Festival Set Japan's Press Begins Firing Of Communists TOKYO. July 28. (/p)—Japanese newspaper publishers today began firing employes identified as Communists or fellow travelers. : One executive said the action was aken at the suggestion of General UacArthur's headquarters. '. Major Daniel Imboden, MaeArthur's press officer, commented: . I .certainly have encouraged the Japanese papers to get rid of their Communist workers. But I wouldn't have the authority to issue such a command. "Regardless of what radio Moscow says I am not the dictator of the Japanese press." At least 180 newspaper workers ivcre discharged—139 in Tokyo alone All major Japanese dailies took parl In the apparently well coordinated firings. Simultaneously the Broadcasting Corporation of Japan (BCJ) refused to let more than 100 em- ployes, all suspected of being Communists, enter its buildings. This action was taken on instructions from Maj. Edgar L. Tidwell, radio officer of the UJ3. Eighth Army. Rhce Sees Ail-Out Offense on Reds TOKYO, July 28. W>—President Syngman Rhee of South Korea said today "soon we shall open an all- out offensive." • ' His speech, recorded Tuesday and broadcast over the armed forces radio in {Tokyo today said: "It will take time to bring men and materials from America but now we are attacking the enemy all along the line—soon we shall open an all-out offensive." Rhee paid tribute to Allied assistance and particularly to the U.S. 24fh Division for which Korean people "will eternally be grateful." A city-wide Negro gospel song festival will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the Bethel A.M.E. Church, First and Coleridge. It will be presented under the direction o'f Rev. Robert C. Crenshaw of Memphis, formerly of Mississippi County. The song festival will feature the Southern Jubilaires. OPEN 7:30 EACH NIGHT THURSDAY & FRIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE _ REWI.D GARWNtR • JAMES BARTON muiut prams —PLUS— 'Thunder in the Valley" - With Peggy Ann Garner & Lon McAllister Also Cartoon Saturday Double Feature KAZAN B*5tJ upon fte novel tj JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD FREE PLAYGROUND FOR THE KIDDIES ALL CHILDREN 11 OR UNDER ADMITTED FREE ARROW HEAD—Ruuell Raymond Reynolds is bound -for Copenhagen, where he will shoot for- the world archery championship. The Cleveland sharpshooter holds eight of a possible 12Uniled States records. Air Force Plaits Great Strength Increase by '53 WASFIINGTON, July 28. (/!>j—The Air Force is increasing its strength from 48 groups to 58 ivilhin 12 months and lo 69 grouuj by January, 1953, Rep. Vinson (D-Oa) i nounceri yesterday. The Air Force is beginning immediately to step up officers and men to a target of 548,311. This is an increase of 136,311 over its strength on June 30, said Vinson, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Tile increase in group and personnel strength is made possible through the Air Force's allotment of $4.535.500.000 of President Truman's emergency additional budget request of $10,500,000,0110. RCAF Planes Leave To Aid UN in Korea McCORD AIR PORCE BASE, Wash., July 28. (AP) — The first flight of Royal Canadian Air Force planes took off from here last night for the Korean United Nations airlift. The number of planes .was not disclosed. The squadron Includes 250 officers and men, many of them World War II veterans. They will ferry supplies to Tokyo over the northern great circle route along the Aleutians. NLRB Backs Up Miner's Stand Panel Rules UMW Official Must Be Reinstated; Paid . WASHINGTON, July 28 w—The National. Labor Relations Board today ordered the reinstatement of niner Lloyd H. Sldener of Canton, HI., who was fired from his job and fined $50,000 by a United Mine workers local aflcr he tried lo go back to work during the 1950 coul strikes. In a unanimous decision, (he NLRB held that the United Electric Coal Companies, UMW Local 7455 and a UMW siibdrlstrict hail violated the Taft-Hartley law In their treatment of Sidencr, who was president of the local'at the time the dispute started. The board ordered the coal firm and the unions to pay Sldener all the wnges he had lost as a result of their action. The board also directed the unions not to force United Electric or any other company to discriminate against employes because of their union activities. The NLHI) decision represented a major victory for Sidencr, who has carried on a fight for reinstatement ever since March 8, when the company fired him on union Demcrc to ignore his instructions and stay oft the job. Lewis had sent out the back-to- work directive in accordance with an injunction issued by a federal district court here on Feb. 11. Side- ncr called the meeting Feb.24. The strike continued Into early March. On May 31, the unions and Sittc- ner settled, their argument and he returned to his $$21-a-day job as R shovel engineer. A day later, he reported receiving threats on his life. Once again he left work, asking NLRB to Investigate the whole issue. PAGE ran Plane Markings 1 Must Be Correct» WASHINGTON, July 28. W — Congress 1ms completed «ction on a bill making it z. criminal offense lo display false markings on aircraft. The legislation, passed by th« House yesterday following Senate approval, Is designed to aid federal officials In preventing clandestine air transport operations. Use of aircraft for illegal Immigration and smuggling has complicated the task of enforcement agencies, the House Commerce Committee satd. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday "STORM OVER WYOMING" with TIM HOLT Cartoon i Serial Half of the earth's known uranium deposits arc in the Shinkolpb- we mine in the Belgian Congo. The Hawaiian Islands were formed by volcanic eruption in the floor of the Pacific Ocean. of Memphis. They also will appear at the True Light Baptist Church here tonight and Mitchell Chapel Sunday. •' • ' Vt Mile 'No. •>' BlytheviUe on Highway fix /ON/GHT and SATURDAY Double feature 1'rogram SHIRLEY'S GONE GUATEMALAN—Shirley May France, left, 17-year-old Channel aspirant, hns swapped her swlmsuit for a Guantcmalan native costume as she rehixcs between swimming sessions nt Dover, England. With the Massachusetts schoolgirl is Alfonso Cruz, Guatemalan swimmer, and his girl manager, Ingi-id Yi;lcsias, 23, who was herself a swimming champ in Guatemala. Shirley's colorful costume was a gift from Ingrid. With the Courts Chancery: Vcra Mac Swopc vs. Rcaber Hm- old Swope. suit tor divorce, W. K. Wnrrcn vs. W. E. Warren, suit for divorce. Marvin G. Lynn vs. Naomi I. Lynn, suit for divorce. Robert L. 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IftC Cartoon * Jr. O-M»n Serial Saturday Owl Shaw 11:15 "SEALED VERDICT" with Ray Mlllar.d & Florence Mult; Curiocn & Congo Bill Serial

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