The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 2, 1956 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 2, 1956
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 195« BLYTHEYTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE US Is Facing Long Political - Economic War with Russia By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP Foreign News Analyst There is a long political-economic war ahead for the United States and the Soviet Union. As the years go by, developments in superweapons may minimize the Question of superiority of one side or the other in the military field. Already, a standoff in nuclear weapons is forcing the East-West quarrel into the field of economic and political competition. And with each year of such competition, the military picture will be changing. Power to Retaliate The free world still has the ability and the power to retaliate massively to aggression, and even political aggression such as that which seized Czechoslovakia would carry with it today the threat of atomic world war. Thus, in the opinion of some highly placed observers, the Russians are prevented from seizing many an otherwise alluring opportunity. The Soviet Communist party's 20th congress, opening two weeks hence, undoubtedly will set off _a flood of propaganda for unconditional prohibition of nuclear weapons by international agreement. Even today. Western leaders are asking: Aside from the obvious question of foolproof safeguards in such an agreement, Is it going to 1 be possible in the future to distinguish between atomic and non- atomic war? Perhaps the question of nuclear warfare alre already has become of degree. Within a few years the use of weapons capable of erasing vast areas might be automatically excluded, for fear of retaliation on both sides. The standoff: in that field would seem compleet. At the moment, American military thinking relies heavily on its Strategic Air Command and SAC'S ability to deliver the hydrogen bomb anywhere. In three or four years. Communist, .orbit developments could pare down the advantage. But in the electronic age, tactical atomic weapons seem to have arrived virtually at the point of becoming conventional weapons, 'the United States probably has a long lead in this field. If tactical atomic weapons were used to counter a Red aggression, would that lead eventually to use of the big bombs? If fear of that existed, the advantage would swing back to conventional forces. On the continent of Europe, the U.S.S.R. has and will have for a long time to come a great superiority in ground forces. There are only about 15 active divisions available to the NATO command to protect a European front of hundreds of miles. German rearma^ ment progresses slowly. NATO's members are reluctant to build up their effective forces. Without the threat of what Secretary of State Dulles calls "massive retaliation," little would stand in the way of Red military aggression. Complete A-Ban Some American leaders feel a complete ban on nuclear weapons therefore would be • handing the Soviet Union a long-range political advantage generated by the mass of Soviet land power. Thus, the current discussion of a "new look" in atomic weapons becomes a -mattet—uf giave~impuUaace. A highly placed informant in Washington indicates this was the line of thinking behind the recent "brink of war" statement attributed to Secretary Dulles. It points up the dangers of miscalculating American intentions. The propaganda disadvantages of announcing such an American policy of strong deterrents are obvious, and Soviet propagandists can be expected to make the most of them. But the deterrent still leaves the free world with time to build its counteroffensive. While the Soviet Union is short of its economic goals at home, while it is Strug' gling with its own long-range strategic planning to protect the U.S.S.R. against the possibility of global war, the Kremlin is unlikely to move aggressively beyond its noisy but still ineffective economic grandstand plays. War on that field — economic competition—is bringing the game to American home grounds. It offers the free world the opportunity to .seize the initiative. It offers an anxious wprld hope of safety from a major shooting war for years to come, years in which to wage the economic and political war for peace. Right on Time PROVIDENCE R. I. If) — Ne«5 editor Bruce Williamson was busily at work yesterday in the news room of radio station WHIM when the bulb overhead burned out. He unscrewed the faulty bulb *> replace it and read the inscription on it: "Installed Feb. 1, 1955. Guaranteed one year." KEEP THIS AD! Orer 15,000 Arthritic and Rheumatic sufferers hayc tmken this medicine since it came on the market. Free information by giving your name *n^ address to BRA'ZIL .MEDICINE CO., P. O. BOX 522, Hot Springs, Arkansas. KOREAN LESPEDEZA $9.50 per cwt. FARMERS SOYBEANS CORP. "Home of Sudden Service" Blytheville, Ark Phone 3-8191 We Buy Ear Corn FARMERS SOYBEAN CO. "Home of Sudden Service" Broadway & Hutson Phone 3-8191 Wells-2" to 16" Irrigation - Industrial - Municipal - Domestic WATER is our BUSINESS We Drill For It Pump It Soften It Filter It Cool It Irrigate With It GINNERS - TAKE NOTICE: Let us furnish your water needs for fire fighting power unit cooling, for statifiers. HOME WATER SYSTEMS 3 Years to Pay Complete iron removal, filtering and softening systems built to fit your needs. We have the answer to your needs for greater water volume and pressures. McKinnon Irrigation Co. Phone 112 or 190 — Manila, Ark. HOLLAND NEWS By Mri. Ed HjuploB. Jr Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown entertained Friday night at their home with a canasta party which included Mr. and Mrs. Sim Michie, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ketehem and Mr. and Mrs. Beumont Smith of Steele and Mr. and Mrs. Byron Holly. Byron Holly won high score canasta; Mrs. Michie second high and Mr, Michie low score. Bishop Ivan Lee Holt, renowned clergyman, will hold dedication services in the Methodist Church Sunday morning at 9:30 in commemoration of the completed church wing. Bishop Holt has presided at the World Conference of Churches and is recognized internationally as an ecclesiastical dignitary. Morning services, at which he will preside, are open to the public. Ladies of the culbertson Club entertained their husbands Thursday night with a ham supper in the school dining rooms with supt. and Mrs. L. N. Kinder as guests. The supper, served cafeteria style, was at eight o'clock. Table settings were on frosty blue mats with milk white chinaware. Holland and Hermondale girls and boys played prominent parts at the Pemiscot and Dunklin Negro County Council which held its 1955 Plant to Prosper and Recognition Program Wednesday. Ora Lue McNear, West Hermondale, received a $50 bond and a certificate of honor. She was a'4-H Club state winner in clothing division. Guisie Steele, Holland-Hermondale Club received a medal of recognition in the clothing category. Fletcher Trainer shared honors in the vegetable production. He is a West Hermondale Club member- Dress revue pins were received by Ula Barnes, West Hermondale, and Guisie Steele. Plant-To-Prosper State Winners Were Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Moss, West Hermondale, third place winners in Dunklin County; Mr. and MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! Now Under New Management Mox Theatre is now being managed by W. P. McCann. new owner — Come out and enjoy fine movie entertainment at any time. LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Peaturt — AND — M-G-M's action-hit... in COLO* SPOT (MMER-tUGE HUT T.#mm&;*/>*si> GREEN FIRE nan ALSO CARTOON FRIDAY & SATURDAY Double Feature » UNIVERSAUNTERNATIONM. PICTURE — AND — IN ONE BIG SHOW! KIRK DOUGLAS ALSO CARTOONS Mrs. Frank Green, Hermondale, second place winners in the tenant division; Mr. and Mrs. Boy Lumpkins, fourth place winners of the tenant division; and Mr. and Mrs. Allison Blackburn, Holland, second place landowner division of Pemiscot County. The meeting, attended by 500 adults and 4-H'ers, was held in the Central High School and auditorium in Haytl where Dr. J, N. Freeman, Director of Agriculture at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, was guest speaker. Dr. Freeman's talk was directed primarily to young people on developing good citizenship. Mrs. Freddie Collins was able to return to her home Sunday. Dismissed last week from the Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after surgery, she has remained at the home of her sister, Mrs. Prank Collins, arid Mr. Collins near Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Northers are vacationing for several weeks at Redondo Beach, Calif., guests of Mr and Mrs. Ted Taylor and family, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Moore and Buddy Northern and son. The Northerns reside on their farm, southwest. Master Sgt. and Mrs. D. P. Murphy and daughter and son, Dian and Paul, Jr., have recently moved into the former home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Crawford. Sergeant Murphy was lately transferred from Biggs Air Force Base of El Paso, Texas, to Blytheville Air Force Base where he is associated with the base hospital. Mr., and Mrs. Oda B. SmiUi and family were in Memphis Saturday consulting with their doctor and dentist during the morning. The afternoon was spent shopping. Mr. and Mrs: Jim Avis have left for Florida to visit their daughter, Genevieve Avis, in Orlando, She teaches in elementary public DYESS QUEEN—Joann Balch has been named queen of the annual "Eagle," at Dyess High School. She is a sophomore and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Jakie Balch of Dyess. schools there. The Avises will remain until early March. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Avis are in Jonesboro with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Keller. Mrs. Avis, having been recently hospitalized, is improving. Bedfast at her home for the past three weeks with a back ailment, Mrs. Ancil Webb's condition shows little improvement. Recent x-rays FOR ATHLETE'S FOOT GET AMAZING RESULTS IN ONE HOUR By using: T-4-L, the keratolytic fungicide, or your 40c back at any drug store. Strong, instant-drying T-4-L sloughs off tainted outer skin to kill imbedded fungi ON CONTACT. Today at Kirby Bros. Drug Store. Sue/on to UN UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (f) — The newly independent Sudan has applied for U.N. membership and 1 is expected approved without ado by the West and the Soviet Bloc. Sudan was proclaimed a re- half century under joint British- public Jan. 1 after more than a [ Egyptian rule. reveal a spinal obstruction. Mr. and Mrs. George Hicks, accompanied by Mrs. Buddy Neal and Mrs. Bob Burton of Steele. visited Memphis Kennedy Hospital Sunday where Mrs. Burton's husband Is a patient. Expected this week, Mrs. Ethyl Brown will arrive home after a month's vacation at St. Petersburg, Florida, where she was guest at her sister's, Mrs. Plo Stevens She will be accompanied by her mother, Mrs. S. 8. Stevens of Wythville, Virginia, who will remain for an extended visit, and her son, Harry S. Brown, of Milligan College at Johnson City, Tenn. Wt Soy "FREE"! W« Mwn $1.00 Box Pile Suppositories N«ttd Clinic Makes Mtst Unusual Offw U Any Afflicted Ptrson- No Coupon — No Charge There are no "strings"; we don't mean free "with" something! 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