The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) G3URIER NEWS Arkansas GOP Advances Primary Plan LITTLE ROCK, Art., April 15.— (UP)—A plan to enable Arkansas voters to vote for the Republican presidential candidate In Hie coming election without effecting the election of Democratic candidates (United Press SlaH Correspondent) j j,, ( |,e slate will probably b« on WASHINGTON, April 15. (UP)— the ascmla of tile Mate convention The American/Society of Newspaper Editors Warned Of Bans on News ASNE President. Soy* Government Bureaus May Make Attempt* By D«»n W. T)lltin« Editors was warned today that new att«mpt» may be made to put limitations on the free flow of news within the United States. The • warning -was sounded by ASNE President Nathaniel R. Howard,, editor 'of the Cleveland News, in ~'an address before " more than SOO'edtlors' at the opening session May 11, It was revealed tcxtny. Osro Cobfa, chairman of the state executive committee, said the plan —which calls (or eliminating all GOP candidates on the state level —was discussed rturini! the committee meeting here yesterday. Such » move, designed to take advantage of Southern resentment toward President Truman, would of .the. organization's three-day an- \ concentrate the voting on the niiBl convention. ! slate's presidential electors, "I • am not arguing for limita- | "Under the plan," Cobb explained, lions, bul il is entirely possible that | "a Democrat who normally would others will raise their possibility of, vote a straight Democratic ticket existence," Howard said. "On such an issue we must pro- could RO fishing and still not hurt his friends running for state of- ceed with calmness, the best factual lice." exploration possible, nnd a sense of/ Meanwhile, Cobb snld Sen. Robert our responsibility in two directions! Taft of Ohio would probably gut —first to the people whom mir p the largest share, not less than newspapers service and protect and-half, of the votes of Arkansas' 14 equally toward our government nurt j delegates to the Republican Nation- Its mandate to protect the people r.l National Convention In Philadel- In a strange time." I phla. Before the convention ends, How- | The remainder of (lie vote, he ard said, the membership will have ' estimated, would be sp'it among «n opportunity to discuss this issue j Harold Slnssen, Speaker of the Jully and to express themselves on ! House Joseph Martin. Sen. Arthur State Department dissemination of j Vniidcnbcrg ol Michigan mid New hews and opinion, world freedom of information and the accrediting of journalism schools. The conference also will be ad- York's Gov. Thomas E. Dewey. Blood does not flow steadily through the -sma'l vessels of the dressed by President Truman and < body, but moves In jerks hear orT-the-record talks by Defense : heart pumps. Secretary James Porrestal and Act-, Ing Secretary ot Stat« Robert A. ns the crd said .nat lastvan the • b c- • Mention of the ASNE s board was iclinrlcs A . Hl ,lleck and Rep. called "to the exposure by the press Monroney, D., Okla., will spea of the plans of a government dc- Congress at Wnights session. partmental committee here in j Washington to Impose a pattern ot silence on the cabinet departments." Would Classify Information Part of this proposal, he said, was for cabinet heads to classify Information "on a scale of secret down through confidential and discipline .11 federal spokesmen and employes who did not respect this administrative rule." Howard said lie was Instructed by the board to send a telegram to Mr. Truman who replied he wns [ ^surprised at your taking the trouble to send it." "I never heard of the program to ' which you reter and I am very «ure that such a program could not possibly go into effect without my approval," Howard quoted the President as _&aylng. Nothing further ha» happened, Howard said, adding: "But it Is entirely likely that this bureaucratic menace has not passed, nor will for some time and I recommend to the succeeding board-the vigilano. of the present one on this Issue." Howard said the liipact of World War II and the atom bomb was »« great on the socletj's functions as on nil American Ins/Itutions. It rt- | placed, strictly Journal \{\ c issues I "with a sudden resporv ibllity lor I much broader and mere public! problems," he said. i Lovett's off-the-record addres Wls scheduled for a luncheon meeting, to be followed by a discussion of editorial page effectiveness iud by Lloya »f. Felmly, Newark New:,, Virginlus Dabney, Richmond Times- Dispatch; Jenltin Lloyd Jones, Tul- aa Tribune, and Frank A. Clarvoc, 8an Francisco News. : Sens. Robert A, Taft, R., o., Jnmej peak on Security Council Agrees on Holy Land Truce Move NEW YORK, April IS. (UP)-Th« United Nations Security Council has leached general ngreement on a resolution for a political and military truce In Palestine, a ipokes- man announced yesterday. Tile resolution will be «ubmit- , ted to a formal session of the se- icurlty council this afternoon. It j will call for an on-the-spot commission to observe and report on compliance with the standstill order. The United states suggested that the truce cojnmKslon be made up of the consular officers of Security Council members now In Palestine, but Russian Delegate Andrei Gromyko. among others, objected to this point and the issue »-a» left open. Oromyko (old newsmen after the conference that he had some objections to the draft but he Indicated xcneral support /or the truce proposal. He said also that he had proposed that future discussion be held In the open and not behind closed doors. Farlse El Khourl or Syria said he did not disapprove of the resolution but would have to awail word from his government before talc- Ing a definite stand. Airport Improvements In Pine Bluff Approved PINE BUTPF. Ark., April 15.— (UP)—The city of Pine Bluff held the authority today to begin .Improvements at Qrider Field. Mayor OcorRe Steed received a letter irom the Civil Aeronautics Administration authorizing t)ie city to let a contract to the Southwest Construction Co., or pine Bluff. The contract Is for $482,737. The city will spem! a tot.-.! of »584,36a to develop the field Into a Class Four airport. Unlvtrt* Born in On* Violent Hour, Johnt Hopkins Scientist Says WASHINGTON, April IS. (UP)Th« universe which Iji now flying rapidly apart In «ll directions was born In one violent hour some 2,000,000,000 years .go, a Johns Hopkins scientist aald yesterday. Although It has been rushing ever since toward what Kerns certain destruction, the end won't come "for a long time yet," said R. A- Alpher, a member of the Johns Hopkln.s applied physics laboratory staff at nearby Silver Spring, Md. With the collaboration of Prof. George Oamow of George Washington University, Alpher drafted science's newest theory on "the origin of the chemical elements." Judging by the telescopically observed speeds at which star galaxies are flying away from each other, astronomer* have fixed the starting time of the universe's present expansion at about 2,000,000.000 years ago. Scientists also have arrived at a similar time .scale by observing the rat* of decay of radioactive element found on earth. Efforts to Restore M. & A. Railroad Art Continued EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark., April 16. (UP)—Tn« effort! of Kelley K. Gibson, Tulsa, Okla., businessman, to restore service on the Missouri and Arkansas railroad were continuing yesterday and n public meeting has been scheduled here for fYlday night. Olbson has exercised the belief that the only hope of persons living along the line Ji to interest the Kansas city and Southern Railroad In supervising the rehabilitation. The R. F. C, has agreed to lend the sponsor.', of rehabilitation $1,250.000 provided persons living aloiig the line raised an additional »250,- However, an I. C. o. examiner has recommended that the line be sold for Junk, and the K. C. and H. Railroad said publicly last week that It was no longer Interested. One in every ten native Swedes lives in Stockholm. THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1948 Read Courier News Want Ads. SEAGRAM'S ,I CROWNI. BUNDED WHISKEY. 86.8 P.ool. 65% Grain N «.l»l Spin). S««(um-Distiil«is Corporation, Chryslei Buildinj. 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