The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1948 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 22, 1948
Page 1
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F^Uffi TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.V COURIER NEW» 1 Press Freedom Treaties Adopted Only Rutsia, Five . R«d Satellites Vot« Against Proposals By Homn- J«kj (United mat Staff Cocropondral) GENEVA, April ». (O)—The United Nations Conference on Pre e- dom of Inform»tion yesterday overwhelmingly approved th« first global trtatlw ever drafted to Insure by International l«w the free flow of accurate news. Only RUM I a and five Commun- U satellites voted against the draft tre»tie» offered by the rjnlltd States, Britain >nd France. The , American draft convention giv«« Journalists the rlglit to gather, transmit and disseminate news everywhere without restrictions The British draft convention guarantees the right of all persons to Impart and receive Information and opinions without governmental interference. The French draft convention es- tablUhes the international right of correction of false and distorted foreign dUpatches. The vote in favor of the American convention was 28 to 6, with Australia and New Zealand abstaining. On the British, It »ns 31 to 6, wlth'the United Stntcs and Australia abstaining. On the French it was 33 to 7, Afghanistan Joining the Soviet bloc of Russia, ByeJo- Russla, the Ukraine, Poland, Yugoslavia ' - - - vote. The draft British Army Pullt Out Of Haifa; Battle f xp«ct«* JERUSALEM, Apr. 22 (UP)—The British Army'In a surprise move yeaterday ordered Its troops out of all Haifa except two strategic toeholds, setting the stage for a showdown battle between the Arabs and Jews for the great port city, Tne British evacuation of Haifa »-as In full swliif. The Army wj» holding position* only In th« port area, Palestine'! main gateway by sea, and at military headquarters ,top Mt. Carmel overlooking the city. As suddenly a* tire British acl«J to leave Haifa undefended, il»na sprang up thai the Arabs and Jew* were ready to fight for the city. Some Quarters predicted that thu battle, the first big test In the wnr for the Palestine, might start within a day or two. She Didn't Win to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission and the UN General Assembly for action before being stffned. The convention* put In binding (orm the most Important of the HI resolutions adopted by th« 68 governments attending the conference Chief U. S. delegates William Benton, In formally moving adoption of the American convention, said: "For the first tVtie In International law, It Is declared thnt there are no valid grounds for censorship on International transmission of news material, except regulations relating directly to mitnlcnance of military security. "It U an unhappy but stark re. . . - ... nitty of today's world that such a .nd Czechoslovakia on this [qualification Is necessary for the | first time during pence In modern treaties now will go ' times." Knighti Timplar Honor L. W. WUHtm, of Osc«o/o LTTTLB ROOK, Ark,, Aprfl ».- ,'V.n' T Wllltr<1 D ' »»»»«••«> «' Little Rock w*. elected grand commander of th* Knl«hU Templar of the Grand Commandery <x Arkan»•« at the 7«th annual conclave here. i Other officers were L. W. Wlfc- lianu of Osceola, deputy grand commander; Fred Duke of fort Smith, grand generaliwlmo; O. E. Nlchol of Hot Spring*, grand captain general; J. ifllei Roberta of Pine Bluff, grand tenlor warden; Walter H. Bate* of Scott, grand Junior W»rden; Ray. Marlon A. Bogga of Little Rock, grand prelate. John H. Belford of Little Rock, grand treaiurer; Charlea D. Hill of Little Hock, grand recorder; • Charles H. Grow of Fayett«vllle, ' grand standard bearer; John M. Statea of Jone«boro, grand iword bearer; John W. Vaile of Forl Smith, grand warder, and O. L. Newsome of XI Dorado, grand captain of the guard. THURSDAY, APRIL «, 1*48 1 hard to believe, but Nornia Geneave didn't win the title, "Miss Sin( Girl," at Sydney, Australia. 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