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ra Secret Anti-Red Project Started In Operation to Weaken Communism By J»*B L. Fran sun C«m>pon4f4it) WASHINGTON, April 23. (UP) — "Project X"— Am«r!e»'» new huah- hmh «dU-Communlst program— is In operation today. • Con»r««lonil sourcfV revealed the United Stttej h»s spent about *4,000,000 for "political purposes" fn , Italy where ' non-Communist groupi polled a big majority In tht weekend elections. And they said fund* for antf-CommmilM grouiu behind the iron curtain »re sllll to (ARKJ OOtTHTCT JCEW1 Tht dUclwiur* cam* •« American oHlcUl, hailed th« outcomt of the Italian election* at a ttvtn Wow to Ru«ian prestige and to Interna- tiona! Communist. But diplomatic authorltlen tempered the optimism with a note of caution. They «id Communist- fomented trouble I« >tll) possible In Italy, particularly before a n«w government c*n be formed. And concern wns expressed that Moscow, along with Il.i.'.'an Commutilsl. may raise the shout that the elcc/lons were "a fraud and a steal." Project Kepi Retrrt Chairman Styles Bridges, R., N. H., of Ihe Senate Appropriations Committee, who backed "Prcject X" in Congress, declined to discuss .details O f its operations in Italy. He suld such dfcclosuras would weaken what he called American efforts to "undermine Communist tyranny in areas Already conquered." Funds for Ihe program were drawn, »-|(h consent of key Congress ion si officials, from special "oonMn»«nt fund*" wrltta* into «•- P*rtmenUl appropriations. Br]dg«| Indicated more money for thU pur- po«« might be forthcoming, per- h»p« In rrxntlnc European Recovery Program funds, In Congress the De Oasperl aov- ernmcnt'i victory In Italy was hailed an lh« first concrete results stemming from Ihe promise of ERP aid. Senate Democratic leader Alben W. Barkley and Sen. Curl A. Hatch, D., N. M., termed the results "profoundly encouraging" to those who backed ERP in Congress. Sen. Brlen McMahon, D, Conn., attributed lh« result* In part U> "commendable ellotlti" by Americans of Italian ancestry who wrote relatives In lUly urging Ihrm to vote for antl-Ccmniunl.st parlies, F»k« "Diomonds" Sapphires often are passed off as diamonds. When the color In remored from the sapphires, even experts find It difficult to distinguish them from rtlamonds. THE WILSON DAIRY DISTRIBUTORS W.L.Tomke ReginoldMclntosh Compliment Ralph Nichols On the Opening of This Grand New Drug Store ^W^T^W^^^lft^nSiTSKTSW^^wii^-V CHRYSUR AWTIM^ NOW . . . AIR CONDITIONING IN NICHOLS DRUG STORE BY CHRYSLER! Our Heartiest Congratulations To Ralph Nichols! The Blan Heath Co. 418 Weit Main Street Phont 828 Our Best Wishes To Ralph Nichols ana 1 NICHOLS DRUGS BLYTHEVILLE'S NEWEST! DayAmusementCo. Next, Please service is eigiit dollars. Guided Missiles With 3,000 Mile Range Seen by General , -Ann, n, nut The Goff Hotel Wishes the Very Best To Ralph Nichols On the Opening of BLYTHEVILLE'S MOST UP-TO-DATE DRUG STORE! NEW YORK, April 22. IUP) — Jfimrs H. Doolittle, who led the first air ram on Tokyo, today predicted the development of guided missiles, 'carrying ntomlc bombs aim propelled by atomic energy up to distances of 3,000 miles. Doolitlle spoke at the opening of an exhlbltloif'of the inventions and research materials of !he late Rou- crl Mulchings Goodnrd. founder of the modern field of rockets nnd Jet propulsion at the American Museum of Natural History. Dooliltle also predicted application of rockets to commercial rie- , vclopmeiu, and said that "rockd ' engines capable of driving rockei 'craft at .speeds in excess of 3,000 miles per hour-already exist." "It may be possible for rocket 1 aircraft passengers to My from New York to Europe in an hour, or to Buenos Aires in two hours" ne ; said. : Dooliltle said that America no'V ha.i the lead in rocket development and should keep that ad- j vantage. • "Two major problems miwt be solved before guided misoijes can become effective and economivJ. weapons." he said, "Fii-sl. they must '! have sufficient range to reach ail key objectives i n any enemy land —say 3,000 miles, second, they must have ,in extremely accurate direci- ing and control system which wiil allow them to be guided from launching lo the exact point of impact. "However. I am certain that out, of our scientific endeavor will come new weapons—guided missiles whic-i will have . atomic warheads and which mo.5t likely will employ atomic energy as a propellant. New ( weapons which will assure ollr abil- i ity to defend ourselves and to help | maintain a decent peace until ths establishment of a legalized world organization in which all nations can live without fear and in under- • standing and concord with their ' neighbors." . He .i&id that man some day "may | be able to leave the earth entirely •i ami ily to the moon or even to a nea:-by planet, or set up an artificial orbit around the earth from which we can patrol the- earth or carry on scientific research in ! space. 1 Kinship The southern part of Ihe province of Ontario lies In the same latitude as Boston, while its southernmost tip extends as far south as the northern boundary of California. All Electrical Work In Nichols Drugs By Charlie's Electric SERVICE IS NOT OlfR MOTTO It's Our Business! Come to Memphis! Study Nursing —you're fo live as well as earn Train lot Ihift well-paid, r»- •pected prolo»»lon In a city and cocial center. 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