The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1956 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1956
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WEDNMDAT, APRIL 11, 1996 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRU! Iraq Lone Bright Spot In Troubled Mid-East B? WILLIAM L. RVAN- BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Iraq is the bright spot in the Middle East. But against the background of Middle Eastern politics the outlook is becoming increasingly gloomy. Left to herself and her forward-looking, hopeful program for the future of her peo- ile, Iraq surely would become the leader of the Arab world. But there are tremendous obstacles — the threat of war, the threat of Soviet power to the north, the peripheral threat of Red subversion," the eternal feuds, intrigues and jealousies of the Arab world. Saudi Arabian money pours into gallon projects, industries, schools, Repercussions from the United Saudi Arabian Hashemite family t campaign to subvert the regime of a man who has the look of a statesman in a part of the world Badly lacking in statesmen. The feud with the ruling Jordan and Iraq is deep and centuries old, the Saudi Arabians fear that Iraqi leadership will lead one day to a powerful union of Iraq, Jordan and Syria. Egypt's revolutionary regime under its premier, Lt. Col. Gamal Abdel Nasser, makes a strange alliance with the feudal Saudi Arabians in the hope of ruining the Baghdad Pact — to which Iraq adheres — or rendering it futile. Iraq is governed by a statesman like premier, Gen. Nuri said. His government seems worried. Boy King Faisal ITs Hashemite cousin Hussein holds the shaky throne of Jordan, to the southwest. If a Saudi Arabian, Egyptian and Palestinian-Arab intrigue should overthrow young Faisal, Iraq would lose her steadying influence Jordan and probably in Syria too and might be forced into a compromise with the Egyptian : Saudi- Syrian bloc which is hellbent for subverting the Baghdad Pact. It seems likely Nuri would like nothing better than a reasonable settlement of the Israeli question to remove the imminent threat of war. Publicly he cannot say he will tolerate the continued existence of Israel. Like the fellah in Egypt, the barefoot Iraqi peasant has been unchanged over the centuries. He lives in the same mud hut with his cow, chickens or goat. Like Egypt's fellah, the average Iraqi is ridden by a variety of diseases. Like his Egyptian cousin he knows little of International politics. But he hears Cairo radio in the coffee houses or friends' huts and hears about Israel and the wounds, real or imagined, of the Arab world. Anyone interested in making trouble for the government can buy a riot easily. He can hire selected rioters for 30 cents each to key a riot and others will join for the fun of it. Riot leaders — a combination of hard core communists and other elements — direct riots as sheepdogs direct flocks. There is danger — great danger —to ihe West. A charming man with a disarming manner is one of the most dangerous foes in the Middle East of Iraq and the west. Tall, affable Khaled Bagdash, orator, writer and leader of disciplined Syrian and Lebanese communists, attended Moscow's 20th party Congress in February. Long after the noisier and more prominent Red leaders left. Bagdash still was there. He had much to talk over with the bosses and it concerned Middle East oil. Across the territory of Syria run pipelines which carry at least 30 per cent of the Middle East oil from Iraq and the Persian Gulf, pipelines of the Iraq Petroleum Co. and American Tapline. If the Communist party could make an alliance giving it a measure of control in Syria, it could deal both Iraq and the West a heavy blow. Iraq's Interior Minister Said Qazaz says Iraq's Communist strength is dwindling and the hard core is down to a few hundred because Iraq's development program already is being felt in higher wages and full employment. He says the Iraqi Communists get their instructions direct from Bag- dash in Syria. Qazaz regards Bag- dash as the Communist leader of the entire Middle East. Nuri and those who admire him place much hope on the development program to build dams, irri- housing, hospitals and the lime. The first five-year portion of the program is complete and the government has earmarked more than a billion .dollars for the next five years. , Under the 1950 Iraqi development law 70 per cent of oil royalties, now more than 250 million dollars annually, goes to public works and 30 per cent to the government- operating budget. But even this program has dangers. The program may be going ahead too fast, bringing inflationary pressures. Nuri is being advised by Westerners" to complete the groundwork first. This includes first ending the threat of disastrous floods. A Middle East War would be a serious blow to the hopes Nuri and Iraq have placed in this program. Westerners say Nuri might be strengthened if the United States joined the Baghdad Pact. Outside the pact as an observer the United States' joining the pact would be Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and States' joining the pac twould be loud in Cairo. Nasser's anger seems to stem from the fact he regards 96-year-old Nuri and Iraq leader of the whole Arab world with U.S. and British support. But Nuri seems to have no such with a jealous eye as a potential he is sincere in wanting an Arab pretensions. Observers here think states understanding. His great influence and great power apparen- ently are being used toward laudable aims which—like aspects of Egypt's revolution—are an expression of rising Arab pride. But Laudable alms are insufficient to insure this country's future. Unless the Israeli situation somehow is settled, Iraq is in as great danger as any other Middle Eastern country—and the West is! in danger of losing its best friend in this part of the world where western policies nave few friends. Tomorrow: Shaky Jordan. $57 Million Paper Mill To Locate at Pine Bluff Manila Scout Troop 32 met at the Scout Hut Monday night with 23 Scouts and Scoutmaster Arthur Rodgers present. Gary King led the boys in Scout oath and laws. Billy Hughes and Gene McCulley finished their tenderfoot requirements under the supervision of Mr. Rodgers and Jimmie Smith. Mr. Rodgers announced th;U he had received the book announcing the spring camporee which will be held at Big Lake Apr. 27-29. More than 100 boys are expected to attend. Scouts are to report to the camp site Apr. 27 at 3:30 and will return Sunday afternoon. Brad Govan of Osceola will assist Bill Steinslek, district camp director of Blytheville, in directing activities along with Raymond Powers, Jim Gnr- ner and Don Elslander. The boys were reminded to bej at the Hut Monday for their regu- j lar -meeting. All boys who want to! become Scouts are urged to bej present. I The Scouts were also reminded, that it would soon be time to go to I Cedar Valley near Hardy. j Mr. Rodgers and Thomas Dyer i talked to the Scouts about attending the camporee. Mrs. Kenneth RJcWirter returned home from Chicago Saturday. I Where she had been visiting her father, Earl Hicks, who is very ill. Mrs. George Shedd had as her guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Burley Slayton of Blytheville, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Shedd of New Madrid, Mo.: Mrs. Osha White of Paragould, Mrs. Paul Robbins and children Danna, Harviela, Paillette. Sunday night, her son, Neal, called from New Falls Church, Va., to wish her a happy reunion with nor children. Mrs. Roy Head of Blythaviltt was a Sunday dinner guest of her mother, Mrs. Ida McMlchael. and her sister, Miss Ivcrerm Me Michael. Miss Ethel MoWirtcr felt Friday for Gurdon, Ark., where she attended funeral services tJwre for C. T, Key Saturday. Mr, and Mrs. James Felts of Piu'agould were in Manila Sunday visiting Mrs. Felts' parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Shedd. They .came, especially to be, with Mrs. Shedd, who Is ill nt her home. W. O. Roach returned home from J! Meyer*, nt., ttw la*t at *« week. H« report* Hint the fishing was good, Mrs. RoRoh and the children will remain In Ft. Meyers until school Is out. John Shannon la visiting his son 4tid wife, Mr. and Mrs. Leastor Shannon, In Corpus ChrlsM, Tex., thte week. Mr. and Mrs. James Farrar and daughter Lonnie Sue o( East St. Louis, III., visited with Mr. and Mrs. Phil Benson. Mrs. W. F 1 . Homer and son Billy spent Monday in Blytheville visiting Mr. and Mrs. Steven Johns and family. Montie Grimes and W. F. Horner made « business trip to Memphis Tuesday. Mr. Grimes reports BURIAL INSURANCE W. C. West, Special Agent OTHER AGENTS: W. II. StovaH 11111 Slovall Jr. Jim Stovnll Varnal Deal Homer Miller Raymond Wilson Mrs. W. H. StovaH Mrs. George Barhftm ' $500 burial insurant* with our company provide* complete funeral with steel casket and steel vault if desired. Ambulance policj' pro- Tides 75 mil«e s*rvk«. Phone 3-4431 for further information or contact one of our agent* Cobb Funeral Home Blytheville, Arkansas Home of Union Official Bombed KANSAS CITY (/P)_A bomb Monday night damaged the home of J. that his mother, Mrs. Hattle Mae Grimes, who is a patient in Methodist Hospital there, is slightly Improved. Dale Carter, who underwent surgery at the Baptist Hospital hi Memphis, was. able to come home Saturday. O. Mack, prwtdent at the BulMing and Construction TradM Counell. No one was Injured. Police said the axplotivt apparently was a homemade black powder bomb that wai placul »|alruK the garage door. A hole WM knocked In the door and some window were broken. No one was .at horn* because Mack and hU wife we» attending the state AMi-CK> banquet downtown. "I have no idwi what eocM b»T» caused this," Mack Kid. FOR SALE ON LOCATION RESTAURANT FIXTURES 315 W. Main St. Formerly Known as Gre«n Be«44e Cafe • Bast Location in City • Ready to Operate • Newly Decorated PRICED RIGHT FOR QUICK SALI Phone 3-8468 or 3-8380 PINE BLUFF, Ark. (Hi — Plans for construction of a 57 million dollar paper mill at this southeast Arkansas city were announced yesterday by International Paper Co. The announcement by J. H. Hinman, International board chairman, was released through the Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce. Hinman said the plant will manufacture newsprint and kraft board for packaging frozen foods. The plant is expected to produce 130,000 tons of newsprint and 165,000 tons of bleached kraft boards yearly. > Located on a 4,000-acre site on the northeast fringe of Pine Bluff, the completed plant will employ 1,450 men and women workers. The announcement said a chemical pulp mill and bleached kraft machine are expected to be in operation by September 1957. A ground woods mill and a newsprint machine are scheduled for their first operation later in 1957. "The rapid industrial and agricultural expansion in the South in recent years has made it one of the fastest growing markets in the world for newsprint," Hinman said. "Completion of the projected Arkansas mill will make it possible for our companies to make a substantial addition to the South's t.ewsprint resources and will help us to meet the expanding demand in southern states from locally produced newsprint." International operates H plant at Camden in south Arkansas. It manufactures kraft paper. Hinman said Arkansas was chosen because of its great number of timber farms and Pine Bluff because of its access to the Arkansas River. This will be International Paper's second news print mill in the South. A 115,000-ton capacity mill at Mobile, Ala., is nearing completion. It is scheduled to go into operation in September. International was the first major paper company to move South. Since it openeo its first operation in the South in 1923 it has expanded to nine pulp, papei ana Kraft board mills in six sou&ern states. It em- ployes about. 18,000 workers in the South. ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions Pair* C'oseout Man; Types And C*l*ri \ Price Hubbard Hardware • We'll pick up prescriptions at your home or office, compound them and deliver the medicines—at no extra charge. Make a note to call us next time! Woods Drug Store ra 10 Phone POplar 3-4507 LOOK All DeKalb Seed Corn—White or Yellow, while it lasts $Q50 Per Bu. Gel your seed corn now while our stock h complete and remember more farmers plant DeKalb than any other Hybrid ae«d corn. Your DeKalb Dealer HARDY SALES & SERVICE 1HS Clear Lak< AT*. Blytheville — Phone 3-«frf» DREIFUS WATCH BAND SPECIAL DREIFUS •MRC( Dreifus— Wear Diamonds" 316 W. Main Blytheville nriiT • FLASH CAMERAS KtN I • MOVIIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 LEARN HAIR DRESSING EAGLE BEAUTY SCHOOL 2 NIGHTS WEEKLY AND ALL DAY SATURDAY —-OR SIX DAYS EACH WEEK For Complete Information PHONE POPLAR 3-3262m .YTHEVIT.I.F ami MMMT'I *MM< TNf NATION WITH PENNEYS A t W AYS F1R S T "Q U A 11T Y \ BLYTHEVILLE ARK g/g> fljf 'JjJ/^Q?/ HURRY! HURRY! DOORS OPEN AT 9A.M. BE EARLY ANNIVERSARY- PRICED AT RENNETS... 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NEW WONDER CURTAINS YOU WASH, REHANG IN 7 MINUTES AND NfVCR IRON I * dirt shedding • won't wiH in tH* sun * rot and mildew reiislant * keeps shape thru washing * proved strong agamit crushing Penney'*, price w terrific for these new improved Fibcrtflna curtains, especially with the quality tailoring~ you get! Deep 6-inch rolled-edged ruffles, hemmed and headed tops! White 180 mcfi double w.rtttv <"> or 90 in<h Wngth, $10 pair 9^mA criu 'JO ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL DACRON PILLOWS Two Inrj-e 18 by 25 inch pillows filler! with 100% l)u- ponl Dae ro n Fiherfill! Lightweight, resilient, odorless, allcrgy-frcc. Hose print cover. Cord edged. 2 FOR $ 6 18 by 25 Inches

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