The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 19, 1956
Page 9
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THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 195« BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB Reds Moving to Consolidate Position as Mid - East Power 87 JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Soviet Union appears to be moving swiftly and with great skill to consolidate a position as a power in Middle Eastern affairs. This is the interpretation most generally placed here on the Russian Foreign Office announcement of readiness to cooperate in United Nations' efforts to make peace between Israel and the Arab'states. , No consideration is being given military showdown with Israel pos- The move, in the view or U.S. officials, was timed to set the stage for British-Russian talks on the Middle East. It was announced as a warship carrying Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchev, Communist party boss, approached English shores for the first visit ever made, by Soviet Communist rulers to a great Western capital. American officials are watching the London scene closely to see •what kind of impact the Soviet leaders make on the people ot England and Western Europe. They also are eager to learn whether the Kremlin pair comes up with any concrete proposals for Middle East action, for progress on disarmament negotiations or _ _. for develompents on other world! were subject to a charge that their at present to extending such an invitation. It might be possible if their London visit goes off well. The Russian policy shift on the Middle East is analyzed here as serving several Soviet purposes At least one of them coincides with the announced abolitiqn of the Cominfdrm as an agency for international Red propaganda. This is the idea that a major aim of Soviet foreign policy now is to demonstrate peaceful and friendly intentions all over the world with the nope of diminishing fear of Soviet power and pulling the Western world into a sense 01 relaxation. Only Bad Influence Until Tuesday the Russians sibly late this year. Some authorities now speculate that perhaps the Russians came to the same conclusion and were alarmed by the possibility of an outbreak of full-scale War in Palestine. At any rate, they now have moved away from full open support of Nasser and have sought to restablish friendlier relations with Israel. This was dramatized when high Soviet officials suddenly ihowed up »t «n Israeli Embassy reception In Moscow Monday. Secretary of State Dulles cautiously welcomed the Soviet change at a news conference, yesterday, but said "it Is important to read the fine print" when deal. Ing with the Russians. Asked about the problems of the Middle East, Dulles said that to the extent they are dealt with In the U.N. "a certain participation with the Soviet Union" would automatically be involved. Serving You Best is our Foremost Concern BURIAL INSURANCE LOGAN Funeral Home Ph. 1-3SI1 issues. Want to Visit V. S. Officials here believe Bulganin and Khrushchev would welcome an invitation to visit Washington. Anti-Stalinism Bringing Back Bolshevik Vets MOSCOW Cfc—Old Bolshevik veterans of the Eussian Revolution are emerging from the shadows into which Joseph Stalin cast them. ' • The officially sanctioned resurrection into public prominence of associates of Lenin and those who joined the Communist party before the Bolshevik Revolution is part of the party's program to cut Stalin down to size. The Soviet press reports that one group of old Bolsheviks met in Moscow's Central Lecture Hall to to lay plans for the observation of the 86th anniversary of Lanin's birth next Sunday. According to their program they will make personal appearances at dozens of factories, schools and organizations to give personal reminiscences of Lenin. 1 Killed, 10 Hurt In Hotel Fire SAN FRANCISCO (&)— Fire swept through a downtown hotel yesterday, killing a man and a woman and injuring JO other persons. 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