The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 19M By Denouncing Stolin; Kremlin. Leaders Burned t Bridges Behind Them By TOM WHITNEY NEW YORK (AP) — Two months ago today Nikita Khrushchev denounced Joseph Stalin By this act he took the post-Stalin leadership of the U.S.S.R. past "the point of no return." By destroying the Stalin myth the Kremlin leaders burned their bridges behind them. They made it impossible for themselves — and perhaps for anyone else — to return to Stalin- type rule of the Soviet Union. Twit's why Feb. 24. 1956 will be gan, and the list of people condemned under Stalin as traitors whose records were cleansed grew remembered in history. Til* Soviet leaders must push forward in the search they began when Stalin died three years ago — for a new Way of running their country. They must ilso continue to seek new modes of accommodation with the outside world. The things which have happened since Feb. 24 are only the beginnings. But they are signposts to the future. t Evenifi Her« are the main, significant events since Khrushchev delivered his speech, the text of which remains secret, but not its major outlines: 1. The Kremlin leaders decided to break the news to the public by word-of-mouth and gradual revelations in the press. The party's Central Committee sent a letter to party organizations embodying some of Khrushchev's Indictment of the dead dictator. These were read to party members, who then went out and spread the word among other Soviet citizens. On March 27 Pravda assailed Stalin directly but with only vague references to the crimes Khrushchev lii dat his door. Other publications then followed — but slowly and with similar gentleness. 2. First sharp reaction came in Tinia. came several days this Georgian city where Stalin began his revolutionary career. The most important thing about the Tiflis developments was that they showed some Soviet people were no longer afraid to undertake an opnen manifestation against the government. 1. The next reaction was revealed in an editorial in Pravda April 4. It condemned "rotten •lements" in the party for using the drive to discredit the party. : 4. Then the rehabilitations be- Led by students, crowds close to taking over for in length. The rehabilitation movement also spread to the satellites. 5. Some people got promotions: Edward Elchab became chief of the Polish Communist party after Boleslav Blerut died in Moscow. Anton Yugov became prime minister of Bulgaria. Vladimir Matskevich, previously minister of agriculture, became a deputy premier in the U.S.S.R. Most important promotion Was that of Marshal Georgl Zhulcov to the Soviet Communist party's Presidium, the first career army officer ever to ascend this high in party circles. This, most observers felt, indicated the Soviet army has increased its political prestige and strength. 6. Others got demonotions vutke. Chervenkov fell from his Job as prime minister of Bulgaria amid charges he had furthered a "personality cult" — Stalin-type rule 7. The anti-Stalin campaign was not unrelated to foreign affairs and one of 1U most obvious manifestations was the Soviet efiort to appeal to non-Communist Socialists to join with Communists in united fronts. 8. The dissolution April 17 of the Comfnform was clearly in- t-nded to further the impression of Kremlin peaceful intentions. Beyond this it was designed to placate Yugoslavia's President Tito. Actually the Cominionn had been inactive for a long time. 9. Soviet agreement to join the international atoms-for-peace organization fitted into this same picture of public demonstration of Memphis Court Probes Teen-Age Gong Fight Over New Drive-In MEMPHIS (fl — Juvenile court yesterday opened an investigation of a teen-age gang fight over "possession" of a new drive-in restaurant. Asst. Police Chief U. T. Bartholomew said the fight was broken up by officers right after it started. Twenty-four youngsters, including four girls, were charged with disorderly conduct. All of the teen-agers, many from residential areas where homes are in the $20,000-and-up class, were released on bond. Bartholomew said the "gang fight" report came shortly after midnight Sunday and six squad cars were dispatched to the street corner. "Some blows were evidently, passed," he said, "but we got there '• Just in time to break up a general I fight." Officers said quite a few teenagers got away in their cars. W. C. Moxley, a juvenile court officer, said the main trouble seems to be that youngsters who live in White Station feel that teen-agers from suburban Germantown are "Infringing on their rights" by patronizing the drive-in. "There were children from some excellent homes among those taken into custody," he said. "It seems the parents just didn't know where their children were at that time of night." Bartholomew said police, knew the fight was supposed to be brew- Ing. A squad car was stationed at the drive-in Saturday night. Carloads of teen-agers arriving were ordered to head elsewhere. This apparently failed to block Forge* 'Backbiting and Petty Jealousies/ Doctors Are Told LITTLE ROCK W» — Arkansas doctors must improve their public relations and forget about "backbiting and petty jealousies" if they hope to defeat socialized medicine, the Arkansas Medical Society was told yesterday. Dr. L. H, McDaniel of Tyronza, president of the society, warned that many of the troubles of doctors resulted from "Insidious slurs against them by other doctors." He urged a halt to what he called "backbiting and petty jealousies." Leo E. Brown of Chicago, director of the American Medical Association's Department of Public Re- lations, said physicians must pep up their public relations and at the same time recognize the right of others to disagree with them. Brown warned that criticisms of "supermarket medicine" and "assembly line medicine"'are hurting the profession. Physiclans s carry a 30 per cent greater patient load than in years past, he said,'' and must be cautions about incidents that lead to criticisms of "being impersonal." . , * -„-'' The 80th annual meeting of the state society opened here ~yesterday. It will continue through Wednesday, Trumpeting Elephants Had to Go DUBLIN, Va. W) — The sound of trumpeting heralded the dawn here yesterday. And two women — awakened from their slumbers — didn't like it at all. The trumpeting came from three elephants in their back yard. They called police to report the elephants had torn down some fences, knocked over several outbuildings and were tearing up their cow barn while munching hay and grain. Police arrived, took a look, and sent a call to all police departments in Pulaski County. Finally, at 4 a.m., the elephants' Bride Scared- No Wedding LOS ANGELES W>) — The organ played the traditional wedding tunes. A church packed with guests craned their necks for the bride to walk down the aisle. The groom fidgeted. The Rev. James Inglis, there with book open, was ready to marry his son, Robert IngllB, 24, and Miss June Wilson, 19. It would have been a beautiful wedding but for one thing. The bride never showed. The bride's mother explained: "She was scared. The wedding's been called off indefinitely." The mother said that her daughter was home in bed. "She almost had a nervous breakdown. And I'm pretty sick myself," the almost mother-in-law added. ,he showdown. The site was mere- y shifted to a street corner some slocks away. caretaker was found. He herded the back to the Dublin stockyards. Officers said the elephants belonged to King Bros. Circus, and were put in the stockyards after a trailer broke down. Texas Fugitive Nabbed in State CON.WAY, Ark. (ft — A 34-year- old man wanted in Texas was arrested at nearby Mayflower Sunday night in connection with several car thefts. Deputy Sheriff W. F. Carter identified the in an as Fred Church. Carter said Church and a companion, Robert Pettit, 20, broke out of jail at Nacogdoches, Hex., last week. Pettit and a brother, Gilbert Pettit, 23, were arrested Friday at Tallulah, La., in connection with an attempted robbery and beating of a Negro. The Pettit brothers were trapped in a barn by a 50-man posse after a 30-hour pursuit. Carter said Church, who was driving alone, was arrested by State Trooper W. E. Ward. The deputy said the arrest came after a car stolen at Stuttgart was aban-i doned a Conway. Church was driv- j ing a car stolen at Conway, Carter said, Church is charged here with car theft, the deputy said. SHARK-KILLERS Porpoises kill sharks. Their weapons are their, tough snouts with which they butt the tende; gill slits of their often larger adversaries. A telephone yon can dial in the dark? A device that answers your telephone while you're away? A "hands-free" telephone? Dreams? No! These new telephone services are here today Don Davis, Telephone News Reporter DON DAVIS Today fc the tomorrow everybody was talking about yesterday. And with today have come a good many new telephone ideas and services that only yesterday were little more than dreams. The current crop of telephone innovations is varied and exciting. Some are fairly simple ideas, others have an almost Buck Roger-ish appeal. But all have one thing in common. Each is here today, real and practical. Each, in its own way, is ready, willing and available to add a new dimension, new convenience to your telephone service. Take, for example, the Light-Up Dial telephone. It's a simple thing. A small lamp lights the dial when you lift the receiver. Just the thing when you want to dial a number in a darkened room. This Light-Up Dial feature is a natural for bedroom telephones, ideal for doctors, nurses, business people who make calls at night. On the other hand, the new Speakerphone K nothing short of modern-day magic. It's a "hands-free" telephone. You simply press a button and talk— without lifting the receiver. The amazing Speakerphone works Kke this. A sensitive microphone in the set's base picks up your voice. You hear the person on the other end through a separate loudspeaker. Can you imagine the advantages for a businessman—hands free to write or handle papers, able to have others in his The "hands-free" Speakerphone. You may write, handle papers, move about while you talk! office for a "telephone conference"? Just ask the businessmen who have discovered the Speakerpbone. To a man, they say "Great!" Maybe you're the kind of person whose work takes you out of the office a lot, yet you need telephone coverage while you're gone. Well, a new answering and recording device made by the telephone company is just the thing for you. A pre-recorded announcement tells the caller that his call is being answered automatically and asks that a message be left. You get back to the office and there are your messages faithfully recorded, your important telephone calls covered. Who says a man can't be two places at once? The list could go on and on and on. You This device answers your telephone while you're away . . . takes messages . . . prevents lost calls. might be interested in to '.ay's stylish decorator-color telephone instruments for your home, a volume control telephone for persons with impaired hearing, a musical chime signal to replace the regular bell. Whichever among this host of modern telephone services strikes your particular fancy, you can bet it didn't happen by accident. They are all part of the telephone company's constant, continuing effort to build and improve your service, keep it the finest on the face of the earth. Sd, even while you're enjoying today's new telephone services, there's this happy thought to keep in mind, too. There are more to come tomorrow—and they promise to be corkers. tight-Dp Dial telephone takes the fumbling and errors out of dialing in a darkened room. Southwestern Bell-Arkansas CALL BY NUMBER . . . IT'S TWICE AS FAST RvW! 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