The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 15, 1955
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER KEWB Dean of U.S. Senate Predicts- If No War by Summer, then Years of Peace By DOUGLAS LARSEN NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA) — If the U. S. can avoid major war until summer, the odds of having peace for many years thereafter will be good. It may not be the perfect peace, may be blemished by minor conflicts, but there will not be a war, of world annihilation by atomic! weapons. ' Tliis prediction comes from | white-maned Sen. Walter George: (D,, pa.), the 76-year-old Dean ofi the Senate, who is in ari"excellent | position to make it. As chairman j of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee he is a key man in helping to guide America past the treacherous shoals of war. With a Democratic Congress and a Republican administrative branch George's statesmanship is vital. A lesser man could do irreparable harm in the spot. "The job is inherently non-partisan," George says, "and any chairman who kept himself at a partisan level would be doomed to failure." George's recent aggressive support for President Eisenhower's request for authority to act in Formosa is typical of the enlightened bl-partisan machinery which George means to maintain. First, the senator sees eye-to-eye with the President on most major foreign policy matters. "Oh, there may be details here and there where we differ, but it's nothing that isn't easily and quickly worked out," he says. Second, George's 33 years of dig- SENATOR GEORGE'S rare oratory holds the Senate rapt. nified service in the Senate has made him probably the most respected man in that august body. When he makes one of his infrequent speeches, with old-fashioned oratory, full membership usually sits in rapt attention, His years have slowed him slightly. He \vas an enthusiastic hunter and fisherman and still does a little fishing when the Senate is not in session. "But I have trouble, telling whether a dove is five feet away or 15," he complains. His opposition to drinking has always kept him from the liquid type social life here. In recent years he and his charming wife. "Mix Lucy," have restricted their social life even more. His rule is to attend no social function unless it's in the Mayflower Hotel, where the Georges have an apartment. He rarely does that. He's an avid TV fan, however, watching every athletic event and news show until the stations go off the air. He loves to read mystery books when he gets time from his prodigious official reading. It's the careful attention to details of committee work, rather than flamboyant espousal of great causes, which has earned George the great reputation he enjoys in foreign relations and fiscal matters. In this regard the years have not dulled his vision. He's in his office early and stays late, working tirelessly. "He'd come earlier and stay later if the staff would," says bis son. Heard, the Senator's administrative assistant. Another son was killed in action during World War n. George is jealous of the rights of his committee and feels that the chairman's role is not to be either a rubber stamp or negative critic. "Although the committee and its chairman cannot make foreign policy I take a positive position on all matters coming before us," he says. "I offer suggestions and participate in planning when I feel that I am informed on a particular situation," he adds. He now feels that the State Department is cooperating fully with the committee. "They used to call us in after decisions were made and announced," he recalls. "But now they do their best to let us in on planning beforehand and it is working out fine." Because of his age there are periodic rumors that the Senator is suffering from poor health. "I have to knock on wood during the winter," he admits, "but right now my health is fine." This is apparent from his trim bearing and display of mental and SENATE FOREIGN POLICY PILOT Walter George of Georgia catches up on some momentous headlines from Russia while Washington correspondents await his observations on the news. physical alertness, although a weaker man could long ago have' been bowed by the events which I have burdened him. He is proud of his humble birth on a Georgia tenant farm. In spite of poverty he won a good' education, a law degree from Mercer and a reputation as a persuasive orator. That was followed by private practice, election as solicitor of the Vienna, Ga., city court, then to a State Supreme Court judgeship and finally to the Senate in 1922 to succeed fiery old Sen. Tom Watson. He defeated Franklin Roosevelt's attempt to "purge" him in the senatorial campaign of 1938. In spite of this clash with FDR, George continued to work closely with the President during World War II. Theatre Fans I red by Wrong Kind of Show MANILA tfi — Angry fans demanded a refund last night at a Manila theater because they were given a lecture on venereal diseases instead of an advertised sexy stage show. Police were called out to prevent a threatened riot by about 300 spectators, mostly males. One fan said the management had "advertised Live model beau- tics on stage," but instead "showed four fully clothed girls who didn't, even move while someone representing himself as a doctor lectured on venereal disease," station manager James Gordon, who said the announcers were broadcasting from the WNOE transmiter at Belle Chasse, 11 miles from here. They are being fed news by automobile from the station studio. The selection of "Shtiggy Boom, ' a new song, officially was called only a coincidence. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY IB, 1988 Three Men Held In Bonk Robbery WINNIPEG W)—Police nre holding three men In connection with a fcO.OOO holdup ot the Toronto- Dominion Bunk. One reportedly wu carrying about 110,000 and » revolver when arrMtod. The holdup wiu staged y«ut«rd»y by three gunmen who broke Into the bank through a window, waited until employes reported for work and then forced two of them to open the vault. CALL TO ARMS-This series of French stamps, showing French coat of arms, will be issued during November. They will be in brilliant colon of red, blue, yellow and green. Top, left to right: Saintonge. Aunij, Angoumois. Below, left to right: Bourbonnaii, Navarre and Maine. Fast, Pleasant Relief for COLDS' SORE THROAT Best You Can 6et.../vff Mir/Ft wtttrnupff Do As Millions Do... Make Si. Joseph Aspirin Yogr 1sl Choice 200 Tablets 79« • 100 Tablets 49 1 • 12 Tablets 10« WANTED 1000 RUPTURED MEN TO MAKE THIS TEST Kansas City, Mo.—A Doctor's Invention for reducible rupture is proving so successful, an otter-Is now being made to give everyone who will test it a $3.50 Truss at no coit. This invention has no leg strap*, no elastic belts, or leather bands. It hold* rupture up and In. Is comfortable and easy to wear. After using it many report entire satisfaction. Any reader of this paper may test the Doctor's Invention for 30 days and receive the separate $3.50 Truss at no cost. If you are not entirely satisfied with the invention—return it, but be sure to keep the $3.50 Truss Tor your trouble. If you are ruptured just write the Physician's Appliance Co., 130A i Koch Bldg., 2906 Main St., Kansas 1 City, Mo., for their trial offer. Disc Jockeys Hopeful as One Song Record Marathon Goes on and on NEW ORLEANS WP)—A one-song record marathon neared the 24- hour mark today as two disc jockeys hoped to parlay listener curiosity and "Shtiggy Boom" into a winning publicity combination. Bill Stanley and Bill Elliott launched their stunt at 6 a.m. yesterday, the first day of radio station WNOE's 24-hour broadcasting ! schedule. The station has been signing off shortly after midnight. Bill Stewart., program director for the station, said the WNOE tel- e. p h o n e switchboard has been swmaped with calls since 6:15 a.m. yesterday. More Comfort Wearing FALSE TEETH Here Is a pleasant way to overcome toose plate discomfort. FA5TEETH. sn improved powder, sprinkled on ipper and lower plates holds them .inner so that they TDP! more comfortable. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alkaline (nonacid). Does not. sour. Checks "plnte odor" (denture breath). Get FAS- TEETH today at any drug counter. The calls increased as the day wore on and the rythm-blues tune continued to blare, broken only by commercials and newscasts. Early today, the supply of the Four Nuggets' recording and the disc jockeys' voices, used alternately, still heid out: The song was written by Al Jarvis, of Los Angeles, and voiced the plea of a lover for the affections of his love. The pleas are interspersed with the phrase "shtiggy boom." The stunt has trie' approval of PILE VICTIMS: Far FAST Relief that Lasts, switch to THORNTON-MINOR Wotka in minutes, lasts lor hoursl Tliis clinic-proved ointment is a com- ptet* formula with <nifrcclientft lo ro- lievn pain, burning, itchinc. nnrf to help rednr* swelling. Knjoy new'com* fort'—ask today for Tliornlon-Minor Ointment or SnppositoHm, only Sl.OO at any drug itore. Man Alive! . .. WHAT A CAR TO DRIVE ! ftUPBR put yourself In the driver** seat lodayl You're excitedl ... thrilled!.. . atntizctJ! You're at llie. wheel of a flashing new "Rocket" Oldsmnhile! The road ahead unreels . . . the hills seem to flatten . .. the curves seem to straighten! Man, this is action —"Rocket" 202 action! You're driving th« car with that "flying color" flair . . . the car with that commanding now "Go-Ahead" look! So don't he Irfl behind . . , comr. in and go I a lift... behind the wheel of a sparkling new "Rocket" Oldfiinohilc! OLDSIVIOBI L_ $11 YOUR NIAREST OLDSMOBILE DEALER —-————— HORNER-WILSON MOTOR COMPANY, 317 E. MAIN Phon. 2-2056 FOR ITHI HIT USED CAR DEAL LOOK FOR OLDSMOBILE'S SAFETY-TESTED SEAL Want to Pay More for Milk? We dairy farmers don't think you do! We join with THOUSANDS OF HOUSEWIVES in urging your opposition to the Milk Price-Fixing Bills now before the Arkansas Legislature. Senate Bill 142 and House Bill 412 would guarantee inefficient milk bottlers a fat profit A T YOUR EXPENSE/ Write, wire or call your State Senator and Representative in Little Rock TODAY! Tomorrow may be too late! Tell him to vote against the Milk Price Control Bills! House Bill 412 and Senate Bill 142 Are No Good for You! Central Arkansas Milk Producers Association Farmers Milk Producers Association, Ft. Smith Conway Milk Producers Aiioclation

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