The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1955 · Page 10
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PAGB TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH IT, 1955 W/iaf Now in Yalta Issue? Nothing But More Talk, Argument By JAMES MABLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — What happens now that the Yalta papers have finally been made public? More talk. That's all There's not much new in them. The main points in the Yalta agreements have been known for years. Politicians, Democrats and Republicans, will argue about Yalta, ns they have for a-decade. The papers may have an influence on the 1956 elections. But that's doubtful simply because the main points have been long known and discussed. Russia broke agreements made at Yalta among President Roosevelt. Prime Minister Churchill and Premier Stalin. That was 10 years ago. The United States can't undo the damage done by Russia except by going to war. For example: Russia agreed to let the East Europeans have free governments but then enslaved them: .it agreed to deal with Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist Chinese but let the Red Chinese have captured Japanese weapons to conquer Chiang. Nothing- But Talk Without fighting Russia, the United States can't liberate Eastern Europe. Without, fighting Red China, it can't restore Chiang. Since the United States has no intention of doing either, there's nothing left but talk. The Eisenhower administration could try to repudiate the Yalta agreements. But there are two good reasons to think twice before doing it: Such a repudiation, since it couldn't mend the broken agreements, would be a gesture only; and if Roosevelt's agreements were repudiated now, how could any nation ever expect any agreement by a future president to stand? President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles probably had both thoughts in mind when they took office In 1053. They didn't recommend repudiation. They simply asked Congress to condemn Russia for bad faith. The Republican-run Congress then did nothing. Even if Eisenhower now asked for repudiation, :he present Congress, run by Democrats, would certainly turn him down. To do otherwise r ould be to repudiate a Democratic president, Roosevelt. 3 Main Agreements There were three main agreements at the wartime Yalta con'erence: (1) cooperation among the Big Three in crushing Germany; (2) cooperation in creating free ;overnments in Eastern Europe; _,nd (3) Russia's promise, after getting concessions in Asia, to gel into the war against Japan. Roosevelt had the advice of his military leaders in wanting Russia to help end the Japanese war fast. Russia did get in, only five days before Japan Quit. Ever since Republicans have criticized Roosevelt for acting, as their 1952 platform said, "without the knowledge or consent of Congress or of the American people." The Democrats have argued he TROUBLE-SHOOTER - Everett Holies, former CBS news analyst, has been hired as a personal assistant by Adm. Lewis Strauss, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. His job will be to improve Strauss' relations with Congress and the public. OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr Miss Bettye Claire Bowles, who was a weekend guest of Miss Bet,ye Spiers at Ole Miss, returned home Sunday afternoon. Dr. Dan Rhodes of Southwestern in Memphis filled the pulpit, of the Presbyterian Church for Sunday morning services. He was dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bryan. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf and two daughters, Nancy and June, were also guests of the Bryans for dinner. Mrs. J. L. Campbell has returned to her home in Spartanburg, S. C., after spending the winter months with her daughter, Mrs. Bill Cromer, Mr. Cromer and three children. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Riley were Sunday guests of Mr. Riley's mother in New Madrid, Mo. Dr. M. S. Nichol is a surgical patient in Baptist Hospital in Memphis. His room number is 723 Annex. Mrs. Nichbl spent the weekend at his bedside. Mr. and Mrs. Minor Adler of Texarkana left Sunday for home after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Harwarg. Mrs. O. Howton of Luxora was honored on her birthday Thursday when Mrs. L. Howton invited friends in for a luncheon. A pink and white theme was carried out In the table decorations and in the birthday cake. A pink carnation corsage marked the place of the honoree. Pink and white stock in a Rose- point crystal bowl was flanked by slender pink tapers in matching ;andle holders. Following the luncheon, the juests showered Mrs. Howton with jifts of costume jewelry. Dr. C. W. Silverblatt, L. C. B. Young, Dave Silverblatt and R. D. Wears were in Jonesboro Saturday to attend the scrimmage game at Arkansas State College. Mrs. Sam Coble has returned home from Memphis where she was a patient in Baptist Hospital. H. M. Bizzell of West Memphis ,/as guest speaker at the Methodist Church Sunday in Luxora, did what he thought was best and that the agreements were good, if the Russians had lived up to them. Roosevelt certainly did not reveal the whole story when he returned from Yalta. In a report to Congress in March 1945, he mentioned only the agreements on Germany, the United Nations and Eastern Europe. It was understandable, for wartime reasons, that he did not speak of agreements on Asia and the Pacific war. But he went far beyond, telling Congress: "Quite naturally the Crimea (Yalta) conference concerned itself only with the European war and with the political problems of Europe—and not with the Pacific war." NOTICE If you are a good body man and would like to make a permanent connection with a reliable Chevrolet dealer, contact CENTRAL CHEVROLET CO. JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Telephone 5-5575—Call Collect Duclos, students at the University of Arkansas, received scholarships during the past week. Alvin Duclos, freshman, was awarded $100 by Sears-Roebuck and Jack Duclos, who was on the honor roll the past semester, was awarded a scholarship of $150 by John Rust Company. Alvin and Leo Duclos, also a student at the University, spent the weekend with their parents. A. G. Brickey was a weekend visitor In St. Louis. Mrs. C. W. Silverblatt was a Memphis visitor Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Owens have returned home from Hot Springs. R. D. Mears was a business visitor in Pine Bluff the first of the week. Those in Newport Monday attending the Presbytery dlstrist meeting were Mrs. P D. Johnson, Mrs. Allan Segraves, Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf, Mrs. H. E. Phillips, and Mrs. Lawrence Dillard. A group from the Osceola Progressive Garden Club attended the flower school in Marked Tree Tuesday. Those who attended were Mrs. Bruce Ivy, president of the Osceola Club, Mrs. Jesse Cramer, Mrs. David Laney, Mrs. Lee Wesson and Mrs. Ed Alder, president of the Junior Garden Club, Mrs. Bruce Ivy returned h6me Sunday night frqm Savannah, Ga., where she went to be with her sister-in-law, Mrs. G. R. Bandy, and her infant daughter, Barbara Ann, who was born last week at a Savannah Hospital. Major and Mrs. Bandy have two other children, G. R. Bandy, Jr., five and Robert Lee Bandy, two. Major Bandy, who with his family are frequent Osceola visitors, is stationed with the Air Force in Savannah. Mrs. Ivy's mother, Mrs. Faye Bandy, of Memphis, accompanied her daughter on the trip. Students from Vanderbilt arriving home this week to spend their spring holidays were Miss Joanne Cullom', Miss Karen Young, David Laney, Jr., and Warren Weinberg. They will return to Nashville, Tuesday. The Junior Chamber of Commerce will hold its charter banquet Thursday night at the library building at 7:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Driver were guests during the week of Dr. and Mrs. -Edwin Page in Memphis. Miss Blllle Galnes Mann, student at Ouaohita College, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. O. Mann. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Driver entertained the Couples Supper Club at their home Friday night. Following supper the guests played canasta. Mrs. C. E. Dean won the high score for the ladles and J. A. Pigg was awarded the high score prize for the men. Circle One of First Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. Ida Tucker. Mrs. D. A. Siler, circle chairman, presided over the meeting. The opening prayer was given by Mrs. Percy Herring. Mrs. D. H. Blackwood rendered the Bible study on "Prayer," Mrs. J. S. McCants led the devotional on "The Power of Prayer." Mrs. Melvin Speck was hostess to Circle Two. Mrs. Jettie Driver, circle chairman, had charge of the program. All members joined in on the program on "Prayer." of her sister, Mrs. M. S. Thompson, In Blylheviile for several days, Mrs. James Cartwright, Sr., of Memphis was a Sunday guest at her son, Dr. Vance Cartwright, and other relatives In Osceola, The Literary Department of tin Progressive Club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. V. Q. Mann. Mrs. Claude Lloyd had charge of the program. During the social hour, the hostess served a dessert course. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Nichol announce the birth of their second child a daughter, born Monday night at Baptist Hospital, Memphis. The Christian workers of First Christian Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Don Fletsher in Joiner on Monday at 6:30 in the evening. Mrs. John Pilkington will be co-hostess. Supper will be served upon arrival of the guests. ThoM interested in viewing Mrs. Fletcher's collection of ceramics ar« asked to come earlier. Transportation will be provided for those who plan to attsad. Contact Mrs. O. B. Moore for reservations. With No Rule of Faith Except the Bible THE CHURCH OF CHRIST MAIN AT 13th STREET BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. Invites You to Hear HAROLD P. SHARP IN A SERIES OF GOSPEL SERMONS March 14 through 23 7:30 P.M. Daily Harold Sharp Subjects To Be Discussed Tonight's Topic "Use of Old Testament Scriptures' Friday Evening: "Blood Of Christ". Saturday Evening: "Payday—Someday" Sunday Morning: "Acceptable Worship" Sunday Evening: "What Art You Worth" Monday Evening: "Conversion" Tuesday Evening: "New Testament Conversion" Wednesday Evening: "Is The Church Essential" Simple Gospel Preaching-Congregational Singing NO COLLECTION EXCEPT SUNDAY EVERYBODY WELCOME m 1 1 m PC BEDROOM SUITE • Double Dresser • Chest of Drawyers .• Bookcase Bed • Innerspring Mattress O Coil Spring • Vanity Lamp • Pair of Pillows Complete 69 DOWN- >25 PER WEEK FURNITURE CO. "Trade with Wade and Save" 112W. Main Phon* 3-3122 was guest speaker at the Methodist flower school in Marked Tree Thursday night at the library build- Church Sunday in Luxora, Tuesday. Those who attended were ing at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. S. E. MurJf is a patier Mrs. Bruce Ivy, president of the Mr. and Mrs. Guy Driver were Baptist Hospital. Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Osceola Club, Mrs. Jesse Cramer, guests during the week of Dr. and Mrs. Alma Morrison was a g it ^^x^^aSL. N*uf Aiffab COMPLETE

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