THURSDAY, APRIL 7,1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Carney Fuss May Mark End To Off -the -Record Dinners WASHINGTON (AP) By JAMES MABLOW AsipcUtKl Press Newi Analytt The admirals and generals and high government officials will dinner with newsmen March 24. There's been indigestion in Washington ever since. President Eisenhower disagrees with what Carney Is reported to have said. Carney denies he said what some reporters wrote that he said. And newsmen who were there can't agree imong themselves on what he said. As a result of this all-around foulup, off-the-record dinners may cease for a while. Probably not for long though. Newsmen and high government officials have been getting together at them for years. The officials are the invited guests of the reporters. This is the purpose: To get inside information which can be used in spot news stories or as background or preparation lor events that unfold later. One Understanding There is almost always one understanding: The official talking off the record is not to be Quoted by name or identified a: the source of the Information. This doesn't always work. If the news he gives out is sensational enough, his name eventually may leak out. But If the Individual doing the talking can't be Identified in a story, how then can reporters get out to the public the information he provided? They did it in various ways. And Just because they do It in various ways, it is clear they do not have a fixed agreement among themselves on how the information is to be handled. Some attribute their information to "authoritative sources" or "persons high in the administration." Some undertake to say on their own that what they heard, or thought they heard. 1« « '« ct . " they did in Carney's case. Carney, although not named »t first, was reported by some newsmen as saying the Red ChlneM were expected to start an attack on the Matsu and Quemoy tsUnds by mid-April. Others said he believed the Reds would simply be "capable" of such an attack by then or later. Carney's name soon leaked out. No Information While the. country was still shocked by these stories indicating a nearness of war, another administration figure told newsmen at a similar dinner a few nights later the administration had no information on an impending attack. According to the agreement, this source was not quoted as saying that in the stories which followed. Some of them said flatly Eisenhower had no such information. Some newspaper readers might have gotten the impression Elsen- hower himself said that. Other newsmen wrote that "administration sources" said no attack was expected. Several newspapers later said these stories stemmed from James C. Hagerty, Eisenhower's press ••ecretary " Thl! week denied to a Then Eisenhowei "lad a public Senate committee he had predicted --' j -- B n attack by mid-April. Some renews conference. He appeared displeased with Carney. He said he had no information of an impending attack. . porters who were at dinner with him then said he did make the prediction. Others said he didn't. Employment Picture Improves WASHINGTON Wl— The government reported yesterday the nation's ob picture improved seasonally in March with employment rising a lalf million and unemployment de- ilining 200,000. The Commerce and Labor De- rartments said In a joint report acre were "widespread gains" in actory employment a* well as in >utdoor activity such as farming ind construction. The March Incrcace in employment exceeded the decline In un- mploymervt because a number of arm women and young persons oined the labor force. Total employment rose from 9 938,000 In February to 60,477,000 n March, » gain of 538,000 for the month. The total was 377,000 more than the 60,100,000 employed in March 1954. Unemployment declined from EASTMAN KODAKS Movie Cameras KIRBY DRUG STORES you are a new resident; you are dissatisfied; If If IT it's quality; • T it's service; 11 it's cleaning; Try "400" Cleaning at City Dry Cleaners Free Delivery Ph. 3-3197 414 E. Main New Location DIXIELAND BAITERY Formerly at 511 Chlckaiawka Now Located 413 2l»l St. (Next to Hucy's Grocery) Day & Night Service Roaches—Minnows— Worms — All Types Tackle and Lure Arisen Ready Flash Outfit Complete as SO95 Illustrated 13 Jl Down—SOe a Week O'STEEN—111 W. Miiln TV 'Announcmen All Mixed Up BOSTON W5—An announcement over WBZ-TV last night said, "All mlltt&rjr personnel will report to their DIM* Immediately; all leaves are canceled"—but It wu all mliUke. SUtlon officials uld the announcement came about when network program out of New York had been inadvertently cut In on a local broadcast. The network show wu * dramatization of a hurricane story and had no official status. The station made several i nouncements during the night to give assurance that there was no emergency. 3 383 000 In February to 3.176.000 in March, a drop of 207,000. The count of the jobless was 549,000 below that of March last year. That was the high point for 1954 unemployment with 3,725,000 out of work. ire Trucks ^ascinate Him ARCATA, Calif. (AV-"What hap- ens If you pull that handle?" the tie boy nsked the electrician mak- ig a routine check of fire alarm oxes yesterday. "Why, all the fire trucks would. ome rushing right out here," «n- vered Bill Donahue. Ten minutes, later they did. The ttle boy, not yet 3, was just barely ble to reach that handle by stand- ng on his shiny new red wagon. p'ery Embarrassing OKLAHOMA CITY (fl — Abraam McClory, 33, was to embar- assed to spread the alarm. So he an 24 blocks for an extra pair of ants first. Safe In the new trou- !rs, he telephoned police to report eing robbed by a man and woman 'ho took his automobile, W, his hat —and his pants. Weathervone A Little Cocky BOSTON (.<P)—An observer callec the Boston Herald last night and said the weathervane on the Arlington Street Church was not set properly. The Herald engaged a weathervane expert, Ho\veU E. Estey, who studied the weathervnne nnd said "By golly, it is off. East is where north should be." The Rev. Dana McLean Greeley the minister, said the vane was installed by New York expetrs alter the original was felled by last Sep tember's hurricane. TIRED SHOES MEAN TIRED FEET! Put Spring into your step now! HALTER'S QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main Ph. 2-Z13Z used SINGER sewing machines SINGER* mkchlnM Ukeo In trad*, ^conditioned hr SINGER upuli, mi fully •A»T WITH DOHN rATMUT »S 10W K COMPANY, th«M M.chlBM *r« rMl b.nmirMl f wtl 1ASI IUDHT rillH WIM RANOI Of MODUS AND PRICK COME IN EARLY AND MAKE YOUR SELECTION FOR THE BEST BUY IN A GOOD USED SINGER SEWING MACHINE TREADLES '- 17 PORTABLES *»» 49 CONSOLES f~- 69 50 up 50 50 Buy with Confidence At Your SINGER SEWING CENTER 414 W. Main Phone 2782 Blythcvilk Ark. Can your house BURN OUT? Yes if con. Fire often gcti o long heoditart before it it discovered. Insurance , . and enough of it ... is ihe only anivver lo your financial protection. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 In Tuesday at the woodward Iron i Injured another. Two were missing Co, coal mine killed one miner and I and believed dead. hip to Pakistan SAN FRANCISCO W)—The mine- weeper Muhafiz, first ship turned ver to Pakistan In" the U.S. mutual id program, sailed yesterday lor Karachi. aintings Accepted LONDON Wl — Two paintings by Ir Winston Churchill have been ccepted for this summer's Royal Academy Show, top British art vent. Mine Cove-fn fatal BIRMINGHAM. Ala. (it*)— A cave- THERE IS NO DEATH Commemorates the Death of Death With the resurrection of Christ death has forever been deprived of its power over those who come to God through faith In Ills Son. "0 death, where Is Ihy stlns? O grave, where Is thy victory? Thanks be to God which slveth ui the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." God has flven Ills believers (lie victory over death and the frave Ihroufih the Easier triumph of Ills Son. "I am the Resurrection and the Life," jays Jesus, "whosoever llvcth and bellevelh In Me shall never die." Through Ills death In the place, of men Christ 1ms paid Hie penally for the sins of all mankind. By raisins His Son on Easter morning the Father showed that He luui accepted the payment as sufficient. Easter Is Hie certification of Good Friday. And now because Christ died anil rose again, the believer, too, shall rise to live with him forever. That Is why the Christian poet coulil write, "It is not death to die." Christ has conquered death! You arc invited lo attend (he Easier Sunrise Service Beginning at 6:30 a. m. at (he "Starvuc" Drive-In Theatre. There will he police patrol in front of the theatre for your driving protection. Come early lo avoid congestion. The Rev. .lames V.. Pomeroy, pastor of First Lutheran Church, 6th and Walnut, will be the speaker. Music will he supplied by the Jr. lll(;h School Chorus under the direction of Mrs. J. Wilson Henry. HOT DOGS Dcliciously Seasoned with Our Cliili and C'hopord Onions Take Home Sack 6 'or 1 1100 KREAM KASTLE DRIVE-IN ATTENTION LADIES l-39c Pot Flower for Ic With Each $3.0(1 or More Purchase 1 F.C.GS. l.urse Fresh t Doi. I9e CASOVA IILACK I'KPl'EK. I'ure Ground 4 of, can 2»« S 8-07. FLAVORING, I Lemon or I Vanilla, Reg. 19o ea 2Sc TURNIPS ,t TOPS or COLLAKI) GREENS 10« SWMKT POTATOES »u. J1.99 5 111. Baj Ite POTATOES, No. 1 1» Ik. »«I '•« PUltE HOlKillU.M MOLASSES Qt. 69o M Gal. 11.1* GLADIOLA CAN KI'SCUITS J C»na 2»« Save 75% on Your Garden FRKSII CAHKAC.i: PLANTS 4 Beta. «e FltfSIl ONION PLANTS 4 Bchi. 49o SEED POTATOES 1W H). Bai IZ.1t Complete Stock of Hulk Garden Seed & Plants— Also Lawn Seed & Fertilizer! BLYTHEVILLE CURB MKT. Open till 10 p. m. Every Night Almost everyone appreciates the best. Coke for Easter Hospitality Bring a hright little lift to the Easter scene. Bring out froRl-beailciIholllnsof sparklingCoca-ColaluryourBiiesta. How good Coke is, with its Umgy, bracing taste that, most everyone prefers. And how quickly ils bit of wholesome energy refreshes. llave plenty on band lor Easter, Fifty million times a day ... at home, nl work or on the way "Tliarct notliing like a Coke" look for your Dcnlcr'i Eatt*r DUplay of Coca-Cola — take* home a Carton or Two 12 &» Vl Boflle Carl on Plu« Deposit 50c lOTtltO UNOtl AUTHOIlIt OP THI COCA-COtA COMfANY »t COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE O i«s. THE eoevcou COMMNT "CoV«" t| a r d irada-ms/lr.
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month