The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 17, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1947 BLYTHEV1LLK (ARK.) COURIRK NEWS Marshall Plan's Success Is Seen Waiting for the Big Day fti U.S. UN Delegate Sees Overriding of Russian Opposition CHICAGO, Dec. 17. (UP)—Warren R. Austin, u. S. delegate to t>: 'United Nations, predicted ypsli-i-- ! day that Iho Marshall Plan would override Kus-sian opposition and succeed In restoring prosperity to Europe. Austin spoke uoiorc npproximate- ly 5.000 members of the American Farm Bureau Federation at their 29th annual convention. , "H is impossible to guarantee \ that the European recovery program will succeed," Austin said. "But the risk is a carefully calculator! one." He compared the risk to th> chnncp. take]) in planting a crop. , Failure to plant the seeds is more ! serious than the possibility of destruction by weather, insects or dts- ; ease, he said. Austin siiicl that the best wav 10 support the United Nations today was to adopt the Marshall Plan. ; "Tlie Marshall Plan is an csscn- ! tlal part of the task of building a ] strong United Nations," lip said. Seek Tncl of Shorties The Atm'itcjm proposals are aimed at- eliminating the shortage of food and coal in Europe. Austin said. These, he called "key commodities." Their production in Europe surged stter the end of the war, he saiU. but "suffered a relapse" dil'j to a hard \i-intcr and lack of cooperation from the Russians. ''Disagreements between the Soviet Union and other major powers on Austrian and German peac:e -treaties deprived the European economy of one of its richest sources of buth foorl and coal," Austin charged. fcjji.V.'lun the Marshall Plan was aci- Tiiinccd, Austin said that Soviet policy "did not slop at non-participation, but launched an active j campaign of opposition." | Austin said that Soviet tactics in I the United Nations—"the shouting, ] the threats, the intimidation" — faucd to accomplish their purpose and canned uncertain states to swing to the side of the United States. The countries of Europe and asenciei of the United Nations are With (he date set "early in May," screen actress Ida l.upino rind studio executive Collier Young announced their wedding plans lo friends in Hollywood. It will be the second marriage (or each, the star having divorced actor Louis Hayward several years ago. soinf! ahead "despite the setbacks" | lo set up both temporary relief ami j long term rehabilitation, Austin said. Places Responsibility Prc.siclenl Truman, in a message read to the convention by a Farm Bureau official, said that the "American farm family will continue to bear a heavy load of re- I sponsibihly" in meeting the world ' food emergency. "I am confident." the President saiii. "that bath our agriculture ana our industry will measure up to the challenge." Mr. Truman .said that the nation must maintain the strength or ILS farm programs and that "we must maintain our productive capacity Dy conserving and rebuilding our soil to the gicatcst extent possible. We must lay plans for the future of ever increasing, production and distribution for a higher standard of living." He warned that inflation wa.s putting a "great strain" on the na tion's price structure and resources anrt called for action against It. Only really blue-blooded livin creatures are snails, oysters lobsters. WANT LiGHT FLUFFY BISCUITS THAT MELT IN YOUR MOUTH ? AILVEGETABL6 our* Tells Santa Claus ot to Aid Optometrists Uiri'LE KOC1C, Dec. 17. (UP)— inta Claus miiy IK tho nuin boar- g Rifts, but he caunoi advertise ic fuel along will) (lie practice of Jtometry. That was the conclusion readied isterday by Pulaskl Chancellor rank iiodiji!. He weed to enjoin ortli Liltle Rock Jeweler Sum Hi- y, an associate, Or. A. J. Nlcolny nd an luildcnlilled Simla Claus •om (he alleged Illegal practice of ,ilometry or advertising OiUometvlc Tile Slate Hoard of Optnmetry charged that by employing Snntn (o lunul out bills advertising o|>- Umieirlo services unit uromlslnt: to Rlvc away n diamond ring, the Jeweler luul violated u stnie law. Friendship Treaty SOFIA, Dec. 17. cUl')— nulcarla and Albania slRiipd a treaty o[ friendship, collaboration and mutual aid today lit Kritchlm Castle near Plovdiv. C. and S. Criticites CAB fight Killed, 12 Mining -oK'^a'a,^ 8 -^ ;Zi A "* r Oil T <"* k *" C «" W « lo,tay Mriii-k back «l th, Civil | NEW YORKi ^ „ _ ( fa. _ lilglit IKMSOIW were killed and 12 slill were missing In the naming collision of two oil tankers off CuracAo, Dutch West Indies, the Qoast Guild reported today. AinoiiK tlu? Ueail wcr« two women and two children. Tlic vessels, one laden with high octane- aviation gasoline, collided M P«rsoru w*r* meutd, tt eight were Injured *«iMMijr. 6«»rch tor turrlvocn wu ^^ art i^« II, wTwLJtoM • u St Mml tlH- idi nnrt raid „„ _ ', Tlio CAIl ordered the opcrnllims •wlihheld 72 limn* heforo first schc- duled flli!ht.s. 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