The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1047 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COU1UER 'NEWS '•rench Show Deep Appreciation Of Fruits of Friendship Train As Cargo Unloaded at Le Havre LE HAVRE, Dec. 18. (U.P,)— The Friendship Train for Prance eached the end of the HIT* yesterday when the good ship Friend, the fechfUtened American Leader, docked in this bomb-battered port soon ft*f neon with more than 4,000 tons of food that was loaded on the Friehdinlp Train on a Journey aeross th« United state*. U. S. Ambassador Jefferson Caffe » __ y^Uficially turned over the food o me French health minister, Mme. Germalne Poinso-Chapuls. "Thli If not * government gesture," Caffery aald.- j"It is a spontaneous esture on the part of private citizens living in'the most remote re- Ions of the United States. I have he honor to be their ambassador, nd I have.thfe honor* of presenting heir gift to j(6u." The Ambassador spoke as the first argo net ful^ of food was swung over the side of the ship and down on the Qui! dii Bresit. As the crowd of Trench officials and dock Workers cheered, the first Mle of food—It consisted of cases ed In Italian. Shin's Crew Guest »f clijr Mme. Polnso-OhapulB. standing at the end of a long cargo hangar decked with hundreds of American and French flags, thanked the American people In the nsme of France Idock yesterday night, but was delayed by stormy weather, sh* walt- I cd in the roadstead outside the harbor, and came In with tings (lying ':oday. Drew Pearson, Washington colu- mtiUt credited with starting the Idea of the friendship train, arrived In Pails Tuesday night with Mrs, Pearson and came on to Ijt Harve for the ceremony. City officials and port authorities fleeted th* ship with a gigantic Welcome. toad to O« to tht Nredy A local tugboat company, return- Ing tlie gesture of American friendship, berthed the vessel without cost. During the ceremony a token cralieload of food was Unloaded and turned over to tht four American r«- of grapefruit; juice—came to rest on the dockslde. On the side of the cases were gift nbels proclaiming that the food vas sent from: the United States "in riendshlp." The labels were print- for their benevolent gesture. Long tables lined the hangar. On them were coolers of champagne with which officials toasted their two countries. With the crew of the ship llnglng the rail and tossing candy and other delicacies to children In the crowd, six Paris models dressed In provincial costumes were paraded to the speakers stand as an added attraction. Before tne ceremonies began, all theofficials and other Americans here were entertained at c. luncheon at tlie Hotel Normandy. They were gtiests of the City of Le Hafve The food ship was scheduled to lief organisations which will supervise distribution of the gift. They are American Aid to France, the American Joint Distribution Committee, the World Council of Churches and the National Catholic Welfare Conference. Within the next few days the food In the ship's holds will be trans ferred to a dozen friendship trains provided by the J"rench government The train* will roll across Prance, carrying wheat flour, sugar, macaroni, evaporated milk, beans, peas and baby food to eight 6f the neediest regions of the country. The food will be distributed exclusively among children and the aged. American officiate empha- Senate Okays Restoring of Credit Controls WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, (UP>~ Th* Serial* voted yesterday to re- alore control* on Ifiiultrrterlt biiv- Ihg. By voice vote, I he a*hat« approved a bill authorizing the administration to relmpoa* the Wartime Installment, buying controls Ui»l expired Nov. 1. The m«asur* now go** to the HoUt* *-h*r* ictkni he/ore th« Congressional rrcess scheduled for Friday Is doubtful. The bill would grant the Kdeial Reserve Board general powers to control installment Buying, the board has said that It would restore the regulation preVlMUIy in effect. That regtilittori required down payments of one third and completion of all payments wllhlli 14 months on Installment purchases of such Items a* refrigerators. autpniobiWi, radio* ana other appliances. sited that the shipment Was over and above whatever help Prune* will get under the Marshall plan i The only string attached to Ilia I gift was that It will be given to thosd Who need It most. 1950 Passion Play Ready To Procttd In Gorman Town MUNICH lUP)-E*cept for W nitmtxsrs of the east who still arc prisoners of war, the famous fission Play of OberammergaU Is »1- most ready tot its mo performance, the bUrgermelster of the renowned little Alpine town reports. Most of the principal players h»'« been denailfled, he said. Now the production must, solve only two more blf problems: accommodations for the audience and food for the cast Refugees are housed In ober- anlmergau hotels, he said. The toWh plans to move them Into new settle' ments, but they are yet to be built He enplalned that the playeri tot 1»50 will be elected by a special committee of towhs|teople, since players must begin to lei their Ha.r grow it rrtontlis before the performance, the players presumably will be selected before ne;-* fall. The Clarmlsch denselflcatlon board, which handles Oberammer- gaU'a deiiaiidcatlon casts, sstd It believes most of the players have been processed atid only one has been sentenced to prison, H« Is technician Jakob Burger, sentenced to two years In a labor camp. The others all were declared followers, and were fined but not Jailed. Six Get Scftoforsftips tot Medical Aesearcfi PHILADELPHIA, t*c. 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