The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1947 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1347 BI/YTHKVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE O.S.-Panamanian Rift Not Serious U.S. Ambassador Tells Truman Two Nations /Can Reach Accord WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UP) — The U. S. ambassador to Panama Mid after 1 . A conference yesterday with President Truman that he was "sure" this country and Panama will "get-together" on plans for defense of the Panama Canal. The ambassador, Brig. Gen. Frank T, Hines, was summoned to a While House conference 12 hours after the Panama Assembly unanimously rejected U.' S. proposals for dofcn.se of the vital inter-ocean -shipping route. "As other official spokesmen voiced dismay tinged with anger over the Panama action, Hines and the President canvassed Ihe .-situation and Its effect on hemispheric defense. "Asked afterward If lie believed * solution of the apparent stalemate between the two countries is possible, Hines said: ' f "Yes, certainly. I am sure \ve pet together." As Hines prepared to leave toda.\ for his post from New York abonrc: the S. S. Panama, congress ion a' reaction to the Panama rebuff indicated that if a solution Is nol reached, a proposed multibillion- dollar progi ftni for improving an< defending the canal will find lln going tough in both houses and sen ate. Work of Communists Srrn Some congressional and arm aources attributed the assembly' vote ' to anti-American fcclin whipped up by Communists. Hines would not discuss the us se nibly's a ct 1 on or Its reasons. I I wld. however, that he Imagined h would receive new instruction.-; fron his superiors here "at (he propc time." He said he would report, t the State Department on the sttua tton 5oon after returning to Pan tun on Monday. The Unlte'd States at one time ha 134 bases In Panama. It has Snooky and Sharon, Two Good Pals Laurel May Run For President Of Philippines MANILA (UP) — Dr. Jose P. Laurel probably will be an important, factor in ihe 1949 Philippines presidential election. To some Filipinos he is an arch- rollaborator with the Japanese; to some, a national hero. Even though the so-called "pup- pel" president of the Philippine republic under Japanese occupation is now on tiial on charges of treason, there is no doubt that he Is. a powerful flaure In national poll November elections Sayt fait Rtadtn Get More Out of Book NEW YORK, (UPJ-A fast reader develop* a much keener Deception and understanding of the material than the slow reader, Norman Lewis, supervisor of read'-. Ing-Improvement courses for City College's adult education program, ;sald. • '.,.'' j A study of the habits of 100 men 1 and women attending Ills course ; in the last three years shows that slow readers leain less, lie said. "Too-careful reading, where speed is sacrificed by plodding through material," he said, "leads . to ah excessive concentration fin j detail and the result Is that the | reader loses the meat of the text." I • No 'Holy War' Here tics. The November elections this year proved that. j The rhlnnccrfts, once .plentiful Laurel's . trial as a collaborator | f rom *?''{?' to Java,_ seems doomed began Oct. 20 hut recessed conven- " " '"" ' J "~ '" "" "'"' lently during the tatter part of the lo extinction, due to the Chinese ,.,„„ ...,.IM, .... .«,.« „„,,, ,,i IMC , insistence on "sing its horns, blood, campaign. That was to permit him Bnd bonp5 M medicine. to .stump his own province for an anti-administration candidate for governor. His candidate, Fcliciano Leviste, won the governorship of Batangas province with that undisguised support. / May Challenge Roxa* Behind Manila's political scenes, the wise boys are saving that already two dangerous opposition candidates have appeared as possible challengers of President Manuel A. Roxns in the next presidential election. One Is Laurel; the other'is Camllo Osias, former Philippine resident commissioner in Washington, against whom treason charges still are pending. The November elections this year confirmed what most observers already had said—that' the brand ol "collaborator" no longer carries a political curse here. In thh first national election since the I/lands became independent in 1515, the. charge of collaboration turned out to be an Ineffective weapon. Jews and Arabs may be shedding each other's blood in Palestine, but not here. Edmond Cation, right, an Arab from Palestine now studying »t Boston College, was given a home by Jews in their Back Bay fraternity house. Cation is pictured with his roommate, Milt Cans of Urooklme, Mass., Jewish student at the college. Snooky is n 10-nionlh-old bear cub. Sharon Ann Reed Is a 2-year-old Flint, Mich., youngster. The two sot together when Snooky was given lo Sharon's grandfather and great-uncle, James and Ted Middle-ton, on a limiting trip near Blandish, Mich. Now Snoolty and Sharon Ann are great friends, The cub will remain in the Reed home ns long as she (the cub) doesn't grow up. DEVIljS LAKB, N. D. (UPJ—Most students in North [Dakota are barely In the swing ol a new school term, but 11 pupils at the Harding Township rural school near Webster, N. turned 120 to the Panamanian gov-, S c f, oo / j n North Dakota ernment but wants to retain 14 under lease, Hines said. That is Ihc On Summer Vacation proposal which the Panama n.sscmbly rejected., "You can't have an airstrip In 15 minutes," Hlne-s said in explan- Ing this country's desire to keep tile 14 bases in working order. "We felt It would be necessary to have the defense of the canal well planned." The Panama action came at a time when Congress, had before it a proposal to spend $2.500,000,000 on a new sea-level route, supplementing the present lock canal, and on defense to make the canal impregnable even against atomic attack. Comments ranged from veiled threat* of an economic crack-down against Panama to pleas for a more temperature attludc. rx. are enjoying their "summer va- j cation." | 'Die Harding .school is one of I about 75 North Dnkntn rural | schools which operate on a winter] vacation schedule because of the' bad road conditions during the winter .season. Under a regular schedule 1 , stu- dents, would lie faced with the problem of battling snow drifts enroutc ^Sn./^™ to'^ep ou the tr^ drafts during sutUero WC!Uncr - Read Courier News Want Arts. Hospital Tax Suit Dismissed by Judge ARKADELPHIA, Ark., Dec. 21 (UP)— Clark County officials to day lost their attempt to prevent adding a five-mill tax to the 1948 books. The tax was voted favorably recently to raise $200.000 for a county hospital. The hospital would cost • 300,000 with an additional 5100,000 In federal funds. Circuit Judge A. P. Steel oi Tc\ arkana dismissed the application for «n injunction for want of equity. The plaintiffs were counts Judge nick Jackson. Collector Tom Matlock and Clerk Ernest Still. SAVE IN WARDS GREAT AFTER-CHRISTMAS Bedding Sale || 1-3 off FINE ALL-WOOL CHECK FLANNEL BY-THE-YARD Tailors and drapes beautifully. Mix il with contrasting colors. 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BOY'S JACQUARD SWEATER REG. 4.98 Colorful all-wool worsted jacquard sweater. Pullover style. Interesting designs in assorated color combinations. Boys' chest sizes 28 to 36 in. ASSORTED PRISCILLAS REDUCED TO CLEAR Some were $3.98. Few-of-a-kind in plain and dotted sheer weaves! Some slightly soiled, otherwise perfect? Hurry— get curtains at big savings! FORMERLY 2.29 MEN'S FLANNEL PAJAMAS After Christmas sale of these lovely fieecy warm pajamas. Choice of coat or middy style. All sizes. REG. 5.25 "SID LUCKMAN" FOOTBALL Cut-priced for this sale! Has a top grain, pebbled cowhide cover with a double lining that will hold its shape. Official in size and weight. 2400 3 97 2" J98 447 $13.88 Nicely Styled Occasional Chair No-Sag seat, form-fit back for extra ease! Durable cotton tapestry covers. HURRY! SWEEPING REDUCTIONS! REG. 34.50 SOCKET SET REDUCED! A SO-piece set that's really 3 complete sets in one! Only a few left at reduced prices during Wards BIG After-Christmas Clearance Sale! 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