The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 26, 1948 · Page 11
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February 26, 1948

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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. TTBITOAUT M, I THEY ILLS (AKXJ COTTRTT5R os/tiVe one/ Immediate Action {Alabama May [gainst Democratic Renegades Bolt National Jrged by Mississippi Leader rrn.K ROCK, AIV. veb. ae. ulwtppl aiked Hit Democrats of (U.P.)— Gov. Fielding Wright o( thf 15 Southern slacks to join his In » storn and lmro«diak« »ction to defend "local K-K-governmenl" d to purge from tht party. Trtw militant, Mistissippi governor, speaking hi Little Rook lust night. e*wrt*d President Truman's civil right* legislation M merely the fore- nn»r at legislation aimed U tearing down the "fundamental rights" nd llb«rti« enjoyed by American citizens and stales. Wright aald that Mr. Truman's* vll liberties committee was *.<s!gn- d a subject shout which It had no 1 formation. | Every recommendation \vaS to | rstroy liberty and aimed at the ; estrnetion of everything that has I ontributed to the greatness oi this I lation." Wrigln declared. ; The recommendatlDnji were aim- ' d. he said, towards the dcstrnc- on of traditions and customs ".so •ital to our way of life, particularly the Southland." Calls for Positive Action "I think the time has come." A'rlght declared. "'Alien all the peo-' of this nation should take ae- ion—to protect, ourselves, our cus- orm, our traditions, our institu- tons. "I surest that we oi'Rantze the j *ouih, beginning now. and .see that ; have the proper delegations at- , end the national convention. If ' vp are not con side j-eri. withhold our j lectoral votes from the nominee— , a.st thorn for some good Southern : Democrat." Wright declared He recalled the recent meeting in Jackson, Miss., which deplored ; President Truman's action, con- ! lemned the violation of states' rlpht.i and requested action by the i state Democratic Executive Com- j mittee. He said the committee call- ' ed a notion wide meeting of "all true Democrats." Wright said the location and date would W set j at^r. " ' Wright extended the invitation to Arkansas and other southern : state*. i Urpes Grraf Crusade ' "The time Is at hand when all loyal America]!. 1 ;, wherever they y be, must arise and act iu ' defense of our libei-lies, 1 ' he .1 "Pa.s.snge of an/of the alleged civil rights proposals before Congress is the opening wedge toward our destruction. We of the South- | land invite the aid and active support of all in ihis great t-vusaric- : "Join us in this novel cause— the salvation and preservation of our nation," he said. Not since the days of the reconstruction, Wright declared, has the threat to the South and its institutions been more grave or pressing nor has "calm, determined leadership" been more necessary. The principle of state, 1 ;' rights, or local self-government, which was the cardinal precept of the Derno- cratic Party, is in full rout-,' 1 the Mississippi governor .inid. "Today the so-called leaders of the National Democratic Party totally Ignore the concept of local self-government." he said. "This they do in a desperate, degrading clutch for continued political pr>\v- Expediency, their Hi-considered ideas of the moment, motivate their actions.** . .... The end -victory at the polls their fatal attraction, and they blindly 'veer with the wind to obtain that end. no matter what disgraceful means they employ,** Wright said. Convention MOBILE. Ala.. Fob. 36 (UP) — A Lib A ()i a Democrats yesterday wer* asked to elect only candidates for del«R»t« pledged lo walk out of the Kittiona.) Democratic Convention if an mit.-South program K Adopted. Geaimer T. McCorvey, chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee, also proposed in his statement that Alabama's elector," cast electoral college fole.s for a 11" I Q I Southern Democrat for president. McCorvey said lie issued the statement at the request o[ Gov. J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, chairman of the Southern xovernors committee \vho asked for suggestions lo meet the emergency." Delegates lo the national conveu- tion will be elected and electors will be nominated in the Alabama Democratic primary May 4. McCorvey a.sked the candidates for electors to pledge support to party nomfn«M but to voU President Truman or any other nominee except a Southerner. If the convent ion stiop^A the pre«ld*nt's civil righu program. 'I and the other members of our State Democratic Executive Commit toe arc dyed-in-the-wool Dem- oci-Hts, snd it would previously hurt u.s to be forced to leave the Dcmo- cnutc parly," \\f saiO, "On the other )mnd, we me true Southerners and ; we simply cannot take (he kind of treatment which Piftsldfnt Truman ha.s been hMiultng out to un lately." WARNING ORDER [ '. In Ihr Chiincfry I'ourt. <!hli'k- ; HKawha nistrfct, MliwIwIpiH Cflim- ] • ly, Arkansas. ; Hntiicl Guyman Plaintlfl, I j vs. No. 10/402 ! Mar v CiuyniHii Defenduiil '• ! Th e def e nda n,t M a ry G uym R n U i hereby \\^uied to appear wUhln | i (hirty days In the court named in ' ! \\\f caption hereof and misWfv the [ "nresent \ C0 inpliunt o[ Uift pUlutlff Danlfl ' i Cruynian. Dated this 19 day of February. 1048. j Harvey Monls, Oleifc C'JitiHie F", Cooper, Atty. for Pllf. , Ed B. CooV. Atty. *d IHem. David Ben Gurlon, head of the Jewish Agency in Palestine and premier-designate of the new Jewish state, demanded that Jews be penrmted lo form their i own militia lo guard all of the .Holy Land under control of the UN Commission on Palestine returned to his own country after his visit to the South Shctlnncls and made certain declarations. 1 ' Bevin said. "An Argentine fleet carrying five admirals is now. I understand, off Deception Island. 1 ' Asked whether he planned to take the case before the United Nation.;, in view of Chile's charge Britain violated the UN charter, Bevin reported: "I really must gel this title business settled. People cannot go on interfering with British territories and then, as a result of kicking up a row, expect us to go to the Security Council." Conservative Anthony- Eden said hoped Britain would not rei- ognixe squatters rights lor foreigners in British Antarctica. "1 think any squatters would grow so cold in these islands," Bevin said, ; 'tIi£U they would go on their own volition." he Sensational Week End Sale! New Carol Brent CLASSICS Reg. 1 ? OR I *»/O Slashed to I | ,50 Bevin Favors Court Search Of Polar Title LONDON, Feb. 26 f UP)—Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin told the Hous« of Commons yesterday Britain would bft willing to negotiate with Argentina and Chile to take p case of disputed Antarctica territories before an tnternationnl court. 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