The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 24, 1947 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2<i, 1947 BIATIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Situation in India Still'Awful Mess' 'Improvement' Only Means Deaths Drop To Hundreds Daily BV ROBERT C. MILLER , (United Pwss Staff Correspondent) NEW DELHI, Sept. 24. (UP)—Tile ' "considerable improvement" in India and Pakistan as reported by their governments rneniil merely n dwindling of casualties Jrom thousands to hundreds a day, It became clear today. In short, tins carnage-wracked sub-continent In the infancy of Its independence still is in an awful ; mess. The savage lust for blood still is unslaked. And the decrease in blood-letting was a result only of the imposition of the mast rigid military and police measures. The equivalent of martiul law throughout the land was the only thing which iircventcd the continuance of wholesale slaughter. Five thousand troops equipped for battle were required In Uelhi alone; to maintain a semblance of order. Almost certainly their removal would start the cnmngc all over again. •Both governments \vere deeply involved in the greatest mass mi- Kralion of modern history, involving an estimated 4,000,000 persons who for the most part were strag- . | gling along by whatever means of : 1 transportation they could muster. I Still Threaten Each Other Yet officials still found time to threaten each other with war, for charge and counter-charge, and for broadstroke attempts to smear the sister government. Most cities had huge refugee camps bulging with thousands of half-starved, filthy, hysterical minorities unable to move because of the generally broken down trans- l»rt system. Already disease and epidemics had killed hundreds. The survivors ate, slept and sat in mud and slime from the late monsoon rains under conditions that would make a JajJanese prison camp look Hke a sanctuary. Even military escorts could not guarantee the safety of the refugees. Trains still were being derailed, caravans attacked, villages burned. The Feeling Is-Mutual PAC j Marching Into Gorizia nine hours ahead of schedule u> claim their porliot) or (lie city, split by the |V nev; Halo-Yugoslav border, Yugoslav troops and Americans plarc nt each other. Yanks refused to permit Yugos to cross Ihc barbed wire, marking (lie burdcrliue. * tlmt Ilio atomic bomb of one side may be nii»iu>ieil by iilomli; bombs of the other side—and by something more..,",, 4. On rvt least two occasions, persons close lo the Soviet delegation noted that the American press np- peared t« have overlooked Vlshiu- sky's and Klselev's hints. . llittlsh iV/.nl.stcr of- stale Hector McNeil broke Into his pre|mn>d address lo the assembly yest,vd:iy to dare Vlshlnsky lo sii'ii up anil aiiu" somo monopoly. In unnn- ment.s" which liussla has and would be willing to place under international ownership and control, us America Ims offered lo do with the A-bomb. The Soviet innuendoes automatically recalled lo some observers Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov's eniphadc promise lo the Russian people on October lievolu- tlon Oay in 11M5: "We will have atomic energy," -said Molotov. "And other things loo." \ Russians Kcrp Hinting It was noted also that on several omislonii suite America's bin u- tomle seciel CIUIID out wltli the bombing of lllruililml, Moscow Ka- dlo uud scientists lit es|)ei*.meuls with cosinlo force — .something fnv more cnliu.'lysmlc ihnn utomlc eni'itsy — und In imcU'ai' plivslcs. To ci\l> the will's of xpreulivllon- pTOvotilnx reinntks hrnixl In the Assembly Hull. linm-d Millions World, n iiuiBir/.lm'. |)til)llslK>il yrsti'iilay nil iinirle which suld Kusolu tins inillt, 11)0 new ImUi&trlul clIUs niul lu own "C.il: Ul<tu<'" Litoinlc ciic'rjjy ilovelopincnt in llttle-linown corn- els of the Oovlet Union. Tlie ulflcliil puljllc boiler Hint It still ulll tllki' UusMn several .vein's to set lhi> l>on)l) not lu inen- tlou iniilchlnii nil expnulltui'i' close to Iho $a,oaU.OI)O.COO U vost the United Sliilcs -- still looked more like- Die rciil McCoy lo the UN's lop people than lhe i',ue.-i.swork touched off by Vlshlnsky. Klsnlcv and Co. Hut 11 luisu'i. stopped people Iroin wondering, liskhno men, uurlng a single mean, have been known to coiir cumo meat equivalent to five p«r mil of their tolnl weight. Read Courier News Want AtJj. uy ihe • Dozen • Pound Uushe'l Heiul Cmirlcr News Wain Ads. Soviet Hints About Surprise Bombs Cause Mitch Speculation Ky ROBERT MANNING served that the United Stales "con(United Press Staff Correspondent) siders" itself to be holding "A UNITED NATIONS HALL., Flush- monopoly" over "the most danger- ing. N. Y.. Sept. 24. lUP) — Does Russia have the atomic bomb? Or -something better? Nobody expects the ansn'cr very soon, but the question was being asked more frequently in United nations circles today l>ccause of the hints and innuendoes being tossed about the General Assembly meeting hall by spokesmen for Russia and has close supporters. Almost all responsible oincSaLs of the Western countries still feit apparently that Russia was n long way from harnessing Ihe .atom or bursting forth with some dis- ous fiiinl stages of.. .atomic nian- ufaclmliiR." ^. At another i>oint, Vlshinfiky spoke of the United Stales "believing" it cottld "continue to exercise a monopoly with regard to atomic weapons." 3. On the following day Byelorussia's Kuzma Kiselev told the assembly: "We should not forget MINNIE LEE JONES MUSIC STUDIO Tcnclicr of PIANO THEORY — HARMONY Special Classes for Prc-School Children and Beginners 807 Chickasawbn Phone 29'.M Mcb anger against the troops for ' coyery even more fateful than Am- depriving them of victims was so intense that more and more attacks were being made against the army. Two British officers were killed in the last three days in battles between Indian troops and gangs in the Punjab. The emotions of the already temporarily insane populace were being kept at the boiling point by inflammatory editorials and by dishonest and distorted news reports in the biased newspapers of both dominions. There arc 217 deep oil wells below 12,000 feet in the world, all but three of them being in the United States. The Bohemian bny offers the girl of his choice a small gingerbread cake as a sign that he wishes a dancing partner. erica's development of atomic power. The odds, according to most scientists, favor this belief. That has not stopped a lot of persons in the. UN. however, from taking a second look at some of the remarks made in the assembly last week by Soviet officials — and at an extemporaneous challenge thrown out yesterday by Great Britain in the midst of general debate. Britain Hails Challenge It seemed likely to many that Russia's hinting was the product more of bluff than of fact, and that Britain's challenge was a try 'at bluff-calling. Whatever it was, the record ol the first week's debate in the general assembly provided these intriguing bits: 1. On Thursday Soviet Vice Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky ob- CERTIFY CONTENTMENT FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR, FAMILY/ T* ^ JlIEY will never mention it.,.Lut all your tam- ily will live a more satisfied! life if tlicy know you arc protecting their future—against lliat Jay wlicu, you may not'be on Land lo provide tlieir daily needs. Millions, throughout a wiJe region, Lave profiled and arc profiting Ly lliis extra meacurc of happiness Lrouglit lo llicm Ly life insurance policies kept up to Jalu in Life-insurance Company of Georgia. More llinii lialt a century of proven dependability stands Lack ot tLis institution. I i tiat the {(&W National Guard means to yo A MessageTfromltheiPresident of_the"_United States OWE our existence as a nadon to ihc tradition of service of our Citizens. It was an army of citizen soldiers which George Washington led to victory in the American Revolution. At the end of that war, the first Congress asked General Washington to give his views on what the military polity of the new nation should be. This was his answer: ^ V ' "<QK** ^ V'... every citizen who enjoys the • I protection of a free government, owes not only a proportion of . his properly but even of his per-' j »soual services lo the defense of it.'^ Today the new National Guard gives every man an opportunity to give that ' personal service to his country and at the same time to advance himself. In National Guard units all over the country thousands of veterans and other ambitious young men arc finding the opportunity to study and learn the things that help them advance in their civilian jobs. They arc finding the fellowship that is pan and parcel of America. They arc participating in a sports and recreation program that keeps them fit. And they arc receiving the training that helps keep America strong. Because of llic National Guard's importance to our national defense I have proclaimed September i6th as National Guard Day and have directed thai a nationwide recruiting campaign be con-) ducted to fill its ranks. fM/{Kr/tee ew/ttvup, s V-1^IH \B /.•, f « T> f\ i zr n n . •"_' _ -_ --. —~— •- . trlf INDUSTRIAL LIFE .nj HEALTH INSURANCE CO? DISTRICT OFFICE Hldg. 203 West Main SI. Phone IJ607 \ Company M, 153rd Infantry, Arkansas National Guard ~ South 2nd St. Blythcville, Ark. This ad sponsored by SAUBA'S CAFE 10;; W. Miiin "Col(U. l !<l Beer In Town' 1 PLANTERS HARDWARE CO. 126 W. Main St. Hlythcvillc Hczc's how Ihc National Guard Helps You tay A Education Fellowship * Training Spocts ^ Leadership VJrili 01 vi.U SX^ilif^^,^ kis of the United States lie sure Mom gets n good supply ot Juicy ripe apples iu tlmo for school I Killing and Canning Aplilfs Ji.OO & }3.M Bo. Bly thevil le CURB MARKET 130 I!. 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