The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 15, 1947 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER IS, 194T BIATIIEVIM/P; (AKK.) COUtUKR NEWS Missourians IHear Newsman Memphis Editor Tells of Visit to European Countries CARUTHERSVILLK, Mo.. Oct. S. — The picture of Occupied Ka- I rope today, wltn Us two distinct I forms of government, one bM?d on I civil l!h*rlles and Uie other omiaf- I «d to those liberties us Urrca'.s to ] UK own selfish intercs'.s, -.vas rtw- f oerl by frank n. Alii?'. 1 *!). Kil- of The Commercial Aoiwnl, I'MfnipriiK, In ar"p">'t !wt nlcr-.l on ; I h)n recent risit aboard at i Joint I I njeetlng here r>f Sou!!ie»st Miwourl . I «*rflce clubs. j 'He made the visit as civilian ] I consultant to MaJ. Otn. Daniel \ Noce, head of the War Deport- j menl's civil Affairs Division ind ! | Military Government i ,H e told tlie stroup that which I form of government Occupied E'.le chooses, or is forced to nc- cept, dejKmls rm tlie United Sfn"-s' «ucwj>s In helping- Eiirnpa reli«>:ili- l»t« Itself alone lines which point |'up the finer aspects of demo^ra^v. j "If fit abfinf.oii Europe now". he said, "wf can cxiwct anot'nr.- ] conflict within our time." j MW Hear Address Mure than 200 persons hem-el Ihn | ddict at the Joint dinnpr uieeL- ; Ing of service clubs nl the Baptist ^ Church Annex'. The CarutV'svilL" < KIwanLs Club, sponsor, WOF hosts to the Rotary Club mid li)nior Chamber of Commerce of Oaru- ther.sville and the Hayli l/.cnp Club. Mr. Ahlgren was Inti-o-luc-'d by George K. Reeves. atto:". n y. and chairman of the Kiwnris Pro- '. m Committee. t Tracing his 13.500-mile :<ir tour i or nine countries, My. Ahls;:-en ' showed by first-hand observation the difference in attitude be'Aven the Russians and the other Alli"s In the European zones of occupa- • tlon. j In Belgium, the Ncthcrijiids, 1 Germany and France the Anu-rl- : ns were treated cordially and in j some cases enthusiastically But upon contacting the Russians they i were subjected to numerous petty Indignities. For example, the editor sAi:l. nc was denied entry to Russian "protected" Hungary because of n passport technicality which listed only military observers; General Noce and other officers were forbidden to travel the Danube because, officially, their ship was not demagnetized and marine mines ivere st:pected in the waters (but more probably because General Noce is an engineer \vho might sec things the Russians didn't want. seen). There was also the incident when General Noce's plane, attempting to take off from Budapest airport day earlier than the schedule called for. was held or the ground by a tommygun until a colonel arrived to straighten the matter out. Russia 'Not Ready for War "I believe that this incident and the refusal to permit my entry demonstrates the- Russian -Attitude arid method", ~Mr Ahlgren" said. Hefering to a statement by one. high-ranking official that'we were Recreation Program Sponsors PAGE THREl Osccohi semijiolc Coach Rube Boyce and Walter Garland Hathornc. acting captain at R previous game, beam at (lie tiniioimccmuit tliat a Homecoming dance under the Kiwaius bpossumi recreation program. bcii:K curried out this year for the hrst tune, will be tjiven Friday iilRht r.ficr the Homecoming game vilti Rector. With the coach and captnln are, from left to I'lRlil, Mrs. m-rbcijt Slu'npon Mrs. \v. V Alexandria and Mrs. i?_ E,- Fletcher. Kiv.-anians' wives who have acted ns clmpcnmc.s for (lie student socials, Kiwanis president Herbert Shippen, nrul Superintendent of Schools Frank Sanders. at war ri^ht unw with Russia both economically anil politically. Nfr. | Ahlsren said that ''Russia isn't ready nov. - for u-ar. and can't be for six or seven years." Whnl are Hie Americans and other Allie.s doing? For one thing, the United Slates, by teaching young Germans and repatriates tr publish newspapers along American lines, is attempting to encourage that country to think and express freely its own thoughts. "The Germans seem to be cat"'-- ing on that we tire giving them / • facts, not the fancies * to whitn they had become accustomed and which is typical of Soviet papers"), the editor said. WSCS Announces Scholarship to Jonesboro Girl Miss Sue Osmcnt of Jonesboro has been selected to receive the $500 scholarship which is a project of the Jonesboro District Seminar of the Woman's, Society of Christian Service, it was announced yesterday at a district meeting of tlie WSCS at First Methodist Church here. ' In discussing the scholarship, Mrs. . George Stickler of Jonesboro. dis- Wc are also trying to educate i trlct president, pointed out that the them, as free people, along demo- ! project has not been completed cratic lines. We have tatcn defi- j since the fund is below $500. Mrs. nitc steps to demilitarize Germany | Stickler presided during the day's and to move the desire to make j session, at which the First Mcth- odist WSCS was hostess. "It seems to me the Russian attitude is the greatest deterrent to working out a peaceful solution to Europe's problems Men who have wrestled with the problem for a long time are baffled by the soviel psychology, but in net they feel that firmness is the only thing the truculent Reds understand. They arc not going home any time soon and they hope we will get tired This we must not do, tlie editor and pull out. said, pointing out that. Europe needs food and help to get its industries going and its economy straightened out. j "It is irksome to thing of dig- King down for help to Europe, per- ! haps, but a look at the balance sheet, is persuasive", ho said.. "The cost of peacetime rehabilitation Is Yesterday morning's program included a talk by the Rev. Allen O. Stewart, pastor, in which lie used the Bible story of the woman at the well as bis theme. "It is not ' where we worship but whether we j worship in spirit and In truth that ] counts", he pointed out. ,' Mrs. Howard Howerton of Join[ er outlined plans for the year's I WSCS study and Miss Mildred Os- nient of Jonesboro, district secretary, gave an introduction to the course of study on World Evangelism, stressing the various kinds of courses open to women. A play in three scenes, entitled "The Local WSCS in World Evangelism" was presented by Jonesboro women with Mrs. Phillip Calvert of Marked Tree us vocal soloist. Other pans of me day's program Included a skil, "We. the People o[ the United Nations", presented by three members of (he church Young People. Miss Iva Sony, Miss Mary Morgan and Bobby Edwards, under the direction of Ml.ss Mamie I,. Adams. A film was entitled "Seeds of Destiny." Following a luncheon served uy the First Methodist WSCS. Mrs. J. T. Lee of Joiner gave a brief devotional, and a review of the book, "Great Prayers of the Bible" uy Charles M. Laymen, wns given by Mrs. A. L. Harmon. Mrs. H. R. Blevins of Lake Street WSCS briefly discussed the Joint study on China, pointing out whnt each woman could do to co-opcrale in the study. The clD5inc consecration KemttF. was led by Mrs. W. H. Law-born o Jonesboro. Mrs. John Caudill, organist, presented selections dtirlng the day. Wilson WSCS will be hostess .it the next District meeting, which will be for officers' training. Dec. 5 at Wilson. Cornered Bandit Shoots Himself Suicide is Climax To Wild Chase After Bank Looted of. $800 MOCUIA.OUCUI. AU\.. Ol-.l. 15. —A mnskcd bandit robbed the Farmers KxcluuiKp linnk here of $M>0 niul thru shot himself whan i-mticrcd after a wild two-hour cruise by Ihe Imsumid of (UP bunk en-ililcr. police reported today. The bnndll. Idpiilirir-d by' police, ns W. C. Klhrldiie. :io. u'r Alinme. . Alii., forced livo nisUimers nt fum- point lo slnnd minimi Ihe wnll of he bank nml onlern 1 Die mshicr, Mrs. Tprry Pi'pslwnnrt. lo MOOU up il)»ul $800 In bills. ] Police snkl lip Kiivliljcd tliu nioui'y I und (led In mi luiUniiobllc rcntfil i curlier nt Pensncoln. Pin. i Mrs. Preslwood ran next tluor mid lold her Imsfonnd. wliu mivc rlmsc nnnniipd in his own automobile on n illrl road north towiird 1 C'KKxhvny In Monrop Coiinlv. j 'Hie bnndll shot n( Preslwoud's | enr scvernl times during (he chnsp.! One bullet struck tlu> vehicle, slml- tei-inc (he windshield, Preslwooil lain- wild the dnsl inude by tlu> I spppdliiK cm- cm the dlrl road kept Ihe bnndll. from shouthn: more nc- cnrntely. The chnse ciuni'd (hem by (he stulc prison fiu-ni at Atmnrc.'Dep- uty Wnrdeil L. Lumber! nollecd the trouble und he and four i;imnls wllli bloodhounds jumped Into nn uiloinobllc. Jolnlnc Ihe elui.se. Also Texas' Prettiest While win pulling nwnjr from curb on Clierry Stieet. No one w injured und no ivrre.iU were made. Navy Commander Denies Ice Bombs Caused Storm M1ODLKTOWN. I'll., Oct. 16, (UP) —Cmdr. Daniel Hex, who was in chiirne of (he CKperlinenlnl dry-lco iHinibhu; of the storm off (ho South Albnlli: Const, Mild tortny there WHS "one chance In u mllllou" tlml his inlMiton ciuised (he Ocoruln hurricane. Hex. who landed nt Olmsted Field ,nsl night aboard one, of the three :u>«vy bombers that cnrrlcd out the dry-Ice lest, made- the statement In prmse lo a enniphilnl of Police Chief liussell n. llendcrtion cit Flynn County, Oa., who said Ice bombing did this." 'that'dry Osceo/o Man's Mother Dies in Ponfotoc, Mist. Funeral services wera held yester- duy for Mrs. J. M. Mayo, mother of M. lj. Mayo of Osceoln, who died Sunday ot her home In Pontotoc, Miss. She was 73. Those attending services from UlythcvHlu were Mia, Ernest Nalseil, Mrs. Monroe Alwrnathy, Mrs. J. S. lltilsell and Mrs, Hai-vey chapman. Miss Di-l liriulford, Univcr.slly ol Texas Hvveclheait, hits been choser !jy C.ovi'i'Jior Jc.stcr us tlie -prel- tirM" i;a) In Ti-xns lo lie Hie dam piuinci of lUn-c-rnor Jim l ; \i!soi of Alabama ul Hie HiM:ond Amnml All- Day in Tc-xn.s. at. liurllllKi'i'i O.-Uiln-r i-l-L'li. (NUA Tcle|ih(i<<i.l Collide l-'.-luirr i vtui wei-ej ill ivi-n by .lames While of Illvthevil!' notined nt MeCiilloncli. followed hunl Kilii Mnys, la.xi cub driver i-ol- Wiirdcn Lnmlwrt. Mn[ ,„,„. , hl , i,,ie,M-i-tU.n o[ l-'mnl;- Ncnr Gornhvay, IvtlirldKe's ear hit' Ii" "'"I C;liorry .Streets iibotu nn enibnnkment nnd he fled into oVlnrk (his morning. The enr hit n: the woods. When Pre.stvvood fnllciw- — ?,'! hi'/i^ 1 , Kth '' l ,"t.,i llr ; c !;'! llic , Bim '•^••<-'>\™™* »»<" ^^ "•",„ ^.\ lo his hcncl »iul killed hl.n.self. ,,,,„.,.,,„ ,,,, t , miohilo „, wlll: ,. c , H . 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