The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 30, 1947
Page 5
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THURSbAY,' OCTOBEK SO, 194T V >< BTATHEVILLE (ARKJ COURIER Clay's Decision. Revives Old Feud Military Governor In Germany at Odds. With State Department By R. H. SHACKFOR1) (United Press St:«lf Correspondent) WASHINGTpN, Oct. 30. IUPI — Gen. Lucius'D. Clay's plan to retire as military governor of Germany next year focused a spot- !^|]ight again today on the long- '^ianding feud between Clay* and Hie State Department. Clay's announcement • at-a conference In-.Berlin surprised officials here who thought the Ren- eral had won tlie current nynia with the State Department, during his recent visit to Washington. He left here only a week ago to resume hts dulics in Berlin There has been no secret about the facl that Clay has been unhappy In his Job fur a long fime. As long aa year ago last Summer he tried to get then Secretary o'f Stjite James P. Jiyniro — \vho' P'.it Clay in Use Job'in the first place. — to agree to let him get out. Iv WHS understood that he tried to be relieved of his duties offer the Moscow Conference last Winter and Spring where some of his proposed swltoiss met defeat The Clay' re:i,i nich the Stale Department renctu-u a climax par- ly last Summer when Clay's plan to release the new Increased 'e.el of Industry pliin for Germany was held up by the stale Department utter a vigorous F:ench protest for not having been consulted. Clay's troubles with the • State ^Department have been over many 1. He has disagreed with department officials who.' although also opposing nationalization of .German industry, have felt that.the German people themselves must eventually decide how much Socialism they want, clay has sought policies which , would discourage if not prohibit steps, leading ,Ul nationalization . of the Ruhr industries. .- . - . . ' Disagrees With Marshall 2. He has had difficulties evef since Byrnes left the department • because of Secretary of State the State Department should take George C. Marshall's belief thai over the government-'of- Germany from the War "Department. •3. He has'differetj rather drastically, too. with some of the State Department econprhic experts on the rebuilding of German industry now-; thai economic unification of i Germany p-|" i qrs" impoa.sible. . Clay and his state Department political adviser. Ambassador Robert Murphy, spent several 'weeks In Washington this Pal! in negotiations with the British over financing the Anglo-American Zone o! Germany. But Clay also carried his campaign for clarification pt liis position to high quarters. Among other matters.- it was learned after clay left, he insisted that- Marshall .announce that his plans for having .(tie State'" Department take*'pVlr •'Germany from the Army — except' for policing duties — had been postponed or abandoned. On the eve of Clay's departure, the State Department, •.announced an indefinite 'postpone~ merit. This was quite a surprise to Sfatp Department officials on lower echelons who had reported that'.plans for ending divided- state-war authority in-, Germany were well advanced. - I Clay had claimed that it was , impossible for him to get gor-d. men to take responsible jobs in ihe military government. • sbyip " once they discovered ihat in a few months (he whole .lab might, be Irnnsfcrred. to the St'atr Department Four Men on a Kail Friends of Reformed Bank Robber Seek to Balk His Return to Prison PACT a . L. lubridy, left to right, are doing what comes naturally straddling rail. They are members of the Irish Free Slate An v jumping team competing in th._ National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden, Nov. -4-11. FRIENDS OF—2-18 <]..»- DOVLF.STOWN, Ps.'. Oct. 30. (UP) —Bank Robber James R. Collins, 3d, silt calmly in his county prison cell today, assured that the friends le marie In his 10 years of rxem-' lilnvy living tare rallying to his support now that the chips me down. Collins. A slim and iSleasunl-fac- rd businessman, had the feeling ill those years that the long arm ol the law would catch up with him; that he unmasked tis the convict who (led from an Alabama prison in 1935 atter serving seven years of a life sentence. .That sentence resulted Iroiii » robber 'gang's attempted holdup of the Cltronclle Stale Bank, near Mobile. Ala., In 1928 In which Collins was the lookout man. Bank President Claud* IX Hurt wis killed and Jack Jtuvis, one of the holdup- men, was later executed us the actual killer. "I always knew I wa.s going to be ciuiBht," Collins said today. "But 1 always figured that If 1 liven a good lile and made » success of myself It might help to cut my sentence il ! was cnught and sent back," After his escape while he was a trusty at the Speltmer Prison in Mobile County, Collins came to Phil- Kdelphia, worked In a restaurant for awhile and then moved to Htcli- Imul township lo set up a^ well- digging business. He married Qunkcrtown girl and they have two young sons. Ills Frlrntl* Intervene H« made many friends and was active in community and church a.'faii-s. And those friends, plus nany other well-wishers e«m« to its Kid today. Prison Warden B«rl D. Hxiidy said h« lins been swamped with elcgr«ms from all over Ihr country, from persons offering to help Collins In any w»y they r»n. His close friends arc taking more definite »cllon. t'hey are drawing up a petition to Gov. James H. Duff, asking him lo refuse Collins' •«tradition to Alabama. Collins' Rllorney, Arthur M. Etixt- burn, Jr.. said his client would not walv extradition and Sheriff H. lUymond Ahlum !m not I lie rt Mobile County authorities by telephone. H wiu Sheriff Ahlum who had the nnplrawni task j'esterrt»y of slipping the. handcuff* on Collins, his frleilrt >nd I'.elshbor. But it's Still Not Enough Bible Gaining Strength At Best Seller ' NEW YORK IV)P>— The Bible w being read today by more,, people than ever before, Horurd Klroack believes. Klorack, founder of National Bible Week, Ocl 18 to ». .s«,ld tlie eighth year of Ihe event drew support from Influential persons as well as average men nnd women, He cited a telegram of siippori from President Truman and promises from M governors thai they would Issue proclamations. Mftyorn of ISO cities offered lo make radio appeals urging people to read the Bible. Metro on aid •«• . , ... »treet named • In hi* iMCMr day. , Tlie city henceforth Rooacrtli Aw, i ently named In honor of tfeo IMn President Teddy IMoaoimit w*l fee named Whltfield ^vt. > 's • All realdenta la tbo onai «ON NegroM, Whltfield did farmlnt to Ark- i»aa and Tennaaaoe In hi* yooUL. He hu lived on Rooaevtlt.Aw., for the put 37 ,yeara. ' . For the flrsl three-quarters of 1947, America 1 ! steel mllli produced 32 |«r cent more steel than in the corresponding nln« months of 1946, according to the Amerlctni Iron and Steel Institute. The JMmuiiy-lhiough-^cplember 1047 pfoductlon, »2,«11,-' 051 tons, Vvns only 6 per cent less than the entire ye«r of 1WO, last prewar year. Unt Ihe dctnAiul, both domestic* and under the Marshall uid-to-Kuropc plan, sllll far exceeds Ihe supply or «9iw MEMPHIS, 0«*. HowToRefievi Bronchitis c«uw it COM troubta To bell __ term Ud«o phtan. ud *UI ; to KoUw and he« nwr, t*>d«r, tuned broacnUl •• to hare your money hMk. ' CREOMULSION Wallace Will Begin Speaking Tour HOY. 5 'NEW YORK.' OcL'30. (UP) '--Former 'Vice President Henry A. /Wallace :will begin his nation-wide speaking tour on the subject ol Palestine in New York City in Nov. 5, immediately after his re- turn.from the Holy Land. >! He will be th e principal speaker at a dinner sponsored by the F'ro- gressive Citizens of -America in the notel Waldorf-Astoria. , Other appearances by Wallace, now editor'of the New Republic, are scheduled as follows: St. Louis. Nov. 9; pitusburgh, Nov. 10: Akron and Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 12: Baton Rouge. La.. Nov. 16: New Orleans. Nov. 17: Macon, Ga.. Nov. 19; Atlanta, Nov. 20; Louisville, Ky., Nov.. 21; and Norfolk, Va., Nov. 21. ' -AT ALL THE BETTER SPOTS COIUMS1A BRIWINQ CO. ST. LOUIS Sends you a Friendly Reminder i of Your Look at these Money Saving Specials! RERUN A ' Reg. $1.50 PINKHAM'S VEGETABLE COMPOUND $119 WAMPOLE'S PREPARATION $^09 YOU CAN EXPECT A LOT FOR YOUR MONEY Reg. $U5 Keg. $1.00 CARDUI 89c Reg. 50c Phillips MILK of MAGNESIA 39c Reg. 75c LISTERINE Reg. 50c IPANA TooSh Paste 43c Reg. $1.20 SYRUP PEPSIN Reg. $1.00 PURSANG Reg. 60c SAL HEPATICA 49c Vicks Large Size VAP-0-RUB $|39 OWENS DRUG STORE Womm Itaru about cullies \rnrn 'shopping around. Tbty Iby U'htrt Ibtj git tkt moil for Ibeir money. Thal'i why so many o] Ihtm dtftnd on Ptitiiij'i — mi li'ijr Pflinty 1 $ erirn'i biggtr it'llh each palling yea! October Means Flannelette! Men's, Boys' Pajamas Sanforized'^FLANNELETTE FOR MEN 2.50 VVArm, Mft anri iMnfnr- liei). In solid colon. A, B, C and I). BOYS' STRIPED FLANNELETTE Swell for boy»* winter wear—they're w«rm »nd sction-ciitl Co«t and •lipovecjaoclelii. 1.70 WOMEN'S GOWNS 2.29 Soft, warm sanforized' flannelette gowns! Long-sleeve style cut extra long, extra full! White or floral prnits. Sizes: 15 through 20. it Htmyiceifht Rib CoUon Men's UNION SUITS 1.69 Lightlj flecceii 12 Ib. weight-1 r 1 rib. The»e »rc fall cat with cuffs on sleeves •nd hft, ample.sent fliini. Sturdily tewn btittont, flit locked «e*m«. 36 to 46. ChiUrtn't hnitlrl ' 3-PC. SLEEPERS ' 1,98 Three piece sleepers—OTIC ve«t, two pair* ol pan'tt. Fine ribbed cotton, nipped iniidc — «nd" out. Gripper faslrncr* clown buck and around wnitt. Siic* 1-1. IT omen''t Tufkttilflt VESTS, PANTS The finctt qutlitjr cotton tuckstitch underwear we're had at this thrifty price •ince prewar! Snug-Bttiaid; warm. In tearo*e. Sim: S, M. A and extra large.

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