The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 19, 1947
Page 10
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J»AG8 TEN BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1947 U.S. Seeks Study Of Veto Powers '•' Opens Fresh Attock I On Russia's Use of •" Voting Privilege 1 LAX* SUCCESS, N. Y., NOV. 19. JWP) The United States yes- t*rday re-affirmed its willingness to modify the Blg'pive veto power jtn th« United Nations Security i Council, and: called for a year's "Joint study .of the veto by the "Little {UN Assembly'' » nc i the Security Council. American Delegate John Poster Dulles laid the program before the UN General Assembly's Political ' Committ** in. a fresh nttack on Russia's use of the great power voting privilege. ' : Dulles underscored Ihe Unllcd States inslstance on retaining a veto power in all Security Council dealings concerning threats lo the p«ace, acts of aggression and pro' posals for economic 'sanctions by the UN. He warned that if the velo were : discarded in such nutters, actions of the security council might' create "a danger of despotism" in International relations, Dulles denounced Russia, however, for "willful" obstruction of majority will in most of Its 22 uses of the veto privilege and snld the "Little Assembly," the full security council and the big five countries themselves had a duty to study ways of finding "better voting procedure" for the council. Granting triat attempts to nmend the UN charter's veto privilege could be vetoed by any of the Big five, Dulles said the veto issue was "so difficult.. .In terms of what ought to be done and. ..what . practically can be done" that a 'long-and careful study was needed. ' "Accordingly," he said. "We a- gre* that the problem should be referred to the interim committee (The. Little Awembiy) for study and report to the next session of : the general assembly. ' "We believe that the reference ''of the qustlon to the inlerlm com: mittee should be coupled with a suggestion to the security .coun- . cil that It set up a committee with • which our Interim committee could consult." ' Th e proposal for bringing the security council Into the study. Ame. rlcan officials explained, constitutes an attempt to get around Russia's boycott of the 57-natlon "little assembly" and bring the • Soviets into the veto discussions • by reason of their seat on the ' council. Dulles added that "it would Be : useful", for the big flye countries , to confer, in private during the • coming .year on ways to soften the veto's Impact. Recalling -Secretary of Stule ! George C. Marshall^ opening etatement to the general assembly Dulles said the United Stales would ••be willing to give up the veto over . all of chapter 6 of the UN charter — the part which deals with Pacific seltlement of disputes 01 ,*cituet!oiL! likely to threaten pence ; In such cases, he argued, a seven- Miss America Treasures Dress Presented by Mexican Officials BY CHARLES WICKENUEKd (United Pre*s Staff C*rre»p«nd«iO MEMPHIS, Term., Nov. 19. (UP) —Barbara Jo Walker, Miss America of 1M7 disclosed yesterday that she had received In the mall » gift from the Mexican government^-a hand-made dress valued at $1.200. Barbara visited Mexico auer being crowned at the Atlantic City, N, J., beauty pageant. Barbara said she was "amazcri" when' the huge box arrived and wondered what it contained. "ft was a beautiful surprise," she ' said. "I certainly do apprepriale the Mexican government'g/thought- fulness. :/' "I'm looking forwa'rd to an t>> casion when 1 will be able to wear it." The dress, described by Barbara as a Mexican costume wilh hoop- skirted petticoat weighs ten pounds. It was sent here al the direction of Dr. Hector Perez Martinez, minister of the interior. | Thousands of sparkling -colored military ' sec )Uinii im d phinestones are harid- Iscwn into the elaborately emuroid- I ereti dress. The dress fabric is of velvet and satin. The Mexican government's crest, an'eagle with a serpent in its mouth, Is embroidered on the bodice, the eagle of fiery diamond, bright rhlncstone, and the serpent in red and green stones. * The hooped skirt Is made of grec" 1 . satin and black velvet. Bands ol gold sequins cover the perimeter ol the satin in Mexico's tri-coiors, red, green and white. A broad, hand-woven silk sash fits tightly iiI)out the waist. Large roses and exotic tropical flowers ure embroidered on the black velvei of the bodice and skirt In green ed, blue, gold, and fuchsia sequins. Asked when and where she expected to wear the dress, Barbara aid, "I'd love to wear it at the Christmas carnival in Birmingham, Ala., next week, but I don't know what they have in mind for n»c ,o wear." She will attend the carnival Nov. 20, along with beauties from South and Central America. Barbara's fiance Dr. John Hummel-watched Barbara model the dress at her home. "Golly, now I'm Just dying to s; to a costume ball." • Okay from Birmingham BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 19.- (UPJ—This city will be highly lion ored by Barbara Jo Walker, Mis. America of 1M7, wearing her 11,20;. Mexican dress at the Christmas carnival here next week, chairman Al Dcfuniftk said yesterday. It will be especially appropriate for.the huge Christmas parade be- fore some 400,000 people, Defunlak said. He said that. Miss Walker, as representative of the United Slalcs Iwre, will be the only one of some 76 "prirlcesses" from Latin American countries, the Southern dates and Alabama cities permitted to select her own costume for the grand Christmas ball., Negro Coolc Scrv* Lives Of Guests in Hotel Fire RADFORD, V». Nov. IJ. (U.P.) —A cool-headed waitress and a Negro cook were credited today with possibly saving the lives of several hotel guests when (Ire swept through the three-»tory Dixie Inn yesterday. The cook, Louise Dehart, saw smoke sifting Into the hotel kitchen from an adjoining stove •nd gave the alarm. Mr*, Vera Saul, a waitress In the Coffee Shop, calmly rang the rooms of the 23 guests as the flames spread to the hotel. Firemen rescued two guest* from third-Hour rooms with laddert. The others made their war to th< lobby safely. Damage from the teven-hour fire' was estimated at $250,000. The blaze destroyed the hotel, and four oilier business houses before It was brought under control by firemen from RadTord, Chrlstians- burg and Puhiskl. Wonder Drug Used To Save Plants TUCSON, Ariz. (UP)—Dr. J. G Brown of the University of Arizona report* that, streptomycin — Hie latest wonder drug In the fight against human' ailments—has been used successfully to combat plant diseases. Dr. Brown said that in experiments here, the antibloti^, drug has been used satlsfactorlly J ln the disinfection of plum and budwood trees without harm to the plants. He added that streptomycin was parlcularly effective io killing plant germs which cause rot and '- blackspot- Thus far, he said, it has been found that the drug will make it possible to grow unlnfected nursery stock, even of very susceptible varieties, such as Japanese plum. nation majority of the security council should be free to recommend remedies and to launch Inquiries.. Dulles recognized, the necessity of getting Russia to agree on any real changes lu the veto practice, saying that "practical results" would be Impossible if Russia 'or any other great power dissented. Heartiest Congratulations to KIRBY BROS. in the Opening of the New HIWAY DRUG STORE the Plumbing Facilities in .•' -•'' this New Store Were Installed by Archie Lovelace ARCHIE LOVELACE Plumber Congratulations And Best Wishes to Kirby Bros. In Opening a Truly Modern Drug Store at Main and Division We are proud to have played the major part in furnishing this Drug Store, which is one of the finest in this area. HUBBARD FURNITURE COMPANY CONGRATULATIONS, KIRBY'S, ON YOUR NEW HIGHWAY DRUG STORE One of the Finest in the State of Arkansas \, " v,.-.. The Installation of All Facilities and Fixtures in This Modern Store Was Under the Personal Supervision of M. D. Tullos. . Tullos Service Co. , Commercial Refrigeration Air Conditioning Installations and Service •...•._

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