The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 17, 1951
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1951 Europe's Lagging Defense to Hurt 'Ike' Politically, Senator Says After Visit *v IA/-W HW* * T _ BLYTHEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER By JACK BEI4, WASHINGTON. VP,-Sen. Young (R-ND) said today the Western European defense 'program Is lagging and the possibility of failure "ttn't going to do Gen. Eisenhower any good politically." Predicting that sen. Taft (R- Ohlo) will b« the 1953 Republican Presidential nominee, Young «aid Jbe thinks Gen. Dmght D. Ebcn- hower ts going to be held partly responsible for Western Europe's reported slow response to rearmtn« efforts. • "Ike" Being Boomed Eisenhower, who commands the Vorth Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO forces, is being boomed by some Republican* for their party's Presidential nomination. The Gener»l hasn't said publicly whether he will run. Young said the longer Eisenhower wait* to make his intentions known, the stronger Tail's bid for the nomination will grow. >. "It Im't Ike" "I don't blame Eisenhower for what LB happening In Europe," Young- told reporters. "He Is doing a good Job. It Is the State Department that Is falling down. The military everywhere are doing a much better Job than state Department representatives. "But the program IE lagging and H Its ends as pretty much of a failure, that tent going to do Eisenhower any good politically. Thre» An Criticized Toong, back from a European crlUcuKd the French, Italians British for what h« termed their failure to cooperate fully In the military aid program. He said Yugoslavia demonstrated more will to fight and more appreciation of American aid than any other country he visited. Observing that recent tax scandal been given wide disclosures had prominence by European newspapers, .Young Mid he thinks the "corruption" Issue . will be one of the largest In next year's Presidential campaign. "GOP Cant In*," T dont knew how the Republicans could lose this time," he de eland. Rep. Reece (D-Tenn) also played up what he called the corruption iffu» tn a statement yesterday tlaJming that TWt will get from Southern and border state* 300 of tee 900-odd votes he would need for th« Presidential" nomination. Asserting that Taft 1a the man to lead a "crusade" for morality ' the government, Reece declared: Th« Mmk Coftto . Tn the South, u well as tn the rest of the nation, the voters are - disgusted with mink: coats and deep .jSlreere scandals, TWO loans' to "in- luence peddlers, corruption, graft and Income tax frauds. They ' are disgusted with all the minks, pinks and sttnk* in Washington who are destroying tilt moral fiber of our government," . Rert». miniglns Taft's campaign ta the South, said a personal survey convinced him the Ohioan "will hare a majority of the delegates in •11 of the Southern and border states and be will have all of the delegates in most of the states." Ridgway Sends Yule Greeting 'May Almighty God Guide and Keep You' TOKYO. (fly-Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway today, sent Ws Christmas message addre*sed to all members of the United Nations Command ^ind the Far East Command: "I send you my warm and •in- mere Christmas greetings." "It would be Inappropriate to wish you a merry Christmas in view of the seriousness of our present tasks, and the conditions under which so many of you are serving. "My admiration for your achievement* Is unbounded. "May Almighty God guide and keep you." NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58* Last Times Today "CATTLE DRIVE' Joe McCrea Heroic Railman Dies as Penalty Of Efforts to Avoid Icy Crash L'ANSE, Mich. Wj-Dcath was momentum was too much for th.m le nrice brakeman .mhn nh.,,, m ,« T-U, i »,.„ ... . " r . or «iem. the price brakeman John Chapman had to pay for his futile effort to keep train from piling up • --- -~~-....*... *• wt^iiuiijeu a heroic but curve and plowed eight feet runawaj on an lej Northern Michigan track. Chapman, 45, died yesterday the Injuries he suffered in the Friday night wreck near this Lake Superior city. The crash also killed fireman James B. Bennett, Injured two other crewmen. Grade Causes Trouble The train, carrying a cargo of coppen, logs and scrap metal, ran Into trouble while climbing a steep grade between here-and Marquette Mich., in a blizzard. The engim and 22 cars started to skid on lei trades, and the brakes were useless because of a frozen airline So chapman and a companion climbed to the top of the bouncing line of cars and tried in vain to apply the hand brakes. The train's the ground. Chapman's companion, Joseph Drake, and engineer J.'hn Brogan are expected to recover from the ..„. injuries they suffered, The brake and man died in.the St. Joseph Medical Center In Hancock. Syrian Regime To Be Recognized Big 3, Four More Send Diplomats to New Government DAMASCUS, Syria — The , / — e Western Big Three and four other nations sent diplomats to the For elgn Ministry yesterday to give recognition to the new Syrian Government which came to power Nov. 28 In a. bloodless coup, The nations are Saudi Arabia Turkey, It B i y , France. Britain, the United States and Belgium. Lebanon and Jordan previously had sig- nlfled their recognition. The diplomats handed In notes acknowledging . Syria's notice that Col. Fawsi Silo had become the new chief of state, succeeding President Hachem Attosl, who resigned Miss Farmer Married PATTERSON, K. J. Wj-Stage and screen star Gloria Swanson's le-year-old daughter, Miss .Michelle Bridget Farmer, was married last night to Robert Ammon of Paris Read Courier News Classified Ads. MOX Phone 1621 Show Starts Weekdays 7: HO Sat.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Last Time* Tonite RIO GRANDE A REPUBLIC PICTURE —Plus 'CUBAN FIREBALL" Also Latest- News Cartoon & Southland News . ...wv*i i« t uieiri. locomotive overturned at the into RIT Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday Tuesday "Teresa" John Erickson Patricia Collinger Wednesday & .Thursday "FATHER'S LITTLE DIVIDEND" Spencer Tracy Lizabeth Tavlor HERE COMES THE GROOM Warner News & Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "Hard, Fast and Beautiful' Claire Trevor • I Sally' Forrest | Also Ne^s & Shorls * Workman are still clearing Duluth South Shore a^d A°'lar!t!c Line. Lord Perth Dies; Headed League First Sec.-General Of WWI'Peace Group Succumbs in England _--.__.. ,., „„, d Perth, 75, British diplomat and first Secretary-General of the. League ol Nations 1919-33, died last night in his home, at Rogath. In the League days, he was Sir Eric Driimmond. Among numerous diplomatic and political posts he held was the Ambassadorship to Italy from 1833 to 1830, the salad days of Benlto Mussolini. World attention centered on Perth in 1S38 when Britain accredited him as Ambassador to "the King of Italy and the Emu- eror of Ethiopia." Thh aroused storms of protest because It was regarded as British approval of conquest of the realm to Emperor Halle Selassie. Chubby Tot Loses Second Eye in Cancer Fight WOODWARD nlrl. <»..> _..... ** PAGE WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) _ 'Mommy, take thta stuff olf i« I can see." It wss chubby Vernie Smith speaking through bondages, ti he awoke after in operation y«terd«v Vernle, who Is not yet three, was loo young to know that UWni off the bandages wouldn't help. His family doctor »nd an Oklahoma city jpecfallst had ju«t removed his remalnimteye, n w, 5 the climax lo a losing %ittie he had fought with cancer, which coat him his first eye last February. Th» operation c»me-one week after the biggest ChrWmas party Woodwtrd ever uw for a 2-year- old. . r *°* to ™ *** Ml<1 'he boy would b« b bid in > matter of days "with or without surgery." So Cecil Smith a c*n»nt»r, and his wife decided their ton would have an early Christmas. They were overwhelmed on beln« Joined by townsfolk. a\tls and greetings poured In from all over the country. Lcarni New l.tfe White Vernle had the (ime of his Antobuse Tablets Are Fatal to Boy SYDNEY, Australia. <vp> _ A 8- year-old boy died here after having swallowed antabiise Ublets which his father had been Ultlnt to cure alcoholism. Sydney doctors said the boy's death ras the first they had known from the drug. 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