The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 21, 1951
Page 9
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ntlDAT, BOCEMBER M, 1WJ1 (AUK.) OOCTHCT man Ellender's Call for Probe Of 'Damnedest Scandals' In Foreign Aid Supported By O. MO-TON KELLY WASHINGTON. C/P) — The demand of Sen. Blender (D-La) for an Investigation of what he called "t^a damnedest scandals" in the i&S. foreign aid program drew some F^publtcan and Democratic support today. Sen. McCarthy (R-wls), » bitter critic of the administration's foreign policy, called for inquiry into Ellender's accusations by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Sen. Humphrey (D-Minn), an administration supporter, said he thought an inquiry would, be in order, but counselled against "any tendency to over-generalize In our crttteiEm." "Must Be Followed 1 ' Sen. Monroney (D-Okla), generally in accord with the administration, said the accusations—which Elleiider contends he documented on a personal observation trip to Europe—"certainly must be followed through." Eilender told a news conference yesterday he set down in 13 pocket- sized notebooks, during i recent trip to Europe, evidence to back up his declaration that "you're going to hear the damnedest scandals In the spending of all that foreign aid money." "Not Throwing Mane? Away" \V, Averetl Harriman, director of the Mutual Security program who returned from Europe yesterday, commented that "we are not throw- Ing money away." He said amounts being spent on mutual defense are "relatively small." Eilender aho declared that John J. McOloy, U.S. High Commissioner in Western Germany, and his staff have been "living like princes" In luxurious offices and dwelling quarters. Eilender said he would demand an investigation and would urge that the U.S. "attach strings" to any further foreign aid grants. Washington To Ban Autos Without Chains WASHINGTON OT — Bnow »nd ice of this premature winter spurred the District of Columbl« Commissioners to take drastic action todiy. They ipproved i plan that »ould prohibit «J1 cars without jldd chains or snow tires from operating along ISO miles of heavily- traveled Washington streets. Which street* haven't been determined yet. Policemen will order drivers without chains or snow tires oil the streets during snowstorms. Traffic Director George Kenelpp jald police will be able to tell who Is violating the rule* by noting j which cars are doing the most ' skidding. i 4-F's Who Failed Mental Exams To Be Recalled by Draft Board WASHINGTON (AP)—The cases of some 300,000 men—who previously failed to meet mental standards ftr military service—will be re- ifcened by draft boards, starting next montii. Congress lowered minimum mental standards when it revised the draft act last summer. Selective Service Director Lewis B. Hershey, announcing yesterday that ths cases of about 300,000 men will be re-examined, made no esti- mate of how many may be found fit for service under the new standards. Hershey said about 25.000 win be called up for re-examlnatlon each month, sandwiched between men sent to the armed forces examining centers with 1-A ratings. Hershey said cases of older men Involved will be re-examined first. Men between 18H and 26 are eligible for the draft. A chamois substitute, for car and window washing and all sorts of household cleaning, if made of » long-wearing, non-woven fabric Impregnated with a special latex. The new' product looks, feels, and absorbs water like the natural product, but wears three times longei and will cost much less. Ladlno clover was introduced into the United States In 1912. Frigid S. Dakota May Ask U. S. Aid By HAROLD 8. MILNER PIERRE, S. D.. (/R—Oov. Sigurd Anderson said today he may call Volcano Area Evacuation Is Asked MANILA W)—An official today recommended permanent evacuation of 40 per cent of the -H>,000 population of volcano - devastated Camlguin Island in the Southern Philippines.... , Arturo Alcaraz. Philippines wea- t er bureau'geophysicist, .said H\ 7 k Hibok volcano Is "continually emitting smoke and occasionally discharging incandescent materials" !7 days atter an explosive eruption hurierf Northern Camiguin under a blanket of hat a^h and lava. for federal aid if the snowbound situation in South Dakota becomes more critical. The state has been buffeted for more than two weeks by giizzards which have coked roads and Isolated many ranches and small communities behind drifts as deep as 15 feet. There are 28 Inches of snow on the level, Hardest hit are the villages of Keyahapa. Millboro and Clearfield in Tripp County near the Nebrasaka border. The communities with a total population of 100, were Isolated for two weeks because of blocked roads. None -has railroad service. 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LITTLE ROCK 4 Years Old 86 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey FOUR YEARS KENTUCKY

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