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April 11, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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irot Officials Predict West Will Reject Russia's 'Germany Unity' Plan By JOHN M. HIGHTOH'KR WASHINGTON Wl _ Diplomats predicted today the Western pow«« very prdbsbly will reject Rus«l«'s new demand for a four-power conference on unifying Germany. Soviet insistence that any German peace treaty must give a ^unified Germany her own independent army, navy and air force Was seen as a major obstacle lo »n East-West agreement. Russia also stood by her original suggestion that the Hig Four, not the United Nations, should decide whether all-German elections are feasible. Officials here. In predicting rejection of the latest Russian moves, emphasized, 'however, that the final decision will be reached in public yesterday. 5n many respects bombshell. ' an a For one thing. Secretary of stale Acheson had declared lhat it the Soviets sincerely wanted free elections and an all-German government they, would agree to accept the Untied Nations inquiry This was seen as a test of Soviet good Instead of accepting it the' Soviets clung to their idea of four power control of everything to do with Germany. The United states is therefore in a position to claim that the Russians did not measure up on the test of good fail!,. The nearest thing to a new idea in (he Soviet note is the suggestion talks just starling between repre-! '' , ?." "Uernative to a U.N. - investigation, n commission of the BiK Four powers could investigate the conditions for free elections The principle of this | S o [ course, not now in (hat it retains «'S Four control and therefore Russia's veto. , Whether tlio Russians may he Kenlatives of the American. British, French and German governments. The Untied States favors turning down the latest Russian proposal, but it wants full Allied agreement. It particularly wants understanding and support in Germany, A flat rejection poses a touchy problem. It would have to be phrased in such a way as to convince Western Europe that the i Russian bid lor German unity is! • merely a phony but dangerous] propaganda move, and that the West also wants a unified Germany, but under a system that J^'ill safeguard her from Commtl- \TIism. Top authorities here view the latest series of Russian moves. first'set off by a March 10 Soviet proposal, as merely a maneuver to disrupt the Western defense buildup. The March 10 note dramatically reversed Russia's postwar stand against a rearmed Germany. It proposed a unified Germany with her own armed forces—but without the right to Join any. alliance against a World War II enemy. It suggested the u. s.. England. France and Russia hold a conference k> work out a treaty along these lines. ' The proposal was immediately viewed In some circles as a propaganda move because unification is the overriding political issue throughout Germany and any step toward a settlement arouses enormous European interest. On March 25 the Western powers, In a carefully-weighed, carefully- worded answer, did not turn down the tdea of a unified Germany. But they rejected the Russian idea of M.Tt'HBTn^ft '(AUK.y OOT3'H1BK ARIA ARTIST—C h a r 11 e the Chimpanzee gives out with a long, hijjh note, (or maybe he's yawning), at the zoo in Silver Springs. Fin. Whether singing or sighing, Charlie certainly is protesting at the number of funny-looking humans he must view from his cage each day. A BOY AT CALVARY ByJoyHeovilin and Wait Scott Of was if lha soil voice (hot seven times mode itsell heard ohove the founts of hecklers ond waits of women? To the women J«us hod said. Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for Me but weeo for yourselves, and for you; children." And to His torrnentorv father, forgive them; fo, they know not what they do " upon the Dead See at sunssf, iokron hoa 1 experienced the inner peace and warmth he now fed before .JeSus. Was it'the man's patient expres- e eyes, bright against the darkening sky? I prepared at some l ntcr £ ,ag e to i offer real concessions Is stil a siib- j Ject of speculation among authorities here. Kefauver Heads fast PORTLAND, Ore. (.TV-Sen Estes Kefauver heads east today in "tits ?«I'if a ' Bn f °.1 th . e Democr; »tic nomination as President, after getting an Oregon reception of somewhat less fervor than expected. Yanks in Korea Prove Home Is 'Made' with New Type Bunkers WITH U.S. THIRD DIVISION Korea I.fc-Even In the Korean mud, home is what you make it And the U.S. Seventh Infantry Regiment has come tip with something new in battle line housing— n prefabricated bunker. Bunkers are reinforced holes In the ground which give the foot soldiers a maximum of cover—in other words a roof over their heads. The Seventh's assembly line is just behind the front. Two platoons cut Ihe lumber to specifications set T . national German anned force. and a ban on any alliance between Germany and other Europeans. They asked how the Soviets proposed to unify Germany and set up a government, and in turn proposed that the Russians let a United Nations commission look into the possibility of holding free elections in Eastern Germany. There was speculation—and real apprehension — that the Soviets wouW radically change iheir policies mnd (1) agree to Western •ilKBestions for the U.N. inquiry. <»> flatly agree to free elections • t once tinder Big Four supervision, or (3) reverse their postwar policy and display a willingness to reconsider returning to OHrmnny territories now held bv Poland. This would be a high price for » "neutral" Germany, outside the Western power orbit, but some feared Russia might be inclined to pay It In view of ti le definite progress being made by the West The Russian reply to this March |jp note was sent to Washington London. Paris and Bonn, and made Radar Set No Good to Driver Parked Wrong HELENA Mont, M>,_ Louis Hoils- ley of Salt Lake City drives a truck equipped with a radar set that can by the forward soldiers. The bunker kiis are delivered complete. The assembly line even sends along a representative to x- plain how it's put together. All Ihe infantrymen have to do is have a proper size hole dug The frontline soldiers usually'cut their own machinegun slots to fit their particular field of fire, other openings are made beforehand ' Maj. Walter M. Turner of San- tord. Fla.. First Battalion commander, thought of the prefab bunkers. The job was turned over to Lt. Henry D. H ov !e of West Kingston. R.I.,.and Sgt. John M. Healy of West Springfield Mass The only problem facing the regi. ment now is how it win salvage the deluxe bunkers in the event of a move to another sector. At present the assembly line is not worried about this. Everv effort I is being made lo supply each position with the finest in battlefront housing. Year Ago Today Truman Fired MacArrhur Before Anniversary i movements in Kast Europe. United I Nations awaits first peace pro' nasals from North Koreans, troop delegates with this stnre: By Ei) c:ai:.\r,fi WASHINGTON HV-H's anniversary time around Ihe While House One year ago ( O[lav the an . nouncement came in the middle of the night—Harry Truman fired Gen. McArllmr from all his Far Eastern commands. And seven years ago tomorrow, the mnti from Missouri—dazed and frightened—suddenly found himself in a position to fire five-star generals. It was on April 12, 1945, thai Franklin D. Roosevelt died and Harry Truman became President. There wasn't any anniversary celebration at the White House last year. The executive mansion—like the rest of Washington, much of the country and many of the world; capitals—was in a turmoil over the MacArthur ouster, which produccc one of the great controversies the 20th century. Twelve months later tlie echoes and are llkch. in the elcctioi are still rumbling to rumble louder campaign ahead. And each s ciferously as side contends ever that it as vt> was check how fast an approaching car i is traveling. ~ 1 An insurance company sends the truck out so drivers for trucklines the firm insures will stay under speed limits. Yesterday Houslev stopped and Rot his radar set going when he saw a truck coming. There was n crash. The highway patrol said Honsley hadn't puller 1 far enough off the road and anothe car rammed him from behind. Housley paid .1 S10 fine for im proper parking. The truck he wa after got a\vav. Stevenson Set To Clarify His Political Plans Russia Details German Plans PARIS WV -Soviet Russia.'' in it reply to the Big Three Wester i Powers, has rejected the idea of i, United Nations Commission to investigate the possibility of free German elections and has proposed instead creation of a Big Four com mission. STUCCO SHABBY? Get Beauty Plus the Proved Protection of BONDEX CEMENT PAINT Y«or After Year It Outsells AU Other Cement Paints Combined Redecorates beautifully, seals moisture out, protects and preserves stucco and all kinds of masonry walls. Easy to mix — easy to use. Your choice of 12 lovely colora and white. >•*>. P*B., wM,, mot-ti about C 4 O A 0 gallon of rxxfy-fo-utf paint. "T • J U 0 galfon of i-toefy-ro-uft poinf. [Cotofi ilighlty Mghtr) 1 G»t BONDEX from Your Regular Dealer OR FO* THS NAME OF YOUR NEAREST DEAUR PHONE WESTERN UNION ASK FOR "OPERATOR 25" A,- - '' ~ V. Adlai E. Stevenson, mentioned prominently n s a Ocmicratic Drcsi- dential possibility, is to clnrifv ills political plans next week. Stevenson repeatedy has sairl he is a candidate for "governor of Illinois and that is all," and that he hns no ambitions nationally He wase nominated without opposition for his second four-year term in Tuesday's Illinois primary. One person in every 10 In the UnHed_ States received some kind of assistance or training Red Cross 1951. right. Truman supporters say civilian control over the armed forces \va« preserved by the President's ac lion. And that, because MacAr thur's liit-'ein-linrdcr program was not followed, the Korean War was prevented from sprendini?. with the result thai a trace may now be in .sight. McArthur backers say a stalemate hns been brought about by failure to follow the general's proposals: To strike «t Red air bases in Manchuria, to use the Chinese, Nationalist troops on Foi mosa. to blockade the const of Red China. Hart Ihe general's policies been carried out, his supporters say. the war might have ended by now in victory for the U.N. Even President Truman's critics will admit he's lint now the man who felt the universe had caved in on him tomorrow. The nnce t radiates a confidence that'seems to some people lo border on cockiness. He's seldom tense—outwardly at least—these tiays. Particularly since his announcement Ihnt he won't seek rc-elec- tion, the President has given the impression of being relaxed—even serene—to a degree that not even Franklin D. Roosevelt could achieve in his latter days in office. Does this mean that he /eels his just seven years ago self-effacing senator drift through his last 10 months In office? Some people expect him to do Inat. But the Hie have other ideas. One of his stepping out of the field of candidates wits to get rid of liis nt- torney general. J. Howard McGrath—a step he had avoided taking before and one lie could have -sMe-s.lepperl this time. He followed through by ordering (foverflment seizure of the steel industry to hend off a strike—n highly controversial action far removed from any lefs-let-things- drift policy. The fact appears to be that I'resident Truman, whatever his opponents may and do say to the contrary, is convinced he lias clone a good Job as President and is dplernilncd that nothing must hap. pen in the final months of his atl- ministration to spoil Ins record. Eisenhower esidcnt seems to 1 i / • *^ f\ i r fi,st a, s af,e ( VVms 20 Votes In Kansas TOPEKA. Kas. OP.-.The Elioll- iicwer and Taft lorres In Kansas wound up their ficht for the .stair's 22 Republican National Convention Top Headlines Of Milestones For Truman WASHINGTON MV—World War II was pounding to a close when Harry Trtimnn took office as President seven years ago tomorrow. Here, for comparison, are the top headlines of Truman's anniversaries in offices: April 12. 1946 — Sovlet-Iranlaji dispute before United Nations. Gromyko ends Security Council walkout. April 12, 1941—Nationwide tele- elephone strike negotiations "bog down. Secretary of State Marshall tells Moscow conference U. S. will i,ive independence to South Korea. April 12, 1948—Soft coal strike settled; John L. Lewis ordered to stand trial for contempt of court. Colombia breaks relations with Russia after revolutionary riots kill 300. April 12, 1!M9—Truman asks Sen ate to ratify North Atlantic pact Berlin airlift carries on. April 12, 1950—Truman says country more prosperous than ever calls peace prospects brighter than in 19-16. stale Department warns South Korean government to make nternal reforms. April 12, 1S51—MacArthur sup- )orters blast Truman for firing Far . . ~ — - - "-<-.j ma East commander, u. 5. warships job is done-lhat he can afford to reported messing in Mediterranean Yesterday the .state Republican convention elected lo delesate.s-at- l.irge, all favorable to the general Previously district convention!! had elected the other 12 delegates, giving 10 to Eisenhoner and two to Taft. Kansas in Eisenhower'* home stale. Rabbit Skin Prices Drop in Australia . Australia IfT} — fh e rabbit skins here Is the ce 'he depression of the prices today are worse Ilian depression prices because (i f high costs," one dealer said. "When you see so many men going without hats, that's part of the answer Hat makers have been among our bigeest buyers." Demand from the united States onceabig buyer, has also dropped ^ Wft for QUALITY " and ECONOMY! WOKOS U8GCSr 'St.Joseph ASPIRIN K«prp It handy. Eaay to giv*. table-is urn v{ adult cose. An3 children Nke the healthful orange flavor. 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