The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 9, 1950 · Page 2
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1050 BLYTHEVILI.E. (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS Conservative Asks Part For Germany in Defense Of W. European Allies STRASBOURG. France, Aug. 9. ffl'i—British Conservative Robert Boothby called today for Germany's participation In Western defense on equal terms with other-nations. la the first major statement in* the European Consultative Asscin- ' nly from a member of his party, Boothby asserted that Western Europe's defenses are "for all practi- cr Jk^rposcs still non-existent," and urjfcl immediate action to mee( the threat of totalitarian Communism. Reliable sources hero previously had predicted that Conservative Party Leader Winston Churchill, *'hen he speaks to the Assembly tomorrow, would propose? the Germans be armed to help in Western Europe's defense. Churtrhill's followers said he would make :? speech of world Importance tomorrow. "Either Germany Is in our Western European Union on equal terms. or she remains out and occupied," said Boothby. "We have to make EDSON (Continued from page 6) already approved. Going even farther than that Congress specified that not, more Hum $50,000,000 was to be spent or the project for the fiscal year ending June 30 1950. By dint of cancelling other contracts, Gen. Hoyt S. Vaudenberj ALT Force Chief of Stuff, managed to scrape together $50,003,000 that he could divert to the radar fence job. Slow Congress an Expensive One Then lie hart to get another ad of Congress authorizing him our choice and we hn've to make it1 make the .switch. He was final]; Gcrniiiti Army Necessity | Boothby asserted that unless • Germany is brou™ht within this defense framework, the Western nations nre not defensible. 'II Geimany conies In, then she will have to make her full contribution to our joint defense on the E?me terms as everyone else," said Boothby, He did not elaborate whether Vie meant a German army, or only German contingents in a European force. Boothby said that Germany, too, has a choice to make, and he adderi: "Mv most fervent hopn is that she will choose to come with us JUL this event, he said, "she will be^entitled to ^polnt out that she is closest to the potential aggressor, and to ask for assurances that we are all in it together from the start, if there should be a start. "We shall be equally entitled to rcoly that, with modern weapons. 100 miles one way or the other makes little difference, that it L= better to fight for freedom than to submit to slavery, and that, if she Is attacked, we will tight by her side." nefense "Vital Topic" Boothby termed defense the "most vital topic of all." anri asserted, "whether we like it, or not we are inextricably Involved in the mo.st desperate struggle for world power that has ever taken place li: human history. We are all in the same boat, and that boat Is at this moment in great peril." He referred bitterly to the Brussels Treaty and Atlantic Pact, say- Ing, "the only visible result of fhr>se j pacts to date Is a number of committees and in a straight fight be- twcen tanks and committees, tanks are apt to win." Sources close to Churchill con- fxjfced he will speak on Western European defense, but- they would give no details. They said Britain's wartime lender ss'll write the final draft of his speech tonight. Other reliable sources, however, aaid he would propose the formation of German divisions, within the Allied occupation forces in Germany. Nearly all ths speakers In the Assembly debate so far have urged an increase In, and a combination »of, Europe's defense potential apainst the threat of & Soviet attack. ready lo 20 ahead with the projec 1 only at the end of last December, A little over $42.003,03:) worth of existing radar equipment—mo.st ly World War II material—was tnns- erred to the fence Job. The itfcked in with four picket vessels which were to be re-equipped fct a cost of S7.000.00fl. But that sill! lef iome $26,000,000 worth" ol new equipment to be procured. And there was no money for it, that, too, was taken out of othe funds. The original bill authorized some thing over $85.000000 for acquisition •of sites and construction of build ings to house equipment and op crating personnel. General Vanden berg's original $50,000,000 dlverslo went towards that. Defense Store tary Louis Johnson's office kicV:e in with another 51.000,000 from it special funds. But that still left the Air Force 531,000,000 short of money to finish the fence. This is the money which Congress is just now getting around ,to appropriating. In the meantime It has been found that building casts and rndar equipment have both advanced in price. So that instead of costing about 531,000,000 to finish the job, it may cost close to $40,000,000. By monkeying around in this manner and economizing. Congress has managed to run up the costs by about $9,000,000. It's no wonder perhaps that when congressmen now .say, "Why don't you ask for more?" .some Pentagon planners start swearing fervently under their breath. PAGE SEVEN rnixcicss' iinsiiAN'n ASKS nr STATUS—mart Gimii, <ica> who married Princess Fathia o( Egypt and moused the wrath of hci brother, King Farouk, Is fingerprinted by Herbert H. Rickey of Hie U. S Immigration service after applying for status of a displaced person at San Francisco, Calif. Farouk has recalled Chilli's passport, As a result Ghali had to register ns nn alien and be fingerprinted. IAP Wlrephoto) talian Actress Sued '•or Damages to Home LOS ANGELES. Aug. 9, </n—IU1- in actress Valentina Cortesa faces $G,'2f)8 suit for alleged damages o n Hollywood home .she rented for year, Mrs. Brook Waring i^ewis, a writer, charged that table cloths, sll- renvare and other articles were missing, linen, drapes and carpets and the grounds unrated for di ing the lime Mws Cortesn lived f the home. In e wraug! •ly New England days, hand- Rlls were used for money. If an automobile's headliRhts do not make an approaching car \ r islblc at a distance of 50 f H, they arc incorrectly adjusted. TIRED FROM BEATING BATTERS P--TRY WONDER MIXING HUM'KO L * ^ 1"S ALL VfOErA'BLC REVIVAL Now in Progress The Singing Indians of Ada, Okla. ARE HERE! Evangelist and Mrs, Charles Johnson and Co-Worker, Reverend Flossie Johnston. Services Each Night, 7:45 p.m. Except Saturday Kcv. .& Airs. Ch.is. Johnson and Daughter FULL GOSPEL TABERNACLE Lilly & Vine Streets Rev. K T. Kclley, I'a.slor Blytheville, Ark. One-Man Department Sounds Alarm, Drives FiretrtrcJc to Home EARLVILLE, N.Y.. Aug. 9. (AP 1 ) —When fire broke out in 1'K tvmcv Donalri Russcl rescued his wife and six children, drove five units i_ sound the alarm at a, volunteer firehou?e. then drove a fire truck back to the house. Other volunteer firemen helped Rufssel extinguish the flames. Fire Chief Fn'nk Morgan estimated the loss at 52,500. According to the most, widely accepted explanation, the turkey's name was given it because of Its call-notes: "Turk-turk-turk." Women Cob Drivers Return to Detroit DETROIT, Alig, 9. (ff»>—A sure symptom ot R tightening manpower situation is now at hand in industrial Detroit. The gals are driving taxi-cabs again as they did in the last war. One company reported yesterday that in recent weeks it has hired 35 women. Keeper Teaches Monk; Monk Teaches Keeper SANFORD, Fla.. Aug. 9. (AP) — Zookcepcr B, J. DavLs who set out to teach his monkey a thing or two learned something himself. 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