The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 31, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 31, 1950
Page 5
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1950 VFW Urges President to Oust Acheson, Johnson from Cabinet BLYTHEVru.E. (ARK.1 COTfRIER NEWS Dean Acheson Party Planned For O'Dwyer In New York NEW YORK, Aug. 31. (ft— The JiLv hall will give onetime cop Wliam O'Dwyer. its mayor for nearly five years, i gay, noisy farewell today. j A lower Broadway parade, speech-making at City Hall Plaza, and a private party at the Waldorf- Astoria Hotel were on the schedule. The O'Dwyer will wave his goodbye to turbulent years in the nation's toughest political Job and lake a train to California for a vacation. He and his pretty former fashion designer wife will vacation there until Oct. 20. Then O'Dwyer ' will report In Mexico city as ambassador, if, as expected, the Senate confirms the nomination it received yesterday from President Truman. . - O'Dwyer's resignation as mayor does not become effective until Saturday, but City Council President Vincent R. Impellitteri becomes acting mayor as soon as O'Dwyer leaves the city. Impellitteri will continue in the job until Dec. 31, when a new mayor to be elected in November, takes over. ' i, jupne of O'Dwyer's 'tail official ^^s was to release a 750-page, two-volume account of the accomplishments of his- administration. CHICAGO, Aug. 31. (AP) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars, with:' only a few of their 4,000 delegates '" dissenting, yesterday urged Piesl- * dent Truman lo discharge two' • members of his cabinet—Seereury " of Defense Louis Johnson and Sec- rclary of State Dean Ache=on. A resolution calling for "new and competent leadership in the department of defense" was adopted 4y a standing vote by the 4,000 delegates at their 51st national encampment.. Only five opposed the measure. The re.wlution urging Mr. Truman "seek out and appoint nc.w, patriotic and able persons" In the State Department was adopted with only three delegates opposing. The resolutions, charging military unpreparedness and diplomatic plundering, did not name^ Jotimcn and Acheson specifically. But a dozen delegates who spoke from the convention floor at the Chicago arena preceding the vote named them and called oh President Truman to replace them. Policy Condemned "We deplore and condemn the present policy of our department of state, which Is endangering th« 4 very existence of our beloved coi:n-, try," the resolution on the State Department said. It called for the immediate discharge of those "whose Ignorance. misfeasance, and norifeasance have resulted in the failure in the field of diplomatic relations." The resolutions on the oiuter of .Johnson put the encampment on record' condemning "those disastrous and capricious policies and procedures of the "Department : of Defenss which have brought o'jr nation's defense to their" .present shameful and Inadequate condition." Opposition to Xetoltltlon] Opposition tf> the resolutions w.u Ledmby Baird Helfrlch. 'an assistant attorney general in the Illinois Democratic state administration. He proposed substitute resolutions with "less antagonistic language." The convention, which today was to elect new officer* before delegates end their five-day sessions tomorrow, approved President Truman's stand In Korea. Delegates also voted for defense of Formosa, praised universal military training and opposed importation of Russian goods. Charles C. Rails, of SeaLlle. Wash., senior vice commander-ln- chief. is slated to succeed Clyde A. Lewis of Plattsburgh, N.Y., as commander-in-chief at today'a election. Lightning Kills Youth PHILADEL.HTA, Aug. 31. (— Thomas Graham. 16, was hilled by lightning yesterday «s he played baseball in a schoolyard. Graham was playing ball when a storm came up. There was a blinding flash • nd he fell to the ground. 37 Cubans Bettered Dead In Tropical Storm HAVANA, Cuba, Aug. 31. W>— Possibly 31 persons have died in Cuba as a result of a tropical storm that developed into the hurricane now moving south of New Orleans. Pinar Del Rio Province In Wei- tern Cuba suffered the worst blow, with subsequent floods adding heavily to cron damage. Emergency supplies of food and medicine were tn be flown to communities cut-off by wrecked communications. 435 May Die on Highways Labor Day, Safety Council Says CHICAGO. Aug. 31. W>—The National Safety Council said today there may be a record toll ot 435 highway traffic deaths over the Labor Day weekend. The council's prediction was for the IB-hour period from « p.m. Friday until midnight Monday. It was made with the expectation that jjl.000,000 cars will Jim th« nation's streets and highways over the I5ng weekend. And, the council said, th« usual critical minority of drivers will show unreasonable symptoms of great hurry, gross Inattention or helple.c* confusion. . Traffic fatalities last Labor Day weekend totaled 410 eclipsing the previous high of 310 for the Labor Day holiday period in 1M7. In all types of accident.? last Labor Day, Sod persons were killed, a record for the holiday. Included were 53 drownlngs and 87 death* from miscellaneous causes. The previous high r«* 433 in 1937. Louis Johnson Comet Seen Recently It Called 'An Old One' BERKELEY, C»ltf., Aug. 31. f/P> —A comet spotted near the constellation Taurus by Vatican observ- Aujtro/ian Infantrymen * Fn Rout* to Korean War To Bottter UN Force* TOKYO, Au K . SI. (ft- Australian infantryman on their way to Join United Nations forces In Korea flew into Japan today. They trt the first contingent of lh« Australian expeditionary force. Their number was not reported. A spokesman for the British commonwealth occupation forces declined to comment on when they would go to the battlefront. In the Philippines, where the party stopped enroute from Australia, the group was described «s the third sfction of Australian units, indicating 'wo others ilready had reached Japan. Their future arrival in Korea will extend the growing base of U.N. forces. An abbreviated'British brigade landed/ in Korea Monday, bringing the' third national flag to the U.N, ground force. Additional expeditionary groups «r« t armlng in'the Philippines and rhailand. Others have been promised ny France and Belgium. . Mastitis Is an udder disease com•non among dairy cows. LAUNDRY Complete Family Service We Jauntier everything to a new, bright cleanliness—from grimy overalls lo your finest linens! We give your every laundry item, the same fine cnre you would! There's nn extra charge for this special attention. Save lime ... save money . . . save energy—let your laundry do it ill! Phone 4418 for Pickup Service BLVlHEVILLE LAUNDRY-CLEANERS ers Is an old one, a University of California astronomer says. 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