•M. Bradley Discusses American Strength U.S. Military Position Analyzed WASHINGTON, March 8. (AP> — General Omar N. Bradley, America's No. !• military man, said today that present forces cannot give the United States "an absolute guarantee against a disastrous Mow." "But I feel that we are going to achleva the necnssuy forces to pre- wnt a disaslrous attack from crippling tills country,", the chairman of the Joint, chiefs of staff said In B sjieech prepared for delivery before the Women's National Press Club. "I also believe that our forces in being, and our mobillalion base, will be sufficient, together wi(h the forces and potential of friendly nations, to win a war If It comes,'' lie added. Bradley made a sober anvilysis of nation's m a solid iflltary position compared with that of Russia. He praised the'navy's anti-submarine program and the army's economy- geared emphasis on combat strength at the expense of supporting personnel. Of atomic power, lie said: Alom Pile Is Aid "Our stockpile of atomic bombs, and our ability to deliver them, affords its an Immediate but conclusive blow of retaliation. Our research and development program, not only in bombs and missiles, but in other weapons and techniques, if properly .maintained and supported should contnitle to Improve the position of the United Stales and its friends." Bradley urged that the navy's submarine and anti-submarine program got along "as fast as our research and development facilities will.penult," and added: "I am glad fo be able to tell you, from my personal observation, that we are progressing rapidly In this field." Bradley said that International tension, • increased since President Truman's announcement last September 1 of an atomic explosion in Russia, "has fostered national confusion." He urged American leaders to dispel this confusion by "thinking sensibly, calmly, anil clearly about national security.'' "On the foreign policy of our government., ond 1fs supporting millinry strength, rests tl\e confidence of all friendly nations," he said. "This nation," Bradley declared, "had adopted a long-range policy of inlernatlmuil peace and international collective security. This policy needs the support of a sound, long-range military policy that cannot be bent by each shift in the wind, tempered or softened from day to day." Tf military preparations behind the iron Curtain become the yardstick of these policies, he added, "then the likelihood of peace becomes as unpredictable as the March weather." First Prevent War '' Bradley called the prevention of war "our first goal." But should ' the peace offensive nt any time frtl- ter or break down," lie said "Then •KB are. charged with the protection of the United States by armed yorce. In the meantime, he said, it would be "economically foolhardy and politically • inconsistent for us to maintain .forces in being sufficient to win a major-war." Instead, he said, American military planning called for: 1. Maintaining strength sufficient to prevent disaster in the event of an attack, and strike a retaliatory blow "strong enough to slow down the agressor while we mo- oilize." 1- Provide educational, training and logistical facilities to assure quic kexpanston of the armed Inrccz GOP Seeks to Change Strike Survey Plans By Martin I,. ArrnxsinUli WASHINGTON, March 8. W>— President Truman's request for a commission to study the cpal industry today ran into Republican proposals tfiat the survey include ways to deal with critical strikes. The suggestions for broadening Mr. 'Human's program came from OOP Senators Butler of Nebraska and Watkins of Utah. his request for the coal study commission and submitted a bill to provide for it. Butler noted that the president, in outlining the proposed sludy, said nothing about a more effective way to deal with national emergency strikes. "The President's idea Is construe- Both are members of the Senate j live as far as it goes," Butler told Interior Committee. That group plans to hold hearings soon on the President's legislation plan and introduced on similar earlier by Senators Humphrey (D-Minn). Morse (R-Ore) and Douglas (D- Jlli. In tetters yesterday to Vice President Ilarklcy and House Speaker Rayburn. Mr. Tinman withdrew the mine seizure bill which he sent to Congress last Friday. At tho same time he renewed a reporter. "But I would like to have the commission take « look at tlie feasibility of putting on the books a permanent law which would let the government take over struck plants or mines." The withdrwan mine seizure bill provided for only temporary authority for federal operation. Watkins said the commission also should study if the anti-trust laws oijfelil to be applied to labor unions In a move to block critical strikes. Blythevilie Entrants Win Church Event Bill Godwin Addresses Dell Kiwanis Bill Godwin, former professional football player and now manager of a Blytlicville.s|H)rUng goods store. spoke to members of the Doll Kiwanis ChiYi ,nsl night at a meeting at the High School Cafeteria. Mr. G oil win's address was part of the club's recognition ot the boys' and girls' basketball teams of Dell. Members of both teams were siiecial guests and were introduced by the coach, Charles Kennelt.' In his address, stressing (he value of Athletics and the development of spoiimanship during voulh, Mr. Godwin pointed out that the competitive .spirit in sporLs was the same .spirit flint wns found in the future, and the will to win was the same will that made .success out of life. During the buslncs scMlon It was voted that the club would sponsor a delegate to Boys State this year, and send two members. John Ste- VCILS, Jr., president, and R. B. Crawford as delegates to the National Kiwanis Convention to be conducted In Mfami, Fin., May 7-11. In a report on the progress of collections for the Red Cross fund campaign, which is being sponsored in Dell by the Kiwanis club. It was stated that $425 of the $600 quota lind been subscribed in the first week of-the campaign. Other guests In.st night were Leroy Brownlec and Dave Cm n ford. " Representatives of the First Baptist Church in Blythevilie were first place winners In both pha.ses of the county elimination contest for Junior memory work and the Better Speakers Tournament for young people at Luxora last night. Two Drivers Fined Two men were assessed fines in Municipal Court this morning on their pleas of guilty to driving while under the -Influence of liquor. Marvin Joe Keeling wn s fined $35 and costs and Erccl J, Ernest was fined $25 and costs. when needed, 3. Maintain sufficient forces with sufficient arms to protect the United states and hold "the bases which we would need in c;i.se of war," BHS Bandsmen To Take Part In State Clinic Admiral Soys He Was F/Vec/ •or Balking Hospital Economy Five members of the Blylheville High School Band have been designated to participate in the State Band Clinic on the campus of Arkansas Tech at Russellvi.'le, from Thursday through Saturday. Robert Lipscomb, dicec'.or of the Blythevllle High School Band, said that a list of eligible students, rated chiefly on ability, has been j-ent to the state commiltce, and the cornmiltee had selected five to participate. Those (o attend from Blythevllle arc Albert Fail-field, trumpet; Louise Sullivan, clarinet; Harry Hodges, trombone; Bob Illod^elt, French horn, and Ralph Wahl, clarinet. Albeit Klirfield rind Ralph Wahl are sophomore members of the band, and the others are seniors. Mr. Upscomb said today the band students participating were to be divided Into two bands, and It was believed that aproximately 200 band students from all over the state of Arkansas would participate. Schools have been asked to send from one or more members to represent each school in tha state meet. Senate Continues Fight on DP Bill WASHINGTON. March 8. lift- Rival forces in the bitter Senate debate over displaced persons legislation returned to their quarrel today, watching each oilier for signs of fatigue. At immediate Issue was an agree- WASHINGTON, March 8. ear Admiral Joel T. Boone said oday he was fired from his high efcnse medical post on grounds hat lie was "uncooperative,! 1 The 60-year-old admiral told his x>ry to a -House Armed Services ulxommlttec whose members are ooklng Into cutbacks Defense Scc- etary Johnson has ordered In mil- ary hopsltals. Boone has called ohnson's policies "shortsighted." While Boone was testifying, the Defense Department got out a sta- ement saying he was removed as ohnson's senior medical officer be- ause he was "not in sympathy with he economy program of the med- cal services," Dr. Richard L. Meillng, director f the department's medical . ser- ices, gave that explanation to the \'avy for reassignment. Boone served as white House ihysldan to Presidents Harding, ^'ooltdge and Hoover during n naval areer dating back to 1914. He won he congressional Medal of Honor n World war I. He is the second admiral to be looted out of a high Pentagon post h. disagreement with Johnson's policies. Admiral Louts Dcnfeld was >usted as chief of naval operations ast December. Don Brown, one of three contest- mLI ' °" «' h ™ '° begin voting. Re- ants from the Blylheville church I P eat «' erf orts to get such an agree- was first place winner In the mem- mellt . fnl etl vcsterday. bringing on ory ilrill with a perfect score, while Jerry Brown and Dick Foster made only one error each, other contestants were from Joiner. There were six in this contest. Mrs. Clarence Johnson was winner in the better s'peaking division. Speaking on the subject, "The Un- adi-erti.sed Side of Beverage Alcohol," Mrs. Johnson won over Johnny Harrison of Joiner, who spoke on "Docs It Matter what We Believe?" Mrs. Johnson and Don Brown will represent Mississippi County In the state contest at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock. March 17 and 18, during the State Training Union Conference. A representative also will represent the county in the Intermediate Sword Drill conlest. Last night's elimination contest iras conducted at the First Baptist Church in L'uxora by the Rev. James R. Staples of Joiner. Mississippi County Associational Training Union director. Cotton. Purchase Okayed WASHINGTON, March 8. OT) — The Economic Cooperation Administration today approved the purchase of $27,000.000 worth of American wheat and cotton under the a rash of name calling and wrangling. Prospects for an early vote grew slimmer. But Senator Kilgore ID-WVa) a leader In the battle for a bill he calls more liberal than that recom- mendrd by the judiciary committee, said today he thought a showdown might come sooner than would now appear likely. The opposition might tire before long, be told reporters. Coplon, Gubitchev Face Sentencing NEW YORK. March 8. WJ-Judith Coplon and Valentin A. Cubits chcv. the Russian, wili stand up tomorrow In federal court to hear their sentences for plotting to spy foi the Soviet Union. If Judge Sylvester J. Ryan hands out the maximums, Miss Coplon now 28 and already facing 10 yean. on an earlier conviction, might find herself in prison for an additional 25 years—or until she is 63. Gubitchev, 33. could geL 15 years and. both rould draw heavy fines Marshall Plan. The recovery spending approvals were contained In new foreign aid grants totaling $42266,000 announced today for five European countries. BAKE SALE SATURDAY, MARCH 11TH. Cakes - Candies - Pies All Delicious Home Made In Building Next Door to Ritz Theatre Sponsored by DELL WMU osi to busy noppers... when footsteps lag, refresh at the familiar red cooler AsJc Jar il tilkir vay •. , . both trAiit-tnnrkt mt*n Ihi tame lliinf. lOIUtO UNDIS AUIhONIV OF THE COCA.COU COMfANY IV Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of BlythevilU THEFTS Continued from Page 1 -he burglaries, he said. Have I.onj Records . Both Stc(Jler and Blnckwoort lave lone prison records. Sheriff ferryman said. Blackwood served 14 years In the federal penitentiary U /Jcatraz for a post office robbery and the. fatal shooting of « postmaster In Southeast Missouri. In 1920, Steffler was sentenced a five years In Fort Leavenworth Tor violation of the Dyer Act and in 1924 he received an additional three years for a post office rob- jery. it svrus during this sentence that lie met Blackwoort. In 1928, he was sentenced to 30 years In the Washington State Prison for bursary. It was not learned how mucli iime he actually served on these ;entences. it was pointed out. Sheriff Berryman said no sclion .•an be taken on the return of the ,hree men to Arkansas until after -hey have stood trial on the auio banditry charge In Indians. 'Die planned cutback Ir. military lospitals, as well as the removal of Boone, lias arroused Congress. Rep. Rivers (D-SC) said Chairman Vlnson (D-O;i) of the Armed Services Committee has written Juhnson asking that the Defense 3epart;nent hold up closing of military hospitals until the lawmakers have visited them. Arkansas Man Is Safety Head MEMPHIS, Term., March 8. (Al>) —J. R. Gordon of El Dorado, Ark., has been elected president of the Southern Safety Conference. The conference, which closed a tlirce- day session here yesterday, will meet, next year in Birmingham. New directors named yesterday for two- year terms include state Police Supt. Herman Undsey o! Liltle nock. Vein from Sander Patient Is Asked MANCHESTER, N.H., March 8 (!F>— A demand that defense coun-' sel for Dr. Hermann N. Sander turn over to the state the vein of Mrs. Abble Borroto's left arm—a key exhibit of the "mercy death" murdur t/.ifil—came today, from the prose- cjtor. Attorney General William L. 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