The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1950 · Page 9
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__ THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16', 1950 The Nation Today: Th« North Atlantic Treaty- Fear of Russia Has Pushed West Closer Toward Military Unity _BLYTHEVn.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS' By JA.MKS MAKl.OYV WASHINGON, Nov. 16. (AP) — Fear ol Russia lias pushed the West, closer toward military unity than anything in peacetime history. During the war Russia and the West were a big family fighting Hit- In 1942 Britain signed" a 20- year military alliance with Russia against any aggression by Germany or her allies. ; In 1344 France signed a 20-year military alliance with the Soviets, loo. But this warm lamily feeling suffered a chill after the war. The West began to tear the size ol Russia's armies, still intact, and her intentions. This fear was large-size by 1941. The following dates and facts will show the lear, as it grew, has drawn Western Europe, and even the United States, toward military unity. Britain, France Sign Treaty On March 4. 1947 Britain and France signed a 50-year military alliance between themselves, the so- called Treaty o( Dunkerrjue. One year later—on March 17. 19!8 — Britain, France, Belgium. Netherlands and Luxembourg signed a 50-year military alliance. This treaty, signed in Brussels, has been called the Brussels Pact and Western Union. The United States had encouraged this five-nation military alliance. Already it had set up the Marshall plan. And on June 11. 1948 the U.S. Senate approved a resolution offered by Senator Vancienberg. Michigan Republican. ~iis resolution suggested the U.S. such an- arrangement for de--J. And In the following month, July, 1948, this country began talks with the. live Brussels treaty nations. This led to the North Atlantic Alliance which was signed on April 4, 1949 by these 12 nations: U.S., Canada. Britain. Prance, Belgium, Netherlands. Luxembourg, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Italy. So the two-country military alliance which began between Britain and France in March 1941, then spread to a, five-country alliance by March, 1948. had become a 12-na- llon alliance by April, 1949. The signers of the North Atlantic Pact promised to go to one another's help if any of them is attacked. But such -an agreement, unless the 12 nations could arm themselves to resist attack, would have little practical-meaning. Arms Aid Money Voted Congress voted, money tor arms into billions but, In voting the money, Congress insisted that the Atlantic Pact countries must work out a unified plan for defense. The Pact signers started work on that. The Korean fighting began in June, igso. it showed what ixwr shape the U.S. was in for any sudden war with Russia. That started the big defense program. In mid-September, 1950 the foreign ministers of the 12 pact-signers—including Secretary o/ State Aclicson—met in New York. Acheron suggested the Atlantic i act countries immediately begin building their defenses. And he said use of German manpower — from Americans and Germans — the Americans- might supply as many as eight or 10 divisions— under a single commander. 1 This, in short, suggested creation of an International army In Europe. Although France balked at the idea or arming or training Germans. the 12 foreign ministers approved the idea of a unified, or international, army. Almost immediately the defense ministers of the 12 Atlantic Pact, countries were sent to Washington to make the plans for this unified force, which might be as large as 80 divisions, !,« n.^?™ a " R ? llubl ! e ' w " lch Thta problem hasn't yet has the Allies' blessing—is' essential. Which means: Creating some German military units and incorporating them in the Western European defense lorce. And Achcson proposed a singl been settled, since the French and the ether nations so far haven't agreed on how to use German troops. Achcson has tried to soften French worries by assuring them German troops in an international army •I..KI j V ,..K.,.™ t ., „ c.. 15 . t , nuuij.i m an international ar unified force m Europe. Including wouldn't mean a German army. Bennett Will Toke Ovei> Direction Of Truman's Point Four Program WASHINGTON, Nov. 16. (AP) —fc Dr. Henry Garland Bennett, an Ok- - lahoma educator, will take over di- 2 U. S. Officers Seized ^^l^'KSX. ^ *"»*" '" Germany der-jeveloped countries on Dec. 1. President Truman announced yesterday the appointment of the Oklahoma A. and M. University president as head of the Technical Co-operation Administration in the State Department, which is the overall agency Eor the new program. On indefinite leave from the university. Bennett is due to take the new post a few weeks before the Administration is scheduled. to ask Congress for funds (or a second year of what Mr. Truman launched as a "bold new program." The appropriation for this year was {34,500,000. Gordon Oray, former Secretary oi the Army, recommended in a special study this week that the project be expanded into a global operation requiring more than $1,000.000,009 a year tn grants and loans from the U.S. government and the World Bank. However, any such expansion Is likely to come gradually. With the Courts Chancery: George M. Duvall vs. Elaine Duvalt. suit for divorce. Common pleas: u , ^~ ...«..^j . i«* anna vjommon pie aid for the Vs. allies. This will run Mrs. Paul . Wilson vs. FRANKFURT. Germany, Nov. 18. j—An American military spokesman said yesterday two U.S. Army liaison officers disappeared near the Soviet zone border Monday. have been seized by the Russians. Negotiations for their release are under way, but American negotiators were reported having difficulty. because the Russians claimed some of their liaison officers In al-' had lied West Germany recently been inconvenienced. The names of the missing Americans could not be learned immediately. WARNING ORI1F.R In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- sawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. George M. Duvall, Plaintiff «• No. 11,490 Elaine Duvall, Deft. The defendant Elaine Duvall is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint ot the plaintiff George M. Duvall. bated this 15th day of Novem- Lenone Lane, suit to collect J175 Lee and damages to Automobile. PAGE NTNB IXOIUIVS IMIJOHTKIl OlMNTKn CITfZF..VSHIP_Pia Llndstrom, 12-ycar-cM daughter ot Actress Inerid Bergman, sits on the lap of her father, Dr. Peter Lindstrom, and puts her ami around his neck In Federal Court in Los Angeles where she was granted American citizenship. An amendment to her papers also Americanized her name to Jenny Ann. (AP Wlrcphoto). 2 New Measures To Control Liquor Are Made Public LITTLE ROCK, Nov. IfJ. (/P) — Revenue Commissioner Dean R. Morley announced todav two new regulations tightening 'control of liquor distribution In Arkansas. Morley said one regulation prohibits retail dealers 'from picking up any liquor from wholesalers In their own vehicles. Only licensed 'contract carrier vehicles belonging to wholesalers will be allowed to make the deliveries. The wholesalers will be required ta mark their vehicles plainly with their name and permit number, Morley said. The other regulation prohibits, salesmen or other representatives of i distillers from carrying bottles In | their vehicles containing actual liquor or other alcoholic beverage. Nearly every Jewel known hi been found in the. United SUU-». Court of Appeals Studies Conviction Of Jap-American LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18. (« The U.S. Court o( Appeals is study. ing the appeal o( Tomoya (Meat- bull) Kawaklta from his treason conviction. Or«! irgiimtnls were completed yest«rd«y. The American-born Jan. »nes« w»s convicted two years ago mnd sentenced to death for be«il!'.» American war prisoners in a Japanese prison c.mp during World Wsr II. K»w»klt». 2«. contended he was in J«p«n when wtr broVe out nnrt w*s forced to become > Japanese citizen. Thus, his attorneys argued, h« could not have committed treas- on against the United Stjitcs, U.S. attorneys contended Kawa- klta was an American cltlren and that the jury found this to be a fact in convicting him. Hunter Firmly Believes That Lightning Strikes Twice in Same Place WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Nov. 16. i/Pi— John prcbovich has a- mind like an elephant when he goes bear hunting—he seldom forgets. - ... - Last .winter, Prebovich and • companion became lost In th« woods, stumbling around in th« .darkness, he tripped over an object wl)ich lie at first took for' a boulder. The obstacle grunted and walked away—It was a bear. Ycslerday, Prcljovlch went b«»r hunting at the spot where he had tripped over the bruin last year. He came back with a 450-pound specimen. • . 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