The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 12, 1954
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MONDAY, APRIL 12,1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Dulles Has Traveled More Than 100,000 Miles in Quest of Peace By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — K energy was the sole test, John Foster Dulles already would be one of the most successful secretaries of state in American history. Now 66, and in office less than 15 months, he has traveled more than four times the distance around the earth in pursuit of American well-being since he became secretary. Now he's on a rush trip to London and Paris to be sure he and the British and French foreign ministers see eye-to-eye when they meet with the Russians and Chinese Communists in Geneva April 26. Then he will fly back here, report to President Eisenhower, and then turn around and fly to Geneva. Dulles' endurance has been impressive. Obviously, he's overworked. But history, with icy detachment, will appraise him not on his energy or his earnestness but on his vision, his judgment and his backbone. All three face a major test at Geneva's conference on peace in Korea and Indochina. More than peace in either place is involved. The Communists could consider the whole conference successful if tfcey .split the United States and Prance or, through propaganda, diminished this country's stature a little. Truce, But No Peace Since last summer there has been a truce in Korea but no peace. And in the eight-year-old war between the French and the Communist-led Vietminh in Indochina there is no sign of either truce or peace. Peace in Korea seems impossible. The United States wants Korea united in free elections which the South Korean government, an American ally, would be sure to win if only because the South Koreans outnumber the North Koreans. It's hard to see the Communists buying that. Somehow, perhaps, they might be willing to stop helping the Vietminh against the French, which would mean a French victory. Even that sounds like wishful thinking. But if they did, there'd be a pricetag attached. What price? The Chinese may have thought they could make a deal for themselves when their Russian ally arranged to let them sit in at Geneva, their first invitation to a conference of the big powers. The United States doesn't recognize the Red Chinese government, and it has opposed Peiping's seating in the United Nations where Chiang Kai-shek's nationalist regime sits as the recognized government of China. The Chinese may have felt—but when anyone suggests this he's guessing—that for some concessions on Korea or Indochina they could get recognition by the United States and a seat in the U. N., replacing Chiang. Listens to Congress In a New York speech March 29 Dulles seemed to close the door on both possibilities, so far as this country is concerned. Even if he wanted to do business on those terms, he's under tremendous con- CANDY KISS-Judy Mader, 2, of New York, makes sure the Easter Bunny will visit her house this year, by planting a sweet kiss on a 60-pound chocolate replica of the traditional egg-bringer. INLAID LINOLEUM New Lower Prices Armstrong Standard inlaid .... $2.75 Cementing and laying $ -75 Total (Sq. Yd.) $3.50 Hubbard & Son Furn. Phone 4409 GOING FISHING? See Eddie For Refreshments BEER — BY BOTTLE OR CASE Nationally Advertised Liquors FISH TALES TOLD HERE (Lies Accepted) Eddie's Liquor Store and Billiard Parlor 122 East Main gressional pressure not to. He's been very careful about listening to Congress. What then has he left for horse-trading with the Chinese at Geneva? Or is he only going there with demands that they make peace in Korea and Indochina on American terms? He has called for "united action" among American allies in Indochina to help the French—apparently before he had discussed it with the allies. If this is his bargaining point— a warning the Allies may jump into Indochina if the Chinese don't agree to help end the war there— it will work only if the Communists buy it. If not, the eventual result may be war. The Eisenhower administration is talking of easing trade restrictions on Russia. Perhaps Dulles hopes this will sound .attractive enough to the Russians to make them pressure their Chinese ally. Dulles will have to guard against Communist promises directed at the French in a move to split them away from this country. If he goes to Geneva so rigidly —and publicly—determined to have his way entirely on his own terms, the Communists may turn his steadfastness against him for their own propaganda advantage by making proposals they know he can't accept but which might sound plausible to American allies. Girls Bag Big Pike With Bare Hands DETROIT (fP) — With their bare hands and a bucket, Karen Lee Reynolds and Rose Ann Brison, each 14, caught a 26-inro. northern pike in shallow water behind a Rouge River beaver dam yesterday. China's Empress Dowager Tzu Hsi outlawed the ancient practice of binding women's feet to keep them tiny. INDO-CHlNA-The World's Oldest War By Walter Parkes and Ralph Lane denied being a Co»m«- nist But the foe* remain* that he wof trained \ m Moscow's fcfcook for Md Ho spread Red gospel from South China to Siom. His courage has never been questioned. Once, when French hod him trapped in Hanoi, he shaved off his whiskers, dressed as a coolie and pulled a ricksha carrying two fat women right through Hie cordon of French police. ?;•;> w*rr~^ .<C Po//ce Burglarized OAKLYN, N. J. OP) — Someone broke into the South Jersey Suburban Police Assn. training barracks yesterday and walked off with $135; in cash and 14 cartons of cigarettes. There wasn't a cop in sight. The planet Mercury is believed to keep one side toward the sun at all times, and since thu planet is very near the sun, enormous temperatures are to be expected there. Frozen Darkness INTERNTEIONAL FALLS. Minn. i.-'i'i-Leu Costly has been playing Paul Banyan roles since 1934 as fin avoctuion — including tall tales. Reviewing the past winter he says', things have been getting wanner. "Bark in the early 1900s when I was luinberjacking it got so cold we didn't get, daylight until noon. The darkness froze and it tooK that long to thaw out." Leachville News To Sing »t Yarbro The LeachvlUe Methodist Youth Fellowship Choir will sing at the Yarbro Methodist Church Sunday at the 11:00 o'clock worship service. Rev. C. C. Burton, former Lenchville minister. i« pastor of the Yarbro Church. The music will be composed of hymns and anthemi commerating Palm Sunday. The choir it under the direction of Mrs. Norman Kennett. PTA Council to Meet The Mississippi County Council of Parent-Teachers Associations will convene at the First Baptist Church in LeachvlUe Friday, Registration will begin at 9:45 a. m. and lunch will be served in the dininpr room of the church at noon. Special music will be provided by the Leachville High School Mixed Chorus under the direction of lip. George Shedd. TwcKday niffht, April M, Members of the Leachville P. T. JL and memebers of the Weslyan Service Guild of the Methodtet Church, will stage a "Fat and LMLH bMket- ball game" in the Leachvttte ffm- nasium Tuesday night. Bert Wtth- erington will coach the Chwrofc t**m while Charles McOrew w*H guide the P. T. A. teams. Game time !• 7:30. Read Courier News Clarified Ad* Ladies . . . Here Is What You've Been Waiting For! 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