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FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE US-British Talks on S.E. Asia Open on Pessimistic Note By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — Sir Winston Churchill and Britain's Foreign Minister Eden, bearing an Alice-iii-Wonderland plan for saving Southeast Asia, today begin talks with President Eisenhower and Secretary of .State Dulles. There are no optimistic predictions here about the outcome of the conference. The plan, which Eden announced Wednesday in London, is of such a kind that it raises some legitimate questions: Just how interested are the i large element of the fairy tale. British in wanting to save Southeast Asia from communism? Is this Eden plan a joke, a smokescreen, or a stalling tactic to cover up basic British unwillingness to defend Southeast Asia? It's a strange plan, coming from Churchill and Eden who prided themselves on wanting a stern stand against Hitler in those, days before Munich when other Britons were preparing to bow their necks. In Indochina the French have been fighting the Communist-led Vietminh for almost eight years. The Vietminh are beginning to smash them back. The French are war-weary. The United States and Britain so far are unwilling to go to their rescue. So the French are talking about an armistice with the Communists. This armistice, if it comes, may result in opening the way for the Reds to take over all Indochina. After that, unless the Western Allies can find some way to stop them, the Communists have all the rest of Southeast Asia open to them. So far the Allies have not been .able to agree on the way. The United States is in an awkward position if it tries to tell the French not to sign an armistice displeasing to this country. The Eisenhower administration had talked very big about stopping communism in Asia. But when the crisis came in Indochina, it did not send in troops nor planes to help the French. Now Dulles wants the United States, Britain, France, and the South Pacific nations to form a military alliance which will fight if the Communists go beyond a certain line That line is still a vague thing. At this point Eden comes into tiie picture. Churchill's aides say Britain will go along with the kind of alliance Dulles has in mind if the United States agrees to go along with the kind Eden has in mind. Eden suggests a "Locarno" type agreement. The Locarno Treaty of 1925 committed Britain, Germany, France, Belgium and Po- them who was attacked. It broke down when Hitler decided to attack. Under Eden's plan the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma, and Indonesia would sign the new "Locarno" agreement. Then if anyone of them was attacked, all the others would go to its rescue. This is a guarantee of nothing. Since the Communists attacked in Korea when it suited them, it is reasonable to assume they would break the new "Locarno" by attacking any or all of the other signers when it suited them and they thought they were strong enough to get away with it. But even that reasoning has a Neither Russia nor China would FORD OWNIRS Uneven brakes or* donge** ov*r con cowse oceWenB; Play K safe and tf your brake* of* a»Hn», get ovr trig broke r*Mn« special, including n*w Genuine Ford brak* Nnntfl... wheel cylinders checked... front wheel bearings adjusted and lubricated... foot and hand brake odfwsted . : : brake pedal "play" set.; I broke fluid added. BRAKE KEUNE At a Low, Low, Cost PHILLIPS MOTOR CO Bro*dw»T * PHONE 3-4451 "Locarno" by actually sending troops across a frontier. They might conquer the other Southeast Asian nations, without open act of war, by using local Communists to start a revolution, just as happened in Indochina against the French. But Britain by wanting the "Locarno" agreement approved before it agrees on Dulles' plan, puts stumbling block in the way of any plan at all tc save Southeast Asia. This country probably would not sign the "Locarno." Time is important in Southeast Asia. Even if the United States was 'willing to sign Eden's p3an, the Communists could stall on signing, if i tsuited their purpose, until they had undermined Southeast sia. Meanwhile, they couldn't be stopped because Dulles' plan wouldn't, hav-e been approved yet. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 104 W. Main Street, Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other statae, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July, 1954, and to expire on the 30tn day of June, 1955. SIMON FOOD MARKET, Applicant. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 24th day of June, 1954. SEAL ELIZABETH MASON, Notary Public. My Commission expires: 4-26-58. 6/25 DYESS NEWS Mrs. J. B. JACOBS Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Davis and son and Mrs. Dolly Davis spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Odis Rice. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Tate and baby of Michigan City, Ind., came Monday to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs- Russell Clifton visited Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Ford of Wilson were guests in the Warner Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Tyler of Fort Worth, Tex., will arrive this week end for a two week visit with relatives. Ray D. Johnson died Wednesday morning about 4 a- m. at his home here. Services were conducted Thursday morning at the Methodist Church in Dyess, with burial at Batesville Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Collar, and two sons, Billly and Jimmie Johnson. He was a member of Dyess Methodist Church. Ex-Senator Blair Moody Said Improved HANCOCK. Mich. (&} — Former Senator Blair Moody, stricken with a combination of virus pneumonia and a heart ailment, was reported "dramatically improved" today. His doctor* and Democratic spokesman said all indications were that he would be able to continue his campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U. S. Senate sett he once held for 19 months. Moody, 52. wa* rushed to St. Joseph Hospital in thia far northern Michigan community early yesterday as he launched a campaign swing through the Upp«r peninsula. His trouble was diagnosed as pneumonia. But a few hours later a heart ailment caused complications and he spent most of the day unconscious and in an oxygen tent. Hornersville News MM Insists She Isn't Expecting HOLLYWOOD (/P)—•Marilyn Monroe .sajs .she .is .not expecting .a baby. The actress said her collapse on a movie set Tuesday was due to overwork and nerves. "I'm not expecting a little baseball player yet," said the wife of Joe DiMaggio, the former Yankee Clipper. "That doesn't mean, however, that Joe and I don't want one." Longer River The Missouri River is about twice the length of the upper Mississippi. Had it been discovered first, the Missouri probably would have been considered the principal source, with the present upper Mississippi as the tributary. Evangelist Billy Graham Seriously Hi DTJESSELDORT. Germany (JP)~ American evangelist Billy Graham became seriously ill today and a German doctor ordered him to a hospital for a complete physical checkup, Graham's secretary said. "Billy woke up awfully sick this morning," the secretary. Jerry Beavan, told newsman. "We called a doctor. The doctor looked him over and recommended he be sent to a hospital immediately for a complete checkup." He said he did not know what ailed Graham. The 35-year-old evangelist came to Germany Wednesday after a tour of Britain and Scandinavia. He was scheduled to leave here today on a three-day visit to Berlin. Graham had appeared in excellent health yesterday despite the rigors of his strenuous revival schedule. German newpapers commenting on his appearance in Frankfurt said he looked "fresh, brilliant) and as boyish as an English tennis champion." Operation Successful LUSK, Wyo. (£>)—Ralph Bonner, 15, performed a Caesarian operation and all three babies have survived. Ralph shot- a jackrabbit and performed the operation with his pocket knife. He has nursed the little bunnies with a medicine dropper. Fire completely destroyed the home of Mr, and Mrs. George Kent Monday at noon. The cause was an oil stove. Mrs. Coy Crosno and children. Francis and Joe, or Rector, Ark., spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Patterson. James Thomas of St. Louis and Mr- and Mrs. Jimmy Ross and son. Jimmy Lynn, were Sunday visitors of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thomas. Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Hays were conducted at the First Methodist Church Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The Hev. Sam Pullean officiated. Pfc. Johnny Van Neighbors, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Neighbors, is taking two weeks of schooling while he is serving in Korea. Leroy Hackworth of Munice, Ind., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hackworth. Mr. na rMds. Mr. and Mrs. Linden Perkins are the parents of a son, born June 20. Mrs. Odia Hollaway was in Kennett Monday on business. 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Mrs. Eula Allen, Mrs. Versle Springer and Miss Jewette Thomas visited with Mrs. Bert Smithmire in Arbyrd, Monday. Kiss of Death For Lover Brings 4-Year Sentence TOKYO (#) — Pretty Tcruko Kamata was sentenced to four years in prison by Tokyo District Court, today for killing; her lover with a farewell kiss of death. Teruko. 27. and Yukio Takaya- naga. 33. were the lovers. But Yukio's passion cooled. They registered for a farewell tryst last November at a Tokyo hotel known as the Canary Cage. Teruko told Yukio she would rather die than live without him. She took a gulp of soda water spiked with cyanide. Then she kissed her lover and forced the liquid down his throat. Takayanogi swallowed and died- RESOLUTION To Whom It May Concern: A meeting of the Board of Directors of Leachvllle School District No. 40 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, was held at Leachvllle in Mississippi County on the 8th day of June, 1954. at the hour of 7:30, P.M. 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