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April 25, 1952

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MOOTHWBT AtKANSAS TIMB. Nyrttavlb, ArfcmMt FrM** Ap* «"« Troubled Officials Tackle "GlarHicaWOf Truman's "UHimatum-To-Stalin" Statement ,Wa»hington-yP)-President Tru-l manV off-the-cuff assertion that he'forced the'Sussians.out of Iran by. a personal ultimatum to Premier ' Stalin, led to some unhappy tongve-cluckiss in high quarters today. A press office "clarification", o Truman's extemporaneous state ment at a news conference yester day pointed up the embarrassmen occasioned by this and other off hand remarks that have raisec eyebrows around the world. British newspapers splashed th "ultimatum" 'story under sue headlines as "sensation at Truma talk," and "blunders by Mr. Tru man.' Iii diplomatic language an ul timatum" is regarded as a ste just short of war. Roger Tubb; assistant presidential press secre tary who formerly worked at th State Department, told reporter aft»Tward that Truman had use the word in a "non-technical, lay man sense." The note in question, he said ·was not one from the president t Stalin, but a note from this gov eminent to the Russian govern ment on March 4, 1946, publishe the next day, stating this coun try's position against Russia's con tinued occupation of Iran. "As you probably recall," Tubb 'aaid, "the Russians withdrew the! troops from Iran in May, 1946. . Truman cited the Iran matter i outlining some of .the actions h and other .presidents have, take to jneet national emergencies, was talking about his seizure o the steel industry to prevent itrike.--. · . The .important thing the presi dent wanted to:emphasize, Tubb aaid, nearly three hours later, wa that Russia listened to a stron America, and that he had to seiz the- steel industry to ksep up th production necessary to buildin up'this country's, strength. Confused explanation ' The president; he said, was re ferring to United States leadershi in the United Nations, particular ly in-the' Security Council and through diplomatic channels. H said the.note of May 6, 1946, wa a major factor in bringing abou Soviet'withdrawal from Iran. .'It.wasn't the first time the Whit House press off ice had been movet to -clarify presidential 'remarks Newsmen recalled the firing o Henry. .A.-Wallace as secretary 6 commerce on September 20, 1948 after a mixiip over a news confer ence statement by President Tru nian that he had read and approved a speech by Wallace attacking what Wallace called the "ge tough with Russia" policy. They recalled also Truman' statement at a news conference 01 November 30, 1950, about the pos sibility' of using the ttomic bomb in. Korea--later "clarified" as im plying no change in policy. In the Wallace case, Truman told reporters he had approved Wallace's speech. Two days later hi issued a statement saying h meant that he had approved Wallace's right to make the speech hut not the speech as a statemcm of policy. Six days later the president fired Wallace. Last October there was a "clarification" 1 of Truman's news conference remarks about his order directing civilian as well as mili- Chicago High School Blast Hurts 24 At Annual Party tary agencies to ; withhold information from the public which they thought' might endanger ihe nation's 'security. In a free exchange with newsmen, Truman denied he.was trying to suppress news and said editors should even withhold information in some cases when it was made public by the Defense and othei departments. Shortly afterward, Press - Secretary Joseph Short sought to "clarify" the situation by saying it wai safe to publish information pu out for publication by "responsible officials" qualified to judge Itsi relationship to security. Just yesterday, Senator Moody (D-MIch), a Washington newspaperman until he was appointed senator last year, introduced a resolution .proposing an inquiry into TTuman't security."order on public rflfermstion. " Program Planned For Sunday At Arts Center Several arti will be combined In a' program presented Sunday, April 27, at S p. m. in the University Arts Center Concert Hall. Kenneth Osborne, organist and chairman of the Division of Fine ·nd Applied' Arts, and Miss Eleanor:King, visiting professor of speech and dramatic art and a dancer, will be the principals In the program. Abstract decor has been designed by David Durst, chairman of the department of art. Jo earner ii In charge of lighting effects. : Two of- the dances will have t h e i r premiere performance: "Rraeludlum," to Fugue on'Kyrle by Couperln, and "Four Visions," to Hlndemlth'j Sonata No.']. Also to be presented are "Song to He«yen," to. the J. S. Bach chorales, .Rejoice, Beloved Christiana and - In Thee Ii Joy, and "Mother of Tears," to Reutter's The 'Crucifixion. . There will b« admission charge for the program, and the public Ii Invited. , ' Th^"laurel was Mcred to Apollo In'ancient tl'mei and · wreath of laurel wan .used.aj » crown t o honor poets and heroet. j Chicago-OP)_-Twenty- four persons were injured, none seriously, last night in two explosions during a demonstration in a high school chemistry laboratory -- called a "Trip Through Hades." The second and much louder blast in the laboratory aroused the neighborhood near the Tilden Technical High School. More than 3,000 persons were in the school building attending Tilden's annual homecoming "circus" to watch pupils demonstrate their academic progress. All but three of the injured were released from hospitals after receiving treatment for cuts and lacerations. "The 'Trip Through Hades' was intended to be dramatic," said Alfred Ingle, a Tilden · chemistry teacher, "and by Hades, it was." Newell Collins, 48, a master chemist and teacher for 28 years, was in charge of 150 pupils con- ducting experiments in the chemistry laboratory. A dramatic burning of the water stunt was staged a half dozen times without mishap for audiences of 50 to 60. The water was set aflame by the injection of sodium potassium allby. Each time a drop released from an eye dropper was enough to produce the fire. The explosion occurred when an unidentified pupil shot the whole dropper-full of alloy into a beaker on a work bench and it blew up. The second blast occurred after an u aid who had fainted. He ran to get nidentified person sought to Collins 1 wife, Marjorie, 40, water arid picked up a bottle. He dumped the contents of the bottle -- a pound of- sodium -- into a sink. There was a terrific explosion that loosened the sink and shattered two panes of . glass in the laboratory. The blast was heard for blocks near the school. Damage was estimated at $100. Refregier Becomes Visiting Artist At U.A. On GEB Grant Anton Refregier,- whose paintings have been exhibited nationally, has been appointed visiting artist at the University. His appointment, which will cover the period from June 9 to July 18, was made possible by a grant from the General Education Board. Refregier teaches at the American Art School in New York. He was visiting professor at Stanford University in California in 1941. He is the author of the book, "Natural Figure Drawing," and various periodicals have commissioned him to do work for them. He won a government commission to paint 29 murals for the Rincon Hills Post Office in San Francisco. Other wall paintings by Refregier may be seen in the Hotel Lexington in New York, in the steamships Lurline, Independence and Constitution, and in the observation car of the- 20th. Century Limited of the New York Central Railroad, He also did murals for the New York World's Fair in 1939, and all the interior decorations and murals for the Cafe Society Uptown in New York City. ' . , His easel paintings are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan-Museum of Art, Whitney Museum ' of American Art, and the Museum of Modern Art in Hew. York; the, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn., the University of Arizona' and the Encyclopedia Britannica. MUNICIPAL COURT John Stanfield, 3.4, Fayetteville, was fined $100 and sentenced to 10 days in jail on a' charge of drunken driving. His driver'ss license was suspended for one year. He was arrested by city police. ?ourt records showed it was a second offense. 27, -Stihvell, 41 and sen- Clifford Maloy, 3kla., was fined :enced to- one day in jail on a drunken driving charge. Judge V. James Ptak granted a continuance in the case of Sam Sing, 82, Prairie Grove, charged with allowing his livestock to run at large in violation of the new state stock law. The case was set or iiext month because of King's icalth. It had been transferred rom Prairie Grove justice of the peace court. Seeks Recruits U.S. Blunders Helped Make Bolivian Revolt A Red Victory By DREW PEARSON Washington--The bloody inevitable revolution which has j just convulsed Bolivia is actually an important victory for Communism--thanks largely to some of the clumsiest, most shortsighted policies ever employed by the U.S. government. Eleven months ago, honest elections in Bolivia gave the largest vote for president to Victor Paz Estenssoro, exiled leader of the M,NR (nationalist revolutionary movement), a fascist-style anti-Yanqui party that had been thrown out of power in another violent revolt only five years before. The military Hmta gave him all and! the help It could, too, by stalling ' (j.i neu ciCLHions wnilc obviously building up a political machine for its chief, Gen. Hugo Ballivian. Lechin continued · shrewdly supporting Paz Estenssoro -- "out legitimate chief executive"--while actually becoming the dominant However, Paz Estenssoro did not win an absolute majority of the ballots cast, which tlin Bolivian Constitution says a candidate must to be elected. But, though the obvious solution was to hold a runoff vote between Paz and his chief opponent, instead President Mamerto Urriolagoitia turned the administration - over to a military junta and fled the country. First Mistake Shortly thereafter, Washington blandly recognized this de fa^to regime which had so crudely frustrated democracy by flouting the will of the people. That was mistake No. 1--an incredibly glaring one, in view of the fact that Bolivian Communists had been yapping for months that the "Wall Street imperialists" would use any means to keep Paz Estenssoro out of office. Up to that time; the Reds' only strength had been among a minority qf the nation's Indian tin miners. But after the State Depart. ment obligingly appeared to ful- | fill all their prsdictions by bless! ing, the Army dictatorship, the 1 Commies acquired potent new prestige. As if that weren't enough, we next set about destroying Bolivia's economy by a protracted squabble over the price of tin.. Naturally, that wasn't the object of the dls- nute, but it was very definitely the result. With tiii rxports--normally accounting for 82 per cent of Bolivia's national income--cut off, and hunger stalking the land, the situation was made to order for a man named Juan Lechin. A one- Lt. Noreen Maloney, USNR, Wave | time MNR wheelhorsc, Lechin procurement officer attached to went over to the Communists two free and f '8ure in the opposition movement. Paz, after nil, was a thousand miles away in Buenos Aires. Finally, when Washington came through with prompt recognition of Gen. Fulgencio Batista's coup ·jainst the elected government of Cuba, Lechin and Company made their open bid for rebellion.- "If you wait for the Yonquis to help you," the astute boss told Bolivia's desperate workers and small merchants, "all you'll get is the right to starve to death under their -'protection'!" It worked. After a fierce five- day civil war costing more han 1,000 lives and $1,500,000 property home In triumph to occupy the presidency. But, the country's real damage, the insurrectionists have U · . , . . _. ' _ ] I" "Si-. "iui.n-iMij| t;u tJUil brougnt victor Pat Estenssoro, , a | th , u i agent'of Moso strong man" from now on will be'strap- I ping,:, black-haired Juan Lechin, Birdie Tcbbetis; U «i» ; ' player on the Cleveland I roster, , He is 37 yean old.: Some tropical month* bav* tongues a foot lonfr the Office of Naval Officer Procurement In New Orleans, La., will.visit the Navy Recruiting Station here Monday and Tuesday to interview women' interested in Naval careers.' The Navy has openings in the Waves for high school and college graduates and in the- Navy Corps lor registered nurses. Buckner The Buckner 4-H- Club held a special meeting Tuesday night in the Community . House. Demonstrations to be given on the national 4-H Rally. Day program May 3 were planned and 1 arranged by Mrs. Willis Drake and Mrs. Otis Watson, club sponsors. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Drake and Mrs. Watson. W. D. Drake, Jack Elam and A..Lacy are at Lake Noriork this week on a fishing trip. Mr. and Mr?. Hugh Spears and daughter, Susan, of Carthage, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. John W. Morris of Pasadena, Texas, left Wednesday to return to their homes after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Parker Rushing. Mrs. Bill Tuck entertained at a 6 o'clock dinner Wednesday evening, complimenting her niece, Miss Ruth Burns, on her birthday. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fry Davis, Miss Betty Tuck, Miss Sue Groharing, and Charles and Billy Tuck. years ago and recently secured full control of organized labor. GLAMOROUS FABIOLA . . . in played by the enticing blonde Ur, Michele Morgan, In the sensational Italian-made epic, ·Tablola," which arrives at thr DARK Theatre on Wednesday throurh United Artists release. This colorful and exciting film wan adapted by Marc Connelly and Fred Fmsburcer from the famous 19th Century novel of the uhoe tlt bj Nicholas Wiseman. PutASonglnHerHedri .. .with a lovely bouquet of flowers from Adams Flower Shop (- ROY A. ADAMS 33 N. Block Phone 320 See Susan Hayward in "With A Song In My Heart" CENTERPOISE POWER Vibration and power impulses are "screened out" as engine is 'rubber-cushioned between new high-side mountings. IAROEST MAKES Big 11-inch brake drums apply more leverage for more stopping power. Stops are smoother, safer, with kts driver effort. WIDEST COLOR CHOId 26 rich new colon and two- lone combinations.... widest choice in Chevrolet's field. New De Luxe interiors ate color-matched. ' SAKTY fUTf MASS . AU AKOUNO .', Chevrolet akm* la «·' fcU ."elves you safety flat (last " h i windshield ant ill windows for a clearer, truer all- round view. TUSSY CREAM DEODORANT ·k Inttantly ttopt penpiration odor Chech* penpiration mouture big *1 jar... now pita tax Tinny cWnetie Cream Deodorant protects your HiimincM from breakfast to bedtime. Initintly stops perspiration odor, checks perspiration moisture. Safe for normal skin...filmiest fibricn.-Stays creamy-soft down to the bottom of the jar. RED CROSS DRUG N. SW* Square Phone 490 UNITIZED KNEE-ACTION RIDE Chevrolet's famous Knee- Action ride is now even softer, smoother. New shock absorbers give even finer ride control. WIDEST TREAD Chevrolet measures 5894 inches between centers .of rear wheels-a broader bkse to give you more stability, less swayl .'. . 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E-Z-EYE PLATE OUSt Only Chevrolet in 81 Stld offers this superior tinted flats that cuts down flan and heat, makes driving mort pleasant at all times. Optional at extra cost. Low*ft prictd in its fUlcll nil kmtlM ··» ClmriM III Oft-lite mr O (Ml for IMI thw, mi conpwalife mM In [h fe'tf. M ·*·!(·»»»» No other car in Chevrolet's field offers a single one of these fin* features. Yet Chevrolet is the lowest-priced line in its field . .. Come see... come drive... the car that rates first in popularity ... first in features,.. first in fine-car quality... at lowest costl MORI riOPLI IUY CHIVROLITS THAN ANY OTHIR CAM Green Chevrolet Co. 17 E. Meadow

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