The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1949 · Page 12
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Bi/rnreriLLE <ARK.) COVBIER FRIDAY, JULT 1, 1M» Added Tension Seen by Bradley Military Situation To Show No More Stability, General Say* FT. LJCAVENWORTH, KM , July 1— Iff—Qto. Omar K. Bradley said today this country must "anticipate * lone period of tension" la Its military planning. Tha Army chief, of staff, In » talk prepared for graduation exercise* at the Command and General Staff college here, said, "militarily speaking;, the situation is as stable as it is going to be for some time to <:ome." "In th* four years since V-J Day." h« said, '•! think the advantage has swung to our side and that the anressor, who was once * friend, to now on the defensive. "Rather than expect a long period ol friendly cooperation, however, wt must anticipate a 1/ng period of tension, with alternating day-to-day improvements or setbacks, which must not be allowed to unstabllize the long-range plans for wcurlty." The general spoke before a class ot 416 officers—3S5 from the United States and 51 from other countries. .Hurt Spend Lea Today in our armed forces, Bradley said, "we have reached a stability which in my opinion can be trie basis of th« combat readintss which will avert disaster." He outlined "the basic ingredients of a sound long-range military policy [or the United States which Is «n Integrated plan of our peaceful intention and our military potential." "First, under present conditions," he aaid, "it must cost much less than we are spending now. "Second, considering the enemies we may sometime face, onr combined forces must be much more effective than they are today. In speaking of effectiveness, he »ld. "our greatest danger is that we will be caugh't up In the fancy of a futurism and commit ourselves to «nbalanced forces that will not match the forces which might oppose us." He explained that by balance he meant "effective forces equal to the tasks that modern warfari may thrust upon us." The chief of staff said long-rangi policy must be accompanied by long-range budget plans. "We must be ahead at least fou w five yean." he said. Obituaries Robert Snyder Dies; Rrttt to Be in Monette Robert Snyder, 57. died this morn ing at his home, 115 E. Vine Stree He hid been ill about a week. Graveside services for Mr. Sny d*r will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow ft tht ITonette cemetery In Monette Mr. Snyder, who had lived in o around Blytheville since he was child, made his home with a sister In-law. Mrs. Lizzie SnyBer. He was born at Anderson, Mo. U« 1« survived by two sisters Mr«. Lucille Frazer, Chaffee, Mo and Mrs. Ruth Terrell Greenville Miss., and Mrs. Snyder, his sister ln-l»ir. Mr. Snyder's wife died sev eral years ago. Cobb Funeral Home has charg of arrangements. Read Courier News Want Ads Arkansas Revenues Up $7 Million in Past Year LITTLE ROCK, July 1. (IPt—CQl- ecllons by the Arkansas Revenue Department Increased more than $7,000,000 In the fiscal year ended •esterday. The department reported collec- .lon.s in the 1948-49 year were $76,359.104 compared to $69,230,835 In 1947-48. 'MILLION DOLLAR FIRE—This aerial picture shows smoke pouring from Industrial area where $1,000,000 fire occurred at Vancouver, B. C Blaze extended ironi bottom of picture to Main street fse« traffic) and south to First Avenue (right). (AP Wlrephoto}. Authority to Limit Installment Credit Ends WASHINGTON, July 1. (.<P)--Tlie enns allowed Installment credit buyers are up to the nation's dealers today. The government has nothing more to say about It. Federal Reserve Board authority o limit installment credit terms expired at midnight. Congress purposely let it lapse. The controls, quite strict In wsr- :lme, were allowed to lapse for an 11-month period beginning In 1947. Then Congress renewed the law last iummer. For the past nine months, the Federal Reserve Board has made its controls more and more lenient so that those expiring last night actually were no stiffer In most respects than dealers used to Impose of their own accord In pre-control days. Lloyds of London Offer 'J,000-to-l' Polio Policy IX3IOXDN. July 1. If)— Uoyci's of London Is offering Britishers 1000- to-1 odds against catching Infantile paralysis, small-pox or typhoid. The world-famous insurance firm started issuing a new policy today which guarantees holders 10 pounds <»40) a week til they've collected J4000 if they are stricken with nny of the dead illnesses. All this for a $4 premium. The offer, open only to residents of [he Ullllecl Klggclom. is called [he "10fl-to-l insurance against epidemics." SCHOOLS Atomic Energy Labor Dispute Talks Collapse OAK RIDGE, Term., July 1—</P) —An atomic energy labor dispute was handed today to a presidential labor board. Two months of bargaining collapsed shortly l>efore midnight 3hen a contract expired [or SCO AFL workers at Oak nidge National Laboratory. Work at the atomic research center will continue without interruption, however, for an indefinite period. Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corp. and the Atomic Trades and Labor Council <AF1j> announced the breakdown of negotiations in a joint statement. Continued from Page 1. he vacation week.s. a nd will be continued dining the lall vacation those schools whlvh have not been reached up to date. Teachers On to Sclicwl, Too Many of the teachers have i>cen In summer school taking work which will add to their profe.ssional growth. Among these teachers are Mr. and Mns. Dennis Mutlen, Miss Ada Laura fYm'ier. and Nfr.s. Fred Won], all of whom teach at Promised Land; Miss Ernestine French of the Number Nine School; ML&s Thelrna Cathey and Mrs. Opal Harris of Lone Oak School; and Miss l,ola Thompson and Mrs. Nelse Campbell of the Clear lake School The usual program of class room superlsEon and music will begin with the summer term. It Is expected that the year 194950 wi!l be the greatest year in the history of the Biytheille District according to W B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools. Acheson Assures Senate Group on China Policy WASHINGTON, July I—(/Pi- Secretary of State Achespirv.has assured Senate foreign policy leaders they will be consulted before any decision is made on recognizing a Chinese Communist government. State Department officials said today word had been given Chairman Connally (D-Tex) of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Acheson will consult fully with the committee on the recognition question when it arises. Threatened Bus Strike Averted in Washington WASHINGTON, July 1— ( threatened strike averted, Washing- tons street cats and buses remained on normal schedule today. The 4,300 union employes of the Capital Transit Company agreed to submit to arbitration their demands for a 25 cents an hour raise. The strike had been threatened because discussions with the company failed to produce a nev>' con tract. Tile old one expired at midnight. Wages of the union members range from $1.02 an hour for watchmen to $1.58 for lop mechanics. The majority of employes are operators — 2.900 out of 4,300 — who now get Sl.45 an hour. Chloroform Backfires HAMBURG, Germany—WV-Tw .hleves crept into a Westphalian pig sty and tried to chloroform th 300-pound occupant. The farme was disturbed by the porkeV grunts. When he reached the sly h found the pig still conscious wit] the two thieves unconscious be side him. They had been knockec out hy their own chloroform. GOING ON A PICNIC? Be sure lo lake along lots of ice—pure, crystal clear ice—lo chill the drinks and keep foods crisp, delicious and nutritious. And il keeps your picnic meats country fresh and vitamin rich. Ice cosls so lillle, and if adds so much (u the tun. For special salads and cold drinks use our hard frozen crushed ice. Packaged for your convenience. Ark-Mo Ice Co. Salt Lake Not Dead Sea SALT LAKE CITY —(.'!>- Th Great Salt Lake is not entire! without life, although It is severa times snlticr than ocean wate Analyses have shown the salt con tent to range through the year from less than 13 to about 27 per cent. Because of the salt a swim mer cannot sink In the lake. Min ute brine shrimp, various larva insects and algae live in the write Pike's Peak was discovered in 180i by Gen. Zebulon M. pike, and wa first ascended successfully in 18 by Major s. H. Long. fied for the government in rebu tal U> Hiss' testimony. DRAFTS A-BOMB POLICY— len. Ralph Flanders (R-Vt) a [ounces at Washington that he Is .rafting resolution calling for use if atom bomb only for retaliation He would give armed services authority to use bomb quickly without ailing of congress and formal dec- aration ol war. (AP Wlrephoto) Circuit Judge Homes Jury Commissioners Judge Charles W. Light of Par- ould today appointed jury commissioners to select a panel o: petit jurors to hear civil case: during the January, 1950. term o: Chickasawba Division of the Miss Issippi County Circuit Court. Designated as jury commissioner: were Allen Plcl-rd. Claude Lancaster and Marlon Dyer. A jury In circuit court yesterday returned a verdict awarding judgments totalling $2.000 again 1 , Lelas Jones in a case Involving an automobile accident No. 21. 1948 Just north of the overpay on Nortl U.S. Highway 61 near Yarbro. The judgments were to: Osca and Edna Kemp. $600 each; Shir ley Kemp. J500. Paillette and Glen da Kemp, $150 each. Truman Holds Budget Talks with High Brass WASHINGTON, July 1— (if, President Truman called in to military officials today for a dl5 cussion with nim and his cabine of what the government's spendin plans should be for a year froi now. It was the first formal sesslo on the budget for the fiscal yea beginning July 1, 1950, and endin June 30, 1851. Mr. Truman has to get his pro po.sals ready for Congress by nex January. Awaits -urids to Pay j/ Trainees Checks due today to nearly 500,000 veterans enrolled In education ana training under the GI Bill were ot mailed because of a shortage of unds, Veterans Administration said today. About one-half of the veterans i Arkansas enrolled In training nti school under the bill are among those who will be lat« in re- eiving their checks, James A. WInn, Manager of the Little Rock egional Office, said. Action by Congress in providing mergency funds for fiscal year 950 will enable mailing of checks •ithln the next few days, Prank W. fclsey, VA Assistant Director of Finance, said. Mr. Kelsey urged veterans not to write or call VA offices regarding failure to receive hecks normally mailed on the last lay of the month. The checks will be mailed as soon a possible after authorization to pay Is received by the VA, Mr. Keley said. Failure of the VA to make payment was explained by Mr. Kelsey as due to a one percent error in es- imale of over-all disbursements vhlch found the VA short of cur- •ent subsistence costs by a four-day margin. The total amount involved is approximately £48.000,000. oounfcry." However, while we get this report from America we look across the world at China and see communism sweeping that huge country which houses more than a fifth of the globe's population. The battle Is far from finished and this time for complacency. The gravity of the position has been pointed out by the United States Circuit Court of Appeals In Washington. In ruling that a congressional committee has the right to demand that a witness say whether he Is a Communist, the court declared: •No one can doubt in these chaotic times that the destiny of all nations hangs hi balance in the current ideological struggle between the Communist-thinking and Democratic-thinking people* ot world." POLIO Continued from Pact 1. phis' first polio death of th» yea I was recorded at Isolation hosplta today. The victim was Mr«. Fran Park, 20, mother of * month- child. She had been under resplral tor treatment since being ted Sunday. ENTOMOLOGIST Continued from Page 1. cotton hopper cannot be distin- 5uLshed by many farmers from the "sharpshooter" bug. A great number of the "sharpshooters" was discovered, but they are harmless insects, according to Mr. Bilbrey. Dr. Lincoln Is in South Mississippi County today on a similar visit. MacKenzie Continued from Page S blacklisted. Rattle Far From Finisher! Here in our own United States the ideological problem finally is being ironed out. Attorney General Tom Clark summed up the situation recently in an interview on the Gannett radio stations like this-. 'Communists in the United states are on the run, as a threat to government, as an Influence in labor, or as a political party. Our records indicate they have become almost one third smaller in number than three years ago." Alien Communists, he said, "are fleeing the fisler's fx-Wife Refused As Hiss Trial Witness NEW YORK, July 1. (AP)—Federal Judge Samuel H. Kaufman today refused to permit the former wife of Communist Gerhart Eisler to testify In the Alger Hiss perlnry trial. Tiie Judge made his ruling after nearly two hours of discussion between opposing counsel in the judge'. 1 ; chambers. Tlie prospective witness, Mrs. Hede Massing, was to have tesll- Called Mom "A Dreamer"... But She Showed Them! When Mom decided to build a future for the family through savings, some folks shook their heads and told her "One thing and another always pops up to take away savings." But Mom stuck to her goal and now her future is present. Plan ahead for your family by saving regularly. FIRST NATIONAL BANK The Only National Bank in Mississippi County Goldcrcst©BEER T(NNI*11C BUKWINC CO. MEMPHIS. TCMN. COMFORT AND STYLE Sleek .. . Snug . . . smooth. We have a big supply of these handsome, top-styled McGregor Boxer Swim Trunks for you! They're Wonderful! Elastic waist. Built-in support. Drop into our store today and come up with McGregor! MCGREGOR SWIM TRUNKS ' KERB'S /!/ Jll HAIH fat> Mrs. Minnie Lee Jones Kemp Offering Summer Classes in * PIANO For Beginners—Intermediates— Advanced Pupils Special Rates for Summer Course ENROLL NOW Studio 807 Chickasawba Phone 2994

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