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TUESDAY, JULY 12, 1349 THE NATION TODAY BI.YTHEVn.l.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Big Shot Economists Employed By Truman, Others by the CIO Make Wide Use of Little Word By Jamn Mario* WASHINGTON, July 12. (£>i—"If" is Hie big word In where we are heading, up or down. The American economy is still at high speed, but it's sliding down hill. Compare today with a year ago: £ Unemployment—almost 4,000,000, about double what It was a year ago; production—running 13 per cent less; corporation profits—around 13 per cent less; farm income—down 8 per cent. Will it set better? Worse? Will we tumble into a depression? Some of the top economists can't give a flat "yes" or "no" answer. When you cut through all their big words, the main point Is "Lf. They think things will get bet-* ter—after a little more sliding down—if business, labor, consumers and the government do certain things. They suggest some remedies and —if—the country follows the prescription, then things ought to level off and be all right again. This .was made clear yesterday in two big and important reports by four outstanding economists. One was by President Truman's three-man counc.l of economic advisers. They work lor the government. CIO Hal Exp«ri, Too The other was by Robert Nathan, hired by the CIO to make a special report on what's happening. When he worked for the government a few years ago, he was one of its most important economists. The President's council took 125 long-winded pages to state the'r case. In mud. tighter prose. Nathan took 50 pages. But when economists handle the language, you have to use tweezers to take It apart. The President's three-man council said: *i "There Is considerable possibility BEhat present adjustments will lead, after some further declines this lummer. to an increase In production." (Things will get worse before they get better, if they get better.) They went on: "But there is still reason for real concern that the present •lack may take a more serious re- cessionary 'turn, or not be succeeded by an expansion to satisfactory levels of employment and production." (In fact, things may not get better at all, but get much worse.) They c ntinued: "Consequently, it Is necfcfeary to approach the situation with positive and constructive measures rather than to assume that the recuperative factors at work are adequate in themselves." (If we want things to gel better, we'd better do something to make them better. Letting nature take Its course won't help.) Council Is Optimistic But to show they're really opt! mistic, after all, the three-man council says they "find the prospect reassuring." Nathan, who gets to his poin a lot faster, says that "business will get worse before it gets better •eems be;-ond dispute." How much worse? That, Nathan i«ys, is a "moot question." But he adds: "There are no firm Indications that a major depression Is immi net nor that a definite upturn Is in prospect within the next fen months." Then Nathan and the President': economic advU«rs suggest variou: medicines for getting us out o the present tall-spin and on mos of their recommendations they agree. Economists are not scientists no are they perfect prophets. They'r men who add two and two to tr; to get four, and they're not al ayetteville Officer ieads Training Unit LITTLE ROCK, July 12. <AP) — t. Col. Maupln Cummins of Fay- ttevi'le has been named camp ex- cutive officer for thu two-weeks raining period of the 2C6th Field rtillcry group at nearby Camp obinson. He was appointed yesterday by he commander, col. William C. mith of Fayetteville. Other appointments include: Lt. Col. Harry E. Eldrldge, Jones- x>ro, inspector; MaJ. John Ballard, Ayetteville. Intelligence officer; laj. Jack F. Diggs, Payetteville, lans and operations. LEFT UNSAID - Chicagoans gazed in wonderment at this sign—VICE, with large red arrows pointing to an entrance. What the amazed gapers didn't know was that workmen, erecting the sign on an auto agency building, quit for the weekend and neglected to spell out the word "SERVICE." ays right. Nathan says: "Economics is by no means an tact science, but enough is known o premlt not only an Intelligent lagnosis but also general correct- e prescriptions." Negroes Show Keen Interest In TB Controls Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, spoke to members oi the Negro Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance at the Carter Temple yesterday mornins. explaining the health program of tiie association. Mrs Redman's talk was a part of the alliance's regular meeting, and a resolution commending the tuberculosis control officers iind Mrs. Redman for work with health programs was adopted following her address, In which she stated that tljr best way to inform the Negro race of health and general welfare agencies available to serve them was through the members of the Negro churches. Mrs. Redman explained that often people were hesitant to have chest x-rays made because they did not wont to learn that they were subject to tuberculosis. She pointed out that periodical x-rays, location ol Die disease in Its early stages, and compliance with doctors orders would lead to recovery. Yesterday's meeting was conducted by Rev. J. S. McF.idden, president, and Mrs. Redman was introduced by Rev. L. A. Davenport, pastor of the True Light Baptist Church. The resolution was introduced by Rev. Thomas J. Brown, pastor of the Enoch Chapel, and greetings from the Negro alliance at Clarhsdale, Miss., were brought to the group by Rev. S. L. A. Jones. Services Study New Air Transport Helicopters Would Speed Delivery of Equipment From Factory to Front PAGE SKVKM NOTICE Notice U hereby given that the undersigned will within the time bted by law apply to the Commis- ioner or Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer t retail at Leachville. Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he : a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; hat -.10 license to sell beer by the inrtersigned has been revoked wlth- n five years last past; and that -he undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of -his state, or any other state, re- ating txi the sale of alcoholic liquors. City Lunch Room R. C. Alexander Subscribed and sworn to before me tills II day of July 1949. Elizabeth Mason My Commission expires 4-26-50. Read Courier News Want Ads Dormer State Educator Dies in Lexington, Ky. LEXINGTON, Ky., July 12. (AP) —A former Arkansas educator died at his hnme in Lexington Sunday. Dr William Thomas Rowland, Jr., S3, a native of Arkadelphla, Ark, hart been superintendent of Lexington schools for *ome time Dr Rowland was a graduate of Henderson-Brown College, Atka- PIASECKI'S XH-16: In model form. Ihis Is detached airplane fuselage— unloading gianl two-rotor helicopter equipped »'iln • "pod" — shipment of jefps and artillery pieces at Ihe front. Truman to Make Radio Address Tomorrow Night WASHINGTON, July 12. (AP)— President Truman will carry his economic mesasge to the nation by radio tomorrow night. The White House announced yesterday that the chief executive will address the people in a talk over all four of the major networks. It also will go on television. Mr. Truman will speak at 8:30 p.m. Central standard Time. Secretary Charles G. Ross said the president will talk "on the domestic economic situation" and the budget. "He wanis to tell the people in plain, understandable English what the economic situation Is." Mr. Truman's decision to have a frank talk with the people was made a few hours after he sent his midyear economic report to the Congress. By DOUGLAS LARSKN NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NBA)— Ply. ng supplies direct from the factory loading platform to the bnUle- [ield is the latest transportation idea under study by the services. Here's the way it would work: Guns, ammunition, food, first aid supplies, even tanks, would fac packed into detached airplane fuselages—pods—at the factory. Giant helicopters would settle down to the loading platforms, attach themselves to the pods, and carry them to the nearest airport. Planes designed for the Job would pick up the pods and fly them overseas for delivery to the airport nearest the battlefield. Helicopters would again pick up the detached, packed fuselages and deliver them straight to the combat area. • * • This method could get emergency supplies from the factory to troops In combat four or five times faster than the quickest emergency delivcrie-s which were made during World War II. The XH-16 the giant helicopter to fly detachable pods, Is now he- ins built for the services by the Piasecki "elicopter Corp. In Philadelphia. Falrchilrt Aircraft Corp. Is building the plane for the Job. the XC-120. The new problem is how to make a detachable fuselage with Interchangeable fittings that can be used by both types of aircraft,. Tills Is said by Air Force engineers to be a relatively simple engineering Job. A third possibility is to make the pods attachable to a truck so that they can move along highways if that should be necessary. The Army and Air Force have financed the Fatrchild project, which Is nimcrt at Improving and speeding airborne operations. It involves quick delivery of complete compact units such as communications centers, first aid stations and command posts, as well as supplies. An enormous amount of time is expected to be saved in the handling of supplies with the use of the detachable pod. AM thr financing the Piaseckt company In the construction of a huge two-rot, helicopter to use with a detachable fuselage. And many large business firms nre just as Interested In the Idea. The advantage of fast air delivery from factory to customer is obvious. Mrwj cities nre also trying to buy them for suburban airmail deliveries Since the war the Navy anc: Marine Corps hnve done most will the development of the large helicopter. It has proved so successful for the Navy In rescue and reconnaissance, thnt the hellcnp tcr has completely supplanted tlv catapult sen plane on all of the Navy's ships. Extensive tests and mock combat by the Marines liave shown that assaults against beaches with the troops carried In large helicopters nre faster, and cheaper in lives and money than with standard landing craft. A big Plnseckl helicopter cosls about $125.000. Its range Is about 250 miles and Its specrt Is n little more tlinn 100 milcs-pcr-hour. delphia, (now Henderson Collej«) and received his M.A. and PhD. degrees from George Peabody College at Nashville, Term Before going to Lexington, Or. Rowland had been a faculty mEm- bei 01 Hendrix College, school superintendent of Mariana and S«arcjr, principal and coach at El Dorado, and a teacher and coach at Van Burcn. Read Courier News Want Ad*. Dine & Donee at THE SUPPER CLUB In Soulh Osceola OIU.'IIBSTUA Every Friday Night O. C. St. Clalr Call 911 for Private Parties 4% HOME LOANS rClberl S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society i'hiinr S'iZtt KvrmntJ Read Courier News Want Ads. Educational Committee To Name Director LITTLE ROCK. July 12. (AP) — A commission set up by the 1U49 legLslatuie to make a study of the state's higher educational system will meet her next Saturday to name a director. Rep. Harry Col ay of Magnolia, the chairman, said the commission's Executive Committee decided here Sunday on a candidate, whose name will be presented to the full commission. I*e withheld the name of the committee's choice pending Us presentation to the commission. Union County Audit Shows $175,741 Surplus LITTLE HOCK. July 12. (AP) — Union Counl.y ended the IMS calendar year with a surplus of $175.141, according to an audit filed yesterday with State Comptroller Lee Roy Beasley. The auditors reported that all county accounts are on a cash basis nnrt that the affairs of all county officials are in good condition. Auditors made a similar report on Howard County, which according to the audit there had a surplus of $11,372 at the end of 1SW. The wolf now Is a rare animal The stale name of Colorado Is in mos parts of the United States. Spanish word for red. Look at the *"0» moHHtain roatli, I tiavt overagrtt 25.3 milfsprr gallon." B. E. Garcia, \TriHiitatt, Cola. ' SERVICE Phone Uttl Nichols Drug Only Nash can build _ this Value! € Yes, look, try, compare —tlie Nash Airflyte has set a new standard by which automobile value must lie measured. look at trie room! Here are seats so wide they can become Twin Beds ... an interior a foot longer tliun most—extra roominess in every direction . . . plus i spacious 28-foot luggage comparlment. Try the ride! You'll say the road is velvet—all four wheels cushioned by coil springs. Here is the smoothness of Uniflo-Jct Carburetion . . . the freedom from wind noise of perfect streamlining without fender opening—a far quieter ride. Compare the value! Here is tlie only car with Wcallier Eye Conditioned Air . . . will] engine* so efficient you get more tliun 25 miles to the giillon in the big Nash "600" al average highway speed* . . . \vilh Unili/.ed Body-and-frnme . . . with curved, undivided windshield on all models . . . with Cockpit Control and the Uniscopc. Sec your Nash dealer for a demonstration of a. Nosh Airflyie "COO" or Ambassador. Look, try, compare—you'll buy Nash! The world production of crude etroleum In 1946 was 2,750,190.000 arrels of 42 gallons each. A rea,' ihoemakn mfdfd by moric'rr equipment and tlnest materials brinfa new life to worn footwear bere. HflUTCRS QURLltY SHOC SHOF IZI W. M a 1 N ST. The SECRET of Rothrock's EXPERT Prescription Service ROTHROCKDRUGCO. PHONE «45i & I fere is the only car ^cicnlifically designed with Girder-built Unilizcd Hod y» lid-frame—one solid, welded low-slung unit— Ihc greatest basic improvc- ^nent in ^ years. 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