THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1049 Defense Balance Aim of New Bill Truman Has Hopes Legislation Will Raise Effectiveness WASHINGTON, All?. 1. CAP) — ft-csldeiit Truman yesterday signed the new avmer services unification bill. Ho said that this will permit the United States to progress toward "a balanced and effective national defense." Mr. Trumun signed the measure in a ceremony in his oval room office. Senators and representatives who handled the legislation, the heads of the defense establishment and top ranking Army. Navy and Air Force "brass" looked on. The legislation, which strength- ,-ens Secretary o! Defense Johnson's Control over the entire military setup, drew one criticism from Mr. Truman. "It is unfortunate that In this ge'.ierally progresive legislation, at lejist one provision represents a backward step." the President said In a brief statement. "New and cumbersome restrictions arc placed on the membership of the National Security Council— whereas the desirable course woutd be to follow the recommendation of the commission on organisation of the executive branch and remove the statutory restrictions on the Council's membership." As a 7/hole. however, Mr Truman said the bill "represents a great advance" and will lead lo "increased efficiency and economy and greater coordination of our mili- tarv forces." Ke used seven pens In signing; the bill. They went as souvenirs to chsirman Tydinifs (D-Md) of the Senate Armed Services Committee; chairman Vinson (D-Ga) of the House committee. Secretary Johneon and Strphen Early, who becomes the $14.500-a-year deputy secretary of defense under the measure. Secretary of the Army Gray, Secretary of the Air Force Symington, and Secretary of the Navy Matthews were handed the other three pens. Johnson wasted no time. As soon ^^M the bill was signed, he appoint^^ed a national defense management committee and a management advisory srroup. This nev; agency Is to work out • program for maximum reduction of defense department expenditures —and still maintain military effectiveness, Johnson named General Joseph T. McNarney as chairman of the maim^ement committee. Other members will be Army Secretary Gray; Undersecretary of the Navy Daniel A. Kimball, and Air Force Assistant Secretary Eugene M. Zuckert. McNarney will be relieved from his present assignment as chief of the air force material command and transferred to tire department of defense. He has been on temporary duty as adiser to Johnson on organisation and administrative matters since the Defense Secretary look office last March. BLYTHEVTLI.E (ARK.> COURIER NEWS Carolina Negro Finds Refuge in Wooded Country GRAY COURT, S.C., Aug. 11. W>, — swllt-/oot*d Negro hunted m connection with an attempted rape (ouud refuge today in the tall woods of this farm country. A scar til group that once numbered about 1,000 men, women and clnltlicn, dwindled today to a mere score of officers. High feelinB that swept over the area last night was gon«. Sheriff Ca) J. White said the Negro, whom he Identified as Willie Junior Tolbert, was sought for the attempted rape last Monday night of a 16-year-old white girl of Greenwood, 50 miles south of here. White said there was a $500 reward for Tolbert. No formal charges were brought pending the thin Negro's arrest. The search area, with a radius of about 10 miles, Is centered by a high fire lookout tower. There an officer with high-powered field glasses surveyed actions of the milling throng late yesterday, last night under a brighi moon, and early today. Tolbert was spotted yesterday in the corn and cotton area northeast of this tiny Laurens County town. This was the second big manhunt in South Caroline of the last week. Several days ago, 200 persons gathered on the Georgia-South Carolina border In search for a Negro who tried to rob a white woman in her house. She frightened him away with a gun. Careless Cleaning Crews Get Blame for MemphisLightFailure PAGE SKVBW Tulsa Dramatics Student Crowned 'Miss Oklahoma' OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 11. W) —A University of Tulsa dramatics student from Joplln. Mo., will represent Oklahoma at the Miss America beauty pageant at Atlantic City, N. j., next month. Miss Georgine Leeka, 19, was selected over 10 other contestants last night as "Miss Oklahoma of 1949." She is the daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Leeka. Her father Is manager of the Phillips Petroleum Company In Joplln. Runner-up honors went to Olenna McElwain, 20—Miss Stlllwater. Joan Wilson, 20, Miss Oklahoma City, placed third. Doris Anderson, 19. Miss'Musko- gee. was fourth, and Eva Jean Wikle, 19, Miss Ponca City was fifth. Miss Oklahoma from Missouri Is 5 feet 6 Si Inches tall, weighs 122 pounds and has green eyes. Miss Leeka succeeds Donna Briggs. Miss Tulsa and Miss Okla- .honia of 1948. Douna placed fifth in the Miss America contest last year. Memphis, Tenn., Aug. .. „,— , Cleaning fluid from mops swhlied ! by a maintenance crew was blumed today for a major power failure which blacked out » Urge section of downtown Memphis for nearly two hours. The power snapped off shortly after noon yesterday, Interrupting hospital operations, clipping radio stations off the air, stalling elevators, and turning atr-condltioned office buildings Into veritable hot boxes. Officials of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water division said the breakdown may have been caused by floor cleaning fluid seeping Into tranformers in th« Beale Street substation. While it lastea, the power failure caused almost as much consternation as a bomb blast. Hospital attendants scrambled to set up emergency units, police and firemen hustled to evacuate people from elevators, and extra police were stationed at intersections to direct (raffle. Most of the excitement center- d around the 29 story Sterick' Building, in the center of the affected area. Luckily, most of the elevators stuck near floor levels Hid the occupants were soon fished >ut, sweating but unharmd. The thre- radio stations with >tudios in the blackout area were ard put to keep things going. WHBQ switches to an emergency : ne and continued after a five linute delay, as did station WMC. WHHM set up an emergency studio at its transmitter building. Scientists have developed a tiny atom-smashing machine no larger than a flower pot fo detect and count neutrons — vital building llocks In matter's structure. Molecular distillation for semi- micro analyses can be carried out on several samples simultaneously, it is reported, in a new high- vacuum still. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, IB, Aug. 11. I/Pi— (USDA)—Hogs SOW; •.•barrows and gilts 25 to 50 lower; Ifsows 50 to 75 lower; 200-250 Ibs 23.00-23.25; 260-300 Ibs 21.50-23.00; 180-190 Ibs 22.50-23.00; 140-170 Ibs 20.75-22.25; 100-130 Ibs 18.75-20.25; sows 400 Ibs down J7.50-1S.25; heavies 14.00-17.25; stags 11.50-14.00; boars 7.50-10.00. few at 10.50. Cattle 1700, calves 1300; sharply curtailed supply; steers mostly medium; odd lots good and choice heifers and yearlings 25.00-:».00: common to medium 17.00-23.00; good cows around 16.50: common to medium cows 14.50-1550; canners and cutters 11.50-14.SO; medium and good bulls 17.50-'9.00; cutter and common bulls 16.00-1B.50; good and choice vealers 25.00-29.00: common and medium 19.00-24.00. France has one doctor to every 1596 perso". 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It knocked him out for about five minutes. The doctor said when he recovers from the burns he'll be all right. But It was an awful Jolt for nine-year-old Roger. When he recovered consciousness he told Ills mother, Mrs. C. S. AJbcrts: "I don't want to die, mother. 1 don't want to die." Womtn G«( Attignmtnt A* Envoy* in RuisJo MOSCOW -VP>- - WOOKU to recent mrt have been pl*ytn« in mporlant role In Mcucow'i forelfa diplomatic life. First of th* women mbtuadors to the USSR VM Maame Pandit, now Indian i"irnr-nin or In Washington. She was followed by Gold* Mey- rson, first Israel minister to the Soviet Union. Then came the young- UM) pretty Ida Gamcko de Ben*- rldea, ai charge d'affaires, for 'eneiuela. Latest of the women diplomats to Moscow Is 8. D. Bla- new Bulgarian Ambassador. 8 Persons Die Violently In Arkansas this Week By The A&soclated Press At least eight persons have dler violently in Arkansas this week. Joseph L,. Spinelll. 53. Hot Springs died Wednesday itlRht of Injuries suffered in an automobile accldenl near Jones Mill Sunday. His was the fourth traffic death of the week. Mrs. Edgar Freeman of Pelsor near Russellville. was Injured fa tally when she stepped or fell from a moving truck. Earlier this week, two person were killed In a plane crash, one drowned and one was killed in farm accident. 'ulbright Asks Mor» 89 Spent on Recreation WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. (/Pi Senitnr Fulbrlqht (D-Ark) wtnts unds provided for maintenance and operation of recreational area* In national forests. He intrc lucert a bill In the Senate yesterday to earmark ten per cent of tl.e money received from a national forest for recreational use. A similar bill has been Introduced n the House by Rep. Tackett ID- Ark). Frlbright said on the basis of current receipts, hts bill wo"ld provide about J3.200.000 annually for recrM'ional purposes in national forests. Missourian Meets Death When Auto Leaves Highway CAMPBELL, Mo., Aug. 12. </!•)— Cletus Eugene Maples. 26. was killed when a sedan h« was driving overturned on Highway 62 jieur here early today. Maples was accompanied by Glen L. James, also of Campbell, and owner of the car. James told a highway patrolman Maples apparently went to sleep as he was driving west. James said he called to him and Maples, waking with a start. Jerked the wheel so the automobile overturned on the driver's side. Maples' head was crushed. He was a son of Thomas Maples of Canip- Tumble from Bed Ends In Five Story Leap NEW YORK. Aug. 11. f/n-Sam- lel Goppelberg, 24. o-e of the mil- Ions suffering fiom New York's heat wave, moved his bed over Read Courier News Want Ads New Assessor Appointed LITTLE ROCK, A'u g. ' 11—<«"j— Lawrence Hill of provo has t*en appointed Sevler County tax assessor to succeed Nonwan McLeod. who resigned to become field agent for the Arkansas Tax commission. 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