The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1951 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 27, 1951
Page 13
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 37, 1M1 (AKK.) OUUIUEK IflWI Childless Married Men Are Eligible For Draft as Truman Signs New Law WASHINGTON, Sept. J7. (AP) — President Truman yesterday signed new draft regulations which make childless married men eligible . for military service. Th« action also makes other changes In keeping with the draft :Slw passed by Congress last June. They range from Including some aliens to lowering volunteer age limit*. Of major effect, however. Is the permission to draft childless married men. a change officials believe will make 500,000 men eligible for duty. Brig. Gen. Louis Rcnfrow, act- Ing director, said about 200,000 may be drafted. New rules for guidance of local boards. Selective Service has said a few already have been rcclnss'fy Ing childless married men. Men affected would be those within the draft age bracket, 18'4 to 26 years old. "Child" Is Defined To prevent last-minute claims for deferment "based only on the regls rant's opinion that his wife recent- y has become pregnant," thl new aw defines "child." "Child" means an Infant from dale of conception. A man may 'blaln deferment only if hi* doe- or says a child has been conceived before the draftee I* ordered to report for Induction. The new regulations also: 1. Make Aliens living permanently In the United States liable for :he draft. They are exempt only If they are citizens of one of 20 countries having military exemption treaties with the-U. 8,, or If they are diplomatic personnel. • 17-Year Volunteer! Okay 2. Allow 17-year-olds to volunteer with the written consent of parent or guardian . 3. Force conscientious objectors to do some work of national importance for two years If physically able. All must take physical exa mlnatlom. 4. Spread the draft more evenly through age groups to prevent too- ie*vy call-up of young men. Ren- trow said In'some draft boards have dipped deeply Into younger age group* while older men were avall- ible. Lower Physical Standards i. Lower physical standards to those of January 1945—the lowest point in World War II—and reduce mental requirements. 6. Provide for calling up doctors according to length of prior military service rather than by age. Selective Service also announced date» for two new qualification l«ts for college students who want to be deferred. Student* who score 70 or better may be considered for deferment. First t*sts will be given Dec 13, the second will be given Apr! J4. Applications for the first test must be postmarked no later than Nov. 6, and for the second nol later than March 10. Application forms can be obtained from all local draft boards with in a week. Legion Post 88 At Caruthersville To Install Officers Men of Pemtscot County's Ameran Legion Post 88 will install Noran Shairi as commander during n rogram tonight at Legion Floral all in Caruthersville. Mr. Shan, manager of radio sta- on KCRV In CaruthersviUe, was captain In the Air Force during 'orld War II. Since his diacharge rom the service. Mr. shaln has been ctlve In Legion affairs and Is. an fflcer of the Pemlscot County 40 nd 8. He Is vice-president ol the American Legion Fair Board. Other officers to be installed In- lude Herbert Prange of Carnthers- llle, first vice-commander; Waren Fields of Porlageville, second Ice-commander; William A. Jop> In of Haytt, third vice-commander Willis Kaiser of Eteele. fourth vice ommanrier; Van Johnson of Ca uthersvllle finance officer: James *ullarn of Braggadocio, sergeant at arms; Joe Tipton of Cariithersvine, ilstorian; and- the Rev. Floyd V. Brower of Caruthersville, chaplain. HEALTH UNIT (Continued from Page 1) vaccine. Venereal disease control service resulted in 124 diagnosed cases admitted to service and 42 cases treated locally. A total of 349 patients were transferred to the Rapid Treatment Center in Hot Springs. Six talks on syphilis were attended ffy 235 persons and 519 field investigations were made. Tuberculosis control work brought 97 new admissions to service and 28 field visits to active cases. Nursing visits were made in 193 cases and 75 old cases were readmitted to nursing service. Visits to doctors regarding tuberculosis cases totalec 96 and 74 tuberculin tests were given contacts under H years of age. 146 Maternity Ca*es Admitted A total of 146 maternity case, were'admitted to medical conference while 152 nursing service visits were made. Visits to medical conference totaled 211. Two hundred fifty-nine blood tests for syphilis were given and 13 positive cases were treatec during pregnancy. Eighteen post partum examinations were made n medical conference. Nine midwifi meetings were held and 126 offlci visit* were made by mid wives whi assist in maternity, conference. A to tal of 10 lectures, were given an films shown, with 1115 persons at tending. Infant hygiene activities include W children admitted to m«dica conference and nursing service Seven of these were children bor prematurely, and -15 home vLsil were made in these cases. Three in cubators were loaned for prematur .^babies. A total of --116, visits fwer ^made for medical examinations Well Child Conferences. As a resu of these, four children were place under private physicians 1 care an three were hospitalized for malnu trition. Pre-School Service In pre-school service given by t] Health Unit, 297 physical examina tions were given children enterin school. These included imimmiz tions. A total ol 17 were admitte< to nursing service and 23 home and office visits were made by nurses. Three hundred persons attended 14 talks and film-show ings. School hygiene worlt included 23 Mo Developments n Shooting Probe Sheriff William Berryman uid his morning that there have been o outstanding developments in the ivestigaticn of the shooting of a 'egro woman by two OsceoU offi- ers Monday night. The Inves tl g ation be gan yes ter- ay, the sheriff said, and is ached- led to be continued tomorrow •hen Prosecuting Attorney H. G, "•art low returns to Mississippi bounty. Mr. partlow ia current ly t tending Circuit Court at Marlon. The woman, Ethel Strong, about 45. was fatally shot by Osceola fight Marshall J. G. Pendergrast nd City Officer Alec Wiley, who aid she attacked the former with in ice pick as they attempted to irrest her. FAIR Sross Testimony To Be Released NEW YORK, Sept. 37. (/P>—Thi grand Jury testimony of once-talkative Harry Gross becomes an open 3OOk today, naming names of cops whom, the boss bookie says protect ed his racket for f 1,000,000 a. year. A bulky digest, well over 100 psg es, is crammed full of legal dyna mite for corrupt patrolmen and high brass alike. It is expected to name th* 18 police defendants discharged ; eight days ago when Gross refused to talk and wrecked the conspiracy case against them, the 58 present or former cops named as co-con- sp'irators. and a group of high >police department officials. ^ : (Continued from Page 1) hevllle, I (no 2 and 3). Pastel—Donna Dedman, Blythe lllf. H no 2 and 3). Oil—Donna Dedman, BIythevilli (no 1 and 31. Crayon—Elizabeth Krister. Yar bro, 1; nla Kay Campbell. Yarbr J; Allene Wilson, Yarbro, 3. Spatter Painting — Johnny Johnson, Yarbro, 1; Barbara Lob ley, Yarbro, 2; Sally Johnson, Yar bro, J. Finger Painting — Joe Lyn Hughes, 1; Shirley Ann Self, Ya bro, 2: Jane Oglesby. Yarbro. 3. Original — Mary Maude McRa Blytheville, 1 and 2. Clay—J. W. Richardson. Yabro, 1; Phil Johnson. Yarbro. 2. Pencil—Johnny Lou Johnson, Yarbro, 1 (no 3 and 3). Winners of yesterday's flower judging were: Marigolds—Charles' Abe Kinnlng- ham, Blytheville. 1; Mrs. R. A. Copeland, Blytheville, 2 and S. Zinnias—Millie Ann Mallory, Bly- thevllle. 1; Mrs. R. A. 'Copeland, Blytheville, 2. Petunias—Mrs. R. A. Copeland, Blytheville, 2 (no 1 and 3). McClellan Looks At Boyle'Facts' Democratic Leader Denies He Used Job For Personal Profit WASHINGTON, Sept. ZT. (API —WIHI»m M. Boyle, Jr., acknowledged today lhat he accepted eight law easea Involving government agencies—with fees estimated a( 5158,500—while Mrrlni as "acting chairman" of the Democratic National Committee. Let ha rq ia Crew 'Rests' in Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept, 27.' <AP) —The crew of the raft I^thareia rested up here today in preparation for continuing tomorrow down the Mississippi River. The two unmarried girls and two bachelors have been here since Moll- day, making personal appearances about town. They hope to reach New Orleans in about two and a half weeks Jftcr an 1600-mile trip from New Kensington, Pa. WASHINGTON. Sept. K. (Ft — Senator McClcllan (D-Ark) told Democratic National Chairman William M. Boyle, Jr., today his purported sale of law practice "implies" Boyle may have used his po lltlcal position for personal profit Boyle denied it vigorously. At a Senate hearing. McClellan described as "unusual" the arrangement Boyle and Max Siskind, a Washington lawyer, had testified they marie for Sisklntl to take over Boyle's practice and pay him 1150,000. McClellan said the fact they never signed any paper for the 8150,000 sale "implies that there was an arrangement that you were to receive, fees" In the guise oC installment payments. Dtceolons Form Heal Estate and Investment Firms Six p»c«ol*n» recently formed two corporation!, one to buy and sell real estate and the other an investment company, Bruce Ivy, agent tor th« Cotton State* Company, said his firm i purchased about 3,000 acrei In Phillip* County as an Investment and will buy and sell other lands. Muriel B. Ivy and Neal Schaessel were incorporatora of the company along with Mr. Ivy. The firm has 1,500 shares with no par value. The Ohlendorf Investment Company was Incorporated by H. F Ohlendorf, Frances Ohlendorf aiu A. J. Florida. Agent for the firm Is H. F. Ohlendorf. The Investment company has 1,500 shares with no par value. Senator Shows File 'On Jessup and Reds IRAN TAX ELECTION Unnecessary Borrowing Must End, Snyder Says ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27. I/Pi— John W. Snyder, secretary of the treasurer, said today unnecessary bor- rowing.for civilian projects must be throttled under the defense program if we are to "keep our-economy strong." Sriyder, In a speech prepared for delivery before ihe natldnalassocla- tion of supervisors of state banks said It was essential that defense industries get necessary capital. (Continued from Page 1) ed "demogoguery" and shouted that hey had to pay hundreds of dollars out of their own pockets each year or travel expenses, telephone calls and postage above their annual ;2,SOO tax-exempt allowance. Senator Bridge* (R-NH) proposed Lhat members of Congress raise :heir own pay to $22.500. They noi get 112,500 salary plus the $2,500 allowance. He withdrew this amendment when it was announced that congressional committees are working on a separate salary-hiking bil for the lawmakers. Bridges then moved to kill Williams' amendment but lost, 48 to 3*. The President now gets a $50,000 tax-free allowance in addition to his $100.000 salary. The vice-president and Speaker of the House have a $10,000 allowance plus their $30,000 salaries. Continued from 'paj« 1 the Former Resident Joins Low Firm Henry Wilson, former Blythevlll' resident, has Joined the law firm o Reives and Smith in West Mem phis. Mr. Wilson received his pre-lega schooling at the University of Wyoming, Laramlc, and was graduated from Vanderblll University School of Law, Nashville, In August. A veteran of World War II, Mr. Wilson served three years with the Army with one year ol overseas duty and wus discharged with the rank of staff sergeant Mrs. Wilson is the former Miss (Continued from Psge 1) of Iran's program which nationalized the British government-controlled Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. With the 317 remaining British technicians at the great Abadin refinery given until Thursday to gel out, Britain appealed to the President of the United Slates last night (or help. President Truman's reply came today and was rushed to 10 Downing Street, where Attlee was meeting with his cabinet on the delicate issue of whether to send British troops to protect Its oil men in Iran. WASHINGTON. «*pt. ft. W>— •enator McCarthy (R-Wls) today iroduced eoplu of a batch of documents which ht said support his ontentlon that Ambassador-at- arge Philip C. Jessup ha* "an unusual affinity for Communist auses." McCarthy took the material, bound with a cover sheet In deep pink color, before a Senate foreign relations subcommittee studying President Truman'i nomination of Jessup ai an American delegate to the United Nations. Jessup, a top adviser to Secretary of State Acheson, has served previously as a dele- gale. ^ McCarthy, was the first witness ; the subcommittee started public hearings on the Jessup appointment McCarthy told reporters the material he wai presenting to the group "should persuade the aenate to refuse to confirm Jessup." Jeiauy May Reply Senator Sparkman (D-Ala) salt Jessup might take the witness chair Inte In the day to reply to McCarthy. The ambassador already lias denied similar accusation against him by McCarthy last year McCarthy's' 26-page compilatio contained some copies of documents he has presented before In critl clsm of Jessup. He also drew heavily from test! Carlcne Wallace of Blytheville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wallace. They have a three-year- old daughter, Myra Jane. mony which has been given by var lous witnesses who have appeare this year before the Senate's Inter nal security subcommittee. Nowhere in his prepared brief d! •fcMalhy specifically call for Sente rejection of the Jessup nomir.a- on. He had said he would "pretty .uch let these document* speak for nemselves." "Hlthll|hU" Covered An Introductory statement in McCarthy's brief laid "the documents ontalned herein do not even rentote- y constitute the entire picture of Ambassador Jessup's record, but merely cover some of the highlights >f the evidence In the-Jessup case." McCarthy added that "after the evidence (which h« set forth) was irought to the attention of the President, he gave Jessup top secret clearance to all atomic and hydrogen bomb Information and appointed ilm as U. 8. delegate to the United Nations." Fortln Mentioned One of McCarthy^ exhibits dealt with testimony by retired Brig. Gen. Louis J. Portler before the Internal security subcommittee last week. Wi'ni Taltnt Contest Virginia Marshal, 13, of Victoria, a soprano, won the Amateur Talent Roundup show held Tuesday night at the Osceola Communist House. Harry M. Taylor, 12, of Blytheville, a pianist, was runnerup and Loretta Loy Girdley of Ttowah won honorable mention. Many buoys used to mark obstructions at sea have had to be redesigned to make them more visible on radar screens. TRUMAN Royal Tour Rescheduled LONDON, Sept. 37. W)— Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will leave for their postponed Canadian tour by ah- on Oct. 7, they announced today. (Continued from Page 1) mended to Congress the prompt enactment of a law— . . . Which will require all full- time civilian Presidential appointees. Including members of the federal bench; all elected officers of the federal government, including members of the Congress; and all otheY top officials and employes of the three branches of the government—say those receiving salaries of $10,000. or more, plus flag and ^general officers of the._arrned services—to file annually a 'statement of their total incomes, including amounts over and above their government salaries, and the sour of this outside income." children physical referred by teachers for examinations. The same number of cases were admitted to medical and nursing service. Twenty-seven home and office nursing visits were made. Ten taUu were given in' schools and these were attended by a total of 447 children. Morbidity service given by the Unit included the issuing of SM food-handlers certificates and »84 office visits made In this connection. Two cancer cases and one heart case were admitted to service. ClirdCi for Crippled Held Three crippled children's clinics were held during the period cover' ed by the report, with attendance totaling 126. Fourteen new cases were admitted to service and 47 office visits were made. Types of crippling diseases handled at the clinics included polio, spastic paralysis, osteomyelitis and congenital conditions. Laboratory work for this period included the following: S6 blood cul-l tures for typhoid fever, 38 widal : tests for typhoid, 735 stool and urine cultures for food handlers and suspected cases, 15 throat cultures for diphtheria, 2.810 blood tests for syphilis. 60 blood tests for undulant fever, 38 blood tests for tularemia. 347 urinalyses made in office, 49 cultures for tuberculosis, three dog heads examined for rabies and 28 fecal tests lor parasites. named Tuesday is soon as Etowah returns wert received. According to Act. 403 of 1S51. the county court is to meet within 10 days following the election to Issue an order re-certifylni the returns. After the issuance of this order, 15 days remain in which an election may be contested. Jasse Taylor of BlythevUIe, chairman of the election commission, and Oscar Fendler of Blytheville. secretary, attended yesterday's meeting. The third member, D. Fred Taylor of Osceola, wa* absent. Giles to National League CINCINNATI, S«pt. ST. (*) — Warren C. Giles, Cincinnati baseball man, today accepted the presidency of the National League. 'Obituaries Ritei Held for Infant Graveside services for Andra Fay Tomlln, Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Tomlln, 535 Parkway Drive, were conducted at 4 p.m. today at Maple Grove Cemetery by the Rev. Harold White, pastor of the Luxora Baptist Church. The child was dead at birth at Walls Hospital this morning. She was survived by her parents. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. Griffin Child Dies Services for Doris Jean Griffin three-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rayford Griffin of Oscw- la, will be conducted at 2 p.m. to> morrow In Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. H. B. Simms. ' The Infant died at its home at 607 South Broadway this morning. 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