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I-'HIDAY, JUNE 28, 1<MG Army Trims Officer Needs To 50,000 v WASHINGTON, June 28. (UP) — fcci), Uwighl D. Eisenhower, army •Wilcf of staff, estimated ycstci'day Ihnl 50,000 professional officers will meet ttie army's needs for the next 25 to 40 years "or until the United Nations becomes a definitely effective force." :•'Eisenhower, testifying before a Senate Military Affairs subcommittee on a Ijill to double the 25,000 officer limit, said the 50,000 ici;- uliu- officers would be augmented by 30.000 reserves. The subcommittee unanimously approved the bill and promised to try and get it through Congress before tile summer recess. Eisenhower's officer figures were bused on an estimated total army strength or 1.000,000 men he suirt would be needed as lout' as oci'ii- pation troops must be kept in Europe iiiul japan. Eisenhower hazarded a pers:>n;!l t'ue.ss, however, that "when (hnv job (occupation) is done mid we can come back in our own shell we can trim down to muybc 800.000 .men. plus 50,000 for taking care of bases." lie .said the bulk of the new officer authorization would go into the air corps. He said the army planned to liave S7.MIO officers in the air corps and 22,500 in the ground and service forces. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS RED RYDER BY FRED IIAKMAN SlitS PULLIN' HERSELF PACK ONTO frt* WIRE' 1E.P' AN SHEIL GO Crt WI1H HER ACT LIKE NOTHW BUT YOU SEE WHAT VJHEfJi 1 "SAf 1«I«G<5 ARE ttORE PEACEFUL, VJH1OITXX3 THE. STEPS CFIADT SPIELER'S CIRCUS REACH A CU/-SAX A5 A TIGHT- WIRE SLIPS •DURlSSG HEKACT PAGE THKtt Nashville Department Damaged by Fire 'NAS'HVILLE, Term.. Jui>= £8. —Nashville's second downtown fire within ,, week and its first fourth (ecncrnl) alarm blaze in many months burncit out the seventh floor of one of two buildings occupied by Harvey's Department Store and caus«t extensive damage ~ floors beneath last night. ™. Tlic fire, discovered shortly before midnight, caused "lens ol thousands of dollars" damage. Fred Harvey, department store owner, fiild a closer estimate, or damage WILL REIGN Miss Leslie Hampton, Miss Arkur.SES 1945, will reign over the Miss ArkansEis Beauty Pageant at Paragould, July }\, at which Urns 5U girls from over the state will compete for the title of Miss Arkansas I9-1G. The event is sponsored by the Eastern Arkan- ,sas Young Men's Club who will' ' ccntl the winner to Atlantic City •" -lo compete in the j\5iss America! Pageant. Close-Out SALE Girls Pinafores . . . Baby Dresses . . . Boys Rompers . . . Sixes 1 (o 3 Values §2.75 (o §1.00 Out They Go at— $1.50 GIFT SHOP MOSS BRYAN 103 East Main VASll TUBES Lawn Mowing Party At Edinburg Grass urows fcst in Soulh Texas during the summer monlhs. The Court House luwn grew so slinky Unit ji ^.j- •» -..^ »»^.. v ..^.M. Ik , im-.ii jjit;\v iiu hiUiKlly llllll I he Edinburg, Texas. Junior Cha.uber of Commerce decided to have » hwn-cuttlng party So with power mowers, rnkes ;tod plain push type mowers, the sweating members hud their parly. A siiu:ll «roup of the party-mowers it shown cleaning up one corner of the Court House lot. (NKA TelcphoUO Marine Corps Enlists 795 Men in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, June 28. (UPI Some 105 Arkansas men have joined the Marine Corps since the new recruiting drive in the state bc«;in could not be made until later todny. Cause of the fire has not been determined. last April 10. The Litlle Hock recruiting still ion announced ludliy that 51 joined up in April, 53 in May and !)1 (Inis far in June.. Cant. Claude L. Wliillock of Henton, Ark,, commanding officer of I lie .slid ion here, siiid that in April ihc Marine Corps set up ol rices in Fort Smith, Tc.xarkaiia, Jouv.snoro. Pine Bluff, El Drado and North ntllc Rock, in addition lo tl lice here. Since Hint time, lie added, more Millions have been established In lint Springs, Rogers, liii.ssellvillc, Helena iind Forrest Clly. The first mini ( o fly over ttie niufjeil Andes, which rise lo a2,COO h'ct, wns K. J. J/aiicctl. lie flew from Limn t o _ Kmltos, Peru, 25 Baptist Leaders Gather Data orj Hospital Row MEMPHIS, Tcim., ,luuc 2(1. (UP) — 1'hc beard of truslres of |i:ipiSi. ii'Vipllii] here hus been handed sui;- nr«llnn.s for scl(Unn Hie dlffereniH's between tlie Institution and Mcm- pnts doctors ,,nd will act on the proposals Tucsdny, it Was announced todi:y. 1'r. Chiirlcs W. 1'opc, Nnshvlllc nctlvc head of the llaptlM cluircli in Tennessee, said tlie MIKKCSIJUIIS JUKI been made to the Ijoiml after n mcethiK of htsh church officials ti'tini Tennessee, Arkansiis aii't \*»- sisslppl here yrsterdny. Disputes over nmniu;cment of the hospital arose rce.cnlly wjien 51 mcmhcrs O f Hie Memphis and .Shelby County Medical Society clmuiid the hospital with "fnvor'liiB" cer- t»iu "iireferred" doctors. Cross-plowing Of Cotton Gets Good Results 'I'hlnnintt cotton with Irnclor cul- liviillou Is a labor wivlnn prncllce on many forms in South Mississippi county. On ilin i.ee Wilson mid Coni- imny favtn, H.OOO nciva have lit-oi cross-plowed. II ts estlmiitod <hO])- plni; on this im>n will cost $5 per acre, while on the rejiuliir plowed cotton cost will lx> iibiiut $'20. This Is ii very dellmle m!vim(iiKi> of eto.is- plowhiK, iiiTovilliv. (:> Counlv Audit I). V. Malocli, who suld I't linlim <llslrll)iilc the labor so a linule-.l number of hands euii cho;> more cotton. Home cross-plowed cotton Is clean wUluml hoeing, On the l.nwiniHY llrnlliciV faun, Ml) ucies-nioslly nlfalfu lueiidows --have been cross-plowed In Tl-ludi rows. Mr. Uiwnmre Is plowing iicross tin; rows wlih learn cultlva- lors so he can huve 31-Inch hills, lie believes ho Is saving two-thirds of I he cho|ipliiK cost by n'oss-plowliiK. "1 never would hnvc choppwl my cotton this year If I hiidn'l cross- plowed these aou iicres," was his KtnleniriU. The Lnxora c;ln Company Is con- tlnulni; Us pvoiinim of cross-cull I- vullon, The pasl year the company checked und cross-iilowed about 200 acres of cotlon. This yc'iir, (tie cross- plowed acreage Is iitio acres. l''i\rmers us n uroiip sny tlioy are saving from 05 to '15 per cent of the cost of (he first chopping by c i oss-plow I nit their cotton with 111 to :ill Inch row equipment. And (hey e.xijocl to suve Hint much on chopping throughout, (he ye.li. GOOD/^E AH" " TIRES ' L€TS MAKE A Call us up soon, and let's set a day for overhauling your tractor and other farm equipment. Waiting "til the last minute is mighty dangerous business that might lead to delay*] Now't the time to get your name oft OB? »o?vance lervite schedule.. McCORMICK-DEERING MACHINES PARTS AND SERVICE THIS SUMMER YOU CAN ... IF YOU BRING IN THOSE SMOOTH TIRES NOW FOR GOOH DELTA IMPLEMENT COMPANY Blythevillc, Ark. Nice Going, Mr. McKce! I STILL \ OH, »AV GMOUSSS! I JUST\ HOLV SMOKE! CANT GET \REWEWBEREDi THE TWIUS IIF 1MIOKEN THESE OAD ] LEFT THOSE HORRIBLE / 6fSS 'EW. HUMPH! ILL st.1 DOWN THE HW ALDUS THE | ANOOET'EW , TOVS [S WE 8f\THfiM»!SHEVl.KXO« ROK>,CWPV'!i BEFORE TWEVa WE'VE GOr K\DS WOtS. ROOM! ' SUTOEXW A POOROVEMS,MP. BY LESLTETURNEK * % "^^ m ,^*eiS(£ t_l $,*, -A Hot sizzling pavomonts are hard on tircsl That beautiful sun hoats 'om up and burns , 'em—and boloro you knov/ il, your tires are \vorn out. Don't lako a chanco. Got tho prolection oi a now Goodyoar Iroad, ox- portly applied by modern equipment. Got set today — save timo ... , I save tires... savo rnonoyl ' i "Got Goodyoar oxtra-milc- ! ago recapping and rolll * fi.OOxlO SK LOANERS FREE USEOUftr\ BUDGET PAY AS YOU RIDE Food Director ))r. IX'iinls A. KIlHKoriiUI, of Iho U. S. DeiKiilinenl of A|$rlcuUurc, smiles hromlly utter his election us lUi'ector-uenei'Hl of Intcrnii- l.lonsil Kincrueney Food Council. WASHER SERVICE rhiiip i'ii'i ''"el <;i™rifrn, l-'uiin, lv.ni, niul Hinnll ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. \V. ADAM.S, Miir. I'lumo 2011 111)11.08 W. Miiln Radio Service "I'll!" Ansel ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. W. ArianiN, Dlcr. 1'liono Wll i-Oli-OH W. Muln CORRECTION In Thursday's paper Kirhy I»rujr Store adverttaed Ice Cr xl 15c pint. This wa* an enwr. It should have rrad Ice Cream Pt. 25c Dancing Every Tuesday' Thursday and Saturday Musla A; l>ufco Doyle Lee iinil his 7-I'iccc Ilnnd For Reservations Call 3984 TWIN GABLES Roseland Service Station STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS Ol'KN SUNDAY — GAS 20c rKo i)uvis, MuniiKcr Hi\viiv 18 West * FELIX A. CARNEY City Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 324 E. Main St. Phone 2407 CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a «|iiick sale sec me. I have buyers for homes. Usl your proitcrty with 'me. My commission is 57o. I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL •••^^•'•-•-"^• Office 129 So. Second Phoue. M8 « ZX No Waiting! No Delay! In Arkansas - Missouri Tennessee - Mississippi • k ' ' On Good Business and Residential Property in Towns of Over 2500 MONEY PAID ON DAY OF APPLICATION IF TITLE IS SATISFACTORY Call or Write FLORIDA REAL ESTATE LOAN COMPANY ANDHEW J. FLORIDA, Vice-president PHONE 210 Mississippi County Bank Building Osccola, Arkansas Miss Minnie Lee Jones •,<<. Summer Classes in Piano J ,.>'•" Opening Monday, July 1, 1946 "^ 807 Chickasawba Phone 2994 For River-Washed SAND and GRAVEL / Phone 965 We Also Sell Good Black Sandy Loam and Dirt for Fills LARKIN SERVICE STATIM K. M. Larkln 219 East Main St.