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TRTTUT, JUNE 24, BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE OTK THE NATION TODAY Streamlining of Government "o fie Long, Slow and Tedious Vocess But Progress is Noted (Editor's Note: This is the l«t of four $tori« on the President'* plan (or reorganizing: the government.) By Jane* Mai-low WASHINGTON, June 24. WPj—Streamlining the government would w easy to explain, and understand, if the job could all be done at one rratk by the President or Congress. It doesn't work like that. It's a kind of step by step job, taking t of time stabbing in many directions—although now an effort is ;lng made to follow a general plan. Just as the government itself has*-- een pieced and patched together | bver Us whole history, so the jobj ft trying to streamline it B bit mst be done In pieces. Hoover Commission Seta Pace The general overhaul plan was lUtlined by the 12-man, special :ommission created by Congress nd headed by former President Eoover, Putting the plan into act- on is up to President Truman and 'ongress. Mr. Truman and Congress have K)th started work on H. So far he Hoover plan is being followed a general sort of way, although lot in every suggested detail. In May Congress passed an act o reorganise the State Deparl- nent The department now is going hrough its reorganization. The lain idea, of course, Is to get»more pork out of It more efficiently. For example, the pJan gives Sec- tctary of State Acheson 10 assist- \nl secretaries, instead of the six has had. This is intended to bghten the load on him. And work. if the department is being re- Jrrangcd. And—Congress is considering 'ill now to further unify the armed ervlces. The Senate has passed it, ;. there's no assurance the House 1. So nothing may come of this |nc this year. ?eek Better Military Stt-up bill would give Secretary Defense Johnson almost cotn- ete control over the three branch of the armed forces Army favy and Air Force. Congress in 1947 passed a law i bnifying the armed services. But |hat law allows the secretaries of Army, Navy and Air Force to directly to the President over : head of their immediate boss, |he secretary of defense. The present unification bill aid end that. So, Congress has decide whether it will do a liter job of unification than it Ud in 1947. freedom of those three sec- et-aries to go over the defense ecretary's head was one of the lajor problems of James V. Forestal, who -jumped to his death Jrom the naval hospital after ligning trie job in the spring. He packed .the bill now in Congress, Last Monday Mr. Truman offered |even organization plans to Con- If the lawmakers don't ob- ct'he can go through with them (Much of the reorganization job an be done by simple presidcntia der—with any lawmaking Con- ess—provided Congress does noi |bject.) This is the seventh plan. In out;: He wants—formally—to make National Security Council am National Security Resources oard part of the "Office of the 'resident. 1 ' | When those two bodies were* cre- ted in 1947, no one said "litre hey belonged. Actually, they've considered part of the Presi- len't office ever since. Mr. Truhan's plan would make it a fact. Osceola Clean-Up Campaign Enters Its Second Week HAYTI NEWS By N IMUU OHkwn The new Buiineu and Profes- lonsl Woman's Club installed of- leers recently 14 a dinner meeting n Gain's Cafe. Officers installed were 1 Mrs. Ernestine Light, president; Mrs. Ann Rowel), vice president; Mrs. Bonnie Buckley, recording secretary; Mrs. Sylvia Clendenln. correspond- ng secretary; Mrs. Lorraine Smoak, treasurer; and Mrs. Prieda Kelly, parliamentarian. Mrs. Minnie kou Golden was lopstmistress. and Mrs. Cathy Mc- Oee. of Ca rut hers ville, conducted the Installation service, presenting a flower to each officer. The club has n charter members. Twenty-two of them and It visitors were present for the installation. Osceola today launched into thi second week of Its city-wide clean up, paint-up, fix-up campaign. The project Is sponsored by thi Osceola Chamber of Commerce am was launched on June IS. It wil continue through June 30. Charles Jolliff. manager, said that propert owners and civic organizations de erve much credit for their co-ope •atiort In the campaign. Beginning today emphasis was m specific projects with Frida leing designated as Business and Industry Day. Merchants were asked to modernize store fronts, improve window decorations and clean all debris from back and side entrances. Saturday will be Home Day when property owners and renters are \ expected to clean nil vacant lots and beautify their lawns. Sunday will be church Day. and Monday D. D. T. Day when the n. D. T. crews, which have been operating here the past week, will make final checks. Tuesday will be Pick-Up Day when trucks will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the purpose of collecting garbage and trash placed in containers on the streets. Wednesday is Check-up Day and every one will check up on themselves and determine if their best tforts have been contributed toward this campaign. On Thursday, he closing day, the committee will nakc the final inspection and a certificate nf award will be given the organization and one to its >resident for the most improvements made. Mrs. Mnnhalis Hottes* Mrs. Angelo Mouhalis, Jr., was hostess to Beta Sigma Phi Sorority at her home Wednesday. No cultural program was given since summer meetings are being held only for the purpose of pledge training preparatory to taking the Ritual of Jewels degree in August. Mrs. J. N, Ingle was in charge 01 plefiee tmining and she and Mrs J. M. Trainor reported on the dlS' trict meeting of women's clnb! which they attended in Hayti earll er this month. Jaycers Hold Meeting Hayti's Junior Chamber of Com merce met Wednesday night at th ack Simp in a business session Next week the Jaycees will hav heir installation of ucw officer ollowed by an inaugural' bal ames Kolb. president of the Mil ouri State Junior Chamber 0 Commerce, will officiate at thi mectin?. Benny Jp.ck Hall is the oulRom president. Herschel K-lser will succeed him as head of the group. Hal ioyle'i Column— Amputees Proving They're As Good n Sports, Business As Anyone Else NAMED IN PROBE—James V. iunt leaves his office at Wash.ng- on, after the senate in vest I gating committee announced an inquiry on government contracts, based on report which named Hunt as management counselor.' Chairmai Clyde Hoey (D-NC) of the commit- ee quoted the New York Herald Tribune as reporting that Paul Ciii die, Massachusetts businessman, sal _ he paid $1,000 fee to Hunt for help in getting government contracts.— (AP Wir&photo). Negro Deaths Funeral services for Chapma Ponitz. Negro, who died at his home Saturday, will be conducted by Rev Minor Jones in the Nehemiah. Temple Church Sunday at 2 p.m. Survivors Include his wife, Hosa Ponitz, and mother, Gallic Turner, both of Blythevllle, and a brother and sister in Alabama. Burial will be in Burton Spurr Cemetery. Home Funeral Home is In charge. Read Counei Personals Miss Elizabeth W»xxU Miss Mi>x- Ine Brooks, and Mis. Cecil Smith attended sewing classes in Blytheville Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Jennie Rove's granddaughter. Mrs. Willis Cresap. of Br?nd.s- vllle, Mo., is spending the week with her at her home at 505 South First Street. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Triuble have ?s their house quest Miss My i tie Piles of Brandsville, Mo., at their home on Highway 61. north of Hayti. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Uiwis spent the week-end in St. I»uls with Mr. Lewis' sister, Mrs. James Graves, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Clark spent Sunday with their daughter. Mrs. J. B. Dickey, in Paragould, Ark. The marriage of Herbert L. Ham anfi Miss Grace Humphreys was solemnized here Saturday. June 18 •Miss Humphreys is Manufacturer Moves to End Price Log-Jam ST. LOUIS, Juiie 24. (Ift— Pric cuts ranging up to 30 per cent WCT put into ellect today by the Wels Company, one of the largest niai ifacturcr.5 of baby carriage swings, strollers and sulkies. "The price log-jam must 1 mashed," said A. D. Welsh, pres dent of tile (inn. "Prices are to ligh. They cannot be justified on rational basis, and the issue NEW YORK ((PI—«»pt. Bob An-, ersort Isn't worried about his own. :am. But ne 1« worried about the call- >er ol the enemy ball team that 111 trot Into the polo grounds gainst his outfit the night ot July 6th. And, of course, he's fretting iready about the attendance. "Ijast year we drew only about 000." he said Indignantly. "What they think we play In—wheel- hairs? This year we're hoping for 0.000." The game is one of the most n usual sports events In New York. II be the 17th annual baseball ontest between amputee war vet- rans, sponsored by the National .mputation Foundation. "We're trying to raise $100,000 Dr an amputee Information and esearch center here," said Anderson. 'But the main thing Is to get lie public out so we can show then; n amputee can do anything tlicy an." Bob, 25, lost his lett arm to German artillery shell In France n IMS. He is shortstop and captain >f the arm amputee team. The ival team is made up of leg ampu- ees. "And are these leg amps geUlw cocky," he said. "They'e going around town laying 2-to-l t>els alnbt us. "We beat ••"in < to 1 last season. but they do have a terrific team this year. It'll be a close Same. "All the players on both teams are vets from the second world war. The first world war vets arr getting , paunchy and slowing up We want to keep the game fast. And these leg amps are really fast, loo. They My their pitcher, Bert Sliepard, can still run a hundred yeards In around 12 seconds." Shepard, a former big leaguer, Is now player-manager with the Waterbury, Conn., Timers in the Colonial League. Several other am putces are semi-pro players. I.Ike many another amputee, young Anderson Is angry at what he believes Is senseless Job discrimination agalnfit men who have lost arms or legs In war or industrial accident!. "It's harder for everybody to get a Job today—and that doesn't make It any easier for the amps," he said. "Employers take an application from an amp and say, 'We'll let you know.' But usually they don't When they see he hat a physical disability, they forget him quick." It Isn't a personal problem with Bob. When he was discharged from :hc Army, h* wanted to go Into the "trucking buslnecs. But because had no experience the banks refused to lend him the necessary capital. Bob started a small retail egg route and saved enough to buy a truck. Now he has four trucks, four employes and a »12,00fl a year Income. 'Most people think It's a disadvantage to lose an arm," he said. "I think it's an asset. It teaches you to use your head Instead of your brawn. And I don't regret a minute I spent In the Army. H made me grow up fast. "I can do AS much work as any man still—load and unload 1,200 cases In a d»y. But little by little I'm getting away from the hard work. I'm getting to be a white collar truckman." Anderson tins a goal beyond his trucking business. He wants to build up enough capital to other amputee* utilise their age and reio —fulnn*. I'd like to start them hi justnesses on • share-alike he grinned. "Of course, it'i just a now—but I dont know of anf aaier way to Invest money than by backing a guy who won't let cap stop him." Lightning Kills Former VAN BUREN, Ark.. June 24 lift— William Michael SUMS, M, a farmer, was killed when he was struck by lightning near his home ftT*. miles east of here yesterday. The average rainfall of the Uo- Jave Desert Is five to six inches a year and the temperature then !• summer frequently reaches 1M degrees. » The American flag should be placed in or near the polling place* on every election day. beyond merely placing the blame for high prices." The executive said a stalemate in Die sale of merchandise gives evidence that consumers have taken the first action against high prices. Reducing prices under present conditions will provide "a test of business know-how, but business leaders must not. and will not, fall the people," Welsh declared. FLAME CULTIVATORS IMMEDIATE DELIVERIES MADE FROM STOCK TWO-ROW CULTIVATORS '375 POUR-ROW CULTIVATORS '570 ALL PATENT ROYALTIES & LICENSE FEES PAID SATISFACTION GUARANTEED If not completely satisfied with Barksdale Flame Cultivator you * may return it within 10 days and get money back. BARKSDALE MANUFACTURING COMPANY Blytheville, Arkansas Telephone 2911-Day 2133-Night Ham Is the son of Mr. and Mr Ok-n Ham o( Campbell, Mo. He is a World War II veteran and is now employed with the Pemlscot-Dunk- lin Electric Cooperative. The couple will make tlu'ir home in HatyL CHILLS ANDFEVER due to Ma jra 5si io- 666 WITH QUININE The Security Council is made lip of secretaries of State, Defense, fcrmy. Navy, Air Force, and anyone the President wants to ap- : oint. It has no powers, its job is to Id vise the President on matters If security. It meets only when President wants it to. I The National Security Resources ard Is composed of government | e part merit or agency heads chosen the President to .sit on it. Its job is to advise on our nat- resources. For example. U we aced war it would have to tell President what or resources ;, in metals, factories, man- ower. and so on. J You'll probably be hearing about Reorganization plans for years to ome. ax fet/x CARNEY , A monologue is t conversation between t med car ulesmsn «nd • prospect," says Hannah. I Oar large selection nf home ap- I pliances b u smooth as a used I ear salesman's palter. Cnme In land see—jWII ajrec. 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