The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 20, 1947
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PAGE POUK BLYTHEVILLE (AHK.V COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNK 20, 1917 Army's Strength 'WoefullyWeak' Information Chief /Points to Need for Arms Training Plan little White House'Dedication Plans Made at Warm Springs .': MIAMI, Fla., June 20. (UP) Trie 'present strength of the U. S. Anny is only 10 divisions as com: pu«d with 300 divisions for Russia and her European satellites, I/. Gen; J. Lawton Collins, army information chief, revealed today. In- an urgent plea. for universal military training. Collins told a national 'convention 'of the Reserve Officers Association that "our lor-, wll) cce p t u,e ces in Europe today are so small that they could easily be overrun." '•We have 10 divisions In the • Army today," he said. "Russia today is capable ot putting 200 divisions -in the field; they have them in the field right now. Russia's satellites in Europe could put another 100 divisions in the (icld. "We cannot man 4.000 aircraft today. The Russians have over 10,000." • ; Comparative statistics on thc armed might of major nations of Ihu world show that the United States is. "terribly weak," said Collins, wartime commander of the Seventh Army Corps that dropped airborne troops into France during the Normandy beachhead invasion. He has been mentioned as a possible suc- WARM SPRINGS, Oa., Jnnr 1Q- (UP) _ The laic President U».is°- velt's •'Little While House" will be dedicated SVcdiiesdny highliijlHln!; the 20th anniversary of the Georgia Warm Springs foundation, i'. was announced today. President Truman who was invlt- !<T to attend the ceremonies will unable lo attend because of pressing business In Washington, according io an earlier niinou'ire- ment from the White House. The foundation was establsshea by Mr. Roosevelt as a treatment center' lor Infantile paralysis victims. * Oov. M. E Thompson of GcDrgla Lieed to thc Little White House. The foundation has provided ciro for more than 0.000 patients, starting with 71 In 1027 and ronchh-; a peak of 700 in 1040. Thc foundation's capacity wa_ increased last year from 125 !o 105 beds. The institution is on t!v woociod slopes of Pint" Mountain, the central grounds covering 500 acres at an altitude of 1.000 lo 1.200 feet. Treatment pools are supplied by spvir.B water flowing at a natural temperature of 88 degrees from a depth of 1,500 feet at 800 gallons a nilivile Mr. Roosevelt first swum In '-he old Warm. Springs summer rcsoit pool in 192-1. three years alter he was stricken with infantile iwraly- sis- At the time there were neither Communist Vets Protest Charge Of 'Hating Army' NEW YOIiK. Juno 20. (UP) Communist veterans protested to Ihe War Department Icdny against K characterized as "hating/thc American Army." The statement is reportedly contained in a forthcoming publication. "Army Talks" No. 180. The National Veterans Committee of the Communist Party, addressing its protest to Army Chief of Staff am. Uwisht D. Eisenhower an Secretary of Wnr liobert P. Pnlle son. said the protests was made for "15.000 American commit- I nists vho served democracy In the ^ Grace Lcnczyk''Touted ' To Win Women's Meet ATLANTA. Ju>n 20. 'UP>--Tii'.-y were still to ing Lo iillnnnal.i 'Ji< unsung mecUiist. Guce Acni'/.yk, a '.U-year-uld Connecticut (jirl, from the Women's Western Open Uo:! Tournament locay ami lime V.MS running ovil on li'if.-m. 'Mtss Leiic^ 1 ,/. v: 1 er of a piuno Miovi 1 Incss of ii lln^'ii.' itiilir.e<i on both to to the hearts ctl Tlinv fon>.«iw Ixr u Five Games Scheduled | By Missco Amateurs thc veteran D;>i-jl i linilH in IH.T M-Mii- j JIA* the po'.v- iinil the d.iir.t- .:i.-j:> cK'ik, r::i|j- v'in iiei \vay ;:'.the eiillerj'ili::;. t!H' !ir\7 cl'^'ll- l thai she liu-ul i- 'Kll-liy ;)1 At- I-lay in thc Amateur Baseball League will be 1 iC'sumed Sunday afternoon with 1 live sanies scheduled to Iw played. tunduy's Barnes are: Blylheville at Little River, Lutes at Number 'j, Cooler av Armotel, Huffman at Blytheville Route 2, and Manila at Yiirijro. .CARD OF THANKS j We would like to express our since"* | thanks to all our friends and neigh- j I bor.s who were so thoughtful of us ! Ijngulst The Duke of Windsor is quite a liniiuistj spenkinK French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Dutch, as wel| as his mother and Welsh. tongues of English Head Courier News Want Ads. of OUr lnot |, cri Mrs . u a gnyder. Your kindness will always tie re- memljered. The Snyder Family • CARPENTER SERVICE Treasury Official'* Oppose Cashing of Bonrfs for Vets WASHINGTON, June 20. (UPI-- Tlie treasury today assailed as In- llationaiy a Republican proixual lo allow veterans to cash terminal have bonds immediately. In n report to the House ArmeS .Services Committee which Is cou- .-Iderlng the legislation, the treasu''y said the OOP plan "would add considerably to inflationary pressures which still threaten thc economy o[ the country Surgeon Dies While Performing Operation MEMPHIS. Tenn., June 20. (UP) —Funeral services for L)r. Hubert. K. Turley. Sr., 5(i, Memphis physician, will be held here tomorr<>v;. Dr. TuHey, a practicing physlcUn here since 1919, died yesterday w'if'i he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage while performing an opera:li>:i. Assistants completed the ope/ration. ; i Minor, repairing, Screen Work, Windows J Pair.ling, Replacing i Steps, and other work. i HOME SERVICE - & STORAGE CO. Telephone 2801 River Sand and Gravel Delivered to You Call ^ A. H.We Phone /14 t i-'orces. Joh i dates, (hairman of the com- mitte and former sergeant, in '.\\ r : purnl oops, and Robert Thompson, New York state Communist chair- nan anil holder of thc (llsllngii'^ied service cross, said the loyalty cf Communht \'elci'ans conlci be \ p er- ficd in War Department files. cessor to Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- j sta[f no| . s|)ec i n i fncilltios for hower as Army chief of staff. i meiit He felt that thc warm water. . Woefully Weak. General Says .. . "In this country," he said. "We have two and n third/divisions: one airborne division on the Atlantic coast, one Infantry division on the West Coast, and one-third of a division -left In .Texas. Those the climate, and the natural b":m- ty were Weal for a polio treatment center, and his efforts led i" cMi:o- rshmcht of the foundation. ' Today the instllution hns a larce new medical building, a treatment, pool and " recreational po< all we have today aside from thc school airl occupational . Marines and the Navy. The civilian | but](IilT| , vecrcntion halls. i',o:'ini- components are at present far lie- low, anything like the strength they must have even fo' a minor oiwn- tion — much less global war. 'Therefore, we f?e) the time I"R come when we must face ouj re- .ories. an intinnary, a'coinnon 'lining hull, chapel, brace shop a;icl col- tdl'cs for the families of. patients iiij-rifrnt every st-'-r and every age group. No profit I;' cin- I rived fiT,m rM'int.s. No one is n-I fused admission for lack of funds. Better Aid to Housekeeping Rent Our New FLOOR POLISHER Mississippi Co. Lumber Co. Phone 4445 James Roosevelt Si/ent On Party Support in 1948 SACRAMENTO, Cal., ,Julie 20 (UP> — James Roosevelt, chairman of the Stale Democratic Central Committee, wouldn't commll h!msrll today on whether he plans lo smr port'a ticket for President Truman. Henry Wallace or any otlw candidate in next year's California primary. The question is "premature." he said. Roosevelt mid he did not believe President Trumnn had completely deserted the program of the late President Roosevelt. He pointed to the Truman veto of thc tax bill as proof. He said, however, thai he aareeil with Wallace that aid to Orercc and Turkey should be hnndlnd by the United Nations. sponsibilities in the world squarely and back them up. if it is uect-'s--.!! lo do so wi'h the jrotentlal of farce j Universal training, he said, is the j most practical means of dcveloiVivr a strong reserve force. He u that such n program be inaug' [cd immediately. "We can't deal in probabil'hvs any longer." Collins warned. "Tin was one of thc mistakes made inior to pearl Harbor. .Irople said tht Japs couldn't attack us. but they dill. Today other nations in world arc capable t-i attacking v.s We must deal in capabilities and face the facts." Free Delivery Phone 2597 GROCERY 211 SOUTH FIRST STREET 3 Ears Lb. Each Lb. FRESH CORN TOMATOES CANTALOUPES LIMA BEANS FRESH OKRA POTATOES POTATOES TTl Tetley's, MoxweJJ House '/ 4 Lb. ICA Jack Sprat DILL PICKLES Fresh, Fancy Large Size Jumbo Green U.S. No. 7 Red Fresh Whole Lb. 5 Lfcs. 39(f Lb. Pkg. Gnl. Quart FRYERS SLICED BACON CHUCK ROAST OLEO All triads Lb. Lb. Lb, Lb. tit Uc 69c 63c 101 USES ON ALL STEEL "QUOHSE1S & Easily Erected with Carpenter's Tools Here's tin ideal farm building; that is economical lo buy, maintain and add to as it becomes necessary. ;;;in be used as warnliotise, barn, implement, shed, \niinal shelter etc.You need no siiocial tools to erect the "QwmseL" . . just the ordinary cnrpenU'i-'s tools [ire sufficient. 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