The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 27, 1950
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THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1950 BLITHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ETJ5TKN Tfw Nation Today: Know Your Draft Status? Draft Law Proposa Is U.S. Sore Spot By Jamn Martow WASHINGTON, April 27. W) — The draft law, always • sore point in peacetime, Is worrying Congress again. The present law, permitting the government to draft men 19 through 26, was passed In June, 1948. Under this law only 37,000 men •o-ere dr.nfUd. None has been since January, 1949. But the selective Service System Is all set up. . S,70« Draft Boardl And there are 3,700 local draft boards—or selective service boards —arounci the country manned by 38.000 volunteer civilians. So, even though no one has been drafted, the machinery could be set in motion. But^thls law ends this June unless Congress votes .to, continue it. The problem Congress faces is this: 1. Since there seems to be no Immediate need for drafting anyone, why let the government have the power of drafting a man any time it: wishes? : 2 Or, since no one seems likely to be drafted in the foreseeable future, why not keep tbe law so the government can act fast it necessary? Advisers Favor Law President Truman's advisers, when Congress began considering the problem this year, favored keeping the law as it Is. . This ran into opposition in Congress and from civilian groups. Then came a proposal from Hep Vinson, Georgia Democrat. He's chairman of the House Armed Services Committee whose job It is to examine the problem and then recommend how the full House should vote. That mokes Vinson an Important an in the argument. Vinson made proposal: -eep a kind of draft law—that Is. keep intact a selective service system, which could swing Into action —but take away the government's power to draft anyone. Machinery Would Keep That means that the draft machinery would lie there but no one could be drafted unless Congress passed another law — say in an emergency—giving the government special power to draft. That's what Vinson had been mulling over. But yesterday he changed his mind. Because of "present world conditions," he said, he thinks now the present law'should be continued »s Is for another two years. Nevertheless, all this still Is only In the talking stage. Neither the fuil Senate nor House has voted yet. Until both do. we won't know the fate/of the draft law. That will be some weeks from now. '-' : Brief Background i. - Here's some brief background on the present law. : Jn.June, 19t48ii.reiaUp.ns., with. Rus- sia were not good. The armed forces then had a total of 1,445,000 men. Mr. Truman's military advisers thought the armed,forces ought to be quite a bit bigger. So Congress passed the draft law to provide men. Under It men 19 through 26 could be drafted. And an 18-year-old, one year too young to be drafted, could enlist. The draft got started in November, 1948 and was over by January 1949, with only 31.000 drafted then j and none since. ! What happened? For economy reasons, the military people decider not to make the big expansion. Alsf more than 200,000 between 19 and 26 have enlisted. Enlistments and re-enlistments arc now running about 35.000 a month. And the armed forces — which numbered 1,445,000 inen In June! 1948—are only slightly larger now. They have 1,476,000. HARDWARE 8 BIG DAYS OF SAVINGS AT HUBBARD HARDWARE CO NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that undersigned has filed with Ccmmis.sioner of Revenues of GILBERT ALARM CLOCKS Reg. $2.25 State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense hecr at retail on the premises described as 40B W. 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