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Monday, October 24, 1949
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?AOK TWELVE 24, 1U4S* Army-Navy Battle Based on Best Way to Defeat Russians Safety of Nation At Stake in Feud ' 2 W««ks of Hearing* Before House Group Undergo Analysis Editor's note: The House Armed Service* Committee "in Washington has just finished hearings on a row among the services orer defense policies- Some members consider UiEsrj hearings the most important in years. The Associated Press Is analyzing them In » series of AP news- features, to bring out how the battle began, the main Issues and arguments, the likely results and the effects on national policy and security. The stories are by Barney Livingstone and Douglas H. Cornell reporters who covered the hearings; and by Elton O. Pay, AP military specialist. Tlie Courier News presents the first of the series today. - By • Douglas B. Cornell WASHINGTON, Oct. 24—TO—A story of bitterness and friction In the, armed services has been unfolding in congress. It amounts to a story of deep disagreement over the best way to lick Russia in case of wnr. -I,ives and billions of dollars am the safety of the: nation are at itake. What started all the fussing? Why : are great war heroes, distinguished . Americans, calling names and throwing rocks? Wha are; the .main issues and argument? ' ' Whit Next* And ;What comes- next? Kobody has all the answers. Bui some of them came out in twt veeki of . hearings by the House Armed Services Committee. Basically, the dissension ha grown out of the Navy's' feeling ..that.-It is being slighted. It think the"Army and 'Air Force have gang ed up on It It tl'ilnVcs the Al force, .especially, Is getting a better deal in money to spend on a kind of warfare that is wrong, a kind that goes: in . lor-- Intercontinental-, atom bombing. The _ Army and • Air Force say they •" »ien't trying to sink the Navy. "...,'' - . But they say, >too, that it war •gainst Russia won't be the amphibious, Island-hopping Job on which the Navy 'and Marines did AO :%ell against' Japan. So they are against the Navy's proposed super carrier. And the •Navy ._is peeved because Secretary of, Defense Johnson stopped construction of ,th« carrier. At this'point, Judging from reaction In the House committee and the Ing. Gen. George C. Marshall, w! ran the whole Army in World War • ri. says moneyr-ls the root of .nil the trouble and he remembers ximtlar troubles going back 30 year'a. > ••• ' - .. • .. The present fight dates back to •ffortj 'to push/an armed forces unification taw through Congress. The Navy,.'for the' : most part \vas against it ;all the.way. It finally went;,through In 1947. Testifying against it then were )bituaries litcs for Hugh Hayes 'o Be Held in Corning Oraveside services for Hugh layes, 58, will be conducted at pm. tomorrow at the Palhvlew 7emetery in Corning, where he had ived all his life until coming to Uythevllle two years ago, Mr. Hayes auffered a heart attack Sat- irday afternoon. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs- Hara Hays, 211 west-Kentucky, a on, Norman Hayes of Corning, and a brother Charlie ffaycs of Detroit, Mich. The Holt Funeral Home Is In charge of arrangements. . * • jeorge W, Taylor Dies; 3urial Rites at Cooler George Washington Taylor, 75, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ol!le Burt at New Madrid, Mo., Saturday, and services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the home jy the Rev. E. C. Simms, pastor of the Assembly ol God Church in Blytheville. Burial was In the Ml. Zion Cemetery at Cooler, Mo. Mr. Taylor had lived most of his life In New Madrid. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs, Dora B. Allison ol Steele, a son, Clarence Taylor of Hollaml, and two brothers William Taylor of Blytheville ant: Kale Taylor of Nimmons, Ark., anc his sister, Mrs. Burt, with whom he made his home. Pallbearers Included R. M. Cal- vcrl,' J. R. Bailey, \V. J. Young Hubert Drake, Floyd Bailey and Mr. Martin. The Cobb Funeral Home Blytheville was in charge of ar rangeincnta. Infant is Buried Funeral services for Slilrley Sue Parten, six-week old, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. s. J. Parten of Dell were conducted at 4 p.m. yesterdaj at thf; Dogwooti Riuge Cemetevy b; the Rev. T. l,. Lewis, Penlacosta minister. Tlie child died at the lioni of 'the parents at 2:30 Sunday morning. 'Hie parents, a sister, Palsy Rut! Clinton Man s Shot on Susy Street CLINTON,.Ark., Oct. 23. (AP) — nsy afternoon shoppers ivrto saw man shot down In a blast of p!sol slues today were asked, for llicir er.<;ion.s of the bizarre Incident. Van nurcn County Sheriff I,. D. Caxlugcr said more than 30 people •ere to be called upon lo describe ow: Luther Scott, 51, Veterans Ad- ilnLsLration employe, was .shot iree tiine.s on a crowded business treet. In downtown Clinton Satur- ay afternoon. One of the witnesses to be qties- ionert todny was State Rep. Bert 5i!\dley who said he was handed n Istol a few seconds after Scott lumped to the ground. Five bullets ul been fired from the gun. '* Shei'iff Cislnger said Martin Scott. 60, no relation to the \vounti- ll man, was being held In an unclis- losed jail. No charges have been lied. Scott was arrested a few rnin- ites after the shooting. Luther Scott was taken to Port Roots VA hospital In North Little iock soon after the shooting. He suffered two bullet wounds In hts chest and one In his left hip. Hi condition was reported as crlelical today by hospital attendants. Planter Wit/i Keen Sense Of Humor Offers Idea To Beat the Rain "Rap" Corljit Stockton, a planter 111 the Cole Hidge section, 11 miles southwest of Blytheville, may lose his crop because of wet weather, but he still has a sense of humor . . . ami ({ood ideas as to how to beat tht rain "rap." He weathered the morning downpour Just to visit the County Agent Keith J' Bilbrey's office, to give some advice that might revolutionize muddy farm techniques. Chances are If you see a combine vip to the hub In mud, being toired through fields by a mamoth balloon, it'll belong [o Mr. Stockton. He .said today he was looking for the War Surplus Supply house with the largest balloon on the inarkel. and ho planned to attach !t to his combine to keep it from Joint Party Is Planned By "Y" and PTA Group The BIythcville "Y" and the Junior High PTA will entertain with a joint Halloween party and parade Halloween night. During the evening, movies will be shown and games conducted. One of the primary purposes of the affnir will Ix; to provide entertainment for this night rather than having the yoime people marking up cars and windows and engaging n malicious mischief. During the evening, refreshments vlll be served. Tlie parade will start from the "Y" with plans to be announced later. TRUMAN Mr. fiilbrey pronounced the Idea . . • good, but for the cost . . . ami advised Mr. Stockton to use over-sized rice and cane tires with huKe rubl>er lugs to keep tractor fn»n bogging down, admiral, no live nnd retired, winding up with Dcnfcld. The tlie committee heard the Army Force chiefs, Gen. Omar find Air Brntl- . loy, chairman of the policy-making joint chiefs of staff, secretary Johnson and Hoover. • finally ex-Presklent Hopes for Early Coal, Steel Strike Settlements Fade Thickening gloom appeared to have smothered today any hope for early peace in the nation's industrial-crippling coal and steel strikes. Nowhere was any apparent progress toward a break in either of the two major disputes as unemployment mounted and more and more Industries became hobbled. Some railroads prepared to curtail train services because of dwindling coal piles and layoffs continued In Industries dependent upon steel supplies. There \vtis no Indication that i President Truman had decided to I Intervene in cither .strike but' spreading dislocations in the na- , tton's economy made such action ; ecm more and more likely. Ad- r nlntslration polit,-y, iio\vever, was lescrlbed yesterday as still one of lope and some strike-breaking con- : ions might be forthcoming soon itid that White House action would lot be necessary. Assessed Valuation Up On Arkansas Property IJ.TTLE ROCK, Oct. 24.. (AP) — Arkansas' Uix assessed valuation of real and personal property this year amounted to $515,371,449. H was an increase of more lhan SI5,OCC,OCO ubovc that for 1048, the Arknnsa.s Tax Commission .said Saturday. The increase was the highest iu the state's history. Fire Marshal Named LITTLE 110CK, Oct. 24. (AP) — Bernard J. Reed, Lonoke attorney has been apopintcd Slate Pire Marshal lo fill the post vacated by the death of the late Lee Dakcr. Reed will assume his duties Nov. I. Increase in Expected Federal Deficit Seen WASHINGTON, Oct. 21. «>) — Commerce Department reports indicated today that continued drops in corporate profits and national income may press the anticipated icderal deficit for the current fiscal year about the $4,000,000,000 mark at least. The year ends next June 30. The department reported last night that corjxjrate profits droppec in the April-May-June period for the third consecutive quarter, i National income— ol which cor iwvatc profits make up ahout one- .•'cvcnth — slipped tp an annual, rate of $223,700,000.000' for the seconi quarter. The annual rate for the previous quarter was S220,3UO,000,0(X) Stove Causes Alarm Blythcville firemen answered a call to the residence of Mrs. Lucy Campbell, 401 East Ash Street, this morning. Fire chief Roy Head said an oil cook stove had burst into "flames. Chief Head sidd only the stove was damaged. Continued from Fage 1 he UN Atomic Energy committee. "This Is a good, plan," the president declared. "It Is a plan that can be effective in accomplishing its purpose. H Is the only plan so :ar developed that would meet the echnical requirements of control, that would make prohibition itomlc weapons effective, and vhe same time promote the peaceful development of atomic energy on a cooperative basis. To Continue Stockpiling "We support this plan and will continue to support it unless and until a better and more effective plan is put forward." This was a new notice that the United States will continue building up its stockpile of atomic bombs until controls are guaranteed. The Russians have Insisted on 1 outlawing the bomb as a. preliminary to discussion of controls. The president also laid heavj emphasis today on the importance to peace of: -' 1. Technical assistance and cap- Hal investment In underdeveloped areas where "at least half of man- j kind lives In dire poverty." 2. Attaining basic civil and po- I'tical rights "for men and women everywhere— without regard to race, language or religion." He further expressed the hope chat eventually "every nation on earth will be fully qualified and loyal member" of the United Nations. Limestone Saving S«en In Dam Site Change LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 24. (AP)—A slate agency thinks that changing She site for the proposed Wolf Bayou would save Arkansas Jime- itone deposits. The Arkansas Resources and Development Commission Saturday suggested that U.S. Engineers re- sturty plans for the dam now planned on the White River near Batesville. Construction of the reservoir at its proposed site would destroy the states vast deposits of limestone and silica, the olmmission said. Negro Forfeits Bond Thomas Ross, Negro, forfeited Livestock NATIONAL STOCK YARDS Til Oct. 24. </)>>-(USnA>-Ho g s, IS ma'. , , , .,- - ' Ho 8S, 15,000- fairly active, strong to 25 hlRr> Pr ' 170-270 Ibs 18.25-50; top 18.60 but more at 18.25; 280-310 Ibs 177= 18.25; 140-160 Ibs 17.00-18.25- ioj" . 130 Ibs 15.00-17.00; good sows Ibs down 1650-17.50; few heavier weights 15.25-16.25; 17 75: . , down to 15.00; stags 12.00-14.50 Cattle SOOO; .calves 2000; hich good ' steers 29.00-30.00; good cows 16.00-50; commond and medium 14.25-15.50; canners and cutters 11.00-14.00. Along the way, Chairman Vinsnn (D-Oa) accused Johnson of making the ; Navy is los- ^ "grand stanri play" by trying to ,. .'•• i cut clown on defense expenses with who ou *' consulting Congress. sold lie had loUl Con- gross what lie wu.s going to do anri [fiat lie still intends fo save some money. This year's buclgeU he siUd, is around $14.400.000,000 and next year's I.s about $13.00,000,0(10. Hnover said Johnson deserves Mip- IX) rt. Tnc hearings wound up with ft roum3 of pleas for everybody to get together and pull Tor the team. Eventually, probably early next year. J O/FO Victim, 7, Dies MEMPHIS, Oct. 24. (AP)— Sevcn- •ear-Qld Billy Baker of Memphis } died at Isolation lodny "oE i K>Ho. His death was the ninth ' auscd by the here this year. men like Adm. A. W- Rndfonl and the committee will produce^ re- Capt. ' John G- Croivmielm. port. Congress re-vised . the law this') But what will-the more iuuuc<UnLa year' to give Secretary of Defense j result.*; be? Again on the basis of Johnson more responsibility aiul it looks as if: I Denfeld may be booted nut as committee and Pentagon reaction, and power In.the defense establishment. Navy men ^seethed abotit that, but not j.Very openly. An anonymous memorandum turned up on Capitol Hill spring". It hinted at frauds and use of political pull in the development of the B-3G bomber program. :• Only A Symptom The. armed services .committee ordered an investigation that uncovered Cedric R.' Worth, then a chief of naval operations ami navnl representative on the Joint chiefs of last t staff. Other officers also may be cuv back. But there have been pledges there will be no reprisals against the Navy, only efforts to put somebody on the team who will work with the team. 2. The Air Force will go right on nhrad with its B-36 ntnl plans for Navy Department official, as the | ^ lrnle[ ,j c bombing author. The committee decided un-|' 4 j; hnson is going to nm th!n , anlmoiisly there had been no pol-, - Iticai conniving or corruption in ] connection with the B-36, Then this same Captain Crommelin burst out with a statement saying the B-36 affair was only a symptom of bigger troubles. pretty much his own way At the Pentagon and keep on trying to economize. 5. Congress intends to horn in B bit on .some 61 the strategic planning, at least insofar as effects of the budget are concerned. 8. The services themselves may He followed up by slipping to the press confidential letters in which some of the top admirals f nave to make a filart toward Rrcatcr like Radford and Lewis E. Den- i teamwork and harmony by Irnrimg feld endorsed views about like his own. Rudford now is commander of the Pacific Fleet and DenfclU is chief of Naval operations, Crommelin is under suspension, lacing prospects of a court martini. The House committee set out to find out what was wrong in the Pentagon and why the admirals were unhappy. more officers and by joint training. 7. Now that the Navy hn.s had a hearing before a sympathetic court, it will have to start bowing gracefully to Pentagon decisions that fro against it. 8. The confidence of the people .in Llir military high command may ; be wcnkeneti until there are signs Radford brought on every top ' of better cooperation. —fc3 FfQm whereI s it.../yJ oe Marsh Two Heads Are Better Than One (Or None) ^rl^l^>rit$ IM 1 ?.^^""- «-Tw-r:^ii-i^ r^-r^I^ -^ J«c«» I kno* beforehand exactly * * "" ^ dcci5 ">"-" .ry." "I "and when wb»t the unsirer will be. From where I sit, jour own opin- T0r^*l r , , is Wnrlh a 1»1—I"H so's I Ko Liko T,l, cn i n «Hlcd a new gnp- oUcr fellow's. Tlial'a why t keep Is— I iotmd Tom » back and »sk» &nmc cpicaiJon. "Well* *oys Tool, "in aijr opinion it is-- 'art en; and two half brothers. 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