The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1950 · Page 23
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-PAGE TWKNTV-KOUR. Many Industrial Groups Termed 'Social Neurotics' Omaha Professor Cites Ailments of Modern ; Management in Speech ' KANSAS CITY, Dec. 14. (AP> _ Many industrial organizations were described yesterday by a university professor as "socially neurotic." Dr. Claude E. Thompson of the ' University of Omaha, In a talk bo- ' fore the consumers Cooperative As• sociaUon Convention, said they are "so bound up with Internal con- flicts ana administrative difficulties that Ihey are no longer able to make adequate adjustments to the demand of the external social and economic world." ; He said the key theme in managerial problems today Is not tcch- I nlques and methods of production, I but "how to commimicate effcc- •' lively in ever-growing organizations with all the problems which ; great size involve." Communication in an organization, Dr. Thompson said, needs to • be upward as well as downward. "IVhat (he Boss Thinks" "If the man-hours spent by sub, ordinntcs, both on and off the Job, in preoccupation about what the , boss thinks, were added up," he said, "The total hours would be staggering—not to mention the results it has produced in nervous : breakdowns and other forms of mental anguish." Jerry Voorhis. executive-secretary of the Consumers League, Chicago, told the 22nd annual convention that the cooperatives have themselves largely to blame for the fact income lax. criticism continues to plague them. "They just haven't bothered to tell their communities the simple facts about the taxes they pay," he said. "There are countless communities In America where the cp t op actually is the largest taxpayer In town, and yet lots of people there actually believe they don't pay taxes. 1 ' Benny Meyers Gets Parole; Faces Charges WASHINGTON, Deo.' 14. (/P)_ L Bennett E. -Meyers, former major general.fn the Air Forces who was sent to prison in 1948, will be paroled on February I. The District of Columbia Parole Board made the announcement yes-• terday. It said Meyers will be turned over to Agents of'the Bureau of internal Revenue to face Income tax evasion charges in Baltimore. Meyers was convicted in March 1948 of inducing a witness in a Senate Investigation to. lie under oath about 'his wartime business affairs. He was sentenced to serve 20 months to five years. The 20- month minimum was up-last December, but Meyers at that time was denied a parole. ( Meyers .was a wartime purchasing agent for the Army Air Forces. The Senate investigation of his ac- .tivitles, and his later trial, was a national sensation. President Truman cashiered Mey- •ers from the Army July 17. 1943 Previously the Army had stopped his major general's retirement pay and stripped him of his decorations — the Distinguished Service Medal and the Legion of Merit. Meyers is under Indictment in Baltimore on charges that he evaded $61,389 in personal income taxes between 1941 and 1940. He also has •been accused in Dayton. Ohio of falsifying the 1941 tax return of the Aviation Electric Corporation This Is the firm the Senate committee charged he owned secretly during the war. x lowan Heads Form, Group DALLAS, Dec. 14. (AP> —. Mrs. Raymond Sayre of Ackworth. Iowa, was reelected president or the Associated Women of the American Farm Bureau Federation during the Federation's annual convention under way here. Mrs. Paul Palmer, Ethlyn, Mo., was : reelected vice president. (.Aiiiv.J Memphis' Milk Price Hike Is Hit by Mayor MEMPHIS, Tenn,, Dec. 14.'to) _ Milk dealers here have come under sharp criticism from Mayor Watkins Overton because of a one-cent- t-quart boost effective Saturday. , Overton said the price boost was "arbitrary" and "agreed lo behind closed doors with no one represent- ing'the public." He asked city Attorney Frank Glanoltl, Jr., Tuesday to see wh»t power the eitjr h»» in such matters. The new price bootir— the second within a month — will put ret»U grade A milk at » cents > quart. Producers and distributors said the move was forced by rising costs. The penny hike w*2 innounced by distributors and the Mid-South Milk Producers Association after the federal milk administrator here said the government's rating of prices was not high enough to warrant an Increase in the Memphis are*. Federal authorities say that counterfeit coins usually may be detected by the sound they make when dropped —a dull thud —and th» way they feel—greasy Cor Kills Youth Who Wos Trying To Save Mother MEMPHIS, Tenn., D*«. u. (*i Eight-year-old Harrte Humphrey was fatally Injured when he went lo the aid of his mother who had fallen In the,street, Both were hit by a car. The boy died In a hospital yester- d«jr thr« hours »ft«r n« aad ROM Humphrey were ttraek busy intersection. Mr* condition was listed u Young Humphrey «nd hii mother were walking terou the •treA -hi: »h« fell. The boy k«pt wilUnt •wart of h« accident. Htntu to her side when he noticed » was nbt with him. Thit's when th. car struck. ^^ T™ The fitsllty wu tb* a«th a. Memphis streets this ye» r , p«r«d to SO thU time but yw ,? E ? h ? ROSS i, W^- 1 " New y.ork, artisl Norman Rockwell, right, unveils Ins original painting for the 1951 Red Cross campaign, which will seek to raise $85,000,000. The painting is based on the 1051 campaign slogan, "Mobilize for Defense" Looking on at left is E. Roland Harriman, new president of the American Hed Cross. Missouri Co-Ops to Build Lines WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. M>) — i More than 600 miles of transmission lines will be built in Missouri under a $10,533.000 loan approved for the Kamo Electric Cooperative Tnc Vlnita, Okla. -' The cooperative is a federation of 18 Ruraf Electrification Administration financed cooperatives In Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. Eight of them are Missouri cooperatives. - , > Under, the expansion plan, 1,126 miles of transmission lines will be built, 621 miles in Missouri. Power will be obtained from the Southwestern Power Administration. The Missouri cooperatives in (he federation are: Mtssourl-Barton County Electric, tamar; Mt. Vernon Osngc Valley Electric, Butler; White River Valley Electric, Hollister; New-Mac Electric, Neosho; Southwest Electric, Bolivar; Sac-Osnge Electric, El Dorado Springs, and the Barry Electric, CassvHle. Phillips County Road Fund Has Big Deficit LITTLE ROCK," Dec. 14. (/!>)_ An audit by the state comptroller's office .yesterday showed a 43330 deficit in the Phillips County road fund for 1848, The auditors recommended that the county transfer enough funds from its highway turnback of fnrm- (o-markct road fund to wipe out the deficit. . The audit also showed Hint cost of operating county offices for the year was $70,355. ' T . WAC Commission Plan Announced By Col. Logsdon Direct commissions In the Women's Army Corps now are available for those who Qan meet requirements, Lt. Col. II. V. Logsdon, Organized Reserve Corps Unit Instructor for Northeast Arkansas, said today. Applicants for such commission must be between the ages of 21 and 27, be a college graduate or be eligible for graduation from an accredited college by June, 1951 col Logsdon said. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 16, IBS!. Further Information Is available at Blythevillc recruiting officer Col. Logsdon said. aid of their Thief Returns to Scene Ot Crime, Completes Job LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec 14 (/D_on Oct. 31, prank Bass Jr reported to Little Rock'police'that n. pistol had been stolen from the glove compartment of his car while it wns parked nt 2323 Wright Ave lie reported that Tuesday night while the cnr was parked a t the same address, a thcif pried open the—this- time locked—glove compartment of his car and stole five shells lo fit (he stolen pistol OLD in the ivood StraigJit Kentucky Bourbon in all its Glory! ' irs S/lu"? §«!).! $150 OM.Y ^.|/5Qt. *> pi n i I i/ 2 |> ( n j- it ftmr, H»HICKsimitai BOBIJUK ttKui. m sites msiitunt co.,mdKfii8i.»[)iiimr. here's been a lot of talk in recent weeks about "the buying power of the doilar"-pist, present and future. . We can't foretell the future—but we can tell you this right now: "ifou'll look a long way before you'll find a car that offers as much for the money as you can get in a 1950 Buick. Close to half a million of these cars have been built and sold this year. Close to half a million people have checked their features and prices against the field—and decided they'd better buy Buick. • • , As to prices—they start down below some sixes. And whether you price the SPECIAL, the SUPER or the KOADMASTER, you'll find, .on a cents-per- pound basis, that few other cars can touch them for value. • And this is for sure! When it comes to performance-ride-the way they handle and hold the road —and thrifty use of fuel and oil-Buicks have never ' been finer. That's another way of saying that coil springs on all four wheels-Dynaflow*-torque-tube drive— and Buick's high-compression, high-economy Fireball power produce an out-of-^his-world combination. So if you want your dollars to do extra duty—the time to act is now. Look at the price tags — look at the features — sample the power and thrill that .you get for your money—and you'll know what we menn. * Dunafioia Drive u standard «* HOADMASTVH, optional ai «j<ra L Tniydcl*. 1950 Bvicks ' „- »ODtl*«> coinOM *&%£• V\U£ -3K£^ LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK Walnut at Broadway Phone 555 = WHEN «ETTE« AUTOMOSHES ARE BUIIT BUICK Will 8UIID THtM ^T--T-~-s i "~'. I \sLli SMASHING FURNITURE SALE!' IN OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS DANE FERGUS CO 20

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