The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1950
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THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1950 BLYTHETTLLE (ARK.) COURrER NEWS New Selective Service Law Same as One Passed in 1948 By JAMKS MARI.OW WASHINGTON, June 29. (AP>—This is an ABC on the new draft act— the Seleo Live Service Act—which Congress okayed this week. President Truman will sign it into law. deferment.) DefermenU— 1. Conscientious objectors whose tt will remain law until July 9, |ii51. It Is the same draft law which •Ci been In "effect since 1948, ex- 'oept for a couple of changes, only one o( which need "be mentioned here. The new law means: 1. Every youth must register with his local draft board, or a place designated by it, within live days after reaching his 18th birthday. But he can't be drafted until he's 19. 2. Every youth between 19 and 26 — and all between those ages must be registered—can be drafted Into the armed forces for 21 months' service, unless deferred or exempted for one reason or another. No One Drafted Actually, although this draft law has been 'on the books since 1948, no one has been drafted In the, past 18 months. Why? Because enough youths have voluntarily enlisted lo make drafting others unnecessary. Enlistments are running about 34,000 a month. Some will be exempted from the draft because they are: 1. Ministers and students studying for the ministry. 2. Physically, mentally, and morally unfit. 3. Aliens who have not declared « mselves interested in becoming zcns. • State governors or others elected by the people of an entire state: members of Congress and state legislatures: stale and federal Judges. Sole Surviving Sons 5. Sole surviving sons of families which lost one or more members due to service in the armed forces. 6. Conscientious objectors who say, because of their religions beliefs', they can't perform any kind o! military service, combat or non-combat. They will have to prove this to the draft board's satisfaction. 7. Youths now In the armed forces. Since they're already in military service, they can't very well bo drafted for military service. fi. War veterans who served In the armed forces at least 90 days between Dec. 7, 1941 and Sept. 12. ,1Q4S. Service Veterans 9. Service veterans who served 12 months between Sept. Hi. 1340 mid June 24, 1948. when this draft law first went Inlo effect. •• In addition, anyone reaching 2fi Is exempt from the draft since only those .under 26 can be drafted under the law. There nre other 'youths who can get deferment from Induction Inlv the armed forces for various reasons; (Under the law an exempt person can't be drafted.-But a deferred: J^rson is one who is kept out of the Haft only for the period of such conscience won't let them fight »1- though Ihey're willing to tin non- combat duty In the «rmed forces. 2. Youths who are In important farm work or some occupation considered necessary lo the national health, safety or Interest and can't be replaced. Youths with Famlll« 3. Youths living with » wife »nd child: or youths whose drafting xvould mean a real hardship for someone dependent upon them. 4. Members of a reserve outfit, like the National Guard or Ihe officers' reserve. But—and this was the only Important change made by the new law—the president can call them into active service any time he thinks they're needed. Also, lo get deferment because you're in Ihe National Guard, you must have been ~.n it since before June 24, 1948. Which me»n*: You can't duck the draft, If you're needed, by running to join the National Guard now. «. College students In ndvanced courses In the Reserve Officers Training Corns. Each such case will be judged on Its merit 1 !. A student Just beginning ROTC training couldn't escape the draft simply b} being In ROTC. What of ft youth who wants to finish his schooling? The boards will defer « youth in high school or college until he has completed a year of school In Ihe year In which he otherwise would have been drafted. This Is not really a dcfermeni but only a postponement. Anyone disliking a board's decision can appeal to the appeal board In his state. H turned down there he can appeal to a Ihree-man fina appeal board appointed by the President. FLEET Continued from page 1 Fleet, which President Truman directed to protect Formosa. They include an aircraft carrier anil a heavy cruiser. In Japanese waters nre a light cruiser and four destroyers. The U.S. Navy also was a.vicinb- ling a second large-size Pacific task Corce to closely support the Seventh Fleet. It is to include the 27,- OOD-ton carrier Philippine Sea, two cruisers, a squadron of destroyers and a full seatraln of supply .ships, permitting long-range missions if necessary. Troops May Be" Recalled In Canberra, the Australian capita], a high government source s~id it was "highly probable" the 3 OM Au=tralian troops now In Japan | would be recalled.home a.s previously announced. Earlier other government sources said the withdrawal would bn ]xxstponed until the Korean situation was clarified. PAGE FIVE Paratroopers Jump to Safety; Four Crewmen Die in Crash NASHVILLE, Tenn., June M. (AP)—Four Ail' Force men directed 36 paratroopers to a .safe Jump last night, then died heroically in the crash of their plane. Bradley Cisco, n nearby resident, helped pull one crewman, still alive, from tlie (laming wreckage, He died en route to a hospital. The other three perished in the crash. Their names were withheld un- lil next of kin have been told, The plane was one of a night of 32 huge C-119 troop-carrying pack- Smyrna. Tenn. ets vhjch flew Midler* o( the lilh Airborne Division for a night par- acliute jump «t Fort Campbell, Ky. One of its two engines conked i out over Bowling Field, Ky.. to the! throb of the emergency bell, the' paratroopers Jumped with military precision to open country near Grccnbrler, Tenn.. 40 miles south. The crew stayed with (he troubled Packet, successor to the C-82 Flying Boxcar, trying to get It to home port at Sewart Air Base,, whlU person* In opposing the creation of tuch a commission, Sponsors of tlit PRPO say It's designed to prevent racial discrimination In employment. "Any Interpretation of the national or stale constitution" that would glvH to any man or appointee the authority to dictate private, .or public alfalrs would result In total destruction of American democracy," Lancy declared. Talk Coincidence! M(;Mat,h In one of his appear- ance* yesterday may have attempted to appropriate a Laney talking |x>int. Or it may have been coincidence. Kilimanjaro Is the highest mountain In Africa, says the National Geographic Society, Effective Saturday Oleomargarine To be Free of High Federal Taxes SOYBEAN Continued from Page 1 ants meal at the awards banqiiel the regulations explain. Records of planting dates, mini ber of times plowed and fertilizer used, IT any, must be kept, Harve.stinp will be ^ done before December 1 with n combine Jnst as other commercial soybeans arc handled. The Jaycees will be responsible for .supplying the measurement of the area to be harvested and Tor n representative to be present at the harvest operations, but each contestant, wilt be responsible for combining his own plot. TVsts Bf Madr Tile winners, to be lielermined from weight data submitter! by the harvest committee and calculated on the basis on No. 2 Rrade, will be announced at the banquet. Excess moisture, dirt, trash and other foreign matter in the beans will be determined by tgst.s. WASHINGTON. Juilfi 29. iVT) — The 61-ypnr-old federal taxes on oleomargarine will vanisft Saturday. Most of the price-culling has nl- renriy been rtone. Many mnnufac- lurers have cut yellow margarine, by nbntjt 10 cents a pound within the lasl week or' two. auticipntiuR Hie end of (he 10-eenL federal lax on that product. The manufacturers, seeking lo get themselves in good competitive positions for an expected upsurge of sales of tax-free yellnw mrutiT- ine in July, have absorbed the 10- cenl tax (or the "lust pail of June instead of passing it on In the wholesaler, retailer and consume! rw they used lo do. So people who live in states thai aliow the sale of yellow margarine and u-lio use that product, very likely have seen the price fall in I recent days, say from -11 cents a pound to 31 cents, or (hereabouts Consequently next Saturday Ihcy may ?ec liltle or no change in the price. There have been drastic cuts ''n »hc price of svhile margarine, loo Obituaries commonwealth's new home delcnse force." • . 4 The troops are being returned to j Jimmy smotherman of Blythe- Australia to form the nucleus of the i vjlle was last year's winner when he harvested 50 bushels per acre. J. P. Harmon of Clear Lake was second place winner and .John, Hollingsworth of Yarbro was third. Chairman ot the sub-committees iiameo at yesterday's rnseting are Virgii Brit-ton, membership; Ben Henderson and Foy Etchieson. finance: Charles Roy Lutes, measurement, and Baylor Abernathy.' banquet, ' Other members of the committees are H. C Weathers, Wade Lee and A. L. Chaff in. Johnson Blackwetl is board member advisor and'Bill Wy- "att. Exhauster Rooster Club advisor. A Jaycee agricultural program for the ftitme was also discussed at yesterday's meeting. Excise Tax Cutting Measure Okayed 'WASHINGTON, June 29, CAP) —The House-today approved the $1,010,000.000 excise tax-cutting bill, 'veto proofing 11 H .with a $433,000,000 a year boast in new levies on big corporations. The vote wns 315 to 14. Bill Nicholson for State Senator 1 i Representing Mississippi Counly Free Fish Fry Friday-6:00 P.M. Walker Park — Blytheville FREE COLD DRINKS SPEECH BROADCAST AT 6:30 KLCN - KOSE You're Invited — Plan to Come! Mrs. Davidson Dies inMemphis After Illness / Services for Mrs. C. E. Davidson of Memphis, mother of Wnrren L. Davidson or Blytheville. are still incomplete, but are expected to be conducted at GregK Funeral Home Chapel in Jonesboto at 10 o'clock tomorrox*' morning. Mrs. Davidson died \\\ a Memphis hospital at nils Wednesday morning. She was 6C. She is survived by her husband. E. E. Davidson of Memphis; four daughters, Mrs. K. C. Cntlenrien ot Jonestoro. Memphis, Mrs. Mrs. H. O. Fryaf of A. Anderson and Mrs. Bernice chambers, both or Dearborn, Mich., and two ~ sons. Ralph Davidson of Illmo, Mo., and Warren Davidson. KOREA Continued from Page 1 and South Korea. The (broadcast said Communist forces advanced up to 65 miles south of the 38th Parallel in four days. The Americans have confirmed the Communist loss of 11 combat planes. There have been American air losses in crashed and ground strafing, but none have been shot, down. U.S. Troops Coming? President Truman apparently was confronted with another grave decision: whether (o order American troops into the fight, to stop the drive of Communism in Asia. Possible further commitment of American forces—ships, planes and materials already are In the war- was Indicated in R Tokyo report sayinR U.S. troops had been nlerted Portageville Man Dies in Memphis Anthony N. Klipfcl. 3B, Porlnce- ille, Mo. cotton pin employee, died t 3:50 yesterday morning at Ken- ieriy Veterans Hospital.In Memphis. !e hart been a patient al the hospital since Monday. : Services will be held In Portnge- •Ille with DeLisle Funeral Home in :harge. Mr. Klipfel was Ijom in Scott 3ounty, Mo. He served'In World Var II as a technician fifth class with the 143 Training Battalion. He discharged in I94B after more hail four years of rliity. He is survived by his mother. Mrs. Mary Klipfcl, and a brother. Ray- nouri Klipfcl, both of Portagevitic. BLYTHEVILLE5 ONLY ALL WHITE THtATRE Bill Nicholson A Young Man With • Ability • Courage • Leadership r^lillrJl JrtvcrUsInc tor Ihe «>irii,Ury nf w. n. Nirh^lsor. lube Carson, rrcjldtnt of Blythcvllle Commltlcr. Thursday & Friday —DOUBLE FEATURK— 'ONE TOUCH OF VENUS I with Robert Walker A- Ava Gardner ri.iis "THE YOUNGER BROTHERS" with Warn* Morris <t .lanls Paice Cartoon * "Death Valley" Seria Open T:M. Starts I:M Huffman to Spear To Merchants at Breakfast Friday Alvin Huffman Jr., president nf the Merchants' Division of Uir Chamber of Commerce, will makr a brief talk on plans for busincs> promotions at Ihe Hotel Noble Jimmie Edwards, chairman announced today. All merchants, both rfltall and wholesale, have been invited, lo attend (be breakfast and help make the plans. The sale of tickets is being promoted through local block captain; \vith L. G. Thompson Jr., in charge. Tickets'can also be obtained at Ihe Chamber of Commerce office In City Hall. Mr. Edwards called for cooperation and assistance of every merchant in making plans [or business promotions. "The board cannot ri< the job alone," he said. "It needs the assistance and active support of every merchant and public spirited" POLITICS CorHtnncd from Page 1 of Columbia—Lancy Insl. night al- tacked rme of his favorite enemies the uroposRri national Fair Employment Practices Commission, r He didn't- specify Just, how he UiouRht the. FEPC figured In the Arkansa^ race for governor. FKI'i; Givr-ri Twist He gave the subject a new twist when he called on Negroes lo join FUN ON THI with Jo Collins Sailcloth Separates Separates In mix and waleh alt Summer long . . . and lo on joy on the Hh of July. Rippling col (on Sailcloth. Washahle . . . needs no ironing! All styles in brilliant .shades of jade, rose, gold russet, navy. Junior sixes i) In 15. See them this \veekemi . . . the -I Hi is Twsdav, SKIRTS . , iM.lli! & 55,Hi) SHOUTS MATCHING HHA HALTI5R . ... m.OUSfi TANK ni,OU,SR FEINBERGS o stand by fo/ action. Tokyo dispatches said top author- lies there fee) American troop action cannot be long delayed if South Korea, created by the United Nations and backed by the U.S., Ls i to be saved from total conquest by the Communist forces. ; RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday "NO MAN OF HER OWN" Barbara Stanwyck £r .Inhn I.imd News «t Shorts Friday & Saturday "THE GIRL FROM SAN LORENZO" with DUNCAN KliNAl.DO A- I.KO CAIIKIl.I.O Thursday & Friday —DOUBLE FKATURK— "OUT OF THE BLUE" with Oeorir* Brent A- Virginia Majro PLUS "HIT THE ICE" with "nil AbbnK * I.<m Coslcll" Abo Cartoon Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "'iour Community Center' MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. I'h. 58 Thursday "RED STALLION IN THE ROCKIES' Friday 'VIGALANTES 'RETURN with .ION HAM, CLEARANCE ON WOMEN'S SUMMER SHOES 6.95 to 10.95 Values White, While Combination jmd |,j, u > 395 . 495 . Ret/ Crass Foot Flairs American Girl Gwt,GQolSHOES ' walking on a cloud! for Best MEN'S SUMMER SHOES Ilrown & \Vhi1c, linnvn & Tan, or Brown Vcnlilalcil 10.95 VALUE ONLY AM Sixes But Not in Every Style 7.95 VALUE ONLY No Refunds or Exchanges $500 FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 W. Main Phone 2342

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