The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1954 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 25, 1954
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FAGBTEIf BLYTHEVHXE (ARK.y COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST W, 1954 Problem of Medical Care for Families Faces U.S. Services By RAY HENRY WASHINGTON (AP) — The armed forces have a king sized nation-wide problem on their hands. It concerns medical care for dependents of servicemen A Defense Department order cutting the number of doctors in the services from about 4 per 1,000 men on active duty to 3 per 1,000 is making it hard for the Army Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (U:3t f notation!) Oct 3417 3423 3412 Dec 3443 3448 3439 Mch 3471 3477 3467 lyiay 3490 3498 3486 3412 3440 New Orleans Cotton Oct 3414 3420 3412 3412 Dec 3445 3448 3440 3440 and Navy to continue its traditional service to the families of soldiers and sailors. The cut stemmed from a recommendation by a presidential committee in early 1953. The theory was that the services should make better use of their doctors, and if the number were cut they would be forced to. Secretary of Defense Wilson told the armed forces to make the cut June 30, 1954, for at least a year. Actually there is only vague legal sanction for providing care for servicemen's depend ents. The practice grew out of an 1884 appropriation act which said "that the medical officers of the Army and the contract surgeons shall wherever practicable, attend the families of officers and soldiers free of charge." The services put their own guideposts into regulations which assured rather broad dependent care as a matter of policy. Pew ever Mch 3475 3477 3470 3474 questioned the policy. May 3493 3498 3490 3490 Chicago Soybean! Sept ... 304 305V2 298 Nov ... 268 269% Jan Mch 272 y s 273 27234 275 & 265% 269 272 Vi Chicago Wheat Sept ... 214% 215% Dec 213 Vs 219 219*4 217% 301 266% 270 273 214 217% 164% 154% A T and T ................ 173 Amer Tobacco . ........... 58 1-8 Anaconda Copper ........ 38 5-8 Beth Steel ................ 74 5-8 Chrysler ................. 62 Chicago Corn Sept ... 164% 164% Dec ... 154y 8 154% 163% 154 Ntw York Stocks Coca-Cola 116 3-4 Gen Electric 43 5-8 Gen Motors 80 3-4 Montgomery Ward 77 3-8 N Y Central 20 3-4 Int Harvester 32 3-4 Republic Steel 60 3-4 Radio 31 7-8 Socony Vacuum 45 3-8 Studebaekr 18 1-8 Standard of N J 92 Texas Corp 72 3-4 Sears 69 1-4 .H S Steel 52 1-4 Sou Pac 46 1-2 Livestock . NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (5V-(USD A)—Hogs 6,500; trading slower than usual; barrows and gilts 35-50 lower than yesterday's average; weights under 180 Ib sharing full decline; sows unchanged; bulk choice 200-250 Ib 22.50-75; heavier weights scarce; 170-190 Ib 21.50-22.25: few to 22.50; 150-170 Ib 20.50-21.75; 120-140 Ib 19.00-20.25; sows 400 Ib down 19.0020.50; heavier sows 16.50-18.50; boars 10.00-16.50. Cattle 3,000, calves 1,000; opening steady mainly on a few choice steers 23.50-75; some good quality replacement steers 18.00; heifers and mixed yearlings steady; goo> and choice 18.50-22.00; utility and commercial 13.00-17.00; utility and commercial cows 9.00-11.50; canners and cutters 6.50-9.00; light shells 5.50-6.00; bulls .and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 12.00-13.50; canner and cutter bulls 8.50-11.50; good and choice vealers 16.00-19.00; high choice and prime 20.00-21.00; commercial and low good 12.00-15.00. The services contend that when they provide the care it improves morale: that it is an important factor in getting and keeping competent career military personnel; that it is essential to the maintenance of good health conditions at military bases; and that it is essential to the maintenance of good health conditions at military bases; and that it is economical since it makes use of space and personnel when military hospitals are not crowded with military casualties. Still Trying With these things in .mind, and with fewer doctors, the services are still attempting to continue the care. But, say defense and service officials: The Navy must resort to emergency measures. Medical officers assigned to ships, are being pulled off as soon as they land in port to supplement staffs of naval hospitals. Some doctors assigned to units stationed at naval bases must report to naval hospitals when they're not needed by their units. 2. Night and weekend work is routine. At the largest military hospital in the world—San Diego (Calif.) Naval Hospital, with some 2,800 beds—medical officers have been averaging a 68-hour week. 3. In some areas where there is a heavy concentration of dependents the service officials say, "We are not able to provide as much dependent care as we had been accustomed to doing." This includes places such as Norfolk, San Diego, Chicago, Pensacola, Jacksonville and San Francisco. 4. Research and administrative work for medical officers has been cut considerably. Sanitation inspections, training and preventive medicine programs have been trimmed or turned over to non- physician medical administrative officers often less qualified. 5. Special types of training pro grams for medical officers, such as attendance at staff colleges have had to be cut drastically or done away with. Some service officials believe the 4-per-l,000 ratio of doctors will eventually have to be restored. PSC Sets Date For Hearing on AP&L Rate Hike LITTLE ROCK W — The Arkansas Public Service Commission today set Oct. 11 as the date for beginning hearings on Arkansas Power & Light Co.'s application for an annual 53,900,000 rate increase. The Company will offer its direct testimony and its witnesses will be Cross examined beginning on the October date. Direct testimony and cross examination of witnesses for a group of protesting municipalities will begin Nov. 1. In each instance the opposite sides will be furnished questions and answers in written form in advance of the hearing date to permit preparation of questions for cross examination. The dates were agreed to today at a conference of the Commission and attorneys representing both AP&L and the protesting cities. Gtt fast, soothing relief wfthl PERCY MEDICINE TWO FEEDER CALF SALES September 7th and 9th' 500 HEAD Steers and Heifers Fresh From Farm Sorted and Graded Thursday, Sept. 9 Sale Begins 1:30 P. M. 1 Mile North of IVIarianna, Ark., on Highway 1 Eastern Arkansas Livestock Assn. Two Sales Each Year— 2nd Thursday in April— 2nd Thursday in September. For further information contact Fred W. Harrod, Box 303, Marianna, Ark. 750 HEAD Heifers and Steers Fresh From the Farm Sorted and Graded Tuesday, Sept. 7 SALE BEGINS AT 1:30 P. M. OWEN BROS. SALES BARN Mile West Texarkana, Ark., on Highway 67. For further information, contact County Agricultural Agent, Texarkana, Ark. Westbrook Irrigation Co. 225 N. First Phone 3-4161 Has f very thing to Irrigate Anything The Ability to Engineer and Install Sprinkler or Flood Systems Tht Equipment and Trained Men to Maintain [STIMATM WITHOUT OBLIGATION Obituary WillWoodord Dies; Services To Be Tomorrow STEELE — Services for Will Woodard, who died yesterday afternoon in Memphis Baptist Hospital, will be conducted at ^:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Steele Church of Christ by H. F. Sharp, assisted by Haden Mahan and Alton James. Mr. Woodard, who was 75, was a retired farmer. He had been a resident of the area for 31 years. Survivors include three sons, Clarence Woodard of Blytheville and Vernon Woodard and Lewis Woodard, both of St. Louis; three daughters. Mrs. Henry Lovelace of Steele, Mrs. Harry Burden of Ennis, Tex., and Mrs. Evans Wilson of Steele; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be J. L. Whitfield,. Buck Whitfield, Obert Poteet, Sam Ellis. D. A. Callins and Darrel Cpldwell. Honorary pallbearers will be E. A. Boone, A. G. Davis, A. G. Taylor, and J. H. Brown. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, with German Funeral Home in charge. Annie McGarity Rites Sunday HORNERSVILLE — Services for Mrs. Annie McGarity, 75, who died bhis morning at her home near Hornersville, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Adamsville, Tenn. Mrs. McGarity had lived near Sornersville for 11 years, and had seen ill for one month. She was born in Adamsville, Tenn. Survivors include three sons, D. C. McGarity and Albert McGarity of Hornersville and Everett McGarity of Newbern, Tenn.; two daughters, Mrs. Effie Bradley of Escondido, Cal., and Mrs. Canzady Bailey of Crump, Tenn.; a brother, Gavin Tidwell of Milledgeville, Tenn,. and a sister, Mrs. Hattie Plunk of Vallejo, Cal. Cobb Funeral Home will be in charge. Regulations On FHA Loans WASHINGTON (#) — New and more stringent regulations governing federally insured housing mortgages were issued today by the Federal Housing Administration in line with the new housing law passed by Congress. They include a tightening of FHAs supervision of insured rental apartment projects, on which Senate investigators have uncovered millions of dollars in "windfall profits." FHA Commissioner Norman P. Mason said that in most instances insured mortgages will cover 30 per cent of the estimated value of the project. But as an incentive to construction of low cost multi-family rental units, he said, housing mortgages under 57,200 per unit may be insured up to 90 percent if it averages two bedrooms per unit. Another provision of the new housing regulations prohibits use of a multifamily apartment project as a hotel so long as government insurance of the loan on the project is in effect. BRAZIL The pronghorn antelope can spring a short distance at a mile a minute, and can do 40 miles an hour for about two miles. Aid to ROK's increased WASHINGTON (/P>—XI. S. and South Korean negotiations have agreed on increased American help in a further buildup of the ROK army, navy and air force. Adm. Sohn Won II, South Korea's defense minister, announced the agreement with Secretary of Defense Wilson yesterady. The talks have been in progress for nearly a month and are expected to end by tomorrow. (Continued from Page 1) him religious rites. Eight days of mourning were decreed throughout the nation. An estimated 100,000 of the Brazilian masses from whom Vargas since 1930 had drawn his great support filed throughout the night past the bier in the presidential palace. They waited for hours in i double lines stretched for 10 ; blocks on both sides of the street outside. Yesterday's violent demonstrations ended in Rio as night fell. Armed guards and cavalry continued to patrol the streets. In Porto Alegre the military t ocnkoo- trol at the request of the state governor "to maintain order at whatever price." President Cafe worked furiously to dissipate the crisis which began building up after the murder Aug. 5 of an air force major dui*ng an assassination attempt on anti-Vargas editor Carlos Lacerda. Following Cafe's stepup, all the Cabinet resigned.. The new President's first appointment was Lt. Gen. Eduardo Gomes as air minister. Twice an unsuccessful candidate for president, Gomes had led the air force demands for Var- gas' resignation. The war minister, Gen. Zenobia da Costa, accepted Cafe's bid to stay on in the top military post. It was Da Costa who, pressed by his subordinate generals and fear- fug),f civil war, had urged early yesterday that Vargas meet the I resignation demands by taking a permanent leave of absence. Vargas agreed — and killed himself four hours later. The new President, in a proclamation, called on all Brazilians to "put aside in this terrible hour any political or personal sentiments in order to render Vargas the posthumous homage due for the inestimable service he gave the country." In a bid for support from Vargas' following, Cafe promised to "devote all my efforts .to give the humble that protection which always was the supreme preoccupation of President Vargas." * The new government also issued a communique telling the public jit would "assure their liberties" and appealed to the populace to keep order. Continued from Page 1 cuts, increased unemployment payments and fatter corporation dividends, and" personal spending rose considerably. Spending for personal consumption thus went up just over 2 ] /2 billion dollars during the second quarter of 1954, balancing off the decline in defense spending and leaving a little over to help turn the national product total upwards. No one knows who actually was j the first person to step ashore from the Mayflower in 1620. WARNING » It » E R IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Mary Arnold, Pltf. vs. No. 12,758 Edd Arnold, Dft. The defendant, Edd Arnold, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Mary Arnold. Dated this 24th day of August, 1954. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk, By ERNESTINE PETERSON, D. C. Guy Walls. Atty. for Pltf. Ed B. Cook, Atty. Ad Litern. 8/25-9/1-8-15 Y'ALL COME Ill COMMON PLEAS — H. F Clare vs. Robert Corr Mrs. Rupert Wright and Mrs. Cerna Carman, $400 automobile accident damages. Watch That Aftermath! WTLLIMANTIC, Conn. (£>) — Charles J. Insalaco, 23, was unhurt when his car skidded on a curve, overturned and then slid along on its side before coming to a halt. As he climbed from the wreck he fell and sprained Ms wrist. HEADACHE. We ve Moved CITY DRUG CO. Robert I. (Pete) Thompson Owner . , . and we do mean Y'all. You see, there's no room charge for children under 14, so you can bring the whole family to see just how Modern . . . how Comfortable . . . HOW WONDERFUL a visit at the 100% Air Conditioned Claridge can be. GARAGE PARKING FREE NO ROOM CHARGE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 14 YEARS When sharing room with parents... single rate only for extra room. 1OO% AIR CONDITIONED MEMPHIS? MOST MODERN HOTEL You cjet a 3-way bonus in the car thats «•••§ **m* mt •^mr soaring to 1. You get the look of tomorrow—today In Buick today you get the modern styling other cars will reach in the future. For here you get true year-ahead beauty—long, low glamor lines, sports-car grace, and that spectacular new panoramic windshield that most other cars won't have till 1955. W HAT has happened in the automobile business this year is something that you should take to heart—as a personal benefit to yourself, and as a sure way to pick a winner. It is this: Buick has moved into the charmed circle of America's three top sales leaders — a circle once dominated only by the so-called "low-price three." In plainer words—Buick today is outselling all other cars in America except two of these so-called "low- price three." And this has come about because of Buick's year-ahead styling, great V8 power, big-car room and comfort—all for prices starting right close to the lowest. So you reap a worth-while 3-way benefit. . 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