The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 10, 1950 · Page 6
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PACT; BIATHEVTLLE {ARK.V COURIER KEWS MONDAY, JULY 10, 1958 Johnson Says Nation's Army Better Equipped than in '40's By ALEXANDER R. GEORGE • WASHINGTON, July 10. CAP) — The United Stales Army U smaller than It was when war came morn than fight years ago; but Scoewry ol Defense Johnson says !t U better equipped. On Dec. 1, 1941, the Army hart •bout 1,300.000 men, ineUuliiiK what VM then the Army Air Force. A draft Jaw had been In operation tot more than a year. The Army now has some 533,000 men. (The separate Air Force has 350.000 men.) The Marines have about 74,000 men. Combined with Army troops, this makes akotal active land force of 661,000. In manpower this Is small compared with Russia's active ground force. Military observers here say '.hat 3.000.000 to 4,000,000 Js R conservative estimate of the size of the Soviet Army. Russian Tank Force Russia's tank force is Ijclicvert to be the world's largest. It includes some of the newest type tanks- Russian artillery demonstrated its excellence In World War II. Secretary of Defense Jolmson has been insisting that our armed force.s, relatively small though they are in number of men, "constitute » formidable force." He and oilier defense officials usually speak in terms of the Army, Navy and Air Forces combined. Johnson says that their strength "lies in the degree of integration between combat forces and strategic plans, in the teamwork existing between the three services and the weapons and equipment ainil-j tble." Weapons Arc Dlftcroirc In his last semi-annual report he •aid: "New weapons may mean the difference between victory and defeat in war, and we have every rra- i. «on to believe the United States Is " retaining its supremacy In that Held." The research and development board of the department of dcferae recently reported that It was coordinating S3.000 specific research projects Into an integrated program. This has Involved the expenditure of about $500,000.000 a year. Defense officials said in a recent Is the 123.000 men MncArthur in the •MISS V. S. A. 'TITLE— Blonde Evelyn Lovcciuist (above), Hollywood actress, is one of SO entrants .seeking the Miss U. S, A. !>cauty title in a contest at Los Angeles, Calif. The third annual affair also will choose a Mr. U.S.A. win- nrr from a group of competing muscle men. (AP Wircphoto) hojie the United Nations will eventually exercise control nf atomic energy, our armed forces arc maintaining their lead in scientific improvement at atomic weapons; new weapons which may surpass in destructive power any arms previously known as being developed." Armk-;, Takes Tirnr However, military men point out thnt it would take a long time to 1 build big powerful armies with tiie i ' reserve strength required for large- ! scale fiRhting in Europe or Asia. In World SVar 11. U.S. ground forces didn't get going strong until about two and a half years after Pearl Harbor. The present army of 503.000 constitutes a small amount of "ready" land power, spread very thin. The United states under General Far East. Time for Transporting It would take some time to tran<- port any sizeable . reinforcements from tills country to the Km'Cji- jnnan area. Owing to the comiwra- livr-Iy small number of active reserve In the United States, sudden trouble in<Kurope would greatly complicate the military problem. The Army has a little more linn 100.000 men in Europe. The force, sonic 85,500, is in Germany About IO.OW troops arc in Austria snd 5.0CO al Trieste. Some 8,000 Army troops wcie re. rcntly retried a.s stationed in Hawaii and 0,500 in Alaska. Arm> forces in tiie fJaribbean area— Puerto Rico and the Panama Cai nal Zone—number some 14.000. I The United states lias a vast re. jfervoir of trained military manpr/.v er. Wnilil War 11 Veterans Veterans atlminislration figure indicate there nrc J5.370.000 livin s-cieraivs of World War II. Tlicr arc 2250.000 in the youngest na braekot—20 to 21 years old—and 5.- | they're I 187.COO in Die 25 lo 29-year-old croup. In the 20 to 21 nge groii|) 171.000 nrc liilcrt as drnwins payment.! lor a service disability, leaving ncrlinus 2.000.00[) still physically fit for sei'- vice, allowing for deaths and other disabilities, Perhaps 4,500.000 veterans in the 24-29 bracket and 3,500,000 In tlio 30-34 group could be presumed fit for service, although not. necessarily combat service. A large proportion of the active commissioned and non-commisdion- cd officers are battle-seasoned vet- rarns, Most of the enlisted men, however, are not. Arkansan Sees Needs of Labor Civic Leaders Design 12-Month Project to Plan State Works Marriage Mountain Finally Came Ta Stranded Marine 'Mohammed 7 LI'ITLE ROCK. July 10. OT'I—An Arkansas fncluslvlnUsb thinks 'healthy climate for labor ns well n.s management" must be considered in any planning-' for Arkansas' economic development. A group of education, business and Industry leaders met here recently in launch a 12-month research project designed lo develop fncts on which to plan develop- ; mcnC of the state's ecommilc re-' sources. The niectiiTE was told by Peter F. Watzek, president of Cressett industries, that as part of planning any I tj t lire <J eve topin cut. of t he state, consideration must be given to "creating a healthy climate for labor n.s well ns mnmigcmcnt." Arkansas Unfriendly "Arknitssis is about as unfi-ictirily to organized labor as it can he," he :;atd. "It doesn't make any difference what we thiuk about it, we've i'ot to (jcl used lo netting along with, unions. Tney'rc here a n d here to stay. Personally, 1 think it is n good thins." Jtcsrarcli Project The* rr.search project is a joint undertaking of the Arkansas Economic Council-Slate Chamber of Commerce and the university ol Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology. It will attempt to develop basic facts concerning the effect of the state's tax structure ou industry and agriculture; the signicicancc Arkansas economy; needs and potentialities of the resort areas; agricultural marketing; expanding industries and. land use practices. PHILADELPHIA, July 10. (ff>—< Mohammed, In the form of a Marine private, couldn't go to the mountain, 50 the mountain cun« to him. Pvt. John W. Estep, 24, stationed at the Marine barracks In the Philadelphia naval base, was scheduled to marry his fiancee, Gloria McCartney, 22. a nurse of Jeanett*, Pa., yesterday In t.iie lAitheran Church of the Epiphany at Wllklns- burg. Because of the trouble in Korem. John's leave was cancelled. ' Dr. Eric C. Malte, pastor of the Wilklnsburg Church, rose to the occasion. He transferred the wedding parly intact to Philadelphia and borrowed St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in time to perform the ceremony before John's one-day pass expired. But John and Gloria had a mountain of trouble arranging other details. First, they had no marriage'li- censes. John McDcvUt, chief clerk of the Marriage License Bureau, fixed that He reminded them of the three day waiting period and got the aid of Wiltard McDonnell, clerk of Orphans Court to have Judge John P. Bolfind grant a waiver of the uniting period. Then Miss McCartney realized she had had no blood test. She rushed to Hahncmann Hospital. Catching the .spirit of cupld, a doctor and laboratory technician hurried through a test. It remained for a leatherneck to provide the happy ending. Lieut, Col. H. K. Throneson, Es- report that "while we fervently | biggest ground force* outside the SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KIND' Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness. 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And remember, see him before this offer expires to get your 15% off. Liberal Terms: Your Coleman dealer not only offers you a special 15% discount off the price on this floor furnace, but he can arrange payments for you as low as |2.00 per week. America's Largest-Selling simencas Largest -selling „ 122222, FLOOR FURMACE FRANK SIMMONS TIN SHOP The population of Magdeburg. Germany. Is about 340.000. An estimated 16,000,000 U.S. non- farm families now own their homes. JMU . .__ „.__ as compared with 3,500,000 in 1900. klrby Brothers Drug Stores. tep's executive officer, granted (he private an extra 48 hours leave for a honeymoon. A-Bomb Shelter Idea Is Rejected ROGERS, Ark,, July 10. IJTi— A corporation proposing to build atom wmb shelters in the Arkansas Ozarte has been refused a charier on the ground that it Isn't a "he-1 nevoient corporation." | The Colonies of the Oiarks had petitioned Circuit Judge Maupln' Cummins for Incorporation, announcing it planned to build near Rogers buildings of pumice which i would protect residents from atomic I radiation. The project would be fi- j nanced by membership fees of $2,0001 each. Circuit judges have authority 'o issue charters to non-profit or "benevolent" corporations.. Judge Cummins said he didn't considei the Colonies of the Ozarks a benevolent cor-^vatlon. Business corrH-T-'-:rins'iiIc articles of incorporation with the secretary of state. ATHLETES FOOT GERM AMAZING RESULTS IN ONE HOUR By using T-4-L, a STRONG, penetrating fmiglclrie. you REACH Imbedded germs to kill ON CONTACT. FEEL till.' qulcfc-drylng liquid taXe hold INSTANTLY You must he pleased or your 40c hack ftt any drUKRist. Today at Woman Seek* Chang* Of Home Before Sex Changing Operation FREEHOLD, N. J., July 10. W}— A 32-year-old Long Branch woman wants to change her name to a man's before undergoing an operation expected lo change her sex. Miss Henrietta Marjorie Dangler has petitioned the Mon. louth County clerk's office to change her name to Hcnny M. Dangler. She offered an affidavit from Dr. D. Randall MacCarrol, Philadelphia. which said In ^art: "My opinion Is that if the operation is performed, the patient definitely will be of the male sex." Miss Dangler said in the petition she wants her name changed before the operation so she mav obtain a promised position as a factory foreman and earn enough to pay for the surgery. She formerly drove a taxicab. Sh» is of small build with the appearance of a young bey, wears a boyish bob and wears men's clothes. U.S. broiling chicken produc set a record In 1949. '•. DO YOU OWN A HOME? 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