The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 18, 1950 · Page 2
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WO BLYTHEVTM,E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JULY IS, 1ft* Army, Navy and Marine Corps Seek Reserve Volunteers Here The organized reserve corps of the U.S. Army is catling for members of the enlisled reserve to volunteer for extender! active duly, S/Sgt. Arthur G. Balm, recruiting sergeant for the BJytheville area, said yesterday. Both men and women are needed to apply for active duty, * — Meanwhile, Bert Warbington, quartermaster first class, USN, and Navy recruiter for the BlytheviUe area, nnnounced the new regulations for re-enlistment In the Navy, All men discharged after April 2. 1948, may re-enlist Jn the Navy without menial tests, he said, Upon written request. Marine Corps veterans also may now be assigned to active duty for a period of one year, Captain H. E. raster, officer in charge of Marine Corps recruiting in Arkansas, has announced. ' Urgently needed for the Army. Sgt. Bahn said, are rfuiar, radio, tank and anti-aircraft artillery mechanic?, heavy equipment oper-; a tors, cryptographic technicians, and engineer construction specialists. Standards Raised Members of the enlisted reserve are being asked to contact their unit commanders or Instructors, Members in BJytheviMe and surrounding area.*, should see Capt. L. G. Thompson, Jr., unit commander at 109 N. 1 = 1 Street, S^t. Bahn said. S/Sgt. Balm received new orders Saturday on qualifications for enlisting. Standards for menial qualifications have been rr.ised for enlistment in the U. S. Army and the U. S. Air Force to the highest, level it has ever been. Standards are now that a raw score of 57 for Army and 65 for Aur Force out of 90 on a written test mast be scored. Percentile scor'es are 4D and 65. However, standards are lowered for a 21-month enlistment. Men who have received notice for pre-induciion call cannot enlist, 6gt. Bahn said, The recruiting office, located In the BlythevUle City Hall, is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Reserrts May Volunteer Navy Recruiter Warbington said men in the third pay grade and above that were discharged with dependents may re-enlist, regardless of dependency. Naval reserves may volunteer for active duty. However, all' reserves with selective service classification numbers 1-A, 1-A-O tconscientious objectors against combat duty), 4P (unfit for military service) and 4E (conscientious objectors again.it both combat and non-combat military service) cannot enlist. Quartermaster Warbington said men who have received notice of pre-Induction calls may not enlist. The naval recruiting office is in the BlythevUle City Hall and Is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p,in, Monday through Saturday. Marines Sought Former marines who are members of the Marine Corps Reserve and hold the rank of sergeant of below, will be asigned to active duty with the mark held in the reserve. Former master sergeants who have been out of the Marines for more than one year, will be appointed the rank of sergeant. Technical sergeants who'have been separated more than one year will be appointed to the rank of corporal. All former marines who are not members of the Marine Corps Reserve will be I appointed to ranks included tn the current regulations. Captain Foster said that in the event of the Marine Corps Reserves being called to active duty members of the Reserve who are assigned porary active duty in a rank lower temporary active duty in a rank 3ower than their present rank wilf be re-appontied to the rank held in the reserve. Nine Enlist Nine recent enlistments tn the Army and Air Force were reported by Sgi. Bahn yesterday. Enlisting 'in the Air Force for four years were Pvt. Gene E, lien- ton, son of Mrs. Sally Murray of BlythevUle, Pvt. Robert W. Down- Ing of PortageviUe, Mo., Pvt. Frank Murphy of Portageville. Pvt. Kellogg Martin of BlytheviUe and Pvt. M'Arthur Tightens Ban On Red Jap Newspaper TOKYO. July 18. (.I 1 )—General NfacArthur today ordered the Japanese government to "maintain Indefinitely" the ban on the Communist Party's newspaper Akahata (Red Flag). Mac-Arthur ordered the paper shut down for 30 days June 26. He advised Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida in ft letter today that international communism had become A more sinister threat to the preservation of peace" since hh temporary order. "Passing events." the letter said, "warn of distinct danger In tin use by communism of the media of public Information to propagate its tenets of subversion and violence." MncArthur declared Communist propaganda would have no effect nn most Japanese but the Reds would use the paper to Incite "the irresponsible and lawless minority element. 1 ;." "In these circumstances." he wrote, "it becomes obvious that the free and unrestricted use of Ihe media of public Information for the dissemination of propaganda to such an end by a minority so dedicated In Japan would be a travesty upon the concept of prce freedom, ..." Since Mac-Arthur's first letter, the Japanese government has suspended publication of more than 400 of the 1.009 Communist publications throughout Japan. The suspensions were to have been the same us that of Akahata. MacArthur's second letter probably means that the other suspensions also will be extended indefinitely. Cooter Lions Plan Fish Fry July 27 Members or the Cooter Lions Club will entertain their wives and guests at an outdoor fish fry at the Haytl Park July 27. New officers were installed at the last meeting. They are: Chris Wentzell, president; Jacnes Brown, first vice president; Lewis Lester, second vice president; Claude Jones, third vice president, and Tom Hopper, secretory-treasurer. Rob Rushing will serve as lion tamer and the new tail-twister Is Floyd Wagster. New directors appointed were. Melvln Clark and Arnold Jones. Johtio R. Cash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cash of Dyess. They have re- jwrled to Lackland Air Force Base in Han Antonio, Texas, far 13 weeks basic airman indoctrination course. Re-enllstlng in the regular Army for four years were Cpl, Billy J, Stout, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Stout of Bassett, Cpl. Charlts M. Arnold, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Arnold of Roscland, and Cpl. Cleo Lee, son of Mr and Mrs. Willie [ bT'^erTt" "back"* home * within. Lee of Auvcrgnc. Pvt Billy D Knapp of Blytheviile Is a new enlistee. Thy have reported to the I0th m- Nation May Jail Dangerous Aliens; Senate to Vote WASHINGTON, July IS. </?>— With tophcavy House backing, a b!H to clamp down on dangerous aliens went to, the Senate today lor expected early approval. The Justice Department asked for It more than a year ago. The House passed it yesterday, 326 to 15, after hearing that subversive and criminal aliens who cnn't be deported—or locked up under present law — are roaming at large around the country. ' The btUI would allow the attorney general toflock up such aliens or to keep them under close scrutiny by requiring them to make periodic personal reports. He could detain them at any place he chooses, presumably at EtUs Island, until such time as they are actually deported. Under existing law, an undesirable alien who Is ordered deported, usually after serving a prison sen- j tence for committing a felony, must six REVERSE COLORS INDICATE MOM-COMIAT R»ct •"-,;"' ha PP' er tomorrows—sleep on * R«'°mc Jnp | e Cushion Mattrcu torifai ' W VMM Mr. i H E K M °? » ° F TMESE-Recent changes in the sleeve Insignia of Army and Air Fore. sled men have left even .ex-CI'j confused about relative rank* in the «rvi«s. Above are cur- . n e rent insignia lor non-commissioned officers of the Army >nd Air Force. Air Force chevrons were completely re-des.gncd, while the major change in Army insignia was omission of the old three- stripe sergeant chevron, and the use of reverse colon lor non-combat branches. Laney Tosses Indiana Speech into Arkansas Politics; McMath Jibes Opponent's Slogan By The Associated 1'rrns Indiana ordinarily has no connection with Arkansas politics, bull n speech mndc Ihcre Is now an Issue I In tile race for the Democratic' nomination as governor of Arkansas. Former Gov. Ben. Laney at Forrest City Monday night quoted from a speech Gov. Sid McMnlh made at Inrtinnapolls In an effort to show the governor is supporting President Truman's civil righte program. At the same time, McMath In Paragould wns denying that he favors soelallzecl medicine and warning that federal encroachment threatens in other fields unless problems are solved on a stat eand community basis. Laney at Forrr.sl City Laney. troubled by noarseness. spoke to a crowd estimated at 2,000 by Forrest City Mayor Jack Porter. He saitl Hint in the Indianapolis speech McMath "accused the leadership of Arkansas of always being aristocratic and having no Interest In the average man." He also said McMnth there recommended changes "In our social order" and said that "abolition of the poll tnx has been demanded by his liberal friends for years." Jibe a( Prerllctlnn The former governor also jibed at McMath's Saturday prediction of a McMath victory by 100,000 votes. "If he believes he'll win by 100.000 votes, why doesn't he slay fn Ihe governor's office and take care of the state's business instead of campaigning so hard?" he asked. McMath. who-flew to 'Jonesboro In s heavy rainstorm and then drove to Puragould, said he had fahtry Division, for assignment. months after the warrant of dcpor- j tation is issued. If he isn't deport- j ed by (hen, he must be released on Fort Riley, Ka.s.. small bond or on his personal recognizance. HOMEMADE PIES Wr. T;ike Your Orricr Mrs. N. J. Humphrey Call 2359 Don'l wear shots thai hurl! Ut us j( rc .i ch them so they will fit easily as a glove! Brlnit them to Hcuer's for made it clear many times he ts nothing road program," opposed to socialized medicine, but sointed out that many counties of Lhe stntc do not have doctors and He Slatr Medical Onler reported construction on slate medical center will begin in October, and that it will furnish more doctors and nurses. Laney Saturday said during his administration 51,600,000 had been appropriated for a medical school hospital, later incorporated In medical school plans, and charged McMath delayed construction of the center. The governor declared, however, that the 51.600,000 had been available during the last two years ol Laney!s administration and that he had made no move to use it, and let 1L revert to the state treasury. "Do Nothing Policy" He added that Lane.v's "do nothing policy" regarding the medical center was the same as I>aney's "do He nlso jibed nt Laney's choice of a slogan. He declared the former governor Is using (he slogan "Reelect Ben Laney for n Second Time," and charged that it is misleading and a "slick attempt to fool the people." The Siriono Indians of Bolivia are known as ''the nomads of the long bow." Record Relief . ^ for SOUR STOMACH TUMS FOB THE TUMMY M TNI ROT *F TOII» Charles S. Lemons FURNITURE HURRY! Only More Days To Get Your ONLY & HOURS GIVES YOU the Very Fines! in Dry Cleaning Yes Sir! Now you can have the very finest in dry denning in ON'I.Y "l HOURS! Thanks lo our new I'rospcrily- Aulomnfic-Odorloss Dry Cleaning Unit .. .You wan! 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