The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 19, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 19, 1948
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PAGI TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mom Bombs Still Produced in U.S. A-Weapons Are Made On Scale Calculated To Meet Emergency By losepti |j. Myler (Unit** Press SUff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Mar. 19 (UP)Hie united Stales Is making atomic bombs on a scale calculated to meet an y emergency, an nuihorUntlve source said today. This source said bonilj production was being pushed long before President Truman made bit slop- Russia preparedness speech to Congress this: week. He pointed out that the Atomic Energy Act of 1948 declares the paramount, responsibility or the Atomic Energy Commission lo be "assuring the coi>;mon delense and security." "Bomb production," he added, "never has been on a 'peacetime' basis. It can be assumed thrtt It is going ahead full blast." For that reason, ho continued. It Is unlikely that the Atomic Energy Commission will hnve to go to Congress for any extra money In order to keep pace with preparedness efforts on other fronts. The commission, he said, asked /or mid received In current appropriations enough money not only to manufacture bombs at capacity bul also to Improve production methods and weapon ricslgas. Test 1'olnt Set Up This Is In line with frequently repeated statements of recent months by Chairman David E, 1,11- ienthal and other commission members. Since the Commission took over the $3,000,000,000 atomic project on Jan. 1, 1947, developments In weapon design have made It necessary to set up a secret proving ground at Enlwetok Atoll |n the Western Pacific. Test Installations have been built and tests have been or are ubimt to be carried out. Enlwetok and the ocean area mound It have been out of bounds to all sea nnd air traffic and to all unauthorized persons, American R.I welt as foreign, since Jan 30. Outside the' military and the commission itself, the only persons being Informed o( what goes on nt Enhvetok arc members of the House-Senate Atomic Committee headed by Ben. Boiirke B. Illcken- loopcr, u., la. To everybody else, the tests are "top secret." Bicycle Built for Whew! High above the S:\rasota, Fla,, winter quarters of the Uinnling Bros. Circus, Klsie Alznnn rchenrscs her high wire solo bicycle ;i<i. The show's annual tour begins in New York early in April. Bell Hearing \ Recessed Until Middle o/ May UTTI-R ROCJv, Mnich 19. (UP) —The Public Service Commission hearing on Southwestern Hell Telephone Company's rate Increase request was , In recess today while commission experts study ntul digest, evidence and testimony presented during the; past three days. Commission Clinlriniin C. C. Wine said the hearing would probably IK reconvened In mid-May, to allow protesting cities to conduct, cross- examination o( company witnesses. The company completed Its case In favor of Uie rate increases yesterday, with specialists testifying as to the investment, the company has In Arkansas, and to the exact amount, of the Increase. If. M, Duphorne, general Inventory and cost, engineer, said llmt the company's divestment In this state totals more than $40,000.000. lie estimated linit $21.245.740 of this is In pole lines, cabin r.nd aerial wire. D. K. Bnrljce, sales engineer of I the J-lllle Rock office, explained tlml the proposed Increases would yield I State farm Placement Advisory Council Named To Administer Program JJTTLJ5 UOCK, March 19. (VP) —An Arkansas Farm Placement Advisory Council has been appointed by Purifoy Gill, state administrator of Employment Security. Gill said the council will make recommendations for planning and administering the farm placement program In Arkansas. This program was Just recently placed under the Jurisdiction of the Employment Security Division. Named to the State Advisory Council were five farm leaders: Harvey Adams of West Memphis, secretary-manager of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas; Paul Brogdon of Sprlngdale, commission merchant dealing with the production and harvesting of seasonal crops In Northwest Arkansas; J. o. Harris of Johnson, president of the Arkansas Gunners Association; R. E. Short of Drlnkley, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, and Glen Wallace nt Nashville, manager of the , MARCH M, 1»« an additional $1,868,206 annually. The next Important case on the commission's docket is the request of the Capital Transportation Company of Little flock for increases In fares. This hearing was scheduled to begin Kirly next week. Iditor Appeals fin* For Drunken Driving MARION, AiH., March 19. (UP) —Jack Coughlin, editor of the West Memphis and Arkansas News, has filed an appeal bond In circuit Court here prior to appealing his conviction by a magistrate's court on a charge of drunken driving. Coughlin was fined lioo and costs after entering i plea of not guilty Highland orchards In Southwest Arkansas. J. H. Crain of Wilson, operator of Lee Wilson and Company, was appointed to serve on the National Advisory Committee. ••Md tW Orifhul s* 6RAPETTI, Ptuuef" and refusing to present -,,. ra «,™ on cross-examination in his own behalf. Coughlin. Instead, was accompanied by a court stenographer who recorded the testimony of six Bros- > ecutfon witnesses. !! , c * ble !< * mln " "»» • Coughlin contend* that the opper Dr »'a to irap current teak_____^ i age and prevent explosions. ch«r«M of drunken driritig wen false, brought by Deputy Sheriff Ivan Dlckson «nd Men Etevie iu Ml effort to discredit him. They'll love your crispor, flakier Piecrust made with economical DIXIE r, crap, «nd <*•*"»•!, be ««»*.„ fUvorfui •ram*. OU« k fortified wM, 15,000 unih <xf pr(rt«ctt»« B-29 Crashes In Florida; 70 Feared Dead TAMPA, Fin., March 10. (UP) — An Air Kircc B-M with H crewmen believed aboard crashed yesterday moraine In nil attempted trmdinc at MacDill Field. Fla., leaving live demj nnd five missing. Four men survived Ihc crash. The bomber, enronte from the Spokane, Airport Base, Wash., ploughed Into the Smiihwesl corner of the field as it came in on I instruments during a heavy ground fog. The time of the crash was fixed at 2:32 EST. As it struck the ground, Hie huge craft burst into flntnes. Wreckage was strewn over a wide area and the fusclnse was demolished. DIXIE MARGARINE "Solid protection for you and the children..." i Girl Scouts to Hear Leader from Blythcvitte OARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Mar 19— The Girl Scouts Council of this city will meet Monday night, at the Public Library, at which time Mrs. Glenn Lurid of BIythcvllle, Ark., president of the Girl Scout Council. In (hat city, will be present iu give the local Council information on-how to plan an efficient and workable program. The Girl Scout movement \vns only recently tjegim In this city, under the sponsorship of varloui' civic clubs, and the movement Is rapidly gaining momentum. Officers of the local Council are: Dolph Moore, chairman; Fred u Henley, vice-chlrman; Mrs. A\ C. Brooks, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Jake Claxton, corresponding secretary. Read Courier News Want Ads. -T looks like just a pretty piece of paper, Mary, trm policy in trie Life Insursmc* Company of Georgia. But there is a for behind it. • First there is the integrity of a grand old company that for 56 years has known a sure and steady growth. There are more than three million of m who own $475,520,289 worth of Lifa of Georgia protection. The Statement of Condition shows how sound the Company ij. Insurance in force increased $56,554,028 during the past year. And assets increased 26per cent.Thecompany has policy reserve funds of $18,174,612. In addition, Capital, Surplus, and Voluntary Reserve funds for the further protection of policyholders amount to $10,453,763—this is over and above all Labilities and legal requirements. Last year the company paid to policyMder* •rid beneficiaries $6.,S34,674. • Figures are dull tliirJgs^MaryV but in ttu*c** they mean a lot to us—they mean that for the small irrioimt we pay in premium* we are buying a lot of protection for you and the youngsters ... if anything tliould happen to me." 34, t 8,190,164.41 6,039,535.99 1,632,035.35 COMPILED FROM ANNUAL REPORT FUBD WITH INSURANCE DEPARTMENTS U. S. GOVUNMINT SECURITIES •. . . 25.73 STA«, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL BONDS , 19.13 RAILKOAD BONDS j jj PUBLIC UTILITY BONDS 17.13 INDUSTRIAL AND MISCELLANEOUJ BONDS 4 3g STOCKS '.'.'.'.'.'.'. MOKTGACES (FIRST LIENS) 15.M REAL ESTATE 2\26 CASH (IN BANKS) 445 INTEKEST AND RENTS DUE AND ACCRUED 56 PREMIUMS IN COUKSE OF COLLECTION 1,37 MISCELLANEOUS ASSETS .... 1,393,910.03 1,536,252.00 100.00 718,386.77 1,402,768.74 177,160.19 438,387.55 47500 *.U .831,809.18 Be Smart - - - look Smart - - - In An Easter Spring Style! $4.95-$10.00 Lead the Easier Parade in a (op quality fell—styled right Tor your '. profile—priced right for your piirst. Snap brims and roll brims in tan, grey, brown. . Liabilities and Surplus Poucv RESERVES RESERVE FOR SICKNESS AND ACCIDENT CLAIMS DEATH CLAIMS DUE AND UNPAID DEATH CLAIMS REPOSTED BUT PENDING PROOF . RESTIVE EOR UNKEPORTED CLAIMS ' PREMIUMS AND INTEREST PAID IN ADVANCE ESTIMATED AMOUNT DUE AND ACCRUED FO» TAXES RESERVE FO* PENSION PLAN AGENTS' BOND RESERVE AND INTEBEST '. ' " MISCELLANEOUS LIABILITIES Toltl L-Mliilts Except Ctfiltl VOLUNTARY CONTINGENCY RESERVE, Sunrius FUNDS AND CAPITAL IOR FURTHER PROTECTION OF POLICYHOLDERS: GENERAL CONTINGENCY RESERVE $ 1,200,000.00 MORBIDITY FLUCTUATION RESERVE 500^000.00 UNASSIGNEO SURPLUS FUNDS 3,753,762.51 CAHTAI. STOCK Tai,l * 18,174,611.95 224,902.91 None 58,949.50 100,000.00 589,417.54 467,890.84 975,837.09 461,317.40 325,119.44 tl 1.378.046.67 ilO.453.762.51 S31.S31,809.18 MARTIN & BOYDSTON Everything For Men and Boys TH E OLD R E LI A B L E • SINCE 1891 / ^^~** 1 *' ... i ^ N »M | ••rid - *T» AX TA District Office IJorum Huilding, 203 W. iMairj Street

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