The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1948 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 17, 1948
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MONDAY, MAY 17,-194t Military Budget Tops $15 Billion 1,786,500 Officeri And Men Colled for in 1 Fiscal Year of 1949 WH1Ul " F - .vc,,K WASHINGTON, May 17. (UP) — The military budget for the 12 . It calls for armed forces totaling 1,786,500 officers and men. Original plans were for 1,423,000 officers and men. The new budget Is $4,396,000000 more than the original $10,887,000 000 in cash and contract authority asked for by Ihe administration in January for the armed forces In fiscal 1049. It will provide men and operating expenses for the compromise BC-groupe Air Force recommended by Defense Secretary James Forrestal. Defense sources said this was agreed to by Gen. Carl Spaatz before he retired as air force chief of staff. The $16,283,000,000 revised defense budget also includes the extra money voted by Congress over -administration objections to start M'jying planes now for a modern ~0-group Air Force. Congress voted $822.000,000 more than the admin- BLYTOYILLB (AWt.)' COURIER MBWI Midair Crash Kills Three ., istration had asked. A highly-placed defense said President Truman source ll sign the 70-group airplane procurement bill in two or three days. Wilt Buy Planes This bill provides money now Three persons were killed, and one seriously injured when two light planes collided at an altitude of eight hundred feet over residential Detroit. Plioto shows one of the planes, a Taylorcraft, which crushed Into a backyard. The other plane, a BT-13, crashed into a neary cemetery. (NEA Telephoto) Shipping Strike Looms to fly and service them when they are ready. The full 70-group Air Force is expected to be manned and operating by 1953. On Thursday, Mr. Truman sent step mu threat of a possible' shipping strike arrived at by cutting from the "" ' ^u imirsuay, Mr. Truman sent »'«vcu HI oy cutting ir to Congress a request for supple- TO-group plan four group mental defense appropriations to- would have been In suppor Is to TlrnvMl* fnr tVia 1nr\rnn.-A»4 v» A » ArmV. Ttlncp ll-orn turn * Is to provide for the increased manpower of the armed services during fiscal 1949. The request was for only enough money to pay the men needed to run a 66-group Air Force. The administration program for fiscal 1949 now calls for these arm,ed forces: 444,500 Air Force. The Air Force figure was raised 44,500 above the total recommended by Forrestal in March when Mr. Truman asked for strengthened defenses. The Navy total remains the .same. ^:i Defense sources said the ips that Army. These were two transport groups and two light bombardment groups, Breakdown Shown Here Is the breakdown of the increase in the military budget: Original 1949 military budget $10 867,000,000 Supplemental ap'pro- glc raw materials 376,000,000 Supplemental appropriation for new airplanes 725,000,000 Congress added for new planes 822,000.000 Mr. Truman's supplemental request Thursday for the military 2474000,000 Total $15,233,000,000" Amount Body of Missing Man Is Found in River HATTIESBURG, Miss., May 17 (UP)—The body of \v. O Hoffmyer, Hattlesburg' soft drink bottler who had been missing since March 6, was found Saturday below the River Avenue Br((|;e in Leaf River, near Hattiesburg. Chief of Police Little of Hattiesburg said postive indentification was mode when Hof/myers 1 wallet was removed from his clothing Other ludentlfication was affirmed by a belt buckle found on the body of the man. It had a large "H" printed on It. CIO Steelworkers Vote to Hik« Dues For Strike Fund B06TON, May 17. (UP) — Tlio CIO Slcelworkers National Convention voted Saturday to boost, dues :ii anticipation of labor disputes which may idle 600,000 members liy ni'Xt April. The CIO affiliate, closing it? fourth blemilsl convention, agreed to a. 50-ccut per month Increase for the union's 928,000 members after President Philip Murray called on the delegates to: "Provide the International union with a reservoir of strength for its battle.* with management." Duos for HID union now will be $2 monthly. The increase will to- lal $5,356,000 annually for local and international unions. "Contracts involving 107,000 workers will. expire before December," Murray told the 3.200 delegates who have been in session five days. "It Is reasonable to Assume SO per cent oi .them will lx> fighting with their backs to the wail In an effort to preserve their union, the check-off, nnd to maintain a decent standard of living." v Murray snid that additional contracts will expire early next year so that by "April 1049, COO.OOO workers may be Idle." The additional dues also ivere needed, lie said 'o continue help for striking packinghouse workers who already have been given $«o,000 by the steelworkers. Non-Stop Coast-to-Coast Airline Flight Inaugurated NEWARK, N. J., May 17. —(UP) —The first non-stop coast-to-coast commercial flight service was Inaugurated Saturday. A fonr- englned Douglas Skymaster . carry- 1 Ing 45 passengers wns on Its way to ( Long Beach. Cnlif,, where a sister i ship wns due here this morning. ! No commercial airline has previously made the crois-country flight non-stop with passengers before, said a spokesman, for the Sky- Coach company, which is making the flights. He explained that usual procedure called for a. stop at Wichita, Kans., for refueling. This stop was eliminated by an extra fuel load In today's flights, he said, making possible a 10-hour flight time. * next month. Contracts between ship operators, CIO and independent unions ex- Hay for calves during winter pire June 15. All unions have given months should provide protein the required notices under the minerals and. vitamin A In maxi- Taf t-Kartley Law and will be le- , mum amounts, farm experts say :jally free to strike upon expiration Read Courier News Want Ads. DOUBLE DELIGHTS lor YOU »ml YOUR BRIDE FITZPATRICK'S DIAMOND DUETTES a** CONVENIENT CREDIT .t NO EXTRA FITZPATRKK JEWELERS BLYTHEVILLE SK>r« in Memphis, Osceola, Poragould, Sikeston "/* Takes Only 3 Minutes to Open o Charge Account' PHONE 2728 Death Claims 2 Arkansans Over Weekend Br Unitnl Pr«. Accidents took at least two llve.1 In Arkansas ov«r (lie week-end A 38-year-old World War II vet- cran, Thomag Howard Holland, was crushed bcnealli Ihe wheels o( i truck as It was lording Osnso Creo'< clglit miles West of Cnv« Spring.!. Kirby Blnir of Sprlngdnle, driver of Inn (, Wfts being |, eld 1|( , M at raycltovllle. H« told offices Holmiirt was run over while In- structliiB hln> liow lo ford tlie creek dilJiki" 10 " We '' e S " W '° ! '" Ve becn ' A. G. Crawford, 34, of West Cros- setl, wns killed Instantly In an Industrial accident at the Crossed Paper Mill. JJB was crushed into machinery us he wns threading a liapcr bonrd mnchlno. A third death occurred 12 miles WCit of Texarkana wlien tho mo- lorej'clc ilddeii by Earl Wayne Puckctt, 22-yenr-old Annona, Tex. IXKtofdcc employe, slruck a horse AWOL Sailor* Arrested for Attempted Gat TMt LONOKE, Ark,, May 17. • (UP)_ Two milori weie held In Jail here today after an unsuccessful attempt lo steal gasoline iii Ixmofce last night. St"t« Police identified (hem »j Clifford G, Hannah, 18, of Memphis, and Delmar L. Whaley, 17, of Kansas City, Mo. They were'captured by Stale p«- trolman Lawrence Gwyn after a chase through rice nelds near Ion- eld-. Later they confessed driving a car stolen In El Paso, Tex. Gwyn said the men told him they had been stationed at MempliU and were beta* truuferrcd bjr irate to San Diego, Calif., for dUcipltoary action. They Jumped the train at on Hiffhwit) W early Sunday. Bobby Charles Huckabec, 17, was Injured. Meanwhile, a charge of negligent liomlcidd was filed In Little Rock against p. a. Carrlngton, 20, of Jacksonville the result of an accident !n which Riolmrrt Sentou 17 of North Little Rock was killed. The cm- Carrlngton wns said (o have been driving rammed a parked Int.* m North Lilllo Rock. Officers sold Hie cnr apparently was traveling at a high rate of speed. flavors new crispy, too Zif> . . zost . .. In naver-before tastinoss. 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SEALY INNERSPRING $49.'50 ,' ', SERTA PERFECT SLEEPER $49.50 { Breakfast Sets PORCELAIN TOP SETS $54.95 up WHITE ENAMEL SETS ..... $37.50 up SOLID OAK SETS $49.50up A Small Down Payment Delivers I GATELEG TABLES ....... j PLATFORM ROCKERS ... I SEWING CABINETS • TABLE LAMPS - all colors | TIER TABLES $29.95; $14.95 up ; . $8.95 up j $2.95 up! $695^11 WADE FURNITURE COMPANY •'More For Your Money AH The Tim« STORES IN BLYTHEVILLE, ARK., UNION CITY, and MARTIN, TENN Terms

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