TUESDAY, MAT 8, 1938 (ARK.) 1 COURIER HEWS PAGE $43 Billion for Defense Too Much, Taft Says By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Elsenhower administration tentatively has decided to hold military spending at the 43 billion dollar level bu* Ben. Taft (R-Ohio said today the cut under former President Truman's estimates "isn't enough." Taft, the Senate Republican leader, confirmed that President Eisenhower's announcement last week of an 8>/ 2 billion dollar cutback in appropriation requests to Congress is based on continuing the military program at its present levels in the fiscal year beginning July 1. This would lop off the 2>/ 2 billion Increase in arms spending proposed by Truman. Eisenhower has contended, however, that his administration will get. more out of its dollars and thus attain approximately the same combat strength. Taft said he thinks a Defense Department reorganization plan now pending before Congress, and proposed reductions in manpower should yield some savings, but not enough. "What we need is new military advice—a resurvey which will fix the wartime roles of the Army, Navy and Air Force and tell us what weapons we need and what we should discard," he said. "With that kind of. survey we ought to be able to make some intelligent savings in military spending." Taft said he" thinks he is "making some progress at the White House" with his proposal that new chiefs of staff be named lo start on this survey before thier predecessors retire this summer. To Cut Manpower Pentagon officials disclosed yesterday that they plan to cut military manpower by about 250,000 if the Korean War ends but will trim only 180,000 if the present stalemate conflict continues. These officials said total arms spending could be cut about 2(/ 2 billion by reductions in manpower and procurement of military hardware not needed immediately. Sen. Byrd (D-Va) said that if Eisenhower believes such cuts are justified, Byrd thinks he can show the Defense Department where it can save an additional K'-, billion without any slice into "combat strength. • For instance, he said the department could save 500 million dollars by reducing its present civilian payroll and could cut a similar amount of proposed military public works, such as National Guard armories and land purchases. Another i;/, billion or more could se saved by limiting other activities to the present level, without any. reduction in arms purchases or in uniformed manpower, he said. Commercial Interests Fear Educational TV, Educator Says FAMILY PORTRAIT—Jean Robinson, 27, the only woman among 10 artists creating eight 16-foot emblems representing the eight .self-governing countries of the British Commonwealth, puts the finishing touches on Canada's emblem. The emblems will adorn > London's Parliament Square during the coronation. By HERB AI/rSCJTOLL WASHINGTON UR— The president cf the University of Illinois said today commercial interests "ore afraid of educational television because they fear it will raise the TV standards." Dr. George W. Etoddard. in the capital for a national conference on educational TV, said in an interview there is "a genuine fear" commercial groups will "try and NEW LEADERS' HAT-Designed by Sally Victor for adult Girl Scout leaders, this new hat is displayed, at national headquarters in New York. Leaders may buy the new mint-green hat or, if they prefer, continue to wear the old brimmed model. MOX In West Blythevillc Show Starts i Weekdays 7 -.00 Sat. Sun 1:0 Always A Double Feature Double Feature HOUDAYFOR SINNERS ALSO SHORTS RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUESDAY "THE JUNGLE" Rod Cameron Marie Windsor WED - THUUS FACE TO FACE" James Mason Robert Preston grab off the 242 channels allotted to educational TV." He listed two reasons: 1. "Educational TV represents a potential source of income lost to them." 2. "TV standards will be raised so high the commercial stations will have to meet them." Up to now, sfoddard said, standards of many TV programs have been "very low indeed—murder, crime and that sort of stuff—and most of it is really bad for children." The Federal Communications Commission has reserved 242 channels for educational TV stations, and until June 2 no commercial group may apply for these channels. After that date, such applications will be considered and the commission will decide each case on its merits. In remarks prepared for the conference, Chairman Tobey (B-NH) of the Senate Commerce Committee said of these channels: "I say, as long as they are there, they are for education." "You can be sure," Stoddard said, "the commercial people are ready to go after those channels as soon as it's legal for them to move." In a speech. to the conference yesterday, Stoddard said that while commercial stations have been airing some educational programs, "educational programs today are strictly charily patients of the" commercial broadcasting stations." He said they have assigned the poorest hours of the dny to educational programs and have "driven them off the air when they found commercial sponsors for the time." Stoddard added: "We may be able to push commercial stations into better pro;rams." Stoddard is head of the Educational TV Program Center at Chi:ago, which will film and channel Louisiana Gas Pipeline Again Dynamited ELIZABETH. La. (/P) — Another Weather Bettor Seldom Loses DECATUR, 111. Iff) — C. L. fCal) Waggoner is going to befc that it will rain in Decatur May 10 — Just like he has bet for the last 47 years. dynamite blast last night severed Waggoner, a 92-year-od former \ the five-inch gas pipeline serving b" n k emnloye. has been the winner this strike-torn community. i 38 of the 47 times. He limits each It was the 14th dynamiting of the bet to 51< line. There were no reports of Injuries. Unions involved in the strike, which begun last September, are the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Workers and the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers (bothAPL). They are stalemated in negotiations with the management of two paper mills, which refuse to rehire strikers. Mother Uses Gas To Kill 4 Small Children, Self TORONTO W)-Pollce said that a 36-year-old mother turned on the ga» in her East Toronto home early today, killing her four small children and herself. They Identified the mother us Mrs. Adele Holmes and the children as Nancy, 7; Irene, 6; Linda 4, and Kenneth, 3, The motive had not been detei- mlned, they said. Nome Childish, They Changed ft COLUMBUS, O. MV-The National Society or Autograph Collectors now is the Manuscript Society. "We are tired of being referred to as an organization of bobby sockois in quest of celebrities." a" membci said in explaining .vesta-da b change of name. The society, which has no bobbv BOX members, Includes «om« at ih* nation's lending private collector! ami representatives of major historical societies. Some 50 bidders paid $2,200 for signatures and manuscripts at the group's annual auction of historical handwriting. Snow Plghtt fin WHITEFISH, Mont, (fp) — ?now turned out to be a faster fire-fighter in Whitefish than the voiuntcei department. The firemen raced to a sawmill FOR SALE One "H" Farmall Tractor and one "M" Farm- all Tractor. Both hav« cultivators. Very reasonably priced. 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