The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 2, 1948
Page 12
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run BLYTHEVJLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Committee Okays Big Defense Fund « Fifni* Approach*! $14,000,000,000 Appropriated in,T946 By factor S. klHn pnUtd rrts* Stiff Corrrtpandenl WASHINGTON,' June 2.— ruP) —The House Appropriations Com- nlttM today stamped Its approval oo money request* (or the armed •ervtees that tent proposed defense costs for next fiscal year soaring to * 13,394,612,250. It was not a record peace-time budget for the Army. Navy and Air Forcei. But It approached the more than >14,000,000,000 budget of the 1947 fiscal year. Acting In the face o! a warning from Army Chief Omar N. Bradley that war with Russia Is a "plausible possibility," the committee today approved two measures which will give $10,196,612.250 to 'the Army. Navy,' Afr Force and other defense establishments. Congress already lias approved »932,000,000 111 cash and S2,:>75,- 000,000 In contract authorizations for aircraft procurement by the Air Force and Navy. Today's two bills were cut S888,- 908,450. or about nine per cent. The committee approved these approjwiatlons: Army, $5,608,203,000, > cut at »614.438,0 00. Air Force »89i;!36.00fl, i cut of 126,384,000. Navy, $3.686.733,250, a cut of $241,805,450. Other defense agencies, $10.000,000. a cut of $7,081,000. No other defense bills are in sight. However, if Congress enact.' a draft law it will have to provide funds for operating it. ' Despite the cut for the Army,' Navy and Air Force, Ine committee . said the fund.s allowed would provide during the coming fiscal year for: 1. A 790.000-man Army, bucked by »: National Gunrd of 282,000 men - and • 362,000 members of the organised Army' and Air Reserves wlto will gel a little (raining. 1 A 6«-group Atr Force of 'Tiny Tim' Punches Holes in Two-Inch Plate WEDNKSDAY, JUNE 2, , I "Tiny Tim," * rocket with 125 ponndi of TNT in UB warhead, rests on (is 1500-foot launching roil, left, before beinx tested. The flying missile Is undergoing research at the Navy's Mlchclson Laboratory at the Naval Ordnance Test Station, Inyokern, Calif. The roil does not vary one- iixteenlh of an inch in lit cnUr* length. At right le • sheet of two-inch plat«, through which "Tiny Tim" punched holes. Obituaries G. B. Wimberley, Farmer, Dies Near Steele, Mo. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon tor G. T!. Wlmbcrley of Steele. Mo., at the Church of Christ in Steele. Buriul was in the Mount Zion Cemetery at Steele. Mr. Whnberlcy died at his home ycsterdny after a lengthy illness. Mr. Wimbcrk'y. totally blind [or tlie pa-sl, H yours, had lived near Steele for Ihe past 25 years, where he had operated a fni'm. Ho came to Sioele trom Dyer County. Teun, \vlicre lie was born May 1, I8G8. Survivors Include one son. Joe Wimberlcy of Slccle. nncl Ion Army to Call 225,000 Men Within One Year H Draft Law Enacted House Trailer Damaged By Fire on Division St. WASHINGTON, JuilE 2.—(UP) — The army revealed today that II the draft Inw is passed it plans to induct 223,000 men during the 12 mnoths starting July 1 and then suspend inductions for a year. It figures on resuming Inductions about mid-1950 to pick up another 140,000 draftees. 'Bama Elects Delegates Who Support Bolt « BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jun« 2.— P)—Alabama Democrats voiced flu'lr strongest, anti-Truman sentiment today, choosing a national convention delegation with a majority of members pledget! to walk out If a civil rights plank it adopted. Results from yesterday's runoff primary left no doubt that Alabama voters mean business with their bolt threats. They also made it clear that the pcrsonnl popularity of Gev. James E. Folsom was on the wane. Folsom was running t poor seventh In a seven-way contest for four delegates-at-large seats at the convention and apparently was out of the race. Veterans around the state cap- itfll could not remember when an Alabama governor had failed to win a seat at the national convention. Usually, they said, the chief executive attended as titular head of the state party, along with the executive chairman. Delegate candidates pledgee! to wnlk out In disgust if a civil right* candidate is nominated tod by wide margins lot- nine of the. 11 positions contested in yesterday's rurmoff. A tenth walkout -candidate was Icaiilng a non-bolter in a close race while the llth scat was clinched by a candidate who refused to lie drawn into the walkout con A fire, believed caused by n lighted cigarelle bciny thrown through an opi-n window, caused consider-i troversy. 'able damage to (lie contents otl Thus, bolters were assured of a house trailer bcJongJnt; to Man- majority at Alabama's 26 member rice likens of Indiana In the 300; delegation. In the first primary | block on Sontfi Division street yes- four weeks ago, voters chose five terday morning. Mlmi slx t ° o ; t . bMcrs cnose nve I Mr. Lukens and his family were, who were 'not | en route from Indiana to Louisiana ;nt the lime of the fire. The trailer rhese plans were disclosed with ( was not damaged.. the publication of testimony before . ^^_ the House Military Appropriations Subcommittee. They provide for [ TMa Pony Express was not run taking in 30,000 Inductees a month i by ponies, but by the most virile To FCC Frieda B. Kennedy, a Wall Street corporation lawyer, has been nominated b;< President Truman to serve on the Federal Communications Commission. The first woman to be so named, she replaces Clifford J. Durr, who declined reappoiniment and committed. four Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARD, III ..JuneJ.— (UP)—(USDA) —Livestock: Hogs 10,300; salable 9.500; fairly active, uneven. Weights no Ids up ) mostly 60c higher than Tuesday's average; spots more on weights over 300 Ibs. Lighter welgms, bare[NOW "' With the Courts during the coming fiscal bring army strength up 000. Gen. Omar year to to 790,- breed of horses. ;ioup Air rvite 01 *it.-i - ~ " •«". Congress had alrearly ] oaiigliters, Mrs. Mary Williams of 800 men. authorized ft 70-group progrnm but the services d.o not tlilrik they will be ready for It iu the coining "year. 3. A Navy and Marine Corps totalling anti an active' fleet of i 763 combat and auxiliary *hlps. ai well as an Inactive fleet of 1,879 vessels. i. A. start cxi a «5,000-lon super- Army has figured Brmiley. army chief ! liave 13 divisions j of staff, told tilt subcommittee thn trained for Detroit, Mich.. Mrs. Jewell Mrs. Lunie Mac A'.icier.son, anil Mrs. Ha?.el Linelieny, all of Steele. The Cobb FimcnO Ho;nc of BJy- Ihcville was in charge or the Ilincr- l arrangemeiiLs. Button, Button I j Negro Ministers Hold Two-State Conference Special funds were voted to be donated to tliu Shady Grove | Church, which recently was dcstroy- i crt by a storm by the Negro Inter! Denominational Alli| mice meeting at the Carter Oliapcl ycsterdny. It also was ileciiied thai. »he nl- j liance would supixirt tlie Gospol j slnsins? fc.'iUvnl at Enoch's Chapel ! lontfjlit, and jimke contribution.? to l tlie Oil Mill Road Mission. Rev. U . D. Diiveiigiort, president of Die al- j lianno, win speak at the fe.sUvnl lo- | The meeting nf the alliance was j i.ttendccl by Negro ministfis fro:n Ksstei'n Arknusas nml Southeastern Missouri. Dr. Thomas J. Drowii, pnstor of Ellorh's Chupcl AM.E. Cliurch. spoke to the Kroup 0:1 ministerial efficiency. Rev. H. Boykin of \Vcst Memphis sjH>ke. flev. H. Boykin, Hcv. R, T. Mce- clwi. Rev. J. K Robinson, Rev \V. M. Mitchell, Kcv. Hjunpluii nere added as new mombers [or Ibe al- liar.ce, and Rev. n. c. Haibor wa.i elected us i-iitic lor the neivly-or- Read Cwnicr News Wnnt Arts. that It should equipped and Instant deployment. Clarene Jackson vs. Tommle Jackson, and First National IBank i and Farmers Bank and Trust Co., EarnishecB. division of property. Willie B. Lucas vs. Opal Marie Lucas mid Odis Waddle, petition for restraining order. jot FOUNTAINS; ! Everywhere! ly tltnir to weak, owi, 25-SOc higher. Bulk good and choice no- 240 Ibs 24.15-25; top 25; 250-270 Ibs 23,15-24.75; 270-300 Ibj 22.25-24; 300-350 Ibs 21.25-22.50; 130-150 Ibs 21.25 23.50; few 23.75; 100120 Ibs 1825-20.60; sows 450 Ibs down 1818.75; over 450 Ibs 16.7S-18; stags 13-16. Cattle 3,300; salable 2,500; calf receipts 1,500; all salable. Trade In cuttle displayed a model of slowness despite light receipts. Easier feeling especially apparent In cows. Steers number about 10 loads with a moderate assortment of heifers and mixed yearmgs. Cows making up approximately 50 per cent of receipt*. Some opening sales c»i Kood steers 31.50-34, appeared Jk. BraiUian tret, th« Andim Laurlfolla, ha* Its trunk unde™ ground. What appears to be surfac* rooU jeally are the branches of th* tree. 34.75. Cow* opened steady to weak Good cows quotable around 25-3S; common and medium beef cow* 28-24; camiers and cutters, ls-l». Heartburn 7H/SMW EASY COMPARE SKID Does < v.ceks wash in less than an houl! One tub u-aihm while the Olher rintes am] tpins damp- dry. Removes up 10 25% more »'4ief . , . clothes dry faster. COMPARE CONVENIENCE ISO slow feeding of piecei thiougti a wringer. No jet tubs needed . . . yon rinse right ID the spinner basket. COMPARE SAVINGS Easy gives you more for your money. Saves cleaning bills . . . does "washable" drapes at home! See It in action today! EASY TERMS LEE WILSON HARDWARE & IMPLEMENT CO. Armorel pj, one 2088 • ? Looking for a campaign bulun? Chances are Barbara Grand- Bergh, of Jersey City, N. j., has it on her bathinp suit. Barbara is the official convincsr of Atlantic City's Steel Pier, and slie'll try to convince COP delegates to visit the New Jersey resort. carrier which will carry big Jet. bombers and have a "deck WE enough for li-29 take-offs. The committee, in n sudden spun 'to clean its slate before, national convention lime approved both 1 bills at a single silting. I still had to act on bills providing billions for foreign aid. fur the Veterans Administration, the Atomic f><>.'ny Coniif.lsxion, the Maritime ~Com- mi.ssion and deficiency approprin- ;tions for various other government departments and agencies. ! Tile nnval appropriation mcasurr will penult n modest expansion in Navy and Marine personnel from an iwrragc or 518.092 duviiij. the •cm-rent fiscal year t o a peak of 552.000 by the end fiscal year. f< ol the ni^t A Sure Masterpiec Seagram's H. Bt-ENOEO WHISKEY. 86.8 65% G»m tr»l Somls. 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