The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 13, 1953
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAT 18, 1988 Revamped Military Command To Study Navy-Air Force Feud By ELTON C. AT Military FAY Ai mi mar y itrpuricr WASHINGTON (AP) — The revamped military high command, headed by an admiral, is to take a i look at an old quarrel between the Navy and Air Force over wartime roles. Secretary of Defense Wilson let that be known in replying to news conference questions about appoi ments to the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced by President Eisenhower yesterday. But inconfirmlng that the Joint Chiefs, with Adm. Arthur W. Radford as chairman, will re-examine the assignments for the services for the first time since they were agreed to in 1949, Wilson hastened to add: We'll all work at it. We're not trying to put anybody on the spot. The quarrel fi craft carriers had put several people on the spot during the controversy. A chief of naval operations was ousted, A Navy secretary resigned. Out of a series of meetings em- directed by the Joint Chiefs of i years ago. Stuff." The interpretation given by officials who .sponsored the Key West meetings was that the Navy r.ould come into strategic air warfare upon request of the Air Force or the Joint Chiefs. Rjulford, who among top irying to put «ii^uuu,y u" LUG ojjui. KJUIUIHI, win.) WHS niiiuiiK i"J J The quarrel among the armed Navy officials in the dispute over forces over roles and missions and {missions and of the subsequent over giant bombers vs. giant air- quarrel over B36 bombers and big carriers, tpld Congress he agreed the Air Force should have pri- -csponsibility for strategic , Rftdford. a lusty fighter for the iNavy cause, is being brought to Washington from his Pacific Fleet command to preside, impartially, over nn organization which must resolve — if possible—interservice disagreements. He is taking the place of G Omar Bradley who. during the controversy in which the Navy fiercely opposed building a licet of big B30 bombers, finally 1 came exasperated and denounced bombing. But neither other of the Radford nor any exponents of the Out ot a series 01 meetings em- j O t,iicr 01 the exponent oi me erged in 1949 what the Pentagon i Navy's case was happy nbout as- calls the "Key West agreement." sign'menl of navnl air power to a It gave as one of the primary func i!...~..«i «~i« lions of the Air Force responsibility for strategic air warfare (the systematic bombing of an enem war production centers and Irans- portion to destroy the capability to continue a war). Support Other Services The Navy was given' among its collateral role. Moreover, new factors have come to exert potential influence in the original controversy. Carrier-based Navy aircraft today are bigger and longer ranged than in 1949, giving rise to argument that they are capable of wag- 'ng atomic warfare as well as land"collateral functions" the assign- j based Air Force planes. Therefore, ment to support other services in : the argument goes, why should carrying out their primary func- i they be confined in their opera- lion and "to be prepared to par- | lions by an agreement written un- ticipate in the over-all effort as ' der conditions existing, five or six "fancy Dans" in the Navy. Radford will have an entire new roster of Joint Chiefs men. bers. Elsenhower chose Adm. Robert Carney to be chief of nava" operations to replace Adm. Wil Ham Fechteler. Carney is Nortl Atlantic Treaty commander li Southern Europe. BOUNCING BOMBARDIER—Skipping over the water off the coast of Gosport. England, the British Navy's "C,i\y Bombardlci ' makes a trial run. Si.nihn to the Atneiic.'in PT boat, the 75-fuot- long ship, as a guno.oiit, ran mount n 4.5-ini'h rifle and a smaller rifle. As a torpedo boat, its armament would ol t\vo 21-inch torpedo tubes and one small rifle. The ship has a width of'20 tcct Fechteler's term was not due to expire until 1955, but Wilson said it was decided the terms of all Joint Chiefs members would be two years. Until now some have been two years, others four. Cutting the term to two years mean Fechteler is out. Gen. Matthew B, RIdgway, now supreme commander in Europe was named to replace Gen. J. Law> ton Collins as Army chief of staff Collins' and Bradley's terms expire in August. The White House had previously announced that Gen. Nathan Twining would replace Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, who asked for retirement as Air Force chief of staff about July 1. Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther replaces RidgWay as NATO commander. Senate confirmation for all of them seemed assured. We can best hear and understand the sound of the human voice when the intensity of the sound is between 40 and 90 decibels. When sound goes up to 120 decibels, we experience discomfort and annoyance, and above 140 the sensation becomes definitely painful. r makes a// your coo baa your fast cooking Famous bo(j...qii'I...Coke Coke is the mosl; asked-for soft drink in the worlck And no wonder—it's so wholesome, so delicious and pure as sunlight. 25c 6 bottle carton I'lus Depoult lOTTtED UNDEI AUtiOMJY 0' 1HE COCA-COtA COMPANY IT, , COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE "Cokf" It # r*gi*l*red Irodt-mork. ) 1?53. IMt COCA-CCHA COMPAMT WHIZ SKIDDER—With his plane disabled by Red antiaircraft fire, Maj. Thomas J. Ross, of the Marine Corps, brings his Panther jet in for an emergency belly landing on a light-plane strip in Korea. Top picture shows the jet just touching the ground. Bottom picture shows the plane skidding along just before coming to a stop for a perfect landing. icrosomc A Baldwin-built Acrosonic Piano in your home will add a'weaJtfa of musical enjoyment. It has beauty, stamina, and a tonal capacity amazing in so compact an instrument. See one ... hear one . . . play one and you will have no other piano. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. 208 West Main Phone 2071 J. VV ADAMS, Mgr. / —Good Reconditioned Ptanos— Baby Carriage Yields Money NEW YORK (/P)—Prank Conry, a 35-year-old elevator operator, found a paper bag last night filled with $665 in cash In his child's baby carriage. Tlie carriage had been left In an apartment house hallway. Police were trying to trace the owner. Ginny Simms Files Suit for Divorce SANTA MONICA, Calif. (/P) — Singer Oinny Simms. charging cruelty and "extreme mental suffering," has filed a divorce suit against her second husband, oilman Robert M. Calhoun. Miss Simms, In her complaint filed yesterday, said they separated finally May 8 after 10 months of marriage. She asked no alimony. The couple wed In Las Vegas, Nev- June 27, 1952. AtplrlnAtlt*B*tt St.Joseph ASPIRIN LARGEST SEllER AT 100 "$50 Million eaten last year, Gentlemen! Good, but let's do better this year!" DON'T BE THEIR NEXT VICTIM! If your home is as much as two years old you should have a thorough inspection. We also replace damaged timbers and do floor leveling. Call for a free inspection and estimate. Our company is certified by the State of Arkansas. We can treat your home or do any work that is necessary without any down payment with three years to pay. SUPERIOR 535 North Sixth St. L-ontrol Phone 2350 -a. May 18th issue of LIFE magazine and June 2nd issue of LOOK to carry " Picture Story" of the Brogdon family... Recently the New York Life Insurance Company began publishing a series of advertisements in Life and Look ' magazines featuring actual families in various parts of the country and explaining how their New York Life agents have helped them build up financial security through life insurance. I-was mighty pleased when, for the second advertisement in the series, the Company selected a family from this area whose life insurance agent I myself have been for many years—the Charles Brogdons. I hope you'll read this story about these neighbors uf yours. It not only illustrates the kind of service New York Life agents are able to give, but may help answer some of your own problems about, the future of your family and how to plan for it. 'Here M just one of the pictures of Charles and I'ancta Brogdon and their children that readers of Look and Life all over America will be living during the next few icec/cs. NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 1101 West Main Street, Blydicvillo

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