The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 7, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 7, 1954
Page 7
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7,1954 Bl.YTHEVILLE (ARK.) L'OURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Treasury, Reserve Officials Face Solons; Explain Money Policies - WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Treasury and Federal Reserve Board officials meet with a congressional group today to explain administration money policies in the face of. charges they inflicted "very great damage" to the economy. Heading the list of witnesses were Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey and W. Randolph Burgess, his under secretary for monetary policy. They were called by the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Senate-House Committee on the Economic Report. . Hearings opened yesterday, with the sharpest criticism of Eisenhower administration credit and money policies coming from John D. Clark, onetime member of former President Truman's Council of Economic Advisers. Clark said "very great damage has been done" to the economy by "an unhappy experiment with repressive monetary policy." He contended the Eisenhower administration's money managers "set out to upset the business boom" and now "compliment themselves that they have done well in not bringing on a real depression." Professor Critical Another critical witness from a panel of businessmen and economists was Harvard Prof. Seymour E. Harris. He told the committee an increase in interesi . rates caused by Treasury and reserve board policies early, in .1953 ''contributed to the recession which followed." Prazar B. Wilde, president of Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn., however, praised administration fiscal policies. He agreed with a previous Treasury and reserve board assessment of the situation that in 1952 and early 1953 the economy was in boom conditions calling for restraint of credit "If boom or bust was to be avoided or mitigated." The authorities "lived up to their responsibilities' 'and followed "sound policy" in money and credit control, he said. $10,000 Just To Say Hello HOLLYWOOD (If) — Actress Joan Crawford will say "hello" to guests at a cocktail party and get paid a reported $10,000 for doing it. She'll act as hostess at the opening of the Hotel Riviera in Las Vegas April 8. Her agent confirmed the engagement today and said the star's sole duties will be to appear and greet guests at the party. OPEN WIDE—Kristianne Smith, ^, examines the life-size molar of a huge animated toy lion named "King 1 ' during pre-Christmai unveiling of imported toys at the Hess Toytown, Allentown, Pa. Thirty life-size animal toys in the collection are all animated by special electric units concealed in their bodies. New German Army Won't Wear Jack Boot and Prussian Helmet By GEORGE BOULTWOOD BONN, Germany [it—The jack boot and Prussian steel helmet, old symbols of German aggression, won't be worn by the new West German army to be brought into the North Atlantic Alliance when when the Paris agreements are ratified. 'You'll have to look pretty close at the future German soldier to tell he is not an American. Only details like rank badges and maybe the color will show the difference, according to present plans of the Bonn Defense Ministry. The uniform now being tested follows generally the American pattern. That includes lace-up boots like an American paratrooper's and the U.S. type double steel helmet, now so familiar In Europe. Officials say the color of the uniform has not yet been decided. Model uniforms now being tried are khaki. But the old field gray of the Kaiser's army or olive green might be chosen. That depends on whether officials decide the German soldiers should have a distinctive color to give .them individuality among the NATO forces or whether they should look as much like their allies as possible. Color Undecided Officials calculate it will cost about 238 million dollars to oufit the 500,000 members of the future force. The uniform shown to the parliamentary security committee includes service dress, battle dress working overalls and a uniform for wear off duty. With the service dress, of loose blouse and ski pants, the German soldier will wear a Jaunty ski cap A peaked cap, designed in dashing ftalian style, will be worn with the "Eisenhower jacket" and slacks for off-duty dress. West German frontier guardsmen told the committee they preferred a peaked cap for off-duty wear as it was more attractive to the girls. 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Cost of extension telephone gift service is only $1.00 a month PIUS T>kX AND INSTAllAllON CALL THE TELEPHONE BUSINESS OFFICE- arfyWillGoOn, But Little Bobby Won't Be There EL MONTE, Calif. tf) — They told 10-year-old Bobby Dolata he might not be well enough to attend a Christmas party in his honor Dec. 19 and asked If he would like to call it off. "I'll be fun for everyone," the lad replied. "Go on with the party." Last night the little boy died. But there will be B party because he wanted it that way. Bobby, who would have been 11 on the date set for the party, suffered with muscular dystrophy for five years. Sunday the ailment began to attack his breathing muscles. That was when they almost called off the Christmas party. It had been arranged by Ray Bailey, a bread truck driver, who had been the youngster's companion since learning of his plight a year ago. And the Los Angeles County chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. aided with arrangements. Bobby was to have watched all the fun from a bed on the stage of the Legion auditorium. His friends in the Cub Scouts and men from civic clubs pitched in to line up bands, clowns, singers, dancers and other entertainers. There won't be any Christmas presents at this party though. Everyone is asked to give donations to help finance research in combatting muscular dystrophy. The fund will be named for Bobby, the son of Mrs. Ruth Thomas, widowed mother of three other children, who takes in laundry to support her family. Male Nurse Admits Shooting Wife and Friend in Squabble EATON, Ohio (AP) — A male nurse who askod a deputy sheriff to baby sit with him "for protection" was charged yesterday with two murders, Prosecuting Atty. Everett Fahrenholz said. Fire Destroys 25 Planes CALGARY, Alta. </p>—A big hangar at Calgary's Municipal Airport turned to the ground last night. Twenty-five airplanes were re- Dorted destroyed. ROK Pilots to Fly Jets TOKYO Vf)— South Korean pilots will begin training in flying Jet planes tomorrow, the Far East Alt 'orces announced here today. Sheriff Floyd Spitler said Carl Miller, 46, the nurse, admitted fatally wounding his wife Louise, 36, and her friend Lee Tarver Veach. 32. of Gettysburg, Ohio, yesterday. The double shooting occurred when Miller paid a court-approved visit to his 3-weelt-old son at the Miller residence near Wost Man- j Chester in southwestern Ohio. j Asked Protection j Last week, at his request. Miller j was accompanied by a deputy j sheriff. He said he needed protection. But yesterday the sheriff's office told Miller a deputy could not be spared for the baby-sitting Job. "We couldn't continue to have someone there every week," Spitler said. The Millers had. & divorce case pending. Since Uie birth of her son, Mrs. Miller had been living part of the time in the Veach home with Veach, his wife and their son. The sheriff said. "I don't think there was any sort of a triangle." Veach accompanied Mrs. Miller to her house yesterday and Spitler said Miller was irritated at his presence. Killed Instantly The husband and wife started ar- ' suing and Veach rose to her de- i tense. Miller told the sheriff. Miller said Veach, a 300-pound railroad carpenter, struck him. He admitted whipping out his pistol and shooting Veiich In the head, Spitler said. Veach died on the spot. Mrs. Miller was shot In the abdomen but authorities o.uoted Miller as insisting that this was an accident. Despite her wounds, Mrs. Miller scooped her son from the floor and Jumped out of a bedroom window. She died about five hours later at Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Ind. The unharmed baby was being kept by neighbors. Miller went to a friend's home to telephone the sheriff he would give himself up. He was lodged In the county Jail at Eaton. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? 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