The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1948 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 1, 1948
Page 3
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THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1948 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACT -now Pentagon Patrol Gets a Warning Congressman, Foe of Draft, Says Army's Loafers Must Work motor accident on Okinawa Island, where he was serving with the United States Army. The vehicle Mr. Roach was driving swerved in passing another, ran into a wall and overturned. He had been in the Army foi five and one-halt years. He By Sandor s. Klein (United fins staff Correspondent) WAS1NGTOHN, July 1. (UP)— Rep. Dewey Short, R.. Mo., salt! today the Army should go easy In drafting men until it gels the desk soldiers In the "Pentagon pat-' rol off the seal of their pants." } Short, who stands to head the House Armed -Services Committee *Jf the Republicans retain control |fff Congress, said he had visited the Army Headquarters Building recently and was "amazed at the | number of officers sitting around • with nothing to do." "The Army says it needs manpower," he said. "Why don't they give these felloes something to do? " Short opposed the draft while It was before Congress. He said he was going to keep a. close check I on the Army's efforts to recruit I T-4 Elmer T. (Jack) Roach. 25 men voluntearily to satisfy himself S0 n o r Mrs. Je.ssie Carson, 519 Norll that no more men are drafted than ntlj street, was killed June 22 in a is absolutely necessary. "If they're not in there trying. if they're seeking to junk the voluntary enlistment procedure, I'll yell to the heights and sock 'em at every turn," he slid. Meanwhile, the search for "friends and neighbors" to serve on draft boards was under way again. Selective service officials reported that preliminary steps are being taken to recruit draft board members even though President Truman hasn't yet issued the of'lcial order , . , setting the ne\ sc-1 On Letter-Writing Charge lective service machinery in mot- j ion. | JACKSONVILLE, Pla.. July I. W.^ There have been reports from at i <UP)—Attorney Edgar Waybriglit, least one state that private citi- ! Jr. today was under suspended feci- zens are balking at taking the pay- j eral sentence of a year ahd a day. less draft board jobs. The argil- and on five years' probation, after ment these citizens advance is that I being guilty of sending obscene they stand to lose friends and in , matter through the mail, some cases cash customers by serving on draft boards I Thchna, were dismissed by fert- Board members are under con- j erft i judge Seybonrne Lynne, who siderable pressure to favor their . heard the case without a jury. War Hero One Of Five Killed In Plane Crash JREDERICKSBUHG, Va., July 1. (UP)—Five Naval reservists. Including War Hero Allen W. (Snuffy) Smith, were killed late yesterday when their plane crashed In the wood* five mile. 1 ; north of here. A mUlhand working near the scene said the right wing api»ared to buckle, .sending the twin-engine )!ane Into a nosedive. Bodies of the victims aud pieces of wreckage were scattered over a 103-yard area. The plane was en route from Washington, D. C. to Atlanta, Oa., where the mon were stationed. -., 34, and Machinist Julius Vfls salotti, 44, were on active duty with the Navy. The other three fliers were taking their annual two-week training period They were identified by the Nuvy as Lt. Comdr. R. L. Bidson, 35, Atlanta; Lt. James A. Cotton, 31, Decatur, Oa.; and Lt. (jg) Cornelius Idwisc, Sumter. S. C. Smith, a lieutenant commander won the Navy Cross, the Silver Star the Air Medal anil the Purple Hear for his service In World War II. H was credited with shooting down n I Japanese heavy bomber, and sink \ ing a light cruiser and a heav, cruiser. During his tour of duty In th Pacific he figured In the invasion o PelelSu Island. Lc.vte. the secoti my lui live auu one-nun yeais. ne ..... — r, • re-enlisted after the war, while in ! battle of the Philippine Sea, Mln the Philippines. I Judge Places Attorney On 5-Year Probation dora and Luzon His exploits as a Navy pilot fly ing from the Yorktown, the Han er'and other carriers formed th basis of the war story, "Plug Thos Ratholes." There are "line side" more than 250.00 vegetable and sma to favor ..^«.« ...*. .- j friends in granting deferments.! Neither defendant was present at And in addition a draft board job | the brief presentation of govcrn- requires considerable time. Some ment evidence- who have been approached think they should be paid by the govcrn- frillt gardens .bordering Brills railways, renting for as little as shilling a year to amateur garden ers. Radiant heating In small horn is now possible through Instana- Simlliir charges against his wife, i tion of floors composed of such materials us quarry tile, which conducts heat although it is fire-'re- Texas I nventor Aims Gun at Supersonic Planes to Send 7hr»* Ski ft On tour of M«4rt«rraiMaii WASHINGTON, July 1. _<m«)_ Th« N»vy announced today thai tha escort carrier, Slboney, and two other veuels will mak« a two-month goodwill tour of Mediterranean and Persian Quit porti thti Summer. The Blboney, together with th* (triphibious comm»jid «hlp, Poeono and the tot deslroyer-tranaport, Curpellottl, will Ivavt Hampton Roadi, Va., Rbout July 1 u> arriw at Oibralter July 19. Afler a two-day workout with ports of the M-shlp Mediterranean f eel the three small ships will visit Naples, Phaleron Buy, Greece- la. nilr Turkey; Kuwait, Don* ' »r,d Uahreln In ll, e Peralan Oiilf and Maddllna. Sardlnw, On Sept. 13 they wll leave to return to Kast Coa«t Uaxxu DO*, tfattv an , ChaUw. and Altogether. 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Congress made pay draft board nummcia. r^uum/ . 4,000 boards are to be appointed ' senator, was sentenced on two and Now She Shops Cash and Carry" Without Painful B*ck»ch» by the President recommendations state governors The army expects to draft 225,000 to 250,000 men in the 19-through ^ 25 age brackci* within the next |p year. Selective service officials ex- 1 ' pect about 9,500.000 men to register on R-Day—Registration Day which is now tentatively set for Aug. 16. Robert E- Chaffee, of New York City Indentiflcd a number of let-! |j tors as having been sent him thro- ' no provision to | ug j, the mail. Young Waybriglit. members. About | 35, whose father once was a state When dlsorderof ktclnrrfunction ptrmlti counts one involving letters and ] jg^S^S^.&SStiS&S the other the mailing of a scrap-«.Ioj« of »«p »nd en«i B y gtttitm ui book alleged u> contain "obscene. ' " "'-- — lascivious, filthy and Indecent pictures and writings. 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