The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 13, 1955
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1«, 19W f Affil TBRM SIGNI.S'O UP FOK SKRVICB — Pentagon's proposed IKW pl«n put. Itw emphasis on reserve duly. New Military Service Plan Gives Young Man Six Choices By DOUGLAS LAKSEN , NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON (NEA)—If Con- srcss passes the new military service'.program proposed by the Pentagon, every able-bodied young mar. in the U. S. will be faced with .hair a dozen basic choices of duty. The architects of the master reserve plan have tried to strike a fine balance between advantages and disadvantages of each. The brand new clioice is to volunteer lor six months of active training in the Army or Marine Corps before the 19th birthday. After training there's seven and a half to nine and a half years of active reserve service left, depending upon how well the man does his reserve chores. The big advantage OJ this !6 jetting active duty over with fast. The disadvantages are only S30 per month pay while in uniform, no veteran's benefits, and the possibility of being called back to active duty any time during a :imited emergency. Also, only 100,000 men can get in this program, so there's a chance of not. making it, being drafted, and existing in an uncertain status for more than a year. Another relatively new choice is volunteering for eight years of combined active-reserve ' status in the Navy or Air Force. The Navy requires two years of active duty and the Air Force four years under this plan. Advantages are regular pay, better reserve assignments later, postponement of active duty for up to 24 months, and veteran's benefit*. A man can still wait It out nnd be dratted. This means two years active duty with six years in an 'active reserve outfits-involving the chance of active duty during a limited emergency. Advantages of this choice are numerous. The man gets full military pay and allowances, veteran's benefits and a better chance of a good reserve assignment. With reduced calls a man u'lio waits for the draft miRhl gel in several years of college before being taken. service helpful jobs. is becoming increasingly toward getting civilian The thinking behind different periods of active duty among the services Is that rtavy and Air Force are more attractive to the average young man. Another assumption is that the longer the period of active duty a man serves, the less time he should be held responsible for reserve duty. Another area o( choice to a young man is enrollment in the ROTC programs available at colleges. After graduation the young officer must then spend at least two years on active duty and an indefinite period on reserve status. The most important goal of this program is strengthening the serv- ices' reserve programs and the National Guard units of the states. The ,NG will get a share of the men who elect the six months of training. These men will work out the balance of their nine and a half years of commitment by drilling and serving with Guard units. The Guard will also get other men who complete active duty with the Army who elect that means of working off their reserve commitment. They will have to drill regularly and participate fully in Guard activities Service in the active reserve units of the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force will include periodic meetings and drill and sessions at summer camp. Attendance and performance in the reserves will be rigidly supervised. Presbyterian Merger Chances Are Dimmed PHILADELPHIA. I/PI The chances of a merger of the three United States branches of the Presbyterian Church appeared somewhat dim today its the result of opposition from Southern presbyteries. The union would unite the three groups now in the process of voting on the proposal, the United Presbyterian Church, the Presbyterian Church In the U.S.A. and the Presbyterian Church in the United States (Southern). They have a combined membership of about 3Va million. Unanimous approval of the three is necessary. Thirteen Southern presbyteries have voted on the issue and 12 have opposed 11. A three-quarters majority of the 84 presbyteries In the Southern branch is necessary for the group's approval. Only ten more negative votes are thus needed among the Southern presbyteries to kill the plan and one of their leaders said Saturday, "We'll get those in the next two weeks. The statement was made by Dr. Tho basic enlistment opportuni-] Henry B. Bendy._ secretary of "•" Uoe will remain about the same as t Association they are now. A man can sign up for two years,of active duty in the Army with six years in the active reserve .He can sign up with the Army and Marines for three years of active duty, four years in the active reserve nnd one year In a status which calls for active duty only in case of all-out war. A man can enlist in the Navy or Air rorce for four years of active duty, with two years of active re- and for the Preservation Continuation of the Southern Presbyterian Church. Dr. Dendy, who is also editor of the Southern Presbyterian Journal, in Weaversville, N.C., predicted there would be twice as many antiunion votes as were needed. Most presbyteries of the 120,000- member Southern church, with headquarters at Atlanta, will vote Jan. 18. 19 and 25 and a few will ballot in February. serve duty and one of limited re- The only Southern group to vole .iponstblllty for an active call. j f 01 . t ne merger is the Texas Mexi- There are also numerous advan- can presbytery, whose congrega- tages In enlisting. A general pay! tjons cons (5tj ng mainly of Moxi- ing to be proposed and j can pcop | 0p are scattered through Tilitary career field per- Texa5 "*" Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, Dr. Walton Rankin, publicity manager of the General Assembly of the Pre.sbyterian Church in the U.S.A. said 40 out of 256 presbyteries of his branch had voted for union. He said he has received no reports of any presbyteries in his branch that voted against the proposal. The branch has about 2; 2 million members. The third group, the United Pennsylvania and the Middle West, to begin voting Tomorrow in Pittsburgh, where It has its headquarters. This group, whose roots go back to Scotland in the 18th cen- raise is goi the whole mi . haps made more attractive. The technical experience a mnn gets in 18-Yeor-Old Faces Electric Chair TOLEDO. Oiii'i Kl'i — Eightccn- year-old Bernard Schreiber, found guilty of [he raposliiyinf; ol Mary Jolenc Flicks, 17. today faces deat'i in Ohio's electric chair . A panel of three judges yesterday lollnfi him "llilty of first-dcjjrer murder in the woodland slaying i:car here last Aug. 12. The judges deliberated one hour and made no mercy recommendation. The youih testified he raped the girl in a wood near her homo after a 12-year-old boy companion had knocked her unconscious with a club. He said he stabbed her when she regained consciousness. The 12-year-old boy denied accompanying Schreiber or striking the girl. WANTED! Men and Women interested in TOP PAYING TV JOBS Got the training you need to be « SUCCPM in this fascinating field. Annovinccrs, writers, producers nrc needed in the cvnr-ex ponding television industry. Grndtitiles of Kc«- gan's School of Tclevision'nrc earning up to $100 dollars n week At radio nnd TV stations nil over the Mid-South. Hundreds more young man nnd women nro needed; job placement gunrnritccd on completion of courses. Enroll now for dny or night classes ol small monthly tuition fees. For full informntion, write: KEEGAN'S SCHOOL OF TELEVISION, 207-t Madison Ave., Memphis. Tennessee. tury. has 51 presbyteries with about 220,000 .members, mostly in Pennsylvania and the Middle Wst.e Th results of its vote will not be known until April. The United Presbyterian Church was not organizaly related to the other two branches. The Southern branch and the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. separated in I860 as a result of the Civil War. Dr. Rankin .said the basic cause for the division was over the slavery issue. If the union proposal is approved by all three branches, a meeting will be held in 1956 to form a united church. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Voris Workman The Holland 'Men's Club .met|member. A movie. "Men Who Thursday night In the agriculture building with Pinnell Capchart, new 1955 president, presiding. R. C. Tennyson became a new So. Korea Plans Major Switch To Free Enterprise Will Open Doors To Foreign Capital, Spokesman Says By BII. SHINN SEOUL I/Pi—South Korea plans a revolutionary _ switch to the free enterprise system by opening its doors to foreign capital, a top government spokesman said today. Grow Cotton," was shown by Donald Long. New Board members and committee members were appointed. The board members are R. C. Tenny.son, chairman; L. Kinder, Donald Long and W. C. Meadows. Refreshments wiches and served. of barbecue sand- soft drinks The Cuibertson Homemakers Club met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. R. E. L. Smith, with 12 members and four visitors present. The visitors were Mrs. L. Kinder, Mrs. Cletis Bailey, Mrs, W. E. Kennedy, and Mrs. Isaac McKay. Mrs. Bailey and Mrs. McKay became new members. Mrs. Carl Reid, new 1955 president, presided and roll call was answered by members giving helpful hints. The monthly letter from Kathieen Zimmerman, state extension agent, was read. Mrs. Bailey was appointed new song and game leader for the club and members idrew names for their 1965 Polly- angel cake with lc« ore am topped with chocolate syrup, and lemonade was served by the hostess, Mrs. Smith. Holland boys and girls won from Braggadocio . last Tuesday night and split with Arbyrd Friday night with the boys winning and the giris losing by two points. J. C. Montgomery, district superintendent, was speaker ,at the morning services Sunday "at the Holland Methodist Church. In the afternoon members of the Young People's class and their teacher, Pinnell Capehart, went to the Youth Rally at the Methodist Church at Hayti. The Pemiscot County Association for Childhood Education met Monday night in the new building at the Steele school with W. L. Allison, president, presiding. The program was a panel discussion on "In-Service Training for Teachers." Taking part in the discussion were: Mr. Allison, Caruthersville; Mrs. Raymond Cain, Caruthersville; Quthrie McSpadden, Hayward; Mrs. George Spence, Steele; and Mrs. Vorls Workman, Holland. Mr. Allison added x few closing remarks to the discussion saying among other things that the area of human relations needs more basts: teachers ihould brag Mid complain less: teachers should take the initiative at times instead ol waiting for administrators to initiate, workshops. After a question and answer period, a short business session was held with Mrs. Louise Neff read- Ing the minutes, Mrs. Ruth Fender giving the treasurer's report and a brief discussion on future programs Tor the A.C.E. Because of M» courser tournament, it was decided to skip the meeting in February. Refreshments of coffee and homemade candies were served in the home economics room with the Steeie teachers acting as hostesses. Mothodlit Hospital .ki Memphto Sunday a/ternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Qda Smith Mid family drove to Dyersburg Thurih day to visit Mm. Hugh Welch, HI aunt ot Mr. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Dolan Roger* of Sikeston spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rogers and daughter, Shirley. Mrs. Joe Prltchard and MM. Kenneth Weaver of FruiMand, Tenn., were visitor! owe MM weekend with Mr. and Mrs. John Ed Prltchard. Mrs. Herman via, Mrs. Homer Smith and Mrs. Oda Smith met In the home ol Mrs. Carl Reid Friday night to plan and prepare tba yearbooks for the Cuibertson Homemakers Club. Mr. and Mrs. L. Berry and Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart ara . stress in teaching; teachers should j tiful art picture was part of the Mr. and Mrs.. Wes Carl Richardson, formerly of Holland, now living in Wichita, Kans., were grand prize winners in the 1954 Christ- spending trns week at Hot Springe, mas home decoration contest spon-j Ark - sored by the Wichita Art Associa-' tion. The decorations consisted of a Christmas tree on the door outlined by lights, and the words ''Happy New Year" illuminated in huge letters across the top of the aluminum painted roof and a large greeting card and envelope in the front yard, the card being addressed to "Everybody, U.S.A." A picture of the decorations is supposed to be in the National Home Decoration Book and a beau- Mr, and Mrs. L. N. Kinder w»r» accompanied to Memphis Saturday j by Mr. and Mrs. Homer Smith and Mrs. Voris Workman on a shop- P^f lr 'P- Mr. and Mrs. Witt Smith, and son were in Memphis Friday to visit Mr. and Mre. Dewey Smith. Virtually all enterprise is now j anna. run by state - controlled corpora-1 Mrs. Witt Smith gave a book re-1 take themselves out of feeling that) prize, tions. ; view on "Tomorrow," a discussion j they are judges and should get Finance Minister Lee Joong-jai | on civil defense. Refreshments of i more on the exchange of ideas said the government next month ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_ will introduce a bill in the National' ^^^^^^^^^^*"""*""^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ m Assembly to attract foreign investment -to a wide field of industrial and mining activities, and to in : sure free remittance of profits from Korea to the investor's coun- Mrs. Annie CShoon was taken to 1 WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT 10* . Lee said foreign shares will be limited to less than half of those in a single firm. He also announced an administrative measure to eliminate or reduce taxes on capital invested in vital industries, the banking system and pioneering enterprises, regardless of the sources of the capital. This will contribute toward the full mobilization of private capital, and will be coupled with the opening of a stock market this year, Lee said. In addition, he said, the government will submit to the National Assembly a bill covering foreign exchange as another internal measure to attract foreign capital. The ROK government is also hoping to conclude soon a commodity, commerce and navigation treaty with the United States, officials said. The government plans to denationalize banks and other enterprises except such public-interest enterprises as electric power, coal industries, and railroads. People Will Pay For Roads, Says Gov. Kennon WASHINGTON OP>— Gov. Robert F. Kennon of Louisiana told -\ highway conference today taxpayers will shell out money for road construction "less gnidginirly" than for an;* other purpose. The taxpayer is convinced he is really getting "something for his money" when roads are built. Kennon said in a prepared address for a national conference on highway financing sponsored by the U.S Chamber of Commerce. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, head of the advisory committee which recommended to President Eisenhower a 10l-bi)Uon-dollar ^deral-sta.s highway program this week, was another scheduled speaker. SWARMING BATS One of the great spectable.s of the Carlsbad Caverns is the flight of the bats about sundown from the Bat Cave, which is not open to the public. Hundreds of them, in a black cloud, scream out over the rim in a southerly direction, not to return until dawn. Look at this BARGAIN! FRENCH FRY SET WARNING ORDER James V. Kilgore is hereby! warned to appear in-the Chancery j Court for the Chickasawba Dis-i trict of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty days after the! date bereof. to answer a complaint' filed against him in said court by I Fischer Lime and Cement Company. Dated this 5th day of January. 1955. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON. Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE. Deputy. 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