The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1955 · Page 5
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1958 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Ike Presents New Military Proposals (Continued from Pace 1) our military,striking power." Can't Keep Men In asking; a "selective" pay raise for military men, Eisenhower said the problem is to keep trained men in the services. He said only 11.6 P«r cent of Army personnel reenlisted in 1954 compared with a rate of 41.2 per cent in 1949. He added: "Since 1949, there has been one increase in pay which, along with increases In allowances, amounted to an aggregate advance in compensation of 5.7 pe;- cent. Military pay, nevertheless, has fallen b- Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton (1I:M •••l*U«n» Mar 3452 3439 3452 Ma.v 3485 3491 3435 July 3503 1,509 .50J Oct 3483 3505 3490 ' Dec 3503 3507 3504 New Orleans Cotton Mar May July Oct , Dec 3455 348J 3506 3494 3505 3438 J490 3510 3506 3454 3486 3506 3594 3510 2508 :t456 3187 35C8 3499 3504 3435 3487 3503 '1501 35C4 Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 283'i 283'.2 280'i Mch ... 277',:, 2T7U 275'i May ... 276!, 276^ 273-1, Chicago Corn Mch .. 154 3 i 154', May ... 15T-2 157',l Obituary 154 3 , 157 Chicago Wheat Mch ... 231' 4 231 S > 230 1 ; May ... 227i< 228 227 New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler ... — Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Inl Harvester ehind that of Industry. In addition, supplmentary pay practices, health, security and retirement benefits and bonus systems are now widespread throughout industry, and this fact tends to neutralize such advantage as the military services had in these fields. "While the high turnover in military personnel is costly In dollars, even more costly is the loss of experience and operational efficiency which results from It. We are losing too many men trained, in leadership and technical skills—the experienced hard core of a modern fighting force." To correct the situation, the President recommended: 1. An increase in compensation of military service personnel on a selective basis. 2. A selective increase in hazard' ous duty pay for airmen and submarine crews and for men engaged in parachute duty, demolition work, deep sea diving and certain other specialties. He did not say how much of a rise he wished. The President also called for these additional benefits for servicemen: 1. A "dislocation" allowance for military personnel with dependents who are ordered to a new permanent duty station. 2. An increase in the daily allowance for temporary duty travel from $9 to $12. Housing: Needs 3. More housing for service families-In areas where present facilities are Insufficient, and authority for reduced rentals where men and their families must live temporarily In substandard housing. 4. Removal of "existing Inequities" and provision for better medical care for military families. 5. Equalization of survivor benefits according to rank for active and retired personnel. In addition to requesting a four- year extension of the general draft laW. Elsenhower asked Congress for a two-year extension of special provisions authorizing the drafting of physicians and dentists. Those provisions now are scheduled to expire July 1. Outlining his plan for bringing 173 1-4 young men into the reserve forces 65 3.41 after six months of training, the 49 3.4! President said: 108 1-4! "At present, the reserves are 68 3-8 i composed of jldcr men who have 121 1-21 completed their terms of active 50 1-2 service. For example, less than 17 95 3-8 pel- cent of the men now in the 82 3-4 '• Army reserves are under 24 years 33 3-4 ' of age.' Mrs. E. C. Martin Dies at age 96 Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Callie Martin of Armorel, > pioneer resident of North Mississippi County, were conducted at 2 p.m. today In the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Bill in Dogwood Ceme Cook. Burial tery. Mrs. Martin, who was 96, died yesterday afternoon at her home In Armorel following an Illness of six months. Born In Tennessee, she had made her home in the Blytheville- Armorel vicinity most of her life. She .is survived by one son, W. T: Martin of Armorel; four daughters, Mrs. Maggie Buying of Manila, Mrs. Clyde Jones of Armorel, Mrs. Mary Cash of Armorel and Mrs. Mattie Webb of Burdette and one brother, Bob Studders of Huffman. ' 275',:, 274 231 !•; 37 3-8 Republic Steel 80 Eisenhower added that the six months of training durhi] under Radio Socony Vacuum Stud-Pale Standard oi N J T^xns Corp Sears U S Sleel Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. l.-n —(USDA)—Hogs 7.500: active, 25-50 higher than yesterday's average; bulk choice 160-220 Ib 17.7518.25, few down to 11.50; choice No. 1 and 2 18.35, some 18.50; 220240 Ib 17.00-75, few to 18.00; 240270 I bl8.0-17.25; 280-340 Ib 15.7518.00; 130-150 Ib 16.75-17.50; SOW} 400 Ib down 5.00-75; heavier sows 13.25-15.00; boars 10.50-13.00. Cattle 1.800, calves 700; commercial and good steers and butcher yearlings 18.00-21.00, these firm; utility and commercial cows 10.5.012.50; canners and cutters 7.5010.00; utility and commercial bulls 10.00-14.50; canners and cutters 9.50-12.50; good and choice vealers 23.00-30.00; Individual prime to 32.00; commercial and good veal- ers 16.00 22.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 15.00-20.00. 38 7-8 j the proposed program those en- 52 1-4 gaging in It would be paid $30 a 15 month, as compared with $18 plus 110 1-2 basic allowances now received by 86 1-8 i beginning privates in the regular 77 3-8! services. 11 3-8 | He said the number of men who would be accepted in this basic type of training should be subject to quotas fixed by the President "to avoid bringing the manpower pool down to an undesirably low level." Negro Deaths Louift H. I wing Services for Mrs. LouUe Holmes Bwlng, 47. who died Sunday in a Detroit hospital, Will be conducted Sunday at 12 o'clock at Ncmiah Temple Church by Rev. Minor Jones. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Ccm- etary. She IB survived by her husband, Johnny; By her grandparents, and one brother. Johnny Ward. Jr.. Detroit. Teachers of Elm Street school will serve as pallbearers. Caston Funeral Home U in charge. Bond Forfeited Oecar Harris forfeited a to bond in Municipal Court this mornlnq on a charge of falling to stop at i traffic light. Thtn H* Forgot! NORFOLK, Va. (fl — The man told police he had had a few drinks and couldn't remember just what happened. Police could. They said he stole a white fire department car, drove over the city with the siren going, charged gasoline to the city at » filling station and wrecked the car when they attempted to arrest him. ARTHRITIS RHEUMATISM SUFFERERS Firi New Curb Far Pali UMTI IU|«I«« - Supply ••riwrf H*r* Vlrtlmt of erlpplinir arthrlU*, rhnmillim •nd Murllln pain fun Uka Joyoui n«w hop* from announcement of Hnmntlc itiecew with i n*w formula which eomblnti 4 drum Into An* Ut>1«t capable of rtlUvlnf afonirinc rain In Jolnti ftnit m»*elM. Aeeordlnr tn clinical reporti, '•''!* niw compound, tolled VERTASOL, acU lnt«rnallj Ift nirb t*rhir. mis arlhrltifl, rhciimatlam, nturltli pain In hack, hand*, armi, I«M and ihonldtri y*t In Hafo to UVe. rwuirei no prtKrlptlon. With ttani of tor In thtlr *r«, m-n and wom*n who former)? iiiffmd drrnd alnhhtnr tortnrt nf arthrllli and rht«Tn»tl»Tn pain In Rwollen Joint* and munclH now Ult of hltiMd rtlkf afUrudni H, VERTASOIi cMti H-W fet MfiiMvrinc r#- «te li not niwnitn. to <mlr pcfinfM wr *m. *>H vKk montr *<*** iMaranlet.b? Klrbj firm, flriit Storf, Main A- ftrnxfl- MM. U. S. Savings Bond Sales Set Record WASHINGTON I.Ti — The Treasury said today savings bond sales set a peacetime record in 1954 with sales of 54,889,119,000 of series E and H bonds. Individual holdings of these two bonds, the most commonly purchased, came to 38W| billion dollars at the end of the year, the Treasury said. A total of just ovei 57'/ 2 billion dollars was outstanding Dec. 31 in all kinds of savings bonds. The announcement said 1954 sales of series E and H bonds ex ceeded redemptions by 445 million dollars. This was the largest ne gain for the Treasury in savings bond sales since 1949. Two-Plane Crash At Cincinnati Took 15 Lives Mid-Air Collision Near Airport Still Unexplained BURLINOTON, Ky. Uh— Twisted, shattered wreckage and airport records were all that remained today to possibly explain how 15 persons died yesterday in an airplane collision only a couple of miles from the busy Greater Cincinnati Airport. The airport is in Boone County, Kentucky. A TWA airliner, a Martin Sky- liner, bound from Cincinnati to Dayton and Cleveland, Ohio, collided with 'a privately owned DCS. Thirteen persons, including three John Irby Rites Set for Friday Funeral services for John Allen rby, 78, will be conducted at 2 p.m. omorrow in the Cobb Funeral Home hapel by the Rev. James W. Rainwater, pastor of the First Christan Church. Burial will be in Maple Grove iemetary. Mr. Irby, who was employed as a ianitor in Blytheville schools for about 30 years, died yesterday in Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis. Active pallbearers will be E. C. mith, Cecil Lowe, James Terry. Dale Brlggs, Eddie Ford and Eric Whitley. Nationalists Strike Red-Held Island 4th Day TAIPEH, Formosa IJ) — Chinese Nationalist four - engine bombers alasted Chinese Communist - held Tlenao Island lor the fourth straight day today and pounded nearby Toumen Island, air force headquarters said. • j — Nationalist warships fired on j fj e ldf Forfdktl U.S. three Communist patrol boats in \ crew members, were killed on the airliner. Two others died as the DC3 plunged to earth. The planes crashed on snow covered hillsides along the Ohio River, about a half mile apart There were no survivors. No Flight Plan Almost 12 hours after the accident, Lewis Reinbold of Pittsburgh . aviation safety agent for the Civil j "Irephotol Aeronautics Administration, issued a statement that the pilot of the DC3 "did not file a flight plan or make any contact with the CAA's facilities en route." An investigation was being continued today. Reinbold said the TWA plane made a normal takeoff and was reported to be flying on instruments in the overcast. The DCS was en route to Port Lauderdale. Fla., from Battle Creek, Mich., with Arthur Werk- haven. Sturgis, Mich., as the pilot and Edward Agner, Battle Creek, as copilot. Captain of the TWA plane was J. W. Qulnn, Belleville, Mich. The first officer was Robert K. Chll- dress. Ann Arbor. Mich., and the stewardess, Patricia Ann Stermer. Ypsllanti, Mich., who had completed her training only last month. One CAA official, who declined to be quoted, said it appeared as If the planes approached each other as toward the apex of a triangle and that their wings hit first. The scene of the crash was near Hebron. Ky., approximately 15 miles from downtown Cincinnati. ASSEMBLY LONG TRAIN guests admire 75-foot train on the Martin's wedding dress at Bayonne, N. J., where she and Jo| seph Sparccllo were married at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Gown was . reported to have cost more than S5.000 .(AP (Continued Irom Page 1) any private case which was detrimental to the public welfare or the performance pf their official duties. New Bills Meanwhile, the Senate got a heavy load of new bills as work began in ernest in th 60th Legislature. Prominent, among the new legislative proposals were: A comprehensive measure to set up an Arkansas Industrial Commission, charged with promoting the industrial arid agricultural development of Arkansas. This is an administration-supported bill, and was introduced jointly in both houses by seven senators and two representatives. 1. Among other things, it makes a provision for the organization of local industrial foundations and sets up a state loan fund to help cities and towns attract new dustry. 2. A bill to repeal the "Fair Trades" laws governing the whole- the aisle-filling, I sale and retail price of liquor. The former Anne measure, authored by Sen. W. E. (Buck) Fletcher of Scott, is designed to bring liquor prices in Arkansas down to the levels in adjoining slates and stop Arkansans ! from driving outside the state to ' buy alcoholic beverages. Fletcher — Wedding tax revenue becaulse of this practice. 3. Another bill by Fletcher which force wholesale liquor dealers to figure their 13 per cent legal markup only on the base cast of a bottle of liquor, plus .shipping costs. Fletcher charged that all dealers now add state taxes to the base price before figuring their markup. 4. A bill by Sens. Roy Milum of Harrison and Max Howell of Little Rock to establish a state institution for the care and treatment of mentally retarded children. 5. A measure by Sen. Fagan to prevent striking workers from drawing unemployment compensation. The first revenue proposal of the current legislature was among 37 bills introduced in the House during a rather hectic hour and a half session. Fuel Tax- consumer tax — 93.3 per cent to the state and 7.7 per cent to the counties after deduction of a small collection cost. House bills yesterday also Included one to remove the present designation of race of the taxpayer from poll tax receipts and another setting up a retirement system for Game and Fish Commission employes. The recurrent proposal for * four-year term for governors—defeated most recently at the geiv eral election last Nov. 3 — was submitted by Rep. Jim Coates' Jr. of Pulaski County. Anotner proposed constitutional amendment calls for designation of a state tax assessor who would appoint county tax assessors. The Legislature may submit * maximum of three proposed constitutional amendments for vote at i the 195G general election. The bill, submitted by Rep. Roy \ What these will be will be decid- Haynes of Polk County, would im-1 ed Inter in the session by a joint two pose a "non-transferable" cents a gallon tax on gasoline and other motor vehicle fuel for highway purposes against oil producers and distributors in the state. The bill specifies the levy may j Senate-House committee. Pope Gets Transfusion VATICAN CITY OP; not be passed on to wholesalers, XII received another retailers or consumers. If the bill becomes law, it could net an estimated total of up to 10 million dollars annually based -Pope Piua transfusion of whole blood and plasma today. His personal physician, Dr. Riccardo Galeazzi-Lisi, has given such transfusions every two or three current motor fuel consumption. [ days since the pontiff became ser- Procecds would be used for state lously ill six weeks ago. They are and county highway purposes as contends Arkansas is losing much is the present 6.5 cent a gallon intended strength. to build up the Pope's the same area, around 220 miles north of Formosa, and forced them to flee, a communique said. The surface action was reported south of Yushan. a Nationalist island 30 miles northeast of the Tachen Islands. The big bombers roared north from Formosa in predaw.n darkness, flew through "heavy antiaircraft fire" and dropped scores of bombs, the communique reported. It said big fires broke out on the two Communist islands . REA Reports Cost Decline in '54 WASHINGTON iJi — The Rural Electrification Administration said today there was a 5 per cent drop in 1954 in the unit cost of electrical power furnished residential users by rural power concerns which it financed. The cost was said to have averaged 3.06 cents a kilowatt hour compared with 3.22 cents in 1953. The REA reported also that such users increased their use of electricity last year an average of 13.9 per cent. The agency said its borrowers added 38,700 miles of lines and 151,000 new consumers last year. Loans approved for rural power projects totaled HI million dollars compared with $144.200,000 in 1953. Jet Pilots Cost $7 20,000 WASHINGTON Wj — 11 costs the U. S. military forces $120.000 to train a jet pilot. Just putting an Army recruit through basic training costs about .53,300. By the time he has attained, techinical skills used in modern warfare,' the Army has spnt another 52,000 to $5,000 on his training. North Carolina was the first One hundred twenty-five tons of pitchblende are required to produce one ounce of radium. Housework Easy Without Nagging Backache Naming backache, low of p«p and tntrtj, hunches and diszinria may be due lo .lowdown ol kidney function. Doclon sar tood kidney function is very important in tfoofl health. 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Main St. In Blythtrilta Phut* »-4<m ow SUrta 7:00 p.m., SaU & Sim. 1:00 p.m. THURSDAY and FRIDAY Double Ftatur* —AND— "Varieties On Parade" With Jackie Coogan & Iris Adrian MICHAEL WILDIHG •••••••i ALSO CARTOON WASHINGTON W) — Noel Field has notifed the State Department i he and his wife have decided to forsake the United States and remain In Communist Hungary, I which imprisoned them for five i years. • Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature PLUS CARTOON FRI., & SAT. Double Feature THE TMKILISME REAL! 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