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TUESDAY, JANUARY «, BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! Forrestal Starts Hospital Study Secretary of Defense Urges Unification Of Medical Services By William F. McMenamln [United I'ress Slaff Correspondent) A, WASHINGTON, Jan, 6. IUP) — '^bcfehse Secretary James Forrestal :oday directed a special committee :n go to work on the task of tint, lying the medical services of the ^rmy, Navy and Air Force. Forrestal called on the four-man tommittee to make "a thorough, Dbjeclive and Impartial study of :he medical services of the armed forces with a View to obtaining, at :he earliest possible date, the maximum degree of coordination, cfli- :iency and economy in the operation of these services," There has been criticism in th-3 twist of duplication of effort in the medical services with resultant waste of funds, manpower and hospital space. Heading the special committee is Dr. Paul It, Hmvley, former medl- ;nl director of the veterans administration, Hawley now is. a special ndviscr to Veterans Administrator Carl Gray, Jr. Oilier members are Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Bliss, army surgeon general; Rear Adm. C. A.. Swanson, Navy surgeon general, and ' Maj. Gen. Malcolm C. Grown, air' surgeon. Asks for Thorough Kejiorl Forcstal asked for a report "at (he earliest practicable date," but said he did not want "haste tg detract from the submission of a through comprehensive sturiv." He gave the committee a free hand In Its investigation and listed the following as some of the problems that "must be tackled": 1. Joint use of hospitals in spseifib geographical arcjts by the three ^armed services, with recommenda- ^Kions on which hospitals could be "closed as surplus. 2. A study of where civilian hospital facilities could be used the armed services more economically than maintaining their own. 3. Coordinating construction plans for new hospitals to avoid duplication.- Seeks Savinjr for Taxpayers 4. Reducing overhead by combining medical activities of the three services. 5. Coordinating or consolidating medical research programs ami maximum joint use of research facilities. 6. Joint use of service schools and post graduate training, libraries, medical bulletins and other facilities. 7. Making one service responsible for hospitalization in a special field of medicine such as tropical medicine or radiological injuries. 8. Developing common standards and pratices in the medical services of the three branches.-' : 9. Standardizing medical records regulations, supplies and equipment, procurement and storage. 10. .Making maximum use of qualified doctors and keeping them at their practice rather than on administrative jobs. It. Uniform policies for'hospitali- zation and treatment of armed forces dependents. Forrestal said the committee could propose to him the steps necessary to carry out the unification they required presidential ERP Director? Resent Red Sea May Not Have Been One Moses and Israelites Crossed Former Son. Robert M. I,aFol- Icllc, Jr., of Wisconsin, is mentioned as a likely choice to be jdminislrator of tlic Marshall Clan under President Truman'i proposal for an economic cooperation administration to carry out European Recovery Program. Youth Sought As Shipper of TNT to Jews PAGE THREE CAIRO, Jnn. 8. (Urmint little :ed Sea which opened up for loses and the fleeing Israelites. lien trapped plinroah and his iK army, may have been otne oilier body of water than tie R<d Sea marked on modern laps. Wendell Philips, lender of R Unt- probably the lake of reeds mentioned in Egyptian documents from Hie time of the exodus," Philips said "The Biblical sea or lake of reeds lias generally been Identified with the Red Sea to which Ihe name later extended. Many schohii'.s believed that the North end of Ihe >venacu t'niups, tenner Ol R unl-r .*".*>, *m, eislty of California research ex- ReA Scii wns "» u ' 11 farther edition, said his staff had found i '" Biblical times than It is today, lew evidence lo that effect. He I ln " ml cns ^ ltle Israelites mlRht edited the dlscoverv lo staff i lm '° "»-wd 11 by following the 1 Itinerary Exodus. "This clusivcly vorkers under William !i. Terry. iow exploring the Slnat Peninsula. "It Is now certain that the sea r lake of reeds which Ihe Israel- les are said to have crossed wasn't he modern Red Sea at all, but ft nore Northerly body ot water. given In the Book of ry Field, former cur»tor «f the I d»y mid Llml Pelrillo will be sub- Field Museum In Chicago, a small ancient fort on the shore line near Abu Zenelna, Scmlh of Sue* ' "ArchaeoloBlcM rfm.liu, were I found here by Ihe expedition which I .show pcnaed "if necessary." Mciinllnie. '!>» commltlee will I |Va\v up It'ulsln- "° n awil H»«l 'o compel Pelrillo to ""'"" 1 """' , ,, . °'. lU ' '," , vls *'»«' ' °»» " 01 ' ° Musicians (APU to °' «•'«•>• '• eon wc .. . , , .show this nettltinnit WM occupied I r^, c '"" 01 ' ° Musicians about 1500 B. c, By that time th« " ' rrc "" 1 ln " kl "« »» shore II,,, «». .l».d? .toTt K I L^I'SV' 1 ^ M" siime ., II Is today. 80 It caimot "'' "'"* lcl *"- s ot >° tK have been «n v hliiher »t Ihe lime of the exodus two cenluriei Inter. Petrillo to Bf Called Before House Committee view has now been con- stc „„,- j smcs - c . ,, ellt ilo Deter disproved by the eminent ||,e house labor committee lo ex- nrchacologlsl. prof. W. R. Aybrlght ,,!„,„ n |, b[l ,, on [et , m . A mBlell ,» of Johns Hopkins University, who The New Jersey Rf|>nblelan fitrt has Just discovered, with Dr. Hen- Ithe hearing may be held next Mon- NOT1CK TO OKKDITOKS Lellers ol Administration on the estate of Mrs. Anna Heard, deceased, were Ki'anled to Ihe niulerslKiied on Ihe inih day ol DcrembiT ,I!M7, i>y WASHINGTON, Jan. « ( UI>>— Ihe Probate Court. Clilcknsuwlm Chairman Fred A. Hartley, Jr., an- District, Mississippi CJounly, Arkau- nounced yesterday he will rail mil- I sas. All persons having claims against siiid estate are required to exhibit them, uroperly nulhcntleaU'd lor allowance, in Ihe uiidcr.slgned the end of six mouths after publication of Hit* notice; mid If such r.lHlms arc not presented, they will be forever baned. My address I* Route No. 2, Manila, Arkansas. Mrs. Mamie Hultxjn, Administratrix of the estate ol admiulslmliix of said I'slale, before Buy Now Pay Next Fall Vi Down—Bal. Oct. 1 KUBBARD Furniture Co. Mrs. Anne Beard, dcoc*M)dl, ck c. DOUJIM, Ally. A little Vt-tro-nol • In each nostril quickly opens up nasal passages to relieve stuffy transient congestion. Invite* rest- '.'• lul sleep. Relieves inlffly, snrezr " distress of hod colds. Follow dine. tloru in Ihe package. Try It! VICKiVA-nO-NOL even if orders. North-Bound Bus Loses In Race With Stork RICHMOND. Va., Jan. 6. COP) — A northbound uu.s wasn't fast enough to outrun the stork Sunday night. * The bus made an emergency stop at a Richmond Intersection while a 24-year-old Negro woman gave birth to a six-pound, three ounce son on the back seat. Mrs. Magnolia Salad, traveling from Dcveraux, Ga., to Phocnix- vlllc, Pa., said .sh e thought birth was imminent as the bus rolled into the city. The driver put in an emergency call for police and an ambulance, and passenger* cleared out while an ambulance doctor delivered the child. Mother and son "fair 1 tal. were reported in condition today at a hospi- KW ESTATES OF WHICH ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN COMMENCED Notice is hereby given that the NEW YORK, Jan. 6. (UP)— Fed eral officials sought a youth of yesterday as the mystery man i an attempt to ship 65.000 pounds of TNT to Palestine in cases labeled "industrial machinery." The youth was Identified as Philip Aljxr, an "engineer." George Callahan. solicitor to the collector of .customs for the port of New York said "we'll go anywhere to find him." Citv police also were searching I for the youth, whose name was [ found on letters in the office of . a dnstv, rubbish-littered warehouse by-overlooking Park Avenue in the I Bronx, where raiders found mine ' detectors, pic-metal to be smelted down into bullets, cartridge-loading cquiDrnent. walkie-talkies and ' other military equipment. W. A. Hoffman, hend of a B-11e- ville. N. J.. trucking firm, said the contraband TNT was picked up at the warehouse at the rccmest of Alper. who had hired Hoffman's trucks previously. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said It was taking no "active part" in the search for Alper. Polcie declined all comment about the vouth. even refusing to give a description of him. Alper was described In detail to police, it was reported, by Don Pines, a Palestinian ncwsoancrman who h«d sublet two rooms In Alper's aonrtmcnt. Pines' wife is a correspondent accredited to the United Nations. pines' name was found on jlcn- cils in the park avenue warehouse He said, however, that lie had arranged Alner's helo In shinning lo Palestine two washing machines he recently had purchased. Two washing machine were found among the car°o from the ware- i house which was being loaded | aboard tVm American Export Lines I Executor when stevedores dropped and broke a crate Saturday. Exam- ! inalion showed that the case and 25 others like it contained 65,000 ; pounds of TNT. > following is a list of estates of de- : ceased persons upon which Letters Testamentary or of Administration were granted during the month of December, lfl-17 with the date of tlip granting of such letters and th? name and address of the executor or administrator. No, 1832. Estate of H. F. Henson. deceased. Letters of Administration issued to Louis O. Henson, of Rt. 2. Blvthcville, Arkansas on Dec. 13 1947. No. 1834. Estate, of Mrs. Anna Beard, deceased. Letters of Administration issued to Mrs. Mamie Hutton of Manila, Arkansas on December 19, 1947. No. 1835. Estate of A. D. Crum. deceased. Letters of Administration issued to Doivey Crum of Blythe- I ville, Arkansas on December 31, 1947. Witness my hand as such Clerk and the seal of said Court this 5th day ot January, 1948. Elizabeth Blythe County and Probate Clerk By Stella Cain Deputy Clerk FLYIN'S FUN by HALL RICHARDSON YARBROUGH ".lusl six hours of [nslriielion, see, and this younjt feller sajs In me, he says, 'Take "er around by yerwlf, grandpappy', so I • • ."* BLYTHVILLE FLYING SERVICE 0.1. FLIGHT TRAINING PIPER DEALER <€tw) PISIKTS CHARTER SERVICE CEADT! We are now in our new shop on Ihe corner of Wnlnnt and l'"irsl Streets, ready lo give you "humpcr lo bumper" service on your car or truck, rt'Kardlcss <>f make. Within a. fc\v weeks the office and show room of our new huilclinjr \ v il| | )e complete, at which time we will hold our official opening. Watch this paper for the date and in the meantime visil our shop for your every car need' . Mr. J. Woods Wright, with twenty-five yeiirs of automotive experience, is in charge of our service department with a corps of experienced mechanics, namely, Messrs. W. F. Cotton, O. O. (Red) Klkins, H. T. (Ho) Itichardson, Chester Burnrmm and others (hat will b« employed shortly. At (he service .station Mr. S. S. Holmes is waiting to serve you with ICsso products, see that your cur is properly lubricated and he has « wash job thill we know you will like. At (he parts counter Mr. C. I.. Ilickmiin Is waiting In serve you with neutrino I-incoln ami Mercury parts aurl Ford approved accessories. Ibith retail and wholesale. Then there is (i. I). (Dec) Hammock in charge of new and used car suit's, C. S. (Colcy) Stevens, office manager and general assistant, Mrs. lOleanor I'osey, hook- keeper and cashier, and Gene Still who will lie all around. (Jive us a trial and we. promise you expert service it economical prices. It's our wuy of making friends. J/(Ur:^UlVttf rn if: STILL and YOUNG MOTOR CO Phone 3479 LINCOLN-MERCURY DEALER Walnut at First Street "EVENTUALLY Wf WILL BE RECOMMENDED TO YOU' Blytheville, Ark.