The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 15, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 15, 1947
Page 5
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PAGE EIGHT Forreslal Works OR Defense Plans Head of Nation's < l^ew Military Posts Seeks Capable Aides BY COURTENAV MOORE Uiifkd Press SUff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Aug. 16., (UP)- 'Forreslal will set up liis new office as secretary of defense In tlifce or four weeks, It »'as indicated today. Officials close to the secretary said he Jias been working day and night on plans for the ofrluc established under the recently en- a,cltpi measure bringing all the. armed forces under one cabinet'dc- parliincnt. _'Iijasmuch as'the new national miljtary establishment comes into beU)g 24 hours after he takes the oaLli as secretary of defense, For- restnl is wnlling to be sworn in until his organization is ready lo Imjction as n unit. •Meanwhile, lie has teen carrying <)i) as secrolary of .Nnvy and holding conferences with various advisors on national defense. >!>s oiggcst organization J:>b is lo pkk the three top ndministiative lUAisUuils .who will servo as his .staff and to settle upon the location of his offices. He is expected to pick quarters In the War Department's mammoth Pentagon Building. Seeks Qualified Aldrs If. Is understood that Forrestal Is having trouble finding top men wilting ,to accept $10,0i>3-n-year Jobs a. 1 ; public servants. Judging by the ^yay lie has nin the Navy, 'it Is not' likely, officials said, that he win settle for run-of-the-miU administrative help. Jlorrcstal's primary duly as~head of' the entire military establishment will be to formulate poHey ai>o^ prepare budget estimates for Congress. • TO. help him, he will need several advisers, but the secretary Is de- t'er'mmeri to make his organisation as.siriall and compact sis possible. 'Forrestal in his study of steps to bo taken in unifying the armed Iforces has ordered the Navy to submit the plans of every bureau ana office for consolidation of ac- tivijies with the Army and Air For- CCi * Plans Gradual Change •He is not expected to take any action on such consolidations, however, until his olfice is set up and operating, and -the national eslab- llslfment is a fact. ^lic secretary has described his 'merger policy as "evolution: rather than revolution, 1 ' and observers foe- liij've lie will bring about unification *ol the armed forces activities gradually. American military commands overseas arc already unified, with the top commander in each area being the one whose service is most directly concerned. Command.iii the Par East, for example, is the Job of Gen. Douglas MgilArthur. since the 'Army is primarily involved in the work there. Irij'lhB Central Pacific, however, nil fbr.ccs are untiei- Adm. Louis E. Dc'p field. •Forrestal is considering the same setup for continental activities, which are now divided into six lAr- niy areas and 11 Naval districts, plus three sea frontiers. -"Wo final decision has been reached, however. BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Whciddqya Like, Boys? Pity the poor slyle-eonscions WAC, who, on account of Army regulations, still must wear wartime's short skirl length when Fashion decrees that skirls must lie 'way down to there. Pholo at left showing regulation length, has been retouched, right, to show what M AC's may come to if special cominiyec, working on change in skirt-length regulations, should go whole hog. fafls -to Crash Movies He Studies Shakespeare NASHVILLE, Tenn.. Aug. 15. (UP. —•A-3,033 mile horseback ride to California, and a guilar failed to do the trick, sx> Jiim;-.y D. Bcr.iistt, blonde farmer-boy, is taking to Shakespeare. . .' • Bennett wants to crash lhc movies. He wore out II horses trcklun!; to tlie West Coast last (all, got Ihcic Air Scouts In Memphis For Training Seven members of the Blyllicvlllc Air Scouts, a grouii of young aviation enthusiasts, nccompaniecl by their scuKuUon leader, Cily Attorney Percy Wright, left this morning uy car (or the Naval Air Station In Millliigton, Tenn., for a two-day visit and training period. The group arrived at the Air Station at 10 o'clock this morning to begin their brief training stay. This morning's program opened with assembly at the Training Aids Theater for discussion of activities planned, and the assignment of bedding and barracks.' '• ' Included in today's program is a tour of enlisted training facilities swimming instructions, and movies. Tonioi row's-program Includes mo-* vies and flight training, lecture on Naval customs, supervised tour of aircraft maintenance, operations and flight line, tour through the link trainer department and iwim- ming. They will return to Blylhcvillc tomorrow afternoon. Scouts making the trip were Stanley Hood, James Wcstbrook, Bob Colcman, Dllty Joyner, Bob Turner, Johnny Wilson and Buford Young. C'nrc for It Tuberculosis would be extinct .n the United States within 25 rears if there were laws against kissing and compelling people to .ncczc into handkerchiefs, nccord- .ng to an authority. Legal Snarls Develop Over Medical Center LITTLE KOSK, Ark., Aur/ 15(UP)-A check of the legal t''sii('-l» of locating a state medical ceiiu-I on the Slate Hospital grounds here ' Is being onllmicd today, folio.vim; j a meeting with Ally. Gen Guv E ' Wlillams yesterday. ' J , Williams met with Henry o Yo- kuni of El Dorado ami w W Sharp of Urinkley, Mniversity hoard m.-in- lers, and E. A. Henry of Little Roc*. member or llic State Hospital Ba'ird Following t| lc discussion Gov Ben Lancy asserted that lie would "rail a .special session of the lc™islnune "if necessary" to stralglUen out le- sal entanglements. 'However lie |)oii:lccl out that tlic discussion ! n- volved a IB17 legislative act -md thai any subsequent action vvohhl also he open to legal question The discussion was held aVler a delegation from Saline County c'ir.- tcndcd Unit creation of the incMic'il tenter would Involve use or iiuici', •illocated for construMion at I lie Benlaii unit of the hospital. I.ancy said the two boards probably would meet jointly SO oii in dls- russ a course of action. At the 1'iM joint meeting the two groups nvivccl •in principal" on the medical'mi- tcr wliicli would include moviu • ihc medical school to the hospital site. British Troops Re-Distributed In German Zone LONDON. Any. 15. (UP)—A Foreign office spokesman said today that British occupation troops in FRIDAY, 'AUGUST-15, 1947 Car-Top Is His 'Airport' •L,^.^:. »**/**»-*« — -^SKVisfci Grariy Thrasher. Elbcrlon, dn., aviator, has buill what he claims ia llio world's smallest airpori Photo above indicates bis claim is JIIE- tifiocL He's pictured Uilm>g nfV from his Ford-borne "airfield," a plnlforin moored to the car top. Car travels an miles an hour during take-off. A few minilles later, with the niitn Kemp, 45 miles an hour, Thrasher landed the plane on Ihc same platform. HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT BY READING THE CWtlSTUN SCKNCE HONITW. YOIJ _ - --—-- iw ...if iind voufi«lf c*w of you read ihls world-wide doily newspop** fegulorly. You will gain rrcsn, new viewpoint!, a fuller, richer understanding of toda/i vllal «K""T L c 5 " e>0 . il<> "' '" **C"»i«<! leolures on homcmoklno. cduca. • ion, busiTieJS. lhcal«r, muiic, radio, sporlt "*«^w- The Christian Science Publishing Socict/ r. One Norway Slreel. Boston 15. Moss.. U. S. A. J Enclosed Is SI, lor which please send me The II Science MonJIor for one month. P8-5 N » m « Street J l ci 'V Zont Stole Globe-Circling Aviators Make Little Progress; Fog Bound in Greenland NI3W YORK, Aug. 15. (UP)-- GcorHc T'ruinan and Cliff Evans, Ciermany are being "redistributed" and liiiucd that they arc being reduced. He declined to say flatly Unit the force is being cul but said "there will be no reduction below the level necessary for maintaining law and order." ,lr., who are (lylny nroiind-thc- world in Piper "nir Illvvcrs," have been fog-bound in Greenland sincu Uich- arrival llicrc early Ihis week and have not taken off on the next leu for Iceland, their Hirjhl manager reported here today. Read Courier News Want Ads, Read Courier News Want Ads Too Late to Classify For Safe rooms iiiu! hath, on bus line. Completely furnished. Price $.1,000, J/ 2 down. 3-f)i>clroom home located on Vine Street- Good condition. Priced reasonably. Modern neighborhood grocery with living quarters. A going business in a .coming part of town. 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