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PACT! TWO BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBBK I, 1941 THf NATION TODAY— Scientific Research Projects In U.S. Increase Ten-Fold With Emphasis Put on War Weapons By James Marlow WASHINGTON, Dee. &. (ay—To find various ways of making lire long and tetter and short and awful, the government is spending almost. $1-1;2 billion'this year on scientific research. The work ranges all the way from work on cancer nnd heart anil synthetic rubber to atomic energy for better bombs and weapons lor the Army, Navy and Air Force. '. The military forces arc getting more than half the money being spenf. on research. • * In a talk to a group of scientists, John R. Slcelninn. assistant to President Truman, told some of the story. He saiti: "The importance of .science to our notional life lias been dramatized for all Americans by the atom bomb and (lie tremendous potentialities nf atomic power, but on a thousand less publicized fronts tile researcher and the toehnidim are wording together in the search for truth. . . . 'As tile F're.sident said. . . . The knmvledse that we now have Is but a fraction o[ Ihe knov.leriBe that \ve must set. whether for peaceful purposes or M'lUoiiiil defense." Hou- Hinds Are Allm-iitrit The sove rn mint's budget for scientific research thi.s year totals $1.380,000.000. It breaks down this way. with a brief explanation for each field: Atomic energy 5320.000.000. . . This Includes benefits to medicine and other fields of life, besides tile bomb. Federal Security Administration, $42,000,000. . . . Tiiis ROCS into research (or public health, Including crncer, noart Disease, infantile paralysis. General Services Administration, 531,000.000. . . . "nils includes build- Ins? laboratories for other agencies. National Advisory Committee on Aviation, $70.000.000. . . . This committee is made up of civilians and military men. Almost all of this work is being done In government laboratories. Tennessee Valley Authority. $24.000.000. ..-.This includes development- of fertilizer. 555,000.000 for Agriculture Agriculture Department, SS5.000,- 000. . . . This goes Into govern- .ment experiment stations all over the country, livestock, crops. Commerce Department. 519,000.000. . . This Includes the National Bureau of Standards and the Weather Bureau, better air navigation systems. National Defense. S750.000.000. This Includes research on weapons by Army, Navy, Air Force. Interior Department. $46,000,000 . . . This includes geological surveys In search for minerals. All others (including Maritime Commission, State Department, Reconstruction Finance Corporation Veterans Administration), $23,000,000. . . . This ranges from development of . cultural relations with other countries, particularly Latin America, to synthetic rubber ant! the making of artificial limbs for veterans. About $425,000,000 o! the money Is being spent in non-government laboratories, going to universities ant 1 Merit System Council To Fill State Positions The Arkansas Merit System Council is seeking to qualify applicants for sis positions with various departments of the state government. It was disclosed uiuay. Applications should be filed with John I. siue. supervisor, 313 Wallace Building, Ultle Hock, prior to Dec. 23. The positions to be filled include: appeals referee, salary $300 to $380, and auditor, S275-$:il5> with the Employment Security Division 01 the Department of Labor; iupervisnr of in-si>rvlce training. $2!5-S.'iaO; case work supervisor. (SI70-5200J, and administrative assistant. Crippled Children's Division. Department of Public Welfare; and Janitor i$85-S]10) Welfare and Health departments. ON HKU I'lllST I.KCS — Evelyn Stypula, four, doesn't have to ask any more, "Mummy, Where's feet?" l.eyless since birth, she is learning to talk on artificial limbs The child's left arm and right hand ii!-o wre dc.-formcd at birth. <AE' Wirephctoi. Now British Aircraft Carrier to Be Launched LONDON. Dec. 5-M'j—A new bigger namesake of the aircraft carrier Ark Royal that was sunk in the last wa.' will hit the high seas next year. An announcement from Buckingham Palace published Saturday said CJueen Elizabeth will launch the new carrier nr.xt May 3 at Birkcnhead, across the River Mersey from Liverpool. Long Pull But No Haul ST. LOUIS. Dec. 5. M'I—Thieves got a good workout nt a gymnashim here. They pried loose iron bars across a window, pushed a '100- pound sale across the floor, hoisted It through a window to the roof and lowered it into a truck. Police said the safe was empty, ' industry for various purposes. Federal research tn colleges and universities is costing about $100,000.000. Said Steclman; "Federal research funds constitute a substantial portion of the research budget, in many institutions, often averaging well over 50 per cent of their entire research budget. The rest of.the 5425,000,000 going into non-gbvcrmneni laboratories— or about $325,0001000—is being spent in Industrial laboratories r So Industry Is benefited by the program. In 1020 the toial private and governmental spending on research was only about $1G6,000.000. Retired Publisher's Home Is Deeded as Library lirtlNKLEY. Ark., Dec. 5. r,F; — Hnnklfy will have a public library building a.s the result (if a giit from Willuim B. FoLsom, 80-ycnr-old retired newspaper publisher fr\i]sum has deeded his two storj home to the city a.s the Harriet H and William D. Folsom Mcmoria Library. The former publisher will continue to live in the house until his death. Then it goes to the city undei an irrevocable deed of trust. C. Hamilton Moses. LiUle Rot* utility executive; Charles Parcce superintendent of Hrinkley schools and W. W. Sharp, Drinklcy lawyer were named trustees. Fcisom said he and his wife, who died In 1048, designed the house will tiie thought of eventually giving il to the city. Folsom Is a former president o! the Arkansas Press Association am printed the Brinklcy Argus for man; years until his retirement In ID48. Double Trouble Develops For Owners of Two Cars DALLAS. Tex,, Dec. 5. <if>— Thosi two cars in Ernest Brewster's fron yard were still there today. A week ago the two collided 01 the street by Hrewster's Dulla: home ami rammed Into his house. "Nobody's gonna take those car. away until I get damages lor tin crack in my home," Drcwster dc clared. Wreckers came several times tc remove the cars, he said, but h told them to go away, and they die Kabul, the capital of AfghanlMal recently paved (Ls streets for tin first time. "Mrs. F. trill trork on our Christum* tliill* lur lha jiour. 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