The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1950 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1950 BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COUBIER NEWS FARE Trie Nation Today: Veterans Benefits — Men Who Join Armed Forces Today Lose 'Benefits' of WWII By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. (/?)— For men who volunteer or are drafted Into the armed forces now, there 'K>A number of veterans' benefits •P : not all the benefits which World War II veterans got. For example: no one who joined Ihe Army, Navy or Air Force after July 25. 1948— even those now fight- Ing in Korea— can Bet these bencgot: which World War II veterans 1. Loans on a home, business or farm guaranteed by the Veterans Administration; 2, schooling at government expense; »nd. 3. unemploy merit pay which ran $20 a week for a maximum of 52 weeks for unemployed veterans of the last war. On the Other Side Still, men In the fighting In Korea, when it's over, will have been truly veterans exposed to as mucl death and danger as those who served at home or abroad during World War II. Congress will have to decide wht- tber to restore World War II benefits lor the veterans of Korea, or those who go into the armed forces nou.' but may serve at home. Under the present system, these are the veterans benefits for a man who entered the armed forces since July 25. 1943; 1. Government insurance, called National Service Life Insurance. He an get up to $10,000 worth. He buys t at so much a thousand, depending on his age. It's term Insurance. For example: a man of 21 pays 65 cents montli for each 51.000 of insurance up lo the $10.000 limit. Insurance to Survivors If he dies in service, the Insur- ant* goes lo his survivors, If hi leaves the service, he can contimn thr policy at the same rate or con vert it to a permanent policy. 2. Disability pay. He gels com pensation from the government I he's disabled by sickness, Injury o wounds, but since this ts considere peacetime, the amount of compen salion would differ according to th place and circumstances of his sick ness, injury or wounds. For example-, if he were In area of hostilities—meaning Kore right now—and was totally disable he'd Deceive $150 a month, or th full wartime compensation. If he were totally disabled by a Army truck accident in this coui try, his total disability pay would be only 80 per cent ol what 11 would have been If the accident had happened In Korea. There's extra disability allowance tors and Stripes leadies tor Korea SOUTHWEST KOREAN FRONT, iUE. n. (VPi — stars and strides, American GI newspaper of tro •orld wars. Is opening shop here In [orea, One officer and six enlisted men rrlved today to set up the S-nnd- > Korean edition. They will carry in a tradition of frontline reporting milt by some of Ihe best-known names In American journalism. for blindness, or loss of a limb. 3. Job rights. When a man drafted now gets out of the service, his em- aloyer must give him back his job Huspltallzsllon Benefits 4. Hospitalizatlori. A man who volunteers or Is drafted now can when he gets out. receive hosplta treatment at veterans hospitals. If he needs emergency treatment —whether his trouble U connecled with his military service or non- conuectcd—he can get it at once. And—there is always a bed for a man with a service-connected disability, whether emergency or not. A veteran with a non-service- connected disability, who ts not an emergency case, can get a bed when there's one available for him. But this Is (rue only for war veterans. Which means: Some of Ihe men fighting in Korea went into the Army since July 25, 1918. They art in hostilities^ When they become veterans andj have a non-service-connected dls-1 ability, they can get a hospital bed. But— Suppose you're drafted now and serve 21 months in this country, are discharged, and later develop z< non-service connected disability. You can't get n VA*hospital bed. Why? You're not a war veteran, or n veteran of hostilities. READS HISTORY AS HE MAKES IT-Pvt. Donald Webb of Atlanta. Ga., reads a pocket-sued "History of World War II as his 1st Cavalry Division comrades rest. Let! lo right, they are Me. Gumao Ra'driquez of Norfolk, Va.. Pfc. O. Hamner of Grant City, Mo., and Pfc. David Joseph of Jeannette. Pa. Egypt Helps Hotels . CAIRO— (ifi— Egypt Is following France's lead and. subsidizing her hotel industry. The government has allocated 52,152,000 to finance renewal and modf rnizatlon of hotels. Financing will be in the form of loans to hotel owners up to 50 per cent of the cost of repairs. Egypt draws much foreign currency fr"m Iqurlsli. ATHLETES FOOT GERM AMAZING RESULTS IN ONE HOUR By uslnj T-4-L. •- STRON'O. penelrat tng funriclfle. you REACH kmbeddei iterins to Hill ON CONTACT FEEL thl quick-drylnj liquid take hold IN STANT1..Y You must be plffl»«d your lOc back al Any dniggl&t Tr>day Klrby Brothers Drug Sinrfs EDSON Continued from Page I lans last- March he said, "Whi'i* hese 2L plans are effective, we snail have acted on almost hall of the Hoover proposals." ' When Ihe voluminous Hoover re- iorl was Issued, one count ILsltd 131 recommendations lor reorganization In government. It was 'oi hal 127 ol them would require legislation, 122 could be achieved by administrative action, 82 by reor .anixation plans. Large Savlnjs In the MftUnc One c-sUwale male by Dr. Rcb- eit li. Johnson, chairman of ' iHJzens Commltl«, Is that the rtlans so far adopted cover 35 to •0 per cent of Die Hoover recom- uendallorLS. and will achieve savings of $1.250.000,000 a year. As lor reorganization legislation only ten public laws seem lo havj been enacted to date. Two covrret Civil Service classification and »'«MANY NEVER SUSPECT CAUSE OF BACKACHES exerUon, cold loiiK tion. '1 hi p!*in of may l r*n »nd ilr*ln, •v*r- oking or rxpoiurt to » down kidney (unc many folk* to com . KruUchci and dizilne**. Gelli i»«r*» m*y up nights or frtnufnt PHMK*» ni., ... u . from minor bladder !rrU*Uoiu du« to cold Hanipnen or <Jklirj- indbcrelion*. l( your disconiforU *ie due to th«» r^UKi, don't waEt. try po*n'« PilU. a m1t <Hur*!ic. Ui«<t iuecc»Bfully by mUlleni <<J over SO yeari. While (h»« symplom| mij often otherwise occur. It's ammiinr hoir many linici I1o*n'» s\ve hapry r«1i*( — htln th« If, tiuih out i of kldnry tuUi «nd nlt* , Get Dean'* PUIi loJa CLEARANCE! LADIES SUMMER DRESSES Silks, prints, and embossed cottons. Sizes 9 to 44. All of these were regularly priced at $3.98, While only 102 last/ they're going at... Prices in Effect FRIDAY and SA1URDAY Only Skirts $1 Boys Cabana Suits Huge Savings On Children's DRESSES These are values to $1.98, but when thrifty B & W puts on a sale, you can bet your bottom dollar it'll be a whiz! Infant's and children's sizes in sanforized cottons at a low, low price >ed pay rates, upward. Two others vered unification ot tlic Mined rvlces — probjhly the biggest 1" Movement, economy-wise hole program. Other legislation adopted rcor- inlzcil Hie State Department, langfd Past, odice procurement elhods, created a National Science otindatlon, gave Government Scr- ees Administration a tot of ousekceplng odd Jobs, set up Hie nclilncry for reorganization and ave the President, autiiorlty to elegalc many o[ his powers lo the earls of government, agencies. Tnls ast bill will of course take much f the burden off the White House. Four other reorgnnl/atlons bill •hlch stand some chance ot pass- g« this year Include: A compromise. n Post, Office Ilnanclil control. Miolher compromise revising biid- el «nd accounting procedures. Re- islou of records handling. A new 'ederal persoimej ejnployment act. is c«n be seen, these bills would icrely change Ihe re-J tape winding paper shuflllng tochnlmies. Moss, ol the big problems of re- organizatlon> CX>ngres3 sltnply has not come to grips with. Included are such matters us' complete overhaul of the postal system, Veterans Administration, government medical service.?, land and water resources management, overseas administration, government, corporations, the many Independent regulatory commissions ind Federal - State government relition- shlps, In summary, government reorganization has barely been scratched. Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH i>o lalse teetn drop, illp or wobbl* wnen you talk, «at, laugh or ineezc? uon'l bf annoyed and *mbarr»»«d br by such handicaps PAST BETH. »n ftUnline inon-acld) powdei to iprlnkU on your pJstea, Keeps (tlM i*eth mor« [irmly set Gives confident (MUog At security, anu added comfort No gummy, gooey, pasiy ia*t« or f«i>lln(. Get FASTKKTH today »t »ns drug nor*. NU-WA PHONE 4474 Laundry & Dry Cleaning A IETTER LAUNDRY Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in airconriilionedi comforl at the brand newJ Hlylheville Motor Grill.) Really GOOD Food . . . pre pared the way you like it. t Open Day, & Night Except Sunday Blytheville Motor Grill Mrs. Marie Meharg, Mgr. Just North of Blytheville Motor Co. on Broadwmy . Special We're Proud of Our Work i work • . • Woodwork during • Welding BARKSDALE MFG CO. • Machtnt work • Manutacturing SHEET METAL WORK- Use Our Convenient Lay-Away You Get SP-BV Smaller Profits Bigger Values ——— OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Co»ton Shearing up lo 1/4 inch IhickneM. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway Phoni 2651 LADIES RAYON SLIPS LADIES FINE HOSIERY for Delivery Service Open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Ladies' Ravon Slips. . .Lacci Irimmed lops and hems.... Rayon Salin in while only. Sizes 32 lo 40. . . - The,.' • zcs Ladies Rayon Gabardine Suits $| Remnant Tab\e Ladies' Hosiery. . .First Quality. 51 (?augc> IS denier. Beautiful nylons in popular shades ....Sizes S'/j lo 10 Vi Beautiful 80-Sq. Prints Nationally advertised and tailored lo fil. Salin-lined coats ... Ktrcslone Snuglex waisl- band assures a ncal appearance. Grey, green and wine in sizes 10 lo IS. ... - lo o A generous selection of san- forized, fast-color col Ion prints. 36 inches wide... t 3 Items There's No Substitute for QUALITY & SERVICE A. Kiln-Dried and Grade-Marked Lumber. B. Sh«rwin-Williams Points. C. Cabinet and Builder's Hardware. D. Millwork, Doors and Windows. E. Plumbing Fixtures, Pipe and Fittings. F. Wallboard, Plywood and Tile Board. BUILDERS SUPPLY Co., Inc. South Highway 61 Phone 2434 friendly BLACK & WHITE STORE 305 Main St. Chrysler-Plymouth Owners Whether it's jusl for occasional servicing, or for • major repair.. .bring your car home lo your Chrysler- Plymoulh dealer. He knows your car hesl. T. L SEAY MOTOR CO. 131 E. Main Phone 2122

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