The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1950 · Page 8
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Senators Backtrack on Discharge Idea Proposal Could t — ~ — Have Cost 25,000 Seasoned Vets WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. (if) _ Paced by possible loss of 25.000 seasoned sergeants and corporals. senators backtracked toctay on a decision to direct tlie armed force* to discharge all enlisted personnel with more than three dependents. Such a provision was made part of Ihe bill to allow monthly support payments to wives, children and parents of enlisted personnel in the armed services which the Senate Armed Services Committee approved Thursday. Informed officers of the armed services quickly pointed out. however, (hat the provision might cost them as many as 25.000 seasoned non-cominCssionccl officers alreariv on duty—some o( them in Korea. " To Revise Bill So the Senate committee has tie-, cided to revise Us bill merely making It the "sense of Congress" that men with mere than three dependents should not be Inducted under the draft act if they pan show their dependent, families miRht suffer hardship. Actual discharges for hardship it men already on duty who have more than three dependents -~ Inchulli National Guardsmen and reserves would be left up to secretaries of I! Army, Navy and Air Force or con manding officers. The Senate committee made «i other change in the hill. Allowance i would date from July I—shortly nl ter the Korean war started—to cov «r nil men called to duty since the or In service at that time. Originally the administration sttgr fested that the family allowance «t»rt Sept. 1 but that they be date, beck to cover August. Original Request The original administration re quest would have cost an estl mated $294.000.000 for the yea which ends next June 30. The cost of the Senate bill, which may be ready for debate next week la estimated at 1187.000.000. Dotl estimates are based on an assump Mon that the Rrmed forces tota will climb to 2,500,000 by next July 1 Bills being completed In both the Senate and House are based upon an existing system of specla monthly allowances for living quarters—If not supplied by the government—now paid to the top three grades among enlisted personnel of •U service.?. The bills would extend these 'quarters allowances" —or varying sizes—down through all seven enlisted grades, tncludius recruits, privates, and privates tirst class In the Army and corresponding grades tn the other services. With the Courts Common Pleas: Arthur B. Wise, St., et *].. vs G. W. Bunch, suit lo collect $«7.0S debt and interest due since Jan ! J. B. Lamb vs. vv. R Brown suit to collect $1,409 and interest due on note. Chancery: Lorene Horaley vs. J. B Lamb, et »1. suit for interpleader. Louise Howard Caret! vs. J. Garrett, suit for divorce. J Japan Outlines Policy in War White Paper Declares Intent of Backing UN Against Communism TOKYO. Aiigr. 19. M'j-The Japanese government today issued a 3.800-word "while paper" placing Nippon squarely behind the United Nations in the Korean war as "a measure for our own self defense" It was the government's first formal statement of policy since tlic and agreed of political outbreak of hostilities with past statements and industrial leaders. Japan is the major forward stac iK area for the (J.N. Korean effort The lensthy white paper did not specifically state how j a p an Dro . posed to as-sist but said: "To cooperate with the democracies and assist in strengthening their unity should he considered as nothing less than a measure of our own selt defense." The paper also placed Japan in the Western democracies camp in (he world strusglc against communism. "The only thing capable of defending us from (he brute force of communism is the strength which comes from the unity O f the democracies," it said. The while paper called on all Japanese to help prevent acts of sabotage. It .specifically twinted to past eftist led "political demonsua- lons, strikes and other incidents- is part of the worldwide com- ntmist struggle. It warned that sporadic "acts of sabotage" by Japanese com- nuiiists "are likely to assume an organized form" and added: "It certainly would not be wise to cave the control of such acts only to the police, it is the duty of everyone of H .s to do our part and thereby preserve our national se- curiU'." Negro Drowns In Water-Filled Excavation The body of Joseph Ray, live- year-old Negro boy of Number Nine was found Thursday night i n I waler-filled hole at, Vi m|« r Nine where he had been wadinjj, Coroner E. M. Holt revealed this mornin° The boy. Coroner HOH said drowned while wading i n rain water winch had collected Ui a large hole hat had been dub at the construction site of a soybean elevator at Number Nine. His body was found by^his parents, Nathan and Alice Mr. Holt said that the boy apparently wandered off into deep water n-Jiile wading in (he edge of the pool. His clothes were found nearby n'hcre he had pulled them oft before entering; (he water Services for the t,oy are to he conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow In the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church at Number Nine. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Home Funeral Home Is in charge. ISA i UriJJA 1', AUGUST 1», WHICH TWIN HAS TIIK AI.Y".'-No, thfaMsnl an optical 1111 P»..cea Rita Hayworth I, at left and the young lady at r! 8 h "looks more like Hayworth than Rita does" Is is-year-old Mary c one of fllmdom's newest starlets. Hurricane-Battered Freighter Wallows Toward Home Port _ MIAMI. Fla., Aug. 19. M>,_ A hurricane-battered freighter, its forward holds still smouldering from a fire at sea. wallowed through 4g foot waves toward Wilmington N c torlay. Two Coast Guard cutters were escorting it to safety. The 7.217-ton S. o. Russell R Jones, first buffeted by 70-mile an hour winds from the fringe of giant hurricane and then beset In fire in I is forward hoWs. cluirnec toward the mainland at a scant fi knots an hour. All crewmen were safe; there were no injuries Obituaries Richard Wrenn Of Calumet Dies Services for Richard Wrenn 49 f Calumet will be conducted at p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral fome Chapel by the Rev. Vernon jean, pastor of the Tonmto Baptist Church. Burial will be In Dogwood Cemetery. Mr. Wrenn died at Walls Hos- yesterday after a short 111- iltal eps. He liss lich Is survived by a Ruth Wrenn of daughter, Otisvillc, Military Chiefs Flying to Japan WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. M'j-Thc military chiefs of the Army and Navy. Gen. J. Law ton Collins anc Adm. Forrest P. Sherman, left today for war strategy talks In Japan and Korea. U. Gen. Idwal Edwards the Air Force vice chief of staff war operations, is making the flying trip with them. Half Moon Boy Enters State School for Deaf Philip Wade, six-year-old son o( Mr. and Mrs. M. E, Wade of Half Moon, left this morning for Little ROL'k to enter the Arkansas School for the deaf. Young Wade's trip to the deal school was sponsored by the Blytheville Kiwanis Club. His parents J. A. Still, father of E. F Still of-'"- E ' ^.T"' * nKml " :1 ' ° f " le Ki ' n n ,, i,,. . /_, ! ... wnms Club accompaniel him to :.F Still's Father )ies inSenafobia Won'* Take the Cake ST. ANNE. III. _ fin _ E F Atherlon. Jr., a farmer who is just « handy In /rout of a stove as he Is behind a plow, was disappointed when hts cake failed to win first prize at !he 19« state "If In Springfield. He attributed f % V" i he frict lllal the an e~el lood cake bounced around during his auto trip to the fair "Tliis ?h" r> " t. he . S " l ' Sl " rm goi "B to balte the cake In Springfield." Blytheville. died last nii;ht nt his home in Scnatobia. Mis.s.. after a lengthy illnc.'s. He was 70. Services will be held tomorrow at 3 P-m at the Senutobia .Methodist Cnurch with the pastor of the church officiating. Burial will be in a Scnatobia cemetery Mr. Still's son, K. p.' stiii. ,,„, operated Stil! and Youn B Motor Co In Blythcville for several s'cars. Other survivors Include his wife Mrs. ,Mi,,nic Still of Scnatobia. and one daughter. Mrs. R. D Kirk ol Tupelo. Miss. Little Rock. Dr. I,, o. Howard of the U S Agriculture Department dlscover-tl by accident that kerosene will kill mosquito higglers. Sunday, Monday & Tuesday AT UST ON THE SCREEN THE BIGGEST MUSICAL UNDER THE SUN M-G-M'i GET YOUR * RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Week's Activity Schedule Set By Health Unit A schedule of activities involving County Health unit persomie was released this mornin. by Mrs Annabel Fill, county IreaTth nurse A food-handler's clinic be immuniza- conducted and general lions given Monday. Immunization din;,,, ; O r typhoid will be held Tuesday at Shadv -rove, BlackwBter. Milligan Redman and Manila. These clinics will complete the typhoid inoculation irogram at all schools west of Bis Lake, Mrs. Pill said. There will be a Well-child Con- crcnce for white children at the Unit biiildins; Wednesday at ! pm sponsored by the Blytheville coun- :il of Church Women. The Presbyterian Church will be in charge. Thursday will be open for appointments, and Friday the Health Unit Staff will attend an all-day listrict conference of public health vorners lo be held at Noble Hotel Work Rules Relaxed BEIRUT (AP) Lebanon ha 5 relaxed its long-time rule thai Arab refugees from Palestine could' ,,ot work in tile country. A Unitfid Nations iomce said the Lebanese officials now have agreed to permit refugees to work on U.N. works projects under the Kennedy Mission which rs trying u> employ refugees' in a program aimed at improving the economy of Arab nations. Uncle Sam to Curb Credit of Banks WASHINGTON, AlJff. 19. W> K 'l*"™^!"!" 11 has ™»'«l 'o curb The step IVHS taken by the federal reserve hoard last night when it approved a boost from Iu to ,,; i 1 " ™' lt '" the discount "rate of YoV ^'""i rescrve b?nk of N C «' loik. bi, c |i rate changes usuallv spread lo the rest of the fcS reserve system. i lctlcral The idea is this: when federil reserve meinber banks make a ton on a note, they can get the money tied up in the loan from a federa reserve hank, less a sum known a the discount rale. Increasing th, discount rate thus lends to restrict bank loans. 'rue new |-K per cent discount is effective Monday. Aug. 21. In Jonesboro. The group will "discuss "School Health in Arkansas." General immunizations w ill be given Saturday morning. The Unit closes at noon every Saturday. BLYTHEVILUE'S ONLY ALL WHITt THEATRE Open Week Days 6:.15 Show Starts 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 Mrs. pill also announced that the next monthly crippled Children's Clinic will be held Sept. 11. For :he past few months, the clinic las been conducted In the Women's Exhibit Building at Walker Park mt Mrs. Fill said she hopes to hold ne September meeting in the new nulding now being constructed ad- ncent to the Health unit. Present plans call for the buildine o be completed by that date -Mrs. Fill saitl that two children 1t ending the Crippled Children's Jlnic held recently were found to I have had polio for some time, one since October and the other since Way. One case had been diagnosed as malaria and the other had not been examined. 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