The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 5, 1950
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5; 1950 BLYTHEVIT.LE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE General Claims U.S. Strength Was Tops' at Start of War KANSAS CITY, Sept. 5. (*)—» Brig. Gen. Louis H. Renfrew, as-' sistant ; to Secretary of Defense Johnson, said today U. S. armed strength at the time of the attack on Korea was greater than at any time since World War II demobilization. He said that contentions lhat Johnson's policies had weakened Mb nation are based on "gross •^representation of the facts. Renfrew thus added the latest word to the simmering Washing ton controversy over Jolinson and his 17-month regime as head of the Defense Department. Rep. Tauriello (D-NY). among others, has called upon the secretary to resign. Johnson yesterday declined to comment on the congressman's latest letter. Last week he told Tauriellb to take, his complaint to President Truman. Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul Griffith yesterday defendec Johnson's policies In a talk at Johnson City, N. V. "Monday Quarterbacks" In a speech prepared for the Missouri American Legion Convention, Renfrew said that Johnson's detractors were "Monday morning quarterbacks" who seized on th Korean w r ar to demand what hac been done with defense funds. He said lhat Johnson and hi: predcco.^or, the late James V. For restal, had effected a "remarkabli improvement in the combat poten Ual" of the armed forces following the Vapid and Ill-advised demoblll zation'.' of 1946 and 1917. "Indeed, tne overall combat po tential of our armed forces was a higher lever on June 25. 1950. th day of the invasion of the Republi of Korea, than at any time sine /Unobillzalion was completed, l£Urow said. "Never Before In History" "Never before in history have th various armed forces of the Unite States ever gotten Into action s quickly and so smoothly as was dem onstrutcd In undertaking the opera tlotis In Korea." . Renfrow sold it was not true, Johnson's critics have asserted, tha economies he effected in the. Detenb Department resulted In any reduc tion in combat potential. In 1947, he said, only six cen 1 out of' every defense dollar w: \*<ent for "hardware"—tanks, ship ^hjrafl. weapons and ammunilio li ; tt by the past year, he. said, Ui '•.ad been Increased to 19Vi cen BOMBER (Continued from Page 1) United Nations fighter patrol which returned its fire and shot It downl- ine State Department said. "A United Nations destroyer succeeded In picking up the body of one member of the bomber crew, dentification papers Indicated hat the body was that of Lieut. Tomato Residents To Hear TB Talk An educational talk and the show- Ing of a film on tuberculosis will highlight a program for adults sponsored by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association tomorrow night at the Tomalo grade school, Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary,^. announced- this morning. About 80 persons were present at _. _„ P- m - ties concerning co-operation In the county fight against tuberculosis. rmed forces of the U.S.S.R.. Serial da y nl 8ht where Mrs. Redman gave j o 25054 " | a similar program. U.S. two-engined bombers carry M ''s-Piance= Gammill, association -" " ean time yesterday (10:M Sunday EST). Issue lo UN It was made public in the early nornlng hours today, at a time when officials who generally had x?en' away from their desks over .he long holiday weekend v.'erc re- luclant to comment without additional fact*. Officials immediately reachable were thus not prepared to speculate whether the afiair foreshadowed direct Soviet participation In .th Korean war, which heretofore has been regarded as unlikely. Diplomatic sources did say that the issue is one for the U.N. rather than for this government to consider. It was expected to be a focal point at this afternoon's session of the Security Council at Lake Success, N.Y. Bowden's Condition Still 'Slightly Improved' Ralph Bowden, Joiner planter remained In a "slightly improved condition today, according to at lendanUi at Baptist Hospital 1 Memphis. Mr. Bowden is suffering from brain concussion and,fractured rib received A UK. 30 In an into accident near Marlon. Arkansas Senator Wo* Surprised' At Plane Shooting UTTLE ROCK, Sept. 5. (fl>)The downing of • Russian bomber n Korea was '^no surprise" to Sen. McClellan 'D-ArlO. "We can expect VepltiUons o[ hat Incident/' the senior Arkans-u enator said Iri an Interview here his morning, adding: "We are, In fact, at war with Russia now. The first shot was fired lome lime ago." McClellan, who Saturday called 'or "peace or war" ultimatum lo Russia and firing the lirst shot If var becomes Inevitable, came here :oday alter his initiation Into the Shrine at his hometown, Camden. Ark., yesterday. McMoth Certain Of H-Bomb Plant PARIS, Ark., sept. 5. (APJ—Gov- ernor McMath talks as though he hsus some in.slde information on In cation of the proposed hydrogen bomb plant He said here yesterday he \vaj "certain" Arkansas would get parl of the plant, .although no offieitv announcement had been made. McMath spoke at a Labor Da^ celebration sponsored by the Ural ed Mine Workers. and it will be boosted to 65 cents in the §10,500,000,000 which Congress has been asked to provide. Situation S'ot Accidental "If this emergency had amen not too long ngo many of the dollars which now can be spent for planes, tanks, guns and ships would have gone into useless overhead," Renfrew said. "This situation is not occidental. Tt was brought about by the unremitting and courageous efforts of Secretary of Defense Johnson. "I say here today miri I .shall continue to say that the record of Louis Johnson as secretary of defense his efforts to mnlyj every defense dollar count needs no defense." Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., Sept. 5 'i!'l— (USDA)—Hogs 13.500: slow; uneven; weights 200 Ibs up opened 25-50 lower; later 50-75 lower; bulk good and choice 200-250 Ibs 23.35-60; top early 23.15 'for several loads; moderate numbers late 23.25; 130-190 Ib 22.50-23.00, tew 23.25; 150-110 Ibs mostly 19.1522.00, some early to 22.50; 110-140 Ibs 15.15-19.50; good and choice sows 400 Ibs down 20.00-21.25; good Two from Blytheyille Enlist in U.S. Navy Harry A. Hodges ... a n d Robcr James Dormer have enlisted in 11 United Slates Navy, Naval recruit ers announced here today. Donncr, Blythevllle High Sclioo lootbal! star of last year, is the so of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Alher Donncr. III. 4. Hodges, also a graduate of B'/ iheville High School, Is the son "" E. Hodges. 801 Cliickasnwb.i 19.00-75; heavier sows 12.50-15.00; most 410-500 Ib: 16.50-18.50; stags boars 8.00-11.50. Cattle 7,50. calves 2.200; fairly liberal supply of cattle includes about 65 loads of steers: approximately 20 per cent of receipt cows; opening trade moderately steady on good steers and heifers; little done on others; cows slow, a lew opening sales about steady. Charge il-al DREIFUS , Pay Only * $4 down No Interest No Carrying Charge W. They Lakes, ill. take training at Ores J CAUGHT KING'S EYE—Mimi Mcdart, 10-year-old beauty from St. Louis, Mo., caught the eye of King FurouVv'of Egypt, relaxing at Ihe famed resort cily of Biarrilz, France. Mimi, vacationing in France with her parents, was presented to the King in Dcauville nnrt received royal bouquet. Negro Girl's Illness Diagosed as Typhoid Pauline Lewis, seven - year-old Negro of the Clear Lake Community who was taken to a Paragould hospital last week for polio treatment, was found not to have the disease. Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health nurse, said this morning. Her case was diagnosed as typhoid by Paragould hospital physicians. The child was taken to Paragould last Tuesday when Blythevillc physicians diagnosed her case as polio. Rote •like Hearing Opens Briefly LITTLE HOOK, Sept. S. («•>— Hearing on the controversial Soulli- esteni B<)1 Telephone Company ale Increase appllcnllon openrJ his morning, but quickly recessed. The Arkansas Public service Com- ulssion granted the recess until :30 p.m. to permit city attorneys f cities protesting the proposed .4,620,000 rale l\ike, to plan their tralegy. Before Mie hearing recessed. E. A Slbott. Jr., Pine Bluff, represent- ng the steering committee of city attorneys, announced tlie proposec rate Increase as "outrageous ant exhorbltKiit." Blake Downle. coni|iany attorney said the company Is earning Ics. han one per cent on Us Intra-stale' operations in Arkansas. i The recess was taken after the opening statement*. Eilbott ciectnred Hie telephone company "holds" a light monopoly on its Industry," and termed Ihe iale increase request on the basis o! pi-Ice Increases "inappropriate." After listing various rate Increases asked by classification, he added 'the figures ol any company asking as much as 100 per cent Increases In one classification should be placed under close surveillance," For the company, Downle termed the need for a new riitp schedule critical. He said the higher rates will not provide the company with money for new construction, but will permit it to earn enough so that it can compete with oU'cr businesses for the Investor's dollar. Negro School Opens at Armorel Mississippi County Trilling School (or Negroei at Armorel op «ned yesterday and 217 »tudent» registered for fall classes. Geneva Haraway, principal, announced to day. Faculty members Include Betty Peoples, Jirst grade; Helen Jones, second, third and fourth; and M. M. Wilkinson, fourth, lillh and sixth grades. Junior high Instructors include Iris Turner, science and mathematics; Elsie Caywoort, home economics; and Geneva Haraway, English. Bronx* Star Awarded U.S. EIGHTH AHMT HEADQUARTERS IN KOREA, S«pt. 5. lAP)—Cpl. Billy E. O'Bryan o! Rt. 1, Helena, Ark., has been awarded the Kronze Star for heroism in the Koiein fighting. Negro Deaths Three Assessed Fines In Court at Osceola Two South Mississippi Coun men today forfeited bonds on trn IK chaiges In Municipal Court Oscenla and another was fined f assault and battery, William Thomas of Marie forfeited a $76.10 bond on a charge of drunken driving and Clarence Snepardson forfeited a $100 bond on charges of reckless driving. Jarncs Hicks of Victoria was fined S15 by Municipal Judge Spencer Driver on a charge of assault and battery. A torn Plant Strike Ends SCHENECTADY, N. Y., Sept. 5, 'j—CIO electrical workers- called off a strike today at General Electric company's Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory near here after It began at 7:25 n.m. EST. Services Ate Conducted For Raymond Dye, 29 Services for Raymond Dye, 29, of Detroit, Mich., were conducted this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev, G. W. parnell officiating. Burial was In the Yarbro Cemetery. Dye was visiting his parents, Charily and Houston Dye, at Hermondale, Mo., at the lime of his death. He died at their home Friday n'ght after nn Illness of about three weeks. Survivors In addition to his parents are his wife, Dorothy Dye of Detroit; one daughter: four brothers ar-d three sisters. Caston Funeral Home Is In charge. NOT1CF, OF ANNUAL SCHOOL KI.KCTION IN MAN'ILA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. IS Of MISSISSIPPI COUNT*, ARKANSAS Notice la hereby given that th« annual school election In the above named'District will be held on September 26, 1050, for the following purposes; The election of one director lor a term of five years. To submit the question of voting a total school tax oi 30 mills, as set out In the District's budget, which shall Include, In addition to the mlllagc for the operation and maintenance of the schools. 15 mills which shall be a continuing building fund tax for the purple of paying the principal and Interest of all now outstanding bond issues, Including an issue doted June 1, 1350. Any surplus revenue from the building fund mlllage, after the payment of principal and Interest ot the bonds maturing that year and providing for the next six months' interest on all outstanding bonds, may be used by the District, for any other school purpose. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock A. M. and will close at 6:30 o'clock P. M. on September 26, 1050, at the following polling places In the District, to-wlt: High School Building GIVEN this 21 day of August, 1950. John Maycs, County Supervisor W. Berryman, County Sheriff 8-W-29 9-5 DR. J. F. 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