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TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1050 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) 90UR1ER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Hoover Urges Reform In U.S. Bookkeeping System to Cut Waste WASHINGTON, March 1. (/!') — * Former President Herbert Hoover toduj urged "a vast and energetic in the government's book- liplng system. Hoover headed President Tin- Frank Weilzcl. assistant comptroller general, also told the Senate group that the citizens committee lucks a desire to learn about the system and the progress being man's bi-p.-irtl.san commission on nladc towards improving It. ^-organization of government de- artments. lie was called to testify efore the Senate Erccutives Ex- endltures Committee on a bill to verhnul accounting procedures nd establish a new office ofiac- ountant general In the Treasury department. "There is a hosl of evidence Hint he (present) accounting syslcin is nefficient and wasteful, fails to es- ablish proper responsibility of ofli- -ials and is unnblo to prevent the ull picture U) Congress," Hoover aid in a prepared statement. Differ on Method lie said there was no difference ol opinion within the commission or among administration officials that reform is needed. He added, however, that there nre differences as Lo tiie method of remedy. A general accounting officer yesterday accused the Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report of "abysmal ignorance 1 ' about the government's accounting system. He made these accusations after he expenditures committee heard mm Dr. Robert L. Johnson, cliair- nnn of the citizens group, that "af- cr '29 years of poor accounting, it seems to be obvious that Congress should siep In and clean up the accounting mess once and for all." Three Officers Opixisc The offices of the comptroller general, thn budget director and the treasury .secretary op'pose the proposed legislation. The three agencies now are working together in ap effort to improve accounting procedures as they deem wise. Weilzel said the results being achieved "are more than sufficient to justify continuance of the cooperative report." Hoover, however, said It was the view of the reorganization commis- s on that "more steam and author] ty Minn an liiler-dcpnrtmcnial com initlce" is required to effect needed improvements. Atom-Powered Sub Being Built PITTSBURGH. March 7. M 1 )— The Westingliouse Corporation is building an atomic power plant for a U. S. Navy submarine. « lie work Is being done, the ipanv said yesterday, at the olu Bettis Airport near Pittsburgh. Previously, the company had dis closed only that 'it was making ai atomic power plant for a nava vessel and the project liad been th subject of much discussion. Scientists have said an atomic tually forever without refueling. Wcstnighouse said wurk on th project was begun last April wit estimates of ils completion dal ranging from two to six ycur Tiie submarine it-self will be con structerl elsewhere. Westingliousc said a technica staff has been assembled for th . project nnd is already at work. Tl 3 new engineering and researc building at the former airport wi - be completed in the nexi three powered submarine could run vir- four months. . mm in ml ijffm *a~Gtx~ I.t II El cc with icn Into ay by r ig Serv King w hotogra o 1:30; C 1 S il Neg Of "T LOND Ktiama of Bam ain of and or British tlic col govcnin The who \va in ilifi Becliua yc.sterd withou At a h liams -i "ord Family-Firm Founds Fund 'or Philanthropic Functions I.t. Norman W. Kacser S-Sgl. Ulrdlc M. Kimj UKCKIjrriNG OFFICERS IIEKE—Young women interested In sen 1 ce with the Women's Army Corjxs or the Women's Air rkirce or young interested in the Aviation Cadet Project will be interviewed Tluirs ay by representatives of the U. S. Army and U, S. Air Force Recruit ig Service at the recruiting station at City Hafl here. S-Egt. nirdic M King will explain medical, surgical, stenographic, cryptographic, nnc holographic careers available through the WAC or WAP. from 10 a.n o 1:30; and Lt. Norman W. Kacser will interview applicants lor Arm didate School. Tribe Prince Accuses Britain Of Taking Throne Over White Wife into exile and the British KOVC tnent ordered an investigation determine whether Scretsc- was "fi LONDON, March 1. (AP)—Scrclse Khnma, prince of the African tribe of Bamangwales, has accused Brit- determine whethe am ot depriving him of his throne to rule the tribe, and ordering him nnd Ills white' wife into exile to appea.se ir-conscious South African DETROIT, March 7. (AP)—The ord Motor Company, wanting to schargc Its obligations as an "In- ustrlal citizen." Is selling up a iccia! philanthropic organization. Formation of a new non-profit orporation. known as the Ford lotor Company Fund, was _an- ounccd yesterday by Henry Ford I, president of the family-owned lotor firm. Ford did not divulge the amount f money which the corporation, hartcrcd under Michigna ia\v vould handle. But he said that con- ributlons would come "principally" rom the Ford Company. The fund's pur nose ( he said, "will c the iiUcvlalloii ot want and hu- nan suffering and the betterment of mankind." H will make contributions "In the ields of charity, education, public incl private health and hospltali/a- .lon, civic and community development,".he said. "It Is our observation," lie con- tinned, "that traditional sources o financial support of private Instl tutions operating in tllR.se fields ar tending to disappear. "We do not like the consequence inherent in the alternative facin .such private institutions—that At the same time the governments of South Africa and Soutli Alrica the mud hut capital of Serowc ur til the British commission made 11 its mind. lie came to London Pel H to confer with Hie auihorilli after rejecting a previous plea t the British to give up his throi for the sake ol empire unity. and Southern Rhodesia—both run 125 Are Added to Negro Church Roils A total of 125 members were taken into Negro churches during an evangelism emphasis period conducted since Jan. 1, It was brought out in a report nt a meeting of the Interdenominational Negro Ministerial Alliance yesterday. The special session was conducted at Hie Carter Chapel Negro Methodist church. Reports lor the individual churches .showed: True Light Baptist. Rev. L. D. Davenport, pastor, 15 n e \v members; Bnrdette Chnpel, Rev. J. W. Knciwles. pastor, eight new members; Carter Temple, Rev. B. H. Crawford, pastor,, .six, St. t ul Methodist Chiirch at Luxora, >; First Negro Baptist church at Driver, Rev. J. H. Gainings, pastor, 12; First Negro Baptist Church at Kciser, Rev. J. j. Johnson, pastor. 11; Enoch's chapel, Rev. J. E. Hughes, pastor, seven; New Belhcl Baptist Church, Rev. Mitchell, pastor, 20; First Negro Baptist at Y.lrbro, Rev. G. W. Parneii, pastor, 15; Bethel A.M.E. Church. Rev. T. J. Brown, pastor. 18; and St. John's Negro Church at Osceola, Hev. D. S. Settles, pastor, 18 new members. The alliance voted yesterday to cooperate with (he quarterly conference at Carter Temple next Sunday at 3 p.m. when Dr. L. L. Frazier of Wynne, presiding elder ot tlus district ot the C.M.E. Church will be the speaker. Rev. Davenport is president ol the alliance. The Oxford-educated Negro, 27, who was chosen by his tribe to rule the dusty British protecorate of id, said he was told yesterday he was not to return home without permission for five years. At a news conference in his tiny in flat, Seretse said he had been advised to bring back his wife, the former London typist Ruth Williams whom he married in 1!H8. because she was a "disturbing Influence in the territory." She Is waiting to have their first child back in Serowe, the capital of his native land. It \vas Seretse^ marriage to the white girl, without approval of the tribal elders, that set off repercussions which echoed loudly In neighboring South Africa and Southern Rhodesia. He was chosen last fall to lead the 100,000 Bamangwntos over the objections of some of the eldrcs, led by the tribe's regent, his Uncle Tshekedi Khama. Tshekedi went on a strong policy of white suprt'm- icy—Nrged Britain not to permit Seretse and his while wife to rule. They both refused to permit the couple to enter their countries. Seretse and Ruth went to live In Hulon Holmes I'lione G322 Z1G 1.111} • Sand for Pills • Hich llirl. for Yards We arc ready to serve you .ving to turn to government for ucli-nccded financial aid. 'In our opinion, this • situation aces an increasing responsibility >on American businesses in their ilc of industrial citizens.' Contributions made by the fund, ont .said, will be "to organizations leratiiig exclusively for ch:irltable, ieniuic. literary or educational urjxxse.s." He will serve as president of the ind and other Ford executives wll" ct as officers and members of the oard of trustees. The fund's head- iiarters will be in Dearborn. .ilicnthal Gets Poetic Revenge on Senators Who 'Heckled' Him PHILADELPHIA, March 7. Ml — David B. Ltllcnthal, who gave weariless of Senatorial heckling as part of Ins reason for resigning last month as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, lias taken n poet's revenge on two of his most outspoken critics. They are Senators Bourke B Hlokcnlonpcr (R-fa) and Kenneth MfKellar (D-Tcnn). Ullenthal said in a speech here last nlglil he found that as a pri- vnte cltl/.en he had to have a card' o use the Georgetown, Md., public library, near his home. He also 'icocled two references. So, he said, he put down the names of Senators McKellar and Hickenloopcr. set up the Ford Foundation for similar purposes. The foundation now controls 86 percent of the Ford stock and may increase Us holdings after settlement of the estate of th The Ford family Itself years ago late Henry Ford. FOR SALE Conrrcle culrtrts, 12 Inch Id 48 inch, plain or rcenTorced. AEso Concrete Building Blocks cheaper (him lumber for barns, chicken houses, fiump houses, tenant houses, tool slictls. We deliver. Call us for tree estimate, OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phone 691. ANHYDROUS AMMONIA FERTILIZER (84% Nitrogen) The newest fertilizer with more dollar return per ton. Contact us for your $' requirements. PER TON LEE WILSON CO. Armorcl Phone 2088 NEW CANADIAN STAMP—On fields of the Province of AlbertD are given recognition in this new 50-ccnl Canadian stamp, going~ on sale March 1. RADIO REPAIR AH Work Guaranteed by Bonding Company Piano Tuning Expcrlly Done With The Electronic Slroboconn Everything in Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main Tel. 811 Sa Y s im HARRY CARAY =$>£ ALL-GRAIN NO SUGAR ADDED For trout fishing at its best, many anglers choose the swirli:»_j \va- - tors of Montana's famous Madison River. ; ^> L I "/;/JS«5«&=3 Griesedieck Bros. tj CH« , ». U«lt 4, M*. Whiskey at i Hill and Hill won't fill your creel with the wily trout but it will acquaint you and your friends with the smooth Kentucky flavor of "whiskey at its best"! McKesson Jt Uobblns, Inc. - Exclusive "SirfoK" 1 - 8 *MiUc'lJock CLEAN-UP SALE LINOLEUM Special cleanup prices on all Linoleum and Felt Base Floor Covering. This includes ARMSTRONG 9 x 12 and GOLD SEAL 9x12 Foot Rolls. ONE WEEK ONLY!! These prices are for one week only. We absolutely cannot sell of these prices after the week sale is over, LOOK AT THESE PRICES! Come in while stocks.are complete and selection is good. 12 ARMSTRONG QUAKER HEAVY WEIGHT FLOOR COVERING C SQUARE YARD RUNNING FOOT W THIS !S A SAVING TO YOU OF 31c PER SQUARE YARD! 12 FT. GOLD SEAL FLOOR COVERING The heaviest and best quality they make. Clean up price, this week only . . . 69c per sq. yd. Per running foot .............. Armstrong, Gold Seal 9 Ft. Roll Goods These are the heaviest weight Qunker and Gold Seal quality. This size available at the same low price by the running foot, or square yard ; . This is all fine merchandise . . . the best money can buy, and we have an enormous stock to select from. Here is your chance to buy your spring linoleum at a real saving. CHEAP FLOOR COVERING! sq.Yd.. 39c each . 3.95 9 FT. ROLLS. 9xl2RUGS. This is our biggest Linoleum Sale in history. You can't afford to miss this ONE WEEK CLEANUP SALE! HUBBARD SON FURNITURE Phone 4409 Blythcvillc •i-

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