The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 25, 1952
Page 9
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TCT»XT, HOT. M, Citizens Commission to Help Utilize U. S. Fighting Power By «.' VATES MCDAMEL WASHINGTON (* — A citizens commission, set up to help the armed services find ways ic get more fighting power out of their »,«00,000 men and women in uniform, went to work today with the blessing of President-elect Elsen- hower, -The citizens group, holding 1U i-, first organizational meeting with •" the full U man membership In attendance, Is headed by David Sarnoff, chairman of the board of Radio Corporation of America. Elsenhower has heartily en dorsed the commission's objectives, set forth in an act of the last Congress which directed the Defense Department to reduce the number of Its desk-bound servicemen so that military combat effectiveness could be Improved. Sarnoff actually started work in October, but Secretary of Defense Lovelt delayed naming the commission members unlil mid-November to enable the new adrhims- tration to have a hand in its development. Sarnoff has stated,that the commission may take one or two years to complete its top-to-bottom study Lovett said the first meeting of the commission- will .have -before it for review a number of efficiency recommendations already prepared by the; technical stiff. Informed officials said the first proposals for review will have to do with schemes for reducing the number, of uniformed'"personnel, particularly men, in housekeeping jobs. Sainoff has Indicated'.-commission members will undoubtedly go f- into the field organizations of the ^services, both at home and abioad, to follow up plans for getting more men away from desks and into combat capacities. The commission is made up ot six civilians, in addition to Sarnoff. and four retired officers, one from each of the services. The civilians include the Rev John J. Cavanaugh, former presi dent of Notre Dune University; Ar- £mus L>. Gates, former under secretary of the Navy; Clarence Franci, board chairman of General Food Corp.; Robert W. Johnson—the board chairman of Johnson and „,.—„«..«. ...,»«,,.„ _, John O. R. Smith, president ofGen. John B. Anderson, all retired American Airlines, and Lewis U Stratus, New York financier. Military members are Adm. John H. Hoover, Marine Mai. Oen.' Mer- rltt A. Kdsoo, Air Force MaJ. Gen. St. Clair Street and Army MaJ. Rites Held In Ohio for William Green COSHOCTON O (ft — William Green, a powerful labor leader to eight million American workers but a ' plain man" to his home folk, was laid to rest yesterday. The 82-year-old American- Federation of Labor president, who rose from Eastern Ohio's coal pits lo become one of the labor world's most powerful figures, died Friday of a heart attack. The Rev John H Shanle), pastor ol the First Baptist Church, where Green was'a member, called Green "a plain mail, grown from humble and plain surroundings- to great heights, but he never forgot his fellow man." the Kmtces »ere held In Grace Methodist Church because Green's church could not accommodate'the persons who came to pay a last tribute to him. Seventeen hundred persons crowded Inside the church, 3,000 more were on the outside and a throng lined the streets leading to the cemeterj Last ntghl. Mis Jennie Gieen, his 82-year-old widow, listened to a tape recording of the funeral services. Bedfast from an illness of several years; Mrs..Green, tiriy and white-haired, was unable to attend the last rites. River Searched For Bodies of Crash Victims -"EDQEWOOD, Md, (* — salvage teams probed the cold waters at the Bush River today for the bodies of lour men believed dead in the crash of a BSO Air Forc« bomber here yesterday. The body of a fifth man, S. Egl. Robert E Lee of Springfield, O was found floating in the water shortly after the crash. Four others escaped when the big four-engine plane plunged Into Boone's creek at the mouth of Bush River shortly after takeoff from the Army Chemical Center airfield here. Diffusing vanes of a gas tmbine resist temperatures In excess 1500 degrees Fahrenheit Ava Gardner Is Recuperating LONDON Ifi —. Holljwood star ^va Gardner, suffering from s {ropfcal infection picked up on a movie location in Kenya colonv, is expected to be out of bed tomorrow. She is in a London nursing home after being flown back from East 4fnca yesterday Her' doctors,. said her stomach dilment—fiom di inking- impure water in the Kenya back country- was not serious. She is undergoing a series of antibiotic Injections and physicians said 42 shots might be needed. The actress wife of Frank Sinatra Is slatert to fly back to Africa within 10 rtavs. ' B.F.Goodrieh MYSTERY TOP To every yornigrster who comes in -with an adult to see our newlr opened gift- Iand, the B. F. Goodrich "Houae of Saotai Claus." Git yws Now, Kids - It's Terrific! You start it like an ordinary top — tw'iat the handle to set it spinning — Then straightens oat in a steady spin • — bat completely ap~ DiiJe down I ft AUTOMATfC COFFEE MAKER VAUM ONIY Donl pasa this "bay"! A fully automatic tleetrk eoffee maker »t a low price: Make* »» U 8 enp« o< eoffe* every tin* — Starts perrol.tinj: within ant Tninnte, Keepe eoffee "scrying* >w* for hour*. O»« rear c»»r- antee. • . I. F. "LIFE-SAVER" Tubeless Tire Here It UK *nt awrwer to all three tire hstsards. The new trr«J has ttmmanda «t tiny "«Tip-blocka" which gire at a caterpillar Sturdy St««( DUMP TRUCK 98* For "heavy" hauling "Coal" is lettered on one side and "Grayer on the other Hearr 8-«nK« steel 12%- long Molrw A Rat-Tat-Tot Norw SPARKING TANK *2.39 Real »et!oB Finished HVe an Army tank Clock spnna; wind op Gmii shoots harmless sparkn. GIFT IDEAS Electric Phonograph 9.95 Talking {'hone . .. 1.59 Tynie B*by Dol! .. 4.98 Wind Up Train 3.S8 Electric Truiii .... 8.98 Doll Hiirh Chair .,. 2.98 Doll Carriiig* 4,»g D»H Bath S.Sg Crow Shoot Gam* .. l.Sg Electric BagcbaR .. I.M Ekctrie Pin B«n ... 4.8fl No. 2V, Erector Set S.M> Kitchen St«T» ,.., 3.»S Ironing Board .... 1.98 Table A Chair Set 1«.7S BFGoodrieh BF Goodrich 117 W. Main Phono 6331 , , - „, ,- A SUB KILLER—The Navy's latest answer to any possible submarine menace makes its first Bight, above, from Burbank, Calif The Lockheed PtV-4 if powered by turbo-compound engines for Jong ran«e, hiih speed and short take-oft The plane is designed to lay mine*, nuke night or low-le\el bombing runs, and high altitude bombing and pholo reconnaissance missions $87 Billion Spent by US On Foreign Aid WASHINGTON M'J — The United States has poured out more t ha n 87 billion dollars In foreign aid during the past 12 vears Although most of it was in giants and gifts, about . ir-billions have been repaid to date. The Commerce Department In a detailed report released yesterday said the United Kingdom. Soviet Russia and Prance together received about two-thirds of the otal In all, more than 50 coun- nes or areas benefited. The United Kingdom lecelied 36 billion dollars In goods, services and funds this rountrr gave or loaned abroad Nearly » billions rere transferred during World War Russia which the department called "our former ally," ranked second with 11 bljllon dollars The Comrade Fears tne Truth! gST Beliin.l tlic Irml Cur. Iain, the I.IK 1, ll,e .luwof the biiill With oul il, llii; I'otHiuil nifls conlil not toil ctplive millions. TRUTH is the mosl powerlul weapon iga3ii*tCi>u>jnuim[ lies! Y(jti can Iieiji Jiuth Hght ( oniiiiuni nv i>) roi,ln],nliii f | n tlie Cnif icle fnr fr«iio ( M, vln<|i n nipporniii; and et|iiiiilinR III.- nctvork of Radio Free Kurope inininiiuers. HhiP mini! FlClli COMMU. N1SM" Scnil jour conlnl ulion ID Hi) |fi r'rusatte for Ire^iluin, c/o jour loral iict^nnsler. Published us a publrc stntce jn cooper ition teilli Tl,e Aitralisiag Cmnril: Inc. Toft Gives lk« Recommendations For Three Remaining Cabinet Posts COLUMBUS, O. W) - Sen. Robert A. Taft of Oiilo, powerful leader of the Republican Senate Policy Committee, says he lias given President-elect Dwlglit D. Eisenhower his recommendations (or the three cabinet posts not filled. Taft did not make the names pub- Lic at a new*-conference In Columbus or In )i!s Ohio Farm Bureau Convention speech last night. Gen: Eisenhower has not named his secretary of labor, secretary of commerce or.postmaster'general, Taft said he. assumed -.Arthur Summerfleld; chairman of the He- publtcan National Committee, would be head ol the Post Office Department ... . The, senator said he "acquiesced in many" of the six cabinet appointments made by the President-elect Everybody Turning to but the mm h« recommended TO* not picked for the Jobs. He said he recommended 'aim. Harry Byrd <D-Va.- as secretary of th« Treasury, but emphasised, that • because he did not recommend the man Elsenhower selected, Georje M. Humphrey of Cievelarid, it did not mean "I wouldn't recommend him lor a Job." -, He prabied the niminatlon' at Ezra Tint Ben.™ ol Salt Lake City, Utah ,to the secretary of agriculture's post. "I certainly Joined In the recommendation," Taft said, "but I cant claim him as rny recommendation." Gjriesedieck f)ros. PREMIUM LIGHT LACIR ' '• H OIIISIDKCK MO*. Mfwaur ce>., ST. te>w 4, as*. For that original • - ' > Bourbon taste... JAMES the original ^ • '. . ' ' "-,^ Kentucky Bourbon "SJTUCKY STRAI6HT •OURBON WHISKCIT 4-5 Qt. Pint ^om with tk« Republic...First Bourbon in Kentucky (1780) Mart yean than any Kentucky Bourbon...more friends every year. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whislcy, 86 Proof. ' • i»« Mm i nmt. ••, Also available 100 proof Bolllcd in Bond

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