Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 69, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 22, 1949 Page: 3 of 8
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Tuesday, March 22,1949
The Sweetwater Reporter, Sweetwater, Texas
Bradley Asks For 70-Group
Air Force, Powerful Army
WASH I N(!T()N, March 22, —
(UP)— Uen. Omar N. liradlcy,
Army Chief of Staff, urged Con-
Krcss tn approve a 70-group Air-
force and hack it up by long-
range authority to maintain an
army of 837,000 men.
liradlcy told u Senate Armed
Service Subcommittee that one
without the other would not hi?
enough to protect this country,
and the Air Force alone could
not lie decisive in war.
He followed Army Secretary
Kenneth C. Royal!, who told
the committee the 70-group Air
force would give this country
adequate strength in the cur-
rent "chess game" war heing
waged around the world.
This put the arm.v's top leaders
solidly behind the long-time Air
Force demand for a 70-group Air
Force. President Truman asked
that the Air Force be held down
L. & L. CAFE
Owned and Operated By
Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. W. Williams
to IS groups because of lack of
money to build more.
Bradley pointed out to the
committee that he now has au-
thority for an army of 837,000,
I nit money enough for only <i77,-
ooo, Present strength, he said,
is (iW.OOU. lint he wants the
higher authority, lie said, to be
able to use it fast iti any war
"Only a very few of the peo-
ple in the services believe that
such an offensive force would,
in itself, lie decisive and end the
war," Bradley said.
"If we are eventually to bring
out great strength to bear
against any possible enemy, we
must be prepared to. do it with
ground troops as weil as air."
Ko.yall told the committee that
armed forces could not forecast
the length of the present uncer-
tain period in the world and that
the Air Force needs long-range
authority similar to that given
the Navy in building capital
"With the present pattern of
events in this chess game of
I war," Koyall said, "our military
establishment must l>e an ade-
quate one. But we will all agree
i that we must plan by a span of
years and not from crisis to
The best estimates indicate
war is not iminent, Royall said.
One of the latest Russian claims
is the oldest man in the world.
The official Soviet picture agency
says Mamsir Kuit, above, will
celebrate his 154th birthday this
year. That would make him 17
at the time of Napoleon's inva-
sion, a contemporary of Pushkin
and Dostoyevsky and 84 years
old when Stalin was born.
To Meet Wednesday
The Reserve Officers Associa-
tion will meet Wednesday at
7:30 p. m. in the Rose Room ol
the Blue Bonnet Hotel for an
election of officers for the new
Organization of an army train-
ing unit for retirement and pay
purposes will lie compiled.
All officers in Nolan, Fisher,
Scurry, and Mitchell Counties
are invited to attend, according
to President Lingo Brown.
Lamesa Man Claims
It's Not Real Jesse
AUSTIN. March 22, (UP)— Is
I 101-year-old man, now recover-
ing man from pneumonia in an
Austin hospital, really Jesse
Frank Dalton, the be whisker-
ed old gent, says that he is.
But Tom Delaney, an 89-year-
old ex-eowpoke, says that he
Delaney, who says he knew
Jesse in the 1870's, spent ten
minutes at Dalton's bedside
yesterday said Lhe old man had
failed to pass the "test."
The test was a group of ques-
tions which lJelaney sail1 only
the real Jesse could answer.
Movie Actors On
Train Heroes of
BROWNWOOD, (UP) — Two
movie actors traveling on a
special train returning from the
opening of the Shamrock Hotel
in Houston Saturday night were
credited with the possible sav-
ing of the lives of several auto-
The train was on a siding and
more than 5,000 persons pinned
a number of children against a
railing adjacent to the train
door where the actors were
signing. A viaduct was just l>e-
low the railing.
Seeing the danger, the actors.
Pat, O'Brien and Hugh Herbert,
moved two cars away taking
the crowd with them, and the
danger was averted.
NOW THE HARD OF HEARING CAN
HAVE BALANCED HEARING
The Senate Foreign Relations
Committee recommended con-
firmation of the nomination of
James Grover McDonald. 61. of
New York, to be the first U. S.
ambassador to Israel. He served
as special American representa-
tive to the new Jewish state
during its provisional stage.
To bay, build or re-finance
jour home. Commercial lottna
and FHA loans.
H. A. WALKKR
Texas Bank Buildiue
The many hard of hearing of Sweetawter —-~--~
counties will have an exceptional opportunity to discover—
themselves the new way to heir—in the way people who tave
no impairment hear—BALANCKD HEARING. A free hearing
clinic will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd at the Blue Bonnet
Hotel, 10 a. in. to « p. m., by Mr. J. C. Hammer, Hearing Spec-
ialist, at which time he will check the hard of hearing for their In-
dividual hearing problems, and discuss with each the Scientific
Correction lor BALANCED HEARING. This clinic will Mjrve to
introduce the new constellations, by Acousticon, the world a flint
and oldest manufacturer of electrical hearings aids. Come In—
discover for yourself how Acousticon has created not one Of two,
but 30 new aiid different Constellations, among these, there is one
specifically designed for your kind of deafness—to give yon
BALANCED HEARING. , , . . . ..
letters have come in from many who have already triea toe
new Constellation, saying how thrilled they were to have balanced
hearing—many say they have never experienced such clarity of
tone, against such a velvet quiet background.
The manufacturers of Acousticon say that no one with hearing
deficiency can even imaiiine what it may do for them until they
hear it with their own ears. Those hard of hearing who nave
been searching for the answer to their personal hearing prob-
iems are urned to attend this Free Clinic.—Adv.
Greyhound fares are
still mighty LOW!
Downright old-fashioned, you'll say, for youH find
Greyhound fares are about the same as they were
fifteen years ago. You get other travel plusses with
Greyhound, too... frequent, convenient schedules,
and super comfort in a Greyhound Super-Coach.
Call your friendly Greyhound
agent for complete information.
Banned in Britain
LONDON, (UP)— The govern-
ment has banned all political
processions in London for three
months as result of communist
attacks on a Facist parade last
Home Secretary Chuter Ede,
in announcing the ban, said the
London Police C ommissioner
had informed the home office he
did not have sufficient power to
prevent such outbreaks of vio-
Several- thousand communists
and their sympathizers last night
attacked police guarding an east-
ern! procession of black-shirted
followers of Sir Oswald Moslev
with steel liearings, chunks of
concrete and broken bottles.
Ten policemen were injured,
none seriously. Thirty-five com-
munist demonstrators were ar-
NAMED PKOSK< I'TOIt
CLEBURNE (UP)—Kred Kris-
man, former classmate of Dr.
John Lord, was accepted as spe-
cial prosecutor against Arthur
Clayton Hester. 1!). charged with
slaying the dean of TCU gadu-
Erisman requested the special
post in a letter to District Attor-
ney John A. James, who accept-
ed his services. He said he
would seek the death penalty.
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of a plane crash on a snow-cov I
ered mountain three days afi"
were picked up by a helicopter j
and flown to safety and medical j
The little plane shuttled up j
and down the slopes of Hang- j
over Mountain, and in three j
j hours brought tin* three men and j
a woman ,one by one, to this !
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bulance to Maryville, Tenn., ■!<) I
I miles away.
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Baker, Allen. Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 69, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 22, 1949, newspaper, March 22, 1949; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth283621/m1/3/: accessed June 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.