The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1951 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 12, 1951
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PAGE TEN BLYTIffiVn.T.E, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS THtmSDAT, APRIL If, 19K Uncle Sam's Investment in Atom Energy to Reach $7,500,000,000 I!)' liAKKY V. SNYIMiK * WASHINGTON, April 12. <A!>> — Tlie government's investment in atomic energy stands to reach almost $7^03,000.000 this year. And a record peacetime budget is being sought. This was indicated ill testimony which atomic energy officials gave the House Appropriations committee to support a request for $1,210,' 000000 for the year beginning next July 1. The testimony was made public today. The committee was told the com- I mission, If the present funds request is honored, will have obtain-| ed $5287,000,000 for Hie project. The Army spent $5,203.000,000 be-1 fore Its Manhattan, district project, was taken over by the commission.) Chairman Gordon Dean clcscnb- i ed the new request as "the larRCst annual budget" the commission ever sent to Capitol Hill. ' And he sale! that as compared with other annual budgets, the, 1952 request contains a smaller percentage for plant and <- 1 1 lli I ) '" p " 1 and a large percentage for opti.i lions. Secret .Matters 'lolil A great part of the testimony dealt «Uh secret matters and was given the committee off the reccrd. But Capt. A. Jackson, deputy director, division of military application aid in response to a question that an Increase in the commission's weapons budget /"dicated "the rate, of weapon stockpiling is accelerating." Dr Lawrence R. Hafstad, director of the division of reactor development, reported "gratifying pi-ogress" is being made with respect to work on a submarine reactor. A reactor Is a device for converting atomic energy into useful power. Secrecy Is Asked Hafstad added, however: "1 fee] that any developments Jor military j purposes and the rate at which we i are making progress should be kept j confidential." Another witness, Dr. Kenneth S. Pitzcr, director of research, reported his scientists propose in the next year to shift their interests toward "those developments of relatively Immediate military interest." i "The expansion," he ridded, ''will •be in tile realm of areas where real promises of developments of military interest appear." -,«VB-W-, MCET THE ARMY'S "OTTER"—At home on land or sea in any climate is the "Ot'et," the Army's new amphibious cargo vehicle. Hun by a two-man crew anil carrying its own armament, the "Oiler" can make 30 miles an hour en land. It is extremely manciivcrnhle on land or afhial, can turn completely around within its own length and in water can reverse course by use of one ot its two churnini! treads. (Dent, oi Defense photo from NEA-Aemc.) (Continued from Paj^e 8> around the world. He spent much of his time in India and. in with most observers \'.'hn visit that new nation, Mr. Liuenlhal came away, not with a fueling of utter despair, but with one of- hope for its future. One new idea ihc came tip with for improving conditions publican Congrrsswoman. Both Latta-Lawrcncc and Mr.s. Rogers said the accusation was '-rbsurd." The Latta-Lawrcnccs were married ll 19!8. Rep. Rogers Is Named Again In Divorce Suit LOS ANGELES, April 12. (AP) — The name of Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts has cropped up ngain in the divorce suit brought against Navy Capt. Harold A. Latta-LaWrence. Kis wife, Eileen, 43, won the suit yesterday on grounds o! desertion. She said: "My husband told me this marriage had hurt the feelings of Edith Nourse Rogers and caused her great suffering and distress. He said my presence in Washington would Interfere with his career and told me I must leave." The suit was not contested. List year In a separate maintenance suit, later withdrawn, Mrs. TjaUa-Lawrence accused her husband of "close and intimate" a. ciation with the 70-year-old Re- was the need for a simple bankin system. When an Indian is able t save a few rupees, there is nothin lie can tlo with them but bury them Or, if he gets enough, lie can bu gold ov jewels, and hoard then ] But savings draw no interest in tha j form. And when an Indian farme 1 wants to borrow money for seed f< i a new crop, he has to go to a moi ; i-ylendcr and pay usurious iutere , rates. A low-level savings hank sys I tern would end that, Lilicnthal b i lieves. And it would also end th ' bis; black market in gold bullio i which now upsets world gold movi I mcnts. ! Ore Han Duesn'l Hurl India's ban on exports of radio ctlve ores Is now said to have no feet on U.S. atomic bomb maic- als supply. I'rlndpal Indian source In inonazKa, a sand which con™is thorium. While thorium has cen considered a possible flssion- >lc material, It is not so used by .S. Atomic Energy Commission, hlch relics entirely on uranium, rincipal use of thorium Is in the lakini; of gas mantles. There is nly one principal U.S. maker of mantles today, and its imports f thorium itself arc not restricted, n fact, this company now exports omc manufactured mantles back to] ndia. .Ifikrlli- Republican Congressman Morris Is Cotton of New Hampshire sug- ests that (be U.S. dollar should low be called the "Dollarctte." IliK (Irl-TOKcMier Growth of the co-op movement n the U.S. lias been little realized. Co-operative League of the U.S. has just compiled some new totals, however, which Indicate 30.000 coops now In business with n membership ot over 10 million different families. Total membership claimed is over 22 million, but there are many duplications. Greatest cooperative activity is in the 13.000 credit unions which claim a billion dollars In assets and loans of S100 trillion. The 3000 rural and 1000 city consumer co-ops do a $2 billion annual business, while the 7000 farm marketing co-ops claim a turnover of nearly S3 billion a year. It'3 bif, business. Itiiihnoji Sect Bigger Pension* fVailroad brotherhoods will ask Congress to Increase their retirement benefits by an increase of pay- roil deductions. Present railroad retirement plan calls for 6 per cent deduction on first S300 a monlh income, or $18 a month. This would be raised to < per cent on first $400, or 524 a month. In return, benefits would be raised about H !>er cent. Average retired railway machinist now gels pension of $86 a month. This would be raised to $98 plus $49 for wife over B5 years If age and other benefits for dependents, up to $207 >. month maximum. v Sh«H (lame Bureau of Reclamation Is now fighting crawfish, or crayfish as they're called In soiue parts of the country. Some years ago. a fisherman who wanted bait for big lak« bass, planted a few crayfish in an Irrigation canal In IhtgeM Povrebs project In South Dttot*. Th»y thrived and multiplied. 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