Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on November 2, 1950 · Page 3
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 3

Tucson, Arizona
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Thursday, November 2, 1950
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'I Ofcay? Grins 'Little 'Beaver* Korean Mascot '$**«».i««»fflittzw *^ ' Ttillffrirrv Ev*rtlnn. NOV By DOC QUIGG PYONGYANG, Korea. Nov. 2. CU.PJ--Corp. Rosco Williams of Still- \veH, Okla., ;i 20-year-old A-uck driver, is part of the glory-less war. He wrestles a big army truck over bumpy, dust-clouded roads on a dawn to dusk shuttle run. He doesn't see the enemy. He Ooosn't even have any companionship on the job except sometimes a little Korean boy who goes along for the ride. j ~ ~ 7 ~ ^ "" ~ ~ ~ ~ Yet the gasoline he hauls on hls.when we were stationed there. It wearing daily routine helps keep the cargo planes flying. And the supplies the planes bring in keep the combat troops fighting. Your correspondent ran into the corporal after flying into .one. of the airstrips near here. I needed transportation to town. I inquired at the airstrip operations tent whether a ride was available. "Hitch-hiking ain't bad," said the officer in the tent without looking up. Williams was .the fourth person I asked for a ride. "Get right in," he said, "we're leaving right away. Come on, Little Beaver." He Climbs On Truck "Little Beaver," climbed up into the truckbed. He was a 10-year-old, but like .all Korean children, he looked much younger than his age. "His parents were killed," Williams told me as -we drove off. "He came to our outfit in Seoul was awfully cold and the boys took him in a te'nf. wtih them to get him warm. He's been with us ever since." It's getting to he the usual thing for American outfits in Korea to have a little Korean boy as a mascot. Some have more than one. They're always pampered. Little Beaver had on a little tailor-made American uniform. There was a sergeant's insignia en the sleeve. He wore an Eisenhower jacket, a helmet liner, 'white canvas shoes and red socks. From the bade of the truck he fired imaginary shots at. pedestrians with a wooden North Korean training rifle which was three times as long as he was. On Way to Bump We were traveling empty to the gasoline supply dump-to pick up a load. That's a 5-mile run. Williams makes eight round trips a day--SO miles of truck driving. He hauls 55 gallon drums of 100 octane gasoline, carrying IS drums in a full load, on a truck known to GI's as a "6 by C." "That means six wheels on the ground by six wheels driving,' Williams said. "There's driving power in every wheel. It takes all of them six wheels to get up the banks' of a creek I hav% to cross each trip." We came to the creek shortly afterwards. The bridge had been blown. Williams herded .the truck- down a bank, forded the stream and pulled up the other bank. The banks seemed nearly -vertical. Williams had a three-day growth sandy beard. He wore dirty- khakis and a flight cap with the long bill turned up. He turned out to be a farm boy who had been driving a truck for the army three years. · , "I've been telling the guys around here I'm from Muskogee,, but I'm 'really from Stillwell," he said. He swung the truck around at the gasoline dump and backed up cau- itiously to the loading platform. I "Okay, Beaver?" he asked as he stopped. "I okay," said Beaver, grinning handsomely from the back railing. Thunajy Evening, Nov. 1, 1950 UN-Will Issue First World Stamp LAKE SUCCESS, Nov. 2. (U.K-- The United Nations has decided to ssue the first world postage stamp with the expectation of making $217,000 from philatelists during the first year of its post office. The U. N, budget committee instructed Secretary Gen. Trygve ,ie to arrange with the U. S. post office department to p r o c e s s united Nations mail at the new Manhattan headquarters of the world organization. Letters mailed there -will be postmarked "United Nations, N.Y.," with the U. N. paying the -expense of printing the stamps. The U, N. profits, will derive from a separate office to be set up for the sale of stamps for philatelic purposes, but money from stamps sold for mailing privileges will go to the United States. "Boy Oh Boy 11 ,..it's Some Fear Rain Making To Hurt Climate By RICHARD OLSOX Fears that rain making efforts In southeastern Arizona may harm the area's climate and ruin its reputation as a health resort are being expressed by .some Tucson- lans and-allayed by others today as.the date draws near-for a group of ranchers and businessmen in. the area to decide on a proposed rain making project. Opinions are being expressed privately that artificial rain making might alter southeastern Arizona's sunny, dry climate, destroy its value for health seekers and drive tourists to other resort areas. Scheduled for Nov. 11 is a meeting of the group considering the rain project. Articles .of organization and incorporation, are'being prepared. Temporary ..chairman of weather a moist air mass starts to | could have no effect on the actual come in from the west. Normally it might pass over entirely or drop only a small amount of rain. Rainmakers go to work. They "seed" the atmosphere with silver iodide cystals from several ground "generators" burning west of the project progress of the disease., · There may, however, be one disadvantage to rainmaking. The added rain might have the effect caused by increased rains last summer. It might encourage the growth of more desert grasses and plants. the group is Lewis.Douglas, retir- frequently enough, couldn't they ambassador to England. In an effort to .determine the possible effects-of such a -project, the Daily Citizen interviewed -local weathermen ..and members'. 6f the medical profession. Here is what they said: Robert L. King, officer in charge of the U. S. weather bureau -in Tucson, expressed Interest in the proposed project and emphasized that the weather bureau is. completely neutral concerning, its advisability. King -was. asked whether such a project stood much chance of suc- .cess in the,area. . "There's .no arguing that," he said. "We know that a certain amount of success can be expected. The weather bureau has conducted ftudies which show that rain mak- tng has achieved results in other rainmakers change areas." But could the climate? -. King; doubts it. He said southeastern Arizona is a dry area, "has been for thousands of years and will continue to be for more thou sands of, years. ,, Rainmakers^ he- said, can only ·work with atmospheric conditions brought in by nature itself. They can't make-rain if there isn't moisture' in the atmosphere, and by causing that moisture to fall in 'precipitation they are riot 'bringing in any moisture not already there. . . ; .. 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After the Tain the humidity a ground level may go up very slight [y--perhaps eight or 10 hundredths Immediate!}' the dry air mass .su! rounding this localized area start; moving in. In a short time the ah over ihe project area is warm'and dry again. But .if the rainmakers did this at Sears Low PriccsJI s ' J C Beautiful, long wearing Pilgrim I - · ' . . - -5 woven cotton; flannel shirts this Special Purchase Saves You Money ...Look! keep it raining and damp a deal of the time? King's answer No,. Tbere^are only certain, days-and .not too many of them in a given period of time--when there is a chance'fbr rainmakers to ac- .complish anything.' How about barometric pressure? A local physician said changes, in pressure affect the symptoms of persons with arthritis. Would this tampering with the crease their discomfort? . 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