The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on June 1, 1965 · Page 8
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,The Atomic Warriors (3) Command Communications Can't Afford Busy Signal By FOSTER DAVIS munications with every SAC OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE.lplane in the world, direct. Neb. -- Unlike the housewife I * * * who c-in try again if she gels al AND EVERY communica- O't» *w " » ' busy sigrml when she calls the grocery store, the Strategic Air Command (SAC) cannot wail for a clear line. It must have instant communications all pnrts of ils apparatus. (Editor's Note: This is the third in a scries ol six articles about the Strategic Air Command of the U. S. Air Force.) Thiy means communications to every SAC base in the United States and communications to every SAC bnse overseas. It means communications with Washington. It means communications with the Ihree giant radars, lo- tions sytem must bo backed up in many different ways. If one telephone hookup is knocked oat then (here must be another o:ie to replace it. If one radio system is jammed then another one must replace it. I Major James Kahl is an Air Force officer who spends his t i m e worrying about things like !his. The SAC people call him an Air Force "staff communicator." He spends his working hours underground in the SAC headquarters at Olfutt Air Force Base. Neb. His job is to monitor continually all SAC communications gear all over the world. When something goes wrong he is sup- em is designed to police itself. Every three seconds nn electric' mpulse flashes through the entire SAC communications sys- :cm. When it reaches an impasse, ivhcrc a line is broken or « lube burned out, a yellow Irou- i ble light flashes back in the I 'communications s t a t u s center," which Major Kahl runs. The Air Force calls him a staff! 8 Tuesday, Juno 1, "65 Delta Democrat-Times cntcd in Alaska, Greenland andiposed to know about it and to Scotland, w.'-,:ch form the Ballis-llake whatever action is necessa- tic Missile Early Warning Sys-lry to correct, it. tern (B.MEWS). It means com- \ The SAC comniunicnlions -- -.-#- * * ' * communicator. Actually, it does-! n't appear that Major Kahl docs too much communicating himself. His job is to sec that everyone else can communicate with everyone else. ONE panel in his glass-enclos-l cl center is a bomb alarm : communications status panel. When he showed the panel to .1 visitor recently, there were sev- Emergency Escape Assuming there was any reason for wanting to come to the surface, this is how the crew members deep in the earth at an Atlas missile site could escape. The handle shown in the picture connects to a "sand valve". When the handle Is pulled four tons of sand cascade down into the crew quarters, leaving a tunnel with a ladder in it for escape. (Staff Photo) The Lighter Side eral hundred green lights on it and three orange ones. "Those orange lights." he ex- S .V S " plained, "rncnn some lines are Mown in the Chicago area." Chicago at the time was having some nasty weather and some of the lines hnd become iced up. Maj. Kahl explained the bomb a l a r m system. "We figure there are 99 target areas in this country," he snid. "Some are metropolitan, some are industrial nnd some are military. In parfi of these areas we have bullet-proof sen ;ors which react to the peculiar light frequency given by a nuclear explosion. There are Ihree sensors in each target area." "Furthermore," he went on, 'cadi censor has a different circuit which comes to this room by n different route." THE idea it lhat SAC will ive an exact picture of just hat areas of the United States ive been hit with atomic weap- ns, should war develop. All the lime his visitor was lere, Major Kahl ran n scries communications checks. He eked up a yellow telephone nd was suddenly speaking with a 52 bomber flying somewhere vcr Alaska. Then he checked he circuits to each of the three Sallistic Missile Early Warning lites in Alaska, Greenland and Scotland. There are, he explained, ovei dozen ways of communicating with each of the various SAC units. SAC figures it can ride out a: initial nuclear attack -- whic! it is prepared to do -- and sti have the communications one firepower necessary to devas- ate the enemy. By Dick West, READING PAYED OFF WINDSOR, Vt. (UPp WASHINGTON (UPI) _ For all of my ever-loving, blue-eyed, her dressing table. All she wants - Da vid L. Hackey, 22, read himse to know is "What the specific for her." out of prison. married life I have been won- product will do dering what in the world was in "Basically, we a r e that gloop my wife spreads 'hope,' " they explained. over her face at bedtime. Now Should the committee fail to I know. Iheed their plea, I recommend Chemically, it is composed of,(hat they organize a demonstra- They could call it a 'smear-on." And for a theme song. I sug- jcst something on the order of hydrated complex colloidal mag-'[ion. nesium aluminum silicate, sodium carboxy methyl cellulose. polyvinyl pyrllirlone KGO, methyl and pro- parahydrox benzoate other things. But the main ingredient "hope." My (hanks for this vital bit of intelligence goes to a squad ol indignant ladies from the cos metics industry who appeared before the Senate Commcrcej Committee this week demand-1 ing certain rights on behalf of' all womankind. * * * THEY were in a high dudgeon. That's for sure. They may even have had blood in their eyes, but I couldn't tell about that. Too much mascara. Anyway, there was no uncertainty about their opposition to a provision in the "truth in packaging" bill that they claimed wrald tend to standardize the si/e and shape of cosmetic containers. This, they protested, would deprive their sex of a basic freedom--freedom to buy creams, lotions, oils, unguents, powders, fragrances and various other poultices in t h e bottle. Jar, spreader, duster or spray-on applicator of their choice. "If she wants her eye rhadow in a replica of the Grecian urn, let her have it!" one of them dramatically declaimed. "Women do not want cold cream packaged in mustard jars," another daintily demurred. We Shall Overcome." It could be titled "We Shall Cover It Serving a two-to three-yea sentence for driving a car wit! selling out the owner's consent, Had ey was assigned to work in tl prison library. There he be fjan studying law books learned thnt the maximum ally for his offense was on year. A judge ordered him release last week end already served the law allows. He began his term in September, 1963. because he had more time than " TO standardize packaging: would he as catastrophic as to| standardize women,'* a third drastically declared. Women don't want the labels on the bottles cluttered up with a lot of technical nomenclature setting forthj the ingredients of the potionsl contained therein. "Ifydraled complex colloidal magnesium aluminum silicate." and nil that jazz means 'nothing (o a lady when she sits down at Delta Air Lines TO CHICAGO DETROIT-ST. LOUIS INDIANAPOLIS ftr Risirvi thai Cill Soulfiin Alnfiyi Honor Graduates Graduating with special honors at the commencement exercises of Cleveland High School Monday night in the Walter Sillers Coliseum were: left to right, at top, Andrew Grcganli, second row, Bill Crutcher and Bill Franklin; and bottom John H. Milam and Sam Meredith. (Staff Photo hy Du!f Stephens) FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANIES Synopsis of the Annual Statement of American Home Assurance Company Home Office 102 Maiden Lane, New York 10005 In the State of New York on the Hist day of December 1964 made to the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of Mississippi ASSETS .. $18,429,720.99 .. 30,044,497.68 Bonds Stocks Mortgage Loans on Real Estate 0 Real Estate Owned 66,409.32 Casii and Bank Deposits 4,240,372.34 Agents Balances or Uncollected Premiums 5,257,843.62 Other Assets 5,506,499.53 TOTAL ASSETS $63,545,343.48 LIABILITIES, SURPLUS AND OTHER FUNDS Reserve for Losses . . . . $11,465,678.98 Reserve for Loss Adjustment Expenses 950,762.27 Reserve for Unearned Premiums 12,890,079.31 Reserve for Taxes . . . . 645,058.45 All Other Liabilities .. 11,653,681.78 TOTAL LIABILITIES $37,605,260.79 Special Surplus Funds. ... 0 Capital Paid Up or Statutory Deposit .. 1,945,917.50 Unassigned Funds (Surplus) 23,994,165.19 Surplus as Regards Policyholders $25,940,082.69 TOTAL {Line 28, Page 3) $63,545,343.48 TOTAL INCREASE IN LEDGER ASSETS (Line 8, Page 12) $31,119,757.00 TOTAL DECREASE IN LKDGER ASSETS (Line 19, Page 12) $21,798,488.44 PRESIDENT SECRETARY M. R. Greenberg Max Debrovner General Agent for Service--Insurance Commissioner of Mississippi INSURANCE DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI I, Walter Dell Davis, Commissioner of Insurance, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct abstract of the statement of the above named company filed with this Department, showing the condition of said company on the 31st day of December 1364. Walter Dell Davis Commissioner of Insurance I DON'T R6M.lV CARE MUCH ABOUT 6CW6TOCAMP...I'M AFRAID I'LL 6ET LONESCWE IM AFRAID THAT MEN I'M MILES AliJAY FROM HOME.IU START TO M66 MY FRIENDS SROWtfiP WM Of^ AN* H6AW ON HW «·· NOW GOT A FREE KAN6OV6S. THEN HE WIST HAVE TOUMO IT, ' ·YOU BUNGLER, AKD COT RID OK IT, BECAUSE THE POUCE , FO'JW NOTHING/ SAWVER'S MAPE F0015 OF US.' WE'VE TRIED ID DISCREDIT HW TWICE AND rAll-EP. THE TIME HAS COME FOR PRflSTK AaiOM. MARRIAGE IS OFF.'.' I GIVE ~jOU EACH LI'L ORPHASJ ANTELOPE'. CAN I USE CHICAGO DURING INDIAN SUMMER? USE UM ALL VEAR!.' 1 STAV HOME ANDEWdOT DEED.'.' FOR MAN MY AGE/THIS, BETTER THAN REAL SQUAW. r IT NEVER GET WRINKLED AND NEVERTALK BACK.'i' I r T i r i~ ' -i T.alfu.1 i I FSA1ALE,60 INTO THE NEXT RCOA1- I SHALL EXAMINE All55 (JUNE.' B MINUTES LATER.. .V!/VVHEN COLONEL^ *---· JCANyoN ARRIVES j! V - S ^J trtlWLM 1 ! rtMClVt FEMALE, V YOU WILL KOT -I 5HALU BE V'OU MAV AOAIN TOUCH HIPPED IN THE RETURN;, AMSS RUHS U.STIL , BEPROCW.' sue DEPARTS K THE RSCEPTONJ THE SKI RESORT'S JU5T " ^\OkW--FOLlOY/ BEIOW, FtASH/ AND THERE'S ) ME DOWH, THE BUS, JUST A.RRIVIK FROM THE A'RPCRT' YOU HAVE PONE WELL, CWJ7ADE VOUK. IKML COU1D NEVEf? HAVE BEE FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANIES Synopsis of the Annual Statement of American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Company Home Office 111 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago in the State of Illinois on the 31st day of December 1964 made to the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of Mississippi ASSETS r PESMONP, PACK A COUPLE ' Of- BASS FOR YOU A-iPfOR «E AH9 TAKE THEM TO MISS fa PLACE AT NINE . TONISHT. /DESMOfi't? WILL BE 1 1M FKST SUiNEA PIG. ANP NOW A ' VISIT TO THE PROMOTION DEPARTMENT. Bonds Stocks Mortgage Loans on Real Estate Real Estate Owned Cash and Bank Deposits . . . Agents Balances or Uncollccted Premiums Oilier Assets TOTAL ASSETS $15,342,933.16 7,532,891.10 335,020.56 1,989,285.93 390,212.85 $25,590,343.06 LIABILITIES, SURPLUS AND OTHER FUNDS Reserve for Losses §6,136,919.00 Reserve for Loss Adjustment Expenses 816,200.00 Reserve for Unearned Premiums 6,445,017.11 Reserve for Taxes 253,500.00 All Other Liabilities .. 546,062.74 TOTAL LIABILITIES $14,197,698.85 Special Surplus Funds $ 225,003.58 Capital Paid Up or Statutory Deposit .. 1,500,000.00 Unassigned Funds (Surplus) 9,667,641.23 Surplus as Regards Policyholders $11,392,644 il TOTAL (Line 28, Page 3) $25,590,343 66 TOTAL INCREASE IN LEDGER ASSETS (Line 8, Page 12) $11,573,101,97 TOTAL DECREASE IN LEDGER ASSETS (Line 19. Page 12) $11,081,111.39 PRESIDENT SECRETARY Roy C. McCullough C. J. Toren General Agent for Service--Insurance Commissioner of Mississippi INSURANCE DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI I, Walter Dell Davis, Commissioner of Insurance, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct abstract of the statement of the above named company filed with this Department, showing the. condition of said company on the 31st day of December 1964. , Walter Dell Davis Commissioner of Insurance IBILLIONS OF DOLLARS, PLUS AN ARMVAND NAW? THAT 5 THE OLD-FASHIONEDWy. DIET SMITH SAYS ROCKETS ARE MERELY DIVERSIONARV AND WILL. PHASE OUT WHEN THE ATOM-POWERED MAGNETIC I VEHICLEJS ANNOUNCED. THE AUTOMATIC POLE-REVERSER BRAKE IS TAKING OVER. HEARING THE MOON ITS 'NEW MOON" ON EARTHl THAT MEANS NO MOON-1 LIGHT. BUT ON THE ! MOON IT% FULL-EARTH j LIGHT.

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