The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 26, 1950
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, APRTI, M, U. S. Expects New Weapons; Atomic Sub Is on Deck Soon ML*fHEVIU.B (ARK.Y COURIER NEWS WASHINGTON, April 26. (AP)— The Army expects «oon to have weapon* that will knock down 12- mile-hlgh warplanes. The Navy Is ready to build an atomic-powered submarine. . And a huge Viking rocket will be launched next month from a chip on th« equator In mid-Pacific to cr^M aloft Instruments for recording Information on the cosmic ray. These striking new developments In the country's campaign of military preparedness were disclosed, one after the other. In quick succession yesterday. Admiral . Forrest P. Sherman, chief of navnl operations, revealed lliat scientists were ready to use atomic power in undersea craft when he asked Congress for authority to build a "U-235 boat." Announced Previously This announcement followed the disclosure last week of a sudden switch In atomic development work, to push the design and building of a ship propulsion unit powered by nuclear energy. T\vo big Industrial contractors, Westlnghouse Electric and General Electric, are working on the project for the atomic en- 'Crgy commission. Sherman gave no hint as to the design of the atomic-sub, estimated to cost $40,000.000, Tn asking for' money to push a $335,000,000 stepped-up construction program, however, he referred to the 0:raft, along with others on htcn the Navy is working, as bens of "fadlcaT'deslgn. 1 -'— • The U-235 boat was given fourth priority among the projects he listed. These included: 250-Ton Sub An undresea vessel that would use |te(lrogen peroxide as a source of ^Syien,' a 250-ton plg-a-back radar picket submarine, a Jarger submersible with a "closed circuit" power plant, a cruiser converted Inuided missile combat vessel, ten additional submarines with the German-developed snorkel breathing ttibe, and a fleet of new-type shallow-draft mine sweepers. Altogether, the Navy chief listed 112 vessels. He told the House Armed Services Committee that the Navy originally intended to wait until 1952 to ask funds for vessels of new types. But, he added, the Navy Is now ready to go ahead if Congress provides the money for the fiscal year beginning next July Sherman First Witness Sherman was the first witness _ the committee began hearings on measure by chairman Vinson (D-Oa) to authorize a $500,000,000 outlay to build 50,000 tons of new shipping and modernize 200,000 tons of ships now operating. ^L" disclosure about the hjgh- i^Bs anti-aircraft weapons'Vas made' by Gen. J. Lawton Collins Army chief.of staff. He said In a radio broadcast that the Army has In advance stages of development new rockets "we are confident" will SAUCER OVER KOKOMO—Earl Baker of Kokomo. Ind., stands In his back yard and points to the spot in the sky when; he says o "flying saucer" hovered for about two minutes at 200 to .300 foot altitude. Baker holds an artist's sketch made from his description of the object, which he said had a conning tower and portholes giving out a bluish light. Radio Workers End 'On Air' Sitdown NEW YORK, April 26. (IP) — Broadcast engineers and radio technicians who singed a brief sit-down demonstration "on the air" Monday made peace with two national networks early today after 32 hours of almost continuous negotiations. The settlement was renounced by Federal Mediator Walter A. Maggiolo. The networks are. the National Broadcasting Company and the American Broadcasting Company. destroy planes above 80,000 feet, and a guided mlwilc which "gives promise" of even greater range and accuracy. This statement came only a few hours after the Navy announced that it is interested in harnessing cosmic rays. Some scientists have estimated that the energy of such rays in outer space may be ten times that released by an atom bomb. What the Navy hopes to do with the rays was not disclosed. It said merely that It was interested in basic research and would launch an Instrument-bearing rocket from a ship in mid-Pacific next month to study the rays. Before' the announcement last Sept. 23 that the Russians had achieved an atomic explosion, Russian diplomats openly claimed their government "had the secret" of the cosmic ray. American scientists expressed doubt that this was true. The union Is the independent National Association of Broadcast Engineers and Technicians. Exact terms of the settlement were not revealed, but Maggiolo snid the terms were satisfactory to both sides. Aside from wages, on e 01 the main points was the engineers' claim for more authority lr> producing radio shows. .Monday's sltdown, which lasted off and on for two hours, blanked out brief portions of several afternoon serial dramas, Including "Stella Dallas" and "Backstage Wife." One NBC television show also was cancelled. The union said merely that Its men were "writing out their grievances." The demonstration ended when both sides ..greed to federal mediation. Other points In today's agreement, covered seniority and union jurisdiction. Maggiolo said the union will recommend to Its membership acceptance of an 18-month contract, effective May 1 and embodying the new terms. The union has about 1,500 members In the two networks' radio and television .«tations . from coast-to- coast. The cheetah, a relative to the leopard used for hunting, is believed to be the fastest-running animal for short distances. Liner Gordon W/7/ Evacuate U.S. Citizens HONG KONG, April 28. («•)—The u. 5. Consulate said today the American President Liner Gen. W. II. Cordon will evacuate between 800 and 1,000 foreigners Saturday from Red China. The Gordon left Okinawa yesterday for Taku Bar, the port of Tientsin. It ls sclleduled ^ arrlve there Friday. The Consulate said the evacuation will bring out about 50 State Department personnel, the last In Communist china, it nlso will cut ui half '[|.e number of foreigners stranded In Shanghai since the Reds won that city last May. An attempt last month to evacuate foreigners Including more than 300 Americans on the Gordon HADACDL TH!N,SICKLY who need this great hearth- smldtng HADACOL formula Most mothers don't realize this! When your child won't eat, is pale sickly, puny, nervous, has an easily upset stomach — It's often due to nutritional deficiencies So start your children on H,H>ACOI. at once iiAUAcoi. supplies deficient sys- '«'"? "'ith extra quantifies of the vltnl B complex vitamins for which daily needs have been established extra iron and helpful amounts of dody- and bone-building calcium and phosphorus. BADACor. Is almost a miracle- working treatment — it Improves appetite, aids digestion and relieves upset stomachs. IIAIJACOL even helps build up red blood cells to course through their little bodies cringing unbelievable new strength and energy. Gains 6 pounds: "My daughter, who is 15 years old, was unable to go to school. She wau very weak had no appetite, and was much under- weight.She tried IIAUACOI, and has now picked up 6 or 7 pounds and eats very well. She's taken IIADA- cul. for only a couple of months."— in " 1 Fortune, Ccilartoion, Georgia Trial size only $1.25 a bottle. Large :imi]y or hospital size lor $3.50 Michigan Uses Kathy Fiscus Act MARSHALL. Mich,, April 26. ffl —Michigan Invoked Us "Knthy Pis- cus" law yesterday. For leaving mi open well on his property Starr Walbcck was ordered in court to pay a fine and costs of $31.00 or go to Jail for 30 days. He also was ordered to cover the well within 2-1 hours. Michigan's legislature passed the law lust year after tlirce-yenr-old Kalhy Plseus fell into nn open well In California and lost her life despite heroic rescue efforts. A male leopard may weigh 100 pounds. ivas blocked by the Communists. U. S. Secretary of stnte Aclicsoii said the effort cost $500,000. Young Lady; 3, Drives Auto to 'Work' in Field PENN VAN, N.V.. April 26. «Patrolman Thomas Quennn was getting ready for work when his wife told him the motor o; his automobile was running. They looked out, saw tho car moving slowly across a Held and chased after it. The driver was their three-year-old daughter, Sheila. Sheila explained: "I'm going to work." Ailitary Smudge Pot Gives Workmen Score ESSEX, Md., April 26. If}— Work- len backed away in a hurry when he cylindrical object they uncovcr- d while excavating for a housing reject started to smoke. Comb! Police were called to keep the urlous away. One of the spectators was MaJ. Allan c. Clark .•/ the Air National luard. He examined it from a dls- Mae West to TV PITTSBURGH, Apll 28. (/P) Buxom Mae West of the stage and screen says she may put her. curves on television. "It will keep dad home at least once n week." she quipped yester- She Is appearing nerc In a revival of her piuy "Diamond 1,11." fj Ha r« Built-in Aerial Super-Power Mahogany Veneer ' inet Matching Console Base Only $34.95 Extra T'i''s the newest triumph of Philco •*- engineering mid design. Yea, a huge 97 sq. in. picture on n 12}^" tube, and yours now in n coiiKolc- stylo cabinet at lowest price in Philcct history, hi up Lo 8 out of JO loculians no aerial of any kind needed ... just . plug in and play. As Low As S 4 50 a Week! Hubbard & Son FURNITUR! Phone 4409 Blytheville Make a Date With a "Rocket 8" For a Ride You'll Never Forget! Drive America's action star! Your Oldsmoliile dealer invites yon to lake tlie wheel of a "Rocket 88" Oldainobilc—to learn first hand wliat every "Rocket" owner already knows! This is llic car lhat's in a class liy itself—in the incredible eagerness of its "Rocket" Engine response—the velvet smoothness of Whirl- away Hydra-Malic Drive*—in its nimble, sure-fooled maneuverability—its all-around driving ease and solid gas savings! Your Oldsmohilc dealer knows nil this, too, ntul he would like nothing heller than to nrr.ingo « "Rockcl" demonstration for you! So sec him today—and don't forget to iisk him nljont the new price rcdnclioiis on oil models! Make a date wilh n "Kockct 8" ... and Uockcl Ahead with Olilamoliilut 'If'/iirttmay Ilyilra-Malic Dritr, nl mlurnl price, notv <qi:i:ai«l on all OlitimiAiile nimlcls. PHONI YOUR NIARIIT. OLDSMOB11I DIALER A GENERAL MOTORS VAlUi HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO. Phone 2056 or visit 309 EAST MAIN == r- »<>»» «" »HI ilST DEAL ?KOM AN AUTH ORIZE D NE W-C AR DEALER! — tance. Then he walked up for » closer look. The "bomb" V 'KI a military smudge pot. 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