The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 26, 1949
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' WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1949 ILYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS •PAGE Coming of the B-36 Fed Fuel To Fire of Army-Navy Fight (Editor's note: .This Is the third* of a' series of articles of summing up'and'analyzing the aimed services controversy.) By Douglas B. Cornell WASHINGTON, Oct. ~26— V?)— Is the B-36 bomber » "billion dollar blunder" or the world's-"gest long range bomber?" < ' The Navy says blunder; the Air Force says best. Which Is ..right? \ The House Armed Services Com- Snlttee didn't get the answer in weeks of hearings on' the B-36 and the quabbllng among the serlvces over defense policies. While we're waiting, lei's take V look at the plane and its per- •'formance and then listen to some 'pi the arguments for and against 'i from the record of the committee tigs. You'll get an idea of your congressman is up a- sainst in making up his mind. ' The B-36 measures more than 'two-thirds ol a block across the •'wings—230 feet- It is more tliai •half a block long—165 feet, It Is as tall as a four or five story office building. • It has six pusher engines. They develop 3,500 horsepower apiece for the tskcoff. Four Jet engines can be cut in for any emergency. '• The Air Rircemakcs these claims •for the B-36: It has flown more than 10,000 -miles on a mock mission, dropping .10,000 pounds of bombs at about the halfway mark. H has carried two 42,000 pound bombs to a "target" and dropped them from 35,000 and 40,000 feet. Set Kl'corit A B-30 without Jets has done more than 400 miles an hour at 35,000 feet and at combat weight One without jets has readied ..47.CGO feet and one o! the Jets set 'a secret new mark last July- Salon Urges Ike To Widen Scope Of Conference WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. (/Pi — Senator O'Mahoney t.D-Wyo> today urged Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower tc broaden the scope of a proposed conference on the nation's social and economic welfare. Eisenhower, president of Columbia University, suggested that leaders in various fields meet with the iacultles or great educational Institutions to draw a dividing line between the responsibilities ot gov- ernment.and those of. Individuals. He told the New York Herald Tri- uune forum earlier this week: "The task Is to promote social and economic welfare without Jeopardy to individual freetiom and right." Eisenhower called attention to the coal and steel strikes and sale these Indiist^ries are shut down "because a few men cannot see eye-to- eve on specific items of employe and employer responsibility." Then he added: • : • "If they—of undoubted loyalty to America—can dare calamity t» their failure to agree on a far more simple decision, how can the plain citizen determine the .dividing line Ltlwcen -his own and the government's responsibilities?" Told He Was Going to be Blind, Londoner Leaps to His Death LONDON, Oct. 26. OP)—The lion-, lor the Derby. orablc Pjtcr Bcaily. sou cf a famed Betty's 18th century house-not admiral and grandson of Chicago sU .| cll a „ allhoug| u , fc nerchant prince Marshall Field, Sr.,! as BUJ ,,_, „ *>\ " K »™ plunged to his death today from j vi ,| a . n fol , nc ,'| y was „„„",, " b 'y Rothernicre, one of Britain's a sixlh Iloor window in the fash-j ionable Ulta Hotel .. • , [ He liad jusl been told he was BOlng totally blind. The 30-year-old race horse owner "less baions. Hard wood manes better coals SHE WON'T TALK—Mrs. Gloria Davis (left), her arm still in a cast, embraces her husband, Robert, after her contempt sentence lor refusing to testify against him was suspended in Gardeiva, Calif. He laces trial on charges of assault with intent to murder as a result of Mrs. | Davis being shot eight times during a quarrel a month ago. Tliev say Natural Gets Pipe Line Explodes in Oklahoma CHICKASHA, Oklft., Oct. 26. M'j— A natural gas line exploded eight miles north of here yesterday i» a farm district. No injuries or deaths were reported. Dirt roads, turned boggy by two days of rains, prevented automobiles from going to the scene. The Consolidated Gas Co. here reported the line that exploded belonged to the Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. Consolidated'said it had .sent crews to the scene. SKY tell to the ground at the rear of, f ° r " campflre thnn soft wood. !he Ritz. which is in Piccadilly, In the center of London. I Beatty, a handsome, wealthy arls-! tocrat and friend of Aly Khan and Rila Hayvvorlh, WBS born with a ser- icus eye affliction. He" spent thousands of dollars for operations both here and in America.- Recently a specialist iold him his dim slyht was falling and lie must face the fnct :t soon would be gone entirely. "I am going lip to the sixth floor to see a friend," lie was miotcrl as telling his valet in the hotel lobby tills morning. He went up In the elevator, and apparently was not seen alive again. Tall and dark, Bentty had been I described as one of England's most SAW Mrvrnrir irirrvn Tinr 'legible bachelors. He was a brother ijM^r^nd^SVabanl-.^^.BeaUy and a son of the Negro Deaths Roosevelt Underwood Services Tomorrow Services for Roosevelt, Underwood of O.sceola will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Grove Chapel Church In Camden, Ark., by Rev. Dale, the pastor. Underwood, who was 31, died Friday In Qsceola. Burial will be In Camden Cemetery. Home Funeral Horns of Blythevlllo Ls In charge. DRIVE-IN THEATER LAST TJME TONITE Uox'OfClcc Open* a.1 «:30 Shnw Starts T:M Miles North of Hlytheville "'A B-36 has down ftbove 40.000 fect- Now for the pros and cons; \" ' Secretary of Air Symington says: ;".A B-36, with an A-bomb, can " tnke off from this continent and ' destroy distant objective.^ ulitch might require ground armies years to take—and then only at the -expense of heavy casu'lties." -•-' Fleet Admiral William *-'. Halsey: e bombing of cities and ni- tries is essentially a siege opera-. .. . . . Siege operations ne~ver succeed against an enemy while _£hat enemy possessed troops in the Afield \vhcih could attack /the he" sieging forces . , - Nowhere In history has such a method of warfare been" successful." Termed Vulnerable Admiral Arthur W. Radford, commander of the Pacific Fleet: - "The unescorted B-36 is -unacceptably vulnerable. The B-36 cannot h it prec ision targe ts from ve ry high altitudes umier battle conditions. The B-36 - - . is a bad gamble with national security . . . defensively and- inadequate offens- nine hours tllcv sli| l [ ovc each other. IAP Wirephoto). St. Lours Blues ST. L'OUIS, Oct. 26. ;— Police r.r, Mrs. Eva Mne Nichols, 2-i, and Kenneth P. Conklln. 44. The girl told police Conklin shot her mother: and then himself "and they both' .,... ,.„„,.,„ ., fell down and went- to sleep." Police «•' '""„,, said both had been shot with gun lic went lo lhl found 'near Conkliti's body and had Seen dead about.'12' hours when ,,n e Beatty's sight was so poor that his mannservant Imd to hcl|) him whcr- uvcr he walked. For vears he hnd unnbic to see his horses run. . e tracks and hnd his manager describe the races to him, His horse Bois Roiisscl won the JudVs^nrrc'siiltcd in dLc^r , » lc ^X!ccc'S "' ^ ™ of tragedy. (A P Wirephoto). "'^ £*£, '^Ttt. Hayworlh fighter with proper armament that £• • I A * J can carry a big search radar and) rlnGIlCIQ! Aid operate at such altitudes. We haven't that night lighter and neither has anyone else." Gen. Uoyt S. vandenberg. Air Forces chief of staff: "... 1 have arrived at the clear conclusion that (strategic bombers) can do their For Pharmacy School is Halted LITTLE HOCK. Oct. 26. assistance (AP) — lor the were on the lookout today for what they believed -was RII organ gang that is flooding Ihc'cily and East St. Louts with bogus $10 and S20 bills.' Secret service Agents said several hundred dollars worth of the counterfeit bills wcic turned in yesterday by viclirps, most of them small merchants^ job. As the professional military > only school of pharmacy in Ark- ively . a biUiou dollar blunder, "Symington : "The total cost of the B-36, program "will, be .considerably [less than one billion' dollars . . !.. For ! the relatively little money required, the ability to fig lit from our own shores at the start of any war should not be looked on with* contempt." ... , . . Gen. George C. Kenney. commander of Air University, Montgomery, Ala-: "The T^-36 at night, doing radar bombing from 40.00D or more feet altitude, is perfectly safe from interception until some- head of the united States Air Forces I so assure, the country and so declare to the world—this , . . is not complacency." Gen. Omar N. Bradley, chairman of the policy-making join chiefs, of staff: "The B-36 is the best bomber available for production thai is capable of carrying out certain required missions ill case of emergency." Fleet Admiral Chester W- Nhn- i!z: "Is the long-range, intercontinental, horizontal, high altitude bomber an efficient weapon of warfare? I cannot answer . . . Nor rip 1 believe anyone else can answer iif sh'ort ,'of its test in war . There can be no doubt that the atom bomb is the most terrible weapon' of great destruction ever conceived but still that does not make-at, an efficient weapon of war. It. cannot be pinpointed." : -That's"'.'this testimony. You can be "your own judge. one develops an all-weather night buried outdoors. Winter radishes may be storec .just as turnips, but they do not keep as well, That is. they can be put'in .a" coll vegetable cellar or has hit a legal snug. Pulaski chancellor Frank Dodge yesterday ordered that such assistance be discontinued pending a Su-. prerae Court ruling on its constitutionality. The assistance—550,000 a year— for the school of pharmacy at the College cf the- Ozarks, Clarkxville. vas provided by the 1949 legisla- .ure. The college is supported by the Presbyterian Church, A taxpayer's suit brought against the legislative act by P. B. Gare^t, Little Rock, contends that the Arkansas Constitution - prohibits state aid to denominational institutions. Judge Dodge held there is "sufficient doubt" in the matter, and commented: V "The principal is very bad. The first thing you know'you will have other denominational schools seeking suite support." President Fred A. Walker of the College ot the Ozarks testified that there are no religious requirements made of pharmaceutical students. Easy Reunion SCRANTON," PH., Oct. 26. (rt' The Patrick Naughton family could &!most hold a reunion without leaving the Mid-Valley Hospital at near- bj-Peckville. On Monday, Naughton's three sons — Joseph, Patrick arid . John — were admitted to the hospital for tonsincctornics. Utter in the day, their, mother was taken to the same hospital and presented the boys with a brand new sister. P. S.: Mr. Naughton is doing fine -at home. -;. Marriage Licenses .The following couples have obtained ;marriage licenses at the of- llce br.MLss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk:. : ; . David H. Hirsch and Mrs. Virginia F. Stewart of Pickford, 111. Gvaden Wlllijmv. Green of Hoxle and Miss Bessie Knowlton of Mali iIn.' •'. .•.••• P. J, SalatUj.aiiiTMi-rs Tva Claire Sparks.both of Portagevillc, Mo. . J. .J. Davis and. Miss Betty Lou Jones, both of R/bseland. : Edward Nails and Miss Flossie Ferrel, both of Hayll. The Old 1r«d of Cattle Holstein-Frlcslan breed of cattle • has .been selected for dairy qualities for - about 2000 years, according- to the Encyclopedia Bri- taniilca. - : . f were gticsts at his luxurious home, Mcrcworth Castle, near Mutdstone, last June, Aly and Rita came here RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. BARBARA STANWYCK VAN HEFLIN CHARLES COBURN Thursday and Friday Wednesday & Thursday "SKY LINER" with Richard Travis and Pamela Blake News & Short Short courses In agriculture are- conducted by many universities and olleges arimialry. . The piccolo Is the highest'pitched of all musical instruments. makes a/I ' your cook/aa yourhesfcooirinp MA vtGHAeu 1 First Showing in Biylheville Coming • Sun.-Mon.-Tues. &™<3rG*Ble &3Hl%3 CUURQMM NEW Kux Opens Utfk nay* 7:00 p.m. LMutinee Saturday & Sunday* Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. ConL Sbowlnc Manila, Ark. Shows EVERX NlUlir . Wednesday & Thursday "YELLOW SKY" with Gregory Peck . and Anne Baxter Also Shorts ^ Raise my telephone rates?... Why? !"•& .y for the same reason you've had to raise your prices,.Mr. Russo ; \ "Costs of giving good telephone service hav» gone up just like the cosls of giving your customers a haircut or shave." • MR. R: But I don't have a lot more business lite tin telephone company has. "Suppose you did get a lot more customers, Mr. Kusso. You'd have to enlarge your shop, fnsfall more plumbing, buy more chairs and more tools," MR. R: That's right. And that would cost as much today as it ilid to equip my whole sliop before the war. "So, even if you doubled your business, wouldn't you still have to raise your prices?" i I R. R: Yes, I guess I would. "Well, our month-to-month expenses, like yours, have beengoing up—a lot faster than our revenues "Then, we've had to enlarge our telephons 'plant' at postwar costs to take care of all th» new customers who demanded service. 'Today our earnings are at a lower rate than in the depths of the depression. 'To give the people of Arkansas good, progressive telephone service, we must get our earnings back to a normal level. And to do that, we need higher rates-nowl" SOUIHWfSKRN ffiL TfUFHONl COMPANY Admission 50c — Children Free FIRST SHOWING BLYTHtyiLLE RENDEZVOUS FOR STOLEN ROMANCE... In th« sullry thodows ol ALGIERS! T.afcsf World News Color Carlooii • Football Reel BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY Alt WHITE THEATRE \Vcd.-Tluus.« 2 Rig Hits Open fi :30 Also Atlttod "Howling •Fever* Football Keel

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