The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 18, 1949
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•FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1949 A-Bomb Could Demolish Capital Experts Point Out What Could Happen In an Atomic War WASHINGTON, Nov. 17—(/T)—A single, wcl-placcd atom bomb could smash the • heart of the nation's capital, Hie experts believe. Every bluldlng within a half mile radius of & bomb burst would be damaged and made unusuable. Fires would sweep an area of many square miles. This picture of wnat might happen is drawn in a report prepared by the stafr of the Atomic Energy Commission. It Is the first government study or the probable effects of'an atom bomb explosion over |dii American city. Y '.'A posible answer, the report says, would be the creation or an adequate radar ' warning system and bomb-proor shelters. That would help keep down casualties. To minimize destruction, the report, suggests dispersing government buildings within the city and Its outskirts, it advises spreading departments at least two • miles apart. These estimates are based on the assumption that the old-type bomb, similar to those dropped on Japan during the war, would be used. Newer, more powerful bombs now available presumably would cause far more damage. The report, first described In a copyright article by the Washington post and later confirmed by the AEC, was given 'to the National Security Council oil Nov. 4. The council Js the nation's top defense agency composed or heads of departments and reporting to the president. The council circulated copies of (he report to the departments and important agencies. BLYTHEVILLE fARK.) COURIER NRW8 Polio Cases Continue On Downgrade in State LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 18— (IP}~ The State Health Department said yesterday that polio continues on the downgrade in Arkansas. k . Five cases have been reported so ipar this week for R total of 936 this year. There were eight cases last week . The latest Health Department total shows that 46 persons have died of the disease In Arkansa; this year. One Shot — Two Deer JUNIPER, N.B., Nov. 18. CAP) Two deer with one shot was the record set yesterday by John Davis of FJorenceville, N.B.. The Canadian's bullet crashed through the neck of one deer and downed another standing beside it. IT COMES OUT HERE—Put the "Brannan Plan" for farm price supports on canvas and it looks like the horn 'of "plenty. At least It does for Secretary of Agriculture Charles P. Brannan, who painted this picture and contributed it to the second annual exhibit of paintings by famous amateurs in New York. Title of the picture is "The Brannan Plan." Family Has Duet At Home Each Hour MARGATE, N. J., Nov. 18. <AP> — Time is cuckoo the;e days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edison Hedges. Their daughter, Clarissa, recently brought a cuckoo clock from Swit- Kiid. The Hedges' pet parrot, "Joey" was fascinated by the cuckoo in the clock. Joey learned to out-cuckoo the clock. ,He usually adds a few licks of his own to those of the cuckoo. .Frequently now, when the Hedges sit down for dinner it appears to be 15 o'clock—joey time, of course. Soil Erosion Checked By Subsurface Plows LUBBOCK, Tex.—(.T)— Ploughs that work only underneath the surface are advocated to stop soil erosion by Dr. A. W. Young, head ot the plant industry department of Texas Technological College. These plows have chisel noses and underground blades to cut the subsoil on each side. -They leave In place the stubble of previous crops. Every bit of stubble or any other crop residue left with its roots !n a field, Says Dr. Young, is both a natural wind break and a water dam. The stubble binds the top soil from blowing away as dust, and from eroding in water. The stnbbl also furnishes little pipes down which rain water penetrates Into the soil, instead of mostly running off on the surface. As the stubble decomposes, it furnishes a sort nf binding cement to hold soil particles more firmly in place. Newport Shoe Factory Is Honored by Legion NEWPORT, Ark., Nov. 18. (AP.) — The Trimfoot Shoe Co. of Newport las received a special award from he Arkansas Department of the American Legion. The award, presented in coremo- ies, was given for the company's Kord m employment of trie physically handicapped. Lee Ward of Paragould, department commandei nd. member of Governor MeMath's loninilltee on Arkansas Employ the Handicapped week, made the presentation to Curtis Hubbell, plant msiness manager. Hubbell said over five per cen if the workers employed by the firm are physically handicapped. put the skids under the price of pork chops! In England it's the Chemist Shop In France It's the Apothecary Shop In Blyrheville It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE •ri^ww **iwrvc For Expert Prescription Service NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474 /AGE SEVEN Legion's Commander Gives Answer To Young Jewish Boy's Question LYNN, Mass., Nov. 17. W-"Yaiir experience provides the answer." That was the American Legion's •cply — spoken kindly through Its commander — to 11-ycar-olrt Laurence Goldstein's heart-toui'hln;! question: "Why dlri my daddy die?" llic puzled lll'.le Jewish fellow put the query to his mother after lie had been attacked by a group of older boys who called him "Jew." spat on him and berft and kicked him Into the glitter. Laurence 'couldn't understand wl.y he should be so trcaied when his father died a war hero while serving with (he 4Ist Armored Infantry, ecoml Armored Division. Neither could his mother, Mrs E. Sylvia Goldstein. She pleaded with the world Wednesday, through Inc. Lynn item, to give her the answer to the boy's question, Commander Gnorse H, Craig Riu'c his answer in Indianapolis Wednesday: "You have been [he vie tin' of an isolated instance of hatred." he said. Your experience, provides the answer why your duddy died. He could against Injustice—like his father- when he was attacked. He "stuck It out" flgainst his assailants until he was pummelcd'Into the gutter Women Paid for Hen Taken 30 Years Ago INDEPENDENCE, Kas., NOV. 18 — liVi— Miss Malicl Thomas, former restaurant operator nere, received a letter containing 50 cents. Postmarked at lola, tile letter read: "About 30 years ago i killed a eliickeji ivlilc'li belonged to you. Now I am 'a very old lady. Soon I v.ill be in ulory but I must make this right. I'm sorry but I was hungry. Please lake this 50 cents. It is all I have." The note was signed, "One of God's Children." The surprised Miss Thomas said she had not been aware of the loss of :lhe chicken. mass not stand by and condone mistreatment of human beings. 'There were evil/men who trine! to enslave all the free people In the world. Your father went to wai Ic prevent the wholesale destruction' of human rights and freedom. "All trie American.'!, whether Catholics, protcstants. or Jews fought to re-establish International law so such outrages should not go unpunished. 1 Becase such brave men as your father died. America today remains tree and our minorities protected." The commander told Laurence "the law. and public opinion are on your side and that of every m'uority in our laud who can always get relief from oppression." And to prove that there's truth in those statements, the police and the local lodge of B'nni B'rlth are trying to track down the hoodlums. Young Laurence made a strike They Learn to Handle Hardware Young in Texas AUSTIN, Tex,., Nov. 18. W)—They lenin their sliootin' young In Texas. James Dudley Morse, aged four, h:is a foiir point buck to prove it. He broke the deer's neck Wednesday with a .22 ride shot on a ranch near Llano. His father, E. Emmett Morse, used to be speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. State Police Claiming Majority of Speed Trap Complaints Hot Justified LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 18. W'y—The Arkansas Democrat said yesterday mere are "strong Indications" a Slate Police report will say "speed trap" charges made recently are unjustified. The American Automobile Asso- -lation forwarded to Governor McMath charges made by tourists that they had been victims of "speed traps" in Arkansas, principally ilong Highway 67. Most of the cities named have denied ihc charges. Governor Mc- IIEI.D—John A. Harding (above). 67-year-old building material salesman of Toledo, Ohio, is shown after Police Officer Walter O'Dell said Harding confessed the hammer slaying in Toledo of his w'i'fc and mother- in-law lie was arrested fit Grossc Point Woods, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, at the home of a daughter. <AP Wirephoto). The lowest temperature recorded on earth was DO degrees below zero on Feb. 5 nnd 7, 1802, at Verkhoy- 'ausk, Siberia, U.S. Weather Bureau. SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway • Phone 2651 Math ordered the SUtt Kttct to Investigate and Is «p«ct*J to Ivut a statement on the m*U*r Situr* day. ., - ~ The paper cjuottd SUU ftltti Director Herman LJnduy u btvlax told a committee o! the cowper'f safety conference th»t "o«r tnr*^ tigailon of these alleges sp**4 tnyt revealed ihat while ther* *re ten* complaint.'; that may b« juttiiitit. the majority of them v* n»t» , The highest t«mpermtui» r*e»nitd on earth was 136 degrees F it Azlzln. Libya, North Aftie», on Sept 13, 1022, according to tht U* Weather Bureau. ' DONT SHOOT, PLEASE WHEN THIS HAPPENS... A STRAY SHOT MAY BREAK A WIRE AND INTERRUPT WJIMPORTANT -a TELEPHONE CALL THAT? WHY WE ASK HUNTERS ^T TO SHOOT AT BIRDS ON TELEPHONE WIRES OR POLK THANK YOU.. ^^ Look of the Record! 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