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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AN n cnrv.u^o., ^o,-,,,,,, *** * "^^ • f " f *^ ' ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUIU VOLUME 'XXXVII—NO. 258. Blytheville Daily News Blytheville Courier BlytheviUe Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, -ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 10-11 Sharp Clashes Mark Committee Hearing On Aid To Britain Measure ,\VASmNGTONT~j7n 1C <UP)-~ Secretary of War Henry L Stim• s ? n - envisioning possible 'air inva- •^on of the trniied States if the British Meet Ls defeated, declared oclay that the national "problem to me Ls not so much keeping America out of the war n.s keeping war out of America." SUmson teslitled in support of ' nit- administration's aid to Bri- lajn bill" before the foreign affairs committee. The hearings ended abruptly for the day with » heated argument between Chairman Sol Bloom and Representative Hamilton Pish, Republican New York, about Fish's action in inviting witnesses. An executive session was called for this afternoon to straighten cut future procedure. Stinwon clashed with Fish at several points in his testimony. Other developments bearing * on controversy about the bill; 1. Former President Hoover asked that the committee reassure an "apprehensive and confused public by defining immediately the powers that the bill would confer' , on President Roosevelt/' 2 Joseph P. Kennedy announced that he would "for once speak my mind" and emphasized "staying out of war" in a national radio address Saturday night at 6-30 o'clock, central standard time. He made the announcement after an unexpected • and long talk with Mr. Roosevelt. 3. Senator Ellender, (Dem., La.), introduced an amendment to provide that whatever the bill's final disposition may be no American soldier .or sailor could be sent out of the United States, its territories or possessions. 4. Treasury officials said virtually nothing is left of the twoi billion dollars which Britain placed into the international monetary pool, with the United States and France-in 1936 to stabilize'-world currency:--This was cited in support ' of vs«cretary Morgenthau'S conclusion that Britain must have aid. Bombs Blast "Leaning Church" SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS', Last Rites For Wreck Victim Will Be Held At His Home Here Important German Naval Base Feels Force Of RAF "Blitzkreig" Attack; l British Admit Loss Of Big Cruiser " " —*—•{• , t __ ^** . • ' - . f\ i i »* **. ^ ••• ft * - - . _ I A\t rvi M t'i, .1 i /• / i i nv '*' '••" -•' •• DILL IS Historic Westminster Cathedral, London's principal Roman at left, above, which is said to lean six feet out of Deroendicular. Job Changes In Lower Brackets Will.Be Slow LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 16. (UP)— Governor Homer M. Adkins said pcintments he was requesting those put in charge to make only 'a few changes in the lower paying* jobs for the time being. "Our chief concern at present is to work with the legislature." Adkins said. "The .changing of personnel in the smaller paying positions will be made only a few at a time and none between pay days." . Bill Would Restrict Office Terms LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 16. (UP)— A concurrent resolution calling for a constitutional amendment "•to . set the- J terms for public, -officers' ' ''was introduced in the house of representatives today by Henry B. Young;, of Marion county. The proposed amendment would allow public officers to serve a Station; Believed Same Funeral services will be-.held ui; 1:30 p.m. Friday for Hugh.P. Hurbert, .sr., well-known. Blyllievillt; automobilo equipment agency ijead killed instantly in vuv autoihqbll crash south of Blytheville on way (51 early Wednesday Rev. E. B. Williams. First odist church pastor, und Gekryv W. PritterKon, Christian rhurch minister, will conduct f»er- vice.s fn>m the home, 1010 HjMly. Interment will be ai liayti. Mo., under direction of Cabb Puhern) Home. I Active pall-bearers include WJ A. Afflick. C. V. Sebaugh; ''Mtyer Graber. James Dales, Vern Miller, Edgar Borum. W. T. Barnelt nntl Horace Walpole. - ! Honorary pull-bearers will be: B. A. Lynch, J. A. Leech, George Lee, JefT Rogers, Clarence Wilson,? C. G. Smith. R. A. Koonce. V.i G. Holland. Harry Brown, Ed Blomeyer. A. G. Hall, John. F. Reinmiller, Hale Jackson. J. p. Friend. F. L. Engler. James B. Clark. Ernest Halsell, Russell Farr and Rbb- ert Grimes. ; . Survivors include Mrs. Herbert; one son. Hugh. jr.. student at bo- piah-Lincoln junior college, - Wesson, Miss.; a .sister. Mrs. Harry Wharfl'. Pontiac, Mich., and two aunts, Mrs. Fred Morgan "and Mrs. . S. Ravesstein. both of Hayti. Harbert was born nt Hayti: in 1897 and lived there before going to i Texas and Oklahoma a number cf years ago to engage in the real estate business. ] He returned to this section five years ago and opened a general mercantile store on Main street in Blytheville. Two years ago he became associated with Ozburn-Abston automobile equipment company as agency head for this territory. . • ' .Harbert was en route to Memphis on business at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday' when his automobile collided with one driven by Dorothy "Me••Murtry. 20-year-old Kress' -Iftcployertthree miles', Soxitla.-o iheville on Highway Gl : 'as the girl TTAVTT . Trt . _ „ - - and her brother, Milton, 15. drove HAYTI, .Mo., Jan. 16.—Police of nntn thn ,,,•„,„„„„ r .. '•>,.< but a second term could not be Arkansas and Missouri sought cwo negroes today after they held up Edward. Hampton, 20-year-old at- Gwin's Service station intersection of Highways 61 at 2:45 a.m. and New York Cotton ir"j!,/t 8 !?. L°".! d ! b«™ ™K «: serve only one eight year term. Mar. May July Oct. . Dec. Jan. 1 prev. open high low close close 1046 1048 ID40 1041 1046 1049 1051 1044 1043 1048 1038 1039 1032 1031 1038 999 1000 994 998 994 990 994 987 996 992 1032 1028 1028 1025 1030 New Orleans Cotton prev. open high low close close Mar. . 1051 1051 1046 1047 1052 May . 1051 1054 1047 1049 1053 July Oct. Dec. Jan. 1047 1046 1038 1036 1044 1005 1006 997 996 1000 999 1000 994 994 990 1040 1037 1037 1030 1038 Stock Prices A T & T 167 1-2 Am Tobacco 72 3-4 Anaconda Copper 26 Bethlehem Steel 85 1-4 Chrysler .. 671-8 Cjities Service 4. 7-3 Coca Cola 1041-4 General Electric 34 1-2 General Motors 46 1-8 Int Harvester 51 3.4 Montgomery Ward 38 1-4 N Y Central 13 7_g North Am Aviation 161-8 Packard 3 Phillips .. 33 1-8 Radio 45-8 Republic Steel 20 Socony Vacuum 3 7.3 Studebaker .. 7 3.4 Standard Oil N J 34 5-8 Texas Corp 37 5-8 U S Steel '..... 66 1-8 Tulsa Men Arrested Here Now Await Federal Action At Harrisburg Two Tulsa, Okla.. ex-convicts, Eddie Collins and Raymond Nance, arrested here Saturday by Deputy Sheriff Raymond Bomar, awaited federal grand jury action in jail at Harrisburg. Ark., after arraignment in Jonesboro by U. S. Commissioner Francis Cherrv on charges of violating the Dyer act. The men were remanded to the custody cf U. S. Marshal Will Nash and taken to the Harrisburg jail State Patrolman Todd Bay said, "We think it Ls the same pair who held up Red Whitledge, 25, Qideon- Andenion Truck. Co. driver, Gideon, Mo.. Sunday morning.". Hampton told police that "one negro was tall and light-colored; onto the highway from a driveway of their home nearby. The accident occurred in the middle of the highway and demolished both cars. Harbert died instantly of a broken neck and the boy and girl who live with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee McMurtry. were taken to Walls Hospital. . • ; Attendants at the hospital reported today that both were slight* ly improved. The boy was hurt seriously, suffering a fractured, arm and severe cuts and lacerations. Total Appropriation 1 Constitutional Offices Is $490,052 LITTLE 1 ROCK. July u;. aU')-- Th<> house received u bill before its noon tvce.s.s today culling for tin- appropriation of $-iyo.Of)2 to cover opci-adon of consti- uuioiml offices ciurlnt; (he next LONDON, .fun. IG. (UP) — 'he British admiralty revenl- <>(} today thai. Onnan dives bombers damu^vd the new 0,100 ton cruiser Southampton so badly m their iVUxli- terrammn attack last. bTiday thai the warship could not In; towod (o port and Nvas by its own crew. The Southampton wit.s QUO o! 1 two major licet unity damaged in the p«(!»ftvm«m which occurred In IHUTOW.S its British wur- convoyed an important shipment of .supplies and miUerlui.s eastward to Greece. Tho olhr-r U»c aa.uou ton Of the lolnl fippropriniion the i-ircuit and chmicory courts alon^i with prosecuting attorneys culled for the Iiu-Kest Item in the budgt'l, with a total o! $213.400. Second most expensive constitutional office ti operate will be the sujwinu court which-seeks $7fl.7-l2.50. while tile .stale treasury budget ranks third with $41.1)50. The governor's office seeks to appropriate $24,900. while the attorney general Ls asking for $35,100. The appropriations' were grouped together by this general assembly's joint budget committee for the purpose of expediting the measure. warship was carrier illustrious, which today was safely in port, but. according to correspond- enl.s' account* damaged by a 1,000 pound bomb htl and other near inLssi's M round her water line. i'Hie German and Italian high commands claimed that at least two British aircraft on, OHO to Set Fire To , London In Early Morning Hours But Fail LONDON, Jan. 10 (Up) — Two German raids wore beaten oil' in the early hours of this morning, the first by the combined work of defense niixJlJurlivs and civilian volunteers who snud't'd out [ire bombs as If they had been candies, the second by niyhl, lighter plant* which drove back Nnv.l bombers ." lo have rclopped heavy bombs ' which were not There had been no night raid- or two cruisers und posslblv n Vi buUtlcsliip were du ufcd n the ''I ,,M, S ni,', '-' ' ulc 'iind over in addillon to the Soulhumpton and Uht.strloiLs, the since Sunday. The just before midnight d a brlllliant moon made conditions good for bombing. An intensifying lire by anti-aircraft Veteran Soldier Will Be Buried Friday Funeral services will be hold nt 2 p.m. Friday in Reiser for DcWltt C. Chandler, 53~year-old veteran soldier killed Dec. 31 in Denver, Colo. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Blytheville, under direction of Swift FuneraUHome oi' Osceola. Chandler had been, in army service v since 1912. He was unmarried. ' • Survivors include his mol/lier,. 'Mrs. Kate ChQiidler. Coo'ter; four Sisters, Mrs. S. E.' Lxiwery-and Mrs.' Sam Goodwin, both of '"Efiy the villc; Mrs. I. G. Brooce. Bnkersville. Mo.', and Mrs. Alpha Chandler, Cooter; and one brother, W, M. Chandler, Donna, Tex. •si royer OunanL (which Rome claimed was sunk>. The Soulhump- ion \\us the fourth cruisci" admitted lost by the 'admiralty since the outbreak of the war. The Southampton, the admiralty snicl, caught, fire in the German ntUtek and eventually the fire "attained such proportions.llmf it bc- cnmc necessary to abandon ship." the other short and dark." iThe The S* 1 ' 1 wa - s les>s seriously injured, truck driver was forced to take suffering cuts about the face and the negroes through Missouri and head and ^ Oss ° r one to <>i-h. Arkansa-s and was freed after driving for ^ four hours. The negroes were described as: one, tall, 190 pounds, with two pistols; the other, short, about H5 pounds, with one pistol). Hampton said the negroes approached the well-lighted statior and asked for "a can of gasoline," indicating that • their car was stalled nearby. When he returned with the gasoline. Hampton said, the tall one produced a pistol and ordered him to hand over his One of Triplets Dies; Other Two Are Living CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 16.—Funeral services' were conducted Tuesday afternoon for Guy Donald Marrs, one of triplets born In this county a month ago. to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Marrs of the Fourteen Bend community. Two were boys and one girl, and the other two babies arc reported Livestock arraignment. Mississippi county officers, meanwhile, checked clues connecting the men with the slaying in Osceola late in December of Lawrence Waldran. service station -attendant, during a robbery. Chief Deputy John F. Reinmiller reported no new developments in the investigation. The men also were believed connected with the slaying of. James Owen, manager of an oil well supply company in Seminole, Okla.. who was killed in the same manner as Waldran Dec. 23 in Seminole. A McAlester. Okla.. crirr^ committed recently also might involve the suspects, authorities believe. Violation of the Dyer act was charged after the men allegedly -transported a stolen automobile from Cairo, 111., to Blytheville. The men confessed. Reinmiller said,, to stealing a new automobile in TuLsa recently, driving it to Cairo and selling it for a nominal sum, then taking a new 1940. Pontiac in Cairo and coming to Biytheville. where Bomar arrested the pair. A group of .persons in an ad- ! doing nicely, joining cafe owned by Harry Me- j — Gee said they saw nothing of the holdup: Crawford Named To ~~~ Public Roads Body Station bets New Doors State Sen. Ivy W. Crawford was The city station was being dress- 1 named chairman of the Senate eel up today. committee on Public Rond.s late New doors were being installed | Tuesday by Lieut. Gov. Bob Bailey, at the station, which adjoins the! Crawford's home is in Blythe- police department and the city jail, i villc. Senate To Honor Blytheville Man "" E. E .Alexander, former state senator and representative and long-time Blytheville attorney, who died Nov. 2G, will be eulogized in Memorial Exercises to be held by the Stale Senate within the next several days. Senator Will Ward, of Marianna, has been appointed to deliver the address. Becoming a member of the state legislature in 1015 when he was elected representative, Mr. Alexander served 12 years fn the House before being elected to the Senate where lie served for cwo years, retiring from politics in 1030. For many years he was widely known as « criminal lawyer, having represented clients in a number of famous cases of Mississippi County and other points of Northeast. Arkansas, in addition" to his work in the state legislature. A number of bills, widely supported, were introduced by Mr, Alexander when a icprespnia- tive and senator. At the peak of hi.s career. Mr. Alexander was one of the mo.sL distinguished members of the bar in this section and had few peers in his brilliance as a court-room orator. approach of German planes and the air raid alarm was sounded. Hombs Scattered Fire bombs were scattered through one London district, most of them landing In a narrow street. They burned fiercely until householders, running Into the street half clud, put them out while roof spotters attended to those which landed on roofs. Drivers and conductors of buses, p I . j f\ • "nn.i.j ujiu vuuuuUUllS OL DUSeS, Ureek Advances Continue which nnvc J usl ' keen equipped with ungs of sand and lire extinguishers, STURGA, Yugoslavia, j un . us. (UP)—Frontier reports said today that Greek troops have driven about a mile north of Gjormi, about 14 miles southeast of Valona. Greek torccs advancing along the main coastal road wore said to have repulsed two strong counterattacks by the Italians, about three miles northwest of Dukatt. The Greek coastal forces were Bald to - bo .vabout/U miles • -southeast of Vnibna. ^ ' "'•", - •••'. >•„ , Italians SU11 for Time ATHENS, Greece, Jan. l(i. (UP) —Greek troops are slowly advancing In the 'central Albanian sector where Italians arc throwing In reinforcements to fight for time while labor battalions build new fortifications around Vtilona and Berat, a government .said today. spokesman Mississippi County Men Are Volunteers Two Osceola men. Samuel A. Morris and Roy M. Cox. \vere umong H9 volunteers inducted into the U. S. Army ut Little Rock this •.veek. Most of the, group would have open eligible for u year's military .service soon under the Selective 1 jammed on brakes as the bombs dropixxl and, jumping into the street, began throwing sand on the blazing bombs. It was reported that in this district every bomb had been put out within three minutes. The gun lire stopped, in indication that night fighters had gone up to challenge the raiders. Roof watchers heard, the rattle of ma- i chine guns'- and^ thft 'roar of planes high over head; After a revv^mln- 'utos there was silence. It/ was learned later . that two German bombers had been shot down in the suburbs. The Germans started two fires in all. One was put out almost at once and the other within 20 minutes. The all clear was sounded and it WHS thought that the Germans were through for the night but before long tho guns fired again. They fired intensively for a long lime UK explosive and oil container bombs dropped. The raiders -this time attacked from three directions, converging over the capital. The oil bombs nickered out. There were some casualties when an explosive bomb .struck homes. Variable The Chinese 11, a- measure of length. Is the equivalent of one one-hundredth of a day's walk. On ground, this slightly exceeds Servicr: act. oillcinls said, and vol-j one-third of an English mile but untuered Instead of waiting to be Ul hilly, country may be as 'little flrnl!otl - as one-eighth of a mile. < At Memphis Wednesday, Charles D. Kenady, 18-yeur-old Joiner youth, also enlisted In the U. S. Army. Chicago Wheat Spanish Didn't Like His Art May Sept. May Sept. open high low clase 871-1 873-4 8B 3-4 861-2 823-'! 831-8 821-1 821-4 Chicago Corn open high low close G3 1-2 C33-4 631-8 031-2 G3 1-4 fit 1-4 G2 1-8 63 1-4 New "Umbrella' May Give U. S. Beti Parachute Force BY JAMSS \V. CAMPBELL United Press Staft Correspondent MEMPHIS, Term., Jan. 16 (UP) —Perfection of a new parachute that descends with the remarkably low speed of 12 and one-half feet per second was revealed today. Jumping Navy Sowell, who has made his living by bailing out of high-flying airplanes for the past 20 years, predicted that the new 'chute would help to provide the United States army with the most formidable parachute troops in the —j. • *\JA mi v« «'-'•*_. pifc*^*\^*i V*\--\, ^,1 WUo lit t» »t- Both men have confessed to j worU , and eventually would re- Vimi ff C**lTTrtt-rt 1 i .•*._». _•__ r__.^l •* EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.. Jan. 16. s f r y n ^ • < * ve ™ 1 .terms in various j place lhc type of sky umbrellas (UP)—Hogs: 14,000—12,000 salable penitentiaries on charges of{ now j n use . . TOP, 8.65 ?"Tl^5 y -. burg3ar - v and h *S h -! Sowell teste 170-230 Ibs., 8.60-8.65 140-160 Ibs., 7.25-8.00 Bulk sows, 6.90-7.50 Cattle: 2,000 Steers, 9'.50-12.35 Slaughter 'steers, 7.50-14.25 Butcher yearlings, 8.50-10.50 Slaughter heifers, 6.50-12.50 Beef cow$, 5.75-7.00 way robbery. tested the new parachute, j invented by George W. Coleman, of (Greenville, Miss., and said it *\va's [as superior to present day para. egg snake of South Africa j chutes as modern combat planes is capable of swallowing whole } ai> e to the flimsy crates that roared eggs, several times larger than its over France and Germany during Dislocates Jaws ;head. ; It is able to dislocate its upper jaw'irom.the lower and the tow ewtttn;> lW-5,50 others the World War. "Safety is the number one feature of the new parachute," Sowell said, "carrying a 200-poima man fully armed and equipped for fighting, the 'chute descends at l'J and a half feet a second—just iwlf as fast as the best ordinary parachutes." Sowell, a 200-pounder himself, said he could lahd standing up with the 'chute—which is practically impossible after descenston by parachutes now manufactured. This feature. Sowell predicted, would eliminate broken legs, sprained ankles and other injuries suffered by aviators who abandon their ships in mid-air. Already approved by the Civil Aeronautics Authority, tnc new parachute, which will be manufactured by the Zeppo Parachute company in Greenville, i.s exactly the same size of other parachutes. The canopy is of silk and measures 24 feet in diameter. Like other 'chutes', it is opened by ripcord as;d the parachutist dangles at the end of a number'of cords' reaching lo the rim of the canopy. But' there the likeness ends. While paracuhtes now in use ex- hause air through u hole in the, less than one second after he center of the. top of the canopy, j jerked the ripcord the parachute air flows out of the Zeppo para- ' was in full blossom. Fifteen sec- chute through two holes to the j ends arc required for ordinary rear right and left of the center, j parachutes to open after the rip- By closing either "i>ort hole" by;cord has been yanked. use of two cords in the flyer's i "It's the fastest working 'chute hands, he is able to guide himself. 11 ever saw," said Sowell. "She pull- To -steer an ordinary 'chute—which ! ed me around so fast it made a is very difficult—the parachutist liar out of me to the inspectors. I must tug at the line.s and spill air out the sides of the 'chute. In so doing, the speed of de.sconsion is increased. Tlie Zeppo 'chute glides slowly told them I'd pull the cord on the first half-roll and that it would pick me up when I came n round tlu> next time. "I was wrong. That silk busted By (JnUtt) Press v The Royal Air Force today gave Germany a Blitzkrieg demonstration on Reich soil by (telivei-uig: one oi' the war's greatest air attacks on the massive north German' naval base of Wilholmshaven. '• Some British reports described" tlin attack—which continued from' -slmrUy aftof twilight almost until dawn—as the heaviest attack sb far made by ihe RAP and the most successful. ' «,. British air ]xwer demonstrated" its constantly Increasing offensive ilrengilY by attacking the new German dive bomber base at Catanta,- Slclly. in addition to making secondary raids'-off Emden, Bremer^ haven, Rotterdam. Flushing, the' • submarine base at Brest, and Ger- nmn airports' along the Invasion' coast. / ,;^ The report of the German hlglV command, appeared to bear out British accounts of the Wilhelmshaven raid. Berlin said that 20 perC sons were killed and 35 wounded. While insisting that no military'. diurmKe was done, the German ac-i counts admitted that fires' wer^' started which were not extinguish"-, ed until 10 or 12 hours after tmi raids. t ^. Breaking its customary reticence" the German high command named Wllhelmshaven, .specified as having been attacked, and said other ports and cities in north Germany were, also raided. ••£*' The German accounts described/ ft rain of British incendiary bombs," some of which set fire to a harbor district without causing important damage. One account said the" raid' "miscarried militarily," but'. the,' British" believed it would be a con'-; slderable time " before' work eoukU be resumed' at WDbelimhaven, one" of the' chief bases for construe^ tion, ouUitting and repaU- of German naval craft, including su>?- mnrincs. ' "' ' -• T Service On New City Mail Route Starts Today Uncle Sam begari i delivering'nialf today to approximately 100 Ely the- vlile homes he never' had visited before. Postmaster Boss Stevens said that delivery service started today in the West end of town, and simultaneously announced that Quincy O. Alexander,. former welfare office employe, had been added to "the staff of mail-carriers. Carrier E. L.. Crouch Is the man who will handle the new territory, retaining some of his old route and turning over a portion of the old "beat" Bast of-the railroad anq Worth on Main, to Alexander. The new 'delivery district Includes: Chickasawba from Division, street to the Cotton Belt railroad und Hearn und Holly .streets i'rom Madison to the Cemetery road. ~~ Money Still Being Received For Seals Although the annual Christmas Seal sale campaign formally closed on Christmas Day, returns from c sales arc still coming in,: it was announced today by Mrs. Rodney L. Banister, general chau-man of the seal drive. . ' -.', Returns so far have fallen short of tiie amount needed to carry an the necessary work for the year. Mrs.. Bqnister said, but she expressed confidence that the post holiday total would materially increase the final figure. ' •;*-• Mississippi county ranked firsc last year in the Increase per capita In the seal sale, and it ts hoped that that record, will be maintained this year. ; . ; ^ When George Fianklin, above, forward and downward and. at all j out the very second I snatched the times, Its passenger i.s facing the,ring. I never got a chance to finish direction in which he is moving.! rolling over. I can usually call my Sowell believes the new parachute j shot, but that compressed air is the fastest opening ever made, j opening device works too fast for When the ripcord is pulled, the,me.." . . _ . . pack collapses and the 'chute is i The lightning-fast opening of the | c l tlz £ n - of Colombia, was in hurled out into space by com- j Zeppo parachute, Sowell said, ^E.T? rt ««f S?^ SS®:?u^?Sffi r pressed air. Other parachutes, j means that aviators can Jump when the. ripcord is pulled, are' guided out behind the parachutes by a small pilot 'chute. While CAA inspectors watched, Sowell bailed out of a plane and altitudes as low as 100 feet. ' v home. ^ STn "I!"' Sl ? PS 3 Vr & «•"«* to deafe but ST..3£ lowei. altitudes than is possible af with two years in a Spanish present. Sowell said It would be prison. He's pictured as he ar- safe to jump with the 'chute from rived in New York on his way Special Lenses Made To Help Bomber's Aim SOUTHBRIDGE. Mass. CUP)—A glare-protection goggle has been designed to protect the eyes' v ot army filers and make their bombing more accurate. .^., These speical glasses reduce the sun's glare and Absorb dangerous | invisible rays. The government has adopted the new-type lenses and made their specifications standard. After years of experimenting, Dr. E. D. Tillyer and his staff met partial success in 1924. They made V glass by careful balancing of ferrous and ferric iron ingredients and addition of^ other oxides. ': j Tills product "gave a peak of maft- i iimim transmission of useful light I closely coinciding with the peak "of the curve of eye sensTiivity, Tlie erlass absorbed the dangerous invisible ultra-violet and infra-red rays. •••'(.. Lenses of these goggles, however. caused severe headaches to pilbts who w>re them because they were mechanically' designed without regard 'for ppticsJ .But now, lenses which peniilt' 'true eye-coordination have been added to perfect the goggles. : . • -.-"• •..:';:

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