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May 9, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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FRIDAY, MAY 9, 1952 Accurate, Devastating Atom Gun Developed for Field Commanders Bl.YTHEVJU.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TW Vfi $ The description of this country's first atomic artillery weapon—a gun that can "hit its target under Hny weather conditions and give ground troops the kind of devastating close support never before available in warfare"—came from Army Secretary Frank Pace. Pace said the new weapon "Is essentially an artillery piece — bill with Immeasurably greater power lhan any artillery hitherto known." Such atomic weapons, he added. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open High L/iw Close . . 3952 39!>2 3952 3918 ., 3834 SSSii 3347 2354 .. 3661 3662 3"i37 3614 .. 3038 3638 3617 3622 The \veapon }JMS bt?on lusted by Iho Army with non-rUomic ainmu-. nilion hul offirin] specific'nttoHs n[ ihe pun remained a secret until last night. Pace, in disc-losing for (he firsl Kino some of the weapon's sneci- ficaiions, gas-e this picture of the gun: H weighs abmil Tft tons hut is hit-hly mobile and is cnt'ricri on a platform suspended belu r eon two engine cnbs at its front suid rear. It can travel at a speed of about 35 miles per hour on highways —and it can cross bridges "which Army engineers me already | trained to build for present heavy divisional equipment." It cnn travel cross-country. rt can fit into a landing ship designed for amphibious operations. And it can fire with accuracy "comparable to conventional artillery, and tests indicale it is much more accurate al lon-r vringes." Pace fllso said that in addition to "(aclical" atomic bombs being developed for use by Obituaries Pearl Herrington Dies of illness; Rites Tomorrow Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close 3945 3045 3012 3D13 3435 3885 3544 3S47 : 3CS9 3659 3634 3?3S 3637 3631 3012 3613 Soybeans High Low Close ZOB'.i 206 : 'i 2<!G?i 292 ",i 291 282 280 275'/2 214 291V 4 281 214 New York Stocks •A T and T Amer Tobacco 'Anaconda Copper * 'Chrysler ,:G«n Electric Gen Motors . , iMontgomery Ward ...-.., 7 M T Central • --Inr Harvester ^Republic Steel country also is developing atomic artillery which can outrange the gun-type weapon. This development, he explained, involves "puirted missiles and rockets to receive atomic warheads." Pace likewise disclosed that courses in atomic warfare are be- in^ introduced in Army schools. Currently, he said. Army officers and some Army civilian specialists are attending a school at San- dta Base, New Mexico, in a study of the use and characterises of atomic armaments. Despite the building of new weapons of destruction, the Army secretary foresaw a continuing need for "many of our current conventional weapons." "So-called 'fantastic weapons' Services for Mr=. Pearl Gertrude Horrinaton. GO. Bl.vthvville insurance woman, v.-ill be conducted rit 11 a.m. tomorrow in the Holt Funeral Home Chape! hy the Rev. James Rnimvntrr. pastor of I he First Christian Church. Burial will he In Memorial Pnrk Cemetery. Mrs. Herrin<Uon riieri at 12:30 a.in Icdav in Walls Hosmta] follovdna an illness of four davs. she had resided in Blyiheville 15 years. Surviving are her husband. T, M. Herrinston, and onp daughter, Melvan Hcrrineion of Blytheville: and one brother. S. E. Vandover of ail-craft. this;Gurdon. Ark. PACE FIVE freak Lightning Bolt 'Unpapers' Inside Wall Of Osceola Residence ' OSCEObA — 1 ishtniriR "unpa- pcn'rt" a wall for Mrs. J. T. flhoartes here Wednesday. nurtna an electrical siornt. a bolt of lielitninc struck an old radio antenna atop h<r homo on E^sl Hale Avenue. The bolt led. no marks on the exterior of the house. Bull nside. l( fueled the paper from one wall. It also burned oilt a television set located arrows the room and stoned an electric clock alop the TV set. Home Core of Insane Urged in CalHornia SAN BERNARnfNO. Calif. (API —Patlon Stale Hospital here and other California institutions for the care of the mentally ill bMieve most patients pan ivaain their sanily more quickly ouwido the hospitaK. They, try lo place patient in GE NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Run. I'llCIMC .liS | there may be," he said, "but to ^f'Socony Vacuum . r'Standard of N J Texas Corp Scars i V S Steel * I Sou 154 1-4j 5f> 1-2 I 43 1-2 IS 7-8 58'3-8 55 5-8 59 1-4 19 1-2 32 3-4 40 3-8i 26 3-8j 38 3-8 I compound No. 7ft u'here Dodd <vas 38 3-4 I captured and held. 76 1-2 I Dodd himself negotiated with his 55 1-2 captors for his release 53 1-8 PRISONER (Continued from Page 1) Baptist Group Plans Fish Fry The Men's Brotherhood of [he First Baptist Church here will hold ; a fish fry at its monthly meeting • In te church dining room at 7 p.m. tonight. A program on stewardship will be presented hy Worth Holder, pro- i cram vice president, follow-in™ Ihei stiDper. E. D. Swaner will preside. Following the meeting. Brotherhood members will continue a naintlng project they are conducting nt the church. Under the direction of L. E. Baker, the proie.-t. wars begun April 18 and slnre then painting has been In progress rn all three floors of Ihe educational building. •HO.VT WOKKY. POP. I'i.l, UK OKKir-Little Robert Epstein, 3 1/2 years old, liiicnnWnrdly licks a loHyuop in Philadelphia, while liis father. Irving J. Epstein, hovers over him as firemen worked for almr.sl |.»u hours to free the child'r foot from a drainpipe. The youn R - ster .•stepped into (lie dri-inpipp in Ihe jiavcmrnl. neni his home and remained wcriscd. there until a section of the pipe was removed, t,A!' \Vireplioto) School for Presidency Seekers Would Teach Men TV Manners 38 Livestock NATION AI, STOCKYAnDS. HI. <?— (USDA)— Hogs 12.500: fairly ac- tne. weights 180 Ibs up 15 1o>2S lower than Thursday's average: lighter weights mostly steady; few sales 25 lower; sows steady to 25 oit choice Nos. 1, 2 and 3 180 Mfl Ibs 20.00-25; about 70 head choice Nos. 1 and 2 sround 210- t?a Ibn 20.35: packer top 20.00; »KI J70 Ibs full width of choice - grade 10.00-85; 280-330 Ihs 17.75- IB 8! sows 400 Ibs down 16.15- l7W, mostly 17.00 up; boars 12.0014 00 Cattle 350. calves 400; generally steady and moderately active on! ell classes in cleanup session: ! small lots and individual good and choice steer and heifer yearlings! 30.00-34.00; utility and commer- i cial cows 22.50-26.00; canners and ' cutters 1S.00-22.00: utility and com-^ mercial bulls 23.00-25.00: very few bulls offered; cutter bulls '2000-1 31.00: vealers active and fully j steady; good and choice largely I 31.00-35.00: sorted prime to 38.00-1 utility and commercial vealers , 22.00-30.00. 1 * Sheep 100;.di-ll, weak trade on \ \ few pring- Iambs; one lot good and 1 choice springers 29.00 to butcher: otherwise no sales except scattered lots cull to good shorn slaughter i ewes from 7.00-12.00. Situation '1>n.se' He was reported to have 'felt strongly that a meeting this morning may be the final meeting." But as the day wore on there was no sign that it was successful. The Army reported Dodd said he was "all right" and \vns "being treated fine." The only Information available wax that handed out by the Army News correspondents were not permitted to go to Koje. Ridgway said the situation was too tense. •.Lt. CoI.'R. p. Rosengren. Eighth Army Information .officer told newsmen bluntly they would be interned if they reached the island before the Army gives permission for them to to. With the Courts Chancerr: Sarah Manning vs. Elmo Roland Manning, no cause of action recorded. Waelon Powell, H a), vs. W. E. Powell, et al, no cau.se of action recorded. Life Insurance Company of Georgia vs. E. C. Burnett, et al, foreclosure. A. J. L-ewis vs. City Electric. Company, breach of contract. Walter Anderson vs. Mrs. Joe Carr boroy and Mrs. Louise Carr Chapman, trespassing. Criminal Court: City of BlythfviHe vjs. D. E. Allen, reckless ririving charge reduced to one of speeding. City of Blytheville vs." Mack Yat- e.s, disturbing the p«ace. The Duke of York opened Aus tralia's first Parliament, May 9 3901. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. FRIDAY "WHEN I GROW UP" Bonhy Driscoll. Roller! Preston & Martha atoll SATURDAY "RENEGADE TRAIL" William Hnyd A George "Gabby" Hayes SAT. OWI, SHOW "GREAT ADVENTURE" Dci-nis Price*.Jack Hawkins SUN.-MON.-TUES. 'FOR MEN ONLY' Paul Hcnricrl Margaret Field STRAWS are leading the wa> for Summer comfort in casual wear - By Fortunet Exclusive at Kelleys SNOW BALL WHITE UNIQUE BEIGE & BROWN MULTI-COLOR Sizes AAA to B KELLEY'S Your Friendly Shoe Store in B/yfbev/J/e WASHINGTON W—A sdtool for presidency-seekers will open here today. Wotilri-be .senators are in- Vjlnti, too. There will be only one course taught nl this school: How to hc- hrive on television. Bill Wood, director of TV news for the Columbia Broadcasting sys- ;em in Washington, thought up the Idea. "How a candidate handles himself in front of TV cameras can )e decisive lo his chances," Wood ibserved. Wood says he has hecn gcttlnir favorable replies r.nd thai sched- Mies for private instruction are be- in<r arranged. The first two stu- ; dents: Sen. William Benion (D! Conn) ami Sen. Irving Ivos (R-NY(. | They'll be taught, among other L things, how (o sit before a camera. I how lo stand, how lo walk, how- to talk and how to rend a script. Enrollment Is by Invitation. FIUDAV "BRANDED" Starring Allan Lndci homes of relatives or even In hom,e» of ot-hCT- families who have been carefully checked by institution officials. I P.iniily rare. In many cases, helps ] patients r«ume full responsibility in their romn'.unitic-s, according to . Dr. Otto L. Oericke. siipcrlnlend- ' cut at. Palton HP «aid that the [ number of dangerous patients is ; LTlativoly fmnll. ....... THEATER "Qsccota's Finest" SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY THE PLUMB BIGGEST MUS/WL AWJflJtjfVS-W'WWa VKVl-NfK ST % (SACS SlOT • &aJ '<• 0-* " < Wjlr .nn. H SATURDAY "BLACK LASH' Lash l.nRtic SAT. OW1, SHOW "AT WAR WITH THE ARMY" Dean Martin & .lorry ' Lewis The A«>res first became n way sttUion for fliers In 19!fl when a Navy plane hopped there from Newfoundland on Ihe first Iraiis- Atlantic flight. SUN.-MON. "FIXED BAYONETS' Richard Ilascharl pRtSSURt CO OKtR Value! "•"•.•MS , at a terrif fie reduction ^ - ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone '1621 Show Starts Weekdays == 7:30 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. LAST TIMES TONITE! DOUBLE FEATURE! awRSBOTSassOT^ggppplA'J nTZlitnAlu TECHNTn'mOfi | IOAN OAris • ninny KRIV W t^<a»M»ffiBBJ MHSIMItt NOOK _ Jiiiu, .. J. Also Ciirfoon & Cnmetiv SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE Desperadoes of (fie \Vcsl Serial Also 2 Color Cartoons SATURDAY OWL SHOW 11:30 —PLUS— Pete Smith Comedy Serial: Perils of Darkest .|i FREE SWlfTY COOK BOOK INCLUDED Open 6:3!) p.m. — Show Slarts at Dusk 2 Shows Every LAST TIMES TONITE! First Blythpville Run! —PLUS— Cartoon & Comedy SATURDAY! DOUBLE FEATURE! The SWIFTY-COOK controls slenm pressures fiutom.iUcallv -it 15 Ihs No chnn^in^ of pressures or guosswork invnlverl Merely oiok for time necessary tot best pressure-cooking results F.-ir superini to more expensive c.idp.oty cookers. Very attractive supple finish and high polish trim. Vents easily No dousing necessary. Sure-grip, long, he.il-rexistnnl handles for closing and opening. 1 Full four qi/art capacity— Hnlrls three one-pint canmnK iars ' i F.ach SWtFTY-COOK is Icslcd 31 the factory Fnr safety plup operatinri and snug IiH fit. Our iof?ty-fuse pjuti (i guaronleod to lunclion occurnlply Positive protection revinrdie?! of hurnon error, mokes |H« SWIFTY-COOK abto[ulely laftt. Serial: Death Valley No. r, & Cartoon pec ; ql Pwre^oise For Cash Offer Only Limited Quantity SUNDAY & MONDAY WHEN THE DPS WERE DOWN-RED, WHITE m BIUEI "•T^3 •ft Fitzpatrick Jewelers 122 \Vcsl Main fiireel — Phone ^72.5 "/* Takes Only 3 Minutes To Open a Charge Account" PRESSURE DOES SFfc! |R' '. JUWftj* a«*mif. WlOVfSJOy-RICHASOCARlSON-RllSIYIAMBLYN'ANIIAWlSi: •UHI1EO STATES Also Cartoons

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