The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1956 · Page 2
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BLTTHEVTLLI (ARK.) COURIER NEW! MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27,1956 i_ U. S. Assembling Massive Radar Warning System Obituary Bf ELTON C. FAT WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is slowly assembling a radar warning system - in the air on the ground, scmuji.jj, " — , .._j aimnst ha f the eloae. ^emt> in(! a raaal waimufc OJOLW . . 7* fi. i S at sea — which will reach around almost half the globe. The Distant Early Warning Line* — (Dewline) being built in secret places on the polar rim 01 the North American continent is only a component of the vast system Intended ultimately to give want- Ing to this country of enemy aircraft (and perhaps later missiles) approaching from almost any pOmt of the compass. Stations somewhat similar to tne powerful radar installations going Into the Dewline sites apparently are beginning to appear in far .r.rt ers of the world-in Okinawa nthyr M Western Pacific islets in the central Commodity And Stock Markets- Mar Oct York Cotton 3576 3577 3572 3537 3536 3530 3437 3446 3437 3225-3238 3229 Islands: Pacific; in the Hawaiian group; up in the strategically critical N Orleans Cotton archpelago of Alaska; in Green- 3575 land; far southward in ««| • _ ^ 3Hg 3532 Caribbean. Texas Towers 3572 3530 3439 3230 July Texas towers are being built in coastal waters to extend the fixed position stations of the radar chains across. Canada and the United States. Unlike the continental American radar systems, the overseas stations cannot be considered a warning "chain." There are, of course, huge gaps of thousands of miles Oct Chicago Wheat Chicago Corn Mar .... 130 130"* which " the mainland stations cannot cover and island by overlapping range of their radar units. Into these gaps, the United States through its Navy and Air Force is putting plugs. They are planes and ships. A comparatively large number of ultra-long-range flying radar stations now are In operation More are being built.. Chiefl, these are the four-engine Lockheed aircraft which the Navy calls the WV2. Lockheed Aircraft Corp. recently announced another 60-million-dollar order from the Navy for the planes. 6 Tons of Radar The company says the radar beam of a WV2, flying at only 10,000 feet altitude, searches more than 45,000 square miles of surface The aircraft can fly much higher than that. It carries six tons of radar eo.uipment including a dozen different s c o p » s which operate separately. This makes it possible for the combined combat information center and interceptor director to track several different groups of friendly and enemy aircraft simultaneously. These flying radar-command post aircraft are In addition to the closer-in surveillance conducted by Air Force and Navy fighter-interceptors operating constantly on patrol and search missions. At sea, the Navy has a substantial force of radar picket vessels of various types, Including submarines, destroyers and a new type being built from converted . 3435 3224 3447 3236 3435 3224 3531 3438 ELECTIONS Manila Woman Dies at Home Services for Mrs. Ortha Hudson 50, who died last Thursday at her home in Manila, have been held at Manila First Methodist Church. Officiating were The Rev. Harold Spence, pastor of the church, and the Rev. Willis LaGrande, pastor of St. John's Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, John Hudson: three children, Mrs. Mary Olive Hamilton. Mackey J. Plee- nian and Paul Wayne Fleeman, ol Manila: a brother, James Anderson. Pontiac, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. John E. Smith, Flint, Mich, and Mrs. Stanley Verbeck. Davisburg, Mich.; and five grandchildren. Mrs. Hudson was the oldest of five children of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Anderson. Pallbearers were John Fairchild, Harvey Durham, Herman Alson Mar 221V4 May .... 217% 222% SlB'/j 221 217 V, May 134% 133% Chicago Soybeans 261% . 266Vi> . 269 . 249 263 261V e 271 250 1 /; 269 249 May .. July .. Sept .. New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco — Anaconda Copper . Beth Steel Chrysler Leonard Woodruff, Sam Bollinger and Harry Wrigrit. Howard Funeral Service was i charge of arrangements. Maud Morse 1438! . . 1228 i Dies in Columbus Services for Mrs. Maud Rodnej Morse, former Blytheville residen who died at the home of her daughter in Columbus, Miss., earl} Sunday, were held in Columbus tooay. . Mrs. Morse and her daughter Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky. moved from Biytheville about 20 years ago. She was born in Cape Girardeau In addition to her daughter, sur vnors include three grandchildre-- and five great grandchildren. 262 266V, 269i' 2 250 184 7-8 75 1-4 75 1-4 153 3-4 74 3-8 123 58 1-8 Coca-Cola I. Gen Electric - - -Gen Motors 44 3-4 Montgomery Ward 89 1-2 N y Central 44 1-4 lilt Harvester 38 Republic Steel 47 1-8 Radio « 1-8 Socony Vacuum 69 3-4 154 7-8 120 69 3-4' 57 1-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 |,P)_(TJSDA) — Hogs 14,500; active - - • • -" Id up; about grade 200-220 „ .... _,. .. 235 Ib 13.25: mixed grade 180-220 Ib 12.50-13.00: largely 12.75-13.00 on U. S. 1 and 2 grades; limited numbers 230-260 Calumet Group Has Meeting Fifty persons from Calumet com munity attended an extensio school rally Friday, at Calurne school house. Clarence Freeman, of the coun ty agent's office showed a film Home demonstration' agent Mr Wingfield spoke to the group. Chicken dinner iras served. Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel and higher on 180 Ib up; about 250 head U. 3 Ib and few up cargo hulls. To them will be added within the next couple of years the newest of the Navy's picket vessels —atomic-powered submarines with unlimited cruising range. Ib mixed grades 12.00-75; sorn around 260 fb including liberal pe POLICY (OonUiui«d from P»e» B t the candidate as well ai thos- ie personally nuthortted. In states where the 30-cent-a-vot« ratio add- d up to a smaller amount, »100,000 till could be spent in a campaign a six-year office which pay- 22,500 yearly. House members, who are paid the same amount, would be permitted to spend at least 125,000, or more if figured on the basis of 30 ents a vote, in their general elec- ion campaigns. They now are lim- ted to $2,500 in personally author- zed outlays. All expenditures for candidates n excess of $100 would have to be eported to the Senate, House and Federal District Court in the candidate's home area. Not In Primaries The Johnson-Knowland bill would not apply to primaries. State laws imiting expenditures to smaller amounts would have priority over the proposed new federal law. The bill also would raise the present three-million-dollar limi imposed on the Democratic and Republican national committees ti 20 cents per vote for the hlghes vote cast in any of the preceding three presidential elections. On the basis of the 1952 vote, thl would permit an expenditure 512,310,000 for each major presi dential candidate. But this wouli have to include not only the na tional committees but all citizen groups and other committees whicl might be set 'ip for a candidate. Tax Exemption Johnson previously disclosed th bill would provide for federal ta exemptions for the first S100 po IHical contribution made by 'an taxpayer. It also would permit televisio and radio networks to give fre and equal time to federal offic candidates whose party polled a least 4 per cent of the popula vote in the previous election or wh could present petitions signed b voters representing 1 per cent i that total. Johnson said the move to intr duce the bill in no way will bypas any recommendations made by special bipartisan committee eight which will organize Wednes day for an inquiry into camnaie contributions, lobbying and influence peddling. (Continued from PK« 1) should frighten any American cltl- I. i . 'An administration that (alls to understand the meaning of the re- :«nt Communist offensive is not only soft on communism, but Is unbelievably ignorant as to how to meet the threat." Chairman George (D-Qal of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit- ee said in a weekend Interview his country should have "a posl- Ive program" not subject to :hange with every shift In Soviet :actics. The main lines of the impending political debate over foreign policy are clearly defined. They are: 1. The cause of the Soviet change From toughness to a more .cooperative strategy and its continuing struggle for the world mastery of communism. Dulles claims that [he tough policies of Stalin'; days nave failed because of the strength of Western anti-Communist alliances. His critics contend that the Soviets are striking out dangerously along new lines—expanding -their strategy rathtr than-aba,nnnn Arabs Seeking Summit Meeting On Israel Issue AMMAN, Jordan (If}— Moves for a summit conference of Middle E»«t Arab state* next month on the burning Israeli Issue gained momentum today with word that Syria had Joined L*banon and Ir»s 1» supporting the Jordan propossJ. In another weekend development In the tense Middle Eastern-area, Iraq offered Lebanon and Syria "any military aid that they may ask" to block Israel! diversion ol the Jordan River. King Hussein of Jordan.proposed he conference of Arab heads'of tat* to plan a untied defense gainst any Israeli aggression. He uggested Amman as the site. A Jordan spokesman said Syrian President Shukri Kuwatly had accepted. Earlier, Jordan Premier Samir Rifai said he had received written acceptances from Lebanon and Iraq. DULLES centage grade 1 and some grac 2 12.25; around 280 Ib. mostly " 11.75; weights 170 Ib down higher with 140-170 Ib 10.50-11.75; 100-130 Ib 8.50-10.00; sows mostly 25 higher: under 400 Ib 10.50-11-00; 400 Ib up 90.50-10.50; boars unchanged at 5.50-7.00., Cattle 7.000; calves 800; fully steady on choice heifers and mixed yearlings; several lots 18.00-20.00; cows utility and commercial 11.00- (Continued from Page 1) o targets." He also said; 50| "Today changes in creed 12.50 11.00 canners and cutters 8.5U- utility and commercial bulls 12.50-14.50: good and choice ers 18.00-24.00; few high choice and prime 25.00-28.00; utility and commercial 14.00-18.00; culls 8.00-12.00. conduct are looked upon as ways to make it easier to achieve old goals of conquest. "If there is less apparent Intolerance and less reliance on violence, there is perhaps more reliance than ever on diversion, enticement and duplicity. . . "But the fanatical teachings of a generation cannot be erased all at once. Also the Dhange had not gone so far that there could not be, almost overnight a sudden reversal to the old practice of intolerance and violence." ine anything. Are Sufficient 2. The effectiveness of U.S. pol icy in.dealing with the new Soviet threat. Dulles claims that the long- established policies of military alliances and foreign military and economic aid are 'sufflcent pro- vded the new ai dauthorlty granted, although he . has ~. claimed even that is essential. His Democratic critics contend that bold new thinking and new plans are needed to deal with what they consider the great d.anger of the new Soviet maneuvers. In his Philadelphia speech, Dulles said leaders of the underdeveloped countries cannot resist popular pressure of Soviet propaganda unless they have some al ternative to the Soviet line for building up the economic inde pendence of the! rpeople. The United States and its allie. must provide this alternative, he said. It would prefer to do so through the outflow of private cap ital, he said, but private capita will not take the risks of loss si that public capital must play i "substantial part." Without authority to make' ai( pledges several years ahead 01 loneterm construction projects, hi said, "we take a risk which i quite unjustified, having regard t< the small cost of avoiding it." Device Warns Of Radiation WASHINGTON m—Developmen ol a new pocket radiation-detectior device to radiation beyond a cer tain level was disclosed today. The existence of the" "radiatioi pocket screamer" became know «'hen the Atomic Energy Commis sion announced relea.se of the pat ent on it and 39 other devices an processes in the atomic -field. Invention of the "screamer" wa credited to F. M. Glass of the staf of the AEC's Oak Ridge, Tenn national laboratory. SOVIET Threat on Mao HONQ KONG (/ft— The pro-Na- ionallst Hong Kong Times said to-Russians had tried to iiU Mao Tze-tung by sabotaging his private plane but the aircraft ex- iloded and crashed before Mao )oarded it. No word of any such crash has come from Peiping radio or Communist agencies. Spring Atomic Tests Planned WASHINGTON (/ft — Chairman Lewis Strauss of the Atomic Ener- jy Commission says te»U this prlng will put emphasis on defen- ive nuclear weapon« "designed to ilunt an attack." He Mid such devices could include "weapons against Incoming planes or an incoming missile." Eventually, he said, he hopes the atomic program will include weapons for "all kinds of defensive purposes—except hand grenades." The AEC has said it will conduct tests at its Pacific proving ground this spring. No date has >een announced. Taking Ways DANVEBS, Mass. W) — A man checked into the Cornet Hotel and when he checked out management found these items missing: two table lamps, a pen stand and a pen, i mahogany night table, an ashtray stnad, four sheets, two pillow cases, two foam rubber pollows, two blanltets, two bedspreads, two bath towels, two hand ..towels, two safe- trays, two glass tumblers and a shower curtain. Pistol Rang* Looted PHOENIX, Ariz.' I* — Weekend burglars stole a pistol, assorted ammunition, a telescopic gunsight and a box of pistol grips. The scene of the crlnre - the county sheriff's pistol range. (Continued from Page 1) preme Soviet deputy. K. y. Voroshilov, a Soviet mar shal and comrade of Stalin whc now is chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet,'and in « feet. President, but without presl dential power. M. A. Suslov, first named -to th Presidium last July, former edito of Pravda and long a Centra Committee member. A. I. Kirichenko, named to th Presidium with Suslov in July. H came up from the Ukraine part organization — once Khrushchev' — where he was first .secretar; Member of the Supreme Soviet. The candidate members, besid Zhukov, include: Ekaterlna A. Furtseva, th highest ranking woman Communist in the U.S.S.E. She has been head of 'the Moscow party committee secretariat and apparently is s favorite of Khrushchev. She Is the first woman to be elected to the ruling body. The election 01 Zhukov as an alternate member of the Presidium once again spotlighted the rising influence o£ the Soviet armed forces in post-Stalin Moscow. During Stalin's postwar regime Zhukov had been tneclipse, apparently b.\ Stalin's wish, in a military post In a miliitary post in the Ukrane Zhukov's star rose rapdly after Stalin's death. The marshal, a wartime acquaintance of President El- senhower, became deputy defense minister under Malenkov, and was elevated to defense minister a year ago when Bulganin gave up the post to succeed Malenkov as premier. IF YOU ARE UNDER 80 YOU ARE NOT TOO OLD FOR LIFE INSURANCE Kansas City, Mo. — Let us tell you how you can still apply for a $1,000 life insurance policy to help take care of final expenses without burdening your family. You' handle tl\e entire transaction by mail with OLD AMERICAN of KANSAS CITY. No obligation No one will call on you! Write today for free information Simply mail postcard or letter (giving age) to Old American Ins. Co. 3 \V. 9th, Dept L203B1, Kansas City, Mo. 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