The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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ElclfT A torn-Bomb Tests At Eniwetok End N«x» Stag* May B« Development of Better Weapons for Delivery By WitUrd B. Eberhirt (UiiM Prm SUM C*m«pwulcDi) HONOLULU, M»y 1». (UP) — Atom bomb t«U »t the Knlwclok provlinr froune] b»v« been concluded 1or the present and the neit «t»j« of atomic development wiU *• In ' the design of Improved »e»pbni for delivering the bombs to their UrfeU. it wt* Indicated tod»jr. Lt. Ota. John E. Hull, command «• of Joint T»sk Force 1 which conducted the tests, Indicated In »n Interview that the Eniwetok tests ilso Include some fissionable material other than the plutontnm bellevedly used in the five previous bomb explosions, Only one clearcut flat statement e-merjred from Hull's ' press cou- ference, attended also by other officers. Hull x*ld that none of th« three explosions st Enlwelolc was underwater or aerial. This Indicated they were surface explosions designed to test the power of; new or Improved fissionable material. Dr. Darol Froman, scientific director of the tests, said that "im- kpecified material"— possibly »onie new type of atomic explosive—also w»s tested at Eniwetok. I Mijhl Be Found In U.S. There was some him, but not! much, that possibly this- new type of material was of a type to he found in Ihe United Stales, which would relieve the U. S. of its necessity of importing Its atomic raw material*. The ultimate purpose of the testa, Froman said, "Is to Insure the efficient utlltotlon of national resource* required for the development and application of atomic energy." Hull said the project involved 9,800 men. The task force sailed from Pearl Harbor on March 8. The project Is now being rolled up and the chip* of the Usk force Oldest Delegates at Convention When the Republic.!,, of Aika«sa K held their annual convention in Little Rock last-week, Mr. and Mr., w. W. Pepper, who Jive ne.r Huffman were accorded Ihe distinction of being the oldest couple to attend the conclave of ,he Ark.nsa, Republicans. Both were rielegaU from MI«I, ilppl County. Mr. pepper Is 83, and Mr.. Pepper is go. .Other delegates from Mississippi County to the meeting of Arkansas Republicans Included A F Dietrich and Welch Foster both of Blytlievillc, and o. Fred Taylo'r of Osceolll. will leave Ihe Marsh.ills shortly A garrison win be kept there for future tests "when they become necessary Hull said. "The tests—were literally and truly field laboratory tests designed to determine how the bombs now under development by the United States would work and to determine their efficiency" Hull said. "We did Just that. We got our answers. We liked the answers. These answers belwjf to the U.S. government and naturally are not for publication. It can be said however, that the bombs worked." Read Courier News Want Ads. TRY OUR DELICIOUS FRESH SALADS IN AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT HOTEL NOBLE Coffee Shop Pme Bluff to Build Negro Swimming Pool PINE HL1JFF. Ark. May IB (UP) -City Engineer carl' Anderson revealed today (hat he will supervise construction of a swimming pool facility for Negroes far which $10*000 C ° >mc " " ppr °P rlat « 1 The remainder of the cost will be paid for by Negro Park Fund reserves ami contributions. The appropriation will be repaid through reraiue.i from the pool Construction cost Is expected to be reduced 65 per cent by Negroes who have volunteered la work on the job without pay. Andresen snid construction would probably get started June 1, and lake about' 90 days. former 7"«/«grop/icr Wins ! Promotion With Frisco , Q . ., 19-Frlend s here learned tins week of the promotion of S. J. Prazier former telegraph operator at Haytt for the Frisco Railroad, to the jjosltion of general manager for the Mr. Prazier began hlj career as section laborer, then took, up telegraphy, and worked Iil.i wfly through the ranks a, agent-operator, car clerk, cnr distributor train dispatcher, assistant superintendent .nnd prior to his recent promotion, was nssIsSalil general manager in charge of the line's Eastern Division. He will continue. to be headquartered in Springfield. Mrs. Frazier IN tlic former Miss Birdie Arko daughter of Mr.v J. M. Argo of Hnyti. The Yale Bowl, built In 1941, wiis the first modern stadium with a capacity larger than the ancient Roman Colosseum. Better look under "Automobile Radiator Repairing" in the YELLOW PAGES When you n«d automobile repairs, you usually want 'em 'n a hurry. And that's where the Yellow Pages o f the tde . phone directory come in handy. Sfry , cei . A repairman or dealer is a, near a s » te l ephone call. The Yellow Page, tell who buys, ««,, rent,, repair,. *OUTHWIST«N || Ll COMfANY Huey Long's Son to Seek Senate Seat BATON ROUGE, La., May ,«. <UP>— A comblnnlion of fate. x per- «onality and "crowrond politics" U s£n*i«n ^o S *" d *- war -° )ri R«s- dld hLi laU father, Huey iKJngf£h) Long, who died when an sasaMlii'., bullet cut him down In the twenty- .story skyscraper capitol he built ss • monument to himself. The elder son ol the man who dominated Louisiana politic* for a score or years and forced his orders with the aid of state police If it wa« nectary, announced last night.that he would be > Candida IB lor the vacant seat of the late Sen. John H. Overtoil In the September election. And h« has the blessing* of the pment stats Hriminlstratlon, headed by MX militant uncle. Gov Earl «:. lang who is the opposite of .uty in every respect except tem- Althouxh Senator Overton'i term will be given a chance to name his successor In ihe September election. 1 lie one chosen, and there is n.i' ooubl that it will be Russell, will Inke his seal in January, 1949 if IUIS.5CI1 is elected, he will be' su liefoie he is 30, the age required for the Senate. Mcunwhlte, William Feazcl* millionaire Monroe oil operator lus Decn appointed to serve until the I-all election. Feazcl long has been " personal friend of Ea (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1948 1 Ford's Model Tease NLRB to Poll Oak Ridge Workers on New Contract WASHINGTON, May 19 (UP) — 1 The National Labor Relations Board today completed plans to poll 800 workers nt the Oak nidge, Term.. Atomic laboratories to sec if they will accept a contract offer already rejected by their union. The vote, which must be finished by June 3. will be the first conducted under the national em- m,, n i. i -••—- «. i^oii.-, -i- -""HIH.OUU miner uie ougn lie and. Hucy were bi. I r i ergency provisions of oc at ^.,-,,1 i: ____ r,_ .. -, ., _ '. . toes at one time. He has annouuu- cd publicly that he will step down — favor ot Russell, Hospital Association , Meeting Gets Under Way] ' ! LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, May 19.1 u —The twn-day annual meet i ng of the Arkansas Hospital Asso- ! cinllon got under way today with representatives O f 133 hospitals attending. Principal speaker on the morn- n E program was Al Stoughton of 'I""" 5 '"' i' Hospital Facilites of the U. S. Public Health Service. the Ta lc i«l Hartley labor law. It is the government's last legal chance under that law to head off a strike of atomic laboratory workers that may start liny time after June 8. If the Oak Ridge employes turn down the final contract offer of the Carbide & Carbon Chemicals Corp.. they will be legally free to strike. Thieves Embarrassed TOKYO, May 19. (UP)—Japan- He wa.s to discuss the status of the hospital survey ' • •program on a and construction nationwide basis. Best Wishes VOGUE and / d IAZAAK oh whil« KJ«|«, kid e, colfikin... with M wftfout pfatfoinH.. ,f«f \ Blytheuilte, Drkansas ese police today reported the case: of the embarrassed thieves. Thcy ! stole 330,100 yen in bills which had printing on only one side TheCHIROPRACTOR-and^w Healthy nerves and healthy spine give good healih. Let Chiropractic restore and maintain your health. Dr. Torslen Lincfquist Chiropractor GUARD BLDG. PHONE 3170 BLYTHEVILLE/ARK. 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