The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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«. 1952 U.S. Air Force to Seek More Volunteer Civilian Aircraft Spotters in July By ELTON C. FAY WASHINGTON M»- The Fore?, *fl.-i««h. ^omecl over a weak lirilc in (he nation's aircraft warning system, Is going to try again to got tho volunteer system of civilian aircraft spotters into round-the-clock operation by July. An nltcmpl was made to start Hie full. 24-hom- a. day [ilnne ftMl . •MffS system in n states i>n May n, «Wl wns postponed when ;i number of state civi! defeiiso directors requested reconsideration of the plan. It is hard to Bet civilian volunteers. The Ground Observer Corps is intended to help the Air Force's i Air Defense- Command locate and. 1 Irack unidentified aircraft Hying; too low for radar to delect. USAFj r officials contend that this constant, low-altitude surveillance is vital. Incident Is Cited An officer interested in tire enemy aircraft warning system oiled today an incident in Alaska ss an example. About six weeks ago. he said, a ground observer in Alaska saw what appeared to be the contrail of of a plane. A contrail is the streamer of white vapor left hy .an aircraft flying in cold air or at high altitude. Radar stations in the area could find nothing on their screens. No known friendly craft were in the area. The presumption is that the plane, never identified, was flying at an altitude too low for radar to locate or track. Alaska is only a few hours flight from Soviet air-' 'Wds in Siberia and the Russian l^rHritime peninsula. I.onff Range Aircraft The probability is thai it was not a bomber. It may have been n long-range reconnaissance aircraft, looking over the territory and; photoaraphiriB radar and other military installations. The report of the ground observer «-a.s flashed not only to the Alaskan air defense setup and radar stations of that region but to the United States, where a sta'.e of readiness was ordered umil radar and aerial reconnaissance showed no further trace of the -.] perimeter of the continent, will. Air ; ground observers. It is physically and finr.nclally mpossible lo provide ejiourjh military personnel for this Go until a civilian ground observer corps can be put into operation, the Air Defense Command must rclv on reports by observers at Armv installations, naval land buses' and ships operating coastwise and bv Coast Guard .stations. The civilian volunteer system iK-cd not- he permanent, but it is needed /or the next five to eight By Ihen, an Air Force spokesman said in answer to questions it is expected a "fully automatic" iracking-rruortinff system «.<]! be ready. That system, nn improvement and expansion of the radar principle, will give the Air Defense Command a constant check on low as well as high-flying planes in ail danger areas. I- I'AN-TS- Keith corri- gan models the latest thing in bloomers and matching bra. designed by Juel Park for his Hollywood customers, many of whom are movie stare. The glamorous undies are a far cry from red flannels of yesteryear.- reported plane. The Alaskan Incident came at almost the exact time the Eastern [ Air Defense Force picked up on radar the presence of two unidentified aircraft . near Pre.sqne Isle. Me., a USAP base. Interceptors were sent up and the planes were Identified as commercial craft. But the coincidence of that radar intercept with the report from Alaska caused uneasy moments. In general, the Air Force estimates that planes flying below ^•,000 feet are nearly impossible to track by radar. This altitude! can be lower in flat terrain or 1 over the ocean, miic.il higher in hilly or mountainous country. Ground Observers Xeeded The only solution, the Air Force contends, is to back up the radar net which together with .stations operated by Canada extends from the United States to the Northern Speeding Jeep Driver Gets Ticket from Cop In U.S. Helicopter WITH BRITISH COMMONWEALTH DIVISION. Korea (flV- A soldier of the British Commonwealth Division found ](, pays to look in all directions—including up- before speeding in the divl* son zone. The soldjer was bustling along Ihe road in a Jeep at considerably faster than the posted speed limit when a helicopter descended and the occupant waved him to a halt. Out stepped the 1st Corps commander. Lt. Gen. John W. (Iron Mlfcol O'Daniel. He took the soldiers name and wrote out a speeding ticket on a blank sheet of paper while standing beneath the whirling blades of the 'copter South Africans Face Strike Threat Launched By Labor Jailing CAPETOWN, South Africa <f^- A threat ol a general strife,, hlln _ over South Africa today in « wake of the brief jam,,'., in Jo . ^' ne sa b rh'? °' " k0y ' a!Mr ' ea ' k '''' A proposal for a protest walkout »;as bo/ore Ihe Federation of Trades and Labor Council, but no decision had been reached early >y. The federation, claiming 000 members of center and leuist trade union.?. coi;lii tie uo many communications anct inrius- A rishlwlng labor K roup the South African Federation of Trni> Unions, also is being pressed to co-operate in the proposed antigovernment [strike. Sachs, a veteran chief of (be inrment workers, has been nc- cusccl by the government of beine VORRENT-MleM, n m Army Troops to Blast on Target LAS VEGAS, Nev. (;P) _ Army I Follow Atomic Very Quickly Police hustled him away BS be addressed a crowd of 16,000 on) he City Hall steps in Johannes-i uursr. The arrest touched off a dis- urbance in which hundreds were njurcd before club-swinging police l otild restore order. | ichs said: last night he would! It will he the first time troops nave moved in so quickly, the Army) said yesterday after the sixth and brightest of the spring detonations at tlie Atomic Energy Commission's Nevada Proving Ground. The next, explosion, on a date to! be announced, will involve 1.5001 service troops from Camp Desert foot tower. Between the flannns Iiall and the ground n dust column rt*c lullm-ca by t)a , famm mushroom cloud 'Big Bill' Duffy Dies IjYNBROOK. N. Y. (IT)— W u "shortly" after the blast to obstrve ' He was expelled by the now out-j Ite effect- cm equipment. ThrV wire ! li/> o- commun!st Party in 1931.! stationed nn estimated 7,000~ yards i'""*""""" 'abeled him awnv. Red, however. Acting under the broad powers ••. Or1 , RI ? ti pot'tica) Jeacters (o c ^ Oaf of Hospital The blaM, was not heard nor did i HOLLYWOOD OP) — Actrp« AI»» t nrodncp .<=hn/>v waves in Las Ve- i Gardner fs recoverin" at bo f nd dogs yelped \ "rtiay at Cedars of Lebanon Ho-:- 1Ads «"""""» bc >- 0 "' 1 "^e r,«.,eh_otlRe.d Courier «ewa ra.«in«t Ad, Croon Boys and Girls! Here's Your Chance to Wn'a Free Bike! ' TWO FAMOUS KKES U.S. Army Returning Property to Japanese YOKOHOMA, Japan «>) _ Thp U. S. Army i., rapidly frojuir out of business In this bustling port city, j MaJ. Ocii. Walter I,. Wcible. com? i mamlor o( tho japan logistical I ranuimrid, has aimounced that hy' early summer (he major portion of occupation-held property In downtown Vokoiioma uill ]>;n e been returned to Japanese owners. Hf said that since Jan. 1 the 1 ! 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