The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1956 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1956
Page 6
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PAOI SIX BtTTHEVTLLE (AM.) OOUKIOT OTEWI WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 19M 'Operation Alertl9 56' Set for Late July; US Canada to Participate ••'•' WASHINGTON (AP) — A nation-wide "Operation Alert 1956 " a war drill to rehearse what might happen in a nuclear tssault on 76 American cities, will be held July 20-26. President Eisenhower, ihe armed forces and the Canadian govern- opera!* »t determined emergency meat will participate, the Office of ~-' J agencies will test their ability to Defense Mobilization announced yesterday. . It will be a combined civil de- hideaways. The Civil Defense targets will include: Chicago, the area of Davenport, location sites. Nine Air Bases Among the 76 areas affected will be 6S population centers in the United states. Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Canal Zone, as well as nine air bases and four installations of the Atomic Energy Commission. Fifty two areas will be assumed to have been hit by single bombs, 24 by from two to five bombs in a single attack, the San Francisco- Oakland area will be assumed to be hit with a sixth weapon in a second attack two hours later. The maneuvers will assume that bombs will be dropped ranging in destructive power .equivalent to from 20,000 tons to five million tons tnt. The "attack" will last five hours. Memphis to Be Target City ana county civil defense organizations will participate, to the txteot determined by each com Biunity, and more than 30 federal Missouri's Farm Acreage Average Registers Drop KAHSAC cmr dft— Four ittie« terved by the Federal RMtrve Bant of Kanm City registered sharp in- creuei ic the averace acreage per fcrm. However, KarXM. MlHOurl •od Nebraska average* ranged from Ji« p«r cent to JO pec cent below the n&tional average increase. Th« bank in its monthly review tor April reported a gain of 108 per cent Jor New Mexico; 56 for Oklahoma; M for Wyoming, and M for Colorado. Thi« to how the report found real- ised net income in the seven states compared with a national average of 12,136 per farm: KanMs, J2.5W: Missouri. *>.»i5; Oklahoma, $1,618; Wyoming. »,MS: Nebraska, 3.1M; New Mexico M.13I. and Colorado, »2,!83. miracle brain ELNA No (for! k> Mrt. No tnobf to turn. Unlimited glamowr irHrtiei . . o*>r flWA morel ih« Icbrk beck a*d farrh* th« »«*d<« |«« fro- nick •• *M« I tefex-a you buy on/ »oehina **• Ft* emozing .ELNA. Con for a If** home demonitralion and r*c*iv* • wonderful FttF 9 ifl. « OMIT ro*TA6i£ sewn* : MACHINE FYEf AWAtOEO THt 1 U.S. TESTING COMfAKY MM Franchisee! Dealer For Sales And Service SEWING MACHINE EXCHANGE 105 W. Main St. Ph. S-«127J Storage of Corn Crop Doubles WASHINGTON (#> — The Agriculture Department reported yesterday that growers stored 341 million bushels of 1955 crop corn under government price support* through March 15. This was more than double the 157 million bushels stored from the 1954 crop to the corresponding date last year. Juantltie* of other grain* from last year's crops stored under support* through March 15 compared with a year earlier included: Rice 36,230,000 and 30-476,000 100 pound bags. OSCEOLANEWS By Betty. Nell* SUrr The four sons of Mr. and Mr«. A. C Duclos, Jack, Leo, Alvln and Russell, all students at the University of Arkansas .and members of the Newman Club, were in Lafayette, La., the past week to attend the five states convention of the club. Alvln is second vice-president of the Catholic organization at the University. Mrs. D. Ohlendorf and Mrs. Alec Wiley accompanied Mr. and Mrs. A C. Duclos to Jonesboro Friday where they visited Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Gillesple. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Quinn of Memphis were guests Thursday of his mother, Mrs. Ed Quinn. Mrs. A. F. Williams. Mrs. Jean Bjorklund and children Connie and Bill were Memphis visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ivy and daughter Elizabeth Ann and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams and son Billy drove to Memphis Sunday where they were met by Ed Williams, student at Memphis State, and attended the Ice Follies. j Guy Butler is a patient in Osce- j ola Memorial Hospital. | Mrs. Faber White w»s hostess Friday to her bridge club. Additional guests were Mrs. H. E, Phillips ind Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr. Fresh strawberry parfalts »nd carmel cake were served .upon arrival of the guests. Spring bouquets were placed about the living room. In the games of bridge, Mrs. Bruce Ivy won high and Mrs. White won second. The Town and Country Canasta Club met Thursday with Mrs. Prank Williams for > barbecued chicken luncheon. Guests playing with the club were Mrs. Guy Bryant and Mrs. Bruce ivy. Winners for the afternoon were Mrs. David Laney and Mrs. Williams. Mrs. A. C. Duclos was hostess Air Force Awards Contracts To Develop Atomic Airplanes By VEKN HAUOLAND WASHINGTON </P) — The Air Force hai awarded two n*w oon tract* to further development ol an »tomlc-powered alrplan*. It announced Monday It h»s assigned Lockheed Aircraft Co. Burbank, CaliJ., to build a multimillion dollar laboratory at Daw- sonvllle, Oa.. for development ot the frame of an atomic plane. The facility, expected to b» the largest of its kind in this country, will be owned by the jovernment but will be operated by Lockheed The firm has bought a 10,000-acre site and deeded it to the government for >1. At the same time, the Air Force gave the Convair Division of Gen- eral- Dynamic* Corp., a contract for continuing an air frame develop- ment project which ha« been under way more than lour years at Con- valr's plant in Fort Worth Tex. Convair ha* been working with the aircraft gas turbine division of General Electric Co. The Con- vair airframe would house the at- omlee engines that GE built at the gu turbine division plant in Lock- land, Ohio. Scientists say a nuclear powered airplane might be able to fly two million miles, or 80 timei wound the earth, on a single pound of. U235 fuel. Such a plane would be very heavy, but some designs contemplate a «peed of up to 2.SOO m, p.h. Wednesday evening to her eanaata club. Mrs. Helen Day won high score. During the evening Mrs. Duclos served a salad plate and coffee. FABULON the fabulous floor finish MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER CO. 1801 W. Mlin Ph. 3-8I5I Platform Rockers 9 • Factory Selected Covert • Regular 19.95 Special Hubbard & Son F <± THERE IS A WAY.. .. TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR FOOD BUDGET! BUY GROCERIES WHILE FOOD PRICES ARE LOW.... 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