The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1955 · Page 18
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 18

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 13, 1955
Page 18
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BLTTBEYTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAT, DECEMBER 18, 19M Physicist Finds Cheaper Way To Produce Atomic Energy By FRANK CAREY Associated Press Science Reporter CLEVELAND (AP) — Production of atomic energy for teaching purposes by "a poor DM«'I approach" has been demonstrated for the first time. Dr.Lyle Borst, New York University physicist, did the trick with a new kind pf atomic reactor or "furnace," Which he assembled and tested himself, for the first time Friday night in the Cleveland Public Hall, with only a reporter and a couple of scientific colleagues as an audience. Tbc dfvie* featurM "an old hogs- bead we bought for 10 bucks" and wreral thousand dollars worth of •unttiary equipment-plus 1120,000 worth of atomic fuel and other material loaned br TJncle Sam. And it requires no shie'lding. The fvel arrived Just in time for Boret to assemble the device and prepare to give the first public demonstration of it Saturday at the opening of an international atomic exposition sponsored by 25 American engineering and scientific societies. The exposition, deigned to exhibit the latest developments on peacetime uses of nuclear energy, is the forerunner of a nuclear engineering and scienc congress, featuring technical --e ports, which will be held all nex week. Borst quickly made it clear tha the uranium "fuel" for the reac tor—obtained on loan from th U. S. Atomic Energy Commissio —is worth $80.000 and that a ra dium-beryllium mixture needed t start the fission process represent another ?40,000 loan fromthc AEC But he said that the setup—de signed as a revolutionary new too for teaching an important phase o atomic energy to prospective nu clear engineers—is still a bargain basement item compared with th cost of building a full-scale re OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye NeUe Starr Elizabeth Ann Alexander enter tained Friday evening, with a drop In following the Osceola-Leachville basketball game. Christmas decorations Were used to decorate the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Alexander. Party snacks and iced drinks were served throughout the evening. MK. Garner Robbing invited Mr*. BiH Ettas to be her special guest when she entertained' her bridg« elub Friday afternoon a1 the Hut. Fie and coffee w*n served to tin eight guesU. M». Ouy Driver was hostess Thiu-iday to the Town and Country Canasta Club. Mrs. Guy Bryant was a special guest. LuiKfaeod was served at noon followed by canasta. Christmas decorations were used to decorate MM. Drlyer'* country home. M«. W. T. Lyttte, Mrs. Herman MulltDB and Mrs. Palmer Stanton were *e winners In Thursday's Bridge Cl«b when Mrs. Harold Smith WM hostess. A dessert course wa. served. Mrs. Tinsiey Driver left Sunday for Jacksonville, Fla., where she will spend two weeks with her son, J. T. Driver. Sixteen members of Chapter O, AF's 'Cot Eye' Can See in Dark •Baltimore (IP)— The Air Force announced yesterday it IE perfecting an electronic "cat eye" which can see In the dark with daylight clarity. "Optical amplifier" is the name for it. It's something like TV. The Air Research and Development Command said it to approximately a thousand times more sensitive ttian the standard television camera. In a flight test, airborne observers were able to see the ground clear- Sy on a moonless, winter night ,tl Ak- Force said. The development work at Wrig. Field at Dayton . Ohio, began 3 months ago and the idea has bee perfected under contracts Westinghouse Corp. and Rad Corp, of America. PEO Sisterhood, gathered at the home of Mrs. Jettie Driver Wednesday for their a n n u a Christmas party. Using a silver and gold motif Mrs. Driver's home was gaily dec orated for the event in gilded mag nolja leaves and silver bells. The theme was repeated in the centerpiece the hostess used for th« dining table's decoration. An old fashioned turkey dinner was served at one o'clock followed by the exchange of gifts among the members. The focal point of the living room was the decorated Christmas tree. Tom Callis, Jr., of Luxora spent the weekend in Fulton, Mo. t where he went especially to attend dance. Mrs. Mary Dean is ill at her home on East Bard Street. Mrs. Graham Pnrtlow and baby daughter, Laurie, arrived Wednesday night from New York to spend two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Shippen, and Mr, Partlow's parents in Blytheville, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Partlow. Miss Lillian Patterson was hostess during the past week to the Calvary Auxiliary. Mrs. Jack Uzzelle presided over the meeting. Miss Patterson and Mrs. R. C. Hobson htid charge of the program. They made plans for the supper, which was held Wednesday night at the Hut, honoring the new minister and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Raymond Denton. The Rev. 0. B. Moore was guest speaker last week at the Tyronza Country Club. Capt. and Mrs. E. A. Hook and u wo sons of Murfreesboro, Tenn., will spend 15 days during the holidays with Cnpt. Hook's mother, Mrs. J. H. Hook. To build the latter type of reactor, he said, .would cost about $250.000—exclusive of the fuel that would have '.o be loaned from the Explaining 1 that his device is a so-called "subcritical nuclear nuclear recator" — which produces atomic energy but is incapable of causing a chain-reaction such as occurs in a full-scale reactor— Borst told a reporter: "With this apparatus, which represents a 'poor man's approach to atomic energy,' we can measure most of the characteristics of a chain reaction—which is basic to all nuclear engineering—without establishing a complete chain." HE WAS THIRSTY, THAT'S WHY—A fellow has a hard time these automobile days finding a place to water his horse. But Joseph lorio.solved the problem in Pittsfield, Mass., by riding into a tavern and ordering a couple for "Kirig," the horse. 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