The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 26, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 26, 1953
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r FACE TWO BI.YTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRTOAY, TONE M, >«C Htorf Werrns— Another War Would Mean HeavyShowerofU.S.A-Bombs By ELTON C. FAY WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon D t a n has bowrd out as head of America's atomii propram with advice to Russia that starting a war would v x pose her to a rain of U. S. A bombs "of almost any size." That was the picture Dean paint- TNT—Dean said the B. s. now has ed at , farewe.1 new, conference ' ^™™« £X',en« „, yesterday before his retirement a fnmily of atomic ^capons- a next Tuesday, after four years in J f ilm i!y which includes new designs the lob as chairman of the Atomic j of almost any usable oiwrgv ve- Energy Commission (AEC). |lease, small or large, and of almost "It would be a great pity," he|»">' slze -" said, "if Russia started a war be-j cause she assumed the United States did not have the power to retaliate to the point of destruction." Then, in contrast to the theory once held that bombs no weaker than the "nominal" ones dropped on Japan could ever be marie euqivalent to the energy released in the explosion of 20,000 tons of Judy's Hubby Coughs Up LOS ANGELES (/Pi— Actors' agent Sid Luft has agreed to buy additional Insurance that will provide a college education for his son by actress Lynn Bari, his former wife. Saying she was worried by Luffs "reckless spending on horses and living In general," Miss Bnri haled 'him into court, where the agreement was reached. Luffs attorney pointed out that there is a $25,000 life insurance policy in favor of the son, now four yeans old, but the actress contended the boy's education should not depend upon his father's death. Luft now Is married to Judy Garland. Not N'limher He suggested it might be helpful if an official indication of the '•magnitude'-' of the U. S. atomic weapons stockpile was piven. But he replied. To another question, he said th aircraft nuclear power project hac been "stretched out" but he sale he had no strong objections. No definite date for attainment of the project Is needed, he said, and i would be better to work carefully What about the project for an atomic engine for a big alrcraf carrier? JiLst New Power Dean said there had been t he didn't subscribe completely to [ "slight change" in this. He Indi proposals that the number of bombs be published. Dean also looked at the other side of the picture. He. said it might help the civil del'emo effort, which lias "been Infill';, 'f / i -]i'"'i- cans were presented witli an offi- cinl U. S. estimate ol Russia's atomic capabilities. Yes. he said In response to question, he had the informntion but it was not nil to tile issue it. He said that was some- thins for the While Hon.,-.:, National Security other policy-making decide. Dean was asked Council and agencies to if there has been nny serious effort to cut back he three billion dollar atomic expansion program authorized a year ago. "None that I know of," Brazil Strike Is Settled .JWO DE JANEIRO, Brazil HP) — The Labor Ministry announced today that a settlement has been reached in the 11-day-old strike by 8,000 Brazilian maritime and river transport workers. The union strike committee said work would be resumed immediately. Details of the agreement were not announced officially. B r a 7, i 11 a n newspapers said yesterday, however, that the strikers had won their chief demand for & monthly fmer-l gency bonus for each worker of 1,- j 000 cruzeiros $25. 64 Percent Never Had It So Good cated he expects a start on the program in 1964. Secretary of Defense Wilson has exhibited coolness toward the car rier project. He told a news con ference recently that atomic power would be merely another way to power H .carrier and In itsel "would not give you a completely new weapon." Rep. W. Sterling Cole (B-NY) chairman of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee, said today that testimony before his group was that seven billion dollars earmarked in the budget for continued atomic research would be sufficient to continue developments that might be applied later to Navy surface ships. I. I. Rabi, Columbia University physics professor, told the atomic committee yesterday the U. S. is technicniy ready to produce electricity from nuclear energy. The committee recessed Until Monday a series of open hearings on an AEC proposal to let private business operate atomic plants and handle fissionable materials to spur the development of civilian power. WASHINGTON f/P) — More than 64 per cent of the Army's Reserve officers have agreed to exchange their old, five-year commissions for Indefinite term appointments now provided by law. Of 353.895 officers offered a choice between giving up their military standing or accepting (he indefinite commissions, 227,225 said they would stay with the service. An additional 15246 officers will be given another chance to take Indefinite commissions. "He is In excellent spirits and if Reserve officers of the Navy and saining appreciably In weight on a Marine Corps already arc serving full diet. j indefinitely and the Air Force is I "His general condition Is euch; waiting final returns on its change I Iliat, approval has been given for from short to indefinite term Re- him to leave the hospital on June rve commissions. 30." Eden to Leave Hospital Bed BOSTON wi — Next Tuesday has been set as the date for British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden to leave New EllRland Baptist, Hospital where he underwent n bile duct operation June It). A hospital bulletin last, night said "He BITTEN BY HALF A SNAKE-Student nurse Peggy Hood consoles her brother, Ted In an Atlanta, Ga., hospital where he is being treated after being bitten by hall a snake. Ted and his lather had chopped an eight-foot copperhead snake in half. When Ted picked up the business end, it bit him. British to See Vast Siberia MOSCOW I/Pi— Two members of the British Embassy staff left the Russian capital today on a trip to Lake Baikal, deep in Siberia. It was the first time in recent years that, j ifficial Western representatives ! lave been allowed to travel that 'ar in Soviet Asia . The Britons are the embassy's nir ittache, Air Commodore V. C. A. Johnson, and its secretary, O'Brien Teare. Their departure came only hree days after the Russians an- lounced a relaxation of travel bans or foreigners In many parts of tlie Soviet Union. Lake Baikal, the largest fresh wa- er lake In Asia, is 2,600 miles east f Moscow, near the border of Out-. Mongolia. The Trans-Siberian Railway skirts its northern edge. | earby is the city of Irkutsk, a ma-; >r transportation and industrial] enter of Eastern Siberia. I Iodine From Brine Approximately one half of the 1,500,000 pounds of iodine used annually in the United States comes from brine extracted from oil wells. The balance comes from Chilean saltpeter and Japanese seaweed. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Oh, Goody! Mommy Says I Can Go See 'FROSTY.' 6 MEN ON A DIET They solemnly agreed to cut out the calories. At the end of two weeks they nearly collapsed. Then this New York bachelor household decided to write to the Ladies' Home Journal, Taking the cue for the benefit of all hefties, the Journal this month offers 21 hearty masculine menus that don't fracture reducing rules, do peel the poundage. Here's the perfect slimming solution for the overweight man in your life. Get your copy of the July Journal and read— Six Men on a Diet. UMW, CIO Steelmen In Talks NEW YORK (*)—The New York Times -said today the heads of the Uniwd Mine Wprkevs and the CIO Stcelworken talked secretly In Washington yesterday, and scheduled further talks In the future. The newspaper said the subject discussed by John L. Lewis, chief of the Independent Mine Workers, and David J. McDonald. Steelworkers president, was not disclosed, It suit!, however, that it was reported there had been "no discussion of merger at the moment." But, the report said, the meeting set off fresh speculation along these lines: 1. That McDonald might lead his million-member union out of the four-million member CIO. 2. Thnt the CIO la on the verge of dissolution. 3. That there was truth In recent reports of merger discussions involving several smaller CIO unions and their AFL counterparts. 4. That CIO-AFL unity, which has been the subject of top-level union conferences, may be hastened by the possibility of a Lewis-McDonald merger. The Times said Lewis, who was the CIO's first head, and McDonald talked in a "very friendly" fashion in Lewis' office. In Korea, white is the traditional color of mourning and is worn for three years for close relatives. Librarians Criticize State Action LOS ANGKLE8 {#)—Tht American Library Association has criticized what it calls the "confused and fearful response" by the State Department to Attacks on U. S. overseas libraries. The criticism was contained In a resolution adopted yesterday by association's annual conference. Of the State Department and its policies on overseas libraries, the resolution said: "The hastily changed directives, the delays In the purchase of books, the charges of book burning, the fear to buy any books at all have presented a shocking picture abroad and have seriously damaged the ef- Susan's OK; Coughed Up Pesky Screw PHILADELPHIA W) — Two-year- old Susan Stremmel of York, Pa., Is the kind of patient doctors like. The little girl was brought to Jefferson hospital here Wednesday with a half-inch screw lodged in her windpipe. When physicians dropped into her room yesterday they found the screw lying on the bed. "She apparently coughed it up during the night while she slept," said a doctor. Susan will be released today. The heart generates enough energy in 12 hours to lift a tank car weighing 65 tons one foot from the ground. 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