The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1955 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE A-Tests May Be Outgrowing Nevada Rv nnirnt *e » . nctEi>. *^ - - ^^—.^^•^^•^•^j^^^^^ DOUGLAS LARSKN NBA staff Corretpondent WASHINGTON — (NBA) — Are the atom bomb tests outgrowing the wide open spaces of Nevada? Current tests could be the last conducted 'in the U. S. Recent findings as to the extent of radioactive fall-out are causing grave concern. They have resulted in a stiffening of the weather rules for atomic tests. The "big shot" scheduled for the opening day of the current series was postponed three weeks. Meanwhile the AEC set off several smaller, "less sensitive" test . j keep the test pot boiling. Such testa aren't cheap. The AEC would like to continue experiments in Nevada. It's a lot cheaper to shoot off A-bombs in the western U.S.A. than to trans-' port all the materials, scientific equipment and personnel out to the Pacific Islands. But if all these men and all this equipment have to sit around wait- Ing for "safe" weather, the cost of operating this close to civilization may get prohibitive and the relative cost of Pacific experiments relatively more attractive. Despite delays In the current series, AEC says there is no present thought of moving the site to the Pacific. Further, the question has been raised as to whether the use of the Pacific site for nuclear tests might violate the UN mandate to the U.S. over the Pacific Islands Involved. World attention focused on the fall-out problem when radioactive dust fell on Japanese fishermen during the last H-bomb tests in the Pacific. The AEC has recently released detailed information on the 7000-square-mile area which can be contaminated by H-bomb fall-out. This has Intensified national anxiety over the problem. The new weather rules Were set up by AEC to make doubly certain that fall-out form this series didrA contribute further to the anxiety. But they complicate further tests, AEC spokesmen admit. WAITING FOR BOOM, WEATHER — Army photographers stand by long-range camera wait- ing for an A-bomb shot at Las Vegas. New weather rules have made waiting a new problem. House Group Terms Dust Storms Serious WASHINGTON (fP) — The House Appropriations Committee yesterday called early 1955 drought-born dust storms a "serious national problem." It approved an expenditure of $7,146,000 for emergency soil control work and urged the Agriculture Department to give "even closer attention" to long range plans for soil conservation. The committee's recommendations, which must be passed Upon by the House, were contained in a report on a supplemental appropriation bill. The drought aid funds approved .would be used to make payments to farmers for erosion control work. The committee said a limitation of $1.25 an acre for such work should be lifted. The funds recommended constitute the unspent portion of 15 million dollars originally appropriated for soil conservation work by Congress last year. ' The whole series was planned with the new rules in mind. That's why the "less sensitive" shots can be quickly substituted for the "more sensitive" ones. But it takes extra effort and increased strain is placed on physical security by postponements. A vast array of scientists, aircraft, participating servicemen and observers assembles for each blast. Every time one is postponed, great amounts of time and effort are wasted. All roads are blocked the area for many miles around and commercial flying is' restricted over most of Nevada. AEC admits some inconveniences from these additional problems, but spokesmen say not yet enough to cause the Nevada site to be junked, Within the AEC there is study of possibly relaxing the' new weather standards. It is pointed out that through June of 1954 the government had paid out a total of $52,206.87 on 389 claims arising out of the tests. They were largely for injured cattle and minor damage to homes. Not one claim was paid for human injury. The Nevada congressional delegation Is concerned. Sen. Alan Bible (D., Nev.) has introduced a bill in the Senate to remove the $5000 limitation on claims allowed against the government from test damage. A constituent wrote Rep. Clifton Young (R., NevJ: ' 'Let's take the A-bomb tests back to the South Pacific. Th&t's beter than endangering the lives, property and health of hundreds of Americans here. The only people here who benefit from these tests are the strip hotels as you may be aware." The "strip hotels" are pie gambling casinos at Las Vegas. - A member of the Nevada legislature recently introduced a resolution calling for a halt to the tests. Las Vegas criticized him in sharp editorials. AEC spokesmen say that it will not be determined just how much the new weather rules hold up the test series until all of the shots are finished. If the eight-to-ten sched uled shots are all completed within the general date limits, which are secret, there will have been no rea delay. But If the series is forced to ex tend beyond the planned time, then it could amount to a cost of $30,000 per day extra for the delay. Wyoming Fire Fatal to Six LABAMIE, Wyo. UPi — Six men were killed yesterday in a fire that flashed through an old two story hotel. Fire Chief Blake Fanning said the blaze centered in the rear lobby of the Johnson Hotel near ^he stairs. Guests were forced to escape from windows and fire escapes. Five of the dead were, identified as Harold C. Dahl, La Porte, Colo., Ed Boots Smith of Laramie, Eric Irene of Laramie, Henrich Burg- LITTLE LIZ— There's always danger of o chatty conversation turning into a catty one. «HK» lund of Laramie and Walter Plnne: of Cheyenne. Panning said all died of suffocation, either from smoke or heat. Another victim was burned beyond immediate identification Fanning said the body, was found on the first landing, where the man apparently fell after staggering ironi his room across the corridor. The fire was reported at 2:55 a.m., Fanning said, and when the department got there men were hanging from the hotel and com mercial signs. Five men were hospitalized with burns or effects of smoke. One i: in critical condition and may no live according to his physician. MOVING? Local or Long Distance CALL 3-8928 Beckham Moving & Storage Co. 900 N. Second Calhoun Asked To Stop Singing • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif, tfl — Actor Rory Calhoun was asked by police Monday night not to roar in the bathtub, at least with the window open. A neighbor complained to police about a noisy radio in the Calhoun home. Investigating officers learned that it wasn't a radio, but Mr. Calhoun, singing in the bathtub. 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Up to 36 Months to Pay NOTICE OF SALE OF SCHOOL BONDS Burdette School District No. 35 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, hereby gives notice that it will sell to the highest bidder for cash its proposed Issue of $35,000 of construction school bonds, to be dated April 1, 1955, and bearing Interest at the rate of 3.10% per annum, payable seml-annually on January 1 and July 1 and maturing serially on January 1 of each year as follows: $1,000 In each of the years 1957, 1968, 1959 and 1960 $1,500 In each of the years 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1966 $2,000 in «ach of the years 1967, 1988,1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972 $2,500 In each of the years 1973, 1974, 1975 and 1976 The bonds will be payable from the proceeds of » building fund tax ol 6 mills, If voted by the electors of the District at the March 19, 1956 election, which will continue annually until the principal • and Interest of the bonds are paid In full. In addition, the bonds will be secured by a pledge of all revenue that the District can legally pledge, including the annual surplut derived each year from the tax previously voted for the bonds now outstanding. The buyer may name the place ot payment and trustee, and shall have the right to convert the Bonds to a lower rate of Interest, provided that the conversion be In accordance with the Universal Bond Values Tables and such that the District shall receive no less and pay no more than It would receive and pay If the bonds were not converted, and subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education. SAVE $ 120 la '220 us. 379 95 " f~ * «* V 4 TON AIR CONDITIONER 199 $5 Down, on Terms Only o special purchase mokes this low price possible. Easily installed. 3 A Ton Deluxe model cools room area of 12x27 ft. 5-yr, Warranty. Factory- fresh—packed in their original cartons! Limited quantity. Check these comfort features: COOLS AUTOMATICALLY! Automatic thermostat keeps'room at desired temperature. BRINGS IN FRESH AIR, EXHAUSTS STALE AIR! Cools fresh outside air. Exhausts smoke, odors, stagnant air. PURIFIES! Specially filters fresh outdoor air as it is drawn in; reduces dirt, dust and pollen. DEHUMIDIFIES! Keeps air comfortably dry-re- movei up to 30 quarts of moisture per day. CIRCULATES ROOM AIR! Air is circulated quickly, efficiently—and without drafts. PERMANENT TYPE FILTER! Aluminum foil mesh filter cleans easily with fust hot water. The expenses of the Issue, Including the printing and trusteeing pi the bonds and the fee of Mehalfy. Smith & Williams, attorneys, Little Rock, Arkansas, upon whose approving opinion the bonds will be Issued, will be paid by the District's agent. The bonds will be callable for payment prior to maturity in inverse numerical order at par and accrued interest as follows . From surplus in the building fund, on any interest paying date; from funds from any other source, on any interest paying date on and after January 1, 1960. The saie win oe neld upon auction bids at 3 o'clock p.m. on the 22nd day of March, 1955, in the office of superintendent 01 schools in Burdette, Arkansas. Each bidder will be required to file a certified check In the amount of $700.00 on a bank that 1» a member of FDIO, payable to the District, to tw kept as liquidated damages If the bidder is awarded the sale of the bond» and falls to complete the purchase. Checks of unsuccessful bidders will be promptly returned. The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For further information address the undersigned. Given this 16 day of Feb., 1966. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OP BURDETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 35 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS By C. A. Tompklns, President H. D. 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