The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 7, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 7, 1947
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1947 BLYTHEVIIXE (AKK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE THHEl'v. scientific Study ieeded by Navy Halsey is Speaker At Dedication of New College Building OXFORD. Miss.. Oct. 1. .(UP) — I Fleet Admiral William P. (Bulll lHalse.v. retired wartime cominanrter I of the Navy's Third Fleet, declared I today the nation must expand Us Iscicntilic research or lose its ranking la." a first-rate military power. jjToday we lacX tile scientific nwIcdge which is essential to I the development of many of the I weapons which we must have ir we larc to retain our supremacy." Hal- Isey said. 1 The five-star admiral spoke at (ceremonies here dedicating McCan 1 Hall, a Navy ROTC building on the 1 University "of Mississippi campu." I named in honor ol the l/>te Admira 1 John S. McCain, Ole Miss alumnus I and commander of famed Task [Ftece 58 under Halsey in the Pa- [ciCie War. I Emphasizing the need for contin- Mied research,^Halsey said that the I U. S. in World War II won the race 1 for "technical supremacy" by the thinnest of margins. Had Germany developed Us buzz bombs or \'-2 rockets earlier, he added, Uie Normandy Invasion might have been I impossible. "One thiiiR is certain. The ex- I perience of .World War 11 proved 1 that a first class navy can no longer exist without the closest tie in with | science. ' | Halsey said the Navy Department, under the new office of naval research, is working "with numerous iversities, non-profit laboratories tl industrial laboratories" on a ; ried program. "The more varied i the attacfcy on problems the better j the results will be." i Of McCain, Halsey said silnp'.yi | "This leader seemed to know only one word—attack." : Oscar O. Wolfe, Jr., Duncan, Miss., president protein of the State Senate, introduced Halsey. Mrs. Kath- ' erine V. McCain, the admiral's widow,, presented the university with a bronze plaque to be yrtacecl in McCain Hall. Gathings Plans Radio TaSk on European Tour WEST MEMPHIS. Oct. 7.—Rep. E. C. Gathings will eive an on-the- spot report of his trip to the S:an- danavian Countries in a transcribed program to be broadcast over WMC Thursday at 10:30 p.m. Rep. Guthings, who is on an inspection trip of Europe as a member of the Special Food Committee, made the transcription in Holland, trie mid-way mark of the committee's extensive itmeiw'V.i,. fi p,.':.: ' Before returning to tin's country Tlcp. Gainings' Committee conducted investigations in Belgium. France. Italy, Switzerland. England and Fires Burning In Texas Slander Suit Delayed JONKSUOIiO. Ark., Oct. 7. (Ul'l — Libel suits against I'eie and Jack Coushlln, G.I. editors of Ihe West Memphis News. IUUT been posl|x>ned milII Kcfoniuvy-. The suits were filed in C'lTil&head cuunty. The plnliillffs »re CrlUcndpn County Slu'i'lll Cecil Ooodwin nml i ck'imlics Hud Holland and O, o. ' Dlcksou. They each nsk 110,000 for nllc^cd slnmlcrous iirllcles published during lust Summer's poUtlcul campaign. Only a highway separated tills fire from the Superior Oil Go's Recycling Plant in the Uikc Creek Oil Field near Convoe, Texas. Ben Kelly, operator at the plant, docs what he can to stop the small blaxes. Some 25 fites have been put out In this area but more lircs were started In other sections ol the timber-land. iNEA Tclcphoto.) VSAA Officials A I • , /^ •!, • Admit Guilt in Try for Bribe RICHMOND, Va.. Oct. 7. <UP) — Two former regional War Assets Administration officials today awaited federal court action after pleading 'guilty to charges of soliciting a S25,- 000 bribe from a Louisville. Ky. electronics corporation executive. The men. Herbert Tinker. 54, chief of the WAA Regional Aircraft and electronics Division here, and Lawrence Bryan. 31, head of the Regional Electronics Branch in Richmond, were indicted by a federal grand jury but waived arraignment and entered a guilty plea. The FBI charged they solicited 1 the bribe irom Stephen A. Cisler Jf .he Electronics Service Corp., Louisville, offering to cut his 569.920 sealed bid to 110,000 on a quantity of electronic cable, If Cisler would turn over $25.000 to them. Tinker, a riative of Boston, was a principal in several Mnssachu^ setts high schools before beginning work in 1942. Bryan.{from Norfolk. Va., was employed by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics before joining the WAA in 1946. Cork legs are not made o[ cork, : but received their name in mem- I ory of Dr. Cork, inventor of artificial limbs. Auto Skids 78 Feet; Then Kills Pedestrian NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Oct. 1. (UP) —, Funeral strives were bcinb' planned today for William p. 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