The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1951 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 18, 1951
Page 11
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TUB SKAT, DECEMBER 18, 19W BLTTHETTLt.E (AMC.)' UUURIER Air Force Seeks '2nd Atom Engine Pratt and Whitney Get Contract for Nuc/ear Project WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Air Force, pushing for early development of an atomic-powered airplane, has awarded a new contract for work on a nuclear engine to Pratt and Whitney Aircraft at East Hartford, Conn. In effect, the Air Force apear- ed to be. putting some of Its eggs Into a second basket. Last March 23, the Atomic Energy Commission AF.C announced- It was negotiating » contract with a General Electric Company division "for further ^ development of a nuclear reactor for aircraft." Last night • the Air Force Bald It had (riven Pratt nnd Whitney "a contract to work on the devclopmenl of an atomic aircraft engine." More Ways Sought An Air Force spokesman said letting of the contract to Pratt and Whitney was not to be taken as ar Indication that the General Electric Company Is not making pro- press. Rather, he said, a search is being made for more than one wa to develop the engine. The Air Force nnd the AEC working with Industry on (he pro joci. have been close-mouthed .ibou details. But scientists have predict ed unofficially Hint an atomic-powered plane might have a range lim tted only-by human endurance am speeds that can only be eucssed al Frame Contracted For Last Sept. 5. the Air Force noimced It had contracted witr Consolidated Vultee Corporation to construction of what engineers the air-frame—the shell of a plan without engines or instruments— for a nuclear powered plane. This was regarded as an indica tlon of reasonable confidence sue J R plane can be produced. Fen- Details Given Yesterday's announcement u.... few new details. The Air Force re called in a statement Hint Prat and Whitney's parent the Unite Aircraft CornorsUion. "was one a group of firms that participate In the postwar studies of nuclea energy for propulsion of aircraft Those studies were sponsored t the Air Force and the AEC. A spokesman, expanding a lilt' on the statement, indicated tha the second engine contract ha been awarded "to stimulate" wor on an atomic power plant. He sal when work is farther along it ma be decided to concentrate on on of the two separate types of engit under consideration. The state bird of New Hampshi: Is the purple finch. SWEDISH IMPORT — Singer BibbI Johnson of Stockholm, Sweden, makes with (lie traditional big smile and ankle display is she arrives in New York on the liner Grlpsholm. The umbrella is there for added decoration and in case of rain. Wor Veteran, 15, May Retire at 34 DETROIT. W—Leslie T. May, who won the Silver Star for heroism at 15, is looking forward to retiring when he's 34. The 17-year-old Wayne. Mich., youth re-enlisted yesterday on the second leg of what he's planning AS a 20-year hitch in the Army. May enlisted in 1938 at the age of 13 by using a false birth certificate. Pooch Knows Food—Steals Container, Too KALAMAZOO, Mich. (/Tj—Butch, a six-year-old mongrel, knows his grorerles even when they are enclosed in heavy metal containers. He sniffed a three-pound roast on the back porch where Mrs. John L. Watson had placed it to keep until dinner yesterday. Setting his teeth on the handle of the metal container, Butch lugged it all the way to the home ol his master, Garrett Osterhouse, a block away. Qster house had quite a time locating the scene of the larceny and restoring -the undamaged roast to Its rightful owner. Osterhouse is still looking for the owner of the roaster Butch broughl home empty—a month ago. Blood, Prayer to Decorate Tree CHICAGO (AP)—A bare 30-foot; Christmas tree was placed In the Congress Street plaza in Grant Park yesterday and the only way it can be decorated is by blood and prayer, " ' Leonard Hadded, 33, a hospital corpsman In the South Pacific during World War IT, put up the tree. He proposed that for every pint of blood donated to the Red Cross, he will put a red light on the tree. For every prayer for peace, he wiil acid a white light. Haddad, head of a fruit juice company, salt) his 65 truck drivers will solicit pledges for blood and prayers from -the company's 25,000 The PROOF* is in the Bourbon i * ?*'"•> , * <A w* r T *..«i--W By Ihe time he was 15, he was a corporal and in combat at Kae- song in Korea. He was wounried and won the Silver Star for valor. But hi* older brother obtained his release a year ago ind Leslie hasn't been happy since. When he reached the legal recruiting age of 17 last month, he went to sign up. There's one problem — his 14- year old girl friend. But, sa>s May of life in the Army, "I never had It so good." York Times Editor Moves Up NEW YORK VP) — Turner Cat- edge, executive managing editor )f The New York Times, lias been lajned managing editor of the lewspaper to succeed th« late Edwin I>. James. President and publisher Arthur Jays Sulzberger said la-st night hat Catledge, 50, was "admirably suited" to take over the job. Tolsonous Tomatoes Until late in the 19th century, many'AmcricaiM refused to eat tomatoes because they thought ihej were poisonous, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Hollywood for (Continued from P»j« I) rrgultr military duty at th« same tlrna men are being selected for training, the locil draft boards will have a very difficult problem on their hand*. They will have lo decide what boys will go for six months and what boys for 21 months of regular duty. It will be a tough decl slon. Army will get about half the trainees, the Navy Including the Marine Corps 28 per cent and the Air Force 22 per cent. Training will be strictly military The Army plans lo give (he first 17 weeks over to basic training Next six weeks will be training with units and «ome leadership instruc- Ttw bttane* will b* sohool- ng In special Army subjects. Training by the Navy would be similar, with Ma duty being the last phaM. The Air Force plans lo give eight week« of basic training, 16 weeks of specialist training, followed by duty with regular units of the Air Force. All three services would give men training- In many subjects which could help get them jobs when they get out. including training in communications, vehicle maintenance personnel work, law enforcement, and m'.'dlca! work. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, C'hloka sawba District, Mississippi County Arkansas. Charles Sabato, Ptf. vs. No. 11,915 Felicia Sflbato, Die. Tilt defendant, Pellck s«bato, !• hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Charles Sabato. Dated this 1 day of December 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes. D. 0. C r, Cooper, ally, for pit. Ed B. Book, atty. ad lltem. WARNIXG ORDRR In the Chancery Court, Chlrka- sawta District, Mississippi County, Arkansas-. Chester Bcatty, Pit. vs- No. 11,914 Adele neatly, Dft. The defendant, Adele Beatty, hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court named in tho caption hereof smd knmr «h* complaint of the plalntlK, Ch«eter Realty. Dated this 7th day of December, 1051. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes, D. C. C, F. Cooper, attorney for fit. WAIININ'O ORDER The defendant, Nettle Lynch, ij warned, to appear in the Chancery Court. Chlckasavija District, Mls- sippl Count, Arkansas, within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Harvey A. Lynch. Witness my hand as clerk of said court and the seal thereof, on this 21th day of November, 1051. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Ruth Magee, D 0 Frank C. Douglas, atty. lor ptf. Claude F. Cooper, atty ad lltem. Appeal Court Reduces Fines of Engineers IPOH, Malaya (JPj — The Appeal Court has reduced flries of 180 imposed on two engineers who locked up a sentry when they found htm sleeping on duly at the Perak hydroelectic company's dam. Last Minute Suggestions From OWENS DRUG STORE M The two company they were wrongly engineers felt convicted of ! confining the special constable. They felt it their duty to see that Communist terrorists don't damage the dam and a sleeping sentry with a gun at his side was not of muc-h protective value. 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