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The Times from Hammond, Indiana • Page 65

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Hammond, Indiana
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Neatly Shod Dogs Patrol U.S. Base in Germany Work With New Electronic 'Brains' Opens Field for Army Math Experts DANC.TR, MCVS This snirlmg -UnefXi liund demonstrates Ins wiv of chasing unmutcd MMtois from US Air iorce at Lindstuhl, Germanx To piotcct his feet from conciete a he wears shoeb Converting GI Insurance Policies Urged World War II veterans holding term GI life insurance might do well to ponder the experience of nearly 20 000 veterins of World War I who didi their term policies to permanent GI insurance That the a i of Robert Beer manager of the Veterans Admimsti ition ngionul office in Chicigo Term GI insurance he explained must be rent wed five years at an increasingly higher premium rate Having cm nt the ir term GI policies through as miny as seven renewals thse 20000 World War I veterans now in an almost insoluble probkm sitd 62 of ago with tin ir ean infjs generally di. dining tin ILL i i the renew il cost of their term politics so high thnt in in of them a i ing forctd to drop their GI insurance thost who can afford to ron in 11 tU my not br Title to do so in fn jc irs Bn point it Ht smd tint War II vet enns in avoid the dilemma of their okU eomridts hy convtrting to pernnnei GI insurance The mitiil LOht of p( imanent insurance is higher i turn but the prc mi im rites do not increase In A i i Beer explained per- ni incut GI insurance has a. cash irrend exttnded insurance piid LAVnSTUHI Girmain AP) If ont onu prow ling around the big US Air Forte base hcie he a good ehanet of a rough encounter i a big shnip oid and sharp toot hi watchdog And hat more that dog ill probably be a i ihocs' German sheep crogs or schaifer- hunds been enlisted in the big job oC patrolling this sprawling The i i has a long tradition as a faithful shepherd helper and watchdog Gentle and response to handlers he can be trained to atUxk intruders with fierce coungt, MUCH OF the an base patrol duty takes ilu dogs ovtr hard concrete Shortly after they were first assigned to the important mrd dut German handlers noticed th it the constant padding the was giving son The probkm solved with shoes Esput a shocnmkcis fashion each of dog shoe 1 fiom (jf tin a i a foot punt At firsl the dogs fussed at the footgtni but bv now they a be come to tin idea and would no more go on i them than would i i gged human buddit Furtliornioi i pninpind and valuable it a a of footwear one is, i i several sets of bhocs And win it to Inspections the pi il animals are CM UK HIM than tht ir sotdur I handk ra do the polishing for thi insurance ind 'oan a Tirm i i is none of these Information about conversion of GI policies ss at the VA office in Chicigo WASHINGTON BIZMAC irNIVAC, GARBAGE IN-GARBAGE OUT-- all new terms the Armj Thej replaced GOVERNMENT ISSUE or BY THE NUMBERS and piobabh but a small, select circle re heard moie frequent! than the old expressions used millions of World War II and Korea Tor these colorful oxprtiMons put of the i i a i lan of militin muthemutt i i man tin elei tronu computoiv the brmns thnt the nun know how up i the right a i i mutter of split SiLonds Specialist 1C i i of C.ardiui Mttss is a master of one of tin in him Mimo of art as i hull ioml MEKI.IV. a man of unusual i upntion his an unusual title Ht an tltctronit computt program mor one of a group performing a-i highly spcchilui soldk i in this unique mllitan, fto! i In his Signal Corps ork ith the computer Mellm might be i a probkm to sohe in connection ith radio i equoney data Done the old fashioned way it might hiue taken 50 girls v.ith hand calculating machines a week to come up with the answer One man however In this caae MUUn "programs tho problem a pro-planning task that may take a few hours 01 a toiiplc of days of figuring out the sti bv step proc- OHS to be taken the electronic brain When this Is computed the Information is fed often ns mathe matical formulae- Into thi mnw of the machine and depending on the magnitude of the prohU the answer obtained in fit tends or minutes SALLY'S SALLIFS 'BR VIN'S' BR Mechanical braina art t.

i first-class human mind to figure vvhut i i a i them. Specmhst Third Class William Mcllin of la nine Mass does this work for the Arm which uses of electronic computers supporting headquarters ami combat unit activities. need It This a smooth flow of weapons and equipment from manufacturer (o combat soldier Today that flow In made ponsible without of flloa Todnv one lurngrammrr teikm citn kei of 100 million fiuU and then file Kit thft tnformatttm in tuiple at recli of magnetic tape "VVhy Jon you greet me cheerfully when 1 come honis thl3?" LWSPAPLRI is d.biiRRing or checking the aciurao of the work Did the results meet the original requirements or should the prob 1cm be i with torn lions' That where GarhaRi in Carlmgc- out nters Mcllin explains "If the problem has been sloppily programmed the answer i be just as incorrect If the prognmnn made mintakea the imuhme ill make stakes It in con it do one a i Ihink for us. if Men like Mt llm are not picked out. of basic a i i urn tit and taught Army jobs by the numbers Hut the Army taught him plontv just the Hanu A 1D52 Duke Unlveriily graduate In economic 1 and mechanical i ngineer ing he became Inten sled in com as he alt h.

the tolevS slon reports of that a i national elections FascinnUrt hy tlu i i i i of red in the hitivi ly now field he went to work for onr of the 'brain manufacturers slarttnff job consisting of ighl haurit of school daily by nix months apprenticeship on the ma chine HKN 1 1 I Army he won quick!) returned to schools op. rated by mnnu facturers of vanoun models that the Army a The idea, of course wan to help him become familiar with the different machines nurd by Army and pBpr-ilnlly by Signal Corpd Alt the braina Incidentally arcn found In the Pentagon or in the Army's research and development laboratories They've become almost Indmpi liable in what old ntill fondly mil the field The employment of new weaponB uyiiU ma requires the use of lightning csUulntionn which haa created a demand (or trained programmers The complexity of the modern Army means equally complex supply and accounting systems to in- tiiire thai field units have what they when and where they Observe SALT LAKE riPY A The famed Salt I-ake choir is observing an anniversary its 25th a of Sunday morning i the Col umbia Broadcasting Presi dent Fiienhower and a score government of iKnt to start your tavtngt account? When it comet to opening a tavingt account, there be a time good ai NOW Nothing it eauor then puffing it off. But nothing it better (for your financial future) then getting ttaried at once upon program of tyitematic ing. Don't watte preciout time Open a uvingt account at HEGIWISCH FEDERAL you'l Of- DIVIDEND ON SAVINGS i glad yoti MIOEWISCH FEDERAL 13303 laltimore Ave. Hegewisch, III.

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