The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on December 12, 1970 · Page 2
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 2

Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, December 12, 1970
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Page 2 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE [Blondie By Chic Young POPEYE By Bud Sag*ndorf I BET HE l «5 N MAD AT ME FORSPENDING «SO MUCH I 60LD BACK THE BATTLESHIP/SO I'VE SPEUT FORTY DOLLARS TWEMTY CENTS.' I SHOULD BE ^ CAREPUU..SIXTY BILLION DOLLARS V\OM'T LAST FOR- ? EVER.'/ ty? TSK' TS<: J MISS OYL... T AM WORRIED ABOUT THE MONEY YOU ARE SPENDING.' is M K I'M€ORRV.' I NEEDED A DRESS AND I HAD MY KHAIR DONE/ FOR SHAME/ YOU ARE MOT DOING YOUR JOB, MISS OYL" Rip Kirby By John Prentice & Fred Dickenson Brick Bradford ® By Paul Norris MAM TO coves.- f TBLU KCAUEEP CAPPV SPOTTED AN AEWV OP ROBOTS ON TMI OTHER " TH KALEEF SENDS A FElV MEN WITH &KJCK... \ THEY SOON BEA.CH THE TOP OF THE £/OGE„ THAT IS AN ABMV! NOW I KNOW HOW ' PAVIP WU5T HAVE FELT AGAINST SOUATHj •you WOULPNT KMOWI IT WAS IN ANOTHER T1AAE ANP WOKLP? AWAY! &UT THIS IS NOW! WHAT WIUU. WE PO? HOW CAN WE STOP „ THEM? YOU WW3VE OUiETUV COWN THE ClPSE ANP GET &6HINP THE COUUMN.... lt-U SET UPAS A PECOV. I'LL LEAP THEM ON... SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12. 1970 TELL ME World Today NEW YORK (UPI) -The first knights of the air conquered the skies in frail, powered kites with wings of tautly stretched cloth. Within a decade we may see the aircraft industry turn again to wings of fabric instead of metal. Unbelievable? Not realty, for scientists in England and the United States are experimenting with composite graphite rayon non-wmven fabrics for aircraft parts that are twice as strong as steel and 40 per cent lighter than aluminum. If the experiments succeed, the adoption of these remarkable fabrics as replacements for steel, aluminum and titanium in many areas of the aircraft' could cut the weight of the parts in half and the total weight of a typical jet airliner 15 per cent. . That would, increase range 10 per cent or let a military plane carry 30 per cent more armament. Rate of Climb Increased Rate of climb would be increased at least 10 per cent and liftoff and take off roll distance shortened by 15 per cent. In calculating the value of a designed plane, the aircraft industry estimates that every pound of weight saved is worth $100 to $300 in price to the plane's user. So the industry is obsessed with weight saving. Rayon, the oldest man-made fibre, is manufactured from natural cellulose obtained from wood or cotton. Carbonized or graphite rayon yarns, soaked in epoxy resins, have a modulus of elasticity exceeding 40 million pounds to the square inch. In the United Shates, these yarns have been developed by United Carbide Corp. under the name Thornel. The yarns are cooked at temperatures up to 3,000 degrees and stressed. This chanees the crystal structure COW'S MILK iH£ _ IN A0AMS... WHO LIVED TO THE &GEOF 40 ! PRESIDENT. MONROE V/kS NEXT... HE SURVIVED UNTIL THEA6E OF flS? • NO! ITS 60WS MILK! .MORE PEOPLE IN THE WORLD DRINK GOOT'S MILK THRU COVJ'5 MILK.' Vftw.ooee ONE DREAM? 1 VJHftT l<3 MgflUf 2H -m "WDRosPHeRe:.. PND IHC "HfHOSPHgge"? tVEN WHILE A6l££P. PART Of OUR MIND NtWtt STOPS WORKING AMD CREATES V6I8LE IMA6ES OR PICTURES.... WHICH WE CALL 0REAMS I iffe]WPROSPHERE IS THE LASER OF LSKOSBHS * 8 ^ OCEANS'.Tri6 iEfSSffi 1 ^?^ 6 STOW StoflOMQE ana produces amazing stiffness compared to weight. British are Experimenting The British are experimenting with graphite rayW reinforced with carbonized po- lyacrylonitrile lnfber for making moving parts of jet engines. Thornel presently cost around $350 a pound. To be used on a large scale in aircraft, it will have to be brought down to $25 to $50 a pound but Union . Carbide appears to believe that can be done if the demand develop sufficiently. You can't just weave this, stuff up and stretch it over an airplane wing-frame the way they did with cloth in the 1920s. The graphite rayon yarn has to be wound around a form, the cured to shape by heat and pressure—more like metal and fiberglass forming methods. And it tends to fracture if bent.over too sharp curves. . But when you get all through, it's still a textile fabric. If the aircraft industry adopts it on a. big scale it will be making a" circle back to its beginnings. DAILY CROSSWORD 41. Meander 42. Saucy DOWN 1. Assembles 2. Moss Hart's autobiography (2 wds.) 3. Longfellow's "The " (2 wds.) 4. Poetical adverb 5. Run-down 6. Chaney 27. Woo 7. Modem 28. In- (hyph. wd.)' flame 8. Pass away with 9. Cross out love 11. Grade of beef 15. Zola novel 21. Ancient times 22. One of a Tolstoy pair 24. En r , grossed 25. Card ' suit 26. Classify •cln • s|s« B|O 0 M PIR 0 M To| 50 1 E, ROB E RJTJF RO s T OIPIE R AMAISIR .E • PJA|R| AUIT O • MIA ijs 1 e S NO W'PIUlD Dl M e PlAlP EJR SB AIR N 0 • AlEiAj AiA R OINHS|T|R BiRJE AJKJTJH El 3R BIEjN TflW'E NO BE EIAIT 3H0IR P!E • Yesterday'* Aaawtr 29. Swimming 31. Milton's art 37. My (Latin) 38. Energy 9i WASHINGTON MARCH OF EVENTS - . MILITARY BLUNDERED OFTEN EARLY IN WAR MARINE GENERAL SAYS OUR TACTICS WERE BAD General Lewis Wall His honesty is admired By HENRY CATHCART Central Press Association Correspondent W ASHINGTON—Marine Gen. Lewis Walt said pubUcly the other day what many Pentagon officials have been admitting privately for nearly two years: "Vietnam was a brand new war and we (the military) didn't recognize it," he asserted. "We were thinking of World War II and Korean type conflicts and didn't understand you just can't go in and wipe out guerrillas." It took a long streak of honesty for this tough-minded officer who commanded Marines in Vietnam for more than two years to stand before newsmen and acknowledge that our long-term performance in Vietnam has cast grave doubts on the judgment of our top military leaders of the past One U.S. intelligence officer goes so far as to say, "It is difficult to conceive the military blunders that marked the early days of this war." Indeed it is. The late French historian Bernard Fall warned in his best-selling book "The Two Vietnams" just how difficult it 'would be for any foreign power to wipe out -intrenched guerrillas in a matter of months or a few years. . He noted that it took the British 11 years to defeat Communist guerrillas in Malaysa and that nation was a peninsula surrounded on three sides by water and protected to a major extent from enemy troop infiltration." . South Vietnam, on the other hand, is nearly totally exposed to infiltration along its borders with Laos and Cambodia. • • • • • HAIPHONG IMPORTANT—Walt, not unlike most military men, insists our failure to shut off the port of Haiphong was an important factor in prolonging of the war. Because of our fear of bringing' the Soviet Union into the war. Communist supplies by millions, of tons have flowed into North Vietnam via the harbor. But Walt well recognizes that cutting off supplies would not guarantee a quick end to the conflict. At no point in the struggle has the Communist guerrilla been anywhere nearly as well equipped as his American counterpart Many top military leaders now realize that this war should have never been sold to the American people as a conflict where large numbers of U.S. troops could liberate the people of South Vietnam from invaders from the north. Defeating determined guerrillas can be accomplished only in a matter of long years, hot months, and can best be accomplished by the soldiers of South Vietnam itself with large scale U.S. aid. In a word it is called Vletnamization, the present U.S. long range policy in Vietnam. Illustrating "how naive I was," Walt told of spending an hour talking with a village official and hearing how the situation in the.village was well under control. He was greatly encouraged, since the village had been a trouble spot for many months. # HOODWINKED—But as the general left the conference a woman slipped a piece of paper in his hand. When Walt had the * message translated, he found the official who had given him the glowing report of U.S. progress was actually the. number one Viet Cong in the settlement Knowledgeable Pentagon officials seem to feel that much has changed in Vietnam in the last two years. We now have realistic goals and the administration hopes to withdraw most of its combat troops in the next two years. " But" the military was tragically slow in learning the lessons of guerrilla warfare. It would seem appropriate to find out why, so it will never happen again. ACROSS 1. Aromatic spice 5. Veered 10. Yearn greatly 11. They'll say "we're in love" 12. Agitate 13. Leasing agreement 14. Musical note 15. Bird's nest 16. Unclose (poet) 17. Purpose 18. A Lowell 19. Be still! 20. Tranquil 22. Joyous shout 23. One of Guido's notes >24. Scottish explorer 25. Burst of applause 27. Well-known gypsy 30. Double . curve 31. Pater 32. Girl's name 33. Powdered -lava 34. Umpire's cry 35. Burmese demon 36. Boarder 38. Cougar 39. Most faithful 40. Collar or jacket • - . .. . . . , — DAILY CRYPTOQUOTE—Here's how to work It: AXYDLBAAXR Is LO NO FELLOW One letter simply stands for another. In this sample A is used for the three L's, X for the. two O's, etc Single letters, apostrophes, the length and formation of the words are all hints. Each day the code letters are different A Cryptogram Quotation LKHLSK MJH DZK SDGK DZK HCGKA IH UEVJ RHSSNKZ GJDA GJK LKH­ LSK MJH JDQK GH MDNGCHZ GJKU. — K. Q . SEVD1 Yesterday's Cryptoquote: A KITTEN DOES NOT DISCOVER THAT HER TAIL BELONGS TO HER UNTIL YOU TREAD UPON IT.—THOREAU (O 1970. Kins Feature*. Syndicate. Inc.) 1 2 J 4 5 6 7 . a 9 10 IL 12 1 14 IS • 16 17' la m 9 20 21 l| 22 23 M 24 25 26 27 it 20 31 32 J3 34 w IP 36 37 39 w 40 41 it 42 By LESTER L. COLEMAN, UJ>. Hopeful News in Medicine Dr. Coleman Our Goals An Now Realistic WANT ADS PAY TWO YEARS ago, I wrote about a spectacular hormone­ like substance that gave great promise in modem medicine. It is known as prostaglandin. Many scientists believe it will be the wonder substance of the next decade, comparing well with the discovery of cortisone and even the antibiotics. Known as a hormone regulator, prostaglandin plays a role in a wide diversification of medical problems. High blood pressure, asthma, thrombosis of blood vessels, and male sterility are only a few of the conditions affected by the fourteen known prostaglandins found in body tissue. Worldwide research is being carried on after being stimulated by the Swedish scientist who did the pioneer work in this field. Dr. Ulf S. von Euler, Nobel prize winner, estimates that more than 500 laboratories all over the world are studying some aspect of this intriguing substance. It is expected that this vast scientific investigation will uncover many more clinical applications, and give us greater insight into medical conditions that have as yet resisted the inroads of science. • • • A group of surgeons at the Harvard Medical School believe- that they can reduce the frequency of lung complications after surgery by teaching their patients to yawn. By yawning, they reason, the lungs can. be deeply inflated and thus prevent the collapse of small areas of the lung. Dr. Robert H. Bartlett and his. co-workers have shown the beneficial effects of this increased ventilation. • • » At recent meetings of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Morton Freiman, of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in. New York City, "presented an interesting report on Vitamin A deficiency. He and his colleagues showed that, in experimental animals, recovery from surgery was less rapid in those who had a marked Vitamin A deficiency. This knowledge may soon be considered as part of preoperative preparation of humans for surgery. • • • SPEAKING OF TOUR HEALTH: Safety glasses for hobbyists and power tool workers are sight savers. Dr.. Lester Coleman has prepared a special booklet for readers of this column, "Alcoholism—A Family Disease.'' It probes this grave problem and offers hopeful advice. For your copy, send 25 cents In coin and a large, self-addressed 6 -cent stamped envelope to Lester L. Coleman, M.D., P.O. Box 5170, Grand Central Station, New York, N.Y. 10017. Please menttua the booklet by title. (O 1970, King Features Syndicate, Inc.)

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