The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 19, 1954
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MM TWO BLTTHSTTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 19, 111! New Weapons Create Intricate Problems In Directing Battle By ELTON C. FAT AP Military Affairs Reporter WASHINGTON (AP) — New weapons —- atomic cannon, guided missiles, rockets — are giving the Army firepower undreamed of not many years ago but they also are creating serious-problems in the already intricate business of running an .orderly, efficient battle. Tbes* arc among: the problems to be worked on in maneuvers, involving 100,000 Army and air men, starting: this week in the Carolina^. They are the first big-scale exercises involving the firing or simulated use of virtually all new weapons. „ Deciding what weapons to shoot at what target has.been a source of argument even with conventional artillery and aircraft. The advent on,the battlefield of "artillery" that can range out from 20 to scores or even hundreds of miles and has a much greater demolition radius is compounding the problem. The Army's new 280mm, cannon, Which like the Corporal missile or the Honest John heavy bombardment rocket fires either atomic or conventional explosive, is an example. Coordination Needed The approximately 11-inch gun has a maximum range of about 30 miles. Under present organization, the gun is considered "corps artillery." That means that control of batteries of the gun rests with the headquarters of a. corps (a corps usually is composed of two or three Army divisions.) The control does not go back to a higher headquarters, such as a theater command, where coordination of tactical bomber and fighter-bomber aircraft of the Air Force and Navy is maintained. Yet the range of the 280mm. gun and bombardment rocket, and especially of the guided missile, reaches out far ahead obliquely to either side of the normal fighting front of a corps. Some tacticians see in this rigidity of corps control both potential inefficiency and danger, contending that: ; 1. A corps headquarters can decide to strike a target which is scheduled for or indeed already may have been taken care of by bombing planes sent by a higher headquarters. 2. Without coordination, planes heading for a target may fly into the path of fire from atomic cannon, missiles, or rockets. foster Miracle? 9-Year-Old Stops Breathing, Starts Again OKLAHOMA CITY (tf—The par" ents of brown-eyed Patricia Joy Payne believe they have experienced first hand the miracle of Easter. To Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Payne of Duncan, Okla., it was their own personal Easter miracle. Their 9- year-old daughter stopped breathing and came to life again. Patricia was struck on the head by a swing at school Wednesday The only visible harm was' a scratch above the ear. After while, the hurting stopped and she returned to classes. At home that evening, she as cured' her mother, "It doesn' bother me any now." She felt wel enough to go to a movie. Then, with shocking suddenness She lapsed into a coma. Thursday came. She failed to re gain consciousness. .Doctors decided to bring her Ex-Rep. Thoma Makes New Bid For Congress NEWARK. N. J. (/P) — Former Rep. J. Parnell Thomas is making a comeback bid in tomorrow's New Jersey primary election, for which a light turnout is expected. A lack of statewide issues accounts for the expected slack voting. Both the Republican and Democratic senatorial nominees are unopposed. Party battles exist in onl> eight of the state's 14 congressiona Thomas, onetime chairman of the House Un - American Activitie Committee, has based most of his campaign on support of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy R-Wis and his objectives and methods. He is running against the incumbent, Rep William N. Widnall, for the Republican nomination in the 7th district Widnsl] is backed by the party at state and local levels. Thomas, 59, served seven terms in the House before he was convicted of padding his payroll while in office. He served a nine-month prison term antt was pardoned in 1952. In his comeback campaign, he says he is '1,000 per cent" behind Sen. McCarthy. The ship was an early Christian symbol which represented the church, in which "the faithful are carried over the sea of life." Science Briefs tune in! BASEBALL PLAY BY PLAY KLCN-FM with HARRY CARAY HOUUff TO YOU §Y ANHIUfU-iUSCH, INC v« • i • • t^i • .. ROBIRTSON DISTRIBUTING CO. here. Still another day passed and she lay unconscious. Saturday morning, the real crisis came. "I was here by myself and I saw her take her last breath," Payne recounted. She gasped once, and lay still. "The nurses and doctor came quickly and started giving her artificial respiration." he said. It was decided only an emergency operation would save her. During: the operation doctors said she stopped breathing again. But the surgeon found the trouble and removed it—a blood clot on the brain. On Easter morning Patricia "came to life again." She awoke from the deep and\ near deadly sleep into which she had fallen four days before. "This is the happiest Easter we've ever had," her parents said. Daylight Saving Time Starts For Millions Sunday Daylight saving time rolls around again next Sunday for millions of Americans. Other millions will ignore it. As in the past, about 45 per cent of the population will set clocks ahead one hour; 55 per cent will not. Opposition traditionally has centered in rural areas. Many farmers say that cows and pigs don't know how to tell time, but do know when the sun comes up. Animals get upset if you monkey with the clock, the argument goes. Others say their hired hands would have to stand around waiting for the dew to dry before harvesting certain crops if they went on daylight time. In the bigger cities, however, Industrial and office workers like daylight saving, particularly the extra hour in the evening when they can weed the flower bed or play catch with junior. There are a few new wrinkles this year. Three New England states—Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire—decided to extend daylight saving for an extra month, until the last Sunday in October. States which will utilize daylight! saving, either statewide or local- ! ly, include Rhode Island, Maine, I New Hampshire, Massachusetts. I Virginia. Montana, Kentucky, Ohio, , Missouri. Illinois. Pennsylvania, i Connecticut, Maryland, West Vir- ! glnia, New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia. Airman Has Illegal Parking Approved DETROIT (#}—Traffic Referee John M. Wise promptly dismissed an illegal parking charge when Arthur Bensmiller's motner explained: Arthur, 18, pulled into the park- Zanuck's Daughter Weds > i LAS VEGAS, Nev. (/P) — Suzan Zanuck, 20, daughter of 20th Cen- ! tury-Fox production chief Darryl F. Zanuck, and TV film producer Andre Hakim. 38, were married Sat- j urday in the Hotel Last Frontier's! wedding chapel. Automotive Hint When driving in a fog after dark, it is wise to drive slowly and be guided by the right aide of the road, focusing the spotlight in this direction, rather than to rely entirely on the headlights to penetrate the mist. All Sizes Budor Porch Shades 3 FT. to 12 FT. Hubbard & Son FURNITURE uatur cedar hope chest Graduation»timt , .. and after that won- t dtrful evtnt, what? Why, ho>« for tht future, clothes for vacation . . . beginning to collect all thos* thingt so necessary to lift after comft«nc«mtnt. And First of all, she wants a CAVALIER CEDAR HOPE CHEST, Tht Cavalier is tht idtal graduation gift, finely made, so sturdily constructed, beautiful and enduring. All h«r treasure will be safe, dry, prottcttd from moths, itcurtly locked from all harm . . . if htr n*w ctdar hopt chest is a fint furniturt CAVALIER. •tavfffv? 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