Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 27, 1955 · Page 11
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RED LEADERS WALK IX STEP— Yugoslavia's President Tito. left, marches in step with Russian Communist party chief. Nikita Khrushchev, center, and Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin on the Russians' arrival at Belgrade airpou for reconciliation talks. Aides follow the tno. Khrushchev told Tito the Soviet Union is "sincerely sorry" about the 1918 expulsion of Yugoslavia from the Cominform. He blamed "enemies of the people," including; the late Lavrenty P. Beria. (AP wirephoto via radio from London) Plans to Buy Railroad Fall Through CHICAGO IT) — Negotiations by the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway Co. to purchase the Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad have failed. Ben \V. Heineman, chairman of the Minneapolis & St. Louis executive committee, said in Chicago Thursday that the M. & St. L. offered May 5 to pay SO.S10.000 for the 82 per cent of f . P. & W. capital stock held by trustees of the George P. McJCear Jr. estate. Heineman added that if the trustees had agreed to the sale, the M. <fc St. L. would be ready to buy the remaining IS per cent of the capital stock held by other stockholders on the same basis, fhe total purchase price, Heine-man said, would amount to 12 million dollars. F. X. Newcomer & Co. INSURANCE BONDS REAL ESTATE LOANS Phone 4-1821 Dfcson, HI. Near estate's trustees did not ac;pt the offer and no new m mm m. nego-ations aie pending. The T. P. & V. is used largely f eastern shippers uho wish to by-pass Chicago area traffic. The spans the state of Illinois from er, Ind., to Keokuk. Io*va, west of the Mississippi River — a dis- nce of 239 miles. McNear gained contiol of the T. P. & W, at a receiver's auction )26. The road frequently was plagued by labor strife as a result of McNear's hiring of non-union mployes. McNear was shot and killed finm imbush near his Peoria home in March, 1947. The shooting occurred little more than a year after two railroad pickets were killed and three wounded in a labor dispute, prehended. OBSERVATORY FOUNDED Greenwich observatory was founded in 1675, during the. reign of King Charles II. The meridian of Greenwich is the datum of longitude for all British and most HUB :e Cohi|i 816 Forest Ave. Look, Dad/ IT ROLLS! Phone S-9961 Packaged METAL AWNINGS that ROLL UP and ROLL DOWN •Stays Up AM Year 'Baked Enamel Finish •Completely Assembled • Ready to Hang With Just a Few Screws Lowest price in metal awning history! And BeauryROLL gives \ou complete sun control at all times. With baked enamel beauty that's yours for a housetime.' But without the trouble or expense of seasonal put up, take down, storage! OPEN SATURDAY UNTIL 9 P. M. Must Cut Speeding Former Racer Says NORTH PLATTE, Neb. HI— Kir Rhiley, former racing car driv. who once held the record for the Pike's Peak racing car cl says. "We've got to come down in speed. Rhiley. now 70, said, "the future holds an automobile of unimagined quality for us. But we've got to come down in speed and control it at somewhere not over 80". A rodent is a gnawing mammal. For Week End of Fun Come to CLUB AVALON Ladd, III. Featuring Rhythmairtt (Sat. Night) Daffy & Frankit (Sun. Night) Finest of Drinks Always No Miners Allowed ONLY MAIL *r FHONI Ord< Avtlobl, in GfMA o Moreen end \ Russia Seems to Lead In Long Range Bombers By JAMES MARLOW Associated Prew »w« Analyst WASHINGTON U>-The Defense Department, alter a two-weeks blasting by critics, now orders a boost in the production of long-range bombers. This could be a coincidence. Maybe it wasn't. A little over a year and a nan ago— Oct. 6. 1953— Secretary o£ Defense Wilson made a prediction about the Russians: "It would be perhaps three years before they would have a reasonable number of bombs (H-bombs) and airplane* that could deliver them- I don't happen to think myself that this lunt factor is too important." He said he thought American developments were about three years ahead of the Russians. 'Capability Superior' A month ago the Russians displayed over Moscow iwarms of planes, fijrhtera and long-range bombers, some of new types. That touched off public warnings mat the Reds were pulling abreast, if not ahead, of American air power. Sen. Svmington (D-Mo). who was secretary of the Air Force under President Truman, said Wilson had underestimated Soviet air strength. The Defense Department issued a statement saying the Russians were cutting into this country lead in production of heavy, long- range and medium bombers. Three days ago Wilson said this country is maintaining a "military capability superior" to that of Russia. He listed the kinds of new planes seen over Moscow this month. Thursday the Air Force announced it is ordering a boost in the production of America's newest long-range jet bomber, the Bo2. What is the tally, between the United States and Russia, in planes and their development? Here's Box Score Here is a box score put together from the information provided by Wilson and information put into the Congressional Record by Symington : Long-range heavy bombeis— For years the Russians had no long-range bomber. The United States stayed ahead with its long-ranger, the B36. ot which n had plenty. But no more B36s aie being built. They will be succeeded by the B52. The B52, an eight-jet bomber, is not yet in operation in Air Force squadrons. The Air Force will have PICNIC SUPPLIES Charcoal Grills All Typts in Stock Steak Grills Picnic Baskets Thermos Jugs Bar-B-Que Sets Charcoal MASSEY'S Ace Hardware 38 Gal.no Ph.2-0511 Open Saturday Till 9 p. m. Here's Our Bl 1336 E. LINCOLN HWY. DE KALI, ILLINOIS perhaps 15 or 20 of them by midsummer. They have a speed of ?er 600 miles an hour, can range ;er 6,000 miles. Over Moscow the Russians dis played 10 or more of their new long-range jet bombers, called Type 37, which Wilson himself said is comparable to the B52. It is said to have four jet engines and may be more powerful than the B52. Medium bombers — The American B47, with six jet engines, can go long-range with refueling. About 1.500 have been built. Type 39 Larger Its Russian counterpart was shown over Moscow. It is called Type 39. It has two jets, to six iSP^^ a^a^ ua^uk RVNflft JUST PAY DEPOSIT AVAILABLE WHEREVER YOU BUY COCA-COLA ROCK FOR D COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. 114 PRAIRIE ST. • ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS 1120 FIRST STREET DIXON. ILLINOIS f«?r the B47, but is described mm larger and perhaps more powerful. Fifty Type 39s were flown over Moscow. The Ru5sians also showed a plane— called the 5X38— which is a turboprop swept-wlng bomber. Besides acting a* a bomber, it could be used for refueling other long-range planes for reconnaissance. Wilson said the Russians showed at least nine. The United States has no turboprop bombers- but has some in production. Fighteis- As a counterpart of this country's day fighters — the F86 Sabre and the supersonic F100— the Russians have the MIG15 and MIG17. This country has thousands of the F86. The Russians are believed to have thousands of the MIG15. The United States has turned out several FlOOs. It is not known how many MIGl's the Russians have. But better than the F86 Sabre and F100. the United States is building the F104. a supersonic jet with a speed of 1.000 miles an Is Your House Blistering or Peeling? Get "VALSPAR'S" New "VALASTIC" Blister Proof House Points as Advertised in LIFE McCANN WALLPAPER & PAINT 119 GALENA AVE. th Wilson said the Russians dis played more than 50 new supersonic fighters. Sunday, May 29th 4 ESENT to you . . . ANNIVEBMBY WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE NEW PLASTIC PICNIC COOLER AT THE Special Anniversary Price $2" REGULARLY SOLD AT S3 4 J Idea! for picnics arrd parties, perfect for outdoor movies. 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