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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1954
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T*AHK.f JVM H, AEC Releases Testimony in Oppenheimer Gelt Both Support And Criticism pened to that effort. They called the H-bomb "The Super" and "The Gadget." The picture unfolded was that •ven after former President Truman ordered the H-bomb project in January 1950 for more than a year the program was stalled and prospects were dismal. Talked About Failure "We never saw anything that really had a charge" of producing a workable bomb Dean testified until he called all top scientists together at a meeting at Princeton N.J. in June . 1951. Oppenheimer and several other scientists agreed that original premises about how to build an H-bomb had collapsed and the scientists were worried that the presidential directive could not be carried out. Dr. J. W. Alvarez University of California scientist said Oppenheimer told a Pentagon meeting almost a year after the Truman directive that the H-bomb project "will die a natural death" after Pacific tests planned for 1951 "fail." He quoted Oppenheimer as saying that would be "the natural time to chop the hydrogen bomb program off." Made Discovery Then dramatically in the spring of 1951 Dr. Teller made what was described as a "brilliant discovery" and brought this idea to the desperate June meeting at Princeton. After two days, Dean said, every- bodywas convinced the project at last was on the right track and Oppenheimer himself was "enthusiastic .' . . almost thrilled." "That is when it began to roll and rolled very fast then," Dean said. *T might say that the gadget which we originally thought of in 1949 probably never would work and, "would have cost in terms of A- bombs a price we could never have paid." Oppenheimer himself testified that "from then on it became clear that this was a program which was bound to succeed." He said production of an actual hydrogen explosion in late 1952, after the discoveries in the first half of 1951, was "a miracle of speed." As early as 1942, he said, he and other scientists had in mind a hydrogen bomb that would have "10,000 times the power of the atom bomb." No large amount of work was done on it then, he said, although "it was kept on the back burner throughout the war." Retired Lt. Gen. Leslie R. Groves, who had a major hand in selecting Oppenheimer to head up the wartime A-bomb project, testi- Former Local Woman Dies In Car Wreck Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Jules Pilant, a former Blytheville resident who was killed Sunday in an auto collision between St. Charles and Kinder, La. Mrs. Pilant is the mother of Carl C. Cullison, Jr., with the Marines in Long Beach. Calif., and Robert Cullison, who is making his home in Galveston. She and Mr. Pilant were returning from Galveston where they visited Mr. Cullison when they collided with a car containing five Negroes. Mr- Pilant was injured but not critically. Mrs. Pilant lived in Memphis before moving to New Orleans. Survivors, other -than her husband, include a sist«r, Mrs. E. W- Turner, Memphis: her mother, Mrs. Aline Dupre. Madison, Mississippi; a daughter, Barbara Aline Cullnon, who is a Wave in Hawaii, and her two sons. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Wright Ferguson Funeral Home, Jackson, Miss., with burial at 2 p.m. in Madison. fied that as he interprets the Atomic Energy Act—passed years after that—"I would not clear Dr. Oppenheimer today ..." He said he would base such a decision on the scientist's "past record of associations." Groves said, however, that Oppenheimer "did a magnificent job" at Los Alamos, where the A-bomb was developed, adding, "Naturally, I am prejudiced because I selected him for the job." Release of the testimony followed closely on the action of Oppenheimer's attorneys in making public a brief in which they asked the full AEC to reverse the findings of the special board. In a brief filed June 7. they said the scientist is "unquestionably loyal" and has "rendered great public service." The AEC had stipulated that the hearing testimony was for use at noon today. Wire services and individual newspapers, however, went ahead with accounts of it after radio commentator Fulton Lewis Jr. quoted some parts of it on his MBS broadcast last night. Lewis said he was "deliberately violating" the release stipulation, and he said: Dr. Oppenheimer's attorneys have released their own propaganda statement, in an attempt to condition the public mind ... in another of these trick plays which have marked this case . . . "I for one am tired of the phoney business of reports and documents being leaked to a, selected if motley collection of the left-wing press. while the rest of the news world toddles along behind, to pick up the crumbs ..." The AEC had no immediate comment on Lewis' action. Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton (12:M Quotation!) July 3416 3430 3414 3416 vjci 3411 3417 3411 341'" Dec 3409 3411 3408 3415 Mch 3423 3431 3423 3427 Ntw Orleans Cotton July ..., 3414 3416 3412 3413 Oct 3412 3414 3410 3414 Dec 3410 3412 3408 3412 Mch 3429 3430 3427 3430 QUESTIONS and ANSWERS What Are "Slips"? ? Occasionally when a man or woman who has been sober through A. A. will get drunk. In A. A, relapse of this kind is generally known as a "slip". It may occur during the firgt few weeks or months of soberity or after the alcoholic has been "dry" several years. Nearly all A. A.'s who have been through this experience say that slips can be traced to specific causes. They deliberately forgot that they were alcoholics and got overconfident about their ability to handle alcohol. Or they stayed away from meetings or from informal association with other A. A.'s Or they let themselves become too preoccupied with business or social affairs to remember the importance of being sober. Or they let themselves became tired and were caught with their mental and emotional defenses down. In other words, most "slips" just don't happen. They can usually be avoided by newcomer and oldtimer alike if both will remember that staying sober is the number one problem for every alcoholic. How Often Do A.A. Members Have to Attend Meetings? Abraham Lincoln was once asked how long a man's legs should be. The classic answer was: "Long enough to reach the ground". The friendly injunction, "Keep coming to meetings," so frequently heard by the newcomer, is based on the experience of the grat majority of A. A/s who find that the quality of their soberity suffers when they stay away from meetings too long. Many know from experience that if they do not attend meetings regularly they get drunk—and if they are regular in attendance they seem to have no trouble staying sober. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS lox 873 — Blytheville, Arkansas Anyone Interested Invited to Our Meetings Open Meetings 8:00 p. m. Every Friday Night Cfeetd Meetings 8:00 p. m. Every Tuesday Night Club Room over Hardy Furniture Co. I. Moin Street — Blytheville, Ark. Chicago Soybeans July .... 379 388i/ 2 379 388 Sept .... 266% 270 266-% 269 V 2 Nov .... 2491/2 251% 2491/i 251 Jan .... 252'/i 254% 252 1 / 2 254Vi Chicago Wheat July .... 191'A 192% 189V 8 !90 l / 2 Sept .... 194 195V 4 192V 8 193% Chicago Corn July .... 156i/ 2 i5 7 i/ 4 158 i /2 156 7/ 8 Sept .... 152 152>A 151% 151% New York Stocks (12:4S qu*U«on«) A T and T 166 1-8 Amer Tobacco 60 7-8 Anaconda Copper 37 5-8 Beth Steel 89 3-4 Chrysler 50 1-4 Coca-Cola 118 1-2 Gen Electric 42 3-8 Gen Motors 72 Montgomery Ward 62 1-4 N Y Central 23 1-2 Int Harvester 31 Republic Steel 58 7-8 Radio r 28 1-8 Socony Vacuum 43 3-8 Studebaker 175-8 Standard of N J 89 1-4 Texas Corp 71 1-2 S" rs 64 1-2 U S Steel 49 1-8 Sou Pac 43 1-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. (Ifh- (USDA)—Hogs 5.500; trading slow, uneven; barrows and gills mostly 1.00-1.25 lower than yesterday's average: sows 75-1.25 lower; bulk choice 180-240 Ib 23.00-75; few 240 Ib down 22.75; some choice No. 1 and 2 lots 23.85-24.00; latter lowest top since Dec. 9; 240-270 Ib 22.00-23.00; few 270-280 Ib 2.12522.00; 150-170 Ib 22.25-23.50; sows 00 Ib down 17.00-19.25; heavier sows 14.00-16.75. Cattle 2.700, calves 1.000; opening generally steady; load average and high choice medium weight steers 23.25; several loads and lots high good and choice yearlings and medium weight steers 22.2550; commercial and good steers and heifers largely 16.00-20.00; cows steady; utility and commer- IKE Stop Those Horrid Lies Your Skin m Telling About Your Age , remature crow's-feet at the, corners of vour ey^s arc often caused by skin dryness. Skin dryness is r.aused by your skin's inability to make enough lubricating choleslerols and esters. Penetrating Lanolin Plus Liquid used nightly as a cleanser — then a few extra drops gently massaged into your skin before retiring — next day a few more drops used as a powder base. This keepj your skin constantly supplied with an abundance of oholesterols and esters. Result: dry *k.irt is overcome — premature dry-skin wrinkles quickly fade, giving you a surprisingly younger look. Get your Lanolin Plus Liquid today. Use it tonight. Actually SEE and feel a difference tomorrow morning. All this for but one dollar, plus tax. J*£ If you spent $1,000, you could not get more bfauty help than von get from a' $1 (plus tax) bottle oj Lanolin Plus Liquid. Liquid lanolin Plu» Liquid Make-Up $1.00* Lanolin Plus Shampoo $1.00 Lanolin Plus Hand Lotion Jl.OO* Lanolin Plus Liquid Cleanser $1.00* Lanolin Plus Glcans'in* Cream $1.00* Lanolin Plu* For the Hair $1.00* Lanolin Plus Body Lotion $1.50* (Continued from Pag« » forward to 1956 at this time. A reporter then noted that Adams in his remarks last week had mentioned the possible loss of Congress to the Democrats as only one of three factors which might cause Eisenhower not to seek a second term Adams declined to disclose the other two and the President was asked whether he knows what they are. Laughing Eisenhower said Adams had mentioned to him just before the news conference that he might be asked about those other two conditions, The President quoted Adams as saying he hadn't even told -isenhower about them but he would do so some other time. Farm legislation—The President again declined to say whether he would veto any bill to continue government price supports at a fixed 90 per cent of parity instead of providing for a shift to the flexible price support plan advocated by the administration. Explains Stand In response to a question Eisenhower said again he never had advocated during the 1952 campaign government price supports at 100 per cent of parity .He said he was talking of 100 per cent of parity in the market place, and stressed that he feels there is a cial cows 11.50-14.50; canners and cutters 9.00-11.50; bulls unchanged; utility and commercial 13,50-15.00; cutter bulls 11.50-13,00; vealers 1.00 lower; good and choice 16.0020.00; few prime 21.00; commercial and low good vealers 11.0015.00. big difference. Parity is a standard d«e*gn«d to give farmers a fair return for their products in relation to the cost of things they buy. On another farm matter, the President declined to commit himself on a Huose Agriculture Committee proposal to hike the price support level of butter and dtijrv products to 80 per cent of parity from the present 75 per cent: He said that specific idea has not been brought to hi,s attention, but that he is very much in favor of the idea of gradualism in dealing with farm problems. The thing he is trying to do, Eisenhower went on, is to prevent rapid fluctuation in farm prices. The President also touched on these topics: Korea — When Undersecretary of State Walter Bedell Smith returns from the Geneva conference, the President plans to invite representatives of both parties in Congress to the White House to hear a report on those sessions. Eisenhower said the next step i in the Korean situation is for the 16 anti - Communist Allies who fought there to report to the United Nations. He said the United Nations would then have to take some action—what kind, he did not know. Red trade—Eisenhower declared he is not so sure just what the results would be if the United States and other free nations were to cut off all trade with Russia and the satellite countries. The President was told that Rep. Dies (D-Tex> had suggested that the best way to halt the spread of communism would be to cut off shipment of all goods, including non-strategic materials now .shipped to the Soviet Union. Unemployment insurance — In connection with his call last week for action in Congress to broaden the unemployment insurance pro- French Start Return of Red Wounded HANOI. Indochina (ff\ — The French high command began the return of 575 sick and wounded Vietminh prisoners of war today as token repayment for the Communist release last month of French Union wounded from Dien Bien Phu. Seventy Vietminh were handed over to Vietminh authorities this afternoon at the little village of Dinh Cau, 30 miles northeast of Hanoi and just inside the edge of rebel-controlled territory. Seventy more were to be returned later this afternoon and 127 tomorrow at Dinh Cau. The other prisoners will be released in Central Viet Nam later, probably the last of this week or early next week. Those returned today appeared happy to get back to "their Vietminh comrades. Some had been prisoners for more than three years. Taken to the release point in ambulances, they cheered and sang as the convoy passed through small towns and cities. MCCARTHY gram, Eisenhower was asked whether he plans to ask the states to call special sessions of their legislatures to help carry out such a program. He replied he intends to point out to the states the advantages of taking action on the matter. But he added that he does not think it would be proper to say to Gov. Arn of Kansas, for example, that he ought to call a special session. (Continued from Page W ceiving confidential information. "I take it," Welch said, "that it is your position that if the FBI issues a document marked confidential and some government em- ploye has it and thinks he can prove things are not moving swiftly enough, he may bring it to you." | Welch, who speaks to McCarthy only on the record, touched off a verbal battle over the memoranda yesterday as the Senate Investigations subcommittee heard the last of testimony from Roy M. Cohn and Francis P. Carr. Welch, special counsel for Stevens and Adams, made an effort to discredit the memos and suggested that Mrs. Mary Driscoll, McCarthy's secretary, had not typed one of them as she had testified. McCarthy demanded that Welch take the oath and give any information he might have "that Mrs. Driscoll is not telling the truth." Welch, who has clashed with McCarthy before, ignored the demand. . Yesterday McCarthy told the subcommittee, on which he has vacated his seat for the current hearings, that the charges against Cohn, its chief counsel, and Carr, chief of staff, have been proved false. Carr was dismissed as a principal in the case on May 26 by a 4-3 vote when subcommittee Republicans overrode Democratic opposition. Army witnesses repeatedly have denied the McCarthy-Colin charges that they attempted to use Schine as a "hostage" in trying to sidetrack an investigation of alleged Communists in the Army. Acting Chairman Mundt (R-SD) said Welch had assured him he Cotton Condition Said Excellent LITTLE ROCK (/ft—The Crop Reporting Service said today that Arkansas' cotton crop is in excellent condition. "A large part of the acreagt has been chopped, cultivated one or | more times and is clean," the | weekly bulletin reported. "Aided by j good * seed beds and favorable weather the crop has been chopped at a rapid rate and no serious scarcities of labor have developed." Ripe Tomato Is Picked By Blytheville Resident Evidence of one of Blytheville's "most growing" springs in recent years continued to pile up today. Amongy persons reporting various buds, fruits and flowers was Mrs. Ludie Webster, 2114 W.- Rose, who Monday took the first ripe tomato from her garden. Scout Leaders Meet Here Tomorrow Night Regular meeting of North Mississippi County District Boy Scout adult leaders is scheduled for tomorrow night at Rustic Inn in Blytheville. The session is to get underway at 7:30. Fire to Be Probed NORTH LITTLE ROCK (ft — The spectacular fire which caused $600,000 damage at the Fort Roots Veterans Hospital Monday night will be investigated by three members of the hospital staff. could finish his cross-examination of Mcarthy during the day. Whether the hearings would lap over into a 36th day tomorrow appeared to depend on the amount of senatorial questioning. See the display of "Coke & Food" at food stores—loaded with suggestions of good things to serve with delicious, ice-cold Coca-Cola. fi Bottle Carton 25c Pleasing people isn't hard—you serve things they like . . . and flavors tfoat go together. That's why so many home-makers are choosing sparkling, ice-cold Coca-Cola to accompany good things to eat. The unique flavor of Colee gives a wonderful lift to the meal. And you serve it in 4 jtffy, right in the bottle. Try it—serve Coke tonight .•OTTlfD UNt>E» AUTHORITY Of TMf COCA-COtA COMPANY if COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Of BLYTHEVILLE "CoU" n a r*gi«t«re<i trods-morfc: . 0 '»*', *

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