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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIX-NO. 225 Blythevlllfi Courier Blytheville Daily News Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald BLYTHBVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER U, 1953 SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Bidault Sees Great Hope In A-Plan Ike's Program ' Lauded At NATO Meeting By TOM MASTERSON PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault told the open-session of the NATO ministerial meeting today that President Eisenhower's plan for an atomic pool for peace would "divert an immense material power from a deathly destruction toward the peaceful progress of mankind." Bidault. chairman of the meeting, declared to the nearly 50 foreign, defense and finance ministers from the 14 North Atlantic nations that a positive Soviet reply to the Eisenhower proposal would bring "incalculable political consequences." He added: "Never before would disarmament convey so many promises of a happy life." The ministers crowded into the huge conference room of the Palais de Chaillot overlooking the Seine River for their 12th meeting: on building up the defense of Western a. Europe. Later today U. S. Secretary of State Dulles was expected to tell them they must press on with their CHURCH PLANNED — Shown above is an architect's drawing of the proposed new sanctuary and educational building for Wesley Memorial Methodist Church here, The new building will be located at the intersection of Howard and Marguerite Streets and will co.st an estimated $38,000. Cotton Farmers To Seek Increase matter out of Berlin rearmament program what they hope will come the Big Pour's projected conference. In his address today, Dulles was due to emphasize: 1. That the Russian threat is still very great to the Democratic way of life in France and the other NATO nations. 2. That the European army treaty must be ratified and the one - uniform, six-nation force brought into being. Integration Important 3. That the 12 German divisions to be raised for the army are not the only important feature of the pact; that equally important is the impetus it will give to the integration of Western Europe commercially and socially as well .as militarily — to raise living standards and counter Moscow's blandishments. But Dulles also was reported planning to tell the French unless the European Defense Community (EDO Treaty is ratified by next Spring he can't promise how much Secretary of Agriculture Benson said this week that he would make such a recommendation and expressed regret that Congress had failed Lo authorize a larger planting quota than the 17,910,448 acre total he announced earlier. Southern and western cotton-state legislators could not get together last session on how much each area should receive. The last time cotton acreage and marketing quotas were voted, cotton state congressmen virtually were buried under protests from farmers that their individual allotments were too small. And that cut, made three years ago, wasn't quite as severe as the cut in prospect for 1954—unless Congress acts. The heat will be more specifically on the Senate. Last summer the House passed a bill to hike the national allotment to 22 J .2 million acres. This bill will be pending in Uie Senate j Agrculture Committee when Congress gets back to work next mouth. Protest Forced Increase Three years ago, the national allotment /or 1950 was set at 21 By GOEDON BROWN AP Special Washington Service WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas congressional offices j are braced for a heavy load of mail from farmers urging j | quick passage of a government recommendation for three | million more acres in 1954 cotton planting quotas. in sight the total -be set at 19 million acres. But Benson said 21 million would still allow a reduction in total cotton stocks during the 1954-1955 marketing season. Marketing Qoota Polls Designated Voting Hours to Be From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In County Tomorrow Polling places for farmers voting in tomorrow's cotton marketing quota election weir- named today by count" ArrrifMaire Stabilization aid •::-. .- • TjC'on "itfksSv lyfheville loclisfs Plan ew Sanctuary Wesley Memorial Church to Erect $38,000 Structure A new sanctuary and educational building will be erected by Wesley Memorial Methodist Church at the corner of Howard and Marguerite Streets hore, ' it was announced today. To be constructed of red brick veneer over concrete tile, the new building \vill cost an estimated S3S.QOO. The sanctuary will have a seating capacity of 240 persons and the educational building will contain six classrooms and two restrooms. Also included in the new building will be a it'- -.ster'.- *tudy. U. S. Branson of Blythevme is the architect. Approximately 510.000 in ca^h and pl?rir,i?.s has be?n obtained from Believes Gl POWs Prevent Interviews Dulles, Solon Differ On Issue of U.S. Reds FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) — AUy. Gen. Herbert Brownell says he thinks all suspected Reds have been cleaned out of the government. But Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) disagrees. Brownell said in a transcribed Texas radio speech last night, he believes all federal employes suspected oi Communist tendencies have been dismissed. "We think that they are all out of governme t now," he said on the state Republican committee's weekly program. "Report to Texas." "Bui the President has promised that within the coming year We will have completed the employe security program so that the people can be sure that none of them are left in government. "And those that arc outside, we are going to go niter them separately," the attorney general declared. McCarthy, Communist - hunting chairman of the Senate investigations subcommittee, said on the "Meet (he Press" television program (NBC) last night more em- ployes are being fired on loyalty grounds every day. The administration "is heading I in the right direction" in clim-, noting subversives from govern- ! ment, but "I don't think the job ended." McCarthy said. Brownell said "one of the first things that President Eisenhower did when he came into office was to set up an employe security program." "And T nm glad lo say when the first report came out about n month ago, it showed that 1,450 secvmvy risks have been fired from the government since Eisenhower took office." Brownell said lie "brought out those facts" on the Harry Dexter White case because "the people of this country arc entitled to know what SOCK on in their government." GOP National Committeeman 1.-I, J. (Jack) Porter of Houston asked whether Brownell's department would "continue to expose other cases." Browne]! replied: "I think \vc \vijl have otbccause how are we ever going to know . . . bow to deal In the future with this, international conspiracy . , . to overthrow our government by force and violence 1 ? ow are we ever going to know how to deal with that unless we. find out the mistakes that were made in the past so that we can profit by them?" The interview was transcribed during Browncll's visit to Texas last week. Dr. Andrew Mettlcship, slate pathologist, reported lo- church' v;hich ors of the Mngvcsatton by the d^. that carbon monoxide poisoning caused the deaths here n K On til r, itrcp nn Pmonro J - . -11 it- i i » i- 'Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. Carlos J. Kegley, whose bodies I '.'.;:tre found in an apartment house in ihe 100 block on Oomjy ittee on Finance, work only a jveek like myself who will stand up lor ! million acres, a sharp cut from his own thoughts and rights." jibe 1949 acreage of 27,719,000 acres. Her nice showing the strain of the last few days, Mrs. Howe almost broke down as she said, "Where did f fail—I don't know See NATO on Page 10 This time the cut would be from 24,534,500 acres in 1953 lo 17,910,448 for 1954—slightly greater percentage-wise—unless the Benson proposal for 21 million acres is approved. Protests from cotton farmers three years ago forced Congress to add half a million acres to take care of hardship cases. While the situation is slightly different this year it still is basically a replay of 1950. Arkansas' 1954 allotment, the way things now stand, 1,562,000 acres, compared with 1.885,000 acres in cultivation on July 1, 1953. Attorneys Here Explain New Act- In Law Review John W. Caudill and Oscar Fendler. Blytheville attorneys, are coauthors of an article on "The Uniform Limited Partnership Act" appearing in the fall edition of the Arkansas Law Review published by the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Bar Association. • Tliis act was introduced by Sen J. Lee Bearden of Leachville and ' '"mere will actively urge author- was adopted as Act 243 by the 1953 I 'zal'on for the three million acre General Assembly. Arka'nsas was | increase. the 33rd state to adopt this uni- j A figure on which some south- lorm law. Act 243, together with the i ern an(i western cotton senators have agreed on is 21,315,000 acres —which isn't far from the total 1950 allotment and just about what Benson will recommend. However, Rep. Gathings (D-Ark) has suggested that in view of the big cotton surplus on hand and Three years ago the state's 1950 allotment was set at 1921,406 acres after a big 1949 acreage of 2,616,000 acres. It's a good bet that Arkansas Uniform Partnership Act" passed by the Arkansas legislature in 1941, give Arkansas businessmen definite guides for creating all types of partnerships. In their article, Mr. Caudill and Mr. Pendler point out that the main advantage of the new law is that persons may invest money in businesses without being liable lor the firm's debts while at the same time receiving profits earned. Another advantage of the limited partnership over the corporation is avoiding of double income taxation since a corporation has to pay income on its profits and stockholders are taxed on dividends received. The article concludes: "Limited partnerships have a useful place in the forms or modes of business open to Arkansas businessmen. By adopting this new act, Arkansas stays abreast of other states in keeping its law in step with modern business developments. Inside Today's Courier News ... Textual Behavior in the ;, Human Bibliophile . . . Courier • News Feature on Blythcville's magazine Reading Habits . . . Page I(i . . . . . . Blylheville and Leachvillc Sweep Four-Game Scries wilh Tennessee Teams . . . Chicks, 'Lions Shape Up AS Top-Rung Case Foes . . , Sports . . . Pages 12 anil 13 ... . . . Chance Method Has Given Nation Good Veep in Nixon . . . Editorials . . . Page 8 ... . . . Red China Uses Truce for Intense Effort to Strengthen Military Might . . . First of Three- Part Scries, "IriFito the Bamboo Curtain" . . . Pasc 2 . . . Blytheville — Blytheville ASC (PMA) office, Ingram Building. Clear Lake — Home Gin. Dell — Dell School. Huffman — Porlv and Eight Gin. Half Moon-R.'D. Hughes Gin, i """: '" B """"""' H'tlf Moon I one-room frame building now b'.n 1 ! trod by thp church V.MS Little River — LE-MS G;n. j mo vcd li-re from the Lone Oak corn- Manila — Agriculture building, | mim ity tt [C w years a(;o. Manila School. Pawheen — Buckeye Store. Whisp — W. P. Carter Gin. Leachville — B. C. Land Co., Store. Yarbro — Mlillins Grocery, Bowen — B. D. Hughes Gin, Calumet. Bapsel.t — Roy Cox' office. Burde-ttc — BurdeUe Sturc. Carson Lake — Comer Brothers Store. Dyess — Dycss Cooperative store Etowah — Etowah Gin. Hatcher — Bud Smith's Store. Joiner — Farmers Gin. Keiser — Keiser Bank. Luxora — Houck's cotton office. Milligan Ridge — Cooperative Gin. Osceola — ASC office. Whitton — Community center. Wilson — Wilson Tavern. Each farmer is to vote in the been'pa"sTdr o'fttie''Wesley Me- i" £"'• MctUkship gave'-his official*, morial Church only since June, said I report'in tt telephone call to County "the gro\vth of the church, both 1 Coroner E. M. Holt this morning, physical and spiritual, has been verifying Mr. Holt's earlier dias- serioiisly hampered by inadequate, nosis of the cause of death. The building' facilities." | 5 ( a te report followed autopsies ordered by the coroner and performed over the week end in Little Rock. The bodies of Mr. Kegh-y, 50, his wife, Monipy.. 48, \vn-e discovered about 2.;iy p. m. Saturday Ly a Negro woman, Clara -Mac Whi- iams, who had bi^n told by tlie couple to come io Ihc a.partini-nt to pick up some truit foi 1 her children. A gas stove in the Kcglcys' cf- f:ciency apartment in what was Americans Refuse To Leave Stockades By GEORGE McARTHUR PANMUNJOM (AP) — Indian Lt. Gen. K. S. Thimayya said today he believes the 22 American prisoners of the Korean War who refuse to quit the Communists are attempting to permanently stall off Allied attempts to coax them home. "It looks to me like the Ameri-f cans might never be explained to," he said, adding he would make a personal appeal to them, possibly tomorrow. Thimayya said the Indian command would make every effort to get the explanations started, but there was little possibility they would get under way in less than four or five days. Time is fast running out; the explanation period ends Dec. 23. Only hours before they were scheduled to appear, the 22 balky Americans refused to meet with interviewers. They said they won't leave their barbed wire compounds unless fellow pro-Communist South For Text of American Prisoner's letter to his mother sec Page 10. Ry ROBERT . .TOHKSON JK. ROYSE CITY, Tex. 031—A whistling diesel streamliner slammed a station wagon off its tracks la\t night, killing a h?.rd-of-hearing father, his wife, three children and their maid. The hurtling automobile tripped a switch that derailed the twin engines and 10 r:ars of the sparkling red-nnd-silver train, en route from Defense Needs Hold Answer To Tax Question Know- her Minnesota home in an effort i iimrtages'to enco'u'ra to see her prisoner son received ' the bed, he said. •: The couple was last seen Friday [ night when a friend was invited in See DEATHS on Page 10 community in which he resides if Dallas to St. Louis.'Five rear polling places are available there. If none is available for a particular community, these persons will vole at places designated by ASC. If two-thirds of the naiion's farmers approve the quotas, cotton will be supported at 90 per cent, Sec COTTON on Pajfc JO cars Preacher, Nudist Leader In State's 'Battle of the Clothes' FAYETTEVILLE Ml — A preach- door health in limited amounts are of Ihe gospel and the leader of a nudist colony each stood his moral ground here Saturday during three hours of testimony before Prosecutor Ted P. Coxsey. An unemployed mechanic, Preson A. Dunn, professed leader of a group of nudists, said he sees noth- ng wrong with this method of pursuing better health. Dr. Braxton Sawyer, Fort Smith radio preacher, says he wants the camp closed and . will conduct a statewide campaign | " wc . don '' encourage such action hoaltMul. And violated." He said clothing law has been is worn at the meetings durinc; cold weather. Dunn testified that organization rules prohibit unmarried couples from wandering away from the group but said that what married couples did \vas their own business. In answer to a question from Prosecutor Coxsey, Dunn said that held lo the rails. Five train passengers were sent to hospitals. An estimated 30 more were bruised or shaken up. The twin diesel engines plowed 200 yards past, the, demolished sta- j tion wagon and came to rest lean- j ing at sharp angles to the ground, i The baggage car flipped onto its back, wheels spinning in the air. The mail car trnble sd t U4t side. The other derailed cars leaned at erazy angles. The six dead, all those in the station wagon, were identified as: Victor Saufley, 47, Dallas real estate agent and former Southern Methodist University and New York Giants football player; his wife Harriett. 39, their sons, Bill, 5, and twins John and Jim, 2; and Sec TRAIN on Page JO toward that goal. No Law Violated After the testimony, Prosecutor Coxsey said he knew of no law thnt has been violated by nudist activity but thnt he will look into the matter further. A deputy prosecutor tried to exclude newsmen from the hearing but reporters were admitted upon the insistence of both Dunn and Dr. Sawyer. Thirty-nine-year-old Dunn, the father of three children snid his nudist group, the OK-Arkans.tns, s about 50 members living within a 500-mile radius of Port Smith. He said either single persons or large families can become members of the organization. •Everybody knows," he said, "that sunshine, fresh air and cut- on the part of married couples." Dunn said that his wife is not a member of the group. He told Coxsey that in addition Weather ARKANSAS — Cloudy to partly cloudy with few snow flumes northeast and extreme north this j afternoon — generally fair tonight and Tuesday; colder tonight with "v .t.VK liEI.L WASHINGTON i.T, — Sen. Innrt (R-Califi said today the falc nf budp'el babnring ancl possible formerly known as the Glcnuir An-, t r . x reduction efforts will depend nex was burning when the bodies : on how murti President Bison- i a letter from him bitterly attnck- \veve discovered, Mr. Holt said. Mi', i 1-owcr ar>):~ Congress to vote in de-ling Ihe United States. Kesley's body was found lying on [ f-nsc funds. i Mrs. Portia Howe of Alden, the floor and Mrs. Kcglcy was on j KnowLind, the Senate Rcpubli- ! - M 'nn., her eyes welling with tears! can leader. ?.-jid in an interview i n ' ;Kl 'he letter from her son, 20- he expects lawmakers to be given I year-old Pfc. Richard R. Tenne- Thursday figures on the over-all ! son defense outlay for the year begin- "Don't misunderstand me" it ning July 1. While House talks! said, "I still love my family, my with key Republican members oi j people and my country and wheth- Connress on Ihe administration's ; or you are able to u'tiderslaud' it lesiPlativn prn!>ram tor 1fl54 begin ] now or not, believe mo when I on lh " 1 <'••'>•• j»>y that it is for them that I am "Until w'° ;;ef n\r reoommenda- I ^'ht'ng and it is impossible for lions of ihp ljpfpn.se Department > '"'•' to " ve '" the United States r.nd the Joint Chiefs of Staff on j because I want to live as I wish. the military pro-;rr>ni. it, will be clif- j "United States authorities . . . ficult to rr.mr to grips wilh other jhave probably told you that I was figures," Knowland ob- i tnr ccd. doped, brain washed or 'some other horse manure that they use to slander and defile people Toy Collections For Needy YouHi End Wednesday Wednesday will be the last day toys needing repairs will be accept- i cd by the Junior Chamber of Com-1 "udrrct merce-Kiwanis committee, sponsors j KPI ' v ed. of Blytheville's annual Christmas party. Bill McLeod, vocational agricul' ture teacher, vmder whose direction the Future Farmers of Ameri- "N'ew Look" Secretary of Defense Wilson, before leaving for North Atlantic Treaty Organization meetings last "I m "S' find out where because week, said joint . had! 1 ca members are rebuilding the; agreL , d on .. ncw Joolt ,, revisjon 01 toys, pointed out that school is dis-1 the mim ,,,. y fo ,. cos wllKon has | for a continuing air force buildup, ""i the coal of reaching 137 wings missed for the Christmas holidays! soid [h( , mi| , ( ., n- , blld( , et wj|| ca] , Friday. f Therefore, he said, the FPA boys] ,: will have only the remainder of : . this %veek to refurnish the toys: >y '" 1U "' UOT which will be distributed at the: Ins proposed budget drafted by party Dec. 24. 1 wi ' s on and his subordinates was A truck is to be parked in the ' P' ace(l before the President Satur- 300 block on Main Street all day '. day, but details have been closely Wednesday for collection of toyr>, he said. Ruarclctl. Howevr, there is spec- See BUDGET on Pace 10 Kline Says FB to Tell Farm Needs Claims House Group Found Wrong Answers CHICAGO (AP) — President Allan B. Kline said today the annual convention of his American Farm Bureau Federation would give the "correct" answer to the question of what kind of program farmers want. The answer, he said, will not be what members of the powerful House Agriculture Committee came up with in recent farm area tours. The committee will have much to say about new farm legislation the Eisenhower administration will seek at the coming session of Congress. The congressional committee said it learned that most farmers want present war-born 90 per cent of parity price supports continued for major crops. Parity is a standard for measuring farm prices, declared by law to be fair to farmers in relation to prices they pay. ICiine, who has had several verbal clashes with members of the House committee, said (he Farm Bureau convention opening here today would stand pat in its opposition to use of the rigid, high- level price floors after 1954. and would a^ain endorse a system of flexible or variable supports. Southerners To Wape Fi<,'ht Some delegates from Southern .states said thev would wage a convention fifiht for present support proi'nims, but none disagreed with Kline's forecast of the outcome, Under a variable system, sup- 1 ports would be high in times of production ancl low in times of surpluses to discourage output. One of the chief national proponents nf such a support plan, Kline was expected by friends to be a candidate for re-election despite a doctor's advice that he retire lo his Iowa corn-hog farm and take it easier. Renewed Farm Bureau rejection of high supports would be good news for Secretary of Agriculture Benson, who is scheduled to address the convention Wednesday. The GOP farm chief, like Kline, blames present programs for current surpluses and declining export markets, Chairman Walter Randolph of the convention Platform Committee predicted the bureau would take a "strong stand" in request- Ing greater efforts on the part of the government in promoting world - , trade. Randolph Is president of the nave three other children and | Alabama Farm bureau and is ex- must not make the same mis- 1 pected to be chosen vice president of the American Farm Bureau, a post now vacant. Korean prisoners also agree to attend the sessions. This the South Koreans have refused to do for three days. The Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission, headed by Thimayya, met for an hour studying protests filed by botli the South Korean and American prisoners. Complaints Called Absurd Thimayya labeled absurd some of the South Korean complaints and •aid they only could have been made to stall the explanations. The Korean POWs, Thimayya said, were insisting on the right ,o make counter-explanations and long statements to explainers. He saitl 21 of the 22 balky Amcr- cans signed a petition asking that "several points be clarified" in he South Korean POWs stand. Thimayya did not amplify, except to add that the Americana maintained,they were not attempt- Hi;; to impede the work of the commission. The genera! said the Americans asked that their one fellow POW I who didn't sign the petition go i before UK explainers, but that he j refused. Thimayya did not iden- ' tlfy him. Thimayya said he couldn't understand why the Americans suddenly changed their posilion und refired [o go to the cxplanationr;. "They promised me, honestly, they would come out," lie said. Mother Gets Letter Meanwhile, the saddened mother who Hew across the Pacific Iror where I failed. Dean Leaves "I still want to see my son—I j still want to see him." With the prisoner explanation program at a standstill and the attempts to set up a Korean peace conference broken off. Panmun- Jom remained quiet today—in contrast to the bustle of days past. U. S. special envoy Arthur H. See POWs on Page 10 Relief for Korea Succeeds NEW YORK c/Pi -American relief for Korea says it has obtained 40,000 pounds more clothing for destitute Korean civilians than its 1953 goal of 10 million pounds. US May Test H-Bomb of Terrific Power to being a mechanic, he had work- j lowest 18-28 north and 25-30 south, ed for the posta' department. Fort .MISSOURI — Clearing west most- Smith Postmaster Joe Schnitzel 1 ! ly cloudy and colder east wilh few| said Dunn will start to work for j snow flurries; partly *loudy north j the Post Office Monday as a'generally fnir south tonight; IMIe! temporary clerk. He said Dunn l^nso in tempernture Umlght. j holds a civil service rating. """ By EI.TON C. FAY WASHINGTON W—The hydrogen weapon blast the United States plans for the Bikini Atoll test this spring may exceed the total power of all bombs dropped by the huge American Air Forces in World Dr. Sawyer said he had three objectives in mind in bringing up the matter: 1. To establish the fact that a nudist camp is operating; 2. To ascertain If any law is being violated; 3. If no Arkansas law now prohibits' nudism, to conduct a slate- wide campaign., for enactment of • such a. law. I Maximum vtMrrdjiy—si. Minimum ye.',Lmlny—,15. HunrlM: tmnorro\v-~6:f>fl r'rc<'lpltiiUon hist -IP, hours to "7.f)0 a in !od;iy~..:;7. MKHI U'lnpcnilitre (mklwiiy between lil-:b anil low)—-13, Precipitation Jan. I to flute—3!) 14. Tli£.s Dale l.nst year M.ixlmum yesterday—35. Minimum ye.itf'rflBy- 22, Pi o< I pi union January I to date— «.16, War II. That figure was slightly over two million tons of TNT. Prcsi- i dent Elsenhower said In his speech | Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly that "hydrogen weapons are m the ranrjr. of millions of tons of TNT's equivalent." The Bikini demonstration wHl may help resolve any doubts li'It nftcr that speech about the need for International atomic accord, although the test was not devised for the primary purpose of giving the world's citizens Ihe "compre danger. Planned long before Eisenhower took office as president, it will he another stage of the progressive stepup in hydrogen explosions. The test at Bikini will show what could happen to the United States as well a;, to Russia in a war with hydrogen weapons—an awesome argument for atomic peace. The last atomic explosion nt Bikini probably will become, by comparison, a puny litlle pop. The two test bombs used there in the 194G tests had an energy equivalent lo a bom ao.OM) Inns of TNT. An air- hurst bomb sank ships, crushed others with the shock wave, set others to burning. An underwater burst sent a big carrier, a battleship and other vessels to the bottom. Bui nfifhfr Iff! nny mark on Sometime next spring, when the .seasonal change comes in the direction of the trade winds, which can carry radio-active contamination long distances, the face of the atoll may chant fleeting instant. The release of in a fierce and force equaling two or more millions of tons of exploding TNT could possibly reshape the island lagoon. There were reports, denied by the Atomic Energy Commission, that the 1952 test of a relatively small hydrogen devise destroyed the island upon which the device was mounted. That island was in the Enivvetok Atoll, where the A EC has been conducting big-scale tests of nuclear explosions since 1948. Early this year the commission announced, without, explanation. kini Atoll, al.so in the Marshall Islands group with Eniwetok, in its testing ground. This made it apparent that projected tests were to be of such magnitude that it was considered inadvisable to endanger permanent installations at Eniwetok. The lesson at Bikini presumably will be written almost entirely in the records of intricate measuring instruments, many of them of automatic radio sending design. There may be no graphic portrayals of the destruction at the point where the bomb exploded. Blue Pacific ocean water probably will cover the spot where the bomb Island stood. Only on the more distant islands surrounding the 20- mile-wide lagoon cnri measurements of the explosion be recorded hcnslon" of atomic warfare and (the Islands fringing Iho lagoon. jwas including the long-unused Bl-jon test structures.