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Lubbock Morning Avalanche from Lubbock, Texas · Page 12

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!!^LI^^TXlP OUR -~THE MORNING AVALANCHE Bomb Bursts Are Analyzed SCHENECTADY, N. Y., Feb. 12. (U.fi)—Bomb shelter;; to withstand the terrific forces of bombs weighing 2,000 pounds and more src- being designed in America, according to Col. George J. R. Fisher of Washington, Fisher, chief of the Civilian Defense Division, U. S. Army chemical warfare service, rioc!aved in s science forum address iliat in 1939 and 1940 the typical high-explosive bomb weighed 100 poundF. ' "Occasionally," he said. "500- pound bombs were used, but these were rare in early stages of the v/av. "Today, however, 2,000-pound bombs are not uncommon; and sizes up "to three and even four thousand pounds are being dropped. As better bombers are developed, the proportion of larger bombs definitely increases." The Washington expert said structural strains imposed by these huge demolition bombs can be besl appreciated by considering the optimum effects they produce. These effects are three in number — all coming in split-second succession, and each having its own direct influence on the design of protective shelters. List the effects, Fisher said: "The first is impact—the shock imposed when a mass of a ton or more, moving at a speed o£ a thousand feet per second, meets a stationary body. The explosive reaction exposed the bomb case to heat as high as 36.000 degrees Fahrenheit; it distends and splits the case into a shower of sharp- edged splinters or fragments. "Thus we have the second effect —fragmentation. The flying white- hot fragments are prope'lled initially at speeds as high as 7,000 feet per second, which is well over twice the velocity of most military projectiles," the speaker said. "The third, or blast, is effectively dissipated by a well-designed shelter,'.' Fisher continued. "Yet as much as 35 per cent of the kinetic energy developed by the exploding bomb goes into a 'blast, or the ultra-rapid displacement of air to accommodate the transformation of T. N. T. into gas." Appeal Is Posted For Missing Pay "Phone CAMP DAVIS, N. C., Feb. 12. (&) —Seen anyone with a pay telephone station? Well, you might notify the Camp Davis signal officer who posted this notice: "Will the person or persons Tvho insdvsrt' 5 "* 1 " »*««. n »; n * 3 pay phone from wall^of recrea" tion hall for souvenir, please return telephone. Coin box may be kept as a personal memento. Telephone is urgently needed. We have a number of customers waiting for sen-ice." Buy A Defense Bond TODAY! Lubbock, Texas, Friday, February 13, J942 IN TRAINING—Apprentice seaman Walter Ryzowicz, Guard, is unbaffled by intricacies o£ masthead knot AT,.- sev £™ 1 ^nnred bluejacket beginners attending Mer- Alarme School of Seaman's Church Institute, New York. Historic Drum Still Used After 5 Years SAX FRANCISCO, Feb. 12. (U.S. —A drum whose rolling beat helped inspire George Washington's frost-bitter, forces at Valley Forge is still being used here by Charles J. Bessette, a recent arrival in San Francispo. The instrument has been through four wars since the American Revolution. Bessette once used it in recital, at Carnegie Hall. The drum is insured for 85,000 by the Smithsonian Institution, which will inherit it when Bessette dies. According to Bessette, the drum was one of 90 ordered bv Gen. Washington from a cabinet-maker in Flushing, L. I., during the Revolution. A fire destroyed all but nine of them. Bessette's is the only one still in use. The'others are in museums and private collections. "It came into my family in 1348, during the Mexican war, when it was -given to my grandfather's uncle," Bessette said. "My grandfather, Tommy Bessette, carried it in the Civil war, and my father. Mose, took it through the Spanish-American war. 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