North Carolina Newspapers

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1945 (One Day
THE WAYNESVTLiJS MOUNTAINEER
r PAGE EIGHT (Firsl Section)"
Aviators Who Dropped
First Atomic Bomb Tell
Of Large Explosion
(H)AM -llcii" mv Hie I'.vc-wit-noss
stories of I ho men uho drop
ped I hi first atomic bomb on .J;i
pan: Col. Paul W. Tihlirts. .Ir . of
Miami, pilot ol the Sllirl tni li ess
K no I a ia
"We seletted 1 1 n nsli imm ;in tin
tarKet when we marie. (lie landfall.
There was no opposition, eonrii
lions were clear anil we dropped
the h h visually al ' If) a ni.
"Only Captain I'.ii ..mis. Bombai -iliep
Major Thomas W I ciehce of
Mork.M rile. N ('..and hum-II knew
what dropped others iil knr
it uas a secial mission
"We kni' iintneriiately ( li.it we
hail to yet the hell out ol theie
anil make a sharp Inrii in less
than .'III scconris In j;el liroadside
to the tai Kel
"Then it as hard In believe
w hat we saw
"llelow ns, rising i.ipiil. uas a
(leineniloiis black cloud Nothing
was i s 1 1 1 1 where only iiimnlcs be
lore t he nut line ol t he city wit hits
streets and buddings and u.itei
front piers rir clc.nlv apparent
"It happened sn last we cniilrin I
see anythinfi and could only fori
the heat from the flash and the
concussion from the blast.
"There were" a ciniple of sharp
slaps against the airplane. It felt
. like close hursts of tlak I yelled
' a warning to the crewmen, but we
uei e all oka "
i ('apt. William Parsons, L'.S.N..
ol Santa l-'e. '. M . one of the de
signers ol the bomb, who went
alnu as "weaponeer repairer" to
see 1 1 1 . 1 1 I In bnnrii win kerb
The bomb res! inn in I le bomb
bay looked like I he liied lest one
wc i xpliah'd -s than a nioiilh aK'i
.1 nl v It; in a 1 1 1 1 lot e corner of
the A lamoilo: (In. N. M, bombing
ranue.
I liari a m i personal inlerest
in the mission. We knew when we
started that success could only be
measured in the lirsl battle deliv
ery on Japan
"We knew it was worth a lot in
terms nl shoi tcniiiL', Ihe war. When
the bomb lell away, we benan to
put as much distance between US
anil I he ball ol til e w Inch we
knew was inmint;. as ijuiekly as
School For
Dairymen Will
Be Held Here
(Continued from page one)
Dr. George H. Hopson. of New
York City, a noted veterianarian. j
will assist Dr. Peterson and will j
speak on "The Proper Milking i
Practice." All features of the pro-1
gram will be devoted to informa- 1
tion and discussions of Mastitis.
Slides will be ,hown during the
lectures and every ellort will be
made by the authorities to present i
(he disease in its true light, audi
Seaman Wilfred Allen and Bride
possible.
"There was a terrific Mash of
lighl--even in the daytime. Visual
shock was apparent from several
miles.
"That was the lirsl indication I
hai that the bomb worked. Each
man said a 'my (Jnri!'
"What had been Hiroshima was
going up in a mountain of smoke.
"First I could see a mushroom
of boiling dust apparently with
some debris in it up to 20.000
feet. The boiling continued three
or lour minutes as I wa'e'ed.
"Then a white cloud plumed up
wards from the (enter to some
10.00(1 feel An angry dust cloud
spread all around Ihe city."
YOIJ-CAN.'GIYE YOURSELF A DELUXE
AT. HOME IN 2 to 3 HOURS
-fl
Qty laJLm's,3tTAX
'?V ', $ I ' - - I . 1
" 1 7
New Construction
Firm Here Will
Build Power Lines
(Continued from page one)
lines for REA projects. N. D.
Shull is vice president of the firm,
and Charles B. McCrary is secre
tary-treasurer.
Mr. Moore has been manager of
the Haywood unit of the REA for
the past five years, and Mr. Mc
Crary has been treasurer. Mr.
Shull is from Boone, ana nas been
connected with a firm of electrical
engineers in this field of work for
some years.
Mr. Moore's resignation from
REA becomes effective August
15th. The board of directors of
REA are expected to name his
successor at their meeting on Sat
urday. The Haywood unit now has 2M
miles of energized line, over 1. 200
members, and an approved project
of 238 miles, serving 842 families
and 370 prospective customers.
This will cost about $327,000 and
require about 140 working days
to complete.
Mr. Moore said the new firm
would have approximately 140 men
on payroll when work started on
projects.
Quality
Stands out in every item r n,a(
he short of items some H i., i..
of ingredients, but NEVER short
(JIAEITY!
Pearce's Bake
Let U Bake For You
SEAMAN FIRST CLASS W I I.KKKt U.KN AND MRS. ALLEN,
whose marriage look place on .Inly 0 in Clayton (ia Mrs. Allen is
the lormer Miss l.ucile Hathbonc daughter ' of Mr and Mis. Dewey
,
Ralhlionc. ol this county and Sc.mi.u
Arville Allen, nl Crabtree. They '
grooms gi a nil pai cnl s. Mr. and Mi
marriage in Claylon
The bride holds a posit ion with
Seaman Allen alter spending a i
York, and eprcls to be assigneri b
Atlantic lliealre lie is a I'i ,nhi;li
al the lime he cnlcied the .service
I county.
i Mien is the son of Mr and Mrs.
I'.enl to the home of the bririe
l.ebo Mathis, lollowing their
I be American I'nka Corporation.
Ia leave reported back lo New
i ilnlv loi several months in the
"t the ('labtiee high school and
was engaged in tanning in this
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Russia Declares
War On Japan
' ('out imicri Iidiii page unci
coining- out of Washington tic
cording to all broadcasts in
dicated that the declaration
of Russia would definitely
shorten the war.
Reports from the Pacific
theatre revealed that (here
was much more excitement
from the atomic bomb among
the American armed forces
than the entrance of Russia
into the war against .lapan.
A s u r v e v of react ions
among local citizens revealed
thai nuisl people have become
insensible lo shock during t he j
past few years and that thcyj
ltac become so accustomed to
startling; news that (hey ex
peel anything. Many express
ed tlteir doubts in Russia ban
ished by the announcement
and optimism soured as (he
entrance of Russia in (he
light seemed to spell early
victory, in (he Pacific.
Uussia ollicially adopted a new
national anthem. "Hymn of Ihe
Soviet Union." in l!)4T
raHHBnanantnn
Served Exclusively At
Sera
ggs
Caf
show the dangers that il harbors
All dairymen as well as their
milkers are urged lo allcnri Ihe
meeting, as the discussion will re
veal many pert:nent fails ahoul
the disease, it was pointed out by
Mr. Ctapp.
Haywood county is lorluiiale in
having these men outstanding in
their fields to be present al the
meeting and take pari on Ihe
program, sairi Mr Clapp
Now Open
J Dig
A
eiomicemeii
s
FROM
The Community's Newest, Most Modern
Home of Good Food
era
9
Caf
Watkins Chevrolet Co
We llae A
We Have
We Have Opened Our
Large Number
of Mechanics
In fact, the largest number in our
history. All thoroughly experienc
ed mechanics of highest ability lo
take care of any size job.
Increased Our Paint and
Paris Dept. Body Dept.
l actual check-up, our parts de
part ment has been enlarged over
.!00 percent, thus affording a com
plete assortment of essential parts
for your tar.
Here again, competent men are on
the job lo take care of jour needs
in painting and general body re
pair work. We give you the best
of services.
EVERYTHING
BRAND NEW
Main Street-Hazelwood
MODERN
THROUGHOUT
SEATS f
G5 PEOS
Only Best Of Available Foods Served
Prepared and Served By Experienced Staff
For Complete Satisfaction; Bring Your Car To
Watkins Chevrolet Co.
SALES SERVICE
Phone 75
Main Street
Plenty Of Parking
Space On Two
Facing Streets
NO WINE
NO BEER
SOLD
Tasty, Wholesorf
Plate Lunches an
Sandwiches,
HOURS Saturdays :5 A. M. To Midnight; All Other Days: 6 a! M. To I" P- M
Main Street
Hazehvood
cmugg's Cafe
Home Of
EARL SCRUGGS, Owner
    

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