The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
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TWO BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 195S After 17 Months U.S. Big Air Supply UpSc/ence Base Finally Delivering Tools of War By CHARLES C. I.AN'K USAF DEPOT, Chateauroux, France W—Still working in mud .without hangars and warehouses, hangars of 50.000 square feet each for servicing aircraft, and a huge 165,000-stnmrc-foot hangar capable of holding America's giant D36, B52 tenancc of U. S, aircraft, will Ret under way this month when at least part of a 8.500-foot concrete runway is opened for use. Mint ruercsts the OIs here most is be- ig done by the U, S. 800th Aviation Engineer Battalion setting up 45 its house GIs. iWHfluul. liangnia nuu " in*.,,*"»•*>-•', . -• U 300 American airmen and 1,800 and HOT lx>» French civilians ill this bis; n- 1 Bui the construction work month-old supply liasc are finally [delivering the tools of air warfare at a /airly normal paee, Since January, supplies issued to American Air Force unlls in [France and io America's Atlantic allies have increased 100 per cent. The tonnage, which for security reasons is secret, has nearly reached that of the big U. S. Air Force base at Erding in Southern Germany, MaJ. Gen. Joseph B. Hicks of Lander, Wyo., depot commander, said. The depot's second job, main- U. S.-made quonset huls which will house 1,800 airmen now living in tents. "By the end of January we will have about 500 men remaining In tents," Hicks said. In addition to the quonsct luits, renovated French Air Force barracks are being used Former Soviet Official Testifies At Congress Foundation Probe Writers Win Top Awards WASHINGTON Wi — Alton L, Jilakeslee, Associated Press Navy Veteran Tells of Hectic 28 Hours In Cold Waters of Florida Creek By RUSSF.I.Ij I1KINKS WASlilNOTON MV—InvcsLlgnltni; consrcssnwn were told yesterday that Premier Stalin depends'upon Intellectuals and not Uie workers to spark Communist revolution In the Western world. Igor Bogolcpov, an escaped Sov- Instead, Slalln ordered an offensive among Western intellectuals with the United State's and France as main targets, Bogolepov satd. Former Soviet Ambassador Constantino Oumansky started a "snowball among American Intellectuals which grew "greater and science reporter, and ^forton M. Hunt, a /rec-!ancc writer, have won $1,000 awards for the year's best science writing. The American Association (or the Advancement of Science yesterday named them to receive the annual AAA—George Wcstinghou,se Science Awards. The prizes will be presented In St. Louis Oca. 20. niaki-slee won- In the 'field of newspaper science writing with a series of four articles which reported on promising the vital,research at the Jackson Memorial Laboratory at Bar Harbor, Me. Hunt won his prizc_for an Require magazine article describing experiments conducted by Dr. Howard S. Uddcll, Cornell University psycho- bloloKist, and designed to trace causes of nervous breakdowns and other neurotic conditions. greater and greater," he added. let Foreign Office official and lied MIAMI,.Fla. ,(*-r-A man who clung to mangrove bushes'In Angel Fish Creek 20 miles south of Miami (or more than 28 hours during some of Florida's coldest weather was reported In "satisfactory" condition in Veterans Hospital today. Fred Tyzzer Jr., released from a hospital only two weeks ago with a badly burned'hand,' survived a night of 35-40 degree cold stripped to his undershorts. The 38-year-old Navy veteran watched while a Coast Guard PBY and a helicopter flew overhead in search for him, but couldn't attract their attention. Finally, (he Coast Guard abandoned the search and said he presumably had drowned. Tyzzer lost his balance and fell from the tugboat Logan about 11 a.m. Tuesday betxveen Cape Florida and Cutter Bank. He was rescued late yesterday by Capt Cleveland Knowles aboard his Ilshing vessel. "Because of the cold weather I had plenty ol clothes on when I Icll Che boat," Tyzzer said. "Thanks to my training as a senior Red Cross life saver, I was able o peel off my shoes, • two pairs of socks, two pairs of pants, sweater and Jacket." Capt. George Baron, skipper of he tugboat didn't notice that his only crewman had disappeared until half an hour later. Tyzzer watched the tug until It moved out ot sight, then shed his i clothing and swajn three or /our miles to the mangrove swamp. All night long fie burled his face In the mangrove roots to ward off the chill northwest wind. Knowles, who has fished the area for 10, years, was headed for port when he saw Tyzzer waving a mangrove twig. Tyzzer estimated he reached the swampy, mangrove-studded shore about 1 p.m. He waved vainly at passing boats and the helicopter, though knee-deep He mud which divides Key Largo, but n« boats came up the channel befor* nightfall. Again yesterday he waved at boats and planes, buk none saw him until Knowles cam« along. "He was weak and "in shock but seemed in pretty fair shape," Knowles 'said. "We put some clothes on him and fed him some coffee and cup cakes. He wouldn't eat much—said he was afraid It might give hi in cramps." i "I kno,w I'm a lucky man," said Tyzzer. "It was certainly an un- Angel Fish Creek comfortable night," . CATAIOC SALESj L omci < For Your Shopping Convenience OPEN TIL 9P.M. THUR.-FRl.-SAT., DEC. 18-19-20 217 W. Main, Blytheville, Ark. i field at this depot ! "It's a miracle that a plane! i hasn't hit a hole'or sunk Into a. ; soft spot and tipped over on Its nose," one airman said. The new runway was built to Air Force specifications lo handle jet fighters and the biggest U. S. Air Force bombers. I Blss«t Outside U. S. This air depot will be the biggest U. S. Air Force maintenance and supply base outside (he United States, Gen. Hicks told this correspondent. Noimsseur in French Morocco will be a bigger U. S. nil-base ' but it Is also an operational point. I An argument between the U. S. | Air Force and the Mutual Security j Agency over who wns going to foot j the bill for construction work here ! delayed the development ot the . base last spring. "We have the money now,' ;i Htcks sain, "But we cannot make up for the time lost." , A prefabricated supply ware house of 1.200.000 square feet at $1 per square foot has been ordered from a Dutch firm. Construction Is to start next spring and be complete in eight months. : Until the bulld|ng is up. millions j i of dollars worth of supplies will j' sit outdoors in packing cases or In canvas woodframed huts. "Loss from weather damage I. 1 slight because the material is packed iJi America for outside storage," Hicks said. "Loss from i pilferage—particularly 'clothing—is greater."^ i Sentrlei Guard Stack ..The base has fencing to enclose the supplies but It has not yet been ; put up. French and American scn- ! tries guard the stock. i In addition to the main big ware- I house, the base Is letting contracts I for a 55,000-square-foot electronics ! repair shop, -a -. 15,000-square-foot 1 hazardous processing building, two nogolcpov said he helped inHl-jan agent 'of the secret police, he trate Communists into the Ameri- added. citn government, educational town- ciallons. the newspapers nnri other intellectual circles. The well-groomed Russian tcsti- :ied before a special House committee Investigating tax-free educational nnd philnnthropic found n- ;fons. The purpose Js to' determine whether their funds nro helnj* used for subversive activities. The committee recessed open hearings until Monday. Bogolcuov testified that In the mUMOBOs Stalin made an unpublished speech accusing Knrl Mnrx, the prophet of Communism, of be- Ing "completely false" for predicting tl\c workers would start the Western revolution. , House Probers Bee On Red Investigat WASHINGTON lyfl — House Inves- Mentors start hearings today on reports that Justice Department officials (interfered with fl New York federal grand Jury's probe ol communism in the United Nations organization. Chairman Chelf <D-Ky) nnc! Rep. Keating (R-NY) told reporters the House -Judiciary Subcommittee Since he broke with the Soviets, Bogolepov testified, three foundations nnd three universities have refused his requests for tiki. He voiced belief the refusals were prompted by Communists he helped to infiltrate In these orgnn- /.ations. Communists in foundations and the government, he added, are barring hundreds of anti-Russian intellectuals from entering this country to "help the American people fight, communism." Bogolepov said he came to the United States last April under a one-year visitor's visa to testify before a Senate Internal security subcommittee. in Hearings on Obstruction nn assist Fint; and Adrian Fisher, legal adviser for the State Depart ment. Committee counsel Robert E Collier Indicated the witnesses wil be asVcd about a finding the gram jury made on Dec. 2 to the effec that a new grand jury should pur sue the inquiry into IT, N. employ menl of U. S. citizens with aHcgct PENNEY'S -f M A L I T Y ! "• J^f ^ only /ij^ more p, * shopping days! .STILL PLENJY OF M]gjlEY_SAVING GIFTS AT PENNEY'S! studying the department will look Into the in fitter In closed-door icarings. Pour members of the New York jury have been colled for questioning. Chelf and Keating said the witnesses will be the jury furc- n, Joseph P. Kelly, his deputy, Charles Harsuny, nnd Uvo others they did not name. Also son tnp for questioning tire U. S. Ally Myles Lnnc; Roy Colin, Water Jug a Firebug CENTRALIA, ill. (AP)—Ab Becker tells how his jug of cold writer set a fire: While lunching with the other Effrnghnm County farmers he put his water Jug down. Soon they smpiled straw burning nnci noted smoke coming from under the Jug. They stomped the firo and removed the Jug to a canvas. Soon it was burning. Becker said sun raj's through the jug's curved shoulder caused both iires. Red lenuings. The committee Is particularly in terestcd in E* report that fin effor was made lo hnve the grand Jury delay making Its findings public. Fewer Vets in College \ WASHINGTON (AP)—The number of veterans In college this ycfir is 40 per cent below the 1951 figure, nccording to a recent survey by the Office of Education. Seventeen per cent ol all m.ilc students are attending college this year under provisions of the World War II GT bill. The survey also shows that total enrollment in the 130 Inrgcst universities In the country is down 1.7 per cent below that of 1951. Women students mnke up about 35 per cent ol aU college students this year, the survey reports. p PEN "NIGHTS Until Christmas KIRBY DRUG STORES Pretty frills for Christmas... that's what she Hkesl Multifilament ' acelale-and-rayoii LACY GIFT SLIPS Penny SALE! Nationally Advertised Dresses Sweet things for iKe sweet . that's Penney's idea in bringing you this bevy of slip beautiesl Choose from ninny, many styles with ruffles, embroidery appli- ques, net froslings, other lovely touches.,. If his feet like comfort ...and he likes style! Teen-Timers Dean Jones • • June Fox | ^ Slim Maker g I I 5 95 to19 Yes, just in lime for Chrislmns . . .,a gigantic Ic SALE of ladies WINTER miKSSES. Corduroy, Wool Jersey, Gabardine and Silk Dresses! Buy one at our regular economy price and receive another of equal value for only Ic. Come In early for best selections. Nationally Famous DOLORES Bras Included in Ic Salel CLARA'S SHOP Shop for Christmas at Clara's and Save! Gifts for the Entire Family! USE OUR CONVENIENT LAY-AWAY PLAN 419 West Main in Blytheville Men's Fine Kid LEATHER OPERAS Don't lei Penney's low price fool youl These luxurious slippers arc crafted of selected kid leathers, lined with smooth rayon faille for extra comfort. Hard leather sole, ruhbcrheel. Choose brown or wine. Sizes 6 lo 12. ONLY LACE-TRIMMED RAYON GOWNS 2.98 Heauliful! Some with lavish lace lops in dyed- to-match colors. Other.** wil hruffled nylon net or dainty appliques) Fine multifilament crepes lliaUfJ»'4Uyr : and lanuder" so wel!. Full cut in shea 32 to 40. Glamour gift that's practical, too! SLIPPER SATIN acetate robe with quilting touches D'ORSAY SLIPPER 1.98 Tufted cotton velvet for slippers with comfortable ways, glamour looks! In royal blue or red, with rayon satin accents ... a wonderful gift! Sizes 4-9. MEN'S CAPESKIN GLOVES 2.29 Rich leather dress gloves of genuine capeskin. Slip-on styling. Open sides. Hrown, blask or cork, Unlined. MARKED DOWN! MEN'S TOPCOATS $20-$25 On higher quality coats reduced for clearance 1 LB. BOX OF CHOCOLATES A wonderful assortment of delicious Mary Esther chocolate candies with a variety of templing centers. You gel five pounds, enough to carry yon through the holiday! COLORFUL ARGYLE SLACK SOCKS Only 49$ Choose from a big selection of sturdy argyle socks. They're all firsl qualify—made of husky mercerized cotton for extra long wear! And they're Washfasl—won't run! Sixes 10 to 13. Rich, gleaming acetate slipper satin (with a crepe-back finish — quality touch a woman ap- prcciates!) styled with scalloped, quilted collar, pocket, cuffs. Luxury gift in melon, aqua, pink, royal! 12-20. CHILDREN'S FELT ZIPPER BOOTEE Mothers approve this gift because bootees come up warmly around the ankle! Curte, too, with printed corduroy cuff, plalform. Slide fastened. Red wi'.h Iilue, all blue . . . sixes fi-3. BOYS-MILITARY -TiWH COATS Smart gabardine coat with w a I e h rcpelliint and crease- resistant finish. Fully quilted lined. Plain collar or fur. Most sizes. * AY CASH. AT-PENNEY'S !< XAfcfeiJkX^ >

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