The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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9, IsW Fire Destroys Tyrrell School Lightning Strikes Main Building; Loss Is Near $125,000 jn.TTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Atom Could Bring Life of Ease But Secrecy Blasts That Dream PAGE SEVEN Art:., A p r ii 9. __ inms was believed ( 0 have the cause ol a $125020 fire whl;U ili-stroytcl U),' main biiilri- t!ic TuiTC'll School liei-c yes. Plans for ni'jiiiMiiij; wcre undor eom.Klc'nitmn today liut details ol liiiitncitir; {lie new .structure hail not, ijcL-n ivoiki'il out. The fire was the H.VIJIIU school disaster for tliis arm in rc;out weeks. The Khawnee School nl Jnynvr suffered • i hoavy loss when tile main foullcl- ii)f, r bwiicd to the ground. 'A ooH of UKlitmng apparently struck th(! m;ihv ImilclliiB lieve auuiu 5:3!) a.m. jvsiei-day t u\d a I iff! sturtcil in thi! lull und .sun-iitl rapidly. Our,- the sx:liool cnfclerin niul tlio I'vmnaslum were jell siaiulmj; and ihcs.e won; utilized to hold clas.ses Tuesday. KviTotl Horton, superintendent, H-i't, iin»U'<liau!lj for Little Hoi-k to c-unjci with state Hoaul of Edn- Mttiou oitirials on pluns for re- IjnikniiB tile .structure, it was ci-cct- Kl il! 193! at u cost at $123,GOU "ml was considered on- of ihe best in C'i itltr.uk'r. County. H was partly covi-:<jd by insurance. C. w. Wilkcrson, who lives .near tiii! school, said that, lightning Mftit-k U'c building. ''Ky 111,' time I reached the build- in;:, tiie liro had a good headway in the hall and ceiling," he said. Others licinsf near the school re- ]).<itr<l iiify heard a loud explosion and a lew minutes later savvi .smoke umirijig from the building When spectators reached the scen ;v.\s pouring fioin the huikl- <BY HAL CLANCY United Press Staff Correspondent BOSTON, April 9. <U1>)—Withaivi assistant fro intlie Manhattan Pro- Jed, a Boston university proles- 1 sor said yesterday, science couKl produce in five years tin atom pill which would end coal bills. The pill, said Dr. Duncan 13. I AlacDoinild. who helped develop Ihe A-bom'.). would make coal us .obsolete a s wood for healing piir-j poses. "If the officials of the. Manhattan Project will release atomic i cnercy infommtion for paicctime uses, the pill can be produced easily within fhe years," ):c said. Comes the pill, said the doctor and your coal problem is solved— i you don't need any. And half 1 a decade hen:e there win be no! need to worry about |xnver-linc>! breakdowns; every house will have : it s own capsule-slzi'd utility ulnin; in the cellar. i One pill will last about CO years without replacement, h c said. "It will be tiny and compact, less than a quarter-inch in diameter and weiBhhu; lo-ii than a 25-cent piece," he said. "Placed in your home furnace it win give oil' a'oundant energy in the form of heat and light." That's not all. lie said the rays of the pill eonlrt be harnessed and used to power small uenera- tois which, in turn, would furnish electricity nt aboul one-tenth Hie current, cost. No more stoking or fh'e-banklntr, lie said. Just toss the pill in your furnace mid forget it till your Bi'and.-lilldreh get around to tossing in a now one. "Families will forKei the pro»- letn.s of healing and MghUiii; for a hall-century in a crack." :n> continued. "During that time tli" pill svill run their vacuum elean- ir.v, ivfrlguralors, radios and' electric razors." However, ilespile the obnoxious benefits of A-pllls. MucUonnld said the officials of the 'Manhattan Project are not coiiperating. "They are maintaining n slrK-t military control," In; said. "Many or their scientists have quit in protest, but still the officials refuse to release any worthwhile information for civilian and peacetime use." Read Courier News Want Ad* Sfcmip to Honor Doctors WASHINGTON, Anrll 9. (UP) — • The Post Office Department will issue a new three-cent stamp honoring the nation's doctors. The stamp will go on sale July !), the IDOIli anniversary of ihe founding ol the American Medical Association. Legacy of Love Lady Diana Duff-Cooper, 54, once famed as Britain's most beautiful woman, was bequeathed an estate estimated at a possible 5200,000 by a wealthy Spanish nobleman, who met her only once 30 years ago and had loved her ever since. He is Count Manuel Antonio Luzar- raga.who died in Geneva in February, 1946. Lady DulT-Cooper has been married to Lord Alfred Duff-Cooper, British ambassador ,- to franco, since 1919. everything in UNITED INSURflNCE <>«> 'iDu«rd Jow«lry stofe A" P. plrTR'lCH, Mgr~. Good Equipment Makes Good Buy These Specials Regular $7.50 Goite Casting Reels Only . S5.!)5 Smooth Caster Reels . . $4.25 Reg. S1S.50 Tourn-A-Grip Casting Rods . . $9.25 Reg. $21.50 Tubular Slcc] Casting Rods . . $10.75 $12.00 Tubular Slool Casting Rods . . $6.00 S52.50 I.pjny Electric Outboard Motors . . $44 Other Good Buys in our Store This Week! ,' $2.50 Beginner's ROLLER SKATES $1.75! 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