The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 25, 1947
Page 11
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. FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 10*17 Gale HitTBrilish Ship; 50 Missing Cargo Vessel Hurled On Rocks Near Wales By an 80 M.P.H. Wind I'OHTIICAWL, Wsilcs, April" 25. 1 W) Fifty men were missing and "i'l^^ytv tload today in UicjviTC'K "f tw^wtisli-cixratccl Liberty Ship S-iiniiiiPin. hurled against the . Ekcr Point vorks near the mouth | el the Bristol Channel by :ni bl)- i niik'-an-liour gale. i Eleven bodies covered with fuo: | oil liart been recovered. Hope wa." virtually nbundoncd fqr the other J members of rhe 42-num Siiintnm- j l» crew and the eight men of a f !iirboi\l whirh cnpsi/cd while tiv- \ iiiK to reach (lie stricken car | ilup. !; 'Hie Samtampa \vns tosnnd l>roact- jj side against the rocks 2:0 yards \ oflshoi-c Wednesday nip,lit. Coas' * waicliors s:iw men on deck svve;> f. into the sea by the waves. Whei •'• attempts lo reach the vessel will ;-; a line and lifeboat failed, it broki |j Into tlne e parts. || The Harntanipa was built r. [;• I'orthind, Me. in IR'V,!. The vcssc |:i was operated for the Ministry o Transport under lease from th War Shipping Administration. Tile vessel was running in b.ll- le.,1. \vhen the £ale struck. A dis- tioss flare was sent up by her ITCW shortly before the ship hit the rocks. Thousands of spectators linnet the windy shore and watched helplessly by tne li&ht ot automobile lights while the Samtampa was torn to pieces. In the same £alc, 125 miles southwest of here, the old British battleship \Varspitc was aground near' Perasmce at the Southwestern tip| and svfc \vas shipping water. The warship went on the roc^s yesterday after breaking loose from tugboats towing her from Portsmouth to Scotland for jumkin;;. Her eight-man civilian crew was taken ashore in n lifeboat. The Wai-spite fought in two wars, from Put him! to the Normandy beachhead. She had been sold to a junking firm and stripped down. BIATIIKVII-LK (ARK.)' COURltfK NEWS Little Man Leaves theT'Big House'^ PAGE ELEVEN » lesser seiilencc. Liquor Contraband tor, narcotics iiiul Ikearms ontiaband. Stufninj; is pro- libited as arc swearing, gambling, rading or bartrrimt.'.or-limtlc igarets are prohibited. On the privilege side inmates nay see motion pictures selected iy the warden, may listen to r:'.<Uo >roi;rams piped to their cells over which no crime programs are broadcast, may order uooks, :n or newspapers and write manuscripts for sale. Convicts are entitled to keep pic lures of family members in Hie cells, but no pinups; are offered ot a library and education mid training programs, and arc encouraged lo participate In alh- Ivtii's. They publish Iheir own newspaper and have the right, to or- i;atii/,j their own broadcast. One successful program was Warde; Duffy's "San QueiUin on the Air with its theme song "Time on M>'| Hands." | Dm iy considers tobacco a necessity. Ciuaret papers and tobacco are issued to convicts without motley, l-'or others a canteen :s maintained with inmates limited to $12 inunth. in purchases In any one Teachets Urged to Put Personality Into Voice KVANSTON. 111. iui>( _ Nol'th- wester.i University l s teaching U'uchei.s hmv to got personality Into their voices. Too irmny teachers bore their iiikMils bmuLse of n deadpan expression, nervous miiimciisrr.K, nolonoini lotu . s mil | b | m . rc(t ,„ Jiuiieintlon, nccordlug to n speech ex pc i-1. He Is Karl p. Knbluson of Northwestern's school o ! speech. He sn>s Hint olicn mi/ elementary school the pupils (o develop lisps. toucher uiio lisps enuses uluiosl nil Raliliuuni Is In eharse of a new PTORI-UIH 10 correct speech faulis unions students wishing to become teachers- Among; (rther devices, re- lliiKs of their voices will he undc. .o let them hear ho\v they sotni'l Rend Courier News Want Ada. everything in "INSURANCE" UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Over Guard Jvwvlry Slot* A. F. DIETRICH, Mgr. ATTENTION FARMERS You Can Now Get 100'' Coverage On Your Crops Against Hail Storms! Thin niity !H! i> your of heavy liuil storms. We represent I In; largest ami oldest Hail Sloi'm liinuriin'co Company and with tho liijfhcsl raliiiK. Spofial'iilativt! will tic in lily the ville 1 '''arid' vicinity for a limited linn; In taku application*;. Call, write or [ilione NOW for particulars — No obligation! UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY IMionc 510 A. K. niK'ritlCH, Over (jiiiitxrs .Icwvlry Store \Vee Francis Von Wie, (JO, famed "carbarn Cassnnova" who once made national headlines by admitting marriage lo 13 women all at one timo, leaves San Quentin prison, Calif., on parole. Sentenced to 10 years in the Bin House in 1945, Van Wie won release through a model prison record and a leniency plea by the judge who sentenced him. Pinups Barred But San Quentin Allows Inmates Movies, Radio McKeHor Renews War on Clapp as Chairman of TVA WASHINGTON. April 25. Sen. Kenneth McKcllar, IX Tenn. yesterday renewed his campaign against confirmation of Gordon H Clajip as chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority. The aging Tcnnessccan started the campaign three months ago hi a .Senate Public Works Commit tee room. He charged Clapp with condoning Communism in the TVA kJVDd brought witnesses lo SAN QUENTIN. CaK (UP)—Warden Clinton Duffy of San Quentin Prison, considered one of the most understanding prison administrators, believes convicts arc entitled to many privileges in exchange for good behavior. He explained that a prisoner should have "privileges," . nut "rights," with the explicit understanding they can be taken awuy if strict discipline is violated. San Qucntin's 4,200 Inmates are controlled by a book of regulations, fcrantLng certain privilCKes, Sibling punishments but preventing any cruel or unreasonable punishment. Some of the rc»ulaltons are: Escape is the most punishable offense. One year to life for escape. Ten years for helping escape. Assault with a deadly weapon means death for ,ii j>ri.>tfner vi'V- a life sentence, and'one-year Lo life imprisonment for a prisoner whca 5, to reject Hove You Tried Stewart's Corn Chips Mr. H. S. McClesky Will be in Our Office May 1,2,3 and 4 For the Purpose of Rendering Assistance to Taxpayers in Making Their Arkansas Income Tax Returns. W. W. Waters Inspector "K very filing in Insurance" Washington to testify. MciKcllar won round one tli c committee voted, 7 to recommend that the Senate Clapp's nomination. M:Kell:\r and other democrats are expected to do most ol the talking today. However, Sen. Edward Mnrtin, R., Penti., will state the Public Works Committee's majority opinion. Leaders will try for a vote late today, or early tomorrow. White Rayon Panties Full Elastic Top Reg. $1.00-on sale * Blue Chambray Work Shirts A^ Sizes - Preshrunk Reg. 1.45--On Sale Men's Broadcloth Shorts Special Value Reg. 69c -- On Sale Men's Work Shoes Special Purchase Reg. 3.19--On Sale No. 12-2 Romex P®r 100 Feet Saturday Only "for Work Done R'ujlit" CALL 474-475 Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 "The Old Itcliuhlc" G. O. POETZ T«r B. n «. ot PETROLEUM Deptmlable Service PRODUCTS. orn«s RR at Cherry NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC I » All debtors to fhu oshilo ot Dr. C. C. Stevens may piiy their iid'omits ;it lliililinnl lAiniilurc Company' . . . boohs will bo hold opun there tin til all accounts :tro cleared. I'lettso pay promptly, ns we would like to settle estate us soon as possible. Mrs. C. C. Stevens liipsbi^^ Under Manujrcnient of !• Sluiilcy Keller 5 •i !« Curb Service — Open 24 flours ;« Fresh Seafood ' !• i* Steaks — Chicken — Chops — Bar-b-quo . 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