The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 9, 1949
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TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 9, 1049 Bomber Retraces Famed Sea Flight . Modern Navy Plane /Follows Route of First Ocean Crossing '.' LISBON PORTUGAL. May 9. W| —The Truculent Turtle landed at Lisbon airfield today, retracing the historic 1919 flight of the NC-4. The Navy bomber landed at 12:07 p.m. (5:07 am. CST). The commemorative flight by the two-engined plnne across the Atlantic was uneventful. The Turtle, which took off jwtcrday from Floyd Bennet Field In New York, flew by way of Newfoundland and the Azores,"The trip took 16 hours and 50 minutes. The time was In sharp contrast to the 19 days It took the canvas and plywood NC-4 to make the trip 30 years ago. The NC-1 was the first plane to span the Atlantic. Pilot of the Turtle, a Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune, was Cmdr. Thomas D. Davies of Clicvy Cliase, Md., who also commanded it on ILs 19-16 record non-stop 11.2M-mllc hop from Perth. Australia, to Columbus, O.. in 1946 Rcnr Adm. Albert C. Rend, who piloted the NC-4 on its historic flights, and his flight mechanic. Chief Aviation Pilot Eugene S. (Smokey> Rhoads. were pnsfonRers aboard the Turtle on the commemorative crossing. From Lisbon, the .^nvy bomber will fly to Plymouth. Gimlnnd where the NC-4 ended its flight. Geologist Finds Arkansas Rich In Possibilities. LITTLE ROCK. 1 May S. '/PI— Extensive industrial possibilities arc lying dormant In Arkansas mineral deposits in the opinion of a Kansas City research agency. \V. B. Mather, economic geologist for the Midwest Research In- ' stltute. told the Arkansas Academy of Science here that a 16-month study of Arkansas' vast tlcposlls of j a wide variety of minerals "only scratched the surface." j "The industrial possibilities lying 1 dormant in these mineral deposits are believed to be extensive," lie said. Th study wns sponsored by the I Arkansas Power ami Llpht Com- 1 pany and sought principally infor- i mation on whether mineral resources could be mlncrf profitably for ' dollar. profits. But the researchers also found Arkansas "a geologist. 1 ; paradise." Mather said. After 57 Airlift Flights To Berlin, Texan Uses Day Off to See the. City BERLIN. May 9. <.4>' --Hundreds of American and K-'tish nirtncn have flown the airlift to Berlin without, actually visiting the city. Their turn around at the airnort is usually 20 minutes, which cions not give them'time to leave the field. Curiosity gob the better of one of them, Lt. Charles P^rsesf 1 ' 1 i Dnl- lus. Tex. He hart piloted S7 round trips to Berlin oh the airlift and n?ver left the airport. On his day o'f he came here us a passenger to have a look around. to he or the new RCA Victor 45 rpm Records! COME IN AND PLAY THEM YOURSELF! Completely distortion-free mini e. I New brilliance and clarity [ Now the beil costs less! 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