The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 11, 1949 · Page 2
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TTTO ILTTHEVTLTJE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 194f General Says Russia Forced B36 Aims WASHINGTON. Aug. 11. M 1 )—All Air Force general said yesterday that Russia's sudden blockade of Berlin last summer had a strong Influence on decisions to carry out the B-36 bomber program. MaJ. Gen, Frederick H. Smith. Air Force i-equirments chief, returned to the witness stand [or his second day before the Hou.se Armed Services Committee, it I* investigating the history of the giant slx-cngincd bomber. Smith told this story: In April, 1948. there wss "considerable difference ol opinion" In the air staff as to the virtue of the B-36. Gen. George C. Kenney, then chief of the strategic air command, preferred refueling medium bombers for long range mlsslo 1 and hart proposed using the B-36 as a tanker Instead of a bomber. During that month, however, an early model B-36 made n «900 mile flight carrying a simulated 10.000- pound bomb load. In May, It flew another hng mission with the heavy load, covering 8.062 miles In 36 hours. Smith said Hie majority of potential enemy target.* would have been within this range, "the performance was encouraging." he said In June, he continued. Air Secretary Symington railed a meeting of air Jorce commanders and technicians to review the entire B-36 program. Symington had seen B-3(!< flown a't (he consolidated Vnllee aircraft plant In Fort Worth. Texas, not long before, and had been impressed by performance records. As the June meeting started, the Berlin air)'" was being put into operation by the Air Force, Gen. Smith said, and Gen. Lucius D Clay. u. S. Commander In Berlin, "took a most serious view of the situation." "After Review, the decision >vas clearly In favor of carrying out Ihe full B-35 contract," Smith said. Those at the meeting, he said, decided It would not be wise to drop the program and lose the industrial potential of the covern- ment owned Fort Worth plant. "Just when new production miracles might be demanded, as (hey were after Pearl Harbor," Smith added. Threat of Spanking Ends Fatally for Young Girl TORT SMITH. Ark.. Aug. 11. (AP) —The threatened spanking of a younger sister ended fataHy for ten-year-old Patricia Thomas The Oklahoma girl died In a hospital here Tuesday night with a .22 caliber bullet in her brain. She was shot about noon at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas, about four miles west of Fort Smith. Sheriff E. W. Floyd of Semioyah County, Okla., said he was told- a younger sister, took a 'rifle from * shelf, and when Patricia 'ordered her to "put it back or I'll give you a spanking," the gun discharged. The bullet struck the girl In the forehead and physicians at the hospital here said It lodged in the back of her brain. they're "Shirt-Motes" by VanHeusen • ! " f "' '" Mrl-Malc" mini i They're mailr Cm r.i.-li nllic-r - llie .-i.lors r>f the ,l,i,i .,,,,1 ,.f Ilic lit- [icrftvlly nuUlK'.l. in liartnonmiii; or contrarling .'lia.lci. Smart urn idea liy \ an ll<vi>en lor your liard-lo-malch p:i-lol stiirtf. 'Ilii' ClievriMi lie, flmun, rfimr. in 1« iljjlcrrnt c«*lnr romlnnalioni! DEPARTMENT STORE Across from the KHz Theater Thon* 31 19 "LUCKY" WINNERS-Albert fiirnbaum and his wife, Edna, consider the problems they inherited when a 50-cent radlt ticket u-on them a 516,000 house. The problems are: Ihe house is located on a lot in New York City; It must be moved; moving costs will run $1800; the Birnbaums have no lot. and they didn't need a house In the first place. Bostnn Beginning American vaudeville had Its beginning in Boston, Mass.. in 188:). when a former circus performer, Benjamin F. Keith, opened a small museum and .show next to the >ld Adanw House in Washington street. Flurry of Shots Ends Flight of Elusive Burglor VAN BUREN, Ark., Aug. 11— <#•) —A (lurry o( shoU Tutidiy night ended the long (light of elusive Roy Klines, 30-year-olri Cawford County farmer wanted on post office ' uglary charges. Klmes, object of » widespread manhunt through thtx mountainous section ihret months ago. »»« ctp- tured by four officers, Sheriff u C. Moore, two o[ his deputies and Pos(al Inspector Larry O'Dell. He was surrounded at his father's home near Rudy, Arlc., about ten miles north of here. Sheriff Moore said Klmes ran out of the house with a shotgun, but quickly gave up when officers fired several shots A warrant had been Issued charging Klme.s with burglary of a post office at Chester. Ark., and officers wanted to question him about atm- ilar burglaries at Rudy, Wlnslow, Natural [Jam, Cedervllle and Dutah Mills. Ark. Sheriff Moore said Kimes admitted the Chester burglary but denied taking prt in the others. The Sheriff also said a man. he did not Identify, believed to be KM accompolice of Klmes. was arrested a few hours earlier at Cedarvill*. Pure Ice is more transparent than water. Cherbourg to Be Visited By Historic Battleship PARTS, AUK. ll—MV-The battleship Missouri and other components Of U.S. Task Force 61 will visit the French port of Cherbourg Monday U.S. embassy officials have announced. The Missouri, on whose decks Gen. Douglas MacArthur accepted Ihe Japanese surrender, will remain In port five days and receive I public inspection lours from the I French citizenry. Task Force 61 consists of the Missouri and nine destroyers commanded by Rear Arim. Allen E. Smith. It Is on the annunl midshipman's cruise. You'll Get MORE HEAT You'll Save MORE SPACE with a GENERAL ELECTRIC KEEPS FUEL BILLS DOWN. This G-E Furnace is a raal fuel saver. Every drop of oil is burned more completely by the famous General Electric combustion nicUiod. That means more comfort for you this winter ... troni less hielf SAFE 1 INCHES FROM THE WALL. Underwriters' Laboratories has approved this G-E Furnace for installation 2 inches from the wall. That means you can tuck it in an alcove or utility room and save valuable living space. Clf AN, QUIET, AUTOMATIC. Every part is General Electric designed. The large fan ii quiet. Filtering cuts down cleaning and redecorating expenses. A G-E thermostat keeps the temperature just right for you ... automatically. Send the coupon today for information. This is the ideal heat«r for your homt . . . Ltt ui figure with you . . . Estimgtci fr««! Hubbard & Son Furniture "20 Years in the Oil Heating . __ IS HOUSEHOLD HANDYMAN-Mickey the MonkTcl" , ? A""!,' Vi " ase ' N V " nome B > ^ h '"S <"« dishes. a pel and handyman for veteran iockey Johnny Taral and his wife It May Be Monotonous But It's Some Cheaper SEATTLE, Aug. 11. (AP)_It may sound monotonous, but think of the saving on birthday parries: On Aug. 1, 1945, Mrs. Howard M. Smith rave birth to a daughtei. On AJI?- 7. 1947, a son was born to the Howard Smiths. Last Sunday a second son arrived i" the Smith household Are you checking [he calendar? Right—It was AU£. " again. Alex/can Gasoline Toll Is Increased by Third MEXICO CITY, Aug. II. (AP) Mexico City gasoline prices went up about one-third yesterday Similar pr'ce boost.-! for Ihe rest of the country arc expected shortly, The government pe'rolcurn mo- noflly Pemex announced regular 60-octane gasoline will sell for 40 ceutavos a liter (18 1-2 cents a gallon) instead of 30 centavos (14 cents). High test 70-octane will be SO centavot • liter <3> cenU a gallon) instead ol 35 centtvo* (16 cen Us). Antonio Berniudez, Pemex director, said the price boosts are needed because of recent losses and be- caus« Piroex needs more capital to develop hei oil industry. PROPOSED BUDGET OF KXPENUIiTRES TOGETHER WITH TAX LEW FOR FISCAL YE.1R BKdl.NNINO jrJLY I. ISSO. TO AND INCLUDING JUNK 30, 1951 The Board of Directors of Manila School District No 15 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, in compliance with the requirements of Amendment No. 40 to the Constitution of the Slate of Arkansas, adopted November 2, 1948, have prepared, approved, and hereby make public the proposed budget of expenditures together with the tax rale as lollops: General Control. $5,25000: Instruction. $83,189.00; Operation of school building. $8.50500; Maintenance of school plant and equipment. S3,015 00; Auxohary Agencies (ir.clu'lir.g transportation), JI 5.89600; Fixed Charges (Insurance). $3.095,00: Drbt Service. $11,3390;); Capital outlay. None. To provide for the foregoing proposed budget of expenditures the Board o[ Directors proposes a tax levy ol 30 mills. This tax levy includes the piescnl continuing levy tor [he retirement of present indebtedness Seven mills of the above proposr-d tax levy of 30 nulls Is for a proposed bond issue of $160.000. estimated to run 25 years, for the purpose of erecting and equipping new school buildings and niaking Improvements and additions to present school buildings and refunding outstanding bonds The Directors will ask the electors to vote 7 mills through 1961 and 15 mills thereafter for the proposed bond issue of $160.000. which will constitute a continuing annual levy until the principal of and Interest on th« bonds ar« paid In full. Given this 26 day of July, 1949. Boaid ol Directors, Manila School District No 15 ol Mississippi County. Arkansas By C. W. Tlpton. President C. B. Ch.Hd.ress, Secretary 7.28, 84-11 BURDETE SCHOOL DISTRICT Estimate of Revenue needed bs Burdcttc School District No. 35 of Mississippi County, Arkansas: For the school year 1950-51 the following proposed budget of expenditures will be needed for school purpases: ,. $'00.00 4026000 . S.OJO.OO . . 750.00 9.000.00 Burdette School District No. 5 Mississippi County, Arkansas General Control Instruction . .. | Operation . • Maintenance . . Transportation Fixed Charges . Debt Service . . Capital Outlay . Tuition 1.5COCO 6.874.00 3.500.00 180.00 Total $68.564.00 In order to provide for a normal school program as outlined above, a 27 mill tax must bo voted at [he annual school election, Septembei 27. 1949 Signed: C. a. Smith President School Board Beautiful Floors I'oLr home can bt mude *o much more lovely with be»u- llful floors. C'liarles Wood offers you «xperl workmanship at truly reasonable prices . . . 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