The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1949 · Page 16
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BLYTHEVItLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAT 17,194* Tornado Strikes Again in Texas Fort Worth Area Hit by Ten-Inch Rain; 7 Are Dead Case Slicer-Baler Evety hour that hay U down it risks damage by rain, lose* carotene by bleaching and leaves by shattering if k lie* too long. With your own Case Slicer-Baler you can start baling at just the right hour, have your harjr **fe sooner. See us now about a baler or any other hay machinery you may need. HAYS IMPLEMENT COMPANY Phone 898 Blythevilte AMAR1LLO, Tex , May 17, CT» — Another tornado lashed the Texas panhandle last night, Injuring at least three persons and destroying considerable property. The Injured were at Stratford, Tex., about 26 miles northeast of Dalhart where two homes were destroyed. Hurl were Mrs. Emory Blake; Mrs. Fred Austin and her daughter, Miss Lcona Austin. At Amarillo. Mrs. E. W. Marrs, 41, died today, the fifth victim of a tornado which lore a path of destruction through this panhandle city Sunday night. The tornado last night struck the farm home of Victor McRee, eight miles east of Dalhart, damaging the house and tearing up outbuildings and farm machinery. This was at 10:30 p.m. Thirty minutes later, the black twister hit the northwest edge o Stratford. Tliere had been a rain and hall storm. Suddenly the storm let up am (here wns a momentary silence Then the tornado struck with a terrific roar. The homes of Mr. and Mrs. Ernor Blncke and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Aus tin were demolished. At 11:20 p.m., 20 miles northeas of Stratford, the tall of the tornad lashed again. It damaged propert on the Carl Reynolds farm a mil northeast of Texhoma. Fort Worlh Area Flooded FORT WORTH, Tex., May 11. (.1 —A cloudburst dumped almost te inches of rain on the Fort Wort Enjoy the whiskey that's At ft Gtoi you ruitlti up Hits rich drink I Fiom now on my fworitt brnU is "on Ihe Sunny Bioo OLD SUNNY BROOK HAND . ** ArTtr rte» rough rid* tajiyi smooth diink — •«y-lo-l<ik>OUSURItY UOOKfforoX»»luckyl \ 18 to Graduate Next Tuesday at Shawnee School Miss Lynn 'Jlnsley, daughter of r. and Mrs. George Tlusley, to- ay WAX named valedictorian of Shawnee High School »t Join- r, by Grant Collar, superlnten- ent. Salutalorlan is George Kelly, son 1 G. W. McK'strldge. Dr. Malt L. Ellis, president of entlrlx College, will be the speak- r al. the commencement exercises cheduled for 8 p.m. next Tues- ay. It has not l>een determined who 111 speak at the baccalaureate unday. Both activities will be In le high school auditorium. Seniors Include the honor stu- ents, Misses Jane Ryan, Pauline mllh, Norma Paye Denlon, Rose lary Slicrrill, Bobble Shannon and Betty Ann Collomp, William Bell, ames Ed Bnlley, Willie Everett amcs, Ix>well Coffman, Floyd Tip- iltt, Robert Gwaltney, Clayton Eu- >nnks, Jr., Dun Vrooman and Quon 'en. Soviet Spy? n 0,000 Bond Is Set •or Slaying Suspect IJTTLE ROCK, Mny 17. (IP)— Dt'spite H prosecutor's nlnrm over ,he SHilnskl County homicide ra'.e, bond wns allowed today for a man charged with ft double kllllnE- Circuit Judge Ous Fiilk set S10,- 000 bond for Wilson E. Hunt, 40- year-old unemployed railway mall :lerk, chnrRCti with two counts of first degree murder In the fatal .shooting of his wife and her male companion. Defense Attorney Sam Robinson said an attempt to post the bond would be made today. Judge Fulk set Hunt's trinl for June 7. Mri. Josef Winiewicz, above, wife of th« Polish ambassador to th« U. S., was named a possible spy by Lt.-Gen. Izydor Modelski, former Polish military attach*, In testimony before a Senate Judiciary Sub-committee. Modelski said he had been Informed Mrt. Winlewicz Is a member of the Soviet secret police. He quit nil post after charging the Polish •mbajjj wai a hotbed of Rua' aian espionage. Suspect Questioned Sheriff William Berryman disclosed today that deputies were in- stiRaLins a report by parents of nine-yenr old Yurbro girl that man had made Improper advan- s on the girl. The suspect was jelng questioned today at the coun- Jail, but no charges had been .eel, It was indicated. josnell Honor itudents Named; Autry to Speak L. H. Autry, »uperlntendent of urdett*'s School, wlU.be the com- lencement speaker for seven Oo»ell seniors, at exercises to be con- ucted at the high school audit- rium, at S pjn. Thursday. Miss Jackie Chrlstner, rrand- aughter ol Mrs. Rebecca Williams, s the top ranking student, and was amert valedictorian by Superin- .endent P. E. Lucius, and Mrs. Carlyn Bright Vaughn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bright, I* aal- tatorian. Class activities openeo. with baccalaureate Sunday at the auditor- urn by the Rev. Carl Caatleman, >astor of the Gosnell Baptist 'hurch. The graduates include the two honor students, Joe Bates, Ross Caldwell, Tommie Grimes, Peggy Jackson and Mary Rush Warren. BMd Oouxter MOT* Want Ad*. Say It ... With Flower* THE FLOWER SHOP Gleneo* Phone 44*1 a* t!41 Obituaries McKesson & Robblns, Inc. - Exclusive Distributors - I.lllle Rack UN Aiding 3,000 Needy Children in Philippines MAN ILA — (/P> — Three thousan needy Filipino children are bein red back to health by the United Nations. When the program begins running full speed 16,000 youngsters will be fed. The program has been launched throughout the Philippines by the U. K.'s International Children's Emergency Fund. Thp Philippines government 'also is contributing. Milk and meat will be served in 189 feeding centers, hospitals, child Institutions and schools. James E. McCall, Freeport, III., program manager, says the fund also will provide for 1,700 nursing mothers and expectant mothelte. About 175.000 motor scooters arc low registered IT] Ihc United Stntcs. •ompnred to less than 10.000 before he war. Final Rites Conducted For Farmer of Luxoro Funeral services were conducted this morning for Huey Griffin In the Luxora Baptist Church by the pastor, the Rev. A. B. Hill. Burial followed In the Luxora Cemetery. Mr. Huey died Sunday in his home six miles northwest of Luxora as a result of shotgun wounds which officers said were self-inflicted. He had lived In this vicinity since 1940 having moved here with his family from Tuscaloosa, Ala., and was engaged in farming on the B. L Bennett farm. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Griffin, three sons, Alvin, Billy Ray and Bobby Lee, two daughters. Mary Alice and Beatrice, three sisters Oulela Isabcll. Osceola; Aslea Webb, Luxora; and Eva Griffin, Victoria; one brother, Clarence Griffin of Osceola. Swift Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Read Courier News Want Ads. Three kinds of agriculture are practiced in Wyoming—stock raising, farming by Irrigation and dry farming. area dnriiie the night. Tliere were reports at least four persons drowned. Dallas. 30 miles to the cast, had 5.43 Inches of rain and much low tying land wa.s flooded. Carrollton, north of Dallas, had 6.62 inches ot rain. The U.S. Weather Bureau in Dallas said a major flood is indicated alone the Upper Trinity River tn tlie Dallas area. The bureau said the Trinity Is rising rapidly and already hart risen to 30 feet at Dnllns ,Hvo feel above flood stnuc. At Fort Worth, the west fork of the Trinity was at 27.1 feel, three above flood stage. Fort Worth iwlice said one drowning there had !>een confirmed and three persons were missini;. 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