The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1947 · Page 12
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PAGE FOURTEEN BIATI1EV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1-1, 1047 Deluxe Planes Into Service bpring Cleaning on the Hoof'_ ; Air Travel Changes t For Better With New • Passenger Comforts " BY CHARLES CORPPKY , tailed Fwss Aviation Kdilor •Air travel soon will imdci'K'i mirked changes for tlic bettor with the Introduction of new pianos. The changes will be in both Ihe long-range. four- engine and medium-haul twin-engine categories. iTlie .post-war speed and comfort,; which thus far hnvc been promised more often than cypc- rltnietj, will become realities, lianrt- tn-h»nd with important advances In safety. iScliedulcd to begin service over United and American airlines routes this week is the 52-passenger ' Douglas DC-6; which distinguished itself in arch by setting n 6 : houf 47 minute 13 second record from Los Angeles lo New York. TCome summer, the two-engine Martjn 2-0-2 will begin to be n familiar sight at airports around tlic country. Its manufacturer says it will cruise at "280 mph at 10.000 Sift, That, is 100 mph belter than the Douglas DC-3, long the stand- aid twin-engine plane, can tto. The utin airliner carries up to 40 passengers compi'.rcd with the DC- Romeo, lavorile elephant In the Ilome, Italy, zoo, welcomes spring cleaning because he loves the back-scvatchlng oRcct of the broom wielded by Keeper Arnnldo. Some New Vestures Some of the features expected to attract travelers to 2-0-2's are: ,1 Hjrdraulically operated steps Ah Integral part of the plane, they •re lowered by pushing a bulto.Tr thus facilitating loading and un- lo,idii>!(. Passengers do not have to wait wliile portable steps are mm'- e ( i up to tlie plane. | '.. specially designed seats. Arranged 18 to 20 on either side of the aisle, dci>cndlni; upon the airline's desires, they hnvo pillow- like lieadrcsls and a 40-dcgrec reclining limit. There Is ample leg room. 3. Heasonnbly roomy, mirrorhn- ed washrooms. 4. Indirect, overlicnd lighlii otHl Individual reading lights, 5. Cii'cul:ir lounges, in soce versions, for four per.son.s In Ihc rear, { with magazine .shelves, card table and radio. NIMI- Luxury Craft Airlines mircha.siiu- 2-0-2's arc Pennsylvania - Central, Northwest, Chicago and Southern, Dranilf, ella and Eastern. • The four-engine DCfl Is a. luxury rcrafl, 100 feet long with 117- lot wlngspan, designed to carry 2 passengers in cohort 2" trans- ontlneninl and long over-water ips, nl 300 mph cruising sliced. United Air Lines is buying 35 of ic planes for service domestically nil on Us west coast-to-Hawall onto which will be Inaugurated lay 1. They feature two passenger com- artincnts, fore and aft of the cn- ry way; separate men's and wo- ncn's lounges, nll-clcctrlc food buf- 'et, Indirect cabin lighting and .pot reading lights at each seat and argo rectangular windows lor 1m- irovcd visibility. 1'asscneers Can 'Phone Arrangement is inade in the ' DC-0 for radio-telephone commu- ' ilcatlons ebtwecn passengers and points on Ihc ground. While on the {round, the plane can be connected with land lines, enabling travelers to place last-minute calls. Both the DC-G and the Martin 2-0-2 have therman anti-icer systems lo prevent the formation of on wings and tall surfaces. Tliese surfaces arc heated by having hot air piped into them when dread icing areas are encountered. Other safety precautions include modern electrical ,an<l radio aids,, latest, developments »i fire prevention, ami improved fire extinguishing equipment. Copyright by Gwon Davenport; Oislribuicd by NBA SERVICE; INC. going to do about UV" he asltcd. The Big Squcrae HOUSTON, Tex. (UP)—The larp;- esl sera]) steel press in the wcvrh will go into action here soon, compressing old automobiles into r.V bales, ready to start out again lo reprocessing into new sleel pro duels. Some 25 railroad cars wil be miuircd to haul the 500,03 pound press from 'Ford's Rive IKC plant. FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H, Webb Hwy Gl at Stale Line Phone Ulylhcvillc 714 Dr. W. C. Grice Veterinarian BACK cit Dell, Ark. 'VICKY, running to meet Salty, noticed the gaunt, black figure of Godfrey sharp ill outline against the gray sea. } ^'JleUo, darling,™ she grccicc .Salty. "There's no one in sigh : but Uncle Godfrey. You can kiss ; me," 1 "Hello, Vicky," said Salty, being very sensible. "Let's walk ii the. other direction. 1 don't wan to talk to anybody but you, jus now.' What's he always kan around for, anyway?" "Oh, he has nothing else to do He "thinks he has, though. lie thinks he's busy rs a one-armed postman in Christmas week." ',': "Salty did not smile. They set off along the driveway, awuy from the sea. . '. W I knew you'd bo baclt as soon .as you could," she said h"appily. fKlss me." -. . "Of course I haven't let Mother Mart to shut up the house .so early, pr* any nonsense like that. I've talked her out of it." "Good for you. I knew you •wouldn't let her ga us long as you're in this part o£ the world, you haven't kissed me yet." 'Salty was looking straight ahead, his forehead wrinkled in iparnest thought. "I don't believe : in running away from unpleasant •things," he announced. V . * Vicky stopped walking. "Sally! Look at me." >- He did not turn his head to Iheet her eyes. "Only, a coward," Ke said, "would turn his back on the whole business." She stepped in front of him and held his arms, forcing him to look at her. "Salty—Salty . . . Why, frou'ro really upset, aren't you?" "Certainly I am. What did you •xpect? "Of course," she said slowly. "What should I expect? That's 1(jic \*;ry reason I fell in love Iritij you.' 'You lullicr?" "Ccrlainly I mean grandtnlhcr!" "But what is there lo do?" "If we could only persuade her to tell us \vho he was/' he iniil- lercd. "Why do you care so much who my divindfallier was?" said Vicky, trying lo be reasonable. "Perhaps if we ever found out we'd be sorry, lie mi^hl be someone you wouldn't like at all." "That's betlcr than not knowing." "But why? It still wouldn't clinncc anything. I had another grandfather, you know, and he. was au English solicitor named Jenkins. Very respectable. Won't he do?" "But n person is supposed to have two," Sally objected. They walked nloni; in gloom} silence for some time. Vicky had her emotions under contro after a while, and benan, alioos unconsciously, to use Ihc illogica feminine wiles which uame. to hm like second nature. "Probably we'd just betlcr cal the whole thing off," she said i a low voice, acting a lillle and no expecting to be luken literally, mean—not net married at nil." She was prcr.-arcd for protcsla lions of his love and assurance Hint nothing else really matterct Instead lie demanded rouahly "You love me, don't YOU?" You know I do. But since we seem lo have hit a snag—why, perhaps we'd belter just not try to get married." This should have clinched it and brought on Ihc speech about the world well lost for love and what did Ihc world's o*/:r.^"i'i matter anyhow, but lo her surprise he stopped nnd looked into her lace in utter astonishment. , Vickv r nc," he said c:t?n» estly. i"You couldn't mean that!" "Why not? Everybody doesn't have lo gel married." He gave a long whistle. "Well! This is the first lime I've ever faced just this kind of a situation, don't ciuito know how to handlo it, frankly. Having once asked you lo marry me, I just couldn't— well, I couldn't just have an affair with you." An alTair had been the- furthest thing from Vicky's thoughts, as she was quite well awaro an alUiir was not the shortest cut to the altar. Ills interpretation of her remarks was slow to dawn on her. She stared at him in turn. "Do you mean to say you thought—? Did you think I was making dishonorable advances to you? Well, ttial is really funny!" The impossibility of continuing ueh a futile conversation ovcr- ame her and she wheeled wilh- ut a word, starling back in. the ircclioti of home, lie ran after or, appalled. "Vicky, I'm so sorry. Viclty, lease -" "Don't speak to me," slut wli'.s- icrcd, shaking olT his arm. "Flint lung I know you'll be asking me 0 go oil with you for the week end." Salty \vas genuinely horrified. 'Vicky, darling, don't lake it like liis! 1 simply misunderstood you. You said you loved me, but that you wouldn't marry me, so 1—" 'When did I ever say 1 wouldn't marry you?" she shnulcd. 'You certainly gave that impression." She swung to faco him. "If I gave tliat impression, that's just line, because Ihc more I think about it Hie mote I Ihink that's just the impression I waul to give. 1 have sonic yirkle, loo, Salty Basol!" "Arc you turning me dawn?.* lie yelled. "Arc you proposing?" "Yes!" "Then yes! I'm turning down!" She sriuarcd around and loft him standing in Uic middle ol thu road. (To lie Continued) RADIO REPAIRS 1 AND 2 DAY SERVICE ON ANY MAKE OR MODEL RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 Wo Call for and Dclivei FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co orU.cd Motorola Radio Sales and Service IOC South First St. Today's free M«M Ilecord Mr. ami Mrs. I,. S. Hartxog "I thought my bald head was conspicuous, but I've had this toupoo tiireo days and nobody.has even mentioned it!" 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