The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1949 · Page 11
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• THtmSDAT, AUGUST 25, 1049 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.y COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Meteor Causes Aviation Alerts Streak Across Sky First Believed to Be Burning Airplane JOPLIN. Mo., Aug. 25. </J'i—Po- lice and Civil Aeronautics Administration radio systems were propelled Into action early today when a Hash of fire streaking across the sky was thought to be an airplane with motor ablaze. Hours of investigation eventually led to the conclusion it must have been a meteor at unusually low altitude* for there was no report of a missing plane or a plane crash anywhere In the Midwest and Southwest. It -started when ttie CAA office at the Joplin Municipal Airport telephoned police headquarters to » inquire if there were any reports of a plane crash. Observers hnri seen the streak of fire north o! Ihe aiipurt, headed southeast. A short time later similar inquiries came in uy police radio from Galena and Baxter Springs, Kas. Then a northbound commercial airliner out of Tulsa. Okln.. radioed the pilot had observed the same object and believed it to be an airplane with motor flaming. Shortly before 1 a.m., a tourist, Frank Pangclo of Ohio, bound with his family for Texas, reported at police headquarters he saw the flash as he drove along Highway 166 some 35 miles east of Joplin. A wartime Air Forces pilot, Pan- gelo was certain the object he saw was an airplane with the motor anre. So certain was he that he said he drove to a nearby hilltop to look for tlie flaming wreckage of a crash, but the nery object had vanished. The air was filled with radio messages of inquiry in succeeding hours ss inquiry for a missing commercial or jet-plane spread over the Midwest and Southwest. Army air fields were contacted and, finally. a message came through from Fort Worth, Tex., that tower observers there also had observed the flash of rue and had. decided It was a meteor. ! With no reports anywhere of an airborne unreported airplane, the final conclusion was that It must have been a meteor nnrt that It Af either burned itself out or lauded in the Joplin area. fVomon, Missing for Two Days, Returns to Her Home Unharmed KANSAS crnr. Aug. »—yp>— °f ner blindfold and disappeared MUSIC IN HIS TOES- Born wilhoul arms. 10-year-old Billy Richard of Chicago has learned to play (he Hawaiian guitai with his feel lie plays so well that he was given a S50CJ scholarship, awarded by the Internationa] Guitar League to outstanding students oj the instrument. One Killed When AutomobHesC rash On Mo. Highway POPLAR BLUFF, Mo., Aug. 25. V) —One man was killed and two youths seriously injured In collision of two automobiles and a truck about 12 miles'north of Poplar Bluff on Highway 67 at shortly before noon yesterday. The dead man was identified by Leonard Defense Counsel Asks Mistrial in Red Spy Case NEW YORK, Aug. 25. (/Pj—E fense attorneys at the Communist conspiracy trial moved yesterday for a mistrial because of the conduct or a juror—Russell Janney, author of the best-selling novel -'Miracle of Ihe Bells." As an alternative, the defense nsked for disqualification of the juror. Federal Judge Harold R. Medina adjourned the session until tomorrow to decide on the issue. The motion was made while the I Jury trying ll top U. S. commun- ' Ists was out of the courtroom. It followed an earlier conference between attorneys for both sides and the judge in chambers. The defense also asked that j Judge Medina conduct an inquiry concerning the possible influence .JLthat juror no. 2 — Janney — "may ""inive exerted on the other jurors." Defense Attorney George W. Crockett, Jr., charged in a memorandum supporting his motion for mistrial that "Russell Jauney has flagrantly and repeatedly violated the instructions of the court by discussing the case with various persons and by reading newspapers and periodical literature dealing therewith." the highway patrol Schullz, 38, a shpe salesman nf (435 Nortli Clay) Ferguson, Mo. He was alone in his automobile. The injured were Bobby Wheells, Read 17, Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Robert Jackson, 18, Long View, Tex. They were brought Irs. Fenby S. Webster, mlsslnf ince Sunday night, returned to ei - home early yesterday and r»- wited she had been abducted. The executive secretary o! Way- ide Waifs, Inc., was unharmed and n good health. Her husband, Sheldon H. Webster, called police to report the j •cturn of his wife and she related she had been released from a car • icar Liberty Memorial Hall. Mrs. Webster told deteclves Joe Kilbane and Chester Orahani she had taken * taxi home after her release. Kilbane said Mrs. Webster said she had received a call Sunday night to pick up an Injured dog at Kernodle's Lnke. A car blocked her truck as she backed from the Wayside Waifs animal shelter on one'hundred Eighteenth Street west of U.S. Highway No. 71. Kilbane said Mrs. Webster reported that two men look her from the truck, forcing her to drive away in their car. After about a 45 minute drive, Mrs. Webster said, she was taken to a house, where she was held .mill her release. She was blindfolded and her hands were tifd except when she was permitted to She said she could furnish little description of the men. Mrs. Webster said that after she was forced Into the car she heard hte voices of two women but she could not see them because the was blindfolded. She told police she was not abused while she was held captive in the house, she related that Her abductors made numerous turns on the way to the house^ apparently to confuse her sense of direction. Except when she had to go to flic bathroom, she said she was not permitted to leave the room where Into the night. Mrs. Webster was taken to a hospital yesterday. She was reported to be in a highly nervous state. the hous« *Uxxi. They sold the house for »1,MO to Herbert Praash, I lawyer, who plans to move it lo Port Washington on Long Island, Read Cou- r Nt»» Want Ads In Army't Safety Driy* Loser Wins.- Billy Goat MUNICH —W 1 )—Col. James H, Kelly, of Chicago, Illinois, Director of the U.S. Military Government of Munich, found a new means of assisting the Armft uf»- ty drive. Besides glvhif award* to the unit with the least number of traffic accidents each month, to punishes the unit with the greatest number by making Its soldiers c»r» for an evil-smelling billy-goat for thirty days. Klan Suffers Tax Charge by U.S. Government ATLANTA, Aug. 24— If)— S till floundering from the loss of its Imperial wizard, the Association ol Georgia Klnns today faced & new threat to its power—(he federal government. A $9,332 lax lien was slapped on the Klian Tuesday in an effort to collect alleged unpaid federal income taxes [or 1046, 1947, and 1949. The federal government is credited with killing ofl the old "Knights of the Ku Klux Klan" 1n 1946 under pressure of a suit for $G85.- 355 in back income taxes, . James A Colescott, then Imper- lal wizard, disbanded the hooded order and the government could find n onssets on which to collect j For a shovl time cross bunnng> and neiht riding activities 'abated Then it was that a thin, little | Atlanta doctor, Samuel Green, rose to Klan prominence. He breathed new life into the Kluxers, and reformed an drevilalked the order under the name, "Association of Georgia Klaus, Inc., Knights of the Ku Klux Klan." For nearly three years Dr. Greet] held sway over the resurgent, Klan. His death Thursday night left the organization without R leader. A Klan spokesman said last night It may be several weeks before n new chieftain is enthroned. she was prisoner. She reported led by a plump, Keener. Mo. They escaped serious injuries. World's I.arstst Bell The Tsar Kolokol, which is Rus- onp, she related, she heard one of tient war veteran and his wife today the men say the "boss" had called and that they had to get Mrs. Webster out of the house. It was shortly after that, she were rid of the $15,000 "dream house" that turned Into a nightmare for them. Alfred and Edna Birnpaum won «!an for "kin* of' bells" Is the ' olti police, that she was taken ta i the house—on display In Manhattan 7 Ul ft -, rthf.^tt, XjTBmncial Halt **„•*-- I fnr 9 *[i-nnnf raffia ticket Rill largest bell in the world. Cast about 1735, at MQKCOW. 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