The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 27, 1951
Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'IHUH4IIVAY, Seven Die As Tornado Rips Village Wisconsin Hit As Twister Goes on Teor WAUPACA, Wis., Sept. 27. <d The spiralinp black finper of tornado dotted a line of death and rum across txvo rural areas hi central Wisconsin yesterday, taking seven lives. Due eastward across Lake Michigan from the state, a tornado struck the village of Btfcley, Mich., at nielu and left one woman dead. The lower part of Wisconsin'* Waupaca County was ripped by a "roaring and terrifying" twister which killed six persons and injured Rt least three, pour of the vic- linis, members of one family, were carried Into a .swamp a quarter of a mile away from where the -storm engulfed them. Cloud Hops Path Tlien some 45 minutes Inter— 4:30 |i,ni, iCST) and about 50 miles to the south—a funel-shaped cloud hop;>ed across a 15 mile path In Columbia County, killing a woman and injuring her three children by picking up their farm home nml .smashing it down 250 yards away. Seven others were reported injured. A deputy sheriff said buildings were crushed "like matchboxes-" Wreckage Is Scattered Splintered barns, sheds, silos and homes lined the paths of the tornadoes in Wisconsin, but there could be no accurate estimate of the heavy loss. Nor was there a. count of the numerous livestock hilled. The whirling cloud, columns, which capped R day of general rain and high winds In the state, fortunately skirted small towns in the regions. Family Cleaning Chickens Howard Rasmussen, 35. his wife, Irene, and I heir children, Robert, King George Grows 'Stronger,' Has Appetite inDanger Days LONDON, Sept. 27. M»/ — Klngf George's doctors said today he Isi stronger and his appetite LS improving. 1 The morning bulletin, the eighth since a serious lung operation Sunday, -said the king iiad a belter night and that his progress is con- liuuhig. The bulletin, signed by four of j (he king's doctors, and the surgeon who performed the operation, said: "Alter ti better night tho king is .stronger, hLs appetite i.s improving .ml prcgrpss continues." I A London expert on lung operations yatri today's report "Is as good" as you could have expected for a yotinp, strong man In the same clr- cnmsianccs." Duke Visils Palace I The Duke of Windsor, who Is ; .staying at a private hctne in Ivm-< don, visited the palace at noon hut! did not get to see his ailing broth-] f.r. Only Queen Elizabeth sees the. khiK. It was the first palace visit by the former kins since he arrived Monday from Paris, j I The one on raging report wa.s Is- , sued as the monarch entered a new] d;ui«er period in his tight lor recovery. ; Reports- from hi.sidc Buckiji^hain j Palace, which termed the next 12 j hcurs "vital," indicated two doc- j tors are keeping a constant watch. | Palace -sources also said Queen I 5. and Betty, 2. were cleaning chickens in their farm yard in the town of Waupaca \vhrn the tornado roared down on them. Their bodies were found in a swamp a quarter mile .away. RH:-imis.sen's father. William, 6.5, was In the basement. He wa.s struck oti (he head by a timber as the house collapsed around him. He died four honr.s 3a(ur at n Wsuipacn hospital. The other Waupaca County victim u*a.s Mrs. I-'Ynnces Mellict^if thf: town of Lebanon. She and her I wo children \verc swept away when the tornado leveled their farm home. Mrs. McillleL was found dead in a field. The children were in a nearby dileh, badly frelghtened but iiot seriou.sly Jnirt. Elizabeth h&x Indicated sh« wants to be called at any hour if the king asks for her, Medics Speculate Borne London medical specialists .speculated that today — the fifth day since the King went under the knife—is iho beginning • of the second danger period since the operation. He passed the first danger phase Monday night, These specialists said the new critical prrlcd—expected In some quarters to last, through Monday— holds these threat? for the 35-year- old monarch. 1. F.itlgue. One doctor explained that "when the patient has fiuffl- cienlly recovered to take food his system starts working again and produces fatigue," 2. Internal bleeding. Medical men believe danger from bleeding is greatest on the fifth day after lung "roseclicn." j The king's doctors used the term "rejection"' in describing the opera- lion. It meajifi cutting out oil or jinrt of a lung. The doctors have not disclosed the disease that made the operation necessary. Plane Workers Halt U.S. Jet Engine Orders WOOD-niDGE. N. J., Sept. 27. M'j—A -strike of -some 10,000 Wright aeronaut Leal workers continued today to stop up nearly a biIIion dollars of defense orders, including a new-type jet engine. The walkout of the CIO United Workers union in a pay dispute liegan yesterday Just as the firm waa ready to assemble the first American Sapphire engine. Designed by the. it is said to be one of the most powerful in the | world. I Federal mediators described the situation AS "hopeless" after the company offered three to nine cents an hour in pay boosts In reply to (ho union's demand for 12 cents phis fringe benefits. Gas Is Coming! We will have Natural Gas in Blytheville in the Near Future. Buy your Gas Range now at Hubbard&Sonat -----/ These Ronoes are equipped with Universal Burners and Orifices adjustable to natural or bottled — Propane or Butane. 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