The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 8, 1949
Page 7
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WEDNESDAT, JUNE S, 1949 BLJTHIVILLB (ASK.) COUME* NEWS PAGE tBVBf Searchers Seek Missing Aircraft Wreckage Reported Sighted Near River In South Arkansas HOPE, Ark., June ». (;p,_Another report of * plane wreckage being sighted In the isolated river-bottom • ' lands near here today sent ground _ crews on another search for a missing aircraft and Its two Texas passengers. The Arkansas Stale Police said an unidentified farmer living near the junction of the Saline and Little rivers, West of here, reported he heard a plane flying low about the time the private plane was reported missing May 29. ReporU also were received that wreckage of an airplane was sighted near the river junction, about 30 miles east of the Texas-Arkansas line, The plane, a three-place Stinson, disappeared after it took off from Hot Springs. Ark., for Stcp- henville. Tex., home of the two occupants. T. C. Elklns. 48, and his nephew-pilot, Ben Ferguson, 27. Search has extended throughout Southwest Arkansas, centering In the rugged Ouachlta National Forest. Searching parties made severa unsuccessful trips into the rugged hill country. Searchers, led by Arkansa's state troopers, beat through miles of underbrush near Saratoga, Ark., yesterday but found no trace 'of the missing craft. Arkansas National Guard planec are aiding In the air search. About 20 civil air patrol planes have been flying over Southwest Arkansas cince la&t week. State Revenue Deportment Men Admit an Error LITTLE ROCK, June ». Vf) — A gal error uncovered by the Ark- nsas Revenue Department has the ate's tobacco dealers smoking. A law reducing the state tax o» package of cigarettes by two en Is goes into effect tomorrow— ne minute after midnight tonight. But most cigarette handlers have >een told by/the Revenue Depart- lent that the price reduction ,'ouldn't be effective until Friday. The legal division of the depart- lent Just Interpreted the law /rong Chief Auditor A. Howard Malone explained today. The error was found this morn- ng, Malone said. An inventory of tobacco firms to etermlne how much money the tate will have to refund on the urrently used six-cent stamp was tarted Immediately. This job had been scheduled to begin tomorrow. Malone said a refund will be made only on stamps not attached 'i the package. Your cigarettes will continue to bear the six cent stamp for severe' »-ceks, Malone explained, as the tate has about 10,000,000 such tamps on hand. 'We don't see any sen« In throw ng them away," ho said. "Th.. smokers know the tnx U only four cents, so does the dealer and the state will charge only four cents for the six-cent stamp. It's just matter of Iwokkeeping." ,BEAUTY TITLES Continued from Page 1. president of the Osceola Jaycees was in charge of contest arrange ments ana presented the awards. The three judges, all Memphians were Miss Olivia Brown, L«s Bach eiig and Chauncy Barbour. The judges narrowed the field o 34 down to 12, and from these fin alisls selected Miss Foster and he four niaids. Ball Follows Contest A coronation ball at the Comrnun ity House followed the contest, wit Elmo Donze and his band providin the music. Before the contest go under way, the spectators were en tertained by the Brawley string tri In addition to the five wtnnei the following also competed in th revue (the first seven were amon those selected as finalists): Miss Peggie Brlnkley of Wilson Miss Myrtle Sexton of Luxora. Mis. Jewel Hudson of Osceola, Miss Sara 'Hot News' Smokes PONCA CITY. Okla. </P)—There really was a lot of hot news . Neighbors called firemen to the residence of Ed Nichols when they siiotted smoke pouring from the <ltchen. The firemen rushed in to find the smoke coming from the stove, where Nichols was drying hia rain soaked newspaper. Foul Play Theory ' Abandoned in Ice Box Tragedy LITTLE ROCK, June I. (yp)— Arkansas State Police laboratory technician* today began examining an old fashioned, wooden Ice box which became a death trap for three Northeast Arkansas farm children Director Herman Liticisey said officer* and physicians hope to determine how long the children were In the box before they died. A check also will be made on the amount of oxygen In the box and whether air could enter the com- part merit*. Two of the youngsters—Jnmes Delbert Chastain. two, and a uclgh- boi playmate, Shirley Ramsey, six. —were dead when found in the box near Walnut Ridge, Ark., last Friday by Mr«. Ed Ohastaln. James' mothers. The third child. Joyce Ann Chastain, nine, Jumes' sister, died early Saturday without regaining consciousness. Authorities at first thought the children met with foul play hut Lawrence County Sheriff Joe Spades later said they had abandoned this theory, adding that tlie youngster* probably, locked themselves in the box while playing. WINTER'S LAST STAND—This is Jun« in the start «( Washington. In some places the mow is over 30 fret deep, i record for this time of year. The drifts are. the lajt reminder of th* northwest's toughest winter in history. Hire, Palmer Lanon ot the state highway department shows the comparative height of drills on a highway in th» Cascade Mountain* near Chinook Pass. Obituaries Swimmers Miss Body AALBORG, Denmark — W> — Four thousand people bathed in th big city swimming pool at Aalbor; without noticing the body of a drowned boy. It was not until the swimming pool closed down at nightfall that the boy, 8 year old Freddy Peterson, ot Aalborg, was found, He had been.dead for hours. Hartley of Wilson. Miss Alice Grimes of Osceola, Miss Betty Frew of Osceola, Miss Dora Jean Girdley of Victoria, Miss Ann Boney of Osceola, Miss Dorothy Moore of Grider. Mias Quids Felts of Osceola, Miss Christine Delancy of Osceola, Miss Peggie Bowen of Wilson and Miss Patsy Richardson, Miss Alene Burlinson, Miss Jean Owens, Miss Marlyne Owens. Miss Peggie Jean Gregory, Miss Betty Rogers and Miss Joan Gray, all of Osceola. Mrs. J. F. Sanders Dies; Rites Here Tomorrow The body of Mrs. Nlnnfa A. Sanders, 75, of Parkin will arrive In Blytheville today, and funeral services are to be conducted at 2 p.m. omorrow at the Cobb Chapel, by he Rev. Allen D. Slewar. pastor f the First Methodist Church. Mrs. Sanders was the widow of 3r. J. P. Sanders, who died in 1923, after having practiced medicine here for many years. She left last •ear to live in Parkin, but had iv«d here for about 40 years before hat time. She was born In rriend- ihlp, Tenn. She died at the home or a dsugh- er, Mrs. Ed Stanley in Parkin, yes- :erday. She had been unconscious almost continously since she fell Monday, while going up the steps of her daughter's home. Survivors Include two daughters, Mrs. Stanley. «nri Mrs. Aubrey Harwell of Parkin; a son. Monty Sanders of pr.rkln, a Dr. J. Young of Jonesboro and a sister. Mrs. W. A. Edwards of Blytheville. Mrs. Stanley and Mrs. Harwell were to be at Mrs. Edwards home on Missouri Street afternoon today Other relatives to arrive tor the services include Mr. and Mrs. W . Young of 6t. Louis, a nephew Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, under the direction the Cobb Funeral Home. » • • Lumberman Dies BEAUMONT, Texas, June I—</P -Harry T. Sullards, 46. Litttk. Rick, Ark., lumberman, died early today. He was in Beaumont on business when stricken last night. Sullanrds was vice president and general manager of the Arkansas Lumber Company of Little Rock. Mrs. Sullards was en route from Arkansas. CHECK BATORY PASSENGERS—A U. S. Immigration Service Border Patrolman (right) checks the papers of two passengers seeking to debark from the Polish liner Batory at New York. The ship, on which Communist Oerhart Eisler escaped from the United States, was boarded by numerous government agents as It reached New York on its return voyage from Europe. (AP Wircphoto). DECLARE WAR >moke from Trash fir* louses Fain Alarm to Horn* on N. 8th Street Smoke from burning traah near the home of Harold Nunn. Ill North Eighth Straet, which wai pulled, into Mr, Nunn's home by an attic fan, we* the cauae of a ire alarm last night, according to Fire Chief Roy Head, The alarm wu founded when Mr. Nunn's house became filled with smoke but i Inspection of :he attic of the house revealed that the smoke was front the trash the, Olilef Head said. The Fire Department answered an alarm to the home ol Lonnie Boat- eman, Sl( Lumerate Street, yesterday afternoon where an oil cook stove became flooded and got out of control. Damage *« restricted to the stove. Sale ot Sand Pays All ol Town's Debts SEDGEFORD, England. WV-Tills Norfolk village runs on sand. The. 700 or ao villagers haven't paid a penny In local taxes In 15 yean. The tax rate is fixed at eighlpcnce on a pound's worth of real estate— roughly dollars 3.SO a hundred. But it hasnt been collected. Sedgelord has paid all Its expenses and made enoufh extra to refurbish the war memorial and start a new athletic field by selling natural resources—»and from a village-owned sandpit. ..-!* fij,3 <• MECHANICAL BRONCO But Joe llemmli of Cumberland, Md., has his machine under control at the finish. The Best beet thlsu to • aa*4- ern, new redi* la ajt eider aenesl In nrtl-elaaa re»*lr. We eem't live jour eld aet the aww leak. but we <••» gin It the aww sestet* s « modern ag«," i«yi Hannah, "when girll weir leu on the itree* than their grandmother* die 1 m bedl" FOR FREE fSTtJHAreS fxffnr KAD/O SAUS AND sfjpy/cf I BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. «5 138 E. MAIN ST. BLYTHEVIUE.ARKv/* MflHf' i rTPiWfc O/dest Judge Retires WASHINGTON. 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