The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1949 · Page 3
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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUWE* NEWS PAGE THREE Small Town Air Service Is Seen Commercial Airlines Eye Growth of Busy 'Feeder' Line Firm By D<mfla* NEA SUM Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Dally lair passenger, freight and mail sere to almost every town In the . with a population of more than may be In the offing »s • result a new operation by an airline llhat once carried only mall and (freight. All commercial arilines are carefully watching the new experl- Iment. The busy short-haul lines Is All [American Airways, which is now establishing commuter service to 52 small and medium-sized cities seven eastern states. Popula- tons of these communities range from 5000 to 50,000. Routes connecting more than 40 of them with he big metropolitan centers have been in operation for several months, and most are increasing business dally. The longest single hop Is 36 minutes. The plane is only on the ground two minutes at each stop. Steps are carried In the plane to save the • time of wheeling up a ramp. Two round trips daily is the minimum service planned for each city. No food Is served on the planes, and the fares average slightly higher than comparable Ipullman rates. The planes are redesigned two- lenglne DC-3s. They can carry 24 {passengers, 500 pounds of mail ladn 535 pounds of freight, and |crube at 180 m.p.h. "Education" Needed The new service had to do a job of educating people on the r fits of flying. At first most of American's passengers were persons who never flew before. An lincreasing number of passengers Inow are women going shopping in the big cities and businessmen who lhave to make irregular trips. A big fraction of the customers lare those who have transferred Ifrom the long-haul airlines and Iwhose final destination is one of Ithe smaller cities served by All Congregations Voted into Church Group ST. LOUIS, June 30. (/P>— Negro congregations hive been admitted to the western district of the Lutheran Church for the first time in ILs M-year history. The Western district U comprised of about 300 Lutheran church** with & membership <X more th»i> 130,000 In Missouri, Artinjxs and Tennessee. Delegates to the western district convention here voted at the cloe- tnj teuton to admit three N*«TO congregation* in the St. LouU ar«* that had applied for membership. Croigneod County It Hit Again by Dreaded Polio JONESBOBO, Ark,, June 20. C*> —l»orlo struck for th« fifth Urn* this month In Cralghead County Satuduy. • The newest victim Is Jimmy Pulley, two and a half year old son of Mr«. Lucille Pulley. Jimmy lives at Needham, between Jonesboro and Monette. Three of the earlier rlctimt wen from MonetU, ttn other from Caraway, in the aame vicinity. Tiie Pulley child wu rushed to John Gaston Hospital In Memphis. The attending physician described the youth's condition aa critical. BOY DROWNS IN NEIGHBOR'S POOI^-A doctor and firemen work over the body of five-year-old Michael Robinson after playmates found him at the bottom of a neighbor's swimming pool at Hollywood Calif. His father, Scott W. Robinson, comforts liie lad's collapsed mother in background. Rescuers worked 90 minutes in the resuscitation attempt. (AP Wirephoto). |American. With warm weather, there has Arkansas Negro Held in Robbery Of Post Office SHREVEPORT, La., June 20. UP) Federal charges of robbing a government post office with a deadly weapon and assaulting the postmistress have been filed here against an El Dorado, Ark., Negro by Postal Inspector Pnul Waddell. The Negro. Fred Hendrix, 22. admitted to arresting officers in El Dorado the Tuesday night robbery and slugging of Mrs. Alice landers, 68-year old woman postmaster at Oakland, La., in Union parish, Waddell said. He was brought to Louisiana and lodged In the Ouachita Parish jail at Monroe instead of the Union Parish Jail at Farnierville "because feeling there is running pretty high" Waddell said. Bond for Hendrix was set at $10,000. Union Parish authorities have a hold order on the prisoner charging breaking and entering, theft, and aggravated battery in connection with the robbery. a big boom in traffic to the (Atlantic shore resorts. The 'route prom Pittsburgh to Atlantic City rehrough Philadelphia Is now the Jcompanys busiest, when it was (planned, officials thought It might |be the worst because it competed »lth especially good rail service and the famed Pennsylvania Turnpike. The freight service has caught Jon faster than the passenger service, leading to the possibility of tanking some of the flights exclu- CiiTely for carlo. Many of the stops are •'one-industry towns and the big companies there are making •extensive use of the new service speed deliveries. Some local Jrestaurants, grocery stores and (flower shops, for example, are using the new air freight to pro' le perishable products to their istomers. President Is Filer President and sparkplug of All American Is 40-year-old Robert |M. Love. A former colonel in the • Mr Force, he served as deputy conipan y nas teen authorized to >hief of staff of the Air Transport flj , by tne civi| Aeronantics Board Negro Woman Completes Enrollment at Ok/a. U. NORMAN. Okb., June 20. W) — Ada lois Sipuel Fisher, ChicVasha Negro. Sunday completed her enrollment in the University of Oklahoma law school. Acting president Carl M. Franklin said the woman \vonld begin clnsswork Monday morning, taking the regular freshman law school curriculum. Saturday was the last day for enrollment in the summer term at the university. Franklin said there will be some means of segregation set up in the classes which the women will at- .end. The enrollment ended a 41-month court fight by the Negro to attenc he university. Press Seminar Speaker Stresses Responsibility FAYETTEVII,I,E, June 18. "When a publisher swaps.his typewriter for a cash register, he has turned his back on his community responsibilities," Al Pollard of Little Rock told the closing session of the Arkansas Press Association seminar here Saturday, "As long as newspapers maintain the leadership they have exhibite( in the past," Pollard said, "The press will continue formulating thi American way of life." (command. Before going into the (service he was a pilot and had ^established several short. inter- City airlines In the East. j Before Love lead All American Into Its present venture, the com- any specialized in short hauls of jair mail and in "pick-up" carco. (it developed the "snatch" method |of air pickup which later was used by the services for evacuating troops in gliders where no [landing fields were available. 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