Daily Press from Newport News, Virginia on April 24, 1959 · Page 32
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Daily Press from Newport News, Virginia · Page 32

Newport News, Virginia
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Friday, April 24, 1959
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32 DAILY PRESS, Newport News. Va., Fri., April 24, 1959 3 Area Men ToAppi !earu CAB Hearing Patrick Henry Airport will be represented at the Piedmont service area investigation of the Civil Aeronautics Board Monday by Airport Manager Eugene C. Mar-lin; Peninsula Airport Commission Chairman H. Kenneth Peebles and Louis C. Purdey, Peninsula Industrial Committee com- m iccinnor They will act as intervenors in 23 Deaths Tallied five applications filed by airlines! "H.:i 171-J. that would affect service into thejin niiean r lOOdS Peninsula airport SANTIAGO. Chile (AP) Floods Primarily the changes would"! southern cmie nave caused at AIRPORT BAGS TURKEY HEN RICHMOND -A 15-pound turkey that gave Byrd Airport officials fits became "cold turkey" Thursday. Airport security man Charlie C. Wilson shot the hen, using a rifle with a telescopic sight. The bird was sent to ' the Crippled Children's Hospital. The turkey first was seen last Fall. Recently it has been on the airfield frequently, constituting a danger to planes taking off and landing. substitute Piedmont Airlines serv ice on the route from Norfolk to Knoxville via intermediate stops for Capital Airlines service over the route and permit Capital to offer through service without making flhe local stops. Piedmont's application omits PHA and Peninsula interests will ask the board to include PHA as co-terminal with Norfolk. Service from Norfolk to Wash ington provided by Piedmont, with I least 23 deaths, swept away at least 2.000 homes and left thou sands of others without shelter, authorities reported Thursday. Property and crop damage was estimated at more than 10 million dollars. The deaths resulted from drown ing, bitter cold and collapse of buildings under hurricane winds and rising waters It has been raining steadily for 21 days in Llanguihue and Con- ?nal iatu7 for PHA would jcePclon Provinc(ls also be provided under another Piedmont application; Peninsula Sponsor Slipper interests are expressing a desire Blessed Martin catholic Wom-to see this service placed in op-en.s club wilI sponsor a buffet eration. i supper Saturday, from 5 until 7 The commission is also back-p.m. at Blessed Martin Catholic ing Baltimore's request for co-j Center. The menu will consist of terminal status with Washington frje(j chicken, ham, potato salad, on the route now certified be-j macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, tween here and Washington. j a variety of vegetables, rolls, cof- Allegheny Airlines has also' fee and dessert asked for certification on a route from Norfolk-PHA to Washington 'route to Philadelphia if granted and Norfolk to Philadelphia via to Allegheny, I i ' fe ' I Is X-i v. U " T . x, , I "If- " f & u - f t ' . i 3 ft i ; t , - V. ( t ... S ' ' '& K I ? ' -ve A f - ' - I AMOCO BOSSES HONOR SECRETARIES Officials at Amoco's Yorktown Refinery paid tribute to their secretaries with a coffee break Wednesday in recognition of secretaries day. Mark C. Hopkins, plant manager extended best wishes to the firm's and other Yorktown secretaries who are members of the National Secretaries Association. . Left to right are F. K. Webb, assistant plant manager, Mrs. May B. Ball, Mrs. Virginia, L. Paledes, Hopkins, and Mrs. Barbara D. Harris. Salisbury, Md., Dover and Wilm ington, Del. The first route is not objected to by the commission, but it seeks co-terminal status with Norfolk on the eastern shore The hearings will cover 50 ap plications by airlines and have been postponed several times since the original hearing date set for February. Sand Seen Flowing Into Pacific Depths SAN DIEGO, CaHf. (API-Discovery of flowing sand that cas cades like waterfalls over under-j sea cliffs was reported Thursday, The discovery was by a diving team of scientists from the University of California's Scripps In stitution of Oceanography ship. Spencer F. Baird. They said the sand was washed from beach areas around Cape San Lucas, at the end of Baja California. Mexico. It flows in streams to cascade over granite Loray White Davis Granted Divorce LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) The brief marriage of Sammy Davis Jr. to singer Loray White Davis ended Thursday when she obtained cliffs into deep undersea canyons, the divers said. Scientists on another Scripps' ship, the Horizon, found that some canyons in the Gulf of California, between Baja California and the Mexican mainland, drop as deep as 4,000 feet below the surrounding floor of the gulf. a divorce on grounds of mental cruelty. Her request that she resume her professional name was granted. The two married Jan. 10, 1958, in a Las Vegas hotel but friends said they lived together only briefly. Davis did not contest the divorce. Under a property settlement she will receive $10,000 in cash. Davis agreed to pay $17,000 for accumulated bills. He is to receive their Los Angeles home and all the furnishings. The divorce was granted by Dist. Judge John Mowbray. Davis is 33 and she is 24. Man Charged In Burglary Case Bonded Willie Lee Miller, 35, Negro, of 848-31st St., Newport News, is free under $1,000 bond for an ap pearance in Newport News Municipal Court Thursday on charges of suspicion of burglary and grand larceny. Miller was arrested when de tectives closed in on the scene of a thwarted safe robbery at Peninsula News Co., 2514 Wickham Ave., and found him near the news company office. Burglars had forced their way into the m a g a z i n e distributing firm early Thursday morning aft er breaking the glass out of a side window, according to Detective Capt. W. B. Weaver. The theives dropped the safe in an alley that parallels Wick ham Ave. between 25th and 26th Sts. after they were apparently frightened off, according to Weaver. Det. Lt. Russell W. Lvon. Det. Lt. Robert Payne, Det Sgt Wood-row Scott and Patrolmen Lin-wood C. Lovett and Joseph Land-reth found Miller near the scene. it was reported. Miller s preliminary h e a r ing was continued Thursday until Aprn Dy Municipal court Judge Forrest B. Wall who released the suspect under bond. Miller is the third suspect ar-! rested in connection with four safe burglaries in Newport News.! One suspect faces two charges. It was the sixth time a safe! was carried out of a building by burglars since April 10. 1 m im M iw-iictiiw'jiiii;t''','i-'''"''1 mim w ' . : f-yJ : ' FINDS RARE APPARATUS A Newport News student at Catawba College, Salisbury, N. C, is responsible for uncovering the physics laboratory's oldest piece of equipment. Lon Heidler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer F. Heidler Sr., 7 Meadow Drive, found a manually operated vacuum pump or "pulsometer" built in the early 1800's when the physics department was moved into the college's new science building. A senior physics student and laboratory assistant, Heidler used a lot of "elbow grease" and brass polish to clean the relic. Ninth District Fete To Honor J. W. Flannagan ABINGDON M tun nouse or Ninth District Democrats is ex-Katiirdav for a SDecial dinner honoring the late south west Virginia Congressman Jonn W. Flannagan. Rep. John W. McCormack (D-Mass.), Majority Leader of the tinnco hn the main speaker at the 7 p.m. event in the Martha Washington Inn. . , . Flannagan, wno niea in represented the Ninth District for Hr was a kev member and later chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. A portrait of Flannagan Is to Ko iinvoiipft at the dinner bv Francis Flannagan, Jr., grandson of the late congressman. In turn, C. S. Carter of Bristol, chairman nt Hip Kinih District Democratic Committee, will present the por trait to a represenianve or me Agriculture uimmiuee, m wnoso Washington hearing room it will be hung. Rep. W. Pat Jennings, wno currently represents the district, will introduce McCormack. who served jalongside Flannagan in Congress. Another former JNinin uisiricx Rpnrpntntive. Tom Fucate of Ewing, will preside at the dinner. Service Tonight Services of the Church of Jesus, Negro, Ivy Home Road and Ke- coughtan Road, Hampton, will be conducted at 8 tonight and Saturday night by Mrs. Mary Deloatch who will sina and SDeak during the services. Map Making WASHINGTON - Map making now is regarded as an established science. One college in the United States George Washington University began olfenng a bachelor-of-science degree in cartography in 1957. mmm BECAUSE YOU WANT TO VISIT . . . l '&fa ft : -1 ;7 1 fl . . . your elderly grandmother in Guatemala , your aged aunt in Acapulco ... or an invalid in-law in Istanbul . . . THEN SELL YOUR SPARE THINGS FOR CASH WITH A DAILY PRESS AND TIMES-HERALD WANT AD Hi's Eifisv! El's.ffflaexpeimisSve! Hit ; Works!' SHOP TONIGHT 'til 9 O'CLOCK i T- 5 ;r -i il ! 1 i . S 1 'Ik. Famous Wringer Washer Large porcelain tub; Safety wringer. SOQ No Money Down! 6-PC. 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