The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 5, 1947
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1947 Explorer Feared Drowned in Cave Searching Pqrty Finds Fingerprints at Edge Of Underground Lake •CHATTANOOGA, Tcmv, July 4 (UP> _ notiins Hum was satisfied totlny that at least he had help to search for his missing brother in' the mile. long legendary Nickajack Cave Hi tin; vicinity of historic Lookout Mountain. Searchers this morning awaited arrival of clnieijing experts wi'h new grappling and lighting equipment- for use in the pool into which (lie missing John T. Hum may have slipped, overhanging k-Uees have hampered use of ordinary dragjihv methods. The family also had the, assurance of Oov. Jim McCorcl and State Highway Patrol Chief Lynn Boinar that the search will continue and "every effort will be made" to rescue him. They were cheered by a story told by one of the cave owners, John Fort, a hair-blind hermit named U O. Ashley, was 1 lost in the cave four days some years ayo and found Ills way to safety through an unknown exit. For almost two days Hum had entered the dank, black corridors of the bat- infested cave calling out his brother's name. His trembling voice brought back only echoes. Police had thought a a hoax. The missing John T. nurn of Nashville started exploring the cave on Tuesday for a possible tourist attraction. He hasn't been seen since. Hollins' pei-servering search finallv convinced state highway police who rounded up a trained cavern rescue parly now settled around the near bottomless depths of a subterranean pool. The searchers believe that the-.found the spot where John hail slipper) !ili(l rolled dawn a soft clay hank into the water. There were unmistakable clawing marks of a hand struck downward to the water's edge from the top of the bank. The pool was roughly in the center of a great vaulted room with over-hanging chandeliers of ;n- crusted stalactites. And around, the pool stalagmites thrust themselves up from tlie cavern floor to cast eerie shadows in the Hlow ol the search parly's torches. The cavern is far off the beaten roadways some 30 miles from '.his mountain city. The search revive:! an old story that a Negro' named Jack wandered into the caverns and was never heard of again. Pemiscot Extension Office in New Quarters CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,. July T, — The offices of the county "ex- Iriificn agent were' moved this week from the court house across Ward Avenue to the Rood Building. The olfices had been in the court hous>: for 23 years, and M. n. Amburgey, county agent, has been serving •)> that capacity all the time. At first, n one-man office, •!;•• old quarters were large enough, but as more assistants and the home demonstration agent were added, the quarters became too crowded. In tlie Hew quarters there Is yMntv of room for nil personnel, as wull as supply storage and laboratory Nations No. 1 Aviatrix Dies In Iowa DECOIIAH, la., July 5. (UPJ — The nation's aviators mourned today (he deatli of Marge HurluuYt, the 31-year-old former English teacher who became the world's fastest woman filer. Miss Hurlbiirt crashed in an Iowa cornfield yesterday while stunting one of the high-speed planes In which she had flown to fame and glory during her six-year career us a race pilot. Tlie AT-C flipped into a loop and nosed Into the ground as hundreds af necorah, In., thrill-seekers watched an air show staged by the "Ply- Ing Tigers" air troup she hud jusl Joined, It WHS her first performance with the group. Plans were being made today ta transport her body to her parents'' home at P.iinesvllle, o. Miss Hurluurt joined the Women's Flying Corps, the Wnsps, during the war and spent 20 months transporting every type of service plane, from trainers to bombers. Miss Hurlbiirt became the world champion woman speed (her at Tunipa, Pin., hist March. She flew a clipped-wing; Corsair, a Navy fighter plane, around the three kilometer course at better than' 5','. miles u minute. She won the Halle trophy race at the National Air Races in Cleveland last year. Hying ,i converted Army AT-e. ihc same type plane thai carried her to death yesterday The attractive aviatrix had just started her act when the crash occurred. She took off, buzzed over the up-turned heads of the crowd, and then went into the loop that (lung I he plane into the ground six miles beyond the Eastern edge of the airport. BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NKWB CHURCH NEWS HAJ.F MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Charles Springer, Supt. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. Rev. Martin 'Reagan will deliver sermon. ST. STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH William J. Fifth Sunday' »Htr Trlrvlty ! Church School, 9:45 a.m. ' Evening Prayer. 7:30 a.m. Wed. Evening, 'A Class of Instruction, '8:00 p.m. CALVAKY EPISCOPAL CHUKCIi William i. KlUhujh Firtl* Sunday »(ter ' Trinity Morning Prayer, 11:00 a;.m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHUKCU Harvey T. Klrld, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning vVorslilp, Jl fisen/iower Cautious About His intentions To Seek U. S. Presidency VICK9EURO. Miss.. Julj- 5. (UP) -Gsn. Dwight D. Eisenhower who recently accc-.pled Hie presidency of Columbia University put it this way today when asked Ills political aspirations: "I wouldn't have the effrontery to sjny I wouldn't be president of the United States, but no one has as'treil me." The Army chief of staff, told '<• press conference after his Independence Day speech that '-"a strong America can do more than fli>ylliing else to lead the world to peace." ?. Die in Plane Crash BURLINGTON, N. C., Julv 5. ( UP> Dr. p. T. Harper and Steve n-i:"las. restaurant ovruer. were killed yesterday \yhen their converted .Army training plane crashed near the Municipal Airport. Announced MARION. Ark.. July 5. (UP) State Sen. Lamar rtcdgers has been appointed county building commissioner. Chttenden County ,Jurh;c C. II. Bond announced today. Anderson in Berlin EBRLTN. July 3 (UP)—Secretary of .agriciillnre Clinton Atulers.ia :mtl '^Secretary of Connrtercc Aver- eli arrived by air loci 15- for i brief inspection ol German production facilities tinder Angio- coiHrcl/ Read Courier Ncwo Want Ads. , n e n <] Courier News Want Ads. F>>rm Bureau Pl.ins B ; q Picnic in CaruthersYiUe CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., July 3. — J. H. Fnrrar. senr^tary, annotti'e- ed today that the P?mlscot couni.v Farm Bureau ivill hold an "O.'rt Style Family Basket Dinner" at Norlhsirie Park, Hayti. on Friday. August 8. beginning n t 2 p.m. Plans include entertainment, games and contests of various kinds, during the afternoon, and basket dinner about li:00 p.m. Secretary Parrar said the affair 13 county-wide, and not limited to Farm Bureau members. The only, requirement is that those who it- tend bring enough food for the number in their own party. 'Hie Farm Bureau will furnish drinks. Heavenly Solution C03TON (UP)—The Rev. Dominic Brady of Catholic University asked union members how Com-' mtmists got control of labor or- ganizitions, was told "because they work like hell" and ' concluded: "The only way to beat them is to work like heaven." Not Moths Is the Greatest Enemy of your Certified Cold Storage Send us your woolens, to:)! The cost of storage is so slight you cannot afford to be without this protection. , Absolute Protection .We Invite Your Inspection. Blytheville Steam Laundry Phones ,(18—119 BAPTIST, CHUKCII E. O. 'Brown, Pastor' Sunday School, 9:40 a.m. Morning .Worship 10:55 a.m. Training Union, 7..p.rn. Evening Worship, 8 p.m. Wednesday Night, Sunday School Council meeting, 6:15 p.m. Prayer service, 7:30 p.m. Choir Practice. 8:10 p.m. LILLY STREET BAPTIST CHAPEL I). B. Bledsoe, pastor (Morning Worship. Q;3o a.m Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Training Union, 0:45 'p.m. Evening Worship, 7:45 p.m. FIRST METHODIST ClU'ItCH Allen 1). Stewarj. pastor Church School, 9:'4fi a.m. WorsMp Service, 10:!iQ a.m. Senior Youth Fellowship. 6'30 p.m. Intermediate Youth Fellowship 0:30 p.m. . ' Worship Service. 7:30 pm. Choir prac'licc, Wednesday. IMMANUCX BAPTIST C1IIIKCH A. M. Houston, pustor Sunday School, ' 10 'i.m Morning Worship. 11 a in Training Unipu, 7 p.m. Evening Service. 7:30 p.m Wednesday night prayer service 7 p.m. Cow Has Siamese Twins REXBXJRG, Iiln. (UP) _ A co'.v gayc hirtu to Siam&su twins ncav here. The .calves died ut birth and (lie cow liad to be killed. LAKK STKKKT Mt I HOD 1ST CIIDKCH II. II. Hlrvlns, pustor Cliurch S;hool, 9:50", Morning Worship, 10:60 a.m. The 'Morning Worship, 10:50 a.m. Melliodisl Youlli PVllowslilj), 6:00 p.m. Evening Worsliip. 7:3p p.m. Prayer Meeting,' 1 Wed. 7 p.m. FULL I>. K. Ifurmoii, Sunday School, 9:45 n.'m. Morning Worship, 11 a .in. Young People, 0:45 .'p.n). Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m • GATEWAY TABKCNA.CI.K I-. G. Borah, pjslor Church Service, 9:« n in, Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m Oltiirch Service, WeduesOny un>1 Prlduy, 7:30 p.m. or i. C. Hamwy, ..__,_. Sunday' School, 9:45 i\.m. Morning Worship. 11 n.m, Christ Ambassador Ssrvlfcs, C:30 p.m. Children's Church, .1:30 p.m. EvanyellBlIc Services, 7:30 p.m.- TKMI'LE 1SKAKI, llr. AUr'ea Vise. tUUkl Services on special lummuicc- ments. FIKST CHX!KC|[ OF THE NAZAKKNK .. .. Unnlel Stafford, pastor .. Sunday School, 9:-l. r > a.m. Morning Worship, M n.m. YoutiB People's Meeting, 7:15 pm Evening Worship, 8 p.m. Wednesday prayer Sfvvlce, 7::io p.m. i ril.GKIM LUTHERAN CIIDKCII Walnut -im SUlir > , Sunday School. 10 n.m. Worship Service, 11 ;i m TUESDAY Sunday School Teachers' Mert- Inff, 7 p.m. . Adult Biblo Class,.7:'15 p.m. Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota Large Dividend Savings Low Net Cost Protection For Servl;e W. L. TAMKE W8 E. Uavis St., P. O. Box 431 Phone 2487 Bl»llievH(e, Ark. I PON EDWARDS "Tfce Trpewrltrr HUa- SMI1H. CORONA «,d RKMINUTON PORTABLE UO N. SECpND ST. PHONB1MJ TransMtion MUBT BK I n- GOD It. K. Shaw, iwslor famiilay School, 9:45 a.m. MurnliiK Worship, n a.m. Yoiilli Service, 7 pm Kveniiu: Service, 8 p m. t'llUKCH OK TIIK l.MMACI!(,ATK Kev. W. 1'iaiicls Mcl> V vlt tj jiaslor Key. laul llujarski, assisluyl i>as.|ni Sunday Masses. 7 nnd 10 Weekday Musses, 8 p.m. MIMttICK NINK ilAlrilS'k- ('UllKCII tlun-ard II. Khij, ( iaslor Sunday Sehuol, l>:45 a.m. Morninu Wdrshlp, 11 am, rraliilni; Union. 7 p.m. tlveuhi^ Worship, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Prayer Meeting, J 1 ; I<AT I,AKK MKTlIOItlS'r aiUllCII Kil.v I,. Mcl.esler, jmtur 1st, 3rd mid 5lh Sundays: Preaching Services, >J:'.!d ;\.m Sunday School, 10 a.m. 2nd and •Hh Sundavi: Sunday School, 10 a.m. t'KOMISICl) I,ANI> MKLUODISl < IIHIU II Way 1,. Mcl.fsivr. uastur 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays- Preaching Services, II n.nii Sunday School every Sunday i i.m. ' 'Jiul and -Ith Sundays' Preaching Services. 1 p.m VAKUKO liay I,. Md.estn-, |> istor 1st, 3rd (\nd Ol|i Simduys: 1'reiiehlnu Swvices. 'r.'M ptn Sunday School, 10 . a.m., every Sunday. 2nd ami .|ih Sunday!)! Prcachlni; Sm'iei's, ji n.iii, OAI.VARV BAPTIST Itilh anil (^hlcku 1*. II. JerniKaii, p.islor Sunday School. 0:16 am. MornliiK Worship, n ». m . ». '!', U., <i:-i5 p.m. Kvenlnt! Worship, •) p.m. Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Chotr Hehi'uisnl, 8' A Q |>ii, TBMEfe, CIIUItOH OF fill'1ST K. W. Slvviill, pastor Sunday School, 9:50 a.m. Worship Service, 1Q:SO a in Bible Study, 6:45 p.m. livening Service, t! t>m. ST ('IIKISTIA!«! < : It. b, Malrd, jiasliir llible School, 0:45 n.m. 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