The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 14, 1950
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN 36 U.S. Air Lines Given Aviation Safety Awards 35 Fly 6,000,000,000 Passenger-Miles in '49 Without Fatality CHICAGO, June 14. (/TV—Thirty- iix of the nation's air lines were named today as winners of the National Safety Council's 1949 aviation safety awards In recognition of their contribution to snfe air transporation. The council said 35 or the 36 domestic, territorial and overseas air carriers, flying scheduled passenger runs a total of nearly 6,000,000,000 passenger - miles, w e n t through the year without a passenger or crew fatality. A passenger-mile represents one passenger carried one mile. The American Airlines, although It failed to complete 1949 without a fatal accident, set a new all- time record by flying 4,476,139.000 passenger miles between Dec. 28. 1946, and Nov. 29, 1949, when its record was broken, Trans-World Airline completed 1949 with the greatest unbroken passenger mile safety record of any U. S. air line, the council said. TWA flew 3,440,812,000 passenger miles without any passenger or crew member fatally injured. The council said four accidents in domestic operations and two in Alaska operations marred the 'outstanding" safety record of U. S. carriers last year. These accidents killed 112 persons—97 passengers and 15 crew members. The passenger death rate of 1.3 deaths per 100 million passenger- miles for domestic operations only Is ons of the best in air history. Red Blockade Of Danube Hit BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, June 14. W) — Yugoslavia protested to the .Soviet embassy here last ntght against ft Russian blockade of Yugoslav shipping on the Danube. At Geneva, Joza Vilfan, deputy foreign minister, unsuccessfully tried to get the Economic Commls- "sion for Europe (ECE) to Investigate the shrinkage of- trade relations between Yugoslavia and Russia and her Cominform satellites. Vilfan said the Soviet Union Sjas cut its trade completely with Yugoslavia since Premier Marshal Tito defied Russia In 19-18. But other ECE delegates pointed out that Russia has made it clear It won't furnish any trade Information and voted down Vllfan's request as useless. UNDECOHATION DAY— Movie Actor Audie Murphy, most decorated American hero of World. Wtr II, h;,s given away his 21 medals to kids al\ over the country. His Congressional Medal oi Honor, the nation's mos'. prize' military award, went ito his nephew, Weldon Burns! 8, ot Dallas, Tex. Ho doesn't remember who got most ,oi the others. "There are too many guys who should have gotten medals and never did," .said Murphy. ' , Navy Trains 'Family' GREAT LAKES, 111. —(fl>j— A brother and sister pair of recruits graduated from the Naval Training Center here in positions of command. Jeanne Mary Campsmith and her bother, Jack, were sworn into the U. S. Navy as recruits from Mus- kcgon, Mich., the same week. At the graduation review. Jack served as brigade commander. Jeanne was squad leader of the graduating Wave company. Long Strike Seen Against N. Y. Sun NEW YORK, June 14. (/?')—Both slclts braced themselves today for a long struggle In the American Newspaper Guild's frivo-day-old strike against the New York World- Telegram and Sun. The CIO union walked out yesterday to enforce Its demands for editorial and business employes. The newspaper—one of the biggest evening papers fn the country, with more than 600.000 circulation— suspended publication yesterday when AFL Mechanical unions honored a new mutual-aid pact and refused to cross the CIO picket lines. Federal mediators spent 80 minutes last night In a joint meeting with Guild nnd management officers, but nothing came of It. No neiv meetings were scheduled, although both sides are subject to the mediators' call. J. Nelson Tuck, president of the guild's New York local, said management "didn't budge an Inch." "They didn't come to negotiate," he said. "They showed no more willingness to negotiate than they ever did. They said they were prepared for a long strike—six weeks ore more. We told them we were dug in for a long strike, too." Gi Makes Third Army Jail Break MUNICH. Germany, June 14. (il't —Homer Cook, husky former GI bo.xer from Muskogce, Okla., whose love for a fraulein landed him in a U.S. Army jail here, was still it large today after his third break for freedom. Hundreds of U.S. constabulary police and more than 1.000 German police manned rond blocks and thrashed through forests around Munich throughout the night. They couldn't find the blond 26-year-old former soldier, who was to have gone on trial before an American military court next week on 16 charges. They include illegal entry Into Germany, attempted armed robbery, resisting arrest, escaping Jail —twice before—and posing as an American agent. Arabs Repair Church JERUSALEM —M 1 )— Workers In the Arab-held Old City of Jerusalem have finished repairing the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepul- chre which was damaged by fin- last year. After the fire, King Abdullah of Hnshemitc Jordan pledged that lie would see that the repair work was carried out. An Investigation disclosed the blaze started accidentally. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 19SO NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell nnd dispense beer at retail on the premises de-scribed as West Hhvay 18, Manila, Ark., Mississippi County. The undersigned status that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell uccr by the undersigned has been revoked within live years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other stnte, relative to the snlc of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to b= issued for operation beginning on the 13 day of June 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1961. John Charles Bright Subscribed and sworn to before me this 13 day of June 1950. Mrs. Marshall Blackard Notary Public My Commission expires: 3J9|53. 6il4'50 EDSON Continued from Page a years or so. Mr. Lopp Is anxious (or the Bureau to give a ruling which will permit an income tax deduction on any donations to the cemetery, which will provide permanent buriul in individual graves. During the Nazi occupation o( France. Lopp was permitted to set up a canteen for all captured and Interned Americans. He also Is responsible for the construction of the first American hospital in Paris. Dedication date for the new cemetery is the first of August,. All Americans who die in France can be buried there, free If (heir relatives can't afford to pay. A f)ay With the FTC rtecent actions of the Federal Trade Commission: "After completion of required statutory proceedings, information thows that baseballs and tennis balls are marketed primarily on the basis of performance rather than their respective textile content" In answer to a complaint chare- ing a company with selling thumb lacks Imported from Germany with a "made in U.S.A." libel, the accused firm replies, "at no time are any such tacks sold by respondents directly In any form to the consuming public." Claims that certain > synthetic BAKE SALE STARTS SATURDAY 9 A.M. ARK-MO POWER CO. LOCAL OFFICE CANDY-CAKES —PIES Father's Day Is June 18 Sponsored by the CATHOLIC ALTAR SOCIETY Anhydrous Ammonia Fertilizer Custom Application Chas. Brogdon Phones 6847 — 62G4 '/! Mile South on Highway 61 The Strongest GRAIN BIN Made The iMarfin "Husky G:iinf" is U. S. Gov'l. approved --weather-proof, fireproof, rat proof. Designed especially for soybean growers, this storage bin contains more si eel than any other. The 2'/z in. corrugation prevents bulging and sagging. Sold by Blytheville Soybean Corp. Blytheville Phone 6856 ruby phonograph needles will give up to 25,000 plays are challenged and will be Investigated. All In a day's work. May Check Kuropean Crime Roots The Senate committee Investigating organized crime In the U.S. Is seriously considering sending some of its agents to Europe this summer. Many of the known underworld characters in the U.S. are foreign-born. In many cases they had criminal records before they ever came to the U.S. which they, covered up In order to net In. This I could lead to deportation proceed- 1 ings. It has been suggested that em* way to break up the notorious Mafia gang which is In the erime picture j lii the U.S. is to gel at its roots In ' Italy. \ JACK WEBB, M.D. Now relocated in the Lynch Building, Hl.vthevilU i'raclice Limited to Eye. Gar. 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