The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 23, 1950
Page 7
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FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1950 BLYTHFA'TT.I.E (ARIU COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN'" Giant B-36 Bombers Test Wings in Flight Over Pacific Ocean HONOLULU, June 23. (Ifl —Six giant B-36 bombers (esterl their, loniv,reach with a training flight. Jailja over the Pacific todny. but engirie trouble forced a seventh to turn back to Hawaii. The global bombers, last reported north of Hawaii yesterday, were on the great circle route which would carry them into the atomic proving grounds of the Marshall Islands. The seven bombers took off from the mainland yesterday bent on remaining aloft 38 hours before heading back and landing here this afternoon. An eighth flew here with spare parts. One of the seven ran Into trouble not long after the first 2,400-mile leg from the mainland to the Hawaii area had been completed. The flight of six was reported by Hickarn Field to have passed from 75 U> 100 miles north of the islands in the afternoon. Trouble Then came the first trouble, Lt George E. Cameron, Nowau, Okla., piloting one of the great six- 'cngincrt warplanes, snw the oil pressure drop suddenly in his No. 5 engine. At the lime he was about 150 miles north of Honolulu. He said o« his arrival that.while the trouble was not serious he decided to head back for land lest serious trouble develop •jfcit left five in this flight. II wSPInot known whether the flight would be joined by the seventh B-36 which lv:rt the mainland five hours afjer the others had gone. This plane's plans were not hinted, i Brig. Oen. C. S. Irvine, command Inn the operation, was riding in on of the six planes still aloft. The planes obviously are takin a lone sweep out Into (he Pacific. It is the first massed overseas sen- tu'fc for these bombers with the 10,000-mile ranee. It is depicted officially as both a long-range navigational mission atul as the most extensive training flights ever undertaken by the B-36 Lt. Col. John Bartlett of Port Worth piloted the B-36 which flew here with four spare engines and other parts. It was he who flew the early-model B-36 from Foil Worth to Hawaii and return in 1918. Bartlett said he flew at 0.000 foot and averaged 200 miles an hour on the lop from the Fairfield-Stlison base in central California. Doctors Deny Charges on Kickbacks LITTLE ROCK. June 23. M") — •hlrteen Little Rock eye specialist lave entered a format denial of harges by the Arkansas Board of Oplomctry that they participated n a "kickback" arrangement tn- 'olving prescriptions for eyeglasses. Gene Warren, attorney for the ihysicians. filed In chancery court lere yesterday a motion for dismissal of a suit brought by the Optomctry Board. The board sought lo enjoin the physicians from continuing what it said was the practice of receiving rebates from Precision Optical Company and to enjoin Precision and its manager, Raymond Williamson, from dispensing spectacles The suit also declared the physicians had "conspired" to set up a layman, Williamson, as an optomc- rist. Williamson joined the physicians i denying all allegations and ask- ng that the suit be dismissed as vithout foundation. Warren's reply said Ihe Oplom- try Board suit "contains scurrilous. candalous, false, fraudulent and landerous .statements, interlaced herein for the sole purpose of scek- ng to cause embarrassment to the defendants. . . ." The Optometry Board yesterday filed a similar suit against five Hot Springs physicians. The Younger Generation CHICAGO. June 23. dV) —. The dson of n Judge nationally imvn ror his efforts lo reconcile ivortf'-uound couples was sued T divorce yesterday. He Is Daniel u SabiUh, 26. randson of Superior Court Judse oseph Sahath. Ills wlte, Lita. 2V led suit In superior court socking livorce on grounds of cruelty. /The case hasn't been assigned to a judge yet. "MOSAIC" IN FLOWERS—Stretched along a street in Genzano, Italy, is a colorful "mosaic," made up entirely of (lowers, illustrating the "kiss of death" with which Judas betrayed Jesus. The beautiful panel was part of the traditional Corpus Christi celebration, held every year at Gcnzano since 1118. SPY PROBE— Hurley, former U. S. Ambassador to China, will be called before the Senate committee investigating the Amerasia case to background his formal charge ttiat John S. Service and "several associates" in and out of thi Elate Department Foreign Service supplied Mao Tse-Tung and other Chinese Communist leaders with secret documents and advised them "on ways and means lor defeating the American policy." Life of Private Eye Is Hot So Private MIAMI, Pla.. June 23'. W) -Mrs. Irta P. Hrj-tc. says in a divorce suit slic turned defective to get the goods on her private detective husband. Whm Bryte, a specialist In gel- ting divorce evidence, told her ne had to work at night on a case, she decided lo lake a [ling at the detecting business herself, the suit continues. She trailed her husband to a restaurant where he picked up an nt- .ractive waitress, she said. Later wh(!il he came home with his face and clothing covered with lipstick. - Mrs. Bryte said, and she confronted him with the rrsult of her detection, the private detective packed bis bags and left. They were married June 1ft, 1938, and separated two weeks ago. Mrs. Bryte sued yesterday. Weren't Hooked Up BUFFALO, ta. V.. June 23. W) Feinman, a salesman. bousl two burglar nlnrms for his home. Before he had lime to Install them, thfy wove stolen troixi his parked automobile. 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