The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1952 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 14, 1952
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, BT,YTHEVTT,I,E (ARK.) COUNTER PAGE EI.EVT* Gigantic Liner "United States Sails for Atlantic in Trials By HARRV NASH ABOARD THE S.S. UNITED STATES )*)—This sleek and shiny new passenger liner heads for the open Atlantic today from Newport News, Vs., to stretch her sea-legs tn two days of builder's trials. The 52,000-ton ship, America's challenge to Britain's two .sea queens, the Mary and Eli?,abfHh, will ease down the James Rivev, through Hampton Roads, across OSCEOLA NEWS Continued from Page 9 Beck am. Personals Miss Gratis Laurence spent the weekend with her family in Lake Village. Mr. and Mrs, George Doyle and daughter of Sikeston. Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDonald Mid children of Clarksdate, Miss.. spent Mother's Day with Mrs. Georpe Doyle, Sr., and Mis Marjorie Doyle. Mr. and Mrs. Alton McCann and son,, Larry, of Sikeston, spent Mother's Day with Mrs. McCnnn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thorn- Chesapeake Hay atirt point her how eastward, It's the first tasle of the sea for the 72-mil!ion-dollar palace, whose builders eagerly await tomorrow's speed tests, They arc confident she will prove herself a faster ship than the much heavier Queen Mary, present holder of (he record for the fastest Atlantic (Tossing, Biggest lluilt in 11. S. The United Stales is Ihe greatest t'ommercinl vessel built, in an American shipyard. As the big ship pj\s:--ns historic Ft. Monroe at Old Point Comfort, engineers of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, her builders, will begin testing her distilling plant. Off Cape Henry, ihe engineers start the first steam-rate lesls. which determine Ihe efficiency of the turbines by measuring the pounds of steam per horsepower in an hour. The ship's high pressure steam turbines can turn up more than 105,000 horsepower, Next on the list are tests of the compass and radio direction finder. Latrr tociny the ship will malte her economy trial, which will m e a s u r e fuel consumption in pounds-per-shafi horsepower. Speed trials tomorrow will continue most of the tiny. Kpoknsn for ihr* ship's builders say the sulls of tin? trials "probably will remain a secret/' The liner will retuvn to Newport News Friday, after sinnther series of tests, iiu'lutiiny slopping, turning iincl other maneuvers. AijiKii'ri for the triiils are 1.200 crewmen and teehmciim^ ;uuj some 60D>i>ar5ciip>cr5. The imsMmfjers in- clucle-offtcials of tiie shipyard, the United States Mnntiijir- Administration, the United Suites Lines jwhich will accept delivery of the ..ship next month, representatives oi the many companies who supplied i materials and equipment for the I ship, and assorcl ^ue.sus. GeU Life Membership Mrs. A)ma Morrison was presented a life membership in the WSCS Monday afternoon when the circles of the Methodist Church and their sppcifll guests, trie Wesley an Guild, ^honored her on her birthday. ™ The dining room at the church where the f5 attended was decorated in a yellow and" wite color scheme. On the lace-draped refreshment table was a tiered cake in yellow and white surrounded by daisies anri green foliage. Candles on the cake cast a glow over the table where gifts of handkerchiefs wrapped find tied with colorful ribbons were brought for Mrs. Morrison, who has been one of the most, active members of the WSCS Punch and cookies were served at 8-29 Airmen Survive Impact Of Midair Crash Above Seas L'OS ANGELES <.Pi — Five sur-1 planes sank immediately. The vhijj H29 crewmen told today of 1 bomber was from March Air Force the terrific impact which knocked j Base, Calif., and the fighter from four of them unconscious when their big bomber and a Marine fighter plane collided yesterday nearly three miles above the Pacific Ocean. Altogether, six members of the crew parachuted to safety and seven are missing. One Marine, j my parachute ripcord. The airplane El Toco, Calif., Marine Air Base. S. Egi. Lawrence L, McLaughlin, 22, flight engineer from Dayton, Q., told newsmen, "It seemed as 'if Ihe big B'29 just stopped dead in the air. II shook terrifically, I jumped through n hatch and pulled presumably the pilot of the Marine | Corsair fighter plane, was killed. Those rescued suffered only minor injuries. Witnesses said the big bomber appeared to break in two, the forward section expkuUng into flames. was afire." McLEiiighlm, who suffered bruises and abrasions, is ihe only known survivor of the forward section of the B2S. He and four fellow crewmen were rescued by the cruiser Toledo after :,' V TIN CAN'S AXJ> OKAN'GK CKATKS—A newsman dfss-ribcd the wreckage o: this derailed Fort Worth ami Denver freight train near Corsicaua, Tex., as a "pile of tin cans am! orange cratos." The 35 tie- railed cars were part of a 62-car train. None of the five crewmen was Injured. At bottom, a water tank truck is used lo cool off unburneri tank cars, each containing about 10,000 gallons of oil. A broken rail was blatnert by officials for the wreck. (AP Wlrephoto) Navy and Coast Guard vessels i being in the rough water about a cot)tinned searching through the. half hour. Newsmen interviewed southwest of Santa CfUnlina Island for 1 any additional survivors. Hopes were not too high. Seven parachutes were sighted after the ! crash. They were worn by the six surviving B29 crewmen and the dead Marine airman, whose body was recovered. Wreckage of the them aboard the Toledo later at the conclusion of the birthday "party. Miss Day Honored In a bridal atmosphere setting, the srene for an afternoon party complimenting Miss June Dav was the home of Mrs. George Florida ; * when she, Mrs. Melvin Speck and After Big Celebration ' Mrs. Rill Walters entertained members of the Day-Ellis bridal party. The refreshment table overlaid f v>'ith venise lece cover was centered Ago Khan Donation Lost BOMBAY (AP) — More than a third of the $1.33.1,110 which ihc with an arrangement of bells of Ireland,'white Dutch iris, pink carnations and yellow rosns. Colors of the wall paper tn the Florida dining room inspired the florist in arranging the centerpiece. Miss Dav, her mother; Mrs. C. L. Day. Mrs. jack Wilson, and Mrs. Harry Matlock each were presented corsages that corresponded with the centerpiece. The lower floor wns decorated for the party in pastel shades of summer flowers. The hostesses presented a silver tray to the hon- oreft. Continuing ihe parties for Miss Day was the luncheon given at the "50 Club" by Mrs. James Ferris Friday. Pink, green and white colors were used in the centerpiece and in the luncheon .course. Following the luncheon, the fourteen guests went to the home of Mrs. Fan-is and played canasta. Mrs. J. Moslem followers in 1946 has been i last to the beneficiaries. The presentation came after the! diamond jubilee celebration of the Aga Khan when he was weighed against diamonds in Bombay. The Aga Khan had given -the money, equal in value to the diamonds, for ; improvement of educational facilities. Shortly after ;tbc deposit of *5M f 500 of the funds in a banking concern, the firm, went into liquidation and the money was lost. Role Limited To Disgust of 'Jack' SINGAPORE <AP) — Britain's Royal Navy, long popularized as- the "Silent, Service." is more than living up to this reputation in Malay- [ an waters—much to the di.sgu?! of' every man-Jack in the area. The British fleet in this area comprises a few frigates, mine- Inunche.s. Once in a while, the former are given a chance to cut with their four-inch guns against supposed Communist targets along j the coast. Georgians Vote Primary; Racial ATLANTA W _ Georgians vote, today iti the state-wide Democratic! primary—with a hot racial issue ! raised in the Fifth Congressional District, which includes Atlanta. Supporters of Fifth ni.slrict Rep. James C. Davis inserted paid advertisements in Atlanta newspapers charging his opponent, Baxter Jones Jr., is. a professor on the faculty of Atlanta University, a Negro college. The advertisements stated .Jones has the backing of the National Association tor the Ad vane em en f of Colored People. Jones, an Atlanta lawyer, said he resigned a year ago from the Atlanta University faculty, where he had taught business law for about four years. Other congressmen besides Davis who have opposition are Rep. E. E. Cox of Camilla in the Second District, Rep. Sidney A. Camp of Newnan in the Fourth District and Rep. in Democratic Issue Raised W. M. Wheeler of Alma In the Eighth District. In the Ninth District sEx candidates seek the congressional seat from which Rep. John S. Wood of Canton is retiring. There are contests for about half of the 259 seats in the House nnd Senate of the General Assembly. Also seeking nomination, which equals election in this Democratic .stronghold, nre candidates for other state and various county offices. Gov. Hermnn TalmadRC says he expects the lightest vote in recent primnry history. Georgia has about 1,200.000 registered voters. Fair, wilt! weather was forecast. Polls opened at 7 a.m. They will at 6 p.m. except in three counties, where the closing will be an hour later. Police Official Supports Gross Story of Graft Monaghan Says He Believes Him, Tells Of Firing Lieutenant 1 NEW YORK W—Ross bookie Harry Gross' testimony ot Kraft iits had th<» support today of PolJce Commissioner George P. M on H Khun, who fired a lieutenant hours before hig retirement. Tile commissioner said lie was "convinced that the testimony of Gross is no I a recent fubrtcniioii" as he ousted LI. ThoniRK J. Evans, n 21 -yea r vet e r a n on I he mice. Kvans, who .sought to retire fit r midntfjht last night, was accused \ of sharing !n (ha milhon-dollnr-a- \ year bribes Gross says he p.iiri i police to protect his huge bookie i business. Monaghan fired the 44-year-old Evans yesterday just eight hours j before (he retirement would have: been effective. As a result, Evans loses a $2,575-a-yenr pension. Daniel Jacob son, attorney for Evans, snM lust night he planned • to the Appellate Division of i the State Supreme Court to review j the case. ' The lieutenant was the first police officer found guilty on the direct, evidence of the 3-year-old Gross, who lasi year twice refused (o testify against accused police* men. Action against Evans came on the recommendation of James A. Delehanty, special deputy commissioner, who presided At the departmental trial of Eviins and four other suspended policemen. Delchitnly and Monaghan are expected lo rule tomorrow on the other four defendants whose applications for retirement would become effective l»te Ihis month. Gross was tnc sole witness called by the city Inst week against the five. Each of the defendants denied receiving money from Gross or shielding his gambling racket, II was Gross' word n gainst theirs, In hi.s recommendation oti Kvans yesterday, Delehanty said: "His (Gross 1 > testimony given forthrightly and 1L seems to be a recital in generHl of the actual occurrences as he recalled them . . . There was no evidence what ever of malice on the part of the witness toward any policemen 1 nnmed by him. . . . Nowhere is there made the suggestion that R \ story once told by him <bPfore aj Brooklyn grand jury) has been; substantially changed. ..." J Both Dolehanty, and Monaglinn j In a statement supporting the trial] commissioner, said the record i shows Ibat gambling wont on in I ihe Brooklyn area where Evans was charged with Its suppression. Delehanty added that he was Balls- fled Gross "had police connivance in his unlawful business." Delehanty said that In deciding i ho case he was mindful that GFOSA hoped to obtain reduction of th« 12-year jail sentence he !s serving lor hookmaking. NOW OPEN Blytheville Air Base Swimming Pool We're open from 1(1 a.m. (o 10 p.m. daily! The l>o»l has iietn completely repainted. Come nut anytime and enjoy swimming at its finest. SWIM & PICNIC Students, if you're looking for a place to have your annual picnic . . . come out to Ihe lilyfheville Air Base Swimming Pool! We have a large picnic area and concession stand. ADULTS: 35e CHILDREN: 25« Special Rates for Parties! Call Larry Luti 2820, George Green 2361 Blytheville Air Base Swimming Pool Phone 3094 Scientists measure the size oE tiny j germs by photographing them through the microscope. I But the navy's main Job here is | to take small army patrols up jun- ! gle rivers and inlel.s anri drop them '• in known Communist areas. j Lois of Bug* It Is estimated fh:il there are 600.000 kinds of insects in the world, more than there are of all other kinds of creatures on the beih Balleau spent the week end in - earth put together. Indianola, Miss. I Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Nations and j daughter. Diane, of 'Memphis wore i Sunday gue&ts in "the O. M. Fairley i home. | for HEADACHE, demand- Mrs, Lee Maxwell few days with her spending a . son, Monroe ; St.Joseph M. *• •*•••»••.• <^ I Planting Seed We hare for sale a limited quantity of Northern Grown WABASH SOYBEANS. OGDEN SOYBEANS. COTTON SEED Henderson • Hoover Seed Co. Highway fi1 Soulh Phone 2860 B. Strickhng was the winner. Miss ! Maxwell, and family. Mrs. Maxwell i Day was presented u corsage of white carnations and a gift in her silver. For the occasion she wore a navy silk print dress with which she wore a pink hat. Mrs. Lorkhart Honored Miss Julia Mae Morrison. Mrs. Lee Maxwell and Miss Oeraldine List on entertained Sunday night •with a dinner party honoring Mrs. S. G. Lockhart, the former Miss Vivian Skurlock. At the home of Miss Morrison, the dining table held a crystal bowl filled with yellow lilies and blue ' cornflowers. Red roses tn profusion were used in antique containers In the' living room. The hostesses presented Mrs. Lockhart with a gift In her china. Seniors Knterlained The round of parties honoring 1952 graduates from htsh school was climaxed Friday ni^ht when Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Weinber^ honored their son. Warren, with a drop-In following (.lie senior play held at the hiph school. The evening was spent Informally and at a late hour hot dogs, iced drinks and cookies sv ere served, Miss FjIrlfT Hostess Mrs. S. G. Ixrekhart was the honoree for « miscellaneous shower Trldajr night when Miss Viviai Fairley entertained for her nt the ., Fairley home on West Quinn f. Bridal pink «nd while was corned out In the floral decorations and in the corsage presented Mrs. Lock hart. An arrangement of pinfc and white gladioli, pink snap dragon and white carnations were u.ecx throughout the lower tloor. let cream molded inlo while wedding slippers, white individual cake lopped vilh pink bells carried on the color scheme. Personals Mrs. H. L. Levenslein. Mrs Be. Levenstelh and Miss Mary E || za MEN To mm who hav^ <nM anrt men who want to Irarn lo sell. We oiler year-round s t r * A y emptoTmrnt ivllh onf or th(? mnsl aKEresilTP Mies t>riranlr*Mon<r. We want nnlv m^n who *re slncfrpljr Interested In priimollnc thpm^rlvts in A My her st^nrtsrd nf llvinif, mpn v,hn iuf Tionrst anrt neat ap[> r arlne. -Mmt h^re Married mrn prrfprrert in >our reply stutf when TOU tun sr« nnf o[ our representatives In jour liomt. 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O R E YH OUIVT IB Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 I DIDN'T KNOW... . . . until my neighbor told me that the best place to find terrific bargains is in the COURIER classified ads. I know now! I always read them! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear tame day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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