The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1950 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 24, 1950
Page 16
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F fAOii. isi.viti-rt 4'- r 'i '«^*'* . ,'. v . «• . ***wi__j , 'i «»-v iHAvi,.*.*. IAKK..I COUKIKK NKW» . MONDAY, Y&fc'b***. > ^ ',?-*';"_ 'V/> v ^ tw JULY * ^ E '^w"^'??! W^fjf*'' ^s^' 7 ^^ f 4,-iJ l^ 1 WBGCKRD FRISCO LOCOMOTIVE—Pictured above Is the over- Vurned locomotive of Ihe Memphis to St. [/mis Frisco viasseuger train wrecked near Holland, Mo., early Sunday morning in wlilch Engineer Irs Woods of CJiaf/ee, Mo., was killed and Fireman Fred Surman, also of Chaffee, was critically injured. To the left can b« Courier News I"hnfn the liole in tlie top of the engine cal> through which the body MORE WflKCKAOE—Another shot of overturned baggage cars show them lying cross-wise of tlifi tracks. Al the extreme left is \lie — Coricr Nfwi Interested onlookers ar» shown checking the pancaked section at -...,.. v..v- ..«i^ », s,.v, %v,j, ui MI-. vii b .in, ^.»ij \mvuKii v>mi» vu« uuuy Miuw iyinj> cru.^s-wise 01 inn iracKa. AV me cAircinii leu is xne iuici\;aieu otiiooxer.s ar» Jinown cnccKinff tftc pAncaxed sccuon of of Woods wo.s removed from the wreckage, and to tlie rigt caji be bottom of tlie ovetiirried engine with the wheels oi the tender resting oaggage car which w»s crushed Into a plk of wreckage reMmbllng : -seen a knoll of dirt, ulowed im hv lhr> rnrppiiinu im>nnmiivi> nfio.- n against the end of the baggage car. Oil which spilled from the lender lumber slack. Passenger can of ttu smaatud w»ln art behind Ih , -seen a knoll of <lirl plowed up by the careening locomotive after it left the rails. be seen in ditch to Hie left wreckage shown here. Polio Center Funds Fall $2,709 Short Of Goal of $3,500 The Kiwanis Club's campaign for the county's outpatient polio center stood $2,709.38 short of its ?3,500 goal today, the final day of the campaign, Arthur S. Harrison, acting treasurer of the campaign said. But Kiwanians felt certain that+the goal will b« a little nearer achieved when all sub-coinmitlecsj appointed for solicitations have reported, i Contributions totaling $1110.62 have been received to date, Mr. Harrison said. This figures includes only contribullons that have actually been turned in and not pledges received. Obituaries Reports Still Out A number of sub - committees have not reported on their solicitations, Jimmie Sanders, chairman of the Campaign Committee said, and ft number of others have turned in pledges, it was Mr. Sanders' opinion thai when all sub-committees turn in their solicitations and all pledges are met, the campaign will be only a little short of its goal. Three contributions of more than tlQO were turned in over the week end, Mr. Harrison said. The Manila Lions Club contributed $178.35 and $101 was solicited in Joinerand and (110 In Dell. Other Contributions Other contributions not previously acknowledged are: «50 from Hie WSCS of the Blytheville First Methodist Church; S5 from the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Signm Phi sorority; Osccoln Progressive Club $10; New Liberty Baptist Church $5 Blyttoeville Junior Service Auxiliary $50; Wur Memorial Building Fund SSO; and a total oi »195.27 solicited from individuals. Mr. Sanders .stated, that error was made in tabulatin gthe amount solicited in the Gosnell vicinity ant! that $65.80 wns solicited by cam- paigu \vorkcis-iu that area instead of $50 as previously reported. Rites Are Conducted For Towery Baby Funeval services for Marvin Woodson Towery, Jr., infant son of Mr. ami Mrs. Marvin Woodson Towery, Sr., of Slcele. Mo., were conducted today in New Albany, Miss. The Towery Infant was dead at birth at Walls Hospital Saturday. The Ixxly was shipped to New Albany by Cobb Funeral Home. • » • Services Conducted For Mackintosh Infant Graveside services for Shirley Jean Mackintosh, nine-months-old daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. Orvil Mackintosh, were conducted yes- terdap afternoon at Sandy Ridge Cemetery by the ficv. Russell Duffer, pastor of the New Liberty Baptist Church. The MnckliUush infant died at the home of her parents on South, Highway Gl Saturday. In addition lo tho parents infant is also survived by one brother and six Mstcrs. Cob!) Funeral Home was in charge. Courier News Photo BAGGAGE CAHS \JP-ENBED— A side and bottom view oi t-vo baggage cnrs in the position in which they came to rest after the crack -up. In the (ore ground can be seen a mass of ties, rails, and dirt— all that remains of the track. A rail worker is shown re adjusting for the cleanup. C'UHIOUS VIEW THE WRECKAGE — Spectator! look ov« the pU* ol smashed f- — "HIT coufan »ni| tangled rails as workmen go about the huge task of clearing the wreckage. Tw«lve tMengm were sllghu| injured in the smashup. TRAIN (Continued from Page i) to the scene jmrl returned with the last two cars of the passenger train. The passengers were gii-cn breakfast here and sent to their destinations via Greyhound busses sent -from Memphis. PortagcYille to Vote [34 Guardsmen On Ark-Mo Gas Proposal ; In Election Tomorrow Killed in Crash Wa/»/s' Indiana Vacation Yields Healthy Crop Of Giant Tomatoes Blytheville enthusiasts in a y point with pride to (.he cotton produced In this area, but when it comes to tomatoes they'll have to take a bow to Evansvillc. IncJ. At least that's the •J.'ord oi Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wahl of the veterans housing quarters u'ha just returned from a vacation in that city. To prove their contention the Wahls brought back a basket of oversized tomatoes the largest of which weighed In at 2^1 ibs. The rest varied from 2 to US Ibs, These healthy specimen were grown In the garden of Mrs. V/ahl's uncle, Roy Owens, at whose home the local couple spent their vacation. School Election Called at Steele Voters ol Portngevllle will t;o to MYRTLE BEACH. S.C.. July ^4. tl^c polls tomorrow tn a special ''T'—An Mr Force transport hurtled election to reject or approve ifce - luto swampland near here yesterday awarding of a natural sjas franchise i rilltl px P Inf!ecJ into n blazing funeral lo the Arkansas-Missouri Power Co S uyre for 34 servicemen. Maiden. Campbell, Hnyti, Caruih- j Tlie dead Included 30 mpniJiers ., . ..... ., .ersville and Slecle, alt SmithcARl ' oC the Tennessee Air Nutioiml the—.Rn.lrnnd ofncials said only a few Mj . ssouri t(nvns _ votp d to grant Ark- j Cuinrci. en route to Na-'vMle from of Oie passengers were from Blytlic-[ Mo franchisp.s in recent elections | war games in this area, Pour rur villc. Most, they said, were "tJirough' j Arkansas towns which havr ! reserve crewmen were on the nlane paMCnecra en route to St. LouLs j awarde(J franchises to Ark-Mo arc.! Minutes after the O-4G climbed from Memphis. ' Oscenla, Blythcvillp. Leachvlllc. Drll ifronithc m iSIciin? -ilr port One of the other Blytlicville pns- Mnnihi . Luxora, Wilson, Pigynti and i % u "l ort t , J sengeTS was Pcyfiy AUison, riuugVi- \ Rector pmn 0 oa mio tcr of Mr. and Mrs, Olin Allison, j She was shaken up but not injured. t'ou. 1900 West Main. WARD FOUR—Moore Bros. Store. West Highway 18. Osceo/a Man Is Named specinl election will be held in Steele. Mo., Thursday to determine whether 35 cents of each Sl.OOO of the present tax rate will be allotted to improve SteeJe grade school buildings, n P. Knighl, superintendent or schools, has announced. Mr. Knight emphasized that If the proposal carried It, would not mean additional taxes, but only that 35 cents of each Sl.OOO of the present school tax allotment would be used for the proposed project. Thursday's election will be the third attempt lo pass the proposal Knighl said. plunged inlo the pine-spotted nurcUland. The servicemen were still wllliin sight of the airport until just before the ship crashed. PRIMARY Continued from Patjr 1. and continued her trip to St. Louis As the train crashed off the y /- • r i f\tf tracks, it knocked do\vn Western i ' ° Cripples, Inc. U///ce Union and telephone lines. Service was restored shortly afterward,! Carroll Watson of Occola was however. : one of seven vice-presidems elected Rumors that an arrest had been \ ^ n meeting ol the Tri-Sutc.s As- made by investigiUin!; officials and | Delation for Cripples. Inc., nt thFit the injured fireman had died i Memphis yesterday, AnoUur ArVnn-j H Jrl Jnmes MacKreII and L . s began to circulate rnnidly ye.-iter- j ^ n . Cole Mclvinncy of Harrison. ! Brocklneton day afternoon and appeared to be i was elocfed president, growing this mo;niny. However, al! About 100 cteirgate.s of tbr .TS^O- werc found to (x; still "just rumor' elation ntnde up of Rofmy Club by curly this afternoon. ! members from Tcnnes-scc. Arkansas, OfMtcrs from Blytheville who as-• and Mississippi, attended the an- sisteci Missouri officer.-; and fVisco' nual 3)—Paul Ward P. L Smith and I Wcst Mai", and.Phillips Motor Co..i R. ». Mccwttoch. \ Fifth and Walnut. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE (Position! WARD THREK^-No. 2 Fire Sta~ o 4)—Leffcl Gentry. Charles C.| Vine, Taylor Siitton, Sam Robin- j on and R. R. Trimble. Unopposed candidates and cancH- Intes with only one opponent will be listed on the ballot in the muff primary Aug. 8.-Candidates receiving the largest number of voles II appear on the Aug. 8 ballot. To Tabulate Returns Kiectioti returns wilt be tabulated the Courier News office tomorrow nig hi. Returns fvom throughout the state will be received by tlv? C'ourier Nc^ x ."s tomorrow night vi:Associated Press teletype service. in Osceola, residents \vill hca the returns announced oti the Coin House lawn. Joe Applebnum of O^- ccola, through co-operation of IV 1 Courier News and the Osceo' Titne.^, will announce the returr over a public system. 'Iliere will be six polling pla •* in Blytheville tomorrov,-. They wi open at 8 n.m. nnd close at G:30 p.m These polling places include the Vancf Jonc. until Bermuda wu uninhabited IG09, when Admiral Sir Gear Seiners' ship, "Sea Venture", v wrecked on a sunken reef and colons' was estnblished on the Innd. NOTICE STATE TREASURER—J. Clayton (Incumbent), Sam Jonc WARD ONE— City Hall and Spay iind John Jones. { Motor Co.. 121 East Main. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE (Position I WARD TWO — Goff Hotel, 41G By (his nnnonnremetU we wish lo inform you that'our offices will be closed from Ihis d;ile until Monday, July 31. According lo Ihe National Association of Home Builders, the life expectancy o[ a modern house is about 100 years. The life expectancy of a person is 6fi years. special agents following the wiock \ included Stale 'lYoopi-rs Clyde j Harkirr, Don Walker and Georee Irwln and Deputy Sheriff Holland Aihcn Don't forget July 25th. to VOTE Tuesday. The association, which sponsors 1 Ihe hospital tor crippled adults at, f Memphis, reported that notary <-hibs ! over the arcn contributed a totn! • uf S76.-li5.oa toward the hospital's i support last year. i Don't forget to VOTK Tuesday. July 2oth. Paper making was Introduced .n- lo Europe by Ule Mrx>r.< and cut- ton-fibre pnper was lirst made in | frozen sea water losej Spain about the nth Century. through crystallization. salt We', e Proud of Our Work D work • U'oof'wnrh c luring • Wpliling 6ARKSDALE MFG. CO Machine work ManulncturinK DR. W. T. RAINWATER Next Tuesday Vote For JOHN J. G For STATE REPRESENTATIVE advcrllsiHg for the candidacy of John J. Cowan, pa |,| f or i, y n . C. Bryant, Lux»ra, Ark. The cilizens of Liixora recommend fo I lie volcrs of Mississippi County a home Imvn bay who is hones!, capable an<J ctfick'nt.. .and one. who will represent nil Ihc people of Mississippi County without narlialily.

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