The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1954 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 23, 1954
Page 3
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB ~W ,i&*.j m Broken Axle Santa fe Chief SAN JRANCISCO (£>}—A broken axle today was listed as the probable cause of the derailment yesterday of the Santa Fe Railroad's streamliner San Francisco Chief in which all 191 passengers escaped se- jrious injury. Between 20 and 30 persons aboard the Oakland, Calif.-to-Chicago train were shaken up but only two passengers and three crew members were hospitalized overnight. They wree to be released today. The Santa Fe estimated damage at 1250.000. The accident occurred at Orwood Crossing 40 miles east of San Francisco as the train started to ilow for » drawbridge. The derailment was the San Kan- Cisco .Chief's second within a monthl It was derailed at Lomax, Hi., Aug. 22, when five persons were killed and 53 injured. , -. Roadmaster Walter Johnson said a dragging: broken axle on" one of the diesel units was the probabl* cause of yesterday's accident. -'r-v^v _f>: % £^\ Champion Hertford Bull . . . shown by Arkansas State Co I leg* Champion Shorthorn BuN . . . shown by Yarnell Farms, Searey RALEIGH, N. C. (£ — The next time Felix Gobble has wood to cut, he won't set up his power saw near his chicken run- He says the noise caused the flock to panic and 95 chickens were smothered when they huddled in a corner. v Grand Champion Jersey Bull . . . entered by Bob Head Champion Shorthorn Female . . . also a Yarnell entry Rhode Island Red Likes to Travel BALTIMORE CJV-^George Washington Jr.'s old hen is a good mother. She just likes to travel once in a while. The Rhode Island red got a yen again yesterday and ' forgot all about her brook. She was picked up here after riding 180 miles from her Sweet Hill, Va. home on the third axle of Washington's tractor trailer. She did' the same thing last week. . 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