The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1955 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 4, 1955
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1955 Explosives Expert Hired to Investigate Crash of Airliner LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — United Air Lines has hired an explosives expert to delve into circumstances surrounding the crash of one of its DC6Bs near here Tuesday night with the loss of 44 lives. Armed Escaped Mental Patient Returns to Hospital for Revenge The announcement from UAL's Chicago office Wednesday quoted President W. A. Patterson as say ing "all evidence now strongly indicates this accident resulted from an explosion in the air." Patterson's statement said: "Determination of responsibility for the accident is beyond the authority of United Air Lines alone. Federal and local officials are now ,,'orklng 1 at the scene. "United has retained the services of Charles Wilson, an outstanding authority in the field of explosives, who is affiliated with the crime laboratory of the State of Wisconsin. Experts from our own organization .md the Douglas Co. are cooperating with all fed- era! agencies in the most vigorous investigation. We will search out every possibility, however remote." Prior to Patterson's statement. a United spokesman in" Chicago had said: "Sabotage is not considered." Second in Area . Government investigators mean-! while sought to determine vhetheri "remedial action" was dictated by the disaster. It was the second iii this area in less than four weeks and the fourth UAL crash on the same route in 10 years with a total loss of 180 lives. Three top officials of the Civil Aeronautics Authority from Washington arrived in Denver last night. With them were .)ames N. Peyton, chief of the Civil Aeronautics Board investigation division, and G. C. Waysbeer, chief of aircraft investigation for the Netherlands government. He is in this country studying investigative methods. Not Connected With Strike The air lln- said yesterday there was no connection between a strike of United's flight engineers and the crash. A number of UAL flight engineers struck a week ago over B demand they be guaranteed assignment on any type aircraft NORMAN, Oklu. M')—An escaped mental patient returned to Central State Hospital yesterday, brandished a gun as 200 persons were eating breakfast and chafed thorn out of the dining hall. A few minutes later. Sheriff Al, vin Garner walked into the emptied room, looked, the armed patient m the eye and told him "Lay down that gun. boy. or I'll kill you." The patient dropped the cun and : was taken into custody. No one was injured. The hospital superintendent. John ' A Bcalor, identified the .gunman . as Elvie Stewart. 45. TkhomlnBO. i Okla. He was listed as escaping March 30 from Central Slate, which is a mental institution in this central Oklahoma college town. Sheriff Garner sain Stewart entered the employes dining hall. which is a separate building, shortly iifiiT 9 a m. while about 200 em- ployes and their guests were at breakfast. He yelled at them: "All you people get out." He then rnvd a bullet from his snub-no>c-d .38 caliber pistol into the Ofihlis. Garner .said the hall was emptied quickly and police were sura- motion. Highway Patrol Trooper O. B. Smith and Norman Police Chief J. w. i Dub* Wheeler stood by as Garner faced the prisoner. Bealor said Stewart told him he came back becausv someone 'in Central State killed my father." Read Courier News Classified Ads. SEARCHING Margaiet Blancke visiis the repatriation camp of Friedland, Germany, her husband's name embroidered on her dress A picture of him completes her way of advertising for the man who is missing in Russia. She feels this is more effective than posting a notice on the bulletin board, the method used by most relatives of missing vets t' e union's official condolence. "We are greatly shocked by the tragedy," it said" in part. All aboard the New York-to-Seattle luxury liner — 39 passengers and five crew members — were killed. The plane appeared to ex- future, some .L . . f] mp -er'taS puny contends it cannot commit itself on the staff of the new alr- "*'<• now. • i House Hits Train Striking engineers restricted ; their picketing at Denver's Staple- 1 „ WORTH Te ton Airfield today to facilitate FORT ^ OR ™' le cleanup operations on the crnsh I Texas & Pacific railroad brought and detailed two union experts to suit for damages growing out of a i,p,_The assist in the investigation. C. L. Buchanan, president of the United Chapter of the Flight Engl- necrs International Assn. lAFLl dispatched a telegram from Washington to Patterson, offering train-house wreck. They said C. J. Ware was at fault when the house he was mnv ing (rot ... , , ,, „ -nc.p '" the way of one of the TiP frieghts at a crossing. FOR SALE 7700 acres of hishly productive and well developed East Arkansas Delta Land with GOOD in cultivation. 1600 acres cotton and 200 acres rice allotted. Situated on pavement with home, gin, tenant houses, barns, grain bins, and irrigation wells. An outstanding buy at S130 per acre. Can be divided into three farms. Terms. 800 acres in Pliillips founlv. Practically all in cultivation and located nn a gravel road about 8 miles from Lambrook. 2 irrigation wells and producing 2 bales of cotton per acre. \ well developed farm of 4SO acres on gravel road near Lambrook, Ark. 4 houses, 2 barns, and 9G acre cotton allot. Excellent drainage and high production. 1000 acres sandy loam with 550 acres in cultivation. S120.000— terms. 1770 acres in Phillips County with many outstanding improvements including a gin. On highway. 475 acres cotton and 137 acres rice. 5200 an acre — terms. A grocery store and home combination with 34 acres of land in the heart of l.ambrook. Includes a tilling station, new 2 ton Chevrolet Truck, and all fixtures. For Real Deals WHISTLE FOR WHISTLE Roy A. Whistle REAL ESTATE Lambrook, Arkansas Phone Elaine 15 '56 FORD—the new fine car NEW FORD v-s at half the fine car price NEW FOBD M /V&U/ Thunder-bird Y-8 power /Ihunderbird styling Exclusive Lifeguard design eguard Door Latches eguard Steering Wheel FORD Seat Belts eguard Sunvisors "Druit*. eguard Padded Instrument Panel "56 FORD WORTH MORE when you buy H... WORTH MORE "56 FORD...with the long,low lines of leadership 4 Distinctive Unes...l8 distinguished models... all with styling of the famous Ford Thunderbird PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Broadway Phone 3-4453 GROWING BLYTHEVI NEEDS CITY DEPARTMENTS BLYTHEVILLE TAXPAYERS CANNOT AFFORD COSTLY ENGINEERING MISTAKES WHICH RESULT FROM UNQUALIFIED MANAGEMENT. Good Engineering NOW Will Eliminate Expensive Corrections Later Later On. AS YOUR MAYOR I will provide competetent, qualified leadership for the important City Engineering Department. This leadership should be capable of furnishing sound technical service to the City Planning Commis- sion.. I will insist that the management of the Engineering De- Dartment be familiar with all ordinances and codes of the city and state which relate to new construction, and that the requirement be met. I will insist that the management, of the Engineering Department give close and immediate attention to possible solutons to our City problems of drainage and garbage and trash disposal. ! will insist that this department give close attention to construction of City streets as related to COST TO THE CITY FOR FUTURE MAINTENANCE. Poorly laid streets can be tremendously sxpensive to maintain. Your Vote and Influence Will Be Sincerely Appreciated TOLER BUCHANAN CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 8,1955 I am trying to see everyone personally before the election, but over 6,000 voters makes it a sizeable job. If I do not get to see you, please know that your vote and influence will be sincerely appreciated. Pol. Adv. P«id For By Toltr Buehiiwn

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