The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1953 · Page 6
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PAffl RX •MIM f ILL! (ARK.) OOUMBR RBW1 APRIL », 1WW Young Israelis Sprout Wings at Tender Age Br RICHARD KLEINER NBA St»K Conwponient NIW YORK (NKA>—At the tender age ol 12, a select group of Israel's boyi and girls start to learn to fly. Eventually, they become licensed pilots and freedom insurance lor the air-minded young republic. "We can't aSford a big army," •ays Rachel Markowski, a representative of the Israeli Aviation Council, "but we must be able to defend ourselves. All around us are potential enemies. Planes we can buy; pilot! you can't buy or even make in a few months. So we're training our pwn, from childhood." The slim, serious Mrs, Markow- ikl, a mother of two, Is here to study American methods of flying education. She's also trying to acquire foml light training planes. It seems like l big, unlikely mission for a motherly woman, but Mrs. Markow- Ikl il » veteran pilot and used to difficult missions. She is, In fact, . • • Rachel Mnrkowskl: Itrul'i flrst woman pilot. "J'° u can '' <w P ||ots • • • • * ' about aviation as a career. Her son, During: Israel's war for independ- who is 11, loves to fly. Mrs. Markow«no»—she calls it "our war" — she ski is sure that "he'll find his •was to charge of liaison between the wing6." But her daughter, now five, Aero Club which trains young pilots, is afraid of flying. Before that she flew for the under- "I'rj so angry with her," she says, ground Haganah, flying important^, unangrily. papen and munitions and supplies to isolated settlements. She learned to fly in 1940, and got * BritUh license. Now she has some 1SOO hours logged. When "our war" broke out, she left her five-week-old daughter with i friend and went to nerve. "I felt I would do her more good, perhaps, serving than by sitting with her at home," she says. At present, the 70 Aero Clubs icattered throughout Israel are 'Even-Stephen' Car Swapping Broken Down LITTLE ROOK WV-Th» itril»ht iw»p — on* old ctr for on* new one — deal on which th« it»U thrived briefly apparently h«* broken down. Executive Director Ell Collini of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Mid Monday the Bo«rd will trade 11 of its old cars and give $1,475 to boot to the Bailey Chevrolet Company of Cabot for 11 1953 models. Collins Indicated he wan upset over not getting a new car for old car, with no money to boot, bargain which Bailey had proffered to other state departments. But Collins said Bailey's bid was the best received. Bailey previously offered the state 75 1953 models in exchange for a similar number of old cars. The state snapped that one up. Bailey claimed he would come out on the deal when he would trade the state newer 1953s later In the year and take the first 1953s and Sell them in the used car market. well-organized and have some 2000 youngsters .between 12 and 17, enrolled in the exhaustive aviation course. Mrs. Markowski heads the government-sponsored project. They begin at 12, by building model Airplanes and learning the theory of aerodynamics. At 15, they are actually flying gliders and studying advanced aviation and ntvigation They don't solo until they're 17, and by then they're ready for their license. That's to compl with international law, which sets 17 as the minimum for licensed pilots. All this training is free, lor the selected pupite. They're picked for aptitude and desire. More than 25 per cent are girls. Today Israel is the most air-minded nation in the Middle East. Its Lydda Airport is busy with the planes of 14 nations flying In and out. Mrs. Markowski Bays it's like , the hub of "a modern caravan route." She says she's "green with envy" over the facilities for training youngsters in aviation here. Particularly, she remembers Civil Air Patrol courses in Detroit and Los An' teles. Her own two children ere split Pre-Triol Meet On Negroes' Suits Set for May 27 LITTLE ROCK (IP) — A pre-trial conference was called for May 27 yesterday on two U. S. District Court suits filed by Negroes demanding equal school facilities Tor white and Negro children. Representatives nf the three school districts attacked In the suit — Gould, Fordyce and Conway — and attorneys for the Negroes agreed that they would attempt at the conferences to draft an out of court settlement. Harry E. Meeks and A. F. House represented the Gould-Fordyce districts at a meeting with Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble today at which the pre-trial conference was proposed. Griffin Smith, Jr., represented the, Conway district and Harold Flowers Pine Bluff Negro attorney, represented the Negro school patrons. They will meet with Dr. Ed Mc- Culstlon, state director of the Division of Negro Education In Forriyce on May 27 and In Gould on June 2. Flowers told the meeting that segregation is n secondary issue in the case and that if his clients' com-: plaints against the adequacy of Ne- I gro school buildings and courses offered are satisfied he will nsk that the suits be dismissed. A report from the Conway district now is being provided shotting that transportation for Negro students from Morrilton to Mcnafec was handed Flowers during the meeting. Court House Fund Surplus Ruling Given by Gentry LITTLE ROCK (ff)—The attorney general's office yesterday advised Miller County Judge B. B. Lanier that a balance in a courthouse building fund apparently could not be used to buy an elevator. Lanier wrote that the Miller County Courthouse was badly in need of an elevator, and that there was a $37,000 balance in the fund used to construct the courthouse. Chief Asst. Atty. Gen. John R. Thompson pointed out that Lanler's letter did not say how the courthouse funds were accumulated. Thompson said he assumed that It came from a bond Issue voted to build the courthouse. In that raise, Thompson said, the money could be used noly for purposes set out whe,n the building plans were aproved and could not be used for Installation of an elevator. HOME ECONOMICS BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN-This photo from a Communist sourw purports to show two Czechoslovakian girls taking rifle practice. The Red caption accompanying the picture said full-scale military education has been introduced in all Czechoslovakian colleges "in order to train our youth to defend the fatherland from enemies." AEC Head Hopes Atom Bomb Story VV/7/ Be Told Someday WASHINGTON W — Chairman Gordon Dean of the Atomic Energy Commission said yesterday he hoped that some day the whole story of ;he atomic bomb may be told. Secrecy is still the standing rule, and Dean gave no hint when, if ever, it might be dropped. His comment was in a letter to Dr. Norris E. Bradbury, director of ;he commission's Los Alamos, N. M., laboratory, congratulating him on the laboratory's 10th anniversary. He wrote: "I hope sincerely that at some point In the future the full story of the truly remarkable progress 'Bureaucrats' Dropped by GOP LITTLE ROCK W) — Arkansas Republicans have dropped one of their favorite words frpm their vocabulary since the Elsenhower Administration took office. The word came Monday from OOP National Committeeman Wallace Townsend during a patronage meeting. "There are," said Townsend, "some jobs in Arkansas we can't fill until the division heads In Washington have been named. You know, those are the ones we have been calling — "Bureaucrats." home refreshment but) Coke bij the case Four generations of American! have enjoyed the quick refreshment and unmatched flavor of ice-cold Coca-Cola. For family and friends it's the choice everywhere. 24 bottle case $1 Flu* Deposit-At Your Dealer IOIIKO UNOEPI AUTHORITY Of THI COCA-CCU COMfAHT IX ' COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE •Ctk*" k • AfkMrri mdt-iMrfu to- I til. THI COCA-CMA COMPANY Ranchers 1 Tailor Quits Business VICTORIA, Tex. (ff)—Master tailor Max Stockman, who began his 55-year career as an unpaid appren- Jce in Latvia and ended as a tailor ,o Texas cattlemen, has laid down his shears, needle and tape. The 75-year-old Stockman has plied his trade under two Russian czars and eight American Presidents. He became a tailor's apprentice when he was only 11 years old. When Czar Alexander's draft became uncomfortably close, he fled .he country. that has been made by you, your colleagues, and predecessors, can be told publicly." The predecessors mentioned by Dean apparently were the scientists of the original "Manhattan District" which created the first A-bombs. During the past ten years, Dean wrote, atomic bombs have-"played a major role in the ending of one world war and in the prevention of another, and the United States has achieved ' and- maintained a position of world leadership in the atomic weapons field." The letter mn.de no direct reference to the development of a hydrogen bomb, with which the commission is known to be experimenting. croso?iic A Baldwin-built Acrosonic Piano in your home will add a wealth of musical enjoyment. It has beauty, stamina, and a tonal capacity amazing in so Compact an instrument. See one . . . hear one . . . play one and you will have no other piano. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. 208 West Main Phone 2(171 J VV. ADAMS, MET. ' / —Good Reconditioned Pianos— ,, '•/ / Another Search Fails to Locate River Victim LITTLE ROCK (IP) — Fireman's grapling hooks raked the bottom of the Arkansas River here yesterday for the third time In a week seeking the body of a man reported drowned In the choppy stream. Yesterday's search, like the first staged last Wednesday, was unsuccessful, The second yielded the body of a North Little Rock man who Coroner H. A. Dishong said committed suicide. An unidentified motorist touched off today's hunt when he told police he thought he saw a body in the water as he drove across a bridge connecting Little Rock with North Little Rock. After an hour on the water firemen theorized that the motorist had seen one of the many logs No Olive Drab For Civilian Use SEOUL (jfl — The South Korean government has decided — after nearly three years of war — that too many elvilions are wearing military-type clothing. The ministry of defense banned olive drab for civilians after May 1 and has asked the U. S. Army to help enforce the order. To Attend Dinner WASHINGTON W) — President and Mrs. Eisenhower will attend the annual dinner of the Women's National Press Club here Saturday night, the White House said today. that float down the swollen river during the spring. 21-lncK Kerby. Cabinet It finished In jhaded antique . . . adds real beauty to your home. Also available wifh matching consolette base [shown above) extra. Model 2IT303; Adams Appliance Co., Inc. • SALES J. W. Adams, Mgr. 2011-208 VV. Main • SERVICE Phone 2071 CAR B w* *\ , -m © .F. Goodn Tubeless Ti See the fire that earned its name "LIFE-SAVER." New tread wipes a wet road so dry you can light a match on it. Seals Punctures • Protects against Blowouts • Defies Skids as low as *4«OO down and your old tires pats a set on your car. Make Safe Driving A Habit! Cheek Your Car. Check Accidents. PUT LIFESAVER TUBELESS TIRES ON YOUR NEW CAR AT SURPRISINGLY LOW COST! 670x15 $15.45 710x15-'-'- - - 17.32 760x15 19.06 800x15 20.38 The above prices are s exchange per tire for new original equipment tire and tube with less than 100 miles service. Higher exchange prices, of course, for tires with more mileage. See Your New Car Dealer or LF. GOODRICH STORE 417 W. Main

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