The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 18, 1948 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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PA9B rOURTBCK BT/rnncynjj UP Organizes Big Convention Staff • Sett ' Up Two Additional Philadelphia Bureaus PHILADELPHIA, June 18. (UP) —Two special United Press convention bureaus have been set up to handle coverage of the 1948 Republican Natlona! convention, One bureau, located In the Helle- vue-Sttattord Hotel a few doors from the Republican National Committee, was opened yesterday. It Is connected by day and night Irnnk wires with the United Press wire system so that convention news goes direct to United. Press new»papcrs from the scene. The second special convention bureau, located in the Municipal Auditorium where the sessions of the convention will be held, opens Sunday, one day before the Republicans convene formally. There the news of the convention when It is in session will go direct on the United Press leased fire system. The regular united Press Philadelphia Bureau is the third news center in the convention organization. The three bureaus nre Interconnected, by leased wires and telephones, assuring United Pre.ss newspapers instantaneous communication for convention news, whether it breaks on the convention floor or in caucuses ifiid hotel rooms. A staff of more than 40 will man the two special bureaus, headed by Earl J. Johnson, ric.c-presld.civ and general news manager. Lyl e C. Wilson, United Pre.ss Washington Bureau chief virl a veteran of every political convention since 1924. will sign the main leads for afternoon newspapers. Wilson, L B. Mickel. Superintendent of bureaus who organized the coverage, and several other staff men and editors have been in Philadelphia all week covering pre-convention news. John L. Cutter. Washington Bureau political writer, will sign the main lends for morning newspapers. Aktrs Head Convention l)esk The convention desk will be headed by Merton T. Akers, day news manager, with Julius Prandscn Washington News edllor; o. R. Downing Eastern Scales Division manager; Harry W. Sharpe, Wash- inglon night bureau manager and Roger Tatarian, Washington over ' night editor. The Resolutions Committee, which writes the platform for the Republican Party, will be covered by Dayton Moore lor the day service and Rex clianey for the night service. Both are Washington staff men. . Assigned to cover candidates and 'delegations are; Raymond Lahr chief of the Washington Senate staff; Kirlland i King. New York state news manager; rred Mullen, John L. Stccle, George Reedy, James C- Austin, Derm W. DittnvY, Frank Eleazer and James P. D< 1 >-' van of the Washington staff; miss Green and Jack Roach of the Philadelphia Staff. Harmon Nichols, Washington stair feature writer, will contribute dally sidelight and descriptive dispatches. Betty Heimmnn. of the. Philadelphia staff, will write women's features. Other by-line writers familiar to United Press editors assigned to the convention staff: , Sandor S. Klein, cblef o[ the Washington House staff Joseph L Myler. Warren nuffce. Robert 1 ol- Uis. Ernest BnrcelJa and Grant Dillman. Others on special assignment will • be: C Edmonds Allen, director ol special services; Arnold B, Dibble New York radio bureau manager George Marder. radio feature writer and Harry Frantz. ot the Washington Foreign Department staff P. n. Williams, assistant superintendent to telegraph, hearts the staff of telegraph operators •.••!•will man the united Press convention wires around the clock. Fare Play COURIER HEWS Vncatiori time for Dudley Brewer o( Atlanta, Ca., means (rain- ridinR time, liicwcr. who Invej trgins, is a Ijire-pnyint; pas.scn- gnr, but lie rides in the locomotive cub. llu wrote lo rail oflicials and fiiKilly got permission lo peer over Die engineers' shotil- • 1 dors, thus satisfying a long ambition. Man Who Bought Town At Auction May Have Trouble Finding Home '; NORRfST. Term., June 10— fUP> I —The man who bought the town or Norrls Tuesday hopes to live i there, but he says "whether I can | Bet a house Is something else." I Henry Dtvvirt Epstein, who bought the town «t auction far a group of Philadelphia business men, explained he already has a long waiting j list of persons who want Norris i housing. i The agent said he will ask,- the • the Federal Mousing Agency and I perhaps Ihe veterans administration to decide what would be "reasonable prices" on Individual Norris i homes. j He said they hope to abide "hi the main" by agency estimates, and they expect lo sell lo lire-sent occupants. the best was rationed to six ounces of a special protein a day; three nnd one-third eight-ounce glasses ol water; a multi-vitamin tablet and a fixed unit of salt. "The men proved beyond a doubt that this special ration, still a military secret, can properly sustain a person through an emergency," an Army spokesman said. THE BEST r$T'FOR WHISKEY... and Soldiers End Experiment On Shipwrecked Life • NEW YORK. June IB. -lUPl- Eleven soldiers who participated In the Army's "operation Shipwreck- on Welfare Island loosened their belts today and prepared to regain the 25 to 35 pounds each had Urn in tfte experiment. They had been divided into five diet groups. The group that fared , ', the TASTE! \ the PRICE! 86 PROOF \ 60'V GRAIN V \ NCl'TFAt SPiRiis ' Distributed by N'S RICHARDSON YARBROUGH "H»w mnch more Instruction do T need before I r m lake it vi|i mvsplf?" Pl*t» DEALER '•**?* /KittfrSu PHONE <n? CHAftTCR SERVICE' One of First on the Scene, Editor Tells of Crash of Big Airliner at Franklin I*w (City Killtor ot Aihland, !•»., New) IA« Told lo the United Press) ASHLAND, Pa., June 18. (UP) — I have Just returned from Die scene of the crash of the United Air Lines plane near Wllberton. It Is a scene or devastation and death. When I left at 3:15 p.m. yesterday (EOT') workmen had recovered 14 bodies scattered about the shattered pla;ie. Tlifi Ashland lire company was trying to cool off the wrecked cabin of (lie plane so that could gel In lor the rest of the bodies. 'Hie [>!ane had crashed Into a transformer station about 20 feet high and it looked just as if a brush fire iad burned over an area about 100 yard", wide by 200 feet long. 1 talked to t fellow who wa.i In! he Wllberlon fire company stout » lialf mile away when Hie crash happened about 2 p.m. ]<« was John Broda of Wllbcrton. Bioda told me (fiat the plane came In very low throtieh the val- cy There Is a big ".ilush dam" In the area, where refuse f s dumped from a coal breaker, nnd It looked to Broda like the plane was trying to land there. ., Hl ; t ,., tllcn ', suddenly, it shot up the hill. He lost, sight ol It it turned suddenly and the next thing he heard was an explosion. Mr. saw flames shooting from the plane. Parts flew us far as 200 yards up the hill and the grass caught fire. When I went in there on the log road, 1 saw „„ Hrll]p a ,,p llrcm i y that ot a man. I stood beside two workmen who lifted up the body of a woman, which had been burned or torn off R the waist JJoth of her arms were torn ott Up the hill i could see three other in»rt'«" ' hro *' n al >«sl 50 feet fj ? ;J lere vam ' 1 a " icce <" p'>«e L, i M, W T JU1 "* blgi i er lha » «" auloir.oMfc In sl» . na i h K P i a " e ' M ^ '""• lnls « d * coal bi alter of the Haxelbrook Coal h' , y ? b ° Ut 1CO yards - There about 90 men employed there ' 1 * " 0 d ° Ub '' lh * 1 *" Madison County Phone Company to B* Sold LITTLE ROCK, June 18. I UP) — J. W. Holt of Huntsvllle yesterday asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission lor permission to sell the Madison County Telephone Co. His a])|>licated listed c. W. Powell as the prospective purchaser, With the Courts Jose Lev Chancerv nio oonzales vs. Maria Oak Ridge Town Council Head Hits AEC Proposals OAK RIDOB, Tenn., June 18' r e cnalrn ">n °< I own Council diiuecd the Atomic Ene m «km "has failed to li/i the people of o^ self-government promises. the Oak ves'crdnv my Com p faith'' Bjrf ' 1 *' C ' ooper , ., g useess lo com , nue Iown Council for democratic yet. to rtonv the cracy/' essence of carried out regardless .Cooper said it. wou ld be "a serious mistake to open up I cllv of ?*T, nneSl , dCI l l5 **" "5* ad ,|,°' I. allon of the city has no vested 1 r Ji°*? r and S<> ordinances enforclbl* In the courts fo Tennessee". The ARC plan was to remove gales barring the public front commercial and residential sections and leave only plant areas controlled, it f ,h V? amicd lo ta!c e this step by the first of the year. «™.'VT' C " chairman said the AEC sland shows that, the commission thinks "the people of this town are not capable of determining what Is best for their welfare." . Gomalcs, suit ( Or divorce. refusal of the A EC Lo^hmi^ the council's stand on a proposal ,, make oak Ridge an "open city '• The council voted 152 lo n against "ie 'open city" plan and the AEC announced the proposal would be Soldier Saves Woman From Suicide Attempt CHICAGO. June 18. — (UPI— it was Pet. William Bolinger's first visit to Chicago. The 18-year-old soldier from Charlotte. N. C., was walking across a bridge when he saw a wo- dived ,„ to save Ann. W Revived on the r i ver bank Bolingcr had .stopped her rout. from Ft. J.ckwTi to « NOW! "'I at FOUNTAINS Kver.vwhere! 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