The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1955 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Original members of Air Detachment at Pt. Sam Houston are shown above. From left to right (1) Cpl. Glenn Maclole; C2) Heibert Marcus; i3j Pvt. R. W. Brown; (4) 0. O. Simmons, civilian; (5i Pvt. Felix Clarke; (0) Cpl. V. L. Surge; (7) Sgt. S. J. Idzorek; 18) Pvl. W. C. Abolln. Not shown are LI. B. D. Foulois, commander; Pvl. Pierce and Pvt. Kenneth Kintzel. B. D. Foulois, father of military aviation. Here's What The USAF Grew From Uncle Sam's war birds will be 45 years old on tomorrow and the Armed Services will celebrate the birthday at Pt. Sam Houston, Te,x. Returning to take part in the celebration will be Maj.-Gen. Benjamin D. Foulois (ret.), who as a youiitf second lieutenant started it all when he flew the government's first plane (Wright A-1909.1 on March 2, 1010. Foulois' nine enlisted men and one airplane grew into the massive U. S. Air Force, but it wasn't easy. Ay a young Signal Corp*, officer, Foulois was ordered to Ft' Sam Houston with instructions to teach himself how to fly. He had been allotted $150 to main- lain the airplane. The repair bills alone during the first four months exhausted the appropriation, so Foulois dug into his own pocket for $300 to help cover the cost of new material. In addition to his personal money, Foulois had help and material from plumbers, carpenters, painters and blacksmiths at the base. Despite many setbacks, Foulois continued to fly and improve the lone airplane. But more important was the impetus Foulois' experiments gave to aviation, In 1911 the U. S. appropriated $125,000 for military aviation. Contrast that with expected expenditures of $15,600,000,000 during 1956. Florida GOPs To Sue Hotel I Spunky Teller Gets Her Way Suit U Outgrowth Of Negro Incident* At Lincoln Dinner Culture pearls have but a fraction of the value of natural pctirls. Araucana chickens of South America lay blue-shelled eggs. BUFFALO, N. Y. W — A spunky woman teller in a collection office of the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. met an obliging holdup man. When the man poked a revolver at Miss Margaret A. Bock, 49, yesterday and ordered her to put cash into a brown paper baR, she pushed I i about $200 at him and told him tol MIAMI, Fla. M> — Dade County! put it in the bag himself. He did. \ Republicans last night voted to suej "I thought I'd done enough just the Urmcy Hotel over a Lincoln: by Jetting him have the money," Day dinner incident in which 24 \ she said. Negroes were asked to leave. The Republican County Executive Committee also: Apologized to guests of Nexro committee members who were embarrassed by the incident. Commended the action of officers and committee members who i walked out of the dinner in pro-' test. i Ike In ('.i-( FacU • Ordered a resume of the facts to be sent to President Eisenhower. . Called for a federal investigation ' to determine if civil liberties were violated. ', Joe MiMer Jr., a Young Republican leader, blamed Edward N. ! Claughton. owner of the hotel. Mil-1 ler said that while plans for the I dinner were announced six weeks • in advance, Claughton registered > objections only three days before' it was to be held. > Warned Beforehand i Bert Acker, cochairman of the j dinner and twice candidate for gov- ! ernor of Florida, said he had notified Wesley Garrison, state com- rnitteeman and cochairman, three days before the Feb. 12 incident that Claughion said Negroes could I not be served in the dining room. [ Acker said be urged Garrison to j heed Claughton and asked the Negroes to stay awny. I Garrison said, however, that Joe Clcmmons, operator of the dining room, agreed to serve the Negroes. No details over size of the suit or what charges may be brought were announced. Then she asked forborne money back to make change for her customers. The holdup man gave her a $5 bill and a few singles. NEWS! DOG BITES MAN .. . Yes, it's bad news if il's your dog ... or leg. Gel liability and arcidenl and health protection loday ... he doe-gone smart! Call us now. RAYMOND ZACHRY 118 N. 2nd. Insurance Agency Phone 3-8815 Read Courier News Clarified AdB. to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D. C,, look at the U'rlBhl A-1909, the Army's first plane. Snow Halts Snow Truck ELY. Nev. i/P> — Workers dug for hours to tree a big truck snowbound by a blizzard on Mirray Summit south of here. The truck was loaded with 6.200 pounds of artificial snow en route to a movie set at Sun Valley Idaho. "BACKWARD" OPERA Richard Wagner wrote "Lohengrin" in reverse, starting the opera with the third act, then writing the second, and finishing with the first act in 1848. • THE "ALWAYS PLENTY" WAY! To solve your household problem of plentv of hoi water, whenever you need it, imt.ill a HEATMASTER automatic water heater. Generously thick insulation and the most advanced principles of heat transfer assure you the maximum hot water with the minimum fuel cost. And your HEATMASTER automatic Mater heater is adjustable for exactly the temperature you prefer. Buy From Your Plumber or Plumbing & Heating Dealer MIDSOUTH PLUMBING SUPPLY COMPANY (Wholesale Distributors) Rear 213-215 W. Walnut BLYTHEVILLE Ph.3-8353 338 E. Johnson JONESBQRO Ph 2 ' 3562 father-Son Deal CULVER CITY. Calii. ifl — Hal Roach Jr. hits announced purchase of (hi? Hal Roacli Sllidlos from hi.s father, Hal E. Ronch. The price wits not dtsclo.soci, but a .studio announcement said more than 10 million dollars' worth of assets were Involved. Deltlology is the science of col-1 In a million Ions of Ihe earth's letting postal cards, a popular i crust, there are only lour Ions oi ; hobby. I uranium. | W A R -N I N O ORDER IN THE CHANCKKY COURT, CHICK ASA WHA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Lorene Atderson, Pltf. vs. Mo. 12,872 Fred Alderson. Dft. The defendant, Fred Alderson. is hereby warned to appear within thirty clays in the court named in the caption hereof .and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Lorene Alderson. Dated this 21st day of February. 1965. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON. Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. C. T. J. Crowder. Ally, for Pltf. Percy A. Wright, Atty. Ad Litem. 2, 22-3,1-8-15 The Chinese had discovered natural gas a.s early as 940 B. C.. and were plptliR it through hollow bamboo rods to evaporate brine to produce sail. . The Finest USED TRACTORS Ar« Traded in on the NEW FORD 600 and 800 TRACTORS You Can Buy Them At Bargain Prices-Easy Terms At SNOW TRACTOR CO. 112 N. Franklin Phone 3-8951 Hubbard's Spring Kentucky Straight BOURBON HNIMI IHMH WHISK! • H fMM . KM SMI*! IIStlUIHt [(.. UlNSVIUl, If. 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