The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 10, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 10, 1947
Page 7
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WTT5NESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 194T BLT THEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWI Post Office Plans For Holiday Rush Saturday Hours Stretched to Aid In Mailing Parcels C § Post Office will be open all on the two remaining Satur- before Christmas mid the one immediately afterward In order to speed extra mailing and handling brought on by the holiday rush, It was announced today by Postmaster Ross s. Stevens. All windows in the Past Office will be open from 8 am. until 6 p.m. on these Saturdays except the money order window, which will b« open from 9 ».m. until 5 p.m. he said. Two additional stamp windows will be opened this week to handle the extra. holiday business. Mr. Stevens also announced and two extra trucks have been added to the ones here to speed parcel post deliveries, The postmaster listed these suggestions and requests to aid both postal workers and patrons through what looms as one of the busiest Christmas seasons experienced bv the Post Office here. ] Buy stamps for Christinas cards! and packages during this week and avoid not only standing In line later but adding to the postal clerk's work when he is busy handling parcel post for other patrons. If not expecting to/bc at home, make arrangements for someone els« to be there to accept package deliveries. Otherwise, the packages, must be taken back by the driver and another attempt made on a later delivery. Packages cannot be left on porches or behind screens because of postal regulations. , Separate mail into local and out- o^town bundles before dropping -^pers into the correct post office mall drops. This avoids the necessity for double handling In the mnll rooms and a resultant delay. Hand large packages 10 the mall clerk at the window rather than try to poke them through the Trackage drop. Plane, Minus Its Pilot, Stays in Air Until Gasoline Supply Is Exhausted TYLER, Tex., Dec. 10. (U.P.) — Student Pilot W. B. Myers nursed his aching back today an h« told how his two-seater plane dumped him unceremoniously, took off, flew 66 m'len and made » near-pertect landing In »n open field—with no one nt Die controls. seen the plnne flying along »l t,- 000 feet. T.vo hours nnd 40 mlnutei alter Its unscheduled take-off, I»M, etrclpd »n «p*n turn fl*M and came m for a l*nd\ng, Authorities mid tint except for .ill. 111'.' minor dnnmijc to UK lindlng ««*r I pilot- and wlngn, llie plain Kill WM In flying •otidlltk*.. Th«» M(UM« to wllmnU how w«)l an «p*rl*no*d fly«r could h»v« doii« und«r >lml- l»r elrcunuUiMjw, but agreed that It would t*k* a ntat hit •( 9* kr *Wi MfiHt wu te a Htt* i Ml tack. Myers brought his Aeronca in for « practice landing Monday. He said that when he applied the brake, the plane bumped him out through a side door and took off by itself. Fred Williams, manager of the airport, said lhat Myers was « little confused by the affair. What actually happened, according to Williams, was lhat Myers made a landing and the engine died. Myevs left the plane, ci&nked the eii2i!ie and was knocked flat when the plane zoomed away. • From that point, however them was general agreement. The plane did take off and there was no one in either seal to pilot it. Ma). O. J. Palmer, manager of the flying school, muttered something about the gremlins being k and chased the wayward Aer- ouca In his o\v« pltme. Another employe of the school also followed the errant plane. The pilolless ship, carrying an absolute minimum load, outdistanced its pursuers, although Palmer at one lime reported lie thought he saw the ship go into .spin about 12 miles southeast of here. Airport officials accepted lhat re,- Utah Visitor Father Escalante, a noted Spanish missionary, was the second white man to visit the territory of Utah. He made his visit in July, 1776, the SP-- rr 1 - th and year as the signing of the Declaration of Independence. and so's the Greyhound fare to NASHVILLE $4.25 ,U. 5. lax extra o»,W>y You'll appreciate, famous Greyhound economy. And only Greyhound gives you the many conveniences of a thoroughly integrated, nationwide transportation system— frequent schedules, city to city, coast to coast, Canada to Mexico. That's SERVICE only Greyhound can offer. Greyhound means tops in convenience, service and economy. Greyhound Depot: 109 N. Fifth St. Phone 4441 GREYHOUND AT LAST ... THEY ARE HERE! THE WORLD'S MOST COMFORTABLE MATTRESS r JUST RECEIVED A CARLOAD OF • BEAUTYREST MATTRESSES • ACE SPRINGS • SIMMONS STUDIO COUCHES • SIMMONS BABY BEDS »"~ • SIMMONS IRON BEDS Now is Hie time to buy that Beautyrest. Sold on First Come — First Served Basis. We bought car last August, so price is RIGHT! Hubbard Furniture Co. 401 West Main Street PJrone 4409 Ehrist it's unris tin as the Day to Remember with JEWELRY Bins' from GUARD'S The Spirit of Christmas i« the Symbol of Love «xpr««*«d «ir»v*r • Ki> the world, at tint »eason, in a Rift . .. and whether you plan to ip*n4 a modest amount or a handsome sum, our high standard of Quality t* your assurance of Value — alwnya a firit consideration h«f«l. wer« getting ready to send out par- lies for llie wreckage when at Henderson, Tex., 40 miles south easl ol here, reported Iliey hud Just plane, now gasU'M iui well a RHINESTONE JEWELRY fM ^Utility itO^M Mt in riMi- ihodium pl«te4 m*t*l. lccu«n includ** pin*. «*r BRAND-NAME WATCHES Your f*vont« m*k* watch w h*r«, in tn* ityl« you want, at • pric« you can afford* • HAMILTON • WALTHAM • BENRUi , • BUtOVA ft C1Q A RETTE CASE and LIGHTER BIRTHSTONE RINGS Che>ie« M your wrTMMNw, 9f*- ^ thrtk M IMHlilM, Mt *• I«V«V W MW mounting* W 14 «r MK f»U, polished, litvei plated combination ami case, marir by nation' ally famous firm. KREISLER WATCH BANDS cavt watcK b«ndi for men and woman. Pink. vwhit«. or yellow fold ta> match your watch. PARKER "51" P*n & Pencil SHEAFFER EVERSHARP in^' gold-filled ana solid fcold crosics, medal* •nd toiario. W* have Ktn»in§ton. Schiclc. Shavcrna«ter. Packard ihaveri, com- pi*I* in |ift cV>«*t.

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