The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 22, 1947
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;FAGS TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Uranium Source Sought in Ocean Swedish Researchers May Throw Light on Radium Found in .Sea I/3WDOW <t7P)•-_ The world's largest untapped alore of uranium and radium Is being measured bv • Swedish deep-sea expedition led by'Prof. Haha Ptttersson, of Gole- bor». The expedition", aboard the 1,400- ton motor schooner Albatross, h« atudled the deep ocean 1 and Its bed during a voyage across the Atlantic and Caribbean and recently entered the Pacific through the Pan- Mua Canal, ' Many line* or research are being pursued'by .the expedition's scientists, Prof. PettcrssoTi wrote In the British scientific magazine Nature; The measurement of uranium ana radium, made by analyzing large Tolumes of sea water taken from different, depths, were not directed at discovering a method fof retrieving the elements. ' •' Radium Found "Such measurements have become of especial Importance because of the light they may shed on the Ionium precipitation in the sea," Prof. Pettersson wrote. He said such precipitation is supposed to be responsible [or the radium fuond in deep sea deposits. Echo-sounding charts of the sea bottom have beentaken to a depth of 21,680 feet,,U wns reported. They showed that the floor of the Caribbean was much smoother than that of the Atlantic. Many submarine cliffs, previous!)' unknown, were found. The depth curve moves Incessantly up and down, Pettersson reported. 1 He said the cliffs suggested long "faults," or places where the rock had buckled because of lateral pressure. The uneven surface of the bottom of the ocean made the work of measuring the sediment thickness at great depths complicated, he said. An ingenious method of sounding the sediment carpet wns developed by Prof. W. Weibull of Bofors, who accompanied the expedition. Depth charges were set off and echoes reflected both from the sediment surface rind the hard rock beneath the sediment were recorded. Carpet Uneven By that method it wns found . that th e sediment carpet—the rock ol the future—beneah the Atlantic Ocean Is 5,700 feet to 25.500 feet thick, andi beneath the Caribbean much less. The measurements , 'will be continued In the Pacific- Ocean M ' the Albatross works west. ~ An equally novel, method of sampling the sediment Itself was undertaken. A hollow-core of metal was lowered "to the sediment and a core of ooze extracted from ttie •ea floor. The cores were sem to Sweden for gtudy. "Assuming the sediment to Increase by three Inches In 1.000 years In the Atlantic Ocean, the lower strata of a core 6 Inches long should have been deposited nearly 1,000,000 years ago, or before the end of the Tertiary Age," Prof. Pettersson wrote. He's 1948's Polio Poster Boy Tallj-Hal KOKOMO. Ind. (UP) Martin Isn't the polished er with the red coat, but fox. When flu car surucx county road, h* got out ped it over the head with — Robert fox hunt- he got Mi one on a and tap- a Jack. IN THE PROBATE COUBT FOB, THE CHICKASAWBA DISTXICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARK. IN THE MATTER Or THE ESTATE Or M. F. HENSON, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned was en thi* day appointed Administrator of the Estate of H. F. Hemon, Deceased. All persons having claims against said estate are hereby notified to exhibit them to the undersigned Ad- MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1947 Brown-eyed, golden-haired Terry Tullos, of Laurel, Miss., has been chosen as the poster child for the 1948 March of Dimes campaign to raise money lor the fight against infantile paralysis. Three- year-old Terry Is-the youngest child ever selected to pose for lh« poster. He was stricken with polio in 1945, before he had learned to walk. He made rapid recovery and, though be still wears braces, 1* expected to regain full use of his legs. The 1948 campaign ol the National-Foundation for Jrifanlil* Paralysis, seeking $30,000,000, will run from January lith to 30th. U.S. Ok But Tahiti Is Paradise, Says Visiting Islander ST. LOUIS (UP)—Tahiti Is still the paradise It always has been, and Chief Charlie Maim of the Pncific Island can't see why anyone would want to live in the United Slates. "Politics? United Nations? We' cannot worry about such things." the six-foot, two-Inch Islander said In halting English. ; ( ' ' , Then he gnve his philosophy for happiness. "Plant more. I tell my people, love more, and have more fun." Charlie says It works. ' "Swimming and outrigger canoeing and fishing. There is plenty for everybody," he said happily. Charlie Is a direct descendant ol. the; Polynesians who riled -the Island" v-hen the famed mutineer I Marriage Seems to Help MADISON, Wis. (UP) — Married veterans are the best scholars among University of Wisconsin students. The married veterans' grades averaged slightly under straight B In the 1947 spring semester. The. overall average for the student body is close to C-plus. John Qutney Adams was the only bald president of the United States. ! Men ami Women Over 4OI WHY GET UP NIGHTS DUE TO KIDNEYS? • ManyJolV, 40 «* OV.T hw. to g.t up mshti-h.T. frKm.nt d «ite to p.., „..(., - b.« l»<*acl>e., 190, b^aux, ot minor ««x*on«I kid n . y diiorder,. II thl. ,, , out t , aMe , flu,!, cut your bdMy, , nd b U(W . r wi , h Df Kn Sw.op.Roo, i, quickl> . wo tt. fkw of mn , ? help rel!cv< , MCMI Bf . d JJr, ind en,, burning «n!«tion . . . h.lpi bUddrr ,rr,t.,i on , b .t 6 et, you up Swamp-Root i, l™ly r« ur .-, o to r«l,«/. M illi on . tave , aVcn u fqr thr tinmttoni . . . often with woi.d.rlol re . •UU. C. u tion: T.k, „ directed. " ^- Wal "PP'V. »Tite Dept. B " from the Bount came nshore He was In the'United Slut es'and top the first time, visiting a friend Cruvant Altrrmn. When askca u me TahlUim n'i- tlves really wore sarongs, Charlie . said, "Oh,-, I put on sandals and the j women wenr dresses when we go to the cily of .Papeete, but otherwise' one wears only a sarong. Why more?" Charlie, whose real name is Aru- tcurlra Temtahi, admitted he liked the United States. "I like your ice cream and -your buildings. And your girls are very nice, even If some of thorn put too much paint on their, faces. Dorothy Lamour Is very nice, and Rita .Hayworth— ahl" ' He owns a 400-acre plantation 071 the Island that produces vanilla, coconuts, copra, grapefruit, bananas, oranges and a fruit called the Tahltian apple. Asked why he was so anxious to return home, he quoted a line from' the island's ancient love song: '"No matter how far you wander, you always think of Tahiti." mlnlstrator, properly authenticated, within Hz months from the date of the first publication of this notice or they will be forever barred and precluded from any benefit In address of the un, „,"..— •"• "Istrator Is RFD No. 2. Blythei'ille, Aranskas. Thla the IJth day of D*«*mbtr, 1947. LOVJM O. OXX90K. Administrator of the Estate «f H. f, Henson, DecMMd Holland and Taylor, attorneyi for the Administrator. U:ie-22-» FLO™ EXPRESS TRUE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT FtOWERS .;, . The gracious mantelpiece of Christmas Itself, ex- pressing In iyery lint the Chmlmu spirit. The pr.nctog rein- «e.r . . . frosty whlt« sleigh . . . Ull gleaming tapers ... red carnations ... and festive foliage all combine to say "Christ- mas 1. her. ... Joyous Day." Flower, at Christmas will warm th« heart . . . make the home friendly and gay. "SAY IT WITH FLOWERS' —ThsArkansas Sh«i sociatlon has scheduled' Its' convention nt Hot Springs and set' 1 t the dates as Jan. 8 and 9. PLAGE YOUR DECORATIONS AND GIFTS Glowing Tolnsettias for traditional holiday warmth. A single plant, colors your table, brightens corners with sprightly beauty. Camillas are blossoming with the first snow—but more Ilk* pearls than snow come these first waxy blossoms for mother to wear during holiday entertainment. Lovely Azalea plants will convey your holiday wishes in it's own heart-warming way. Let us help you with just the right floral gift. Whether you choose lovely gracious Roses In delicate cut bower arrangements, as a single bouquet, or as an exquisite corsage, the recipient will experience a Joyous thrill. Orchids are tops for that special occasion of the year, tha day of days, when everything must be perfect. Let orchids tell her she is the one and only. Chrysanthemums warmly express tha golden ricnn«s» of tha festive season, their gay tones blending 1n harmony ,/itb. the occasion. Memorial Wreaths Holly Y/reaths Laurel Roping Everything In Flowers For Christmas FDT SERVICE WE DELIVER G/encoe Bldg.

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