The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 31, 1947
Page 10
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BLYTHEVELLX (ARK.) COUBQSB NXWft THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1947 Millions Poured Into 'Flying Boot' ] $18,000,000 Spent | By Government on I Hughes' Project I WASHINGTON, July.31. 'UP) — {Jesse Jones testified yesterday that ,-the late President'Roosevelt block- Jed cancellation of work on Howard «Hughes' mnmmoth flying boat ai ''a time when the government al; ready had noured $13,000,000 into ». As a result of Mr. Roosevelt's PC- i t'um, '-Jones told n Senate Wai 1 Ini vestjgating Committee, ; Hughes | went on building the eight-englned 'I plywood craft tit a further cost, to £ the'government of move than $5,J, 000,000. The flying-boat has yet to fly The sulxpiiurlUee Aleman Wreath for Mrs. Truman i s-lng wartime c.rcraft contracts -a- f Warded to Hugiies and .Henry J. t Kaiser They total nearly $40.000,- tOOO t. Subcommittee Chairman Homer j Ferguson, R.. Mich., put into the f record 'erstwhile confidential doc- Juments from the Jate President's i Hyde Park, N. .Y., files.'.They shdw- -ert that Mr. Hoosevelt took a per- •'sonal interest at Jones' behest in : . a 485-miIe-an-hour "plastic bomli •>er." :' Ferguson Identified me bomber «as the forerunner of a photo plant 1 >for which Hughes later got, a $23.- I 900,000 army 'contract plus an $8,'. 600,000 contract termination pnv- f ment. • N > Jones was secretary oj commcrcR '* and boss of the Reconstruction TM- 'nance corpJ when the flying twat ; and photo plane contracts were u- > warded. He testified that he fl• nanced the (lying bont project. Homage Paid Late Leader of baptist Group Judith Minki, 10. of Kansas City, reads tlw mi;l on !jiam wreath and Miguel Aleman of Mexico to the family on llu> (>vc of the (NBA Tclephoto.) lipray of flowers Kent by .Preside! InuUU 01 Mrs. Martha E. Trunian which West Coast Intlusli lulls!. Henry J. Kaise; originally promot ctl, under orders from Chalrm:u« Donald M. Nelson of tlic War Pio- tluction Hoard, in February. 19-14, with ,t'ie m;: • IlyiiiB boat still unfinished No!sm> i ordered the contract cancelled ruid 1 Jones compiled. Hut he took thu [ matter "!' with President Hoosr- • veil, Jones snld, \vilh the rcsvilt i that work was continued. I This was recorded in n memo- rnn'duin Jones had made after a talk with Mr. Roosevelt following ' a cabinet meeting. "The Prcsi'lc!it stated," Jonrs memo snld, "that he 1110113111 Ihe experience to be gained by com plelinu one plane would be of too /aitch value to throw away the money already expended nnd thut thp contract should not be canccil- COPENHAGEN, July 31. 'hc Wcilcl Congress of Baptists «utmprial yes- to roiialr his 45-year-old uuiomo bile lor another trek toward Lan- .MM';. Mich. On his List try to reach Lan- I day fpr its late prenidtnt, Or, J. H. Rushbrooke, wlio di«sl in inland last January. Dcleijates from an parts of tlie vorld paid tribute to Dr. Rush- ijrookc, nnd a wreath to be piac- i-d on his grave was presented to nis daughter. The executive corriinittee announced formation of a special committee in imrtnory of Dr. tUtsh- Ijrcoke "to continue his fight for libenly," including separation of the church from the htate. Dr. C. O. Johnson of St. louis, ic of the prospective candidates ID succeed Dr. Hushbrooke, said he .(•piespntcd 12.000,OOJ Americans in i-xoresslng sorrow at the death of the former president. ,'l'hc executive committee announ- cc-d it had de:(de6 to establish (Baptist World headquarters in Wapti- ington, with -an office in LoiKfoji. At a Congress session "ast nlgUl GeniKin- delegates wore welcomei with a special acclamation to delegates Irom former enemy coun- :r!c.s. The BaptisU were denied the use of the Grumltvis Church here. Senate Group to Study Admission of Refugees WASHINGTON, July 3I.MUP) — Chairman Alexander Wiley. I?.. Wls., of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday named a £pee!al .•mbcommittee to study the a-Jmis- Klon of European displaced persons to the United States. He se!d any necessary legislation will get top priority when Congress man group will consider, among ^ others, the administration-backed Stratton bill • to grant entry to J. 400,000 displaced persons over a ' four-year |>eriod. reconvenes in . January. The five- Co/(ision Keeps 1902 Cor from Malting Trip PETERSBURG, Vn., July 31. (UP) —William A., 7(1, i;nt out his tools yesterday and !:ol ready • . sinj;, tthcrp ihe hojjed to trade Ills q-) lc c uy' s socialist Lard Mayor. 1S02 O!:!s:r.obil.- in on a new car, H p Saerensen, said this attitude wort), eania t:j Brief in r-ayette- of Uic Danish Lutheran Church was villt, M. Y., tthen a. Colgate Un!- •• U i; W prlliy of the r'atherland." verslty atudant >aminc<l .into the, rear of his veteran automobile. The; .ii ie sea's teniperature at ono aiicieni bociy crumpled and three J)0 int oft Alaska is 18/ degrees of Ihe wheels broke. . . j warmer 20 fathoms down than 'it Worth kept his eye. on the high- 1 is at the surface. A'ay for the arrival of ' his • car | - ~ ; - : "~ ~ — " — v.'liich he s)iir.ped home -by truck.' spjl .' c time thLs Winte;- and strike He said )ic would fix it up iiv his cl;t f 01 - lousing again .next year. HOT ROLLS FOR DINNER? ...why not! VM ;:^^:\ in&tui ., -wiraiSiabus HOT ROLLS the-oven full gry mgM of t^eir iust oul-o!- goodnesa make you hun- l8 wiUmakeapa'ilyoutoE easy, fast and fun-to-mafce DIRECTIONS ^rffiE-nt supply ol the dough in your xefiigeiotoi. MAKES 12 to 18 DEuaous KOLU • The entire ^ ! family will I go for them I ... and BEG you for more! PERFECT BAKING RESULTS! Omar WONDER Mix for Hot Rolls ia fully prepared and pr«-t«at«d by Omar's famous WONDER millers to guarantee only the finest result*. 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LEMONS APPLES LARGE FRESH GRAPEFRUIT CRISP FIRM LETTUCE FRESH GREEK CABBAGE 64 size lOc lOc Large Head 2 Lbs. MEATS CHUCK ROAST EVERGOOD SLAB BACON LARD c. 3 ;^ 65(t HUMKO OLEO Pound Lb. 48 Lb. Uncolored Lb. Lb. 45* 69c '9.74 28<t CITY SUPER MARKET LITTLE SUPER MKT. 109 West Moin Street Phont 2668 AIR BASE Phone 2668

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