The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 22, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 22, 1947
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1SM7 Month-Long Heat Wave Continues Corn Crop Suffers Along With Citizens In Sun-Baked Area (By United Press) The month-long heat wave scared lite nation from the Ruckles to the Allcghcnies and from Canada to the Gulf Coast again today. A burning sun sent temperatures soaring into the high 00's and above the 100-degree mark again. On both sides of the nation's Iwked center, however, the coastlines enjoyed cool spellr,, fanned in by ocean breezes. Coast temperatures ranged to highs in the TO's and 80's. Inland, the story was quite different. In the Dakotas, temperatures climbed nlxjvc 100 degrees. The corn states of Iowa. Illinois and Indiana retried temperatures in the high 90's. Many people—and farm animals—dropped (lead from the heat. And no relief was in sight. The U. S. Weather Bureau a; Chicago said the heal would last at least through the weekend. II said the only relief would come when cool air in Canada eventually seeped over the border and drilled Southward across the central part of the United Slates. Momentarily, temperatures dropped in some parts of the hcat-rid- atn area as thundershowcfs struck But as skies cleared again, the mercury rosp. The heat had serious, funny, and rjuirkish aspects. Each hour the hot. humid and rainless weather lasted, tl)e corn crop suffered irreparable loss Agricultural experts were afraid farmers would use -the harvested wheat crop to feed livestock, cutting into the supply of grain thai was scheduled to feed the world In Springfield, III., it got so hot that a refrigerator caught lire. Firemen said the motor became overheated. High temperatures were 103 at Pierre, S. D.; 104 at Aberdeen S D • 102 at Fargo. N. D.: 95 nt Kansas City; 98 at DCS Moincs, and 8!) at St. Paul, Minn. A brce/.c from Lake Michigan .kept the temperature down to 93 at Chicago. New Orleans also was cooled by a breeze recording a high of 88. In comparison, Boston's top was 72. and Washington's 81. Ice Cream consumption in the MidWcst climbed and the pries of dairy products rose. Even the ice cream people expressed concern at the heat, however. One industry spokesman said there was a certain point where people stop eating ice cream. At, tliRt point, he said, people look to beverages to bring them comfort Blytheville Air Scouts Visit Naval Air Station KLYTimVlU,K (AUK.) COUK1KK NKWS PAGETHK1 fiiifonl Young sets his sights on the projection of an enemy aircraft and triggers which [ire the Guimirslruclnr, a Navy irainin,; device whicli was ore and three other members of the niythcville - Air Scout fiqnadnui .studied while on a visit to Millinglon Naval Air million near Memphis lust week. Other members of I Into right. Johnny Wilson Scout Squadron leader. Following their arrival at the < Air Station, the Air Scouts were! "briefed" by Lieul. Howard a I Sturm, USNR, the Public Intorma- 1 lion Officer and assigned miarters. The Training Aids Division of the Enlisted Training Department was the iirst stop for the boys on their tour of duty. In this department, each of the' Scouts was given a period of Instruction in the Link Trainer, the Gunairstructor, the free-gunnery instructor and Navy raters — all devices used to train Naval aviators and aircrew- men In tlie Navnl Air Reserve's program nt NAS Millinglon. An instruction period in which Robert Coleman, James wcslbrooli. and prepares to squee/.c tlic of the many things he two-clay training group were, Icli Two Break Jail In Caruthersville; One Re-captured CAUUTHEIIBVILLE. MO., AUS «• — Otic of two county Jull breakers was still nt Inrtjc today, uccorcl- £P I? "Wits from the office of ^Jiciitt John Hosier. He Is Percy Galloway, Negro. BOM Arnold, white, was recaptured simmy , 1(tci . h!s e5CI ,, )c al ,,| relumed (o jail. The rapture was ninilc by Bob Lcc »ncl Duster Allen, city motorcar pntrolmcii. Arnold mitt Gnllowuy escaped Monday nislit, by breaking n lock on nn inside window guard, sawing out two burs on the window, and climbing down ti rope inmro- vlF.ed 'from bedding. . Arnold WHS being hew ror complicity In robbery of u Jewelry store ni sircle several weeks »KO, ami Is nclululed to have Ills heiiv- hiK In clrcull court next. week. He l>robiibiy will now iilso fucu chnriics | of Jail breaking. Onlloway, the Negro. w iis being held for steullHH n radio fruin .mother negro living on farm near llriigijndocli). Stafc Symphony to Give SO Concerts Next Season City Attorney 1'crcy A. Wright, .Air the Scouts studied engines, pro-. lions area where they saw Corsair pellers, guns, hydraulics, radio and | and llc'lcat fighter pliincs and Ven- radar followed. The day was top- turn patrol'bombers being worked peel off with two hours of swimming on by Naval Air Reserve mechanics In the Air Station's 100.000-gnlloti and flown by Reserve pilots Incapacity indoor pool. ' Following a movie In the stalio:! theater, laps were sounded at 10 p.m., for the boys ncre turned out the next morning by a C:30 re vcillc. Movies designed to simplify [light instruction were .seen by the Scouts, alter which they heard a lecture in Naval customs and traditions. .Climaxing the morning's study was a visit to the Flight opera- eluded m this tour were stops at the .Aeroligy Section, the flight clearance desk, the observation room and the control tower. After seeing films on swimming, the Scouts took an acqunllc test In the station pool in the afternoon. The Navy petty officer, Yeoman Second class Ray Bell, who was In charge or the Scouts' visit also is from Blytheville. Young Spaniard is Determined Not to Live Again in Spain Mrs, Robert Pierce ' Dies in Corut/iersvi//e CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Aug. 22. — Funeral services for Mrs Robert (Sudie Mae) Pierce were held here Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Floyd V. Brower. pastor of the Methodist Church, and interment was in Maple Cemetery. Mrs. Pierce, wiio was 30, died -in her sleep Tuesday morning, she had been in ill health lor sometime, suffering a heart, ailment. Born January 24. 1908, at I eiiox Tcnn., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry clay Kirk. Mrs. Pierce moved to Caruthersville in 1022. She was united in marriage to Mr. Pierce October 27, 1926, and to this union was born nine children, seven of whom survive. Surviving are her husband, five i sons, two daughters, three brothers Edward Kirk of Lenox, Tcnn Ernest Kirk or Cape Girnrdeau. and James Kirk of Carutlicrsville- and two sisters. Mrs. Rasa Killett of Car.iithcrsvillr. and Mr.s. L. v. Hurt of Bcnton Harbor, Mich. MIAMI. Fla., Alii;. 22. <UPl — Jose Fernandez. 16-year-old Spaniard who didn't want to go back to life under Dictator Franco, was back on U. S. soil today, 1 'alter a 12-hour swim in the Gulf stream off Miami. Fernandez, ordered dcpor.crt on the steamship 1 Sue Lykcs after his pleas to remain in this country went unheeded, 'Strapped on two life bells as the vessel nearcd Fowcy Rock lighthouse yesterday and dropped into the Barracuda infested waters. " Only nine m:;cs o,T shore at first, the plucky machinist was 'carried outward by the powerful northward tide. Twelve hours later north of his starting point The only effects of his adventure a severe case of sunburn, rcrnan- dci! reported lhat Barracuda constantly cicled him during his swim. Eroward county aiu;ior;iic.s iockcd him up when the Flagler put in to shore. Fernandez, between sobs, told of other attempts to escape life in Spain. On another occasion he swain a 40-foot river on the French border of Spain as guards peppered the water with rifle shots. • After a month in u French internment camp he slowed away aboard the America-bound Eugenia Hale. !minigratip6 authorities "nab- l:cd him ' . - - -• •'*.<• .mil ILI New Orlcan.-! nnd he tl-e cm feiiy Flsglei icscued luinlwns se:H to Houston Tc\ wlioe oft Port ErergUules, some M miles I he wound up nboard the Sue Lykcs, headed back home. The doughty little Spaniard, however, snys he' won't stay long in the country he hates. "Tilings nic very bad in Spain," he says, "and 1 like what I have seen of America." : Read Courier news wane Ada. , Ark., Aug. 2Z (UP>—The Htatc Symphony — ac- ctirdius la its executive secretary— has now become a part of the cultural hie ol Arkansas. 'Mrs. Virginia D. Sturm said In Little Hock yesterday the symphony orchestra will give 50 or more concerts in Arkansas next season. Men and Women Ovmr 4Q1 WHY GET UP NIGHTS DUE TO KIDNEYS? • Many folki 40 and ovtr h»v« to e*t up nt|hli-hive frequent deiir* to pau water — have batrkachM, (oo, beciut* of niinof functional kidney disorder*. If tliii i« your trouble, flush out your kldneyi and bladder with Dr. Kilmer'* Swatnp.Root. It quickly woikl to incren* the flow of urine, help relieve exceii ecld> ity, anil caie burning •*ni«Uon . . . helpi bladder i mint [on that geli you up night*. Bwnmp-Root Is truly nature's own way to relief. Millions have taken It for thrt* Renerationi . .. often with wonderful remit i. Caution: Take »i directed. For fren tti*l iupply, wilt* Depr. ft, Xilrnir h Co., Inc., Box 1255, Stamford', Conn. Or — get full-sized boltl* oJ Swamp-Root today at your <lru(ttore. Phone 3371 Night Phones 2527 and 2903 WALPOLE ELECTRIC Complete Electrical Store Wiring - Fixtures - Appliances 117 So. Second SI. i- Hlytheville, Ark. 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