The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 3, 1947 · Page 4
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PACT FOUR BLYTHEVILLH (AHK.) COURIJ2H NKWS Train Crash Toll f £*•"••»• *"•? ' |V'"'"» I Estimate Revised |27 Lose Lives in jCrash in Canada; Officials Dkclose j * rjUOALD. Manitoba Soul. X <U*> — The Canadian National Railway announced officially today (ha)'27 persons 'perished In tin-| lift^lTOii collls'ipn o! Iwo passenger Irakis at -DugRld station - Monday | Tjventy-fiVe bodies wore recovered ' form the wreckage of the Mlnnki i Spwial which ploughed into the' TrAiicontinenUl Expvesb, an ofli- | c!a( said. Tsvo other, persons died en "route to the hospital. "J^' careful examination of the wr^-kage and a check with rela- llv«6 places Hie number who lost thetr lives at 27. including passcn- ger£ and employes," the statement said.. •rtilrlcen persons still were hos- pll^ltad from injuries received in thei svrcck. but only one was reported In serious condition:- f^ search of Ihc wreckage cou- 1-iiiiiCfl today :md one'railAay offi- rtalissid it was possible iW'i'C bodies woiilil be foitnrt. i TJIC wreck, one of llic worst In * Western Canadii. occurred Monclny nigjt. when (he Minnki Special. :> M'oo/ton coach ti'ain returning v;i- (•atvnhcr* from a Lake of tnc Woods re.soit, crnshod into the crack TranrcotUinenta) Expre.ss wh^li wns waiting on [he main I Una lor the resort, train to pass. 'IJicrc were no fatalities aboard i the, 'Transcontinental Express but I their resort train burst, into flames | Immediately after the collision. I trahping passengers in the wreckage. Rescue workers saict only Uvo or three of the 25 bodies removed from the charred coaches could be identified. ; c|as usedl"l<5 light the couches wa* blamed' for quick spread of the firA 'The blaze Ignited a nearby grajn 1 elevator and oil tank. 2 Tennessee -Youths Killed in Plane Crash !lHEND£RSON, Tcnn., Sept. 3.— t^JP)—Two University of Tennessee students were killed when their spiall plane crashed aiid'burst"into flames near here. ..y.L.;^,,.! {The victims wei;c iiicnlificrt as Raul Tiilley, 20. and.pick-Hardemaii, , 20, both of Hendeij> : onVr !.'-A witness. Oliver Gilliam, sru'l Ifc had been "buz^5d''/s^vcral times t% the plane before:.H, crashed. He Hiid it nppearcd as though the plane went out of control when the pilot attempted to buzz' him again. .> .^L P-63 Crashes in Cleveland WEDNESDAY, SIOPTKMBKH .'i, 1947 Firemen use chemicals on the uminni! wreckage ol ii l'-3« plane which eraslied in :t field live mile;, south of Die Cleveland, Oliio, airport. l':lr,t Kay ui.'iie ,,i Berea. Ohio, parachuted to safely al'lcr his motc-i developed Iroiiolr during lest.s for llin National An Ifai/rs. i NK.'iTelephuUO Maid Of Co«On! Ne g r o Deaths Search Begun In Mid-South ;Miss Philippines : * • - *• * - -I.J MBMrillS. Tcnn,, Kept, :t, lUI'i The National Cotton Council an- iK.inK-cd today that it had be^nn its annual loin-month search tor tlie in;'( Maid ol Cotton. Tile M lid of Cotton, called the "good will ambassador o( the c'ji- lon industry." regularly is chosen from amonK tlie prettiest and most talented b^uties in Ihc South. She makes a nationwide, -olton fashion tour and last year made an international trip to France. The selection of this year's Maid from among residents of the col- ' ton-producing states will mark the lOlh anniversary of the title. 'Ihc search is under Ihe cooperative sponsorship of the Cotton Council, the Memphis Cotton Carnival Association and the Cotton Kxchan- ges of New York and New Orleans. Any gh'1 who is u native of a cotton-produciiie'slate, between the ages of PJ and 1!5, inclusive, and unmarried, is eligible to compete for the title. Last year's Maid was Miss Hilm.i Stay ol Memphis. Alhorl Ulimi, VS-yea]-aid I iixur.i Ne;;i(>. died this moniln^ at his hcmo. Funeral .sfi vires will Iw held at HI. Paid MctliiHllsl. Church in l.tl.vora Sunday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joe Cuiric, paslor. ofrinatiiiK. Ho is survived by a daughter, Ar- IhcHIa Taylor, llornc funeral Home of Hlyllli'vjllc is in chai)- r e I Funeral services will he held t-un- I day at I p.m. at Zion Chapel Hap- [ list Church in laixora for Hophie ' Hill, wi.'c of Will Hill of Uixora. who died ycslerday morning at her home. She was lil. Ucv. 1. II. Harvey, pastor, will officiate. Other than her husband, she Is survived Firemen Test Hose Used On Newest Equipment Fire chief Uoy Head reported today that 12511 feel o! rirc li weix- lesU'd by firemen last nlK ami all A us loiincl in good condition. The Irsts wore curried on in Ironl of Kirr Siation No. 1 in City Hall. Hose tested is that carried on thi newest lire-truck. . Hose on the fire truck at ibiiition No. 2. inoo West Main, will he tested Friday, Chief Head announced. In the only call answered yesterday, firemen extinguished a small by a .sister, llornc Funeral Horn.' is in charge. Wp.st .Wnliillt. type reflectors, such HS seme tclf- •:cc|)c», will produce clearer linages T1IEHACMJE, Sept. X (Un-Two Aincricun airmen Ilyinp niuuiul thi world in Piper Culj Super Cruiser;. Icll the YjjonUurg airport Jor 1'aiB by UM: of a ne\v i;lnniinu:n-c.jiitecl i *" v *" v *j'^"";"o -uijjvjn *wi j-<un Hiass iiiirrors with the ;netnl on the : today. They were Cicnrec Ei'ans li'ont face. I TH^I /"irt.i.....^ >,.... 1 .ind George 'I'rtiiiiaa. Due to the Change of Telephone Numbers Our Phone Number Is Now 4431 COBB FUNERAL HOME 603 West Ma in St. Wives of Vets to Get Degrees in Home EC SILCAiM SPRINGS. Ark.. Sept. 3. tUI 1 ) — John Brown University olficlals hixvc decided to hclv. llieiv ' .^turtcnt veterans in u novel way. 1 .Beginning with the open!' t of the- Fall •.-(-nifstcr on Sept. 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