The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1947 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, November 3, 1947
Page 10
Start Free Trial

IONPAT, », W4T New Storm Hits Atlantic Coast Flash Floods CaiiM Damage in Carolines; Yacht is leached CHARU5BTON, S. C. Nov. I. (UP) —The »to tin-battered Atlantic O»it from Charleston to Wilmington, N. C., took .another pounding Sunday that left resident* sweeping flash flood water out ol basement* : and repairing other minor damage today. A steady off-shore wind piled a nine-loot tide Into Charleston Haf- bor, isolated. MV«r«l resort beachet, stranded a crowded, bus and caused two freighters to collide. Charleston weather forecaster John E. Lockwood was among thofe isolated when water rose over • highway Into the city. Further North, surging iwa water •wept over Wrightsville Beach. N. C.,, and it Carolina Beach near Wilmington the aurf wa& Upplug on the floor in the town jwsloffice. Th« water got *00 yards inland lo a fr«h water lake. Anxious Beach dwellers and fishermen got relief Sunday night wti th« winds shifted from NorUieul to Southeast, preventing the 10:30 fxa. high tide from avain rwe*ping Inland. The weather bureau blamed unusual week-end weather conditions in the Carolina* and Georgia on R low pressure area that jnoved in from Oklahoma, crossed Alabama, curved through South Georgia and then turned North up the Carolina Coast. ' Fifteen persons on a bits u - rre isolated near the fighting village of Buxton, N. C., and the Co:ist Guard dispatched an amphibious "duck" to carry the passengers, including a two-months-old child, to dry ground. A new highway to the outer North Carolina banks—heavily battered already by a tropical hurricane—took added punishment from the high water Sunday. The Coast Guard s*id about two miles of .the pavement was washed out. The yacht "Riptide" WHS blown •ground near Moreliead City, N. C., hr high wind. Three mm, including H, G. Starkwater of Now London, Conn., and two crew member^ •were rescued. TugK wer« required to pull apart two freight vessels that ran together boR'-on at quarantine anchorage in Charleston harbor. No one was injured and damage was not believed extensive. Atlanta, Gn., had winds as high a« 62 miles an hour Saturday night, causing minor damage to power lines. Airliner Catches Fire Earthquake Toll In Peru Grows 51 Persons Killed in Series of Tremors; More Death* Feared LIMA, Peru, Nov. 3. (Up) r- Reports /ram Central Peru said today that at least 51 persons were killed In the earthquake that shook seven .towns more than 70 times Saturday-and Sunday. Officials "Mild they 'feared the -"- toll would be li» or more all 'casualties are finally •t Airport 'near Philadelphia. The plane, bound for Puerto Rico from Newark, N. J., carried J7 passenger* and thret crew member*. All pA&Mngeri were landed safely after the rlr e broke out aloft. (NBA CONGRESS (Continued from Pnge l> ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, sold lie believed 11 impossible to Jaimch an allocation program without accoin- IKinylng U with a IE -out price controls. "Allocations," he suitlj "would give (he government trcmendouK control over businesft enterprises, ar^e and small," Sens. Carl A. Hutch, D., N, M.. and oseph C. O'Mnnoney, D., Wyo. ( imported the council's recommeii- Suspect is Questioned In 1946 TheH of Auto Edward J, Sherrori, 35, who gave hlc hom» u Mississippi, u being held in the obunty jail here lor In- veiUgaUon ot car thett, ivnrt violation of the Dyer Act. Shferrod vas. arrested by Gily Po- Hp« here Saturday night on charge of drunkenness and ujxn questioning it. was learned lha Shrerod visited Blythevllle last De oember and left here for Mlssissipp with another man, who he idetitiei •*' Howard Stewart, of Jackson Miss., in a. stolep Automobile. When questioned yesterday, Slier rod denied the car thelt charge Warmongering Fight Mot Over, UN Leaders Fear UNITED NATIONS HALL, Flush- ins. N. Y.. Nov. 3. (UP)—Reliable sources said toduy that Russia would reopen the East-West fight over; "warmonger.*" on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Vi.shinsky> the sources re- porU'd, has decided to revise some features of the rejected Russian proposal for clamping governmental controls on the press In all UN Missco Reserve Officers To Meet Tuesday Night A meeting of the Mississippi County chapter of the Reserve Officers Association will be held hi the Junior chamber of Commerce club rooms tomorrow night. It was announced today. death when known. The' earthquake shook great landslides from the:; mountains down Into the Bntipo River, Those slides dammed up the H\[er and forced It to go' over Its .banks, sweeping away many houses'..and the people in them- • • Forty, were reported killed atii Satlpo, the worst hit town. Three 1 ! were killed at Huancayo, one at j Tarma anri seven at San Felix. ' Ccrro do Pasco. San Ramon and La Merced were severely shaken and damage in them was heavy, although tlicre were no reports of casualties so far. A hospital was one of the build- j Ings swept away by the river's wa- j ters at Satlpo. Only a few of the ! patients were saved. Houses, plantations, a bridge and part of the main highway were destroyed. Unconfirmed . reports said the | town of Sntipo, which hart a po- i inilfllion of about 2.000, was nearly wiped out. Most of the to^'ns- \ people fled after the first shocks | nnd were Uving in the field.s oul i of reach of the flooding river. 11 'fields In the Immediate are*. The earthquake Rico cast up large wave* along the Northern coast of •eru. They «w»mped «t leatt six Ishlng boit/, but all on board were' reported saved. The Jlrul and sharpest shock came at 10 aim. Saturday, and additional shock* followed every 30 minutes or les» into the early hours Sunday. Panic struck the residents of the towns immediately and they rushed out Into the fields. The church tower collapsed at Huancayo, killing three persons. The victim In Tarma was a b»by, crushed In IVs crib by the walls of Its home. It was believed that most of tYit victims of the -food at Sattpo returned U> their homes alter the first shocks, Bellev«lng that the For Comp/et* Protection Against All INSURABLi HAZARDS Phone 3545 W. J. POLLARD AGENCY Glencoe Hotel Bldg. 124 W. Ash St. City Radio ' -Service-! Dial 2407 , For Eipert fttpiin KM Eut Main M. Felix A. Carney worst ' of th«.. earthquakes »'< over and not considering the threat of the rivet, There have s been four earthquakes In Peruvln'.the last seven years and they, havef ; ,taken 8,600 lives. Read Courier News Want Ads. The Peruvian Red Cross sent . planes loaded with relief supplies i to the stricken towns, bxit there ! wns doubt a.s to how close they Imously a resolution condemning I could laud. The towns are iso-| ations The latter said the coun-1 COUI1 t rles and providing criminal 11 might have gone a step further p, ln , shmenl fol . "mdtcrs o f « new ud recommended that some form ^ Rr >• f excess profits lax be restored to T j lc Rl , Mtalls wc , e not expected, iscourage extortionate price In- tiowvet _ , o rcintroduce the part o( war propaganda wherever found. American officials thought the political committee's action closed the battle, but they were reported ready to fight any Soviet campaign to produce a stronger resolution before I he full assembly takes final action. lalcd and 'there are no landing) O'Mnhoney «nld the council's prn- rain comprised thfl "essential" teps townrd stabilizing the do- ncslic economy and making pos- Ible R program for B-uropean re- oust ruction which may top $20,- JOO.OOO.QOo over a four-year period, While the council'* tax and Rllo- atlon JJU gees Lions st inert sharp disagreement t there wn* loss conbro- •cvsy ov«r it* rccommcndatloivs that he government curb commocHty speculation, control exports, tuui ;heck credit buying. (Government controls on installment buying expired -last weekend.) May Extend Export Controls arriman's recommendations for exienslon of export controls were coii.sidcred significant because he heacLs the special Ifl-nmn comtnil- tee drafting R report on the Marshall plat]. This blueprint of Amer- stnling that he "old not \iuo\v the car was .stolen when he agreed to ririR to Jackson with Stewart. He totd officers Hint Stewart told him the car 1 wa.*; stolen after they hsd lelt Blythcviile. The sheriff's office here 5 checking Sherrtxl's story with Mississippi their proposal naming the United States, Turkey and Greece as the leading sources of war propaganda. Vishlnsky's original proposal was dropped last week when the 57 United Nations in the Political and Security Committee approved unon- ican economy and suggestions for administering the aLd program will go to Mr. Truman Thursday. "In cases where the prompt export of materials Is of high public imjxirlauce, HS in the fulfillment of our foreign policy commitments and objectives, we must stand ready with priority powers to Insure production and delivery," Harriman told congress. He htntcrt he may ask Congress (or direct allocations of steel, particularly to build box cars, In a discussion ot the serious shortage now confronting domestic railroads. "There Is at present," he said, "no statutory authority , lor the allocation of .ileel br other 'materials needed In the building of freight cars." Commerce Department experts pointed oul that the Paris report on the Marshall plan set a figure of $387.000,000 for such rolling stock. State officers from Little Rock will attend tomorrow night's meeting and the current status of re- ! serve officers will be discussed rtur- I Ing the business session. ' Buy Your Heating Needs *NOW* Set our display of fine makes Oil Space Heaters (or your home. Several sizes and mod- "el.s to choose from ... on display In our showrooms now. Krep your home warm this Winter. • Also Commercial Refrigeration * Wnv Fraser Plumbing & Heating 401 East Cherrv Equitable Lifelnsurance Society of United States See Representative* GUY TREECE JOE ALEXANDER, Jr. 115 W. Ash St. Phane 3993 Listen to "This is your FBI" Fridays 1:30 p.m. WMFS FARM LOANS At Lowest Rate 1 of Interest !. Quick Service A. F. Dietrich United Insurance Agency 160 S. 1st St. Ingiam $W«. THERE'S SAVINGS OPPORTUNITY IN THESE NOVEMBER SPECIALS SEAT COVERS All Firestone top quality Covers REDUCED 10%-FREE INSTALLATION (Th« Offer Good Only Through Nov«mb«r) RADIO BATTERY Fircstent 1000-Hour Brm.ry, 1 V z A I< i Pack Specially 195 . Priced *» (Thw OH«r Good Only Through Nov«mk«r) W« take thi$ opportunity to announce that our itor* it now under management of Mr. Paul Chamber*, who invitet you to vtfi* the •tor* at an early date. Nationally Famous. America's No. 1 quality alei w T/ier»'< ample proof in every bottle." -We clean and dress perfectly all types of Suede, Buck- \ skin and White Shoes. Careful, high grade work with the finest; • materials insure, satisfaction. • H-fl LT€RS QUflLlTY SHO€ SHOP 121 W. M ft I N ST. Dial 2231 Kttr Free Delivery on All Staple and Fancy Groceries Quality Meats Fresh Fryers (Live or Dressed) Freeman & Henley GROCERY 2016 West Slain St. FOR SALE 4-in. Concrete Sewer Tile Concrete Culvert Tile Size 10 in., 36 in. A. H. WEBB Hwy. 61 al State* Phone Blythevllle 11* FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 PEERLESS CLEANERS Now Headquarters For Gviarantced • Rug Cleaning • Curtain Cleaning Dial 2433 41G S, Frankiin St. RADIO I %>•••* A m\tP 1 AND'2 DAY SERVICE ON ANX. MAKE OR MODEL. RELIABLE' W OBKMANSHIP. \PHONE2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co, Authorized Motorola Radio Salcx and Service 106 South First St. FOR YOUR PROTECTION -RED TOP ALE is bottled, only in brown bottles. RED TOP BREWING CO., CINCINNATI, OHIO CLUB 61 BI.Ttherllle, Arkansas Highway «il North Dine and Dance Couples Only Open 6 Nights Weekly Orchestra Every Wednesday Nlsht OPERATED BY GENE POWELL OUR SPECIAL TREATMENTS! Fabrics are different in tensile strength, wearability and other qualities . . . That's why we use treatments best adapted to the individual fabric. And that's why, when you send your clothes to be cleaned at Nu-Wa they last many months longerl bind' fabrics Dial 4474-4475 NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS DISTRIBUTOR Fred S. Saliba & Company 223 West Ash St. Phone 437 ft* *f*t Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone >47» WytheriMe Ark. lit W«(mmt 9C

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free