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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, Bomber Crashes On Mf. Magazine Fiv* Army Airmen Killed Near Havana In Logan County HAVANA, Ark,, Nov. 18. (UP>— Authorities climbed high on Mt. Magazine near here today to remove the bodies of five Army airmen who were killed when their B-25, en route from Chicago to Its base at Barksdale Field, La,, crashed Into the mountain top and burned last night Searchers who went to x the scene of the crash said they found five bodies and reported that H sixth passenger might have been aboard the plane. Driving sleet and a heavy fog- probably the cause of the crash- made It Impossible to bring the bodies down the mountain or to resume the search until daylight. Logan'County sheriff Earl Ladd, who headed a search party, Bald the plane was "pretty badly burned up" and that two of the five bodies were badly burned. The other three were identifiable, he said. Ladd reported that a copy of travel orders was found near the plane, bearing six names, but no trace of a sixth body had yet been found. Searchers declined to reveal the names on the orders, In accord with army practice, and at Barkstlalo Field army authorities withheld Identification of the dead pending notification of next of kin. Tl.sy said the bomber had taken off from Orchard Place airport, an Army field near Chicago, on a routine training flight. Havana residents said ^hoy heard a low-flying plane, Its motors loucl and labored, and then saw the crash and a burst of flames on the mountain. Sheriff Ladd said the scene of tho crash is some 2,800 feet high and described Mt, Magazine as "the highest mountain between the Al- j ^ leghenies and Rockies." Princess Elizabeth and Philip Put Wedding Gifts on Display in Castle Negro Confesses Murder Of Indianapolis Matron INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18 (UP) — A Negro truck driver who admitted roaming the streets stalking lone women to attack, today confessed the shotgun murder of Mrs. Mary Lois Bumey, 39. Robert A. Watts, 25, admitted today that he. killed the attractive housewife as they grappled for her husband's shotgun with which she tried to protect herself when lie attempted to rape her last week. He was charged with murder. Watts said he gained entrance to the Burney's pretentious suburban cottage on the pretense of wanting to use the telephone. He said he followed Mrs. Burney Into her Bedroom. BY HOBERT MUSEL (United Press Staff Correspondent) LONDON, Nov. IS. (UP) — Princess Elizabeth and Lt. Philip Mountbat- ten started the week of their wedding with & display proving that •hey will start their married life u one of the richest twosomes In Britain, solely on the strength of their jewel gifts. The couple gave a party at M. James' palace yesterday to show Lheir wedding gifts. Daaled guests saw at least $2,000,000 worth of diamonds, rubles, pearls, sapphires and emeralds shimmering In two big display cases. Five huge salons of Henry VIlI's Palace were packed with silverware, [urs, rare furniture, paintings, books, blankets and the variety of offerings to be expected from an empire so diverse and far-flung. None tried to set an overall value on what was ranged around the royal scai-Int reception rooms of the chilly, unlisted old palace. But even that fabulous array was only a fraction of what had been offered to the royal couple and gently rejected for one reason or another. King George and Queen Elizabeth joined Elizabeth and Philip in the throne room of the palace, where the Jewel cases were displayed. Clustered thickly In front of the glittering array were peers and commoners alike, including several Americans whose gifts were among those accepted. Queen Mary, whose collection of Jewels Is world famous, sent her granddaughter nine, pieces. They were two diamond encrusted tiaras, n massive diamond stomacher, two diamond bracelets and a diamond and ruby bracelet, a pair of magnificent blrdscye pearl earrings, and two baguette diamond brooches. King George gave his daughter a diamond and ruby pendant that was worth a king's ran-som and a double string of pearls the siae of marbles South Africa sent an order of the garter ublozo with diamonds am rubies. The governors of the Bank md gave a spectacular diamond waterfall type necklace. Thorp were four diamond tiaras In all—two 1 from Queen Mary, one from the King with a 25-carat diamond as its feature, and a fourth from Queen Elizabeth. Philip's best man, the Marquess of Milford Haven, sent a huge radio- phonograph. Altogether there were our radic-phonogr&phf and a big television phonograph-radio combination from the British Broadcast- ng Company. Princess Margaret gave her sister picnic case. Canada's mink coat was not on display. But in the name of the people and government of •he dominion there was * set of 24 Georgian silver gilt dinner plates dated 1796-, engraved with the Royal coat of arms, and other silver pieces valued at more than $8,000. Other national gifts included a 192-piece china service from tho president of France, a 300-year-old carved oak and walnut chest confining bolts of silk from the Ital- an people, a collection of glass from Sweden, a blue and gold dressing set from Afghanistan, and a price- ess ruby necklace In a carved ivory x>x from Burma. Philip, who has announced that le has given up smoking, got a stl- ash tray from Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, mid 500 cigars from Drl- .Ish residents of Cuba. FARM BUREAU (Continued Irom Page 1) for parity he kept anil Inequities thai exist from this base be corrected with comparable price? ah. is used for some commodities nt the present time. That the 1938 Agricultural Adjustment Act be brought up to dale and re-enacted and strengthened. That, in order to stabilize market, of th* present mandatory loan rate; (90-92'/j per cent of parity) on bauli commodities and the price support, which are now provided under t/i Stegall Act, as amended, should b continued. Want Larger Soil Benefit! That persons carrying out building and other pratlccs pale for by the Production Marketln Administration should be paid n accordance to his participation u what he earns, and urged that th clause limiting payments to incilvl duals or corporations to $500 be de letcd from the recommendation* o law passed by the Congress In 194 nncl that a farmer be paid th amount he earns or his pro-rut share. That subsidies In lieu of fi prices at tho market plaot shoul not be re-enacted or used. That eotlon growers b« protected In making reciprocal or foreign trade agreement*, and that in mak- ig such agreements the exporta- on of cotton be maintained at a Igh level, and when necessary that xport subsidy payments be made i keep cotton export* at a high vel. And that any control program tr cotton IM; based on acres grown id not bales produced. Members of the bureau appointed I delegates to represent Mississippi xmnty at the istate convention and uthorized them to elect among leinselves 18 of these as voting lelegates. The delegates appointed were Fred Iceman, A. C. Owens, L. G. Nash, W. J. Wunderllch, Jim Smothermon, Fielder Perry and H. C. Knap- wnberger, of Blytheville. Chris Tompkins, George Hale, L. H. Autry lays Sullivan and H. C. Weathers Jf Burdette. Lloyd Godley, Godfrey White, and Harold Ohlcndorf, of 3sceola. John E. Grain, of Wilson; !. M. Regenold of Armorel; W. E lagnn of Huffman; Bill Wyutt of •lumber Nine; Charles Rose of ftose- and; Virgil Johnson of Leaehvllle; >. O. Stivers of Manila; Coleman Crews of Reiser; and G. A. Looney and Albert Barks of Tyronza Route Two. He'll I.earn FALtS CITY, Neb. (UP)—A Falls City man, new in the trucking business, has learned a price lesson. His first Job consisted of hauling a load of trash to a dump two miles away. The trash owner asked what the cost was. 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Allocation and Inventory control of scarce commodities basically affecting living cost* or Industrial production. The other two point* d«alt with wage price ceilings and rationing. in seeking these latter controls Mr. Truman assured Congress they would be used only as a laj<t resort if voluntary measures failed. There was some reason to believe the ad- ministration expected mere iout- ment oj control authority to b« luf- flclent to persuade all concerned to oo-operat« effectively In voluntary measures. If the Republican Congress refuses to enact Mr. Truman's antl- Inllatlon program he will be In a position to say "I told you to" if and when conditions become worse. Republicans leaders huddled In conferences after Mr. Truman exploded his foreign aid and anti- Inflation message yesterday to a joint session of Congress. REAL MERCURY LUBRICATION SEE YOUR DEALER REPUBLICANS (Continued from Page 1) of Inflationary tank credit. 2. Extension and strengthening of export controls. 3. 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