The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 27, 1947
Page 4
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS •Mile Test pight is Planned : Army to Try Non-Stop ! Hop From Honolulu , To New York City 5unday"5chool Senator^ >lWAeHINOION, Jin 27 lUP>- *Jpn Army "twin Mustang' soon Will attempt the longest flipht c\cr| liftde by a fighter ujaiie~.-5,000 miles non stop*^^! pdholulu to (New •York. w ' I 5 The lv.o jvlols- vrtch sitting In «f fcpaidle cockpit, "nn lake turns! fjjndling tlie controls. They hope tg cover the iworrt distance l)i itj hours nt an aM-riy; speed of a'boiii SQO miles an hour <U Col TWJfert r Tluckcr will £e pilot anrtt.lil Lt. John <M. Avrt .will ;b2 co-pilot. Both nrc Irom 'Wright Field, Dajtcn, O. There WlH be ii fhllicr rcn\ members ' i t Thc take off u.iu be from Wic'x- tan Field. Hawaii The ,1'ie, fluo- bpd U'e 'Beth Jo In honoi 01 thf pilot's v 'fe. .,•;•! Ftiu'k across JKCO.mili'5 01 OCL'('.; <o il^ Culifoi-- illn consl. hiitii:.; l: ;•/ MJ;-.J 60 iilh 0$ Point L»rtiu:. , ':^, It will then to^lq-.y a circle ftoute over Rpii6. Mev.'tlocV SiKimK >Vyo.; Detroit. Eric, P:\:, and Iniui at L-Cnurdl •. Piel'J, 'Ne\v York. •;;The lArmy taid the-.flight vvus 1r p:ln'r made to , Icsl !onE-ran«e flphtrrs th;,t !;-.-; necdct'l lo c.vm* Ih'MOO^o 'iUlo r,ii) S c simov-bombcr, |i,kc the -B-35 .a.jd Ii.3C.;.Tlic AAF alro ^wnnts to-ttst the. effect ci: long liip/n-riiLi^dp fUgliis oti fj'ght- chc;ks nt a C.Jh'fornla fleld . ana 1 Wll arrive !•> Hawaii next week •The trke off will be made'on r >u fjrst f»v3i-:-.!j!e &renk in Lhe -,v.--a- llier after lhal> ;| Tlio P-S2 • twin, Muslim"" <in.v made by cnHi.iif'dnc v.'jny nff m- o afustang fight^a ,and' fusing ' then) Suicide Leap May Cost Life Of Bystander NEW'YORK, Jan. 27, (UP)—Mrs dances Coover. 51, Ames, Iowa, was n a critical condition at St. Vln- ent's Hospital today with Injuries ufTered when struck by the !>ody of i man leaping to his death from he 86lh lloor of the Empire Stntc nullding. 1'hyslclans said Mrs. Coover, wife >f an town State College professor mil a broken neck, a broken left urn and severe injury lo her left oot. ' The Jumper was David U. Gordon, Happily holding forlh on a floor lie new! yiold lo nn rullciit-iie S<-n .lolm J. Sporkman of Aliibnniii Inslriicls tncinlK-rs nf Iho S|>ui-i<in:ui Uiblc Class nl Iliimlinc Melboilisl Ctmn-li in WiislihiHlon I) C A forinur cuiifjrcssniii:i who w;is iippoitilo.l (t, Hi,. Si-nulr -ifior Sen Jiihn II. Biinkhencl's (ienlh. S|>iiikim,ii won nlvclion in November iiFid reliirned lo \S r fishiiiKl.»n in Hnd his llil,|,. shiilonix vviiitini- i uiio :i Mn^lc. twin-lii.snlajie rr. O:»? i^ilot sits in t)ic co"ki>!l ol . L'^K'li lu.siiaRO .ind there sire dual '! 1 :. I Tlin '])lauc is ptnve"i:t) "j? IA''J' '2201 l;oir,fpcwcr Roll';-R--,yce iy;'i L.iijinc.v ft lias a \vliii;sprcacl ?1 51 feet .ind Is 33 feel long. t Thai-kcr is a' vnternn of bolh tlie Fluropfan and Pacific wars. He was rotiard one of 13 flyiny loi't- resics that landed at llickam Field, Hawaii, while the Pearl Haitiar at- ln-k was in ni-ogress, Dec. 7, 11)41.' Ard I'niiBhl. with the Eighth -Air '" 'Minister Dies f'JVE 'ELUF:-', All:.. ,;:in. 21. tUJ'l --Pnncriil services were planned here lliis afternoon 1 for Dr.' Charles F(l?;n- Nrwloh, iinstor ol the Fre; taylei'ijin ChiirL'li hci'c since 1931. who died Saturday ni^ht ol a lieart attach. Tlio Rev. Mr. Newton had served iis cliairman ol the Nome Mission Committee and of tlic Committee Force as a liehler plane pilot. The plane is receiving litial IT pilots. 111 MlnLstcis, had lielif several 1m- lortant synodlcal posts, and was . member of the board of the»Ausi in Prcibylcrian Theological Sem- 110ry In Austin. Tex •> MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1947 ,• Jr.. *8, a war veteran und former I -Muilml at Harvard Unlv'vrslty. He was Hie sun of Mr. and Mrs. David II. Gordon, Sr., Allanta, Ga. Hie accident occurred about 11 yeslci'dtly when Mrs. Coovci 1 was oul for si stroll with her sister. Mrs. Lnpp, Norwulk, Caun, The Iwo had been re-an i led only a few hours previous when Mrs, Coov- cr arrived In New York wlili her husband, Mcrvin S. Coover, a professor of electrical ei;i}lnccring at Iowa Stntc. Secretory o/ Treasury Attends Rolfe Funeral MEMPHIS, Tcnn., Jan. 27. (Ul'l —John VV. Snydcr, secretary of the trcsisuiy. left here by plane yesterday alter atleiulin" Ihc funeral ol Ihc man who "gave me my start In life." . Siiydcr broke off linporlnnl con: fercnces to attenrt the burial ol his uncle, Eugene Rolfe. at Forrest City, Aik. ".He was a great num." Snydcr said ol Holfc, banker and former county judge. Van Johnson Weds Wif$of 'Best Friena" HOLLYWOOD, Jan.' 27. (UP) Van Johnson, 31, bobby soxciV idol, and his bride, Ihe former Mrs. Kcr- nnii Wynn. 30, said today they will postpone a lri]> to celebrate l.hcir wedding until a little' later, They eloped lo 'Juarez, M;x., Saturday and wore married by Civil Judge Raoul Orozco four hou-" :•<let Mrs. Wynn obtained, a divorce from her iiusbaiid,' Johnson's lies;. friend. Johnson explained thai they "just made up our minds and did II.V The Wynns separated in October. She was given custody of their t\vo sons by terms of the Mexican divorce. . '';.',.: Only three. diseases' cause more deaths in thq world than do accl- denls Of aiL;kinds. 'GOT YOUR CHILD? TIGHT, ACHIN& MUSCLES ARE My SPECIALTVJ MENTHOLATUM Poor little chest musclea nil pora nnrl "achey" from hard coughing? Quick, Mentholatum. Rub it on back, chest, neck. Your child will like that warm, gently stimulating action. Helps lessen congestion without irritating child'a' delicate normal skin. At same time comforting vapor.l lesson coughing. 17,000 ACRES AT YOUR CHOOSING! F ' Dresses G||giriaily 4:98 to 6:20 Just 36 Dresses Originally 6.98 to 8.60 ' -*v Not often has such a great tract of land been offered for-subdivision and choice buying as is offered here. 17,000 acres of the best land in southern Arkansas at your choosing and terms to suit your pocketbqok. ' This tract takes in 245 tenant houses, 6 1-2 miles frontage on main highway, approximately 9,000 acres in cultivation. 3 1-2 miles frontage on a beautiful lake . . . the perfect setup for all your many hopes and dreams. GIs here is your opportunity of prosper- . ing on good fine loam type land. You are eligible for full loan under provi- i sion of the'GI Bill of Rights . . . Farms can be soid to suit your needs, any size farm from 40 acres up. Never has so fine an opportunity presented itself . . . take full advantage of it now . . . these farms will average $40 to $125 per acre for cash, depending on location, cultivation and improvements. fet 51 Dresses Qrlginaliy 9.00 to 10,98 Jus! 30 Dresses Originally 12.98 to 15. Justl3 Dresses Originally 15.98 and Up 3 PLANS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE: 1. Cosh ... or in the case of Gl's, full loan coverage under the provisions of the Gl Bill of Rights. 2. Part cash, balance on long term payment*—let the farm pay for itself over a number of years. 3. Small cash payment, balance over long term crop plan for as little as 500 Ibs. of lint cotton per 40 acres, not to exceed 2500 Ibs. per 40 acres. We believe this plan one of the best deals covering farm land ever offered in this or any other country. You can buy and own your own farm at payments far less than average rent. SEE CECIL EARLS AT THE i NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE HOTEL BLDG. PHONE 3131 or NIGHT Osccoln 93 J

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