The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 27, 1947 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 27, 1947
Page 16
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. PAGE SIXTEEN lirl Faces Jury jh Father's Death BLYTIIBVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIBR NEWS By Land, Sea and Air, the Coast Guard Spreads Far-Flung Rescue Work to Cheat Sea of Victims I Defense Attorney f Contends Boy Friend V Wielded Gun in Car j! ST. LOUIS, March 21. (UP) — PIC defense attorney lor Mary pfithcrlne Rcnrdon charged yostcr- fay tliat the 14-year-old gtrl was berself wounded in .1 vain attempt jo prevent n boyfriend from shool- KS her wealthy father, J. Vincent Re.ardon. .'.The charge was made by Henry Morris, defense counsel, a s he began tlic girl's case acamst an ac- c^usation ol "delinquency by reason ot murder'' in juvenile court at Clayton. s. Previously, a long list of witnesses for the state had related oral statements of the girl in which sfie was quoted as admitting shoot- ifig her father after he found her frith 13-year-old Michael D'Arcy In a tourist cabin, r Renrdon's anto plunged out o( qcmtrol after lie was sliot. lie and file D'Arcy boy were killed on Feb. 8. lie was returning the children to his home in suburban Ladue village after finding them in the fjjito court where the pair spent, the night. . , '^Morris told tile jury of Seven ijj'pmcn and five men Hint X-ray photographs disclosed n bullet in the girl's back. The bullet, he said, j was the iirst one fired from a gun ! held by Michael D'Arcy. i -; : .The attorney said that during Mary Catherine's efforts in the ; automobile to keep Michael irom sfcpotizig Reardon, n bullet penetrated her right arm anil body under the right shoulder. Did Ferry Boat Meets Waterloo On Stormy Lake ;, liNOXVILLE, Tenn,, March 27. <UP>—Maybe those Yankees don't know the Civil War h«s ended —especially Admiral Farragut. ^Anyvvay, try to convince Cape. Catlett, n dJ' p d-in-the-\vool southerner and owner of the old ferry Katharine, that Admiral Fanaj-ut didn't, (ire one last shot from D.i- vfey Jones' locker. f Years and years ago Admiral Farragut helped establish a ferry, London which was known as Old Blair's Ferry. C.Tottiiy Captain Catlett iva s hav- tng;. v llit Katharine toived up the feniiessee river from Old W.iir's Ferry, her service days ended since tolls ho longer nre required on the , slate highivoy bridge there. The; .ferry and tug reached Fort Loudon lake and a point in Iront '• #r Admiral Fnrragul's old homestead.," , Th« r ». Catlett says, high waves whipped up by storm winds sank the Catharine—officially. But Cut- says he can't help but wonticr. I))' (MARC J. VAKSONS NBA .Staff Correspondent EAST MORICHES, -N. Y.. M.lfC.'l 27.-<A Coast Guard radioman fwncne.-j closer to his ludia re- caiver. The set is quiet cxcc-;it for o.'casionai static. But he listens intently to catch any .signal that nilirht break through the intcr- feieivcc. He can never afford to relax his vigil. He is the first link in the Coast Guard's far-Hung Search' and Rescue operation, peacetime successor to the war-developed air- sea sea re h. Rescue at sea has always been one of the primary Jcbs of the Ccast Guard. Today, by coordination of planes and ships, it bus becrtne far more effective. To t)ie.!i>t>:i a! !be C^;.~t Oii.uii It is a routine operation. To those caught in a disaster miles from shore it is a matter of lite and death. When the troit'ole signal veiclios that radioman, he instantly alerts Coast, Guard headquarters'in New York. Wort! goes out to radio-! direction finder stations oil along j the coast to pick up the signal; and r.lot it. Ainjornc and ship- borne resale crews stand by. From Maine to the Floiida Keys) and on Coast Guard cullers at; ; sea, a thousand men be^J;! to gather the Information that makes successful rescue i>os.s. ( b!e. II iij:i>' te a shi'.> sinking, a >>h\ne down,' la doctor needed to .sure an in)iir«l' .man's life. But within minutes, ,'hr>i:rs at most, the men ami equipment best able to handle the . i-tnoi'Kei-.jy are on their way. from the nearest Const Guard staliou. , the sJioilest route and the most effective transiiortatlon. This is a typical story of a Search and Rescue operation: r\t 3:30 A.\l. the Juniper, Flu . Coast Guard laciio station picked tip a distress signr.I—a collision at sea. reportedly about SO miles southeast of Miami. Radio Interference was bad and the position was paiblcd. All stations .\vero alerted. l\ station reporter! it thought, one vessel was the Evangelist fit turned out to be the Evangelos). Another station caught n name i thought \vas, Mossid D (it actuull; was Mnr.sidee). Men began'tclc- r.liciiins .shipping lines to find vessels ivlth names like these, might be in Florida coastal waters or nenrby. and to learn if passible their exact location. Radio interference prevented effective director-finder search. Twelve minutes after the first warning, n Coast Guard 1 crash baat was on its way to the first reported scene of ' the collision. At 4:03 Charleston reported the Evrmgclos was abandoning ship, the Marsirice sunk. At 4:55 a second crush boat wns on ils way. Less than half an hour later a PBY was nii'larnc nnd searching. A ship cperator offered the urob- rblc position of the Evungelo.s nl the time of the collision. This was radioed to the searching units. At 11 AM. 7 1-2 hours after the 'Voice of America' Proposed as a Private Project SVASHINGTON. March 27. iUP» —The Stale Department today ask- C[] Congress for authority to transfer operation of its worldwide broadcasting system, the "Voice of America," to a public corporation. The proposal was sent to Con- urci.5 by Acting Secretary of Stale Dean Acheson. Secretary of .Slate Ueartic C. Marshal] approved the plan beiore he departed for the Moscow conference. The corporation would be known as the "International Hroaclensung it. Currently Search and He::;ae is handicapped by a lack ot niiin- IK'A-cr in the vital critical ratings, stripped by demobilization, in tin: rush to get those helicopters to Gander, every man at the air stations involved voluntarily stayed on the Job until file helicopters were packed and ctl. Until the Coast Guard's complement is back to par aain, they will continue to siay on the Job, no matter what tlie hours, in every emergency. That's the way the' Coast Ouarti works. ,t Electors in Dycrsburg To Pass on Bond Issue THUKSUAY, .UAIU'IJ 27, J!)!7 , Tenn., March 27. (UP)— Dycribtirg voters will cast their ballots May M to etc ermine whether the city will issue $850000 in bonds to finance civic improvi- mcnts. Mayor L. O. Hamner announced today. l-'oundatlon of the United States." Rroticlcastlne "Derations still VMM be financed primarily by the i;uv- crnmcnt, nlthoush contributions and Kale Of broadcasting time to i agencies would pay part of the cost. CALL"Z1Q" FOR , UNITED INSURANCE *0w Ouird lnff}tjr Staff ° Blytheville Cabinet Shop 608 No. Highway 61 Now open fur Inisincss. W ( . spcciali/f in IniildiiiK- t-iihinets, l«mls ami li.iek hotlics. We tiike orders for cttlunels to I'il .vour house. We assure you prompt tlelvfi'y. J. H. CRIMM G. W. SWIFT . first distress s'Knal, survivors ;vore of scrviccnieu. In peacetime it located. Before dark, nine men will save thousands of civilians from the Evangetos and- seven ,, 1Ki m , WmK ot ooiiars in casual- frotn the Mirsldee v.erc landed ... .„.„„ ... „., and Iran.-,- ucean airlines, cooperating \vi:l? KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 "The Old Reliable" four Sonrce or I'RTKOI, KUM Dependable Kcrvlct PRODUC'T.S Since the war's end tliree- fourth-i of the Coast Guard Search and Rescue missions have involved ships, the other fourth planes. But across the stormy North Atlantic air nines pilots know that n Coiisl Guard statiun ship is never very far from their course. Tile ivj-ued gel no Kill from Hie Coast Guard, whether the service is Ilyini,' a doctor to a disaster scene, .pulling a grounded vessel off the rocks, or picking ;ip a ship's crew ndriit in lifeboats. Air-Sen Rescue, during tho war. raved the lives of Ihousauc.s RSEL Every. Tuesday a sale is held at Holland Auction Barn, Holland, Missouri. A sole that caters to people from all over the South! More buyers and more sellers week after week. Dealers especially invited . BRING YOUR MERCHANDISE -OR BUY AT YOUR OWN BID More people are coming every week and we expect Tuesday, April 1st to be our greatest week yet. 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