The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1952 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, MARCH IS, 1952 15 Airmen Die as Two B-29YMeet Pilots Flying 'Blind' Training Route in Texas SAN ANTONIO. Tex. W)—Two B-29 Superfortresses whose pilots couldn't see where they were going while flying on instruments collided and carried 15 crewmen to their deaths In the hills of South Texas yesterday. One bomber plunged to earth »nd shattered, scattering fragments and bodies over a five-mile area. The other glided down several miles away, exploded and burned. The planes were on training flights from Randolph Air Force Base here. They were being flown mechanically and the pilot's cabins were blacked out. according to Lt. Bill Adams, public Information officer at the base. Seven On One Plane One plane carried seven men and the other eight, the Air Force ba«e said. The shattered plane crashed un a hilltop on the Gus Krause ranch The other glided down near a small landing strip on the ranch of J. w. Heard, San Antonto oil man. D. C. McDonald, superintendent . of a ranch, said he saw the planes flying in formation. He gave this account: "Suddenly one creased over and • pparently clipped the tail section from the other plane. One plane went down and the other kept on flying on a level keel, with good altitude as if undamaged. . No One Jumped No one jumped. The plane came In low over a windmill on the Heard ranch, just barely missing it. Suddenly the left wing dipped and went into the ground. The right wing cut off a huge tree. The llewA of I/our Cily Behind the Blackboard Bj BLTH UCC (School Cormpondent) "The world would collapse If man ceased to work, and the universe would disintegrate i( God were to cease to work." the Rev. w. J. Fitzhugh. priest In charge of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church here told members of the BHS student body yesterday morning. Stressing the dignity of work, the minister warned the high school youngsters of the trend in American society toward patastic tendencies. "We have lots of parasites in our country." he explained, defining "parasites" as a segment of society which feels "the world owes it something." The Rev. Mr. Fitzmigh emphasized the need for the individual's finding Ihe proper vocation for himself, adding that "we are most happy when we linvc found our true vocation." Speaking specifically to the young audience, he deciared that "any time a generation does not work, it becomes weak." Concluding his assembly address, the speaker said that "unless we work, we do not deserve a place in God's household." Blyiheville Hlsjh School was host Tuesday ami Wednesday to three educators from the Arkansas Stale Department of Education who were in Blytheville for tile purpcse of making an evaluative study of the guidance services of BHS. They were Mr. Hugh H. Lovett, state supervisor, Occupational Information and Guidance Services: Mr. Charles Morehead. counselor- trainer, Arkansas Polytechnic Col- plane plowed several hundred feet and the four motors were found on a hilltop several hundred feet away." A special Investigating board was reported flying to Randolph from San Bernardino, Caitf. Jack Nolen, who lives nearby, reported finding a paper-back book with most of its pages burned away but with the title Intact. It read: "I Want a Big Funeral." ON THEi BEAD— Prelty JuaniU Phillips, Port Norm, NJ., sophomore, draws a bead on her target during practice, is the onl, woman on the Tennessee rifle team. (NBA) Put New Life Into Your Clothes! Wake up the looks of your wardrobe with quality rlry cleaning. Colors are refreshed . . . original lines restored. Your clothes will look like new for Spring. Our experts use gentle but efficient solvents in cleaning, and do a fine pressing job too. We pick up and deliver, fail us BLYTHEVILLE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 lege. Russellville; and Mr. O. E. McKnight, counselor-trainer. Henderson State College, Arkadelphia. A third one-act play has been selected by Miss Luna B. Wilhelm to be presented as a part of the senior memorial plays April 3 and A mjciery-comedy-draina by Robert Brone, "The Spider," will include in its cast the following high school seniors: Juanita Overman, AUene Wlmherly. Rosemary Monoghan, Donna Sue Gore, Melba Hill. Jane Wilson .Mary Ann Henry, and Bobby Orsborne. Rehearsals for the three one-act- ers are being held each afternoon after school. Seven senior high school girls have been named candidates for BHS' most important honor—that of senior queen. They are Betsy Bell, Carrie Sue Haynes. Barbara Johnson Martha Nichols. Jean Shelton. Sally Trieschmann, and Ncrma Jean West. The queen will be crowned by senior class president, Larry Bnker. on the nights of the senior memorial plays. Clear Lake School E Mr. Thurman Green, principal of Clear Lake School, has announced the names of 45 children who comprise the honor rcll for the first six weeks of the second semester. By rades, the list follows: First—O. C. Dlxson, Frank Franklin. B. Ij. Hampton. Leon Jackson, Robert Knight, Jeanett Gammon. Jerlean Gammon. Edith Lester, Georgia A. Meicrclf, Margaret Allen. Thurman E. King. Second—Sylvester Dixson, Bennie Goodman. Robert Holt, Jlmmie Lee Jones, Eddie Moore, Robert Ray, Bobby Gene Franklin, Evelyne Fuller, Lillie Mae Goodman Lillie Bell Jackson, Florence Thompson. Third—Jerry Bennett. Eddie L. Elliott, Marshall Quyton, Bcrnice Allen, Johnnie M. Broadwater, Hattie Lee Hampton, Madllne Harvey Fourth—Richard Allen, Robert L Broadwater, Jimmle L. Elliott, Ivory Newburn, Emrmi L. Ray. Fifth—Tommie Broadwater. Herman Hampton. Snmmie Jones Edna M. Ford, Lula M. Gray, Lena Harvey, Carrie M. Ray, Shirley A Thompson. Sixth—J. W. Broadwater. Seventh—Esmer Broadwater. A kite-making project is now underway In all grades at Clear Lake School. Prizes will be given for the smallest and the largest kites. News from Sudburj Miss Betty Black's fifth grade had a play recently with Norma Jean True. Mary Evelyn Knapn, Billy Hlnson. Billy Garner. Boliby Westbrook. Jerry Rouns.-ivall. and Dewayne Miller in the principal This group of children has chosen the following new club officers- Marie Kelly, president; Wayne Lovelace, vice-president- Billy Garner, secretary; Joyce Halford. audience reading chairman' Alice Lindquist, book report chairman- Clara LOU Gilbow, program chairman. The fifth and sixlh graders saw several films this week—"Discovering Fraction.'!," "Communication" "New England's Early Settlers,'' and States of the Par West." The fifth grade group in Mrs E F. Pry's room Is "happy" about the purchase of two new bookcases and 23 new books. The Sudbury PTA recently bought two new record plays for the school also. The first floor children will use one and the fourth filth, and sixth grades the other one. This same group is beginning a study of trees, taking 25 of trie most common trees in Oils community. They plan to conclude by planting some trees on Arbor Day ammg the month of April New club officers in this room for the current six weeks are Mike Calfee. president, Jerry Hargett, vice- president, Harvey Flowers secretary, and Phillip Farmer, treasurer. Archbishop Is Dead BOLOGNA, ii»]y ur, _ ai mannl Battista Cardinal Nasalli-Rocca dl Cornellano, archbishop of Bologna died here of a heart ailment today He was 79. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONITE "G. !. JANE" Jean Porter • Tom Neal FRIDAY "GOODBYE MY FANCY" Joan Crawford, Frank Love joy, Robert Young SATURDAY 'GUN RUNNER' with Jimmy yVakely & Cannonball Taylor LAST TIMES TONITE 'LORNA DO ONE' in Technicolor Barbara Hale Richard Greene FRIDAY & SATURDAY 'Deputy Marshall' Jon Hall « Dick Foran Also Serial & Comedy Eighth—R. D, Broadwater. Lord Ismay Becomes Civilian 'Eisenhower' in NATO Post LONDON. Wj—Lord Ismay career-soldier and pug-rosed buddy of Prime Minister Churchill, took on today the tough Job of Ixnng NATO's civilian Eisenhower. He accepted the civilian command — secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization —after a string of other statesmen had turned It down. The 64-year-old general, quitting as Britain's secretary of state for commonwealth relations, will stnrt *-ork alongside Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower next month at Paris liead- nunrters. Eisenhower will retain full control over the military. Ismay will supervise the political and financial workings of Ihe alliance. Lord rsmay left the Churchill government on'y ader prodding from the Prime Minister and NATO deputies, who held a four-hour council session In London Wednesday. The secretary generalship was refused by at least three other top diplomats—Sir Oliver Pranks. British ambassador to the United States; Canadian Foreign Secretary Lester B. Pearson and Dutch Foreign Minister D. U. Stlkker. Several others had been approached, but their names were not announced. Lord Ismay, a bushy-browed, square-jawed military figure of the old school, was with Churchill on ......... DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4d2\ Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. ........... -- ....... ....... f Thursday & Friday! Double Feature? ON PIER 13 »F*ITHFUL!...UIU«HED!...UNftSHAHEt)! , . ~.fl.. inuy ici» Edgar Kennedy Comedy & Cartoon the January trip to Washington and al the wartime conferences at Casablanca. Cairo, Moscow, Tchnui and Yalta as Churchill's personal chlef- of-stafl. Jurist Named First President of Burma RANGOON, Burma I.PJ _ A distinguished 64-year-old jurist became Burma's first president today. HP 1.5 former uuprp/nc Court Justice IJa U. He was elected at a Joint session of the House of Nationalities nnri House of Deputies that make up the Parliament tor the Union of Umma. ARE YOU A SAFE DRIVER? To be n. safe driver, you have to kiiou* lm\v fasl you're going. That menus an arcunife .spr^Inmrler. Let us clirck yours. \Ve give 1- l>ay service on spccilntnclrr rc- p:ilr for ull m n k e s cars ami truths, T. i. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chryslfr-Pljmtmtli Doler 121 E. Main Phone 2122 PAGE NINE The threads of a spider's web are really cables made up of many fibers endi or which may be only one-seventy five thousandth of an inch In diameter. Read Courier New* Classified Ada. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 LAST TIMES TONITE "Meet Me After the Show" Betty Grahle MacDonald Carey FRIDAY 'King Solomon's Mines" Stewart Granger SATURDAY "IN EARLY ARIZONA" Wild Bill Elliott of extra charge Flower Seeds with 6 bottle carton of AT YOUR DEALER'S! NOTHING TO MAIL! Here's a special Dr. Pepper offer just in time for spring planting! \Vhilc your dealer's supply lasts, you take home a regular 15? packet of Vaughan's prize-winning Mower seeds, free with every 6-bottle carton of Dr. Pepper. You will find four varieties of seeds to choose from—marigolds, p.innias, petunias, and asters. Of course, ihis special good-will offer can be made for a limited time only—so get your special "flower Seed" cartons of Dr. Pepper right away! NO OTHER DRINK PICKS YOU UP LIKE DR. PEPPER In the bustle of spring activities, remember you always get "a lift for life" with sparkling, delicious Dr. Pepper! Picks you up when you're low, lifts your energy within 2 to 8 minutes. Put a canon on ice today, and get your flower seeds, too! CHOIC£ OF 4 VAUGHAN'S 15c RETAIL V.MUEI

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