The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1952 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 17, 1952
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Rescue of 33 Ends BadWeatherSpree In California Area BISHOP, Calif. (>P) — A weekend of wild weather In California had 3 fortunntc ending last ntght In the rescue of 33 persons whose mining camp high in the Sierra Nevada was crushed under giant snow slides. Southern California Is cleaning up after a LStorni that dumped ns much ns 4.50 inches of rain. Northern California had a breather but Is braced today lor "a pretty «ood- sized" ne\v sionn. It is expected to hit tomorrow, with more snow and rain. The 33 rescued were workers Eind their families at the U, S. Vanadium Corpor ft lion's tungsten mill— the world's largest- -9,000 feet hltfh In Pine Creek Canyon, 20 miles northwest of hero. Saturday n huge slide poured down from crags above. One end of the mill was caved in. Four homes were partially destroyed. Home Is Hurled The home of mill superintendent Tom Hohne-s was crushed and burled. Mrs. Holmes was knocked out of the house, over nn automobile, under a fence and against a tree 60 feet axvay. Her 15-month-old son was hurled under 18 feet of snow and debris. Workers dug for two hours. They finally found htm nestled between two pet Dachshunds—unharmed. Besides the dogs, he was protected by his play pen nnd a heavy chair. The roaring slide swept away tho kitchen und front room of John Emerson's home. But it left Intact the bedroom where his three sons were sick In bed. Woman Found on Stove Mrs. Gil Simmons WEIS In her kitchen. The avalanche destroyed everything but the kitchen. Rescuers found her perched on the stove. Two other workers were buried for 10 hours before Iming freed. Others caught in the slide's path were bowled over but unharmed. The 33 took refuge in the mill's basement, where the rescue party found them last night. None was seriously injured. They were there for more than a day, praying nnd watching smaller slides bounce down the canyon walls. Third "Major" Storm The season's third "major" storm, after battering the San Francisco area, hit Southern California Saturday. It caused flooding In low- lying sections and families had to be evacuated in several Santa Barbara and Los Angeles County communities. But it wasn't nearly as bad as the big deluge that drove hundreds from their homes last January. In the Los Angeles area high winds felled numerous trees and power poles, caused electrical failures, drove two boats ashore and whipped heavy snow in the mountains into huge drifts, ' Three Lives Lost Three llv es we re lost—one by drowning and two others by caibon monoxide In trucks stalled in deep snow. 1 Yesterday a freak "Twister" struck Snnta Monica, blew dnwn a garage, knocked over chimneys and toppled boats In several small shipyards. Washed out bridges in Ventura County tied up Southern Pacific trains. In the Sierra Nevada six Southern Pacific trains were delayed by heavy snow, but all got through safely. lllghwujs Are Hlnckadcd Virtually all mountain highways were blocked at one time or another. Snow was TC]>m'lcd In much of the northern part of the nation today. Nevprla and parts of Utah— which sh:,n d some of the recent. California weather--got more snow while freezing rain and snow fell In North Dakotrt. Snow Along Highways Wind-whipped snow froze Into a hazardous glaze on highways in central New York, and flurrle.s were reported from the eastern Great Lakes to tho Appalachians. Three persons died In auto crashes on icy roads in the Utlcn. N. Y., area. Cool temperatures prevailed e:ist of the Mississippi HIver, while southerly winds warmed a broad area from northern Texas to the ])!;ilns .states. Temperattiros were near seasonal normals west of (he Rockies. Some representative early morn- Itiy temperatures: New York, 33; Chicago, 29; North PJattc, Neb., 38; Los Angeles, -M; Brownsville, Tex 70 and Miami, 52. Kiwanis Project Receives Award An Americanism program In which the Hlytheviltc Kiwanis Club look part has been awarded a national radio award, Dr. Milton E. Webb, president of the Blytheville club said this morning. The program, a radio scries entitled "It's Fun to Live In America." which was .sponsored by the Blv- thcville Klwnnls Club over station KLCN last year, has been awarded the Radio Honor Award by the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Pa., Dr. Webb said. The program was sponsored on a nation-wide scale by Kiwanis International. The mednl to be presented to Kiwanis International. The radio series consisted of 14 dramatizations of the careers of successful American business, professional and educational leaders. Webb Is Nominated By Alumni Group Dr. Milton E. Webb, Blytheville optometrist, has been proposed for membership on the Executive Board of the National Alntnni Association of the Chicago College of Optometry. It was announced today. Dr. Webb was notified of the proposal Saturday In a letter from Herbert It. Kcllncr, executive secretary of the college. Dr. Webb graduated from the Chicago College of Optomctry in 1940. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open High Low 1:15 May 40C8 4080 4004 4080 July 3863 3987 39G1 3978 Oct 3072 3080 3002 30V8 Hcc 3645 3057 3036 3051 New Orleans Cotton Open High Lou- 1:15 May 40C6 4079 4001 4078 July 33C7 3979 39CO 3977 Oct. ; 3072 3077 3053 3077 We 3050 3IJ52 3034 3050 Soybeans JIlKh I-o-.v Mch 301 301'i 303 May 301 "1 299 203 July 2!)7'i 295 f! l 290 ?1 Scp 252 290'i 291V; New York Stocks A T and T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Slccl Chry.sler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Oen Motors .. Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J. C. Penney Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum .. Studcbnkcr Standnrd of N J .. Texas Corp Scars U 3 Steel Sou Pac 151 1 5? r 47 3 •19 3 71 5 105 1 58 3 52 3 lil 3 19 S 33 1. 67 141 I 26 5-: 38 7-1 18 3-1 58 7-1 53 1-1 39 67 3-i MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1953 _ —- -J A LIFT FOR THE "VOICE"—This captive balloon being readied at Washington, D. C gives a lift to \hc Voice o! America's floating transmitter, the USCG "Courier." The 69x35-foot bag hold- ma 150.000 cubic feet of helium, lifts an anlennae from which programs will be beamed behind the Iron Curtain. 'Enemy' Stabs into Yugoslavia TREVISO. Italy w, At dawn today n mythical agf<rt'.s.s<>r slashed across Yugoslavia ami stabbed into northeast Italy over the classic route of invasion from the East. E.'.ind and air forces of Adin. Robert 13. Carney's Southc'rn European NATO command were hurled into the defense. That started "Operation Lake Garcia"—list full scale Southern Front, land drill against invasion since the Atlantic Puct. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP)—U5DA—HOBS 13.500: fairly j active; weights 180 Ibs up 15 to 25 j higher than Friday's average; llBhter weights 25 to 50 higher; sows stroll? to 25 higher; bulk choice 180-230 Ibs 17.50-05; latter price paid by shippers and butchers mostly for choice Nos. 1 nnd 2 under 220 Ibs; 240-270 Ibs full width of choice tjrade 16.50-17.35; 280-320 Ibs 16.00-25; 150-170 Ibs 18.00-17.50; 120-140 Ibs 13.75-15.50; 100-110 Ibs 12.25-13.25; sows 400 Ibs down 15.25-le.OO; heavier sows 13.5015.00; stags 11.50-13.50; boars 9.0011.50. Cattle 4.000; calves 000; opening slow; few steers and heifers on local and .shipper accounts steady; Kooil to high choice 32.50-35.50; high choice mixed yearlings 33.00—little done on cows; bull steady to 25 lower; utility and commercial 23.50 27.00; vealers steady; bulk good nnd choice 32.00-38.00; shorted prime to 40.00; utility and commercial 15.00-'20.00. First 'Second Century' Studebaker Sold Here First Studebaker passenger car to be sold in Hlytheville from the company's production in Us sccouti century as a Pellicle manufacturer has been delivered to Arkansas- Missouri Power Co., by Chamblin Sales Co. W. I), Chamblin, iilytheville Stu- dcbakcr agent, commented that Chamblin Sales has sold more than 2.100 Stmlebakers since the business was founded in 1944. The Studebiiker brothers began making '.vagons more than 100 years ago in South Bend. Ind. NATO Patients Escape Fire ROCKY MOUNT. N.C. f/P>—AH 48 imtients were evjicimied safely today^ir a fire at the Atlantic Con.SETJ_,Irie hospital heie. (Continued from Page 1) would be a mistake to Eisenhower, a leading entry for the Republican presidential nomination, to return if he doesn't want to. "I think the entire foreign aid program will be injured if politics Ls injectfd." Holland told this reporter. "No matter how brief the vii-it of the general ri»ht now, ur how crueful he v;;>s in his tc-.Ul- motiy, there would be political angles." Expressing* simitar views, Spavk- man said in a sppnrale. intervi-'vr "I'm not iu favor of playing poH what a lovely coat! A lovely fur coat is n joy In own. . .and a trnjicdy 1o lose! Suppose your coat were taken while you were dining in a restaurant—would it lit- hard for you to jji-l another one? Not if you had insurance ii^'insl its loss. j\ "personal property floater" policy protects yon from the loss of such things as clotliim;, .jewelry, watches, money. Gel nil the details on (his important insurance coverage by seeing the friendly people in the Insurance Department of The !'"ai iners Hsinti & Trust Co. . .. Blylhevilie's oldest and largest insurance agency. Come til this week. INSURANCE DEPARTMENT — G. H. RORSON, Manager THE FARMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY The Oldest Bonk in Mississippi County "Time Tried—Panic Tested" Each' Deposit Member Federal Ucsrne Sjilcn POLITICS (Continued from Page 1) Taft. DenfcKi. running as a Massachusetts delegate to the OOP convention, said the Ohio senator is a fighter and 'T think Truman is afraid of him." Taft today began another whirlwind campaign, this one tn Wisconsin. He was scheduled to appear in eight towns today, seven tomorrow. Yoshido Asks Court 'Power' TOKYO (/PI — Prime Minister Shlgeru Yoshlda today asserted it is only right that American troops defending Japan be under the jurisdiction of U.S. military courts and not Japanese tribunals. Yoshicta lashed out at Japanese critics of the U. S.-Japan Security Pact in addressing a conrajticn of his Liberal Party following his reelection as party president. tics on foreign aid." McMahon has insisted that Is not Ills motive. He said testimony by Eisenhower last year for the unified Western anti-Communist forces convinced both Congress and the public of need for the big for-i;;n military aid funds that were oted. All administration spokesmen, tn- •lucling McMahon. concede they sice an even stiffer fight In Con- ress this time for the new uro- ram. FUU-T/ME POWER STEERING Draft to Take 19,000 in May WASHINGTON (AP)_The Defense Department today Issued a May draft call for 19,<KO men—15,000 for the Army and 4,000 for .the Marine Corps. The May call will bring to 913.430 the total number of Americans drafted or called to dutv wilh the Armed Forces since Selective Service was resumed in September. 1950. Baptists Start Pre-Revival 'Preparation 1 Members of First Baptist Church today began a "week o! preparation" for revival meeting to be held March 23 through March 30. Miss Bazel Brannen, Church secretary, announced this morning. Women of the church are to hold seven prayer services each afternoon (his week at 2:30 o'clock and services are to be helit in each section of town at 8 o'clock each evening this week, Miss Brannen said. A visitation program also is to be conducted. The services here are a part of the Mississippi County Simultaneous Revival Crusade being conducted by Baptist Churches in the county, according to Miss Brannen. All Baptist Churches in the county arc to participate In the revival, but dates of services may not coincide. Evangelist at First Bapt!«*. is to be the Rev. A. B. vanArsdalc. pastor of College Avenue Baptist Church in Ft. Worth, Texas. Ralph Churchill of • Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Ft. Worth will be the singer. Special Services Held At Number Nine Church Special services were held at Number Nine Baptist Church last night with the Adult Union in charge. The theme was "Honoring the Ministry of Our Churches." Mrs. .Herbert Julian presided and Mrs. Horace Caldwell, Mrs. Paul Webster, Mrs. Raymond Whittle. Mrs. Ruel Hiitlcy, Mrs. M. L. Hart, and Mrs. Bob Stovall were on the program. The pastor, the Rev. Eugene Shultz. and his wife were presented a dozen red roses by Mrs. Coy Northcutt. USMC Recruits Sought T/Sgt, Herbert C. McBride, of the Jonesboro Marine Corps Recruiting Station, will be in Blytheville City Hall Wednesday to interview applicants for enlistment. I'VE GOT TROUBLE:;?—Alletta Du Pont Bredln, eight months old, is unaware that she's of interest to the Department of Justice, but she is. Allelta, daughter of the former Octavia Mary Du Pont and J. Bruce Bredin of Wilmington, Del., is the youngest of 18G members ot the Du Pont family who are concerned with the cutcomc of a suit filed by the Anti-Trust division of the Department of Justice more than two years ago. The suit charges that the Du Pont family controls live corporations with assets of more than six billion dollars. Truman to Talk With McKinney KEY WEHT, Pla. m _ President Truman and Democratic National Committee Chairman Frank V McKinney meet here this week for talks which may Influence Truman's decision whether to seek reelection. The exact date of the meeting has not been announced. It will be the urst talks the two have had *nce the New Hampshire presidential primary .in which McKinney suggested Truman should he a candidate. The President took a surprise beating at the hands of Tennessee's Sen. Kefauver. How to recover lost ground is expected to be a main topic of the talks. MAT ARE TODAY'S FACTS ABOUT NEW CAR ENGINES AND POWER STEERING? I AST YEAR Chrysler introduced its J new Fire Power V-8 engine, nnd America's first passenger car full-time power steering. Both new ideas "took hold" in a big way^ Today, others are announcing "new engines" and "power steering" . . . but wilh some basic differences worth keeping in mind if you're buying n new car. Kirsl: about "new engines." Ttie fnct is, a really new engine design happens only once in a great while. II did happen in the FirePower V-8. Its 180 h.p. was only incidental to its basic new design. Its key idea is a hemispherical combustion chamber, which makes even non-premium gasoline develop more usable power than other designs can get from premium fuel. Only Chrysler engineering has so far mastered this design. Several cars do have some power increase, in terms of previous designs. The important fact is that FirePower is not a "warmed- over" engine, but brand new in performance, construction, and efficiency. Tn /tower steering, too, there are basic differences. Chrysler nsea hydraulic power, always in effect, to do two things. First, it does 4/5 the steering uork as yon turn the wheel. Second, we've cut the amount of wheel turn needed by over 1/3. Parking or cruising, you get more and easier control than ever before. In sand, snow, or nits, the hydraulic power is always there to keep the front wheels from "steering back" at you. You get the same amount and feel of control all the time . . . full-time ease and full-time safely. Actually, the differences, both in engine performance and in steering safety and ease are impossible to put in words . .' . but just as impossible not to feel (he moment you get into a Chrysler and drive it! Why not see your Chrysler dealer and do that, soon? THE FIJVEST CAR AMERICA HAS YET PRODUCED T.I. SEAY MOTOR CO. • 121 E. Main Street

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