The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1952 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 22, 1952
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLY-niEVlLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW! SATURDAY, MARCH ». \ . . Ripping across Blythcvllle Irom west to cast, last night'* wlnd- •torm made the small apartments (top left) In Pride Addition one of Its first stops . . . . . I la sloim If It Lexus I irjucr Sfore (ton, ugbti 02 South '1st Stictt nothing but i as it pierced tts wdv acr0 ss t)« D,uid Acres Sub-Division , . , A section of the wall of the second floor and the roof of the large front porch of Mrs. Duftal Nelson's rooming house (left) 310 West Walnut, were blown away by the storm ... Doth the back nlll | S [de porches of the Carl Marshall home rlsht, i,, the 100 block on West Dougan street were blown away by the torrmdic winds Sections of the porches were deposited m the laun of a home located ucross the street . . . Although the town of Manila escaped with minor storm damage, this dance hall (Mow, left) at the western levee of Bi» Lake was demolished except for one (my corner. Wreckage was slre°vn all along the levee bank- ... - . . Although a few walls were loft standing, the tomadic winds Infhcted heavy damage on the V. L. Fumlerbcrk home cbelow, center) near Cooler ... Y ... Before moving on to rip bell amplifiers from the roof of the First Christian Church, last nl^hf., winrfs tore a gaping hole h, trie rool of tne house (below, right) just west of the church, it is the residence of Mrs. O. L. Moore ... This truck (bottom row, left) was overturned and piled into the debris of a fallen tree by the fierce winds in the hardest-hu section of the city on West Rose Street near Moore Brothers Store . . . Alma* completely flattened was the rool on the residence of Dr. Floyd Webb, (bottom row, center) 910 W est Ash . . .This car (bottom row, right) apparently was tossed about with the rest of (he wreckage in which Calbert Caslnw,, died near cooler The line ucross tack of auto -apparently waa burnc d into the paint by « lalllng electrical wire ... ' 4*' ' '\ > ' ^ *}•'*, % i> / •< •»- -' ^"->f't4 r; iV "• *r. «>'~ CV,» •{*?• (f • %>/;:.,?,,,< -- ....Jif'^J X_"* ?< ^^>-si > -X ' »»,J>- , -,« toj/«J<»«4%JA4.V >, l' » . SifeA .^'\-. :v>- . ^fe-w^l. t .fi!5&S..l> - ^r~^l M^\V-'J ,?4 \ v»"if *£" %^ * J> •% i " .' ^^^JiJfl •X A» l * STOKM (Continued from Pago 1) ed to most areas before morning." he said. The noodway lines in the west end of the county are still and some other lines arc , C (. uin , T service only intermittently, bul full service Is expected to be restored by nightfall, be -.aid The power company suffered J TB ™ S< ; SU °'"" Ihe north end of Mississippi county and the southeast portion of Pemiscol Corntv from Caruthcrsvillc to the state line, Arft-Mo officials said. 600 Phones Out Here The telephone company suffered a total break in \ mf ' d^,. circuits lo nil points except Men). phis and lost 600 Hlythevillo Phones. W. W. Mitchell, wire chief, said this morning. Service Is expected to be restored this afternoon, he said. "-V cnbles to (he west end o! jv;!!a were severed by now- er wires and the storm itself, Mr Mitchell said. The company' had 125 wires and about eight poie^ down. Extra crews from West Mem- pbis, Jooesboro, irxl Paragould have been sent In to assist here. City employees worked during the continuing storm lo clear trees and debris from streets. Kircim-n Answer 4 Alarms Amid all the contusion nnri roar of tost night's tornado, Blytheville's volunteer tin-men, aside from their yocracn work m assisting other city crews, pov/cr company linemen and telephone company linemen in clrr-nn!! dc-hris from the street, an- suTml law lire nlanns. However, only or.r of the alarms "w;is th? aoiiml lliin^*." a member "i th? department said this moru- iiiR A b.ou^- near Federal Compress No. 2 w.-.s destroyed by fire dii.'-inir the o.-iri.v p.irt of the storm. Naincs of the occupants were not One of the- alarms was a "false" one to the Mox Theatre, turned in lirj in UK- vicinity of the theatre who saw .= n;oXe and thought the theatre was afire. However a check revealed that the rmckc was corn- in? from the chimney of a nearby house. An overhwitert oil stove at 536 N'ortlurvt Parkway was the cmise of the uthcr alarm. Hospital Spuce OfTercd Miivnr D.\n Bloclcctt said this luoinin^ ihc City of liiytheville hns offered hospital nuthorittes here and In Southeast Missouri the KO- ond floor of the City Hall as an* emergency hospital 11 It Is needed. The ofter was made lost nWit Mayor Blotlgett said, but so far the extra hospital space has not teen needed. The second floor of the City Hall Is occupied by the Blythe- j ville Y. Ihe Farmers Home Administration, the Draft Board and Army and Navy Recruiting offices. Mayor Blodgctt also said that the ;City OfTercd to furnish extra cots ;and bedding to hospitals in Caruth- Icrsville and Haytl. I $1,000,000 Fire Hits Alaskan City WRANGELI,. Alaska If, - A wind-fed fire wiped out luore than h.ilf of VVrali^etJ's business section early today, deslroyins 20 triune butlrtings and a residence perched on pilings alonfr the town's main street. Loss was estimated by Fire Chief William D, Grant as close to SI.000,000. If the almasphere did not rotate I wilh the earth there would be a ! • »>nstant westerly wind of 795 miles j I an hour »t W d«grc*4 "GETTING IN THE SCRAP"—The last trip over the high-iron begins al Cleveland Ohio for 11 Erie HaHronri locomotives, which will eventually be in the Korean ".scrap" alter tl.ev havoT ,n reduced lo scrap. They wilt contribute to Ihe m.imiructute of steel sufficient to fabric-ite 500 i-hi tanks, such as those standing beside the iion horses. Donalion of the locomolivcs featured observinre of BauroAd Scrap Day. Commodity And Stock Markets— Soybeans Mch 300 May 297 July 293 SeP 286 Livestock A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Ccla ........ Oen FJettnc Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney ...... Republic Steel Radio POiMii.v Vacuum .. Kuidelwker Standard 01 N J .. Texas Corp Negro^Deaths George Tburman Services for George Tliurman, o2. who dies Tuesday night at his home in Jomer. will be conducted tomorrow at Union Hill Baptist Church by Rev. A. Oliver, pastor. Burial will bo in Gitmore Cerr^ Flora Freeman 4 299!:, eler - v wilh Caslon Funeral Honie" 206?i' m cll! "- r ?o. He is survived by his ^ 292 vvilc - Atl>! « Belle Thurman: two 4 285'i sons ' (Vl "ie and t.eRoy: a daughter, Airlen Thurman: one brother and two sisters. 154 58 1-2 47 3-8 503-8 in- 1'ji ServleC!! for Flora Freeman, 45. Ito J-4,who died at her home in I.uxora 53 1-4 i Thursday, will be conducted at 2 53 1-2 p.m. tomorrow at Pilgrim Rest 63 1-4 Baptist Church by Rev. Harvey 19 1-4 j Preston, pastor. 33 1-4 ' Burial will be in Osceola Ceme- 681-4,tery with Cnslon Funeral in 41 1-4 j charge, she Is survived by two 27 1-2) sisters. Mnndv Dean and Elsie 33 5-81 jonr-s. 37 l-8i ^ 76 7-8 The United States has R prod' j lion capacity of approximately I niiuoa k*» tt «U*i » T*I.

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