The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 29, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVtLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWg SATURDAY, MARCH 29, Stranger Drops Out of Sky, Snoozes, Then Drops Out of Town in Weather Balloon 6TBATPORD, Wis. VP)—A reticent itranger dropped out of the •fcy, took ft enoose at a local hotel •nd then dropped out of town. He left behind an open parachute with unidentified Instruments attached, yards of plastic material taken to be a deflated balloon, and scores of gaping townfolk. The blossoming mystery was nipped in the hud last niiiht when »n official of General .Mills, Inc., flt Minneapolis identified the sky traveler as one oi the firm's weather researchers on a busman's holiday. Charles Moore, In charge of balloon work for the Aeronautical Division of General Mills, said the employee—Nick Green—had taken an unauthorized Jaunt in a weather balloon on his day oil. What made local townsfolk scratch their heads was that the visitor wouldn't tnlk to any one except Undershcriff Myron Mueller. And neither Mueller nor hta father, Sheriff Carl Mueller would pass along the. information. Myron Mueller, called to the farm of Einmett Colvln because a parachute was hanging from a power wire, said he found the man who had been seen leaving the area, asleep In a hotel room here. He said the mnn, who admitted the 'chute was his, gave his name as Nick Green. Mueller said his father, the Sheriff, had telephoned Minnedpllis, The silent stranger Jell town by bus In the afternoon. Moore saltl a man would be sent trom Minneapolis — about 200 miles west of here—to pick up the parachute. Instruments and plastic material which the sheriff's department put away for safe keeping. Moore described the weather balloon as 26 feet in diameter and filled with licllum and snld It carried orthodox iiwtrumcnts for weather observation a!oft. Tie said the balloon was incapable of going higher than 5,000 feet. Moore said cables usually are attached to the balloons when men are sent aloft to make observations but that free fllghte by parachute-equipped observers, of was Green, have been made. General Mills I* engaged in cosmic ray researcn wont for the Navy. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Stocki A T and T 154 3-4 Anier Tobacco .... Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum .. Studebater Standard o( N J Texas Corp Bears U S Steel Son Pac Soybeans May July 6ep. Nov. Read Courier News Classified AcSs Obituary Accusers Tha ungry priests of Jerusnlum fly at Jeaus with lashing tongues and accusing fingers — Imt He stands silent. It's a dramatic moment from the K aster story us se*n through the eyes of a Judean lad — "A Boy at Calvary" Beginning Monday in the Courier News TOMMY'S NINTH? - n u th , Webb, nbove, may become Tommy Mnnvilie's ninth wife, the graying nsbcstos fortune heir nnnauncecl in New York. He olso Admitted that his present wife, the former Georgia nna Campbell, would have to gel n divorce before IIG con marry ngnitt. MnnviMc Is 57 years old and the singer givGh her nge as "well into the 30 r s/ Effie Lancaster Dies; Rites Today Services for Mrs. Effic chnpmnn LnncnJitcr, former Yarbro resident who tiled In Memphis ypslevd veto conducted at 3:30 p.m. today in Uofob Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev, T. J. Rlchnrd.sot]. Burfnl was in dmv/oid Cemetery with National Funeral Home of Memphis In charge. Horn in Blythevillc, Mrs. Lnncas- .cr had been residing in Memphis for tlio past 10 years. She was 3C. She is survived by her husband, . C. Ijincastcr of Memphis; a son, Rolx;rt Chapman ijEincn.ster, nnrt a daughter. Lou Ellen, also of Memphis; her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. K. W. Chnpmtm of Ynvbro; and two •Osiers, Mrs. EHic MHlhorn and Miss Edna Penrl Chapman, both of Ynr- bro. Pallbearers were Bo McRac, Clon- Ui.s Rnlley, G. T. Gracy. Lowel! Tlurnham. Aubrey Chapman a n c Herbert Mulling, Arkansas Ntws fir/eft— Another Town Added to List Hit by Storm By The Associated Pres« SEARCY — Another town has been added to the list of communities shattered by last Friday's tornadoes. Reports were received last night that Hillcmann, a Woodruff County farming community, of some 251) persons, apparently was hit on March 21st by the same twister which darted In and around llw Cotton Plant area, , 'J'wo per sons reported ly were killed at HHlemann and 30 injured. Dead were Mr. and Mrs, James Harris. The Red Cross had not been Informed of the destruction at the town anrt did not carry the names on its casualty list. The agency's list of tornado victims stands at 111. Apparently the Harris* names and the name of 70-year-old II. C. From an of Judsonia still have not been added to the Red Cross list. WAR Seaman Is Slain MALVERN — Thomas Edward Lemfng, a 19-year-old apprentice seaman, was killed in an apparently unprovoked shooting near here yesterday, Lcminff, who wa.s on leave after completing "boot" training at San Diego, wa.s shot to death as he entered the home of an aunt, Mrs, J. ii. Piyor, officers reported. Ixmnlc Hodges, 44, COILS in of looming anil son of Mrs. Prycr, was arrested. Tax Totals Listed LITTLE ROCK—Revenue Commissioner Carl F. Parker says March tax collections totalled $7,200,411—a $0130,000 increase over March. 1951. souVces of revenue were: gasoline tax, $2,025,405; .sales tax. $2,150.012; income tn\, 5785.411; beer tax. $146,828; liquor tax, $210,115, and racing fees, $015,153, Negro Deaths Henry Andrews Services for Henry Andrews, G6. will be conducted »t 2 p.m. tomorrow in Morning Star Baptist Church by Rev. yam my Parker. BurJnl will be In the Burton Sjiur Cctnetcvy v/llh CftsUw Funeral Home in charge. He riled Thursday night In the Hlylhcvillc Ho.spllnl. He is .survived by two brothers and one sister. (Continued from Page 1) to the Soviet cluirges as "incredulous horror." India's press would like to see an impartial Investigation, "preferably by the International Red Cross.'' Some followers of Mohandas Gandhi, however, arc inclined to (five the Chinese Reels the benefit of the doubt imtU nn inquiry is made. Said one such disciple to a Western rnipslioner: "Afler you dropped the atom __ j bomb on Japan, I'm nfrVd the ' Asians would not be surprised at anything you would do." Indonesia's press, concerned with K cabinet crisis, 1ms paid nlmosf no attention to the Com mimlsL charges. Government officials privately are skeptical of the accusations but say the Chinese should "prove what they say Is true" by admitting un IntcrnnUonal Stofe/iouse to Re-Open TATTLE ROCK—Dr, D. D McEJricn of Arkndelphift says Arkansas' Old Slntehtnise in downtown Little Hock will be re-opened to the public May 1st, Richard Horton Services for Richard I lor ton, 70, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday iti Ca.slon l ; 'um;ral Home Chapel by Rev. J. J. Johnson. Burial win be in the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. He died nt his home on Freeman Street Thursday, Surviving nrc his wife. Avon I lor (on, seven daughters ami five a o n,s. investigating committee. Responsible observers of public oplmim/fcel, however, that the con- slant--.Red reiterations of the chaises has aroused "widespread doubts" among many Indonesians who usually lend to be suspicious of Western sincerity. 5 Crewmen 'Ball Out' TOKYO |7P>—Five crewmen bailed out of a burning B-29 Superior cti route to n InrgeL In North Korcn Frklav night. The Air Force reported three of the crew were still missing today . Bold Experiment' Hit LITTLE HOCK — A Mi.ssour educator declared last night thn the proposed "bold experiment' In Arkansas teneher training coult bfl P. "(Inngovous oxpcriuicut." John TJ. Dmcken, supertntcn dent of schools at Clayton, Mo, niUU'Owed thp finnl session of the two-dny ArkunsHs Education As soeiation convent ion. Adklns Is Chosen LITTLE HOCK—Gov. MrMatt has nnmed Former Gov. Home Tvr Aclktns U> head the* fi\'e-mai Disaster Pelief and Rehabillta linn rommitteo. Arikins is stnt Employment Security Admlnis trator. HEADS NEW Cr.L'B — A. A. Adams (al)ove), principal of Keiser High School, has been elected president of the newly-organized Kiwanis Club In Keiser. The new club, which has 23 charter members, was sponsored by the Osccola Kiv.'ani.s Club. Other officers are Henry P. Mills, vice president, and Joe Hilliard, secretary. Directors are Dr. J. T. Polk. S. W. Ccckerham, Max Parker, V. J. Ashley, Eddie Julsey, Charles Ford and Louis Willbanks. The club meets each Wedvie"Al:\y at 0:15 p.m. at KeLser High School. J Missourians Held for Looting In Storm Area CARUTHER6VILLE, Mo.—Eight Senathj Mo., youths, ranging In age torn 18 to 22, ore being held in the i'emlscot County jail here (or questioning concerning looting in a storm area. Pemiscot County Sheriff E. F. •iaxton identified the youths as Kurene Poole, Charles Kelly, David McFarland, Wayne Dcights, Prank- In Delehts. Verticil Morgan, Jeif Goodman and Preston Goodrich. Tlie youths were rounded up by Pemlscot and Dunklin County police after they were alleged to have looted property around Steele that was wrecked in last Friday's tornado. Police said that goods stolen fron the storm area ranged from automobile tires to geese. Some of t h e stolen property has been recovered. Date for a preliminary hearing for the youths has not been set. •lornersville Man Hurt in Accident An attendant at Blytheville Hostal reported this morning tbat . 0. Danielson of Hornersville, o., is being treated there for Juries suffered yesterday In a rmlng accident near Horners- lle. However, the hospital said it new nothing of the details of the ceident. Dr. H. C. Sims, who Is treating le injured man. said that he is offering from severe chest inju- es. He said he understood Mr. >anielson was run over by a piece f equipment being pulled by ractor. Relatives of Mr. Daniel- could not be reached this lorning. HIGHWAY (Continued from Page 1) of an additional 22 million dollars of construction. The commission decided to make retroactive to Feb. 10 previously approved .salary increases. The boosts will be J3',i per cent up to n maximum of $25 monthly for all employes whose salaries are not fixed by the Lc-gi.sature or who are not receiving up to the .salary ceilings set by the legislature. 1 OS-Year-Old Negro Woman Dies Here Services for Prances Harris, 105 believed to be Blythevllle's oldes resident, will be conducted at 1:3C p.m. tomorrow in the New Bethe Church by Rev. W. M. Mitchell pastor. Burial will be in the Sandy Ridgi Cemetery with West Memphis Pun ral Home In charge. She died Monday at her home 01 iouth Elm Street. Surviving ore a daughter. Virginia s'esby. of Blythevillc; one sister, Es ie Johnson of Courtland, Ala., am nc brother, Dave Sanders of Mar on. RED "VEEP"-Elena Trety- kova, above, holds the important position of vice president of the Supreme Soviet (Parliament) o( the Russian republic. Three Stranded Yanks Ride Island of Ice WASHINGTON (,T-> — Thr Americans rode n floating Ice Island on top of tho world today wlille nine others, stranded In a thrust at the North Pole, awaited re.* rue. MfiJ. Gen. William D. Old. commander of the Alaska Air Corn- maud, reported to the Pentagon that nn Air Fcrcc C47 landed successfully March 19 on an ice island floating between 60 and 101) m;\ps oU the NoHVt Pole. We Buy POULTRY And Soil BABY CHICKS Joe Cole— Fred Fought 400 Kasl Main The vitamin-packer! liver U one af the most important parts of th Jiark. Quiz, much-used word In radi and TV. traces back to Dublin nbou 791. SATURDAY "MAN FROM SONORA" Johnny Mack lirown. Serial & Comcdv Duck Yield f PORT ELGIN, N.B. (/>') — Wh« the snowdiitu disappear l«ll» Turner, eighth grade student, hopu to find the source of the gold nuj- gets one of his ducta picked up recently. The nuggets were found while dressing the duck for the table. Leslie fegures fViere may b* more where they came from. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATURDAY 'MASSACRE RIVER" Guy Madison Rory Callioim SAT. OWL SHOW "FOLSOM PRISON" Sieve Cochran David Brian •••^^•MIIM"""*"™ NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. ( Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 SATURDAY "LAW & ORDER" Buster Crabbe SAT. OWL SHOW "CONVICTED" Hroderiek Crawford Glenn Ford SUN.-JION.-TUES. "DOUBLE DYNAMITE" . Jane Russell, Groueho Marx & Frank Sinatra SUN.-JION. 'MA & PA KETTLE AT THE COUNTY FAIR' Mai jorie Main 1'ercv Kilbride TUESDAY "LET'S MAKE IT LEGAL" CUiuriefie Colbert — OSCEOUk = = SUNDAY & MONDAY Cont. Showing from 2 p.m. Sunday SAT. M1DNITB SHOW Starts 10:.|5 "THE THREAT 7 ' Michael O'Slicn Virginia Grey SUNDAY & MONDAY TEN TALL MEN' in Technicolor Kurt Lancaster ,)oi\v Lawrence YOUR FAVORITE FAMILY BACK AGAIN with -, ALL /NEW FUN; ¥ajjorieMAIM Percy KIIBRIDE LORI NELSON IftMES BEST ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phnne Cash & Carry Week-End Special! $OOO Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. i :00 p.m. The FLOWER SHOP HEATER and see this beautiful monument SUNDAY MONDAY Also Cartoon And Sir GallihaJ Serial A Grcsvt Couixtry for MARRYINCj! 200 liusband-hungry girls, seeking a futur* — firRet- ting » paJt — braving uniold d^ngcn I M-G-M presents WESTWARD WOMEN ROBERTTAYLOR DENISE DARCEL CM PICTURE £&S * It's the one featured in The Saturday Hvcning Post nncl also in Good Housekeeping, Farm Journal, Geographic, Country and Extension. You'll find this and a wide variety of oilier Rock of Ages monuments and markers at our display. ^r\f\ ri\. All arc plainly priced and f |\IJ1 1C \ backed by a signed and ' Qt I bonded guarantee. There's \ ^>_p^ / no obligation in consulting x.'iMI ^f with us aboutyour selection. ^^ZZZx^ Jno. C. McHaney & Sons LATE SHOW! STARTS 11:30! Plus CARTOON "Pirates of the High Seas" Serial. Your Monument Men Phone BLYTH RE-OPENING SUNDAY! Open 6:30 — Show Starts At Dusk Adults: 50c — Children Under 12: Free Sunday and Monday First Showing In Blyrheville ADVENTURE BLAZES ACROSS THE BURNING SANDS! Plus: 2 Cartoons & Novelty R««| Bring The Family Out Early _ The Kiddies Will I.ov« Our Fre« Playground FREE PONY RIDESI 2 SHOWS EVERY NIGHT! RAIN OR SHINE

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