The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 2, 1952
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FAGB TITO BLYTHEVTLLE (AKK.) COURTE* NEWS '1TIBSUAY, f, 1901 Carswell Air Base Is Twisted Wreck - ' ^ As U.S. Aerial Power Is Hit by Storm FT. WORTH, Tex. «t—Carswcll Air Force Base was a twlsltd wreckage today after a windstorm last night look A inultl-mllllon- tioliar swipe at America's long- range aerial striking power. • One three - million - dollar B36 bomber was destroyed, six others received major damage and several others were damaged to nn undetermined extent. Two airmen were slightly Injured. A civilian, Mrs. W. C. Connor, 44. was killed when her automobile was struck by a sign board blown down by the storm. Ten other civilians In the vicinity were re ported hurt. Capt. Burton Wilder, base 'public Information officer, said several buildings suffered "severe darn age" when the winds struck short-j ly before dark. Maj. Gen. Samuel E. Anderson, commanding general of the Eighth Air Force, estimated damage to planes at the base at 25 per cent. Th'e B36, which has been called America's "atom bomb carrier," Is the A'ir force's largest, lonfJrest- ranerlng bomber in service and was designed to carry 10,000 pounds of bombs on a 10,000-mile mission. Also damaged as the 90-milc-pcr- hour v.-lnds struck the vicinity was the plant of Consolidated Vultee Aircratl Corp., which manufactures the huge six-engincd Inter- continental -B36s, Aircraft plant officials said power was disrupted and extensive damage done to. service docks at Wind blew the lail from one of the giant bombers and left It shattered in a ditch. Others were strewn about the ramps and taxl- v.'Iiich the big planes are .serviced, ways of the base. McCarran, Taft, Eisenhower Forces Clash in Nevada Vote RENO '.-PS — McCurran, Eisenhower and Taft influences clash in Nevada's primary election to seEert U. S. House and Senate nominees today. The incumbents, Republican Sun, George Mnlonc and Democratic Jiep. Waller Daring, are considered virtually assured of ronomi- ncttion. Only about 50,000 of Nevada's 93,000 registered voters are expected to ballot since no state offices arc at slako. The veteran Democratic Son PiU McCarw.n is supporting 'Alan Bible, 42, Reno attorney and Inr- mer state attorney genera], for his unrly's senatorial nomination, The other Democratic cutuiitiute is Tom Mechlin;,', 31, n Washington, D. C., news writer until last winter. Ho has blasted at what lie labels Mc- Ca rran's "dictatorial control of Nevada politics." Ma tone's rival on the GOP ticket s Lawrence Eborl, a Winnciniic'cn oil station owner expected to offer only token opposition . Chief Republican contenders for Nevada's lone .seat arc Clifton Young, 30, a Reno attorney who boasts he was one of Gen. DwighL Eisenhower's earliest Boosters for the presidency, »\\A Sam Arentz, 3D, who supported Sen. Robert A. Tafl of Ohio for the presidential nomination. Two other GOP candidates, Owen Woodruff of Boulder City and Silas O. Turner o£ La.s Ve- gas, have done little campaigning. Hn ring's fore for the Democratic nomination is Simon Conwcll, who lias been a candidate for various offices the past decade, but hasn't campaigned actively. THE PAPER BIKINI — Hilda Estevez manages to wear a smile and a paper bathing suit at the same time in Mt&ml, Fla. The suit,' made from paper napkins, carries R message recommending Florida aa a vacation playground. Hilda wore the suit In the water and the messages, as well as the bathing suit, Jell apart. ... (AP Wirephoto). Coal Production To Be Resumed Man Admits Fatal Beating Of Operator FOND DU LAC. WIs. M'j —A 24- ycar-old rnnchinlst has admitted the fatal beating of an attractive telephone operator two weeks ago, police snid. William Gardner said in n Relied statement that he had used nn uloinobile IUR wrench to batter .he lu-a<l of Agnes Jaeger. 24, in the pre-dnwn of AUK. 1G Gardner, icrested the .same day, pleaded Jn- locent to a first degree murder chnryc. In bis statement made public Monday by Sheriff Arnold Sonk, he said, "I will no longer claim I was not responsible lor her death. I caused it," But the statement added: "This wasn't first, degree murder and I can prove It nt my trial." The statement gave no motive for the slaying. Gardner had told authorities earlier lie had picked up Miss Jfttifi'ef find H wirl companion at n tavern and said lie had Riven them a ride home. The companion did not knnw of Miss Jaeger's death until morning. PITTSBURGH (/P) — 'Hie end of another United Mine Workers memorial holiday cleared the way today for resumed production in the nation's con) fields. The 10-rlay memorial period, called by UMW President John L. Lewis to honor victims of mine disasters, ended at midnight, after keeping the union's 475,000 miners out of the pits since Aug. 23. Mast con] nro^ucprr: rrfdicterl operations will be back in full production by lute afternoon. The bulk of the miners were to report on shifts starting between 0 nii<1 7 a.m The holiday cut the nations'- coal pile down about 10 million tons. BATTLEGROUND BIKINI-Thc French soldier at left seems to have adopted the favorite Riviera beach outfit—D Bikini model whipped up out of flour sacks He and a couple of U. S, Second Division pals arc taking a breather after five solid hours of fighting oft an attempted Communist advance in Korea. Reds Protest Again as Allies Tell of New Prisoner Incident New Party Loses Two Top Officers CHAPLIN, Conn. {/Pi—The newly formed Constitution party has lost two top-level officers because, they said, some of its members made statements which sounded anti- Semitic. Mrs. Suzanne Silvercruys Stevenson, chainnnn. announced her resignation and I hat of Co-Chnirmrm Percy L. Greaves Jr. of Chevy-, Mr., at her home here yesterday. MUNSAN, Korea M»> — Communist truce negotiators again today (juickly followed a U. N. announcement nf n prisoner of war incident with a protest. Tt was the third such note in four days—a strong indication that the i Reds closely monitor Allied news I broadcasts during the current re-1 cess in annistice tnlks. The U. N. .said yesterday that 16 captured Reels on Koje Island were injured by guards quelllnt? a demonstration Siilurdny. Another prisoner wn.s foung hanged, an apparent suicide, the U. N. added. Totlny, Gen. Nam II, chief Red negotiator, suitl in a note sent by a staff officer to Maj. Gen. William K. Harrison, senior UN delegate: "On Aug. 30 your side again killed, one and wounded IG of our cap- Another Long Seeks Election n Louisiana NEW ORLEANS <JPt — Another member of Louisiana's Long dyn- sty seeks election to Congress to-, lay fn one of the state's two Democratic runoff primaries. Dr. George S. Long, Pineville dentist and brother of former Gov. :arl Long and the late Sen, Huey '. Long and un/!e of Sen. Russell Long, faces Mayor Carl Close of Alexandria in the 8th Congressional District. In the 1th District, voters decide between T. A. Thompson nf Vltle PLntte, 36. former state budget ofli- cer and John W. Clark, Eunice lumberman, ' Dr. Long, 68, who is also a lawyer and makes a patent medicine as a sideline, is making his third race for the post now held by Rep. A. Leonard Allen, 61. Allen, who defeated Long twice decided nob to seek re-election after serving 16 years in the House. lured personnel. I hereby lodge serious protest with you regardin ''Ms incident. Your «kle must bca the responsibility for all cons quf-nces ansii-.? from your "bnrba OUR butchering of our captured pe snnnel." The truce talks—deadlocked ov prisoner of v:s.r exchange — a scheduled to resume Thursday. The U. N. Prisoner of War Command today stvld a civilian internee at a POW camp on Pongam Island was killed yesterday by a stone hurled nhmtt 7CO feet in a construction blast. Crime Wave Is Expected by Bar NEW YORK {ypj—A unit of the American Bar Association says lend ers of organized crime—cowed temporarily by investigations and prosecution*—are ready to break out in a new rash of racketeering thriough- out the nation. The association's Commission o Organized Crime said in a renor yesterday that there Is only a tern porary lull In organized crime. It is believed that the harp originated from tmiste produced by warriors \vho twanged the strings of their bows. Ruaci Courier News Classified Ads RUPTURED? HHl HKHUtllll.h III I'JI : ltf. OXI.V The DOBBS TRUSS IS DIFFERENT BUUBUE55 GELTLESS—STRAPLESS EXPEFITLY FITTED TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS CITY DRUG CO. 101 F.iist Main Rlytheville MADAME PkESlDENT-Mrs. Floe Ashion, o( Vernal, Utah, is expected to be the new president of the American Legion Auxiliary, following election at the Leqion convention in New York Arraignment Set In Murder Case BALTIMOnE W> — O. Kdward Orammer, 35-year-old New Yorker is scheduled to appear In Central Police Court today for arraignment on charges of beating to death his Sunday school teacher wife. Murder charges were filed against the office manager of a Manhattan metals and mining concern yesterday by Baltimore State's Atty. Anselm Sodaro. The body of 33-year-old Dorothy May Crammer was found early th« morning of Aug. 20 In the car her husband gave her as a wedding anniversary present. Police said her death, set up to<,j appear as an automobile accident,' was actually murder. Sodaro said Grarmner has made a "statement," but the contents of the statement have not tieen revealed. Customer Sells Own Shoes to Man I.ARNED, Kan. (/Pj — An elderly man didn't like any of the slices shown to him in a store here but as he was leaving he noticed those worn by another customer, Chester Crane, He asked Crane to let him try them OIK Crane consented. The result: Crane walked out in a new pair oi*shoes paid for by the elderly man, and the latter walked out in Crane's slightly worn, qom- fortably broken-in slices. FOR IMPROVED KIDNEY FUNCTION Subnormal kidney function was improved, Bladder pain *nd discocn- forr reduced in most observed cases after drink' Jog Mountain Valley Water. Delicious — delivered right to you. UBEKTY CASH tlHOCEElY 501 West Main riiune 4973 MoontainValley -f VKV __ j. ,1 i^. ^ J i Letter Carriers Stopped by Rain NEW YORK IIP) — The National Association of Letter Carriers the mj\Unien who make deliveries in rain, snow or sleeU^postponed their planned Fifth Avenue parade yesterday. Ft was raining. The parade, a part of the AFL union carriers' annual convention, may be held later in the week. Mattress, Automobile, and Furniture UPHOLSTERY Custom made seal covers All work guaranteed Prompt service PHONE 4819 SMITH MATTRESS CO. Blyttievllle Air Base phan Music Studio announces PIANO AND VIOLIN LESSONS will begin WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3 MRS. EDITH STEI'HAN G- S. I\I., London, Engliiiir] 207 North Fifth Street Phone 3491 =W Here is ^ \ truth about We do Nol need to fell you that worms infest many cotton fields (his year worse flian ever tiefore in Mississippi Co.imly and Southeast Missouri. \Ve Do need to caution you nboul the proper trentment — for wrong timing can actually injure your crop by auling U\c spread of the worms. This is how it works: For the first few days after the boll worm hatches II feeds only on the square shucks and terminal leaves. After that it begins lo liorc into the squares and holls. Us natural enemies (which include the lace wing fly nml the big- eyed bug) attempts to destroy the boll worm. To be most successful, treatment must be administered before the worm gels to the bolls — and after it is determined that the worm's natural enemies have failed to hull its nrowilv Otherwise, treatment will destroy the worm's enemies, loo. That is why I'lnnlers V'lying Service insists on inspecting your field before applying the chemical. We have qualified personnel make a thorough, expert field inspection of your crop before advising you when to trcal it — or .whether you should treat it at all. We promise a good job. You should accept nothing less. We invite you to call us without delay. On hand now at our warehouse are ample supplies of all Ihe needed chemicals- WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW About Planters Flying Service Owned and operated exclusively by Capt. Fred L. Steafl- man and I'anl F. Lloyd, Planters Flying Service has no connection with any local chemical dealer. We are distributors for the Cohoma Chemical Co. of Clarksdale, Mississippi and Chapman Chemical Co. of Memphis. BE SAFE-HOT SORRY PLANTERS FLYING SERVICE No. 3 Hangar at Municipal Airport — Phone 3721 AN EXPERT ENTOMOLOGIST MAKES OUR INSPECTIONS The services and advice of one of the South's foremost entomologists, Air. L. C. Murphree, arc available to you through Planters Flying Service. Mr. Mmphree represents the Cohoma Chemical Co. of Clarksdale. Mississippi und has been for the past 7 years entomologist for the State of Mississippi.

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