The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 15, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 15, 1950
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1950 BLYTHEVTI.I.E (ARK.) COtmTER NEWS PACK 4 Crewmen Die As Crippled B-29 Crashes in Field Eight Injured Slightly As Plane Burns Near Ft. Worth, Tex. FORT WORTH, Tex.. Aug. !5 'ah— Four crewmen were killed i^n a crippled B-29 bomber crash erf in a field near here yesterday afternoon, then burst into flames only 200 feet from a cluster of small frame houses. Eight crewmen escaped with minor injuries. The four-cngined bomber, from Barksdale Air Force Base, Slireves port. La., apparently was attempt' Ing to land at Carswell Air Force Base, two miles south of the crash scene. The plane hit ami^ flnmins as it plowed crazily along the ground for almost halt a mile. Three charred bodies were removed from the nose section of the Plane and one from the center section, Tilrcr of Dead Barksdale pieltl said three of (he dead were: Capt. Bernard J. MCKenna, navigator, of Staten Island, N. Y.; First Lt. Michael J .Joyce, navigator, son of Mrs. Catherine Joyce of (924 Massachusetts Ave.) Arlington, Mass; First Lt. Armand S. Trepanier, observer, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Trapanler, of (127 Chestnut St.) Holyoke, Mass. The name of the fourth victim . «'as withheld until next of kin were notified. Those Injured Injured aere: Capt. Robert A. Dibbell, Allen- ttln. Pa., commander-pilot; Capt, l^hard. \v. Swanson, Cleveland, Ohio, observer; First Lt. Leroy L. Ehlenbeck. Milwaukee, Wis., observer; First Lt. Joseph Herbst. Jersey City, N. J., observer; Second Lt. Robert E. Morey, Button, Mass., Co-pilot; Tech, Sgt. James A. Barnes, Greenville, S. c., gunner; Staff Sgt. Edward M. Berkneimer, Bronx, N. Y., radio operator, and Staff Sgt. Harold L. Rces, North Pclham. N. Y.. engineer. Witnesses said something appeared wrong with the ship's landing Bear and the craft apparently went out of control while the pilot was attempting to land. The plane carried no bombs. EDSON (Continued from page *' and yellow Americans of Hawaiian, Japanese or Chinese ancestry are now ftghtlng and dying beside Koreans, to liberate their country. All are in t.he war to preserve Korean freedom'and Independence. But people of Korean birth may not apply for American naturalization. This situation was corrected in sofar as Chinese were concerned, dulng the last war. The Chinese now have an immigration quota of 105 a year. One bill now before Congress would permit naturalization of 100 Koreans a year until such time as Korean Independence is achieved when a regular quota would be established. This bill was introduced by Sen. Claude Pepper of Florida American suppot of the Korean war effort now elves the bill some chance ol passage. Living Krom Hand (o Math-cm;itifs Cost-of-livlne situation today Is described by Bureau of Labor Statistics experts as much more like 1941 than 103D, From June, 1933. to June. 19(1. BLS Consumers' 1'rice Index advanced only six points— from OS to 101. But from June. 1011, to June, 1942, BLS Index rose 12 points (o 110. In other words, country today is faced wllh (ration. During (he last war, prices were successfully rolled back on meat, milk and butler. But nil (lire* of these food products were Ihen .mder government subsidy. There arc no fond subsidies in efted no*', no authority for them, and little chance that any will be enacted, Asking retailers' to roll back their prices would therefore be difficult, unless wholesalers and oricinal farm producers would also accept rollbacks retroactively. prospect of shnrp Increases In all food prices—not a slow, gradual rise as in 1939. This Is main reason why it Is being argl ed that standby price and ration! ig controls are more necessary now "Ho(" Uolls- Price roll-backs be Bernard naruch ni id a Jam ng proposed by ri otjiers oflr-r (rcmcndous problems of odminls- Church Croup Hits Plan for Vatican Envoy GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 15 (/Pi—American members of the ?3x- pcutivp Committee of the International Council of CbrMian Churches expressed 10 President Truman yes- terda ytheir "unalterable" opposl- Angry Longshoremen Slap Ban On Russian Canned Crab Meat NEW YORK, Aug. 15. OT-AFL longshoremen here, angered by the Korean war. have slapped a boycott on $250.000 worth o( Russian canned crab meat. They say it can co back to Russia before they'll unload it from the British liner Parlhta. The Prrthia moves to Boston lo- day. but will probably run Into the lion to appointment of a representative to the Vatican. President Truman said enrller this month that establishment of formal diplomatic relations with the Vatican Is under .study. same boycott there. "You can rest assured we will not move the Russian cargo one Inch." declared Daniel J. Drmovan, vice president of I he International x>iigshoiemeu's Association In Hos- .on. •Hie crar>mrat~ao tons packed In large wooden cases—Is tlic property i of the BiiUsh government. A United Kingdom trade official here said last ntf-tit that Russia Insisted Britain lake It ns part of a trade treaty deal thai swapped British machinery for Russian timber. Al ahout 6S cents a can. 11 wns Ion rich tor Britain's austerity diet, and It was decided to sell It In America. "Why help Russia make money In this country?" asked Frank Ker- 1ns, ILA shop steward here. ' 'Most of the men here are veterans. We'll be fighting Russia aoon." HAIRY VETCH Balboa Rye, Barley and Seed Wheat. For Fall Planting See - . - Blylhcville Soybean Corp. 1800 West Main Hljlhevillo Phone MM ARRESTED BV KBI — Mrs Ethel Grecnglass Rosenberg (above!. 34, was taken into custody by FBI agents In New York City In connection with roundup of Americans accused of aiding leak of atom bomb secrets to Russia, the Justice Department announced. She is the wife of Julius Rosenberg and sister of David Greenglass, botli arrested last month on charges of obtaining highly classified atomic information for the Soviet Union. (AP Wire photo) Conservatives Want Parliament To Convene Soon LONDON. Aug. 15. (/TV-Conservative leaders Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden will present their arguments to Prime Minister Attlee tomorrow for an early recall of Parliament to take up urgent defense problems. A government announcement today setting the date for the conference followed demands by both the Conservatives and Liberal leader Clement Davies fo cut short Commons' summer recess. Attlee already has summoned the law-making body to return Sept. 12. The opposition leader.-; want Parliament to convene within a week or 10 days. The name of menhaden, the fish the Indians used as fertilizer, comes from a native word meaning "fish that enriches the soil." Radio, TV Costs To Rise in '51 STJNBURY, Pa.. Aug. 15. M>) The Westinghouse Corporation's television and radio division will charge more money for some 1951 model television sets and radios. The company, citing sharp rises in-production costs, said eight TV models will cost .sit) to S3I) more and five radio models $1 to 30 more. Prices for TV models with ia',4 and 12-inch tubes will be unchanged as will be 10 radio models. Company spokesman said an across-the-board increase was avoided by analysis of costs in manufacturing each model. NEW ATOM CHlEF-Carleton Shugg, above, has been named • cling general manager of the Atomic Energy Commission. He mcceeds Carroll L. Wilson, who resigned, declaring he lacks "confidence" in Chairman Gordon Dean and accusing other members of the commission of •fceddling" in the management c?the four-billion-dollar atomic • ... program. DO YOUR FEET BURN? In the summertime many people who are on their feet quite a few | hours during the day. sutler with the soles of their feet burning and their arches hurting, and. If they have corns. Oh, My I Try a good rubbing with Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment. You will be amazed at the relief you will get At all drug stores. HAVE YOU TASTED Yellowstone's unique flavor! No other Kentucky Bourbon matches it —softly mellow. . . rich but not lienx'y. Try it for the finest highball you ever tasted. 100 PROOF .1OTTHD IN BOND BY YEllOWSTONE, IMC., IOUISVIUE, KEHTUCIO Chrysler-Plymouth Owners Whether it's just for ocivisionnl servicing, or for ?• major repair., .bring your car home lo your Chrysler Plymouth dealer. He knows your car best. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 131 E. Main Phone 2122 r UNCING \ /' the biggest telephone ^>u*Mtft4 improvement program ever proposed for Arkansas... IF. 1 lERE'S news of inlcrest to every citizen of Arkansas —a proposed telephone improvement program which will total $38 million by the end of 19-53. This would he an even more intensive project than the $35 million construction program the telephone company has done in the five postwar yc;irs. To people throughout the slate, tins Greater Arkansas Telephone Program would mean more jobs, more money in circulation, more business for local merchants. To every customer the company serves, it would mean more and better telephone service. Just one obstacle stands in the way of carrying out this program—the need for telephone rates to produce earnings thai would justify ihe investment of the many millions of dollars the program requires. The company wants to go forward—and it will—just ns soon as it can sec prospects of adequate earnings. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO. Here'f what Greater Arkansas Telephone Program would do for you knprove ood expand service in at! ~77 exchanges rh« company operates and add more \onq distance circuits between them. Bring dial service to all 22 exchanges where customers still turn a crank to get the operator — plus nine olher exchanges where particular need exist*. Speed the coming o4 dial service for ofl rhe remaining manual exchanges. Bring service to 8,000 families now waiting and 3,oOO more who app4y every month. Meet fvlly th* present demand for service from rural areas, adding thousands more rural telephones to tie town and country closer together. Me»t tt>« needs of 15,000 paMy-lin* customers now waiting foe ifsdividuol of two-party lines, Restore tt>e company's "readiness to wrv«" so you can b» assured of HS« service you want . . . wton and where you want ft. . . without unrea«onobl« delay. A GREATER ARKANSAS NEEDS A GREATER ARKANSAS TELEPHONE PROGRAM

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