The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 21, 1950
Page 5
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Season's First Hurricane Over Al 100 M.P.H., Big Wind Whistles By N«w England BOSTON, Aug. 31. Wv — New England breathed a sigrh of relief "May as the season's first major hurricane passed some 120 miles off • U^ccast. Wmormat high tiles and gale wlndgwllli gusts up to &5 miles an iiour vere reported tn Nsntucket •nd Cape Cod in southeastern Massachusetts as the storm skirted the coast and roared out' into the north Atlantic. The Weather Bureau said that the hurricane was expected to pass Canada's maritime provinces about 10 a.m. The provinces battened 00*11 but It was doubtful If the storm would strike on land. The Weather Bureau said !n advisory that the hurricane still was "dangerous with winds up to 100 m.p.h. near the center." It advised all shipping from Nova Scotia to southern Newfoundland to avoid the storm. Ship Report* In New England, the Nantucket lightship, southeast of Nantucket Island, was the closest to the hurricane area. The lightship radioed It was Impossible to tell how far away the storm was. but. reported 65 mtle an hour winds, "mountainous seas" and zero visibility. The coast fuiard credited advance warnings with preventing the loss ot ships along the Atlantic Coast. One merchant vessel, the sa Edison Mariner, rode out the center of the hurricane in a 100-mile an hour wind south of Block Island R.r. A 7.427-ton freighter, the Russell •«Jones. was damaged by 40-foot *aves, and was reported heading for Jacksonville, Fla. Little damage was caused by strong winds which struck southern New England. Small craft owners kept their boats in harbors. The Navy either "tied down" or evacuated planes at Quonsct Point and Squantilm Naval Air Bases. As the storm neared New ^.- l«nd, eight persons were marooned by high tides while fishing from rocks off Warren's Point In Rhode Island. Two lifeguards and stale police were summoned. The lifeguards swam 200 yards through heavy seas and set up lines so the eight could get ashore. EDSON Continued from Page t increased lieyond present plans. tactical air support Bill have to b« uppsd proportionately. Air Defense to bt Strengthened For .the time beini;,^tactical air S ^er can be sacrificed somewhat build up air defense. That la «n Increase of perhaps 75 per cent is planned In interceptor plane*. Their mission will be to shoot down enemy bombers and protect national defense and strategic production centers: The incn>p-» >i «rx>rt planes Kid troop carriers will greatly multiply load capacity. The important factor ii that the newer transports can carry greater tonnage and fly farther and farter than the DC-3's which wer« the wort horses of the last war. There has been much fantastic talk «i»ut the idea of having enough transport planes available to fly two or three divisions of troops to block off any outbreak, anywh*r« In the world. It ia an impossible task. In spte of the Berlin ftlrltft accomplishments. There Is today no plane big tnough to carry • heavy tank. Light tanks, ym. But not heavies. Time and supply factors m also Import- »nl. It took nine days to fly two group* of B-»'s to Korea last ^•<h, from the time they were I can save you money on your tires Don't Throw Away Slick Tires A good quality recap will •dd thousands ot miles of service to.your slick fir*s. Drive in and ask the men who know how. All work unconditionally guaranteed. Auto, Truck & Tractor Tirei BLYTHEVILLE Used Parts Co. Orned A Opeflvted By Blylht«llle Motor Co 314 No. Broadway Ph. 2340 altrted to tlmt of urivil. And it ii aklng 100 planes to support these two groups and supply them. Some of them had to be borrowed from private airline*. There ar* today only about 1000 JiMTIIEVlLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS big transports In the whole United States. The Nunstagmluts of Alaska, now nearly extinct, were exceptionally tall (or Eskimos. Jobs in New York on Hike NEW YORK, Aug. 21. <fl>j—Jobs more t| llui 1 M ,000 since the stnrt ;,,,.!, K° rca " »'»'•• the state department of labor snys. Some persons hnve been for direct work, the »*»t reported mtwdaJTbut -nisi tnrt de- Iretl ni- lost .have been absorbed by civilian concerns -'ockplllng goods against In 8 lUtUr*. » -j Claims for Jobless pay dropped from 415,500 on June 5 to 312000 on Aug. C. That brought Ilie num- total since November. 1948. The southernmost point of Africa « Cape Agulhas. says the National Geographic Society, NOT the Cape of Good Hone. CHpi seawor cause board, riiri . MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 1950 UncomCorUblt Travel Clipiier ships, though fast tnt " " " were uncomfortable '*«. Girls' Hew SCHOOL DRESSES of fiR* 80-Square Prints Comparable to 1.98 Dresses l-P to Ihe minute hl K h atylr., lull till tor tomtort •trnr,» «tu,Jj- Mann wiilr dalnly llllrhtnjr. print. 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