The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 12, 1950
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1950 Powerful Atlantic Blow Whistles Out to Sea Off New England Coast BLYTJTEVTLLE (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS ayyn Kl ^(pf topple BOSTON, Sept. 12. (/T,— A )wwer-» fill Atlantic hurricane whistled out to sea early today after brushing the New England coast with winds "P «> TO miles an hour. The blow smashed small boats J iioorings, endangered coastal Ing, snapped power lines and ed trees before it, turned seaward 80 mites east of Nantucket Island, off the Massachusetts coast. Mountainous seas battered beaches, smashing seawalls in some sections. Property damage, however, was not extensive. One fishing vessel was reported In trouble off the Massachusetts coast and another made port at Proviiicetown after sending out a distress call. The 07-foot fishing vessel Muriel _M. Russell of New Bedford, carrying about a dozen men, reported she was fighting terrifice seas 12 miles south, southeast of Pollock Rip Lightship. Coast Guard Alerted She radioed thut something had caught her propeller. Two Coast Guard craft—the Legarc of New Bedford a nd the Hornbeam of Woods Hole _ headed for her position. A Quonset, R. I., based Coast Cuard plane also was alerted. Earlier the Boston fishing dragger Eugenie J. radioed she was having trouble 25 miles southeast of the tip of cape Cod. She reported later, however, that she had decked at Provincetoivn. The Boston weather bureau said the storm—still holding 100-mile winds In its center—would move no closer to land and probably would pass Canada's maritime pro- Tfic district forecaster reported gales up to TO miles an hour hit Naulucket at the height of the blow. The maritime provinces, he said, probably would get the same force winds. High winds stripped valuable apple orchards in some sections. A number of Massachusetts communities were in darkness during the night due to power failures. Massachusetts and Rhode Island state troopers set up all-night hurricane patrols. They directed the evacuation of a few people from unprotected beach sections. ----„-- -u.^..,,, a>v*l£ OG* 1 \Jl I. city streets. As a 'result, police, •-emen and ambulances are Approximately 266.000 persons are employed In the transit industry in the United States. EVE-FILLER - Firsi day of kindergarten in West Berlin brought a giant "schultutt"—a cone-shaped container, filled witbv j~,-;: e s nnd presents—to this Berlin moppet. The tradition of the "schultute," presented by parents to the beginning scholar, was revived for the first time since World War II. (NEA- Acme photo by Start Correspondent Joe Schuppe.) BLYTHEV1LLE5 ONLY ALL WHITt THEATRE. Open Week Days fi:45 Show Starts "7:00 Saturdays & Sundays i -.00 Tuesday & Wednesday DOUBLE FEATURE ng troubl* speeding through traf- The ban on their sirens, effective .esterday. was Imposed by civilian defense officials, who ordered sirens used only as an air raid alert. Police radio patrolmen reported they were slowed down In answering emergency calls. The head of the hospital department's ambulance service said ambulances needed some kind of noise gadget to help them buck traffic. And the use of bells «ai being onsldered. Fire trucks already have, bells, lut one officer complained: "You almost have U> stop for isht now. Drivers • hear our bell for maybe a half block ahead. A siren Is heard from two to 'three blocks. A siren commands respect. Bells don't mean anything to the public." Couple Took King, Queen Titles Seriously LOS ANOELES. Sept. 12. W>_A divorce seeking husband says his wife, elected "queen" of a lodge in fun, look her association with 'he lodge "king" too seriously. The husband, Maurice N. Meyenberg, 43, aircraft engineer, sued Mrs. Marcella Q. Meyenberg, 37, and named Theodore A. Baker. 45. aeronautical engineer, as the lodge "king." The complaint said Mrs. Meyen- erg and Baker were elected to their royal posts in the Santa Monica lodge last March, began issociating secretly Bn d then ipendfng riighUi together. The complaint added that the affair disturbed other lodge members so luch that they declared the/office _f "king" and "queen" vacant Sept. I. Meyenberg said Baker's wife. Muriel, 38, also has sued for divorce. NYC No Longer Hearing Sirens NEW YORK, Sept. 12, (/Tj-Sirens 10 longer scream along New York Marriage No Aid To WAF Members SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 1J (fit— Marriage, no longer is >n escape for women from the Air Fttrce. WAFS at Lackland Air Force bas« were told this today. Marrlnge pre vlously had been an automat! means of discharge. The directive also voids a previous rilling .under.,which WAFS could be : discharged after serving 18 months In the Women's Air Force following graduation from a technical school or other formal service training. Talk Cheap in fnergy NEW YORK, (/pj—The powtr of the spoken word is pretty slight, in on« .sense. If New York's 8,000,000 people were all to speak at one time, the total power they would generate with the energy of their talking would be jusl enough to light a 60- Five Officers Miss Prisoner MORRISTOWN. N.J., Sept. 1J. If) —Five red-deed officers of lh« Inw would appreciate reports of the K'hcrcatituu of an escaped prisoner handcuffed to an uprooted tree. Wnlbrldge Vanderhoof, 25, charged with biirslnry anrt larceny, was laken tram the county Jail here i-csierday to point out the location of a still. Sheriff Arnold Ladrl, two officers of ihe state alcohllc beverage com- mlssloi, nnd the police chiefs of Rockaway and Randolph lownshlps accompanied the prisoner to Boonton Township. There he pointed out a barn, and said It contained a still and possibly some stolen loot. nut lie feared lo go liulde, he said, because members of his Jor- i'iei aang might be In tbe barn, ready to ambush him. So th- five peace officers handcuffed Vamieihool to a small tret, and stealthily entered (he harn. They Itiur.d nothing Inside. When they came out. Vanderhoof was KUIP. So were the handcuffs and the tree. GET OUTTA TOWN!—Thii is the heading of a leaflet addressed to Ihe people ol 10 North Korean cities by headquarters of the U. S. f'ar East Command. Printed in blue and red, the big letters insitie the bojnb burst say, "Act quickly! Move away from militarv targets." The.text then warns lhal while UN fortes wish lo avoid harming civilians, its plan« will destroy military targets. Truman Is Gratified By Care Wounded GIs Are Getting in Korea ASKING-TON. Sept. 1J. (AP) — President Truman was described yesterday, after a visit to the Army's Walter Reed ' Hospital, *s "gratified v the excellent care" given American troops wounded in Korea. Mr. Truman drove out to Waller Reed arotnid a a.m. EST Sunday for a personal conference with Maj. Gen. Paul H. Btreit, commandant of the hospital. It- was so early, Presidential Secretary Charles O. Ross said, that Mr. Truman did not visit any of the approximately 200 American beys wounded In the Korean fighting. Search for Miners Continued by Scots NEW CUMNOCK. Scotland, Sept. 12. (/Pj—Miners still sought traces of 13 entombed men in the Knock- sntnnoch mine today but officials <ld they had abandoned hope the ilssing men were alive. One hundred and sixteen miners, trapped on the 720-foot level In the cave-In last Thursday, were rescued Saturday and Sunday. Searchers reported they found no trace of the other 13 except tools appar ently dropped as they fled an ava lanche of mud and coal which blocked off the main shaft." Bolivia Passes Amnesty Bill LA PAZ. Bolivia. Sept. 1J. — Month* of agitation has won congressional authorization for amnesties to Bolivia's political prisoners and persons, at home and abroad, wanted for political offenses. Congress passed the necessary legislation, demanded by opposition parties, last night. Student demonstrations- in support of the amnesty bill culminated In rioting last Friday in which student snipers killed a national polic« guard and a young boy. Tokyo Area TOKYO, Sept. II. (*•}—Tokyo will not be affected by a typhoon which will cross western Honshu Island Wednesday. U. 8. weather observers said today. The forecast Indicated the typhoon will skirt the eastern const of Kyushu Island, cross western Honshu and dissipate Into the M» of Japan on Thusrdfty. watt lamp. Prof. Arthur R. Lnufer of the University of Missouri writes in the magazine "Physic* Today. SKYLINE L - - - Y/tea&f. ^——^ ? /' G«t Up A Party . . . ToniU Is Bargain Nite. Show Starts 7:15 2 of th« Most Talked of Pictures of Our Tim* TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY ;35&-v, HENRY FONDA JANtDMMu, JOHNCARMMf' CMARUY ORAPEW1N Always a Color Cartoon DIAL 3391 TEXACO H|ATING FUELS ».k«»en: Hfnry ,, o . e . Farm Group to Meet LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 1J. f/p)_ Members of th« Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation commodity com- mitteei »r« to meet her» tomor- iw. ' The committees, representing the leading commodities grown by Arkann: farmers, act ai advisory group* to the state farm bureau board of directors. FITf One baby In )< In the United Stales Is lost at or soon after birth. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. , Th. 58 SOMETHING VERY OLD For the bride seeking something distinctly different, Parisian Je«n Palou desisted this medieval headdress. The unique cowl swathes the throat and hair in while net adorned with satin leaves. Free Tow Job Scares Skippers 10-Story Fall Hot Strioui for Tuesday "Destination Big House" with Roh Rockwell Wednesday & Thursday "Mother Didn't Tell Me" Don McGuirc say, scared them to death of'Brier Island, MS. Skippers nf the 110-foot Cherokee and the 80-foot Evsoue told A strange story of how their vessels were towed helplessly last Wednesday night by an underwater object they could not see. Wns It a submarine? Probably, say skippers Arthur W. nnd Thomas J 3rd tin, They told a newsman it might have been a Russian sub but, added that their surmise was based only on their understanding that no American subs we're In the area and that Canada has none. Could It have been « clinic? No, the skippers say. because whales can not stay submersed for such long periods. The tow rides followed each ofht-r. The Ev/one whs lower] an hour and a half, the Cherokee about 25 minutes. Both craft hurt their sterns dragged beneath the water by n terrific haul. They were freed when their cables snapped from whatever SHOW STARTS 7:30 P.M. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Double Feature Program FIRST SHOWING IN BLYTHEVILLE Forbidden Adventure A Gigantic Jungle Production PLU 10VA»U, lAi. CIMT-IOVIH* KXU THAT 1VW »TOU TOW HIAtT AWATI Abm Fr«« Playground for th« Kiddies Children 11 and Under Admitted Free doll. The little sin plunted out tt a snnll ventilating window In «tn Dig Stuyvesant Town houstni 9n- lect. landing on thf. ITIM Next day at tht hoaptUI afc* wanted in go home. The doctors, who eeuM fhM nothing wron* with her, ktpi h«r the rest of the time for The first Amertan nt«r« In rteit England IK believed to htvt Imn an Indian taken there by Sir Ktehard Grenvllle from Roanoke Wand N.C., In IMS. RITZ THEATRE Ark. l-asl. Time* Today "Sunset Boulevard" with Gloria Swansea and Wtll'iam Holdn News and Shorts Wednesday A Thursday "Operation Hayliff Rill William* £ Ann RntherfoH News * Short* Announcing the Establishment of THE LION OIL FUND which will award COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS for Prize-Winning Essays Ll ° n °" Company, with a slnc*r* d*s«r* to furth.r *• progresi of ttt* South and th« __ homo folki who llv« h»r«, has ••tabllth.d th* Lion Oil Scholanhlp Fund to broaden th« educational opportvnJti*. of crvk-mJnded Southern youth... Our Future Leader*. SIX ONI-YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS ONE THREE-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP Here is an exceptional opportunity for South*-" youth. Lion Oil Company will award scholarship* and cash as prizes in a series of six essay contests open lo high school students in the Southern area* shown l>clow. If a high school student's essay wins first place in ,»ny of the six monthly contests, the student wim a one-year scholarship (cash value $1,000.00) to any accredited college or university o{ his choice. Second prize each month is .f 100 cash, and third prize is $30 cash. In addition, ihe winner of each of ihe six monthly contests is automatically entered in competition for the Grand'Prize of an additional three-year scholarship (cash value ?3,000.00). Thus, the sludetil who wins the Grand Prize will win scholarships (or all four yean ol college . , . .scholarships worth 5-1,000.00. A high school student simply writes an essay in 500 words or less, gels the essay approved and signed by one of his or her teachers, ana sends it lo: LiON OIL SCHOLARSHIP FUND, Lion Oil Company, El Dorado, Arkansas. The subject for Ihe first contest is: "Why I Like to Live in the South" The first contest starts n«u, and closes October 15, 1950. Entries must be postmarked before midnight of tlie closing date. The subject for each of th« other five essay contests will be announced prior to each contest. * * * THE RULES ARE SO SIMPLE... THI OPPORTUNITIES SO GREAT! For a free copy of the Official Rules and full detail* of these contests, ask your teacher or high school principal ... or write to the Lion Oil Scholarship F»nd. Every high school sludcnl, boy or girl, in the ninlh, ith, eleventh or twelfth grade in any public, AlAIAMA: Colbert, Cutknm, Franklin, Laudcr- dale, Lawrence, Limestone, Marion, Morgan, Winston S ARKANSAS: An CounKet WNTUCXY: Christian, Hopkins, Todd MISSISSIPPI: Alcorn, Att.ila, flcnlmi, Bolivar, Cnl- hoim, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choclaw, Clay, Coahoma, De Soto, Forrest, Grenada, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Itawamba, Kcmpcr, Lafayette, Leake, Lee, LcHore, Lowndes, Madison, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Ncshoba, Newton, Noxubce, Oklibbcha, Panola, Perry, Pontotoc, Prcntiss, Quilman, Kankin, Scolt, Sharkcy, Stone, Sunflower, Tallahalchie, Tatc, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Washington, Webster, Winston, Yalobusha, Yawx> MISSOURh Dunklin, McDonald, Stone, Taney TENNESSEE: Bcnton, Cannon, Carroll, Chester, Cheatlinm, Coffee, Crockett, Davidson, Deratur, Ditkson, Dyer, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson. Hardc- man, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Hickrnan, Houston, Humphreys, Uudcrdale, Madison, Montgomery, Moore, Obion, Robertson. Rutherford, Shelby, Stewart, Sumncr, Tiploti, \\caklcy, Williamson, Wilson TEXAS: Bowie TEACHERS WIN, TOO Tile teacher who approve* a first or second plM» winner in any monthly contest wins $100 cash, or » third place winner, ,$50 cash. An additional |3(X» cash will go lo the teacher who approved th« Craml Fri/e winner. JUDGING Essays will be judged fort (J) Interest and originality (2) Excellence and clarity of presentation (3) Neatness Judges will be educational leaders selected from various Southern universities and colleges. T/ii5 is Lion Oil Company's way oj faying, "We believe in the South ,.. ore proud of its sons and daughters . . . are eager to contribute toward a better Juture for all." private or parochial school in any one of Ihe t me counties, in whjch Lion petroleum products ara •old at Ihe sign of the Lion, it eligible lo enteci LIOH OIL "HOAfff FOLKS TJon Oil Company is parl-and-p.irccl of Ihe South ... Vow Good Neighbor. For instance. Lion Oil: — Emfthyi mrr i,MO pmrms in ihe Smith — Has *n annual payroll over llt.OQO.OOt Lion Oil produces fuels and lubricants to spin the wheels of Southern Industry . . . and chemical fertilizers (o step up agricultural production of Southern farms. Thai's why w« say we're "home folks!" LION OIL COMPANY II »OKAOO AKKANSAt

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