The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 21, 1950
Page 11
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1950 ULYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN ' for Super-Speed U.S. Cargo Carriers Told lonely Heart Head to Face Court Action By CHABLU MOLONV WASHINGTON, S*f>t. t\. procrun for' buUdln« tuptr-spted cirfo »hip« etpiblc of traveling In combat tones without escort Is under active consideration by federal maritime officiate. Informed sources who cannot be nittff Mid today th* aim 1* to (H cir^P^carriers capable of outspeed- ln| submarines and tut enough lo rlodfi* torpedoes »nd make attacks from the »tr more difficult. Tht fact that » whole group of ships traveling In convoy could be wiped out by a tingle atomic bomb has whetted Interest In turning out cargo vessels speedy enough lo travel unaccompanied. - . A Maritime Administration official said a program for building such ship*-an a substantial scale Is now In the "planning slage," with , attention being given lo special designing for resistance to attack. There were Indications that some officials feel more than 50 should b» built as an openln? move. Helkoptrr ntiintr. An Induitty source said some though is being elven to providing unprecedented defense features — poisiblj'. foi .nstanc" a small hell- copter to operate from the deck. Presumably such a olane could serve as a scout for submarines or even depth-bomb Ihouse which al- The maritime administrator. Vice Admiral Edward L. Cochrane. T r*""rled r^Tki' 1 * h\i e^enc.v's st\ b*caus". of feelinf? that a new tvoc of rargo ship'Is necessary to meet rn^^em vfr conditions. He his discussed the project with Bovernmenl military aiid civilian nf- fii-^k and with shipping induslr. i refllsentatives. Cochrane. a former Navy man ' was said to believe that the care - shins turned oiit by the hundreds ' at the nation's World War II ship ' jrrds are far too slow for many : pi'rnoses, notably combat nse. Presenl-dp.y submarines arc fig• urcd to be caoable of golnc 12 knots • % underwater. Tlie United States and . Russia are generally considered to : :be aiming at producing" subs that can go much faster—and deliver atomic bombs. Ltbertjr Ship* Arc Slow The more thin 1300 Liberty ships from World War, IT which make up the great majority of the carco vesseia itlll iralUble In th«. government's "mothball fl«ts" htve • spwfil of only 10 knots. T)i« war built victory ships are faster—U knots—but there are few- 1 er than 100 left In the mothball fleet: Some 138 have been put back Into service since the Korean fight Canadian Plane On Long Flight EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 21 OT—A Hoyal Canadian Air Foro transport plane is on » 2.150-mili mtrcy fiiglit, to the top of the world It h the longest mercy flight li the history ol Canadian aviation. Object, ol the flight Is, to brin medical assistance to Charles Le roy Havens, an American attached to the Eureka Sound weather station near the North Pole. Havens is suffering from Blood poisoning. The ski-wheel and jnto-equlpped plane took off from Edmonton early yesterday The plnnc put down at Snkcr Lake. Northwest Territories, or refueling nnd lh>n flew to Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories, for an overnight stay. The crew expects lo complete the ourney to Eureka Sound today. MARINES SCOUT ENEMY—A Marine patixl advances cautiously through a ravine, scouting North Korean positions in the Inchon-Seoul area. (Exclusive NE:A-Acme Teiephoto Ly Staff . Correspondent Norman Williams.) ing began June 25. A speed of 24 knots or more Is considered necessary for a vessel to be sent jnconvoyed Into submarine infested waters. Presently, only a i^ alively few passenger vessels are capable of such speeds. The giant British "Queens," the Mary and Elizabeth, which carried U.S -troops without convoy in World Wcu TI. both can make more than 28 knots The, government recently announced it will finish as a troopship what was to have been the biggest and fastest' passenger liner ever built in this country, a 46.000-tonner under construction at Newport, Vs., and unlikely to be completed before 1952. This ship, designed lo go as fast as 28 to 30 knots, u-ill be capable of carrying 12,000 troops—almost a full division-along with a crew of 1.000 and. of course, moving without protection froc convoying warships. 'After You 'After You. I Insist.' POMONA, Calif., Sept. 21. (AP) — An unscheduled performer made an unscheduled appearance at an exhibit, booth on the Los Angeles county fairgrounds last night. The proprietor of a leather goods booth departed when a skunk took over. The fairgrounds fire, department was called but declared the matter out of its jurisdiction When the skunk went 'under the flooring of the booth, the carpentry department was called but declined the honor. A skunk expert, was summoned Irom nearby Chtao to handle the situation. New Strategy For Gas War LKWISTON. Me.. Sept.-Jl. (.TV — Uwiston-Auburn filling station op- crators have given a new twist to gas war techniques. A score or more of "customers" drove into Austin Ellis' Main Sired station yesterday. Each ordered a gallon of gas and paid with $20 bills. Ellij said most of them were rival operators and that he had been lipped they had been coming. So he had the change \eady-all iiv dimes and nickels. With Ellis selling gas at 23 cents a gallon that meant a lot of coins lo count. The result was a 20-mlnule traffic tieup on the main artery between the two cities. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, OP)— Thirteen women, ex-clients of a lonely hearts club, today confront George H. Ashley, former club chief, In court. Ashley, 52, nnd two co-defend ants are charged with bilking the women of $130.000. The first of the 13 women, motherly looking Mrs, Maude N'eal, 65 of Mount Airy. N. C-, testified a a preliminary hearing yeslerdaj thai Ashley threatened to puft\ he off a cliff when she demanded re payment of $17,500 she had Ion him. Mrs. N<?3l said she did nol Joh Ashley's club fcr romance but be cause she was lonely and "wouli lave welcomed pelting acqiminte rlth some • ladies." She lestlfic hat she is on good terms with he iiisbnnd and was ordered lo com west by her physician because of I 1 health. Recalling that Ashley had ridicu ed her clothing, she sMri: "I know I'm ft hillbilly, but some riow It makes you feel pretty chea lo have anyone lell you how ba you look, especially when tuey'\ taken all you have nnd you don have money to buy anything else Fireworks ore displayed in Ho land on the Queen's birthday nlgl: St. Francis Xavier was burled at Goa, Portuguese India. At its peak the Portuguese empire Included territories in Brazil. East and West Africa, Malabar. Ceylon, India, Persia, Indo-Chlna 10 Million s Left by Fels PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 31. (/P)— anuiel S, Fels. Industrialist »nd hilanthiojilst, lett an estate of pproxlinalely *!0.000,000, This was disclosed yesterday with aymcnt of $950,000 In state In lerKance tax. representing a lax f $1,000,000, less five per cent dls ount for payment within three nonths utter death. The Pfrmsyl •anla Inherltnnce tax Is 10 per cent if an estate. Fels. who died June 33 at the RC of 90. was president of Fels- Naptha Soap Co. Under Pels' will, the bulk ol .he estate goes to the Samuel S •'els foundation, which he s«t u| n 1035 (or research In medicine and in povcrnmt'nt. During his lifetime. Fels report cdly gave $40,000.000 to charitable organizations and research found ttons, His Rifts include establishment o the Fels planetarium at Frankllr Institute here and the laborator at AiHIoch College. Yellow Spring. O., lor study of children from pre natal period to adolescence. ikies Are Cloudy Over Most U. S. CHICAGO, Sept. 21. iif 1 )— A faring summer sun was hidden by louds over wide areas al the coun- ly today. Rain fell In runny areas nd cooler weather pushed south- ard over the northern Qrcat Lakes region. Summer officially ends at 9:44 ».tn. Saturday. One wet belt extended from Nebraska nnd South Dakota eastward across the upper Mississippi valley to Lake Michigan. Other showers were reported to the southwest In Missouri nnd Oklahoma and in the upper Ohio valley. Temperatures were on the wmm side from Texas eastward to the south Atlantic states and in the far southwrst. it was cool over parts of the midwest and in th« norlh Atlantic and New England states. FARM LOANS LanfttnM loot Rule Prompt doling Catcs \VigKs Co. RKALTORS ['bone £751 f Hlylchvillt ufhorhcd Mortgage j PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock Guarnnleed Best I Stores WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 STOP! Jet our fi^urr on your plumbing ob, It can be conveniently ftn- need through E'EJA. Ve contract complete Job or will you the flv(ur«s and rough- n material and you cboost TOUT plumber. Jilr work Is given our prompt iltenUon. See or Call Orsburn Supply 1010 W. .Main Hlylheville I'hone 3208 nr Orsburn Plumbing Co. U10 Wnrtl Air. Caruthenvtllc Plume 117!) GLENMORES uniform high quality makes it Kentucky's finest MAYtt THAT'S WH1 etfNMOXf HAS • ( MAOf MOXf KENTUCKY SOURBOM THAU AH* OTHtR 9ISTIUSKV MORE AND MORE ASK FOR 'G'. EN MO RE The Spirit of Old Kentucky J OlENMOM DISTILLERIES COMPANY • LOU1SVIUE, KENTUCKY KIDS FIRST SHOWI&C OF THE 1951 AIRFLYTES -rfr ll T i* llir new 19."i! It.iinMcr Convertible Scilan. Like the HnpLT-sinnrt Hnmhk'r Station Vr'jtroi), tins Airllylc pou-crlioiiBf gol.* ci|i [(j.MO iinlea :i gallon al ,, avernf-r hjglnv;iy speed. The World's Most Modern Cars! FREE MOVIES Saturday Morning 9:30 In honor of National Kidi Day, Saturday, Biytheville Klwanis Club and the management of three of Blytheville's theaters haye cooperated to make this a special day for you. If you're 12 yean of age or younger, you are invited to come to the free movies at the Mox, Gem or Savoy Theater . . . and you'll also get free comic books there. Central & Lange school children are to attend the MOX—Sudbury and Yarbro pupils, the GEM—and Negro children, the SAVOY. Bring your buddies and come on. Nash—firsl to design and'build automobiles' on .modem aviation princijilcs—is proud lo present sixteen llinlungiiev J95L Airflylcs—ibe world's most modern cars. Visit your nearest Nash dealer. Von will deliberately des.igned to lie free from body-boll rattles. You will see pi'icc- ; less exclusive developments thai bring you completely new safely, riding .comfort, performance and economy. . You will see the extra values thai have earned ISash a postwar sales giiin five times as great as ihe average of lli'c industry! licfore you decide, take an Airflylc ride—in llie world's most modern car. NO OTHER CAR OFFERS YOU THESE PRICELESS BENEFITS * Airliner Recllnlna Sent if World's Sasl Aerodynamic Design * Twin t«d> * Weath«r Eye Conditioned Atr System -k Most Usable Luggage Space *• Alrflyte Construction * Most Comfortable Ride You Ever Tried * 20 Different Interior Color Combination! Don't Forget! Saturday, Sept. 23 9:30 AM The Kiwanis Club offers its sincere lhanks (o the management of the Gem, Mox and Savoy Theaters and the Aa-c.- ,.-.••.;; News Co. for their excellent cooperation in honoring National Kids Day. KIWANIS CLUB The Worlds Most"Modern Cars ?- THE AVBASSADOU T Hf STATESMAN THf BAM81ER — WAWmWAfV No,e arailable irilh Il\itra-Mulir Drirt! * Here,!« ilie neweil ami finest Statesman; the hip. rnnniv car lhal gor3 more, than 25 rnilrs lo 2 gallon al avrragelngh- \s av spcc'l. It's nfv in a rrrxlynamic beauty— nf u m interiorrefintmen \x. WORLD'S ONIY CARS DESIGNED AND BUILT ON AVIATION PRINCIPLES Ir rvrry Nash you get the brnefils o[ AirilyIr; {Irinslruclinn— hoily-antl-framc. arc MTlricd into our single, cloLilil^-ri^iil unit that H lastingly free of rauUs ami pfjncaks. (iii'**n yon a ^loadirr, ^moothrri aafer ride. Slays new^ycurs longer. 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