The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 8, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1930 BLYTnEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cave-In Warning Stuns Mine Town ,° / 7 /IT7Vem ? f - - - -if j 0 jt s Jown in South Missouri PAGK THRKB Tunnels Leave Business Sector On Hollow Shell ^ICIIER, Okla., Feb. S. (AP) _ Warning thai the heart of Its busing district Li 1" danger of a cave- iias stunned this lead and zinc m\ning center, Mayor T. D. Wooa and the council have taken under advi.soment a suggestion by tlie Eaglc-Piciier Mining and Smelting Co. that the four-block area be roped off "to protect the general public." Eagle-l'icher, owner of the property located over nine tunnels abandoned 10 years ago, yesterday gave 200 residents 30 days to move. A dozen businesses, Including the first state banfc and a hotel, were left to their own devices .The company merely advises that they transfer activities to safer ground. .Mining operations since 1915 have left Picher atop a hollow earthen shell, honeycombed by chambers where .supports are showing signs of stress, Etigle-Picher engineers say Two weakened pillars in particular, located directly beneath the affected square .may cause the ground to collapse "today, tomorrow, next week or not in the next 25 yeais, the company explained. Mayor Wood appointed a commit tec of four men yesterday to inspect Die underground supports along with Eagle-Picher engineers. The connmttcemen told tlie council "the ground is hazardous" but refused to say whether it \va.s safe or unsafe. Picher. with a population of 5,000. Li located in the northeast cor- l^.of the slate, 106 miles from Rape Conviction Draws Life for Cotton Picker LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 8 (H*>— Cotton picker Ocie Potter must go to prison for life for raiting an eight-year-old North Little nock school eirl. A PulnEki Circuit jury deliberated 49 minutes before convicting him nnd recommending the sentence yesterday. The attack on the little girl occurred after she was lured from a theater last October. With the Courts Chancery: Orvil Thompson vs. B e r ni c e IIOUNU ANT) Kit I END MAK15 Ul 1 —David Chavez, three yeaf"-old grandson of Sheriff Frank Hunt (right), is shown as he makes friends with "Buck," the sheriff's bloodhound. In Sinton, Tex., after he bit the dog on the tail. David has 21 stiteheS in his bandaged head because Buck bit him back. Sheriff Hunt holds the hound to make certain there is no recurrence of the biting Incident. (AP Wirepholo). Thompson, shit for divorce. Ann Powell, et al, vs. Basil L. Burns, petition seeking injunction to prohibit defendant from calling plaintiff. Bobby Dan Blodgett, n minor, njtetion''to change name to Robert tVniel Blodgett, original name, but changed to Bobby Dan inadvertently on birth certificate. P. A. Owen, Jr. vs. Carlene Owen, suit for divorce. Japanese Seeking Reds' Dumped Gold TOKYO —OPj_ 'A salvage company is undertaking to find the huge hoard of gold that an old fisherman Insists he suw tile Russians dump into the sea back in 1805.-The story of-the fisherman," Katsujiro Matsuo. is that one day off sascbo, southern japan; he saw a Russian ship which had been surrendered in the final days of the Russo-Japanese war. As it was preparing to enter Sasebo harbur, hO'Says. he saw sailors throw over the side 16 cases of gold ingots. As a round guess, Japanese say 'such a quantity should be worth 5140,000.000. Matsuo fished vainly for the many years. In 1932, prompted by I his insistence, the Japanese navy nade an unsuccessful try for it. Vow (he Nippon Shinkni industrial ompany, a salvage outfit, has tak- ?n up the hunt. _ MOVIE BRIDE - Screen star Wizabcth Taylor makes a beautiful bride, but not for keeps. Her 'I do" will be for the movie cameras in the forthcoming film "Father of Iho Bride." ""Srtinj irril«tion Dry Eaema Simple Rash Chafing Chapping Small Burns quieMy relieved with tooihiny oily OIHTMEIOT 4* Child Dies under Car CAMBEN/Ark:, Feb. 8. (AP) — A motorist drove his automobile awaj from its parking place near Cullen- (iale yesterday without knowing that a child had been playing im- rienicath it and had bpr,ome en- tnnglcd in a spring, Thrcc-ycar-olc Johii William Barker was dragged to his death. The driver was freed of blame. Boy Quizzed about Blast PRESCOTT, ArK., Feb. 8—<^j— 15-ycar-olii boy is bciug que.stionej in a Bluff City school room explosion which resulted in the death of a teacher, Mrs. Maggie Afeador, 66. wa: burned fntaHy when she tried tc light a gas stove in the school Monday. One of Florida's represent a live fn the Hall of Fanie is Dr. John Gorrte, Ice machine inventor. HADACDL GKEWFOK cm KIDDIES IT PAYS you To Keep Vonr Shots In G60D REPAIR- H-fll_T€RS fluuy SHOC SHO suffering from B Vitamins and Mineral Deficiencies Most mothers don't realize thlsl When your child won't eat, Is pale, sickly, puny, backward fit school, nervous,hasancaslly upset stomach — it's often because he's suffering from such nutritional deficiencies. Ki:tdies need two to three times more of these disease-fighting-, health-building elements than adults. So start your children on at once. ir.iDACOf. Is almostamlracle- working nutritional treatment for kiddies troubled like this. ', helps build strong spines, muscles, sound teeth. H Improves the appetite, aids digestion and relieves upsctstomachs. IIAPACOI, even helps build up red blood to course through their little bodies, bringing unbelievable new strength and energy. Watch school marks Improvel Jv'o matter wliac you've tried— give IIAD.VCOI, a chance to help Hour kiddies. Trial size only J1.25 a bottle. Lnrex' fanuly or hos- Auto Elder Dies n Ford Hospital DETROIT, Feb. 8. (AP)- Death cmoral another of the automobile idustry's elders today. Lynn McNaughlon, an executie f the original Cadillac Motor Car 'o., died in Henry Ford Hospital t tlie age of 68. He had been HI or some time. In llie early days of the auto In- iustry McNaughton was one of the ainiliar names. He rase from H lerk's Job in the Cadillac organiza- :on to executie status. Uncle Sam Will Buy More Eggs WASHINGTON, Feb. 8—<rt*>—The government announced today it will continue to buy eggs although It already has nrauud $100.000,000 worth and doesn't know what to do with them. The Agriculture Department said t will continue through March lo iupport egg prices so producers will be guaranteed nn average of 20 cents a dozen on the farm. ThiF also means the government wil continue to pay (lie producers of dried eggs nrauud 9B cent.'i a pound for their product,. Murder Charge Filed Against Benton Mother BENON, Feb, 8. (AP)—Mrs. NIICJ Reasons, 25, has been charged with degree murder in the shooilng of her husband. J, P. Reasons, 26, n logger, was shot to death as he sat at the breakfast table in the couple's home Monday. Mrs. Reasons is the mother of three children. LEBANON, Mo.. Feb 8. (AP) — An earth shock Jolted this south central Missouri city for more than 10 .Tconds early today. The tremor, occurring about 5:35 a m., awakened persons in all parts of the city, shook beds and furniture und set light fixtures to swing- illl! Police ' ivcro flooded with calls. The disturbance was reported as !<ii- invay as five miles outside the city. AH of the patients at the Wallace l'a,pital \vere awakened, and some dashed out into the halls Residents reported the shot-k felt liktf the vibrations accompanying n lUMiy rumble of thunder. They estimated it lasted from 10 to 15 seconds. To Get Airport Aid WASHINGTON, Feb. 8. (AP) — Masnolla and Fort Smith are going to xot federal money to help them finance airport projects. The Civil Aeronautics Administration has announced allocation of $75.000 to Magnolia and $15,COO to Fort Smith Negroes File Suif Against U.of Mo. _ COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 8—W'j— 'he University of Missouri was Ivcn until Feb. ri to file an ans- er to mandamus action brought etitcrduy by two SI. Louis Ncfro outlis seckini! to enter the School f Mines and Metallurgy at Holla. JudRC W. M. ninwiddie said that late for a hem-ing on the iwtition •otild be .set by the Hoone. County Jlrciiit court after the University nswi-r is filed. The youihs, Klincr Bell. Jr.. and eoige Emrtl Home, both of St. Louis, said they were denied « peril It, to enroll lost month at Holla nd \\erc thereby denied equal pro- ccllon of luu's Kiiiiranlced them by he Hth amendment. your Old Diamond will take on NEW LUSTRE JWith a Modern Mounting From DREIFUS wo Firemen Hurt n California Blaze OAKLAND, Calif,, Feb. 8. (AP)— 'wo firemen were injured and 15 lotel roomers driven into the cold their pajamas by fire which de- troyed an old wooden business block icre yesterday. The fire, only a block from Oak- and's city hall, was believed to have .tarted in a clothing factory. An xploding boiler spread flames hrough the btiildnigs. Drett up your »W diamond with a. »«w 14k y«IIotv or whft* gold or platinum •15.00 | 4.50 Down ^ $YobwHKLY I nH.ETF.US. Ilrnifus . . . Wear Iliamimifc 31K \UMAL\I\ ST. .CREDIT Governor Smith Seeks Circus Slayer Extradition JEFFKHSON CITY, Mo., Pel), 7. (AP>—Gov. Forrest Smith signed extradition papers today to bring James Wilson McMlchcn, 37. back to liarton County for trial on first decree minder charges. He is accused of killing John Isnno "Dutch" Pcttlt, 19. a circus hand. Oct. 23, 1948. McMichcn Is be- iiiR lii'W tt Ban Antonio. TFZ., where police said he admitted the slaying. Prescott Seeks Paper Mill I'ltESoorr. Aik., Fti>. B-MV-A Detcwaie corporation lias obtained site near here for a proposed $20,000,000 plant to manufacture ncws- AP & L Will Distribute Natural Gas at Nettleton LI'rrLE ROCK, Feb. 8-w>j_The Arkansas Power and Light Company Is ready to begin distribution of natural gas at Ncttlcton. Cralg- hend County, as soon as It receives formal authorization. The company already has constructed the distribution system, and the Netilcton city council has granted AP&L a franchise A hearing on AP&L's application for state- authority was held by the Public Service Commission yesterday. No protests were made. print. 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