The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 4, 1949
Page 5
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FRIDAY, MARCH 4,1949 Bl/YTH B V1LLB '< ARK.y COURIER [San Francisco Official Is Found Member of Governing Board of Metropolis Vanished Lost Year HOUSTON, Tex.. March 4. (/Pi— A San Francisco official who disappeared shortly after Ills cleclioi ^inore than a year ago, has beel found In Houston. He had Just completed a day work as a Bible salesman. Chris Jensen Christensen dtsap pcared Jim. 13, 1348. .soon alter hi election as a city supervisor. Th 11-mait board of supervisors Is lh governing body of the city county of San Francisco. Christensen's hut and coat an a note were found on the Golde Gale Bridge. It, was believed 1 had leaped from the bridge. Christensen, 48. said: "I went Into politics unfortunate ly—men the pressures came U'ic and fast I represented the ueop and I was going to do a Job for tl people, but there w?- a inachi setup. You can't buck It." He did not deny his Identity b said he had not known who he v |.lor months. "I've been doing what I want do all day," he said. It was his fi day as a Bible salesman. "Why don't people let me aloi Just because I was somebody < —why do people bother me?" He said he had no plans, tl he's Just waiting for his wife. I wife, who thought him dead, is pecteti here from California. , Clirlstlcnscn was u-nced to Ho ton through a San Francisco ref- Needle-Nose Goes for a Spin I Portion of M & A Railroad May be I Reactivated Soon LITTLE ROCK, Mirch 4— (/Ft— The Air Force's newest jet flghlcr, tlie McDonnell XF-88, has id first test night at Muroc, Calif., Air Force Base. The plane is designed as o penetration fighter, to operate deep within enemy lines. It is distinguished by the needle-like extension from its nose and its swept-back wings and tail. (NEA-Acme plioto from U.S. Ail Force.) Patient X", Unconscious Six Years, Survives Pneumonia and Other Ills By Claude Wolff CINCINNATI, Mlirch 4. M>j—Pa- ienl "X," the man who has been n a coma for more than six years, ontinues in generally good health, lis doctor said today. It looks like he could live toil-cars. sked 1 added the that neither physician, who his name nor Ownera of the long-Idle Missouri nnd Arkansas Railroad »re prepared to put part of It back Into op atlcji within four months, the Arkansas Public Service Commission was told yesterday. One of the owners, M. P. Gross of South Orange, N. J., made this disclosure at the opelnlng of * PSO hearing on the owner's proposal to reactivate the line, Gross said that If the PSC ap proves the plan "We will begin re> ImulUUitlon of the line mid wil begin operations as soon as nosstbl between Seligman, Mo., and Har rlson, Ark. He said dismantling of ccrlali sections of the line also would slur soon as possible. The owner propose to dismantle segments be A clol was removed from Patient I tween Hebcr Springs and Leslie an "X's" brain when he first entered between Cotton Plant and Keusct the hospital. all In Arkansas. that of the unconscious patient be made public. A special nurse Is with the man every minute of every day, and. under the doctor's directions, he has] been brought through pneumonia, t indigestion and other ills. Patient "X" entered Bcthcsda Hospital Feb. 5, 1943, after bcinK struck with an eight-pound pulley which fell from a ceiling. It struck him at the right frontal region of his head. every Gross reported that surveyors ar trying to determine what rehablll atlon Ls necessnry lo operate tha Hh eyes continue to foliow. mov- | ™ ," Harrison*' **" The M. A: A. extends from Jo] 111). Mo., to Helena, Ark. "His condition remains just about] the same," the physician told reporter. iiiB objects hut we have failed In effort to learn whether he ever understands anything said to at n local employ- | An electrical engineer, the man as working on the construction of erence he left ment agency. Dion Holm. San Francisco city attorney, said Christensen would have no right to his post If he returns since he left without permission. Aeronautical Corpora- 4 Are Killed When Farm House Burns STILLWATER. N-Y., March \. lift —Two men and two children lost, their lives yesterday when a firp of undetermined origin levelled a, farmhouse near here. The dead were listed by State Police as Robert McNeil, 8S, his two grandchildren, Gcorgianna Skellis 2, and Millard Skellie, 8. and Calvii Wadsworth, 55, a farmhand. , Two other children of Mr. am Mr.i. James E. Skellie escaped fron the blazing two-story frame struc Iture. Thes T were identified as Ed ward. 13, and Alvin. 11. State Police reported that M and Mrs. Skellie were not at horn when the fire started. They said Mr. and Mrs. Skelli had gone out, leaving the childre in the care of McNeil who w« blind. Wright on plant. This is his 2,217th day in a state f coma—the longest in the history ' medicine, the doctor said. Patient "X," now 56 years old. is n industrial case. At last record- the Ohio State Industrial Com- nission had paid more than $65.000 or his care. Expenditures by Be- hesda Hospital—those not covered >y tlic industrial commission have xcceded SG.OOO, says Albert N. McGinniss, superintendent. House to Begin Hearings | r On Tart-Hartley Repeal WASHINGTON. March 4—«P|— A House Labor Subcommittee start public hearings Monday on the administration's bill to repeal the Tall-Hartley Act. Chairman Lesinski (D-Mich) of the Labor Committee said the smaller group, headed by Rep. Kclley (D-Pa), will call Labor Department witnesses for opening testimony. The full committee will meet tomorrow to complete writing its minimum wage bill with the idea being to have it ready for floor action next week, Lcslnsk! predicted the committee will approve raising the minimum wage from its present 40 cents an hour to 15. This was pledged tn the Democratic parly's national platform last fall . General Anthony Wayne was. II | Washington, a surveyor in his youl Worlds-Circling lomber's Crew To Be Decorated FORT WORTH, Tex,, March )—Crewmen or the Lucky Lady II were recommended yesterday by tie 8th Air Force commander to ecelve the Distinguished Plying Cro&s lor tlielr historic feat In fly- IIK uround the world non-stop. "Undoubtedly the award will be ipprovcd quickly, and the decorn- lons probably will be presented at [Meson in H couple of weeks by Air Secretary Stuart Symington »n< Gen. Hoyt Vandenbcrg, chief o h« Air Porce." explained MaJ. Gen Roger M. Hamey. There still was R possibility tha Capt. James Q. GallUKhcr and hi his crew, refreshed from ia hour •IMP *nd In hlih »plrit», would flown to Washington to be con- Rlulaled by President Truman, No definite schedule Wat nrrang- IF YOU WANT CRISPER GOLDEN FRIED FOODS j^Jewel ed other thin follow-up nrwi conference* mid radio and television Interviews today. Bitter disappointment wu felt by U. V. w. JvnB tea ertwmw tt the B-M bomber "Olatal Q» which wu forced to Uad U*t urd»jr at L»f*ni, of tntiiM trouble. COLUMBIA GIANT t RING CONTEST OFFIOAl (Mm HANK (it PRIZE . .. (100 COLUMBIA DIAMOND RING Th« wtlght of the *OM In the toliulre to. NAMEi ADDRESS> FITZPATRICK JEWELERS 122 W. Main Phone 2728 Ford Tells Union Plan for Pension Will Up Car Price DETROIT, Mareh 4. m —The Ford Motor Co. put it this way yes- I tci-day to the CIO United Auto Workers: Another wage increase would force a boost in car prices: so would a pension plan unless employes pay part of the freight. John S. Bugas, vice president in charge of industrial relations, gave i the company's view in letters to UAW President Walter Eeuthcr and Ford's 106,000 union members. Bargaining on the UAW's demands for S100 monthly pensions, health and welfare plans and some form of wage increase is scheduled to start May 15. But Bugas suggested th»t snme informal and presumably top-level company-union talks be held be- .i-ire then "in view of the changing economic situation." He told the union an actual cut in wages would be necessary to finance a pension plan unless customers are asked (o pay the bill through higher car prices. AUCTION * CENTRAL AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORE ENTIRE STORE FOR^ SALE ! ! ! Fixtures. Equipment. Merchandise NOTHING RESERVED It's Common TO BUY AUTO cw >I»P UL mi mis WES Alt* .MHOS UTTEKI MIIT MM Phone 578 Sullivan - Nelson CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut ^PVh Pl$u |V J __.-_^Ji-S^~j ly U<k«i.Topt "Cold-WtH ImpHJil." It n. R, KtMEMBEK \ MORE FRIGIOA1KE •REFRIQEKATD'RS SERVE IN MORt AMERICAN HOMES THAN AN/ OTHER WAKE Come int See Fiigidoiie'i complete line of refiigeratoii. TKree dilftienf types! Piovidt juil the right iifitgnotor lor •very tomily. Up 1» 50% mor» room for food sloioje. In Ifie som« kitchen space. Famous Mctcr-Mlicr mechanism, simplest "cold-moVer" tver built. Qulckub* Trays for lei cubes quick and easy. Ko lugging. Ho prying. No sink- splashing. 9 Modelt In all In thi tompleti Fricjidaiii lint, from ilolltu. ft. Sale Starts Friday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m. 2 Sales Saturday: 2:30 and 7:30 P.M. 2 Sales Monday: 2:30and7:30 P.M. Settlement Terms All sules under $50, cn-sh; sales over §50 dollars can he settled for with 1-3 down and balance weekly. You can also use our lay-away plan to reserve your purchase. Merchandise Guarantee We guarantee all merchandise as it Is represented. This stock consists of radios, gift goods, bicycles, household supplies, auto supplies, tires and tubes, toys, etc. IMPORT^!! Ginuini Fiigid- oir« Pifrigernlon OK mod* only by Frigidaire, o division of General Motors. MOBIL! IROM 217.75 • Convenient Monthly Terms or Farmers Terms Adams Appliance Co. Inc. Complete Service Deportment In Connection, J. W. ADAMS, Manager 206-08 W. Main Phone 2071 You're certain (o find many real values at this Auction Sale. All merchandise will he on display on the shelves so you may just select the items you want and they will be offered for sale. Chairs have heen placed in the store for your comfort. So lie sure to attend this very special Auction Sale in Blytheville beginning at 2:30 P.M. on Friday. NO REFUNDS - - NO EXCHANGES - - ALL SALES FINAL Auction Sales Will Be Conducted by the One and Only "Doc" Dean CENTRAL AUTO & HOME SUPPLY • Blytheville, Ark. 419 West Main

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