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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 12, 1952
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ft --tinier II, IMt r Boxer Steams Back To Yokosuka Food Plwitifiil Oh Own Power With Deckload Of Heroes; rooQneninui "Worse Than Worid War," Says Skipper Br JIM HCUR ";,.Yokosuka, Japan - ,. , r jire-icarred U. S. Cirrler Boxer ; .«t»imed Into this Japanese naval base today with a dozen flrt- \ ruined planet and a deckload of '.'heroes. "_. Nine dead and scores of Injured t.Jiad already been evacuated by air. .,,. That most dreaded of all dls- .','jMtcri at sea-- fire-- broke out on [".'the carrier Wednesday morning -,',ai tht ship was preparing to ,, launch jet planes against Red J Xorth Korea. .S'.eel plites of the hangar deck "";-- where the jet and prnpeller- "dr|ven planes are parked -- were "liuekled by the intense heat of the lire. Steel bulkheads were scarr -··where th» flamei had ealtn II 1 · .-.paint iway. And 11 alrplatMl ha -·tefn burned to a cfttp. "··Today, as UM ship steamed in pori under its own power, itorl ·x:,1*«re told of incredible heroism V*mong the crewmen. 5--W4 FnU.Ue Thiswi - · N o one knows how the (i R-ttarted. But .vhen It started, it men of the Boxer turned out an -,,· did fantastic things in the face -:* blaze that Ignited machine gu · *nd rocket ammunition and final r.tet a huge bomb off, -- Hot lead pound between the ,. decks jammed with planet bu .: men moved into that area to tr _.,'lo beat down the flamei tha threatened to destroy the ahip. , "It I'm in the Navy tht rest . i. my life I'll never MC anything -Tltte It again -- the way th*M m*n ""responded to the danger," §ay Capt. Marshall B, Gumey, com ,-aMnder of the Boner. *lt wai won* thin World Wa ill," said Gurnty "At leart then Suddenly a fire broke out in the - The f" t* n " °' one of the planes. Some obaerveri thought a machine gun shell had accidentally discharged from the plane twhind. The fire spread to other planes. Soon bullets were slashing about the deck, fired by the tremendous heat. "I saw the gas tank go up," aays Sailor Ed Hawley, who wai working on the flight deck. "Flames and imoke began to fill the deck immediately. Right away It spread to other planet. All of these were parked with full (as and ammunition loads. June** Overbear* "The imoke wai 10 thick I had to get down on my hands and knees tn crawl forward. 1 saw a whole bunch of bombs on the deck. I' threw them overboard. Then I came across a man who had been overcome by smoke. I found a life jacket for him. By that time the heat was so Intense and coming toward me I had to jump overboard, 'I threw this fellow over the side--it was about 10 feet to the water -- and then jumped in myself, t pushed this fellow away, he had started tn come to by' tha time, and then I tried to shove myself away from the ship. I knew If I didn't I would be lucked Into Ihe shlp'i propellers. But I couldn't get away. I tried twice. I felt Despite Drouth, Survey Reports Output This Year To Be Larger But Spotted Unevenly Washington - . Plentiful had warning of enemy planet came without an; wai a quiet, peaceful morn aboard the Boxer -- (teaming if at JO knots, her liitminai a*Uted today. The night raider 5*n*« had just landed from their ~ ~" I and the day striken were i tain oft MUM i t v DRESSING ENTIRClY UNION ·US DEPOT 103 N. Collate u ·upplles of food appear to be in ·tore during the year ahead dc- iplte last month's crop damaging drouth In the South and North- nit. In Its latest measurement of I production prospects, the Agriml-i ture Department predicted late yeaterday that the combined vol- | ume of all crops this year will be larger than in any year except 1«« and 1949. Although the Indicated output Is larger than lait yenr, it will be IMI evenly distributed because of heavy loues-- particularl Gem Karnea and children of F»y- etteville. The R«v. and Mrs. Ted Sperduto and son, Gary, went to Hot Sprint? Saturday where Mr. Sperduto preached at the Presbyterian Church Sunday. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Is at John- ion, where the will spend a week with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A, U. Simpson. Mr. and Mn. Isaac Caudle, Jr. had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mr«. Charles Vermllllon and »on Topp of Springdale. Phillip Jones of Fayettevillt is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. E Phillips. Mr«. J. o. Phillips is visiting her daughter, Mr«. Marie Long of Kansas City, Mo. Bloodmobile Active In Bentoii County Bentonville - (Special) - A Red Cross bloodmobile team from the Regional Blood Center at Spring- fied. Mo., moved into Benton ..._ County yesterday with a quota of supplies for meat and dairy ani-1 45 ° P' nis ' Th bloodmobile was in the water rushing by when the screws came by but It didn't pull us in." ·rresem CMker- A tatooed young aailor, Bob Ag- rw, called the fire area * "pressure cooker." He Walked Into the area and dragged out alx men who tad been overcome by smoke. Above and below the fire, men wer» literally cooked alive by the tremendoua heat. Dozena of volunteers moved Into the narrow isaageways and hauled them out. ome were dead already. The chlp'i chaplain, Georfe Hoafland of Ruaadlvllle, Ark., pent more than an hour manning note at the fire-fighters fotfght allantly to contain the (ire. They on, An hour and a half after it aUrttd the main blaie wai out nd the ahip had be*n aaved, Meanwhile, many sailors had irarcd the amoke and flamei and rulled out the wounded and dead, '-(our men Jumped overboard, all but one wai reacued by Batiuytii accompanying the box- MNN vtvMy otn few AssbtMt AtMt mals--in Southern states. The latter area will need to ship in more feed than usual if It is to avert a serious setback in the production of meat, dalrv and poultry products In a land mice ruled by cotton. Benlonville yesterday, and spent! today at Gravette. I Tomorow will find the blood team at Siloam Springs. The final! day will be spent at Rogers. Fred ! Dousas, county blood drive chair- j man, urged county residents to Elsewhere, there appears to be'* l v e bl »d- Half of Hie blood will sufficient corn, oats, hay and other i ·" returned to the county for us feed materials to foster a further! D - v hospitals and physicians. Th other half goes to the armed for expansion in production of bee pork, milk, eggs and poultry. The nation is harvesting its sec ond largest wheat rrop.of record --a crop (ar In excess of expect! needs. Only In the case of potatoes and «w«et potatoes are supplies likely to beeotrt tight before new crops are harvested in 1953. Hen Dtsutrr Areas Meanwhile., t h e department moved to provide financial aid to more financially distressed farm- TS in drouth areas. It put all New lampshlre, 10 additional counties In Oklahoma and seven in Illinois In the "disaster" classification. Farmers In such areas may obtain loans from the Farmers' Home Administration to carry on operations. Only those who have tuffered substantial losses from drouth and wh antial 10 are unable to ob- - (Special) - Lavold ·ttOMay tt .Bmactever. ha* aj- Ma duties as aeabtatt runty agricultural agent for tnton County. He succeeded oyce Nolen who resigned sever- weeki ago to accept another petition. Holloway, 23, graduated from le University of Arkansas with BSA degree this patt semester. c had a major in agronomy and minor tn dairying. He served « and a half years In the arm; forcta, and Is unmarried, Mn-Agcr Killed ·Iping Grandfather Hurricane, W. Va. - (*) - A 17 tar-old boy came home to atteiM his grandmother's funeral and wa electrocuted while helping hli grandfather on a job. Charles T. Hill, who wai em ployed In Columbus, Ohio, wa helping remove steel pipe from a dry water well yesterday. A lee lion of pipe touched a high ten alon wire as it was hoisted into the air. Charles received most of the impact from the charge. HI grandfather. ). T. Hill, 77, wa knocked unconaclous but was no otherwise hurt. tain credit elsewhere will be ellei- ble for alrt. The department previously had designated all of Maine, Massachusetts, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tcnncs- ·ee, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas, and parls of Missouri as drouth disaster areas. West fork .. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lassitcr and children returned Sunday from u three-day visit with Mrs. Lassi- tcr's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hearidge of St. Paul. While there they attended the wedding of Mrs Usslter's sister, Miss Lilly Ann Hearidge. to Kenneth McCarty Sally and Leon stayed for a week's visit with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Karncs had as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. I Benton County's three hospital are provided with blood from th Springfield Regional Blood Cen ter, as are ail doctors. The blood is furnished without charfe, th only cost to the patient being- the hospital's fee for services involved -- usualb- approximately $7 Previously blood, purchased commercially, cost $25 a pint In addition to the hospital charge. Ex-Officer Of tasta Army We* AmericM Frankfurt, Germany-(/P)-A former Russian artillery officer yho led to the west and his Amerl- ·an bride left Frankfurt by air oday to make their home in New York. Fcdor Belov, 33. hero of the Hed Army during the war, and Miss Adele Koskosky, Chicago, former J. S. Special Services employe, were married here Saturday. The wo met at a Russian Orthodox :hurch social after Belov escaped o the west after becoming disil- usioncd with the Soviet regime, le had been on occupational duty vith Russian troops in East Ger- nany. HUDSON . . . TROUBLES? Ut iOt HALL AT WMTHirf OARAOt PLANNING TO BUILD SOON? If so, as an added service to the citizens of this community, we will now have available plan books which we will be glad to give you free upon request. MNUNN6 4 LOAN ASSOCIATION OMT TMity Y««w tt ClAVftft In n* |t IAJT CtNTtt ST. DANCE Wednesday, Aug. 13th 9:00 Til Blackie Crawford and The Western Cherokees Th»y hay* bc«n In over 30 ttatxt an four with llefty Friinl. Aba did a ,. number ef n«tw«rk TV and ihowt. ,B!ick!t Crawford is a w.ii- ·rn merit star and writer of many such fonji i: ("Bab r Buggy Bluas." "Old ·Tmwrs Walls." "Hurting Dwp Inildt," Stupid Cupid." Co-writer with L«fly Frisian on :'Alwara Late." Featuring: Johnny Rector long writer, llio recording artist. I!-" nlT"£!?", "1'"' !d b T he Bible, Divorced b r the Liw ' t ,"^i rd t d . ·'" b * Hlnl s "o« on RCA · Don't Fail to See and Dance to Mickie Crawford and His Weston Chtrokees Johnny Rector. Admission: $1.25, Tax Inc. Springdale Roller Rink HSfhw.y 71 Newt* 3 BIG DAYS AUG. 13-14-15 Wed. Thurs. Fri. Cutting Prices To Clear Shelves WAREHOUSE SALE SAVE ON LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT WASHER, with pump ind timer ............ 2)240 $134,95 $tS ftUN AUTO DELUXE WASHER w/oJudssiw... 93532 $254.95 $219,95 $35.00 AUTO. DELUXE WASHER with Sudsuver.... 93542 $274.95 $239.95 $35.00 AUTO, boll down w/o Sadswer .......... .83511 $199.95 $180.00 $19.95 AUTO, boll down with Sudssaver ........... 83521 $234.95 $210.00 $24.95 AUTO. CLOTHES DRYER, flEC ......... ...13820 $204.95 $179.95 $25.00 AUTO. CLOTHES DRYER. Nit. Gas . ....... 13830 $259.95 $239.95 $20.00 REFRIGERATORS t WUWPOT 11 fl .......................... ..... .5210 $28.495 $229.95 $55.00 1 COLDSPOT 9 ft., DELUXE, Auto, Defrost ...... ..... 5296 $319.00 $297,00 $22.00 3 KENMORE 5 KENMORE 2 KENMORE 3 KENMORE 2 KENMORE 2 KENMORE I KENMORE $182,50 $159,50 $23.50 $239.50 $199,50 $30.00 $264.50 $239.50 $25.00 FREEZERS 2 CWDSMT FREEZERS 4 fl 104! 3 OHDSPOT FREEZERS 7 ff...: . 10/1 5 COIDSPOT FREEZERS 9 fl 61109 DEHUMIDIFIERS 3 COIDSPOT Deiiumidifiers, Mahongany veneer cabinet.. 1501 $119.50 $99.50 $20.00 ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS 3 MIRACOUP/ihp, 110 volts, 5850 BTU 2002 $279.50 $264.50 $15.00 GAS RANGES 1 KENMORE RANGE, with griddle, 20" oven, timer 1985 $184.95 $154.95 $30.00 1 KEMMORE RANGE, with griddle, 20" oven, dec. timer.. 1932 $212.00 $191.15 $21.85 OUTBOARD MOTORS 1 EiGIH 5 hp. twin, with neutral clutch 5856 $139.50 $123.75 $13,75 OTHER ITEMS 1 CRAFTSMAN POWER MOWER, rotary, 18" cut 8196 $94.00 $75.60 $18.40 1 CRAFTSMAN MOWER, featherweight 16" cut 8171 $ 23.75 $ 21.95 $ 2 40 1 CRAFTSMAN MOWER 16" 8156 $16.95 $15.25 $1.70 1 KENMORE FOOD MIXER, 12 speeds..:::. 08237 $34.95 $28.50 $6.45 3 J. C. HIGGENS 22 AUTO, rifle, built-in sling 0200 $ 36.95 $ 27.95 $ 9.00 1 KENMORE LIQUIDIZER-BLENDER, 2 speeds 08242 $ 21.95 $ 19.95 $ 2.00 1 WATER SYSTEM, Vi hp. Jef 3056 $123.95 $111.45 $12.40 YOU DON'T NEED CASH- USE SEARS EASY TERMS Only $5.00 down on appliances costing up to $200.00, $10.00 down on appliances $200.00 or more, 10% down on most any other merchandise. PHONE Your Order In-CALL 1827 If more convenient simply pick up your phone and call Sears. We will be glad to write your order for you. ^^ ^.~ "Satisfaction Guaranteed ^fc ^P or Your Money Back" W J Phone 1827 ^ 20 EAST CENTER, FAYETTEVILLE

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