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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - March 3, 1951, Florence, South Carolina Published 'In The Heart Of The Pee Dee Section The Richest Farm Area In The Palmetto State VOL. XXVIII NO. 58 DAILY AND SUNDAY FLORENCE, S. C. SATURDAY'MORNING, MARCH 3, 1951 DAILY Sc-SUNDAY 35o Killed As Airliner Crashes Iowa Snow Storm; 10 Survive DC-3 Plane Also Burns SIOUX CITY, In. Mid-Continent Airlines plane, making a second try for a landing here in n sudden, heavy snow storm, crashed in- to a bordering- corn field terday, killing 15 of the 25 persons ahoanl. The twin-engined DC-3 plane burst into fiames and was de- stroyed within a few minutes. Hut I en survivors were extri- cated and rushed to Sioux City hospitals. Two were listed last night as in critical condition. They v.-ere iciemifit-it as Archie McKtllop of. Artesian, S. and ficy Engel, Ipswich, S. D. The plane was due at Sioux City airport at a. m. on a scheduled flight from Kansas City to Minneapolis. It v.-as the first fatal crash for Mid-Continent in its 17-year his- Inry. Just last Tuesday, another Mid-Continent plane cracked up at Tulsa, Okla., but all occupants v, r-lked away from the wreckage. Six persons were injured, none critically. Pilot of yesterday's ill-fated plane was Captain James Graham, 34, of Kansas City. At ihc airport, observers said Graham flew over the field once, went on to make a climbing turn to the left, then was lost to spec- tators in the storm. The crash was heard a few moments later. Graham was among those killed. Witnesses said that only shoitly before the crash the visibility at the airport was fair but the in- tensifying snow storm reducecf abruptly. Two other crew members lost their lives. They were co-pilot Philip K. Toler, 30, of Mission Ras., find first officer Ernest F Kilert, of Overland Park, Kas. The stewardess, Miss Marilyn "Wrodbury, Kansas City, suffered severe cuts and n. possible broken back, St. Joseph Hospital at- taches Other dead, as identified by Ihe airline, M. H. Stcffenscn, Rapid City. S. D.; Fred Kellogg, St. Joseph, Mo.; Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Kunne- gieter, Willow Lake, S. D.: Mrs jane Cook Laundahl, Kansas City; Mrs. C. J. Fade mo re, Woon- soc'fccl. S. D.; Kldon A. Clark. Walerlown, S. IX; W. C. Ding, cn- rn'jte to Bismarck, N. D.; L. L Nogosck, Kcnsal, N. D.; M. A. SrichciU, enroutc to Sioux Falls: T.Irs J. Alway, Aberdeen S D. Mrs. Alway survived the Mid- Continent plane crash last Tues- day. Her husband. Dr. Alway Vi'iiu was also in the Tulsa wreck wac no: on the plane yesterday. The rra-h was the worst in Tywa riviniion history anrt the first Iowa ncL-ideni to a scheduled air- liner in which lives were losi. Newsprint Shortage Causes Ad Cutting CHARLESTON, W. Va. M'i __Beginning Sunday and "for a few days theieaftcr." the inn Daily Mali wiil exclude all display advertising from JJs edi- tions. The aflcrnoon puper on its front page yesterday that because nf a diminished supply of news- print on hand, brought about by a critical railroad freight car j-horl- nge, the ban DJI display advertising will RO into effect until additional supplies of the print paper arrives. 11 the restriction we.uld re- main in effect until the arrival
hitt with a IHK blue crsiRiiCri en it, and veiy bJ'ic slacks. He he had Ihe Mavy napping ;.iui demanded his pass Itj enter and leave base. Tint Lieutenant Commander Wiih.mi Rigclon, ass is tnm nnval aic'e, was ready with pass one Postal Clerk Faced By Fraud Charges BOSTON The govcrr men! yesterday -brought a 000 Iraud suit againrl a postal clerk it charges ba.nk- ect in .three.' years l by for 'em- pleyeti "who djdn't acUially work inoyc.-vyas the, break in tlie tlircc-wcck investiga'tion o: a rcpoi led million payrbl racket at. Boston's big South Pos'al annex. in the civjl suit was Leo L. Flynn, a clerk in the time card unit of the annex. The action was bi OUKHI by Assistant U. S Airomey Charles Miller for U. S Attorney George F. Garrity. Immediately after the suit was filed in Federal Court, U. S marshals attached five savings account? held in Flynn's mime in I've Roston banks. Miller saic: Flvnii, a disabled veteran ol World War 2, banked in tlirot- years. Mhlcr declined tr> iverc- planned Recruit Unit Begins Operation FANRiS ISLAND The say whether insl nny CLFA-KLAN'D A Iwljy weighing 17 five :irjd a linlf ounces was noin yesterdfiy to the 32 wi.e of an (m- !M handl time sim-e It) it iiip numbers of ulhcr postal workcr.s. It was re- however, tliat more thar IfMi ei'iployres aic bcijig >jal''frj Its' postal inspectors. Officials in office saici Flynn was "only one1' of a group of employees who punched lime ranis in and. out and accepted fcrs Cm rily's office dubbed the card punchers "the 50-fiO meaning they divided arir.-- with the absent employees E'nUal inspectors refused com- n.cr.l on the progress of, their in- referring inrtuirics to the U. S. Attorney's office. Eliit indications arc that it ,wil' P long time before they finish information for prescn- lion I ft the postmaster genera nml eventually to the U- S. At- ci vc i ps uc Icferrecl in favor oC build hi up more officer training schools so hat youths who are drafted will lave an opportunity to become officers. ROTC leaders told the commit- cc present plans call for expand- ing the number of ROTC college students from about to ap- proximately" The cost of ihe program would be increased from a year to ROTC students are-ex- empt from, the'draft under pres- ent law, Support yeai olds' came yesterday irom'Scnatoi1 who told ihe Sen- ale 'we need every inari can get In Korcs." "How jmpractical and tni- realisiic caii wo bccoma in out efforts to sugar-coat this evade the Cain asked. He said he the bill would er.actecl and not "circumscribed or crippled" by amendments such as those offered by Morse. Two 17 year old high school students appeared before Vinson's committee to plead that talented youths be exempted from the draft so they could finish their education. Mary Helen Martin, Hyattsville, senior, argued "Those dcnls who have high scholastic rating's should continue their edu- cation through college ancl gradu- ate school so they can best serve the nation in a technical capacity.1' Peter B. Schneider, a senior at SliiyvcsanL High School. Brook- lyn, N. Y., who looks forward to a career in biochemistry or medi- cine, saiiE "We young people are prepared to serve our country in any way possible, but it would he a serious mistake not to take inn fiillcM advantage of our scien- tific skills." tt> u-- 1 iriiimnc is i Novy Postpones Plans SuPPty Center .-i-n cni'l Sevi-inh the fr. riiir.injj t cd ;U 1'nrtis Lsla Korean outbrc.ik. US Cost Of Living Rises 7.5 Percent Assuring Millions Of Wage Increase V.'ASHINGTON. sni'1 i: up pl.u supply in htiUlini; i ;i new hf.islc-rn Tin- fc.lei the IMfV'A, the U'l Thi- t iil IVM- TJ.v JOII.V B. OWKN WASHINGTON An estimated workers were assured last of an automatic pny increase the government unnoiiricec! thai the of living rose .fi fu-n-fiil in .f.iriuaty. Tin1 decision was .innoiineed in leitcis to Chairmen Hu.--scll (D- Ga) of the Senate armed services committee anrl Vinson ,'D-Gn) of the House armed .icrvitcs com- inHtcc. En I ho njir.nunccmcnl I clary Dan A. Kimball i (he Navy's existing facilities (ran tffiriently provirie supplies "without having lo consirucl" an- t8l.fi, snd llir wholesale drcliintn in jothrr depot. ITS.4, an increase of 1." percent, j v.cek cnrled February 27 fnr the I simey teams rci-en'.ly in- Tlic industry's cost of liv- I first time in 19 weeks. The drop i a number of ff, or eontiFict, pro- as 0.2 percent. i piy center sites in Tennessee, Meanwhile, ihe Truman atl- :md South Caiolina anrt ministr.it ion decided CJeoj'iiia. exist i-ji.iTil lii.U I.K'ili- Hilton. S. C.. null Kry i .in invct mo.si Here Tonight pull.-J 1lu-j( ii-pt UK I The unit i :igt-nt-y they moie them percent above the level of J.inn 15. An escalator conliart sign- j been 0'.. for 1.000.000 non- program; Ilia1 operating latlioad employes a 'his h'isiiifss. penny an'index point.- Price dhrt l A few hrfore its ucrtl bed.rc S'-n.'ii rcn-iunici pi iff ii'flrN. llir I iniltrr ?n fl'-frntr- in' of statistics announced dial I tcitiJ; about Ins plan Uu'y h.ivc not idugh voice in Ihc piograrn (avors ntl is unfair, r Mirli.icL V. Fores( Fire Situation In Area Still Critical 'ft> i A. K sairl last niclu the for- 1oc in the Pec Dec TV.enty-Uvo fiics -ACie eri i.i the rii-hic-; yep- ami Cir.-r neir still m ti> j !Li "n-j F'inrfi iC frniill [rum uln-r hiuie 2-l-licuir ijH-i :iluJ ci: UnileJ n Florence for l.iiwe.sl, 53; 3J. Mean (i8; year ago, 41. a. m.. 56: p. m., 69. FJrtir, 0: year ago. 0. Sunrise today. sunset, 6.16. TAJ ily cloudy and crmtinticd today and Showeri i n tliHiirfersloi-ms Itriiieht o T rlv follnwod by conl- Ihr.u nine forest fires i ei temperature. High, 62; low,
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