The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 18, 1949
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HL0B IDt BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Long Life Span For Stalin Seen * Gen. Smith Declares R«d Leader Is Not i 'A Very Sick Man' NEW YORK, April 18. W—Gen. JValUr Bedell Smith says tie believes Russian Premier Joseph Sta- % Un "will live for a long time'.' The former U. S. ambassador to Moscow was questioned about Stalin's health during a "Meet the Press" Interview over the Mutual Broadcasting System. 'T don't think Stnlin Is a very sick man," he said. "He Is rugged Georgians arc notoriously long- lived." Smith, now commander of the First Army, discounted predictions that Russia could take over the Kuropean continent In two or three weeks. "The Russian army Is a magnlfl- cient organization," he said, but "the difficulties of supplying it in a long and rapid advance are enormous." He added the '-'Russian nrmy has not been an aggressive army." bill that Hussians "alwn.vs have fought well In defense of Mother Russia.' He said he doubted If Russia haf an atomic bomb In "quantity production," but that "Soviet science is as good as any science In the world." Texarkana Man Dies Of Air Rifle Wound TEXARKANA, Tex., April 18. lastic Surgery Gives Ugly Burglar Hope for New Life as Useful Citizen BEFORE! <lcfl> and AFTER: Surjciy made a good probationer. By NRA Service CLEVELAND. (NEA)—Police arrested a man cnu^ht red-handed in a petty robbery last April 11. He wns carrying a gum dispensing machine away from P small confectionery stO"'C. In court, the man told a strange story. He said he\; been driven to crime bccaase people shunned him. They shunned him, he said, because he was so ugly. Judge Frank Mcrrick and the court psychiatrists, Drs. Wilfrid Gill and Royal Gro.s.sman, locked nt the olan v naue 52 riled at a hos- 1 ma " wl " lh curiosity, what they saw -Olan E. Gage, aJ, died ai a nos convitK . eti ,, u . m hc wnj [(?lm , g lhe truth. Glaefke was not « hand- 3/m/trov ///; Leaves Softer p or Treatment SOFIA, Bulgaria, April 18. «v— Foreign Minister Vasslly Kolurov Is likely candidate to succeed the lllng and absent Premier Gcorgl Dimilrov, for the lime lieing, at cast. There has been no oTflclal slalc- ncnt concerning who would take over the helm while Dlmitrov Is uvay. The government merely nn- immcerl Thursday that Dlmitrov is 111. and has gone to the Soviet Union nn "home leave" for medical treatment. Kolaiov, .1 close friend of Dlml- trov, is a deputy nremlc.r who recently hns been given a front .seat role In BlllRarla's International affairs. He has been associated with Dlmitrov since they went through a revolution together in I9'J2. He has seemed to fit well into his Increased responsibilities during Dlmitrov's Illness, and is con- Suspect's Bride Fifes for Annulment FORT SMITH, Ark,, April 18. W'f —The fort Smith wife ol a man held In Albuquerque, N. M.. In connection with the £12,000 safe robbery at Camp chafce hero has tiled (or annulment of their two- weeks old marriage. Claudlne Williams filed Hie petition for annulment Friday, charging the soldier hud used a fraudulent name In obtaining a marriage license and withholding his true name from her. Army authorities said tlie suspect had enlisted under the name ol "Hubert Williams." He used that name- In acquiring a marriage license. His real name, Army authorities here learned, Is Robert Elway. lie and Mrs. Williams were mai-- rled April 1. Elway has pleaded guilty to lak- ng part in the sate robbery and s being held at Albuquerque for •eturn here to face charges. sidcrecl qualified by the governmcnl to run things until Dimitrov returns. Informed circles here deride suggestions abroad that Dirnitrov's tnp to Russia means that he has re. tired as premier or secretary general of the Bulgarian Communist Party. In the Municipal Court, City of lihthi-vllk-, Arkansas. Wade Furniture Co., Inc Pltf. Vs. No. 2059 J. O. Greene .. Defendant \VAKNING OKDEK The defendant. J. O. Greene, is hereby warned to appear In this count within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Wade 111 North 2nd MODERNE BEAUTY SHOP formerly lane's Beauty Shop Mildred Vincent Marie tindery f'ayonne Waffler Furniture Company., inc., and upon failure so to do. said complaint will be taken as confessed. WITNESS my hand as clerk ol the Municipal Court of the City of Blytheville, Arkansfs, and the seal MONDAY, 'ArRILjlS, ™*? ' I of Miirl court, this 16th Jay ol April, ' aWl W. I. MALIN, (SKAL) C . le , fl{ Arthur S. Harrison. Alty.^PH^ pltal here Saturday from Injuries received when a high compression air rifle pellet lodged in his head seven days ago. Gage was found 1n his room at his home by relatives who could throw no light on the Incident. He partially recovered consciousness but doctor- did not attempt to remove the pellet because of his condition. Survivors include his wife and daughter. Confirmed Stephen T. Early outlines his es T>erience before a Senate arme services committee hearing shortly alterward the group unai Imousiy recommended confinnatto of his appointment as Undersecr lary of National Defense. Early is veteran newsman and longtin aide to the late President Roose-1 •lelt. Committee Chairman Mtllnrd Tydinss (D-Md.) snld he would nsk the Beuate to suspend its nilcs to set on the nomination later in the day. (AP WIrephoto.) Joe some man. So began the stoi'y of his transformation from the "Ugly Burglar" to a normal-looking man with a steady job and a chance for « normal future. In the past eight months. Glaclke has hud $3000 worth of plastic and iral surgery performed on his face, he cost to him was $35. The work as done free by plastic surgeon r. Frank I/. Meany and oral sur- eon Dr. A. C. McOannon. St. olm's Hospital took cnrc of the ospital bills. All Glaclke had to ay was $35 for material lor (tenures. Sines he wan « child. John llaelke had known he was ugly, •hlldrcn In his school and neich- x>rhood never played with him. Evil In high school he was avoided, inc'c he was 17, he'd dreamed of plastic surgery job. hoping that •ay he'd have friends. j "I thought I could get x better- ob and meet some nice girls," he xplaln°ri. In 1940, when he was 53. he broke nto a school, stole a typewriter, and was promptly jaught, He was ent to Ohio Reformatory, But. even thorp, the prisoners would have nothing to do with him. So he walked away from the Honor Farm and headed Tor ft different >art of the country. He went to Missouri, hut it didn't help. In another of his petty thefts, ne broke Into a pcamit mr.chinc in Greene County. Mo., and again he was caught immediately. He served more time. In 1945. Glaefke, now 26, was drafted. But It was the same story. His tint nose, wide nostrils, thick lips and protruding cars combined to make him so ugly lhal G!s wouldn't associate with him. He tried to drown himself, The Army discharged him. Back In Cleveland, It was Ihi same monotonous tale. It endei with the gum machine theft and Ills trip to court, where he finally got the whole story of his lonely life off his chest. Glaefke entered St. John's Hospital last August. Since then he has been hospitalized two othei times, und has made many othci trips to the doctors' offices. It will be a year before all work Is finisher) Dr. Meany built a bridge for his nose nncl is no',v working to narrow Ills flaring nostrils. His lips were thinned by a tlild operation. All hlf teeth were removed and dentures made. He is now working as a laborer at, $38 a week. He Is going to night school, hoping for a belter Job In time to come. "His attitude Is about the best ol all my probationers," says the probation officer he reports to every Friday. "He is a changed man. II Is almost unbelievable." And, at 32, John Glaefke finds life is no longer unbearably lonely People, who once shunned him because of his ugliness, are helping him now. Greatest Siiort Basketball has greater total attendance and more participants than any other competitive sport in the United States, according to the Encyclopedia Brltannica. Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawbd .SWIFT'S PREMIUM ; BRANDED BEEF i We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space 1 licre'f no need ftanrl for long hours over • hot ironing board. Sit down Jo iron—at * General Klcc- tric Klalplale Ironcr — end turn out the most beautiful, most professions) ironing of your life. The HIG 300 square mrhon of ironing surface w equal to nd irons. \ on rnn iron nJ three piece* x one . . . preea suita arwl coals, Finger-tip opcr.iiion .ikrs it easy nntl rr.stful. Convenient Terms MMMf. ?t*(MM HEUTRU SPIRITS TIK WnMJEH FAMILY C9.,IOUISVILU,KY GENERAL || ELECTRIC WASHERS - DRYERS - IRONERS HUBBftRD&HOKE Appliance Company Phone 3450 Blytheville THE BLYTHEVILLE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents NOT Wednesday, April 20 at the AMERICAN LEGION AUDITORIUM •Program 1 (a) SOIREE DE VIENNE (Concert Paraphrase on Strauss Wallz Theme) Criuifclri (b) LIEBESTRAUM Liszt (c) MALAGUENA I.ecuona DAVID VAZQUEZ (») DANCE OF THE RUSSIAN PEASANT Rubiiiptt In his own composition, sadly reminiscent of his native Russia, the composer tenderly contrasts here the gayety typical of the Russian peasant. (b) INTERMEZZO Provost One of the most popular and appealing compositions from lhe motion picture of the same name. I, (c) MORA STACCATO Dinicu-Heifctl Once while on vacation In Budapest. Jascha Heifetz heard a gypsy violinist named Dinicu play this composition with his string ensemble. Hcifctz was intrigued with the melody and brought it back to this country. (d) WARSAW CONCERTO Addinsell (e) CLAIR DE I.UNF. Debussy (Premier Performance as R Violin So!n> Debussy's Inspiration for this romantic melody comes from the love poem by Paul Verlaine and symbolizes an existing ardor for a departed sweetheart. (f) DON'T FENCE ME IN Cole Tnrlcr Variations played in the manner of: Symphonic Scotland Strauss Walla Ireland Rhumba Palestine RUBINOFP AND HIS VIOLIN INTERMISSION (10 minutes) (s) NIGHT AND DAY (Arranged by Snlilo rte Soils) Cnlr Porter (h) CORDOVA I.ccnona (c) MOUNTAIN KING BOOGIE (Arransed tiv Vazquez) Grieg DAVID VAZQUEZ . (a) RHAPSODY IN BI.UF. (b) WHEN DAY IS DONE Most popular request from his radio audience. (c) FIDDLIN' THE FIDDLE First jazz violin solo In America written and introduced in 1925. (d) POLONAISE (Opus 53) (Premier Performance as a Violin Solo) Chopin, with a burning spirit of national sympathy, ha? writlen a tone- picture of Poland with strong, stately and martial rhythm. All the splendor and magniticencc of her former feudal courts is set to music with such intense feeling that this opus has been likened to "cannons buried in flowers." (e) SOUVENIR One of the most popular of all violin solo*. (f) DANCE RUSSE Featured In his motion picture "You Can't Have Everything, with Don Amechc and Alice Faye. RUBINOFF AND HIS VIOLIN Russia John Phillip Sousa Boogie Woogie Gershwin Katschcr RubinofT Chopin co-starred MATINEE PERFORMANCE 2:30 p.m. School Children Adults . 75c $1,80 EVENING PERFORMANCE 8:15 p.m. At the Door $1-80 Reserved Seats $2.40 Reserved Tickets May Be Purchased at Woods Drug, Kirby Drug, Owens Drug, or from any Jaycce. THIS ADVERTISEMENT DONATED BY THE FOLLOWING JAYCEES: General Contract Purchase Corp. Freeman-Henley Gro. & Mkt. Bestway Cleaners Lion Oil Co.

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