The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 20, 1953
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PAGE TWO BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ike's Parade Was a 'Whopper With Beasts, Birds and Beatuies By ARTHUR EPSON WASHINGTON l/n — Democracy marched today In a whopper of a parade. And riding proudly at Its head, performing hts first chore as the new . president, was Dwtght D. Eisenhower. For three hours or more. 10 miles of floats, bands, military units, beasts and birds arranged to parade -.down historic Pennsylvania Avenue from the U, S. Capitol past the While House. Like democracy itself, this parade had a bit of everything: A dog sled team from Alaska, 20,000 to 22,000 servicemen and women. 65 musical units, 50 floats, 5,600 civilians including 250 Indians, 3 elephants, 350 horses and a flock of pigeons making as If they were cloves of peace. The effect? A mixture too. Partly patriotic, partly military, partly comic, partly political, partly home state pride, partly religious. It was no accident that the float assigned first place was built lo stress the religion in democracy. "I felt we needed something like this," Parade Chairman Edward Carr told reporters, "because I felt Gen. Elsenhower had a deep and abiding faith In God." Appropriately, the float was paid for. anonymously, by 12 people representing all faiths. And Ita central edifice was designed with the Idea that anyone who saw It, no matter what his faith, would be reminded of his own church. Other highlights of the parade, beginning at the front and working back: First car — The Inaugural Committee, with ; Joseph McGarraghy, Its chairman, arid Carr, the parade chairman. Then the. grand marshals of the parade, Adm. Alan G. Kirk, Gen. Carl Sp«atz,-Lt. Gen. L. T. Qerow, each In his own car, riding three abreast. TJ. S. Army Band . Music, for the first time, provided by the U. S. Army Band. The President's section— A military escort, the 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry, followed by the national, presidential, ;ind vice presidential colors; and color guards. The 'chief of the Secret Service, flanked by « couple of motorcycles. And then; the focal point of the whole thing: Eisenhower, Mrs. Eisenhower and Sen. Bridges (R-NH), chairman -of the congressional commit- the only living ex-President of the U. S. Behind Hoover, Chief Justice Vinson, ond, ! behind Vlnson, the members of Elsenhower's official family, Including all-the new Cabinet officers. First stales represented — Kansas, because It was Eisenhower's tee ; for Cadillac the Inauguration, convertible. In Behind him: Vice President Nixon. Mrs. Nixon. Sen. Welker <R- Idaho) and the speaker of the House, Rep.:. -Martin (R-Mass). Both Welker and Martin aje members of the. Jojnt Congressional .Inaugural Committee. ; ^ '.' After press * cars and more In augural Committee "'bigwigs:' a 'reminder of the lifst Republican triumph, Herbert: Hoover, no longer IMDIAN CARDINAL-MS gr. Valeriano Graclas, above, archbishop of Bombay, India, Is Ihe first Indian to become a Prince of the Roman Catholic Church. He was named by Pope Pius XII to replace.the late Msgr. Carlo AgosllnJ, Patriarch of Venice, who died before he could receive the Red Hat, at the Consistor; called, by Pope Plus. Lucy Followed Script, Gives Birth jo Son HOLLYWOOD (IP) —• Lucille and Lucy both have baby, sons today actually and via television. For actress Lucille Ball and her husband" Desl Arnaz, It's Desl Arnaz IV, 8 pounds 9 ounces, bom by Cae- carean section In Cedars of Lebanon Hospital yesterday. For Lucy and Ricky Rlcardp, the TV characters played by Mr. anc Mrs. Arnaz on the "I Love'Lucy show, It's a boy, born during the program last nljhtiwlth far'-more commotion, and slapstick, than tht actual birth some 12 "hours .earlier / The.TV pregrjfncs' *equenc« were filmed in advance and the staff de elded ' long 'ago that the TV baby would be a boy. considered bette: for flhow business. home, and California, because it Is Nixon's. First state float—Delaware, Die flrtit slate to come into Ihe union, depicting Caesar Rodney's ride from Dover Green lo Philadelphia lo sign Ihe Dcclaralion of Independence. Second state float — New Jersey, Washington crossing the Delaware, Third slate float — Georgia, the ;olf course at Augusta, whore Slsenhowcr played. Other state floats of unusual ntercsV; Vermont, a reminder of that stale's political fidelity In the form if an atom labeled "Vermont ne- mbllcan" and bearing the legend The atom that was never spill." New York, a large simulated icad of Eisenhower turning from side- lo side, a hand waving. Indiana, 57 members of Iho Pur. due Glee Club gleefully singing Michigan, a large globe with cogs, symbolic of that-state's industrial might, tit's the costliest of Ihe floats at $6,000). There's a break In the .stale Mats for a series of 10 on the life of Eisenhower, beginning with Texas, with a replica of the house which he was born down In Dcnlson, and ending with the District of Columbia's lloat stressing peace. One surprise In the Eisenhower slory: a creamery scene. Elsen- hower used to load milk cans. Back U> the slate floats; Idaho, a. waterfall, IhoughUully spiked with antifreeze to guarantee operation in nil weathers. Alaska, stressing Us modernity but with a dog sled team out In front nevertheless. Biggest Item In the parade: the Army's 85-loii alomic cannon. ll'B 84 feet 2 Inches long, with a cnb on each end. When the front driver wants lo talk, to the rear driver he calls him on the telephone. TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 1953 LK., mii.i. ;u.i:,AGi:i£ — Buc! P. Forrest (left), Jonesboro district manager in charge of 21 Southwestern Bell Telephone exchanges In Eastern Arkansas, including. Bljihevlllc, has been named to the general manager's staff In Little Rock, It was announced yesterday. Mr. Forrest will be succeeded by W. Eldon Chapman (right), who has been manager of the Little Rock telephone office. Ike to Receive $39,000 Less Than Truman WASHINGTON (if) — As presl- ent, Dwlght D. Eisenhower will ecelve about *39,000 less In take- ome pay than ht predecessor Hary S. Truman. The latter wanted Congress to re- ipvc this difference by retaining or Elsenhower the same tax exemp- lon on a $50,000 expense alllowance hat Truman enjoyed. Eisenhower mself made no comment and Congress, which had to act by Jan. 0 for the new President to bene- It, did nothing about It after louse committee rejected the bill. Here's the way Truman figured iut his own and Eisenhower's pay: Truman: Robber Beats Off Boy Pursuer, Makes Escape on His Bicycle Girl, 4, Finds 10-Inch Pipe Uncomfortable ARCADIA, Cnlif. (fl'i— Four-year- old Heather McLnughlin has discovered that a 10-Inch wnler pipe cnn be R most uncomfortable prison ft little girl. She stepped Into the pipe yesterday nnd was held fast In It, for two hours, An electric saw had to b6 used to cut the pipe. Her rescuers tlien took off her shoes, which had been wedged around the valve It enclosed, before they lifted her out. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McLnughHn, . init&snged - her anus while the rescue work was going on The child was 1 unhurt. New Zealand -has one of the lowest death rates, and the lowes. Infant mortnlit£ rate, in the world Here's Avhy it pays lo buy an automatic I buy far feiver children's clothes now" You buy less because a Gas dryer makes U easy to wash more often. It's so speedy it dries clothes In minutes! dries clothes so fast... costs so little to run! clothes dryer A Natural Gas clothes dryer saves (Ime, work, clothes. Lets you WRsh any fime, even at night. Dries clothes in minutes— gently, evenly, automatically. Your natural gas appliance dealer will be glad to have you come in and inspect the new Automatic Gas Clothes Dryer. "Much, much fluffier toiccls" They're tumble-tosicd in a current of warm sir, come oul Dully and wonderfully sweet-smelling. "I don't oven have to iron pajnmns" ll's hard to believe how amazingly free from wrinVles your c1<Mhc( come'oul of a Gas dryer. You hardly need an iron for mosl collotn. Ark-Mo Power Co. "Natural Gas is Naturally Better" KT. LOUIS Ml—A 12-ycar-old boy ught up u-llh a fleeing gunman si night only lo lose nts bicycle, us Inadvertently helping the man cnpe In a cqmedy of errors. II all began when Die mnn en- red . n confectionery In mldtown I.ouis, pulled out a gun and de- rvnded money. A customer entered. Tlie gim- an courteously let the store own- watt on the customer, but the vncr. Joseph Eno, took advnn- ge of the open door ond fled own Ihe street shouting. The gunman fired at Eno unsuc- essfuliy. Nearby residents began pouring om their homes. The gunman eel in Ihe olher direction with the i;owd in hot pursuit. Pntrolmnn Emil Boullcoiilt BHW he mob running toward him shout"Stop thief." He pulled out Is gun" but couldn't lell who the ulprlt was. With n rush the would-be bandit and crowd was past him so .Boull- coult ended up chasing the chasers •Then James Nations, 12. mounted on his trusty two-wheeler, look over. But one push from the gunman and the boy was on Ihe grounc while the fugitive rapidly peddled away from the .panting crow-d. The bicycle was found later bu not the gunman. Fair Fosters Commercial Ties NAPLES wj—Italy's lavish "Ov erseas Fair" has chosen Italian latlons with Africa and Asia as it 1953 theme. Asian'and African na lions will bo Invited to establish ex hlbits of raw materials and finish ed products which could find r, plac in the Italian and general Eiiropen market. The fair opens next May. Annual salary Tax-free expense Allowance . ...... Total . Tax on salary alone . .. Take-home pay , , Elsenhower; Annual salary . .. Taxable allowance Total . Tax on full amount Take-home ....$100,000 .... 30,000 .... 150,000 .... 56,000 .... 84,000 ... $100.000 ..;. 50.000 ,... 150,000 95,000 55.00C Pecan and Persian walnul Irees are large and tremendous bearers when well cultivated. Filbert tree: on the other hand, are the smalles of the commercial nut-producing trees. PROPOSED BUDGET FOR , LEACHVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 40 Proposed Budget of Expenditures Together with Tax Levy for Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 19S4, lo and Includlnc June 30, 1955 The Board of Directors of Leach ville School District Number 40 Mississippi County, Arkansas, compliance with the renuiremcnts o Act 403 of 1951 and of Arnendmen 40 to the Constitution of the Stat of Arkansas, have prepared, npprov ed, and hereby make public the pro posed budget of expenditures to BUSY WITH THE BUNTING—Thousands of flags and banners are llultering off the production line at William Pnrrack's flag factory at Rockford, Essex, in England. With the help of only 17 employees, Parrack hopes (o produce at least ton mil*; of bunting by April, and all of it will BO lo decorate the Coronation route over which Queen Elizabeth II will travel in June. Uriion Jacks, red- nnci-white ensigns, and the colors of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales arc hand-printed on wool, then washed and dried. gether with the tax rate as follows; General.Control, $4,000; Instruc- ' lion, S102.0CO; Operation of School Building, $13,000; Maintenance of School Plant and Equipment. SI.OvO;' Auxiliary Agencies (including transportation) $15,000; Fixed Charges, $4,500; Capital Outlay. $5,000; Debt Service, $21,350. To provide for the foregoing budget of expenditures the Board of Directors proposes a tax levy of 45 mills. This, tax levy includes the present .continuing levy for the retirement of pre.sent Indebtedness. Two (2) mills of the above proposed Uix levy of 45 mills is for a pro- posed bond Issue of 833,000, estimated to run for 20 years (for the purpose of equipping and repairing school buildings, and refunding outstanding Indebtedness) which will constitute a continuing levy until • the principal and Interest on the. bonds are paid In full. . Clh'en at Leachville, Arkanfas this 16th day of January, 1953. ," BOARD OP DIRECTORS Leachville School District No. 40, Mississippi, County. Ark. R. P. Shipley, President Mrs. Norman Kennett, Secretary 'll Old Firm....New Name The furniture store at the corner of Main and First streets here in Blytheville is the second oldest furniture store in the city. Mr. Charles S. Lemons bought the assets of Gillen Furniture store in July of 1933 and operated the business as an individual ownership until 1945, when a partnership of Charles S. Lemons and C. M. Smart >vas formed. Mr. Smart had been an employee of Mr. Lemons since August 1, 1933. The business operated as a partnership u ntil January 1, 1948 when a corporation was formed and Mr. Gordon Harris became the third member of the ifrm. Mr. Harris had been an employee of the firm since 1937. On January 1, 1951 Mr. Lemons retired from the merchandising business so he could devote all his time to other interests and Mr. Smart bought alibis stock in the corporation/For the past two years, even though Mr. Lemons was not connected with the business, the store was operated unde r the name of Charles S. Lemons Furniture, Inc. { , t • • '• . Mr. Lemons joins the present owners, C. M. Smart, Elizabeth H. Smart and Gordon Harris, in expressing to you'sincere thanks for the business you have given the store during the past nineteen and half years. ^ On January 1st of this year, the name oi the firm was changed to C. M. Smart Furniture, Inc. We pledge to our customers and friends that we will earnestly try to have for you merchandise that is well known, nationally advertised and competitively priced. We gratefully solocit your continued p atronage. We will do our best to justify a continuance of your confidence. If we can be of any service to you anytime—day or night—please call us. . SMART FURNITURE INC. I 100 E. Main "Thrifty Shoppers Bay Smart Furniture" Blytheville Phone 2069

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