The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1953 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 1953 Ikes Carefree Life Ended at Noon Today By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON WV— Gen. Eisenhower In later years may look back upon his life up till noon today as nlmost carefree when with what lies ahead. compared His whole life had been a preparation for military eminence. He atlalncrt It. If he had retired from public life when' he retired from military life his place in hlsiory would 'be unquestioned. H would hav« been military his- CHAIN DRIVE-Shipyard worker Alfred Johnson begins tlie long task of chipping rust from, the Queen- Elizabeth's 330 fathoms o£ bow anchor chain, as the huge liner lies in drydcck at Southampton; England. The ship is getting an extra-special going- over in preparation for hei Coronation Year sailings. All World Heard Inauguration WASHINGTON (IP> — Accounts of today's inauguration were carried to listerners around the world in 46 languages and dialects by t h e Voice of America, the State Department's overseas radio. A special inaugural program, the department said, was beamed simultaneously to Europe, the Near and Middle East, the Pav East arid Latin America on 42 different frequencin. In some countries, the program was to be further relayed locally. Tile Japanese Broadcasting Company, the department said, estimated it would have 20 million listeners. tory, of course. Any fault found with him In that field, such as in tactics or strategy, would have been only a minor footnote in the fat volume of his achievements. His was niiliUry success on the grand scale. But the affection he won from a feratcful nation was for more than just his victories in battle. In his appearance he represented the military side ot democracy at its best: He was a warm, earnest, smiling man. On the most solemn occasions he seemed ai Irlendly nnd familiar as the man next door. But by the very nature of his military life; and of the position of a military man in a republic, there was always someone above him to give final approval, or the final .order, for a decision he made. When he was a lieutenant, it WT the captain; when he was a general or chief of staff, It was the President. Someone until now always stood between him and the final critical judgment of history on whatever he did. No Longer True That is no longer true. After noon today, as new head of the government, he became responsible for leadership In problems greater than any he ever knew as head of armies, great as (hey were. With the presidency he assumes leadership for roughly half the people on earth because this country has undertaken leadership for that I>mi of mankind which lies outside comrhunisni. President Truman laid the groundwork for (hat leadership. But it was only a beginning. It will be up to Eisenhower to use what tins already been done and improve upon it. These next four years may be the turning point, one way or the other, in the struggle with communism. So the future of mankind may depend upon his ability, his vision and his decisions. He didn't have to take the presidency. He could have stopped where he was, knowing history would always deal with him most kindly. He cannot now be sure of that in his new 'assignment. If he succeeds, he -will have an even more honored place in 'history. If he fails —. Only time could measure the degree and the con T sequences of his failure.' It speaks well for his confidence in himself, and the confidence of his countrymen in him, that here, almost at the beginning of his old age, he is willing to undertake what is, in effect, a new life. If Hunting Accident Fatal to Youth .TRUMANN, Ark. (/P) — A hunting accident here yesterday took the life of 9-year-old Junior Ray Holt of Trnmann. . Tlie lad's brother and hunting companion, Dessle Holb,'said a 12 gauge shotgun which had been propped against a tree fell and discharged. The blast hit Junior Ray. The boys' parents are Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Holt. "PRIZE" SECRETARY- Actress Marie Wilson, above, will be your secretary for one day. All you have to do is-make the largest contribution of anyone in the country lo the March ot Dimes, during the present campaign. This is the second year that Marie has mada the "prize" offer. Adams Appliance Co. Inc. Los Angeles Bans. UNESCO Program LOS ANGELES (IP, — The s-hool board has banned the u: ESCO program* from the Los Angeles public schools. The board heard four hours of heated discussion for and against the program last night, then voted to ban it from the curriculum. It had been used in modified form since last year, when organized opposition developed to its presentation as a separate, specialized subject. The school board decreed, however, ihat the school shall "con-, tinue to teach subjects of human relations and moral and spiritual values." Opponents of the program said that UNESCO material given students was "designed to promote world government." BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGB THRKS Groucho Marx Predicts Brothers Won't Perform Again as a Team By JAMES BACON ... ... (For Bob Thomas) .../... HOLLYWOOD, UV-Sad news today from Groucho Marx, who is seldom sad, even for n comic. The Marx Brothers will never perform again as a team, predicts Groucho. That Is sad, because tlie Marx Brothers nt their zanlest would make Martin and Lewis appear like temperance lecturers. "The same people who yell for us lo appear again as a team are the same ones who would be the first lo holler, 'Why did they have to bring those guys back?'" Groucho says. Groucho adds that he and his brothers believe it is better to follow the old vaudeville maxim— "Always leave them laughing." Besides, both he and Harpo are well fixed financially. •"'Chico is broke, of course, but that's not news. If that guy iriade S10.000 a'day, he'd spend $10,000. That's his life. He's happy. What puzzles me is that he sleeps better at night than I do." Groucho has one of the. softest touches in television and radio. His quiz show, "You Bet Your Life," is telecast and broadcast simultaneously. It requires little time on Groucho's part. Vf says that after 22 ysyf. he finally has completed the'tfyc'ie*of all Easterners who move to California. "When you first come out here, you buy a home on a mountalntop, install indirect lighting so you can belter enjoy the view at night. You look at tho view just once. "Next, you live at the beach. Before long the waves are breaking In your living room. "Ho you move to a canyon home. The storms come in the winter and wash your neighbor's house on top of yours. "Finally; you buy a house on a nice, quiet street like this (in Beverly Hills) where the milkman comes every morning and the ifids play ^with the kids next door jusl like they do in Philadelphia or Wichita." His home is large but not overly large in the movie star tradition. He had a big house once but, got rid of it after an incident that almost scared the pants off him. He was way off in a back bedroom strumming his guilar when the door creaked arid he looked up to confront a giant monster. It was his friend, Boris Karloff, made up for the first time as' Frankenstein. Karloif had driven across town from the studio in the monster get-up just to play a gag. "The maid let him in' just before she fainied," recalls Groucho. How Is the Time fo Prepare Yo'.ir Own for the Future! SEE' THE NEW ^953 ENCYCLOPEDIA. First Choice of America's Schools and Libraries. Call Bill Pattern, 8S90 For Free Demonstration Get a Studebaker truck and cut costs in '53 Get stand-out gas mileage! &»%***! Put your hauling costs; on Ihe downgrade all the way this year. Get a Sfudebaker truck nnd get pulling power that's earning power. You get the big torque of the Studebaker Power-Plus engine for hefty hauling—the amazing efficiency of the Studebaker Econ- o-mts«r engine for lighter duly service. Stop in and let ut show you a Studebaker truck that's exactly suited to your needs. A Studeboker's good looks pay off in good will . The streamlined design of a Studehakcr truck attracts favorable attention. Your choice of yl, \i and 1 ton pickups or stakes or powerful IK and 2-ton models. CHAMBLIN SALES COMPANY ' Ml-dl A* Phone 6838 Young Arkansan Killed in Germany NUERNBERG. Germany, (IPi — The 3-yenr-old son of an Arkansas nrniy couple. MaJ. nnd Mrs Frank Rhea of Waldo, was Injured fatally here Sunday as he -.valked into tlie street on his way to Sunday school. Police said Roger Willy Rhea walked into the street behind a truck ds it began backing. He was struck by the vehicle before Ills mother could reach his side, police said. Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers Five building permits, three of them for adding rooms to existing structures, were Issued during the past week, H. Belts, owner of the fish market at 1910 West Rose, applied for a permit to enlarge the market by the addition ^ot a 32 by 14 foot frame room, valued at $600. Hainey Howard is the contractor. A permit was granted to Edna Mulllns for the addition of a bedroom to the residence of 1213 Thompson Street.-Value was placed at $500. Arthee Shannon applied for a permit to bull da two-room residence at 1T09 Charlltie Street in the rear. Vnlue was listed at S100. Ertdle Bucks, 130 Doujjan street, filed application to arid one room to the residence at that address, at n value of $1,000, Oiie room for storage Ifi lo be constructed at 1708 Jackson by Prank Hunt at the stated value of $187.78. Real estate transfers recorded during the week were: E. J. and Sallle Bird Marshall to Ellen C. Moore, for $10,500, SW Quarter of SE Quarter, Sec. 31-T14N-R10E. J. E. rind Mary K. Stevenson, Jr., -and Kendall and Tlielnm Berry, tc J. E. and Mary K. Stevenson, Jr., for $1,000, Lot 4, Block 4, Country Club Heights Addition. Shirley Bryant Gets First Skin Graft LITTLE ROCK (/I 1 ) — Twelve- rear-old Shirley Bryant, critically burned in the fire that killed her parents ai>d tlx brother* and sls- crs, was to receive her first skin iraft here today. 'Officials at the Arkansas Chil- Iren's Home and Hospital said the graft would be performed on the most seriously burned section of her body, centered on her lower back. Physicians said she is "doing fine" and is "psychologically balanced" after undergoing the Christmas Day shock of learning that she was the Lots of Nails One company alone manufactured 31,350,000 kegs of nails during World War II. This was enough lo fill a freight train C87 miles long. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Rest Prices Kirby Druq Shores HOLDS TILL MAY 1 ST Be ready for Ihe boaling season with a Deluxe Sea King from Wardi. Put one aside on Wards Lay-Away Plan for $10—pay balance or start Words Monthly Payment Plon May 1 when motor Is picked up. Sea King "5" Deluxe Twin DualChtch 14-O.UU S-HP 5-HP Sea King "5" equals mofors selling for up to $40 more. Shift-conlrolled for Improved maneuvering. Dvol clulch lets you shift inlo nculral or forward wilh molor running. 360" full pivol for reverse. SEA KING "12" (Nol shown). 12-HP "Gearshift" Twin equals motors up to $70 more. Shifts from forward lo neutral or reverse wilh motor running... .$237.00 SEA. KING "3" (Not shown). Thrifty 3-HP Single for smaller bools. Easy to carry—weighs only 29 Ibj, yet is a powerful molor for ils small size... .$99,50 ALL MOTORS O.B.C. RATED AT 4000 8PM sole survivor of Ihe kerosene btut that leveled the family home near here. She was pushed around the hc«- pilal hall In a wheel chair for th« first time about four dayi ajo. Doctors said lh» young girl lj in » ward with 12 other children and 'get.! along with them fine." if the graft? made today "lake " doctors said she probably would be recovered in about two week* »nd ready for physio-therapy. A rccermy donated scMolarihlp to Little Rock Junior College h»» boosted the "Shirley' Bryant" fund to near the $11,000 mark. A robot motorist with mechanical nerves Is the newest scientific tool for designing more comfort and safety Inlo automobiles Thii device automatically records on i moving tape the sllghlesl rolling, pitching, or zigzag motions In cars under test. SAVE 4 WAYS FARM WITH POWER TRACS 10-38 4-ply 69.00 /"/us fee/, tax 1.NEW WIDER TREAD PULLS MORE Power Trac's "paddle-wheel" tread is now built wider,' loke, a bigger bife and pulls more-gels more work done foryou foster. 2. 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