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ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK, ALEXANDRIA-PIN! EVILLE, FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1934 PAGE TWENTY William Holden, Audrey Hepburn Oscars; Aged Doe, Mother of 22 Fawns, Dies After Out-Living Normal Life Span LOG Donna Reed, Sinatra Best Supporting Players ire. RADIO KALD c-smo w-A. SM K. FRIDAY I i rT5 By Dave Rodwell Artoiig Advocate Editor Artesia, N.M. 1ft A pet doe which lived twice the life expectancy of a deer and gave birth to 22 fawns has died on a ranch near Artesia.

Although a mother of note, she had a peculiar hatred for women wearing skirts. Affectionately known as "Fawny," the 15-year-old doe was found in the Sacramento Mountains west of Artesia in 1940. The State Game Department said the normal life of a deer is seven or eight years. Never tied or fenced in, she re mained a pet She gave birth to three sets of triplets and one of her first fawns, now 12, still is alive. Fawny was reared on a bottle by Cecil Smith, Artesia grocery store operator.

Early in her long life, she frolicked with children. tagging after them like a dog and answering to her name. Then, one day she disappeared A few weeks later she turned up again and led Van Welch, on whose ranch she lived, to a barn where her first fawns, twins, were bed ded. Soon after, she developed a men tal twist a deeD dislike for skirts. A woman visited the neicn ranch, and the doe galloped down from a hillside in answer to Welch's call.

The deer attacked the woman, ripping the back of her jacket and blackening her eyes with her hooves. But another woman visitor wearing slacks didn't draw the Doe's Situ. Only RAFAEL Spectacular Color a 6:00 Eaaarter CaaJWIIfal aag lUar AIi DriM N.wl CaaalalliM aag gUvar Nw. aag Sparts Brass ra 5 Tfcl. to aa Maws 0 rfly :1 Mail af MaalaaJ ftoatr Mt taa Wlaaar 070 MiMf 8:00 vtsta aJ Harris Pall Harrla-AUaa Jaya .11 t.

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Kalteabera V) Beh Flaaegaa Spertt 'Peeale 'Saerte 'Peeale w.V yv. vja iv i WILLIAM HOLDEN best actor DONNA REED supporting actress 1 By James Bacon HOLLYWOOD uKWilliam Hol den, tho movies' favorite average piy, and Audrey Hepburn, itt fa vorite princess, won Hollywood's i top acting Oscars last night nie movie "From Here to Eter- mty," tying the all-time record of eight awards, was named the best picture of 1353 at the 26th annual Academy Awards presentation. Holden, who played a semi-heel in the movie "Stalae 17." was both happy and upset about his first Oscar. He was happy, of course, for winning the top honor but said he was "very upset" for having to hurry his acceptance speech due to the television time commitments. lirvl A trm.

you and get oil, he said. "I edit to Billy of 'Stalag 17') i faith in me. have held off siai just a lit- wanted to give credit Wilder (the director for having so much I think they could the closing commercial just tie longer so that everyone could know how much Wilder was re sponsible." Holden, a youthful 36, said he "was pretty leery" before the pre sentation of the award. "I thought Burt Lancaster would get it" He admitted that his role in "Stalag" was one that he wasn't particularly thrilled with during the making of the picture. "But I see the light now.

In fact, I'm holding it," he said, raising his golden Oscar. Miss Hepburn, in stage makeup for her Broadway role of a water nymph in the play "Ondine," received her award in the New York portion of the show. Her first movie starring role was that of a princess on the loose in "Roman Holiday." Visibly touched, the 24-year-old ex-ballerina said, "I am truly, truly grateful." She said it like she really meant it "It's too much," she said. "It's like being given something to wear that you have to grow into. Something to work toward." Someone asked: What next? 'I still have the same goal." the excited actress replied, smiling.

"To be a great actress?" "Yes, to be a really good one." So she would be free in time for the announcement, the management of her stage play had advanced curtain time 10 minutes and cut the intermission. In costume, she hurried to the NBC Cen- ter Theater at Radio City with police motorcycle escort, she made a quick change of clothing there. She said she had hoped but she was also afraid that if she won and had to say a few words she would fluff her lines The sex and-violence-filled "Eternity," a story of the pre-Pearl Harbor regular Army, captured awards for sound record ing, film editing, cinematography, screenplay, direction and support ing actress and supporting actor in addition to best picture. The eight Oscars tied the former record held by "Gone With the Wind." Donna Reed, as the prostitute of the James Jones best seller, t' The game department said ner actions "bears out our contention that a wild animal in captivity cannot be trusted. We definitely discourage anyone from making pet of a wild ammai Decause thev so often have some kind of quirk which may make them at tack at any time." But Fawny always was gentle with children, although she disliked little girls unless they were clad in blue jeans.

Fawny's domesticity puziled forest rangers. "They'd come around every once in a while," Welch recalled. "We explained she wasn't in captivity and then call her by name. She'd come bouncing off the hillside as proud as could be. The rangers would go away still puzzled.

They kept coming around but never did find her inside a fence she never was behind one in her life." INSURANCE PREMIUMS BATON ROUGE, and individuals in East Baton Rouge parish last year paid four times as much for insurance premiums as was required tf operate the city-parish government. J. B. Heroman, parish treasurer, said all insurance premiums paid during a calendar 1954 totaled an increase over 1953 of $5,553,674. City-parish government costs about $7-million.

The insurance business is divided among 421 companies and agencies, according to licenses issued by the city-parish government. Tonight Best Picture In Town Kiddies Under 12 Free or -qia SABATINTS Technicolor 0 terttnl Showing Tonite Dial 9393 DEFIED Louisiana College Council, Class Elections Are Scheduled April 6 Today is the deadline for nonii-jand Gary Foil of Franklinton, sanations for 1954-55 Student Council' dent council representatives, and class officers at Louisiana Junior class Johnny Green of College. Simpson, president; Billy Roy Sni- Stanley Clark of Olla, Studentjder of Delhi, vice president; Judie Council president, said that each'Pennebaker of Jackson, secretary lit TA m'ighy not! of tovt, 0 i laufihttr, mJvinlun, great miffhtitr in tht stmoiwi STEWART ELA'SOIt uRANGERiARRER JANET Ma with UPWDVWlI MX AM JANET Tl Ma Leighterrer KSYL fTO K. C10M W-N. 1 IVININO WHO DOES IT? Tht gnswor is in tht BUSINESS SERVICE ids in tho Classified Section of Today's Town Talk.

You'll find Television and Radio) Repairmen, Appliance Service, Land Clearing, Laundry Service, Insurance, Furniture Re-pairmen, Remodeling concerns and Many many other progressive businesses that will bo' glad to help with your Spring planning! Be sure to road tho Business Services Daily. missiles fired at White Sands. The congressmen first visited the Fort Bliss ranges, where they saw the "skysweeper," an anti-aircraft gun which is controlled by radar, as well as other, more conven tional weapons. During the afternoon trip to White Sands, the Army said they would see the Nike, described as a multi finned, pencil-shaped roc ket designed to track down bomb' ers at more than 1,500 miles per hour. It uses its own radar and electronic brain to follow maneu vering planes.

Son of Lindbergh Takes Young Bride EVANSTON, 111., (UP) Publicity shy Jon Morrow Lind bergh, 21-year-old son of the famed New York to Paris flier, was wed to blonde Barbara H. Robbins in a secret ceremony last Satur day, marriage records showed Fri day. The bride, an outdoor girl and Alpinist, was a good match for adventure loving Lindbergh, him self a mountain climber and ma rine biology student. Records found in the Cook coun ty clerk's office showed that the 23-year-old bride was listed as Northwestern University coed, but the university said she was not registered for this quarter. Lindbergh is a senior at Stanford Uni versity, Palo Alto, Calif.

Mrs. William W. Miller, an aunt of the bride, said the couple was honeymooning and would probably go to Palo Alto to live. Mrs. Lucy Holcombe Pickens was the only woman to have her portrait put on Confederate cur rency.

Mrs. Pickens' portrait was used on issues of both 1 and $100 bills. KDBS 1000 Watts 1410 KC SATURDAY MOBNINO "gii-! 0:00 I Hillbilly F.lk Sengs I Greovey Daddy 10:30 Jats, Blaes, Splrltaala 11:001 Tea The Morning 11 12:001 Gespel Hear SATURDAY AFTERNOON gtrlnibllly Jebll.e i 1:89 Matinee la Rhythm i I i 1:18 1 Greavey Daddy Jan, Blaet, 8plrltaaU 4:15 Hillbilly Felk Sengs Gespel Gems I :1 I As the 8aa Seta (Slga Off) candidate for nomination must file a petition signed by 10 per cent of the student body no later than today. Student Council officers to be elected are president, first vice president (male), second vice president (female), secretary, treasurer and parliamentarian. Each class will elect a president, secretary and student council rep resentative.

The senior class will elect two student council repre sentatives. April i Election April 6 has been set as the date for the student elections. This year's Student Council of ficers are: Clark, president; Elea nor Harvey of Baton Rouge, sec ond vice president; Vonece Dow of secretary; Peggy Sanson of HarrisonurC. parliamentarian. The class oficers are: Senior class Tom Hall of Beaumont, Texas, president; Barbara Nina Foch-Lpis Stone-Richard AndersonIm Television Log WDSU-TV Now OrUsns ChoniMl 4 FBIDAI (VEMMO 00 Bepartar IS World of Sport and Weathcrmaa 30 Eddie Fuher Neva Caravan OO Trouble with Father 1 SO Ufa of Riley 00 The Big Story I TV Soundtuge 0 00 Cavairade of Sport 1 II New Orleana Show 10:00 Foreign Intrigue 10: JO Do Vou Know Why 1011 Atk Leavitt 10:44 Groatcat Fighto ad the Century 11:00 Newa 11 05 Man Agatnit Crime 11JJ WreetUng I 11 44 Nitecap Newa and Sporta ketulu Prater for Peace IATCBDAT MOBNINO SS Morntna Prayer 0:00 Super Circua 1:30 Captain Video 10:00 Captain Midnight 10:30 mil in Ed McConnell 11 00 Big Top 13:00 Johnny Jupiter ATFBDAY AFTIBNOOM 30 Mr.

Wizard 1:00 Theatre 1:30 Pride of the Family 100 Dollar A Second 1:30 The Name the Sam 4 00 TV Buck Action 4:30 PUyhouta 5 00 Roy Roger 1:30 The Lone Ranger KNOE-TV Monro Chonnol I FRIDAY IVINLMO I 00 News TV Weatherman Sporta Whirl 4 30 Eddie Fisher 45 Photo Qui 7:00 Racket Squad 1:30 Topper I 00 To Be Announed 130 Life of Riley 0:00 FighU Madison Square Gardes 10:15 Late Oat on Channel I 11:45 News, Weather. Sports ATCBDAY AFTIBNOOM 11:30 Test Pattern and Sign On 11:40 Devotional 14:45 Dizzy Dean 11:55 Major League Baseball 3:30 Wrestling 4:00 Frontier Plavhouse 5:00 Northeast Louisiana Stato Hour 8:30 Facta Forum 1:45 To Be Announced 'Big Story' On Video Tonight Television fans with a set that will pick up WDSU-TV in New Or leans will have the opportunity to see scenes of Alexandria at 8 p. m. on the Show "The Big Story." The story is the TV dramatiza tion of the Seltenrich case which was presented over NBC radio Jan. 6.

Town Talk police reporter Wal lace Beene received the $500 Fall Mall award for his stories on the young couple who wrote hot checks and staged a wild jail break here last year.V Background films of the Town Talk office and other points about the city were made for use on the show. Some 15 million persons are ex pected to see the show tonight on the nationwide telecast, but WDSU- TV is the only Louisiana station that will carry the program. Texas Trying To Ban Reds AUSTIN, UP) Only action by the Texas House and Gov. Allen Shivers signature were needed Friday to make it a crime to be a Communist in Texas. The state Senate Thursday unan imously approved a bill which out laws the Communist party, con fiscates its property, makes it a felony to be a member and pro vides penalties of one to 20 years in prison and-or a fine up to 000.

Shivers has urged that Commu nists be executed as traitors, but he did not include that recommen dation in his message to the spec lal session of the Legislature, which convened for 30 days on March 15 A bill calling for the death pen alty has been introduced in the House, and legislators said there was a chance the lower chamber might amend the Senate's bill to increase the penalty. The proposal grew out of i three-day hearing by the Texas In dustrial Commission, revived by Shivers for the job last December into the alleged infiltration of Communists into the labor movement in Texas. Water Pistol Used In Murder Attempt HOLLISTER. Calif. truck- er tried to kill his estranged wife by squirting poison into her mouth with a water pistol yester day and then took his own life by drinking some of the same poison, the sheriff's office reported.

Sheriff John Luochetti said the trucker, Charles Patterson, 56, of Gilroy had arranged a meeting with his estranged wife Rose, 42, and that when a reconciliation attempt failed, he shot the liquid into her mouth with a water pis tol. Mrs. Patterson spat out most of it and rushed for town to be treat ed for burns. Deputies found Patterson dead beside his automobile. Veteran Teacher Back to College MARYVILLE, Mo.

W)-Arthur Cauffield retired in 1951 after teaching school for 61 years. Now he's back in college as a student. Cauffield, who is 81 and has a master of arts degree, said: "I knew that I would deteriorate unless I put my mind to work." He's attending Northwest Mis souri State College, where he taught 37 years and he's not taking any easy courses. "What disturbs me most," he said, "is to miss some question which I have asked my own students time and again." A rural electrification specialist at the University of Illinois says delayed-action fuses, which cost just a few cents more than regulars, prevent blown fuses and fires during cold-weather starting of electric motors. PLUS SECOND BIG HIT AUDREY, HEPBURN best a errors FRANK SINATRA supporting actor and Douglas Burnley of Shreve-port, student council representa- tive.

Sophomore Candidates Sophomore Clyde Rockett of Baton Rouge, president, Bonnie Mercer of Epps, secretary and Ferris Jordan of Baton Rouge, student council representative. Freshman Dewey Dunn of Alexandria, president; Dolores Hammons of Forest, vice president; Barbara Burch of Osyka, secretary and Don Brown of Lake Charles, student council representative. The Student Council is composed of its officers and the presidents and student council representatives from each class. FUTURE TEACHERS BATON ROUGE-UP-The 1954 convention of high school clubs and college chapters of Future Teachers of America will be heldf at Louisiana State University April 2-3. N.

B. Hackett executive sec- BOX OFFICE OPENS DAILY 12:45 -NOW- MORNING (changed to a painted hostess 0f Bunkie, treasurer and Solons Roll Out Early To Inspect Uncle Sam's Guided Missile Stable Jowers of Arcadia, secretary andjretary of the Louisiana Education Earlene Richards of St. Landry Association, will be chief speaker. ft mi aT BLINDING LURKING DANGERS THAT 4 THE THE KETTLES are trying to make tie OIVWMW) into a MODEL FARM! 1 FORT BLISS, Tex. (UP)i Twenty two congressmen rose before dawn Friday to begin a personal inspection of the Army's newest guided missiles, rockets and radar-controlled anti-aircraft weapons.

Most of them were members either, of the House Armed -Serv ices or Appropriation committees, which determine in large measure how much money the military forces get. The congressmen attended a top secret briefing last night on what they were scheduled to see at Fort Bliss, the nation's big anti-aircraft training base located near El Paso, and at the White Sands, N.M., proving ground for rockets and guided missiles, some 80 miles north. There was no official announce on what the congressmen would see, but it was learned the ultra-secret Corporal rocket, the older Nike guided missile and Hon est John, a ground-to-ground roc ket, would be demonstrated. "This trip gives us a chance to see for ourselves the performance of these new weapons," said Rep. Dewey Short, chairman of the House Armed Services com mittee.

"You might say, in a few words, we want to see if the tax payer is getting his money worth." Rep. C. W. (Runt) Bishop, (R- chairman of the House Armed Services Appropriation subcommit tee, added that the trip came just before his group will take up the military spending bill for the next fiscal year. "We will get some actual evi dence before the hearings this way," Bishop said.

Radar crews were sent to posts in the White, organ and San An dres Mountains Wednesday, an in dication they will be called on to track the faster-than-sound rocket Showtime Dial 4926 1 AUCE KELLEY BRETT yfiffitf JHE Wrefl w'Vy a BI P.F KFllFY-HRETT uie won ner ursi ucar in me supporting category, me role was a drastic change from the goodie-goodie roles which the Demson, Iowa, native had played for years in the movies. When her name was called she ran all the way and her first words into the microphone were: It was a long walk. I didn't know if I was going to make it." Frank Sinatra, wartime croon ing idol of the nation's bobby-soxers, climaxed a thrilling career comeback in winning an Oscar for the best supporting role. Two years ago the spindly croon er was considered washed up in Hollywood. He did not sing in "Eternity" but he disclosed that he would have been more than willing to sing on last night's show.

"But no one asked me," he said. The Oscar for the best song went to "Secret Love," sung by Doris Day in "Calamity Jane" and by Ann Blyth on last night show. Fred Zinnemann, the director of "Eternity," won the top direction Oscar. He was the favorite by a close margin over George Stevens of "Shane." Stevens, however, walked off with the coveted Irving Thalberg Award for distinguished production. The night started out like a testimonial banquet for Walt Disney.

His cartoons and documentary films won four of the first six awards. They brought his total number of Oscars to 22, housed in a special anteroom at his office. Millions watched and listened to the nationally broadcast awards show, which went off without a hitch. The show, with the accent on entertainment, was the best in years. Friday's Servant Flunks Big Test HOLLYWOOD M-The house keeper for Sgt.

Joe Friday of the TV program "Dragnet" didn't do so well in her test for an automobile operator's license. Mrs. Bertha Crigler. who works for Jack Webb, producer and star of the crime thriller series, sailed through the written examination and eye test yesterday. But when she completed the driving examination and returned to the office of the Department of Motor Vehicles, she used the ac celerator instead of the brake pedal.

The auto knocked down a 30 foot palm tree. "Scarce as hens' teeth" applies to all birds, not just barnyard fowl. In birds, gizzards take trv place of teeth for grinding food. The seed-eaters, such as chickens and canaries, also eat stones and gravels to help the grinding pro SilL Cmifit-t UAMJAII OF A FROZEN WILDERNESS! mam -V ill I ERSKINE RICHARD ANDERSON viMiuii nciiueii GRANGER COREY charisse EXTRA SPECIAL EXTRA HALSEY-ALAN MDWHKAT HALSEY ALAN MOWBRAY tVWrft ATTENTION KIDS TOMORROW 'I'MYOUR LEGAL That's what tht court said!" DON-PACOF-FUN-CLUB STARTS 9:30 DURANGO KID. IN KID FROM AMARILLO CHAPTER "6" KING OF THE CONGO COLOR CARTOON Attention Legionnaires There Will De 110 DANCE At the AMERICAN LEGION HOME THIS MONTH or APniL! a wMh LEWIS STONE MARILYN cess,.

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