The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 15, 1950
Page 9
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHBVILLB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Washington Considers Atom-Bombing But Few Are Taking to Hills Bj ARTHUR EDSON WASHINGTON, Dec. 15. (/!>)—The possibility an atomic bomb lilt the nation's capital is discussed here a great deal, but so far none of us Washington residents are taking to the hills. Or at any rate, not many of us. This conclusion was reached todny after sampling real estate men's opinions. Tlie survey was far froni complete, but those I talked to unanimously agreed: There's no noticeable rush to get out of town. Only this week a budget official quoted President Truman as saying the government must not flee Washington if enemy air raids should come. What would happen to the civilian populace under these circumstances, no one knows. Right now, it's staying put. Charles J. Rush of the real estate board of Washington pointed out that for years people have been moving farther and farther out of town. That trend Isn't peculiar to Washington, of course. Fine Farm Lands Por Instance, Harold Ickes and Dean Acheson have farms in Maryland; Gen. George C. Marshall and Arthur Godfrey have places in Virginia. Many a lesser light has followed them. "I haven't heard of any trend just because of the bomb," Rush said. Kobert J. Lewis, real estate edi tor of the Washington Evening Star, recalls that in the past advertisers have used such bait as: "Be safe! Come to the hunt country of Virginia." But this has fallen oft, he soys. Yesterday's want ad section of the Star, for example, had no mention of safety from bomb attacks. In fact, two advertisers used as a lure the nearness o( their homes to the Pentagon, an obvious target for any potential enemy. "It's Already Crowded He snys there has been no great rush to that area, and he suggests one reason why: It's already so crowded there's not much room for \vou!d-be A-bomb dodgers. Of course, there's more than one way to try to hide. The socially prominent Mrs. All IJciberg—(she's tlie-'formcr wife of den, Douglas Mac-Arthur, actor Lionel Atwill and Xvalter Brooks of Baltimore) — has announced she's putting an atom bomb shelter In the subbasement of her home. It's for the neighbors, she said And she added: "A lot of people in London who laughed at the Idea of building bomb shelters were gland enough to run to their neighbors' shelters when .London was bombed." But Mrs. Helbcrg's is the only A-bomb shelter I've heard of. If the worst comes, it could get rather crowded. 'Love 7s Better Than Ever' Liz Quits, Goes Home to Mother HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 15. (IP) — Married at 18, divorced before she's 19. That, from the star herself, is the prospect before Elizabeth Taylor. . . The British-born beauty, who won't be IS until < next Feb. 27, said yesterday she will file a divorce suit against hotel heir Nick Hilton early in the new' year. "I am very sorry that Nick and I are unable to adjust our differences and that we have to come to, » final parting of the ways," the actress said hi a statement prepared by her studio. "We both regret this decision, but after personal discussions we realize there is no possibility of reconciliation." , > . . "Home tp Mother" Liz went home to mother ;Mrs. Francis Taylor of Beverly' Hills) last week, just seven months and B day after the Taylor-Hilton nuptials s et the 1949 social high water and champagne mark for the movie colony. - ' .• . Hilton, back from a week of hunt- Ing iri the El Paso. Tex., area, was unavailable for comment. His office said the 23-year-old scion "left without saying where he was going and we don't cxepect him back until after the first of the year." He is In the hotel business with his father, Conrad Hilton. There was little doubt among filmland insiders where Nick stood It apparently was the old marriage vs. career scrap, with the latter again winning, as it often does here , "Goldfish-Bowl Disliked" Hilton, it was observed, had little liking for the "goldfish bowl" lire which Hollywood celebrities generally lead. Even lissome Liz had to admit lhat their honeymoon, with photographers trailing them through the capitals of Europe, "wasn't very private." .... Once, In pans, tlie actress said "if my pictures ever start Interfering with our marriage, I'll quil pictures but quick." That view was- shattered, bu quicker, with' her statement that slu. will file the divorce suit as soon as her current picture—"Love I Better Than Ever"—is finished, in about three weeks. Future Teachers Club at High School Installs 13 Students as New Members - The High School Jliture Teachers 'of America 1 club welcomed into the organization 13 new members at Installation exercises this morning iri .the school auditorium' with Diana Keller, president, In charge. New members are Evelyn Bowen, •Eva Sue Chamberlain, Marjorie Dougherty, Clydel -Eldridge, Anna Hand ley, Ann Hester, Carol Ann Holt, Dena Mizelle, Edward Pipkin, J. B. Riggs, Patsy Weaver, Bonnie Nell McOormlck and Mary Smith. Organized in March, 1948, as the $1,200 Returned From City Dump DETROIT. Dec. 15. OPi— Tile public Works Department In suburban Ecorse came to the rescue iri a big way when poultry market operator Edward Archino inadvertently dropped $!,200 in a trash can. Archino worriedly told police yesterday how he put the money In a little green bag and the bag fell into the trash basket. But by that time the trash can and its contents had been carried to the t'ty dump . So officers notified the Public Works Department, and employes there went to work with bulldozer and pitchfork. After a two-hour search they came up with the cash and returned it to a grateful Archino. On Hit and Run Street JACKSONVILLE, Fla, Dec. 15 (Ap)—A pedestrian was hit by a track on Run street here yesterday. Police said it was a case of hit and run. "Rosa Hardy Club"—In honor o Miss Hardy's contributions to thi School system—the club now has i membership of 35 with Diana Zellei a s president, joe Ray Price, vice president, Fruma Borowsky, secret ary, and Sue Osborne; ''treasurer Mrs. Luclle Quellmnlz is fncultj sponsor. Several p.T.A. members altendei the state convention at Little Ftocl this fall, and Suture plans. Includi a visit to Arkansas State Collegi at Jonesboro. "Send Flowers This } x Christmas and you'll * be sure to please" jjFLOWERS! Holly. Pine Concs.j ^Candles, and Fiornl Deconttionslj JiGifts! Dial 4491, place your order; fjnow! FRIDAY, DECEMBER IB ,1980 ,? 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