The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1950 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, December 22, 1950
Page 2
Start Free Trial

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1950 A Lot of Wind Blows in Hollywood _BLVnTEVILLB; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS l!v BOB THOMAS . HOLLY SVOOD, Dec. 22, w>> — Every year a Jot of wind blows In Hollywood and some of it Is worth rcmembc ' or her porfessiorc "A person has to be un-tionna] to get into this kind of business. Normal people couldn't take It." Jack paar, telling about his three- •••.^.ni«.iiii B . < fdar, idling aooul his I! I have collected some of (he 1950 year contract, with. RKO: "I quotes that are remarkable for never even scheduled for any of one reason or another. Here they the pictures they cancelled." arc Tallulah Bankhead's -answer to J >rts that she was giving up night "tier a reconciliation with her band, Ted Drlskln: "contented 1— .-• u.ju'i go to night clubs." I red Allen: "television Is based nil the belief that Ibere are a lot uf people with nothing tu do, "illlng to waste their lime watch' n £ people do nothing." Retsy Drake, as^ed after tier wecl- • diug to Cary Grant about possible Plaits for children: "1 think It would be very depressing for one lo know that he was a planned baby. That's so cold and unroman- llc." Herij' Lama,rr, explaining why •she couldn't sec the police for two days afier losing $250,00 worth of jewels: "You know what it's like lo come home after a party and be wakened from a sound sleep." Director Klia Kazan: "Actors should stay hungry." Vivien Leigh, asked if her hus- bandi Laurence Olivier, had plans to film more S.iake.speare: "1 don't Ihibk he'd say If he did, Orson Welles might, start filming the same thing immediately." Dorothy Parker, explaining why *k£ didn't take a honeymoon after '«§•: re-marriage to Alan Campbell: "We're going nowhere. We've been everywhere." Ked Skrlton, hearing about a fire at ihe preview of one of his pictures: "You can't btame it on the lilrlnre because it's not so hot." Jean Simmons, commenting on yell leaders after seeing her first American football game: "I don't like those people waving their arms to get people to yell. Goodness knows, we scream our guts out at soccer matches, taut not at somebody else's direction." tlalian actress Marina Bert!, arguing against divorce: "Men are all alike, so why throw one awav and fet another just like hfm?"il is better to keep the one you have and profit from the time and trouble you have spent on him." ^ Maria Toren, on u. S. males "the American wolf is rei and uncertain, lie is a. order to hide his shyness." Lauren-- Bacall. on the natur Tennessee Cattle Firm Raises Cows on Share-Crop Basis Bob Hop*: ."Vaudeville It 'dead and telerJiion i, fh« boi liter burled II In." Chill wills, the voice of "Francis": "Folks have been talking to me about going into politics, but I figure I better stay In a field where a talking mule Is a novelty." Sir Laurence Olivier, after observing Ihe Los Angeles smog: "Isn't it ironic thai motion pictures came vest wan! for the sunshine and'now there isn't any?" MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 22. (AP) —Here's a new wrinkle In southern shnrecropping _ raking company- owned beef on a share-the-profits basis. The Cotton suites Catlle Company of Collierville, near here, plans to spread 5.000 high-grade steers ami cows over farms in Tennessee, Missouri, Arkassans, Mississippi and possibly Alabama, Louisiana and Kentucky Mannver John H. Hembree said LEADS FRENCH ARMY— Gen. Jean de Laltre de Tassigny, above, one of. France's ablest and most experienced military men, has taken over command of =>. males: French forces in Jndo-China. As eally shy Doln military and political com- ibrupt in mander in the area, he will direct ' the war against Communist rebels In Indo-Ch!na. the company furnishes all financing and buying and costs of handling the cattle until deliver to the farm. The farmer supplies all leed and labor while raising the cattle. And company and farmer -share in the profits when it Is sold. Hembree, in announcing the plan Wedesday, said Ihe farmer can'l lose, "except ivhere lie makes errors in his own feed production casts." If the animal dies through no fault of the farmer, Hembree said, the company charges it off as a less If the loss Is due to negligence, half the theoretical gain of the animal will be charged to the farmer. Hembree said the company will do business only with farmers recommended by their county agents, Production Credit, offices. Soil Conservation Agents, bankers and merchants. Raising Coke Prices In Dispensing Machine Proves No Problem SANTA ROSA. Calif., Dec. 22. fAP)— Its no trick at all to rahe the price of Coca Cola from 5 to 10 cents In dispensing machines. Employes of the local distributor simply changed the nickel slots to take dimes last night. They said they understood similar changes would be made in other nothern California dispensing machines. A reporter watched mm machine where the price was hiked. Throughout the evening, eight, 10-cent cokes were purchased. The average, at 5 cents, had been 40 In the same period. Several eastern and southern areas hare seen prices raised to 10 cents. PAGE THRES OK KILLING r.ank II, »^,. and « rabui ," ic ' f *" cn ' j " ut! "' "'°" 1 ° r ihe h ° me ° f -.i after pohce found Martin's wife. Victona, 28, shot to death, chief of Detedives Stan d Broo " * l u . , , o ea, e o Detedives S .said Brooks has been identified as a „,»„ who drove BWBy ,„,„ ,„„ „„,,, „, , he " * f and fu-ed point blank at Patrolman Krnest Hovard who wa.s exa,ninin B the body. Br J k s * t e Ltt^n of the p,le as an ambulance attendant wrostles him. (AP Wi r cpl,olo) ' Decker ™ Safety Council Foresees About 440 Traffic Deaths During Yule Season CHICAGO. Dec. 22. (AP) _ The National Safety Council today forecast the gloomiest Christmas ever, as far as traffic deaths are concerned. Estimating that 440 persons would die in traffic crashes during the three-day Christmas holiday, the Council said the figure was the largest pre-holiday estimate it has ever made. The Council's estimate covers only immediate traffic deaths, occurring between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Monday. "Perhaps this is a grim thought to launch the Christmas season." said President Ned H. Dearborn. "Bui Ihe record of past holidays speaks for Itself. Of course, the toll doesn't have to be half that big If the lessons of experience are needed by everyone who grasps a steer- Ing whcl or starts (o walk across a street." FARM LOANS Kmt, Lm« Ten* Prompt l.'Hles HKALTOHS I'llOJK C«.. May this Christmas-tide possess scores of wonderful '•-i'A surprises and pleasures foe ?T fa I ^^ y&$ jf you to enjoy and j *g,, 4 woxaaber! |||- ( |f ALVIN HARDY £\ Furniture Co. ,ft> 1 ^^ *-, i t ^^ j&&"^r si? 1 "^4? %iw ^4/ k ^'^^-AK *s-4vi «<«'M^^;t*« w< u.«^<«t,ce^w^«, 5 , S x'<'«.jw<««««^^i^^^^5^ nrrrf Why, That Rat DETROIT. Dec. 22. M'j—Police- ! man Prank Sargent. 34. laid his | § mitten on the ground Wednesday niftht while writing a ticket for il- I legal parking. When he put it. back on. something bit him. A rat had crawled Inside. a message to Saying thanks to you, as a customer and friend of 4ir bank, is a very pleasant year-end privilege. As we go into the new year together, we want you to knovv that we appreciate the business you have entrusted to us and that we look forward to being •increasingly helpful to you in the days ahead. To serve your financial needs well—to share with you the lienetits of our experience—to be alert for new ways of being iiSGful-these are the goals before us. May the coming year bring to you those things which will afford you and your family the greatest happiness. It is our sincere desire to-be of assistance lo you in all of your financial affairs and to extent! to you every credit facility i n keeping with our established rule of safe and conservative banking. Safety and Service is our motto. The Farmers Bank & Trust Co. "THE OLDEST BANK IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY" r. D. I. o. -110,00 Bach DcposU Authorttftt Mnrtaag* Lfion Solicitor lor Member Federal R c ser7« Sy«tera • •. .

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free