The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 21, 1949
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MONDAY, 21, 1949 Vet Enrollment In Colleges Off Only 856,000 Ex-GI's Planning to Attend Schools This Fall WASHINGTON, Nov. 21.-fAP)— College enrollments by World War II veterans arc tapering off sharply. The Office of Education said only 856,000 veterans enrolled for higher education this fall—16 per cent le-ss than the 1,022,000 enrollment of a year ago. The peak of 1,158,000 was reached In December, 1947. Of the nation's 15,000,000 World War II vets, the eVterans Administration said, about 6.840.000 have taken education or training under the GI hill. In the tield of higher education, t ly one state, Connecticut, report- increased veteran enrollment Ihb, I'all. And while almost half the nation's college students in 1947 were war veterans, this year only 35 per cent of them are. All veterans discharged before July 25, 1947 must start their GI blH education or training before July 25, 1951 if they want to share in the benefits. Tliost discharged after July 25, 1947. must begin their courses within four years after discharge. In both cases, the (ruining musl be completed by July 25, 1950. Veterans who enlisted or rcerr- Ilsted between Oct. 6, 1F145. and O:t 5, 19-16 have four years from the end of their enlistment period to start training, and nine years fron: that date'to complete it. College enrollment of veterans by states, with the amount of decline from a year ago given in parentheses Includes Arkansas 6,546 (1,220), Missouri 23,723 (2,267). Correspondent Tells of Winnie's Sensitive Emotions LONDON, Nov. 21. (/T>) — A U. S woman news correspondent say Winston .Churchill once broke dow and cried with despair in the dar ^days of World War Two. JH The incident is described by Vlr ''ginin Cowles, former war cones pondeht. In a book "No Cause Po Alarm." . Miss Cowles said It occurred on Dec. 1, 1940, 'at the christening the wartime premier's grandson Winston, Jr., son of Randolpl Churchill. • • It was the day after Churchill 66th birthday and London was stag gerlng under an aerial blitz'by th German Luftwaffe. The christenin; was at Chequers, official count r; home of British premiers, about 3 miles north of London. Miss Cowles, who attended' fh christening, wrote: "I had always heard, that the prime minister's emotions were easily stirred and at times,'he"could be as sentimental as a woman. On this occasion I had proof of \t, for he sat throughout the ceremony with tears streaming down his cheeks, ' 'Poor infant,' he murmured, 'to be born into such a world as this. 1 Mature Had Edna Really Fouled up; Now She (He) Becomes a Man at 33 (AKK.J (JUUKLUK NEWS NEW BURNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 21> AP)—A strange new adventure In fe_has begun for a 33-year-old wo- lan—^he has become a man. Dr. Charles P. Church said last r eek that the former Edna Gcnecki •r nearby South River has" been hanged Into Ed Gencckl—at "her" wn request—by an operation. Geneeki lived his first 33 years of fe as a girl and woman. He grad- ilatcd from Rutgers University and ater became a Junior executive at rohnson and Johnson Company lere—ail as a woman. ,Bnt "Edna"—though considered a ,ood-looking coed by Rutgers classmates—had deep doubts as to her ightful place in nature's scheme, )r. Church said. She found she had to shave ev- •ry day, and she had unusually strong hands and arms for a woman. Finally, Dr. Church said, she came to him for advice. Dr. Church sent the troubled wo- nan to leading medical authorities. They agreed that she was predojni- operalion suggested an operation to lantly male and with her full co- complete the transformation to a ibrmal man. . The new Ed Genecii will be com- ng home next, week. He'll take up lis old Job where he left it and take a new place in the community as a man. Neighbors and co-workers have been told of his change. They all want to help Ed lead the normal life that was denied to Edna. Medical authorities txplain tha_ cases like Ed Genecki's occur about once in every 150 birtlis. In most similar cases, however, one sex overcomes the other tendency, and the dominant sex is established naturally. Sometimes, though, the struggle between the two sexes goes on in later life—as it did in Ed Geneckh Princess Elizabeth Joins Sea-Going Duke tor Wedding Anniversary VALLETTA, Mnlla, Nov. 21. (AP) —Princess Elizabeth .was a happy naval officer's wife today. Her husband's ship was swinging at anchor in sight of her window. Elizabeth joined Prince Philip here last night, arriving In time for at least a part of her wedding anniversary. Her plane had Ijeen delayed In London 24 hours by fog. Philip bounded up the stens to his wife's plane as soon as it. landed and welcomed litr privately'In- side the cabin. Outside she faced photographers, and greeted Malta's governor, Sir Francis Creasy, and Archbishop conzl. Bui ceremony was at a minimum. The royal couple is staying at Villa Guardamangia. The villa overlooks the harbor where the anchored ships Include the destroyer Chequers. Philip Is second in command of the Chequers. - Russia to Repatriate 10,000 Jap Prisoners TOKYO, Nov. 21—W—Russia has announced she will repatriate 10,000 more Japanese' war prisoners by the end of November. General MacArthur's headquarters has announced. This may wind up the Russian repalrlatlon program, leaving about 300,000 Japanese still unaccounted for. PAGE THREE COLLEEN COLLECTION-Sure, and these are the three pret- liesl Irish lasses in New York, according to the judges in a department store's "Miss Ireland" contest. And bad cess lo any spalpeen who doubts it. The winner, who gets a two-week trip to Ireland, is Mary Collins, center, of New York City. Second was Joan Murray, left, ot Harrison, N. •£., and third, Sally Ferguson of New York. Carbon dioxide ,makes up only | Nitrogen makes up about 7804 Per cent of the earth's at- per cent of our atmosphere near tiere near sea level. I sea level. "Educated" Ducks Take to Waters In New York City for Protection NEW YOKK, Nov. 21. (/!>)—The* ducks apparently are getting wise to the ways of the big city. So wise, in fact, that the spoils- men don't like It. And the law Is all on the Bide of the ducks. . With the'duck-limiting season open, the experts have noted that the big migratory flocks are using waters within New York City limits for resting places. ' . It's against the law to fire a gun within city limits. "These birds are just smart." said one hunter, gating at a skyful of ducks clustered over a city-Included strip of water. "Some legal-eagle must have told 'em." A favorite landing spot for the ducks scorns to bo along the Bayside, Little Neck and Douglastcn shores of Little Neck Bay in Queens. The State Conservation Department said a survey showed, about 3,000 (lucks concentrated in the area, while nearby waters outside the city limits were comparalively barren of birds. One Good Turn ALTOONA, Pa., Nov. 21. (n')~ Traffic streamed unhesitatingly past the huddled form of a llltte white dog on a highway last week. Finally a sympathetic molorkU- 21-year-old Reno W. Russ—stopped to see if he could nfd the pup. As Russ bent over the nnlnml nu- othei vehicle struck him. The bodies of the boy and the dog lay side by side on Both were dead. Hadley Girls to Keep Their Family Name ST. LOUIS, NOV. 21. two new step-daughters oj Vice President Alben W. Barklcy will continue to use their last name of Hadloy. Jane liadtcy, M, whose mother married the Veep Friday, said she and her sister, Anne, 17, do not Plan to change their name to Bark- Icy. "I'm coing to call him pop and Anne is going to cnll him dad," Jane said shortly alter the wedding Farmer a Human Torch When Kerosene Explodes TEX ARK AN A, Ark., Nov. 21. *(/P) —Birnest Coker, 38, who became a torch when a can of kerosene exploded and set fire to his farm home, died In a hospital here Saturday. : Eighty per cent of Ills body was burned, physicians said. ' The accident happened early Friday at Foukc, Ark., 16 miles southeast of here. Coker was attempting to start a wood fire when the explosion occurred. His wife saved their four youngsters and pulled Coker to safety. The farmer recently nad completed building the five-room residence. tuw For Stuffiness, Coughs of Colds others — how ,' ~~." j «-*"-Mnni vii;iv^> VapoRul) is « noil you nib it on.'s amazing, special relief when lucres much coughing or stuffiness that cl'okecl-up" feeling. U . B vapoRuo in steam ... nnc it urines relief almost Instantly! fut 1 or 2 spoonfuls of VnpoUub in a vaporizer or bowl of boiling water-Then — breathe In the soothing, medicated vapors brMMii^""', cnsc f c °U6hln B spasms, makes uieiumng easier. And to prolonc relief mh the road , Vft ' loRu " o» ""-oat. chest and back Use it in steam ... Rob if on, loo! Truman to Speak WASHINGTON, Nov. 21. — President Truman will make a brief informal address of greeting Tues- y afternoon at the opening ses- n of the United Nations Food and NOIIEI. I-IllHE WINNER — Dr Hctleki Yulawa (above) of Columola University, was awarded n Nobel prize for his contributions to atomic physics. Dr. Yulawa is the first Japanese ever to be awarded a Nobel prize. The award amounts (o about $30,000. <M> Wircpholo). EVEN IF OTHER MEDICINES FAILED YOU...JUST W 666 FOR COLD MISERIES 66G is a proven, time-tea ted formula that's different.. It has given relief to thousands of users, and it wUl do the same for you Even if other medicines failed, just try GG6. IN LIQUID OR TABLETS SAME FAST RElltF IN BOTH 666 New York City has several bon- afide farms within its city limits. Agricultural Organization. The White House said the speech will be before a plenary session of the FAO's annual conference. NOW AT DREIFUS a Tynerson Radio MODEL 587 STAND-OUr gift value! Powerful AC-DC Superheferodyne circuit housed in a lustrous Ebony plaslic cabinet - new airplane design grille - built-in super loop anlenna _ full vision slide- rule dial. A wonderful buy. Emerson New3-Way Portable MODEL 568 $ 29 95 Plays on AC-DC houss current, or on its single battery pack. More power than any other portable in its price class. Beautiful tone handsome plaslic case. Priced and engineered to,please you. Convenient Terms"0 Down Payment! ME IF I l Uniifiii TOYS YOUR CHILD WILL LOVE are here at the TOYLANDSTORE "*&ff\ / & J V'**~-<^/ ! £-<^p'& ; s - i*Srv v <i!»^ '*-*& THE LARGEST SELECTION EVER SEEN IN BLYTHEVILLE! We cordially invite you to come in and look over (his tremendous selection of beautiful toys and gifts that your child will be delighted to receive. You're sure to find just \vhal you're looking for. Yes, come in and make your selections now. You're welcome to use our layaway plan if you wish. Hut above all, be sure to sec tbc toys al (he Toy- land Store. . .there's just (he Riff you want at the price you can afford. TOYLAND STORE 421 West Main Street — BlvtheviHe

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