The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1954 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 21, 1954
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MOT TOT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' OOUSUR NEW! SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1954 Half Sprite, Half Woman One Year Has Wrought Great Change in Life of Audrey Hepburn {Last of Five) By DICK KLEINER NEA Staff Correspondent NEW YORK — (NEA) — A year ago, Audrey Hepburn was appearing in "Gigi" on the New York stage. ''Roman Holiday," her first movie, was finished but unreleased and Audrey Hepburn was just a gleam in the Paramount executives' eyes. Outside of New York and Hollywood, nobody much had heard of her. Today, wow! What has this year done to Audrey Hepburn, the ex-London tfiorus girl who was "discovered" on a Monte Carlo beach? It depends whom you talk to. whom you believe. Some say this year has made Audrey Hepburn almost unbearable. She is spoiled, these people say, and conceited and uppity. As proof they cite the fact that, for one thing, she is about the hardest show business personality to get to interview But others will swear that Audrey Hepburn is still the same — unspoiled, unconceited, un-uppity. They say that any sign of egotism is simply traceable to her oiggest acquisition during this tremendous year — a new supply of poise and aelf-confidence. » * * And, even though poise is bordered on all four sides by conceit, they may have something there. It's difficult to tell whether the change in Miss Hepburn — and there's no doubt a change has taken place — is due to simply more confidence or too much self- approval. But the weight of the evidence seems to indicate she's simply more poised these days. Exhibit A — there's been little or no change in her worldly goods. She hasn't gotten tremendous salaries yet, so she hasn't had too much to spend. Always a great admirer of good clothes, she does dress well at all times, but other than that. she has shown no signs of galloping nouveaux-rich-itis. Exhibit B — her hiring of a secretary, which some people say is proof positive that she's too * big for her leotards, is actually a necessity. Miss Hepburn is one of those people who 'likes to answer her fan mail. For months, she'd sit up all night, writing scores of letters in longhand. Her normally weak health suffered. The secretary was a doctor's prescription. Exhibit C — her virtual refusal to grant interviews isn't so black a feature as it's been painted. In the early part of this crucial year, she gave dozens. Some were badly chosen — she wasted much time on small circulation fan magazines and ignored large circulation newspaper writers. But she had no experience in which was which. So, to cut off criticism, she cut off most interviews. * * * There are other similar features. But the most convincing documentation is Audrey Hepburn herself. According to those who know her, the year has done little for her, in terms of altering her personality. "A lot happened to her in one year," said a good friend. "She came through it OK. She has more style now, but as a person she's little or no different." Obituary Lelor Richardson Rites Tomorrow Services for Mrs. Lelar Richard son, who died at her home hen yesterday morning, will be con ducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev H M. Sanford, pastor of Lak< Street Methodist Church. It was incorrectly reported yes terday that services were to be helc today. Survivors include her hus band, G. W. Richardson, and ; son, Joe Richardson, both of Blytheville. CONGRESS CAREER CAME FIRST: Audrey Hepburn and her British fiance, James Hanson, were planning a wedding in 1952, but their careers clashed and the engagement was broken off. Continued from Page 1 the House, 265-2. It was coupled to an administration-backed measure to divest tommunist-led unions and busi- organizations of labor law rights. Other anti-Red bills that cleared tongress during the week would authorize the death penalty for spying in peace as well as war and would void the U.S. nationality of Americans convicted of advocating overthrow of the government. Two Eisenhower proposals were killed. These would have allowed use in court of wire-tapped evidence in some security cases and permitted the government to bar suspected subversives from, defense plants. FEDERAL PAY—Proposals to raise the pay of some 1% million federal workers had a rough journey through Congress. As late as yesterday morning, it was questionable whether any plan would be approved. The House had voted a 7 per cent pay boost for half a million postal workers and the Senate favored an average 5 per cent hike for both postal and other classified federal employes. Neither house approved an administration demand that mail rates be raised to offset part of the revenue loss. Though GOP leaders threatened a presidential veto, the House passed the Senate's plan to the White House by voice vote, and without debate. 10 Million Added SOCIAL SECURITY — Eisenhower's plan to expand the social security program passed both houses virtually intact yesterday. It would extend coverage to an additional 10 million persons, raise Segregation Hit In Speech At Church Council EVANSTON, 111. tf) — Christian leaders from many lands today were told that racial segregation is ''the great scandal in the church especially in the United States and South Africa." The problem was laid before delegates to the assembly of the World Council of Churches with a suggestion that they search for its solution in "a, calm Christian spirit." Benjamin E. Mays, a Negro, president of Morehouse College, Atlanta, termed racial separation "the great scandal in the church," and added: "The local churches permit secular bodies such as the state and federal courts, the United Nations, big league baseball, professional boxing, colleges, the public schools and theaters to initiate change in the area of race, "But even when secular bodies initiate the change, local churches, Negro and white, follow slowly or not at all. "It will be a sad commentary on our life and time if future historians ca« write that the last bulwark of segregation based on color n the United States and South Africa was God's church." Dr. Ben Marais of the Dutch Re- ormed Church of South Africa told he conferees: "Christian men and women in many lands look towards the ;hurch for guidance." He pointed out that tensions bf- en develop between racial groups, ,nd added: "Therefore it is becoming that ve face this problem in a calm. 'hristian spirit." INDUSTRY Continued from Page 1 for the specific industry involved to the contacts. "Don't just sell membership in the Illinois Legion Rescinds Ban On Aid to Scouts CHICAGO (£»)—The commander ^ of the Illinois American Legion program you're planning. SeU a def-{ says the ban on support of the EDC inite program of work and active participation. When the people of your area are asked to invest in the MDDC, make it clear that it's a stake in the development of their area," Mr. Foster commented in concluding his remarks prior to opening a business session. The community leaders present were quick to relate the industrial contact man's statements to the development commission's program. William (Bill) Dye of Kennett, public relations and publicity committee chairman, noted that a tangible program such as the one called for by Mr. Foster was in preparation and "ready to sell" to the people of Southeast Missouri. MR. DYE TOLD the meeting that his committee this week would embark on the educational phase of the MDDC program through the following media: Newspapers—prepared articles containing pertinent information such as why the MDDC was founded, how it was founded, how it will operate and what benefits it will offer, will be sent all newspapers in the area. Radio—Tape-recorded interviews with officers of the MDDC will be provided all Southeast Missouri stations. Speeches—A speakers bureau will develop a "model" speech for presentation throughout the area, and provide speakers for appearances before civic clubs and other groups. Efforts will also be made to obtain speakers connected with national industry. Community industrial surveys- Girl Scouts of America by Illinois legionnaires has been rescinded b> his deparement. Terming the Illinois legion convention action earlier this month "unfortunate," Irving Breakstone the state commander ,said yesterday he is asking for "full support of the Girl Scout movement, not only by legionnaires but by everyone.' Breakstone, a Chicago attorney, said he had seen proof that the makeup of the 1953 Girl Scout handbook was being changed in the 1954 edition to overcome objections by the Illinois legion. TANGIER, Morocco {& — Thousands of Moors demonstrated throughout Spanish Morocco yesterday in protest against the French dethronement a year ago of Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef. Spanish authorities announced they would take no measures to suppress the demonstrations. There was no violence. Continued from Page 1 sariat would make administrative decisions on defense for all member nations. It is through this device that the "other nations would be given controls over Germany to prevent a rebirth of nationalistic militarism. AUDREY AT HOME: She isn't particularly domestic, but her friends say she's the marrying kind. Success comes first. Nobody except Audrey Hepburn, of course, knows what fame and the prospect of fortune has done to her inside. It's been a year that has seen her name in gossip columns time and time again. Just before she finished "Roman Holiday" she broke off her engagement with James Hanson, an English executive. It was the old story — her career and his career and never the twain shall walk down the aisle. Then, during "Roman Holiday," came rumors of a romance with Gregory Peck. And, while "Ondine" was on Broadway, the ru- dren. She isn't particularly domestic, but a home — even if it's only mors linked her with Mel Ferrer, a city apartment — is decidedly on She vigorously denied the Peck ru- j n _er list of "things to do some- mors, and hasn't said much of j time." anything about Ferrer. Neither has i First, though, comes success. he. Time and the gossip colum- i Most people would say that she's msts will tell. The odds are that {achieved success already and, in next fall will find her name linked terms of public notice, she has. But success to her means some- and up the taxes that pay the bill. A Senate-House conference earlier in the day drafted the compromise bill. FOREIGN AID — Also dispatched to the White House was a compromise foreign aid measure providing some 514 billion dollars in new and carry-over funds to finance the program in the current fiscal year. This was some three uarters of a billion less athn Eisenhower asked. The bill cleared the House on a 188-77 roll call. The Senate took a voice vote. New cash totaled nearly $2,800.000,000. FARM—Final passage of the administration's farm bill also came in the closing days. This measure. substituting flexible price supports for the high, rigid props now covering basic crops, passed the House 208-47 and the Senate, 44-28. Atomiq—Another key administration ineasure, and one that provided plenty of trouble earlier, with somebody new. But sooner or later she will marry. Her friends say she's the marrying kind. She is now only 25, for from an old maid. She likes chil- XENOS Continued from Page 1 cook," Mr. Xenos recalled. On a Florida vacation in 1922, Mr. Xenos met the girl he was to marry. (He had been married previously in Greece but his first wife died before he came to this country.) A year later, in 1923, he was married and moved to Birmingham where he established his first restaurant. There he remained until 1940 when illness, in the form of arthritis, forced him to sell out. He went to Hot Springs, but stayed there only a short time before buying a cafe here from a friend of his. This was the One-Minute Cafe, on Ash Street across from his present place. * * * HE REMAINED in that location until 1947, when he sold out and bought the Wonder City Grill on Main Street, now John's Cafe. He kept this place only lour months before selling to Elliott Johns. The following year he moved to hit present location, purchasing the Harlem Cafe, and changing the name to Tom's Cafe. "Tom" has two children, a daughter, Magdalene, and a son, George. Magdalene is now married to an Air Force sergeant. George is helping in the cafe after having served 26 months With the Navy in the Korean War aboard an anti-aircraft carrier and a destroyer. • • * WHEN FIRST questioned as to why he decided to come to America, "Tom" would answer only, "It'« a secret." But after a little urging, he admitted it it was all because of a woman. "I ran *war kwoMftMt of a lovt i U.S. Buys Missiles FRANKFURT, Germany (.-?)—The _ U. S. Air Force has bought 25 sup- j ersonic guided missiles from a Swiss factory and put them through tests in the United States, it was learned here today. Costing 320,000 each, the rocket- propelled missiles, which could carry atomic warheads, were designed m travel up to 852 miles j and hour to knock out enemy ' planes. affair," he said. "My brother made me leave because he feared trouble would come between another man and myself over a woman." "But now I just want to get rid of this place and retire," Mr. Xenos said, "but I won't sell it for nothing." And though he hasn't had much success'yet, he plans to keep on running the want ad indefinitely. thing else. It means perfection in her trade. She wants to be the best actress that she can possibly be, and she doesn't think she is yet. So, first! things first. After that, marriage \ She won't have any trouble find-1 ing a man. j (Last of a series.) AGENTS FOR BUTLER AND COLUMBIAN GRAIN BINS 118 E. Main—Phone 3-4404 OOO H H H Mom! Get Me A Bottle Of Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment caused hardly a ripple this week as it was pushed along to the- President's desk. This is the bill that would give private industry a stake in atomic development and permit the President to share some atomic secrets with allies. Before final passage, conferees compromised a dispute over private atomic patents, requiring patent sharing during the first five years. MCCARTHY—The special Senate committee that will investigate the censure move against McCarthy picked a counsel this week —former Rep. E. Wallace Chadwick, a Pennsylvania Republican. The group hopes to start its public hearings Aug. 30. Local chambers of commerce and other groups will be asked to make surveys of what individual towns have to offer industry, thus stimulating inteerst in the towns while providing information for the MDDC's director to work with when he assumes his duties. Speakers at the meeting pointed out that the MDDC (1) will not conflict with the activities of any other existing organization (2) will seek to provide a profitable market for the produce of the area's agriculture, (3) will not compete with agriculture for labor but will seek to provide jobs for the area's seasonal surplus farm labor, and (4) will encourage and aid expansion of the area's present industry while seeking new. * * * THE FIRST year's budget, brok-i en down, calls for money for the | following distribution: an executive vice president versed in industrial location work, $10,000; office secretary, 52,400; travel expense, $5,000; rent, $9pO; furniture and office fixtures, $1,000; office supplies, $850; taxes, 300; entertainment, $250; auditing, $75; organizational expense, 9$; memberships, $100; and contingencies, S3,035. Temporary offices for the organization have been located in the Missouri Cotton Producer's Association office in Portageville, centrally located for the seven-county area. No definite date has been set for starting the program, but with organizational work progressing at the speed it has thus far. Dr. Sisson predicts actual industrial contact work under direction of the paid professional to be hired will have begun come Oct. i. This is assuming, of course, that the financial campaign will have been brought to a successful conclusion by that time. But with the energy and enthusiasm being dispensed by these workers, the MDDC program should be a shoo-in. WRECK about the heart and lungs, officers said. State Trooper Gene Mabry assisted in investigation of the accident, which occurred about 5 a.m. Wallace and Cynthia Taylor Wallace were married in Mississippi about five months ago, Mrs. Bishop said, but kept the marriage secret for some time. Following their separation, Wallace had quar- relled with Mrs. Wallace on occasion .officers said. He had returned Wednesday from, a trip to California, where he visited his son, Wayne Wallace, a minor league professional baseball player in Fresno for several weeks. Mrs. Wallace is survived by three children of a former marriage, Patsy, 13, Joanne, 7, and Troy, 10. Sh« had formerly worked at FutrelFs Liquor Store in Paragould and was currently employed at the Ely and Walker garment factory. Wallace is survived by his son, by a former marriage, and two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Threlkeld of Manila and Mrs. G. E. Combs of Stratton, Col. Both bodies are at Howard Funeral Home in Manila, and funeral arrangements were incomplete this morning pending notification of relatives. Three Killed in Crash MEMPHIS L9> — Three persons were killed and six injured when a car and a pickup truck rammed headon near here last night. Highway Patrolmen identified the dead as Hollis Samples, 25, and Bobby Dean Samples, 17, both of Guys, Tenn.; and Emanuel Crawford, 39, of Rossville, Tenn. The injured all of Rossville, were brought to a hospital here. The crash occurred on Highway 57, about 20 miles east of Mem- 'phis. West Main St. One Block West of Highway 61 Invites You To Hear Roy E. Gogdill Evangelist of Lufkin, Tex. TONIGHT 8 p. m. In One of His Series of Gospel Sermons Subjects For The Weekend Saturday Night—"Making the Cross Void" Sunday Morning—"Measuring the Temple of God"—Rev. 11-1 Sunday Evening—"The Last Great Day" TV and RADIO SERVICE Minor Repairs and Tube Replacement in home (inside Blytheville city limits) Only More Than 20 fears Training and Experience. Factory Service Guarantee on All Makes. Blytheville Sales Co. Felix Carney, 109 E. Main Ph. 3-3616 Westbrook Irrigation Co. 225 N. First Phone 3-4161 Has Everything to Irrigate Anything The Ability to Engineer and Install Sprinkler or Flood Systeim The Equipment and Trained Men to Maintain ESTIMATES WITHOUT OBLIGATION CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC CO. 112 South Fifth Street — Blytherille, Arkansas • Electrical Wiring • Commercial Refrigeration • York Air Conditioning Sales & Service • Appliance Repairs N.F. Marshall-Frank Westali-J.T. Staicup TtL PQ 2*2993, Nite Tel. PO 3-6109 or 3-4029 Wt Close on Saturday Afternoons T. Louis Cherry j j Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSORANCE COMPANY In Mississippi County 31 YEARS New York Life Has Been In Arkansas

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