The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVrM,E, (ARK.) COURIER NKWS School That Once Taught Babe Ruth, Al Jolson to Go Out of Existence BALTIMORE, Jun 30, W)—The* house that built Babe RulU and turned many en orphan and lough- Je into good, solid Americans passes out of existence today. St. Mary's Industrial School Is closing Us doors. For 84 years—since 1866—the Catholic-sponsored school 1ms taken Into Its grey walls'boys who were homeless or tabbed as potential lawbreakers. But because the state has made other arrangements for its Juvenile problems, financial atd has been withdrawn. Two of its more noted products blazed their names across the nation and became figures of speech in the a ports and entertainment worlds. George Herman Ruth entered the school when he was seven because his father, a saloonkeeper, thought his environment around his place wasn't too good. Young Ruth was listed as an Incorrigible, but in later years you could never get the fathers at the school to agree that he was. He stayed there until he was 13 and his baseball career was in full blossom. Babe Impressed The school must have mnde an Impression on the Babe. Father Albert, who knew him at the school, said Ruth once told him, when he was at the heights of his glory: "We're all In life to do good. And T hope that when I die I will have lived so I can help the boys of America to live straighter and cleaner lives." In the Babe's wille was a stipulation giving 10 per cent of his estate to a foundation for the "kids of America." And there's Al Jolson. He visited the school last September for the first time in about 50 years. Jolson, Too '"That's the yard where I used to play," Jolson told his wife then. "When was that? About the time of the Spanish-American War. "I was a bad boy, then, but not too bad. T had run away from home. I gave my brother's name, lKcaii.se he was supposed to be the black aheep of the family. After a few months, my parents came from Washington and took me home." All the hired help has been dismissed, with the exception of old Charlie Carter. OFF TO A SLOW START—Sgt. Harrison Bean, Jr., and his bride, Jane, sit on bicycles outside ihe church after their marriage at Two Rivers, Wis. Friends of the couple hid thoir anto nntl substituted the bicycles, forcing (Item, temporarily, to pedal away on their honeymoon. Finds Purse, Gets Hug, Kiss, $20 LOS ANGGELES, June 30. fflN — Cnb driver Lawrence Cor ley. -19, the closing," explained Brother Charles. Brother Charles didn't say much when asked how he felt about the school closing. His eyes misted, then he scilrt slow- turned in a purse containing $5640 cash and was rewarded with a, hug. a kiw. and 520. The purse belonged to Mrs. C. C. Carsoi]. She said nearly half the money - was earmarked for an important operation. Corley noticed the purse when he opened*the door for a fare who hailed htm shortly after Mrs, Carson left the cab. Mrs. Carson had reported the loss and WEUJ waiting at the cab office for him. More than 140.000 families have Rotarions Get New President | Btythevlllc Kolarlims yesterday installed A new president tutd hoard reports from (ii'tesn t e.s I o Ihe Ho - lary rnternntlonnl vouvetUion >vhU'h, was held In Detroit. H. A. Porter was hntidod the gnvel by retiring president Noble Ciill, Reporting on the convention were notary's 20flth District governor, B, A. Lynch, a BlythcvilU? ctnt> tncm- ber, and Keith J. BHbrcy, vlco- prc-sldent of the dub here. Also on the program were high .school students Patsy Hftrtliolonicv, 1 and Jerry PhSlHus who were the club's representatives to Boys and Girls states In Little Hock. Both reported to the club on ac- ttvitlc.s at the capttnl, Mr. Phillips was elected associate supreme court justice when the high school students took over the cn.pl- (ol and Miss Bartholomew was elected a member of the Mouse of Repre.sentntive.s. Girc.ils at the meeting were Jnmos Gardner. P IX Foster, P. J. Deer. Wilson; Dr. Cecil Branson, Victor Ivy, DeQueen, Ark,; and Albert Brinks. Joiner. (CHECK ON TUTS) Jap Star Nice CutYetKissless HOLLYWOOD, June 30. Iff— Kissable but kissless— that's Japanese movie star Shirley Vamaguchi, who fays she came to the United state? to study the Hollywood technique in screen lovemaking. Shirley, who is quite a dish judged by any standard, had an idea that American men were romantic. She thinks Rober Ryan Ls very appealing "because he's b:g. so strong, so handsome." But neither Ryan cor any other male star h^s cfferec! his services as an instructor, "I am so surprised." she said in ir Interview yesterday, "that An-ericsn men are shy. I had heard differently." Dtopert in Big Demnnc/ /'/i Tokyo TOKYO, JIIIIP 30. (tVi — Diaper* were In Ws drimuul totlny nrnoin; American mothers evncuiitcd from war-torn Kpvrn. 'I'lieh' limilt'tt departure prevented them from brlnv:lnK cncniKh with Ihein mid Ihe Kvd Cross does not miry dtu|u'i.s In its usual overseas stocks. JUNE 80, With the Courts ('ham-cry— K. C. Robinson Lumber Company vs. David Coolcy, suit for collection of $03.60 debt. J. O. Bishop vs. Odessa Bishop, suit for divorce. National Life Insurance Co. rt al vs. J. p. slavens et tuc, foreclosure' Circuit (Civil) — Pettls-Carmie Gin Company vs. A. K. Baxley, suit for collection of $38.33 debt, appeal from Municipal Court. Common 1'leas— Yarbro Cooperation Association vs. C:irl B. Watson, suit for collection of J33Z.83 debt. C. S. Uaggctt vs. Tom Byuuni, unlawful detainer, EMO Standard Oil Company vs. H. E. Fisher, suit for collection of $360.51 rtebt. Early Dutch windmills were used Lo pump water out of swamps. I NOTICE IN THE PROBATE COURT OF CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OP TUB ESTATE OP CRAWFORD M. 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