The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 15, 1952
Page 7
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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1952 HAt BOYLE'S COLUMN Celebrated Old Cow Town To Honor Local Boy Who Made Good--Gen, v lke' ABILENE. KAN. MV-This cc .\ e . brated old cow town is looking forward with somewhat worried pride to (lie return next month of one of ihe local boys who made ,^ood. ™ He used lo work at the rrramery here, where other employes taught htm how to shoot craps. There wasn't much of a crowd at the railroad station lo see binj off when he went East, years a But Abilene, a town' of about 7.000 population, is expecting so 000 to 100,000 visitors to help welcome back Its favorite son—Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower. Residents here, aren't sure whether the event will tear Ihe town apart. But is no secret most hope It will springboard -Jke" into a Republican presidential nomination. During the 2-day homecoming celebration starting June 4 Gen Elsenhower will lay the nornei'- stone for a museum to house Jiis war trophies, address a throng in Eisenhower Park, have a press conference and review a mammoth parade containing 36 floats symbolizing his career. "Ike" definitely has replaced Wild Bill Hlckok as the No. 1 hero of Abilene. Hickok was the peace officer who brought law and order ^ the lown in the wild and wooly W.vs when it was America's top cattle shipping center and its saloons outnumbered its business houses. Summarizing home lown sentiment for Eisenhower, Charles M Harder, 89-year-old publisher of Abilene Reflector-Chronicle, said: "If you want to know how the people here feel about Ike. EO out on [he street and call him a bad name—and see bow quick something happens to you." ^Abnve the main street floats a giant sign saylns: "Eisenhower for president." It has fallen down, or been blown down, four times since last November. Now it is firmly cabled to two banks. "We've spent S150 to keep that sign up." said Henry B. Jameson, young newspaper executive here who served as an AP war correspondent with Eisenhower's forces in Europe. "It'll stay up now even BLVTHEVTU.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Phantom Treasure at Bottom of Seine River Object of New Recovery Try ' if the bank walls full down." Despite Ihe .sign, Jameson, one, of Ihe committee members in charge of the Elsenhower celebration, said that "his welcome home is not set .up on a political basis. We have Democrats on ihe coin- niiUce," i The planners are expecting aj I least 10 state governors for the i festivities. ,Among (he scores of! special trains will be two from i Texas—one containing 115 Texans ; Hie other containing the horses' t ttiej- will ride in the parade. Some. 700 peace officers from all parts! of Kansas will be brought here to I handle traffic. ! One of Ihe more delicate issues] involved is how Ions General Eisen-j i hower plans to remain in this first j visit home. "Naturally. \ve want him lo stay on as long as he can," said one resident, and added dubiously: 1 "But I don'l see how the lown can handle the crowds for more than two days." The mecca of most visitors here is ike's old family home. The Eisenhower boys turned it over to the Eisenhower Foundation after the death of their mother in 1946. II has been kept just as she left. it. Her dust cap still hangs from a rocking chair In the room in which shS died. On the wall of the second floor bedroom where Eisenhower slept ns a boy Is hunc the old-fashioned motto: "Thy will be done." -..*, ui-mt; nivur since ihe days of the French Revolution win be the object of a sixth recovery attempt this summer. How the treasure j>nt there if HUDSON isnenl his own fortune vainly try laniom treasure j inn lo prove the existence of Ihe ms oecn lying, King's fortune. In 1842 an Englishman named Taylor made another effort without success. After that, the Telemaque la.v un. disturbed for almost a century. Then a Paris syndicate tried again an- divers started 179(1, on a voyaRe to England. The ship's manifest snid il hart a caruo of timber, mils and iar The rumors insist that it was car- rvinff 2'J million British pounds in (fold, plus jewelry and other valuables beinn spiriied out of Ihe country by King l.ouis XVI already uneasy on his throne. Details of the final voyage of the Telemaque are clouded by ( i me Some say the Telomaqne was sunk when it struck a sandbank while trying to avoid a check of (he cargo. Another version holds that the ship was lied up at the fishin" village of Quillebuif nnd that she was set adrift nt nitjlil. One story is that government audits cut the moorings, another that n sudden storm broke (hem. It is agreed, however, that Ihe 'elemaqne did run aground and that the crew barely had 'time lo swim for shore ' before (he brig sank to Ihe bottom of the Seine. The government, taking cognizance ol the rumors current about the treasure aboard, immediately sent 300 soldiers to the scene. They tried for three months to salvage the vessel without success. Rumors of the treasure kept hob- bing up. Another fruitless effort to recover the cargo was made in 1818. In 1837. a French engineer well-worn pieces oUgold- ond 'some gold trinkets, . This find, on Sepl. 3. 193D_ihe ( day war was declared in Europe— ' was taken as proof the treasure really was there. The forward quarter of the ship, devoid of treasure, was b;-oui>hl up. but Ihe German Army was moving mlo France and ihe work was aban doned in April, 1940. The same men who directed the 1930 attempt sre leading this year's j try. Work Is scheduled to start in ! June. A huge diving hell will be i used, The chief engineer says lhat ; at least SO million francs ($140 000) I have zone into (he preparations | The findings will have to be split I H'ilh Uie government, which still claims ownership. At the start Ihe government will get only lo pet- cent, while the prospectors gel 90 per cent. As the value of any'trove rises, the government's share will Climb to 80 per cent. The head of Ihe project—who i e- fuses to be identified by name- estimates they might recover as much as 25 billion francs (70 million dollars). Modern sealing »-ax has shellac, tiirjjsnline and vermillion in 11 but no wax. Young Woman Survives Perils oi Lost Purse, Rope, Speeding Train NEW YORK l/r>—A purse-snatcher dragged a 21-year-old woman from a subway platform yesterday and tried to rape her on the tracks but he u-as scared off by an incom- ine train. The woman, Nornia Donlncer an attractive red-haired student, 'told nolire she scarcely had time to press herself against a wall of the tune as the train sped into the station. Her attacker. Identified a. 5 a Negro, fled with her purse from the station on the Independent Line at 8th Avenue and 50th Street ATTENTION GINNERS! With the exception of Jndc Logan, we still have the saint personnel to take care of your ginning repair needs. We refill, file .nil tratn saKs; refill ,r,A balance brushes- and have » complete stock of valve*, elbows (frnm 11" to il I and pipe. Also, a complete line of hearings for your sin. re'mh^V 1 " 1 """"""f 1 anri ^'"P" 1 ™! to meet your srinnins guaranteed. " le 50Ul A11 ™ rl1 I* Joe Atkins Machine Works S. Highwoy 61 Phone 3142 Nighr 6153 r SALE OF MEN'S UNDERWEAR Regular 79c each— now only 66 c «, Choice al stylet— says over 0 ArHlETIC 5WRTS, combsd cotton, Swi« ribbed- knil. Full-cui win, hemmed openings. Will maintain tiit offer many washings. 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Alnioiv • loan Tollens, South nend nxl - Rihert Cochrane. Coklwntrr ami Jack Kderson, Slevensville. A student under disciplinary pro- nation is siibfcct to expulsion II he commits another infraction of regulations diirine the school year President Paul v. Sanercn said ' To keep index labs on books from eurline up with use. dab them with two thin coats of fresh white shel- Poison Is Found in Body in Answer to UTTLK ROCK MM — Thf chief ! medical examiner for Arkansas ] said before noon yesterday a o.uau- iHty of poison was found in the or- cans of an East Arkansas cafe owner whose bony was exhumed. Dr. Andprfon Nettleship said an autopsy shmvrd '•significant, quan-j Itlties of strychnine alkaloid" In the body or Harold A. Dean. 49, of Riverdale, Ark - v Dean, who operated a cate [onr I miles north of I.epanto. died Nov. I 12. At. (hat time rtnnlh was attri- j hilled lo a heart attack, bill. Prose; ciitine Attorney Charles Panlow of nlvtheville recently requested an autopsy. 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