The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1954 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 26, 1954
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1954 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER PAGE FITS The Great Mario Lanza Writes Own Ticket (Second of Three Parti) Bj- BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) — How would you like to earn $100,000 for an afternoon's work? Impossible, you say? Yet Mario Lanza claims he was offered such a deal. "When I was in Palm Springs last year," said the bulky lenor, "my agent came to me with an offer from the Metropolitan Opera House. Rudolf Bing offered me $100,000 to sing one opera on one of Uieir shows to be sent to various theaters throughout the country via Iheater television." In New York Bing denied making the offer and added: "Who is he? Oh, that folm tenor. I heard a few of his records the other day. I hardly know the man and I'm not altogether sure I would want to. I do know that none of our I owe." Judging from his offers, that is no Idle boast. His agents report that he has received deals of "much more than $50,000 a week from Las Vegas casinos. Lanza will not consider them. He is opposed to singing in night clubs. How is he going to recover his financial stability? He is starting with, the TV appearances. He does one Thursday and another Nov. 18. He plans to make personal appearances in a few weeks. He will start off With dates with symphony orchestras in [ do Know tnai none ui um ~^---. >rs would sing for such chick- the East, singing a few songs on enfeed as $ 00 ODD " *e program. A full-scale concert enleea as jiuu.uuu. he makes g Actually, Metropolitan's reported top for a single performance is • about $1,500, averaging pernaps nli »fci-"'=> less than SI ,000. Hold Out for $150,000 Lanza said he turned down the offer. He said he'll accept when the money is $150,000. Bui he added: "Money, it is nothing. Absolutely nothing to me. But unfortunately, money is the standard by which you are judged in this business." Concern over money is one of the principal causes of Lanza's two year retirement after being on top of the show business world. He had been earning a million a year, yet the United States slapped a lien on his earnings for back income taxes. The blow added to his emotional upset. "The government claimed I owed a quarter of a million dollars," he reported. "In the past year. I have paid them over a quarter- million, but I am still behind according to them. I still must pay income tax on the money I earned to pay them" His entire $40,000 check for his TV debut — the celebrated "record session" — went to Uncle Sam. "But I am very fortunate." Lanza said. "In six or eight months of work, I can wipe out everything be announced any day. "Whatever I make will be for 50 per cent of the profits." Lanza said. "Several studios have been perfectly willing to go for such deals. They said I could \vrite my own ticket." Lanza said that his fans have remained loyal throughout his layoff. The mail reaclion to his TV appearance was mountainous, he said. "That's one thing I didn't neglect while I wasn't working—the fans," he said. "I insisted that the government allow me the expense of several secretaries to answer the fan mail." ROK Officials Charged WitSi Improprieties SJSOUL W — Former Prime ^Min- isler Paifc Too Chin and several Finance Ministry officials today were charged with using "improper procedures" in getting bank loans for friends, business acquaintances and former assemblymen. The charge appeared in a report made public by a 10-man special investigating committee of the South Korean National Assembly. The committee is controlled by members of President Syngman Rhee's Liberal party. The report said friends and business acquaintances took advantage of the osition held by Paik and Tomorrow: What is Lanza really a movie deal will like? H-Bomb Survival Tip: If You Can Count to FiveOfou're Okay GRADUATE — Miss Bobbie May Griffin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Griffin of Wilson, is a recent graduate from St. Joseph School of Nursing, Memphis. She plans lo begin a career as a surgical nurse. By ALTON L. BLAKESLE AP Science Reporter CINCINNATI. IW—Here's an A- bomb or H-bomb survival tip: If you see or sense a sudden brilliant or blinding flash of light- duck and count slowly to five. If you reach five, you have survived. Then take stock. If you have the customary number of fingers, legs and other body parts, if you can hear, and aren't bleeding badly anywhere or bleeding from the nose or ears, you probably have nothing to worry about. It will mean you haven't been hit at all, or significantly, by the three killers in thermonuclear weapons. The three are radiation- including -rays and neutrons- heat or fire, and the blast wave. The blast wave itself, and objects like bricks, stones and glass sent flying by the blast, could be lethal. Counting off the five seconds will mean you were at least a mile from the heart or center of the atomic bomb. It takes five seconds for the sound or blast waves to travel a mile. And at a mile distance, you probably won't get any significant amount of radiation. This rough formula was given oday by Col. Harvey C. Slocum at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Slocum is professional consultant anesthesiology to the surgeon general, and chief of anesthesiology and operative service of Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, ness acquanances oo ava of the position held by Paik and other finance officials to get bank loans without proper security. The loans reportedly totaled e oans reporey oae bout 100 million hwan fapo^xi- ately $550,000. figured at the of- Girls' Death Related To WWII Atom Bomb HIROSHIMA. Japan (IP}— Kyodo news service claimed today a 9- year-old girl died here of what it called the after effects of the wartime atom-bombing of this city more than nine years ago. The news agency said she was the 13th person to die in Hiroshima this year of "atomic disease." prime minister and finance minister in the ROK government for lengthy periods starting in 1951. He was replaced by Foreign Minister Pyun Yung Tai as prime minister this summer. HESTER'S C BEST GRADL A Per TON L 'i'lus Tax on -' Tons or Alorei S. Highway fil Phone I'Oplar 3-SlKfi \\lontqomeru vUara WARDS PAY HALF INSTALLATION COST Now, Wtrds oflet to p»J one- hair of the Installation cost of a rebuilt motor tor you. At only a few dollars more than an overhaul, buy a Wards Factory Rebuilt Motor — remanufactured from the pan up. Defective parti are junked, others reconditioned —up to 112 new parts used tn an I average job. Each motor Is test- j ed, given new car guarantee, 4000 j miles or fid days. Uberal Irade- hi on rnur motor. Just wash your garbage problem down the drain With a National dispose move sink drain cover, " waste down the drain." Replace sink drain corer, turn to grmJ, turn on cdld water tnd presto, food w«« Krindj into tiny pinicles, w»»bej iwar in cold water. ..with a NATIONAL disposer! The tfarrtnal D/i/w«r 11 quickly and easily iniialled in most any .tint with * 3W; 10 4' drain opening. Unit comes complete—no ertras — ao high ianalli- tion costs. SHf it Md S*. I* rMTMtf. TrMt rwiwH H Ifw N«rfM*f ITfhkM Mirat' BERRY ALLEN ; Plumbing & Heating Co. i 319 S. Second St. Phone 2-22M NOTICE I have moved my Office into (he Broadway Building 211 N. Broadway Dr Milton E. Webb Optometrist D. C. It applies to A-bombs such as exploded over Japan and can apply to H-bombs too. For much of the deadly effects of all these bombs go straight up in the air, or could miss you by hop-sctoching over you if you had ducked -soon enough, or had ducked behind sufficient protection, he said. Slocum mentioned • the formula in saying that if a nuclear bombing catastrophe occurred, anesthesiologists could and should have special lifesaving jobs to perform. JOINER NEWS By EDNA BROWN Mr. and Mrs. John Dates and daughter. Mary Ann, of Campbell, Mo., spent three days last week with his brother, Harper Oates, and family. Clay Woods and Dickie Speck weje home last week end for the first time since they entered school at Castle Heights, in Lebanon, Tenn. Mrs. J. D. Hayes, Jr., and daughter, Helen, of Tupelo, Miss., spent several .days this week with her sister, Mrs. Larry Joe Bell, and family of Bassett. Mrs. Calvin Williams of Bassett was in Memphis on Monday visiting her sister, Mrs. Clarence Jones, who was a patient In a hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sawler nnd mother, Mrs. Delia Sawyer, of Memphis, were Saturday night dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Kimberlin. She Is Mr. Sawyer's niece. Mrs. Henry Wood is in a Memphis hospital with a serious back injury. Joe Ashburn suffered a heart attack last week and was hospitalized for a while but Is at home at this time. Harvey Lynn Seymour is still suffering from his knee injury received on the football field. Mrs. Mary Louise Miller was in charge of the District Parent- Teacher Association meeting held at West Memphis on Wednesday. Caruthersville News By SONNY SANDERS Mrs. Irene Hazel, high, school art director, stated Friday afternoon that the eighth through twelfth grade students will continue this year the practice of painting downtown windows for Halloween. Washington Negro High School students will also paint windows. Numerous local merchants will sponsor the project as has been the custom for the past few years. However, the annual Halloween parade and fireworks display will not take place this year due mainly to the fact that Halloween falls on Sunday and festivities would have to be on Saturday night — interfering with trade. Judge Sam J. Corbett spent the weekend in Memphis. Shirley Fox. now attending school in Memphis, spent the weekend here visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Fox. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mock spent the weekend in Tyronza. Ark., with relatives and friends there. Mrs. Prod Hamra and her mother, Mrs. J. W. Cobb. returned by automobile Saturday from Atlanta, Ga., where they stayed five days. In Atlanta they visited with Mrs. Hamra's brother-in-law and sister, Rev. and Mrs. Arthur H. Smith. The DeMolay Mother's Circle will sponsor a Halloween dance for the members ot the Caruthersville DeMolay chapter Saturday night. The dance will be held in the local Woman's Club building. Southeastern Asia's archer fish shoots drops of water from its mouth into the air, knocking down insects for dinner. MRS. J. A. CHARKEY, Los Angeles, Calif., says: "My doctor prescribes St. Joseph Aspirin For Children. I always look (or (he name. It has my complete trust." SI. JOSEPH ASPIRIN FOR CHILDREN Sears 1954 Chrislmas Catalog Just . arrived! Santa's favorite helper! CHOOSE FROM THE LARGEST SELECTION OF GIFTS AND TOYS IN TOWN You'll find everything for everybody on your gift list in this new catalog and in our big genera) catalog... over 100,000 items to choose from. Eliminate tiring shopping trips from store to store, avoir! crowds and needless hours of "hunting" by shopping the one stop catalog-way at your Scars Catalog Sales Office. You simply select the items you want and our trained catalog experts take care of all other details. No forma to fill out, no postage or money order fees. Before you buy any gift... no matter what it is. See Sears Catalog First...See What you save... Satisfaction is Guaranteed or If yM tin'l toot «... I "•l your money bacL. Do your fluKlmoi Shopping ky HUM ... Eiikivje 3-81 SI I | SEE MANY GIFT SUGGESTIONS ON DISPLAY CCA DC JLnlAJ 217 W. Main Phon. 3-8131 CTADP UAIIDC OlUnC nUUnO Mon. Thru Fri. 9:00 lo 5:00 Saturday—fl:0(l to G'.flfl Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers Nine building permits were issued by the city engineer last week for the construction ol live residences, two businesses and two remodeling jobs. The Pepsi-Cols Bottling Co. obtained a permit to construct a plant on the Corner of Elm and Mathis streets. Valued at $75,000 the brick and haydlte block building will contain about 19.000 square feet of floor space. Jimmy Sanders received a permit to remodel the old Pepsi-Cola building at 312 West Ash into a one-story building at an estimated cost of $10.000. T. I. Seay was granted a permit to build a $1.000 concrete office building at 137 East Main. Parr-Allen secured a permit (or the construction of a $10.000. six- room, irame and brick residence at 1W West Missouri and an $8,000, five-room frame house at 108 West Missouri. Marvin Smith received a permit to build a $5,000 Ilve-rom frame Theatre Executive Skouras Buried LOS ANOELES — The body of theater executive Charles P. Skou- ras was entombed yesterday in a mausoleum on grounds of the St Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Hundreds, including: Hollywood notables and civic leaders, attended last rites conducted in the cathedral yesterday by Bishop Athena- goras. Greek Orthodox leader of the 11 Western states. Skouras and his brothers, .executives of the 20th century-Fox empire, were chiefly responsible for building the cathedral three years ago. Skouras died last Friday at 66. Fire Truck Blazes GRANITE CITY, 111. — A fire truck caught fire here yesterday when extra gasoline aboard It was ignited. The blaze was quickly put out—with water from the truck's own booster tank. residence >t Rose and Ruddle Road as did Eurl Slaughter a 110,000, six-room frame house at 100 West Missouri; Max Logon, a H6.000, seven-room brick home at 622 Indiana; and J. L. O'Steen, a four-room, »150 frame house on south Sixteenth street. Buford Cooley received a permit (o build a one-room addition at 302 South Twenty-First street. Real estate transfers recorded in the circuit clerk's office last week were: Roosevelt and Willie Mae Ruffin to Prince and Evelyn Richardson, for $1,140. E third'of Lots 2, 3. 6. Block 2. Rebecca Patterson Subdivision. Obert and Fannie Hitch to Harold and Mattie Kellems. for $8."50, Lot 4. Block P. John B. Walker Second Subdivision. Max and Annie Lognn to Edward J D. and Mary Evans, for $10 and other considerations, Lot 21. Block F. John B. Walker Second Subdivision. Harold and Marie Wright to Max and Annie Logan, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 17, 18, Block 3, Parkview Addition. I. E. Parkhurst to Edward and Mary Richardson, for $7.000. Lot 6. Block 2. H. C. Thompson Addition. Lafayelte and Willie McCormlck to Phillip' Graves, for $8,500, Lot 11. Block E. John B. Walker Second Subdivision. Alvin and Geraldine Wallace to Barton and Frances Uurris. for $300, a lot 132 by 82 ft.. In SB quarter, EW quarter. Sec 36-T16N-R1OE. Louis and Charlotte Lansky to Ella Levy, for $1 and other consideration. Lot 2. Block 4, Chick asawba Gardens Addition. E. C. and Addle Smith lo John and Florence Turner. lor $10 and other consideration, Lot 3, Bloc)! 30. Blythe Second Addition. George and Ellen Ray to Gerald and Vernelln Ray, for $1 and other consideration. S half, Lot 6, Block H, Nelson's Second Addition to LcRchvllle. Gerald and Ver^ioile Ray to George and Ellen Ray, for $1 and other consideration. E half, Lot 3, Block 1, Nelson's Addition to Leachville. Mary and J. W. Patton. for $10 and love and affection. 28 acres in S half, of S half. NW quarter, Sw. 31-T1CN-R9E. Susan Moore to Eugene Williams, for S200. Lot 2, Blocjt 7, W. W. Hol- lipelor Second Addition. William Lee Roberta Walker to Hanstord and fiillye Clare, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 1, Block 5. William Lee Walker Second Subdivision. John and Gvrnld Robert* to David and Joanie Gaddid, for $10 and other consideration. Lot 20, Block B, John B. Walker Second Subdivision. Bernlc Hill Robinson to Dora H. Goodrich, for $1 and love and affection, his Inleresl in N half of NE quarter. Sec. 32-T16N-R9E. Mtuiuul Bell to Lillian Duke, for $1,800. Lot I, Blork 7, Sunnyside Addition. Lillian Duke to Viola Cherry, for More Comfort Wearing FALSE TEETH Horc In a ploixsunt wny to overcome 10080 pin to d Isconi fort. FASTECTH, nn improved powder, sprinkled on uonor mul low«r plwteo holds tnora nnnor HO tlmt they (eel more com- forUble. No gummy. Rooey. pasty laste or (culing. 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