The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1953 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 21, 1953
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TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1953 Here's List of Freed American Prisoners FREEDOM VILLAGE, Korea UV-The U. N. Command released the following official list of 35 U. S. prisoners" repatriated today: Pfc. Wllber M. Warring, Phila- delphis, Pa.; next of kin, Etta Warring, 1910 Titan St., Philadelphia. Pvt. Louis Kerkstra; father, Ralph Kerkstra, 2088 100th St., Byron Center, Mich. Cpl. Willie J. Patrick; next of kin, Edith Mae Patrick, Hillemann, Ark. Cpl. Harry E. Purvis; brother, James W. Purvis, Box 206, Yock. S. C. Sgt. Edward G. Anderson; wifc. Sue Anderson, 835 N. 33rd St., Alabama City, Ala. Pfc. Paul O. Blanton; father, Matt Blanton, Route 3, Brodehead, Ky. Pfc. John M. Jankovits Jr.; fa ther, John M. Jankovits Sr., 96; N. Sixth St., Philadelphia. Cpl. Orville R. Mullins; mother, Mrs. Pearl Mullins, 4429 Decour sey Pike, Covington, Ky. Sgt. William H. White, Chuckey, Tenn.; wife, Edith White, Route 8, Greeneville, Tenn. Pfc. Joe T. Heath; cousin, Dexter Adams, 423 E. Vine St., Mur- freesboro, Tenn. Pvt. George W. Gray; mother, Mrs. Cecil 0. Gray, 110 Binsfortt Ave., Ogden, Utah. Cpl. Pedro A. Herrera; mother, Mrs. Elolsa T. Herrera, La Madera, N. M. M. Sgt. Albert L. Howard: wife. Woman Admits Age; Gets No Marriage License HUNTING: . w, w. va. wj—BX- soldier Eugene Priddy and Miss At- suto Tomai stepped up for a marriage license application yesterday. "Your ages?" the clerk asked. "I'm 25 and she's 21." Priddy said. "No, Gene," his fiancee protested, "I'm 20." "Too bad," said Mrs. Louis H. Cain, the license clerk. "You'll have to get your parents' consent." Miss Tomai is doing just that by air maiL Priddy met her while he was stationed in Tokyo. Ether- Substitute Is Discovered BALTIMORE W> — A new anesthetic containing fluorine indicated in preliminary experiments on humans it is faster acting and less likely to burn than ether ,a University of Maryland researcher reported todaj'. Dr. John C. Krantz, professor of pharmacology at the School of Medicine here, said it is the first fluorinated 1 ether to be developed successfully as an anesthetic. Fluorine was tested, he said, because "it reduces tremendously the fire hazard which causes a considerable amount of inconvenience and even death, from explosion, in the operating room." Bomb Suspects Are Released BDBNOS AIRES . Argentina (/P)— An Argentine federal judge has released five persons arrested after last week's bomb explosion at a political rally addressed by presi dent Juan Peron. Among thos freed was Stehen Jacyna, ai American citizen. The rest wen Argentines. Jacqueline Marie Howard, 1203 McChesney St., Nashville, Tenn. Pvt. William G. Morelnnd; wife, Geraldine Lance Moreland, 1857 Voloberg St., Atlanta. Sfc. Walter H. Mitchell; sister, Miss Cora L. Mitchell, Hotel Brumley, Greeneville, Tenn. Pfc. Earl M. Wiseman; mother Mrs. Katherine P. Wiseman, Box 443, Ronceverte, W. Va. Pfc. Lionel B. Peterson; mother. Mrs. Edward M. Peterson. 402 Roosevelt Rd., Blackriver Falls, I Wis. Pvt. Juan Osorio-Melendez; mother, Marie Melendez, Cabara Street, Catano. Puerto Rico. Pfc. Eddie P Zidal; 857 Brighton Ave., San Antonio, Tex. Pvt. Alexanders. Luther; mother, Mrs. Mary B. Luther, Toms Creek, Va. Pvt. Joseph Picerno; father, Nicholas Picerno, 175-05 Liberty Ave., Jamaica, N. Y. Pvt. Roger Herndon; father, Cohen Herndon, 1103 Rushing St., Jacksonville, Fla. Pfc. Arthur G. Gregory; mother, Mrs. A. P. Helling, 233 Caey Ave., Mt. Vernon, 111, Pvt. Juan Rivera-Ortiz; xvife. D/- lores Ramos Boquebraadas, Gua- ayanilla, Puerto Eico. Pvt. Lester R. Todd; father, Wesley I. Todd, Alliance, Neb. Pfc. Nicholas J'iminez-Osorio; father, Pizzaro Jiminez-Osorio, Bo Mcdiania Baja, Loiza, Aldea, Pu- irto Rico. Pvt. Robert W. Fleming; mother, Mrs. W. A. Fleming Jr., 3327 Tut- weiler Ave., Memphis. Pfc. Janies L. Ball; mother, Mrs. Isaac Monroe Ball, Bellburn, W. Va. Pvt. Robert L. Dunn Jr., mother, Mrs. Quele Dunn, 1003 S. Eighth St., Muskogee, Okla. Pvt. John B. Martin: father, Elmer Martin, Box 34, Tule Lake, Calif. Pfc. John S. Ploch; mother, Mrs. Sophie Chesney, 148 Carles St., Detroit. Pfc. Tibor Rubin; father, Irwin Rubin, 4466 Oerritons Dr., Long Beach, Calif. Pfc. Fon Mitchell: mother, Mrs. Bill Hay Mitchell, Roderfield, W. Va. Pvt. Jose M. Garcia; mother, Mrs. Gartola Garcia, 33y z Wetten i Blvd., Los Angeles. Pvt. Charles Sacco, Lorain, O.: mother, Mrs. Mary Josephine Sacco, Guelph, Ont. Three Missco Schools Select Honor Students Armorel, Shawnee, Dyess Scholastic Leaders Named Three Mississippi County schools have named valedictorians and salutatorians of their senior classes which will be graduated this spring. At Armorel, Janies Edward Ashmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Ashmore, has been named as head of his class scholastically. Active in basketball, dramatics and baseball, James plans to attend the University of Mississippi. Salutatorlan of the Armorel seniors is Jerry Dyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Dyer. Like James, he is active in basketball, dramatics and baseball and also will attend Ole Miss. He Is secretary ol the senior class. Dyess High School's valedictorian is Orville Lee Modesitt, 17-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hershell Modesitt. Business manager of the school annual, he plans to attend college but has not yet selected his school. Scholastic runner-up at Dyess is Delma Jean Glover. 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Glover. She has -been serving as news editor for the grade school. Bessie Mae Shannon, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. w. F. Shannon of Joiner, is Shawnee High School's valedictorian. A member of the National Honor Society, she also is secretary of the senior class, president of the Future Homemakers of America chapter and has served as cheer leader for five years. Named salutatorian at Shawnee is Joe Willie Felts, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Felts of Joiner. A member of the bootball and basketball teams, he plans to attend Arkansas State College. BLYTHEVII.LE(ARK.) COURIER NEWS "T~ Actor Tickles French Critics EXCLUSIVE PETS-Theresa Purnauckas of Cleveland, Ohio, proudly displays her two Kodiak bear cubs, the third and fourth ever to be raised in captivity The cubs, born Feb. 6, were taken from their parents by Theresa's father who works at the Cleveland Zoo. In seven years the baby bruins win tip 1ho sca]e5 ri nearly a ton each Burglar Proved To Be a Dog ALBANY, Calif. M— Policeman Glenn Thompson tiptoed to the home of Mrs. Harold Forster in predawn darkness. Sure enough, as Mrs. Porster lad telephoned, a fumbling at:empt to enter the house was in progress. A large Chesapeake retriever .vas trying to turn the doorknob with his teeth. Thompson took the dog to pound. the More Mau Mau Victims Found NAIROBI, Kenya (/PI— Authorities today reported finding the bodies of 12 more native victims ol the anti-\v!rite terroristic Mau Mau organization. The dead, found in shanty villages outside Nairobi, were believed to have been executed on orders of a Mau Mau "court" which held sessions in one of the village huts. CANNES, Prance UPi—U. B. movie star Kirk Douglas tickled French film critics last night with an olc Hollywood saw—"Virtue isn't pho. togenic." The actor quoted the saying a> his first all-French press confer ence. Replying to a critic who asked whether it was true that Hollywooc is the last stopover before hell, Douglas said: "It's often true that in wood virtue goes unnoticed. "For example, a perfect gentleman who loves his mother would attract no crowds, but point out someone whose reputation for wickedness is established and "his following becomes immense. PAGE FIVE Delma Jean Glover Bessie Mae Shannon Joe W. Felts 600 /Owners' Dig Deep to Pay For Operation on Their Kitten Holly- Mother Sally Enters Contest CHICAGCW)—Sally, a 700-pound grizzly bear at Lincoln Park Zoo, has been nominated by the Chicago Park District as its contestant in the State Street Council's annual Mother of the Year contest. Sally has provided- the city parks with eight cubs in the last five years. No One Knows Where Mom Is NEW YORK W)—The New York City Housing Authority informed the mother of four small children that she would have to wait some time for an apartment in a low- rent housing development. "Well, I'm leaving the children here," said Josephine Wright yesterday. Then the Negro mother walked out of the office. The children—four boys ranging in age from 8 months to 5 years— were taken to a police station, where they played with typewriters until placed temporarily in homes about town. Samuel Wright Sr., the father, was called in by officers and promised to attempt to find his wife. CHICAGOWi—Clay, a gay little alley born kitten, has 600 owners. And the 600. all 5 to 14-year-old pupils of the Henry Clay Elementary School, nurse and pet her almost as no kitten ever has been before. Maybe it was the foundling, or maybe it was a leap or a jump, but anyway the yellow and black limping around the school. Then she began dangling one leg. NEW MANILA, ARK. "Your Community Center" By Refrigeration Air Conditioned Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 A veterinarian diagnosed a broken hip, said an operation would cost about S40 and suggested Clay be destroyed. Mrs. Abbey McCulloch told the children what the veterinarian had said. "By noon the children, in an absolutely spontaneous movement, had collected the money," Mrs. i McCulloch said yesterday. "They i save pennies, nickles and dimes. It ! was really amazing." I The operation was a success. Clny should be back with her 600 ' owners within a week. 6 Liberated Britons Head Homeward MOSCOW I/PI—A Royal Air Force transport plane carrying six Britons and an Irish priest liberated after long internment in North Korea took off here today for Berlin, Germany, en route to England. The seven liberated Internees arrived here yesterday by train lit tlie end of a long trek across Siberia. North Korean authorities turned them over to the Russians April 8 after the Soviet Union agreed to a British appeal to use its good offices in obtaining their repatriation. The American Embassy has been informed that through similar Soviet Intervention, seven American civilians also held by the North Koreans would soon be in Moscow on their way home. Mamie in DAR WASHINGTON Wi—Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower has been accepted into membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, it was announced as the organization's C2nd congress opened here yesterday. Mobile Growth Rapid MOBILE, Ala. l^-Orowth figures for tho past 12 years In tho Mobile area show an investment of more than 100 million dollars in that time, says the Chamber of Commerce. In that time, employment In the- area Increased from 38,000 to 73,000 the Chamber says ITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark, LAST TIMES TONITE "HIAWATHA" Benson Edwards WED -THURS 'The Big Carnival' Kirk Douglas Jan Sterling "Entertainment At Its Best" WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY WITH THE LINEN LOOK CREASE RESISTANT Bid YOU hear? DELL •—THEATER^ Dell, Arkansas Box Office Open 6:45 TUES•THURS "HURRICANE SMITH" Yvonne De Carlo Forrest Tucker MOX In West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature SPECIALLY PRICED FOR BVD! 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