The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 9, 1954 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 9, 1954
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PAOB TWBLT* BtTTHETILLB (ARK.) COURIER HIW1 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER f, 1«N George Gobei Worked Many Years Before Hitting Top as Comic By BOB THOMAS .(Second Of Two Artic-lcs) HOLLYWOOD iAP) — Like many an "overnight sensa- lion," George Gobul put in many years of apprenticeship before' hilling the b'igtime show business. As viewers ol Ins Saturday niKhl the choir ol St. Stephen's Episcopal TV show can see. Gobi?] lias one I Church in Chicago. In-jJortant element that dislin- Hillbilly Singer cuLslies lop stir.s Thai i-s liimnK.I George, was born In the Windy In deliverlnB his Hm-s ami waiilnn | City o n May 20, 1020. He was the j for Isushs he can judm 1 that .split j only child of Herman and Lillian second which governs VhvtlU'V an|Golx-l, who ran a grocery store. A audience will continue braxi | stcrllnif soprano, George was grad- amuscd or boredom will set in. j iiated irom the choir to a spot on He" learned tins the hard way-1 radio's Nationul Burn Dance. He before the pleasure seekers on the! noted on the Tom Mix air serial S club 'urcuit. It «., a f,u- cry | and continued singing on hillbilly from his start as a performer, in show* until 1843, when he Joined the Air Force. A B-2(i (Her stationed at Frederick, Oklti., he played his RUilar und sang (or service .shows. He also began telling stories. The Gl's were convulsed by his dead-pan delivery. Out of the Air Force in 1846, Oobcl tried to find work us a comedian in Chicago. He was tabbed remains his agent today. O'Malley started booking his young client Into conventions and night clubs, gradually building In class. The break came when he Friend Tells of Sheppard's Home Life; Question of Divorce Aired Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 CLEVELAND UP)—Pretty Marlly Shcppnrd hoard Just a few months before she was murdered that her ostcopnth husbam' was "thinking of a divorce." a witness In the Sheppard murder trial testified today. An attractive friend of the Shep- pitrd-s. Mrs. Nancy Ahern. also swore on the wltnc.s.s stand that Mr*. Slieppnrd told her she understood that her husband qualified the statement by saylnn "they (the Sheppards) were right for eacli other and would try (their marriage) again." Mrs. Ahern, a trim brunette In her middle 30's, with dark horn rimmed glasses, testified at the trial of Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard. He Is charged with bludgeoning his wife Marilyn to death In their bedroom July 4. Over defense objections Mrs. Ahern said she got this story second hand, that Mrs. Sheppard had heard about It from Dr. Randall Chapman, a Los Angeles osteopath Heroic School Superintendent Accepts Blame for Explosion Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:3* quotations) Open Illeh Low Close Dec Mch May July 3420 3453 541(1 3480 3422 3453 347G 3481 3410 3410 3443 3464 3455 3443 3404 345S New Orleans Cotton De c 3423 8424 3413 3413 Mch 3153 3454 3443 3443 May '... • 3475 3416 3462 3402 July . 3480 3480 3453 3454 Chicago Soybeans 283 287 !•. 285'-. 280'; 288 231',; 288% 2Q2-!i Nov Jan Mch May Chicago Corn Dec ... 154'i, 156-14 Mch ... 158'i ICOi'i Chicago Wheat Dec ... 22V, 224 'o Mch ... 2Z4 3 , 226'JB 282 285 287' 280:>.,', 280 M, 201 >i 282 Vz 154% 158',., 160!: ALLEN, Okla. IH'i—A remorseful superintendent, credited with hero- Ism by his students, accepted responsibility for striking the match which accidentally touched off a deafening gas explosion at Allen High School yesterday, himself, the principal and 45 pupils. Three of the Injured, Including Principal Freeman Pickle, are reported In critical condition. Twenty New York Stocks A T nml T 112 3-4 Amcr Tobacco 59 1-S Anncoiuhi Copper 42 1-2 Beth Slecl 80 Chrysler 0' 3-4 Coca-Cola 112 3-4 [ Cicn Electric 4<l 1-8 Gen Motor:; 92 1-2! Montgomery Ward 72 N Y Central •£! Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socouy Vacuum Stud-Pak 11 7-8 Standard of N J 100 Texas Corp 83 Sears U S Steel Sou Pac appeared for eight straight weeks on the Hoagy Carmlcliael TV show a .summer ngo. Mude Impression "I luid done (,'ood guest shots on shows like "4'onst Of The Town' and 'This Is Show Business,"he said. "People thought tjicy remembered me, but they couldn't quite plnce me. It wasn't until I wa so lor eight straight weeks that I made on impression." NBC signed him up tor n show o. hLs own. which made Its debut this tall. HP wa.s Immediately hailed as the brightest comedy talent In yenvs. George and Ills wife Alice, whom he met in high school have settled in the San Fernando Valley with their son Gregg. ». » 11(l daughters Georgia, almost -1, and Leslie. 7 months. I asked him if Ills family thought he was funny. "Alice does," he said, "Gregg sometimes Sometimes he doesn't. ' Like mnny comedians, Gobcl Is not especially funny In person. Occasionally he will say something In Hie (altering whimsical manner he displays on TV, but most of the lime lie talks seriously. Unlike most comedians, he Is shy. the Courts •f.t 3-8 (i(i 5-8 CIIM.'UIT— (Civil)—Curl R. Den Ion VB. James M. Gardner, special administrator ,,.„;()! H. II. (Bed) Oilers estate, per- •j.lij.snnal and property damages, Jll.- 'Buti. iiulo accident. Charles llosu vs. nay Long and L. C. Smalhvnod, $2.<00, property 74 7-H i damage, auto accident. 00 1-2 •IS 1--I Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. 1*1—(USDA)—Hogs 12.000: lower; choice IHO-^'O Ib li).f)()-7. r >; nlMiii! 11 deck choice No. l.s mid :!•; HI.U5: 150-170 II) 10.76-20.00: 225--MO ill IB.00-50: 2-IO-2GO II) 1B.7S-19.M: sows 400 Ib down 17.2.MS: lew lit 111.00; heavier sows 15.Sli-t7.2S: hours 13.00-15.00. Cattle fi.OOO; cnlve.s 1.7(10: abonl sleudy but little done; utility and commercial cows 8.50-12.00; CHII- nrrs and cullers li.00-8.50; lilthl wholly c a ii n e r s 5.00-50: bulls steady; llllllly and commercial 1I.MI-13.00; calmer and culler bulls 8.00-10.SO; vt'alers steady; good and choice n.110-23.00: lew at 25.00: cfmiiMi'irinl and low «ood 12.00-lti.0(l; slauulitor calves siuw; commercial and Rood 11.00-15.00; utility and low commercial 8.0010.00! '»--«.„ ,IPBAU! tf'UAM! OMsmobilo ';bas rlnne it again! Sensational in "SV—ewri more so in '55 with all ttio inewciit new ulcim on whirls! Walclj! It's fccming soon to your Oirlsmobrle dcaler'sl Leponto Woman Questioned In Baby's Death LEPANTO. Ark. tffi— Police have questioned an unmarried Lepanlo woman officers quote as saying she gave birth to the biiby girl Whose body was found In the attic of a house here. The baby's skeleton, with a cloth still tight around the neck, was found In a cardboard boX by two boys Sunday. Police quoted the woman as saying she was alone when the baby w»s born last January and that she didn't know she "was about to have a baby." The woman's sister also was questioned in the Infant's death. Officers said the child was strangled at birth. Police didn't disclose the wopi- fti.'s mvme. She wns released, pending n coroner's Inquest Friday. were still hospitalized today. The one-story brick school building was virtually demolished. The superintendent, J. N- Mo Keel, who suffered shock, cuts and bruises, told a reporter: "I presume I set off the blast In an attempt on my part to find a gas leak. I had no reason to think there was a general leak." Students were flung against the ceiling and blown through windows by the bombllke blast. Fire Chief Harvey Butler, who estimated damage at $100,000, said gas apparently had been accumulating under the floor several days. The 150 students in the structure at the time had high praise lor McKeel, They said he helped hold up a collapsing celling so other vcl- tlms could be rescued first . "There was a Hash and then the explosion," said Dale plunk, 18- year-old high school Junior, "It was terrible." Some ol the victims, dazed and staggering, stumbled from the littered bulldtng> blood streaming from their heads. Desks inside were found lodged in the ceiling by the blast. "When I went In there the kids were screaming and smoke was pouring out, and I just knew that some of them had been killed," said Butler, one of the first rescuers an the scene. "I still don't see how they got out alive." Troops 31 Gets New Patrol Heads J. L. Austin, Eugene Quails and Jimmy Pong are patrol leaders of Flying Eagle, Rebel and Pine Tree patrols of Troop 31, which last night completed patrol reorgatit lion. Senior Patrol Leader Glenn Ray Boyetl was In charge of the reor- Troop 31, sponsored by Dud Ca- aon Post of American Legion, recently re-reglstercd. It is one of the oldest troops of this area. Dynamite Blast Kills 16 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil WV-Al, l(i persons were killed yesterday when an explosion destroyed a dynamite plant at Jose Nuelhoos, 50 miles from here. Police said the blast occurred just flvp minutes before quitting time. Shirley Cone Gets Honor Shirley Cone, home economic! sophomore from Osceola, has been selected as top sponsor of the Army nOTC at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Tenri. The daughter pf Dr. and Mrs. George Cone of Osceola, she was chosen by ROTC cadet commander as regiment sponsor. Miss Cone was one of the lop five beauties at the university in 1953-54 and sweetheart of Alpha Gamma Rho. social fraternity. She is also a member of the Home Economics Club. Five Die in Gun Battle MEXICO CITY I/PI — In a blazing gun battle, federal police yesterday killed three men wanted for questioning in connection with ar $80,000 robbery at the home of former Mexican Finance Minister Ramon Betela. Two police agents also were shiin. and (rlend of the Sheppards, during a visit to California last March. Mrs. Ahern said that Mrs. Sheppard "seemed very much In love" with her husband, but "I was never quite sure of Dr. Sheppard." Unnure' of Doctor Mrs. Ahern also reported that another phase of a conversation with Mrs. Sheppard last April dealt with a watch which "Dr. Sheppard bought for a young lady from California." The prosecution has claimed that this "young lady" was Susan Hayes, a pretty laboratory technician with whom It said Dr. Sheppard had an affair. The witness quoted Mrs. Sheppard as saying that she either saw Dr. Sheppard write out a check for the watch or found an expense check for the watch. "I asked her If she was not upset about the watch, and she said she was," she stated. The relating of these details followed closely the testimony of Mrs. Ahern at the Inquest last sum- Defense Counsel William J. iir mer. Corrlgan vigorously protested the Introduction today. But the judg allowed Mrs. Ahern to go ahead At the inquest last July, Dr Sheppard testified that while he was In California, he and Miss Hayes attended a wedding with some friends. Miss Hayes lost her watch on this occasion, and he bought her a .replacement, he said Dinner Guest* Mrs. Ahern and her husband. Donald, were the last two outsiders known to have seen Sam and Marilyn alive. They were dinner guests at the Sheppard horn the night Marilyn was murdered. Mrs. Ahern followed her hu« band on the witness stand.' Ahern, a slender six-foot-two man who runs a transportation servlc and odor removing firm, painted a rather cozy picture yesterday of 30-year-old Dr. Sheppard and his wife, Marilyn, 31. Dr. Sheppard Is accused of hack Ing his wife to death last July 4 in the bedroom of their white frame home on Lake Erie. Ahern, who lives five houses away from the Sheppards, said he and his wife visited the couple on the night preceding the slaying. Dr. Sheppard sat on the floor at the feet of his wife while watching television and later the two affectionately occupied the same chair Ahern testified. Mrs. Sheppard, in fact, cooked a favorite berry pie for her husband that night, Ahern said. And last February, the witness testified, he and his wife shared the same room with the Sheppards while on a weekend trip to a Ligo- nler, Pa., ski lodge. William J. Corrlgan, sheppard's white-haired defense attorney, Inquired how the Sheppards got along. Well, I don't recall anything un usual, said Ahern. "they seemec to get along pretty well." Corrlgan asked the witness what he thought of Dr. Sheppard. "I felt Sam always was a very straight forward person," the witness answered. "I enjoyed his company." "He was a good decent fellow, wasn't he?" Corrigan asked. Ahern agreed. OON'T PUS/ /, there's enough for everyone It IS a big family! But the prnurl young owner of these puppies will see to it that there's always enougli food for their healthy, growing appetites. That's the way with electricity. As you add new electrical conveniences, you can always count on the additional electric power you want to run them. You are using many more appliances than you did ten . years ago. In the future you'll add many more. And you can be sure your electric light and power company will be prepared with the power to run them. "YOU ARE IHERf-CSS l«li»lilon-wlln.« hbury'i grul mud Ark-Mo Power Co. WMCT Channel I ffutidt/ Nl«ht, NOT. I 0:00 Evening Serenade «:15 News Reporter fl;30 Dinah Shore (j:« News Caravan 7:00 Bob Hope 8:00 Fireside Theatr* 8:30 Circle Theatre 8:00 'Die Truth or Consequences 9:30 The Falcon 10:00 I Married JOan 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Clete Roberts 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Sign Olf Wednesday, Nov. 19 .6:60 Meditation J ?:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphli 8:00 Today 8:25 Newa ' 8:30 Today 8:55 Exercises With Cathy 8:00 Dins Dong School B:30 Storyland 9:45 Shopping at Horat 10:00 Home Show 11.00 Betty White Show 11:30 Fenlher Your Nest 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Channel Five Club 1:00 3 Steps to Heaven 1:15 Amy Vanderbilt 1:20 Charm with Cathy 1.30 HOinemakera Program 2:00 Greatest Gift 2:15 Golden Windows 2:30 One Man's Family 2:45 Miss Marlowe 3:00 Hawkins Falls 3:J5 First Love 3:30 World ol Mr. Sweeney 3:45 Modem Romanc* 4:00 Pinky Lee Show 4:30 Howdy Doody 5.00 Captain Video 5:15 Interesting Person 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Superman 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6.30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan f-.OO Cisco Ktd 7;30 Favorite Story 8:00 TV Theatre 9:00 This Is Your Lift fl:30 Mr. District Attorney 10:00 Dear Phoebi 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10;45 Rocky King 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHBQ Channel 13 Tuesday Night, NOT. » 6:00 Western Theatr* 6:15 Weather 6.20 News 6:30 Doug Edwards 8:45 Jo Stallocd 7:00 Strike It Rich 7:30 Halls of Ivy 8:00 Meet Millie 8:30 U. S. Steel Theatre 9:30 Danny Thomas 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Danger 10:45 Late Show Wednesday, Nov. 10 7:00 Morning Show 8:55 News 9:00 Garry Moore 9:30 Arthur OocUrqr 10:30 Strike ll mob 11:00 Valiant Udi 11:15 Lore of Uf* 11:30 Search (or Tomorrow 11:45 Guiding Lfebl 12:00 Nc»'i 12:25 Kitchen Magic ;2:30 Welcome Trarelit 1:15 Robert Q. Lewla 1:30 House Partf 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Lady of the HOUM 2:45 Bob Crosby 3:00 Brighter D»y 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Portia Faces Life 4:15 Early Show 5:30 Mars Patrol 6:00 Harloon Time 6:15 Weather 6:20 News 6:30 Doug Edward* 6:45 Perry Como 7:00 Godfrey and Frlendi 8:00 Inner Sanctum 3:30 I've Got a Secret 0:00 Best of Broadwaf 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show New Clash Shaping Up On A-Plan UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. (*—A new East-West clash shaped up today over Soviet pressure to put President Eisenhower's atoms-for- peace program under the U.N. Security Council, In which the Russians hold veto power. The battle lines on this key point were drawn In the Assembly's Political Committee yesterday when Russia's Andrei Vishinsky asked why the U.S.-backed seven-power resolution to set up an international atomic agency failed to specify that it should report to the Security Council. U.S. Chief Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. quickly countered that his government did not oppose a liaison with the Security Council but that it would not favor a setup in which the "council veto paralyzes the agency." The Russians have been arguing ever since Eisenhower outlined his proposal before the Assembly last December that any international atomic agency should be responsible to the council. The United States has contended that the proposed agency should have the autonomous status of a U.N. specialized agency, subject to no veto. This stand was backed in yesterday's debate by France's Jules Moch, one of the chief supporters of the plan. Western Diplomats took a wait- and-see attitude over Vishinsky's latest assertion that Russia has not rejected the U.S. plan to advance peaceful uses of atomic energy. Most of them endorsed Lodge's rejoinder that the Soviets should prove their good intent by supporting the seven-power resolution. AWOL Soldier Given Political Asylum by Reds VIENNA, Austria WP)—The Soviet information service announced today thai Russian authorities In Austria have granted an, a American soldier political asylum. The U. S. Army said the soldier had been AWOL since Oct. 9 after being court-martialed and broken from sergeant to corporal. The Russian announcement Identified the soldier as William Clayton Turner, 32, U. S. Army headquarters in Heidelberg gave hi» home address as Water Valley, Miss. An Army spokesman said Turner has been attached to the 124th Armored Ordnance Battalion, stationed at Mainz, Germany. • Available records did not indicate on what charge he was court-martialed. 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