The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 29, 1955
Page 7
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Ike 'Ponies Up- Lad Gets Horse By ME A. Service SPRINGFIELD, Colo. — (NEA) — Byron Holcomb, 12, had red hair, freckles, a saddle, and a pasture. What he wanted was a pony. So he carried his problem to the very top, the President of the United States, Today he has the pony. He was spurred on by a recent news announcement thin President Eisenhower had been given two horses within a single week, That night, By rushed through his sixth-grade homework. Then he took out a plain piece of paper and wrote: "Dear Ike, "I just heard over the radio that you have been given TWO horses this week. I am asking for a job on your farm for myself and Grandma so I can ride a horse." Byron hns lived with his 69-year- old grandmother, Mrs. Ethel P. Nici'.Qis, for sevev.U years. The only mother Byron has ever known, Mrs. Nichols receives $105 every mon;!i to support the two of them. The tension comes because her son — Byron's father — was killed during the wJir. By wrote the letter before President Eisenhower suffered his heart attack. It reached Ike in his Denver Hospital bed. The President smiled as he read the penciled scrawl: "I will work to pay for rny Grandma's and my room and board. I can do milking and lots of chores. Grandma is a good cook. "I am 11 years old, red curly hair, brown eyes, five foot tall, weigh about 90 pounds. And I can lift 50 pounds. "I can ride very good. I have my own saddle and pad and bridle but not halter or rope and no horse and will mow the lawn. Can you use me and Grandma on your farm please now. Grandma knows I am writing this letter, "I remain your friend, Byron Eugene Holcomb." "Grandma" saw the note and added one of her own. "I do hope," she wrote, "that you are allowed to pass on this letter from Byron. His only desire is a house in the country and to be allowed to ride a horse. He is a Handy little fellow and could earn his keep. "This is not a charity letter. Neither is it a publicity stunt . . , " President Eisenhower, after read- One-Mon Peace Mission Won't Give Up Cause JERUSALEM 1*1—A tall, haggard man of about 30 told Israeli officials here several days ago he planned to cross the Israel-Jordan frontier under a White flag to Induce the Arabs to make peace with Israel. Officials told the. man, a recent immigrant from Morocco named Yoseph Cohen, his idea was impractical and he should return to his wife and two children, living in Tel Aviv. Indignant, Cohen said he would try his one-man peace mission anyway. The Israeli government announced yesterday that Arab Legionnaires shot and killed the peacemaker in no man's land. I pr.AL—These three men have been named general rounsel ol the American Civil Liberties Union. From left are Edward J. ESntarWnt Ten Eyck and Osmond K. Fraenke. They replace the ate Arthur Oarfleld Hays and Morris L, Ernst, who becomes vice chairman of the ACLU board of directors alter serving as general counsel since 1329. Author's Pullman Car Bit Ritzy LOS ANGELES HI — Lucius Beebe's new pullman Car is a raany- splendored thing. The 52-year-old author and publisher says it cost $125,000. It includes three bedrooms, a chartreuse kitchen, orange dining room, observation room, loud speaker system, three telephones and a turkish steam bath. Beebe and Charles Clegg. 39, an editor of Beebe's Territorial Enterprise and Virginia City News in Nevada, unveiled the pullman to news-, men Saturday at a champagne breakfast. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CUICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. ARKANSAS A. L. Head, Pltf. vs. No. 13,160 Juanita Head, Dft. The defendant, Juanita Head, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and inswer ttu complaint of th* plilntUf, A, L. Head. Dated tills Ird day of November, 1955. SEAL GEBALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. O. Claude F. Cooper, Atty. Ed B. Cook, Atty. ad. Litem. 11/8-lS-n-M Ceres, the first known asteroid, ] was discovered by Piazzi in Sicily during 1800. IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CUICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, iresmeui njiaciuiuivci, mici n-«u- ARKANSAS ing the letter, "ponied up." He IN THE MATTER OP THE , :i i_ Vl_ r^lnn^ av_rimr_ 1-. TT « I>T»f * MCIIIT* HF 1*VT passed it on to his friend, ex-Governor Dan Thornton. Thornton got the horse and sent it on to Byron. BYRON Holcomb's ready, Russian Atom Cache Is Told TAIPEI, Formosa W>—The Tatao news agency, operated by the Chinese Nationalist Interior Ministry, said yesterday Soviet Russia hid stored nuclear weapons at the Manchurian port of Antung, at the mouth of the Valu River. There was no way 'Of confirming tills report. Tatao said about IOC North Korean officers and enlisted men were being trained by Soviel instructors at Antung in the use of nuclear weapons. DR. GEORGE W. VERNON Dentist Dental Office Now Open in Lynch Building HOURS: Mon. thru Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon Telephone PO 3-4357 Blytbeyilte, Ark.MM WARNINu ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT. CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Jesse L. Springer PH!. vs. No. 13,151 Marjorie Mae Springer, Dlt. The defendant, Marjorle Mae Springer, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Jesse L. Springer. Dated this 3rd day fo November. 1955. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By OPAL DOYLE, D. C Claude P..Cooper, atty. for pltf. Ed B. 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