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?AGB BIGHT SATUulJAX, MAX », 1»53 Allies Quiz Reds On New POW Plan (Continued from Page l) to some way." Harrison asked many questions on (be Red proposal to send equal numbers of troops of the five- nation repatriation commission to ttka custody of balking prisoners. • Would the troops be military police, civilian police or infantry troops? Mow would the five nations divide control of the prisoner oampe and would they be jointly operated by representatives of al five nations? Asked About Food? Harrison asked whether thf troops would bring their own foot *od supplies and how supply prisoners would be accomplished Some of the other questions Har rieon set forth on the proposed re patriation commission were: How would decision be reached in subordinate bodies to whom powers of the commission are delegated? Mow would decisions be reached in subordinate bodies to whom powers of the commission are delegated? What was meant oy the Red proposal that the commission would have authority to exercise It* "legitimate functions and responsibilities?" How will procedures be standardized among five nations at the prisoner camps? How would differences among troops at the camps be settled? What did the Communists have in mind about languages to be used by the repatriation commission and its subordinate agencies, particularly in dealing with the prisoners themselves? Almost all the meeting was taken up by Harrison's questions. When he finished, Nam II asked if there were any more questions and Harrison replied, "Undoubtedly the replies you make to the questions I have just asked will result in further questions and discussions of your proposal." Harrison's questions did not touch on the major concession of fee Communist proposal which was aa agreement to the Allied plnn to keep those prisoners who refuse to go home in Korea while their disposition is decided. HOT did his questions deal with the Ked agreement to shorten the time the unwilling captives would be held in neutral custody. Neither did Harrison question the Red Mrs. Elmiro Polk Dies at Cooler COOTER, Mo.—Services for Mrs Elmira Elizabeth Polk, who diet last night at her home here, wil be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Cooler Baptist Church by the Rev. W. E. Hall .pastor, and the Rev. J. E. Cooper of Kennett. Burial will be in Mt. Zio«~'Cemetery with German Funeral Home oj Steele in charge. Mrs. Polk, who was 80, was born In Cooler and lived there all her life. Survivors include her husband, W, P. Polk; a son. J. B. Polk of Flint, Mich.; n daughter, Mrs. Lena Frazier of Cooter, a sister, Mrs. Lula Curry of Steele; a brother, Printy Byrd of Poplar Bluff; 17 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Mother of Two Missco Women Dies in Memphis Mrs. Maggie Flagg if Monette, mother of Mrs. Ernest Flagg of Blytheville and Mrs. James Murphy of Leachville, died early today at Summerfleld Nursing Home In Memphis. She wns 69. Funeral arrangements were Incomplete at noon today, but eerv- ces probably will be conducted omorrow afternon at Holt Funeral Home Chapel. Burial is scheduled to be in Monette. Other survivors include two oth- ;r daughters, Mrs. Orville Ayers ! St. Louis and Miss Beulah Haynes of Memphis, with whom ;he made her home; two sons, E. 3 . Haynes and John T. Haynes, joth of Memphis; and a brother Dr. Jnson Lunsford of Etowah. Son of Blytheville 'asfor Quits Job To Enter Ministry plan that prisoners who want to go home would be exchanged within two months after a truce or on several minor provisions of the Communist proposals. The Reds claim that a truce in Korea now Is "completely within reach" by their proposal. Britain's 'Oldest' Dies WORTHING, England (/Pi- Emma Rooke, who claimed to be Britain's oldest woman, died on Thursday at 107. John Peterson, son of the Rev nd Mrs. W. W. Peterson of Biyt ille, has resigned as sportscnster for radio station KNCM in Moberly. Mo., to study for the ministry The Rev. Mr. Peterson is pastor of Wesleyan Memorial Methodist Church here. His son will become director of religious education and pastor's assistant at Trinity Methodist Church In Moberly the middle of this month. He also will be assistant superintendent of enrollment and attendance and youth director. On June 7, he will begin studying for the ministry at the summer session of Central College, Fnyette Mo. He will continue his studies three days a week this fall. AUSTRIAN CHARMERS—Two Austrian beauties display their charms before judges in a Miss Austria contest in Vienna. Lore Felger, left, won. a free trip to New York and will represent her country at the '"Miss Europe" and "Miss Universe" contests. Eva Pavlicek, right, was runner-up. RITZ THEATER MANILA, ARK. SUN DAY-MON DAY-TU ESDA Y Savagely fit liv*d and loved I SUSANMORROW PETER HANSON JOAN TAYLOR *»>.•« u MEL EPSTEIN ,w«Mk,G[OKE MARSHALL >,«.».,» SYDNEY BOiHH FRENCH RUSH EQUIPMENT TO LAOS—French and Viet Nam troops marshal equipment flown in from Hanoi, at an airport near Plainne Des Jarres, about 50 miles from Luang Prabang, capital ot Laos. The French dropped back to Plainne Des Jarres so they could utilize their superior artillery_and air power against t he invading Communist forces. State Use Tax Collections Ruled Illegal Mother of Officer Killed in Korea To Tell of Ammunition Shortage PITTSBURGH Wl • of a dead soldier - The mother from nearby LITTLE ROCK MV-Collection Of .rkansas' use tax from out-of-state inns not actually doing business in he state Was ruled unconstitutional y Pulaski Chancellor Rodney Par- lam here yesterday. Five Memphis firms filed suit gainst the Arkansas Sevenue De- artment last year to recover some 2,500 assessed against them by for- ner Revenue Commissioner Carl F. Barker. The firms claimed that they were j ot liable for the 2 per cent tax. be- itise the merchandise was sold by ennessee firms for acceptance by le Arkansas customers only at IB Memphis business houses. Parham also made it clear that Memphis merchants who sell goods Memphis and then deliver them homes In Arkansas ore not re- )onsible for collection of the tax. "This does not mean," he added, ;hat the Arkansas user of the oods does not have to pay the tax . this state." The Revenue Department is expected to appeal the decision to the State Sureme Court. Commissioner Horace Thompson was unavailable for comment, however. The suits were filed by Branyan and Peterson, Inc., and Fred J. Vandermark Co., Inc., both machinery dealers; Rhodes-Jennings Furniture \ and Leo Kahn Furniture Companies, and P. H. Williams, an explosives dealer. West Mifflin will go to Washington Monday to tell about, ammunition .shortages in Korea. Mrs. Andrew Haley said she has an appointment to talk to Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, chairman of an ammunition sub-committee, about the last letter from her son, 2nd Lt. Robert Haley, 22, of the 224th Infantry Regiment. Mrs. Haley quoted the letter, postmarked April 18 and addressed to her son's fiancee, Miss Marcia i Matwick of McKeesport, Pa., as 'saying: "If anyone tells you we have enough ammunition, they're crazy. We have about enough for a 15- minute fire-fight." Lt. Haley was killed in the Flinch Bowl section April 28. Mrs. Haley said: "My son was killed by not having enough ammunition. The other boys still living over there should have something to defend them- Indians Get Special Tags TALLAHASSEE. Pla. W) —, Florida's Semlnole Indians, who haven't adopted many of the white man's, ways, don't even have the same kind of automobile license plates as most of the residents of the state. The Semlnoles get special tags with the words "Seminole Indian" on them instead of the usual letters imd numbers The state distributes them to the Indian,? free. Around 170 tags fire given out each year , IN THE PROBATE COURT FOK 'HIE CMICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY', AltKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF No 2183 DAISY GREEN, DECEASED NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTOR Last known address of decedent: 40J South Franklin Street, Blvthe- ville. Arkansas. Dote of Death: 30th day of August, 1948. Instruments dated 27th daj of June, 1041 and 2nd day of July, 1947, respectively, were on the 1st day of May, 1953 admitted to probate as the last will and codicil thereto of the above-named decedent, and the undersigned has been apointed as Executor thereunder. A contest of the probate of the will and the codicil thereto can be efected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit'them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six (6) months from the date of the first publication of this n^Mce, or they shnll be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published the 2 day of May, 1953. R. H. (Ted) Green. • Executor of the Estate of Daisy Green, Deceased, 4(19 South Franklin Street, Blytheville. Arkansas Taylor & Sudbury, attys. for Executor. 5'2-9 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATURDAY 'NORTH OF THE GREAT DIVIDE" Roy Rogers & Trigger Iji Trucolor * SAT. OWL SHOW "APPOINTMENT WITH DANGER" Alan Ladd & Phyllis Calvcrt •••••••••••••••••••••••§1 selves with." The mother said Lt. Haley also wrote: "My biggest worry Is my flank. This is the ROK Army and I would not give two cents for the bunch, bthey get hit pretty often and they They get hit pretty often and they have more big guns In my platoon than they have in the rest of the battalion." CRASH Negro Deaths Jasper Orr Services for Jasper Orr were In- com'pletc today pending arrival of survivors from out of town. He died last night at hte home at 1201 Knowles and is survived by his wife, Mary Orr; two sisters, Ophelia Hatchfield, Argo, 111., and Lilly Bridges, St. Paul, Minn.; four sons, J. Hugh, Gary, Ind., Jasper. Jr., Blytheville, Chris, St. Louis, and Roosevelt Orr, Berrten Springs, Mich,, and one daughter, Idella Ribinson. Blytheville. Home Funeral Home is in charge. (Continued from Page 1) rocky hillside. The crash was the first fata accident in 20 months for Air India, the country's biggest inter nal air service. One crewman Was killed and several passengers in ljured in the last Air India crash in September, 1951, near Bang, alore. Fell Near Village The plane fell like a streaking ball of fire just three miles from Bombay and Cairo. The compan ions, who helped her take her baggage to the airport bus las night, said she had no fear of flying but had lost heart in doing any sightseeing on the way home The other dead in today's crash were listed as three German engineers, a Briton, a Dane, a Thai- Innder, a member of India's parliament and other Indians. Thirteen of those aboard were passengers, five were crewmen. Airline officials said the fire apparently broke out in an engine shortly after the Douglas-built transport lifted into the air. Flames swept back over the plane as the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing. ELIZABETH By Marion Crawford ftrmtt Cn • * H* M+H) '»«» •» »«tMTI«» HALL. IN*. DI1TKIBUTID »1 •(* ((AVICI CHAPTER i A cheer rose from the Islanders waiting on the quayside when they saw her descend the ladder, followed by Prince Philip, who held her arm to steady her. As the little boat surged iip on the crest of the swell to the quay- side, the Princess made ready to jump ubore. But before she could do so the boat was down In the trough of the wave again, with the quayside looming high above. After two attempts had failed, she tried again. Philip stood beside her. AS the boat rose he signaled to Genera! Browning, and at exactly the right movement gave the Princess a little push, which sent her right into the .General's waiting arms. "Your Royal Highness ought to rest for a while," said the Island's doctor who had been waiting with the crowds, knowing she might need his kindly aid. She shook her head. "Give me Swo aspirins and a glass of water." she said. "I shall be all right." A few moments later she climbed into the horse-drawn carriage which was to bear her round .he island, for there are .no motor cars on Sark. The crowd of islanders cheered. The Princess smiled back at them. They little knew the effort it cost her. ;YOUR FRIENDIY THEATRE; "Entertainment At Its Best" SUNDAY and MONDAY ,cnt. Showing Sunday from 2 p.m. SHERRY JACKSON * ". «itna!'sS«uoN..*nosi .«.».._. MICHAEL CURTIZ SUNDAY MANILA, ARK. "Your Community Center" By Refrigeration Air Conditioned Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Don't Miss! SUNDAY - MONDAY - TUESDAY SUNDAY & MONDAY Double Feature GENEKEUY-PlERANGEU UlauMMM!. lltllraft! THE DEM MAKEJ THREE •MMMOIII COt I ]• (14 LINES) Carloon and Lale News wilh AXIMTAMIROFf It was only four days after the momentous telephone 'message to me from Buckingham Palace, announcing the arrival of Princess Slizabeth's baby, that I saw Prince Charles, as he was to be named laier. It was In the afternoon, just as I was getting ready to leave the Palace. As I have explained, I was already living at Nottingham Cottage; my rooms at the Palace had been taken over by Prince Philip so he could be near his wife at the time of the birth. But I was still going daily to the Palace to sit with Princess Margaret and discuss whatever subjects came up. The strict schoolroom routine, such as we had known in the past, had been abandoned. I knew that my real work as Royal Governess at the Palace was over. But in the new, busy life which Princess Margaret was leading her mother thought an hour or two of quiet, unrestrained chat on general subjects might soothe her. On this afternoon I found that she had already gone off to some engagement. I was Just putting on rny hat and thinking about a small piece of Spode china I had seen that morning. in an anticme shop off Kensington High Street. It would go well, I thought, on the low sill of my sitting room. I was already planning its capture when Sister Rowe came into the room. Sister Howe is a kindly looking, capable woman who habitually wears the uniform of her nrofes- MOX In West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature SAT. Double Feature IT'S A ROARING ROUND-UP! , PRAIRIE.: £ [^ OUTLAWS EDDlTDEAN i > iis .nisi HASH } —PLUS— CARTOON & SE1UAL "Mysterious Island SAT. LATE SHOW Starts 11:30 "CRAZY KNIGHTS" A Horror Show With Billy Gilbert & Shemp Howard slon—white cap, blue cotton dress, and starched apron. I was always particularly Impressed by her cuffs, which were starched to the stiffness of steel and sat on her wrists like handcuffs. She had a pleasant, low voice. I could imagine it soothing generations of babies. "Oh, Miss Crawford, Princess Elizabeth would very much like you to see the baby now," she asked me particularly, to find you." pould that little golden-haired girl I remembered in so many engaging scenes really have grown up to be the mother of this Royal child? As I stared down Into the cot, memories floated before me. Soon Sister Rowe brought m» back to the present. She whispered, a forefinger to her lipe. "We mustn't disturb him," ehs said. Together we tiptoed to the door. When I got home I sat down with George to write the Princess a note to tell her that I had seen , the baby. , "He is a lovely child," I wrote. "You must be very proud of him." With the note I enclosed a box of peppermint creams, always the Princess's' favorite sweet. \ Like all of us at the time, she called the Prince "The Baby." I had a feeling that to Sister Eowe he would always be just that. Names, I suspect, do not matter much to her. It is His Majesty the Baby with whom she is concerned. To her, every baby is a king. But the thought that she was dealing here with a real and future king must have added zest to her task. I quickly abandoned thoughts of my Spode and followed her along the corridor. The baby lay in the large, airy room which had been Prince Philip's dressing room. The blinds were drawn, but it was not too dark to see the baby clothes hung round the fireplace — just as they might be in any other nursery. The cot stood to the right against the wall. It was an impressive affair, shaped like one of those you see in the illustrations to the etor- ies of Hans Christian Andersen. It was slung on a cream enameled metal frame under a sort of hood from which hung a double curtain of elaborately trimmed cream organdie. It was the same cot that Queen Elizabeth bad laid in 22 years before. The room was very still and smelled. of soap. Sister Rowe led the way toward the cot, her apron rustling crisply as she moved. It was clear she thought the baby marvelous. He lay on one cupped hand, sleeping quietly. The other small curled fist, no bigger than a buttercup it seemed, lay over the cov-' from the Home Farm at Windsor. The next day she sent a note thanking me for the letter. She still found it hard.^she said, to believe that the adorable baby was really hers. She had always heard that all mothers felt the same way and was so happy and proud of her new baby son. She was glad, too, to be told from so many o.uar- ters that his arrival had given happiness to so many people besides Prince Philip and herself. Her letter seemed to me to complete fully my years with her. In that time I had watched her grow from childhood to girlhood, become a radiant bride, and now, the fulfillment of every woman, a proud mother. Princess Elizabeth, before the baby was born, had the same rations as other expectant mothers — sewm pints of milk a week from her supplementary ration card, I half as much again for her meat ration as the normal book provided, and a bottle of cod-liver oil supplied through the Food Office every six weeks. Friends would send her orange juice, which was then becoming less scarce, and she was lucky to have a constant 'supply of eggs erlet. To me he looked oddly like King George V. "He's lovely," I said. "We think so," said Sister Howe. She stressed the "we" in an oddly moving way. For the first few months she fed the baby herself. She was anxious to give him as good a foundation for health as possible, knowing this to be of great importance. (To Be Continued) V- ' .. ' V-' : .:#.&- ;":•-. ' : Mgp i O^.';^;.^'-'r'.y;: '..-*'4. >\ . '.' • '•'••• '•':'"• :'••' :*^*2&*-t'. '••:•,-• --''-••-'"•.' tf*iL.. : rr.v...'.. • looks different fakes no space in the room! feels different cools, filters, dehumidifies twice! sounds different runs so quietly you'lf'hardly hear it! The new Carrier is different. . . different. . . different ... all the way through! The new Humitrol balances temperature and humidity for greater comfort. New positive ventilator brings in 100% outside airl New design fits any window I See the new Carrier Room Air Conditioner todayl It's built by the people who know air conditioning best! CITY ELECTRIC 109 S. 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