The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1956 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 31, 1956
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-FAOI TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MARCH 31,1956 NEW WILSON CHURCH — The Wilson Church et Christ will have its opening Sunday in a newly completed building. This church has been organ- ised just over a year and has been meeting in th« Wilson School cafeteria. This building, con- •tatkig of four class rooms and sanctuary, cost th« congregation ?11,000 and many hours of donated labor. The Building Committee is composed of Bob Hadley, Boots Boyles, Oscar Davis and H. A. Jones. George Manning and Gerald Stevinson, of Mempiiis, have been serving as pastor. With the opening Sunday the church begins a seven day Lecture Program using Church of Christ ministers from near by communities as speakers. L AID TO FOREIGN FRIENDS — These students of Robinson School represent the six grades there that have collected gifts to send to foreign children under the Bed Cross school exchange program. Designed to promote better international relations, the Red Cross packages contain toilet articles, small toys and other items which the foreign children can use. Children, left to right, are Joan Patterson, third grade; Jimmy James Jones, fourth grade; Jack Edward Brown, fifth grade; Doris Jean Stewart, sixth grade; Ruby Turner, second grade; and Dorothy Jean Smith, first grade. Standing with them is Corine W. Per- loat, fourth grade teacher. (Courier News Photo) EASTER (Continued from Page 1) Miami, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore and Monument Circle in Indianapolis and in hundreds of other stadiums and auditoriums throughout the country. Trombone Choir The 900 villagers of Gnadenhutten, Ohio, will greet the dawn to the music of a trombone choir caroling- through the village in an-} cient .Moravian Church sunrise{ ceremonies. Young married couples will serve the traditional free breakfast of Moravian sugar cakes and coffee. The service dates back to 1773 when newly Christianized Indians were invited to participate In an Easter celebration. Nine years later, 90 Christianized [n- j dians were slaughtered by White I rangers and today are memorial- i Ized by a 36-foot limestone shaft | in the cemetery where the services will be held. ; Easter services 01 various de-1 nominations will be carried by : many television stations ant: beamed behind the Iron Curtain by Radio Free Europe. President and Mrs. Eisenhower will attend Easter services at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington and preside at e^«rolling festivities on the White House lawn the following day. Crow Watch Duty TOKYO W) — Crow watching was added today to the duties of imperial palace guards. Swans from the palace moat laid four eggs last night. The guards were assigned to keep crows from breaking and eating the eggs. Planting Is Reported It's that time again. First report on cotton being planted for the 1956 crop was telephoned to the Courier News this Federal Civil Payroll Up February Total Is 2,351,371 WASHINGTON (/ft— The federal government had 2,331,371 civilian employes last month—an increase of 4,621 over January. This was reported today by Sen. Byrd D-Va., chairman of the Senate-House Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures. The February rise was the second straight increase after four successive months in which there were reductions in the federal civilian •work force. Agencies reporting rises in em- ploye totals were the Treasury Department with 1,868, the Post Office Department with 1,851, the Tennessee Valley Authority with 744, and the Defense Department with 713. The figures did not include 299,878 foreign nationals working for American military agencies abroad. This was a decrease of 617 from January. RUSSIA (Continued from Page 1) to President Eisenhower's plan for aerial reconnaissance. The proposed limits for armec forces are the same as those pu : forward in the Anglo-French plan of 1954. Ban to Be Sought Tass said that Russia's proposa without calling first for a ban on atomic weapons ' 'does not mean the Soviet government considers it impossible to reach agreement on the banning of atomic and hydrogen weapons." "On the contrary," Tass added, it intended to do its utmost to solve this problem in the near future as it is of cardinal importance for safeguarding the general peace and security." In the past, Russia has insisted that nations must outlaw atomic weapons before discussing methods of guaranteeing compliance. The West has insisted that a workable system of inspection and controls must come first. Dynamite Find Ends Egg Hunts NEWHALL, Calif. WV-No Easter ,egg hunt for the kiddies in the hills around Newhall. Sheriff's officers said two children on an egg hunt yesterdiy found two sticks of dynamite with caps and fuses attached. A Pacoima truck driver also reported he found a dynamite stick, capped with a six-inch fuse, four miles east of Saugus. Officers are trying: to trace the source of the explosives and have warned hikers and picnickers to use extreme caution. morning. The report said Abie Rushing of Cooter planted 30 acres of cotton last week. YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE' AN DeKalb Seed Corn—White or Yel. low, while it lasts Northeast Arkansas Most Popular Theatre ' Get your seed corn now while our stock is complete and remember more farmers plant DeKalb than any oilier Hybrid seed corn. From the makers or Your DeKalb Dealer HARDY SALES & SERVICE The story of A FABULOUS GUY. A 705 Clear Lake Ave. ylhcrille — Phone 4-6978 they made together! aU In//. ME IOTA • tlMIl HWION • BEN POIIACK IEOOV IWSOII • EWIAPDWOW ~if~, A» HASRV JAMES • MARIHA IIUON • MY tlMM WiillK l«l OilltllJ H WIHW DAWS • titbit tlUMH KMBSISC NOTICE The Courier News, during the late Spring and Early Summer months, will have part-time jobs open for durations of 30 to 90 days to handle special promotional work. These jobs may be handled by men, women or high school students. If you live in HAYT1, MANILA, LEACHVILLE, HORNERVILLE or WILSON, and are interested, write: Ted Brown, Circulation Mgr. COURIER NEWS Box 380 Blytheville, Ark. F»r aches, ptlnj, cuts, brnlws, burn, <xMs, kcudachn, bltci and sllnji, 117 Bob's Gypiy Rub Liniment Available at )-nur favarlte (trufc connter 0. Q. SMITH mODUGfg CO. Search for Third Philadelphia Fire Victim Continues PHILADELPHIA tf) — Firemen searched still-smoking ruins today for the body of a laborer believed trapped in the wreckage of a granary which exploded Wednesday night. The blast took two other lives and caused an estimated 3',i million dollars in damages. Edward Johnson, 39, who .started work at the granary 13 days before the explosion, was believed killed but his body hasn't been found. The Philadelphia fire marshall's office tentatively placed the cause of the blast as an accumulation of dust which was ignited by a spark. Beer in Wash, Water in Mugs In Pipe Mixup YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio Wl — Mrs. Margaret Swory lives over the Alcatraz tavern. Out of her hot water tap as she started the family wash gushed gallons of frothy beer. Downstairs, customers who were being served hot water on draught began to grumble. A beer company serviceman ftad switched pipes as he installed a new barrel of beer. The trouble corrected, the tavern set up a free one for the boys and Mrs. Swory prepared to give her beer-soaked wash a good airing. Easter Fires To Burn in Texas FREDERICKSBURG, Tex. (.0 — Fires will leap high from many hills surrounding this historic Texas town as an Easter tradition started more than 100-years-ago by German settlers is re-enacted tonight. Legend has 'it that the Easter rabbit builds the fires over which he boils eggs in great kettles and dyes them with wild flowers gathered in the hills. As the fires are being lit, more than 400 persons will take part in a pageant at Fair Park in which the story of the Easter rabbit and his fires will be portrayed. Happy Easter NEW YORK (1ft— The Easter bunny will leave a H-rnillion-dollar golden egg in back pay for New York City employes. Checks totaling that amount will be handed out Monday to 107,560 civil service employes covering six months of retroactive pay increases under a career plan that went into effect Jan. 1. Special Easter Rites Scheduled Special Easter services at First Methodist Church were announced today by the Rev. Harold Eggensperger, pastor. Regular Sunday services will be at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. and as a climax to both, the chancel choir will sing "The Hallulujah Chorus." A candlelight Love Feast," in commemoration of the last supper will be a feature of the 1 p.m. service. With the exception of two candles, the church will be darkened as outdoor lights stream through (he stained glass windows of the building. Special Services At First Grace A week of special meetings, conducted by Harland and Ginny Shriber of Omaha, will be held at First Grace Church starting Monday and continuing through Sunday, April 8, the Rev. Bob Petrovich, pastor, announced today. Mr. Shriber uses large colored charts to illustrate his sermons. His wife plays the vibraharp and piano accordian. The couple will also show some 35 mm. clored slides. . A special service will be held for children Saturday afternoon, April 7. There will be no evening services Satui'day. Starting time each night is 7:30. Mrs. Meroney Better Mrs. Mike Meroney, who sustained a stroke yesterday, was reported to be in better condition today. Her physician said she was "much better" this morning. She's in Walls Hospital. Mussolini's Fomily to Sue Italy ROME Ufl — Bcnito Mussolini's family says It is preparing to sue the Italian government to demand the body of the Fascist dictator, hidden for 11 years in a secret grave. II Duce's youngest son, Romano Mussolini, said In an interview Retail Sales Show Big Gain ST. LOUIS W—Department Store sales in the Eighth Federal Reserve District last week climbed 25 per cent over the comparable .week one year ago, reflecting both a pickup in Easter buying and adverse weaUier in 1955. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reported yesterday that all centers in the district showed substantial gains. A 30 per cent increase in the St. Louis area topped the district, followed by 21 per cent at Louisville, 17 per cent at Little Rock and 14 per cent at Memphis. For the four-week period ended March 24, sales volume was 11 per cent above the 1955 level for the district. with the Borne newspaper H Tempo yesterday that the suit would bt filed by his mother, Donna Bachele Mussolini, "unless, the government returns the body soon." Mussolini's burial place has been one of Italy's best kept secrets to keep it from becoming a shrine for diehard Fascists. The bullet-riddled body was hidden after it was cut down In April, 1945, from a filling station on the outskirts of Milan. Partisans hung II Duce and his mistress, Claretta Petacci, by their heels after they were shot trying to slip out-of Italy. Claretta's body Was reburied in Borne March 16 after being moved from a hidden grave near Milan. Forest Fire Checked TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Wl — Florida's biggest forets fire in years la under control. State Forester G. H. Coulter, just returned from an airplane survey of the 110,000 acre blaze in northeast Florida, said last night that many of the treetops still are green. Thjj-jndicated the trees will survivgunless de- sruotive insects move in. Announcement ... Dr. William Jacko Massie Physician & Surgeon will begin practicing in Blytheville MONDAY — APRIL 2 at 400 W. Ash St. Phones: Office PO 3-8141 — Home PO 2-2806 The Angry Hills ^ By Leon M. Uris -~~—WT^, © 1955 by Leon M. Urii. Uwd by arrangtmtnt •ilk Random Hone, Inc. Distributed by NEA. Read Courier News Classified Ads. At your Call Woods Drug Store 3-4507 THE STORY i Hike Morrison, an American, has been caught l»y fit 19-41. He hn.i memorized a coiled Hat of Underground lender* the G e r m a n *. tvunt. He wni* cnplnred, but earnped from n prisoner of wnr trnin. Injured, he ntvitkeiiM In n hoiue owned by Christwi Ynlouris. * * * XIII "MANY of you Englezos soldiers jumped off the prison train," Chvistos said. "The people knew it would be only a matter of a day before the Ger^ mans sea. -.led the place. Most of the other British soldiers moved into the hills." "Go on, please." "Fortunately, a member of my crew happened to be visiting the house in Nauplion when you came. You were unconscious and unable to move. You were put aboard my boat. I brought you here." "You are a fisherman then." "1, Christos, am sole owner of the mill in Paleachora," he announced with much pride. "I keep the boat for—er—trading —and other purposes." Christos winded slyly to indicate his boai was engaged in some sort ol business not generally accepted as legitimate practice by the law At the end of a week, a doctor came trom, Dadi. unwrapped the bandages, examined Mike's injuries and declared him a lucky young man. With Eleflheria's help he wobbled from the cottage dressed in a coarse set ol peasant's clothes. Melpo supplied him with a heavy cane. With the help of the cane and one arm around Elefthena, h'e made his way trom the cottage into the sunlight, through Melpo's vegetable garden and out the gate. Out in the main square, he was mobbed with well-wishers. Mothers and daughters arrived frorr. . their cottages, and men dropped i their plows and came from the fields. Michael Morrison, the cynic, the scoffer at sentiment, was deeply moved by it ali. The village of Paleachora lay peacefully on the slope of a hill within sight of the island-dotted Aegean Sea. It was much like any other village in the province. Mike and Eleftheria would walk hand in hand past the Church of the Prophet EUas to a stream which flowed past a clearing thick with pine needles, in the peace and serenity of the pastoral scene he often found it difficult to concentrate on his Greek lessons. She would throw her head back and laugh at his efforts to pronounce the S ami the Z with proper softness. Mike would suddenly find himself patting her olive cheek, or, when he put his arm about her waist, he noticed that her childlike lace acquired a sleepy feminine look. They would be silent for long periods. * * * HE had little occasion to say more than "hello" to the two British escapees m Paleachora Mike studiously avoided the Iratificnts who hid out in UK church. He did get trapped into several conversations with an Australian who "called himsclr Bluey Bluey stayed with a family just a few cottages away from Christos 1 . Bluey! aside from repeating the story of his escape from the Stalag at Corinth, did reveal something of interest to Mike. It seemed that many wealthy Greek families in Athens had provided boats for British soldiers to escape to North Africa Mike filed it as an ace in the hole should anything go wrong in hi* attempt to contact Dr. Harry Thackery. When Mike inquired as to how Bluey would get to Athens. Bluey didn't quite know Every train was loaded with inspectors. Travel passes were needed to budge an inch in the country. "Know somethin', Jay? You talks like those Yanks I seen in the flicks." That, Mike explained, was because he worked for a shipping company in San Francisco for 14 years. After dinner, Christos shooed Melpo and Eleftheria from tha room and the two settled back. "Christos. I'll jut it straight I've got to get to Athens." "You do not like it here?" "I like it here very much. 11 "Then why you want to leaveT You'll be picked up for sure." "You know why, Christos. I endanger the whole village. They burned a village yesterday for harboring an escapee. Besides, as a soldier, it is my duty to escape." "The crop looks fine this year, Jay. 1 have a profitable proposition being worked out. I will be able to get some property in Athens." Mike gritted his teeth. "Now that I'm all well again you'd better send Eleftheria back to Der- nica. 1 know your mot her "must need her." "My aged mother stays at ihs home of a brother. She is fine." "Christos, I no longer hav« need for a nurse." CHRISTOS stared at Mike aa though he were a cra2y man. "You do not like the girl?" "Well—the fact is, I like her— well, maybe too much. It is a rather delicate situation. Well, look at it this way. You're a man. You know how things might happen. You see. I like you very much, Christos. and 1 wouldn't want to bring anyone any unhappiness." "Jay, you talk like a fool." "Well, what I'm actually trying to say—it might lead to complications if she stays." "Complications. You say you like, her?" "Yes—but ..." "She wants to stay. You lik« her—settled, she stays!" The two men stared at each other for several moment: like stubborn roosters, Mike was disturbed Ch"istos' sly fox act. (To Be Continued) OUR BOARDING HOUSE — With Major Hooplt OUT OUR WAY By J. R. William* I KNOW, BUT THOSE II-J THE CLOTHES CLOSET I'M GOIMG TO SESJP TO MV MOTHER AMP THOSE IM THE CABIWET I HAVEN'T REAP VET. 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