PA« TWO BI,YTHEVTLI,E (ATUU COURIER TUESDAY, MAT 19, 19» ELIZABETH By Marion Crawford Am* Ctrrnm tt CHAVTER 12 At the »g« of 18 Princess Eliza- talth came of age and achieved the dignity of a "Household" of her own, although she continued to live at the Palace. Por her it was. the official end of girlhood and the beginning of her career as an important public figure. From then on, as one o( the four Counsellors of State who would act for the King in his absence or other emergencies, slie would take nn increasing part in public affairs. She wns at the age when other girls could expect to enjoy new freedom of choice and action, to make new friends nnd to go about with them. For the Princess, her coming out meant also the assumption of new and heavy responsibilities. It came to pass shortly before thi shallowing of the visit ot Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, «s Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, to Canada and the United Stales. But already, ni, 18, she had been assigned her own armorial bearings consisting of the Royal Arms differenced by her own heraldic bearings, displayed on a lozenge Instead of a shield—and her own Standard which flew wherever r,ho went in Canada and the United States. .It Is the Standard which flew above Clarence House when she was at home. From the end of the war Princess Elizabeth had her own Lad- ics-in-Wniting and her own Private Secretary. And immediately after her marriage General Sir Frederick Browning. K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., was appointed Comptroller to her Household. Sir Frederick was best known ie Allied landing in Normandy— for his gallantry and tenacity in •hen many Royal activities had to ' command of the Airborne troops e veiled 'in wartime secrecy. who fought so heroically nl Arn- be For example, nothing could be revealed publicly of the visit the hem. Married to the famous n.ov- elist, Daphne du Maurier, he was whole Royal Family made to ! living quietly with her in Corn- H.M.S. King George V at Green- j wall when he was summoned to ock, or of the Princess's return to Scotland a few • weeks later, to launch at Clydebank the world's greatest battleship Vanguard, which in peacetime was to take the King and Queen and their daughters to South Africa. That memorable tour was a fore- Clarence House. I had personal reasons to be pleased to hear of his appointment for I cherished nn association with his charming sister, Mi.ss Grace Browning, from the days when Princess Elizabeth nnd Princess Margaret, as children at Buckingham Palace, were enthusiastic members of the Palace Company of Girl Guides. There was some talk among the Household about it, Some people wondered why such a man should accept a comparatively self-effacing post when others with far more opportunity for personal advantage must have been open to him. But I welcomed (he appearance of tin experienced man whose interests lay outside Court routine. I thought he would bring Princess Elizabeth n breath of air from the world outside. It Is hard for a Princess nurtured in the hothouse of a Palace to get a true sense of values. I had always tried to show her that Palace life was not like that which others led. and In her careful. considerate way she had listened to me. Some time later I received « note from Sir Frederick. Would I kindly meet him so that he could learn a little about the character of the Princess? He had been told that I was the best person to approach; and remembering what his sister had told him about me, he looked forward to the meeting. I replied that I would be delighted to give what information I could. But I must have hinted at the thought, which Members of the Frinow ElU.btth's room In Bucklnrhum Palice. At the an of. 18, .she w^crmlltDd.Jo, hav. y her own stall. . <f . "f In 18/6. the young lerw'lst Mail* Speltertnl tlghlroped lercm the grelt forgo below the Fills with bajkels slopped to hil feel (She midl ill) YO U are in the next event at Niagara Falls No matter where you live, you are involved in the neit big event at Niagara Falls. It could b* dangerous to your pocketbook, because it s going to cost somebody $390 million. Here, briefly, are the facts: A big new hydroelectric power plant is going to be built on the Niagara River. Congress must decide who will build it—some agency of ihe government or the electric light and power companies now serving the area. A group of five companies is ready to do the big job. They have asked Congress for the ap- '' HERE'S HOW THE CHOICE SHAPES UP .TT If tjlictrk tomponles build tht> plant If government,forexample,bu!ld«th«p!ont • The companies and their investors will pay • The cost will come out of taxes or be added proval they need to start immediately. They have the plans, complete in every detail. They have the experience—fifty-eight years of power development at Niagara Falls. They have the lines to take the power where it will be needed. They can finance the project so there will be no need to burden taxpayers. Electric rales will continue low under public regulation. But (here are those who say the government should build the new plant—even if it takes longer, costs more, nnd moves America one step closer to the threat oCsocializcd electricity. for it. CO the national debt, • Power produced will be shared by all, with • Specially favored groups will h»ve first call ntcs regulated by state utility commissions. on ail power. Rates won't be state regulated, • Tht project will pay about $23 million a • Little, if any, taxes will be paid to local, Jlau 1*tl in additional local, state and federal taicej. or federal governments from the sale of power. • Government estimators have laid It would lake them at least five years. • .Defense plants and others will begin to gel power in about three yeara. HOTC: TIN HUpre Rlw pro|«ci win nef iffect OM twiuty rf Hie Fidi-nar hit It my connection with the SI. Uwrenct Seamy on inothtt rivtn WHO DO YOB THINK IHOVLD 1UILO THU HEW PUNT/ Tolk il over wilh your friends and neighbors. CongreM is discussing it now. The plan proposed by those who want government to do the ;ob M a long »tep toward socialized electricity—because only power production is involved, with no otbtr purposes, such as flood control, to complicate the issue. x "MEET CORLISS ARCHER"—ABC—Fridays, 8:30 p.m., Central Tlmt Ark-Mo Power Co. Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers Nine building permits Issued last week by the city Engineer's office Included one for additions to a parsonage and one for construction of law offices. First Grace Church at 2242 West Marguerite applied for permit to add three rooms to the parsonage of the Rev. G. Robert Petrovich at a value of $1,500. J. W. Barham received permit for constructing a three-room law office at 1308 Hearn. Value is placed at $1,000. Two residences are planned by W. S. Allen at 108 West Magnolia and 101 West Magnolia. Both houses are to be four-room frame buildings. Each is valued at $7,150. A permit was granted for repairs to the residence of Joe Mischman at 607 Walnut. The job is valued at $3,000. Addition of one room to the store building of A. C. Smith at Ruddle Road and Railroad was approved. The job is valued at $1.000. Other additions to residences granted permits were Lee A. Crowe, 207 East Missouri, one room, value, $850; Virgie Mae Ellis. 2121 Peabody Street, one room and porch, value. $600; and Emma Sharp, 1117 Holly, one room, $300. Real estate transfers filed last week: Holly Development Corporation to Harold L. Mid Dorothy M. Hood, for $10 and other considerations, and subject to indebtedness, Lot 13, Block 1, David Acres Subdivision, C. Crawford, Jr., and Virginia M. McClue to A. A. and Joyce W. Fred- rliikson, for $10 and oilier considerations, north 131 feet of Lot 1, Block 2, Miller and Orcenlee Addition. John M. and Bessie White to Elmo R. Manning, for $10 and .other considerations, Lot 7, Block 1, Westend Subdivision. Larry and Johnctter Caldwcll to Lady Lee Gilbert, for $1, Lot 8, Block 2. Pugham Addition, subject to life interest and control of property by grantors. E. C., Jr., and Margaret B. Household had been puzzling about. Why should he, a man of action and ability, choose such a comparatively sedentary position? I had n charming little letter posted from the house in Cornwall In which he and his wife, Daphne du Maurier, were living. It was dated Jan. 10, 1948: I do not think you need assuring that, when I was approached about being Princess Elizabeth's Comptroller, I realized very fully that. I was undertaking what I consider to be the most honorable and important appointment which could be offered to anyone in the world. The sincerity of that paragraph made me more than ever keen to meet him. Here was someone, I felt, who would be coming to Princess Elizabeth full of enthusiasm for the job. (To Be Continued) north 75 feet of Lot 17, Block 3, Brawley Addition. Harold and June Wyatt to Grace Scymore Wyatt, for SI and other considerations, Lot 6, Block 16, Bugg Addition. H. O. and Ruth Jonnson and V. S. and Edith Johnson to City of Leachville, for $1,250, three acres in the NE quarter of the NE quarter of Sec. 17-T15N-RBE. B. G. and Ollie Howard to Sarah Smith, for $1,362.50, Lot 9. Block 5, Chicago Mill and Lumber Third Addition. Board of Directors St. Francis Levee District to Van Adams, for $11.18, Lot 28, Block 3. W. W. Hollipeter Second Addition. Maud McLeod Lunsford and Anna McLeod Lunsford to H. D. McLeod, Jr., for $10 and other consiserations, SE quarter of Sec. 8 and NE quarter of Sec. 17-T15N-R11E, and Irregular Lots 12. 13. 14, 15, 16. 21, 22 and 23 of the NE quarter of Sec. 17—T15N-R11E. Maud McLeod Lunsford and Anna McLeod Lunsford to H. D. McLeod, Jr., for $10 and other considerations, east half of the SW quarter of Sec. 10-T14-R11E. H. D. Jr., and Beulah Me Lcod to Maud McLeod Lunsford, for $10 and other considerations, east half of the SW quarter of the Sec. 10-T14N- R11E. , Board of Directors St. Francis Levee District to Mrs. Orlena Hires, for $48, SW quarter and south half Of SE quarter of Sec. 33-T15N-S12E. Max and Annie Laurie Logan and Harold B. nnd Marie D. Wright to Jackie Gene and Cleo Henry, for 51,000 and other considerations, Lot 1, Block 2. Parkview Addition. Lawrence L. and Margaret E. Everett to Ida L. Everett, for $1,800, west 35 feet of Lot 10, Block E, Barron and Lilly Addition. Board of Directors St. Francis Levee District to Mrs. O. Howton, for $42.40. east 150 acres of NB quarter and north half of SE quarter of Churchill Clings to Truce Views LONDON Wl — Prime Minister Churchill told the House of Commons yesterday Britain and the United States are having "constant exchanges of view" on the Korean truce talks. Churchill said under questioning he still holds the view that the United States should continue negotiations with the Beds at Van- munjom on behalf of the United Nations, although Britain reserves the right to express its opinion "frankly and plainly." He declared: "As a matter of general policy I am not prepared to say whether or not there were specific consultations on any particular occasion. I should like in this connection to repeat what I said last Monday. I said :I must remind the house, as I have done several times, that the United States is mandatory to the United Nations and has borne nineteen-twentieths of the burden in blood and treasure. "The matter is not one in which we have either the right or responsibility to decide. But it is our duty without separating ourselves from our great ally to express our opinion frankly and plainly to them as occasion offers." Probe of C47 Fire Ordered TEL AVIV, Israel, W>) — The U. S. Air Force is sending an inquiry team here to investigate the partial destruction by fire Saturday of the American air attache's win- engine C-47 plane at Tel Aviv's Lydda Airport. The fire caused an estimated ;25,000 damage. Sec. 33-T15N-R12E. G. W. and Lillie Johnson to Velma Masters, for $1 and for purpose of creating an estate by entirety, east half of the SE quarter of Sec. 26, SE quarter of NW qviarter of Sec, 27. NW quarter of SW quarter and NE quarter of SW quarter of Sec. 35-T15N-R8E. ,Velma Masters to G. W. and Lillie Johnson, for $1 and for purpose of creating an estate by entirety, east half of SE quarter of Sec. 26, SE quarter of Sec. 27, NW- a quarter of SW quarter and NE quarter of SW quarter of Sec. 35-T15N-R8E. Membership In Labor Unions Is on Increase WASHINGTON W)—Labor union membership now totals 18i4 to 17 millions—an increase of bctvfeen one-half to three million since 1949. These figures in a Department of Labor directory include SVi million members for the AFL and five million for the CIO, with others scattered in smaller unions. Estimating union membership is difficult, since some unions refuse to submit 'tiny figures. The department takes what data it has to make Its estimate. Since 1949, when union membership was estimated between 14 and 16 millions, Census Bureau statistics show the nation's total labor force grew from 60,814,000 to 61,518,000. Army Switches To Dextran for Blood Needs WASHINGTON «V- The Army has switched from blood plasma to dextran, a substance made from sugar, for all its requirements at home and abroad. A major reason for the change, said an Army medical source Saturday, is that some plasma causes hepatitles, a jaundice-like ailment, and dextran does not. The Army official emphasized, however, that public donations are still vitally needed for other uses. He said the switch from plasma to dextran was made after "utterly convincing" tests. Prior to the 15th century, England's Thames River was spelled as Temze, whence it gets the pronunciation of temz. Stay Beautiful ...by avoiding Monthly Look 1 Ho M-tili iliu on hn fin bic»H crimps. Jittirt, botfitr hgr no mou WhT look older, worn out, jittery for 2 or S days wch mrmthT Why let everybody know your "time" la here? Thousands of •mart (iris and women take a little Cardui each dar to help build new energy and resistance. They look, act. Bleep better, feel lens and less misery eagh month. Some even go through periods without pain after a while. Stay lovely all month — ask your dealer for Cardui. (Say: "card-vou-eyr." ). -Jkl II I |l '-I'll C Britain Has No Intentions of Full Red Embargo LONDON (If)— Foreign Undersecretary Anthony Nutting told the House of Commons yesterday Britain has no Intention of slapping an embargo on non-strategic trade with Communist China. ' Nutting said Britain is complying In the .letter and spirit with a United Nations resolution banning shipment of strategic goods to Communist countries, and added "no consultations with the United States or other governments have taken place on the question of trade in non-strategic goods." Indian Warning PHOENIX, Ariz. OT—Unless better cooperation in making delinquent fathers suport their children is forthcoming, aid to dependent children on the Navajo Indian Reservation will be cut off, the Arizona Welfare Board has warned the Navajo Tribal Council and the U.S. Indian Bureau. „ ONLY 2000 BOTTLE CAPS OR CARTON TABS FROM Hoinoginized Vitamin D GOLDEN ROYAL MILK Not a contest! Just take your caps (or tabs) to Midwest Dairy, 10 A5t to 4 PM Saturday, June 13, and the prize is yours, GRAND PRIZE of a famous Columbia Bicycle to thC; toy or girl submitting the greatest! number of caps or tabs from Golden! Royal Homogenized Vitamin D : 3111k. Midwest Dairy Thfejs The News That Got Around Fast! * Each year word gets around that this or that car is "the buy." This year it's the Packard CLIPPER—and here's why— Y ou are reading about at. automobile that lias been in the nc.vs since the first day it was introduced. In the news as a new rmdium-priced line from Packard, America's oldest producer of fine cars. In the news as a big car in iyling, comfort, sturdiness, performancj; the kind of car you'd like your famil; to ride in. An idea for you Say you've got a new car it mind. You have a certain sum of morey you can afford to pay for it. Maybe jou're think- ing that a small, low-priced car is good enough, or one of the other medium-priced cars. All right. Keep your convictions, but also keep an open mind. Then, before you* sign an order—pay a visit to your Packard CLIPPER dealer and give this new car a careful going- over, including a ride of your own choosing! You're in for the surprise of your life! First at the feel, comfort and power of this fine, strong, graceful car—and then at the price! You'll find that this CLIPPER by Packard is practically in the same price leaguajfwith dolled-up, low-priced cars. Why not see your Packard CLIPPER dealer and learn for yourself why the men who know motorcar values best say the CLIPPER is "the buy" of the year. 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