The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1953 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 22, 1953
Page 10
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PAGE TEN i».ij. inji KK1L>A¥, MAY 22, 1953 ELIZABETH Br Marlon Crawford ANMT ONWMM » II ir ' *> Itll «T rUCNTIOI »*<-!.. IMC. ' ei«T«l*WTID »T »>» »CRVI«I MARION CRAWFORD f OOT«D*M to Her Mi)e»ty CHAPTER IS Tbtrt to » treat deal of organi- sation needed for a Royal visit. Then to tremendous advance excitement and detailed preparation. All the local dignitaries get out their robes or have their best suits pressed. Their wives . are thrown into a frenzy of ironing and other activity. , Those responsible for the ceremonies of the occasion are busy too. Precedence of presentation to Royalty is a matter of great importance to them. H Hie Princess was to arrive by ttata there was an official welcome to prepare, police arrangements to be made at the station, uid then the planning of a day packed with visits, speeches, and drives. This was the day of days for the town and its citizens; but for the Princess this was her life, day after day. She can look forward to * future of similar functions; the trip by train or car; the loyal' speech of welcome: her gracious reply _ everything falling into a set and familiar pattern. Local newspapers filled their columns with descriptions of her smile, her voice, the names of people who nad been presented to her, the decorations In the streets, the crowds. For every one of the many thousands who flock to see her the visit of a Queen is a great occasion. Unforgettable for them! But what of her, who must be somewhere else tomorrow, walking the aisles of another cathedral, listen- Ing to the Dean's reminiscences, Inspecting more walls filled with paintings, and making bright and memorable remarks about them? Surely the wonder is that she remembers any of the hundreds of people «he meets in a week of such visits. But she does remember. To keep names and faces In her mind Is part of her task. And her memory starts working even before she comes to a place. This may be her first visit to the town, but she knows that her father or her grandfather visited it long ago. Perhaps he received a gold casket or some other memento.. Memento is for memory, and Queen Elizabeth is careful to recall the gift in reply to the Lord Mayor's loyal address. She knows his name and the names of other local notabilities who may be presented to her. And she will recall their names and faces if ever they come before her again. No one who has seen her on one of these visits has felt for a moment that it was just routine for her, Because it was not so, really. It was meeting people — and she likes people. I have seen her stand for houvs at the window of her apartment in Buckingham Pfllace from which she could see, through the lace curtains, Big Ben's face and look right down the Mall to the Admiralty Arch. Then she would look down to the scattered sightseers in front of the Palace gales. They would look up, asking one another which room is the King's, where the Throne room is, trying to imagine what is behind each window. They little thought that at the same time a Royal Princess was wondering about them! It was the same in Canada, where Princess Elizabeth was undertaking the first State visit of her career, as the representative of her father. To the King and Queen at home the daily news of the progress of their daughter's tour of the Dominion must have recalled vivid memories of their own visit to Canada and the united States in the sum- mer of July, 1939. Queen Elizabeth knew for 15 years the dignity and responsibility that the Heir to the Throne must carry. Although she could not have realized then all that the change would mean to her, she certainly did know that in leaving the old home at 145 Piccadilly, after the Abdication, she would be leaving some of her childhood behind. Warrant Officer (junior grade) Louis E. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam W. Price of Manila, has been assigned to Technical Training Air 'orce headquarters at Gulfport, Miss. Before entering the service in 1941, W. O. Price attended Arkansas State College. He Is serving in the ;round safety office at Gulfport, fhere he was transferred from Scott Air Force Base, 111. She was no plaster saint, but always a human little person — sometimes quick-tempered and inclined to be a little overcrltical. The curious thing, however, was that she was'quick to see her own faults when they were pointed out to her, and eager to correct them. Seeing her so perfectly dressed, whether for a military parade or for a garden party, it seemed strange to me to recall that in her teens she was never particularly concerned about her appearance. But since wearing the right things at the right times was a duty, she conformed without demur. At one time she had a great deal of fun experimenting with various styles of make-up. One day she came down with a vivid splotch of crimson caked round her lips. This apparition in the sober surroundings of our schoolroom at Windsor Castle was as startling a splash of red as a poppy in the snow. She saw me looking rather dubiously at her. "Crawiie," she exclaimed, "what is the matter with you this morning? Why have you been staring at me?" "It's your mouth," I said firmly. "You look as if you'd dipped it into a pot of plum jam. It doesn't go with your coloring at all. You need a light cherry lipstick." Nothing more was said. She did not wipe the paint off at once, but before the end of the morn^ig the smear had become a little less obvious. (To Be Continued) Airman 2-c Samuel E. Young, on of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Young, Blytheville, Rt. 2, is stationed at Brooks Air Force Base, San Anonio, Te.x., with the 6923rd Per- onnel Processing Squad. Airman Young recently completed Long Search for Uncle Ends SFor 2 Ragged Mexican Waifs TUCSON, Ariz. (IP) — Two ragged Mexican orphans who hiked 900 miles in search of a missing uncle have come to the end of their trail here. They are to be deported today. Porfirio Perez-Villalobos, a hazel-eyed 13-year-old much too sober [or his years, and his staunch little brother Ricardo, 10, will be turned over to Mexican authorities at the border city of Nogales, Sonora. Immigration officers, although touched by the waifs' sad tale, say there is nothing they cnn do but remove them. There Is no haven here. The boys were picked up at the nearby farm community of Marana Wednesday looking for work. Hungry, tired and lonely, and unable to find Jose Mario Zaragosa, the uncle they had been seeking, they approached Deputy Sheriff Ed Hendricks and asked for a job. "Any kind of a job," Porfiolo pleaded. Officers fed them and with the help of Interpreters pieced together the fragme |ts of their long trek. They had been living at Arandes, Mexico, near Guadalajara, nnd decided to find Zaragosa, their only living relative. He had been last heard from while working near Marana. They walked, caught rides and made 20 to 80 cents a day shining shoes. The money kept them from starving. Finally, after reaching: the border, they walked on the fat- side of a tourist's car past the custom's gate at Nogales, and continued on into Arizona. Asked how long ago tney begun their trip, they shrugged their shoulders and replied: "Many days." Ricardo told officers he was not afraid to go back and that his brother would take care of him. Porfirio said he didn't know •hut he would do, but would decide Inter nfter finding out how fin- he was sent Into Mexico. Then he added sadly: "Work Is good in this country. I wish we could stay, but I g'"*ss we can't." 6 Bars of Gold Bullion Stolen From Airport NEW YORK cVPi—Theft o( six burs of gold bullion worth $27.000 from a car^o liniiRar at. Idlewild Airport was revealed today by Port of New York Authority police. Thirteen other bnrs of gold and 116 bcirs of silver—all part of the same shipment—were not disturbed. The six bnrs of gold were missed last Friday, two days after the shipment arrived from San Snlvacior. The bullion was to have been reshipped thnt day to the American Smelting Refinery at Perth Amboy, N. J. Philippine Congress Ends In a Brawl MANILA (/P) — The Philippine Congress adjourned last midnight amid a flurry of flying ink pots and fisticuffs—still failing to ratify the Japanese peace treaty signed In 1951. The 100-day regular session ended shortly after the Congress approved n national budget of $275,608,420. including 10 million dollar*, as counterpart funds Cov U. S. akl. Tempers erupted into two fights both resulting from persistent heckling in the last hours of the session. Sources said today ft special session may be called to consider rat! fication of the Japanese peace treaty if Japan submits a "satisfactory" answer to a Philippine request for a definite commitment on war reparations. Mrs. Roosevelt Arrives in Japan TOKYO (/Pi—Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, arrived at the Tokyo International Airport from the U. S. today. She is expected to stay in Japar until June 25 on the invitation of the Japan Committee lor Intellectual Interchange. TRY VENUS ! LOOKS NEW AGAIN VENUS CLEANS, POLISHES, WAXES AtiATONCEt iut wip« VENUS on. VENUS' VENUS polishes easier than any own •«(. cleanini »gonU> remove w« yoo'vecver tried! Juil w.p« - htl and VbNUS bocomra » Just wir> dull film and grime quickly, easily, yet gently. No rough abra- •ivMt Already, your job u half done! lightly, and VENUS becomes a sparkling, lustrous finish. VENUS given diamond bright, lasting wax protection! Gel VENUS from your dealer today! MIIVICE STATIONS • AUIO SUPPLY STOMS GARAGES «• M. rl. News of Men In the Service » couri« In electronics and • at Keesler APB, Blloxi, MiH. William B. Gill has been promoted to Airman 2-c In the Air Force Reserve officers' Training Corpt »t Baylor University. Cadet bill, son of Mrs. Ed Hardln of Dell, upon successful completion of the AP ROTC advanced Course at Baylor, wlli be commissioned a second lieutenant In the U. 8. Air Force Reserve. Thomas M Reagan, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Reagan, formerly of Blytheville and now of Phoenix, Ariz,, is taking training at Camp Matthews, San Diego, Calif. Pvt. Reagan enlisted in the Marines April 8. Thomas C. Upton, airman, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess C. Upton. 409 East Main. Blytheville, has landed at San Diego aboard the USS Oriskany. Serving with Fighter Squadron ARTILLERYMAN — Thomas G. Boyles, son of Mr. and Mrs, B. F. Boyles of Wilson, has arrived at the Replacement Center, Port Bliss, Tex., to be trained as an antiaircraft artilleryman. He entered the Army April 20. AT FORT BLISS—Pvt. Charles O'Neal Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Nelson of Huffman, is taking basic training at Fort Bliss, Tex. LACKLAND TRAINEE — Delmer L. Sharp, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sha p, Osceola, Rt. 3. is completing his Air Force basin airmen's training at Lackliind Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. LEATHERNECK — Pvt. Willia P. Kennedy, son of Mrs. Lottie Cash of 2109 Peabody, Blytheville, recently completed Marine boot training at San Diego, Calif. He is now taking a combat training course at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The blue-ribbon hue in a thoroughbred shoe Well-dressed men are proving that blue in shoes is smart—and in Florshcira Shoes even imarter! Florshcim Blue is richer, deeper—adds an accent of that "extra something" to any outfit yon wear—along with the finer fit and longer .wear that Florshcim Shoes are eo famous for, .•», AlrfflM Upton h« ten with he attack aircraft carrier In the Far But for nlnt monthi. 8cv*n Manila loldleri havt been utlgned to Company B, 34th Medium Tank Battalion, Fifth Armored Division for bailc training at artillerymen. They are Pvt. Harley L. Dobbins, son of Mr. Austin Dobbins; Pvt. Eugene Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. V. Johnson; Pvt. Ellis B. Walker, son of Mr. William Walker; Pvt. Lorn D. Moyer, Son of Mr, and Mrs. John Moyer; Pvt. Hershel W. Asha- iranner, son of Mrs. Mary Ashabranner; Pvt. Earl E. Williams, husband of Mrs. Irene Williams; and Pvt. Donald M, Brooks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Zephyr Brooks. Upon completing basic train- ,ng, which includes instruction in artillery techniques and firing of the 105 mm. howitzer, they will ue reassigned for duty with an Army artillery unit. Two Mississippi 1 County men are taking part in the Pacific Fleet's Unborn Child To Share Estate DENVER W) —'His unborn child will share in the estate of George D. Lewis, who died May 8, if a petition filed Thursday is approved by County Judge David Brofman. Lewis left a $14,000 estate but no will. Half would go to his wife and the other half to three sons, Jour daughters, a grandson and the unborn child. "Operation Seajump." a large scale amphibious training exercise off the coast of Southern California. They are Lee Spencer, Jr., quartermaster second class, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Spencer of 106 East Walnut, Blytheville, stationed aboard the attack transport USS Cavalier, and Robertv F. Goodwin, seaman, USN, of Leachville, serving aboard the attack transport USS Montrose. Careless Man Killed by Acid EUGENB. Ore. VP> — Sam«l D. Bornstein, 98, owner of a Junk ana machinery company, kept battery acid in soft drink bottles at ni» place. At lunch the other day he reached for a soft drink. He got a bottla of acid. He died in a hospital yesterday. Furniture houses were first in the United States to start th« installment plan early in the 19ln century. TRUSSES Spring or Elastic Abdominal Belts Kirby Drug Stores What's your pleasure? A mild Kentucky Blend? j^, A flavorful Kentucky Straight? Then why settle for 4 5 less than the "world's largest selling Kentucky whiskey"...smooth-tasting Old Sunny Brook! nnTU «B PpnnF . OLD SUNNY BROOK BRAND KENTUCKY BLENDED WHISKEY CONTAINS 65X GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS .THE OLD SUNNY BROOK COMPANY, LOUISVILLE. KENTUCKY KNOX THE CRATER CREASE® MILAN. $10.00

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