The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 27, 1953
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fVEDNESDAY, MAY 27,1953 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE ELIZABETH^ t/it / By Marion Crawford ftirmn Cownwji *• HIT Majesty CHAPTER 19 Neither the King nor the Queen wished the Princesses to grow up to be athletic women. Of course they learned to ride and swim but feminine ideals were always held up to them. Their mother, particularly, was always insistent on their behaving "nicely." Not that they ever be-v haved otherwise; but, even Roya MOX in West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature ____ IH WARNER BROS: ^0| ROOM FOR ONE MOR , $3 ROSE ... MEtWLL^SHAVElSON ( (HENRY BUHKE- SMAII IAUBOQ S1i. —PLUS— "DOUBLE DEAL AH Star Cast Also Pete Smith Comedy THURS-PRI Double Feature _ PLUS — . 'HIGH SIERRA' Humphrey Bogart Long Comedy cr^^-^ children are apt to forget their manners when there is excitement about. I never went to children's parties with them. A collection of excited children all demonstrating how wonderful they are, egged on by their admiring nurses and governesses, is my idea of purgatory. Instead, Alah, their nurse, would prepare them for the treat and bring them along for inspection. Their mother was always very firm before they set out. "Now, darlings," she would say, "do be good. And be sure and eay 'thank you' very nicely before you leave. You won't forget, will you?" And both little girls would nod their heads and promise. Queen Elizabeth always had tHat natural tact and sense of good manners which carried her through. Even as a tiny girl she was seldom even thoughtlessly rude. She would make Princess Margaret her special charge. "Margaret almost forgot to say 'thank you,' Crawfie," she would tell me afterward, "but I gave her a nudge, and she said it beautifully." Until the time we moved to the Palace the girls had a normal, simple upbringing, People are continually amazed when they learn how really natural members of the Royal Family are. They are expected to live always in an aura of glamor and be surrounded by hundreds of bowing flunkies. This is not so. Few families were as well-balanced. But with the host of new RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark HAUL, IN*. • T Ml* «(l>VI«f duties that thrust themselves ,upo him, the King was forced to bre» away a little from the close Intl macy with his children. They were a little sad to fin their rooms at the Palace so fa from their parents' suite, but the) mother comforted them by saying "After all, darlings, we are onl just along the passage and dow some stairs. And look at the spac you have to ride your horses In! This was a great consolation. A most the first thing they did, «ve before they had their hats off, wa to decide. the disposition of the) horses. Princess* Elizabeth began to no tice the great change forcing'Int their lives. "I wish Papa wa here," she would say. Then she would break off. "Oh dear, I suppose he's busy," sh would end sadly. WED-THURS "OUTPOST IN MALAYA" Claudette Colbert Jack Hawkins FRIDAY THE GREAT WHITE HUNTER Gregory Peck Joan Bennett All this was forgotten at weel ends. Before the war we would g down to the Royal Lodge, the lug gage ahead of us in the Palaci station wagon, and the five of u following behind in one of the Roy al cars. I am easily carsick and particu larly susceptible to the smooth dignified, humming progression o the Royal cars. After King Georgi came to the Throne there was al ways a detective on the box be side the chauffeur. But while he was still Duke of York: we would sometimes go down unescorted. Then I would say, "Would you mind, sir, if I sat in front with the chauffeur? I always feel that the sways less in the front seat and I think I shall feel better there." ' This always amused the King, ihough he was always sympathet- c to anyone's weakness. "Crawfie is the only person I know," he would say, "who would rather travel on the box with the chauffeur than with us." I was always struck by the easy, amiable way of the two Princesses. They were never afraid or shy of people, but always went out to them in an open and heartwarming way. But I think they did miss the company of a brother. Sometimes the two Harewood boys would come, or more often their cousins John and Andrew Elphinstone. Both the Elphinstones were excellent mimics, and very full of boyish tricks. The little girls thought they were wonderful. "I do wish we had a brother," Princess Elizabeth would sigh. "Brothers have their drawbacks," I would point out diplomatically. "But how, how, Crawfie?" she would insist. "What do you mean, drawbacks?" "Well," I would answer, "they're inclined to be rough. And they tease a lot." But nothing I could say would persuade her that a brother was Help The Needy In Korea With Your Old Shoes! Every Pair Of Old Shoes Is Actually Worth $1 to You at Kelley's ... Ke! ley's Shoe Store has been designated iocai collector in the nation-wide campaign to gather old shoes for the mill ions of needy Koreans. In cooperation with this program, Keiley's will allow you 1 Credit For each pair of old shoes, on the purchase of each new pair of either ladies or men's dress shoes... This offer to be in effect this week only! Help the Underprivileged Koreans ::: Bring Your Old Shoes to YOUR FRIENDLY SHOE STORE Cherry Would 'Vote Against' New Race Track LITTLE ROCKW)—oov. Cherry said yesterday that "if I were a resident of St Francis County I'd vote against the race track." Cherry was asked lor n comment on the election June 16 In St. Francis County on establishment of a proposed horse race track by the St. Francis Valley Turf As- soclatio*. "I'm am not tiling the people of the county how they should vote but personally I'd be against the track if I lived there," Cherry said. Cherry made a similar comment last summer during his campaign when he was asked for his views on a proposed track in Crittenden. County. By that time Crittenden residents had voted agaiigt the track. not a wonderful possession. After I was married, and I was still in my rooms at the Palace, my husband was told that he must, of course, feel free to come and go as he wished. Something had gone wrong with the hotel water heater and he had not been able to have a bath there. George is not an unusually noisy bather. But men do tend to be more exuberant in the bath than women, and it was doubtless Uie first time princess Elizabeth had heard the sounds which were now issuing forth. "Good heavens, Crawfie," she said, smiling all over her face and round her eyes. "Whatever is that?" She must have thought I had brought a sea lion home. I told her it was George taking a bath. 'Oh," she said, "your husband is having a bath and mine is tak- ng the dogs round the garden for a walk." (To Be Continued) Arkansas Hopes To Save on Gasoline Bill LITTLE ROCK W) — Arkansas hopes to save about $14,000 a year on the gasoline bill the state pays to run Its 800 passenger vehicles. State Purchasing Director E A. Walker said today he has asked gasoline retailers to give state cars the same 2-cent reduction they generally give regular customers. The request was contained Ui bid notices sent out today to 1,100 retailers in an effort to get the reduced price. Bids will be received June 2. Walker also said bids will be received June 5 on gasoline delivery to the state's bulk plant*. Nehru Endorses New Truce Plan NEW DELHI, India W)—Prime Minister Nehru said yesterday he has seen and endorsed the latest United Nations proposals on Korea. He expressed hope that an agreement may be reached soon at Pan- FOR SALE 5 Tons No. 15 D&PL and 2 Tons Stoneville 2-B Cotton Seed. H. C. KNAPPENBERGER munjom. Nehru told « mass meeting the proposal Is the closest so far to the Indian resolution on Korea which was accepted by {he United Nations. Bead Courier News Classified Ads. Wild elephants normally llv» In herds of 30 to 50 and cover great distances In search of fodder in the course of a year. MEN WANTED BUICK MOTOR DIVISION Leith Street, Flint, Michigan Hiring 6 days a week 8:CO A.M. to 5:00 P.M. INCLUDING SATURDAYS your" holiday weekend Stack with Coke pack with ice and off you The handiest thing! This picnic cooler keeps ice-cold Coke at your side—anywhere. IQTTltD UNOEI AUTHORITY Of THE COCA-COIA COMPANY BY COCA COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE 61«3. me COCA-COIA COMPHMT

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