The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1953 · Page 5
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THURSDAY, MAY 88,1985 BLTTMTILLI (ARK.) COURIER MlWi PAQB FIVH Royalty from Palace i AndMud'HutCapiials Arrive for Coronation By MICHAEL NEWMARCH 1ONDON (AP) — Princess Marglierita of Baden Is switching a Jtarched nurse's cap Jor a ball dress, and slipping quietly into Buckingham Palace. The Sultan of Perak can't decide between his blue robes and his purple. Mwanawina III of Barotseland is brushing up a faded state uniform half a century old. And Sobhuza n of waziland is checking on a special brew of beer. In a word, royal and princely families . from perfumed palaces and mud-hut capitals are settling in for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and they are as much agog as London's East End Cockneys. Many have urgent problems of dress, diet or protocol. London's officials and hoteliers—taking in their stride menus for Arab potentates and knowing just where to find an Afghan interpreter in hurry—look like they will get the whole company happily on parade to Westminster Abbey. Thirty representatives of the world's royal families—not including British royalty—will drive from Buckingham Palace to the abbey as official guests of Queen Elizabeth. Scores more, royal visitors, African chiefs and oriental princes have seats in the abbey for the " ceremony. No kings or queens of sovereign powers will be present, since it's against tradition for an independent monarch to attend the crowning of another. In their stead some of Europe's senior princes will attend. Some of the royal visitors illustrate how old-fashioned ideas of pomp and circumstance have changed. Nurse At Hospital T w e n t y-one-year-old Princess Margherita of Baden, a pretty, young German girl with wavy hair and laughing eyes, is a hard-working nurse at London's St. Thomas's Hospital. Her uncle, the Duke of Edinburgh, invited her to put her starched uniform aside and move from the uncarpeted wards to a richly-furnished room in the palace. She'll sit in the abbey as his guest. In one carriage procession will ITALIAN TOTEM POLE—As political speeches ring out in Italy and the national "election campaign draws to a climax, .this "tolem pole" on a Roman street gets scant notice from passersby. Called the "Siberian Circus," the statue depicts Russian Premier Georgi Mal- enkov sitting on Palmiro Togli- alti, Italy's top Red, who in turn, sits on left-wing Socialist leader Pietro Henni. MOX In West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature THURS-FRI Double Feature — PLUS — "HIGH SIERRA" Humphrey Bogart Long Comedy •••••••••»***>*tt***t**t be five Malay sultans—Selangor, Kelantan, Johore, Perak, and Brunei; the Sultans ol Zanzibar and Lahej, and the only reigning queen beside Elizabeth attending—dusky, 6-foot-3 Queen Salote Tupou of the Pacific Tonga Islands. All are from British-protected territories. Dark-skinned potentates with strange, resounding titles are arriving from Africa by almost .every boat and plane. Paramount Chief Mwanawina HI of Barotseland will wear the gold- braided uniform the British presented his tribe in 1902. Then it was blue; today, after covering three chiefs, it's green. Swaziland sent the 54-year-old paramount chief, Sobhuza II, whose own coronation in 1922 lasted three days. Sobhuza does not care for English beer. He's brewing his own, African style, during his stay in London. Gene Tierney's Father Freed of Shooting Pony POYLESTOWN, Pa. W)—Howard Sherwood Tierney, 58, father 01 movie actress Gene Tierney, convinced a Bucks County court Jury yesterday he shot and killed a neighbor's pony by accident. Tierney, a New York insurance broker, was accused of shooting Mrs. Dorothy Martin's pet pony when the animal wandered into a wheat field on Tierney's 106 acre farm near this suburban Philadelphia communit. Tierney told a jury of 10 men and two women he only intended to frighten the animal off his property with two shots from a .22 calibre rifle. The jury acquitted Tierney after two hours deliberation. Tierney was assessed 75 per cent of the trial costs. Mrs. Martin paid ;he rest. Allison in Tokyo TOKYO(fl>)—John M. Allison, new D. S. Ambassador to Japan, today presented his credentials to Emperor Hirohito at the Imperial Palace. California Feels Quake PASO RO^LES. Calif. (fl>) — A slight earth tremor which shook homes and rattled windows, but caused no damage, was reported in the Paso Bobles are=. Wednesday night. NO MORE "POSTMAN'S BACK"-Walking erect on his mail route for the first time in 27 years, postman Ralph Robishaw of Ashtabula, Ohio, uses a golf caddy cart to haul what used to bf a spine-bending load of mail. Said postman Robishaw, "1 finalh smartened up." Denmark Votes Today on New Constitution COPENHAGEN, Denmark (/P) — The Danes vote today on a propose new constitution which would allow a queen on their throne for the first time in five centuries. By making women eligible to rule, the charter would permit King Frederifc IX's 13-year-old eldest daughter. Princess Margrethe, eventually to succeed her father. Frederik has no sons. Other clauses In the new constitution would abolish as obsolete the Upper House of Parliament, make ;he colony of Greenland an integral part of Denmark and permit the nation to surrender some sovereignty to international organizations. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Housing Authority of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, Ptf. vs. D. W. Cranford and Crystal Cranford, husband and wife, Estella W. Calvin; John Walker Jr. and his wife Mrs. John Walker, Jr.; Annie Laster and ,ny unknown heirs of Beatrice Walker, Deceased NOTICE TO: ESTELLA W. CALVIN; JOHN WALKER JK. AND HIS WIFE MBS. JOHN WALKER, JR.; ANNIE LASTER'AND ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS OP BEATRICE WALKER, DECEASED 6711 RHODES AVENUE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS You are hereby notified that Housing Authority of the Ciiy of Blytheville, Arkansas has iiled their petition against you for condemnation of land upon which to build additional low rent housing units and for other purposes, said land being described as follows: Lot Twelve (12), Miller and Greenlee Subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas. ' You are notified that said petition will be heard by the said court at the courthouse in the Cily of Blytheville, Arkansas on the 8th day of June. 1953, being the first day of ite regular June 1953 term at which time you may be present if you so desire. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Housing Authority of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas has caused these presents to be signed by its Chairman this the 11 day of May, 1953, HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE By Fred S. 1 Saltba, Chairman 5|14-21-28-6;4 California Oil LOS ANGELES (ff) — California produced 359,449,510 barrels of crude oil in 1952. The San Joaquin Valley was the largest producing region but-Wilmington, in the Los Angeles region, was tops among Individual fields. Help The Needy In Korea With Your Old Shoes! Every Pair Of Old Shoes Is Actually Worth $1 to You at Kelley's... Kelley's Jrihoe Store has been designated local collector in the nation-wide campaign to gather old shoes for the mi 11 idns.of needy Koreans. In cooperation with this program, Kelley's will allow you For each pair $ 1 Credit 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 STOftf Teen-^ge Thrill Seekers Boost Total of Nation's Car Thefts • By LLOYD WOLFE OKLAHOMA CITY W—A. dark summer night, and tt gang of teen- ngers roams the city streets looking for thrills. One says, "I dare yn swipe that car!" The other looks around helplessly, dodging the mocking stares of his buddies, trying to escape from the laughing whisper, "chicken!" "Okay," he says, "I'll show ya!" Another car thief is born. Figures presented at the first annual convention of the International Association of Auto Theft Hospital Funds Cut Will Hurt State Projects LITTLE ROCK (/P)— State Hospital Director Moody Moore said yesterday three major hospital projects in Arkansas would be "seriously crippled" if the U. S. Senate approves a House cut in hospital appropriations. The House Tuesday passed appropriation for 50 million dollars instead of, the 75 million former President Tinman proposed and the 60 million President Eisenhower requested. The Public Health Service said Arkansas' share would be trimmed about $465,000 if the Senate goes along with the cut. Moore said tlle'roposed cut would Iso delay Indefinctly eight other planned local hospitals which, would have a total cost 01 two million dollars. Investigators, reveal the average age of an auto thief in this country is 18. He may be Just » good-natured kid trying to show off, a teen-ager looking for a thrill, or a "professional out for a fast buck. Whatever he Is, delegates to the convention say the car thief is becoming a serious national problem. The officers, refusing to discuss the latest auto-napping methods BO "we won't give anybody ideas," indicated some of the more ingenious techniques being used could curl the hair of an honest cop. William J. D'avls, a convention speaker, said frankly, "car theft is out of control." Davis is secretary-manager of the National Auto Theft Bureau, Chicago. He pointed out there has been 99 !-2 per cent increase in car thefts during the past four years. Since officers recover DO to 92 pel- cent of the stolen vehicles, it means a total loss of some 2ff million dollars a year to car owners and insurance companies. Capt. J. P. Daniels of the Dallas, Tex., police department, newly elected president of the organization, estimated 10 per cent ol stolen autos are swiped by teen-agers on a lark. Daniels urges motorists to lock their doors. "I don't think the average kid would knock out a window glass and take a chance on someone learing the noise just for a joy ride." Davis took auto manufacturers to task, contending "too many, late model cars do not have adequately protected ignition systems." This cutback in funds would have no affect on completion of the Mississippi County hospital units in Blytheville and Osceola as federal funds for them were received before construction began. Eight county hospitals in Cliicot, Lawrence, St. Francis, Arkansas, Pope and Pawkner Counties, still waiting for funds hero-re starting construction, will be affected, however. Also hit will be the new University of Arkansas Medtphl Center and St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock and Edwards Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith. Actor Is Hurt In Two Folk BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (IP}— Ac;or Jim Backus is recovering today from a couple of tough breaks. While golfing, he fell and broke ;wo ribs. And when he came home, fell downstairs and broke a bone In his foot. He'll be doing his emoting—he's the husband in the "I Married Joan" TV show—from a cast for a while. The seal fisheries of the Pribilof islands passed from control ol Russia to that of the United states in 1867. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONIGHT "OUTPOST IN MALAYA" Claudette Colbert Jack Hawkins FRIDAY THE GREAT WHITE HUNTER Gregory Peck Joan Bennett 1 Killed as Two Trains Collide DANBY. Que. «P)— Two Canadian National railway passenger trains collided head-on 13 miles from Richmond last night, killing an engineer and injuring one passenger. One locomotive was knocked from the tracks. A CNR spokesman said the trains were not traveling fast. Twins to Graduate From West Point WEST POINT, N. Y., May 28 (ff) —The U. S. Military Academy, for the first time in its century and a half history, will graduate a set of twins at exercises next Tuesday. They tire Rob Roy and Thomas McGregor, sons of Col. and Mrs. Thomas McGregor, of Carmel. Calif. In Mallinson's fast-washing Checkerette nylon lhal needs liltl* or no honing. Bright rhineslone bullons glitler on the bodice of Ihis one-piece dream with iti own curvaceous bell. 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