The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1956 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 13, 1956
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FKIDAY, APRIL 18, 1956 BtWHEVILLE (ARK.) COTJRTER NEWS PAGE FIVE Grace Kelly Spends Her First Day in A Real Life Palace By GEORGE McARTHUR MONTE CARLO (AP) — Princess-to-be Grace Kelly awoke this morning for the first time in her real life palace. Prince Rainier in went to .iis villa at nearby St. Jenn-Cup-Ferrat at midnight. He turned the palace of Monaco over to the radiant 24-year-old film star and her aprents. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Kelly of Philadelphia. After the 32-year-old prince left, Grace nestled into an antique directorie bed ol the pre-Napoleon era, a style Rainier much admires. Grace's quarters, redecorated at the prince's direction, otherwise are furnished with Empire pieces. Fresh flowers were everywhere — Palace sources said Rainier shelled out $500 for blooms on arrival day. Social Functions "leria." He will spend his re- Paper Scores Publication Of Duchess Memoirs LONDON (£>>—The Church of England Newspaper said today that publication of the Duchess of Windsor's memoirs in Britain will "stir afresh the fire of bitterness and discord" aroused by her husband's abdication. Tiie paper is an unofficial weekly edited by laymen but it often echoes the views of the church's lenders. It said the American-born divorcee for whom King Edward VIII quit his throne should have postponed maining bachelor nights there. I publication until all the principals Monaco's Roman Catholic bis-j In the abdication crisis-including hop, the most Rev. Gilles Barthe, expressed hope the wedding celebration April 18 and 19 will go off with dignity "in spite of the spectacular aspect of the ceremony." His broadcast appeal reflected the bishop's anxiety that some of thousands of visitors jamming the tiny principality might act up. Noisemaker Perhaps flie biggest noisemaker. at the wedding will be a veteran 1 sergeant in Monaco's "army." herself — were dead. The Sunday Express . will begin serializing the memoirs April 22. They are already appearing In a U.S. magazine. The Sunday Express is owned by Lord Beaverbrook, a close friend and supporter of Edward VIII during the abdication crisis. He major Raoul Reynaud, sergeant! of the prince's palace The couple face a whirl social functions before they next week but had no official engagements booked for today. Their plans were not announced. Friends felt Grace probably would welcome a spell of quiet after the emotional strain of her arrival, which began with a romantic meeting at sea after' the prince jockeyed his sleek yacht guard, Who remembers Rainier as f a toddler. Reynaud is in charge lf jof the detail that will fire the 21- o e eta a w re wed • " un sn ' ul e when the couple enter ' the cathedral to wed. The wheels are specially selected as noisemakers, and the 70-year-old cannon are capable of creating quite a racket. Reynaud happily admits his uan- non are only for peaceful purposes. "The only battles we have here beo Juvante n alongside the liner | are battles of flowers," he beams. Constitution. j "Here we only lire guns in re- Trie port was a scene of joyous | Joicmg." celebration last night. Fireworks spangled the sky and hundreds of lights twinkled aboard yachts in the harbor. The trim oceangoing yacht of Greek-bom shipowner Aristotle Onassis, who owns a large chunk of Monaco's gambling light. casino, was ablaze with Too Much for Grace The reception was too much for Grace, She appeared gay in public, but informants said she broke down and cried in the privacy of the palace. She and the prince were together most of the day. palace officials said. They chatted while she unpacked. When the hectic day was over, th prince left for his villa Soviet Baptists To Visit U.S. NEW YORK WV-Pivc Baptist leaders In Russia are expected to arrive here next month as guests of Baptists in the United States. The Russians were invited following a twq-week visit to the Soviet Union by U. S. Baptist leaders. An American Baptist spokesman announced yesterday the Russian clergymen will arrive May 18 and will attend two conventions—of Como Yields To Determination Of Song Writer NEW YORK (fPi — Singer Perry Como says he will give a "hearing" to a teen-age song writer who rented a 20-by-60-foot billboard near Times Square asking Como to plug his tunes. The composer is Irwin Luck, 16, a sophomore at the University of Miami. The youth rented the billboard -space, at 8th Ave. and 42nd St., at the cost of $850 a month. Luck said he saved the money from spare- time and summer work for his father, a Miami real estate man. Como, told about the billboard plea, said: "If his songs are any good, of course he will be given every consideration." Iron Luna Polio Patient Dies EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (/Pi—Ber- nlce Martha Eversman, 26, died last night at St. Mary's Hospital, where she had spent nearly eight years in j an iron lung. ; Miss Eversman was stricken with ! polio in August 1948. only 10 weeks; after her graduation from high school. She had been paralyzed from the neck down since then. She painted with water colors, holding the brush in her mouth. She painted all her Christmas cards last year. Her parents, a sister and four brothers survive. DYESS NEWS Bj Mn. J. L J««ta Mrs. Mary MeAdams of Kennett spent Monday and Tuesday with her skter, Mrs. H. L. Modesitt, and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Barnes spent Sunday afternoon with their daughter, Mrs. Eddie Wooten, and family at Bassett. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Evans and children of Lepanto were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Balch. Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wood and son Clifford were in Blytheville Monday for a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Johnny Young, and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McMillan of Memphis were also guests in the Young home. Mr. and Mrs. Seth Edd Bennett of Memphis were weekend visitors nere in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Bennett. A/le Orville L. Modesitt of Eglin Air Force Base in Florida spent the weekend here with his parents, Afr, and Mrs. H. L. Modesitt. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wooten and Mr. and Mrs. R. H, Wooten and daughter Lucille of Stamps spent Saturday In Dyess visiting friends. They spent the weekend at Bnssett wlUi their son and brother, Eddie Wooten, and family. Mr, and Mrs. Billy L. Ynt«s and baby of Corning spent the weekend here with his ptirents, Mr. and Mrs. Austin chaplain. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Cole of Memphis spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Crawford. A 2c Clay and Ray Jones, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Jones, who hnve been stationed at Puntzt Mt., B. C. Canada, left over the the weekend «t EUlrw. Ark. The Rev. and Mrs. W. W. P^ter son attended a bridal shower at Blytlu'vllle for their daughter, Miss Nina Jean Peterson, Tuesday night. Mrs. C. P. Wells, Mrs. Alma Lee Push and daughter Jennie of Memphis were visiting with old friends in Dyess Sunday afternoon. They were en route home from Paragould where they, had been visiting. Lt. Harry Hull from Fort Benning, Ga.. spent several days here before reporting to Fort Chaffee, Ark. Detm Nichols Is here visiting his weekend for their new assignment | parents from the Army Iti Texas., at Fordland, Mo., after several Mr, and Mrs. Ben Elliott and weeks here. | daughter Gail of Memphis, Mr. and and a church choir sang. The celebration continues today, with open house for all Holden's friends. , Holden prides himself on being no arm chair-and-slippers centenarian. Active and alert, he helps to take care of several blind residents at Riverview. and is quick to offer to run an errand for anybody. In his lusty youth. Holden served in the United States cavalry. Hi's troop, stationed in the southwest, helped to protect pioneers from Indians and robber gangs. • Two Water Bills Has City Officials In a Quandry MONETTE, Ark. (JP) ,— People in this northeast Arkansas town got two water bills this month., One set of bills was sent by CJty Treasurer M, C. Bowman, who was relieved several weeks ago by the City Council as bill collector. The council complained that it wasn't getting "cooperation and efficiency." Buren Plannigan, hired as city collector when Bowman was relieved, sent the other set of bills. Most Monette residents probably aren't having any trouble deciding which bill to pay. All of Bowman's bills were for the minimum rate while Flannigan's were based on meter readings. Mayor Thurlo Berry said the city is consulting an attorney. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Friday 13 No Jinx to Him PHILADELPHIA (fl 3 )—Friday the 13th is anything but a day of hoodoos and taboos to Frank Alexander Holden. This is his 106 birthday, and he is making it one of the Southern Baptists in Kansas City finest days of his life. May 30 to June 2, and the Ameri- i Holden, who lives in Riverview, can Baptists meeting in Seattle ] the city's home for the aged, was June 1 to 22. j guest of honor at a party last There are about 800,000 Baptists j night. His friends brought a big in Russia. cake, loaded with flaming candles, THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekday Show Starts 7:00 p.m.—Sat. & Sun. 1 p.m. FRIDAY and SATURDAY Double Feature ~ _AND— Hershell Hale and son Donald Ray and Junior Wroten spent the weekend at Sherman, Tex, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Proffitt and baby of Flint, Mich., visited recently with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Coley Johnson and Mr. ami Mrs. Bill Proffitt, at Whllton. Miss Shirley Martindate of Memphis .spent the weekend here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hennrd and children and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Fincher and children spent Pemiscot Has Spelling Bee at Memphis April 0. There were eleven contestants the bee. Wayne Ephlin, of Deering school, was second. Nita Jones, Cooter, was third, Rythjn received $25, Wayne $15 and Nita $10. Other contestants finished in the following order: Lynn Drew. .Hnyti; Martha Crafton, Bragg City; Bill Pranks, Caruthersville. Official pronouncer was Edgar Ailor. Judges were J. R. Corbln «id O. H. Ridings. Floyd E. Hamlett, county school superintendent, arranged and su- aerVised the contest. Mrs. Lynn Lowe of West Memphis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holland of Garland, Tex., vi.sited recently with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Holland. O K I) 1 S' A N C E NO. 588 AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF PUB- LIC HEALTH AND PROVIDING FOR THE SUPERVISION, REGULATION AND INSPECTION OF PLUMBING AND THE LICENSING AND REGISTRATION OF PLUMHERS, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY, REPEALING ORDINANCE AND PARTS OF ORDI-1 NANCES IN CONFLICT HERE-! WITH, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES, AND ADOPTING THE STATE PLUMBING CODE. Adopted: April 10, 1056. Three copies of which are on fll« In the City Clerk's office for taspes- lion of all Interested persons. CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, W. I. MALIN, CJty Clerk. 9 We'll pick up prescriptions at your home or office, compound them and deliver the medicines—at oo extra charge. Make m note to call as next time! Woods Drug Store Phone POplar 3-4507 On South Highway 61 GIANT WIDE SCREEN Box Office Opens 6:30—Show Starts at Dusk Admission 50c—Children Under 12 Free with Parents LAST TIMES TONIGHT M*G-M's "'Hall of Fame" THRILL- LOADED HIT! PLUS SELECTED SHORTS SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature —AND— Alnrjone .Main & Chill Wills in "RICOHET ROMANCE" ALSO CARTOON ALSO CARTOON SUNDAY and MONDAY Double Feature ILJOANCMWFORD'JEFFCHANIMR' » CECIL KELLAiWW • CHA3US MAKE • JUDIfH EYEUH. SCWFfR • A UNIVERSAL-INlEHtfATiGNAL PfCIURE —AND— SUNDAY and MONDAY First Blytheville Showing THE WN-BUflNC STORT OF CAWUNO'J NO. 1 KHIER! MKiDOUfiUS RUTH ROMAN SONAR COLIEAHQ • auto* m* • we* PLUS CARTOON and SPORT SHORT AS BIG AS TEXAS- WHERE IT HAPPENED JANE CHARLTQN WYMAN-HESTOIt Mr. and Mrs. Rob't. Poppleton Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Lislen to KLCN al 10:10 a.m. and '1 p.m. (or Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements LAST TIMES TODAY Paramount News & Cinemascope Short BtBECItl BOCEJUS ,:.,.,i, IOHN PAYNE • RONALD REAGAN RHONDA FLEMJNG-COLEEN GRAY Tennessee's SATURDAY ONLY —PLUS- TWO Cartoons & Selected Short LUCY GALLANT CLAIRE THELMA TREVOR - TECHNICOLOR ALSO CARTOON COMING SOON First Blyfheville Showing SUN. •MON. «TUES. Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "Court Jester" GOOD FUNJ" -„.,„„. Mr. and Mrs. Louie Smolherman PARAMOUNT NEWS AND CARTOON Coming Soon to Ritz Theatre "CAROUSEL" With Gordon McRae and Shirley Jbnei In Cinemascope and Technicolor Bring the Family to the 1956 f Forward Memphis\ HOME .SHOW, Exhibits • Features • Prizes APRIL 15-22 MEMPHIS FAIRGROUNDS EULA'S Beauty Shop 317 Adams St. Phone 3-4513 (Formerly Minnie Brown's) Specializing In Hair Coloring and Permanent Waving ROTHROCK DRUG STORI Remember us for prescriptions .....J YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE • Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre LAST TIMES TONIGHT! THE CLOCK SATURDAY NIGHT 10:30 p.m. SUNDAY • MONDAY a pick-up date with a \ soldier... « \ \M Ruth Wood was too Innocent to know how much of a chance she was taking —too lonely to care... Everybody said she was being foolish, everybody but her I heart! JANE , VAN WYM AN JOHNSON M 1RACLE llflUN __ r.tecMr.0 .v WARNER BROS. PEGGIE CASTLE FRED CLARK EILEEtl HECK*I1T JOSIPMI Coming May 6-7-8-9 Meet Me In Las Vegas with Dan Dailey and Cyd Charitst In Cinemascope and Color Centrally Located For Easy Shopping n u ( //v Cotu et HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps PrnMi lUlfer, Be|. Pk»r«uciit * *ff Chtrta Br»j4«. *WMT M«in *t Division PhoM 2-2»l»

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