The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1953 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 4, 1953
Page 6
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PAGE 3Ct BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.)' COTOTETl HEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1W». ELIZABETH By Marion Crawford f*mn Otvtnutt * HIT Majttt) ' f> 1*l» >T '»«NTIOI HAUL. IN< CIITKIIVTCO IV 'HI* «I»VI«I CHAPTER 26 And so we come to that fateful last day of January, 1952, when the King stood at London Airport waving his daughter goodby as she and the Duke of Edinburgh set off on their flight to Africa and the Commonwealth tour they were undertaking to his place. For 40 minutes the King stood bareheaded in a biting, wintry wind, and after he had waved what was to be his last goodby to his daughter, he followed her plane with his eyes until it was no more than a faint speck in a gray sky. Who knows what feelings were in his heart when at last he turned aW ay — and what were the feelings in the heart of his daughter as she sped across the world on her Royal mission? Twice within six months Princess Elizabeth had been called upon to endure parting from her father after a grievous operation, for which the nation's prayers were asked, when all her instincts as a daughter must have cried out to stay by his side. This time, Princess Elizabeth was never to see her father alive again. All over the world newspapers carried stories of hte progress of the Ataiantn, Princess Elizabeth's airplane, and her safe arrival in Africa, where she was met by 400 African chiefs resplendent In plumed headdresses and leopard skins. The hearts of millions of ordinary men and women going about their humdrum tasks were daily warmed by the happy, carefree pictures of the Royal couple in their informal moments in the first few days of their great tour Pictures of the Princess with her camera eagerly "shooting" lion, etalklng through the jungle while a nearby guard moved with his rifle at the alert; pictures of her and the Duke of Edinburgh in the Royal Lodge — the wedding gift of the people of Kenya — joyous, .unworrled pictures we all loved to see; pictures, like those of any young married couple, of the Prin. cess and her husband enjoying the peace and beauty of their home. But the sands of time were ebbing fast .. . In Britain, King George was at his beloved Sandringham, scene of his birth, living a country life. The Queen and Princess Margaret were with him. Daily he enjoyed one of his favorite sports, sho.'-t ing, with a few chosen friends from among his neighbors. Tuesday. Feb. 5, was a particularly lovely crisp winter's day in Norfolk, and the King enjoyed one of his best day's sport. That evening he made arrangements for the next day, and before she said good night to him Princess Margaret suggested that he might like to make an early start in the morning. The King went to bed and his •alet brought him his usual nieht- cap, a cup of hot chocolate. The King wished him good night in a cheerful voice and settled to read a book. Acros the world, Princess .Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were spending the night In the picturesque Treetops, a four-room hotel some distance from their Royal Lodge, which is built in a giant fir tree overlooking a water hole so that its visitors may observe animals by night. The Princess arrived wearing R bush skirt and brown slacks, [and was afforded a magnificent | spectacle of the big game of Kenya. When she arrived at the beginning of the forest trail she heard that no less than 40 elephants were gathered around Treetops. And later when she arrived at her "hotel" she was asked to climb the ladder slowly so as not to disturb one elephant who was by a pool only 10 yards away Thirty-five elephants and 11 calves appeared while the Royal party were having tea, and after dusk eight rhinos were spotted. It was around midnight when the Princess retired. After breakfast next day she de layed her return to the Royal Lodge for an hour, enjoying the first sunlit moments of the African morning, amusedly watching the antics of a family of baboon: which had clmbed to the Treetops windows and were grabbing slices of sweet potato laid on the sills. Then she and the Duke set off for the Royal Lodge, unaware of the terrible news which awaited mem. On that morning of Feb. 6 there was silence in the King's bedroom at Sandringham. His valet, entering with his usual cup of tea, could not rouse him. Beside his bed. its bookmarker set, lay the book the King had been reading when he fell asleep some time before midnight. At 10:45 a. m. the news of his death was announced. And in one of his most moving' broadcasts, Mr. Churchill revealed that the King had known that from day to day his life hung by a thread: 'The King walked with deatn as if death were a companion, an acquaintance whom he recognized and did not fear. 'In the end death came as a friend, and, after a happy day 01 sunshine and sport, after 'Goon night' to those who had loved him best, he fell asleep as every man or woman who strives to fear God and nothing else may hope to do.' (To Be Continued) Singer Kay Starr Granted Divorce LOS ANGELES M»)—Blues singer Kay Stan' has been granted a divorce from Vic Schoen, radio orchestra leader. She told the judge: •"I am self-supporting—the only thing 1 want from my husband is Odd Loot Taken By Burglar MANILA W — A daring burglar today stole: Two Philippine flags, two pairs of spectacles with cases, a dozen bottles of a soft drink, a telephone directory, a chair, several sheets of rolled aluminum, a lamp and some china plates. The victim: the police station in a suburb of Cebu City. Six Indicted For Perjury WASHINGTON IFi — The Justice Department announced yesterday a Miami, Pla.. Brand Jury has indicted six persons, five of them identified as Klansmen. on charges of lying under oatli during an investigation of racial terrorism. All were residents of Orange County. Florida, where a series of violences occurred in 1949 and 195U. Bela Lugosi Sued For Divorce LOS ANGELES VB—The wife o! Bela LugosI, start of horror films, has sued for divorce, charging cruelty. The former actress Lillian Arch and LugosI, 68, have been married 20 years. She asked custody of their son, Bela George, 15, and $50 a month support for him, plus tl f month temporary alimony. IX THE PROBATE COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER of the estate of Dr. P. A. Robinson, deceased. Lwt »d<!res» 10S1 West Walnut Street, Blytheville, Arkansas Died March 16th, 1953. On May 19th, the undersigned were appointed as Administrators of the Estate of Dr. P. A. Robinson, deceased. All persons having claims against the said Estate must exhibit them duly authenticated to the undersigned within six Months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefits In the said estate. This Notice first upbllshed June 4, 1553. Jack P. Robinson, Martha Robinson WhltsiU, Administrators. 1904 Hearn and 1031 West Walnut, Blytheville, Arkansas. 6:4-11-18 First General Neither Grant nor Lee were full ! generals during !he Civil War. 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