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SATURDAT, DECEMBER 24, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUUITO NEWS fACIFTVI Merry Christmas to You Who Mast Pay the Bills By JAMES MARUW Washington News Analyst The Associated Press •Twas the night before Christmas, the usual time For abandoning prose and reverting to rhyme. It's the season when children look forward to loot Given free by the man in the red flannel suit. Their ciders, of course, know that nothing is free, That daydreams are never fulfilled on a tree. They know that you're apt to be in for a shock If your hopes 'for the future depend on a sock A rummy-nosed stranger might like to pack tight If he fell dcnvn your chimney some very daik night. Yet each in his heart has unwritten letter— If just to himself—asking next year be better. And maybe it will. But years, like a river. Warm up for a while and then give you a shiver. This year, going out, started cool, then got nice, And before it was over was covered with ice. Hostility melted, peace opened the door. When Ike met Bulganin and] Eden and Faure. At least, so it seemed, for a moment. And then The door slowly closed. There was cold war again. Had the door ever opened? Some doubt it. They think At Geneva the Russians just came for a drink. Dark point of the year was the sudden attack The President suffered. But he's coming back. The biggest sensation and biggest snaiu Involved Salk's vaccine at the time it was new. Last Christmas old Santa, with contract in hand. Must have seemed to two men as especially grand. They were Dixon and Yates. But this year they won't carol. Their contract is gone and they're over a barrel. Best gift the old man with the sled and the deer Could give the Republican party next year Is assurance that Ike will recover and then Make up his mind to start running again. They'll be awful uneasy if Ike doesn't run Since he's been for the party Senate Group to Take Up Disaster By JOE HALL WASHINGTON l.fi — Chairman Fulbright <D-Arlc> said yesterday the Senate Banking Committee probably will take up disaster insurance legislation early in the 1956 session. Fulbright noted in an interview that several bills on the subject are now before his committee, and he commented: "I think we'll be able to work out something to present to the Senate on it." But he added that he did not know how comprehensive such an exploratory measure might be. pointing out that Congress had sought without success to write such legislation pervious!}'. Fulbright said his committee will insist that the administration come up early next month with deailed recommendations on a disaser risk bill. "So far they have not done it," h« said, "and that is one reason the committee has been held up." Severe floods in New England, New York and Pennsylvania following last summer's hurricanes spurred congressional interest in federal .disaster insurance. Sen. Lehman ID-NY) introduced a comprehensive bill for consideration by the Banking Committee, and 8«n. Bush (R-Conn) asked the group's staff to draft one along similar lines. Other measures, less broad In coverage, have been introduced by Sens. Carlson (R- Kan), Saltonstall IB-Mass) and Kenendy ID-Mass). Lehman's bill would authorize federal insurance and re-insurance for numerous types of disaster. It would apply to damage from flood, tidal wave, hurricane, tornado, buzzard, duststorm, hailstorm or other severe storm, earthquake, explosion. landslide, snowslide, severe freeze, drought, smog, radioactive contamination or other air pollution, and volcanic eruption. The bill also would change the federal Civil Defense Administration into the federal Disaster Ad- MAY AU. THE SEASON'S PLEASANT NOTES RING OUT FOR AIL OUR MANY FRIENtiS . . . PAUL BURKS City Carrier No. 1 EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2415 ministration, and enlarge its authority in the disaster field. Administration officials urged a go-slow attitude at hearings on dis- aser insurance bills conducted by Lehman soon after last summer's floods. They said a federal program, if attempted at nli. should be on a modest, experimental basis, and that private companies should be used to the fullest extent possible. Unusual Present BALTIMORE (.fl — Police Commissioner James M. Hepbron has granted Baltimore's policemen an extra day off in 1956. It's a Christmas present, he said, for "fine work" during 1955. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At AH Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature Serial "Sea Hound" No. 1 Cartoon "Old Shell Game" SUNDAY & MONDAY Double Feature lilND MAIONE FIVE GUNS WEST — AND — V jSSWrr METRO NEWS nrUT • FLASH CAMERAS KtN I • MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 combined moon and sun. The Democrats, trying to whip up a winner, Are busy is chefs at a president's dinner. The menu, it seems, is whal has them in .rouble: A moderate course? Or more zip? Or — more bubble? Thoughtful Heart Cost Man $6 More than Fine Would Have SALT LAKE CITY W-Lloyd E. Cooney, a radio account executive, thought $24 was too hefty a fine to pay for having lost his license plate. He decided to iell it to the judge. And because he did, 18-year-old Nandell McDougle will spend Christmas with her family instead jail. Idaho, to visit friends. She left with »3. But Wednesday night, cold, hungry and broke, she asked police here to let her spend the night in Jail. Judge Larsen sentenced Nandell to 10 days in jail on a vagrancy charge, but said she could leave as soon as a way could be found to her home to her parents, Mr. As Cooney, 32, waited his turn In i and Mrs. John Clover, court he heard Nandell tell City "She didn't look like the kind Judge Leland G. Larsen she had -' --'-• -•-- J ! - - ' •• left her home in ; Santa Eosa, Calif., intending to hitchhike to Malad. of girl who belonged, in a court," Cooney said later. "And 10 days — why that would keep her in jail Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel & Saturday night, Dec. 24 6:00 It's A Great Life 6:30 Big Surprise 1-.OQ Perry Coma 8:00 Max Llebman Presents "Babes in Toy- land"-coior 9:30 Vour Hit Parade ifl-.QO Millionaire 10:30 Tho Vise 1:00 Young America Sings 12-00 Midnight Mass St. Patricks Cathedral. N. T. '.2:45 Sign Off Sunday. Pec. 25 9:50 News & Meditation 10:00 Chrisimns Service- Washington , Cathedral 11:00 The Christophers 11:30 This Is the Life 12:00 American Forum 12:30 Frontiers of Faith 1-00 American Inventory 1:30 Youth Wants to Know 2:00 Dr. Spock 2:30 Zoo Parade—color 3:00 "No Room at the Inn" 3'30 Silent Night 4:00 Little Match Girl 4:30 Captain Gallant 5:00 Long John Silver 5:30 Roy Rogers 6:00 Fddy Arnold 6:30 Frontier 7:00 Variety Hour 8:00 Television Hour "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (Menottl) 9:00 Douglas Fairbanks 9:30 Highway Patrol 10:30 Shower of Stars 11:00 Loretta Young 11:30,Sign Off Monday. DPC. 26 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather—Memphis Area 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 8:15 News—Mid-South 8'.30 Today 8:55 News & Weather— Mid-South 9:00 Ding Dong Schol 9:30 Storyland 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Tennessee Ernie 11:30 Feather Your Nest 12:00 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matine« 1:30 Homemakers Program 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre- color 2:45 National Pro Football Championship 4:30 Interesting Person 4:40 Cartoons 4:55 Weather 5:00 Captain Z-Ro 5:30 Tony Martin 5:45 News Caravan 6-.00 Caesar's Hour 8:00 Medic 9:30 Robert Montgomery 9:30 Science Fiction Theatre 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Wrestling 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mysterf Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off Tuesday, Dec. 2T «:M Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather—Memphis Area 7:20 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 3:25 News—Mid-South 8:30 Today 8:55 News & Weather— Mid-South 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Storyland 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Tennessee Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your Nest 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matinee 1:30 Homemakers Program 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre— color 3:00 Channel Five Theatre 3;30 World of Mr. Sweeney 3:45 Modern Romances 4:00 Maid of Cotton Finalists 5:00 Afternoon Movie 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Soldier of Fortune 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Bob Hope 8:00 Jane Wyman's Fireside 8:30 "Nightmare in Red" 9:30 Grand Ole Opry 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Star Stage 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Oil WHBQ Channel 13 Saturday night, Dec. 24, 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Weather 6;30 Ozark Jubilee 8:00 Lawrence V/elk- 9:00 Million Dollar Movie 10:30 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10:35 Classic Theatre Sunday, Dec. 25 2:00 For Your Information 2:30 Big Matinee 3:55 Professor Pet 4:00 Lassie 4:30 Super Circus 5:00 Judge Bean 5:30 Rln Tin Tin 6:00 Kit Carson 6:30 Famous Film Festival 8:00 Chance of A Lifetime 8:30 Ted Mack »:00 Life Begins At Eighty 9:30 Hollywood Silver Screen 11:00 Les Paul and Mary Ford 11:05 News 11:15 Weather Monday, D«c. 2€ 8:45 News & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood ll:30 Stu Erwln 12:00 News 12:15 Lunchtlme Theair* 1:00 Miss America. Matinee 2:00 EarJy Show 3:30 Roto and His Friends 4:00 Autry-Rpgers *5:00 Mickey Mouse Club 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Do You Know WW 6:30 Topper 7:00 TV Reader's Digest. 7:30 Voice of Firestone 8:00 Dotty Mack Show 8:30 Medical Horizons 9:00 Mobil Theatre 9:30 Big Town 10:00 News 10:10 Weather 10:15 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10:20 Late Show 11:50 Weather Tuesday, Dec. 27 8:45 News & Weather •' 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Erwln 12:00 News 12:15 Lunchtime Theatre 1:00 Miss America Matinee 2:00 Early Show 3:30 Bozo and His Friends 4:00 Autry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Club 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Warner Bros. "" Presents 7:30 Wyatt Earp 8:00 Celebrity Playhouse 8:30 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal 9:00 Danny Thomas 9:30 Cavalcade Theatre 10:00 News 10:10 Weather 10:15 Pattl Page 10:30 Late Show 12:00 Weather About eight tons of coal are required to produce one ton of magnesium. MOX THEATRE On'W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4G21 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m The.Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! SATURDAY Double Feature 'THE WINDOW" With Bobby Driscoll _ AND — "FLAMING FEATHER" ALSO CARTOON NO Sat. Owl Show this Week CHRISTMAS DAY and MONDAY "THE SEA CHASE" Starring John Wayne & Lane Turner — AND — "It's Always Fair Weather" Starring Gene Kelley & Cyd Charisse ALSO CARTOON ;YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theater/ Out out For Your Patronage, And youi Good will... We hope you find M much pleasure from our greeting to vo%—to we do in extending it: A MERRY CHRISTMAS! SAT. NIGHT 10:30 SUNDAY & MONDAY December 24 - 25 - 26 Santa Found This Letter Unusual MEMPHIS, Term. W)-The following letter to Santa Claus, from a little girl, is a bit unusual. Delivered to radio station WMC, it reads: "Dear Santa, "My mother want som pearls.' My father want a big gray hat size l.Vi. My niest want a colored doll. My niest live with my parents over both holidays." So he told City Prosecutor Roscoe Irvine he would pay NandelPs bus fare home. She boarded the bus Thursday afternoon. Cooney? 'Judge Larsen cut his fine to S9. But with the $21.18 tacked on for Nandell's bus fare, Cooney was out $6.18 more than the $24 fine he thought was too high. brother and I. "Please don't for got the children that doesn't have parnets. "Tell all of the mist fortunate children to have a pleasant Christmas don't be unhappy. Tell them all to read the story about when Jesus was born. Everyone was very happy at Christmas Eve. "I will leave you somethings up under the tree I am not going to tell you what it is I want you to fine out for yourself it want be Ha Christmas Toff* BURLINGTON, N.J.. (*) — flu . Burlington County Bridge Commission came up with it« own Chrlflt* mas present for motorists yesterday. No tolls will be collected Dec. 96 OB either the Tacony-Palmyri or Burlington-Bristol bridge«. right to tell you. ..." Unusual? The child asked nothinc for hw. self. ftffj For aches, pains, vuU, braises, bantt, colds, headaches, bilei and itlnii, t«7 Bob's Gypsy Rub Linimtnt Available at your favorite drug oowltoff C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. REX BEACH'S IMMORTAL LEGEND OF THE YUKON ...thundering with the Battle of Titans! A Univeriol-lnlafnatienol Pktur« slorring_ . CARL BENTON REID • WALLACE FORD • RAYMOND WALBURN eer The management and staff of the Ritz-Roxy-Storvue Theatres express the wish that you will enjoy a most happy holiday season. We hope that the holiday will bring the realization of your fondest ambitions for happiness and friendships! SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature —AND— Also Cartoon Christmas Day and Monday December 25 and 26 ,H DEAN JERR.Y MAKT1N~L£WIS> PARAMOUNT NEWS & CARTOON RITZ GUESTS to see "ARTISTS and MODELS" Mr. and Mrs. Man-in Hall Mrs. Imogene Castile Showing Tues. & Wed. Walt Disney's "The African Lion" To start the New Year... we have coming- PETE KELLY'S BLUES in Cinemascope and Technicolor with Jack Webb and Peggy Lee REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE in Cinemascope and Technicolor with James Dean GOOD MORNING yJSS DOVE in Cinemascope and Technicolor with Jennifer Jones and Robert Slack MR. ROBERTS in Cinemascope and Technicolor with Henry Fonda and James Cagncy THE TENDER TRAP in Cinemascope and Technicolor with Frank Sinatra and Debbie Reynolds TENNESSEE'S PARTNER in Superscopc and Technicolor with Ronald Reagon and John Payne Ritz Theatre

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