The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1953 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 10, 1953
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PAGE TWO nT.YTHEVTTJ.E (ARK.) COURTRR NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10,19M HAL IOYLC COLUMN— London is Romantic, Polite, Gay And a Town You Hate to Leave By HAL IIOYI.E LONDON (AP) — Every town you pass through in your life gives you a feeling of some kind — grim or gay, depressed or happy. The towns you never want to return to are the towns that bored you, not the ones that made you unhappy. But the towns you always want to see again are the ones that give you a lift. And London is thai kind of a|\vi!h the heavy beat of time be- name—the Cheshire Cheese. town. It is more fun In a lag than most towns are in clear sunshine. It has been called "n man's a saying- that the British like "old town," and it makes you feel like j leather and old politicians." And B man. It has a sense of adyen- | they are a bit sentimental about ture nbout it. an air of anything- i all things that wear well, from can-happen. And sinee most every- the tower of London to Sir Win- thing- you can think of has hap-|ston Churchill hind it. Paris is a splendor, Lon- London Is an exciting town, don is a prny grandeur. There is {romantic town, full of the tang and pened here in the past, iv may hap- a town where they don't , again — to you. They might ^ ear down ideas or buildings mere- ly bemuse they arc old. People pen even dlK you up after you had been three years in your grave \\^rc don't think of history only ns and stick your head on a pike, nsj something thai, happened to their the second King Charles did to Ancestors; they feel themselves a Oliver Cromwell- Or they jntcht p a! -t of it, and— in war and peace knight you for being a top jockey, j__uiey are a part of it. History to as they did Sir Gordon Richards, j (npni is ., continuously unrolling carpet which they realize they vitality and love of living, where the past Is never finished or forgotten, and the future still unwinds in hope. It is a bitter-sweet town of fihine and shower where the breed stands firm in any weather, a town I always like to see and always hate to-say goodbye to. This is my love letter to London. A Polite Town It Is the town of the lonsr purpose, and the purpose is to endure. It takes everything: in stride, because for centuries it h;/ expected that its biggest problem will be the unexpected. This is why the British rarely show curiosity | or surprise. It is a polite town, one in which the surest way to lose face is to take undue advantage of your position. The waiter always says, "Thank you," when he brings a fork or a napkin. But if you bawl out a waiter, everyone in the place will look at you as if you had slapped your wife in public. You dQri't bawl out anybody out loud in London—you lower your voice, and put an edge in it. The right, tone does more than a holler. Paris is a high sweet note, bu London is a deep chord, a musi< walk upon in their lifetime, too. Good Walking It is perhaps the best town in all the world to walk in. So many wonderful shopping windows to j look into, so many old winding streets to explore, so many quaint alleys, mews, purlieus, and places LO wander in, toy lanes of wonderland—and a flower box in almost every window to brighten the dull days. Did Robert Browning stroll here, his head a tumult of poetry over Elizabeth Barrett? Why, here is the same tavern off Fleet Street where Samuel Johnson nourished spirit. And what a wonderful Swift Kick In Condenser HOUSTON. Tex. f/P|—The nation's first educational television station. KUHT, was dedicated Monday night at the University of Houston after a disgusted engineer gave the transmitter an unscientific kick. The boot from Chief Engineer W. T. Davis, Jr., seemed to snlve a last- minute, stubborn power failure. The station then operated perfectly for a dedication speech by Frieda B, Hennock, member of the Federal Communications Commission. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Factory Work Comes to Halt Defense Department Waits for Survey By Engineers ny noRDON BROWN WASHINGTON I/PI— An engineer- ings survey Is neinK made of the chemical processes and other operations planned at the Batesville. Ark., punt o! the Mestmore- land Manganese Co. A spokesman [or the Defense Materials Procurement Agency disclosed that the review wos under way. He said construction at the plant will remain halted until the survey is completed. The DMPA spokesman said the! survey is beiuR made by the South-! western KnidneerinK Co., of Los An- celes. and includes all prases of the! Batesville operation, i n c 1 u d I n g ' whether the contemplated end product will meet specifications. i The survey, he emphasized, does not In any sense mean the plant, will not go forward. I "Slnw Down" | "It means." he said, "that a review i and an analysis of the operation is! being marie before the plant pro- j ceeds further. It is a slow down un- j til the information is in." The government and corporation ! entered into a contract last year un- } ccr which the government was to i idvancc about three million dollars j as a loan for construction of * plant at Batesville to process low grade manganese, ore. The oan was to be repaid through delivery of manganese concentrates. Early this year, construction was' SALE OF YARD PLANTS • Petunias • Verbenias • Snap Dragons Reg. 1,50 Per Doz. Your Choice 49 Doz. Cannas and Dahlias Some Potted Reg. 35c each While the ylast St.Joseph ASPIBIN McAdams Greenhouse 206 E. Davis Phone 4549 Construction, the DMPA spokesman said, has not yet been resumed. halted with «ome workers unpaid, i $40,000 In back wages. After some negotiations, the government advanced $15,000 it owed on the contract and advanced another $12,000 with the understanding the company advance a like sum to pay He'said the survey might tequlft several more weeks. (crosomc ^ ... the lasting Gift for the Bridt or Graduate For countless hours of personal happiness . . . timeless beauty and lasting pleasure .. . there is no more wonderful gift than an exquisite Acrosonic by Baldwin. Come in today and let us show you how easily you can buy ihe world's outstanding spinet piano. "Oldest Appliance Dealer in Mississippi County" Appliance Co., Inc. J. W. Adams, Mgr. . 208 W. Main Phone 2071 Arkansan Gets Full Pardon Tennessee Governor Turns Out Clinton Olive NASHVILLE. Tenn. f/p) — A 31 year-old Arkansas cotton f" rmer walked out of the state prison today with a full pardon from Gov. Frank Clement. Clinton Olive broke into the news less than a month ago, when he vol- ' tarily returned to the prison from which he had escaped 10 yours ago while serving a 2-to-lQ year manslaughter sentence. Since fleeing prison, Olive settled down in Arkansas, married and started raising a family. None of his neighbors knew of Olive's past. He rccame a respected member of his community. Faced Music He told officials he decided to return to prison and "face the music" after listening to a sermon on the radio. There was one technical string attached to Olive's freedom, He promised the governor he would register when he returns to Des Arc, Ark., where he works & 600- acre cotton farm. Olive, owner of * new euit the states gives all released prisoners, planned to leave by bus late today for St. Joseph. Tenn., to pick, up his wife and two children. They plan to continue shortly to Des Arc. This was the first pardon approved by Gov. Clement since he took office in January. It was recommended last week by the state Pardons and Paroles Board. Olive's petition was supported by W. D. Turner, the trial judge who sentenced him, together with other leaders in Tennessee and Arkansas. Olive was sentenced for the kill- Ing of a man in Lawrenceburg. Tenn. He still denies committing the crime. 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