The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1955 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 24, 1955
Page 14
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BATUKDAY, DECEMBER M. »8I»_ AMMO* *6 Celebrate OKLAHOMA CITY Wl - Ethel Hammett, an employe in the state supreme court clerk's office, has four reasons to celebrate tomorrow. Not only Is it Christmas, but it's her birthdny, her mother's birthday, and her parent's wedding Christmas Blessings To All... A* of «K staff joins with its in wishing you The Many Blessings of Christmas Happiness ... CURT'S BAKERY May the sanctity of Christmas bring new peace of mind to all! W. L WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Gleneoe Bldg. Phone 3-4360 CHRISTMAS GREETINGS |N THE SPIRIT OF FRIENDLINESS AND GOOD CHEER.WF. THANK YOU FOR YOUR MANY FAVORS AND SINCERELY WISH YOU AN OLD-FASHIONED YULET1DE ARKANSAS PAINT & GLASS CO. Eisenhowers Plan Quiet Observance In White House By DOl'GL.AS H. CORNELL WASHINGTON (AP) — A quiet family day without any official appointments made up President Eisenhower's schedule today as tie prepared to spend his first Christmas — and probably the entire holiday period — in the While House. j > Tile idea of ii trip south imme-1 White has calied an ideal and cooperative patient has sone ihe siclvice of his doctors. PITM- uiately after Christinas apparent is out, even thouuh Eisenhower's leaded it. The Pres- dential press secretary James Haperty was asked why. Hagerty said he didn't kno'.v that the President is not comph- ine or will not comply with the ; program the physicians have o::'- j lined. But he said there are no physicians and seek a warmer eii-! pi ans - 0 announce now on a southern tourney. In response to further questions. That u'as in a telegram to prest-: i-iaeerty said there are "no en!- (ient Joe Pituier of the Chamber j Agencies" tvins Eisenhower to his oi Commerce at Key West. Fla.j d( ,.; k although he does have "COTI- Pinder had invited him to come] ^jderabie work" remaining on the down to former President Harry] SIatc O f ihe Union and other me-. S. Truman's favorite vacation spotj snces !o Congress. Hagerty con- AILING—The g ev Bernard R. liubbard, famed "glacier priest" of Alaska, is reported in seri, ous condition after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage in Newark, N.Y. Father Hubbard, 67, earned his nickname for his study and numerous explorations of Alaska. He's shown above taking movies on one of those explorations. 10 rest and relax in "the best climate in the nation." Sugsfsted Warmer Climate Dr. Paul Dudley White, the Bos-j ton heart .specialist who examined ceded this work could he drr.e somewhere else as well as here. With Grandchildren Tomorrow th? President and •s. Eisenhower will look on \vh:!e Eisenhower at Gettysburg last lhrcc , sprightly grandchildren open Saturday, recommended that he presents. Then they will attend 11 visit a warmer place for two weeks] am E sT services at National and get more in outdoor exercise Presbyterian Church — the first in this period of his convalescence] services for the President since from a heart attack. ; his Sept 24 heart attack. So far as is known., this is rtie counting in-laws and first time the man whom Cardinal Arrives In West Korea WESTERN FRONT. Korea Francis Cardinal Spellman, Roman Catholic archbishop of New. York, arrived by helicopter today to celebrate Christmas Eve mass for American soldiers 10 miles from the Korean truce line. The cardinal stepped from the helicopter into the cold mist of a frosty afternoon after (lying over hang in the south to spend his the snow-powdered hills from Po- fifth consecutive Christmas among the GIs. He was welcomed by Maj. Gen. S B. Mason, commander of the U.S. 24th Infantry Division, and proceeded to 19th Regiment headquarters where he will celebrate tmtss. At pohang the cardinal left donation for the Little Flower Orphanage which cares for 230 Korean children and which has been supported by U.S. Marines since 1951. SI Three Nuns Die in Fire At Monastery NORTH GUILFORD, Conn. W Three Dominican nuns died last night when fire destroyed Our Lady of Grace monastery in an isolated section of this town. A fourth among the nearly 50 cloistered nuns was injured and Hospitalized with a possible frac- MHtt, U.I1U.K iu««. »-, u. c w «u« tured leg. The others escaped un- house Even Mrs. Barbara Eisen- harmed and were sheltered at Al- hower. who presented the Presi-) bertus Magnus College, New Ha- dent and First Lady with another granddaughter only last Wednesday, will be there. Because of the President, it will be a merrier Christmas, too, for 43 convicted - -„ - - - .,"?at: Dr - nephew and great niece, 18 mem-i bers and four generations of the family will gather for the tradi- , tionai turke;. and trimmincs I Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. in the ! state dininsj room at the white Christmas, criminals. To 42 of them, most of whom already had served their sentences he granted pardons yesterday restoring their civil rights. For one, John Vigneault of Manchester, N. H,. who was convicted of murder while in the armed forces in Germany, he commuted a death sentence to 55 years in prison. The President also declared ven. Brother Paul Gilbert, in attendance at the monastery, which was founded in 1947, said the blaze was believed to have started in the main building, a converted frame farmhouse, from a shore circuit in the electrical wiring. Firemen were thwarted by the lack of water. Brother Paul, said that firemen, long after the blaze had burned itself out, found the bodies of three nuns huddled in a portion of the main structure near a chapel where a constant vigil was kept by nuns who recited a perpetual ro- flooded areas of California a "ma- sary and said prayers for the bene- jor disaster" area and authorized fit of mankind. said he could not identify unlimited federal assistance to relieve distress there. • (Continued from Page 1) William M. Fechteler In Naples, Southern NATO commander-inch ief, who told his forces: "I am deeply grateful for your important contribution in the past year toward the NATO mission of preserving peace and freedom in the world." Gen, Anthony C. McAuliffe. i:omm:imier of the U.S. Army in F.uvoyjc, said in si message to hi? troops: "During this .sca.son we are fai irom our hnmrs. This is but one of the many sacrifices.we must make as we stand on the frontiers of do in Of racy. I!, is hero that we defend and maintain peace for our country and for men of good will." Took Mother At Her Word MIAMI. Pla. OP» — Mrs. John Klefeker yesterday told her three children—John Jr., 4, Paul. 3, and Ruth, 2— that they could help trim their small Christmas tree. John Jr. promptly left the room., He came back in a few minutes I brandishing a pair of scissors and announced that he had already j trimmed the tree all by himself. He had. Al the branches were nipped right off the trunk. He them. The chapel was a converted stable, inspired, Brother Gilbert said, by the stable at Bethlehem where Jesus Christ was born. The monatsery, one of 20 similarly cloistered communities in the United States, was founded in 1947 by the Rev. Mother Mary of Jesus Crucified, was granted enclosure in February, 1951. The nuns were of an order Which devote their lives to prayers for the benefit of mankind. CHRISTMAS (Continued from Page » next five days. The annual Christmas midnight mass also will be broadcast I'rom ihe Vatican (at 6 p.m. EST). The Pope has a brightly lighted Christmas tree, a gift from Germany. in his npaviment. He receives the trfe each year from a friend of the days when the pontiff was apostolic nuncio in Berlin and Munich during World War I. Two American church leaders- one Protestant and the other Roman Catholic— took the Christmas message to American military forces far from home. Francis Cardinal Spellmnn, archbishop of New York, was in South Korea with U.S. Navy Secretary Charles Thomas. Dr. Eugene Carson Blake of Philadelphia, president of the National Council of Churches was spending the Christmas weekend at Air Force Base at Thule. Greenland, on the edge of the polar icecap. On the European comment, almost every U.S. military unit gave holiday parties or help to thousands of orphans, needy children, and refugees. The Army estimated 70.000 children were entertained at pre-Chrlstmas festivities in Germany alone. To Iron Curtain Similar parties were planned by Americans in France, Italy, and elsewhere. Radio Free Europe broadcast Christmas messages to the Iron Curtain countries. One from President Eisenhower told those forced to live in the satellite countries he wanted them to 'mow "that the American people recognize the trials under which you are suffering; join you In your concern for the restoration of individual freed. ms and political liberty: and share your faith that right in the end win prevail to bring you once again among the free nations of the world." Adlai E. Stevenson. 1953 Democratic presidential candidate, told the satellite countries that "no man is finally free until ?.ll mankind is free. No nation is truly at peace until all nations in our world dwell together in brotherhood. ... We in America will continue to work lor the time when peace is joined to justice and both are wed to freedom for all peoples of the earth." Messages also were broadcast from former President Herbert Hoover. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. New York Gov. A v e r e H Hflrriman, and Mrs Franklin D. Roosevelt. Chile Minister Quits SANTIAGO, cnnc dlt — Interior Minister Osvaltio Koch resigned to- clny. Koch, n son-in-law of President Carlos Ibnncz. said he was quItUng the post for "reasons of health." The Leaning Tower of Pisa, built as a bell tower, rarely is used for its original purpose lest the vibrations should increase the tilt. REBUILDING (Continued from Page 1) road scrapers had gone past. The Ferndale bottoms, a rich dairy area near the mouth of the river, was almost completely under water. Only lonesome farm houses could be seen on top of the sea of brown. Ferndale was isolated, approa'ch- es to Its bridge swept away. IN OFFICE Seven men riled while serving as vice president of the United States: Oeorsc Clinton, Elbridgs Gerry, William King, Henry Wilson, Thomas Hendrlcks, Qarrett Hobnrt, and James Sherman. §tar-bright, .. Our wish to you— •"** That Christmas Stars j' make your wishes : '. come true! BUD WILSON MOTORS, Inc. 101 W. Walnut Santa Letter Was Prayer to God LOUISVILLE. Ky. i7Pi-~-The woman addressed the letter to Sant;. Clans but put her faith in God. The letter, sent by (he mother ot two boys, one 4 and one 6. asked for a Christina.*; gift of "just, one toy npiece and some oranges for Uie children. The woman said her husband is unable to work and thai, the family is on state relief. She ended the letter by writing; "This is more of a prayer to God Mian a letter to the postoffice dead- Ictter box." A group of postoffice employes sriid the family would have its Christmas kilts. Judge Forgives Girl's Shoplifting PINEVILLE, Ky..(/Pl —'Juvenile Judffe Maurice Tribell forgave the 11-year-old girt who did a little shoplifting. He filed away the shoplifting charge yesterday after the girl told !nm slie had been "bad" and that JILT father had threatened not to t^ivc her any Christmas presents. So, she said, she wont to a vn- rh'iy stove nnrt filled her shopping bag with trinktets "lo make sure ot gutting something for Christ' mas," It took Christopher Columbus 71 days to reach America. THI OIVT Of Brighten the life of * hard-<i4' hmriiw friund ff tovtMl on« lor <*fe 160! Vm* i* phoiw fcxtair ferVnuiMe Mormtfcn. Hi •» Mr ... to thotHMM MRS. H. r,. HAIU* 1)10 W. Walnut Thnne J-4441 And, we add our greetings, too — to tell all our many friends — our good t* wishes for a very pleasant holiday! w In the joyous spirit of the season, we are grateful of the opportunity to again express our appreciation for yow friendly patronage. ... O'Bryant's Jewelry Main & Second G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. FUEL OIL A l Sell That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 Viiit Conny't Conoco Service, Ash t> Division The Cheery Christmas Bells ring out our sincere thanks for your wonderful friendship and patronage, and say, "MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!" LEON ROBERTSON RADIO & TV

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