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TUESDAY, JTOTG 88, 10SS BLYTHIVILLB (ARK.) COURIER rxoi nv» Hollywood's Best Bogie Man Wants to Give up Scare £o/es By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Jack Palance, the most sensational movie menace in many years, wants to give up scaring people. The squarely built coal miner's son and former prizefighter made a solid impression with film fans when he played a murderous game of hide-and-seek with Richard Widmark in "Panic in the Streets." He landed an Oscar nomination for trying to bump off Joan Crawford in "Sudden Fear." He's a hit now in his role of attempting the same for A 1 a n Ladd in "Shane." "I want to get away from sadis- 'tic killers," he remarks. "When I go home at night, I get the feeling that people are following me." I think he's jesting on that score. But he isn't kidding about wanting to escape the tight-lipped gunmen. He admits that such characters are showy and attract much attention. "But I don't want to get typed as a sadistic killer," he said. "I like being an actor, and I know you have to get varied roles to gler." Nice clamoring. He says his fan mall supports his theory. He gets a lot of letters to the effect of "Don't let them type you in pictures." Right now he's getting his wish. He has Joan Fontaine and Corinne Calvet clamoring for him In "Plight to Tangier." Nice Clamoring. Palance's career is following the pattern established by a number of film greats. Humphrey Bogart started in film's as the gangster Duke Mantee in "Petrified Forest" and spent years trying to get on the right side of the law. He finally made it. Clark Gable also started t. as a dame-slapping bad guy, then Four-Day Truce for Mrs. R. NEW YORK (let — The matter of Barbara (Bobo) Rockefeller's continued occupancy of her estranged husband's Park Avenue apartment may be settled today. The 36-year-old Mrs. Rockefeller, who moved with their son into the apartment over the weekend, told newsmen yesterday that attorneys had arranged a four-day truce ending today. Under this truce, she said, she had been allowed unrestricted use of the apartment until sometime today. "Mrs. Rockefeller held a news conference to explain her sudden arrival in the apartment. She came here with her 4-year-old son, Winthrop Paul, from an Indiana farm. She said she was trying to preserve the marriage for the sake of the • boy. There were suggestions she might have to move with the boy. and a woman friend who accompanied her, into a hotel after today. However, Mrs. Rockefeller herself was somewhat vague on just what might happen. Rockefeller, 40. has had no comment on the apartment occupancy, j He is in Little Rock, Ark. mellowed into leading man parts. James Cagney ("Public Eene- my"), Edward G. Robinson ("Little Caesar"), George Raft ("Scarface") and Richard Widmark ("Kiss of Death") also got their start to film fame on their criminal records. Spencer Tracy was an early-talkies gangster and even Robert Taylor got his start in a "Crime Doesn't Pay" short. Crime apparently does pay for actors, put only for getting an impressive sendoff in films. Not So Menacing Palance appears less menacing in person than he does in films. When we lunched, he didn't smoke, drank two glasses of milk and spoke in quiet, well-modulated tones. He is handsomer offscreen, his face being more rugged and not as severe-looking as in his pictures. We were joined by his lovely- wife Virginia, with whom he has acted on TV. She reported he was devoted to their two children, Holly, 3, and Brook, 17 months, and never carried on the way he does in the movies. Except once when he broke two windows with his fist in their New York apartment. Palance interrupted his college studies at the Universitv "t N—-'h Carolina to enter the ring as a professional boxer. ._s ,. ring career (20 fights, 18 wins) was in turn interrupted by the Air Force. When he got out of the service, he returned to school, this time at Stanford. That's when he turned actor. $135 a Week Among his early experiences was understudying Anthony Quinn in road company of "A Streetcar Named Desire." His salary was $135 a week, which seemed immense to him. His parents in Lattimer, Penn., had the same reaction. "I think that was the first time they approved of my becoming an actor," he recalled. "My father had never earned more than $70 a week in the mines—and for doing hard work." Quinn turned out to be a hardy soul, and Palance only replaced him twice during the play's run. He then shifted to New York to understudy Marlon Brando. On the week end he arrived, he was told Brando had broken his nose in a fight. Palance played the role for a month and was then on his way to big things. DOG'S A MAN'S BEST FRIEND-Cnuckie McD, mell, of Denver, Col., believes the old-time adage after his cocker spaniel leaped from a 15-foot balcony in a vain attempt to stop Chuckie from, running into the path of a moving car. Both boy and dog suffered broken legs and now each wears a plaster of Paris cast as a mark of their devotion to each other. After Eight Years, Gil more Brings Wife Home Government Workers Fired .WASHINGTON yp) — Sen. Byrd (D-Va)' reported today that the number of civilian workers on government payrolls decreased 120,395, or about 5 per cent, during the past 11 months. Of the decline, he said a i educ- tion of 81,516 had come between January, when the Eisenhower administration took over, and May. Byrd' is chairman of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Non- Essential federal Expenditures. He said government, workers numbered 2,478.993 at the end of Maj. Audible Vibration! Vibrations audible to the human ear range from 16 to 30 vibrations per second for the lowest tones, and up to 30,000 vibrations per second for the highest pitched tones. MOSCOW (/Pi — Eddy Gilmore, Associated Press correspondent in the Soviet Union since 1941, left Moscow by plane today for Finland, en route to the United States. He was accompanied by his Russian-born wife and two small daughters. On the same plane with the Gil- mores were another American and his Russian wife, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tucker, and Mrs. Ethel Balas- hova, a U. S. citizen, and her two daughters by a Russian father. The Soviet Union gave Mrs. Gilmore, Mrs. Tucker and the Balas- hova children permission to leave early this month in the first such Russian action in recent years. Subsequently the Soviet government announced it would give exit visas to four more Russian wives of Americans living in Moscow. Tucker, whose father lives in Kansas City, has been with the U. S. Embassy here since May, 1944. He and his wiEe were married in 1946. Mrs. Balashova's legal residence is Los Angeles, where her mother, Mrs. Louis Babin, lives. She married Alexander Balashova in 1939 but they were divorced in 1946 when a Soviet court gave her custody of the children, Elena, now 13, and Alice, 11. Giimore has been succeeded here by Thomas P. Whitney, a member of AP's Moscow stajf for six years, who now becomes "acting chief of bureau in Moscow. The AP has announced in New York that it hopes to arrange soon assignment of another American to its Moscow staff. Mrs. Giimore and the correspondent were married in 1943. With him, she and their daughter Vicki then , visited England and the U.S.fr- in the summer of 1946. The family returned to Moscow in September of that year. A second daughter, Susanna, was born after their return to Russia. Members of the American Embassy staff and many diplomatic representatives of other countries were at the airport to see the three families off, all en route to the U. S. Hospital Money is Restored WASHINGTON Wl — Some $226.793 was restored to Arkansas' share of a federal appropriation for hospital construction by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week end. The Committee restored a 10- million dollar cut made b ythe House in funds for the federal grants. The House allowed 50 millions, while the Senate would grant 60 millions for construction under the Hill-Burton Act. Under the Senate bill, Arkansas would receive $1,322.676. compared with House figure of $1,095,883. Automotive Hint Speed has n great deal more effect on oil consumption than any possible change in the type of oil. The average car driven continuously at GO miles an hour uses 10 times as much oil as it does at 130 nftles an hour. Bead Courier news Classified Acis RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUBS & WED I'LL GET YOU George Raft Sally Gray THURSDAY Maggie & Jiggs Out West With Job Yule Rennie Riano George McManus Cartoonist King Arthur Settles Down On Estate LEESBURO, Va. (If) ,— Arthur Godfrey settled down on his «- pansive Northern Virginia «t»t« today to live the life of * country squire for awhile. The 49-year-old entertainer fl«w here suddenly yesterday after check' Ing out unnoticed from the Boston hospital in which he had been resting .since a serious hip operation May 15. In his private plane, piloted by Frank Lavigna, Godfrey put down at Lecsburg Airport just before nightfall and immediately went to his nearby 350-acre estate, Beacon Hill Farm. He'll take It easy for awhile, but late in July or early August probably will resume his radio broad casts — and perhaps his television shows. He was whisked away from Bos ton's Massachusetts Hospital so quickly yesterday that many hospital officials were unaware of his departure. "Mr. Godfrey was just discharged, paid his bill and left," said one hospital official. 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