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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY. FEBRUARY, 14, 1»M Split in Big Studio Votes Makes Crosby, Garland Oscar Favorites By JAMES BACON HOLLYWOOD (AP) — An all-important factor — a split in the big studio vote — today made Oscar favorites of Bing Crosby, Judy Garland and the picture "The Country Girl." The nominations were witnessed Saturday night throughout the nation over NBC-TV, which will telecast the Academy Award finals March 30. Prior to the nominations, Crosby the tipsy, has-been actor of "Th Country Girl," and Marlon Bran do, the punchy pug of "On the Wa terfront," were rated neck-and neck favorites. But the nominations presente_ Brando solid opposition", from within his own studio. Humphrey Bogart, Capt. Queeg of "The Caint Mutiny," also was nominated. Both "Waterfront" and "Caine" are Co lumbia pictures. Many Follow Line Although academy voters try tc forget old school loyalties in the selections, it is only human that many of them vote according to their studio's product. That gives Crosby a slight edge in the top actor classification be cause he is Paramount's only en try. Apparently the studio is behind him to a man, which woulc explain the surprise absence o; William Holden from the nominees. Holden costarred with Crosby in "Country Girl." The other top actor nominees are James Mason ("A Star Is Born"; and Dan O'Herlihy ("The Adven tures of Robinson Crusoe"). A split studio vote, which may help Sing, could also work against Grace Kelly for the same picture. Audrey Hepburn, nominated for "Sabrina," is also a Paramount entry. Miss Kelly and Miss Garland also have been neck-and-rieck favorites. Other potent contenders are Jane Wyman ("The Magnificent Obsession") and Dorothy Dandridge ("Carmen J o n e s"). Miss Dandridge is the first Negro ever nominated for the top feminine Oscar. May Split Vote "The Caine Mutiny" and "On the Waterfront" may split the Columbia vote for the best picture award. And again "Country Girl" is the only Paramount entry. The other two nominees are i'Three Coins in a Fountain" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.'' Columbia probably will kill itself off in the supporting acting group with four of the five nominees. "Waterfront" has three of them — Rod Stelger, Lee J. Cobb and Karl Maiden. Tom Tully, first skipper of the USS Caine, is another Columbia entry. This leaves clear sailing for Edmond O'Brien, a procuring press agent of "The Barefoot Contessa." Katy Jurado, first Mexican- FOR THE MAILMAN - The Saar postal officials recently issued this stamp honoring postmen. The "Stamp Day 1955" commemorative issue shows a rural letter carrier •with the Illingen, a Saar parochial church, in b.-"'-~"oi>"'' REAL COOL SEAT, MAN—Don't complain about the cold- think of engineer Tom Tomlinson. who works in a 65-degree- below-zero- "cold box.". He's testing a new. simplified pilot's ejection seat at ftepublic Aviation's laboratory in Farmingdale, N. Y. The frosted dummy represents the average pilot's weight, and the seat is checked under various temperature and climatic conditions to make sure it will operate at all altitudes, in every part of the world. The new seat hugs the pilot, if necessary shftots him fr6m the plane and opens chute for any parachute drop. HOLLAND NEWS By MM. VorU Workman Holland Parent-Teachers Association will meet Tuesday at 2:30 p,m. in the music room. Founders Day will be observed ,nd a silver offering taken for the PTA scholarship fund. Superintendent Kinder will briefly discuss the Cooler-Holland reorganization. The Holland Men's Club met Thursday night with the Holland and Cooler school board members as guests. President Pinnell Capehart presided. Thomas Allbritton of Steele spoek to the club on how to select a Scoutmaster. Question and answer sheets concerning the reorganization of Holland and Cooter school districts were passed out and a general discussion was held. Refreshments of sandwiches, coffee, and cakes were served by Charles Cohoon and Joe Coleman. The Culbertson Homemafc- ers Club met Thursday with Mrs. A. H. Webb and With 16 members present. Mrs. C. Johnson and small daughter ot Memphis were guests. Mrs. Carl Reid, president, pre- Closed Vault Proves Hot SALT LAKE CITY l.fl — Water Department computer Willard Spence was in the safe at his office when the heavy door swung shut, slammed by a painter. The secretary, who was supposed to have the combination, couldn't find it. She called a former employe who knew the com- j bination. But he wasn't home. After more fumbling and fuming— 20 minutes of it in all—the combination was found and the alright safe opened. "It was hot in there," said Spence as he walked out, red ~aced. sided. Mrs. Sam Kenley, sons leader, led the opening with two group songs. Roll call was answered by each member giving an old fashioned custom that might be useful today. The lesson was "Family Living." After the lesson, Mrs. Cletls Bailey, game leader, led the group.in several games. Refreshments carrying out a Valentine theme were served by Mrs. Webb, hostess, and consisted of a salad. plate and heart-shaped cakes with pink coconut icing, coffee and soft, drinks. Following.refreshments the group sang for a while with Mrs. Johnson at the piano. The Intermediate Training Union of the Baptist Church held a social last Tuesday night. The evening .was spent in playing games. Those with the highest grades during January were announced, these being Billy Judy Jones and Meredith Lahue. The Valentine theme was carried out in the decorations and in the plates and napkins during refreshments. Superintendent Kinder, Holland March of Dimes chairman, announced Tuesday that at that time' Holland had collected $753.47 of a| $1,17! quota. Mrs. Chester Higdon has been In the Hayti hospital for the last sev eral days undergoing treatmen and checkups. John Cohoon, Howard Smith Donnle Crawford and Sam Work man drove to Memphis Saturday night to see the basketball garni between Ole Miss and Kentucky. Sandra, Linda and Keith, chll dren of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Sam ford, are confined In the Hayti hos pital. Sam Ward is still in critical con dition at Chickasawba Hospital a Blytheville. Relatives of "Red" Wilson re ceived word last week that he Is very ill at Peoria, m., suffering from heart trouble. Mrs. Eay Crews and Mrs. B. C Tennyson were out of school las' week because of illness. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Carnall ant daughters. Shirley and Glenda, left Wednesday for California. They plan to stop enroute in Texas to visit their daughter, Mrs. Pau: Flores. Mrs. Carmen Johnson and daugtv ter were guests in the home o: Really "SOCKS" RHEUMATIC, ARTHRITIC PAIN Thousand* ire grateful for the way the salicylate action of C-2223 speeds relief to rheumatic, arthritic, muscle pain. Many call it "the old reliable," use it time and again to enjoy more pleasant periods of greater comfort! Price of first bottle back if not uttafied. Get C-2223. born actress ever nominated, is a tight favorite among supporting actresses. She played Spencer Tracy's Indian wife in "The Broken Lance." Jan Sterling and Claire Trevor, both of "The High and the Mighty," may hurt each other. The other two nominees are Eve Marie Saint ("On the Waterfront") and Nina Foch ("Executive Suite"). Bucs Prcxy to Wed COLUMBUS, Ohio HI — John W. Galbreath, Columbus real estate man and president of the Pittsburgh Pirates, says he will leave oday for Florida to marry Mrs. Dorothy Firestone, widow of Rus;ell Firestone, son of the founder if Akron's Firestone Tire and Rubier Co. Galbreath, a widower, said rte wedding will be Thursday. 'Typewriting' Deputy Hired SALISBURY, Md. Iffi — Wicomico County has the first woman deputy sheriff in Its history. She does type- writin', not gun-totin'. Sheriff Jesse R. Pollitt said Mrs. Elizabeth Barbon has been sworn in as a deputy so she could legally serve papers which must go through the sheriff's office, where she works as secretary. Big Appetite Gives Him Away OKLAHOMA CITY tf) — A men- al patient who escaped from Central State Hospital in Norman took a cab driver for a ride but was trapped when the driver decided his appetite was too large. The cabbie told police he picked »ij the escapee in a Norman tav- j ern and drove him the 20 miles' to j Oklahoma City. The bill came to S8. The patient said he wanted to stop at a restaurant. He ordered six eggs. With that, the cab driver called police. The hospital was notified when the man told officers, "I'm crazy and don't have any money." To give new flavor to dried prunes, add a few whole cloves while theyte cooking, or cook j them in grape juice. Kentucky celebrates the birthday of Franklin Delano Roosevelt as u holiday. Can't Get Kid of ")ld Piano Found TOKYO (/Pi—A piano, believed to . ie the first ever brought to Japan, f IRS been found in a storeroom j vhere it wns placed more than 100 i •ears ago, Kyodo news service re- iorted today. The agency said an nscription indicated it was import- j d about 1828, apparently from Hoi- [ and. i Achy WITH A COLD? DO 7"H/S FAST — for fast relinf. Take St. Joseph Aspirin. You're always assured of quick comfort with St. Joseph. 200 tablets 79(, 100,49^, 12 tablets 10e. Why pay more? St.Joseph ttCPIPHj" sFree Book! Then You'd Bctti Send For This Ointments fail you? Other "home" remedies can't give real relief? You've "tried 'em all" and piles, or fistula, or other rectal pain still tortures you? Then you do need this book from America's leading pile and general rectal clinic. Tells you what to do—and why. Write for Your Free Copy of "RECTAL and COLON DISEASES" Thornton Minor Hospital, Suite 272 911 E. Limvood Kansas City 9, Mo. When Uncle Sam Wants To Know About Your Expenses... It's Comforting To Know ' You Have Our Cancelled Checks Our Chime Clock Plays: "Lord, thru this hour Be Thou our guide So by Thy power No foot shall slide." —Oldest Bank In Mississippi County— The Farmers Bank & Trust Co, TIME TRIED — PANIC TESTED Member Federal Reserve System and F. D. I. C. COMING SOON Bob Logan Announces a Beautiful New Porcelain Enamel Texaco Service Station Now Under Construction (Station Will Be Leased Locally) at the Corner of Ash and Division Tour With Texaco ... Let us heat your home and power your farm USED TRACTORS MOST ALL MAKES and MODELS We have the tractor for you.' Come in today and have a look. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. " The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" N. Highway 61' Ph.2-2412 Mr«. A. H. Webb lut *« k .. wh "» Mr. Webb was away attending » soil conservation meeting In California. '/tdmes O. B. Smith, Homer Smith and Witt Smith attended a meeting in Caruthersville Thursday pertaining to the keeping ol farm and home records for the extension club work this year. Mrs. Kenneth Ellis and daughter of De Soto are spending two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McDaniel. Mrs. Ellis is the former Loreata McDaniel. Mrs. Nannie Porter returned Thur«d»y from Memphl* wh*r« ih« had sptnt thr«« werti with h«r daughter, Jantt, and fttnlly. J in- et's hiubind had undertone two operations while Mrt. Porter wn there, one for i ruptured dUe and the other for an tajurtd arm and elbow muscle. Mr. and Mri. Finis Holmet and children of Marlon, 111., spent th« weekend with Mr. and Mrt. Noblt Capehart and viilted oth«r relatives while here. Mr, and Mr«. Rutseil Bunch an visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bill Erlcksw In Miami. GREYHOUND. FREQUENT LOW COST SERVICE BUSES DAILY TO ST. LOUIS Leave :- 3:37 A.M. 3:30 P.M. 8:30 A.M. 5:14 P.M. 10:30 A.M. 11:00 P.M. 8 BUSES DAILY TO MEMPHIS Leave:—3:45 A.M. 8:30 A.M. 9:30 A.M. 11:35 A.M. 3:00 P.M. 5:50 P.M. 8:55 P.M. 10:30 P.M. St. Louis $5.85 Memphis $1.90 Plus U. S. Tax. Big EXTRA savings on round-trip ticket*. GREYHOUND BUS DEPOT 109 N. Fifth WE HAVE MOVED! 112 S. FIRST ST. INGRAM BUILDING Phone 3-8802 All Merchandise was totally destroyed during the recent fire. Nothing was Salvaged! COMPLETELY NEW STOCK Sales & Service for: • ROYAL TYPEWRITERS • VICTOR ADDING MACHINES • McCASKEY CASH REGISTERS Whitley Office Supply Come in-Phone 3-8802-or Writt COMPLETE LINE OF OFFICE* SUPPLIES

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