The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 19, 1947
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 194T Elizabeth Views Salute for Girl Scout Head F Royal Couple Holds Wedding Rehearsal in Westminster Abbey , By ROBERT M1ISEL (Unite* Pras SUfl Camtpandenl) LONDON, Nov.- 19. (UP) — Princess Elizabeth as excited as any girl on the eve of her marriage, dragged herself out of bed today att*r another lat« party and a few hours' sleep to see her completed wedding dress. There, were 1,200 guests at last night's' party given by the king and queen In honor of Elizabeth and Lieut. Philip Mountbalten. The radiantly happy couple was congratulated by Winston Church- Ill, Prime Minister Clement Attlce and scores of royalty and dtginl- tarles. A friend who spoke to her early this morning as the last dtstln- gueshed guests were leaving Buckingham Palace, quoted her as saying she was "very tired" nnd could not possibly keep any engagements today. But while she slept, a small green van, guarded by the staff of designer Norman Hartnell, arrived at the palace wtlh her wedding dress. She got up earlier than she had planned to sec how It looked The best man, the Marquis of Mllford Haven, will attend with the wedding ring, made of gold from Wales. By tradition, the gold I for royal wedding rings comes ( from Wales. Elizabeth and Philip will spend about an hour on the most exacting part of the ceremony — the 100-yard walk from the great West door of Westminister to the altar. King George VI may give his future son-in-law a title today. By birth. Philip is a prince of Greece, but he relinquished that title and became plnln Philip Mountbatten when he took out British citizenship last spring. The Star predicted he would be made Duke of Edinburgh, a royal title vacant since 1900. The Evening .News sold h e would be made Duke of Edinburgh or Duke of ! Clarance, the latter vacant since 1892. Philip can never be king. Income to Be Decided The labor government \vlll ask Parliament today to set up a select committee to consider what flnan clal provisions should be made for the bride and bridegroom, In view of King George VTs annpuncc- ment yesterday Slat he would support them for two years out of his savings. The Hous* of Commons had been .expecting It would have to pass a special bill to grant them around $250,000 a year. The select com' mlttee will decide when the country ahould take over the support of the '"lljjal^couple and how much Com- : •• ihoctxahould be asked to approve ' The 500-pound wedding cnke arrived at Buckingham Palace during the morning with five men fo: protection and handling. That wai three more men than It took to bring the wedding dress, which Is supposed to be highly secret. Hotels and theaters reported nightlife boom with champagne flowing more freely than In years Some hotels marked the occasion with dishes. The swank Qrosvenor concocted '1* Blanc De Volallle A La MBuntbatten." which turned out to be'chicken, and "L* Poire Senior Girl Seoul Betty Heigart, l(i, ot AJhuinljra, Calii., salutes and congratulates Mrs. C. Viuighnn Ferguson, of Schenectady, N. Y., after the (otter's re-election as tiniionjil president ot the Girl Scouts of America at organization's 29lh convention in Long Beach, Caiit. de Cornice Princess Elizabeth" — pear dessert. Madame Tuisaucrs wax *Vorks reported Mountbatten had approved the placing of Ills Image in Its gallery of fame but had requested that It leave off the hnlr oil. "be- i cause I don't use it myself," One thousand tlrst-ald experts; will be assigned to i>ost.s around Vest minister Abbey tomorrow. Racial Friction Avoided* In Pint Blutf Election PINE BLUFF, Ark., Nov. 19. (UP) — Democratic Party leaders In Pine Bluff reported to peaceful means to thwart racial friction In yesterdays city primary. As a. result a record number of Nogrocs voted, and a vigorous opponent of Negro voting was defeated. Coy M. Nixon defeated John f. Hooker for city Judge by. a vote of 15G1 to 1176. Hooker had 1 charged that Nixon was being supported by tile National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Negroes were temporarily blocked from voting In city's Fourth Ward,' when a dispute arose as to whether they actually lived /within the boundaries of the ward. However, Democratic committee officials arrived on the scene wtlh a city map, nnd Koine 500 negroes were allow- to vote. Records show 5000 Negroes have purchased ]»11 tax receipts in Jefferson county, compared with 15,000 purchased by whites, son, Gill said the new high for the area Is 13,100. Meanwhile, he said, unemployment Is at a record low of 3800. The administrator said he exix-ctcd a number of lay-offs following the seasonal rush. 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