The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1951 · Page 28
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 28

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PAGE TWENTY-EIGHT 'Part's Escorts You;' Lonely Men Can Tour City with Girl Guides BLVTHEV1LLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS B]r ROSETTE HARGROVE (NEA Slut! Correspondent) PARIS, Dec. 15. (NEA)— Sohuylcr /ones, ah American on a business trip to Paris, had tour hours to «par*' lor sightseeing, Whal he wanted to sec, however, was Paris off the beaten tourist track, and he wanted company. A telephone call to a new organi- sation called "Paris Escorts You' solved his problem. In a little while Jones was roaming the city with Chaiital Dupont, a 2S-ycar-old native of Paris. He saw the Eiffel tower, like n»y tourist, and p couple of museums •—and he also rode the funicular up to Montmnrtre and saw the twist- Ing streets of Chantal'B "homo town" as few casual visitors see it. Four hours later, he bought Chantal a. farewell drink (she had vermouth with plenty ol sot!a>, paid her escort fee of about $12. Having fulfilled the "Paris Escorts You 1 slogan of "preferable to chance acquaintance, better than the average guide, almost as cood as a friend," Chantal went home to cook dinner for her husband. Girls Are Heady Chantal Is one of 11 girls ready to show the town to lonely visitors, a service dreamed up this year by Rene Pinhas, 35, a former professor who got the idea during & visit to Chicago. His escort service Is aimed nt men who come to Paris on business, who have few If any social contacts with French people, do not speak the language, and find themselves at loose ends when they have time to spare. "All a prospective client has to MUSKUM-On four-hour ,oi,r with "Parl, EKort* Vou" !,,,s(«, Cliantal liujwrl, American S.lmjlcr Jon« .(rolled through Museum of Mo,l<. rn A rl. They »| S(1 loured XreeU of Montmartre TOPS ALL—Set.- Hen Elliott ot Philadelphia, Pa., wounded veteran of: the Korean fighting and now a patient at Walter Eeed Hospital, Washington, D. C., created hit own fancy bonnet bi an amateur hat-designing contest G.I. patients at the hospital held • fashion show to display their creations. The contest was spon- . •ored by the Ladles Auxiliary o( | the Jewish War Veterans, dn " savq Pini.ic »i * i ,. j the kind of £ son he's ta*ta, to what he wants to see ,™w m S time he has, nnd I'll do the re™" ^ . ' a ° lne «•«• **> lar > "« 9 1Icnt;i have Included as many Frenchmen as foreigners, with Dutch, Belgians, Scandlnav- Inns and Americans, In that order, topping the non-French list. They pay 1000 francs (not quite $3) per hour for a minimum of three hours, and a maximum of O francs for five hours or mors -plus meals and other expenses. Students Include,) The escort*, ranging from 30 to *™*****^ sec- women '«*- f^" •* nd ' east hit f > "T^ A " " fe a1 ™t S ' S P ho< " *"<""*'<*. musl *Penk at least one foreign language, and are thoroughly screened for hobbles, accomplishments and nio> al references. A tailored black suit Ls then- ,,ni form, and a cocktaTdr™ if S u " cic " 1 ' or night life, since few visit ors to Pnrls bother with evening drcss except for official parties A '°"g with other requirement; ""= glrk must be willing to travel f |™« <"" subway if 'the c)ie,,t fs drink ' Cy milsL shun st I!,' Big Writing Job FT. MADISON, la., m_Take it from a pair o f ,*.„ and „ writing twins: the first seven million words are the hardest. , Each day each sister writes more thnn 7,000 words and figures to test writing equipment manufactured by the W. A. Shmffcr Pen Co. The Williams sisters were trou- llcd with writers cramp during the first few months they worked. But six months and seven million words a!er, they reported they were no onger bothered by arm or hand cramps. Nurse Proves She's a Sailor PROVIDENCE, R. I. IAf>— BrJ«k fall breezes pushing her 19-foot sailboat helped pretty Shirley Whitcomb, 22, a student nurse, to prove she Is a sailor recently. She owns the boat Jointly with a friend, She used it during the summer at her parent's summer home at Old Lyme, Conn. Fall arrived with variable wind* lhat usually keep small boats In sheltered waters. But she wanted the boat in Providence so she could work on it during the fail and spring, so she sailed It the 100 miles to a winter harbor. She took three days lo make th< trip, sailing with a different person (two friends and her father) each <lay. On one trip of 27 nautical miles she averaged nine knots. She said she didn't see any other small boats on the whole trip. And sometimes she wondered If the sails would hold. But now the boat Is in Providence and she plans to scrape the paint off and repaint It. UH Exhibition Held In Victoria Hall SINGAPORE I/P>— This city which ras hast recently to a conference ol he United Nation: Economic Com- nisslon for Asia and the For East H-ld a UN exhibition a lew days ater In the same Victoria Memorial Hall. . ' Oov. sir Franklin Gimson officially opened the exhibition with he remark that the Korean war lad demonstrated the UN principle hat peace Is built on a structure of aw and orderly progre.ss in political, economic and social spheres. Students Earn Money NEW YORK (/Pi — Students at olumbia University earned more ian $2 million In spare time jobs uring the past academic year. The nversity's Placement Bureau sayi art-time Jobs held by the students' inged form chasing flies In major ague baseball practice and com- osing verses for greeting cards to ling and clerical positions with inks and Insurance companies he rate of pay for "practically 11 part-time work was 41.00 per our. Read Courier News Classified Ads, Enjoy them with MORTON'S ..more people do When it rain* •' it pours Plain or iodi'zed M from,the Men who Sell the Finest WE ARR THE MEN who ndc! pleasure to.your hours of leisure. Ours is a very friendly business ... so we welcome this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Chrisrnws ... and _a Happy New Year. We arc the men behind the counters in thousands of liquor stores from whose well-stocked shelves you \vi!l choose those suroco-be appreciated gifts. So, one and all—owners and snlcs- clerks—we a^ain wish you a Merry Christmas. During the Holiday it will be our pleasure to serve you. This inr^Ja^!c i>f n|iprrrialii>n on brlialf of tlic livcmcd lirjEior (lr*lcr» of the United Stale* ii E|iutiAnrc,l I, THE HOUSK OF SEAGRAM SEAGRAM'S 7 CROW,'. £itr,'or B WHISKEY THUKSDAY, DEUKMBKR 13, 1951 A "pinch" of anwite >oo*d «• ]ttd tlloyi uMd to cover und*r. (round e»bl« Mrrylnf electric po^- •r lire* lon(«r U'« »nd fr«»U» strength to the allow. It il*o jm- mite heavier elcetrleal lowii **• CHUM higher pressure can' b« uicd tor th» Intulitlnc oil within I HE v. H 9M S -f OF THE LORD-Combat-ready soldiers of the U. S. 25th Division Ale into the «ud> chapel bm I entirely by G.i.'s in their spare time and now decorated by • heivy blinket of snow. Most rehgtou, services for front-line troops in Korea have been heW oSdoon i In tent, (NEA-Acme phato by Start Photographer Walter Lea') Your Car Will G«t B M t 'Service If You Bring It to T. I.SEAY MOTOR GO. ttl C. Mata !lt> 406 W. Main Many Fine Gifts in Housewares SAVE AT LOW WARD PRICES Come, choose from an assortment that includes everything from "lilfle" gifts at $1 to dresser sets, electrics and silverplate. NUT BOWL AND MALLET 1.00 Buy for holiday entertaining and for gifls. 10" dkun. wood bow! —natural bark outside, «moolh finish inside. SMART GLASS BLOCK VASES 1.00 P , Use for planu, flowers —on mantel, end tables, as book-ends. Clear glass, ripple design. 5% in. by 3% ,„. GALLON-SIZE COOKIE JAR 1.9.8 Thrilling child's gif|. Mickey Mouse on 9Yi- in. earthenware jar. Colors fired-in to slay. Donald Duck jar. .1.98 CRYSTAL SHAKER SET Reg. 1.19 87c For gracious dining, for" 1 lovely gifls allowpjice. Swirled design in clear gloss. Each 2'//' high. Four in gift-box. Phone 4691 7-PC. WOOD SALAD SET Reg. (.49 6.49 Fir it quality Beautiful gilt for the hamemaker on your lijt. Mac?, of selected hardwood, sanded smoolh and coated with clear lacquer. Colorful, hancfpainted fruir d«- «ign. IHn. bowl, four «-m. bowl., fork, ipoon. DRESSER SET PRICED LOW 3-Pi«c« Sei In oi/f box Fine set thai add« luxury-look to her drassing table. Gleaming gold-color back with medallion center design. Gold-color melal.rims and handles. Set includes mirror, comb and brush with nylon bristles. GIVE WARDS BEST TOOL SET S Too/I and flacJr IV/./O Prlctd U> w No finer lool« al any price. Cutlery-qualiry riolnfew tteel with f>«rmonenl mirrOf finiihj no plcrtiny )• wearoK. Nev«r rost, rtnin, tarnrth. N«v«r n»*d pot- Ishing. Sleek black hard rubber nandln. In box.

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