The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1951 · Page 11
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December 20, 1951

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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THTJWDA.Y, DECEMBER 10,1981 COURIER Arkansas News Briefs— Release Sought for Ice Man Who Thinks Wife Put in River j may By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARKANSAS CITY—Releas* of a man who "thinks" he have thrown his wife Into the Mississippi River ii being nought. Sheriff Robert S. Moore Bald an attorney had filed in Circuit Court her« a request for a writ of habeas corpus to (ree Cecil Rlc« of Dunias. Moore reported that Rice came to his office Dec. 12 and told a hazy «tory of having been drinking the day before, thinking he saw hia wife lying motionless on the floor of their Dumas home and thinking be threw her Into the river near Arkansas City. fjj Mrs. Rice's body had not been found. Rice has been held In the D"ha County Jail here on an open charge pending completion of an Investigation. Sheriff Moore said he expects a specific- charge to be filed against Rice, an fee plant operator, by Saturday. Hearing on the request for • writ of habeas corpus Is set for 10 a.rffi Saturday. Forrest City Residents Get School Refund FORREST CITY—About 6OO Forrest City residents: voluntarily doubled their taxes last spring U> assure the school system here of enough money to complete a nine-month term. Now they are getting refunds totaling 39 per cent of the extra taxes, The reason is that the state marie more money available to the schools than had been expected. . The refunds are reported to range from $2 to $150. APL Indicates It Won't Boost Rates in '52 LITTLE ROCK—A qualified promise that the Arkansas Power and Light Company will not seek a boost in rates next year lias been made by President C. Hamilton Moses, Speaking last night at a dinner highlighting the first day ol an annual two-day AP&L managers conference, Moses said: "Barring unforeseen tax increases, or unless our company Is unable .; io effect economic* it now has underway, there will be no Increase p|ln the price of electricity for customers served by AP&L next year." The utility president said economy practices started by his company this year are designed to reduce expenses by $625,000 a year. Ex-Sen. Capper Dies in Kansas Publisher Served •3 Decadts in Senate TOPEKA Kan, fAP) — Arthur Capper, a Kansas Republican who served In the U. S. Senate for three decades, died last night at the age Of 86. Capper retired from politics three years ago, givLng up his Senate seat on Jan. 3. 1949. In recent months his health had been bad and he became critically ill with pneumonia two weeks ago. Capper, who started newspaper work as a printer's apprentice at one dollar a week during his high school days, pwned two daily newspapers and eight farm magazines with a combined circulation of 4 1 ,7 million. ^|;The newspapers are the Topeka ^>ally Capital and the Kanaas "City, Kas, Kansan. He also owned two radio stations. Melbourne Meet Held by Models SYDNEY, Australia. (S>) — Me bourne's most beautiful busines. meeting was a tremendous success -socially and financially. Fourteen of Melbourne's leadlir mannequins recently formed them selves into the Mannequin's Asso nation ol Victoria.-The meeting al most broke up when a crowd o Press photographers was admittet It was another half-hour before or der was restored. Then the marine quins really got down to business. They decided to approach a wag board to fix fees lor all engage Arkansas POW's (Continued from Page 1) of Miss Viola Jones, Rt. 1. Box 32, Orady, Pyolc-Dong, PPC. WILLIOUS O. TAVLOB, Jnd DIv., ton of Mr. and Mr». Walter O. Taylor, Rt. 1, Little Rock, Chiang-Song. CPL. BOBBY J. McCORKLE. 1st Cav. Div., sou of Mrs. Ethel V. Jameson, 318 Comb St., Fayettevllle, Chiang-Song. CPL. WILiLIE J. PATRICK, lib son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie W, alrick Hilleniaiui, Chiang-Song. PVT. CHARLES H. FORT, 2nd lv.. son of Mr; auti Mrs. Thomas Port, Lonoke. Chiang-Song. PFC. JEWELL A. TORTHMON, d Div., son ot Mr. and Mrs. Carl brthmon, Rt. 2, Box 62, Gurdon, ilang-Song. PVT. WILLIAM H. HUBBARD, th Div., son ol Joe H. Hulibard, In are of Arlii' Cunningham, 315 \v. ith St., North Little Rock. CPL. TRUMAN DAWS. 2nd Inf. i\'., son of Mr. and Mrs. Brannon avis, Heber Springs, Pyok-Dong. SOT. OLIVER B. HAN'EV. 7th nf. Div., husband of Mrs, Clara L. ncy, Mammoth Spring, 'Chiang- ong. CPL. RICHARD M. DAVIS, 2nd if. Div., cousin ol Elmer Davis, ooneville. Chiang-Song. PPO. NORMAN P. DEATHER- GE, 2nd Inf. Div., son of Mrs. lyrtle Deatherage, Viola, Chiang- .ng. PVT. JESSE HATTER. Jr., 25th tif. Div., husband ol Mrs. Bet-nice latter, 1010 Raymond St., El Dora- o. fyok-Dcmg. SOT. HAROLD W. DAVIS, 2nd ill. Div., son of Mr. and Mrs. Curls Davis, Russell, Pyok-Uong. CPL. ULYSSES G. BAUGH, Bill nf. Div., son of Mr. and Mrs. Char- Baugh, College Station. Pyok- Dong. AIR FORCE SGT. JACK D. KENNEDY, husband of Mrs. Martha N. Kennedy, Rt. 2, Thornton, Pyok- Dong. PVT. FLOYD J. DOBSON. 2Hh nf. Div., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dobson. Ht. 2, Box 301, BrmkJey, 'yok-Dong. PFC. FRANKLIN O. GILLREATH, ml Inf. Div., son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar B. Gitlrcath, HI. 4, Box 42, Marianna. Pyok-Dong. PVT. LINDSEY L, SLATEN. 2t:tt 'Fishless Day' Proposed SINGAPORE W) — Here's an about-face on the "meatless days 1 ' of World War II. A Singapore councilman, noting that a recent ban on night fishing In the colony has reduced the available supply of fish by 50 per cent, recommends one "fishless day" a week. Man, Trousers and All De-Mothhalled by Army KEARNEY, Neb. (IP)— Ben Kim ball, of Lexington, wanted a pair < surplus Army trousers. He got ju. what he was looking for In a stor here. The trousers lit so well they fe familiar. Kimball looked at th Army serial number written insU the trousers — K&481, his numb \vhen he was in the service riurin World War II. It was the same pair he turne in at Camp Atterbury. Ind., whe he was discharged In 1945. The-port city of St. Malo, Franc is a 65-acre granite island. PAGE BLETBN French Pianist 'Packs 'Em In' SAIGON, Indochina. (£") — A hard-working, smiling French pianist who entertained tens of thousands o( American soldiers by play- Ing what they wanted to 'hear is "packing them in" at Saigon's new, nodernistlc Hotel Majestic. The American colony—and the Prcnch and Vietnamese, too—have gone all out In acclaiming Jean Meyet as one o( the best In tickling the ivory keys and turning out everything from "Dixie" to the toughest classical work. He plays scores of American songs by merely hearing their titles mentioned. He can go from Jazz to the most serious classics on a moment's notice. KEY Cl.im OFFICERS—Max Hill (center) president of Hie newly organized Key Club at Blyllieville High School, yesterday presented a petition for organization and charter to the club's sponsor, the Blytheville Kiwanis club, others in the picture are —Courier News Photn Charles Ray Hall (left). Key club vice president; Arthur S. Harrison, Kiwanls president, and Bobby Lee Hill (extreme righW. secretary-treasurer of the Key Club. Kiwanis Holds Yule Meeting Perfect Attendance Buttons Presented The Blytheville Kiwanis Club held its annual Christmas party in Hotel Noble yesterday noon. .Club President Arthur S, Harrison presided over the observance. Christmas songs were sung after Three years—John Arthur S, Harrison, Five years—O- E- Knudscn and Cecil Lowe. Nine years—E. H. Pcrcl- Of fleers ol the ncsvly-organized Key Club at BiylhcviHe High School were special eue,sts at yes- Burnett and terday's meeting. They were Hill, pr&sldent; Charles Ray Max Hall, vice-president and Bobby Lee Hill, secretary- treasurer. Other guests were Mayor-Elect Dan Blodgett and Sgt. Charlie E. Cleveland of the Marine Corps. Hollywood Continued from Page 8 the Idol of the juvenile set as TV's "Uncle Ro.scoe." "The kids would mimic me, the mothers would raise cain and then I wouldn't have an audience," Atcs theorized about ditching, after 21 years, his comedy trademark and emerging as a new straight-talking charac'er. Akcrs. who stuttered until he was IS, cured himself and then went! back to Intentional word tripping *»«cijmr. a star comedian, switched to television to keep the home "ires burning between fihn roles. His last movie part, he wailed, was in "Stnrllft" as an unseen laugh getter. "They hired me to do my Army Sad Sack character lor an auditorium full of G.I.'s at Travis Air base. But the cameras never blushing over the atralght-up-and- down gowns the had to wear a* » iei) of the twenties in "Ha* Anybody Seen My Gal," and whewed: •I was embarrassed. I felt Indecent. They tried to bind me up for that flat-chested look, but I wouldn't let them." • • • Gene Nelson doesn't.want Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly'howling at him for caylng It, but he's "agin" the idea of the 11-minute-long ballet cycle they started in "An American in Paris." "I couldn't hold a musical dance number that long," howled the Warner nimble-footed star, "It's too much to ask of a dancer. Besidea, it's like good candy. You can get too much of H. "Maybo you can do a 11-mlnut* ballet ence or twice. But the third lime, peoplr are Rolnj to irab their hats and leave the theater." I asked Gene why thert wu a shortage of leaping, lapping, sliding male dancing stars in Hollywood. The Nelson reply: "That's tough to answer. Maybe it's because Hollywood expects so much of a male dancer—he has to be able to ling, dance and act. Doctor Says Continued habit-spasm from Page 8 smcKer program was pre- nf. Div., son of Mrs. Virgie L. Hicks, Rt. 7, Texarkana. Chiang-Song. SGT. JOHN D. BROWN, 24th Inf. Div., son of Mr. and Mrs. Inez M. awrence, 319 East Calhoun, Mag nolia. PVT. LLOYD E. HARDWICK, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hardwick, Port Smith. Chiang-Song. SIC. RAYMOND L. BURNETT, 24th Inf. Div.. brother of Mrs, Lucy Ward, Rt. 1, Austin, Chiang-Song. PVT. FRANKLIN D. EDWARDS, 2nd Inf. Div.. son ot Mr. and Mis. Ben E. Edwards. Hunter, Chiang- Song. PFC. BENNY J. MATLOCK, Snrt Inf. Div.. son of Mrs. Clersle M. Davidson, Star Rt., Pruitt, Chiang.-, Song. PFC.- KENNETH R. PRATHER, 1st Cav. Div., husband of Mrs. Abeline Prattler, White Cliits. Chiang- Song. CPL. MAXIE L. AUSTIN, Rt. 2. Walnut Ridge, Chiang-Song. which sented. Perfect attendance buttons were presented to the following at yesterday's meeting: One year—Bill Walker, L. E. Isaacs, Paul Mahon, Coleman Stevens, Fred Sandcfur, Boss Stevens and Wendell Phillips. Two years—Jim Stovall. Milton Webb. George Clark and Freeman Robinson. Trial of Four Newsmen Ends In Louisiana LAUE CHARLES. La, (jpj—The trial of four newsmen charged with defnmlni* three gamblers ended last night in a disagreement between the judge and one of the defendants on what crimes involve moral trujjitude. "You oall n man ft thief and he might slap your face but If you call a mail a pimp he'll kick your brains out, 1 guarantee you," Judge J. Bernard Cocke told Kenneth L. Dixon, managing editor of the Lake Charles American Pre.ss Cocke took viEcment. He down a decision some time after the record is transcribed antt oral arguments and briefs are presented. the cases under id- said he would hand Giant THescop« In order to see human beings on the moon, we would need At the very least *. 10,000-inch telescope and unusually clear atmosphere The largest, instrument In existence today la only 200 inches. •saw me. They just photographed the guys laughing at me. It was R dirty trick, but I needed the dough." or tic. Although tb« causes are obscure It tometlme* seems to »lay after • nervous or emotional strain. The advice given seems certainly sound, »nd there it a good chance that the little riri will ftt rid of It. • • Q—I have been keeping my handkerchief In the same pocket as my loose change. Recently I had .wm« sores on my nose. Could thess germs spread from the money way ot my handkerchief? —R. P. 8. A—It Is possible. However, most .. ......,, Sfrms do not live long on coin mon- Maybe It will comfort Belly Gra- e) ., ,,, nllf . h lhej . ca « „, a dl ble and Lana Turner. Gorgeous Piper Laurie Raid that it jtist whfin't cricket when An Army enlisted man in Korea told reporters that Betty nnd L^na were ton old to give cheesecake lovers in the Army a thrill. "He couldn't havu meant it," protested younger - than - .springtime Piper. "He probably wanted to any that Betty and Lana hrwe children, nnd that the hoys like to look: at picture. 1 ! of single gtrk." I>ON'T LliT THEM I>O IT Ul's red-topped bcntily Ls handkerchief. amp Q—When we have warm weather 1 just can't wenr nylon stockings because my feet bum me something awful. What causes this? ' —MRS. M. M. A—Several correspondent* har« written telling me nf the same experience. Apparently, »ome people— although a very few—are sensitive to something In nylon. Tfco only thing which can be suggested is to try to obtain stockings made of some other material. Strawberry Seed* A strawberry is the swollen, fleshy part of the flower axis, on which is embedded the small brown nuts, which usually are spoken of as seeds, but which are the actual fruits of the plant. on your list by the name of.. then give him EARLY TIMES r& Every Ounce a Man's whisky! -and because It's the Favorite Straight Bourbon in all Kentucky- where the best of bourbons come from CARLY TIMES DISTILLERY CO. Uoitvill* 1, FIFTH Thii whisky Is 4 years old 86 prttf Still Puzzled As to What to Give Him a Gift Certificate * is the Answer R. D. HUGHES CO.

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