PAGE TEN BLITHE?ILU5 (AMt.) COWHER NEWS Ginger Rogers Eyes Broadway Recent Flop Fails To Dismay Glamor Girl of Hollywood Bj- BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (API—Undismayed by the flop of her recent play. Ginger Rogers says she is willing to tackle Broadway again. But next, time it'll be different. The glamor girl has returned from New York after the failure of her first play in many years. "Lovr and Let Love." She Isn't bitter about the experience, but she Is sboyt the play's author. Louis Vrr- neull, If (he playwright's ears are burning. It's because Miss Rogers has been doing plenty of talking about him. "I can't understand how any author would refuse to alter his work until a week before Ihe New York opening, when it was too late," she declared, "rt was apparent from the reviews out of town and from anyone who saw the show that It needed revisions. But he absolutely refused lo touch it. "Talk to anyone else In the cost and you'll find that they are bitter about it, too. After nil, every MOKDAT, Season's Traditional Joy to Be Lacking Many Places in America, But Others Are Cheered 24, NOTHING CORNY ABOUT HIM-"A11 wet" was Ihc consensus concerning Lynn Akcrnan's chances in 1951 Missouri slalc-wide corn yield contest al Columbia, Mo Akeman, of Saline County, Mo., salvaged 20 ol 600 acres Inundaled by Missouri River flood walors, nnd came up with a yield of 143.6 bushels per acre, to win j the crown for Recond time—Ills last win being In 1949. ".<• THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Carolers will sing and llnsel till glisten on Christmas tomorrow a.s In years pa.st. but in thousands of American homes the season's traditional joy will be lacking. Cheery candles In the windows of many & dwelling will obscure Ihe fnct Ihst (he family Inside Is thinking of a son or husband risking death In distant Korea. The uncertainty turned to (hank- f«l Joy In some homes last week with word that a missing loved one vis reported alive—in an enemy prison camp, but alive. But In an even greater number, the name of a loved one overseas remained on Ihe list of missing. Season Kmphaslrcs Home Thus the season emphasized, perhaps to a greater degree than usual, family ties and the homes. President Truman Intends to follow his custom of flying to his family home In Independence. Mo,, today to have Christmas dinner playwright Is expected to wcirk on Safest way to walk on an icy thr play during the out-n|-io,vn surface Is to take short steps. openings. That's what the try-out period is for." ./uplter has 11 moons. Bottoms Up W Or Can Russia Match The Atom Cocktail? NEW YORK (NBA)—Not very long ago a man high in the literary world wrote a whole book about the dry martini, the cocktail of indisputable lethal talents. Now comes n book which is probably Indisputable as a collection of cokt.aiis and mixed drinks. It Is called "Bottoms Up" (GreystoriB Press. J7.50) and in It Ted Saucier, New York boule- vardter, gourmet and public relations expert, has pul together 7«0 recipes that would stagger most bartenders' skill, 5n his Bacchanal Bnedecker. Snu- tler swizzles, slings and = '--• through an exotic alcoholic alphabet begining mildly enoush >,.„! the Abel Green Summer drink and ending with the Zombie, «. connection which defies any sane drinker to obey the command in the title of Sander's tome. The Abel Green affair (Green k » man-about-town, too. as editor of "Variety") consists of .a gin *llns mixture plus vermouth, Rhine wine, and Ice. The Zombie te as complicated as a bride's cake, »*s six ingredients (including 151- j proof rum and passion fruit I olid requires the services or an electric mixer. People who Invent drinks are never too. shall we say preoccupied? to keep up with Ihe heart- lines, and so we find, among Die recipes, n llbalton called The Atomic Bomb. Two parts gin. one part bencrtictlne. two dashes cur- acao. Ice. shake, nnd slrnln inlo cocktail gla.vi. The Atomic Energy Commission is now checking !o see if the Kremiin has been able io prortuce a similar weapon with vodka. Saucier, who once publicized New York's lamed Waldorf-Astoria, has also /Hied hts book to overflowing with saucy marginal dccoralions along with full-puce Illustrations of ladle.s In various stages of. er, pin-up attire to keep the reader from getting to Involved in the main business at hand. Besides recipes irom expert mixers all over the world, there are various forms of tippling tips, including the warning that Ice melts and too much stirring of a drink dilutes It, a note of caution that might remind readers of the fellow who never put olives in martinis. Bottle Notes Finally Get An Answer NEW YORK (AP)—After 20 long years It finally happened—Arthur Wagner, a ship's steward, finally got an answer to the bottled noles he's been tossing into the ocean these many years. He's been using one-gallon bottles for the notes which ask the Under to writ* him or Sam Flnkle- stein. another steward. When the Constitution docked recently In New York, Olnkels(eh) received a letter from one Donaio Glglnnto of Marsala, Italy, which said: "My dear Sum: I've found It, your bottle with that message in it where you wrote to ed it buck and I'm doing It as you sed. Well, I've founded It at the seaside. I should like to know why you dirt It be- cnuse I never found it anything hut this I think it must he something Important," Sam and Art aren't so sure now Just what the point of the whole thing was. U.S. Rubber Mission Urged in New Delhi SINGAPORE. r,p» — The rubber Industry In Mnlnya welcomes a proposal In Washington by the National Rubber Bureau that a U.S. Rubber mission, simitar to the tin study group now In Malaya, visit hero. Statements here said such a mission would llnrt o free market and a complefi'.rcbuttal of charges of "gouging the U.S. taxpayer through the manipulation of prices by producers." Ihere with his wife gnd daughter, Margaret. From Independence, the presl- dent wll press a button Christmas Eve to light a tree on the !a*n of the White House in Washingon. He will broadcast a Christmas message at the same time. Across the nation, travelers headed for home. A substantial segmenl of the travelers were in uniform, on leave from training camps in the United Stales. SCPIM Is The Same The scene was the same, In varying degrees, from coast to coast — trnlns. buses, airplanes filled to capacity. Churciir.; rrrrss the country will have their usual Christmas services. . The Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Slwr- rill. Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and president of the National Council of the L Churches of Christ In the United 'States of America, called In his annual message for "fellowship in church" for a true Christmas. M»s« lo Be Televised Midnight Mass al St. Palrick's Cathedral in New York will he beamed on two television networks, but Francis Cardinal Spellman Trill not be present. He has left for Korea to spend Christmas with the fighting men. Some troops were being routed home from Korea. For those who remained, and for American servicemen elsewhere in the world, the Government planned the Ira- dltional Christmas dinner. Turkey Is On Menu Turkey was on the menu In Korea, the same as it was in President Truman's, home. Gen. James A. Van Fleet promises men of the Eighth Army this repast: Shrimp cocktail, tomato juice celery, olives, roast turkey, sage dressing mashed and sweet pnn- toes peas, corn cranberry sauce, Mexico's Padillo Nervo Has Job Of'Gavel-PoundingW UN By HARVE1' HUDSON' PARIS (API—Luis Dadllla Nervo, one of the most un-Latln of all Latins era- to step to a United Nations microphone, has the Job of directing deliberations of the O.N. General Assembly meeting in Tarts. Peace through conciliation Is his aim. He refuses to be daunted by what he considers temporary setbacks. Padilla Nervo was present at the hirth of the U.N. at 6an Francisco In 1945, He has been a member, of the Mexican delegation al each subsequent meeting, always quietly working to find a middle way between the extreme positions of East and West. Work Wins Prestige Hard work has earned him al- rolls and butter fruit cake, mince and pumpkin pie and mixed nuts. And no restrictions on second helpings. most universal prestige. At the else- tion for president of the present General Assembly, padllla Nerv» received 44 votes to rt/ne for his nearest competitor, Dr. Victor Be- laun.de of Peru. The vole for president us secret but veteran observers said it wii certain that the Big Four Powers, although involved In Ideological conflict, had supported Padiluv Nervo. Kuufl BUlUd Lie Last year, when Russia blasting U.N. Secretary Gener Trygve Lie for his support of th» U.N. military action In Korea, Padilla Nervo was considered one of those most likely to succeed Ll« and It was generally believed that Russia was willing to support him. When the United States disclosed It intended to fight to extend Ue's appointment, Padilla Nervo diplomatically let it be known h» would not he available, U. S. Navy minesweepers a r e named alter birds. Read Courier News Classified Ads Displaced loo much gin. (•Illustration by Russell Patterson from (lie book of the same name.) Sell if ... by using classified advertising in the COURIER! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. COURIER NEWS y -**?^ We would like to put into words the very nice things we're ' wishing you this Christmas. Yet, it is not so much the phras- ing of a Christmas greeting but the thought that pervades • it that counts. And so we send to all our friends the very old yet always new Greeting — A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to alL R. D. Hughes Co.
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