The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1952 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 17, 1952
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KONDAT, MARCH 17, 1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN What Is It to Be Irish? On Year's 365th Day, an Irishman Becomes Irish' NEW YORK <AP)—What is it to be Irish? On 3G4 days of the year being Irish isn't visibly different from being Scotch, French, Italian, Jewish, Serbian, E5utch, or English. The Irishman pays his bills, complains against his taxes, does his work, and listens to his wife like the man of any other race. But on this one day of the year —holy St. Patrick's Day—the Irishman becomes an Irishman. The outer signs, of course, can be seen by all. The Irishman overnight grows a foot taller and stalks the earth a giant. All traffic lights turn green before him, and if they don't he sees red, A Token Evidence But this air of majesty Ls only token evidence of interior change. Th e me n of otl \ c r r a ci's who en vy the Irishman his bearing on St. Patrick's day would envy him far more if he could look inside the Irishman's soul. What is it to be Irish? How can you put the wonder ol it into words? If a psychiatrist stretched himself ovit on his own warm couch after his last customer had gone home, and he dreamed of the man he himself would most like to be—well, he might be perfect, but he's still be only half an Irishman on St. Patrick's Day. What is it to be Irish? / An Angel in Mouth It is to have an angel in your mouth, turning your prose to pot-try. It Is to have the gift of tongues, to know the language of all living things. Does an Irishman pause and turn nn ear to a tree? it is because on this day he wants to hear what one sleepy hut! aays to another as it opens its pale green hands to the warm sun of spring. What is it to be Irish? Oh, on this day it is music. Not just the cornet in the parading high school band, but the deep, music of living, the low, sad rythms of eternity. The Irishman hears the high song of the turning spheres, the dim lullaby of the worm in its cocoon. All the world is in tune, and he is in step with the time, t4ie tune that only he can hear. What Is it to be Irish? To Live (he History It is to live the whole history of h Is r ace betw een a dawn an d a dawn—the long wrongs, the bird- swift joys, the endless hurt of his »• ancestors since the morning of time in a forgotten forest, the his religion. What is it to be Irish? It isn't only the realization that he Ls descended from kings. L'. is the realization that he is a king himself, an empire on two feet- striding in power, a strolling continent of awe. What is it to be Irish? Why, on St. Patrick's D^y, to he Irish is to know more glory, adventure, mngic, victory. exultation, gratitude and than any other man can experience in a lifetime. What is it to be iriih? It is to walk In complete mystic understanding with God for 2-1 wonderful hours. Early 'St. Pa? Gets Shillelagh User $25 Fine PAGE THREE Bullets, Broken Glass, Blonde Add to Woes of Political Foes BALTIMORE <AP) — D e iv e y Camii'acll jumped old St. Patrick's celebration by it couple oi chiys and was fined $25 for ••illegal use of the shillelagh." According to testimony in police i-TOrt -'-' ••• r ' bcr, and his old friend Will Wall \rn-e j;m-.:i'4 .. i.^,. ,. : ....^ u>L -i drinks. \Vnil testified he bought n round but his long time pal refund to YOUNG UNCLE SAM -Bruce Bastian. H, takes time (torn his kite flying n. Chicago to look over a new piclum:,tiun of Uncle Sam. Uncle Sam, 1952" is Ihe S2000 priie-wLnning conception of Elliot Freeman of North Hollywood, Calif., who was one of 402 arlists to submit cniries in a contest spotis-ired by a Ctiicnpo community newspaper. The youthful "Uncle" wears'n red-and'-wriite- stripcd business suit, and a star-studded vest. They Can't Vote But Alaska Eskimos Whoop It Up for 'Ike' of th PHILADELPHIA Wt — Two old .joliticnl Iocs had a ne\v argument oday — this tame over a mystery ^hooting that involved bulleUs, broken glass and a blonde. Former RepiiMie.m City Cnrur- nn William F. Meade, 47, was wounded in the shooting yesterday. He claimed he suffered cms of the ear lobe, neck and lying glawi when an linger fron unidentified Assailant fired three shots through window of a midlcwn Philadelphia hotel. Democratic DLst. Ally. Richardson DHworth said, "On the basi.s of information I have received, Meade was shot by Muss Virginia Carroll in the lobby of the Minerva Hotel. It secins perfectly clp-ar to me that the shot.s were fired from inside the lobby." Inspector John T. Murphy of Philadelphia police told a reporlei that Meade had be-on shot. He ;said the lobe of Meadc's car was .shot, away by a bullet- Murphy .said Miss Carroll w a s interviewed with Monde at the residence of Meade's mother early tcday. Di I worth's original statement on the incident snid that Meade was shot by Miss Carroll. 33. identified former docket clerk in the D. A-'s office. He said she n o w jury commissioner's Blood Plasma Substitute Is Believed Found NKW YORK <AP»-RnpMtists believe they have found A .sub-titnte for bluod plasma—a nnw Mib'-tance using red blond, ccH.s which are now largely wasted in jtoUiriR p];ism:i. The product, known ;ss modified human globin, has proteins taken from the red iilo&d cells and prepared so that they can dissolve in human blood and feed ihe body, like plasma. Dr. Max StrumLa, director of the John S. Sharp Research Foundation, says the glotrin can he produced more cheaply than plasma and that its ire would increase the pro- * tein yield of each blood donation by "mote Una three times." works in the office. After receiving a report from AssiMunt DLst. Attp. John Cary on interview witn Meade. Uilworlh "Meadc's story Just doesn't stack up." He added, however, there will be no arrests "at, the present time. Carroll Is n city employe a n d will be available." veranda at the far end of the garden- As an Orchestra play mi classical ! nusic, 55 members of the palace! .uard, in brilliant yellow and pur-' 3le cii]stars and turbans, mingled I vith the crowd. Six of the Nizam's daughters and i our of his sons stood by him. | IEL ACHY? Nizam of Hyderabad Plays Host At Rare Tea for Indian Elite pay similar compliment. Later in the day, so the story went, lie dropped around at Campbell's barber shop several times to accuse the tonsorial artist of being a '"cheap skate." With that, the court wns told, Campbell seized the shillelagh—a bark-covered limb about 3 feet long, left behind by a former tenant. Widl said he went down under a rain of blows to the skull. By JIM m r TOIiKS()N T jriiics: NOMF. Alaskn M'» —The farthest' "Ike, bring President north "Ike for President" club is United States means- whooping it up for the general: .,,. A bctt , adequate :houeh its members couldn't volc| dcrwise system of all Alaska A ror him if he should B ct the noim-., argD Barr j son at Noine ^ubnmr base in Alaska. A larger naval NAW DELHI, India (<Vj — The fabulous old Nizam of Hyderabad— saki to be the world's richest man ----- WJIR host yesterday at a rare ten party for this capital's elite. The Nizam, here for a council .from his home state for the first time in 16 years. On the elegant lawns of his 100-room Delhi palace, lie entertained 4CO guests, including Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Indian President and Prime Min- ister. The Nizutn wore pajamas of cheap col!->n, a long yrey coat and modest yellow dustnr. He sat smoking cigarette through most of the party but bounced up now and then to greet a favorite mahaiajah. Fifteen of his 70 wives had come to Delhi in chartered planes, but they never appeared at the tea party. They watched through . cloth screen fencing off the palace DUE TO COLD MISERIES., 666 "gives fast symptomatic RELIEF Public Watches Surgery on TV PHILADELPHIA (AP)— With official medical permission and the patient's OK television entered the privacy of a University of Pennsylvania hospital operation room yes- terdny. The cameras took in a surgeon nnd his staff as they completed a 2H hour operation in which 85 per cent of the man's stomach was removed. The broadcast over station knock-at-his-heart that is part of WPTZ lasted 10 minutes. lation. The Ocii. Eisenhower are Eskimos. But, as Alaska, they couldn't vote in presidential election even if they weren't. Nevertheless, hoping to promote their favorite for the nomination, they organized the Ike for President Club of Shishmaref—which about 125 miles across Bering i Strait from Russian Silieriu. | The general mii;ht be surprised if he heard what his Eskimo boosters are saying his election to the presidency would mean for Alaska and the Eskimos. It's down in black and white just as though the general had dropped in to break blubber at a week-end political clambake (which he hasn't). The Eskimo Ike club ran a three- column advertisement tn the Nome Nugget proposing more clubs and stating: "Club membership should demand that Alaskan delegates to the Republican National Convention be instructed to vote for Ike." Then it got down to these spe- boosters I force at Kodiak. residents of, « 2- A highw!iy from Fairbanks of wilderness); from Nome to Teller, to Lost River, to Wales. These would be extensions, hut no road to Shishmaref is mentioned. "3. Maintenance of a federal Judiciary court in Nome. 1 "4. Establishment of new Indus- ' rics for Eskimos so they can have! ill-year employment, better schools md new opportunities. "5. That gold mine operators hould have a gold bonus price a- jove the present S35 per ounce." There were some other points but those hit the highlights. Officers of the club are Vincent J. Tocktoo, president; Alex Wcyio- mnna, vice president; Charlie Ok- powruk secretary. They cite Ike as virtually a kindred Arctic soul as :m honorary uembcr of Igloo No. 1, Pioneers of Alaska. In Osceo/a... CALL Harold Siler at Siler's Drug Store for everyday delivery of the Blytheville Courier News $1.08 Per Month * MOTHER! DAD! Bring the kiddies in for tilts rirand-ne\v. cxcttir.g toy today! No cost! No obligation! Hit! \vbile you're here ask to sec tlie new dependable 1952 General Hlcctric Refrigerators. Hig G-II .Space Makers—wonderlul ne\s Rcfri^eralor-I-ood l ; Combinations. WE HAVE A LIMITED SUFPLYI COME IN TODAYI Easy to Arrange No Red Tape No Delay Just Quick, Friendly Service (With Up to 18 Months to Repay) at DELTA LOAN & FINANCE COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE 32.1 West Ash Phone 2091 STUDEBAKER...100 YEARS OL HUBBAR APPLIANC Studebaker starts its second century of % the manufacture of highway vehicles with the production of this Champion sedan at South Bend, Ind., on Monday, February 18, 1952. Harold S. Vance (center in light suit) board chairman and president, drove this motor car off the assembly line 100 years and two days after the Studebaker brothers opened their wagon-building shopat South Bend -in 1852. In its first century, Studebaker turned out 7,130,874 vehicles. Seen in the background here are Studebaker's first wagon, and the company's first auto- a 1902 electric. Bill Chamblin, owner of Chamblin Sales Co. here in Blytheville, rep'orted today that the first Studebaker passenger car to be sold in this city from that company's production in its Second Century was delivered March 12 to Ark-Mo Power Co. Since Chamblin Sales Co. was founded here in 1944, we have sold more than 2,100 Studebakers, Mr. Chamblin said.

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