The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 16, 1952
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TWO BI,YTHKVTU-F, (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS WEJJHESBAY, APRIL 18, HAL lOYLE'S COLUMN Freddy Martin Explains Bosomy Singers Keep Band Hunting Aspirin By CHARLKS K. LYONS For HAL BOVLK NEW YORK Wl — When a guy fakes his little woman stepping to the music of a big-name band, she may look for the "name" but he's a sure bet to Ret round-eyed over the girl vocalisl. This entirely natural phenomena Is reason enough for a great percentage of the music boys to see to U that a bosomy, blonde little thing sits at the end of Ihe front row of bandsmen. Leniency Plea Is Successful Wife of Man Shot To Death Gets Slayer Only Indefinite Term NEW YORK (/Pi --- A widower mother has won leniency fcr her j husband's slayer ami the tenrful prMitude of the killer's mother. "She Is a .saint." said Mrs. Bridget Kcrrnne yesterday of Mrs. So- pViie Finger. Earlier, Judge John ScUcppI sentenced Mrfi. KeiTan's son Jack to an indefinite term, with a maximum of three years. "1 could have .sent you to prison for 15 long years." the judge said. Mrs. Kerrane's 13-year-old *on wandered by mistake into the Finger home !n January, 1951, after mi evening of drinking. HK accosted Joseph Finger, 62. n Ehopkeeper and former interpreter of Russian for the United Natkms. The youth thought Finger an intruder Jn the Kerrane home, which was on the next street. In the .struggle, Finger was choked to d«ath. MT.I. Tlnger consulted with her two sons, then made a plea for leniericy for the youth. Beatification Records Approved by CeyJortese GOA, Portuguese India W)— The records for submission to Rome for the beatification of Father Jose Vnz, Go»n prieet, have been approved, n seven-member committee has reported. The process'oI Father Vnz's beatification was started in 1935 and (he tri-oentenary of his death was recently celebrated. Special Goan postage stamps have been issued on the tri-centenary. Even with perfect brakes an automobile travelling at 30 miles hour cannot be stopped in less than 100 feet, Her main function seems Id he toe-tapping the bent, bohbLng the head in a .somewhat rythmic ual- Icrn ami throwing a smilo nt (ho boys occasionally. And n cmi|)Ie of limes during the evening the bandstand beauty (jets up and demonstrates a certain talent for vocalizing (o hoot. But Freddy Martin at the Hotel Roosevnll is one baton maestro who has readied the top without feeding his customers this fnimulu. From his bandstand Martin peddles sweet music with artistic: iir- rfiMKemmts. fn front of the band i;s Frcdf' • '•''- <••">:- bin no .sex. "Tim M;iny IIc:ul;icln's" "Too >,!. ..j- uc;ui;u'hes," is I he way Fredfly explains k. "when I was first starting, my friends it) the business ndvi.sef! inn to slcer cirnr of yirl singers and so fur I've been doin' all right," But ht knows some of the troubles that make othf-r brunt leiuk-rs teach* for the aspirin. "Kmneimirs when u bund Is ptaylny a ni^ht club, a customer will wobble up »nd try to date the vornlisi," he said. "This can fjel romplicJitt;d. especially if Hie vocalist, goes with someone in the band." Hill Hit/,, one of Mm tin's MIX men, snys that intrn-band romance can often s[ioil the close harmony, He cites the case of one luscious warbler—every lime she smiled at Ihe customers her music in n boyfriend frowned. Sortie singers hnvc three or four bandsmen frowning at the lime, j Frnnkie Carle had a pretty trnod! idea for controlling that sHiinMon. He had his own daughter do the singing in his band. A scries ot one-night stands with long jtlmps in between, is tough on the men, let alone a lady singer, says Marlhi. She also has to have special hotel accommodations. And as you'd expect, a girt has about three times as much liiRfrngc as male looters what with prettying paraphernalia and a bunch of evening gowns to be Jug-gcd around. The more I a lent and the more beauty that goes with the vocalist, the harder It is to keep her in the organization. The mortality rate via matrimony is high. Either that or they leave to solo on Ihelr own, "But generally girl singer. 1 ; don't last too long," snid Freddy. "Men are the big money-makers. Girls like Doris Day, Ginny Sims, Doro- tby Lamour, Kay Starr, Pesny Lee ami Lena Home—all of whom got .started with a bond—are unusual exceptions." But to get back to the psychology of the thing. Martin claims It's really the little women who calls the tune anyway. And she'd much rather not glvo hubby the chance to oggle a curvy velvet-throated thrush. How can she hnvc a good time with all thnt competition?" KING-SIZED—The cameraman had lo go 'v/a-n-ay up lo shoot clown on Ted Evans, when lie recently arrived in New York from Kn^lnml. Ted, who wanted lo he a jockey, is a more nine feet, three inches la)!, lie's headed for a berth wilh the Ringling Brothers- rjnrnum and Bailpy circus. Mis, fctlov-'-psssengers aboard the Queen Mary ai-o John Brodie, five, and his six-year-old sister, Stephanie, of Salt Lake City. Fair Y/eather Moves v Over U<S. By The AHnorEnlril Press It xvns fair weather, with temperatures climbing to nonr nnrmal levels, over most of the country todiiy. LlehL showers hit are.Ts in tlic Central Atlantic jstntes ftntl in the Eastern Rockies and Central Plains. [luL .skies were mo.stty clear in other nreas. Womon Opposes Sen. Ellis Pagan LITTLE ROCK W.-Mrs. D. D. Trrry. Lltllc Rock chibwoninn antl wife cT n foi-mer conuresMmn, has nnnonnccd she vvniild run for Ihe Arknnsns .sctinlc in opposition to Srn. Ellis F.ienn o! Llltlp Rork. Fngan. president pro lem or the 1951 Smote nnrt nn nrch-crltlc of (he nrtnihilRtrntion cViarRed yo.stcr- dny Hint Gov. McMath pul her in the rncc. ^rr.s. Terry denied this, saying: "A cravp of women friends asked me to run." Chicago Paper Soys Stevenson to Reject Pleas of Democrats ! CHICAGO (/P) — The Chicago] Sun-Times, in a copyright story' from Washington, said Gov. Adlai Stevenson today will ieject plcR-i of Democratic party leaders to become a presidential candidate. The Sun-Times story. uriUen by Mllburn P. Akers, said the Illinois governor's decision WFIS rrvenled to the Sun-Times "by n high party official here (Washin^tojir." It addetl Stevenson plans an announcement nt Springfield. III., about an hour after hn depnrls for a .special Hood enierp'-ncy conference with President Truman at Omaha today. Cities Protest Phone Rate Arkansas Group Appears Before PSC LITTLE ROCK i/Fj— Ten Arkansas cities yesterday protested a proposed hike in rates by Southwestern Associated Telephone Company at a hearing before the Stale Pub- !ic Service Commission. Company officials said the Increase would cost telephone users In the affected cities 69 per cent more a year, or about $280.000. Cities protesting the move are Augusta. McCrory, Prescott. Tcxnr- kann, Waterloo. Waldo. Marvell, lilevlns. Wheatley and Cotton Plant. A number of the cities have flleci forma! protests. Little Rock, City Attorney O. a. Ixuigstreth, representing Texarkana. today filed an intervention asking more lime for Investigation. Prescott has charged that the telephone company failed to render promised Improvements and expansions after Ihe city a«reed to a rate boost In 1948. The higher rate schedule was filed with PSC Jan. 31 but was suspended Feb. 11 pending a hearing. 6 Science Award Winners Chosen By Arkansans PAYFTITEVILLE, Ark, Wi — Six winners In the first annual Arkansas Science Talent Search to find promklni; scientists among hi srhocl .sUidcnUs were announced yesterday. J. A. Doughty, chairman of the search, listed the winners as Jimmj D. Krndrick Samuel J. Lyons Jr. and Helen M. Rayburn. all of Nort! Little Rock. Donald B. (Jlaiison Jr. cf Little Hock. William A. Myers o: PayettcvlUc and Hilary p. Linder o; Snbiaco. , Presentation of certificates to th< winners will he made at- a jrnir dinner meeting of the Arkansas Junior Academy of Science anrl th A r k a n s a s Senior Academy o Science and the Arkansas Sento: Academy of Science at Arkansa. State, Joriesboro. April 25. Ttie winners \vill be recommend eri to college and university com mittecs throughout the nation. E»r!j Wwpn I WM owd by InfMitry, »speclally i On« at the earliest aerial phot*. The hammer was a m«dl«val tgalnst mounted troops, according graphs was taken from * ballooa handwcapon. With > long «h»lt, lt|to the Encyclopedia Britannic*. I in 1MO in Boston. Read Lfmrlcr News Classified Ads. Here's BRAND-NEW SINGER CABINET SEWING MACHINE Complete course n horn* Yours «nt. - - L , 0 ( new mntninel a compiet« cow* i, home *««i«9. expert p tors ol y SOWING IN- COMPLETE LIBERAL TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE EASY TERMS FOR YOUR PROTECTION. 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