The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 18, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAOB TITO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Dunninger Tells How He Has Problems, Too By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD Wl—Being a men- tallst has its drawbacks, admits Joseph Dunnlnger, the famed mind reader and magician. He Is here to help mp-f.termind the filming of "Houdlnt." based rather loosely on the life of Hie great escape artist. Dunnlnger, who \vas a colleague and friend of Hou- dinl, has performed his mind read- Ing feats In night clubs and theaters and on radio and television. While (his has proven extremely profitable to him, there are other considerations, too. "For instance." he began, "a few years ago I was to be interviewed by a magazine writer. When she arrived, she didn't ask any questions. She wanted me to guess what, she tfas asking. "I tried to explain that I could only ascertain certain 1 so I a t r d thoughts, such n.s her mother's name or a series of digits. We nr- pucrt about it for half an hour, but she wollldnt' Rive in. Kiire enough, the story came out that I had fallal to read her mind." DunniUBcr's reputation naturally precludes any card play. When he was appearing at a Las Vegas casino, Ihe management requested that he stay away from tha black Jack table. "And my friends won't play cards with me," he added. "I can't say I miss it. I don't enjoy gambling. Resides, there would be no fun in ' i(. because I would know what the j cards were going to be." We discussed the current state of i the manic business. DunnlnKer s'shert that it is in bad shape. Rv- ery oilier person Is an amateur ma- Klclim, he said, hut there are few pood professionals. Gone are Ihe Kellers, Thurslons and llolulinla. "Of the bifitlme shows, only lilack- stone remains." he remarked, "and he still puts on R good act." Beius a doubter of mcntiillsm T nskrd nunnlnger If he could work some on me. n f! look a pencil and] paper and asked me to think of mv mother's name. I did and he scribbled on the paper. The ansiver was correct. Then he asked me to think at [our rtlrdUv I picked Ihe Battle uf i H.iMincs—101)0. He asked me lor Ihp number anil then showed m n . what he had already written—10GG. IHTTRSDAY, SEPT. 18, 1952 Negro School Patrons Drop Demand for No Segregation LITTLE ROCK IJFi — Negro pa-, trons of the Mayflower, Faulkner County, school district yesterday dropped their demand for nn end to racial segregation in the district. In return they were assured of Improvements in school facilities for Negro pupils. The agreement was reached as a compromise settlement of a Federal Court suit which sought an end to segregation as well as improvements In facilities for Negroes. The settlement was to be signed Into a decree later by U. S. Judge Hnrry J. Lcmley. attorneys said. The opposing lawyers, who represented the patrons and the school district, salt! the district would continue to transport to Conway student* higher than the sixth grade. All students of the sixth grade »nd under will be taught in the White City School, which Is to be repaired and repalnlcrl. If patrons desire, a lunch service formerly operated at thes chool will be returned. Adequate buss e-rvlce will he furnished to the school. "The two teachers now under contract to teach the Whit* Olty School will he retained until the end of the school term, which expires next May." the decree form said. "From ami after that time the directors will give consideration to the wishes of the parents of the students at this school in selecting teachers ..." Too Much to Eat? Too Much 1o Drink? Turns Danish Heartburn Quick as a Wink f PO« TMI niMMY Re<ord fa* relief for ga*, heartburn, sour stomach, acid indi^ettion. MEET ME IN BLYTHEVILLE > £- ; > . ,-i ,:, Sunday Sept. 28th MEMBERSHIP "KICKOFF" MEETING Wonderful Program Church - Dinner - Business -1:15 p.m. IT IS AN HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO WEAR THIS "Legion Facts" DO YOU KNOW— That the American Legion has the greatest program of any organization in the world? REHABILITATION CI!ILI> WELFARE • • IIOSVITAI.IZATION COMMUNITY SP.KV1CE DO YOU KNOW— That the American Legion sponsored all worthwhile IcgUlav lion that has been of benefit to the e.x-sevviceman and his family. DO YOU KNOW— That Public Law 550, giving the Korean veteran practically the same benefits as World War II veterans, originated in Dud Cason Post by the writer o! Legion Parts. EDUCATION & TRAINING LOAN PROVISIONS The above administered by "V. A." UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION MUSTERING OUT PAY JOB HUNTING AID Administered by the Veterans Employment Service. DO YOU KNOW— That Public Law 5B6 gives the Korean veteran preference, also to certain widows and mothers. DO YOU KNOW— In case o[ sickness Cemcrgency) you have at your command tile finest Hospitals and Doctors 111 the world. no YOU KNOW— In case of death, your family will receive $130 btlrinl allowance, Head Stone and Flag. DO YOU KNOW— In case of sickness or distress. The Child Welfare will tide your family over until an adjustment can be made. DO YOU KNOW— Tile Post has a Service Officer who will assist in fiimc claims, to help Veterans with readjustment and "rehabilitation problems. DO YOU KNOW— This Post sponsors BOY SCOUT TROOP. JUNIOR BASEBALL. KNOW YOUR AMERICA. ORATORICAL CONTEST, HISTORY MEDALS AND FLAG CODE AND BOYS STATE. no YOU KNOW— If Congress had taken the suceestion of The American Legion, as set up by THE MANDATES of the National Convention, there would not have been any w ar II We advocate the passage of The Universal Draft Art. CAPITAL AND LABOR ALIKE. Also the Universal Military Training—"To Be Prepared." KEEP YOUR LEGION STUONG WHY NOT VAY YOl'K DUES NOW? Eligibility dates. April 6, 1917 through November 1!. 1918: December 7, 1911 through September 2. 1915—and Korean conflict dating from June 25, 1950. With honorable discharge. COURTESY DUD CASON I'OST 21 Blylhcville, Arkansas . . . FA\V HOM vuxmTI AND HERE ARE SPECIAL VALUES...SPECIAL SAVING* September 18-27 at WADE'S Modern 4-pc. Walnut Veneer Bedroom Suite 50 6MJOY Kidney Shaped Mahogany Desk 95 Nine Piece gany Suite' Eighteenth Century 7950 National-Built Quality fa Furniture 2-Piece Rose Frieze 229" Trade With Wade & Save" FURN. CO.

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