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July 24, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO •L'TTHEVIUJ! (ATtK.) COUKTCTl HAL. BOYLE'S COLUMN Donkey Men All Ears As Convention Nears End of Trading Period (Editor's note: Trellis MM Fee- Me, America's most average wife, fends thai crrry Oemorr.il Is a king-maker In the following letter to her husband giving an inside v/ew* of (he donkey .serenade. ( CHICAGO bfi—Dear darling Wilbur, Well, honoy, the Defiiocrntic convention right now is like n barbershop quartet where everybody wants to sitig tenor. This Js the showdnwn day lo pick the presidential nominee, nrul there are still more candidates than there nre rielPgaics. If the convention charged each one a nominating fee, il could wipe out the national debt. ' The candidates are all so nervous ihey are trading each- other ulcers «-s well as delegates. Hut the one they are most angry t\l is Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Illinois sphinx \vho won't say yes ant) can't say no. Stevenson Still Lead Adamant Artlai still seems to add up as the popular favorite, but a lot of Democrats are getting annoyed at his coyness. "I think Stevenson just confuses SHE SWIMS IN MINK—Elbyc Young. Washington. D. C., model, slinkcd In mink during n fall fashion preview netd tn the capita) during the heat w.-u-e. She decided a bathing suit under the fur cape was about as coo) a deal as she could devise this convention with a radio Rive- away program," said one delegate. "He will accept the nomination all right, but he figures if lie walls ii little longer he maybe also cnn ivm nn electric refrigerator, a new cnr and a. week's trip to Bermuda," . With balloting time so near, | everybody is as nervous as n cat in a ring pound. Tlio donkey rwii arc; till ears, listening to the rumors, . .rumors. . . rumors. . . th.it f]y around like spnrrou'A )n « popcorn tjlorni. Hero nrc just n few, Wilbur, to show you how siJly rumors can be: 1. — "Tnft ins sent somft of his hrvst orRanir.nrs, here to uork lor Dick Russell." a. — "Tuft has set some o( his best organizers hero to disrupt the Hnrrimnn cani|)nl»n." 3. — "A Kelauver supporter col- Inpspd under the strain, sat down in a chair, and began to ulrum his slomach — under the delusion he TV as a Banjo." 4. — "Harry Truman !s working * oulja board in the White House .rylng to get it Lo tell him what candidate to back/' Somehow, dear, I think Alben Bfirklcy is lucky to be out of H nil — if ho really is. T saw him give his farewell speech Inst night, tind I will remember thai grant! old man nil my life, I want as me guest of Mr. Petrol, | Inal rich oIHonnire from Texas. , Ho Isn't n dubious delegate any • longer. They finally scaled him, ant) he said; "Well, It's about lime. That chair was getting moss on 11." Petrol Sheds a Tear When Vice President Uavkley finished bl& speech, there were tears In the eyes of everybody, Including Mr. Petrol, who said: "1 haven't Rushed like this since T lift my first oil well, Trellis Mae." But Wilbur, the tblnjf 1 liked best about the vcop was that, when lie was through and they culled his wile to the platform, the Ih-.sl thing he said wns, 'How rtld 1 do, dear?' T know lie said It, because I cmild read his lips. And she Jwsl smiled and held bis hnnd up in n V-for-vlctory slfjiml. When the nvallon was over nt least and ho had shnkcti the hands of all the politicians who came up to sny goodbye, he Just stood qulolly thore [or n moment. He looked out pnsl the umvlng banners, up to tbn big signs Knylng. "Gl million jobs" and "twenty years of plenty." He looked at the portraits of Democratic chieftains — Jcffcrsnn, Jack-inn. Grovor Cleveland Wilson, to FtooscvcU, and Trtrninn: ; -" • '"> i . ^t. r ••• ' • -Lifetime In His EyVii '" He stood there all alone at the smmnH of his life, nmt. oh Wilbur, his llfotimn WBR in his eyes. He lifted his hnntis nnd shook, them (jrnvely to the four corners of tho great linll. Kko a solemn old Indian chief say!u« fnrewpll to the sun. nnd then lie turned and walked out of the light and Into the rinrk, Wilbur, It suddenly made me terribly homesick. Arc you nil right? Now Just don't eat sardines and things like that while I'm gone. Your loving; wife. Trellis Mae 1*. S. wire more money. I'erlc Me-sla bought n new dress, so I hail to, too STATIONED IN KOHF.A — Airman Second Ohus CnroI D. Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cai-l Fiobcrls ,j( nt. 1. Uixora, is shnwn at his ilc.'k nt a forward Korean Air Fon.-R bn.sf- where he serves ,is n ba.se oprraUons c.-lprk. He Us n*- Blsnwl (n llio (il67tli Air Base Group, (Air Force I'liotn) MI-KT IN K01IEA — Two Bly- moti renewed an earlier acquatntjincc.ship earlier this month when they met In Seoul, Koroa, whore both nre sorvinff with Ihc Army. They nre Pf<:. J. W. \Villiarns^n. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Williamson filirt I'fc. Worthy Doris, sun of Mr. nnd Mrs. LtjLie DurJs. News of Men In the Service Scnnmn Apprentice Harold w. C.ann 1.S .schcdnlrd (o arrive hi Uly- lhr:villo soon to spend a 15-dny leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. E, G.iiin. !H> Is stnlionctl at Mof- fclt Field, Cdllf., Mliere he h iit- tachcil lo Fleet. AircrnJt Service Btjnadron 10. Three. Mississippt County men are currently swviriB wlih Ai)ll-Snl>- niarine Rrjuadron T\^o at Mirrminr, Calif. Tltey arp William E. Lewis, electrician's mntc tlilrd class, of BlyLhevlllc; Doi-sey R. Phiclwr, airman, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Howard L. Plnciier nt Dycss; anil Holifrl E. BUlry, atrmnn apprenMce. ^nn of Mrs. Nell Hailcy of Lcachvilie. Pvt. Joseph Cunningham, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Cunningham <>f I.iixora, recently completed hnslo traintnp! nl the Replacement Train- Ing Center at. fort. Kustis. Va. Giro Hatma, [\lnnan, USN, >;on of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hanna of Luxnrn. rrcently «-ns Rrailnalwl from the Naval training device school nl the Technical TrainlnB Center. Memphis. SRt. Edward Hay douse, son of Mr. and i\trs. Albert Cloilsr. of Rt. •V Blylhevlllc, recently .sjirnl n 10- dny leave In Italy snd EnRland. S|!l. Clousc is ntlacherl (o the 7SSSlh Electric Accounting Machine Unit at Nahbnllenforvch Quartermaster Depot. In Germany. Pic. Donald Williams, son of Mrs. Virginia Williams of Hnyti. Mo., i nnd Pfc. Paul Akers. Jr., of Ken- i nett, Mo., arc participating in the! Army.'k'/'Operntlon signpost" which Is now .under way to test air do- fcn.ws on nil oprralional basis. Roih arc stationed at. Fort Lewis, Wash. Cpl. \Valter H. Glover, Jr.. of .Toiner rrcently returned to the 25lh Division In Korea nf!cr n fii-e-day rest and recuperation leave in Japan. Fte is a member of Tlcnclciunr- lers Company of the nth Infantry Regiment. John T. CralK. quartermaster thlrrt rlnss. URN. son of Charles WINS I'imri.K IIKAIIT— First I.t. filbert D. Rarrc-U (riphtl of Hornersville, Mo., Is shown i-eceiv- int< a Purple Heart, from Col. Thomas M. Watlington, 2nd Division Artillery Comniantler, for wounds received In action in Korea, fvi. Barrett, is serving with (he JBth Pield Artillery Bnltalirm in Korea as a liaison officer. (Army I'luitn) «. Crnlq ol Blytheville. has returned lo the United Slates aboard the heavy cruiser St. Paul, which has been in the Korean area for the past eight months. Railroader Raising Animals on One Acre LONG DEACH, Calif. M>i _ Retired railroader Gcoree Russell, li) has Rone into the animal business, On his nr.re of land, Rit.-seli raises turtles, pheasants, squirrels peacocks and even a raccoon. Many of the nnini.ils were Rh'en to tile former railroad man by friends. Tile raccoon, Tootle, came U Ihc Hussell backyard' aflqr n friend's wife, said she couldn't live in the same apartment, with it. There arc many species of kangaroo on New Guinea, but none arc larger than fox terriers. N. SUMMER SHOE CLEARANCE-. We Clean House Twice A Year! Buy For Now —For Next Y->nr! LADIES' NOVELTY DRESS SHOES WEDGIE CASUAL! Grand Assortment of Values Up to $6.98! $999 Values to 3.98. NOW Values to 4.98 . NOW $1.57 $1.99 ENTIRE STOCK of Ladies' Novelty Dress Shops and U'crlrjic Casuals. Clioosc- from Calfskins Smonlh Leathers, Patents. Linens. Meshes, in Ptin>|>. Slinij Pump and SI rap SI vies! Kvcrv fuipi)rl ant Color in While, Ucd, Hlnck, Klne, Hrown and While, iilack I'alcnls ami Mnlli-Colors! Sixes'I ! 2 to 10! Values to 8.98! Men's Summer Oxfords, Loafers Top Quality at ])o\vn-To-Karth I'rirrs! U-Winj;. Winp; Till and Gore Loafer vvilh Mesh Insert, Plus Smooth Lca'thpr Trims! Sixes fi to 12! PLUS DRASTIC KEiHJCTfONS ON MEN'S SANDALS, CASUALS! $ 5 Values fo 3.98! Children's Oxfords and Sandals Sizes, i (o 8 ... Now 1.Z7 (X 1.S9 Sizes S>.} (o 12, 12'i lo S. now I.Dl « 1.99 OOI.OUS: \VIllTIv. HROWN. HBP. Ml'LTIS STARTS TOMORROW! PRICE REDUCTIONS Their Are Worth a Special Trip to Town! Sorry, Not All Sizes in Every Style But W« Do Hove Your Size! SATISFACTIOH GffARAHTEEO OR.TOUR MOKET MCK lilytlievillc, Arkansas * 4 * STAR * STORES * FOUR OF YOUR HOME-OWNED GROCERY STORES GREEN BEANS Jack Sprat Tender Whole Green Beans NO. 2 CAN Kidney Beans Joan of Arc — Buy Now & Save >. 303 CAN * Ebenit's GATEWAY STORE 210! Hose Street Cecil Lowe's GRO. & MKT. 5,'!2 No. filh Slreel Luttrell's GRO. & MKT. filh & C'hickasawha Pickard's GRO. & MKT. 10-M Cliickasiiivha At Pickerel's, Luttrell's, Lowe's, Eberdf's 3 LB. CAN Be Sure To Vote Tuesday Aru'ft Green & White LIMA BEANS I -No 303 fans 250 S.-tvc on ihis week-end speciitl! 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