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TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1950 BIATWEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE The World Loves a Regal Lover, Boyle Says Kings Prefer Love To Royal Thrones By Hal Boyle NEW YORK— (IF)— Come, fellow peasants, let us sit npon the ground tell sart tales ol the plight of LgS. "he commcn man used to believe he bore most of the world's woes, but It. turns out kings have their troubles, too. In the last century people worried because there were too many kings on thrones— and not enough In poker hands. Unemployment Is Plague Today unemployment is the plague of monarchs. In olden times kings were bounced off their thrones because (1) they went mad, civilized lands the tribal counc! ins forgiven the young chief for marrying a white foreigner with no bine blood In her veins. They wan him back. But Britain's Labor covernment which relinquished India, th brightest Jewel 'In the Imperia crown, says, "No. Seretse. you sta In England and be ft nice ex-chief There are dark whispers as to why Tlu;re are hints that South Afrl ca wants to take over Bechuana land, and that a chief with an ox ford accent might stand In the way Ball Player's Salary . So far the besl offer the Labo government has made to Scretse (2) they cut off too many heads, (3) a stronger relative wanted the Job, (4) they lost a war, or (5) folks Just got tired of paying them too much In taxes. Nosv, however, kings seem to lose their ermine and sceptor over love — love, that word. 'rospector Dies When Tent Burns. H. .ARRISON, Ark,, March 14. Ml —Accidental burns have caused the oath of James Whltaker, a 78- enr-old mineral prospector, wlio pent most of his time alone in •ie woods'. Whltaker's burned body was ound yesterday outside his char- ed tent near Compton, Newton, County. A coroner's Jury returned verdict of accidental death. Apparently the ten caught fire rom an oil stove. Whitaket- carted some of his possessions from •he burning tent before his clotli- »g Ignited. A search was started after tic didn't appear here for Ills custom ary week-end visit with his rive daughters, all of whom live In Harrison. : armer Apologizes for His Poor Aim After Routing Klansmen with Rifle a guarantee of about $3.750 a yea K he win play ball. Offhand. It looks Ifte SereL could do better on Broadway ai Hollywood. I'll bet Rodgers an Hainmersteln could assure him of least $100.000 lor a conile opera wonderful four-letter i based on his life story-young love versus (he emnlre. He coul<l pick They gave up their power, their up another $100.000 or so from .a prestige their dominions—but, by j Him on the same subject. And there cracky the kings have showed a i are also television and radio rigms. stubborn streak when It came to ! a' lecture tour, and the book-of-tne- love. They have insisted on e.xcrcts- I month -lub to consider. ing trie right that princes have al-' ways had In fairy tales, and commoners have had In real life: The right to go with the pal they like. Kings Prefer Women King Carol, for Instance, said, "To heck with Romania—,1'H take Madame Lupescu." Before he had even sat on the throne of England long enough lo get it warm. Edward VIII gave it up for Mrs. Simpson, "the I love." And widower King 1 felt he couldn't help It if Seiglum was overrun by tnvatlers and went right ahead and married a commoner. Now Leopold has won a referendum showing a majority ol Eel gium's voters want him returned to his home country and throne. One thing you have to say about these monarchs: They have all stuck by the girl of their choice. And all the world loves a steadfast lover, crowned or crownless. Certainly an wives do. Negro Has Sympathy That Is why the latest Jobless monarch, young chief Seretse Kna- nia of BechuanalancJ, has mi*h public sympathy. The Oxford-educated chief, an Involuntary exile In London, Is pin- Ing for Ills absent bride, pretty Ruth Williams, a former typist, who is holding the fort for him back home Tote 'cm all up and Scretse would he sure to be solvent before the arillsh government Is. He could :hen probably even buy back Bech- lanaland—his own country—with a dov.'ii payment in dollars, and the rest contingent on how well t London utficc behaved Itself. Gas Company Ordered To Refund $156,000 LITTLE ROCK, March 14. Ml— Tile Arkansas-Louisiana Gas Com pany has been ordered to refuni uout S156.000 to customers in nlin Ukaiisas cities. The public Service Commission which issued the order yesterday aid the money has accumulater in e Jan. 1, 1946 It represent reduction in the cost ol ga mrchased by the company froi his Mississippi nlvcr Fuel Corpor Davenport, president of the Bill ancc.. Rev. Pearl James. Rev. W. N Mitchell. Rev. D. C. Ilarber. ftev. , T. P. Connor, Rev. W. L,. Payne, I Stuttgart, Lonoke. wilrnar and Car- ind Rev. D. s. Settles. lisle. In darkest Africa. EASTMAN, Ga., March 14. (AW— ' tobed nnd hooded night riders who ed before a rifle-toting south jcorgla lanner now have his apol- gy and an Invitation to return. The farmer, Otho Wlgghis, apol- gizcd lor being such a poor shot vitli a rifle. Wiggins used a ,22 'rifle to rout he mob after his Negro farmhand lad been beaten on the night of Vlarcli 2. Some of the robed figures •eturncd his fire. Wiggins' apology was contained In i letter he wrote Editor Edwin T. Methvin of the weekly Ea.slinan rimes-Journal. Methvin has boon crusading against the Ku Klux Klaii. It was he who broke the news of Wiggins' routing of the nightriders. Wiggins' letter said In part: "I extend to you loyal members of the Ijooded brotherhood my humble Oddfellow Lodge Confers Degrees Second and third degrees were conferred o" 21 new members of the Blythevlllc Oddfellows lx)dgc last night at a Joint meeting o' the Steele, Maiden and Campbell, Mo., lodges In Steele. A. F. Dietrich, noble grand, said the Blythevilie lodge is showing n steady increase In membership. Don Whitney Is vice grand of tno Uly- thevllle lodge. apologies for being such a poor shot with a rifle. I hope to see yon soon.' Jt was signed: "Your Meighljor, Otho Wiggins.' Two white farmers have been arrested in the case. They are free on $1.000 bond each on. charges of assault and battery and shooting another. It's Food You Don't fat That Kills You, Ohio Physician Soys I.OS ANOKLES. March 14. (If)— it's not, the germs Hint kill you, says )-. Jor.UImn Formrm, It's the food you don't eat. I'eojilc do not die o( Infecttouit diseases lint really (com malnutrition that allows the gcnn to Bnin foctlmld," Dr. Fonnnn, of Ohio State Medical School, yesterday told 1000 doctors nt a convention of the college ol medical evangelists. In non-lnfcctloiu fntnl disease, loo," he said, "bad nutrition Is the cause in every instance. Creative merilcinc mii-st be founded on growing the best possible foods." Death Ends Youth's Fight Against Cancer OKLAHOMA CITY, March M. W) —For most of his life, Billy Husscli Toast Guard Saves Crew Of Trawler Parish priests onc(>blessed potato crops In Ireland. ation. Those who will receive refunds are residential and commercial customers In Hamburg, Warren, Monticello. Star City, England, May. Jr.. felt little but the ravages of cancer. Surgeons at Mayo Clinic amputated his left leg nt the hip In an effort to halt the rapid spreae of the disease. Employes of a. cab *7 company here raised $350 to buy the 3-ycar-old, cl'lld an artificial leg. U was never used. Later cancer reached ills . lowei abdomen. But :.ftcr x-ray treatments, doctors gave the lad new hope for recovery. Then the relapse came Jan. 12. Ele entered the hospital for the last 1 time. Friends had located a ground- | floor apartment for the family so j Billy could play outside—but he j had few chances to play. Death ', ended his two-year fight yesterday.. Uniform Spelling Asked For Arkansas Towns WASHINGTON. March 14. Ml— The Hoard on Oeorgaphlc Names listed today (he names of seven towns and geographic locations it: Arkansas which it hones to standardize as to spelling and use. The hoard said it expects to rule this month In favor of spelluit tlicm this \vny: Crawfordsville. Earl, Elmo, LortRC Corner, Macks, Phenlx, Yorktown (The only change In the pro l>oscd spelling nnil present USMJJI is Uxh',e C rncr from Lodges Cur ner.) Vote on Parking Meter* ROCK. March 14. Residents of Little Roclc voted today on proposed Installation of parking meters. A similar proposal was defeated, here by 812 votes two years ago. NORFOLK, Va., March 14. Ml— A Coast Guard IHJWK (amphibious •chicle) removed the trawler Alice Anne's six-man cre\v today after lie vessel grounded and sank at •\ilsc Cape, near Virginia IJeach. Coast Guardsmen said the 110- Toot trnwler was "a total loss.' She was owned by Ralph Carmine, of Portsmouth. The vessel grounded shortly before 3 a.m. A Coast tluard bench patrol arrived at the scene •soon nftenviml and its members re- ( l>ortcd they could see n crewman clinging to the rigging. | At about the same time the Alice Anne went down, another trawler, j the Sea Rambler, radioed she was ' taking water in her engine room four miles off Virginia Beach. Tho Coa-st Guard dispatched a cutter nnd two smaller vessels to the Sea Rambler's a.ssislance. Those vessels placed pumps aboard Ihe Trawler and escorted her a-s she headed for Norfolk under her. own power. At T'.TiO a.m. the Const Guard re- iwrted the Sea llanibler had passed Cape Henry. She hrul run aground at False Cnpc but freed hcirsclt 15 minutes later. Both the sea Rnmbler and the Alice Anne were converted Into trawlers from submarine chasers. Negro Ministers Discuss Lectures Dr. L. L. Frazier, of Wynne, presiding elder of the Blythevillc Dis- rict of the C. M. E. Church, was guest speaker at a meeting of th Ministerial Alliance yesterday at Carter Temple. During the meeting, It was de cided that the alliance would spon sor an inter-racial, Inter-deiiomi- nation lecture scries during tho first week of July, and the alliance discussed the possibility of having Negro police ofilccrs named In Blythe- villc for duty In Negro sections of Blytheville. It was pointed out that Negro lOfficers. under the supervision of other officers, were a part of the stalls In Little Rock and Memphis. It was announced that Rev. M. Peace of Richmond, Ky., was conducting a 10-day .revival at the Seretse rules 100,000 Bamangwa- Bethel A. M. B. Church and the altos, the largest tribe in Bechuana-1 Dance voted to cooperate with the land, a 215,000-squnremtle chunk of i revival move. Services are conducted "the unknown continent." I at 8 p.m. each night. With a gallantry rare even In i Other speakers Included Rev. L. D. ANHYDROUS AMMONIA FERTILIZER (84% Nitrogen) The newest fertilizer with more dollar return per ton. Contact us for your re- quirements. LEE WILSON CO. \ Routl \n\y to Rcl i\ good sport out' of sorts Is (n IILIVC ;i rudln that gives out uilli morn stalEc than music. Keep (Mugs p!e;is- 11 ut a run tul your home by h;iv- ing your rntilo In flne .sli:ipe: brlnff your set lo lllytlicvlllo Sales Co. or cull HG1G for prompt pickup service. 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