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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, SEPT. 14, 1988 Scientists Plan Experiments In Attempt To Alter Seasons By FRANK CAREV AP Science Reporter ' MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Scientists are planning to explore the possibilities of chemically speeding springtime and delaying winter — as far as crops are concerned, This was made known Sunday at a conference of some of the world's outstanding experts on solar energy already available to agriculture — and also to lap a virtually wasted bounty of solar radiation as a means of supplying useful heal and power for homes and industry. • • • and South Africa, ends today. * The idea of the chemical "crop senson extension" would be.U) to hasten the opening of planting season a couple of weeks by spreading chemicals on the snow or frosted ground to promote melting, and (2) chemically treating the ground during growing season so as to absorb enough solar heat to delay Jack Frost's attacks for another couple of weeks at season's end. But scientists told reporters at • news conference in connection with the meeting that, while the • objective is one Justifying intensive resenrch, the problem will be to find chemicals that would trap the sun's energy—and release it under controllable conditions. j One scientist said the Russians claim to have acnievea goou success in speeding springtime in the Soviet by spreading coal dust on the snow to trap rays of the sun. The conference of solar experts, including about 30 Americans, two Canadians and one scientist each from Australia, Israel. India, Italy Fans Mourn Death of Actor Lewis Stone HOLLYWOOD (/P) — Friends and lans today mourned the tragic pas sing of Lewis Stone, 73, the dign: lied veteran of stage and screen who collapsed and died Saturday night while chasing three teen nge prowlers outside his Hollywood home. Private funeral services will be conducted at the actor's honv Wednesday morning- Mrs. Hazel Stone widow of th< white-rhaired actor who prolrayei "Judge Hardy," in the movies, salt her husband was watching tele vision when he heard prowlers out' side. He collapsed on a sfdewall while chasing the boys and died o a heart attack without regaining consciousness. Mrs. Stone said lawn furnjtun had been thrown in their swimming pool and that there had been trouble of this kind before. Police took three boys, one 13 and the others 15, into custody and ^bookec them, on suspicion pi mnttcius mischief^ Later they -were released to cuatafly of their parents pending possible juvenile court action. Stone had been in show business more than 50 years. He WRS born in Worcester, Mass. He served in the Spanish-American War and was a calvary major and instructor in World War 1. Hts appearance in the Broadway stage play "Sidetracked" led to stardom and other hits in which he appeared included "The Girl of the Golden West" and "The Bird of Paradise-" In recent years Stone had curtailed his acting work but just a few weeks ago he completed a picture, "All the Brothers Were Valiant." His first picture, "Honor's Altar," was in 19J5. Other early films Included "Scaramouche," "Grand Hotel" and Prisoner of Zenda." In addition to his widow Stone Is survived by two daughters, Barbara and Virginia, He had been married twice before. 1 His first wife •was the late Margaret Langliam. He and his second wife, Florence Pryor, known as Florence Oakley on the stage, were divorced in 1939. The need for research into vanous conceivable uses iur sut.^ energy was underlined at the news conference by statements marie by Palmer Putnam, Washington, D.C., an engineering consultant 10 me government. He asserted that if the present "increasing" rate of power demand continues — and under-privileged countries are developed as envisioned by some authorities — the economically recoverable resources of regular fuels, such as coal, will give out in about 70 years. On the same basis, he added, the atomic fueis, urunium uionum, will last only 175 years. Dr. G. O. G. Lor, Denver, scien-| Uric consultant to the American i tnt'iuow <_iflss Co., said his firm lias supported research on solar iisai.n b oi homes "imd 1ms faiih that such solar heating is realizable within 10 years." Dr, Charles G. Abbott, famed sun-scientist of the Smithsonian Institute, said he's invented "solar engine" which he's conii- dent could be developed into commercially feasible device for lurnishing heat, electricity pumping and irrigation power "a small farm." A scientist from India reported "soiar cookers" costing $14 each have recently been placed on the market in that sun-rich country. 'or Edison's Colleague, C. F. Nestor, Dies SAN FRANCISCO (/Pj—Cornelius E. Nestor, 87, who pioneered with Thomas A. Edison the development and .sales of recording devices, died yesterday. Nestor went to work for the famous investor at the age of 12 at East Orange, N. J. He claimed he was the first to think of using wax cylinders to record music. Evidence at Hand ST. LOUIS (W — Pollen, Investigating report* of a conterfeit cigarette tax stamp ring, didn't have to look far for some of the evidence. They reported yesterday some packs bearing phony city tax stamps DO Favorite Foods "Talk Back" to You? TUMS Quickly Neutralize !*«•• Acid Nearly everyone hsi favorite foods that sometimes bring on heartburn, sourness and acid indigestion. Rut millions have found die answer ii simple »5 A-B-C. They iiisi tarry « handy roll of Turns in pocket or purse. F.at 1 or 2 Turns for swift, soothing relief. They cnn't over-alkalize—can't Cause acid rebound. And they nre FAST! Get a loll of delicious TUMS unlay! ffiffi TVMI 101 THI TUMMT Rita's Daughters Are Under Guard Two Death Threats Received Concerning Return to Aly LOS ANGELES W — Rita Hny- worth's two young daughters are under armed guard at her home today after the film star's attorney salt! Miss Hayworili received the second of two letters throu'emng death unless she returns to Prince Aly Khan. Included in the death threat was Yasmin. Ritrt's 2' 2 year old daughter by Aly. Rita's attorney, Hartley Crum, who confirmed receipt of the two etters, snid the armed guard was placed over Yasmin and her half- sister, Rebecca Welles, 8. daughter of Orson Welles, at Miss Hayworth's home here, "I don't know if this Is serious or not. hut it would be very foolish :o take a chance," Crum said. Miss Hnyworth is in Las '/egas, Nev., visiting crooner Dick Haymes whom she plans to marry later this nonth. The FBI there opened an investigation into the threats yes- erday and It will be continued oday. Both letters reportedly bore post- OOUBLE DUTY —Something new in "convertible!*" is being .shown at the Novelty Fair in Number^, Germany. If the Ice should suddenly melt, the wearer of the skates can quickly transform them into rollf- were in vending machines at police headquarters. marks from New Rochelle, N. Y. The first was received several days igo, and a spokesman at Las Vegas ;aid it was relayed from a Hollywood columnist. The second arrived Saturday at Miss Hayworth's hotel in Las Vegas. The actress Was divorced from Prince Aly in Reno last Jan. 261 nd last Friday turned down a divorce settlement which Crum said involved approximately one million dollars for the support of Yasmin. Rita's objection was on a condi- on of the settlement that Yasmin e exposed to Moslem teachings when she is seven, and having the hild taken to Europe for two or three month? each year. Crum said there was a possibility that the unsigned threatening letters originated with some followers of the Moslem faith. He said he will ask Charles Torem, Aly's attorney In Paris, to request that the Aga Khan, Aly'fi father and Moslem leader, caution Pennsylvania Pulchritude Gets Corner on Beauty Contest Mart ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. I* — Pennsylvania had a corner on the beauty market today, with lovelies from that state the winners of thr 1954 Miss and Mrs. Amerlc- erovwis. As Evelyn Margaret Ay launche a whirlwind tour today, her victor Saturday night over 51 other bear ties in the Miss America pagear seemed like a dream. It was the same tor Mrs. Erna Snyder, chosen rrom among 3 other wedded beauties to wear th" Mrs. America crown at Asbury Park last night. Miss Ay, wno prefers to be called "Evvy," has a week of television appearances and wardrobe fitting in New York to go through before taking to the road. Her heart belongs to a naval officer trainee, and she sported a diamond engagement ring on the third finger of her left hand at her first press conference yesterday. The 20-year-old pageant winner, who hails from the small town of EphraU, Pa., is a University of Pennsylvania coed. She got the ring a week ago from Carl Sempier of Verona, N- J>, 22, an ex-football plnyer now in a navy officer train- g school at Newport, R. I. Evvy's surprised she was the victor, because she thinks she's too fat in places, She weighs 132 and •Hands 5 feet 8 inches high, her i bust-waist-hips measurements are 37. 24, and 38 inches. ' Besides $40,000 in personal appearance fees, Miss America gets a $5.000 scholarship and other; awards worth another $5,000. There'll be an ironic touch to Mrs. America's appearance today his followers. 100 for 4»<, 12 for UK FOR SALE FRESH CAGED EGGS TJretl of "cold storage" eggs for your breakfast? We have plenty of fresh, cnget! eggs available at all times. They nre tasty, nutritions and infertile and produced under (he most sanitary conditions possible. A treat (o eat. \Ve will deliver them right to your door. Shown in the above photo is a portion of our "egg factory" at our farm near Promised Land. We extend an invitation to all to come out and inspect our flock. SEE or CALL H. L HALSELL Blytheville Route 2 Phone 6632 JimmieEdward* fi, JJ|/E IIKE LUCY 1 LOVE LOCr"-D«ni m ,« m.nc* 1 . lop TV iho- with l.ucilli rhlllipMomi, •very wcokovci CBS NOW-FOR YOUR HOME, THE LOVELY "I LOVE LUCY" SUITE/ • nJ D*il -»*t Luej" p.)*«>M »wW "Wa lovt Fashion Trend" say Lucille Bali and D«ti Amsz, start of the iabulout "I Lov« Lucy Show". You, loo, will love thii Faihion Trend Suite ... for iis charming style especially ct«*t J for Lucy & Desi by Edmond J, Spence . . . for iti lubtle ytl •tunning contrail of light Ivory Korina *nd gorgeou* Natural Walnut ... lor the many quality features that mbke Fashion Trend one ol the most famous names in furniture . . . and for the down-to-earth price that nuk*t Fashion Trend *t easy to own at it is to love! HERE'S THE BEAUTIFUL FASHIOK TREND BEDROOM SD1TE CHEATED ESPEC1AUT F0« LUCY AND DESI AND THEIR SENSATIONAL TELEVISION SHOW, "I L07E LDCt" —CHOSEN FOE THEIB HOLLYWOOD HOME, TOOI IOOILE man $ »d lOOXCASt IU 198 L ° Jimmie Edwards Furniture Co. i,M T.H. $31.95 301 E. Main Phone 2487 Tkll Ii FAIHION TICND • ••II C»»> l» tttm-ltit turn, at a fair In Reading In her home state of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Snyder had entered two beauty contests 'here In the past, but the best she 'd was to finish as a runner-up. "I didn't expect to win," she said !ter being given the crown last •iht, "I still can't believe It." The 115-pound. 5 feet 4% inches-.11 mother of two boys also has year of personal appearances head of her as the Queen of mar- .•ied lovelies. Mrs. Snyder, 24, has a 34-Inch ust, 23-inch waist and 34-Inch hips. Beauty alone isn't enough in de- ermining a winner in the Mrs. America contest. Homemaking ability was equally important. Runnersup in order in the Miss America pageant, and the scholarship prizes they won, were: Miss New York City, Joan Cecelia, Kaible, $3,000; Miss Virginia, Anne Lee Ciglis. Norfolk, 52.500; Miss Alabama, Virginia Me- David. Birmingham. S2.000; Miss Mississippi. Susanne Dugger, Pic- yune, $1,500. In the Mrs. America contest, second place went to Mrs. Connecticut, Mary Ann Marcus of Dan- sury. and third to Mrs. North 'arolina, Melvyn Harper of Snow Hill. 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