Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on August 3, 1957 · Page 5
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

Carroll, Iowa
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Saturday, August 3, 1957
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••*-fg!r , * w !5)*$ He'll Shore Ki Harney's Lakes, Delis By TOM A. CULLEN NEA Staff Correspondent LONDON - (NEA) — If God hadn't Invented Killarney a lot of swig-writers and Irish tenors would be pounding the bricks In SHarch of jobs. Not even Swanee, with the rest of Dixie thrown In, has inspired ai many ballads as this 8,000- tcre patch of lakes and fells, em* erald Isles and woodland dells, which are sometimes known as "Heaven's Reflex." And now, it is America's reflex, *oo, thanks to the efforts of a Florida, real estate promoter. J. Stifart Robinson of Miami has 'not only bought Killarney—lakes, atock and barrel, so to speak — but he plans to convert it Into a summer colony for rich Ameri cans of Irish descent. Built Boca Raton Robinson, a cheerful man in his early 60's who built the swanky Boca Raton club in Florida, announced his " "Share Killarney" plan while passing through London recently en route to Ireland. So far no silver-throated tenor has seen fit to publicly lament the coming Yankee invasion of Killarney. In fact, the Irish appear to be taking Robinson and his plans quite calmly. But feeling has not always been so friendly. When the new American owner announced last December his plans to subdivide Killarney along Miami Beach lines a fearful hue and cry arose in the land. Visions of motels, hot-dog stands and Coca-Cola signs springing up - along the lakes, whose placid waters would be torn by the hornet whine of speed-boats, troubled the dreams of the men of Kerry. Allays Fears But Robinson has now succeeded in allaying the local fears. The Florida promoter has assured the Irish government he will do nothing to spoil Killarney's natural beauty. The summer residences which he is planning to build at $50,000 a throw will be set well back from the shoreline so as not to ruin the view, he claims. No doubt the prospect of American dollars rolling in has done muoh to sweeten local tempers. "Share Killarney" sounds pretty tnuch like a millionaires' club. Among those who Robinson claims are interested in the scheme are William Daley, chairman of the Cleveland Indians; Judge Michael Doyle, of Philadelphia; Ignatius O'Shaughnessy, Minnesota oil executive; Joseph Fitzgerald, Miami lawyer; Frank J. Rooney, Miami construction boss; William F. O'Neil, Akron tire and rubber company president, and his son Michael, a banker. Some of these men are visiting Killarney this summer with a view to choosing horn; sites. In One Family 369 Years Killarney had remained in one family for 369 years before the Yankee invasion. It was given to Sir Valentine Browne by Queen Elizabeth in 1588. The Brownes, who later became Viscounts Cas- tlerosse and Earls of Kenmare, were given not only the lands, but "the lakes of Killarney, the water Bnd fish therein contained, and the bottom thereof." Mrs. Beatrice Grosvenor, who Inherited the estate, was forced to sell it in order to escape death duties, which is where Robinson came into the picture. Local feeling towards Americans has changed drastically from the days when Mr. and Mrs. William Bowers Bourn, of California, bought the 10,000-acre Muckross estate, which adjoins the Kenmare domain. ' It was a long time before the Kenmares would bring themselves to dine with the Bourns, and when they did In 1913 Killarney was filled with disbelief. That night Kenmare House burned to,, .the ground. The people of Killarney were not surprised. "'Twas the judgment of God. sure Timet M*raM, Girrafl, Saturday/ Aug. 3, 1957 J. STUART ROBINSON . . . Dollar prospects sweeten tempera. enough," was their comment next morning when they surveyed the smoking ruins. ©I Allen Mosiers To V i sit in East Lansing (Timtt Herald New* Berries) SCRANTON. - Mr. and Mrs. A1-! len Mbsier are leaving Sunday for! East Lansing, Mich., to be gone 1 until August 20. They will visit rel- • 1 atives. Larry Miller is visiting in Harlan at the home of Dr. and Mrs. 1 Christiansen for about a week, j Margery Gelsinger of St. Louis is visiting at the home of Mr. and 1 Mrs. Ralph Merriam. She brought 1 David Merriam home after he had' visited in St. Louis for a few days. Emory Terrill. accompanied by Tudie Terrill, went into Chicago Monday with a load of cattle. The three children are staying at the Emory Terrill home. I Mrs. Earl Paup spent a few days at Lake Okoboji at the cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Morriss Grettenberg. Other guests were Grace Churchill and Mrs. Glen Sweezy. Mrs. Sweezy left Saturday for Minnesota. Mrs. Earl Paup entertained at dinner Thursday when guests were Daisy Toben, Hazel Cameron, Clara Barrett of Jefferson,I and Bertha McCullough. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ocker and Tim of Ft. Dodge spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Ocker. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Dehoney of Alabama, Gene Dehoney, Ru t h Ellen and Frank are visiting in the home of Mr and Mrs. Homer Northrupp at New Raymer, Colo. Mrs. Jean Fiser and three daughters of West Des Moines spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. M. M. Miller. J Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller at-, tended a birthday dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren 1 Miller Sunday. Mrs. Fred Wat- j | son's birthday was celebrated. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Morden returned Tuesday from Roselle, Ill.,|| where they visited the Donald! Morden family. They also visited || Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rogers and I family in Benton Harbor, Mich.,! and Mr. and Mrs K. B. Slater in i St. Joe, Mich. Robert Morden re- j 1 turned home with his family. j Mrs. A. C. Mosier, who had; been visiting in Des Moines for a week, returned home Saturday. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Neary on Wednesday and Thursday were Mrs. Harry Windsor and daughter, Jeanne, and Mrs. Earl Cady and daughter, DeAnna, of Springfield, Ore. They are returning from a tour of 30 states and Canada. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Neary and | Mrs. Madge Curry were in Des Moines Sunday to call on relatives who are ill. David Squibb of Pella spent a week at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. ( Dwayne DiUavou. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Eberle and family were in Eagle Grove Sunday, visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed Peebler. Steve Pcebler accompan* ied them home for a few days' j visit. CITY-WIDE Thurs., Fri, Sat., August 8, 9,10 ITS BIG - ITS COLOSSAL You'll Find Bargains from One End of Town to the Other!!! # Furniture Housewares Foods SPECIALS 8 &R Appliances Jewelry Tools Clothing Sporting Goods * Your donor wtor* o happy ~ " tmJJt on Dolfor Deys . , » whan ft foelrt bfggar, goal further ond buy* mora than you aver oVaomad pouibkl Watch Next Wednesday's Issue of the Times Herald for Dollar Days Values THE8I PROQRISSIVI MERCHANTS ARI SPONSORING THIS BOOSTS* PAOl AMUSIMINTS Carroll Thaatro 108 E Stb St DUI MM AUTOMOTIVE Houlihan Motor* awy 7] * M DUI art Automotive llootrlc 628 N Main DU1 3991 AWNINOS ana OLASS Ooorgo Millar - IMttbSt Dial MM SAKIRIIS Carroll aakary „ IM N. Adam* OlaJ aSIT ORUO STORM RoHonmaior Drua Stars 111 W Bib St. dUJttM MUM IMPLEMENTS for DUISIH S03 N. Mala It FARM MANA»EMBNT V. Stuart Parry Ml N. Woat St DUI FINANCIAL ORGANIZATION! Commercial Savlnoa Rank 10) W 5th St DU) mi J. A. Oouo horry Farm taaaa 109 N. 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