The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa on May 10, 1970 · Page 80
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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 80

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Sunday, May 10, 1970
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What Do You Want To Know? — Auk Hy (larriner Q: Who gave Louis Armstrong the unflattering nickname, "Satchmo"? —T.V.B., Ames, Iowa. A: Louis himself. After playing on a Mississippi steamboat, he intror duced himself by. saying, "This is.the Reverend Satchelmouth Armstrong." •***•"' • Q: Is it true that Cristina Ford (Henry the Second's young wife) feels guilty about spending his money? —B. Roberts, Hamilton, Ohio. A: On the contrary. She said: "Why should I feel guilty aboutmoney? We give away pretty near everything to charity.-Money-and position donT make you secure. If they took away the money tomorrow, I'd be just as happy." ,---'""* * * Q: Hugh O'Brien, reputed to be one of Hollywood's most eligible bach- elors—wiJL you ask him what he's really looking for in a wife? —N.P.S., Cleveland. A: "What I'm really looking for," Hugh hedges, "is the ideal bride who isn't looking for an ideal groom." * * * Q: Who was the first President to throw out the first ball to open a baseball season? And was it a strike? —Gerald R., St. Louis. A: William Howard Taft. In 1910. A wild pitch! •* * * Q: Elizabeth Taylor seems happy and contented these days. Is there anything she hasn't got? —Rebecca B., New Haven, Conn. A: A Burton baby. Says Elizabeth: "1 don't want to sound sentimental or corny, but I would like to have another baby—with Richard. Aside from that I think everything's marvelous." (Note: since Mrs. Burton's hysterectomy in August 1968, any addition to the family would have to be by adoption.) * * * Q: Will Rogers gave Franklin D. Roosevelt a piece of advice about Congress in 1932, before his first term as President. Do your files show what it was? —G. B., Oakland. A: Yes. "Kid Congress and the Senate. Don't scold them. They are just like children that's never grown up. They don't like to be corrected in company. Don't-sehd messages to 'em, send candy." ... < , ' * * * Q: I hear that Bill (Jose Jiminez) Dana is going to run for the U.S. Senate. Is he? —R Lyon, Long Beach, Cat A: By Jimenez, Jose has no such ambition. He is, however, spearheading a drive among his Hollywood pals to raise campaign funds for pioneer U.S. astronaut John Glenn's race to Washington from Ohio. Personal Postcards—To Mrs. M. P. Beck, Wynnewpod, Pa,: Actor Vincent Price and comedian/doodler Roger Price aren't related . . . To Joe Hartsough, South Bend, Ind.: Both of you win the bet. James Franciscus played in the half-hour version of "Naked City" in 1958-59 and Paul Burke co-starred in the hour version, from 1960 through 1963 ..-,.,-. To-A. Gilbert, Hammon, Qkla.: I hope-you're-not pollingmy4eg— but Eva and Zsa Zsa Gabor definitely are not the same girl. Answer 2: Red Skelton was a Special Services private in World War II . , . To Lois Schultz, River Grove, 111.: The book Dale Evans wrote in 1953-aboufr- Robin Elizabeth (who died when she was only 2) is called "Angel Unaware" ... To Dallas Richardson, College Park, Md,: "The Virginian," "No, No. Nanette," and "Seventh Heaven" are available for television ... To M. D,, Richmond, Va.: Judy Garland was 17 when she made the memorable "Wizard of Oz," in 1939. Send your questions to Hy Gardner, "Glad You Asked That," care of Des Moines Register, P. 6. Box~2505jNew York, N.Y. 10017. Mr. Gardner will answer as many questions as he can in his column, but the volume of marl makes personal replies impossible. Copyright IOTP Field Enterprise* Inc. WE SHOW . . . you how to build your own horn* . . . the MILES WAY . . . and MVO thousands. Pro-cut for easy assembly. Follow simple, step by stop instructions. Designed JUST for do it yoursolfen. YOU DO ... . . the nailing, have the fun. MVO the money. If* easy. Our plan enables a person who is not a ear- P 3l? r . 1 * Jr^. *. *«P*-r~r. in your iparo hours without costly hired labor. WE TRUST Low down payment. Lot MILES back you. Rant siie paymonh. Delayedjirstpayment. Everythingjurmihed. f ™ *»>«V first SOQ mile,. Your lamTneod not be paid for. No other plan like tkis. YOU SAVE $$ . . . on labor and materials. Savo time, too. Build it and pay YOURSELF thos. high labor costs. Pay- 5T H L* r *«*** b * e * u » y°" «*• l«»."Wny pay rent? Take the first step now. Send for free boot. I There is a Miles local ceprtuntativc in your aiea. THE TEXAN PLEATS •26" All New version of a talked .about shoe— really a versatile style in Bleed Patent, .Bone Calf. White and Blue. White and Black, White and Tan. SNM Widths. 3V* to 10 BOOT SHOP CORNER 6tn i VvALNuT DtS MOiNtS tOWA Plu* 78c State Tax All-In-The-Ear Hearing Aid Weighs .only % ounce Our most jxipufcr model fits entirely in the ear. No tubes or cords. Come in for complete details or write for Sears FREE booklet on Hearing Aids. Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back Sears SEAKS, HO£»VCK AND CO. Merle, my and Deueles Phone ?7M»n, p»s Moines. U. PES MOINES. SUNDAY REGISTER—MAY 10, 1970—PAGE 9

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