Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 9, 1952 · Page 10
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 9, 1952
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Bf. v . : . ' " ; |f-- WOtmWfIT A*KAN$AJ flMK. Artaww hrtwrfey, ·, I*S1 Body Of King faken To Church Where Members Of Family Pay Respects; London Service Set r 'i(il)drihsham, England-Ml-ln ;»« darkened hush of a little voun- . '{ty. church, villagers and farmers, ?'C«fiiehter: .inrt woniismcn, luriay ·'.·MM In reverent last rcspc.rt past t-e candle-lit hlcr of King George · ·.yi^i' ". '·· 'jSirlj*'this morning the .Icnnnls .'iinljivB'rJters on the hig Sonrlrlnfi- ·:ham estate and (he townsfolk : from villages nestling near its . * 1 *lis. 1 bcgan gathering t l«oV. f u r ' the last time at the lined Jnce of fhelr' 'sovereign. " The plain oaken coffin lay ·cross trestles before the sliver »lt»r In the 16th century grry stnnc 'Cburih of St. Mary Magdalene, not fir'/rom the country home where .thi King died in his sleep V/rdn«s- · ii»y morning. Soft light flickered from fou mllos, one at each ,-oi-ner o( the ! coffin. Four gamekeepers from th estate, clad I h ' t h c green buckskin jackc',6 o f - a n c i e n t foresters, stood silent honor guard. 1'lie royal standard, lluwn wherever the monarch Is in residence toy rlrnprrl .over t h e . c o f f i n , which ! bore a silver plate engraved, "All l y c r t , Frederick A r t h u r George i Windsor, born 1HD5 died 1H62." ' On the coffin, loo, lay three wreaths bearing the cards of his ri.'iiighlcr, the new-Queen Elizabeth II; his widow, t h e queen mother, ,'iiid his only other child, Princess Margaret. Will Be Takrn To London The slill air In the little'church was flagrant from the wreaths of llllei, of the valley, roses, carnations, hyacinths and apple blossoms. The body will lie In the church until Monday. Then iLwIil be taken by special t r a i n to London for Its last lying-ln-state at Westminster' Hall. The 25-year-old Quceni came home to her dead father nt dusk yesterday. After plcd^in/j f a i t h f u l sovereignty and being proclaim- cJ through the land, rhc had driv- (·" Hill .miles from London. Part of Ihr ilme. her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, was at the wheel, SUNDAY A DAI I SV ArULLU MON-TUES 2:30-7:30 ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED SEASON'S CLASSIEST COMEDIES -- SEE IT NOW BEFORE THBr COULD GET MARRIED... All Their TrouMcs Wen littfe Ones / I vrs Their weekend for two a riot for eight! Her kids, his kids, (other's ex-flame-and ; .-_ o wildly bewildered ''iJr hotel derk! AIM Cwtowt,' Sporti and Air Mall N«wt with the queen beside him In i footman's scat. ComiJOscd but misty-eyed, Elizabeth greeted her mother, her sister and her two chlldreri with embraces and kisses. Then she walked lo the bedroom where lay her father. Soon after, while a sharp wind whispered from the east and (he moon , cast silver over the dark pines and yew trees, the body of the dead sovereign was wheeled slowly to the little church,' 250 }j.rds away, I'lper Leads Procession Screens of sackcloth shielded the procession from the view of silent, watchful subjects along "The King's Walk," so-called because it was 1 one of his favored paths for strolling. The king's piper preceded the cuffln. From his bagpipe came tht saddest of Highland -oments, "flowers of the 'Forest." · Behind the coffin walked Elizabeth and her mother, heivily veiled, arni-in-arm,:Thcn came Margaret and the queen's husband, followed by a few others of the royal entourage. On 'the. porch of the c. urch, its rector, the.Jiev. Hector Anderson, received the cortege. The lament of the pipe wailed and was silent. The coffin was borne in, and there was a short, private service. The mourners walked back to the house. Elizabeth has been, under great strain--the shock or the · news which reached her in Africa, the 4,000 mile journey home, the necessity to put duty ahead · f sorrow before she could come to her fimily, She was said to be bearing it with ''great couraxe," but today and tomorrow she was to rest. Her widowed mother, too, was said tu be bearing up with the composure required of royalty. Official- were completing final arrangements for Monday's jour- nc,' with the king's body from the church to London. In London, craftsmen labored to complete thi catafalque on which tne king's A R I S E ! "Why tit you lh«r« and di«?" TUNE IN KBRS Monday thru Saturday, 1:35 a. m. Sunday, 1 p. m, REV. BEBYL E. BETH body will lit In state next week. There, Monday, in the hill which has' cradled English history for nearly nine centuries, Elizabeth, her mother and others of the royal family will join members of both houses of Parliament in a memorial service. American farmers grow about 18 -million acres-of alfalfa. Fifty years ago only two million acres were frown. BOWL FOR PLBASUXC Benton BowUng Ltnat-- Mt. A4V : «rtiM I* I** TIME*--It Bi PLAN TO BUILD Sw Our MUtiW. O*l Our PrkM. TIT Our in f to. DYKE LUMBER CO. Ml It WHO FIXES RADIOS? We've Been Serving You 20 Years SMITH RADIO SHOP O Z A R K LAST TIMES TODAY MAN IN THE CAtirtl E" ' SADDLE Start, Sunday · 1:10 - 3:15 - 5:15 - 7:20 - 9:20 A Btoidside o) A Bombirdment o! A Bimge ol KISSING FUN! CORINNE CALVET · MARION MARSHALL PALACE LAST DAY "SUN VALLEY CYCLONE" "SIERRA PASSAGE" Starti Sunday · Open 12:45 p.m. ·Jf*^- #»**? WWTOO ·OTTO IANDU! ROYAL LAST DAY S^»' IEMAM NmtyMM.'MileJHms «I»HI.IIIJMIHI.I»«.-,..-, Randolph Scott In WAGON WHEELS' with GALE PATRICK 2 Features "FLYING MISSILf" OUH roue A N D "Th. TEXAS RANGERS" Every Drop Counts YOU If you knew that you could give life back to someone near death, would you spend so much as half your lunch hour to make that priceless gift? 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