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Morning Avalanche (Newspaper) - August 31, 1954, Lubbock, Texas WinHuop To Marry For Monty1 This Penthouse Princess Seen As Successor ForBoboOn Hearth Of Rockefeller By MEL MEADOW8 SEATTLE AugT 30 woman voted most likely to suc ceed the Cinderella bride on the Winthrop Aldrlch Rockefeller henrth is a penthouse princess named Jeanettc Edris Barrager Bartley McDonnell of Seattle and Park Avenue Mrs McDonnell 36 thrice n divorcee is a tail strongwilled former debutante reared prin cipally by R doting grandmother who peered at Seattle society through a diamonden crusted lorgnette and settled on Jeanette onethird of a trust fund Jeancttes father is William Edris 63 graying Northwest capitalist who amassed millions in hotels race tracks theaters food packing and helping to mind the affairs of his first inlaws the David Edward Skinners Joke In Cited Intimates of Rockefeller and Mrs McDonnell have a standing private joke Surveying the wreck age of the oil millionaires ro mance with Barbara Bobo Sears daughter of an immigrant Lithuanian coal miner friends smile and say This time hes soinK to marry for Northwesterners called Skinner the worlds greatest shipbuilder When he died in 1933 two radio stations broadcast memorial senices His wife Jeanctte Caroline Skinner a grande dame of Seattle died 19 years Inter Jeanette Edris mother the former Frances Skinner died in Edris remarried three times Grandmother Skinner was happy to assume most of the burden of care for Jennette and her younger sister Frances Like Tjuircn Bncall At 17 Jfnnette had begun her senior year at Seattles St Nicholas school She was an ovalfaced girl with Ml lips a generous smile and dark eyes the upwardpeering expression that Lauren Bncall made into a trade mark At Thanksgiving time Jeanette went to Chicago to spend the holidays with her father Father soon telegraphed home the startling announcement that Jeanette had married Nate Bar rager nigged wavyhnired guard and captain of the University cf Southern powerful 1929 football team Barrager was then playing for the professional Green Bay Packers He and Jeanette had the previous summer when vacntioned In Hollywood Barracer was R film ftudio technician Three months after the surprise ceremony in St James Episcopal Cathedral Jeanette came home to grandmother Four months later after a 5 mirtiit hearing on divorcee complaint that day Jeanette was granted her ftredom and her maiden name Barrager M mirtwl charges of treating hrr cruellv and submitting her to Jennette whllcd Rway most of TMI1I HOUIO AGE SPOTS the next two years traveling around the world with her sister and Grandmother Skinner In July 1939 Jeanctte went to the altar a second time to become Mrs Bruce Bartley Bartley was n slim ascetic looking Seattle lawyer n business associate of Edris Grandmother presented the Hartleys H home next door to the Skinner residence on Seattle s staid cnpltol hill The marriage lasted 6 years and when it ended Jeanette won custody of two children Bruce and Anne In August 1949 the exMrs Bartley married Donald A Mc Donnell 50 a one time Seattle boy who had moved on to Harvard and high places in New York banking and finance circles Thin marriage ended abruptly in 1951 and a few months later some people began to whisper o a budding romance between Jean ette and Winthrop Rockefeller The years have been considerate with the impetuous schoolgirl who dropped her text books to become the bride of R glamorous grid star and then made two more tries to capture lasting marital joy Good grooming takes Mrs Mc Donnells chestnut hair vivid eyes and mobile mouth close to beauty Friends know her as an exceptional conversationalist with a sparkling response to literature and music Mrs McDonnell has cause to be ward of romantic flights She missed the star in the sky on three trips of her own and after the death of her mother her father and two stepmothers were di vorced One of her fathers marriages terminated after nine turbulent months and resulted in R sen sational court hattle Edris now is the dignified spouse ot the former Marjorie Mclnerny a Seattle beauty 20 years younger than he Jeanettes sister Frances also ran to marital misfortunes Herman A Dock R York advertising man left Frances and their son in iSll after a year of marriage Dock flew off to join the Royal Canadian Air Force In January 1941 Frances married Robert L Gandolfo an aviation technician just home from war service in Africa In September of the same year Gandolfo shot and killed himself Frances then married Gerrit Epgink army officer Four ArealaSlroad Engineers Receive lifetime Union Cards SLATOK Aug 30 SpccinD Four members of the Arthur An derson Division No 871 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive En gineers have received lifetime membership cards H B Bolling engineer of the group has announced The presentation was made Aug 26 at a dinner at the home R L Smith here ReceivLnc the cards were J W Holloway E M Lovett and L W Smith all ot Slaton and J H Ing of Lubbock R W Lovett received luggage 21 years services as The Big Change POPULAR FILM star dark Gable is fading M cording to ft London Eng land newspaper The paper says his kisses lack fire his trend is heavy his eyes dull and his 20Penons Attend Seiden At little Theatrelullding Twenty persons attended MI orientation session Monday the Theater building 2508 Gable In 1952 325 Students Enroll At Floydada School FLOYDADA Aug 30 Three hundred and twentythree students enrolled at Floydada High School in the prrschool registra tion held from Tuesday through Fridav according to A E Baker principal The enrollment is rx pecter to reach near 350 with the opening date set Wednesday Ba ker stated The figure shows only a slight increase over last years enroll ment the figure then being 321 for the prrschool registration The freshman class leads this years enrollment thus far with 95 regis tered Following is the sophomore class with SS the junior class with 76 and the senior class with 64 A crcaler increase is expected in the Andrews Ward school where no proschool registration was held with A W Colthftrp principal set ting thr expected number of stu dents nt near 775 Last years en rollment for the school which teaches from the first through the pichlh grade was approximately 700 P Mrs Anna Margaret McGraw outlined the program for the Little Theater Ronald Schulz assistant profes sor of speech at Texas Tech spoke to the group on work backstage during a production Later he gave a makeup demonstration Mrs John Robert Moxley dis cussed backstage duties including those of prop chairman and assist ant director Mrs Sam Hildreth spoke on the duties of a wardrobe mistress Mrs Buddy Hughes speaking on Footlights to the Front discussed member Hard Work Emntial Ballerina In SovietRussia Declares Dancers Are Made Not Born By OHARIXS KLKNSCIT Aug Great dancers are made not born says Soviet Russias greatest living bal lerina 44ryearold Galina Ulanova And it takes a lifetime of hard work to achieve greatness I think every human being has writes Miss Ulanova In ballet Her father was ballet pro ducer of Petrograds Mamnsky Theater where her mother was a leading ballerina But she herself became a dancer BUBGLABS JfEI HdUSTON Aug 30 took nearly a safe at toe R J Food Market today the current issue of Soviet liter ature Its only a matter of dis covering early enough the tteia in which a persons talents lie But if it takes hard work to cap ture greatness just perspiration Isnt enough I The great artist must also pos was and how I cried was I first sent the Petrograd school of choreography just after the morning and began those eternal exercises which my whole being revolted against Oh how I hated the ballet During the summer holidays it was even harder to stick to the drillwhile her friends played out doors discussed plans for me children s workshop Ulanova herself was barn to the The rugged discipline she learned at practice thoroughly drilled into her mind long before she felt the desire to dance and act in ballet How many when I had left school and was grown up all but cried as I went over to the hateful practice bar in the I 11C you dont youll get no where youll be nothing but a chorus girl you must must work Ulanovas singleminded devo tion to her dancing paid off from the start Only four months after her professional debut she was given a leading role in the best known of the classic ballets Swan Lake j Today shes the leading dancer in the Soviet Union and one of the i top ballerinas in the world KOBOX TELEPHONE Americas new robot telephone exchanges tor longdistance a tapepunching machine that into action as soon call ir dialed It takes down the number ofthe caller the number being called and how long sation lasts If there is a busy sig nal or no response the tape recorof that fact Later the tape throiich other machines to the monthly bill Acid Stomach After You fat feffo speed relief from gu heartburn acid indigestion TUNS TOMJ FOR THf TUMMT 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