And the winner is…
more than one person…roflo. Thank you Cindy at Mug.com in Muscle Shoals for sponsoring this little contest.
At first the question seemed to be too hard; then the hints gave away too much info and made it easy. The gift certificate winners are: Donna Llewellyn, Melanie Dooley and Sandra Treadway. Would you all please send in your phone numbers to give to Cindy at Mug.com for id purposes?
The source for the acceptable answer was the Times Daily Newspaper article from 27 Aug of 1953.