The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 5, 1949
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TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, 'APRTT, g, 194* pOP Grabs Lead In Michigan Vote • Notion'* Politicians Watch Returns for ; Trends Over the U.S. DETROIT, April 5. (flV-Miclli- 'gan, which split between Republicans and Democrats last November. >-olIed back Into the GOP column ill yesterday's spring ejection. : As ibe first sUle election since .the presidential contest last fall, thf Michigan balloting was eyed nationally for political (rends. It served also to weigh tlie OlO's political Influence in other than a presidential election year. The state went for G-O.1 1 . jmwl- denlial Thomas E. Dewey Jost fall, but elected a dcinooratlc 'governor, G. Mcnnen Wllrmms. With more than half the stale 'counted unofficially, the Republicans apparently lind elected their entire ticket, beating off a Democrat-Labor coalition which concentrated In the industrial areas. Republican Chnvles M. Zieelcr. incumbent stale highway commissioner, rolled up a margin of 66.000 votes over Democrat John H. .McCarthy will) 2.833 of tlie state's ,4.215 precincts reporting. Zlcgler 'was the key target of the Democrats and CIO organization. ZZicgler Irailed by 23,000 votes in Wayne (Detroit) County, Democratic stronghold where l.ibor had slagged an Intensive pre-election doorbell rincing campaign. This was with only 275 of the county's 1.81= precincts unreported. Republicans Keiiulsr CIO Republicans cheered what they claimed was a victory over attempted CIO encroachment on the University of Michigan. Tlie G.O.P. candidates, Incumbents Alfred Connable and Vcia B. Balis, were defeating Rosa A. Palk, APL Teach- HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Radio Giveaway Programs Reach Milestone in Growth of Ideas By Boyle NEW YORK, April 5. <AP)— It is welcome news Indeed that & radio giveaway show Is ottering a live elephant as a prlM. This Is a milestone in the field of education. Walt and see. To win the elephant all you have to do is answer a phone call and Identify a certain lime plnycd on a certain program. This requires no Toscnnint knowledge of music. It requires no long hours of library research. The correct answers to these radio quiz contests now are printed in $1 tip sheets, hawked on Ihe streets around Broadway's neon temples, They arc much more accurate limn the four-bit tout curds peddled at most racetracks. The offer of a free elephant is a sure sign that at last the radio giveaway programs are growing up. The Industry Is maturing. For too long they Imve competed to sec which could give away the oddest assortment of '/.any prizes. A typical package might Include a trip to the South Pole, four brassieres, n motor car. 200 used pogo sticks. a sow complele wilh lilter, a refrigerator, n stove, a motor car and a leaky Liberty ship. Tlie winner of such a package was no longer a human being. He became a human hock shop, frantically seeking bidders for his im- practlcnl loot. Something Really Fnu-flcat This chaos Is reduced to order at one master stroke by the offer of tin elephant. A live whale as first would have been only un elfin esture. All a man can learn from whale Is how to swim. But an elephant — there's some- hing really practical. It points up new how barren have been Ihc rc- vards of higher learning in Amerca up till now. In Its 336 years Hnr- malds huvc been known to do. An elephant won on the radio should be regarded, for tax purposes, as a cupilnl until rather than as pure Income. The owner could read htm the encyclopedia—or tend him to Harvard. After that he could become quickly wealthy by letting the elephant, a beast of fabulous memory, compete for him on the radio giveaways. Who knows? Sumc day Ihey may put a human I'cini; up as first urine —and un elephant will win him. ers union member, and Joseph Arsulowlcz. ClO-supported Grand Rapids attorney, for posts on the University Board of Regents. Democrats had said the vote would show state resentment at GOP "stalling" of Gov. Williams program in the Rcpubllcan-dornt- ' rmtcd legislature. They also predicted It would give the Democrals control of Hie gov error's elected '.'cabinet"—the slat aimlnislrative board—but the GOP retained its 5 to 3 advantage there • In (he campaign Ihe GOP mad much, of what Is called "CIO (lorn Inatlon" of Gov. Williams and the Democrats. Keep Arkansas Green Group Asks Aid from Small Timber Owners LITTLE ROCK, April 5 «') — The Keep Arkansas Green Association loday was considering a program to encourage the little timber owner to take cure of his woodlands lest constant removal of trees brings eventual erosion. Charles A. Gillett. former director of the American forest products idiistrles. with headquarters in Vashlngton, presented the pio- lo the Arkansas organization t a meeting here. Al Pollard, secretary 01 the Keep tkimsas Green Association, said lere arc 12.000.000 acres of coni- icrclal timber In ttie state with wo-thlrds of It owned by the armcr. The corporations which own Imber lands are doing a wonderful ob of tilling cure of their trees." 'ollard said, "but It Is the small armcr, who owns less llian 100 cres, who sells limber lo the saw- .jlll owner without regard lor what le Is doing to his land." Training Course Is Arranged for Boy Scout Leaders A basic training course for .scoutmasters will get under way Friday night in the American Legion Hut In IJIylhcville under direction of Ihc Leadership Training Committee of the North Mississippi County district of the East Arkansas Hoy Scouls Area, It was announced today by Wilson Bohan- Ing, Held scout executive, Tlic course will continue with sessions each Krlday night for three weeks and the Instructors will be Elbcrt Johnson, Robert Gardner and Worth Holder. It was arranged In connection with a national scouting program and scoutmasters arc Four Injured as Train Hits Bus at Crossing CONWAY. Ark., April 5. (/!') — A Missouri Pacific passenger train struct un Inter-City Transit Corn- being urged lo bring one or more assistants with ihem to Ihc sessions. The course was designed lo train scoutmasters to help Ihe Individual members of Ihclr troops to develop and assume leadership in furthering the program. puny bus here yesterday, and four occupants of the bus were injured. The bus driver, Everett Graham, 28, said "something went wrong," when he attempted to slop tlie bus for the crossing. Mrs. J. W. Farmer, 54, suffered fraciurc.s of her left leg and left arm and a scalp wound. Her condition was described as serious. Mr.v Blake Browning, Olis Turner and Gialiam were Injured less seriously. Read Courier News Want Ads. • Paper Adds Edition Workshops Are Planned By Palmer Foundation ; PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 5 W^The Pine Bluff Commercial Is beginning publication of two afternoon editions daily, effective yesterday. The commercial publishers -aflernoon newspapers six days .•weekly and a Sunday morning "edition. Gels 3 Fish on One Hook LEBANON, Mo. (U.P.I—Raymond •ard University has never seen fl o oifer Its graduates an elephant No. it gives nothing but a broac 'A" accent and a paltry sheepskin They even remove tlie wool fron ;he sheepskin—wool with which :iandy Harvard man could easll weave himself a suit. Yet Harvard has an cndowniei of aljoul $160,000.000. It Is no won der, perhaps, considering the tlghl fisted largesse of wealthy unlvers ties, lhat more and more thoughtful and ambitious Americans arc turning to radio giveaway programs. Here a man's brainpower Is exchanged for honest value. 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