The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 15, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 15, 1951
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1951 BIATHEVFLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Incumbents Lead Victory Parade In State Elections Five denominated; 4* GOP May Put Up Little Rock Man I»r THE A5SOCIATRD PRESS Incumbents walked at the head of the victory parade Wednesday following Tuesday's municipal primaries throughout Arkansas. Five incumbent mayors won re- nomination !n the Democratic Party primaries—tantamount lo election in traditionally Democratic Arkansas. The general election will be held Nov.* 6, and all candidates again must put their jobs at stake. But one—Mayor Sam Wassell of Little Rock—might end up with a Republican opponent. There have been reports In the capitol city that the Republican party would put up a candidate in opposition to Wassell. The portly Little Rock mayor yesterday won nomination to his third term by again defeating Alderman Franklin E. Loy. This was the first Lime in 25 years a candidate has been elected to a third term In Little Rock. Wassell Margin Larger Wassell won his second two-year term in 1949 by whipping Loy and this time his winning margin was even larger. Final and unofficial returns gave Wassell 7,575 votes to «,544 for Loy. — Wassell's margin m 1949 was 851. 01A record vote was cast In Little Rock and Conway, where Mayor Edgar Parker won his second term. Parker, a printer, defeated former Mayor James J. Kane, 8O7 to 167, Third Term Winners Texarkana Mayor B. R. McCarley and Pine Bluff Mayor George Steed B]RO won third term nominations. McCarley defeated E. Roy Hodge. 995 to 540. Steed turned back Attorney A. R. Cooper, 2,11.5 to 520. Result* of other mayor's races included: RUSSELT/VILLE — Radio broad- MAter C. Russell Home 745; Alderman John Harket 613. Home, an Arkansas National Guard officer was not on hand for the election. He is with the guard at summer camp in Louisiana. s MALVERN — Former Alderman Lester L. Pat* 711; Horace Fisher, former Hot Spring county clerk, 529. NFWPORT—Attorney J. N. Hout I,n74; incumbent Mayor H, O. Walker 462. VAN BUREN—Incumbent Burton Lankford 813; W. B. Badgett 451. There were several uncontented races for mayor, including El Dorado, Fayettevllle and North Little Hock. Arkansas News Briefs— Utilities Ask Rehearing On Co-Op Steam Plant By THK ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK—An immediate rehearing on an application of a Northwest Arkansas "super co-op" to build a big steam generating plant will be asked by attorneys for (our private utilities opposing the project. A petition for rehearing by the Arkansas Public Service' Commission is the first step toward an appeal to the courts. The PSC last week approved the application of the Arkansas Electric Co-Operative Corp., to build the plant at Ozark, Ark., and string 544 miles of transmission lines. Attorneys for the private firms said liiai if their appeal is rejected they would: ' : J. Appeal to the Puiaski circuit court, and 2. Ask the court for a stay of proceedings which would prohibit construction of the proposed plant pending disposition of the appeal. LUXORA NEWS B) Mn O C. Urttn Mayor and Mrs. E. R. Bosati departed Friday for a two week vjica- tlon at Dawson Springs, Kentucky. The Luxora Rotary Club lield its annual Rural - Urban Fish Fry Thursday night at the home cl R. Olive, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hayes returned home Sunday from Prank- fort. Kentucky, where they attended the summer session at the-University of Kentucky. Mrs, Sam Ingram and sous, Ernest and S. C., motored to Bowling Green. Ohio last week. They were accompanied home by Pvt. Lewis Ingram, who is spending a leave here with his family before- report- Worfcers Quit after Firing of Employ* PORT SMITH—A dispute over the discharging o( an employe has idled 45 construction workers at the SU Edwards Hospital here. The Fort Smith building and construction trades council called the walkout, said Keith Crabs, superintendent o! Harmon Construction Co. Crabs said the council, which represents 18 AFL unions, called the strike when lie refused to re-hire a discharged hoisting engineer. He did not say why the man was discharged. Texarkana Hospital founder Is Dead TEXARKANA—One of the three founders of the Texarkana Hospital. Dr. T. F. Kittrell, Is dead. Dr. Kittrell, 81-year-old retired physician, died a this home yesterday. He had been in ill health since his retirement in 1947. Dr. Kittrell and 'two other physicians founded the Texarkana hospital in 19<jO. , Survivors include his widow and two sons. Funeral services will be • held here tomorrow. C. Langslon, with one hundred and ten members and guests present. R. L Houck, R. J. Gillesple, and Leonard Eiliscn were in charge of arrangements. Ten members of the local chapter of the Future Farmers of America attended the annual summer encampment of that organizstion ,t Camp Couchdale, near Hot Springs, last week. Mr. Leroy Brovmlee, chapter sponsor, accom-; panicd the Luxora delegation. i Mr, and Mrs. A. LJverant, who' ye spent the past several days in Louis and Troy, Illinois, return- home Friday. : Mrs. Ray Whiunore entertained her daughter, Linda, on the caslon of her seventh birthday Friday afternoon, with » party. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Davis had as heir guestjs last week their son. Lt. oindr. H. C. Davis, and family, of lathe, Kansas, Comdr. Davis is nroute to the West Coast for over;as assignment. Mrs. T. D. WUkins returned home unday from Oonway, where she ttended the summer session at Aransas State Teachers College. Mrs A. B. Hill and son, David, f Sikeston, Missouri were Luxor Isitors Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowen entertained with a four table dinner bridge party at their home Saturday night. Game prize winners included Mrs. Royal Langsdon. Mrs John Bowen, G. C. Driver, and Raj ii)g for a new Air Force assignment i at Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mrs. Auten Chitwood and son are visiting relatives In HarriEon, Arkansas this week. Mrs. Fred Georco and children. \vho have been visiting -relatives in Copncrhili, Tennessee, are now In Birmingham for two weeks visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ritchey. Mrs. Leroy Brownlee and son returned home Saturday after a week's visit with relatives In Jonesboro. Auten Chitwood and James Permenter ieft Monday for a business trip or several days In Ohio. Mrs, Woocirow Fardcecey is flying [o Birmingham this week for a visit of several days with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Erbcn. and family. Miss Edith McDanlcl visited her sister, Evelyn, in Booneville. Arkansas, for several days last week. Mis-s Gretchen Barnes of Conway was a weekend vlfitor here with IrirndE. Mrs. T. F. Hudson and Miss Wade vlcHenry returned home Friday : rom a three-week Caribbean cruise :o Cuba and Guatemala. Service on Request Too Good tor Driver GRAND ISLAND. Nfbr. (AP> — Charles' Benner of Central City, Nebr, got his train Information with a bang. Benner stopped his car on a crossing here to ask the flagman when train No. 11 would be In. He had hardly asked the question when train No, 11 smacked Into his car. Police Mid the train had overshot its stop mark and was backing toward the station. The car was not badly damaged. Land plants, amphibians and reptiles came into existence in the latter part of the Paleozoic area of Ecology. University Receives Cancer Study Fund WASHINGTON—The University of Arkansas ha« received n grant of $10,800 to continue cervical cancer studies in the Arkansas State Hospital, The money was given by the National Cancer Institute. H was part of an award totaling »336,621 to 28 institutions. McMafh Blasts Administration Foes at Arkansas Farmers Meet WILSON NEWS B; Mr. B. T BoylM ffilson P-TA arnel 'Work Groups for '52' NOTICE Thc County Board of Equalization will meet AUGUST 20-21-27-28 AT OSCKOl/A COURT HOUSR AUGUST'22-23-29-30 AT BLYTHKVH.LE COURT HOUSK for liic [impose of equalizing lax assessments. J4cA TAX ACCESSOR Mississippi County, Ark. YOU MAY NOT NEED CASH! YOUR PRESENT REFRIGERATOR, WASHER, HOME FREEZER, TV SET OR RADIO MAY COVER YOUR DOWN PAYMENT at B.R Goodrich 417 W. Main Phone 6331 3 MORE MONTHS TO PAY, TOO! NOW PERMITTED BY NEW GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS Ark., AID?. 16 — Mrs. Charles Leftwlch, president of the Wilson Parent-Teacher Association announced th« various committee appointment for the year's work. Committee* named were: pro- f*m, Mr*. EUtner ' Beall, chairman, Mlw Norma. Anderwin, Mrs. Phillip J. D«er; hospitality, Mrs. C. ^D. Pricfl, chairman, Mrs. Lynn Trarmurn, Mr». Bentley Rhodes, Mr». ' Benton O«rrett., Mrs. T. J. McAf<»; publicity, Mr«. B. f. Boyles, chairman, A. E. Clark; ti- naruje, Mis. Maury Upton, Mrs. R. I. L« Wilson in, Mrs. Albert Greenwell. Mr*. Raymond Cotner; membership, Mrs. J. D. Rsnkin and chairman of the room representatives; summer round-up, Mrs. Jerry Cullom; publication, Mrs. Jim Germany, chairman, Mrs. Arnold McDanlel, Mrs. John Mankcr. Mrs. g£. E. Clark. Mrs. Gilbert Wiley, ^Rrs, Claude Dye. Mrs. Alvin Fuller; study course. Mrs, Broughton L/5v- etl; hot lunch, Mrs. Jim reeny; librarian. Miss Mavis Rodman; entertainment, Miss Mary Ann Stewart and Bruce Frizzell; registration, Mrs. Ed Williams. Gun Demands Service NEW YORK (AP> — Lacking a prescription for morphine tablets, a drugstore patron here used a revolver Instead. At gunpoint, he fore- Mr, and Mrs. William S. Brazeal and son Clifford have returned to their fiome In Flint, Mich., after spending last week with Mr. and Mrs. Maury Upton and daughter Vickie. Mrs. R L. Crook and eon T.mmie of Memphis were the guests of. her aunt- Mrs. Maurice Lynch and her family, Friday. Mr. and Mrs, Randolph DavUlA and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Dalley of Mooreheari, Miss., were the wenk enrl guests of their- 1 ' mother, Mrs. George Wilson and Miss Lilian Wilson. Virginia Ann and Martha Jean Lynch are visiting their uncles. Claude and Dan Lynch, and their families in Corning, Ark., this week. Mr. end Mrs. Erllne Ethrtrige and funnily had as their Sunday guests Mr, sisters Mrs. John Russell and family of Memphis, Mrs. W. A. Allensworth and children of Blytheville and her sislcr, Mrs. Walter Crump and sister-in-law Mrs. Ira Inman, both of Greenfield, Ind. Mrs. R. H. Brouse and daughter Celest have returned to their home in Winston Salem. N.C., after spending the past month .with her sister Mrs. J. D. Rankln and her family. The condition of J. H. Summons, who is a patient at Campbell's Clinic in Memphis, is reported, by members of his family, as satisfactory. Mr- Sammons - suffered broken hip, Thursday, when he fell at the Valley Farm Dairy, here, where he was employed. Mr. and Mr*. Jim Germany and family are spending their vacation at. Norfork Lake. Mrs. H. A. Nicholson was hostess at her at Driver for a dessert bridge honoring members of the Delta Coterie Club, Mrs. Jack Wil- LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 18, (AP> Administration opponents In t. 1951 general assembly drew Knot er blast from Governor McMa yesterday. In an address at, the unnunl co vention of the Arkansas Farme Union here, the governor «aid that better education, more roads and more electrical power were Indispensable to the building of rural Arkansas. But, he added, "whenever you try to do something for the people you run Into powerful opposition." McMath said an improved educational program headed the list of things that the people nf the stat* wanted. But he said that his educational program was rejected by the legislature, "In the last few year* Arkansas has made more progress in education than any other state in the union," said the governor. "Today for the first time any boy or girl has access to an accredited high school In the district In which he lives." But, he said that "better than M per cent" of the school districts cannot provide satisfactory facilities without state aid. The full convention is expecled to act today on a committee report which branded the connection between the agricultural extension service and the American Farm Bureau Federation "intolerable and worsening." ed the proprietor, Jacob Blatt, (o give him a whole bottle lull of the pills. about the entertaining room. R. E. Lee Wilson III has returned from a vacation spent at his ranch at Rock River, Wyo. Mrs- Wilson and sons Mike and Steve and Miss Carolyn Lynch, who are spending the summer at the ranch will return in September. son of Osceola, the only guest playing with members, won high. Assorted summer blooms were set Itching o* Dry Eczema Why scratch ind iufferhop«]enly? 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IB, 1951 MOKMNO » 5:IS—Sign on S: 15—Musical Round up 6: (XV--News 6:05--Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Round up 6:30—Gospel Gems 7:00--News 7:05—Yawnln 1 In Mawnln' 8:00--News 8:li>- Bing- Sings 8:30- .ROSE Kapers 9:00- Woman's Viewpoint 9:30- -Tin Pan Alley 9:4S- -Dearest Mother 10:00- -News 10:05 Modern Canccrt Hall 10:30—Meet the band H:00- News 11:05—Farm Frolics 11:25—Cards vs. Reds AFTERNOON 1:30—Matinee Melodies 2:00—News 2:05—Hillbilly Round up 3:00- -News 3:05—Heptime 4:00—News 4:05—Murray's Madhouse 5:00—News 5:05—News 6:00—KOSE Scoreboard «: 15—Public Service Program 6:30—News 8:35—Evening Serenade 6:45—Sign Oft T ins shining emblem "CMC" is the sparkling sign of the fastest growing line of trucks in the land — with sales grozolli unmatched this year by any oilier manufacturer. The reasons for this ;irc sound ones. For in the chassis of a GMC you find "long-time, stay- \vith" stamina — truck-building that dares comparison with anything en the roads today. Under the GMC hood yuu find real power—the kind of truck-built power it takes lo keep goods moving year after year. Whether it's a nimble '/2- to 2-lonncr With horsepower unsurpassed in its class, or the fabulous two- cycle Diesel which is outselling, outperforming every other make— a GMC finis inon; "go" to the load! And in the cabs—drivers who work in comfort and safety. They have, the look of men who know their truck will get the job done quicker and better. \bu'll feel the same way when you try a GMC yourself. Come in-compare the facts, the features, the way they haul. Listen to the savings talk. HORN 309 East Main, Blythcville E:: """"^T,.^^^"^^..!". . you'll do belief on o os«d Iri/ek with your GA1C dealer

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