The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1946 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1946 BIA'THEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS FAGX CIO Big Factor In Primaries Candidate Backed by Union Loses in Ohio; Alabama Race is Close. The By United Press CIO Political Action Committee, in two major tests at the poll's, lost one in Ohio and Is In a close contest for the other in Alabama, incomplete returns from yesterday's primaries showed today. Winner of the Ohio Democratic race for the U. S. senatorial nomination .was Son. James Huffman, Youth, Facing Electric Choir, Gets Reprieve ST. MARTINV1MJE, La., May 9. (UP)—A tombstone already purchased for Willie FrancUs, 17-year- old convicted Louisiana slayer, must wait at least another month for Its victim. Acting Gov. Ernlle Verret announced last night that lawyer.; for the teen-aged killer who lived through a "first" execution last,. •Friday night when the electric L homa authorities, the FBI and do?. Phantom Slayer Suspect Sought FBI Helping Arkansas, Texas Officers to Find Killer of Six Persons. TEXARKANA. Ark., May 9. (UP) —Texarkana citizens (jot a grip on their nerves today, as word spread through the city that Texas Rangers, Arkansas State Police, Oklii- To Puerto Rico chair failed, would be given 29 days to renew their arguments. Verret said the stay was granted who defeated three' other aspirants, including Marvin Harrison, Cleveland, backed by the CIO. Huffman will seek reelection in November against former Qov. John W. Bricker, who won the Republican nomination without opposition, With the Ohio voting cxlrcmcl) light, Harrison was running third behind dark-horse Stephen Young Cleveland. Fourth was Dr. Edwarc Hnlh. In Alabama. J. E. (Big Jim) Pol- soin, with CIO endorsement, and Lt. Gov. Handy Ellis, were running neck-apd-neck in the five-way race f or the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. A run-oiT election June 4 was certain. The vote of the two leaders was: Ellis 50.301; Folsom 50.303. The CIO also was making a bid in the Alabama 5th Congressional District where its sponsored candidate, Rep. Albert Rains, was leading former Rep. Joe Starnes by almost 2 to 1. Rains, with CIO support, unseated Starnes two years ago. -Incumbents Nominated In Indiana, nine incumbent Indiana congressmen, eight of them Republicans, appeared to have won renomination. The leaders were: Rep. Ray J. Madden. Democrat, in the heavy industrialized Gary area —the First Indiana District; Rep. Charles Halleck, Second: Rep. Robert A: Grant. Third; Rep. Forest A. k /Harness. Fifth; Rep. Noble J. Johnf| MiivSjxth: Rep. Earl Wilson, Ninth; ^ and Rep. Raymond Springer. Tenth, all Republicans. In the Indiana Third District, State Senator John S. Conns. South Bend, supported by the CIO, held a slight lead over E. Spencer Walton, for Ihc Democratic nomination. In Florida, where voters also turned out in light numbers for the Spring primary. Spessard'L. Holland easily defeated Rep. Lex Green in the Democratic race for the U. S. Senate nomination. With most ot the precincts reporting. Holland had 177,337 votes; and Green 86,051. No run-off election appeared necessary. Holland, 53, will replace the ailing Sen. Charles O. Andrews, who did not seek renomination. Florida Solon Defeated George Smathers, of Miami, unseated Rep. Pat Cannon in the only congressional contest, with all other incufpbentsi returned. ' ; In the. Ohio gubernatorial primary, Gov. Frank J. Lausche was rcnorriinated _by the Democrats and will .oppose " Thomas J. Herbert. Cleveland, Republican, in the Fall election. .Hunger Strike Sympathizers , at the request of Louisiana Supreme Court justice Charles A. O'Neill. It came after a long telephone conversation with Bertrand Deblanc, attorney for the yotilh who entered the case only Tuesday. Members of the youth's family Deceived the news of the reprieve with tears and prayer. They Help Bureau About 5000 voluntary observers throughout the United States are ' assisting the U. S. Weather Bureau in recording atmospheric conditions and compiling records. These records are sent to the central office at Washington, where they are carefully checked. in his case or ask the Belfast Government to do anything about Fleming. O'Kellys car was halted and sur rounded as he was motoring from his Phoenix Park residence to the Arbour Hill Military Church to attend retiui|em mass 'for Irish leaders who fell in the llberatioi war of 1916. The demonstrators refused to le him pass, and shouted demands fo the release of the hunger strikers ns of local police' hunted a fugi- ive German Prisoner of War In onneclion with this city's five re- ent murders. First confirmation of the news ame from the FBI office In Oklahoma City. There, It was said that harles A. Holt, 24, alins Leroy Clng, was sus|)ected as the slayer The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said hat Holt was a fugitive from an Arkansas POW camp, was wanted stealing a car' at Mount Ida Ark., and further was a suspect In "mass murder." The patrol broadcast describee tfolt as about ^ve feet eight Inches .all, weight 1'ii), brown hair and blue eyes. He was believed to have plenty of ammunition to supply two pistols with which he was armed. Strictly as a precaution, liquor dealers in the vicinity of Tcxarkana have imposed a voluntary sales curfew. No liquor will be sold after 9:30 p.m. Although officers hesitated to say that the most recent death war. murder. Coroner Frank G. Englcr of Little Rivet county sukl yesterday that a man identified as Earl ClKf McSpadden had died, two hours before a train supposedly killed him 15 miles north of Texarkana. Englcr and a special coroner's Jesus T. Pinero, above, Puerto Rico's resident commissioner in Congress, is expected soon to be appointed governor of his native country. Pinero would succeed Hoxford G. Tuywcll. Heavy Rainfall Injures Crops In Some Areas LITTLE ROCK. Maj 9. (UP) Heavy rains in Arkansas during past week caused some I'rop damage hi most urens of the state, the weekly weather report and crop bulletin or the Agriculture Extension si'rvKa said today. Stands of young crops were reduced by the heavy downpours, nn d the soil was packed so hard thut sproxillnu seeds will have difficulty breaking through the surface rap. the I'tiwrt said. Held work has been delayed and row crops will bo grassy by the Hliue they can be worked. Tli c report said that early stands r cotlou are good except where ivmaged by rain. Teen-Age Brothers Flee Front Bentonville Jail BENTONV1LL.H, (UP)—iBenloiivllle Ark.. re Meklng two teen-age brother* I who made a. bizarre Jail escape Tuesday. The Decdur boys. Jailed lu month ago lor robbing H Benton- vlllc home, made a torch from cnwlad «lon« the bumlOff their w»y «*. H KnoKMidU the attic of the they climbed onto tb» Manila News Mr. and Mrs, Roy Ucdwell and children of SumvysKlc. Wash., and Mr. and Mrs. Boh Smith and daughter, Patricia, of rvndlcton. Ore., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bedwell. Mr. and Mrs, John Parker have Rone to California, where they wil spend .several months. jury held that the man died knife wounds avound 3:30 a.m. Tht train passed at 5:30 a.m., and Eng ler was called at 6:10 to view tlv mangled body. Tcxarkana's Phantom Killer firs leaped into action last Mnrch oldicr Learning to Fly, Killed in Plane Crash LITTLE ROCK. Ark., May 9. U.P.) — A special investigation board today busied Itself with ile- I'tmimng the cause o[ a piano :rash near Camp Robinson that 'liiimcd the lite ot an unidentified 'Olciler. The crnsh occurred around nooi vesterday, and at an curly horn lodny the soldier's name lind no been released by camp Roblnsoi oftictnls. However, they did sa> that the soldier him been takln lessons from iv flying school hen The plane, was a two-scale I mining model. THE BEAUTY CLINIC Marraret Deen Smith, Owner digram BWf. Phone 3214 to Flight • DUBLIN, May 9. (UP)—Police lirecl over, the hearts of 400 demonstrators who surrounded President Sean T. O'Kelley's nntomobilc today shouting demands for the release of two Irish hunger strikers. The demonstrators were dispersed by the warning gunfire and by baton charges of police flying squadrons. Three policemen and five demonstrators were injured in the baton charge. None was injured by tlic gunfire, purposely directed into the air as n warning. The outburst was the first violence in the rising tide of tension prompted by the hunger strikes >f Dnvid Fleming and Sean McCaughy. former leaders of the out- Jawed Irish Republican Army. Fleming and McCaughy went on their strikes to back up their demands for consideration of their cases as political rather than criminal prisoners. Fleming was reported hovering near death on the 50th day of hio hunger strike, and convinced that he would die at any time. His brother.' Jame.s, said Fleming was ^o weak he could barely whisper audibly. •McCaughy was in the 21st day of his fast at Maryborough prison in Eire. Prime Minister Eamon De Valera told Ihc Din! yesterday that Ihe government would not intervene Helps buHd up resistance against MONTHLY FEMALE PAIN .; When taken reluUrly! I^dla E. Plnfcham's Vegetable! Compound Dors MOH-: than relieve monthly pal" when due to functional periodic dlsUirbancre. It also retlevw accompanying weak, tired. Slrro". littery feelings-of such nature TftXcn regularly—PiuKnam s Compound helps build up resistance dgalSslsuchmontnly distress. Pink- tuTm'x Compound is worth trunp/ Approved DDT Residual Spraying Blythevilfe Insecticide Co. 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