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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 10, 1944
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MONDAY, ,nil,V.10, (ARK.* COURIER NEWS DON'T QUOTH ME- County Is Given Political Rush Scramble For Votes , Apparent Last Week (' In N. E. Arkansas By JIM DOWNING United I'ress Staff Correspondent LI'TTLE ROOK, July 10 (UP) — Northeast /Vri-'aiisas 8°' " working over by the political candidates last week with nt least three senatorial and two or three gubernatorial cnn- (IWales touriiijj the area in a still- hiint for votes. Colonel T. H. Barton and liis "medicine shovy" ))U Blytheville on the Fourth, Hep. Bill Fitlbright was In Oscepla Wednesday, Gov. Homer M. Adkins .was in Blythevllle Tliiij-sday, Ben unify went nil over tlie section. Including Blythevllle Jonesburp nnd other points; Bryai Sims and Dave Terry were some- wlierc In that neck of the woods. Adklns has pegged MLssissipp county as a siire tiling for his side of Ihe ledger, but all his opponents Including' Barton, Fulbright am Sen. Hattie W. Caraway have sought to dispute the claim. Fulbright, attempting to throv off and CIO affiliation, made : rousing speech at Osceoln in whlcl he decried strikes In wartime anc deplored "feather-bedding" bv unionists. "I have not been endorsed by the CiO," lie said. He said he had voted for a. couple of bills opposed by organized tabor—that "nil of the pressure which organized labor could command were utilized In the fight on these ineasures" and added that "if they could not control me, then, what justifies the as- .vumptioii that they" could control me in the future?" Al-PulbriijhVs headquarters the other day, Nina Young, nn office receptionist, and Secretary. John Enckson were joking back and * i\*' 'With a iieiys man about *in*?? loi ! ; Hoqking strongbox on "Vliss Young's desk. "That?" she asked. "Oh, we use it to keep tlie CIO campaign fund PAOB5 'Weasel' Is Army's Newest EPSON IN WASHINGTON De Gaulle Comes To Dicker UV 1'ETEH KDSON Courier News U';istilng(ijn Corn'spondeiit Opal of the Washington conversations between ['resident. Roosevelt niul Gen. Clmrles ;<le Giuille may perhaps best be expressed as the desire to establish « basis for an understanding us satisfactory as now exists between General Elsenhower and the pulch, the Norwegians, and the Belgians. Av- iui!Jemei)ls for selling up military and civil government during the invasion nn ( | liberation of these Here's the "Weasel!" the Army's newest combat vehicle. In secret produclion for Iwo years at the Studcbaker automobile factory in South Bend. Ind., its official designation is M-29. 11 is a low-slung, square-faced personnel and supply carrier, capable of operating! over snow, deep mud, sand or on paved highways. Light weight and its broad, rubber-padded tracks permit high speeds. Weasel's pressure on the ground is about .one-fouilh thai of a fully equipped infantryman. They're telling this one on Colonal Barton. Seems the Colonel sleeps in his car sometimes between towns and thus keeps up witli. his shut-eye during the heavy speaking schedule he has been maintaining. One day—it wa§ a hot one—lie settled down comfortably in the back seat of. the- car and fell'Off into dreamland.- •'•'•• His driver stopped in a small town, parked the car at the curb and went lo buy some cjgarcls. The Colonel slept on. A lady chanced along and spitvl Barton . in the car. "Why," she lurgled, "it's colonel Barton!" Her voice brought Barton suddenly back to the land of the living and he saw tlie woman at the car Hue, it's still a swell yarn.) Bryan Sims lieadqunrlrrs needed a speaker for a I'hlllliJs county rally l|ils week In an emergency. They pul the finger on State Sen. John Ike Moore. Moore demurred It would mean he'd have' to dvlve from Uttle nock to Helena to make the date. ' Publicity man Jim Thomnsson suggested Hint they : could hire n plane iiiid fly him lo Helena In a hurry. Oh, gash, no, said Moore — ride In one of those things? Shoiilt say not. Uh nil. 'Ihomnsson persisted — H was siifc us n church and all thnt sor of tiling,'Finally Moore brightened "Well." he gave In, "my hoy eai fly one of those airplanes, I gncs I can ride one. I'll do It." And he did. Following publication of a conpl of unnulhoriml staleinents In be half of Hen Laney last week, hot of them infercntlally allncklii another gubernatorial camlidnl Laney issued n shitemenl (roil),' Jonesboro which Included this sen- window. sidewalk He charged out on the and shook hands with her, booming how glad he was to see her. She answered In kind. 'Then the v both stopped and looked down. The Colonel was standing there on the pavement, barefoot. (Note to the ' Colonel : If It isn't ounlrios were concluded wllli prac- cnlly no difficulty »t all. Only llli the French has there been clay nnd bickering. An agreement •as announced as having been eaihed in London on June 7, It 'as repudiated by General He Onule nfii'i- tho Invasion ami at ibis •I'lllni; still remains unsettled. I'ull terms of the agreements Hli the Dutch, the Norse and the Jelglnii governments have ncvel cen iniule public because of the nllituiy clauses. The uegulliillon.< vere conducted In both Ixmdon anil Washington, and were nnnoiiHced slimiltm.'emisl.v In both capitals Ins 1 May. Tin: terms wore approved bj .initial Eisenhower as conimnndci n chief for the European Ihealci ot operations. Such iiiirt.s of the ngiveniPiU were muck' public give CU'iiiTH Kisi'iihower "supreme rcsponslblllt :iml iiudinrlty aver civil lulmliils trillion as may be required bv 111 1 military situation." nir N r KTiii.:m,AN»s CKOVIDKH 'ar to Its final conclusion. '1 he broad powers Ivcn to Genera! Eisenhower. under lose terms arc ati once uppfire|)l )1'. CAUl.Mi WANTS IKCOCiNlTlON nis n|>i>arci)tly every. deslje on llio >;ut of Qeneral Elsenhower In usn lie SL'rvla'S of us ninny French of Icers ns possible — as \lllcd Military Clovern s. to establish contact indi'i'Rround, to help Vichy Bovernnienl collaborailuulsts o put transportation, communication and other public utilities bnck 1. . nulljorlly CM' . under PPIM'C||l> >eli, (here ,e on ll'io er In usn rench of- Ivlsers to •ail offl- yrtlh tlie weed cut i) serv|cc, to arrfirigo billeting, to apt as interpreters — In short, to mike Hie occupation 61 Franco as !nsy B$ possible for American, British nnd Canadian forces. General D e anulic hns apparently lrje<( to hold out his promise of co-operation as a force to obtain recognition of his Committee of Niitloniil [((aeration as ii, e lwov l- sjonifl government of France That would Imply turning over to him tlie Bold reserves of tlie old French Republic, giving him the right to Issue currency Bhd aefttnn^ -d governors wl>o ^ould be above t Civil Affairs Secityn , of Qen* Elsenhower's quprerne hwdquari* Till:, far, London ahd \WMMaSl have not been ready t« go (6T1 icas9ii (hat V$ Oaul> ttw hit: be willing (o co-operate (W h»re ,1 Dutch the Norwegians tmf ' isclglans , 'the piano, organ, harp on^ JH pic musical Instruments plaffd » both hands und feet '••• 'u i :ence: "I don't think any pandl- diile is going to year on Ihe basis be elected this of what lie cau dig up against his opponents— he'll .simply hnve lo have what It takes." As nn example of nil three agree ineiils. in (\\ v ciisn of the Nether lands ijuvpTniiicnl I! Is provide lhat Ocneial Klsenhower Is iictmil ly empowered lo lake nny and al nipflsurps necessniy for military op orations. H is presumed that Ilil period «f operations will be n> short us possible, but wlillu It lusts (here iir e no (nullifications whatever. As soon us this Ilrst plnisc of the liberuiloii Is ended, It Is provided Hint General Elsenhower will ill- form t!i(. Nclhorlnnds government, lo toko over complete responsibility for civil administration. Even then, however, it is understood Unit siicli spi-cliil fndlHIes us |tic Invasion forces may continue to require will be furnished liy the Netherlands government for prosecution of the Political Announcements The Courier Ntwi £*• te«n thorized to »r.noimc« th« candidaclM, iubject to th» D»mo- cratlc primary In Auguit: hTAlE KKFKKSENTAIIVI AI.ENE WORD (for re-election, Post No. 3) W. J. WUNDEHLTOH (for ro-elcction; Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDEN (for re-election, Post No, I) LOOIEN K. COLEMAN E. O. "GENE" FLEEMAN (Post No. 4) PKOSKCIITINO ATl'ORNEY IViR 0. I3PENCKR' . He-election) JAMES 0. HAf-R AND COUICTOB BALK JACKSON (for re-tleoUon) W. W. (BDDDY) WATBON COUNTY TREASURER R. B. (8KEET) BTOUT Mlflfl DGLLA PUR'nJE COUNTY JUDGE ROLAND GREEN ((or re-election) DWIGIIT H. B|.AtJK>VQQl» uiitcuiT COURT HARVEY MORRIS <Pur rt-i)ep(loa) COUNTY CLEHE T. W. POTTEH (for re-election) OH, I DON'T KNOW. SEEMS KIND OF TA/^E COMPARED TO THE THRILL i GET our OF DRINKING A BOTTLE OF DR. PEPPER Second Annual HORSE SHOW Sponsored By .the Blytheville Jr. C o/ C TWO TUESDAY, JULY 11 WEDNES., JULY 12 Outstanding Entertainment For All The Family!, ATTEND BOTH NIGHTS SAVE Buy Your Tickets TONIGHT- Entrqnce At the Gate Will Cost More! TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT: KIRBY DRUG STORES ROBINSON'S DRUG STORE CITY DRUG STORE OLE HICKORY INN Russell Marr Liquor Store BORUM'S DRUG STORE WOOD'S DRUG STORE LOY EICH CHEV. CO. REINMILLER CAFE RUSTIC INN ANY MEMBER OF JR. C. of C. ADVANCE ADMISSION: Both Nights 1.80 Tax Incl. Tuesday .Only 90c Tax Inch Wednesday Only 1.20 Tax Incl. BOX SEATS May Be Bought At Kirby's Main & Broadway Drug Store and at Russell Marr's Liquor Store. What the MATION Thinks of FULBRIGHT These Are Only a Few of the Literally Thousands oi Articles Written Throughout the Nation in Praise of an Arkansas Representative in Washington 1 \_ J. W. (BILL) FULHRIGHT I • ' ! St. Louis Star Times ": I "He has shown an informed ami intelligent approach to national nntl inlcrnn- .tioiiBl problems . . . In tlie Senate Fulbright would have greater opportunities of exercising talents in the writing of a practical and enduring policy. 'Arkansas could brinij distinction to itself and serve the nation us well by promoting 'Jhis young Conyrcssman lo Ihe Senate." 'Associated Press Writer Max Hnll *T1 /'Many DemocratvS . . . and even some Republicans . . . telephoned him or congratulated him with handshakes in tlie 'cloakroom. One veteran Representative from Georgia went lo Fnlbriglit's office to say it was 'the best speech I have ever heard in Congress'." I 'Arkansas Democrat ,"Kefauver (Congressman from Tennessee) said Fulbrighl's experience as an jedncator and as a businessman would in- 'sure that 'no unrealistic commitments will jhe made' and that 'his activities in this |House arc ample proof of his unusual (ability to grasp and understand these great problenis which are fundamental in building for peace'."- MRS Commentator John n. Hughes 1 "Whatever else may he said of Mr. Fulbright's Resolution for Congressional declaration in favor of U. .^. participation in a world organization for peace, Majority I Leader McCormack had this to say this i Afternoon :.'This constitutes an historio '.net. 1 am proud to be a member of this 1 body at such a time. This is a forceful and very historic resolution'."- Tglsa '(Okfa.) Worid Tribune $#?• I "He built up a backlog of admiration and respect that carried over to his introduction of his world peace Resolution in the Foreign Affairs Committee. No cocky Freshman could have steered that resolu- jtion to a'3GO-to-29 victory in the House, no matter how admirable its sentiments." Washington (D. C.) Star "The House of Representatives ros;e to a frrcat occasion yesterday, in a rnaiiher befitting the representatives ..p'f a great people. Its fine display of unity, its abanr donment of petty partisanship in overwhelming endorsement of high principles made its vote on the Fulhrigrit Resolution a shining mark in pur history and deserves the grateful commendation of every thinking American.' e ^ _ Cincinnati (Ohio) Post "From public opinion polls and press expressions, it is clear that a large majority of Americans favor, ^ike the Hppe Committee, 'the creation of appropriate international machinery with powep Adequate to establish and to maintain a just and lasting peace among the nations of the world.' In their one sentence declaration. Representative F-ulbright and the Committee have found, a form on which Democrats mid Republicans can agree."-^ Minneapolis Star Journal .p.f r ~ "If Congress is to be restored to tlie alert, vital role of genuinely representative leadership which it ought to occupy in 'American politics, most of the impetus will have to come from its younger members . • . men and women who aren't afraid to strip away out-worn procedures, Probably the ablest of the Democratic first termers ... not forgetting the more widely advertised Will Rogers, Jr. ... is Representative '/. TV. Fulbright, of 'Arkansas, S8— businessman and former president of the University of Arkansas." I 'Arkansas Gazett^ "A desirable contribution to coyer realistic thinking on postwar planning v?es made by Congressman J. W. Fulbright, of Fay- ettevilie, when he said that 'America's primary concern must be 'not to help other nations, but to help ourselves'.'* New YoikTime? ' "The Fulbright Resolution does what (?' nccessfiry.. It announces to the world the Willingness of Congtesa to participate in' some international piganizatton with power adequate to maintain pence. No sinale voio that the House ftfls -taken :ff»' ?muij/ years has been moie iwipoi tant than this." Commercial Appeal ' "It may be hoped that Congres? and th& Roosevelb Administration may be im-. pressed and influenced by the great and joyous measure of public approval ^hqt has greeted a shoit, simple utterance 6n international affairs Repiesentative Fii{~ bright has rung the bell and it's tplliflfy should awaken the visionary dwellers fa', ivory towers."- •'WISELY CHOSEN" Washington Post "Secretary Hull has shown excellent JUjdjbi,' ment in his selection of delegates to attend! the London Conference of Allied Ministers'; of Education. . . . The selection'()f • Representative Fulbright, former presjr dent of the University of Arkansas, ;^»... }ien(! the delegation is nn especially Hsppy' choice. As an educator with practical'a'd- ministrative experience, Mr. Fulbright will not only be able to make constructive. contributions to the discussiqns in London but . . . more important . . . on his return he may arouse the interest of jus colleagues in plans for educational rehabilitation of the continent. That task is sec-r ond in importance only to the relief of physical suffering caused by lack of adequate food and clothing," ARKANSAS HAS LONG NEEDED AND DESERVED MORE FAVORABLE PUBLICITY THAN IT HAS RECEIVED, NO YOUNG MAN IN ALL CONGRESy SIGNAL HISTORY HAS, IN HIS FIRST YEAR IN CONGRESS, DONE SO MUCfl TO REFLECT CREDIT TO HIS STATE 'AND TO HIMSELF; AS HAS BILL FULBRIGHT. ^^ Elect J. W. (Bill) FULBRIGHT U. S. SENATOR THE MUM AND THE SMTE WITH H FUTURE "' • ••'•• I "v : Fu Ibright Campaign Committee

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