The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 22, 1944
Page 6
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I>6VT QUOTE MB- Miller County Strength Split political Observers $ee Race Wide Open .;• In Southwest Area '• ., By JIM DOWNING tnlied Tress Slaff Corrcsponrtcnl TEXAHKANA. July 22 (UP) — Your* guess ns to who will curry tills . section of Arknsns fn any race Is ns good as the next fellow's. , : Probably no oilier part of the stfite is as erratically divided ns southern and southwestern section, For nil infinite variety of reasons. The Inquiring reporter' finds a man working furiously for Oov. Homer . M. Acikfns on one corner—while across the street, another is shooting the works for Bill Fulbrjglit. You;hear HUlc of J. Rossor Ven- ablo. Then, n rdllier powerful .political figure In Miller county is dedicating his efforts to Col. T. It. Barton. . Mrs. Caraway lias considerable streiigth here, too, observers sny.... The weather and the political campaigns definitely «-ere getting hotter and hotter : this week, and candidates who invaded South Arkansas—and Included nenrlj' all of them except Terry — went about in their shirt sleeves. Night 'meeting* were well attended—If foi no other reason than to get out Ir ll'.e air. But the morning, noon and •.afternoon rallies were something else again, 'Die cjindlonles and the 'few faithful who came to listen stayed to swollen- under the brassy sky. Weather Big Topic The weather, forcast* got more attention from newspaper readers than the account* of the latest rte velopmchls in the senatorial feud In 1 . The Barton Orand Ol' Opry troupe picked up a new 'candidate Hits week but lost another. Monday night here, Judge Laurence C. Amen of Little Rock—candidate for associate Justice against Minoi Mlhvee of "DcQuccn — Joined the party; but U. Gov. J. I,. Bex Shaver, was absent. Minor office candidates who addressed the crowd here from the Miller county steps (the Grand. Or Opry truck broke down with ail the equipment Including the speaker's platform and several thousand chairs) included besides Aulen: tee, Baker of Lnke Village, candidate for Lieutenant Governor against Shaver; Secretary of Stale C. G. Hall and Treasurer Earl Page, running ngalnst each oilier for Hall's office (and mighty hc-at- ed about It too) and Bob Surrldec of WnJnui nidge, opposing J. Oscar Humphrey for State, Auditor. Southwestern Hell Telephone Co. disclosed the answer to ft puzzler his week In Lltilc Rock. Said Russell McKlnney, a commercial man: "In case you've been'wondering vhy some of Ihe candidates opened heir .headquarters in out-of-thc- BLYTBBVILUi (ARK.); COUBIEl KIW8 way places, here's one reason — we couldn't serve them with telephone lines In Hie spots where they wanted llieir location In the Hrsl place. "Ihey Imd to go where we could hook them to existing cables. They Want Hello- Houd The towns along Highway 29 from some candidate for governor to ns- surc t.he Jiard-Mirfaclng of the route—a direct one to the south ivlilch clemfttates the Texnrkann elbow to Shrcveport. "But there doesn't seem to be much cohesion among the various elements down here," said J. O. Malm (fey, managing editor of the Texarkana Ncws-Oar.ettc. "Bryan Sims, becniise of his strong connections here probably will lead the ticket for governor- bill that's. Just my personal guess. "I'm n Texan, yon know," he grinned. Gubernatorial candidate Bryan Sims has strong support here from State Senator Willis )i. Smith ««d Will Steel—himself n candidate for governor who withdrew some weeks »go and pledged his support to the former comptroller. Ben Laney, because of his soiilt) Arkansas heritage, l« popular among those who believe he will work over the southern road problem—a consideration In which some 'arts of this section feel they have been .discriminated against. . Although Dave 'Jerry Is not men- tlonc'il. ns often litre in Miller Bounty as sonic other candidates, e Is strong In neighboring Ilemji- oiid 'county. . • We can't build nqw circuits now, 'Oil know, mid the political eam- headquarters have posed us a BAAF Trainee Painted African Battle Scenes Air Crew Trainee Thomas R. Dibble of the KAAF painted hU> way through Africa. That was In JO-12— the year of the Eighth Army's greatest- tribulation —and Dibble was a volunteer ambulance driver for the American Field Service. Ait work being Dibble's life nin- bltion. he devoted all of his spare time during his 13 months In Af- rk'n to painting battle scenes, of which there were plenty. Then, America having entered'the war, ho shipped out of the Middle terrific problem in the matter of SATURDAY, JULY ti, 1!M4 Eiisl 01 worked mode lined In the Army ns p.n aviation trainee and is now awaiting call to pre-lllghl. training. The son of Thomas Relley Dibble, youngest artist to have a paint- iiiB accepted by the National Academy of Arts, the younger Dibble is keeping In practice with spare time art work for the Special Service Olllcer here. Ringling Show Will Continue Tour in August SARASOTA, Fla., July 22 (UP - -- —Tlie greatest show on carlli wH getting equipment to serve them." go on, mlmis the big lop. The Do You Want To Sell Your Property or Business?—If So LIST IT WITH US FOR SALE! Our wide experience In real eslalc uid Iniiiness qualifies IK (6 elvc you better service: TOM LITTLE REALTY CO We Have Huyers WaUIti? For Investments.' the o — and Bailey clrcas says 'Ircm will play only In bnll parks Slid open-air arenas for the I CAKI) OF THANKS rest of (lie tour. The big main We wish '.o tliank oil of our loved lent was destroyed three weeks ones for their kindness when v» ??°. b t ii, HJnnf , ol ' d ' Ccn "" '" a flrc losl'ouv beloved husband and fath Hint killed 1C3 [jcreons. And there'er, Cecil Wcuks Is, no replacement. 1 The Family start it! There's a day coming when the enemy will bejicked, beaten, whipped to a fare-thee-well-every last vestige of fight knocked out of him. And there's a day coining when every mother's son of us will stand up and yell, to cheer ourselves hoarse over the greatest victory in history. But let's no* start the cheering yet. In fact, let's not start it at all-over here. Let's leave it to the fellows who are c/oin^ the job-the only fellows who will know when it's clone-to begin the celebrating. Our leaders have told us over and over again that the smashing of the Axis will be a slow job, a dangerous job, a bloody job. And they've told us what our own common sense confirms: that if we at home start throwing our hats in the air and easing up before the job's completely done, it will be slower, more dangerous, bloodier. • •••••: Right now, it's still up to us to buy War Bonds —and to keep on buying War Bonds. Let's do that. Let's keep bearing down till we get the news of final victory from the only place such news can come: the battle-line. If we do that, we'll have the right to join the cheering when the time comes. your invasion Bonds Today This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effort by Arkansas Grocer Co, L K. Ashcraft Co. Joe Atkins Machine Shop L H. Autry, Burdette A. S. Barboro & Co. Barksdale Mfg. Co. BlylhevilleWaiwCp, The Crafton Co, Delta Implement, Inc. Loy Eich Chevrolet C». Gay & Billings, Inc. Guard's Jewelry & Optical Store Halter's Qualify Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaway Appliance C». Herrick', Jewelry Huhbard Furniture Co. Hubbard Hariwiri C*. Huddleston & Ct, Tom W. Jackson Jiedel't Langston-Wroten Co. Charles S. Lemonj Planters Hardware Co., Inc. The New York Store Pat O'BryMt Palace Cafe J. C. Penney C*. Phillips Motor Co. these Robinson Drug Co. I. Rosenthal, Inc. Rock Saliba Rustic Inn A. G. Shibley Wholesale Grocer* C. G. Smith Floyd A. Whit e Zellner's Slipper Shop AFTER THE WAR-WHAT? What Will Become Of- * Arkansas Ordnance Plant at Jacksonville? * Pine Bluff Arsenal at Pine Bluff? * Ozark Ordnance Works at El Dorado? / • •k Maumelle Ordnance Works between Conway and Little Rock? * The Alumina Plant at Bauxite? * The Aluminum Plant at Jones Mill? * Camp Choffee at Fort Smith? * Camp Robinson at Little Rock? * The Proving Grounds at Hope? * Flying Fields at Walnut Ridge, Newport, Stuttgart, Blytheville, and other war plants and military facilities throughout the State? . . Wjll.these .industries-and facilities be converted to peacetime production and use for relieving post-war unemployment? Will they be converted into plants for the processiiiK of raw materials arid the manufacture of fertilizer'and other useful products? Will the pay rolls at these'plants be continued or lost completely? If any of plants or facilities are to he continued in operation after the war, who, as governor, would be in the best position to assist the managements in netting this job done—DAVE T1CRKY Uricv or Sims? ' "Father Of Pine Bluff Arsenal" At the annual dinner of the Pine Hluff Chamber of Commerce in 1943, Dave Terry was referred to as "The Father of the 1'ine [{luff Arsenal" by the principal speaker, Major General William N. Porter. Chief of the Chemical Warfare Service. While Dave Terry does not 'claim credit Tor all of the war industries that were placed in Arkansas, it, is a well-knowii fact that his position ;1 »s«»«i"g,member of tlie.powerfcirsub-eommittee on Appropriations for the War Department enabled him to work effectively with -other.-members ot the Arkansas Congressional Delegation and business leaders of the state in bringing these Industrie}; to Arkansas. •Citizens Of Arkansas, THINK! The next governor can have much' to do 'with the saving of these important industries with their tremendous PAY ROLLS! Wijl the people turn this job over to Dave Terry, the man who helped . to build these industries and create the big pay rolls, and who has information, personal friends and contacts that will enable him to successfully negotiate a program for converting them to peace-time production? , OR — will the job be placed in the hands of u man without executive or industrial experience, who has devoted his life to auditorial work and whose contacts are restricted largely to the Machine Politicians of the State to whom he owes primary allegiance? OR— will this invoice! and highly important problem be turned over to a third candidate for governor who is without experience in governmental affairs except for a brief service as mayor of his home town of Camden and as a member of the State: Penal Board under Lhc present state administration? When You Go To The Polls To Vote Tuesday - THINK Of The Future For Your Sons And Daughters And Of Your Own Economic SECURITY! VOTE FOR DAVE TERRY Governor

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