The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 27, 1951
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TTItmSDAT, SEPTEMBER *T, LLB (ARK.) COURIER Tackett's Reply to McMath May Be Opening of '52 Race WASHINGTON Sept. 27. <AP)— An opening shot in Arkansas' 1952 political war may have been fired here by Rep. Tackett of Arkansas. In . telegram to Gov. McMath of Arkansas yesterday, the congressman assailed and denied the governor'* "political evaluation of me and added: "You and I will settle that later." Both Tarkett, whose congressional district was merged with that o( p. Oren Harris, and McMath are d considered probably catldl- sl«8 for the Democratic nomination for governor in the primaries next year. McMath Is serving Ill's second term. Tackett, who Is serving his second term In the House, said in a recent visit to Arkansas that he would consider making the race if he can obtain campaign funds with r.o strings attached. Tackett's telegram to McMath was the latest in an exchange between the two. It all started when the governor asked each member of the -state's congressional delegntion to help Arkansas get aluminum plants which may be moved from their Pacific northwest locations because of & shortage of electrical power, Kuough In Arkansas McMath said that the Industry could get enough power to meet its needs in Arkansas. Tackett immediately fired back an answer that the governor's claim contradicted previous McMath stafernents that there was a shortage of power in Arkansas. The congressmen added that these statements had prevented several Industries from locating in the state. McMath then replied that he had eaid Arkansas lias a "great power jtblential" and did not say that the ff!ate had a great power supply. He accused Tackett of being in the service of private utilities, and cited a recent appearance by the representative before the Arkansas Public- Service Commission to oppose a rural co-operative power project. Reply fo 2nd Wire Made Tackett's telegram yesterday was in reply to McMath's second wire. Declaring that "your (McMath's) nasty, false allegation that I am associated with the private utilities is proof of your own inadequacies," Tackeit went on from there: "You should not drive industry from Arkansas with your political propaganda while acting as a polly- parrot for the federalizers who con- t«iid the government should own, operate and oontrol «»erybodv and everything. "Your telegram to me la the natural reaction of anyone caught 'flittering in his itew' after being confronted with contradictory statements concerning the availability of low eosl power In Arkansas. You could make no reply except broad, unfounded smear charges In your efforts to distract from your said predicament ot political behavior which has caused Industry to bypass our state, "You Are the One" "You are the only one of us to ever deal with the utilities, electric bond and share of wall Street, and (he Wai' street bankers: I have never in any way been obligated to or accepted political contributions from any utilities, utility lo.bby or Wall street bankers. You have?" Tackett the:i said thnt the governor in a talk Aug. 10 at Forrest City, Ark., told that he had been to New York "helping the Mid- south Belectric Power Companies and the Electric Bond and Stiare of Wall Street sell private utility stocks, bonds and securities to the Wall Street bankers, pledging our Arkansas resources to Wall Street." Tlie congressman's telegram continued: "On one hand you announce for consumption of the people of Arkansas that our state, can produce power in unlimited quantities '. . . On the other hand, taking your cue from the occupant of the White House and joining the steelman- Ellts-Fitzhugh, axis in Its efforts to federalize our entire economy, you contend there Is a critical shortage of power in Arkansas. 'Right now the people of Arkansas would appreciate your devoting more attention to bringing industry to our state than to your political campaign for the United States Senate." (John R. Steelmiin is a presidential assistant; former Arkansas Congressman Clyde Ellis is executive director of the National Rural Electrification Association; Thomas Fitzhugh of Little Hock is atlorney for the Arkansas Rural Electrifica- tion A&socUtlon.) This latter statement w»s an ob- vlom reference to rumors that McMath will seek a seal in th« United States Senate In 1954. Tackett then said that Defense Moblllzer Charles E. Wilson "is more interested In the availability of Ion 1 cost power in Arkansas than in your wild potentialities and your political evaluation of me. You »nd I will settle that later." Leponto Boy's Terrapin Wins Annual Derby LEPANTO. Ark., Sept. 27. (;R— Juilaway Payne's Leaping Lena traveled the Terrapin Derby's 50- foot track in a probable record time ot 15 minutes yesterday to capture this classic of the turtle turf. Payne, a Lepanto farm boy, collected $100 for tlie victory. Rex, owned by Mrs. Max Edens of TJTODZB, Ark., took second place, antl show wa-s won by Joey, entered by Dr. Joe Verser of Harrisburg. Ark. Some 4,000 visitors attended the derby and the all-day program, sponsored by the Lepanto American Legion post. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III,, Sept. 27. M>j—(USDA)—Hogs 7,500; weights 190 Ibs up mastly 25 to 35, with top only 15 up; lighter weights 25 to 50 higher; sows'steady to oO higher; most advance on some heavy weights; bulk choice 1911240 Ibs 21.15-25; top 21.25; few 250310 Ibs 19,50-21.00; 150-180 Ibs 19.15-21.00; 120-140 Ibs 17.75-10.50; 100-110 Ibs Ui.25-n.SO; sows 400 Ibs down 11.75-19.00; over 400 Ibs 16.75-17.'S; stags 13.50-15.50; boars 15.00-15.00. Cattle 2500; calves 1100; utility and commercial cows 22,00-26.50; canners and cutters 16.00-22.00. CHANCEI.I.OB—Richard Mobley of Russellvllle was appointed chancellor of the ninth chancery court district succeeding the late J. B. Ward. The appointment was made by Acting Governor Ellis Pagan, Little Rock, president of tlie state senate, in the absence of the governor and file lieutenant governor. (AP Photo). Methodists Plan Two Evangelistic Drives For Arkansas Areas LITTLE ROCK, Sept, 27. M'j— Plans for two evangelistic campaigns were to be mapped by about 600 Arkansas Methodist leaders at a conference here today. The first mission, to cover Louisiana and the Camdeii. Monticc-llo snd Hope districts of Southern Arkansas, is scheduled to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 7. The Rev. K. D. Galloway of Hope and the Rev. H. L. Johns of New Orleans are cochairmen of the campaign. Hifi second series of meetings is set for Jan. 18-25 In churches ot the North Arkansas conference anil the Little Rock, Pine • Bluff and Arkadelphia districts. Co-chairmen are the Rev. Roy I. Bagley, Blytheville. and the Rev. Arthur Terry, Little Rock. Ex-Egypt Head Dies ALEXANDRIA, Egypt. Sept. W. «V-Abdel Fattah Yehi» Pasha, former Egyptian prime minister, died here this morning. He was 15. Trust and Luck are villages within three miles ol each other in North Carolina. Hey, Look! SPECIALS! / : . '. - . E : . A ' Friday & Saturday Only! 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The Synod voted her* yesterday to authorize a commute* to work toward th« completion ol the merger of College of the o&irks at Claiksville end Arkftiuai College at BateevUlt at a meeting tn Fort Smith Nor. U. Committee member* of ttw ayixxt mid another giovip representing tlie Arkansas Presbytery of the Oklahoma Synod hav« recommended thai the two Institution* bo merged under Nw nam« "Die Collcse of th« Ozark«" and tx k>cnt*d In BaHsvilU. fudora Battles Avalanche of Cricket* EUDORA—llits vmthweKt Aifcansns city it battling an attack of crickets, which have Invaded stores and homes and dunipted business. The Insect invasion began over the weekend and shown no signs of letting up. The cricket* arrived In small numbers a4 f«»t, but uow they »re attacking In hordes. hed Bids to Be Opened in Pine Bluff LITTLE ROCK—The Corps of Engineers will open bids Oct. 31 tor the construction o[ 16 material storape sheds at the pine Bluff irsenal, Col. Hunt W. Holmcr, district engineer, snid yesterday. Warren Attorney Chosen by Ike Murry LITTLE ROCK-A yollnj Warren. Ark., lawyor ha* been appointed to Attorney General Ike Murry's staff. Dowell Anders, assistant director ol tli€ Arkansas Legislative Council, was named by Murry yesterday to succeed Arnold Adnms ns assistant attorney general. Anders, 31. ]« a graduate of ths University of Arkansas law school and practiced law in Warren Iwfoie joining the legislative council's "ita/f in January, iwj. Religious Meeting Opens in Little Rock . LITTLE ROCK—Delegates from five states opened a three-day convention of tlie Little Rock Area Assembly. International Convention, Disciples of Christ, here ycsterdtiy. They heard Mrs. James D. Wyker, Columbia. Mo., plead for a national return to moral power and religious tailh. "Faith must supplant fear," said Mrs. Wyker. "For those who put ''AGE their faith In God there can JM no Jew, however uiu«rtatn tin fu>uu " Pubtitners Hear 'Good News' in Gloom HOT BPBINOS-An optimistic nok was mtinded In the (riooenr newsprint problem at Uie final session of ttw Southern N«w6p Publishers Association convention. The publishers ended their -43lh annual meeting he*. One of the !nst reports was on experiments with turning old ne Into newsprint through a de-Inking j>r OC( , ss . Walter C. Johnson, SNPA secretary-manager wid tn* de-inkwd newsprint, made In Savannah, Ga. .was used with "«celte«t on presses In Fort Worth and Beaumont, Tex. Arkansas PSC Action Is Asked To Halt Missouri Co-Op Line I LITTLE ROCIC, Sept. 27. (AP) — The Arkansas Public Service Commission has been asked to stop a Missouri electric co-operatii'e from running a transmission line across two Arkansas counties. A complaint against the project was filed with the PHC yesterday by Arkansas Power and Light Co,, which charged that the co-op had failed to (jet ,\ PSC rertlfictue authorizing the work. The PSC .scheduled a hearing on the complaint for Tuesday. Tlie N.W. Co-op is slrhming the line tor the Hull Shoals Dam In Arkansas to its new steam generating plant at Missouri City, Mo. AP A I, Serves Two Arkansas Power and Light said it had been serving the two counties— Boone and Marlon _ severnl years prior to 1937 when it officially was allocated the territory by a predecessor agency of the PSC. A. P. <t L. snirt the co-op line crosses the service area served by the private firm mid "is within a relatively short distance of all of the load centers" of A. p, A t. It olso pointed out that the cooperative has contract* with the ( Federal Power Admint»- tralion under which the SPA win lease the transmission linei from the Co-op. 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