The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 27, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 27, 1944
Page 2
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f AGE TWO • EDSON IN W ASHB«GTON . _ *v( < v - x t • (31 Vote Is Dewey Weakness RV S BURTON HEATH ALBANY-When Governor Dewey denounced the C'. I ' O. Pollii- cal Action Committee the other iay. ^ithout naming H, for criticizing {he New .York soldier vote law, he was striking at one phase , of what many Democrats think may re-elect President' Roosevelt— the corDmander-in-chiel JJBU? 1 Denlocrats claim and Republicans fear that 'th? great bulk of the uniformed \ote will go to the President because his war leadership is considered a known quantity Bliile that of MI. Dewcy would have to be taken on faith and hope Similar considerations may Influence the votes of many stny- nt-homes who' have men !n the armed foicei The "Demcoratlc campaign \\ill play that Issue to the limit in every lamification Chairman Hannegan anr) his fellow strategists can discover 05 devise In hope of confirming seiylcemen aucUUieir iclatlvcs In the'r supposed pro-Rooseveltism. As or*e appigach, Qpvcrnor Dew-., ey's refusal to go along on the federal ballot for servicemen is being exploited. Here, IJius" far, the C. 1. O.tlcft wing pro-Rpsevelt organization appears to be doing most of the ball carrying. It Is Governor De\\e>'s contention that the "Citizens Non-partisan Committee for the Servicemen's Vote" is a C I. O left wing front with a thin window-dressing of Democrats and qnll-DDeney Republicans. \ METUOD PROVIDED IN NEW YORK New York state has 1,100.000 men and •nomen in the armed forces .For them, contending that the federal ballot could not legally be counted underline state constitution," Governor i Dewey and the Republican legislature provided n simpler-method of voting. All that; the. serviceman need do is send to Albany, direct or through family",or friends, his name, his ^pre-service'street address (to determine his election-district) and his service'address to .which the bnllot is to be mailed He will be sent exactly the same ballot he would use If he were voting afhome, which he is to mark and mail back to Albany, whence it will be sent to the voters home election district for counting. Last year 62,000 New York ser- viceine'iV asked for ballots and 42,000 3f them actually \otcd—two out of three iThe state v,ar ballot commission estimates that 550,000 of New York's absent servicemen are under age; some aliens and others will not apply If 350,000 should ask for'.ballots, the commission would expect, on the basis of lasji. jear's result, about 200,000 votes ^ In a close election that number could > f easlly decide whetliei New York's 1 " 47 electoral votes shall yo to President Roosevelt or Governor Dewev\ Mr Dewey^lost the govcr- rnorship - in 1938, by: 64,304-, and Her- beit Hoover carried. New Yorl. in 1928 by only 103,481 votes IT'S DYN«WCE, THAT'S WHAT 1ST IT' What is cons.dered more important—If the Democratic C 1( I O. coalition could persuade all servicemen and their families and friends that Governor Dewey, fearing the service vote, is Irving to keep soldiers and sailors from voting, their action might easily decide the result in several other states For^that re_ason Governor Dewey is trying to get across his contention that it is as easy for New York ' servicemen to vote under 'his law as under the federal, and that whereas there can be no question about the legality of votes cast under his law, federal ballots might Extra FLAVOR -BO extra peats BACON MEMPHIS PACKING CO. o tossert out. He claims thai, for the sake oi embarrassing htm, the C. I. O. Political Action: Committee, through a\front, Is.-peiiietriUlng a rraud u|i- on\tlie soldiers and sailors by try- liig to : hand them the federal bal- 16);. In time of war a court jnlght hesitate to' toss out soldiers' ballots because they did riot include every office at stake in the soldiers' home dlslricls^ but only the four offices for which the federal ballot provides. The C. I. o. says, -"Take a BLYTHEVIIiLE (ARK.): COURIER NEWS' Surplus 0. S; ' : Now Waiting For Buyers i WASHINGTON, July 27. (UP)— The'Job of getting rid of surplus Army and Navy aircraft Is •already underway. Tlie Reconstruction Finance Corporation hns for sale more than SeO.000,000 worth of damaged or outmoded planes—Including tru'ln- ei's,; cargo carriers, tvansports, bombers and glldcis. •. However '".the planes, which arc too small for regular alv. Jlnc travel —will i\ot relieve lhe pressure on commercial avintldii companies. chance." Governor Dcwcy says, "Let's be sure that those who do vote shall have their ballots count- Bake Better Pastries '. With Shibley's Best Flour... v -:, • This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! cd. Bids will be used to sell the smaller craft, while ; the< larger planes will be purchased through negotiations or ul a celling yet to be named, More than 5000 aircraft nrc now waiting for buyers. Andersons Have Reunion All the sons of daughters of Mr. nnd Mrs. I,, L. Anderson were here last week for a family reunion. Mrs/ Agnes Dyche and her children, Li. O. and Martha Ann, who live In floss City, Mo,, were here to join Pfc. and Mrs. Mark U Anderson; home on furlough from Nashville, Tenn., and Corp. nnd Mrs. Frank 11. Ashby and daughter, Carol I/:c, who now are living at Taft, Calif. Another daughter, Mrs. While- Anderson Ilamiah and hci aughter, Linda, have been with ier,' parents for the past nine nonths. Pfc. and Mrs. Anderson and Corp. and Mrs. Ashby and the infant daughter all have returned to thelc utter the family reunion Cream Style No. 2 Can TURNIP GREENS ••--'; . .' • \ * J SALT SODA CLEANSER No.-2 , Cmi Carey's •.' -' .') I faxes Arm & Hammer .'! 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'I he work on enlarging tbe levee and road way will get under way by Aug. 1. C. W. vollmcr Co., and LaPlant have contracted for work totaling $345,829.30 • In the; Pecan Point vicinity, the Memphis U. S. Engineer's office has announced. Near the postofflce of Vest, N, C., Is, appropriately enough, the anil Ingram Co., of Turrcll already co'iiimunltv of Suit, GOBS OF MATOES FRESH, VINE RIPENED, Lb. PEAS Fresh in She/is, tb lOc LEMONS * 13$ BANANAS A Limited Quantity i 1o. 13* LARGE, WHITE, 7f>. LETTUCE Pound 12* FRESH CORN EAR 4*ORANGES California 5 Pounds 59* CANTALOUPES A BARGAIN CABBAGE CUCUMBERS Pound 25 POUNDS. Self Rising. Bfair's Best In Glass Jars. FOLGER'S, CANOVA or OLD JUDGE, Pound SPICES Our Assortment Is Complete NAPKINS Tea Naps 80 Count 10* PAPER TOWELS 2 Rolls RELISH Pure Vegetable 18 oz. OLIVES Stalled 12V 4 oz. Jar 56* STARCH Penick G/oss.. 6 Boxes 25* PAPER PLATES Pkg. lOc MODESS SANITARY NAPKINS Pkg. FRENCH DRESSING •*.' 2Qg OLIVE Queen 1 Pound 5 Oz. Jar 16 Pet. 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