The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 3, 1944
Page 8
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JTAGE JBLYTHEVELLB (ARK.); COURIER NEWS Legion Backing No Candidates Grimmett Issues ' Statement Today Explaining Policy As mi, organization, members of Dud-Casou post, American Legion, are-not confined ujth politics, they announced today through lhelr....cot)!ma)>der,... Dr. • W. A. Grlmmett. .Whatever political preferences they may Jinyo as individuals''^^ 1 will net upon as such, but -they, want it definitely ruulcr- slobd .that-.the official policy of Hie post Is one el strict neutrality. The-, following statement was issued to DID Courier News lodny, making clear tlic Legion's stand in>»the forthcoming battle of the ballots: | "Whereas," It lias come to the nl- teiilion of ..Dud Cason Post 24, ol the'American Legion, that various political'candidates and other persons hav6 staled publicly nud in advertisements.'have Inferred thai they were supported by the American -Legion ov were in conference ys'Ifh the officials of the American legion or with'' members of tlie American Legion . . . the Dud Cason. post denounces these statements- and inferences as untrue, unwarranted and knowingly against the policy of the American Legion. "The policy of (he American Legion In Arkansas, as well as elsewhere, has always been and should always be as follows: Vote for the Conwoy County First in State To Vote 'Wet'- MOHRILTON, Ark., Aug. 3. (UP) —Conwny County Is tlie first county In the state of Arkansas to vote for (lie legal sale and manufacture of intoxicating liquors. The comity was voted wet by a vote of 1145 to 1003. MorrlUon voted for legal sale by a vote of 319 to 302. But outlying territory voted K63 ngalnst to 59-1 for. One hundred 30 absentee votes were thrown out by election officials on Ihc grounds Iliat they were not cast by legal voters. The average daily wage of a Korean ivorkei is about one yen 01 approximately 35 cents. person you think Lest qualified for Ihc office. 'The Legion asks only that, iu« good citizens, you vote, but vote for whomever you please. No pcr 1ms any priority iijxm the vote of the membership of the American Legion. "The Legion Is not in politics does not exjxct to be and (toes nol permit to go unchallenged any statement of any person that they arc supported by (he American Legion. "Ihc preamble of our Constitution provides Tor God and country, we associate ourselves. . .' Those noble principles of our founder should not be lowered and be dragged into partial politics." .» v v v v v V V V V V V ' v V V V V ^INTERNATIONAL ,B00 FEED Yw More Pork ]'-'-"-' INTERNATIONAL'S processed feed is a :^y * bet for wise hog-raiserj. If it scienfifieally blended, and contains :ufficient proteins, vitamins and minerals in the right proportions ib provide your hogs with the right nutrianfs for fast growth. 1 r'or greater profit in pork production. INTERNATIONAL Hog Teed builds bone, muscle And 9'owth, producing mors pounds of, dollar, for dollar, than fanlcage, oil meal, or mill feodt. ' Stop in and order your supply today. BUY 7E-RNATIO-NAL HOG mo Now Showing MAI*/ All This Week NUffl All This Week CORNER Of MAIN & 1st STREETS World's Largest Hog WEIGHS NEARLY THREE FOURTHS OF A TON Admission lOc - - - Pius Tax . '! Dub Thee Knight ?"f'/ ' Candidates For Senate Schedule Talks Tonight LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 3. (UP> — The U. S. senatorial candidates go at It hammer and tongs today. Supporters ot Governor Homer Ad)il)is will hold a Pulaskl County rally tonight and Rep. j. w. Fulbrlght makes a major radio address. Pul bright has promised to an- jsww recent charges by Adklns In his talk tonight. Cupl. Bob Ed lat- tln, retired, of Fort Smith, will be the principal speaker for the gov.- eriior tonight. Although both camps arc bidding' for the support of former Caraway and Barton partisans, with some success, neither Mrs. Caraway nor Colonel Barton have expressed a preference In the coming runoff. Colonel Barton said at El Dorado today that he docs not expect to attempt to tell tils followers where to transfer their allegiance. Mrs. Caraway gave an Interview after her return to Washington, but she Old not express a preference. .With the traditional Jiglit blow of his sword, King George' VI is pictured giving the accolade to Ll.-Gcn. Oliver W. H. Lccso, commander of (he British Blh Army, during his recent visit to the Blh's headquarters in Italy. ,, Arkansas U. Men Will Attend Hampshire Meet . LITTLE HOCK, Aug. 3. (UI>) — Severn! faculty members ol Ihc University of Arkansas Collcyc of Ag- •iculture will iitlend the sixth nn- mal imlloiml Hampshire' type coii- crchcc nl Ihc Shelby Count) 1 Pc- ml Form in Memphis, Monday iinil Tuesciny. They will assist lii arranging (lisDlaya. Dcnn W. R. llorlacher, director ot he Exlcmlon Service, wilt be KC- coinimnlccl liy N. w. Hilston, Wnr- icn Gidord, Maislmll Jfcck and M. W. Muldrow. Visitors tt'lll be urged to class their own animals with the Judging contest committee. Dean Horlacher and Hilslon are members of the judging .committee. This will Iw the first meeting of the conference In the South: In 1938, per capita Income hi .Japanese-dominated Korea WHS less than $30 In terms of American money, compared with n per cnn- Ita average of from 3500 to 5SOO In the United States. Marine Curiosity Sec the giant octopus, the terrifying creature of the deep, now Itli rlulton's Exposition, corner Main nnrt First streets OF COURSE, | DIDN'T YOU FOR YOUR MONEV, MARRIED YOU FOR THE DR. PEPPERS IT WOULD FARM LOANS Present Loans Refinanced. Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 Proctor Child Improves The condition of Marvin Proctor, •1-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Proctor, was much Improved twlay, Blytheville Hospital attendants reiwrtcd. The child sulTcrcrt a punctured lung, fractured rib, "and lacerations about the head and shoulders when he: was struck Tuesday afternoon by a car driven by N. M. Moore. Be*4 voanet New* »»nt tfe THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1044 , Temperatures Huffmbn News Atlanta........ Augusta j[ Birmingham ] gg Charleston . '. , ]] 57 Charlotte . 1!!'.' go Chattanooga ,92 Chicago !'. 91 Cincinnati . [. 35 Denver . 90 Detroit ;;;.' 93 Jacksonville ].. gg Kansas 'City ... .].'.' 94 Macon . ...31 Memphis .' i!.' 00 Miami " . 85 Montgomery. gj New Orleans ' ' 93 New York '..'.'.'.'. 80 San Antonio ........."100 Savannah gg Tampa . :.'.'.'.'.'. 85 Washington . . 75 Dilllils .'.".'.'103 Houston ; 99 Jackson . . n? Little Hock so Low 70 73 69 73 71 69 71 10 OS 71 15 18 71 74 75 70 74 70 7G 73 76 71 80 73 70 73 Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main BEAT HEAT In taking that hot Jecling out of sunburn, soothing heat rash,and irritated chafed skin, thousands are finding out how to beat the heat with Meisana, thesoothingmedicatedpowder. Mex- sana contains several ingredients recommended by ape ci alists for t hese di a- comforta. Coats little. Even greater savings in larger Bias. Get Mcxsana. Bake Better ^ Pastries With Shibley's Best Flour... This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! Mrs.,William H. Crowe of Poplar BluB...MO., has returned'home after a'vlsll with Stan Sergeant Crowe's parents, Mr. and Mrs W M. Crowe' In Huffman. Utah Dates has returned from Richmond, Calif., where he visited his sons. Mrs. Brycc Grant of Manila, Aik is the new primary teacher In the Huffman schpol.. ,,m rs ' ?' , A ' Pc ' rylnai1 of North Little Rock, Ark.-, has returned home after a week's visit with Mr nnd Mrs. W. M, Crowe. Mrs Per' ryman, is a slsltc'r-in-law of Mrs Crowe. , Courier Advi w»nl Ad*. Read Courier News Want Adi. < Koachen, Rali end Mice «Hni- nated. Contract tervloe In p««t control. Biddle Exterminators Free Ejttmjit**. 115 8. Third Phone 2751 WE FILL ALL DOCTOBV PRESCRIPTIONS AMD SAVE YOU MONEY STEWARTS Dr«i St»r e Mala * L*k* rk*M IBS DWIGHT H. Candidate for COUNTY JUDGE Will speak at the following places in behalf of his, candidacy for County Judge: ... ^ THUJtSDAY, August 3—8:30 p. m., Leachville FRIDAY August 4—8:30 p. m., Dell —Ami Will Close His Campaign !: MONDAY August 7—8:30 p. m., Blytheville 3ESOLUTI_QN WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of Dud Cason. Post 24 of the American Legion that various political candidates and other . : persons have stated publ icly, and in advertisements have inferred, that they were supported by the American Legion or were in conference with the officials of the American Legion or •with members of the American Legion, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion that the following statements be given to the press: "The Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion denounces these statements and inferences as untrue, unwarranted and knowingly against the policy of the American Legion. The policy of the American Legion in Ark- t ansas, as .well as elsewhere, has always been and should alwys be as follows: Vote for flic person you think best qualified for (he office. The Legion asks only thai, <is good .citizens, you vote, but vole for ivhomever you please. No person lias any priority upon the vote of the membership .of the American Legion. The Legion is not in pol itics, does not expect to be, and does not permit to go unchallenged any statement of any person that they are supported by the American Legion. ^ The preamble of our^Constiturion provides "For God and country we associate ourselves . ' ..." These noble principles of our founder should not be lowered and be allowed to be dragged into partial politics."' ADOPTED by Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion, August 1, 1944. Attest: . W, D. GRIMMET, J.M.Cleveland, Commander. Adjutant

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