The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 11, 1949
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¥AGE EIGHT BLYTHEVII.LE'(ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1949 3 Senate Races Up GOP Chances ; Swing in Control It Called Possibility , In 1950 Elections WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. W — ;Three extra Senate races, In New York,- Connecticut and Idaho, have "Increased the mathematical chances for a 1060 swing In Senate control iroin the Democrats to the Republicans. The death Saturday o! Senator Miller (D-rdaho) Is expected. to bring early appointment of a Republican successor by GOP Governor C. A. Robins of Idaho. Former Senator Henry'Divonh'ak and Jor- fiior Rep. Abe Goff are among those mentioned as possible appointees. With thts ajipoinl'HP"', Republicans temporarily will the margin of Democratic superiority in the Senate t' eight votes. Before Miller's death the Democrats had :53, the Republicans 43. This margin will change back to 10 votes..Before Congress meets ia January,i when Senator Baldwin (R-Corm 1 quils In December to take a post on his state's high court. Democratic Gov. Chester Bowles will fill'.-the Connecticut vacancy .with a member of his party. The count then would be 53 Democrats. 43 Republicans—If'Sen- ator Dulles (R-NV) wins next n] on th's.'. special election in New York to ; eep for another year (.he seat to ^\lnch he was appointed by Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York If Dulles' opponent, former Democratic Governor Herbert H. Lehman, wins, the Democrats would stut the new year with 12 more Senate members than.the OOP. The Dulles,. Miller and Baldwin deals will be at staVe In the 1950 elections, bringing to 15 the num ber of Senators to be elected then. 20 Seits at. Slake * As It stands, the Democrats will ha\e 20 seats at stake nevt year But. they can count In advance on retaining 11 of them in the ;South and border, states, unless there is a political upheaval not now In sight The Republicans, 'on the other hand,- can be reasonably, certain of keeping .out of the hap Is of the Democrats only four of the 15 seats they mil have at stake in Itso These 15 include; the' Dulles urirt Baldwin places, plus the one they will gairi In Idaho. Thus, to regain the Senate control they lost last >ear, the Republicans would ha\e to hold all of their 15 and take at least six Democratic posts—seven If Dulles should be defeated next month, to guc them the 48 they would need The Democrats could lose the without dropping control, since Vice President Barkley'a -vote . would break x tie In their faior even If they had only 48 of the 96 menjbe™ In'Connecticut,'former Rep Glare Bootht Luce seems almost certain to be one of the t Republlcan candi- SONG QUEEN—Singing »lar Fran Warren . has been named "Queen'of Song"-by the American Academy ql Entertainment in New, York. Fran is seen being duly crowned by a young— - very 'young—admirer. BONDED RADIO REPAIR Fur (he first time in Bly- llieville, we offer you BONDED RADIO REP A IK SERVICE. Every job bonded by an. indemnity nom- pany which stands behind our guarantees. WHY TAKE j.ESS THAN THE RKST? Piano Tuning AND REPAIR We use the famous STRO- BOCONN in our tuning service. WHY TAKR LESS THAN THE BEST? PIANOS NEW AND USED MUSIC INSTRUMENTS— •SHEET MUSIC— RECORDS Every(liing in Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Matn Tel. 811 TO HELP BABES BREATHE EASIER—A tiny, premature baby is pliced into a "plethysmogniph" by o nurse at University Hospital. Ann Arbor, Mich., as Dr. Bruce Graham watches The instiument-similar to a miniature iron lung—is being used by University of Michigan researchers to determine why premature mfints breathe irregularly. In the pletbysmograph, will an atmosphere containing 75 to 80 per cent oxygen, most babies brcntlie regularly. Coroner's Jury Clears Man Who Killed Mexican HUGHES, Ark.. Ocl. ll.'IAPC — A coroner's jury has returned a verdict ot justifiable homicide in the slaying -of a' Mexican cotton picker at-nearby Greasy Corner conmiu- nitv Salunini Coroner ". Henry 'Hughe* of St. Francis County said Hoy Messib, 35, was shot and killed by Grady Trainor, about;«,: at a plntatjon grocery store. JJe; sld trlner was a special depuly and had beeh called to the store after Messio .became trouble- ;ome. -Hughes said the jury found that Messto was killed by three shots and that Trainor fired In self defense. dates. . , •• . In • New York, the governorship Hill be at stake, with the possibility that Deney maj be running again: That^certa' to bring, nut a heavj \ole In contrast to the light vote the Republicans /"ir will, (le- cide next month's special .'Senate 'election'. Arkansas Delegation Seeks to Keep Camp Near Ft. Smith Open WASHINGTON. Oct. 11— (if)— All Arkansas delegation, headed by Gov. Mc.Math, came to Washington yesterday to see what can be done to keep Camp Chaffee, Ark., In use as an Army training camp.. Camp Chaffee, near Ft. Smith, was one of the Big World War 11 training camps. It was closed after the war but was reoiMMled a year ago. Howevo., tinner economy plans (if the defense department It Is slated to be closed again next April. The group with the governor Includes Clarence p. Byrns, Ft. Smith. Editor; Bert Harper. Grover Jernj- gan and R. Kay Rodgers, all ol Fort Smith. The group met with Arkansas senators and reprcsenatives in the office of Senator McClellan <D- Ark.) . • • After the meeting McClellan told, a reporter thai, a meeting with Defense . Secretary . Johnson ha s been scheduled for today 'ab'.^the .Pentagon: ' ' Governor^ McMath said lie plans (9 return to Arkansas after today's meeting, . , • •:-, ' Cabinet Members Attend Funeral of Robert Hannegan ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11. (AP) — An .estimated 4,000 .persons, including two cabinet members,.attended the funeral yesterday of Robert £. Hannegan, former postmaster general. Haimesan, who helped send President Truman to,the White House, died of a heart attach last Thursday. Trie president, unable to attend the funeral, sent Postmastei 1 General Jesse M. Donaldson o.s his personal representative. The other cabinet member was'Attorney General J. Howard McGralh, one of Hannegan's siicce,«ors .as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. ' A third cabinet member, Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder, nnd US. Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark paid their resepcts to the family and departed before the funeral. . ; Last rites were held at St. Louis cathedral. Rural Pastor Stresses Uncertainty of Life In Prayer; Then Dies LUM, Mich., Oct. 11. (API— In a prayer Sunday at a rural Methodist Church, the Rev. Elmer Krakc, 72, commented on the uncertainty of life "Some of you may not be able to return to see God iiext week," he said. ,• • ;' ' A moment later he dropped dead. Interview with a Cow Opens Insurance Meeting CuicAGO, Oct. n—<fl>)—An interview with a cow , marked the opening yesterday of the three dny 18th annual convention of the National .Association of Mutual Insurance Agents. Before radio mikes and television cameras the association president, Hugh H. Murray of Raleigh. N.C., Interview; a descendant of Mrs O'Leary's famous cow about the great Chicago fire of 1871. A popular legend has it that Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over a lantern and started the fire that laid waste to the heart of Chicago. The Interview, in the Casino Room of the Congress Hotel, was arranged to focus attenton on observance of National Fire Prevention Week. $$$$$$$$$$ $$ VA TO VETS ss TOTAL POSTWAR PAYMENTS TO 15,MO,Wj> WORLD WAR,II VETERANS: 520,976,000,000 ,' ss$m$tt Sign of Wasted Heal Heat is being wasted If the fur- ia« room and basement U warmer than 70 degrees. The' loss can be avoided by applying insulation to the furnace and heat pipes. EDUCATION <"GI BILL") 7.+ PENSIONS "OK DISABILITY AND JOBLESS BENEFITS COMPENSATION " DEATH CLAIMS ( 52-20") Joe Kirkwood Jr., Weds .Actress Cathy Downs LAS VEGAS, Ncv.. Oct. Joe Kirkwood, . Jr., the "Joe Pal- opka " of the- movies and pro golf star, Is honeymooning with actress Cathy Downs, much to tiie surprise of .the couple's Holiyv,'ood friends. Quietly, and without a word to friends, the couple were wed here Saturday night by a Congregational minister in a hotel chapel. ,He is 28 'and Miss Downs 23.{i : .A petition brought by Kirkwood seeking to overthrow a lower court ruling he is the father of twin boys born to B Worcester, Mass., womaii was scheduled for hearing yesterday 'in. superior court at Boston. '.; .Kirkwood asks a writ that a district court ruling he Is the father of six-year-okl twins born to Miss Florence C Ileppcnstall be found in : error. He further contends in the writ that another man, identified only as "Mr. X," is the father of the wins. The Russian books in the VS. Library of Congress outnumber those in jny other library outside Russia. Masonry Strength The strength'of a brick or other masonry unit wall depends upon th» strength of the mortar Joints. If mortar can be loosened by light scratching, the quality Is poor. '• KENTUCKY'S KEY TO HOSPITAMTY "Somehow OLD FIT/GERALD spoils me for any oilier whiskey!" So say hoiirbp'n-wise Kentuckiani wboiimlin this genuine sour mash '. Bottled-in-Boncl a distinctive full-bodied flavor not encountered in any oilier brant!. OLD FASHIONED,. 'As*s#<«#j£ ' STITZft-WiLlEI DISI11II8T • [OU1SVIIU, KT. " KENTUCKY STRAIGHT >p_ym>N V/HISKEY . 100 PgOOf • 8OTIIED IN BONQ.' . Norwegian miles are seven times as long as the American mile. >t goes fAisTAff pleases so man/ peopfe fa no^ AMERICA'S LARGEST SELLING POPULAR-PRICED BEER Chinese Officials Desert PARIS, Oct. 11. (fi— The entire staff/of the .Chinese emtrjisy and consulate-general here today deserted the Nationalist regime and declared their support for the new Chinese Comirr-list government at Peking. . / ' • ; : WATER is your Cheapest Commodity - - - Use it FREELY! Blytheville Water Co. Blytheville, Ark. Ol»<t, fALSTAFF ItfWING COIF., ST. LOUIS • OMAHA • NEW OtllANS 17 PEOPLE SAVED BIG MONEY LAST WEEK ON OUR RED HOT OCTOBER SALE! WHY DON'T YOU COME DOWN THIS WEEK? USED CARS-TRUCKS COMPARE THESE PRICES ANYWHERE! 1936 Ford .V-S 2-tloor Sedan, in good operating condition/ has 1D49 license. . .special . .§2(17. Special Deluxe.i'l-door Sedan, black color, radio & heal cr, spot ., light ^ and sun_ visor, 39-19 Arkansas license. . .special §5t)7. , , J9I7 Nash "600" 4-tloof Sedan, city driven only 20,000 miles, dark blue color, has 'radio & healer, '49 Arkansas license. . .special 51177- : 19-10 Chevrolet 2-rloor Sedan, body & motor in excellent '-condition, has' '49 Arkansas license... special $577. . 1910 Buick Super <l-dopr Sedan, has beautiful black finish, a one-owner, city driven, Memphis car, both radio & healer. ..special $777. 1916 Pontiac "S" Streamliner 4-door Sedan, 2(one green, radio & heater. . .special 51197. 1936 DeSoto 4-door Sedan, dark green color, has "49 Arkansas license.,, .special $227. 1937 Chevrolet 2-door Sedan; new painl, new seat covers, runs fine.. .special 5277. 1948 Buick Super 4-door Sedan, 30,000 city driven miles, shiny black, has radio £ healer, new seal covers, and white sidewall tires special 51577. 1939 Buick Special Coupe, has new 1943 motor' .. .special $377. - J938 Oldsmobile 2-door Sedan, runs *ood special 5297. " 1942 Ford l</ t -Ton long whcelbase slake Truck, runs exceptionally well.. .special $467. 1910 Ford 3/4-Ton Slake Truck, has new mud- grip tires, motor excellent, has new paint job... special §497. 1937 Chevrolet 4-door, newly painted.. .special $277. • HURRY DOWN AS SCON AS YOU CAN! SHELTON MOTOR CO. 215 South 2nd Phone 4438

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