The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 28, 1952
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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 1952 BLYTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER N'EWS PAGE FIVE Arkansas GOP Regulars Lose Hold at Party Convention By LEON HATCH *• LITTLE ROCK W) — The asscr-1 tion often has been made that the Republican party in Arkansas is a, "closed corporation." Perhaps so, but there were unmistakable signs at (he state party convention here' last weekend thai It's going to be more open from now on. It wasn't es spectacular RS some i of the oilier developments, but 1 probably from a long-range viewpoint, the most Important'indica- tion was a new tenure rule adopted unanimously by the convention. This rule fixes mi 8-year limit on (he consecutive terms of state organisation officeholders. Th« bill was not made retroactive. Personnel to Be Changed One effect of the bill will be a complete change in Arkansas personnel on the Republican National Committee every eight years. National Committeeman Wallace Townscnd of Little Hock and Mrs. A. C. Reminel of Little Rock, the national committetjwonifln have served .since 1928. They survivec the first attempt to unseat them since they were first elected al lost week's convention. State Chairman Osro Cobb' anc State Secretary A. L, Barber, both of Little Rock, also are long-time office holder.-!. j The First Congressional District! convention at Jonesboro, which proposed the tenure rule only the day before the two-day state convention opened here, said one pur- •J^ose of ft was to assure rotation of party offices. ' "Mostly hi One CHy** \. The resolution adopted by the r district convention commented that "for tiie past 50 years, more or ; less," party officialdom had been : "centered mostly in one city and ' county." ; Critics said the Little Rock leaders had given little aid to local ' Republican candidates throughout . the state. Defenders said that wasn't so and ; recalled four years ago, when they - said the state party treasury was • almost depleted to aid ft Congressional candidate in Northwest Arkansas. - The tenure rule and the attack. ; on Townsend and Mrs. Reinmel . *eemed to be loosely tied up with *n unsuccessful effort to nominate a ticket of delegates at large to fch* National Convention which in- 1 clu4*d &t least one supporter of • Ge*. Dwight Eisenhower. A tkket proposed by the nominating committee and composed of backers of Sen. Robert A. Tali won. H "' Lines were not tightly drawn, however, nnd sortie delegates voted " both for the '"elsenbower" ticket nnd for the incumbent committee members. Likewise, some delegates voted against both. The convention demanded " that 4h* n*MonHl party pay more attention to the South. Its platform ft*cri*d the practice of "letting the •ottth 90 Democratic by default every four years" and-urged that ( campaign (or presidential vote* b« waged In the South. 0 party again picked Jeff , Frenchman's Bayou planter jurf merchant, to be its candidate lee governor. In 1950, Speck polled • BO.000 votes against Gov. Std McMath for second term. Arkansas Netvs Briefs — Amvets May Back Move to.Let 18-Year-Olds Vote in State By The AsftocUted Free* LITTLE ROCK—A move to sponsor an Initiated constitutional .amendment lowering the leval voting ag'e to 18 has been Indicated by Arkansas Amvets. Members of the Amvets Executive Committee meeting here yesterday made the decision. All pusts In the state will be asked to circulate petitions to place the proposed state constitutional amendment on the ballot in the November general election, State Commander prrin Hcnbrat of Fayeite- ville 5ald. Freedom Forum Opens at Harding College SEARCY—The 12th bi-annual Freedom Forum opened at Harding College here yesterday, under the sponsorship of the school's National Education Program. Dr. J. B. Matthews, former investigator for the House Un-American Activities Committee, is the feature speaker at the une-WLTk' Forum. 4,000 Watch Inauguration of, Negro College Head PINE BLUFF—Some 4,000 persons witnessed the Inauguration of Dr. Lawrence A. Davis as president of Arkansas AM&N College i Negro) here yesterday. The ceremonies Included dedication of five new buildings on the campus and observance of the school's 79th anniversary. Dr. Mordecal W. Johnson of Washington, president of Howard University, and Gov. Sid McMath were principal speakers. Counterfeiters Scare Oklahoma City Firms OKLAHOMA CITY If, _ An out- of-town guest at a hotel summoned U. S. Secret Service Agent Tom ~liiit.son after trying in vain (o get ncrchants lo accept his $10 bill. Tlic nole — perfectly good —- \vas drawn on the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank. Hanson explained to tlic puzzlrd visitor that 30 counterfeit $10 bills, all on the same bank, had been passed here recently. HKAD CARKIKK BOV ORGANIZATION- Shown above are (he recently elected officers of the Courier News Carrier Hoys Club. They are (left to right) Charles Aycock, president; Don Brown, vice president; Cecil Aycock, secretary; and Freddie Rounsaval), treasurer. The club will orgniilM swM activities for the carriers and will help in lulmlnlslmr.R a contest now In progress which will send the winners to » Southern League baseball game In Memphis. Tail Wins Eight State GOP Votes, Poll of Delegates Shows Ohio Senator Leading Eisenhower Burning U.S. Jet Kills 3 in England Bigger Dam Planned At Heimback, Germany Weekend Occidents Boost Violent Death Toll to I 7 Weekend accidents brought Arkansas violent death toll for the week to 11. And the death last Friday of 71-year-old John Henry Morrison at Newport raised the Arkansas tornado death count to 116. John Yoitnt, 33, of Fayetteville died Sunday morning from injuries suffered in an automobile collision on Highway 71 north of FHyettcvllle. At Stuttgart, an 88-year-old Negro died in a (ire Sunday night at the home of his son. The victim was.s. R. Resold. State Official Says Arkansas Set for Equal School Facilities Chttd-KilHng Penalty E«Md in Singapore SINGAPORE (VP) — Mothers who murder their newly born up to 12 months of flge, while their miiui: are disturbed after child birth will 0not In the future be put to death, according to a proposed lav. Proposing the amendment to the colony's penal code, the nttorney- general said itnder the existing I R woman faces the capital charge if she commits an offense againsl her child while emotionally disturb- cd after child- birth. LITTLE ROCK OP)—Ed McCllts- tlon, state supervisor ol Negro education, says that of all the Southern states, Arkansas is In the best position to equalize white and Negro schools. In a radio interview last night with Harry S. Anhmore,. executive editor of the Arkansas Gazette, McCuistion said 15-mlllion dollars would be needed to bring physical properties of Negro schools to the level of white schools In Arkansas. He said another 4 mtlilon dollars would have to be spent Annually on operating expenses. "But the disparities between NR- gro and white schools in other Southern states are much greater,' 1 McCuistion said. He -said Arkansas has "more Inequalities among the T5 per cent ol the school children who are white than among the Negroes. 1 ' He snir this type of Inequality. is revealed in the contrast between facilities In urban mid rural centers and between wealthy and less prosperous sections of trie state. LITTLE ROCK iJP> — At least elplit of Arkansas' 11 iminstructed delegates to the Republican N'aticn- al Convention will support Sen. Robert A. Tail for the GOP presidential nomination. A poll ol the delegates conducted uiaiiy by the Associated Press yesterday' -showed eight for Sen. Taft; two for Gen. Dwlglit IX Eisenhower. The llth delegate declined (o state a choice, but stud he would support "the MKtn who can be elected if nominated," All of the delegates asked that hey not. be identified by name. The poll didn't back up claims of boil) the Taft and Eisenhower amps on how they ciime out of the Republican State Convention here Saturday. Arkansas National Republican Commftteexnan Wallace Townsend said after the convention that 10 of the delegate. 1 ! were for Taft and one possibly would support the general. The general's supporters claimed he had three Arkansas delegates; Taft had five; Harold E. Stossen, one and two were uncommitted. The state convention chose four delegates - at - large-at Saturday's elcemg dny session. Previously, seven delegate.* had been chosen at Congressional District conventions. Neither the stale nor the district conventions instructed their candidates. HEIMBACH, Germany fJPt — K\\ST. PETER'S England tv> - A ' ropp ' s lfll '^t water reservoir with ixirnln* U. S. Thumterjet fi-hler a Stci1 ' t - ;e <*P™ity of seven billion crashed into the main street bank I Cllb " > fPOt ! * l >lnmie(l b >' w ™t Gcv~ building of this little Southeast i man >'- EnRland town yesterday, killing] . T " e Project. 'Still subject to final American pilot and an elderly ] slate and federal approval, aims British couple. I Rt supplying the big textile and The explosion collapsed the bank | •« •• • •• .structure in flames which flashed Into an adjoining home, ci kirnlly burning n housewife HS she cooked her Sunday dinner. Awnings and shop signs wore f ired ' a nd in any w i ml o w s we re smashed. But tho street was vir- de.sertcd. Hundreds were at church services only a .sliort- distance Irom the crash. steel Industries on the left bank of the Rhine willi water and power for decades to come. At an estimated cost of 10' million dollars the Ruhr valley esev- voir will be enlarged to dou le Its present capacity. The Kchwni nucl Dam will be raised fro lo 238 feet. Twpnty-fonr workers are to be employed Fistula May Often Result From Piles BOOK — Gives Fiicil Assorialed Ailments men- i I8ri id red four A new, Illustrated 40-page book on Fistula, Rectal Abscess, Piles and other rectal anil colon disorders is now FREE to all sufferers. Write today'-- a card will do. ThornUm As Minor Hospital, Suite 1672 911 E, Lin wood, Kaims City 3, Mo. years on the dam enlargement scheduled to start this fall. Body armor for aviators consists of a thin sheet of aluminum backed by several-ply nylon. Quick RELIEF FROM MISERY Or HANGOVER DISTRESS Na-lCQ«. tt*nt. to.1*U1»U*l quietly • ^W t*tl lo iK>fn>*I. G«l Copt, 2V-H40/ AT YOUR DRUGGIST ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone -1G21 Shew Sliirts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. •»«»«•»., < Last Times Tonire Double Feature Former Patient Goes Berserk, Attacks Two, Fires House VAN BUREN, Ark, (f) — A man identified as a former mental patient, facing recommltal to an Institution, went beaerk at a mountain home near here yesterday, attacking two people and setting fire to the house. Sheriff L. C. Moore of Crawford County and two other oficers arrested the 55-year-old parolee from a Norman (Okla.) hospital three hours after the incident on & creek bank about two miles from the scene. He surrendered without resistance, and was returned to the Oklahoma hospital late yesterday. Sheriff Moore said the man attacked his brother-in-law, W. P. Vaughnn. with a table leg and clubbed his father, S. P. Elliott, with a shotgun. The men were not hurt seriously. The house was destroyed by the fire. TB Clinic to Open In Singapore Area GEM RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. MON.-TUES. "MOONLIGHT BAY" Doris Day • Gordon MacRae WED.-THURS. "COPPER CANYON" Hctly LnMnrr, Ray Milland & MacDon'ald Carey Purse-size bottle of famous THEATER Osceola, Ark. SINOAPORE (jT) — The finest anti-Tuberculosis clinic In the Far East with a daily treatment capacity of 5.000 patients will be In operation here in July. Operated by the Singapore Anti- Tuberculosis Association, the clinic will have seven X-ray machines, Dane Clark • Ben Johnson said Dr. G. H. Garlick, the director. •••••••••••••••••••••••• LAST TIMES TONITE "FORT DEFIANCE" Eggs Sent to Korea PUSAN, Korea (if> — The Inter- Faith Agency, an American religious organization, has sent 210,0001 hutching eggs to South Korea this | month. Tile chicks go to. Korean i farmers and 4-H clubs. j i — Open 6:30 p.m. — Show. Starts at Dusk 2 Shows Every Night! LAST TIMES TONITE! 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