The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 16, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Minister Raps Truman Policy Democrats' Playing With Truth, 'Idolatry,' Former Chaplain Says CHICAGO, May 10. W)—A minister who was a 1944 Democratic convention chaplain says President Truman should "quit playing with truth" nnd the people should cease "state Idolatry." He said in elfect that Chicaco Democrats offended Christians with their ballyhoo for Sunday's program of the national party conference and arc using ••Hollywood beauties" and movie cowboys to huild up [mlit- ical rally crowds. The Rev. Harrison Hay Anderson talked on "the new Idolatry—slate worshlo" In a Sunday sermon from his Fourth Presbyterian Church pulpit. Was Chaplain rn 1944 he was chaplain of the Chicago convention at which Mr. Truman was nominated for vice President. He declared the American people are "Betting weary of being kidded" nv Mr. Truman about his so-culled "nonpolitical" western tour. The minister said: "President Truman would be welcome In any city or town on a political or non-political trip. But why call this last Journey and the Chicago week-end anything other than what it Is?" Dr. Anderson assailed politicians whom, he said, use deception "when government becomes a god to be worshipped." He added: Conscience Offended "The conscience of the Christian people of this nation Is being offended In a dozen other serious ways. When the state becomes a god morals go." ' He read n Chicago Democratic advertisement In a Sunday newspaper urging attendance at a public meeting of the President's cabinet. The ad said: "For the biggest Sunday of your life (exclamation) see and hear Vice President Barkley." Dr. Anderson said: "So the politicians give us our biggest Sunday. My Bible says God gave us that day and told us to keep It holy." Wafer Company Closes Hydrants In Bill Dispute SMTTHFrELD. R.I., May 16. (IP)— A dispute over who should foot the bill dosed nine fire hydrants today In the Greenville section of this town. The Northwestern Water Company claimed, it hasn't been paid for the hydrant service since 1947 and ordered the spouts left alone. The action followed n town meet- Ings refusal to appropriate $450 for 1950 service. Opponents said Installation of the hydrants failed to reduce fire Insurance rates. A company spokesman said an insurance rating association would reduce rates until a $150,000 gallon water storage tank is erected. And. the spokesman satd. the company can't get funds to build the tank by free hydrant service. Chief Ralph Battey of the Greenville volunteer fire company said he believed the water firm's action "Justified," but he would ask the town solicitor for a ruling. Animals Inyade City To Confuse Residents PHILADELPHIA. May 16 IIP) _ The animal world seemed to be staging an unusual Invasion of Philadelphia yesterday. Police reinforced by dogcalchers captured a young deer that had leaped a nine-foot fence and was frolicking.on a tennis court In the German own section. The animal apparently had strayed from a nearby wooded area. The manager of a downtown pet- shop asked police aid in recaplur- frL ?h C ? monkc - ra wh '<:h escaped from their cage and leaped u, freedom v:a a broken window aml a fire escape. Three other monkeys which TUESDAY, MAY 16, SN'AKK nil's —MoJIc Lowrici"co- ed at Floward Payne College. Brown- tvood, Tex., models what may or may not become the rnge—a wrap around made of the skin or a nine- foot bull snake. Forf Smith Gets 'Rodeo Spirit' POET SMITH, Ark., May 10. (/]>) —Fort Smith begins dressing up this week for Its annual rodeo. The Arkansas-Oklahoma Rodeo doesn't open until May 27. But beginning tomorrow, ma I e residents of Fort Smith are expected to dress "Western style" to get into the spirit or the affair—and perhaps to publicize It. "Vigilantes" will enforce Hie Western garb rule. The rodeo, a five-day show, will be preceded by a "Western Jubilee" on Fort Smith's streets the night of May 26. It'll be the 17th presentation of the rodeo. Joined In the break were content to stay in the shop, knocking over bird cages and fish bowls. the mower for every lawn Fower Lawn Mower Blythcville Machine Shop 211 So. 2nd. Phone 2828 PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock fiiiaranlpcd iiesl Prices Klrhy Drua Stores Anhydrous Ammonia Fertilizer Custom Application Phones 6847 — 6284 '/z Mile South on Highway fil Billion Spent Each Month On Gambling NEW YORK, May 16. M't—A new survey on gambling says Americans spend nearly a billion dollars a month on bookmakers, slot machines and policy games. The $ a year total breaks down into $8,000.000.000 for bookies. $ for the slots and from SI .000,000,000 to $3.000,000000 for the policy or numbers rackets. The survey was made In 17 articles on varying phases of gambling by experts writlnr In the annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The academy Is a private organisation founded in Philadelphia In 1880 as a discussion forum. The many Issues of Ih,. annals, released yesterday, listed these main' conclusions: t. The ordinary gambler Is a "sucker who must, lose in the long 2. Fiig-time gambling can't operate without political or police protection. 3. Gambling rackets are helped by legitimate communications channels, am! elimination of sports wire services to bookmakers would reduce thjtn from a major national racket to "a petty local nuisance." Nev,- Year's Eve and New Year's Day together are known ns the daft days" In Scotland. HEADS KIWANIS--First Canadian ever to head Kiwanis International Is Don H. Murdoch o( Winnipeg, Manitoba, above, 61-year-old laundry company executive. 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