The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 16, 1950
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FAOE snr m,YTHKVTU.E (ARK.V COWRIE* WBWB Battle for GOP Control In Pennsylvania Gets Under Way at the Polls PHILADELPirTA, May 10. VF)—A stormy battle for control of Penn- •sylvanla's Republican forces went before the electorate in this pivotal GOP stronghold today. Outcome of the primary balloting could be a major factor In determining the party's 1952 presidential candidate. The primary climaxed six weeks* .of statewide stumping by GOP can- Indonesian Troops Stage Brief Clash didates seeking the party nomination for the U. S. Senate seat now held by Democratic Senate Whip Francis J. Meyer; and for the gov-1 crnorship now held by James H.' Duff. Duff, who by law cannot succeed himself, is a candidate for the party's Senatorial nomination. He is opposed by Rep. John C. Kunkcl. six-term Congressman backed by long-time party leader Joseph R. Grundy. Matched against each other in tlie gubernatorial races were former State Superior Court Judge John S. Fine, the Duff candidate; Jay Cooke, former Philadelphia GOP chairman, -vho has 3rundy's backing, and Lycoming County Judge Charles S. Williams, an independent, The Democrats also nominate, but their campaign has been quiet. Myers is unopposed for re-nomination and Richardson Dilworth, Philadelphia city treasurer, has only token opposition in the gubernatorial race. Duff, Grimily Key Mm Tlie key men in the Republican rift are Duff and Grundy. ' Grundy, at 87, b the principal GOP strategist and has been so for the past three decades. The 67-year-old Duff has challenged the Grundy leadership and lias called on Republicans to discard what he calls "Grundyism- government by a few, for the benefit of a few, at the expense of the. public." In reply. Kunkel accused Duff of 'putting his personal ambitions above the general good of the party." The winner In [he struggle for party control will be an Important figure at the 1D52 Republican National Convention. Grundy and Duff .really started their battle at the 1948 convention. , Grundy started the bandwagon rolling for the nomination of New Yolk's Governor Thomas E. Dcwcy. Duff fought a losing battle against Dewey's nomination—and in the eyes of some was vindicated in his . stand by Deweys defeat at the polls. Cooke also played a big part In ..the 1948 Jockeying. He headed Har" old E. Stassens campaign In Pen. nyslvanla and already has announced that in 1052 hell be for General Dwight D. Eisenhower for the nomination with stnssen his choice If Eisenhower is not available. Stassen, former governor of Minnesota and now president of the ; University of Pennsylvania, an- nounced his supjjort of Cooke but maintained a hands-off in the Sen- •fatorlal race. JAKARTA, V.S.I., May 10. (/!>)_ Indonesian troops under Dutch command and Indonesian soldiers of [he U.S.I, army clashed yesterday morning in Makassnr, It was learned today. More than 30 casualties, half of them civilians, were reported, lire number of dead was not stated. After tlie outbreak of shooting. Dutch commanders ordered their Indonesian troops to their barracks. Dutch and Indonesian officers meeting with a neutral United Nations military observer brought the situation under control. The Dutch-commanded Indonesians invoiced in the clash are members of the Dutch army in the Indies who have not been transferred yet to the Central Indonesian Army command. Co.isiderable barf feeling has existed between these troops and those of tile federal Indonesian government. This resulted in a rebellion In Makassar, the capital of the state of East Indonesia, in early when federal government troops sought (o garrison the city. Farmer Dutch forces rebelled and held the town for two weeks but surrendered finally (o central government forces without bloodshed. osfa Rica in Virtual State of Seige After Theft of MilJion-Dollar Statue Dr. Sander Completes His Job As a Plowman CANBIA, N. H.. May 10, (/!>)— Dr. Hermann N. Sander hns completed his task as a plowmnn. The young country doctor, who was acquitted March 9 of murder in the dead of a cancer patient, has been plowing neighbors' fields for the past month at $4 an hour. He supplied his own motorized plow. With the season for plowing ended, Ihe doctor did not say what kind of employment lie would tun: to now to support his family. He has been stripped of his right to practice medicine in New Hampshire until June 19, when he may apply [or reinstatement of his license, Approximately $20.000 raised bj his friends has been used largely to defray legal expenses trial. rgely of his GIANT TANKER HAS SIX-MAN CREW—A new jumbo oil tanker, with a capacity of 14.000 gallons, gets a motorcycle escort as it passes Ihrough Poitiers, France, cnroute from Bordeaux to Le Havre. Designed to cut transportation costs of petroleum, the vehicle- weighs f)6 tons, is 20 feet wide and nearly 40 (eel long. It has a crew of six. including chief driver, front and rear drivers, mechanic and two helpers. PANAMA. Panama. May 1C. Mi>/~ riie daring theft of the million lollar statue of Costa Rica's patron 'irgin has brought the Htlle Cental American country to a virtual state of siege, travellers arriving uere r rom San Jose reported. They .said the jc'.vel-cncrustcd jolrt image of Our Lndy of Los Migclcs was stolen Friday night '•am the Basilica at Cartngo. 20 nlles southeast of San Jose. The thieves murdered the church wnt- AFL QuHiraes Its Political Aims FORT SMITH, Ark., May 16. (AP) —The American Federation of Labor's political ambitious this year include election of n pro-labor Congress and repeal of state laws opposed by labor. E. T. Thelss, St. Louis. AFL rep- lesenlative, yesterday told the 20D union members attending the Arkansas State Federation of l/ifoor convention hore, that tlie AFL will work "nationally for election of n liberal Congress which will be pro- labor in Its views." He also s:iid the organization will work for abolition of stale laws which he termed detrimental to labor, such as "anti-union closed shop laws and anti-violence laws." Oriental Philosophy TAIPKI, May 16. W)—Like American enlisted men. Chinese Nationalist soldiers have been called GI's. But no more. Troops on Chushan Island, expecting Chinese Communist Invasion, met today and decided they wil be known as "friendly warriors." That designation, they said, would "elevate the position of army men." who have never been held In high esteem In China. B'nai B'rith League Cancels Speech CHICAGO, May 16. W—The Anti-Defamation League of B'nal B'rlth cancelled a speech by the U.S. assistant high commissioner of Germany Sunday because it disagreed with his deNazlflcatlon policies. Benjamin J, Buttomvlser, the assistant commissioner, had been invited to speak at the league's annual meeting on "The Reorlenta- tion of Germany." The league's 35 member national commission cancelled his speech about' three hours before it was to be given. A statement by the national commission, signed by Meyer Steinbrink. chairman and New York Supreme Court justice, said in part: "The speech revealed content and proposals which can only be Interpreted us an effort to Justify the rc- admisslon of former Nazis to positions of importance In the economic, political, social and educational life of Germany." It added that the talk "gives aid and encouragement to those vicious elements in 'the new German nationalism' which Buttcnwieser, himself, admits are re-emerging today." Buttenwieser told newsmen he would stand on the statements contained in the speech he had prepared. In it he said that "Justice and ethics require that the penitent be received back Into the fold-of society and be permitted tp function as a member of his 1 community." James Cagney Shoots Self Trailing Coyote HOLLYWOOD, May 16. OT — Jimmy Cagney, quick as a cat in eluding many a movie gunman, shot himself yesterday because he lacks another of a cat's attributes. He can't see In the dark. The Movie tough guy admitted a little sheepishly that he tripped nd fell as he stalked a coyote behind his Coldwater Canyon home. He told police the coyote had been annoying Ills bixer dogs. When h« heard it early today, he said, he arose and stepped outside with his .22 rifle bent" on puiung an end to the menace. The rifle discharged as he fell, Inflicting a flesh wound in one hand. His personal physician said the wound is not serious. TUESDAY, MAY 18, 19M Flynn's Condition 'Good' CHICAGO, May 16, W)—Edward J, Flyrin, Democratic national com- mltleeman from New York, who suffered a heart attack Sunday, ua» reported in "good condition at St. Luke's Hospital today. The 58-year-old Democratic leader of the Bronx was placed In an oxygen lent yesterday, Doctors said he was not In any danger but will remain In the iiosuital a day or two to rest. NEW STORE HOURS f chimm and escaped with the two- fool tall .statue, as . well as with money and jewels from tlie church alms hox. Amid a country-wide wave of indignation, rewards totaling 4,000,000 colones (more than $000.000) have been offered i>y individuals and business houses for information leading to the recovery of tlie statue. It Ls valued at 0.000.000 colones (nearly 51.COO.OOO). Co.sta Rica's frontiers have been closed a"d travel out 01 San Jose bus ben forbidden, except with a special pass, police w crc reported making continuous raids on hotel rooms and private homes. Persons were stopped in the streets and searched on the spot frequently. Tile government decreed no Costa Rican '.vould dare steal the nationally-venerated image, foreigners were objects of particular suspic- and were carefully searched when leaving the country. Even priests were not exempted from the searches, the arrivals here said. Political Announcement rheJCourlcr News has been authorized to announce the following candidates, subject to the Democrats primaries, July 25 and August 8 FOR COUNTV .1UDGE Roland Green POR STATE KKI'ltliSENTATlVK L. H AUtry Re-election Post No 3 John Cowan Kenneth S, Siilccr Post No 2 E. C. "Gene" Pleeman CFor re-election Post No. *) Fur Slate Stvialor W R Nicholson J. Lee Bearden BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 22 • Daily 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. {or sliglifly earlier) • Saturdays Open from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. • Sundays Open from 9:00 i 1 I BE SURE TO ATTEND THURSDAY T FRIDAY NO OBLIGATION NOTHING TO BUY—JUST ATTEND! FREE GIFTS FOR ALL A Cooleralor Measuring Glass Given to All Persons AUendmrj Door Prizes Given Doily - BE SURE TO REGISTER — GRAND PRIZE To Be Awarded Saturday, May 20, 6:30 p.m. You May Be the Lucky Person! You Do Not Hav« to Be Present to Win 1950 COOLERATOR REFRIGERATOR 7 Ct. Ft. 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