The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1954 · Page 2
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PAGE TTTO BLYTHEYTLLE (ARK.)' COUItffiTJt ! TOTSDAY, ATWCTT 3, Tf54 VFW Hears Nixon Cuts Capers in Big Seven-Hour Parade PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some 75,000 Veterans of For eign Wars members and auxiliaries lined up for a giant sev en hour parade today highlighting their week-long annual en oampment here. But as marchers from all 48 city Philadelphia where shenani- states and beyond paraded and cut capers with fun-making units, they bore in mind a message from Vice President Richard M. Nixon that the free world cannot stop communism unless the people have the "will to resist." Indochina is visible proof of this, the vice president told a banquet of top VFW leaders and other dignitaries last night. , "We saw this principle in reverse in Guatemala where the Communist army was 10 times as strong as the army of liberation," Nixon said. "Ninety per cent of the people, however, were against the Communist government and it was only a matter of hours after the revolt against the government began before the Communist leaders had to run for their lives." ' j Nixon flew here from Washington to receive the VFW's Bernard M. B a r u c h Distinguished Service Award. The award is made for the "most outstanding contribution to the American way of life, promotion of unity and world peace." Earlier, the convention approvec amid cheering a strongly-worded "proclamation of policy" charging the federal government with "cynical disregard" for veterans and their dependents "while dealing generously with foreign nations, including former enemies." The attack: cited the record of the past 14 years, during which time,.it said, 86 billion dollars had gone for foreign aid, while expenditures for veterans have totaled only 3« billions over 175 years. Nixon, pressed by newsmen, said he could not comment on the action since he had not had time to read the tex-t. Nixon arrived at the banquet in a Pennsvlvania National Guard gans of the Cooties, VFW fun- making organization, were carried on. There was dancing in the streets literally as hundreds of delegates and their ladies left their hotel rooms for a parade and celebration. In- business affairs of the day, Ray Burke, Yonkers, N.Y., won election as supreme commander of the Military Order of the Cootie. Ke defeated Clarence Kamp, Tulsa, Okla., to succeed William Wark, Ridgefield, N.J., in the post. Armory more than an hour late due to the press of Senate affairs. During that time some of the 1,500 persons in the hall abandoned their wait and returned to mid- Missouri Counties Listed as Drought Disaster Areas WASHINGTON tfP) — The White House yesterday listed these counties in .Missouri as drought disaster areas: Andrews, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Buchanan, Caldwell, Galloway, Camden, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Bade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Henry. Hickory Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, LaClede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lincoln, Linru Livingston, McDonald, Macon, Maries, Marion, Miller, Monteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Osage, Ozark, pettis. Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Rails, Randolph, Ray, St. Clair; St. Charles, St. Louis, Saline, Shelby, Stone, Terry, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Webster, and Wright. Building Permits and Real Estate Four building permits were is sued by the city last week fo two business structures, one res idence and one remodeling of res idence. Norman and Horn Construction Co. received a permit to build 36,000 one-room metal storage building on East Main, and Ely theville Soybean Corp. obtained a permit to build four seed storage tanks at 1807 West Main at an es timated $10,000. Dr. T. H. Keith was granted a Tip for Services VENICE, Calif. (JP)— Two men forced Ronald Wade last night to return from his home garage to the market he manages, They made him open the safe, taped his hands and feet and left with $5,000. One tossed him $25, explaining: "That's for your trouble." Too Many Duffers LOS ANGELES (&) — Paper box manufacturer Edward C. Myers sued the Hillcrest Country club, near his home, for S8.000 yesterday. Said he has to send his children, aged 4 and 2, to nursery school daytimes and can't use his back yard. He alleged it's under constant daylight bombardment by golf balls. POLIO AGAIN ON RAGE Throughout The Country and in Mississippi County. Polio insurance including Cancer and 10 other dread diseases only §10.00 a year for the entire family. See or Call "Dee" at United Insurance Agency, 111 West Main or Phone 3-6812 BlythevUle. permit to remodel an eight-room residence for $16,000 at Oak and Franklin while John W. Sharp re ceived a permit to build a $2,500 frame, four-room residence a" 2204 Chickasawba. Real estate transfers recorded in the circuit clerk's office las' week were: Kemp and Mary Whisenhunt to R. C. Farr and W. S. Allen;- for $10 and other consideration, part of Lot 2, Sec. 10-R15N-B11E. W. C. and Virginia Cobke, Jr. to H. G. and Elizabeth Caffey, for $5 and other consideration, Lot 4, Vick's Subdivision. Lexie and Lura Willingham to Eddie and Relevia Gray, for S2,- 500, Lot 9, Larry's Fourth Addition. E. K. and Hazel Striegel to Arthur 'and ' Max - Harrison, for $10 and other consideration, E 47 ft. of Lot 5, Block 4, Blythe Addition. W. J. and Marie Pollard to Bly- ;heville Federal Savings and Loan Association, for $10 and other consideration, W 100 ft., of Lot 5, Block 2, Blythe Addition. Garland and Marie Needham to V. and Donna Needham, for 350, Lot 14, Block 4, Wilson's Third Addition. J. V. and Donna Needham to Dewey and Katie Pierce, for S10 and other consideration. Lot 14, Block 6, Wilson's Third Addition. Pearl LaRea Kirby to J. R. and Mary K. Marr, Jr., for $10 and other consideration, Lot 1, 2 and 3, Block 2, ,E. 0. Adams Subdivision. H. A. and Alice Taylor to Kemp and Mary Whisenhunt, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 7, Block 8, Davis Third Addition. First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Little Rock to W. B. and Myra McMulein, for $3,600, Lot 13, Block 8, Chickasawba Addition. Equitable Building and Loan Association of Little Rock to First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Little Rock, for $2,940 Lot 13, Block 8, Chickasawba Addition. PRETTY FAREWELL—When Evelyn Ay. current Miss America, hands over her crown to the new beauty queen at Atlantic City in September, she'll make her exit in real class. She'll wear this white everblaze cotton satin gown, encrusted with glittering gold, silver and glass beads. GOP Race Tops Primary Voting In Michigan DETROIT UP) — Selection of a Republican opponent to face Democratic Gov. G. Mennen Williams next November was the key race in today's primary election in Michigan. Not more than a million of the state's 3,800,000 voters were expected to go to the polls. There' were four Republican candidates them for governor. Three of Secretary of State Owen J. Cleary, State Treasurer D. Hale Brake and Donald S. Leonard, former state and Detroit police commissioner — were conceded about equal chances. The other. Dr. Eugene C. Keyes, Detroit doctor- lawyer-dentist, was given little chance. Williams is unopposed for the Democratic non ination. He seeks an unprecedented fourth term. The recent death of former Sen. Blair Moody 'has left Patrick V. McNamara, former Detroit city councilman, unopposed for the Democratic nomination for TJ. S. enator. Sen. Homer Ferguson (R-Mich) s unopposed in his bid for a third erm. Candidates from both parties also will be nominated for the CT. S. House oi Representatives, as l as county and some local of- ices. Small Vole Seen In West Virginia Primary Today Little Interest Evinced in Senate/ House Contests CHARLESTON, W.Va. Lfh- West Virginians were expected to straggle to the polls today to nominate a slate of U.S. Senate and congressional candidates on the heel' of a primary election campaigr lacking in statewide voter interest. At best, no more than 300,000- about 30 per cent of the eligbl' voters—were expected to turn out Sen. M. M. Neely was challenged for renomination by three other Democrats. But the 79-year-olr' Bible-quoting veteran of nearly ,34 j years in Congress hardly bothered to campaign. Sure Winner He was regarded a sure winner when polls opened at 6:30 a.m. His protege in a congressional race, Rep. Robert Mollohan of Fairmont, faced a sterner test in 77-year-old Robert L. Ramsey. Ramsey served six terms in the House before being ousted by Mollohan in 1952. But Ramsey also held the favorite's roll in a contest in which both candidates ran on name only without lighting fireworks. Representatives Cleveland M. Bailey, Robert C. Byrd and Mrs. Elizabeth Kee,al 1 Democrats, also faced primary opposition. But none appeared in danger. Rep. Will E. Neal, 78-year-old Huntington physician, had no op- j position. Neal is the state's lone ' Republican congressman. Rep. j Harley 0. Staggers, a House veter- i an and a Democrat, also was without opposition. Interest was generally confined to State Senate rapes in districts where Gov. William C. Mariana was reported gunning for senators he considered unfriendly to his administration. Paint Closeout Many Typ«* *n4 C«l*n i Price Hubbard Hardware Mighty Atlas No Match For Petite Brunette CHICAGO C/P)—Morris Shapiro, 200-pound wrestler known as the Mighty Atlas, said he was no match for a 119-pound brunette. '• Shapiro, defending himself on a I disorderly conduct charge brought by Mrs. Shirley Karam, 29, displayed two snapshots yesterday showing a deep scratch on his arm. He said Mrs. Karam charged him after he flicked ice water on her bare back while she was sunning herself on a Chicago beach. 'My, my, it looks like you sufffer- ed more in this fight than in all your previous engagements," remarked Municipal Judge Casimir Cwilinski as he fined Shapiro $25. FOR RADIO AND TV REPAIR Call 3-4596 Jimmy Gean, repairman • All work guaranteed • Prompt Service ROSE SALES CO. 521 S. 21st Authorized Frigidaire Service Household-Commercial and Air Conditioning Adams Appliance Co. Phone 2-2071 "Bobby, Will You Marry Me When You Grow Up?" 1C! COLD 2'/ie Lb. — Hot 2c Lb. PEACHES & PLUMS $2.29 Red Triumph POTATOES 100 *ft50 Peck No. I A Siae .. MM. V BLYTHEVILIIF CURB MARKET Moin St.Wholesale or Retail ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^••^^•^^HPMI^BM Complete Photo Supplies BARNEY'S DRUG STORE "Not Unless You Promise to Send My Shirts to Blytheville Laundry." Men's shirts Jceep looking like brand-new for months and months and months when we do 'em—because we are so CAREFUL! Try us! You will like our work. CALL 3-4418 2006 W. Main Phont 3-3647 -AUNDRY - CLEANERS E.C. (Gene) FLEEMAN is deserving of your support in his bid to return to the Arkansas Legislature! Reliable, Dependable Friend of Countians For fen years Gene Fleeman has served the people of Mississippi County in the State Legislature. His record of service in this Important Branch of our Government is one of which the entire County may be proud... Cast your vote with confidence For GENE FLEEMAN! E. C. (Gene) FLEEMAN For State Legislator (Political Adv. Paid For By Bob McKitinon)

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