The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1950
Page 3
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THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1950 ' BLYTHEVILLK, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB Georgia Re-Names Tobacco Chewing Herman Talmadge By CHAKLKS BAKKKTT ATLANTA, June 29. (/!')—Georgia re-nomlnatcd yeslerday a governor who failed' to get the most voles— rcd-gaHused, tobacco-chewing Hcr- Hn Talmadge. ^A unique county unit election •ystem headed Tnlniadge toward lour more years of "white supremacy" rule In an era of growing unrest over rncinl problems," But for M. E. Thompson, a last- ditch scrapper who refused to concede defeat, stunned many observers with his strength In yesterday's Democratic primary, equivalent to election. Thompson held a sfpady lend t» popular votes but that Isn't what counts in Georgia—it'.s county unit votes. Thompson Led 38 And returns from 1,179 of 1,104 precincts, and 15'1 of 159 counties gave Talmadge a bad in 110 counties with 272 unit votes; Thompson led in 38 counties with 12G u»H votes. Thompson's popular vote margii was 175,151 to 165,678. Conservative Sen. \Valler George chairman of the Senate Finnnc Committee and senior member o ' the Foreign Relations Committee swept nil 107 counties reported. I! was challengetl for re-iiominatioi by Atlanta attorney Alex McClcn nan. Strange Unit System unit system Is one of the na Ti's strangest political devices. N other states has anything like it. Under a scheme somewhat lik the national electoral college, eac county is assigned from two to si unit votes. Candidates winning county get all of that county's unit A majority of units—206 -is nccdc to win. In effect, it packs power in a hos of small rural counties where Tn madge traditionally Is strong. Pop ulous Fulton County (Atlanta), fo example, with six mi its, has one un for About 10,000 votes. Rural two unit Chattahoochee County gets 01 unit for about 122 votes. Thus a sii gle popular vote In Chattahooch counts as much as 122 votes in Fu ton. The late Gov. Eugene Tnlmndg who left son Herman his potei political organization, pulled a sin llnr victory in 1946. He trailed 1: closest opponent by 13,000 popul votes but won with 242 unit votes Portageville News By Mrs. Raymond Toombi Phone 22* Mclliodisf Youth Meet The New Madrid Sub-District tethodlst youth Fellowship group et at Matthews, Mo, Monday ith the Rev. H. D. Splckelmier \ charge. The following district churches •ere represented: New Madrid, Jay ward, LUbourn, Morehouse, ortagcville, Marston, Kewanee and latthews. District officers conducted the ivogiram with the president, Mary Dell Hotworth, in charge. Hecrea- ion was under the direction of lartha Miller of Hay ward. July 24 has been set as the next neeting date and is to be at Martori. Hand Concert The Portageville High School Band, directed by Edgar Ailor ast Thursday presented-their first n a series of concerts. Exact dates lave not been set for future concerts. Social Notes Mr, tind Mrs, C. A. Dacus enter: allied members of the Town am ountry Club Sunday evening wit! card party. Employes of Atkinson-Windl Construction Co. and their famllie held a picnic Sunday at the Ken nett City Park. Twenty person attended. Mrs. R. L. Fisher entertained he bridge club last Thursday with foil added guests 'attending. They wer Mrs. Gene Young. Mrs. Johnn Perkins, Mrs. j, v. Johnson Mrs. Herber DIebold of Cape Girar tleau. Honors went to Mrs. Diebol and Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Gi'ovcr MeaUe and MT, Chester Furguson. won honors lab Wednesday afternoon when Mr S. S. Thompson entertained he bridge club. Mrs. Bud Corgnn entertainr last Wednesday with a party honor ing her daughter, Brenda Kay f o her fifth birthday. Guests include Kenny and. Eddie Willey. Sue an Alice Litieberry, Reta and v Laui Jean Hall and Linda, Martha an Sharon Rose Corgan. Who Threw the Beer nto the Sewer? DETROIT, June 29. 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