The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1954 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 26, 1954
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THURSDAY, AUGUST'26, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)* COUBIER NEWS Political Blue Chips Down in 17 States in Battle for Congress By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are putting their political blue chips down in 17 states in an all- out battle for control of the Senate in the 84th'Congress. These same states, along with nine others where there are marginal districts, also may prove to be the major battlegrounds in contests for command of the new House. As the situation now stands, with active campaigning just starting, the two parties appear almost evenly matched in their chances to alter the present hairline margins in Senate and House. The Senate lineup is now 48 Republicans, 47 Democrats and 1 independent; the House count, 218 Republicans. 213 Democrats, 1 independent and 3 vacancies. Thirty- seven Senate and all 435 House seats are at stake this fall. As party leaders analyze the matter, nine Senate seats now held by Republicans and eight held by Democrats are in varying degrees of danger. Face Challenges Republican incumbents who apparently face stiff challenges include Senators Cooper of Kentucky, Cordon of Oregon, Dworshak of Idaho, Ferguson of Michigan, BEAUTY HM BRACES—Prettiest polio victim in Dixie, by vote of workers at Miami's Variety Children's Hospital, is Priscilia Estes, of Miami, Fla. Holding a jar, Priscilia is out collecting money for the emergency March of Dimes fund. Mundt of South Dakota, Saltonstall of Massachusetts and Kuchel of California. Republican-held seats in New Jersey and Wyoming also fall within this category. Democrats likely to be hard pushed by their opponents include Senators Anderson of New Mexico, Douglas of Illinois, Frear of Delaware, Gillette of Iowa, Humphrey of Minnesota, 'Murray of Montana and Burke of Ohio. The seat being vacated by Sen. Johnson of Colorado also is among these. House seats in most of these states will be hotly contested. In addition, there are marginal districts in Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, New York and the Nevada at-large contest where both parties figure they have a chance. That doesn't mean that states like Connecticut, Indiana. Kansas, Washington and Wisconsin \vill be overlooked. But the parties' major national efforts are likely to be turned elsewhere except perhaps for a few individual congressional districts. Claim Edge In Senate races. Democrats are claiming a 14-6 edge over Republicans in what they regard as almost certain victories. Republicans contend they are certain to elect two senators in New Hampshire, two in Nebraska and re-elect Senators Schoeppel of Kansas and i Margaret Chase Smith of Maine. } Democrats figure as safe the seats they now hold in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, two in North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. While Republicans will concede most of these, they haven't given up hope of upsets in Oklahoma, Rhode Island and West Virginia. Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall said in a statement today that the "final blueprint" for the Republican effort will be drafted at a GOP National Committee session in Cincinnati, Ohio, beginning Monday. He said the committee, meeting with Vice President Nixon, will try to pin-point basic issues, make plans to get out a record vote and discuss ways to "get the Eisenhower administration — Republican 83rd Congress story before the people." Hall said that despite the narrow Republican margins, the accomplishments of the Republican Congress which just ended "match those of any Congress in a generation." Prober Says FHA-Approved Apartment Project Crumbling NEW YORK W) — A Senate investigator says an FHA - approved Brooklyn apartment project, which allegedly produced a four-million-dollar "windfall" for the promoters, already has started to crumble. Myron Hedges, a staff employe of a Banking and Currency subcommittee probing Federal Housing Administration loans, testified yesterday concerning the condition of Farragut Gardens, a development of 60 six-story buildings containing 2,496 apartments. Hedges told Sen. Prescott Bush that roofs of the dwellings—built in 1951—are leaking, some of the foundations are broken and unstable, the wall plaster is inferior, and there is evidence of "sloppy and hurried" bricklaying. If extensive repairs are not undertaken immediately, Hedges tes- Cooter News Mr. and Mrs. Prancls Joy Fluty left the first of this week for their j home in Pikeston, O., after several days visit here with the latters parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Jones. Miss Evaline Webb left this week for Washington, D. C., where she has accepted a position as teacher in a school there. J. B. Burden who was recently returned to his home in Steele from the Veterans Hospital in Memphis is improved. Charley Jones, Jim and Merry McClure spent Sunday in Jackson, Mo., with Mr. and Mrs. James Ashcraft. Misses Mary Spence and Martha Lee Brooks who are student nurses at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis have spent the past two weeks in Steele with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. James Brown anc son, Gary, of Aberdeen, Miss., ar rived Monday for a two-week visi here with friends and relatives Mr. Brown who is a cadet instruc tor for the Air Force at Columbus Miss.-, will be transferred to th Maiden Air Base when he return to camp. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clark ar visiting relatives and friends in Gurdon, Ark. Albert Vaughn and Lewis Leste were visitors in Memphis Saturday Mi\ and Mrs. Joe Frazier and daughter of Memphis were visitin their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewi Frazer and Mr.| and Mrs. Ive Glenn, over the weekend. Friends here of Mr. and Mrs. Jo Lamb of Fort Benning, Ga., will be pleased to learn that their son wh has been seriously ill is improved. Ray Pugh and Mrs. Macie Booth are in Memphis today where Mr; Booth will undergo treatment at th Naval Hospital. She is improvin slowly. tified, the buildings will not survive the 30-year term of the federally insured mortgage. Hedges said that a personal inspection showed 14 foundation cracks, with mortar so loose that a pencil could be fitted into the cracks. The witness said an FHA inspector assigned to the Farragut project had time only to inspect three or four of the apartments because he also had another big project to inspect. The committee's earlier hearings in Washington disclosed allegedly huge profits to builders of FHA- insured projects. They reputedly built the projects for much less than Ifce mortgages and pocketed the difference. The Farragut apartments were insured by the FHA for 20 million dollars. An earlier witness told the hearing that the project retu/ned four million dollars to builders who had invested 815,000. George M. Halk, real estate ap- prasier for the Dry Dock Savings Bank, said "in his judgment, the total cost of the project should have been $16,550,000. 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Box 1266, Atlanta, Ga. Enter as many timo! as you like but include 3 SunCrest Orange Botllc ""Hops with each entry. All entries received before midnight July 31st judged in 1st.; midnight August, 31st in 2nd Contest; midnight Sept. 30lh, 3rd Contest. Anyone may enter except employees of the National NuGrape Company, their bottlers, advertising agency or their families. Use this entry blank, any sheet of paper or «n entry blank ,from your SunCrest dealer. Entries judged on basis of originality, sincerity and aptness of thought. Judges' decisions are Duplicate prizes awarded in case of ties. All entries become property of National NuGrape Company, and none will be returned. AU winners will bj; notified. Contest subject to all federal, state and local la^e. Valid only where state laws allow. SunCrest Orange is best because. Flood Victim Aid To Be Labeled BUDAPEST, 'Hungary (£>)—Hungary has agreed that the aid the United States is sending to the 40,000 to 50,000 flood victims in this Communist country will bear Red Cross markings and the label: "Gift of the American People." An agreement was signed last night with the International Red Cross for distribution of the food medicine and other supplies offered by President Eisenhower on July 20. The Hungarian Red Cross, handling the distribution, promised to give out the aid without regard to race, religion, naionality or political views. An International Red Cross team will be on hand to observe. By Mrs. Voris Workman In Wisconsin, they saw the, . mining of iron or« at Ironwood, | Freddie Collins. Mich. Another son, Sammy, who! Bobbv Capehart Mayes hM re- had been working in Carey, III., during summer vacation, returned turned to his home in Manhattan, Kans., after having been confined home with them. He and his broth- ln * hospital there for polio for er, Raymond, who is working atj about 10 da y 5 - As far AS c«n b» Cape Girardeau, plan to enter! Darned the disease has left no s«Rally Day Held The annual Negro 4-H Club County Achievement Day was held at the high school in Hayti Friday with more than 1,000 boys and girls present. The Holland-Hei-mondale clubs under the leadership of Margie J Lumpkins won their share of thej honors. One hudred ten members representing eleven projects attended the meeting. j First prizes were given the following: Gusllie Steele, clothing demonstration; Laura Steele, Rosie B. Horton, Ruth Lea Erby, Bobby J. Horton and Dorothy Moore, foods; Joyce Hanks, Dobbie Johnson, Orbie J. Rush, ana Estelle Guyton. clothing; David Lee Horton andj Johnny Langan, Jr., cotton. The skit, "Rag Mop," won first place and was presented by Frankie Cotton, Guissie Steele, Ernestine Myers and Drew Silla Davis. This skit and those winning in clothing and foods will take part in the District Roundup at Poplar Bluff, Sept. 4. All other blue ribbon winners will be given a free trip to the Tri-State Fair at Memphis. At their Achievement Day meeting, the 4-H members heard the national federal leader, Dr. John! W. Mitchell, of Washington, D. C., j who spoke on good citizenship. j PTA Meets j Tuesday night, the Parent-Teachers Association of Holland sponsored a "pot luck supper" which was served on tables in the school yard. Mrs. Voris Workman introduced the new teachers to the parents. The next. PTA meeting will be Nov. 16, after the fall vacation. Hold Picnic The Culberson Hcmemakers Club members and their families enjoyed a watermelon picnic at Walker Park Saturday night. Phyllis Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oda Smith, entertained! a group of friends Thursday night at her home with an ice-cream par- tv. Personals Joe Byron Holly and Harry Brown, n, were in Columbia last week making preparations for entering the university this fall. Also in Columbia making reservation for the football games for this season were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry and son. Kenneth Jr. Before returning home, they spent several days at aLke Taneycomo and other vacation spots. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Woods, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Jordan and son, Chuck, all of Memphis, visited Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hicks and other relatives over the weekend. They were Saturday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Samford. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Bradford were Sunday visitors of Mrs. Annie Cohoon and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cohoon. Also visiting Mrs. Annie Cohoon were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Devore of Ripley, Term. Mrs. O. B. Samford and Mrs. Nannie Porter visited friends at Cottonwood Sunday afternoon. ' Visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. K. Harris Sunday were their children. Barton of Memphis, Joe of Parma, and Dorothy of St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Criddell and daughters. Torn and Libby, of Cameron. Mo., were houseguests of Mrs. O. B. Samford Friday and Saturday. While here they visited E. T. Criddle, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Macklin, Mrs. S. J. Workman, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Criddle who are here from San Antonio. Texas. Also visiting Mrs. S. J. Workman Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. John Azbill and grandson of RiscD, and Mr. and Mrs. Ira Zohner of Portageville. Mrs. Henry Neal underwent surgery Thursday at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Her condition is good and she expects to return home this week end. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley and son, Jackie, returned last week after vacationing at Lac Du Flam- bough, Wis.. with the families of Melvin Kenley and Marion Warier. school at Cape Giraraeau in September. rious injury. He i* able to be up and walk around an dexpects til Mrs. Jay Kitterman, wife of the i return to ROTC school soon. high school commercial teacher, was a visitor here Sunday. Mrs. Kitterman is finishing some work on her degree at Jonesboro and works in the registrar's office at, the college. Mr. and Mrs. Holbert spent last week at Lake Killarney and at Ironion. Pfc. Clyde Collins returned to Port Riley, Kans.. Sunday night Glenn Woodard, who fc era- ployed at St. Louis, spent Ihe weekend in Holland with relatives. Superintendent L. N. Kinder ha* received material for the drive for the emergency March of Dimes. The Holland Men's Club met Monday night. The business meeting was taken up with the planning for the softbal! tournament whicn will be held here next week. The after spending a two weeks.' fur- i men of the club take charge of the lough here with his mother, Mrs. ! ticket selling. HOT DCG/ DELICIOUSLY SEASONED WITH OUR CHILI AND CHOPPED ONIONS TAKE HOME SACK—6 FOR $1 KREAM KASTLE T Cangress Passes FARM IRRIGATION BILL NOTICE: Irrig-ation loans by Act of Congress soon av»M»We. Bill signed by President on August 20. 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