The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1952 · Page 3
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MONDAY, MAY M, 19SS BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS National Polls Shove State Politicos into Background ..By Tie Awoclatrd Press Arkansas politicians were shunted into the background over the -weekend by national political plans by polls In the state. Rep. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. '(D-NY) said he will try to attend <h» Arkansas Bar Association meeting at Hot Springs this week; Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower won a 2-to-l plurality in an Arkansas presiden- tltl straw vote, and Presidential ASSISTANT John R. Steelmnn men tioned as a vice presidential candidate, praised two federal power projects at a small city postmasters convention in Little Hock. Roosevelt has been asked by Democratic presidential candidate W. Averlll Harriman to represent him at the Bar Association's convention. An association committee is attempting to arrange for appearance of presidential candidates or their representatives at the convention. Sen. John C. Steiinis CD- Miss), said Saturday he would be unable to attend as a representative of Sen. Richard Russell of , Georgia. Both Gen. Eisenhower and Sen. Taft are expected to be represented at the meeting, which opens BMday. Taft Favored Sen. Taft, favored by eight of Arkansas' 11 delegates to the National Republican Convention, was third in a presidential straw vote conducted by the Arkansas Pharma- ceutical Association. He received only 5,343 of the 38,881 votes cast. Eisenhower placed first wllh 13,944 votes. Sen. Estes Kefauver (D- Tenn) was second with 6,009. Kefauver was the only democrat plac ing in the top four positions. Fourth polling 3,762 votes, native son Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Acting Defense Mobilizer Steelman, a native Arkansan, told the postmasters convention at Little Rock that Ihe national defense program was not the prime factor behind the South's new prosperity. "Without the Tennessee Valley Authority and Ihe Southwestern Power Administration, the spectacular development of the South has experienced...could not have been possible," said Steelman. He called critics of TVA "shortsighted ay a ics." Fire Threatens Des Arc District DBS ARC. Ark. Wy—Fire threatened the business district of Des Arc Sunday but firemen from Carlisle. Hazon and Brinkley joined local volunteers to confine the flames to a single building. The M. A. Johnson General Merchandise store \vas destroyed. Defective wiring was blamed lor the fire. There was no estimate of the damage. Arkansas News Briefs— Wind, Rain, Hail and Tornado Help Crack State's Heat Wave By The Associated Press Wind, rain, hail and a small tornado over the weekend helped crack a sizzling heat wave in Arkansas. A low of 34 degrees was recorded in Fayetteville Sunday with a high of 71 at Ft. Smith and Texarkana. The Little Rock Weather Bureau forecast lair and warmer weather for Monday with no rain in sight. The bureau said the Suniay temperatures were nearer the normal mark for this time of year than the record breaking 90-deerec weather last week. Other high readings included: Fayetteville, 66: IJttle Rock, 68; Pine Bluff, 68; Walnut Ridge, 63; Plippin, 67 and El Dorado, 10. / -"'''^^Si^ * ^^^/s^$:^^m 1 . ! ^y^^"^-^^'^. Two Arkansans Are Killed In Wrecks Over Weekend . Bj- The Associated 1're.ss , Highway accidents near Yellvillei and Pocaliontas killed two Arltan-l sans Sunday, bringing the violent death toll to 17 for Ihe week ended Sunday midnight. Gnrvln Ply. about 30. of Pyalt, Ark., was killed when the truck in which he wns riding loft Highway 14 near Yellvllle and crashed Into a tree. Russell Markle. about 34. also of Pyatt. one of the truck's two other occupants, was injured seriously. Eighteen-year-old Bobby Joe Kirby of Lake City. Ark., was injured fatally when the pick-up truck he was driving overturned on Highway 67, three miles south of Pocaium- tns. Stale Policeman Dill Miller said Kirby' was attempting to pa.ss another vehicle when the mishap occurred. Isaiah Carrell, 68-yonr-olri Faulk* nor County farmer, died Salimlny night in a Conway hospital ot Injuries suffered in an accident earlier in the day. Coroner R. A. McNutl said Car- roll was dragged a considerable dis- lance when a mute, hitched to n plow, bolted. Paragould to Honor Medal Winner PARAGOULD, Ark. in')— M-Sgt. Hubert E. I,ce, Congressional Medal of Honor winner, will be honored by the American Lesion at an open house here Tuesday, Lee. who formerly lived In Little Hock and England, is the son of C. O. Lee of Paragould. He now resides hi Mississippi. Rotarians to M««t In Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark. W>— Hetar- lans from 31 clubs in Western and Southern Arkansas were expected here Monday for the annual meeting cf District 201, Rotary International, Early arrivals had a golf tournament and a buffet dinner Sunday. Toot Maturity Wild rabbits are !iea"y breeders, hut only about 20 per cent of the young uorn each spring and summer live to reach the lat« fall hunting season. BRITON BUILDS AUSTERITY SPECIAL- With tlie help of 5500 and his understanding wife plumber R. A Anslte of Chicheslcr. Sussex. England, built the trim Uu-ce-whccl car above. Anstco- gets 80 mites to the gallon, lots of romplimenls on Ihe upholstered seats whipped up by the missii- and double-takes when pedestrians count his headlights. There is only one. Crossett Navy Man Burned Seriously NEWPORT, R. I.—A Crossett, Ark., navy man was seriously burned when he and seven other sailors were trapped inside a cement build- Ing while attempting to extinguish smudge pots. Chief Water Tender V. C. DeLong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. DeLong of Crossett, is describe das in, serious condition, from burns received Friday when caught in a "backfire." i^Long, veteran of 13 years in the Navy, h£Kl just completed a drill In the Navy's fkefighting school at the Naavl Operating Base here with seven other sailors. They had re-entered the building to extinguish the smudge pots and were trapped by i billowing blaze. Civil Engineers to Meet in Vicksburg VICKSBURG, Miss.—The Mid-South Section of the American Society ot Civil Engineers will meet here Friday. The group Is headed by Kenneth W. LeFever of IJttle Rock. GREETINGS FOR PAPA" STALIN—Pro mer Jo ef Slalm rccene a w rm greetm" from Vcra" K nd-ikovn pupil at Mo cov, Scl ool 61" during Miy D ,y celebration >n M ™o" according to Mo-cou nei. p-per P,avc!a. At right is Georgi M. Malenkov. often mentioned as a favori ° to succeed Stann, and at left 1S Marshal Nikolai Bulanin. Pholo is said to have been taken at Lenin's Mausoleum. 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King Christian's name is honored here because of his humanitarian intervention in saving Jews from Nazi persecution In World War II. £»i€k RELIfF [FROMMISEKYOF \HANGOVEK DISTRESS rb-ICOK.M.rM.M^. Ift. dr.tomlo".^ oMk^ <««*«£ G«t Cof4_ AT YOUR DRUOOMT \7cr Bride Gets Welcome to U.S. AI.HAMBRA. Calif. M', — Nokmko Coroncl, the Okinawan \var bride of Cpl. Robert Corotiel, can cross the Pacific and take up residence here without misgiving. The Coronols were married In February, 1951, and now have n baby girl. Before embarking, Nobuko received a letter from a relative in the United Slates. It told her she would not be accepted he- cause of her Oklnawan nationality. Alhambrans saw the story In their local newspaper. They then wrote more than GO letters of welcome to Nobuko. One letter was from a Japanese wnr bride assuring the little Okinawan that she had nothing to fear. Pageant Used to Stop Crime in Japan TOKYO ifp>— Some Japanese police have adopted the historical pageant as 6 method of curbing crime. In Tokyo recently, officers discarded their uniforms for the costumes of famous Judges and thieves In Japanese history. They paraded down the' cllys main streets, followed by a police loudspeaker car exhorting the populace to lock their doors and take other prcventatlve action against crime. Sunday Saloons Okayed ST. JOHN. 111. W)~Sunday sa loons are okay here. This Southern Illinois village of 130 voters, whose chief source of municipal revenue are two Uiverns, voted on that question. Sunday operation of the taverns wa.s approved, 64-55. Eleven didnt vote. TODAY'S DREirUS SPECIAL! LARGE CRYSTAL SERVING TRAY I5!5 Indies long, with five partitions, suitable fr>r serving rttjshw, tidbits, hors rt'ocuvrcs, etc. This lovely tray has two handles to make serving easier imcl is attractively etched In beautiful rcod- ernlsllc design. 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