The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1955 · Page 2
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BLI'lJUTTLLI OUUK1CT CTW8 , SEPTEMBER 88, More State Primaries Due In 1956 Than Ever Before 1 By D. HAROLD OLIVER WASHINGTON (AP) — More voters than ever before will have an opportunity next spring to take part directly in the presidential nominating process. Between March 13 and June 5. both parties will hold presidential elections in IB states. primary --Alaska and the District of Columbia to pick delegates to the August national conventions or express nomination choices or both. A 19th state, Alabama, will probably confine its primary voiing to the Democrats. In 1952, both parites held primaries in only 16 states, and Dem- orcatic primaries only were held in Alabama, Florida and the "'' trict at Columbia. Two More St»t« A survey by the Republican National Committee research stall today showed that since the 1952 election, two more states—Indiana and Montana—and Alaska and the District of Columbia have adopted presidential primary laws, and Florida enacted a revised law. Nevada passed a law in 1953 providing for direct election of pledged national convention delegates, but repealed it this year without giving the system a chnnce to operate, the survey showed. In nonprimary states, national convention delegates are selected in state and district conventions and in a few instances by party committees. No Two Alike No two presidential primary laws are alike. Some provide for election of definitely pledged dele- gages. • Under others, delegates may be pledged or not. Still others provide lor presidential preference or popularity contests where the people vote directly on presidential choices a* well as for delegate candidates. Next year, delegate candidates will be or may be pledged in dozen of the primary states. Her« are the dates for next year'« presidential primaries: March 13,, New Hampshire: March 20, Minnesota; April 3, Wisconsin; April 10, Illinois; April 17, New Jersey; April 24, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania. Alaska; May 1, District of Columbia; May 7, Maryland; May 8, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia; May 15, Nebraska; May 18, Oregon; May M, Florida; June 5, California, Montana, New York, South Dakota. WOTTA MELON—They crow 'em big in, watermelon-famous Imperial Valley, but not t.iis big. That's why these three Imperial, Calif., women seem so excited S3 they sample a slice iron) a 10114-pound watermelon brought from Ft. Smith, Ark. Poised anxiously over the slice are, from left, Helen OswaVt, Miffi* Hulsey and Margaret Havens. aXCLUSIVK NEA PHOTO. Heiress Wins Her Divorce UOt ANOELM (fl - An.hetwt* who s»id her psychiatrist husband called her "a paychopath" has obtained a divorce. She testified h» ground a cigarette in her neck. Mrs. Antoinette B. Grant, », received an interlocutory degree yesterday, saying that Dr. Henry J. Grant, 43, compared her with ni» worst patients, and said "He couldn't stand to practice psychiatry at home." Mrs. Grant testified he blackened her eye because she hadn't ironed the shirt he wanted. Then when she finally told him she was goine. to get a divorce, "he became angry and ground out a cigarette in my neck." Mrs. Grant is the daughter of wealthy oilman • psychiatrist Dr. Maurlis Boas. Searchers Hunts For 2 Women PORTLAND. Ore. (iB — Se«rchen were left virtually without clues today In the dliappetrance five d»y« Ago of two Portland women, one 75 •nd the other S3. The DomtB went tat, i <Wv« Sunday afternoon. Th»lr «r wu found twe dtyi later on a dirt road In remote foothills M mllet eait of town. It wu locked and things were In order. But the women, Mrs. Avera. Ferguson, M, and Mrs. William Sharkey, 15, had vanished. Relalves of Mrs. Ferguson salt) she was experienced with backwoods For All That's Good in Insurance rirt. Extended Coverage, Automobile, Fire, Theft an* LUMUt?, and surety bonds for your employees. FOE Bound Insurance protection aad dependable aerrlce, ye« an In- Tiled to call at our eftlee. W. M. BURNS AGENCY 219 W. Walnut Phone 3-3361 'New Look' for Postal Money Orders Beginning Oct. 1, United State* Postal Orders will have a "new look" designed to speed up their issuance, redtj'ce the time patrons have to wait'at post office windows and reduce the number of raised money orderft. Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield announced today. Summerfield said the new money only. "He said the new ones would be put into use as soon as the supply of old forms is exhausted in third and fourth class offices. The new money order is divided into three perforated parts. One is for the issuing office's record, a second part or the purchaser's record and the third part is the money order itself showing this t- Pick At the NCPC Sept. 30th Contett Open To Anybody From Anywhere! Entry Fet $10.00 (Must Accompany This Application) PRIZES- OPEN DIVISION: WOMEN'S DIVISION: First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Five Prizes of Twelve Prizes of $1000.00 $ 250.00 * 100.00 I 50.00 each * 25.00 each First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Four Prizes of S250.00 $100.00 S 50.00 t 25.00 each Special Prize ?50.0fl—Best Picker 65 Years of Age or Older. Special Prize $50.00—-Best^ Picker Under 13 Years of .Age. Signed at on this day of • NAME .... ADDRESS AGE . SEX: ( ) Male ( ) Female (Check one appropriate) Send to: National Cotton Picking Contest Box 707 Blytheville, Arkansas rate and th» wooOi. Relatives dlacounUxi any theorlM erf suicide or rolunttrr ance. EIGHTH ANNUAL SOYBEAN FESTIVAL & EXPOSITION > Sponsored by Hit Portagerille Junior Chamber of Comm«rc« Program For Ft-idoy, Sept. 23 Friday evening, Sept. 23rd, 7:30 P.M. High School Gym Soybean Queen's Pageant Congressman Paul C. Jones, Honored Guest Friday evening, 10:00 P. M. QUEEN'S BALL at the Twin Oaks Ball Room HILBURN GRAVES & HIS ORCHESTRA Admission $2.00 Per Person HAIRY VETCH Oregon or Arkansas Grown PMA SPECIFICATIONS Place Your Order Now Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phone 3-685S Giant Midway —Ice Show PLENTY FREE SPACE FOR PARKING Two Large Areas One on Missouri St., Just outside the Park. The other in the wooded grove in the Park. Come to the Fair worry free! Here's A Way To Spend A Wonderful Weekend! O It STARS OVER ICE" Will and Sunday,Night. It's An The Kids! "Stars Over Ice" Has An Adept Adagio Team. ADEPT ADAGIO ICE TEAM—Curtin and Hillle, above, will skim over the ice rink in the dazzling "Stars Over Ice", musical comedy revue on real ice when 11 comes to the N.E. Arkansas District Fair tonight. « This duo have intricate adagio routines which they perform with skill and dexterity on the shimmering ice slage. Doing in adagio on ice in not only demanding hut it requires perfect timing because of the great danger involved using Ice as * stage. "Stars Over Ice" hrings a comany of 30 wHh a 40-foot portable ice rink, one of the best in the country. A refrigeration staff travels with the show to Keep the rink in perfect performing condition. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. tonight and Saturday and Sunday night. Price of admission is $1 for adulti and SOt for children. Shown Saturday Night All Family Show-Bring $ 8 0 0 0 IN P R I Z E S The Renowned TIVOLI EXPOSITION SHOWS Have Rides, Thrills, Side Shows, Games, and All For Your WHERE? THE N. E. ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR i i

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