The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 12, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 12, 1950
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLTTHEVTTJ-E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY It, M THE NATION TODAY — Senate Holds the Lead In Pork - Barrel Voting B.v JAMKS MAKI.OW WASHINGTON, July 12, </J'*—Foster Furcolo went to Yale. So his arithmetic ought to be nil right. Anrt it really canin in hnndy for him, RS this itory will show. But—fnr pork bfirrel item.";, Fnr- colo found, from 1040 to 1950 He's a young mtm, 39, serving his first term In Congress. In the House. He's a Democrat from Massachusetts. Afler two years here he learned what people who have been flround longer take for granted, H's this: thnl every year, just as surely us little boys get measles, members of Congress do two things: they preach less government spending and vote for the "pork barrel" which menus spending. "Pork barrel" includes things which cost MIC taxpayers money but please the folks back home where! the voles are: things like dams,! flood control walls, river and harbor improvements, post offices. Some times the pork barrel items may really be necessary for the benefit of the home folks: .sometimes, maybe not. But to get them, the home folks put plenty of pressure on their Senators and Representatives. Senators Noisier Of course, members of both House nnd Senate do the economy preaching. But the Senators seem to make more noise. Maybe that's because talking-time is limited In the House but It isn't (n the Senate. Anyway, after watching the show for a couple of years now, Furcolo fcnt out his pencil and paper, did some figuring, and came up with this information which he duly reported to his fellow members in the House: Year after year the Senate has been voting for bigger .spending than the House. From 1940 to 1950 the Senate voted to spend about $18,390,210,943 more than the House thought necessary. That's not just pork barrel. That sum includes all the things for which the Senate voted money to run the government. Pork barrel items were just a, comparatively small part of it. Sennte voted to .spend about $636.000,000 more tlmn the House. Very poJHely, though, he told the House: "The average Senator does uis best to obtain whatever dams, flood control walls, river and,harbor improvements, highways, post offices and other federally financed project. 1 !: that he believes are beneficial and necT.SKnry for the people of (he nation and the, people of his state." 1'rojerls "ScruUnl/.rd" But then he added a paragraph and, if you rend il twice, it may occur to you that he has a sense of humor, for lie said of the average Senator (although he could have said it of the average House member, too): Of course, he seruliniy.EVs such projects with an economy eye focused on real necessity and not with a political eye focused or; the thought that an inpour of federal money into a state means an outpour of votes for the person rc- spon.slble." Tliis raises a kind of double (juestion: 1, Will any member of Congress, who wa nis to stay in Co tigress r b n eager to displease the home folks by voting against some pork barrel they want? 2. Do the folks back home really want economy in government? Or do they Just want economy for someone else but pork barrel for themselves? Furcolo suggested . the follow! 1 v be done so members of Congress can know for sure how the majority of people at home feel: Legislatures, city and county governments and citizens committees ought to go on record as telling their Congressmen Just how they feel about the pork barrel stuff Intended for them nnd other people. CARUTHERSVILL.E NEWS By Joan Douglass — ['hone 389-J Cravens-Lar^enl Vows Said Miss Joan Cravens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert. Cravens, became the bride of Bill Largent Sunday afternoon. The double-ring ceremony was performed In Parlor A of the Eastwood Memorial Method 1st Church ;bcfore intimate friends snd relatives, with the Rnv. Floyd V. Brewer, pastor, officiating. The parlor was decorated with greenery nnd tile iinplial vows were pledged before a background of white summer blossoms intermingled with sprays of ferns and white satin ribbon. Maid of honor and the bride's only attendant was Miss Marilyn Connor. Robert Paul Brock served as best man for Mr. Largent, Mrs. Largent was graduated from Carulhersville High School In 1949. Since then, she has been employed in the office of the Brown Shoe Company. Mr. Largent also is a Rrndusite of Caruthersville High School and received his degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Mo. He is at present connected with the Peck Auditing Company. The couple returned this week' from a brief southern wedding I rip and are making their home in Ihis city. Tarty Compliments Briclc-Klccl Miss Pay Abernathy and Miss Ann Abernalhy were hostesses last Tuesday evening when they entertained at their home with a surprise miscellaneous shower parly for Miss Joan Cravens, preceding her marriage to Bill Largent the following Sunday. The refreshment table was laid with a cloth of lace and was centered by a low bowl of ummer flowers flanked by glowing white tapers in crystal holders. Games were enjoyed during the evening. Prices awarded In game.-, were in turn presented to the honoree with the other gifts. Sunday School Class Meets Mrs. Harry Baker entertained last Thursday evening for the members of the Julia Hawkins Class of the Methodist Church. Co - hostesses were Mrs. Howard Cunningham and Mrs. Maude Green. Tlwrc were nineteen members and one visitor. Mrs. Lyda Ellis of Cape Girardcau. Mo., present. A routine business session was conducted, in which plans for [all activities were discussed. A number of games were plnycd during the Operation Sears Worry Actress Dorothy Lamour [,OS ANGELES, July 12. (/!>, _ Dorothy Lamour is wondering whe- licr her sarong will cover such hlngs as operation scars, « The sloe-eyed actress had an abdominal cyst removed Monday. Her surgeon, Dr. Raymond MuBurney. said her condition ts "very satls- 'actory" but she'll have to slay m n Good Samaritan Hospital 10 days. NOTU'K Of CHANTING OF LIQUOR I'KKMIT Notice is hereby given lhat the Commissioner of Revenue of Hie State of Arkansas has issued a pcr- nit No. 215 to Philip Applobaurn to id! and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described a.s 110 S. 5th, Biyiheviile, Ark. This permit LSAUCC! on the 1 day of July 1950 ami expired on the 30 day of June 1951. Philip Apptebaum 7-5-50 1-12-50 V. S. CARRIERS IN FAR EAST—A few days ago they were part of a peacetime fleet; today they are on battle missions In Die Pacific. The U. S. aircraft carrier Valley Forge (upper photo) has so far carried (he air burden of the Seventh Fleet's mission to protect Formosa nnd assist ill the South Korean operation. Amont; the carriers heading west to lend a hand is the e.scort carrier Sicily. The Sicily, (lower) enroute to Pear] Harbor from San Diego, may be ased to ferry warplancs to combat areas, as others of her class die in World War II. social period. Chih Memhrrs KnterlalncH Members of the F. F. B. Club were entertained last Friday evening at the home of Mrs. J. R. McCurter Nineteen members and one special guest, Mrs^ Raymond Home of Poplar illuff, Mo., were present. A numtxir of games of lotto were played with most of the members receiving small prizes. Grand prize went to Mrs. Home. A gift of costume jewelry was prescnled-by the group to Mrs. Jerry McCurter in observance of her birthday. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Frank Douglass spent tile last weekend in Dell. Ark. where they were house guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. H. R. Crawford. JfCii Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Berry motored to Benton, Ky.. last Sunday, going to take their daughter, Ann Elsie, to enter Cnmp Bear Creek, which is operated by the Paducah Girl Scout Council. Robert Earl Hudgens, a student at the summer term or Mississippi State College in Slarkville, Miss., spent the weekend visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hudgens. Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Hrower. their daughter. Mrs. Dorothy Rush, Jerry Uurge. nnd Mr. Brewer's mother. Mrs. Minnie Arnold returned the latter part of this week from a vacation trip to Ft. Lauderdale. Fla., and other points. Miss Gwendolyn Ball wh^ Is attending Southeast Missouri State Teacher's College at Cape Ciirar- rleau. Mo., spent the holidays visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ball. Mr. and Mrs. Dean vick were In Osecoln, Ark.. Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs. J. J. Crecr of Wilson. Juliana Hawkins, daughter of Mr and Mrs. w. R. Hawkins, left Friday for Bristol, Va., where she will spend several weeks ntlcuditig girls' camp. Miss Shirley Line and Miss Jo Nell Walker of Maiden. Mo., were guests last week end of Miss Jean Ann Walker. Mayor and Mrs. John B. England and young son. Hruce, of Las Vegas Nev.. are guest.s in the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. B. H England. Mr. and Mrs. pinnell Capchart and small daughter left Thursday to return to their home in Miam Beach, Fla, after spending several days visiting Mrs. F.velyn Capoharl this section. Mr. and Mrs. \. C. Brooks and daughter and Mrs. R. C. Powell and her son, Dick, drove to Memphis Monday evening, going to at- lemi tile MOAT production, "The Desert Song." The Brooks remained overnight visiting friends and relatives and Mrs. Powell and Dick returned home late Monday evening. Miss Wanda Holman, who is employed in St. Louis. Mo,, spent the weekend in the home of her pare/its, Mr. and 'Mrs. Clarence Hol- inan of near Caruthersville. Mrs. Ciertrude McElvain. accompanied by her sister. Mrs. Ollic Cratly. of St. Louis, Mo., left last weekend for New O.'leans, La., where they boarded a plan f»r Guatemala City, Guatemala, for a wo weeks vacation with her riaugh- and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Muclcia. Miss Nadlne Downing, a special nuslc student at Murray State Col- ege, Murry. Ky., arrived borne Friday to. visit her mother, Mrs. Doris Downing. Miss Downing left Muray Thursday, going first to Memphis, Tenn.. to visit relatives and ittend the MOAT. Verland Davis was in St. Louis. ,!o., last week, going to attend iroducllon of the St. Louis Municipal Opera, "East Wi'lr!,.", " Mr. and Mrs. John Wilks and heir two children of Fort Worth, Texas, spent the holidays visiting .heir parents, Mr. and Mrs. 1.. P. Lumsden and Mrs. Agatha Wilks Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Goodman irrivcd home early this week from southern vacation trip to Baton Rouge, La., nnd Bitoxi, Miss. Mr. nnd Mrs. p'loyd Wilks motored to Memphis on Thursday morning to take their daughter Miss Anne. Miss Wilks flew from there to New York city, where she will attend the music school at Columbia University. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hutchinson nd small daughlcr left this week for Cambridge, Mass.. where Mr Hutchinson attends Harvard University. EDSON Continued from Pane 8 mistakes in gram mar. "But," says Jack Kroll, "so do most of the people who vote." The build-up is that Joe Ferguson is "a man of the people," R watchdog of t!ie treasury, a loyal public .servant with a 14-year record. Sometimes they're hard to bent. The outcome of the Ohio senatorial race, however, deepnds not on cuclore erne ills, but on three general election factors. One is registration and getting out the vote. The :Sec- oml is money. The third is the new type of Massachusetts ballot adopted by Ohio law last year. Ohio hfis roughly five and a half million voters. Registration has been heavy in the industrial counties, due largely to PAC effort. But Republicans have also been active in getting out tlie vote, Fred Lazarus of Federated Stores and George B. Hull of Kroner's grocery chain were instrumental in organizing "The Ohio Vot^r," a group of trade nssocuition executives, to promote greater registration and participation in politic:; by husinpssinr?n. An organization of "Independents for Taft," founded at Oberlin College, has been taivly successful. "Democrats for Tafr," started by Cleveland lawyer A A. Bcr.esch and Mrs, Newton D. Baker has made little progress! On money matters, however, Tait forces have been more successful. A. A. Weatherhead, Cleveland manufacturer, has reportedly raised nearly $1,000,000 from Ohio businessmen. At an rate, he got so much money he didn't need the help of the national movement to collect dollars in other .states lo aid Taft In Ohio. N'on-Svmhol Ballot CInoil Symlml? The new type ballot adopted by Ohio, which eliminaLes-'party symbols and makes voting a 'straight party ticket impossible, has been estimated to be worth 100,000 vote* for Taft. As for the Issues, Democrat!) Candidate Ferguson himself say; he'll campaign on the Democratii platform. He's for President Trii man's civil rights program includ ing an FEPC with teeth In it, an* for repeal of the Taft-Hartley act He's against c o m m u n 1 e m anc against government waste. He's fo adequate: national defenses and fo the North Atlantic Pact and tin Marshall Finn. "We gotta be pre pared," says Joe. IVe claims the that Senator Taf has been a complete Isolationist that he doesn't represent the peo pie, that he has no touch of human itartanisrn, being too cold. Ferguson will base his campaign largely 01 opposition to Taft's voting recon in Congress. But he won't tieb&te Taft on public issues . U elected, Ferguson says he will launch an investigation of Taft's campaign contributions and expenditures. Ferguson charges the Speedometer Repair All Makes & Models — Cars and Trucks One Day Service — Factory Warranty ; T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 131 East Main Phone 2122 _.,|H. of this cily and other relatives In DO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SUMMER SPECIAL: 50 Any ordinary house treated for termites - We don't have (o practice or experiment on yum job—we have had 12 years of experience. AD our work is done according to regulations, our work is licensed by (he Arkansas Slate Plant Board. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE—IF NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. 535 N. filh. Phone 23SO H. C. Hlankcnship.. .L. .1. '/cllcr Call 6086 Call 3579 WATERMELONS! Ice Cold 4c Lb. Worm 3c Lb. Cantaloupes 20c Blytheville Curb Market 130 East Main A IETTER LAUNDRY For Expert Laundry and Dry Cleaning—Call 4474 Republicans with trying to buy the election. Ferguson won his primary nomination on S700 expenditures out of his own pocket. He says that he has yet to collect his first nickel of campaign contribution.. Democrat EC state and national conmuttiMs so f:ir haven't kicked in, and neither have The PAC nor other labor or- But he doesn't think It will take much money to beat Taft, TaH \vill detail himself. I'KACi: DKMOXSTHATOK EJECTED— A pence demonstrator, who gave his name as James Peck of New York City and said he was a conscientious objector, is removed from the council chamber before the- start of the U. N. Security Council meeting at Lake Success, N. Y. He passed out small pamphlets to delegates before guards noticed he wa» a strauycr, lie was released at the U.N, gate. — (Ap Wirephoto). 0 For "Double-Rich" pleasure, Iry "Dmihle- Rkli" Cream of Kentucky. It's smoother, mellower, heartier. And ihe price is nice... ?i35 §I)(J5 S J?2 I H IM. Z Pint '4.1, KENTUCKY WHISKEV-A BLEND. 8f> iironf. 70% grain twulral ijiirils. 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