The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1955 · Page 11
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•UESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' 'COURIER NEWS PAGE ELETEH 'ta's Heart Attack Rocks ll/S' Political Foundation By DON WHITEHEAD WASHINGTON (AP) — A man's heart beat stutters momentarily — and in those fleeting moments a whole political world is shaken to its foundations. That is what happened when President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack early Saturday at Denver. "•- -'—'— doesn't run. Nixon is reported by rir«t there was the stunning shock of the news hitting the capital with all its implications. But even in the outpouring of sympathy und prayers for the President's recovery, there was the realization th»t nothing In politics was quite trie same as it had been before th'ose fateful hours between midnight and dawn two days ago. "There was the reluctant acceptance by Republicans of the prob ability most of them had refused to admit before—that Eisenhower will not be the GOP presidential candidate next year. Gave Democrats Strength ,And there was the recognition by the Democrats that fate, even in' an unwelcome manner, had placed them suddenly in a far stronger position to challenge the Republicans for control of Uie White House In the 1956 elections. Politics being what they OOP leaders to be highly popular with party organization men throughout the country. But no one claims Nixon can come close to matching Eisenhower's tremendous popularity and vote-getting appeal, or that he might be nominated without a challenge. At for the Democrats, the things they have feared most in looking toward the 1956 campaign have been Eisenhower's popularity and the thought he would run again. Suddenly there is Uie strong chance that these great Republican assets cannot be turned against them again. Dotes for State Conference On Higher Education Are Set CONWAY, Ark. (ffi) — Arkansas college and university leaders will meet at Petit Jean State Park October 13-14 for the 7th annual conference on Higher Education. All institutions of higher education in the state are expected to send representatives to the con- professor of mathemetics at Hendrix both sides must now look at the. ference, according to Dr. H. I. Lane, coming campaign from radically | college here, who is the conference's altered points of view. And this much at feast is apparent: •The Republicans no longer can count on Eisenhower as a candidate. Neither are they in a position la urge him to run again even U tile President should recover completely-from this attack. To do so wou^d put the GOP chiefs in the awkward position of asking Eisenhower to undertake a strenuous campaign which conceivably might piace more strain on his heart than il could stand. Up to this point, the Republican chiefs have made all their campaign plans on the assumption that Eisenhower would run. Now these plans must be recast in recognition of the alternative that he will not be available. And there is the likelihood the convention which was to have nominated Eisenhower without opposition will be a battleground. Nixon Strongest At the moment. Vice President Richard M. Nixon appears to be in the strongest position to bid for the nomination If Eisenhower general chairman. The conference is sponsored point- ly by the Arkansas institutions and the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges. Three questions in higher education will be studied at the conference, Dr. Lane said: 1. How can college freshmen be beter motivated toward intellectual achievement? 2. How can colleges best serve the needs of the exceptional *tu- dent? 3. What is the status of the education movement in Arkansas today? Two" visiting experts will address led Organizer Hears Graham, In Converted READIKO, England If)— Charlie 'otter, 44-year-old Communist par,y organizer, went along to hear American evangelist Billy Graham few months back—just to see what It was all about. Now Potter says he has rejected his Marxist beliefs entirely, thrown up his job and started a new life as a Christian evangelist. He credited Qraham with his conversion. •I shall travel around trying to show people that Christianity Is the answer to communism," he said. "I found that Marxism is a very intriguing philosophy, but it did not give me the satisfaction ol heart and mind one expects to flnd in God." Russia Is Pondering Worming Arctic Ocean with Atomic Power Madrid, capital of Spain, lies almost at the exact geographica center of that country. ant chairman of the 1955 conference. the conference. They are Doctor Donald.Gnimmon, director of counseling at Michigan State College and Dr. Marjorle Carpenter of the Division of Humanities in Stephens College, Columbia, Mo. Dr. William McKeefery, dean of Alma College in Alma, Mich., will particpate as officiate representative as official representative of the North Central Association. Dean J. W. Tuner of Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, is assitant LONDON W—The Russians say they are thinking about building a mammoth dam across the Bering Strait and warming the Arctic Ocean with Pacific waters pumped across by atomic power. Alexander Markin, a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, said over the Moscow radio this would transform the frozen northern ports of Asia, North America and Europe into habitable areas with a temperate climate. Markin didn't mention the floods it might cause along more souther- ly coast* by melting the polar ice cap. The Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia is 55 miles wide. 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