The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 14, 1950
Page 14
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PAUE ) Pot, Kettle Both Called Black in Laney-McMath Race _,_ ROCK, July 14. Whfch pot la calling which kettle black to MM Artanau governor's •onto*? Jwt about •vcfytlme thai one of the tare chief candidates—Ben Lanar and Sid McMath, In ilphabet- iftl order—hurh a charge against «JM other, hit opponent come back vtth • atailtr or related accusa- night Governor Mc•Mb laid former Oovernor Laney h*4 "eondoned" the long-powerful |ti»l^ organization headed by fcrmr M«ror Leo P. McLaughli» W Bat Cprinea. f«Mt night UhMy wai wad)' with ai crusader for good ent (McMath) swallows, teak, lint and sinker every other ••cMnc in the country, Including tfce Vtcdergast machine (of Kansas OMr) and Its products. 11 JfipMently Laney, who spoke at Wriari meant to Include President Tnonan In the pendergast machine "products." tantr declared also that "it is piiMfc knowledge that McMath accepted money from gamblers when lu ran for prosecuting attorney of Owland and Montgomery Counties and when he ran for governor the first time and that he is accepting K now in this campaign." JU charged that McMath is try- Jag to build up "a machine of his mm, and his administration Is rot- taa to the core." McMath llkewlM looaed countercharges against Laney and the former governor's administration in a speech at North Little Rock. The State Purchasing Agent's office under McMath was referred U> by Laney Wednesday night. McMath last night detailed practices he said went on In the office when Laney was governor. His mild- eel comment—and he had others stronger—was that the alleged procedures certainly weren't "businesslike." Laney had said McMath and his aides were operating state-owned automobiles for private use. McMalh read stale warrant numbers and purchase prices of a Chevrolet, a Buick and a Chrysler which he said the state owned and Laney used while he was governor. And he recited similar Information on stale-owned cars he said two Laney secretaries drove. Laney had accused McMath of "pressuring" state employes. McMath read excerpts from Little Rock newspapers late In 1948 which fold of the "bite" being put on State House employes for a Christmas gift for retiring Governor Laney and of presentation of the gilt —a new Chrysler sedan. Laney had accused McMath of raising taxes, McMath read a list of new taxes and tax Increases he said were levied in Laney's administration. But he did concede that one ta.x was repealed while his opponent wu governor. The 1M7 legislature* removed the tax on beehives, llght- B rods and buggy whip*, McMath said. Shoulder Cramp Halts Shirley May'* Practice RAMSGATE, Eng., July 14. W>)— A shoulder cramp halted Shirley May France'* first long training swim yesterday for her 1950 English Channel crossing attempt. The 17-year-old Somerset, Mass., high school girl set out from Dover lo make an 18-mile swim to Ramsgate, a resort town down the coast. She was pulled out of the water four miles from her goal. With the Courts Chaucer;: H. A. Lynch vs. Nettie Lynch, »ult for divorce, Joseph D. Martin vs. Betty Ann Martin, suit for divorce. Betty Jean ford vs. Eugene F. Ford, suit for divorce. May Wiggins vs. Charllt Wiggins, suit for divorce. Typhoon Hits Formosa TAIPEI, Formosa, July 14. </P)— A typhoon hit Southeastern Formosa tonight, winds In excess of SO miles an hour hit Taipei. Train Collision Hurts 40 PAYNEEVTLLE. Minn., Jury 14. (AP)—A Boo Line »pecUl train carrying 2K eastern vacationists to Canada sideswiped a freight train here yesterday Injuring approximately 40 persons. Preliminary examination indicated only five or six were Injured seriously. All were treated aboard the train or in doctors' offices here. Arrangements were made to take the passengers to Minneapolis later in the day. Out of the Frying Pan — ,ITTLE VALLEY ,N. V., July 14. (#)—Leslie Musto, 47, was sentenced to 60 days in Cattaraugus county jail for stealing a case of corned beef. His first meal hi Jail: corned beef. British Doctors Want More Pay SOUTHPORT, Eng., July 14. (/P>— Britain's doctors threatened yesterday to quit working for the National Health Service unless .the take-home pay of general practitioners Is boosted. Under the National Health Service all Britons are guaranteed free medical care. A resolution approved by 400 delegates attending the British Medical Association'! annual meet- scheme because of delay* In 'neg»j Ing called (or a general withdraw- Uations to rala* the p»jr of genera 1 al from thi government-run health practitioners. CARL E HENDRIX CjwUhfe for LIEUTENANT ^ GOVERNOR ^^•» MMJCCT TO OCMOCHATtC FWHAItlU t»*O Sid McMcdlt RALLY FRIDAY NIGHT JULY 14 Blytheville Court House Lawn Free Entertainment Starting at 7 p.m Speaking at 8 p.m. Everybody Is We/come/ Hear Gov. Sid McMath DISCUSS THE ISSUES win-. Continues! Hart Schaffner & Marx ALL WOOL SUITS Reg. 75.00 How 54.50 Reg. 65.00 Now 48.50 Reg. 69.50 Now 52.50 Reg. 60.00 Now 44.50 Hart Schaffmr & Marx WOOL TROPICAL SUITS Reg. 50.00 Now 34.50 Reg. 55.00 ..Now 38.50 Reg. 60.00 Now 44.50 Hart Schaffner & Marx, & McGregor SPORT COATS Reg. 15.95 Now 10.50 Reg. 20.75 Now 15,50 Reg. 22.50 Now fS.50 Reg. 25.95 Now 19.50 Reg. 39.95 Now 21.50 Crosby Square SUMMER SHOES I PRICE ONE GROUP FLORSHEIM SHOES '10 MCGREGOR TENNIS SHORTS $100 r ONE GROUP TEE SHIRTS McGregor, Short & Long S/eere SPORT SHIRTS Reg. 2.95 to 3.65 Reg. 3.95 to 5.95 Reg. 6.50 to 7.50 Reg. 7.95 to 8.95 Now 2.45 Now 3.45 Now 4.45 Now 5.45 Lightweight Cotton Cords SUMMER SUITS Reg. 25.50 & 27.75 19.50 Reg. 29.75 Now 21,50 Reg. 45.00 tiow 31.50 $100 ONE LOT DRESS SHIRTS Reg. $3 and 4.50 $245 All Knox and Stetson STRAW HATS PRICE Hart Schatfner & Marx, A McGregor SUMMER PANTS Reg. 4.75 Now 3.00 Reg. 6.50 Now 4.75 Reg..l0.95 Now 7.75 Reg. 14.95 Now 9.95 All Sales Final No Refunds —No Exchanges Stetson and Knox FELT HATS Reg. 7.50 Now 5.95 Reg. 10.00 Now 6.95 Reg. 12.50 Now 8.95 Reg. 15.00 Now 10.95

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