The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1950 · Page 3
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MONDAY, TOT/T 17, 1931) BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIUK NEWB PAGE THHEE And Into the Arkansas Backstretch— McMath-Laney Battle on State Issues LITTLE ROCK, July 17. (;F)—The* Arkansas governor's race, pegged to Iteiestie issues by two men ot some mtional renown, heads into tlie •Iretch drive this week. One week from tomorrow, in Hie July 35 preferential primary, the ( Totera probably will give the Democratic nomination to Qov. Sid Mc- Miitli, the friend of Pi-esidcnl Truman, or former Gov. Ben Laney, • staunch foe of the President. But th« campaign to date Indicates the two men differ more or how to operate the state of Arkansas Uian on the broader national issues. l.aiiey'i Sniping* Laney. who nad been sniping a • different operation of McMath' administration each week, lasl week charged that the governor Is re ducing truck license fees in a bl for votes and is responsible for delay In construction of a slate med kal center. McMath. who predicted that h will win next Tuesday's election I) 100,000 votes, accused Laney o "condoning" the regime nf forme Mayor Leo P. Mclaughlin In Ho Springs. He also clmlleivged Laney to ou line his highway program. Wave on Wave Charges and counter-charges lia% Alhne wave on wave. Wrhe former governor several times criticized McMath's use of slate- owned cars. The governor came back will) a list of stale-owned cars which he said were used by Laney, when he was governor, and his staff. Both men have dwelt at length upon their records in office. McMath In each community in which he has appeaed luis put special emphasis on his highway program since it was the principal plank in his-1948 campaign and has been under constant fire by Laney. Business Administration Laney reports his was a business administration whtch lowered taxes, rnis«d teachers' salaries and led a surplus In tlie treasury. They stall the final full week of campaigning before the preferential primary today, McMath with a «peech at Paragould tonight, and Laney with one in Forrest City. The governor is to be at Mountain Home tomorrow afternoon and Harrison tomorrow night, El 'Dorado Wednesday night, Port Smith Thursday night, Jonesboro Friday night and at a statewide rally in Little Rock Saturday night. l.»ney wilt speak at Jonesboro Tuesday niflht, Blylheville Wednesday and Caraway Thursday. Hfo plans fnr Friday and Satur- A 4ay have not been completed. "MISS FLA."—Corine Gustafson of Miami will represent Florida in the "Miss America" beauty contest at Atlantic City, N. J. She's holding the "Miss Florida" trophy she won at Miami Be&ch. Four Arkansans Die in Accidents 3 Killed on Roods; One Drowns in River Near El Dorado By the Associated Press Traffic accidents ami a drowiitii ook four lives in Arkansas over tlv •eekend. Thomas Mode Garner, 50, El Dor do barber, drowned in Hie Qua hila River Sunday while a flshin ompanion slept on a nearby bank Us body was found about three lours later by another fisherman Wayne Jewell, El Dorado attorney. Accidental Drowning Sheriff O.K. Bishop said thai L L. Freeman, Bl Dorado, with vrhon Garner had gone fishing, told hln le left Garner^to take a nap the two hud seined minnows fo jail, A coroner's jury returned a verdict o! accidental drowning. A Sunday traffic accident near Benlon fatally injured Mrs. M .1. Thomason, 80. Amity, Ark. Her daughter, Mrs. cletie Waddell, 43, head uurse at the Texarkana Cancer Clinic, \va.s injured seriously. Their car was involved In an accident with a truck 'carrying seven Boy Scouts from nearby Camp Quapaw. One scout, Bill Rhode, 14, Little Hock, was hurt slightly. Traffic Mishaps Two persons were killed In traffic riiLEhans Saturday. Perry N. Jackson, 58, Port Arthur. Texas, died when bis car hit a bridge railiilR 10 miles south of Arkadelphia, just a few hours alter he had stopped ir> Arkadelphia to check up on a burial insurance 1X>1- icy. Toy Copetand, 47, Quitman, Oic- burne County highway patrol operator, was injured faUlly in a truck collision near Searcy. He died about five hours later in a Searcy hospital Houston Tops South in Size HOUSTON, Tex., July 17. i/vj— Arkansas Highway Bids Federal Draftees To Get Old Jobs WASHINCzTON, July 17. (AP) — l"ederal workers who ar* drafted Into the armed forces or who volunteer for active rinty will get their Job* back when they get out—as long HR they serve no longer than they have to. Tim Civil ServIcB Commission »ot<d today that the law provider •uch peTsons "shall be entitled re-employment rights and benefits provided they are relieved from active duty within Ihree years from it.s beginning or RA soon thereafter as they can obtain their release." Houston got word last night that! it is the South's largest city. \ District supervisor George Finti- ay announced Houston's final pre- iminary 1950 census figure ns 503,600,, compared to 384,514 ten years ago. New Orleans, with a 1950 census of 568,407, had dominated the South's top spol in city population for many years. Houston's new count boosted this industrial^ and shipping metropolis into fourteenth place among the nation's cities, it ranked ^Ist in 1940. lTI'ljE ROCK. July 17. UP)— The Arkansas Highway Commission plans to receive bids Aug, -4 about $2,500.000 worth of road construction. 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