The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 20, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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TWO McMath Calls Laney 'Sometime Democrat' BLYTHEVILLE, (AWE.) GOURDE* KEWS LITTLE ROCK, July 20, Ifl— Governor McMalh last night r>te- tured Ben Laney as a '"sometime" Democrat, using a yardstick he said was Laney'i own. And former Governor Laney scoffed at what he said was McMath's assertion thai he (McMathJ largely vas responsible for the probability that Eastern Arkansas soon will get natural gas. "The governor's distortion of (acts has become chronic at this stafie of the game," Laney declared of the man he's out to defeat for a second term nomination at the preferential Democratic primary next Tuesday. I.aney >l BlvlhfVillc Me Math spoke at El Dorado; J-jmcy at Blythevllle. McMath said that In 1946 when Laney was governor he (Laney) gave a 'very fine definition" of party loyalty. McMalh quoted his predecesor as faying: "No man has a right to stay in the party when it suits his convenience, leave the party-when he sees fit and then come back again when it serves his own purpose." Two Years I.ater "Yes," McMath told his audience. "Ben Laney said that back In 1946 -—but let's take a !ook at what Ben Laney did .two years later. "Like many of us, Ben got mad at some of the measures proposed In Congress. While good Democrats served notice that they were going to fight these things in the parly and iu the Congress, Ben Laney began talking about wrecking the Democratic Party, running Its can : didates out of office, fighting them in the general electon. And he went over to Mississippi—where he seems to have more support than-he does In Arkansas—and got himself elected chairman of something they called the States Rights Democrats." Version Ii totalled With this as a starting point, McMath detailed his version of Laney's part In the 1948 elections. Including his (Laney's) brief candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president, his espousal of the Stales Rights Democratic National Ticket, an alleged attempt to have the States Rights candidates declared the Democratic nominees in Arkansas and a reported prediction by Laney that Republican Presidential Candidate Thomas E. Dcwey would carry Arkansas. He said Laney "has suddenly be come a Democrat again now that he seeks your support In a'Demo- cratic primary." (See Related story on p a8I j) Housewives Wield Brooms On Turnpike READING. Pa., July 20. (XPj—A band of broom-weildlng housewives halted work on the Pennsylvania turnpike extension—protesting the unloading of loose cement was spreading a gray dust over their ivashlines, breakfast cereal and even their hair. The women converged on the Reading company rail yartis yesterday, demanding the unloading be stopped until another site can be found. The housewives saitl they had ap- | pealed lo the city council on Mon|day. on Tuasday and again yesterday, they said, the parade of co- inent-hcnrlng trucks moved out of the rail yards—casting a gray pall over the neighborhood. It reached a point, the women said, where they couldn't even spank junior without raising a minor dusl storm or brush their teeth without tasting cement,. The broom-wciltling band won Its point. City councllmeii Instructed Hie contractor, c. S. Langenfclder of Baltimore, to find a new spot for unloading hi.s cement. And meanwhile, u-ork on Die highway project near Morgantown, Pa,, was. stoppcda-no cement. Woman Held To Grand Jury JONESBOR.O, Ark., July 20. (AP) —Mrs. Emily Meiser, 64-yenr-old assistant cashier of a Par,\gould bank, has been held to the ledernl grand Jury In connection with an alleged shortage of some $2a,oon. She was released on bond after U.S. Commissioner Clara Hrowtter bound her over here yesterday on a a charge of embezzling fmuLs from blem to b. nishe exhaust^ ,*. e ™ General 'Ike' Puts Okay on M'Arthur SAN FRANCISCO, July 20. IAP) — Crencrul Ki.senhower, 59, says General MacAilhur, 70, "is a good old egg." "t ought to know," added the vacationing Columbia U. president of the United Nations com- mantler in Korea. "T served under him nine years." Eisenhower was Supreme Allied Commander In Europe in World War II. He is available for active service again, but avers: "They need young OIs who can carry rifle.s worse than they need old generate now." Eisenhower said he did not see the Korean war as the start of a third v, r or!d war, but rather n probing by Russia of "our will to. light against aggression." the Security Dank and Trust Company, where she had worked for 25 .'cars Youth Narcotic Ring Smashed TAKIMA, Wash,. July 20 W>)—A narcotics ring operating among Yaklma high school youths since February wa.s smashed yesterday Police Chief Harold Robinson said. Officers have apprehended fou men charged with selling marl Juana In this area. . fu custody were Kli ftico, 18. Wa- p.ito. Wash.. Alex Garcia, 18. Wapa- Ui. Ricluird Henry Chappa. 3t. Yak Ima. and Rafael Nieto, 48, Sunnyside, wash. Rico ond Garcia were described by police as the contact men ii the ring. Ynklinn High School boy? purchased marijuana at Wapato from the pair, officers said. Robinson snld approvlmately 10 Ynkima High School boys were In volved. COTTON FARMERS: The Commodity Credit Corporation has extended the maturity date of 1949 cotton loans to September 30 in order to give you more time to dispose of your equity to the cotton trade. There is now an ex- ceffent demand for these equities. SEE A. R. WETENKAMP & (0, COTTON MERCHANTS 0. S. CROWELL, Mgr, 117 South 2nd St., Blytheville Spelled backwards, radar Is still radar. The term cloudburst Is not usually used unless six or more inches of rain falls at a rale of lo or more Inches for an hour. THURSDAY, JUT.Y JO, 1M» Alabama CHy 'Clear of Reds' Police Head Claims Communists Left After Ordinance BIRMINGHAM. Ala., July ?0 —Birmingham's new ordinance outlawing Communlsls went Into effect today and Police Commissioner Eugene Connor says most of them "already have cleared out." Trie new law simply makes It an offense for any Communist to be here. Connor Introduced It to strengthen his police drive to rid In* city of what he calls "these rattlesnakes." Bull--Volcrd Klthlcr Connor, now starting his fourth four-year term as police commissioner. Is the bull-voiced States Rlgliter who fought uaiuccessfully for a slronB anti-Communist plank In the Democratic platform of 1948 Later, fie walked out with half the Alabama delegates over the civil rights issue. The neiv ordinance, not yet tested in higher courts, provides a maximum penalty of $100 fine and ISO FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wcnrers o[ ralso Ieelh „,„ "«•"' '«J embarrassment became ineir plate dropped, slipped or wobbled «t )"st tile M-rcnc lime Oo not Jlrc " ""'<• 01 int.<t Happening lo you Jim dayi In JaU for any Cornmunlat caught. Can Be Jiilrd Agila Also, a person convicted under It and jailed can be charged again if he talk to leave Birmingham on completion of the sentence, It sets out that distribution of Communist literature shall be conclusive evidence "that a person Is a member of the Comuntst Party." Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained a marriage license yesterday from the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe county clerk; Harold Leon Robertson of Blythe- vllle and Mia* Linda Fu Tyler, Mo. FOR SALE talnrtt, u to** a» « bub. »tain « Ctncrete a tbav )••»» tot h«Ka Uol akc4a W« jiH|.». CalJ u IK (re, MdBHte ^ OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. SAM JONKS $75,500.00 Yes, That I* Th« Clayton's Gravy-Train Vance Clayton and Wife Have Drawn —$75,500.00 For Salaries From the State of Arkansas. This doen not Include paychecks for son—"!,. M." nor for "Brother Btrl," who Irak drawing S175.00 at the SUU™ Penitentiary. •Brother Howard" was also on (he "CLAYTON GRAVY-TRAIN" h OAVTnvr^ f 1 "" 5 ' ' Or >eare - Tl " f'«« >™«t £" i. he CLAY IONS would b* startling to the taxpayer*. 8 "*T /S T/Mf FOR A CHANGf" FOR STATE TREASURER _ VOTE FOR SAM JONES QUALIFIED - CAP ABLE— HONEST _ CONSCIENTIOUS "SAM'S THE MAN" -Political Ad,. Paid for by gam Jem. fur Delivery Service Open 7 a.m.-? p.m. LUTTRELL'S FINE FOODS Air —wil (n«, JM tin* by doctoa far ba^Ui a^ ntattj . . . tfa* *J »~ •"* *» *«•• •» ft-fc - SpriBf Air, fuSr • - - - - - • - ^~* 10M patient* tamUoit, gprina^Ai ratos -TOW1 Get tho "faaafc ate,.- Vaat fcr • •f "Cookrottod Coa^ort.- SM tfa* dbria, ia tmb .^ ^^^ " typ. to Mt TOV »*V-«•» W^. ., H»* . 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