The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 24, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVU.LE. (ARK.) COURIER NEW! U.S. Population Gains 19 Million in 10 Years, Census Bureau Claims WASHINGTON, July 2. (AP) —, The imputation ol tiic United States has risen Almost 19,000,000 iti the p.-ust 10 years to the 1950 total officially estimated at 150,250,000. In announcing preliminary i\z- ure.s for both the nation as a whole and for the Individual states, the Census Bureau said Saturday night It still must re-check the louils and account for some 100,000 persons who were on the move during this year's nose-count. Most of the transients, it <,ai<i, were either travelers within the country for seamen in Die Merchant Marine. While the final totals will be ready by next December 1, they will not become known until later that month, when President Truman submits them to It will be up to the lawmakers to decide then how many House members each state will have on the basis of the new figures. 314,000 Inhabitants Reckoned roughly, each Congressional district will have 344,000 inhabitants, compared with the 301,000 figure set'-In 1940, when the national's population numbered 331.669.275. California will be the big gainer in the House, a!though it Is not- yet certain by how many senU. A, Ross Eckler, deputy director of the Census Bureau, told reporters in releasing the figures over the weekend that the best rule of thumb for determining the future apportionment of House members lies in a set of figures made public by the House Post Office Committee two years ago. California to Gain At that time, California was rx- pected to gain eight representative. 1 ;, and the following states one each: Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Texas and Washington. New York was stated on the basis of the 1918 estimate to lose three seats, Pennsylvania (wo, and these states one apiece: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma anrt Tennessee. Five states- -Arkansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Oklahoma—lost population over the 10-year period by percentages varying from four per cent for North Dakota to .3 per cent for Oklahoma. Lawyer's Death Is Investigated HOLLYWOOD, July 24. (/T>—The death Jftsi Wednesday oX Attorney Milton M. Cohen, Sr., 60, wns listed by police ns "either accidental or suicide." Col)en hart bren conrj.seJIor lor many film stars, Jlutlolph Valentino, Cireta Qarbo' and Gloria Switnsou among them. Cohen died at his desk in A downtown office building. The coroner's analysis of his blood disclosed that it contained cyanide and that the poison wns responsible for the death, Police Detective E. M. Goo.sen said he learned that Cohen hnd been depressed lately by ill health, and that he purchased four amices of potassium cyanide at a camrra exchange shop shortly before his death, MONDAY, JULT Zf 1950 RedsApproachQuemoy Under Artillery Cover Congo Needs Men BRUSSELS <AP)—Belgium's Colonial Ministry has begun a propaganda campaign to atract Belgians out of the Congo. Thus Is tlie first phase of a len : year development plan for tn'fi African colony According to the Ministry, the most pressing need ts. for skilled engineers, doctors and agricultural technicians. Wives of Fliers In Korea Evicted SPOKANE, July 24.1 M>,—Notices of eviction or rent increases 'have been handed to wives and families of at least six Spokane -Air Force base fliers who were ordered to the Pacific. Mayor Arthur Median says. The mayor said the complaints reached his office during the last Don't "Count Sheep"Tonigh[ -because of Acid Stomach Now s*j- R re to sleepiest nights due .tinn. Stop loafing «nrl turning in » vain attempt to il«p. IX> as thousands do— correct the trnuhEe hy rinn K 1 or 2 Tunis jus'r before >-.,ii K o t,> bod. Sec if you don't fall asleep fatter — feel more rcstcd in [he morning. Keep Turns handy in counteract sour scomacn . . . K"* . . . heartburn. It's » wtwr i.Je* followed by million* nowaday*. (Jet a roll of Tunis to have on hinrf Tonight. TUMS KHt TW TUMMY BIGGER BAZOOKA—An infantry sergeant ai Fort Bcnnirw G«_ displays one of the new 3.5-inch bazookas being rushed to KoreJ to replace the old model, which American GI's round ineffective against huge Russian-built tanks. few days and added: "If they continue to come in at Ills rate. I'll recommend that, rent control be [nit back into effect." Spokane rents were decontrolled i year ago. Meehan didn't mention any lames but .said one expccta'nt mo- .her was given a 30-day eviction notice. The mayor said the woman called police when the landlord sted on bringing prospective buyers to the house at all hours. Granddaughter to Teach NAPLES (API—Anita Ilalla Ga- ibiiJtJi. granddaughter of Itaij'.> ero, Giuseppe Garibaldi, has qunl- fied hs a teacher ol English. Tak- ng the examinations at the CJnl- ersity of Foreign Languages, she aid .she need to supplement her ncome because of the lira's l<xss of alue TAIPEI, Formosa, July 34. A defense military spokesman iaid today a number of Junks were approaching Quemoy Iiland under cover of a Chinese Communist artillery barrage. ^ It may be the long expected Invasion attempt against the Nationalist held Island used as a blockade hase against the Reds. The spokesman said Nationalist forces on Quemoy, Just off the mainland port of Amoy. were adequate to meet the expected Red attack. He said they would be »up- porled by locally assigned Nationalist air and naval units. Communist artillery betan bom- barding the town of Guanau, on Quemoy's northeast coast, at 11 pm Sunday (8 a.m. EST, Sunday). The spokesman laid President Truman's July 27 request to' halt air and se« operations against the Red mrtlnland did iiot preclude the defense of Nationalist positions. Asked whether there was effective cooperation between Nationalists and (he United States Seventh Meet, assigned to safeguard Fof- mosa from Red Invasion, the spokesman replied: "That's a military secret." He hinted Nationalist air and naval support would not be given Quemoy if invasion develops with- out Washington's approval. The spokesman expressed doubt that a reported large concentration of Communist craft In the vicinity of Quemoy would pasx the Island for a direct attack on Formosa. "H looks as if Quemoy Is going to be their target." he safd. Arkansas Sanatorium Founder Dies of TB BOONEVILLE. Ark., July 24. </P) — One of the founders of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium died Ihere yesterday of the disease he had spent so many years in combatting He was Joseph M. Kill, 85, Fort Smith. Ark., attorney and former chief Justice or the Arkansas Su- prcme Court. He had: been a patient nt tlie sanatorium since Dec 21. 1948. Funeral services were to be held at St. John's Episcopal Chinch in Fort Smith at 4:30 p.m. today. Rev. A. E, Gardner ASSEMBLY CHURCH Blytheville Air Base Service Each Night - 8 o'clock EVERYBODY WELCOME Come one and all Pastor \V. C. VsnBihber The So-Called Home Rule Amendment Could Raise Taxes and Cause Other Intolerable Conditions DID YOU KNOW GOV. SID McMATH ENDORSED THIS VICIOUS PIECE OF LEGISLATION VOTE FOR BENmNEY For Our Next Governor Adv. pair! for >y Armll Taylor. Campulrn Air Force Moves Base From Korea To South Japan U.S. 8TH ARMY Ht'AOQUAR- TEUS IN KOREA, July 24. (/]>,_ The Far East Air Forces has moved its advance base to Korea from Southern Japan. The move was made so the Air Force could speed up its jtr against the North Koreans, h;^- quarters said. The new advance headquarters of the Fifth Air Force has been located near this headquarters. MaJ. Gen. End E. Partridge is In command of Ihe Air Force headquarters. "You can say we are here with Army headquarters." said General Partridge, "to give them the fullest cooperation and support." Arkansas Pride McMATH PROUD OF ARKANSAS? Youth at the Helm This Is the title of art article in the May issue of Redbook, "Youth at the Helm." The article, complete with pictures of the Governor and family, tells how he has complete- ly revolutionized Arkansas in 14 months. Quotes From Redbook "... Arkansas was the stale thai marl* other stales look good by comparison ... then. • young man said 'Let us change all of ihis!" "^ " ~ ** ""'*'' "" '*\ "... roads so terrible mules prefered to go by swamp ..." " . . . » form of education that feared a little knowledge as a dangerous thing ..." Arkansas, , slate . . . "With per capita income of $710, second lowest in the nation ...» source of gratification to the politicians Because so few could pay the poll (ax ..." & "... land so poor that a good farmer couldn't even raise a..fuss' . . . harbored N more big time gangsters than New York and Chicago combined ..•.'• Yes, this deplorable article was published in the May issue of Redbook and read by millions of people throughout the ration and the world. II could not have been published without I he approval of Sid McMath. Hundreds of protests went in for a repudiation by Sid McAIalh of the article HIS ANSWER . . . ANOTHER PICTURE OF HIMSELF IN THE JULY ISSUE OF REDBOOK WITH A LETTER STATING THE FOLLOWING: "MY THANKS TO REDBOOK AND ED CUNNINGHAM FOR A VERY FLATTERING ARTICLE ..." Is Any Man Worthy of Being Governor Who Is Willing To Degrade His People and Stare for His Own Glorification? Are We Proud of Arkansas?....YES With Typical Arkansas Pride TUESDAY VOTE FOR BENUNEY Felitl<-»l A4rtriisbii for by I,K.jd , OsewU.'Ark., unrl Noble Gill, Blvlhevillc, Ark. I

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