The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 7, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 7, 1955
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I TRIP AT, OCTOBER T, 1955 BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Unof/ier Slam-Bang Nomination. \fight Would Seriously Hurt GOP By DON WHITEHEAD WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are facing up to the possibility today that the parly ma y be r 'PP ccl wi(le °I )crl in another slam-bang fight for the presidential nomination if President Eisenhower doesn't run again. There is growing belief among some GOP chiefs that the President — if he steps aside __ should "choose" his favorite candidate for the nomination or at the very least point a finger to indicate who he thinks would be the best man to carry forward his program. G As far as most of the "old pros" aie concerned, there's little doubt thai ( j ie y \vould iavor a nod to Vice ciit Richard M. Nixon. inR these past two critical of the President's illness, the Republicans have shied away from public discussions of what mjnht happen if Eisenhower finis hes out his term and then retires to his farm at Gettysburg to enjoy the life of an "elder statesman" and country squire. But in private the GOP strategists are discussing the practical facts of political life and what the political scene will look like without Eisenhower. They are not as optimistic in private about Eisenhower running: as they have been in pubic. To Avoid Fight One man who sits in the GOP councils, and knows whereof he speaks, has this to say: ••A lot of us think Eisenhower will hfive to pick the nominee if we are to avoid a fight. Unless he does, we will be cutting ourselves to pieces by next spring in the maneuvering to line up convention votes, and in the presidential preference primaries. •This kind of fight isn't going to do the party nny good. We'll need al! the unity, we can get, and it will be up to Eisenhower to see that we are united. • "I'm not saying Eisenhower can name his man and get him the nomination without a contest. I'm not sure any president ever can do that when he's retiring and leaving the field open. "But if Eisenhower lets his choice be known early in the year, It would scare off some hopefuls and make it much easier for us to gpt behind Ike's man. This is the only way I know to avoid a fight." Nixon hi Best Position At this stage, it appears Nixon is in the best strategic position despite some formidable handicaps. Eisenhower picked Nixdn to be his running mate in 1952 and seems to have a real affection for him — but it remains to be seen whether the President thinks the 42-year-old Californian is ready for the run for the presidency. The biggest and blackest political cloud over Nixon's chances is that hp probably won't be able to command control of his own state's delegation to the convention California Gov. Goodwin Knight has brought the state's GOP feud- In if right out into the sunlight by declaring that if Eisenhower doesn't run. he intends to lead the California delegation to the national convention even at the risk of an open, fight with Nixon. The Nixon camp has accused knight of "fantastic pretensions SR a bona fide contender for the office of president." But Knight, as governor, is in ft good position to do what he says. And so It would seem that Eisen- Teen Town roup Names Its Officers Jlmmie Baxter was named presi' dent of Ihe Junior High School ScO' ial Hour's Teen Town which met at the school this week. Officers include Leroy Huddle*, ton, vice president; Pat Mclnnis, secretary, and Florence Ambrose, treasurer. The group is under the direction of Mrs. Jess Homer, who IB chairman of the girls work committee ot the YMCA. Mrs. Horner is insisted by Mrs. Avis Howard, a junior high teacher. Teen Town activities will be held on Friday nights at the Y. 'Gunman' Was A Mite Young OBANGEBURG, S. C. (/P)—Police received an urgent call from a local druggist last night and soon were sarching the neighborhood for a "pistol-packing" stranger Who "threatened" the druggist. Soon they found him and he told them: Hhe walked into the drugstore and his toy cap pistol slipped from his pocket. He grabbed and caught it to prevent it hitting the floor and left the store because the druggist looked "strange" and ran to the rear of the store. The gunman is 14. No charges were filed. PRIVILEGED VIEW—WAC Lieutenant OHn F. O. Mirth of Cleveland works where most people only visit—the White HoaM. She b administrative assistant to the President's personal physician. Major General Howard McC. Snyder. Her former bosses were well-known too: Generals of the Army Georre C. Marshall, Dwlfht D. Elsenhower and Omar Jf. Bradley. Eastern Half of US in Rain Belt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The early October wet. spell continued over broad areas of the eastern half of the country today but clearing appeared in sight for most areas. The rain belt extended over the Missouri. Mississippi and Ohio valleys, the Great Lakes region and most of New England. Heaviest falls during the night were along the lower Mississippi J River, with more than an inch re'| corded at several cities, and in In- J diana, with 2.36 inches at Fort Wayne and 1.18 at Indianapolis. Amounts in 24 hours measured 3,50 i inches at Syracuse, N, Y., and 2.51 Expensive Ride JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Wl Wayne Densbeer's joy ride cost $600 and he didn't even know where he was going. The 4 year old managed to start the engine on his mother's parked car and put the automatic drive lever in forward speed. The car eased into another parked car. Then Wayne tried reverse and stepped on the accelerator. The car zoomed backward into a utility pole, snapping the pole at its base. Wayne wasn't hurt — at least noi in the accident. hower — assuming he doesn't run — has a big decision ahead of him: remain silent and let the presidential hopefuls in'his party fight it out; or speak out in favor of a candidate and thus try to preserve a unified front as far as it is pos i sible. GEM THEATRE "Osceo/a's Finest" • Saturday Midnight Show • SUN. • MON. • TUES. October8-9-10-ll Paramount present* HUMPHREY BOCART ALDO PETER RAY USTINOV JOAN BENNETT • BASIL RATHBONE' LEO 6 CARROLL .„.,„. »AT OUGSAN • o.™* H MiCHAEL CURTIZ . .jjk .OOUOAU • '•••' •' • '•" " "—' """" r - S3 Try a Texaco Service Station First Call Us For Your Cotton Picker and Spindle Oils We can supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL Wt Mntr anrwnw in Mwms/ppi County BOB LOGAN YOUR TIXACO MAN Blytheville Phone 3-3391 JHntr Phone 2421 inches at Buffalo. Some I'.'i inches of rain fell in outlying sections of Detroit yesterday in 45 minutes, causing flash floods. Detroit Street Railways officials, said the floods caused the city's worst traffic tieup. Skies were clear to partly cloudy over the Southenst and from the plains westward to the const. There was a little Warming in the eastern section of the country east of the Mississippi River. Temperatures this morning were in the 60s and 70s. Beer Drinkers Absent ORLANDO, Fla. tfP) — Beer was everywhere—hundreds of cans am bottles strewn over the highway and surrounding marshland after a big truck overturned in a ditch. But it didn't attract a-crowd. In fact, no one came for more than an hour to help get driver Harold R. Arnett out of the cab. where he was trapped. He was not hurt. 'Human Traffic 1 Contracts Ended TOKYO ffl — Japan's Supreme . Court today banned the country's' notorious "human traffic" labor | contracts which keep thousands of girls .n virtual slavery. ruled that anyone younger than 18 working on advanced wages may quit without repaying the advance. Unscrupulous money lenders for centuries have used the advance wages system to encourage needy farmers to sell their daughters into prostitution. Sons also were purchased. In the case, an impoverished Shi- koku Island farmer received 40,000 yen ($111 > from a restaurant in 1950 and signed a contract to let his 16-year-old daughter work as a waitress for an indefinite period., until the advance was repaid. That was typical. The girl usually got no salary, except tips from patrons. The farmer's daughter fled the restaurant six months later. The proprietor sued for repayment of the advance. The Supreme Court upheld a District Court verdict rejecting the suit on the ground that "one cannot ask for repayment of an advance for an illegal contract." First Male Member of Army Nurse Corps Is Commissioned Three Job Man TRENTON, N. J. (W — Ben W. Rounds earned a master's degree in music theory the hard way—while holding two jobs that had nothing to do with music. The 42-year-old musician is a mail clerk at the capitol and drives a cab at night. He earned the degree at the Uni- versit yof Pennsylvania by studying part-time for six years and writing a 100-page thesis on Johann Sebastain Bach. NEW YORK (/P>—The Army has commissioned the first male nurse in its history. He is former Pvt. Edward L. T. Lyon, 25. of Kings Park. N.Y., sworn in yesterday as a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. Lyon, 6 feet 5 and weighing 185 pounds, already is a registered nurse. For a time he was head nurse of surgical and psychiatric wards at Kings Park General Hospital and anesthetist at Nassau Hospital, Mineola, N.Y. Previously only female nurses were commissioned, although some enlisted men have served in the Nurse Corps, Lyons joins some 3,600 commissioned women in the corps. Legislation sponsored by Rep. Frances Bolton R-Ohio and passed by Congress this year enabled Lyon to get the commission. It climaxed a 14-year fight by, professional nursing societies to obtain for male registered nurses equal status with women in the Army. Brig. Gen. Harold W. Glattly, first Army surgeon, said that men trained in nursing are vital for«service in the front lines and in small isolated stations where women can- /ssues Self License OKLAHOMA CITY l.-fl — Giles K Ratcliffe, deputy court clerk here took matters into his own hands yesterday. He issued a marriage license to himself. He and Kathryn Altmiller will be married Saturday In 1620, Peregrine White, firs white child born in New England was born on board the Mayflower in Cape Cod harbor. Owing to the narrow channel connecting- it with the ocean, the Mediterranean Sea is virtually tideless. FOR SALE 620 Acres of Good Farm Land Located on U.S. 61 Highway near Hayti, Mo. PRICED TO SELL! Cloyd Handley PHONE 1473W1 Carufhcrsville, Missouri not be sent. Lyon, who is unmarried, will go to. Ft. Sam Houston, Tex., for the six-week Army basic nurses course and then will be assigned to a general hospital. , Whalt Not Needed LOS ANGELES (A — Perfumt manufacturers no longer must depend on the whim of the whale, i Swiss manufacturer said yesterday. Andre Plrmenich of Geneva told of the development of synthetic ambergris by the chemical firm in which he Is a partner. Ambergris, a secretion of a whale is an important ingredient in perfume mam>- facture. pi There is a world of thrills and excitement in handling the big guns of the U. S. Artillery. The U. S. Artillery is world renowned for its' skill and combat success. There is a place for you as a member of a Reserve Artillery Unit here in your home town. Contact your Unit commander today for complete details. YOUR MILITARY FUTURE Reserve enlistment is especially attractive to high school students between the ages of 17 and 181/2. Your Unit commander has complete details I about the new Reserve Forces Act of 1955 which enables you to enlist for 8 years in the Army Reserve, spend only 6 BATTERY "B" 797TH FIELD ARTILLERY BN. Captain William D. Tommey 717 Hardiu St. Telephone PO 2-2858 Blytheville, Ark. months on active duty and become draft exempt. Finish your civilian education without interruption and serve with pay in the Army Reserve right in or near your hem* town. There is an opportunity for you in the Army Reserve. People oflnherent Good Taste 9* MORE from GLENMORE MORE tele.. MORE quality... MORE enjoyment... fvf-ry drop dttlilted and boltlfd by GLENMOKE DISTILLERIES COMPANY Louisville, Kentucky So It Doesn't Affect You? This unretouched photograph shows an employee of the City of San Diego, wilh the protective suit and air hose necessary when adding fluorides to that City's water supply. The label on the haw warns the contents are a poison and gives the warning the contents may be fatal if inhaled or swallowed. It also plainly disclaims any responsibility for poisoning to anyone handling it. Mr. rj. E. Worth, assistant sanitary engineer of the Stale Board of Health of Wisconsin, is quoted as saying: "Severe erosion at the point of installation was ever present, however, reiiuiriiift weekly replacement of fittings." (Page 21. Hearings H. B. 2311, May, 1954). What about the new car or home? But you and I cannot replace our internal fit- lings very well. If the old ticker stops, you will not get much comfort out of the remark of your frrends: "He had a nice set of teeth!" Sometimes you Will need new internal fittings from an accumulation of poison, hut once your heart, liver, kidneys and intestine are gone, the odds are against your getting any more. Then suppose the guy at the feeder goes off his rocker, or even gets peeved, and g/ves us an overdose. It would be too late before you learned of this to protect yourself and family. Better think for yourself this time, folks! COMMITTEE AGAINST FLUORIDATION Frank C. Douglas, Chairman G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. FUEL OIL A ) Sell That Stuff Phone 2-2089 Visit Conny's Cofttca Service, A»*» fc Division CERAMIC TILE For Bathroom Walls & Floors FREE ESTIMATES F.H.A. Terms WALKER TILE CO. 10(1 E. D»ri« Ph. 3-K93S

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