The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1948 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1948
Page 12
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BLYTHEVILIJI (ARK.) COUKIM MTWt WEDNESDAY, APRIL T, 194i fiiplianHurb Nad at Truman t- V * * Ocwitor Soys Civil Right* tattl* Aimed At Grttii* Vote* 3, Ts., AprU T, «JP>M. Tuck, in a nation- i broadcast last night, at- pre&ideiit Truman's civil program and charged the was leading the nation to ,„ onal : destruction." Tuck, sponsor of a recent antl- rtiman election trill In the Virginia. beoerel Assembly, said "the so-called clTfl rights program provides the jpede and shovel with which to bury rtrtaaHy every remaining right o thi cities of this union and all th. Individual rights of citizens." He 'shared a half-hour broad cas with Oov! Millard Caldwell of nor Ida Cor. the Mutual network). • Tuck claimed the proposed anil tench law, abolition of the poll ta and segregation and setting up o i fair employment practices act, a are '.'unconstitutional and destruc tfie measures." /'In Virginia," Tuck said, "ther has'not been a death by lynch! n since enactment of a strong ant lynch law In 1936." H« said the pro Sosed federal law "would set tl pattern for the federal governmei I to take over the prosecution anrt sdminiitrat.on of nil criminal law." The governor charged Mr. Truman's civil rights proposals were mere campaign propaganda. "Those vote-chasing pseudo-liberals who arouse feelings of discontent, distrust and antagonism," he salrt, "are the greatest enemies of ^.T * negro They care nothing for the negro, North or South, except to use him as a vehicle for their political preferment. 1 ' War Veterans And Wallace lackers Clash KVANBVnUE, tod,, April 1. (Of) —War veterans and supporters of residential aspirant Henry A. Wai- ace battled last night before the joors of the Evansville coliseum ihert Wallace spoke, The veterans .who were the hall, failed to break up the meeting. Police Detective Marvin Huff said hat no one was Injured seriously in he fight which resulted when the S vtteran pickets tried to keep nyone from entering the building. "There were a few black eyes and some minor scratches," Huff said, •but nothing;serious." Fifty policemen restored order. About 3,500 persons gathered be- ore the building, but only about 600 crossed the picket line* and en- lored the hall which seats J.OOO persons. Catiforniant Visitor* In P. D. Foster Home Mr. »nd Mrs. J. S. McDougal, San Francisco, Calif-, «re visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul D. Foster in Ulytheville. Mrs. Foster and Mrs. McDougal are sisters. Mr. McDougal Is connected with the U. S. Engineers, of San Francisco, and has been doing engineering work for more than 20 years During' the war he worked with Gen. Brehon D. Somervell, In building the Florida canal and was transferred with the UJ9. Engineers to Snn Francisco after the canal was completed, whore he had charge or the mechanical end of building [airo Students Defy Policenien Sympathy Strike Uacs to Violence And 200 Arrests CAIRO. Apr* '• (UF>—Police opened fire on some 500 medical students today when they backed up a strike J»y more than 1,000 order- REPUBLICANS Occttnued From Fate 1. Today, »Rh his triumph assured, said he was "humbly coastal fortifications. political contest are Sen. Robert A. Taft. Ohio, Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg, Mich., Spenker Joseph W. Martin. Jr., Mass., and Oov. Earl Warren of.California. Nebraska will have 15 delegates to the Republican convention. Stassen could Jar the Republican Regulars with a Nebraska showing compB-.-able to his Wisconsin vie tory. Taft as well as Dewey would be set back on their heels if Stassen Ues in a Cairo hospital. The orderlies barricaded themselves on the hospital roof and fought olt for more than an hour the attempts by 900 police lo dislodge them. Finally the police forced their way i», and a number of ijured strikers were carried out. The students, in a building; ne»t to the hospital, threw stones and bottles at the police. Finally the officers fired on them. The hospital strike appeared ID have been broken with the arrest of about JOO orderlies. Five policemen were injured slightly. . The strikers, demanding 'higher pay, quit work at Kasrelainl Hospital on the banks of the Nile and held protest meetings inside the building to voice their complaints. The government sent 500 foot police, 100 mounted police and three fire brigades to break up the sit- down. Strikers climbed to the roof and showered police with boiling water and stones. Police on the ground, pitched te^r gas bombs to the Toot and fired warning shots in the air. The hospital strike broke out one ay after a strike by police themselves during which 32 persons were illed and scores injured in demon- .ratlons in Alexandria. Troops in Syrian Uniforms March Toward Palestine JERUSALEM, April t. (UP)— Troops wearing Syrian army uniforms have awnnned down Into th* Hula plans of North Palestine '.o attack Jewish settlements, official sources reported today. Reports from Northeast Palestine said Kaganah forces in .some strength marched all last night to reach '• the 5 liable settlement of Lehovat-Habasham, which appeared certain to foe the center of attack. The Haganah radio today was broadcasting alerts to other settlements in the plains area along 1' Syrian border. The official and private reports of the activity In the North came after the tiny Jewish air force'was reported to have mnde two small scale bombing attacks on Arabs at two points. . G. Tfcompeoit 'o H«od JtcMrv* Office** I>. O. Thompson Jr. of Bljrthevi^Ie u elected president of the 1 Reserve Officer* Association here at a meeting last night m the Jayeee lub room*, Fifth and Main. Mr. Thompson succeed* ' L. O. Pocey Jr. of BlytherlUe. O. C. Drirer f Luxor* was elected vice pre*i ,ent and Gene Bradley of Blythe- ille was named secretary-treasurer. American: Defense and Victory medals were presented to several members. Twenty-fire reserve Army ifflcers attended, the meeting. Russians Give New Version Of Plane Crash BERLIN, April 7. (UP)—Russl charged today that a Billlsh-Sovle air crash over Berlin last 1 Monda was caused by the British plane's "violation of flying regulations." The Russian version of the'crash In which 15 persons were killed The returns from 2,316 precincts gave Stassen's No. 1 candidate for delegate-at-large 155.7TI votes, as compared with 129,906 votes for former Gov. Philip La«Follette, the top mart In.the MarArthur column, and 81,500'for Edward Brown, the leading Dewey man- , In a surprisingly weak showing, De»cy had a chance for only one of the 10 convention, candidates elected from the 10 congressional districts, and that was fading fast. De»ey said at Albany that he still had the koslde track lor the OOP presidential nomination, pointing • out that .he: got New York's 90 delegates yesterday. i Lansing Hpyt, national, chairman of the MacArthur for 'President Club, sud here that'if MacArthur had put In, a personal appearance in Wisconsin before the primary "he would have won the Wisconsin delegation: as a primary testing ground of the senator's strength outside his home state, , Stassen will have another shot at Dewey in the May 21 Oregon primary. On May 4 he will contest Tafl aldsmesds eontsst, m tbs Beootvl Wart the Mel vote to the erkf arks race was m Vesa Teisls fcy Wards Sir. Hallo carried each of the ci- y's three wards by large majorities. The vote in the clerk's race by wards ollon: Tint eeoond Third Total Ifalia Ml KH iM «M Mr. Knew 141 M M 3M The vote by wards in the other phases of the election follow! ELECTION fnm Pa«e t posal by the City, Council now will ;o into County Court for final ae- ion and there the re*idents^>f the outlying areas will have an opportunity to be heard for or against the extension of the city's bourf- darl&s. Population in the areas to be annexed ha* been estimated ai approximately 4,000. The original annexation proposal called for inclusion of the formei army air base, over which the city now has control by a grant from the federal government, but thl erea was excluded from the pro gram In a second ordinance: J. Graham Sudbury was re-elect ed municipal Judge' in yesterday' balloting without opposition. Als re-elected without opposition: were Percy A. Wright, city attorney; Jorlle N.ilicrs as alderman In the M per eent« tceelpU aomprlMd o< oom. Opening trade active and prlbei steady to strong on steers and heifers; medium to good steers Z4-27.25; most light weight heifers and mixed yearlings 36-27; cows op- eeed sieedy, but showtof a tendency to slowness. Ball* and >salefs steady; medium to food MUM«* bulls 31-22.50; good beef bulU to 23; good and choice' vealera 23-M; common and medium 15-M. For Iteian an Krst Second Third Total Against *(x test Aralnst US 1» il }M M 273 7«0 MB XT 10* Ts* MS 39* 101 3* AOMCaliGB For 31S 34s I'M 841 I Against 44 X U 101 The Mississippi'County Board of Election Commissioners will meet, ater this week to certify the returns in the city election here, and in Osceola., ' Action is expected soon by the City Council leading to the purchase and Installation of parking meters in the congested business area on Main Street as a means of relieving an acute parking problem. Parking privileges then will cost molorisU at the rate of live cents per hour, or one cent for 12 minutes if they expect to use th* parking area less than an hour. Livestock said the Russian fighter the British airliner and \*,r-oM«j> of "hart One was the Second Ward, and two because of uaa . _ li account said the *4egro in Osceola Is Under Arrest For Theft of Auto Eddie Hugh Harris, Negro of Osceola, is in the county jail in Osceola today awaiting trial on charges of car theft following his arrest In St. Genevieve, Mo., Monday. •• • "• • "* Harris is alleged to have stolen a 1941 Buick sedan belonging to Ira Ells of Osceola, from its park- Ing place on an Osceola street, Saturday night. Mr. Mils told officers that' he went to a'carnival which was in Osceola and lelt It parked on a nearby street. The car was recovered in St. Qenevleve Monday. Harris was returned to Mississippi County yesterday by Deputy Sheriff Holland Alken and State Policeman C. E. Montgomery. British buzzed crashed Into piloting." The agency Russian plane was struck,from the rear by the British airliner. British headquarters rejected the Russian explanation. A formal statement said the "facts In themselves show that the Soviet story is probably untrue." It said the British view was that the facts could not be established until an inquiry |was finished. j Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery,' meanwhile, returned to London from his Berlin visit and told I reporters he -had a private talk: last night with, the Soviet com- J minder Marshal Vasslly Sokolov-1 sky. Montgomery said they talked about the weather and the British , budget. - ! as alderman in the Third Ward. Only three absentee votes were cast at the county clerk's .office. "» '» £or race . ani for three other city-wide Issues on ballot. Voting was heaviest in the Second Ward in spire of the three-way aldermanic race in the First Ward where 389 votes were reported in the city clerk's race, and 382 in the ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, April 7. (UP)—Livestock: Hogs receipts 7,'!00; salable 7,500. Compared with • 10,500 yesterday. Active; 180 Ibs up and sows *1 to »1.25 higher; lighter weights. 50c to 11.25 mostly 7Sc to »1 higher. Bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs. 22-22.75; top 23.76 freely for 180240 Ibs 240-270 IDS 20.50-22.25; 270300 Ibs 19-20.75; 300-350 Ibs 18.251955; 160-170 ID*'21-50-22.25; 130150 Ibe 18-21.25; 100-120 Ibs 1418.15; sows 450 Ibs down 17.50-18. •-Cattle receipt* 4,000; salable 2,000; calves 1,100, all salable. Steers making up liberal proportion of supply; 20 loads on sale, with about Dewey's Chances Hart .WASHINGTON, April 1. (UP)— Oov, Thomas K. Dewey's campaign tor the Republican, presidential nomination was hurt perhaps fatally ,today by returns from Wisconsin's, preferential primary. . The New Yorlc governor is assured ot a big block of delegates from other states to the Republican national convention. But Wisconsin, which Jet-propelled DeVey toward <the presidential nomination in 1944, let him down badly In yesterday's ' •voting. <- Dewey. ran last in a three-man "contest' for Wisconsin convention delegate*. Harold E. Stassen won .-and'became the unpredictable fac- 'tor in Republican pre-convcnUon ! politics Stassen's was a spectacular triumph. <3«n. Douglas MacArthuv placed second. The man of Bataan .ran behind expectations. His presidential stock is slumping today. So •Is the idea, that military glamor Is sure shot voter bait. Wisconsin voter bait. : Wisconsin voters were not greatly impressed by the fact "MacArthur was a native son. lj - Three to Compete Again ' These three meet again next week. •on tne Nebraska primary battlefield Also entered in that frce-Ior-ail n Ohio. That is an invasion avorite son territory, which Tatt must defeat if he Is to avoid a po- Itical brack eye. Whatever Stassen's political : ure may be he is today the man vho can do the most damage to Taft and Dewey. But the conven len might turn to Speaker Mar ,in or to Sen. Vandenberg H th ;wo leaders are eliminated. Damage to Dewey's presidents. aspirations was more in loss ol pies tlge than of Wisconsin delegate*, j ,; , . . . • It was the second Jolting Mow | Report Irom the Air Base Red against the New Yorker. First was the slump in President Truman's political standing which makes it reasonable to believe 'that almost any Republican could carry New York state next November. Legionnaires Meet A weekly'business meeting of Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion was held last night to the Legion Hut. . . Real Estate, Business, Farm and Auto F. H. A. and G. I. Loan* on New and Existing Home* LOANS For buying-, refinanelur, bnlldiny, remodeling. Farm lands and Auto loans. Quick Service. UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY 1M S. 1st—Inxram BWjc.—Ground Floor Phone 511 A. F. 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