The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1948 · Page 5
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April 12, 1948

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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^MONDAY, A PHIL 12, 1S4S State's PolilicaT Fever Runs High Laney's Withdrawal Brings Candidates Out Into the Open LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 12. (UP)—The confused Arkansas voter was assured a wide selection of cnn- rtlda(«s in several races todav with the promise of more, to come "before the April 28 mine deadline, In state-wide contests a pnrtlculnr baliot-scralclier «iay choose from seven in Hie governor's race at the present time; two in the U. S. senator's race; three for secretary of state; and two in the campaigns for attorney general and associate justice of the supreme court. Before the filing fee is tine more opposition probably will develop— and some of the announced candidates may drop out. Tiie battle royal for governor became more crowded over the weekend when fiery Sid McMath of Hot Springs announced he wa.s playing for keeps. In n prepared statement the Garland County G-I prosecutor listed highways and education as top Ar- Kansas problems and promptly I- 1 cdecd lo cio something about them. McMnlh's statement followed similar announcements by Ally. Gen. Guy Williams and former St. Francis County Judge Charles Fleming. It followed by only one day Gov. Ben Laney's emphatic "no" to a draft notice. , Thompson May Klin Others in (he packed arena include James Mackrell, Little Rock ! radio evangelist: John Lonsdale of Lonsdalc; and James Merrill of McGehee. It ivas reported today that Internal Revenue Collector Horace Thompson, formerly of Blythcville. would resign this week to enter the campaign while former attorney Gen. Jack Holt, James Malone of Lonoke, former Lieut. Gov. Bob Bailey and J. Wesley Sampler of Rogers are known to be considering the race. At present Hen. John L. McClcI- lan of Camcien is op|X>sed by J. Rosser Vcnable of North Little Rock. In other state contests veteran politician c. G. (Crip) flail is eyeing two candidates for his secretary of state's job. They are Dibrcll W. Palmer of Conway and w. B. Hol- nian of Little Rock. And former Assistant Ally. Gen. lke Murry saw his dream of an uncontested campaign explode Satin- day when Millard Alford of Little Rock said he would run for attorney general. Associate Justice J. S. Holt had received earlier competition and now friends of Waller L. Pope, assistant U. S. district attorney say he will oppose Holt. Other constitutional officers have fllcd for re-election and are unopposed at this time. Par-flow Asks Promotion In district races in which Mississippi County voters have a direct Interest. H. G. Partlow of Blytheville. deputy prosecuting attorney in the Second District, is a candidate , .to succeed James Hale of Marion Chancellor Francis Cherry of .lonesboro. Twelfth District, has announced for re-election. Neither of the circuit judges. Zal B. Harrison of Blytheville, or Charles-W. Light of Paragould in the Second District are up for re-election this. year. Both were elected two years ago and the judges serve four-year lerms. State Sen. .1. Lee Bcarden of Manila, serving the 30th District f.Mis- sissippi County) was elected two years ago to serve a four-year term and will not be required to seek re-election this Summer Congressman E. c. Cachings of West Memphihs. serving the First Arkansas District in Congress, is a candidate for re-election. , In district races chief interest apparently will be in the Fourth Congressional District, where five men have filed for R C p. Facljo Cravens' seat, and al least seven Have announced. Ill only one conces- sional district-She Fifth-has" the I incumbent received opposition George Freeman of Oznrk lias filed against Brooks Hays of Little Rock To Fill Two Vacancies Only two circuit judsc posts are lo be filled this year, both because of deaths. In the First District Elmo BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS' Proposed Liner Will Be Queen of American Fleet Sixth nock rcnce Of District Guv Ansler of Little filed after the deitn of , - w Amen. ««"»«"«>"'.'«- j the ten chance,, po.sts ,„ bo ' ' v, r counties will attract more - l»-» s ««.tin K attornevs have than the others. mchca.ed ,,,ey will seek re-election Apparenily a turn-over Stassen, Dewey ContinueAppeals Seven Seek Heavy Nebraska Farm Vote In Tuesday Primary By ftsiyliinl P. r.odnln '"KM I'rrMi staff (»irr«i><»iili>nt OMAHA. Neb.. April la [ijpi _ IlnroW E. StiLwn nnri r.nv. Thomas B. Uewpy uiakp lust minute poifonul Nebraska voters 1,1 the sialo's"froe' for-all Republican presidential pri- Bui Sen. Robert A. T.ifl's s,,pp n ,l- frs daiimxl Ul<- eleetlon is relatively unimportant lo him. Tl.e Ohio..,, iched only (m transcriptions of his pnst speeches lo remind voters of Him on Ihe, eve nf the prlimnv. Follower. 1 , of Clou. noliBlax Mill Arthur wore active today ami ninny went m the air in his hehnir. Dnvey. Sl;i.-.scn unrt Tn(l linvc jvnsrrl aficicsslve c.nnjnilKns njl.l Miu'Aiituir's, iv.cn have striven In ! pill lilin over the lop. Three oilier candldnle's lliiino.s »r<> entered lm - . Intrrcsljllicy have not eiiin|>ni K neil The In the ' must run .Imvo Mild ihev seek 18 JOUR CAR'S VALVES £ IF INSPECTION SHOWS THE WORK IS NEEDED LOOK AT THIS LINE-UP SPECUl TOOIS TO SPEED THE JOB EXPEBIENCfD MECHANICS WHO KNOW THEIR BUSINESS SKIllED SUPERVISION TO ASSURE HIGH STANDARDS S«« U« For Alt Engin. Work SERVICI IS BEST FOR YOUR CAR ^REGARDLESS OF MAKE SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY 119 West Ash districts. Probably 19-ta Senate limy w e.xpctlcd. To j re-election' ami ih're'e 'of''ihos" \'\u?. dnte. only llvo. of 1R scnntors who ' niiig are opposed. passlvs c^ncllclate* are Sen. Arthur Vandenbern of Mtclilrjan, Qnv. Knil Warren of Colifouil.i mid Moirw Spouker Jo.«:i)h Mnrlin ol Massii- t'husell. 1 :, Slas.sej> iind Dewey piodicled Ihrv would eomr. <>iu on toj> Umuirniw bill both aoinillcd they exporter! a i-losi: vote. S*'n, Iluiih Iluiler. II. N'eb., leader of the Mule's Tint :'oive.v. «•:« conlidont Hie OJiio.iu would win. .su.'iso.n will fly here to nuike » personal apijeaninre and raillo jul- dre.vs tonight. Dewey's speech was iiiitiouwklc niirt a powerful Oinnlm Mntloii thiinderoit it ni'ioss the pml- rie.i to Ihe hinn folk who niukc up :i iji'cut share of the slule'a vuinii> Mienmh. Kurin Vuti'ji SiniKhl Tlw Ininscripllotis o| Tuft 1 .; K|)'Jcchcs bliiird from radios ihrotiitlioiil- tlie day und wore srlied- uled to eonlhuic lonl^hl, "Vail. SCnfsttn nnd I)e\voy dlreei- eil must of tholr cniupalKn s]ieeehc.s Ui the heiivy Nebniskn farm vnlr-. l.i'oinisinK to insure faruu'is n hiiv share of (ho national iiu'iiino lliroiiiili purity prices, hluh iirodui-- llon nnd fedenil aid. All expressed lliolr stl|)|>tirl lo t!v.' Pick-Sloan plan for state-controlled development of l|io Missouri nivin' Valley'.', ivsimrces IhrouRh flood coiitrol, sy;; conservation and erei;- tlon of power iilnnt.s. Siiijiscu noes Into the |>rlin»rv with Ihe pr.vsll^e of his nvvteiiiiii victory in l;isl tt'cek's Wlsi'onsin pri- nuiry. He won 10 deh'nnli's ihere t.i fo]~ MiieArlhur and uoiie for K1VTC Oewey. T»R was not, entered mid ' tomorrows balloting will mnrk irn lirsl Lest ol strength between the Jour lop candidate*. Tiie Nebraska primary will be (.hi llrst rciil toil of the relative strength of oveiy possible, candidate for the Republican pretidentt&L President Truman ijs the only «. try In Ihe Denvocr«tlc preferential primary. Nearly 8,1)00,000 person* * hav* completed courses In R*d ~Cro«« Hist aid xucceufully »lnc« int. MOM Get it "* from General Contract Purchase Corp. 122 \Vt'«l Ash Sl Blylheville. Ark. 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