The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 1, 1954 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COtfftrETft PAGE THREE RUN'NERUP FLOAT — The Blytheville Bandmothers 1 float, prize in the float competition In yesterday's Cotton Picking IN THIRD PLACE — Selected as third place winner among: by the Rebckah Lodge. It was built around following the theme of "Cotton Magic", was awarded second Contest parade. (Courier, News Photo) the floats ill the Cotton Picking Contest parade was Una entry ton Support! Polio." (Courier New» Photo) ™ \w ~ * * ~*?r v '-H | £5 .3 .t m.}, -S,. -t& tht them* "Co*- CAUGHT BY COTTON COI'S — H. C. Blrmkenship found himself in the clutches of two "Cotton Cops" for failure to wear some Hem of cotton apparel during the National Cotton Picking Contest. The "cops" are Carmen Gary ileft' and Martha Ann Hill. (Courier Xews Photo) Key Campaign Trends California Politics Loud This Year tiDITOR'S NOTK — This is anollicr of .several stories by roving* Associated Press political reporters analyzing the campaign In key stales. By MORRIE LANDSBERG SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — No matter where you look in this thousand - mile - long stajA the big fact about the Iflo^lection is that party politics has come back — with a loud bang — to California. There is more noUe largely because more Democratic candidates a T c going into November balloting than ever before. And in a state where "nonpartisanship" was the .successful vogue for years under the primary ' cross-filing system which permits a candidate to seek both party , nominations, candidates are beinu i forced to choose siocs—for ov ' a^amM the Eisenhower administration, for or against state plat- . forms. j "Vole Democratic:!" the bill- j boards urge, playing down the ; ticket ! hyps dump Warren's successor, Republican G o v. Goodwin J. night, Kuchel. 44. a former stale legislator and state controller, is staking election on "100 per cent" ol President Eisenhower. His oppo- net, Rep. Samuel VV. Yorty. 45 on Oct. I, is an outspoken critic of the administration and of the 83rd Congress. Knight. 57. lieutenant governor for eight years arcl a Lo.s Angeles county judge for 13. is campaigning vigorously against a political newcomer, 47-ycar-o.ld Richard P. Graves, longtime executive director of the Lcr -uc of California Cities. Of California's 30 U.S. Reprcscn- talivies, 18 of the 19 Republicans and 10 of the 11 Democratic incumbents are seeking re-election. James Roo.scvelt. whose 'JGth District voters nominated him hjindily despite hi.": repudiation by tlv Democratic National Committee, is tabbed ;t shoo-in to succeed Yorty in the 2-to-l Democratic district. The eldest son of the late President was asked lo step out after hi.s wife accused him of infidelities. He denied the charges. Roosevelt is opposed by Republican Theodore R. Owing*,, a less "Don't' lall for blind partisan- (experienced campaigner. ship," pleads A. Ronald Button ol Los Angeles, Republican national The Republicans are more hopeful of toppling Rep. Robert T . Condon of the Gth District. His ip- ponent is John P. Baldwin Jr. .Suine neutral sources believe Confor governor and five other top j don may squeak through in the slate positions, the state legisla- | heavily Democratic and union- conunilteeman. The party resurgence rose out of the results of the June primary lure, 30 scats in Congress and the remaining two years of Vice President Richard M. Nixon's term in the Senate. Party Listed For the first time in 40 years, the primary ballot listed the candidates' political affiliation. And the Democrats, with a 760,000 lead in registration, nominated their first full slate of [he modern era. Most candidates ran on both tickets, however, and Republican incumbents, holding every statewide office except attorney general, entered the fall campaign with a generally heavy advantage in t^e two-party vote, Democratic leaders sny they cjc- pect to pick up three or four seat*, in Congress, perhaps remove Sen. Thorna* H. Kuchel 'R Calif), who wa.« appointed b> lor- ja 900,000 vote marton over mer Gov. Earl Warren, and per- ] Kuchcl's combined vote bettered minded district despite the "security ri.sk" pinned on Aim by the Atomic Energy Commission—unjustly, Condon contends. "There is a real swing to the Democratic party at this moment," says Mrs. Elizabeth Snyder of Los Angeles, new Democratic state chairman. Republicans are not conceding anything. But come arc worried— and saying so—that party apathy may let the Democrats capitalize this, time on their registration edge. The Democrats fftee some prcuy tough figures from the primary. Knight, while losing the Democratic nomination to Grave*,, polled Yoriy's by 640.000. The two Republicans drew heavy Democratic .support, but the two Democrats attracted only a light Republican vote, The primary election brought out 3.184,565, or 56 per cent, of the 5,66-3,688 voters. Election officials look for a C-million registration and a larger turnout Nov. 2. j .Mrs. Snyder. first woman ever 'named to head a major party in California. A dynamic 40-year-old blonde, says it appears certain the Democrats will pick up four Congressional districts: 9lh, generally rated a close one be'ween Republican Rep. J. Arthur Younger and hi.s 1952 opponent, Harold F. Taggart, both of San Matco. 12th — Republican Rep. Oakley Hunter vs. B. F. Sisk, a tire company executive, both of Fresno. Hunter led in Ihe primary with a two-party vote of 49.375 to 46.130. The three-county San Joaquin valley district is 2-1 Democratic. 18th — Republican Rep. Craig Hosmer vs. Joseph M. ennick, botli of Long Beach. 30th — Republican Rep. Bob Wilson, San Dieyo first-termer, vs. retired Rear Adm. Ross T. Mclntirc, the laic President Roosevelt's personal physician. Only I\vo Representatives are certain winners. Democrats Glair Engle of the 2nd District in Northern California and John F. Shelley if San Francisco's 5th won both nominations in the primaries. In 1952, prior to the party designation law, 14 Hou.sc members won both nominations. Most were Republicans. a two-party total of 1,917,591, record for a gubernatorial cnndi- date in the state. HP emerged with Duelers Hit in Purse RICHMOND, Ky. W»i—Two Richmond men who dueled with pistols at close range yesterday suffered or.ly financially. Police Chiel Carl Ncwland said Mack Drivers and James White fired several shots' at each other— less than four paces apart. Both esr.ipui bodily hinm. hut ucre fined $10 and costs for being drunk. TOP BEAUTIKS — Miss Janlcr Bowles of Memphis (center), who was named Queen of the National Cotton Pickii* Contest last mulil. poses with Miss Nancy Terry McCollum (right) of Stuttgart, who won second place, and Miss Nancy Elizabeth Adams ol Mayfirld. Ky.. Hie thud-place winner. (Courier NYus I'luilo) Segregation Forces Triumph in Delaware Nearly 10 per cent of the traffic accident.s arc due .to carciCSfi or Improper slRiials being given by to indicate intention to slop, turn, or slow down. By BILL LOFT US MILFORD, Del. ';?i—Triumphant segregation forces said today the temporary defeat of integration in Milford'.s high school is "the first step toward our ultimate yortl ol making sure that no Negroes attend whito schools in the state." Th'; pro - sogregationsists scored a victory yesterday when a new school board in Miliord announced it wa.s rescinding an order integrating II Negro pupils In the Kith grade of the Lakeview Ave. school "in the best interests ol the pupils in the community." The board's statement did not say whether se»rcg;iU(m v;ns permanent, or only effective for the period until the U.K. Supreme Court hands down its decision on how integration shall be carried out. The president of the Delaware chapter of the National A.ssn, for the Advancement ol Colored Peo-, pie, Wayner P. Jackson, denounced the action as a "shameful, degrading spectacle of our duly consti- tutec' authority fgnominiously surrendering Lo the Illegal actions ot a lawless mob. He said, "We have already begun planning our next legal action." He declined to elaborate. The victory by the pro-segregationists can he attributed to one thing: boycott by white pupils of the .school in which the Negroes were enrolled. The 11 Negroes enrolled on Sept, 7, 1 lor the 10th grade classes. }Ten days later a mass meeting at ; the American Legion hall protested the integration. Afte.' a mass meeting Sept. 20 in the school auditorium the school board was petitioned for the ouster of the 11 Negroes. The board took the pcti- - Don lo the State Board ol Education which said the Milford hoard had a right to enforce integration, but reprimanded it for not consulting with the stale group before carrying out Its program. Tr-e Milford board rc-signed. The I .schools were closed for n week 1 and then reopened last Monday. In the lour d.iy.s this week, attendance at the I. like view Avi.'. .school never rose above onc-lhml ol Uu; 1.5GU enrollment in the elomrnhiry and hifjli .school grades. The buy cott spread to evcral communities. Some parents .said they were afraid of violence while othcr>, said they were opposed to intc-- Kratlon. Both groups kept their children home. Yesterday, a scries of meeting, in Milford climaxed ronl'Tunces bi, Gov. J, Caleb Bo;;[;.s. Who approved the local board's action wji.s unknown and Boyfi.s wa.s una'. inhibit- for comment. Started Industry Bermuda's Easter lily industry owes its eMiibli.shmcjjl Lo .General Ru.ssell Ka-'itinw-s, Civil War vrl- eran, who retired from HIP U. S. Army to live m BermudiJ. wlim* he di.scovC'red Ihe comiiicri-'Uil po.-i- .sibilitie.s of exporting lily bulbs around 1875. Future Soviet Farmers to Be 'Scientists' ; MOSCOW i/i't ~ Uknii club an- i Uiorities expect hiuh school «nul- uales nf the future will become fn. rhusiiistic scientific lanwr.s and ; machine operator.s aurl will stop v.suiting while collar jobs ! A drastic chant;* 1 in the curriculum of 26 schools in the Ukraine, Kuwiitt's vichr&t aKvieuKuvaJ iii'i'», Uik'rs f-fect today. The. program which i.he publication Teachers Guttle calls experimental, extends a similar pt:iu ulrcady bfin^ tried m Ihe bin industrial area.') of Muscov: .Hid Leningrad. It provirh-s th;i! st.ufli'm.s with \ wood records Ihimrjn the M-u-nth ; };];K|C will receive icchiucal M'ain- WINNN1NO WINDOW — Shown herp In the Darling Shop window display which W;IK judged first place winner in the window dr com I ion competition held In conjunction with tha National Cotton Picking Contest. Theme of the display ia "Cotton Round the World." (Courier News Photo) Richard Quine's Is Success Story Straight from Hollywood for 4'. mon- years instead ol I»kint; acad<-mic suljj-ct.s throui/h the Kiln trifle ?«, lierrtotorc, When they complete Iheir courses, they v.ill receive diplomas llsliiiE' ih"m ,ft>, sjiw:ial a.v,ist.ants. to agronomist.';. , veterinarian:;, zoologists, or i-leulri- ! cal technicians. Jn addition to their school train- Priest Comforts Via Telephone By TOM STONE NUERNBERG, Germany «/T- — Germans whose troubles .stuck "p loo high can now reach lor a lei- ; cphonc and gel religious ^mnlort. | The Rev. Pnmz Geors Wart- I burR, a gray-haired Jesuit priest, I started the service hero. It will be I offered soon In other German com- l munitic.s by members ol his Roman • Catholic order, he said, j The 51-year-old priest gets an. average of 20 telephone calls n night from person. 1 : who arc despondent ov rnnfuMHl and who v,iuU spiritum ltd vice. ! "Sonic of them are in real trouble." he said, "and I do all I can to give thnm comfort. There arc others who.sc burdens are not quite j-0 hoavy, but who need someoiv to talk to." A young Gorman telephoned thai hf; was unable to «r:t work and was ' contemplating suicide. I "I tiilked fo him a IntiR tunr- and pleaded with him not to give up hopo," Lhf prie.st .said. "Two (lay.s later UH; you t IK man called bac': ' and said that he had KOI a job and was happy. • j "SomHime.s t!ie callers give tlicir iiiiines, and sometimf.'S tlicy do not. • Their names arc not importnnl. Its • their souls that, count. J "Once in ft v.hilo, when it person- i.-, m really serious trouble, I invite ' him to foine to sec me pci-hon-illy. j But most. tn.sefi are hiiiulled by j phone. "Of course f c-in't hear conlts- sions ovr-r (he telephonf. nor do other ihmns Huit only By BOH THOMAS HOI.LYWOOIi M'J - In 19-12, a .voini'4 actor iiiimeci Richard Quine pinvffi a minor io!e m a movir, 1 c;ilif.-fl "My Sister Kik-rii." Today Colunil)ia is niakinu "My Si.slcr Kitocn" a«:un, and the director is tuinu-d Richurd Qutue. Haino guy. Til is .is one ol (hose success stories that make you believe anybody can do anything if he has Uio will. TfiloiiL help:-,, too. We; fadf! in on a youiiR actor horn Detroit who was seeking hi.s fortune in Ihe bi« city. Ho landed in a Bfoudwuy -luiw. "Very Warm For May", at Id, then dn:w (he part of Friiiik Lippencott in "My Sister Eilr-en" with Shirley Booth. Thai, brought him to Hollywood with ;m MOM contrjict. One of his first films was a. loan- out to Columbia to repeal, as Frank l,ip]>ew;.'jt.i in "My Sihlvv Kik-rn" with Rosalind Russell und Janet Blair. Me continued at MOM ;i>. a juvenile, with time out for the Cofi.-it Guard during tin; war. Flis actinK fortunes didn't thrive alter the war. Hollywood descended into its depression and Dick was dropped by MOM. He decided to .seek other fields. "I never hud been entirely hap- niR, thc> will we,l practical faun or .shop experience during vacations. Three other .schools will train industrial technicians, such as machine operators. The Uknilniiui Council of Ministers said the Knirhmtcs will "be sent to the appioprlate mini.stry to \uirk in accordance with their spy- vialiy." The drop in demand for white collar jobs is expected to result from the added prestige which the new technical assistants will cn- joy. py as an actor." he told me. "Whenever I saw myself on the screen, I always thought, 'if only 1 could tuive told myself what to !do!' " [ With a friend, he wrote, directed and produced a quickie called I"Leather Gloves", which attracted some attention. He turned talent i scout for Columbia. Then he dei eided he needed to know more i about the movie business. So he ; took a job as dialogue director at , SI SO a week. Quite a comedown ' for ;ui actor who had been getting i SI.000 ti week. i Bui iie watched and learned and ! .soon he was ready to ily solo as a ] director. He started with a musical I melange called "Sunny Side of the J Street." and continued with some i Mickey Rooney films that were | low on budget but .'ugh in enter! Uiinmcnl. Recently he CM me through with a sleeper, "Pushover", with Pred MacMurray and Kim Novak. That won him the "Eileen" assignment, i In between Columbia assign- 1 incuts. Dick has managed to knock (out "So Tliis is Paris." a Tony Curtis musical, and the pilot film that sold Mickey Rooney's new TV show. "Hey, Mulligan." He doesn't work on the Rooney show now but j^ets a comfortable check every week for his contribution. I asked Dick if he didn't miss can do. Rut. uf try to help others at» much as i>of.sibie." Jlead Courier Nov-s ClabaUied Adi. I I "Now and then," he admitted. j "But I generally get into my pictures soniL'now. I supplied the fin- fiersnnps for Billy Daniels number I in one of them. And I did tho nar- . , ration in another picture. I got vmld $10 (ov it. Then the screen actors yuild notified me T was $183 in arrears in dues. It cost me $113 to do the narration. Ono of Hollywood's youngest dl| rectors at 33, Quine has Rrowti & imu.-.tachr But he still looks llk« a Juvenile. .

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