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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 4, 1954
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FAGB THREE Key Campaign Trends Taft's Voice Still Echoes in Ohio EDITOR'S NOTE — Thlt l> another of several stories by rovin? Associated Tress report* ers analyzing Jhe campaign In ( key states. By DON WHITEHEAD COLUMBUS, Ohio 'API — Sen. Robert A. Taft has been dead for 14 months but the dry, Midwestern twang of his voice still echoes across this state today in the bitter political campaign being waged for control of Congress. It is almost as if Taft himself were taking part in the fight, helping to shape the arguments and issues and the emotional contest. The weight of his influence is being felt through the followers he left behind him and their, conservative political philosophy which may or may not accurately reflect the thinking of Taft. Oddly enough, while Taft seemed able to put his presidential disappointments behind him and to emerge as President Eisenhower's, staunch supporter, a number of his followers haven't been able to do it. Many of them aren't reconciled yet to "that man Eisenhower," to his policies, and to the loss of Taft's leadership. Taft was known as an "organization man" but some of those he spoke for are making it more difficult for a Republican candidate to be elected. The reason lies in the inertia in the Taft wing: of the Republican party, an inertia that is an acknowledged problem of those trying to get Rep. George H. Bender elected to the Senate seat held so long by Taft. One Republican leader who is working hard in the campaign said: I ''The world has moved 'on since (Bob Taft's passing. We've got to face the facts of life in which we are dealing with new personalities and new problems in our party. Too many of the Taft people still are living in a dream world, thinking: of what would have been done if Tafl had been here. "The truth is that Taft would have been right- out there fighting for Eisenhower and what he's trying to do. We've got to quit griping about the small parts of the Eisenhower program we don't like—and IOOK at over-all program, which is good." GOP State Chiirman Rny Bliss readily says that one of his big problems is to get the Tall-Eisenhower wings of the party meshed into a unit which will push hard for a Bender victory over the Democratic nominee, Sen. Thomas A. Burke of Cleveland. Burke wns named by Democratic Gov. Prank Lansche Oct. 12, 1953, to succeed Taft until the general election. The Nov. 2 election is lor the remain- Ing two years of the raft term. Bliss said in an interview he should have had his campaign organization rolling as far back as last February, but that the primary fight between Bender and William Saxbe of Mechanicsburg for the nomination delayed things. "Now the trick is to tie the party together and get the Taft people into the light," Bliss said. "We're making progress. I've been able to do more in the .past week than in the previous two months and our situation is looking good. "Some of our people who d!,dn't think Bender had a chance two months ago now say he's a certain winner. The winning psychology is .t work." The key to the Bender-Burke contest may well lie in Cuyahoga (Cleveland) County, which casts about one fifth of the state's total vote. Both Burke and Bender come from the Cleveland district. Eugene H. Hanhart. Democratic state chairman, said: "The race could be decided by i.he workers' and fanners' pocketbooks. The average person is bound to be influenced by the size of his take-home pay, and the take- home pay has dropped. Farm prices have dropped and the .workers aren't getting the overtime pay they once did. while a good many of them are out of work or work- Ing only three or four days a week. This situation is working in our favor." At this stage, the Bender-Burke race looks like a ding-dong fight with sideline opinion appearing to favor Bender slightly in a jungle of unknosvn factors that might swing the election In either direction. Both sides are "running scared" and aren't inclined to make any sweeping victory claims. Better Known Bender's name is belter known throughout the state than Burke's. He has made his name known to the voters in his former campaigns for the office of representative-at- large, a post since abolished. Bender now represents the 23rd District in Cuyahoga County outside of Cleveland. Also. Bender's name and face became familiar to onioans as the cheer leader and song master for Taft at the 1952 GOP National Convention. Whether he won or lost friends by his television antics is a debatable point, but at least many voters know him. Bender is working hard to get the support, of both the liberal and conservative wings of his party. He is campaigning as an Eisenhower supporter with the reservation that he's no "coattail rider or yes man." "I've been for what Eisenhower stands for for years," Bender said in an interview. "I'm no reactionary or me-too candidate and I didn't have to do a flip-flop lo support Ike. I go for Elsenhower's philosophy of being liberal in matters dealing with human rights and being conservative in economic affairs." On the other side. Burke is best known in Clevelasd, where he was mayor until he accepted the short- term Senate appointment. He has been a good vote getter in his home town, but just how far this popularity extends Into Ihe state is a question. Burke is working hard to make his name better known throughout the slate, particularly in Southern Ohio, where he hopes to offset Bender's expected strength. Some think he might do it with a strong Democratic vote in Dayton. 'The situation looks good," Burke said during a swing through the downstate area. ( "I would sny unemployment in the state is the big issue. It's true that unemployment may b« no worse than it was in 1948 during the Truman Administration, but that's not much of an argument for the Republicans in influencing the man who's out of a job right now." Another thing in Burke's favor is that he will be running alongside Gov. Frank J. Lnusche, the popular Democratic governor, who is seeking an unprecedented fifth term. Lausche's opponent Is State Auditor James A. Rhodes, former Columbus mayor. In the House races, some veteran observers say they wouldn't be surprised if there should be no net change in '.he House delegation which Is now composed of 10 Republicans, 5 Democrats, 1 Independent and 1 vacancy. The Democrats are inclined, however, to be considerably more optimistic than the Republicans In predicting House gains because they claim a strong Democratic trend has set in. Soviet Needs Good June-Moon-Spoon Love Song MOSCOW HI—One of the things tiie Soviet Union appears to need is a good June-moon-spoon love song. Even ardent Communists now admit that youth here can't gel a "cardial feeling" (heart beat, this means i on song lyrics sounding like this: "Motors are roaring . . . Conveyor belts carry up piles of bricks . . . And this conveyor method means faster building." How'd you like to swing and sway your baby to that? The inadequacy of Soviet popu- lar songs recently got a going- over in Komsomol Pravda, official newspaper of the Communist Youth League. It says that this business of singing a love song to a tractor underneath the harvest moon is off key. A. Bocharov, who signed this article in Komsomol Pravda, has his say under the title "The Poet iind the Song": "Song and youth are inseparable . . . but during recent times there has not been written a song which could unite the heroics of our mod- JOINER NEWS By EDNA BROWN Mr. and Mrs. Blythe Clark of Frenchman's Bayou drove to Hot Springs over the week end to visit his father, Roj Clark, who is a patient there in the St. Joseph's Hospital. They report that his condition is unchanged. Mrs. Jack Sazma and daughter Linda of Memphis spent Monday with her brother, Blythe Clark, and Mrs. Clark. Mr. and Mrs. Jolnmle Earl have moved to their new home in Frenchman's Bayou from Osceola. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Patterson, Jr., spent last week end at Kosciusko, Miss, visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Patterson, Sr. His father accompanied them home for a week's visit. Dr. Charles Pack and Dr. Glenn Williams of Memphis were in the Joiner area Wednesday hunting. They were guests of the Henry Woods. The Young Adults Class of the Methodist Church in Joiner will sponsor a turkey supper, tomorrow. This is an annual event and the proceeds will go into their general fund. The plates will be 51 for fire Destroys Plush Club GALVESTON, Tex. \ff) — Fire practically destroyed this island city's plush .beachfront club, the Balinese Room, before dawn yesterday. Fire Marshal J. C. Kelso put damage at $150,000 to 5200,000. ern labor, and the romantics of young dreams and the sincerity of cardial feelings. . . . "But we have felt the need for a song which could resound with Vhe same success at a meeting, at a Communist party demonstration, at a table among friends, even when a person is in solitude. , . ." Bocharov goes on to cite a song which in his opinion does not fill the bill. It is called "Young Cities" and -tliis is the one about the motors roaring, conveyor belts carrying up bricks, etc. He demands: "Does the man who \vrote this song seriously think that youth will sing it?" adults and 50 cents for children. They will begin serving at G o'clock, There will be a softball game at Wilson tonight between the Masons and Eastern Stars. The Masons are to be dressed as women and the Eastern Stars as men. The proceeds from this game will go into the fund for religious education, home for the aged and the cancer fund. Mrs. Bob Douglas left Friday for San Antonio, Texas, to visit her husband. She and Mrs. Flora Douglas were in Jonesboro last week end visiting relatives. Bladder'Weakness' If worried by too frequent, burning or Itchfnc urination. Getting Up NUht»- Biekache. Pressure over Bladder, or Strong Cloudy Urine, due to common Kicnev aiia Bladder Irritation, try CYSTEX for quick, gitilfvlnz. comforting help, 900 million OYSTEX tablets used in put 25 yean prove safety and success. Ast druggist for CYSTEX under money-hue!: guarantee. See how much belter you leel tomorrow. Church Warms Up DALLAS i/Pt — Things got warm when they burned the mortgage on the Eagle Ford Baptist Church yesterday. Seconds before the Rev. W. L. Harrold put a match to the mortgage, the air conditioning system burned out. This left the congregation sweltering. Announced Harrold: , "Satan just didn't want us to get comfortable in here." He was answered by a loud "amen" from the audience. BEWARE! COUGHS FROM COMMON COLDS THAT HANG ON Chronic bronchitis may develop if your cough, chest cold, or acute bronchitis is not treated and you cannot afford to taVc a chance With any medicine less potent than Crcomulsion. U poei into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Crcomulsion blends beech wood creosote by special process with other time-tested medicines for coughs. It coniains no narcotics. Get a large bottle of Creomutsion at your drug store. Use it all as directed. Crcomulsion is guaranteed to please you or druggist refunds money. Adv. New Pension Plan Announced LOS ANGELES I* 1 !— A new pension plan covering 18,000 workers In the motion picture industry will go into effect Oct. 24, labor and management, spokesmen said today. Negotiations for the plan have been set for Jan. 1, 1960, to allow time for a fund to accumulate. It will be open lo workers who 1 live reached a minimum age of 65 and qualify as having worked 20 years in the Industry. Payments have been set at $20 a month but directors said it mny be changed "when sound actuarial evaluation of the fund permits." Five Die in Wreck CORSICANA, Tex. Ml—Five persons died in a car collision five miles south of here yesterday. The victims were G. .W. Melton, 61, and Thomas Edward Carroll. 59, both of Corsfcana; and Myrtle Carter Flic, 38. Ruth Wadley, 35, and Charley Mae Wadley, 10 months, all of Dallas. Doris Hammond, 21, of Dallas was critically hurt. Melton and Carrol were in a car LITTLl LIZ— U'*> anxuing how many fellow?, nx)ke the mistake of giving a girl o ring before they get her number. JP, Wife Shot Down While Entering Church PALMERTON. PH. Itf- A justice of the peace and his wife were shot down last night as they were entering a church where they sang in the choir. The assailant fled while n crowd of youths, including the couple's 16-year-old son, chased him. The victims were Matthew Daueker. 38, and his wife, Mildred. 36. A witness, the Rev. Milton E. Deuerline, pastor of the Trimly Evangelical Congregational Church to which the dead couple belonged, sniri the i\sst\Unm WAS standing "within three feet" of Mrs. Daneker when he fired a pistol. A single bullet struck her in the chest. She \vfts pronounced dciui on arrival at Palmerton Hospital. The pastor said as Dancker grappled with the man for the weapon several shots \vcve lived and Daneker fell. He died at the hospital without regaining" consciousness. Police said they were seeking Daniel Falcone. 48, a shirt factory worker, for questioning in connection with the shooting'. Arrest Sheds Pete the python i.i. r To Find Himself Light on Spy Ring in France Returns to Zoo a Great Hero Journalist Who Was Middleman Nabbed in Flight PARIS f.f 1 —Police int'oniuuil.s snv (he route 1 Kroiu'li clci' sorrels trnveled to the Cmmmmisl.s is coining 1 to lljfht its n result of flu 1 tu'resi of Red JouninlLsi Andre t Caruthersvilte News By SONNY SANDERS Mr. and Mrs. Carl Williams attended a banker's convention at Sikeston, Mo., Monday night. As their guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Buchanan. Mrs. Sam J. Corbetl, Sr., entered St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis Sunday afternoon. She underwent RU operation Monday and is reported in good condition. Mr. and Mrs. Chct Henson, ol Chicago. III., arrived here Saturday night lor a week's visit at the home of Mrs. Hcnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Guiltier. Mrs. Ed Gnither left Sunday for Albuquerque. N. M.. where she will make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Watson, Jr. Mr. Gaither will Join them within a few months. Mr. and Mrs.. Earl HudKins returned home Wednesday night of last week from a two-week vacation. They visited their son. Bob, and his family in Phoenix, Ariz., and also toured Mexico. Miss Jewel Lewis of Braggadocio spent the first three days of this week In Nashville, Tcnn. Bnnmes. Nabbed in Eastern France Saturday :;.•; he tried 'o flee on u woman's red bicycle to Switzerland. Burane.s \vas churned tor- mally yesterday with endangering the .security ol the .state. Police sources said the jouvmvl- tst had confessed to boiny ihu chief middleman in the transmission to the Communists of secret information, on meetings of the Nuiiomil Defense Council. Though the lea** began during the government of former Premier Joseph Lixuk'l, the tuvor luis I'd lirave new problems tor Premier Pierre, Men,de,s-Fnuu;e. Two ArreslL-d Two high employes of the. Defense Ministry, Rene Turpin and Roger Labru.sse, were arrcsied Friday on charges of giving secret information lo lumquu lilted persons. The ministry's secretary general, Jear. Mons. wa.s .suspended—but not Jailed—on suspicion ol endangering the state security through negligence. Turpin was chicl ot Moas' personal secretarial and Labriisse was in charge of "nuUoiml protection" at the ministry. The police informnnls .said. Bai- anes, during 15 hours of uninterrupted questioning by tour .French counterespionage agents, gave this account: Labrasse dictated trie secret information directly to him, or sometimes passed it by intermediaries who have not been identified. Bnrimes never met Turpin and had no contact with him. Police said Turpin had admitted being the original source of the leaks but claimed he had no direct connection with Btu'unes, Baranes relayed UIR secrets to the French Communist party command. lly MAKTHA C'OUC H FORT WOHTH. Tex. — Ol' | Peie came buck Horn his wander- ' um.s to Unit hiniseli a hero, j Fnrt \Voiih welcomed tier long- : lost pyihon as it he were a proch- i;al .-on come home. The welcome wasn't larm^hed even when Pete bit liU keeper. Filled! days Pete lind been none, and then suddenly there he appeared at ilie Forest Park Zoo yesterday about I ;un.. The whole •MO iiv:oke. The elephants Irumpi'l- t'tl, the hyena screamed, the cats roared. Owner Harry Jat-kMin and m^ht- wati-himui Kd Maker caught Ol' Pete with a Miake Ciiti'lier— a loop of rope com ins out ol u pipe —and put him in his ra^e at Ihe i'.oo. As the word >])read, people came by the huiKiinis U) see the Hl-toot i python u.s ii lie were u long-lost triend. Pole was eiim-d securely. The tin plnte he had pushed it.sule to gain his freedom Sept, It) was repl'i'-ed by 'Jx4 boards, nailed and nailed again. A few hours after Pete's capture, Juck.son atlempU'il to swnb out his m o u t h with emton-Unped stieks. iiiid ivti 1 bit him on Ills thumb. His thumb was ban- dam-d mid he took Iclanus shots. Jtu-ksuu suid Pete had been suffering from a 'Ylinker mouth" and held his nioiiih a peenliar way. And UuU's how he knew it was IMe. "I couldn't believe ai first it was y .snake, but when he turned his head and looked al me, I knew Jackson, 54, and Baker, an eiLit gray-haired iNcgro who Is 71. caught Pete alter a terrific .slum Kle. The snnke was IOUIK) about I^f) feet Irom Ills cat'.e, in the dust and dry leaves behind n tropical bird cage. H took 55 minutes to get him bach in his cage. WHS he scared? BaRer said, There's not a snake alive I'm .scared of." Juck.son said lie wa.s pretty sure Pete hud been in the zoo aroii all the time. "Jusl, n homebody, veully." remarked Hutch Carroll, a city park policeman. The Sierra Nevada range Ls the highest mountain range In the United States. Announcing Election November 2 for Aldermon-3rd Ward Vnur support l-i nctilccl for m iiroRrrsslvc city uovrrnmenl. Jimmy (J. 0.) Lentz World War II Veteran Industrious—('iii»nhU-.—Slnv coins north and others in one heading south. 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I was lonely tvilhmil Irue friends. I would cultivate friends and soon (ire of Ilieni because they could not accept my drinking problem. They loved me. Dial I can see now. Resentment, hale, jealousy, jfreed and self pity was in the life 1 had chosen which I was soon to do something about. In my first meeting with AA and after several more visits. 1 .saw fellowship—1 saw people dial (old me about their problems and look interest in my problem. I decided lo change—for a while I did. Then one day I thought I could lake a drink and not gel drunk. \Vhal was the outcome of that one drink? Six more months of hard drinking, that look me down physicalK, mentally and materially. 1 lost everything that was dear lo me. I had died spiritually and morally years ago. I was afraid and would have accepted death. I tried to pray, but could not, as I had put God out of my life long ago. I made an humble decision lying there in my fear and misery. I was honest with myself. I wanted to do something about my drinking. I sought a member of AA, talkcB to him, he was understanding and knew 1 needed help. I came back lo AA with a determination and desire. This time I look step one. This is step one: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—thai our lives had become unmanageable. I had known it for years, but did not want to do anything about il. Today I am sober and happy. I ha\e a smile and my old friends plus new ones. All of this because I made a decision and became honest with myself I found the answer lo my problem, in AA and others have too. Next week: More about my life as an alcoholic—How through AA I found a new way of life. If you have a drinking problem and would like to do something about it, write . . . ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Box 873 Blytheville, Ark. Closed AlcelinRS Tuesday Nights at 8 p. m. Open Meetings Friday Nights at S p. in. CLUB ROOM at 410 E. 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