The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1948 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 6, 1948
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THURSDAY, MAY 6, Folsom Suffers Political Setback Alabama Governor's _, Candidate for Senate fl| Concedes Defeat BIRMINGHAM. Ala., May 6 (UP) —Mounting primary election returns showed today that Alabama voters had re-elected a U.S. senator, un- t*at«d two of nine incumbent US representatives and endorsed an all-out flg)u against President Truman and his civil rights program. Late vote totals also continued that Gov. James E. (Big Jim) Folsom,' who took unto himself a 21- year-old bride yesterday, suftercel his first major popularity setback at the polls since he took office a year ago. Sen. John J. Sparkman defeated Folsom's candidate, Philip j. llannn, by a handsome margin, with 1.470 boxes out of 2,300 reporting Sparkman had 134,536 votes to Hamruj 34.452. Htiiiim conceded defeat. Reps. Carter Manasco and Pete Jarman, incumbents from the'Sev- enth and Sixth districts respectively were unseated as their other seven colleagues gained renomina- tion. Carl Elliott, young Jasper attor- f i, defeated Mnasco and Edward graffenreld of Tuscaloosa won :r Jarman. Heps. Laurie Battle, Fran!: Boykin, Sam Hobbs. Albert Rains, George Andrews and George Grant were returned to Congress bv comfortable margins. Rep. Robert R. Jones or the Eighth District was unopposed. Returns showed that the state's entire electoral vote of n units will be cast against Mr. Truman, if he is nominated on the Democratic ticket. Pledged to Oppose Truman The top 11 candidates for the electoral college were all pledged to vote against Mr. Truman or any other civil rights nominee. In the race for 2fi delegates to the national convention, 13 of the leaders were men who had promised to walk out of the meeting if the party adopts a civil rights plank in its 1948 platform. Nine other leaders were pledged to light out the battle within the convention and the other four were uncommitted. All delegate candidates had announced opposition to Mr. Truman. Folsom himself, who had hoped to head Alabama's convention del- « tion to push his own campaign a "favorite son" presidential . nination, appeared to have been defeated for a scat as delegate-at- large. His only chance fcv-a convention «eat lay in the possibility of a runoff, as he was running tenth when only eight delegates-at-large were BLYTIIEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Lure 'I his should interest all fishermen. Pal Williams holds :\ ic. tractable fish hire nia<lc In l.ouis Eekerl of Buibanli. C;i!if The hooks are not brought into play until a tbh sliikes the lure hrkert look the idea from the rcliactable undercnrriaije used' fCA to Purchase Wheat, Flour, Bacon for Britain I WASHINGTON. May 6. I UP) _ EGA Administrator Paul G. Hoffman announced yesterday that he has authorized expenditure of $33 i 500,000 to purchase Canadian wheat flour and bacon for the United Kingdom. The authorization was announc- Newsmen Hold Convention in North Carolina PINEHURST. N. O., May 6, (UP) —Some 400 non-metropolitan newspaper publishers and editors were expected today for the opening of the National Editorial Associallou's 03rd annual convention, Gov. Gregg Cherry of North Carolina was scheduled to welcome delegates to the three-day meeting. The newsmen will leave Sunday for a six-day tour o[ the stale. Today's sessions Included addresses by William Lawrence. International correspondent of the New York Times, and Joseph H. Short. Jr.. president of the National PI-OSS Club In Washington. Ed M. Anderson, publisher of live Western North Carolina newspapers will preside over Friday morning sessions. Speakers will be Charles C. Carr of the Aluminum Corporation of America, and Al W. Lehman of Ilic Advertising He- search Foundation. The Friday night banquet will feature an address from Army Secretary Kenneth Roytill. The post-convention tour Includes stops at the state capitol in Raleigh, the University ol North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University at Durham, Wins(on-Snlr;n tobacco plant and Elkln TcxC'e plnnls. Poet Cnrl Sandburg- v/'il speak at a final session In Aslie- vllle next. week. National Program To Halt Truman's Nomination Seen UTTLE ROCK, Ark., May « lUP) — A nationwide educational program to promote an acceptable Democratic platform und the nomination of someone other than President Truman wns seen us a iws- sibillly here today. Gov. Ben Laucy of Arkansas, n leading opponent of Mr. Tnmiairs civil rights proposals, said he might, place such a program before tlio anli-Tniman meeting in Jackson, Miss., next Monday. "1 believe that if every mini In the nation knew the facls about the civil rights proposals," I,;inev said, "they would be blown off the map," Uiney also predicted that If for- me:' Chief of Staff U\V|R|H D. Eisenhower could be iwisundcd to nc- t:c]>t the Democratic nomination, the national convention could be switched to him. Roger Lapham to Head ECA Mission to China WASHINGTON. May 6. (UP) — Roger D. Lipham, former mayor of San Francisco, yesterday was named chief of the Economic Cooperation Administration's special mis- Ision to China. He will supervise the $043.000,000 China aid program. I The appointment was announced by ECA Administrator Paul G, Holfman alter a conference with GOP Senators Seefc Aid i In Cutting Flood Funds | WASHINGTON, May 6. (UP) — j Three Republican Senators ye^lcr- j day asked the GOP Policy Commil, lee for help In their ri B lit to cut $200.000,000 from Appropriations lor flood control and rivers and har- uors projects. The appeal was made by Chairman Styles Bridges of the Senate Appropriations Committee and two committee colleagues—Sens. Clyde Reed. K., Kans., and Homer Por- giison, R., Mich. The three Senators were the only dissenters when the full committee approved $708.586.566 for floort control and navigation projects for the fiscal year starting July i. They said they would try to get $200000000 knocked off when the measure reaches tile Senate floor. to be chosen. Most of the delegate candidates faced run-off elections for their posts. Folsom's man for national com- mittceman, state Sen. Broughton Lambcrth. was defeated easily by incumbent Marion Hushton PILES TROUBLE? Quick Relief I.OXOER. ed as Britain and four other nn- tions submitted their "letters of intent" to the Economic Cooperation Administrator. The other Nations which signed up to participate In the recovery program arc Belgium, Iceland. Ireland, and China. 'Big Jim' Folsom Drops Bachelor Title, Takes Bride ROCKFORn. Aln, Mny «. (U P) —Alabjiiiia's Inisc Rovernor, James I:, < Clsshi' Jim) I.TOISO,,,, >ls "inust dibble bMln-lor" iml ; todny mid honeymooned will) , t Ibcmiul , IPW m-|d«, hmr his al! o I iiiirt little more (Han tin If his slic ! 1"» six-foot eluhi Inch Polsoin I l was wed to tiny Jnniellc Moore. •>!- | yeur-okl fennicr secretary on the i uovoruor's stuff, |,i „ 6U ,.|,,. L ,c ceremony here yeslcrdiiy. I The Bovci-;ior mid' his new first I limy, n KOI-KVOIIS brunette, lofl hn- inediiicly on n wedding (rip to Horldn Frlciuls and relaltvrs would not tell exiiclly where Hie couple lind KOIIO. The brhli'.s lather is u state em- ploye, 11 clerk In the Alnbnnm Revenue Deiiiirtmeiil, mid nn old poll-' llciil friend of the governor. Earlier lie was In the. mercantile business n Deny, Alu. niul in' the lumber business hi Dlrjuhiuluiin. , The now first l»,ly herself wus a stnte employe until jnsl before! the innrrlHBC. She worked In Ihe t Rovenior's office until n few weeks n-BO, when she wus transferred to the Highway Deinirljnejil. Everyoiio In the suite seemed surprised nl the news of the wedillnr cxccin, the i,,-|,ic-s mother, Mrs K. M. Moore. Hlie said Fnlsom Imd been "couvtlnij Jnmeiie for ( W0 yeiirs more or less" and she hud been cxpeetliiu (lie mairliiRe. Jne M-ycur-ohl widowed govor- ""!'. i^urrently fl ,ci,, B „ paternity M It fled by „ blonde dlvoreen. Mrs Clirlslhic Pulman Jolinston. Mrs Johnston. „ ,,, it | V( . of j.^,^,,;,,- home county, claims Hint Volsom n an I of her ^-month-old ,„„. J 000 t ,,, ls 0 , nrt:01 . rl|lg to tlmaU.'s of the Zneyclowdl* nlca. ~i~— I*apham. , Kipham, 64. was a former member of the War Labor Board. AT KIRBY'S THIS WEEK Remember Mothers Day Next Sunday Candies $1.50 to $4.00 Handy Hanna Hair Dryer _ $9.95 Fitch Shampoo and Shower Spray Both $1.19 Perfume - CologTTo"- Bath Powder Tabu-Twccd-Luiicn Lclong-Ardcn. Monogrammed Matches, Cocktail Napkins, Lunch Napkins, Note and Letter Stationery, Place Cards. Hallmark Greeting Cards Home Permanent Wave ' Toni DeLux* and Hudnut. Montag Stationery, largest stock *o select from in town. Eastman Kodaks, Flash Cameras, Films and Supplies. Gift Soaps, dainty designs and fragrances. mr«iiJ«« v °r '„' '' :SaU '' I()N ' S ^ TIIK MOST IMPORTANT PART OF OUR » SINKSS. We lill (.11 nnwrlplimw from ;,ll doclnm cnrcfiilh. «nd nceuriilelr at guar- antetMlhoBH.mcH.Sct.your iloclor, (hen bring IIH your prescription. Save with Safety ICE CREAM Pints Vanila 25c Flavors — 30e Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With More Comfort FASTEETH, .a pleasant alkaline , (non-acid) powder, holds false teeth 'more firmly. To eat and talk in more comfort. Just sprinkle a little FAS- TEETH on your plates. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get PASTEETH at any drug store. MANY NEVER SUSPECT CAUSE OF BACKACHES ThU Old Treatment Often Brines Happy Relief When disorder of kidney function pcnnSti poisonous matter to remain In your Mood, it may cause nftRRinfr lincknchr, rheumatic pains, leff Pfilna, loss of rcr nntl cncrity, set- tin? up nicht-i, B*rcHln?, pufllncss under the cycfl, hcnd:\chea ami tliriincss. I-'rcqucnt or scanty raiKaRcs with siunrtinic mill burning Bometlines ehowa there (3 nomethCne wrong with your kidneys or bladder. Don't wait I Ask your dniRfilst for Donn a Tills, R stimulant, diuretic, used RUCccBatuMy by millions for over 50 yenrg. D can's Rive liaypy r«lief nnd wiH Kelp tht IS mUea o£ kidney tub«5 flush out poisonou* WMtetrom your blood. Get Do*n'» Pllii. My Policy Never Changes - - - "Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory" What Is A Customer! A CUSTOMER IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON THAT EVER COMES INTO THIS OFFICE, IN PERSON OR BY MAIL! A CUSTOMER is not dependent on us, w « are dependent on him, A CUSTOMER it not an interruption of our work ... he is the purpose of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him ... he is doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so. A CUSTOMER is not someone to argue or match wits with. No- body ever won an argument with a customer. A CUSTOMER is a person who brings us his wants. It is our job to handle them profitably to him and to ourselves. My associates in business say that they like this policy. Don Edwards 'Get the Don Edwards Habit'- Dial 3382 My New Home 112 W. Walnut Phone 3382 /0*^ At DREIFUS Molher ratai Ihe best In return for th« 'eon of cart, devotion and IOVB ih« i« given to you . . . and thu b.jt of coursa, is a gift of gorgeout |.w«try on Motor's Day. Choos. no w from our largo leleclions of finer |«w»lry valua,. You dan be sure that r«gardl«i ot what you choo!e, Mother will apart-' "">• your gifl of jewelry alwoyi. 1847 en, Holmur, W«l«S Pri. DREIFUS MRR! llrnihis . . . \Vn;ir Ijiainniulr; \\EST\IAI\--ST. STORES IN •IYTHIVIILI, MMPHIS AND DYERSBURO

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