The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1956 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 1, 1956
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THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 19M BLrTHZVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ?AGE THKEI Rigid Campaign Out, President Tells the Nation *- . (Continued from Page 1) menU. Decided Early Beyond this, he declared, he made up.his mind long before his heart attack that if he ran again— adding that he hadn't decided before he was stricken-—he wouldn't conduct a campaign in which he was "personally a candidate." ' "On the record are the aims, the efi'orts, the accomplishments and the plans for the future of this administration," he ssid. "Those facts constitute my personal program." Because of this, he said he had Caruthersville To Celebrate Centennial ..CARUTHERSVILLE — Harold Jones, County • Court clerk, was elected chairman of the Caruthersville Centennial Committee it First State Bank here Tuesday night. Other officers .elected were Hor- determined he would not gage! Dr. i in whistle-stop speaking — normally Commodity And Stock Markets- Mar May July Oct York Cotton ........ 3575 3517 3575 ........ 3539 3531 3524 ........ 3370 3393 3370 3131 3154 3129 New Orleans Cotton Mai .............. 3529 3375 May .............. 3532 3396 July .............. 3525 3375 Oct .............. 3532 3396 3577 3528 3393 3144 3130 3130 3150 Chicago Wheat Mas ...- 2191/2 220 May .... 215'/ 4 216 Chicago Corn referred to He said he 'barnstorming.' " would resort to "mass communication" to appeal to the voters to let him complete in the next four years the program he 'said "has not vet reached the state of development end fruition that I . . .' hoped could be accomplished, within a single term in this office." "Over Confident" Sen. Ellender <D-La) said Eisenhower's television appearance, coached by producer Robert Montgomery, presented the President in a "very cocky and overconfident" role. "He wants to stay home, keep on golfing and let other people do the chores for him," Ellender said. "In my opinion, the American people w(ll not swallow that kind of a proposition. He -said he was sick and not capable of carry- Ing on the full duties of his office." Sen. Humphrey ID-Minn) commented: "It seems like Mr. Eisenhower is planning a part-time campaign to become a part-time president." Humphrey said Eisenhower had been "compelled" to run again by Republicans "trying to save their party rather than save his health." But Sen. Aiken (R-Vt) said: "I don't believe you would get such frankness as that but of any other capital in the world . . . The President leaves no doubt that he feels fully equal to carrying on the work of the presidency. The public will share his confidence." Vigorous Campaign Sen. Sparkman of Alabama, the 1852 Democratic vice presidential nominee, said he feels sure Democrats won't fall into the "trap" of depending on television and radio primarily in their campaign. "I am confident the Democratic nominee will wage a vigorous, ria- tionwide^campaign no matter what the Republicans do," Sparkman tola an interviewer. Democratic National Chairman Paul M. Butler said he doesn't think the voters will accept a "partrtime president," Butler said the health issue probr ably will "dominate the campaign and tend obliterate discussion and consideration of the great issues of foreign and domestic policy." Rep. udall (D-Ariz) said Elsen- hower's '^physical fitness to perform the duties of the presidency on a full-time basis will be widely discussed this year." He said the President's "unavailability" to congressional members of both parties already had caused "uncertainty on domestic problems.' Sen. Carlson (R-Kan) said he believes the people were "inv pressed by the sincerity of the President" in last night's talk. Will Accept Decision The Kansas senator added he - thinks the Republicans will accept gladly Eisenhower's decision to limit his campaigning largely to mass communication methods. Eisenhower's remark at yesterday's news conference that he would want to wait until after his own nomination before indicating his choice for second place on the ticket was taken with a grain of political salt by most Republicans Few party members felt he could delay that long in giving some clear-cut sign that he wishes to abandon or retain Vice President Nixon. . . , Eisenhower's praise of Nixon as "a loyal and dedicated associate, and a successful one" gave Nixon's friends consolation. His refusal to say more left the field wide open for operations by those who want to jettison Nixon. Some of Eisenhower's closest associates are listed among those reputed to favor kicking Nixon upstairs, possibly to a Cabinet post. Nixon has become such a target for Democratic attacks as to. inject into the campaign a bitterness that otherwise might not be there And they argue that Nixon's political appeal is far below that of Eisenhower. The vice president's friends feel If. the choice were left to the Republican convention, he would win in a walk. But they 'concede -if Elsenhower wants somebody else his wishes will prevail. The Importance of second place on the GOP ticket Is likely to be emphasized by continued suggestions from Democrats that Eisenhower's health may not withstand tnother four years, in the White House. No Predictions Elsenhower echoed . none of the enthusiastic predictions of other Republicans of victory In November. And Democrats were less op- timlstlc. privately than in their public' foreonsU. Sen, Russell- (D-GiO, who bid uinsuccessiully for the Democratic presidential nomination In 1652, Mid Elsenhower would be "« tough, but not Invincible opponent for the Democratic'party." : OoVi Robert B. Meyncr, New J«rn*y Democrat, said that'with Elsenhower's entry "the lob o( the Democratic ptrty Is now cut eut tor;to."; ' '•>' '\ On the other side of the coin aot »U lUpublktn* appeared oon- Dunagan Jr., vice chairman; J. M. _gj Marcus Lauck, secretary. The officers were elected at a meeting which included representatives of. all civic and social clubs of Caruthersville and the Caruthersville Ministerial Alliance. The centennial is set lor June, 1957. Jones appointed Mrs. Helen Schult. Mrs. .Virginia Joplih and Mrs. D. P. Randolph to study sample centennial books and select one which would I be best suited for Caruthersville Their selections are to be discussed at the next centennial committee meeting. A slogan or theme idea for the centennial is needed. People in Caruthersville and neighboring communities are invited to make suggestions. Five dollars will be awarded for the best slogan or theme. Entries must be received by March .0 and should be addressed to Kuz Moreland, Caruthersville, Mo. fident of a sweeping victory Sen. Knowland of California, the minority 1 e a de r, forecast that "the campaign will be a hard one and must not be taken for grant" 'OLD EMBLEM The eagle is one of the world's oldest national emblems, being used by the Mesopotamia!) city of Lagash (Telloh) some 5000 years ago. Mar May Mar May July Sept 1261/4 132 12314 132% 21834 214% 1261/4 131% ~Soybeans 2551/4 257 V, 254 260>/2 262 258 263',i 264% 26U4 245</2. 245'/2 243% 127% 132% 2561/i 261 245 Chrysler Gen Electric New York Stocks A T and T 184 3-4 Amer Tobacco 76 1-4 Anaconda Copper 76 3-4 Beth Steel 152 1-3 74 3-4 58 5-8 Gen Motors 45 Montgomery Ward 89 5-8 N Y Central 43 7-8 Int Harvester 37 7-8 Republic Steel 46 7-8 Radio 45 Sears 34 3-4 U S Steel 56 5-8 Bonnie D, Kelley Services Held CARUTHERSVILLE — Funeral services for Bonnie Dean Kelley, 52, were held Wednesday .afternoon Irom First Baptist Church here. The Reverends Guy Magee and Raymond Jones officiated. Burial was In Maple Cemetery here with Smith Funersl Home in charge. Mr. Kelley died at his home in Hayti Tuesday. The son of Ed Kelley and the late Mrs. Ora Kelley, he was born Sept. 23, 1903, at Goldust, Tenn. When eight years of age, he moved with his parents to Caruthersville. He attended schools here. He was married to Miss Hazel Taylor here on August 8, 1940. Mr. and Mrs. Kelley moved from Caruthersville to near Hayti a year ago. He operated a grocery there and was a farmer, too. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hazel Kelley, Hayti; his father, Ed Kelly, Caruthersville; three brothers, Orben and Vinspn Kelley, both of Carutnersville, and Doyle Kelley of Benton Harbor, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Eunice Neely and Mrs. Freddie Gaither, both of Caruthersville, and Miss Ruby Kelley of Memphis. NEGRO Rhee Sounds Warning to West SEOUL, Korea (/Pi — President Syngman Rhee warned the free world today against "the Communist phrase ^relaxation of tension' because the Communists themselves never practice it." Rhee spoke to a huge crowd massed in the Seoul Stadium to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the "Declaration of Independence" sijn- ed by a group of Korean patriots in 1911. The Japanese crushed the movement. (Continued from Page 1) was. He added: "We believe fundamental correction." On the university campus Tuscaloosa, scene of the rioting which drove Miss Lucy from the school, all was quiet during the night. Grooms sent Miss Lucy back to school despite dire predictions from defense witnesses during hearing yesterday in his small, walnut-paneled courtroom that her reappearance would be met with Violence, and possibly by assassination. Read Courier N*ws Classified Ads In Municipal Court Robert A. Crumpton, of Blytheville Air Force Base, was found not guilty of drunk driving in Municipal Court today and the charge against him was dismissed, Crumpton was tried In two sessions, yesterday and today, by Atty. Bill Steinsiek, appointed as special judge after Judge Graham S'Jdbury excused himself from the case. The airman was driving a car which collided with one driven by Capt. Robert A. Norman, BAFB, last Saturday night near 16th and Chickasawba. Police, investigating the accident, charged Crumpton with drunk driving after talking with him after the accident. Crumpton presented a - physician's certificate, however, that said no finding of alcohol was made in an examination at a hos- pitai shortly after the collision. Three drivers forfeited bonds on speeding charges. They were Raymond P. Dickinson, $10; T. A. Meakes, S10, and Gerald B. Ayers, $19.75. The higher bond was posted on a state charge. OLDEST BUILDING The Wren building of the Col- DOG PERMIT (Continued from Page 1) without authority last December, when at the wish of Gov. Orval Paubus, it rejected Southland's racing application. He gave the commission 20 days, a period which will expire tomorrow midnight, to grant the Southland permit. Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry, who resisted Smith's order, said he would appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court, but so far he has taken no .ction. The commission last Saturday nnounced it would meet at Hot Springs at 6 p. m. tomorrow prepared to remain in session until midnight. If no stay of Smith's order, has been granted by the Supreme Court, the Southland permit will be issued immediately before midnight. Dunaway today said the plan still would be followed unless a stay before meeting time makes It unnecessary "Operation Flight Line," design-, ed to reduce ground accidents, went nto effect at Blytheville Air Force Base and other units of the Ninth Air Force today. At the direction of the command- ,ng general of the Ninth, a "real- stlc, progressive and active program for the reduction and elimination of all ground accidents" has been activated. During 1955, Ninth Air force units experienced 45 aircraft accidents on .he ground. They resulted in the oss of 341 aircraft days at a cost of $26,000. Thirty-two men were disabled and one was killed. Days lost by servicemen cost $39,000. A trophy will be awarded to the Ninth Air Force Base accumulating ,he lowest point index score at the end of this calendar year .A certifi- Last Saturday the commission also reinstated Riverside's long- dormant permit, which the commission held had been illegally cancelled last September. Collision Reported Police today reoprted a Feb. *24 collision at Second and Main. Mrs. Ora Evans, of 109 Washington, and C. L. McAdams, of Blytheville Air Force Base, were driv- south on Second street, the lege of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., is the oldest ac-j report said. ademic building standing in the| g ma ll damage resulted when the United States. I cars collided 'at the intersection. Centrally Located For Easy Shopping 2)ortL oLenei HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Prentis Holder, Rej. Pharmacist 4 Mgr. 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