The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1954 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1954 Election Didn't Go According To Wishes of the President By JAM RPR MAiaOW WASHINGTON (AP) — No matter who wins today's elections — Democrats or Republicans — the 1954 campaign hasn't been the kind President Eisenhower had in mind. In 1953 he indicated he wouldn't be very active in this year's campaign. But he was. In 1953 he expressed hope Cdmmunists-in-governrnent wouldn't be a campaign issue this year. But it was. Only last week he said he doe.sn t consider today's elections a vot of confidence in himself or his ad ministration, but Vice Presiden Nixon already has Interpreted ; that way. Asks for Vol* Nixon, congratulated by Eisen hower for the extremely active rol he has played in the campaign has called In public speeches fo a "vote of confidence" in the Pros ident. In response to a news confereno question Oct. 21. 1953 — "Will you take part in the congressional cam paign next year?" — Elsenhowe said: He did not intend to make of th< presidency an agency to use In par ti&an elections . . , Anybody cupying this office was presided of all the people ... He had Intention of going; out and getting into partisan struggles in any dis trict or state. GOP Unhappy Naturally, this didn't make Re publican politicians happy. And in his next news conference, a week later, Eisenhower said he wanted to see a Republican Congress elected in 1954. But when asked that day if he felt it would be Improper for hirr to Issue a request for election of a Republican Congress, Eisenhower said he wouldn't .siiy what form any statement might take but he doubted a mere request along thai line would be effective. By the time the 195<1 campi was half over Eisenhower still had planned no more than three speeches and showed no signs of wanting to go into Individual states to plug for candidates. Well-Beaten Path Then Republican politicians beat a path to his Summer White House in Denver, asking for help. After that, bit by bit, Eisenhower got deeper into the campaign. By the time of today's balloting, Eisenhower had campaigned more actively in a mid-term election than any president In modern times. He had pleaded for a Republican Congress and had flown into Individual states, Eisenhower expressed hope Reds- in-government Would not be an issue In 1954 at a news conference Nov. 18, 1953. Sen. McCarthy (R- Wls) promptly said it would be an issue.. In the early weeks of the 1954 campaign Eisenhower seemed right, McCarthy wrong. It may have been an issue locally In some contests for Congress. It was not a national Issue until lute in the campaign, injected by Nixon and others. 'TWO GRAND" PAYOFF—Mrs. Judy Levin looks at the composition which won $2000 first prize In Ihe contemporary American painting exhibition nt Chicago, III Tilled "Collide,," it was oiiginnted by Corrndo Mnrcn-RclII, of New York. The work is composed of swatches of white oilcloth pasted sloppily together with black cement. No, Not With His Wife DENVER (/!V-Murd L. Webster. 0, denied n polite eharno yesterday hat lie drove at ,W miles an hum cross the 16th Street viaduct with no nnii nround n woman. Webster told Municlpnl .ludKe J oe Rawlinson his c:oiiipiiiilon was iis wile and It" is not logical" that man would drive through town ;ith his arm around his own wife Judge Rawlinson agreed and dls- nLssecl a chur^R of careless driving. •WAIT!— V-fc 'faVt. Don't ImU voui \m^ h«d .r.,1,,,1 K brick w;il) until You're BOB'S GYPSY RUB LINIMENT Attend The Benefit PANCAKE BREAKFAST Sponsored By The BLYTHEVILLE BAND MOTHERS Fri. Nov. 5lh-6 a.m. to 12 Noon at BLYTHEVILLE JAYCEE CLUB —Menu- Orange Juice Pancakes Oleo Syrup Sausage Coffee-Milk All YOU Can eat For All Proceeds Given to the BHS Junior and Senior High Band Thli space Contributed by The Blytheville Water Co, Crippled Danes Look at Europe Charitable Mission Makes Trips for Invalids Possible COPENHAGEN, Denmark f/Pj — 'Ihe mj;, comfortable bus was ready to pull out of Central Station here Jur an Right-day trip t,o Geriiwny. Like ordinary tourists the 25 passengers were ea^cr to n*;t Koinj,' for the djiys of inn and enjoyment lint, these were not ordinary tour- IMH. All were physically disabled— including SOUK; who Jiad been can- lined to wheel chairs all their lives ii.s hopeless invalids. Many had been crippled by polio. Kuch trips for the physically handicapped hiive been made possible by private! yfinunced charity, Cin- Iributor.s include banks, Insurance companies, the Denmark Assn. to Combat 1'olio, and individuals. Several Kuch Year Trips are made three or four times a year. Those who have some financial i (.'sources pay for their tickeus, about $(J5- But many go free. Their a^i- inu^t be betvreen 15 and (.;) I ii forma lion is obtained about the extent ol [ht-lr invalldism and v.hat cart,- they will require. Six (nialilK'd assistiuiUs accompany each bu.sload. They include i h:ader, ambulance man and trained nurses. Red Cross volunteers assist at, the stopovers. The eight-day trip is divided Into two days of moioriiiK to the destination in the Mar/. Mountains, a four-day slay, and two days to return by a different route. There are sightseeing trips from the hotel and even a trip on a mountain railway. Mc-nnonites yet their name from that of Memio Simons, one-time Catholic priest, who was a leader in Ihe .sect. CRITIC—R- C. Clendenen, staff director of the Senate committee on juvenile delinquency, says movies and TV tend to show the gangster lives a "kingly" life. At the end of the program there-'s supposed to be a moral—"Crime does not pay." But it paid off too well during the first part of the program to have any effect. A Joy Ride— With Tons of Cool MILWAUKEE (/P) — Edward Schaffer. 41, slid through a giant dock-slide hopper with '10 tons of coal yesterday and escaped without injury. The coal had become stuck in the hopper and Schaffer and several other employes went to the top to poke it loose. Schaffer lost his balance and fell in. Oilier workmen left the opening lit the hoLUim of the hopper open, ijiul sifter about 10 tons of coal had poured through, Schaffer fell out, Caruthersville News National Future Homemaker.s of America Week is being celebrated this week by the Caruthersville chapter of p, H. A. Mayor W, D. Byrd has signed a proclamation in regard to it. Observance of the special week began Sunday and will continue through Saturday as follows: Sunday, Church Day at the First Christian Church; Monday, Teacher Appreciation Day; Tuesday, No Gripe Day; Wednesday, Errand Day; Thursday Elderly Folks Appreciation Day; Friday Football Booster Day; Saturday, Family Appreciation Day. Mr. and Mrs. Sam J. Co?bett spent Friday in Memphis. Mrs. Corbett received medical care while there. Jerry Bookout spent the weekend here visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bookout. Jerry Ls a student at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro, Ark. Dorothy Knott spent Wednesday through Sunday in Caruthersville visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Knott. She is a fresh- ninn at Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Miss. Mr. and Mrs.' Cliff Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Byron Ward spent Wednesday of last week in Memphis. unconscious. He was revived, taken to a hospital and later released. Husbands! Wives! Get Pep, Vim; Feel Younger Thousand! of cmii»lei aie weak, worn-nut, ci- hauili'il iusl bci-amc Ijotlv lack* mm, I'or new VOIUWM feelinc afl,T -10, try O.ilrw Tonic Tablets. Contain iron for wp; miipli-nij-iil doses vitamin* Hi ami IK Cml* Httlc. Gel- cnnaintf.i" size only SOV- At all druggist' Odd Suicide Is Investigated LOS ANOELES 'ft— The death of Mrs. Mary von Elm, 46. wife of George von Elm, the golfer who heat Bobby Jones for the national amateur title in 1926, has been listed as suicide by the coroner's office, which said there will be no inquest. Dr. Frederick Newbarr, county autopsy surgeon, said yesterday she died of nicotine poisoning. Roy A. Ford, 29, Von Elm's golf pro- tege, who had been drinking with Mrs. von Elm and was with her when she died last Wednesday, told police she drank from an insecticide bottle which he tried to knock from her lips. Ford is held in $3.000 bail on a morals charge filed after Dr. New- barr ."aid the autopsy showed evi- dtyice of sexual perversion. SMALL FltODUCTlON The average coffee tree, during its 10-year span of productivity, produces about 30,000 "cherries," the equivalent of only 15 pounds of roasted coffee. INDEPENDENT COMMONS To show the independence of the House of Commons, it Ls an ancient British tradition to have the door of the House slammed in the face of the King's messenger at the opening of Parliament. Bob Toft, Jr., Is Candidate CINCINNATI I/Pi — Robert Taft Jr. 37, grandson of a president and son of the late senator, follows his father's political footsteps today as a candidate for the Ohio Legislature. Hamilton County, traditionally Republican, elects nine representatives. Eighteen candidates, squall? split between the two major parties, are in the field. "I think my election chances art pretty good," young Taft told a reporter. Political observers agreed with him. Censorship Ends for Japs TOKYO <VP) — U.S. Army press censorship in Korea and Japan ended today. Par East Command censors were advised by the Defense Deportment that stabilization of the military situation in Korea and redeployment of the most of the American and foreign military troops there has ended the need for security in press dispatches and pictures. Censorship was imposed Dec. 23, 1950. BEST You Can Buy No Matter WOT You Psi/ Always Demand World's Largest Seller At 10t A PLOUGH PRODUCT . Exciting new f crazy low prices? SEATONE & MAHOGANY^ MODERN 3 MAJOR PIECES a. Full Panel Bed i. Commodious Chest if Drmtn c. Dresser with Shadow Boi Mirw An Exclusive Fashica-First li FURNITURE Picture, if you will, the glorious combmnllon of .v.adern' Sealone wiih fux«,,ous Mahogany. Then think of the finest furniture craftsmanship today. 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