The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 12, 1948
Page 2
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(Anic.y COURIER State GOP Seeks Democratic Aid Offer TV Defer Nominations For Arkaftsas Offices Top Tree! LTTTU HOCK, Ark,, May U (UP)—OUte Republican* presented » fri«ndly- hand to -anti-Truman Democrats today as they went ahead wkh plans to swing Arkan- tu behind the IMS a. O. P. presidential candidate. The Arkansas Republicans, holding their biennial convention here ye»U?rd»y, formulated a platform . opposing establishment of a Fail- Employment Practices Commission, a Southern tore point In President Truman's olvil rights program. Th« itote O, p. P.'ers termed the f. K P. C. a "violation of the constitutional . guarantee of states righti/V and in effect echoed the ttand .taken by Dixie Democrats. In ;'anolher move for Arkansas Democratic support on the presi- d«ntial-level, the state Republicans voted to defer naming nominees for •Ute offices, at least until niter this auiruner'i Democratic primary. State Ce'ntral Committee Chairman Osro Cobb explained that it is j hopfed to line up votes for the Republican presidential candidate { from-Democrats who want to take * (lap at Mr. Truman's candidacy. Could Vote Republican If the Republicans name no stale candidates, he pointed out, Arkansas Democrat* could vote RepuWi-- can in the general election with the HSMirance they would not oe hurting fellow. Democrats running for state office. As part of the anti-Truman five- works, O. O. P. Keynoter C, B, Black of Corning said "never before has any administration made to many grevlous errors at so tremendous a cost in so short a time." . He said the Democratic Party was "coming apart at the seams." For lU state platform, the Republican -.croup called for a return to the two pnrty system in Arkansas, • he adoption of voting machines in the state ana the election of presidential electors on ; "basis. They recommended consolidation of school districts, the boosting of real property tax assessments nnd allotment of adequate funds to the . legislative council to study Arkansas' tax situation. .In addition, the Republicans supported income, sales and gasoline taxes. They said the .gasoline tax should be kept at the present level Ih order to provide funds for highway work. .. . . TV A Lauded as One of World's 2 Great Ideas KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 12.— (UP)—A Louisville, Ky., business and civic leader yesterday described the Tennessee Valley Authority us "one of the two world-great Ideas developed by the United States In Us 150 years history." Harry W. Schacter, president of a Louisville department store and head of the Committee for Ken- ulcky, spoke to the Rotary Club here at a luncheon. He speaks again tonight before the Tennessee conference of social work, Schaeter terms the effect of TVA on the lives of the people of the Tennessee Valley as "the light and hope of the world." He said the political Idea of a federation of states and the "social-economic Idea of government's use of the resources of a whole region for the benefit of the people" are the two "world great Ideas' developed by the united States. Schacter also said "the world shaking Idea o( TVA cannot be stopped by a small group of self- seeking and greedy power lobbyists." Russian Foreign Office Delegation Leaves Colombia MIAMI, Pla., May 1J. (UP)—A plane-load of 25 Russians, believed to be the Soviet Union's entire Colombia Foreign Otftce staff and their families, landed here l»dt night and Immediately took off for New York in another chartered plane. The Russians, seven men, nine women and nine children, arrived hert from Colombia on a Pan American Airways plane. They were led by Eugene I. Fedln, charge d'affaires for the Russian government In Colombia. Only one unidentified woman tn the group could apeak English, and she refused comment on the trip. Asked why they had left Colombia, she would reply only: "You've read the newspapers." Airline officials said the Colombian government chartered the plane to bring the Russians from Barranqullla to Miami. Enrique Cucalon, K , Colombian government protocol officer, accompanied them. They took off again for New York after U. S. Immigration authorities examined their credentials and questioned them behind closed doors for an hour. Since 1670, this tree atop tht courthouse In Greensburg, Ind., has burst Into leaf every spring. l'h« tree, an aspen, I* 110 f«t above the ground. Lawyers Argue Paternity Suit Against Gov. Folsom CUI.LMAN, Ala., May 13. (UP)— Legal points were argued here today In tho suits to declare Oor. James E. Folsom; » bridegroom of a week, the father of a two-year- old boy and the common-law husband of a red-haired divorcee. Neither Folsom nor Mrs. Christine Pulmnn Johnston, the 30-year- old divorcee, were expected In circuit court here at the, governor's home-town. The hearing was expected to deal only with the governor's demurrers on the original suits brought by Mrs. Johnston and the boy. listed in the suit as James Douglas Folsom. foung Wife Attempts To Poison Older Husband GAINESVILLE. Ga,, May 12. (UP)—Police today held a pretty 25-year-old wife who they said con- lessed that she cooked a tcmptln.; meal for her 85-year-old husband and then seasoned each dtsh with strychnine. Sheriff Bill Crow quoted Mrs. Homer Sims, married to tier elderly husband only since February, us tlng that she "Just got tired of him," Siins survived the meal, physicians aid, because he wasn't very hungry and didn't eat all of the poi- Candidates Named UTTLE ROCK, Ark., May 12. 1 ™ T P)-r 1 -Ark»ns»5' Republicans, nom- inuted three candidates for con- »r«SBlonal oHice at v their, biennial convention.'., - \- .,, ,- Xv -- -- .''^ '- Republican Congressional candidates: . Thad Tlsdale, Little Rock attorney-and World War II veteran, in the Fifth Congressional District against Brooks Hays or Little Rock. C. R. Starbird, Alma attorney, Hollyhocks were Introduced from Syria into English Burdens in 1513. Read Courier News Want Ads. soned food. Remnants of the meal were examined when Sims fell acutely ill and neighbors reported that lie and his young wife had an angry quarrel a short time before. There was enough 'strychnine in Ihe vegetables, strawberry shortcake and lemonade to have killed Sims had he ealen It all, laborat/ory attendants said. Birth nt Stew During the reign of Edward IT, of England, a law barred "the outrageous and excessive multitude of dishes of persons of Inferior rank beyond what their station requires." Different meats and vegetables were cooked and served on the .same plate to outwit the law and] stew was born. for Fourth District Post being vacated by Fadjo Cravens or Fort Smith. Daltan DoUson of HunLsvllle, for Third District seat against Jim Trimble of Berryville. Fatten Your Hogs Quicker With Buring's TANKAGE Call or Write Buring Packing Co. .'..'.-.- ••• w - i "• "" Incorporated Wilson, Arkansas rs- »M*ng today's 125 different tlrt brands fives you this broad written warranty that's good •• the road for one full year at ev«r 3S,000 authorized dealers In the U.S. and Canada! TIRES you PONT 6TORT YOUR VACATION ON SMOOTH, WORN, UNSAFE TIKES! TRAVEL ON ATLAS ESSO STANDARD OIL COMPANY NOTICE Notice te hereby given (hat the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to ull beer at retail at North 6th, No 400, Blythevllle. Mississippi County. The undersigned state« that he it a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he lias never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the law* of this slate, or any other state, relating UP the sale of alcoholic liquors MRS. CONNIE E8KRIDGE Subscribed and sworn to before me this 11 day of May, 1948. Elizabeth Mason, (SEAL) Notary Public. My Commission axplres 4-28-50. Read Courier Newt Want Ads. undesigned has /lied with the Com- mlwtoner of Revenues of the state 9f Arkans»» tor permit to sell tnd dispense vinous or spirituous li- quors for bevera«« ,t rel»ll on th« premises described as *lg west Ash, Blythevllle, Arlunsau. Application I* for permit k> be Notice »f Fillni of Application for Liquor Permit Notice Is hereby given that the *ighinq over* .your frying hen ou us l«4t Iwued for optntlon beflnnlnf «• the 1 day of July, IMS, »nd to «x- pire on the M d«y of June, 1M». Ruth Cherry AT KIRBY'S THIS WEEK GIFTS FOR THE GRADUATES For Girls Ladies Bill Folds—Stationery. Perfumes, —Toilet Waters—Colognes—Gift Soaps —Whitman's Candy—Sun Glasses—Home Permanent Waves—Balh Powders and other gifts. For Boys Amity Boll FoMi—Fowtahl PMM—Co«ri- ley Sh»v« Toifet Artiefe*—Old gpje« —Yardley After Sfcav*—Fictile J Therwos Kit*—Travel Toilet Article Kittv Hallmark Graduation Cards From-nvw BINOCULARS l-P.w»r Pr«i,i PRESCRIPTIONS te* your doctor at the first sign of troubto—then see us. Prescriptions from all doctors filled accur-j ately at guaranteed best prices. Save with safety. ICE CREAM Pints Vonila 25e Flavors 30c at Hubbard's Priced to Save You Money! J See it in Window!' 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