The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 22, 1953
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PAGE TWO (ARK.) COUKTER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL M, 19BI OubernatoriV Foes Picked In New Jersey Troost Wins GOP Nomination; Meyner Leads* Democrats By JAMES P. HACKETT - NEWARK. N. J. (*^—Businessman Paul L. Troast is the Republican nominee for governor today and it looks as if lawyer Robert B. Meyner will be his Democratic opponent in New Jersey's significant November election. Troast, 58-year-old chairman of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority who never before had run for political office, won handily by more than 50,000 votes over State Sen Malcolm S. Forbes in yesterday's primary. The Democratic rnce—first of Us kind in more than 30 years— was close right down to the finish line. With only 137 of the state's 3,957 election districts missing, Meyner held a slim 3,163 majority over 61-year-old Vineland chick raiser Elmer H, Wene. Meyner shied away from claiming victory and Wene would not concede defeat. Wene hinted to a reporter he would seek a recount. Meyner, 44, went into the contest with the blessing: of Mayor John V. Kenny of Jersey City and onetime boss Frank Hague in 1949. Wene lost to Republican Gov. Alfred E. Drlscoll in 1949. Driscoll did not seek a third term and did not endorse any candidate for the Republican nomination. Unofficial returns from 3,856 of the state's 3,957 districts gave Troast 208.197 votes to 153,303 for Forbes. Returns from 3,820 districts gave Meyner 107,042 votes to 103.87B for Wene. New Jersey's November election is expected to draw national attention as the first big test for the Republicans since Eisenhower won the presidency. The only other state electing a governor this yenr is Virginia, where the Democrats have a firm grip. Troast went into the primary contest with the support of most of the state's 21 Republican county leaders. Forbes, 33-year-old magazine executive, was supported outright only by the Somerset County organization, his home group. Also in the primary yesterday were five other Republicans and two other Democrats. They received only scattered votes. PORTRAIT OF A ROYAL COUPLE Posing tor 3 royal command portrait in the Green Drawing Room of London's Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth 11 wrars a pale pink gown of needlework over lace Her husband, Ilie Duke of Edinburgh, we.'irs his uniform ol Admiral of the Kleel The Queen alsc wears a Russian fringe design diamond necklace, a wedding Rift ol the city of London, diamond drop earrings, two diamond bnnf>ies, and a diamond drop hrnuch ai rhe lop ol the blue Ribbon .'inri Stm of the Garter. The diamond diadem ol steal age. was reset for yueen Victoria. Bowling Practice New Wall Needed EVERETT, Wash. If)— Ed Strege, R grocer; built a new home, [ell n little stiff In the muscles after putting on the finishing touches, picked up a bowling ball to limber up and took a practice swing. The ball slipped, went rocketing across the floor. Then . . . boom! Strege plans to begin work right away on a new living room wall. Read Courier News Claeslfled Ads. Solon Appeals For Processing By JO 15 HALL WASHINGTON I/D—Sen. Edwin C. Johnson (D-Colo- said today many U. S. cities will wait five years for television unless Congress harp- ly increases funds for processing applications for TV -stations. He Invited his Senate colleagues by letter to joiii in n drive to give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) an extra $1,600,000 Instead of the $435,000 boost now proposed, to clear up the TV backlog by the middle of next year. Some .senators immediately fiaid they would help. Most members of Congress have been under pressure from their home areas to try to speed up action on TV applications. The extra money nsked by Johnson would give the FCC 40 nddi- tionnl hearing examiners with the necessary n.s.slstant.s. : Roscl II. Hyde, the now FCC I chairman, told the Senate Commerce Committee yesterday it would take the 12 examiners now employed at least five yenrs to clean up the (iOO pending cases. Since the FCC lifted a four-year freeze on TV applications last year, Johnson snid, about 1,025 applications have been filed. Not nil of these Involve contests —that is, there may bo only one for More Funds TV Requests applicant In a city. But. the senator said, "not one final decision of a TV application has been issued In which a competitive hearing has been held." If all the pending applications can be acted on by next yenr, it would "create billions of dollars in business," he said. Johnson snld it WHS not sensible to refuse the $1,600,000 on the grounds of economy. \ "It will not cost the government any more to hear these cases next year," he wrote, thnn to string them out over five years. Once Enough, Juror Indicates DALLAS, Tex. f/P) — A prospective juror brightened proceeding;; during a murder trial yesterday when a defense lawyer asked him if he know Dist. Atty. Henry Wade. "Slightly," the veniremnn re- man replied. "He spoke at my church once, telling peole they ought to serve ou juries." "Was he ever invited bnck to speak?" the attorney asked. "No," replied the prospcctiv Juror. HELP WANTED SOMEONE to vash dishes, vacuum rugs, rfo the laundry , iron the clothes, cook the mcals^ do odd jo6« around (lie house £4 hours a day Salary; small (but with big bonus of appreziutwnt). HELP FOUND! Electricity helps do them all at ths • flip of a switch, and it's always there when you need it. Salaryf Mere pcnnict a day. This is the kind of "wired 1 ' help to have—the biggest help for tin least coat in your family budget todayl "MEET CORLISS ARCHER"—ABC—Fridays, 8:30 p.m., Ccntrnl Tinw Ark-Mo Power Co. California's Big Condors Dying SAN DIEGO. Calif. W) _ Tn( , | ns t of North America's greatest birds, the California condor, were reported tudiiy by a naturalist as dying out from starvation. Lewis Wayne Waker declared their only hope o.' survival was in captivity or by artificial feeding in their 35,000-iicre preserve In the Coast Ranee Mountains north of Los Angeles. He said he had counted only 12 of the great birds, with wing spreads of 10 10 11 feet, during three months o! rtlorts to trap a pair lor the San Diego Zoo. This was a sharp decline from the 34 counted in the preserve during an artificial feed Ing period of observation in 1934, U.S. Destroyer In Collision LONG BEACH. Cnllf. W) — The U. S. destroyer KicM and the Swedish freighter Hainan collided off the harbor entrance last night, but there were no injuries to crewmen aboard either ship. A Nnvy spokesman said the frclnhter'« bow tore a 10-foot hole In the KidJ's starboard side Just forward of the superstructure. The Hainan's bow was dented. he said. Condors, despite their great size, do not kill and In a natural state must depend upon food upon carrion left by animals of prey or bun' ters. U.S. Has Great Faith in NATO, Dulles Says PARIS (IF) — Secretary of State John Foster Dulles arrived by plane today from Washington [or the North Atlantic Council meeting. The United States, he said, has "great faith In NATO and we want to make it a success." "Perhaps we have a few ideas on how to make it a success which we will discuss with our partners." he told reporters at the airfield. With Dulles were Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey and Mutual Security Director Harold E. Stassen. The three-day NATO meeting opens tomorrow. Defense Secretary Charles Wilson and Gen. Omar N. Bradley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, already are in Europe to attend. Council sources have revealed that the ministers of tha 14 nations will be asked to approve a program under which they would build 2,700 more war planes by the end of 1954. Also in the mill are plans for construction of 890 million dollars worth of aliases, fuel supply systems and communications and air warning networks to service the Allied air forces in Europe. Poisons of various animals are used in treating ailments. Battle- snake poison is used in yellow fever work, and that of the cobra is a heart remedy. Politics Still Noblest Career, Jim Farley Says NEW YORK Vf>) — Politics, say« James A. Parley, Is "still the noblest of careers." "It Is no plact for the timid man," adds the former democratic national chairman, "and no place for the corrupt and dishonest." Parley called for special training of young men "to carry the torch of leadership" in a speech last night at a dinner of the Pordham College sophomore class. Joshua's army marched around Jericho for six days and, on the seventh, his priests blew the trumpets, and the walls fell. 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