The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 28, 1956 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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JAOTTOURTETO BLTTHSY1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 88, 1»M Michigan GOP Looking to Popularity Of Ike to Unseat Governor Williams their on By JACK BELL . Michigan Republicans are hoisting TVmnrratic Gov G Mennen Williams ir nopes ui ueieaung JJemocrauL uu». «. m President Eisenhower's 1 name and a single state ballot ta° tofestimate of Sen. Potter (R-Mich) "peace, prosperity and Eisenhower are unbeatable" in Michigan. realistic The politicians don't agree on the farmer's mood. Feikens says But in a perhaps more appraisal of the state situation, State Chairman John Feikens says the Republican organization is go- Ing to put up "a strong, uphill battle againsi, Williams." "The base of popular support tor President Eisenhower which exists in Michigan may be the s«cret weapon which knocks off Williams," he said. He said he thinks the Democratic governor signed his political "death warrant" when he signed a bill combining the state and national ballots. The Republicans themselves separated state and national ballots when the late Franklin D. Roosevelt was sweep- Ing national elections and carrying state Democrats Into office with him. Can Be Beaten Fortified with four victories in governorship contests — including a 253,000 margin in his latest run in 1954 _ Williams says the consolidated ballot is likely to cost him "a few votes" in his fifth try. But he does not discount the appeal of the Eisenhower name in Michigan. » "K Is very difficult to say," he said, "whether the President can be beaten in Michigan, but he can —and I think he will — be beaten nationally." Sen. McNamara (D-Mich) said he thinks Vice President Nixon, who appears likely to be Eisenhower's running mate again, will hurt the GOP. ticket. He said .that while Eisenhower's health won't be the principal issue, "the man in ifee street is more conscious about the health and age of candidates ttiftfi he ever has been before." Potter said he thinks that if the Democrats stress the health issue "the people will feel it is in bad taste and react against it." He said he figures the Eisenhower name will be worth 100,000 votes to the Michigan Republican candidate for governor, who hasn't been chosen yet. Farmers a Question The big question mark in Michigan, however, centers around how the farmers are going to vote They may well play a decidina role in the November outcome. Organized labor, particularly in the state's automobile plants, Is regarded as drifting back into the Democratic camp. Many union members voted for Eisenhower in 1952. Republicans contend they will get a fair share of this vote. But 5f there is a serious defection among the state's farmers—about a third of whom work 40 hours weekly in an industrial plant and farm on the side—even Eisenhower could be in trouble in Michigan. rWUVAVV. CHATTER-BOX "A Better Place to Go." 441 So. 21st St. MICHELOB DRAFT BEER Grover L. Frazier, owner W. L. Pugh, Mgr. there is Eisenhower" entment against Williams says there is palpable farm dissatisfaction reaching into the smaller cities where the Republicans traditionally have had their greatest strength. No cursory examination of farm sentiment ever could be conclusive but here is a cross-section of opinion from farmers attending a Lansing meeting: Fred Knoblaugh, general farmer, Blissfield: "I think farm prices them. Gov. I would be the same as they are now no matter who had been in office. I'm not for those farm supports anyhow. I'm voting Republi- Harold Mitchel, livestock feeder. Grand Blanc: "I voted for Eisenhower last time and I'm going to again. But a lot of the farmers who went for him before won't this time the way tne price business is. They seem to be dragging their feet on farm programs down in Washington." Loren Ewnld, dairy farmer, Onionvllle: "Farmers are living In a depression era. I -want lo see better prices than we're getting and would vote for whoever could get the Job done." Thurlow Heath, general farmer, Milan: "We're not getting the prices we should. But I'm not too wrapped up in this support business. Let supply and demand take 'care of it. I'm going to vote Republican and hope things adjust In good time." Elmer Dobson, general farmer. Democrat out of 'me. I like Ke- member Hoover—that made a Quincy :'Tm old enough to re- fauver so far. I don't blame Eisenhower for the present farm situation, though. I blame the men under him. But I don't like • the ieda of having more and more men doing his work and him be- Read Courier News Classified Ads. coming Just a figurehead." In the Industrial areas opinion on the Elsenhower administration also is. divided. Bill Nell, a taxi driver, said he thinks "the Republican party is not for the working man." George Gasper, barber, said El- senhower ought to have a second term "because he needs more time to develop his program." Roy Christmore, a bellhop, said he is a Democrat "and I'm for Kefauver." Victor Dionne, a hotel employe, said he is a Democrat who is going to vote for Eisenhower and Nixon. William Lothrop, auto plant worker, said he voted for Eisenhower in 1952 but he is going to support the Democratic candidate this year. OREGON COUNTY LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION, ALTON, MISSOURI FEEDER PIG SALE Alton, Mo., April 2, 1956 - Sale Starts at 12:30 2500-Feeder Pigs-2500 To sell at auction by the pound. Hop are wrted Into onitam lots as to.brccd, type an* duality. Over 2000 pl*i will be 01 **t Hampshire breeding Sorting is under the supervision of h. Agricultural Extension Service. All pljs are vaccinated with serum and virus 30 days before the sale by » Veterinarian «« all boars are castrated, rigs will welsh 20 t. 140 Ita. A Hrp number of 70 to 100 Ib. hogs to sell. 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