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March 30, 1956

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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fAGfTlTO BLTTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 19W Presidential Preview XVII; Indiana Primary to be Crucial Test For 'Peace, Prosperity Slogan By JACK BELL INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The "peace and prosperity" slogan the Republicans hope will re-elect President Eisenhower and regain control of Congress appears headed for critical testing in Indiana. As a swing state Where the major political parties are fairly evenly matched, Indiana presents seven months before the November election what amounts to a typical slice of the nation's economy. Industry generally is booming. The biggest steel mill in the world showers its sparks on full schedule in Gary, with a tremendous expansion in capacity planned. In the cities, large and small, an air of prosperity is everywhere. Indianapolis • department stores are as crowded and as well stocked as those in New York. Easier sales were high. State income tax collections reached a peak in the .first three months of the year. Gov. George N. Crais says there is "virtually no unemoloyment" in the state. Farmers Complain But on the {arms and in the smaller towns the story is different. There the pinch of low farm prices shows up in the unpainted barns, the theater with the "closed" sign, the vacant store buildings and the dealer's overstocked tractor showroom. The bigger operators are getting by. but it is the little fellow, with 200 acres or less, who has been hard hit. The farmers are complaining | loudly. . How they will express their feelings at the polls in November is. as yet. anybody's guess. But many politicians believe that on their verdict might depend party control of the U.S. Senate, the governorship, some congressional seats and possibly the state's presidential electoral vote. Still Popular There are unmistakable signs Eisenhower remains popular in Indiana. Democratic National Chairman Paul M. Butler is credited only with expected zeal In predicting some unnamed presidential candidate of his party will beat the President here. By the same token the assertion of Republican Gov. Craig that Vic» President Nixon could carry tl . stare if anything happened to Eisenhower is greeted with hoots by th« Democrats. Craig himself conceded he couldn't imagine a "greater deterrent" to the Republicans than to have Eisenhower withdraw. GOP State Chairman Alvin C. Cast made no secret that he is mighty happy about Eisenhower's decision to run. Eisenhower's running again at 65 after having a heart attack does not seem to have become an issue in Indiana, despite pointed references by Sutler. Wickard Opposes Capehart Democrat Claude Wickard, former secretary of agriculture, is campaigning against GOP Sen. Homer Capehart primarily on farm issues in a contest that bears on control of the Senate: Capehart's vote is needed by the Republicans in their effort to upset the present 49-47 Democratic control. Wickard said he thinks the farmers will shoot holes through GOP prosperity claims. And he added that Republican "peace" claims won't stand close inspection. Eight candidates are contending for the Democratic governor nomination. Delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago Is Nothing Sofe Anymore? PORT HURON, Mich. W) — Police thought Ida D. Pindlay was pulling their leg when she called up to report, a theft. She said someone had stolen her back yard. A skeptical policeman, Richard Maveety. went over to investigate, and sure enough Miss Pindlay's back yard was missing — at least all the sod was gone for a depth of at least two inches. Miss Pindlay. a nurse, explained she had been away from home three days on a case. will be picked »t district caucuses at the state meeting, with the convention naming at-large delegates. Generally speaking, the party organization in the state is in the hands of supporters of Adlai E. Stevenson. In .the natural course of events he would get the majority 01 the state's 26-vote delegation. But Stevenson's defeat by Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee in the Minnesota primary was a body blow to the organization. Kefauver has had a backlog of strength in the state and it is likely to be i n c r e a s e d by his primary victories. Backers entered Kefauver's name in the state's first presidential primary May 8. Kefauver will have no opposition and thus will gel Indiana's first-ballot votes at the Democratic National Convention. The delegation may be split after that. Mayor Phillip Bayt of Indianapolis has announced Marion County delegates will go to Gov. Frank L a 11 s c he , Ohio's "favorite son" candidate. Flynn Quizzed In Dope Probe LOS ANGELES W)—Actor Erroll Flynn and one of his former mother- in-law were subpoenaed in connec tion with, a federal narcotics investigation of doctor's prescriptions. The actor and Mrs. Marge Bd- dington were questioned yesterday by George H. White, regional supervisor of the Narcotics Bureau. White declined comment, except to say that the investigation concerns narcotics prescriptions issued by "one or more doctors." GFlynn told newsmen he didn't know what the investigation was about and added: "Who can read a doctor's prescription?" Read Courier News Classified Ads. BONS AND DADS — Nearly 100 boys and their fathers gathered at Holland last week for the annual FPA banquet. Guests, seated left to right, •were Donald Long, vocational agriculture in- structor; Sen. J. P. (Pat) Patterson, of Oaruth- ersville; and L. N. Kinder, superintendent of schools. Sen. Patterson spoke on "Boys and Opportunity." 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