The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1953 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 19BS BLTTREVILUI (ARK.) COURIER NEW! Kenny Wins Majority In Jersey City Election JERSEY CITY N. J., (AP) — Mayor John V. Kenny retained a place on the City Commission in a close-fought municipal election yesterday but whether this 'meant his re-election as mayor remained in question. Kenny and his bitter rival Frank lieutenant, and Eggers eacli knew Hague Eggers—two Democratic Gollalhs—both were chosen city commissioners in the election In which waterfront crime was the principal issue. Unofficial totals showed that Kenny carried two of his supporters with him to victory, giving the mayor's forces a 3-2 majority £>on the five-man commission, which *• fills the mayor post from among its members. One of Eggers' candidates won with him. For Eggers, .it was a step on the comeback trail from 1949, when a full Kenny ticket swept Eggers out of office and tore the once- invincible Prank Hague Democratic empire into tatters. Eggers is Hague's nephew. The election result, a big surprise to a city which had not elected a split ticket in nearly four decades, is almost certain to be disputed. Under New Jersey law, the five men receiving the largest number of votes are elected. Thirteen can- didats were in the field, three of them independents. Eggers' campaign manager, State Sen. Edward J. O'Mara (D- Hudson) pointee to the unofficial vote results which placed an Eggers' candidate—Thomas Gangemi —in sixth place by only 222 votes and said: "I'm sure there'll be a recheck.' The vote result also was unique p in Jersey City in that two Repub- ^ licans were elected in the Democratic bastion—but each was a rival ticket. The Eggers' forces claimed early today they did not receive or see tally sheets from 12 districts which . mistakenly were locked up in the city clerk's office. They demanded to see the sheets on ground that a check might show that Gangemi possibly placed fifth. If so, this would give the 3-2 City Commission majority to Eggers instead of Kenny. Joshua Bingle, only GOP running mate of Eggers and a longtime Hague foe, topped the field with 63,876 votes. Eggers followed with 62,805; Bernard Berry, a Kenny man, 62,491; Kenny, 61,'738, and Donald Spence, the Kenny Republican re-elected to office, 16,397. Ringle and Spence are on opposite sides of the Hudson County GOP fence in an internal party squabble. The five-man commission will meet Tuesday to select a mayor. Kenny, asked who will be mayor under his controlling three-man bloc, replied, "I don't know right now. but the three of us will talk it over." Hudson County Sheriff William Kelly acted quickly to place polic t guards over the voting machine in the 312 election districts. He said the move was decide "in view of high tempers and split ticket." " The total vote was 135.000 8,00 under the city's record vote 143,000 in 1949, when 90 per cen of the 165,000 eligibles turned out. Kenny, himself once a Hagu Ike's Agriculture Plan Meets Stiff Opposition ' WASHINGTON (JP) — Strenuou opposition by some Senate Demo crats raised doubts tor^v on n" proval of President Eisenhower' plan to reorganize the Departmen of Agriculture. Sen. oiin D. Johnston (D-SC awaited a chance to tell a Senate government operations subcommit tee he is in full agreement wit Sen. Russell (D-Ga) that the plan L should be drastically changed discarded. The plan would gi/e the secretar of agriculture power to shake u most of tiie department's function in any way he wanted. And Look at These features 1 "". • Big 7.7 cu. ft. compartment • frt«xtr hold* up to 16 pounds • Big 3 3 ^-quart Cold-Sforagt Tray • New, compact design • Famaut Mtttr-Miwr with 5-Y«n Protection Plan IHFSI-F Ask About Our llg Tradt-ln Offttl ADAMS Appliance Co. 206-208 W. Main Phone 2071 their political futures were a stake. The dominant overtone of yes terday's election was four years o waterfront violence which set of political fireworks on both sides. Sordid reports or waierfroni crime, corruption, racketeering bombings, beatings and slaylngs along the pier-studded Hudson River waterfront attracted- inves tigative spotlights from state to national levels. Kenny has countered the atacks with the. contention that the waterfront problems were inherited from the Hague-Eggers era, which held sway for 32 years. But his foes pointed to such instances as testimony before th New York State Crime Commission linking Kenny to waterfront racketeers. Kenny described the testimony as politically motivated. Doctors Begin Tests on Godfrey BOSTON — Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital today began a series of tests on radio-television star Arthur Godfrey in preparation for surgery to correct hip defects. He was admitted into his freshly redecorated two-room suite at, the hospital yesterday after he arrived in his own two-engine plane at the Logan Airport. He landed his big private plane twice in order to avoid the throng, including newsmen and photographers. The first time, he took one look at the crowd approaching his plane, gunned the motors, swung the plane around and took off. The sudden takeoff scattered the approaching throng. He landed again after the crowd dispersed and he left for the hospital in an automobile. No date has been set for the surgery, which doctors said would correct hip injuries suffered in an auto crash in 1931 and which have been troubling him since. U. S. Attorneys To Get Course WASHINGTON (ff) — Prospective new U. S. district attorneys were In Washington today for the indoctri- lation course which Atty. Gen. Brownell has promised all such appointees are going to get. It was apparent from their presence that a further turnover in the 92 prosecuting field offices is in Imminent prospect. iThe identities of the visiting appointees-to-be Is a closely guarded secret, ... PAGE THREB HONOR STUDENTS — Patsy Reid (left) has been chosen valedictorian of Ijeachville High School and Olenda Hicks has been named salutatorian. Oren Mangrum (center) will deliver the class address. Commencement exercises are scheduled to be held May 29. Two Communists Prisoners Killed PUSAN, Korea (ff) — The United Nations Prisoner of War Command today reported that one Communist prisoner was strangled and another drowned in camps on Koje Island off Southern Korea. The command said the prisoner who died of strangulation May 9 was "an aparent victim of murder" by fellow POWs. Three days' later the body of another prisoner was found in a well, jut oficials said it was not known whether the death was "accidental, murder or suicide." Eiffel Tower Paint PARIS m — The Eiffel Tower — which even Parisians consider "the awful tower" — Is getting a new pnint job, at a cost of $86,000. It will take three years to coat the 984 foot landmark, which drew 1,250,000 visitors in 19S2. It is being painted with a blend of orange and brown. Science Student Tells His Story At Trial on Attempt Murder Charge LOS ANGELES W — The young science student accused of trying to poison the husband of the girl he loved resumes telling his version today of the strange relationship among; the three teen-agers'. Richard La Force, 19, testified earlier he set a trap for himself to divert ssupiclon from Joyce Hayden when her husband Robert discovered poison in bottles of \vnter and milk. The Haydens, also 19, once considered La Porce their best friend. Willie the young couple held hands in court yesterday to celebrate their second wedding anniversary, 26 letters Joyce wrote to' La Force were read to the jury. One written last May and delivered to Richard by Robert said in part: "I loved yon and I loved him. "But he reacted as though I was making him happier than I was you ... "I have two wonderful things (I mean I had) and I had to choose and I couldn't really and that is punishment enough for selfishness, I'd like to believe." In this and other letters she urged La Force to remain a friend. It took nearly four Hours to read the 28 letters. The defense claims Hayden knew of an affair between his wife and La Force and was biased when he preferred charges. Joyce testified she had not been in love with the student. La Force, however, testified "there were certain indications I had from her that she was in love with me." Postman Chases Driverless Truck BURBANR, Calif. (/P)—This postman delivered the goods with a block-long sprint. Covering his route up a steep curving street yesterday. Sam Dallen saw a driverless delivery truck roll from its parking spot. Realizing it could plow West Germany Out to Tax U.S. Army Garbage NUERNBERG, Germany (/P) — West Germany's tax men are out to collect customs on U. s. Army garbage finding its way Into German hog troughs. The tax collectors contend the swill originally was imported. Their Immediate targets are 14 local pig breeders who buy Army garbage. American sources say the Army picks up some $35,000 a year in the Nuernberg area alone this Way. Supplies for Allied forces enter West Germany duty free, but items resold to the Germans normally are subject to customs. lawns where small children were at play, Dallen put down his mail sack and gave chase. Catching up with the truck he reached In through a window and put on the brakes, across Then he returned to his route. Miracle Cushion Holds False Teeth Tight and Firm Snug Denture Cushioni ata & triumph of science, a lensational new plastic re-lining that gets rid of th« annoyance and irritation of looi*, badly fitting false teeth. 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