The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 8, 1948
Page 9
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TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1<M8 BUTHKVIIXB (ARK.) COURIER NK\VS Memphis Clergy Opposes Track 'Dixie Downs' Draws Fir« of Ministers; Open Bids June 23 MEMPHIS, Term.. June 8. lUP) —The Memphis Ministers A.$socia- j lion yesterday announced opposition to the proposed $2,033.003 "Dixie Downs" race track near West Memphis, Ark. j The ministers adopted a resolution -sayins "we. believe the race 1 track would attract many of the clliz.ens of our city and county, in- | . ducing them to gamble, taking ?.ifrom their incomes thousands of dollars annually thai should be used for oilier purposes." The Association has a membership of 110 ministers lepresentinR IS denominations. The Association's meeting followed the announcement al Little Rock that sealed bids for a franchise to operate "a race track in pritienden County" will be op- , cned .June 23 by the Arkansas Rac- j in;? Com mission. Two-Party Harmony in Philadelphia Now Is Prelude to Coming Convention Storm Authoritative sources in Asuncion, capital of Paraguay, say President II i R i n i o Mndnigo, above, has resigned under pressure from the armed forces and the people. He has ruled tlie South American' republic since 1U40, and successfully heal down . a rebellion last year. Hy DimgUi Mr»«n SKA Staff Correspondent PHILADELPHIA—INKA I—To tft Democrats and Republicans, plan-! niiig their conventions here with such beautiful harmony, you'd never suspect that they were laying the groundwork, tor a Ws flRlil. They way they've shared the work on making basic Ri'raiiKcmenti for housing, transportation and ft- linii lii« Philadelphia convention hall ready has been a mrxlel of bipartisanship. Uoth conventions be- il)K 111 the same, city and only Iwa weeV.5 apart ha? innne this coopeta- lion possible and necessary—for reasons of economy. It h,is also made it iHl.ssible for each of the parties t<i keep within » budget of $250.000. This Is the sum the city n( Philadelphia save I lo each parly for bringing its convention here. Walter S. Hallanan. Republican national conunilteemnn from West Virginia, lias directed the convention planning for the GOP. Willlum ; Nenle Roncli of the start of the Democratic National committee has I ilt-Hdrntnij paint and nil nulv- sm-fnces luive been covered wllh nconslleiil lile. Tlip loud speakers Imve Iweii aclenllfkcally »lted *rotnui the liune rnyjn. From the farthest sent. In the rent of the top balcony It main hull. And no lu'wkeri will be permlUrd on the convention floor. The officials «r both p«rtie« who have iiitrtt th« • ir<n|eai«nU J«y tlmi Ihe door l« «il!l op*n lor Henry Wallace's third p«Hy toihmc some of the expejucii,' If Willige PAGE NTNR If J ltd i«l tliflr 'lime > Ihe ' the by UM mon** d«vot«l t< prob- Head News Want NOW! leel (o'llift fi'tml or (ht IIURP slmif.! sllml 'd w " 111 ' I" "*< .vmi« at Ihe An nrniinlM pins » SO-pld-p or-j sump farlllll™. The Wallace? party sIrK will provide nuisli! (or tin- w "l hold Us com rnl Ion In lh« same runlns. The RoimlMlniils have i tln11 July S3. nlso Ulrcil singer, Jnmut Mellon cI til* rtiorus mitt o|k>rfltU'. slur Clmtys Rwarlluml lo iirifcirm. ; There will Iw « (Ilirm-ni kliuls' a( UMlRpfi In dlMliiKulsh every ppixoti In HticntlHiicc on huslne.s*. (rum the duormen to thi> iixUonnl comililUmiiiMl. Tickets (<> victors will be Immti'cl mil .sp|>niHlcly t'ncli rtiiy. No one will be rliiirRi-d «,|. mission. Thorp will be 10 nil Miner* lo Hie tiiill, uirpfiilly wiilclied lo tppp oul guie-ei usher*. The Ki'inililli'un.s. In one ol Hi? few ile|i»i lines from the Joint plHimliiK. will itmiiHle wlih [lowers ilnd llornl BITPIIS In iniike Ilir. hull Bt IpftM lt>ok eool. The Dptnomils will si )rk lo binning. No lutvertl.sln'ii ImiiuciK will IK |)>'imilled histrte Hie Re«d Couiter New. W.nt Adi. 2f.* at FOUNTAINS Everywhere! Gov. Ben Laney of Arkansas is the voters of me county the court rio " e " le J°° (or his party. Each 1 has had R staff of eight to 10 pel - j sons helping him foi' several months I in separate nplleviip-stratfoid Ho- expected to rule mi that date wheth- ; served. er or not to approve of the race ! . '1'he court action left the exact track permit. status or the nice confused. C. Leroy King Jr., of Memphis, Democratic Party Secretary Har- ' l el headquarters, one of the backers said he war, vev Combs expressed Ihe opinion ; Here are the | that Mrs. Hale could, rim In Pnlaski County and could lip elected if she received more votes than Williams received in all four counties. Assistant Alty. Gen- Arnold confident that the race track plant will be built as planned. "We anticipated a controversy." King said. "In Memphis the sentiment seems about evenly divided convention .slatlstlcs: The Republican* stall business June 21. the Democrats on July 12. From 30.000 In 35.000 persons are expected In attend each one. for and against the track now but : Adams sairt ' however, that Mrs. j The Democrats will have. 1596 dcle- the Arkansas people are becoming 1 Ha!c r:mlld " ol he the Democratic j B ' - - • •• more solidly for il and we are re- \ ! nominee muter any circumstances. cciving pood support from the peo- i The lnw , provides, he said, that the fie of Mississippi." • i chancellor be elected by the qusll- King said the proved season i f ' c<i doctors of the four-county cir- would be held in April. "The. racing season ought to foi- : the Hot Springs meet," King ] ! cult. aid. New Divorce Court Termed 4-County Body LITIT.E ROCK, Ark., June 8. — 'UP)—Little Rock's newly-created Domestic Relations court was de- ! clared a four-county district judi- ! cial body yesterday by the Arkau- | Jas Supreme Court. The unanimous opinion written by Chief Justice Griffin Smith re- j ver-sed Special Pnlaski Chancellor : . J. H. Carmichael and ordered Dem- ' ocrntlc Party officials to place the ' name of Ally. Oen. Guy E. Wil, Hams on the ticket In all four | counties as a candidate for chan- ; cellor In the Second Division, First Circuit Chancery Court. WARNING OKDKR In 'he Chancery Court. Chickri- sawba District, Mississippi County. Arkansas. Ralph N. Farrar. Plaint iff vs. No. 10,462 Snsit Irene Smith Farrar, Deil. The defendant,. Susie Irene Smith and the same number of nltmmvCF. and the. Republicans will have 1094 delceatp.s with »n alternate for each one. There will ' be approximately 1100 writers, photographers and radio and television men covering the activity. The Philadelphia Convention Hall will sest exactly 13.106 persons. The average convention lasts between four and five days, depending upon how many ballots 1 are needed to select a candidate. The longest one on record lasted I9'24 when u took Ihe 103 ballots to nominate John W. Davis at New York This will be the fifth Republican! convention to be held In phllu- ; delpbia and the second tor the Democrats. : Cool wenl.her for thf sessions Is the fervent wish of each party. I Although the. hull is relatively new Parrar is hereby warned to appear i J* (1a5 ' s '" within thirty days in the court I ?r.'"° < ',".! named in the caption hereof and answei the complaint of the plaintiff. Ralph N. Parrar. Dated this n day of May. 1948. HARVEV r MORRIS. Clpvk Gene K. Bradley, ally, (or plf. Clau:ie F. Cooper, atty. ad litem. _ "' j —built In 1931—It only has K rnakr- , NOTICE OF PROKATK OF WI1.I.' sblft cooling system. It would N,,. i»ri6| | scarcely be felt if a torrid sun sitils Notice is hereby given that given that the Last Will and Testament of Orange . 7 i O. M.t .Johnson was probated in common form by the Probate Court | of Mississippi county, on the 24 day of May, 1948. i An appeal from sllcli probate j .can be effected only by filing a pe- . Carmichael. acting upon a pell- j tilkin. stating the grounds on such tion filed by Williams' opponent i appeal, with this court within six Mrs. Ruth F. Hale of Little Rock. I IB) months from date of this no- '. had enjoined 'Democratic officials: tice. from certifying Williams' name lo j Witness by hand and seal this Lonoke, Prairie and White County 24 day of May. in4R, election commissioners. ELIZABETH BLYTHE | Mrs. Hale had filed only In Pu- Clerk of said Court INOW! County. She argued that the ClaucJe F. Cooper, Attor new r office should h« filled onlv by I [icy- ;ot FOUNTAINS: J Everywhere! J A FEW SACKS OF SAND CAN SAVE A COMMUNITY P J-UT ln the right* place at»the right time, j few bags of sand can save a town from flood. The sand costs but a fc>v dollars. The loss through flood might run into millions. • And so it is with life insurance. A few dollars in the right place at the right time can avert great misery for your family. Consult a friendly Life of Georgia agent today! THE OLD RELIABLE • SINCE 1891 HOMK OFFICI — ATlknTA Dislricl Office Horunt tiuildini,', 203 W. Alain Slrcel Coiivrntitiil Capsule Tlic niite: Philadelphia's Clou- vent Ion Hull t Municipal Auditorium, nbovet. Tlit Tlm«: li,.p .......... ] mu . - 2I Dem ......... July 12 3rd Pnrly ---- Inly :i:l l>elcjat*K: Itep ........... Hint Dem ........... ITillfi' AHernntrs: Hep .......... lOflt.. Dem ........... isnii Kxiierted Atlciidiince (Ilt'p. and Ocm.. pachl . . .31), [too lo CoM |wr party (Hep. and l>eni.t . . S-ftfl. Avrr>j« rstlmutrd jier • The 1S98 Democratic dcli'Ktiles have only 1ZII votes amoni; them, .since some have half a vote. In Ihe heal ui ruled by the tlnm- j.sniids of ot'erhend h«hl.s combtiu'd 'with thp special IlKhlliiK required for the newsi'pcls ami television, A dlntiiK room In Hip linll wliich M'als tiOU pel suns will MM\'C meals iiit all times, i\ cuinpli'tc post oHIce I wllh u du/eii clerks ulll bp set up i In handle mull for Ihe dclcptcs nd iillicial visitors. 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