The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONEAT, WAT », Congress Democrats Not in Favor of 1954 National Convention By JACK BKI.r, WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats have signaled thumbs down on a proposed 1964 nntiognl convention list It split their party Just ahead of Senate and House elections. Southern Democrats generally i publicans but I see no need for •re In a mood lo boycott such a'adopting a platform since mem- convention If it Is held and some bers of Congress generally run on of their Northern and Western Colleagues agree it would be a political experiment fraught with un. usual dangers. local issues and not on a national platform anyway." Sparkamn said. Paul M. Butler, Indiana national committeeman who brought up the They believe It would revive the 1954 convention idea, siigKcsicd It cooling civil rights controversy and spotlight other differences among party members. Although committees appointed by National Chairman Stephen A. Mitchell have yet to report, a cross-section of opinion among Democratic senators showed most of them ide». Sen. Sparkman (D-Ala), the party's 1952 vice presidential nominee, took a more lenient attitude toward the suggestion than some of his colleagues. He said a Democratic conference, as opposed to a convention, might be all right. But he expressed no lilting for a meeting replete with platform and other political trimmings of the presidential-nominating convention every four years. "It would be all right for us to could bring the 1952 platform up to date and speak "with a single clear voice" for the party. Mitchell said he was "sympathetic" and proceeded to appoint study committees. Sen. Stennls (D-Mlns) said he wnnts nothing to do with any such opposed to the convention convention. . . • I Sen. Hunt (D-Wyo) said he thinks (D-Ala), the jthe.re would be a lot of controversy over any efforts to bring the national platform up to date. get together and jack up the Re- I blood. Patterned Aflcr U. S. A. The republic of Liberia is governed entirely by Negroes. The government Is modeled after that of the United States. The president and vice president are popularly elected for eight years and suffrage Is extended only to landowners over 21 who are of Negro OKINAWA REALLY GOES AMERICAN—Although It's out In the Pacific far away from home, the island of Okinawa mokes Army wives feel as though they never left home, at least as far as Kioccry shopping is concerned. The women do their marketing in a bis supermarket, operated by the Army, Just like the ones back home. Miss America Of 1952 Weds NEW YORK m — Collen K»y Hutchlns, who reigned as Mlsn America during 1952. and professional basketball player Ernest Vandeweghe were married yesterday. The former University of Utah coed had as her maid of honor Yolande Betbeze. of Mobile, Ala., who was Miss America of 1951. Vandeweghe. a member of the New York Knickerbocker professional basketball team while study- Ing medicine at Columbia University, had as his best man a teammate, Carl Braun, of Garden City, N. Y. Some 150 persons attended the ceremony at the Eastern States Mission Home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The couple, who will make their home In New York, plan to sail tomorrow on the Queen Mary for ft honeymoon in Europe. ' Knew Their Ropes Every rope on an old sailing ship had a name and every sailor was expected to know the na.nes and exact locations by heart for the safety of the ship. When a lino had to be let go in a hurry on a dark night, a wrong decision could do a lot of damage. HOP-SCOTCHING ROCKET-Just airlifted to the front by the helicopter in the background, this Marine rocket crew loads iti weapon to fire on the enemy. The 'copter stands by to bring the men and the rocket launcher back to their regular area when the mission is completed. FOLLOW THE MAP-A new device lo make long distant driving easier is this circular road map which fits onto the steering wheel. On display at the Technical Fair in Hanover, Germany, th« map ii the first of a sol, now in preparation, that will cover ajl of Germany. 19-Year-Old Marine Arrested For Murder of California Man LAS VEGAS, Nev. Wl—A 19-year- old Marine Is expected to be returned to Los Anpeles today or tomorrow in the "everything-went- black" slaying of r\ rancher found ot the bottom of s well. Meantime, an autopsy Is scheduled on the body of the Lancaster rancher, Joseph Welford Cyr, 30, shot in the top of the hond. "He was always talking- about disembodied egos nnd ghots," police quoted the Marine, William Morion Lawson, of Campbell, Calif., arrested here Saturday night. Officers Nelson Bishop. Wayne McDorman and Rny Schaeffer said Lawson told this story: Six weeks ago he escaped from Long Beach, Calif., Naval brig where he w^s held following: the stnbbing of a fellow Marine. He met Cyr nnd stayed at the latter's •finch nbout five weeks. Cyr, nt the bottom of a well they were digging Friday, started talk- ng about ghosts. Lawson told him: 'Shut up or I'll blow your brnins nit." Cyr started up the well, •caching for a knife. Lnwson pointed Cyr's .25 auto- natlc, which lie wns carrying, as 'everything went black." He heard the gun crack and saw Cyr fall back, bleeding, into the well. Lawson drove Cyr's car to Barstow and hitchhiked here. He was arrested In a bar after another youth, trying to pawn a g.un, told a policeman the weapon belonged to Lawson. Los Angeles deputies said no knife was found in the well or in Cyr's clothing. Gen. Pollack Gets Korean Award SEOUL (JP)— President Syngman Rhee today awarded, the Order of Military Merit Tai Guk to Maj. Gen. E, A. Pollock, commander o( the First Marine Division, for his contribution to development of the Korean Marine Corps. & The Arlington. 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