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TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 1948 • Thompson Heads Holt's Campaign State's Gubernatorial Candidates Schedule Speeches to Voters BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Truman Sees Site of Vanport Flood Tragedy ROCK, Arlt.j June J5, -W. M. (Bill) Thompson] Balcsville attorney ami a former slate legislator, assumes! his du'ies as manager of jack Holt's guuorim- tonal campaign tociay, practically completing the organizational work of the major candidates. Thompson, a veteran of live reg- _ular and eight special sessions of w,<j%nc legislature, served as assistant <-•! campaign manager for U. S. Senator John L. McCleltan and was an aide in the lirst campaign of Second District Congressman Wilbur D. Mills lor Congress. Holt also named two University of Arkansas law students to his staff. They were Joe Neff Basore oi Berryville and Wayne Boyce of Tuckerman. Meanwhile candidate Horace Thompson conferred with While County supporters today and will address a Pocahontas civic club tomorrow. He will open las campaign at Morrilton on Friday night. Holt has scheduled his opening speech at Searcy on Saturday afternoon. ames (Uncle Mac) MacKrell, Little Hock radio evangelist, invaded Northern Arkansas this week, and was scheduled to speak at Huntsville tonight. He will be in Eureka Springs tomorrow. Jasper on Thursday. Salem on Friday and Melbourne on Saturday. Mc.Malh Schedules Talks Sid McMath oi Hoi Springs, wno opened his campaign at Pine BluIJ * last Saturday by proposing a n?w .Q|xmd issue for road construction, " announced a 21-appearance schedule for this week. He will be in Lonoke tonight after campaigning at England and Carlisle today. Tomorrow lie will appear in Sheridan, Star City and Rison during the day and at Monlicello for a night speech. Thursday he will bo at Tillar, Dumas, McGehee, Arkansas City and Dermott during the day and at Lake village at night. He will wind up the week witn a major address at El Dorado on Saturday night. In other action. Candidate Jim Merritt, nunied Ben Bynum ol Dermott as acting campaign manager. Bynum is a state representative Irom Chicot County and a past, commander of the Dermott American Legion Post. Other staff members named'by Merritt included Drew F. Harrison, jJr., of El Dorado, as associate manager for Soulhern Arkansas; Will C. Davis ot Stuttgart as associate, manager, and C. C. Clark of Little Rock as assistant manager. Merritt said he would be in Dyeso, Wilson and Osceola today; Harris- uuig, Che;~y Valley and Wynne tomorrow; Esrle and Marion Thursday and in Mouticello on Saturday. Open-mouthed with wonder. President Truninn sees the'remains'of the fioott-sweptTcTty ot Vanport "Ore which was wiped out by the savage Columbia Rlve r early this month. The swollen river "continues to' ciimo serious damage to the northwest. Against a backdrop of smashed buildings, GL-/I. Plillip Fleming i,, while-i suit, describes the scene to the President, with Secretary of the Interior Julius Kri, e , background and Col •(• D. Weaver watching. ' ' Outbreaks of Polio This Year 20 Per Cent Higher Than in '47 NEW YORK, June 16. —(UP) — , Advances of S52.000 to North Car- Outbreaks of infantile paralysis, United Press President Names Sales Manager NEW YORK, June 15 (UP)—Ap- nolnnitciit of LeKoy Keller as general sales manager of tin- United. announced today by Northern GOP Senators Fight Steam Plant WASHINGTON. Julie 15. (UP) — Northern Republican Senators promised new efforts loilsy to kill i proposed $4.000.000 Bruit to t*(?ln work on a Tennessee Valley Authority steam [lower plant at New Johnsonvllle, Tenn. The Northerners, led by Sen Rav" nioiul K. BiiUlwln. 11., conn., began their light lo eliminate the appropriation from a $42,002.061 government corporations appropriation bill lust, night, Baldwin and Sons. Chapman Revercomb, 1}., w. V«, ami Homer Ferguson, !!., Mich., said (he plant, would mean new federal competition for private power compmilei nnd threaten Industries in Northern slates. Hut SOILS. Kenneth McKcllar D.. Tenn., nml John Sparkman. n' Al«., arcticd that flic plan wa* needed to meet possible power shortages, nnd to provide additional power sources tor war plants In event of nuother national emer- Bency- Tlic steam plnni funds were Included in a $30.972.001 Senate appropriations committee recommendation tor TV A aflor the Johnson- vlllc project, was rejected In the House. A Senate vote on the Issue and the 1)111 itself was expected before nightfall. Truman Signs Fund Bills for U.S.Agencies PACK TREII Confesses Cecil E. Bilker, 35-ycur-old convict wliOKc dramatic conlesslon saved Joseph Ix-e Snultcr, 33, from a mldnliiht date with the electric ciliiir at HunLsville, Texius, prison. Baiter Is serving * life sentence as a habitual criminal. (NBA Telephoto) The Egyptian! were uslnu flax fibers to weave beautiful linens more than 400 years ago. olina chapters nnd $337.10(1 to Idaho , have reached mosl serious Hugh BailHc, president . chapters also have been made, the proportions in Teras, North Caro - ..... - ...... . ...... ,, „„, said, and bods and four! Keller, a native of Colorado join- ' ' "alarming." ; areas. i Texas has reported the greatest! j number on cases—342 a.s compared A J v\ • i with 59 lor the same period last AQQITIS KCSIQnS year and R 1047 total of 183, the — | foundation said. Cases appeared to p be centered at Edinburgh, near She ! .state's Southeastern tip. and Hous; ton. Idaho has reported 41 cases lo dnte as compared with 12 for the same period last year. Tl* state Position on State Roce Commission and director of the Foreign Pea- " lc Treasury-Post. Office supply bill lures Division. which carried l.OOC,313.425. Only 111 his new 'post, Keller succeeds yesterday the House approved and Jack Biseo, recently appointed (,'cn- | sent lo the White House a bill I cral business malinger. In addition | Provide $24B.4M,2!>!i additional tutu to newspaper and radio sales, Kel- 'or the operation of Trensurv an will continue the direction of United Press television activities. ! had a total of 352 cases in last year's epidemic. In North Carolina, 110 cases have | been reported as compared with is for the same date last year and a 1947 total of 297. JONESBORO. Ark., June is. (UP) Son ot Auto and Radio -Arthur L. Adam.,, jonesbnro at- Manufacturer Dies at 36 torney and former chairman of i'iic Weaver said that, with the ex-' last ception of Texas, the outbreaks ap-' " peared to be unusually early. A high Incidence of polio generally is not Arkansas Democratic central Com- miltee. resigned yesterrinv as a member of the A Commission. Adams announced his candidacy Post Office activities In the c"inln fiscal yea The legislative appropriation bl carried SBC.Mn.-IOl and the I,abo Department-Federal Security mcivs lire provided $890,139,000. MIAMI BEACH, Fla.. June 15.' for associate esterriny as a »"«ivn UE.AUII. na.. June 15. i "' .rkansas racing ' UP| —Funeral plans were made to-1' k I /^.» i ** t day for Powel Crosley III, president i J N CJ VV ' I his candidacv coril r^° SlCy ) Mr "", 1 ," C i Cor "- " l i! " rlnt^ h, 5 n^ «V°. or 'H Gables, who died yesterday ! ^^ Dog flesh, fat, and Wood long have been regarded as medicines in some European countries. Read Courier News Want Ads. Supersonic Flier expected until after hot, dry wea'thcr arrives. Other states showing an increase i in cases over the same period in 1947, Weaver said, include Indiana, wilh 28 as compared with 18 up to June 5 last, year; Iowa, 52 against 14; New Jersey, 31 against 13; Oregon, 20 against 8; South Carolina,! 13 against 4; Washington, 28 against 15; North Dakota, 110 against 18, and South Dakota 21 against 2. The Los Angeles area has reported 153 cases, the foundation said. The area had 273 cases during all of 1947. Special facilities and funds have been sent to the three most affected states by the foundation. It was said. An epidemic aid team, from Harvard University, went to Texas earlier In the year it was said. In addition, 45 beds and 10 hot pack machines have been sent to the Grandviow Hospital at Edin burgh- and seven iron lungs have been shipped to the state. Approximately S24.000 hns been advanced to the foundation. iuiu \vceK ior associate justice of ••».•. .inu unu }L'.iLurnay the Arkansas Supreme Court, lo filli"; "»,- C " rt ""I"?" 1 1[1 his nome hcre the vacancy created by the recent „ ' L"/,i,, death or justice K. L. McHnnev. 'nl *"l ' 1 , Cr F rim- non T *,.,«.. „„.,.,;..,,._, . _,_ * radio mamifa • ........*.. .:,. u. mvfllllluv. t r-*r Oor. Ben Lancv appointed Adams! T to the commission in 1345 to fill an unexpired term, and rrappolntcd him to a four-year term t-.vo vears later. / * "., C W '" s c so " of " :tllrer Powel Crosley. i i Read Courier News Want Ads. The younger Crosley recently had devoted himself to aviation research, experimenting with a lightweight Jet-propelled unit to replace Bas engines in small planes. •at FOUNTAINS Everywhere! Capt. Charles E. Ycajer. 25-year- old Air Force ace, became the first ; human in history to fly faster than j sound. 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