The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 23, 1948
Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE », 1948 GOP Platform Hit As a 'Cover-Up' Democrats Rip Up , Plonks They Claim Hid* Many Failures ,„, »K«d Youths Find Service Project And Lesson in Great Loyalty BLYTHBVILLB (AKK.y COURIER NEWS Mrs. U. w. Pltls of ForUsevill* *. Mo., Uas kept a constant vigil lor her husband who was critically Injured In a truck-train accident June 6 and who has been in the BIytheville Hospital since that time. The Pitts' were unable to obtain special nurse for Mr. piu s who had his right hand and a left toe a n\ p u t a t e d and i s s " fteri »R '«»» a skull fracture and Mouliun Staff Correspondent) (UP) — "^isirauon stalwflrfc «• < ^ "" """ """' • j «-i"i iiHtiure »ita Republican Parlv-, i<S.»,,i , ' bral " l " i " ry ' so Mrs - pltls has s '»yed «-"i>s IBM Wat-1 with him conslanllv since that time. form today "P the •"!.,.„„„, controlled Congress. The plank* nn o ( attemn of the or me COP GOP- both in "Delation from Dem and out of Congress. u'n a !!!! a , ri , SQld the farm P Ia 'i* "col-' "wt, ,°, re ft was " ut s " P'*ce-" -»™ B on S'" 0 "" W " e " he said, .jf-the RCJ was knocking ih ( under It in was .,' $70,000. they said. partmcnt appropriations MM' T ? C .?>° P platform . "icy sam. calls tor "the development of sound a*™ SoboatTrt C °" 8! ' CSS took " >»j ^ju.uiju.uuo ciCsiciied to hf*)n iu?\ Production credit Associations farmers 6 ShcrUcrm loa "s '« ; said l?>\t nl- ... only rest she has been able lo get is while sitting In n j'mir near his bed and sometimes leaning for- The Young People's Department at the First Methodist Church heard about Mrs. Pitts ana her watch over her Injured husband and launched a community service project. Yesterday Miss Mamie Adams, dl*-'•' »•-'•= i rector of religious education for the hil.idelphla.". church, and two members of the nn Congress | Young Peoples Department, Miss s ^out from j Betty Jean Thompson and Miss Iva " Seay, called on Mrs. ritls at the hospital and extended an olter to "stand watch" so that she might get some needed rest. They also delivered magazines, cookies and fruit, and returned today with a fan and a cot to make the remainder of the Pitts' sUy in the hospital more comfortable. Although Mr. Pitts' condition is ffreatly improved lie win have t* remain in tho'hospltal for many more in- days, nurses said ye.sterttay. though the platform an nm'™ d resci "' ch . '"nds for this puipose were cut by $6,000,000. Cletus Brock. r.«',o or Portageville, Mrrn' S ° ,*?° mocra t' c Whip John W. I who was rifling with Mr. Pitts at the rrihPrfTi ° f Maasach »setts lies-1 time of the collision, was taken to j-i'iwaine platform as " an amaz-! the Veterans Hospital. A U 'ten nionip " •£^ to f 00 ' and deceive the j wrist BUS his most seevre ir.jury. peope. The planks on labor and Lousing, he 5aid are "hypocrltfca"» Promises Cover Failures The platform," said McCormlck promises everything the Republi- tn f "J ? onsrcss fa "M or refused who .- f,---^a miicu or rei\]-'Wi do during the past two years"" Rep. John E. Rankin, D., v<^>. of inn >, ' '' " afc ° dds Frank Witness Stumps Lawyer With Admissions NEW YOEiK. June 23. (UP)—Edward Fenne.ssey, 17, a witne.w for the state in the murder trial of •" with S!mto Breta S a s, ai)d Willie Rosen- worse. He said it "must be a disappointment to decent Republicans throughout the nation." i Former Interior Secretary Harold I U Ickes. who served in both the i Roosevelt and Truman cabinets, delivered a blast against the OOP Pledge to work for state-ownership of the oil-rich tidclands- In a telegraph to Sen. Henry'cab- pt Lodge, R., Mass., chairman of i the Platform Committee, Ickes! said: "If these riches of Inestimable! vaue should be given away, even C °rso C nai e - act '? n and scrupulous i late Albert B. FalM a "member'of President Harding's cabinet) no longer influences political action"' Icltes suggested that the federal i government be given complete jurisdiction over the tidelands and use the Income to Improve the • of the rrstion. He'sali-iti "You know what it means to squeal?" asked an attorney. "Yes," replied the witness. "You know what it means to be a rat?" "Yes." "Ave you a squealer arid a rat?" ."Yes, sir." That stopped the defense lawyer. He excused the witness. Truce Guardians Tornado Lashes Nebraska, Iowa; Farmer Is Killed CITY, Neb., June «. crews worked today to clear highways of debris strewn by a tornado which lashed across P ? r K. ^,m cbraska a " d Iow » '«t night, killing one person and In. jining at least five others. The twister flattened farm bulld- ngs, snapped ,x)» w Rlui telephone lines and uprooted trees. It pushed seven cars of i Missouri Pacific freight train olf the track a mile Southwest of here anrt sent them tumbling down an embankment. Four trainmen were injured. The tornado struck in (he Southeastern corner of Nebraska and swept Northeasterly into Iowa for 60 miles before blowing lUelf out near Emerson, it left a train of destruction a half mile wide In many places. * U.S. weather forecasters said (he twister was part of « storm system which also struck parts of Missouri and Kansas, where high winds and driving rain mulcted heavy dam- avy am- a g e along the border between the Air Defense Groups to Be Consolidated WASHINGTON. J.use 23. <W)Air Ucfonsi; Command will consolidate It, six air force. Into four by July i to •eslnbUsl. the most effective air defense passible" The four air torcM will protect he four major ••rlcienw" ureas of the United SHUes. Each will liavo * single rojimiiituler. The First Air Force will protect the Industrial Norlhrut. pxtcnd- i"g South »nd West to Include Kentucky, Virginia and Indiana (h VII'M!' *'"' B " llrrt viu) arM * "> the Middle West, bounded on the West by Wyoming and Colora<lo, on the awl by Michigan and Illinois and on the south by Kansas and Missouri. Tho nth, now embracing the seven Southeiutern states, will takfl in the five Southwestern suites as well, extcnrtlnR as far West as New Mexico, The fourth will be rraixmslble for defending the eight fur Western (Up)-cooiu, Crump «nd Oommu- uism featured TennwgM Democratic politic*) campaign talk (od»y Hillbilly music WM tll , ^ at j tructlon for the neimbllcaiis. Meanwhile, *i«t Tenne.s s e« con- ll»ue<l to bfi tho favorite vo(e-lm,it- I»K siiot for llnx'D of the (Ive "ma- Joi'" OemociHtlo candidates W |,|j e two were to browse for ballot* in Middle and West Tennessee Communism cum. h, for (he most f^«^^Kwr^x _ „ ^^-••-ji 'Jne of the SO members of the United Nations Guard Force at Lake Success, «.|,o will eo lo Palestine to help supervise the Iruco. gets filled , or nis lummcr uniform. S S t. Larry Davidson, left, of the guards, measures Jack 5?oies, who will tie part of the "field army" requested by UN mediato,. Coun , Folkc Bcrnadotte. Almost all at the 50 are Americans. King George Loses Title LONDON. June 23. (UP)—"Em- iwror of India" was stricken formally from the title of King George Vi today by u proclamation in' th London Gazette. The Gazette di Yesterday's meeting was a bll ness session. Richard Rose of Hoseland. an Howard Moore of Jacksonville, Fli\ were guests of the Lions. two states and littered highway] with wreckage. Damage irom the wind waj r. ported at Horton, KIVJIS., St. Josepl Mo., and Olnthe, Kans. The 'lornaoo KIIIVU Harrv Bad- rg, 31, Talnmdge, Nell., when he stepped from his farmhouse as it struck. stales. Tennessee Political Talk :,"; '* Highlighted by Coons, 1 Crump and Communism NASHVIIiK. Term., June 23. Many sidewalks In Rio de Janeiro are covered with black and white mosaic tile. not say why 10 months elapsed be- ^vaon Jmilan Independence and the change in the title. Now It ts -George VI, by tho grace of God. of Great Britain Ireland and the British dominions bc- vond the s«i.s. king defender of the Lions Club to Install New Officers on July 6 , BIy1t . he , ville Lions Club conducted a I P rellmlna 7 metM "S to discuss plans I fu l ,' e tollowin « « ar ««" the L K , lur "; h T meet!n » »' ">* Hotel -e y ne S rof7icers .acted at the ay meetlng wlu take °" lce -""y NOW! ofr FOUNTAINS Everywhere! HAVE A COCA-COLA PLAY REFRESHED UNO,, AurHO , lrT op TH , COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEVILH state encampment at Chittanoofa, »ii<l Oov/ jiii)' McCord? tcekuL' LKmocratlc lenomlimtlon, blast Coiimiunlsm and otlwr "kms" y«- terday. Judge Joh,, A. Mitchell, of Cppkcvlllc, anolher Senatorial can- didHte. also had » bit lo <ay about Coijimunlsin hi * speech »t New- Crump _ political leader X H Crump of Memphis-came under fire from u. s. 1U>V. Estcs Kefauver, SonatoriHi cnn.iwme. and Chancellor Oordon llrowniiin, candid for jiovertior. 'iim vnEK.,iiT. /T*« rt leri* PAGE mn ••• nessean, ardent Cnunn to. of th«n win Cooiu entered Uw pietun mm Kelluver', headquarter* announced that the raccoon luu been «*Vtrt«4 M the Contreaatnarva '^"•p-'n mascot. 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