The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 195R BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE National Presidential Primaries Coming? Some Experts Think So WASHINGTON (AP) some heated talk, as in the past, on the wisdom of a nationwide presidential primary to give voters a direct hand in picking candidates. The result will be what it was in the past: nothing. Some political scientists think The delegates themselves voters — after being exposed a few more limes tluough television IQ the selection of presidential candidates at the big' parties' conventions—will Wiint a new system, Hiving" them a direct voice. Right novv ihe individual voter's punt in picking presidential candidates, and then voting on them in a general election later, is a very limited business. Only 19 states, the District of Columbia and Alaska in 1956 will have presidential primaries. No iwo are exactly the same. Some provide for election of delegates pledged to one candidate. In others delegates may be pledgd or not. Still others provide for pres- rectly on presidential preferences contests where the people vote di-j recrly on presidential preferncsj as well as for delegate candidates As Before But the final choice of party candidates will be made us before'. at the Democratic convention opening in Chicago Auq;. 13 and at the Republican convention in San Pvan- cisco Aug. 20. chosen in different ways; through state primaries, TV Set Blamed For Divorce LOS ANGELES WP) — Her living room television set couldn't legally be named correspondent in a divorce suit, but Mrs. Annette Stoics, 33, blamed it for the brakup of her marriage. . * She testified yesterday in winning a divorce from Eli M. Stoica, 38. on cruelty grounds that he: "Watched TV constantly. I beg- I ged him to pay some attention to > me but when the set was on I was aretcal bosses who can muke tradesi f orgo tten. miej and deals and. tf they're strong "He spent so much time watchin; By JAMES MARLOW AP News Analyst . In the 1956 presidential election year there probably will be AN I LA NEWS By Miti. .lames Felts the group. Gerald Costlier present-j L pd Mr. and Mrs. FeHs with a table' Mrs. White wilh through state convention-s of the parlies, and some through 'selection by the parlies' state committees. But those national conventions— where the state delegations decide among themselves what candidate somej enough, manipulate in one way or another the decisions of their state] delegations. ! The .state primaries do afford! some idea of how Ihe political wintlj is blowing, at least in a state or a region. Except for Sen. Knowland of the Republican would- that he had no time to change his clothes. He even fell asleep watching TV. It was as if his life depended on it." Superior Judge Samuel Blake awarded the family home, including the television. be candidates have refrained from Phont PravGF sayinjt they warn io test that wind ' to support—are not the same as California, the secret ballot cast by individual voters in state primaries. | saying they want to test that windj The national political convcn-| until they know whether President' [ions are made to order for politi-l Eisenhower will run. Young Husband Admits Killing Wfie, then Setting Rape Scene I LINCOLN, Neb. '.ft — A young \ husband's signed siory that he .strangled his wife because she refused his advances and then set a rape scene to throw authorities off his trail has solved the slaying of 22-year-old Mrs. Nancy Parker of Lincoln. Details of the confession by Lin- he admitted breakfast, when she that after refused his advances, he knocked Nancy unconscious, then strangled her with coi'd, Scheele related. "Then Parker tried to set the scene to make it appear she had ben raped. He removed her jeans and undenhings and tore her BOSTON tfl—The Tremout Temple Baptist Church, largest protes- lant church in New England, plans to give recorded spiritual messages and prayer over the telephone 24 hours daily. The Rev. Dr. Harold L. Picket! Jr., the pastor, said the telephone service will be non-denominational and will include a prayer, a quotation and a brief message to give comfort and inspire faith. The service is expected to begin within two weeks. Tin- Methodist Men's club entertained with a lather-daughter banquet Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the diiiiiifi room of the First Metho- j n( , r di.s* Church, i p^ti Karl) .father brought Jus daughter Hi- borrowed one for the occasion. I Uuh Milts, president of the club aued as master of cere- moint-.v Williams Healhman said grace for the meal. The Harmon- ettf\, Marsha While, Tapian Ellis. and Marilyn Harris, .sang three numbers accompanied by Judy Wii^iiL. Rev. Harold Spence, pas- toi ni the church, read "D.tUnhter's Night." Pat son .md Allen Thomas played, a co;i;t-i duet, "O Come All Ye lamp and blouse. Mrs. Felts was elected pin nisi and organist for the rhtirr-h when j she was fifteen and was ljr»m{)m^ ighth year. Mr. and Mi's were lenders of ilic Youni; People's Department in B. T. [J, Mrs. White has been a Sunday School teacher for a number of years and a member of tiu? choir. Refreshments of coif re, cold drinks, and cake -.vere .served. The fellowship meeting wa.-. sponsored by the Gleaners B. 'i'. U. Clii.s?. Oui-ol'-towii miR.s;s were Or, H. E. Williams, Presiden' of Southern Baptist College, and Richard Fra- a poem'je,. of New Orleans, La. Richard-; -___ Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bedwell, Sr.. iinnounce the engagement and James Felts arid Mrs. oshla White,, Mr. and Mrs. James Felt* were who are moving to Paragould in j supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. the near future. ! Harry Felts Monday .night. Hymns and Christmas carols, led! Mr. and Mrs. Harry Felts were by Leo Cummings, were sung by j dinner quests of Mr. and Mrs. John Fells of O.sceola, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Pinell Ctipehart ami daughter, Carrie Jean of Holland, Mo., were Sunday guests of I Mr. and Mrs. Bill Donncr, and! family. . Mrs. Mabel Homer. Mr. and Mr>;. Hiifold Horncr and Ver Ion Homer all of Joncsboro were Sunday wuesis ot" Mrs. \V. F. Homer and Mrs Edith Horner. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Bixler and Mark and Pat, of Mem- phis were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Grain. Mrs. Ada Carpenter left Wednesday for Lawrencelmrg, Tenn., where she will visit her sister, Mrs. Nan Konictc. and other rela- *.ivt>s for a f«w we«ks. aerve RONCO Fa.uhfu!." ! approaching marriage of their An offering of $100 was given j daughter. Le!a Jean Bedwell, ot for the building shares program of' the church. The menu for the banquet included barbecued pork, combination salad, baked beans, coffee, cokes, and dessert. A. W. Smith was chef . . . for the occasion. Johnnie FairchUd donated the pork for the barbecue. The First Baptist Church held a fellowship meeting in the dining room of the church Sunday night follcmn« B. T. U. and church services They honored Mr. and Mrs. and Pomiac, C. Godbrey Mich., to • Pomiac, Manila James Mich. The wedding wiJ] take place Dec 17 at 3 p.m. ai the Fisher Union Hall, 821 Baldwin Ave., Detroit. Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Alston and children, Stephen and Phillip, arrived last week from Glendale, Ariz., LO spend the Christmas holiday? with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Alston. Sr., and Mr, and Mrs. Bryan 6sborne. S&E ipaghettt * mocp~ pure egg noodt SUPER MARKET Highway fil North • Modern Self Service Facilities • Choice Meats • Finest Produce • Quality Groceries * Frozen Foods Enjoy Modern, Self-Service Shopping with no parking problem at any time. Shop S & E for Quality. . . Detais of e conession y Ln- an unenngs an tore er Adlai Stevenson and Sen. Estesjcoin City Forester Darrel F."park-| sweatshirt off and stuffed handker- Kef a uver of Tennessee, both hoping for the Democratic nomination. Will try their luck in only a handful of the state primaries. er were announced early today by Lancaster County Atiy. Elmer Scheele. Mrs. Parser's partially clad Where these two men jump intoj body was found in a bed at her the same primary against each! home here Dec. 14. She had been oilier, one of (hem may get badly hurt. They'll probably keep that danger to a minimum, each pick- trangled with twine, trussed. jagged and Her 24-year-old husband had told ing states where he seeTms to have} authorities she was alive when he good chance of winnin But even if one of them got badly clobbered by the other in .several primaries where both campaigned, this wouW not necessarily rost him the nomination at the party's national convention. In 1952 Kefa 1 ver worked hard in i ./• ., / state primaries and made a sooci j " ' s/t ° f showing Stevenson, playing hard to get. didn't enter any of them went to work in the morning and that he found her dead when he went home for lunch at noon after decorating a State Capitol rotunda Christmas tree. Parker signed a confession in The 1952 Democratic convention reached right over Kefauver and picked Stevenson. The national convention system can be defended as a Democratic way of selecting presidential can- since those candidates are chosen by a vote of 11 the delegates from the 48 states and territories. WHITTIER, Calif. dent teacher from Whittier College, alma mater of Vice President Nixon, was regaling the kiddies at the Broad Oaks nursery school with "The Night Before Christmas" when her tongue tripped: "Come Donder, come Blitzen, come Prancer. come Nixon." Not a Democrat in the stirred. chiefs into her mouth. ''Then he tied her hands behind her back, covered her up and put a pillow on her head before leaving for work," Scheele states., Parker had attended his wife's funeral in Des Moines Saturday. He was summoned back to Lincoln front Des Moines. where^ he had been staying with his slain wife's parents. Both lo\vu State College graduates, Mr, and Mrs. Parker had been married less than two years after a college courtship. Parker, .traveling alone, arrived in Lincoln about noon yesterday He was questioned several hours. was given a lie detector test ,by crimiuologist John E. Reid of Chicago. who had just arrived as consultant in the case, and then confessed. Mrs. Robert Morrison, mother of Nancy, said in Des Moines that Parker helped her write thank you notes for condolences before leaving for Lincoln. 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