The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1955
Page 11
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.FRIDAT, DECEMBER 2t, 1955 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Sen. George to Old? Records Show Other Solons Are Older By JAMES MARLOW AI' News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — At 77 Sen. George is no chicken—there have been com- Illaints in his native Georgia that this Democrat is too old to run again. But he's by no means the oldest man in the U.S. Senate. ' Twelve of the 96 senators are over 70. Six of them are older then George. He said yesterday be would seek, re-election in 1956 when he's 78. But that • won't set any records, either.... Men older than .George have sought re-election In the Senate, and won. Even next year. George Will probably not be the oldest senator trying for another term. The oldest senator now i« Theodore Green (D-RI), who Is 88. He was re-electee. In 1954 when he was 87. He may wind up being the oldest senator In history by a mile. Judging from what he said during his 1954 campaign—he'll be 93 when his present term ends—he will try to stay in the Senate until he is at least 100. He's amazingly For That Holiday Wedding DIAMOND RING SETTINGS* BY 90% larger 87% more brilliant Lock Interlocking' Diamond Rings with ''Feature- Glo" icttingi stay together in perfect position always. McCaughey Jewelry In City Drug Store 100 W. Main Blytheville, Ark. GIFT OF A LIFETIME The All Mew PUSHBUTTON NECCHI AUTOMATIC ... the faizem world's most advanced sewing machine! Just imagine now for the first time, you can make perfect buttonholes in one continuous operation without attachments and without resetting levers. No other home sewing machine i» automatic enough to do this. This is only one of the many exclusive- featuret of the new Pushbutton Nccchl. For example: It roahei more than 2,700 different decorative stitcb patterns. You have to aee it to believe It. See this new sewing marvel at the Sewing Machine Exchange or try It yourself in your own home without obligation. Definitely None Other Can Compare EASY TERMS—LIBERAL TRADE-INS FRANCHISED DEALER for SALES & SERVICE SEWING MACHINE EXCHANGE 10T E. Main pho "« 3 " All Pirto * Service Always Available active. 14 Othen Here are th« 10 other senators, besides George and Green, who are over 70: Neely (D-WVa) 81; Smith (R- NJ) and Murray each 76; Barkley (D-Ky) and Hayden (D-Ariz) each 78; Lehman (D-NY) 77; Martin (R-Pa) 16; Flanders (R-Vt) 15; Wiley (R-Wis) and O'Mahoney (D-Wyo) each 71. Lehman is two months younger than George. The terms of Hayden, Lehman and Wiley draw toward a close next year—their terms actually seek re-election in :956 Hayden wil be 79, Wiley, 72, and both Lehman and George will be 78. Neely was 80 when he was reelected in 1854 but seems shy about telling his age. He does not list his birthdate in the Congressional Directory, where most senators give 'their ages, nor in Who's Who in America. It took some scouting around to find the date. He was born Nov. 9, 1874. Not The Oldest Barkley and Murray were also re-elected to the Senate in 1954, Barkley having been out since he became vice president in 1949 Barkley was 17 and Murray 18. Green is not yet the oldest man who has served in the Senate but, according to men who specialize in Senate history, he is missing the record by only seven months. Green is 88 years and 2 months old. Sen. Morrill (R-Vt) died in office in 1898 at the age of 88 years and 8 months. So if Green lives another G months he'll tie Morrill and in 7 months be out in front. Green has only 1 months more to go to tie Sen. Glass (D-Va), who was 88 years and 4 months old when he died in 1946. Senate historians say Morrill. Glass and Green are the oldest senators in history. But then they hedge it by saying that although they feel certain this is correct, they have checked every senator's age all the way back to the first Congress. Monkey Business MISSOUJjA., Mont. Wl — Monkey business developed on a railroad trip when a monkey escaped from its express crate. It rode the rods of a baggage car 40 miles between Missoula and Drummond. Finally cornered at the passenger station and recrated the monkey was sent to its mates at the U.S. Public Health Laboratory, Hamilton, Mont. An oil tanker can carry 145,000 barrels of residual fuel oil, or the equivalent of 36,250 tons of coul. The smallmouth black bau b*I some 36 names, according IB !*• cnllty. &VJ For aches, pains, vuti, braises, born*, colds, headaches, lilies and stlnti, ti7 Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment Available at your favorite drug collator C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. POPULAR — Miss Virginia Lynch and James Sano have been named the most popular students in Wilson High School in a recent election by the students. Both are seniors. Virginia Man Is Acquitted In Death of Negro Laborer HEATHSVILLE, Va. Wl — A 44- year-old white storekeeper was acquitted Wedensday of a charge he murdered a young Negro laborer. The aii-wmte male jury returned its verdict in Northumberland County Circuit Court after 24 min- day Bromley had been drinking : when he entered the store and I ' grappled with third brother. Mead Hinton. According to his testimony, it ! was at this point Ira stepped in j and ordered Bromley from the I utes deliberation. i store. Ira D. Hinton Jr. had been I Bui iwo Negro prosecution wit-1 charged with the pistol slaying of nesses told different stories. Howard Bromley the night of Nov. James Tracy, who accompanied 5 after an argument in Hinton's Bromley to tht> store, said there country store. | was no struggle, just a "friendly" The prosecution contended the j conversation that turned into an 23-year-old Bromley was gunned [ argument. ILUXORA NEWS By MRS. PAUL BAYES I Dr. aJid Mrs. Lonzo Howton of North Little Rock were recent visitors of Mrs. O. Howton. Those from Luxora who attended the home demonstration club council Christmas party at Osceola were Mrs. W. L. Hanna, Mrs. W. E. Hood, Mrs. Clarence Lucas, Mrs. K. E. Baker, Mrs. E. C. Skeen. Mrs. Walter Wood, Mrs. Inez and Mrs. Paul Hayes. Mrs. Harold Alexander and son Steven have left for Big Delta. Alaska where they will join their husband and father who is stationed there Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver. Jr., of Atlanta, Ga., former residents, announce the birth of a son Dec. 5 de has been named John Morrow Mrs. G. 0. Driver, Sr., is in AtlanU for an extended visit with her son and family. The Women's Missionary Society of Baptist Church met in the home of Mrs. Walter Wood Monday with nine members present for the Royal service program and annual Christmas luncheon. Those taking part on the program wre Mrs. Jack McKinley. Mrs. James Clark, Mrs. Walter Wood. Mrs. ,O. Howton, Mrs.. Paul Hayes and Mrs. C. B. Wood. down as he fled the store, located on the Northumberland-Lancaster County line in the Northern Neck area of Virginia. Prosecution attorneys placed emphasis on early testimony that each of three bullets ;hat struck Bromley entered his jody from the rear. The defense maitnained Bromley died of a pistol shot fired accidentally us he and Hinton fought over the weapon. Jury Foreman Robert M. Reamy a real estate man, told a reporter there was no disagreement among the jurors over the verdict, which came after two days of triah Hinton testified yesterday he asked Bromley to leave the store because he was using "vile and abusive language." Hinton said he picked up the .32- caliber pistol when Bromley began advancing toward him. He said he fired a warning shot inio the floor i but Bromley kept coming and ill j a moment they were struggling over the weapon. William VV. Hinton, brother of the defendant, had testified Tues- Luxora Parent-Teacher Association met Wednesday afternoon. The meeting was opened with group singing of Christmas carols followed by the president's message and devotional by the Eev. W. L. Diggs. Mrs. Inez Permenter presided over the business meeting. Reports were given by officers and the group voted to buy a drinking fountain for the school. The Rev. 'James Riherd was in charge of the program, "Is It Well with the Child Spiritually." Mrs. Bowen Thompson received the door prize with Miss Halstead's first grade and the seventh grade winning the room count prizes. Ninth and tenth grade mothers were hostessea in the social hour. Mrs. Leroy Brownlee entertained the Luxora Book Club Tuesday night with a buffet supper. The table was decorated as Christmas package with a poinset- tla centering the table. Mrs. Hemby was a guest of th group. The Luiora Dance Club entertained with a supper arid dance at Hotel Noble ITlday. The Phebean Class of Baptist Church held its annual Cm-istmns supper at the Rustic Inn in Blytheville Friday night. Gifts were exchanged and a gift was presnted to the teacher, Mrs. 'John Thweatt. An out - of - town guMt wa» Mn. W. J. Ledbettcr of West Memphis. Mrs. John Thweatt, Sandra Thweatt and Mrs O. Howton were In Memphis Saturday to meet John and Billy Thweatt. who were returned home from Baylor University for the holidays, Joe Bob Gentry of West Memphis is visiting fricnds.- Those returning from college for the holidays are Ann Afhley Rozelle and Dixie Hazel Howard from the University of Arkansas; Mrs \y. P. Ellis. Now Ann Jackson ana Charles Howard Stanford from Arkansas Stale College. Mrs. Charles Howard, Dixie Ha. zel Howard, Nora Ann Jackto'n and Charles Howard spent Tuesday in Memphis, Camright Kine said he saw Bromley piich forward after the .•••hots and Hinton was two or three: feet away. Rend Courier News Classified Ads us gay as Christmas np fa vnnj package wWi oue label and gift (Us. are the spirited wishes oi aft here who have served YOU in fbe p«t Y»ar... we say to yo* Have a GAY, EXCITING CHEJSTMAS! Osbcrne Furn. Co, Coronet 4-door Lancw e Coronet Low-Price Field! Come share tki rewards of the great Oodge success! Here's the only full-size, Mi-styled, M-teMaMj KING SIZE CAR to invade thi low-price Held with a (ullltac of bod, styles! Here is no stripped-down "price special" . . . but a f nil-size, full- slyled, full-fosluoneil beauty that's KING SIX,]:; in every way. Tliis new Dodge Coronet takes the measure of all others in Hie low-price field on every point, of value: Size! Beauty! Style! 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