The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 25, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 25, 1948
Page 12
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TWKLVE (ARK.) COURIER NBWS Evangelist-Candidate MacKrell Likens Himself to Arkansas' 3-Term Governor, Jeff Davis By B»b »n>w« _ UMMed Frw Sioff Corr*«po«i*»t Lim* ROCK. Ark., Jurw »S. (U.P.)— Memories of ttie fabuloui Jeff Dwrto mingled »'<* "turtle Ulk" In Arkansas' nine-man gubernatorial not today. Candidate James (Uncle Kfac) Mackrell had a hand In bolh. The UtU» Hock radio evangelist*. .— _—. wa< MM ft four candidate* tor gov- |. •roar who attended Uw and annual | N|jmD€f 9 School "Turtle D«rby" at pould yesterday, j ~~ »»».iiwwi Calls Election on Bond Proposal And in » n*»-ly-rtleas*d copy hU monthly newspaper h« likened himself to Dayis—the man who depend«d upon th« "one-gallus folks from up tht cre«k" to become Ar- kanua' only three-term governor. "Kv«j d*y of my lite people tell mt th»t not since the days of Jeff Dibvw hu thert been a candidate for governor wlw ha* represented the country people of the state, lh« working people who have made thii Mat* great," MacKrcll'i news- pap*r declared. Meanwhile, he told tne "Turtle Derby" f»ns tliat if elected, lie would attempt to place ginvel on all mail routes, black-top nil state hlgtfways, provide »SO a month for i old folk* and gel achooU out of ! debt. Other gubernatorial candidates who watched speedster "Hairless Joe" waddle across the finish Una were John Lonsdale, Jr.. of A apecial election for Number Nine School District No. 34 has been called for July 29, according to superintendent M. 1, Hart, and at that time the qualified electors witl vote on the question of accepting a loan from the slate Revolving Lo«n Fund and the levying of a two mills annual tax on the assessed property valuation. The loan was proposed In order that an additional room can be built and a third teacher added lo the flail. Mr. Hart said. The new teacher, which will Ix Judge Appoints Commissioners To Pick Jurors Jury commissioner! for th« next term of the civil division of ttie Mississippi County Circuit Court, f*)ick»sawba District,- were selected yesterday Judge Charles W. IJght of Paragould and the sessions for June are uheduled to be adjourned Ute today. Judge Light appointed William Wyatt, u. S. Blankennhlp and Arch White >« jury commissioners to «el«t petit jurorj for the next term. H« ako announced that Judge Zal B. Harrison wonld preside over an adjourned session to b« held here December 31. In cases disposed of yesterday a Jury awarded Jack Marsh and others $254.25 from Lawrence Hassell, and in anotlipr case Judge Light Instructed the Jury to return a verdict, of $822.28 to the First Finance Company and others and against E. c, Durnctt and others in a dispute involving the sale of an automobile. The court also instructed the Jury to award the same amount to K. c. Hnrnett on his cross complaint ttgahist Joe Love. Decrees Granted In Divorce Cases $150 P«r Month Temporary Alimony Award it Ord*r«d Divorce* werr granted in 1» cajes and decree* issued for' teparat* maintenance in cajse* dLspcced by Chancellor Francis H. Cherry of Jonesboro In a session of the Mississippi County Chancery Court, Oilckasawba Division, here yesler- dale, Ch»rle» Fleming of Forest City and Jack Holt ot Little Rock. Loasdale re-asserted his support for "home rule," slate liquor salt's and establishment of special loll ! bus and truck highways. j Iteming declared mat Ihe state I COLD WAR (Continued from Pape 1.) two-mill tax will be levied on an assessed valuation of $198,066. To Attend District Meet enough money "to make national highway* out of ail old trunk roads if it were properly spent." Hoit-who win be in iiet*rB/ytheviHe l.cgionnaires Spunji, Clinton and Clarksville to- _ ' . . _ .=• . , , day—devoted his lime to a denunciation of President Truman's civil rights proposals. "I would rather be defeated fighting civil rights than be elected after being mealy-mouthed about it," he said. He declared that this was the "only is*ne" of the race. MacKrell, who was scheduled | added if Hie loan is approved, v,-iH Icac-li the third, fourth and fifth giades. The addition, extending the I rout of the building about 30 or 40 teet will be used its a class room for first and second grade students s 'i'tiek, American patrols sped and v,ill have an entrance separate u "'°"6)i mWtown Berlin searching from the other rooms for two Russian trucks reported Voting is to bcfiin at 2 p.m. ftt Wending propaganda SBalnst the Lan^ston Store and will continue Wcs(cnl allies, unul 6:30. Mr. Hart said ' Russian propagandists were re- Stiould the loan be approved the P° lt( ' (l '° . linvc snllled boldly over Ihe border Into tlie American I sector to thump the tub of aiiti- the Blytheville's Dud Cason Post will attend the Fifth District meeting at the Legion Hut In Lepanto Sunday, including Commander R. IB. stoui, Julian Cleveland, who is -o executive commander for the dts- be in Blytheville today, also urged trict, and Marshall BlackaVd, Fifth hi* country followers to get out ami | District adjutant. Others planning to attend from ' here Include: H. L. Halsell. Sr., I sa i({ the leaflets accused eOn. Lu- I Bryant Stewart. James Neirslhmier, [ ciiis Clay of causing "the rape of j Nick Shivley. Floyd White. Stuart I Germany by currency reform in the | Freeman, Lonnle F u I g ti a m, Ed | Western zones. Wright, and Charles Fr.rtlow. An address by the State commander of the American Legion, vote in the July 27th primary. And he urged supporters to "name you some good men to stay by the j rolii and see that vote counted | right before their eys " In other political action: Holt and candidate Horace j Thompson denied « rumor that a j ootViUon vas being formed with one ' candidate or the other dropping out , election of. District and County ot- of the race. | fleers for the following year will be Holt named Oarvfn Fitton. Lit- i r cit turcs of the day's events. tl« Rock lawyer, as an assistant of- j fice manager at hU headquarteis. j | • . | Sid McMath of Hot Springs com- I LlVCSlOCK pitted plant for a "large rally" at j Port Smith tomorrow night. j ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- Jlm Merrill continued plans to YARDS, June 25. <UP>—Livestock- open his campaign, in Monticello to- j Hogs 6,900; salable 6,500; barrows morrow night. And at the same j and gilts, under 250 pounds 25 to 50c Wescrnisin. U K S. Tanks, Joeixs mounlng machine guns and armored scout cars sped Into the Tcmpelhof district nea rthe outer edge of the Ameri I can sector with orders to find the i_rorn I truclcs an(1 arres t (h e men In them. Provost marshnl's officers directed the search from radio tars. The Irucks appeared to have eluded the American posses and fled back into the Soviet sector. A German policeman said one of them with six uniformed Soviets aboard was cruising slowly while parcel of pamphlets were losscd off. He I Troops Keep Watch In another sector, British troops withdrew slowly and watchfully session of the court conducted on August day. The next lere will be •24. Cases befort the court yesterday Included: Georgia M. Driver vs. Abner Driver; order for temporary alimony of *150 per month In suit for divorce filed June 21. Myrtle Stiaw vs. (Jordon Sliaw; divorce to plaintiff. Gertrude Swift v«. Jame* Swift; divorce to plaintiff. Letrice Vaughan vs. C. B. Vaughan; divorce to plaintiff. June Lookey vs. Eugene Lookey; divorce to plaintiff. Jose Lcvlno Qonzalcs vs. Maiia' Rosalie Gonzales; suit for divorce dismissed on motion of plaintiff. Charles B. Walker vs. Hazel K. Wnlker; divorce to plaintiff. AScrcse Slattery vs. Frank J. siat- tery; divorce to plaintiff. . Frances Louise Scott vs. Woodrow Wilson Scott; decree for |20 per week as separate maintenance. James T. Stewart vs. Dcvis C. Stewart; decree for separate maintenance. Marie Melba Vaden vs. Joseph J. Vaden. Jr. divorce to plaintiff. Beatrice Reynolds vs. Darwin Reynolds; divorce to plaintiff. Charles H. Kendall vs. Lela M. Kendall; divorce to plaintiff. A. B. Bridgewater vs. Mary Francis Bridgewater; suit tor divorce. Kathleen W. Gates vs. C. B. Lunsford; defense demurrer sustained and complaint dismissed in suit 'o recover lands purchased from state after forfeiture for non-payment of taxes. B. C. Land Co. vs. Dewey Rice; Arkanttn Mad* Homing Choic* Prior .to Convention LITTLE ROCK, Ark. June «. — lUP)-An excliulvi United Pres* poll made several wtelu ago showed that the,Arkansas delegate* to the Republican National convention were settled on their presidential nomine* lont before the meeting opened. The poll lUted the delegates In the same ratio as they appeared on the first two ballot* cast yesterday in Philadelphia. Five delegates favored Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio, three favored former Governor Harold K. Stassen of Minnesota, and two favored Governor Tom Dewey of New York. Four delegates declined to express their choice at the time of the poll. On the first two ballots yesterday, Taft received seven Arkansas votes, Stassen received four, and Dewey received three. Arkansas joined all other states In voting unanimously for Dewey of the third ballot. FRIDAY, JUKI 26, 1948 GOP TICKET (Continued from Fa(e 1.) lallst in criminal law. The party unity demonstrated here In picking a campaign ticket had an echo In Washington. Sen. Joseph H. Ball, R., Minn., who i/c fused to support In 1944, said he would back the party ticket this year. > Dewey, Warren Old Friends Warren and Dewey have been friends for many years. At annual meetings of the National Council of State Governors they usually are in each other's company. Warren has visited Dewey at the executive mansion in Albany and Dewey has been Warren's guest in California. The conferences over a vice-presidential candidate delayed opening of the convention's last session. Shortly before noon the delegates still were waiting to be called to order. They were getting a little restive. They wanted to wind up their business and go home. They Tjegan to shout "let's go." Convention Chair- decree for $494 and foreclosure on real estate. fin DamoOM Kitchen I** Ul * t wntlnunt M Dewejr celled A flre at Me South Lilly in the I "'* ro11 °' hl * late POlitUal enc- houie of Mr». H. T. Smith caused i mles ' Prett y soon the show was only minor amoke <iam»e in the ; over *" d tlle delegates on their way -trtfn yesterday. I lo bed or *»«• Flre Chief Roy Head «afd that the flre caught from the oil stove and ruined the wall paper, but , was checked before other damages were caused. man Joseph W, Martin, Jr., Just grinned. At least three others were mentioned—Sen. John W. Bricker of Ohla, Qov. Dwight H. Green of Illinois and Sen. William F. Knowland of California. These weer among the hashed over by Dewey and his conferee*. The conferee* Included Sen. Ar- Brownell May Head Party Wli«n the time came last nlr|it before the final ballot, smimg Herbert Brownell slid Into an arm chair on the platform and began telling Permanent Chairman Joseph W. Martin, Jr., what to do. Brownell wore no badge and needed none. He may be the next chairman of the Republican National Committee. Brownell ie one of three strong men in the Dewey machine. J. Russell Sprague and Edwin F. Jaeckle, both of Xew York, wer« the other two who master-minded Dewey* campaign. If Brownell balk* at taking the National Committee chairmanship again it probably will go to Jaeckle. National Committeeman Walter S. Hallanan of West Virginia also ig a possibility. Carroll Reece of Tennessee hac th* chairmanship now—« Taft man. These three gave the opposition a Buck Rogers blitz. They argued, cajoled and put on the pressure, Stop-Dewey movements bloomed, died and bloomed again. But they could not survive. Dewey had 434 votes on the first ballot and 515 on the second. Sen. Robert A. Taft had 224 and 274, Stassen slipped from 157 to 149. fhur H. Vandenberg of Michigan; John foster Dulles, foreign policy adviser; Sen. Edward Martin of | Pennsylvania, Sen. Leverett Saltonstall and Oov. Robert Bradford of Massachusetts; Gov. Alfred Drls- coll of New Jersey; Gov. Thomas J. Herbert of Ohio; National Committeeman J. Russell Sprague of New York; Walter Hallanan of West Virginia, chairman of the convention. Arrangements Committee and Dewey's top aides. Holds Undisputed Control Dewey's overwhelming triumph In winning the top spot for himself last nightgiive him undisputed control not only of this expiring convention ) but of the Republican Party. It was on a third and unanimous ballot last night that the delegates' named Dewey to the best chance for the White House any Republican has since 1938. At 46, Dewey now has been twice elected governor of New York state and twice nominated for president by the GOP. He lost lo FDR in ' 1944. He counts his opposition less dangerous today. The governor and Mrs. Dewey stood smiling before the convention crowd last night within minutes ot his nomination. "I thank you," the governor said, "with all my heart lor your friendship and confidence. I am profoundly sensible of the responsibility that goes with it. . • "I accept your nomination." "In this historic convention you have had placed before you six other candidates, all high-mivtdisd men of character and ability and deeply devoted to their country—" The crowd whooped its approval | Leonard Moody of Marinnna, and i from a trouble area. Blustering So- time candidate Loiisdale announced that he would be in the same town ealSer In the day. Lonsdaie was in tremc heavies generally steady. 180 Bald Knob today. | to 230 Ills., $2S.1f>-$'29; popular price. Thompson will be in Malvern to- j 528.75; lies- top for year 529. 240 viet officers had tried to force German workers to load scrap Iron for the Soviet zone. The British sent troops, halted ttie proceedings, and kept guards posted tmttl mid-morning. Marsha] Vasslly D Sokoiovsky proclaimed the end of four-power administration here. For the first time a better than outside chance was seen that he Wesern allies would get out ot Berlin sooner or morrow for a "major speech." Obituary higher; heavier kinds and sows .spotted, steady to 25c higher. Ex- j Inter. "- '- '""• Sokoslovsky brought out into the open the campaign lo squeeze the Westerners out of Berlin. In a formal statement he said the Kom- mandatura 01 i.strnllon had StAGHAM'S 7CROVTO. BtENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Pioof. 65% Grain Neuiul Spirils. Seagiam-Dislillers Corporation, Chrysler Building, NewYotk MEADS OFFER A SAVINGS OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TOMORROW! Mrs. Mollie Schcrer, [ Of Steefe, Mo., Dies Funeral service* for Mrs. Mollie Scherer, 75, of Steele. Mo., who died •t the Blytheville Hospital yesterday will be conducted »l 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Funeral Chapel by the Rev. P. H. Jernlgan. . Mrs. Scherer moved to Steele from Blythevilie a short time ago. She came to Blylheville from Orau, Mo., where she lived th« greater part of her life. Survivors Include two. daughters. Mrs. Edith iVncent of Steele, with whom she was living, and Mrs. Ollie Menz of St. Louis, Mo. Burial at Oran, Mo., wil be under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home of Blytheville. ] to 270 Ibs. S27.25-S28.SO; MO to 300 I Ibs.. $25.75-S:7; several !o«(ls 425-460 libs.. 523-SM.25; 150-170 pounds i $26.25-27.25; 130-150 Vb-s S'M.25- j 20-50; 100-120 Ibs $21.25-23.25; sows £21.25-23.25; stags $15-17; boars 1 513-15 I Cattle—2.GOO: salable 1.200; cnlves I 1,000, all salable. Market opened ' about steady on all classes. Odd lo's common and medium heifres and light butcher yearlings J20-2D; cutter grades down to *1G; odd lots good. cowincM and medium cows $18-21; 17.50. four-power admln- cfased to exist for practical JHlrpossB. Ttie Soviet press trumpeted that 'the Western powers haci sacrificed their right to be here. A possibility that the Soviet ouster campaign could be successful was seen for the first time since the victorious allies agreed to the joint occupation of Berlin. The possibility was acknowledged by responsible quarters after close canners and cutters 515- '. study of Gen. Lucius D. Clay's j statement yesterday that "they ' cannot drive us out of Berlin by anything short of war a s far as we are concerned." $45.25 Bond Forfeited Clearance REDUCED PRICES /N EFFECT THROUGHOUT NEXT WEEK! John T Johnson forfeited B $45.US en si i bond in Municipal Ctnitt this \ morning when he failed to appear ; to answer a charge of driving while under Uie Influence ot intoxicating liquor. Johnson wns arrested yesterday by Stale Police. Soybeans planted on the contour avernge about two bushels more per acre tlian when panted up and down the slope. I Read Conner News Wnnl Arts. 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