The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1956 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 27, 1956
Page 5
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FRIDAY, APRIL 2T, 19S« BLTTHEY1LLB (ARK.V COURIER NEWS PAGE mi Few Surprised by Nixon's Decision to Seek Re-Election Panorama Tells Methodists OfSin,Wickedness In World By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — When a politician climbs the ladder to within one rung of the top, it's hardly time to jump off. So Vice President Nixon's announcement he wants to run again was something less than a surprise. What else would he want to do? He's not only a politician but an ambitious one, as his record shows. He made it in a big way in six years:* first elected to Congress in 1946, to the Senate in 1950, to the vice presidency in 1952. If Eisenhower should die before inauguration day next January. Nixon will be president. If the two men are elected and Eisenhower dies before January 1961, Nixon becomes president. And if they both are elected and live out their 'term, Nixon, will have a good chance for the Republican presidential nomination in 1960. It seemed only a matter of time before he said he'd like to be Eisenhower's running mate again. The time element was interesting in itself. Eisenhower handled the question of Nixon's candidacy like a man slicking a thermometer under the nation's political tongue. No announcement was made until the temperature looked normal. Nixon has a knack for making people either like him or despise him. Almost everyone seems to •like Eisenhower. ' Truman Doesn't Like Him The feeling about Nixon ranges from that of Sen. Millikin (R' Colo) to that of former President Truman. When Millikin heard yesterday Nixon's hat was in the ring again, he said, 'Good, good, good." Truman has been quoted as saying, although he denies using the profanity: "I don't like the — and I don't care who knows it." Democrats have been sore at Nixon for his campaign tactics in 1952 and 1954, his linking of "Democrats" and "Commcnists" in one sentence or paragraph.. There was the possibility Nixon had antagonized, besides Democrats, a lot of independents and perhaps som* Republicans. It was something which Republican leaders may have thought about. Although Nixon has been a hardworking vice president, Eisenhower, While praising: him, worked his way forward almost gingerly to saying he wanted Nixon as a running mate again. This gave Eisenhower time to see what was the sentiment about Nixon, although Republican party leaders have pretty largely en- dorsed him enthusiastically, and increasingly so as time went on. Last Jan. 25, before Eisenhower himself said he would run again, he was asked at a news conference how he felt about having Nixon on the ticket with him again. Eisenhower praised his vice president. But he said, "I never have talked to him under any circumstances as to what his future is to he or what he wants it to be." It 'wasn't long before Republican leaders were saying what afine running mate-Nixon would be for Eisenhower. On Feb. 29, when Eisenhower announced his second-term candidacy, he refused to say whether he wanted Nixon. Again he praised him. But he said it was, "tradi-r tional that a vice president is 4 not nominated" until after a presidential candidate is. • This was being extremely reticent, since Eisenhower knew his own simple statement he would run again was the same as being nominated. By the same token he knew the Republican convention would endorse anyone he wanted for vice president. On March 7 Eisenhower said all he hnd asked Nixon to do Was to "chart out his own course and tell me what he would like to do." By this time a number of Republican leaders had said Nixon was just the man for the No. 2 spot. On March 13 Nixon won a heavy vote of confidence in the New Hampshire presidential primary by getting over 22,000 write-in votes for renomination as \ president. The next day, March 14, Eisenhower said Nixon is like a brother to him and "I would be happy to be on any political ticket in which I was a candidate with him." There wasn't much more said on the subject until Wednesday when Eisenhower said he still hadn't heard what Nixon wanted to do. Yesterday Nixon told everybody, and Eisenhower said he was "delighted." Wrecker Driver Wrecks Auto DALLAS (/P)—L. L. Harper, a city wrecker driver, started a car at the city's auto pound. What Harper didn't know .was that the car was especially equipped to be driven by an invalid. The special hand accelerator was Wide open and the car took .off like a jackrabbit. The car swerved. around the lot, sideswept one car, and struck another, knocking it into a third car. After Harper brought the invalid's car to a halt, he went to Parkland Hospital where he was treated for shoulder and chest bruises. This Taxpayer Stressed Point DALLAS (iPl—A west Texas oil producer wanted to make it clear that he didn't owe Uncle Sam any income taxes. He sent the Dallas District internal revenue service a signed check for "no dollars and no cents." By GEORGE W. CORNEIA MINNEAPOLIS Wl—To. Methodists, thlJJ Is » "prodigal world." They s»t last night In a huge, darkened auditorium, and absorbed the sights and sounds of sin. . "Father forgive us." a voice spoke out over the amplifiers, "for we know not what we do." The occasion was a documentary drama—by" actors, singers, speakers and moving pictures—of the wickedness and wrongs that plague the earth. About 8,000 people, Including delegates to the Methodist General Conference here .watched the two- hour panorama in Minneapolis' municipal auditorium. Dr. S. Walton Cole, of the First Methodist Church, Manhattan, Kan., appeared briefly, telling how his church started a movement to stop restaurants from barring Negroes. Dr. .Thomas Shipp, of Lovers Lane Church, Dallas, Tex., recounted his church's work in restoring scores of alcoholics to useful lives. "We don't try to tell people they're wrong," he said, "but to point out a better way." Then, again, those spotlights and choruses, those flashing scenes of a slain soldier, of warplanes diving,' of a family kiUed by a drunk driver, of a screaming, starving, child. The program, "The' Prodigal World", was presented by the Methodist Boards of World Peace, Tem- perance and Social and Economic Relations. The script was by the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Holmes, ol Rapid City. S. D. .and direction by Dr. Edward Crowley, of the Methodists' Northwestern University. For two hours, the dramatic recitation of man's 'deep sickness" went on—the conflicts, the wasted energies, the poverty and power- grasping oppression of others. Minster Sued For $50,000 ST. LOUIS (fP)— John C. Mosby, head of a medical publishing firm. has filed n $50,000 minister, clniming suit against a the minister's dog caused him to lose his left eye. Mosby said In his petition, tiled in St. Louts County Circuit Court, the Dttlmatlon clog attacked and bit him on the eye last Feb. 12 when he was visiting at the home of Dr. Edgar C, Taylor. Dr. Taylor, ftn Episcopal minister, also is headmaster of the Taylor School, a private boys' school in suburban Clayton. He officiated at Mosby's wedding last November. Fallng Stone Crushes Girl SPRINGFIELD, 111. liPI — A 19- year-old girl was crushed to death last night by a large stone knocked by lightning from the top of an 11-story building. The stone from the First National Bank Building crashed through the top. of an automobile driven by F. A. Stivers. He escaped injury, but his daughter Sandra was pinned to the seat and killed. THE GIFT BOX Hlway 61 North "Everything for Everyone" Phone 3-6737 Dr. B. J. 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The blazing action of 227 horses is yours in a flash with the positive, no-lag action of gears— plus an amazing liquid coupling for « smooth, uninterrupted flow of power to the wheels. Bring yourself up to date—come in and pilot the surprise car of the year—you'll soon see what the talk's all about! And don't be afraid to ask about price, for that's another pleasant surprise—the one that will let you boss the best on the road for a great deal less than you probably think! M« «r/ ra «,i op to». The car says fO and tlie price won't stop you! NOBLE GILL PONTIAC, INC. Fifth i Walnut Phom 3-6817 Zella's Drapery Shop • Draperies • Cornices • Traverse Rods • Upholstering: New Supply of Decorator Fabrics just arrived. 332 S. Division Ph. PO 3-88; KIRSCH DEALER Minister Held for Poisoning Wife GREENVILLE 1 , S. C. (fl'j—A 41- year-old Church of God minister ns admitted, police say, thnt he killed his wife l?y putting rat poison in her food. The Rev. 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