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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 12, 1948
Page 12
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FACE TWELVB BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEW! MONDAY, JULY It, 194* McGrofh Soys Democratic Party Has Leadership, Experience to Lead U.S. to Peace, Prosperity CONVENTION HALL, Philadelphia, July 12. (U.I 1 .) — Democratic National Chairman J. Howard McGrath said today the Democratic Party is best qualified by "experienced" leadership to avoid World War III and attain prosperity at home. * He delivered t torching eight- <p a ,. fnatf T ra in Smashes point indictment of the Republican '' ass * n 9» f .?.?,.,„. p«rty in a ipeech prepared for o«-1 JfUCK Loaded With Paint livery during the opening session at th« Democratic nation*! con- OI£VE%AND, July 14. (UVi — A rentlon. • la^t New York Central passenger And he topped it off with a blast train smashed into a tractor-trail *t the OOP-controlled 80lh Con-; er truck loaded with 13 tons of grew ax one which "will be remem-| paint and jelly today, bered more for the ruin it hai The results: tried to make, than for any crea- The NYC locomotive was patntec tlve action of its own." Its record,' whtte, lh« trailer, oriifinally 28 he »»ld, "1« one of the most dismal feet long, is no*' only 14 feet, and records 'of stultification, reaction I Rltcy cats had Jelly for breakfast. »nd retrogression In our annats." The truck driver, Harold Sleven- 6en. Francis J. Myers of Pennsyl-! son, 26, of Chicago, suffered only vania and Mayor David L. Lawrence bruised knees as IM »'»« throw) of Pittsburgh also assailed the OOP! from ha cab. in their addresses of welcome to the! d Myert''predicted President Tni- j Thirsty Students Ignorm man would be returned to the White Spirit of th« House" in the November elections mid that the Democrats would be returned to power in Congress. He Commemorate Century of Friendship ^TSrfuRY OF 'FRIENDSHI P T UNITED STATES - - CANADA '",' 1848-1948 Commemorating "a century of friendship" between Canada and 11°. UirUcd States, this new 3-cent stamp will RO on sale at Niagara Fall. N? Y,Aug. 2. The design features in. old Niagara Hail' p* ' way Suspension Bridge. Israel Bound Flying Fort Forced Down HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 12. (UP) — A war surplus American flying fortress, which made an emergency landing here last night, was grounded by airport ofilclals today pending 3:1 inquiry Into the legality of it» projected transAtlantic flight—presumably to Israel. Dartmouth airport officials said the plane v>ou!ri not be allowed to take oil until its status was cleared ii]). The olcl bomber's cargo consisted of spare aircraft parts, the officials said. Capt, I. R, Chandler, pilot of the four-cngincd plane reported it encountered heavy weather and was running short of gasoline when he decided to land at Dartmouth. The plane had taken off from While Plaltu, N.Y., four hourg earlier. Crew member* refused to disclose their Identities, except to deny a report that former welterweight boxing champion Barney Ross was among those atxxtrd. The bomber, which carried the number NY 1712 M, left the United States at 3:45 p.m. yesterday without filing a flight plan with (he Civil Aeronautics Administration. Officials also said that If the plane !» destined lor Israel's light- Ing forces It is breaking the U.S. ban on the shipment of arms to the Holy Land. Plane crew members told various stories about their destination. One crew member told airport authorities that the plane was to fly to Richmond, Va. Another said it was to be flown to the West Coast as a freight, carrier. A third story said the plane was to fly to the Azores. Before leaving for Halifax, tn? I plane was loaded with more than 13,000 gallons of gasoline. Airport j authorities estimated that It could 1 lly 2,400 miles or more. Th« great whlt« shark, one of, racloiu of shark*, ntchit a length th« largest, swiftest, ana most vo-1 oJ 40 leel. YOU CAN 'OLUNTEERw * BE A REGULAR * CHOOSE YOUR BRANCH * CKOOSI YOUR OVERSEAS THEAT1R (•<rullinf Stati (or full a.l.ll. .n VOLUNTAIT IriUlrmtnf • U. S. ARMY and U. S. AIR FORCE U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION 2nd Floor City Hall LEVINQTON, Va. (UP) — The highly cosmopolitan student hotly «e!d a Republican victory In No-1 of Washington and Lee University verober would mean "not Just a | descended upon g stnte liquor store walk, but a rush back to reaction." Hirls Isolation Chant *! GOP Myers charged that the dominant leadership of the Republican Party Is isolationist. He said former U. S. Jelfeison Oavls' birthday. To their annoyance, the store was closed. , On the door was a tiny Confederate [Ing and a sign: Sen. Joseph Orundy of Pennsyl- "We've got the spirit." vania "owns the first morlEaRe" on I Not to he outdone,,the students GOP presidential Nominee Thomas drove to West Virginia. When they E. Dewey. Referring to Dewey as! returned, they altered the sign to "a young shining knight of old, of read: Old King Joe the tariff-maker," "We've got the spirit*." Myers said "Gnmdy named him (and) Grundy usually collects his Among the Hindus, so sacred is debts." j the cow that to mention lUs dis- McGrath hailed the record of section for food would defile the the Democratic Party during the tongue, they believe, past 16 years as one of "solid, constructive, progressive achievement. . . unmatched in the, history ol our own or any other nation." He lauded the party's achievement* "under the superb leadership of Franklin Delano Roosevelt." And he said that the party has Read Courier News Want Ads. brant with responsibilities stugyering »o it will require a degree of political experience, mature wisdom, broad statesmanship, keen foresight and unity of pur- ...._ — ""— "•"• -"= j"-"j ""* Keen loreslgnt and unity of iiur- under the outstanding leadership pose unparalleled In the history of « w arly ,K' T ™ m . an ru y prove '' I our country if they are to be snc- Itself worthy of victory." cessfully met. The Democratic Pur- I Republican 1948 platform »nd presidential candidate "unmistakably" show that u would "attempt again to make ths government that leadership. " Included In liis Indictment of the GOP were charges of a trend toward Isolationism, of seeking to llm- '^ri'^'.h' the P'^ed few In-! it forcl( , n M ..,'„ , Mrc £ lel „„stead of the servant of all of the coW c i )nrU y, and of government by I «"«"» *" «» "PrtvUe.ed Leadlng up to his statement that the Democratic Party is best fvtled lor the task of attaining prosperity • nd avoiding World War III, McGrath said: Wtedom Needed, He Sajs "The accumulation of events since the end ol World War 11 .. . re- j veals and emphasizes the ruthless purposes of ths Soviet and it* Com- ! munist satellites. Contained in these evenU are all the explosive element* of » war . . . that could doom all civilization." Then, asking whether » third McGrath belabored the Republicans for "their repressive approach to labor problems." And he said he was certain they "want to do nothing about controlling inflation." 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