The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1952 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 4, 1952
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TWTtTS BLTTIUtVlLLS (AWL) COURIER MIW» Open Field Is Site of Plunge into GOP Campaign By RB1.MAX MOKIM ABILENE, Kan. Wl— Dwlghl D. Kteentower returned today to an open ileM bsslde the backyard of bis boyhood home, and plunged into ttw final phase of a drive- his uactare hope will win him the Re- pvblican nomination for President, of people gathered b»e*cle the raHroad tracks, which run In back of his fomcr home. Some were former neighbors, some were the merely curious, and I some. w«re well-wishers who came *o Abilene from a wide area of tto Midwestern stales. Very few were unaware of the poiktetvl implications of the occasion. Officially, It was g welcome horn* tendered by a small town to a famous son. New Chapter Begins AoluaUy, the ceremonies drama- tised fi new chapter In Kisenhow- er's life, his departure from the Army and his duties as supreme commnndcr of (he Norlh Allnntlc Treaty Organization, and his entry, on a personal basis, Into tha political arena. As such, they may constitute n critical point In the effort to muke him the Republican standard bear er next month. His backers are hoping that r, 30-miimle speech today and n big news conference tomorrow will pul powerful impetus behind the drive They will be reported by news paper, radio and television, reach ing millions of people. Honors Start at Home The two-day celebration begin almost In the shadow of the Elsen howar family home. It la a while, Uvo-slory framo bouse, half hidden Irom (he «n- paved street by towering shade trees. In the field nearby, ground is being broken for an Eisenhower museum. It will house the souvenirs and trophies that came to him from World War II. Elsenhower and four of his brothers were Io liiy the cornerstone for the foundations of the buikling. A parade with more than 30 floats depicting phases of his life was next on (he program. The last float places 'htm in the White House — a hope, not a fact. From there, the plan called for a speech at Elsenhower Park, on the opposite outskirts of (own. No certain information was available about the text of his speech, but one of his Washington lieutenants "aid "he will speak out, frankly, on the things people want to know about his position." In between the formal events to- day and tomorrow, Elsenhower Tlie town WOK jammed, packcc planned io hold conferences with the governors of four Midwestern states, more than 100 Republican delegates ,M;<J their alternates, and some "on-lhe-fenco" Republicans whom his organization said were coming to Abilene. and bursting at the seams will visitors. A group of news, radio and TV correspondents reported to iiumbc moro than 300 assembled duriri) die past four days io cover tin Blory. Eisenhower Confident In Tackling New Job KANSAS CITY, Kan. Ifl'i — Gen tel. Dwight D. Elsenhower moved con Ildmtly into a shadowy polltlca Air Force Plqns Reserve Training WASHINGTON (IF) — The Air Itorce said today It will resume flight training for reservists on n limited scale at 22 locations tills •ummer. The Air Fores formerly hnd 25 reserve training centers at 23 locations but suspended (hem during the current fiscal ycnr, ending June SO, because of a shortage of aircraft for training purposes. Ma), den. Leon w. Johnson, commanding general of Continental Air Cominnnd.-sald flying will be re-introduced for reserve training wings future today Just as eight yeara ..„. lie sent the great Allied Army Into (lie invasion of Europe. This time he wore the clothing o a civilian—mid not the stars of i general. This time his army was a citizen army of admirers who hoped to make him President of the United Sluice. Eight ycnrs nno almost to the day Eisenhower imule his historic decision to send the Allies Into the Invasion of Prance, from which there was no retreat. Today Eisenhower Is carrying out his decision which wll plunge him irrevocably Into the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination, General ffi Kelaxeri HR faced the big day among his hometown friends and thousands ol weli-lvlsherji refreshed by a night's rest and cheered by supporters who repeatedly assured him he couk! win his party's nomination in Chicago next month. The general ami his wife. Mnmic arrived here Itist night by plane Irom Washington. They were greeted at the airport by a cheering crowd. The Eisenhowers were taken to a hotel in downtown Kansas City. Kcui. Hundreds of people cheered along the route and other scores applauded as they entered the ho- Flood Waters Hit California Valley SAN FRANCISCO (/n— Flood waters spread over more than 77,000 acres of rich farmlands In California's Central Valley today as sum- mer-llkc weather melted a record snow pack In the High Sierra. Thirty persons were evacuated ycstcrdny from flood - threatened lioincs In the Stockton area. Much of the land was planted Iti cotton and barley. Fanners working nround the clock harvested most of their barley before the floods hit. But the cotton is a total loss. Gruen Official Dies at Home Xo Ceremonies Held There \ve-rc no ceremonies. Tin Eisenhowers dialled with visitors li their suit briefly, but did not attend a "Wc-likc-Ike" party In a basement dining room of the hotel The trmiMtioji from uniform l< clvlllnli clothes seemed not Io both- cr tin' Knneral at nil. vie '.vns 'at east hi a flray pin-strlpcd suit, gray lie white shirt, tun straw hat with blue band. The only military note In his utire was In his shots. He still wore low-cut tan officers shoes will buckle straps. STARR GAZING Continued from Page 1 This changing worhl! Thcro are more ways to make potato salad than you can shake a stick. For a change Io serve with hot baked ham, try serving hot potato salad, used crumbled bacon am the drlp.nings and omit the mayonnaise. Then here's a nice cool po- tuto salad: Chop pnr.ilcy, radishes and cucumbers mid add to your stand by recipe. Another way you might like for a change, toss In one Clip of cubed American cheese al serving time. Tf you're hellbent on using pickles In potato salad, make it dills. Remember the fnd of sending post cards with the message written backward and you hnd to hold it before a mirror to read It? n yoit do then you remember those with glitter sprinkled on them and leather ones. There was as much leather In those cards that sold for a nickel as there Ifi now in a pair of S20 Indies shoes. "Tls an unwecded garden that jrows to seed. I never think of going on a reducing dint until I take a pan of hot rolls out of the oven or go to a dessert bridge—and then it's too ate. bake better scui with CINCINNATI W) _ Gcorife J . Omen, chairman of the board ot directors of the Gruen Wntch Com- pauy. died of a henrt atlack ycster- iay at his home. Gruen. 74. whose family 1ms made American wntch - making liiatorv . was Ihc last survivor of three sons centers where only ground train- of Dietrich Gruen. who founded the ALL Smooth Satisfy and be of the FINEST ever bottled ! Seagram's 7 Crow. Blended Whiskey. 85.8 Proof. 65% Grain Neutral Spirrts. Sc^tam-Oistirrsrs Corp., N. Y. r REE Jm° F 9, R R DCWAY-Frcnch Communists in Paris gave Gen. Matthew U. JJidgway a rough receplion when he orr ved to tuke over command of tlie NATO forces in Europe. Her Ta e some of the street demonstrators, quickly dispersed b» pohce carry,,,* placards calling Ridgway "the American Monger" and bearing other uncomplimentary slogans. Immigrant Bill In House Study WASHINGTON M>) — A House subcommittee considering proposals to admit, 300.000 non-quota Immigrants over the next three years hearings on the measure. National labor organizations such us the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations entered sunuort for the blU. A limited number of graduates of the U. S. Naval Academy may Ihtcd 20 or more appearances for I be commissioned as second lien- loriay In nn effort to complete I tenants In the U. S. Marine Corps. Hcndrix President Soyi Democracy 'For from Perfect' SALINA, K»a. (If, — Dr. Matt L Ellis, president of Hendrix College In Conwiy, Ark., tay* both democracy and Christianity are lar from perfect. "H is a challenge to us all Io make them mor* perfect," he tofd the graduating class at Kansas Wesleyan University here yesterday. Dr. Ellis said the "strongest power In the B-orld today Is dreams,' and cited democracy as the concep- lion of dreamer-thinkers. WEPKRSPAY, Ami 4, 'Middies' Set For Parading In'June Week' ANNAPOLIS, Md. Wj—Midshipmen spruced up for another parade today as the Naval Academy "June Week" reached the 1 halfway point. Athletes got their awards at yesterday's full dress parade, and the "brains' were to be given bouquets today. The top award goes to the honor man of the graduating class the one who compiled the highesl scholastic average. And today the first of 19 ships starter! arriving to take midshipmen 011 a 6-week cruise to Europe. The highest athletic awards went to Fritz Davis, 9-lelter winner, for excellence in sports, and Robert McDonald, who played (hrce years of varsity lacrosse and two years of football. Graduation is Friday. ways to keep cool — *oyj scierxra. But there'* a fifth, suggested « this wnvsmg HART SCHAFFNER & MARX ad reprinfed from LIFE and POST Science says there four ways to cool the hrt- man body, i. Conduction (tit on tf cake of ice), z. Radiation (stand near an iceberg). 3. Convection (fii/i yourself constantly]. 4. Kva|x>ration (perspire freely in a stiff Areezj). All good in their way, but not much help to the chap who must spend five days a week in hi* ollicc tliis summer. So, begging the experts' pardon, we'd like to suggest 3 fifth —Di.tic Wcare, This has one outstanding advantage. At the same time that you're feeling good, jottll be good looking. No cake of ice can make that claim] Dixie Weaves arc very special summer wits. They're real tropical worsteds. They're beautifully tailored by Hart Schafr'ncr & Marx (see ftd page color ad elsewhere in this issue). They hold their shape. In short, they are summer mits for gentlemen. And if yow want the rtyle, color, pattern and size that's exactly right for ycxi, don't wait. Go arid pick k out now. You'll find a truly outstanding selection ol Nine Criminals Back in Cells After'Strike' TRENTON, N. j. (^)_Nine hardened criminals were back In their cells today in the New Jersey Stale Prison, their sltdown strike at an end. The nine walked out of a small room—peaceably ana unescorted- yesterday after holding out for almost a week, Warden William H. Carty announced. Just what convinced the convicts to quit their strike was not disclosed. They had demanded a revised parole system, more recreation, better food and a change in the arrangements in the prison's visiting Gen. Clark Too Jo Attend Doug Wadding in Virginia W>-Ge». Mark busy to attend tlv ' ££ room. The convlctn acted u . grievance -committee lor the orls. on's 1,300 inmates. TIRE SALE Guaranteed 1st Quality Materials Throughout SAVE ON WARDS RIVERSIDE TIRES 11.95 .„,. 13.45 6,70-13 Hot T« »W >..„ M Mr. FULL NON-SKID DEPTH—FULL TREAD WIDTH-FULL SIZE RIVERSIDE AIR CUSHIONS Siz. 6.40-13 6.70-15 7.10-15 7.50-13 8.00-15 6.70-16 Tir. Pric. 13.75 J3.45 15.45 )7.23 18.95 13.73 Tub« Pr!« 2.35 2.70 2.80 2.95 1.50 2.73 RIVERSIDES I-OR OLDER CAR* 6.50-15 6.00-16 6.50-16 15.71 11.93 16.23 t-70 2.40 J.7J L. _ ONLY 10% DOWN ON TWMS SALE ftU* SATURDAY

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