The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 17, 1952
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?A«T, TW (AKK.V COURIER IfE TUESDAY, JUNE IT, 1JB1 Briefs— State Seeks to Interest Atomic Group in Subsidiary Location L1TILE HOCK — The Resources «nd Development CmmnlMton would like to interest (lie Atomic Energy Commission In locating a iiib- Bidiary plant in Arkansas, CharlM R. Dowers, li Id D Commission'* executive director, mid yesterday on his return from Washington that the ABC Is consider- IIIR the construction of two small alomlc energy plants, Ttiey would be subsidiary to large installation planned lor the Ohio River Valley. Bowers said attempts would be made to get the redernl government to build one of the smaller plants in Arkansas, A major aircraft company also if certain to locate In Arkansas, Bowers said, if the Air I-vjrce gels congressional approval of a requested appropriation. Lepanto Girl Drowns in Little River LEPANTO— A 17-year-old I^panto girl drowned yesterday In the Ltttl* River near here, the fourth drowning In the state in two days. Ann Roberts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roberts, was swept >vay by swift currents while wading with her three younger brothers. The body was recovered. Tom Gentry, Candidate, Released from. Army LITHE ROCK—Tom Gentry, Connor Uttle Rock city attorney and now a Democratic candidate for attorney general, hiu been released from the Army. for Arkansan Considered for Liberian Point Four WASHINGTON — An Arkansas educator is being considered ths Job of director of the Point Four program in Liberia. The State Department announced last night that Dr. Lawrence A. Davis, president of Arkansas A. M. A N. College (Negro) at pine Bluff, Ark., is being considered for the post. Fulbright Named 'Favorite Son' Stale's Delegate* Pledged to Senator On First Ballot WASHINGTON (A' t —The Arkansas conflict iona] delegation has rally endorsed Ben. FulhrlKhl as Arkansas' favorite sou cnncildMc 1 for the Democratic presidential nomination. "Hie state's 2'2 delegates have been pledged to sujipoj t FMlbright on the first ballot at the party's national Convention. / Arkansas members of Congress n tor dewed yesterday had no objection to the stoifi not having nnmccl any ol its congressional or state officials as convention delegates. As for the action on Fuhirieht, Rep. TrimbJc put it: "I'm for him nil (he wjiy. If we ran'l not him in as president, then I'll] for til in as vice president." Sen. McClc'lliin said. "I would Imve bem placi lo support. Bill Ful- brlght for prcMdnil if I had been a delegate.' Rep. Mills .said he favors Fillbright and fpfls that convention delegates shmiM be chosen fr Arkan.sans no I In Con »r ess so that more people will hi>vc an opnoituii- Ity to participate in party affairs. Said Hep. (JathiiiRit: "He Is nble and well grounded." and is well qualified for president. . Kep, Hays oloiiK with Trimble has iKion basting Fulbrinht aa a presidential possibility for some time. Fulbright May Get Demo Nod As Veep, 'Washington Thinks WASHINGTON Wt — There Is Boine speculation among Washing* (on friends of Sen. Fulbrighl that he mny wind up as the Democratic nominee for vice president this year. The reasoning Is that If Taft gets thft Republican nomination, the Democrats would counter by nominating Qov. Stevenson of Illinois »nd chat they would want a southerner aa his running male. The most logical choices, the Ar- kmisans re aeon, then would be Senators Russell of Georgia, Kefauver of Tennessee and Fulbright of Arkansas. Russell, they siiy. likely wouM not want the No. 2 nomination but would prefer to stay in the Senate where he IR R top Democratic leader. Southerners appear cool to Kefauver ,so that leaves Fulbright. At least it appears that Fulbright will get some consideration. Arkansas plans to bacIc'nEiii for (he presidential nomination. He'll probttbly be the third man nominated since nominations are made atphabcUcnl- Iv by stales and Arknnsas IK third on the list. - Boll Weevil Making Serious Threat to U.S. Cotton Crop WASHINGTON (fl'j _ The. boll weevil Is making n more serious threat to this year's cotton crop than last year, the Agriculture Department, reported yesterday, Larger numbers of the insect reportedly are emerging from winler hlbernatIon than at this time laat year. Infestations exist from South Carolina lo Texas and Oklahoma, the Department said. Gathings to Investigate 'Immoral Literature' WASHINGTON (rt 1 )—Rep. E. C (Took) Gainings fD-Ark) has been named to direct R House Investigation of immoral, obscene or other- Mo-Pac to Halt Two Train Runs LITTLE ROCK (A^t — The Missouri Pacific Lines has been author ixcd by the Arkansas Public Service Commission lo discontinue two of Its passenger trains between Newport and Memphis, vin Bald Knob. The order is effective July 1, The company bad contended It was losing money by maintaining the runs. '52 CROP FORECA5T-A wheat crop second only to the record 1017 yield, more peaches and pears and less rye ore among the Department of Agriculture's crop forecasts (or this year, Newsmap above compares the Department's bushel estimates for this year with last year's production. Congress Should Kot Quit Now—McClellan WASHINGTON (tV) — Sen. Mclellan (D-ArlO looks with disfavor 011 reports Hint Congress might quit work In the near future and go home for the remainder of the year. The Arkansas senator said yesterday that "with world conditions RS they are, with the steel strike In progress, I think It would be poor policy for Congress to (pilt and RO home without making some provision /or reconvening." Germ War Protection Sought by Hew York ALHANY M')—New York State Is mobilizing animal, oop and Insect \ expei ts under a civil defense pro- \ gram lo protect food and livestock against, passible germ warfare. \ Measures have been taken to spot' nnd stamp out animal and plant diseases that might result from enemy biological warfare attacks. The program objectives include investigation and research. Immediate surveying of newly rejMjrted outbreaks of plant or antmal disease, and the development of special methods of detection. wise offensive "current literature. Speaker Raj-burn yesterday designated the 48-ycnr-old West Memphis congressman to conduct the probe ordered by the House last month. Boys Start Blaze While Playing on Poo/ NEW YORK M 1 ) — Three small boys playing on the roof of a Brrjjiz | i"]nitment house dropped B. burning ' mop over the edge and set four fires. , The mop Ignited drying laundry on window sills of the fifth, fourth, third and second floors which in turn set lire to winnow curtains. Fire apparatus extinguished the multiple blazes before flames spread to the structure Itself. The boys fled. The ultraviolet rays of the Run \vhtch cause sunburn are stopped by ordinary window glass. it's the ELECTRIC SERVICE DOES SO MUCH . . . Ytt Coati So LitH* Biggest Value for your Dollar Ark-Mo Power Co. Your Advertising Dollar Reaches More! 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