The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 29, 1947 · Page 3
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUR1KR NEWS PAGE THBEX Wallace Set to Rule or Ruin Democratic Party Witfi Plans To Head Ultra-Liberal Group By I.YLE C. WILSON United Press SUH forrtipondrni WASHINGTON, Dec. ». (UP.)—Henry A. Wallace k expected to threaten a third party presidential candidacy tonight In « move designed to Bain control o( the Democratic Party or wreck It. It Wallace Is billed to stale hi* position In a 15-mimite radio address iMutual Broadcasting System) from Chicago at 9:30 p. in. EST. Sources close to Wallace said flatly he would announce Ills willingness to run for the presidency next year on a new "Progressive 1 ' Party ticket. «. If Wallace qualities his announce- ,. \ aAOI , mcnt it probably will be to say he ' "". 19< *-, ,, will lead JL ihlrd party movement I An <"':>l*>ration of dial program unless President Truman chanses nopears (o be what Wnllacr plans nnlnht. Since lite Detroit spe"cl). the principal leader. 1 ; of or"nniz°rt administration foreign policy, especially toward Russia. The former vice president and commerce secretary long ago broke publicly with the Truman admiti- isti'Ation. None knows better than Wallace that a third party presidential candidate next year could not be elected. Wallace ts the champion of the left wing, including the Communists, and votes ca.st for him for president largely would be won from political elements which otherwise mi°ht be expected to support Mr. Truman. A vigorous Wallace campaign in a few key states almost inevitably would assure Mr. Truman's defeat next year against almost any Republican nominee. * Wallace's political strategy began to unfold months ago. More than , ,„ party a year ago he. was fired from the ! . cabinet for publicly repudiating the administration's tirm policy towavi Russia. Since then he has become increasingly the spokesman of the left wing. Democrats Too Conservative Last September in Detroit Wai- New Glamor Deb labor have repudiated Wnllnre's repeated third party throats. But Hie extreme left wing of American politics has rallied around him. In addiMon to the Communists lie has the organized backing of Hie Progressive Citizens of America, a Communist infiltrated organization, ! and of seme lesser sronps. The j Coir.munist element of New York's American Labor Party is nViggtng ' Wallace for president in 1948, i Cancels Oklahoma Speech I Wallace repeatedly has charged' that the Democratic Pffty is becoming a "war party." Last October he told a Baltimore. Md., audience he would help organize or even lead a 194S third party if the Demociatic Party continues to re- ONCE AGAIN WHITSITT S PRESENTS THEIR SEMI-ANNUAL The title of "Glamor Deb of th« Yo;i;." t'fii'ant suu'e ll>e dob days of tirenria Krazker. goes to Virginia \.v\v,\\. alitive. of Mew Vorlt. Slie made her bow to jociety at the annual Debutantt CotiEIJon, lac* told a labor rally in Cadillac Square the time had come to begin Jkyilciing third party machinery to Wdrce the Democratic party "to go liberal" in 194S or take a beating. He urged labor to build its own political organization, precinct by precinct, ward by ward, district by district arid state by state. He said, the first objective of this labor political machine would be to obtain control of the Democratic Party. Bui he added: "If you have such machinery and are not heeded, you will still be in. a position to put His address tonight is being sponsored by the Illinois Progressive Party. Party officials said he would receive a delegation of citizens "from throughout the Midwest" and an appeal from Negro leaders to "give new yea) hope to our people and all other freedom-loving Americans by declaring yourself a candidate." Wallace cancelled a scheduled personal appearance at Tulsa, O^U-, yesterday so nothing would prevent j him from being on tiauri in Cht- - cago tonight. But his Tulsa nudt- ; ence, 2^00 members of a Negro fraternity, heard a reading of his speech by Clark Foreman, an official of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. j Wallace's speech did not mention a third party but Foreman said the Nickname for Marshall Plan Goes from Bad to Worse as Wits Take Over WASH INGTON, Dec. 29— (UP) —The official title of the Marshall Plan—European Recovery Prog ram —is getting the usual Washington embellishments. The contraction—"ERP"—was bad enough. Then Rep. Barlel J. .tankman. R., Mich., christened it "BERP"— short, for Bipartisan Huropcan Recovery Progvtmi. Now some State Department wags arp calling themselves "TWERPS" —Technical Wizards on the European Recovery Program! Farmer-Labor Party on the ballot 1 American people need a third par- ihat will assure all progressive voters a clear cut choice in Novem- ty and a person "they can vote for without holding their noses." Bandit Seeking Registered Mail Finds Entirely Too Much Red Tape ATLANTA. Ga.. Dec_ 29. (UP) — The registered mail at the XJ. S. | postofftce .here is, safe, because the bandit who went for it got so tangled up In government red tape try- Inf to find the right window that •he gave up "in disgust. The government, which did not identify the bold would-be thief. . confirmed that a man stepped tip to "Count Your Blessings" Observance Planned NASHVILLE, Term.. Dec. 29. (UP)—"Count Your ..Blessings Week" bc?nn in-Middle. Tennessee today as a prelude to the visit of the Freedom Train here next Monday, Jan. 5. i a window at the postofflce and de- ! Erery day of the week except 'mantled of a startled clerk: Thursday. New Year's Day. lus "Gimme your registered mail and been given a special title for the make it fast." | week. Today is "Government Day," He had his hand In his coat pock- ' Tuesday nil] be "Civic Organizj- et as if he might be ready to blast! 'ions Day." Wednesday "Tennersei Father Fatally Injured Showing Son How to Ride Horse, a Christmas Gift LITrLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 29. (UP)—Funeral services were held here today for Elmer L. Richnrd- 5r;:. 37-;?sr-oId employe of the V?l=raii5 Administration Hospital at Tori Roots. 1 The G'yer Springs man died in a Litt'e Rock Hospital from head injuries suffered when he was '.urown from R horse Christmas Day. Officers said Richardson had BIV- en the horse to his five-year-old son for' Chri.stmps and was showing the lad hoiv to ride. He is survived by his wife, two sens, his parents and three sisters. Meanwhile in Searcy. an 11-year- old girl is recovering from a deep gash on her right leg suffered when horse -she was riding fell on her i 2 the daylights out of anybody who tried to stop him. "I don't have any registered mail at this window," the cleric gulped. "They handle it at that window over there." The thief went to the window indicated and repeated his demand to another clerk. "I'm sorry, but I don't handle it," the clerk told him. "Next window,! please." I The thief scowled darkly hut he , went on down the line of windows ' and demanded again: [ "Gimme your registered mail." I "Well. I don't have any. but see that fellow back there at the safe? He has it." said the third clerk. That was just too much. "Aw to hell with it," the bandit buttered, removing his empty hand from his empty pocket, "f give up. This government red tspe Is gonna i ruin the country." ' He stalked out. of the building, but a postal employe was right behind him and had him arrested. At police headquarters he was identi- i fieri as a "local characler" and ' •fiokcd on technical charges of s'm- ; We assault. Day," Friday "Labor and Industry f yesterday. Ti-.c horse had been giv- Day," Saturday "Veterans' and j en to Judy Decner as a Christmas Youth Day." and Saturday "Re- ] present by her parents. Mr. and ligion Day." A "Freedom Parade" i Mr.s. R. G. Decner, and mass meeting will be held Saturday. Head Courier News Want Ads Illinois Man Killed When Tire Blows Out PRESCOTT. Ark.. Dec. JS. I0P —A Rockford. III,. man xvss fc.ju c( a no three ether persons were injured when their automobile overturned six miles North of here yesterday. The victim was. Carl J. Lamit, 35-year-old employe of the National Circulating Company. He died en route to a Prescott hospital. HL-, wife. Diana, suffered head and shoulder injuries, and her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl E. Veil, also of Rockford. were less seriously hurt. The Lamit baby was not injured. The parly was en route to Houston. Tex., where Lamit and Veit were to open a business enterprise. Investigating officers said a lire ulcw out and sent the car out of control. .Relief At Last ForYourCough , Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the se»t of the trouble to help loosen »nd expel prm laden phlegm, and aid natiS I to soothe »nd heal T»W, tender, »n- mmcd bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you > bottle of Creomulslon with the understanding jyou must llkethe way It Quickly allies the coush or you L* I to have your money back CREOMULSION I forCeutht,CfccitCeU*. InxKkife Extra! .. . Extra! ... It's important American history that many of our successful men started in Itiisiness by sellinp; papers . . . But education and study time is most important, so be ready for your newsboy when be makes liis collections next week. Circulation Department Dial 4461 V Blytheville Courier News STARTING TUESDAY MORNING, 9 O'CLOCK EVERY COAT IN STOCK EVERY SUIT IN STOCK PRICE ! PRICE EVERY DRESS EVERY ROBE PRICE i PRICE Included In This Sale Are Junior Dresses As Well As Regular Sizes! Now is the time to get thai INewLook at Halt Price We Still Hove A Nice Assortment of Colors and Sizes —So Come E arly! 1 2 Included in this 1-2 Price Sale Is a Large Group of Lovely BLOUSES You'll Want to Take Advantage Of This!—Our Entire Stock of MILLINERY A Grand Assortment at Just At 1-2 Price!—This Includes Every Half the Original Price Hat In Stock—Nothing Reserved All Evening Dhesses — 1-2 Price ALL COSTUME JEWELRY -NOW i PRICE You Simply Walk Into Our Store Tuesday - - Find What You Want And Divide the Prjce by Two That Is What You Pay! DON'T MISS OUR ! PRICE SALE! No Exchanges—No Refunds—All Sales Final—Small Charge For Alterations MISS WHITSITT'S SHOP ', ':£ "See What's tew At Whitsitt's

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