The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 30, 1947
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 80, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE UCVXN Third Party Movements Merely Help Throw 'Ins' Out in U.S. And Sometimes Put 'Outs' In By Chiles Coleiuan (United Frr» Staff Corresponds nh WASHINGTON, D«c. 30. (UP)—Only two third-party movement hsve developed enough gtrcnglti In the p.isl 47 years to win electoral college votes for their presidential candidates. One of them, however,—Theodore Roosevelt's Hull Mooa« Party— 4tiy!lt the Republican vote Bharply In 1912 nnd the election went to the ^feomocraUc candidate, Woodvow Wilson. Some Democrats now leur Um< fate will befall their party In 1948 as a result of Henry A. Wallace'* decision to seek the presidency on a third party ticket. The only other third party to win * port*d thit all p»»wngm and crew. ntn were rescued. The Vickers Viking trunsiiorl, built to carry n maximum of '21 ptssenners, dropped Into tire narrow itrlp of water between Den- ni»r? and Sweden lyjrae 300 yards offshore. electoral college voles in this century was the Progressive movement hearted by Ihe late Sen. Robert M. liafolleUe, Sr,. ol Wisconsin. The Bull Moose Parly was crea- tcrt In 1912 at the Chicago convention of the Republican Party. Roosevelt, who had completed President William McKhiley's term in the \yhite House and a full four-year term of his own. broke with President Taft. his Republican successor. T. R. Made Best Showing T. R. went Into the 1012 Republican convention with the united support of progressives after a good showing in Presidential primarily*. BUL the convention renominated Taft on the ballot by 21 votes. Then and there T. R.'s dc'lo»au-s mid some, others held n "rump" meeting and formed the Bull Moose Party. A national convention two months latt.r nominated Roosevelt for president and Republican Sen. Hiram Johnson of California for vice pre3- lilenl. In the cleclton thai followed, Roosevelt jhnrply divided Ihe Republican vote. He carried six states and won 88 electoral votes with a popular vote of 4,119.507. Tall, who pot 3,484,956 popular votes, got only eisht electoral ballots and the election went to Wilson, who sot 6,293,019 popular votes and 435 votes in the electoral college. j«Four sears later Roosevelt again ^Pifi nominated by the Bull Moose party but he declined. The parti- polled only a handful of popular .votes as Wilson won a second term by delcating Republican candidates, Charles F.vaus Hughes, in a close election. In 1920 tile Republican party .was re-united niter the Bull Moose split and won the presidential election But after the major party conventions in 1924, LaFolette announce*] his candidacy for president us ai 1 independent. Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, D-. Mont., was his running mate Others Tried Without Success Progressive, farm and labo groups rallied behind him and rti polled about 16 per cent of the popular vote. But he carried only hi: own state of Wisconsin in the elec. torn! college and got its 13 electoral votes. Calvin Coolidge, the Republican candidate, won the election easily over John W. Davis, the Democratic nominee. Norman Thomas and his predecessor, Eugene Debs, ran regu)nri> for the presidency as socialist candidates but never got an electoral vote, although Thomas several times polled more than 800,000 popular I votes. , ' Eailicr in the nation's political ! history, there were several third party movements, some of which influenced the outcome of presidential elections. Lincoln won his first term in the White House with less than a majority of the popular vote. Tlif majority vote was divined among three other candidates, a Democrat, an Independent Demo- ConstUullonsl Union Last Survivor Of Experiment In 1901 Dies crat and candidate. Another former president, Mil- - - , laid Fillmore, ran an a third party ot mjuries suffered li candidate in 1856, but polled less than a thud of the popular vote UPPER DARBY. Pa., Dec, 30. tUP)—James R. Taylor, It, last of the survivors of Ihe "Yellow Jack' experiments In Cub,! In 1601, died in IJclnware County Sundnv fall dowi and not electoral only eight vole.s in tha Passengers and Crew Survive Plane Crash COPENHAqEN. Dec. 30 (UP) — \ Danish Air Lines plane arriving roni Paris plunged into the ore- und near Kastrop airplrt here eisterday, and airport officials re- Entirely Klew Tiiylor. one ol the seven volunteers who permitted themselves to contact Yellow Fever by being bit- en by infected mosquitoes in ordci prove the transmission of tha disease, was injured Saturday in tlv Bullnnd, Havertown, with whom ho vi'd lor the last 11 y«ars. He was one of the four men who recovered after (ho famous e.xporl- nents mid the laM survivor of the group, T«ylor left his Job »s p. male nurse here \o go to HHVBIIK in 1901 to lake charge, of the moaquilo In- noculatton station at Las Aulmcs Hospital. Alter surviving the experiment, he remained In Cubn to work for the Cuban government us laboratory technician until 1018 when he becnme a lieutenant in the U. S. Army. Following the First World Win- he worked as a laboratory technician In several countries mid during World War II he was » laboratory technician for the Pennsylvania Health Department. A new Uslit-welRht piano has been built. The miniature "K" pin o has 04 keys and weighs only DO pounds. In III traveling case, the instrument can be carried on train and checked with luggage. home of his cousin, Mrs. Mary A. the The only vegetable willch natives of th.e South Seas will cultivate Is yam. Montgomery Ward DRESS CLEARANCE 431 Greatly Reduced.' FALL DRESSES Tinting far above the customary skiing costume in eye appeal, Kristine Miller's outfit bares shapely legs, leaves the rest of Ihe body free from cumbersome padding as she appears on the .sun-warmed slopes of Sun Valley, Ida, The one-piece garment is wrapped about Die hips diaper fashion. 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