The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 11, 1947 · Page 3
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'__TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1347 Filipinos Elect Eight Senators 24 Persons Killed During Campaigning In New Republic »V RALPH TKATSWOKTH (United rrts, S ),f f Correspondent) MANILA, Nov. II, (UP)—Voters it the new Republic of the Philippines elected eight national senators, 50 provincial governors. 1,130 f mayors and members of provincial boards and municipal councils today after bitter campaigns In which at least 24 persons have bJen kilted. Three men were killed yesterday. One, a mayor, was shot down on tl\e steps of his town hali in "bloody" Cavltc princlnce, which already had been put under military police pvo- lection. Two more men were killed in Northern Luzon. Just bofore voting parted. President, Manual Roxa.s appealed for peaceful elections. He warned the lebcl Hukbalahaps hi Central Ivuzon that he would employ "very drastic action" to keep them from ter- rorising voters. Since the next presidential election is not, until 1950.' Roxas' office was nol at stake. But the prestige of his liberal party was. The eight national senators were elected nl TSLYTITEVILLE (ARK.) COUR1RH NEWS large. »nd Roxas »s well ax other liberal party officials have been campaigning all over the islands. It, was (he first nationwide flec- tion sinre the Philippines gained their independence on July 4, 1946. The Manila Biillcltn predicted a 'landslide victory" for Liberal Party candidates, because of the political machine Roxas has'been able to build up. The Nulionalisto Parly, hLs chief opjwsition predicted a decisive victory for its side. K said the election would show "whether the people arc still sovereign." The eight Senate seals arc imuor- | lant. Roxas' Liberals have a heavy majority In the House of Representatives, but only a slim working majority among the 24 .senators. One of the senatorial candidates is: Eulogio Rodriguez, leader of the Na- lionalista Party. The Nationalises have charged that, (he Koxas adminUU'nllort lias been corrupt and has failed to keep its promises. The Liberals have maintained that the fttltninl.stiatiott has done its best to expose graft I and Irregularities. 1 Vandegrift Makes Last '. Marine Anniversary Talk | CAMP LEJEUNE, N. C.. Nov. II. — IUP)— General A. A. Vandegrift ! said today (he Marines are ready [ to go anywhere "to keep the peace" j-bnt. emphasized that they arc "not I looking for a fl^ht." Gen. Vandegrift mndc ills last Age of Young Slayer Poses Jail Problem , CHICAGO. Nov. II. (UP;—Warden Frank Sain checked over his list of prisoner: Inttny, looking fcr a "fatherly type" felon to share a cell with 12-year-old Howard Lane who was iiulicled yesterday for murdering A playmate. Lang confessed killing seven- year-old Lonnie Fclllek in suburban Thatcher's Woods last Oct. Ift. He told a grand jury that he slab- bed Lonnlc twice and Mien smashed his chest and skull with n concrete slab. The boy is ihe younursl person ever charged with nnmicr in Chicago. He was taken from (ho Juvenile home, where he Imd been held since his confession, to Criminal Court where tho Indictment was relumed before Chief Justice Cornelius J. anniversary s|X>ech us Marine Corp:; commandant here last night at ceremonies celebrating the 112nd birthday of the Corps. He is scheduled to retire soon. The retiring chief pointed oul to Marines at this training Installation that the Corps had figured In a "long succession of missions' short of war" since ils founding in 1175 HniriiiRlon. Immediately after the j iirik'tmenl .the boy was transferred. | to the county Jail. Harrington set, the arraignment for Tliursilny. Suln ordered thul Lnnn be placed in a liaspiuil ward until he finds bctlcr menus o( kcelilng the boy Rtctiiited from older nnd move hardened cnmlimls 11 he is placed In a cell. Suln siiid, jiir u'iU jjiara u u-iU "1 don't want to put him in with 11 h.-mlencd criminal." Sain said, "but I think it Is best for htm not lo be 1 alone. Sain said ho hoped to find n cellmate' who would "act as a father" lo the boy, Sain said (he buy wns I lie youngest person evc-v held in the CooH Counly Jail, and Ihut hn would po?e several problems in addition to The complete line of Fullei BruiVioi, M o p» and Bioomi ii no furthw from yoj than your telephone. Call. .. YOUR FULLER DEALER C. C. Eldridgc Distributor ICIi \\Vst Cl'Ciry Hume I lilfi where to put him. Hi- said there, wns no prison cloth- Ins which would fit the diminutive killer who Is smnll even for ft 12- yrar-old. He will wear I ho black slacks nml shirt Ifsiicd In prisoners muter 16. . , Tin' warden Mild l.:ui|> probably would In- jjlvrn n Job iw office- Ixiy or IWKC rnlher Hum the more fitren- lons tasks usually nssigm-d to pri- PAGE /THREB Penalty for Distributing Red Pamphlets Set Aside NKW OHI.fANS, Nov. II. 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