The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 20, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 20, 1947
Page 5
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE «V» Texas Democrats Yearn For Veto Would Restore Rule Of Two-Thirds in Selecting Ticket AUSTIN. Tex. tUP)—Texas' usual buttling delegation again may lur nlsli a highlight for the Democratic National Convention In Philadelphia next summer. It ivould do so by deciding' to fight for nomlntitloi of the candidates for president anr vice president by two-thirds vole The split Texas delation at Hi* last convention in Chicago, with the slate's 48 votes dividend evenly; between them, enlivened that ses- ( sloir. i : Gov, Ficiiuford H. Jester ot.Texas,. slates-Hsht advocate, is spcarhcart- InR the movement to restore the two-thirds nomination rule under which Ihe Democratic party operated for a full century. The Textts Democrats may not be satisfied with a compromise proposed by the Democratic executive committee. The plan of the committee Is to allow four extra convention votes to each state That voted Democratic in the last campaign, which would Bivc Texas 52 in the next convention. However, the increase for Texas' and for the Southern stales that nearly always BO Democratic would be far from equaling the advantage they \vonld have by restoration of the two-thirds rule. The two-thirds rule pave Ehem a virtual vclo power against a candidate distasteful to them. Simply slated, the two-thirds >'•!. rule meant that the party noml- ', noes had to get two-thirds or the comention vote. There have been varying ridings in past conventions about whether it means two-thirds of ah convention votes or two- thirds of the delegates present and voting. The rule was abolished in I93ii and majority nominations authorized. Caruthersville High Honor Roll Is Announced CABUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Nov. 20. — Carnlhersvilie high school stiirlonls who made the first quarter honor roll were announced yes- Icrday by Principal Redman Dunham. The Senior class led with 14. and the Junior Class was second with 13. A tot«l of 78 students made the list- They are: Seniors — Bill Acuff. Jack Allen, Carolyn Christian, bee Dorroh, Deloris Hicks, Ernestine Mcdlin, Joe Muir, J 0 Frances Nceley. Frances Parncll, Dorothy Proctor, Peggy Robertson. Jacqueline Roland, Shirley Thweatt. Jimmy Ttllman. Juniors — Jean. Alford, Ann Lois Coble, WendcH Grow, Tonithle Lou DeBcrry, Pei;sy Fox, June Hankins, Clyde Johnston, Ora Wayne Meadows, Ruby Murrell. Oliver Parkinson. Betty Jo Pritcharri, Blanche Roberts, Mnrcclle Sherill. Sophomores — Susanne Cnin, Doris Carroll, James Churchill, Betty Shands, Bettv Jo Patterson, Mary Martha. Abbott. Freshmen — Bitlic June Adams, Gcarline Boyd, Anna Grace Coker, Jacquline Coker, J. w. 1'iggin.s, 'Flying Swordfish' Has Jets, Rockets CAB Issues Findings in Plane Crash WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. lUP) — The Civil Aeronautics board reported yesterday that .the crash o[ a Pennsylvania-Central Airlines nliuin in which 50 persons were kllli'<l probably was caused by the pilot's action In dMcendliiR below n sale minimum altitude. The crash occurred neur I.ocs- burg. Va.. on June 13 wlirn the bin Imir-enulne 1DC-4 plane plowed into tile lop of a mountain. A conlrlbntinu cause was the "faulty clearance" given the plane High School Quartet Sings for Kiwanians A quartet from the Blyllievillt lllRh .School vocal <lcpartinenL sang by the Chicago Airway traffic control, the board said. The board's report snUt the company had not been aiillioi iwd noi 1 liatl the pilot been qualified to ily | over the Blue Kl(lnc mounlnin ran^c- where the crnr-h ocrcllrrotl. Bhoitly bi'Ioro the crash the piano made ll.s last radlwd i-cpnrl of Us i position at which time the pilot ' s.ild he \vas de.scendlUR tielow 3.000 teet. The plane was attempting lanilhiK In WnshlnRton. The board crlllclred Ihe Chlrngn uaffic control station lor Klv clearance bmoatli Ihe safety mltil- two numhors ami one of Ms mem- Alone," The vocalists wefc nccom< bers presented two solo selections panled by Mrs. Wilson Henry, dl- The Skyrocket, Ihe Navy's newest plane in the search for supcr- ^(inic speeds, is equipped with both rockets and icls. The needle- 'rfosed craft, resembling a (lying swordfish, is a Douglas-built plane, called the D-558-2. Jt has swcpl-back wings and tail, and Is expected to perform at speeds between G50 and 751) miles per hour. This is an oflicial U. S. Navy artist's sketch. Helen Jo Hinchev, Sliirley Mcdlin, : Mary June White. ' ; 8th Grade — Jim Bernard, Hen- i rietta Christian, Susati Cunningham, Fred Gene Dudley, Heleti FiKshrs. Nadine Hancock, Gleu Hedge. Jackie Jones, Vivian Thompson. Dotl AbeiJliUhy, Edward Constant, Betty Dodd. Margaret Kindred, JoAnn Meredith, Sue Powell, Louise Warman. 7lh Grade — Jane Bader, Jimmic Barksdale. Carolin Brown, Billy Chllton. Shirley Fox. Marilyn Mehrle, Dicky Richardson. Ann Sawyer, Dvvight Walls. Charlie Mae Abbott, Homer Dale Bracey, Shirley Brantley, Victor Ctomer, Margaret Davis, Ann Dillman. Judy Foster, Claude Galllan. Pattye Green. DclorU Kellcy. Martha Sue Milchum, Jimmy Watklns. London dressmakers introduced a "lip-mask" to prevent, lipstick damage to frocks beins tried on by mannequins or customers. If "Life is what you make It", why tioi be careful and make It last as long as Is possible. 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