The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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EIGHT BLYTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas Senate Members Confer Lieutenant Governor 1 Gets Pledge of Full Support by Lawmakers LITTLE ROCK, Ark., t»c, 1G — (UP)— Nathan Gordon of Monil- ton, youthful lieutenant governor- cicct of 'Arkansas, today Is nssurcd of: the = wholehearted support of a majority or the members of the Senate when he takes his scat In January as presiding ofticev of ,that body. Meetlne informally here yesterday 29 state senators ndopted a resolution—In an unusual move — expressing faith in the ability nnci fairness of Gordon as presiding officer and pledging "wholehearted and unanimous support to Insure a successful administration." In other action the Senate members elected former Senator James Snodcly of Mulberry as secretary of the Senate, succeeding I. N. Moore of Dumas. Senator Clyde E. Byrd of El Dorado was.named chairman of the senate efficiency committee by Gordon, other members of the committee, authorized to hire necessary employees, arc: Sen. Ed Dillon of Little Rock, vice chairman; Senator J. E. Smith of Randolph _ County and senators-elect Guy Jones of Con way nnd L-a\v- rencc Blackwell of pine Bluff. Although no action was taken on naming a president pro tern for the body, it was announced thai Senator Byrd lias obtained pledges from 22 of the 35 members supporting his candidacy for the post. Members of the Senate also gave tentative approval to major changes in Arkansas' election laws—now being drafted by Governor Ben Laiiey's Election Law Legislation Committee. And although the convorsntlons were Informal the members apparently agreed that the ballot should be simplified: that the !n\v requiring assessment of poll taxes should be repealed: that election officials should start counting votes within 30 minutes after the jiolls closed and-continue their work until all votes arc counted imd delivered to the county clerk- and that Act 107, the 1945 act setting up separate federal primary elections, should be repealed. Yesterday's meeting was a biennial affair—with the hosts being . sens. Ellis M. Pagan and Ed B Dillon, .both'Of Pulaski County soldier Boy MONDAY, DECKMBEU i(i, 194U ; The Chinese youngster abovu, apparently not yet into his 'Icons, sn't pUiying soldier. lie's u members of the Chinese govcrn- nent forces in Communisl- tlirculcnc'l Sliansi province and, with bayoneted rillo, is guarding Hie ante- at Taiyueii. Two Theories Advanced In WinccoH Hotel Fire NEW YORK. Dec. 14. (J.P.I — The fire which took 121 lives in Atlanta's Winccoff Hotel last, Sai- irday cither was deliberately sxt or Imd been burning for some c before it was discovcicU John J. McCarthy, fire prcvcni'or consultant to the New York St'.Uc Hfotel Association, said today. McCarthy, for years a member of the New York City Fire IU- xirtment, returned from an on- the-spot Inspection ol the scene of the greatest hotel fire tragedy '.n the nation's history. • • =se^^ RITZ GIFTS THAT STRIKE THE RIGHT NOTE FOR YOUR MEAD'S J OWN SPECIAL SANTA We Repair All Make Radios LOY EICH Chevrolet Co. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week I)ajs ?:« p.m. Bit-Ban. 1 p.m. Cant. Showini Last Tim* Today "EASY TO WED" with Van Johnson Also Shorts Tuesday 'G. I. WARBRIDES' with Anna I.cc Also Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" •WEEKDAYS Box Office Opens 6:15 p.m. 7:N ».m. Last Tim* "BATHING BEAUTY (In Technicolor) with Red Skelton and Esther William^ News * Cartoon TUESDAY 'THE CONSPIRATORS with Pmal Henretd an4 H**y Lanurr Alw Shorts THEATRE Manila, Ark. Specially tailored G O I, 1J CREST KOYAI, K O !> M, loomed by American Woolen Company. Carefully considered style means a fresVi approach to comfort. 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Open 6-.3« p.m.; Show SUrU ^ p.m Lart Time Today Leave Her to Heaven" (In Technicolor) with Gene Timie.v, Cornel Wilde Jeanne Oain Paramount News :mrt Shorts Tlic popular .sleeveless scores of colos and styles Another "first" on thr i; ( lt list [or sportsmen. Solid k- er Jackcl.s. in suetius a'i<l smooth caiie. Tuesday PAI, NIGHT "THE SOUTHERNER with Zachiiry Scotl and Betty Field 12) MAIN STRUT. .Serial: "Who Is Guilty?"; shorts

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