The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 7, 1952 · Page 1
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TWO (AUK.) COUKTEIt MONDAY, TUI,T T, 195J Tackett Schedules Eight-Stops Per Day In Helicopter Hop Through Arkansas ..By The Associated 1'ress Rep. Boyd Tacketl is scheduling an average of eipht stops a day from Tuesday through Saturday on his hop-skip-and-a-Jump campaign lour it Arkansas for the Democratic nomination for governor. Only two opponents, Jack Iloll Arkansas News Briefs— 21 Die Violently in State During Week Ended Sunday and Judge Francis Cherry, ore coming nlnse lo TackeU's record- sellinu pace In their schedules lor he week. Hok is planning lo make 'ive stops two days this week, and Judge Cherry averages four each In Arit- l)y The Associated 'Press At least 21 persons are reported to have died violently ansas during the week ending last Sunday midnight. Eleven of Ihesc fatalities occurred during the long holiday weekend beginning J ll b' * — kuc ol1 ^' °' 5e death ^s attributed directly to fireworks. Stole Police Headquarters at Little Rock said last night, that no violent deaths hnd been reported in the stale among tourists returning from holiday weekend travel. The latest reported fatuity was the death of a one-year-old boy who died after drinking from a tan containing kcro.sene, He was Rodger German, son of Mr. and Mrs: Coy aern>*n of Jacksonville, Ark. He died in a Little Rock hospital Saturday. Eight persons died In tralflc accidents in Arkansas during the week, five in files, four by drowning and four in miscellaneous accidents. Two Wives Work Hard In Chicago By HUTU CO WAN- CHICAGO l.fl — Mrs. Divight D Elsenhower and Mrs. Robert A raft are working harder than Ihey GOP Pounds Lost Nail In Planks Of Platform Amidst Secrecy B. HAAKlNSOV — Republican plat- reared the end of ever have in Iheir lives tn the Sen. Russell to Arrive in Arkansas Tonight LITTLE ROCK — The fiCLh presidential candidate to vlMt Arkansas during the 1952 campaign nrrJves here by plane tonight. He is Georgia Sen, 'Richard B, Russell, who will confer with Arkansas' delegates to the Democratic National Convention and hold a. press conference tomorrow before leaving for Indlrum. Other presidential candidates who have visited the state thl.s year include: Republican Sen. Robert Tnft anil Democrats Aver ell Harriman, Sen. Robert Kerr and Sen. Estes Kefauver. Posse Gives Up Search for Federal Escapee MOUNTAINBURO, — A posse that has been combing the hack country near here lor Hoy Klines, escnpec from a federal prison farm, has given up the search, State Trooper Ed Blnck.ird said Saturday Blackflrd said officers in the posse "are satisfied Klmes is no longer in the area." .egion Head To Moke Talk HOT SPRINGS, Ark. W> — Nr\ lonf\l American Let:ton Cnnunrmd r Donnlri Wilson IK scheduled t peak at the 34th ntmunl convrnllo f the legion's Arkansas Depart \ent which opens here FYidny. Gov. McMnLh will address th ening session Friday nnd Rri Gen. Walter J. Hanna, adjiUnt encral of Alnbnmn, will speak Saturday's meeting. DEADLY BROOCH — Pauline Weidt, 28, of New York, walks to an ambulance after being struck by a ricocheting bullet (arrow), when police fired at a prisoner attempting to escape from the courthouse across the street from hW office. The bullet, seen slicking out oC her chest, missed her iucular vein. Picket Lines to Keep Machinists from Work EL DORADO, Ark. (ff 1 ) — Pick ines maintained by .striking CT oil workers nt Lion Oil Cnnipnn chemical plant here apparently \v prevent some 250 A PL Machin from rnturnlnp to their jobs. A union .spokesman, who declin to be qiiolert by name, snid night that the rtinrhtntatA hnd vof not to cross the CTO picket lines. Reds Screen Teachers HONG KONG Wi—Reports from Red China say (lie Communists are stejipinp up their campaign to pet complete control over tenchers in South China. Connnuni.it bosses in Canton will give tests to 1,000 teachers to check "on their political ideas," Such a campaign already is well unrtcr way in North China. tlay with a 12-hour radio talkathon slated for Saturday. Gov. McMath's schedule calls for one speech each day an<l Atty. Gen. Ike Murry will average about three stops dally. The Nashville Congressman,traveling by helicopter, speaks nt Oln and HussellvHIe today; Murry stops nt Harrison* McMnth at Crossctt; Cherry al .Sheridan, Rlson, Star City »nt| Monticello: nnd Holt at Qultinnn. Hcfoer Springs, Mt. Viev/ and Bate-Hville. , Two candidates made additions (o Iheir official camps this weekend. Murry's campaign headquarters at l-Utlo Hock lias announced that StiUe Sen. Rdwln Cash of Malveni ha.s been appointed Murry's associate campaign manager. JiulKC Cherry snid (hat he has appointed Mrs. Arthur L Fnunerlt of mile Rock as chairman of the State Women for Cherry Kro.ip. Sim 11 be assisted by Mrs. Nate Pcnlx, i>f Little Rock. Here are the candidates schedules r Tuesday through Saturday: .Cherry: Tuesday — McGehce, Lake Hamburg and CrosscU, Wednesday — Warren, Hampton. ordycc and Csundrn. Thursday — Waldo, Lewisvllle, ope and Piescott. Friday — England, L o n o k e. rinklcy and Memphis television. Saturday — Radio talkathon 12 oon lo midnight, Ft. Smith and nyettcvflle. . Holt: Monday — Qtiltmiui. II e h prints, Mountain View and Dates- illc. Tuesday — Bcntonville, Rogers, [jriiiKdatr. Sllonm Springs ant 1 "'nyettcvllle. Thursday — Arkadelphla, Glen vood, Murfrecsboro, Prescott anc • ui'fion. Friday — Rector, Lt'cvohville am J iiragould. ..McMath: Monday — Crossett. Tuesday — Hope. Wednesday — A rkadclphla. . Thursday — Forrest City. Friday — -- Hot Springs (America Region State Convention!. Saturday — Srurcy. . .Murry Monday — Harrison. Tuesday — Berryville, Eurek Springs nnd Rogers. Wednesday — Snrlnwdale, Fa: eUovllle and Ft. Smith. Thursday — Or.mk, Clarksvil nnd RuRsellviHc. FYlilay — Movrilton, Hebe Spring and Conwny. Salurd ay — Be nton. M a I vei Arknclclphin nnd Hot Springs. , .Tnckntt: Monday — Oln and Russellvul Tuesday — Jacksonville. Cabo Lonokc, Carlisle, Englaiul, SUiUgtv and Mttie-Hock. Wednesday — C 1 a r k s v i 1 I e, Dardatiolle, A I k i n K, Plmnerville, Grcrnbrier, Vilonia and Conwny. Thursday — Alma, Dyer, Mulberry, Oznrk. Altus, Con I Hill, Hartiuanrf nnd Clarksvlile. Friclny — Subinco, Paris, Charles ton, Mansfield, Greenwood, Lavaca. Van Biiren nnd Ft. Smith. Saturday — Lincoln, S I 1 o a m Springs, G r a v e t t e. Hentonville. Holers. Springdnle, Huntsvillc and Fayetteville. By EDWIN CHICAGO itf form builders a long struggle today lo complete a campaign structure mostly of triangular planks. One side bid lor voter support in the November general election. On its face was each major issue— foreign policy, labor, civil rights, corruption, farm" supports and other key questions, The other two sSrie.n generally ] appeared shaped and 1 mirror the hitler battle between iheir husbands for the Republican presidential nomination. Each is goinK through the ordeal of erecting thousands nnd thou- ^^^z^ 1 ^^^ v rv cithcr a lundclasp, a smile. » ward, shel DwlBht D ' Elsenhower is winning supporters from the opponent's camp. And to Mrs. Tnfl it Is indeed an ordeal, for she suffered a paralytic .stroke two years ngo. In years past she campaigned from the speaker's platform fir her husband in two of his three successful races for the Senate and in two of his unsuccessful bids for the Republican Presidential nomination. Now she has to campaign from a wheel chair. But fortunately her right hand— her hand-shaking hand — is unaffected nnd her large brown eyes have their old-time sparkle. ' 'M £i rtha Ta ft is a worn a ti of great courage," commented Rep. Krancrifi Holt on of Ohio as ^ihc watched Mrs. Taft receive long lines of guests at a big reception In.st night, Her husband stood be- de her. polished lo Gen, Sen. Robert A. Tall of Ohio. They are the top contenders in the bllter battle for the Republican presidential nomination. The battle quickens today wllh (he j opening of the GOP convention. I Sen. Eugene D/'Millikin of Colo- 1 rado, Platform Committee chair- , man, continued to push a special drafting staff day and night behind closed doors and amid closely guarded secrecy. He wants no premature leaks. Nevertheless, oiher in the global effort for mutual security against Communist aggression should keep Eisenhower forces happy. Similar treatment was reported by subgroups on the touchy questions of government farm price programs and labor-management relations. Initial reports from the farm plank group indicated movement away from rigid government price supports and strong federal controls. Then Congress put Its approval on a firm level of relatively high farm price props. The GOP plank was shaped to back "reasonable"' supports. The labor plank now urges s union - management conference af ler the November elections. Tha is an invitation to both business nnd union leaders to elect Repub licans and then present iheir rte mands. members of closed tha t committee dis- civil rights plank needed to be hammered into the only "She was determined lo come to j e convention — determined to I me lo the reception." said Mrs. | avrah Wunder of Cincinnati, long- ne friend of the 'rafts and now r.s. Tnft's constant companion. And for that reception, her first art ici pat Ion in this campaign. Irs. Taft, woman-like, wanted o cw dress — something gay. Mrs. Wunder went shopping he- ore they left Washington nnd ound a flame-colored chiffon (or I er, n .shade especially becoming 3 a brunette. At another hotel n few blocks way, Mrs. Eisenhower, also bo- ide her husband, went through a nammoth-handshaking event. Mamie Elsenhower enjoyed it — :vcn though her right hand Rot n lit red and she confessed laugh- ugly that her feet got tired. She had the fun of hearing a song written especially for her by Jimmy Dodd of Lo.s Angeles and mtitled "Miunie." It was sung for he first time nl the reception, by he glee club from Purdue University In Lafayette, Ind. Then someone gave Gen. Eisenhower n. copy and urged him to sing too. He put on his glasses nnd. turning toward his wife, sung with the glee club nnd spectators; "Mamie, what a wonderful nnim is Mamie, "In her heart hums a flaine [01 the man that she loves, and he: family, too." Anti-TB Campaign TEHRAN {/Ft -An antl-tubercuto sis campaign Is in full swing i Tehran nnd Its suburbs as part of the Iranian government's campaign to (iphtd isen.se. Some 3.000 persons have already been niven tests and vaccines agnin.it TB in Tehran's suburbs in the past few weeks. position. A subcommittee led by Mrs. Mildred Younger, attractive, youtlilul delegate from California, split 4 to 2 upon what Republicans should propose. All six opposed a compulsory federal program or commission to halt racial and minority discriminations. ' But Mrs. Younger and three members suggested a voluntary federal commission with power to Investigate state and local conditions In this field and make recommendations. This was expected to appeal to Negroes and other minority groups. Two coin mil teemen insisted the federal government should leave such matters to slate and local action. Mltllkin. n paiienl and persua- ivc advocate of party harmony, expected to whittle out a snt- sfactory compromise before the ilank was handed to the conven- ion and made public. Evidence of this came yesterday as Miltikin emerged from private conference with Eisenhow- during- which foreign policy plank proposals undoubtedly were discussed. Beaming broadly, Millikin, who openly backed Taft in party primaries, told newsmen he is confident nil GOP presidential aspirants will favor the committee's proposals. The senator refused lo pass out copies of the proposed foreign policy plank to commitlcemcn. It was learned, however, that either Taft or Eisenhower, who have collided publicly upon international onct defense issues, could stand on the platform. .References lo "tragic mistakes" and a "Chlnn-laM" policy : by the T r u m a n. Administration should 'please the Taft camp. ~ Pledges of continued foreign ait! Osro Cobh Wants GOP Civil Rights Plank 'To Be on Local Basis' Yet Still Marching CHARLESTON, Mass. (/P>—John Ma her, Spanish-American and Vorld War I vet, strode nearly 2Vi nile.s along the Bunker Hill Day aarade route recently before he wa» orced to drop out. He boasUs an mUroken record of 48 years of pa- fide participation. CHICAGO (.Ti — Osro Cohb of Little Rock. Ark,, says that the Republican platform should contain a civil rights plank placing race! ana 1 religious problems "on a local basis.' 1 Cobb. one of the 11 Arkansas delegates to the national convention here, sain" he rind proposed t\vo planks for the OOP platform to National Chairman Guy Gabvlelson. He said his .second proposal would pledge the party to make an election fight In each precinct. BIG "APPLE" — "Cabezonas," —as pineapples are known in Pslmarejo, Ptierto Rico, grow big, juicy and sweet, nnd Domingo Rivera has reason for that wide grin as he looks forward to a 10-pound treat. Guaranteed When you take your watch to Thompson's, you can be assured of the very finest watch repair work. All work guaranteed and you'll get quick service, too! t-Z LOCAL CKi 'PIT X LOCAL PlOPlt BY LOCAL KOP16 : -H GIFTS ; 114 W. 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