The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 17, 1951
Page 7
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JIWfDAY, DECEMBER 17, 19W Murry'to Ask Office QfGovernor-lfAhy BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS • LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Attorney O«n. Ike MUITT prob»bly wilt tun for governor It he leeka my public office In 1»5J. Murry made th»t statement yesterday In a radio Interview with Harry S. Aihmbre, executive editor of the Arkansat Qatette. The attorney ftneral wa» the (irst guest in a new MI lei of Sunday broadcasts "Arkansans In The Newt," over station KLRA. ; Many KMUWI Criticism fjWn the Interview, Murry renewed *W* criticism of the State Highway Commission. And, he revealed that h« already. IB taking an active part In;,the investigation of the highway Department by the Highway Audit Commission. . '.'At attorney general, I am the official counsel for all state commissions." laid Murry. "I Intend to *«rve In that capacity for the Audit commission." Attorney Retained The commission has retained Copper Jncoway. Little Rock at- tqrney, as special' counsel. Public hMrlnfa on the commission's findings are scheduled to bc'glh JaiV, IS; ana Murry said he •Intended to tike an active part in presenting evidence. Murry declined "to comment directly on the commission's probe to dale, but he said he agreed with the Interim report Issued : recently by the group which condemned thi Highway Department for "waste and inefficiency." Vole' Is Defended The attorney general defended his ilssenting vote in the reappor- tloimient "of "state senatorial districts, ordered by the Arkansas Supreme court. f. Pniaskl County received a third senator In the rcapporttonment which altered several senatorial districts Redlslrlcting "Unnecessary" Murry said he did not believe that redisti-lcting was necessary but he admitted that his principal objection to the reapportionment sponsored by Gov. Mcitfath, was i>o- lllical. He added that he thought the Reapportionment Board—Gov McMath, Secretary of State o. a. Hall and Murry—should have taken more time to reach a decision after the Supreme Court ordered the redlstricting. Murry also renewed his proposal for i complete reorganization of (lie state government. THE SONGS OF CHRISTMAS PAGE SEVEN Many Wonder if Tax Scandal Will Affect McMath's Plans - By GOHDON WASHINGTON (AP) — Ark an»«n» In Washington are speculating on th. •fjectr^lf any—which the .tax scandals will have on future VJJJ*"' of Oov. Sid McMath. ' ^•McMath. I. an avowed advocate No Taxis Seen In Indochina City HAWOT. IndochW. </P)—This key city in Northern. Indochina — now having » population Mtlmated at •bout 000,000—ha* »n unmuil dls- tincttoo—It lack! tuicabt. Tb. Me nuon 1* .aid to be'the difficulty of keeping * fleet of cabs cuppltod with oil . and gasoline, which hM to bt transported from th.aarthw.Um port city of Hal- phoi*. TIM •MoUa. U MO*! to run the Fre»eh ud Tl*taunM* war mm- chin* In Mi operation, tftiraf the COMtunict-ted Vletminh fotc«. Jungle Rescue Made After Plane Crash KUALA LUMPD*, Malaya. - Aftar AT. d.y. In wlldMt MCttoha of t Mtton Jungle., an RAF pilot a polle. eadet nached a little «• and Mfety In Northeast Ma- lajrs. Th«r w«r* forced to make a riuardoo. cri»h landing: Ther »«lT«ged their radio and •ent out an SOB which wa» picked •p by Brttlih forcM. But, the dam- .irwj bottafT failed quickly and they wer* not able to direct rwcue operation.. Tb« two men bad constructed • raft and wer. moving down the riy« wher. they were .potted. An RAF plan. «am. back the next day and droppad parachute, with •fMTfwuif Ripplie* — Including a portable radio tranmnltter. Th. RAF orerfcead wcorted,th« raft to the rnnoU vlll.g* of Kuala Betl*. by F*!lx Carney • Christmas is a-comin' to television. And'Santa Glaus and all his helpers are going to be the big stars of the season^ There'll be a great selection of Christmas shows . . . with all the ga)& trimmings. We'll see biff Christmas services and watch famous choirs making fine music. We'll see whimsical, heart-catching drama as our age-old favorite Christmas stories come to life at the hands of the finest stars. We'll s«e the fun and rush of holiday shopping in gaily decked Christmas stores. We'll see Christmas 'as it's celebrated in every country in the world with all the strange customs and trimmings that go with it. ^t'll be a fine time for shut- ins to enjoy the magic O f television. And it'll he a wonderful tJung for your whole family. Get that television set right now ... so that, you and everybody at your hous« can have a television Christmas. It'll be the best ever. You can count on it. You certainly can count on having a large selection of new sets in our showroom . . . and at the same time, depend on our excellent service department for quick installation or anv renairs you may need on your TV set before the holidays. BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO., 138 E. Main KUn Blvthe- v'l'o. Phone 3R16. of another term for President Tru man/ He recently stated his case for Mr Truman on several radio and teleylfio'n programs. McMath Is Prospect McMath Is a prospective candidate for re-election as governor In 1952— a presidential year. It Is likely that if Truman's stock Is down it'll . hurt McMath's chances; If It Is up. it'll help those chances At least this Is the thinking of many Arkansas observers In the capital. Will this situation have Hny effect on McMath's decision to seek a third term? This Is a question of course, which only McMath can answer. Clean HOUK May Help Some observers say. that if the president takes drastic action to clean house his popularity would swing upward. Sen. McClellan D-Ark.,-who is Inclined to eye Gov. McMath as a possible opponent tor his senatorial seat In 1954, has told reporters that as he gauges sentiment In Arkansas. the people aren't enthusiastic about President Truman running Hj«in." ' He said the people are ."pretty unhappy over the situation" uncovered in the' Internal Revenue Bu' • ' . ,..^-«f<»« Seen "Unless we get but of office those who have b«n guilty of gro.-s Improprieties." he said, "it will have "' McClellan. who opposed Truman's nomination In 1948 declined to name his choice for the party nominee next year but said he hoped Democrats could nominate "some g w i ma n" Wh ° wcu ? d b able to all faction, of the party. Aljf W* W f"**** CWijt,™. unn n .ray „ #,ft"* w ««««l«»," "Ha*! Tfc. HmM " "Joy hi H» WoM," " A«d»l ewtw "WeTkr.. K-*. cf Orient Art - »hkfi it b«e<j o. ri* <*>ry t* M* MM MM haw A* mi, wka «<mw to w«n% the «foat Jews ovd Him jiftt. Illustrated by Walt Scott fcrt roakin, fint i« geoertrf popularity H "O Come All T« faithful," known also by tfce latin "Adesre Th* has been translated into mwe Hmn 73 languages. Arkansas News Briefs— McMath Praises New School For Negroes as 'Democratic 1 ' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS , STEPHENS-Gov. McM.tta said yesterday that a new school for Negroes here was a "Glow for the democratic way O f life." Speaking »t dedication ceremonies for the $200.000 school build-- ing, the governor told some 1,000 persons; "You're making an economic contribution to the community' state and nation, We h.v. no greater resource than our people-' especially our young people." The new Khool replace, nin. frame buildings. Solans Inspect Arkansas River Damage CONWAY-Two Arkansas 'congressmen and Army engineers inspected bank cave damage .long the Arkansa. river Saturday, and Re Brooks Hays, D-Ark. commented- Rep. ten c h tell Cong ess th. we hlve Mn an uncontrolled river can do." with to Wuhlngton and . Harris Constituents Worry About War Distr sona District are concerned mostly about .ndlng th, war in Korea wad high taxe», says Rep. Or«n Harris, D-Ark. "Peopl. want the Korean war ended on. way or another," „,<, Harris Saturday. He added that th. Internal Revenue Bureau M anda, h.^ enraged", the people. wbo are feeling "th, first bite of ne w high Arkansan Wins Rhodes Scholarship NEW ORLEANS-Cadet Charle. R. Wallis. 73-year old at th. Us. ^itary Acacdemy. w«t Point. M. Y Ton Wa II.. wn of Mr. and Mr,. Jam., o. Wallls of Mmlvern will philosophy, politic. and economic, .t Oxford. . tud . 7 Authentic Handcuffs Foul Up Stage Play PORTLAND. Me. (XP)-Authentle- ly backfired on the stage here Actor Philip Young Insisted on borrowing official police handcuff, or hU role with the Portland "layers. the middle of the third.act and ther, wwn't a key in th. house. Bo th. whole cast moved to police headquarter, where a police can- tain removed Young', manacles so h« could sign a "confession " Year for Comet. Fourteen comets were spotted during IMS. Thi* Is as large a number u ever _has been found and only the third time Violence Takes 6 Lives in State Arkansas Fatality Toll for Week Now Stands at 12 B.V THE ASSOCIATED P RES S Six persons died violently In Ar- , kansas over the weekend, booking f oljr - m ° n »> °W the state's weekly fatality toil to * d ° ore " R)Ur °"" were 12. Six of the week's deaths caused by traffic accidents. Russellville Police Judge Ciiig U. Bailey died in a uttle nock Hospital Sunday from injurl-s suffered when his car overturned near nusseliville last Tuesday. The 36-year-old jurist was the son of former Lt. Gov. Bob Bailey and the brother of State Sen. Bob Bailey Jr., both of Ruteellvllle. ' Auto Overturns W. H. Parker, 36. of Jacksonville was killed Sunday when a car in which he was riding left highway 67 a mile and a half south of Jacksonville Pulaski county fl mi overturned. An England woman died en route to a Little Bock hospital after she vas carried unconscious from her apartment Sunday afternoon Police Chief Joe Poster said Mrs Edwin Morgan died from suffoca- No Man fir Woman Can Enjoy Life With Stomach Gas! Poor digestion—swelling with *as after meals—heavy feeling around waistline—rifting of sour food These are some of the penalties of an Onset Stomach. •;-...... , f CERTA-VfN Is helping s'ucrfvic- tims right and left here in Blytheville. This new medicine helpj you llgest food faster and. better. It is tnkcn before meals; thus It works with your food. Gnspains go! inches of bloat vanish! Contains Herbs and Vitamin B-l with iron to enrich the blood and make nerves stronger Weak, miserable people soon feel different all over. So don't go on when more than a doien were spot- suffering. Get CERTA-VIN—Kirbv Forget Someone? it comes to Christmas, some peop i e ror . lh.m»e]v«. That's risht-themseives. How' Bv ing to p],n for Christmas.. .by neglecting to «av» money to mttl the budget-wrecking Yuletide expenses. You owe R ( 0 yourself to join ou.- Chrisf- ma S Club NOW for NEXT year. . .so VOI1 won - t be he forgotten person on your Christmas list. Come In and talk it over todav. Join Our Christmas Club Today! THE FARMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY The Oldest Bank in Mississippi County "Tim« Tried — Panic Tested" Memkn "'as burning the room was lion. He said a gai healer In Mrs Morgan 1 .! bedroom Hill-blast and that ixceedingly hot. Salesman Drowns A 25-year-old Magnolia talesman drowned Saturday night In 27 cutoff lake near Lewlsrille when the boat In which he and two others were .rid In?" capsized. He was Richard Jarrolt. Intanl Dies in Fire An El Dorado Infant perished Saturday when fire destroyed his :amily's Uo-room home. He was Clifford Everctl Jer chKdren escap- In Little Rock, in-ern Holmes ibout 2«. was shot to death In an' irgunient with a woman, said Police Lt: E, M. Rhodes. Lt Rhodes iaid he has arrested Willie Beasley ror questioning in the slnying. Cook. It. Eat In Japan, the diner in a restaurant often cooks his own food in an iron skillet, set on his table according to the Encyclopedia Brl- tnnnlca. Airport Causes Rights Question SINGAPORE (If)— The Singapore government is confronted with the problem of ousting squatters from the land where it plans to construct a new iminlcijuil »irj>ort. Thc r Siiiga'pore branch ol the Malayan Chinese Association hns been asked by the .squatters to aw in their protest against the new civil airdrome. Housing is so dlflicult a problem In Singapore thai thousands have squatted on government ns well ns private property and thrown up ramshackle lints for shelter. With the Courts Circuit (civil)! Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Company vs. S. F. Bowling, replevin suit. K. S. Jnckson and 1,. a. Blnck vs. B. o. Kelly, debt. K. 3. Jackson and L. G. Block ;. Den Raydon. debt. 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