The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1952 · Page 5
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MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1952 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* Republicans to 'Rattle Shields' In Arkansas, South During '52 , By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas Republicans—usually a comparatively silent clan—are showing signs that they plan to rattle their shields" in this presidential election year. Over the weekend party leaders in Arkansas let it be known that: ' Arkansas News Briefs— fjf* Revenue Officials Lied/ Says Gov. M'Math About Income Tax By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS—Revenue officials who investigated Gov. McMath'j income tax returns recently lied about the, settlement of the case, the governor said in a statement Saturday. McMath referred to recent newspaper reports. Neither lie nor the previous reports mentioned any names. McMath said it was obvious that "some federal official had made available information taken from my income tax file and deliberately distorted this Information in an attempt to embarrass and discredit me both personally and politically." He Bald the newspaper article quoted federal revenue officials as saying; -The amount paid in settlement covered, for the most part, funds given the governor as campaign contributions, which he apparently has used as personal fund, and on which he, therefore, should have paid a tax." "That statement Is an unmitigated and malicious He," said McMath. Horse Racing Opponents to Make flans LITTLK ROCK—Opponent* at horse racing In Arkansas will ^neet here tomorrow to draft plans for > campaign against the sport. '~ The Arkansas Baptist Convention at Its recent meeting proposed the outlawing of racing In Arkansas. The resolution first was aimed at the proposed Dixie Downs track in West Memphis, but later was expanded to Include Hot Springs' Oaklawn Park, the state's only existing track. State Senator Asks 'Realistic' Political Law LITTLE ROCK—State Sen. James Johnson of Crossett wants th* 6t«t« Jaw limiting political campaign expenditures replaced by • "realistic" statute. Interviewed yesterday by Esecutlre Editor Harry B. Ashmore of (he Arkansas Gazette on the "Arkansarw In The News" radio program, Johnson frankly admitted that he has violated the law. "Possibly every candidate in the last election violated it," he said. Tm guilty too. But I don't think ill b« prosecuted. It's become a matter of custom and usage. The present law has beeSi Ignored and vioteted untB it ie not t law at all" ,; Pr«ent law limit* > candidate to spending an amount equal to a year's salary of the office he is seeking. Johnson want* the law expanded to allow an outlaw of JO ttmes the annual salary of the Job sought Spiritual Beliefs Called Vital to Peace UTTLE ROCK WJ-Th. United States can maintain peace in world only by reverting to Its early ideological and spiritual beliefs, said the national commander of the American Legion, Donald R.. Wilson, addressing a meeting of the Legion's Arkansas Department here yesterday, said efforts of this country to forestall a worW crisis with "only materail resources" have failed. "» te doubtful today that England, France, Italy or other European countriM w« have helped can make a full contribution to the defense of Western Europe," said Wilson. ' Wilson said the Korean war should be won by whatever military nwanj ar» feasible. "If we. continue to hedge as we are in the current peace talks. R might be thought that our nation desires p»ace at he said. They would seek to commit the national party to a "bold and realistic" presidential campaign in Dixie In 1952; They probably would adopt * set of rules which significantly, omit qualifications for party membership in Arkansas. "Slump the South 1 * Osro Cobb, chairman of [he GOP State Committee, said Sunday that Southern Republicans are going to nsist that the party's candidates ump the South. Cobb. who has served on the Resolutions Committee at the last ,wo republican conventions, said he would present written endorsements of this policy from Southern GOP leaders to the committee when the convention meets at Chicago in July. Dixie Republicans want the party also to: 1. Send Republican congressmen jit/> the South for speaking tours, 2. Predicate the party's bid for national power on an open expression and sincere desire to ffire all sections fair treatment. 3. Support local Republican candidates as a means to develop real two-party system In the strongly Democratic South. .4. Gire the South an affirmative purl in carrying: out the national party's program "commensurate with Ita contribution to these alms.** Saturday, Cobb said that a set of rules for the party In Arkansas, drafted by a subcommittee of the state committee, was aimed ot throwing "the gates open to any qualified elector who wants to support Republican candidates or help them." Rules Are First Drafted The rules, first ever to be dratted for the party in Arkansas, also would contemplate the possibility of presidential preferential primaries. Harold E. Stassen, a candidate for the Republican nomination this year, has requested such a primary In Arkansas, hut Cobb has said that it Is "unlikely" that one wil be held. RemmH Ift Confident At least one leading Arkansas Republican—Mayor Pratt Remmel of Little Rock — is confident that party's fortunes are on the upgrade in this predominantly Democratic state. Rerrimsl, first Republican mayor of Little Rock in M years, said he felt that Arkansas might vote Republican this year in the presidential race. He said he based his .vie; mainly on dissatisfaction of Arksn- sans with "corruption in the national administration." : ires Strike 3 [imes in Stale; lause One Death Invalid Perishes At Cotton Plant; Humphrey Hard Hit By (he Associated Press Fire struck three times in Arkanas over the weekend, taking one Ife and causing damage In excess of $50,000. Two stores in tne business district of Humphrey, a tiny town of any price," Violence Takes 10 Lives in Arkansas During First Six Days of New Year By Tho AMociated Prew Ten persona died Violently In Arkansas in the first six, days of 1852. The toll for the -week beginning last Monday was 14. _At Cotton Plant, Invalid Jethroe .Jiest perished when flames destroyed hit small, frame home Sunday. A 18-year old East Arkansas farm boy was killed when he was shot accidentally -while hunting rabbits near his home Sunday. He was Charles Daniel Shea. The youth v.-as shot in the head when the .22 caliber rifle he was carrying discharged. (Slory on Page 1.) An escaped Indiana convict, 17- Last Times Tonile Features at 7 & 9 p.m. Texas Carnival 1 Esther Williams Red Skelton Howard Keel Color by Technicolor RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday 'Silver City' Edmund O'Brien Yvofte de Carlo Warner News & Shorts year-old Theodore Oraham of L* Porte, Ind., was killed when the car In which he was riding crashed Into a tree six miles south of Trumann, Ark., Sunday. Sgt. Wyatt Patrick said another escapee from the Indiana State penal farm hospital. Ray Haworth 20, was Injured critically In the accident. Patrick said two men ned the hospital, an institution for short term convicts. Jan. 1. Roy L. Mitchell, 29-year-old res- NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Saf. & Sun. Phone 58 Last Times Tonite "SECRET OF CONVICT LAKE 1 Glenn Ford Gene Tiernev Tuesday 'HOME TOWN STORY" Jefferey Lynn Wednesday & Thursday "SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET" Frankie I.aine Terry Moore Rains Handicap Cotton Harvest LITTLE ROCK. W>—CoM wwth- er and heavy rains have handl capped the harvest of more than 15,000 bales of cotton still in Arkansas fields. Miles McPeak, agricultural statistician for the U. 8. Department of Agriculture, also estimated thai between 6 to 8 per cent of the crop has not been ginned.. Japanese Prints Displayec BRANDON Man. (AP) — A col lection of 350 Japanese prints is to. teresting visitors to the Brandon Public Library. The collection in eludes 40 original prints by ear)y masters and 110 by contemporary artists. Ident of Tuscumbia, Al«.. was killed Friday when he. was struck by a ca near West Memphis. MOX Phone «21 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 8»t,-Sun. 1:00 629 population In the rice growing' region of East Central Arkansas, were destroyed by «n early morn- Ing blaze Sunday. Two Firmi Destroyed Destroyed were the Brown Appliance Co., store and F. A. Wll- son's general merchandise establishment. L. H. Mouser's general store was damaged by fire, smoke and water, said city Marshal Jim Young. The three firms occupy adjoin- In? sites on the Arkansas County side of division street—the main street of Humphrey and the also border between Arkansas and Jefferson counties. Blue Started In Rear ! Young said the fire apparently started in the rear, of Brown's store and spread to the other business houses. , The city marshal said the town's volunteer tire department and one truck from ne«rby Stutt«art battled the blaie (or Iwo hours In near freezing temperatures before bringing It under control. Cause o! the fire was not known. Two Fire* at Cotton Plant There were two fires in Cotton Plant, Jethro* West, an Invalid, nrrlshed when fire destroyed hl» small frame home A large frame building housing the Cotton Plant Vocational Negro School was destroyed Saturday night. E. E, Willis, principal of the school, said no estimate ot the damage was available. Valuable Purchase Alaska, during 1848, produced a total of $120,760.735 worth of minerals, salmon, furs, and (arm produce, or more than 16 times the original purchase price of the ter- lltory. Always a Double Feature Last Times Tonite —Plus Latest News & Cartoon Tuesday & Wednesday 1 P»CIU«U r * JOAN DAVIS • STMIET 1KB • 1MB I —PI US- Technicolor Sport Short & Short About Texa» Former Nazi Radar Worker In U.S. Army GOEPPINGEN, Germany, lat- in World War II Rudolf J, Kerl was a radar specialist in (he German alrforce. He emigrated to the United States In October. 1049, A year later he was drafted Into the U. S. Army. Now he » back In Germany as » sergeant In the 28lh Infantry Division and stationed here, less than 100 miles from his former home. His Job in the American Army Is radio maintenance. •'The work is almost ihe same as I did In the Oerman army," Kerl says. "But the pay Is better—and PAGE FTVB —•—• life In the American Army \t t k* better than in the German " Kerl lived In Philadelphia durin* his year In the u. S.. and workH at a factory In Hatboto, Pa. maktiw meters and gauges. Cobalt Is seldom found In its natural stale, almost always occurring with Iron, nickel, and other metal?. Crying for |IM|1I RELliF from HUH Quit crying, »t«rt try- Ins C-2223 /or (julck pain relief. C-22Z1 1« iodtzed, con tains 2 doctor-prescribed ingredients, also "Black Snake Root" herb — for fajt. effective relief. Price of first bottle back H you are notiim led. Hurry, be sure to get C-22U now* ^4. January CLEARANCE SALE ! 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