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FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1952 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS jftl « Sketch of • Candidate— fsies Kefauver 1st Race by 60 (first of two dispatches.) By PETKR EDSON WASHINGTON <NEA>—Down in Tennessee they like' to tell about the first law case Bites Kefauver ever had. Only 24 and Just out of Yale law school, Kefauver was representing a store trying to collect an overdue bill. But »'hen he learned that the defendant was a poor widow who needed every penny she could get her hands on, he asked the court to dismiss the suit. The court did, and lawyer Kefauver lost his first case. Eight years later, he lost out on another first try--by 60 votes— when he ran for the Tennessee legislature. But he made It on the second try, and if he doesn't win the nomination for President the first time his hat Is In the ring, it seems more than'likely he'll try again. Politically speaking. Kefauver Is still a youngster. If he does receive ' the Democratic nomination for President at the July 21 convention !n Chicago, It would come as a nice present for his 49th birthday which falls on the following Saturday, July 26. Much of the flavor and atmosphere of Kefauver's upbringing in east Tennessee clings with him still. H« Seems Shy For instance, many political reporters (n Washington find Kefauver a difficult man to interview. He seems shy. He Is Inclined to be inarticulate on subjects in which he is vitally interested and on which he should be voluble. Another view of his character Is that his simplicity hides his polit- 'ical shrewdness. One thing that may make Kefauver seem "dumb but honest," as some of his critics say, is that he Is «o quiet. There is none of the flamboyant politico about him. He i« no arm waver, though he Is quite » hand shaker. People like him, as they like any nice guy. Women are crazy about him. He was bom In Madisonvllle. capital of Monroe County. His father ran the local hardware store &nd hotel. On the edge of town he has ft 1000-acre farm which he still operates.' Estes' grandfather was a Baptist preacher and circuit rider out of Chattanooga. The Kefauvers are of French Huguenot stock. They came to this country from Alsace-Lorraine, in «a(rfern France, In the 17th Century. They settled first In Maryland, then moved on to Tennessee. Wanted to Be Lawyer Young Estes knew right from the start he wanted to be a lawyer. When court was held in Madisonville, all the county lawyers came v to town and^itayed a,t the Kefau- ,gjj ver hotel. Estes .heard them tell ™. stories and so got his first legal '' lore. He went to the university of Tennessee and was graduated in 1924. He played tackle on the football team. The way he tells it, he was a second stringer and bench warmer for the Vote. But when he ran tor Congress he was "promoted" to all-Southern. And when he beat the Crump machine to win election to the Senate, somebody "discovered" that he -had been an all-America tackle. Worked Lumber Camps In Summer vacations he worked In lumber camps around Madison- vllle and the coal fields of the Hnr- lan, Kentucky region, lust across the Tennessee state line. Stories that he worked his way through University of Tennessee are a bit exaggerated. But he did contribute to "his own support by waiting on tables when he went to Yale law CAMFAIGN HAT: Coonskln hat has become a Kefauver symbol. Here he wears It at a Memphis rally while his wife listens. ', .school, after teaching a year at Hot on 3 blind date in Chattanooga. He £ Pentagon Makes Recommendation On Spanish Bases WASHINGTON (^—The Pentagon has truned over to the State Department its military recommendations on l.he politically touchy matter of U.S.-Spanlsh bases and arms aid agreement. The secret report of an American mission i which went to Spain last, August has been delivered to diplomatic officials after prolonged review by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Defense Department leaders. it was learned today. The Pentagon's advice, ba^ed on the report of a three-man mission headed by Maj. Gen. James W. Spry of the Air Force, reportedly was confined to presenting information and guidance on purely military aspects such as the desirable locations of U.S. sea and air facilities and the militar..- assistance requirements of Spain. Friday & Saturday 'SUN VALLEY CYCLONE" Wild Dill Elliott Serial & Comedy Dewey Warns West to Watch Southeast Asia NEW YORK (/Pi-Gov. Thomas E. Dewoy, in a soberly worded warning, said last night that the free world is courting catastrophe If it fails to take prompt action against aggression in Southeast' Asia. He repealed ngaln his months-old demand for a mutual defense treaty of free pacific nations nnd said: "We should make it clear that we will not hesitate to use every weapon at our command and every weapon we may develop in the future in the manner that hurts the aggressor most." "If we do not issue such a warning." (he two-time Republican candidate for president added, "I believe we will have wnr." Dewey. who ' traveled widely last summer In the Far East, called attention to the fact Ihat Ihe United States is committed to the defense of Japan, the Philippine Islands, snd Australia and New Zealand • "But, as it stands tcday. we have guaranteed either too much or too little," he' said. rrvi America's S/ov« World of Narcotics— New Federal Law Holds Hope for Teen-Aqers KniTfkR'K NrtTF- M»» U ,u. u_- „-.,-,. . *^ EDITOR'S NOTE: Here _ fourth and final story dealing »llh America's "Slave World of Narcotic*." By DON WIHTMIKAD WASHINGTON M'j — There Is I there"is"the"rccu7ring theme — 'lT'l rising hope today that a new and had. only known what it, would do to '""Sh fedcrr.I law against narcotics ne, I never would have started colics manufacture and export Investigations have spotlighted the situation. In the long parnrte of addicts Springs, Ark. He had hard sledding getting his start in business, until he happened to get a case in which opposing counsel was the leading law firm in Chattanooga. He got a call to come to their offices one day. He thought it was to discuss the case. Instead they offered him a job. The firm became Sizer, Chambliss and Kefauver. Later he formed his own firm—Kefauver, Duggan and Wilson—and In 10 years he made a good amount of money. Kefauver met the girl he married was asked to pinch hit as date for the sister of Nancy Patterson PJg- gott. But Estes liked Kancy better than her sister. He followed her home to Scotland the next Summer, and they were married In Glasgow in 1935. They have four children: Eleanor, aged 10; David, six; Diane Carey, four, and Gail Estes, a little over a year old. In Washington, they live in a substantial brick house in Spring Valley, and there's all kind of excitement in the neighborhood about the Kefauvers going to the White House—mavbe. 'Navy to Carry War to Enemy'— Kimball Lashes Inefficient U.S. Workers and Harping Civilians U. S. to Define Military Relations With Japanese WASHINGTON. (/Tj-The United States will insist on denning its post-treaty military relations with Jnpnn before the peace document becomes effective. This stand will be conveyed to Japanese Prime Minister Yoshida by Special Ambassador Dean Rusk and Assistant Secretary of the Army Earl Johnson after they reach Tokyo today. The Defense Department obtained President Truman's consent to this procedure before Gen. Omar Bradley outlined it to the. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which is holding hearings on the treaty ratification. SS MILWAUKEE (flV-Secretary of the Navy Dan A. KlmbaU struck sharply at inefficient government employes and harping civilians last night and also said the Navy would carry the war to the enemy if there is no truce'in Korea. He delivered his strongly worded speech at a meeting of the local Navy League Council and the Milwaukee Executives Club after laying aside his prepared text. Referring to men in government, Kimball declared "If they don't deliver the goods; let them' get to Sell out of office." As for critical civilians, he said: "If you're not willing to come down and show us how to do it better, don't sit at home and criticize." The Navy secretary did not mention .any names,, "If r God forbid—we do not have a truce in Korea the Navy will carry Moretti Found Guilty in Famed Murder Case CHICAGO «=) —Miclmel Moretti. a suspended state's attorney's policeman, was convicted today of murder In one of Chicago's most sensational criminal cases- A Criminal Court Jury set Moretti's punishment at life imprisonment. The ca.se has been In the public spotlight for five months. The state, in its second murder trial of the 33-year-old Moretti, had asked lor the death penalty. The first trial ended with a deadlocked jury last Dec. 20. The second jury deliberated five hours and 15 minutes be/ore returning a decision. Other possible verdicts in the case were imprisonment for a freed period of not less, than 14 years and net guilty. MOX Phnne 4621 Show Starts Weekdays' 7:00 Sat.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Last Times Tonite 'FOUR DAYS LEAVE" —Plus— JOHN FOiiD'S THfS IS- KOREA Also C'arlnon Saturday Also Cartoon ."Sir GaDihad Serial" the war to the enemy," Kimball warned. "We're not going to fight the next war in the United States. We're going to fight it homewhere else, and it'll be up to the Navy to take the Army, the Air Force and the Marines to their new positions, and It'll be the Navy which supplies them with what they need to do their Jobs.' Hiss Asks Re-Trial NEW YORK '<JP>— Alger 'Hiss has asked for a retrall based on what he says Is new evidence that he told the truth when he said he did not give American secrets to war Russian spy ring. Truman Told Insistence On Vatican Envoy Will Bring Defeat at Polls WASHINGTON. «•> —President Truman has been advised that his insistence on sending an ambassador to the Vatican will bring him defeat at the polls if he seekn reelection. This advice came last night from Hev. Carl Mclntire of Collingswood N. J., president of the Internationa! Council of Christian Churches. He told a Bible-carrying rally, estimated to number 4,000. that "all the unions there are can't elect" Mr. Truman now. ., peddling has halted the alarming upsurge in teen-age addictioji to drugs. For more than two years, a growing number of teen-agers have been dragged into' the slave-world of narcotics that has trapped some 50.000 addicts in the United States. But In the past two months, U.S. Narcotics Ccmmisstoner H, J, Anslinger reports, there has been a decline In Juvenile narcotics addiction. The' number of youngsters being treated as addicts also has tapered off. It's the brightest news that has come out. of the battle against -the dread habit in many months. Law Clven CmlK Ansllnger gives credit to a new ederal law—signed by President rrumaji last November — increasing he penalties for violation of the narcotics and marihuana laws. The new law fixes a minimum prison term of two years and a maximum of five for the first-time •lolators. It bars suspended' sen- ences for those convicted a second ime, It increases prison terms to a possible 30 years for third of* 'rises. Ansllngrr Directs Fight Ansllnger has been directing the government's fight against the nar- otics traffic lor years. He Is con- Ineed that tough federal and state iws — strictly enforced — will do more than anything else to frighten iecldlers and drive the done traffic From the sidewalks ot America. Fortunately, the nation has be.cn alerted to the menace, and the s'ize of the narcotics slave-world. Education programs are being conducted in schools find churches and civic centers in some cities io give teen-agers a hint of the dangers In larcotlcs. Peddlers Are Target City, state and federal agents are making narcotics peddlers their ipecial targets. The United Nations s trying to gel agreement among ts members on the control of nnr- , using narcotics." The addicts have their nm\ (dens :oo, about how the traffic should be controlled. One 26-year-old woman addict said: "If they once had the idea of what they were going to go through In 1947 the United States hit an all-time high In cotton textile exports of 1.468.009,000 square yards. a pre-| Patterson Burial Today WASHINGTON (^-Former Secretary of War Robert p. Patterson, killed In Tuesday's plane crash at Elizabeth. N. J., will be buried to- ciay In Arlington National Ceme tery. It has will take been estimated that it astronomers a 100 years to decipher the photographic plates being made In the sky survey now underway at the Palomar Observatory In California. ^CoWs Relieve merles direct —without "dosing" • u» r ON NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Cenler" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Friday "MARK OF THE RENEGADE' Ricardo Monlalban Saturday "KID FROM AMARILLO" Charles Slarretl Saturday () W I Show 'YOUTH AFLAME" Sunday & Monday 'LITTLE EGYPT" Mark Stevens Rhonda Fleming no need to break table S?"'r l do «- » "Met bottiagc.h St. J(»ph Aiplrtn Tor Children now RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday "EASf SIDE OF HEAVEN" with Bing Crosby Saturday "KID FROM LAS VEGAS" Anne Gwiinne David Bruce Sun.-Mon.-Tues. wVi*n Mcrtl ogvnt Hop« longttt with thot lomarr-vtloui flail set RmOMfl SPY have the electric chair.... "Blow His Hrains Out" "It would he better to blow-his (the youth's) brains out than to get him started on narcotics. Then he loses his life, if you give him narcotics, he will lose his soul, too." There Is no known cure for nar- „„,;— ,/,."""")' "•""• '«> ""'- unsiavca so many men, womc cotics addiction-ciicept a desire children with Its eril traffic, within the addict himself to want to be cured and enough willpower to keep away from drugs. But that desire and will isn't strong enough in most cases. That's why the fight goes on against the underworld which hag enslaved so many men, women »rtd then I think they would definitely not do it !f they were informed of it, there would be fewer of our young addict" " Twn-AEfr Gives View A 19-year-old youth said: "I don't think the fact that it (narcotics) Is dangerous -will keep teen-agers off drugs when thsy reach 18 years old, because they nre subject to be drafted anyway and to be sent to a foreign country and placed in conflict. There Is clanger all around them, nnd the fact, that it Is dangerous doesn't solve the problem. "If you can more or less help the addict himself, and not the potential nddlcl, then you can lick (he ins." Another said: "It seems as though there should be some kind of a consultation that a teen-ager coming up can go to a;id someone to refer to when he has problems. It seems now that the majority of fellows and girls coming up seem to be neglected somewhat by their parents' general affection." Still another said: "I believe... the only way you can actually stop or begin to stop teen-nge addiction Is through some sort of a revision of the FInridlson Act. . .making It legal for registered addicts ..... if they can obtain their druKs through a doctor for n small amount of money, they won't go to the peddlers. It won't be profitable for the peddlers to sell drugs in the streets." And a young doctor who became an addict, said: "Any peddler who would take a child or just a kid and sell him narcotic drugs' particularly some kid who doesn't know the effect of It or what lifetime slavery It would say that narcotics to that person should might lead to— I a mnn who sell OPEN-AIR DINER IN LIBYA-A group of Arabs, some barefoot, some wearing sncnkers, take a spot of mini tea at an open-al? diner in Tripoli, Libya, The world's newest nation is one of the poorest and most backward in the world, with a per capita incom* of about $30 per year. FARMERS Be sure to have your COTTONSEED and SOYBEANS test for GERMINATION Send Samples io Woodson-Tenent Laboratories en West Ash St. > lilyllievillc, Arkansas £i RECENT NATIONWIDE POLL BY OPINION RESEARCH CORPORATION SHOWS THAT MOST AMERICANS TODAV WANT THEIR ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER TO COME PROM LOCAL 8l)51KESS-MANAGEI>. COMPANIES-- NOT PROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. HERE ARE SOME REASONS WHV AMERICANS FEEL THAT WAV. DEFENSE NEEDS FIRST/ PEOPLE WANT UNNECESSARY GOVERNMENT SPENDING STOPPED TO SAVE THEIR TAX DOLLARS FOR AMERICA'S DEFENSES, '\JT5 SOCIALISM/* THAT* WHAT PEOPLE SAV ABOUT THE PEDERAL GOVERNMENT OWNING AND OPERATING THE ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER BUSINESS, J PEDERAL POWER PROGRAM INCLUDES BUILDING COSTLY TRANSMISSION LINES THAT WOULD DUPLICATE THE LIMES OF 6JJSIMESS-MANAGED AMERICANS SAV/'LETS NOT WASTE MANPOWER,MONEY AMD MATERIAL ON SOCIALISTIC POWER PROJECTS* (iN PEACE AND WAR, AMERICA'S VAST ELECTRIC POWER NEEDS HAVE &EEt4 WELL PILLED BY THE NATION'S BUSINESS-MANAGED COMPANIES.s THEY'VE MORE THAN DOUBLED THE SUPPLY SINCE 1941 AND THEX'RE BUILDING A LOT MORE THAT ONLY A, SHORTAGE OF MATERIALS CAN HOLD UP. • "JiEET CBHUSS ARCHER" for deUshtful comedy-Sundays-CBS-S P.M, Central Tune. Ark-Mo Power Co.