The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 29, 1952
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1952 Finances, Back Room Politics May Block Proposed GOP Primary in State for '52 By HARI.EY PKRSHIXG LITTLE ROCK -(AP)—Finances and some back room politics appear to be blocking a proposed Republican presidential preferential primary in Arkansas this year. This is the consensus of several veteran politicians and political observers. . . *., One politician, who asked (hat Arkansas News Briefs— M'Math Discloses Some Ideas For'53 State Legislature BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* I!j- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK—Gov. McMath, while carefully dodging mention of his 1952 political plans, lias said he will make several recommendations eo the 1853 legislature. The governor yesterday said these recommendations would include: Creation of a central purchasing agency; / Establishment of" central personnel agency; Sufficient funds to guarantee 9-nionth terms for all schools; Increased teacher salaries; and Equalization of salary scales of trained technical and professional employes with those of other states. McMath said the retiring governor as well ss the new governor can mako recommendations to the legislature. McMath has not said he will seek a third term as governor, but he generally Is considered to be a candidate. AP&L Wants to Build Rural 'Power Lines LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas power and Light Co., wants to build four miles of rural lines in Phillips County at a cost of $5,995. The Public Service Commission yesterday set F«b. 1 for hearing on the application. One politician, who asked Ills name not be used, said that unless court action is filed It Is doubtful that the primary will be held. He s*td that most top officials of the Republican party In Arkansas are committed to support OOP re ;i' <i ,'^ Ua , 1 . " s l )lr »nt Sen. Robert aft <R-9hlo> and arc working behind closed doors to present anything from upsetting their plans' miBht d ° Republican Two Groups file Articles of Incorporation LITTLE BOCK—Articles ol incorporation on file at the secretary of state's office include: Rogers Lime and Material Co., of Rogers, listing authorized capital at $100,000. Incorporates: Mrs. a. r. Warner of. Ottawa, Kan., WiWam 8. and Alt* E. Brantlngham of Ponca City, Okla., and Ilo O. and Irene Krlese of Hogera. Delta Loan and Finance Co., oj Mnlvern listing authorized capital at *100,000. Incorporate.™ Dillon J. Ross, Estclle M. Ross, Peter and Catherine jr. Herjog of Ladue, Mo. At least one state eader, Jeff Speck, a cor \M *"b«n«torli,l nomination this year, thinks there will i, e a primary. Speck (o Seek Court Action Speck has indicated that unless the officials of the pa, tv permit primary to be held, he 'will ™k court action compelling them to QO SCf. rt( fl> c <*. the !950 Republican candidate for governor and a strong supporter ot Gen. Dwight D E"S ?h Tf 1 * CCUSC(i « "segment M the state GOP leadership" of form. He predicted that, Stasstn Flies Former aov. Harold stassen of ?, 1 «*«««» i ai ™nan Osro Cobb all ng for the primary. He offer- d to share the cost !t . at * l»w require! a pollt- Flood Control Proposal Hit By Opposition POCAHONTAS, Ark. IIP) — A eroup of Arkansas and Missouri land owners has challenged the necessity of a government flood control nnd hydroelectric dam across the Elevcnpoint River near ;re. About 600 "members of the Elev- npolnt. Protective Association met t Dalton school last night to voice heir protests on the u. S. Engin- ers' proposal to construct the :rojccl. Attending were residents of Randolph County, Ark., and Oregon ind Ripley counties In Missouri. The group also heard Col. Hans ,V. Holmer, chief of the Little Rock District Engineers, outline lenefite that would be derived rom construction of the* proposed Water Valley Dam. The landowners said that much i'flHiable property thnt now pro- iuces livestock would be lost should ,he government go ahead with )lans for the dam. They said they fear the government would not reimburse them a! nil value for the land that would IP inundated by the dam. Col. Holmer said that all property to be flooded would be appraised at full value. CAB Completes Testimony on Arkansas Route • WASHINGTON—The Civil Aeronautics Board yesterday con- duded testimony on applications of four airlines for routes in Arkan•ae, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansai. OAB Examiner Herbert Bryan will submit his recommendations to the Board after attorneys file briefs Feb. 27. i-- *•«"«!« ICU lO QO Crt „*£""' f ' nances B" 1 * » big part n the matter. The partv can de- ilde against holding a pdmarv if he cost of such an election proves o be too expensive. proves Cobb recently announced that It vould post between *7^ nnn ;1OT,MO for a preferential primnry The money would be paw by th, •allot S Wh ° ie n3m " are "" the Stuwn Would Pay Stassen is the only GOP candi- late who has said definitely h Arkansas Man Named to Education Group WASHINGTON—J. Marion Adams, Arkansas Director of Vocational Education, has been named to a seven-member committee to review the program of the division of Vocational Education of the U. S. Office of Education.. : The appointment TM announced yesterday by Earl j. McGrath, U. 8. commissioner ot education. Court Okays City-County Road Groups Consolidation FT. SMITH—A proposal to consolidate the Sebastian County road department with the Ft. Smith municipal street department has been approved by the County Quorum Court. The court, meeting here last night, adopted a resolution which stated that taxpayers could realize great savings should the consolidation be effected. The court Mdd OB act of th« legislature probably would be nec- to put th« piajn tato effect. Women's Cotton Apparel Sales Up 100 Per Cent mil Years NEW ORLEANS (AP)-The Na- chief, Harry B. Baker ot Fresno tior.»l cotton Council's public re- calif.. Informed the group that laMons director said today that plans were underway to educate the ealea of women's cotton apparel public concerning cottonseed mar- registered a 100 per cent Increase between 1930 nnd 1950. Citing figures available for the first time, Ed Lipscomb of Memphis told the council the past decade vras the . most profitable in regard to sales increases since the council began compiling Its records. "These all-time cotton sales records have been the result of ,ft lot of shortsleeve work by a lot of people," said Lipscomb, attributing the rise to improved quality, craftsmanship and promotion. Lipscomb told the council's 100 members that the American farmer faces grave dangers, which can be forestalled by the formation of a coordinated national public relations program. "Unless agriculture acts quickly to keep its true story before the people," he said, "the gap of mis- unrierstandir £ may be widened, and Irreparable harm done not only to agriculture, but to the entire nation." The council's sales promotion garine. He said that yellow margarine cnn now be bought by 83 per cent of the American people. MOX Phone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.-Snn. 1:00 Always a Double Feature NOTICE The Micmac Indians are the earliest known inhabitants of Nova Scotia. Tuesday Bargain Nite! 15c to All! "LAW AND THE LADY" Joel McCrea • Allan Hale Wednesday & Thursday ''Honeychile' Judy Canova Kddic For, Jr. Nowyoucan eel d.illjr ovcr- nlsht trucking service to all points north ... at the L. A. Tucker Truck Lines in Blytheville. r.aclcdc i Walnut SI reels. Phone 8511 tor prompt sen-ice. 4 4 L. A. TUCKER TRUCK LINES 4 A . y »° C ° nduct a ry if petitioned to do proportionate pas *ould assume his ihare of the cost. - Sp S; k ' I leader of lhe Arkansas rtJh ^° Wer C ' Ub ' has inrtlc a'' d that the general's name will bi •>n a primary election ballot I *ere is one . Th)!l Hpparentls , mean Backers of Elsenhower would his ballot fee. No dates have. been set for th primary but presumably It wouli be held after the state GOP con vention opens here April 25 Th election would be .conducted 'simi lar to the Democratic party pri Polling pi aces would ^ gs , ab lished. judges, clerks and electlo officials would work at the polls °w- already has asked count publican leaders to ten If the could obtain volunteer workers (o the polls to help cut down the co ol the proposed primary. No Announcement So far there's been no publi announcement on how manvner sons have volunteered. One state office holdw, a sUuncl Democrat, predicted today tha many members of his party wouli vote in the GOP primary. He cited rules of the Democratl party which do not prohibit , Democrat from voting for a He publican candidate or nominee to president. It's against the rule for a Democrat to vot« for any outsider who is seeking an office than the presidency. This rule Is an outgrowth of the PAGE FTVTB Hall to Support Move e or fleeting President Of U.S. by Popular Vote LITTLE ROCK (AP)—Secreta-' ry of State C. O. (Crip) Hall is seeking national support for a proposed amendment to the U. S. constitution to elect the President by popular vote rather than by Electoral college system. • Hall said yesterday he had written members of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Secretaries of State asking endorsement of the proposal. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge R- Mass., has spoasored the amendment in Congress. It has been approved by the Senate, but is bogged down in the House. HAS MODEL . June King has thrown her shapely frame behind efforts of a New York state assemblyman to equip all models with special identification cards. June is tired of hearing how some shady ladies try to pass themselves off as models. Says she: "I think the profession deserves to be considered at dignified as selling Insurance." Court Rejects Loan Charges Borrowers Continue Attack on State Law LITTLE ROCK wl'/Ciiarge.s provided in the so-called Arkansas Small Loans Law have been rejected again .by court as borrowers continue to attack the legality of the 1951 act. Pulaski Chancellor Prank H. Dodge yesterday ruled three Little Rock loan companies made excessive chnrg<u under act 203 of 1951 on loans. He set aside the lom-s and mrrtgages Involved. Attorneys for the defendants — Seaboard Finance Co.. Quapavi Finance Co., and Family Finance Co.— said they \voulrt appeal the decision to the Arkansas Supreme Court, winch has not yet ruled on legality of Act 203. A similar case from Jet- fersrn County is pending before the court. JudBe Dodge hold that service charges made by the firms were excessive; that life insurance requirements were unwarranted and that such charges were designed to evade the .10 per cent maximum interest permitted under the usury law. Defeated Dixie Downs May Wait Long Time for $1,000 Refund on Track LITTLE ROCK (AP)—It may be long time before Dixie Downs. Inc., gets a refund of the $1,000 It jiosled in applying for a franchise operate a horse race track at West Memphis. Ark, Officials ot lhe corporation askcrt Slate Revenue Commissioner Carl Parker yesterday U) return the money. Parker is ex-offtclo secretary of Ule Arkansas Racing Commission."which revoked n previously- granted permit to Dixie Downs. Stale Comptroller Lcroy Beaslcy lid (he JI,(WO had been credited to the General Revenue fund and could not be refunded. corporation .. claim with Die Slate Claims Commission. If - — the would have to file a Churchill Is 'Home' SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) —Prime Minister Winston Chiu-hill came home yesterday from his American trip and said '"I'm sure it's done good." Iceland was settled by In 874. Norsemen he commission finds the claim 1» ustlfied It will ask the Arkansi* ^gislature to appropriate the re- 'und. The legislature doesn't meet un- :ll January. 1053. FOR KIBMIY FUNCTION Subnormal tidwy function ITM im- prorcd, Bluldtt mia lad iiteam- tort r«d«c«d in mate obnrTtd <mj» ifw driak- ing Mouovt* VU- ley TPutr, IMi'ciotu — defcV- cred light to ycm. MHERTY CASH CiUOCEKY Ml Wnl Main Phone Real Estate LOANS • Commercial • Residential • Farm Best Service—Best Terms TERRY Abstract & 213 Walnut Realty Co. Phone 2381 WilWe movement several years ago. Several Democrats bolted the party In support of Wllkie and by so doing lost their standing In the Democratic party. Party Rules Changed However, the party rules were changed later to permit the Wilkle supporters to be reinstated. Arkansas Republicans normally make their presidential choice at the state convention. The selection is made from the floor of the convention, similar to the procedure of the national party convention. However, some Republicans, in eluding (hose who support Eisen hower, fear that Taft would be K- lected to receive Arkansas' vot«s at the national OOP convention. Thsy chtrge that selection of the nominee is made In back rooms' and not on the floor of the convention. SEE $10,000 , ON PAGES •••••••••••••••••••••a RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Air Force Team Inspects Areas At Little Rock MTTLE ROCK OT—Two possible Ites in Pulaskt County arc being ispected by an Air Force team Dr i proposed 50 million dollar eavy bomber base. The teams are looking over areas lear Irontcn and In the vicinity f Jacksonville. I*inal selection of the site, will be nnounced by Air Farce Secretary 'inletter and Gen. Curtis Lemay, immander of the Strategic Air Command. Gov. McMath said yesterday he would recommend construction of a our lane highway from Little Rock o the site "when it Is definite the IA coming here." NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Tuesday "WOMAN IN THE DARK" Penny Edwards Wednesday & Thursday "STARS IN MY CROWN" Greer Garson Last Times Toni'.e FUNNIEST rnovie rriase cverf... wh»n agtnt Hop* tangltt with that tamarr-vtloui gat) V>» HOPC «" d **rr BI^WB*BWN^P^^P SPIT FOR SALE! Calcium Ammonium Nitrate 0£ PER CENT NITROGEN First Skyscraper Chicago was the first city with a kyscraper. A 10-story building there, built in 1894, was the first itructure to b« called a skyscraper. For information and Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS COTTON OIL MILL WEST Phone West Memphis, MEMPHIS, ARK. Phone Memphis, 5-4040 STARTS TOMORROW! SSSfii FEATURE SHOW ' \ f^. ^ •> W Wednesday & Thursday "CRAZY OVER HORSES" Gorccy & lhe Bowery Hoys • dramatic exhibits! • working models you operate yourself I • don'f miss ffie big FREE SHOW Make your plans now—and bring your family with you! There's plenty to interest everyone—6 years old or 60—in the show we're putting on. You'll see "inside facts" about important engineering developments in Chevrolet cars and trucks. ' You'll see displays that you operate yourself—real working models that let you watch things happen. We'll be expecting you. The show's too good to missl THIS WEEK ONLY! Wednesday Through Saturday Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Co. Blytheville 301 West Walnut

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