The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 1, 1952
Page 7
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KACE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* TVHDAT, Jeff Speck Confident 'Ike' to Get State GOP Vote Despite Townsend Prediction By Tht AwocUted Presc Which candidate for the Republican presidential nomination will Arkansas' 11 delegates to Uie National GOP Convention support That was a subject for another debate between Arkansas supporters of Sen. Robert Taft and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower Monday. dcnl that the general would get Arkansas' vole. Speck ventured 110 prediction of the number ot Eisenhower men that will be among tho 11 delegates and 11 alternates to the big Chicago convention. But, he snld, "After (raveling over Arkansas lor the past three K, I Jecl confident tlmt the niijority of Arkansas' delegates .'111 vote for Gen. Elsenhower." The membership of the conven Ion delegation will bo determined Ills month. Five Congressional Disi-!ct conventions will be held Wallace Townsend, National He- publican Committeemnn and a leading spokesman for the Taft camp predicted that seven of the 11 delegates would vote for (lie, Ohio senator. But Jeff Speck, ft candidate fo the Republican gubernatorial noni inatlon this year and an Eisen hower leader was equally conn- Coroner Rules Park Death Is Homicde HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (/P) — The death of a 56-year-old ntnblehand at Oaklnwn Fnrk has been ruled n homoclde. Garland County Coroner Allyn Power said last night that Clyde Bailey of Dig Springs, Tex., wko died last Thursday, suffered "n terrific blow behind the left enr." Power said the probable motive was robbery. Bailey first was believed to have boon Injured In n Ml at the stables. Power said police have no clues to the Identity of the killer. Arkansas Police Join Hunt for Memphis Man MEMPHIS (/Pj—Police In Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee were searching today for R missing Memphis man who telephoned his wife Inat Wednesday from Cren«haw r MIsa., that he would be home in an hour. I,, it. Thornton still had not returned last night and his employer, W. L, Knight, said he fcnred the Insurance salesman had met with foul play. Arkansas Nen>s Briefs-^ viurry Won't Seek Third Term Jut to Stay in Public Life I*y 'flic Associated 1'ress LITTLE ROCK—Ally. Gen. Ike'Murry says he's not a candidate for a third term—but he ndds that "this docs not mean I'm rcliiina from public Hie." In making the statement yesterday, Murry said he will make a formal announcement of his plnns "within the next three weeks." The attorney general is considered an unannounced candidate for governor. At least two persons have been mentioned as possible candidates for attorney general—Public Service Commission Howard Gladden and former Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley, both of Lltllc Rock. Rotarions Elect Mountain Home Man Governor EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. (/]>) — Dr. Ben Saltzmfm of Mountain Home, Ark., last night wns elected governor of District 196 of Rotary International. Dr. Saltzman was elected In the closing business session of the DIs- drict's two-day C9nvention here. The District Includes Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas Etnd Missouri. Dr. Saltern an succeeds K. I. A&ton of Me Alerter, Okla. Arkansas Turkey Season Opens LITTLE ROCK M^— An exlcndec Arkansas turkey hunting season opened today. The season will continue througl April 10, an extension of five days over the previous time limit Hunters still are restricted to kill Ing one gobbler. Killing of hen. 1* forbidden. Little Rock Police Get 40-Hour Week LITTLE ROCK (JP) — Tile Citj Council has approved a controversial 40-hour work week for thi police department, effective today The ordinance, passed last night provides for pay Rt the regular rati for a. sixth day of work and time and-a-half for Tvork over 48 hours The Council also named Alder man Richard Sims acting mayor In the absence of Mayor Pratt Hem mel who is 111, DeQueen to Vote 3rd Time on Parking Meters DEQUEEN, Ark UT) For Ilii third time in three year?, DoqnetM votes tcday on whether to insUI parking meters. The proposal was defeated in tlv two previous elections. 200 Young Journalists Expected at Conway CONWAY._ Ark. (If) — ApproXi mately 20t> high school journalist are expected for the Arkansas Higl School Press Association mectini at Arkansas State Teachers Collcgi April 25-26. USED TRACTORS FOR SALE Oliver "70" F-20 Formal! Oliver "60" with Cultivators FARMER'S Implement Co, Mt K. Main Phone 6129 April and the state convention Is scheduled for Little Hock April 25-26. Six delegates and six alternates will bo chosen at the district conventions; four delegates at 1'xrge and their alternates will be named at the .state meeting. One delegate and his alternate — both uncommitted Imt favoring Taft — have been selected front the Fourth District In South Arkansas. The next district meetings will be thai ol the Fifth's In Conway • April 8. Sixth District Itcpubli cans meet In Pine DUlff April 10, mul tho Second District meets In Uatcsvllle April 11. • The Third District meets In Huntsvllle April 15, and tlie First District convenes in Jonesboro April 24. one day before the state, convention opens. •ort Smith Police Chief Resigns Suddenly FT. SMITH—After serving seven yearn, Chief of Police Pink Shaw resigned yesterday, effective immediately. Both shnu r and Mayor Jack Pace, who accepted the resignation, declined to comment on the action, A citizen's committee recently complained to 1'ace abouj. "poor relations between the Ft. Smith police department and Camp Chnffce personnel. Pace said a new chief would lie appointed within a few tlny.i. Oak/own Taxes Yield New Record for State LITTLE ROCK--State Revenue Commissioner Carl p. Parker says the state'K share of Uxoe collected at Onklawn Park this season sets a new record. He said the state received M13.061—$118,982 over the previous record, set last year. Jus* o Cop Hater' to Go on Trial Tomorrow CAMOEN—A 52-year-old nalnter «lio once described liilnsclf aa "Just a cop hater" goes son trial here tomorrow, charged with killing one. . Rutus H. Green will be tried on a charge ol first degree murder in Hie shooting of Gaimlen Night Chief or Police B'raiik" Wllliford here Dec. B, 1951. Wllllford was shot clown as ho attempted lo quell a disturbance at the Cotton Belt Hotel. Rep. Milts Introduces Bill for Disaster Relief WASHINGTON— Rep. Mills (D-Ark the House calling for "disaster reli n." Mills' resolution would allow \ip — . -rk) lias ' liUroriliscd a resolution In the House calling for "disaster relief ... for tio" r public school construc- ip lo $500.000 in federal Inmls to replace permanrnl school buildings destroyed beyond repair. Tlie money would linvc to be matched by .slate or other non-federal money. Some Arkansas schools were destroyed In a tornado earlier this mouth. A BOY AT CALVARY hi rhe eyes of Sokron and his friends, adventure began and ended with Barabbos. His was Hie prize role when they played 'Rebels and Ramon*,' their favorite game, wild wooden swords and shields. By Jay Heavilin and Walt Scott Alwojri rtw iwrrtu/ToMm cfcirftcwi triumphed, end h« hof» were ttw swiftest. Stizing arrro ond silver irwn the traplns Romans, Barabbas would thunder ocrosc the d«trt to the secret com o< hit army. But OM spf«9 dojf Sokron sat taetmtcfatbf o» the iftogt gotM, Kn eyes turned toward Jerusalem. Ht had learned ot Borobbos' in- HI the JWeo> capitd Would it be poiiibJe to we Kis il Millard Hardin Dies; State Circuit Judge NEWPORT, Ark. I*—The youngest ciVcull JuUfic In Arkansas, 34- year-old Millard Hardin, is dead. Hardin died shortly before mid-; night Inst night at his home here. I'lic exact cause of death was not known. He reportedly had been in II health for some time. Hnrdln was elected prosecuting attorney of the Third Judicial! District in 1946, shortly after he was discharged from the Army. Ho served four year.s, and then was circled circuit judge, taking office Jan. 1, 1951. Hnrdln li a d been mentioned frequently as a possible candidate for governor of Arkansas this year. Born on a farm near Tupelo (Jackson County), he attended Newport high school. Hurdin then enrolled at Arkansas S t a t a College at Jonesboro. where he began his studies for a law career. lie left Slate In 1M7 to teach school in Jackson County. In 1939, he enrolled In the University of Arkansas Law School, and v, a: admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 19-12. Ill (he summer of 1912, Hardin entered the Army as a private. He saw action in the Southwest Pacific, and was discharged as u captain In 1946. He is survived by his widow; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hardln; a brother, Billy Joe Hardin of Memphis, and a sister, Mrs. Eleanor Cohn of Minneapolis. Clinton to Be Hub of 5 Hard Surfaced Roods CLINTON, Ark. iVPj—Clinton soon will be Die hub of five hard surfaced highways. Gov. MncMnlh promised in a speech here last night. The Governor \vu& honor guest at a local dinner and SfUer addressed an estimated 150 persons at the courthouse. McMath said he .still vrns trying to maintain the balance between! prininry highways and Enrm-to- msukel ro-.uls. WCTU Will Send Juice to Korea ANDERSON, Ind. (/I 1 )—The Indiana Woman's 'Christian Temperance Union has ordered 27,300 culls of fruit Juice to be sent to service men in Korea. Mrs. Herman Stanley, state president, said each 5!S-ounce can will have Its own opener marked "gift of the WCTU of Indiana" Price Controls May Go Next Fall, Wilson Says WASHINGTON m - The rising tide of production may permit abandonment of price and wage controls n.s early as next fall or winter, former Mobilization Dircc- Willie Sufton Found Guilty 'The Actor' and Kling Hear Verdict in Trial For $64,000 Robbery NEW YORK la-, — An oil-male Jury today found Willie (The Actor) Sittton and Thomas (Scup) Kling guilty of $64.000 bank robbery two years ago. The Jury returned Its verdict at 5:45 a. m. after having the case more than 10 hours. Kling and Sutton, a notorious bank robber and Jail berkaer. were found guilty on counts of robbery, burglary, assault, and grand larceny. Sutton, 51, and Kling. 45. were cnarged with holding up a branch of the Manufacturers Trust Company In Queens In 1950. The robbery was a slick, precision job typical of previous robberies pulled off by Button. Each of the defendants faces up to 30 years In prison. Taking into account their previous records, the penalty could be considerably stiffer. Tornado-Scared Group Sees Doctor Deliver 7-Pound Girl in Dark Cellar COALGATE, OKla. UP) — The rain was pouring down; thunder flashed and a frightened cify prepared for a tornado that never came. In a darkened cellar, with only flashlights to see by. Dr. Wallace Byrd delivered a 7-pound girl for Mrs. D. C. Witherspoon. "There was nothing unusual about the case," Dr. Byrd said later. Mrs. Witherspoon arrived at Byrd's clinic shortly before the storm broke Sunday night. After they heard the tornado warning, they found shelter in the storm cellar of the Simon Levin home. Dfc Byrd made a delivery table by pushing t\vo long benches together. The baby was born an hour after Coalgate's lights had gone out. Said Mrs. Levin: "It was a very professional job." Mrs. WItherspoon named the baby Bonnie Joy. She rested up two hours after the storm subsided and then was driven home by her husband. WARNING OKUER Nelson Betts, Jr., is warned to appear in the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty (30) days from the date hereof to answer a complaint filed against him by Joan Belts and Mrs. VI. H. Estes. Dated this 31st day of March, I 1952. +.. Harvey Morris, Clerk By AniUv Sykrs, Deputy Marcus Evrard, attorney for ptfs. tor Charles E. Wilson believes. But, Wilson told a news conference, the control authority, which expires June 30, should be extended and the ceilings kept "tay all means as .long as they are needed for the defense job." Planting Seed We have for sale a limited quantity of Northern Grown WABASH SOYBEANS. OGDEN SOYBEANS. COTTON SEED Henderson - Hoover Seed Co. Highway 61 Soufh Phone 2S60 Woman Gets Divorce After Husband! Speaks Two Words in 77 Years SAN JOSE, Calif. (/I 1 ) — Mrs. Mary Chew. 48, of Pnlo Alto, Calif., testified yesterday that the last words her husband spoke to her were "all right." But Superior Judge Byrl S. Siilsmnn grunted her divorce alter slic explained thnt he spoke them 17 years ago and hadn't 1 said n word to her since, although they didn't separate until November, 1950. Cornls are animals. Put your friends on a Pedestal Smirks on a lulilr. 7 Crown drinks in Ilicir liainis. A pli-nsanl host joining in Hie conversation. \o ivondcr thr)' fr-el like Bomclinily special. A >i,| if I lie; 'rn frirmls of jours. ..they are! .k -..'s'3.—*!• A^t y, .v&SSlSSf .:.v:' ,..^«^<vJiL 'ji- : > I ^ Seagram's 7 Crown. Blended Whiskey. 86.8 Proof. 65% Grain Neutral Spirits. Seajram-Oistillers Corp., N.Y. Attention Men Mr. James R. 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