The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 7, 1952
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEW MONDAY, APRIL 7, 1952 GAKBAI.K QVJKKN CANDIBATBS-Fayetteville, Ark.—These six comely coeds are among the ten nominated to compete for queen of the Gaebale—the University of Arkansas' spring carnival—to be held In May. Caroline Polk, of Little hock, Is a sophomore and Chi Omega sorority representative. Boyce Woollard, of West Memphis, is th« Delta 'Gamma contender. She is a Junior. Another junior is Patricii Moore, of Ozark, who carries the hopes of Carnall Hall. Bonnie Nlck- slc, sophomore from Hot Springs, is the Delta Delta Delta nominee. Another Little Rock miss. Aim Scott, Is the sophomore representative of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Only ircstiman In this group Is Hoi- combe Hall's Bette Castleberry, who Is experienced in beauty contest*; sh« was "Miss Newport" last year. The Gaebale queen will reign over the University student body for the 1053-53 school year. Seniors are not eligible to compete. (AP Plotos), All File for Public Office— 10 Arkansas Politscans Believe You Can't Win Until You Play' I'.y Tlii' AsNOrlaleil Press "You can't win if you don't play," i.s the ap^.sent, belief ot ut Irast 10 Arkansas politician. Thry announced that they would seek public office In 1)10 Democrat!,: primaries this summer. Democrat),- 'nomination usually is tantamount Uj election in Arkansas. rccejit aircraft nccirlents. narkley, 108 N. Denver In the crash of a B-29 The aspiring candidates Included two more additions for the rapidly growing list of gubernatorial candidates, six Arkansas congressmen filed for re-election under tiie new congressional district setup. The first candidate for attorney general and the filing by Secretary of State C. Q. (Crip) Hall for reelection rounded out the announcements. Joining (he ranks ot gubcrimto- ria! candidates were Attorney Jnck Holt and Chancellor Francis Cherry of Joncsboro. Holt Is No Koolclo Holt Is no rookie in Arkansas politics, but It will be Judge Cherry's first bid tor major state office. A former attorney general. Holt was defeated for governor In the 1D48 runoff by Oov, Eld McMalh, a man he may face again this year. Judge Cherry carries an unbeaten political record into Iho 1D52 campaign. Ho first was elected chancellor of the Will chancery District in 1042. He look out two years to serve In the Navy during World War II, and was re-elected without opposition in 1048. Four Democratic candidates now have announced for governor. In addlllon lo Holt and Cherry, they are Rep. Eoyd Tnckett of Nashville and Dutch O'Neal, North Little Rock automobile denier. . Two Others Expeclrd Most political observers expect »l least two others to run — McMnth and Atty. Gen. Ike Muiry. Murry has said that he •will not ask re-election, but has not disclosed his plans. McMath has made no announcement. While Democratic nomination usually is sufficient to guarantee election, a Republican leader lias promised more than token resistance to the Democratic nominee this November. Jeff Speck o t Frenchman's Bayou, has said that he will run again this year. Speck polled 50,000 votes against McMalh in genernl election. insas' seven congressional districts were reduced lo six last year under a redistrictlng forced by a loss In population. The seventh representative was Tackclt, who will run for governor instead. Congressmen File Those filing and their new districts were: : W. F, Norrell. Monticello, sixth district; Wilbur D. Mills. Kensett. second district; E. C. (Took) Gainings, West Memphis, first district; Oren Harris. El Dorado, fourth district; Brooks Hays, Little Rock, fifth district, and James. W. Trimble, Berryville. third district. So far, none of them is opposed. The first candidate (o announce for thj attorney general's post was Clib Burton, Ft. Smith attorney. It will be Barton's initial bid for stnte office. Secretary Hall filed lor reelection lo the job he has lield continously since l!)3ti. In another political development. The Arkansas Pharmaceutical Association announced hat it would conduct a "presidential preferential primary" in Arkansas May 1-3. O. L. Dailey Jr., Association secretary-manager, said polling places would be set up in some 600 drug stores throughout tiie state. Names of all potential candidates, both Democrats and Republicans, will be Included he said. , therf948 Arkan 7 Persons Die Violent Deaths By The Associated Tress Seven perrons died violently in Arkansas last ;\eek. Tvo of them were killed over the weekend—both in Greater Little Rock. Mrs. Inez Prliitt Collie. 29-year- old mother of three children, died Sunday In a hospital of burns suffered when fire euttfd the bedroom of her Little Rock home. Miss Ruby Marie Gardner. 32 of Little Rock, died Saturday in a hospital of injuries received In a traffc accident a( North Little Rock. Box Score on Governor's Race LITTLE ROOK 1/1',-Here is a boxscore on the 1052 governor's race In Arkansas: Democrats announced — Rep. Hoyd Tackett. Dutch II. O'Neal, Chancellor Francis Cherry and Attorney Jnck Holt. Democrats liter!—none. Republicans announced—Jeff Speck. Frenchman's naynu. Republicans filed—none. Arkansas News Briefs — Unarmed Jailer Subdues Four Teenagers, Prevents Break lly The Associated PrfM TEXAHKANA—An unarmed Jailer, locked in a cell with four teen-age- prisoners forcibly subdued Ihem and prevented n jail break yesterday. Deputy Sheriff Boyce B, LanliT told this story of the escape attempt: He accompanied a Ncuro Irusty to a cell on the fifth floor of the Miller County (Ark.) Jail to take the boys their breakfast. As the Negro left the cell, one of the youths-aged 15 thrmiuh 18-s!am- mcd shut the door and attacked Lanler. tinier fought them off ns they attempted to bind him with wire stripped from a broom handle, and finally forced them to surrender. The deputy sheriff said no one was Injured. Names of the boys were not disclosed. •• / BatesYille High School Elected President MOHRILTON-fluU-sviHe High School Is the new president of the Arkansas Association of Student Council.".. •ruckenuan was elected vice president and Payellevllle. secretary treasurer, at the group's mcetine here Saturday. The-"lifts .convention will be held at Fnycttcville. " 71-': Arkansas Airman Identified as Dead in Japan TOKYO-The Far East Air Forces today Identified IB airmen who were killed, injured or aie mining In three Included was Airman Cla^s Carroll Ij Ave.. Ku.«ellvillc. Ark. linckley was killed bomber near Tokyo March 31. White County to Repair Strawberry Plants I.rrn.K ROCK--Althr.uRh tornado d Steel Strike Could Mean Big Loss to State Spinach Growers damage to White County's j suawbrrry crou was light, the worst damage may rrsiilt fron rom-ou.s trina. Whit;' County AKClit H.u clal Prict said that trahslrnl iht-y !'ii> aliald lo mum to the arm - lor fei'.i- ihn cr.,,, m Cl.iy K. Moore, mmketing specialist for the extension .SV.MI yesterday that Hie tornados mused no real damage lo the crop Conway Woman Elected by Southern Speech Group JACKSON, Miv,.-M| s , Leona Scott of A rkam:, 3 stave Teachers C<illc B =. Cunway. Ark,, has been elected „ rtrc president of the Southern speech Association, which held its annual convention iiere. FT.SMITH, Ark. I/B — If the nation-wide steel strike begins at j midnight tomorrow night, It would deal a heavy loss to spinach growers In Northwest Arkansas. In ;> list of companies which will be i r.t-cU'd by the strike, the union announce d last night that the One Judge Ge!s Segregation Tria Racial Suits Not To Come Before Three as Asked UTTI.E RQCK (.« _ Opposing attorneys have aRrecrt that two pendiiiB racial sejrrcRation suits may be tried before one Federal Kllse rather than three. Attorneys lor t w o defendant school districts contended that a three-Judge court was unnecessary. And Saturday, Harold Flowers. Pine Bluff neiuo lawyer, who represents the plaintiff's, consented to dissolution of the three-Judge court. Flowers represents groups of Negro plaintiffs who are attacking constitutionality of a slate law providing for separate schools for Negro nnd white pupils. At his request, a three-judge court was ordered. If the cases wero to be tried before a three-judge jMiiet. appeals could be taken direct to the U. S. Supreme Court. try's major fully. cities went off peace- Amei lean Can Company's plant here would be struck. However. Richard S. Hall, mnna- t:c-r of the Ft.Smith plant, said that his company has not been notified by the union of Ihe impending walkout. "As far as we know we will be working Wednesday and everyday thereafter," said Ball. Union sources coud not be reached for elaboration of their list. Hall said that 25 workers were employed at the facility here and n ,. „ «-niiJ"j}^u ui me lacnuy nere and Kcari Courier News Calsslllcd Ads. that some of them were members of the CIO Sleelworkers. If the plant Is closed, It is almost certain to bring ruin to a large part of Northwest Arkansas' large spinach crop. American Can supplies cans to 120 canners and packers in this truck (arming area. The spinach crop, now being harvested, is due to start moving to canners soon. M. M. Hunter, president of the Keystone Canning Company of Ft.Smith, said that only 50 per cent of (he canners in this area have enough cans on hand to cnrry them 30 days — the length of spinach season. When water freezes it gets mure, bulky, reversing the usual rule that matter expands on being heated and contracts when cooled. Fulbright Pay Move Feared Arkansas Senator Offers Amendment To Production Act WASHINGTON (If) — Sen. Pul- brighl (D-Ark) has prepared an amendment to the I>icnsc Production Act that administration officials (car virtually will destroy th« Waluh-Hciily act. The Walsh-Healy act allows the secretary of labor to set minimum waSM it: work done for the government under contracts of $10000 or more. Fulbrighfs amendment will be considered by the Senate Banking Committee shortly. Administration officials who declined to be quoted by name said the amendment would put organized labor solidly In the middle. South Africans Begin Drive Against Race Law JOHANNESBURG. South Afdcn <>l'i—Thousands of South Dfrica's non-whites launched r. nation-wide campaign against Prime Minister Dnincl F. Malan's race laws yesterday, initial rallies in the conn- AT LAST SCONCE HAS THE ANSWER . .." David Glover Dies in Malvern MALVERN, Ark. Mv-Davld D I Glover, 84-year-old laxvvrr and a ! former U.S. representative, died at his home here SaUirdav nieht Funeral and burial were to be here this afternoon. SAFE iniex PLAN Drugs • NO Dieting • NO Exercise _______ i _ i _^ * HQ Calorie Counting REDUCE THE |IIIIC\ WAY Where All Other Reducers Fail! -^_^__ — 3\_ SVa roun ri»M PACKAOI or jlinf.V win >i THE ,tST INVISIHiNT YOU [VIII MAOII LET YOUR SCALE BE YOUR JUDGE ^•MBI^^^^^^H KIRBY DRUG STORES TIRE OF EXTREME MILEAGE CAPACITY The most precious gift FASTER, STRAIGHTER STOPS 3.000 sharp, deep. Safety-Slots across the Fisk Safety-Kh^M tread spring into safety action when you touch your broke. 1 ho sh.irc slot edges thrust out to bile through road f\\m, sw(vpm R n asui,- f or f as ter. straiRhter stops on every road... in /irn- weaihiT. 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