The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1952 · Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN (.AUis.; THE NATION TODAY Tom Contially Has Been Main. Attraction In Senate for Years Br JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (A'j—The Senate W like a political delicatessen. It has a variety of men and opinions, garnished with dignity and over- eplced with oratory. If thcre'.s a ritow of ham, that's not surprising. Tom Connaliy has been one of Its main attractions for years, a man of wit and rlmrm, and with many moods that he can u^c as he pleases for the effect he wants: gay, finery, furious, comical. He looks more like an tictor than any man in the place, with his straggly white hair filwnys curling over the back of his coNnr. And his clothes are as regular as a cc.stume: dark blue suit, black bow tie, boiled shirt, glistening gold .-itudu, As chairman of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee he is one of the most important men in the country, It's through his committee that most of this country's foreign program must pa. 1 *-, for a pat or a posting. He's been in Con^roxs 35 years and now he's 74, still active, still bright, and still wishing he could keep his Job. Cut he wits to cotne up for re-election in Texas this yenr and a younger man wants hts seat- New Coi'-L'crence Called Texas' attorney general, 41-yenr- ol d PrJ ce Danl el, has been cam - paignlns for months. Monday the senator called a news conference. He tried to nrn^e what he s:ild •sound casual and matter-of-Inct, like other conferences in the past. But thlfi one was different because he wns different. He was In a new mood, HB was sad, and he couldn't disguise it behind an occasional shaft of wit. He would not run for re-election, he said, The Job of senator, he .said, had become enormous, enough to wear any man down. And although his friends assured him lie could win if he ran, he said, he'd have to campaign hard and he didn't think tt was worth It. He may have been farsightcd in deciding not to rain again because reports from Texas say Daniel had a good chaiice of beatSng the old man U he tried for re-election. One of Thre« Conally is one of three old senators who are like to bridge between the past and the present in the Senate. The other two, also Democrats Uko Conally, are McKeLJar of Tennessee and Hoey of North Carolina, Like Connlly, Hoey U 1A. In length of .service, when compared with Cormally, ho's onty n lx>y. He's been In the Senate eight years. Since his term doesn't end until 1956. this year's elections don't endanger him, He's .strictly from the old school: a wing collar, a flower in his lapel, and always tui English wnlking coat, with pants to match, He alternates between blno and gray. MrKcllar Is Dean MrKcltar is dean of the three in age and .service. He's S3 and has been In Congress 41 years. McKellar has neither the wit nor charm of Connnlly, He ha.s a famous temper and a.s the years trudge over his head he seems to talk less although he's chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee. McKcllar Is in the fiame I be as Connnlly. He's up for re-election this year and a younger man is busily trying to un.wat him. This is Congressman Albert Gore, 45, who hrfs been canvassing the state for months. McKelLir'fi office sntcl yesterday he Is definitely seeking re-election. But this hiw not been rx gocd year for olcltimcrs, ns Coruvally understands. After all, the top ohlUmer of them all bowed out Just a couple of weeks ago when President Tru- mnn said he was through after a lifetime in politics. Stars and Stripes to Celebrate 10th Birthday Next Friday By KICHARD K. O'MALLKY DARMSTADT, Qerninny A"Jh— Stars and Stripes, the soldier newspaper (hat came to war and .stayed on for R jittery pence, eclebrnles its 10th birthday this Friday. It will be quite nn anniversary, witH a special, big edition lor Us T 0,000 sub scr 1 be rs In Kurop e n nil n ceremony at Its headquarters here. "Stripes" got ILs World War H start in England in l£M2 r when four G. I.'s decided to revive the Jinme and tradition of n soldiers' newspaper which served the AEF in their fathers' day, They thought It would quietly fold when the shooting was over. But they didn't reckon with the news- hungry American serviceman. Or the fact that troops would be here long pnst the time everyone thought all American forces would leave Europe. Those staying on clnn.ored for news. They wanted to see what was going on in the sports world at home and they wanted the funnies. So Stars and Stripes stayed In business to meet the demand. There was one period when the newspaper neared the rocks. That was in 19-16 when the Army, which had underwritten the enterprise, decided the paper should pay its own way. Replacement depots were Jammed with soldiers going home. Circulation t li 1 n n e d. "Stripes" took ou the Job of circulating AiiicT.cnn books and mnKfizhn and received a tremendous financial boost. Today Starfi nnd Stripes Is, literally, a multimillion-dollar business. Nobody makes any profit from the newspaper, its revenue goes back into Its operation and into the Army welfare fund. In ]ts wartime heyday "Stripes" published 25 editions for U. S. troops scattered over the earth. Dally circulation was about seven million. Only thn Eiivo]>eHn nnd Far Eastern editions survive. The European paper employs about 1,000 people who work in a group of building. 1 * here built for n propo.scii nejipeJin l;nidfn(, r fie There arc \~' newsmen on the editorial stuff. Many of them trained on American dailies OS 1 wire services. The Army docs not censor Stars nnd Stripes, but it keeps Col. Hcnvy J. RiclUer of Kipoti, Wis., as editor-in-chief. To Study in America SAIGON. Indochina. W —An American legation source said 22 young Vietnamese are awaiting exit permits lo go to the Un.tct Slnle.s under scholarships grants or for professional activities. MAKES OLD TIRES... i, A< niL. 16,' WBCS ElfcU Mr«. j. F. Mulllns succeeds Mrs. John Enoch as president of t h a! Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service. Other new officers are Mrs. Roy Stobaugli, vice- president; Mrs. N. li. Ellis, Jr., recording and , promotion secretary; Mrs. Gernld Whllestde, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Eva Kerlln, treasurer; Mrs. Hudson Wren, secretary of Missionary Education, local churcli work; Mrs. Wallace Jacobs, secretary, of literature and publication; Mrs, Gilbert Wiley, secretary of supplies; Mrs. Russte Perry, secretary of student work; Mrs. Dewey Scotts, secretary of youth work; Mrs. Dcntley Rhodes, secretary of Status of Women and Mrs. Al- mt> Hnrnden, secretary of Spiritual Life. Has Ulrlh.iay Billy Oooclson was complimented on his fifth blrllulay when his mother, Mrs. George Goodson, on- lertalncd with n parly Thursday afternoon at her home. Following he playing of fames Ice cream and cake was served. Guests were Shirley Stewart, Gail Leftwich; Hayden Sluill, Mary Lou Wiley rind Tommy Coleinnll Mciilln. Knturtaljis Class Mrs. Elstner JJcall entertained :ier Sunday School Class with nn Easter Eg(f hum at licr home Saturday afternoon. WMU Mcc-ts The Baptist Women's Missionary Union met Monday ni|;ht at the church for the Tloyii! Service Program. The Alfred' Curpuntcr Circle WHS In charge of Die program, "Hawaiians Arc Americans. Too/' with Mrs, Paul Bussey, as eadcr. The devotional and mediation was given by Mrs. Bussey. Others on the program were Mrs. C. E. Leftwich, Mrs. James Cofob. Mrs. H. G. Yalcs Sr.. Mrs. C. D. Price, Mrs. D. IS. lilcdsoe. Mrs. Harry Uufkln, Mrs. Johnny Manker and Mrs. Ruben Ward. F o 11 r girls of (he GA'.s who were Ruests -ang two numbers. Twenty-six members were present. Mrs. W. D. Brown offered the closing pray- Personats Mrs. Dora Merrcll has returned from a two weeks vacation in New Orleans. Mrs. T. C. rrooper and children of Blyihcvillc were the jjucsts of Mrs. Lamar McDcmiel Tuesday. Cpl. Robert W. Yules has returned to Scott Field. III., after spending three days with his purents, Mr. nnd Mrs. H. o. Yates, Sr.. Mr. nnd Mrs. Leroy Koch and children Don, Roy and Elizabeth Jenn. of Luxora were the guests of her parents Sunday. Mrs. Albert Grcenwell, Mrs. J. H. Wl.ltnker. Mrs. J. D. Rnnkin. Mrs. Raymond Cotner. Mrs. Charles Beall, Mrs. N. H. Ellis Jr., Mrs. James Elslandcr, and Mrs. Bcnton Oarrclt were the guests of Mrs. Kenneth Ncely In West Memphis, Thursday. They attended the Spring Festival of Fashions, presented by the West Memphis 20 Club In the school gymnasium. lirouRhton Lovett of Wilson. Chester Hays and Everett Carver of Osccola attended the rcenlai monthly meeting of the Mid-Soul! Tclovlsipif i'cclmicinns Association at Hotel .Ch'isca In Memphis last week. •-•.,• Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Leftwich attended the funeral of his brother, Allen W. Leftwich, In Memphis Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Amon Bowie and • IniiRliter, Hegina, have moved to Marks. Miss. Mr. Bowie Is superintendent of a solvent plant in Marks. He wa« formerly employed at lh« Wilson Soya Corp. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Sinclair of Hughes were the guests of Jack Zook and his family Sunday. His grandfather, W. R. Morris of Rocklln, Calif., accompanied ttiem to Wilson. Other guests In t h e Zook home last week were his sister Mrs. Hoyt Molhershead and Mr. Mothershead of Sikeston, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Keen and :hildrcn, Wayne, Helen and Ar- Ihur, spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Blyue In Drummond, Tcnn. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip McRae hnd as their Easter KUcsls her sister Mrs. Roy Lallmer and daughter Kathy and her cousin Miss Lounls Youni; of Memphis. Miss Young Is an instructor in the Welfare School of the Unlverslay of Tennessee. Miss Mary Jane Stcarn, a member of the Wilson faculty, spent the week end with her family in Arkadelphla. Four sisters and dieir families, the only remaining members of the fam ily of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jess Greer, met here Sunday for a re union at the home of one of the sisters, Mrs. Johnny Manker. They •o Mr. and Mis, Herman Mulltns and daughter, Beth, of Memphis, Mr, and Mrs. Hay Morgan and children. Robert, Mary Kathrync and Jimmy, of Osccola nnd Mr. and Mrs. Hilly Driver and children, Billy Jr., Noel, Lee nnd Nelson, of Fllythe- vllle, Mrs. Helen Mulllns of Wilson sr> was a guest. Wilson High School's junior class 111 present "Joan From Arkansas," .. comedy in three acts. Friday night in the school auditorium. Joan Minor Is cast in the leading role. The directors are the olass sponsors, Miss Mildred Hood and Bill Yates. Mrs. Hudson Wren, newly elected president of the Wilson Parent- Teachers • Association, and Mr.s. J. P. Mulllns, vice-president, left Monday for Little Rock where they will attend the 27tl. annual convention of the Arkansas Congress of Parents nnd Teachers. A committee of hu:h school students and mothers has been ap pointed by Supt. Phillip J. Deer to make plans for the annual athletic-banquet, to be held on the night of April 22 in the school cafeteria. The committee met Friday afternoon In the home economics cottage with Mr. Deer, Couch Bill Yntes and Mrs. Helen Windsor, homc-cc Instructor. A final meeting will be held at 2:45 Wednesday afternoon to complete the arrangements. Mrs. Wind™ is in charge of the menu with the mothers assisting. Members of the committee are Tommy Boylcs. H. P. Cash III. Patsy Grcenwell. J. D. Rankin, Terry Robinson, Reta Wright. Cnrolc Whitaker. Carolyn Nicholson. Howard Cisscll. Edwin Webb. Mrs. B F Boylcs, Mrs. H. P. Cash Jr., Mrs. Albert Grcei.well, Mrs. J. D. flau- kin. Mrs. Ralph Robinson. Mrs Gilly Wright. Mrs. J. H. Wliitakeri Mvs. H. A. Nicholson. Mrs. I.c-vi Cissell. and Mr.s. Clarence Webb. Russlc Perry entered the Baptist Hospital in Memphis Friday. H!' was accompanied by his wife, Mr. nnd Mrs. J. J. Perry and Oiltort Wiley. Mr.s. Perry is with him. Mrs. Asa Porter is home from the Baptist Hospital where she undcr- i went surgery March 3V. Another j Wilson resident, Mrs. Ray Merrctt. who underwent an operation at the hospital Thursday, returned home Monday, Bcntlcy Rhodes Ls a patient at Baptist Hospital. He entered the hospltjj Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. O€r»W WhlUslde »nd mm daughUr Victoria and t4n. JOM Coraman wtre In Mem- phU Sunday where they visited Charte* George, who ts a patient at the MeUiodist Hospital. Mr. George has been In the hospital several weeks. They also visited other Wilson residents who are pa- tienu at the Baptist Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. 1. 3. Perry und daughters Jeanette and Diana were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Harris In Memphis. They visited his brother. Russle Perry, at the hospital. Representatives of First Baptist Church who attended the Associated Workers' Council meeting In Luxora Friday were the Rev. D. B. Bledsoe. Mrs. Albert Oreenwell. president of the WMU, Mrs. Broughton Love 11, Mrs. Kd Williams, Mrs. Pauline Corkran, Mrs. Ruby L. Wilt and daughter, Judy. Students who were home for Easter included Jim Deer and Sara Elklns, Hendrix College, Conway; Lowell Mae McAfee, Henderson State. Arkadclphia; Charles Standefer, University of Arkansas; Glen Shull, Billy Zook, Doris Standlfer and Helen Harnden, Arkansas State College, Jonesboro; Marianne and Nancy Grain, Miss Hutchlnson's School, Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. J, M. Hosford and son. Marty, visited friends in Blytheville Sunday. Mrs. Charley Corkran of Memphis was the week end guest of her sister, Mrs. Pauline Corkran, and her family. Mrs. Jack Trammel and daughter, Jackie, s[>cnt Easter Sunday with Mr. Trammel in Jackson, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. G. 11. Craven and family were the week end guests of her sister, Mrs. Lee Proffer, and family and her brother, Hudson Cioza, nnd his family In Sikeston, Mo. They also visited his mother, Mrs.,John Craven, in ChafTee, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Henderson and son Mike were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Manchester in Rector. Easter Sunrise Services were held at the Methodist and Baptist Churches. At the Methodist Church a cantata was presented, with Mrs. J. II. Phillips directing. Mrs. W. J. Denton was organist. The pastor, the Rev. Sam Watson, brought the spiritual message. Services at the Baptist Church were held outside on the east side of the church. Harold Perry presented trumpet; selections and Mrs. Ed Williams directed the singing. The Rev. D. R. Blerisoe brought the message. Fifty-four persons attended. 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