The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 3, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 3, 1952
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT- 8, 1052 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Demos Brought West Prosperity, Sparkman Says Californians Told Farmers Benefited In Sacramento Valley SACRAMENTO, Calif, fft — Sen. John Sparkman of Alabama con- lends (hat Democratic programs have helped bring prosperity down on the farm in California as well as elsewhere in the country. The Democratic candidate for vice president, in his first campaign speech in the farm-rich Sacramento Valley, criticized his opposite number, Sen. Uichard Nixon of California, for votes in Congress which Sparkman set down as hostile to the area. He also declared that Gen Dwight IX Eisenhower, Republican presidential nominee, is waging a me-too campaign "that has gone one better than the me-too campaigns we have seen heretofore," Sparkman spoke last night before a. City Plaza crowd estimated by police at from 1,500 to 2,000, then went out to the California Stale Fair. Hu planned to rctum to Southern California today for an address at Long beach. "I know a little about farming," he said, "and I can't make heads or tails of the Republican farm planks," Gov. Adlal Stevenson's running ; mate said, the GOP platform is "•"like a cross-eyed astigmatic old man, trying to look both ways at the same time, and woefully afraid he is going to meet up with something Democratic." Spar IE ma ti said hello to Gov. Earl Warren, Republican nominee for vice president in 1948. He remarked that he had met the governor before and "I like him very much." \ Portugal Sets Up 6-Year Aid PI an LISBON. Portugal l.fl — The Portuguese government announced last night a 13!i billion cscudero (47214 million dollar) six-year development i>tan to help free the country Irom her age-long depend- CJicc on foreign producers. The plan calls for expansion of existing industries and the development of new ones both at home and in Portugal's overseas territories. BRITAIN'S BIGGEST—This is the Saunders-Roe Princess, Great Britain's largest and heaviest flying boal, shown after its recent launching at Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The 140-ton craft can carry 105 passengers in its 148-foot-long, double-decked hull. It has a wingspan of 219 feet and its 10 Bristol Proteus prop-jet engines are designed for a speed of 380 miles per hour. Old-Time Spark Of Parlor Party Was Electricity CHICAGO Iff) — Eleclriiety 100 years ago didn't give lights and power, but sometimes supplied amusement. A science text book of 1850 tells of an eelctric machine that generated static electricity, and was popular at parties. "The lady takes hold of a chain connected with the prime conductor. The machine then being put in motion, the gentleman approaches the lady, and immediately as he attempts to imprint the seal of soft r .affection upon her coral lips, a ' spark will fly in his face, which generally deters him from his rash and wicked intention." . M. D. Hooven, electrical engineer of Newark, N. J., told the story to the Centennial of Engineering today. Arkansas News Briefs— Senator Would Remove 4,000 Miles from State Road System By The Associated Press i LITTLE ROCK — State Sen. James D. Johnson of Crossctt says he will propose legislation that will remove some 4,000 miles of road from the state highway system. Johnson, a strong supporter of Chancellor Francis Cherry, Democratic nominee for governor, sasid yesterday the legislation, will be considered by the Arkansas Legislative Council at its next meeting. The State Highway Commission can add mileage to the highway system but only the legislature can remove it. J <j\ it soil's proposed p Ian would; 1. Empower the Commission to remove at its discretion, and with per mission of the Bureau of Public Roads, highways with a traffic count ot less than 350 vehicles daily. 2. Establish the removal procedure identical to that used to add roads to the system. 3. Declare that an emergency existed and that the system "is so overburdened with low traffic count roads and semi-private roads that it is impossible for thft overall state highway system to receive necessary improvements, repair and maintenance from available fundss." Fair Weather Hits Most of U.S. By The Associated 1'ress There were a few wet .spots hut generally -it was fair weather over most of the country today. Showers hit areas in the Eastern Great Lakes region and in the Mid- tile and North Atlantic states. There also were thundcrshowers in coastal sections of the west Gulf states. Cool weather continued in the central part of the country from the Rockies lo the Appalachians except near the Oulf Coast. H was hot In the Southwest and along the East Coa-st. NOTICK Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the Slate oj Arkansas tor permit to sell and dispense beer at. retail on the premises described as Central, Bly- thcville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good'mor- al character, that he lias never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other slate, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit, lo be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of Sept. 1952, and to expiic on the 30 day of June, 1053. Burchon Walker, Applicant Subscribed and sworn to before New Jet Engine Has Double Power Of B-29 Motors PHILADELPHIA Hi — A 25,000- iiorsepower turbojet aircraft engine 2',i times as powerful as the combined four engines ot a U20 Superfortress has been placed into production, the Navy announced. The engine, claimed by Westinghouse ElecLric Corp. lo be the most powerful turbojet in the world lo qualify for product ion, was developed by the firm as an improved version of (he original Wcstinghouse J40 engine. The ne\v engine develops its Ire- inendous power, the firm said, partly through use of an "afterburner" which reheats the exhaust Rases ijjter they leave the turbine and before they emerge as ft jet stream. Woman Doctor Who Stabbed 3 Children Entered in Hospital me this 2 day of Sept- 1952. Max B. Harrison, Notary Public My Commission expires: n-l-53. WINSTON - SALEM. N. C. W_ Dr. Norma Holt, the woman doctor who two weeks ago stabbed three of her children with steak knives, one fatally, and thr;n tried to take her own life, has been committed to the State Hospital m Raleigh. A Forsyth County Superior Court jury yesterday found her menially incompetent to stand trial lor the Aug. 21 murder of her 3-year-old daughter Vickie. Pour psychiatrists testified lhal the 27-year-old pediatrician, wife ot Dr - L - n y crl S' Holt, prominent eye specialist here, is "completely incompetent by reason of insanity." Politic said the other two children involved in tlic tragedy, Larry 9 months, and Anne. 4, have recovered from their wounds and are now living with relatives in Texas. Dr. Holt tried lo kill herself after the Mabbings with an overdose of sleeping powders. The murder indictment brought by a grand jury is not nullified by he court's action, officials gald She must face trial if and when she is found mentally competent. "Little David," a gun built by tha U.S. Army In World War II but never used. lircd a two-ton shell live miles. r/i« Mayloy DOUAR-WISE? THEN IT'S MAYTAG FOR YOUI 129.95 Adams Appliance Co. Inc. Dierks Gets 1st Banking Service Since Aug. 78 DIERKS — Depositors in the Bank cf Dlerks yesterday got their first banking service since Aug. 18 when the town's bank was closed because of £285,000 shortage. The Bank of Horatio Ark. opened a branch office here. Employes of the Merchants National Bank at Ft. Smith and the Texarkana National Bank opened the branch office. Carl Hendrix, owner of the Horatio Bank, said a more permanent banking system would be established in this small Southwest Arkansas town soon. Six Candidates File Campaign Expense Report LITTLE ROCK — Reports by six candidates of campaign' expenses incurred in the Aug. 12 Democratic primary were .filed yesterday .with Secretary of State C. G. Hall. They included senatorial candidates John S. Mosby of Lcpanto, S650 and Marvin w. Mellon of Jonesboro, $230; and Ivie C. Spencer of Jonesboro, candidate for prosecuting attorney, $875. Arkansas Army Installations to Get $807,000 Fund WASHINGTON — Two Army projects in Arkansas will receive $807,000 for new installations between now and next June 30, says the Defense Department. They are: Heavy equipment repair shops at Camp Chaffee, $132.000; and Red River Arsenal at Texarkana, $375,000 for shops. 80 People Drown In Ganges River NEW DELHI, India lifi — Eighty persons were drowned in the Ganges River near Lucknow when an overloaded boat sank in midstream, reports reaching here today said. The majority of the victims reportedly were women and children. Few details of the accident were available. THE SHORTENING THAT HELPS CAKES ACHIEVE EAT APPEAL ALL VEGETABLE RENT CZAR—J^mes Mclnncs Henck;st i, of Direrrielcl, TY-x., is shown in his Waj-hingtcn office alter boj 115 appointed Rent Stabilizer. 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