The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 8, 1952
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1952 Paragould Man Blasts Legion Politics, Names 'Manipulators' ELYTHEVTT.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS i -r Ward's staie- 'leads ment "isn't going to help Arkansas any." Ward said that because of his action "we will be denied practical- every njliojial appointment, that we now hold." He asked the Department oi Arkansas to authorize him as an "independent" candidate in 1954, saying he wnuld "tow Gracefully lo any decision made by my home department." State Demos to Consider New Ballot Move, 'Longer Terms' PARAGOULD, Ark. W) — Lee| ly elected lo a post, on Hie National «ard of Parapould. a defealed] Executive Commission, "holds only candidate for National Commander I a cap and a title." of the American Lefiion, last night! Miller said Ilial named two men who he says a well-seasoned group of political manipulators" in (he legion. He said the group, which he called "SACS — ,lhe self appointed commander selectors," are led by •Jim Rlnglcr of Chicago, and John I Steele, ol Brazil, Ind., past national commander. Ward's charges ol "political manipulation" were contained in a 3- page letter directed to the executive committee of the Arkansas Depart- LITTLE ROCK r,r> - necom- j been rejected by Ihe voters ment. Ward said he mailed a copy to | memiations lor lenathenins terms j The Desna convention abo r"c- every dep.irlmenl commander in the i of public officials and n change Injommendcd (hat county clerks not Uijiu-d Stntc.s. (the method of handling ballots are be held responsible for handling In tnelelter Ward said Ihe SACS i expected to com. before Ihc State ballots. In primarv elections the exact the "right lo pass on all na-( Democratic convention here Sepl. duty would be assigned lo the notional committee and commission 19-20. Hiical parly and to the county clec- appomtment.," m return for aidins Desha and Crawford County Dmn- I (ion commissions for the genera' in election of the national com- ocratic conventions havc recom- elections mand "' „ .mendfd that state, district, county Any proposed changes in election l.,n lirass Mentioned | and township officials he elected ! laws'would require lo«islation nnd In answer to a quotation, Ward' f "r four years. Present terms are j that for lengthening "office terms said Rinsier, whom he Identified { for (wo years. Senatorial and judi-!must. be effected by a constitutional as a member of the legion's nation-; cial offices, now for four years, amendment. The state convention ril committee on committees a n d '• would be unaffected. Steele, were the "top brass" men- Previous similar proposals have tloned in his letter, as head of the "SACS." "The group operates on the assumption that the rank and file Legionnaire . . . really ricesn't care who becomes nalional commander," Ihe letter said. He said after selecting their candidate, the SACS call a conference "usual]} 1 at the May meeting of the .executive council." The conference jiscrcens each candidate. Ward said. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open Hinh Low Close Oft 3!)I5 4030 39P5 4005 Dee aaiO 4027 3B!13 3991 Mar 3500 4020 3B!W 3982 May 3S80 3913 3E28 3920 New Orleans Cotton Open llnh Low close . S'HS 4MS 3313 3091 . 3358 4'V>9 3E9T) 3993 . 3000 40'Tl 3R?0 3993 . 3*78 4CM 3853 3075 could only approve Ihe proposals. disapprove . . and each "must apree in advance to withdraw if he does not receive a majority of the votes — this action leaves only one candidate in the field — the SACS candidate" to be voted on at the national convention, the attorney said. Stale Tnlitlcs" Blasted Ward, Arkansas commander in 1949 and 1950 and a member of the National Legislative committee, also blasted legion politics on the state level, He said Harry G. Miller of El Dorado was "Mr. Department of Arkansas" as far as the "SACS" were concerned and that Leonard Moddy of Marlanna, Ark., recent- Negro Legion Plans Auxiliary Members of the Wadford-White 'American Legion Post for Negroe.s will meet at the. Post'6 Hut on Central Street here at B p.m. Thursday to discuss establishment of a Negro Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Speck McGregor, head of the white Legion Post's Auxiliary,'will meet with the Wadford-White Post members to assist them in-planning their Auxiliary, Educators Plan Bill to Ask Pay Minimum for Arkansas Teachers Orl . Dec . Vnr , May . Hew York Stocks A T and T Amor Tobarro Anaconda Copper rcth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Klcrtric Oen Motors ... Mont?omery Ward N Y Central Tnt H-'.rvCKter J C Penney F!c"u!>!ic Steel '.',', Rnilin fio~ony Vacuum SIlldcbakcT Standard of N J " 78 7-R Texas Corp Sf! 1-3 53 1-4 30 1-8 41 1-4 LITTLE ROCK (/Pi _ The Arkan- , mit a bill lo the 1953 General sas Education Association will sub-' EGYPT {Continued from Page ]) manrler In chief of Egypt's armed force* but picked a Cabinet of civilians, Indicating he probably will not depend entirely on soldiers' bayonets to push Ihrough his program. Three of his new ministers are seasoned technicians who were in the outgoing government. Prominent among them was Abde] Gnelil el Emary, an able economist, who .will remain as finance minister. In political circles this was looked on as a sign Nagliib will continue along the main lines of his prede- r cessor's financial policy- In the new Cabinet are six members of the anil-British Nationalist party and a member of the militant Moslem Brotherhood. The two factions were the only ones not involved in yesterday's arrests. U.S. Agency Lists Estimate Of Cotton Crop WASHINGTON f/p) — The Agriculture Department today estimated this year's cotton crop at 13.389,000 bales of 500 pounds sros.s weight. This is a decrease of 846,000 bales from the department's forecast of 14.735,000 bales a month ago. It compares with a government production zoal of IG.OOO.OOO-bale.s and with forecasts of total needs of between 13.300.000 and 14.600,000 bales. Severe dry weather tends to reduce production prosp,ects. In an accompanying report, the census bureau .said 1,413,099 running bales from this year's crop had been einned prior lo Sept. 1. This compares with 2.013.658 ginned to the same date last year and 853.401 two years ago. Cotton production was 15,144.000 bnles last year and 11,775,000 for the 19*51-50 average. The condition of the crop as of Sept. 1 wa.s reported at 69 per cent of .normal compared with 75 per cent a month earlier and 14 per cent a year ago. The average yield of cotton f« the acre was reported at 270 pounds compared with 277.4 Indicated * month aco and 2719 for 191 crop. The per cent abandonment after July 1, the acreage for harvest, condition o[ the crop as of Sept. 1, the acre yield, find production, respectively, by states included Missouri 2 per cent abandonment.; 490,000 acres for harvest; 81 per cent of normal; 402 pounds per acre, and production 410.000 bales; Arkansas 0.8; 1,865,000; 66' 296 and l;150,000. Negro Deaths Infant Thomas Services for the infant son of Clay and Pinkie Thomas, who was dead at birth at a Hospital here yesterday morning, were conducted at 10 am. today in Caston Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. H. A. Shedri. The infant is survived by Its parents ami a sister, Sandra. Burial was in Lane Cemetery. iembly lo establish a minimum salary law for Arkansas teachers. The proposed legislation would require an estimated $10.152,080 in additional state funds. The bill, tentatively ouilined bv the AEA provides the following minimum for teachers with no experience Two years colleae training, 51,570 yearly; three years college. S1.850 annually; bachelor of arts degree. $2,400; master of arts degree 52,100. The AEA bill also would call for an automatic increase of $45 ySar- ly, on scales ranging trom live to 17 years. The raises are scaled to provide a teacher holding a master of arts degree lo receive the JI5 yearly increase for 16 years. The bill, if adopted 'by the legislature, would take effect next year. A final draft of the bill is to be adopted at the AEA's slate convention Nov. 5-7. EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 11 10.000 lakes. The general attended services In the First Lutheran Church at Bat- He Lake and heard the Rev. Norman C. Anderson, pastor, declare in his sermon that the "mess in Washington" is "something to be feared." Eisenhower has used the phrase "the mess In Washington" frequently in his campaign attacks on President Truman's Democratic administration. Then the general returned lo the game preserve and quickly made friends with a deer. Eisenhower looked longingly at the water of Annie Battle Lake, and, after dinner, tried his luck briefly. A breeze that kicked up waves kept him from having any luck with the fish. Minnesota provided Ihe sounding board Saturday for Eisenhower and his Democratic rival, Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois, to bid for the farm vote in the Nov. 4 election. Both were, hejrd . attentively but •11 3-fl sn !-•_> ft) 3-i in 1-2 M 3-4 (iO 7-8 61 3-S 13 1-2 32 1-4 67 5-8 40 1-2 27 1-4 3fi 337 PAGE FIVE MISS A.Mi'ltrCA IS CKOWMCn-pretty 19-yoar-nl<l Ncvn jane Langley ol Macon, c,a., who entered as MisJ Georgia in the annual Miss America contest, is crowned hy Miss America of uvj Ihe former Miss Utah. Colleen Hiltehins. Miss Langlcj. was chosen Mis., America I ""!t, of 1!)53 at Atlantic City, N. J. (AP U'ircimntn) Sanitarian's Office to Check Food Stands at District Fair Sum Dickey, rounly and city san- working surfaces shall have smooth itarian. said Uday his office is panted or covered tops planning to conduct periodic checks I ,„, ,. lu " rcn ">P»of all food nnd refreshments stands ' I!aml)ilr R (> r «rid other sround at Ihe Northeast Arkansas Fair fresh meats must be purchased next week. fresh c.uh day. Sears IJ S Steel ".. So Pac Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III I* — IUSDA1—Jlosrs l-;.5fin. open moderately active, later slow uneven, weights 1!>0 ibs up 25 (o 35 higher than Friday's average' lighter weights 25 to 75 or more higher, sows 25 to 50 higher- bulk choice 190-23(1 Ibs unsortcd for grade 20.25-35, largely 20 '5- 240- ! 270 Ibs 19.25-20.15. few to 20 25- '• 280-300 Ibs in odd lots 1850-1000- ' ITO-ISO Ibs 18.25-10.50; 150410 Ibs 16.75-18.50; most 120-HO Ibs 13 7516.00; sows 400 Ibs down 16.7517.50; heavier sows mostly 16.0050; boars. 1.50 lo 2.00 higher at 12.00-15.00; few 15.50. Cattle 8.500; calves 1,800; a few high choice mixed steers and heifer yearlings about steady, up to 33.00; commercial and good : mixed steers and heifers 23 0029.00; cows very slow, big packers ! bidding unevenly lower; bulls weak lo SO lower; utility and commercial bulls 17.50-22.50; cutter bulls 14.00 - 17.00; vealers unchanged; , good and choice largely 26.00- : 32.00: a few sorted prime lo 34.00; utility and commercial vealers 18.00-25.00. unhappy if I had received much pi ss support after the roception Si en my Democratic prerleces- .so s. Some people might even have co sidered such support an 111 oi en." More seriously. Ihen, he snirl there should he n iwo-parlv,syslem ainonj; newspapers as well as in politics. "I am Irankly considerably concerned," he said, "when I see Ihc extent lo which wo are developing a one-party press In a two- party country." Mr. Dickey said inr-oiis working in or around siirh stands are required by law to meet certain sanitation standards and that his office is goiiiK to see thai these standards are met. He said Hands will he "spnt cheeked" throughout Ihe fair and persons found not meeting the standards prescribed hy law will he "d'Vilt witll accordingly." "For r-Ieanliurss' sake ns well as economy, we are supcertlng thai all stands serviiiL- fond use paper dishes. Such disb-s are drstrovcri after oure used and the,- i«->l only save time hut are more sanitary in such eases as open food stands " Mr. Dirkey said. He listed sevi-n other "musts" for food stands. They are: (11 There must be an rt<l<v|»alo, supply of hot water nt all times for eloaning. If stands nrc lo serve lunches barbecue. ||, P f nrrt products be prepared in sennrate cook | rooms that arc properly enclosed and screened. f3) Cooking crldrlles must be enclosed on three sides with covers extending cnlircly over Ihe griddle. M) Food must be pronerly protected from dust and dirt at all times. There will he no open displays. '5> All counters, tables, or other (II Metal, flyproof containers must b<? provided for garbage and must be emptied daily. J.A.STTU1KSTONITE "THE WORLD IN HIS ARMS" In Technicolor Gregory Peck Ann Blyth PO//O Victim Dies an ovation as they , neither drew engaged in a virtual debate at "Plowville," the Henry Snow family farm between Kasson and Dodge Center, Minn., as added attractions lo the National Plowing Contest. Varnish in printing Inks Is a mixture of linseed oil. rosin and soap. * 2 More Survivors of Hurricane-Smashed Tanker Picked Up by Navy Transport NORFOLK. Va. M>i - Two more f was bound for New York , off Charlesl™ ,,mvors of the hurricane-smashed i The Emu rescued the 19 men aft- I The " "„ ton er live Foundation Star broke in two ' was cairvino Saturday. - ° Some survivors were reported lo be in need of medical Mention. One seaman— the ship's cook- -is known to have died in the wreck tnnker foundation Star were pick- Co up today by a Navy transport. The USS Hoilis. Nineteen other survivors were en route to New York as search continued for pieht shipmates still missing in ilie rough Atlantic waters off Charleston, S. C. The USS Hoilis radioed the Coast Guard in Norfolk it rescued tsvo of the Foundation Star's men 40 miles south of Cape Hatteras. The message was \ery brief, and Ihrre was Jno indication as" to whether Ihe survivors were found In a lifeboat or were clinging to (he smashed tanker's wrerknpe. The other 19 survivors were aboard the vrs-ol which rescued t!:em, the Nonvesian Emu. which TT7 -1 JL £L-j THEATRE Jvkmiia, Ark. MOX - IVKS "ROOM FOR ONE MORE" Cary Giant & Utlsy Drake FT. SMITH w> _ Five-year-old Charles E. Kennedy of Mansfield died of polio last nisht on the way 1 to a ft. Smith hospital. STEVENSON" (Continued from Page 1) the country?" j The. luncheon was sponsored by ' the Oregon Journal. Much of Stevenson's address to the editors today was devoted to newspaper coverage of Ihe campaign to date. He had both good and critical remarks, asserting"I have been well impressed 'by ; Ihe fair treatment accorded me Inmost newspapers, including most ' of those, aligned editorially with the opposition. I am convinced that nearly all publishers are doins their honest best, accordins to their lights-even if I must confess that sometimes their lights seem to me a little dim." i He said the nation relies on a free and responsible press lo battle the "three jreatest enemies of democracy — ignorance, apathy and excessive partisanship." ^ And he reminded his audience: ' Our brand of representative government depends on you, and something which I think "your pro- fcssion sometimes overlooks, you depend on government, for Hie ultimate protection of a free press resides in the constitutional guarantee." Sfovenson said he was nware thai "the overwhelming majority" ol newspapers are supporting Eisenhower. And ho leased Ihc editors by recalling that neither the laic President Roosevelt nor President Foundation Star . ,. - load of molasses lo New Jersey when she foundered. | Truman had wide- rhe Const Guard said 30 men were 1 support in their r-mmi^ri aboard the stricken tanker, whose) "I ccrlainlv donV'takc it broken sections still are held to- allv." he said, "in fact I gcthcr by deck plates. I havc hc(m somewhat start! Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "\otir Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Snl. & Sim. Phone 58 MONDAY r 'CAL!FORr4lA CONQUEST" Corn pi \ViItle Teresa Wri K h( TUKRDAY 'No Room For The Groom" Tony Curtis 1'iper ]>nurie MOX Phone 4021 —. Show Slarls Weekdays 7:00 — Sal.-Sun. 1 :UO Always a Double Feature LAST TIMES TONITE from V/AFWEn BllOS. ) ' coion Plus Cartoon & SKorfs TUES.-WED. 2 FEATURES Buddy Nites—2 for Price of 1 Plus Long Comedy Public At The Armory this Ad Sponsored By: BLYTHEV1LLE MOTOR CO. HORNER-WILSON CO. INSURAN A. F. (Dee) Dietrich, Mgr.

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