The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 9, 1952
Page 9
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 19W Joe McCarthy's Political Future at Stake Today AsWisconsinHoldsElection By DO.V 1VHITEHEAD MILWAUKEE (IP, - Wisconsin .'oters, perhaps one million strong, •vill decide today the political fu:«re of OOP Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. The prospect of warm weather »as ejected to boost the normal • p ote total by about 400,000 in this primary election which has »en- eraled bitterness and controversy across the nation. The slate's 3224 polling Rome of them were to remain open as late as 9 p.m. The Issue at stake was the methods used by McCarthy in his drive against the Communists he claimed were in the Democratic administration. Some people saw this cani- paien as the highest type of "Americanism." Oihers a "smear" campaign recklessly tainting the- char- ~cters of innocent people. McCarthy's chief opponent was Leonard Schmltt. an upstate attorney who relied on marathon ra- in the Republican primary." The four long-shot candidates in the McCarthy-Schmitt contest are Edward Finan of Bristol, Edmund Kerwcr of Lake Geneva, Edward Jacobson of Kenosha and Perry Stearns of Milwaukee. Three GOP incumbents are fighting to retain their seats in Congress. They are Rep. Glen R Davis Second District; Rep Gardner Withrow third; and Rep. Alvin E BLTI'HBVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS _*_« Hero Is Moiled By Vietnamese HANOI, Inda-Chlna Wj—A young Vietnamese soldier gave his life to write what newspapers here hailed as a "magnificent page o[ glory" for the Vietnamese armv. Sergeant Le Sung of the Vo Thanh regiment commanded a small post In Central Vietnam at the time It. was attacked by an "important Communist-led Vletminh formation" on July 22. Heavily outnumbered, the sergeant and his men fought valiantly far into the night until they rnn out of ammunition. He then ordered his men to abandon the post to prevent their certain death. He alone covered their retreat. The V!:tm!nh killed him as they pushed Into the post. e slate's 3224 polling places O'Konski ninth. Three candidates due to open about 8 a.m., and ar « In the race for the seat left vacant by the late Rep. Reed Murray seventh. In the Fifth Milwaukee District Democratic nep. Clement Zablocki is seeking re-election. Vermonters Set To Choose GOP's MONTPELIER. vt. W>}—Vermonters nominate Republican canui- dio talks to carry his anti-Mr-Car- f s , for governor. U. s. senator thy message to the people of WIs- f, . ,, s - representative today and. consin. . h ' a<iltK ™ is followed, hley will •onsiiy. Four other opponents weren't expected to be any real factor. McCarthy Favored McCarthy was favored to win his second senatorial nomination. The unknown factor in the race was this How many Democrats had Bitched thetr vote to support the mill-McCarthy Republicans? Wisconsin election laws permit such cross-voting because voters are not required to register by party affiliation. A trend in Ihe voting might not develop until after midnight due to a slow count resulting from Long lists of candidates seeking local offices. In Milwaukee County alone :here are 76 candidates running lor the office of sheriff. McCarthy was trying to get a big majority as a "vote of confidence" 'n his charges that subversive influences are at work in the Democratic administration. He charged Schnutt and others had used "Communist type" smear tactics against Kadlo Broadcast Made Tn a radio broadcast last night McCarthy said "They are trying to arove they can make a scarred political corpse of anyone who dares to expose Communists In government." Schmitt countered with a state- nent saying "I believe I have brought the Issue of McCarthy's deplorable record :o the people of Wisconsin. ... I relieve with all my heart that Me earthy represents a great potential evil to Wisconsin and to the nation and i' hope that every voter in Wisconsin will go to the polls Tuesday to express himself on this vital question." On the Democratic side, Henry Reuss of Milwaukee was balling Thomas FairchiJd of Verona, former state attorney general, for the Democratic sneatorial nomination. State CIO Backs Reuss Heuss had the endorsement of the state CIO, But State CIO Pres- .dent Herman Steffes urged members of his union voting in the GOP primary to support Schmltt against McCarthy. Steffes said "Though we still are 'or Reuss in this coming campaign, we have to be realistic and realize ihat a lot of our people, for reasons of their own, are going to vote be elected in November Feature of the campaign which stuck strictly to state issues Is the race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. Gov. Lee E. Emerson seeking a second term, faced opposition from state Sen. Henry D Vail Vail charged the governor with "grammar school fiscal policies" and Emerson retorted by pleading for a second vote of confidence for honest government. 'Never Brink Between Meals' PARIS (IP,— A French doctor says drinking is a problem because "most people do not know what to do with their leisure." Dr. Paul Perrln, professor in the School of Medicine at Nantes. .France, addressed a meeting of the 500 Students Strike In Protest of Peron BUENOS AIRES IJF) — Five hundred students struck for six hours yesterday, protesting a new course on President Peron's political system. The strike started among students at the National College of Buenos Aires and spread to some students at the nearby University of Buenos Aires. 5 Children Die in Fire SYDNEY. Australia «v — Five European immigrant children, believed to no suffering from polio or scarlet fever, perished early today in a fire that swept through an immigrant camp hospital at Somcrf, near Melbourne. Grass Grows in Streets ANNAPOLIS, Md. UP) — Grass grows in the streets of old Anna- polls. The city engineer said so in his .annual report on conditions in Maryland's capital. "Residents have allowed weeds and grass to prow in gutters In front of their homes," the report said. 24th International Congress Against Alcoholism. There Is a social habit of passing the idle moment in bars Perrin said. Perrin's solution: "Never offer or take a drink between meals." FBI Captures e of 'Top 10' BEAVER FALLS, Pa. W) —'The FBI announced early today the capture of one of the nation's 10 most wanted criminals. He was identified as Leonard Joseph Zalutsky, 37, formerly of Allentc*n, Pa. Fred Hallford. agent in charge c-f the Pittsburgh FBI office, said Za- utsky was .taken into custody tonight by Detective Theodore Smith at Beaver FaJIj. Zalutsky wa.s serving a life sentence for the murder of a Miami police officer when he escaped from the State Prison at Railford, Fla,, on Sept. I, 1951. BrtAVE BRIAN AND BRUI,, —Brian Temple, 8, of London. Jsn't a bit afraid of bears- stuffed ones, that is. "Study" is a favorite of children wh visit the resort center of Alu . Bay. oo Ux: Isle of WishU RED RUBBER SOLED Be style-right this season ... look sharp. Treat yourself to a pair of Pedwin \Vhi,e Bucks, with red rubber soles. Never before so much style at this price! FAMILY SHOE STORE HllPhone 2342 312 W. PAGE NINB . . . BUT WHERE'S DADDY?-N.nvy Secretary Dan A Kimball presents the Medal of Honor to Uyron Eusene Poynter 2 of Downey Calif.. wh.ose lather. Sgt James 1 I'oynter. 33 died' in n°.15 u'ir ,u* SgL Hoynter charBed 'hree^ enemy machine gun ne ts. k.l ing Ihe crews of Iwo. and pulling the third out of action before falling under Hre His widow, Mrs Kathern G M Poynter holds Byron as the presentation is made. Arkansas Said Cut Off from U.S. Funds for Building of Schools LITTLE ROCK Wl _ A federal official says Arkansas will not receive further funds under the federal law which has granted $6,688,969 for school construction unless Congress extends the law. William H. Moore, co-ordinator of federal school construction programs, told the State Board of Education that the federal Jaw under which the assistance was granted expired June 30. He said the state received $2 988,174 in 1951-52 and $3,700,195 in 1552-53 for construction In school districts which arc crowded because ot defense installations. Finance Officer A. B. Wetherington reported Ihat a balance of $905,284 remained in the Public School Fund as of June 30 He said the 1351-52 Income totaled $25,745,179 with expenditures of $24,539,804. The board approved revolving loan funds of S28.700 to four districts including Bentdn County Oravette No, 20. $5.000; Clcburne Officials Deny. Use Was Urged Of Chiang's Men TAIPEH, Formosa (;P)—Two top V. s. officials in Formosa today denied a report that U. S. military officials here had recommended use of Chinese Nationalist troops in Korea. . Maj. Gen. William c. Chase, head of the Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG), also refused to discuss the matler, saying, "It's a red hot political question." Howard p. Jones, charge d'af- faires, added to his denial: "I believe we recommended the U. N. accept the offer (of Nationalist troopsl shortly after It was made In 1950. Since then it has been discussed unofficially but never on official or even serious level." 7 Drc in Fireworks Blast MEXICO CITY </T) — A store of fireworks gathered for Mexico's Independence Day celebration exploded yesterday, killing seven prsons and injuring 30. Four buildings were wrecked in the blast and resulting file. Farouk to Stay in Italy _ISLE OF OAPRI. Italy HP, _ Former King Farouk of Egypt has told newsmen he hopes to settle in Italy and is in the market for a house. o? Dwilffn 'r- E ' S , NEV ^ HAT-DwlBht D. Elsenhower approve, of Dwight D. Eisenhower's new hat. Representatives of the Cor! nocticut hat industry recently presented the new fopncrto tb« Republican presidential candidate. An Indian campground, believed ( to be from five to seven thousand years old, has been discovered on the Columbia River. 2 miles upriver from McNary, Ore. i County, Concord No. 3, 53500' Jackson County No. 1, 3,200 onti Jackson County, Switton Special SI2.000. Commercial bond issues were approved by the boarrt for four counties, Including: Clay County, Piggot No. • 52, >200,6oO; Sebastian County. Greenwood District No. 25. $25,000; Sevier County, De- Queen No. 17, 13,000, and Washington County, Prairie Grove Valley No. 23. $100,000. Attention Moose Members Loyal Order of Moose FREE BARBECUE SUPPER Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m All members and their families are urged to attend. Announcing the 1952-53 Essay Contests of THE LION OIL COMPANY which will award 18 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS to Students and Teachers Lion, Oil Company has again expanded the Lion Oil Scholarship Fund—this time to provide additional scholarships for high school students and scholarships for elementary school teachers as well as high school teachers. The future, progress of the South depends not on/i/ on educational advancement of Southern ~I nlith-otir Future Lenders, but also on the continuing advancement of Southern teachers who guide our Southern boys and girls. SCOPE OF STUDENT-ESSAY CONTESTS BROADENED Tw»/ve $1,000 Scholarships for High Schoo/ Students 372 Cash Awards for Students and Sponsors NEW CONTEST ZONES For the third consecutive year, Lion Oil Company will •ward scholarships ;«u) cash as prizes in a scries of essay contests. The series will consist of four contests, open to high school students in public, private dr parochial schools in areas where Lion petroleum products are sold ot the, «ign ol tile LJOO, The total area of eligibility is divided into three geographical zones which are described in detail in the Scholarship Fund Rules Jiooklet. Jri each of the four contests to be held during this school year, a separate set of «wards will be offered in each zone. Thus, stiidcnls in a given jnne will not compete against students in other MORE SCHOLARSHIPS First-place winner in each zone, in each of iho four con- featj wins a onc-ycai- scholarship (cash value $1,000) to «ny accredited college or university of his or her choice. The scholarships are unusual in Ihat they are sufficient to cover no< only tuition, but also such incidental expenses u laboratory fees, boois, room and board. Twelve schol- «rjhips will be awarded dining the school year. MORE CASH PRIZES The number of merit awards in each context has been increased to 45; that is, 15 in each zone. If an essay does »ot win i $1,000 scholarship but is among the 15 next be*t entries in a zone, the writer.will receive a cash award of $25.00. One hundred'and eight)' merit awards will be given during trie »chool year. TEACHER-SPONSORS WIN, TOO The teacher sponsoring a first-place winner in any contest receives $200 cash. A teacher sponsoring the winner of • $25.00 merit award will receive $25.00 cash. NEW JUDGING SYSTEM Essays will be rated on the following basis: (1) Interest and originality 803 (2) Excellence and clarity of presentation.301 (3) N'catnSss \Q% Judges will be educational leaders selected from varioo* universities and colleges. EASY TO ENTER To enter, a high school student must write an essay in 500 words or less, get the essay approved and signed by his leachcr, and send it to: LION OIL SCHOLARSHIP FUND El Dorado, Arkansas FIRST CONTEST STARTS NOW The subject for the first contest is: "My Definition of Good Citizenship" Entries^ must be postmarked before midnight, October 31, 1Q,^2. Subjects for the other essay contests will be announced at a later date and are listed in Rules Booklets. High School Students .. . Don't Miss this Opportunity to Attend the College of Your Choice on a Lion Oil Scholarship Ask- your leachr-r or principal for free rules booklet, or write (lie Lion Oil Scholarship Fund. NOW, ESSAY CONTESTS FOR GRADE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS Six $1,200 Scholarships Now . . . Lion Oil offers Southern teachers in elementary and high schools the opportunity to win scholar* ships for advanced education. Lion will conduct two essay contests for Southern teachers. Throe winners will he selected in each'con- test. The Ihrce winners in each contest will each receive n SI,200 scholarship to the college or university of his or her choice. Teachers, principals and superintendents teaching in public, private and parochial high schools or elemeh- lary schools in areas where Lion petroleum product] are sold at the sign of ihe Lion are eligible to enter these contcsls. The first contest is now open. To enter, a teacher should write an essay in 1,500 words or less on the following subject: "What I Can Do To Become A fietter Teacher" Entries in this first contest must be postmarked before midnight o! .November 30, 1952. For complete information write the Lion Oil Scholarship Fund. trscd by SfcTfc Elation AwrctaJom md CMu- Dlace^n Office, „/ ArJinrwoc, .Vmf.tlppf ant Tcrnem*. Why The Scholarship Fund Was established Lior Oil Is part-anti-parccl of the South, employing more than 2,600 persons with an annual payroll of more than $11,000,000. Lion Oil manufactures more than sixty petroleum products which keep the wheels of Soulhcrn industry, Iransportation and agriculture spinning. Lion's nitrogen fcrtili/eri enrich the soil of LION OIL El Dorado Southern farms . . . help Southern farmers pro- 'duce more and better crops. The Scholarship Fund is Lion Oil Company 1 ! way of saying, "We believe in the South ... are eager, to assist ils sons and daughters ... our good nciglilwrs. We're proud to be "Home Folk] —Good S'ctghliors!" COMPANY Arkansas

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