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PACB TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWg Five Mid-Atlantic States Expected to Go for GOP Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of stories on the political situation, as of now, ns seen- by newspapers editors nnd political writers iti nil 48 states. By DOUGLAS H. COKNKL1. NEW YORK W—Five politically potent Middle Atlantic statcs-NRW Vork. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Mnryland and Delaware-art! expected by editors nnd political writers nt this stage of the eumpaiRn to go narrowly Republican in No* vein be r as they did in 1948, As Associated Prrss survey, based on county-by-county and sec- tion-by-scctian estimates of editors and correspondents, indicates then? is n composite belief that if the election were run off now, Republican presidential nominee Dwight D, Eisenhower would roll up bigficr margins of victory in most of these states than Guv. Thomas E. Dewey of New York did four yours ago. Even so, the margins still are so slender that two of the states- Maryland and Delaware-must be considered doubtful, although -they are regarded as tilting toward the GOP at this point. Campaign developments between now and election day could up.set present calculations as lo winning margins and easily toss any of these states lo the Drum ?ra tie nominee, Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois. KalEofs Are Prize Packajcw The 105 electoral bnllols of the five states arc a prize political package. They represent nearly one fifth of the .iotal of 531 and almost two fifths o£ the 2G5 electoral votes needed to win the election. The political soundings In this survey, arc those to follow for other slates, are being taken through the eo-oneration of Associated Press member newspapers and radio stations, other newspapers and local correspondents. On the basis of talks with voters, research, (heir own knowledge of their counties, actual polls wherever possible, they were requested to estimate the percentage of the vote Individual counties will cast for Eisenhower and Stevenson. Theso ostiniates wero weighted to take into account the, difference ki voting strength among counties, then combined into state estimates. Tho surveys were undertaken In late August or early September. Another etafe-by-state survey is planned for October. With few exceptions, trend estimates for the Middle Atlantic fitntes indicated thnt the political appraisers thought Elsenhower would run ahead If people had been voting two months before the actual election date. Ike's Popular it)' Counts Elsenhower's personal popularity was described generally as a more forceful factor In iL« 'jamjmigu than time-for-a-change sent', men! and such specific issues as high taxes and corruption in government. Here and there, editors noted that Republicans who had preferred Sen. Robert A. Tnft of Ohio ns the presidential nominee seemed to be holding back from Eisenhower, perhaps with intentions of not voting at all. Others reported that some independent voters appenrotJ to bo turning toward the general. Stevenson's greatest strength, ns te usual for Democratic candidates, was assigned to industrial and urban areas. State by slate, this is the i>lcture: New York 45 electoral votes. Estimates put together from 05 participating newspapers indicate belief that Elsenhower should take Stevenson's measure by some 3GO,- 000 votes, whereas Dewey edged out Truman by 61,000 in 1018. That's on the assumption that the total vote this year v,il! bo about tho same as the 6,131,000 ballots cast in I948 for the Republican, Democratic and Progressive party candidates. Actually, the vote may be considerably larger than four years a^o. Ike Better Than Deucy Tho editors and writers believe Kisenhower will make a stronger showing than Dowey did both in the five counties making up New York City and tho 51 upstate counties nul.sfdc the city. They see Stevenson as running ahead of Truman in •!•..•» city but behind up- slate. New Jersey 16 electoral votes. The combined opinions of 27 newspapers throughout the state iirid up at this stage of the poli- tfckiii:,' to a comfortable lend for Eisenhower, with the GOP nominee pocketing 17 of the 21 counties, scoring heavily in rural and u\sidential areas and making some mrottdn against Democratic sirpiufth in industrial districts. Margin Could lie Xarrowil Yet Now Jersey editors believe the* mitrtfln could be narrowed, even reversed, depending on the iwlsls and (urns the campaign may take. Dewey polled some 8r>,000 votes more than President Trumr.n in 1348 nnd got 15 of the '2.1 counties. Pennsylvania 32 electoral votes. Editors ill the Key stone State consider Penn.sylvanlii fairly^ safe for Eisenhower. Their composite opinion is that he may rim a shade belter than Dewey, who won by 150,000 in 19-18. 1'htUid.elnhia and Pittsburgh, the state's two Ki'cat metropolitan centers, are regarded as likely to go Democratic-Philadelphia by around 70,000 voles, Pittsburgh by some GO,000. Nine ohcr counties are put in the Democratic column, but the editors regard 56 more as Republican tcrritoiy for 1052. The state has 67 counties. Maryland nine electoral voles, It's normally Democratic Baltimore against 23 generally Republican counties. And Maryland editors consider the state, n toss-up but leaning slightly toward Eisenhower. Some of them say the general may do » fraction belter than the New York governor, who won by only H,300 votes four years ago. Delaware three electoral votes. Republican hut so close as to be doubtful is the combination estimate of editors of three papers covering the three counties in Delaware. Their calculations would give Elsenhower i\ November victory by some 3,000 votes against a Dewey margin of 1,775 four years ago. The state cast 139,000 votes En the last presidential election. (Continued from Page 1) hits on thn alcohol distillery and direct hits on two structures near the oxygen plant. The latest attack Is one of a series of trip-hammer aerial blows against targets right up to the doorstep of Manchuria, EiSEHHOWER (Continued from Page 1) survey of Us own lhat Korea lops all other issues in eight Midwestern fnrm states. Korea Leads List Carlson said voter. 1 ; were asked lo name from a list of 10 their choice of the to]) issue. He said 27.4 per cent put Korea ahead of ail otlu-ra-. Get if wivh c Sow PLENTY OF TIME TO REPAY IN CONVENIENT MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS FROM FINANCE COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE West Ash Phone 2091 Commodity And Stock Markets— Yotk Cotton Open High Low close Oct 393fl 3D50 3525 3825 Dec 3928 39-14 3920 3920 Mar 3920 3939 3913 3913 May 3302 3923 3895 38915 N«w Orleani Cotton Open High I/)w Close Oct 3933 39-18 3925 3927 nee yjir, 39W 3911 39n Mar 3922 393G 3912 3D12 May 3903 3920 3897 3897 Soybeans Sep Nov Jan Men High Low .. 307"! 302 y, .. 302'i 209 .. 30-1 >; 301 !i .. 305 !i 302 Vi Close 305 300", ;i02»i 304 1M 1-4 55 7-R 41 I-I 40 1-8 78 1-2 f.2 3-1 51 5-8 59 :t-4 17 3-4 31 :i-4 CC 1-2 39 2(i 35 3-8 3D 75 1-2 54 l-ll 57 1-2 38 1-8 40 1-8 New York Stocks A T and T Amor Tolwco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Oen Electric Oen Motors Montgomery Ward . . N Y Central Hit irarvestcr J C Penney Reuubllc Steel Radio Soconv Vacuum Studchnker .. Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel Sou Pac Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. l—(USDA)—Ilog.s 15,009; fairly nctlvoi weights 190 Ibs up steady to strong with Friday's average; llghler weights nnd sows strong to 25 higher; bulk choice 200-230 Ibs nnsorted for grade 20.00-10; mostly 20.00; 240-28; Ibs 19.09-85; few lo 20.00; heavier weights scarce; 180100 Ibs 19.09-75; few to 20.00; 150170 Ibs 17.00-18.75; mostly 18.50 down; 120-HO Ibs 14.00-16.25: sows 400 Ibs down 17.00-75; mostly 17.25 tip: heavier sows 15.00-Hi.75; boars 12.00-15.50. Cattle B.500; calves 1.800; opening slow on steers and heifers; bids generally unevenly lower; cows about steady; utility anil conv merclal 15.50-18.uO; canncrs and cutters 12.00-15.50. MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 1952 SCHOOL November Draft Call: 714 Men I.ITTLE nOCK (/I'j — Artnnsn.s November draft call lias been set at 714 men, State Selective Service Director E. L. Compere announced today. General Compere said about 950 men will be examined to meet the quota. The Arkansas quota for Octoljcr is 702 men. (Continued from Page VI explained functions of various fca- tiirec. He concluded: "And now, with solemn pride, me dedicate this school and its erounrts to the physical, mental and spiritual development of this and future generations of young people. "We 'dedicate it to the better physical development of all who attend. It is dedicated lo continued Rood sportsmanship in competitive athletics. "May our teams play to win, but know also how to suffer defeat with grace—never shouting shrill slander at a neighbor who happens to win. "Tills school is dedicated, not only to l«u.l\inE facts, to storing the contents ol books, but also to the training of students to think — to the fuUt-r development, of their powers of reasoning." Superintendent of Schools W. B. Nicholson made a brief acceptance -speech. Arkansas Education Commissioner A. B Ronds. Jr.. spoke briefly to the group ns did Miss Willie A. Lawson. former county supervisor of si'hmls and now manager of the Beliools Division of Ihe Democrat I'rlntiiu; and r,Uhoi;rnph Co. Bolt) praised the expansion of Blytheville school facilities. "Joseph Stalin fears Ihe products of our schools . . . free minds of a free country . . . much more than he does our bombs and planes." Mr. Honds .suLd. Commi'iUmtr on the tremendous increase of school children. Miss Lawson warned lhat "what this country neeiis is not a good five- cent cigar, but more old maids." Initiating the dedication ceremony was the Blythevllle High School Band under the direction of R. A. Ijipscomb. The Rev. Roy I. Dagley, pastor of First Methodist Church, gave the Invocation and the High School Chorus, directed by Mrs. Wilson Henry, sam; "Praise Ye The Lord," and "nlcss '1'ht.s House," prior to Mr. Reid's dedicatory address. Out-of-town guests on tho speakers platform other than Miss Lawson nru! Mr. Binds, included Dr. W. D McClurkin, Blytheville superintendent from ID:(4 to !943 and now with Division of Field Services, I'enrjtHiy Coltcge; Miss Lcenell Rainey. district supervisor of school lunches: H. R. Pylc. executive secretary of Arkansas Education Association; S. K. Ciarrctt, former Junior High principal here and now superintendent j at Ourdon; county Judge Fabcr White: L. H. Autry, Burdette superintendent: non Blackburn. Wynne superintendent: and Phillip Deer, Wilson superintendent. Other platform guests included John Maycs, county supervisor of j schools: Miss Rosa Hardy, hichj school supervisor; Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor; School board members R, A. Nelson. Mr.s. H. W. Wylic. C. Murray Smart. Rusfcll Hayes ami Clarence Moore (W. Paul Pryor and Charles Obituaries George Sisk Dies Following Heart Attack Services were held yesterday at Cobb Funeral Home (or George Nccly Sisk. 48. who died at his home in Memphis Friday night. The nev. Roy I. Bagley. pastor of First Methodist Church, conducted the rites and burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Stele, who had spent, most of his life In Blytheville prior to moving to Memphis in W31, hart been ill for two weeks. His death was attributed to a heart attack. He was a native of Brookport, lit., and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ann Sisk, and a sister, Mrs. Marion Plckens of Agnew Calif. ( Mrs. Pickens and her daughter, Mrs. Jack Clmmblln of Meridian, Miss., were in Blytheville yesterday for services. Little Rock Pair Die in Wreck; Murry Injured PINE BBUFF (!>•)— A Little Rock couple died last night of injuries suffered in a car-truck collision j In which Atty. Den, Ike Murry. ' -Iding with the attorney general, died an hour and 15 mi it Davis Hospital here. The accident occurred about five miles south ol here on Highway 65. Murry suffered superficial lacera ions and two cracked ribs. Mrs. Murry suffered cuts and bruises. Moyes Is Named To AEA Stock Show Committee John Mayes of Bls'theville, county school supervisor, has been named to the Arkansasa Education Association's Livestock Show Committee as chairman of arrangements In Mississippi County for the hvo School Days at this year's show in Little Hock. School Days at the Livestock Show, which opens Sept. 29. will be Sept. 30 and Oct. 3. This Is the first year two School Days have beet) held. A special School Days admission price of 15 cents has been set for these days and some midway attractions also will have reduced rates these clavs. An essay contest for students who attend the show. Open to students iu the seventh through 12th grades, the contest will Include prizes totaling $150 for essays on "Impressions I Received from the 13th Annual Arkansas Livestock show." A. A. Norton of West Ricigc is the AEA's chairman for this district. Coal Meeting Held WASHINGTON WJ—Wjth. a possible coal strike only a week off, John L. Lewis huddles with his 200- man Policy Committee today to'map negotiating strategy. --•; How to have a winning TELEPHONE PERSONALITY by EMILY POST We're often jitii^d by the way we use telephone, sen-ice. Ornl fn'rp/riuic technique and goat! tvlcpliw nir.nncrs arc imim-iunl lo n iriaiting personality . . . and help you g.-' tht mast from your tcti-plwnc scri'icc. One of the must atSi*rnv,itinp, experiences n jH'rMin can h-ivi' is to run to a rin^in^ teleplimu-. only to lin.l that nn OIH- is then, lint just how Ions should um- let a phone rinj; before 8ivi"t! up) At least ;l minute, is (he experts' :)n - swer. Aftnr ;iil. the person yoij'rv r.dl- ing may tn; in the yard nr aw;iy from thu (i-luplinnc. Ami llu- figurcj show thai an i^lmiatrii :}fiO,OUO i-.-iMs n ci;iy arc lost l>y Hoiitlmv:<l.;rn (Ml ai.i- loim-rs who limit; np Ion scum, A cdl worth niiikm:: is ccri.iinly wnrtli w.iit- in;; a minute lor. In today's busy life, at home ur In the office, it's only natural to leave the telephone :is quickly ;is possible. Is th.-re any special reason why you stiouM replace llu; receiver carefully? There ivrt.-iiv.ly is! Your telephone is just one continumiH "Imsy signal" if your receiver is not securely in place. You can't receive tiny calls, and if you are on a p,irty line, neither i-nn your party-lino neighbors. It's a good "iilea to hanp up rnr.-fully, anil to <-hcrk the telephone occasionally if di.-ro are small children in your home. A ftrcat many questions about telephone manners center around the party line, and tlu-re scorns to bo som , nllc , (il " «> to the best way to use It. Kor sample, »houM ,,,, 0 sn.,"" Vicing your calls works out beat for nil concerned. 1'or one llun K , others, can t ™ll you if y m , hold Ihe line for a long time. Spacing your call., B i vc , others a chnnrc lo cull you—nnd nko Rives your rwrly-line nei K hbor» , chance to use the line. That result., ,„ better service for everyone. An ocfveflisemenf of Sovlhvestern Bel/ Telephone Corr C. Langslon, also members, were not present); Rosco Crafton, W. L. Homer, past board members; James Terry, Worth Holder. C. O. Redman, Ivfayor Dan Btodgett. Harry Haincs, U. S. Branson, Charlie Stalcup, Mrs. Byron Moore and Mrs. O. W. poppedge. Will State Have 2 Governors? Jeff Speck Soys, 'It Could fie' . , . Mrs. Murry and the driver of the truck were Injured. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buster, who were LITTLE ROCK W) — Republican Gubernatorial Nominee Jeff Speck says he will be beaten by 100.000 to 200,000 votes In the November election. But, he addc, If Oen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower, GOP presidential nom- ine, is elected, Arkansas will have two governors — Democrat. Francis Cherry and himself. . speck, who addressed a "Get Out a|)Ilrl ! the Vote " «>««'>(! ol the American Legion here Saturday said, "we're going to have a state governor— that's Mr. Cherry— and we're going to have a federal governor— that's me/' The Ease. Arkansas cotton planter declared that he would be the W.D. Cobb Named 'Student Advisor 1 County Surveyor W. D. Cobb of Dlythevine has been picked as one „„.., „„;«,,, ^ unl . y Mrma i, on or 230 professional engineers of the officer, again reminded operators of nation to serve in ail advisory ca-1 booths serving food at the North pacity for student engineers and en- • • • - - state's OOP boss under a Republican national administration. He was one of the first Eisenhower supporters in Arkansas. Other top Republican leaders in Arkansas include verne Tindall of Stuttgart, Eisenhower's Arkansas campaign manager and Harry Craig of Caraway. Craig, an Elsenhower supporter from the beginning, was a delegate to the Republican national convention and served on ths Credentials Committee. Democrat gubernatorial nominee Francis Cherry also spoke at the Legion meeting, a membership conference involving five states. Cherry has said previously that he \voutd not campaign against Speck. Operotors of Food Booths at Fair Reminded of Sanitary Standards Sam Dickey, county sanitation plays. jinecrs in training, It was announced today. Announcements of tne appointments was made in the September Issue of American Engineer, official organ of the National Society of Professional Engineers. According to the magazine article, the 230 professional engineers are to serve as counselors for the young engineers. STEVENSON (Continued from Page 1) We the ball here, this state is going Republican this year." Although the schedule calls for major speech in Springfield, Mass., Friday, Stevenson is rcserv- ing his big effort there for later in the campaign. However, he will travel there by automobile, "klaxon stopping" in a number, of Massachusetts cities en route. Part of his purpose of this swing, as It was during the Western trip, will be simply to let people see him, ' make himself known, anil soften up the lerritory for his big- east Arkansas Fair this week of certain standards that must be met under law. Mr. Dickey said (hat his office would "spot check" concession stands at the fair to see that the following standards are met; (1) An adequate supply of hot water must be on hand at all times. (2) If stands are to serve lunches and barbecue, the food products must be prepared in separate cook rooms that are properly enclosed and screened. (3) Cooking griddles must be enclosed on three sides with covers extending entirely over the griddle. (4) Food must be properly protected from dust and dirt at all times. There, will he no open dis- ger efforts later. Half of Time Amusing For that reason, his managers say, he did not attempt—except in a few of his appeal ances—to hammer the basic issues very hard in the West. A fast: man with a phrase, Stevenson devoted at least half his time in the "whistle stops' between San Francisco and Los Angeles for example, simply to ingr a satirical whip at the _._ r .._ licans. The reactions to that were not FAIR (Continued from Page I) dren will be able to purchase books of 12 carnival ride tickets for SI. These would ordinarily cost about «3. Mr. Blaylock said the fair parking facilities west of the Missouri Street gate have been improved this year. Ditches surrounding the area have been tiled and filled in, so no "bridges" must be crossed to reach the parking lot. all good. Bystanders told AFL Pickets Appear At Douglas Aircraft SANTA MONICA, Calif. r,P)-AFL pickets appeared at the gates of the Douglas Aircraft Company's El Se- nouncement that the plane factory would be struck today. A spokesman for the company correspondents on the tour he sounded "a little too smart," and said, in Knsson, Minn., "he impresses me as being a smoothie." said the walkout had started and that pickets were at the gates when he entered. He said the full affect of the walkout would not be knov.n until sometime after the day crew is due at 7 a.m. (5( All counters, tables or other working surfaces shall have smooth, painted or covered lops. (6) Hamburger and other ground fresh meats must be purchased fresh each day. (7) Metal, flyproof, leakproof containers must be provided r or garbage and must be emptied daily. EXPERT CContlnued from Page 1) board members set out a $20 million annual budget. Getting back to the Blytheville school, Dr. McClurkln said the rte- 'f sli;n, which affords flexibility, ^ utility and is still aesthetic, meets modern standards. Its construction should lend itself to low-cost maintenance, he stated. Dr. McClurkin remarked on the school's disadvantages, loo. However, he commented. "It Is obvious that what we want and what we can afford often are pretty far apart." Here's what Blytheville needs as soon as possible, he said: 1. A new gymnasium. The present one would scarcely accommodate a full junior high physical education program. Haley Field gym must now take care of junior and senior physical education classes, 2. A cafeteria In the new build- Ing. "However," he added, "the new building Is so arranged that both gymnasium and cafeteria may be added without disturbing the general pattern of the building's development." Lastly, Dr. McClurkin said, he would like to see the new school bear a name. What name? "I think it should be known as Hosa Hardy High School. Certainly no one is more deservine.of the honor. No one has worked harder over the years for our high school students." by Felix Carney Hollywood's coyness toward making films for television, u subject upon vvliich we have dwelt several times, has definitely ended. Columbia Pictures was the first of the majors to decided on making films for TV. Now Decca Records announces that Universal's subsidiary, United World Films, has been making TV pix for the last 12 weeks! How about that? . . . Have y o it ever wondered how far our television manufacturers will go in the size of screens? One chap in the financial world has -this lo say: at some point the sine of the front door will limit the television set designer. . . Every once in a while we dwell upon new fields embracing our beloved subject of television. For example, one j station of which we know is I telecasting instructions on how to swim, with Red Cross teachers showing viewers different strokes, etc. . . In another city, cops stopped a motorist — all of which was televised — gave him a ticket, but only in this instance the "ticket" was to thn ball game because he had been driving carefully. To speculate a bit farther, if global warfare breaks out again it is entirely possible that world-wide television relays will bring to viewers the actual battles! Ah, this television ! Really, how can anyone afford to pass up this miracle of the age. Relieve me, folks, a television set in your home will bring new warmth and comfort to your living room. Deride now and then come in and see the new General Klectrit- at BI.YTHK- VII.T.K $AI,F.S CO., 109 E. Main St. Phone: Sfilfi. what makes the cost Water works installations have never been cheap. They were expensive in l'J-10. They cost a lot more today. The mile of cast iron pipe you could have installed for §11,000 in 1910 costs $17,000 today. The pumping station that cost S/00,000 ten years ago will involve a 225,000 expenditure now. It cosl 51,850,000 to install a 50 million gallon per dav filler plant in 1910. The same system installed today will cosl 51,250.000. Maintenance costs have risen proportionately. Take coal for the pumping station. The fuel hill that ran $175 a day in 1910 will reach SI00 a day now. Trucks thai cost §Sf)0 (en years ago are now priced at SI,70ft. Water softening chemicals that cost §11 a ton are S2.'i. A good pickaxe costs $3.75 as against S2.00 in 1940. To provide a 25 per cent increase in available waler for a community of 50,000 will cost approximately S200.000; lo provide a 50 per cent increase the hill will be 5100,000; to provide 100 per cent increase, it will run lo $700,000. These approximations do not take into consideration the hundred and otic special conditions which might lessen or increase lire costs for any particular city. Hut they show how the figures mav be expected to shape up. One think you can be sure of. To increase waler facilities at anv lime in the near future is going to cosl a lot more money lhan pas't experience has led most people in the business lo expccl. Blytheville Water Co. "Water It Your Cheapest Commodity"