The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 25, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 25, 1952
Page 6
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nun ocrintneK Arkansas News Briefs— PSC Suspends Western Union Rate Schedule for Hearing Br the As tool a ltd Pres« LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansai Publlo Service Commission yesterday suspended an Increased rate schedule filed by Western Union, the customary procedure pending a hearing. The telegraph company has askert a boost, of $9,559 annually in I Us InlraMale rates to offset higher operating costs. Move to Abandon Rail Service Set for Hearing LITTLE ROCK—An application by the St. Louis - Southwestern Railway for authority to abandon two, dally round-trip passenger trains operating in Arkansas will be heard by the Public Service Commission Oct. 3. The Commission yesterday r-fl a hearing on (he proposed abandonment of trains between Memphis and Dallas nnd Lowisvllle, Ark., and Shrevcport. Arkansas points served by the trams, which the railway says are losing money, Include StiiUuarL, Pine Bluff nnd Camdcn. Revenue Inspector Fred Miller Is Discharged LITTLE ROCK—State Revenue Inspector Fred Miller of Garland County has been discharged, Revenue Commissioner Carl Parker said yesterday. Parker said Miller was removed from the state payroll Sept. 15, and that the bonding company which bonds all Revenue Depart- Lindscy to Seek 'Help' LITTLE ROCK — State Police Director Herman Llndscy is going to ask the 3953 General Assembly for 50 additional patrolmen and more office help. Limisey said his request will be contained in the budget he presents to the Arkansas Legislative Council. Authorized compliment for the State Police Is 102 patrolmen, and there arc three temporary vacancies. Lindsey said. PRS Names Secretary MEMPHIS—Mrs. Virgene Robinson of Little Rock is the new secretary of the MidsoutH Chapter of the Public Relations Society. 'Mrs, Robinson, director of the Publicity Division ol the Arkansas Resources nnd Development Commission, was elected at, the group's meeting here yesterday. Bond Issue Vote Is Set LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock voters will he asked to rule,.on n proposed $500,000 bond issue to finance improvement and expansion of the city's fire department in the November election. Mayor Pratt Rcmmel said yesterday thnt the plan would be submitted lo the City Council Monday. It calls for three nen' fire stations, seven new trucks, a downtown lire alarm system and 20 additional firemen. Paragaultf Mayor FARAGOULD—Paragould Mayor Ike Wilcockson has resigned to become ..manager of the mcnt employes had been notified. He declined to elaborate, but notification of the bonding company is not routine procedure in ilis- mfssnJs, A spokesman for tho bonding firm salrl the company's lawyer would arrange a conference with Miller and Parker toon. t- Newspaper's Staff Gets Indoctrination HONG KONG l/fi — The Communist part newspaper Tn Kims Pao in Chungking, v;rvrtime capital of Chtnn, seems (o hfWR .strfiyed from the pnrty lino with dire rc- siills lor the strayoes. A fllspntch from Chunukinf! says 90 per cent of the staff has boon fifnt off to "reform school" for re- indoctrinatlon, and Lhe circulaiinn manager was marched off to Peoples Court. The dispatch said nn office hoy got Ihe circulation manager's job and a crmple of typesetters moved up to editorial positions. Banana Splits Given for 'A's' in Houston HOUSTON. Tex. W)—Joe A. Simmons, who owns an ire cream store, has Riven children a good reason to Ret "A's"' on their report cards. He Is offering free banana splits to children \vho can shou- him an all "A" card. Every time report cords come out all the youngster has to do Is bring It around to the store. As H consolalotn prize those tvho get two "A'.V phis an "A" in deportment got a free ice cream cone. The native plants from which corn \vas developed never have been determined with any certainly by modem MldSonth Gas Company here. The City Council appointed Tliirr! Ward Alderman Floyd K. Williams nctinR mayor. $ 2,5 In Cash. Prizes! NATKNfil COTTON P!C« CONTEST OCTOBER 3, 1*52 Blythoville, Misiissippi County, Ark. World's Largest Cotton Producing County Contest Open to Anybody From. Anywhere PPJZES! PRIZES! Open Division! First - - $1000.00 Second - - 250.00 Third - - - 100.00 5 Prizes of $50.00 Each 12 Prizes of $25.00 Each Enter Now! Women's Division: First --- - $250.00 Second - - - 100.00 Third - - - 50.00 4 Prizes of $25.00 Each (Women are also eligible for Open Division Prizes.) Don't Wait! Clip This Entry Blank nnd Mail In! 1 HEREBY apply for permission to enter the 13th ANNUAL WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP COTTON PICKING CONTEST to be conducted at BlytheviKe, Arkansas, on October 3, 1952. I agree to abide by the rules covering the contest. Namo ..... St. or R.F.D. .,.,.,.,.,.. ............ '.'.'."'"*"""" ' Dot* I I (Entry F«e of $10.00 Must Accompany This i Application.) ontest , Arkaruaj 'You're My Boy/ Ike Tells Nixon In Emotional Scene at Airport By MORRII-: LANSHF.KG WHEELING, W. Va. l/SWThHt's my boy." A deeply troubled young man heard Oen, Divlght D. Eisenhower «pcak (hose words lo him last night at Ihe end of a long and hard Journey. And Sen. Richard M. Nixon broke jn(o tears. He sobbed for a moment, throw- .ng his hands to his face. Then ho VM ill right. It was going to be all right. For the Call/omla senator—central figure In an unusual political drama — know then, if he hadn't sensed It already, that Elsenhower wanted him to remain as the Republican canditlate for vice president.. The emotional scene look place In the central compartment of Ihe four-engine plane that carried Nixon here for Ihe quickly arranged rendezvous between the senator and the Genera]. Few saw it - oniy ihose who hRd traveled with Nixon /rom Mis- soiild. Mont., where he kept n campaign commitment after delivering his nallon-wide TV and ra dlo report to the people on his finances. For those who looked on. Eisenhower's formal political embrace of Nixon later at a misl-covercd m» 3 /' r rally was an an!i Eisenhower entered the chartered DC6 with a smile. He walked o where Nixon was wain,,* for him, smidshlp. They shook nan* and Eisenhower put his arm around the 3D T ear-old senator. YOU didn't have to come down here to meet me," Nixon said. You're my boy." the general replied, and Nixon broke down They were all smiles when (hey stepped to the door of the plrmc and waved to the cheering crowd lhat hart walled late Into the night. JUSTICE IS BLIND-firsl blind judge to be inducted into office in the hlslorv of Puerto Rico is Viclor Parcs-Collozo who presides over the San Juan Municipal Night Court. His eyesight began failing when he was in high school. lie became a farmer nnd studied low on the side, taking his degree at the University of Puerlo nice in 1951.- Me wont lo Morrislown, N. ]., where the Seeing Kye Institution provided him with Ihi- guide dog Tuck, who goes everywhere wilh him. «TIURSDAY, SEPT, X, 19M inflation in Indo-China Led by Fags, Soft Drinks HANOI. Indo-cina {/TV _ cies reltes. soil and hard drinks Taft Is Believed To Have Pulled Weight for Ike Senator L«av«s Michigan Crowds For Wisconsin Talks GRAND RAPIDS. Mich. MV-Sen Robert A. Tart, having slumped Ihe '•little Tall-lands" of Michigan, *ss believed today to have pulled his personal followinc In this state Into Ihe Elsfnhoiver-Nlxon camp. Taft criss-crossed the elite about 7DI) airline miles yesterday to preach Die theme that he and Eisenhower saw eye-to-eye on virtually all Issues. Today he le/t (or Wisconsin. Making his first campaign swing since he climbed on the bancUvason of Dwirjhl D. Elsenhower, Tan fired audiences in Ihe Western Uppen Peninsula and In Southwestern Mlrhisan for the OOP national t!c- kel. These areas sent Tall delegates to the Chicago National Convention nnd stuck to the Ohio senator to the end. Taft Speaks fo 4.006 Taft spoke to about 4.000 persons yesterday. Part of fits lour was devoted to a defense of the Tall-Hartley Law. which Is under heavy attack by President Truman and Oov. Adlai Stevenson. The rest of the time he hammered the theme lhat excessive federal spending and heavy taxes arc wrecking private enterprise, private incentive and liberty ilself in the United States. "I feel," Taft said, "that Qen. Elsenhower believes as I do that we are spending too much on the milf- tavy and loo much on foreign aid " Addressing 1.500 persons at st Joseph. Taft charged that Stevenson is "concealing what he really believes" when he advocates repeal of the Tall-Hartley Law. Hils at Stevenson He said lhat when Stevenson advocated presidential powers to seize struck, plants In national emergen - cles, the Democratic nominee Is actually endorsing anti-labor Injunctions. Stevenson has condemned the Tall-Hartley Act as being built around the injunction. "Stevenson," Taft said, "indirectly advocates even more stringent labor controls than the Taft-Hart- 137 PAIRS MENS SHOES City Club PRICE Values to 14.95' 745 Consult the tire scole below . . . and if your size is listed, hurry to Martin's for a Real Bargain! Widths 6 6'/» 7 7Vi 8 81/2 9 9!/j 10 10'/ 2 11 11V, 12 STORE Everything For Men & Boys TITO'S BRIDE—Marshal Tilo of Yugoslavia recently revealed lhat In June he was secretly married to the former Jovanka Budfsaljevlc, above. The new Mrs. Bon (Tito's real name Is Joseph Borz) is a veleran of his wartime partisan forces and is still a major In Ihe Yugoslav army. It is his third marriage. ley Law. hut he is afraid to say so." Democratic attacks on the Ian-. 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