The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 1, 1950
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PAGE FIVE (ARK.} COtmiEB NEK? fRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1950 Barkley to Sub for Truman In Fall Political Campaign By JACK BELL *WASHINGTON, Sept. 1. (»>)—Vice President Barkley was lined up today to pinch hit for President Truman in an active campaign to re- el«t Democratic members of Contress. ^Barkley told a reporter he has f ed to «pe»d all of October king for Democratic Senate and s« candidates in a dozen or more •tales where control of Congress is likely to be decided in the November election. The Democratic National Committee still is working on Ilis schedule, but the vice President said he Is almost certain to appear in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri Iowa, Colorado, Utah, Washington and California. Eight Democratic and five Republican senators are involved in race in those states, which also elect 20C of the 435 Congressmen. Hartley, Is Silent Although Barkley wouldn't com mnit on the point, the understand Ing is that he will step into th campaign to bat for president Tru man whose plans to cover most i those states in "whistle stop" tou were cancelled after the Korea outbreak. The President preserved his pos' Korean attitude of aloofness by re fusing to predict the outcome the November election. Mr. Truma told his news conference yesterda that since he was no columnist pollster he couldn't forecast wha will happen. William M. Boyle Jr., Hie Derm cratlc national chairman, has sa Mr. Truman may make some rad ~ speeches for Democratic candidat Jmt has indicated there won't be Afty Presidential tours. ' • Truman Limited? State Cotton Picking Contest Slated For Sept. 23 Near Pine Bluff Dorcas Class Has Monthly Session The monthly business and social •neeling of the Dorcas Sunday chool Class of the Calvary Baptist Church was held last, night 'at he home of Mrs. Howard Cald- vell, with 13 members and ones guest attending. Mrs. M'ary Lyon ,'as the class' only guest. Mrs. Ellen Contey, class Uacher, ipened Ihe meeting with i. prayer ifter which the vlce-preslde.nt, Mrs. j. C. Rollison, presided 'over the brief business session. Mrs. Conley presented the devotional followed by the dismissal prayer. In the social hour, games were directed by Mrs. Burley Alford. Refreshments were served. PINE BLUJT, Sept. 1. WJ—The second annual Arkansas Cotton Picking Contest will be held near Pine Bluff Sept. -23, according lo Offie Lites Jr,, general chairman for the event sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. A cash prize of $200 will be awarded the first place winner, the runner-up will receive $50 and third place $25. A cash prize will be awarded Ihe youngsler under 14 ho picks the most cotton. The event' Is open lo men and omen, whites and Negroes. Demonstrations o! mechanical Ickers and cotton dusting will be iven In the afternoon. A cotton all and style show at night will omplete Ihe'program. The President's friends feel that as commander in chief Mr. Truman will be limited in making partisan appeals. Barkley, one of his party's "best campaign speakers, intends to take the offensive against the Republicans with forays'into states where Republican Senators Taft of Ohio, Capehart of Indians, Doiuiell of Missouri, Hickenlooper of Iowa and Millikin of Colorado are trying to hold onto their jobs. As a warm-up for the October campaign- he already has tran- acribed a series of brief radio talks to be broadcast in their home Itates by a dozen Democratic senators who are figured to have battle on their hands in November. These are little more than endorsements ot the party candidates to be followed up later by the ful' -political treatment when the vice President appears in person. Barkley said that in his October apeeches he will pay particular attention to President Truman's ac- tioha arid policies In connection with 16 Attend Initial Board Meeting Despite inclement weather, 1( incmbrrs of Ihe Executive Board o: the senior high Parent Teachers Association met yesterday afternoon at the Home Economics Cot tage with Mrs. Buford Young. 1950 51 president, to discuss the groups work. Materials for the various chair men were distributed and plan for the coming year were suggested following the brief 'meeting, Mrs Young served an iced course. Bridges' Publicity Man lent Up in Barroom CATTY CORNERED-Mickey, Uhie fox terrier, thought he had Tuffy, his neighbor at Laurence Harbor, N. J., cornered, but puss's paws gave the pooch pause. H« kept right on At The Hospitals I.lylhfvillf Hospital ismlssed: Mrs. C. M. Towles, Manila. Mrs Arlie French, City. Walls Hospital ismissed: Mrs J. R. Hazel and baby, Steel Mrs. Francis Orissom and baby, aruthursville. Harvard Purman, City. Mrs. W. T. Stewart, City. Mrs. R, E. Davis, City. Mrs. Claude Thompson and baby, ity. SAN JRANCISCO, Sept. 1. (JP)— Morris Watson, publicity man for Hany Bridges and the International longshoremen's and ^Warehouse- mer.'s Union, was in m hospital today under treatment for painful njuries Incurred in a barroom beating Edward "Mickty" McLaughlin, 43. dock worker chargsti with working Watson over 7/ith t; blackjack, was under $500 bond. He was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Police said McLaughlin attacked Watson In a Market Street bar alter the two argued about Communism. Watson suffered several head and chest bruises and possible fractured ribs. State Rivers development Group Meets LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 1. (AP) A group set up to plan for overall development o[ water use in eight tales reiterated here yesterday that it'll do nothing to Interfere with projects already authoried or sending. The Arkansas-White-Red River >a.iins inter-agency committee idoptetl a policy statement, declaring that all federal projects already authoried or due for Congressional authoriatton will be "thorouyhly integrated into the overall plan." The stalement added that, projects already approved or UN construction should not be discussed at public hearings the committee holds. The statement follows the line of non-interference with prior "projects set out In the congressional act. That set up the committee to make a two-year itudy of resources and needs of the three river basins Six of the eight states affected were represented at yesterday's meeting, the second of monthly sessions planned by the committee. The Arkansas River Basin Association, a non-official Intra-Arkao sas group - devoted to developmen of the Arkansaa River, also me here yesterday. The association'! executive com rrdtt«« voted to recommend tha Congress nert year appropviat 12.000,000 to $15,000.000 to continu with the proposed Dardanelle Dam and to plan for l »«0,000,000 ,Oiar dam. VFW Prepares to Break Camp After 5-Day Chicago Meet CHICAGO, Sept. 1. </]>>—The Vet- i drum and bugle contest in (he clos- erans of Foreign Wars, after a est competition of the annual event. », lively five-day convcnlton, prepared lo break camp and close Ihclr 51st National Encampment today, The selection of Hie 1951 convention cU-y was Hie chief business scheduled at today's final session In the Chicago area. New York and Ix>3 Angeles have put In their bids for next year's convention. There was no contest yesterday In the election of a new command- er-ln-chlef. Clitules a. nails, a Seattle lawyer and a Marine veteran, was unanimously elected lo the post, He moved up from senior vice commander to succeed Clyde A. Lewis of plnttsburg, N. Y. The 10.694 delegates eligible to vote also unanimously elected Frany C. Hilton o! Wye-missing, Pa,, as senior vice commander. The winner was James W. Cothran of Blshopvlllc. S, O. The veterans staged their colorful drum and bugle team competition before an estimated 35.000 In soldier (teld last nigM. The corporal Frederick W. Reilly post of Philadelphia won the senior closed The Philadelphia group copped lop honors by hosing out the LI.. Norman H. Prince post of Boston, whinners in 1940, 1UI7 and 1948. Eureka Springs Man Cleared in Slaying EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. (AP) - Bd Cunningham, 35, has been cleared in the shotgun slayln of his half-brother, Carlos Ball, 2 Aug. 24. Cunningham was dismissed aft hearing in a justice of the peace court yesterday. Testimony was that he acted in sell defense. Prison Blood to Aid Wounded in Korea . DANNEMORA. N.Y., Sept. I. W)— Blood donated by 212 Inmates of Clinum State Prison will help some of the fighting men wounded 'In Korea. A Red Cross mobile unit from Syracuse collected 196 pints of blood at the prison yesterday. Warden J. Vernal Jackson reported. RED TALES IN THE RUNDSCHAU-This reproduction of a page from the Soviet-sponsored O/erman newspaper "Tagliche Rundschau" purportedly shows atrocities committed in Korea by American troops, (n the top picture, seven men are lied lo posts by soldiers wearing American MP helmets. In the center pholo- gcaph, a dead Korean woman is curled up with the body ol her slain infant in her arms. Picture at left, below, purporls to show a North Korean partisan being led lo the rear by two American soldiers, one of whom is twisting the Communist's arm. At lower right, a young Korean girl is lied lo a post with a large! dol over her breast The caption for this lasl picture reads: "This innocent young Korean girl serves Ihe murderers as a living target." The accompanying slory stated that all the pictures were taken from the pockets of an "American military attache in Seoul." Death Rate Lower In England, Wales LONDON — lift— The death rale in England and Wales In 1048 was the lowest ever recorded, but Ihe cancer loll is Increasing. The Reg- Islrar General's statistical review of the year Just published here shows deaths at 488,045. a rale of 11 per Ihousand of the civilian population and a decrease of 46,946 on the previous year. Previous lowest rate was 11.4 per thousand in 1030, when deaths numbered 455,427. Deaths from cancer accounted for 19.432. or 16.9 per cent, compared with 15.1 per cent In 1041 and 13,9 per cent In 1938. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center* MANILA, ARK. • Matinees Sat. A Sun. I Ph. 68 l.asl Times Today 'Untamed Breed' with Sonny Tufts are believed to have n watermelons' J'nvor. COMING SOON SATURDAY "The Old Frontier" wilh Monty Hale Saturday Owl Show 'Side Walk Ends' with Dana Andrews lotion Growers' Income May Near that of 1949 { Price Reaches 40c LITTLE ROCK. Sept; 1. W—If otton reaches a price of 40 cents er pound. Arkansas growers' total 950 income may be close to that of ast year in spite of a sharp re- uctlon in acreage. Cotton for future delivery touch- d the 40-cent mark on the new otton exchange yesterday for the irst time In 30 years. Last year Arkasnas' cotton acreage was 2.616,000. This year the federal control program cut the al- owable acreage to 1,965,000, but farmers actually porduced $257,054.000 for Arkansas growers. At 40 cents a pound, a crop from 1.720.COO acres—assuming per-acre yield was unchanged—would produce about $240.000,000. . RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday 'Dynamite Pals r with TIM HOLT Watch for the Date r( m PRSSIDH PIHYS^ COMPLETE SHOWS NIGHTLY u BLYTHEVILLCS ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE, Open Week Days 6:45 , Show Starts 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 Last Times Today DOUBLE FEATURE —PLUS SKYLINE '/2 mi. No. of Blylheville On Hiway 61 SKYLINE LAST TIMES TON1TE serve as chairman oT ft county Democratic committee, Attorney General Ike Murry says. The opinion went to Deputy Prosecutor John !_.. Anderson of Helena. Judge Ruled Ineligible LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 1. (AP) — A municipal Judge is ineligible to .// Last Times Today "The Great Train Robbery' with Tom Conway Saturday "Boss of Boom Town Rod Cameron Saturday Midnile Show Trouble Makers Bowery Boys. SATURDAY ONLY BARGAIN NITf SHOW STARTS 7:30 P.M. 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