The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 27, 1952
Page 12
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FACTTWHtTB BLYTHEVILLE (AWL) COURIER KEWi Genfry Ca//s High Court's Ruling On Ballot Case 'Political Opinion! OONWAY tfl—The Arkansas Sup-* reme Court's ruling last week on A ballot position case was termed a "politic*! opinion" here yesterday, bjr Democratic Atty. Gen. Nominee Tom Gentry. Speaking at the annual fall meeting of the Arkansas Associated Press, Gentry also said the 1953 legislature probably would be asked to repeal a law which allows utilities to charge higher rates under. bond. Gentry, who was not a party lo the ballot case before the Supreme Court, said "every open-minded lawyer I've talked to is in complete agreement that the'Supreme Court Issued a political opinion." The high court, in a 4-3 decision last Tuesday, refused to allow candidates to : run at large In ttio Pulnski County stale Senatorshtn race. Republican William A. Cheek of Little Rock had requested that he 'and three Democratic nominees run at large for three senatorial posts, without naming their positions. Did Not Elaborate On Ibe utility bond Issue, Gentry did not elaborate on his statement that a repeal request would "be made to ihe legislature. The question was posed in'connection wllh an application by Southwestern Sell Telephone Co. for a $2.3 million rate- Increase. The firm, under present l»w, Is allowed to collect higher rates under a bond which guarantees subscribers ~ a refund If the rates are denied. • Gentry, In discussing the proposed Mack-Blackwell amendment, said he hoped it would "cure some UIs" but added he didn't believe the highway situation would be entirely : satisfactory ; "until Ihtrc'B one man;you can put your finger on M being responsible." 'The Mack-Blnckwell amendment, which will appear on the November ballot, would revise tho Highway Commission. Tho Nominee also said ho plans to ask the 1953 legislature lo ndd four asslstanls lo the allorney general's office and allow Ihe office to. assume* legal duties now performed by seven lawyers in other slaie departments. At.a morning biis!ness v session, the editors and publishers mncle plans for Associated Press overage of Ihe Nov. 4 election and the ;1953 Arkansas Legislature. Red Guerrilla Attacks Decline KUAIA LTJMPAR,. Mnlayn (in— Gen. Sir Rob Lockhnrt said today, that : Communist guerrilla attacks in -Malaya: have" shown a "marked decline" in the last few months. But.Loclc.hart, deputy director o[ anti-Communist operations In the British-protect peninsula, cmitioncd no end Is In sight for the shooting war' which has gripped this rich All 6 Children In One Family Hove Six Fingers LITTLE BOCK, Ark. Wl — The six children of a Ark., couple are gery next week Holly Springs, lo undergo sur_ - - for removal of extra fingers and toes. All six children of Mr. and Mrs, John H. Brown were born wllh six fingers and six toes. Mrs. Brown, who also has extra digits on her hands and feel, said the biggest problem of 12 lingers and 12 toes Is economy. She Bald everyone In the family has had to have extra width gloves and shoes —which can run Into money. Caribbean Storm Sweeps to East MIAMI, Fin. M—A Caribbean hurricane that ripped across Cuba with 185-mlle-an-hour winds and threw a scare the Southeast Florida Coast appeared to be losing force as it swung eastward in the Atlantic today. It still was considered a potentially dangerous storm with maximum winds about hurricane force H5 miles per hour) nnd the Miami Weather Bureau saltl shipping In Its path should exercise caution, At 5 a.m. (BST) today the hurricane was about 2t5 miles east- southeast of Nassau, In the Bahamas, moving oust or northeast at about seven miles nn hour. Duchess of Kent Leaves Singapore SINGAPORE HV-The Duchess ot Kent snld good bye (oday to Singapore and Malaya after a 27-day tour of ISiitlsh South east Asia. The mint of Queen Elizabeth n left by plane for Hong Kong where she will spurn) five days before returning to Britain. Visa Fees Waived MANILA '(IP, _ The Philippines government has approved a foreign office proposal to exempt tourists from $15 vLsa fees to encourage Its tourist trade with the United States. The recommendation WB* made after a survey showed 39 countries required no visas for Americans, 14 did not require passports, while seven others Issued visas free of charge. Read Courier News classified Ads., Coast Guard Searches for Missing Plane MIAMI, ria. (m — The Coasl Guard continued Its search today for Gordon Clauser, 10-year-old Norman, Okla., man who rcporled his plane was running out of fuel over water east of Miami Saturday night. Four planes and assorled surface craft carried on the search for Clauser, who may have been Ibe victim ot * hurricane he tried to tame wllh a secret formula. Clauser's wife told (he Miami Herald by telephone from her home In Norman her husband had come here lo fly into the slorm so he could scatter pellets In the turbulent clouds, confident he could stop Ihe hurricane passing east ot Florida. "He didn't want anyone lo kn»w what he wag doing," she said, "because he wanted to test his theory." ( ' She said he operated a hall prevention company the past two years and believed he had stopped a tornado near Flalnvieu", Tex., last year. Hottie (Beulah) McDaniel, Dies HOIiYW.OOD W)—Actress Hnl- tle McDaniel, the "Beulah" of radio nnd television nnd an Acnderny Awnrd-wlrinfng movie actress, died yesterday of cancer. She wns 51. Illness forced her retirement from the "Beulah" .show more than a year ngo. The show continued oh radio through use of radio trnns- scrlptlons of her voice. Ml.« McDaniel wns the first member of the Negro -race to receive an Acndemy Award, won In 1938 for portraying Scarlett O'Hnra's mam my in "Gone With the Wind." The smallest star ts believed to be about 2,500 miles In diameter, says the National Geographic Society. QUALITY MI ECONOMY! titv'aml rubber country for the lasll four years. St.Joseph Keep It . Easy to give. tab I eta are !1 adult close. Ana children Ilka the hcaUMuL oranga flavor. Something Every Businessman Should Know There arc two kinds of insurance that you should think about, — which protect you from (heft. JIurglai-y insurance protects againsf theft from without — fidelity bonds against theft from \vithin. Nearly every day you pick up (he paper you read about a burglary — nnd no business house is immune. Less common — but much more serious is (he danger of theft from within. An employee who has Hccess lo the cash transactions can bleed your business for weeks and months and sometimes for years. If you don't have complete information on these (wo essential forms of business insurance, then come and see us at The Insurance Department of The Farmers Bank. There is never any charge for a visit. THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT — G. H. ROBSON, Manager FARMERS BANK 4 """' COMPANY The Oldest Bank In Mississippi County "TIME TRIED — PANIC TESTED" F.D.I.C.—*!«,*** Each Dtposlt Member FefenI Rocm Air Force Gives 'Self-Defense' Order to Pilots, Commanders By ELTON' C. FAY WASHINGTON )« _ The Air orce Is leaving t(? Its pilots and 'erseas commanders the decision what lo do If Soviet fighters gain attack American planes fly- e peaceable missions over non- usslan territory, A USAP spokesman mutfe It aln toUay, In answer to quesllonj;, at the crews of a piano, like the 29 shot down by Russian fighters rei- Japanese waters earlier this onth, has the right to fire back In elf-defense. However, the American plane owned by Soviet gunfire Oct. 7 >uld not have fired back because wasn't prepared for shooting, s guns were "tied down" during ie routine training flight to the orlhern tip of Hokkaido, Another answer by the spokes- ian Indicated the Air Force now ready to cope with any such .tucks l;y Soviet fighters by as- gnlng a fighter-plane escort when veiled. The spokesman snld, Jay-to-day tactical considerations ctate whether escort Is pro- dcd." Blanket Authority Tills double-barreled self-defense •ogrnin—apparent blanket nutlior- y for plane crews to protect thein- :lves and for commanders lo as- Sn flfe'lilcr escort when needed- corns directly related to the for- lal nolc sent lo Russia by the late Department Oct. 17. That note, protesting the Oct. 1 iclderit and demanding compen- itlon for the loss of (he B23 and ic clijlit men aboard, urged the Soviet government seriously lo iisleler the grave consequences hlch can flow from Its reckless ractice, If persisted In, of attack- ig without provocation the "air- raft 'of other states." Apparently, one grave conse uence could be the failure of ussiart fighters to return'to base alter an attack on American air- iraft. After World War II 11 became Air Force practice to send out unescorted planes on routine weather surveys and similar missions in Par East and European areas near Soviet-controlled territory. Tlie spokesman said: Flfhltr Escorts Ordered "In no case do these routine scheduled flights impinge on ter rltory of other nations unless by specific prior agreement. "Infrequent day B29 combat reconnaissance flights over Worth Korea may be provided fighter escort for periods In which enemy fighter attacks could be Juanched. "The routine flight of the B29 lost over Hokkaido, Japanese territory, was noncombat, and therefore, was unescorted. "Routine- noncombat flights by B2» s are generally performed under visual condilions to insure that there Is no intentional border violation." During the last two years Soviet interceptor planes have made a number of deadly or alarmingly close attacks on United States aircraft. The first serious incident occurred in 1950. shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War, when Red planes shot down an American Navy piano over International waters in the Baltic Sea. Prom time,to time, Soviet fight ers, by closing in on nnd firinp near misses, have harassed U.S. aircraft flying the air corridor from Western Europe to Berlin, Casualties Identified WASHINGTON W»—The Defens Department today identified 109 Korean War casualties In a new list (No. 619) lhal included 15 killed, 83 wounded, four missing and seven Injured." LEFFEL GEXTRT—Little Rock attorney who directed both of Gov.-Deslgnate Francis Cherry's successful primary campaigns, is heading the Democratic Party's drive to keep Arkansas iii the Dcsnlcratic column in the Nov. 4 presidential election. Gentry assumed the responsibility after being named chairman of the state Democratic Execulive Committee. MONDAY. OCTOBER tT, IMi 15-Year-Old Boy Faces Kidnap Charges; Confederates Sought CHATTANOOGA, Term. M — A Nashville youth today faces a hearing on federal charges of kidnaping and car theft here as police In three states hunt his partners In a wild highway kidnaping spree. Virgil LeMay,' 15, was placed under $12,000 bond in Nashville Saturday when arraigned before U. S. Commissioner J. W. Moore. He protested that he was forced to lake part in the wholesale highway kidnaping of 20 persons In three days on penally of death. _, "I didn't kidnap anybody," he protested. "He forced me into it!" LeMay referred to James P. Hill, 28, of Pramlngham, Mass., who with Charles E. Hopkins, 19, of Jacksonville, Pla., also is charged in the case. Both Hill and Hopkins are Florida ex-convicts. LeMay has served time in the state reformatory for purse snatching nnd truancy. The trio split up in Atlanta Friday. Hopkins -spent two nights at Scottsboro, Ala., before heading west toward Huntsvllle, using the SO UPSET BY 'CHANGE OF LIFE' I SCREAMED AT MY HUSBAND!" writw Mrs. M. lfeb*facfcer of Ml. Vorrwn, N. Y. "Now I 4-m'l iuH«r fr*m 'hoi H«sh«i' and n*rvouu>»t,l«miwr _ _ • Are you going i n>i.'" through "change of life" . . . suffering the "hot flashes," nervous tension, Irritability, weakness and other types.of luncttonally-caused distress of this difficult Hme? What Doctors' T«it« Showodt Then ... here's hope for you! In tests by doctors. Lydla Plnfclmm's Coin- pound and Tablets gave relief from such distress .... In 63% ana 80% (respectively) nf the cases tested. Complete or ilrikina relief I Surely you know that LydlR Pinkham'fi is scientifically modern fn tctionl But do you know what It will do for you? Not If you haven't expeilenced the relief of tension, "flashes 1 ' and Irritability It BO often brings at eucn times! Before another day has passed, try Lydla Plnkhnm's Vegetable compound or new, improved Tablets with added ' Iron . . . and discover how much easier your "change of life" may be! rounder women and girls— suffering from functions! pains, monthly cramps and distress of menstruation' - find Plnkham's wonderful too! It contain* no pain-deadening drugst It ftcts through R7mpaifce4k nervous sjstem lo rrlteia dfcrtretti of "heft* *«IM" 1 Dime Billy Lauderdale the second night. Whereabouts of Hill remained a mystery to officers, bul he had been reported hiding out somewhere in the Atlanta area. At Scottsboro, some 45 airline miles southwest of here, Highway Patrolman Preston Bryant said Hopkins tiptoes out of a hotel be-, fore dawn yesterday and was last seen wanting toward Huntsvllle. During their wild spree, which began at Valdosta, Ga., Ihe trio stole four cars. All of the victims escaped and none was Injured seriously. Most were robbed of relatively small amounts of cash and valuables. ~. rr .. •< More Government farms SAN FRANCISCO (ft— The Pelp- Ing radio heard here save 153 government-run farms will be opened next year In Northwest China. Your Child WILL LIKE THIS NEW COUCH HELP For cougEis and acute bronchitis due to cofds you can now gei Creomulsion specially prepared forChildren in a new pink and blue package and, be sure: (1) Your child will like it (2) It contains only safe, proven ingredients. (3) It contains no narcotics to disturb nature's processes. • (4) It will aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed throat and bronchial membranes, thus relieving Ihe cough and promoting rest and sleep. Ask for Creomulsion for Children in the pink and blue package. CREOMULSION FOR CHILDREN rer^vei Ccu^hi, Ctwit Ccldi.'Acuf* Rnmchltta Was This Trip Hecessary? These days, all Americans are asking themselves: "Did we have lo gel into this Korean mess?" "Couldn't ii have been slopped early in the game?" And parenls ol draft-age sons are asking themselves: "Is my son paying lor Administration bungling in our foreign policy? 9 Questions like these deserve answers-rfemo/j^ answers. If the Admii* istration cau'l reply frankly-Lo your satisfaction-it certainly doesnV deserve your confidence. And this November, it surely doesn't deserv* your vote! Of course/the State Department has tried lo explain. But if you'r» stilinal satisfied willi llicir'slory, it's lime lo turn somewhere else-<# someone else. It's lime to listen to Dwight D. Eisenhower. And here are Ike's own words on ihe reasons hehind the Korea mess: "Wily are we at war in Korea? ' "We are in llial war because lliis Administration grossly underestimated the actual threat. "We are'in that war because this Administration allowed America, in a lime when strength was needed, to become weak. Consequently it felt impelled to take iu forces out of thai region. ' "We are in that war because, having helped set up the ' Korean Republic, and knowing that slrehgth was bein- massed against that Republic north of its borders there was a failure lo build up adequate strength in Korea's own defense forces. "We are in that war because this Administration abandoned Cluna to the Communists. •"We are in tbat war because tins Administration announced to all tho world that it bad written off most ot the 1- ar Lasl as beyond our direct concern." Doesn't that all make sense - ihe best sense you've heard you want for Isn't It's Time For A Change - for the better! Vole for and Political Advertisement Paid for bj- ' Citizens for Eisenhower Committee 105 E. Main James Hil!, Jr., Chairman .1 •

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