The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 1, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 1, 1952
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MONDAY, DEC. 1 1MB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Stevenson Will Have Hands Full Trying to Run Demos By JAMES MABLOW WASHINGTON W)_Gov. Stevenson will have his hands full U he tries to preside over the Democratic party. The Democratic party Is a pretty big family, full of people with conflicting notions and ambitions. Including those with ambitions for the presidency for themselves in 1956. To them Stevenson will be a rival, not a leader, unless somehow he removes himself from all presidential consideration four years from now. So far he hasn't even hinted at what he thinks about another While House try. Stevenson's rough days start when he tries to point the direction for the Democrats In Congress— even those without "presidential hopes — since they are as split in their thinking as the Republicans. He can hardly expect unanimity among the Southern Democrats for his parly leadership.' Some'of them showed how they fell about his leadership by leading their states Into the Republican camp on election day. . • '. Sen. Maybank of South Carolina, one of the Southern states which wenl Republican, already has said he won't accept Stevenson as party lead., That'a just a starter,. before Stevenson even gets the Job. ' While he was In the White House President Truman wa» rightful head of the .'Democrat* although unusually gifted in alienating a lot of them. "Now that he's stepping out, he could try to keep party control. • . He's shown no such intention and probably couldn't exert tbc control If he tried. ... In this country where a party leader is never elected but receives the crown by a sort of vague general agreement or, in some cases a special blessing, Stevenson la the most likely heir to Truman. Even while losing the presidency this time, Stevenson won many friends, and much respect. Truman Is expected to try to make sure o: Stevenson'B succession by means of the special blessing. There' wil be no formal ceremony. This week Truman is giving dinner for the members of his Cabinet and. their wives. He has Invited Stevenson. While they'P passing the biscuits, Truman may hand the governor the .Democratl 1 party torch.. • ••' Eight Convicts, Armed with Knives, Overpower Guards, Flee Prison ; PITTSBURGH (m — Eight convicts, described as "armed and dangerous," used razor - sharp knlvej to overpower Jour guards and a deputy warden at Western State Penitentiary yesterday. They escaped by sliding down a 10-foot wall on a long rope made of sheets • and towels. A ninth convict also got "out but SO minutes later he surrendered meekly in front ol the prison gates. A 10th was caught on the roof'be- fore he could flee. .-.' Police of all nearby states were alerted in the manhunt for the eight convicts, who apparently executed a carefully planned escape for their . successful flight. In the brief fracas before they : went over the wall two prison ; guards were wounded slightly.. : Six of the escapees got away In '• an automobile they stole from a J steel company employe standing j guard near a coal pile, i The other two Just ran away. ' The break cameras the . men ' marched back to the north cellblock after breakfast, toney and ! the.others seized the four guards ' and Howard Brannan, 65-year-old assistant deputy warden, locking them in the cells. Piling boxes on a table;, the convicts cut a hole .through a corrugated Iron ceiling with an electric • cutter from ..the prison" machine , shop. Then (hey pulled themselves Into the loft, pushed slate's from • the roof-anci climbed out. Nine of the 10 men to gain the roof slid down' the sheet-towe rope, climbed over a 10-foot fence and escaped. .While six rushed at the coal pll guard, the other three ran. Within 30 minutes guards* cap ured Clayton Terhune, 29, lloomingdale, N. J. Re is servin a 'life term for beating a travele o death with a stone In May, 199 Tt a tourist camp at Somerset,- Pa Hugh Matticks, 2«, of Pittsburgh *e 10th man to gain the roof, wa Tapped as guards surrounded th building! ;' : ' , Death Takes Holiday KALISPZLL, Mont. l/Pi — For yeara there • hasn't been a dea among 12 of the children of th late Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Reeve The twelve—ranging from 82 yea of age to 52—held a family reunio here recently. The last time 'one the 'children'.idled was in 1880. Housewife 30, Runs Home From Iron Lung by Telephone !_IM PICKINGS—"Snowball," th« Chicago- zoo's enterprising polar b«ar, whiles away a dull afternoon reaching for stray peanuts outiide t"* , cage. The bear facts of the case ar« that Snowball Is bored, now that the tourist season is over with, and there are few ot those funny people to watch, anymore. '52 Most Costly, Red Cross Says WASHINGTON (/P) — The Amer- can Red Cross says the year end- ng last June 30 was its most costly disaster year since 1937. The national organization spent S103,605,783 at home and abroad Tor humanity during the past fiscal year, it reported yesterday. Of this total 121,100,445 wa« spent In aiding 32,100 families !n 300 disaster operations in 45 states and three territories. A major portion went ! to flood .victims In Kansas, Missouri. Oklahoma, and Illinois. By HOWARD C hejn VAN NUYS, Calif. OB — Mrs. Mary Ann Huff Is rearing her children and running her household from an iron lung. : She does It by telephone. : The pretty 30-year-old polio vie- Urn has been In the respirator for three years, she can move her head from side to side, just » little. Otherwise, she's totally paralyzed. But 'she's cheerful and lull ol hope, and she says her home runs as smoothly as It did before she was stricken. The mouthpiece ol Mrs. Huff's phone is much like that ot a headset, and Is in a special mounting. It curves up along the left side of her face. On the other side is a switching gadget 'with a slim, sensitive lever. When she brushes this lever with her cheek she makes contact with a central operator, Y who -takes her number. To disconnect, she grasps ,the lever with her teeth. The" slight pull this biting motion is sufficient to break the circuit. Her two sons. Hank, 8, Johnnie 5, look up numbers for her. A list of important ones Is pasted on the back of her respirator mir ror. These Include fire, police and other emergency numbers, so tha she can safely be left alone for reasonable periods of time. Feelln[ of Independence "This has given me ray firs 1 feeling of Independence in thre 'I orde I orde BetterCough Relief When new drugs or old fail to help your cough or chest cold don't delay. Crtomulsion contains only safe* helpful, proven ingredients and no narcotics to disturb nature's process. It goes into the bronchial system to, aid nature soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronciia! membranes. Guaranteed to please or your druggist refunds money. Crepmulsion has stood the test of many millions of users. CREOMULSION .itlitvtt CMIKM, Clwit Celd*. Acutt IrOtfKhctit years," she said-today, the groceries by phone. the children's clothing by phone, f they aren't right, I send them iack. I even (ell the barber how want him to cut Johnnie'* hair." Her Christmas shopping! It's all done. .. . •. Mrs. Huff ipent two yeara in a hospital. When she came home It was to a new house. Her husband, lenry Huff, a vice president of Slick Airways, planned It with her esplralor In mind. Mrs. Huff has L special room from which she can see by mirror into the living room and, through a picture window, to the tree-lined street be- 'ond. The other direction her room looks out upon the garden. Doorways are wide enough to accommodate the respirator; entrances are equipped with ramps. "My chief determination Is to live as normal a life as possible," ays Mrs. Huff. "That's why felt I Just had to get out of the hospital. Hank and Johnnie har been with Ihelr grandmother, bu I decided that since they were my children I should be rearing future of U.S. foreign Aid Is Up to Ike PHILADELPHIA f/P)—The future if the U, S. foreign aid program n the Far last depends largely in President-elect Elsenhower's orthcomlng trip to Korea, say» Harold E, Stassen, Stassen, recently named by El- ienhower to head the Mutual Security Agency In Ihe new admlnls- ration, appeared yesterday on the American Broadcasting Company radio and .television show "Junloi Press Conference." : The Korea visit, the preslden f the Dnlverslty of f«nntylY»n1a »ld, (hould place the general In lose contact with changing'con- ittoni In the Pacldc ana Asiatic area*, For This Christina* An* a Lifetime ... 'MORE FAMILIES BUT WORLD BOOK Than Any Other ENCYCLOPEDIA Help your children win mema! Just j 1* down and ** a month bring* World Book Into roar home. Call BUI ration at MM. them." "My goal Is a portable ches respirator." she confided. *'Tben I can go to the beach with the boys." ;••-', More Bibles than novels. are sold annually COLDS MISERIES? 1 WHY DON T YOU TRY 666 it'-. ditFrr.-m. ll - I im- I, Mcil KM n il ,.lh, r- • f.ul.-'l M.ii. tr-, 1,1.1.. Rotted tninka • of, Ullea the forest are us«o. 10 provfel* bonding agent (or wood fiber wi board In a-new process. Wood cayed by brown rot I* uw typ»| used. See Sears Catalog for Cigaatk Sehetim Our "Chrlstma* Book" i» )wnin«d fuH •* Merry Christmas for the kiddto*. Scar* . brings the, toy chops of the world to y«a. Com* in and se« our Toy Display. Shop Sean Catalog and Pay less Save real money wh«n you «ho» for ttto kiddies. Stop by and place your ord*r *r shop by phone . . . it's so easy! CALL 8131 SIARS ROEBUCK AND CO. Catalog Sales Office 217 B. Main * Blytheville, Ark. for Quick Relief of ASTHMA and HAY FEVER Tested, Proved, Accepted and Used by Thou lands I AsAmoMftfrin't patented nebulizer a«d effective Solution "A" Inhalant 9>vts quick relief, or your •toriey bockf KIRBY DRUG STORES not for water alone Look at your water .bill; then look behind ill Consider some Hems which might well appear, but dm't. " There's no reference to medical service, yet the health of your community, of your family and of yourself is protected by the vigilance of the men who check and .treat and reeheck water to make sure it's safe for you. ; There's no fee for securing reduced fire insurance rates, yet the whole schedule of these rates is substantially reduced if an adequate public water supply — so necessary to an effective defense against fire — is available. . -" There's no contribution levied for community development, yet key industries can produce goods and provide employment only because a dependable water supply is available. Without a continuing How of water, sewers could not b« properly flushed or streets kept clean. . '-.'.' •' \ You could conceivably obtain enough water through your own efforts to satisfy your thrist, clean your body, and water your garden. But only through an organized system of collection, storage, distribution and treatment can water resources be mobilized to produce the broader benefits which you, as a citizen, enjoy. , The price which you and all consumers pay for the mater yon use helps to meet the~costs of, making these benefits available to all. Without a water works system, the cost of urban living would. be prohibitive!. > i • Blytheville Water Co. "Water It Your Cfejapcft Commodity" with the Purchase of any ... . - ^-. ,..-.• INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SPECIAL DECEMBER OFFgR Buy a wonderful hew International Harves- ter refrigerator or home freezer at -Delta Implements and you'll receive a big Christ- mas turkey absolutely FREE! You'U receive a liberal trade-in allowance for your old refrigeration, too. A FREE turkey and Big trade-in allowance! A real opportunity to SAVE! This offer expires December 20th. Don't wail, hurry down to Delta Implements or call 6863 TODAY! ; ' DELTA ements, Inc "Your International Harvester Dealer" 312 S««iHi 2nd PhQiw 6863

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