The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 3, 1952
Page 6
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(ARK.)' COURIER 7 WEDNESDAY,'DEC. 8/1981 Summerfield Started Late lit Politics, Moved Fast »? NBA •r MU Benriee TLIITT, Mich— (NEW— The new Postmaster - General - designate Arthur Eliwlrth Bummerfleia, •ude a Ut* itart In politics, but h«'e itwae up for trmt deficiency «nth - • super-speed rise through the R«t«blic*n Party. That ri»e, from hfs first job ',f ' ortenlEing a rally for Wendell Willkle In Genese« County,. Mich., to •Natlohal Ch«Irm«n of the Republican Party and now a cabinet poat, U the result of Summerfield's ctpiclly tor work und'hls ability to produce reiults. .It wis In .1940 that Siimmerficld took the first step on the road to the ^Postmaster-Generalship. By then he was a successful 41-year-. old ^buslhesmari . in Flint;, arid an ardent, but amateur, Republican; A local rally, planned for the OOP nominee of that rear, Willkle, flz- tied badly. Angered by that ineffective effort, Summerfield took over. He organized a campaign committee that not only produced » wildly successful rally, but went on from .there to deliver the county and 'also'; the itate. Into the Wllikle column In the election. • * * • -. ODCC in the ortanfftation, Summer field found he liked the work- arid the Republican leaders recog- nl»<J 'In him a worker of Intense ^ enthuslaam. Because of hU business p btckjround, he was given the, chore of reorganizing fund-raising method* hi Michigan for the Party. * His nicceu was so outstanding that his. methods became known'as the "Su'mmerfleld Plan" ln ( Repub- llc»n circle. Finance officers from other gtate organisations came to Michigan to study the plan, and the name of Summerfield began tl be known outside Michigan. By lsH», he WM executive chairman of the Republican National Strategy Committee, devising the .strategy for the IBM Congressional election*. He resigned the post lat- after a disagreement with 'Guy Ma® . . . Arthur Summerfield . . He played a waiting rime . man before the convention. He played a waiting 'game, and his t'lnnl move 'Into-,the Eisenhower cnmp was/a major, factor tn securing the nomination for the General. These tactics were rewarded the day, after the convention, when Siimmefleld replaced Gabrlelsbn a< National chairman, and, later, when he was. named Eisenhower's campaign manager. Ifow 83, Summerfield Is i hearty, brown-htitred, nattily-dressed man, who looks like a successful salesman — which he Is. He quit school to go to work. His first Job was on a production line. rrom there, hn progressed into the real estate and oil businesses but kept coming back Into the automobile line. Finally, In 1929, he opened the Summerfield : Chevrolet Company In Flint. The depression that year hit him hard, but he hung on. Today, his company has branches In Grand Rapids and Clio, and Is one of the largest automobile agencies In the nation. His appointment re-establishes an old tradition In American poll- tics and government. The Job of| Postmaster-Qenernl has usually I gone as a reward to the national nfwl te name hiscnalrman of the party In power. Oatrlelsea, then Republican Na- tfewl Chairman. 'But he wa« back In the headlines in a Me way In Chicago, at the contention that nominated Elsenhow- er. 'H* wu the National Commlt- teemen front Michigan, and chairman of tht Michigan delegation. In effect, he controlled * vital block •f M «e!e*e*e<. Lock of Funds . . May Threaten . .; Drouth Relief . . . LITTLE ROCK (« — Lack' of /unds may threaten the emergency hay supply program to drouth • hit Arkansas farmer*, the Department of Agriculture said yesterday. Th« deportment s»id thai 18 million alloted to the program Is running out and whether the program continues Is up to the next Congrefta. J. L. Wright, atat* chairman of the Mobilization ; Committee here, said that 2»,*22 tons of hay have been ordered for Arkansas clnce August. He. said only 12,896 tons hava been delivered. Uninvited Buck 'Crashes' Home HUNTINGTON, Pa. (/[>—A 200- pound, eight-point deer' crashed through a picture window Monday Into th'e home of Dr.'and Mrs. William Todd. It : demolished three rooms of'-furniture before 'It-'vac' killed. After" smashing living room furniture, the deer descended to ihe basement lailndry where the washer, dryer anti froner were battered and unset. Then the deer turned his attention to'the basement playroom. Gen. Strickler Gets Appointment OOEPPINGEN, Germany OP) — V. B, Seventh Army headquarters announced yesterday the appointment of MaJ. Gen Daniel B. Strickler, commander of the O. S. 28th' Infantry Division, an chief (if the; U. S. military assistance and advisory group for Ttaly. Gen. Strickler was lieiitenant governor of Pennsylvania when the President Truman broke the-tradl- tlon'by'appointing Jesse Donaldson, a career postal employe,' to the Job' THE LITTLE PEOPLE'S CHRISTMAS Making Youngsters Hdppy BY V/ALTfSCOTT IFWE CAN PHASEMOSTOFTWEM. WE'LL HAVE PONE OUR f*RT. IP TOYS WERE N6VK^ WE'P HAVE AJOTHING TO THIS TIME OPVSAR'. WEU,V£ CAN ONLY EVEWVEA? AT THIS TIME V^ BUM-DTCrY&ANDCVEBY \ SO «6 te4R ST NICK GATHERS^TUEM UP POR.TME CWLW?£W ) MA ICC A IN THE VIU.A6E. Nunan Indicted On Tax Charge WASHINGTON W —' Afederal grand Jury today indicted Joseph D. Nunan, Jr., former chief of the Internal Revenue Bureau, on charges of Income tax evasion. Atty-Gen. McOranery said the Indictment, returned by a jury sitting In Brooklyn, : N. Y. accuses Nunan of evading payment of $91,- OM.60 In Income taxes' during the 28th was called into service In Germany In 1950. He will leave soon for his new headquarters In the V, S. embassy In Rome, For This ChHstmaa And a Ufetima . . . MOKE FAMILIES BUY WORLD BOOK Than Any Other ENCYCLOPEDIA Help jour children win sncceu! Jdit (10 down 2nd W a month brinra World . Book tntfl your home. Call BUI Fatton at 8890. OE ATKINS MACHINE WORKS COMPLITI iHIIT MITAL tHO* inwcnMu ma . « M AM* (ucnw WIIMM* • «m M**** • MACNSMITN. •M • HAMWAM BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS PHONES: Day 3142; Night 6153 "1 'i if 402 W.M»i» Phon « years 19«-!950. It was during part of that period .hat Nunan was the nation's top collector of taxes is Internal rev- enue commissioner. , L'ast September, the same Brooklyn Jury Indicted DanlelA. Bollch— No. 3 man in the Internal Reveneu bureau under Nunan—on charges. , Oead Courier News classified Adt ilmllar , The new German government *t Bonn operates In an enclave separated from any state much like the American" District of ColumbU. V ADVANCED SPRING PRINTS Karast, «c«fof«» O.VO Misses' iliei fkk « pretty print to add a touch of spring to your winter vordrohe. See V/qrds jelecllon—bright with new details, iparkling' trims.'.Pleated panel Insert W • imort fashion-new foahxe. WARM; /LUXURIOUS LOOKING Coral, XaVa, Vorr 0. 7 O Sim 10 to 19 Holiday gift suggestion for mat special someone— an acelate-idtio quilted duster, smart and flattering for fireside comfort. Others In rayon-satins, crepet, $om* whh eonfrorting tmioa*. Pastel, jewel tones. 406 W. Main ' Phone 4591 C7" : 'SHOP FOR FAMILY GIFTS AT WARDS 6-18 COTTON FLANNEL 1.89 Worm, all-purpose medium weight cotton flannel in »mort, cotaVful plaidt. Convertible collar loeki neat open or doled. Senferized for lairing M . . . toftry napped for tory com- fert. long tails stay tucked In. Wide variety of bright »choo[-time plaid*. See (hem today. 3-STAR BRENT DRESS SHIRTS 2.98 Santorixtd M*a', 14-17 Your choice of white or solid eoten In ftne quality broadcloth. Compare with national broneh telling for much more. Perma-flt collars ifay neat ell day long. They're taper-tailored for ewnfort and mwom fit. GIFT SLIPPERS FOR MEN IKora/y linui O.7O Slni S to U ® Populor Operas .tyled in a new blend fViish. Sturdy and comfortable with durable learner tote*. (3 . A *ine Moc-type erofted from a rugged sited*, like fabric. Sheepskin collar, iturdy leather loki. SMART PRINTED CORDUROY Maar colon O.Ov/ All mtn'i lint Colorful checked or p*old poHerm In rioVlookinfl pinwate''corduroy. Tailored for tporti in* eatual wear In a style all men like. Two-way convertible eollari/ In-or-out bottom*. Smoo* rayon tatta y«be. COLORFUL COTTON FLANNEL Haed-wattabl* 2.89 All *»n\§ tint Warmly napped cotton nannel Sport Shirh in popular fall partemt. Comfortably* cut for sportt or leisure wear. Long sleevet, flap pockets, convertible .collar, in-or-out bosoms. Popular colon. Buy now. REGULAR 9.98 BEDSPREAD Wedding Ring pattern in cotton chenille tufted in white on deep-toned background. GIFT SLIPPERS REDUCED Regular 2.29 Step-ins for children. Red ,and blue leather with sturdy soles. 6-3. REGULAR 4.59 SLIPONS Sa\e on misses' Nylon Slipons — for holiday gifts. Interlock weave for softness. 34-40. WOMEN'S RAYON SLIPS Multifilament rayon crepe plus ace- tale'lhe beauty fiber. Lovely trims. S2-54. ELECTRIC BLANKET SALE Similar single control Electrics sell nationally at 41.90. 5-ye«r guarantee. WOMEN'S TRIMMED GOWNS Lustrous multifilamenl |ra>on rrep*. Wide variety of trimmed pastel styles. 32-44. 8.88 1.84 3.67 1.98 29.75 2.98

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