The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 2, 1950
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER .i, . (ARx'.y COTJTUER NEWS PAGE THREB Pennsylvanian Senate Race Eyed Closely Governor's Bout Alto Considered 'Sign of Timtt' PHILADELPHIA, Novl 1. W— Pennsylvania'! choice next Tuesday ol » U. S. senator «nd A new gov- U|nor will be watched closely for •Mgn of the times In '52. ^'Th* central figure is James H, Duff, 87-year-old Republican governor who fought the old-guard leadership at the IMS GOP convention, and this year scored a smashing primary victory lhat established him without question as Pennsylvania's No. 1 man in the iwrty. \ Red-headed Jim, ^nominee (or the Senate, heads a ticket which he personally picked for six slate offices. He has been mentioned by both Democrats HIK| Republicans >s a 1952 Presidential possibility. His opponent is Senator Francis Myers, top Democrat in Die state, assistant majority leader of the Senate, a steady backer of both New Deal and Pair Deal policies. He has served three terms in the House, one in the Senate. National Campaign Their campaign has been almost exclusively on the national level. Duff accused the Truman administration of wasteful spending, of failure to build up an. adequate defense before Korea, He cited the work of his four-year state administration in public improvements, highways, hospitals and public health recreation. The Democratic senator replied that Republicans hamstrung federal defense preparations, that much of the state program was made possible only by federal appropria- ^tions and programs, and appealed j£ the voters to strengthen Presi- ^nt Truman's hand. Duff "couldn't successfully run for president and tt the same time learn how to be fc senator," Myers said. -• ' Duff -has Ignored Myers' reference to his possible Presidential ambitions. And his response was "one thing at a time" when he was introduced *s the "next President of the United States" -at a meeting of the .Republican state committee. While the senatorial contest has token top billing, both Republicans and Democrats have-waged aggressive campaigns for,-; governor with control of th* itatei government at ittke. SWEDEN'S NEW KING WAVKS TO CROWD—Sweden's new ruler King Guslaf. VI, holding his grandson, Crown Prince Carl Gnstaf, waves to crowd from balcony of palace in Stockholf (Oct. 30( after the King finished read- Ing his royal oath. He succeeds his father, King Qustaf V who died Sunday at the age of 92, IAP Wirephoto by radio from I^ondon). Oil Company Lists Income EL DORADO, Ark.! Nov. 5. Ufl— The Lion Oil Company yesterday announced that Its net income for the first nine months of 1950 amounted to $4.45 per share of outstanding stock. :, The report showed net income of $14,861,400 or $8.35 per share before taxes, and net Income after state and federal income taxes of 510,414,876 or $4.45 per share on the 2,340.081 shares outstanding. Net income for the first nine months of 1949 after all charges amounted to $6,422,441. or $2.15 a share on 2.340.001 shares. Col. T. H. Barton, chairman of the board, said "substantial increases are reflected with figures for the nine months showing sales revenue up 26 per cent and net income up 62 per cent." Exhibits at the State Museum at Santa Fe. New Mexico. Include two old stagecoaches, originals and not reproductions, both in good repair. The nuthatch builds its nest in the decayed trunks of trees, so that its young may eat the Insects that flourish In this habitat. Dr. Watson Just a Creation? Letters Indicate Otherwise By ALVIN STINKOPK t LONDON, Nov 2 (AP) •—Remember Dr. Watson, who used to 'ask Sherlock Holmes foolish questions? Who was always so flabbergasted € the keenness of the master de- live processes? A lot of persons thought Dr. Watson was just an invention of Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, But if he Isn't alive, and real, there Is something cockeyed about the letters-from-reader.s column of the "Times. Because over the signature of Dr. Watson there was i protect recently about the unfeeling action of the Council of Marylebone. the London borough which manages Baker Street, where the detective reputedly did his masterminding at No. 221B. The council rejected a suggestion that some sort of Sherlock Holmes Mu.s«um be set up as an attraction of the festlva lof Britain next year Dr. Watson Indignant Dr. Watson, who gave no address was indignant. He • wrote that he hoped "second ind better thoughts Trill prevail." He also declared iherloclcHolmes Is still alive, but 'so" absorbed in bee-keeping in lussex" that he hasn't heard a- xi\it the council's wretched be- laviour. The Watson Communication nought a rash of other letters, one signed with the name of "Kate Whitney," who figured in the Sherlock Holmes thriller, "The Case of the Man with the Twisted Lip." Then came a letter from a woman who said she had been Holmes' .andlady at 221 A. She suggested :here must be a lot of worthy Holmes relics kicking about, And. sure enough, relics are tuning up. Robert H. Sharp, who is councillor on the very council which didn't like the museum idea, said he has Holmes' famous violin. Holmes funs are not discourager! at all by the fact there is no such London address as No. 221B Baker Street. In poultry raising, culliug is the process of removing from the laying flock those hens which either do not lay at all or produce only occasionally. SEND YOUR CLEANING WITH YOUR LAUNDRY Whether you send us your woolens for re-freshing. . .or, your linens and cottons for new whiteness and brightness, (hey all come clean here! 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