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MONDAY, JULY 28, 1952 BLYTHEVILU! (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE PIVB Texans Sweep 'Anti-Trumans' Back to Office Shivers, Daniel Gain Victories in Democratic Vote They Manufacture Foam Rubber Like Cake, Jut You Can Do a Great Deal More with It By CLAYTON HICKKRSON DALLAS, Tex, 'Wi — More than a million Texas voters turned a political coltl shoulder to Washington Saturday as they swept Gov, Allan Shivers back into office one nominated Price Daniel, state at (orney general to suc.ceed Texas retiring Sen. Tom Conn ally. Shivers and Daniel are antl - Truman administration Democrats, Shivers beat down the double barrelled challenge of Austin At torney Raph* Yarborough, backet by the pro-Truman faction of tin State DemocrnUc party, and Mrs Allene Traylor, San Atnonlo house wife. Incomplete returns gave him 672,459 votes to 305,802 for Yai borough, who conceded. Mrs. Tray lor polled only 29,863. Daniel was opposed by Rci Ijindley Beckwovth, regarded as a Truman administration favorite; and E, W. Napier, and unknown Wichita Falls attorney. A Sunday night count gave Daniel '(30,844 to 234.208 for Beckwortli and 12,947 for Napier. The voting was in the Democratic primary in which nomina- "• tion usually means election in heavily-Democratic Texas. The primary results nnd precinct meetings Saturday left the state Democratic outlook as uncertain as It has been. Another battle between state party factions over the bind- Jng of presidential electors to national party nominees seemed sure thing for the September state convention. Meanwhile, it appeared Martin Dies, original chairman of tin House Un-American Activities Committee, faced a runoff with former Lieut. Gov. John Lee Smith of Luubock for congressman-at. large: Dies held a majority until early Sunday night then Smith edged into the picture. The latest tabulation showed Dies with 48.24 per cent of the vote among the seven candidates. Shivers led the anti-Truman Texas 'delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago last week. Daniel, a leader in the fight for state ownership of tidelands, called Beckworth a supporter. of,the Truman administration. Beckworth denied he had been influenced by the administration to take up the fight against Daniel, Dies had a long record of anti- administration activitity in Congress before he voluntarily retired in 1945 after _ the late President Roosevelt led' steady New Deal criticism,of Dies and his Communist-hunting committee. .; -.Also re-nominated for return to Washington were veteran Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn and Reps. Wright Patman of Texar- Jcana, Wlngate Lucas of Grapevine, O., Clark Fisher of San Angelo, and W. El. tBob) Poage of Waco. Opponents of Rayburn and Patman, Reagan Brown of Terrell and Joe McCasland of Jefferson, hud styled themselves anti-New Deal and Anil-administration. Ten U. S. representatives had no opposition in the primary while three seats —from which congressmen have resigned or will retire at the end of the year — were still in doubt. From sjx to eleven men sought the seats of Reps. J. M. Combs, Beckworth, and Tom Pickett. Rep. Omar Burleson, meanwhile, •pulled steadily away from Jack Cox of Breckenridge after trailing until Sunday's late counting. A runoff with Wharton County Sheriff ' t. w. buckshot Lane loomed for Rep. Clark Thompson of Galvcslon. NEW YORK OP)— (NEA)— Look j round you. Chances are you'll r>ee oni iHb ing that is at least partly nadc out of foam rubber. If not, it vill be in a year or so. Because industry is foaming at the mouth with excitement about the fabulous rubber product, and is using more of it every day. "This relatively new fruit of rub- jer research," says A. L. Freedland- •r, president of the Dayton Rubber :o., "has now given new employ- mem to thousands, helped stimulate Hundreds of new businesses, and aenefited consumers with scores of fresh Ingenious products that make life easier—and softer." In the furniture and bedding In dtifitrles, the largest users of this bouncy stuff, the trend is all foam "Ninety per cent of everything on the floor has some foam rubber in it/' said the owner of the Nassau Hi-Way Furniture Store, In Para- i, N. J., one of New York's oig suburban distributors. "The customers demand it." ike whipped cream. * » • The resultant airy mixture Is 16 Persons Held Jy Two Gunmen Youths Recaptured After Short Flight From Colorado Jail HOLYOKE, Colo. Ml — Sixteen persons, {«vni of them children were imprisoned for hours in a farmhouse on the Eastern Colorado sandhills by two sun-brandishing youths during a short-lived Sunday At New York's bustling Furniture Exchange, a building which house U.e wholesale showrooms of m<M of the nation's manufacturers, ai official .said foam rubber is "prett; near standard equipment." He sai< the product started as a luxur; item, but now it's included in th low price brackets — even in $2 chnir.s. The pillow department- In Gim bel's department store in New Yor reports that 39 per cent of all pi! lows sold are foam rubber. This fig urc is colored somewhat by the fac that the government has frozen all down and feathers, and the only pillows they sen, besides foam, are made from reprocessed feathers. Transportation is a gigantic con- eumer of.foam. It's used in buses, trains, planes and passenger cars. Most truck seats and backs are foam upholstered. So are crash pads 3 round the cockpits of fighter planes. The material is so versatile that it hf. c hundreds of unique applications It's being used for corn pads, paratrooper's shoes, lining the wards of mental hospitals, powder puffs, banana crate packing, circus animal decorations, padding the outfield fences of baseball fields. church pew kneelers, Insides of mu- sica 1 instrument cases—and falsies. Foam rubber is the generic term foi this wonder product. Actually, you buy It by different names,"the trade names of the manufacturers. These all contain the syllable ••foam"—there is "Koolfoam" and "Pillo-Poam" and "Foamex," "Mira- foam," "Wonderfoam," "Airfoam," 'Restfoam," "Texfoam," and "U.S. Koylon Foam." Foam rubber can be made of both natural and synthetic rubber, although the natural latex is still the biggest source. Synthetic foam is newer and does offer the possibility of much lower costs, but mass production -is yet to come in this field. flieht from Jail. The pair. Identified by State Highway Patrolman Darold Haii- sook as Olenn M"vnard, 10, of Amherst. Colo., and Ronald Davey, 17, of Indianacolis, apparently beU^vccl they had kiPcd Sheriff Harry Clerh- nnts when they broke jail yester- dnv. One of their nostn"es said they Inlkcd of the "killine" and warned '.hat there was certain to be a gun battle at the farmhouse. Actually, Clements suffered only cuts and abrasions from u heating and was resting at- his home in "eroori" condition when Ihe yo''Lhs were cantured about dusk at a hf"hwav barricade. They surrendered meekly — without poing for their weanons — to rjouied into molds or spread in long sheets. It's then cured, washed, dried and sold. The .curing is again a secret process. . What comes out Is a product lhat has somewhere around 250,000 air cells to the cubic inch. This makes it light, clean, resilient, cool. Other pioperties it has picked up along the way make It odorless, durable, easy to shape, quiet and moth- and vermin-proof. The only thing it hasn't got is economy, but the foam fpncie-rs insist it lasts so long that II is Inexpensive in the long run, and, anyway, the price is coming down fast. As of Jan. 1. 1951, most of the restrictions for use of rubber in civilian items—imposed because of the emergency—were lifted. This har given foam a tremendous bounce. The newest use of foam rubber is for home-made upholstery, by wives and other handy people around the house. You can now juy foam by the yard, cut it with pair of scissors to fit a beat-up chau, then tack or cement it down. Or you can do what industrial upholsterers olten do—make a "topper" about an inch thick' and apply it .over the usual upholstery. SHE STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT—Miss Stell* Kahn, of New York, prepares to count the $855 that's now all hers. Stella found $200 on Fifth Avenue on one day, and on the next, found $655 in a package on a taxi seal. She turned it over to police, but nobody claimed cither "bundle.'* Sucked Out of Airliner Seat to Death by Open Door RTO DE JANEIRO, Brazil f.B— The door of a Pan American Afr- Incs Stralocruiser blew open in [light yesterday and (he sudden draft sucked nn American-born woman out of her scat and to her death in the Atlantic Ocean 1,200 (eel below. The victim was Identified as Mrs. Marie Elizabeth Weslbrook Capellaro, daughter of Mrs. Bessie Machris of Los Angeles, Calif., and wife of Emlllo Cupellaro, a banker of Home, Italy. She was accompanying Capellaro on a business trip. (In Los Angeles, a spokesman for the woman's family said hei mother knew she had planned to marry Capellaro but did not know the ceremony had taken place. He said the woman talked by tele phone with her mother on Saturd' day and "did not say anything al that time about being married. '. am sure she would have told hei mother if she were/' He identifEec he victim as the widow of TJ. •. Air Force Col. Robert B. Westbrook, who was shot down during •Vorld War II.) The piano door blew off shortly after the takeoff from Rio De Janeiro, when the aircraft was 27 miles out on a night to Montevideo, Uruguay. Passengers and crew members said they did not see the woman disappear. Capellaro, sitting next to her, said he was not looking in her direction. The woman's seat, next to a window and just forward of the door, was twisted and part of the cloth lining the celling of the cabin was ripped off. The plane returned to Rio and three Brazilian Air Force planes were sent to search the are» of the disappearance. The city of Kuio in Nigeria *»» once enclosed by * wall whtch delimited a, space designed to be large enough to grow food for the inhabitants during a/siege. Hospitals are alsu converting to j foam in a bi£ way, Foam mattresses j have been found very beneficial to patients with 1 back injuries. And,, although no research has been done ; on it, some hospital officials make ' the unofficial statement- that foam mattresses seem to have an anti- bedsore tendency. Form's great advance has been since world War II, although trains S<rt F. N. ChrEs'Hnsen of the Colo-{and buses used it for years before rado Highway Patrol and Wil'ard i the War. But in the postwar years, Pollen. Hoi^oke police chief, onlv a American rubber companies have few miles from the Colorario-Ne- bra5ka border, near Laird. Colo. spent more than $100,000,000 on foam research, product improve- After the sheriff was benlen yes- n:c-ul, plant expansion and mcr- fpvdnv niormu", (lie two ro^nacTed I chandlsing. him to a third nrlsoner in the iail' This has ted some of the compa- and fled in the sheriff's radio- | nies to specialize. U.S. Rubber Co., eoulnned cnr. They seized weapons | uhile it makes its Koylon Foam in About 9 a.m In the industry they're very touchy about confusing foam with old-fashioned sponge rubber. Foam is softer than sponge, although there is still a good many uses for sponge rubber in mops and that type porduct. The two differ in the method of manufacture. Foam, which was discovered in 1931, is made like you 1 make an angel food 'cake, the end product becomes light and frothy because sir bubbles are introduced by serious whipping. Chemicals are first added to the pure rubber. Each manufacturer jealously guards his formula at this stage—Dayton adds 31 ingredients—because the chemicals determine the ultimate qualities of the foam Then .this rubber-chemical batter is whipped in Industry's answer to the egg-beater until it looks Farmer Frank Mv- ers related, they a one? red P*. his farmhouse three miles from Wray, Co'n., waving their we an on s. The« threatened Mvers. 58. his wife Ella, their son Mvnard and their daughter, Mrs. Harrv Rtrauch of Denver and her two children. Mvcrs told Rterlin Advote reporter Kd Olson, that the Mvers family had planned a reunion nl the farmhouse. He said tHnt nil nersons who arrived were admitted while the intruders stood by with drawn weapons. The men, he said, were tied to chairs, but the women were allowed to move around and even were directed to prepare lunch. The children were confined to the houpe but were not bothered, he related, and the two escaoees even played with them at times. Once, he told Olsen. a gun discharged and the bullet gra?^d the les of his daughter, Mrs. WiUard Walz, but he expressed belief "it was an accident." Myers said, the pair became nervous about the number of persons beinp held and feared someone would start a search so they fled in Walz's car. Police nabbed them at a roadblock. Both were heln? held on robbery and auto theft charges when they made their break. many forms, stresses its mattresses, r.nd Dayton's KooUoam pillows are that company's pride find joy, In upholstery, the foam fling has been most spectacular. T\vo years ago only 28 manufacturers displayed loam upholstered products at Chicago's Furniture Mart. Last year, there were almost 300. About the only fault to foam rubber is that it spoils pillow fights. There are no feathers to mess up he joint. driving rain, lightning and " hail struck a do2en Essex County communities, capsizing small craft knocking out power arid communication lines and uprooting trees and felling poles-. telephone and power RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. MONDAY & TUESDAY "MY SON JOHN" Helen Robert Hayes Walker Half a House Sells After First Failure v PASADENA, Calif. Wi-Attention rwil estate agents: If a home Is too large to sell, saw it in half. The James L. Irving mansion wa offered for sale, but because of its large size there were no offers from buyers. Then the mansion was cut in half, one home containing seven rooms and two baths and the other 10 rooms and three baths. Both sold immediately. WED.-THURS. 'DESERT PURSUIT" Wayne Morris Violent Storm Hits Old Port SALEM, Mass. !/f'l—A brief, violent storm \vith hurricane gufits up to 85 miles an hour smashed through this famed old seaport yes- ir-nlay leaving four knov:n dead and at least three missing. The victims were in small craft capsized in the harbor. The squall, accompanied by a Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. I'hone 58 AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION LAST TIMES TONITE MONDAY 'SINGIN' IN THE RAIN' Gene Kelly Debhie Reynolds TUESDAY "MR. UNIVERSE" .lanis Paige •Jack Carson WED.-THURS. "KANGAROO" Peter Lawford Maureen O'Hara TUESDAY, JULY 29 "KID FROM TEXAS" Audie .Murphy Gale Storm In Technicolor WED.-THURS. "SOUND OFF" Mickey Rooney in Technicolor 1:00 p.m AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION LAST TIMES TONITE 2 Features icilrt-TAYLOR-WlNfERS: A PUCE IN THE SUN —PLUS— SINCE 'THE IH1RO MAM' H»S £ SCREEN OFFERED US SUCH AH CiJING CHJSEr-N.Y. OiilrKin IN A < , Also Cartoon & Short TUES.-WED. 2 For Price Of 1 I MAK CAN WAIT JUSt SO LONG Plus 2 Reel Football Short Women of Manila Supporting their Mayor .D. SHEDD FOR County Judge because: As a result of Mr. Shedd's untiring efforts, Manila now enjoys the most modern sewerage system in the county — raising the health standards of our city. Interest in recreation has led Mr. Shedd to establish and direct organized baseball teams ' for the young boys of our communities. After months of planning and hard work Mayor Shedd completed the building of the best swimming pool in the county. Enjoyed by hundreds of our children — (adults too). The Manila air field has been transformed into an ideal playground with the best available playground equipment as a result of Mr Shedd's administration. This Political Advertisement Written and Paid for by: Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Hugh Miles Mclvin ISollinger Joe Hornbergcr Bill Donner Alex Curtis Harry Wright E. E. Hart Wm. Borowsky Harmon Gooclson Charles Stahr V. B. Osborne R. J. McKinnon Ollive Mike Lewis Townsend Gus A. Craig F. M. Harrison Robert Killian Mrs. Howard Perkins Miss Neldean Poe Mrs. Perry Kallard Mrs. Hill Brown Mrs. Guy Ruhenstein Mrs. Tom Stcelc Mrs. Wm. G. Fox Mrs. E. E. Byrd Mrs. Max Borowsky Mrs. Hatlic M. Grimes Edith Horncr Mrs. Wm. Edwards Jr. Mrs. R. D. White Mrs. .T. H. Griffin Mrs. Dora Walker Mrs. Novelle Childress Mrs. L. I,. Woodruff Mrs. Harvey Durham Mrs. Dean Pierce Mrs. Milton Towlcs Mrs. Claud Lancaster Mrs. Alvin Tipton Mrs. Roy Ashabranncr Mrs. Crockett Wright Mrs. Vaughn Shownes Betty Milligan Mrs. M. Ij. Downing Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn Mrs. W. F. Horner Mrs. Frank Isaacs Mrs. Raymond Scott Mrs. Lena Williams Mrs. W. W. Edwards Sr. Mrs. A. C. Decker Mrs. J. E. McMasters Mrs. W. A. Thieme Mrs. Max H. Isaacs The Citizens of Tomorrow Are Among the Many Groups Who Will Benefit from I. D. Shedd's Judgeship Today!

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