The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 5, 1952 · Page 16
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 5, 1952
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(AMI.) POLfTICS OVK THI MATfON— WiM Eisenhower Change Stand On Civ* Rights? Negroes Wait Br MAKV1M L. ABBOWSniFTH DENVBB UH — Endorsement of Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower's prcs- $<l«ntlal candidacy by a group of Republican Negro lenders posed a big question toSny — whether lie plans lo change Irts stand regard- inj civil rights. T*e OOP nominee's position on th«< politically cxDlosive Issue come under new scrutiny as he made ready to fly to Los Angeles Kf a major speech tonight — his first since the Republicans chose him &6 their standard,bearer. Eisenhower will address the annual encampment of tho .Veierans of Foreign Wars after receiving the Bernard M. Baruch Award for service !o the cause of American unity and world peace. The general has said there will be "absolutely no politics" in the speech. The address reportedly will deal with Eisenhower's Ideas about good government and the role he believes veterans can play in achieving it. Eisenhower's position regarding civil rights — he has said handling of the matter should be left mainly to the states — was highlighted lale yesterday when a Negro group favoring a much stronger stand endorsed him. Bishop Leads Group The delegation which called at the general's headquarters was lead by Bishop D. Ward Nichols of New York, presiding prelate of the First Episcopal District of the African Methodist - Episcopal church. He said he and the other members of the delegation are Republicans and have been in the past, and added that the group represented organizations with a membership of three million. He said, however, that those in the delegation were speaking only lor * * * themselves. After the conference with Eisen hower, the bishop put out a state ment saying in part: "We arc convinced that the elec. tlon of Gen. Eisenhower In November will greatly advance civil rights progress In America "Fairness" Sought "In all fairness to our position we must jiolnt out lhat tbe- general told me he Is not yet willing to concede that the only solution to civil rights is through a compulsory federal law. "He was impressed, however, by the statement issued yesterday (Sunday) by 10 Republican leaders, calling for a compulsory FEl'C (Fair Employment Practices Commission) which would not conflict with effective state action In this field, and he promised be would carefully study that statement," In other developments at Eiscn- lower headquarters yesterday: 1. Former U. S, Sen, C. Wnylnnd Brooks of Illinois, now a GOP national commilteeman. quoted (he eml as having said presidential respect for Congress must be restored. 2. Marrincr S. Eccles, former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, said after a conference with the general that they agreed federal spending should be put on a pay-as-you go basis as quickly as possible. But, Eccles added, :hey saw no possibility of doing It in the immediate future. 3. Arthur E. Summerflcld, chairman of the GOP National G'ommil- tee and Eisenhower's campaign manager, announced appointment of Sen. Karl E. Mundl of South Dakota and Rep. Charles A. Hnl- :cck of Imliana as co-directors of :he party's Speakers Bureau for he 1952 campaign. * * # Stevenson Sets Up Meetings With Russell, Other Officials SPMNOPIELD, III. Ift—Oov. Ad- Jal E. Stevenson set up appointments with two While House Intimates today and arranged a conference here Wednesday with Sen. Richard Russell of Georgia. Secretary of Agriculture Bran««n and Clark Clifford, former speclai counsel to President Truman, were due In at the executive mansion today for campaign huddles with the Democratic presidential nominee. Ruagell's visit, and one slated later with Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee—both losers to Stevenson for the nomination — were hailed by the Illinois governor as evidence be faces little worry about losing the South and Its big bloc of electoral votes. Stevenson mentioned fho two Southern senators Monday In answering a news conference question about whether he thought Oen. Ewight D. Elsenhower, the Republican nominee, would make any headway in (he South. "Not Afraid of South- Declaring he would not make sectional appeals or try to "adjust, conventions to suit localities," Steven on then added: "I have little apprehcnson about the fidelity of the South to the Democratic party In (his campaign. "I have had heartening evidences of that already in communications from a great ninny people in the South—political leaders I am speaking of." Regarding the Republican party's chances of caplurlng the Negro vote in the country, he said: "I can hardly see why the Negro vote could find any happy refuge I" the Republican party." In the opening Republican blast sgainst Stevenson's candidacy, Sen. Everett M. Dirkscn blasted Stevenson ns "rnpidiy becoming known as Illinois" worst governor SAUCERS (Continued from Page 1) miles a second. Tills means that any take - off from Venus -and the return takeoff from the earth—must be made several weeks in advance of the time the two planets would be closest to each other. That is, the Venutian spaceman wouldn't aim right for the earth: he'd direct his spaceship at a point in space where it would eventually "rendezvous" wilh the earth. Estimates have been made that, for minimum fuel consumption, a roundtrip between Venus and the earth would the act 1 the tie* planet? were "close" .., then another 146 nays for the flight home, or a total of "62 days. As for the Mars-to-earm-and-re- turn junket, the figures go like this: Closest approach of the two planets: 35 million miles 258 In at destination point, and another 258 days going "home." Total, 971 days. That would mean that Interplanetary visitors would have to find some, place to' hide during since the turn of the century." The Illinois senator who heads the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, criticized Stevenson in a statement issued In Washington. In his second session with newsmen since being nominated, Stevenson gave a sharp reply when asked if he had been "taken over" by the Americans for Democratic Action, regarded by some sources as a Left-wing element In the Democratic party. "I can respond in two syllables, whtcn Is nonsense. If you refer to Wilson Wyatt~well, it is nonsense. If you refer to Wilson Wyatt —well, It Is nonsense. Will Be "Own Master" "I have been my own master so far and I will continue to be," he addetl, Wyatt, a Louisville attorney who was named this week as Stevenson's personal campaign manager, formerly was national president of the ADA. Stevenso'i announced that Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Harvard historian, is going to help with the campaign, chiefly In research am! organizing material. Schlcslnger Is a national vice chairman of the ,DA. Airing some other views, (he Democratic standard bearer Raid he would not indulge In "personal abuse" of Eisenhower during lite campaign. ' But as far as criticizing the conduct of the GOP campaign—"or pointing out inconsistences in position— Hint will enter into It, and I hope every day." POW Issues Still a Block MUNSAN. Korea M>) United Nations and Communist staff officers today ngrenl on the wording on n proposed Korean armistice document. Still blocking a truce, however. Is the deadlock on the number of war prisoners to \K exchanged when the document becomes effective. Obituaries Rites Tomorrow For Kennett Accident Victim Services for Mrs. Eva McHaney Gamble of Kennett, Mo., cousin of Jno. C. McHaney of Blytbevllle who waa killed In an auto collision near Wellington. Kans., Sunday, will ho conducted tomorrow Bt Kennetl Methodist afternoon Church. Mrs. Margaret Casey of Portagc- villo and Miss Alice McHaney of Kennett was critically Injured in the accident, which also resulted In tho death of John Melklc of SI. I.ouls. Harry Longbine of Anthony, Kan., driver of the other car, also was injured critically. The accident occurred when cars driven by Mr. Meikle and Mr. Longblne collided on a straight, flat section of U, S. Highway 160 near Wellington, which Is about 30 miles south of Wichita. Mrs. Casey suffered compound fractures of both legs, lacerations and shock. Miss McHaney received a leg fracture, skull fracture and possible internal injuries, Mrs. Gamble Is the sister of Mrs. L. H. Moore of Knnnett, wife of a dentist who formerly practiced In Hlytheville. * • * William Weaks Succumbs at 76 Services for William H. Weaks of Black Oak, Ark., and formerly of vlanfla, who died yesterday at his :tomc, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Assembly of Ood Ohurch at MIHlgan Ridge by the Rev. L. D. Seagraves, pastor. Burial will be In Manila with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Wcaks, who was 76, has been II for nine months. Born in Kentucky, he had resided near Manila nearly all his life where he fanned. Survivors include two sons. G'urt- Wenks of Tempo, Ariz., and W. P. Weaks of Black Oak. McMATH (Continued from Page 1) > reduce your light bill'.' Previously he has said AP&L Is after his scalp to gain control of h Public Service Commission and "keep John MeClcllan In the U. S. Senate." Continuing his running word ight with McClellan. McMath shouted: "If Francis can't come himself meet me in a debate of the ssues, perhaps he can send his Kick room running mate and substitute-, 'Honest John'." The Prescotl crowd, which Jammed the courthouse lawn despite rain vhich fell before the governor •nin which fell before the gover- lor spoke, cheered that remark ustily. McMath carried Nevada .'ounty last Tuesday, and it was an 'ntliiisia."rtie_ audience last night. The too'tifig-; "of automobile horns emphasized , the governor's more forceful points. Road Promises Made McMath asserted that his ari- mlnislrntion "is set tip to build more roads in the next two years than it hrcs in the past three and a half years," adding: "Ancl, in the past three and a half years, we have built more roads in Arkansas than any other administration. Yet, the state today is in its best financial condition ever. We've built tip the reserves and reduced the debt since I became governor. "Francis Cherry has no road program. Kven if he had one. it Navy Says Loss of Plane 'Just Hazard of Operating in Korea' By C. YATES MCDAN1KL WASHINGTON IJfl — The Navy lias accepted the Communist Jet fighter attack on one of its patrol pianos over the Yellow Sea as an operational hazard of the Korean War which Is unlikely to prompt any diplomatic protests, from the U. S. at least. Naval officials in expressing this view loday pointed out that American patrol planes and a squadron of British Navy flying boats have flown about 12.000 £ or lies over the approaches to Korea and the not dlslant shores of China since the outbreak of hostilities in Northeast Asia. The patrol planes are charged wilh the specific tusk of keeping watch over the air ind *ea ap preaches to Korea. Th« most practicable of these lead through or over the Yellow Sea which separates the Korean Peninsula from the mainland of China. The Navy early recognized that the business of patrolling the Yellow Sea works both ways. Ten days before Allied warships began the Inchon landing bombardment, a Russian bomber flew over a United Nations Naval formation. After the Red-Star marked plane refused to be warned off and actually opened fire it was shot down by U. S. Naval aircraft. One of its occupants was picked up out of (he Yellow Sea dead and identified by name and serial number as a lieutenant in the Russian Air Force. Boy Who Lost Eyes Due to Cancer Now Visiting Friends in Blytheville A young Texas boy who received nation-wide notice two years ago when he underwent removal of hi? remaining gr.otl eye because of con- L'er is visiting in Blytheville. He h five-year-old Otis Havis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Havis of Marlin, Texas. Wilh his parents and three brothers and sister, he is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Babb 80!) Dixie. The Babbs and Havls' are old friends. Only last September Mr. and Mrs. Babb moved from Marlin to Hlytliei'illc, which Is Mrs. Babb's home town. It was about Christmastime two years ago that young Otis lost Ills lust eye. His other eye had been removed earlier, also on account of cancer. CHERRY (Continued from Page 1) ulsls. A listener at the three-division talkathon which Cherry held yesterday at Harrison, Slloam Springs anil Ft. Smith said he had heard that the jurist opposed teaching by nuns and asked: "Don't you believe In private schools if they are conducted under (he law?" Cherry replied with his accusation of "rumormongering" on the part of McMath and Adkins. "Don't Be Misled" Frequently Cherry repeated his warnings not to be "misled" by rumors he said McMath and Adkins were Inspiring. lie accused the opposition of a 'smear campaign" and added: "I wasn't so interested before n a big vote bnt now I'm goinff o do my best to run up a 100,000 vote majority." Cherry, who has given and received repeated opposition "chnl- enges" since the preferential, upped his offer last night. He said he would give McMath in hour of his radio talkathon time any time the governor would "just sit tip here and answer questions ^s I've done." , The previous offer had been 30 minutes. Both candidates have been consistent: Cherry,has refused to appear with McMnlh in joint debate: McMath has refused tu appear on Cherry's talkathon. Cherry Says Labor Helps RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. I.W—Run- The operations prevented the spread of /the disease, and Mr. Babb said yesterday that Otis is "doing Just fine." Stories of the youiiRsler's operations appeared in newspapers throughout the country, and hundreds of persons sent gifts, letters As and cards, result of these gifts. Mr. Babb said, Mr. nncl Mrs. Havis' have been able to put aside a fund of Sl.OOO for Otis' education. This money will be used to provide him with special training. The Havis family arrived in Blytheville Sunday and plan to remain here until Thursday or Friday. Mr. Babb .said. Mr. Havis Is an auto mechanic. This is the Havis family's first visit to Arkansas. Baptist Church Holds Opening Work Is Finished On Trinity Church Formal opening of the recently- established Trinity Baptist Church at 315 South Lilly was held Sunday afternoon, marking completion of construction work on the church building. The church has been in use for several months, but enlarging of the building was completed only recently. Representatives of the other two Baptist churches in Blytheville attended the opening. Talks were made by the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church, and the Rev. P. H. Jernigan, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Trinity Baptist Church was organized at the first of this year. Previously. It had been a mission attached to the First Baptist Church here and was known as the Chapel Mission. Since the first of the year, 11 Sunday School rooms and a room containing kitchen and dining facilities have been added. Each Sunday Shcool room is decorated according to the age of the class members. The church's auditorium also has been remodeled and en- la rperl. Following the talks at the formal opening, the guests inspected the cliiirch building. Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church ^fcPcake. is the Rev. David (Continued from Page 1) said last nl«ht: "I have always Ihought that It is the duty of the league to interview the candidates and report to tho individual unions on that in-1 tcrvicw. The local in turn, m a y I BO on record as favoring cither i candidate or may shelve any rec-' off Gubernatorial Candidate Francis Cherry declared here today that he had licen "helped rcmcnclnusly" by a labor group endorsement of his rival Oov Sid McMath. In referring (o (he backing given McMath Sunday by tbe AFL Labor League for Political Education. Cherry said: "I have received would take him a loner time to eel ] hundreds of phone calls from union it rolling. We're already in high I men since McMath got that en-I gear." j dorsement, and they insured me Oklahoma Draivs A Dig , that they didn't feel the same way The third term aspirant d'.ig | in this matter. rgain at the fact that Cherry was Cherry said that "labor's rani: born in Oklahoma. He declared: and file know who tlieir friend is "He's from Oklahoma and he doe.'n't know anything about Ark- andas. And he can't find it out down there at a radio station con- miptitif,' his talkathons." McMath repeatedly h^s arpueit that Cherry should abandon talkathon method of rampait; tn "i,'.?t out ami meet the people." "Why," he said last nWH, "if Francis were governor, you could- _not find him. Ytni wouldn't know j nearby whether to KO to the state capitol or to a radio station. talkathon on which he again was appearing today "has Sidney half crazy." Cherry asserted that McMath had tried to buy the radio time that the r'herry forces had contracted and falling that had attempted for unsuccessfully to use pressure in Washington to get the Federal Communications Commission "to get me off the air." TVE9PAY, AUGUST 8, 1953 Commodity Arid Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton Mar. May Open High Low Close . 3930 3930 3875 3885 . 3903 3903 3850 3863 . 3890 3891 3840 3847 . 38«6 3812 3820 3320 N«w Orleans Cotton Oct May Open High Low Close 3925 3925 3813 3885 3900 3900 3845 3861 3891 3891 3836 3841 3872 3872 3817 3821 N«w York Stocks A T and T 154 5-8 Amer Tobacco 57 Anaconda Copper 40 1-2 Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola C.en Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney Republic Steel .... Radio Socony Vacuum ... Studobaker Standard of N J .. Texas Corp Sears .. U S Steel So Pac 10 Arc Killed In Korean Vote PUSAN, Korea W}—Police killed six guerrlllac and wounded 10 of a band of 40 (hat attacked a polling place about 10 miles' west of here today In south Korea's first direct election of a president and vice president. Police and troops had been alerted for just such raids. Home Minister Kim Tat- Sun said the guerrillas fled, leaving a suh- machine gun and 300 cartridges. He said police suffered no cas- Pocifik Defense Plan Discussion Underway HONOLULU (/p> _ The , . I ministers of the u. s., Australia ^ and New Zealand today contln . '• discussion of "areas of common ; concern" in Hie Pacilic bounded K, '• such troubled spots as Korea, Indo •: cli!nn and Ivlalaya. A spokesman for the diplomats said It was too early to name any area under discussion. ualties and voting resumed after i short delay. 52 1-2 13 1-8 111 63 60 G4 3-4 19 3-4j 35 1-81 68 1-2 41 1-8! 26 5-8' 37 1-2 38 80 3-4 53 7-8 59 5-8 ' 40 3-8 i 84 3-4i Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III., T- (USDA) — Cattle 4.50C; calves 1,100; opening slow; some early sales steers and heifers about stead}' with good and choice offerings 27.00-31.50; one toad low prime 1313 Ib steers 32.CO; few utility to high commercial steers and heifers 18.00-26.50; cows also draggy; limited number early sales near steady with utility and commercial cows 16.50-19.00; canncra and cutters j 12.00-16.50. Noble Gill Names Campaign Heads Noble Gill of Blytheville, candidate for Democratic national committeeman, today announced appointment of E. J. Butler of Forrest City as his state campaign manager. Mr. Gill will oppose Paul Chambers of Helena in the run-off primary Tuesday. Appointment of W. R. Nicholson of O.sceola as director of the Young Business Men's Division of his campaign also was announced by Mr Gill. WAR (Continued from Page 1) of Okinawa and Japan. A headquarters statement said: "In an effort to save the lives | of North Korean civilians, an audacious program of prior warnings ! of bombing attacks is in effect. I Leaflet lo 18 Towns j "In recent weeks, Far East Air i Forces aircraft have dropped leaf-! lets on 18 towns and cities in North | Korea known to house Communist military installations or supplies. "The leaflets have told the North Koreans that the United Nations ! Command knows where such mill-1 tary targets are located and must' and will destroy them. Civilians j are advised to remove themselves from the danger areas." and they won't follow Ihe load of the small hancijiickcd pro-McMath group." , He sakl that the McMath endorsement "has stirred up my labor friends and made them work even his , harder in my behalf." \ Cherry declared that his radio^' vould require US days for j ommemlaliori the'board mav make. ,ual trip, a 470-day wait at At least. I thought it worked thai ilmation point until the two i way " again, and I Following the Sunday session. 258 crusing days on the outgo- Jig voyage, a wait of 485 days the stopover. Of course, a spaceship with a limitless supply of fuel wouldn't have to undergo the so - called "waiting period." It would take off even when the objective planet Was at its maximum distance— ICO million miles between earth nnd Venus, and 248 million between earth and Mars. But, of course, that would mean a longer time in flight.' Cherry said h c felt that "Ihe men will vote for me they'll recognize me as their real friend." Joe Cash, a member of the Order of Railway Conductors n-.iion and head of Cherry's labor divlson. said he was deluged with calls by telephone nnrt in person yesterday from AFL members repudiating the league's action. Hccorcls Arc Mailed He said that Cherry headquarters is mailing to all labor union members in the state a copy of the labor record of the two opponents. He said the record was compiled last May by the U,PK's own Committee on Ejection of Public Officials. Cash did not reveal the content of the report but said it was self explanatory. McMath said Sunday lhat he was "gratilicd" by the support of the board and that he thought the solid blec of union votes would help to re-elect him. The governor said lie not only is talking against Kocializcrt medicine. "I'm doing something to fif;ht it. The Medical Center now under construction in Little Rock will be one of the finest in the country and will produce nurses and doctors to meet the health needs of our people. And we're building hospitals throughout the state to meet these needs. "Every time I come up for election, Ihe opposition claims I'm. for socialized medicine. UIght now unsigned letters have been written to doctors throughout the state charging that. If I were for socialized medicine, do you think Dr. Buchanan would have introduced me here tonight?" Ilacc Track Action Cited The governor referred to Dr. A. P. Buchanan of Prescott. who told the crowd: "If this man Is running as crooked an administration as some seem to think, don't you think that instead of takfng money from the state departments and the people who elected him, he could have gone to the gamblers who wantert a racetrack at West iNfemphis and gotten ft quarter o( & million dollars for letting them have that track?" The reference was lo McMalh's successful fight against the attempt by Dixie Downs, Inc., to obtain a permit to operate a track at West Memphis. McMath lauded Education Commissioner A. B. Bonds, who is a native of Pre.srott, and Highway ; Commissioner Olin Hentiri'x of j Antoine as "the type of I men I have In my administration— you cnn judge my administralion ! by them." He promised that both Bonds and • Hendrix would keep their positions J as long as he is governor. j In the question - and - answer '• "truth forum" following the gov- j ernor's speech, he was a.sktjd about tire tnvcstiiiallon of alleged voting [ irregularities in Matli.son County. '• "The only regularity in Martison : County as far as my opposition Is concerned Is lhat I got almost all j the votes." he replied. "I did be-1 cause they didn't have a hard - \ surfaced road in Madison County.' 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