The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 11, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 11, 1952
Page 12
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JfiS TWELVE BCYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIBR NEW! Eisenhower and Stevenson: A Contrast In Campaigns of GOP-Demo Aspirants (Associated Tress Rctwrler Don fnmlltar surroundings. WWtehcad covered the opening of the Eisenhower campaign to win *h« Republican presidential u»m- Ui a tlon—and lie also lias fol!<mcd Stevenson since he won the Democratic presidential nominnllon. In this story, he contrasts the livo presidential candidates In their early campaigns.) By DON WIIITKIIKA1) SPRINGFIELD Wi—This (3 the year of tha amntcur versus Hie pro in American politics. Tills fnct hus been sharply defined in the opening maneuvers of the two presidential candidates— Dwight D. Eisenhower iinci Adlai E. Steven.son. In the Republican camp, Eisenhower — the amateur — has Mir. rounded himself with profcssioml politicians wise In the v, - nys of running a national campaign. In the Democratic cunip, Steven- gathering more men regarded us amateurs on the national politic il scene. One of Sharp Contrast This development is only one of a number of -sharp comm-sla in the manner in which Eisenhower and Stevenson have approached their widely different problems. These contrasts point 1131 tho difference in personality, bjickKiomut, training and temperament of these two men who will lead their parties into the November election fight. Ike Was Disappitntcd Let's tnke p. look nt Eisenhower's first dnys ns a political campaigner: The retired general, early In June, shed his uniform nnd went back home to Abilene, Kan,, to make his first major speech. The Abilene show, it is well known, was a disappointment to most of Eisenhower's supporters. Eisenhower was disappointed too. So a few days Inter in Detroit he threw awny his prepared speech and talked in the way ho wanted to talk. Then ho went to Dnnver to open his headquarters at the Brown Palace Hotel- There were many amateurs ground that early headquarters. There wns no doubt among: those watching that Elsenhower was fueling his way in a strange u e w world. Eisenfiower made it ctcnr he fe leaving the political .strategy to men who had years of experience in this field nnd he made it clear. too, that he was going to work I through the regular Republican party organization. Stevenson Talks Halted To reporters. Eisenhower appeared to be at his best in (minil groups. Then tho Eisenhower charm exerted itself. On'the other side, Stevenson has demoiist r a ted he knows his w ay through tho political forest. He htis moved adroitly and with the precision of a smooth professional in Stevenson's first speech accepting the Democratic nomination \viis hailed hy his supporters «& a literary Bom. They thought it was so ^ood that re-prints anrl re- Ijro.-'.deastrs Imve been made, The first move of importance Stevemoji made was to -sfiift control of his campaign from the ncnuH-rntic National Committee, lie nanieci Ills own cRiupaif-in man- n»i>r—Wilson Wyntt of Louisville drew tiway from Ky.— im<I the old-line party leaders rather than moving toward them. Then he succeeded in fretting an- oiliiT "amateur "—Chicago lawyer .Stephen Mitchell — approved as the new Democratic National Committee chairman. Ana In he took a firmer grasp on his own campaign maneuvers and strategy. Unlike Eisenhower, Stevenson has the political adroitness to &ny "I don't know" in several ways. For example, when a reporter recently asked him a question on a technical point in the reciprocal trades program, his reply wtta not "I don't know"—but "I'll have to bo educated on that. 0 rt's a small point but it does reveal the difference in the political foot-work of the two al this early slaan. There is some doubt being voiced that the "amateurs around Stevenson have? enough experience for a national campaign. But Stevenson shows no signs of being worried about thi.s. Seamen Silent as Parakeets Die MONDAY, AUGUST 11, Mother, Son Lost in Water Of Flash Flood YAKTMA, Wash. IIP, — A mother and her small son were missing today In the wake of n freak summer storm and flash flood thut made boiling rivers ol two small creeks In the Wenas Valley 15 miles north of here. Pour persons were hospitalized. Deputy Sheriff Cone Pomeroy said he war told a wall o! water 5075 feet high rolled down Wenas Creek dislodging houses, uprooting trcc-s and Hooding low-lyiusr farmland utter & rain ot cloudburst proportions. Missing were Mrs. Norman Wln- chell, 37, and her son. Floyd, 5, occupants of one of the seven houses uprooted and tossed Into the flooding creeks. Wlnchcll and his daughter Shiir- on managed to get out of the house after it had washed downstream about, 150 yards. The daughter was among those hospitalized. EDSON (Continued from Page ») Ms famous "One World" flight, ch-cumiKivIgaling the globe, with (he blessing of al the Allied powers. To guide him on his flistil across Russia to China, the Soviet government furnished him with a .sot of maps, Realizing their value. Willkie was .sharue enough lo talk his pilots Into letting him have VI maps nt the end of the flight, and he turned them over to military intelligence. J-iitri-, on Ills /li^hi from v, r fsl to cast In which he visited Russia nnd China, Vice President Wai- lac::: got away with the same gag. .Vo Prodriinjf From Moscow While Iho Russian Communists, their agents and agitators have a j linger in almost every political dis- i turbatice thitt occiurs any place in 1 the world, nn exception has to be I made In the case of the recent Egyptian revolt that threw King Farouk oil! of his job. Communism hasn't made much headway in any of Die Moslem countrie-s, v/iih the possible exccp- tlon ot Iran, wfaer* the Tuckh party causes plenty of trouble- In Egypt. Communist propagandizing hasn't made it dent, though the poverty of tlio great mass of the people should provide a natural breeding ground for discontent. But no one has questioned the loyalty of Hie Egyptian army leaders who decided to kick out their king. They thought It up and carried It out without any urging from Moscow. You Figure It Oul One at the facts of life and nature that upsets weather scientists in trying to account (or the occurrence of droughts and wet spells Is that (hey will hit one area and miss another. In 1934, for instance. In Hie worst year of the great plains dust liowl drought. West Virginia had a 12 per cent deficiency in rainfall, while Virginia was 10 pel- cent over average. And for the whole 1830-36 period, Washington. New Mexico. Florida and New England — at the four corners ot the U. S.—had excess rainfall while the rest of the U. S. was deficient. To believers In the theory that sunpsots cause droughts, the ques- tlon U asked, "Mow; could a sun- J out any one of these areai / I spot, 94 million mile* away, pick'special treatment?" .(fa. x £;ctu DISHmso ccurm. to'j.srjuf, nhiatr • <& rtcof « IKIS WHiur is 4 BALTIMORE M') — Usually cheery British seanu-n wore maintaining a hitter, sUmy silence today because the Italtlinnre health department has snuffed out the livt.s of U pet parakeets. The health oltlcers \\-nc. acting muter terms of a municipal Intensive Drive For Blood Donors Being Planned WASHINGTON la;—An Intensive drive for blood dentitions throughout the covintry is getting under M'ny, The Office of Defense Mobilization, designated by President Truman as co-ordinntor of the campaign, announced yesterday [(. will be supported by the Nationtil Advertising Council. The ODM statement said cooperation will be sought among tho press, radio, television, labor unions and bufmies.s K r o u n s. The American Red Cross has been named official collecting agency. The blood is needed fur men wounded in Korea and for plasma to be stored for use in any atomic atlack. R«ad Courier News Ctassilied Ads. law to protect local citizens from psfUacosis, or parrot fever. Tlie chloroform treatment for the colorful birds was hard, for the officers and crc'.v of the Man- Jptlr to take. They'd bought their pets In India four months ago nnd were told by American consuls the parakeets would be til- lowed in Port tut long as they remained aboard the ship. Tills, they said, proved true In nosUin, New York, Philadelphia nnd Norfolk. Hut not in Baltimore. The local law prohibits alien parrots and their cousins, the p.irfltvt't.s, iroin entering port here. It also calls for destruction of such stowaways and a. possible $50 fine, which was not levied oKalnst the seamen. Regardless of elecllon resulls- your business will continue to depend on you Wril. . . . GEORGE S.AVw COMPANY O '•9 « l»*> », Iti. For Your Convenience WE FINANCE AUTO AND TRUCK REPAIRS Blytheville Motor Co. First & Walnut Phone 'M22 WELCH BROS. BIG PARADE TU ESDAY - 2 P.M. COMING TO BLYTHEVILLE AUG. 12 & 13! Bull Riding Bronc Riding Wild~Cow Milking Ribbon Roping Bull Dogging Calf Roping Stock 20 Cowboys — 65 Head of Stock TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY AUG. 12 & 13 BLYTHEVILLE FAIRGROUNDS STARTING TIME 8:00 P.M. Gen. Adm.t $1.00 Children: 35c orses SID McAAATH For Governor GRIFFIN SMITH For Chief Justice Sup CLIB BARTON For Attorney .fiener KENNETH SULCER For State Representative (Post No. 2) For National Committeeman these men Vote For Yourself Political Ad Paid For By Big Lake Boosters Club (W. W. Fowler, Chairmen)

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