The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 12, 1952 · Page 18
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BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER Truman May Be Asked To Play 2nd Fiddle WASHINGTON W) — Oov. Adlal E. Stevenson came here today lor a big political jxw-wow with President Truman and his cabinet on Issues and strategy of the presidential campaign. A series of talk« at the White Commodity And Stock Markets— Ntw York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3840 3858 383'.! 3834 Dec 3835 3841 3815 3815 Mar 3825 3830 380T). 3810 May 3790 3810 31S4 3793 N«w Orleans Cotton Open High Low Cl<^:c Oct 3836 3857 3B32 3B33 Dec 3829 3840 3810 3819 Mar 3B15 3823 3804 3810 May 3795 3805 3786 3790 Soybeans Bcp . Nov . Jan . Mar May High Low Close 317!i 315 31B',i 308ii 305% 30V/2 310'/ 4 308 310 3101,4 309 309'!'i 309J.1 307 Si 303 Ntw York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . , N Y Central ,Tnt Harvester J O Penney , Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Stuctebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U 8 S»«l ;. So Pan 154 1-4 56 5-8 40 1-8 50 3-4 82 111 3-4 63 3-4 DO 7-8 61 3-4 19 5-8 33 3-8 08 3-8 41 1-8 25 5-8 31 5-8 38 1-2 70 1-4 50 1-4 59 3-4 40 1-8 85 1-2 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. W— (U8DA) _ Hogs 10,000; slow: 190 Ibs up 10 to 40 lower than Monday's average; lighter weights and sows steady lo 25 lower; some 180-190 Ibs fts much BB 50 lower; choice 300-230 Ibs imported 22.85- 23.1S; few lends choice No. 1 and Z« 200-100 Ibs to shippers 23.25; top to packers 32.85; 240-270 Ibs 180-180 Ibs 3S.OO-23.0; 15-17 Ibs 21.85-22.85; 270-300 Ibs 31.10 - 85; 19.75-21.6, few at 21.15; 120-140 Ibs 17.BO-19.5fl; sows 400 Ibs down 18.71-19.50; heavier sows 16.75 IBM; stags 13,50-15.50; boars 12.0015.00. Cattle 4,000, calves 1,600; opening sales few, generally asking unevenly higher were a few good and choice steers and heifers; strong at 29.00-32.75; cows 25 to 50 higher; utility to commercial \ 17.00-21.00; canners and cutlers 13.00-17.00. ELECTION House, runnnig into the lat* »fler- noon, was expected to friune the basic pattern for Die Democratic effort to put Stevenson Into the presidency. One decision of high moment may ne on tbe campaign role ot Truman as a retiring President who wants the reins of government to pass to Ste\'enson. Truman lias shown st^ns of Itching to hit the road against the Republicans with "give - 'cm - hell" speeches of the kind he delivered In his own 1S-M campaign. Hut Stevenson and htn advisers are ie]>ortc<l desiring that Truman take a toss vocal part and play K muted second fiddle to .Stevenson. The Illinois governor, arrived by piano at 10:IS n.m, (Continued from Page 1) Conway- not too heavy because of rain; Paragould. -100 up to 10 a. *n. — about lhe same ns two ago; Camden, much heavier voting in ideal weather; Russellvllle, lighter turnout due to heavy rains. Deueen. 500 nt 11 a. m., compared to 405 at same time July 29. Helena, 492 which was about 30 per cent of that for July 29; and El Dorado 3982, unusually high voting. Observers say the polls at E! Dorado nre almost mobbed. Three of McMath's opponents in the preferential primary lined tip solidly behind Cherry in an appearance last night on the ancellor's talkathon at Jonesboro. The three candidates who were defeated in the preferential primary two weeks ago appeared on Clu-r- ryV radio "talkathon" to urge their supporters to vote for the soft spoken country Judge in today's runoff election. McMath. recently endorsed by President Truman in his rc-elcctinn bid and supported by both the CtO and APL's polilical league, said earlier last night in a statewide broadcast that Cherry was "preparing an alibi for his coming defeat." Appearance Is Surprise The appearance of U. S. RCJ>. Boyd Tackett, Atty. Gen. Ike Mutry and former Atly. Gen. Jack Holt on Cherry's talkathon—a marathon' question and answer session--ell- ! maxcd one of the most bitter cam- 1 palgns In recent Arkansas history. The volcanic word battles erupted following the first primary, when Cherry garnered some 91.0CO votes, allowing McMath only about a 0.000 vote margin to lead the five-man Meld, Both men broadcast last-minute campaign speeches over statewide radio hookups early this morning. McMath has predicted a victory by he'll win by 75,000 to 100,000 votes. 55,000 vote margin and Cherry say.s tween 8 a. m. and 6:30 p. m. Voters, going to the polls between 8 a. m. and 6:30 p. m. (CST) today also will select their nominees for attorney general, chief Justice ot the stale supreme court, Democratic, national committee-man and sixth district congressman, plus a host of district and county officials. WEATHER (Continued from Page 1) In time lo save lhe crop." "The Ogden variety ordinarily '^cs nut fruit tinlll nroamd Aug. JO and only yesterday my olfice had reports from farmers that their lir-an.? wwo Just beginning lo [rail. So the rain came just In time to help set lhe crop." foilon JJcncfiis Nearly nil colton benefited from today's rain, Mr. Ullbrey said. "Cotton which has cut out (quit fruiting,) he explained, "will be benefittcd because the rain wilt help bolls mnlure and prevent (>re- inaluer opening." Cotton that was still growing and loonihiir and In condition to put on more fruit at the time of today's rain, will have n full 30 days lo put on frnil (hat wll) be mature cotton. The reason for Ibis, Mr. Bllbrey oxpjjiined, is Iliat Sept. 12 to 15 is generally believed to be the last days in which a square will make tolls. Willie most corn and summer pasture were too far gone to be helped liy today's rhin. some lute corn will be bencfitted and the county's winter pasture picture will be Improved, the comity agent said. "H Is loo lale now for the re- scediiiB or summer pastures but the rain car:.- within 15 of 20 days of the time co sow winter pastures and winter legumes. 1 " he said. Sees Rig; Lc&nrne Crop And Mr. Jiilnrey stated that the county anticipates the greatest winter legume acreage In history this year as vetch seed Is the cheapest it has l«?en In 10 or 15 years and because of the extended dry spell, cotton Is small enough that, farmers can seed vetch in cotton without damaglnc bolls. The counly aeenl reported that the county's alfalfa crop "should make a nice recovery" from the rain but that corn is "very far gone and rather generally destroyed." '• However, he said that a few aCT.i of late plnnted corn will benefit materially from ihc rain. The tiiree-Inch rain wns the heaviest so far Ihls year. In the Blylhcvllle vicinity, it was the firsl appreciable rainfull since May 23, when .OB of nn inch was measured Only oilier rainfall of more than half nn inch was the .85 of nn inch thai fell July K. Since Mav :!3. onK- t 93 Inches i>f rain hnd fallen hero. June went almost completely rninlcs-!, with tin'v .00 falling here June 4. Only 1.-I2 inches of rain fdl durlni: three- showers In July. Until earlv this mornin?. only .22 of an inch had fallen licre. "Good" rains \vore renc-rLcd at Lcachvillc, Manila, Hlnckwater, Burddtc, Million nidge. Luxora. Osccola, Kciscr. Dycss. West Rldrc and Marie. Comparatively liphl rainfall wns reported at Wilson and Joiner. At Blackwater. the rain was lhe first 'Vootl one" since June 4. At Millinan Ritli;e. it wns the first shioc May. S.K. Missouri (lots Ualn Rain aso hit Southeast. Missouri, where It wns ns barlly needly ns it was in Mi<sissiimi County. The county arent's office in Omithrri- villc snid nn csllrvntr-cl two ii"-hr< of rain fell In end a drv =:)~n o! similar duration to Ihc one in this aroa. In Kcnncll. the county n-jmt's office rr-i'orted an r.itimitcd i'lrh of rain. (Me first npnroclable nrr- clnttntlon since May 23. H-iir>fnM in n,c Bnrdotte area \vas estimated nt (Virrc Inches. rrajrcl en a nirasurrmpMt of two and onc-h^lf inrlirs ninrt> before the rain ended. Their was a delay of a fe«- hours this morniiic in plachiK telephone rails to the Manila area due to trouble en lines of the Arknnsns Associated Telephone Co.. which Part low Speaks On Citizenship At Jaycee Meet Prosecuting Attorney H. a. Partlow of Blythcville wa.s guest speaker at a meeting of lhe Junior Chamber of Commerce last night. Speaking on (he "RfRhLs and Privileges of American Citizenship," Mr. Partlow said Americans have taken their rights for Kranted. Certain obligations of citizenship, must be met to preserve these riiihts. he said, including the responsibility of jury service and voting. Reports were heard on the Na- UonaJ Cotton Picking Contest, and "Took Gainings Appreciation Day" activities of the Jaycees. A cotton contest committee Is scheduled to he held Wednesday night at the Razorback. Dr. Jame.s C. Guard, Jaycee president, said a state board meeting will be held In Hot Springs AUK 10-17. Kelley Welch, who transferred from the Stuttgart Junior Chamber, was inducted as a member here l.-wt night Guests at this meeting Included Albert Pairficld, George Ronp and Paul Whitlock. TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 195J AFTHH DIUVINK TITLE—Albert Falrfielcl deft) of Blytheville. wlto wan the slate title in the teen-age ilrlvfnc Road-E-O sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Ls shown as lie received his expense check today to cover his entry In the nntlojwi driving compctision In Washington, D.C., next week, Presenting the check is Joe Warren. chairman of the. Jaycoe committee that sponsored the noail-E-O here. Albert will leave lor Washington Monday and the national contest is scheduled to begin next Wednesday. He is the son of Mrs. A. B. Pair- field of aij'theviJle. (Courier Neivs i'iiolo) 18 Panic as Flood 'Swamps' Bus Near Cape Girardeau CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. Ml — +• A Dixie Greyhound bus was swamped by a flash flood near here curly Tuesday thai sent a lorrent of water through II, throwing some of Us 18 passengers into panic. An elderly Negro passenger was missing and presumed drowned. filll Thompson, about 30. of Eufaula. Ala., was credited with saving three other passengers who were swept off their feet by the swill current afler leaving the bus. The biK bus was swamped about eight miles south of here near the town of Ancell. where a cloudburst turned normally-quiet Ramsey Creek into a raging lorrent. Water poured over U. S. Highway (11 al a deplh of five feet at one lime. Among lhe uninjured passengers aboard the bus were Mary Anna Moore, Osceola Negro, and her six- year-old daughter, llernice Rebert. serves Manila. Kelso nrooks. manager of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. office here, said wet cables caused Marines Hail- Chinese Attack 400 Charging Reds Lose on Bunker Ridge SEOUL, Korea tfP) —u. K. Marines late today beat back 400 Chinese Reds charRing Bunker Ridse, won early (his morning by the leathernecks in sweeping attack on the Korean western front. A U. S. Eighth Army staff officer said the Chinese suffered heavy casualties in their attack thrown against three sides of ihe entrenched Marines. Jefs at Truce Site Were UN's MONSAN, Korea Mv-The U. ,N Command said today the two or three jet planes which flew over the Panmunpom Iruce talks sile Sunday in violation ofl ts neutrality probably were United Nations planes. The truce talks are In their third successive wccklong recess. They are scheduled to be resumed Aug. 19. McMATH With the Courts Circuit Courl. PeuBy Reed Strond vs. The Reliable Life Insurance Company ac- Coinmon pleas: , - - ............... ~ disruption of service for about two Ka'thy Rike--. et al. v«. hours (o about 75 plumes here. ' Miller, still lor damages. Eugene M (Continued from Page 1) Dave. L. Ford of Ft. Smith. McMath said "these are the kind of reports that have been coming in all day iong. . . the tide of this campaign has definitely .shifted in our favor . . ..lhe citizens of Arkansas have made up their minds definitely to continue this program that is building our stale and increasing the prosperity and well- being of all our people." Alter declaring that Cherry would charge that he had been "counted out" of an election victory, McMath predicted "they (the Cherry forces) will try to pull something else out of the hat before this election is over in a last desperate attempt to rally their demoralized forces." McMath reviewed the two-term program he has cited often before in the campaign and said he needed another term to complete it. "I shall continue to tight, for your program," he said, "and I shall invite the assistance of everyone to help me do this job including those who may have opposed me In this campaign. "I harbor no resentment and I I feel no bitterness because of the ' personalized campaign that has been waged against me, even up lo CHERRY (Continued from Page W to be restored to the slate house." The attorney general described McMalh's attacks on Cherry as "vicious and insidious misrepresentations to try to make the people forget the real issue." Murry charged that the McMath administration was one of "dishonesty, extravagance and waste." Tackett said he never would have been a candidate for governor "hnd I been In favor of continuation of lhe activities of tile present ad- ministrallon." He added that he would not dictate to his followers but that "1 am casting my vote for Francis Cherry." The congressman said the "special interest" charge McMath has leveled against his collective opposition "Is just a phrase borrowed from Harry Truman." Cherry has said on numerous occasions that his only special interest is in the people of Arkansas. Cherry's supporters read the ex- ploslve affidavit on the air from El Dorado during his talkathon there and again at Jonesboro. In the wrillcn oalh, Ij. E. Isom said McMalh's forces had gotten him to ask McMath the question whick injected the governor's personal life tragedy into the campaign. McMath had accused Cherry of bringing up the subject. The judge has repeatedly refused to answer questions pertaining to McMatb's personal life and has charged thai McMalh "sacrificed his family" by planting the question. Qui'stitins Identified Isqm previously had.been identified ns the man who stood up during McMath's appeal-since in Jonesboro lust week and asked him what was so "horrible" in his hfe that Cherry refused to discuss. The governor's reply, mentioning "great tragedy" and closer family ties, was an apparent reference to Hie 1047 slaying: of his father by his wife, Ann, who was exonerated on lhe grounds of self-defense. Isom swore that the question was prepared, written down and given him by McMath supporters. He said lie was and still is a McMath supporter but that he regretted being a part to this phase of lhe campaign. Cherry said: "I think this was one of the most outrageous tilings ever pulled in Arka'nsas politics. If anyone was for McMath before then, I can't see why they would be for him now." "Steal" Draws Reference At Camden earlier yesterday, Cherry had asserted that the only way he could lose to Mc?'ith was for "them to steal the election," He said steps would Lie taken to "send to the penitentiary" anyone trying lo steal'n vote. the last minute. "My one and only interest is in ' the future development of our state and the prosperit}- and well being of our people." 180 H. P. "ROCKET" HYDRA-MATIC SUPER DRIVE! GM HYDRAULIC STEERING NEW AUTRONIC-EYE! Pictures Of Your Vocation v.Vr ,\ CAMKHA All I>p« of Camcrnj Rnri Sapplten al Harney'i Barney's Drug CAMERA HEADQUARTERS 2»M IT. 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