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SDNESDAY, MARCH 16,1949 )rmer Senator lies in Capital I Thomas Pryor Gore, [Oklahoma, Was First | Blind Man in Senate VASHINGTON, March 16. IIP)— •omas Pryor Gore, 18. three-term »t°r (rom Oklahoma and suc- sful lawyer though he had been |]<i since childhood, died at his •• here today. Democrat, Gore was the first |nd man ever to serve In the Itted States Senate. He was one the first two Senators sent to psliineton from Oklahoma nl'*>r e state entered the union in •IT. pic served two terms. ending tn J1. and came back for a third •rting Jan. 1, 1937. |THe blind Senator and his asso- ites charged up his two election •feats to his refusal to compro- »se convictions. •Before he went out of office in 121 he had been bitterly opposed I entry into the League of Nations •id had resisted administration •essure for a change, of stand. Earr he had been one of the few lainst President Wilson's rccom- |endation for a declaration of war 1911. Beaten by New Deal • When he failed to obtain renom- • ation after his third term he nt- • ibuted the detent to his opposition I Kew Deal policies but said he • It satisfaction "that I did not Icrifice my principles." Kclore and between his Senator•i terms he practiced law in Okla•)ma and here. Since he went fi- plly out of the Senate he had tacticcd In Washington. • A lawyer and lawmaker he relied bavily on a prodigious memory. He used the raised character Sov/et Press Head Raps U.S. 'Censorship' MOSCOW, March IS. MY-Yalcov M. Lomriktn, acting chief of the Soviet Pre.<« Department, contended last night the United Stales lives under censorship and that White House news conferences arc "the biggest propaganda in the world." (Lomakin, then Soviet consul- general in New York, was expelled from the United States last Aug. 20. The State Department accused him of misinforming his own government, attempting to mislead the American people, and having "abtis- cci" his official position in other ways. The charges resulted from the case of Mrs. ok-sana Kasenklna, Russian school teacher who had leaped from a window of the Soviet consular building In New York a week earlier, suffering serious Injuries. She said she hsti been held prisoner In the consulate.) Lomnkin talked with foreign correspondents at the first diplomatic reception given by FVtrcign Minister Andre! Y. Vi.shtn.sky since he succeeded V. M. Molotov. He asserted the correspondents of TUKS, the official Soviet news agency, never .see American officials. He recalled that he once was a newsman in the United Stales, and said tlint as such he never saw an American official. 1'Riss correspondents arc Iree to move aboi^ anywhere in the United Slate- 1 ; to do their reporting. A:;d they attend news conferences hn!d by government, official's In Washington. The movements of American correspondents in Russia ars greatly restricted.) Oil and Gas Commission Appointed by McMath LITTLE ROCK, March 16—(/T|— = 'ci uaca me raised cnaracteri LJIIIL.K KUOK, March 16 (>TI- -int provided for reading by the 1 R. S. Warnock. Jr., of Magnolia, ha ilnd. His material for factually •:curate speeches studded with lit- ••^ry quotations and historical al- lislons carne from hours of read- aloud by his wife arid members his staff. I He had a reputation as a wit and •hilosopher and was rated as an ex- lert on Indian affairs and rural l-edits. ort Smith Radio Station 'RKN Goes Off the Air FORT SMITH, Ark.. March 16. Pj—The number of radio broad- asting stations in Fort Smith has een reduced from four to three. Eliminated is KRKN. whose quipment and programs were be- ig taken over today by KFSA. Operators of KRKN announced ftl night the Federal Communications Commission was being advised lhat It was relinquishing its II- lense. Don W.-neynoldj president of the southwestern Publishing Co., oper- Itor of KPSA. said KRKN's eqnip- Bient would me moved to a new Ration his company is building at Springdale, Ark. Read Courier News Want Ads. been rcappolnted to Die state Oil and Gas Commission by Governor McMath. O. G. Murphy of El Dorndo was named a new member. McMath appointed the following to the Governor's mansion Commission: R. E. Shannon, Plggotf fl D. Burrow. Walnut Ridge; Mrs.' Barton Groom. Sllonm Springs 1 Mrs. Hayes McClcrkln, Tcxtirkana : Clyde Lowry, Little Hock (reap- pomtMi); Mrs. Clnricc Armstrong Hot Springs; Mrs. C. H. Murphy Sr., El Dorado. BLYTHEVTLIE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS * WE, THE WOMEN How to Meet More Men? It May Be Wrong Question By Ruth Mlllctt NKA. Staff Wrilff "How cad I meet more men?" R 25-year-old .stenographer writes me. She says she left her small home town a year ago to go to work in - city. Because her question 1s asked so often by girls who h«v« reached marrying age without any definite prospects of marriage I am answering It in print. Or, rather, I'm going to point out that I think those girls are asking the wrong question, The secret of Betting married isn't usually i n managing to meet more men—unless a girl just doesn't know any eligible men at all. For most girls, the secret of how to find a husband lies In seeing husband material-In the men she already knows. Let's talk about Mary B. for a minute. Mary knows half a down young men who have asked her for dales In the last few months. Two she turned down without giving them a chance. One because he hasn't had as good an education us she, The other because he isn't tnll enough to meet her spe- c'iliculkms. * Of the four she has dated, there Isn't one who doesn't have something wrong with him, according- to Mnvy. She thinks one is "conceited." She doesn't believe another will over "amount to anything." One Is 10 years older than she, which Mary promptly divided was too much difference in age. And the fourth lias been divorced, so Mary—although attracted to him—Is sttn that.If he has had one niarrlag« failure he's a bad bet, matrimonially. Prospect* Gone by the Boat* Now while Mary Is sitting around wishing she knew how to meet more men. she Is going to let «ix pros- iwcts get, away without ever giving herself time hi find out whether she could love one of them or not. Probably all six of the young men will eventually find wives. Mary may even feel a pang of regret some day if she happens to meet up with one of them happily married to a girl who saw his possibilities nnd overlooked his shortcomings. For that's the real trouble with most girls who are forever wishing they could meet more men. They »r« supercritical. They miMt realize that they aren't perfect themselves yet they are holding out for a husband who measures up to a list of readymade qualifications which they carry around In their minds. Qirls like that often.end up bj never marrying at all, or after let- ling their best marrying years slip by. marrying a man not even in a class with some of the men who weren't good enough for them live to 10 years earlier. Landlord Wants His Bath A Little Closer to Home PHILADELPHIA, March 16. M>; —Louis Fisher says he's tired of walking two blocks every time he wants to take a bath. Fisher told the City Zoning Board yesterday that two years ago he converted his home into two apartments. He Installed a bath in the rented second floor apartment, but -put aione in his own first floor quarters. . ' Whenever he felt the urge to bathe, he said.'he was forced to walk two blocks to the homo of a friend. Now he would like the zoning board to approve the installation of a bath closer to home. Airliner Makes Landing Safely Without Brakes LONDON, March 16. (/P) _ An American Overseas Airline plane bound for New York with 43 p ns - scngers made a safe emergency landing without brakes here last niaht. The passengers sipped cocktails anii ate a hot dinner while the plane circled for nearly four hours to lighten its fuel load. After landing they promptly shifted- to another pltine and continued the trip. Among them was Rita Lynch, Irish soprano who has a date in Chicago to make a St. Patrick's night broadcast. Their big Constellation ,the flaj- ship Sweden, landed tour hours and ten minutes alter taking off from Shannon. Eire. Pilot Walter Hestetller of Man- hassct. N.Y., said the landing gear retracted only partially after the takeoff. He said he feared to risk a trans-Atlantic crossing with the fuel-conFumins added air drag of the partly lowered wheels. Signs Compromise WASHING™. March is. m— Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) is one of 52 Senators who have signed a Southern Democrat - Republican compromise plan to settle the fill- Army and FBI Probe Pier Fire On West Coast OAKLAND, Calif,. March 16-(/Pj —The Amy and the FBI todiij sought the cause of a spectular fire Hint, destroyed a huge Army pier warehouse and all Its contents carls yesterday. Military authorities at. first estimated the loss at $1,000,000. However, Maj. Gen. James A. Lester San Francisco port commander, said later that figure might be too high The blaze was discovered shortlj after midnight. The 1,000-foot warehouse, filled with supplies for Okinawa and Japan, quickly turned into a mass of flames. Thousands of oi drums exploded, pouring flnmlr!z fuel onto the blaze. A three-man Army board was named to investigate the fire. One man was picked up by the Arms and questioned by the FBI but was released. 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"Trade With Wade and Save" Condemned Apartment Bums; 3 Die POPLAR BLUFl", Mo.. Murcli [«. M>)-Thrce small cliilciriMi, two girls »tid • boy, perished wltli tlieir dog In » fli« which destroyed a small tvo family apartment,, which hart beta condemned by firemen, late last nlglit. The children, iccordlng to Coroner drover Cirecr, hurt been locket! in their rooms by their mother Mrs. Mary nurch, who *ns vlslt- ^ it the home of nciKhbors. Bodlea of the children. Shirley Aim. 11, Violet «, and Gary Burch. 3, and Die dog, vtrc found together In one corner of the flre-clmrrett building when flnnccn txtingllshed the flames. Mre Chief S»ui Knight said another family, lu the other apartment. escaped when awakened by screams of (he children. A padlock on the door blocked efforts of neigh- bora to re.scue Oiem. Mrs. Burch said n,e lind been ordered to move from the 'ulldlng after it w«s declared unsafe for oc- cuptncy, *nd had plannrd to move toa&y, Coroner oreer und Sheriff Bill Brent, said a "full tnicl complete" Investigation ) s ( u progrcsj . Tallulah to Sue For Use of Name In Radio Soop Ad YORK, March - Tnlliilah Bnukhciul, irked by th use of tlie name "Tallulnh" in a radio Jingle advertising M ap 1, suing for »I,000.000 damages ' The fiery actress also Is asking an injunction against Procter & Gamble Company, makers of the soap; the National DrondcnsliiiB Company, Columbia Broadcasting System and an advertising ngcncy Miss Bnnkhend. currently appearing on Broadway in "Prlvutc Lives " contended last night: "I've yet to endorse a floor wax, a flea powder or n wnrt remover a cigarette or a hookah-pipe I'll unjlnglc both Mr. Procter and Mr Gamble, their aides, their allies and the echoes." Wnller Barry, attorney who said he will represent (he defendants said there was "no intention of Die agency or sponsor to capitalize on any living person's name." Winner of Oratorical Contest Sent to Jail MANILA, March 1«. M>)—Felipe Balangll won an oratorical contest at Mindanao College. Davao police promptly .treated him on a sedition charge. The student body threatened demonstrations, protesting the police action as curbing freedom of apeech Dnvao's mayor bowed, dropped the sedition charge. Title of Bnlangit's speech: "Wanted, a peaceful revolution." Highway Commission Head Plans Inspection UTTLK ROCK, Miirch 16. (/!')_ J. D. Lnmberl of Helena, chutvmim of tho new llluhwuy Commission, la getting acquainted with activities of (he illghwny Department Kiitl other dclulls of his Job. Before ho named a new commission. Governor McMiilh sold he wanted us chairman a mini who could devote several months of virtually fiillllme Kltentlon to the Job. Uimbcrt snld ho lind agreed to do Tlic chairman said he would visit nil district headquarters and probably every county In Inspcctlnx op- einlions of (lie department. Read Courier News Want Ad« Triat of Vengeance Killer Hearing Cnd OKLAHOMA CITY, March 16- M')—A district court, jury mny Ijc- Kin consideration today of tho Roy Frank Qodbcy murder case. dodbey lias pleaded insanity as " defense to » charge of murder In Die slaying last January n of Al- t'lVney Eiirl 1'riiel. TJie defense is expected to close Is ('USD, hopliiK to stive the (ulmft- t«l veiiBcnnnvc killw from deiiUi In Okluhoma's electric chair. After Its swift beginning Monday he murder trial slowed down yes-' tmliiy us defense and prosecution iwrmlcd doctors (hvongh the court- rooii) offering conflicting testimony on Oodbey's Insimlty. Kurller, tho defense sought to prove Oodbey was sent to prim far n years on evidence "cooked-un" by a private fingerprint expert. Dan ce at the Armory Sat. Mar. 19 9 'til ? Music by Calcutt Reed t And His 8-Piece Orchestra Sponsored By the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce SHOE SALE Ladies, you're sure to find the ri^ht pair of shoes for you in this very special clearance sale. Included art hundreds of pairs taken from our regular stock and now offered at only $2.00 ... for we must have nxirn for new merchandies. R c sure (o slop in and see them tomorrow. 2.00 There arc many styles from which to choose . . . high, medium, and low heels, with or without platform soles, wedges ... in kid, patent, and calfskin . . . sixes 4-9, widths AAAA-B .... and in colors of red, green, black, brown, balenciago, yellow, and multi- Mtors. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES Family Shoe Store 312 W«t Main Fhon. 2342