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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV1II—NO. 24 Elythevllte Courier Blytheville Daily News Mississippi Valley leader Blytheville Herald BIA'THICVJLUC, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1952 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Top Steel Officials Called by Sawyer Before Wage Hike WASHINGTON (/Pj—Secretary of Commerce Sawyer, federal boss of the steeJ mills, conferred for SO minutes \villi lop officials of the seized industry today and then announced he would meet a (must immediately with CIO President Philip Murray. By ROWLAND EVANS JR. WASHINGTON t£ l i —Top steel industry officials were summoned, today to the office of Secretary of Commerce Sawyer for a possible final conference before an expected government-imposed wage boost for 650,000 CIO stcelworkers. The steel company presidents, facing an unprecedented situation In (he deadlocked wage-price dispute, were headed hy Benjamin PaiHess, president of U.S. Steel Corp. Sawyer also scheduled a conference with CIO President Philip Murray, head of Ihe steel workers union, later in the morning. A cloak of secrecy was wrapped tightly around all aspects of the situation. Sawyer in Confab Sawyer, nominal boss of the steel industry for the government, JL has been in constant touch with W President Truman, it was learned. There was every indication he would confer with (he Preside tit again before announcing any change in wages for Murray's steel workers. The president said yesterday he personally would make the final ! decision on how much of a wage boost the steelworkers should get. He made that statement alter Murray had said "We expect the government will impose on this industry the recommendations of the Wage Stabilization Board." The wage board proposed a three stage- nV»-cent wage boost, 81 •> cents in fringe henefits and the union shop—a form of compulsory unionism which would compel all workers to join a union within a specified time. The highest offer industry has publicly made was 1Z\' £ cents in straight wages effective last month and about five cents in fringe benefits—paid holidays and the like Most of the industry holds the union shop unacceptable. I* r it: es K ey I'o in I The question of prices has been a key point throughout the si\ months dispute. EHts Arnall price stabilizer, ha;repeatedly said the Industry is entitled to a maximum $3 a ton price boost. The industry contends it need four times that much to offsei the cost of the wage board's proposals. In an industry statement las' night, Charles M. While, presidcn of Republic Steel Corp., accused See STEKL on Page 3 Dell Reaches Red Cross Goal $647 Is Collected In Annual Campaign Dell has completea'S'lfe' jwjijLit the 1952 Red Cross fmjgt'afrp'ptiti by raising S647.23. it was aiinoiiricSJ today by John Stevens. Jr.. drive chairman there. The Dell contributions Incrrasc the counly total to 313,693,05. The Hybbard/Hoke Buy Osceola Firm Fergus Furniture Store Is Sold to Blytheville Company Hubbard and Hoke Applianc Company of Blytheville has pur chased Dane Fergus Furniture Com pany of Osceola, it was announce today by G. G. Hubbard, Sr. In making the announcemen Mr. Hubbard revealed that th transaction includes the entire furniture and appliance stock of the Dane Fergus Company as well as installment accounts. The latter will be operated under the name of Hubbard and Hoke Ark-Mo Granted Rate Increase 'fhe Arkansas Public Service Commission today granted Arkansas-Missouri Power Company a power rule increase of approximately seven per cent, about two per cent less Hum the boost requested by the utility. This Increase, trie general raise in rates nsked Uy Ark-Mo, will acid J1GV265 annunlly to Uie iitil- Furniture Company and is to be rilESBYTLlU 1 OFFICERS NAMKI)— Four of the nowly-elccted general officers of East Arkansas Presbytery's women of the church meet on the steps ol First Presbyterian Church here this morning. Left to right, they are Mrs. B. E. Fahl of Batesville. corresponding secretary; Mis. Alice Williamson of Pine Bluff, historian; Mrs. J. w. Bisiiop of Pine Bluff, president; and Mrs. Howard Poss of Pine Bluff. vice-presider.t. Officers weie elected this morning, the second day of the annual convention held here. (Courier News rhotol Presbyterian Women Name Officers Here . East Arkansas Presbyterian women, holding their annual convention here, this morning elected Mrs. J. W. Bishop ol Pine Bluff to th presidency of the group. BlythevJUe's First Presbyterian church is host to almost 150 from the churches in the Presbytery. Other officers elected this morning included Mrs. Howard Poss of Pine Bluff, vice-president; Mrs. Inside Today's Courier News . . . New mechanical lien Ic.sls and grades CRKS at hatchery here . . . fit rni news a nit review . , Pages G-7. . . . News of .Men in Service . . . rage 12. . . . Tirst Methodist Church make* plans fur ctinferoni'i 1 here . , . Sunday in Missco Churches . . . rage 5. . , . Osci'ula News . , . Swluly . . . Lvxoni News . . . I'age 2. . . . Arkansas News Uriels . . . , . . markets . . . Pa tie 3. . . . New Hrmvns win :ig:iin . . , sports . . . Page 9. . . . Time has cnim- for irity to have zoning ordinance . . . editorials . . , Page 4. ity'.s revenue from Arkansas consumers. The new rates became effective April 5. Coupled wiin a similar increase of $152,000 a year granted by the Missouri PSC March '2G, the total additional annual income from the two-state aren will amovinl/t to $316,2135. / Ark-Mo officials said toctayj tha 1 lie increase will ndd approxhiiate- y two cents n day to the avk*rne< evidential consumer's bill. ! The added annual income fron Arkansas will be exclusive of rove, me from sale of |x>\vcr to Tex a: Eastern Gas Transmission Co Industrial rates were increas- 'd SMO.OOO n year in a separate 'SC order handed down last DR ccmher. Ark-Mo officials explained tha the effective dale of the rate In crcnse was set as April 5 to mak t coincide with the date set k) the Missouri PSC for the Increas in t!mt state. The rate increase will bring Ark Mo's rate of return ' i its invest ment to G.35 per cc:U, which th Arkansas PSC held to be "lair an reasonable." This was the rate o return established in the case be fore the Missouri PSC: Originally. Ark-Mo askort for a 12 per cent increase when it filed an application June 20 last year. On Dec. 12, however, the utility amended its request to nine per cent. The company cited increased use of power by consumers in this area and success in holding down expenses as rca.son-s for the reduced request. The increase, Ark-Mo arm!, was needed because of increased prices of materials, supplies and labor. The company also cited the necessity to maintain a sound financial condition in order to attract Investment, capital to operate and expand. Ark-Mo officials said today the Missouri Squeezes Flood-Swollen Top Into Levee Channel Critical Hours Begin at Dawn As 'Army 1 Struggles to Hold By DON WIHTKHKAD OMAHA (AP)—The mild Missouri squeezed its floocl- swollen into Ihe narrow Omaha-Council Bluffs levee channel today and an army of workers lialtled to hold the groat river in its strait-jacket of dikes. . B. E, Fahl of BatcsvUle, corres- ' '' ponding se cr«t»ry >• Miller of -^'. J . .'•'; W. past six years, will take charge, of the Osceola firm. : At Die same lime, II was 'announced that, all stock and accounts of Hubbard and Hofce Ap- goal for the county is $20.000. Mr. S60—Dell Compress Company. sod—J. M. Stevens. $35—Stevens Gin Company. M. J. Kochlcr. S25—E. M. Woodard, Planters Gin Co., Dell Gin Co., M. F. Brownlee, Farmer's Gin Co. S20— John M. Stevens. Jr., J. H. Brinn. ?16.23—Baptist Church of Dell. S15—Cohe Bovvers, Ulysses Blankenship, Earl Magers, E. A. Stacy. S10—A. B Smith. Jr., Charles S. Armstrong, Glen Cook, Rev. E. H. bard & Son, Furniture and Appliances. To Kvp.iiid Gift Shop The Osceola firm will be operated as a co-partnership Including Mr. Hubbard, Mr. Hoke and Mrs Mildred Lou Hoke. Mr. and Mrs. Hoke and their three children plan to move to Osccola as soon as they dispose of their home here. Mr. Fergus said this monil.. 0 that he plans to expand the gift ! sh op he has been operating adja- Hall, Russell Greenway, Mrs. J. M. i ccnt to 'he furniture store by add- Gill. Allen Liggett, B. S. Simmons. I '"S a full line of jewelry. $5— Billy D. Keener. Metcalfc's Store, L. M. Moody, H. R. Crawford, R. B. Crawford, C. A. Smith, Mrs. K. G. Gill. Ed. Hardin. Oral Hunnicutt, D. W. McDcanuan. E. w. No- . Location of this firm will remain the same and will be operated under the name Dane Fergus Jewelrj and Gifts. Mr. Fergus 1 store will remain , . . . . . ........... land. Dave Cranford. Bob Hender- °I )C:1 during the expansion, and a son, Charles P. Kennett. Roy Wul- 1 formni opening of the enlarged firm ton. Noble Dixon. Herman Koehlcr, Floyd Tate, Jack Lewis. Bran mini Pharmacy. Hoy Brinkley, E. H. Prcwitt, Bud Mooney, Mrs. T. F. Mavtin, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Cald- wcll. *3—Ligpett's Service Station. S2.-T5—Elcjn Dixon. Mrs. Let tie McClelland. $2—Dallas Brownlee. Curtis Duncan. Mi's. J. E. Johnson. SI.^0— Russell Simpson, Katherine Mui'tin. SI—Swirl Beauty Shop. Clyde Smith. L. T. Mooie ,Mrs. Kate Adams. will be- held in he said. three weeks Memphis, tr*fes'urerr' ; Alice Williamson ot .Pine Bluff. iiistorian. Mrs. W. B. Burkell of Bnssett was chosen District Pour chair- nan, to succeed Mrs, C. M. Gray of Blythcville. (See additional picture on Pagr, S) Yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Fahl, retiring president, was in charge of the meeting. Mrs. Jesse White, president of women in the Blytheville church, welcomed the delegates and visitors. Speakers yesterday included Mrs. Alma Syrtenstricker, retired teacher at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.; the Rev. J.o h n Gingard, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Paragould and chairman of women's work in the Presbytery; Mrs. N. N. Drapei of Forest City who discussed the establishment of a chair of Bible at Stillmon College; Miss Emil> Boehler of Litle Rock who is home on fiu-luuga from missionary work in the African Congo; Mrs. W. N. Trulock, Jr., of Pine Bluff; ant: Mrs. Patsy Bratton Turn er of Canoe, Ky., who .spoke on her work with schools in the mountain ions of Kentucky. Mrs. W, W. "McCrary, Sr., of Lonnokc, Synodical president of women of the church, and Dr. John D. Sprngins of Arkansas College at Batesville, spoke this morning. Twenty-thrci- East Arkan.-.a? Presbyterian Churches are represented at the meeting here. Kline Assails Parity Move 100 Per Cent Plan Called 'Trap' by Farm Bureau Head WASHINGTON l/fi — Allan Kline, president ot the AmerKai Farm Bureau Federation, said today a proposal by Son. Uobert Kerr (D-Oktal to support fan] prices at 100 per cent of parity i a "trap." Such a program. Kline said in i. . statement prepared for a Senate :lcw rnlcs nrc Actually less than Agriculture subcommittee, "would thosc '" Dltcct in Iwc . at which ovcrnmcnl control tlme a ra(e reduction was made. The Arkansas PSC said its order today was based'on information anc hearings before the Missouri PSC since it preferred to treat Ihe two- state utility ns a single company In order to establish a uniform rate for the same''classe.s of service. The critical hours began before ilaivn when Ihe slow-moving [Icmtl begnn surging [nto (he seven- mile Ions funnel of sodden dikes protecting the lowlands of the twin cities of Omnlm nnil Council Bluffs, lowii, The next '18 hour.s may determine whether the tremendous \viUcr pressures will burst through levees ami cause more agotiy and damage along this river which has become u monster of destruction. All night long soldiers mid civilian workers—more Ihivn 24,000 of them—toiled under floodlights on the dikes here and on levet-.s downstream where the rising waters arc expected to smash through almosl every fnrm dike oil the way to Kansas City. Doctors, lawyers, business executives, students, newspaper- nen and other volunteers took theii turn heaving .suiulbags on the dikes Lo strengthen them against the most awesome floods the Missour Democrats Find the Man Who Came to Dinner Cannot Run Piano Auditions To Be Conducted Here April 26-30 National piano auditions sponsored by the National Guild of Piano Teachers will be held in Blytheville for the third consecutive year, it was announced today by Mrs. Dalton Fowlston, Guild chairman here. The auditions, open to all members and students of the Guild, will be conducted April 2G-30 at the Hotel Noble. Adjudicator this year will he Dr. Esther Baldwin of Columbia. S. C. About 100 students are expected to take part in the auditions here. These auditions are held each spring In about 400 auditions centers throughout the United States and Cuba. "These auditions afford piano students an opportunity lo be heard j by a competent, authority and offer ] eniourujTi'iuent to both the ordinary music lover and professional hopeful." Mr.s. Dalton Fowlston ?aicl. Guild members to enter students are Mr.s. Elisc Clark ol Joiner, Mr.s. Donald Wertz of Osceola. T. W. Hunt or O.srcola. Mr.s. Ellis B. Stan- lord of Luxora and Mrs. Fowlston. mean complete gi of farm production, including the matter of who would grow what and how much. 1 ' 1 He said it also would lead to government priee fixing and to the end of private trading. [••Icxihililjr Is Tarsot Kcrr'.j bill, one of (hree before Ihc subcommittee, would repeal (he flexible price provisions of the farm law and guarantee farmers 100 per cent of parity for their Parity Is a formula for figuring out what the fanner should receive for his products to pive htm relatively the same buying power he had in the past. Kline said the farm organization he heads favors retaining the current price support program "he- cause it protects fmmt'rs against disastrous price sluims and at the !mv ? n ml *<iullo control program "ll.,, I TV ' Weather Arkansas forecast: Cloudy and mild: scattered tlumdershowcrs to- MILD AND CI.OUUY morrow and in the northwest portion this afternoon and tonight. ..Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday; few widely scattered brief lieht showers Friday night and in northeast Saturday forenoon. Minimum this morning—48. Maximum yesterday—74. Sunset today—6:34. Sunrise tomorrow—5:24. ny JACK BELL NEW YORK ,,F1 _ Democrats [rotted out their presidential aspirants at a SlOO-a-platc dinner last nifirht and found the star of he couldn't take the nomination— Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois. This let! in a political swivel New York organization leadevs who called county chairmen together today for a meeting designed to endorse W. Averell Harriman as the state's favorite .son The expected Harritnan endorsement would make the mutual security administrator a holding candidate who would keep New York's 94-vo'.e convention delegation intact for the July Chicago convention Beyond that, Iherc was little expectation that the 60,-year-old scion of a wealthy railroad family would go anywhere on a national scale. Tn Ihe view of man.v party politicians here, he would be lucky to land on the Democratic ticket as the nominee for Senate lo oppose Republican Sen. Irving M. ives in tile N-'vetnber election. Finesse Ts Emphasized The confusion into which Ihe he was makinsr a fraudulent np- pearanco. since he was runmmr only for governor of Illinois, and not for President. "\cvcr Mrirr Serious" Off the stage. Stevenson told this time fits into a relatively free enterprise system." II Is Unfortunate Work in Blytheville To Start About May 1 By action of the City Council In appropriating s"f(i;icnt funds t finance the work, Blytheville will again this year, beginning about May 1. ttccordln? to W. R. Summer- area MiporvL-or in charge of Blood Donors Sought Here 95 More Registrants Needed; Bloodmobile Due in City Tuesday With only four days to go befor the Red Cross nloo<lmoblle visit here Tuesday, only 105 cf the ncc- Cfisary 200 prospective donors have r.egjstorcd- fit the office here, R. A. Porter, blood program chninunti, said today. A completely-filled schedule is ncrc-sriiiry lo get. at least, 165 pints of blood during the visit, Mr. Porter said, Thi: cxlra 35 donors are needed to Insure getting the 1G5 pints after some rtonor.s are rejected or fall to keep their appoint- Kline said it was unfortunate! nl?li ''' ia control operations In the that "some of those who profe.-:s county, the greatest interest tn the farmer's welfare arc promoting recommendations which threaten to destroy all farm support programs by making them completely unclefcns- ible." "The ultimate end of this road might writ be to deprive farmers off all price protection at a time when they most need a sound program," Kline said. One of Four Spa Men Hurt in Blast Dies Jack Dalton Mick To Be Ordained to Baptist Ministry Jack DiiHon Mick, son of Mrs. J. B. Armstrong of Blythcville and me . :1 iy, r of the First Baptist Church here, will be orclalned to the gospel ministry at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the church auditorium. Mr. Mick is n student at Southern Piecipitation last 24 hours to 7 ] pa*ly had been plunged by Presi- a,m.—none. ToUl precipitatii 16.63. dent .Tiurnan's announcement he ion since .Ian. 1 — |. mild* not .^rok renoinination nor a draft may have empha- Meati temperature (midway, be-f*i>>"ed the finest- with uhk-h St^v- tween liEnh and low)—61 Normal mt'an tempviatu April—61. This Date Last Year Mlnimnm this morning—33. Maxlmhm yesterday—64. Precipitation Jandary l u> dat 15.47. Ienson vave the Dfmoernu fur cljlicklillv: -- Lilt pvoh;ihly fina Baptist College at. Walnut Ridse and is serving as pastor of the Hosa HOT SPRINGS. Ark. Wr—One of Baptist Church. four men injured in an explosion } The ordination council, composed •acxm.s. will be — - j ! formrd at 2^15 p.m. Sunday in the i,«i,™!L? mins hcre ' th "M »<• was James Montgomery, 2-I.JYouna People's Department of the Sec POLITICS on I'aqc 3 I of Hot Springs. I church. . . | '" - J"' -" •• ' '»" <;'. l-Ml^UJJi 1 IIC Ul U jllllllUlL l.UL' reporter he was never more scr- i while alle&erUy dynamiting fish of pastors and den lous in his life than when he an-- die cf today. •- - - -"-- Tins program Is a cooperative i>rcjcct between the 'city and the £tatc Health Department with Ihe city furnishing the labor, materials and upkeep of motor vehicles while the Health Department furnl.shc.s Ihe vehicles, hand tooEs, manual and power -spray equipment a.s well a.s technical .supervision. Mr. Sumniervillc said a crew con- si^tiru; of an inspector-foreman and fcur laborers will .start work on or nboiil May l and will he employed for a period of about five months cioariutr ventilation from the edgts of writer .surlacrs and applying larvicklc at reculnr intervals to kilt off mosquitoes while they are in the larvae stage-. In addition, a :-pr:ty machine will be operated through the alleys of the districts cf the oily where an insecticide will he applied to those places which serve as breeding places of attraction for flies. Mr. Summerville paid project does not include the • and bringing them up lo date. ''We hiive sent out over 150 letters to persons who said earlier that, they wished to give blood," Mr. Porter said, "but so far only 31 of Uie;:e have .sent back thtir pledge cards. We wish that every one who rc'ccivr-d our letter of April 8 reply immediately or call the* local office of the Ret! Cross at 4-1R1." The blow! quota for the Mid South Blood Center is being raised practically every week, due to the encrmoits need for blood tn Korea Mr. Porter added. alloy has ever known. The river crept to 30:i5 feet early ortay. Flood level is 19 feet and ic highest flood ever before re- orded was 24.(i feet back in 1881. The ci-pnt battle was to get the rest 01 tntr river safnly pust the arrow Omnha channel through vhich the water is flowing at the antastic rate ot 286 billion gallons ier dny. Farmland Inundated North of Omaha, the Missouri sprawls across (lie fnrinhind for is much as 15 miles. Little ham- et-s are inundtited and farm build- st a nil with only their roofs showing in the vast and lonely wll- Icrncss from which ail living hings have fled. For SO miles upstream, the river ivernges 10 miles in width—or 52,800 feet. But in the narrowest >arl of Ihe Omaha-Council Bluffs channel the funnel is only 1,200 feet wide. A nil the tide must be passed .hroiigh this slender bottleneck before the danger is past. There was no wall of'water or battering waves. The river crest was a monstrous, creeping tiling Unit moved slowly and with Iru- mcmlous power. It strained against the dikes here with a pressure of more than 1,250 pounds per square foot. Workers Rusli Sandbags Through the night workers rushed sandbags to weak points. The water crept to the top ot" the levees at some points and then splashed against the boards built lo hold back the top few inches of the river's crust. Water oozed through .soggy levels iml through spongy earth bencjjth .hem as danger signals. Levee pa.- ;rols sent workers into these points as quickly as they were spotted. The nerve centers in the fight were com mam] posts set up by U.S. engineers under the immediate direction of Brig. Gen. Don G. Shinglcr, Missouri River division engineer. By telephone and radio, the command posts kept in touch with workers and relayed reports to heac'tiuarters where every flood- fiyhting move was charted on maps. U. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, chief of ilic U.S. Army engineers, told reporters he believed the levees hero would hold. " -^ "If we can control the sandboil areas," he said, "we'll win the Sandbnils are caused by the river pressu re fore ing water through sandy strata beneath the dikes. Negotiators to Talk ' Off-Record' on PO W's MUNSAN MV-Allied mid Communist stuff officer?, after a two week recess, tomorrow reopen otf-the-iecorcl talks on how to exchange prisoners of Inn Korean War. There was no indication whether j one Red jet was shot down and a break was imminent in the long i three were drtmatred. deadlock over the Allied demand j Allied IOF^CS, If any. are reported for voluntary repatriation. weekly. use lo residual and outbuild- in:; crows within the corporate lim- it.s of the oiiv and this type work will be dene in Blytheville by re- qmvst only. Miami Jeweler Pays $75,000 for Son in 'Phony Kidnapping MIAMI, Fla. W-A wealthy i A man who said he was "Dr. . police were notified, and gave him i detectives, who were nclm? briefed Miami jeweler paid S15.230 "ran- , Henrlpixiii" caller! the Yellow Cab ![•••- •-••- - • •• ' - •--- ^'- .-..-..-?. .. , som" for return of his rl-yenr-old Co. son yesterday in what poiicc called r them lo pick up Ricky Richtcr a phony kidnapine. Coljurn School and drive him to Daniel Richtcr was rimied into ive minutes lo verify the story. 1 at the store by his brother, Alvin " ' Hichter. The father rushed lo the bus Miami Heach and asked j Rirhtcr quickly called Ihc school! learned his son was gone, Ihrn de- paying S 15.000 in jewels and S200 cash ill what police said \vas "one 1 of the cleverest and most perfectly timed' 1 extortions in memory. The boy, Richard, was never actually kidnaped, police Kaid. although Richtcr was convinced he was buying bis son's safe return While poiicc and the FBI mar- shalled forces to meet what they though was a genuine kidnaping, the child was ridim; in p. taxicub lir.;.]>i!a!. puipnrtcdly to be lives M. II - . , cirtocl to notily police. While ticlcc- Some observers, however, indi-I One MTG was shot down and two tatrd n compromise formula was [ were damaged In one of five morn- in the works. Both sides were bc-'i"S battles which mntrhr-d a total 'of 70 -Sabres against 58 Russiiui- lypc AIIGs, 3rd SriG Diuna^riJ The third MIG was damaged In an afternoon doefi^ht involvinc 50 See WAR on Pagn i t lived to have -spent the past two the city-; weeks overhauling prisoner rosters .station, placed the ha^ in a locker. UN Heady To Try The U.N. Command said It was ready for another try to bieal: (he deadlock. The Conimuni.sUs hart pressed twice lor speedy resumption of the secret talks. The staff officers will meet at it a.m. (B p.m. EST Friday t. The negotiations were recessed April 4 to allow both sides to explore possible new solutions. The agreement to resume pi >:,- , A ,. k ., n , MS wjkllifl , Fc(i( ,, ;lUon at oner exchange ™*™_. *••'"* ! thc 13rh almllal c , >m . cn ,, on Neison Elected To AWF Beard R. A, Nelson of Blythenlle elccirtl to the l>o;ivu of (iiroctor from a private school willi his ":•] ;:\c]y ill" mother. Aluio:-- 1 . ,s i nil i It uncou sly, a wo tuna's voice < ;iHptl thc school ?.u- I hoi'ji :c> «T.d f-;ii(i a taxi would aiTivi-- "-o'lii to p-rk n[j tbn boy. C;ib driver Ucrl \Vnlowii7,. 2-i, \va.s sent lo Ihc- r-rliool and picked up I. he i)!>>'. One tn ember of '.ho gniiET niu-,1 have watched him be- t'.ause a telephone call then \vcnl to thc father's office* in downtown The taller tulfl Daniel KirhLcr hr yiLunr- and K. A J and .sinrc the designated phone . Taunton were en route to Ptchter's booth was being used, placed thj Jewelry ngrtin Store, hi.s phone key In another booth. the subcominiltcc on truce supervision. M>et I^sls 8 Minuter The nicctinx la.sted eifiht ntinulc;s; short "no progress" session of „,,.,„„,,. ion m L ., tl( , Kortc ll!ll:i ... The JYderatl™ also elected J. D. Parks of Little R-x:fc. president: Hu^-M'll .lames nf Pine Bluff, nrst , vice president: W. F. Ei-kiu of Par- Detectives reached Ihe bus sta- and 25 seconds—more than the to-! j- socor.d vice pre-iclent 1 and W. "lie Rave me instructions to take I tion as Riclitcr left. While onc'tal of the previous seven sessions.;^ Apple ot Illtlo Rnrtc secretary.' the jewels and money to a phone j watched the originally-deslgnated j Hut Maj. Gen. William K. Hari:-on ; U. booth in thc Police cle Leon Hotel."' Richtcr related. "I told him thc mo.u I could raise was about S15.- 000 in jewels and S200 in cash. He said that would do." RicMor went to the hotel andio'hcr. aioi wa:!r,d in the booth. A bellboy told !"''<' '^f booth, [he other went back to the [said no headway was made tow-ard ; store to find the father. Apparently while the'detectives; j brr.ikiru' the two-way deadlock i (./TTI-f LIZ ovor Rcli nominnliou of Russui | watched one phone booth, one of I •» ">'" "" truce inspector and Allied the extortinniM.s slipped into the' obicctions to the rebuilding of the a corner, and took! Nmth K" 1 ™" military airfields j Ol) : riA ers ba\ e pi cdictrrt :>n Bench to Doctor':-; In coniiMsl to the uusuc^^ful attempts of Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee lo arouse the party faithful, Stevenson had the ban- queteers holding their sides from at M:amii),. u | Ru-ky in bis custody and Ihnt j mm '"•' was wanted on the phone | When pu!:re teinfoicements ar- ospital in Ciji:i!, no ] J; ,j- Tn would romo to !hi- child ; At " 1C rlt'sV: anfl the same maninvid, tin- key uas fcune, the locker of about l^.if tin- falhi'l <o-i>]ieiiiU'd. i who had culh d rarlier tnld him to was op'-u and ihc key was In II. .-.till MK'fcy wuti < lievvins; gum. About the lime Uichtcr relumed t« bis slurp, i puzzled doctor at! ] "Mr Mud, "I Ills i.s pmoly » busi-! I"' 1 " u; Jewels ;itul ca^h In a IJHK Police said the plolterii UMjii ih['|nc.-.s deal mid will reriuirc S50.00o' in a <:cli " locker at the Greyhound :liool. Ihe laxi company ami Ihr | in liMnioiuK and ?."i.fir;0 in cash for i' )US ;,'ntion. plane the key wilh a hospilal as unwilling dupts in their i you shakedo\vn. to get votir boy baclc.' Richtcr reported. As police reconstructed the! The caller warned Hiehler Ihe- crime, it happened this way: i bo of rhcwinp cum mirier Ihr counter of a certain telephone holh. find leave the hosir.tal called and asked If he had a son. Ricky. The boy at (he hospital >y's life would be in danger itj Hiehler was still a step ahead of j was waiting lor his faro. the cab driver a^ieeir.ent on these two issues I v.(juld come only afler the prisoner deadlock is broken. MKi's Slrcik S"iil)i KbOUL i:f< — Communist MIO jrl- stri^akrcl south from their Mau- churian bases today and tangled with u. S. Sabre Jets in six tattles hich over Korci. The U. 3. Fifth Air Fone said as it is to figure out where others

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