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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1948 B1ATHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUK1ER NEWS PAGE 6 Arabs Killed i Blast at Haifa 400-Pound Barrel Bomb Tossed from Stolen Army Truck By Eliav Simon United Presj staff Correspondent JERUSALEM. March 3 tUP) — 400-pound barrel bomb exploded utslde the former Municipal uildlng In the Arab Quarter of lalfa today, kllllnf- 11 to 16 por- ons and wounding 10 to 50. An official announcement said ^were killed and 16 Injured scr- lfs\y, all ot them Arabs. Later rivate reports said the casualty oil reached 16 dead and 50 Inured. Authorities tentatively Identified he bombers as members o[ the itern group of the Jewish under:round. Two buildings were wrecked by he blast of the barrel of explo lives. It was hurled from » stolen krmy truck Into Stenton Street hear the old Municipal Building. I Witnesses said the truck wos es- orted by an automobile in which hrec persons, nil wearing battle rcss, were riding. The vehicles vere said to have come froi>- the Jewish section of Haifa, a r < to lave sped away Into the Arab res- dential area. Besides the two buildings d--;-iol- ithed. others in the neighborhood, ncludlng Police District Headtiunr- ;ers. were damaged. Military and police rescue workers searched the debris to deter- ine whether any victims still ere under it. The explosion, described as a 'minor version" of the Ben Yehu- lia street bombing In Jerusalem, Stenton Street at Toothpick Comes Into Its Own Divorcee Names 'Biq Jim' Folsom In Paternity Suit CULLMAN. Ala.. March 3. (UP) ' —James K. iBIg Jim) Fulsoni, Alabama's kissing governor, today was named respondent in A paternity suit In which a 30-yenr-olrt divorcee from his home county charged he Is the father of her 22-month-old son. The suit w».s filed in Cullm« County Chancery Court here yesterday by Birmingham Attorney Klngman Shelburne on behalf of Cnrlstliii' Putman Johnston, who sought to have herself declared F'olsom's common-law wife and lo elvc her son "the dignity M tlmate blrlh." The six-foot eight-inch Alabama governor, who recently announced his presidential candidacy Southern favorite Km. left, Montgomery yesterday to drive to Washington lo testify before a Congressional committee. He was to arrive | there early today- Tolerance Kx RACINE. Wis. (UP)— Sophomore class officers »t Ihe Washington Park lil(h school are an example of race tolerance. Ken Turner, Negro, 1« president; Nancy bee, a Chinese- American Is vice president, and Secretary Alice Olsen is of Danish ancestry. |:ouk place on 8:45 a.m. Area Heavily Guarded Reports from Haifa said the |A.-atxs were mystified how Die ex- Iploslve-laden car could have reach,td the heavily-guarded Arab area. The blast shattered scores of Iwlndows In other buildings In addl- Itlon to the two buildings dcstroy- Jed. It was feared other victims may |be buried in the debris. "(her reports said British troops .is light artillery and automat- | lie weapons have broken up » snl- i Ipers engagement between Jews nnd | lArabx In Ihe hills near Bab El . |Wad. halfway between Jerusalem and Jaffa. The British fouchl on the side of the Jews against the Arabs, who |toofc the offensive in attacks against Jewish convoys on the htgh- |way. Casualties were reported to nave been light. The British attack was the first Imade In carrying out Monday's ul- Itlmatum that the heaviest wea- Iporw would be tiu-ned on either pide that took the offensive In Jhe •loly Land war. Tile battle cut the last two tele- Iphone lines from Jerusalem to bettv Libuse examines a ferris wheel made ol M.COO toothpicks on display at the Chicago Hobby Show. Constructed bv Richard Guelh. of Chicago, the model took 315 hours lo complete, stands three feet high and has 24 cage-cars with hinged door seals. Woman, Who Killed Mate Wins Acquittal by Jury HBBER SPRINGS. Ark.. Marcti 3. (UP)-Mrs. Hazel Jones, 3*. of Heber Springs was free today of charges that she murdered her 1ms- band Cecil Jones lust December. A Clayburne County Jury acquitted her yesterday after almost 14 hours of deliberation. Several times the jury reported to judge Garner Fraser that it was having difficulty reaching a decision. Mrs. Jones testified that her husband was a bootlegger and often abused her. She remained calm when the "not guilty" verdict was read. The former Prince of Wales treduced and made popultr mede shoes for men. MUSTEROIE 1 Slow Progress It took the American colonist about 2CO years to advance their settlements from the coast to the crest of the Appalachins, accord- Ing to the Encyclopedia Britan- ivica. Jaffa and Tel Aviv. 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