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IMC WHIG INTWIST If TMS FIRST CONCiRN OF THIS NIWSPAMR Associated Prtss Leased Wire VOLUME 90, NUMBER 179 AP, King and NEA Feoturet lOCAt FOWCAfT-- - Fayettoville and vicinity / parti cloudy and slightly warm«r tpflljti «nd tomorrow. High fmiperalur- yesterday 51: low 22; hoon todr 45. Sunrise 8:58; sunset 8:08. '..'· fAYETTJVJUE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, FEIRUARY J1, Part Of Wrecked Tanker v shows the stern section of the tahker Pcndleton as it rests on Xhe ship cracked in half in a storm off Cape Cod. Thirty-two 'sur stern.section by the Coast Guarrt. (Ap Wirephoto) MW Mass. sand bar off Chatham, vivors were taken off the Wayne Hyden Is New Police Head AtSpringdale State Trooper In This County Named By City Council State Trooper Wayne Hyden of Fayetteville has been named Springdale chief of police to succeed Chief S. R. Phillips, Mayor H. R. Sharp announced this afternoon. Phillips Monday submitted his resignation effective March 1. Hyden, 36, has been stationed in Fayctlcvillc since July 15, 1949, when he . was . transferred here .... from,, State Police district headquarters at Harrison. He has been a member of the State Police since 1944. ' · In announcing Hyden's appointment to the office, Mayor Sharp said the new chief .will take over ! is- new duties March 1. Until that time he will remain on duty here v Ji! 1 she- state force. Birthday Of First President To Be Observed Tomorrow's another national holiday; the 220th anniversary of the birth of George Washington, first American president. Government offices, including the courthouse and city administration building, will be closed, as will state and federal offices. Both Fayetteville, banks will close. Holiday postal service includes jutting mail into.boxes; there will. be no carrier delivery or window' rvice. The TIMES will' publish usual. L Wayne Hyden Appointment of Hyden to th post was made by the Springda] City Council on recbmmendatio of -the Police- Committee hcadc by Alderman Lofton Brogdon, th mayor said. ' "I'consider appointment to th post of Springdale police chic both an honor and a grave respon sibilily," Hyden said this after noon. "Fully realizing thc seriou nature of. the duties I am abou to undertake, 1 expect to do my utmost to fulfill them." Hyden, a. native of Coal Hill, i:. a former resident of Springdale having moved there with his par- "· onls in 1931. He. was graduated from Springdale High School 1134. In 1944 he joined the Arkansas State Police at Little Rock, wb.crc he underwent his preliminary po' lice schooling and training. Thc following year he was transferred to Harrison, where he was sta- ttaned until 1*9, when he was ordered, to FaycttcvJIle. Neither Hyden or Mayor Sharp gave any indication of their -future plans for the Springdale police force. Conscientious Objectors To Work 24 Months 'Washington-(/P)-Drafl - eligible conscientious, objectors have been ·rdcrcd by President Truman to work 24 consecutive months in cl-' vlllin job.i approved by their d r a f t boards. The Wtathtr-- Weather Over Wide Area Sub-Zero Blasts Hit Mid'Continent Chicago-W)-Sub-zero blasts hit 10 snow-covered and storm-bat- I tered areas of the Upper Mississippi today as cold weather spread over wide parts of thc mid-continent. | Thc icy weather extended over Montana, the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota. Thc fresh blast of i cold air pushed across the central .Mississippi and Ohio River Vai- I leys. Early morning readings in the sub-zero belts ranged from 10 below zero at Havre, Mont to one below at Rapid City, S. D. Winds hatl diminished and sr.ow stopped over the Dakotas and 'Minnesota, .but highway, travel 'in I many areas was slowed after a j three-day storm of snow, rain and ' sleet. Bob Bartholomew Hurt In Korean Fighting Word has been received here of thc serious injury to Lieut. Bob Bartholomew in Korea. The son of Dr.'and Mrs. R. P. Bartholomew of Fayetteville, he is reported to have suffered severe burns to the lower half of his "body while fighting in Korea. Ke is in an evacuation hospital. His parents arc in Panama at tlic present time where Dr. Bartholomew heads Point Four State Department program. One Of 10 Most Wanted Under Arrest Thomas Kling In Custody; Charged In $64,000 Robbery New York-(/P)-Policc'held one of. America's 10 most wanted criminals today and tagged him as- an old prison pal of Bank Robber Willie Sutton and a cohort of Willie in a $64,000 stickup. Three detectives s u r p r i s e d Thomas Kling, 45, as he walked out of a Manhattan rooming, house bathroom clad in r. robe yesterday. He reached for a-pistol'-· in · his robe. The detectives subdued met nvi CINTI the short tattooed desperado and led him to his room. Tliere they found two more guns, .19, pairs of handcuffs and material for. forging auto registrations. , The snapped a pai.- of his own } manacles on him an*l took him away for questioning. $2,174 Raised By Students In Chest Drive Kappas, Lambda Chis Win First Places In Campus Contests University students raised R otal of 52,174.85 in the three-day Tampus Chest drive which ended ast night with a men's singfest in he Stud'-nt Union ballroom. Goal 'or thc drive, which helps support several charitable organizations, vas $3,000. . Thc first annual Campus Chest, held last year, ictted about 51,300. The largest part of thc Chest otal was raised by U.A. women's organized houses, which competed n various original money-raising chcmes--$1,894'.85 was obtained )y the women. Last night's sing- cst brought a total of $228 from ales of tickets. And 552 was t u r n d in by the Student Union grill. r hich dot bled the price of coffee o 10 cents a cup yesterday, giv- ig the extra nickels to thc drive. Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority cceivcd first-place trophy last ight for collecting thc largest I um--$5():.«7. Second was Delta I Delta Delta with 5403.88. A 20-nian group of singers rep- csenling Lambda Chi Alpha fra- ernity won first-place trophy in ic singles! with a rendition of lut Brown Maid" and "Lambda hi Sweetheart." Thc chorus was irected by Mike Snnn of Pine l u f f . Sigma Alpha Epnilon f r a t e r n i t y on second place for a choral endition of "You'll Never Walk lone," -nd Kappa Sigma won ono-ablr- mention for "The osary." Five fraternities com- eted in thc singfcst. Singfest judges 'vrre Tom Snod- ·ass of Little Rock, represents- c . e of the M a l i n n a l Foundation !.-· - I n f a n t i l e Paralysis: Milan relghton and Ralph Eubanks, ayettevillc. The $2"8 received from sing- st ticket sales was allotted to ough for polio." The other con-. ibution:, wil' be divided five iys: 35 per cent to the U.A. undatior, for International Ex- 1 ang? of Students;-fl5"percent to World Student Service Fund; 15 per cent to American Hed Cross; Colonel Says Some Guns In Korea Had Defective Parts; Records Not Maintained Rebel Grasshopper Pilot Hoy Hunter, right Confederate cap, t spotting mission for thc Miss. The 45lh, former Army photo). husband of M rtrs. Ruby Hunter, 031 Hunlsvlllc Street, Fnycltcvllle," complete n map reference w i t h his observer, before taking off on a a- artillery ;s. The observer is Lt. James W. Smylie of Greenville, jiiard o u t f i t , landed In Korea earlier this month. (U. S. . Division ..five per :cnt to Fayetteville Community Chest; and 10 per cent to a reserve fund. In addition to Kappa Kappa Gamma and Tri-Dclta, -women's houses reported these contributions: Chi Omega $310.21; Hol- j combe Hall $193; Carnall Hall Two Killed In Explosion At Refinery Good Neighbor Dinner Is Served At Farming ton; Program Held In Hew -Gym Ardmoro, Okla-f/Pj-T w o m e n were killed and another was crltl- j c a l l y injured in an explosion and J «,,«:! by the ' t i r e which blackened the heart at' A crowd of nearly 400 persons attended ,i Good Neighbor Dinner at Farminglnn last night,' spon- Jimmy ..Es!ci,'v«ct(vs 4-ii Club forke'r, and Wo«ley. Ctofdon of ."the 8,600 Broilers Burn To Death Near Rogers r.ogers-(Spccial)-Two brooder louses and 8,600 Ihree-weck-old toilers were destroyed by fire at thc Lester Lindsay farm seven nilcs cast of Rogers on Highway 12 about 5 o'clock this morning. Rogers firemen saved a third iroilcr house, but arrived too late o save the two structures first attacked by flames. One'of t h e buildings was 100 feet long, the ither only 20. Firemen said thc lames apparently started from the leafing system. Airliner Crash Death Toll Now Up To 33 Elizabeth, N. J.-(/P)-Tho death oil in thc February 11 crash-of a Mlonal Airlines p 1 a no here tnnds today nt 33. Harold Brown, dais of the Manufacturers Trust Company pointed Kling out as OUR of five men who robbed their Sunnyside branch of $64,000 in 1950. He was booked on charges ot assault and robbery in connection with this stickup. He also was charged with possessing pistols illegally. Sutton, who also wa.v one of the 10 most wanted criminals before h:'s capture in Brooklyn Monday, already has been indicted in the Sunnyside robbery. Police Commissioner George P. Monagh.i" said Sutlon and Kline had been i'l touch with eacli other recently and were all set "to pull a real big ban!: job." Police theorized that the handcuffs were to be used to bind bank employes. Monaghan said Kling had a record of 19 arrests, "ranging from drunk trd disorderly conduct to bank robbery. Deadline Is Near On School Election Filing Saturday is thc last day which candidates may be nominated for School Board position^ for the annual school election in each of the nine local districts Fayetteville and Prairie Grove districts will elect' two local board members each. A candidate must file with the County Election Commission hy Saturday a petition bearing the names of 20 residents of his school district. At a police lineup, three o f f i - I *! 4 J,' S7; Zcta Tau A 'n h;1 S'22.30; - ' - -- ' ' Pi Beta Phi $105.30; Delta Gamma S8J.08; and Davis Hall $24.84. Murder Suspect Enters Hospital In Dallas Dallas, Tcxas-(/P)-Mrs. Mary Jean Parsons, 22, charged with murder in the pistol slaying of her Army lieutenant husband, entered a mental hospital here last night. She is under $M,000 bond in thc Saturday killing of Lt. Richard O. Parsons, 24, in their El Paso apartment. lorm^ lorncy, i c Fayetteville Chariibcr of Commerce. ·· ,, . " m "| Mrs. flushing pointed o d t ' l h a l --.··..!'!.. n^ .11-- j Wdfi line P ,T. A CTOUn in firminpfnn finery norlhenst of here today. j«=»'«l i n . t h e school dlnln K room, I | s active, with "-^n"mberThipo S ! a n d i. program was held in the men am' ' " the Ren Franklin Company Me-!'' 0 ' of Commerce. Dinner Thc James dead were Identified R. Sons, 29, and F o u n t ' " cw Kymnnslum, with Lev/Is . , , , Duston, 48, both refinery cm- Johnson as master of ceremonies. ploycs. Jn critical condition is Richard Grcer led group singing J. A. Bradshaw, 38. All three arc! prior ....... from Ardmore. i u-hic. 1 to the half hour program u-a-; broadcast over Radio Worker* S aid Sons rushed no '^ a ' K -' a s P«-'yeatt. response;, the chemical am and was hurled L , ' KciTl "Upcnntondcnt. of thc through a wall by the-explosion, i m " islon schools; Mrs. R. R.. Bradshaw wns blown 35 feet, wit- .""'"'"I- "resident of the Parent- nesses said. I Teachers Associalion; S c o t t y Homes over a three-mile area j i c o l t ' President of thc Lions Club were shaken by the blast, which I ' 1 - Farmlngtoii; lioy Sharp; 0. L occurred at 0:10 a.m. · Company I Williams, picsidcnt of thc School h by Mrs. Parsons' I the Bell Oil , by '" Gas Company i " and women' totaling 75. she said the organization has raised money for thc-school sysluin, and now. has $1,500 in the bank. Prior to the radio broadcast, Johnson introduced a. number ,'of those In thc audience, including Mrs.' Roberta Fulbright of Fay- oltovillc. This is the third Goou Neighbor dinner I h l s ' y c a r sponsored by thc Faycttevlllc C. .of C. Others have been held at Elkins and Hunts- villc. and more are to be scheduled. ·Under the plan being followed, representatives from the host lowns sell tickets In Fpycticvlllc, . as ompany wealthy lulsa, Okla., parents, said \ Tulsa. Jt has a capacity of 7 500 C LJ L - I / she entered the Timerlawn Sani- | barrels of crude oil a day and a j J d y S MUSDCind c tarium " ' Girl Struck By Ax Loses Three Fingers Rogcrs-(Special)-A three-year- old Pleasant Ridge girl suffered the loss of three fingers from her right hand after her brother, six, struck her with an ax while playing. Thc child, Joyce I.ee Stover, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stover, was brought to a local hospital a f t e r her hand was injured Tuesday afternoon. Surgeons removed three of the mangled fingers. The hospital reported Joyce Lee Arkansas--Fair, cool this lifter-1 night at EllzAbMh General Hos- noon and tonight, warmer Friday. I pita). a « ,u n ** «t i,«.ij,itrti ii-puiicd uoycc i,cc 8, or the Bronx, N. Y., a passenger nn d her brother were playinx near t l - 'he chopplnn block a t their farm home when the boy accidentally on apartment house, died last tarium "for treatment as expect- i sasoline cracking plant capacity of ed." i 4,500 barrels. Fisher said her parents, Mr and | - -- - rtmain-.here while their .daughter is in the hospital. Airs. Parsons marie a signed statement to officers saying she shot her husband after the two argued over financial help her parents had given thc couple. Audit Commission Session h Postponed Little meeting Kock-(/Pj-A of thc state scheduled Highway Audit Commission loday has been postponed indefinitely. The commission was to have considered a proposal to subpoena the list of donors to Governor McMath's .wo gubernatorial campaigns. For Scouting Conducted About 25' adult Boy Scout leaders from Northwest Ark. attended a "training course for trainers" last night in thc Hosp i t a l i t y Room of the Arkansas Western Gas Company. Stanley A. Mate, national assistant director of Boy Scouting service, conducted the session Present were L. M. fi. Rogers, Wcitark Area Council field Scout executive of Fort Smith; Johnny McWhortcr, Northwest district executive; Dick Burke, district chairman; scoutmasters, assistant scoutmasters, and committee members. Towns represented were Fay. etteville, Baldwin, Rogers, Siloam Springs, and Pea Ridge. About six Scoulers from Wash: ington, Bcnton and Madison coun- j lies will attend an overnight | Heart Is Cold, Wins Divorce! Los Ati;'cles-(.1?)-Mrs. Hetty R. j I'-olgcr, seeking a divorce f r o m ' ·r THI OlSERVtl Explosions Of Battle Pieces Is Reported ; Officers Declare 936th Particular In ; Handling Weapons . A Northwest Arkansas artillery officer, commenting on .rcpo'rts lhat "old and obsolete" artillery used In Korea frequently exploded, k i l l i n g s'unners, said, this aft-! ernoon that some guns used in.tha Korean fighting have exploded with fatsl results. ' ' ·-· But, reported Lt. Col. Bill Bush of Cane Hill,..commanding officer of thc 036th Field Artillery Battalion, in his experience more .accidents occurred as the result 61 faulty breech . block mechanism t h a n from lube (barrell explosions. . .-; .... A* Memphis, .Tenn., Korean ve(J cniivSgt. Robert E. Lansdcll, 24, charged Tuesday that the 155mm howitzers/ used In Korea, iVere carried over from World War II and frequently exploded, He'said one-i uch fijn : exploded .and. killed '6uK.nitfntefi of the gun crew-:. In Korca''today an Elfhth Army spokesman denied t h e . artillery used In that theater it either: old obsolete. The. charge, he Mid, 'is juat not true." '.. .·',- · " '";-···· Colonel Bush, who commanded he Northwest Arkansas' National jUard battalion during Its yearlri combat, salit that whllf tht:»3Bth luffered no explosions, iii weapons v'cre .World War/1! howiizeri,'arid hat they suffered fro'm-.deUcUv* lartiiri'tht br«tch,block; iMchan- sm; y ')·'. · · '- -.:'··''·**·! y:- "OiJr biggest trouble wiii that he.glJni coming from stonge had pt.,h,id"the:trrecord* milntalned," he colonel said,. In other wordi the rllllcrymcn 'were' unable. ; tp, tell nether their guns had .betri' fired wo rounds or 2,000 rounds before hey were received on the'.-front. The executive officer at- the D.'IGtb agreed with Colonel Bush (hit thc Guardsmen of the 936th suffered no explosions. But,' Maj, Clint.Meaddws bf'Fajetteville Mid thai "after, hearing- of explosions In other. .oXiifKs, 'th'e Northwest Arkansas artillerymen were particular In caring for and firing their 155mm howitzers. -- . ; Latch Springs Defective the breakdown of .small parts in the breech- mechanism 6f th» howitzers caused more difficulty than did tube - explosions, 'Cplbhel Bush said. He explained that-on many pieces' the safety latch sprijif was defective, causing the breech block to remain open after it: had been closed by gunners. This hazard caused by . failure of the automatic safely latch could be headed off through the use of particular care, he said. To make certain that the breech was closed; the artillerymen had to check th« gun carefully before' firing. An open breech block would cause the gun to discharge at the breech into the midst of the crew. In general, Colonel Bush said, Mother's Jump After Child Which Fell Fatal they had met. Mrs. Smith, the for-! hc 'xp'iilnod. me?-.Mabel LaFavor at Nevada/ .The colonel said he undcrslpod Mo., 1 mentioned living in Missouri,' that thc 155mm "Long Toms" such and was questioned by Mrs. Smtlh, i as were used by the 936th's sister thc former Ruby Dixon of Ncvad, Mrs. Jacks battalion, thc 837th. were troubled Pine B l u f f , Ark.-(/l'i- old mothci whcn she car a f t e r her young fw, rcli"irrom i the vehicle near (irmly. Ark. ;Cj Bryant Bcntonvillc -(Special)- Anoth r race in Benlon County took form yesterday whcn Clyde Duncan, Jsngc township justice of the 'cacc, announced that hc will op- losc Incumbent County Clerk Mrs R u t h Wharton In thr Democratic nrimary. Duncan has served as deputy sscssor tor the past several nonlhs. He Is past commander of he Riddle Hutchlnson Post of the mcrlctin Legion In Bcnlonvlllc, K member of thc 0«»gc town- flip Democratic committee, the 'arnonn Grange nnd Is treasurer . , , , - ,01 the New Home Granse struck his mlcr's hand with an Duncan h a disabled vctcrnn · " - i n f World War II. t r a i n i n g course Saturday afternoon i (| icd an hour after the accidcnlTi · liS pTh'V'', lc ' rnoon!iiyill(!s i' 1 hos|illnl hn ' p - Th: child, .Biiiy!Fir* Of Chancellor Ranch, Presbyterian camp near | Ed Bryant, four, escaped w i t h inaniCIIUf Bonanza. Glennon, AEC Member, To Speak At University. T. Keith Glcnnnn, a member of the United States Atomic Kncrgy Commission, will speak at the thc University tonight. The program starts at 8 o'clock. It will be held In the Student Union ballroom. Cilennan, president of Case Institute of Technology, Is brought to Fayctlcvllle by the D i »- linguishcd Lecturers' Committee of (ho University and thc program Is open to thc public wllhoul vhnrgc, minor cuts and bruises. Springdale Youths Injured In Accident Springdale - (Special) - Two Sprlngdnle . ouths were Injured early todny A-hr-n a car overturn- - «l twice nt thc Intersection of' 1 Credit Corporation In financing a Highway f] and .ilternaiv mule IJ8 i t r l l c h *'' l ' c m " ac b ? Ifi' 1 Schwartz cast of Spi tngrlnlc. Thc two liar- ·· ' !llrlso n. S-iles and ScYvlcc of Llt- old McChrlstlan, H. nnd John i"" !i ock worc Wellington Slit. Spokane. Wash.-f/Pi-Dr. Clement French, vice president of Texas I A. A: M. College, today accepted Litlh Rock-M'i-Pula.-ki Chan- [ the $18.000 a .year job as presl- ccllor Frnnk H. Dodge has ruled I t ' cnl "' Washington State College. againsl another Little fiock f l - 1 ---· nance company, accu.'.cd o ' cluirg-' me usurious interest rates automobile purchases. J u d g e Dodge yesterday ruled lh.it rates chariied by t h e Commercial ordered cancellation «t the alp's contract nnd vested title to llcnchoff, 13, were palicnls this morning in Washington County i Hospital, where they, were taken | 'he \chicli- in thc name nt J. B. in n Crtlllson-Siscn ambulance."- Rodgcrs, who tiled thc suit. Sprlngdnlr police reported Iho c a r ; Thp credit turned over when It engaged in n !$l'f! for tinan company Poultry Market -; The poultry market today as reported by the University of -Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and th« Dairy and Poultry Market News Service ol Ihe U. S. Department ot Agriculture. . .--;. Northwest Arkansas m a r k i l nhout steady: demand fair, volum* of trading below normal, lupplfin adequate most points. Prlctt p*U chn'in with «

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