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mi PUBLIC INTEREST · THE FIRST CONCERN OF THIS NEWSPAPER Associated Press Leased Wire AP, King and NEA Features VOLUME 90, NUMBER 184 FAVETTEVI11E. ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 27, I9SZ IOCA1 FORECAST-: Fayettevllle and vicinity partly cloud/ and continued mild 'tonight and tomorrow. High .temperature yesterday 52; low 30; noon today 61. Sunrise 8:50; sunset 8:12. PRICE FIVE CENT! JeisFireUp As Weather In Korea Clears Communist Plane Downed, Another Damaged In Fights Seo/t Korea-(/P)-U. S. Sabre pilot/today shot down one Communist M1G-15 and damaged another in a 10-minute fight in clearing" North Korean skies. It was the first jet battle since Saturday. The Sabre pilots said they traded firing passes with abou 190 MIGs--50 in the morning., 80 early in the afternoon and 60 toward evening. It was in the last brush that the Sabres scored. Maj. Van Chandler Waxahachie, Texas, was creditec with destroying one Red jet, his third of the war. Capt. George Dunn, Wilmington, Del., damaged one. · As the snow and clouds of the past few days cleared, the U. S Tifth Air Force flew about 500 sorties in the 24-hour period ended at 6 p. m. Wednesday--nearly norms! number. At Munsan, staff officers tentatively agreed to drop the question o' voluntary exchange of prisoners of war back into tl.e laps of a truce subcommittee. They've settled all prisoner exchange details but this key issue and one minor translation problem. Democratic Committee To Meet March 7 Little Rock-(/P)-The Stale Democratic Committee has been called to meet here March 7 to: Apportiun county delegates to the state party convention. They will be selected on the basis of o:ie delegate for each 400 votes or fraction thereof cast in the county for governor in the last Democratic primary. Consider filling vacancies on the State Committee created by the deaths of June P. Wooteh of Little "Rock and Bill Black, fourth district representative. . N Arid consider'' setting" 'filing deadlines for municipal candidates to confirm with those of state and district races. Press Association To Meet In Fayetteville Word has been received here today that directors of the Arkansas Press Association voted to accept an invitation from the TIMES end the Fayetleville Chamber of Commerce to bold the spring press association meeting in Ftyetteville " In June. Tentative dates will be June 13 and 14'. ' ' The association met year before last for its summer session in Fayetteville. Delay In Oil Industry Strike Is Expected Washington-W)-An oil industry strike set for midnight Sunday is expected to be postponed week In accordance with a government request. The delay was asked last night by Cyrus S. Ching, federal mediation service director. O. A. Knight; president of the CIO Oil Wqrkers International, told Ching he would poll the union's policy committee. Ching arranged for government- sponsored negotiations between the union and six leading oil companies beginning Thursday. 19-Year-Old On "Most Wanted" List Of FBI Washington -(/P)- i h e FBI's "most-wanted" list was revised today to include a teen-ager, the youngest person ever placed among the nation's 10 top fugitives. He Is Kenneth Lee Maurcr, 19, of Dclroit, sought for the bludgeon deaths of his mother and 11-year- oM sister in Detroit's Rguge Park section last November 26. · Bond Issue Approved Stuttgart, Ark; -'(/P) - Stuttgart voters yesterday approved, 786 to 4f»Z, t $375,000 bond Issue to finance repairs and improvements ' to the sewer system here. Poultry Market -- The poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science nnd Technology and Ihc Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of the U. S, Deportment of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market weak, demand good, volume of trading .normal, offering!! liberal, All prices f.o.b. farm up to 1 p, m. today: broilers nnd fryers, - all welfhts, 17 to 28 cent:; mostly 27 crtti. Engine Tumbles From Bomber Over Okmulgee Tulsa, Okla.-(/P)-An Air Force security guard was placed today aroum; an engine which fell from a B-47 je' bomber flying at 5,000 feet o\ er Okmulgee. The six-on- jrined craft was approaching Tulsa's Municipal Airport yesterday when its No. 1 motor .tore loose, brrely missing the cockpit. Lt. -Coi. · Joseph Turner, Air Force representative a i the Douglas Aircraft plant here, said he was'piloting the b o m b e r ' a t the time. Clare Coe, Douglas t e s t pilot, look the controls and landed the .plane. Okmulgee County Sheriff Jim Kirby said the motor missed a farmei s house by .700 feet, plowing nearly six feet into the ground Heavy Snow In South; Frost For Florida Georgia, Cgrolinos And Virg'nia In Path Of Storm (By The Associated Tress) A.February storm that cost two lives piled deep snow on widespread areas' of the South, and even greater depths were forecast for some sections today. Thick blankets covered ' many parts of Georgia, the Carolines and' Virginia--and the weather- Spectacular Fire In Texas Flames and smoke billow from the flash and fraclionaling lowers of the Skclly refinery cast of Longview, Texas, after an explosion. Plant Superintendent J. D. Waddcll said the explosion was. caused when a high pressure vapor line burst, lie estimated damage at thousands of dollars and said the plant would be out of production two weeks. (ommiitee Works On "Automatic Shift" Price Ceiling Plan man said the worst was yet to come for North Carolina. Lighter falls swirled across sections of Alabama and Mississippi, and a trace was reported deep in Louisiana. Temperatures generally were above freezing, however. Subfreezing weather was reported early today in North Carolina and in the Virginia mountains. Frost was forecast for North and Central Florida. The U. S. Weather Bureau said today rain and.chilly ^eather.ex- tended from NorthVfn Florida along the Atlantic Coast as far north as Virginia. Except for a little snow and rain near the Canadian border in the Northern Rockies, the rest of the country had generally fair weath- The two deaths attributed to the ·storm occurred last night near j Martinsville, Va., when a motor- I car struck the rear of a state high- ] way truck spreading abrasives on i a snow covered highway., Two men riding in the car were killed. Washington-(.1')-The S e n a t e Banking Committee wrestled lo! day with an "automatic shift" price ceiling plan it hopes would benefit \}\p public and cut red tape for business at the same time. Chairman Mnybank (D-SC) announced yesterday his group is working on a plan automatically to suspend price controls on items selling below ceiling levels, and automatically restore the controls if the price rises to or above ceiling level. ' Maybank said the committee is talking it over with price control officials. "Our aim," he said later, "is to get something foolproof and a i r tight that will help the consumer and the business man, and stand ns a "bulwark against inflation." It will be among issues considered when the committee opens public hearing? March 4 on a bill has voted to send back to the Senate for its approval or rejection n bill to abolish tight new restrictions on the f m p o r t a n t i n g of dairy products, fats, oils and certain other commodities. The committee approved the plan earlier in the year, but the Senate bounced it back % io the committee for another look. Maybank said the corn- to continue in amended form the i miltrc vote was 7 to 5 in favor of defense production act. This is the law from which .stems the authority for existing price, wage, rent and other economic controls. In n companion announcement, Maybank disclosed the committee repealing. the cubs, but he declined to say how individual members voted. The controls 'are scheduled to expire June 30 and there has been no move to continue them beyond that date. Brings Top Price At U.A. Sole raft Not In Favor Of UMT At This Time Washington - (/P) - Senator, Taft proposed today that the start of I universal military training be! postponed "for about three years." j "I can't see why we shuol dtry ; o start UMT as long as the drafi' s taking most young men for two"' years active duty," he said. ."I i could not vote to do it now."' j Other protests were cited by Representative Short (R-Mo), leading opponent of UMT.| Short predicted that Northern' Democrats from labor farm districts would help Republicans kill the Gregson To Be Honor Guest At little Rock Little Rock-(/P)-W. S. Gregson, a member of the University of Arkansas staff for 33 years, is to be honored at a dinner at the YMCA here tomorrow night. A gift is to be presented to Gregson. Dean Robert A. Leflar of the University Law School will be the principal speaker. Apparently Running Out Of Phonies Vinila, Okla.-(yP;-Afler t w o years of parking meters, the bus tokens, fcrcign coins, and slugs arc finally thinning out somewhat at Vinita. But weary public officials don't think the public is Retting conscience-stricken. They believe Vinilc citizens arc running out of slugs, King's Funeral Cost Is Set At $162,400 London-WJ-Thc funeral of Kins Benlonville To Purchase Park Will Pay $12,000 For Property Benlonville-(Special)-The Bentonville City Council has voted uanimously to give the Finance Committee permission to purchase Komark' Park from Charles Craig of Little Rock for $12,000 it was announced this morning by Mayor Alvin Scamster. The park contains 19 acres and Includes a grandstand, horse stables, race track, and football field. It is used for horse shows and other activities at the County Fair, and Is the playing fjeld for the high school football team and the Bentonville Merchants baseball iqjiad. The Council proposes to main- . tain the park for use by the local | teams and for use at the County Fair. * The 15-months-old Angus bull shown here brought the lop price of II was decided also to'rirain the $800 as the first beef auction sale in history, at the University agri- two blocks on Southwest B Street cultural experiment station was held yesterday afternoon. Nineteen between Second and Fourth Av- purcbred sires--five Hcrcfords nnd 14 Angus--sold for an average cnues. of $600. The top Hereford price was $725, paid by Chris Finkbeiner I of the Little Rock Packing Company. Ted Button, right, of Hunts-ville paid $800 for the Angus, which he will a d d ' t o his Springlakc Angus Farm. His two daughters, Linda, 11, and Palsy, nine, are shown at the left. {Carl Hancock Photo). Test Ordered To Fix Ratio? For Dairy Product Action By Board's Representatives Held "Arbitrary" Chancellor Thomas F. Bull ordered the Arkansas stale Hoard of! Health yesterday afternoon tn lost! and inspect the plant and products i of Glenn's Dairy nnd report within 30 tlnys w h e t h e r the dairy meets requirements fnr a Grade A rating. Concluding H seven-hour hearing in which 1H wMncssns testified, Judfic Butt ruled that the board's representatives acted in an "unreasonable nnd arbitrary" manner December 20 in ordering removed the A - r a t i n g from Glenn's m i l k and milk products. f \ The judge also instructed William Glenn, owner of the dairy who is complainant in the case, to allow "full and free access" to the board's, representatives in their inspection. Jn ordering the inspection, Judge I3ult modified a temporary restraining order -which had prevented the board from carrying out the down-grading, He will decide whether to continue or abolish the restraining order when the board makes its report. Until then Glenn retains his A rntijig. Dr. H. E. Small wood, then di^- trict medical director, ordered Glenn's A rating removed December 20, following" the disappearance o f ' 15 milk cans which health official* said they quarantined at the Glenn plant here December 11. Glenn went to court and obtained the temporary restraining order. He has sold "A" milk since then. Glenn contends t Dr. Smalhvood acted .arbitrarily as a result of personal feeling and that the milk Is Grade A. 'Julge Butt ruled 'the evidence :onlaincd no proof that Glenn received any milk from nn unwholesome source; that under periodic inspection from .June to December 20 the Board of Health had Considered Glenn's plant art'd product to he Grn.dc, A; and that Glenn had not' received "repented warnings" which - might : h»ve justified removing his A rating, Although Glenn's lawyers contended the 15 cans were not quarantined according to law and that no evidence was introduced to show they contained anything but water, Judge Butt held that the cans in question contained milk. H e ' f o u n d that "there seems to have been authority", for quarantining the .milk, hut that other means of action were open to. the health officials besides downgrading Glenn's products. HononiichI TestiHcs McCloy Fears New German Nationalism Disaster May Result, U.S. Agent Warns Declines Post Jxjndon-(/P)-An Informed source said today Sir Oliver Franks, British ambassador to Washington, has declined the post of.sccretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The North Atlantic Council on Monday Invited Franks to'accept the-Job, Franks Is said fo be anxious to.return to private life after his tour of'duty in Washington. Of Five Are Killed In Oklahoma Collision Lawtori, Okla.-W)-A t r u c k struck a dog crossing Ihe highway, then car'eencd out of control into an oncoming automobile, killing I were looking for a check artist five members of one family neatl] v -' nn enrolled at Arkansas Slate School Used To . Help Him Push His Profession Jonesboro-f/l'J-Slate Police today here yesterday. . . The dead were Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Shaw, their sons Virgil, Jr., 16, nnd Vernon, ID, nnd Clyde College here to further his profession. Sgt. Wyatl Patrick of. the Slate Pocahontas Sales Barn Burns; Loss $50,000 Pocahonlas, Ark.-M'j-Fire destroyed the Auction Sales Com- p.-n.v barn here last night with loss estimated by the owners at between 550,000 and $60,000, Clyde Kinkcad and Monte Segravcs, owners of the establishment, said also lost in the fire were 72 head of cattle, eight horses and mulct and an undetermined number of hogs. A large transport truck was he believed the burned. ^Segravcs said The truck driver, Carl Wilson, was seriously injured. 55 Men Are Knighted By Queen Elizabeth London-f/Pl-Qucen Elizabeth II today tapped 55 men on both OKI. wyau ramcK o r - no Slate , iFc was of i n c c n d i a r y orlRin . I'nlice said a man who sicned his I .--...... Bells To Issue Call Story, 20, son of Mis. Shaw by a I name a.i Robert Lcc Dow used j previous marriage. his college identification card t o ' cash three worthless checks, each for $45, at downtown stores, Lattr, said Patrick, police discovered that, the chec!; Dow used to pay his registration fee nlso was worthless. Mrs. Roosevelt In . . . _ ... . shoulders with n-gllltering sword I n d l O For A VlSlt and made them knlghls. It was! George VI cost $162,400. The gov- i hcr , lrsl lnv( , st | Ulre . T 'hc |iieen New Delhi, India -UP)- Mrs. crnmcrit presented ^ thcjijll to I n | sn distributed 53 awards for gal- ' K r a n l J I n D. Roosevelt arrived lo""'" J '" "" ' " lantry to British soldiers, sailors, | di.y for ,i visit of a month to marines and civilians, Indiii--"n land I've waited a long, long time to see." The widow of the late U, S. pret Parllnmcnt today, asking It to vote the necessary money. Jo Stafford A Bride Los Angoles-yP)-Honc.vmoonlng today arc Composer Paul Wejton and Singer Jo Stafford, who were married yesterday In St. Grcgory'i Catholic Church, Five Die In Flrr. Montroal-(yi')-Flvc members of ident was greeted at the airport by Prime Minister Jawaharlal n fnmily died today when tiro i N r h r t i nnd his sister, Mr*, Vljaya- swept their hontt In nctrby Vllli Inkuhml Pandit, India's former am- SM. Plem UnsMdor to Washington. To. Prayer Friday A call to prayer through the playing of bolls will rinf, out In F'yctlcvllle Friday, .starting at 1 'no p. m. A' concert will he played on the University carlllonlc bells from 1:30 lo 1:45, and church bells will ring out from 1:45 until 2 o'clock. This will bo part of the observance of World Day of Prayer, Stolfn Car ftfrovrrrd nogers-(Spcclal)-noger« rolled. Chief Walter C. Dean ond Police j Ihrcc of those rescued; The bulk of lestimony yesterday afternoon was by*t5scar L, Honomichl, 20, district sanitarian who with City Sanitarian James Coe placed quarantine tags on three of the 15 milk cans December I I . Honomichl safd he and Coe followed B. C. Lawson's truck from Lowell to .Glenn's plartt and walked up as the cans were being unloaded. ' H e d i d / n o t look into the cans or take samples or tests, he said. He put quarantine tags on three cans and told Cicmi Jones, plant manager, not to move any of the 15 cans. The next day, Honomichl said, he returned and was told that the cans had contained only water and that it had been pourel out. Jones said he was not present at that time and didn't know what happened to the cans. . Glenn was present in the courtroom but did not 'testify. John Neai, manager of the KiCoiiiifies Meet Here Members Planning Organization Of District Committee Republican parly members from the 10 counties o f , t h e Third.con- gressional district were to meet at 1 p._ m., today at the courthouse here .to map plans tor the organization of a GOP congressional district committee.. Under the recent re-districting of Arkansas, the Third.Congres- sional District Is nrie of the slate's largest, and Republicans have not previously attempted to form an organization linking the 10 counties together. They hope to complete the organization before the April 25-26 state COP convention at Little Rock. Counties making up (M dis- .trict are Bcnton, Carroll, Washington, Boonc, Marion, Baxter, Madison, Newton, Scarcy, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Van Buren, Sebastian, Lncan and Scott. Charles W. Atkinson Is chairman, of (he Washington County Republican Committee. Kraft Foods Company plant in 74 |\.; u . I- Qcntonvillc, read his records! 11 UllYC*!!! showing sale of 15 cans--1,350 pounds--of milk to Glenn's Dairy December 11. The milk was either ungraded or graded "for manufacturing, purposes," he said. - j Honomichl said he understood It was a violation of health rules To Reopen Friday The 71 Drive-In Theater on Highway 71 north of Fayetteville Hll rc-oncn for the season Friday at (1 p, m., Henry Seamens, tn bring ungraded milk into ... Grade A plant. Glenn's attorneys manager, announced today. disagreed. The Board of Health A fireworks display is schcd- attorncy did not produce the rule Honomichl referred to. Honnrnich! said one other milk distributor had previously been found in possession of similar milk uicd for 10 p. m. Pri/.os will be given 16 the oldest cnr and the car with the most people. In the horseshoe pitching congest, a free p.iss will be given for a ringer out and it was quarantined, lie «iiri°' ' ivc shots. the other company was not down- The theater has been clo«ed dur- CONTINUED ON P A G E T I I I I K K I il.E the w i n t e r . Arkansas Private, Three Others Rescued Near Guam After Plane Engine Explodes Guam-(/Pj-A U. S. Navy Tanker | man rescu.'d was not available. He j todny rescued four of five airmen j was picked up about nine miles i who balled out of a B-2fi weather | from the spot where the other! plane when an engine exploded I three were found. 150 miles norlhwo.it of G u a m yes- j An Air Force spokesman said tcrday. j'tho plane was returning from n Search Is still nn for a f i f t h man. . routine "weather mission when oil Five others presumably died In ' leaks developed. Tho pilot radioed the explosion. I for help and was joined by n B- Mllltnry authorities n it m c (I · 29 rescue plane. The engine on the ' Officer Quant Morrison yesterday recovered an abandoned automobile stolen Monday in Danville. It belongs to Mall Cnrrlw Cecil Mill- sip of Danville, Capt. Michael Judge, Nrw York; LI. FJIward W. Erlekson, Superior, WIs., and Pfc. JamM L. Dce»f? Camden, Ark. They were unln- Itired. The name of the (ourth weather plane exploded nhorlly after. The rescue pilot snw men parachuting from the weather plane, dropped a lifeboat and * life rait, and radioed lor mora help. Some Top Leaders Foster Movement, Report Declares Bonn, Germany-(/PI-U, S, High Commissioner John J. McCloy. today predicted "general 'disaster'' 1 U-.ICES reviving ·German nationalism Is baited. He accused .most of West Germany's .political parlisj and some cabinet mlnliteri of fo»- tnrlng thu revival. . . ,/; ' McCloy's sharpest warning'' to dattf against the trend, to nationalism came in his quarterly report U the Slate Department. ........ Commenting on another' ajp«t of. the German scene, Mccluy (aid East Germany's controlled' economy In its fight for Industrial self- sufficiency during 1951 may have equaled the 1836 output in' that section. . . . ,'·* ' In West Germady, he added, industrial production Is at a higher rate than In any prewar year and West Berlin's 'economic activity has reached Its highest 'level since the end of the war. r Dees "Neo-Natl" Tartlet . With his warning agauist reviving ' nationalism, McCloy also spotlighted theicmergence of neo- r-Iar.l parties which he said Intend to "discredit and: destroy.; parlli- menlry democracy" · in 'Weit Germany. "' ' · ' ' . . ' . CM the German parties he Hid: · . "Most of lhe,e»Ubllshed political parties, have; been stocking the mer.'h«ndise at .nationalism.;; Individuals oY circles and. In a few cases, -.even the controlling elements "of : an entire ;it»te political organization have expressed highly nationalistic .sentiments, either out of conviction or as a vote-get- ling device. Hlla "Some Ministers" ' ' 'Even some federal ministers have not been above such actions;" The high commissioner said tS« neo-Nazi parties are ."extreme rightist and ultra-nationalist or- ganizaztions which invent scandals and rumors about the democratic parties and parliamentary lea/iers and dub anyone who opposed Hitler as a traitor.' /·' .- · . "They vilify the Allies and seek to distort Allied policy and tht genuine desire of the Western ppw- ers to brlnK Germany back into the community of . nations . as ,t democratic partner." Check To Be Mide On Cir Dealer Activities Wash!nglon-W)-The government today launched a nationwide check .on complaints that new and ULcd car dealers are not complying with price regulations. The Office of Price Stabilization said the inquiry wtll deal "with any over-ceiling sales and with the proper - posting * and tagging of prices on cars. ' Enforcement Chief Edward P. Morgan said in a statement that "widespread reports of non-compliance necessitated the survey." The agency said the complaints eame. from all sections of the country. ' ' '·. Slayer Of Plantation · \ · i · · ' Owner Killed By. Posse Columbus, Miss.-W)-A p o s s e hunting the slayer of a white plantation owner shot and killed a 39- year-old Negro ex-convict near this Northeast Mississippi town. Shuiff's Deputy Tom Glover said Robert Cobb was shot down as he fired nt a group of about eight pi.s.,5 members while he fled across a field yesterday. The .field was four Miles west of the plantation whore John Allison' Hardy, Si 1 ., was killed early Tuesday. x Hardy, prominent In New Orleans as .well as here, was shot as he sought to stop an argument at the house ot his Negro cook. Sheriff C E: Farmer said the cook lold him later Cobb .had been there and had told her h* would never b'i taken alive. .',",'·.;· ' ' Nit Arkansas-- Fair and warm* tMt afternoon and tonlfMi .-~~ '" («lr and mIM.

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