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INI MJIUC INTEREST · TNI FUST CONCERN Or THIS NEWSPAPER Associated Press Leased Wire King and NEA Features Fiyettevlli* and vldnrty p«rtl) cloudy ind colder tonight "with probable light rain. " Tomorrw partly cloudy and continued cool. High temperature yesterday-'71 j low 48; noon today (9. Sunrise »:»9; sunset 8:13. VOLUME 90, NUMBER IBS FArETTEVIllE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY JB, I9S2 PRICE FIVE CENTS Madison To Pay Its Respects MqMath · Faubus Announces "Appreciation Night" ; For March 7 Littl: Rock-(/P)-Governor McMath's friends in Madison County are^planning a big celebration · to show they are behind him despite criticism of his administra- ·· tion. · The -jovernor's administrative assistant,' Orval Faubus of Huntsville, said today that a "McMath . Appreciation Night" would be held ·in Huntsville PTarch 7. He'said /about 250 state officials and em- ' ployes will attend. Faubus said the purpose of the dinner-meeting is p "To show Goy. McMath and members of his administration that in spite of all the criticism and attacks made on him and his administration, the people o f . M a d i son County appreciate the good job t:-.at has been done generally ,, and are especially grateful for the new highway construction that has been done . . ." Administration of the State Highway Department, for which the governor si id he. would assume full responsibility, was criti- . cized during the recent Highway Audit Commission's hearings. . Faubus is publisher of the Madison Cotmty'Record and before accepting the position as assistant to · McMath was a member of the Arkansas Highway Commission. W. E. Mowery of Huntsville is a member of the commission. Wins Medal Four Grocer Firms Organize · To Be Known As Cardinal-Stores Four independent retail grocers in Fayetteville have organized as the Cardinal Foo* Stores ' .to achieve cooperative large-scale . buying and advertising, t h e - ...chang,;-. becomes effective- this · weekend. e The grocers are Campbell's Super Market, 337 South School ^Street; Purdy's Supply, Highway 71 south; Savmor Food Store, 230 Mill 'Street; and Combs Grocery, 500 Huntsville. Ownership o." the stores is unchanged. The four Fayetteville stores will be,associated with Car-j dinal .tores in other cities, including about 60 Cardinal stores in Tulsa, Okla. The move gives the Fayetteville stores a cooperative buying power of $15,000,000, spokesman said. As part' of Ihe Cardinal opcn- tt:.., the stores will give a television set, six pedigreed cocker spaniel puppies, and 12 aluminum dripolators. The gifts will be awarded in about four weeks. " Registralion will begin tomorrow. . Driver Meets Judge Sooner Than Expected San Francisco-(/P)-Mosl drunken drivers meet the judge only after they've sobered up. . But Superior Judge Twain IWichelsen told police that he pursued and captured Edward Rowland, 61, after Rowland's car sped through a. red lighl and narrowly missed the judge's auto. He forced Rowland's car lo the curb last night, found him intoxi- Cc.tcd and confiscated his car keys, the judge related. Rowland was jailed on charges 'of drunk driving, speeding, reckless driving and going through a stop signal. ·Marshall To Receive Four Freedoms Award New York-(/P)-The Four Free- dcms Foundation has chosen Gen. George C. Marshall to receive its · annual Four Freedoms Award at a dinner Lore March 14. The foundation announced yesterday thai Marshall was chosen .for his works as "chief architect" of the Marshall plan. The Bronze Star' Medal for heroism in action is presented to Cpi. Jack W. Hobbs (left), son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray G.-Hobbs, Route 2, Winrlow, by his battalion commander, Ma'j. Waller M. Turner, at a fron'-line ceremony in Korea. Corporal Hobbs is serving as » ' r i f l e man with Company A of the'Third Division's Seventh Regiment. (U. S. Army Pholo). Return Oi Glen Rose As Porker Basketball Coach A Possibility Glen Rose, former coach and athletic director at the University, and one of the all time great basketball stars of the school, may be its next basketball coach. The decision is expected to be made by Rose, who is cage coach at Stephen F. Austin College, Nacogdoches, Texas. John H. Barnhill, University athletic director, said today he j has contacted Rose twice within the last week, and has discussed ! the proposal with the former Fay- i etteville man. It is .known lhati Rose would be a popular choice, i and that Barnhill would like to have him returh. ' j ·It is recognized also thst Rose is well liked in his Texas posilion, where his teams have-been con- sislenlly in the -victory column, and where he has.lost but four games Ihis season, two of his wins being over Rice nf Ihe Soulhwest Conference. He has' built a new home in Nacogriochos, and information here is that residents there will do their best to persuade him to stay. Announcement in the Nacogdoches paper that Arkansas is considering him started actu i- ties among the fans there to keep him. · . I -Mrs. Rose has relalivcs in Ihis section, and the Rose family MSIIS here two or three limes a year The Stephen F. Austin team plays its last regularly scheduled season game tomorrow night, and i friends of the Roses here expressed the hope the coach might come here for conferences with Barnhill and others. Rose was active in Fayetteville community enterprises antl was j Washington-Wl-A leader of Ara. member of the Chamber of i kansas' movement to draft Gen. Commerce and the Lions Club Dwight Eisenhower for the Repub- Private In Air Force Stabbed; Charge Filed Two Deny Guilt In Hearing Before Municipal Judge Loy Keller, 47, of Fayetteville was. arrested last night by Sheriff Bruce Crider on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing of Chester Talbot, 27, an Air Force private. Also arrested in connection with the altercation were Keller's son, Faye Keller, 21, and Jimmy Williams, 26, both of' Fayetteville. Bolh men were charged wilh disturbing Ihe peace. · The sheriff said the knifing occurred about 9:30 p. m. al 136, South Washington Avenue. He 1 said the men apparently engaged in a fight and trial Ihe elder Keller stabbed Talbot twice in the ..back. Talbot taken lo Veterans Hospital in a Walson's ambulance, was not believed seriously injured. The two Kellers and Williams pleaded not guilty when arraigned in Municipal Court this morning. They were released on bond pending trial. Worst Storm In 50 Yeats Hits Cape Cod, five Dead Mountbatten Visits Eisenhower Troops To Stay In Japan Under New Agreement By SAM SUMMERLIN Tokyo-W)-Diplomals signed an ag-ccmcnl today providing that America ·.. trnops will stay in Jan indefinitely on just about the I Admiral Lord Louis · MountbaUcii-rimiored ' to be ·=ame terms^s exist now. No limit | a good look at the command badge worn by Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower. ime limit was set on the length of ':heir stay. The agreement, implements the J. S.-Japan'security pact signed at San Francisco last September. t will become cffecllve automatically wh»n the peace trcaly is ra'li- 'icd. . Glen Rose Jees State Republicans Supporting Eisenhower among other organizations when he lived here. Rose coached baskclball al Arkansas from 1934 through 1942, ai.d can point to a nine-year record of 150 victories and 44 losses. His teams won 82 games and lost in the Southwest Conference, 26 and won five championships. He lefl the University in 1947. ' Barnhill said today that he is "receiving six to eight applications for the coaching job a "day" and t h a t after he has screened the applications he will go before the Athletic Council and the Athletic Committee of the Board of Trustees with a list of prospects. Governor Buys Farm Sheridan, Ark. - (ff) - Governor McMalh has purchaseed a 2BO- acre farm aboul nine, miles north of here. The governor said yesterday he paid $2!),SOO for the farm, purchased from Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Morris of Sheridan. lican presidential nomination today predicted thai nine "nf the stale's I I GOP delegates to the na-. tional convention would support the m i l i t a r y 'commander. J, e f f Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, Ark., said he could not go along with a report that Arkansas' delegates would support Senator Taft for the n o m i n a t i o n . ' Speck mel here -with GOP leaders from 11 Southern states to complete organization of the "Eisenhower for President" movc- n.ent throughout the Soulh. Truman Delays Telling Of Political Plans Washington-W)-Prcsident Truman said today he won't announce whether he will seek re-' election until after he returns' from a trip lo Key West, Fla. Way Sought To Maintain hlenslon Work Funds Washington-OT-An anticipated oss in .federal aid funds for agrl- ullural extension and farm agent activities In 150 states may be off- el by a bill introduced in the House of Representatives yestcr- ay . . ' · ' Rep. Carl .-Albert (D-Okl,i) has introduced a bill that will increase federal aid funds $816,000 annually. Albert explained that some slates, including Oklahoma and Arkansas, have had a decline in farm populalion. Federal aid, he said, is contingent upon rural pipulalior. and Ihercfore would be decreased unless some aclion is lakcn. Albert said Ihc cul would seriously hamper 4-H Club activities. He said he will make every efforl to have the House Agriculture Committee act promptly on the bill in order to make the funds available beginning July 1. Charged With Trying To Burn Down Church Kansas City-(/P)-Iilmcr Kesslcr, 42, Lee's Summit, Mo., farmer, and former mental patient h a s been charged with trying lo burn down St. Mary's Catholic Church there. He pleaded not guilty to Ihe arson charge yesterday and was returned to jail in lieu of $30,000 bond. Kcssler, police said, admitted blowing up his own automobile atop a grave in Lee's Summit cemetery early Tuesday. Princess ·niiican commander--I'akci There have been McMath Announces He's Ready For "Draft"; Promises To Tell "deal Story" Behind Highway AidH Commission North Little Rockr(/P)-Gov. McMath last night served notice that he will accept a "draft" to run for a third t e r m . ' I n ' a n address at a meetlngof. the Brotherhood of Ra'iiroa'iTTTaln'mcn here, the governor'said: ' ". "J may not announce'for a third term, but. if, as many as three people ask me to I'll feel that I'm drafted and It is my duty to run." McMath made this statement In Introducing W. P. Kennedy, -ria- tinnnl president .of '.the., brqthc'r-- hood. When Kennedy "ippltiv tie told his.'audlencc, "When.the-gbjf^ crnor announced he will be a candidate for reelection, labor will get behind him ann\rpturn him to office where he belongs:" McMalh lashed out at his foes in the 195,1 General Assembly, and also hlnlcd- that he had S! great ' ' 'wly "i A.ulit ' ator«: : ;6iVtlie state Hljjlway 7 Be- i''After the' legislature quit they left me 'the ; -HJ/[hway;'AudIt · C6rh- mlssldn.f^ My ehlertiiinment, 1 ' he said,.'".There is » great: story behind thi HAC and I'll be'there to tell It to you.at Ihc proper.tirnc;" Poultry Morket -- , ITie poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy and Toullry Market News Service of ·the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Northwest Arkansas market! *bout »tundy, offerings In excess of · fair demand In nil points. Prices | paid f.o.b. farm up to 2 p. m., broilers and fryers all weights 2718 cents · lb., mostly 27, TOMORROW IS WOMEN'S DAY Tomorrow is Women's Day. ' Some 62 Fayctlcville merchants will offer over $600 worth nf g i f t s ! to.lhe women of Northwest Arkansas--plus special bargain prices--! in celebration of the once-cvery-four-years event. ; Feature of Ihe Leap -Year Day sale will be a "treasure hunt" In I which women shoppers over 16 years of age are invited to register al Ihe Chamber of Commerce office in the City Administration building. They will be given a number and must find a matching number ''· in a participating store In order to receive Ihclr gift. ; Also on the program is a bean-guessing contest al Ihe Chamber ; office. A $50 defense bond will be awarded, lo the winner In (his event.' Male clerks in many of Ihe stores will wear "Women's Dny" aprons' as a gesture of servitude toward their women customers, One store has tvcn elected a woman manager and assistant manager for t h e ' dny, Numbers for the treasure hunt were to be assigned lo Ihc merchants today, Registration for the wom.-n at the Chamber office will hCRin tomorrow morning * 8.::- and continue until ,t p, m. The treasure hunt will p'»r'. when the stores open for business Friday, nnd Sifts wM" S/o awarded until Ihe cln.» rf business S'ltiirrViy, March I. Beverly Jo Reed. Arkansas princess In tho 11)52 Washington Cherry Blossom festival--an annual springtime event--poses nt her Job as a clerk-typist In the Department of Agriculture, She is from Fprlngrtalo, A r k . Al Gregg Dies At His Home Funeral Saturday Afternoon At 2 Alfred ( A l ) H. Gregg, 7.1, died at his home, .125 West Lafayette Street, this morning at 6 o'clock, after a long illness. Mr. Gregg was born in Springdale January 3, 187!), the son of D. W. Gregg and Frances Daily Gregg.- He was married to the former Clara Moore in Fayetteville in 1911). He was a member of Central Methodist Church and was a Mason and Shriner, belonging lo Washington Lodge No. One of Free and 'Ac .itcd Mn- ;ons. Far West Chap' ' One o f ] itoyal Arch Masons. Baldwin -ommandery Four of the' Knights Templar and the Sclmitpr Tcm- ile in Little Rock. Wr. Gregg had been a partner in Lewis irc'.jers Hardware Ctore for lore than 40 years. Survivors In addition to his wife are one brother, Charles L. Gresg nf Chittenango, N. V.; two i sisters, Mrs. L. R. Rcrlner of K v - ' erctt, Wash., and Mrs. Tom' U. lackson of Summers, Ark. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday afternoon a. the Wctson Mortuary at 2 ( ' ' l o c k by | he Rev. D. L. Dykes, Jr., am! tho Rev. William Sherman. Burial will be n t Evergreen cemetery. Remmel To Be Honor Guest At Breakfast Republicans of this area will honor Pratt Remmel, mayor of Little Rock, al a breakfast tomorrow morning at Ferguson's Dining Room. Remmel will speak tonight at the University Student Union, starting: at 7 o'clock, undor auspices of the American Collegiate Political League. The public Is Inviled to hear iho address, one of a scries sponsored' by ihe League, of which Paul G r i f f i n , Jr, of Little Rock, Is president. Th* Weather- Arkansas--Cloudy, widely scattered light rain and cooler extreme north portion this afternoon and In soulh and central portions Innlght. Fiidny partly cloudy, ronler In soulh anrt ecn- Iral portions. Rabies Shots May Prove Successful In Preventing Polio; Experiment Under Way Frost, Tcxas-'M'J-Scvcn months* ago neany 400 persons In this small Texas lown took five rabies shots each in an experiment, to determine whether this would prevent pcili6. Since that time no polij case has been reported in Frost. Seven months ago sjvcn of N'avarro County's 12 polio cases were in the Frost area. Reporting this today, doctors «ho made the experiment were careful not lo claim the experiment ban yet proved arything. Di. Herocrt E. Hipps of Waco Russell Will Seek Presidency Washington -M')- Sen. Hlchard B. Russell-, of Georgia announced today he will seek the Democratic- nomination for president. ·Russell s a i d ' i n a stalcmenl he could "do no less lhan comply" wilh the unanimous requests of first advanced the idea, saying i l n c Georgia General Asscrnbly and orly that "people who have rc- ceivec. rabies shots generally don't have polio." Dr. Hipps said: "We'll have more definite Inform i l i o n or. its success a f t e r about six months. By September we shiijlu know if our tests, helped. Frosl has a hislory whk'.i usually results in polio cases during August and .September. I f none occur this year we can be led lo believe the experiment was worthwhile." Windsor Leaven England Southampton, Ens. -M')- T h e Duke of Windsor--Queen Elizabeth's Uncle David--sailed aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth for Now' York. His secretary said he would return to Englahd in a month or two: Ihe state's Democratic Executive Committee t h a t he became a candidate. Conviction Of Colazzo Is Upheld By Court Washlngton-(/P)-Thc U. S. Court of Appeals today upheld the conviction and death sentence of Oscar Colazzo, who shot and killed a White House guard in an attempt to assassinate President Truman. Pvt. Leslie Coffclt was shot to death during an attempted storming of Blair House, temporary residence of the Truman family, by Colazzo and a fellow Puerto Rican 'November 1, 1!)50. Snow Drifts Pile Up 12 r Feet Deep ·* Nantucket Island Completely Cut Off Except By Radio · Ro«lun-(/l')-The wont'" storm 'in possibl:' 50 years today left Cape Cod burled beneath mo'.v drifU'·?' high as 12 feet. Isolated ehlirr communities without power or ci.mmunicullon and 'stranded an uncounted number nf . motorists. Sno.vfall m high as 20 Inches \vtt piled Into virtually impenetrable drlfls by a northeast wind that rachel rt velocity of.60 miles an hvUi at times. ' '; In many cases lown-owned. si ow-rtimoving equipment proved to be so Inadequate against 'the heavy odds that town officials had to appeal to the state.and-.the. Army for heavier-duty apparattu. At ieasfflve deaths were recorded up.to.early today as..*'..result of the northeaster. Two : boys were" mlss|ng at'East Sandwich hours after they went hunting in lonie marshland. . . · · · · · Resort hotels which function only for summer vacationist* were' opened at the request of officials to put up some of the nun-; dre'ds : stalled IH the heavy mow.' Others spent the night In town' halls and fire stations. ,', · Nantucket llland, with a winter population of approximately J.JOO hi'd no contact with the wOfjd outside except through a radio on A nearby Coast j3Uird:;|i«titi;'boi"t.; The storm-cut off\ilhlij«jphon£ and electric service ,ori the illan* and felled the 120-foW, Loran; Tower, an : electrortic"/,,lo»f-rang* ^it^ij-^iMimH-?^. Bbt Republican District Convention To Be Held In Huntsville April 15 Huntsville will he the site of the Hend the -HurtiiVllle "Convention, Republican parly's Third congres- w n i c h wl " *« lect " : TWtJUbllcan sionnl district convention April 15. f" nrii ' ln , t! '.° r Co " l!r "' " wc " "« ... . '· two dehjatcs and two alternates The date and place was selected . ln nllon d the Republican national yesterday nltcrnoon l(i a meeting j convention, of Republicans of the district I n , Plans will also be made for the the courthouse here. f 'slate Republican convention to be held April 25-29 In Little Rock. Counties In the district art Washington, Benton, Carroll, Madison, fioonc, Marlon, Baxter, Newton, S#*rcy, Crawford, Franklin, lc ; Abnul 50 persons, representing H of the If) counties In the congressional district attended the meeting. Carlos n. Hill, Fayette- vlllr, and Cooper Hudspelh, Forl Smllh, presided. . [Johnson, Van Tluren, ScbaslUn, A total ol 187 delegates will al- i UigHii, and Scott In Son, Antelni( · ; ^fpr 'Tr^atrn|nt : Lieut, 1 Bnb; Bartholomew,' iri'-: jurcd ih : JC-irca, U i.i- patteni'lTln Brooks'. General Hospital In S»h Antonio, Texas,' Dean JjJppert S. ElIiB. of the University, reported;, jy telephone yesterday from Ne\s£ Orleans^ Dean Ellis has.-been;'ii.;L Panama where . t h e lieutenant's;: father, Dr. R. P. Bartholomew, is- n charfe of a Point Fouriproject^ under direction of the University' arid In . cooperation with, tits, United States State Department..,' Lieutenant ' Bartholomew w«i reported critically burned In Kp-^ rea. Dean Ellis-said fkin jraftinfj was to have started at the hospital; Tuesday and that a brother, Bill* Bartholomew, had talked with the? njurcd man and was hopeful forf ils recovery - f · -^ Murder Trill Reset At Bejijonville Bentonviile r(Special)- Circuit Judge Maupin Cummlngs yesler.-J diV reset the firsl degree murder ,ria! of Elmer Short, 50, a farmerj for March 11. Thc.lriai had been' continued because of Ihc illness of one of Shorl's counsels, Vol T.' ;ey. Short i$ charged with the murder of his wife, last November^, Knu: men pleaded' not guilty; upon arrslgnmcnt in Circul. Court yesterday, Judge' Cummings con-' tinucd their trials until the March; term of court. " j Two Siloam Springs men. Jack; Sharpcnstcen, Sr. and Jr.. pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault) with intent to kill. Roy Harris pleaded not;guilty to a charge oi disposing of mortgaged property,' Moncc Marler entered a plea of not guilty to a . charge of falsq pretense. Lion Gross Income Up,; But Profit Declines ; El Dorado, Ark.-(/P)-Llon 01$'' Company grossed the largest InV come In Its history last year. But; President T. M. Martin tald yesterday that'1931 net earnings went 16 per cent less than'ln 1950. H attributed Ihe decline lo Increased: cost of materials-and Ir.bor, pluj a larger outlay for oil exploration; Martin said frosi rtvMUe tot the year was $8I,4H,BOt, cempa'rtj with M1,MO,J27 In 1130. Net in! ron.t MMI in,7Jl,OJ6--»4.,17 { ahir«--tompind ·- Witt · |1S,N4,4 24J iii 1JH I

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