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ffl| KIMK INTtnST · THI NMT CONCBN OF TH» NIWIPAKI AP, King and NEA Features lOCAt FOtfCAST--.,-.y..;:;.':-·-' f ayetteyllle and yJeJflKy mottjj'. cjpudy with occasional- light-rain' or 'now tonight «nd tomorrow. Continued cold/High ::rrip«r«tur* yesterday 62, JI a.m. today...'?!, low last night 28. -Sunrise B;4I,: sunset 6:14. ' ' '. .";;,·. VOiUMili 90. NUMMft 117 ARKANSAS, SATURDAY fVENINO, MARCH 1, 1*32 ' PtKI CfNTI Resigns Before talks On Feud With Britain Dispute With The Palace Wanted Had Predicted A Settlement Would . Result From Sessions . Cairo, Egypt-Wi-Prim? Minister Aly Maher Pasha resigned un- .expecledly today on the eve -of talks:he had confidently predictec would- lead, to .settlement ol Egypt's bitter feud with Britain He 'stalked grim-faced from ;an hour-rlong emergency cabinet ses- ·fcion *nd announced he had quit He. made no other statement. Political sources said Maher became involved in a-dispute with 4he. palace, which installed his Independent government January 27 following bloody 'anti-British torch.riots in Cairo. It was reported Ahmed Naquib Hilaly Pasha, also an Ind?pendent and one of Egypl's elder states- rr.en, may be asked to form a new government. He said he had lie-rd nothing about it. Maher Pasha's son, Mohammed Aly Maher Pasha, said the 69- year-old Independent leader re- Jigned because of "Inability to work due to mysterious currents behind his back." King Farouk ii- -tailed Maher Pasha a f t e r ousting the strong Nationalist government cf Wafdist Party L e a d e r Mustapaha el Nahas Pasha. * The-prime minister was to have met this morning with British Ambassador Sir Ralph Stevenson sn reopened discussions aimed at settling the. dispute between he two ...countries over the Su,ez .. CarifiljZfthe, sndjtlbe, Those 'laIK$*ert)p»tpiin"«f ori'iy a short time,before.Maher resigned, and the. announced reason was Sir Ralph, had become ill -with a "chill.".. - :. ' , It was believed newspaper reports-the Maher cabinet had asked for suspension of Parliament had in some way : led to Maher's resignation. · Observers said Maher Pasha's resignation is, not ex'pected to interfere seriously with;the coming Anglo-Egyptian negotiations. Diplomatic circles said any new government named by the palace' probably would carry on the talks on the same strong-Nationalist Two Cars Collide At Prospect And College Four persons escaped serious injury, about 10 p. m.,. yesterday *i«in the. collision of two passenger cars- at the corner'of North College Avenue and Prospect Street. City police said a car driven by Richard L. Ball, 21, Fayetteville, south bound on College, collided with -an automobile driven by Bernard Silverman, 43, also of Fayetteville, as Silverman atlempl- ed a left turn into Prospect from College. Mrs. Laura Lea, · Fayetteville, a passenger in the Silverman car, suffered a cut forehead.'The two Silverman children, Dorothy Lou and Minnetle Ann, suffered bruises. Acheson Watches The Words He Uses . Washington-W)-Although Secretary of Slate Acheson's report to the nation las^ night centered entirely around Russia a'nd steps planned by a 14-nation conference t o ' h a l t - Russian aggression, not once rlid he use the word "Russia." And only twice during his 3,500 word, nationally-broadcast and televised address did he even refer to the "Soviet" by that name. Arkansas Hits The Federal Bureau of Investigation revised its most wanted list to include a 19-year-old Detroit, Mich., youth. He is the youngest ever to be placed among the nation's 10 top fugitives. The youth's Kenneth Lee Maurer (above), sought in the bludgeon slayings of his mother and 11-year-old sister last November .in Detroit. No Early Truce Hopes Held By UJ. Leaders Reds .Reject Proposal To Exchange Sick, Wounded Prisoners Munsan, Korca T (/P)-Commimist truce negotiators--said today'they would ."eternally reject" efforts' to eep .Russia off a neutral supervisory commission, and a U. N. delegate acknowledged that. there seems to be "no prospect" of an early .Korean armistice. ; Rear Adm. R. E. Libby' told the ?eds it was'apparent there would e no early truce and called for an immediate exchange of all sick and wounded prisoners. The Communists rejected Libly's .-eq'uest and accused the U. N. of "deliberately serving Allies notice" that they planned to day the armistice negotiations. The Red notice that they will land by their nomination of Rusia .as a neutral inspector came only a day after U. N. negotiators nnounced "final and irrevocable' ejection of te Soviet Union. Gen. Chang Chun said the two- week deadlock over Russia could be broken only if the U. N. ac- epted one of two alternatives, both which would include Soviet fpresentatives on neutral teams which would inspect behind the lines during a truce. The first, he said; was for both ·sides to agree to all neutral nations nominated. The second would be for each side to seiect its representatives without agreement .on the part of the other side. "Apart from these two, there will be no other solution in resolving this question," Chang said. "In the interests of any armistice we demand that you withdraw your unreasonable opposition." Young Bride Dies In Cottage Fire Spiro, Okla.-W}-Flames destroyed a two-room honeymoon cottage yesterday, killing Mrs. Donald Trease, 18. LeFlore County Sheriff Jack Craig said the blaze apparently started when Mrs. Trease attempted to rekindle a fire in a cook stove by using kerosene. She was married only two weeks ago. High Levels Expected To Be Maintained, Says Bulletin Business activities in Arkansas reached new high peaks in 1951. Present indications are that high levels will - be retained during 1952, Thp- Arkansas Business Bulletin reported today. · The Bulletin is" edited by research workers on the staff of the Bureau.of Business and Economic Research in the University College of Business Administra- lion under direction of Dr. Merwyn Bridenstine, associate director. "Inflation and the shifting of production to meet the needs -of the defense program were the major problems confronting our economy as 1951 began," the report stated in reference to the national situation. "Price increases were significant during the first quarter of the year, but were substantially curbed during Ini second and third quarters with only moderate increases occurring during the fourth quarter," the report added. Referring to business conditions in Arkansas during the year, the Bulletin-stated: "General business activity in this state, as measured by the greal n ajority- of the available business indicators, continued to -rise above the high levels of the preceding year. This increase In Arkansas business resulted largely from increased farm receipts, expanding consumer purchases i durables. and.;nondur.abl«i, Jnccea en buHdingcorfsftitttloW'toM .*' rti in- business investment in ' -ne plants and equipment. '- ' "Capital invested in new industries and major expansion totaled more than $200,000,000. This expansion accounted- for more than 10,000 hew jobs. Increased building construction in this state is reflected in the larger number of employes in the construction industry." . · Cash farm income totaled $564 500,000 during 1951, or an increase of approximately 10 per cent over the amount for the previous year, the report stated, while the estimated production of lumber and. petroleum was, in general below the figure for 1950. Total wages, however, increased approximately 9.4 per cent over the previous year, and the monthly dollar volume of bank debits was 11.8 per cent above the figure for the preceding year. "All indications are that income in Arkansas will be maintained at 1951 levels or perhaps slightly higher" during 1952, the Bulletin reported. "A shortage of employes may develop as Ihe year pro gresses." Senate Armed Forces Pay Hike Bill Favors Enlisted Men And Junior Officers Foreigners Hurt In Hong Kong Rioting Hong Kohg-(P)-Communist-in- spire'd riots broke out this afternoon in Hong Kong's crowded Kowlpon section. At least six foreigners were Injured. The rioters were demonstrating against British refusal to let a Red Chinese delegation enter the crown colony. They attacked foreigners who happened to be in the area, but apparently none was seriously hurt. Three. Chinese were wounded, presumably by fragments of tear gas shells police fired info the rioting crowds. Four other Chinese reportedly were beaten up. Eight Doth Sentence* Athens, Greece - (/P) - A court martial today sentenced to death eight members of a 29-member spy ring. Four others were sen- lenced to life imprisonment. Relumed Decorations From Relatives Brings No Comment Washington - (/P) - The armed forces are accepting, wthout comment, or attempt to explain, the rejection by servicemen's relatives of medals awarded Korean war forces. A Defense Department spokesman said today that unless accompanying letters ask number of cases compares with World Wars I and II. But officials of the decorations boards of the services are reasonably certain of one thing: Never until the Korean war had the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, been returned to the government by an angry and questions, the returned medals and j aggrieved relative - o f a dead correspondence from relatives arc placed in the serviceman's personal file and the matter considered closed. Because no separate fHes n,-o 'tcpt with records of all such In- ··nnces, the Defense Department · f s It cannot say how the present soldier. Newcapsr files show that about five Instances have occurred In the Korean war where decorations have been rejected by relative:, often with letters sharply critical of the Inception and conduct of the war. The majority of them 'In? volvcd the Purple Heart decoration for wounds, but in one instance a father who had lost two sons handed back to the government the Medal ol Honor for one, the Silver Star for the other and Purple Icart decorations for both. The few records available In the Pentagon Indicate that during World War I a Distinguished Service Cross and a Sliver Star were returned .to the Army, with the' possibility there may have been other unrecorded Instances. · Officials said available World War II .records' showed no such cases but that It was possible there may have been tome, Washington-(/P)-Senators. said today that enlisted men and junior officers such as privates, corporals and'lieutenants get a-better break 'than their superiors under "cost- of-living" military pay increase bill now ready for Senate action. They said Army generals,.colonels, majors, captains. and sergeants--and corresponding ranks in.other services--may find the Senate bill disappointing compared with one already passed by the House. The House had- approved a flat 10 per cent boost in base pay and allowances for all of the 3,600,000 persons expected to be in the armed services during the next year. The Senate-Armed Services Committee yesterday approved a bill that "completely revised this by limiting the Average increase to 5.6 per cent, and giving most of the boost to lower ranking officer; and enlisted men with families. "This is nearer an actual cost- of-living'ihcrease," Chairman Russell (D-Ga) of the Senate committee said. He estimated the Senate Jill cost about $375,000,000 a year less than the . House bill. Based on an expected 3,600,000 persons in the armed forces, the House bill cost was estimated at $850.000,000 compared with $475,000,000 for .he' Senate's. Three Per Cent Boost The Senate bill would allow everybody a three per cent boost n base pay. For officers and men with dependents, such as a wife and child, the Senate bill upped allowances by lump sums. Thus every officer from a second licu- cnant to a five-star general would get a $10 a month boost in quarters allfiwance if .he has one or two dependents. If he has three or more he would get $20 additional. , Similarly under the Senate bill all officers would get a $12 -increase in the monthly subsistence, which now is $42. This would be $54 compared with $44 under the House bill. Thus a second lieutenant with three or more dependents would get $5 more monthly under the Senate bill. A first lieutenant would get exactly .the same. · At present a second .lieutenant jotvtlJ' ; t*««- : P«i'-PH«*42 »Ut- sistehce 'pius-$'7S'-:-for a totalof .$330.-i::V/ , Under the Hquse v bill the second lieutenant would get $235 'plus $46 plus $82 or $386. Under the Senate bill he would get $219 plus $54 plus $95 or $368 total. .. ,A"prJv'ate'..with more than two dependents' a^t present gels $75 mbfltiily./base pay plus $85 for quarters, or $160. Under the House bill he would get $82 and $93, or $175; Under the Senate bill $77 and $100, or $177. On the top side, officers of five-star rank l i k e Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall who get about $18,600 a year whether on active duty or not, will get a $70 a month increase compared with $110 under the House measure. $2,500,000 Is Taken In Theft At Reno, Nev. Reno, Nev. -(#")- Burglars entered the home of a millionaire in- veslmenl broker yesterday and made off 'with a safe containing some $2,500,000 in cash, jewelry, and negotiable securities. They left behind another million in securities packed in a suitcase, detectives reported. The theft was discovered by the broker, L. V. Rcdficld, and police when he returned home from an iifternoon luncheon. His watch- doy, described by friends, as ric- To Explain Plan Deari Henry Ko'renberg of ,the University College of Education will speak on the proposed Ford Foundation teacher education plan Wednesday night at a "mass meeting" of University students and faculty. TJie meeting will be sponsored by the Arkansas Traveler, student newspaper. Location for the meeting has not been decided. Dr. Kronnberg Is leader in the movement to try to set up an Arthe Ford Foundation! The plan kansas program to be financed by would involve a r four-year general course for prospective, teachers, followed by a year's "Internship." Considerable opposition has arisen to the proposal. Police, Firemen Seek Increases In Pay Rate Two Groups Ask Council To Raise Monthly Salaries Fayctievliie' police .and; f icemen have asked the,'city;' for.'a, $25 monthly pay . increase . effective during : the spring. Members of .the two departments formally petitioned the City Council yesterday, asking that salaries be raised from 'the present $190 level to $215 a month. -Mayor Powell Rhea said he received a letter, from the city's i eight salaried firemen, and-talked with a delegation representing the 14-man police force. The two groups asked for increases but made no "demands" on the alder- Tornado Rips Through ' · - · · . '..,:: :,;'".'·'.";· *^ ' · -' Tennessee Town; Two Killed And 150 Injured Workers Search County March 01 Dimes Raises JW5.54 Total Chairmen 'Reports *0n Results Of / Fight On Polio County Chairman Frank Suttle announced today that the recent March o' Dimes raised. $0,605.54 in Washington County for efforts to combat infantile paralysis. And he expressed Ihrtnks to "each and everyone who had any part whatsoever In our campaign." The drive collected several thousand dollars more than was raised the previous year. Here is how the money was collected, a. cording lo Suttlc: Fayottevillc district--Mother's March $1,401.06, cake auction 5767.70, Malcn shows $772.33, letters $1,590.89, coin collectors $.166.9.', schools S561.80,_baslet- oall games $60.77, slnijfcsrat Uni- i-crslty $220. Total: $5,757.35. Sprlngdale d i s t r i c t -- a m a t e u r radio program $1,011.62, Block of Dimes $7C0.60, letters $304.20, ionncmatv shows $300, coin collectors $180.01, schools $354.44. Total: $3,011.47. West Fork--schools $3-1.20, let- .crs $25.70, coin collector! $4. Total: $63.00. Greenland--schools $37, letters Ml, basketball games $10, coin co'lectors $2. Total: 500. Elkins--schools $30.71,' letters $40. Total: $70.71. Lincoln--schools $52.77, letlers $140,80, bSBitctball name -$21.25 5hoWi:iS.40H'bln collectors $18.85. Serves Again I'd'rls --Pau| neyriaud, :73,'.who was premier in the 1940 full bl France, bobbed back Into the political, spotlight today,** .-the financial wizard chosen to jtave off threatening economic chads. He accepted.the job of trying to put logclhor a new government within nn hour nftcr flying back from l?rllain at Ihe urging of President Vincent Auriol. - . . ' · " - ' At present men in both u n i formed forces arc .paid $190 per month plus a $10 uniform allowance and are furnished a telephone by.the city. Leap Year Day was a dud, apparently, in Fayetteville. Yesterday was special because it was February 29, and there's a 2flth in February only once . in four years. .Leap Year Day has. some connection or other with peoplq getting married, according to folklore. But the connection didn't register in County Clerk Roy A. Scott's books. He issued no marriage licenses yesterday, and no marriages were recorded for the Sous \vas in a bedroom happily munching a hambone taken from the refrigerator. Springdale Resident Hurt In Collision Rogcrs-(Special)- Charles Tan- Mrs. Bonnie Hclplc of 302 York day. What's more, only five' marr riagcs were recorded during the entire week -- all put-of-state peopic. But it could have been, a worse day for Cupid. *M least there were no divorces granted in Chancery Court yesterday. Window--schools $38.23, letters Ml.SO, con collectors $0. .Total: $81.7.1. . . . Prairie Grove--schools $46.50, letters $140.40, .basketball games S17.70, shows $10,20, coin collec- ors $9.50. Total; $233.30. Farmington--schools $26,. letters S20.30, coin collectors J8.7I5. Total: $55. Expenses Listed Suttle 'reported that the total expenses of the drive were $812.57 --supplies and postage $783.54, and miscellaneous expense $19.03. He named these persons .'nnu' organizations for specific thanks f o r " | their participation In the drive: "'.'. ppr | - Jack Joyce, Max Sample, Rlch- .nhn^f" a r d an(i Mu . ral Smith, Mr. and Mrs. VI. -E. Brooks,"Fred Starr, Bill King, Lawrcqce Lewis, and Loyd Parks, district chairmen; Mrs. Alfred Halchcbck, Mother's March directoi; 'newspapers in · Fayetteville, Springdale, Prairie Grove, and Lincoln; radio stations in Fay- etlevlllc. and Springdale; School superintendents, teachers and pupils; Coca-Cola Bottling Company for distributing and collecting coin collectors; radio sponsors fo»- spot announcements; secretaries a*, the University, Veterans Hospital, First National' Bank, Credit Bureau, and REA, for help in netting out 12,?20 letters; Crrl Gray and Mrs. Mary In- g.ills, cake auction promoters; Scout troops at Springdale for sellini, $780.60 worth of footage ii the Block of Dimes; University fraternities whose sin^Iest raised $228; Max Sample and his helpers v/hodc six-hour amateur radio pro- 3ram brought $1,011.62. Suttle asked that any coin collectors which have not been picked up be turned In lo Coca-Cola salesmen or district chairmen. scy, 28, of Springdale, suffered a dislocated hip and other Injuries tost night when the car he wns driving and one driven by Mrs. Vcrna Hfcrndon and occupied by icr young daughter, collided south of here on Highway 71. They were taken to Ihe Hospital In Rogers Memorial Burns ambulance. The Hernnciis suffered cuts and bruises, inri were released after restment. Taris-oy remained in the Hurned Seriously Rogers -(Special)- William W. -owhcrd of Kxcler, Mo., an em- ilnyo of the Canady Construction Company, Is n patient In the nog- ire Memorial Hospital suffering Vo'm serious burns, He attempted o put out a grass' fire west of here Thuryny afternoon, and picked ip n bucket of what he thought was wnlci. and threw It on the Ire, It Itirn'o out the bucket ion- lined gasoline. Street is a guesscr-cxtraordinary. She guessed there were 1,226 beans in a jar at the Chamber of Commerce office yesterday as a feature of Women's Day, and acme within three benns of being exactly right --there were 1,223 beans in the jar. Her effort won a $60 defense bond. More than 1,200 women registered at the C. of C. and guessed, and merchants gave away more than $600 In prizes In a treasure hunt, with the womon matching numbers they got at the Chamber office with corresponding numbers In various business .houses. Charles Stump, chairman In charge of the proceedings, said the merchants were "well pleased" with the event. Thousands were In town for Ihe occasion. The Wtathtr-- Arkansas--CloUdy colder southeast portion this afternoon, Occa- nlonal- rain Sunday ami In west portion tonight, warmer west portion Sunday. 20 Feared Dead Akc, Swcdon-(/P)-Tv.'cnly teenage schoolboys v/cre today feared dead - in an icy snowstorm which last night lashed their holiday climbing expedition on 4,500-foot Mt. Are.ikuntan near here. the Obseryanct Approximately. 250 . wijinen /attended ah observance of' ''World Dfcy o: P.raycr" yesterday:'afternoon from 2 - l o .3 p.' -ni.. InV.the sanctuary of - t h e Central 'Jrfe'th- odlst Church. The observance was sponsored by th.i ' Faycttcyillc Council-'of' Church ' ' V'ojflen',''. aad nine local churches-- " Tlictnc. of! the i served yesterday . United States arid ,-Ifi' 1 104 other countries--was "Christ Cur Hope." A standard service prepared by the National Council' of' Church V.'omon was used. . It featured prayers of the migrant Worker, sharecropper, sluderitf'Sioux In- dlani Mexican, and-Chinese. An offering of $125 will be Used In projects' benefiting those- six groups. Mcmbcts of Ihe Cential Methodist, Cen.tral- Presbyterian, St: Paul's .Episcopal, "St.- James- Baptist, First Presbyterian. St. James Methodist - - w i g R ins Memorial f'cthodist, First Ch-irch .pf Christ, Scientist, and First Christian Church took part- in the program. The choir was. composed. of three, members from'each of." the nine participating churches. Mrs: Davir Richardson was orsanlst, and soloist, was Mrs. Rosclta Dowell. Francis Medarls,- University . bellmaster, played prayer hymns on the U. A. carillonic bells from 1:30 to 1:45 p. m. Others who took part on the piogram were .Mrs. James L. Smith, Jr., Mrs. Allan Euckrus, Mrs. Waller Hayes, C. C. Mercer, Miss Erma Krieblc, Mrs. R u t h ;rebcr, Mrs. O. W, McMliIen. Mrs. LJanks Newman. Mrs. Mary Louise Henbcst, Mrs. William 'Adair, Mrs. V'rgll Blossom, Mrs. Thad How- din, Jr., Mrs. Darrcl Springs, Mrs. Hasher. Utlcy, and Mrs. Clay Yoe. 574.S23 For Dots San Jose, Calif.-MVAn elderly San Jose widow who died last August left $74,522 for the care of dogs. Destruction High At Fayetterille; Other Areas Hit , Tcnri,|-(/Pt-Rcd Cross workers/ highway patrolmen iiid N a t i o n a l Guardsmen 'protted' wrecked homes .and,, busineMes ·nd poked amonj twisted -tret! Vnd snared power lines tocMy, looking for ; 'mpre possible .'victlini of .yoslerd.'/* f«Y»ge tofriidoA-'. " The la'tp ;· afternoon ripper-- lef t at' least two' deid in. this ' " . Central Tennessee town. The "Teri- ncsse* -Highway; Patrol ·.estimated. 150 were-'hurt or hurhed in the subsequent" rash pi llrei... ·; ·' '". ' \ Estimates o(dam«««: ranged: up to Jour mllllpn-'dolliSjjijJbut'lt': wai. impossible to gua(e'icnirateiy 'the extent of dcstri!ctloni'The : business section' was.fakecU but; hoi hit squarely^by the tornado., About loo, nouses :..were destroyed-: .or damaged, '·, v;. ; . ' . ' - . - " : The twister skipped over ..other ·' areas In/, middle - Tennessee ; »nd NortheastVVlibama- with i«i» ' in-'* ' tensity, ' ; . . , . . . , - . , -. . ;/: :·'/;··..:;'-" The high winds smashed . into Ihe center of Fayetteville (population, fl.OOO) «t 4!30 p,,-m., (CST)| ripping buildings apart, tearing up trees, and knocking 'rnit ebmmunl^ cations «nd power line's. ·'.' ·' The dead were identified »s Wlllard McCown, 35, grocery clerk) and Mrs. Eugene McGeheo, 3(1, a housewife. Both perished when their homes were demolilh- . Five' other:'- chUrches were badly damaged, at vj»s;ih'e'i;tlnt:oln. County "-Court;- hjjuse,;'rh;e winds then boiled Inio: residential areas. A Negro section as hard hit. ··/.....- jhe tornado struclt Donalson Hospital for Negroes, tearing away the kitchen and.dlnirig''rbom.'atid scattering heavy equipment about, ie".yard.':-'-.V.-.;--.'r':" : · ' · ' · ' '.-·' · · The tornado also jaked the Lincoln Memorial Hospital, sweeping the roof from' the maternity ward, Mrs. Kenneth Olstrum, in , la,bor. when the roof was whipped away,'. ipve birth to a boy shortly after-'. ward as attendant* worked by lights from an emergency (toet 1 * · ' · - ' - ' ' ' in Foreign Aid f 1 Washington · -; The- Tnunan. administration re'portedly has.; decided to fight any cut in its proposed $7,900,000,00.0 new foreign ud program. - ?'.- . i , - . - . ' :··" -.. '.'-'--" : '-.- ,-^v Secretary of; State Acheson .tjjld f-nationwide iradio--aiKl teleytsion . audience last night this program' 'deserves our.utmost support" .and is "vital" to ihe success of Weit^.- ern European defense plans'.'' '''''. Other.officials said the program lad been carefully worked'.but by. tht State and Defense Departments, and the Mutual Security Administration, and the new money requested is considered'essential to enable other nations to carry, out ucfcnse plans. -. -. Jlow Decline In Food Prices Is Reported ,, Washlngton-Wj-The fovernment reports a slow but steady decline in food prices and cautiously offers the hope they may stay down for a while. · . · Russell's Candidacy Seen As Blow To Truman's Chinees (By Tht Associated Prtis) Pulse-feeling In the presidential campaigns brought reports today of weakening in '.President Truman's strength In the South and a slowing of Ocn. Dwlght D. Eisenhower's bandwagon In New Hampshire, It also was evident lhat the entry of Sen! nichard B. Russell of Georgia Into the Democratic race had sapped much of Ihe power of Sen. Estes Kefauvcr of Tennessee In the South, Jack Bell, Associated Press political writer, said Russell wai a serious threat to any hopes plans to run. A Republican senator, Wayne Morse of Oregon, said in a Los Angeles Interview last night that Russell's entry meant Truman was out of the running. "This means," Morse said, "that every Southern slate will be pitted against Truman at the Democratic convention and Truman knows It." On the Republican side, chances appeared dim for a senatlonal victory by Elsenhower In Now Hampshire's March 11 primary. Backers had been hoping lor an Impressive showing to start a popular clamor for the general's nom- Inlatlon, T»ft ha* consistently Truman ml«ht have. The pr»»l- jald hli own chances there are dent has said he won't disclose slim because New Hampshire's ,,,,,.,, ,,,,,....,, for at least a month whether he prominent Republican leaders an 1 right plaW M backing Eisenhower. . But local surveys by editors of ' eight Associated Press .newspapers found Eisenhower's strength only 10- per- 'cortt'or less above Tail's. - 'Bell wrote that Tan has so belittled his chances In New H«mp: shtrc that Elsenhower backers are wondering If anything short of a landslide would help their candidate's cause. · A hint that Elsenhower might return from Europe soon came last night from Senator Lodg* (R-. Mas«), national chairman of tti«- general's campaign fofcta, H* ported' In Manttwttw,- N, "Inert'are going U b» i expected deVelowmnta" .ild Eisenhower "will bt

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