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1M MIMIC IS IMf ViftST CONCERN ^ .or IMS NIWSPAPE* Associated Cress Leased Wire AP, King and NEA Features IOCAI rayettevllle and vicinity mosth cloudy with "strong shifting, win.dl and lizht jno.w (onlght... Muck .-. colder -.vith temperature from ,2C to 24, Tomorrow partly cloudy with northerly winds and , continued cold. 'Rainfall -1,2* .High' temperature- yesterday 53; low 44; noon today 30. Sunrise 6:53,' sunjet 6:15. VOUIME 90, NUMBER 1M FAmiEVIllE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 3,1952 PRICE FIVI CENTS Funds Campaign Is Opened By Red Cross Goof Of $19,907 For fe County;'City Chairmen Named Washington County launched its annual Red Cross funds campaign -today. Goal for the campaign is $19,907. . I L. O. Graham, chairman of the i county Red Cross Chapter, declared as the drive opened: "As we launch the 1952 c a m - i '·' paign we are' confident that the American people · will continue their generous response to the | need and worthiness of their Red Cross." George C. Faucette is countj fund chairman. Fund drive head,quarters is located at Tuck's, 17-19 "'North Block, and drive workers will make daily reports to the .headquarters. . . . j Richard Walden, Fayetteville chairman,' announced the following division chairmen for the campaign in the city: ^ Business. G e o r g e Gearhart, . quota S4,~DOb;"schools, Virgil Blos- · som, 5375; employes. Jim Reese, $1.500; and rural, John I. Smith, $907. the Fayetteville . residential .'· area, or women's division, .has a quota of $3.000, with 14 district chairmen: Mrs. Lynn Chemell, Mrs. J. B. Grumpier, Mrs. Alcuin, Eason, Jr., Miss Minerva Hoover, Mrs. George L. Bowen. Mrs. Harry Shultz, Mrs. R'ichard Walden, Mrs. Judd Smith, Mrs.' Henry Caudle, Mrs. Dick Burke, Mrs. · Harold Fre.v,. Mrs. Orville Hall, Mrs. Doyle Brooks and Mrs. Allen Dowcll. The employes' division will · hold a kickoff sbreakfast to'mqr- row morning, at Ferguson's Cafeteria. In addition to Reese," the committee for the employes' division includes Jim" Taylor, Allen Buckreus, Ellis Burgin, Allen . Reynolds, Al . Eason, Jr., and them: "One hears so Charles Crockett. the unhappy pos Other residential chairmen and brides trrat 1 may workers will be announced later, much success in After The Storm . A tornado ripped the placid town of Fayetteville, Tenn., apart, killing two persons TnrTd injuring 150. The twister's swath 'through maple-studded lawns, homes, churches and businesses is shown in this air view. ' * T Molhers-lnlaw Group Takes Issue Wiih British Mayor Who Xays Americans Don't Make Very Good Husbands Wimbletpn, England-OT-Mayor Jack Stroud,.has, mother-in- law trouble these days because he doesn't think Americans make good husbands--and says so. He's at loggerheads with about 50 mothers-in-law whose daughters married American servicemen. Here's how it happened: · Not so long ago i v our American helicopter crewmen on a carrier off Korea, asked the mayor for a few good Wimbledon addresses, but found him a chilly Cupid.'The mayor's answering letter t o ' t h e G. I.'s told much of not meet with assist you." He melted a bit, though, and passed the plea to group. a Wim- Lclters the Americans, seemed happy up to Medon youth flooded in on Everybody that point. But later in a public address; Mayor Stroud fired a shot heard all over this ancient tennis capital. He declared: . "We are not that fond of American v soldiers a s ' husbands. There.are plenty of good men in England who want wives." Then the mothers-in-law came into action. Mrs. Mary Gait, who is 57 .and heads the local branch of the Transatlantic Brides'Par- my efforts to cnts Association, demanded lhat the mayor attend sessions of th( organization nnd hear what wonderful /husbands Anlericans can be. ' ' Her daughter Mary Isabella has been, married for six years to an American ex-sergeant", Jack Earle ' C a m d- o n o/ Newcastle, Dcla. ' Mayor Stroud says he won't come to the meetings because his mayor job "keeps him too busy. But he hasn't changed his views. HG said: "I have no vendetta against the American Tommy. "I was a French Socialist, .party chin,-* T'-n dtishec. Heynaud's hopes when it refusc'l tu join a government v/ith ·ollov/ers of Charles de Gaulle-- :he French Peoples Rally. Kcynaud had proposed that lead- ma%"'ilTwoV War"! and "met '» o ^ n l l parties except the'Com- Effort To Form Cabinet Made By Pinay Middle Of Road French Government Will Be Sought , Paris-W)-Antoinc Pinay, 60, C-inscrvative, said 'today h" would see if fie rould form a new cabinet to get France out of its political and financial jam, 1'inay 'announced his decision aflcr a half hour's talk v.lth President-Vincent Aurioi. Pinay is expected (o iry and form nno'hcr middle of the road government similar lo that of Ed- fiar Faure, which collapsed Friday. His chances arc retarded as highiy doubtful. Paul KejJnaud, a former premier, tried It and failed. Former Prcirjicr Rene Picvcn efuscd c\cn to try. Pinay is a slightly right of center member of Ihe Independent Republican parly, a riaht .wing group. Sonic said Pinay had lillle interest In succeeding. They figured lhat Aurioi, himself a Socialist, had called on him only to make the impossibility of enforcing a "keep to the right" policy on the middle of the readers. There have been 19 cabinets since the liberation'. Development Halted France's financial and ministerial critis has stalled development of Western European'defenses and may mean that much of the west's'' defense planning v/ill have lo be. reshaped. The muddle has even caused some officials lo think seriously about dropping the cost- anli-Communlst fight In Indo- Fire Destroys Brennen Home And Furnishings On High way 45 East "Early Morning Another Medal For Hero and liked many of them. But this isn't .the sort of basis' on which to start any marriage." Attacked By McMoln He Rcsignj lbsilion Little' -Roclt-ypflC h a r 1 e s · \1 Emery, the. income tax agent whci was . attacked by Governor Mc,Math for his investigation of the ^governor's federal income tax pay- 'ments, has resigned. Emery was reported earlier being' transferred to Chicago. His resignation 'was ·effective last Friday. 1 Emery's name first entered "the McMath case publicly in January when the governor charged 'that .published reports about His back income tax settlements .were an effort on the part of some federal officials "to embarrass and dis- .credit me both personally and po-, iltimlly." Emery, 57, was senior agent of the Ltitle Rock office of the Intelligence Division, Bureau of Internal Revenue. Snow Covers Much Of Northern Section , (By The .Associate*' Press) Snow covered -and continued falling lightly in most of the northern part of the nation east of the Rocky Mountains today. The greatest Idepth reported was nine inches at Smith .Center, Kan. In many sections .the snow was ac- · companied by light fog. Along the southern'edge of the snow belt the. ,.recipitation was =1 mixture of snow; rain and sleet. · It rained in the Middle and South Atlantic states and the Ohio Valley. There were thunderstorms in the Gulf States and Oklahoma. Bitter cold continued in the northern' plains, northern Rockies and .Maine. - Not Accustomed v To Philadelphia - Type Snow Storm French Plane To37 Nice, Francc-(/P)-An Air .France airliner crashed in an olive grove near this Jtiviera fun .spot,today, killing 37 persons, 'including, an American ballet dancer and two French.actresses-. A .woman taken alive from the wreckage was reported in critical condition. ."The four-engine plane had just taken off from Nice Airport.. In- sjead of heading out as usuai over the Mediterranean on the to Paris, the plane turned Two Are Candidates Philadelphia - (K*} - St. Bernard ' dogs pre famous for their rescue work in Alpine snow drifts. But Philadelphia snow drifts are a different ma,ltcr. Two of the breed were discovered hungry and exhausted in the midst of a snowstorm here Saturday. Edward Sprague, who found them, called the Humane Society. Poultry Market -- The poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy, and Poultry Market News Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market \v»»k, demand good, volume of trading . normal. Offerings ample In all points. Prices f.o.b. farm, up to 1 p, m, today, 26 to 17 ecntx; mostly 27 cents. flight back. It lost altitude, then smashed into- bits, just missing a group of houses whore 20 families live Airport employes said pieces of sea guilds wings and feathers had been found in ihe air intakes of the plane's engine and this might have caused the crash. Air France officials in Paris could not confirm this. The two left engines .had apparently failed.' Joan Katzman, 21, who danced' under the name of Harriet Toby with the Marquis de Ceuvas Company, was the dead American. She appeared last night at Cannes in the ballet la Muerte. Her home was in New York City. Lise Topart, 24,. and Michele Verly, 41, were the French actresses who'died. Eleven other victims 'had . B r i t i s h addresses. Others listed their addresses in France or Italy. The pilot,'Theau Farrugia, 29, a veteran of 4,500 hours flying time,_ were killed.' and his wife Four Killed When Car Goes Off Highway Lcnapah, Okla.-(^P)-Four bodies were recovered from .a ./water- filled quarry today after an auto- rhobil' plunged off U. S, Highway IfiO near here last night: One was identified as Jim Drew from papers on his body. The Highway Patrol tentatively identified two others as Ben H. Little and' J. P. Holllnger. All were Negroes. The patrol said the car was registered to Sfit. Carl Henry", a Vian, Okla., soldier stationed at Camp Chaffco, Ark., near Fort Smith. Officers reported n sister of Henry at Vlan said the soldier left Kansas City yesterday with three companions, nil of Vian, Springdale Soldier To Return From For East A Springdale.soldier was one of 1,360 American troops being rotated home frorn the Far East aboard the Sylvester · Antolnk, which landed in Senttlc, Wash./ today. He Is Cpl. Cnlvln D. Woodring nf Sprlngdalr. Twcnty-nne other Arknnsans were iiboard the vcsjcl, none of them from this irei. Sen. Richard Hussell-(D-Ga) (lefti. who announced in Washington he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, gets a handshake and-a smile shortly after from the other avowed candidate in his party, Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-Tcnn). Kcfauvcr said: "It is a good thing for the party and for the nation to have qandidates offer themselves .and express their ideas. I hold Senator Russell in high esteem as a capable man." ,_,,,,,,.(,. join him , ,, , ,, ,, out ,, common orogram for salvation of Ihii nation's currency and equilibrium of the country's finances. \yith runaway inflation staring the. ffuntry in the facc f some way must be found for France to meet her obligations' for ' v/estcrh" defense. There apparently'Is no' dispute about these burdens. Only about how to pay for them French Army Turns Back Two-Prong Red Thrusl SaiRon, I n d o c h i n a , - (#·'- The! French Army said last rfiKht* i t ; had turned back a two-pronfied Communist drive against French delta positions in North Indochina, killing 50(1 Vietminh rebels and wounding 1,000. The fierce attacks by the Communist-led Viefminh started last week 30 miles southeast of Hanoi. The French high command said the Vietminh drove with 10,000 troops from the northern mouh- t a i n s ^ a n d ^ w l t h 4,000 from the south, attempting to join, establish a foothold on the delta rice- lands and thus split French communications. The rebels strongly resisted French counterattacks but finally collapsed yesterday. They withdrew updcr fire of artillery, tanks nnd planes dropping ,napalm bombs. Blaze Caused Camp. Brccklnridgc, K.v-SpodalM3clng del-orated heroism is nothing now for F.-iycttcvillc's Lt. Col. John A. McConnell On February 26 he received-the Oak Leaf Cluster in licu-ot a second Silver Star Medal for-gallantry in action against Communist forces In Korea. A fortnight before he received his flrsl Silver Star. Maj. Gen. Ray E. Porter, commanding general of the 101st AlN- home Division at Camp Brccklnridgc, Ky,, h shown left, presenting the medal to Colonel McConncll. Among hi* other decoration*-and ribbons arc the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal with two'Oak Leaf Clutters, the Purple Heart, a Prcslriblnlal Unit Citation and cluster from World War II and another lor the Korean campaign. The colonel Is the son ot Mr. and Mrs J. B. McConncll of Fayetteville. (US. Army Pholoi. ' . · · Marshal Badog'io Of Italy Saved From Angry Crowd On Rome Street By Police Vandenberg To Receive _ « . . . New Term Nomination 'Rome-M'j-Wilh cries of "traitor" and ;'aS6tiCfin" rlnjlnfi'ln .his cars', Marshal Metro Badogllo today was ·Vf,' · · ' - .-.-,··-----·"B.fc^iyjy.; · *··«·.· ·' -.; ~ -.-.^..-J rescued by police from nn angry crowd. The one-)lmei leader of the Italian campaign against Ethiopia had attended mcrriorhl scrv- .ccs ha-6 for* the Duke of Aosta, ulio died In a ^British prisoner of war camp JO years ngu. No o n e recognized Balogllo, dressed in civilian clothes, when ic entered the church of St. Maria Dcgli Anneli, He look 'a scat In Ihe ront pew. A.^ he stepped nut of the church, a number of women, whose husbands or sons had died ItHhc Ethiopian'v/ar and who had njusnaed the rnemprjal rrmss recognized EadbgilbT ' " · · - . . - . - * A "Traitor" yelled-n, tvojran. v.' "Pig," shouted another,' '· Scon the'erlcs increast-d and.lhe crowd In front of Ihe rhureh her, gan milling around the marshal. Several carabinlcrl broxc inlo the hunvn ring around IBadoglio nd drove him away in r small military truck as men and women, shaking Ihcir fists after him, continued to shnul: _·· "A'ssnssln. Villian. Traitor." . Small Tornado Causes Damage Al Booneville Little Kock-(/l'|-Violcnl March weather hit Arkansas today" with a small tornado, hail storms and heavy rain. There was property damage, hut no injuries were reported. . · The twister dipped Into Booneville dbout 5:30 a m. It lore the roolt.uff four lumber sheds and demolished a small H;irn * in an area about three blocks cast of the Boor.C'villc business district. C. H. Ii'odgcs, ov/ner ol the lum-. bor yard, said H:imajje would amount I j several' thousand dr/.- l;rs. Malnrials in the sheds were oul about 300 telephones at For! Smiih anrt riisrii itcd pl « trk power at Alma and Moun'.aniuurg WashinRton - M'j - Gen. Hoyt i farther north. ^^ ___ " Elizabeth May Be Expecting A Third Child London-(/P)-Two London news- i Strike-Troubled Plant At Jonesboro To (lose Jonesbori), Ark.-(/P)-The strike- troubled Picrcc-WIIllams. Basket Company is closing Its Jnncsboro plant. H. A. Brown of South papers yesterday hinted t h a t ! Haven, Mich,, the firm's secretary , Queen Elizabeth II may be expert- i and R cn eral manager said today j ing her third child. · j i,',TMJ "nmp"^ was slrlkc'boCnd'fo'r By suggesting on inside pages /17 months in 1949-50 and has been that a royal birth m a y b e the: threatened with another walkout, reason for putting off the corona-1 Brown said the'company refuses VandcnberR, w h o s e four-year term as chef of staff of the Air Pjrirlc P i r n / i n n Force ends April 30. will be nom- j. " IU; ' I U 7 " 'a inatcd by President Truman for another 14-month term this week. The White House In announcing this' said Mr. Truman does not want Vandenberg to take a subordinate command before, he rounds out 30 years of military service June 12, 1953, and reaches his retirement dale. lion until next summer, the Sunday Pictorial and Sunday Express went about as far as they could without shattering customary discretion In such matters. lo RO through another strike. The plarit employes from 150 to 200 workers nnd has a weekly payroll of $5,000 to $0,000. The Pictorial said "rumors of a ! Marklry In Hosnltal sentimental nature" have sprung Rogers - (Special) - ' T h e Rev. from n recent visit by Sir William ' Herbert G. Markley, guest pastor Gllliatt, famous KynecoloRist, to of the the queen's residence, House. now non-dennmlhntional Colay Chinirf* Plan* Clarence j church in Hogcra, was taken to the I Veterans Hospital in Fnyetlcville late last week. The minister «u(- fon-d an ncute heart attack earlier In the week. Mr. Markley was. Mn^nnlin, Ark.-(/lHcp. Harp- ] founder nf the Ixiwell, Ark., Com Colay-of Columbia County h i s ; m u n l l y Church, nnd was n giiMt withdrawn ns n candidate foripnstor of the First Presbyterian '-- "·- -'·' '""· Church in nonrrs fi»r mnrd than « slate senator from the old Kith senatorial district, Instead, he said, he'll , seek reelection »« Columbia County representative. year. He Is a member of the Hoard of Directors of the Rogers Memorial Hospital. Country Club To Name New Board Members Members of the Fayetteville Country Club will have, their annual stockholders meeting at the Country Club tomorrow · night, starting at-7:,10 o'clock. New members of the Board of Directors will be named at this meeting. Dynamiting Kill* Seven Singapore, Malaya-(/?)-Commu- nlst terrorists dynamlled a train In central Malaya today, k i l l i n g seven persons and wounding 15 othei-s. All Ihe rteadiweru employes of the Malayan Railway*. ni*ea*«l Animal* Killed neglna, Sask ,-(/! Canadian Mountle* slaughtered 164 diseased animals yesterday In the second shooting of the drive lo wine out Canada'! first foot-nnd-montM" disease outbreak. The Field Is 1 Lots Of Fun Lns Angeles-(/P)-Frank Leibfried, 100 years old Saturday, likes Abraham Lincoln, gardening and television. But bed of all he likes women. "When I reached the age of 100 I promised myself I'd get! .Owners In Chicago; Flames" S'ghted At ; Heighth Of Storm \ Qnu of the finer homes near Fayetteville · wai destroed ; by flamen eafly today during, a severe lightning, thunder and win* ; storr.i.' T h e ID-rnom, two-story frame hrrne/belonsing to W, T. iS-cnncM}^ with all the furnishings wa» Jiivqied by flames shortly after S f o'clock" 'his'morning. Th : home, o shew/place'.on (he south tide o f Highway 4S about eight miles east of Fayettc'villc,.was built some 10 or IS years ago'.by Mr. and ?.1rs. O, . Jennings. It hns changed hands several times since the first owners moved into tcwn. Several hundred Peres are included in thft Brennen farm .. /·.'. Mr. arc 1 Mrs,. Brcnnan are in Chicago, and nobody was at home when the fire ^as..discovered by a nclghiiGr. Lindsay Pcarce, who saw Ihe flames and called the Kajr- cttcvlllc Fire Department. A truck' was sent to the scene, but was slov;ca - by heavy fpg, and the houie-.vas completely aflame when the firemen arrived. Keighbon turned out to fight the blaze, out were unable.to check.the spread. The fire apparently was set when the house wall hit by lightning. The entir* area was Jarred, this morning by an inter te bolt, followed by earth-shaking thunder. : ' ' · ... ' · ' ' .:';." ome:was completely furh- of th*:furnishing«f reported to be'yalUable .nlique«, In- clu(|tng:antlo;ue.chin4 which Is Ir- rcpiaceable,' Estimalcs of the loss wort SiiQiOOO lo .$80,000. : The Tire Department answered several. alarms during the'Week- end,''a. second one this morning to 4 I S North Gregg, where some logs w»rc burning. '.."·" Sunday morning at 1 :,"0 o'clock. an alarm was ^turned in at the J. K. Pool residents, 83!'North Street. No damage .was i-aused. Benlon County License Sales Business Booms Bcntonvllle-(Speclai|-One huhr drcd and eight more marriage 11- cnscs were Issued in Bentbn -ounly In February of 1352 than .. 'crc Issued In -February of 1951. . The county clerk's records show lhat 320 licenses were Issued dur-: ini! February, as compared to 221 for the same period last year. Saturday morning, the first day of the ne'.v month. 40 couple who ' Automatic Pilot For Jet Fighter Planes Reported Scheneclaciy, N.- Y, - (ffi - The wraps arc 'off n push-button automatic pilot for jet fishier aircraft''that the designer says will do "Just about everything a h u m a n pilot, can except actually take the plane off the ground and land it." The device, called the G-3, - , . was developed by the General sought license wcra interviewed. Electric Company's aeronautic Thirty-four licenses were issued, and ordnance systems division workinn with Ihe Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, . OE said yesterday the automatic pilot, designed especially for Navy jet inlerccptcrs, can be used in combat at supersonic speeds. The company raid the device ^-nulr] take over 90 perf rent of Ihe ~ work. Tail Boosters Sel Up Little Rock Off ices Little nock-(/P)-The Arkansas Tail boosters open their state. Stick and rudder"! headquarters here today with a Cemocral, Little Roc-. Manufacturer Fred Venncr, as chairman. The state group is supporting Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio for the Republican presidential nomination. Republican leaders on the com- mitti-e Include. Mrs. A. C. Rem- ffiol. Little Rock, Arkansas' He- publican national committeewom- nn; Wallace'Townsend, Little Kock,- Rcpublican n a t i o n a l D. L. Dykes, Sr., Hurt Slightly In Accident married again," the widower lnld| a u l ,, 80 j n .. sm ,n, on the hhhwav four daughters at a family cclc-i .-- bration. "Bui now I don't know, j Il's kind of fun playing Ihe! fho Weather- field." I n. L. Dykes, Sr., of Pleasant Hill, La., suffered minor back injuries Saturday night in an accident near Van Burcn. He was o n . his '.vay to Kayetleville (n visit his ; Arkansas son, Ihe Uev, D. L. Dyl'.c.,, Jr., and | committecman; Charles R. Black, family, when the a-cident nc-jCorning, 10-18 Arkansas Republi- His cor -.vaa slrtir'., by an can gubernatorial candidate; A. L. Autos Are Damaged In Bentonville Collision Hcnlonvllln-(Special'-Two ,| r j v crs suffered minor cuts nnd j north ant ) bruise.* this morning v hen two flu- j tonight, tcmohlles collided at Ihe I n t e r - 1 Barher. U'.tle Rock, secretary of Committee. , ' TMi will deliver the keynote address at the state' Republican Arkansas - Cloudy. Ihnnd,,.! """'"""on here In April, showers this afternoon: colder (o- j . . p night with occasional rain ln| MOCArthUT jUqqeStS northeast and rain or snow In i - - _. /" northwest portion tonight; Tues- bUDDOrt rOr I Ott [day piirtly cloudy and colder; i ' i lowest tenv.irraturc 24 to .12 in west central portions section. of A Street and Fourth Street Southwest. Deputy Sheriff K;nl H l f r , who invcst'itatcd', said a car driven hy ChnrlM Crablree, l!0, cil Henton- vllle r.olng en.«t on 'Mh Street collided with a car d.'lvcn by Samuel H. Snider ot Van Buren which was traveling north- on A Strret. · Hoth automobile* were dimnccd cxtcnilvely, I nrl.iror In Command ! Yokosukn, Japan-Wi-Vlce Adm. Robert P. Riiscoc todny took com- mnnd ol the U.S. Seventh tlcct, succeeding Vice Adm. Harold M. M a r t i n , who will become commander of the Pacific Naval Air Force with headquarter) at Snn Dlrs'u, succeeding Vice Adm, i Thomas L. Sproguc, rcilgncd. New York-W-An . side to Gen. Douglas MacArthur says the general 'suggested In a note · to n New Hampshire backer that he "support Taft." Col. l-aurcnce E Bunker snys the generol wrote this note to New Hampshire Stats Sen. J, Wertey Colb-jrn; "Thank you for your note. Under the circumstance t you suppdrt Taft." N Bunker did not elaborats on what "circunutMCM*' wen rt- , Itrrcd to. v

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