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THI PUBLIC tNTttiJT · THI FIRST CONCERN Of THIS NEWSPAHR Aiwciottd Press Leased Wire AP, King and NEA Features VOLUME 90, NUMBER 191 IOCAI Fsyetteville and riclnlty p»rt]T cloudy and. slightly warmer is. night and tomorrow. High temperature yesterday 49; low 55; noon today 46. Sunriie 8:42- sun- sot 8:18. ' . . , " ' ·-.. U. $,0fficer To Command Greek Army Forces Eisenhower Said To Agree Italian Nor To Head NATO Unir Athens, Greece - (IP) - Greek sources reported t o d a y Gen. Eisenhower ha/ agreed that only · an American officer' will command Greek armies assigned to North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces. This · tentative 'agreement was reported after the NATO supreme commander conferred at length with Lt. Gen. Theodore Grigore- poules, : chief of the Greek national defense staff. Eisenhower arrived yesterday for conferences with Greek leaders-after two days of 1 talks in Turkey. Turkey and Greece are new members of NATO. J Tomorrow Eisenhower' is schedr ' uled to fly to Rome to confer with Italian generals who had insisted that Lt. Gen. Narizie Castigliene. Allied land force commander in NATO's southern c o m m a n d , . should command all land forces in the area regardless of nationality. The Greeks insisted it would be . icmbarrassing to submit Greek troops to the command 'of an Italian general because they defeated the Italian invasion attempt in the last war. This ticklish command question was debated at last month's NATO council meeting in Lisbond. The council meeting in Lisbon. .The L details of fitting Greek and Turkish forces into NATO up to Eisenhower. Finances A Problem Another touchy problem facing Eisenhower in Greece is the lack of money to maintain present Greek military, strength. T h e Greek staff reportedly, told Eisenhower today the cost of keeping 10 divisions ready for combat, plus i the price of expanding naval and air forces, is a punishing burden. The Greeks said 44 per cent of fAVETTEVIllE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 6, 1952 thsir 550 million dollar budget for the year ending next June 1 goes to defense, and that defense spending amounts to"12. per'tent of .the Greek national\i|jepme.,Tiiey-coh- tcnded this is'one'cf the highest defense .-spending ratios of any NATO member. NATO executives .agreed last Agrees To Count Cars Rather Than Pay Fine Of $1 Chicago.-W-Cold wealher ye lerday d-elayed a fur-coaled su urban 'matron from paying h traffic fine by standing at L intersection and counting passin automobiles.' Mrs. Evelyn Mancou, 39, Highland Park, had sgreed make the traffic survey in lie of a 510 fine for speeding. SI said she"rt rather go to jail tha pay Ihe fine, insisting she v, innocent. . · Police Chief Waller Yackel suburban.. Kenilworlh decided was loo' cold and poslpohed th survey until Monday. Controls On Building Are Ordered Eased Plan To Limit Size Of Dwellings Called Off By Government Washington-(/P)-The governmen today eased building controls 01 housing, commercial, highway am school projects. The National Production Au tl-.orijy, dropping an earlier plan to limit the size of dwellings anc restrict new homes to one and one-half bathrooms each, issued 1. A new. one-package housini order increasing by 500.--pound: the sleel which a home-bu.ilde may use without applying to NPA 2. An order combining'all other construction controls into a singli document. It increases the ton nage of sleel automatically allowed for commercial, school, and other smaller no/i-residenlial projccls as.well as roads and highways. As originally proposed, Ihe orders were inlended lo curb construction. But- Ihey were revisec frequently during Iwo monlhs of discussion wilh Ihe conslruclion industry. Meantime, shortages o steel and aluminum eased nolicc- ahly. NPA's announcement todaj said: . ' . "Most. of the changes in the construction regulations liberalize controls" rather "than lighten- any of Ihem or impose any furlher re- slriclions." · ' / The major changes in lhc housing regulalions, effective at once " ludc: month that in the ncxl fiscal year Ihe Uniled Slate's plans to spend 17.6 per cent of its national income for defense, Britain 12.8 per cenl I amounl which may be ' "self- and France 11 per cenl. Wcsl Gcr- j authorised"--lhal is, used, without many has been asked to pay 10.5 " per cent. Red Cross Business Division Plans Campaign Members-of the business division of the Bed Cross fund drive met yesterday morning for a kickoff breakfast at the Blue Mill with George Gearhart, division chair- rpan, presiding. ( Quota for the division, which will be responsible for Ihe cily's business areas, is $4,000. Membnrc nf the division are Jack Tuck, Paul Gayer, George Holcomb, James E. Cross, Bill Harris,. James Jackman, Robert S. ' Wrighl, and Paul Guisinger: Clayton Adams, Mrs. Virgil B. Fielder, Mrs. G. P. Stocker, Mrs. Marion E. Maddox, Mrs. E: F. Whitchurch, Charles Scharlau,.Jr., John D. Townsend, and Ernest H. Guerin. . The canvas of the business' dis- . tricls will be compleled by March 12. Cost Of City Audit $1,271, Zick Reports The audit of the city's finances cost the city of Fayetteville SI.271, according lo Cily Audilor Harold Zick.. The breakdown, as given to a ' TIMES'reporter: Cost of the Water Department j audit--S445. I Cost of Sewer Department audi · --$180. Cost of the general and administrative audit--$646. Contract f o r t h e audit . w a s , awarded to Hugh Scarbrough whose staff completed it and reported to the City Council at ils last session. The budget for the new year will be discussed at the next Council session ncxl Monday night. Poultry Market -- The poullry market loday as reported by Ihe University of Ar kansas Institute of Science and Technology and, the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market steady with demand fair to good; volume of trading slightly below normal. Offerings of Jlght nb.ed chickens' a m p l e b u t heavier , broods, generally short. All prices F.O.B. farm, reported up to 2 p.m. application to NPA for a quota. The quantity is increased proportionally for two-family, three- family and four-family buildings." ~A- decrease'of 25 pounds of-copper to a total of 135 pounds per dwelling unit, for h o u . s i n g equipped with copper water pip-, ing systems. However, copper usage is increased where local building codes require lhat metal in underground connections. Aluminum may be subsstituted for copper in wiring, one pound of aluminum may replace two pounds of copper. ' For alteralions or enlargemeril of exisling dwellings, builders may use up lo half Ihe materials whichi · are permitted tn new dwellings. The non-residential conlrols follow a similar pallern. MICt FIVI CINTi It May Be Glen Hose, baskelball coach al Slephen F. Austin College, Nago doches, Texas, facing Ihe camera, is'piclurcd a t . breakfast Ihi: morning wilh Alhlelic Director John H. Barnhill of the University ^ose is making up his mind whether to return to Fayelteville at Razorback cage .menlor. He will leave for Texas tomorrow noon anc said loday he would have no announcement on his plans unlil after he had reached.home and discussed Ihe situation wilh Mrs Rose Puska TIMESFOTO') University Of Maryland's President Is houled Out Of Session By Legislators Annapolis, Md. -OT- Wrathful egislative delegates yelled the University of Maryland's presi- ent out of their chamber early oday in a tumultous outburst of csentment against - his last-min-' te effort to get more building loney.. Dr. C. H. Byrd; the curly white- aired president, was put to rout n a surprising finish lo Ihe 30- ay legislature. The. delegates ac- used the president of "political hicanery, dirty work in the last ours" for asking for $573,00.0 in ycfsily, bonds just before adjournment. When he was spotted whisper- Ing to one of them, they fairly shook, the 180-year-old Slate House with a deafening chorus: "Get out! Get out!" The university president took to his heels, off the floor and up into the spectators' gallery. He hearc the delegates vote against his extra money, 67-32. It was the first lime he had suffered a legislative''setback in 1: ' a.io as president of the Unl- Jntil Swollen River Goes Down Search. for Ihe body of Eual* ean Smith; 12, believed lo have ·owned February 26 in the White ivcr east of Springdale, dwindled 'day as searchers waited for low- · waters after dragging operations iled. The'rnuddy stream was still ell above normal today. Dale Rogers, 14, SpringdrJe, lold ilice Iwo days ago the Smith boy ·owned when a boat capsized. He ad remained silent a week in fear punishment. Yesterday afternoon one of fhe ats used, in the hunt overturned, ssing its four occupants into the Id water. .They were pulled to fety without injury. Young Smith,- the son of -Mr. d Mrs. R. F. Smith of Springle, has been sought by police Party Finds Oklahoma Boy After 14 Hours Stilwcll, Okln.-M')-Jimmy Stnne, four, Stilwell farm- youth, was found safe early today--14 hours after he wandered away from his home. A party of 150 searched the heavily-wooded countryside near his home after he was missed about 2 p.m., yesterday. His molher, Mrs. Tom Stone, said ner son was scanlily clad when he left with his dog. February 26. At -first it was believed he might have gone to the nee he failed to return home I home of relatives in Kansas. Judge Rules Out Construction Of Co-op Plant Appeal Is Taken To Supreme Court By Group Of Agencies Little Rock-(/P)-Private power, companies have won out--al least temporarily--in their fight against construction nf a co-o-ierativc power plant al Ozark, Ark. Circuil Judge Guy Amsler yesterday overruled the Arkansas Puplh Service Commission's approval of the 10VJ million dollar project,' designed to serve three rural distributing co-operatives in Northwest Arkansas through the Federal Southweslern Powei Administ ration. Attorneys for the super co-operative, the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., filed notice of appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Workers At Auto Firms Split On Union Voting " . · ·' -. · · . · -5r Trumor, Insists Foreign Aid Program Of $7,900,000,000 Essential; Support Sought Court. Judge Amsler's opinion, ending a one-day hearing on Ihc appeal of the PSC decision by the private utilities, was baseei on a minority report filed on the case by PSC Chairman Scott Wood. . Wood voted against the co-operative when the PSC split, 2-1 in approving Ihe plan last August 11. Commissioners Howard Gladden and John Thompson voted for .he co-op. Dissent Ty Cliiirman In his dissent, Chairman Wood :nntendcd t h a t "uncontradicted cstimony" bore out charges by private firms that the proposed ilant and its 544 miles of transmission .lines were intended for he use of SPA, the interior Department agency which handles ale of power generated, n t government dams in the southwest. Wood said that the proposed ystem would provide · four and me half times the projected 1950 oLris of the co-operatives, and hat SPA would be permuted to is.e. the surplus "to serve any :uslomcrs whom il may choose to crvc." . Among other things, Wood con- Washlnglon-OPj-Presldonl Tru-»- man asked-.1 critical Congress to-! day lo vote every penny of his $7.- \ new global foreign a i d ! o meet a Sovicl t h r c a l ! against the lion." , , of clvillza- Tonight the president will go on radio and television to carry his plea lo Ihe people. Talk of withdrawing to Western Hemisphere "has Ihe mo- mcnlary seductiveness," the president said, "because, il would seem tn relieve us of lhc contribution!! we arc now makins to collective defense," But he yalri fie adontion of such a policy would be a "mandate for national suicide." Ho said Ihe money he i s . n s k l n a j Little Rock-(/P)- The Arkansas for would he soenl In send arms Highway A u d i t Commission will to America s Allies In Emmie, to _,,,,, .. · ,,, Audit Grouo Is Ready With* Full Report Plans To Keep Up With Activities' Of Highway Un't nations East. In .the build up Allied Middle and Far European countries m a n u f a c t u r e -heir own arms, and tn raise t'ip ! standards of He'd-thrratcncd nations In Africa and Asia. Not a sincle Hollar should be ut out nf the oroposed nrogram. he said, lesl this nst'nii h« K U ' M V of a "false economy" of "too llt- 'Ic and too late." Cites Reasons · In a special. 7,500-wnrd message, Mr. Truman anticipated Ihc at- acks of ci'llics and economy wtivo- calcs. H e ' b u i l t . h i s a r g u m e n t ' f o r carrying on Ihp m u t u a l security program around " four basic rea- ons which he set forth in those words: ·"First', the plain.-fact'Is t h a t ' w e cannot achieve lasting security tot 1 , ourselves, excc'nl ' In" association ended' thai- "crealion of steam I with other nations. :. lower b y - a government agency is I :pnlrary.-to Ihe.-will of. Congress thd th,?''Arkansas* IcjtlsijftUre: and "Second, 'tha fund.s- nvovldid 'h'y. lhc Unitcd'.Slatef jJndei;Uie' rriuV tuafi security;'.progrim 1 ' 'lire '·csse'tP t i a l l o the success, of'the.'common efforts we.are making with.other free nations for peace! · ' . "Thlrd,\the funds thus'Invested by the Uniled Stales wjll yield far larger-return?, in terms'of our own security, than if lhc same amUnt wore used for-our-owH riefonsc'cs- tablishmcnl. " . "Fourth, the cost of the mutual security program, together wilh the much larger costs of our mili- 'ary services and olhcr defense measures, arc well within our economic capacity." Touch Fl5ht Seen Dcspile Mr.. Truman's appeal, administration officials'exnectcd a tough, prolonged fight over the amount, especially over that part which would be spent to aid the economies of Allied nations In con- Irast lo Ihe billions which would be spent tn furnish Ihem guns, tanks and planes." . Even before the message reached the Capitol powerful opposition , ,, - wa s building up among the law- ic plant would allow SPA (o cut makers. The congressional load rniuTrNiren «v TIA^B- ~rwn ' ,,-.._.... '''''M-5si"nai icaa- he established policies' of this ommisslon.' This opinion embodied-most of he charges of.'the'private utilities n'opposing'Ihe AECC application i long and involved· hearings.bc- ore Ihe PSC. - · ' : -.' Would Obtain L»»n Under its pi; i, the AECC--com- osed of the three distribuling.co- ps--would build the plant and .ring the . transmission facilities ·ith money obtained on loan from ie R u r a l Electrification A d m i n - tralion. It then would lurn over owcr generated at the plant to ic SPA. This agency in turn oillri supply the AECC co-ops I t ' , enough power to supply their islomcrs. AECC contended lhal lhc pow- · was needed badly in Northwesl rkansas, a claim that Ihe privalc ompanies denied. The ulllitics barged that the AECC transmis- on lines virlually would dupli- ate existing facilities, and thai surplus power generated by CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO release a 40-page report Sunday h o l n i o n "" rcL ' c nl inquiries. Cnpies of ' I h e Iranscripl of testimony arc to be sent to the Pulasfcl prosecuting attorney and the stale's altorney general (his afternoon. This morning, Highway Audi! commissioners disclosed Ihelr report would contain recommendations ,for highway Improvements under existing lav/s, but that.later recommendations- wni'ld be made to the legislature for law revisions. . . The Audi! Commission plans lo keep . u p ' w i t h highway'activities to sec whether recommended im ; prov^pienls arc carried nut, said Chairman R. H. Dlc'icnhorsl of Morrlllon.. ' · Set up to a u d i t the Highway Dc- partmcnl from mid-1947 lo mld- 1053,- the. commission ' can hold meellngs and act 'anytime deemed .dc.fiJr^ble.;- tt.twlll...bjb r'.wicUcUlater whotner.the audit : jor-fiscal years 1062, and -11)33 -wlllrbe made-sepa- rulely at -.the. end \at. :each, year; or whether hlchway operations.lor bolh .years .v/lll bc"atidiled at "Ihc end. of.lhe-1953 fiscal year., .'. ;· ''.The- commissioners' : .marie'.'- H law . . osecution of purported violations uncb'vcrcd by the a u d i t would be entirely up 'to Pu- laskl Prosecuting Attorney Tom Downey and Attorney. General Ike Murry.' '" . - ' ; Child Burns To Death ' Little Rock -(ff)- A fouiycar- old gifl, Anita Jane McLean, was burned falally. Wednesday when her clothing caughl fire at Ihe home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. McLean of LHtle Rock. She was slandlng near nn open, gas heater when her bain- robe became-Ignited. the Weather-- Arkansal -Partly cloudy and a little warmer this afternoon, -lo- CONTINI'KD ON PAGE TWO : night and Friday. Contenders For Title Show Wares In State Journament -- -.-- up I- - , today, broilers and fryers, all j, 20 to 28 cents, mostly 27 Three Petitions For Elections Are Withdrawn Eight Agencies Are Involved In NLRB Conducted Balloting Employes of th'ree Fayettevtlle automobile aetneics voted yester- day.and. today jn favor of representation by a union. Workmen «t two other egencics rejected the union proposal and balloting at three other firms was called oil'at the last minute when the', union withdrew Its petitions for the elections. . . '·· , - ' · · ' · The elections were conducted by the . National · Labor RelatiprjJ Board on petitions by'the International Association of Machinists," American -Federation o f : Labor. Myron K. Scott, field examiner for the Memphis NLRB o f f l c e i handled the actual balloting. Eight of, the c i t y ' s 1 . I f . automobile agencies were Iriv'olVed In' the election. One of \ttott' Involved, the Lylc Bryan Motor Company,' came In at tho last tnlhiile when the 1AM petitioned for a vote if tcr arrangements for', the' other firms had hcen completed..' , -A · Only mechanics,: pnlnteri, body- men and other.skilled ivorkmen were eligible, ulnce only. · these trades.are represented by ..the machinists' union. . - . ., . · At GofNMcNalr Motor. Company the employes voted 0-3 In favor o! accepting the union,as barga'lninj representative. Workmen at Green Chevrolet Company followed luit; voting- fj-0, iri Jnvo,r.pt.the',, union. The .third company to favor, thi union. w»S:.tbei Lylc: Bryan- Motor CompatiyJ iynere'tlje,vBte''WM J-o; The.t'uriion Ipst -put; ;iif,', at" th« Houston-Taylor'.Motqr.; ! Canip»nyi and HrB«::d«ffcate*l -^V4 WMployei' of the ;Whltfleld.'M6tor:C6mpiny; .. '.The/union Ayllhdreiv.'lti' election petitions'frf the ta'ie'i'of .thr«« firms--H»tfleld'Pontlac;Compatiy t Phillips- Motor Companjr; - and Modern Motors-Union sifa'tegy.in withdrawing the election-petition* Indlea'tea'the IAM was doubtful of success".'where 'the three' ; 'firms were'concerned.' ·. ' - · ' , ' · - ' 'Where- an "election is 'held--and goes against .the union--the }|LRB will not hold 'another-election for a f u l l , 12 months. However,-If the petition is w i t h d r a w n 1 ' a n d the election not held, a new petition for election can be entered in 30 days. ... . . ... Faycltcvillo's.Bass Trumbo grabs a rebound for the Hulldngs In their game yesterday with Lavara. Fayellevlllc won the game with n fine display of shootlnjr, 55-3S. Taking « swat at the ball and nlssmg Is Lnvaca's Jimmy May, The Fayeitevillc player underneath he ball is Billy Parker and behind him, Don While of Lnvara. By winning the'Dogs · moved opposite Texarkana In a 7:M game tonlshl. Getting a shot off after rebounding the ball wan a b° a m R r,h blK ,r nt r Guytc " bl! ( N °'»» i n ^ M, ,',, ,,, " C '°1 f r o m lhc «oM«-C«*nwood game In the .tale ournamcnt ycstcrdfiy. Roger* won, 40-31. Gelling their hand. In h ii W A y ,m" C ,J. l arl ! mi '" ! Bohhy ' Wo " fl ( 9 D n n d Greenwood'! Milchell G r i f f i n (75), Uonnle nranham (nil), In the Greenwood player nn Ihn loft mn«ln TUMtfOLWrnt,, unii »mw piaycr , on the l e f t . (Puskn TIMF.SFnTOSi forrctt City players (while jerseys) battle for a rebound under lhc Pine Bluff basket In their game last night with the Zebras. I-mc B l u f f won the game, first 'of (he state tournament for both '.earns. 4.V4I. Forrest City boys J u m p i n g ' f o r the. ball arc Billy Hull m g h l ) and James Connaway. James Laws (flfj) watches from behind and Jim Heed, Pine Bluff's big center (O), lookl »· from I (he tide. Some Phone Workers In . Louis Area Out Telephone · calls to St. Louis from ..Fayettevllle this'- morning were on nn emergency basis, and the Associated Press reported more than half the employes of. Southwestern Dell .Telephone Company In the metropolitan St. Louis area rlldn't report for work today. - . . . · ;· Operators,' linemen, trouble shooters and repairmen were off Ihe job' in St. Louis, St. Louis "ounty and In nearby .'East-St. Louis, III. Some operators reported for work. The dispute developed from.th* company's refusal lo pay four linemen who refused to work atop polcc Monday. The. union repre- rcscnting the workers said the m e n ' were ordered lo climb, the poles during a driving rain storm. ' The company' denied this, saying the rain had stopped. Talk On Ford Program At U. A. Postponed A scheduled talk by Dr. Henry Krnnenberg. dean o f . t h e College of Education at the University, on the proposed Ford Foundation plan of teacher education, has been postponed and will not be held tonight. Sponsored by the*' Arkansas Traveler, student. news-\ paper, the session was to have \ been held at the Student Union. 1 Dr. Kronenbcrg will meet with a committee In Little Rock early next week, snd will have mor* definite information on Ihe pfro- posal later on. The talk wjll be reset for a later date.

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