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mi PUBUC mrnist * THI FMIT CONCERN OF mi AtteciaM ton Uaud Wir» ARKANSAS. «.D*riVININO, MARCH 7, 1»» Group From Hawaii To Challenge Senator Connally On Sfalemenl About Americanism ·WCAI rayettevillr md vicinity «n- erally fairamj. iliihtly^warmer tonig'.:i. Tomorrow fiicrMjinf cloudiness a n d ; eonflnutd Mid. .High , temperature 'yesterday 54; low 30; noon today 54. '"Sum-iae 6:40; sunset «:19. Reds Progress In Cold War Doubts Fighting Will Be Instigated By The Kremlin · Omaha-m-Sen. Fulbright (D- Ark) says he believes Russia will ·avoid a shooting war because the Kremlin has enjoyed such success in the current battle of propaganda arid subversion. The senator said last niirht in the first of two · University of Omaha Baxter Memorial lectures that while the United States is preparing for a full-scale war which may not come, "we are neglecting ^ and losing the cold war which is already upon us." "I maintain that tfie Russians must have strong and abiding faith in the efficacy of conspiracy. ' sabotage and 'corruption and are ] unlikely to abandon them in favor ' of a dangerous and risky adventure involving atomic bombs," he declared. He said Russia knows of ou lack of decision on foreign policj and will cause us to spend larg sums of'money and ruin our econ . omy by inflation, rather than chal lenging us in full, scale, hot war : "Throughout the ' rearmamen period," he said, "we must strive to'keep government expenditures within government income." Senator Fulbright recommended an adjustment of the military demand so a more ' adequate amount of money ant 1 effort could be allocated to the cold war defense. Seeds To Plant . Will Be Easter Gift To Children East Liverpool, Ohio-(/P)-A minister s idea to beautify the city by , giving children packets of flower seeds Easter morning has landed In fertile ground and offers of help are blossoming all over town. · The Rev. Frederick T. Gillette suggested it and John Ridder, secretary of the Chamber of Com- ! merce, raised $50 to'buy the seeds i in bulk. j . A big greenhouse firm will get I the seeds in bulk. A paper container firm will furnish the envelopes and the East Liverpool Dahlia Society will weigh and package the seeds, inclosing instructions for the youthful Luther Burbanks. Each child will he given n mixture of flower seeds--zinnias marigolds, hollyhocks, cosmos scabiosa and coreopsis, v Honolulu-(yp)-A .delegation of Americans consisting- of one Cau- casion, one Hawaiian and one Japanese--all war veterans--and a Hawaiian gold star mother leaves tonight to challenge Sen Tom Connally (D-Tex) on his remarks about the Americanism of Hawaii. Connally, in a Senate speech Monday opposing immediate consideration of the Hawaii statehood bill, said he was a better American than many . persons i"ng in Hawaii. Many of the people living there, he added, 'are not of American descent." Hawaii bristled, fired a bar- age of protests and poured dimes nd dollars into a fund to send delegation to Texas and Wash- nglon. Adding fuel to the fire was the act that during World War II Hawaii's 442nrt regiment rescued trapped elements of Texas' own 36th division in Italy. The 442nd sustained more casualties in the rescue than the number of trap ped Texans, and came out of th war the most decorated outfit. The Delegation' plans a 'stop over in Dallas and is due in .Washington Sunday morning.. I includes: Former Lt. Col. Janies K. Lovell, who commanded the 100th Infantry Battalion and fought in Italy and France. '. Matsu Takabuki, president of the 442nd Club who fought in Italy and France as a sergeant.' Daniel K. Meheula, a twice- wounded former lieutenant with the 96th Division in the Philippines and Okinawa. Mrs. Marion H. Kaipo, 61 widow, whose son, Herbert Hussey, was killed with the Third Marine Division on Iwo Jima. Yew Owner Plans To Hake Bella Vista Show Place Of The Area New Decision In Phone Rate Case Sought Protesting Cities And Company Ask for Rehearing Bentonville -(Special)- An enlarged and expanded Bella Vista resort in Benton County is planned by E. L. Keith, owner of Lake Keith at Cave Springs, Realtor Terry Peel of Bentonville announced this morning.. He said Keith has purchased the resort and adjoining property, totaling about 1,000 acres, and intends to fashion a "show place of Northwest Arkansas." Plans call for construction of a dam about 200 yards below where a dam formerly wis located, with flooding of a large acreage in the ·alley. A new bridge will 1 be built, and cottages around the 50-acre ake will be constructed. The big lotel atop the mountain across he. highway from the lake will be emodeled, stables will be conducted, and a golf course will be I nstalled. Peel said Keith plans to con struct a beautiful home rt the re sort, on ihe east side of the moun tain; that he has bought a good deal of brush-covered land which he. will clear and have for his fine cattle, and that he will graze his. best cattle along the highway Plans call for a program similar to that at Roaring River State Park in Missouri, with a series of pools below the big lake. The water will · be stocked with fish from Lake Keith, where an expansion program also is planned. Peel said plans call for a half- million dollar setup once It is completed, and that the purchase involved about. $300,000. The Borger, Texas, oil n an purchased the resort from C. A. Line- sarger, who kept the Wonderland cave and family homes. The resort is in its 31st year of operation. Little Rock-OT-Both sides have asked the Arkansas Suprem Opurt to reconsider its decision :He Southwestern Bell Telephon Company rate case. Lawyers for a group of citi rotesting that the court had a owed a too large a rale increas iled a motion for rehearing yes crday. Shortly afterward the tele phone, company filed a simila motion, seeking to eliminate or dc rease the refunds the court or ered. Yesterday was^he last da for filing such motions. The court, which seldom grant rehearings, will take the petition under submission Monday. The high court, last month au thorized an annual increase in Ar kansas rales of $3,177,000. Tha compared with some $4;600,000 an nually the company had sough and approximately $3,600,000 the Public Service Commission had allowed. Since September, 1950, subscribers have been paying rates based on the. full amount the company had sought. The difference will he refunded if the Supreme Court overrules the rehearing motion and after PSC approves a new rate schedule. Exact amount of the refund will be determined by the date of the new schedule but it may total around two million dollars. The Arkansas Gazette speculated toda.y the expected rebate will be made in cash--not in deductions from monthly bills The newspaper pointed out that the state has ordered three cash r unds by utilities in the last years. ^·^^L . ^_ "^^^^^^"BOPKsasags^aacasga^^^B-g^aTM!-- nrr--TMMi Red Negotiators Attempt To for estall China Blockade The Bulldogs Celebrate A Victory Freak Electric Storm Plays Havoc With San Jo» r Calif.; Fire Balls HH Houses 'Senate Vole Sought On McCarthy Inquiry Washington-(/r)-The S e n a t e Rules Committee voted 8 to 3 today to seek a Senate vote on whether to continue a subcommittee inquiry into demands that Senator McCarthy (R-Wis- be _ ousted from Congress. Rules Subcommittee has been looking into charges by Senator Benton (D-Conn) that. McCarthy t is unfit to serve. Benton gave several reasons, among them what he called the unethical manner in which McCarthy has , essed his charges of Communism in government. , San Jose,. Callf:-(ff)-A light-* i ning storm that bounded bailst'- of ' fire through houses «nd off bicycles, blew holes in homes and created numerous other freak'ef- ; fects, hit Santa Clara County The weird display struck in San Jose and in Gilroy, 28 miles south, at almost the same time. It was accompanied by a downpour of rain. Postal carrier Walter Bagar ' e :,- ; ".;:^9fjEx:;:.:.. Search Resu For Boy's Bod Search parties resumed drag ging the White River today fo the body of Eual Dean Smith, 1 reported drowned February 26 i a boating accident. Although the odds continued t mail' box at San Jose when · a youlh^b o'd^until'To^wiii'..'!- ca e"rZ soling a T H b ° atmen r ° m Springdlrand?h .cat-term* solmter* TM cr him,'A White River area began sweepin of the pole the stream bed agaii ' ·Then radio aerial at the San Jose home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nelson. It traveled down Ihe lead-in wires. Within minutes Nelson's $1,500 ham station was burned ruins. Nebraska Police Chief and State Tr 5£ morning *" Miss.Truman Sings As Scheduled At Conway Conway," Ark.-W)-r,iargaret Tru- irnan gang before a full house at Arkansas State Teachers College here last night. After the concert the president's daughter w e n t ' t o Little Rock. There she caught a train for Los Angeles and more concerts. ; An Associated Pre^s story out of Malibu, Calif., day before yesterday that Miss Truman was ill wilh larngytis-and would spend the next two weeks recuperating - there, obviously was in error since Miss Truman made her appearance as scheduled at Conway last night. | Found Shot To Death O'Neill, Neb.-m-Chet Calkins, veteran police chief in this North-central Nebraska 4own of 3,000 persons, was shot to deSth today. His body was foUnd in his car parked just off the main street. There was no immediate clue to the identity of the slaj'er or the circumstances. Sheriff Leo Tomjack said Calkins, about 51, had two or three bullet wounds near the .heart Another bullet had lodged in » handcuff case. Calkins' brother, Night Marshal Walt Calkins, who discovered the slaying-, said he had talked with the chief about 1 a. m. About an hour later he noticed the car parked on the wrong side of the street, checked and found his brother's body. · made Sunday, when the river- barring rain--will be low for the | first time since the search began' Earl Long Ousted As Party (ommitfeeman . .Baton Rouge. La.-(ffj-Earl Long was ousted as Louisiana's nationa Democratic committeeman yesterday and replaced with an outspoken critic of.President Truman It was the second political setback in 16 days for the governor. Ousted with Long was Miss Mary Evelyn Dickerson, the national committeewoman. Elected to replace them were Attorney Frank Ellis, of New Orleans and Mrs.. A. E. Campbell of Homer, national president of the American Legion Auxiliary. whether the National Democratic Committee, which is dominated by President Truman, will recognize the replacement is yet to be seen. Shop Lifters Display Really Big Capacity Coral Gables, .Fla.,(/P,-J. i Lawson, a chain store supervise couldn't believe his eyes When he hollered "drop it" a two women, here's what he sai fell out .of their skirts: Ten steaks, two hams tw packages of sliced ham and fou chickens. The. women were charged yes terday with shoplifting. Japan Shaken By Two Fresh Earthquakes T o k y o-Wj-Ttt'o earthquakes hook Central Japan today, dis- uplmg traffic and communica- ions and starling/landslides. The quake was felt over a dis- ance. of more than 350 miles-- rom Tokyo and Yokohama soulh- west to Okayama. The national railroad suspende raffle between Kanazawa a n ukui after the second and strong r shock. The quakes struck hard st at Kanazawa, 200 miles north cst of Tokyo. mediately after the boys went lo the dressing rooir Max Powers, manager, Larry Head. Coach Glenn Stoke, iry Tiammol], Bass Trumbo, Bobby Pearson Billy Parker howing above the heads at the right. ranter, a In the stole hich Puska gol the shot above s on the table.. Others-sHown arc y Hosklns, Kenny .'Crudup Lar- ""·" Stanley Wllllimi^.irnv.to Bond Holdings Hit Record New York-(/P)-PubIic holding of series "E" savings bonds ar at an all-time high of $34,800,000 000, says Secretary of the Treasur Snyder. Foreign Aid Program Said In For A WashinDion-fypi-presidpnt Trn «,,*,,.--t. -r ,,.,; .nnn-Wj-Prcsidcnt Trn man's one-two "Sunday punch 'for his $7,900,000,000 foreign ai( program left Congress member still talking about scaling i '.down..today, almost a s , i f nothing had happened. Even administration supporters Conceded they were in for lough time. The. president led off with a 7,500 word sn/c!al message to . pO"«ress yesteAay' ndon dee.' ring every single dollar of ihe amount he asked for was needed I? meet the threat of Russian Communism, Then he went on a network of radio and television last night to carry his plea direct to the American people. Although the president said ' we ci be better off to win the "sht against Communism than to win any particular election," some senators nnd representatives said privately today that he appeared to be injecting politics into Ihe mailer after asking them to avoid doing so. Alluding to congressional threats to slash foreign aid by billions, Truman told his radio-TV audence: "Now I 1 know this Is · very lopular point of view, especially n in election year--just as pop- ular as a campaign pledge to rc- ,duce taxes." Bui, he said, (he $7,1)00,000,000 request was not "a single dollar more than our national security requires." Senator Hickcnlooper (R-la) delared what the president "really means Is 'Ihcy won't spend a dollar more than the Democratic administration requires to stay in power." Two Democrats on the Senate F o r e i g n Relations Committee, McMahon of Connecticut and Green of Rhode Island, applnud- ed the T r u m a n appeals hut a«reed they face * stiff fight this .S Marines Beat Off Five Attacks In East Korea ' Seoul, Korea-(/P)-U..S; Marines beat off five pre-dawn attacks on the eastern front in Korea today Slormy skies pul the damper oh aerial activity today after highly successful raids on Red supply facilities Thursday. . Land and sea based war planes cut Red rail lines'Thursday at a near-record 354 points. They also destroyed or damaged eight locomotives and more than 70 freight $100,000 Robbery At Naval Air Station Piri. ^-T'wo'^asklran-d armed men held up the Quonsct P o n t Naval Air Station credit union on the base early today SWE S ,r'meT^e h n SCC " " Cdn)! t h o s l a l i n n »n the Quonsct Point access road in a black sedan. . Poultry Market -The poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science «n d Technology and the Dairy »nd Poultry Market News Service of he U. 3, Department of Agrlcul- urc. Northwest Arkansas market tcady to firm, demand, good, volume nf trading normal, Offerings of llRht size chickens ample, heavier sizes short. Prices paid . o, h. farm up to 2 p. m., broil- rs nnd fryers all weights 27-28 ·"'" In., mostly 27. Phone Workers' Walkout Spreads Joplin, Neosho Service Affected St. Louis-(/P)-A..wqrk stoppage hat has'disrupted telephone serv- ce in the St. Louis area · sprent his morning to Joplin and Neosho n Southwest Missouri, Southwcst- rn Bell Telephone Company re- orled. Some workers scheduled to start 'ork in thosa two communities at a. m., failed lo report, a company pokesman said! Telephones ' in oth of Ihose cities are manually perated and service will be seri- usly affected if operators stay f the job. The situation remained unchang- in the 1 St. Louis area, wilh most the company's normal working rce off the job. Some 60,000 nanually operated telephones in . Louis and in nearby -ectlons of Illinois were restricted to use only in emergencies. Oil Workers Set To Strike At El Dorado ^SSSSL GovernorToBe The Fiyettevllle Bullion took ^mtumt ef Ihe «tr.n ( North LIUIe Rock five thin .Mernwn ·t the ««»te Hl«h School Maket- ball tournament'In the University Field H«u»e. IIS to Jg, , nd «« ln»o tnr MMl-tl M.ntle«lk LI Dorado, Ark.-(,7')-Some 60 UO oil workers are set to slrik against the' Lion .Oil. Company big chemical plant here at mid night Sunday unless a proposed nationwide walkout of oil work ers is called off. Pat Shdllon chairman of the Oil Workers In ernationa) Committee, said here ast night that the workers would trikc. . . . R-. W. Lawrence, the union's nlernational representative here :aid yesterday's conference with Jon officials produced no progress n talks on a new contract. The nlon's demand for a wage -in- rease is the principal barrier to n agreement. Celebration Of Mosaryk's Birthday Vienna-(/p)-Communist Czechoslovakia ignored today the 102nd anniversary nf ihe birth of Thomas Masaryk, founder of the Czech Republic. There was no lo-Fayettevlll* -gitmi In ·ehedwled h* IMSo'el**, V lowing a rime between Rager* ·nd Pine Bluff, which lUrto it Higher Tuition At U. A. Considered Little Rock-(/P)-Higher opcr- tmg costs may force Ihe Unlvcr- Ity to increase sis 'tuition. Joe Co. .ngton, provost of the Unlver- Ity, told the Board of Trustees icre yesterday'. Any boost would e slight, h = said. Basic tuition now Is $56 a sefncster. ..·' The board was told that eight or 10 men still, are being considered for lhc presidency of the University, a post left vacant by the resignation of Dr. Lewis Webster ·' Jones. Honor Guest Dinner Scheduled EnfieldisNamedTo Party Stale Committee Little Rock-M)-The ' Arkansas Democratic Slate Committee 'today elected two new members to fill vacancies resulting f rom de-.th. John Whalcn, North Little'Rock van named lo succeed the late J nc L^ifn'' 1 ' , LiUle Rook - Wllli! »" Enfield, Bentonville, was named lo Bentonville. ; ^ ' iij ·7,' --· ."^"'"V'-. currently the .target .for »harp:tritlclsm over mismanagement o fthe Hlghwn Department, will be, guest of hoho at an "appreciation dinner" tonlgh at Huntsville. ' The dinner will be.given b 'rlcnds of lh c governor In recognl ion of the many miles of road ils administration has Improvcc n .Madison County. ' Admission to the dinner will h y tjckct In mosl Madison Coun- y rcsldenls, but a host ofitate of- Iclals small and large. Highway Department workers and others onnncclcd with the adminlstra- on hs.'.'c been invited. Amorig the guests will be Hlch- vay Director Olcn Fullcrton. Rcv- iuc Commissioner Carl Parker, le governor's executive secretary' Henry'Woods, and his special as- 'sistant, former Highway Commissioner Orval Faubus of Munls- vllle. . . . . Stretch Armistice To Cover Coasts Move Also Aimed . At Checking Any Notionalist Drive Munsan, Korea.f/P)-Communist truce negotiators today sought to forestall a possible naval block- ' ade at the Red China coast or an invasion of the mainland. They proposed wrlling a ban Into a Korean armistice. "It seems that what they are trying to do Is to stretch the armistice agreement to any place (in the world where forces In Korea have any territory under their control " said Col. Don O. DarrOw. He said the Reds held that "any military action would be prohlb- ited, not only In Xorea, but in ally other place." °' The Communist maneuver came during a discussion of withdrawing naval forces from Korean waters during a truce. Harvard- educated Col. Pu Shan proposed deleting specific reference to Ko- Darrow said Ihe proposal apparently was desl«rr.cd primarily to prevent an Allied blockade of tfcs Chinese mainland or an'Allied- upporled Invasion by Chlani- Kalshck's Nationalist force* from ormosa. , . Ji^L" , h . as bwn unofficial' talk nat the U.N, commaftd might at- empt to enforce a Korean truce y threatening to blockade -tn« hlna coast and bomb Chinese In- ustrJal centers If the Hcdr:vio- ate the armistice: . " ar H«ichln f Efftcii Darrow Intimated the Commu- 5l move could have far reaching £ c h ? ""· 'i"", true nc *°«a*lan« utne.wnphajlied.lhe Beds might * Just,, exploring ;th« Idea.,"To- io«ow they may, have t different lew," Harrow-uld. · V.N: i lh ?. nature,of:the " c airbonks Built Home s Sold For $37,000 rh cost $200,000, has been sold or $.17.000 to a Chicago firm, the nternalional Rolling Mil! Prod- cts Company. The home was built 'by Douglas airbanks, Sr., and ..I his death ent to Mrs. Gable, then his w, Mrs. Gable has a divorce Non-Battle Casualties Reach 401,628 Figure W«shington-(/P)-u.S. forces In Korea suffered 401,628 non-battle casualties since the start of fight- Ing to last January I, says Secretary of Defense Lovctt. Most of Ihcm-378,9l4_have returned to duty.. . ' The figures were provided yesterday to Senator Knowland (R- Calif), who has accused Lovett and the Pentagon of giving Congress "a complete runaround" on requeets for such information. Lovett said the figures included all military personnel excused from duty for everything from a atlon. .' .f,*v.'!^r"fighting ohly 'in-fKo'- terpreUlMh. an armistice .agree" ment should "clearly specify these limitations," .' - · "had practically:no' arguments-to come back o n that." . . - . · . Anolher truce group negotiating m K '""" C .' tchan1 *« m «' 'or a!mo«t Jn hour. It made no headway toward ending the stalemate over voluntary repatriation. · Communist negotiators did -tc- »pt a. tevfsed version for *x- hanging interned foreign nationals. It provides that all forelin c vllians be "permitted and assisted i to return to the other side Th an . «" nfa "ee If they so desire. The U.N. command holds only 23-ycara-old Russian and her 23-year-old Russian ,nd her ;i.?. rn t '*'· Pusan - 'The Commu- isis have "reported ' holding 48 orelgn civilians. The UJJ. has sKed for an accounting", of 30 Series Of Trade Days n City Planned With Women's Day a success, e Retail Merchants Committee of e Chamber of Commerce Is tak- 8 up the study of a s-rles of ade days for Fayetteville--to be eld at monthly intervals: Heydon Lewis, committee.chalr- an, has named a five-man sub- mmiltce to study the proposal j Headed by Albert Cobb, the com- j miltcc is composed of Hubert j Cowan, Richard Walden, Ed Gibcon and George Gearhart. TheW , qther Arkansas-- Fair Ihls afternoon tonight and Saturday; not much By Truman Recommended U'ashinglon-W)-A nine per cent cut in the $1.069,342,623 president Truman asked in extra funds score of federal , and extreme north Ice Show Bleachers Collapse, 2/5 Persons Hurt Bnltlmorc.(yp)-A huge sccllon of ,i j If "teachers, "nol even nailed down." collapsed like a Rlanl game of jack-straws and In- Jurcd more than 275 persons last reported In "serious condition." As 10 hospitals treated the vie- Ims, Ihe city revealed It hadn't Issued the Sonjn Hcnle show n P erm jt '»· the temporary stands '" Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory, Though none was required by law. the »h«w had asked for «"'» The massive sccllon shuddered fnd gave way about 8:25 p.m. five minutes before the show was scheduled lo begin. The heavy beams and planks went down with ,1 ronr, plnnliiR men, women /and children under a mass of heavy splinters. There was no, pnnlc, and Ihe rescue opernlion carried on bv police, firemen anrl nallnna'l guardsmen was completed w i t h i n 30 minutes. Mayor Thomas d'AIesandro or- I mlttec. The committee sent to the ! House floor for debate next week | a bill approving-$970.192,943 of I the amount sought. Works Paul Holland was placed in rharao of the probe. Mlsj Henlo said the stands were creeled under the supervision of Ridge. N. J. Coronall was unavail- n cnnlriictor. Ed Coronal! nf Park "hie (or comment on the mishap although hlj wile In New Jersey confirmed her husband's firm put up the bleachers nnd that he was at Ihe scene. A crowd of 7,000 persons was on hand for the «how. Miss Henle c ,1 nc 'J«l Ihi-eprformance and said

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