Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 15, 1952 · Page 1
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im nnuc mmm · mi nur CONCERN Of Tf«i Anociated fm» Ltoitd Win AP, King and NEA Features VCHUMI 90, NUMBER IOCAI MtKAfT-- i- f»yelttvlll» and vicinity. ,1061 ly cloudy with » few light sndw flurries tonight. Continued cold , Tomorrow partly cloudy arid J warmer. Precipitation .03, Trace · of snov/.. High tempeniure' yesterday 48; low 31: 11 '»; m. today . 37. Sunrldt 11:30; sunset 6:28. MVETTIVIIU, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY EVENINO, MARCH 15, 1952 PRICE nvt CENTS Vote Monday On Invitation To Eisenhower BeMed To Lodge And Sparkmon Oppose Plan To - Question Candidate Washington - (JP) - Senator Me Mahon (D-Conn) said today h , expects the Senate Foreign Rela tions Committee tn approve Mon day his invitation to Gen. Dwigh D. Eisenhower to come back an testify on the foreign aid bill. Other committecmen, includin { . Senator Lodge (R-Mass), manage of the Eisenhower campaign fo the Republican presidential nom ination, and Senator Sparkman.lD Ala) reported they would oppos ' McMahon's motion. "I would not do anything I embarrass the general politically or In his NATO command," Spark man said. Lodge said Gen. . Alfred M Gruenther, deputy and chief o staff to Eisenhower, could supplj any and all answers for Congres on the North Atlantic Treaty Or ' ganizalinn NATO program and foregin aid. Lodge avoided disdussion of thi obvious political angles of a return . to this country by the genera" after his smashing New Hamp shire Republican primary victory over Senator Taft of Ohio. But McMahon said he docs no' agree with other senators that a return here for testimony on for . eiegn aid "would be an embarrassment to General Eisenhower." Chairman C o n n a 11 y (D-Tex: called for a closed-door session o the Senate committee Monday - morning to consider the McMahon motion. He indicated- R quick decision by planning to begin. open hearings a half hour later for more questioning. of W. Averell Harriman, director of mutual security the administration's title for the foreign aid agency. Senators said Connally, Gillette (D-Ia), and H Alexander Smith (R-N.T) will join- Sparkman anc Lodge in opposition. t -- . . . ,«.. Voters Go To Polls In Slate School Election (By The Associated Press) Voters in Arkansas 400 school districts went to the polls torlay to elect board members and cide on school taxes. Increased inillage rates were asked in many districts. Voters in at least 12 districts who rejected proposed millage boosts last September will be asked again to increase their .tax rate. - Six districts which raised their rates last September will seek further increases, and at least 27 district boards which did not seek ·millage boosts six months ago now have decided they need more money. Seven districts will propose lower rates. Coal Mine Operator Robbed Of $130,000 Butler, Pa.-(/P)-A gray Cadil- -lac seen speeding from the scene is the only clue police have in a search for three bandits who took $131,000 from a wealthy coal mine operator's home after beat- 'ing his wife. The armed trio gained entrance yesterday to the home of Craig _Saul, owner of the Eagal Coal 'Company on the pretext of delivering a package. They seized Saul's 40-year-old wife when she opened the door, and'dragged her · upstairs. Saul, 42, faid the fortune--kept in a safe--represents "20 years accumulation of hard work. But ·rion't think I'm broke. I'm still a happy man. Nothing happened to my children and I'm' slill young enough to make more money." McKeehan-Designed Sign . Placed On Fabric Center One of the largest signs in Fayctteville has been installed on _ the front of McKeehan's Fabric ' Center, West Center Street. The letters,, two of which are eight feet high, and- all. of which arc 10 Inches across, are constructed 4 of yellow and while paint grip metal, and arc placed, on brackets with concealed toggle bolts. The ·letters spelling out "McKoehnn's Fabric Center," arc placed on '.he trunsito front of the building. The sign was designed by L, I.,. ·McKcthnn »nd constructed In Bentnnvllle. Dallas County Pushes Murry For Governor Fordyce,. Ark.-W-Dallas County announced here today.that it wants a Fordyce man--Atty. Gen. Il;e Murry--for governor .of Arkansas. A county-wide celebration which started out as an "Ike Murry -Appreciation Day" last night turned into a "Murry-f or- Governor" day. The attorney general will attend. Dr. E. E. Estes, Arrangements Committee chairman, telegraphed him that Fordyce residents "demand your, presence." Murry will find banners stretched above Fordyce streets reading "We like ike;" "Murry for Governor," and "Fordyce, his home town, backs him.' Mayor Robert Sparks and Dallas bounty Judge Travy : F,. Hillman jointly proclaimed, today "Ike Murry Day." Their proclamation said Murry had served Arkansas with "distinction" and called on lim to "serve us further as governor." Ralph Taylor To Seek Reelection Bases Campaign On Experience Ralph Taylor today announced he will seek a new term in the office of Washington county col- ector, an office he has held since 1948. He said he will campaign on a platform of experience. Members of a family.,which has ived here for two generations, he s a native of Fayettevllle, where he has spent his life. He served as deputy collector under Witt Carer, present county judge,. when Carter was collector. Taylor said today he 'would :amp'aign "by seeing the people." "ormer Wife Now Husband Colombo, Ceylon-(/P)-Thousands if people in East Ceylon are flock- ng to the town of Gal Oya to see 3anda, who has taken for his wife pretty 15-year-old girl. The reason for this unusual in- erest is that until a few months go Banda was a woman--the vife of a local peasant. A government doctor first discovered Bana's change in sex after wives, en- rusted to Banda's care when they vent' on long journeys, began bowing an undue interest -in lem. Banda's former husband has aken another partner. ays Naziism Coming lack In Germany Los German pas- or, \ - h n defied Hitler says Nazism has come back to life in Gerany and is about as strong as ommunists, each with a three ercent following. 15 Airmen Killed In Crash Of Two Superforts In Texas 12 Deaths In Riot At U.N. Prison Camp Tokyo-(ff"i-A second riot in les han a month at the U.N. Koj sland prison camp brought death o 12 North Korean War prison ers Thursday, the Army an nounccd 'oday. One American officer and a South Korean civilian were injured. The Army .did not whether the wounded prisoners were North Koreans or Chinese The riot broke out when Communist prisoners in a separate compound began stoning a work party of co-operative prisoners and a detachment of South Korean troops, the Army said. The South Korean guards opened, fire. The Army said the rlo' w a s broken u p . ' ' · " · ' ' "!Th"e International-Bed'.Cross has been' asked to investigate the -incident,, and the U.N. Command is making its own inquiry. CIO Sets Up Board To Oust Reds From Local Detroit - (^P) - The International Executive Board of the CIO United Auto Workers today set up a board of administration for its giant Ford Local 600 and directed it to fire any officers found to be 'members of, or subservient to" the Communist party. The unprecedented action followed an all-day session at which l Stellato, president of the local, and his staff were ordered to show cause why they should not be ousted. UAW President Walter P. Rcu- .her is chairman of the new six- man Board of-Administration. Department Distributes School District Funds Little Rock-OT-The slate Education Department has distributed 52,197,817 t o ' t h e school districts. The money, sent out yesterday, included $1,548,480 for minimum budget aid, and $649,337 for transportation assistance. Distribution by counties included: Washington. $30,429. Winners In Quail Restoration Contest Announced At Banquet 0. L. Tanner, about 16, of /inslow, last night received first rize in the Washington County I restoration contest. He was nnounced as winner at tre fourth nnual q u a i l . restoration banquet the Springdale High School ifcteria. About 100 persons attended the banquet and heard talks by Prof. S. C. Bellinger, mcnibcr-at-largc of the state .Game and Fish Commission, and by Waller PurvUj of the commission's education department, who also presented -i movie. D. IX Deaver, Springdale, presided, and Paul Condra Introduced the speakers, Tanner received n glass casting rod, reel, and tackle box with plugs. Second prize--n 17-jcwcl wristwatch--went to Sue McKinzey, about 14, of Prnlrlo Grove, Third prize winner Archie Poplin, about 12. of Sprlngdult, received a glass MstlnR rod with reel nnil lurkle box. - All three winners are 4-H Club members. Tanner is eligible to enter the district contest. The state winner, selected from district winners, will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The contest is sponsored in Washington County by the Fay- ctlcvillc Sportsmen's Club and the Springdalo Rod and Gun Club. Prizes were presented last night by Jim Webb, prcsldcn. of the Springdale club; Charley Cole, president of the Fnycttevlllc club; and Paul Baxter, .county g a m e warden. Music wns furnishd by the Springdale High School band and a Springdale western bnnd. The hanqucl was broadcast by Radio Station KBRS. In the annual contests, student. 1 ; compete In planting nnd cultivating grnln to provide food for quail. The Gnmc and Fish Commission started the program four years »e» In cooperation with local sponsor.'. 1 This is the wreckage of one.of two B-29's which crashed 50 miles* north of San Antonio, Texas, after colliding in midair. 'The planes were flying o n - a u t o m a t i c pilots and with cabins darkened ,at the time, of the accident. The 15 crewmen on the two planes were killed One plane crashed immediately after the collision. The other feli several miles .away. High School Players To Be Honored; Springdale Helps With cooperation from Spring- 1 dale admirers,, the drive to raise 5500 for. sending the Fayeltevlllc basketball t e a m to the NCAA tournament at/ Kansas City next week is a complete success. A group of 39 Springiiale boosters presented $65 to the TIMES this morning. The Sprinfidale contribution, added to $338 already on hand from -Fayctlevillc fans, brought the total ihls morning to $403. RickeU's Drug - Store, assisting with the collections, reported more than $70 available this nornitig, and .with pledges promised by the first : pf the,week the drive is assured of success. Bill Eicher and Carl. C. 1 Head, : of Springdale, presented the Springdale booster's contribution in person today, including a list! of the firms and individuals taking part. A letter, -which listed these" contributors, stated: "The Springdale Boosters wish congratulaie Fayclteville High School on its v e r y - f i n e team this oast season and would like to participate in a · small way in" iclping to send the team to Kansas' City. "Yours for hotter relationship n all our activities." Head and Eicher explained there was no feeling of trying to help vise the necessary money; rather he gesture was made because of a sincere admiration for the Fay- etfcvillo spirit and .- desire to show this feeling through cooperation in the move to honor the players. Moffef! Night Club Operator Is Indicted Oklahoma City-(/Pj-The Okla- loma County Grand Jury yesterday indicted Barney Shclton, operator of a night club at Moffett icar the Arkansas line, for at- emptcd bribery of a state offi- :ial. Shelton was arrested January 1 in the office of Crime Bureau Chief George Howard Wilson, who ,airt Shelton offered him $800 as protection money. The j u r y also asked that County Attorney Granvillc .Scanland be disqualified in further investigation of city and county offices, Scanland demanded that Judge iaker H. Mclone be disqualified rom hearing the jury's request, "he county attorney charged that ·lelone and Special Prosecutor Charles H. Johns had sought his disqualification. Judge Mclone set hcnrlnj; on the matter for Monday morning. fcCormick For General Light Early Vote In City Wards Voting started out light today in Fayctteville in the annual school election. Up' to 10:15 o'clock, only 104 vote? had been cast in the city's four 'wartls, The count was: Ward 1, City Administration Building, 21; Ward i 2, fire .station,. 28; Ward 3, courthouse; 45; and Ward 4, Uark Bowl, The polls opened at 8 a. m. and will'close at 6:30 p . m ; Farmers Union Defeats (ease-Fire Resolution Dallas, Toxas-(/P)-A resolution demanding an immediate cease- fire in Korea and "bring home Dur boys" was- defeated after heated argument at t h e - c l o s i n g session of the' National .Farmers Union 'convention here yesterday. Delegates then changed, the NFU Constitution in such a way that the Iowa Farmers Union may lose its state charter. The change could result in the ousting of Fred Stover, IFU president, n backer of the cease-fire resolution. . . The. resolution, which s ) s o asked the NFU to condemn t'.ic "monopoly enterprise s y s t e m," was offered by a "rank and file committee." Stover and Louis Slocum, Trenton, N. J., executive secretary of NFU'S eastern division, were the principal champions. Southwest Bus Strike Goes Into Second Day I.os Angeles - (/P) - The Southwest's second major bus strike entered its second day today. . Harry Malcolm, federal conciliation commissioner, said he hoped lo gel Continental Trailways executives and Brotherhood of Sail- road Trainmen leaders into a joinl conference soon. The brotherhood called the strike of 275 drivers of Continental Trailways' Western lines at the time when the company and union were meeting here to try to resolve a load limit grievance. (He Is Candida!- Paris-(/I';-Col. Robert R. Mc- Virmick, publisher of the Chlcn- o Tribune, said today he will sup- ort Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower Elsenhower wins the Republi- n'n presidential nomination. "I will support the Republican andldato," he declared after a nlf-hour's private tnlk . with jKonnower. McCormlck snld he hud not t n l k d politics with F.lncnhowcr. but simply called on him ns "the nost prominent American In ,-"·" They have known «ch ther for the part five or nix fmm, * MM. Storm Belts "······ California, Buses freed San Francisco-f/Pj-P.otary.siio'.v- plows churned ..through' flvd-foot snow depths t p d a y t o free two bus:o;ids ,f stranded Marines, reported en route south to Camp Pcndletnn f r n m their Pick'cl Meadow wlnle.r training camp in Eastern California. Four other buses wore · bogged down by tlie 14-hour snow- storm, but later reached towns. Marines in Ihc buses were reported to be equipped vith Arctic gear. The buses were stuck .between Bridcport and Sonora.Junction-on U.S. Highway 395.. · · - - The unseasonable storm belled Northern 'California md mountain areas yesterday and drove Into the southern part of -the surte today. .."'Y · '·'·'.-.-' ;'.;,- \ ;.-'.-',-."'· ... Lo«./Angeles^ nhd. :-.S»ri^;»hij|o braced for roaring - dales,, heavy rain and snow, civil Defense «nd Red Cross workers' were put'on the alert in both cltleS. : Two to four: inches. of. rain and snow down to the 3,000-foot level, was predicted.' ' The state last night closed 45 miles of U.S. Highway. 98 because of snow and ice in the Tchachapl Mountains 'north of Los Angeles. Two Stale Troopers Are Assigned Here Two state troopers, both Spfirig- dalc men, have been stationed at Fayetleville, where they will operate out of the sheriff's office. Troopers Carl White and Bill Strublng arrived today to take up heir hew assignments. They will replace Trooper Wayne Hydcri of 'ayettevllle, who left the State Police March 1 to become Springdale police chief. Trooper White served as' n member of the Rogers Police Department before joining the .State 'ollcc some time ago. He comes icre from Harrison, headquarters or this district. Trooper Strubing, who recent- y completed training with the State Police, htd been stationed at Little nock. Finneganls Convicted Of Misconduct No Panporti To Rutila Tokyo-MVThc Japanese government announced today It will issue no passports for travel to Russia for the present. Kerr Says Taft In For More 'Rude Awakenings' Worth Plattc, Neb.-f/pj-Sonator Kcrr ID-Okla). predicted last night that Senator Taft,' candidate idr the Republican presidential nomination^ ''is In for more rude awakenings than he had In New Hampshire." Taft lost to Gen. Dwlght Eisenhower in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary. Kcrr, touring Nebraska as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, declared that "if the Rcpubllc?ns don't want to have Tom Dewey lose again for them, they can't nominate a better man lo do it than Robert A. Taft." Lets Mother Know He's In The Air Force, Not Selling Insurance, After 75 Missions U.N. Offers Package Deal On Armistice Munsan, Korca-l/IVU. N . ' . n e - gotators today offered the Communists a compromise "package deal" to settle five secondary issues blocking agreement on how to police a Korean armistice. The Reds indicated they, would buy onl} p a r t . o f the package. In an adjoining tent Communist negotiators savagely accused the U. N. of "Illegally" -killing, prisoners of war in a riot Thursday at the U. N. Kojc Island prison. : United Nations spokesmen predicted (he Reds would seize on the Incident and use It to attack Allied demands that-war prisoners ie allowed to choose wjhcthcr they arc lo be repatriated. The Communists want all prisoners returned. ' ' Lloyd McConnell To Seek Office · Is Candidate For Tax Collector Lloyd McConncli, who for the past five years has worked on setting up an Improved lax system In Washington County, today announced he will be.a candidate In the summer Democr»tic primary Ex-Collector Of Revenue Tor the office of county collector. He has set-up a tax system which enables residents of the county to go to the collector's office, obtain prepared tax receipts and ebmfflete their business with a minimum of delay. McConnell,,a native at-Washington County, has lived in Fay- ctteville for-the pas* 16 .-ears, and icfore · that was a resident of Prairie Grove. He has never held county oUlce, but has nerved as a deputy In the offices of sheriff and circuit clerk, 'n 'preparing the tax system he las had offices with ll.e county udge. He resides on Highway 45, east. With the First Marine Air Wing, I Korea-(/p)-A Marine a i r m a n with 75 combat missions over Korcn breathed n sigh of relief today-his mother finally known he isn't selling Insurance in Jacksonville, Fla. I.t. Joseph R. Schlnbo of Rockford, III,, bngnn the · ,vc,-ir ago when he was recalled to military service. Ills mother, Mrs. John Schlnbo of Ilnckford wa.s In r hMMh nil ho didn't wflnt her to worry. For n whole year Schl- nbo wrote letters to his mother describing hlj life as n n Insurance salesman in .Jacksonville, He sent them to his wife, Dorothy, who lives In the Florida city, and she rcmniled thorn. When the filer recently was transferred tn s l n f f duty at a renr area bnsc he decided his mother had better know the truth. Any- wny, those Jniiksonvlllc letter* worn hnrd tn write from a combat air bate In Korcn. No Luck In Seach For Suspect In Slugging Police today had turned up no trace of a man reported to have slugged and robbed an Elkins b r o i l e r , raiser yesterday and escaped in the Elkins man's automobile. A three-state alarm was broad- ecast in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma for an unidentified white man after Edwin F. Bodinc, 42, reported to the sheriff's office that he was beaten and robbed by a man he met, at a Fayctteville tavern Thursday night. Bodinc said the robbery occurred near White Oak southeast of Tontitown. The victim, who suffered head Injuries he said were caused by a blackjack, remained In City Hospital today. His condition was not believed serious. Sister Kenny Plans Return To America Sydney, Australia - (/T) - Ailing Sister EllwM'i Kenny said today she plans to return to the United States in May to teach again for a brief time her treatment of polio. The Weather- Arkansas -- Partly cloudy to cloudy nnd colder this afternoon. Clear lo p.ivlly cloudy with no Im. porUnt temperature ch«nges tonight ind Sunday. Judge To Pronounce Sentence Morch 24; Jury Out Nine Hour's : St. Louis-l/l'i-Sentence on Jamei . P. Flnnegan, former internal rev- enuc-'collcctnr convicted 'early today of misconduct In office, will be pronounced March 24. · -.·-.·' U. S. .DWrlc.t. Judge Rubey:M. Hulen set the , date -after the 11 men and one woman found -Flnne- gan guilty In Federal Court. of takingimoney from Iwo firms I6t representing them before .fovttti- ment agencies. , ? The jury freed him of thre« other counts -- Including two of bribery.-:' . . . ' . . . .': ·Klnnegan;:5l,:per«ontl friend of President 'Truman; took the :cl*cii slon quietly, but members of his family In the courtroom appeared ittunncd. · . . . - - , The verdict came at 1MB ». ni°, after nine hours of 'deliberation. . .The. counts, under which. Flnna- nan wn» found ^fUllty Involved »c- '·epta nee :of .S5.00D from the Warwick Holcl Corporation, 'for help- Ing the firm In a claim igalmt .the . Coast Guard lor damage durinj World War Il;0ccup»ncy, and for taking $3,000 from the American Uthofold C'orpontlon to represent the St. Ui'ul* firlntinx firm in. connection with Reconstruction Finance .Corporation Ip»ii. · - The juror» .-found th»t by' :icccntin| theM lumi, .riiw l«n,. by' :i vlbf.ted'. ; ? 'fi-om (4 «prd*«l; them ,b«f of* ' ' ;·'· ln'fil» "defense testimony, Fiiine- iri'ri'^dcnlid"he. htd.represented cither; firm · iri connection' "7with government matters, adding he received the money for outside work, which he- did for the compihies. ,. The bribery counts from which hi was freed' Involved the now defunct Jttrol Kell.Girment company. ·";;.:.',,·/· v.i''" ", ;'.-:··; ··-... Judge -Hulen told the Jurors he considered: their'Verdict "sehlible and Intelligent" The ex-collector, who resigned last April while" Investigations of his office ,;Were under way, will remain free under $5,000 bond until sentenced. Maxl- mum penalty under the conviction is four years in prisori ind 1201000 in fines. " ; · . . . . ' -, -..'" AnIi-Red Underground In Romania Reported Belgrade, Yugoslavia-WVFive Romanian Army filers, -who r fled their (Communist homeland In a rickety World War I plane, reported last night that an intl-Red underground exists in the Soviet satellite state..Some cells of the resistance movement in Romania have several hundred members, they s,aid.. The fliers, who landed here Thursday, said they had planned their risky escape for a year. They are asking asylum. - · · ' Men At Altar Not Praying New York-WPMVith a solemnity · not due to . the sur.-oundingc, a police confidential squad slipped quietly into .an upper 7 .ast : -Side funerC chapel last night ind ar- osled 3 8 men. , · - · · ' . Thirty-five of them allegedly were playing alongside a candle- ghted altar. The other was the ownsr, An- Ihony Piragnoli, 63, who, pplice old, goi $25 a night for use of ils-chapel for gambling.

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