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IM FUMJC INTfRiST · mi FMST CONCERN Ot THIS NtWSPAPH Associated J»r«i UoMd Wire VOLUMI 90, NUMBER 200 AF, Kiiif ant NIA Features lOCAt FayettevUl«.-and vlc^'.mb.tfcr cloudy with 4ce«lonal-j;nJn night, and. strong i h l f , T o m or r.tf w, partly colder. Rainfall.««. .Tr«e« o(: . High temperature yesterday 3T; low 39 j noon todty «.'-Sunrilt 6:26; sunset 6:27, . . ' tAVETTIVIUf. ARKANSAS. MONDAY tVBMNO, MARCH 17, 1»3I MKI HVI CMf I On The Job Two slate troopers assigned to Washington County arc'Carl White left, snd Bill Struebing.. They were'appointed to this area after the resignation of Wayne Hycten to become chief of police at Springdale . (Puska TIMESFOT.O). · TackeH Enters Governor Race Political Pot In State Boils Little Faster Nathan Gordon Out For Same Post; Ike Murry Boosted Little Rock-(/P)-The Aflljansas " political pot -boiled up over the weekend. Rep. Boyd Tackett, ,40, of the old Fourth Congressional district innounced-that he':would run -for governor. ' N Lt. Gov Nathan Gordon announced he would seek his fourth term in office; The Dallas County town of Fordyce put on a big rally to boost Atty. Gen. Ike Murry, its favorite son, for governor. While Murry has not announced as a candidate, he is : expected to make the race. Dr. R. B. Robins, national Dem- acratic commilteeman from Camden, .said . he would support the - candidacy of Sen. Richard Russell (D-Ga) for the Democratic presidential nomination. Fivon Smaller Commission Tnckett, whose old district was merged with Rep. Oren Harris' Seventh district because of a population loss, said in Little Rock he probably would file his party and corrupt practices pledges today and then return ot Washing- tori. The congressman said he favor a smaller state Highway Commis fiion;. elimination af waste "an extravagance in state government ooI Eisenhower Invitation Is Delayed Committee Of ioyd fock*H a halt to "pyramiding administra ' live costs" in the state Education Department, adequale welfare as sistarice to "deserving" persons. Lieutenant Governor Gordon, ; Morrilton attorney, stopped specu lation that he would run for at torney general with his announce meht for reelection. Gordon, Worh · War II hero, has held his presen post since 1947. · Murry Honbrad About 2,500 of Ike Murry's . homefolk in Fordyce turned out to urget he outspoken foe of Gov ernor.'.McMath to seek the gov ernor's office,.but Murry still re fused.to announce his intentions He told the cheering crowd that "I know what you stand for, ant I know that/when I talk about honest and efficient government , I'm talking about.what you slant '· for. It is · relatively - unimportan' whether I run for governor or not "The important thing is whether we have the rightt ype of govcrn- , ment and that we .try to do something toward that end" , . . In his address, Murry continued his running feud with Governor McMath, criticizing the admlnis- ' (ration highway program and the r e c e n t "McMath 'Apperciation Night" In Madison County Supports Ruiiall Dr Robbins pledged his support to Senator Russell in a letler which said in part: '"Unfortunately p o l i t i c i a n s , rather than the people, usually pick the party nominees For example* In our statc.at the present time we have a governor who has consistently followed the pro- Trumah party line and unless conditions change he will try to hind-pick. an Arkansas, delegation to the National Democratic convention that will be pro-Truman. "I belong to the camp o( Demi xrals . . . who rascnt the ominous 1 Irend toward slalc socialism in this country. We want to sec a repudiation of these policies by the Democratic party. "I want you (Senator Russell) to know ;hat you will have my perio'lal support alt he Dcmo- -- ' c o n v e n t i o n Ihti year." 12 Die Violently In Stale In A Week Little Rock-OT-Twelve 'persons died violently in Arkansas last veek, three, of them over the veekend. Fred Thompson, a construction vorkcr, was believed to hav drowned in Lake Webb near Cam don Sunday. A -two-year-old boy was killet. when he fell from a moving car in ront of his home in the Barkad; -ommunity in Drew County, yes terday. Daniel H. Herring, son o Mr. and Mrs. Paul Herring, died in a Monticello hospital. .In Paragould, the body of a 70 year-old retired farmer was found stuffed in a closet, of his smal apartment Saturday. Police salt the man, William T. Peebles, wa beaten to death. Police are searching for the'man's roommate, Don Perkins, 33, for questioning in connection with the death. Continued Arms Buildup Favored By Adenauer Bonn, .Germany-(fl)-West .German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer says a further military buildup should answer .the Russians' latr- est proposal of a peace treaty for J unified Germany. If the west continues building up its strength, he said, "the time is not far distant when Soviet Russia-'will declare itself ready'for really reasonable-negotiations." Campbell Got His Irish Up Baltimbre-OT-Dewcy Campbell umped old St. Patrick's celebra- ion by a couple of days and was ined $25 for "Illegal use of the hlllelagh." According to testimony In Police ourt yesterday, Campbell, a barber, and his old friend Will Wall were getting re-acquainted over rinks. Wall testified he bought a round ut his long time pal refused to ay for any. Later In the day, Vail dropped around at Camp- Jell's barber shop tn accuse the onsorial nrtlst of being a "cheap kale." With that, the court was told, amphel! seized the uhlllelngh--a ark-coverert limb about three eel long. Wall said he went down ndcr a rain of blowt to the skull. Off Decision Appearance Of Chie Deputy May Settle i Issue Of Testimony Washington -W- The Senate foreign Relations Committee today put off a decision on whether o ask Gen: Dwight D. Eisenhower 0 fly home and testify on the $7,900,000,000 foreign aid bill After an hour's .committee dis- ussion behind closed doorr, Chair- nan Conr.elly (D-Tex) announced t had been decided to delay action n a motion by Senator Tv'fMalion D-Conn) to request testimony mm Eisenhower.. Connally said this was done be- ause "several" committee mem- ers' were absent. As far as re- jorters could see, only Senators Lodge (R-Mass) and Brcwster (R- Me)-wcre not present.. Lodge heads the Eisenhower- for-President Commit ice. Brewsier is a supporter of Sen. .'.obert A. Taft of Ohio for the Republican presidential nomination. McMahon said the effect of today's session was to postpone any invitation to Eisenhower until after his chief deputy, Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther, has testified. McMahon said he will bring the matter up again at that time! 1 Some Eisenhower supporters have been urging the general to return to", the United States 'to speak out on current issnes. Those who have been opposing this have argued the Senate Committee could get any information it needed from Gruenther. ' "·tfarty-Ilriwrste ; lp!it'Triune ls : sue, with McMahon, i Trdman administration supporter, leading the move to get Eisenhower back. Hoffman Seea Genral Paul Hoffman said in -Paris today he'told General Eisenhower ·'it would make it a great deal easier" for his political supporters if he would come home. He reported he got 'no answer. Hoffman, one of the general's Research Contracts Reach Half Million Research contracts being carried' out by the University Institute of Science and Technology, or administrated by the Institute, now amount to nearly half a million dollars yearly, it was revealed today in a report of progress covering the four years since.the establishment of that division of the University. The report, entitled "Four Years of Progress," is an illus- trated, two-color booklet in which is outlined some of the work carried out by. the Institute since it was established in December, 1947. ' : .. . : The report notes that contracts, extension of contracts, and research grants during- -the 19501951 fiscal year amounted to J325,- 000 on a'n annual rate, exclusive of contracts operated by other divisions of the University but administered by the Institute. In a supplementary statement, faculty standings, 10 staff mcm- Dr. W. W. Grigorlcff, director of hers, and IS research' nssistanls the Institute, said that the current Many of the faculty members annual rate of the Institute's con- teach in other divisions of the tracts has increased to approxi- " ' mately $500,000, and that new principally at the , , ,, . . . . . ,,,,,,. ,,.,,,. laboratory facilities and personnel In reviewing the work of the are being added to keep pace with ' expanded operations. Approximately 30 projects currently arc under way »t the Institute. Present personnel of the Institute Include 32. scientists with School Millages Are Voted By Benlen Counly Districts McMath Calls Road Commission To Discuss Report By HAG chief supporters for the presidency, said he told the supreme Allied :ommandcr of concern in the United States that his nomination might be "put in 'eop^dy" if he does not return before the Republican convention in July. He said, after a series of conferences with Eisenhower over the weekend, that he knew is little about Eisenhower's plans in this respect as he did before he got here. Bevan Highly Critical Of U.S. Arms Policies Jarrow England-(/P)-The leader .of Britain's left-wing Labor faction, Ancurin Bev^n, says the United States' rearmament program" is senseless and her economic policy is "doing more damage to Western Europe than Stalin can ever do." .Western Europe Is. making a ;reat mistake, Bevan. told a polit- cal meeting, in allowing leadership of the world to fall inlo the hands of the United States. Three Persons Injured In Blast At Refinery Lake : Charles, La.-m-Thrce men were injured in an explosion at the Cities Service refinery here at 4:15 a; m. today. H. R. Smith, general superintendent of the plant, estimated damages at approximately $10,000. A fire which followed the blast JUrncd for more than an hour and was extinguished by plant Iremcn. In serious condition In a hospital was machinist Paul T. Price, 32, of Maplcwood, who received second and third degree burns in the ire. Two others were reported jurned about the hands when they ttempled to extinguish Price 1 * jurnlng clothing. Two Fines Two men were fined this morn- ng by Munlcjpal'Judge V. James 'lak on charges of drunken drlv- Trapped, His Last Words Are For Son Birmingham, Ala.-(fl'J-A 'ear-old* conductor, pinned beneat heavy freight car yesterdaj omforlcd his son with his las words before he died. "Son, everything's all right," E Brlgman said as he' lay beneat n 80-ton gondola which had jack knifed into a muddy 12-foot ditch Brigman lived for three hour vith only his Mead and shouldei bove. water after the rccidcn 'he gondola, loaded with sand ad rammed through a spur trac ifety bumber and fell on the lid fhere. BrifnVan..^^!, riding..-.,'^, As rescue workers' triid' to' ci way a section of the car wit cetylene torches, Roland. E. Brig man--the son--and a preache nelt beside the conductor an rayed with him. ' Mineral Springs Plans fo Enter Stale Contest Mineral Springs community wil take part in the statewide rura community improvement program and will organize for the conies' Thursday evening at a coveret dish supper meeting in the community house. Mrs. Dyca Darling is temporary chairman of organization plans. Citizens of the community met yesterday afternoon to ulscuss the project and heard Mrs. Darling Mrs.-Hardola Payton. Mrs.. Ruth Kerley and Mrs. Elizabeth Woolson discuss the recent state rural community improvement program which they attended at L i 11 le Rock. An open forum discussion was held following their reports. Home Demonstration Agent Mrs. Margaret Brownfield and County Agent Carl Rose arc invited as speakers at the Thursday night dinner session. Little Rock-(ff)-Govcrnor Me Math today asked for a , lecting of the Arkansas Highway Commission 1 on March 27 for a discussion of the report of the highway Audit Commission. McMath asked Highway Commissioner J. B. Lamberl of Helena to call the session. The governor said he was studying (he Audit Commission report and at the proposed meeting would have specific suggestions to make to the Highway Commission; .. He declined "at this time" to go further In commenting on the HAC report, which was hlghlj critical of his administration. The March 27 date is the day before an already scheduled meeting of the Highway .Commission Contracts for a number of construction projects are to be let at the March 28 meeting. . , ( . : , ,..McSiath.,returnM .''to.Vhui · office today after a. week's, vacation, part of it spent at Bilbxi, Miss. No LucMhi Getting Oil From Iran; Talk! Ended Tehran, Iran-W)-A World Bank learn wrote "failure" today.on the atesl efforts, to start 'Iran's oil flowing to the west again' and Jacked its bags for Ihe Irip home. The talks with Iran's government roke down last night In a dcad- ock and a spokesman of Iran's "jint Oil Board announced: "Negotiations are .now ended." Later a government spokesman said he hopes lhal after the mission reports to officials of the ank in .Washington a solution, to he oil disagreement still may be pund. The bank mission, headed by .oan Officer Hector prudhommo, was to pay a farewell call on Prenier Mohammed Mossadegh today and fly later this weei; back o the United States. ng. Charles Stapleton of Faycttc- Ille was fined 140 and,sentenced o o n e d n y i n ' jail on a drunken riving charge. The second do- endanl, Charles E. Pollock, rc- elvcd a similar fine and ccntcnce. Both were irrerted by city police. 19,000 Men Called For In Draff For May Washington .(IP}. The Defense Department today issued a May draft call for 19,000 men--15,000 for the Army and 4,000 for the Marine Corps. The May call will bring to 913,430 the total number of Americans drafted or called to duty with the armed forces since Selective Service was resumed in September, 1950. '1 Organization Of Fire Department Planned Property owners In the Ml Gaylcr-Wlnslow area will meet lomorrow night lo lay final plans for Ihe organization of a Ml. Gaylc'r rural Fire Department: The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p. m., al Winslow Motel. The Boston Mountain Resort Association has · sponsored early plans for the department, aided by contributions from both members and non-members. Plans call for purchase of a fire engine lo be housed on Highway 71 at Mt Gaylcr. Substitute For Blood Plasma Believed Found New York-(/Pj-Scientists believe hey have, found a substitute for lood plajma--a new substan:e sing red blood cells which are ow largely wasted lasma. in getting The product, known as modl- ed human glohin, ha- proteins aken fron. the red blood cells nd prepared so thai they can issolve In human blood ar,t feed he body, like plasma'. Dr. Max Strumia, director of ie .John S. 'Sharp R e s e a r c h foundation, says the globin can e produced more cheaply lhan ilasma and ils use would increase ie prole:,i yield of each blood onallon by "more lhan Ihree mcs." The Wtother-. Arkansas -- Mostly c l o u d y , warmer this afternoon and In oust portion tonight; scattered thun- dorshowem tonight; Tuesday partly .cloudy with Mattered ahowera In east portion; tool«r nnrthww portion. eodline Near On Paving Decisions Fayetteville property owners who wanl to' take advantage of the presence here of a hot asphalt plant to have streets In front of their property paved must reach a decision this week-- and inform the city government. # Mayor Powell Rhea nald today thfci the. Ben M. Hogan Company of Little Rock, which will do the paving, will have Ito current highway contracts disposed of by next week. Officials of the firm will be uneble to contract for city pav ing after thin week, he said. Cnuen In Bentonville-(Special)-All mill- ages were approved in the Bcnton County school elections'Saturday. Four of the seven dlslricls were seeking increases. The olher three were standing pat on the millage they used lasl year. At Bentonvllle a 34-mill levy was voted in. In the -heaviest balloting seen In a school election In recent years 462 voters went to the polls. In the Benlonvllle city wards the vote was 280 for, and 16' against the proposed 34-mlll levy an Increase over the 28 mills used last year. J. B. Phelps, n palmer in the Phelps-Pnwcll Lumber Company here,-received 305 votes against 153 for Vern Rife, a farmer, for a. five-year term for board director. Murlin Cawond received 274 votes against 180 for Lynn F. Rickctts for a one-year term. At Ccntertaon the vole wcnl againsl the proposed increase 24 to 43. Rife received 37 votes against 29 for Phelps, and Cawood received 39 agairi.it 28 for Ricketts. At Vaughn, another ' Bentonvllle wing school voter* favored the proposed millage increase 35 to 2l). Phelps received 31 against 23 for Hlfe and Cawood \yas favored ove.r RickeiU'-..it to. 19. Returns from the third .wing In the Bentonvllle system were 10 Mr the increase, and 10 against, Jllfe 17,. Phelps 5] Cawood IS, Ricketts 16. · ' · . . -· Totals are: 349 for the 34-mlll evy and 236 against. Phelps, 370, Rife 235; Ricketts 233, Cawood 362. In Bentonvllle District No. 1 Pea Ridge, Baylcss, and Sulphur. Springs) voters wereTetalning the 3rmlll levy by n vote of 182 (o 85. (Rc'lurns .from Bayless were not in.) Charles Eldrcd was un- ippnsed for a board post. - : At Gravelte the 35-mill levy was etalned 202 to 41. John W. McAllister defeated Jesse Ferrcll 97-51 for a five-year term on Ihe board. Ferrel was seeking reclcc- ion. Rolia Clinchcns was upop- ·joscd for a two-year term. Returns show that Scott, of Waysville was reelcctcd over Dr. Jlcnn R. Corley of Gravette for le county board member from .one 3. The unofficial tabulation gives Evans 276, Corley 170. Siloam Springs rcapprovcd its past four years, the report staled that the Institute nnl only has built up its own program of re- It hft.i also assisted other departments nf .the University In obtaining research work, Candidate Murphy Out Attorney To Run For lepreseiijtotivr nep. JohnM . ..._,,., _. .., etlevllie announced 'today that ·!' \ will be a ^iindlaate'lor reelection " ·"" ' 'potltiori' N o . J.". . . ... . · · . . - . ·Murphy was elected 'to the post' :wo year« .ago. A -Fayetteville at- orney, he Is. associated wlth'Rcx "erkins. and Jeff, Duty. .During Wprld.War II .he.ier'vedSviuYthe rtarlne Corps In the. Pacific. Fol- owlnif his · discharge : 'he : received ils law degree from' the University law school. He. attended the "'aycttevillc public schools. .': Higher Millage Is Turned Down At Springdale Formington Approves Highest date In ; This County; , Washington County v-ote'r'i turned out In fair nu'mbere Saturday tb cist ballots in the annual «chool election. Today, with' returns In from nil but" three districts, the record showed only one district -- Springdale -- rejectlrif . the proposed schooUmillagc. . At Springdale,. where a 40-mill levy. was propose:! In place at the present 'tax. rate' of 36, 637 "voters .'howcd up at the polls and 'defeated the Increase by '332 to 305.' Fayeltevllle - polled · a' total I of 484 votes,, Of theic, 455 were cast for the 30-mill tax and 29 against it, Faycttevllle sought nojncreaie Return* were not yet In from ; Prairie Grove, where school ail- thorltles asked 'support for tht ·present 38-mill levy. Yet to report 2«° w«s.Elklni. There the prettnt 30-mill -tax was oh the ballot. aj was a proposal for a 130,000 bond is»uc. '.- . . . . . . - . . : . . · ; _ . , . . .-.:.;.. Returns from . Lincoln 'were not complete; although four of fhe'flve voting precincts had reported, The overall 'picture' Iodised Ilk* thlj;' ' . · · · i ···. . ··/: .·: . . . , - Eayettevllle 1- For Ihe'JO-mJli tax, 483; against, 29, For ichool board, poaUTon No. 1, Ray,Adam», .488. For .«hopl , board, .poiitloii No. 2, C..C, :McCllntdn,'46L,Fof ""nty ich'661.b6ard,- zone No.; 1; Walter ·E-McWhbrter, 43B, Then! w;ere, no opposition candidjatea. ..fPringdale - -For 40'-mlir tax, 305, against 332; Harvey 'Joriei unoppMed for a 'five-year ichool board term, dre\v SK votes, , '. :Greehtarid-Fpf. '44mill' tax 82; against, ···The tax repre«enti n» Increase. Walter E. MeWhorter dr«w.J4 votes a« candidate JOT the county, board, hi)e'"4. M.' Crlder received 38 lor . G r e t board, · · . .-,; ;··-. 'ork -- ?or 40-milI levy, 29.1 to 71, and Fred Meyer unseated W. O. Burns, who was seeking reelection, by a vote of 286 to 105. Voters at Dccatur approved a 45-mlll levy, the highest .In the county. No raise was being sought. The vote was 34 to ?. Arch Roller was unopposed for board director he received 58 votes. There wc-e 8 write-ins. Returns from Gentry were not i n s t i l o'clock this 'morning.- Clegg Ratcllff was unopposed for a board post there and voters were seeking to boost their 30-mlll levy to Si-mills. Although voters at Lowell, Far- ristcr's store, and Garfleld were opposed to, a proposed 26 to 34- miil tax Increase it carried 539 to 405 largely from the Rogers vote where the vote was 419 for and 264 against the Increase. J. O. Rand who was unopposed for a schoolboard post piled ' up 848 votes. Voters at Avoca went along with those In Rogers In favoring the increase 3,1 to 27. Manlla-WVR««r Artm. ftlchard commend of · .. c m m e n o m United Slates military aeilvl- ' M In the Philippine* today. Workmen Seek To Move Car Stuck In House Boslon-(/P|-W o r k m c n today nhored .up * house In South Boston to remove an automobile which embed and became embedded In It lasl night. Miss Esther Sullivan, SO, w».« knocked from n chair and Injured by the crash. mania Hamate Homn t.o« Angele* - (/n - Two bomb bland set off jimtiltaneously by timing devices damaged a home occupied by a Nefro family and another across the ilrecl that Is «onn lo b* rented to Nffroe«. The e«pln«lon« Sunday Injured no one. Charged Following Collision On Highway Chris F. Wood, 48, of Springdale; was charged with following another vehicle too closely thl* morning after -his heavy sedan collided withV-pickup truck which had stopped to "How a school bus to pick up children. . Deputy Sheriff Leonard Jones said a Fayetteville school' bus, driven by Donald Roberts, 18, of Route 5, stopped on Highway 16 east to pick up a-passenger about 7:30 a. n\ ', ,-. · The deputy said^.a light truck driven by Robert A. Wilson, 43, of Durham, slopped behind Ihe bun. Wood's car knocked the truck 70 feet down the pavement, Jones reported. Wood suffered head and leg injuries, while-Wilson was uninjured. .. · The school bus was not involved in the accident. . r «chool : . board ; term," receivM II V0te, · , ; - · .Hi f... :···. . , · : , - . . ·' ; Washington ;! County dhtrict .-- For,30-mUl t*X., 105:: igainst, 43. The, tax waj-raiied from 28 mfflt by : the vole, At.,Strickler in the county-dhitrioV/Ti'oy Sherry de- eated. Mike, Milosav, 20-9, for I five-year school- board' post. Herman Spear's": received nine-write- In'votesrA' 15,000 bond'lisue was ipproved 105-43 'with the tax. : ,: . ° Incomplete returns from Lincoln Indicated that the proposed 30- mlll tax would carry, while James E. Gibson would defeat Robert H. Pittj for the five-year Khdol board term'. ' " . · ·· ' These Reds Not To Be Outdone Panmunjom, Koroa-(/P)-Communist. truce negotiators aren't. go- Ing to- let anyone gel ahead of them, inside or outside the conference tent, . Lant wosk the U. N. Command nlantcd 51 small pine trees among Ihe paths leading to tents used by the Allied delegation. I Today Communist 1 soldiers spent Ihe day laboriously layin; bright red bricks alone the crises of,walks to the Communists' lents, Poultry Market -The poulto market today «.« reported by Ihe Uplvmlty of Arkansas Institute ol Science and Technology and the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service, of Ihe U. S. Department'of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market barely itcadyi demand gtiod, volume of trading normal, offering* heavy, Prices paid f, o. b. farm up to ?.p. m., brolltn and fryfri ill weight* M-27 cent! Ib, moitly 28, on* imall lot 21. Police Told To I Check Speeding:? In Springddle · Police at Springdale. where two traffic fatalities have occurred recently, have be*n ordered to crack down on all traffic offenders. Police Chief Wayne Hyden said-today. , · ...; . i . Springdale suffered. Its third" automobile fatality in less than a year last week when OtharYo. Anderson, 26, Fayetteville, was , killed in the wreck of his car. Less i than a week ago a Cprimjdaje woman died In a collision. The chief said hlj officers have orders to .arrest anyone caught violating city or state traffic regulations. The enforcement drive I is aimed "particularly at speeders. Kerrs' Net Worth Set At $7,750,000 i Wash!hgton-W).Tho net worth' of Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Robert S. Kerr and Mn. Kerr Is about $7,750,000, documents filed twith ; the F e d e r a l Communications ': Commizsion show. The data Was i submitted ;he FCC In connection ! with the senator's efforts to.,ac- * auirc control of radio station ' KTOK, American Broadcasting I Company affiliate at Oklahoma J City. !

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