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Wf WMJC B TMI FIMT CONCMM Of THIS NEW5PAPM Associated Prow Leatod Wir» AP, King and NEA F«atur«s tOCAt KMKAST-- fayetUvUIc and vicinity partly , cloudy tnd cooler tonlfht aod tomorrow. Hi«h temperaty^ ytt- terday 7S; low J9; Boon tcday.73. Sunrise 8:23: numet '*:30. VOLUME 90, NUMBER ,203 FAVETTlVllli ARKANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH JO, 19S2 PRICE AVI CENTS Col lapse Of WSB Head Delays Steel Hearings -: *'·:·: . . - ' - . : · " '· *3 . Strike Resiies Deadlock On Unicta Shop Issue^Hoids Up Agreement Washington.-; - (^) - The W a g e Stabilization Board recessed it dclibarations on the steel labo case early today- after Chairman . Nathan P. Feinsinger collapsed · Feinsinger, who Had rbeen' working day and night on the case, in ·n effort to avert i strike set for i midnight Sunday," keeled .-over' a' ·bout 5:30 a. m. (CCT)j'- A physician reported-Feinsinger collapsed from fatigue: The board then recessed until this afternoon .: The industry was;. facing the . problem of closing'down'furnaces lest'the threatened weekend walkout 'leave the- equipment without workers to attend it. Doctors said Feinsinger apparently would be able to continue, the negotiations this afternoon. . Earlier the WSB was dead. locked on the union shop issue. Industry and labor members could not agree during the all-night meeting to a proposal by public , members that would straddle the Union shop problem. Fred Bullen, board vice chairman,, reported no votes were taken during the night. Asked whether he thought the board would be able to reach a solution in the Iteel dispute, Bullen replied: "We see some hope of getting together." Feinsinger was back on his feet within a short time after his collapse. Feinsinger was seriously crippled in an automobile, accident several years ago and still uses a cane to get around. Dean Morlcy May Run For Attorney General Little Rock-OT-Attorney Dean Morley, former Arkansas revenue commissioner; said. yesterday he was considering possibility of entering, the race fo rattorney gen- , tering the race for attorney gen. Commissioner C. Howard Gladden had said the same thing. Both Morley arid Gladden are former FBI operatives. Reaches 104 Because She Wouldn't Worry Ciaremore, Okla.-(yp) r She'll be 104 tomorrow and Mrs. Betty Barger says she got that way by refusing to worry.. A native of Elkhart, Ind., she came in 1889 to Indian Territory with, her husband. She outlived him and four children. Mrs. Barger makes her home in a convalescent hospital/ Most of her time she spends in bed listening to the radio. Part of the time she plays her favorite tunes on a harmonica. Little Rock - (/P) - Scventy-ciiS.t (ires burned ever 1,900 acres of Arkansas forest land yesterday. And the state Forestry Department said today's tire loss probably would be greater, Poultry Market -The poultrj market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of the U. S, Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas m a r k e t weak, demand light, volume of trading below normal, offerings moderate to liberal. Price* pild f.o.b. farm up to 2 p. m,, brollm ·ndfryert all weights 24-20 cent* per pound, mottiy 29-26 cent*, with nne lot telling it 26MI cents. Willie Sutton On Trial .Villie "The Actor".-Sutton, '!cft,'.corisult's'with~nis attorney, "George Washington Hcrz, in Queens County Court in New York where he s on trial for a $63,942 bank robbery. Indictments in the Sutton case charge robbery, assault, grand larceny and burglary. Truck Traffic Into Pennsylvania Halted After Slate Moves To Limit Load Weights tun For Judge Is Cqndidat* ^ For County Post Roy; Scott, present cpurity .clerk, .ill be a', candidate for ..judge of Washington ^County, subject'.to. the democratic primaries this sum or, he said today. A formal an ouncement will be made later. A native .of this county, he ha: lent most of his life in Fayette ille, where he has taken an activi 'art In-civic .affairs. Ke is a pas resident -of the Lions Cluh and erved as secretary of the clul or a number of years, is a mem- er of the -Central Methom's hurch, and is a former member f the City Council. He said today he plans to make a.i extensive a campaign as the duties o f - h i s present c.ffice wii: permit. Grand Jury To Consider Report By Commission Little Rock-(/P)-The Pulask: County Grand JuryAvill meet nexl Wednesday, apparently to consider .the report of the-Highway'Audil Commission.. ; HAC recently released a summary of.its findings and charged that- "waste and extravagance" were .-prevalent in · Highway Department operations up until last July. The report was highly critical of Governor McMath a'nd his administration. Yesterday the Grand Jury's Law Enforcement Committee conferred with Prosecutor Tom Downie, who has been studying .the ,H AC report. Price Control Decision May Come Within Week Washington-(P)-The government hopes to decide in the next week or 10 days whether to lift price controls in a half-dozen major raw product fields. Including wool and cotton. · ' Price Stabilizer Ellis Arnall told the Senate Banking Committee yeaterday the Office of Price Stabilization hopes within two weeks to publish a statement on price control suspension policy, along with a preliminary set of standards. Pie Supper To Aid Hospitalized Child Rogers, Ark.-(Spcclal)-The Gar- 'leld Home Demonstration Club will hold a benefit pie supper tomorrow night to help pay the hospital bill of Ralph Pitts, seven- year-old grandson of Mr. and Mrs. :hoc Pitts who hns been In n Kansas City hospital since Deccm- "cr. ' The Pitts child suffered a crltl- :al bruin Injury when an automn- ille struck the sled on which he was riding In Kansas City. He wai n a coma until recently,- when he recognized his parent*. He Is the son of Mr, and Mm. Joe N, Plttt of Ka,nsa» City, former renldcnti nf nnrflrW. · · Piltsburgh-yP)-The stream of truck traffic into Pennsylvania from New York and Ohio thinned but to a trickle early today in an apparent sympathy movement with a .protest by independent truck . -owners -against Pennsylvania's 45,000-pDUnd gross weight limit.- Police estimated that more than 200 large .-interstate truck! had voluntarily /halted 'in OhltiN.and .., sylvania.: border iti "pbser:ancV*of a midnight blockade set .'tfby'frby some 300 "independent truckers.' -'· ·The vehicles, were halted .-on Snow Maroons 2,OM Persons In California Highway Blocked, Heavy Losses face Livestock Raisers San Francisco-OP)-Snow ma rooned some 2,000 people in Easl Central California' and threatene 600.000 head' of 'Nevada Hvestoc! with starvation on: this first da; of spring. - . ' : ' ' In Mono County, on the Nevada California border,' snow blockef ronds. Fuel supplies were low. Leevining was " marooned 'an rm 125 stil|. were snpwt Vi.n.a 'une Lake Lodge, 180 miles eas of San Francisco. Drifts up to 45 cet covered roads and many one- tory houses.. "Here we can step out of a sec- 'nd-story window onto snow,' aid George Conn, lodge owner vcr the only telephone line open from that community: Conn reported ample stocks o: food at June Lake, but 'food was running low 'in other snowbound parts . of Mono County. Nevada Gov. Charles Russell proclaimed a state of emergency to qualify for federal aid for live- stork. Snow has blocked roads to 200,001) cattle and 400.000 sheep in North and Central Nevada.' Governor Russell paid the live stock industry was threatened with a loss of $10.000,000. In the Sierra ' Nevada passes from . California to Nevada, all principal highways were blocked. Last night, after two days of diverting tialiis, · Southern Pacific rotary nlows chewed through 20 miles of deep .drifts and reopened its route over Dormer Summit. The record snow pack -- almost 22 feet at Soda Snrinas, and 2S at Donner Summit-- threaten California's interior valleys with spring floods. '. Despite a few other wintry spots oh the first-day of 'spring, no extreme coH was reported in any part of the country"!' r Light snow fell along the Canadian border from North Dakota Truman Says Korea Not To Decide His Political Plans Aiken Claims Taff Musi Win In Wisconsin "Or Else" eastward thro fior'rejjioh; h the Lake Supe' 'England stites.; Fresh Halls- of- two to four inches were '.reported in parts of New England and U.S. 20, a_ heavily travebd truck- York s(atp - Snmv flurries h. ing line fnto* Pennsylvania, near Conneaut, Ohio, and near Hioley N. Y. Truck traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the superhighway which spans the state from the Ohio border to near Philadelphia,' was reported "very light." In the state 'itself, a spokesman for the independent .operators who started the protest, estimated some 4,000 to 5,000 vehicles would be idle. ·Laird. Bruner, business agent of said' roving pickets had been dispatched to various points over the United Truckers Association, Pennsylvania to ask drivers to quit work. ..A new law which wduld have raised the gross weight limit on the commonly used type of truck lo 1 60. 000 pounds was vetoed by Gov. John S. Fine early this year. , Parking Situation In City To Be Studied The Retail Merchants Committee of the Fayctteville Chamber of Commerce today appointed a group' to make a study of the traffic situation in Fayettevjlle, and propose some method of al- Jeviating the crowded conditions. A committee, composed of Richard Walden, FioyH Gregory and Har-, roll Hall was named. Feed Company Orcaniud Little Ro6k-{ffBenton County r eed Company, of . Bentonville ile'd articles of incorporat[on yesterday, listing authorized capital of $10,000. Incorporators: N. L. Hallcy, C. N. Hudspeth and Dwight Miller. northern Rocky Mountain states. Skies .were .mostly, clear in the central part of the country ' and in the Southeast. ". West Fork Considering Securing City Water 1 West Fork residents are considering the. possibility of organizing a water improvement district, laying a water distribution system and .. tying into the Fay- ettevillc water system at Greenland. If the plan is carried out, Wes Fork residents would install their own water mains and lines am pay for water 1 on the same basis as Fayetteville.; residents. When the district is paid out -- provided it is organized- to start with -- title to the lines would revert to Fay- ctteville. West Fork residents will hold a mass meeting at the school tomorrow night to discuss the proposal. House Group Proposes Sharp Budget Cuts Washinglon-WA $1,786,086,101 budget for the Labor Department, the Federal Security Agency and related boards 'was recommended today b y . the House Appropriations Committee. This is $197,324,700, or ayprox- mately 10 per cent, less than the 51,983,410,701 President" Truman requested for the 'iscal year start- ne July 1. Navy Fliers Call Jet Battles "Lovely" Compared To Daily Supply Line Attacks Pearl Harbor-(/P)-Naval airmen ack from Korea said today flght- ng. Red MIG-1S jets would be a "lovely war" compared to their daily strikes through heavy at- ack against Communist supply Ines. Cmdr. Marvin Barnett of Jacksonville, Fla., Banshee Squadron commander on ,the- carrier Essex, said he led the Navy's new jets in sweeps down MIG alley looking or n fight, hut the Rod Jets stny- cd on their Manchurian bases. A Navy Banshee jet hns yet to meet n MIG-15 In combat. Other nirmcn on the Essex, just inck from seven months In Korean waters, Mid cutting Red rail lines In * never-ending job for Amerli can pilots, At Pearl Hnrbnr yesterday they gave Communlnts rrHIt for ~a fnyitnutta «in»Hfv tn repair and restore railway lines and bridges. "We won't know until this v:ar s over how effective our supply- slopping has been," said Cmdr. W i l l i a m Gulhrle of Lancaster. Pa., operations officer of Task Force 77. "We. don't claim to have stopped the Red supply system. But we arc sure we have made it tough for them." Cmdr. Herman Trum of Knnsns City, commanding the Essex's pio- pollcr-dr 1 "- 1 Cormlr F i g h t e r Squadron, Mid the I?cd» have shown they can repair a. bombed- out railway bridge in three days and make still faster time fixing the damaged right-of-way. "Ten men," he commented, "can pick up · .10-foot rail and nin with (i " Washington-(/P)-Senator in-Vti said today that Senator Taft will be. "just about out of the race" for the Republican presidential nomination unless he wins Wisconsin's. April 1 primary decisively. But Senator Watkins ( R - U t a h l said he believes "it will be a horse race" between the Ohioan and General Eisenhower right down to the wire at the GOP national convention in July. Aiken has not announced his choice tor the nomination. Watkins is.a Taft supporter, Aiken termed "nothing short of amazing'' the big write-in vote Eisenhower rolled Up 'in Minnesota's presidential, primary Tuesday. In 3,550 or 3,7fi9 precincts so far reported, Eisenhower polled 106,788 votes to 128,134 for Harold E. Stassen, whose name was on Lhe-printed: ballot. Taft has received 23,966 write-in votes. Coming on top of Eisenhower's win over Taft in New Hampshire ast week, the general's Minnesota showing elated his backers. Aiken said from "neutral 1 ground that the Minnesota results "represent a clear-cut victory for Eisenhower when you consider that all those people who voted for him took the trouble to write his name in." -' Watkins said Elsenhower back- cm in Minnesota made a "vigorous and organized" wrltj'-ln campaign nnd that the Tail people did not. Taft hlmrclf said the Eisenhower vote was "astonishing." His only other comment was that ho had discouraged his- Minnespla supporters from writing In his name. In Wisconsin r.aplds, Wis., Sen. Estes Kefauvcr. of Tennessee cut down on his wprtlagc last night so he could : shake more hands: Kcfauver,' who has flipped his coonskin.cap*Into-'the Democratic presidential ring and Into Wisconsin's April 1 primary, put aside his prepared'speech, declaring he was pressed for time In order to meet personally as many as he could In his audience of 2,200. Kcfauver told his audience "This is a time of tremendous challenge. I know the people of the United States can outdo th slave people any time. We wan to convince t h ' people of th world .their best courae lies wlti us." Taft poked anew at the admin Istratlon's foreign' policy befor an overflow crowd .'of 1,000 In th Central School Auditorium a Superior. . . .. ' Stasscn told a Milwaukee GOP ward meeting Taft had. said Tues day night that Instead'of the At lanllc treaty and the mutual a» slstance pact he had wanted America 'to'make « definite decla ration to. Russia lhat ; If' jh« at tacked -any o f . these European countries she would find heriel at war with, t h e ' United States Taft's policy; said. Stassen, woule result "In keeping these Western European countries' weak." Gov. Karl Warren of Cullfor'n'l is slated to «rrlv"e at Milwauke tonight and renew h| president!? camnalgn In Wisconsin Friday starting ct Racine. Blood Sent To Hospital In Record Time The Washington and BeHon County sheriffs' offices, the Veterans ' H o s p i t a l and the Red Cross in a joint operation this morning rushed blood from the fA. blood bank to a patient In a Jentonville hospital In just over 10-minutes. Responding to a telephone call 11 1:30 a.m.', Deputy Sheriff Lenn- rd Jones picked up a container f whole i blood from the Vet- rarts hospital and rushed it north n a police car. A radio car from he Benton County sheriff's offic met. Jones halfway, .took th'_ lood and hurried It to the Ben- onvllle hospital. . · · · Primary Ball of Is Studied Talks Discussed Proposal Made By The U. N. Munsan, Korea-(/P)-The U. N. ommanci tonight in effect sug- ested off 'the record truce nego- ations to try to break the long eadlock over exchanging war nsoners in Korea. An official Allied rpokesman lid the U. N. would "give consideration" to secret negotiations with only the final agreement -or lack nf one-- announced. Thorc would be no..' daily briefings of news correspondents. This development came. only a few hours after staff officers agreed on 10 ports of - entry through which troops and supplies would bo tunneled into Korea during an armistice. Eureka Springs Man Killed In Accident Eureka -Springs, Ark.-W)-MeI- vin (Red); Abbott. 22, of Eureka Springs was killed today when a gravel trifck in which he was riding collided with another trurk and overturned. The mishap v- cu'rrea on Kings River Hjji on Highway 62, about four miles east of Eureka .Springs. A Year .One Cent Due For Postage Indianapolis - (/Pi - More than a year ago Norman Janke qulteihls iob in Indianapolis and moved to Florida. On hl« way south he mailed a penny postcard to his father, E. H. 'Janke. The card arrived just the olher day. It wasn't the first time the post office had delivered a card more than a year late, but the post office charged the elder Jankc one cent postage due on this one. The postcard rate wcnt'Up to two cents a (ew months ago. Germon Reparations To Jews Discussed Wnsxenanr, Thn Nethrrlnnds-W) ·Six weeks of secret talks among representative! of West Germany, Israel, and world Jowlsh organization! began Inst night to decide tow much reparations Germany will pay to the.. lews. Israel and Ihr' Jewish organization claim 114 billion dollars, Voters: study « sample, ballot posted,at,'the.Elsenhower headquarters m. Minneapolis, Minn,, before .casting their, votes.to : the nation 1 ! second . presidential .primary .of 1982." Because "IkeV name"was taken oft the ballot after a technical .dlscrcpniwy in his petitions; Ihe poster, explained Iftat write-in votes would 'be' counted,' and demonstrated how. the .general's name c6ulo) be: written | n to the (allot.. He cot more than 100,000 votes In this fashion. ' . : · ' - . . ' · General Says He May Have To Change Mind About Seeking Nomination For President TafI Withdraws Allied Powers, Europe-OT-Gen. Dw.ight D.. Elsenhower, said today ''the mounting numbers of my 'cllow citizens wl'o are voting to make. me the Republican nominee" may cause him to chimgc his mind about refusing actively seek nomination to political office. . · · General Eisenhower issued' a'n nfbrmal'statement at his headquarters in response to requests y reporters for comment on'the Minnesota primary. ' The statement said: "You gentlemen probably realize how astonished I was by the rc- ults of the Minnesota primary. The mounting numbers of my ellow citizens who are voting to make me the Republican nominee ire forcing me to re-examine my ersonal position and pas', dcci- ion. : "I did not Imagine that so many ·oters In Minnesota would make me a write-in candidate -and, ac- ording to newspaper accounts, ome of them had trouble with ny name. "I count It an additic.ia. com- illmenl that some refused to be ismaycd by Ihe long Eisenhower lame and simply wrote 'n 'Ike.' "· Hungarian And Wile Flee Communist Zone Vienna, Austria-MVA Hungar- an and hit wife, who escaped their Communist homeland by hiding In 9 lioxrnr of wine barrels, arc bc- ng held by police here .'or Illegal entry Into the American zone of Austria, The couple started their daring Ix-day flight from n town near Budopest, Nestled among wine barrels consigned to S'.vlt.-.crland, hey romchow v/erc missed by frngarlan c u s t nnn Inspeclors vhcn the cnr crossed into Austria hree days ngo. They remained In hlrlinit Ihrnugh Auitrla'l Russian zone. Yesterday, the car rolled Into Ihe freight ard» nt I.lnz, they nunded on he Kealfd rnr and attracted, the Mention of railway worker* who eleated them. . Accuses Driscoll Of Breaking Word Washington-Wl-Stnabr- T a f.t said today he has decided (o.with- draw from New. Jersey's Republican presidential''-..preference 'primary, which is April 15.- Taft said he wan withdrawing because Go- '" · - · · - - · · broken his Alfred Drlscoll "has word" in endorsing Slaps McKinney With Statement At Key West -, Declares Eisenhower Can Return Home At Own Discretion Key Weil. ' FU.-tiPj-PrejldenY Truman said today Gen, Dwlght D. " ' ""s-ihower is. at :o return' . to the United-Stntw any time he fleem*.' II" »»fe mil nroper The president declared the »»nersl to- doing an a We Job and Is the best Mid Koran dun not «ti- « v »olltlci of ihli auotry · ..rruk I iudje of when it will bftif* for him to give up hl» pot' Trumari auto. asserted the Korean iltuatjon has no bearing whatever on whether h« will leek reelection. Thls.amounted : tb a ilap at Frank ! McKinney, the Democratic national chairman; who laid yesterday r his; "Impression" wai that Truman's deciilon would hinge on whether « satisfactory tniet wa» reached, In Korta ::tn-' " " · - - t«rii ·' ·lljvjWat^pf*TM In *__,,_ho Waring whaifv'tr on vMi ht the-prtftiMt may,H«ld,« to do, Truman {declared . 1 {McKinney after nearly three lays of ^conferences with tie pr«s- dent, saldVyeilerday hii personal opinion'was · ^ I. The ,.prc»lden) definitely h, lot made up his mind et, ai probably'will not In tlmi for Mi, March ,2 addrett to the »1CO »» plate Jcffersonr Jackson dinner In 'ashlngton/;- tie .predicted' ..Tru- OKn would announce his Decision y May l. ·' ' - · " - " ' · - . : · · ' ; . '-. ': 2. His-declslon ''will bt predlr . ated on.the lucceii or failure o f ' esolvlng the Korean situation s»t- i s/actorlly." If peace coniev then j lie prejldeht would,f«ti; h'f Hai| Culeved hli major goal ;.nd ttep J side without attempting to n»mt; ''·uccieMor;.;:', -:' ' cv'/:-/^V; ' i t ^McKinney Bald' h*"hopij4vUi*: . ireiident:.; wouW-make jh|» v'SWlj.'?-'-. cratic"Extcu'tlv^'mmtttl*;mt»tii o choof* a keynoterVand othtrf xecutive of fleers for th*fnatioh»l; onyention starting : "uly'21. : ; th- thai way, McKfn-.«y. saidU If he does hptho6s«'If run. we! an 'give ey'crybody. tt t q ittll oreak." h «i ana General Elsenhower for the GOP presidential nomination "and has obviously taken steps .0 corrupt the intent of the preference primary." * The New Icrsey jonlcsl had been expected to provide another test of strength between Taft and Eisenhower, following Eisenhower's-triumph over the Ohio senator in New Hampshire's -uimary March I I . Last Monday Drlscoll and olhc Mew Jersey Republican leaders announced suppor' of Eisenhower for the nomination. Britain's New Underwear Tax Brings A Howl London-iyil-A member of Parliament denounced n hew tax on long underwear today as unjust to Brltoni of a certain age and girth. Demanding the withdrawal of the new levy, Labnrllc Norman Dodds «»ld the hardy athletic type who wear shorts will go free while "outside or elderly mrn" are forced to pay more for their longlcs. Dortdi said he would raise thi Ouettlon In the House of Com. ons. Under the new tax, effective l»it Monday, men's Underwear Include! most nhorts, But a pair of long winter woolle* retailing he |J.«0 U IMC* M --- Gwentlwr To Testify At Capital Hearings : Paris - f / P / - Gen. ' A l f r e d M. Gruenther, chief of staff to Gen-( era! Eisenhower's Supreme 'Allied. ' Headquarters In Europe, will tak« off tomorrow to testify before, foreign aid hearings in Congress.; SHAPE officially announced hli plans today. Gruenther will fly, with, one or. (wo staff officers, In ont of the two-four-englne planes .assigned for the rse of Eisenhower .and his staff. He Is expected to appear early next week before centressions: committees studying Presi-- dent Truman's request for $7,900,v 000,000 in foreign aid. Th« WMthtr-- Arkansas -- Partly cloudy, cooler north and central portions tonight and In northwest portion this afternoon. Friday partly cloudy with scattered thowen.

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