Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 26, 1952 · Page 1
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 26, 1952
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mi niiuc INTIKST · THf rilST CONCir I Of IWS NEWSPAKR Associated Pron Leased Win AP, King and NEA Features POIKAST-- ·;, .Fiyeiftviilf and vlclffty partly doudy with scattered Ufbt/nlii of mow tonight. TomorijowU partly cloudy and colder with Ba**:i4in . ·or snow. High temperatee,y«ter- day 52; low 28; noon) today 37, Sunrise 6:14; sunset'6!J«. ··"' VCHUME 90, NUMK* 20* fAViTTJVIUl. AKKANSAt. WtPNBOAT JViNINC, MARCH 26, 195J Aid Funds Grow, Clothing Sent University Students Plan To Help In Relief Campaign Northwest Arkansas continued to turn in money arid clothing to- · day for the relief oi victims o; Friday's 'tornadoes in South an. · East Arkansas. ' ' Students at the University VEE . terday launched a camrrign ti t r y ' t o - g e t the equivalent of a: least $1 from each student, facultj member and' staff m6mber. The drive was launched by ; residents of organized houses, representatives of the Student Senate, and other leadership ;-nd service organizations pn : the campiij. The Student Senate,.in a special . meeting last night, discuss. ed methods to .raise more funds · in addition to the Sl-per-studen personal canvassing. A committee was appointed to try to draw up iund-raising methods. An. all-student" b'ox supper/ pie-throwing · . spree, admissions to rnminj, intramural boxing matches, a .c diver. sion of profits, from GAEBALE-- . if there are any. profits--were sug- · gested, but not acted on. Northwest Arkansas sent "two checks totaling $7,755.06 to Little Rock yesterday to be. used for disaster relief in the sto.m-struck areas. Radio Station KGRH, Fayetteville, raised S4.L48.06, an .Station KBRS, Springdalc, turned in $3,507. Today the money con- · tinued to come in lo the stations, Fred Stevenson, KGRH manager, said several hur^red . Joilars have come in since the. $4,248.06 was " turned in, and the KGRH total will certainly exceed $4,500'. Clothing is being collected in the area and turned over to the Red Cross, with the first truck load of sorted and labeled clothing · to start from here by truck for Little Rock headquarters this afternoon from the legion Hut, collection -headquarters, .Truck lines . are donating their services, and loads of clothing and food already have gone from Springdale and vicinity. . . . . . . ". Offerings taken Sunday morh- ihg and evening at the. Church of Christ were set aside to -stive to the Searcy.Church of .Christ for disiributibn to smaller churches in the stricken area. The offerings amounted to $555 f r j m the local church and $30 from the Habberton .church. The church also sent · two truckloads of clothing a n d food to the Searcy church, and plans were made to send another truck. Anyone 'wishing to give , clothing,. food- or money through the church can call D. B. Hebbard or Frank Gibson. -·" .' · Among .the employes of the various businesses which pooled their contributions were the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employes, and Arkansas Western Gas Company workers. Foreign Aid Discussed PnCIRVICMTS Campaign Fund Records Are Subpoenaed Grand Jury Studies Report Made By Audit Commission Little Rock-W-The - campaign fund .records of Governor Me- Math's 1948 and 1950 gubernatoria races have been. subpoenaed bj Puiaski County Prosecutor Tom Downie. Downie said yesterday he had issued the subpoena to Henry Woods, the governor's executive secretary. Woods refused to turn .over the record to the state Highway Audit Commission during its receJU probe of Highway Department operations. He declined to comment on Downie's action; More Relief Miferial Sent By Benlon County " Benlonville-(Special)-Two more truck loads of food and clothing will be sent from here to the tornado disaster area tonight, Bentonville Mayor local chairman Alvin Seamster, of the disaster committee of the Bed Cross said · this morning. Three truck loads of food and clothing and. $269 in cash were sent to the area Monday .night. . More .money has. been collected and will be sent tonight Seamster said. Contributions are · being handled through the VFW hall. Bridge Across Bosporus Planned In 1503 Rome-WI-Leonardo. Da Vinci the great Italian artist and architect, submitted plans in 150! for . building a bridge across the Bos- porus to link-Europe and Asia it was disclosed in one of his letlers published here loday for . the first "time. AN EDITORIAL Unreasonable One thing it btyond me, why in. heaven's name convicted criminals are set ' fret from the penitentiary -- "sentenced to life im, prisonment, released after three years." It reads like . the most unreasonable, ·Ktravagant, senseless and dangerous practice I ever · heard of, and I have never hoard an explanation. Roberta Pulbright. Alfred M. QruenJhefV-ieit, chief of staff io-Gen,- Dwighl Eisenhower e and.. a stand-in for -1iirn,-chais-wTth : Tom Connafly,' chairman of the P Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington prior to report- ing on progress in rearming. in Europe. The committee is considering 8. the 57,900,000,000 foreign aid program. : Water Supply Problem In Bentonville Is - Studied By Council; Test Wells Planned r . · · - k Bentonville- (Special) -The Ben~ tonville Water Committee was to d meet with City Engineer Stripe d Boling this morning to decide on - when four test wells can be · drilled to check 'the Benlonville "i water supply. e The meeting was called follow- s ing testimony of Consulting En' gincer L. M. McGoodwin of Fay- clteyille who cautioned the City 11 Council last- night that the present ! water supply in Benlonville would i be inadequate in the event of a ! prolonged drouth. r McGoodwin recommended the ~ drilling of four test holes to check · the present water table. If it is s found that . much of the present ' McCarthy Sues ' .- ' ; . ·-.· .· -'. · ' · J Senator Behtoh ' · ' - . ' · · · · ' ; For Two Billion Washington -(/P)- Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) said today he has Filed a Iwo billion dollar "libel, slander and conspiracy" s u i I against Senator Benlon (D-Conn), who has demanded that McCarthy be 1 ousted from the' Senate and has waived congressional immunity- McCarthy reported the suit was filed in Federal Districl Court here, and is based on Benton's charges last September that McCarthy h a d committed perjury, fraud and calculated deceit of the American people in pressing his Communists- in- government accusations. . . · . - . · Teachers To Attend Meeting In Little Rock ^ ' Tomorrow and Friday public schools of Fayetleville will be closed while ,lhe entire, slaff of leachers arid administrators attend the 83rd annual convention of the Arkansas Education Association, which opens in Little Rock tomorrow. There will be a preliminary meeting of the. school administrators department tonight and the Council on Education will convene in the morning. Delegates to the council from Fayetteville are Miss Bernice Karncs, Mrs. Roma Ambrose, Mrs. Ruth Alherton and Miss Stella Hall supply is draining away, he recommended a concrete relaining wall across Ihe valley at the site of the present water supply. If it is found that very little of the water is draining away, McGoodwin believes the city must seek an additional water supply source. Besides this recommendalion, McGoodwin urged that a filtration plant and additional elevated storage tanks be built. In other Council action, the drainage problem in the southwesl part of town was discussed anc Boling reported lhat the West Tree Trimming Service of Little Rock would complete their job next week. R F haw tlafoil D C I/Of Jldlcu . .·'·'ff A^"~P,f .' *4f. . ^* I.V T^r. . -i. !··*.·-. ·$.'£?·,£! V-,-*'- : ·'*·. f, .-^ - . · · By C. Oft. City's Teachers . To Visit Businesses Plans were completed yesterday for the observance of Business- Education Day in Fayetleville April 23, W. J. Heinrichs, chairman of the American Opportunity Committee of 'the Chamber of Commerce,- announced t o d a y . Business-Education Day is a day on which school is dismissed, and classroom instructors become all- day guests'of Fayetteville business people in Iheir places of business, learning business problems. Participating in Business Education Day with the Chamber of Commerce American Opportunity Committee are the Fayetleville public schools, Peabody School and Ihe Calholic School. The day will begin with a meeting of the teachers and participating businessmen at the Bates School al 9 a. m. .Each businessman will be assigned from three to six. teachers who will go with him to his place .of business. The morning will be spent in each place of business viewing the physical facilities and studying, the mechanics of the particular business visited. . At noon the businessmen will entertain the teachers at lunch at the Bates School Cafeteria where a -businessman 'will discuss Fayetteville business problems.' After lunch teachers will return to the place of business they visited in me prosecutor saia me ru ki County Grand Jury, wh started a, closed hearing on HAC investigation' today, wo review Ihe campaign fund reco have, if any, with. Highway . '. partment operations." In the HAC inquiry, witnes testified' thai some contrlbuti were made lo McMath's 'campa fund in return for state busine Would Change Family N a m e / To Eisenhowc Los Angeles-W)-The Isenho\ family of Los Angeles is rea climbing aboard the gener bandwagon. Everelt W. Isenhow 27, an electrical company sal man; his wife, Yvonne, 26, a their children, Gary and Yvon pelilioned Superior Court yesl day lo add Ihe slrategic "E" their name and' make it Eist hower. Their attorney said Isenhow originally was Eisenhower I Everett's grandfather dropped t "E" aboul 50 years ago. isenhow say's he's - a Ihird cousin of Gi Dwight D;!' Eisenhower: · · ' ' · · ' - . '-' ' · ' · · - ' - .'"I : ' · Sharp Increase Shown !n Broiler Business Little Rock-OT-The Crop R porting Service said today an c timated 69,834,000 c o m mere broilers were produced in Arka sas last year-- a 42 per cent i crease from the 49,179,000 bir produced in 1950. The service reported that grc income from Arkansas broilers 1951 amounted to $59,968,000, cor pared lo the I960 income of $3( 904,000. Average weighl of broilers ma keled in I9SI was lisled at ! pounds and the average price p pound at 27.6 ficentsl Broiler, produclion .by areas I9S1 was listed as follows: Northwest 50,400,000; N o r Cenlral 9.001,000; Arkansas Va ley 5.500,000; Soulhwesl 3,000,00 all other secllons 1,933,000. IkeQimlet fty THi OSSRVM The TIMES has" been on lelev sion. Dwight Morris of Fayctt ville, who filmed scenes of the to nado damage in Judsonia and v c nity last Saturday aflernoon f devising over Ihe Tulsa TV st« lion, used the masthead and bar nor headlines on Saturday's issi the they Heavy Duty Equipment Cleans Up Debris Trucks and derricks go into action.on Main Street of .Judsonia, Ark.,,lo clean up the wreckage caused by the tornado that struck March 21. The business district was almost totally destroyed. Clean Up In Government WHI Come When Public Wakes Up, Kiwanians Are Told !'The people are waking up to he. dangers inherent in deficit pending and the break down of norals in government . . . and I iclieve they have the courage to or'rect it," C. F... Byrnes, editor f the Fort Smith newspaper, told tie Fayetteville Kiwanis C l u b . a t ts regular luncheon meeting yes- erday. "The people themselves are at ault," he continued, "for what- ver is wrong in government is he reflection of what Is wrong ith the,American .people." "We'll clean it (the goverri- icnt) up when we clean up our wn principles." Pointing out that excessive fed- people let the government take over what used 'to be done by private enterprise, Byrnes warned that ''so long as we continue the expansion of a socialistic theory taxes will rise." He urged the audience to look for a president who is conccrnec with the cause of excessive taxes and not one who is concerncc merely with trying to cut them. "Some hous'ecleaninsc is j-ieede in Washington, especially among the appointive offices," the editor said, adding that ho had complete confidence in Arkansas' representatives In the capital. Preceding Eyrns' talk, an appeal for more funds for the Red Cross was made by Joel Bunch. Re- 2.8 . ·;. · Trjii|inpn'.' ; Ri!sponds' r To Pleo For Help . Little pock -, (ff) - The federal government has stepped into relief, operations for Arkansas tornado victims with a 4700,000 allocation by President Truman.. The president-last night .allocated the money from his emergency fund' after receiving a report .from Gqyi Sid McMath of Arkansas on damage In the state. The governor requested $1,536,000. The storm killed 124 Arkansans, injured-711. others, left many homeless and caused overall damage estimated at 25 million dollars. Not The Proper Way To Settle Traffic Row Montgomery, Ala'.-MSquirtlng another' motorist with a fire extinguisher to resolve a traffic dispute was a cosily affair for Barney Garrett, 35, a truck driver. In City CoUrt yesterday. Druggist Lamar Howe testified Garrett challenged him to a fight after a near traffic collision.. Howe caid he turned down the challenge, whereupon.the truck driver let go with the fire extinguisher, drench- , j _ . of his. car| including two women. nr Judge John B. Scoll convlclcd a . Garrctt of disorderly conduct and and ban- silenced him to six months at Libyan Army Planned Bengasi, Libya-(/P)-Mohammed the. morning. The executive of the business will sit down with the Idns F,l Senussi, first king of free teacher and answer -questions, and united Libya, lold Ihe opening Approximately 20 b u s i n e s s of Parlament here yesterday 'the firms in Fayetteville will partici- ncw country hopes to form a na- pate, and'Heinrichs said a few tional army soon lo defend its in- more could participale if Ihcy dependence. made Ihcir request now. U.S. Bureau And Military Weather Agencies Plan Cooperation In Warning Of Storms Bureau and agencies. Col. H. L. Oklahoma City-OT-Communl- ties in the paths of an approaching tornado may get advanced warnings soon nndcr plans being worked out here by the U. S. Weather military weather Smith, commander of the 2059th Air Force Wenthcr Wing at Tinker Air Force base said plans will be completed soon iy the Weather Bureau, the Army, Navy and Air Force. He said' official* -of the four Toupj started conferences yesterday to develop plans for faster ways of warning- towns of ap- iroschlng severe storms, and that hi groups will continue research to develop more accurate means of defining the areas endangered. Smith said weather experts plan to get the information out as quickly as possible lo communities which might be endangered If an approaching storm dcvclopcs into a twister. Tinker's severe storm warning cenlcr has been In the news recently a f t e r Its accurate ' predictions of.tornadoes In the Southwestern and Southeastern sections of the country. The center was set up four years ago after-two tornadoes swept through the big' base here causing more than 10 million dollars damage. But Tinker's warnings went only to military installations. of the TIMES as his introduction lo the pogram. He. said the TV film was shown several times over the station and was viewed by thousands. Whether GAEBALE, Ihe spring festival at the University, will continue in years to come, is in doubt. Funds for the fete have been cut this year, and there has been some talk of diverting even some o fthe money available to other uses. Full student support for the event appears to have faded somewhat, although the reason is hot clear. Poultry Market--· The poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Instllute of Science and Technology and Ihe Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of Ihe U. S. Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market Mendy, demand fair, volume of trading below normal, offerings liberal, heavy some points, Prices said f, o, b, farm up to Z p. m,, srollers and fryerj all veightt 24-25 cents a poun'l. «·* !·»· 2.1 cents i Ib. Red Cross To Help Thousands Of Families Little Rock-m-Reglstration of tornado-affected families needing help was in full swing at Red Cross disaster offices In Arkansas today. The Red Cross said the rate of registration Indicated "we will need In help about 12,060 families in Arkansas," Believes Taft May Nominate /; ;: H6V can' State, .Chairman psro Cobb says he believes Senator Taft (R- Ohlo) will nominate .General F.lsenhower at the .national GOP c o n v e n t l o n -- If Eisenhower's strength continues to grow.' , Cobb, an admitted .Taft supporter, said yesterday that Arkansas delegates probably will go lo the national convention "un- Inslrudcd," and will vote for the candidate who has conducted the most vigorous campaign, 1 Fulbrighl Tells Wayj U,5. May Aid Victims Little Rock-(,T)-Five members of the Arkansas! congressional delegation . toured the disaster areas in Norlheast and'. Central Arkansas yesterday. The party Included Sen. J. W; Fulbrlght, Sen. John McClcllan, and House members Boyd Tackctt, Wilbur D. Mills and W. F.'Norrcll'. Senator Fulbrighl listed six possible steps the federal government might take to aid the victims: 1. Temporary housing; 2. placement service for the unemployed; 3. loans to repair farm homes and buildings; 4.- loans lo repair and replace business establishments; 5. remove all restrictions on loans and insure them up to 100 per cent o f - value, and 6. assist in making temporary repairs lo public facilities, including schools. Hew Jersey Telephone Workers On Strike Newark, N. J.-(/P)-Somc «,900 )lant and accounting employes of he New Jersey Bell Telephone Company went on strike today in a dispute over wages. Picket lines vere' thrown up In front of the .clephone company's main offices n Newark shortly before Ihe 7 a. m. start of the strike. The company said thnt by 7:30 a. m., pickets lined up at 44 other Bell offices throughout the state. The company has approximately 10 offices. Opponents Of Tail Lean To Eisenhower Stassen Agrees To Split Delegates With Allied Chief (3jr The AMHMlatMl Preaa) Some of Gen. Dwlnhf D. Eisenhower's political opponentr appear to be lining up on the Keneral'i side against Sen, Robert A. Taft of Ohio in the run for the Republican nomination for president. . Harold,E. Stassen yesterday caid he would split hLi delegate strength In Wisconsin with Eiten- hower. Thus, if Staiwn were: to win 12 delegate! In the April 1 primary, he would lutlipitec- «lx of theni 'to vote for Eltenhower at the- Republican' convt'r.tiorivln July, Taitfbackeri called thtt~an- hountemtnt :'an;«vldenc» of W«k* nem.". They · taid . : it : xwotild Wlajr additional voters : to'; their man, and Taft-spoke of hli-oprdnisnli' delegate slates m" "hybrid tickets." -Earlier,, the backers of California's Goy. Earl Warren in Wisconsin said'that thedc!og'».t:» Warren wins In (hot slate.will go for Elsenhower If it appears Ihct Warren cannot win the GOP nomination. ' ' · · . Stasseiiitcj may back Elsenhoiv- in Ohio at In Wlsconsir, their' 'late chairman indicated ' today, Mrs. Lois Cossitl, chairman o. .the Ohio group seeking : the election of Stassen, said at Toledo «he wa« sure if Stassen asked them to, his lackers would support the general 'or president. ' · .' '·' ' ' Fell Namei Favorites . . In Nebraska, a newspaper polj found.Eisenhower and Tafl, neither listed on .next Tucsday't presidential preference ballot,, top choices of Nebraska Republican!, The survey showed 42. per cent for Eisenhower, 39 per cent for Taft, eight per cent for Gen. Douglas MacArthur and seven per cent for Stassen, with other percentages scattered. . . . . . . . . Of these names, only Stassen't Is on the ballot. Write-In drives for Tafl and'Elsenrower are'un- dcr way and a listed candidate favors. MacArthur. _ ' - · j In Paris, associates-of Elsen- hower said they believe the general will ask to be relieved, soon so he can Telum in May to campaign for the GOP nominftion. They said he feels American domestic politics is cluttering up his role as an international commander. -He may choose April 2, when he reports ;ubllrty on European defense progress, to announce his plans. Student's Body Is Recovered From River i Three Week Searcrr Ended; Funeral To? · Be Held Tomorrow : Springdalc-fSpcdalJ-The 1 .bojjy of Eual Dean Smith',' 12, Sprinit- dalc grade school student drowned February 28 in a boating -accident in White River, was recovered yesterday afternoon raw*' than three miles downstream from the spot where his boat overturned. . . . . ,'. ';'.,.' The youth was reported missing after he failed tq attend school 1 or'' return home. . A ' week later., a companion, Dean, Rogers, 'llj told police young Smlth'.had drowned when the boat in which, they were floating Overturned on a sunken 'log.- · ·'.-· - · ' · · · - . - · ' · .·"··· ' ·The body was discovered lodged on a log by Allen Burba, V|'r|U Cordcs, Jerry Cordcs, Glenn Cordei snd Darrel Anderson; who had been looking for the body sine* yesterday morning. Sheriff Bruce Cridtr, Police Chief Wayne Hyden, Coroner Edmond Walton and Fayeltevllle Fire. Chief Burl Bkelton were called to the scene-and had'the body removed from th,e water. It .was taken ·, lo the Cjllison-Sisco Funeral "Home here, Coroner Watson held the death was accidental.- . . ., .-. . : . Searching parties have combed the .. White River for. three week's in efforts to locate the .youth's body.' At timei more than 100 men dragged ! the .. stream in a . single day.. During ; the. past week, however, effort! have been concentrated In patroling the banks of the rlVer,.-;'-- ; '' ; ' s ? "-'--' · '" · ··' . Surviving ii'fe his . father, H. \t. . Smith of Sp'rln jdnle; hit · s tep- mother, Mrs. R; F. SiirtUiMf. Springdale; four brothen,.-EKal Smith of YUfton, Kan., : EriMit Smith of Marble, Sherman Smith of. Haven, Kan., and tee. Smith of White water, Ktn.J , OO» , it«p- brether, ; Jew Shlpman - of - call- lornla; , on*. »i»t«r, Mrfc Jtolh H(UiUville,,anil Mlaa : Tuhtrai, wrvlcei trill tie : con- uHidV.aY, /the pecatur" Baptist Church ' .loiinorrow,' with , burial in Decatur eemeterjr. under -the direction, of the Calliion-Siico Funeral Home, - France Cracks Down Tunis, Tunisia - W) - France cracked down with a heavy fist on Tunisia's Independence-seeking (owft Owner WwinW, h CriHcil Con*Hoii Ben Dupar, 71; owner,of Vlata. Courts on/Highway 7i;iiear Ml.' Oayler, was admitted to City Hospital this morning in critical condition from a · gunshot ; wound · in the head tnti.iact. : Sheriff, Brut* Crlder.. said ' Dupar : was- foiiha sprawled- st the side of McClunf's Market south of Wlnilow about 8:45 this morning alter several persons Inside the building heard a shot, He was removed to the. hospital in a Watson's ambulance. The sheriff said the'injured man was -holding the light shotgun whe Rhe was found, hit car was parked at the tide of the market. Summer WeiHw Fell In Some Pirt Of U J. (By .The '· AaMciaMI Preai) -. . H was summer-like weather in Southern Florida and the Far West, but winter lingered over most of the Midwest today. ' Temperatures - dropped to near zero in. parts of -Minnesota and Michigan again a.i cold weather continued over, the north central region. ' ', . ; '. Readings were in the 70's during the night in Southern Florida and near normal levels in other parts of the country. It was 83 above yesterday-in San Francisco' and Oakland, a record for the date, as warm weather spread over California. It was 80 in Lo» Angeles. nationalists today, arresting Pre- j Miami's top was 87. mler Mohammed Chenik and three of his cabinet. Martial law 'and press censorship also were ordered. Five Youngsters Abandoned With Note To Police Blucflcld, Vs. -W)- F i v e youngsters, from eight years to nine months old, played at the Union Mission tndny, app-rently not roa.ll7.lng they had been Abandoned by Ihelr parents. Their father, Kelly Hall, n Pocn- honlns, Vn., coal miner, left (hem on it downtown strcol yesterday with Instructions . lo the oldest, blonde Joyce Ann. to take a scribbled note to the police station. She herded the little ones, .while clrrylng the youngest, Ihe three blocks 10 tht station and handed rn'f. to Chief C. N. Wilson. The hole explained tl.clr molh- cr Icfl home Thursday night with another man while the father was at v/ork and "she ort lo be made to care for Ihe little l:lds." City officials look them over to the mission .and mndo nrrangc- menls to care for one with nn Infected f«r snd another recovering from the chicken pox. Then Ihcy begin looking for Hall and his wife. Authorities across the stale line In Tszewell County, where the small mining town of Pocahontas Is located, found that Hall had Irlcd lo pay someone to care f i r the children'while he worked. The Idler said in psrt: "I have went everyplace to look for somebody (o.take care of them, but 1 can't find anybody..You Just ask Ihe neighbors If I don't work all the time . . . I heard she. my wife, caught the bus Sunday from Blucficld to Roannke . . . "Sp It's up to you to let the press on It. Maybe the will «ee their pictures In the paper and come to tee the little b;bywhlch cries nil lh« time (or her, and U» other kld« too," The Weather- Arkansas--Partly eJoudy this afternoon, tonight and Thursday; occasional rain extreme north tonight or Thursday: n* important temperature changes.

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