Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 27, 1952 · Page 1
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Thursday, March 27, 1952
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1M NMUC INTEfcc,! · IHi NUT CONCERN Of TUB NEWPAMR lOCAl · · , J 1 t ! ' ' ' Fayette'vlil* find '?. irielnJtjr »1 Associated, frm U««4 Wir* Af, King and NEA !··-.-. VOWME 90, NUMMR 209 erally fair and,ceol toni|ht Wt6. temperatures. from/iO .-.fa j34V T8-. morrow partly cloudy and wjrmtr. Precipitation .01. Hlffc temperl'f lure yesterday : 62; ldv*v.**.!''.*'"« today 43. Sunrise 6;12;'sunset 5:38. MViTTIVIUI. AIKANSAS. THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 27, 1VS2 HHCI RVt CMT» Citizens Of Monroe County Galled By Pulaski Body 'Little. .Rock'-tff^The .Pulaski County Grand Jury, .apparently was looking into the Indian Bay Road case today. Among witnesses subpoenaed to appear at the Grand Jury's investigation of Arkansas ···' highway' operations were F. P. George of Clarenden, W..G; Storey of Man-ell and; Monroe County Judge Paul Daugherty. George and Storey testified at the. "recent Highway Audit Commission hearings that they raised nearly . $3,000 among Monroe . County citizens for improvement of tHe Indian Bay Hoad. But, they said; the money turned up in Governor McMath's campaign fund instead of the state treasury. Atty. Gen.. Ike Murry has filed suit to recover the nipney for the state. Defendants are Highway Commissioner Charlie Adams and Henry Woods, the governor's executive secretary and. campaign manager. The'suit is to be tried April 21.'.Ten witnesses appeared yesterday-at the opening session of the Grand Jury's closed-door probe resulting from recent findings of the.MAC. Fair Matters Considered Identity of some of the witnesses spurred 'speculation that at least four matters discussed by the HAC were under consideration by the jury. These included: 1. A transaction in which Ernest Freshour, Sweet Home . contractor, said he paid ''rental" fees- on trucks he never used to assure Jetting a road contract. '2. : The sale in 1950 of $195,000 worth of vehicles to the Highway Department by H.. T. Crawford without competitive' bids. 3. The stockpiling of crushed robk^in 1950 when two contractors --Fell Vaughan of Little,Rock and Gordon-McNulty of Pine Bluff-allegedly received 80 per, cent of the 3525,000 in ctotract jl'.VV '... .4. Testimony. by^»lj#Ly.ons» trie 1 Lyons Machinery Company thirhe was told tcVcbntribute $500 to. Governor McMath'fi .campaign fund in order to "do business.with the Highway Department." Bridges Terms His Interest In Cose "Official" Washinglon-W)-Senator Styles Bridges (R-NH) testified today he took an interest in a seven · million dollar tax case against a Baltimore liquor dealer because he wanted to encourage -"quick »nd proper action" by the government. ' I n j the witness chair before House tax investigators. Bridges suggested that as a member of Congress he should be interested in.'seeing that the government secured a fair amount of tax and was also fair to the taxpayer. He has nothing but "official interest" in the matter he declared. . -- · y Eight Persons Burn To Death In Pennsylvania · Somerset, Pa.-(/P)-Eight persons --six of them children--burned to death today in a farmhouse at nearby Rockwood in southwestern Pennsylvania. Only Franklin Whipkey, .10,. one o f . the seven children at home at the time, escaped unhurt. He jumped out of a window. , .Neighbors said the blaze apparently broke out about 7 a. m., in the three-story frame home of John Whipkey, retired coal miner and father of 14. IsleV Poultry Plant At Dardanelle Opens 'Dirdanelle, Ark.-OT-The Fox DeLtne Food Company's poultry processing plant, which eventually If expected to employ about 110 perrons, began operating hereyes- terdiy. Plant Manager Ear! Wise said at present the plant will employ some 70 persons and will hive weekly payroll of $3,000. Poultry Market -,.The poultry market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy nd Poultry Market News Service of thejU. S. Department of Agriculture. ' Northwest Arkansas m a r k e t atearty, demand good with volume Of trading very heavy. Offering! liberal to hetvy. All prices, f,o.b. farm reported up to 2 p. m. today,- broiler! and fryen, nil iyrttv24,to 25 cents, Plans Are Made To Employ An Associate County Agent Specializing In Poultry A move to rais_ funds to help pay a poultry specialist who will serve as associate county agent in Washington County is under way. It' was decided to. adopt such a program at a meeting .of producers, hatcherymeh and feed dealers at the courthouse yesterday, and a committee.-was. appointed to seek ways to raise the necessary fund and to screen applicants for the position. The associate county aj,ent Will serve with County Agent Rose and one assistant county agent. It is planned to raise $2,100 the first year and .$2,400 the .second year to h e l p bay · tne associate agent. The Agricultural Extension Service will provide' funds for the remainder of the salary,' will furnish travel funds and secretarial .help. Office space will be provided in the .county agent's office at the courthouse.. Assistant Extension Service Director Kenneth Bates said today that for some time' interest in the employment of individuals trained for special services has been expressed in several portions of the state. Money already has been raised. in Benton County to provide an associate agent specializing In dairying, and a group of Eastern Arkansas. counties a r e paying all the salary of a specialist in livestock. In the Jones- boro area it is planned to employ a specialist on soils work. . The Extension Service has no particular person in mind for the job in Washington County, Bates said, but hopes to employ a man fully trained and with experience in the poultry industry. He will spend full time in this work, and will be directly under Agent Rose. The group named yesterday will take the- initiative in raising the necessary funds and serv as an advisory committee in selection of the'man foV the .job. R o e and District Agent Clifford'Alston will take part in discussion. Bates-said it would probably be three or four weeks before it is determined whether the money will be available and the program can be worked out. The committee is composed of Kirk Hale, chairman, Paul Martin, Dick Johnston, all ol Fayetteville, B. F. Moore of Lincoln, Delford Rieff of Prairie Grove, and. John Tyson of Springdale. Bates said that in Bentoi County the money is in hand and has been turned - over to the county treasurer. County Judge B i l l Enfield will release one-twelfth of the amount each month to pay the agent, and Bates said the same system of payment through regularly-elected county officials will be followed all over the state. Dial Phones To Be Put Into Operation Here In November/Latest Equipment Is Used By TED R. WYLIE * To the questions, when will the new telephone building be opened, when will Fayetteville have dial phones?--the answer is,.sometime about the middle of November And when this time com£s, ,no place in Arkansas, or in the whole country for that matter, should have better service, because the new building and equipment to be installed is trie latest available. In.a trip through the building at the'corner of. East and Spring streets yesterday^..! learned something of what t6 expect wheiv.the work is completed and the equipment is instilled and ready --far operation, plin Smiley, oft-Fort Smith, district plant superintendent; Thomas M. Liles,. wire chief; Gene Snipes, plant foreman* and Clyde Shibley, manager, took me through the new Southwestern Bel! Telephone setup. , · Perhaps the most interesting feature of the plant, at least the. most contemporary, will be operator toll dialing which will enable long distance calls to be made by dial. If, for instan'ce, you wish to call Fort Smith, you dial long distance and place your call. The operator here is able to dial the number you want in Fort Smith, Springfield, Mo., Joplin, or Little Rock without going through an operator in one of these cities. Eventually the system will be expanded to include similar service all over the country from Fayetteville, which will be first with this service, in Arkansas. - - · The dial equipment will be housed in a long room on the first floor. Filtered air will be pumped into this room, which is kept as free of dust as possible to protect the delicate equipment. The test board and other equipment are located in another room. Power Unit Installed The new building has three floors: In the basement the cables are brought into the structure, and a diesel-powered emergency power unit is installed which generates current to take care of the lights and power when necessary. It cuts in automatically and can operate as long as necessary: It will be possible 1 to switch'" from the .present building to the new one with little if any time lapse-there will be less than five- minutes lost. Smiley estimates. The heating and ventilating systems are located in the basement. Fire brick walls where needed are part of the new structure. The ventilation system will bring air off the roof for the equipment room. The ceilings are suspended, and are made of acoustical tile. Walls are of haydite, and will be painted attractive green with green trim. In the equipment rooms, both walls and ceilings will be of white enamel. Equipment on the second floor will include a 28-positIon board to handle lor..? distance calls, with a rate and route desk separate. A pneumatic tube system will be used to send the call slips from the long distance operators to the rate desk Immediately after the calls are, placed and completed. Approximately 70 girls will be employed. The-building Includes lounges, kitchenette unit, conference room, tool terminal 'equipment room; «tc. According to contract, work on (he structure Itself will be completed by May, but It will take 20 weeks tn Install the equipment. Fever women will be employed Death Toll In Storm 220 Fatalities In Arkansas 120 .Little: RocMVPtrT.he t o l l of known dead in tornadoes and a flood which hit the South last Friday nas been revised slightly downward. Latest .total for Arkansas was placed.-at 120 by the Red Cross after elimination of duplications and errors on the list of dead. That made 220 the .qverall toll for . Arkansas; Tennessee, Missouri and Alabama tornadoes and B Kentucky flood. But seven persons still are missing in Arkansas. Manslaughter Case In Benton County Slated Behtonville-(Special)-The trial of a Tulsa, Okla., man charged ivith involuntary manslaughter in the death of two people in a car wreck, was to open in Circuit Court here today. Morris McCarvcr is charged with manslaughter in the death of John G. Ellinghausen and S a l l y Ann Ellinghausen. The wreck occurred June 18, 1950. John G. Ellinghausen was killed instanlly and Sally Ellinghausen died the next day. In court action yesterday a jury awarded $300.40 to the plaintiff in the case of D. M. Greer vs. Mark Creek, The case of Pearce vs. Sharpensteen (breach of con- trad) was recessed until t h i s morning. Two Unhurt When Car Overturns On Highway Two men escaped injury at 11 oclock last night when their lighl coupe went out of control, skidded approximately '00 feet and turned over on Highway 71 opposite Drake Field. The driver of the car, Gordon Wilkins, 18, of 90? North College Avenue, was arrested on a charge of speeding by Sheriff B r u c e Cridcr and State Trooper Bill Struebing. His passenger was identified as BUI Leonard of Hot Springs. .The officers said .Wilkins was driving north at high speed when his car left (he pavement, skidded 576 feet along the shoulder, swerved back across the highway and slid 156 feet before overturning. Eugene Newsom Quits State Publicity Job Little Rock-WVEugcne Newsom, veteran Arkansas public relations counselor, has resigned' as publicity director for the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission, and will be succeeded by Mrs. Vlrglnc RoMnson, assistant director since 1840. Newsom did not dlscloic his plans. under the new system, but more mat* employes than used at the present will be needed, Lambert Quits As Chairman 01 RoadCommission Physically, Mentally Discouraged And Tired, He Declares Little Rock-OT-Governor Me- Math with the Arkansas Highway' Commission--minus the man who had 'been its chairman since the McMath administration took over. Saying . in * letter to McMath thoT he was "physically and mentally tired and discouraged," Chairman J, B. Lambert of Helena, resigned last night. Lambert 'said he had been considering the move for 'some time, but didn't want to quit while the Highway Audit Commission was making investigations which resulted recently in a report sharply critical of the Highway Commission, the Highway Department and McMath, McMath's conference with the Highway Commission was closed. The governor requested the meeting to. make "specific recommendations" in connection with HAC's report. The governor. said any recommendations he might make would given in written form to newsmen after the conference. Praises Employes .In his two-page letter, Lambert said, "I personally think the maintenance and construction accomplished during your (McMath's) administration far ex-: ceeds in quality and quantity that of any other administration in the listory of the state." In this connection he lauded the 'overworked, under-paid staff of highway employes." Lambert said he was "personally affected . . ' . by the recriminations and criticisms, ivhether justified or not, which hafc been cast at the commission as a whole . . ." Lambert attended nearly all the HAC public hearings recently. He appeared several times as a voluntary witness.- After-.thifi morning's closed session with McMath, the Highway CommlMlpn .was to meet in-regular sws'ionrtp hear report* on the Highway Department's financial condition. ' . Hugoton, Kan.-WV'The o n l y sensible thing to do was land," said Chief Pilot Jack Stanford, who helped land a flaming air- iner with 50 persons aboard in a wheat field yesterday. Only one passenger was Injured. The Braniff Airlines' DC-4 came down with one of its four engines gone and a wing in flames. The anding was perfect. Minutes after .he 45 passengers anr] five crew members scurried out, flames consumed virtually the entire plane. Neither Stanford nor Co-Pilot John Beaklcy, both of Dallas, Texas, would lake credit for an extraodinary job. They h.,d little !o say. But O. R. Stiles, an Oklahoma -ily lawyer who was a passenger, mi ounvH The collision of a true! arid a .hreshing machine, unlikely as it seems, touched off a damage suit lied yesterday in Circuit Court. John Whitaker of nc;.. Prairie rove said in his suit against Fox DeLuxe Foods, Inc., thai a truck owned by Fox left the road, en- Lered his field and demolished lis thresher on February 19, 1951. He asks $950 damages lor the wrecked machine. The advertisers of some other Fayetteville, probably Fayetteville, Texas, were let down rather heavily yesterday when they pinned .heir faith^on large circulais touting a half-dozen businesses. Mailed to "Box Holder, Fayetteville," hey were missent to Fayrtteville, Ark., where the boxholders may iave a little trouble locating -ordes Motor Company and the Ed Sarrazin Dry Good Store, lor example. That stop sign the Highway Department planted in the middle of Prospccl Street (Highway 45) at the intersection with Mission Slrcet is slowly growing shorter and shorter. Slanding in the dead ccnler of Ihe pavement, as it does,' [he sign is quite frequently flattened by passing automobiles. Each accident snaps a few more inches off the bottom of the post. Maybe one of these days It'll" be low enough to pass under cars. And speaking of slop signs, Ihc word is lhat the Highway Department is more than somewhat opposed to having a stop light installed on the new Highway 71 by-pass through south Fnyetlc- vllle, .The absence of f Iraffic- slopping lighl would make it difficult for school c h i l d r e n - - a n d adults--to cross the pavement. 84-Yeor-Old Triplets Celebrate Birthday Marlboro, Mass.-(/K)-Thrce spry ladler,--possibly the country's oldi est Irlplcls--are observing their 84th birthday today. The former Faith, Hope and Charity Cotighlln ! are identical triplets. All widows, the triplets still are exactly the same height and weigh almost the same. All boast of (oqd teeth. None worries abou! dii-.l?. Their once blonde hair hn turned a uniform gray. Although «n \ , spectacles, their blue «ye* are still bright. Low Salaries Driving Some Teachers Away, AEA Told Three Persons Killed By Assailant Al Nebraska Ranch Summer Exodus 22PerCentH Merrirhan, Neb.-Wj-A shotgun- wielding assailant opened fire on a ranch home near Merriman today, and ' by the time · he was through had killed three. persons'. One of the dead \yas a neighboring rancher who was answering a telephone call for help. Two others, including a 10-month-old baby, were wounded. Authorities road-blocked this entire sparsely settled .Northwest Nebraska sandhills area. Planes were used in the search for the unidentified slayer. Killed were George Mcnsingcr, 28; Mrs. Mensinger, 23, and a neighbor. Deo Gardner, about SO. Wounded were the Mensingers' baby and another neighbor, Cliff McDonald, about 35. Marvin Hansen, state safety patrolman, said the assailant ap» parently had not entered the Mensinger ranch home five miles south of Merriman but sh'ol through doors and windows. Mrs. Mensingcr was felled as' she stood by the telephone. McDonald, who lives about a mile and a half away, heard Mrs. Menslnger's general call (a scries of short rings on a party line, designed to call all subscribers to their phones). As he approached the farm, he apparently encountered the slayer. The assailant shot and Injured McDonald, the shotgun pellets striking him In the neck, Hansen said. Gardner, another rancher living two and a half miles away, also heard the telephone call and headed for the Mensingcr ranch with his son : and a hired man, Frank'Ellis. They spotted a car) and stopped,to Inquire about the] trouble. The assailant-fired into the Gardner car, killing Gardner. .The son and hired man were not hurt. Hansen said Gardner appeared to have been killed with a plftol, although all the others were shot with a shotgun, loaded with buckshot. " - · There was nothing to indicate robbery might have been a motive. The Mensingers operated a ranch of about 3.000 acres, raising purebred Hereford cattle. r Flaming Airliner Landed Safely In Kansas Field Nurses Sent To Help With Storm ^ A telephone caii ; from;'the disaster relief headquarters in Little Rock last night brought quick action here; Two r.urses from the University Infirmary, through cooperation of officials there, left 'or Batesvllle to help nurse inured victims from the storm area, Mrs. D. L. Cheney and' Miss Helen 'Foster Volunteered t h e i r services. The relief call was handled by the nurses' disaster sec- 'on of the Red Cross organization here. Prisoner Exchange Propositions Discussed Munsan, Korea.-(fl*)- Korean ruce negotiators today snapped detailed explanations of. how they want . lt exchange prisoners of war as the U. N. command sought a compromise. An official Allied spokesman said "neither optimism nor pessimism is justified" at this point In the secret sessions. In a nearby, tent Communist tempers flared in a dispute over whether the U..N. command represents the Korean, people. Bomb On Bonfire Fatal To Four Children Foggia, Ilaly-^Pf-Four children were killed and 22 other persons were Injured, several critically, when a woman threw a bomb on a bonfire during a religious celebration near here. Hoping to liven up a celebration of the feast day of St. Annunziata with harmless fireworks, the woman threw a large metal tube, a war relic, into one of sevcrr.l bonfires around which adults and children hymns. were sitting, singing Group Escapes Injury When Autos Collide Bentonville-(Spccial)-A carload of teen-age boys narrowly escaped Injury last night when two cars sldeswiped on Highway 71 between Bcntonvillc and Hlwasse. Deputy Sheriff Earl Rife, who Investigated, said that the car driven by Donald Pruitl, 10, of Ccnterton went Into the ditch and overturned after It and a car driven by'Mrs. Earl Davidson of Bentonvllle, collided. Both cms worn badly damaged bul no one -Was Injured. Barrymnre Daaihler Bum Los Angcles-Wl-Thc late John Bnrrymore'a d * u g h t e r, Mrs. Dolores Barrymore Fairbanks, 21, !ias sued for divorce from Thomas Alexander Fairbanks, 30. whom ·'·» married twn years f- described the landing "as smooth as any I've ever seen." He gave this description: "1 was silling on the right side about two scats back of the wing when 1 noticed fire around the right Inboard engine. I called the stewardesses and they went forward to tell the caplain. "He came back, took one quick look and told us to fasten our safety bells. Then 'he banked the plane lo put the stress on the opposite wing and started down. I judged we were about 5,000 feet above ground then. "About halfway down the motor fell off." "No one Calked at all, I guess they were all too scared, just like I was." Stiles said the passengers "coulO feel Ihe heal of the flames as we came into the wheat field." Another passenger, W. C. McPhail, of Colorado Springs,, Colo., described the exit from th- planet "Most of the men jumped down; but the women slid down the ropes, One of the women, who said she was 82, wrapped - magazine around the rope to ' protect her hands and slid right on down. "It seemed that we had no sooner got out of the plane than the whole thing burst into flames." The injured passenger was Miss Jesse Watts, Greensboro, N. C., who skinned a leg sliding down a rope. The plane was en route from Denver to Oklahoma City. Cut In Budget Request Favored Ciyij^jFuncflorir Proposal-Slashed .· : \Vashington-(*)-The House Appropriations Committee recomend- cd today that Congress vote $492,434,900 for Army civil functions in the year starting next July 1. Most of the money \vould be for flood control anr navigation projccls. The total Is $200,1142,000 or 29 per cent below President Truman's budget recommendation of $692,977,800. ' ' Percentagewise, this is '.he big- gest'slash Ihe committee has made so far this year In the budget for. any federal agency. The committee okayed $105,459,313 less than what Congress voted last year for civil functions. .Its recommendations are due to ' be considered, by the House next week. The bill then will go to the Senate.' ' Five Alarms Answered By City Firemen ": Firemen answered four alarms yesterday, one outside the city limits, -tnd had responded to one alarm by I o'clock this afternoon. Today's alarm resulted from burn- Ing grass at the Kirk Hale home In the 1600 block of North College Avenue. . \ At .11:45 yesterday morning a car fire'at the corner of Rock and School Streets was put on arrival of the fire engine. A pasture fire on North Leverett-Street was extinguished nt noon, and at 3:30 p. m. firemen were called to 6 North Duncan Street by a grass fire, A barn on thq Andy McDonald farm on Highway If) wcsl was destroyed by fire arjout 8 p. m. yesterday. One engine company answered the alarm, bul firemen found the building a l r e a d y destroyed on arrival. Benton Urges McCarthy To * Washingtoh-W-Seijai^ri-Reriloji (D-Conn), target of :'a t*o million dollar damage suit' brought by Senator, McCarthy, (n : WU);,*t r lenged McCarthy;-; .-prejs for trial "before hlj bidi-'for reelection next November." ' ''_. ·'Commenting on the "libel, slander and'conspiracy": suit ihe'WIs- consln Republican filed yesterday, Bcnton said: . . . . : ' · ' · · . " l e a n prove In court the truth of my carefully, documented" charges. His sincerity can' hince'^ forth be., judged, -even by those who read as they run, by the diligence with which he seeks to bring his suit to trial." Truman Ends Slay In Kef West lla,' Key West, Fla:-(/P) r President Truman, flies back to Washington --and work--today. He takes off at 2:30'p. m., from the ; Baca Chlca Naval Air Station, and is due in the capital around 8 p. m. ' · ' .; He wilt,move into the White. House .he vacated in November, 1948, to permit a flve-mlllion-doi- Group Not Concerned With Politics, Dr; I Kronenberg Asserts: -; ; Little Rock-/P)-Tne .''-Arkansas' Education Association was told today that 22 per cent of .the state'l school teachers.quit last «urnmer« because of low salaries. . .';'!'·' : f Imoh Bruce of Conway, chair-f man of an AEA; research ..commit-i tee. .made the "report/at -opening, business session of -the assoda^ lion's three-day. 83rd convention. i Bruce, a .member'.of the faculty at Arkansas Stale Teachers ,C6T-?. legc, said that last year lb percent ' of the .teachers in A'AinsaiiXvire paid less than J1.200; .one:foUrth got.less than* it,500; arid one half : less than f 1,900. He 'reported, 0nly one fourth of the teachers were: paid as much.as13,400 br more.., ; Bruce also reported that there; were 108 teachers, in the state who. had b«n to: college l«s than {**.year. ;orily 10 per cent had a much : as a: master'* degree, . . . J Kranenberf Ss*akc . - · · " "·"-:.'·;; ' Dr.' Henry .Kronenberf of 'tht- .University'; -chairman of the Ed,M~. cation Policies.,...Commute*,, sal* that the AEA must emphasize its' educational program, and not political candidates.' H ..--'' ! '· "However if":» candidate hap-; pens to have the same views that are,in favor of ; our ferogram^jDr.. Kronenberg said, "then we may, support that candidate. But the:. ABA Is. concerned, .withceduca-i tlonal 'programs; and Hot'political action," . . ' . - ' · ? National JsyaSjfSSiiKlrprj»ed:tttii Arkani sil,;j|Mltn r "it»rteach«rs-salaries so; low,"* has b«n able to g«t enough? ""' '.;·· f4'£-t «^.' ·;:;-·---- Vj S i . AEA'j rjepjrtment of School Ad-" · mlnlstrators list night, Miller de- · clartd that '.!We must htve'otie but? i of ip high 'school graduates pte^f '· pare, lor teachlhig ifiwe-are'iolnfH to staff our schools in the next 10 I y e t L t t ^ ' f . : : . f - . - ' ' : " } '·"·'· . .V j ' The NEA president urged super-: - Intenderiti I to lead ths way in tn- j cnursglng faculty : n)embers to^lfn; ; up 'with professional «joup»-- «n affiliation he deemed highly dt-' : slfable. .··':-,..,; .; ·;..:-,, .-.....·/; '?,··:., '., i K«nnaaner Elected ·' -*. " ' - ' a I Hal, Kennamer, J"ari»-.auperin- ! ;! teiidehVo't. tchooli;' was electtdf ; president of the · Department of · School Administrators. He "sue-;' ceeds Hays ;Gibson : bf.Cc}iwajr,. ; ; : Setilon (W Clerk lo Jeek RcnomiMHoB . . Bentonvilleh(Spcclal)-Daie Jel-f' fcrson;; Bcnton ' County! "circuit 1 ; , · , · ~ : -- ."·. icrson,; · pcnion : Bounty.- /circuit. lar rebuilding program to get un- clerk and recorder has announced; der way. . . his candidacy for the Democratic; His schedule calls for a cabinet meeting tomorrow, at which the steel situation, will be discussed, and a Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner address Saturday' night. Farmer Killed, Daughter Shot Near Sparkman Sparkman, Ark.-(/P)-A 65-year- old Sparkman farmer was killed and his daughter was shot by an unidentified Negro prowler hero yesterday. A posse was searching for the man today. Sheriff Recce A. Parham Identified the victims as Green Roberts and Mrs. Irene Holloway, 32, Parham said Mrs. Holloway related that she and her father had gone to Inspect a vacant house on Roberts' fam near Sparkman. She heard » noise Inside the house and Roberts' farm near Sparkman. She himself with an ax. A Negro appeared, shot Roberts down with a Agreement Reached In Telephone Dispute Newark, N. J.-WVlale-Treat- . . . ,, , , urer Walter Marcetls announced fhotsun »nd then forced .Mrs. Holloway lo accompany him down a road. When Mrs. Holloway ran, the man fired, the charge striking her In the hand. The' slayer fled. Terry Moore Sues To Divorce Glenn Davis lxi« Angclcii-(/D-ActrM.v Terry Moore yesterday sued ; Football Player Olcnn Davis for' divorce, charging cruelty, She said they separated three months after their marriage In GlendaU, C a l i f . , February ft, 19J1, In* uM .th«r« la no community property and ·ked no alimony.. · . tod»y a settlcmcn 1 In the strike of almosl 7,000 New Jersey Bell Telephone C o m p any workers, Margetts taid the would end the walkout of plant and accounting employes that started yesterday a n d hampered long- distance and non-dial calls. Tht Wtitfccr-- Arkansas--Considerable cloudl- noM and cooler this afternoon with widely scattered thundershowers In the south portion this afternoon. Partly clnudv »nd cool --'-in »nd Tr'i'-- .,,_ -- .__..._. _.._ JJembcratic; nomination and reelection to the office-h«,.riow holds. . :·'·? . Jefferson was bom and reared on · a farm .eait. of ' Bcntonville.. He Is a graduate of the Benton* vllle High School and attended- the College of the Ozarks at · Giarksville, Ark. During World' War II he served 49 months iri' the Army Air Force. 40 months^ overseas in the China-Burma- Indla Theater. '·· . He Is a'.Tiember o f t h e Pjesby-: terian Church, V.F.W., Arrierlca,n. Legion and the 40 It ,fl. .-; .; Marion (wmy (itiien j Win $170,000 Diw«« Harrison, , Ark -(/Pj- A Federal Court jury yesterday awarded $170,000 damages to Marlon Coun4 ty against the U. S. government for damages caused by watt/ backing; up from Bull Shoals dimj The suit was.filed on complaint of some 30 families In the Midway community, who protested 'that rising waters covered their- only road southward and Isolated them.

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