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Truman For Free And Open Convention pro Applause From Members f j s N o t Deny H e Â· ^Favors Stevenson :Â· For Nominotion ;Â· Washington -W- Dcmocrals fo- Â·dijr applauded President Tru- Bjjih's statement he favors a free *jid open convention for selerllon at the parly's presidential nomi- rioter!, however, t h a t he Â·ill neither was denying nor con- 1 Iteming that his personal choice for the nomination is Gov. Adlal -Stevenson .of lllinoii. Â«JAt ' a news conference yesterday She first since he announced he Would not accept renomjnallon-- .Truman declined to .. comment When he was asked whether he Sivors Stevenson. The president Â«d say: . . - Â·Vjli He will npt be a candidate for 'III* Senate from Missouri or anv other political office this year. A ttw weeks ago he had left dpen the possibility of running for his old Senate feat if ho bowed out of the White House. Â·. . 1, As for his .plans for the future, he has lot; of things In mind "Â·"Â·Â·ill of thorn for. the. welfare, of the. country. ;-v- It. Ho !i 'or Â» .bill, in Congress which would make former presidents ex-offlclo non-voting mcni- J*r o f . the Senate. He said the measure also should include former vice presidents. Â· Asked about the Democratic Student's WHe Found Shot To Death In Chicago Apartment; Police Hold Husband Chicago-fflVThe wife of a grad- uatc student Â»t thr University of Chicago was found fatally shot in her home last night. Police said her husband admitted killing her a week ago. Frank O'Sulllvan, acting rhicf of detectives, said thai Harold Roland Markhtm, 35, *ald he had continued living In the couple's two-room home since the shoot- Ing March 27. O'Sulllvnn quoted Markham as laying he shot and killed his wife Mary Elizabeth, 35, a law clerk, luring a quarrel over her Insls- ence. that they return to ihe.lr former home In Cleveland. O'Sulllvan said Markham ap pcared at the detective bureau lac night and told of the shooting. .The detective said M a r k h a m told him t h a t after the shooting in the bedroom of the couple's smal home, he left and walked thi streets all night. The next day, and for the nex six nights, O'Sulllvan said, Markham lived at his home, eating his meals and sleeping there. Police continued questioning Markham early loday. No charge was placed against him immediately. Seneral Vandenberg Reported lo Have toled Against Air Force Seizure Of Civilian Airports For Military Use ..nominating convention to lie held in Chicago In July, Truman said jhe had declared before it will be Iree and open, in the selection of Â· jfominee -- and, he added, it will *tÂ«y that way. Democrats generally welcomed thÂ« reiteration In the light of the president's decision not to seek another term. Many of them have been wondering about Truman's .role in the choice of a new stand- Â·rd bearer. They will look for him to take Â·n active interest, but felt his statement amounted to a pledge he Â« r iU make no attempt to dictate to : the convention. . -Sen. Hubert 'Humphrey (D- Minn) called the president's statement regarding the convention "very honorable and a very fortunate thing for the party." It nwtni, laid Humphrey, that the Fort Wnrth-M'J-Oen. Hoyt Van- denbcric, Air Force chief of staff, was declared yesterday to have ruled out arbitrary action by the Air Force against operators of the airports It would like to take over. R. B. "Pop" Greug, manager of the Ontario, Calif., International Alrplrt, said Vandenberg gave this assurance two weeks ago in a letter to Representative Shcppard (D-Callf.), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Gregg told the American Association of Airport Executives, at Its convention here, that Vantkn- bcrg wrote Shfppard that the Air Force will treat the airports fairly, and that each airport acquisition case will be taken up individually. Gregg said he had asked Sheppard to protest to Vandenhcrg ajininKl "a helluva lot of damned Joe Stalin tactics" on ihs part of the Air Force. He snld a Maj. Gen. Harry' M. Johnson, with a party of 11 men, had called at Ontario and announced he wanted to station 1,790 reservists there, would Install nine million dollars worth nf buildings, and wanted * certain key to Asia. convention have a chance the various candidate!;. carefully and pick the best man," MvcrttM M MM TIMM-- It PLAN TO BUILD Â·w Our Material Oat Out PrlcM. . ..Try. Out Â·Â«*!Â·. Dm LUMBER CO. Ml It, Chailn EVERYTHING Â· Â· IN nd sumni ?: FAYETTEVILLE IKON AIM! .METAL CO. OOVHNMMT 4V* HEAVY MIXED ARKANSAS Broiler Hotehtry parcel of airport land. Gregg said he told Johnson the land had been leased to Lockheed Air Service Corp., a defense effort, and was not available. "Johnson said he wanted the land at $1 a year for 99 years," Gregg continued. Vandenberg said he Is willing to pay an equitable amount. "I think we ought to find out who is who In the Air Force--who we are going to talk to and who wÂ« are going to listen' to." Col. Dudley Eaton, representing the air bases division of the Air Force, asked by Gregg to comment, said: "I'm sorry, bul I'm Incapable of umpiring an argument between General Vandenberg and General Johnson." Air Force Indeciilnn Gregg said the Air Force has since decided It docs not need the airport. He said he Is arranging leases with Northrop and Republic Aircraft Companies nnct the Gllfillan Radio Manufacturing Concern. "Next Tuesday I am negoliat- Ing with the California Air National Guard," he said. "They will take 30 acres bul will put money In to extend the runway and will pay their way on the same basis as the other tenants." R. W. F. Schmidt, manager of the Tucson, Ariz., Airport Au- Ihority, complained Ihe Air Force had informed him It was "recapturing" his airport, only to notify him later It had changed its mind. Schmidt said the upshot is that two tenants; who were evicted to make room for the Air Force, now a r c threatening legal a c t i o n against the airport authority. The airport managers adopted a resolution usklng that the Air Force, be required to channel its expenditures on civil airports through the Civil Aeronautics Administration. Meanwhile a f i n a l convention speaker, writer Gill Rob Wilson, called upon the association members to support foreign aid programs. The long-lime aviation editor of !he New York Herald-Tribune, now editor of Flying Magazine, deplored the sentiment t h a t "we are arming NATO for NATO's defense." "We are doing it for our defense," Wilson said. "Putting Inlo NATO what we are, we arc getting a dollar's worth of defense for about 10 cents worth Invested--so don't blow your top about helping these people, "We arc b u y i n g a great deal more than if we had lo lower our own standard of life, throw all our boys Into a war, and start a lull program of rearmament." Wilson added t h a t Korea is the Painter Found Guilty Of Fatal CamdenShooiing Death Penalty Is Decreed By Jury In Circuit Court Camdcn, Ark.-M'j-A painter, iulus H. Green, 52, has been con- Icmned to death by a Circuit 'ourt jury lor the slaying of a Camden policeman. The jurors, liter deliberating less than two lours, Inlc yesterday lound Green uilty of first degree murder. The crdict, returned with a provision or life imprisonment, carried an ulomatk- death penalty. Green v/as convicted of the hooting of Night Chief of Poce Frank Williford in a Camden olel December B. Williford had one to the hotel to quell a dis- urbance, allegedly caused by rccn. Green took the stand in his own efensc, and told the cou '. t h a t he d not remember the shooting. :is defense attorney, in an ap- arent attempt to prove Green in- rinc, put two State Hospital offi- als on the stand yesterday. Both cstificd that they .ound Green icntally irresponsible and incom- clcnt. But the state put on its own sychlatrlst, who testified that he elievcd Green to be sane. Green's attorney Indicated he lay appeal the verdict. British Conservative Parly Suffers Setbacks London - Wl - Prime Minister* Churchill's Conservative part suffered severe setbacks toda;. local election* that saw the Labor iles pile up surprisingly lopsidc victories. The Socialists -- ouste from national control last Octobe --came hack in yesterday's count} voting- to show gains throughou all early returns. In the important elections fo he London County Council-which governs the vast city--the Labor party sained 20 scats--19 from Conservatives find one from a Liberal--among the first 84 results. The remainder will be settled when the rest of the London votes are counted later today. Conservative leaders said the vote was an inevitable reaction. "Our opponents have exploited the difficulties of the nation for which they themselves are largely responsible," said Henry Brooke, leader of the London Council Conservatives. Former Foreign Minister Herbert Morrison, who directed the Labor party's campaign,Â· was delighted. "Undoubtedly the national political situation has contributed;" he said. "The Conservatives at the general election made lot of false promises and implications--red meat, more food, and lower prices." 'pringdale Former Convict Is Captured By Posse Surrenders After Suffering Wound During Flight Government Corruption Investigation Now Back Where It Started, With Several Questions Still Unanswered By JAMES MAKIXW . | Wheeler: and Federal J u d g e Washington - Wt - The Truman ! Th6mas F. Murphy, who sent Al- ariministration's attempt to clean I Her Hiss to jail when Murphy was jp government corruption today i a government prosecutor, ooked about as pretty as a dove ( And both McGrath and Morris hat fell in a tar barrel. | established some kind of record Months have passed and still no i fÂ° r men who change their minds the control of much of "The kid in Korea may be the most v a l u a b l e soldier who ever laid down his life for the United States," he said. Fewer Airplanes On Farms In Arkansas Ltltle Koek-(/n-The Civil Aei nnutlcs Administration reported today that there were 89 fewe nil-planes on Arkansas farms Jan uary 1, 1952, than there were a year ago. This year's plane census shoxvet 1,119 craft on the farms, wllh onlj B23 of them In active operation the CAA said. West Fork Mr, and Mrs. Maurice Ray anc children of Urbana, III., arc'visit- ing friends here. Mr. nnd Mrs. Atlas King Green Forest are visiting Mrs King's mother, Mrs. Eva Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Ada Webber have been called to Tulsa, Okla., where their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frances Webber, were seriously injured in an automobile accident. Mrs. Mary Cnughman has been returned In the home of her f a t h e r here after undergoing an operation at the County Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Kenrlrick of Kansas City, Mo., arc visiting Mrs. Mark Baker. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Curler and Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Woods attended F i f t h Sunday services at the Cane Hill Presbyterian Church. Anniversary services and a dedicatory service at the First Baptist Church drew a large crowd Sunday. BOWL FOK PLEASURE Benton Bowling Lanes--Adv. L e p a n t o, Ark.-f/p)-A quick triggered -ex-convict who .vowei that he wouldn't be taken aliv has been captured -- without i fight. Raymond Sanders, 24, was cor nered in a storm cellar near the Rivcrvalc community of Poinset County last night. Wounded anc unarmed, he surrendered to posse. For three days, Sanders had let the posse on a chase through heavily-wooded bottomlands. The search began Monday night after Sanders and two officers exchanged g u n f i r e at Sanders' tent home on a levee near Rlvervale Sanders was wounded in the fight, but the wound was not believed to be serious. The officei-s, Lcpanto Nighl Guests In the. home of Mr. and H Ia - rR 1;l.^ ulne Â£ Ma .vn?rd and Of- The Berry Street Women's Mis- onary Society met Tuesday af- ernoon. Their regular monthly business meeting. The meeting was opened bv group singing and a prayer by Mrs. Bob Russell. The president, Mrs. Joe Holt, conducted the meeting. Reports were heard from Mrs. Stella King, comm u n i t y mission chairman, and Mrs. Bob Russell, stewardship chairman. Mrs. Theda Howcrton anrl Mrs. Opal Webb were elected to serve as the Welcoming Committee during the revival meeting that will begin Sunday. Nine members present, and two new members were Mrs. Bob Takersley and Mrs. Gene Boydston. Mrs. Lee Gate of Springdale ove the weekend were Mr. and Mrs Lester McChrlstlan of Oakland. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Waldcn and son, Gaylen, nf Watson Stree were guests Sunday of her par enls, Mr. and Mr*. A. O. Vjuisco- of Lowell. A film entitled "Again Pioneers' was shown Wednesday night in the Callison-Slsco Funeral Home chapel. The picture was sponsorec by the men of the First Presbyterian Church. Mr. and Mrs. Cy Phillips recently moved into their new home on Wayland Avenue. Mrs. Phillip; was returned there from the 'ounty Hospital Monday by Callison-Sist'o ambulance. The Rev. John "Kools" More- aml, educational director of the First Baptist Church in Springdale, is leading the singing for he revival meeting at the Im- nanucl Baptist Church in Fay Â·tteville. Mrs. Hinkley, mother of Harrs linkle.v, was returned to her ionic on North Mill Slreet from he County Hospital Tuesday by Callison-Sisco ambulance. THE BLAIRS, STATIONERS 11w OWtil Offlct Supply Houi. and Gilt Shop In Northwttt AikÂ«nin BEAUTIFUL EASTER CARDS rÂ«rÂ«tlÂ«Â»illi'i L.rj.it Etltcllon -- Styltd by Gibion The Rev-. Stanley Jordan, pastor f the First Baptist Church in pringdalc, plans to leave in Mav or a five-week tour of the Hoh Naples, Long Used To Foreign Soldiers, Takes 2,000 U.J. Troops In Its Stride ficer Herman Talley, had gone to Sanders tent to arrest him on a charge of assaulting a neighbor The policemen said Sanders shot at them without.warning and then fled when they returned his fire. Maynard said Sanders had served time on the Arkansas prison farm for a robbery at Pine Bluff ,-inri once before had shot it out with officers at Brinkley. Land and a number of F.uropean countries. He will join a group of ministers on a conducted tour. He will return in June. Jenny Jane Smith, 10, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Smith of Springdalc, has gone to Philadelphia to go before the Examining Board of the Curtis Insti- t u t e of Music. Mrs. Ella Miller of Gentry is a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Test, Jr., and daughter, Anita, of Springdale. The Springdale Rebekah Lodge entertained with a b a n q u e t Wednesday, at the Hitchin' Post in honor of Mrs. Ella Tipton. president of the fiebekah Assembly. A called meeting was held at the 3dd Fellow hall. The program at :he banquet was given bv the Rcbokah Past Noble Grand Club. nvcsligation, . although there's; been a little excitement and some ! H t a l k . . j When the noise subsides over I M -'Grath's "since: Â·estcrday's double-firing of New- _..^ ! n hel , nl "B old Morris and Attorney General M c G r a t h -- - M o r r i s by McGrath nd McGrath by President Tru- ian--you get to the meat in the oconut with two questions: 1. The heat was on McGrath nd his Justice Department, but vhy did it take him so long to et hot? 2. Docs Morris know what hit im? For t h a t matter, who does, utside McGrath and the presi- ent? On February 1 McGrath ap- ointed Morris to investigate the overnmrnt. Morris said he would art with McGrath's own Justice epartment. On February 25 he i would send government officials a sharp questionnaire about their I financial sources. ,, A couple of weeks l a t e r he sent the riuestionnaire to McGrath and his Justice Department first. McGrath had a whole month to decide whether Morris was right or wrong with the questionnaire. Why So LOPS? So why. knowing f]] about the ouestionnairc so long, did it take McGrath so long to get i n d i g n a n t . nromised Morris "complete on- thusiastic and unlimited co-operation." . Morris has been a ki bnut one another. On February 1 Morris told newsmen he was impressed by irity and good him in the investigation. Yesterday he said of his brief Washington career: "If it hasn't accomplished a n y t h i n g else, we have gotten rid of Howard McGrath." Pnisprf Morris On February 1 McGralh (old newsmen. "Mr. Newbolrt Morris Is. a oistingiii.-hed lawyer with a reputation for courage, firmness and fairness in dealing with problems t h a t affect the integrity of public service. I earnestly ask the American peoole to place their trust the rectitude of his efforts Earlier this week McGrath told a committee of Congress--which was quizzing McGrath about his Justice Department and wants to see his income tax r e t u r n s -- t h a t he'd never have hired Morris if he bad it to do over again. Maybe, if McGrath is mad enough, he'll let the cat ou 4 "f thp bae. Or maybe the cat w i l l be nulled out by that same committee. Meanwhile the investigation of government corruption is back where it started months ago-which is no place. Tem-Ager Geb life Sentence For Slaying ' Los Ange!cs-(40-A teen - aged Killer was sentenced Â«o life im-- pnsonment yesterday after the widow of a policeman he shot pleaded against the death penalty. Michael Median, a young transient from Denver, admitted the fatal shooting of Police Sgt. Mar- ' vin W. Haney. 31, in a gun duel afl ,7 a bt "PÂ»ry n February. Mrs. Elaine Hancy asked that Median's life be spared. Meehan had pleaded guiltv to ' Men Bark From Japan San Franci5co-(/P)-The Navy transport Gen. H. W. Butler ar- Â·' rived Wednesday from Japan with 1,633 Air Force personnel, 234 Navy and 201 Army men. Also aboard were 23- Japanese w a r ' brirlrs. a kind of babe I ' 3on mon since he came ! lcrmintlr l ' U p C Â° ' iss.-HPl-Twenty - six "i"TM" TM cre ""spilalized and 74 others affected yesterday as car' 3on mon Â°xide gas from an unrie- t n P f . loor of a big garment factorv ncre - here. He's issued a number of j statements which sot him head- ! lines but could hardly improve j his investigatory technique: he's quarreled with members of C o n - . ijress who denounced and invest!- j Hospital physicians have reported rated h i m ; and a f l e r two months that Clifford Jewell, who is to be on the job he had a staff of only tried here Monday on a charge of Faces Arson Trial M o u n t a i n Home. Ark.-(/P)-state 10 lawyers, nlns some other holn, and had investigated exactly no-' bodv. .* Morris seemed to t h i n k lie had Â·m answer to w h a t hit h i m , al- hough it's d o u b t f u l he has the right one: He said McGrath hired ilm in the belief be was n soft- lOuch and would never really investigate anyone. DoÂ»sn't Jihr This hardly jibes with (be administration's attemot to hire, be- ' 'ore 'Morris agreed to take the ! iob. men who could hardly be described as anybody's soft-touches,', men like the late Robert Patter- ! son, former secretary of w a r ; ! Montana's former Sen. Burton K. ' . arson, is sane. Jewell is accused of setting fire to Uncle Tom's Cabins on Lake Norfork March 3. Not white, not wheat, not rye. but a flavor blend of all three-- Jungc's Roman Meal Bread. 11-19-tf CALL M. P.* Don't Tax Fuel Budgets Taxes tighten your budget? Insulation saves on fuel costs -- puts extra dollars in your pocket. Cail now. Phone 59 Â·M.P.- Masitr Plumber the man wllh the answer Ask About Our Budget Buying Plan UGGAN'r* PLUMBING (0.5 9 East Mountcln D WHO FIXES RADIOS? We've Been Serving YON 20 Years SMITH RADIO SHOP A T A U C T I O N Saturday, April 5 SPECIAL CONSIGNMENT 25 Head Extra Good Black Angus Cows All Heavy Springers 50 Head Hereford Heifers, 1 and 2 years old. 55 Head Black Heifers and Calves. These cows can be seen Friday or the Barn. The above consignment is in addition to our regular sale Bring your livestock to our tales where you are assured top prices and honest weights at all times HILTON BROS. SALES BARN HIGHWAY 71 NORTH RHONE 1770 Tonite Saturday 7:15-9:17 WELL! WELL! WELL! Here's on* you have been waiting for Rides ^Playground for the Kiddies ^Miniature Golf Course *Monk.y Village Brlni thÂ« KlddlM and com* out Mirlf -- HIM fun Ixtait thÂ« iho* Monkey iVIlo Drive-l* Thtatra Naples-f/I'l-This slrategie p o r t city which has been host to foreign armies s i n c e the day., of the Roman wars Is t a k i n g some 2,000 new Americans ':i stride. They're here--Amy, Navy, Marines and Air Force--a- part of the NATO Southern Europe Command center. Nearly 1,000 more, Including French and British military personnel, soon will join them. Naples takes to t h e m w i t h a good-natured^ indifference. It's seen Americans before, d u r i n g the war. Almost every Neapolitan family has some relative living in America, anyway. Hents have sky-rocketed. That done." doesn't affect the average Nea- The polltan family. The city :as a one and a half million population, but they live In everything frn-.i raves In the hills to crowded tenement sections. The kind of apartments here--plu.'! a good share of her most famous seafoods and best Icved pastas. Streets are uttered, and generally under repair t h a t takes as long rs the employment possibilities can he dragged out. Traffic gets along as it can--(he Neapolitan uses the streets for strolling, g:.mes, or trade bazaars. "We're adjusting to II," a higher officer said. "We have to." "After all," he explained, "it's 'heir city. They aren't going to change just because we're here We have to change lo adapt to Ihe conditions. We have lo if we want harmony and to get our job t h e American officers a n d t h e i r f.imilles are taking are few, and the higher prices do not extend on down the line. Tixis eost more lhan In Rome, but they always did :n this city where unemployment Is at one of the highest levels In Italy. The public long ago learned to stretch Ihe mÂ«rÂ«ln of profit as far as It will 10. They call the city Napoll, mid ipeÂ»k what they fondly term "Ihe JfÂ»nolllÂ«n lanntiage, not the mere tullan rtlnlert." Molt of Italy's folk musli- Is born Neapolitan doesn't reallv t h i n k his toes are being stepped on by the overseas newcomers and their families. For one thing, they bring In a lot of dollars to a city of many Jobless. They bring in American goods, all the way from cigarettes to washing machines, which liven Ihe city's always t h r i v i n g black market. The cigarettes rlonc Just about make It worth while. The Neapolitan likes to look at now-quiet Vesuvius, towering over the hay, md comment wryly: "No wonder he's quit smoking. Can't stand t a l i a n cigarettes!" Resides, Neapolitans s i y they 'Ind the American "friendly and iiimnn." They like Ihit in this city of fsry pace iind nf. ttreat tendency to worry, LAST 2 DAYS 1:30 Â· 3:30 - 5:30 - 7:35 - 9:3! Â· CONTINUOUS SHOWING FROM 1:00 P.M. 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