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* Ml mSTCONCMN W THIS NIWSMPH atttfox Hrfeansas Associated fnn Uawd Win M, King and NEA F«aturtt VOtUME 90, NUMBER 221 ARKANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIl 10, 1*52 It's Not All Quiet On The Korean Front fh P ll' «TM~ arin h-. in the 1°TM^TM* ' dives I°" r covor of his'bunker'as , Communist 82 millimeter mortar shell scores a hit on a ridge in Eastern Korea. Edward A. McDade, Navy combat photographer took ws dispatches sa " Telephone Service In Three Arkansas Cities Disrupted Pickets Appear At Fort Smith AndVanBuren Workers Idle In Pine Bluff; More Areas Threatened (By The Associated Press) Telephone service was hampered in at least three Arkansas cities this morning, with disruption elsewhere threatened for later in .the day. . Striking Western Electric equipment workers established picket lines around Southwestern . Bell ·Company's exchanges at F o r t Smith and Van Buren. Operators left their jobs in recognition of the pickets. All union telephone workers also walked off their jobs ai Fine Bluff although picket lines were with" d r a w n from that exchange Wednesday night. The workers laid the walkout was ;n protest of the presence of supervisory per' tonnel from Little Rock sent to Below Freezing Weother For This Area Seen For Tonight IOCtt rayetterllle s and vidnltr, to partly cloudy with killing treat* tonight. Temperature* from B. to 2«. Tomorro* partly cloudjr with rising tempentum. · llilai^ fall .98. High temperature ye»- tsrday t»; lew 31; neon today 41 Sunrise 5:53; suntet t:H. ',' ma NVI own; Steel Furnaces Heated Mishaps Result In Injuries To Three The Boss Looks Grim Five Injured In Accident; Fine Of $5 Assessed 1 Tv.'o persons were injured in Fa.vetteville automobile accidents yesterday, bringing the count t Ihree for the first three d?ys of t.hi week. .One of the a rcidents ha still not been reported In polire Injured yesterday were Mrs Lcla Lane.v, 30, of Route 6, am Jim Wariord, about 40, of Fayetlc villc. A City Hospital spokesman said neither victim appeared to have been seriously hurt. Warford was struck by an automobile at 7 p. m.. yesterday as le attempted to cross West Moun- lain Street at the corner Mountain and Church. City . po- ice said witnesses reported he appeared confused as he started to Two Autos Damaged In Collision On Highway 68 . H *."^" iwuiuaeu ris r.e fiianea to A Spnnertsle man was arrested j cross the street, turned and walk- is fined following an acciden ed into the path of a car driven Weather observer J. F. Prince* reported this afternoon that weather for this vicinity will be clear to cloudy tonight and tomorrow . b u t . "temperatures-'.will drop toni'grit to 25 or 28 with a killing frost. Tomorrow, temperatures will rise. In Little Rock, subfreezing temperatures--low e n o u g h to damage early strawberries and peaches--were forecast for North^vest Arkansas, and near freezing weather for the remainder of the state. Earl J. Allen, University extension horticulturist, said here -that temperatures of 26 to 28' b a r s Rf!ds anti ex-Reds from en- would damage early berries. He j tei'ing the country, said peaches also were in hlnnm and would be damaged by freezing temperatures, but McCarran Group Finds Laws Can Be Troublesome Washingion-(/P)-The McCarran committee on internal security is trying to bring an cx-Communist | from Europe to testify, but is run- nd fined following ast night in which five person vere injured. None of the victims offered serious injury Roy McNeese. 46, of Springdale river of one of the two passenger ars involved, pleaded guilty in lunicipal Court this morning on charge of failure to yield the jrht-of-way. He was fined nd costs, a lotal of 516.50. The accident occurred at 8:05 m., on Highway 88, one mile est of Sprin.gdale. Troopers L. V. mes and Bill Struehing and :puty Sheriff Leonard Jones in- estigated. The officers sairt L a w r e n c e rtripe, 20. accompanied by a other, Leslie, 17, both of Spr'ing- le Route 1, were driving cast on . ghway 68 when McNeese pulled nut. of a side road into their path. Total damage In the two cars was estimated at $DOO. McNeese and his wife, Mrs. May McNeese, 47, and Mrs. McNeese's brother, Fred Suedmicr, 35. of Camp Crowder, Mo., were taken to County Hospital where they were released after emergency treatment. Lawrence and Leslie Artripe werevtreated for minor injuries by a Springdale physician. Only One Casually As Quake Hits Southwest by John.F. Donaldson, Jr., JB, of Fayetteville. Donaldson was not held. The injured man was taken to City Hospital where X-rr.y examination failed to show any broken bones. He was released later in the evening. Mrs. Laney'-.vas hurt shortly before noon yesterday in a collision at the intersection of South school and Rock Streets. City police said she was driving south on School when James M. Vining. 28, of 399 Ida Street, drove into School from Rock in front of her fur. Both automobiles were badly damaged, vining escaped injury, but Mrs suffered shock and bruises mained in the hospital io- The week's first accident involving personal injury occurred Monday on East. Maple when a child was struck and injured by automobile. Police- said they Secretary 'of Commerce'charles Saw a government jeiiure «rf». ui i ---.--I-:-·----"·" ""."ci nuius n arnvernment tenure nrdcr which made him czar of the steel Industry upon orders of Prurient Truman. He listens to the president tali, on the radjl-j alk which v/as answered last night by the steel industry After ignmg the seizure order, he lold the steel companies to fl« the American flag over their mills and to.resume the production of "steel, lave received no report of the ac- ·ident. 12 Air FWM Men Art Killed In Plane Crash Camp Edwards, Mass.-OPi-An unexpecled cloud formation was Warned today for the collision of I j ,. two Air Force planes traveling a t ! a dJ m 'nicri. That was all. To- Ministers Of Several Churches To Take Part in Union Services At First ChrbHin Truce Talks Over In Six Minute Period Munsan, Korea-f/fVFor the fifth straight day truce netotls- 4 j I,~"'···" ·"'* "*** "i'^»iiiij "i me ui'in* tors made no move toward ending I mun'dn service according to prac- the fighting In Korea. They met | lice in t h e pasl-.'The host church ' Union Maur.dy Thursday serv- Ices of communion will be held in the First Christian Church this evening fit 7:30 o'clock. The service Is sponsored by the Central Presbyterian, Central Methodjjt. First Presbyterian,' .First Churejjrf iftf. ·and Wlifinir'Mrm churches,- · . . . . ·Minis-ten, .of these churches will ' the opening of the com ring into difficulties. The reason: The McCarran act Oklahoma City-W)-A survey fruit crops would Pine Bluff to train substitute workers. Picketing st other cities was promised by Jack Brashear, CIO- CWA vice president for Arkansas. He declined to name the cities. At Little Hock E. N. McCall, · Southwestern B e l l Telephone Company's district manager, said "everything is normal" and there was no picketing elsewhere in Ar- · kansas. Service Resumed The picket lines yesterday pulled telephone operators and clerical workers out of exchanges in Little Rock, Conway, Hot Springs and Pine Bluff for brief intervals. But other hurl. It wasn't cr-rlain whether temperatures in the slate's other peach and berry growing sections would.' be low enough to damage the crop. Morris Testifies At Committee Hearing Washinglon-m-Ncwbold Morn's told Hnuse investigators today he "heard" that many cabinet members were prepared to quit rather than answer his questionnaire on personal incomes. "I think," he said, "this was responsible for changing the president's enthusiasm for my mission." Morris, New York attorney and politician, testified before a House Judiciary subcommittee which is investigating the Justice Department. He appeared just one week after he was dismissed abruptly as a Senator Ferguson (R-Mich), a member of the senatorial subcommittee told'reporters about it. not be i and remarked ruefully: more than 500 miles an hour over ..... ...... ----- .. Ca P e c "'l. 'Twelve Air Force men of earthquake damage the day ! were killed. after the ground rumblpd show's j A c -7 out of Stewart Air Force Base, N'ewburgh, N. Y., carrying '" m en yesterday collided with an F ~ 9 ^ fighter carrying two men ' Both planes were on training i "You sometimes gel caught on j wa your own shoehorn." Oklahoma, the center of the riis- turbance, had only one casualty. Mrs. Delia Scshaw, 74, of Tulsa was cut and bruised by falling plaster at her homo. Otherwise, the damage seems confined In occasional cracked falling bricks, sagging U.K. Airmen Continue Strikes At Rail Lines Seoul, Korea-(yP)-Allied Infantrymen basked in warm spring sunshine today as U.N. aircraft hammered Red supply lines and installations in North Korea. Ac- lion along the battlefront continued light. Allied planes hit rail lines -and supply dumps. boards, and mental strain. The quake was termed by seismologists ss "moderately strong." It was felt in portions of six states. Paragould Utility Rate Hike Approved flights. Mexico Phone Workers Will Return Fo Jobs Mexico City-m-Mcxico's telephone workers agreed today to go back to work for 12W per cent wage increases. The agreement came after a 10-day strike marked by government seizure of the com- Paragould, Ark.-(/P)-The Para- P""y and (he employment of strike lUlri C i l v Council hac anrvr/M'ftfJ n brpalrPre riv tK*» n n . i » « _ _ _ i _ j gould City Council has approved a request of the Missouri Utilities Company to increase its rates here 10 per cent and has voted for a similar increase for the municipal light and power system. breakers by the government administration. The government said it would t u r n the telephone system hack tn the company, owned by U. S. and Swedish capital, at once. day's session lasted si* minutes. That brought the grand tglal for five meetings this week to 30 minutes and 30 seconds. British Influence On Policy To Be Studied Washinglon-Wj-A House Foreign Affairs subcommittee today called for a review of British influence nn American foreign policy.! to determine if It "has caused the loss of valuable allies in Europe and the Far East." This demand was part of a new "get lough" program for foreign aid which the three-member subcommittee outlined ir, a special report on several European.cou:i- tries and discussed In a news conference. Members src Representatives 7-ablockl (D-Wis), chairman; will serve communion -In Its customary manner. Two eiders of the Christian Church, E. A. Cowan and H. C, Palmer, v/ill preside at the communion table and the deacons of the (hurch will serve the congregation. The public Is invited to the service of remembrance, com- , DIe , o memortlng the Last Supper of no . (h . Christ with HI. rfi.,ini.V n-n o '«ie Christ with His disciple's] Preschool children vlll be cared for in the church nursery. "Polifkal DeaH Charge Leveled By Industry i^ President Trumon TT Declines Comment It On Bitter Attack . Washington-Wi-Prwident Truman declined comment today on a stesl industry charge that he fi-ized the steel mills in ."a corrupt political deal" with the CIO. Truman, target of an angry denunciation by Clarence B. Randall, president of Inlim'. Steel Company, said only that he hope* a labor-management agreement may yet be worked out, CIO President Philip Murray, however, denounced Randall's statement as a "malicious a n d deliberate lie . . . an Insult t6 President Truman and me." '..". Truman said he wouldn't Interfere with negotiations for settlement and that he wants an agreement that will return the milli to private hands through the .process of collective bargaining. Murray Issued hit statement shortly before entering today's re* newed contract negotiations. He said of the steel executive's nation-wide radio and TV broadcait last night: ' . ' . . . ' . . ,; "The complete answer (o Mr. Randall's'entire statement i« that he Is a prevaricator of the ItiweaT ype." ' . ' · . ' ; v In«UMry,rr*4nai.. . ' ' P The Industry is vigorously pr»-' testing its seliure by the government. Even while heating up iti- cooled furnace* for full-Mile prof ductlon, it prepared for e bitter court battle to overthrow, if po»: slbie,.the seizure action TruniMr took. . ...-.-.'.a.. :-·'· Tfc*. induttrjrV Writ, Itgal ch«(« lenie, to get » temporary injuniri lion ag»in»t seiiure, -.-wai dliralawji het»Vyeatiird*/ '^'.Jrederal-' JudS: Alexander HOltiofr, 'who Mid W warn't nuTnt; on tie kf»lity o*V Tnunth't »tiiu« order, but found, the companies had not proved thi aekure .caused them 'irreparably damage" that called for an. in-' junction at this stage. Steel's Hsndall declared that the V'a/te Stabilization Board waa one of the principals in what he called the "corrupt political act," with ts recommendations for pay increases and other'benefit* agree- ible to the CIO Steelworkers but' Kelly NH). (D-NY) and Merrow (R- South Dakota Flood Situation Worsens, Other Areas Threatened normal service was resumed last I government ccirruption hunter by night when the pickets were with- I Attorney General J. Howard Mc- drawn, I Grath. Three hours later President Truman announced McGrath's ouster. The pickets are not striking egainst B e l l . But the Western · Electric strikers and Bell employes ire members of the same union- do Communication Workers of America. Western Electric is an equipment subsidiary of Bell. . U. S. Soldiers Help In Earthquake Relief Fund Sapporo, .lapan -(/P)- The U. S. · Tint Cavalry Division has donated Ibout $2,800 (o aid in the relief of victims of thc Hokkaido earthquake last March 4. Poultry Market -- The poultr; market today as reported by the University of Arkansas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy and Poultry Market Nowj Service of the U. S, Department of Agriculture. ' Northwest Arkansas market Iteady, demand fair tn fiood, offerings lighter today, hut fully Ifiequite for the demand. Prices "P«ld f. o. b. farm, up to 2 p. m., krolleri and fryers all weights 25 tents Ib, Humphrey Says Kelauver Definitely Pace-Setter Washington -OP}- Senator Humphrey (D-Minn) said today that other contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination "soon may fine) il impossible to overtake" Bates Kefauvcr. Humphrey called the Tennessee senator "definitely thc pace-setter I n ' t h e race at this stage," and added, "It becomes more dubious all thc time whether he can be' stopped--and I certainly want to stop him." Humphrey said he still hasn't made up his mind whom he will support at (he Democratic convention, "hut I certainly have the friendliest regard for Estes Ke- fauvcr." ' Easter Holidays At U. A. Starts Today Easter holidays at the University br«an this afternoon, Classes will resume Tuc,;day morning. Pierre, S. D.-m-Strecf! of this capital city of 5,700 inhabitants resembled dirty canals today as flood waters of the Missouri Hivcr surged slowly but steadily upward. The "Big Muddy" spilled onto about 100 blocks of Pierre and all of Fort Pierre, a town of about 700 persons across the river. Red Cross officials cslimated about 1,600 persons were homeless. It was Pierre's worst flood in 71 years. A crest of 25 feet was expected some time today. The Missouri stood at 23.6 feet at 9 last night and (he swirling water was climbing at a rate of half a foot an hour. Flood stage here is 15 feet. Army engineers issued flood warnings for downstream cities along the rampaging stream. The crest was expected tn hit Sioux i City, Iowa, Monday or Tuesday. '· and swirl Into Omaha, Neb, A p r i l ' 17-1R. n'i Mn 'or Ralph Henderson of n l | Sioux City proclaimed an emergency calling for evacuation of 200 homes, the stockyards and a packing plant on Friday. National Guardsmen were mobilized for the emergency. The Weather Bureau at Omaha forecast a crest two feet above Die 26.fi-foot levees erected to protect that city and neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa. Water was up tr three feel deep in the Pierre business section. Basement walls and foundations of two business places caved in. Army "ducks" and Coast Guard IHt OUMVB A West Fork soldier who has been a prisoner of the Communists in Korea and China for 10 months has written his mother asking her to inform another West Fork family that their son--Bob McCorkle, of West Fork Route 2--Is also a prisoner and is In good health and receiving good care. Cpl. 'Robert Smith wrote his mother, Mrs. Alice V. Britt, that he saw McCorkle and that both are prisoners in Peking, China. Mrs. Brltt was unable to locate McCorkle's family, so she asked the TIMES to try to inform ihcm. Government Buying Of Pork Is Ordered Truman was pressed today to say whether he would order the' Wage Board recommendations into effect. He replied he would crosi that bridge when he «ot to it, but' that he wants the negotiations tec- be successful and he thinks they- Truman defended recommend*-' · tions of the Wage Board. He said the board did not ttep out of it» prerogatives when it made it*; recommendations, which included one tor a union shop, under which' all employes would have to-ioin the union. 'Randall used the term-."dose? shop." This is an . trrangemeii under which no one but unlo members may be hired; the unio shop permit* hiring of non-unioi Uits but they must join up will In a stipulated time. Net a NegetUler Truman was asked for retctiou" to this statement Handall madtf about him: I "He was purporting to tell (hi facts, yet he withheld from the public one significant fact: he made no mention of the closed shop. He dealt with money buf omitted principle." Truman replied he was not a negotiator, that the whole disagreement was a matter for collective bargaining and that he wanted the parties to reach an agreement. .; In a new legal maneuver today, the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation filed suit in Diitriet r to fire their home, and see rVfu on Wghel' ground A ' m Missouri Itiver forced other hund?eds from their homes boats hauled stocks from flooded stores and evacuated residents of flood-swept homes. A Coast Guard helicopter freed Isolated ranchers. Kerosene lamps hurnert In Fort Pierre last nlsht because tand. bags around the power plant gave way and the generators were knocked out, Pierre officials sent out « mil for more volunteers lo help In sandbagging Pierre's municipal power plant. Crews labored throughout the night to protect It. Drinking water w»s another problem. Three of the four Pierre pumping station! already were ·»t. City engineera suld the fourth pump would have H be turned nff "·· - U ° 0 pmon8 wcrp forr( " 1 P '" rC ' S ' D " thc " wolll!n the flood wnler. Thc Daily Capital Journal suspended publication for thc duration of (he flood, Motors were removed from printing machinery *« water poured Into the building. The Associated Press, housed In the newspaper plant, moved Into temporary quarters In the tele- ' "i" hulldinj In uptown Pierre, Washington - (/P) - Secretary of Agriculture Brannan bowed to a congressional recommendation today nnd ordered government buy- p day. the president was without any constitutional right lo ord«f seizure. . . . . ·; ' Randall, In his speech, said thir- seizure "discharges 'a political, debt to the CIO and that Murray. 1 , now "gives Harry 8. Trurhan · receipt marked -paid hi full."' %· any can now .threatens the couiw- try'a safety for-lack of.iteel, b* said, "that man's came is Phil Murray," . . . . . , . Democratic Commirttf In Benton County M««ft Bemonvllle-Specia1)-Tn« *te" ton County OenwcnM - - CommittMwMteMMI smoked pork and up to 500.000 :ase.x of eggs for use next fall by the government-sponsored nonprofit school lunch program. Moscow Stops German Trade With Greece Berlin-WVMoscow has ordered Kast Germany to stop all trade with Greece In reprisal for the flrrek crackdown nn a Communist underground, Informed Soviet Zone sources reported today. Tht WMtlltr- Arkansas--Partly cloudy »nd colder thli afternoon and tonight with lows from J« to 32 northwest and extern* north to 9] to 3« elsewhere;' tittered tratj tomorrow, fair and coot I tavt oeeumd In «·

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