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.;««'· '«A PAGES TODAY Read by over 25,000 Doily TAe Public Interest!* The First Concern Of T/i/s Newspaper ioou wwcAfr-- r«r«it«vii!e «n t.niy clou*? torufht taa Conumnd ,,*·'««. Hl»(l t r«ttrI«y ««; low «; KMn Sunrlj, J;20; lunwl Mfc . iw* M ' VOLUME 90, NUMBER 244 Associated Prtti LMMd Wire FAVETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 7, 1952 AP, King and NEA fnolurei nuci fivi Locations Of Traffic Signal Lights? Russell Beats Kefauver Murder Case Is Wound Hudson's Son Is Witness At Trial Closing Arguments Under Way During Early Afternoon The trial of KicharU "Dick" Hudson, 54. Fayetteville, on a charge of first degree murder was to go to the jury th'is afternoon at the end of closing arguments b;/ slate and defense attorneys. The jury, nine, men and three women, has spent almost tv.-o days hearing evidence in lhe case. Hudson, a liquor dealer, is charged i in the f a t a l shooting; last Novcm- Northwest Arkansas Couple Revives Silver Star In Behalf Cf Hero Son Killed Fighting Reds In Korea This is where the city government--and many residents--would like to install traffic lights on. the new Highway 71 cut-off. Leading into the new highway at the upper left is Block Street, which jogs to the i h 17 , , . .. . .west and uuiitinues south on the street at right. Plans--which the state Highway Department is attempt- i u.| 6 m ,£ -5 ' Ing to squelch--call for synchronized lights where Bock enters' the highway from the north and where | ,, w ,, "','. ., it leaves on the south. These lights would !u design?d to allow traffic entering from thq north to angle . nans, l a i a t i y wounded as across the new pavement and continue south on Bloc';. Pedestrians could also lake advantage of the lights |-; nc prepared to enter her car at to cross. The Highway Department has turned thumbi'down on any lights at all. (Puska T1ME3FOTO) '., /J 0 "; 5 . , n on Highway il North, died a few minutes later m Washington County Hospital. The To Be Speaker Armistice Proposal Final U.S. Ready To * Discuss Details If Reds Desire shooting, v.'hlch the defense argues * But Package Deal Offered Declared "Fair" Settlement Washington - (/R - United States officials. described as. "fair" and as "final" today the package pro- j · posal for an armistice made to the Communists in Korea. Deputy Secretary of Defense .William C. Foster called it final, saying it has the approval of the United Nations Allies and that there will he no further concessions. But in talking to reporters. Foster said this firm stand is not an "ultimatum." While the United siders the offer fina Pickers Needed In This Area 43 Families In Labor Camp There are only 43 families In the labor camp now, compared to 74 families a t i a t the victim. The the same time last year, .Ralph' Carter, manager of the Employ- was accidental, climaxed a quairel. I Defense lawyers Rex Perkins j and Jeff Duty have contended that j Hudson's pistol went off accident- I ally--and they produced evidence to support this contention. The state contends the shot was fired deliberately. HucTson was standing inside a scr:ened porch when the shot was firca, and the location of the bullet hole in the screen indicates the pistol--a .38 | J lbn H. Eaves.jGfntr.y. Ark., Sat- caliher Colt revolver--was from waist high. Prosecutor Ted G uty Prosecutor Pel fired ""lay received the Silver Star for his son, Cpl. Bobby W. Eaves, 18, 'OHSCV and Dep- ' wno was killed in action in Korea, ler \Esles have on Orlnl "' :1 ' I?, lsr1 - The nation's sought tnTprove that (he shot was I lhird hi£he f t military decoration 1 ..... - ....... J '- ""·' '-"--· ' guishcd himself by courageous action near Kseys-ri, Korea. His company was.. attacking strongly M Voles 1 Toft Scores Victory -« In Ohio Balloting, " Now Leads General-;~ (By The Associate* Ohio voters pushtd Senator! Robert Taft -:ntl Estes Kefauvjf into lhe lead today In the prtouiy fklrmishinj for delegates to th* republican .and Dqwoc^atic iia-. tiona! conventions, /·".''; : .'' Tennessee's Kefauver had : to b¥ ' content,. however, with an eveil .".plll in the two.big prlrtiry ten» teats .yesterday. Kis unbroken." r.lrtng of victories was snapfl i:i Florida, where the SoutH's lav virile\. Sen. Richard Rusle^: o- Georgia, won a close popularity- i test. . ··· ... Taft scored a clean s*eep in h f s home state, adding 56 dele-gales to his total «nd raovinjt ahead of Gen. Dwljht El;enhower in the see-saw struggle tor Itepub\ lican convention delegates, ' Bucking the Democratic organization In Ohio, KeUuve'r won;ljf' delegate races and was ahead' in nine others, giving him i possible final total 6f 27, one-half .of : th» state's convention delegation.. · ';;-.. The Tcnncsseean entered only a; partial elate against · fivorlte ten' 7 candidate, former Sen. -Fobert flulklcy, who defeated Kefatiyer In one delegate battle snd v« rua- ntnf I'licBS in four others. .1 Tho Ohio victory riioved If*?; forces concentrated i uver Inlo first place amc-ei- Ihcir fir? on. him, thus giving hi*! I Democratic candidates ahead o f ' cornratlcn the opportunity to in- neuviT into strategic positions reinforced enemy positions. Cor- I from which Ihcy directed dratily poral Haves, squad leader, and his fire on the enemy emplacement men lel the assault bul, as" they at Springdale \ lircd deliberately and was aimed j was presented to t h e ' father by | appvnachtd the .top nf. a ridge. He paved the way for the ,'ap- 74 families at: at the victim. The defense con- ! Ma] - Gcn ' Davicl f- «"""«. com- they wert pinned down by enemy t u i c of the objective, and In pei- tends the pistol bullet ricocheted I manrimg general of the Fifth | mac.nme jun fire. Corporal-Eaves | forming his valiant act, 'he ,wa« and destroyed it." from a parked automobile before. for the harvest of strawberries in Northwest Arkansas, which is getting undcft way and will be at a peak by the middle or last of next week. Carter said picking probably will start by Friday or Saturday The Verv Rev. Jamas J. McLarin carncst ' and t h a l some bcrrics mcnt Security office here said to-1 striking her. day. He declared this indicates a j g ,,, i,. Define Wit!iM«. ·, - .... considerable shnrtaRc of"-pickers! £ £~, ; vitn(!5 ,:' for ' lhe dc f cn 'j c Armored Division. Mrs. Raves accompanied' her hutband to Camp Chaffcc, 'The-;ltallon .rend in'.part::- -- move.' forward and ' completely expo i ;ttl 'nimself to the enemy in order .to utlract their, attention '' ' " · mm tally wounded. Ccneral Buffncr IB shown aboy? the award to Mr. and West Memphis Woman ney. educator, author, and preacher for the Catholic Hour on NBC, \vill deliver the baccalaureate address at the University June 6. lie is prior and pastor and- also pro- Spates con- | £cssor of fundamental theology at i ' ,! I. sn ' i the Dominican House of Philoso- . IMs "perfectly willing to discuss h s( Joseph . s Priorv Somcr . with the ftcds the details. ' v ' s hv | set Ohio -Foster was asked what the alternatives would he if the Com-] munists rejected the proposals. He | replied that a "number of alterna- ! tives are available," but that t h e ! * fLIai fiS "courre of event.* would affect j'AS IflBClf Ul have been shipped already. Some processing of berries by plants in! this area already has started; also, Carter said, althouRh berries for this purpose have been shipped in so far. Local berries will be available soon, he indicated. The Central Market in Springdale reported several hundred crates of berries were expected there today. in yesterday afternoon's proceedings was Billy Hudson, 1C. son.of I udson and the dead v/oman. The i youth, who testified he returned \un\-j U|L A _ ii'i n.. *__ home for lunch and found his fa- i IUIICQ HRCfl till BY UN Ihrr and mother- quarreling, repeatedly testified under questioning that he v.-as watchin- the rc- I volv^r in his father's hand- at the time of the shot and could see t h a t the pistol discharged accidentally. The hiph school frcshrmn said his father was lowering the hanr ircr of the cocked revolver with both .thumbs \vhen- the weapon slipped in his jrrasp and went o f f . Hudson took the stand briefly Little Rock-W)-The death of a West Memphis matron yesterday boosted Arkansas' viqlcnt dealh toll for the week lo five. Mrs. Amy Lee Bains, 48. West Memphis resident, was killed yesterday when she: was struck by ;i car in front of her home. Critlen- den County Deputy Sheriff Not Sympathetic ISrain Trawaclion Whicli With The Police fojf Keaviiy Reported Champaiun, I I I . - I/Pi - Police, I Washington - W - Thj General lipped iri advance, broke up plans : Accounting of some 300 students at the Uni- ' Office · rcporied 'o ' the Commodl- ; .. .. ..,. . , . ,. Credit Corporation paid one I TM' s ' | '.'.- "f ^Il'inois from raiding a , , lm Bb ' ou[ ,,, f ' m( , ,, nu ^ nd more Kills' dormitory. j t h a n nocewary for four to six mll- But the cirls Indicated they \ 'inn hushrls of whost-- cram the dealer didn't oven have »n hand. 'itten- i didn'l like the police interference. I How- i Witnesses said (hey jeered at the Cherry Says McMafh Is Through As Governor this morning in his own defense,' testifying as to where and how he of L tlc Rock struck her. He said was standing when the fatal shot Sm ' th was charged with involun- ard Besett said Mrs. Bains -was j police trying to protect them from standing beside her mailbox when ! the men students. -Fiv'a ntudcnts a car driven by Garland L, Smith were held for questioning. i was fired. His testimony as to the tary manslaughter. · Motive for tho raid on the women's Lincoln Avenue residence hall was not determined by police. exact spot which he was standins ] Mrs. Bains was the wife nf Sam The men were mostly from inde- :onllicted slightly with earlier | Bains, West Memphis attorney,) pendent men's residence halls, testimony by state witnesses. ! former state representative f r o m : Several other witnesses were ' Jackson County nnd former Third , which ones would be used."" · He was asked if a naval Mock- ! Washinpton-MVManly Flcisch- ade of the China Coast was TM e ; TM ^,^15 "^^L",'/ 0 'TM"! i Joncsboro, Ark-UFV Chancellor 1 heard "i'ate" yesterday and t h i s ] district prosecuting attorney. alternative. Foster assured t h a t , £°^° n ^"jf a '° min-tcd i Francis Cherry, a candidate . fbr | morning, including H u d s on's j naval blockades of course, have ; ^-^ H Fow]er (0 5Ucceed n j ' t h e Democratic gubernatorial i daughter, Regina Hudson. 12. 'Fowler, who is now ariministra-1 nomination, today predicted that| Earlier testimony, including t h a t .tor of the National' Production | Governor McMath won't be re- j of Mrs. Josie Reed--who went to i Authority vviil continue to hold! elcctci . I Hudson's home with his former .that post while serving as DPA Speaking before a breakfast j w ife- indicated that Mrs. Reed ' i been discussed." He said, in reply tn another question, that proposals for attacking the Chinese mainland have been "one of many things discussed at various levels," but there has been "no final decision of what can be done.V. serving as chief. Fleischmann at one time | held both jobs. I In his resignation, which the : president accepted effective May gathering in his honor, Cherry | W P n t to Hudson's home and touchsaid: 'ed off a quarrel which was cli- "After visiting 63 counties in j nlaxe( j when she slapped Hudson Arkansas this past six months,, a n r j ne knocked her to the floor. House Committee'(uis i Foreign Aid Measure Tafl Seen Winning An Edge In The Wesi is 1940 transaction with Car- Inr,, Minneapolis crain den!- Averel! Harriman, mutual itcurf- ty administrator, who bid beta the front runner in dtltfaii strength, according-to in laled Press survey of tit pledged, Instructed, favorable wjJJ« ing to state i five ballot pref*r« cnce, or conceded by candidatiii* Before Ohio, Htrrlmin had' 08H votes, Kefauver 01 H.' ntihcr Drive MRimr Florida delegates were net chosen y'sterday. Another .primary J ii set in;that state for Mi;*'!-"; with, both liussell and Kefauver expect-. cd lo put on another campaifiL" Russell- gained rr.ost ..of his strength In the farm.areas; whiia. Kefauver ran strongly in the cititl, The Georgia senator moved ahead shortly after midnight and .continued to widen bis margin, which was' running about -23,000 votes ahead of Kefauver. . ' : .. - In the Ohio Republican' not, · Taft was opposed, in 47 -delegat* "on'csts by former Gov. Harold Stamen, of Minnesota and in R i l l , . _ erp, "dissipated" between half 3 by candidates announ ing for million and one million dollars, |enhpwer. There wss no.popujir. the report said, ivote contest and write-ins jvere not It accused tho CCC of unnrces- sarily- purchasing the wheat at prevailing high cash market prices when it fiuid have been "more prepared by W. L. Ellis, chief of invcsti^nlions for the GAO. T^lic Senate Acrirulluro Committee is invcstlcatinfi the care. permitted. To Tush CaiRpalm In Washington, Senator Russet!, hailing his triumph 'in the presi- Earlier. Secretary of State I 31, Fleitchmann told Truman the i t n c r e is one thin S t h a t r am sure ! Mrs. Reed snid Mrs. Walls rc- .Acheson had discussed the pro- ! posab brie-fly at a news conference. Allowing direct quotation, he said: "It Is plain, in my judgment, that the proposals made by Gen. eral Hidgway are f a i r and reasonable proposals and that anyone fniinlu If who wished to brine about a truce AvUlll j I) in Korea would accept thos proposals. The (Proposal's wr-ic made with* the complete support of the government of the United Stat-?;,." Acheson spoke out at a news conference after secret sessions between U. N. and Red negotiators at Panmunjoni wound up in a disagreement, cnstinc doubt over the whojo f u t u r e of the negotiations. The development could he followed quickly by resumption of active fighting, or even a major Communist offensive, hut o f f i c i a l s here said they clung to the straws j of hope for settlement. j Poulfry Market -- The poultrj market today an reported by the University of Arkansas tns'.itute of Selene* nnd Technology rind the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas nren: Market fteady to f i r m ; demand fair t» good; trading lighter today as urnwers holdins for higher prices; prices f. o. b. fnrm to 2 p. m. -broilers imd fryers, all weight*-18-20, mostly H). mobilization program "has now to ;i point where I frel of. The present governor through -- he's not going to i s ' f i i f e d to leave when ordered out bidding to overtake Sen. Robert Washington-i/Pi-The House For-; A. Taft's command over Hepub- cign A f f a i r s Committee started ' lican delegates in the Far West final consideration of the foreign j nut an ll-state Assnriai«l press aid program today after c u l l i n g ! survey indicated today the Ohio t h a n one billion dollars from i senator I? likely to como out of Not Involved Fleetwood, - John! .Ida, sale] tfiday he will "press tfas principles advocated !n -Tiy FiPrl- dj candidacy throughout tion." · . ' '- -','· "The issues are r.ovj rl^ar," the . Geoir.ia Democrat said. "We .prf no'" on the way.'? . ' '";' Fyejell'a.statement r.;nj *he way lor an intsiiaivi nation wide campaign. He is^not entered in any other primary/-. The Georgian, who has the back- justified in asking you to accept j elected t o_ a _t h _fr[ I term." my resignation." $92,000 Surplus In Little Rock-f^P)-The state comptroller's office today reported that Pulaski County, the state's largest, had surplus totaling approximately $5.03,000 at the end of 1951. Greene County's total surplus at year's end was $70,000. The Washington County surplus wns S!)2,0(10. Audit reports said that -ill three counties operated .on a r,i?h basis. Bryant Firm To Close Mill In Russellville Russollville, Ark.-MVThe Bryant Stave and Heading Company will close its mill here, in a b o u t ' two weeks, 7,. R. Thigpcn, produc- j lion manager has announced. A i fire recently forced closing of the, company's other mill near Hector. Thigpen said the Russellville plant was b?ing shut down he- i cause of lack of orders for barrels from distilleries. The two mills employed about 150 persons. b c - o f ' t h e house by'Hudson, and that ""'}* earmarked for Europe. I Western content? for 218 delegate?i So for'30 years'he helped limn Hudson went to his bedroom'and The committee approved a I wilh a slight edge--or no worseilo little odds and end-, that w returned with the revolver. .She ; rediicUon o^$1.01_0,000.00r. oMIli; l h a n _ a draw. _ _ _ · _ I not fastened dov:n. The'drtcnivesj Sen. Estes Kefauver .re- the idea of surreuderina; of the sovereignty o£ this ni- hen the gun went o f t , the bullet A n U - R r d i «rt Firm Vienna. AuMria-i^t-The daily newspaper Supdnstlac .. Klrikinfi Mrs. Watts as shr stood · fjpliatr Postponrrt bcside her automobile about 3 0 , -Washington-i/pi- Senaln debate;reported today (eel away. | on the controversial St. Lawrence CommuniM l l u n g a r i seaway hill har. been postponed 'dc.'tioyed by fires PC Record Crowd Police Chief Testified , . . The defense went lo consid-r- ; and there's no r o r t a i n t y when CONTlNtiF.n ON rAGE six | «.jii he (onritlercd. U have by the Gra/ General Clark Arrives In Tokyo To Take Post ...... . Mark W . C U r k ' l U . VlSllmfl V^ ,' I Marrh underground Whistle Stop Campaigning Againsi Budget Cutters Planned Bv President Truman He-1 Mr. Stalin wanls us to p,o." lie dc-1 off appropriation.- and ] elarrd. "Now let's stop 11. Let's cct slrinjinjt the covernnn ! i n : been T okyo a n l i - - a r r i v e d today to Like over GIMI. i nc e 1 M a t t h e w IJ. Hidgway's posti as! A record crowd of 1,725 farni United Nations and U. S. com-] youths and their leaders turaea manrler in the Far East. : out for the second Youth SttiSy Ridswny will leave Monday to i Day held at the University agri- fiicceerl Gen. Dwisht D. Kiscn-j cultural experiment station today, howor as NATO commander in Kuropo. Washington-f/Pl-Profldent Tru-i "about to ruin the national man', nppro.ichinfi his With b i r t h - ] '' ns » program." day, today'contemplated a f u t u r e ! The president put the "real rs -, our senses hark nnrt_ftop it." of whistle slop c.-impaicnlnR aR.ilnst thote he accused of play- Ing rlRht down Stalin's alley. His (arRets, he says, will he the approprititions-rulters nnd lohhy- ists who have foujtht him since he first Inltl down his 21-point pro- by" : efforts to KC( w o r l d He called, the "renl estate lob-|"nhotit r u i n i n c the national i r.luhhorn and selfish lot and added that "some of them are! fenF Trumnn was nlvrn it standing late lobby" high on his list o f j targets In a sample "whistle stop" speech last night l o a cheering . . , , , , , , dinner crowd of members of the making their living fighting houn-1 ovation when he entered t h e din- National Housing Conference here, I '"*;" In a "give 'em hell" speech reminiscent of his 11)48 election campaign, Truman displayed n vigor, t h a t seemed to belle the fact that he will turn 6R tomorrow. of h a m - , whistle slop campaigning will not' TL ^ i ' i j r\ lent In Us end wllh his support of the Bern-1 I nTCe Children UlO peare by nc'ratic nominee ;or president t h i s - I- f\ r n A t Thpi Waldo, Ark.-M'i'- Three smal dc- - year. "If ve keep our heads," he salrt,! gel n peace ( h u t bringing th-j total attendance tor the two-day event to 2,780. tht boys and girls, all F.F.A., V.H.A.. and 4-H Club members, toured th« experiment station farm «nd Ih* University campus In the moraine, and took part In the Utent numbers of the afternoon'i tn- ''There have been certain thinjx children died of burns today _, fire destroyed their home near, grams. Todays Kroup ing ronm f t i r his exlemporaneouj! Then he went on lo i.,iv "Whe-' hcr1 ' R I M ( Trooper .Ilm Rowel! delegations from Baxter. D*ntM. · " . . . . . . . · · . i . , - _ . I / , i ., , , n . . . . Boone, Conway, Franklin, i/win, Madison, Newton, and Wathhtjin lle repealed n statement of h i s , t a l k lo lhe p u h l i c housing a r l v o - . l h e r I'm In or out of office nnd i '''entitled the dend as Rny West, 1948 campaign t h a t Son. Robert A. | rales. He spoke after Senator j I'll he out next January, 1 am go- i ' our ' Alice Jean West, two, and Tnft of Ohio turned against his; noiuln.i ( l ) - l l l ) nnd Senator To-j ing to carry on Ihis fliilit. I'm go- [narbara Ann, one, i-hiltiren of Mr. . own hill for a long-range housing | hey f R - N I I ) promised lo light f o r ; Ing up and clown this country /si program In the extra session nf . defeat of a House appropriations a p r i v a t e cltijcn and !lve them I h n t year nnd got. the Senate t o j h i l l provision culling Truman's, nil I've go!. I'm coin? to lell t h e ' grnm nf foreign and domestic lec- islatlon In September, 11145. He get-cuttcrf, who he said were! have been (Jghl down tlie alley] Ing program to death" by culling: Trumnn made II clear thai his peace." k i l l It. He accused opponents of program for 7,Vnnn low-rent hoin-' people whn (hat j "trying lo choke the public h n f i s - ' l t i g u n i t s lo .1,000 for n e x t tryl«s lo di t h i n to rovern,nent Is nhtiim world nml Mr »- 1-croy West. -- ' -- * - Tht W««th*r A r k n n r n s -- Clenr tn partly cloudy, and wnrm this afternoon, tonliht tnd lomnmiw. . counties. Thus U Arkinxt ties and one, county In OkUlt«w were represented it th« u*Ml ·!· fair. Next Sundiy She» Huat'l. A««4 t

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