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PAGES TODAY Read by over 25,000 Daily lOCAl FOMCAST-- . vicinity: Partly w.th 'hunrjer»howeri J * t * fef. r « e t f « v i l l e «M rlnudy . . n l f h l nr) tomorrow. cooler Ternfl«r- · ·tir.i fin 2^ houn Huh ye«f«rd»7 19 noon tod.y 7«. lou- In! nllh! Jf BunrHo 3 05 « m., umiel 7:21 p m . The Public Interest Is The Fin* Concern Of This Newipoptr VOLUME 90, NUMBER 261 Auociated Preu Leawd Wire FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS. TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 27, 1952 AP, King and NEA fntum Red Prisoners Said Ready To Come To Terms Colonel Sent To Talk With Men In Camp To Speak Delivery Of Bodies Demanded By U. N.; Soldier Disciplined MICI FIVE CENTS and 14. He is editor-manager of the Pittsburg Headlight and the Pittsburg Sun. ,g Koje Island, Korea-(fl)-T o u g h :~ji Communist prisoners of war in |j|' compound 95--scene of April 10 '· OS rioting--were reported ready t o ' n|' come to terms with Gen. Haydon I '*.$ L. Roatner today. ! ,|' Red leaders of the 6.000 POWs "j; in D5 told the new commander of i.; this United Nations No. 1 prison i : ; : camp they were ready to obey his | ' ; orders. But they asked to m e e t ' L/t with him. i jjl' Informed sources said Boatner j Sj replied that the Reds first must ; ^.' comply v.-ith certain things before i ;j he would talk with them. He sent |. Col. Maurice J. Fitzgerald, former '»': deputy commander of the camp, i ·" to con.'er with the Reds. I Fitzgerald reportedly told the ! -. , ^-,, ,, - Red leaders they would have to /VifTl I PI I fill deliver for burial the bodies of an , "^ ^^WaU ,;· estimated eight PO\\'s kille? in j C D , the riot six weeks ago. Fitzzger- J (tjS [6CIC6 « · aids only comment was that t h e ' J prisoners then made a lot of "wild demands." He did not elaborate. Informed sources said the Reds , asked that all 0.000 prisoners i n ! Hot Springs. Ark.-WiSen. Mc- the compound be permitted to at- j Clellan (D-Ark) said- here today tend the funeral for the slain i t n a t Gen - Matthew B. Bidgway men. Presumably the Reds wanted I hari strengthened "my 1 previously to use the funeral for a propa- | "Passed conviction that the Kor- ganda parade past other enclos- n a n conflict has already' settled ures. . : ~ * ~ ~ ' Boatner's headquarters announced that stiff disciplinary action had been taken against an American soldier who yesterday had walked into one of the compounds in direct disobedience of orders. The soldier's immediate superior Air Service For City Asked In Letter To CAB Brief Accompanies Request Showing Need For Schedules A letter went out today from the | Fayetteville Chamber of Com-1 mere? to the Civil Aeronautirs i Board, Washington, D. C., pointing out the need of this section of j the state for air service. The let- 1 ter was accompanied by a brief j i setting out in detail "just exactly : · what the need for air service in \ Fayetteville is, and to show the ' board that if air service is grant- : ed t j Kayetteville, that it will be : j use din substantial quantities." ] j The brief does not ask that any i particular line or route serve Fay- r.tteville. JIo\vever it is pointed out t h a t the best service for the city would be a l i n e connecting . Tulsa Fayetteville Little Tock and j flight to Pusan. The Eighth A r m y perhaps Memphis. a n d ., l ' lpc : !TM lpH Nations have "The reason, for this is." the ! avolded Southern Korean internal brief points out, "that Fayetteville Reds Cut Beilin Telephone Service Guerrillas lig" Martial Law To Ptisan * T-en * Van Fleet And* Rhee Confer On Situation Pusan, Koroa-iflVGcn. Jamef A. Van Fleet, commander of ihe U. S. Eighth Army, cnmp hcrr frnm Seoul today and went into Conference with President Syngman Rhee on the South Korean executive's declaration of marl hi law. American Embassy o f f i c i a l s . sat in on the meeting. I No word had come out of t h e , conference late today. An Eighth A r m y spokeMV,,,n in ! Seoul said no official comment J would be made on the Van Fleet'; prn- has T great community cf interest u. S. Ambassador John J. Mim- rtteville a terminal f a c i l i t y giving I the residents of Northwest Arkan- j sas air connections to the rest of | the United States." . ,, _... , T , i The brief is accompanied bv a manager of the Pittsburg, Kan., \ i c ^ er f, - - papers, will deliver an address t o ! the Arkansas Press Association I meeting in Fayetteville June 13 . . . with TJttle Rock, and a-connection , cio is in the United States. In his with Tulsa would set up for Fay- absence Van Flee! is the top U. N. and U. S. representative in Korea. .lust before the session began. Memorial Day Program At The National .Cemetery Arranged A Memorial Day program ar- ! a u x i l i a r i e s . This part nf the ranged f. br? held at thr National j gram w i l l include placing nf a G. Cemetery, has hecn announced.; A. R. wreath nnd placing of wreath by a u x i l i a r i e s of ihe American Lesion. A M VETS, Dis- nhled American Veterans, Snan- ish American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Thr program v.-ill include: Salute to the Dead; f l a g raising as the Star Spangled Banner is best as presiding offir-cr. Jnel j played: Ode tn the Flag by ,1 C. Bunch w i l l srtve as a d j u t a n t , ihe P u t n a m ; invocation by Mr. Bur- Rev. James Burris will be chap-; ris ; General Orders No. 11, by lain, nnd Ulys A- Lovetl of Spring- I Bunch: F'anders Field by Mrs. dale will no the speaker of the day. I Everett Smith; Gettysburir Ad- Ceremonies are to gpl u n d e r - d r e s s . Charles L. Davis; address way at 10:3n a. m., w i t h decor- : by I.nvcll, and benediction by Mr. alion of graves by Boy .Scouts and ! Burris. R e t a i l Merchant? Committee mem-; hers of the Chamber of .Commerce \ have voted lo close t h e i r b u s i - l nesses Friday, and Ihe occasion I w i l l he observed as a holiday in · Fayctteville. f I Col. Menry N'cilson will he mar- ' shal of Ihe dav. w i t h Orrin Hen- ' ^U.S. Camp Is Overrun By Raiders Tnnsnae, Korea -i/IV Ahout 30 R u r r r i l h s m n r r n n P SUM]I It.S Army ranv hero Friday, k i l l i n g five Arnerir;m F-ildirn, and a Korean hnus.'hoy. T w o o t h e r Arirnraru were lines Also Are Shut Down Communists Begin Reprisals For Peace Poet Sign : ng ncrlin-f/P.-The Communijts cut telephone communications be- uvc-n E.irt and \Vcst Berlin and 17 Ion? dijlanc» lines between West R-rlin nnd West Germany tnr!,iy. I also was rebuked. Names of the men Involved was not announced. The new conjmandant also or- into a definite stalemate of indefinite duratkm." McClellan told the Arkansas Bankers Association at the opening session of its 62nd annual | Rhee issued a public statement ox- plaining why he proclaimed martial law in Pusan. the temporary capital, anrl 21 counties, in t h r e e southern,most piovinccs. He said his action--"necessary and long overdue"--was forced by increasing guerrilla activities in t h e included in the brief are a map ' "$$£ ^l^^fTM '? p . m 'g nt o' the territory t h a i would he ' comin( , v j o l o n j ^ served by commercial air service "American soldiers have been from the F a y p t t e v i l l e airport; a listing of .'actual information on Fayetteville; af historical b a c k - , ground of the city; a map of Fay- 'l ve u - s - K ° 1(l ' t ' r!: lj f guorri the city of Fayette- · v j l l e asking t h a t the Civil Aero- : nautics Board grant air service to Fayetteville. Resolution Calls For Democratic Committee lo Name Fulbright For President Delegates .The folloiving resolution arlopted by the Washington Coun- , ly Fulhright For President C formed here Saturday. .;. Crocker, president o f t h e organi- : A · T i l l n a t i o n , said today he has received j /IriZOIld Hall considerable mail endorsing the ambushed and killed in the very ! vicinity of Pusan," he said. This . · · . was a referenced the slaying nf j rTM«nm since word of thr organ- j A vo Cluavmma as !.ration went out over the w e c k - ; / T ? P \JWl i/UUlt} , apparently ri'iermn in m e : xiruvDir A ? i. T-. , T-, University College of Business Ad- slaying *f a South Korean army : , V TM BEAS the Democratic Par- ministration; | c a p t a i n , allegedly by a national tv I s l n p Part v of Progress in the A letter from W. J. Thomas o f ! assemblyman, several weeks ago. i Un'tert States of AmerieJ; the par- the Bureau of Business Economics showing to what extent the University would use air service; a letter from Drake Field Manager Raymond J. Ellis; a letter from Joe Covington, University provost; a letter from Dr. Leslie Wright nf the Veterans Hospital; .A letter from the*Fantus Factory convlntion that he had heard the i Locating Service showing that the former Far Eastern cotnman'tier at f u t u r e developments of industry in j a closed meeting of the Senate! Northwest Arkansas hinges on '. p en In Capital Ready To Move Washington-Wl- Representatives Brooks Ha V s . Jim Trimble and . r ATM""-'" friends o f Senator ape been discovered. Arm^d Services Committee ^c«h«or not .Ir^n-ic, i r a n , - m,ni h i,-rf · CHy 4 ° I " Fa y° ttiv " lc : a s h o w i n fi of quote his Ridgway s exact words,] the increased business activity in , serious candidate for the Demo- Arkansas; a showing j cratic presidential nomination. :g power of the area; ! With Governor McMath's re- the gro-'th of agri- r c n t announcement that he fa- omy of the region; '· vo , rF so(nril " f; the Arkansas dele- and the 400 per cent incrcaw in °" ° i n N o r l h w c s t Ar - rtd up .trength Two Are Sentenced Copies To Congressmen j ty under which this nation has ad* i vancod tn first place in world j political leadership, under which Americans enjoy today the high- i est measure of material wealth of I any nation in the world's history, j and under which econonuor.goliti- Fnr Fl l l h r i n h t : r "' a n d e d u c a l i n n al advantages I U F r u i u r l y i l l . a r e better divided among the on' tire citizenship than at any time in history; and i: WHEREAS t h e Democratic they are ready to nomination for the Presidency o f i 9 n d 'he remaining 16 at the Ari- j u m p in behind aiiy move to ad-1 lhe United States should hp tanta- j zona Infirmary. vance the Arkansas senator as a : mount to election to the Presfden- | . - . . _ . » cy itself, therefore calls for the ' selection nf rfh outstandingly able : and experienced leader, a man I w h o s e competence, integrity, | broad vision and capacity for i guiding Ihe nation through the I d i f f i c u l t years t h a t lie ahead will ' Arkansans here figure that if ' e n a b l e the United States of Amer- planneri Red r.iid t-i T M a i n : weapons. The g u e r r i l l a s gil iv.-o I ..In caliber machine guns, 2.000 [ r o u n d s of a m m u n i t i o n and seven rifles. The small American force v. - as stationed in a gravel pit here, about eight miles north of Pusan. The crerrillas. armed vith U.S. rifles, attacked w i t h o u t warning. A Negro soldier said the guer- j riKas killed a sentry, then began ' shooting their American rifles, shouting ajiri throwing grenades.: j apparently at random. j I The survivor said the few c o l - ; diers in t;e ramp jumped to de- j fense posts. He said a red-haired : American manned a machine gun j and that he protected the machine gunner's hark with his c.irbi.ie. ] The soldier said his carbine ! jammed and he was hit. The r?d~ ! haired soldier fired u n t i l killed by I a grenade. The Negro WHS wound- ! ed. and s.ild he pretended he was dead as a guerrilla took off his shoes. Tucson, Ariz.,-(/Pi-Thlrlv girls " ' h .° f'""''"" suffered nny were overcome by smoke early ln . .^sualtie. they carried them hack day when a smoke homb exploded I 1 " " '*? h "' s I* 5 ' l h a n a! " ou r in the basement, of Yavapai H a l l ' 8 " " lh ; » t a r k "«K»n. on the University of Arizona cam- ' ' | R'"'ng was h. pus. Three male students are being held. Shirley Bledsne, a student from Hobart, Okl«., who previously suf- . fered from a lung ailment, h a d ' v.-oumled. and two escaped injury lnri ' ny - K " nl telegraph lines also Survivors s.iid ii was .1 well- "'"'' 5rml d n w n - Teletype conv ·30 Girls At The f i g h t i n g was heard at U.N. hospital for prisoners of war. A Jeepload of Americans . and South Korean police, nummoned by one of the two uninjured survivors, arrived at thr burning camp about t\vo hours later. They St. Mary's Hospital. She was revived by oxygen and pronounced out of danger several hours later. Of the 30 girls overcome, four were treated at St. Mary's hospital, 10 at Tucson Medical Center Graduates Hear A Double Dose between u s t Berlin and West Germany were not affected. It appeared tn be the first blow in the promised Communist reprisals for West Orminv's signing of a peace pact w i t h the Western Allies yesterday. West Berlin, 110 miles inside the Soviet Zone, ftar- ed a renewal of the near-paralyzing Red blockade of 1D48-49 Earlier today the Russiin" border guard* barred Allied mill- only highway l i n k with the west, Ihe l i n - m i l e autobahn to Helm- sledt. The patrols, which aid stranded motorists, had been periodically banned between May 8 and May 17. hut since then had not been troubled. Attack Considered Threat In Paris, the Big Three powen backed up the m-nation Euro- » Communlit attack on Berlin, West Germany or any other part of free Europe a "threat to their own security." The declaration wai coincident with the ceremonial tinning of the "rmy pact and related i»reemer.!» by France, West Germany. Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands' and. Luxembourg!! which, when ratified, win merge their armed force! into a single army of 1,000,000 men --history's first peacetime international forced JL_ The pact is a companion to thr peace treaty flgned at Bonn yesterday by the Three Western powers and the West Gcrma'* Republic. the move! he could pick up additional s u p - j ' ( -' a '° maintain and develop e UN OUMVM Bloomsburg. Pa. - I/Pi - Commencement exercises at Bloomsburg Slate Teachers College were a little longer than had been planned.' Author Salom Rln?k of New British Airliner Down 1,300 Miles Off Course London -//P)- A British airliner ..,.,,.,,, .,,,.,,,,, ,,,,,,» ,,, ,,,.,, , f o r TMtl down 1.300 miles flff course York was the scheduled speaker '' lay hnl P |css '"day at the edge of for the a f f a i r yesierriay. However, i t h c Sanar a Desert while baffled.. his bus was delayed by a flash ''"' °" lci '' 1 « tri( "l '" figure how it flood. ' ; wound up there. Officials of the Bloomshurg Teachers' president, B .r' ll5h Ov . n . rs f: a5 Ainv »ys Corpor- Canadians Proles! Job Of Guarding Prisoners and cost?--totals of $75. At this point K h i l l i n g told the court that f|-j I n ' T i he would not pay the fines. Judge i KlflflWoy ID KSflS 10 ! Flak then sentenced both defend-. ! ants to 30 days in jail. Both said Seoul. Ki.rea-(/P)-Canadian pro-I they would appeal the decision tests regarding the transfer of Ca- j to the Circuit Court. Bond was set nadian troops to riot-torn Koje at $250 each. Iplnnd as guards of Red prisoners · * · of war were answnrorl today by Rlnod On The Fly an Eighth Army spokesman. .1 With U.S. M a r i n e l«t Air Wing, "This army is a United Nations :Korea-',Ti-Marinf rescue helicop- army and thr prisoners on K n j e i ters are being equipped with hot- are United Nations prisoners." hr " said. "The Canadian unit (01 * company) was dispatched o Koje with the concurrence of the senior Commonwealth commander in Korea." i In Ottawa Monday the government expressed displeasure and concern in n strongly worded note to the U.S. State Department. of plnsma m whole which is pm-.ped into a veins while he is being I h n c k from the front. blood man's flown Command NATO Paris-Wi-Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway returned to Europe todav t o ' take command of NATO f i g h t i n g forces. Accompanied bv Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower whom he is to, succeed three days hence, he j drove through the streets of Paris. ; Didgway stepped out of \,\^ plane at Orly Field just i n days short of eight years after he parachuted into Normandy on D-Dav. October, 1951, a paU of bis unit's ammunition d u m p caught fire and exploded. The commendation order says Ames went i n t o the endangered area and didn't leave it u n t i l he was certain that all oth- »ers had reached safety. fore B E I T RESOLVED t h a t we do ironcly urge the state Democratic Committee of A r k a n - sas lo name delegates to tn"e Dem- j still duo--the customary legal re- i cu 'ed, and convicted." lief where usury is proven. The Supreme Court voided cer- lain provisions of act 203 of 1951. the so-called small loans act, on grounds t h a t they permitted usury TL ne Eisenhower To Meet Republican Delegations Denver -W)- Western delegates to the Republican National Convention will he invited to meet with Gen. Dwight Klsenhower after Ihe GOP candidate opens headquarters In Denver. Oov. Dan Thornton announced that Colorado's delegation would ho the. first mich group to be received. The Coloradoans are due Labor League Official From Washington Opposes Ford Foundation Education Plan, Fulbright Wage Proposal ocr.-tic National Convention o f . through imposition of charges la- 1052 who'favor the selection of · helled as service fees, insurance. Senator .1. W. ( B i l l ) Fulhright as ''"·· Democratic Nominee for ihe Pres- '· idcn-y of the Unitpd States, that Arkansas - Considerable cloudi-; Ihe said Committee instruct the delegates named to vote for the . n o m i n a t i o n of Fulbiisht for Presi- ' d e n t , and t h a t the delegates do all in t h e i r power, both before, dur- ' ing a n d a f t e r the Convention, for the glory of Arkansas, the good of the Democratic P.irlv and the best ' interests of ihe n a t i o n , to achieve the n o m i n a t i o n and election of Senator .]. W. ( B i l l ) F u l h r i g h t a s ] President of the United Stales 'nf . A m e r i c a . ' _. ElSCnhoWCr Treated r TOT Eye I nflamma t On ness w i t h scattered t h u n d e r s t o r m s tomorrow, in the northwest this a f t e r n o o n and in the we.tt a n d ' in the west . and in the n o r t h tonigbl. Cooler and north tomorrow northwest tonight. Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in F.urnpe-i/pl-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is being treated for H u n t s has the right gift for your a minor care of conjunctivitis, an graduate. 'Adv.t - ! i n f l a m m a t i o n of the eyes. Eisenhower And TaffGOPers In Texas In Showdown Fight for questioning in the death' of Stuttgart night watchman. Buddy Stringer, police chief here, said Ij-innie Cooper, 24, disappeared from his job at the I Townsen Lumber Company after cashing his check Saturday. Tbe w a t c h m a n , Charles Bowman. 71, also employed *i Kic j Townsen company, was found beaten tn death yesterday, and was believed killed late Saturday i night. Cooper h;id told fellow workmen he formerly lived in Tallulah, La. |Seorcy Attorney To 1 Manage Tackett Race Little Rocj!-(/Pi-William .1. McSorley, Jr., assistant director of the Labor League for Political F,ducation, opposes the F o r d Foundation plan for leacher-edu- In meet the general Jun, 11. nt 2 p. m., should be handled by the community." he said. McSorle.v also spoke against Ihe federal housing cutback. He called the cutback a "farce" and said it would "actually cost t a x p a y e r s more money." "It has been proved t h a t it McSorle.v, of Washington, hem would cost more lo support slums to address the 4«lh a n n u a l corf- in the state ol New Jersey t h x n ventlnn of the Arkansas State It would In replace them w i l h Federation nf I»ihnr today, said h e ! new housing units," McSnrle.v didn't I h l n k »ny "corporation" sal.!. Poulfry Market -- "cation in AYkansas and says "Ar- The pou!tr market today ai reported by (he University of Ark n m a j Institute of Scienco «nd Technology and Poultry Market the Dairy nnd the [Senator Fulhrigh' f D - A r t ) was "doing a dis-sorvice to the people '. of A r k a n s a s and working people of the country w i t h his proposal." Earlier Halph W l i c h t . assistant seer .ary of lalxir had expressed a similar view on Fulbrlght'.i proposal. Under F u l h r i g h t ' s p r o p o s a l , lure, m i n i m u m wage scales required by ' No the federal government In indus- .steady, offerings reported a tries o b t a i n i n g government con- for Ihe f a i r tn gord d e m a n d ; tracts would vary according to the prices at f a r m up tn J p m . broil. McSorle.v also assallH the p r o - ' w a g e scale prevalent in the com- err. or fryers .ill weights i m posed Fulhrluhl amendment o f l m i i n i t y in which the industry l s ; H I O Ihn.) Jfi-27 cents lh mostly 120. ' . DeDar v Mineral Wells, Texas-I/Pi-Vic-I "On to Chicago" It war for both. ' Inrirnu Taft Republicans went A n r l l w n «"ts of .IS member dele- Little Rock-i.Pl-Ed Llthtle. a i n t o state convention todav w h i l e J."' 1 ""' f m m T "''" '" lh " """""I Sfarcy attorney will become Rep. ,. . . _ . GOP convention w a j a foregone Boyd T.ickrtt's campaign manager acmvs lh, street ousted Eiscn- ( . nn( .,,,,, ion . ' n n J.me 1. Taeketl. one of fivecin- bower dckgale.- whooped and h o i - . The T»ft faction knocked down rtidates seeking the Democratic lered in protest. The hackers of contesting Eisenhower delegations nomination for governor of Arkan- Oen. Dwight D. Klsenhower stuck ! from .11 counties yesterday. They . sis, made th« announcement lilt gave the Eisenhower forces 21 of night. the M D contested delegates. On "~ · one roum-Lubnock.-thcy agreed Trnrfir MiiHoD '« to their f i g h t to get congested county delegations seated for almost 21 hours vesterday before. iewi Service o f , the .ilAte GOP Executive Commit- lent of A g r l c u l ; tee. lo put both nine-member delega-1 tlons on the temporary roll to let markd Eisenhower people were going ' the Credentials Committee decide, to stay In a "mass rally" u n t i l the ' klsonhOA'pr had only .lit clear dele. should he allownd (o set up the educational system of a slate, "What ihe Ford plan docs ; tha Walsh Hcaly act. He said (hat I located. Credentials Committee of the reg- u l a r convention made its report. They dldn'l expect to gel anything there. They already had their tern- Forf Smith Fatal (ales among the !,M2 a t ' t h e rf|- Ar eonvention. Mf«nwhil», In S»n Anlnnlo,' emwrlU held two conventions. _ _ porary roll made up for « rump . and lw» ««» ol drlr««l« wlU b« I struck by an tiitomoblU V«I (town, convention. i w n t to Chlc»|u. 'town Fort Smitk Fort Smllh, Ark.-'T Kirk. 7A. Knrt Smith antlr(ii* rl»»l- er. died here yfst»rd»y ef InjurMl suCcred In a t r a f f i c nccldtnt w«Al nesday. Officers Mid hi

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