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12 PAGES TODAY lUod by o»«r 25,000 Doily J3ort1)li)f st (Tunr s Tfct Public Mtntt It Tfc« ««» Concent Of T«i Nt wspoper IOCAI KMfCAST-*- Fayetteville ami vicinity pirtly eloudy with widely scattered showers tonight and tomorrow. Continued -,.arm. High tempera- t u r e yesterday 93: low 70; norm tod,iy 9J. Sunrise 1:07; tunset 7:37. VOLUME «0, NUMMR 292 Auodotod Pnu Leased Wlr. FAVfTTEVilU. AUKANSAJ, WCDNESDAY EVfNMG, JUIY 2, 1W2 Af, Kinfl and NIA rwtwM mtci wvt CINTJ Truman PointsToGains In The South Crowds Greet The President In Arkansas Sees Norfork And Motors To Bull . Shoals For Speech Bull Shoals Dam, Ark.-WI-A large crowd was on hand today to hear President Truman dedicate the hydro-electric and flood control dams of Bull Shoals and! Norfork, some 23 miles across the county. i Lt. Leo Rice of Fort Smith and ; the 39th Military Police Battalion I estimated the crowd at some 3.500. , That was nearly a quarter hour : before the nresident was scheduled to soeak, and people were still arriving. The skies were partly cloudy and there was a frequently heard comment that "if the president can just bring us a rain it will be wonderful." Mr. Truman left his soecial train at Ncrfork promptly at I 8:45 a.m. (CSTi and greeted a ' local welcoming committee composed of mayors of nearby communities and others heading arrangements for his visit to this section. The president 'was dressed in a light colored double breasted suit, a black tie with small figures on it ond black and white sport shoes. Governor McMath rode the presidential special from Little Miss Riley Spends 40 Years Holiday lo Be In Hospital, And Enjoys It ^^ ^ July! The President Visits Arkansas Most Businesses Tc Close; Program At Hospital Scheduled Most Fayetteville businesses and offices will be closed Friday, July 4. The courthouse will be closed July 4 and 5. The University will not meet classes cither Friday or Saturday. City bus service will be curtailed at 7 p.m., Thursday and resi'med at fi:30 a.m. Saturday. · At the post office, mail will be dispatched in boxes as usual. However, there v.'il! bcVo city or rural delivery service and no win- , dow service Jr.fi' 4. There will be ! one collection beginning at 3 p.m. j The Union Bus Depot will be open ' 24 hours. I i All city administration offices will be closed the Fourth along with the Chamber of Commerce. These city offices will be open - , . - - ~-. r _.,... Saturday, however. Banks and i Pralt R«nmrl during the president's 3f-minute Ktipover in Little Hock yesterday afternoon en route Fayetteville Building imd Loan to Mountain Home whore he dedicated two dams today. Gov. Sidney McMnth stand.-; in thc center. President Harry Truman receives « golden key In the City of Little Rock from Republican Mayor ' ' will close Friday. Entertainment in the city will ^, , . " ~ --....k. l II,Mii_'i iLi[iii;itrjji in iMC i uy w i n the h a i " 1 H H l7~ ,, r d i M i s s Ruth Riley arrar;es a bowl of flowers she received yesterday I be centered at the Veterans Hos- Tam« Trimhlp of n»rrvviiio =K,i a* shtl observed her 40th anniversary as superintendent of City . pital, where a full program is l_?. mes ilM 1016 or oeiryville and ,, . , , _ , . . . _ frMi^r-c-r-fvi'r,. .,iTM,,«,j -,.,^ .,* 4v,« «-·,,.,,,i~,, I-M..K Wilbur Mills of Kensett, and Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder. Fulbrighl Flies In Mills and Trimble, along with R?n. J. W. Fulbright, who arrived Hospital. (Puska TIMESFOTOj. By BOB PEARMAN I There's a lady in Fayetleville i Ci l l n r i n n t 1 who has enjoyed her 40 years, in ; ' ""-" 'a 1 l l the hospital. bv private plane last night, are | Miss Ruth Riley, superintendent j the only members of thc Arkansas of the City Hospital since it was! eonercssional delation to attend, built in 1912 has seen the Hos-i Three Missouri Guest At Cotter planned, and at the Country Club where the finals of the women's golf tournament will get under way aboi:t 1:30 p.m. The program a-t the Veterans Hospital is scheduled to begin st j6:30 p.m. Friday with a concert hv Lcribettcr's Western Swing (AP Photo). Cottcr-MVScn. J. W. Fulbright 'Band. Following the concert Last Month-ln Case You Hadn't Hoiked- five Flee Jail Was Hot; Driest June Since The Year 1936 p Qr j r JIL The Juno wcalhcr is now a matter of record. And thr records show that it was the June since 1936. highest since recorded lust hottest, dryest Sunday. Low lor thc month, 00 decrees, was recorded on June 1. | ion degrees--the June, 1936---was sifted mostly of taking a quick Miss Bilcy came to Fayetteville and Norfork Dams today, view of the huge lake and posing from the St. Louis Children's Hos- | Fulbriaht . was escorted for photographers · with visiting- -- ' '"' " . . . . . . dignitaries, including Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, chief of the Army Engineers. Then a motor caravan, with the president riding in an open car,' left the dam and sped through. Mountain Home and to B u l l ' from i Itarting at 7:30 o'clock there v.-lll , . _ ,, ,,,, . ic an hour-long concert by the pital in 19W-W take charge of thc j Springfield, Mo., yesterday bv a \ Fifth Armored Division Band ol brand new hospital here. She re- | s t a t e p 0 ]j c( , motorcade. The A r - j C a m p Chaffee. Immediately fol- ceived her training at Washington I ^,,535 senator flew from Wash- I lowing the concert by Ihe service University i n S t . Louis. ' i . . . . . . . . . . . . For a while sije not only had the distinction ol being superintendent of the hospital, but also with an avenge temperature ol 80.4 dciwts, ut 5." degrees above normal. The hottest temperature ington to Springfield earlier in the j b a n d , a fireworks display will be | dav. held. ' in the city proper for the month, of normal. [ month occurred on the Mh. Precipitation for the firit half of I95J totaled 1I.U incbet which; is ft.34 inches below, or M per cent Approximately 100 persons attended the dinner, held Shoals, where .the official dedi- ^±« ^ he » n ^""(il" u TM j h i g h school gymnasium. cation ceremonies took place. Waving crowds greeted Mr. Truman all alontj the route. Sta'e employed there. There were only | two other qualified nurses in Fay- 'ettcville at thai time. However, a Police and National Guardsmen · Hood of patients necessitated more lined the rout" at regular inter- j help, and she was joined by Mi ai vals and Secret Service men ac-1 Theresa Borick in ScplcniDer of compamed the motorcade. j g j 2 Another Arkansan in the president's party was Secretary of th? Army Frank Pace, Jr.. who left thc train and went to Harrison to visit relatives. He was to rejoin the party later. Senator Russell To Visit State . Arkansas politicians took advantage of the nresident's visit to As of yesterday morning 68,320 . L i t t l e Kock-UVSen. Richard B. I Rod^yVh^ John M* na ^ "id patients had been admitted to the Reserve Water Supply Tapped Fayetleville began usm* water also be j from Lake Wilson, reserve water! beginning about 6:30 p.m. ] reservoir, this week, but t h c r c j Thn biggest Fourth of July event | \yas no crisis Jn sight. City E n - ; .,. ._ .u_ ..L , L , . Besides the golfing feature t the : there will be a swimming meet ' a t the Country Club with member's children eligible to participate. Life Guard Bob Warren will judge thc races. The regular family night dinner will Bulletins · C h I e a r i -'!''- Taft forcn knocked 14 (icornU delcialca from Gen. Dwlght D. Einen- hower'.i voting ilremth today and put 17 of their own men Into nnmiiutlni convention Says "Deals" Have Helped This Section "Pours It On" In Speech At Dedication Of Arkansas Dams Bull Shoals Dam, Ark.-MVPret- · Men! T r u m a n , in a sharp reply to i Southern critics of his admlnistra. j lion, declared today "the New ! Deal «nci the Fair Deal have done ! more for the South" than any other administrations in history. The president dedicated two hy- ! dro-electrlc dams as "symbols of I the progress that has come to the ' South' 1 under his administration 1 and that of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Truman omitted any direct reference in ha prepared speech to the bitterly controversial civil rights proposals which split, th Democratic partv In 1948 and cost him four Southern states In the election that year. But he said thc South's "whole economic and social pattern has changed -- rapidly and permanently -- for thc better" and that this war, no accident. "We took action to bring about f a i r income and equality of opportunity for everyone," he said. "We took action to put natural resources to tvork for the good of all the people." Hits AI RneitaniriM i Truman's speech was remln. I Iscent of his "give 'em hell" campaign of 1948. He ridiculed "pullbacks" and "reactionaries" and assailed the "special interests." Among "special interests" he named the private power companies, the American Medical Association and the "real estate lobby." He declared they have adopted the "lying slogan" of so- I clallsm In fighting every "Fair Deal" suggestion. I The president said the Arkansas Power and Light Company and the I Southwestern Gas and Electric EsCOpee Soid Spotted baloo against "he'twfdim" he ftriuifin Trufir Alnnit dedicated. Saying the dams wer» UriVing I rUCK Along attacked as a "mlthod towards Hinku/nu 71 sodalltatlon of the electric Indus- nignwoy / i lrv .. Trumin decided: Fort Smith. Ark, .fliv Sheriff t £^^* t t "' t ' "* . Prentiss Maddux suld today one · · ^^^ - {of five men v.-ho escaped from thc Sebastian County Jail here yesterday was spotted today driving a stolen truck on Highway 71. . M.-iddux said deputies were check| ing at Greenwood, Aik., for Bill ; Porter, who \yas seen early this I morning near Van Buren, Ark. j Maddux said Porter's v.-ife lives i in Greenwood. One Is Sighted housing programs. In otaw words, every time wi try to do something for the people, some special in- ter«t pop! up ind yells 'social- Ism'." LtilMi "flfwUI tatfwetU" Truman went on to nay that "special interests" fighting against flood control and power development are teimed up with "special Russell (D-Ga) comes to Arkan- dale. Over Ozarks at Sp 100 tnp rodeo con- seaU. This was by far the j stn . lc l TMTM* ! automobile). Interests" fighting price supports f, . . . .. , for farmers, minimum wages for Porter was ii. j a i l on » charge. workm ind advances In housing, if violating t " Dyer act (Inter-1 n M l t h arid education. hospital since its opening July 1. | J-as Tuesday, following three other tcstanls are expected to vie for 1912. Miss Riley recalls that the j Democratic presidential aspirants, , a 53,000 added purse. Besides the City Hospital was the only hospital this side of Fort Smith in those days. "Of course some dor- get in a few licks in their own j tors had p r i v a t e hospitals," behalf. Jack Holt, candidate for i she recalls, ""here were ?o many governor, spoke at Mountain patients that facilities soon had Home last night, and later both ho and Rep. Bpyd Tackett, another candidate, were guests at a to be expanded to 40 beds. The hospital has accotnociated in a Did lor delegate support. Be- rodco w h i c h opcn ,. at 8 o ' clock loit Taylor, secretary of thc Pu- ; tonight, there are two parades and laski County Democratic Central i otn( , r fcauire ocls lislc .,. N i g h t Committee, said that thc senator's ishows are scheduled for tonight Washington headquarters n o t i f i e d ' a n d tomorrow night with finals him yesterday of Russell's intend- the afternoon of July 4. This cd visit. Russrll is scheduled in i as many as 100 patients at one i Tuesday for a luncheon w i t h dele ly I year's producer o f ' t h e Springdale arrive j show is Georpe Stichka from the i greatest victory for Sen. Robert | A. Taft, and the biggest defeat for Elsenhower, In the week's lake holds a normal five to week supply. In addilioi^ to water from Lake; n ," tt |e Tver organlMtlon of nVxt Wilson, the,much larger body o f water at Lake Fayetteville is also; available. This lake can supply i approximately 1.000,000 gallons of water a day until fall. M a h a f f e y said that unless r a i n : , dinner at Cotter honoring Senator f Fulbright. The two candidates ; limc shook hands and made their re- ' Miss Rlle y believes the i n f l u - Bates and a ncnvs conference. He I e MIUW i Lreoi£e oiiciwa nom ine * .- lTriple-L ranch at Seneca. Neb. b«omc necessary to curtail awn week's national convention. It established beyond any doubt that Taft at the moment In running the show--with five more disputes between Taft and Elsenhower delegates to rome. Maddux identified the other escapees as Staten Grantham, 51, arrested for burglary, Richard Dix Herrvion, 19. charged with burglary, and Jack Spanaird, charged with violation of the Dyer Act and Thomas Henry Windsor, convicted of Dyer Act violation and jail-breaking. Maddux said all the men b'.lt Windsor, a Pennsylvanian, "They krep yapping about socialism' and a lot of other silly slogans to try to stop every measure for the good of the people," he nald. "Well, we have been fighting-and licking--that kind of opposition for 20 years. And I don't think we are going to stop n o w . . . "My friends, I say to you that the progressive policies of the last 20 years have besn the salvation of this country." Truman's train rolled In whistle The TIMES will not p , . . . . · , , H\ r* ' J I U I I I « l l » l l f l l l l l UIIV\t 111 f- 111.* I I' Littie Kock-m-Cernresiiman ; Fort Smith residents. W i n d i m - a n d j stop fashion through Central Ar Casualty List In Korea Jumps marks to a crowd of some 100' enza epidemic of 1917 and 1918 i t h a t nay. strictly non-political. was the worst epidemic ever t o ; ·- hit Fayetteville. In those days tlu ! | hospital help shuttled back and . j forth between the hospital and . thc University infirmary to treat j sick students. There weren't near- j j ly enough nurses, and sometimes j those on duty worked around the ' Washington -HP)- The Defense' c l o c k - · Department today reported the! Miss .Riley says the biggest biggest weekly increase in U. S. change she has observed is the j will leave for Indianapolis later . Friday b.rt will publish the ·ubli'sh!^!". lt ' n K l'!li?H m0 ^ Wa u ll !,' [ - "° yd *'"*"' Mld ""'" h « : LcRoy Peci: Kurra;/ escaped (ron i ES.., | 0 T.rdI ui? Dorder of hi s would ask the Arkin^in Hl|;h- mlar Saturday edition. Wickard 1$ Fayetteville Visitor casualties in the Korean war since last November 14. The depart- way people have grown to accept ' a hospital. Even though the hos- I ment listed 965 casualties in the j P ltal nas always been filled, in the week ended last Friday. This' ear1 ^ J' cars ma "' people were re- , brings the total casualties i n . I u t t a n t to enter until there was } nothing else to do. The original building has been expanded and is now being redecorated. A new water sprinkling system as fire protection was installed in May. Except for a few vacations and illnesses--the longest three months --Miss Rilcy has constantly been j tending the Governors Confer- on the job and she was quick to j ·ncc here showed 30 of 44 con- i say she doesn't regret any ol her ! vincod that Dwight D. Eisenhower 40 years in the hospital. ; would be the strongest Rejublican canriid.'ite for president. Five governors were recorded for T a f t , four as 50-50 between th* two leading GOP candidates ·nd five as expressing no opinion. Korean fighting to 111,676. Governor. Said To Feel Eisenhower Strongest Houston-ftfVThe Houston Post said today a poll of governors at- '. Earl Lorch Appointed ! Probationary Patrolman | Thc appointment of Earl Lorch , ' o f Fayetteville as a probationary 1 I patrolman was imnnunrrrl today j by Police Chief Pearl Watts. He i succeeds Dick Dyer, who rcsign- ,er one week on Poultry Market -The poullrj market today aa reported by Ihe University of A r - ' ^ ^^..'^ ^ kanwj institute of Selence .ad · ^1 \ 0 }1 * Technology and the D.lry and Lo rch , Uo has hc TM n s si(!n ed to ^ l i f t , is an Army vet- reviously farmed. His Poultry Market New] Setvie* of! Uie U. S. Department of Afrlcul turt. Northwest Arkansas m a r k e t appoinlmenl will become perma- . good quality and heavy ,j 0nnl . v nrr | 0 d bMs contin - to bring lop prices.' " Onn ' y pcrio(l ' These supplies very short of a. VL^ f«od demand. Ught si/es n d e - l '"· quite for fair demand and i l e a r - j Arkansas -- ! nent after a six-months proba- However, he said, there is no! "·»:· prospect of a real water shortage. ,,.,, A u d l t C ommla.lon to be(in Immediately an audit of Ihe itate HlKhwar Department for the year ended June 30. The 1951-52 year wai not Included In thc commiislan'i earlier audil, which covered four years and was critical of the administration of Governor McMath. Typhoon Strikes Philippine Cities \ Manila - (.-Pi - A typhoon with ; winds up to 115 miles an hour to- now baltllns; Tackett and three others for a third-term Demo- night roared down on Cebu and : rratlc nomination. Tackett said i Iloilo. second and third largest ! ' cities in the Philippine Broad reaches of the South Central Philippines were pounded by the storm. One death was reported. Thc raging storm renter was reported only 10 miles from Cebu. Communications with the city were down. a l » f l - 5 2 audit would show jnil abort three r.mnihs HRO. ; native Missouri to dedicate the Windsor was recaptured and Mur- ! Bull Shoals and Norfork dams, ray is in jail at Tulsa, Okla. I Fllw To Llltlt Botk Maddux said the j a i l break oc- Truman flew into Little Rock curred as .Jailer Charlie Myer and Ia5t ni « ht in an Air r ° rc; «nstel- a trusty guard prepared lo ,| V e ''»tion. He made an overnight tram thc men their evening meal in the i tr 'F, tovlhe * r f a ? f J"'/' 1 TM-, h , cell block. Myor sounded the! Truman'^ffseVeKl hundred"^^-' alarni as the prisoners slartcd · ,,_,, -.,i,. r _i ,,,,,,,,,. , h . ^i.tf^m down the stairs from the . i sons gathered around the platform """ i of his special train that "this is floor jail and .1 deputy s h e r i f f . tnc N O . i whistle stop of 1952. spotted thc men leaving in a stolen car. Officers trailed the whether the. HAC's recommrn- i n l ° Oklahoma where their car ! somebodj dalions have been earried out. , v/ '' s i '"''""' o "'d. There will be a lot more of them. But they will be different from escapees 1948. since I will be working for else." Radio Writers At Three Networks Strike Hfrl!n-f/Pi-Communist police arrrsled four American tourists today and farced thrm to trass Into the Soviet occuiatton tone. The I'. 8. Army demanded their Immediate release. Thr four--three men and n woman He will make another whistle slop talk from thc back platform of his train at Batesvitle this a f where he will board his plane for ternoon en rout* 1 to Newport, a f!'ght back to Washington. The president will make another off-the-cuff talk at the Newport New Yoik-WVThe New Yorkh a '-" orl D ' ore he departs. Journal American, in n special Truman Reported To i Have Chicigo Plans The two dams he dedicates, ad- I..HI Hlll;l; ...CM ·»» · nll.llMII ,«"·«. ...u lllllvl IV.UII, III M SUH-lill - i »f I I "II » -wer. Ukcn Into e.slody in idispatch from Chicago, said £ had TM?£ ^ °,T' I l ^ y vn± a ?i the area where the II. S. «ec- i learned President Truman had lor of Berlin louehei th« Soviet j secri'tly occupation tone. One of Ihe men wn hrlleved to be a chaplain. Their names were not New YorM/IVA strike against! available. three major radio networks was! begun today by the independent I Radio Writers Guild, with a New the entire f i f t h of powei. generate 230,000 kilowatts Bauxite, Ark,-/TV Aluminum Cwrpiny of America tald today it Is nhlMlng tomorrow 11* last load of a l u m i n u m hearing ore f#r pr ·rent in jr. oiitftldr Ar- kanitair bound* rim. Reginnlng York membership of 700 newr., cuitinuity and d r a m a t i c wiiters.' The Ouild said the w a l k o u t : would disrupt bioadcast coverage of the Ilepublican and Democratic i conventions in Chicago, but t h e ! nclwoiks haid there would he n o , Inteiruplion of their c o n v e n t i o n ! broadcasts. : A spokesman for the National I Broadcasting Company bald the! strike would have no effect on ils : Conferences Ended radio or television coverage of j Tokyo-f/Pi-Top Air Force of the convention. Ifi | cago and l,ns A : the network are members of a i cnccs w l t n u' m i c d Nations m turn th* raw material Into a l u m i n a In it* nrw 54 million dollar plant here. floor of the nii.ckstone Hotel be-| g i n n i n g .Inly 14. The dale is a ||l, TIL- I .... week before the Dumoirjtic NV || | | |)C LflW tlonal Convention. i "The implications of this news. u , s u n i a w f u l (or «ny pmon are fai-reathms." Ihe dispatch or , )trbon s lo break to work, or .said, ··leprcscntlnit as they do a u n d c r s;lddlc ally horWi horM5 complete icvcr.sal of .ill fnruvaMs or o ,. hcl . » n i m a l j In the eity of about Ihe convention. It could r 'ayetteville. Violators of thil mean t h a i Harry S T r u m a n has or( i, n ance shall be fined not more h:s mind and decided to , han $j on c o n v j c n 0 n. in tht- White , llnusi-. or w i l l at IMroinr haml in K u i d i n - ; the w- i lection of Ihe D'-mocratic presi- ! dcntuil noirnnee " next month Ihe firm plant lo ! seel; another icrm in the White Ordinance 168 pa»«l by the ._.i.. i _ . _ u i. ... i^. lsl til ^ c a , j. ayfllev ||| e f-fty council prior to 1W9. Army Calls For fr said t h e Chi- j ficlals left for VVashinnton lodiiy i 3Q QQQ DrdftACi ngcles^ st.iffs_ of j a f t c r four days of secret confer- * w ' wwv »"«"«» Washington---The Inf on auaplcion of thelt. Officen uid rw w, in« at 2" rent.. Price, paid tAtvaflernonn, tonight and lonmrrnw/guest at a lunehenn. and went from here to Hull ShoaU dam near , n V",' h T ''i "'""""' f ^ K , W ', m ' M. : ,'i""fjcn ""Rn'twrrTinrirv "'"Xir fiml ' thrie" months "of'"tnt""v«r'' Ll«'.t ITiS'Luh'laVl ^rka. farm up to 2 P. m broiler, .nd: wilh widely scattered afternoon Mo,,n,ain Hone whore rodent Tru.nan , r . fth . ,«,, y W,,h Mr. clp^hToTr nc, wo,'k^'','n" ^' ^ to P-iden," Trum^ IT^' "* Jf.^^^"; PoTlcV oS£»S**jSf\ fryers nil welghls (2.40-2.,S Ihs.) and evening thunrternhnwers. Not Un-k.ird H H a r r y O««lrt I.iltle nock, manager of the A r k a n s a j V olv«l, said thei, news proKramn '»n1 A i r Koire Under Secretary: .bout Ihe lamr »» II wan for tht rUmtlUm U b«ln« titt «N F 2S-30 MtiU · pound, nvwtly 2». .much change in tcmp*ratur«. "Slat* Electric Coop. (Kd Thomas Photo). I would not tw Interrupted. R m w c l l Ollpatrlr. iprrrrxtinx l*o monthi. imith authorttHk Suspect Is Htld After Car Reported Stolen A manidcntllied 07 poltc* M Otis O. Hamilton of Paris w«t if rested her* about

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