Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 18, 1952 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 18, 1952
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u, mi "-Stevenson's Record Ploced Under Fire At Times, But Achievements Are Attained LIGHTNING STRUCK HIM 5 TIMES UBor-a Matt: This it th* fourth - of t eertea oi irtfctai on the Uto of Atflal ·ttwMMoa, UM Democratic aomlne* far president ot. tht Untt- ·d sum. ··; . ·· BOOM r. LANI · ' . Sprinffield-, III. - UP) - T h t ·trikint lad about Adlii Sleven- rfexi'i flection » governor In 1MI ' WM that be polled 539,000 more vottt trun President Tru- :· Th« president cirrled the state ·3fcy only 13,112 of 4,075,000 votes ;V«JL Stevenson outdistanced pop- 'ul«r Paul H. Douglai, in e«iy '·mate winner. Little lew aitonUhlng were two ether aspects of tht landslide victory: That tuch tuccew crowned hii nulden political campaign and that the office he nuf ht wt* hli second ehoic*. . Stevenion hid in tye on a U. S. Senate *a*t when his name wai proposed by a imall group of ardent admlren to Jacob M. Arvey and other Chicago Democratic leaders. But Arvey already wai aotd on a man for that ipot -- Douilai, then a University of Chicago economics professor. Stevenson thoufht hii experience In the State Department and with the U. N. better fitted .him for governor against Dwlght R Q r e e n, Republ lean Incumbent M*UH a think term. -If It'a -true that polltlci li tht art of compromise," ht once (aid, "I've had a good itart. My mother waa a Republican and a Unitarian, a tnr father wai a Democrat and · Prsstyterlan. I ended up In hii party and her church." He campaign** fiercely iialntt Gnen, denouncuif what h* called hW "acandatoua and thriftless administration, broken promises and cynical sale af privilege." After the ·lection; he tightened law enforcement by leflalatlon taking the Slate Police out of the pottttcal pitrohsfs reeM sntTput- tint th«n under a merit lyitem. The rejuvenated police force waa relieved of errand boy duties like chautteuring politician!, and loon compiled an enviable record for driving overwelfht trucka off the ftate'i crumbling highway network and enfordng traffic and criminal laws. 1 Among other thing*, the poUo« ' 'smashed 9 big tcale cigarette Ux ' counterfeiting operation and des- trojttd *bout ),W» Illegal sl*t ma- chinea. With road butting trucker* under control, Bteveneon put over , 'on the second try a 100 million- dollar a year program for rebuilding the atate highway system, H b Just new hitting ita stride. Financing waa the crucial problem, and Hi core lay In settling a -*nail-urban tug-o-war oa sharing receipts from a two-cent-Increaie ·in the atat* gatollne tax to a ·BUM · gallon. '·* Stmnaua called in the warring "groups and Induced agreement on · formula that unraveled the anag. To make headway on made, and in virtually every other field, the Democratic governor needtfd support of Republicans who control- lad both legislative branches In IMt and the Senate In 1111. He got it aurpriiingiy often. During the governor'!' leader- shlp itate appropriation! for el*' mentary and high achooli were nearly doubled. Underitafted, overcrowded state mental hotpltali got more help and an expanilon program. The Mate government structure wai lireamllncd. Ita worker! got raiiei. Under CiWekMi The governor called for fair employment practical legislation, perennial low in llllnoli. Twice the legislature turned him down. Other trouble! came aong, and crltlci pointed to three happening! which they claimed were the «· suit of fumbling administrative direction by Stevenion, One wai the coal mine explo- ilon December 23, 1191, at West Frankfort, III., which killed 119 men. Federal Inspectors »id it could have been prevented by itrict enforcement of state mine lafety lawi. A Mcond wa widespread lale of horiemeit disguised- as beef. An eitlmated 20 million poundi of bo- gua beef wai paaaed off on the public by Illicit dealer! who reaped large profit!. The acandal wai brought to light by federal officials. Steven- Ion Inveitlgated and fired more than a dozen itate food Inspectors, along with their chief who admitted 1 accepting bribe* to cover up. A third target of criticiim wai the handling of a Mate cigarette tax Itamp counterfeiting ring. Stevenson exposed 'and cruthed the raccket in a well coordinated itate police itrlke. Political oppon- enta raid it wain't done toon enough, that the delay cost the (tat* money. Stevenion, potted a record for llllnoli chief executive! by vetoing 134 bllli tent to him by the 1191 leglilature. (To Be Continued) MM* (ell Prepmd For inndM HUM Montgomery, Ala.-(/P)-Murder- er'i row at Kllby Prlion--which lew women have ever even teen-- fiai a curtained cell In readlneu lor one scheduled to die there September M. Grim, impaislve Mm. Carle Dtnnlaon, 94, a nurie .rmvlctwt at Wetumpka Saturday for the poiion ilaying of her two- year-old niece, la expected to bt traniferred '.here today. The. law require! the Alabama Supreme Court to review her sentence, , . Because the prlion hai no facil- Itlei for condemned women, Warden C. P. Buford choie a apeclal cell and draped It with curtalni to Insure "privacy.' MVetHM I* tke mnw-tt xra tTtUCK IT IWHTWN* five time* on a mounUJn climbing junket up ».4fiO-toot Mount Stuart, Robert Grant, II, Unlviralty of Washington ,aiiident. I* helped from a U. S. CoMt Guard mercy plane in Bcattle, Wash. A companion on the hike, Paul Brkkoff, 10. waa killed, but Grant. Buffering fint and atcond degree burns, managed to crawl to a clearing to wait for help. (Inteniattmal Btmtiipkottt Violent Death Toll In State Reaches 16 Traffic Fatalities Over Weekend Take Lives Of Four Little Rock-(;P)-T h e violent death total in Arkansas swelled a 1« for the week ending midnight Sunday ."Four traffic fatall- tlei occurred during the past weekend. Sheriff .T. D. King, Jr., said Don Bowling, 18, of Mountain Home died Sunday from injuries suf- 'ered in an automobile accident Saturday night. Bowling was in- lured when the car in which he wai riding went out ot control on Highway 62 near Mountain Home. Coy Calvin Jones, 44, ot Houte 1, Henslcy, Ark., was killed yesterday when the motor scooter he was riding collided with a truck on Highway 187, "bout 10 mflen south of Little Rock, State Trooper Leslie Caldwcll said the truck was driven by Hoy Hariuock, IS, of Newport. Roy Slabaugh of Cerro Gordo, Okla., was killed and his daughter, Mrs. Mnrceno McKcc, was seriously injured in an automo- bile accident about 10 miles west of Ashdown, Ark., Saturday. Deputy Coroner Henry Ford said the truck driven by Slabaugh went, out-of control in .loose gravel on a country road and overturned. S"vcn othei of the truck'i passengers were hospitalized at De i ^ u c e n . . . . . , . . ' State Trooper Travis'Ward said Mrs. Mabel Mttchel, 13, of Houston, Texai, was killed Saturday night near Prescott, when the car in which the wai riding hit a bridge abutment on Highway 24. Buckner The Buckner Home Demonstration Club met Friday afternoon at the community houie. A thumb- nnll sketch of the Book of Joshua was read by Mrs. Oth« Caldvveli.. The poem of the month, "The Kitchen," wai read by Mrs. Flossie Opal Drake. Mrs. Elliibeth Wilson led a discussion on plant for the county fair, and Mrs. Margaret Brownfield and Mrs. Marie Rushing spoke on the state council meeting scheduled for September. Mrs Rushing \vlll direct a play to be presented by club members d u r i n g the council meeting at the University. The recreation 'leader, Mrs. Mamie Atkisson, led a roundtable discussion on recreation in the home. Mrs. Nora Pierce received the m y s t e r y package, and Mrs. Brownfield the game prize. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs. Flossie Drake and Mrs. Dorl Drake. IMM M DM NfW*. Mtfc wwkttay, m 7:30 AM, «ver ttatKn KORH i OKLAHOMA TIM * SUPPLY CO. your Friendly Otasco Store! and {/ COMPARE this HOME FREEZER · HOLM 217 KM. PftOZIN POOD · INSURID AGAINST FOOD SFOILAOt Oklahoma . M| Ham hMR, ai I FtXI *at J* *n 10 PIT (« t (i ot ? ·»" m*Ml . . , «n*n 10 PIT wua r a»ea ai awf ram*. Ouoat laaiMii mi buili-ia kxk . . . IMi Mean ii a TIM AND HOMEY SAVE* . . . Kaayi ikeMiaf « t MMM* VM will (M ii TOfflS VAUJT 1*1 Stolen Cameras Are Recovered In Little Rock Hundreds Are Still Missing; Engineer Free On Bond Little Rock-tfrLitlle Rock Detective Capt. A. M. Haynle Bays that about 20 of an estimated 2.000 stolen cameras--valued at $120,000--were recovered over the weekend. Haynie said R.' K. Cavanaugh of Little Rock, quality control engineer ot the camera division at the U. S. Time Corporation plant in Little Rock, was arrested Saturday night and charged with embezzlement in connection with the theits. Eight of the stolen cameras were discovered in Cavanaugh's home here, the officer said, Cavanaugh was released on $1,000 bond. Haynie said several cameras assembled at the U. S. Time Corporation plant, had been found in pawnshops and that Cavanaugh admitted disposing of several others in Memphis. Detective Sgt.. John Djlbeck said at least 20 other persons have been implicated in the thefts that date back over a two-year period. A company official said Railway Express had informed the firm thct more than $50,000 worth of the cameras had disappeared from company shipments during the past two years. Animal At Dallas Zoo h SlKrf To Death Dallas, Texas - /P) - Vi, female vicuna in the Dallas zoo, is dead, fifth victim in recent years of a rifleman who apparently shoots Just to kill. VI was killed Saturday nlfht. Pieces of the .22-caliber bullet were found in her liver. Ray Hubbard, president of the Park Board, offered a $250 re- THESE OLD BONES GO BACK TO BEFORE HELEN OF TR6V UPPER LEFT: A skeleton and vales lie inj Tomb B. The find Is estimated to be 4.000 · years old! LOWER LEFT: Etonei of wall) encircling a periboles (enclosure) are hewn; unevenly. Masonry of later period! ii much: amoother. ABOVE: Archeologist Papadiml-i triou (far right) watches intently as exca-j vation goei on in Tomb C. Only a few; Inchel a day can be chipped away, so pai.".s-{ .taking ii the work of preserving remain*.! NEW EXCAVATIONS underway at Mycenae, site of Greece's most ancient civilization, where famed Greek ,irqfieokgist Johannea Fapadimitricru and experts uncovered a aeries of tombs dating back to a lost era : of Greek history, may open a route back through the ages to give the modem world a better idea of what 1 went on In tin cradle of. culture. The torn hi date to before the Helen or Troy era ot jorae 3,000 years ago.' The maaoniy ia much rougher than that of Grecian excavation! of later perioda. ward for the vandal responsible. In the past, one lama, one zebra and two deer have been shot, all by a .22 rifle. A. vicuna is. allied to the llama and alpaca families. '/i GALLON VmHi ke Cream 63c ffiffiEa STRAIGHT ·OUMON WHISKIT ' m UKMCM MmuM ctanurt, MC. · KIM. M. assaa if9mm Of MTTiK YAVUil * * * ' Will you leave these to your children ? Men h«Tc died to leave you these 4 »ymboj» of freedom: A rMy MM*-- symbol of your right to wonlup M you wuh. (Fira AmatdmtU, U.S. CnaUuiat) -« A (tew k«y-yourruht to lock your door uiJMtiHenl government force and prying. r/ranA Ammtmaa, V.S. Ctiutiatum) A iMfidl-fnedoni to ipeak or write what you thank. whether you agree with the gOTcnuneit ot aot. tFim Amntmnt. V. S. C And repretent (orenmseBt tyranny · frM MM-your right to cbooee die peopta who tent you in govemment-your protection againM "The government should take over the doctor*," they wy, "«nd run the railroads, and the eleetrie companies." But what they mean is, "Let', have socialized medicine, socialised railroads, tocialiied, electricity." Even though socialism is one thing moit Anted* cam don't want! It u wise for us always to question and weigh the force* that influence ouit government. It's up to us all whether we'll leave our children freedom --or socialism. HALT the world U trying to dntroy -«nd what they .u»d tor. ,^ ETW ia thai cowitry, then m people who ·tUcfc oar frewlasM, by trjmf to gire the goreni. ·eat note gfct mA power b oaw *f the flnt 7«itlfc }. DTXU. onrmoB MAN AOOI

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