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II fAOCS ·WAY 25,000 Dtrty IOCAI surtir cinutfr t*u*nt IM mntlnufld warm. · Nlfti yMUrilay H. MM l»4ay , ·1«K1 71. Suina* » 41. n«MI in. (·tomfls Tit CMMM Of TMi Newije»*r V VWMM*. AIMWT Ml, I«H AP, Oaf ans r Candidates Rey no, Ark., Bank Robbed Of $18,000 Nominations For Sharpshooter At Age 74 May Come Later 72 Attend Session At Courhouse; Joyce Speaks Meeting at the courthouse last night, the Washington County Republican Convention named. * · · four-man slate of county candl- · date* to oppose Democratic nominee... The lour candidate* com- pri*e the heaviest county GOP slate in yean. · ! The 72 delegate* named Joe Campbell of Fayetteville candidate for county clerk, Keith Went*., of · Springdale candidate for sheriff, . N. J. Hawkins of Fayetteville candidate for county collector, and William E. Gibney of Prairie Grove, candidate for treasurer. . Campbell will oppose Paul Davis of Fayetteyille, while Wentr will run against Sheriff B r u c e Crider.'Hawkins will oppose Collector Ralph Taylor, and Gibney wilt attempt to defeat Treasurer Clint Shook. : \ The cony.ention,.preBided over . by Charier Atkinson of Fayetteville a* acting chairman, brought fourth no candidates for county judge, circuit clerk;, assessor 'er · coroner.' However, candidates 'for these office* may be nominated later by the Republican Central Committee.' . In addition, a resolution . authorizing the committee to name candidate* for state repreaentaUv* ahd .tale 'senator wa. - ' · - . t f c convention. City-11 candid*!** .may be nominated in local conventions;. Jack Joyce of Fayetteville, GOP candidate for U. S: repreaer.'.itive from' the Third congressional district, spoke briefly, pointing out the unusual opportunity lor a Re'. publican victory this year. Two Held h (owwdion 'Wilh Automobile Thef! Two Am*rillo, Texas, Air Force deserters were arrested .'yesterday · at Hollo, Mo., In'connection with the theft of a car here August 8, Sheriff Bruce Crider (aid today. The men were identified, as, John · M; Boles, 35, and,John D. Parker,, it, both lilted as absent with out leave from the Amarillo Air Force base: Both told Missouri State Police .they took the car in Fayetteville August «. The 1242 Ford was stolen from . John Stamps of Fayetteville. Both men face burglary and grand larceny charge* in Missouri. · H. J. Hiskell, Utter In Kims City, Dies KansasCity-WP)-Henry- J. Hit. ke!l, 78, editor of the Kansas City Star, died today. A member of the Start staff 64 yean -Haskell became director of the editorial . page In 1910 and had been editor since 1128. He was a director and vice president of the Kansas City Star Company. HI* ion, Henry J. Haskell Jr., 1* foreign editor of the Star. · UiiM Enjoiid Frem Plw Bluff WckeliH Pine Bluff, Ark.-OP)-A temporary Injunction against picketing of the Standard Brakeshoe and Foundry Company by the AFL International Moulder* and Foundry Worker* union was itsved by Chancellor Carleton Harris here today. The Injunction stops the union fmm picketing any of the · company premise* or *ny property adjacent to the premises. . Poultry Market -- tlie poultry market today a* reported by the University of Ar- kajuii Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy aad · Ptajltry Market New* Service of th* V. 8. Department of Agriculture, . . . - . Northwest Arkaosa* market · fust MMdy, sup»U«« of he* ·iMi' Ubort of wW AM4 4MMM fef «M fair damand. PHeH paid I. · o, b, farm up U 1 p. m.', bniwt* 1 or fryer, ill weight* (IS. M 1« It*.) ti ctnli, *M mtaU 1*4 heavy That your ; ey*ecatirbe ju*t at T4 a* they were a* .11 wa* demonrtrated by Joba Taylor, 74, (abeve) of Xmtta,. Fla: t whe won the men's'veterans thoot at the Grand American Trapshoot held at tandalia, Ohio, with, a M out of 100 «core. Mr. Taylor has attended the shoot for 4« consecutive years. "This make* the second watch I've won here,"'he said-a^ he displayed thi* year.'* trophy./ . ;. , . S RecordShows GOP Win* In The Past Although . Washington , County voters have generally stayed in the's folds in the past, Republicans have achiev- ed'considerable strength at times and have occasionally been elected .to office. ' . In'I SOS, a Republican was elected sheriff of the county. J..C. Reed defeated Sheriff Todhunter by a small margin, 2,461 to 2,438. However, other offices went to Democrats by margins of from 700 to 1,200. Democrats held their ground until 1920, when they barely managed to stay in office in the court 1 - ty. The Republicans lost that year by votes such, as 2,757 to 2,206 in the' county judge'* race. Then, in 1928. when the nation elected Herbert Hoover, a Republican, president, Washington County elected Republican Lena Slaughter as county . j u d g e . Slaughter defeated . Democratic Nominee Witt Carter by 3,088 to 2,M1.. In .other races the county voted' Democratic. The county stayed in the Democratic Aid during the Roosevelt and Truman adminkttralidns, *ut was tar from unanimous in its Democratic votes. Democrats defeated Republicans and Independents for county offices in 1*40, and they all lost by margins of from 1,300 to 3,900. Roosevelt got a bsre majority of 1,08* to 1,084 over Thomas E. Dcwey in 1*44, after a recount; there Republican candi dates for county offices. Repub llcan Tom Sullins got 2.S5I votes In the county, in hi* race against coNTrnuto OH PAOC THUsa. .·Vfishingtpn',- .(jf) - The. : White House said today' preliminary reports" to it indicate "there is not one,wprjl of truth".in Swedish newspaper torie*.that Margaret Truman's bodyguards roughed up Swedish citiiens. Presidential Secretary Joseph Short .reported both Discrepancies , In Bank's Books tow to Audit At Dierki Is Continued; City Books Are Checked Dierks. Ark. - (/Pi - "t)Ucr«oan- cles" in the book, at the Bank of Dierks now total fl32,000, State Bank Commissioner Ed I. McKinley said as the audit of the bank .horta'ge continued today. McKinley said some of the money might be accounted for during 'the re- maider of the investigation. . . Bank President George Westbrook said it might be "a week or two before the book* are straightened out." Meanwhile, Mrs.: Opal Simmington, the assistant cashier of the little bank for the!, past 10 years, was reported under a doctor's care. She Was arraigned Monday at Hot Spring*, Ark., before U. S. Commissioner. Elmer Tackett'on a federal charge of making false entries. She was released on $7,500 bond. The bank president said a number of depositors in yesterday from the outlying 20-mile rural area served by the, bank to check on their personal accounts. The bank ha* about 1.000 depositors, the president Mid.- ., Mayor .Harold Smithson .said auditors were checking the city's book* to determine it any, funds were missing. Mr*. SimdjjJogton was-city treasurer. · · . · % . . · · "I had all the coafidipt Hi Mrs. Simmington," the't j jh»y«r said. "She-had been city treasurer for years, even before I came here 10 years ago."' Reyno, Ark.-(*)-A lone bandit wearing i Dlack mask robbed the Farmers and , Merchants Bank here of about »l«,»0» today After ocking two bank officials and a customer in the vault He etcaped without Having an apparent trail. Police bttadcast an alarm for yellow eanvertible automobile seen parked near the bank Just before the stkkup. Glenn Srcra,- vice president of the bank, and taw of the three penpna locked in the vault, aaid the robber broke into the bank through a rear door 1 sometime before 1:43 a. m. and hid until the bank opened. Miss OUiteen Ah. rent, assistant cashier, was the only ether bank employe on duty as the bank opened..Ron Athy, a customer, entered behind Brawn and Miss Ahrent as they opened the front door. Brown said the bandit stepped from behind a door at the rear of the bank. 'He had an automatic In his hand," Brown related. "It looked mighty big. He brandished the gun- and told us to get in there, motioning to a small room in front of the vault: We got In there." Brown said the; bandit ordered Jlni and Athy. to get down on their cnees and told Mit* 'Ahrent to open the vault. Miss Ahrent took money from the vault and stuffed it into a ig paper bag handed her by the Mndtt, Brown reported. The trio was locked'in the vault and the robber fled. FBI, State Police and Randolph bounty officers said they had no *ad«. Reyno is situated on U.S. Highway 17 in Northeast Arkansas,'about It miles myth of the Mlunuri state line, in Randolph County. , Americans In Iran Attacked Rocks Thrown At ments are looking into' the matter. , · ;· He said their first reports Indicated that "nobody was touched, threatened, or anything else." '-The Treasury checked because the guard* with tne president's daughter on .her European trip are Secret Service,men. The Secret Service comes under jurisdiction of the Treasury Department. Miss Truman arrived in Swedeh last Sunday and left today for Finland. During her stay, Swedish newspapers reported that the three Secret Service Men .with her were armed and were pushing Swedish citizens around'in bullying fashion. : There was a specific complaint, among other things, that they had roughly handled a photographer. Critical After 13-Floor Plunge . Miami, Fla.-W-A man who plunged from the 13th floor of a downtown building and crashed through the roof and ceiling of an adjoining two -story structure was still alive today. Police identified him as Charles R. Svoboda, 41, of Miami. Svoboda apparently hit the root head first when he fell late yesterday afternoon. A hole about two feet square wa* found In the roof. He suffered deep cut* on the head, broken arms, a broken right leg, and possible internal and brain injuries. His condition was critical. KorMHKHird Seoul, Korea .-(ft- The U. S. Fifth,Air Force said about 200 Air .-Force and Navy warplanes today hit a Communist ammunition supply a'nd troop billeting area on the Korean west coast about 29 itlles northwest ot the Red capital of Pyongyang. Plane* from American carriers hit the target first--shortly alter noon. They were followed by Fifth Air Force.fighter-bombers. There were eight sepcnte targets in the area, the Air Force said. $45,000 Tbefl Walnut Ridge. Ark. -(JP)- Two men were held by El Reno, Okla., police today for odettioning about the 105,000 safe robbery in Bli Rock, Ark., Monday night. Sheriff D. S. Foley of Walnut Ridge said the men were arrested by the Oklahoma State Police yesterday afternoon ,when bullet holes in their, car attracted attention. Foley said the car the two men were driving carried -Lawrence County, Ark.', license tags and fitted the car sought by Arkansas police. One of the men claimed to have worked in a garage in Walnut Ridge. However, the iheriff said he couldn't find the garage in which the man worked or the firm which was supposed to have told him the car/Oklahoma police* told the sheriff the men explained the bullet holes in their car by saying they had shot it up while drunk on a fishing party. Irask Fires CesrtnM San Francisco - OP) - Standby crews today mopped up the flickering embers of five California brush and forest fires which burned over almost 10,000 acre*, killed on* man, Injured four, and destroyed several farm" building* and a Hindu religious retreat. Drivers Who Took Buses To U.S. Tell Britons About II London-(**)-Nlne Cockney busmen came home today from a 12,000-mUc tour of the United State*. and Canada and MM of · continent crowded with mountain! of loed, wtlMnaMd women and looney Me*** who drink their tee with let la It* Th* Cia«s»iyi took their towtr- tnf tPMbHHukm abroad l i v e mwrtfti «M u M ·ItMtl "C«M M IfMealT MtM I* «H(MI tour- liU, Mt"i(Mt«' at (Ml aUM tuHtm M « tiilm tten Itr the butnM* by ture, I* what makes American women, especially those In California, more attractive than those over here." ! Dennis explained thai whet he meant was that the tnlMer weather In the State* allows American women to w*ar lightweight and tkcrefor* more attractive clothe*. All the bwmen were flabber- gutad by AjuerieaM who rut ke The MytilHf buamen fnm Lou- «M tkochtd American waitan, . r DtMni l«r beer at tetMtratur*, tflUM .n»lt. Id MM Mw Y«r% i*t, Atty recalled, · (UtfMM ·ntttr **\ MV ·nl · M1N* *jf "Mv 'Miff'' i u Iwt water tap and then handed them over. The senior Cockney driver George James Gwynn, II, w*» struck by the "almost unbelievable hospitality" of the American, and the speed of American life ptrUeulirly the way the traffic "The American* are a jc-alMad people," he tale. The tearing Csefcmy driver* *re now going b«*k to their fid Jetw wheeling Mi dtuMidsekirr thrwifh the thick London traffic ·w No. II, whkh gave free rid* thtV. ·,, k of iMauiU on U. S,'military, per- «onn«l, *ever«1 Americans, including two lieutenant colonel*, were attacked today by Red-Inspired Iranians as the 'American* .drove through Tehran'* street*. An official U. S.'Anhy Million report »iid the firrt.'attack occurred at 1:20'«.-m. local time, when Lt. Col. WUUam B. Stelven. mullet left tlie offices of the'U.'S. Information Service to go to the Iranian War Ministry. When his car paused in traffic a Ur|e rock crashed through the rear window. Ten minutes later a sedan c«r- rying Lt. Col. : Ben Legare' and Ma j. Milan Elott w«i hit by two brick* near Instanb.ul street where ati American sergeant was stoned yesterday. ' · Another incident occurred when Master Sgt. Maxie Page and Pvt. Stephen I. Laoglie, riding in an Army truck, were stoned by three persons standing on Stalin Street. $474,600GrantMade For Teacher-Training Program In Arkansas ., Experiment In Education Win Open Next Month It Wot A Surprise IrlnAnrtt Flick ((««), l,8Ute Department 'clerk, Jet* eul' a JeyOus shout on (earning that «he'» Ml** Washington of 1151 and the capital's reprcMntativt in tH*:jiunMrlc* coDtett at Atlantic City. JeaaiM Fryer (right),: wa*M of nine flnalUis. ' ' ' . FMUW. ft* tocruu Hiy Be Brazil Give* dunce Te live Sao Paulo, Br**il-(*)-Ho»pital authorities here report that a 21- year-old woman gave birth to girl quintuplet* last night. Doctor* said they stand a good chance of surviving. The babies, weighing.less than three pounds each, were born in the space of .three'hours in the interior village of 'Sao Carlos, authorities said. . The parent* are Jose Albino. M, a Negro laborer and his wife Maria. The mother and-her five babies were brought to Sao Paulo hospital. The Infants were placed In in incubator. Few Are Trapped ta Cm By Risk* Wifer Muotafhal, . Switzerland - (/Ft Four Swiss men have been trapped in an underground cavern near here for five days, police disclosed today. The men entered the underground network of cav- ems--known as "Hell's Hole"-- Frfda'y, police said. Rising water* cut them oft and it ha* been Impossible to communicate with them. A diver from Zurich hai been ordered to stand by for possible rescue operations Repeat Performance For Store Operator fan Fr»nd«co.(^."Oh, no, not again," said ittjuor. c+triMr Thomas Lagto* when i youthful walked In* his MMm . Uttle-»ock-(*)-The leuthyreit-' em Beir''Telepfasr.f i.'Company may file appiicatlph ;tSr '.a $1.1 miliioh' rate increase' with; the' Public Service Commission. this week. The reported action Would ·mend a rat* application filed before the PSC last April. That application was rejected. O. D. Longstreth, Little Rock city attorney, an .opponent of earlier attempt* by the company to raise rates, laid .that "we're going to fight It, If other cltle* in Arkansas will come in and help us with some funds." Southwestern filed it* present rate request last April l l . l t would have amounted to an increase of IS to M. cent* per for flat rat* telephones. The company sought to put the new in- Teai* into effect under a law hlch permits a utility-to file a bond with the rate Increase rc- que»t. The bond would serve "5 a guarantee for a rebate to customer* ot Overcharges if the increase was not granted. The company was refused permission by the PSC to file the bond and place the rate in effect. Higher Ceilings For Metal Goods WasMngton-pPHHigher ceiling price* are in prospect for just about all metal goods. The Office ot Price Stabilization is drafting »n order permittng manufacturers to hike ceilings on all products containing steel, aluminum and copper. j**h Mid, "Ye**, tittft* and iHml the *·* risjijitr if HI. Hd tlssn' dMMVSjsl LifsM ante tht fcsstst nMsn twtf him IBB stMlsM VVQT cesesi ArMand MSN, MM sHwi ·djfi-fw 15 Institutions Of Higher Learning To Take Part The Fund for the Advancement of Education has mad* an initial grant of $474,600 to Arkansas to enable teacher-training Institutions of the state to initiate a long- range experiment in education which, it is believed, will produce better trained teachers for the public ichools. Announcement of the grant was made by Dean Henry Kronenberg ot tne University College ol Education who, during the past year, has directed much ol the preliminary work leading up to adoption ol the plan* for the experimental program. Dean Kronenberg received confirmation of the grant in a telephone conversation with Dr. Thomas Spriglnt. ot Pasadena, secretary of the Fund tor the Advancement of Education. (The Fund far the Advancement of Education Is s trust organization which -was established bf tke Ford Foundation te promote edp- catlonal development. The AM Is' presided ever by it* own stsslt of oftlcHU and by · separat* board ot director*.) ' · ··· :The grant ot »474,80fl. Is to eer. er the increased cost* of the pr«- gram, above, the normal operational costs of the participating tnttt- lutloni, for 'th* (Irtt year ot the "At l«ait eight to 10 years will tie r*«ulf«d te determine. definHe- ly the etf(vt!v«oew of the experimental program, and we anticipate additional grants from the Fund for the Advancement of Education over a period of several years," Dean Kronenberg ·fated. Dean Kronenberg emphasized that the grant will not lewen the present financial reapomlbiliUc* «C the participating Institutions. Fifteen Institutions of higher learning in Arkansas have been approved as four - year teacher- training Institution*. All IS have signified their intention of partic- Festival At Tontitown Set To Open Mass at 7:45 a. m., tomorrow will open the Jith annual Grape Festival at Tontitown. The Rev. Thomas J. Kennedy, pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, will officiate, a n d ' t h e St.. Cecilia choir j j_ _ will sing the Mass. Tomorrow Grant T* Cever Ceai. night and Friday night, from 5 to | KThe ^^ from , he run( , lor the Advancement ot Education can not be used by participating institutions in support ol their regular academic programs," Dean Kronenberg said. "The sole purpose of the grant is to cover the actual costs ot the experiment above the normal operational costs ot the various institutions ipating In the five-year expert- mental program, De»n Kronen- g o'clock, spaghetti dinners wll be served--they are by reservation. Thursday, Friday and Saturday night* there will be dancing to the music of Doyle Clark and his Lazy Riders orchestra, and a carnival is 'to be open starting today. Friday the . Solemn. High Mass ot Harvest Thanksgiving will be held, with Father Kennedy as celebrant. The deacon will be the Rev. Thomas R. Staudcr, assistant pastor. The Rtv. Joseph N. Doyle, pastor of Rogers, Ark., Catholic Church will serve as sub-deacon o' the- mass. The contest for grape growers, will be conducted at '0:30 a. m., I Friday. Cash awards will be given for the three top places. James J. Hlghfill. superintendent of the Springdafe Water De- 'partmcnt will deliver the principal address Friday evening preceding crowning of Miss Virginia Fianco as Queen Concordia. She will be attended by Misses Betty Leu CONTtNIirD ON fHOt THREE Three Suffer Injuries In Early Morning Auto Wrecks Three person* were injured and I car and a heavy sedan driven | few automobile* badly damaged ' ' ' ~ - - ' In two accidents this morning. The driver of a vehicle figuring in one of the accident* wis arrested. The victim* w*re.Memliif.d ·« Mrs. Wanda Shlrtman, 24. of Hunuvtlle; Mr*. FkM McEtkaMy, 7t, of HunUvllle, and Peggy Kendall, U, laughter of Dell Kendall of Sermffale. All ware rMing in the SMnxnm ear. ; Mr*. McElhaney and Mr*. Shire. mew ware *)l*fnlt*td from the County HatpUal after treatment and kniieat,.TlM Kendall Tib lev Utf AH ttMi w*f» take* to DM ltt»Hal Mr a'JMMi's am»aj|«lme. City p*tk* f«M ftt tnteVtnt Mat l:M-«. m, it the Isner- ·V-'VMMM.'Mii' MM* Mr*. Mrtmiii w*i tfriv- M M*MM WfcM Mr taking part." , The experimental program ..Involves a great many technicaUat- Uils concerning curriculum ptts)- ning and organization. Dean Kron- enberz said, but the program is essentially this: Fire-Year Trailing Students who are' accepted for training in the experimental program-will go through a five-year period of training. During the first four years, the students will specialize in the subject which they expect to teach, and In addition they will follow A broad program of general education, including work In English and related studies; health, physical education, and recreation; development of American institution;; physical and human geography; human growth and development; physical and biological sciences: the humanities, Including the basic principles ot art and music; and human relations. A part ot the fifth year will be devoted to professional training in including of Fayetteville, collided. The Easlerllng tar overturned, but personal obsi techniques. The remainder of th. fifth year will be devoted to sup- Eastcrling escaped injury. To,,, ' r ^ s e d . c n n g In .public rfltma mm tft 1 hit.turn **··· i , « o **tlm- I cl * 1JV " '*·-- v * v , , dsmsge to the two cars wa.t csllm »t«d st »1,40(1, No arrests were ,nade. Fred Geoale.i. 47, of Fort Smith, was charged with failure to yield tbe right-of-way following « 6 s. m. accident on Highway 71 just north of the city limits. Sheriff Bruce Crider said Calvin S. Edwards of Springd.le, Route 1. "as driving louth when Geo*tes, who WM traveling Berth, turned across the highway In hi* ptth. Th* Ed- WudJ 1 emr WM overturned by the la****. .Both man escaped Injury. Total damage wan estimated at ·NO )· Munltipal Court (hi* morn- situation, plus .some additional professional studies. Students accepted for the experimental course will receive academic credit for tne fifth year of work and »le*g with achotor- shlps to help defray the expe«ta Ing 0**»t» « U*»l Of $14. fined W and Dean Kronenberg pointed mt that educators have too?, felt that a five-year program_«LJS)j«B*r- oonrmygo on mat im** Arkanwi - Clear *« t««r eloudy this ·fternaeav MMfht *· .Thwradayt Mt *·«* «|M|i M temperature*.

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