Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 28, 1952 · Page 1
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M PAGES TODAY Rtad by over 25,000 Daily Mtntth T*t flnt C*M«« Of TMi AuoctaMd Pratt Umd Win ·AYtTTiVim, AMUHSAS. THURSDAY IVtNINO, AUGUST M, 1M2 Big Search On In Missouri For Desperado uau y«/.(t.vlll« int vletMt* fair tonlihi: loiwrnv with w If cool oiwrnv tttl with wid.1, Kiitin) slum, If cooler. Ttmptriuiru: Him Jjiy M. nr»n lid.r M, lowlLi \ ·4. nicinvi cum racmc, MO. -(»·)- Roadblocks, bloodhounds, and a patrol plane failed today to trap one of the FBI's 10. most' wanted fugitives," William Merle Martin,' in rugged country near here. The. all-out manhunt began last night after Martin, 42, was believed sighted during a wild automobile chase by slate highway' patrolmen. The fugitive, believed armed, is aought in the slaying of Deputy Sheriff Willard Carver near Olathe, Kan., Jast-June 23. | mites r w n es f t le of i 's 0 V"" ' ield 40 pursuing highway patrolman forced his car into a ditch. Bloodhounds lost his trail and highway patrolmen set up a car cordon around the area, centered into a 20-square mile section about 30 miles southwest of St. Louis and a few miles from this small town. Police said the. terrain is so rough a man might be able to hide for, days without being found. Martin, formerly of Joplin, Mo., was last reported in .Pirmingham, Ala., wr Martin's told off: panied 1 Capf. 1 souri Hi, sighted number Birmingh Reside careful. he had las a she him. Martin's traveling companion. She 'ild officers Martin had accom- anied her to Birmingham. Capt. Lewis'Howard of the Missouri Highway Patrol said the car 's Claim t [Progress Of Army Bus Takes A Plunge Is Cited By Pace A crumpled passenger bus lies upside down at the mouth of a railroad tunnei near Edsewater. N. J., after falling 30 feet from a narrow y/oodcn bridge overhead. One person was killed and at least 15 were injured in the crash. Stevenson Fires At Opponents In Two Speeches Republicans Split Illinois Governor New York-WP)-The major maneuvers in Gov. Adlai Stevenson's campaign strategy were becoming clearer today as he traveled through the New York area in his · battle for the presidency. In effect, he has now come to grips with Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, his Republican opponent Both candidates are in New York. Each has delivered a major speech before the American Legion convention. 'They spoke'on different days, but before the same group of listeners. For each man. this was the true' beginning of his campaign. In the, Legion speech, "and in another delivered last night at a Democratic i-ally near Asbury . Park, N. J., Stevenson 'struck out at Eisenhower in these areas: 1. "I am not in the delicate position of another candidate for nigh office, who faces the ticklish roblem of whether to swallow p h -ils principles and endorse all the candidates running on the tame ticket with him." 2. "The Republicans are split wide open on foreign policy . . . Some of us are reluctant to admit that peace cJnnpt be won by some dlever diplomatic maneuver or by propaganda" 3. "The people of this country aic better off than they or any other people have ever been." 4. . "On domestic policy, onlv now are they (the Republicans) slowly and reluctantly accepting the ideas successfully sponsored by the Democratic party years ago. It looks more and more to me as though they are going to stand on our program." In those four points, Stcvcnso Is expected to find his principa areas of attack on the Rcpubli cans. JarsayUei Jubilant New Jersey Democrats wer Jubilant after the outing last nigh More than 4,000 party member (.-aid $50 a plate for dinner, am and some. 2,000 other guests, de Early Vote Call Is Issued By Japan's Premier Tokyo-(A)-In a niove to have his political strength, pro-U. S Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida today forced dissolution.. of the lower house of the Japanese Diet (Parliament) andsetlhe first post- occupation general electon for October j. The date-is at least a Tionth or 45 dsys'before'rtvals lelt .hey. would be ready .to.defeat th i4-year-old premier. Yoshida, sometimes called by hi opposition an "American pupp-t 1 because he cooperated, strongl.i with Allied occupation authorities eft yesterday' for a rest in the mountains 80 miles southwest o Tokyo..He rushed back today to slam through the dissolution. legion Would K7cp U.J. Out Of Any Federations New York-(/P)-The American Legion late yesterday adopted a resolution- expressing opposition :o participation by the United number as one reported stolen in last Monday. -- -- were warned to be careful. Howard said all reports le had received indicate Martin las a shotgun and a revolver with lim. Production Czar To Speed Plane Building Urged Committee Critical Of Slow Production, Recommends Changes! t o , conclusion of "cautious 1 ,,,,,, Washington - yp) - Senate de- mism, tempered by the considera- fensc investigators said today an tion of tenuous problems'that lie excess of gadgets and top level in- ahead." decision have flowed down mill- In the 26 months since the Kp- tary aircraft production and pre-|rcan conflict began, he said, the Of^uyingFurlough Was "Hoax 'Declares Charge Made In Dealt) New York-(/P)-Secretary of the* Army Pace said today the Army has made "substantial and heartening" progress since the start ol the Korean war. Back only a few days from inspecting American troops in Europe, Pace made the statement in a speech at the national convention of the American Legion, which today elects its national commander. Regarding the state of the Army, Pace said, the facts "fairly lead Vented'the development of adequate air defenses for the United States. The highly' critical report was the latest of a series from the Senate Armed ,,,,. ness Subcommittee headTM u, Lyndon B. Johnson (D-Tex). In order to speed aircraft production to meet a possible Russian atomic attack, the report su; gested appointment of a full-tin production czar by the preside md an overhauling of preser basic defense legislation. Some of the same recommen dations were made last Novem ber by the same group but Chair man Johnson, in a separate state ment, indicated they had not bee carried out. States in any form of world federation. Other resolutions ineluded: Continued efforts to improve . , scribed as independents, present for the speeches. wer The governor had a heavj schedule of appointments in hi hotel headquarters .set for today and more speeches are on the docket before he leaves the New York area. Area Men Aboard Ship Docking At Seattle llKht men from Northwest Arkansas were listed as aboard the Navy transport Marine Lynx, which docked yesterday afternoon In Seattle, Wash. They arc: Pfc. Max W. Ayeu of Boule 1, Combs; Cpl, Arthur L. Bartholomew of Route 1, Weit Foik; Tfc. Doyl* Seal of Route 1, Spring. dala; Sgt. William L, Hinds of Rout* 4, Sprlngda-le: Cpl. Eugene Hoidtn of Route I, Cant Hill; Cpl Thomas R. Trahln, Slloam Springs; Pvt. James W. Vlllln*. Cane Hill: ,,,,, ,,,,, ,,,, ,,,,,,,, wlv ,, 7 ,,.. · nout. 2 P Hunu in,' Wh " C * y of lock ' FrM Kerr " riTMln«i«n Route 2, HunUviile. I, president of the organization. relations between Spain and North Atlantic pact countries, and fur- her military and 'economic aid 'i Western Germany. Declarations against any mani- estatibn of Communist aggression or infiltration in Southeast Asia, the Far East and Middle East nations. That the Communists in Korea "be advised of our immediate intention to speedily end the truce talks if no agreement is reached." "More aggressive effort" by the government to obtain the release of Associated Press Corresponden William Oatis, now confined in a Czechoslovakia prison, and other Americans in Red jails. Hot Weather Spreads Into Eastern Areas (By Tht Associated Press) Some of the hot weather from the Southwest moved into the Central and Eastern parts of the country today. It continued .hot in Texas, with Fort Worth's top reading of 99 yesterday marking :he 35th straight day with tern- peratures of 99 or higher. The high at Presidio, Texas, was 105 Rain fell in Southern, Midwest and Western area early today. A Mnall storm was centered over Eastern .South Carolina causing rain over most of the Carolines Thundcrshowerss were reported rom Minnesota and Western Wisconsin southward into Iowa, fhundershowers also hit areas cast of the Central and Southern Johnson said the airpower build up has been slowed down by "capacity for indecision which a times has reached amazing lev els." Although the Defense Depart ment did name a production czar Johnson said, "he did not receiv the necessary authority and ever! tually was reduced to the status of a Job holder part-time." Aide of Johnson said this was Clay Bed ford, industrial leader who wi named special assistant to the secretary of defense. "Ciar" Fropeted The. new report asked appointment of "a full-time production czar with, powers to determine priorities, to freeze designs to the necessary extent, and to oider quantity production initiated, that our minimum air requirements are met as quickly as possible." The report also called for a rreater share ol ledeial funds.for air power and less for ground and EB arms. The report was sharply critical of constant changes in models and Army has grown from 5»3,000 men to more than 1,555,0,000. .,,,. · "Our training system," he said from the "is second to none in the world, prepared- The quality of our leadership, as d by Sen. well .as the numbers of officers available, is substantially better than when we started our buildup for'World War II:" . Weaawos ImpmeeV Weapons have improved, too, Pace said, ''and the potential of the atom will in the future be added to our firepower in the form of guided missiles and. artillery." Pace said the relationships be tween the regular Army and the reserves are better than at any time. More than 300,000 soldiers who have 'returned from Korea under the rotation plan have gjn« into the reserves. Asserting that while rotation 'represents the best in the capacity of a democratic nation to re- idjust itself to a problem it never taced before--the problem of lair- peace and half-war," the secretary said it poses'big problems. In the year ending July 1,1»U, the-Amy i»tor" 1 -"eackinf "« will lose 750,000 meri under'the from RtihfrdT' rotation plan. .Pace laid, and con- N°Y,"Sd«i5' inued: ' . . . ' ' · . - .^ "That means that.while we puur 750,000 men into the trained re- erve, the Army faces the K;r- ulean task of training 750,000 :iew men--most as basic trainees, but me as specialists. "This means that the whole additions of gadgets and gimmicks to aircraft designs. It said there was a need for design freezes and mass production. "A tendency toward 'gimmick- rie' has loaded some of our .planes with gadgets to a point where their effectiveness has been d creased," the report said. No such delays face Soviet Hus- sia, the report indicated, saying: "When the Rusians stop making tractors and start making tanks they can ill afford to permit such end items to become obsolete." Bad Programming Charged Some comments in the body of the report appeared more withering than the conclusion and rec ommcndations. An example: "As will be demonstrated, the history of our air buildup is a saga of bad programming, neglected warnings, lack of co-ordination, abuse, misuse, and disuse of power, bad advices to the executive, and a general refusal on the part of our governmental agencies to pull together or work together in a dedicated way to strengthen our air arsenal." Even 2 years after the surprise Communist attack in Korea,, the report said, "We have far less than the first-line aircraft we need. It added: irmy v.'ill be turned Into a g!-. antic training base, fighting to lold combat readiness, but press- d in .every sector for training cplacements. "To do this and continue oiir otatipn of combat soldiers'I rom orea is. going to strain every erve and sinew of the Army'' ·We Line. Dram · The Legion, electing a new i:om- under, found political battle lines rawn between two major ton- nders. Recognized front-runners r the post are Lewis'1C. Cough, 44, former Navy commander from Pasadena, Calif., and Walter E Alessandroni, 39 former Marino captain from Philadelphia, bolS World War II veterans. The elections in Madison Squsre Garden this afternoon mark the conclusion of the four-day, 34ih annual convention. The Legion Auxiliary, the women's organization, also concludes its sessions. Next year's national sessions GOP Campaign Is Promised Eisenhower Passes Word Sparring For Presidency Near End New York-(fl)-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower today assured his followers that his prelinrnaty sparring for the presidency was about finished and that soon he will undertake "a fighting, hard-hitting campaign." He passed the word to William L. Pfeiffer, New York Republican state chairman, and Republican leaders of eight New York Ciiv metropolitan counties who visited him at his Hotel Commodore headquarters. "He' assured us he is going to wage o very. strong, aggressive campaign," Pfeiffer reported. The Republican leader met the general at, 7:30 a. m. He WAS scheduled to keep 12 other appointments with · individuals and groups before nightfall. . Pfeiffer said he and the metro politan county leaders discussed Communism and corruption a prime campaign issues. Eisenhower has premise that.h will receive a "surprising" laboi Votjl'.on election day. Word tha th* general would, «t ,«ubstantia They Did It he crew of a British twin jet Canberra bomber check data lust re makln, a rocort flight across the ocean and relSrn from E : .yesterdav »;4f Alba'hj " three'-mil - ' · ".'I. f» i.«uvaa -,"«· «««tf llliWVUIil" lioriNnember AFL Building" and Construction. Trades Department and'a long-time Democrat, "For 20 years we've been with the Democrats and they think they've, got us in their vest pocket," Gray said after corifer- ir.f with the general. He emoha sized he was speaking for him self, not for his union, but he said he knew that eight or 10 other top union .officials would support Ei- enhower. He did not give their names.. . He declared that a "surprising number" of rank-and-file unionists would vote Republican. Other visitors to Elsenhower said he told them he intended to make a full-scale speech on civil rights and the controversial Issue of a Fair Employment Practices tommisslon.' Eisenhower registered yesterday to vote in the presidential election here and also applied for an absentee ballot to use in case he is not in New York on election day. will be in St. Louis. Only " New York-(yp)-Secrctary of the Army Frank Pace says he think* flying saucers,jauft, products' of tflie? imagination?* 11 ·'-·»M: · /.'I-think wo-have enough real problems to worry bout without conjuring up Imagnary ones," Pace said. Pace said last night. (M Communists House Untrue Inquiry Is Ended By Pulaski Group; '.. Timing Criticized Little Rock-f*)-A Grand Jury today branded as a "hoax" Slayer Tuck Bishop's claim to have paid $1,300 for his freedom from the Arkansas state prlaori. Bishop m»de his charge from the death house In Utah's itate penitentiary where he was awaiting execution for a twin kllllnj at Ophlr. Utah. His execution iinc*' was stayed and a new trial ordered. The accusation was made during the Arkansas gubernatorial campaign, and a special Grand Jury was called at the request of I Atty. Gen. Ike Murry to invtati- f»te. · . . , Bishop, nerving i life sentence after four killings at Sprlngdilt, Ark., fallen to return from a Christmas furlough and was not heard from until arrested In Utah. "It Is our opinion," a 10-page jury report said. today, "that Bishop's allegations are not substantiated by any evldenc* obtained, and It must be our present belief that the story was a hoax perpetrated by Bishop, a six U»* killer, in an effort to delay his execution." · TlMtac CrlUeM The jury resort, «lgned by Fatti' man J. J. Schmelzer, critldf*d timing of the announceir*nt,.«rf Bishop's statement. First public word came on-the Saturday night before the JlHy » Democratic primary Wh*n Hurry released a letter to Pulttki Planes From U. S. Carriers Jo n In Aerial Strikes Seoul, Korea-(/rVU.S. Air Force | bombers rained new · destruction j or, Communist supply'contci'.i near ! Pyongyang the capital, of North Korea, Wednesday night after plnncs from three U.S. Navy carriers bnmbcd RW power plants In the Northwest. The fury, of the aerial strikes was in sharp contrast to light action along the 155-mile battlefront. The U.S. Eighth Army's ovenlng tactical summary Thursday was the shortest of the war. ' U.N. patrols engaged enemy units up to a platoon in strength, a:i action continued light along the Eighth Army front." j A briefing officer said that More Prisoner-Of-Wir "Incidents" Indicated Seoul, Korea-Wj-The Army indicated today there have "been fresh Hed prisoner of war incidents or demonstrations in U N POW camps since Sunday. It said ii. would have an announcement tomorrow. ' The Army, earlier this week dU. closed details on two POW incidents In July and 10 between August 11 and 24. It said four prisoners were killed and 64 injured n these. Asked today-if there had been "In our opinion, no business or- rurthe r incidents, a spokesman anizatlon would countenance the J, or th * U - N - Prisoner of War «cuses and self-serving justifies- - om TMnd said: lions for either the unrealism of We Wl " n " v « another an- the schedules established or the I J 0 """TM"' tomorrow which will inability to meet even the rsduc- brin * yeu ."" '".date." tocky mountains. Fair weather was reported In other parts of the country. Trimble To Speak At Farmers Union Meeting Rep. J. W. Trimble of Berryvllle will address the Washington Coun- y Farmers' Union at a meeting t Harmon Playfleld tomorrow veninic, K was announced today. A watermelon feast and prc- "·- will get under way al 7 o 1 . ed schedules. "Despite attempted legerdemain with charts and graphs, nothing can obscure ths fact that our Planners have failed miserably. They h»ve continually erred in netting production goals." The report said the Air Force In June, 1951, planned monthly production of 1J050 aircraft, Uler stepped this up to 1,409 a month but cut It back In January of this year to 100. Arkansas -- Centrally fair this afternoon, tonight and Friday. Widely «eatt«red thundenhowen In west portion F r i d a y . No ant tcmperaturo changes. Progressive Candidate Seeks Korea War End Culver City, Callf.-MVVlncent Halllnan, presidential candidate of the Progressive party opened his campaign in South*TM California last night with a demand for an Immediate ceat»-f!re in Korea. Th* San Francisco attorney addreiMd a crowd In Culver City Stadium which police, estimated at mor* than »,000. The rally was orderly, but afterward a froup of teenagers hopted and jeer*d the crowd at It left th* stadium. Strike Idleness In July Cosily li Diys Losl Washington-OP)-The Labor Department reported today that strike idleness in July cost 124 million man-days work, largely because of the steel stlke. This was the greatest idleness reported from strikes for any month since October, 1949, except the 14 million man-days of idleness In June when the steel strike was in full swing. The number of workers on strlks during July was 850,000, compared with one million in June. Pedestrian Is Struck By Car S.G. Martin Not Hurt Critically S G Martin, 48, of 616 Ida Street was injured painfully about 7-15 ast night when he stepped from letwcen two parked automobiles nlo the path of a car on East :enter Street opposite the Moun- ain Inn. Sheriff Bruce Crldcr, who investigated, said witnesses agreed is driver, Bobby D. Taylor, 22, f 88 East Third Street, was un- » -......-. »om m a i : poiuicai campaign. . b £%^.?£ffi,ffia^ "" "" ' ute ""L"'I* Ml that had no campato """ · ' TM»W.^M^^^,'!!*TM^^^ . 1 , . * the ttatemeat and asking a Grand Jui-y lBrtitl)t»tloh. ; Cov. Sid' McMath denied that any furlough hid been sold to BUhop, "The Grand Jury feel»," the *e- port s»ld, -'that th« matter should hive been directed to the attention of the prosecuting attorney several weeks ear!l«r than it wai." .First word of the accusations came In « letter -to McMath and to the Arksnsai Gazette, the n- nort said, about 30 days before Murry acted. McMath directed State Police authorities to reap- er»te with Gazette reporter! in in investigation. ' "We are of the opinion that any such charge as serious as this rf · Kardless of its source, should be the subject of a thorough Invtsti- nation," the report weTit on. "But we feel that It is Indeed untar- tunate that this Investigation had to be conducted In the heat of a political campaign. miles an hour, Taylor was not held. The sheriff said Martin walked from between two pa iked cars and stepped into th? path of Taylor's car in an rffort to avoid a car coming from the opposite direction. He was thrown to the pavement. The injured man was renvi"cd to County Hospital In a Watson's ambulance. Attendants said this morning that he suffered a possible fracture of the lower right lr.T. r l l f * ahnll! Ihn for..* ..«.! -I I. I lr-3, cuts about the face and shock. ' explosions in the tnrget area. ......... ,,,,,,, d w , t nullllcflsl AO- rea, the Essex and the Princeton, Sent up 222 individual flights Ihnt dumped explosives on the electric plant at Chosen and other facilities from Kojo to Chongjln. In a raid on Sohung, 50 miles soulii of Pyongyang, 15 B-26s unloaded on a Comrnunlit supply center after civilians had been warned to flee. Pilots reported 25 files and three iargc secondary e avy said the Rover and Iwo sistcr/hips off Northeast K 0 . ', Wl ' ichh imp . u(fn;d " ln ;""*? ° f Mvcrtl 'l e , bfrn more he ' ore thcy w ' r « m * St Search Is Pressed For Airmen Hissing h Gulf Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.-f/p). A «arcly continued today for six missing B-17 crew members whose plane was shot down by mistake "to the Gulf of Mexcn by one of the Air Force's new F86d jet fight. *5rc. Two members of the crew, S, Sift. Charles D. Jones of Meridian, Miss., and Airman 2C Peter D Rosin* of Ingle»lde, III., were rlshed from stormy Gulf waters after floating 24, hours on a life raft. Pickup In Strength By Hurricane Feared Twelve Superfortresses bombed public." Three Ckcleea Open The jury had its choice of three decisions, the report said. Bishop's story was true; it was a-hoax, th«, gunman had been duped Into be-" lieving he was buying the furlough. " "Although the evidence does not furnish a conclusive answer to questions Miami, Fla. -MV The tropical 5 " P . p ,' y ,TM nlcr ncar Chunghwa, hurricane cradled In the Atlantic f,°-"- ."' ^°»*' an «. and 16 other three days ago was expected to increase its walloping power today. No reports were ocelvcd from the vicinity of the disturb, ance early today. The Weather Bureau reported its center was estimated to he 380 miles north- northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, early this morning light bombers cratcred a main supply .road cast of the Hed capital. Losses Noted The U.N. command announced in Tokyo ihat combined Air Force and Navy aircraft losses since the war started nrmbcr 1,572 planes a g a i n s t confirmed Communist losses of B42, little Rock Firemen Consider Strike In Effort To Force Pay Hike From City State Instructors, Of Agriculture Meet Little Rock-MVMor* than 250 Arkansas vocational agriculture Instructors bafan a Three-day m**tlni. hare today for th* pur- »*· of reappraising their teach- li(pro(rams. , Dr. John Tyler Caldwell, president nf the Unlvtritly of ArVannat. will ipeak at the group'. «nnual banquet tonight. Little Rock - UP, - More thin half of Little Rock's union firemen voter! last night to seek means for striking for higher wa'ges from the city. Turned down repeatedly by the City Council In their bid for a pay raise, 75 of the 134 union firemen volsd to aik the AFL International Association of Firefighters to sanction a strike. The firemen also asked a committee to study federal laws and Civil Scr- vice regulation* for »ny ponslble l«*al prohibition against linking Ihe city. I % Vlllllfll aj| Mayor Pratt Remmc! laid last: Saturday, night the dly needs more fire s t a - ' - tlons nnd firemen and this problem must be solved before any pay boosts can be made. The union nlsn formed a com- mlllec to seek aid from city businessmen In their fight wllh the council, nemmcl said he "would be very happy to aid the firemen In talking with businessmen." The union Is seeking a graduated scale of raises which would hike the pay of hosemen from raised, it is our on a comprcrttfi- -. in, that Bishop's'.al- u are not substantiated by any. evidence obtained," the jurors said. JpjnHIMM XReOUnn Speech IR Mississippi Mendenhall, Miss. - fjF) -Sen. John Sparkman, Democratic vice presldentltl nominee, will open a two week campaign tour with a speech here tonight. The Alabama senator will, speak at th* high school stadium under the auapjrta of the Junior Chamber et Coni- merce. His next scheduled tpeech will . be at the AM VETS national ton- I vention at Grand Rapidi, Mich., ** to J24II from $408 |« $411 the chief Price Of Milk Goes Up In Birmingham Birmingham - (fh · Milk prim her* will jump two cants Mr quart Monday on milk **M in co- per containers aim «M ttm M milk sold In bottles. Th* raia* »m make th* price to Ult 20 cent* per quart far lr.*d milk In paper eonialiHn, a*sl 27 rent* for paawwttM i ..,'«wtaln*n,

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