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a PAGES TODAY ktmd by over 25,000 Daily Tta Prt/te hir.rt.fli Tftt Pint Concur. Of TW$ Newspaper AmdirKd Prou iMMd Win MYiniVUU. AMANSAS.yiOAY Log Jam On The Highway Stevenson Stand Crowd lo Gel President Out During Trip To Milwaukee Washington-yPj-President Tru »nan looked over the.ammunition · today for his first "whistle-stop" tour for the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket. - The outgoing president and his . While House staff brushed aside queries as lo how many speeches he will make 'on his Labor Day tour lo Milwaukee, bul one veteran aide declared: "Any slop where they show us a crowd at a respectable hour, . we'll show them the presidenl on the back platform." Truman was asked yesterday if he would name the targets of his . give-'em-hell talks lo and/from Milwaukee, Monday and Tuesday. He said Ihe newsmen would have to find out as he went along. Kis special train leaves Washington lale Sunday night for Milwaukee where he will m a k e a - majoivspeeah-itja.JUibor Day rally , at 8:30 p. m., CST Monday. He will return lo Washinglon Tuesday night. Westbound, ihe trip will take Truman Ihrough Pittsburgh, Crestline, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Chicago. Returning, the special train will be routed Ihrough Cin- · cinnati, Ohio, Parkersburg, darks: burg and Key;;er, W. Va. j Sharp With Legion I The president spoke up sharply when reporters asked him about a demand by the American Legion that he oust Dean Acheson as secretary of stale. Truman s a i d the Legion's resolution was got up by young boys and passed by a silent vote. He did not explain what he meant by silent vote but in New York, Rogers Kclley of. Edinburg, Texas, chairman of the Legion's F o r e ign Relations Committee which presented the oust-Acheson resolution, challenged Truman s "young boys" statement Kelley said all but two of the 33 Fugitive Believed Trapped In Missouri; Police Try Waiting MARTIN Sales Of Department Stores In District Up St. Louis-yP)-Departmcnt slore sales in Ihe Eighlh Federal Re serve Bank dislricl continued to gain for the third consecutive weel: over a like period for a year ago. The gain was not general. Sales in Memphis and small cities were down, but elsewhere they were up, including Litlle Rock which committee members were 40 or older. The outgoing commander, Don- 1 r _^ aid R. Wilson, said in his retiring .^ -- »-··· address: «unng | lhe week and Lou i sville eight showed an eight per cent gain for the week ending August 23 over the same week of 1951. St. Louis reported a seven per cent gain for "I am advised thai there arc _T he Ei .B hln dislricl as a whole, persons who say this convention wai conducted by a group of children. I must remind any such person that, if we are children we are children of Gid, and chil- · dren who fought for this country. 1 Truman, at his news conference, said that if the Legionnaires had the responsibility for naming the · best man in lhe Uniled Slates for the job they would not have passed the resolution, because that man is Dean Acheson. Truman said any further answer to the Legion's demand would be unprintable. ' Mongolian Chief Is Welcomed In Moscow Moscow-WVThe' Premier of , the Soviet-Allied Mongolian Peoples Republic arrived in Moscow last night from his Central Asian capllal of Ulan Bator to take par m the current Russia-Red China talks. The Mongolian chief, Tse Den Bal, was welcomed at the airport by Soviet Deputy Premier Anistas Mikoyan and Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky. was up Jive per cent for the week and two per cent for the comparable week in 1951. Would End "Political" Control Of Korean War New York - (fl) The American Legion has asked the administration to abandon "political control" of lhe Korean war and give the military complete authority for its conduct The Legion adopted the resolution at the close of its 34th annual convention in Madison Square Garden last night. Pacific, Mo.-(/P)-PcJicc, c o n- vinccd they have a cordon around William Merle Martin, 42, one of ihe FBI's 10 most-wanted fugitives, adopted a starve-him-out attitude today. "We can't possibly get enough men to comb those woods thoroughly," Capt. Lewis Howard of the Missouri Highway Patrol said "Our men could go within three feel o[ him in some seclinns and net know it. We'll jusl have to wajl Until he"gets hungry enough to make a break." A driver of a car. stolen in Birmingham, Ala., several days ago, fled into a rugged section of Western St. Louis County, about 40 miles wesl of St. Louis after highway troopers forced the vehicle inlo a ditch. They said the man answered Martin's description. Around dusk yesterday two armed farers, part of a large group of civilians who have joined county, state and federal authorilies in the area, saw a man who ap- pcred lo be Martin walk from the woods. The man spotted them and HH By Lodge Terms Statement "Insincere Piece Of Double Talk" New York-(fl)-Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., today denounced as a "pious, insincere piece of double talk" Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson's statement last night against congressional filibusters. The Massachusetts senator, who vas chairman of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential cam- laign Advisory Committee, said he Democrats had controlled the Senate for four years and had done nolhing about it." Stevenson said yesterday that If lected president he would use whatever influence he might have to get the Senate to change its ules under which filibusters have illed civil rights legislation." The Democratic presidential ominee said "lhe sound of tire- ;ss voices is the price we pay for ic right to hear the music of our wn opinions. But there is also a oment at which Democracy must rove its capacity to act. Every an has a right to be heard, but o man has the righl to strangle Democracy with a single set of vocal chords." Lodge asserted the Democratic presidential nominee had said last night in a speech that he was proud to have Sen. John J. Spark- roan of Alabama as a running mate and only hoped that he could keep up with him. Declaring Sparkman once expressed strong opposition lo a civil righls program in a Mobile. Ala., speech, Lodge said Stevenson "can keep up with him all right If that's as far as "he's going on civil righls" Negro Leader "Impresaed" A prominent Negro leader, Channing Tobias, said today he was "very much impressed" with Many To Have Holiday Monday Monday, which is Labor Day, will find many folks gelling as far away from work as possible In Fayetteville,-many retail merchants, government offices, and some other offices will close for the day. The Retail Merchants Division of the Chamber of Commerce has voted to observe the holiday. Offices in the City Administration Building and courthouse will be closed, as will lhe Cily Librarv . The U.S. Navy Recruiting Station will close at the end of working hours today and will reopen Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. The post office will observe a holiday schedule. Outgoing mail and Incoming mail lo lock boxes will be processed. There will be! Ths TIMES will publish eariier' than usual Monday. Commission Delays Brand Buying Fight Controlling Interest In Benlonville Bank Purchased By Former Director Of Gimbels Retail Prices Of Food Highest In U.S. History Controls On Many Items Removed By Government Washington-MVMid-August retail food prices, the government':; Bureau of Labor Statistics rcnorls, During lhe first half'of thls'moniih the bureau's index went up almost one per cent to 235.6 per cent of the 1935-39 average.' On the basis of figures collected in eight cities, the bureau said foods are now about 16 per rail higher lhan when the Korean war began in June. 1950, Higher prices for pork and chicken were the main factors in the latest rise in the food index. Pork rose nearly five per rent during early August; chicktm more than four per cent. Bcntonvi f a contro ,, _ Hank of Bcntomillc lo H. Cornell bol Brothers Department store in announced I?st aRrced on New York, was night. yesterday In Sprinjjfield anrt was annouccd by A r t h u r P. Smith, president of the bank for the prst six years. The New Ynrkcr, now residing In Colorado Springs, Colo., bought Ihe 2.11 shares of slock 1 held by lhe present hcud of.lhc bank and his wife, Mrs. Lcla D. Smllh. Purchase price was nol disclosed, but lhe bank has resources total- ling $3,500.000. There arc « total of 500 shares of bank's slock. The sale will be completed and control will be transferred "on or before September 12," il was announced. largest dcporlmcnl stores. Smith was president of D. A. Schul'c. Inc.. a chain organization with about I 7 j stores in 20 Eastern states. He announced he chose to come lo Norlhwcsl Arkansas because he hellcvei Norlhwcsl Arkansas has a groat future." The president commented: "Mr. Smilh i« a very nubsUntl, man, and I think he will assist \ all in the development of this n glon. ... Coming here was a mai ter «f choice with him. . . There no question of his ability." M r . ' a n d Mrs. Smllh have Iw daujhlers /ind two sons. The will move lo Bentonvlllc abo September 12. Announcing rale of hln stock A r t h u r Smllh said he plans I remain In the O/arks. He will tak ahnul a year's vacation, he Gait -- -*·---...» ini.ii, aim ned. They fired shotguns but apparently didn't hit him. Martin, who began a crime career in 1929, got on the FBI list after the slaying of Depuly Sheriff Willard Carver near Olalhe Kan., June " Stevenson's statements on civ rights, but evaded questions whether he would support th Democratic candidate for pres dent. Tobias had a long conver sation with Stevenson toda -along with Roy Willuns, admin istrator of the Nstiohal Associa (ion for the Advancement o Colored People. Representatives o the NAACP held a similar con fcrence with Gen. Dwight D. Ei senhower. the Republican candi date, earlier this week. Sees Baruch Stevenson conferred with Elde Stalesman Bernard Baruch wh is currently out of favor with thi Truman administration. Emerging from Baruch's homi after a breakfast conference, the Democratic presidential candidat Suits Ruled Out In "Mrs." Contest Asbury Park, N. .T.-f/pf-Scanty I bathing suits are out for wedded beauties entered in the finals of the Hlh annual Mrs. America contest on September 7. Contteli Suiptndtd In another economic develop' une 23. 25 More Prisoners Of War Reported Injured Seoul, Korea - (/T) - The U. S Sighlh Army today said 25 more "There was no discussion of politics at all. We talked mainly about inflation and some other economic matters. It was a good breakfast and -a very interesting talk." Asked whether he and Baruch agreed on the matters discussed. Stevenson smiled and replied: "We didn't argue." Highways Take More Lives Than Korean War Chicago-(/P)-Ncarly seven times more Americans were killed in ing three disturbances in U. N. 'OW camps since Sunday. One risoncr was killed and one hurt n a work accident. False Alarm By Mayor OK BalBVia, N. Y. - f/P, - Mayor Judd L. Perkins turned in a false alarm here and gol away wilh it. | His reason: To test the speed of firemen and police. They answered the call in 1V4 minulcs. Tot! Bridge Take Is , Heavy First Month Sandy Point, Md.-W).Th« new Chesapeake Bay bridge thai cosl $43,000,000 to build look In S457,- 600 during lu first foiir weeks ot operation. Bridge Director Louis .r. O'Donncll said a total of 252,124 vehicles crossed the spun dur- mf the period for an average of · mar* per day. Tk«We«Hwr Arkansas--Generally filr with t nn Important tcmncmliire chanson -ihi.' aflornoon, tonight and Saturday. Mightiest Air Blow Of Korean War Launched On Pyongyang S e o u l , Korea -{IP). Warplanes from four Allied nations today hit Pyongyang, capital and largest city of North Korea. It was the mightiest blow of the war. Three waves of land.anrt earner-based fighter bombers attacked the big Red nerve center in a record 1.403 sorties, the U.S Fifth Air Fo/ce and Navy said. Black smoke poured from the factories, supply dumps and troop billels at the outskirts of Pyong. yang, which was forwarncd of the rnlds by radio nnd leaflets A reluming U.N. pilot said the clly "was blowing up all over." . Today's first wave of pianos battered Communist anti-aircraft defenses, which pilots said threw up a heavy curtain of flak. Other waves concentrated on stockpiles, barracks, Industries and airfields used to bolster the Communisl war effort. South African, South Korean and Australian planes joined US. !n .M rC mJ! arine and Navy pilot ' in this fifth attack on the Red capital since Atigusl 1. Auslrallan Meteor Jets and U S oabre jets, flying protective cover. tangled with 16 Russian-built MIC. 15s in three brief dogfights bul Inflicted no damage. ' The mudcakeri balllefront con- For a ground front a quagmire and fighting has seven months of Ihis year. The Korean dead in that period totaled fewer than 3,000. The nation's traffic death toll was 20,000. The figures were made public today by the National Safety Council, whose president, Ned H. Dearborn, said the comparison "is not meant to minimize the hazards of war. but ralher lo emphasize the highway hazards here at home." Paragould Girl Dies In Missouri Smashup Charleston, Mo. - (/p) - Gwynn Henderson, 13, was killed and three other persons from Paragould, Ark., were injured today when their car and a truck collided on U. S. Highway 60 near here. Coroner John Nunncllce said the car. driven by Mrs. W. C. Riley, 36, went out of conlrol on a curve and swerved into the path of the truck. , ment, the government yesterday suspended price controls on rn- dios, television sets, record players, carpets and bedding. The latter include studio couches, davcn- While the contestant will judged on their charms as well as home making ability, Bikini type Storm Hearing Atlantic Coast Forecaster Sees "Def:nite Threat" i Miamtf Fla.-i'/Pl-Slorm winnings . : ! were,- hoisted along the Atlantic coast from Vero Beach, Fli., north ports, mattresses, springs" and piUown. _Price controls were abolished on vitrified chinawai-e,-sil««rwar« ,-nd jewelry, and hand-made household glassware. OPS made clear that if the prices of Hems on which conlrols have been suspended rise to a poinl where they threaten to pierce th old price ceilings, controls will b reimposed. Soys He Wonts To Walk Across English Channel Los Angeles-(yp),Now comes Bil Abernalhy who's anxious to do he English Channel swimmers ne betler. Abernathy, 29, is look- ng for a sponsor to finance /alk across the bottom of lhe English Channel. Informed that such a walk 'Quid be mighty wet, Abernathy xplained that he's a diver by radc. He said yesterday he has crmission from England and ton- Hive permission from France to art hoofing it across the channel, htch is 186 feet deep at its deep- it point. Abernathy cstimales it will cost 15,000 to inslall a scries of buoys ^ross lhe channel lo chart his urse. He would dive and inslall lem. Then he'd walk lhe chan- el in his diving suil, with two oats supplying him oxygen. «s tic io Wilmlngton."NTc""ioday'for"ar ---atlc Atlantic storm located 300 Hume iiiaiung arumy, BIKIIII type erratic Atlantic storm locatn suits have been tabooed, the com-' miles east of Mjlbournc, Kla. lerry 9S,396-Vot«! Winner Little Rock-(/P)-The official tally of the August 12 Democratic runoff primary shows that Chancellor Francis Cherry defeated Gov Sid McMath by !)8..1l)fi votes. mlttee announced today The committee said thai al. Ihough lhe conlest's claim is thai married women arc. prettier than single girls, conteslanln have been warned not to go too far to prove California!! Elected Americin Legion Head New York-(/P)-Lcwl.i Kclcham Gough, newly - elected national commander of the American Legion, urges national security mill- 1 tary Iralning legislation to ke-p the nation in a stale of preparedness. Cough, 44, a World War II veleran now living In Pasadena, Calif., was elecled yesterday a* head of the Legion in the closing ·"··'-- -· "- 34lh annual con session of Us venllon. Goush, who served in the Navy with the rank of commander overwhelmingly defeated his only rival TL*i l i U T , E ., Alessandroni, 30, of 'hftadclphia. Gough is an inheritance tax ap-i pra ser employed by the state of I California. His legion office .pay' 115,000 annually. Election Is for he ensuing year, Strongest winds were reported at So to «.1 miles per hours in sdualls, but were not of hurricane force. "This storm offers a definite thresl to the upper Fiorldi peninsula, Georgia, and South Cirolins, 1 said Grady Norton,. «hi«l-storm forecaster at the Miami. weathei com» inland along the const sometime before tomorrow morning." bins Fractional On Slightly Rising Market New York-M)-Slighlly higher prices were paid for stocks today In a quiet market. Railroad Issues held lo the forefronl of the moderate advance with most major divisions contributing something to the rise. Gains generally were held lo Bids Opened On Madison, Other Road Projects Murry Requested To Rule On State Purchase Method Little Rock-fyR-Th* Arkansas nij^nwfly CornfnlssIon o o c n · rf 1358,832 in bids on eight projects here, today. It delaytd until this afternoon an expected tncis ova- advertising for motor traders by brand name rather than specifications. .'"eluded In the bids was one of 192,919 for surfacing an ei«ht- mllc itretch between Huntsvllle ·nd Forum In Madison County.. Federal engineers have refused to provide U. S. aid on the project on grounds another route would be less costly and more desirable The apparent low bid on the job was submitted by McCllnton B . ro ' h * r » Construction Company of Fayettevllle . * Opening of bids on motor gr«d era was expected later today. Th* commission recently advertised for bids on three makes, dropping its former practice of drawing specifications which must be met and allowing bids en any make hat conforms. Murrr OstlnlM Aland , Three firms hive submitted bid* on other makes of traders, and Ally. O«n. Ike Murry has b*«n asked for an opinion on whether he new method of advertising by brand names Is legal. The request cam* from Pulaski County Hep. Jim Coat**, Jr. Deputy Auditor B. E. Friday says h. will not pay for any graders bou «';t by brand mm* U Murry says it is Illcfil Chief Engineer ATMJohiu«n told he commission that more than' 00 department cars and trucfe lave o«e* drlvefi mar* than te? ht department *nt«lt (0 new pfckup truck* ind · num- -er of station wagoni Report! of oppoilUon to effort* i hive the commtulon build -Ith federal help -- i four-line cc«i hifhwiy to the projected et bomber hue *t JtckwnvtUc *o were heard, but th* m«v» ·» not brought before Uw «m- usslon this morntnf Al Cimden, Publiihtd Wiiter uuman »«ld he had telttrapned e commission and Federal En- neer F. R. Oliver oppoilnf the fractions with one or two excep- losses were severely lions while restricted. Raybum And Johnson o Support Stevenson Dallas, Texas - (A*) - Speaker am Rayburn and U. S. Sen. Lynon B. Johnson rallied around the Jcmocratlc banner of Adlal Slev- nson today. Johnson and Ray- urn announced yesterday their dvocacy of Stevenson's Demo- itic presidential bid in the face opposing slands by Gov. Allan ust 28. FBI Arrests Teen-Agers On Stolen Car Charges Little flock-m-The FBI today announced arrest of two St. Louis teen-agers on ch«r(es of transporting stolen cirs ncross the Mli- sourl-Arkansis stale line. Agent M. W. McF.rlln Identified the two as David Keith Venable and Betty Darlcne Neelcy. both 18. They are charged with driving a stolen car from St. Louis to Imboden, Ark., on August 24 and 25 arid from Newport, Ark., to Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Aug- !..» ta * ^Within the pait year Mr. Ollrer »nd the Highway Dtpartment it- lected. in identical her* after a request by the U 8. Navy, 1 ' Huuman «ild. Th* Navy asktd for i four-line highway to Hi ammunition depot at Camden, where a »50 million txpanaion program Is under way. Hu»im*n M Id the proposed jet bomber base already has federal and itate highway access routes, but that only one federal hiihwav provides access to the ammunition · depot from areas west of tht Ouachiti River. Projects on which bids wer* opened today and apparent low bidders included: : Madison County -- 7.022 mile* crushed stone base and double bituminous surface treatment on Huntsville-Forum surfacing. Highway 23. McCllnton Brothers Construction Company, FiyetteVlUe, hirers and Ally. Gen. Price anicl, Democralic nominee for II. . senalor to succeed Tom Con- 'lially. Miss Nceloy w«» freed on II,000 bond after i preliminary hear ing. Venable was unable to make bond and i« being held here. Britain's Newest Fighter Plane llnued relatively quiet. week rain has kept the Th Army ij .i, Wt0 "'Him Army said this morning only light patrol contacts and one Chinese probe on , lhe central front broke the ralm. Allied defender* heat cff two ncrt squads aouthtaat «f Kumiont; list night. huddled uhlverlng In the Impro- . smoke yesterday and traced It to . old man toastlnx himself before If It Isn't The Heat It's Something Else Houston-(yP)-Texas hut doesn't bother prisoners In the swank new city Jail. The air-conditioned cooler's too cool. Three men ripped the mattress covers off their bunks today and huddled shiver' vised blankets. New Twist In Western Mail Train Robbery San Bernardino, Csllf. - (JF) -A 120th century version of an Old West mill train robbery was enacted yesterday in Little Horse Thief Canyon. A posse of m sheriff's deputies grimly set out after two men seen tossing mail sacks off a train. Equipped with walkie-talkie radios, the posse was directed by a plane overhead. Two deputies rode a railroad handcar up and down the Santa Fe track*. The law flushed two unarmed men who offered no resistance. Booked on suspicion of mail theft were W. H. Cox, S3, Houston, Texas, and Charles Hay, 41, Silt Lake City. Their loot was three mall sacks contalnini »300 worth tt clothiOf and other parcels. Trial Of Fred Safer) Will Optn February 2 St. Louls-dO-TrM data (or tilt federal court trial et TrH Mfk, owner ot th* St. Louli '*-"*friri, on charjes of Incen* lax *¥·*·« w»a Ml ta4ar for r*kntny 1. ·»· nun of th* Involvrt MM* M th* financial tranwKtMM tMjjt to Uw thiriM, court rtMnMi ·*. , ^

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