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10 TODAY tad by over £,000 Daily IOCA1 fOUCAST-- rujrtttcvllto md vlclolfcr Cllar to Pirtly rldudy tonight «n4 tomorrow: not much chins* la Itmpvritbra TeiH' pirilurei put "t IIOUH: HI«h yeittr- ds" «» 11 i. m. trau, IS. law lui ·i(m »7, TfctrMiHc i*fcr*sH« Tfct Fi*f Conctrn Of TMi Ntwspaper VCHUME fi, NUMBER 33 Pros iMMd Win FAYtTTtVILLI, ARKANSAS. SATURDAY EVENINO, AUGUST SO, 1»S2 AP, Kin f ami NiA NtrtumT nna nvi cent U. N. Dead And Wounded In Korea Total 262,421 United Nations, N. Y.-W Casualty figures for United Nations reflecting bitter fighting waged during the deadlocked truce talks, an Associated Press survey showed today . Dead and wounded for the 17- nation force fighting -under the U. N. flag now total 862,421, an increase of 29,288 since a survey in April. Overall casualty figures, including dead, wounded and missing, total 384,609. The April survey--based on figures supplied ' by delegates of countries fighting in Korea--gave total casualties as .419,456. South Korean officials 'since havo revised their list of missing, however, dropping 63,000 from the April roll.' The South Korean figures do not include the hundreds of thousands of civilians who have fallen victim to the tide of war. In comparison to the U. N. totals the latest Army estimate of Communist Chinese and North Korea military casualties--issued in June--gave an overall figure of 1,623,404. There was no attempt to break this down into dead, wounded and missing. The Republic of Korea has had the most dead and wounded of any of the nations ranged under the U. N. flag-.-37.167 dead, 112,427 wounded. The Ignited Stales is next with 18,301 dead and 65,298 wounded, based on this week's pentagon report. T h e ' U . S. also lists 1,611 known prisoners and 11,042 missing, bringing its current casualty total to 116,252. This is an increase of 1,403 U. S. L-illed and 7,082 wounded since 'he April tabulation. Moving Toward East Coast Beats Rankin Rep. Tom Abernethy -(above) defeated Rep: John, E. Raiiii'in -in Mississippi's "Democratic- primary this week. The contest,between the two men was .made necessary by the recent consolidation of their two districts because of population shifts. Rankin was bidding for his 17th term. Aber-, nethy, 49, has served in Congress; lor 10 years. ' . - | Miami, warnings Fla.-yp)- H u r r i c a n e were hoisted along 250-mile stretch of Atlantic coastline between Fernandina, Fla., and Georgetown, S. C., today for a dangerous Atlantic hurricane moving slowly toward land. The center of the disturbance was located about 110 miles cssl of St. Augustine, Fla., the middle of the morning. It was moving slowly northwestward at about 10 miles per hour, packing winds of 80 to 90 miles per hour. The advisory warned that "this is an emergency" and said tersely. . . 'All interests on the Georgia and South Carolina coasts should take immediate huricane precautions.;' Storm warnings remained up from Jacksonville, Fla.. to- Wilmington, N .C. Grady Norton, chief storm forecaster at the Mi, ami weather bureau, said it probably would be another 12 hours before the hurricane center hit land if it continued the present ~~iurae. The weather bureau said tides would be abnormally high along the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina and the extreme northeast section of Florida. Residents have been battening down and getting ready for the blow. Thousands of labor day have changed plans away from coastal weekenders and movod areas. Many Businesses To Close Monday Moday, Labor Day, will be a holiday for * large segment of . Fayetteville'i population. Members of the Retail Merchants Division of the Chamber of Commerce have voted to close their businesses. County and city offices will not be open. The post office will be on holiday schedule, there will be no city bus service, and generally | things will be shut up tight. The Employment Service office will be closed. Picture shows will operate, as will lome eating places. The TIMES will publish around noon: Reds Send Up Large Air Force Over Korea Seoul, Korea - '(ft - U. N. Sabre jet pilots today shot down five Communist-built jets, probably destroyed a sixth and crippled 11 of i force ot 100 in jn air battle near Suiho dam and Sinuiju in extreme Northwest Korea, the U. S. Fifth Air Force said. It was the biggest armada of Red fighters sent against the Allies in months. Seventy-nine American Sabres -- some piloted by British and Canadian airmen --'engaged the 100 Red MIGs swarming out of Manchuria. Cirrier Boys To Sell New Type Defense Bonds Washington-(fl)-A quarter of a million American newspaper carrier boys will help sell thc new type Series E defense bonds in 12 million homes next October 4. ' Secretary of the Treasury Snyder announced this yesterday saying the carriers had offered their bond drive services through the International Circulation Managers Association. Snyder said it was "a mangifi- cent demonstration of good citizenship." Many Top Wage Earners Leaving The State Trend Sold To Be Disturbing; Tax Problem Faced The top wage earners of Arkansas are migrating to other states, and the population of the very young and of the old is on the upswing, according to the current business report of the University. Bureau of Business Economic Research. The bureau sees the trend as "probably the most disturbing fact about the population changes during the last 10 years," and notes that it may result in "larger burdens to be borne by the taxpayers." The bureau says population losses in Arkansas during the past 10 years have been concentrated in the 15 to 35-year-old age bracket. "These are among the more productive members of the labor force," the report said, adding that their loss may be attributed "to better economic opportunities in other area." Concerning the increase in poo- ulation of the young and the old. the report said that higher taxes "can be expected to extend in the future." . "The problem of overcrowded schools has been of primary con- concern to - educational authorities and public officials since the j war . . . fet the same .time society has become more conscious of the I problems of the aged." Business Improve* Business activity . in Arkansas showed improvement in the second quarter of 1952, the University experts reported. But they warned that many communities may experience a decline in business activity during the next few months--although, in many lines and especially in the larger cities, business activity will probably continue at a high level. In an analysis of population and employment trends in the state, the bureau also declared that there is "strong evidence that the population is experiencing a readjustment to economic realities within the state." Hither Income* On this point the bureau, in its Rent Boss James Mclnnes Henderson, 40, native of Daingerficld, Texas, was named in Washington as the new director of rent stabilization to succeed Tighe E. Woods when he becomes price chief September 1. Henderson now is general coun sel of ESA. Arkansas Business Bulletin, declared: Donald Barnes OfHuntsville Hurt Seriously Found In Wrecked Car On Highway 68 By Motorist Donald Barnes, 38, of Hunls- ville, was injured critically early this morning in an automobile accident five miles west of Huntsville on state Highway 88. Barnes, a patient at City Hospital in Fayetteville, was believed in critical condition, suffering from a crushes chest and other injuries. It was not known how the accident occurred. Barnes, alone in his car, was dicsovered by a pass- i ing motorist about 7 a. m., and I taken to'Madlson County Hospital I -f Huntsv1rl».-f!e'"was transferred I At Texas City, FBI agents Two On "Most Wanted" List Of FBI Taken One Captured In South St. Louis, Other In Texas St. Louis-(/P)-William M e r l e Martin, 42, one of the FBI's 10 most wanted men, was captured in South St. Louis early today a short time after he came out of the brush in search of food. His trousers were . torn off at the knees and his legs were badly scratched from hiding two days in a rugged rural area south of here. Martin's arrest came only a few hours after another man on the FBI's most wanted list was cap- lured at Texas City, Texas. Taken into custody there was Joseph Franklin Bent, Jr., 25. St. Louis police arrested Martin after receiving a tip that a man answering his deslrlptlon had taken a car belonging to a deputy sheriff in nearby Jefferson County and was heading toward St. Louis. Martin had been the objc:t of an intensive search in a rough region of Hcstern St. Louis County since late Wednesday when he fled into the fields after a car he was driving was forced off the road. He told police he had doubled back shortly after abandoning the car and had not been in the area . where FBI agents, county officers I and state highway patrolmen had maintained a tight cordon. Martin said he came out of the woods last night in an effort to find something to cat. He said he had not eaten since noon Wednesday. He was unarmed and surrendered without resistance to Patrolmen Edward Witt and Francis Boycr, saying: "You got me, officer." Martin was placed on the most wanted list in connection v.-ilh the slaying of Deputy Sheriff Willard Carver near Olathe, Kan.. June 23. Carver was shot down when he stopped to question two men in a stalled truck. Commission Adds 200 Miles Of County Roads To The State System Opposition Of Engineers Is Waved Aside Is That Right?' Dwifrht D. Eisenhower, left, OOP presidential candidate, confers with nussrl Spraguc. Republican national tommittecman for New York, at the Eisenhower headquarters in New York. Elsenhower told Sprague and olhcr New York GOP' leaders who visited him that he would wage ·i .hnrcl-hitlins cam|iaijn against Democratic Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson. Malik Lights Info Eisenhower In Rejecting Western Proposals For Talks On Arms Cut to the City Hospital later this morning in a Brashears' ambulance. Apparently Barnes' west bound i car went out of control on a hill, "The decrease In population o f ! lc 't the highway, and struck a n , 39,876 persons in thc state bc- Iween- 1940 and 1950 appears to have been compensated for by relatively higher incomes among the remaining population. "The biggest decline in population has been among the agricultural population, but incomes imong agricultural workers are wounded Bent before he was cap- He had boasted he would never be taken alive. He started to run after agents stopped his car and his flight was slopped by a flesh . wound in the right thigh. Agent ' United Nations, N. Y.-lflVChlof* Soviet Delegate Jacob Malik ac- I cused Gen. Dwlght D. Elsenhow- er last night of campaigning for thc U. S. presidency on the threat of an arms rare and World War III. The Russian's atlack came during a speech rejecting western proposals for Big Five- »cm« i-du-tlon talks. embankment. It did not overturn. ! A - *"· Lorton, Jr., said that even Union Shop Fight Won still far below the state median in- ! ||) Rfljl LiDOf CflSC The injujred man is the brother of Mrs. Pat Johnson, Mrs. Carl Henson, and Mrs. Paul Martin, all of Fayetteville. comes. This might be more cvi- I dencc that there is still some degree of over-population among farmers within the state." Reporting improvement in Business activity over the preceding quarter and over the second quarter of 1951, the bulletin noted that non-agricultural employment has increased moderately since February, but was somewhat below the October 4 is Newspaperboy Day,' same months of 1951. Estimated and the Post Office Department is ,,, the , boys. Fourth Appearance In Court Is Expensive A Springdale man was fined total of $350 plus costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail this morning when he appeared in Municipal Court on a drunk driving charge for thc fourth time. Clifton Thomas, 40, of Springdale, was fined $250 on the drunk driving. charge, and $100 on a charge-of Thiving-while his'oper- ator's license was suspended. Fines and costs totaled $367. Court records show Thomas has been found guilty of drunk driving on three previous occasions. On the third offense his driver's license was suspended for one year, and the court said it was invalid when he was arrested yesterday by Troopers Bill Strucbing and Carl White. Snyder To Lead Delegation Washlngton-W)-Socrctary of the Treasury Snyder will lead thc U.S. delegation to the seventh an nual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund beginning September 2 in Mexico City. To* Much Companion Venice, Italy - f/J) · The licensed gondoliers of Venice threatened today to strike for higher fares or movt in lake cities elsewhere In Ilaly unless thc City Council grants them protection agalnit motorboat competition. TheWMther ~ Arkansas: Generally fair this afternoon, tonight and Sunday with no chinfM, Important temperature Six Louisiana Electors Resign Over Oil Issue New Orleans - W) - Six of Louisiana's 10 Democratic presidential electors have resigned In protest to Gov. A6!al Stevenson's stand against state ownership ot rich oil-bearing tldelands. Thc four remaining electors have Indicated they have no Intentions of bolting. Only one of the resigned electors has been replaced as yet. In the latest revolt, Neville Levy of New Orleans and Edward V. Pavy of Opelouaas yesterday Joined four other electors who had previously resigned, Governor Stevenson declared recently,, thst he agreed with President Truman's veto of a bill weekly earnings were higher than for the first six months of 1951. Total non-agricultural wage payments are up 2.5 per cent over the second quarter of 1951 and about 3.5 per cent over the first quarter of this year. Th* dollar volume of bank checks from January to July was about eight per cent greater than 'Washington -W)- Organized labor has won a. big skirmish in its fight for the union shop by persuading Eastern railroads to agree to the compulsory union membership provision. Long negotiations between the Eastern carriers and 17 non-operating unions ended last night with an agreement giving the unions their demands. Spokesmen said lhat thelp were a "' r he was shot the unarmed Bent fought viciously with officers ! Before being subdued. j Bent is charged In three states i with armed robbery, assault and ! attempted murder and is under i 25-year sentence for robbing a ' postoffice at Grand Junction, Colo, j Banking Service Al Dierks To Be Set Up Washington-ffl)-T h e Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation says the shortage at the Bank of Dierks now totals $285,000. Thc agency is preparing to set up a banking service for depositors in th« little Arkansas town. The important qualifications to the i FDIC said the bank wil reopen agreement, letting some groups of I Tuesday as a branch of the Hora- workers out of the requirement that they become union members. But a rail management spokesman said the agreement closely followed an emergency board's recommendation several months ago suggesting complete union membership for the 1,000,000 non- CONTINUED ON PAGE SEVEN I operating rail workers. tio, Ark.. Slate Bank under a plan approved by the federal agency and stale Banking Commissioner Ed McKinley. The Horatio bank -will take over all deposit liabilities and all good assest of thc Dierks bank. FDIC said it would make up the difference between the two. Laird Archers Back From Greece, Will Make Their Home In The Ozarks; Balkan Nation Finds Inflation Hard To Combat MALIK Malik claimed the Republican candidate, in speaking Io the American Legion convention last Monday, "told them with cynical candor that the basis of his foreign policy, if elected, would be a Farm Group Hears Talk By Trimble Congressman J. W. Trimble of Berryville apoke informally last night to a group of Washington County Farmers Union members and guests at Harmon Playfield, where a get-together and watermelon feast was held. The congressman spoke briefly and answered a number of questions from those present In the course of his remarks, he said he always felt that if a man stayed on the farm, close to thc land, that man would continually oppose any of the "isms" which creep Into the country. That is one reason he is always so ready to support farm legislation, he remarked, In replies to questions, h? said federal aid to education "is an dead as a doornail," for the present, at least. He said the nation's Problem concerning Korea is to hold thc enemy there until we can gain enough strength to present a formidable front elsewhere, Six Contracts For "': Secondary Projects Are Awarded ^ Little Rock-WrVThe state Hljhi' way Commission, waving aside Highway Department recommendations and a shortage of maintenance funds, yesterday added 20? miles of county roads to the state highway system. The list nf read*, prepared by districts, was approved on a single motion and without a dissenting vote. In other actions, the busy oul- golng commission- 1. Awarded six eontracls for secondary road projects: rejected two others us too high; put off. paving Highway 67-70 between Little Rock anrt Benton for 1912, and received a list of six "absolute must" projects for this year. 2. Purchased 13 motor graders from a total of six bidders and without following Its controversial 'name brand" Invitation for the equipment, Thirty automobiles for thn Highway Department also were purchased, " Kngineen Offer OMNIUM Highway Department engineers opposed addition of tht new roads to the system, insisting In a report to the commission that traffic *n the- roads did not justify the move. The report added that mr» of the roads were tn very poor condition. Traffic.count on some ot them ran as low as 20 vehicle! a day, icld the. .report, suubmitted by Chief Engineer Alt E. Johnson, Engineers have claimed tor years that the state system ij overloaded wits its present 9,000 miles of roads and that maintenance and construction funds are barely adequate to meet needs of . tht system. , While the commission can add roads to the system, only the slat* legislature can remove them. One of the roads added to the system yesterday was the Branch* Cecil road In Franklin County on which state highway markers tp. Beared shortly before the preferential primary last month. At that lima, the .road was not part of the state system, and responsible officials denied having directed Highway Department employes to erect the signs. Fund Depleted ' ' The H50.000 paving project be- wi,! h no^a^\^ne5°Zr^ Se^om°^tS Z K^^Misifti *£ - «£s^c£r lut public life has pretty well been weeded out. and remarked that when 2,500,000 persons arc hired It is extremely difficult not to get "some bad ones" «"««· « u ; - -- -- tract commitments have depleted the state's construction fund, the commissioners said. Chief Engineer Johnson handtSJ among this many I th commission a. list of six pro)-*; Mr. and Mrs. Laird Archer and Mrs. Archer's son, Julian, have returned to Fayetteville from Greece, where Mr. Archer organized the first UNRRA mission to Greece and served in thc U.S. Office of Relief and Reconstruction for the Balkans. He has spent 3fl years in Europe where he has been foreign director of the Near East Foundation. Mrs. Archer is the former Evangelinc Pratt Waterman of Fayetteville, and has been teaching musical appreciation in the community high school in Athens. Mr. Archer will remain a consultant with the Near East Foun- drtlon the remainder of this year, and will travel back and forth to New York and Washington. However, the family plans to make Fayetteville their home, and Mr. Archer, the author of "Balkan Journal, An Unofficial Observer In Greece," plans to write another btok, and to spend much of his time fishing, riding and wood- siwlng, He left Greece mainly, he said here today, because of the very great inflation there. Prices were prohibitive--for example, he said, coal sells at SAO a ton, and most holing for the winter njnnths Is done with coal. Everything else lhat would have given the slates! is «k y high In price. till* to the tldelands. Greece Is maintaining IS crack divisions of armed men, which Is a heavy drain on the country's finances, Mr. Archer reports. He pointed out that thousands of towns were destroyed during the war and later on by the Communists, who at one time occupied much of the country. When thc Reds found they were not going tu stay in Greece, they laid waste to considerable property and there are thousands of Greek farm families who do not have farm animals to do their work. As a result, (he economy in the country in lhat country Is hard hit. The Greeks have been greatly i n c UICEK! nave oeen greatly skendcrb« helped by thc Marshall plan, but | aKcnacrD «!- now thc help coming into the nation from the United .Slates is under the M u t u a l Security Administration. Thus. In order to receive American funds, the cause has to be identified as t security need. He hopes the number of projects so well started with Marshall fund aid can he completed but there Is tome question about Turkey, he reports, Is not In the tame situation, for Turkey can raise IU own wheat. Greece im- pnrts much of the grain It needs. On the other hand, much of the exports of Greece are of the kind which no longer are In such demand as formerly. For example, merly American cigarette manufacturers used a large amount of the tobacco raised there in American tobacco factories. Now this use had been cut sharply. Olive oil is another item cited--thc use of this material in America has dropped. Mr. Archer has been decorated by three countries: hy Greece as Commander of the Order of the Phoenix and with the Order of the Redeemer; by Tsarist Russia with the Medal of thc Red Cross and by pre.Communist Albania as Commander of Ihe Order of warmonger." Malik, however, was putting words in the general's nouth. Eisenhower actually told the Legion America needs security forces "whose destructive ..nd retaliatory power is so great that it causes nightmares in the Kremlin whenever they t h i n k of attacking us." Malik peppered his long icpec- lion speech before thc 12-nation Disarmament Commission' with attacks on thc western powers, part i c u l a r l y the Uniled Stales. He accuicd the U. S. of seeking World domination by putting forth proposals that would delay arms reduction '"and squeeze porflts out of Ihe world by its monopolies." He said U. S., British dnd French proposals for gradual reduction of armed forces and elimination of atom, bacterial and other m a s s destruction weapons v.-crc intended only to delay disarmament and avoid prohibition of the mass Congressman Trimble, who has! Nimro(l Io J«Mi«vllle. $150.000; been home from Washington for the past month, was introduced by Lewis Johnson, state vice presl- dent of the Farmers Union, who termed Mr. Trimble "the best congressman In thc United States." Fred Kerr of Farmington, county president, presided. i Navy Tug Goes Down Off Korea, 92 Saved He anrt Mrs. Archer, leaving Athens In June, were honored at receptions, dinners, and received many scrolls and medals. T h e A m e r i c a n community I n Athens presented them going-awny plate and i phonograph Mr. Archer first visited Fay- ettevllle 37-years ago when he came to the Ozarks for a vacation. Me has been here as a guest several tlmis since then, and he and Mrs. Waterman were married October 10, 1(47, Mrs. Archer and Julian Joined him In Greece thai I death \vcaponn. before i . f" 5 "' 8 insists, with present of. a silver check for a radio- for Mrs. Archer. he stated, that disarmament questions can be d p n l t w i t h only on the basis of Soviet proposals--at least one- third reduction of all big power armed forcer, immediate prohibition of n'.nmic weapons and adoption of "continuing International control" of atomic energy. The Russian U. N. allack on Elsenhower followed a blast by Moicow's Communist party news- (in cites the tobacco industry. For-1 of Mr»i Joy Markham. Wi* injur»ri ycsteriisy afternoon while rifting a bicycle on E»« Mountain near here. She was talc* tn In a Callljtn-Slico ambtilanct Io County Hospital, when' altend- «. . . -- -- ....-- ,, : anta said she sufered a fracture at **'.'.. «"· A r««r..l« Oie d a u g h t e r ' m i i l d only laugh. Other Russian { t h e base of I n - skuP. She was n««-.papcr» reprinted the Privda "renting well" this morniuz In t h e i attack today. | hospital. | paper, Pravda, against the Republican candidate. Also commenting on the Legion speech, Pravda said F.lsenhower h»d boailfully threatened Russia--but the Russians cntrance to the proposed Westlnf- Ihouse plant near Hot Sprinia,. 150,000; entrance to the proposed Gum Springs plant near Arkadel- phla, 550.000; relocation of Highway 27 and 270 because of Btakely Dam reservoir, $90,000; Antolne River bridge on Highway 26, $50,000, and the bridge on Highway 62 at San Francis, no estimate: Projects on which contracts were awarded, the successful bidder and bid price: Mxdison - seven miles crushed stone base and bituminous surface treatment on Huntsville - Forum Tokyo - /Ti - Three U. S. warships bcsan a search last Wednesday midnight for survivors of j road","Highway'23'.'Mcciinton Brt£ " thcrs. Fayetteville, $92,919. Funds Exhausted In the Navy tiig Sarsi. which hit mine n,'f Korea and san!-- without a chance to call for heir, the Navy raid t.,'ay. Quickness of thc search probably was largely rcsnonsible fi.r 92 purchasing the 13 motor graders and 30 aulos, the Commission exhausted all the main- of the tug's 97 crewmen t e l n g l t , cn " n « f u n d t ll «ty \egtlly spend, saved. Four of the sur.Ivors -due! ?"""* "* lcmj TM ln °""' Mid at the Sasebo Navy Base, Southern j J ° nn l° n -,!",' x30Jau !° mo ^i lM p ,^ Japan today--were seriously hurt.' " «- ·· - --The Navy said two crewmen were killed and three missing. The :05-foot Sarsi ijnk in 1JO feet of water within 20 minutes after hitting thc mine three miles oft llungnam. CMU Is Injure* Springdale - (Special! - Louise Russell, 14, daughter of Vr. and Mrs. Grover Russell of Springdale, of Mrs. C. L. Pratt and the sister chased Included 10 Chevrolet! from Crawford Motor Company. at Benton; 10 Fords from Cogswell Motor Company, of Russellvllle and 10 Plymouth* from Barham Motor Company of Men*. Three Crewmen Escapt When Bomber Crashes members parachuted to safely yesterday before a Navy bomber crashed on a farm near here. The plane was one ot 1? bombers be. Ing flown to the Olatlw Naval Air Smtlon from JaekMMvtlta, Fla., tn escape peuiblt hwrltMM Officers Mid the plut eruhtf M , retult of M|lM MiUN 1

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