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10 PAGES TODAY Read by over 25,000 Daily tOCAl KMUCAST-- ,, ' fijettevllle- tnd vicinity! Gtntrilly fa.r ftnrt wirmrr tonight and tomorrow. Tfmperaturfu put 24 houri: Hlfh f«tn-rl«7 73. noon lortiy 7». low but nliht M. lunrut S SJ. luniel til. Tfct Public litttrcsf It Tfce «rs» Concern Of Thit Newspaper VOLUME .91, NUMUR M AitociaLd Prau UatMJ Win r-AYETTIVlUt, AIKANSAS.WtONKDAY fVENING. SiPTEMiH 3, 195J Af. King and NEA F.atur.i District Scout Court Of Honor Held In Rogers Speakers Include Congressman; Eagle Awards Are Made Rogers - (Special) - Five Boy Scouts received .the Eagle Scout rating and one received the Bronze Palm ay.'»riJ last night in a district Court of Honor at the Cen tral Methodist Church here. In addition, 240 merit badges were awarded; 32 boys became second-class Scout?, 20 first-class, 10 Star, and three Life Scouts. Special awards and 34 Tender- loot ratings were also presented. About 200 persons, including approximately 100 Scouts, attended the court, which was the first such court to be held in the Northwest district, which includes Washington, Ecnton, and Madison counties. Eli Leflar, Rogers, district advancement chairman, presided. Congressman J. W. Trimble of Berryville spoke on the need and usefulness of Scouting. Troops ·were present from Springdale, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs, Rogers and Cave Springs. In a candlelight ceremony Storm Whaley, Siloam Springs, presented the Eagle award to Robert J. Bevers, Jack Deasop, Oelmar Fer- rcll and Don Whitaker, all of Rogers Troop 109, and to Dclbert Springer of Rogers Troop 122. The Bronze Falm award for recognition above that of the Eagle award, went to Allen Ferrell of Rogers. Mothers of the Eagle Scouts pinned 1 their badges on *hom, and the boys pinned smaller badges on their mothers.. The Scout Lifeguard award was presented by Clayton Little. Bentonville, to Delmer Fcrrell and Allen Terrell, Rogers. Springer and Bevers also received 100 per cent attendance awards. Little also presented the merit badges. Presenting the other awards were the Rev. Rel Gray., Rogers, second class; Mayor R. L. Vogt, Rogers, first class; Dick Burke, Fayetteville, district chai.-- man, Star Scout.; And Dr. C* A. Pierce, Rogers, rfaStm?*^ Scoutmaster S. O. Reynolds, Rogers, conducted a Tenderfoot investiture service for 14 boys. Also participating in the court were Arthur Anderson, song U.od- er, and the Rev. Vornon Cha;ianl, invocation. He's Done Everything Big Crowds In Dixie Hear Eisenhower Blasts Against PRICE HVI CVflS Jov. Adlai Stjvcnson opened his address in Flint, Mich., on Labor i 3ay with some joshing remarks that he had not been offered a baby ! o kiss all day. That little matter was taken care of at the end- of his ! peech whcrf Valerie Eae Begley, three months old, was handed to i 5ov. G. Mennen Williams (left) of Michigan. The Democratic presi- ientiul nominee kissed the baby and said "Now, I've done everything." Area Group Off For Eisenhower Talk At Capital This is the day Gen. Dwight D, Eisenhower visits Little Rock, and a delegation of Northwest Arkansas residents was present to greet him. Nine cars of supporters left the Phillips M«tor Company about 8 o'clock this morning bound for Little Rock. Representatives from a number of communities in this section were in the group. At least two of the cars in the caravan bore political signs. Among those making the trip was Jack Joyce, candidate for Congress from this district on the Republican ticket. The general was to arrive in the ! state by air this afternoon, and Tindall of Stuttgart, Eisenhow- Severe Atlantic Hurricane Moves Across Open Ocean Toward North Carolina Coast Miami, Fla.-f^P)-Gusts of wind | miles per hour were registered j estimated at 140 miles per hour'] near the center of the sever storm, were reported today in the severe j All shipping in the path of 1hc! Atlantic hurricane swirling north- hurricane--the second of the westward in open ocean 800 miles | season--was warned to get out of j Administration Draw Cheers Nominee Touched By Receptions He Gets In The South Eisenhower Campaigns Fight On Phone Rate Increase Is Planned Eight Days Allowed For Preparation Of Protest Liltle Rock-(/P)-City attorneys for nine Arkansas cities yesterday won eight days in which to prepare their protest against Southwestern B e l l Telephone Company's request for another rate increase. The Arkansas Public Service Commission, at a preliminary i hearing oti Bell's plea for a $2.3 i million rate boost, ordered the de( lay on lhc request of the at| torncys. An all all-out legal cam! paijrn to block the proposed hiks I was indicated by the city at- I torncys in their statements to the | PSC. The attorneys fought the company in 1930, and succeeded in I gelling Bell's $4.8 million request cut to $3.2 million. I O. D. Longstreth, Little Rock city attorney and chief spokesman was d r a w i n g large crowds at even stop along his campaign route. . . But none could say whether p e r - , crs Arkansas campaign manager, sonal charm or political appeal · Jeff Speck, an early backer of or a combination of the two was I the nominee, and Republican nom- responsible. i inee for governor of Arkansas, was | About ISO.000 persons turned selected to make the introduction S put to greet Eisenhower yesterday at MacArthur Park, where a \ m Atlanta, Ga., Jacksonville. Fin", crowd of several thousand persons I ? nd hprc in Miami- More was anticipated. L u .'TM. uts . toda; Miami, Fla.-WI-Dwight D. Elsen- hower's KWC?P across Dixie was booming in such spectacular fashion today that it posed the question of just how solid the Democratic . . South will be in the November i lien. Uwight D. Eisenhower, Republican presidential nominee, waves j for the protestants, told the PSC election. | tr, well-wishers gathered nt I d l e w l l d Ail -port, New York, an he board- i he wants to know how m u c h The GOP presidential n o m i n e e ; t [ i nis Plane for ii campaign tour of the South. j money Bell spent In preparing its case for higher rales. In the last case, opponents of the increase protested the inclusion of cuch expenses in Bell's operating cost*. Bell claims that It must have another rate boost to net a (air return on its Arkansas investment. Will Propose Legislation To Remove 4,000 Miles Of Road From Stale System cast of Miami. The Weather Bureau said the tropical disturbance probably would continue the present course for the next 12 hours, "with possible intensification." Forward speed was estimated by a hurricane hunting plane at 12 to 14 miles per hour. Savage sustained winds of 115 Fear Declared Main Cause Of U.S. Inflation : Philadclphia-m-'-Just p l a i n j fear" has caused more inflation i than anything else, according to ' Roger L. Putnam, administrator of the Economic Stabilization Agency. In an address before the 22nd More than 75 of the 500 rural ;TM ual C1 ° International Oil the way in a hurry. The hurricane was still following a course about parallel and 100 miles north of the one taken by the season's first tropical disturbance last week. Continued movement in this direction would i bring it to the North Carolina I mainland 950 miles distant in I about three and one h a l f days. Russia And Red China ~ Emphasize their Unify The general was 1o spend two houi£ in Little Rock--his plane was due in at 3 and he was to leave at 5 for New York. NATO Officials Will Meet Dec. 15 Set As Paris Session Paris-W-The ministers of the hig Little nook - (/P) - Stale Sen. Fla., James D. Johnson of C'rossctt Kays Birmingham, Ala., and Little Rock! I hi Ark.--the last stops on his two-l wi.. .. day, 3,400-mile journey from New. road from the slate highway sys- will propose legislation that remove some 4,000 miles of York through th» South -- were expected. The thousands who heard Eiscn- tcm. .lohn.son, In tls request for the boost, the remove at its discretion, and with j company died rising costs, par- permission of the Bureau of Pub-1 tlcularly wages. He Roads, h i g h w a y s with a t r a f f i c count of less than 350 vehicles daily, strong supporter of | 2. Establish the removal pro- Chunccllor Francis Cherry. Dem- ' ccdurc identical to that used to howcr speak burst into cheers a i i d l ol:1 . aU( . noml | lec fo ',. governor, said '· add loads lo lha system. TTMm" l rt^nS«t"ol! K a U Mr»Ml y " tcnlBy ' hc ICBlslali °" wl " " C ' 3 Dcc ' 1 " 1 """ "" cnlewiu to cover up a ''mess" of crime' considered by the Arkansas Legis- j exists and Hint the system "is » and corruption, when hc called woodshsd honesty' They for in government, cheered 'common and deplored the "whole sordid ture can remove it. Johnson'.s proposer! plan would: Treaty. .Organization will meet in Paris about December 15, NATO announced to- story" of corruption in the Bureau of Internal Revenue. They applauded when h» said it wasn't enough to "change a face ar two" in the administration and that: ."Wo change of goods in t h e j KM SO Oil n it showcase can make !hc rotten | Jvr-JU W l l J|Jlll goods back in the warehouse any " ' ' ' ' lativc Council at its ntxt meeting. The Stale Highway Commission c^n arid mileage to the highway system, but only the legisla- 1. Empower Ihp commission t o ' a v a i l a b l e funds." BO overburdened with low traffic- count roads and . semi-private roads that it is impossible for the overall state highway system to receive necessary "improvements, repair und maintenance from Chorus Organized By H.D. Club Women better.' The harder he whiplashed thi day. It will be the first conference I f n gton the better nis "listeners since the Lisbon meeting of last I seemed to like it, if their applause was any masure. * Bliiti Corruption Eisenhower hammered at corruption in government on this first , Moscow · H')-Rcd China's lead- February. · cnwau 'I «-lunir and Soviet Prime The European members of the Minister Joseph Stalin cmphasiz- huge defense organization have ed Russian - Chinese unity in the I Dccn pressing for nn immediate face of ' threats of new aggression j m c c t i n g of t n c h j gh .,. anlting o r ,j_ drive into the South and he "made i " Will Make Sheik Even Wealthier §r IW OftSEftVB T\YO medicine cases \vcrc stolen women from all over the stale who are here to attend the 24th annual meeting of the Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs, this morning organized a H-D chorus. Neil Zumwalt, College of the Ozarks at Clarksville, and Graham P. Wright, Extension community activities specialist of Little Rock, had charge of the choral group. Dr. John Tyler Caldwell, president of the University, extended a welcome in a talk this morning at the Student Union ballroom. Reports on various programs were heard, certificates were awarded, and tonight the winning play in the state H-D original writing program will be presented by a group of Ashley County women. This afternoon's p r o ffr am jncluded group singing led by Mrs. Wade Barren of Washington County. Arkansas Taxes Come To 5,6 Per Cent Of Income Little Rock -(If)- The average state tax paid by Arkansans for the last fiscal year was $54.14, or 5.6 per cent of the total income for 1951, the Associated Industries of Arkansas, Inc., said today. The ivcragc for the U. S. is 4.1 per cent of tolal income. The state collected approximately 100 million dollars in taxes, the AIOA said. At least three other states topped Arkansas' tax load-- Oklahoma, seven per cent; Mississippi, 6.5 per cent, and Louisiana, nine per cent. Large Expenditure At Camp Chaffee Planned W»shlngtOn - M) - Two Army projects in Arkansas will receive $807,000 for new installations between now and next June 30, says tht Defense Department. They ·re: Heavy equipment repair shops ·t Camp Chaffee, $432,000; and Ted River Arsenal at Tcxarkana, $373,000 for shops. Th« Workers Union Convention yedler- day, Putnam said "scare buying" after the start of the Korean Wiir pushed prices up. But in the 18 months since price controls have nivcrsary of the World War II vie i ; y over Japan. The lengthy telegrams sent h y j the leaders of the two huge Communist nations were published on the front page of the Communist parly newspaper Pravda today. Both Stalin and Mao stressed that Soviet - Chinese friendship is *'un- becn in --ffect, he added, the cost crushablc." of lining "has risen only about Fravcta in a lead editorial chai- one-quartcr of one per cent a ged that Japanese reserve police j montl:, instead of at the rate of one troops are fighting in Korea, per cent a month as it was doing before." . _ in the F a r Last" as they cxchang- 1 cials ,,, NATO gnvcrnmcnts . Tne , it clear he had crossed the Mason- erf sreclmirs on the seventh an- United States, however has urged Dixon Line with hopes the South postponement u n t i l after the November elections. ( The conference has a number of urgent problems to consider, chiefly financial ones. Deadlocked Truce Talks Hay Face Sixth Recess ArkiniM - Generally fair, Call For Grader Bids Illegal, Murry Rules Little Rock-(fl)-Atty. Gen. Ike Murry ruled today that the 'Arkansas Highway Commission's call for bids on specific brands of motor graders was illegal. The opinion, which went to State Rep. Jim Coatcs, Jr., of Hubski County, said any contracts awarded on the basis of such ! advertisement for bids were void. Coates asked for the opinion when the Highway Commission asked on August 21 for bids on three brands of graders. U.A. Medical School Department Head Quits Little Rock-iVPl-Rcsignation of Dr. Edwin Rushia as head of the department of ancsthcsiology at the University Medical School was announced today. Dean Hayden C. Nicholson said Dr. Rushia, who came to Arkansas from the University of Iowa in 1949, will enter private practice at Atlanta. No successor has been selected, Nicholson said. Japanese Navy Torpedo Goes Off, Four Killed Tokyo-MVFour persons were killed nnd six injured today in Hie explosion of a World War II Japanese Navy torpedo at a Kurc dockyard. Kour olhcrs arc mits- Ing. Kyodo News Agency said the torpeuo blew up when a workman began to cut It un Two Die In Ship Fire Norfolk, Vn.-IJiyFIre Improvement In Slock Market Continues Munsan, Korea-tfl'J-The dead- I,o;idon-(/P)-Thc oil-rich sheik ; or Qatar, ruler of an independent I Arab pricipality on the Persian \ from Kayclleville physicians last ( G u l f , is going u be even richer, niRht and this morninK, apparently c's no 1 . 1 / .signed up for a 50-50 i by the same m a n . Police said the 'lit on oil profits. \ thefts appeared to be the work would support him 'in November.! Petroleum Development, Ltd., ' °f a narcotics user. One of the He wound up his first day's t o u r j yesterday announced the c h a n g e - ""^ was taken tram a cur parked speaking In ' more persons record 12.000 or in its concession agreement The · on l h p Square, w h i l e the other is at the Bay Front i sheik formerly received only a ' bcii-H-cd to have disapperirrd from ville he had called a leadership . . of "stumble, fumble and fall." locked Korean truce talks resume i T O Qullin* Polici.i tomorrow, ending the fifth straight j He read from a prepared text in week-long recess. The U. N. and j which he promised that in the days _ Communist armistice delegations to come he would outline the poli- i have met only once a week since -'« he would follow on problems nly park last night, the largest crowd! tixnri rnvallv ever to hear any candidate speak ,, . '" !dny in Miami. Other thousands had Q a l a r ls a dTM"' p e n i n s u l a . :hecrcd him on his drive into the; slicking out In (he Persian Gulf | city and to Miami Beach. ! from A r a b i a . It has been undo: I The crowd was chanting "Wcj British protection since the end of I want Ike" as he stepped onto a I World War I. Oil production i.i lighted platform and tore into t h e j r u n n i n g at (hc rale of 3,000,000 administration which in Jackson- i o n j a n n u a l l v uili,. h n !,,,,) ,.,,M»J ,, i»,j»...t:_: lon3 annually. New York - (IP) - The stock! July 26. A sixth recess may be market clung- today to its pattern of cautious improvement. Gains among leading issues ran much called tomorrow when the negotiators gather at Panmunjom. to as A major change in the Red 13, 3f peace, inflation, labor, agricul- :ure and cleaning corruption from government. Eisenhower praised Republican point or more, white j stand on the war prisoner cx- j losses generally were held to small change seems needed before truce ; Jraction?. j teams can make any progress. · little warmer tonight unrt Thursday »nrl In west and north portions this sfternoon. Rare Car In Fatal Plunge swept Ihrnugh the Norwegian frlghter Hopevllle early today and Ihe A race car, driven by Jim Rlgtby, 28, of Lennox, Calif., slam a SOO- root plurgs o.?r ih» wall following a collision wllh another racer at Sen. John J. Williams of Delaware is a man who has been chiefly responsible for exposing wrong- ioing in government. He pointed particularly to cases in the Boston, St. Louis and San Francisco lax- collecting agencies. The crowd gave him perhaps hi: Banking Service In Dicrks Is Provided Dicrks, Ark.-W)-Depositors in the Bank of Dierks yesterday got their first hanking service since August 18 when the town's bank was closed because of $285,000 shortage. The Bank of Horatio, Ark., opened a branch office here. Employes of the Merchants National Bank at Fort Smith ;ind the n car v.'hile the doctor v.'as making hospital rounds at the county Hospital. The Wahncctah Heights area is rapidly building up -- with Ihe new residents made up for the most part of doctors nnd members of the nursing profession. One fellow in town has been heard to suseest changing Ihe name of the .swtor from Wahncctah Heights to "Pill Hill." ~OlToiTrms Production Sighted Washington - i/T - Secretary of Defense Lovctt says military production will bc:;in leveling off af- Storm In Korea Grounds Planes Enemy Potrbls On Front Increase Seoul, Korej - Iff) - A tropical storm grounded U. N. warplanes today and lashed infantrymen on the Korean battlcfront with up to three and a half inches of rain. U. S. Fifth Air Force headquarters reported only weather rc connaitunce planes took off, · Allied fighter-bombers attacked an airfield yesterday near Sinan- ju which the Fifth Air Force said the Communists were rebuilding. The Sinanju field lies (bout 195 miles north of the Western Front and would give Red jet pilots base within range of the front. Pilots reported 70 direct bomb hits on the runway. They did 1 not see any fled planes, the Air Force said. A U. S. F.ishth Army staff officer said Communist probes and patrols have increased across the front the past two days. He said the Reds probed 13 times across the front at Bunker Hill, Old Bnldy Hill, the Pukhan River, Heartbreak Ridge and the Punchbowl. Committee On Adequate Roads To Be Proposed Little Rock -OR- A statewide '-Committee on Adequate Roads" will be proposed at a meeting of the Arkansas Public Expenditures Council in Scarcy tomorrow. John A. Rudisill. executive vice president of the Council, said the com. mittce would have as its main Texarkana National Bank open- i t c r n c * l j u l y and 'he armed forces! outlook a "continuous- construction cd the branch office. Carl H e n - i ma - v t u l l h c i r requests for i : --"·--- ·"--' ' drix, owner of the Horatio bank '· m lhc comln s fiscal year. 'or money program--based on present and future needs supported by engi- Hcavicst applause when he said:! said a more permanent h a n k i n g - Lovctt said yesterday that by:"eering appraisals and revenue There can always be one rotten; system woulri hc established in ' ' isca ' '"34 -- the 12 months be-, studies." ipple in a bushel and it might be nobody's fault. But I can promise you this: If I should ever find a rotten apple in any barrel given lo my care, it won't take me three and a half years to get rid of it." Hc added: "I cannot tell you this small Southwest Arkansas S in " in K "«' July ' -- the armed town soon. cashier of lhc Bank of Dierks has been charged by Ihe Federal Bu- serviccs would have enough n ' l M f l CfAMnfAII ! certain Items, and their produc- ; IIB JTM»Bni»n tion would be cut to a sustaining level. Trt 10 - ,rcau of Investigation with mak- , H J, 1 ' d ""' '*'. , wh " t - thcM I"TM'! the whole extent of this con-up-j ing false »niri*. i« .K. r,,,,i.. ! mi * ht bc - He said lhcir continued! Attack On His Record entries in the Dicrks | 1 is free on bond. -' Property Holdings Of oy the responsible officials of government . . . The American people have a right to know the answers c i T , . .:... and the only way they will ever r O r O U K l O t O I Millions find out the truth Is to get an administration t h a t will stop trying to cover up the mess." Eisenhower o b v i o u s l y waj. touched by the receptions in At- anta. Jacksonville and M i a m i . He 1 iled Egyptian voiced his t h a n k s for "a great d a y ' n h o u n t nine Cairo, Egypt-l/Pi-The pro-Wad- fisl newspaper Al M i s r i quoted custodians of e x - K i n g Kaiouk's holdiiiEs today as saying the ex- monarch 'owns m i l l i o n Egyptian in my life" and for the "warmth: pounds (S2.'i.830,non) worth of ind sincerity of th- welcomes.· property abroad and needs no fi- M A t l a n t a , police estimated dote' to 100,000 had turned out. Poultry Market -- The poultry market Inttay as rc- norted by the University of Ar- onsas Institute of Science and Technology and the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of [Weather Bureau said today t h u t the U. S. Department of Agricul- Arkansas' nveraie tr-rnpe'rnhir ture. i . Northwest Arkansas area: M a r - ! degrees k«t steady; demand f a i r lo good;' offerings slightly improved at some points today, but sir.es offer- n a n c i H l aid from Egypt. The nmoiint of cash Farouk may have on deposits nulsidr Egypt Is n o t , ... known but It has been rMlmntcri I last Friday n i g h t when it ran over in high as one million pounds ($2,- i Oscar Chn.'.tian. 78, also o' Avon- 870,000). Kx«olly Normal Little Rock - //pi - The U *d continued small; suppliei of liovy ilies continued ihort: prices 'he D»yion, Ohio, Spcedwuy. nigsby w»s killed In thr tfcld«nt, caused | f. o, b f u r r n In 2 p m -broiler* Coast Guard suld two men were :whn he hit a car that spun In f r o n t of h i m This pit-lure w«» made ' »ni1 fryirs ill weights ' ( 2 . S / I - 2 9 0 Hotline Oil KxplodM Philadolphia-i/TVOne man was k i l l e d and 18 others injured, four of them scnouily, whrn » 1.000- last week was exactly normal--79 j unllon v « t of boiling oil exploded j yesterday at the ' Sloane-Blabon Linoleum Corporation pl»nt. Springfield, III. - (If) - Gov. Ad- manufacture would be adequate lo i lal Stevenson, drafting a major keep production lines operating i n , , poccn on f a r m ])0 | icV| mad( , ,,,, immediate reply today to a direct attack on his record in office in Illinois, and there were no indications that he planned an answer. His strategy, a campaign lieutenant .-aid, w i l l be to ignore Republican accusations and concentrate on a scries of speeches to set forth his views on what he considers the major issues. Stevenson's assistants had no comment on a speech last night by Jen. EVciclt M. Dirksen of Illinois, who declared: "Illinois leads all the states in the union for the gambling racket. When it comes to cleaning up corruption, I'm not very much Impressed by Stevenson's record." ! factories, however. I ^ Pedestrian Killed, Horseback Rider Held Welch. \V. Va.-'/I'j-A horseman who rode over ,ind killed an eld- ly nun was cnnrgccl w i t h mans l a u g h t e r yesterday. State Trooper C. H, Otto .said the charge was placed against Baguc Waldron. 30, of Avonrliilc. W. Va. The trooper quoted Waldron as saying hc admitted hc was riding the horse : dale. Philippine* Town Raldrd Manila - //pi . Bandits wearing Armv uniforms last night raided I Trains Cra.h, it Injured Chicago - (^i - Twenty . t-.vo killed and four burned. i by C. J. 'i eager, Dayton, Ohio, amateur photographer. I Ins) .12-33. Civile, n mountain tovn JS miles I persons were Injured, none icrl- south nf M a n i l a . And killed thr j oiisly, in a collision lust nuht of m a v n r , polire rhlof and t w o po- two r l m n t e d train* operating at. licemrn. ' g r o u n d !e\e! In nuburban Cicero. | I* Rea«rle4 Dnwnel New Delhi, India-l/D-Eighty persons were drowned in the Ganges River near I.ucknow when an overloaded bout ttftk In midstream, report! rtachki ton today eald. ..* ' MMII? fair Chlcaio - . TT)*n W«r« * few wet spots but ttntraUy It w«i f » l r w««ther avtr mo* ·( thi country today.

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