Northwest Arkansas Times, March 10, 1962

Northwest Arkansas Times

March 10, 1962

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Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - March 10, 1962, Fayetteville, Arkansas NORTHWMT ARKAMMS' (CT SALESMAN The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper MwMrt VtMtr Cloudy, scattered thundershow- ers today with thunderstorms to- night. Sunday, continued cloudi- ness with scattered s h o w r warmer, partial clearing late Smv day; northerly winds. Barometer: 29.78 and falling. Wind SSW and variable. Precipitation (last M hours) .01. low tonight mid 40s, high tomorrow 65-60. Temperature at 9 a.m. 50. 102nd YEAR-NUMBER 228 Associated Leased Wire FAYETTEVIUI, ARK., SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1962 AP, King and NEA Features 12 PAGES-FIVE CENTS Hailed As 'America's Queen' Mrs. Kennedy Arrives In Rome Jacqueline hailed by Italians as ROME Kennedy, "America's arrived today en route to India and Pakistan and immediately paid a courtesy call 011 President Giovanni Gron- chi. The U.S. First Lady, who is making a 33-hour stopover in Rome, drove directly from Rome's airport to 400-year-old Quirinal Palace, now the presidential resi- dence and once the home of Popes ami kings. Mrs. Kennedy was received by Gronchi and his wife and spent 25 minutes with them. Then she was driven to Villa Taverna, residence of G. Freder- ick Rcinhardt, U.S. ambassador to Rome. She will spend the night there, be received in audience by Pope John XXIII Sunday and leave in the evening for New Del- hi. The jet airliner that brought the President's wife from New York touched down -t Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport about an hour late due to headwinds. Traveling with the U.S. First Lady were her sister, Princess Lee Radziwell, aides, Secret Serv- ice men and a c'elcgation of re- porters. During her brief stay in Rome, billed as private, Mrs. Kennedy was scheduled to call on Italian President Giovarni Gronchi be- fore meeting the Pope. After calling oil Gronchi, Mrs. Kennedy and her sister will go to U.S. Ambassador G. Frederick Rcinhardt's residence. The President's wife will be guest of honor tonight at a private dinner given by Count Dino Pecci- Blunt, a Kennedy family friend. She will attend I.Iass Sunday at (he pontifical North American College and be received by the Pope. Mrs. Kennedy was loudly ap- plauded by a crowd of about Despite Violence French-Algerian Talks Continuing ALGIERS (AP) Right-wing terrorists struck in Paris and Al- giers today, but Algerian peace talks moved steadily toward an accord for a cease-fire. A bomb planted in a parked car in the Paris suburb of Issy les Moulineaux blew up with tre- mendous force during the morn- Kennedy Talk At Miami May Stir Refugees MIAMI BEACH, Fla. President Kennedy plans lo go cruising on the yacht Honey Fitz before steering into political wat- ers'with a speech tonight at a Democratic SlOO-a-plate dinner. The chief executive is billed as principal speaker when some 3.000 party faithful are expected lo assemble for a threefold pur- pose: To raise money, or so, judging by advance sales; to pul on a show of party amity in a slate with increasing Republi- can strength, and to launch Sen. George A. Smathers on his re- election campaign. The dinner L a testimonial to Smathers, an old friend of Ken- nedy's, who is seeking his Ihird term in the Senate. The opulent resort city buzzed with talk of possible demonstra- tions by Cuban refugees. Leaders of the thousands 01 anti-Castro refugees in the Miami area have urged them lo put on a demonstration to show; their thanks for U.S. assistance ant sympathy. But most sources Friday nigh1 discounted reports that or more refugees would mass in front of the beachfront hole where the banquet will be held However, police acted to head off the risk of any (rouble. Twi hundred officers were on duly and warnings have gone out lha anyone starting a disturbance wil be arrested. The President is staying at lh filled with 116 other passengers and a 'crew of ten had a fairly smooth flight. Few of the passengers got a glimpse of Ihu President's wife. Strict privacy was maintained be- tween Irer first-class comparlment and a large, economy section. W AYES GOODBY iVave Joan McQkire poses at Memphis Naval Air Station after her orders o join the crew of the cruiser USS Little Rock lad been cancelled. A machine apparently made the error assigning her to an all-male crew of 950. Said Miss McClure: "Too sad. It would have been a blast." East Germans Live In Despair, Writer Finds EDITOR'S report- ers can enter East Berlin but few gel into East Germany, the sur- rounding area. An exception comes at the time of the Leipzig radc fair, where Western coun- ries are represented. This count of life in East Germany'is a German-speaking who is a member of tic Asso- ciated Press staff in West Ger- many. HORSE FOUND IN PHONE Harry Brewster of the Los Angeles police leads a horse to his station after the animal was discovered with its head in a phone booth. Also in the booth was William Lane, 39, who likewise was taken to the station. There, while telling police how he bought the horse for his nephew, he suddenly fell into a profound sleep. When he awoke he found he had been booked on suspicion of drunkenness.- Will Meet With Briton, Red First Rusk Heads For Geneva WASHINGTON of Slate Dean Rusk took off for Geneva today, calling on Uie So- viets to join in a real effort to stem the arms race and reduce cold war tensions. Rusk, heading for a 17-nation disarmament conference, told newsmen that "We will do every- thing that we can on our side to help turn down the arms race and reduce present tensions." "If all the rest who are coming to Geneva will approach it in that spirit we will make' some real Rusk said. He expressed hope that a pre- liminary meeting with the foreign ministers of Russia and Britain develop "a framework in which the conference itself will make some real progress." Rusk, heading a 33-man delega- tion, took off from Andrews Air Force Base aboard a military jet liner. Because of poor weather, the plane was routed through Goose Bay, Labrador, instead of undertaking a direct course to Ge- neva. Rusk will gel together in the Swiss city with the British and foreign ministers Sunday night. Tlic setting will be a dliiner Rusk is giving for Soviet Foreign Alinister Andrei A. Gromyko and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home. Here negotiations may start in earnest on disarmament and the Berlin dispute. The meeting is preliminary to Wednesday's for- mal opening of the 17-nation dis- armament conference of Wdslern, Eastern and nonaligned nations. Prior to Sunday night's dinner, Rusk will have lunch at Lausanne, near Geneva, with West German Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroc- der. Then Husk and Home will confer at Geneva before seeing Gromyko. On the eve of his departure with a 33-man U.S. delegation, Rusk escribed the Geneva sessions as one of the most important nego- ederal Relief Granted East Coast Begins Digging Out As High Tides, Winds Subside By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The devastated Eastern Sea- ward fought to clear a monumen- al mass of debris today as the forst week of winter storms in s history faded under clearing kies. Sufferers in five states had 'resident Kennedy's promise of ederal disaster relief. A storm that dropped seven nches of snow on parts of Georgia "windled in intensity as it plodded lorthward Friday night and was xpected to disappear during the day. It carried rain and lighl snow s far north as southern New Judging Set For Decalur, Siloam Community development accom- >lishments in three more towns, )ccatur, Siloam Springs and Mari- anna will be evaluated by panels of udges in the new Planned Progress Arkansas program. Should the judges, in examining 1961 civic projects, find any town worthy of special recognition, the nine sponsors of the Planned Prog ress program laler will conduct Recognition Day celebrations with n the towns so honored.. Marianna's 1961 accomplish mcnls will be judged. Programs a Decatur and Siloam Springs will be judged March 28, beginning at De calur at a.m. and at Siloa Springs at p.m. Planned Progress sponsors in elude the University of Arkansas and Southwestern Electric Power Co. Fire Damage Light Grease igniting in a skillet sen firemen to 848 Williams St. at this morning. Damage to the apart ment occupied by Ernest Hazle wood was light. ARKANSAS WEATHER ARKANSAS: Rain through to night, occasionally heavy, inclu Ally. Gen. Robert Kennedy has ap- proved the nomination of Pat Henderson of England, Ark., to be U. S. marshal for East Ar- kansas, and the nomination now goes to the President. The nomination of Dan Douglas of Benlonville had been sent to the While House earlier. The President makes all marshal ap- pointments. Henderson and Douglas were nominated by Arkansas senators last October. There was strong opposition to Henderson because of his past connection with seg- regationist forces. Democrats Seek Registration By Poll Tax Holders A resolution clearly aimed at checking voling by Republicans in Business Adminislration, which i Democratic parly primaries a >repared lo grant Ihem low-inlcr- esl, long-term rehabilitation loans. The Agriculture Department isted 17 damaged counlies in four tales where farmers may obtain imergency credit to replenish wopcrly, liveslock and land dam- aged by the storm. Springdale Child, 5, Injured Critically SPRINGDALE five- rear old Springdale child was crit- cally injured ycslerday afternoon as he ran into the palh of an on- coming automobile. Larry Dean Walson, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Watson of 703 Success St., was struck as he crossed Park Avenue near the in- tersection with Success Street about p.m. The driver was 0. L. Creel, Springdale. The child was taken to Memorial Hospital with severe head injur- 5S. According to Springdale Police, Creel was going north on Park when young Walson ran from be hind a southbound vehicle. The child was thrown 60 feet. No charg cs have been filed. ime-honorcd Arkansas custom vas adopted here Thursday by the Vashington County Dcmocratii Central Committee. Meeting at the courthouse to fix iling fees for the coming primar es, the commissioners also (I adopted resolutions requiring vot crs lo register Iheir party affilia ion; and (2) went on record a avoring the proposed voting ma chine amendment to the state con stitution. Chairman F. A. Humphreys ap pointed a committee lo study the wssibilily of eilher abolishing o up-dating Ihe county's elderly sa! ary act. The act freezes salarie of county officials and their dcput ies. Some political observers hav said (he sub-standard wages kee top-level candidates out of count races. The voter registration resolulio urges county legislators to wor for passage of such an acl at the next Legislalure. If adopted the law would require voters to list their parly when they pay their poll tax, and lo vote only in their own party primaries. Humphreys also recommended that the committee seek legislation changing the expiration date of (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Replaces Voss Webb Accepts Post At U. A. Billy R. Webb, assistanl man iger of the Fort Smith Chamber f Commerce, has been namec ead of Ihe Division of General extension's department of confer races and institutes at the Uni 'ersity. The announcement came ycster day from Guy W. Berry, U.A. gen eral extension dircclor. Webb, who will asumc his new dulies April 1, will succeed Wil iam M. Voss. Voss will leavi March 26 to enroll a he University of Chicago, where ne will work toward his Ph.D Icgree in accounting. Voss joinec he general extension staff in 1957 Webb, 32, is a native of Delight ic earned his bachelor of scienci degree in agriculture in 1957 am his master's in 1960 at Ihe Uni versity. Between 1957 and 1960, h worked as a graduate assistant the University's 'department o agricultural economics. He wa an instructor in (he departmen from 1960 to 1961, when he came assistant manager of Fort Smith chamber. By LOYAL GOULD LEIPZIG, East Germany (AP) pall of despair has intensi- fied in East Germany in Ihe seven months since the Communists built their wall across Berlin, to keep East Germans from fleeing to the West. This reporter, permitted to visit East Germany for Leipzig's spring trade fair, found gray mo- notony and in some cases hope- lessness. A dreary conformity showed through the atmosphere of festivity temporarily created during the fair. A visiting Briton compared the material conditions with those p( wartime England. But he said the people's spirit was a far cry from that of his countrymen. Leipzigers in conversations ex- pressed fear that Walter Ulbricht, East Germany's top Communal; has entrenched his position !n the last few months. They see little hope of a letup in the daily pres- iations that we've been in for a ong, long time." It is important, he said, because this arms race is threatening lo piral to new heights of unman- geabilily." A disarmament ac- :ord, Rusk said, would be "not inly in the interest of (he safety if this country but also of all mankind." If Gromyko -indicates willing- ness to settle the Berlirfproblern on terms .flic West might accept, informants said, Rusk is prepared !o offer somewhat revised ver- sions of past Western proposals. These reportedly involve a pos- sible interim settlement of the Berlin, issue and agreement on Central European security. De- ails were not revealed but were said to have been worked out in advance in Washington with the British and French. On disarmament Rusk was pre- pared to lay before the full con- 'erence the general U.S. program aimed at achieving complete, con- rolled disarmament by stages. Within -the over-all plan are long- range and first-slop proposals for arms cuts designed to set varying degrees o! progress by Ihe nego- tiators. A related proposal is the U.S.- British'draft'treaty for a nuclear lest ban, rejected by the Russians last year because of its inlema tional control provisions. U.S. of ficials figured (he issue could be taken up by a special U.S.-British Soviet subcommitlce al the con ference. Rusk intends to bring up [he subject with Gromyko after re viewing it with Home. Lingering differences remain between (he British, who lean toward easing sure to conform to his concepts of communism. Ulbricht is regarded as a Stalin- ist whose repressive measures lave not eased despite changes n some other Communist coun- tries. Here are three comments this reporter heard: "We're getting more Russian than the Russians ever were." boosted almost every three months and we have to wdrTHonger hours for "You either pretend support for the else." Police controls have tightened since Aug. 13 when the Berlin wall was started. "The janitors in the apartment buildings aren't real janitors any a woman said. "They're spies put there to report anything out of the ordinary." Visitors are carefully noted, their names and times of arrival jotted down in every apartment and departure books kept In building. "And because you never know who's with Ihe regime and who's against she continued, "you weigh evcryword you say." Churches in East Germany are still visited, a woman in her 40s said, but mostly by people of her own age or older. A working mother of four, she commented, "It doesn't help the youngsters in school or in (heir later careers if they, have been confirmed. They are held back and then look slupid in Ihe eyes of their comrades." A chemist said the best of the country's products are "We never get our hands on real- ly nice consumer goods here." Dissatisfaction also comes from some control requirements, and shortages of 'aloes, milk and Ihe Americans, who want light i butter' protection against any test-ban violations or secret prcparalions. U.S. sources describe the U.S.- British difference as one of cm- "Orangcs are seen so a taxi driver said, "they're. a luxury lo be eaten on only very special occasions." phasis. saying Ihe Western part-i "There's no lack of be theiners are solidly agreed in princi-'a barlendcr said, "but U all looks 'pic on the need for controls. 'the same and has no style." Some Fingers PointTo De-Nile Rumor Has Cleopatra Barging Off With Antony ROME Taylor and Eddie Fisher hid behind a source that has been close to Ihe couple's household said Fisher barricade of villa walls and press and Miss Taylor would separate agents today amid reports their "this is forever" marriage is on the rocks. And Ihey hid together. A spokesman for Fisher termed afler Ihe completion of the movie. Rome's newspapers shouted in glaring reports headlines the lhal stemmed inewed re! from a The Los Angeles Herald-Exam- iner said Fisher left his wife in Rome several weeks ago and went to Spain because he had dis- covered the alleged romance. ridiculous reports that his actress [story carried by the Los Ang wife is "madly in love" with Herald-Examiner. British actor Richard Burlon. the Marc Anlony in Ihe multimillion- dollar movie Cleopatra. "Eddie said he wouldn't dignify the story by saying anything "All Rome thai Liz and Eddie are no longer (he lovers they have been since (hey were married May 12, 1959. in Las Vegas." the newspaper said. Fisher rushed back to Rome MS when Miss Taylor was felled by food poisoning and hospitalized.'A week or so later the two turned about the spokesman for said Miss Taylor's manager, crooner insisted. Miss Taylor's attorney, Robert Abrahms, also issued a fast denial of marital (rouble. "These reporls are absolutely Abrahms said. "1 know this." But these denials did not silence Kurt Frings, had been in Rome all week lo achieve an agreement to end Ihe marriage. up al a night club holding hands on Miss Taylor's 30th birthday. Close friends joined the couple- but not Burton. Liz and Eddie were seen pub- licly together Friday when Miss Taylor went lo a hospital for an [X-ray of a hand injured on t h'e Friends of the couple said Ihey j set. Fisher helped her from their were together while Ihe rumors [limousine and walked closely at swirled about them. Reports linking Miss Taylor to Burton romantically cropped up the reports that have circulated several weeks ago. A press agent here for weeks. Ifor Burlon denied the reports, but And assuring thai Ihe late repudiated the of Fisher who was killed [her side. Miss Taylor was previously married lo hotel heir Nicky Hilton, actor Michael Wilding and showman Michael Todd, a close would not last die down, one mcnt. [in an air crash in 1958. ;