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HO PI IT AH, HOM, ARKANSAS I *• !• i' t V'r Make Your Plans Now To Attend The HEMPSTEAD COUNTY FESTIVAL AUG. WEDNESDAY at (he FAIR PARK BIG COLORFUL PARADE WEDNESDAY 10 A.M. DONT MISS THIS EVENT PROGRAM TO PLEASE EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY!!! t&. • ,'Vt FREE! Delicious melons will be served starting ot 4:15 P. M. Any per-. son can eat all the watermelon he wants absolutely free at Fair Park. Come Out- Bring the Family and ENJOY YOURSELF BAND CONCERT • MODEL PLANE SHOW SWIMMING CONTEST • QUEENS CONTEST TWO BASEBALL GAMES • POLITICAL SPEAKINGS • COMMUNITY AND QUARTET SINGING SQUARE DANCE • AQUATIC SHOW • FREE WATERMELON • -WrSu v, V THIS PAGE SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING HOPE BUSINESS FIRMS i^, Andy Andrews Insurance James Cleaners »> y, r fe it ft ?"?&** ^ •» , Lewis-McLorty Inc. Western Auto Associate Store West Bros. Scott Stores Owen's Dept, Store - Hope Sign & Neon Hoynes Bros. t Loho Cleaners V* 7 V .iL^le. , • » <v Supply Co. Hempstead County Farmers Asso. J. C. Atchley & Co. Herbert Burns City Cleaners Roger Clinton Buiek Co, \" " • Foster's Family Shoe Store Fox Tire Shop Frank's & Son Produce Gentry Printing Co* Greenlee Sheet & Metal Co, Hobbs Gro. & Mkt. Hope Auto Co. GraydonTAnthony Lumber Co. First National Bank Davis Furniture Co. Wm. Duckett Hope Beverage Co. Hope Hardware Co. Hall Cleaners Ladies Specialty Shop Community Ice Co. Gunter Lumber Co. Hope Steam Laundry Stewart's Jewelry Store Homm Tire & Appliance Co. Tol-E-Tex Company Archer Motor Co. Burke's Shoe Store Joe's City Bakery Citizens National Bank Hope Basket Co. Stueart Grocer Co. (Mr. and Mr*. W. U Clark) Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor .Alex. H. W«ihburn____ No Bargains and No Profits Under Federal Controls today's Quotation L,ct the wise bear the name of [jl, the just of unjust, if he pur virtue itself beyond what is frfieient, —Horace Hope Star WtATMtft PONlOMh AHKANSA&- Scattered , showers today, partly cloudy wtth widely scnttercd Unmdefshowaw tonight Wednesday. No temperature changes. /? 53D YEAR: VOL. 53 — NO. 252 Star «« He** 119*. fr*n 1*17 Jan. U. 1*1* HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1952 Mtiftbtf! Th« AKOdoted Pf»u I Audit Buf««u el Circulation! AT. Nit P«M Cltcl. I Mo.. Indlnfl March 11, 1»5J — J,MI PRICE 5e COI* Don't Start Rumors Cherry Tells Followers By LEON HATCH CONWAY, Ark. I* — Gubernatorial Candidate Francis Cherry, who has charged his opposition with starling "false and malicious" Jfmcr governor of Georgia, took; rumors hbout him, last night warn^ federal office in order to hclpj Cf ! his own followers against using Sllis Arnall, on the eve of his signation as Unilcd States price bbilizer, was reported this morn- as thinking of recommending j President Truman that he call) igress into special session "to it a lid on rising food prices." Alrnall, Southern liberal a*nd lit an administration shaken by |andal and poor management. it he was disgusted and anger-j McMath unless I say it first," i by the political tinkering with urged. "And I'm not going to e steel unions which brought on e costly strike in thai industry id now has backed up on the hole country with a threatened jsurge in prices for many com- loUitics. Arnall says the only icdy is more controls, but ho 'rsonally is getting out of tbo licture. similar tactics. Don't say anything about Sid he say il unless I know it's true." Cherry mecls McMalh for the Democratic nomination for govcr- nor in the runoff primary next Tuesday. "Please don't start any rumors," Cherry reiterated. Cherry issued the warning a.t his radio talkathon after a listener had It you Ihink this Is merely a asked him if it were true that McMalh was lisled as a millionaire by Ihe financial raling firm of Dun & Bradslrcel. And, asked the listener, didn't Cherry think that showed McMath had had a pretty profitable tenure in the governor's office? Cherry replied that he had no doubt that 'the governor's office had beer, "profitable" for McMath, but thai he didn't believe the gov- crnor was a millionaire. Or lhat Dun & Bradstrcet listed him that way. Cherry declared that McMath had backed up on one "hysterical blitical disturbance I advise you: a take an accurale look at what's oing on in the financial markets. )n July 31 the Wall Street Journal tatistical Bible of business, rr- ^rted thai its compilation of 325 imerican companies showed their Average profit for the second quar- «r of 1952 to be '. 10.8 per cent 'Pss than for the same period » •ear ago —• that the decline is ;reater than the loss shown for he first quarter this year, and hat this makes Iho fifth consecu- Sve quarter in which earnings Hempstead Women to Attend Rural Health Conference 4 Hempstead County women will represent the Hempstead County Council of Home Demonstration Clubs at the 2nd Rural Health Conference in Little Rock Thursday and Friday, Aug. 7 and 8 al tho Marion Hotel. The conference is sponsored by the Arncrican Medical Society, the Agricultural Ex- lension Service, the Arkansas Stale Denial Association, the Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs, the Women's Auxiliary of the Arkansas Medical Socicly' and the Arkansas Farm Bureau. Arkansas' Second Rural Health Conference will have as its theme 'Health Personnel for Rural areas' Rural health improvement is on the march in Arkansas and al this conference those in attendance will have a chance lo see what other counties have done In the past year lo improve health situations as well ,as have a chance to discuss their own problems. Those allending from Hempstead County are Mrs. O. B. Hodnett, Route 3, Hope; Mrs. Paul B. Holt Hope; Mrs. L. K. Boyce Sr., Rt. 1 Washinglon; Mrs. J. Delaney, Columbus, and Lorraine Blackwood, HD Agenl. ave been poorer. Not all companies went behind, He said , he govcrnor admitted 951, of course. Of the 25 industrial yesterday that an investigation into roups covered in the second-quar- -- " ~ " 2r analysis 6 reported profit gains- hey were aircraft companies. •I ^ito -' makers, railroads, utilities. nd the like — companies directly ffected by the armament pro-i ram, commonly known as "war ables." But earnings dropped eavily for general business, 52 er cent for textiles, 30 per cent or retail merchants, 9.7 pel' cent or food processors. • This is not a picture of true National prosperity, nor one calculated to stimulate public confi- •tenco in the ability of the federal ^•ice control system.to rmln either he ^juyer or Ihe seller. Actually le government right now has the rice of sugar pegged higher than accusation.' a reported "divorce mill" in Crit tendon County hadn't revealed any connection with Cherry or Chancellor Leon Smith, Cherry's fellow judge in the chancery district in which Crittenden is situated. Previously McMath had charged that Cherry was connected with the alleged divorce racket. Says Vote for McMath If Job in Doubt CONWAY, Ark. 1*1 - Guber- McMath Attacks AP&L Visions Easy Victory By CARL BELL MEI.KNA. Ark. Iff) — Holding up his administration as the greatest i in Arkansas' history, Sid McMath says he'll become the state's second governor to serve three terms. He predicted here last night that he will beat Francis Cherry, his rival in the Aug. 12 Democratic runoff primary, by 53,000 votes. Only Jeff Davis has ever won three terms as governor of Arkansas. "Despite vicious political opposition," McMath declared, "more roads have been built during my administration then in the previous twenty years. "We have improved all state services more than any other administration...and at the same have reduced the state's indebtedness 2.!1 million dollars. "The industrial payrolls of the state have increased 2. r > per cent since I've been your governor. The tourist trade has more than doubl ed. "My opposition said when I was first elected that I was too young to be governor. If I've done al' these things while I was lo young just think what I can do now thai I am grown-up." McMath is no\v 40 years old. On the other hand, the governor contended, Cherry "has no program lo pi- Arkansas." Bang's Disease Fight Continues in Hempstead Thi' fight for the control of Bangs Disease in llempstend county cattle rimliiuics with the vaccination of .replacement heifers beginning Monday. Aug. 11. Tin.- current vaccination will be done by Joe Hamilton of Khimet. a representative of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Schedule of farm visits for next week lias been mailed to individual formers concerned by County A-1 gent Oliver L. Adams. Notices wtlH be mailed about one week in advance of the vaccinators visit to a fiirm. All dairy and beef cattle owners who have replacement heifers 4 to 8 months old are requested lo advise the County Agent at once for the service. Information on tho program will be supplied lo those who may have questions upon request. Deluge of Rain Delays 3 Hours Bui Fails to Halt Watermelon Fete Lightning and Wind Damage Several Homes lo present to the people of caking in his now customary . .,„,., _, , i, K uiing tones, emphasizing his natonal Candidate Francis Cherry i * faith powc rful hand gestures last night advised — with qualifica ' tions — that a questioner vote for his opponent. A man who identified himself as „„ ^..^ ^ __ a state employe telephoned thcj w hs when 'he said his opponents Qnd pm-spu-ing freely, McMath even- jumped up and down on the Phillips County courthouse steps at one point of his address. That Cherry talkathon here that he had been forced to contribute to Gov. he free market, and this is the! Faulkner County Courthouse. Cherry asserted last night that|Sid McMath's campaign fund and if there was any indication of balloT '—' •—»--> ••— "-- -• "-tampering or other irregularities; •at next Tuesday's election he-would try to see that the perpetrators "go to the penitentiary." "And they'll stay there as long as I- am governor," -he added. The talkathon—final phase of a three-section program yesterday- was held on the grounds of the yay it is done: The government! >ermits only a certain amount of ugar to be brought into the U. S. rom Cuba, and allocations and Homcstic prices are fixed on the pasis of this artificial, "scarcity" scarcity in the U. S, only, for ugar is running out of the plant- rs' ears in Cuba. Even in less scandalous instances Ihe federal control program has been an obvious failure. The cost pf political control, passed on to .he public in taxes, has mado prices extraordinarily high to the uyer and has reduced the seller's i>rofit. The third man in this bar- ainless market place which w« all the U. S. A. is Mr. Politician and his fee comes high. On my 'desk is a circular sent iiit by the Ford Motor company to ill Us dealers. You will recall hat recently the Ford company jsked the National Production Au- hority to increase its allocation in he total motor car sales allowablp low restricted to 21 per cent. The request was refused. What thn Tord dealers arc reading today is in editorial from the Wall Street Conway Police Chief M.M. Love estimated the audience at from 4,000 to 4,500. First two sections of the talka- thon were conducted from Russcll- ville and Searcy. Cherry was scheduled to speak in McGehee this morning but rain forced cancellation of the talk. His third Little Rock talkathon —part of it to be broadcast over a statewide network-was scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. this afternoon. Mrs. Bernie Wants Billy Rose Jailed BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Wl — Mrs. Ben Bernie wants showman Billy Rose arrested. She says he showed several persons an affidavit by her former maid accusing her and Eleanor Holm, Rose's estranged wife, of improper conduct. , rc T h: Mrs. Bernie, widow of the band- had voted for the governor at the preferential Democratic primary. He said he wanted to vote for Cherry in the, runoff but feared for his job. "If you have a family and you think your vote may be known and cause you to lose your job. I say go ahead and vote for McMath," Cherry said. Cherry repealed previous assurances that he planned no. discharges of employes merely because they were known to have voted against him. Cherry said he would fire Insurance Commissioner Herbert Graves if he's elected governor.-He didn't know about Adjutant Gen. John B. Morris. "Herbert Graves is a good man and I like him personally," Cherry told a questioner, "but he has one fatal defect — he's just been working for Homer too long." The reference was to former Gov. Homer Adkins, a power in the McMath administration and a frequent target of Cherry's. Graves also was Adkins' insurance commissioner when the latter was governor. Cherry told another inquiring listener that he didn't know Morris and couldn't say whether he would be retained as adjutant general. Indorsements of Cherry read at last night's talkathon included one from Vic Wood, Ft. Smith, former president of the Arkansas Federa accused him falsely of being for socialized medicine "every time I come up for election." Ironically, the street in which his estimated 2,000 listeners stood was Cherry Street. McMath took nu apparent notice of that. The governor yesterday was ii territory carried by Cherry in thi first primary, but that didn't slow him down. In an afternoon appearance at !i meeting of the Woodruff Eleclrii Co-operalive in Forresl City, ht charged that the Arkansas Powei and Light Company tried to "use the Highway Audit Commission t make me reverse my stand on Ihe Ozark Generating Plant." He said its "coinsidence" that the chairman of the HAG, which severely criticized McMath's administration, also is a member ot AP&L's Board of Directors. The HAC chairman is R. H. Dickenhorst of Morrillon. "Bul they failed," McMath added. "So now they're going all out to defeat me." The governor said he had helped get money from the federal government for the construction of Lhe REA steam generating plant at Ozark, a project fought by AP&L, and had backed it all the Grand Jury to Resume Bishop Probe LITTI.IC noCK (fn— The Pulaskl Grand Jury today will resume Us investigation of a 6-time slayer's statement that he paid $1500 for a 90-day leave from an Arkansas penitentiary. The Grand Jury recessed Friday following testimony given by eight witnesses in the probe of Tuck Bishop's claim that he obtained the extra days of freedom following a Little Rock hotel meeting asl December. Bishop has since been convicted ind sentenced lo die before an Jlah firing squad on Aug. 27 foi the murder of Iwo Ophir, Utah linrrs. Pulaskl Prosecutor Tom Downic said he may call h i s Deputy Prosecutor James N, Dowcll be fore the jury today. Dowcll re turned to Litlle Rock yeslcrday after conferring with Bishop it Utah and H. E. Bishop, tho slayer' brother, in Seattle, Wash. Other witnesses who ma y bo Co lied by Downie include John fV Wells, a Little Rock publisher; Bruce Crider, Washington County sheriff; and W. P. Ball, state Halnfall totaling 4.47 Inches has drenched this section within the past two nights, breaking a drought of many weeks. The rain both nights was accom-j ponied by violent flashes of lighten ing and thunderstorms. According lo Experiment Station records 2.54 inches of rain fell Monday night and 1.93 inches fell last night and early this morning. Numerous claims of damage have been filed with local Insurance firms, most of them small. Damage to houses were caused by wind and lightening. Twice In two nights Ihe slalc police station has been off the air when lightening lilt Ihe transmitter. Approximately $1,000 In damage was caused at the home of Dors,ey McHao Monday night when lightening set a porch afire and burned out plugs in the house. Falling limbs caused damage lo many roofs in the city. Parole Director. Downie said Crider is believed to have the original notarized statement that Bishop dictated to a Utah sheriff, in which he claims ho bought the 90-days of freedom. Bishop was serving a life sentence for the murder of four per sons at Springdalc, Ark., when he obtained a 10-day Christmas fur- lought from the Arkansas prison lasl year. ,ill be understandable to every ian who likes lo buy Ihe car of is choice. Here is the significant jaragraph: "They (the National Production Authority) can not give us more Fords without taking away Plymouths and Chevra lels, and they obviously can not know what the millions of customers would decide this year about the relative merit* of the new cars . . . Had we had such a board in old Henry'3 day, the NPA would still ba slicing up a part of the market for Franklins, Maxwells, Stanley Steamers and all the others that we, the customers', long ago tried and discarded." burnal which scores a point which! leader, signed a complaint in Municipal Court yesterday and a bench warrant was issued for Rose's arrest. The district attorney's office said it does not expect to try to extradite Rose from New York, but he can be arrested if he comes to California. The complaint is based on an affidavit obtained by Rose from Alberta Jones, 30, of Los Angeles. It states that while she was employed by Mrs. Bernie in New York in 1944 she saw Mrs. Bernie and Mrs. Rose committing improper acts. Rose and his swimming queen wife are engaged in a bitter divorce battle. Married Jn 1939, they shortly after actress Joyce Matthews, ex-wife of Milton Berle. out her wrists in Rose's New York apartment a year ago. Mrs. Bernie said the affidavit, which she called a "fabrication." way. "I helped the Arkansas Power and Light Company borrow money Continued on Page Two Methodists Plan Meet at Spring Hill Uevlval services beginning at Sprlnghlir Methodist Church Sun- clay, August 10, at 8 p.m. and continuing through Sunday, August 17. Services will be held twice daily at 10 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Preaching by the Ilev. Virgil Kueley, pastor of the First Methodist Church, Hope. The public is invited, lion of Labor, and another from Dr. George S. Benson, president of Harding College, Searcy. Wood telegraphed Cherry not to worry about an indorsement 'of McMath Sunday by the executive commitleo of Ihe AFL Labor's League for Polilical Education. "You'l! get 90 per cent of the union vote." Wood wired. Cherry had said previously he wasn't worrying anyhow. Chancery Court Meet August 7 Mrs. Janie Wren, , Dies at Home of Son at Sutton Mrs. Janie Wren, aged 80, widow of A. G. Wren a former Prescott merchant, died today at the home of a son. J. E. Wren of Sutton community in Nevada County. I She is survived by three other sons, Floyd Wren of Prescott, O. G. Wren of Little Rofk and W. W. « ren of Arkansas City; three others, H.. J. Woodui of Lamesa, Texas, T. W. Woodui of Pine Bluff and M. L. Woodui of San Angelo, Texas. Funeral services will be held at Harmony, near Sutton, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The Flying Saucer Story Is By No Means a New One-It First Started 30 Years Ago Russians Claim Tie With U.S. in Olympics MOSCOW Wl—Nikolai Romanov, head of the Sovlul Olympic team fet' Helsinki and 'cliicf of the sports committee in the U. S. S. R. said he was glnd that the Soviet Uniort and tho U. S. had finished tht Olympic games In a tie, 494 points to 404. Romanov made his statement In an exclusive interview with Prnv da, the official organ of Ihe Com muriist Party, on his return to Moscow. (Tho point system which Ro manov apparently used to arrive al this total given seven points for first place with 5-4-3-2-1 for tho next five points. The Sovjel press used this system In contrast to tho American system which gives ton points for first place and the sumo 5-4-3-2-1 for the next five places. Under the American system the U. S. won, 014 to Russia's 5S3'/ Z . On Monday Pravda had headlined that the Soviet Union had won the Olympics with the largest num bcr of points. Romanov did not give an explanation of this point. He said at the end of the competition the Soviet Union had 404 points to 400 for the U. S. bul he declared more exact figures at the present time raised the U. S. tolal lo 4U.4, too. to Schedule .*- n ,i»fi Neva McClellan Competing for honors ns queen A doluKo bfrnln, something almost wasMoauyout Hompstoad? County's W»Wfmelon Festival to*' dny but fofio^lnj n 3-hour dejW, ofticinlH gathered together part ot the pnradti nnd the affair wM started under n heavy, threatening 1 overcast 'nt noon. Whether the festival would of the parade aQd the, affair was u toss up. More than an Inch o< rnin fell utter 8 n.m. this morning bringing n two-day total Inches. Tho rain was a«co by un electrical storm, stiff w nnd thunder. ' v " ; ^ v »f By 11 n.m. word got around ano*-£ the downtown Hope streets jammed with people. Only d part of tho parade .gathered officials started it nnywayrai to go oii with the Jostlvnl, The original schedule will .._ r mnlntoinud as nearly as possible. A bnnd concert Is scheduled for- 1:30 p.m. along with model plan«° show, Junior Legion baseball game • water show and swim and diving < contests. > 1 1 Governor Sid McMath and Mrs.. Francis Cherry ore scheduled^jib npeak at 2:15 p.m. along with Cllb Barton and Tom»,,Gentrr-oJl the attorney general's race Congressman Oren Harris., . member ot tho FHA, Glco Club., and Maids of Note. She IOVOH music and plays-the piano, .Her favorite sport is hoi-seback riding. Also competing is Neva McClcl- Ian, daughter of Mrs. Exlo McClellan. Nova is 5 feet OMi Inches tall, has blue eyes and brown hair, She Is a graduate of Palmos and St. Vincent's Infirmary of Little Rock. She IH currently employed at Branch Clinic and Hospital. und the winner an The night pro'gram cnlli other basobull game, commu M singing, quartet singing and aqtilf dancing, Radar Shows Signs of More Saucers WASHINGTON , Radar By RELMAN MOR1N (For Hal Boyle) NEW YORK Wl — The flyin;; saucer story, you know, is by no means a new one. About 30 years ago, a man If people saw, or through! they saw, objects in the sky a centry or more ago, these questions immediately arise: Were observers subject then, as IK.W, to the same hallucinations? Why didn't the saucers' crews The Hempstead Chancery Court will convene f,or the August session of that court on Thursday, August 7, with Judge James H. Pilkinton presiding. Several cases are on the docket for trial. The matter of Mrs. Ester named Charles Fort rounded up'ever land? Surely, the world must and published a whole scries of! have been a happier place In the reports about mysterious objects iisnh Century than it is now. in the sky. He said his sources,! Where have the saucers been mainly, were newpapers, and he | during the intervening time? Did cited the names and dates of the ; A'U somehow get mislaid on their papers, in case his readers were •: juter-stellar charts? interested in checking the refer-1 All of this seems not to have ences. , impressed Charles Fort very much, Some accounts were well overdue way or another, while he was 100 years ago, before the age of airplanes and before very much | were such that he could take, was known about balloons. The reports of sightings, accord i ing to Fort, came from many dif- ; another planet. about it. His own theories in strike, the possibility of visitations the earth by creatures from Which sne caiiea a laoncaiion. "" ma». AUK uiunci ui mis. ^a».i . ing 10 run, guuiu irum many un- '"•••'•••-• r -— —•• , was shown to a number of per- Moore vs Miles Downs which in-,ferent parts of the world— from *'°rt was a rebel and a heretic voives a disputed street within the North Carolina, from a ship en who set himself against most of route to Bermuda, and a whole '«"«; accepted beliefs of science. spate from the north coast ofi Sorrie ot his ideas sound the least England. In fact, that section of | bit biarre, even in this electronic !* IL -3* . it. «• li^rf **a.fefrj TJE-i,-** .rs. .1 SP i 4! 1- J*- 'tt.T-f _j " sons, including Bernie's brother. Herman Bernie. It exposes her to "public hatred, contempt and ridicule," Mrs. Bernie said. The misdeameanor criminal libel with which Mrs. Bernie accuses Rose carries a maximum penalty of $5.000 and a year in jail. Rose, in New York, said the maid was one of his witnesses in his divorce action against his wife, who is suing him for separate maintenance. He said he had offered to pay expenses for a representative of the district attorney's office here to go to New York and take his testimony in connection with the libel suit. He also said that the district at- tcrney has been asked to hold up action on the warrant until after the divorce case, and that a sub- Bevolving around tbe nucleus of stantial bond bad been offered to an atom are a number of particles j guarantee his appearance in Cali city of Hope is one of Ihe cases scheduled for trial on Thursday. Grid Box, Reserve Seats to Go on Sale Box and reserve seals for the 1952 football season will go on sale August 13, Superintendent James H. Jones announced today. Holders of seats last season will be given first choice as usual. Season tickets will be available at the same time. The stadium is currently in process of being overhauled. the British Isle was, in its day, the flying saucer center, just as His theory of "teleportation." as the southwestern part of the U. S. 11 dimly got it, permitted material seems to be today. ', objects—including plants and an- Some of the descriptions quoted imals—to be de-materialized and by Fort are almost identical with > then transported through space, the ones we read today. . ."An; Fertile and living things may have object of great luminosity, moving ! been brought to this earth from at high speed". . ."It moved back- other worlds in that way, he said, ward and forward across the sky,; And he speculated about the pos- ently without turning". . . s'biltty that residents from other object hovered, motionless in plants may be here now, living ic air above a house." ' "' disguise, and sending back reg- I should think this would be\v\ar reports of life on earth to very reassuring to the air force• I"*' home headquarters, officers in Washington who are coi-| Fort said there might be some lecting data on the saucers and: °* >k*se creatures right here to . . . ,i ._ _ . _ XTsmr \fnfflr AV> ErtftVt At/Anno Ann Nevada County Judge Brad Bright Succumbs at 64 Nevada County Judge Brad Bright, 64, died at his home in Prescott lute Tuesday. He had been ill about a month. Mr. Bright was a candidate for renomination in Tuesday's Democratic primary election. He served two terms as county clerk, and two terms as sheriff before being elected county judge in 1044. Survivors Include his. widow, a son. Richard Bright of Prescott. and four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Fincher of Stephens and Mrs. Willie Lambert, Mrs. Jack Harrell and Miss Jo Ann Bright of Prescott. One brother, Millurd Bright of Abilene, Texas and two sisters, Mrs. Earl Barham of Hope and Mrs. E, U. Steed of Conway. Funeral services will be held at the Prescott Firsi Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Thursday by the Rev. Wesley Lindscy and the Rev. Wesley Thomasun. Burial will be in Deann Cemetery of Prescott, screens showed wigns of mystery objects flitting slowly through rnin. (•wept, pitch-dark skies over tho nation's capital lust night and early today. The Washington Post said one official called It "a vuritublo fleet." It also ciuoled an experienced rudar operator as saying "this Is the most pn/y.llng phenomenon wo have over observed. We huve definitely not been seeing spots before our eyes." Hut again, tho Air Force — assiRticcl to look Into ull "flylni! saucer." reports • - seemed to write off any theory of strange noctur- ,nnl visitors. Two jet fighters were sent up from, Newcastle, Del., shortly after midnight, but pilots saw nothing unusual. Repeatedly in recent w e e k H radar screens around Washington huve shown unidentified objects In the air. Air Force chiefs have said they are personally satisfied that the sightings were caused by weather phenomenon;. A spokesman at Andrews Field said two unidentified objects showed on the field's radur screen at 10:20 p.m. moving slowly from Washington to Ml. Vernon, George Washington's homo. A few minutes later two more images appeared "on the screen, four to nix miles east of the field, which is about seven miles south east of Washington. These objects then Williams to Oppose Alger in Michigan DETROIT (*> — Two Bclohl',' Detroit's Gold Coast — O, Monn Williams and Fred M. Alger Jr. will fight It out for tho govern< ship ot Michigan thla fall al ' result of Tuesday's summe mary election, Williams, tho Incumbent Di cratic governor, won a w courtesy vote in his party primary^ although unopposed, and Algejp, making his second try for'the f*- publlcqn nomination, roared dov state Into his home county Wayne (Detroit)/with a pluraJU,. punning 60,QOO. with "nearly halt 1 9| the votes counted In tho unoft' cial total. *| . And It will be U, 8, Sort? 8li,,, Moody, the Democratic Incumbent, against -Rep. *Cha«l«<i B. 11th-District congressman 1047 aA ' ' ' veteran. Moody, sita politically ' ' Williams p. Washing! Senate, rty Democratic Schwtngertot Potter, a\'~ Un-Arnflrtea) tec, appeared to move slowly, stop, then fly away. A similar image appeared shortly after midnight. | fornla sUsnixtts rejected^ Bine ^*' " ™ ^^*«<7V *^t& 'WBff lp Pr »PP^Pr %ft*jrwar4. Both Two counties in West Virginia, each pro- McDowell ai)4 duced more than, if milliw) tftus gf coal in 4811$, trying to explain them. (Maj. Gen. Roger M. Ramey said the other day about one-fifth of ail tfce c«- 'Unsa "reuvijft te fee ex- York, on Fifth Avenue. And if you ever nave stood on Fifto watching to* passing m Hope Man Arrested on Two Counts Hope City officers last night arrested Roger Clinton on charges of discharging a firearm and disturbing the peace following a family argument at bis home at 13tf» and Walker Streets,, Assistant Cnief Willis said Clinton, fired a'pistol Council Holds Routine Meet Hope City Council passed a resolution last night authorizing the Mayor to deposit in local banks part of $350,000 received by sale of revenue bonds which is not Immediately needed. The money is to be used tor new water and light plant conduction. The mojaey wbjaj mt>" "* will be placed in a checking count. T|* council also contract for switch Enroll AU veteran? in c *— ness High this to his home 9104 tfee bullet trated the waJU* |rora one

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