Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 30, 1954 · Page 1
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Our Doily h . Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn •„ Of Newspapers and How Hie Teachers Used to Frown on 'em Back in school days I recall that uie academicians of the Colleges at Arts and Sciences took a dim vRw of the style in which newspapers are Written. They damned newspaper language as "journalese, ' meaning that she was a slattern ou the Ush-docK playing fast and loose wltn the King's JKnglish. It impressed my generation not, at all. We wanted to be newspaper writers, not librarians. And of course wo were two up on the academicians in the argument because we could point out that, U) new ^rds stan with the vernacular of the people, creep into tnu news-, papuis, and iinally are admitted | to the dictionary, and (2) about 80 pur cent oi tne writers of books that are at all readable served an apprenticeship on a newspaper. These thoughts were stirred up 55TH YEAR: VOL. 55 — NO. 89 -•—• -• Hopt taw, rrvn IYJC Consolidated Jan. 11, 1*2» U.S.to Stall Talks Pending Refraction WASHINGTO N(fft-The Chinese and North Korean.Reds may soon be told this country 'will not go brick into preliminary talks on a Korean peace unless they retract perfidy charges against the United States. So for, the Reds have given no indication they will do so. The Slate Department, it Was learned yesterday, has drafted such a notice to the Reds and is clearing it win the 10 nations tha sent forces to help out in the Ko rean War. The notice is expected to HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30.79S4 as J. read a Southern Newspaper Publisaer's association Bulletin whicii reprinted another newspaper's explanation o£ the word "ipurnalese." The editorial, from m Jacksonville tFlaJ Times-Union! A ^1°™"° mtorman 1 in oart: American note would amount to i-ejection of a Communist demand that t'fp preliminary talks resume Monday after a break of nearly c/n n,lf n1 .»» 4.1, . t * rr ut ovc ^ the weekend. Dlp omatic "tormants said this said in part: '"Journalese usually differs from essay-type English in it* spare style, lack of embellishment, and conciseness. Tho 'inverted pyramid' is the namu given to journalism's system of staling a story in capsule form in its first sentence, then presenting additional information in order of its importance, leaving jninor. details until the end. * "Many attribute the pyramid's origin to the early days oi Ihe telegraph when the in- slrumenl was not too reliable. Never knowing when the lines might go out a correspondent made sure- the 'meat' of his story went through first. The form is still useful today since it enables an editor to trim the end of a story when it must bo shortened to fit into the idpage. And, of course, it lets the lazier reader skim the high points from the top of each story without bothering further." So much for the Florida dissertation — and I might add that in the interest of further condensation we offer you headlines ... so you can read the head and skip the story entirely. But back yonder the Journalistic tribe didn't take the criticism of i jtjachcrs lying down. The favorite |.,.-J'be .at the academicians was. the story Charles Cooper, former night .managing editor of the old New York Herald (now Herald-Tribune), used to tell in the Pulitzer school at Columbia university, where he lectured three times a week. Cooper pointed out that condensation was an art also sought after by the Colleges of Arts and Sciences. For instance, there was the case of the lady M. A. who told Hr class in drama that to be successful a play had to include three fundamentals: Mention - 1 of the two months. Deity, reference to royalty — and a touch of sex. "Now," she said, "I want a brie: example — the briefer the better, There must have been a jou nalist In that high and might classroom, because somebodj according to Cooper, broke up th lecture with a one-line classic: t "Great Heavens," cried the Duchess, "let go of my leg." Train, Auto Meet, Two Men Injured Two 'Hope men, -Randolph Haddix, 60, and U. F. Crews, 61 narrowly escaped death shortly before 3 p. m. Friday when the auto in which they were riding was hit by a Missouri Pacific passenger train at a Division Street crossing near Southern . Ice plant. Both men were rushed to a local hospital. However, their condition is not believed very serious. Mr. Crews was driving the auto north across the tracks when Train No 7 traveling west, hit it on the right front and knocked the vehicle some 45 feet alongside the track, according to Investigate City Officers Compton and Parsons Destroying bfFileflr Under Fire WASHINGTON, ffl- The 'Senate internal Security subcommittee was embarked today on a probe of what Chairman Jenner (R-Ind) "the entire question of dispersal or de' - • . ~ ~ «•»__ — — i' * Eden Submits Plan to Unify AIIGermany BERLIN ffl _ British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden submitted to the Big Four conference' today a five-stage plan for the unification of Germany and "the conclusion of a freely negotiated peace ireaty." His plan — understood to^have the full support of France and the United States — specified that "free and secret elections should be held throughout Germany, including Berlin, at the earliest possible date." Safeguards "to assure political freedom before, after and during the elections" would be provided^ The five stages as outlined by Eden are! tf '' Democrats Feei Ike's Program Can't Halt Dip *By CHARLES F. BARRETT WASHINGTON, UB— Key congros sional Democrat); declared toda President Eisenhower's economic program falls far short of effec tive action to meet a current busi ness nip — whije Republicans strongly backed vhe White House. Sen. Sparkman (IJ-Ala), senioi Democrat on the Senile-House Economic Committee, said the President offered 'noble generalities' H "I don't think the meauures he has proposed hold much hope of a greater prosperity. The danger signs are t.ut. He is not meeting them. He has the tools but he is not using them " And Step. Boiling (DMo) another commitee member, said: "The President seems to think our ec"nomy will be affected by pious exhortation. I think we need ,A| move • faster and harder. We ,.»^ed more action and fewer words.' On the other hand, Sen. Wptkins —R-UtalO, second- ranking GOP committee member, declared the President was "dead right" in his WPMisal that the present down-, uuliee . tne „..., turn is a moderate inventory ,-tf-, taught bv C v w»« T xnustment and that the economy' speaker * V< NUW< Jr " guest I; ShOlUd tUl'n urm^a^r! .j>rrr,j» *„ _ ^ , ' - stru'Btion of -files on Communist subversive activities." Jenner, reiterating his charge that in 1944 a Wnitc House order Directed the Navy to destroy some of its intelligence files on Commu mst activities, announced late ye*start hearings in the near future Another likely subject for the investigation appeared in a statement by Sen. Bridges (R-NH). Bridges said that an order was issued for tho destruction ol "all records of e subversive nature about individuals in the Army." This happened lie said, abot.the same time as the incident Jenner described. Bridges said the order wasre-* scinded after, he and other mem- KV-H-T^ Germary. "2. The convocation of a National Assembly resulting from those elections. "3. The drafting of a constitution and the preparation of peace treaty negotiations. ."4. The adoption of the constitution and the formation of an ail- German government responsible for the negotiation of the peace Candy Company to Give Away Ponies A statewide pony give-away con test was inaugurated at the Curtis Candy company state sales conven tion held last weekend in Littl Rock. Three/ Shetland ponies, com plete with 'saddles, 'will be award ed in the competition based or coloring a 'picture of a poney anc naming it, J. Noah Hobbs of Hope. Curtiss representatives in this area whc attended the meeting, said that al local imxl stores and other retai putlets selling candy, are cooperat ing in the program and have coloi form? available. The contest closes April 17. Mr. HobbS/ said that one of the ponies at local stores soon. *T> ' 4 - •>-* &' evhibited Reunited bers of the old Senate Military Affair? Committee made a secret investigation at the Pentagon. In.the forthcoming hearings by he Internal Security sub-commit- ee, Jenner said, "all concerned A-ill be given full opportunity to be heard under oath." Jenner did not say who might e witnesses. Sever&l persons reported to have known about the Jrder, or to have been in positions hat might enable them to know bout it, have said they remember lothingy of the matter. Jenner said Adm. Ernest J. King, vartime chief of naval opera- ions, told Adm Chester Nimitz, ommander of the World War 3 acific fleat, that the order estroy certain . naval intelligenc les came from the White House Both King and Nimitz in sei rate interviews said they had n ecollection of such a convers .on. Jenner said the statemei noting King was "carefully check d and has been completely ver oH " treaty. "5. The signature ahd entry inio foce of the peace treaty." The proposal by Eden brought the foreign ministers back to the German question as the Western powers planned, after a series of diversionary moves by Russia's V. M. Molotov on Asiatic problems, world disarmament and a place for Red China in global councils. 'Eden told hio colleagues "we believe that the peaceful reunification of Germany and the conclusion of _ LITTLE ROCK, (ffu. A young Texas matron was re-united with her mother and three sisters he-e this week after 21 years of separation. Mrs. Josephine Loflin, 28, of Pasadena, Texas, told yesterday, of the tearful re-union with her mother Mrs. Eva May Ferri of Little Rock, which climaxed year;; of searching «nd ended a separation begar when she was seven years old. She told how, for several years, she had been living -within 50 miles of one of her sisters Mrs. Irene Kesel, 26, of Galveston, Tex., and didn't know it. The other sisters, Mrs. Louise Canon, 30, of Glenwcod, Ark.; and Mrs. Rosie Dering 34 of St. Louis said they last remembered General Warns Spper Weapon Unproven FpRT KNOX, Ky., (»__ The vice chi* of st&ff of the Army today challenged what ho called the 'fa^s- ,idea that armies can be disposer! of by means of super weapons delivered by air " First Discussion of Atomic Plan Set for Tonight By JOHN M. MIQHTOWER BEHL1N, (m— The foreign minis- crs of the United States and ths •nviet Union meet tonight in the 'irst top level disiusston of President Eisenhower's proposal to put - tomb power to work for peaceful 'its-poses. Over cocktails Hope Youth to A Compete Sunday in Not'/ Audition David Pearson, member of the eighth gfade of Junior High School Jeft Thursday for Palm Be"ach, Florida where he will be auditioned for the Apollo Boys' Cnoir in the national finals Sunday. David won first place In a tryout last week at ShreVeport. Two other local youths, Bobby Dodson and John Allen Ross, also won lonors. tha tho advent of new and terribl weapons of destruction has "in ^ ec lr d pn ele mrnt of .confusion int thefaccepted concepts of warfare.' Bus ha said in a speech prepared T "- v tha Armor Association her Respite the development o means of destruction and nev ic conce-ots, tho basic ^func the Army remains unchang prepare'for war and to win jpuld it come. a peace treaty would fortify peace Mr f', r ' oflin " a s a chubby little and relax toncinn " £irl. Presbyterian Dedication Service 701 South Main Street "" "en's Bible Class will meet a. m. for doughnuts anc class at 10:00 will few ' the Pl ,si dent a -very sound i-rogram, 10 to Sermon subject: A M _ "IHS -Jesus '• , -esus eet the situation, "A shop Jine I Church Consecration Day Anthem?o," he said, "everybody was ''Bless This Church" ago, • he said, "everybody was ire-iming- to stop inflation. Now e're stopped it, .and of course here are bound $p be some ad- [ustmeuts. We are stabjli ? jp g the ,conomy. Does anybody wa,nt to jart prices goon-.ing again" The.se a,pd by shnUar conflicting 'Bless This Church" Mrs. .Jones, sploist. Open House 2:00 to 4 00 P M Vesper Service 5:00' P. $$ Ad- aress_ by Governor Francis Cherry, Members of the Hppe Ministerial Alliance will assist in the seryipe* Anthem: "Send Ou{ the Light.*' P. Y. F. will meet at 6: Supper will be $$ mo via and relax tension. Earlier in the meeting on this fifth day of the conference, French Foreign Minister Bidault introduced a resolution, under which the four powers here would join in promoting a disarmament conference wider the sponsorship of the United Nations. Eden said in his speech that the principle of freedom must apply not only to the elections but to the all-German government which would be the result o£ unification. This government, he declared, "mu^t be free' to assume any international rights nno obligation o the Federal Republic or of the Eas German regime- which-are consist ent with the United Nations chai The family was divided in 1931 when Mrs. Feri and her husband separated in St. Louis. Mrs. Ferri raised the three daughters, while Charles A. Ferri Vidriia, La., took Josephine with him. Mm. Loflin .said "it wasn't until I was 16 years old and got married that I really started in earnest to look fo;' my sisters and my mother. I tried everything I could think of but found no trace of them." npunce'l decision to cut the ArmyV size and his other remarks were nade against the background o he announced new strategic c on ••opt which heavily emphasizes air jower and new weapons at some xpense in army manpower. He expressed concern lest some .mericans • might even be deluded nto advocating the abolition of the \rrny. He declared that both logic nd the lesson of Korea proved hat the "only way to defeat ground orces is by ground forces." The army's second ranking chief said alpo that the full potentialities of .United States global air power and .sea power are "impossible of achievement, without many bases overseas." If for no other reason, the general said, the Army would be needed to protect these bases. ter. "It must be free," he went on "to negotiate the peace treaty. A dictated treaty would be unaccept able to Germany and to our selves.' 1 300 Are Tracking Mysterious Critter W;LLIAMSPCRT, pa. wi —A safari of 800 hunters, aided by airplanes and n Red Cross rnobile unit, set out today to tracK down the mysterious ''critter of Cogan House township. The "critter' is believed to be either a black pantheV, a mountain lion or a large bob cat. It has been frightening game away from the popular hunting area on heavily wooded Bobst Mountain, 20 miles northwest of here. The mammoth hunt was organized this week, when Ipcal s' Independent Path to Be Slav Policy BELGRADE, Yugoslavia Iff) President Tito declared today Jugoslavia wi!l pursue an independent path in foreign policy regardless of friendly moves on the Part of the Soviet Union and its staellitps in the past year ( He referred to what he termed some malicious guessing" in the Vest that Yugoslavia might return o he Soviet camp despite the 'reait with the-Ccmn.form in 1943. -He called such 'allegations "false." ftto, who will be re-elected pres- dent of the nation,today or tomor- ow, voiced his views in an 80000 word^late of the n£t ion address o Parliament j n which he dis- ussed the country's domestic and to Pin Dbwn White House Order WASHINGTON Wi— Sen. Jenner CR-IndJi said to-lay the Senate internal security subcommittee will try to fix responsibility, for an order which, he said, the White House issued in 19.44. for destruction of some naval intelligence files on Communist activities. This new turn in the Communist- hunting subcommittee's probes was the aftermath ot Jcnner's account of the episode to a dinner gathering here . las t night attended oyyics President Nixon and some 400 other guests. This is how Jenner, the subcommittee chairman, related the story ight Russia's V M. MolotoV and •tea's John Foster Dulles ar- ange<i to come tc _fciips wtth th«v roblon. of how to'make nuclear nergy an aid +.o better living'in* tead of a horrib*«! Device for sud- dentb. en'rlcath. Mololov and Dulles will meet igain tonight after the regular ession of the Big Four foreign min- sters. They will hove with them nly a. minimum numcr of advis- rs a,ia interpreters. From this meeting may come an idicatioh of just how far the Sov t Union is ready to go on Presl ent Eisenhower's proposal of last ec. 3 that the world powers prin> ipally involved with ?toic devel- pment pool thoir energy and know ow for peaceful purposes. The decision to h-.ld an atomic leetins tonight was taken at a inner in the Soviet sector headquarters of MoJotov, where Dulles and, top American staff members were his guests. Only an hour earlier they had left the conference table where they had battled over whether Germans from both sidi_3 of the Iron Cur. should sit with them in discussing Germany s .future. Born in England, David came to America when he was five years . ,. , , ° ld ' "is parents, Mr. and Mrs, ana caviar last Roland Pearson are also from England. Now 13, David has a rare high soprano voice ahd in the opinion of his Instructor has an excellent chance to be selected, His voice was discovered by chance during tryouts for a school program, Local civic and school groups financed his trip to the tryouts. Repuhlltah , senatorial*. mcnt acceptable to" Pre'lfd Twin Probes of Advertising Are Underway Claud Taylor, 66, Dies at His Home * William Claud Taylor, 88, a native of Hope, died at his home at 600 N. Washington *. at 8:45, -last night. Mr. Taylor had lived -in Hempstead all his life. He ,was< a member and deacon of First Bap- Ust Church for many years. < He is survived by his wife, four daughters, Mrs. Mildred Shipp, Miss Florice Taylor, Mrs. Thomas Pompton, Mrs. Hulan White, Sons, William Taylor, Raymond W,ay^ mond Taylor, his • mother Mrs, Emma Turner, two sisters, Mrs. Charles W, Roy and Miss Minnie Turner of< Rodessa. La.," Funeral services' will be' held H ai the .First Baptist Church at 3 p.'m. Sunday with Herndon-Cornelius in charge, " , lt • ,. v *,<(Active - pallbearers; 1" J. ^ J, Holt A new set of, » v%UOtJ Bricked i-aised Me final t was repotted, to have, " " tod by Sen, nia, the atu ,,,«„ know last.ntghlV,- 1 of tho PreaideH^g -refie . House visit,' None ,,df .those/ be specific ab6%fhJs' dozen alt the fight, by, Brok become 3n th legislation. f to -absence. '>? ^ that l5l *a Gen. 'Stanley M. Barnes says the , Justice Department is conducting) twin probes of advertising and newspaper publishing associations, Barnes, chief of the^/lepartment's Antitrust Division, spoke yesterday at the 77th annual meeting of the New York State Bat Association. Afterwards, he told a newsman n answer to a question: ' ''There is an investigation on that which has to do with certain as- pedts of new.-ipaper publishing," Barnes said, adding: "It h&s not yet progressed into full-scale investigation and there las not yet been any determina- to Stioirt Drive sdme^Jnd' ^Wt^" 4 i«,I?m$r line,; on.' or the files: They , clubs, put up a $300 prize for the person who bags the elusive beast. And some Jucky d,og who catches WSttl* tiSw-crttfcr" g e t s Pounds, o| deg food a$ its '''• • problems, "I think our future foreign policy should be conducted PT the same basis as it has been in recent years, because it produced useful mults in preserving our to- dependence, integrity and in defy- ingsn economic blockade," he said „ . - been built up by a Navy counter-intelligence unit in New York which had an undercover contact in the comrnunies organisation,, he said, and "had the basic information on Communists in the maritime unifes, Cpm- munists on the waterfront and communists, in the conways that went to Russia itself. Robert Morris, ;who later became counsel to the internal security subcommittee, in early J944 was a naval lieutenant attached tp the New York counter-intelligence Victor Kryvchenko, an officia} ojf the Soviet purchasing commission who broke with his Communist government, sought out Morris to give h*m information, Jenner said. However, alter one contact, he •n f i Washington font orders to «i«Uor» with the , l»aye no jfaspn or need let Kravchenko Hospital Notes ion or any grand jury action I an't.say what it is about, except o say that it exists." The Washington Post said yes- erday that a probe had been auncliptl into advertising and pub- shing associations xc see if their practices violate the Sherman Antitrust Act. The Post said it had learned the probes appeared to center in Nev/ York j.nd Chicago and that the scope included advertising rates in newspapers and-other publications advertising commissions and practices concerning' recognition of add vertis-ng agencies by publishing as sedations. Barnes said the investigation wa the outgrowth of cpmplaints re ceived by the Justice Department He would not state their source When asked if advertising asso ciatipns were involved, he repliec that "very frequently one invest! gallon runs over into another inves tigation." "It's a broad investigation and not limited to any one area," he added. , He declined to name any groups or associations but said Elisha Hanson, Washington attorney for several publishers' associations, had conferred witn him in connec* tion with the probe, Hanson is gfneral counsel the American Newspaper Publishers Association. The Washington Post said the ANPA. which recognires 947 adver« t-Mna agencies in 45 states, Ha* waii and Canada, has been asked to make its files available to Jfys- tice Department investigators, as have other groups. The Post quoted ANPA spokesmen as telling Barnes that no one had authprity to open the fije without a direct order from tye Boari of Directors, which, meets next •"-•-- for Members < Ths 3954 Farm" Bureau members' ship campaign.'Will be officially launched Monday night; February. J, at 7 o'clock in the First Christian Church recreation • haE .stated Robert E. Garrett, Chairman of the county membership committee, today, ,' , i Ray Sip'es, President of the Little River County Farm Bureau-and a member of the Board of Creators' of the Arkansas Farm Bureau will be the guest speaker. M.rJ, Sipqs will show Farm Bureau in action and how the Little 'fiiver Farm Bureau enrolled 688 memberships in 1953 and how 670 families are planned to be enrolled in,J954. • ,„ Mr. Garrett said, that '85 Farm Bureau workers are expected to attend th'e, Monday night Jdcktoif meeting. He urged ithat any, farmer who wanted to be a worker, to be present Monday night,, The Hempstead County Farm, Bureau expects to enroll 639 members 1 in. 1954. This year the county " " 541 members. > • Township captains, who head Farm Bureau Members};' ~ in Hempstead County are: burg, Guy Loe - ~ Porterfield; ««? SW* pI,fNAp% ^jSlta D,gpwtoraufi"|f Mjnwm 4%atl iv » may h ? y4 tej'ch^j »UWQ»ra1t$wfh:r layoffs 'h& •feift -"; v ^»?tf terdBy^t-njfle^.,, S^GO.OOO-for.tijV^ 9.;' pr-'f-tj, incre>"- ferjcr '" aOO.f •*..._.. W — ^-*. , M 17 ,_ r ^vl Saline, Jesse Redland, W.,33,'1 nation's, , Moss, Rowe; " Arc, I, E, Odom and Sam| Mine Creek, Monroe's Jim WHsqn; r«HV,V«W<»«"*«: w" 'only,' 3 v ml ' ' Cla W de, Self; , B, Coleman, Cecil Schooley Ned Pm-tle, DeRoajj Township, is' at the kick.pff meeting. Chwsfi'imdeK|^th' tatM^ ' Otoe Vranls Jw- IT p ' * ' ' •"'-— *n-4..Group Feors far Military Reserve 'fly JS&yviN P. HAAKJN8QN' 1 -'!: Admitted: Mrs. pale Aaron, Rt. i. Hope Miss Josephine Flowers, Hope- Mrs. C, C. Cplvln. MqK.amie , . . Arjc, Mrs. W. 'A. 'Porter ien in AUant a, George CM

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