Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 1, 1954 · Page 1
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City Subscribers: If you fail to get your Star please telephone 7-3431 by If -6 p. hn. dhd a special carrier Will deliver your paper. Star WEATHER FORECAST ARKANSAS' *» P&lf WAfmUl efterrioon incffittSfag cltfttd: not quite sd cold tonight fttetemy mostly cloudy turhlng mtitfi £otd* * er with a fe«r stioW fltnti«$ iff north i ?Experiment Station febdrt 24-hour-period eftding at 8 a» tfu -2, Low " Monday, High 52, 25. 55TH YEAR: VOL. 55 — NO. 1 14 JndiaTellsUl 1o Keep Arms, Leave Kashmir NEW DELHI,India(UP)— Pre- ''mler Jawaharlal Nehu flatly rejected President Eisenhower's offer of military aid today and an- "jfily demanded that American ob- ei-vers get out of disputed Kashmir. Nehru said the Americans were unwelcome in the divided northern province, where a truce is in effect, because Pakistan has accepted military aid from the United States. The Americans assailed by Nehru are members of a United Nations team which has been observ- » the cease-fire in Kashmir just Nehru's forces had served in Korea after the ruce was signed. Nehru, said the entire dispute be twoen India and Pakistan over strategic Kashmir, which both countries claim, had been reopened by Pakistan's acceptance of Mr. Eisenhower's offer of military as sistance. "Now the whole issue has to be considered from an entirely dif rent viewpoint when across the iasefire line on the other side large additional forces are being thrown in from the open into Pakistan and put at the disposal 'of Pakistan," Nehru charges in a speech to India's parliament. President Eisenhower has as sured Nehru that American aid was- aimed solely at thwarting ag gression, not encouraging it. "I have no doubt the President is « posed to aggression," Nehru »d. "But we know from past itat of Hop* 1*99, PrtM ComollddUd Jon. It, 192» \ HOPS, ARKANSAS/MONDAY, MARCH 1, 1954 A*. N»t PaW Clttl. « Met. Endlno S«pt. JO, 19S3 — 1,446 Burtau . JO, PRICE 5cC6 ABOARD MISSING AIRLINER — Crew msmbers of a Western Airlines plane, missing on a flight from Los Angeles to Rapid City. S. D , are shown above. From left are: Copilot Robert E. Crowther of Salt Lake City, Stewardess Mary Creagan of Salt Lake City, and Capt. M. Roy Cawley, the pilot, of Bountiful, Utah. The plane Is believed down In Wvominq or South Dakota. — NEA Telephoto President Still Oppose Tax Exemption By RX CHANY WASHINGTON (UP) — House Speaker Joseph W Martin, Jr said today that President Eisen i bower is still opposed to increas ing personal income tax exemp tions The Massachusetts Republican made the statement after a tax program discussion at the White House Martin and the Republican lead ers of the House and Senate de voted a good • part of their weekly legislative meeting with Mr £li senhower to mapping the mech experience that aggression takes place and nothing is done to thwart it. "Aggression took place in Kash m,V ?ix and a half years ago with dire consequences. Nevertheless the United States has not thus far con denned it and we are asked not to stress this point in the interest of peace." s cur again "in spite of the desire ' ' uiire Destroys O'Dell Home on N. Elm The home of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert O'Dell at 514 N. Elm was completely destroyed by fire about ,30 a. m. Sunday, Origin of the ,aze could not be immediately de- O'Dell were not time of the fire. The Fire Department reported a complete loss of the frame house and household goods. Fireman said a high wind, as in the case of the Haskell Jones home, fanned the blaze to such intensity that they were lucky to keep Dottier homes from catching. Sparfe *|fe,re' flying and caught fire to a tree more than two blocks away on the Oglesby school yard. Residents of the neighborhood reported the blaze which had completely engulfed the house by the time firemen arrived. There was no immediate estimate of the loss. termined. Mr. and Mrs. at home at the anics getting administration L. L. Gleghorn, 73 , pulton Man, Succumbs Luther Lee Gleghorn, aged 73. died at his home in Fulton Saturday. He is survived by his wife. and a daughter, Mrs. J. D. Dyer pf Texarkana, a son, K. H. Gleghorn of Fulton and a nephew, Ross Gleghorn of Hope, •Funeral services were held at 10 a, m. Sunday at Herndon- Corn- *!»Uus Funeral Home Chapel with Jfprial at Sardis Church of Stamps. More Donations to the Red Cross Advance contributions to the American Red Cross: Previously reported, $926,50 Young Chevrolet Co., $15.00, Mrs. C. O. Cook., $2.00 Herndon-Corne- Jius Funeral Home, §25.00, Graves &.,£3raves, $25.00, J. C. Atchley & Ifempany, $10.00, Hope Brick \Vorks, $25.00 Mr, and Mrs. T. F, McLarty $25.00, final total $1,053.50, . >VorldSeHes Films to Be Shown Tonight All managers, sponsors and other perspns interested in the Little and leagues are asked to meet at •hall at 7:30 tonight. A couple films, the 1953 major league little league world series will shown. tax proposals through Congress by the end of this month Martin said , the House leadership expects to have tax legisla lion on the floor within two weeks Many congressional Democrats are driving for a hike in income tax exemptions But they are on notice they may run into a presi dential veto even should they win the day in Congress Treasury Secretary George; ; -,M Hurriphrey:?said'' last night tftat 'unless there is a "drastic" change in the economy he will urge Mr Eisenhower to veto any bill to rainse exemptions Humphrey, who approves "a selective reduction" in excise taxes, participated in the White House conference Martin and Senate GOP Leader William F Knowland said Mr Eisenhower took no position today regarding excise taxes because he did not know what the House Ways and Means committee will recommend After Martin said the President was "opposed" to increasing personal income tax exemptions rates he turned tp White House Press Secretary 'James C Hagerty for confirmation Hagerty said this was correct and that his only detailed comment was that an increase of $100 j— to $700 — in the personal exemption rate would cost the gov ernment $2,500,000,000 Martin pointed out that Mr Eisenhower's opposition to increasing personal exemptions is nothing new and that today's meeting did not concern sections of the tax program as much as it dealt with the mechanics of legislative consideration pgtton Infant 1 Wayne Patton, 15-month- spn of Mr. and Mrs. Bill ipn."pf Tyler, Texas died Sunday. Patjojis formerly lived in Hope World War I Herolslll NASHVILLE, Tenn Wl—Alvin York, famed World War I hero, was in serious condition today at a hospital here where he is being treated for a cerebral hemorrhage suffered Wednesday A physician said the 66-year-old Medal of Honor winner probably will be hospitalized another week or 10 days but he is not expected to be permanently paralyzed NEW AIR FORCE INTERCEPTOR — Thj.,,- rcleased -by the -Defense -Depar*r«entiWWasmffgt . . Force's new supersonic delta wing interceptor, the F-102, built by Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. The F-102 is an all-weather interceptor whose delta wing configuration resembles that of its research predecessor, the experimental'XF-92, completed by Convair for the Air Force in 1948. — NEA Telephoto • Benson Sees Sound Farm Prog ram Ahead By OVID A. MARTIN Final Rites forOffidls of Shrevepdrt SHREVEPORT La WI —Funeral services were scheduled today WASHINGTON (ffl — Secretary f or police Chief E G Huckabay of Agriculture Benson, in his firsthand JPeputy Sheriff Maurice Miller annual report to the President, saidi Pf ; Bossier Parish, both killed - - . , .„,„ . , , . v, today 1953 was a year in which [ U Saturday in a three-hour gun bate a long decline in farm prices had| been halted and : a "sound perma nent" farm program had been developed. It also was a year the secre tary said, in which steps were tak en to adjust agriculture's produc tion —expanded greatly during and after the war — to peacetime needs. Benson said the Eisenhower ad ministration had inherited prob lems of surpluses, overproduction Negro farm The two men were killed by Man West about 42, when he was being served a warrant charging with non-support of his wife him and five children West also was killed in the gunbattle Miller was shot four times as he entered a cabin about 15 miles south of Shreveport occupied by West's mother, who fled from it when the shooting started West barricaded himself after and declining farn\ prices from! shooting Miller Police opened fire - - - - and lobbed tear gas shells into the cabin when they learned Miller was dead Huckabay was.hit in the neck and died about an hour later the Truman administration. Much of the 'new administration's first year in office he said, was to deal with these problems so that it could move '"mons.tructively" to ward putting agriculture on sound basis. "The problem was made more difficult'because the • tools availa jle were not fully adequate to the needs of the 1950s."" Benson said 'The persent farm programs were sasically developed during the 1930s as a part of the battle against the depression of those Continued on Pace Two The Slightest Heart Tremor of Movieland Is Recorded in Big Way by Movie Magazines By SAUL P&TT (For Hal Boyle) NEW YORK Somebody dumped a pile of old movie fan magazines near my desk and I worked them over. It was harrowing, It also was inspirational, in a way, because these editors seem Never!" Sub-head: "Family life and love isn't a sometime thing for Gregory Peck ..." He wants his brood around him whereevsr he goes . . , ." But right under this, as though a hot cable had just been flashed in, was a boxed editor's note: "Unfortunately, as we go to press, to have such great, big, ubiquitous) there are storm warnings from the hearts. Moreover they must use very sensitive seismographs to detect the slightest heart tremors anywhere in the world. In March 1953, Motion Picture Magazine found the Gregory Pecks abroad, where he was making a picture, and the writer was un- chanted by their mavital bliss. "Theirs is the story of a love that's from day to. day." next month, a title in J?ilrri- Peck household; but because of the solid foundation the marriage has, we have >every hope the difficulties between Greta and Greg will soon be straightened out." It struck me as a purely unselfish hppe. Still, the clouds were gathering. The same month, Photoplay asked "Trouble across th way?" There were hints of a foreign romance in Peek's life and Photo- McCarthy Asks Stevens in for 'Explanation' WASHINGTON (UP )— Sen. Jo seph R. McCarthy's investigating subcommittee today invited Army Secretary Robert T, Stevens to testify in close session this week to explain' what McCarthy called "contradictions" in the army's pol icy of discharging alleged Com munists. McCarthy (RWis) told report crs he is "disturbed by these con tradictions." , He said a reformed Communist received a discharge slightly less than honorable, but a witness 'who refused to answer questions -abonut comunism at a closed hearings today is still in the army, and a major who refused earlier received an honorable dis charge, >: : McCarthy, how has been feuding With Stevens said he is satisfied that the Secretary had not known about the 'three cases. But he said the cases are "confusing" and he wants \Stevens to explain the dif ference.s in policy. McCarthy said the subcommit tee voted today to recommend a contempt of Congress citation against Pvt. David Linfield of New York. McCarthy said Linfield was uncooperative. He said, the other witness today, Sidney Rubenstein, 25 of New York was "very cooperative" and conficed 'the committee that he had had no connection with the Communist Party since 1948. But McCarthy said Rubenstein was released from the army Feb. 18 with' a "general discharge un der honorable conditions" — which In the army ranks a grade lower than ( a , straight honorable dis charge. > 5 Mcd&jjthy said Birifield a slim, dark ylmth in an ill-fitthig private's uniform^ pleaded the Fifth Amend ment J$ainst self-incrimdination on manyj , questions I including even names 'of some of his relatives. The' third case to which McCar thy referred was that of Dr. Ir former army dentist v who > received v an -honorable Mis charge Feb. 2 after refusing to answer McCarthy's questions about communism.' McCarthy called Pe' ress a "Fifth Amendment Com munist." McCarthy's language ,iii questioning Brig.. Gen..' JUlph. W; Zwicker about >the Press discharge broughtyStevqns into 'the ''fight to ob j ecfi •\$>* 'what- < he 'called' McCar thy's '-'unwarranted " abuse'?;, jp$t'' army vji ' Eight Die in New York Hotel Blaze 5 Congressmen Wounded on Hous< Floor by 3 Gunme * _ ..- J !S.^'^ Gir Egypt, Syria Rioting Kills at Leasts/ By GERALD ARATHOON KHARTOU., Sudan (UP) — twenty five persons were repbrrec killed today in a battle between po lice and spear welding anti-Egyp tian rioters on the arrival of Pres ident Mohammed Naguib of Egyp to attend the state opening of a new parliament. Sudanese authorities put the death toll at 14 policemen and 11 rioters in a wild battle fought in the streets of the .city. Police said more than 100 pe sons were injured. /Sir Robert Howe, governor gen eral of the Sudan proclaimed a state ot emergency in Khartoum Because of the rioting, the state opening • of parliament which Na guib had come to attend was pos poned indefinitely. Naguib, restored to the Egyp tian presidency with,' increased prestige only 48 hours' after the Continued on Page Two Five Killed in Philadelphia Explosion -iPJHJ^ADELPHIA W) v —^ Five .per sons including' three children fa a neighborhood luncheonette, wete k'illedylast riight when a violent explosion,' destroyed two buildings in a- croded section, of South Phil- GROSS1NGR N Y UP1 — Another employe died today as a result of yesterday's fire in a staff residence at widely known Groa- singer Hotel and Country Club, making the death toll eight Tweiv ty five workers were injured Seven men and women were killed in the early morning blaze The eighth fatality was Mrs Anna Rubenstein, 58, waitress, of Liberty N Y She died in a hospital Prompt action by fire fighters kept the blaze from spreading to other buildings at the resort, which had a weekend guest list of 900 Among them is heavyweight box- Burns Home NearPatmos Lost in Fire The hdme of Thornton Burns, of the Patmos area, was completely destroyed by fire last Friday night, February 26. All household goods were lost. Estimate loss of the home alone was $4,000 part of which was covered by insurance. ing champion Rocky Marciano, who is in training Most of the guests apparently slept through the early morning blaze, which took 45 minutes to get under control Fire authorities, who were continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze, estimated damage at $30,000 None of those injured was reported in serious condition today Many were hurt jumpin in their nightcjothes from windows of the buring 2'/a-story stucco - covered Siegfried Haas, 51, and his wife Erna, 49; David Bernstein 30 and his wife Hannah 32; Fannie Rosenthal, 39 Catherine Krick, 45 and Jack Shildkret, 40 Registered Hereford Sale Tuesday Arkansas Hereford Breeders Association's registered hereford sale here Tuesday in the Third District Livestock Show Coliseum is expected to attract hundreds of, buyers from a four-states area. The sale begins promptly at 12:30 p. m. following the judging which starts at 9 a. m. he 52 head, 31 bulls and 21 cows, are all registered and from some of the better herds in Southwest Arkansas and East Texas, frame structure The dead were identified as L G, Harrison, 39, Resident of Blevins, Dies James Giddeon Harrison, 83, a resident of Blevins, died Saturday in a Gurdon hospital. He is .survived by a daughter-in- Jay, Mrs, Claude Harrison an a son-in-l^w, . M. Yocum of Blevins Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday at Midway by the Rev. J. W, pushing and the Rev. Hoe Hunter. Statistic indicate that C4 out of every JOJ boy babies born* in in the states wju u yo * . -17-yea}:-old l „ ^irl, Ruby Mosley, t^apped^for six hours in a public telephone booth under the mountain , of rubble, escaped unharmed Tytahty others, including four firemen, .were injued The, blast of undetermined origin, occurred on a quiet Sunday night ; in one of -the most densely populated areas of the city Deputy Fire Chief George E. Hink said it was "amazing" that the death toll was not higher The roofs of two adjoining three- story brick buildings were lifted into the air turned halfway around and dropped on the rear of the structures Not a: wall was stand ing when firemen arrived - and flames licked at the pile of debris Some 500 persons were routed from their homes and Red Cross authorities estimated 50 families were sheltered for the night The buildings housed the luncheonette and an adjoining jewelry store. The upper stoler contained apartments , The victims included the proprietor of the luncheionette, Isadore Pearlman, customers 60, and three The bodies of young Bruce Schwartz 9, and Salvatore Bala- djno 6, were found under the soda fountain The body of 15-year-old Marine Marone was undocvered nearby The fifth victim was Mrs Fanny Rudolph, 45, who lived ir» an apartment above the jewelry store Her husband Samuel, 45 suffered cuts and bruises 'The impact of the explosion bent an electric sign across the street into a u-shape Windows for blocks were shattered Ian Stuart Puerto Rico Principal speaker at the annual! Chamber of Commerce banquet will be Ian Stuart, director of public relations of the Southern States Industrial Council of Nashville, Tenn, The banquet will be held at 7:30 p m. Thursday, March 5 in the High School cafeteria. Mr. Stuart will address students of Hope High at 1:30 D. m. A native of. Dublin. Ireland, Mr. Stuart came to the United States in 1947 as a guest of the conference pn secondary education and later the same year returned to the U. S. with his wife and children to make his home. His background, philosophy of life, and his ability as a jspeaker assures any group of a Worthwhile experience. A former teacher, Mr? Stuart is especially effective in schools. , ,, Tickets for the banquet are on sale at the Chamber of Com- merc<} pffica chased by-Weftn al?ernbon.' Senate Gives Nod to Warren WASHINGTON MPI — The Senate today confirmed President Eisen lower's appointmenut of Earl War ren as chief Justice of the'United States. The Senate approval came on i voice vote with no audible 'no's." There was little discussion, WASHINGTON* screamed "free' Ft , two mett opened fire ,witlr') on Congressmen in the Housej RepresnetatiVes ' chamber;./ " to and wounded fivtf. " *"^ -"" The foiling \ memberkf ( House were wounded; '*•«£» Rep. George H. FallPli^' Rep. Pen F! ^ Jensen^ in the Isack /. d- ? "':" \L% ,' * Rep. Alvin M< BeritfeyxXI shot in chests ' ' ^"-^ Rep. Cllfttjid.','Davis shot in the>oal6>0t,theVli _,, Rep. Kenneth' 'A*>RO>ifjtW$ Ala.) "" ""' ia.,i snot ^ui^iue..*^^;^ js The shppUngtf .recalled ,-£ tempted assafesihation^ojt'"": Presldeht' TrumSn J bn"J<fov'.^ [ when two Puerto 1 Rloan National tried' tp t stQriii,'|Blg" ! •"**-#*>** Mr. Truman JSYMJ&*' White House^a's A' White iHpUse*pfiv ene of l th,e. tried and. sentenced' tp,\dea*t Truman later 'C T omm ! eha; tence to, nl<i - r '~-»"-~*w tfOl Then ' what (RPa,/, tomatics. Sen. Knowjand (RCalif) gave the Senate a brief resume of War ren's career and Sen, Kuchel (H Calif) praised the nominee, About 40 senators, were present when Warren's nomination was confirmed. Warren, three times ejected gov enor of California and the GOP vice presidential candidate in JD48, has been serving on the Supreme ourt since last,October under a 'ecess appointment made while Congress was in adjournment, Republican Leader Knowlond of California, first appointed to the Senate by Warren, predicted, overwhelming confirmation of the nora- nation. He said he did not know whether he would ask for a |or- mal roll-call vote. While confirmation seemed sured, two Southern Democrats on he Senate Judiciary Committee— Sastland of Mississippi and Qlin D. Johnston of South Carolina — ndicated they intended against the appointment Several *_ _ •>!, I I UV ' .^ "TW^ T»5*aE5IK Most members .tempprari] stunned, as*, if. *ln ] disbelief ,\§ thought;the 'jOs^s^- '"" Only as they''saw fall to the >, floor, bj.. .. ,.,-, frpm their wpunds, j >;did^they j 'j! ize what had ^appened.' (,», ""' Van Zan,dt estimated th^" 25 or 30' shots! Others there were fewer, ^ ' ti Rep. Kenneth A. ^ober . alsp was' shpt in tho leg,. Hi carried frpm, ently in,great/,PJi: tp a Jensen was taken tp, the v '5peaker'4flj off the' chamber, —'"-—-- *-•• , t/J?ain atjd" wasft ^'"i K 'V, ''^,,'f ' off the camer, ^pdiY^s, pn the llopr wtil, a"$tMteb be brought, VK'f > itfy ' and , turned police. , * Dr. George.fga}ver sjqjan) 1 few began. His pj All Around the Town By The Star Staff Miss Helga Loew, young German ;eacher who has been observing community and school practices here for the past month, will leave Wednesday for New England where s,he will observe for another month jefore returning home via plane in April asked how she liked it here, Miss Loew promptly replied, "Wonderful" . . , in fact she seemed a little worried about returning hpme, fearing she had became spoiled by the automobiles . . , in Qermany autos are top expensjvp for the average family, hence most of the travel i§ done on public veyances or on bicycles • • • was amazed at the meetings, par-. ties and various functipns wh|?fe , AU Rfed Carols seem tp have everyone on the go aft r time land cons find time t? their home? » ,, der whpn sjve cp.nwnity , (I &am,et}m. e s the most I to to B. the trying to ley well at Loew said she felt as if had'the same John, P on South Elm here is kind and friendly," sh$ de- cjared in telling of the rrisw friepd made . . schools do not stress basic as much as they and have and, enjoy

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