Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 31, 1954 · Page 1
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Cify Subscribers: If you foil to get your Star ffclease telephone 7-3431 by |6 p. m. and a special carrier "" deliver your paper. |55TH'YEAR: VOL. 55 — NO. 140 itrauss Reveals Bomb Can Wipe Out Whole Ci'v |By ED CREAIGH i> WASHINGTON (/P) — Chairman Lewis L. Strausso f the Atomic .Energy Commission said today a fll.vdrogen bomb big enough to wipe but any city in the world now can ibe made. I Strauss mads die statement nl [•President Eisenhower's weekly J news' conference. Ho attended the i conference to give the public [partial report on the recent H ! bomb tests in the Far Pacific. L The AEC chairman said the •March 1 and March 26 tests "wen; successful" and declared that "enormous potential has been atlcl- e'd to our military posture." He denied reports that the firs blast, which exploded a number o Americans, Japanese and Marshal Islanders far from the explosior scene to "hot 1 ashes, went out o: control. . • "It was a stupendous blast,' Strauss said. "But at no time wa; fthc testing out of control." He said the power of the explo sion was about twice what scien tists had expected — a margin n error not unusual, he added, in tes; ing "a totally new leapron." An unexpected shift in the win carried atomic particles to th area where a Japanese fishiri trawler was cruising, Strauss adc cd. • Strauss said the tests bring th , commission "very much nearer ' to satisfying the requirements . r the armed forces and hasten tV day when the AEC can devote mor attention to developing peacetim uses of atomic energy. Star Stdt o* Hop. tW. ?r«M Coniolldatcd Jan. II, IMt HOPE ARKANSAS, Wi&NESDAY, MARCH 31, 19S4 Av. N« th* PaM Attdtt . aM ClKl. 6 Mo*. thdlrto Stpf. SO, „ 4. 11 - M^rianr Pnletn Casall cleans "sprina zing" off car windshield after f,™^^^ *»»»< ^ ' nCheS ° f """ "" °" trolt Monday. — NEA Telephoto. Tugboats Back N.Y. Harbor By JOHN BAUSMAN, NEW YORK ./PI — Tugboats were back at work in New York harbor today following the government's first success in efforts to break up the 27-day dock strike. Since last week tugs had refused to maneuver ships in sympathy with a «tdke called by the International Longshoremen's as (TLA1. The walkout flared up after six months of bitter competition betwcon the independent union and ot lts a PP roval the AFL-ILA for the right to rep- rtjsr.nt dock workers. The tues returned to work yes terday after the National Labo> Relations Board got a federa court order directing the ILA to stop picketing tugboats and to see that their ILA crews went to work. The court ruled the tug stoppage violated a Taft-Hartley law ban against secondary boycotts. The pier strike spread to dock side warehouses yesterday whe the ILA posted pickets outside thi buildings. However, only abou half the port's warehouses wer picketed, and operators of thos struck were expected to apply fo a court order that would qulckl; end the walkout. They would bas their request on the same ground used_ in the case of the tugboats .A back-to-work movement, mos ly by non-striking AFL men, continued yesterday. The New York- New Jersey Waterfront Commission reported 4,142 men were on the job, 227 more than the day before. However this was still less GOPsSetto Ram Through T-H Revision By ROWLAND EVANS JR. WASHINGTON UP) — The Republican majority on the Senate Labor Committee was ready t"*- day to ram through a Taft-Hartl>y law revision bill that generally fj/i lows the recommendations of Pres idcnt Eisenhower. Chairman H. Alexander Smith (R-NJ) "told newsmen in advance of a Labor Committee meeting that the bill probably would incorporate all but one of Eisenhower's 14 recommendations. He said he has given up hope f winning approval of the Pros dent's proposal for a secret, gov rnment-sponsored poll of worker; 'hen a labor .dispute enters the trike stage. He*? said he will.tr> o get this plan written into sill when it" reaches the : • $e . loor, probably within two weeks. He said in an interview he ex- iccts the group's six Democrats o vote together against sending he labor bill to the Senate. But lie seven Republicans on the committee were expected to override hem. Before a vote on the bill itself, he committee had to pass on a newly drafted proposal to give the states and territories more powers :o handle labor-management disputes. Smith said he was confident Miss Marjorie"Wker E| Dorado," Ark\ ,Mlss Marjorie Walker, senior English and, French teacher 'at LBWIB- vllJe, Ark. high school, was presented a $1,200 college scholarship in the Lion Ol^Scholarshlp Funsi essay contest,for teachers ata^formal ceremony held this •afternoon before'.the ,Lewlsvllle .school body and ' •-"•--• *•- President in Support of Dulles Plan By DONALD J. GONZALES. WASHINGTON (UP) — President Eisenhower voiced full sup/port today.for Secretary of State John Foster Dulles' proposal that the free world take united actlan Against Communist aggression in Southeast Asia. Mr . Eisenhower told a news conference he read every word iia Dulles' speech before the secretary of state delivered it at an overseas press club meeting Monday. The president said he was in complete agreement. ' Mr. Eisenhower was asked .if united action means the United States would be ready to dispatch troops, if necessary. He said he could not give any general, an- than a quarter of the normally employed. number Prepare for Worst, Ad vises Sen. Douglas WASHINGTON W — Sen. Douglas (D-I11) asses-ted today the United States ought to "get ready for the worst" by enlisting forcos of Pacific free nations to fight Communists in Indochina if : |hey are needed. Douglas, a Marine officer in World War II, called for supporl of President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles; in seeking What Dulles called "unitecl action" t o prevent Communist conquest in Southeast Asia. "I do not know what measures is pdministratiori plans," Douglas ,,44 jn a speech prepared for the ger»atf. "I do not know what meas- yrfis will prove to be necessary. "I do not know what attitude the Republican party in Congress wjll take toward supporting the Presi- sjlent.IJut reading _ the record agajpsf the gravity of the seci-e- Youths Admit Being in Killer Car PHILADELPHIA I/P> — Police said today four tesn-age boys have admitted being in a speeding automobile from which 15-year-old Robert Blocker was shot to death as he stood on a street corner. Detectives Robert Nugent am John J. Creedon said one of the four.wh o were not identified, hac admitted firing the fatal shot a Blocker as he stood talking lo two girls. They said the car had been stolen four days ago. Meanwhile, police continued rounding up youths in a wide are of North Philadelphia for quo; tioning in what was first believed to be an outbreak of warfare be tween two juvenile gangs, Tw other boys have been wounded. However, Capt. Charles E. Brown of tjie Homicide Squad said die fighting in wiiich Blocker was tilled was more likely a dispute over a girl. A Senate subcommittee probing juvenile delinquency opened an of- Armed Arabs String Along Armistice Line Russia Ready fo Offer New European Plan By KENNETO BRADNEY MOSCOW (UP) — Russia today handed', the Big Three Western Powers! 8; new proposal for European Security which informed sources-said contained a conditional offer to join the North Atlantic Pact (NATO). (Authoritative sources in Paris said 'the Rusians attached the condition that the United States- backed; European army plan be dropped and that the Kremlin's own .European security system be adopted instead. (The Paris informants said the Russians 1 proposed an international conference at some future date to discuss the question.) The proposal was said to have been contained in 10-page identical notes hjanded to the United States, British and French ambassadors by Russian foreign minister Vyn- Benson Stands Pat, Butter Prices Scheduled to Take a Severe Drop on Thursday cheslav Molptov. MolotOv called, Louis Joxe of France; Sir William Hayter , of Britain' had Charles E. Bohlen of the United States and turned the notes 1 over to them separately. The 14-nation North Atlantic Treaty Came into being Aug. 24, 1940, -and provided for; joint resistance,'against any aggression. Russlij : was not invited to join Original members ware the United States, Canada, Great Britain, France,' Belgium, The Netherlands^ and Luxembourg. Norway, Denmark; Iceland, Italy and Portugal. ? Greeo- e and Turkey came in later, f B/ United Press Housewives in many parts of the country will be, able to load their supermarket carts with 5D cent butter tomorrow when government price suppohs slip to 78 per cent of parity. The price had already dropped in some cities, but most retailers were holding off until tomorrow. Not all Americans will enjoy butter selling at 50 cents a pound, but the price^lll drop about five to 10 cents a pound In almost all markets. The price of butter in Los Angeles, for instance, Is not expected to go below 65'cents tomorrow. .But the high cost of, shipping it from the Midwest has kept retail prices high in that coast city. Industry sources said the Nev, York retail price would probably level off between 65 and 69 cents a pound, as contrasted to recent price ranges of 75 to 80 cents. In November of 1946 the price of grade A bu tier rose to a high of one dollar a pound in New York During most, of the 'post World War II years it has stayed near the 80-cent level. By ELIAV SIMON JERUSALEM, Israel But he sadi he could no'f• "con-: ceive of anything worse than the United .Slates dispersing its troop strength to meet each little war throughout the world. Each case, he added, would have,to be decided on its own merits because, each has its own degree of interest and danger. (UP) — Truckloads of Arab Legionnaires n full battle dress poured into old Jerusalem today and dug into for- ifications along the tense armistice line that divides this uneasy Holy City. Foreign diplomats arriving in the Israeli sector through historic ytandelbaum gate said resident were fleeing from their homes in villages' scattered along the divid- ng armistice line. Israel was condemned yesterday by the Isreli-boycotted .mixed armistice commission for the slaying o£ nine Arabs in the Jordan- Wan village of Nahalin,; Both Israel snd Jordan were preparing to bring their charges and countercharges before the U., N. security council. • But the tension rose to a boil wit h the arrival of the battle dressed Arab Legion commanded by the fabulous Gen •• John Glubb. j Two Points in State Report Light Hail By The Associated Press Light hah was reported in two cities today as rain clouds anc cold weather covered Arkansas. Temperatures dropped sharpl; throughout the state yesterday with a little rain reported, said the U. S. Weather Bureau at Little Rock. More rain was expected today. Walnut Ridge and Arkadelphia reported light hail during the 24- hour period ending at 6:30 a. m. Mobilize for , Theme ross As this year's Red Cross campaign nears its close there are some who nave not yet renewed their membership in the organization. Our chapter is making an all-out effort to enroll every adult as a Red Cross member. We heartily endorse-this objective, and large citizens i of iHempistead to respond in full measure to 1 the appeal. Few organizations in, the •'iyprld today typify the democratic American way of doirfg things and help- 1 * ing the other fellow as completely as does the American Red Cross.' Red; Cross aid is freely extended to all who need it, regardless of race or creed. The Red Cross therefore belongs to all people and should be supported by all the people. Furthermore, through ;our individual membership in the Red Cross, we play a part in everything the Red Cross does including the great national and interational programs which extend your helpfulness to people far removed from us in time and spa'ce. We touch the.iv lives, and they touch us because, through the Red Cross, we are all good neighbors. Many grocers in Milwaukee, nea the rich Wisconsin dairy farms said they would lower the prlci of butter to 59 cants a pound to morrow and then set back to se if the competition will force fur ther cuts. Stores at Madison, Wis., slashe prices on differentgrade s of butter to 59 and 69 cents- last week when the first news of the low, ered dairy support prices came. Most retailers siid .they planned no further cuts. Des Moines, la., stores were generally cutting the price a. dime t o 59 cents., One store was trying to attrack customers with 49-cent butter. , • . Many' grocers ,in JTew , Orleans have already cut butter prices four o r five cents and predicted i anoll> er cut prices from 81 cents to "63 ia Atlanta, Ga., in an "experiment* ' tp see how low it would have to go to make penny-wise shoppers switch from magarine. Few merchants cared to predict long-range price fluctuations. Mosl Highway Dept. to Let Road Jobs LITTLE ROCK !.« — The Arkan. ras Highway Commlssln tomorrow will ask bids on 10 highway con- truction projects to cost an estimated two million dollars. The bids will be opened April 15. Bodies of Two Recovered at Narrows The bodies of two Texarkana men Earl Wynn and Leland Burgess were 'recovered from Narrow! Lake Tuesday afternoon near the spot where their fishing boat cap sized Monday night; The bodies were recovered from Water 30 feet deep. Waiting at the Self Creek boat landing at Daisy, Ark. when the bodies were brought ashore were Douglas Kennedy-.and Bernie McGraw, both, of Texarkana who managed to swim 'to safety when the boat overturned. ' McGraw said the 14-foot boat capsized when the, motor was accidentally knocked sideways. He said Wynn immediately Went to the adl of Burgess and he went to the aid of Kennedy Who is blind; McGraw said they kept'up, a "steady servation while swimming .through the darkness but never heard -.a thing, after ,Wynn .said,',--"! think I'm, going to make it." PRI&Btf fl^frjfr^tOrtit ,^ri-*a 1 ','>\%J- f ,\'4fs .. »\r*«M HetlMK as WASHINGTON lsenhower Mld- ff^ffi-STOR) lelp stimulate busies* - -*' The -Pre: erence he ( the measure added he has, lieve enactrrit .ion will tie? a ihe .American ^Eisenhower, hill Into.Uw.-?- - fective' tomoMOW; throws his. tt billion red. Rural School today. Walnut Ridge had a trace of rain and Arkadelphia register• Trucks carrying the Legionnaires Jed .01 of an inch. moved toward the old cities of Ramallah and Jerusalem, where the Arab reinforcements were unloaded. fice here Monday to look into youth problem. the Hope Woman Heads Church Association EL DORADO UP) — Mrs. E. D. Galloway of Hope is the new president of the Arkansas Church Women, a non-denominational group which closed its 9th annual convention here yesterday. Other new officors include Mrs Kyle Engler of Fayetteville, vice president and Miss Mildred Osment, Jonesboro treasurer. Formula for Millionaires Is Probably the Reason Average Man Refuses to Become Rich tary's words, giving?-' 1 ' I have my miss^id jn a nationally tele* that By HAL BOYtE NEW YORK Wl — Everybody is familiar with the average millionaire's success story. He stuck his nose to the grindstone as a -boy and kept it there 24 hours a day until, years later, ie suddenly found his pockets leavy. This dull formula probably explains the average man's stead- East refusal to become rich, and bored or a millionaire or a politician willing to blame his wealth or fame on something besides hard work, The search endsd with Julius Stujman, 47, a tall, white-haiw Brooklyn multi-millionaire Jumbei dealer, who, Ipokg and talks like a , , university', dew. his Camden had the heaviest fall — ,05 of an inch — during the jeriod. Clarendon had .03 of an inch and many other stations resorted a trace. Temperatures last night dropped lo a low o£ 32 degrees at Batesville, Fayetteville and West Plains, Newport had 34 degrees and Gilbert and Flippin both had reported 33 degree lows. The forecast calls for rain and thundershosvers in most sections of the state today. Cloudy and continued cool weather is forecast for tonght and tomorrow. really began sawing wood in he big leagues. "I averaged $10.000 a year sell- ng lumber from the 1 time I was 7 to ?1," he recalled!- "In those days that was a lot of money for kid." ' Stulman thinks hard work alone way to try s a pretty^ p.oor w labor yaujflelfirjlp class, -put his 'own -j,^,.., even more frightening, $o a with a restful outlook; "Hard thinking ' "It isn't the time you spend working that's important, tt is ' tho thinking you do. "If you find yoursel f feeling overworked, you hav e b^ COI W slave pf a routine Jh,a.t isnH tmg you No Danger of Radioactive Fish TOKYO (ffl —A highly qualified American scientist said today he is certain there are no dangerously radioactive fish in the Pacific — ev^en in. waters around the Bikini atomic proving grounds. The top-level atomic scientist talked with newsman only after -pecifying that he not ,be named. His statement came after a Jap- inese official indicated the Japan night ask the United States tp find a new testing ground if survey indicated explosions in the 3ikiniare a jeopardize fishing and shipping. So we join the Red Cross in calk Ing for a great Membership Mobilization which will draw into its ranks all men and women of goodwill, If you have already joined, ask your neighbors to join, too. If you have not yet signed up, be -a good neighbor and join today. To make it more convenient' for/' the citizens of Hope and Hemp- steal County to join the Red Cross emergency quarters are now established at ,116% South Main where the pbliging ladies of the Hope Garden Clubs are receiving your dollars and dispensing membership cards; furthermore, they will dispatch a messenger to your home or place of business to pick up your Red Cross contribution if for any reason our workers missed, you on their first call. Don't delay-Call today Prospect 7-4G12 and start your money rolling toward our 1954 goal, Will Jams Seeks _ Re-election LITTLE RQCK 10 — Chancellor Guy E. . Williams of Little Rock today filed fpr re-nomination from, the First Chancery District, Second Division. agreed-they would be at the mercy of the wholesale price changes of their competitors. Despite the fact that support prices are being lowered producers have not increased their sales to the government this week as much as expected. One cold, storage warehouse operator in Chicago said this was because creameries already had been producing at capacity. Nevertheless, today was expected to be the biggest single day of government butter purchases since Marctt 31, 1053 when 11,000,000 pounds were unloaded on the government. ' ' WASHINGTON G UP) — Agriculture Secretary Ezra T. Benson today Ignored last minute ' appeal from Congress that he put off an order scheduled to take effect »i midnight that will lower retail butter prices. Benson refused to budge from his long-announced intention to *" CHEEKTOWAGA, «Nr-X- Up? least U-persons, most';of"tU ; ,« sch'ooP children, were 'killed' today, in an explosion and fire'.fyat rip* ped through the farmed ' ann'ex^of an elementary school in this, Buffalo suburban'community." 1 ? i( "> At least 19 others'Were'burned or injured. The bodies of 11 known dead, were found in the runis of the "one- story building. ' '" Firemen probed for thers. " ^ It was believed--some''teachers might have been among "the'cas- ualties. ih? ft&M mentinr;;?% % j probabj3r : siMft slash overnement dairy price supports for the marketing year that begins April 1. The department braced for an anticipated flood of butter, cheese and dried milk that processors anc producers are- expected to unloa< on the government today before the support level drops. Three senators Hubert H Humphrey (D-Minn.), James E Murray (D-Mo'nt.) and Wayne Morse (I-Ore.) — fired telegrams to Benson yesterday requesting Continued on Fase Two French Htirl Back Attack After Attack By UARRY AL.LEN HANOI, Indochina (ffl —The dq. fenders' of Dien Bien Phu hurled back attack after attack' Worn screaming Vietmlnh shock troops early today, interspersing savage counterattacks of their own- The French high command announced at noon that the garrism was holding all its positions, j , Rested and regrouped after the beating they $ook in their initial-as saults on the fortress in mid- March, the Communist-led rebels opened their second offensive on the heels of a violent artillery J?a>'rage. < Thousands of wildly yelling 1 rebel troops spring ^rom foxholes and trenches ranging the dusfcy, hHH rimmed valley of Dien Bein Phu and charged toward the maze of barbed wire barricades guarding the French trenches, dugouts and air strip, ing,'/ consunwr^j^taow retail/traB-^"'''" «, General,1 nght that,, r reduceifJg ,tax redu the Sion,,( indicated '*i All Around the Town * By Tht }i.tes ;and '1 ..„. .,_, the pflite^StnttJk,, tsgie.-goads ;f^fv? . So far, Williams has no oppose j s composed pf pu- Jaski, Prairie, Lonoke and White countie$. LITTLE ROCK UP! — Arkansas Power & Light Co., today asked the State Public service, Commission for authority to string a $34, 000 transmission lin and bujid station g#w Hutti'g. Susan Ball to Wed April 11 a few "concerned" the advertisement which appeared in yesterday's Star was placed and paid for by a friend of the organization .. . mem* bers of the local Garden Clubs wjll seep the downtown ofice a' Udty S, Main open through Saturday for convenience of late contributors, And speaking of Garden Clubs, a local one is responsible for planting flowers around the Library op S. Elm . . • y«*P. y°u guessed, it, the Azalea Club , . , the Club also planted St. Augustine grass r J the -Building and. und?r the held Vy A dog believed • to' haw been rabid was killed alon'g with - 1 " others in the ~ * Street area yesterday^,'., as officer? could ' " was attacked ,«,„... the area are advised t< -"igs up. 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