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ESCOTT NEWS Christian chufch was «*** Vows were pledged before an altar decorated with palm ttee, floor baskets of white gladiolus and the'chrysarthemurns and white tapers lit tight o'clock Saturday nl* ln branched candelabra that were *" 1he wedding of Miss Loyce lighted by Charles Outensohn and and toy Edmond Craig. Tullas Elrod of Little Rock. Rev. Rock, pianist, accompanied 6onfad White soloist, who lanf "t Love You Truly" and "fi*6au*e." The white Bible. Mrs. Harry Daniel of MohfOe, Mrs. S. V. Scott and Wylie. Members present included Mrs. E. R. La., served her sister as matron of j Ward, Mrs J. V. McMahen. Mrs. traditional wedding rnarohes were honor wearing a floor length model Jim Nelson, Mrs. R. F. Yarbrough used, of powder blue faille with a round The bride, given in marriage by neck and cap sleeves. Her head- her brother, John Robert Stewart dress was a blue net bandeau trim- of Memphis, Tenn. wore a full med with sequins and she carried length gown of Chantilly lace and a blue faille muff decorated with nylon tulle, over satin. The low!pink pon pon mums, satin leaves neckline was outlined in rhinestones i and a shower of pink ribbons, and seed pearls. Her long fitted sleeves ended in lily points ovefr her and Mrs Watkins. A dainty dessert course was served by the hostess. Basket Bail Teams Guests of Klwanians The Prescott Kiwanis Club had as * «itu *j*\tf 4_i<*aiiwuv» ^x»<*«e* -_ *„ — * . *i , i , *** r » * V i fUUl J^dlllCi. illCUC U the daugfiter of Mrs, Robert VT. 0. Go den °«iciale<J. The pews hands. Her finger lip veil fell a full ]ength dress The flower girl, Miss Patricia their guests Thursday evening at Ann Daniel, niece of the bride wore '. the weekly meeting at the Broad jSteWart and the late Mr. Ste- were marked with white satin bows f ro m a halo encrusted with pearlk bUle ne t over taffeta and a head- ' erintendent Craig is the grandson of and greenery. (and she carried a white orchid with dress of blue net dotted with S e-! basket bal1 I'V E. Couch of Bryant, Mrs. Charles Guteiisohn of Little 'showers of lilies of the valley on a R. A. Lile, C.P.A. P. E. Stanley, C.P.A. R. W. Jewell C.P.A. Glen F, Rogers, C.P.A. f R. A, Lite and Company CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS Pyramid Life Building LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Members American Institute ; of Accountants Members of the City Council Hope, Arkansas Gentlemen: We have audited the books of account and records of the City of Hope, Arkansas and the Hope Water and Light Plant for the year ended December 31, 1954. In our opinion, the attached statements present fairly the financial condition of the City and its wholly owned utility as at December 31, 1954 and the results of its operations for the period then ended. Little Rock, Arkansas February 25, 1955 Yours very truly, R. 'A. Lile and Company City of Hope, Arkansas Statement of Receipts and Disbursements For the Year Ended December 31, 1954 Balance on Hand — December 31, 1953 Receipts Taxes and Licenses Hope Water and Light Plant Health Department Fees Parking Meter Fees Rents Swimming Pool Fines Sale of Cemetery Lots Paving Assessments Sale of Buildings — Southwestern Proving Ground Miscellaneous Total Receipts Total to Account for Disbursements Expenses — Administrative ' —Police Department — Street Department — Fire Department — City Park — Cemetery — City Garage — Sewer — Swimming Pool — Health Department —'Parking Meters — Airport Payments on December 31, 1953 ' - Outstanding Warrants • Purchase of Equipment and Real Estate Compensation Claim Paid — Water and Light Plant V ,' Total Disbursements Balance on Hand — December 31, 1954 Consisting of — City General Fund — Health Fund — Parking Meter Fund — Airport Fund — Street Fund ••* Indicates account overdrawn 10,657.21 69,073.66 109,093.75 20,405.51 21,035.50 3,332.50 4,529.04 12,122.30 665.00 8,626.05 '10,205.003,706.89 262,795.20 273,452.41 42,012.54 34,449:48 51,437.61 25,914:81 6,684.94 . 4,547.94 7,222.46 11,484.42 5,238.33 37,375.19 4,734.36 607.54 6,325.39 24,625.33 600.00 263,260.34 10,192.07 3,310.78 593.86* 1,300.90 6,031.31 142.94 10,192.07 Hope Wqter and Light Plant Comparative Balance Sheet Assets Cash on Hand and in Bank Amounts Receivable ^Material Inventory Total Current Assets Bond Sinking Fund Construction Funds Fixed Assets (Net of Depreciation Reserve) Other Assets Prepaid Expenses Total Assets Mobilities Accounts Payable Sales qnd Payroll Taxes Owed Contracts Payable Totql Current December 31, 1954 28,618.21 36,144.13 46,085.00 110,847.34 26,654.36 1,130,430.71 15,000.00 32,570.89 Dec-ember 31, 1953 36,215.01 29,677.20 50,272.96 116,165.17 33,187.58 81,880.86 951,895.35 15,000.00 22,775.50 1,315,503.30 1,220,904.46 Bpncted Indebtedness (Including Accrued Interest) J-qyity of City of Hope T9tal Liabilities 31,726.74 2,023.71 158.06 33,908.51 38,910.00 446,619.12 796,065.67 16,299.62 1,827.74 305.38 18,432,74 36,944.00 412,307.13 753,220.59 1,315,503.30 1,220,904.46 quins. of cornflower wa y Hotel, Coach Ray Watson, Sup- W. K. Pickelt, the team of Delight and She carried a -basket of pet- coach Julius Adams and the basket ball team of Prescotl. Coach L. J. Van Horn, head of Ihe als. Serving as best man was Dwain Hairston of Bryant. Ushers were Mr. Guthensohn and Mr. Elrod. physical education department at Henderson Stale Teachers College, Arkadelphia was the guest speaker Mrs. Stewart, mother of the bride and gave an interesting talk «n wore a navy blue crepe dress with pink accessories. She pinned a cor- carnations at her sage of pink shoulder. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the Lawson Hotel. The bride's table was covered with a maderia cutwork cloth centered with her bridal bouquet with a background of lighted white tapers. Nosegays of pom pom mums, satin bows and greenery enriched the three tiered wedding cake em-1 sey was the fifth grade winner with bossed with white roses and topped her scrapbook entitled "America "What Atheletics Can Do For Boys." DAR Announces History Award Winners Benjamin Gulp Chapter, DAR, sponsored a contest in the Park Elementary School. Junior High School and the Junior Class at high school for the annual DAR History Award. Students in the fifth and sixth grades made scrapbooks on any suject on America. Elizabeth Lind- with a miniature bride and groom that was . served by Mrs. J. T. Worthington and Mrs. Everett Stutsman of Texa'rkana. Mrs. Tullas Elrod and Mrs. Dwain Hairston, sisters of the groom, presided at the punch bowl. Mrs. Max .Bryant, Mrs, Emmet Parham of Camden and Mrs. Ruth Hodges of Little Rock assisted in other courtesies. Mrs. J. J. Pederson of North Cowden, Texas and Mrs. H. F: Ackerman of Little Rock had charge of the guest book. For travel the bride wore a gray faille suit with avocado green accessories and pinned the orchid from'her bouquet at her shoulder. After a wedding trip the couple will be at home at 2705 Gaines Street, Little Rock. Out of town guests were: Mrs. Emmette Parham, Camden; Mr. and Mrs.. C. E- Stutsman Texarkana; Mrs. H. F. Ackerman, North Little Rock, Ark., Mrs. J. J. Pederson, North Cowden, Texas; Mrs Ruth Hodges and Judy, Little Rock, Arkansas; Mrs. Helen Hairston, Bryant, Arkansas; Mrs. T. C. Elrod, Little Rock, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Leverett, Hope, Arkansas; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Goff, Texarkana Arkansas; Lovette Worthington, Little Rock, Ark., Geneva Bryant, Little Rock, Ark., Gradie G. Shaw, Little Rock, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Joe S. Tuminello, Shreveport, La., Frances M. Williams, Little Rock, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. John R. Stewart, Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Mildred Pearson, Monroe, La., M*r. and Mrs. Harry Daniel and Patricia Monroe, La., Miss Ethelle Reeves, Little Rock, Ark.; Mortell L. Walker, Fort Roots; Mr. and Mrs Floyd Matthews and Nancy, Ozan; Mrs. Mabel F. Auxer, Bristow, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Ned Duncan, Little Rock, Ark.; Charlotte Duncan, Little Rock, Ark.; Dwain Hairston, Bryant, Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gutensohn, Little Rock, Ark:; Charles H. Tompkins, Jr., Shrevp- port, La.; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Compton, Little Rock Ark. Mrs, Charlie Scott Entertains '47 Club Mrs. Charlie Scott entertained members of the '47 Bridge Club at her home on Wednesday afternoon. The party rooms were decorated \vith tulips and other spring flowers in colorful arrangements. The high score award was won by Mrs. O. W. Watklns and the cut prize by Mrs. Jeb Wylie. Guests were Mrs. Bill Dates, Then and Now" and Al J. Daniel was the sixth grade winner with a scrapbook on "The History of Our Country.' Students in -Junior High School were required to write a theme on the sue jet of their phoice. Jane Kitchen, eighth grade student, was the winner with her theme on "Thp Civil War." Juniors at high school were required to write a 500 word theme'on "How to Be A Good Citizen" and Judy Gilbert wrote the \vinning composition . Mrs. R. P. Hamby attended a luncheon in Fulton on Saturday at the home of Mrs. Herbert Cox honoring her sisters, Mrs. J. J. Battle and Miss Mattie Royston, the occasion being their birthdays. Other hostesses were Mrs. Ernest Cox, Mrs. Claud Wilson and Miss Ruth Hawthorne. iPrescott friends Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Hubbard and Miss Opal Daniel of Hope spent the weekend in Jena, La., as the guests of Irl Hubbard. They toured the Azalea trial on Saturday at Opalusus. La. C. T. Tompkins has returned to Shreveport, La., after spending the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Tompkins. ' Mr. and Mrs. Norman Whitaker Jr., and Whit of Smackovcr spent the weekend with their parents. Mrs. S. T. White, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Whitaker. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Loe had as their wfeekeftd guests Mrs. Gene Riddling, Sharon and Daisy, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cockrill and Pat, Mrs. Bill Edd Dixon and Billy of Orange, Texas. H. F. Ackerman of.Litlle Rock was the weekend guest of Mrs. Thome Hesterly and was accompanied home by Mrs. Ackerman, Johnny and Nancy. Mrs. Al Loomls and Miss Faye Loomis had as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Moore, Debra and Rebecca of Pine Bluff and Miss Mildred Loomis. of El Dorado. Miss Mary Margaret Ledbetter has resumed her studies at Southern State College. Magnolia after a visit With her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ledbetter. Mrs. D. K. Bemis of Texarkana spent Thursday here, Mrs. D. S. Jordan attended tho Arkansas Federation of Garden Club Convention in Little Rock last •week. Mr. and and John Mrs. George Stratman of Ackadelphia visited Mrs. G. I. Nelson has returned from • Houston, Texas, where shu- was called on account of the illnes= of her mother, Mrs. Hayden Nelson. Mrs, Guss McCaskill, Mrs. Russell Moberg and Mrs. Gordon Danner motored to Texarkana Thursday for the day. Mrs. Roy Garner and Everctte Orren spent several days last week in Little Rock as the guests of Mr. ? and Mrs. C. F. Pedigo. f Mr. and Mrs. Bill Edwards and rfimmy, Mrs. Clifton Graham and Bill have returned to South Bend, Oregon after a visit with relatives and friends. SHOP B&B SAVE 5 to 7 p. m. Specials Only .each Mon.-Wed.-Thuri.-Frl. • HOT DOGS. .... 14c • HAMBURGERS.. i8e • BAR-B-Q 26c .Order • Sack for a TV Snack KING'S DRIVE-IN and FINANCE HOMI IMPROVEMENT LOANS Coo veo lent, eajUjr-ar- ringed lotus to iraprovt YOUR bom«. We can •rran>« everything. CoflM Id oowl Hope Builders Supply Co. 3rd & Louisiana Phone 7-2381 Hope Water and .Light Plant Statement of Profit and Loss For the Year Ended December 31, 1954 Operational Income Production and Distribution Costs Gross Profit Administrative and Collection Costs Miscellaneous Income Net Income for the Year Hope Water and Light Plant Statement of Disposition of Funds Funds Probided by Net Prof it of System' 153,879.45 Add: Depreciation and Amortization Not Requiring Funds , 62,370.99 Total Funds Provided by Operations 216,250.44 Decrease in Construction Funds 81,880.86 Decrease in Sinking Fund 6,533.22 Sale of Bonds 75,000.00 Increase in Meter Deposits 1,966.00 Decrease in Working Capital 14,185,00 Total Funds Provided Funds Applied to Additions to Plant and quipment 239,981.15 Payment of Bonds 44,800.00 Transferred to Oaklawn Sewer District 1,940.62 Transferred to City of Hope 109,093.75 Total Funds Applied (As Above) 424,765.97 227,601.85 197,164.12 45,460.83 2J76.16 T53~,879.45 395,815,52 395,815.52 1ft ly-r Why Scrap Free In the production of Natural Gas or any other product? Natural gas comes to most consumers through interstate pipelines and local utility systems. They have franchises from state or local bodies, and have long been regulated. The producers who find the gas have not been regulated because more than 5,000 of them compete vigorously — and free competition is the best of all price controls. Yet these producers have recently been singled out for Federal controls and price- fixing. This is a step without peacetime precedent— to price-fix a consumer,product at its source. It is a step that deeply disturbs many Americans, including the undersigned committee. They believe the proposed controls are against the public interest and can benefit no one. They believe the issue goes far beyond gas. It goes to the roots of America's greatness. They believe the controls plan ia unwise for many reasons. /( is Unnecessary because gas supplies have tripled in sixteen years. And costs to consumers have risen a nation-wide average of only onereleventh as much as the cost of living. It IS DangerGUS because it could easily be the first step toward Federal controls on coal or oil— or lumber or grain or jour business. • it IS Llntair because it singles out one competitive industry for such controls. It iS Shortsighted because it stifles the bold and risky exploring that's needed to assure adequate supplies. ICO* 101. 80% 70* 60r. • jo* 40% 30% 20* lor. 0* COST OF LIVING^ I00f n* so*; 1938 1942 1910 As shown by the chart r.bove,. based on figures of the Bureau of Labor Statistics for a national average, the cost of natural gas to the residential consumer lias gone up only one-eleventh as much as tht cost of living in sixteen years. Protect the Public Interest Through Free Competition ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS AND OIL RESOURCES COMMirfEE H. P. Jolly, Chairman l?-46 Dohaghey Building, Little Rock, Ark»n»t» Made up of individuals and companies concerned with- natural gas and the broader basic issues of • free economy. This Committee believes that it ha9 9 responsibility to place the facts before the Amerifftn people, that thvy may form a judgment of their <MI* free will, ' >,.*. Our Doily Bread Sliced.Thin by The Editor .Alex. H. WMhburn _ Letters to Star on Referral of Feed Tax (Exemption Bill Let Voters Decide This jtPine Bluff Commercial) The Commercial believes that the Bpe Star, published by veteran Rlex. Washburn, is on the right |ack. .;That paper last week-end started vigorous campaign to get the] pjjultry and livestock sales tax Kemption — a matter of two per- Ifint — before the public for voting next year's general election. tjjHistory of this controversial bill Bin be boiled down so that voters Star WEATHER Arkansas: Partly cloudy and warmer this afternotffl. &attlfKl:. thundershowers and local thUndwj ,„ storms. Friday, partly ei&ii&f attff -$ cooler. Lowest tonight 42 ttdrlh* west to 50 southeast. Experiment Station fepprt fofc M 24-hours ending at 8 a. to. ITiurS* day, High 08, Low 39, 56TH YEAR: VOL. 56 — NO. 143 Star 6f Hep* 1M», C«ntali4at«d Jan. It, 1*1) HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1955 Mtmbtr: Tht AtuelitM *r*ti * Atttflt •«»•« ,f Clfc«l*tl«m Av. N*( **M Cltel. « Mn. tndlnt M»». Id, 1*1* — 1,117 PRICE !*COf>Y Move Started to Prevent m Cut-Rate Sales DOUGLAS B. CORNELL Arkansan Held in Robbery FORT WAYNE, Ind., (/P) — The FBI filed bank robbery charges yesterday against Jack Richard Cope, 30, Delmar,, Ark., in the $4,000 robbery of the Kouts State Bank last Dec. 3. Cope and two companions, William B. Potter, 49, Thayer, MD., and Raymond Cursuit, 30, Wheal- •urAotrTM/-irr.^T ,,~ , field, Ind., are awaiting trial at WASHINGTON (/P) -A govern ;i Kansas City on charges of Cornerstone Bank at imenl-sponsored committee today Ith. General Assembly set up the The 80th, just bealed the tax. terminated, Mbo enable the public to decide for |H|mselves ( 21,000 of them must "fn the petitions now being cir- lated by the Star and a group of t repeal of "fair trade' laws designed to prevent cut-rale retail sales of nationally advertised, brand-name products. In the administration and Congress should follow through, the way would be open for discount wesl City, Mo., of $50,000 Feb. 16. FBI special Agent Leonard Blaylock said al Indianapolis lhal Cope (mated by the btar and a group 01 houses to spring up every whore. Ipanion Buth Arkansas backers. The dead- Merchants would be able to chargo Ll_ i«_ ._ *• i • .:_ T..__<n...U,-.« t-Un * . .. ._ ° •(admitted to federal agents he was one of the two men who robbed rthe Kouts bank. Blaylock said Cope refused to name his com- le for filing is June 8 when the ^emption-tax law goes into effect. Because two Arkansas governors A two legislatures entertained Inflicting views on this measure, Commercial believes it is bgical to let the people do the |eciding for once and all. We agree with the Pine Bluff bus- nessman, exceptionally well formed on this subject, who told Commercial reporter: "The law |ouches everyone in the state . . . tie people have a right to vote on .Editor The Star: After reading *ur stani-Kon the sales tax issue I eel it is the best thing that has Seen done in some time. As the oultry industry is now in the hands the large growers and feed and Hatchery men and not in the hands the snYall growers any more, so nly they will benefit. We are about as- large as any whatever they wished for electric mixers, cosmetic's, fountain pens and the like — regardless of prices manufacturers want to impose. The recommendation by the National Commiltee to Study the 'Antitrust Laws brought praise from Rep. Collier (D-NY) and some 'question from Sen. Sparkman '(D-Ala. Other portions of the committee report were criticized vigorously by them and Rep. Patman (D- Tex). Celler heads the House Judiciary Committee; Sparkman and Patman are chairmen of Senate and House small business committees. Senate Group Gives Approval to German Arms WASHINGTON WP) — The Senate Forei e n Relations committee to^ a PP™vcd the West German .rearmament treaties by a 13-1 vote. Sen. Langer (R-ND) voted no. Sen. Hickenlooper (R-Iowa) was absent. The two pacts, a keystone of State Income Tax Collections Drop. LITTLE ROCK M .— State income lax collections this month dropped $200,000 below collections for March 1954. Revenue Commissioner j. Orville Cheney said the decline apparently was due to the change in the deadline from March 15 to April 15 for federal income taxes. He said most large taxpayers have both returns prepared at the same time.' a No Comment Is Report From Tax Squabble LITTLE ROCK W — There Was qUabl General revenues, Cheney said, were down about $170,000 from February while special revenues increased to $3,053,950 from $2,Most state services and instilu- lions are supporled through gen- The study committee also called hazy cur^on tint rmv 7 uno, tmH P trade > farmers in this county, having 160 icres, largely in fruit. We were irced out 'of chicken-raising by ten conditions. This exemption is discriminatory, and compelition. The committee report went along with "a condemnation of any merger resulting in an appreciable movement in some market toward monopoly power." But it said a merger in itself is not necessarily an evil and each case will have to be judged on its own merits. And it stood pat on present laws £" | They had been scheduled to drop 'at midnight tonight. The House voted 386-8 to pass the tax extension bill without the $20-a-person income tax cut which it had written into the measure 6 vote, the lax commiltee agreed to s such items as fertilizer and covering mergers seed that go into other crops have as much right to sales tax exemp- |ion as poultry feed. Wishing you success I remain, yours truly JOHN CARLEY March 28, 1955 Springdale, Ark, JEditor The Star: I see you are ing to get up a petition to refer he poultry--feed act, for"W-hSch- 1 m glad,' as no certain class should 'C favored when others must pay. anything ought to be exempted think medicine, etc., should be. ; Why not carry a petition around [nth this referral petition to repeal 11 sales taxes'and initiate a sales [tifax on the wholesale level? I believe t would bring in more revenue |y»nd relieve the merchants, of a jjat load of bookkeeping. Very jfew of them pay the state what is I know one lady who operated store for the 'past 10 years, and year ago she closed down and iaid_ she saved enough to buy a piece of ground and build a house losting $8,000. This could not be Jone if we had a wholesale tax nly. 11 am with you and hope you ara me also. ISAAC MC CLELLAN iMarch 28, 1955 fSheridan, Ark. The commitlee of GO was named by Ally. Gen. Brownell in August 1953 with the idea that its findings would be used as the basis for legislative and administrative action in the antitrust field. The ad- minislralion, of course, may accept or reject any recommendalions : il chooses. Made up largely of lawyers and econorjiisls, the committee . cafrtfe up with?. some ' 70 ' recommenda- lions. A 1 ' dozen' would involve legislation. The rest would apply to administration and enforcement of existing antilutrst co-chairmen are assislant a t torney g eneral in 'New York World-Telegram and eliminate it. All eight negative votes in the House were cast by Democrats. Bill Postpones Corporation Tax Slash WASHINGTON (fl —There will )e no excise tax cuts tomorrow, and corporations will continue to pay income taxes al Ihe rate of 52 per cent. The House completed congres- ,,, , ,-, ., , n ,, sional action, and President Eisen- ^! at J 3 !™ a . n3 !' as the 15th mem ' hower signed into law last night, a bill which continues both at theii present rates until April 1, 1956. P|||j+7A|' f\T Prize Fame, Succumbs ST. LOUIS, Mo. (UP) — Joseph Pulitzer, editor and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died last night 10 : days after his 70th birthday-' anniversary. : . • The world-famous e'ditor, whose newspaper sponsored the annual United states policy in Western eral revenues, which are those ear- Europe, .now go to the Senate marked for specific purposes where consent to their ratification is a foregone conclusion. The Senate may act later this \<4eek before Congress takes an Easlern vacation. One of the two treaties would allow West Germany to build a 12- division army, a small air force and a coastal navy, all to be integrated into the military structure of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It would also restore sovreignty to west germa- hy. The second treaty would admit Military Pay Hike to Be Signed by ike WASHINGTON (/P) - About 1,700,000 members of the armed forces were virtually assured today of- a pay raise starting tomorrow. White suffered a long illness. Pulitzer, apparently in excellent health except for long-standing failing eye sight; attended a par- •WTTW vnrnr ,» T-, ™,_ ty hon oring his birthday on March NEW \ORK W — Dr. Thomas 21. Guests at a .luncheon gather- House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said he expect President Eisenhower to sign du ing the day a bill rushed to hirr jy Congress late yesterday. Carrj ing out an administration reques t would aid primarily career scrv icemen. The Senate passed the bill b voice vote after about an hour o discussion yesterday. The HOUSP which had okayed it earlier, ac cepted by voice vpte some mino Senate changes. /The pay raise averages 12 pe Pulitzer, prizes lor. excellence in' cer| t for career service personnel the, field.-of journalism, had not I4 * s estimated to,;cost 750 millioi Polio Report Is Not Even Written Yet NEW YORK (/P) — Dr. T •£*««« '• T 1 -i • . !-*• uMwubO'-mv t* 1W»1I-1ICUH ^atllCi " • Jsrancis ^Jr... head .of the ultra- ing.included,-Mrs. Pulitzer, .Joseph • se $|* ta , sk ? f compiling the re- Pulitzer, • #.v/ : .vfare'president ;4ndD <&H«lM» of . W 6 ' § alk .-"P-olip ,.vaccine .associate i«aibrvi&nd< his wite -iml^ dollars yearly. With a few excep tions, the measure provides onl\ for raises in base pay, and in ha? •ard bonuses for x such specialist as submariners, divers, paratrbop erS and -demolition, experts. t> ----- ,_._r- .-_ of . s- says- the" official report — scheduled, for release April 12 — has not been written. He said yesterday' from' Ihe ni- , Personnel in -..- .- ----- , ----- ----- ... r£nd< his wite •Anil'; a S e their five-year-old son, Joseph Pulitzer III. Pulitzer died at 11:45 p. m. last nighl at' Barnes hospital here. i-st laws. Its two versity of Michigan at Ann Arbor i Death^was attributed 'lo a ruplured Stanley N. Barnesi that "we know nothing about" a blood vessel in the abdomen. Pulitzer';worked at, his desk, on Editor The Star: I have just |'ad your piece in the Democrat f>out the sales tax. I am for you |And'get the wealth of the state the tax books for at least 20 or Ya of its value. If we can get it vote of the people \ve can get it ver. I thank you. C. B. ROWLETT [March 28, 1955 1800 W. 41st St. North Little Rock, Ark. charge of the Justice Department's Sun story saying the vaccine trials the third- floor of -the Pbst-Dis- AnHfmct ni,,i=inn 0 ,-,^ c r^oM,,,, nrovpri inn r, O r ^ 0 «f ^ff=«»i.,« patch until 6:30 p.rri.' associates said, and -left, for, home in good spirits and ' apparently feeling well. '''•'. :•::;."';'.'•'•• He was'stricken at'; : nome during the evening and was rushed to the hospital where death came within a matter of hours. Pulitzer set exacting standards for Post-Dispatch editors and re- Antitrust Division and S. Chester- "ield Oppenheim, University of Michigan law prfessor. In general, the gist of the recommendations had leaked out several weeks ago.^ Barnes and Oppenheim -agreed at a news seminar that the net result of the recommendations, if carried through, would be a definite strengthening rather than proved 100 per cent effective. The newspaper, in a copyrighted storysai d it received its information from n "unimpeachable -source." Said Francis: "No information has been released from the polio evaluation center. "The official report has not been grade th(>r largest percent U'-J^Minting food . weakening of antitrust ment. a written, and if there is any ques porters, enforce- tion I refer all persons to the same unimpeachable source from which the allegedly original information came." From New Orleans. Washington D. C., Oklahoma and Indiana came word that polio had developed in several youngsters getting the vaccine in last summer's big test This would not .necessarily mean the vaccine is nol effeclive. Doc? tors adminislering Ihe shots in some areas, but not all, did not Youths Are Arrested for Stealing Auto Three Dallas. Texas youths, ages ranging from 14 to 17. were nicked getting" va~cc7ne""or~ dummy in'iec"- up in a stolen car here early today.tions. know whether the children were uff to ost District otary Meet |Plans have been completed for e annual Rotary Conference of istrRt 201 to be held in Pine Bluff bin Sunday, April 3 through Tues- y, April 5, President Rufus Marof the host club has announced. Rotarians to the number of 400 upwards from the 31 clubs in is district are expected to at- nd,-Martin said. Clubs in South id West Arkansas make up the strict, one of the state's most » • ' ,*.l.u* ijJtfWWV* *41*<J **M*1VIV.U Wl4b *t.O 111*- j t*i. Itl i 1 Cl V C tlOdl HJ 1U 1 JlC ClllU 11 1C11 conference speakers [ nua i Academy Awards, and again disappeared, old Duke keeps riding etive. [Among the be Hon. E. H. McFaddin of Rock, justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, on the topic, "The |olden Anniversary of Rotary." nother highly commended speak- by Officers Burke and Parsons of the City force. The boys stoled the auto in Dallas earlier yesterday. Local officers were notified iby Texas police to be on the lookout. They were turned over to Texas authorities. HE FORGOT GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (UP) — The pilot of a loaded plane slowed his engines and ordered the load- Dr. Hart E.. Van Riper, medical director of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, commented: "Only Dr. Francis knows whether or not the Salk vaccine is effective and, if effective to what extent. Neither the national foundation nor anyone else has received any information from Dr. Francis." Nearly two million children took ing ramp lowered yesterday when'part in the polio trials, with 210,he saw. a woman rushing toward 000 getting dummy shots and about Power Fight Prompts Reds to Talk Peace Otwalter Logan UP Staff Correspondent Diplomatic sources in London said today a bitter s'truggle for power within the Kremlin has prompted the Soviet's sudden willingness to talk with the West. The struggle was -reported be- Iween the factions led by veteran Soviet Diplomat V. M. Molotov, :he foreign minister, and by Niki:a Khrushchev, the increasingly powerful head of the Communist party. As result, the responsible diplo- -*- --'•' Russia quarlers allowances, the pay" boos averages out to 13 per cent fo officers and 11.7 per cent for eri listed men. To beneflit, officers must have three years of service and enlisted men and warrant of ficers two, .The legislation is aimed at halt ing what Chairman Russell b Cta) of the; Armed Services Com rriittee told the Senate is "an alarming turnover" in Ihe na- lion's aclive fighting forces during the past Iwo years. He said thai period had seen the "lowest re- enli.stmenl rates in history." \Vest Berlin Being Supplied With Food BERLIN (P) — The West Berlin city government authorized loans of 1,000,000 marks ($250,000 today no truckers to keep supply trucks rolling lo isolated Berlin despite a Communist "cold blockade" threatening the city's life- , whether poultry and livestock feed should be exempt from Ihe Iwo per cent sales tax. After a meeting at Hope, Ark., yeslerday belweenthe opposing sides, both declined to comment for the record. Alex Washburn, editor of the Hope Star and leader of the anti- exemption forces, said, however, that he planned to go a head with circulation of a petit io n asking thai the exemption be placed on the 195G general election ballot. At Little Rock Charles D. Hawks, secretary of the Arkansas Poultry Federation, said he didn't 'know whether we made any headway" in the seven-hour meeting with Washburn. Hawks refused lo discuss the poultrymen's next step. Tho recent Arkansas Legislalure, under the .prodding of Gov. Orval Faubus, passed a bill to . exempt poultry and livestock feed from the state's two per cent Sales lax. Arkansas povfltrymen said, they could not compete in price with poullrymen from: neighboring slales if they had lo pay Ihe sales lax. Washburn last week called the exemption "an oulragc to Ihe public schools" and announced ' lhal he would Iry lo get the bill put on the general election ballot. Fighting Washburn's move, Stale Sen. Boss Mitchell of Danville said lie and poultrymen would Iry lo get all exempt items broughl under Ihe sales tax. In other words, if Deaths Around the Notion By the A»soclat«Pre»» PRINCETON, N. J. — Harl McDonald, 55, manager of the famed Philadelphia Orchestra since 1939 and publisher of more than 100 musical scores. Died yesterday. TURIN, Italy — Marcel Deal, 30, a pro-nazi member ol the war- lime French government at Vichy, whose whereabouts had been a mystery for years and who had been condemned to death in absentia, after the war, for collaboration with the Germans. Died Jan, 5. Announced yesterday. HANCOCK, Wis. — Miss M. Eleanor Fitzgerald, 77, original be ousted as top spokesmen manager of the Provincetown the armed services and their ?i (Mass.) Players. Born near Han 1 '' ' - cock. Die'd yesterday. Wilson Revai Handling of , Defense News By CHARLES CORDDRY WASHINGTON (F) — aroused administration today in motion a complete overhaul the machinery for making deferts information available to the pull lie. Professional military men feed couldn't be exempt, the poul- trymen didn't want anything else exempt. Mitchell's move caught fire and he • reported the reaction was "terrific." Then, at a meeting of the Arkansas Poult ry Federation Tuesday night, Mitchell admitted his strategy had been a "bluff" to try to get Washburn to withdraw his petitions. pulled a .boner," Mitchell said, "and frankly it has back After Mitchell's talk, the poul- rymen agreed lo send a delegation to Hope for a "peace meeting" vith Washburn, Poultrymen who visited Wash- Kelly Cornett No med State Comptroller LITTLE ROCK (M — Gov. Orval Faubus has called on a former member -of the state comptroller's staff, Kelly Cornell, to be slate comptroller, a position, re-created this year after being abolished two years ago. Cornell, a member of the staff 12 years, resigned in 1951 because an asthmatic son needed a drier climale. Faubus said Frank Story, longtime capital Fiscal employe and director of former Gov. Francis Cherry's short-lived Department of Finance and Administration, would be secretary of the newly created Board of Finance. • .. The 1955 Legislature divided tho Department of Finance and Administration in lo • t hree seclions, finance, comptroller and purchasing. Revenue Commissioner J. Orville Cheney announced that Conley Henson of Litlle Rock, forme deputy commissioner under the lat Gov. Carl E. Bailey, will be dep uly commissioner, the third.rani ing job in the department. will be put under , civilian' ___^ matlon chiefs directly respbnilj lo service secretaries. /jl Military information Staffs'; *fl be drastically cut, possibly' by''I to 300 people. . Slrict new rules will go release of datable the, public':^ llary men will be barred".*, wrlling for profit articles ba'A on information denied' to crs, ».. * , Immediate reaction J in .'-'del.., circles was that the new ordeflll sued yeslerday by .Defense t|j! relary Charles E. Wilson '" slow down and corhplicale tfc lease of military information; military authorities- doubted -, civilian information bosses .. be taken, into the' confidence '*•' milllary slaff s ,or" be \able to' rcporlers precise information professional military matter*'* . well as flag and general office; customarily assigned 'the *«*.&!: Two new directives- Were by Wilson in the wake of storms ranp!««»*"'*-«**«'A-sUvif B. Carney's onithe/Far/ ' )urn were Hawks, Ted Darragh of Little Rock, Raymond J. Higgins of Hot Springs, G. Ted Cameron Continued on Page Four Two Sentenced to To to I of Five Years Certain Two persons were sentenced ines. New Communist taxes on Berlin's truckers who supply nearly half the city's food go but into effect at midnight tonight — seventh anniversary of the start of the crippling Soviet blockade of 1948. The city's executive council, or senate, voted a grant of 1,000,000 marks as a "temporary measure" breathing qnpll o ~~i V . > me cny s dau irucKers must g< SterSn^ ' ~, " ' elaXa I?"'" "1°^ "n° matter what the cost city's 850 truckers must get y Judge Lyle Brown this week in short Circuit Court session. Both men entered pleas of guilty. Don Henry Haywood, charged /ith carnal abuse, was given a hree year sentence, He was arrest- d last week in connection with an ncident involving a -12-year-old irl. Shadrick Holmes, forgery, five ears in stale penitentiary. He tried to pass a forged check at a local bank last week. internalional lensions without 1.180,000 getting neither the 'real the plane, waving her arms fran tically. The woman rushed up the ramp The newspaper said not one to one of the male passengers and j the 440,000 children given changing its long-range oviet "trategy. They reported the Soviet leacl- kissed him breathlessly. "My husband forgot to kiss me goodbye," she exclaimed. vaccine nor the dummy shots. ers not only anxious to steer clear J "' ° nec , ?, f i of Eternal troubles but would like the Sa!k to divert the attention of their sat- vaccine had developed polio, whereas 84 children in. such a number might have done so. He Is Overlooked When They Pass Out Oscars But Wayne Is Tops at the Boxoffice By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (/P) — Pore old Duke rlollywood has handed out its an £ind Shirley Temple (4. While a number of Oscar winners have risen to fame and then ellites to the world outside. But while Russia was said to be bargaining for time it also wanted more recognition of the Chinese Communist regime Dip- lomatys said the often-mentioned four power talks are just a starl- er and lhal Ihe Soviet would ask global lalks wilh Red china taking part. Senior Weslern Allied high commission officials met at Ihe West German capital in Bonn lo decide whal action to take to combat the $15,000,000-a-year- tolls demanded by the Communists for (rucks supplying food to West Berlin. It was reported they might _ , - -., —. . . draft a stiff protest note to the those p r iz ed $90 gilded • Oscars.,three eggs and a chunk of ham, She had resided in Hempslead |Russians charging Ihem with vio- " " "" Duke was passed by. along to the plaudits of the people Mrs. McElroy, 75, Dies at Her Home at Centerville This year Duke — better known who matler mosl in Ihe movie Mrs - Winnie McElroy, aged 75, as John Wayne — knew in advancejbusiness — the popcorn public. i a resident of Centerville, died at he wasn't going to win one of. Over a shirt-sleeve breakfast of, her home Wednesday afternoon. But it is only enough to pay the Communists exorbitant tolls for two weeks. The action came as Allied high commission officials met West German officials in Bonn in search for urgent measures to smash or circumvent the ,"coid blockage." The Communists stepped up pressure. East German newspapers accused the West German government of preparing "provocations" against the East' — the usual Communist procedure before announcing some new against the West. action CJean-Up, Paint-Up Committee Named Emil Kaden chairman of the Retail Merchants appointed Corbin Foster, Herbert Burns, Henry Hay- ncs, J. C. Atchley, Jess Pander- graft and Burnis Gallion to work with Haskell Jones on the Clean Up-Paint Up-Fix Up Campaign April 18th to 30th. This committee will distribute the window placards and stamps to be put on out going mail from those firms wishing to participate. By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON I* — The Wesl erh Powers now seem certain ti meet with Russia on critical wrli issues in a few months, but i President Eisenhower is 1 to go into a Big Four- conference he appar enlly will want powerful rea sons for doing so. Eisenhower has indica te d he wants evidence the conference wll make a positive contribution : to peace hopes, that a sound prep aratory basis has been laid and that there are no unnecessary dangers of bad results. For Iwo years Ihe Presidenl has expressed • readiness to go anywhere to meet with anyone, if Ihere was hop eit would promote peace, However, as - at previous news conferences, he emphasised yeslerday Ihe difficullies in the way of top-level talks. This time he brought up a concern that is much in the minds of diplomats — the danger that a conference which is ill prepared may go wrong and make things worse instead of better. Mummified Body Displayed Here Marie O'Day Palace car, a $10,000 van in which a mummified body of a murdered dancer is displayed, is now in Hope at Main and Second and will be open to the public Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The story is that Marie O'Day war danger to< v the' 1 publication m'agazlne aryclgiS^' '"''" ~*~~-~"' of the atomic'.subm Commander Eugene -sP. Wi Carney, chief' of^n&val ions, was publicly chaslls" .erday by President' 'Else lor his private, background T ing of a select group of newsrn! last week. Carney forecast« '-m war could come in,;the jFormos straits as soon ps- mid-'ApriL''^'^ A high naval officiaf said that the Carhey incident \is nqw^ ^'closed matter. 1 ' He Carney, had conferrej,, retary" oj! (He'*i)avy Charli Thomas and was jioti^ rep"rlr r . ed. He said Carney 1 "would 1 the last man in the world >'to 'da anything that would embarrass commander-in-chie^.;' , " « Spring Rodeo to Be Held , AprilB:? t| A big spring rodeo is planned/}] Hope, Ark/ for April at the Coliseum of the Third 'D tricl Livestock Show, The ,r'6de will be produced by the Bqsii|. Hr . Rodeo Association of Bossier City.fl Louisiana, > , ' X."" 9 " Bab Shivers,, manager VI tii'e'e eum and the Bossier Rodeo J 'A8spfe*1 ation promise this will';be bigge 8 and beller than -any show of , >Jt kind ever held In this vicinity There will »be~10Q stock lhat are • jJl The show consists 'Of a complete program. There will be ' bronc riding, calf roping, , •ng, manehold riding, Brahma bull iding, ladies' barrel racing, chJl en's calf scramble, relay ra adults vs, children), iand The bull fighting clown-~witti >hja rick car will be there, t<So7 ;£' On Friday afternoon, the'~8tlv here will be a big t 4 o'clock. All rid. uadrills are especially invited ,~, ake part. Everyone who has * a*? orse to ride is invited, and, thogi 'ho ride in the. parade and "-" rand entrance at the was murdered by a jealous husband wil1 be permitted (o who is now serving life sentence in Ogden, Utah. Her body was recovered from the Utah salt flats in a mummified condition, All Around the Town •y TM '111 TPf'TJ 117'11* £ V..WW*. ^ » .« *-« •».«« b *iv«i~t* u>uv»*"*,%***wi~ *-&&^> «HV-* a W1U"I> UA ilCtlll i —--- -•--.- » WM*MW\* Williams, of Although, theater owners voted him the size of a cocktail table the County for 50 years. Okla., /personal repre- fcntative of Rotary International's resident, Herbert Taylor. |On the fun side, Art Briese of Hot prings, known as the "mirth jiake," will take over at one ses on. Special [dies has been [it the two and a half days of the nfgrence. Much musical talent om Pine Blui't' and other towns in distuct wjli aftoid. lighter tow the top boxoffice star- of 1954, ho rangy G-foot-4 actor seemed undis- Survivors include: Four sons Ce- wasn'l e ve n n ominated for an mayed that an Oscar has eluded c ^ anc l Richard of Hope, Walter of Academy Award. Wayne has been in some 150 pictures but never won an Oscar. :As a matter- of fact he has been his trophy shelf for another year. I,St. Louis, Mo., -Allison O f San Gab Chin up — that's old Duke. [briel, Calif., three daughters. Mrs. "Sure Td like to win one," he Joe Harper, Mrs. Mamie Sanders, ,-~ ----- --- said, as he interrupted a grin with! Mrs. W. L. Alton,'all of Hope; and entertainment for i nominated only once — for "Sands half a fried egg. "The Academy! two brothers. Rome Osborn of Pres- arranged through-,of Iwo Jima." I Awards are important. They've'cott and Elmore Osborn of Burling- to the affair. ^* Yet important, he has been among the helped give size to our industry. "Golden Ten" 'boxoffice kings for-They hand us back a Jittle of the six straight years. He has lopped the list throe times, a repord excelled dignily I feel we deserye. As a lon, Iowa. Funeral services were lo be he W at 2 p m Thwsday at Centerville group motion picture pecpje have, Methodist Church, with, 9B Pftff Cemetery, lating the 1949 four-power agreement guaranteeing free access lo this cold war battleground 110 miles inside East Germany. The West Berlin executive council, or senate, met in an emergency session to discuss the high way situation. They already had appealed lo the Western Three for measures to the economic blockade. 1'he new highway tolls, 14. times U\e curient rate, go into Sffect at vviirln 4 tffrii tnml «V»4- ^ *" an unusual experience, Fringe area parking meters have, aeen 'installed on a trial basis on that the ide « J s unique and enjoy South Main and should prove beneficial to the all-day parker, .... the meters charge only a dime for each half day you can park all free of charge. Your horse will te't your ticket. * lf The rodeo management W ,, W| ™ es you to see thrills, spills, BIV chills at the Hope, Cplheuro-pn ~ day and Saturday ApfyjMft £^ Show time is pfompjiy at & C Admission for all ftpajts is $1 adults, and .50-for ''" ' under 12 years ftltj ;ed free. > ( Army Sgt. First Class James C. Yutes whose wife lives on Hope morning for a dime and all after- Route One, recently graduated noon for a dime. , , , the meter is from I Corps Non-Commissioned divided into a. m. and p. m, sec-1 Officer Academy in Korea tions checks when one is found with no "car in .World War II Victory Medal . , .",' the parking lane he collects the Pvt. J. F... McFsdden who Wves it) the meter patrolman ' He entered in the Army in 1944 and the area frequently and'wears the Good Conduct Medaji, money and the next driver has to feed it. George Turner, organizer o| the Explorer Club, reminds that finicky members don't haye to eat the native foods served at the meetings , , other foot! will be available,", , . at least one interested wom.ao is Big unduly alavmed at the idea pf/tast' ease ing octopus, wh^le, et^., #,ndp,er- haps there Hope recently p,a*'Mcipate4 in Qper. ation Tomahawk, Army-ISfiivy airborne maneuver 1$ Japan. . , , He is p.'rifleman. **$ entered the Arm,V in June }953 an<J joined, thg Jean) in July the following year. . . ho received/basic gt f9»1 Ky, . • •'-. '.. . PPPQ8EO TO, BltU MADISON, Wls., .jCUP) ^ liam Callow, opposing a bil force all "non-essentjal," close on Sunday, * IMW " Wisconsin le^lt that it \vould keep buying worms ani sale of golf kaAs, g »»*«;':'>.;« ?:«P|

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