Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on May 2, 1955 · Page 1
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•To City Subfcribtrt: Community Clean-Up, P$r*fc$p, Fix-Up Campaign May 2-14 '. \ *i_Jfc • . ; if you fail to aet ydgr Star please telephone 7-3431 by 6 p. m. ( and a special carfitr Will deliver your paper. 56TH YEAR: VOL. 56 — NO. 170 Hope Star of H»»« U»», Consolidated Jan. tl 1.W 1»»f Confidence in Is Unshattered By United Press jk\ second, child died of infantile P»i-alysis after receiving a shot of I Salk vaccine, but public confidence in the revolutionary polio killer ^appeared to be unshaken today. t Mass Inoculations of first and second graders across the nation continued even though 35 youngsters have come down with polio . after receiving shots. In Washington, meanwhile, the President's National Polio Advisory committee held its first meet- 1% to draft quotas and priorities for distribution of the precious vaccine* . The 'latest Salk-inoculated child to die .was -seven-year-old Janet Lee Kincair of Moscow, Ida. Janet Lee received a shot on April 18 or 19 and was rushed, to St. Luke's hospital at Spokane, Wash., after she became ill. Only Sautrday she was reported in good condition with "slight" paralysis -one shoulder. But she died yes- HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONO He's Out-He's In-He's Tops-She's Fine f if &"•*. ft*& * ^VrtwXwA- • V VA<VK''.'Mi>M'M^*M»MMML8ftWtMaK'3»»» *ff**»jwj,*-~.. . ..'.a-, ,--- . . _ * The other polio fatality was also an Idaho child. She was Susan Pierce, 7 of Potcatello, who died last week. Bth of the children had received 'shots of vaccine prepared ' by 'the Cutter laboratories of Berkeley, Calif., Practically all of the 35 polio-stricken children were among 500,000 inoculated with Cutter vaccine and a temporary ban BAO DAI BOOTED — Absentee Emperor Bao Dal, In residence on the Riviera, has been deposed as chief of state of South Viet Nam by "a general assembly of 'the democratic revolutionary forces of the nation," which favors Pre- rneir Ngo Dinh Diem. — NEA Telephoto. ITALY'S PRESIDENT—Giovanni Gronchl, 67, left-wing Christian Democrat Is ,ltaly's new president, succeeding Lulgl Einaudl, 81, by a 588-70 landslide. His election Is believed by political observers to peril Prime Minister Mario Scelba's Center party reign. — NEA Telephoto TOP MAN—Communist Party Chief Nlkita Krushchev's leads the order of precedence In portraits on Lenin Library Building for May Day Celebrations in Moscow, according to a dispatch from the U.S.S.R. Next in order: Premier Bulganin, President Voroshilox and Foreign Minister Molotov. — NEA Telephoto . Star Arkansas — Parti? afternoon, tonight, TUeSdiy/ ly scattered thunderstorm* hdrth* west tonight and Tuesday^ much change la ,temptratUf«< Jon* V^V*! E&faerimeht Static* fepoft K 24-hours ending at 8 *, fit. Ma day, High 88, Low 65, LOOKING FINE — Mamie Elsenhower displays her traditional, cheerful smile as she • 'poses for her first photograph 'since recovering from a respiratory ailment. Jhe First Lady spent her recent convalescence at the Eisenhowers' new farm •home at Gettysburg, Pa.-/NEA Yelephoto ; s been oducl. imposed on the lab's >ed Bank Official One of TwoKilled MvmpsvrLL/E, m., (UP) — kidnaped bank official and one his abductors were' killed today when a captured getaway car crashed in an attempt to escape a posse. The early morning melodrama • began when two gunmen, planning to rob the Kampsville bank, forced their way into the home of Cashier i Harry Waldheuser, 63. A neighbor saw lights go off in jjfae home -and, when she investigated spotted a strange man in the doorway of the Waldheuser ' home. She gave the alarm and 30 Kampsville residents and police- Junior Students to Honor Mothers in Program May 4 On Wednesday, May 4, tha Junior High School-will honor its mothers with a play entitled "Greai American Mothers." Pictures of great American mothers will be made by students as follows: The Pilgrim Mother - Billie -Sue Brown; Mary Ball Washington Patricia Holt Nancy Hanks Lincoln Judy Weaver; ,The Pioneer Mother - Betty Williams; Sakajawea The Bird Woman -Mary Gilbert To day's Mother - Sandra Burke. Judy Griffin will-be .the reader for the program. Appropriate songs for Mother's Day will be sung by. the x Junior High School Glee Club under' the, direction of Mrs. B. C. Hyatt, with a solo being sung by Darlene Roberts and a I duet by Patsy Yartoerry and Valdene Tonnemaker. Interested parents and patrons are cordially invited. 3-Hour Trips to Paris, Buses by Helicopter, No Dishwashing Is Predicted in Just 20 Years Churches Plan Fellowship Day Friday, May 6 A May Fellowship Day of res- Atomic Test Is Delayed 7th Time LAS VEGAS; Nev. (UP) — "Operation Cue," the nuclear detonation designed to demonstrate defenses of American cities against atomic attack, was postponed for the seventh straight time today by unfavorable weather 'conditions. Hopes of setting the 40 kiloton device off in its tower a few ; blocks * • north "usfs...sur- vival town oh Yucca 'Fla't today were dashed last night when meteorologists found conditions were "not acceptable," presumably because of verse wind and clouds. ad- men surrounded the house where ponsible Christian Families will be Waldheuser, arid his wife were held held here Friday, May 6, at the captive. .: | First Christian Church with four The gunmen demanded a geta- local churches participating the " "" ..... ~ way car, threatening to kill couple, Whqn the car 'was ., vidcd, .the gunmen forced Wald Wpjteuser and his wife into it. They sped down the highway, salads, Episcopalians dessert, Chri- pursued by a posse of police and stians meat and Presbyterians ve- citizens, until the captured car setables. over on captured a curve. is being undertaken police said two bullets j n connection with the annual ob. tipped State _ __ 4 _ _ t ^ were found in Waldheuser's body, Iservance~o7"May'VelTowship"Day' indicating he might have been sponsored by the United Ph,,rr-h Women. To Air Acts on Cease Fire Conference WASHINGTON (/P) — The White House announced today that Adm. Arthur W. Radford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will report to President Eisenhower tomorrow on his trip to Formosa. Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said he did not know whether Radford would be joined at the White House conference by Walter at"l2T3"6p7m."MerhVdists"wmVrTnff! Robertson ' assistant secretary of • • — • - state for Far Eastern affairs. Kadford and Robertson returned over the weekend from Formosa where they conferred with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and other officials of the Chinese Na- the Methodist, Episcopalians, pro- ian and Presbyterian. Christ- A pot-luck luncheon will be held getables. ' The study 'killed before the crash occurred, Also killed was Thomas Underwood, 111. 44, of Washington Park >/ Court Closes in Tribute to Mr. Smith LITTLE ROCK (/P) — The Arkansas Supreme Court convened !pr less than a minute today and en adjourned until next Monday out of respect for Chief Justice Griffin Smith who died Friday. The court announced no de.ci- . sions and took no cases under submission as it customarily does each Monday morning. The six . black-robed associate justices filed into the court room and had the bailiff open court as usual. . ' . Then Justice J. S. Holt, the sen- i,f>or member since death of Smith, announced the adjournment for a week. . ... • ' The brief session was considered necessary' since the court — in keeping with its customary pro- cebure — had adjourned last Monday until today. At the time of the curtailed ses- How can I give my children faith in God, How can I teach them constructive attitudes and moral values and How can I help them become good neighbors and responsi ble citizens? These questions will be studied not only at the local conference but at meetings throughout the World. ..... ' . . . bU U1C11U \JL VIV11LJ tionahst government on a variety tions or funiture . By ;ED CREAGH WASHINGTON Wl — Twenty years from now, one forecaster says, you'll-zip'-from, Washington to Paris in less .than three hours. For shorter'hops you'll board , ; a 30-passenger helicopter bus that will whisk you around the.country-, side at three miles a minute. - t Your family car will be •'nuclear powered, of course. It . will equipped with electronic, device that will "see" traffic '.condition far ahead—to say ribthing ',;bf a automatic "brain" that will pa'^c the car for you. .! And— 'housewives and husband attention—you won't wash a disi or a diaper. Ultrasonic waves wil do your cleaning instantly.' A.twis of a-dial and clothes will mov into an automatic ironer wherf they'll be ironed with just the right amount of pressure. The lazy person's dream.of the future was presented — not as a dream but as a scientific and, in dustrial probability—today to' the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, open Ing its annual meeting. Arch N. Booth, the Chamber's executive vice president, presented this businessmen's view of the. fu ture on the basis of forecasts by trade associations. This. ,vision ol 1975 he pictures as an era of glistening steel buildings, of space stations hurtling outward into the universe, and of comfort all bul unimaginable in the American home. "Enter a darkened room, wave the hand before a light control panel and the room will suddenly be filled with light," Booth said. "Another wave of the hand and fluorescent tubes will emit colors to blend or contrast with decora- of subjects. A top matter pre sumably was the current talk of a Formosa cease-fire. The leisurely plans for their report to Eisenhower tended to elim- or ugrency about In fact, Radford reached the Unit- inate any air their findings. and Robertson ed States in time for a weekend report but went to Richmond, Va., for a stop at Robertson's home Father of Hope Woman Succumbs A. J. Debord, 82, of Morton, Texas died Tuesday, April 26 in Mor- tpn, He is survived by his wife, and six children including a daughter, Mrs. James Walters of Hope. Funeral; services were held Wed- C ea's"e"fire "V"the "FormoTa^ Strait nesday at 3 p. m. in the Methodist despite the opposition of some sen- f'mil'nh In TWr»«+rt« _i r * before coming on to last night. 'Peiping radio early today dropped mention of the cease-fire idea and spoke belligerently ol 'U. S. imperialism" it said is preparing "to unleash a new war." Eisenhower was described by a lighly placed administration official yesterday as being de ermined to pursue his quest for a "Automatic eyes will: close win dows and doors as the weather changes — and control home temperatures the same way," Food shopping? Inside the store, where some 10,000 items will be available, prepackaged foods will become even more convenient. Some will be equipped with chemical heating or cooling units that will enable the Washington housewife to cook or cool them instantly right in the package." Bands to Take Part in Music Festival May 16 , Hope Junior and Senior High School Bands will participate in the city wide music festival, "Ameri!ca the Beautiful," to be held May ,16 in Hammons stadium. Th'e Junior High band will open the festival with a medley of tunes, consisting of "Dixie," and /'America the Beautiful." Later in the program the Senior High band will present "Mardi Gras" from the "Mississippi" suite by Ferde Grofe, and in the grand finale. U. S. Investment Abroad Asked by Eisenhower WASHINGTON I/P) President Thr«« Cars to One Family Predicted By STERLING F. GREEN WASHING-TON MV- An automobile, executive predicted today that by 1&75 a large part of If. S. families "may be using three or more cars." ; "The one-car family could be in the minority," said Lester L. Colbert, president of Chrysler Corp. Eisenhower today asked Coneress He Addressed 3,500 businessmen at A-. . .* . . ** tUn MMHtml w.«H4lb*.v ~.t it» _ TT O to approve this country's partici pation in a new international fi- the annual meeting of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. U.S.-Sui Viet Nam Hits Anew at R By JOHN RODERICK Reassured of South American support! Dlnh Diem Struct nance corporation "as part of our Later today President Elsenhow-jPremier Ngo , effort to increase the flow of U.S. | er was scheduled to extend brief anew today at the shrinking, p private investment funds abroad." greetings. Ivate army of r his foes ,at"J hon In a special message, the Pros- Colbert sald industry will be and at Chief of-State Bab'^Da State Police Investigate Two Accidents Two weekend accidents resulted in heavy property damage but no injuries, according to investigating State Policemen Guy Joseph Downing and R. H. Tong, Saturday afternoon an auto driven by Clyde May, Patmos Route One, and a truck driven toy T. J. Chambers of Jacksonville, Ark., collided on Highway 29, south about nine miles. Officers said Chambers was attempting to pass May when an 'approaching vehicle forced him to. cut in too quickly, the truck striking the May auto. Chambers vas charged with improper pass- 'ng, officers said. About 9:45 last night two miles west of Prescott on Highway 67 an auto- driven by Kenneth McKinnon of Prescott Route two pulled ontn he Highway from tourist courts and right in front of another auto driven b yJack Moseley of Texar- •tana.'Heavy property damage resulted, but nobody was injured. dent said approval of U.S. mem- Jership would provide payment of 'he U.S. subscription of $35,168,000 o the 100 million dollar, capital stock of the proposed corporation, ns set forth in the federal budget 'or the year starting July 1. The new corporation would be an affiliate of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As such, Eisenhower said, it will erve "as an international agency which will provide, in association with local and foreign private investors, risk capital, for financing the establishment, improvement, and expansion of pro- iuctive private enterprises in mem ser countries when other, sources of funds are not available on reasonable terms." The President added that "this type of risk or venture capital is most urgently needed." In urging approval of U.S. membership in the new corporation, Eisenhower said the agency will be "an important part of our foreign economic 'program which will foster more rapid advance by free people everywhere as they strive to improve their material well being." Defense Group Told Ike Had A lews By RUSSELL BRINES WASHINGTON —Two , top defense officials have told Congress that Army views were "fully con-, sidered" and rejected before Pres-1 hard pressed to supply its growing market in the next 20 years, He predicted that automation — Ihe trend to automaic factories- will be a "timely blessing" In the two decades ahead, rather than a potential source of unemployment. Open Parley By RICHARD O'REAGAN VIENNA, .Austria (M—Big Four talks which may bring freedom to occupied Austria and big changes in .Europe opened .in Vienna this morning amid an air of optimism The ambassadors of the Unitec States, Britain, France and Furria began conferences in an effort to reach' final agreement on ' Austria's ' long-delayed independence treaty: ; Arriving for the first session U. S. Ambassador Llewellyn E. Thompson Jr. told newsmen: "I expect the conference to be a short one and a successful one. We have much work to, do, bul with good will on all sides, this can be accomplished • in S a very short time. , • V "If the cbffifer'ence' develops I hope it will, we should be -able to arrange a' • meeting of the Big (Four foreign ministers in Vienna at a very early date:" who is watching ,the Vietname»-< turmoil from the French Riviera. Four battalions At National'army troops stormed'over three leading to areas of the suburb of Cho Lon where two bit talions of the Bien Xuyen held'Oltt " an additional 75,000 men from the Army. Secretary of Defense Wilson and Radford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said they did not believe the added would encourage stronger moves or would de- Church in Morton. ators. sion, Lee Seamster of Fayetteville, Many Thousands of Americans Each Week Try to Get Rich by Winning a National Contest Scholarship Winners Are Announced Cfean-Up Starts Today in This Area Monday marks the start of the lean-up, paint-up and fix-up cam- >aign in this area, a community- wide undertaking to make Hope a more healthful and attractive place war. IB outcome of a .Korean-type two officials testified before a closed session of a House Appropriations subcommittee in early February. Their testimony made public today. They appeared a few days before Gen. Matthew B.' Ridgway, Army chief of staff, said he had no chance to protest the new cutback to the National Security Council the nation's top planning board. Pressure From GOP to OustKnowland ..•,'• '••••<•' \ •. '3' y •'.-,WASHINGTON, (UP^Evidence from the right, left and center o tn e Republican minority in th Senate indicated today there is n in civil warfare that week. The government was to mop up those men permit five battalions which th* deserted fhe Blnh Xuyen, , mercial society which 1 seeks to,b Diem, to switch to the arm; side. '* - > '?,•.'<? A mortar barrage that.shook I city heralded the attack after hours of relative quiet. The governme nt troops ,qule$ captured the old headquarters," the Blen Xuyen commander, Q Le Van Vien. Then, they 5 mo'. south westward to the Nhi'-Ttili Duong Bridge; two miles' awi where a bitter battle was Joint Diem beat down . an .attemp' coup at the weekend and lau a fresh offensive" against Bao,: The premier's office.' — L -~- * a national assembly "' here. Wednesday to depose thejl sentee ex-emperor - who ''tried * successfully to oust"! Diem? week. ' ~« 37Nomedi -— , .'{ :v%< committee of 37,prominent j sans has been, named ".to »ti state's , educational, prob Some of "-*-'*- * •*' will take the .group's-f the White ^uge^ Education 4 later 'this' Lee oil company executive',' state comptroller under > ex Sid McMath; jfaritojtot wwL appointments Saturday l *-«ftete \A/ne>Vi ( nm«»rf' f>hal«.m«*Mf u«**- )h «i~i was give up his job. Knbwlahd last to live. Earlier plans to conduct a con- 'By HAL BOYLE test among homeowners were discarded when the committee learned that it is difficult to get Cervices of carpenters, painters due to storm damage last month. The committee hopes each owner will do his part as far as possible in improving the appearance ol homes and yards. "If all of 'us help Saturday morning the KXAR the whole town will look better. Scholarship Quiz was concluded Let's do it for.pride alone and make with finalists from both Hempstead, Operation Pride a persqnal success and Nevada viaing for the two, | then it Will .'be a community suc- $200.00 scholarships, and four sav- cess," said .Hasltell Jones, chair NOT ANYMORE ST. PAUL, Minn., (UP) —Three- year-old Joe Sommers promised "not to touch daddy's car any more," Joe's brother and. sister, aged 8 and 6, were playing in the auto's rear seat when Joe climbed into the driver's seat and released the emergency brake. As the car rolled towards the edge of a 150-foot cliff overhanging the Mississippi river his brother and sister jumped, out. The car landed in the river Joe was found scratched and bruised on a ledge eight feet below the lip of the cliff. week set of speculation that he might qui when he vigorously criticized Mr Eisenhower's announced willing rtess to negotiate with the Chinese Reds on the tense Formosa strait issue with the Chinese Nation allsts participating" in the talks He told newsmen Saturday, how ever, that he had "no present in tention" 'to resign. He then set off.for the Midwes_ where he repeated his objections to bilateral negotiations in speech es yesterday at Berlington, Wls., and Chicago; A sampling of opinion among Senate Republicans showed ample evidence that staunch administra* tion backers are unhappy aboui Knowland's outspoken criticisrn of the President's course. But there was no evidence of any serious demand for him to retire. Masons to Confer Degree Tuesday Source of the Rio Grande river is Whitfield Masonic Lodge will con- in a group of springs in the San fer a Fellowcraft Degree Tuesday Juan mountains of southern Color- night, May 3; at 7:30. AU Masons ings bonds. The 1 winners from Hempstead County were: First place, and $200.00 scholarship. . , Charles Jones of Guernsey Second, Marjorie Cannon of Sara- is -crazy, . ,*Jf h and men nosed peanuts up'toga, Third, Louise Fagen of Hope. Mi-America today Pike's Peak .for pure glory? Not;The Second and third place win"« 01 ! e- uc °»tests^ now have toners each receive $25.00 savings 1 ' ' bonds. For every person trying to get pay off in hard cash. . rich quick by buying wildcat oill The Horatio Algcr hero of yes- or uranium stock, there must be terday got ,10,000 —'-=--•• • — by hard work. had not arrived in Little Holt said that Seamster was ex- 82 . Seamster 31, 1956. The Nevada County Scholarship Quiz winners were: f SnTpr™ cXsr" 1 " 8 •|5'' ""*? "^ ™ W ™* ' "^ M™ ou^pKEmmt ^ •frv-rerrth... c J?£ n s n L^ rss &i %? %& sfe^s tests going on all the time, andjof «•="« - ----- •• •-- c Up inna pldce ' La Juan (wdn ' will serve until month. He does it by i a boxtop on which he _ .... , , ,• . - a »e scratching has scribbled in 25 words why ho Dec. f their heads trying to think up big- likes "Blotto, the new wonder-ab- |.ger and better ones. So far neith- sorbent breakfast food. .. The goal no longer is to strive and succeed. Why save up for a *u M • J" stice wiu & e elected at ej- the Statue of Liberty nor he J,vfn ^H WnJ n e ,V2 61 l e - neral elec -| N ew York Yankee baseball club tion and will take office pn an. have been put up as contest trip to Paris when it is so much *' J: -<* .the Arkansas constitutionJg.^ ^ **' bet to " ^$£ $^&*£ nM »* lh days, tune, solving the «QhH CoottouetJ p0 i ,. s,,. mystery. Jones of Laneburg. The management of KXAR and man of the campaign which is sponsored by the Hope Chamber of Commerce. . Let's air work together in Operation Pride. H,C. Bright, 84, Succumbs Monday at Laneburg H. C. Bright, "Uncle Cal", 84, died at 8:30 a, m. today at his home in Laneburg. Survivors include his wife, three ado. lare urged to be present. All Around the Town The Hospital committee „ _„. ........... racuse University's Board of Tru$* listed -in the last '- week's court tees has named Robert E. Werd, news is " ot the one that is a stU" son of Mr. and Mrs. Finley Ward dent_at Ouachita of Hope, as assistant administrator at the Hospital of Good Shepp- , rman', Mn. Edgi F. DJxon 'of Little' R8e£l& 91 chairman. •" \ l "• ^ '4^t"V/t The rnm'mittoo mamt&f^. •'""I The James A. Abraham, superih ent, pf schools aMLonoke;V Sen. Tom ,Allen of Brlnkley; Rep, L, H. Autry of B Frank Bailey ,pf J^ijtle, R w , w member of the State,Board of ucation; Wallace Bailey, supt tendent of schools at T! Russellv; Marvin Bird of Earle,, chai of the State Board pf Educ Virgil Blossom , '-•"-*-'»>-'-- <- schools'at Li'tt'le Bond of Madison; r'MrsT Baine Conway " J, B, ney; Fort Smith 'Soufywe'st A|ner Dr. John T. Caldvye'Jt the University Dolph Camp,- president 1 - pt ern Stat<?*CoUegef IQJaUflJ ter, administrative assistant Gov. Fanbus;, Djp< LeRpyW, tophe, i^ean of Little l ' bar Jupr «•'* oirastaJ State Board; 'Dr. Dr. John mepiber of thq Staite Engel, publisher «f- tfie' Democrat; Aroh ford, i mjssioner pf education r j Don Jone^ Jr t Jonea,' p«b,,,,,,. WsW «W. D. McKay otfl a, a member of Jli" " il!i -'- iugh Pa|terson ( J}i Arkansas Gazette;, Little Rpck, directoj r RetiremenJ !' nd fqrmer s^te'-1 lerd Ward the hospita} stuff in 1054 as an administrative resident, received his A. B. Irom Oklahoma A&M and his master's degree from Yale University A veteran of World War II. ha again entered the service in 1949 an officer in the Medical Corps and served 37 months in Japan a? an executive officer of the medical section ... in 1953 he became a re- sponsors of both county contests'daughters, Mrs. S. A, Moore, of .serve officer and is now adjutant i to extend their congratulations Emmet; Mrs. Ralph Fore of Pres- of the Syracuse 34.3rd General Wos- hese outstanding sturients anrl COtt; and Mrs. D. G. Mann of Lane- nital Unit wish to these outstanding students and co ' t '' and MI-S' D. G. Mann of Lane- hope their prizes will help further burg; two grand-daughters, Mrs. their education. Jewell still, and Mrs. H. E. Patterson of Hope; and three grand-sons, pita! Unit. The mountain laurel is the state Around Town it was learned t« day that Ik« - on May 5, J833. he d les Taylor is helping out during vacations at the Police Station. . , he will handle the radio, telephone and desk. . . j qe Hart, Prescott Junior at Southern State has beep elected president of the student senate. . . . Carolyn Cpffee of Hope was named one of four sophomore class representatives, Six complete teamjTof the,Wttle League, composed of jd ypuths, will be spepial guests pf Kiwanls glub ?t s K-Perk sjcbepji Tuesday noon.. .. K4>arK is next tp Fair park and is the , . . , , president Dewey Baber all IWSJpbVS of the club tq be ' i i',,' i*' ' "•''<•.',' " ^'^\' &i?*t!.jL)x^, St*.3w'rf. '^ K^*L^rt^*j^Vi'j*^l'-^aJ#eir'

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