Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 20, 1968 · Page 10
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 20, 1968
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The tragedy of Man: He starts off with a Country •• and winds up with a Government! Our Daily Bread Hope Printed by Offset cttf it ft$«iff tf w lit t eta* df If iftd I eif f tof will <MUff f jft«ri YOU9-NO. 109-UPafftS Starof Hope, 18M, Press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 1929 mi AWUKSAS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20,1968 Member! Associated Press & Audi! Bumu af Circulation* Av. Net Circulation 6 moa, errilng S<?p<, 30, i&1 -3.21* PUCE m Ata. H. 13th Process Color Production Coming Up for The Star O n Jan, 28, 1967, Hope Star reproduced a process color photograph- "Hog Killing Time in Arkansas"-* one of the relatively few American newspft* pers handling four«color print* Ing. In all of 196? we ran 12 full* color productions, climaxed Nov. 24 by a double feature, the Buf< falo River on the front page and a layout of six pictures on the back page featuring last October's War Eagle Handcraft Pair- the first time that two full* color pages were published in one edition by any Arkansas newspaper. We are now readying our 13lh Color Show production, expecting to make publication this week or next. The subject is six Kodachrome 35mm. shots of the Jumping porpoises at Marineland, Fla., made fay the editor about 10 years ago. The pictures will appear in a six-column layout. Some of The Star's color work has been excellent, and, like all experimental work, there have been some disappointments. In process color printing there is an enormous gap between the original photograph and the published reproduction. Naturally you pick only the very best photographs for a process as tedious and costly as process color printing—but between the original and the published result you may be ambushed by a hundred technical problems. I will say that our readers agree The Star's color work is superior to what you see In the .metropolitan papers coming out of Memphis and Dallas. But there is an explanation: With an 8-page dailv we have a tremendous advantage. We can afford to throw away 8-page papers until we arrive at a good print— t?tit the •'cost wouklbe astronomical .in the"! .case of metropolitan papers running 36 or i 48 pages. So they release editions to their subscribers "as is" '—good, bad, or indifferent. But every newspaper has trouble with process color. We had trouble with our last two productions— "Autumn in Arkansas" Oct. 18, and the two-page "Buffalo-War Eagle" feature Nov. 24. Our color inks behaved strangely on the press, refusing to separate properly, We called in William E. Macurda of Tulsa and Dallas, Eastman Kodak Go's color "troubleshooter." Bill reported that our separation negatives from the Berkey color separator were perfect. This pinned the trouble on the press. It had to be one of two things: Either we needed to install humidity controls in the pressroom, or something was wrong with our process color inks, Since we hadn't needed humidity controls for good production in the past it seemed reasonable to suspect the inks. And there was our trouble, we now believe— once you open a tin of process color ink it begins to deteriorate, The change is scarcely noticeable at first-- until, all of a sudden, its potential is gone, Therefore we are starting our new run, this week or next, with a brand new shipment of color inks, We in the United States like to think we lead the world in all techniques, But the fact is I have just seen two daily papers from Mexico featuring process color printing that is superior to anything among U. S, dailies. They are the Mexico City Heraldo and the Mexico City EJ Sol, both being all-day papers printed by offset. Both run process color every edition. Both use U, S.,built presses and other equipment-" put the operators are expert Mex. |can craftsmen. Mexico City's El So} is one of a. commonly-owned group of pipers. The group's production manager is Rubin Ptas cje & Garza of El Sol de Tampico a.t Tampico, Mexico. He rnyst be an authentic genius. I got this information froipG^T ford Morse of Pallas, Southwest ern manager of Hydrometals, fee., one of our suppliers of plates for the press. Mr. Morse knows the man, having visited hjm in Tampico. Fire Destroys the Hop* Country Club Officials Would Have Public Believe Cong Attacks Good Medicine AP News Digest Country Club Fire loss $125,000 Hope Country Club, just com- leted a •year,ago, burned to the ground yesterday afternoon at a loss of around $125,000 for the building and fixtures alone. There is no way to estimate the losses of individuals who kept their golfing and personal equipment in lockers at the club but it will run Into thousands of dollars. S Cause of the fire could not be determined. Hope Fire Department sent a tanker truck and firemen said the building was com- ipletely engulfed when, they 1 ar;rived;, The > Department sent a second tankeV to the scene, some two miles south of Hope on the Patmos road. All firemen could do was keep the blaze from spreading. The building and everything in it was a total loss. It was partially "covered by insurance. , Also yesterday afternoon fire- day and some committee mem- men were called to Kroger Store bers said they would press for on Second where a motor had gotten too hot. There was nodamage. Campaigns for Congress MARIANNA, Ark. (AP) Mayor Clyde Andrews of Marl- Solid flame engulfs the new Hope Country Club building and the loss is around $125,000. Me Nam a ra to Defend U.S. Action In Gulf of Tonkin Incident By ROBERT GRAY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Quizzing of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara opens a Senate inquiry into the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin incident, which generated a major step-up in U.S. military Involvement In Vietnam. McNamara Is to appear today before a closed session of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The committee staff reportedly i has uncovered evidence that conflicts with official reports of the Tonkin incident; The Senate Appropriations Committee planned meanwhile to discuss North Korea's seizure of the intelligence-gathering ship • Pueblo. Central Intelligence Agency officials were to appear at the closed session to- •Hope Star photo May Ignore LBJ Rights Bill Appeal By JOHN CHADWICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Southern Democrats and conservative Republicans appear certain to Ignore President Johnson's last-minute appeal and defeat a bid to end debate on the administration's civil rights bill. A two-thirds majority of those senators voting is required to put the Senate's debate-closing cloture'rule into effect. Under a cloture petition filed by 29 senators last ..Friday, the vote is set i, tor one hour after the jt|riipf to"day*s session, iican .presidential nomination, \* t . Although conceding their antl- ments by Walt W. Rostow, President Johnson's adviser for national security; and Lt, Gen. Lewis W. Walt, deputy Marine Corps commandant. "To me it seems wholly Irrational, a fantastic analysis of what is happening," Fulbright told newsmen. Sen. James B. Pearson, R- Kan., complained of "optimistic statements in the face of so many contrary facts." In other developments: — Michigan Gov. George Aey, a candidate for* the new details on the case. Chairman J. W. Fulbright, D- Ark., of the Foreign Relations Committee labeled as irrational Monday the Johnson administration's contention that the. South Vietnamese government in i „„„!,„« Me Aomnoicm is stronger as a result of the re- anna will knockoff his campaign . • affaire for Congress in the 1st District cent waves of Vlet Cong attacks here Thursday with a reception and dinner. He referred to weekend state- Johnson Rejects the Advice of Officials in LSD Penalties By JACK MILLER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration sources say that in seeking penalties for possession of the hallucinogenic drug LSD, Congress previously that he did not favor making possession of LSD illegal. Cron said Goddard hasn't changed his mind. President Johnson proposed in his recent crime message to President Johnson rejected the Congress that possession of advice of his top drug official, LSD, which now carries no pen- The sources also said Monday alty, be made a misdemeanor, the administration blocked an An administration source said appearance by Dr. James L. there's "no one in the depart- Goddard, food and drug admin* ment who recommended that," istrator, before a scheduled The source said HEW policy- congressional hearing into bills makers agree that penalties relating to control of LSD and should be severe for manufac» other drugs. ture, sale or distribution of LSD They said it was felt Goddard but that "we shouldn't make shouldn't testify because his criminals out of knuekjeheaded differences with Johnson would kids who try the stuff," be exposed, ^ ^ am °* government sclen« "irs an awkward position, but Msts reported today that a new there hasn't been any muz. study discloses LSD often zllne." said Theodore C, Kron, causes opposite moods to occur assistant FDA commissioner, ^ practically the same time in "The commissioner isn't the * fiven user, kind of guy you can muzzle any. For example, they related, a - ' said the United States apparently is approaching another cycle of escalation in Vietnam, which he called a futile, dangerous policy. — Texas Gov. John B. Connally told newsmen In Atlanta, Ga., that the position of fellow Democrat Robert F. Kennedy on the war poses a "detrimental effect on the whole attitude of people in this country and an even more disastrous effect Insofar as Ho Chi Mlnh and the Communist wo rid are concerned." Connally, a close friend of the President, said the New York senator's opposition to John- See MCNAMARA TO on Page Two Blood Mobile Coming Here February 27 Mrs. Pat McCain, local Red Cross Blood Program Chairman, announced that February 27th is the date for the Red Cross Blood Mobile to be in Hope. This fill buster move appears doomed, supporters of the legislation hoped for a close enough vote to keep It alive. Johnson, In a letter to the bill's floor manager, Sen, Philip A. Hart, D-Mich., said, "The Issue is whether we will continue to move toward equality as a fact, as well as an Ideal, In America." Earlier, however, Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dlrksen— called the "key man" In the cloture bid by his Democratic counterpart—served notice he would vote against choking off the debate. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said that without Dirksen's support, the cloture move had no chance of getting the necessary two- thirds majority, Mansfield said that after the vote there was a good possibility a motion would be made to table and thus kill a pending open-housing amendment. The amendment was offered to a bill that would make It a federal crime to interfere by force or violence with the exercise of such rights as voting and going to school because of a per- race, color, religion or na- By BOB MORTON AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Car- rled to their logical extreme, administration claims that the mass Communist offensive strengthened South Vietnam appear to Indicate the allies would be better off If only the enemy attacked more. Or that Sunday's assaults on the Tan Son Nhut air base and other areas were good mrtll« cine. Or, carried to absurdity, that the South Vietnam army should attack Its own cities and thereby guarantee national unity. Of course, presidential adviser Walt W. Rostow didn't mean to imply any of these things but his latest assessment of the Viet Cong raids on the cities Illustrates how nurd the administration Is trying to put the best face possible on some difficult circumstances In the war zone. Rostow, telling newsmen of the briefing he gave to for mo r President Dwlghl D. Elsenhow- er in California, said of the recent attacks: "We're in the middle of a bat- tie that Is unresolved but from their own documents they failed to achieve their objectives and may have left the South Vietnamese army and government institutions stronger than before the attacks." Rostow suld the enemy actions have driven the South Vietnamese populace "closer to a sense of nationhood than over before." Ellsworth Bunker, U.S. ambassador to Saigon, said much the same thing as Rostow In a television appearance Sunday. Bunker said the South Vietnamese army gained confidence in the Jan. 29 fighting. "I think the people have gained confidence In them," Banker d&taipfed, "There is an Indication, I "Think," that the government has probably a wider support today than It had before the Tet (lunar new year) offensive." Officials in the Pentagon acknowledge that If the Tet attacks proved anything, It is that the Viet Cong still has the capability to launch damaging attacks on certain cities and installations at the time of their choosing. These officials also say, however, the enemy loses In two ways in these operations; — He makes a momentary impact which has propaganda value but no lasting military worth. — He exposes himself to severe casualty losses while at the same time sparing allied forces the time and risk of seeking him out In search-arrl-destroy opera- tlons. This view, of course, carries the implication that more severe fighting of the Tet magnitude would hasten an end to the war, and sonic military officials Indeed believe that. The Pentagon stands by the See OFFf'JiALS Enemy Guns Are Sighted Near Saigon W3y user can feel tense yet calm, or within the Dr» Martin M, Katz, a psy, Goddard was to have been the serious but silly, iead*)ff witness at Monday's same few moments, scheduled hearings by the Sen, ate juvenile delinquency sub. chologist of the National Insti, commmee, The' hearing was tute of Mental Health, and two postponed and no new date was colleagues told of the findings *! et *^ . in a report in the Journal of Ab» The subcommittee chairman, normal Psychology, Sen. Thomas J, Dodd, D^onn,, Rep, William L« Springer of was reported angered by what lUUwis t W*ing Republic^ on sources Tsaid was "g decision by the House Commerce Commit* the D^irtmeot of Health, Edu- tee said meanwhile that the pro, cation and Welfare not to have posal to make possession of LSD Goddard appear, punishable by a rowmun one, HEW officials said their decu year jail sentence is inadequate, sion was in line with the known A Commerce subcommittee wishes of President Johnson, opened hearings Monday on the Goddard has testified before Administration drug control pro, posals, Blood drive will bedirectedprin- t ional or igi n , cipally to the various industries The p ropose( j ban ondiscrlmU in Hope but is open to all per- n ation in tne saie or rentaj O j sons willing to give. housing served to heighten the It will be set up at Standard controversy over the measure Generator Plant Tuesday morn- intended to protect Negroes and ing from 8;00 to 12:00 and all civil rignts workers aga in St ra , persons willing to give blood and cial violence, desiring to (Jo so ta the morning Although it was felt tabling of are requested to go to Standard the open«hous|ng amendment Generator Plant where prompt might increase chances of get» attention will be given. ting cloture on the civil rights Then the Blood Mobile will be protection bill, Dirksen said he set up at Bruner Ivory Handle thought the Senate would refuse Company from 1:00 to 5:00 for to cut off debate on any bill all persons desiring to give blood now. in the afternoon, It is hoped that the two locations and the split hours wjll give everyone in Hope and surrounding areas the opportunity to fit their blood giving in with their schedule. Please give so others may live, Senators fay People Calling LITTLE RCCK (AP) - Sute Sen. W. K. Ingram, 54, of West Memphis said Monday he M been aske4 to run for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor this year by "several people" and that he VTKTWAM of Secretary McNftmSra opens a Senate Inquiry Inlo the Gulf of Tonkin Incident which generated a major step-lip In U«S, military Involvement In Vietnam, U. S. and South vipinamase forces battle to dislodge the Viet Cong from Phfln Thict. The drive against Hue's Citadel continues, "I felt proud," says a Vietnam-bound Marine who was among those given a personal sendoff by President Johnson. POLITICS Democrats backing Sen, Eugene J. McCarthy are trying to deal President Johnson a political defeat on Vice President Humphrey's home ground. Republican governors plan a road show that could provide ft forum for Gov. Nelson A. Rock, efeller If he decides to seek the GOP presidential nomination. WASHINGTON Southern Democrats and conservative Republicans appear certain to iporc President Johnson's la.it-mlmito appeal and defeat a bid to end debate on the civil rights bill. The federal government hope* to lure more foreign tourists to the United States through cut- rate travel prices and free attractions. Administration sources say that In seeking penalties tor possession of LSD, President Johnson Ignored the advice of his top drug official. ;£ NATIONAL A statewide Walkout by public school teachers in Florida keeps more than half a million pupils away from their classes. - The^AmerMMiQ Bw Association endorse* reCornmeftOation* that Judges, lawyers ami .police: restrict Information on criminal cases. INTERNATIONAL Canadian Prime Minister Pearson's Cabinet awaits his return from Jamaica before deciding whether to resign after losing a tax vote in Commons. Rules Both Eligible for School Board MELBOURNE, Ark. (AP) Circuit Judge Harroll Simpson of Pocahontas has ruled that both Ralph Terry and n. Darrell Skldmore are eligible to serve on the Calico Rock School Board. Simpson said the Izard County School board's attempt to remove Terry from the board because he was employed at Jonesboro was "an Illegal attempt to delegate judicial authority to a nonjudicial tody." A suit was filed In Izard County Circuit Court In an attempt to remove Sldroore from the board because he did riot own property In the School District at the time of his election. on Page Two All Around Town From England comes an announcement of the publication of the Coronation Edition of Royal Blue Book, the international register of the leaders of contemporary society, published this year in honor of the Coronation of the Shah of Iran. . . .inclusion reflects a cross-section of leaders of world society and nominations are screened by the Committee on Selection. . .the book lists Dr. and Mrs. Llewellyn Wilburn Williamson, Post Office Box 117, Washington, Ark. Applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Southwest Economic Development District of Arkansas are being accepted. • .applicants should get form 57 from any post office and mail them in by March i to E. L. Whitelaw, Executive Director, SW Economic Development Plst. of Arkansas, P. O. Box 767, Magnolia, Ark.. applicants muse be college graduates, preferably with a degree in economics.. . By The Stir Staff Congressman John Paul Ham- merschrnldt announces that his district assistant, Archie Lantz, will be in Hope Thursday to meet with residents of the area who have problems awl views they wish to make known to the congressman's office, .Lantz will be in the social security room of the post office by 1 Wing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. would announce his decision within 45 days. Ingram has served in the Senate since 1963, Mope Soldier 1$ Awarded Posthumously Two high awards were made posthumously Tuesday to Sgt. Robert L. Muldrew, Hope, who was killed in action in Vietnam on October 31 last year. Accepting the awards at Arkadelphia today was his mother, Mrs. Thelma Williamson, 301 East Compress Si., Hope. The awards included the Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster district takes In the counties of and thf Bronze Star medal. The Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas, presentation was madfe at the Ar- Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, rny Reserve Center in Arkadel- L|tUe River. Miller, Nevada, phia. QuachJia, S^vier and Union. Brenda Williams, daughter of Mr. ml Mrs. Roosevelt Williams of Hope, was one of 15 DaCapo Club riK-mtters presenting a valentine program for the Magnolia Music Club recently, .she is a freshman music major at Southern State, and member of the Da- Capo. Miss Mary Ann Mprris of Garland, Ark., will 5411 February 29 aboard the hospital ship SS Hope for a lO-rnoiith teaching and treatment mission to Ceylon. .Miss Morris, a spfcach aol hearing therapist, received her bachelor's degree at tae Univer- ity of Arkansas and her master's degree from Pyrdu* University. . .she Is the daughter of E. A. Morris of Garland. By GEORGE ESPER Associated PrassWrtter SAIGON (AP> - South Viet, namese military headquarters reported today that aerial observers had sighted several Communist antiaircraft guns menacing » section of Saigon's Tan Son Nhut Air Bflse, South Vietnamese bombers wate senT to destroy them, A Vietnamese spokesman said the pn positions were spotted about 2'/a mile* south of the air; base, one of the busiest in the world, which came under heavy rocket attack Sunday during the communists' "second wave" offensive, Unofficial reports circulated that the Communists were planning another attack tonight on the South Vietnamese capital, a city of nearly 3 million people. The Viet Cong wore reported to have distributed leaflets In several sections of the Gla Dlnh suburbs threatening an attack and urging the people to support them in an uprising* Police and military units already are on a full alert. The "second wave" Communist offensive last weekend has subsided, but there was no assurance It wouldn't heal up again. Intelligence reports reaching the U.S. Mission said that In the Mekgon Delta province of Klen Hoa, the Viet Cong province committee received*' directive from the Communist high command to provide maximum reinforcements to support the Viet Cong In Saigon In the "second wave," • These reports said the offensive was to run from Feb. 18 until the and of the month. Launched 'Feb. 18, U constated mostly of rocket and mortar attacks on Saigon and 46 other clt- j«s, with comparatively tew Y gfound assfluUs. The Klen Hoa Communists reportedly were told that Saigon would be leveled. Intelligence sources sold the Communists have 10,000 to 15,000 men within a dayVmarch of Saigon, Including elements of the 5th and 9th Viet Cong Divisions and the 7th North Vietnamese Division. : Amid anticipation of a new round of attacks, U.S. and South Vietnamese troops battled to drive the Viet Cong from the coastal town of Phan Thiet while other all lad forces Inched forward In the 21st day of.the battle lor Hue. Phan Thiet, 90 miles east ojf Suigon, was seized by the Viet Cong Sunday, but only sporadic sniper fire was reported today after U.S. paratroopers overcame light resistance and retook the hospital where enemy forces had dug in, 20 Witnesses Scheduled by Lincoln Jury STAR CITY, Ark. (AP)-The Lincoln County Grand Jury's investigation of the removal of three human skeletons from Cummins Prison Farm Jan. 29 moves into its sixth day today with 20 murk witnesses scheduled to testify. The grarcl jury heard Us 65*h witness Monday ami subpoenaed nine more persons. An inniite from both Cmn- rnins and Tucker Prison Farm, thref former inmates, Penitentiary &Mrd Chairman John Haley ot Unit Hock and Walter Rfcgabar, a New York Times newsman were among those subpoenaed. Eight inmates, Asst. Prison Supt. Robert Van Winkle, Prison Physician Dr. Edwin Barren Jr. of Little Rock a«i Li. How. an! Chamber of the Criminal Investigation Division of the State Police testified Monday, Car Camaged In Accident Downtown on Elm Street yes* terday an auto driven by Jack Atkins scraped a parked <% owned by Glendoa HtieJkabe'e", There was minor damage to Uxe parked vehicle but heavy to the AtkittS car. Officers said the Atkins vehicle was crowded on the narrow street by a passing truck. No was Wed, said Officer Jx

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