Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 27, 1968 · Page 7
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Road-runner or Chaparral Cock This bird of the Southwest has moved into this area in recent years and is often seen in the Old Proving Grdtind, His food includes snakes, 112* ards and insects* MrE (MR) STMr rflRffl It ifrfff Clifton li Lending Hand to Reagan By CARL P, Associated Press writer WASHINGTON (AP) - the ostensible reason F, Clifton White showed up at last week's Republican National Committee meeting here was to lend call* fornla Gov, Ronald Reagan's help to other GOP governors seeking larger volde in their party's platform deliberations, White, one of the masterminds of Barry Galdwater's 1964 campaign for .the GOP presidential nomination, has re* cently gone to work for the Call* fornia GOP national convention delegation, which Reagan will head as a favorite son, Republican officials from Pennsylvania Insisted that White's visit to their suite was to help Gov, Raymond P, Shafer In his so-far unsuccessful effort to win co*bllling with Senate Republican Leader Everett M, Dirksen on the platform committee. They denied In private discussions that any alliance Is shaping up between the conservative Reagan and Republican moderates, who favor either Michigan Gov. George Romney or New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller for the party's presidential nomination. But such an alliance, aimed at front-running Richard M. Nixon, could make a great deal of sense to both camps. Romney's presidential hopes are tied directly to his uphill effort to defeat Nixon in the New Hampshire and Wisconsin presidential primaries. As for Rockefeller and Reagan, who have said they are not candidates but whose supporters keep pushing them, their chances depend largely on whether Nixon falters enough during the primary season to turn the GOP convention Into an open battle. Republican . congressional leaders, such as Wisconsin's Melvin R. Laird, who feel Rockefeller would be a stronger candidate than Nixon, think the former vice president will be the nominee if he sweeps primaries British Sure to Approve Asian Ban By RONALD THOMSON Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) - Many members of Britain's House of Commons were troubled today as they gathered for the key vote on the Labor government's bill to stem the flood of Asians fleeing to Britain from Kenya. But despite the politicians' pangs, approval of the bill appeared certain. The government got an assist from the leaders of the Conservative opposition, who decided to support the immigration bill. However, they did not make this mandatory on members of their party. Many legislators confessed to feelings of guilt about slamming the door on Asians who chose British citizenship when the East African territories where they live became independent. The bill enables the government to limit to 1,500 a year Immigration of British citizens who were not born in Britain and whose parents were not born here, Hundreds of Asian residents of Kenya, denied work jwd business permits by Ken« "ya's program to Africanize Us economy, are arriving dally to beat the new British restric« (loos which are expected to be* come law by Thursday, The Times of London said the bill "deprives British citizens of their rights in a way which would clearly, In the United States, ipe unconstitutional and in Britain is unprecedented, "It is also 8 clear and definite preach of the word and honor of the British government!, .prob. ably tt)9 roost shameful megs, tire that Labor members have ever been asked,, ,to support," BQWever, the conservative DiUMfMl said Britain Is aj, ready overcrowded, "White natives see ttelrqwll* ty of We deciding and blame fee Immigrants," the Mall said, "Those comfcrtgbje liberals who liye mljes, iwiy from the probjem shpuM re member tt&t fee terrifying riots (a the yniu fd SJafes spring from bitterness between poor &IAS*§ i»4 poor VftWes,** four arofiftd,miAls |aye &eea Jnjtrodj&ed seeking rejection of toe bill ajey toe debate on Us sjspjjd. readjng tojfghj* PsJeSi was ejected for §|| §J ttxera, Tfaj bJlj must ciear (Jje second ffijif vote tofljg&j:. a routlae House of Lords, then be given the royal assent. _ There was speculation that » i i*f ( *« .*»'Mrt .* '-"i*-»1 ,'(!<• I **.Mt •JJ'i*' Conservative Party leader Edward Heath might Introduce an amendment to grant would be own for another clearance, which meant another long wait. As a result, airline officials reported extra flights scheduled for the exodus were not yet fully booked. Self Defense Ruled in Shooting TRUMANN, Ark. (AP) - A coroner's jury has ruled that Trumann Police Chief Marvin Cook fired in self defense Monday when he killed one of two escapees from the Poinsett County Jail at Harrisburg. The victim of the shooting was Identified as Hamlet A. Hayley, 34, of Wichita, Kan., and Forrest City. Hayley and Larry Hutcherson, 22, of Trumann, escaped after they overpowered a jail employe at knife- point Monday morning, Hutcherson surrendered shortly after Hayley was shot during a 10-to-l5 minute gunbattle with about 20 law enforcement officers. The pair fired at officers when they w.-re trapped in a field about six miles southwest of Trumann, Lt, Wayland Speer said the pair fled In the patrol car of Chief Deputy Sheriff Johnny Henderson after making their break from the jail, A sawed* off shotgun and a ,357 magnum pistol were in thi car, Hutcherson was being held for burglary and grand larceny, as< sauit with intent to kill and rgb* bflry, Hayiey was being he!4 on charges of burglary and grand larceny, Child Perishes in House fire CONW4Y, Ark. (AP) ence Piggee, §, son of Afee Piggee, died today to a pre» dawn fjre that destroyed a small frame house a&>«t fpu,r miles west of here. Authorities sa|d the chip's mother |i>j twin brother, L^n- son, aj|1 graiflfatbur. J^pne* Piggee, 70, were treated at a hospital here for iQjqries &.$ dismissed. Officers said U persons lived in th,e house, including fiye Piggee chJJWren- of the fire ras npt (Je- Compromise Rights Terms Under Wraps By JOHN CHADWICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Bipartisan sponsors of civil-rights legislation are keeping under Wraps how far they may go to meet the compromise terms of Senate Republican Leader Everett M.Dlrkseri. The Illinois senator said votes taken so far indicate a general desire for a bill—designed to protect Negroes and civil rights workers from violence—and he is inclined to believe a compromise can be worked out. His bargaining position was strengthened when a second move to cut off debate and bring the legislation to a vote fell short Monday of the necessary two-thlrds majority. The vote was 56-36 in favor of limiting further discussion, But senators pushing for a civil-rights protection bill and an open-housing amendment were able to cite the vote as additional evidence of majority support. It came on top of a 55-37 vote a week ago for cutting off the debate and a 58-34 vote against killing the proposed ban on discrimination In the sale or rental of about 97 per cent of U,S, housing, Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said he was willing to let the 6'week-old debate run on a few more days while compro* m(se efforts continue, Sen. Jacob K, Javits, R'N.Y,, said that on behalf of Sen. Philip A, Hart, P>Mjch, ( the bill's floor manager, he has submit' ted proposed modifications to Pirfcsen. • Without disclosing the pro' posed changes, Javits said he was satisfied they were rece}Y' Ing Pirksen's "sympathetic con-> sideration." But Javits and Hart said they thought it might take two or three days to work out a compromise which Pirksen might support. Although. Pirksen previously has opposed, federal ope^hous- ing legislation, he told reporters that a measure in this field be made satisfactory to will vote next time to'cut off ,'i .debate. ' : ; :v,V.;..:-;'!'.,"., '''*[ * The vote Monday was"6 H sllijr t of ,'th'e required 'two-'thlrtis'' majority. Voting for closure were 37 Democrats and .1,9 Repugll- cans. Against. were 19 Democrats and 17 Republicans. ;The only senator who switched his position from the vote a week before.was Norris .Cotton, R-N.H.; He voted for pending, the debate this time. ThlP House meanwhile passed, 307 to^5, a bill Intended to ban discrimination In the selection of federal jurors. Even If the Senate should approve a debate cut-off on a third attempt, more than a score of amendments in addition to the open-housing amendment can be called up for action. Among these are several antlriot proposals. And even more amendments are being offered. One newly submitted by Sen. Jack Miller, R.Iowa, would require civil-rights workers to be certified by the federal Civil Rights Commission to be protected under the bill. The Negro Community By Ester Hicks Phone PR7-4678 or 4474 THOUGHT FOR THE DAY *God creates out of nothing. Therefore until a man is nothing. God can make nothing out of him, Selected, CALENDAR. OF EVENTS Th§ Usher Surd of 3.i?te Memorial C,M,E, church, in so. operation with Mr, ana Mrs, Atris Perry, win sponsor a spec, ill service Sunday March 3rd, at3;09p,m, ' Key, G, H, Jones, Pastor of the First Baptist Chu.reh pf ojaonj. Arkansas, and his choir wui be pjests, Bey, Jpnes w|H preach, Rey, S, B, TPUette, prefer. AM Qpl«JG " ' Mrs, Nevada WUUajp§eahloyB of LOS Angeles, California is vis- Uing her parents, Mr, and Mrs, M5Fad4eij pf 3i§ North He didn't say, however, wljat it would tajfee to satisfy him. Seulhern opponents of thj legislation, left out of the compromise negotiations, yowe4 to fight on ajajnst its passage. Pyt Pirksen said If % satisfactory compromise is worM fi»J*. bs 9PJ7UARY Mr* Kteg §, gneathiro of Mc» Nab, Arkansas passed aviy at h|s home February |6 t J968, Funeral grrasgemenjs are t complete and, wift bs anA9u by Hlcljs Fujjeraj Home, M Hat Hampshire, Wisconsin, Nebraska tftd Of«f>n, fitrtS tf ira dbf ?&&' ilki^ '•fes-itrtffeti^iM'AA out u nre Slips Ine wnyenlion wold become a wi(!*-op^n tf« latf, <Hifc a* many as iS:GOf Ai£ffeuL*k»iii^K0£& MM&kittit&t9itm tejfca£ &.§ fftVorile'eDfi CsJltUuHiGSf nrOSt 01 them jfovernors, tinifnlfif an inereasing lfftf»ftiflfciiftercH* feller as *eli *s R«»|*fi is scheduled to be fiW8f«f»*sn candidate* In such t situation, supporters of both Rockefeller tan ftiifUt have reason b fhlnk their man could emerge as the ndminli, Reagan will start with a nu* cleus of California plus a Urgi bloc 6f fcuthern state's whlcft will support Nixon at the start but consider Reagan a stronger candidate la a thr«e*cornered race with. President Johnson and former ' Alabama GOV, George C, Wallace. Reagan supporters are also hoping many of the 1964 convex tlon delegates, who gave Gold* water the nomination on the first bailol, will be at Miami Beach eager to support the most conservative possibility. > Rockefeller has strong support among GOP governors, who will play a strong role in the selection of delegates from their states, < ;/...' One party source estimated . recently that at least 10 gover- ttors favor Rockefeller, to 4 i6r Nixon and S-Rockefeller himself and Rhode Island Gov. Hohn .M* Chaffer-for Romriey. Most of the other 10 governors are moderates who might favor a Rockefeller candidacy. Supporters of both Rockefeller and Reagan, who expect Nixon to win the early primaries, are looking toward Oregon as the best hope of stopping Nixon. Reagan already has the makings of a statewide organization there, and Rockefeller retains a strong nucleus of elected GOP officials from his 1964 primary victory there. She Nad to Borrow Clothes ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Deborah Dene Barnes received a wardrobe, worth thousands of dollars when she was .chosen Miss America of 1968; but|she appeared in borrowed clothes Monday to open the Central Florida Fair. Miss Barnes'lug- gage went astray in airline shipping channels. fs Over Fttrwrr 27 JIM said he •**& 9* By JACK BELL '" ""fiss Writer (AP)min Richard 6, Russell of the Senile Afffied serticei Commit* let expresses uneasiness about (he U.S, military position at Khe sanh where entrenched Marines face a potential massive Com* fntinist offensive* "1 am afraid this position may be difficult to defend, 1 ' stld the Georgia Democrat, "I hope we will be able to reinforce our troops the re sufficiently," Russell, predicting more U.S. troops will be sent to Vietnam, indicated in att interview he also expects a call*up of ground re* servlsts to fill gaps in American tome forces depleted by Viet* nam manpower needs. He declined to speculate on how many more troops might be sent to Vietnam, Russell and Senate Democrat* 1C Leader Mike Mansfield agreed the pacification program In Vietnam had been all but wrecked when protective troops had to be withdrawn from villages and hamlets to defend the cities against the recent Viet Cong raids. Mansfield said in a separate interview it is essential the program be revived, calling it the best hope for eventual stabilization of south Vietnam* Russell said he is suggesting that the Senate preparedness subcommittee call Chairman Earle G. Wheeler of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to testify on likely Increases In U.S. troop commitments In Vietnam. Wheeler, en route home from Vietnam, said In Honolulu that U.S. forces were not surprised when the Viet Cong launched the raids. "Contrary to some allegations, they— U.S. forces- were not taken by surprise by the enemy's Tet offensive," Wheeler told newsmen. "Rather, they were alert to the Impending attack, and Gen. William Westmoreland employed his troops in a timely and decisive manner to aid the South Vietnamese forces and to inflict major losses on the attacking units." Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-SJ)., which M t* i mow Affibtssadbf nrnr to t flari oft a* e&nditfoflef tfte pacification" tfoffifflf mer, tti eharge ^ftftf is rettifftiag Wheeler to report to Johnson* They are d<r« to wish- wgton Wednesday, Wheels is wiflgtol f»»« frofu Vietnam recommendations for troop increases that s«u Stephen M. Young, DOhto. i *war arid* Mid tt i &«ff may total 128,066 addl« Chairman J, W. rtilbright, D* Ark,, of the senate Foreign R* laiions GdfBffilttee told his col* leagues Monday that if more men are to be sent to Vietnam, Congress should to consulted in advance of any decision to esca« late the war, "In view of the disastrous situation in which we find our* selves, Congress should be Informed of the plans before decision are made," he said* Mansfield said Johnson stands ready to talk to Foreign Relations Committee memberj about Vietnam actions, The Democratic leader said no date for such a conference had been set, Mansfield again proposed In a Senate speech a trial halt In U.S. bombing of North Vietnam. But the Democrat who ranks second to Mansfield, Assistant Democratic Leader Russell B. Long, D-La., ;sald any pause would be "a bad mistake." Long said the American people "are getting disgusted with this talk of a pause, of pulling your punches when the enemy Is slugging you." •» Beer Permit Fees Raised LITTLE ROCK (AP)- Harrel Hughes, director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, raised the beer permit fees of the caterers to the Oaklawn Jockey Club Monday from $130 for 10 permits to $405. Hughes also said that Ben Koppel, president of the Turf Catering Corp. of Chicago, was not a resident of Arkansas and canceled the beer permits of the firm. Hughes, however, waived the rules and allowed the corporation to reflle for the permits In the name of Leon Hugh Werebauch of Hot Snrines. Cougar ' A^^Fji ji_^ the measure o Feel for The Pepiagpa in Wishington. p. p., foyer§ THE TRADING POST IOS.lli.JIS I, Third Si,

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