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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 2

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Obftuarl** Mrs, Pearl Brown died Feb. 28 at Mabel, Okla t ,Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Eddie Mae Galloway; a son Lefoy Brown of {•Hfltel; a brother, Elijah Morris •; of Hope and two nieces, Mrs. E. 1 N, Glover and Lee Ann Taylor, t both of Hope. . Services will be Sunday at 2 . p.m. at Metropolitan CME . Church In fekbei. I , JAMES L. LUCAS , James L, Lucas, 80 died Wed- j hesday at Magnolia. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna Norton Lucas and one sister. Services gWill be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the . Magnolia Episcopal Church. Bur- .,lal will be at Morrlllon. W. 0. JOHNSON •• W. 0. Johnson, 76, died Wed- Mnesday at Benton Harbor, Michi- I gan. Surviving are his wife, a i'soh, Arvelj three daughters, 0 Mrs. Dora Green, Mrs. Willeane <* Martin and Mrs. Helen Ander- son all of Benton Harbor; a 1 granddaughter, Mrs. Homer ; StUckey of Hope and a sister- in-law, Mrs. Clyde Winemlller ,Jof Hope. •.' Services will be Saturday at •'< Heber Springs, Ark. by Dimit stead Funeral Home. b . BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) - i-'juanlta Hall, 66, Broadway ac„ tress and singer best known for y her role as Bloody Mary in the I, stage and movie versions of „;''South Pacific," died Wednesday night. Her career began in u her teens when she appeared in .j"Lew Leflie's Blackbirds" ,on • Broadway. I BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP) •i Edward C. Davis, 81, retired ,) vice president and business ') manager of the Enterprise Co,, publishers of the Beaumont Enterprise and Journal, died . Wednesday after a long illness, j Davis was a former president of the Texas Daily Newspaper As, so elation. r- ' • • ' | University I Students in \ Rome Riot ] , , By JAMES M. LONG i )• ROME (AP) - Central Rome vwas paralyzed today by rioting university students who clashed with thousands of helmeled po- ,lice swinging clubs and^firing * tear ga jured, including at least 60 police. More than 100 rioterswere taken into custody. Downtown bus and taxi service halted. Shopkeepers shuttered their stores. Passers-by and lower grade school children fled to shelter in terror as the disorders spread. Students screaming, "Revolu- tionl Revolution!" bombarded police with paving stones ripped up from the. streets. They overturned and- set fire to police cars and buses, Ambulances with sirens screaming Braced through the streets. ; —^ It was the most violent clash in the city since stud ents began occupying university buildings three weeks ago in a campaign for more say in school administration and more modern teaching methods. , .: t We Set Up New Bookkeeping Systems; BLOCK BOOKKEEPING SERVICE HtB BLOCK LOCATION Soys Paftill's Opinion Not Vtry Cltor LITTLE ROCK (AP) » An aide to Gov, Winthrop Roeke* feller complained Thursday that an attorney general's opinion failed to clarify what constitutes the sale of mixed drinks in prl* vate clubs, bridging *n angry retort from Atty, Gen, Joe Pur* celh • "If Gov, Rockefeller is sin* cere in wanting to exercise his responsibility,* and If he does have doubt as to what those are, we'll be happy to detail all his responsibilities," Purcell said, ' He said if the Rockefeller administration were interested In enforcing the laws," It would seem to me it's about time to get down to the business of doing that." Marlon Burton, Rockefeller's executive secretary, complained that Purcell's opinion had not clarified the legal status of "selling" or "dispensing" mixed drinks in private clubs* Purcell said, however, his opinion was definite in stating that the Alcoholic Beverage Contraol Board was responsible for enforcing liquor and beer laws. And the attorney general said the law does not permit the sale of mixed drinks. Purcell's opinion, which went to ABC Director Harrel D. Hughes, said the the laws and regulations of the ABC apply to private clubs. Burton said a Supreme Court decision may be required to resolve the issue. He contends the matter revolves around the word sale In Purcell's opinion that "if the dispensing of beer Is in legal effect a sale, then a permit would be necessary." Burton said the opinion may ; create enough Interest to require some legislation to correct the questions on the issue. Raids on three clubs In Hot Springs earlier In the week resulted In the confiscation of liquor ind the turmoil. The research into the questions also resulted In the discovery of a 1947 ,"BHnd Tiger Law" that has not been repealed. The."Blind Tiger Law" says, in part, that "any person owning, using or controlling any house or' tenament of any kind, who shall sell or give away... any alcohol... shall be deemed a misdemeanor."-, ejSge we dpn't •;• any* law- In Arkansas that 'permits i' the sale of mixed drinks," Purcell said. Cheney Gets U.S. Housing Position LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Former state .Revenue Commissioner J. Orville Cheney, 62, was appointed Thursday as director of the .Little Rock insuring office of v the Federal Housing Ad; ministration. -Cheney was appointed by .Phillip Brownstein, national FHA;commissioner. He is expected to take the oath of office March l£, ' : ' VSens,- J. William ' Fulbrlght arid; ! John L; McClellan, both Arkansas Democrats, recommended Cheney for the job, which- pays' about $16,000 a year,,; '•..•"••' Cheney will be responsible for FHA mortgage and loan in- rice, operations in Arkansas County, Tex, Don't make a SLIP-UP on your O»IN TONIGHT INCOME TAX (fi tfliy te wokt mil' tgktt en yowr tes r*' tvrni ttptciglly thit BOTH Xi*r, . , end mittekt* FKDKRAL con cost vou I9ion0v » MPwwww Why tefct tht riifc whtn AH0 iff M teiy te »** HQCK end b» SUli yevr rtturn if fTATi 11*11 »^ Amtfif i'l Ufftft Ti« §trvlf» with Over 107 fetitli llw ftrt*t em sat. 4 Sun. 9:AM ^ 5:PM WHITES GET (from page one) hide it from many white eyes. the simple act of moving to what a family may consider a belter hoftie is enough to klfrile resentment. "Oite of the Very obvious signs of the split is that the whiles are leaving town," said Detroit councilman Nicholas Hood, the only Negro on the city's governing body. "The groups working to end segregation are trying to solve the problem, but cheek their membership ,*, ydu'H .fifitf them in the suburbs, where they have moved in gelling out of the city,,. "They can give any kind of excuse they want, but it's still separate, and they've separated themselves from us, not we from them." One commission member privately agreed with defining racism as the "usual American habit of .resolving disputes in favor of Whatever whites are Involved." The more obvious aspects of racism-many rigidly segregated schools 14 years after the Supreme Court's school desegregation decision, reluctance to hire and promote Negroes, police harassment—and other, more brutal forms common until a decade ago, have combined to make race a subject many whites seldom think of, but most Negroes are almost always conscious of. A Negro professional man, reasonably successful in his field, outwardly respected by his white colleagues, recently slammed his fist on a table in anger while in the company of a dozen Negro friends. "I don't trust white people," he said. "I just don't trust 'em. We all work for racists, and we knowit." His employer would have been astonished at the outburst, but his friends also professionals, nodded in sympathy and agreement. Just before his remark, the group had been discussing how they felt whites at- x tack Negroes without realizing how their actions are viewed. Another member recalled how a white friend of his, a man who prided himself on not being prejudiced, refused to protest when his landlord would not rent to Negroes. ' "I'm not prejudiced, but what he does Is none of my business," the friend said. . .i.The incident was later, tpld to iBfty : .WJjlkiris,,,w.lio s cpmrnented: • * ' '"The mere fact that he's indifferent to it illustrates one phase of the racism that we're talking about. He doesn't realize that if most of the people In the building complained, the landlord might change his policies." Has a Child on 5th Birthday SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Connie Utley celebrated her fifth birthday Thursday by giving birth to an 8-pound 2V 2 ounce boy. Mrs. Utley, wife of Salt Lake City Postal Clerk Russell D. Utley, was born Leap Year Day 1948. Like his mother, young Russell won't celebrate his fifth birthday until he is 20 years old, in 1988. Prints Names off Bachelors CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Southeast Mlssou- rian In Cape Girardeau published the names of 48 elegible bachelors Thursday and told the single women of the area that now it is up to them "to run them down by whatever means, fair or foul," Emily Hughes, women's editor of the afternoon newspaper, compiled the list as "a community service," It includes the single man's name, address, occupation and age, The ages ranged from 20 to 39, Managing Editor John Blue said the newspaper published a similar list on Feb. 29, 1964, He said a few weeks ago the paper checked on the 1964 bachelors and found that "half had, left town, six had married ind, §i* remained bachelors," Birth Pate Nat Upset Driver SALINA, Kan, (AP) - The birth date listed on his driver's license has upset George f, ChiebaL an art Instructor a* Kansas Wesleyan College, Chlebak va s born F?b, 29, j.936, Thursday he wrote Goy, Robert Pocking objecting to the Motor Vehicle Department uis» tog March I. A Kansas statue,provides,, with reference to drivers U* censes, that "ij any person's birthday is Feb t §9 t&e first <Jay of March shall be regarded as his birthcjay,'* Chjebafc wrote dQ?&ng? M J maintain any listing oj my birtbdate other than Feb, 29, |936 is invalid an.4 insulting," He was told earlier by the ije? Dartment that Feb. ?9 toe computers. Youth Tikis Stint In His Murtertflil MANY SCHOOLS (from page one) EL DORAbtJj Afkr , Allen Smith, 17, of El Oorfdd* took the sttftd Thuf sday in his own defense as testimony In his flfsNegree hiurder trial $»h*t, eluded, , , "' i, Smith and Erie Armoury 18,ir of El Dorado, are changed """ the shotgun slaying of Walftwright, 1$, Is El Negro who was shot and killed: about midnight Sept; 30, 19W, Armour Is to be tried separete-, ly, He and Smith are white, J< Attorneys Were to present, their closing arguments today, Gerald Carney, 19, of ElDo* ! rado, a prosecution withers,*, testified that Smith told him on ; the night of the shooting that! he:.? and another teen-ager had shot- and killed a Negro* Carney said Smith told the same story a: week later. ',; j' ; Carney, however, said ,!ori cross-examination that he .had been drinking excessively, ton' both occasions and that -he "supposed" Smith told him about the slaying, Carney said he didn't He although he did admit that he sometimes exaggerates. Smith said he had not told Carney he had shot a Negro* Smith admitted having "four or five" beers the night ^of, the .wiou declarea, --- —.-,-.- edfieefn Is that the people of this City will interpret this irrisp&ft* slble strike as an expression" bf the attitude of all of the leacfi« ers " The APT local voted 552*298 ift favof of a strike despite pleas by Mayor Joseph Aliqto to defer the vote. Hie federation 1 seeks smaller classes, and other improvements in teaching eondi*; lions. In Pittsburgh one school offr cial safd he was Shocked -(Ml. the strike by a third of thedty's. 100ft teachers .was; so .effective at the secondary schools. shooting and said he had told . several other teen-agers that he intended to throw a Negro off the Ouachita River bridge. He dismissed the stories as "beer talk." Three witnesses said Smith had been in an El Dorado cafe about midnight but .said they couldn't remember the exact time. Defense attorneys said Smith had no reason to kill Wain- wrlght and that he did not know the shooting victim, Prosecutor Jack Graves said in his opening argument that Smith; son of Mr. and Mrs, Hershel Smith of El Dorado, was; "obsessed" with the Idea of slaying a Negro. Murton Soys Governor f r GOVERNORS (from page one) ftys Sthool Bont Mitt' fflf (AP>-f>risen Supt; Thoffias 0. Martofi says he has never said anything * f agaifist f( (3oV. Winlhrop Rockefeller and has taken a "positive approach" to the stale's prison problems. Murton said earlier this week at Berkeley, Calif., that slavery was not abolished in 1885~lt bnly\ hioved into the prisons. Rockefeller said he planned to • reprimand Murton for the statement, "Yes, 1 said that, and 1 said it before and t will probably say it again," Murton said in a telephone interview with the Arkansas Democrats, from .Oakland Calif, "Every time 1 have opened my mouth I have said I sincerely believe Rockefeller is for reform and these are the things we are doing. I understand from the prison he keeps saying I am bad mouthing him," Murton has been at Berkeley attending a federal conference on job training for convicts. He said the news conference at which he made the statement about the prisons was called by the University of California and he thought it was part of the federal conference. lite a ftuffifrfoblft to IhS ftofs by mill suid geUS or 16 of thetn to «|h, uf flftf Rodkefeuef to make Himself available as a candidate before the Marsh 19 dose of filing in Oregon's May 28 primary* tf that can be rfeeomplished and accompanied by a petition signed by about 30,000 oregon citizens, Medali predicted Rock* efeilef would Change his wind The Oregon governor forecast an almost dead h«*t between Nixon and Rockefeller if both were on the Oregon ballot* He indicated he doesn't think a write-in tor the New York gov* ernor, now being organized, could top Nixon's total if the latter were the only major con* tender formally on the ballot* Agnew Indicated he also may circulate a round-robln, He said he thinks this must be done within 30 days if it is to be effective, GOP Gov. John A, Voipe of Massachusetts, chairman of the National Governors Conference, told a news conference he doesn't believe there will be unanimity at this time among the Republican state executives on a candidate. Volpe, said he expects to lead the Massachusetts delegate to the .convention as an uncommitted favorite son. UTttfi ft06R (AP) chaif man of the fulaskl CotStty Election Commission ha* described the ballot for the Little Rock School District's March U election ott a #,116,006 bow issue as "disgusting and misleading," ' Carl McDaftlel said the (allot title was misleading because It didn't say expressly that t n e money would be used to carry out the desegfegalldn plan. of School Supt, Floyd W. Parsons. The ballot says the money will be used for constructing and equipping new school buildings and making additions and improvements to existing facilities. ;-• The plan would phase out all- Negro Horace Mann High School, establish attendance tones for Central, Hall and Parkview High Schools and pft- vlde transportation for students living more than two miles from the school. Meanwhile, it was revealed that an influential group headed by W. R. "Witt" Stephens, president and board chairman of the Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co.;" is rounding Up Support for the bond issue and would finance- a battery of special telephone operators to answer questions Monte THE TRADING POST 305 • 315 - 325 Eost Third St t

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