Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 8, 1968 · Page 1
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Violence Is Issue in Rights Bill By JOHN CHAbWtcK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Violence In labor disputes in the latest issue raised in (fie Senate battle over a civil rights-open housing bill already broadened by antl« riot provisions, battle over a civil rights-open housing bill already broadened by antiriot provisions, An amendment up for action at today's session, would pro« vide federal protection against interfering fay force or threats with workers going to or from their places of employment. The amendment by Sen. Sam J, Ervln Jr«, D-N,C», aimed at picket line violence, was adopted by a Senate Judiciary subcommittee last year but 1 later thrown out by the full committee. The civil rights bill would make It a federal crime to use .force or threats to interfere with . voting, jury service and other ' specifically protected rights, Ervin said he plans to call up 1 later another amendment, origi- ,,nally in the subcommittee bill, ' to prohibit labor unions from fining members who refuse to participate In a strike. Action on the civil rights measure, now in its eighth week before the Senate, was slowed Thursday when a debate over . the Vietnam war broke out. ,. But the Senate did write Into ., the bill, by a 48-45 vote, a limited exemption from the open- .housing section for nonowner- ,.. occupied single-family dwell- PROUD GRANDPA, President Johnson and grandson, Patrick Lyndon Nugent, sport fanciful caps on arrival In Puerto Rico for family holiday. Obituaries The amendment by Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., would permit the owner to sell or rent the dwelling without being subject to the ban on discrimination if he did not employ a real-estate agent or broker. However, the exemption is restricted to persons not in the real estate business, who do not own more than three single- family dwellings, and who do not sell more than one of their houses within a 2-year period. HENDERSONVILLE, N .C. (AP) — Edward Andrews Tenney, 79, director of the Army's specialized training program in 1944 and a former supervisor of English at the U.S. Military Academy, died Wednesday after a long Illness. Tenney had taught at Michigan State and Cornell universities. OJAI, Calif. (AP) - Nina Jordan, 84, commercial artist, illustrator and author of numerous books on child handicrafts, was killed Wednesday when she was hit by a delivery truck In a parking lot. DETROIT (AP) - Abe Bernstein, 76, leader of the "Purple Gang" feared throughout the midwest in the 1920s, died Thursday night, apparently of a heart attack. Bernstein, also spelled Burnsteln, had lived a generally quiet life for the past 20 years. DIXIE Drive-in Theatre ~ Tonite-Saturday -; nt ; v ; f f, .Sunday ••::•"••• Showtime 7:15 The story separates the girls from the boys! CHIEF OF CHIEFS! WARRIOR OF WARRIORS! COLUMBIA PICTURES P....M, SEE IT WITH SOMEONE YOU LOVE! CINEMASCOPE i COLUMBIACOLOR Saenger THEATRE Tonite-Sat . Adm. ,50-1.00 Sat. Mat. 1:15 n* Mffionaflfc LATE SHOW SAT. * SUNDAY • MONDAY Mordecai Jones* Master of Hershey Statement His Opinion WASHINGTON (AP) - A fed- era! Judge has ruled that draft director Lewis B. Hershey "merely expressed his personal opinion" when he wrote to local boards suggesting they might reclasslfy for prompt induction some antidraft and antiwar demonstrators. U.S. District Court Judge George L. Hart Jr. made the comment Thursday when he ruled against a move by the National student Association to have the delinquency provision of the Selective Service Act de» clared unconstitutional. In Selective Service Jargon, a person is "delinquent" when he no longer meets the qualifications for a certain draft classification. , Hershey's letter last October to the local boards took note of the increasing number of demonstrations. Such activities "when they become illegal, t)( have. produced^and will continue 1 to produce' "mi$h evidence that relates to the basis for classification," he said. The National Student Association contended the Hershey letter was treated by many local boards as an order rather than a comment. The suit attacked Hershey's letter on constitutional grounds, claiming it was a blow against freedom of speech because students feared that if they took part In demonstrations they would lose their deferments and be drafted. Hippie Mailmen Are a Problem SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The problem of hippie mailmen and their dress continues to be a concern of the San Francisco post office. The latest postmaster's newsletter says: "Hair (men) must be cut, or at least pinned above the earlobes .,, If difficult to ascertain by visual inspection, employes' sex can always be obtained from their affidavit in personnel folder." OrvlU* I- trie* stiiug while Vermont o« g four $a reviuw 804 PfiieBjJill ally deputed, m?g$ * |ff*t I ftf itat• (tipp*i«itf«fftNi LlTtLE ROCK (Af>5~ entries Moore, 43, « fefffief from Lutora, filed Thursday is a Democratic candidate for House Pos, 1 fforri District 18, which is Mississippi County, Moore is seeking the seat cur* rently held by Mrs, L, H, Autry of Blytheviile, who replaced her late husband after winning a special election earlier this year, Mrs, Autry his said she would not seek election to a full two* year term, Hospital Grant to Crawford WASHINGTON (AP) - The office of Sen. John L, MeClel* Ian, D-Arlu, said Thursday that the Department of Health, Education and Welfare had approved an $855,000 grant to Crawford County, Ark., Memorial Hospital, The funds are.to be used to help finance construction of a $1,6 million addition to the hospital, ' No If conrf Thoughts POftf SMITH, Ai»k, (AW Former ARy, Gen, Bfuse Ben« fiett, a possible candidate for the 1968 Democratic gubefftd* toriai nomination, said fhufs* day he would have no second thoughts about fuflnfftg against the Democrats who had been mentioned as possible MM* dates, .. ''I have traveled 26 counties In the last few weeks and 1 see it now as a wide open race," Bennett said, "I think people like to have you visit them before you announce for office. So, far, those Democrats mentioned as possible candidates, I would have no hesitation of running against them." State Rep, Marlon Crank of Foreman and Frank Whitbeck, a Little Rock insurance executive, have been mentioned most often as possible candidates. Bennett said he was "testing the water" before making any He said the re« he was fecelvtnf #39 causing hint to t§t|h ms chances etfsfaitjr. Bennett slid he would visit FayeUeville today alone *M other northwest Arkansas cities, VIETNAM 6ROUP from Page One men? to repair Its leaky political and economic structures, tt takes only mortar or rocket at* tacks to produce 100 per cent alerts and keep attention centered oft the threat, Saigon Is badly off balance, In any case, corruption in South Vietnam has become an institution* South Vietnamese leaders, government and opposi* tion, do not deny charges of cor* ruptidn, They admit It and often pledge themselves to work against it. Some of those now Involved in proposing a program against corruption were ministers and generals in the past who at least tolerated widespread graft, Out of office, they can view it with public expressions of alarm. But the corruption continues and still Is of huge proportions. WAR DEATHS from Page One since the Communists opened their ttuttr new fair often si v« Jiff, 30, the last three weeks havf s«en a record total of 543 com* Ml deaths in the week ended Peb, 17, with 470 In the following week and 542 in the week ended March 2, Whether this rite will ue—or possibly even f !$$*"» #111 hinge on any renewed Communist ground attacks in the cities, My North Vietnamese assault on Khe sanh, the extent to which U.S, terees regain the offensive and the degree to which American troops must flit in gaps left by the South Vietnamese forces, U,S, battle deaths have doubled and redoubled, reflecting the widening U.S, commitment over the years, the heavier infusion of American troops and the assumption by U.S. forces of a major combat role In the war, The weekly average of battle deaths for the first nine weeks of 1968 comes to 358 men. That te ifetrt <toi*R 19*7 i^rijt 1 of 186 i tetii Alrf tht l$ff i* erii* fM 'tout double tht Ifc iiteife ivefif* in 1§M» Rites for 1965 lodetfiiif eta. not fie properly itteitd igilftst those for 1966 on fitCttii the United Sites did not |«t into its first major found btfUes, with their heivier combit diiffia. until lite 196$. ,, The early yttri of VJS, involvement 19 Vlitfilffi, fitiftlng with President John F, Knew dy's approval of i liffif idn« sory role In Nov«mb«r 1961, sit relatively few casualties compared with the losws for periods since roid*1965 when President Johnson ordered i mijor buildup of American ground troops in the war, *"-Tg ^f ' |^ ^ w V" " W*~^ Pro factor Pormanonts (Curv, Body, or foundation wave) Operators Linda Judy Diane PR7-3118 If our BankAmericard man still hasn't gotten in touch with your place of business... .. j, First National Bank P.O. Box 520 Hope, Arkansas 71801 I'd like to hear how BankAmericard can help my retail business, Without obligation, of course. Name. Firm- Business Addressed —,— -State. .Zip. Get in touch with his! Frankly, we're running behind schedule, Since our recent announcement to the business community about BankAmericard; our sensational new charge account service, we've been submerged in mail and phone inquiries, Not just from retailers, mind you, But from interested shoppers as well. So if you haven't yet heard, firsthand, how BankAmericard can bring you more customers; increase your sales volume; reduce your over' head,,. or how it can relieve you of credit losses by providing immediate cash for every sale, don't wait, Fill out and mail the above coupon today, and we'll put you on our "first priority" list,* Could be the smartest nickel you ever invested, ^Whether or not you write, a bank representative will call soon, The coupon is for retail businessmen who just can't contain themselves, ti First National Bank TUB ACTION BANK OF HOPE

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