Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 26, 1968 · Page 12
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»0« (Alt) STM, PfWrt Iff Off J« Blue Star Home 7 ' Open Mouse Starts Wednesday *-*••———a~~-~ _ ,. .. .^_.^_....;^L.. .....;!.'. ...'.' - ' I^T «PP Has Sptnto Wak Campaigning BMOSBPHS, MOHBAf Associated Ff ess Writer , He sits at the back of the bus that roars through the night atong a highway in upstate New York, and he sings softly, lazily, ttff'key to a tune strummed by a yeung guitarist. Key figures in the state's &tflfe*rldden Democratic party , ftfe Jess alone in other seats as Robert Francis Kennedy rolls up his shirt sleeves and relaxes, He bites the Up from a long, tapered cigar and fills the back of the overheated bus with Its pungent aroma, "Do you know 'We Shall Overcome ?" he asks. "Or Is that fasse?" The young guitarist doesn't .know it, but he tries, and Ken- 'nedy, at the end of a dreary • night in the first week of his campaign for the Democratic .nomination, sings softly. Now and then, a party pol breaks off from his conference With a Kennedy aide and, turn- 'ing in his seat, stares blankly at the man lolling in the back of the bus. The South Boston Irish crowd turns out under gray wet skies 'to yell and laugh and wave. The Kennedy brothers, Bobby and Teddy, are marching In the St. Patrick's Day Parade. They smile and wave at the faces but as they march they talk In terse undertones about the challenge. "I think we can do it if we make the big pull," Robert earnestly tells Edward, who looks dubious. Behind them, a red-faced party functionary mutters to a hurrying assistant: "Where the hell is the little girl with the flowers?" ' "Don't worry," says the other. "Next corner." And—poof 1—with apparent charming spontaneity, a pretty, shyly smiling child materializes from the sidelines and hands Covered Patio View off the Now Hacienda Homo Protistont Unit Movin Fast Bobby Kennedy a bouquet of green carnations. He says "Thank you very much," still walking, and the cameras record the scene and he hands the bouquet to someone and it is never seen again. The candidate is crushed by the crowd. The smile is fixed on his face, and he is seemingly unconcerned about the physical danger. But his aides are sweating and nervous and gasping for breath and they form a tight ring around him and push him through the crowd. The people slap him on the head and pull his hair and touch his coat and scream his name and yell for autographs although he can barely lift his arm. His hair tousled into a mop, his expensive suit rumpled, his shirtsleeves stained by sweat, he climbs atop the back seat of an open car and waves to the throngs pressing about him. He says, very softly amidst the din, "Hello. How are you? Thank you." And the people squeal and run along side and jump up and down. His California campaign manager, Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh, tells him, "You know, this is better than President Kennedy got in California at the end of the I960 campaign." "Yes," says Robert Kennedy, waving and smiling. — Hope Star photo 8 Ft. by 14 Ft. • Covered patio area with view of oversized garage, adjoining Bar-B-Que area. Sliding glass patio doors leading into living area. Large concrete patio-drive area covers more than one thousand square feet. .'•: ' ', ' -.' '• ' •''.:' '-'-A- ; ' . . ' : .-"•*• ' Congratulations -To- Strech Homes For Building This Beautiful And Modern Blue Star Home ***** We Are Proud.... To Have Been Selected To Furnish: • Outside Rough Cedar • Inside Paneling • All Cabinet Material And Cabinet Tops • All Trim And Moulding • Sheet Rock • 2-Star Redwood Studs • Insulation Gunter Retail Lumber Co David Brown • Jack Reynard 422 1 Ave. A * Hope, Ark, - Phone 7-3495 LBJ WINS (From Page 1) H. Percy of Illinois and Sen. Mark 0. Hatfield of Oregon. All four are noncandiclates at tills point but coalition organizer Duff Reed, an aide to Sen. Thruston B. Morton of Kentucky, called them the "invisible 1 quartet." ' ' — Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy told a crowd of more than 15,000 aft^madison, Wis., his Democrat>Vi ic' presidential candidacy is no longer simply a protest against President Johnson's policies. "We are seeking thepresiden- cy of the United States," McCarthy said and hundreds stood and cheered. — Republican candidate Richard 1 M. Nixon mapped strategy with staff members and friends in New York and plans to continue his Wisconsin primary campaign Wednesday. The primary vote comes a week from today. — Sen. Robert F. Kennedy carried his Democratic presidential campaign into the Pacific Northwest after a stop in Los Angeles' Watts area where he was cheered by thousands of Negroes. Meany sharply criticized presidential candidates campaigning against Johnson's Vietnam policies. "Of course they are going to focus on the war that nobody wants," Meany said, Ho urged Americans "to let Hanoi know they can't win at the ballot box in this country what they can't win in Asia," Johnson defended his "Great Society" programs at the labor convention and the farm program he sent to Congress last month at the farm conference, "We did make progress," Johnson told the labor group, in helping millions of Americans rise from poverty, providing medical care for the elderly ancj bringing better jobs at higher pay for workers, "These are the mighty foundations that we have put into place," he said, "and we are not going to sit by and let them be torn down in a partisan, politi* cal election year, "I'm not saying you never had it so goo4," the President saw, "but that ts a fact, isn't it?" Movers Wont to Up Rates Limi B00K (AP) « The state Commerce Commission sail} Monday 45 hou.seholc} goo4s mpver§ in thja stiff ire asking for siz^e rate ^creases, The moving van operators last received ^creases June 15, 1964 ajjtj i pj-eUmteary ejieek the raises wouJ4 from 5V» per gent to 40 per emt from y$ 1954 rates, PrtUrotoary flares &a! -the raises would per 9enJ to 75 per the rates prior to the J964 fiy GEORGE CORNELL AP Religion Writer DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Church leaders see signs (hat unity among Protestants is moving ahead of formal church authorization for It. "While we're talking about It, It's happening/' one theologian remarked. The point was brought out repeatedly as the Consultation on Church Union today sought to map procedures for merging 10 American Protestant denominations with a total of 25.5.mlllion members Into a single church. Declaring that time has run out for long-term, gradual steps in the face of the swift changes, the Rev, Dr, George Johnston, dean of United Theological College, Montreal, told the meetIng: "The time for union was the day before yesterday." The Rev. Dr. James 1. Me- Cord, president of Princeton Theological Seminary, sounded a similar note, citing the rise of a "radical, practical Christianity" in which various believers spurned church divisions to join in united action. "We stand at a crucial juncture not in the sense of whether we go on or not, but in the sense of whether we can be creative enough to reflect what is already happening in Christianity today," he said. A study report presented here also described widespread and increasing interdenominational operations in many matters, at national as well as local levels, despite the continued official separation of the churches. "The preservation of denominational identity in all situations is no longer taken for granted as mrmftf," tMf^pftff said, | the consultation's seventh In- BUS! migttnf. spened involving delegations from participating denomination^ %s well as observers from abou&O other churches, including B6* man Catholicism. % Participants already h$ye agreed on principles of faith Mid order, allowing wide diversion worship forms, but now *te trying to work out the meehift- Ics of linking up their different organizational structures, •£< A panel of lawyers, headed^y Oliver Schroeder of Clevelanifs Western Reserve Universifir, said there are no legal barrios to the project, £; He said that in any pioneering venture, deed must precede die technical legalism and addgd: "What we're doing in ou0r space is not-yet legally define*!, but if we had waited until it wis we'd still be oa the launching paid." | Churches involves in the consultation are Methodist, EpiscjO- pal, United Presbyterian, Pre^s* byterian U.S., Disciples, United Church of Christ, Evangelical United Brethren, African Me&i- odist Episcopal, African Mefti- odlst Episcopal Zion and Christian Methodist Episcopal. | Thro* Shot*, I No Driving | WASHINGTON (AP) - J?A Washington traffic offic^l downed three double shots % Scotch, blew into a Britisjj- imde gadget to test sobriety and decided not to drive hom'e. George Hammond, chairman of the District of Columbia Citizens Traffic Board, drank tjte whisky and blew into the devlpe Monday as part of an experiment. ____„__ * oeorge Washington was tfie only U.S. president never -lo have resided in the Wh(te House. < £f ! CONGRATULATIONS - TO - Streeh Homes For Building This Beautiful And Modern Blue Star Home "The Hacienda" We Are Proud .... To Have Been Selected To Furnish The Ready-Mixed Concrete Garrett Ready-Mixed Concrete And Supply Hugh Garratt - Jeny Girrctt 1SOO W, Thirt St - Hope, Ark. - Phone 7-4694

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