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ftp ft! li A, J» "AfKfy" PolsUffle, aged , 6f MeeAsklil,di§d Wednesday a Hope Hospital. He had resident of Hempslead County fc r the past 82 years* He attend the Methodist Church, Sur* vofg are; his wife, Mrs, Mar* life Self Folsoffle t of McCaskill, id five softs; Wllbiirn Folsom, Luflcift, Texas, Harry Folsom McCalkill, J, T, Folsome of Airfield, California, ImonFoi* some of Delight, Luther Fol- sfcfii of Hampshire, Texas, six daughters; Mrs, Lessle McGulre o Houston, Texas, Mrs. Delina Huffman of Anderson, Indiana, Mrs, Sylvia Bagwell of Mon- tfcella, Mrs. Nell Wiggins of Cleveland, Texas, Mrs, Beltie Dougherty of Hope, mid Mrs, Lu- 14 Clark of Huntsville, Texas; ofce sister Mrs, Pat Reynolds of E$ Dorado. Funeral Services wfere at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Friendship Methodist Church mjar McCaskill. Burial was held irf Friendship Cemetery by Lat* imer Funeral Services, Fulbrlght to File Today •LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Sen. J.' William Fulbright, D-Ark., Is expected to file for reelection today at the state capltol. Section fights Annexation RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The residents of Norristown Mountain community have petitioned Pope County Judge Wayne Nordin for incorporation as a town to keep from being annexed by the city of Russell- vllle. Abrams Gives No Clue to War Future By ROBERT T, GRAY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Gen, Creightofi W, Abrams has da* parted Washington for Vietnam, leaving behind virtually no dues as to future U,S» troop plans** or to his own military future. "1 look for more fighting," was the clipped response of the deputy U.S, commander In Vietnam when asked to forecast the future course of the war, And he dismissed as tersely the speculation that he's in line to succeed Gen, William C» Westmoreland when the U.S. commander steps down to be* come Army chief of staff by July 2. "The White House speaks tor itself," said the 53-year-old Army general In referring newsmen to a White House refusal to comment on Westmoreland's successor. His comments camo in a planeside Interview shortly before he flew out of Andrews Air Force Base for Vietnam. Like his two days of secrecy-cloaked talks with President Johnson and other U.S. officials in Washington, details of his return trip weren't disclosed. The White House has said these talks did not involve Abrams 1 future and maintains decision is imminent on war their Tef bffettsivt* But Awbissldof Robert W, Romer, predicted the South Vietnamese will recoup theif losses faster IBafi the enemy does Its, Chairman J 1 * W, Ftilbrlghl of the Senate Foreign Relations Cofflfnltlee meanwhile inlfo* dueed a resolution iif gintf Prest* dent Johnson to create a cabl« nel'Ievel post to "deal exclu* sively with the question of end* ing the war in Vietnam," The proposal by the Arkansas Democrat and fervent war<poli* cy critic would not be binding on Johnson if the Senate adopts it* A committee spokesman said the resolution had been routinely sent to the State Department for comment, One source suggested administration and public reaction to the plan would determine whether committee hearings on it would be scheduled, Fulbrlght did not suggest the name of anyone to fill the pro- peace-seeker post, but a NUdal A />L«M** 0 vffvflCf < A > By DONALD M, ROTHBSRG Aeso6taied Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) ~ Ron* no zone manpower changes. In an Interview with The Associated Press, the man in charge of the pacification program In South Vietnam conceded the Viet Cong handed the program a major setback with called for Johnson to appoint "a man of high international stature who would not have been previously identified with any school of thought" on Vietnam, The appointee would have "sole responsibility for conducting negotiations and full authority to take the initiative in promoting such negotiations," Fulbrleht said* In New York, special presidential assistant John P. Roche said U.S. use of tactical nuclear weapons in Vietnam "is inconceivable under the present administration." The statement by the White House aide and former Brandeis University professor appeared the administration's strongest rebuttal yet of speculation such weapons might be used if necessary to save embattled Marines at Khe Sanlu a i M aii v are hoping that Robert F* Ken* nedy gets off to I fist start in Ma rtrf£bf fn* Hi*. fSflmft(*ffttfft his quest for me Democratic presidential nomination because, as one of them put it: "With Bobby In the picture, we may hava i chance," Two top men in the quiet earn* palp to win the Republican nomination for the California governor said in separate Inter* views that if Kennedy looks like a winner when the Republican convention opens Aug. 5, it could put GOP delegates In the market for a new face as an aj. ternatlve to the current fron£ runner, former Vice President Richard M, Nixon. ' tf Kennedy becomes the Dem. ocratic "0"] nee, one Reagan man said "It wlU be harder for Republicans to campaign against the Johnsonadratalstrtk tlon. After all, Bobby will haye go ten the nomination by cam Helena hied for his Wednesday to Position 4 In Dls» trict 26, whteft is Lee and Phfl« lips dotintleS( £, Woody Clark, 33, a Forrest city eofitfactof, filed as § Democratic candidate for Posl* {ion 1 in District 21| composed of St. Francis County, Clark was defeated from the position in 1966 by Repi 0, PV Hammond of Forrest Ofv« Opens Home on Basis HUNTSVlLLfi, Ark. (AP) "Jobless" former Gov, OrvalE, Faubus Is expected home in time to open his show-place home here to the public at $1 a head, his wife said Wednesday. Faubus said recently he was headed "west" job hunting and to complete a book he Is writing. His whereabouts has been a guarded family secret. Mrs. Faubus said they decided to reopen the home while the MAJOR JAMES R, FULLER -U.S. Army photo Since the Democratic conveii- --- — ----- tioo opens three weeks after the conference Monday: Republican convention, the Rea- ,, Th ar(J MW fcvorlte<X)n gan men are hoping for a strong representing more early *h owing by Kennedy J^ ^ * rtl)8sttll ln . One of those delegations wlU 86votfts> l ° hold, if S impossible for a guy to get that nomination on the first ballot," Discussing Nixon, Reagan ad- a Reagan adviser said. .-ylsers tend to condemn the for- He echoed the California gov- liier* vice president with faint ernor, who told a Sacramento praise. NORFOLK, Va. (AHTNC) Army Major James R, Fuller (left), son of Mr, and Mrs, Oils A. Fuller, Route 2, Hope, Ark., receives the Bronze Star Medal Meredith Is Clinic Speaker F A YETTE VtLLE, Ark. (AP) — Dallas quarterback Don Meredith, who guided the Cowboys to runner-up in the National Football League, Is scheduled to lecture at the University of Arkansas football coaching clinic April 19-20, Coach Frank Broyles said Meredith would lecture on finesse in quarterback play. Other Arkansas coaches will lecture on other specialities In football. Up to 700 coaches have attended the clinic In recent years. during ceremonies at the Armed Forces State College In Norfolk, Va,, recently. Congratulating Mm is Major General Frank W. Norrls, commandant of the staff college. Major Fuller received the award for outstanding meritorious service in combat operations against hostile forces in Vietnam from December 1966 to December 1967. Major Fuller, whose wife, Charlotte, is with him at the college, Is a student at the college. The major received a B. S, degree In 1957 from the Oklahoma State University and received his commission through the Reserve Officer's Training Corps program at the university. The red-eyed vireo is often referred to as the "preacher bird." f, torch M, GRAVE DIGGING (From Page t) t viewed former inmates now ittf ing in Texas, California id other places and that there tesj tlmony added fo the report but that the final Conclusions eami from long term Inmates Stilt 11 prison. He said he didn't believe sf> many Inmates could testify ths t they had witnessed murders a the prison and all fell the sam > story unless It was the train, Haley said that all prison; around the country had a Wg i death rate due to violence tltli • In the institution. Asked If he thought the rat • In the Arkansas system wai higher than normal, he slid, '*J don't know, but 1 ImigJne K is," j He said his main concern with the report was to see that ther^ was no repeat of the prisoh system's past history, He said evidence Indicated murder and severe brutality in the system eased around 1957. ; He said bodies burled in the "paupers field" were part 6f the mismanagement of the past and that unclaimed bodies at the prison were now sent to the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock In accordance with a 1959 state law, "The burial story Is out of proportion," he said. "It has created a hell of a bad situation In the past few months, since all of this happened at least ten and up to 32 years ago." The unfavorable publicity for the state resulted partially in the dismissal of Prison Supt. Thomas 0. Murton, a penologist who dug up the graves and^ speculated they were the bod-'' les of murdered Inmates. 7P.M TILL NITE OWLS! Shop Till 9 P.M. For These Moon Buys! Sale At Hope Village Shopping Center 7 P.M. TILL 9 P.M. -FRIDAY NIGHT DONT BE CAUGHT MAPPING-JOIN THE HAPPY CROWD IN HOPE VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER Here's a Moonlight Sale that no wide-awake bargain hunter can afford to pass up. Be wise.. Hurry in for big savings. 10% Discount on all purchases at West from 7 til 9 on Friday Night Only! PLENTY OF FREE PARKING MOONLIGHT MADNESS t, *. wni co. MOONLIGHT MADNESS FAMILY NIGHT DISCOUNT ON ALL PURCHASES FRIDAY EVENING- 7:00 P.M. TILL 9 P.M. COME AS Y WEST WILL BE GLAD TO CASH YOUR PAYROLL CHECK !U ARE! OPEN YOUR WEST CHARGE ACCOUNT CHARGE IT m Al MSTS SHOP NOW FOR All YOUR EASTER NEEDS WHILE SELECTIONS ARE COMPLETE EXTRA SALES PEOPLE FAST COURTEOUS SERVICE COME AS YOU ARE AND JOIN THE CROWD Ant) Save 10$ Too! TtireelAaysToBuyAtKest's t Cash « Charge t U-Ms \

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