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The tragedy of Man: He starts off with a Country - and winds up with § Government! Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor AIM. H.WjshlHjm With Other Idltort This Will for! Your Niir T hey have got to be kidding, there is no other sane ex* planatfon of the most eon* eentrated mlsh-mash of govern* mentese and gobbledygook which it has ever been our misfortune to see, and In which a U. S, Department of Commerce memo of Jan. 18 Is phrased.' "Experience with rank«fre- queney relationships along with the critical paths of an ftfferant regime like the planning grant process reveals some degree of vestlbular decay. In short, aver* slve stimuli In the scalar impact of Form EDA 503 (or the 'Civil Rights form.') : "Optimum massaging of grant applications imperatives re* ceipt of Forms 503 In close association with the application forms themselves. Otherwise, the process loses Its homogenous am* bience, and typed grant offers can spin in a redundant circuit for days waiting for the Civil Rights inputs. "A more adaptive autocorre- lation of parameters can be Implemented. Program officers assisting grantees in the generation of applications should seek to Insure that completed Forms 503 accompany the;applications rather than arrive as discrete and perhaps tardy components. Your experiential acuity will Indicate to you whether this will require manipulative devices such as aural cues to field coordinators or some other real- time mix of techniques." All ,this, we are assured by the CSRA Planning and Development Commission office, may be translated: "Send In the 503 Form with your application;", \ \ At~ any''rate, it, may give you some Inkling of the kind ot-work our taxes ^are paying for in^the labyrinthine bureaus of .Washing" WFWtf^W^ A Half-Million Bigamists An outfit which keeps Itself busy looking for missing/persons— including husbands/— has come up with strong evidence that there Is a large and unsuspected mystery hanging over us. There are now, the outfit figures, some 500,000 —that's half a million-persons who are bigamists. From those relatively few of whom some facts are known, it is Inferred that almost all bigamists are' men, that they travel a lot, and that they keep their two or several marriages each in good repair and seem to everyone good husbands. The big mystery, for the data gatherers, is two-fold. For one thing, they would like to understand the devices which bigamists use to keep their different lives separate and non-interfering. For another, they would like to know more precisely who at least a large proportion of the bigamists are. That is to say, why do,they do it? ; Most of the ordinary, run-of- the-mill, one-wife husbands probably couldn't care less how the bigamists manage their deceptions nor why they do It, But they would like to know the answer to one thing; How can they afford it? - Gastonia (N,C.) Gazette Armed Ticket-Puncher U our more or less great society continues to be plagued by one of Us somewhat annoying symptoms — the frequent hi* jacking of planes by Cuban-bound *goo<r neighbors -u,s, airlines may have to install a relic of the bad old Western days when peace and safety were assured by bav» }ng someone ride shotgun, * Augusta (Ga t ) Chronicle Wants Court Order to Bar Or. King WASHINGTON (AP) *• Sen, Robert C, Byrd, p,W,Ya,, ret newed today bis plea tha] the justice pepartment obtain a court order to bar Pr, Martin j^Uther King from carrying out a planned demonstration in the nation's capital. 3yrd, commenting in, a Sen? ate speech, said "the nation was given a preview of what s roay be m store for th|s city by the outrageous and despic? able riot that Martijo Luther King helped, to bring about m Tenn/ 1 VOL 89-Me, t43-6 Star of Hope, 18S9, Press 1921 Consolidated January 1&, 1929 t •* HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 30,1968 Printed by flfftit *> ( titty &l**ftotF« If to SJMf Jiy b«ter« of by «d I attttor will dtifttf Mr enter; Associated Press i Audit Bureau of Circulation* Av. Net Circulation 6 mos. erdlfig S«p(. 30, IW1 -3,218 U.N. Council Debate on Arab- April 3, Anniversary off First Settlement Made In City of Hope BLACK MARKET ts back In business In Hue, South Vietnam. American cigarettes, toothpaste, shoes, soap and Army equipment are available "for a price." 4 Kennedy He Was Mot Invited .' By HARRY KELLY Associated Press Wrl ter MILWAUKEE, Wls. (AP) - sociated Press Writer MILWAUKEE, Wls. (AP) Why does Eugene MeOrthy spend so much time campaign' Ing for the presidency of the United States on college campuses? The Minnesota senator has spoken at colleges from Maine to Wisconsin as he presses his challenge to President Johnson for the Democratic nomination. He has even spoken at high schools, where the only voters were the teachers. Why does he do It? "In part, it was because I really wasn't being invited to many Democratic meetings— until quite recently," he said. - I Those invitations have v be- corn* more numerous and more MUD-SPATTERED tank driver scans road while providing security for a convoy near Da Nang, South Vietnam. Fulbright Again Raps Policy Insurance Receiver FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP)... -^ ., State Insurance Commissioner War Policy Allan w - Horne has been a p- vwwi • *r..%j pointed receiver for the Nation- ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) a i Fraternity Life Insurance Co. Sen. J. William Fulbright, D- O f Fort Smith. Ark,, said here Thursday night Sebastian Circuit Judge Paul it would be very difficult for Wolfe took (he action Wednes- him to support a candidate for day after placing the firm in the presidential nomination receivership. Horne said in a "who supports the present poll- petition to the court that ex- cy to Vietnam." aminers had found the firm in"This war is what is poison- solvent in the amount of Ing and endangering us in many $134,483. fields," Fulbright told about 1,500 persons on the campus of Ouachlta Baptist University. "It is undermining our people, our society and our economy to the point of possible inflation." Fulbright said earlier Thursday that if President Johnson persists in fallowing his current policy in Vietnam he "runs an extremely grave risk" of not being renominated for the presi» dency at the Democratic convention. Fulbright, who has opposed Johnson on the Vietnam issue several times, refused to say if he would support Johnson against Sens. Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota and Robert F, More ftooson for Mob low, Soys Johnson WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson, speaking today in the wake of racial violence in Memphis, quoted Abraham Lincoln as saying, "There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law." Standing In the rose garden outside his office, Jo!wson greeted 114 students from Philadelphia schools who presented to him pledges signed by 135,000 Kennedy of New York, both would colleagues dedicating them- abide by the decislonof the Ar* selves^ to ^'respect for law airi fcansas convention delegate and "••"""•<*" " By WILUAM N. OATIS Associated PYeiss Writer UNITED NATIONS, N,Y. .* The U.N; Security Council was stfnutwned Into ur* gent debate today on the Ar ab- Israeli crisis alter a nnjor air and artillery clash on the Jordanian front Friday; Today's session comes only six days after the council threatened strong action against the parties to any nv,ire "grave Violations" of the U.N, sponsored cease-fire that halted the Arab-Israeli war last June. The 15-natlon couiclI received demands tor action, late Friday night from Jordan and Israel. m mm • **m Fighting exploded early FrI- JOVS He WaS day in the Beisan Valley along ' ""* . the Jordan River after four Israeli civilians were killed wiien a landmine blew up their trail* er. By late morning Jordanian and Israeli artillery had opened up on each other across the Jordan River. Soon after, Israel dispatched jet bombers widen pounded the Jordanian gun positions for more than five hours. Newsman spotted one French-built Israeli jet spinning in flames to the ground. Israel acknowledged the loss but said the pilot escaped unhurt. The Jordanian army claimed seven Israeli jets downed. The Israeli army said It Inflicted "a number" of casualties on Jordanians and reported one Israeli soldier killed and eight wounded. The flareup coincided with reports In Arab newspapers in Cairo, Damascus, Baghdad and Beirut of missive Israeli troop __ buildups and possible Impending siilcl^ccar^i ; 4«)tured military action. Only nine days r*c«tt of farttfPK New «?° Israeli army forces crossed Hampshire and dramatically re- *' (he Jordsul River and attacked vealed Johnson's vulnerability, but still he goes back to th6 'colleges. He put it this way to a crowd of students in Wisconsin: "I still come back to the campuses because I think this is the point at which the issue was raised really." The issue is opposition to the Vietnam war, and without it Gene McCarthy simply would not be a serious contender for the presidency. There are other practical reasons: The audiences are lively and bright. They ask good questions. He can be fairly sure of a full house. And, an aide noted, In speaking to young persons, McCarthy also Is speaking to adults — the voters- through the newsmen that cover his every move. "They make a pretty good to B> MARY ANITA LASETER Star Feature Writer April 3, 1968 marks the 96th anniversary of the first settlement made In Hope. Walter Shiver, the late grandfather of Harry W, Shiver, built the first residence in what Is n>y,v tho city o! Hope, and In an interview in tha local "Herald"on April 3, 1910, hesrtteh "Just 47 y«irs ago today I reached Prairie d'» Ann in an ox wo£on with my wife and three children. I was returning from Michigan, where I had mide my horns after the civil w.tr with my southern bride, formerly Miss Aim's of this stale, (Note: She was from Blevtns.) I had nut and mnrrled her while on duty with the federal army In Arkansas. ; •'•'" ' "We camped for a few weeks on the prairie, as I was working on the railroad, then called the Cairo and Fulton, now the Missouri Pacific. A month later the first residence In Hope was completed, and here my family and 1 lived. The water and llghl plant now stands on my old nnm* site. "At this time a man namod city." "Chedester ran a stage line from Washington to S. . . (rest of the word is obliterated) that summer landings were made at Hope. In the middle of the sum- mor, before the furniture had been Installed In our home, Shreveport was stricken with yellow fever. On every trip from that city the stage WAS then crowded with persons fleeing from the plague, and on m.iiy nights I saw seven or more adults sleeping on one straw ma'tress on the floor of my home. "About this timt'tho first store building had been erected under an old oak tree that stood where what Is now the corner -of Division antj South Main Streets. Also- for school purposes mily, andthj Senior High School building stands on that site today. (Note: Since the statement was mule In 1919, that moans the site Is currently where the courthouse Is.) "I tried my luck for a wWl« at keeping a boarding house, but because of my bfilng a northerner people would say of me, 'He feeds good enough, but he's a damyank.' It Is true that I was of Republican Iwllef, aril am yet -lit national affairs; however, In local politics 1 am for the best rttin. Our present President Is a good m,in, but I don't believe he should leave his seat at Washington to mingle In foreign affairs. "Wtor I first came to this section, I wrote to my family In Michigan that Arkansas Is a good country for a poor man —he will remain unchanged in nutters of wealth. Acting on this theory, I left my homo here for Texas where I lived for a few years, and there 1 'lost my candy,' So, in reality, Arkansas Is the best place to be found, and Hope Is its best and most progressive Collision Course for Candidates By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sons. Eugene J. McCarthy and Robert F. Kennedy, so far traveling separate anti-Johnson routes In a semblance of cooperation, have at hist chosen courses sure tobrlng a collision. The crossroads will be Indiana's May 27 Democratic prosl- •to? Viet Cong Ambushed by Civilians By GSQROS E8PER Associated Press Writer SAIGON (AP) - Smith Vietnam*s« <sivitla,i Irreplar forces killed (0 guerrillas, apparently • Including A Viat Cong province chief and & hamlet chief, In two anUushes* In central South Vietnam, Hw U.S. Corrtrmnd *sW to- diiy. Thi irregular troops and th«lr U.S. Green Beret artvlsers used Information from four prisoners, Including a woman, to set up an<? trap tfl Pttu Y«n Province, 26S mites northeast of Sal- goo, a U.S. spokesman said. Tlw» Green Berets d I reeled .»r- tillery fire Into a suspected Viet Cong base canm and del up the ambush along om of th» withdrawal routes. An enimy force of unknown size cam*? down the trail seveni! hours later and the Ir regulars, waiting until the enemy was within 30 feet, opened up with small ftrmn And machine-gun fire. When the enemy fled, It left behind 21 dead, U.S. spokesman said, Including two men tentatively Identified as the Viet Cong province chief of Phu Yen and a hamlet chief. On« Irregular was wounded. Commenting on tho capturo of the woman, the spokesmen said the Viet Cong Is recruiting mons and more wumnn to fill ranks depleted by heavy casualties In Us lunar new yoar offensive. Earlier this week, allied troops reported killing three Viet Cong womon 28 miles northwest of Saigon. Headquarters reported arioth- ambush In the central higher lands seven miles oast of the Cambodian bonier. It said o I villa n Irregulars fired Into th« of an {£jittrni}ted 100-iain ' of; Arab guerrilla bases. Israel clainuxl Its troops killed 170 Arab commandoes In the raid. In New York, Ambassadors Muhammad H. El-Farra of Jordan and Yosef Tekoah of Israel filed their written requests for an urgent meeting with the council president, Ousmnne Soce Dlop o! Senegal. The Jordanian request was In about I'/s hours ahead of the Israeli request. Ship to Be Homed in Honor of Holt WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson approved today naming a U.S. naval station and a destroyer escort In honor of the late Prime Minister Harold rum," the aide said, "but he's E^Hol'tof Australia™ chosen by the convention, "I do not plan to bolt the party/' he said. fulbrlght said he hoped the President would seek a nego. tiated peace, "He Isn't going to succeed in gettiRg a coonskin home on the wgu," Fijjbrlght said, FulbrigW, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Corn* mittee, said he felt the present situation was the most serious Hie United States had faced with the possible exception of the Civil War. He said he had been trying to persuade the President to alter his policy. "The senator, who filed for re pledges on behalf of the Amsri' can people and said: "I hope other young people of this Janl #111 see in you an example that they will want to emulate." Johnson quoted at length from remarks Lincoln nwde before he became president which dealt with U.S. riots and mob violence some 130 year sago. Rules Out Arab Summit Meet TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ,* Pres, idem Hablb Bpurguiba sent a letter Thursday (o king Hussein of Jordan saying the tim? was not ripe for an Arab summit talking to the adults too because you guys are there," And of course many college students are old enough to vote and all of them are old enough to work In the campaign. At the University of Wisconsin, where McCarthy drew his largest crowd of the campaign this week- more than 15,000 persons- the registrar said 19,500 of the 31,000 students are 21 or over, old enough to vote In the primary next week, McCarthy, who came to Congress 20 years ago from a campus (he was a professor), also gets paid for some appearances, Members of Congress who don't have law offices or other sources of Income sometimes find it necessary to supplement their salaries through lectures, Almost two weeks ago, when McCarthy was coming off his surprising showing In New Hampshire^ and finding Sen, Robert F. Kennedy as a new rival*- the Minnesota senator traveled Into Maine to give speeches at Sowdoto and the University of Maine, Both were fee speeches, McCarliy ex* plained they had been contract? ed before he decided to carn< palgn ior the presidential «om!« Holt, who disappeared : last Dec. 17 while swlmmfng off the Australian coast, dedicated the naval communications station on the northwest cape of Australia last September. That station and a destroyer escort whose keel will bo laid May 11 at San Pedro, Calif., will be named for him, the White House said. The ship, to be launched in about a year, will be 438 feet long, weigh 3,877 tons arc! will be manned by 17 officers airi 226 enlisted men. Holt's widow was a White House guest tills week. Stephens Says London Bridge Deol Is Out HOT SPRINGS, Ark, (AP>W. R, "Witt 11 Stephens, presi* dent of the Arkansas Loulsla- ana Gas Co,, has said plans to buy the London Bridge have been abandoned, Stephens wrote Mayor Pan Wolf saying that he had dropped the plans to bid for the historic structure because of "the world monetary system brought on by election to a fifth term Thurs- meeting, Bourgujba has ex- day told a news conference pressed the same opinion on that* the ""Wall street people" several occasions, agd has not are turning against the war be- attended recent meetings of cause it is ruining the e'conomy. Arab chiefs of state. The Tuni- Fulbright said Secretary of « ian President said, however, Sj£|e"" Dean Rusk' is "utterly in- to 4 * he favored consultations a| cjpsbie of entertaining any idea tower * eve * $ * *« cb 8S bi* we en of a cfaaoge of policy." foreign ministers. nation. Also, he said, be needed the golf crisis.'* ,, " " j* »i _tji the money. McCarthy has faced little if any heckling on campus. At BeloU College a few days igo, a student told McCarthy after a speech that he really hadn't said anything. McCarthy replied: *'I can't quite afree that I haven't said anything. I've said everything that I cared to.'* "It would have been nice had we been able to purchase it and been successful in our bidding," Stephens said, Wolf had written Stephens asking him to consider locating the bridge at a recreational site In the Hot Springs lakes area i/ he acquired it. The city of London has offered the bridge for sale, chant. A : . - - • ';;;* ''' ! ' "The railroad which had beejk narrow-guago, was changed toW present width and Hope was given a station master in the person of Captain Wadsley. The railroad bridge across Red River had not been built, however, and all trains were ferried across on scows, and the first large shipment to bo brought across the river In this manner was the Great Eastern 12-Tent Show, which was Hope's first circus. "The town was given land back in the early days on which to erect a school building by amanmmvJ L/jckborrow, connected with the railroad company, on the condition that the land should be used Guards Placed on Alert in West Memphis WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) — About 175 members of the National Guard have tx>en placed on standby alert In West Memjjhls because of the racial troubles In Memphis. Marlon Burton, Gov. Wlnthrop Rockefeller's executive secretary, sild the guardsmen were standing by at the National Guard armory In W«st Memphis. He said the guardsnu-n are from the West Memphis area. "This Is precautionary," Burton said. "Things are reported as quiet In West Memphis, but the main Idea Is to prevent anything from 'icurrlng." "That's the one lesson'earned In Detroit last year," Burton said Col. Ralph D. Scott, d rector of the State Police, went to West &l<em t hls Thursday afternoon at Rockefeller's request. Rockefeller delayed his departure to a speaking engagement at Co'.unrtus, Chio, Thursday aftenioo.-) for fear &$e.Ti|»his' racial trouble ra'ght spill over to Wc-st Mem.Ws. "He's very concerned that U something ever occurred, It would receive immediate attention," Burtoi sajid. Karate Chop Stunt Vic tim CANTON, 01. (AP; ,- An Intruder to a Canton store was pursued and stunned Wednesday night with a weli-alrned karate chop by a store employe who said he only did what they do on television. The karate victim was being held for questioning hy police. deny President Johnson renoml- nation. Kennedy showed up in person Thursday to turn In 5,500 signatures to election officials in Indianapolis and thus put himself on the May 7 ballot. McCarthy supporters had filed earlier In the day, as lad backers of Gov. Roger D. Branlgin, who will be a stand-In for Johnson. The Indiana confrontation puts Richard Goodwin, one of McCarthy's top lieutenants, In a ticklish spot. Despite his role In the McCarthy organization, Goodwin has long been associated with the political fortunes of the Kennedy family. Asked which way he will jump when It comes down to a McCarthy vs. Kennedy situation, Goodwin said Thursday In Milwaukee: "I don't know wlat I'm going to do, but lean say this. I don't expect Lyndon Johnson to be the nominee. It's going to be either McCarthy or Kennedy." McCarthy Is in the thick of campaigning for Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. Kennedy Is not In this one but Is urging Wisconsin Democrats to vote for McCarthy and against Johnson. In a speech In Superior, Wls., McCarthy said It's "really too kind" to criticize the South Vietnamese government as dictatorial and corrupt. There Is no viable government In the wartorn nation, he said. Faubus Writes From Ports unknown lar was reported killed and seven wounded. In a delayed report, headquarters said another unit of civilian Irregulars killed at least 121 enemy soldler» In two days of fighting Wednesday and Thursday two mJles from (he Camlxxllan border and 66 miles northwest of Saigon. Many of the enemy were slain by U.S. Army helicopter gun- ships, Air Force dive bombers and artillery. Allied casualties were reported as IS Irregulars killed and 10 wounded and five Green Borets wounded. In other ground fighting, U.S. reports Indicated considerable damage to helicopters from .in enemy bombardment of Camp Hollowly near Plelku City In the central highlands. Casualties w«re reported light. Enemy gunners also shelled five allied Infantry bases. In the air war, the monsoon weather which has protected North Vietnam for six months is beginning to break, leaving the Hanoi-Haiphong area open to missive American attacks unless President Johnson orders a pause. Monetary Conference in Sweden By CARL HART MAM Associated Press Writer STOCKHOLM (AP) - The finance ministers of 10 nwjcir in- dwtriailzed nations, 'Including the United States, opened a crucial international monetary conference today after a^elec' bslwfcfcfi club-swinging 'ppllce that Arkansas wUJ begin to lose Us progressive appearance If It has another administration like that of Gov, Wtothrop R-sckefej, ler, Faubus made the remarks In a column in his weekly newspaper, the Madison County Rec* Faubus said Oklahoma "has now had two Republican administrations and has not been progressive. Not necessarily unpn> gressive because they were He* publicans. "There are good and bad ad- mi/jistratiofls, whether Republicans or Democrats," Faubus said. The column was Faubus" first since he left the state recent!* traded West for parts unknown. oastr-itorj. The ministers faced of firm, ippo'iitjon to from Fniiee. Violence broke out as U.S. Treasury Secretary a Henry H. Fowler arrived at tne ence tuil. The young s'.ra'.ors shouted "USA-i-aj era" and other slogans and burned a large placard in the form <>f a dollar bill. At least a dozen wvre arrested as they resisted [/>lice efforts to push yh back into a side street. The conference was C4llwJ to take the firal step-in cre^tio.i of 4 new monetary u.iit for use la internationil trade to supple- in 30! the principal ipits now iwriiully u dollars i.id pounds sterling.

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