Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 8, 1968 · Page 8
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 8

Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, April 8, 1968
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HOPE (ARK) STAR, Printed By Offset J. McCarthy . . . a defiant Democrat challenges the leader Respemfirrg fo anti-Vietnam wdr sentiment, Minnesota Democrat Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy has spoken out against President Johnson's policies, saying "party unity is not a sufficient excuse for silence." The former educator has served the last 20 years representing his state in both houses of Congress. A thinking liberal, he has authored several books in the political vein. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy has called McCarthy's bid for the presidential nomination "a healthy influence on the Democratic party," There are some who say McCarthy is acting as a straw in the wind to test political climate for a Kennedy push, Testing ground will be the primaries, first of which will be in March in New Hampshire. Here in an NEA Visuals Special are highlights in McCarthy's political career. LEGAL NOTICE VOCAL McCarthy has sounded off against the Johnson administration, charging it wants to "stifle dissent and seems to have no limits on price It will pay for military victory in Vietnam. He also has attacked the President s foreign policies and economic programs. Speak for Yourself, Qene And the Minnesota senator is doing just that after beating the drums in prior years for his colleague, the then-Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. In 1956, above, McCarthy stumped unsuccessfully to get Humphrey nominated as vice-president to run with Adlal Stevenson on the Democratic ticket. He is seen with Stevenson's campaign manager, James Finnigan. At top right, McCarthy holds Humphrey photo in 1959 when he was cochairman of a Humphrey-for-President campaign—again unsuccessful. Humphrey and McCarthy in 1964, bottom right, were competitors for second place on the Democratic slate after Johnson ruled out any cabinet members. Humphrey won the nomination and the vice-presidency. PREPOUTICAL McCarthy, above, was a professor at the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn. On the cam* paign trail, lop left, he knocked on doors and won a House seat in 1948 at age 32, running on the Demo* cratlc-Farmer-Labor ticket. Daughter Margaret was 3, bottom left, in 1958 when she congratulated daddy who moved up to the Senate after serving five terms in the House of Representatives. McCarthy established a record as a liberal and served on many important committees. CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCT BUILDINGS NOTICE AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS 1. Proposals: Sealed propos* als for the construction, including the furnishing of all necessary materials, machinery, labor and equipment, of the buildings listed below (hereinafter called the "Project") to be financed pursuant to a loan contract be tween SURROUNDED by signs and well-wishers, McCarthy arrives in Minneapolis, Minn., to campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. He told Minnesota Concerned Democrats the Vietnam war issue "must be taken to the people." Monday, April 8,1968 be held by the Owner until a Proposal is accepted and a satisfactory Contractor's Bond (or Builder's Risk Policy) is furnished by the successful Bidder and such acceptance has been approved by the Administrator, or for a period not to exceed sixty (GO) days from the date herein-before set for tlie opening of Proposals whichever period shall be the shorter. If such Proposal is not one of the three low Proposals, the bid bond or check will be re- .n a the (hereinafter called the "Owner") and the United States of America, by the Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration (hereinafter called the Administrator) and designated ARKANSAS 514-F will be received by the Owner on or before 10 o'clock A.M. Central Standard Time, May 7, 1968, at its office located at Highway 71 South, Texarkana, Arkansas, (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11G9, Bidder to execute two addi- counterparts of the Pro- r and to furnish Contractor's Bond or Builder's Risk Policy in the form attached to the Proposal with sureties listed by the United States Treasury Department as Acceptable Sureties, in a penal sum not less than the contract price, 9. Failure to Furnish Contractor's Bond or Builders Risk Policy: Should the successful Bidder fail or refuse to furnish a Contractor's Bond (or Builder's Hemp- of tlie Proposal by tlie Owner, the Bidder will be considered to opened and Location: Emerson, Columbia County, Washington, Arkansas, stead County, Arkansas, „ . T 2. Obtaining Documents: The have abandoned the Proposal, ta Plans and Specifications together such event, the Owner shall be en- with another necessary forms titled (a) to enforce the Bid Bond in accordance with its terms, or (b) if a certified check has been delivered with the Proposal, to and documents for bidders may be secured from F. M. Hollandsworth, Consulting Engineers at P. 0. Box 308, Highway 64, Wills retato from the Proceeds of the Point, Texas 75169 uponpayment certified check the difference of Seven and 50- 100 Dollars (not exceeding the amount of he certified check) between the amount of the Proposal and such larger amount for which the Owner may in good faith contract with another party to construct tained upon payment of Five and the Project. The term''success- ful Bidder" shall be deemed to any Bidder whose pro- is accepted after another ($7.50) which payment will be refunded to each bona fide bidder within ten (10) days after the bid opening. Additional sets of Plans and Specifications may be ob- no-100 Dollars ($5.00) which payment will not be subject to include refund. The Plans and Specifications may be examined at the office of F. M. Hollandsworth, west Arkansas operative, Incorporated, A copy of the loan contract may also be examined at the office of the Owner. 3. Manner of Submitting Proposals: Proposals and all supporting documents required to be attached thereto must be posal Bidder has previously refused or has failed to furnish a satisfac- South- tory Contractor's Bond (or Build- Telephone Co- er's Risk Policy). 10. Contract is Entire Agreement: The contract, effected by acceptance of the Proposal shall be deemed to include the entire agreement between the parties thereto, and the Bidder shall not claim any modification thereof resulting from any representa- submitted on the forms furnished tion or promise made at any time by the Owner and must be de- by any officer, agent or employee livered in a sealed envelope, ad- of the Owner or by any other per- dressed to the Owner. The name son and address of the Bidder, its , Minor Irregularities: The , license number, if a license is Owner reserves the right to waive .. required by the State, and the minor irregularities or minor date and hour of the opening of errors in the Proposal, if it ap- bids must appear on the envelope Pears to the Owner that such ir- in which the proposal is submit- regularities ted. Proposals must be filled in in Ink or typewritten. No alterations or interlinationswillbe permitted, unless made before submission, and initialed and dated. 4. Familiarity with Conditions: Prior to the submission of the Proposal, the Bidder shall make and shall be deemed to have made a careful examination of the site of the Project and of the Plans and Specifications, forms of Construction Proposal and Acceptance, and Contractor's bond on file with the Secretary of the Owner and with the Administrator and shall become informed as to the location and nature of the proposed construction, the transportation facilities, the kind and character of the soil and terrain to be encountered, the kind of facilities required before and during the construction of the Project, general local conditions, and all other matters that may affect the cost and the time of completion of the Project. Bidders will be required to comply with all applicable statutes, regulations, etc., including those pertaining to the licensing of contractors and the socalled "Kick- Back" Statute (48 Stat. 948) and regulations issued pursuant thereto, 5. Bidders' Qualifications: A Bidder who has not already com. pleted similar construction for P lv wlth ^ of the undertakings or errors were made through inadvertence. Any such irregularities or errors so waived must be corrected on the Proposal prior to its acceptance by the Owner. 12. Rejection of Proposals: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals. 13. Discrepancies: Where a discrepancy appears between the sum of the Base Bids for each building and the Total Base Bid, the correct addition of the Base Bid price for eacn building shall control. 14. The Owner Represents: (a) If by provisions of the Proposal, the Owner shall have undertaken to furnish any materials for the construction of the Project, such materials are on hand at locations which may be determined by the Bidder's inquiry of the Architect, or if sucli materials are not on hand, they will be made available by the Owner to the successful Bidder before the time such materials are required for incorporation into the Project. (b) Title to the property on which the Project is to be constructed has been obtained. (c) All funds necessary for prompt payment for the construction of the Project will be available. If the Owner should fail to com- an REA borrower shall file with the Architect the Bidder's Qualifications on forms supplied by the Architect at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the scheduled bid opening. G, Time of Completion of Construction: The time of completion of construction of the Pro- ° wne . r . to ooii| p ly witt -' such un - contained in the foregoing representations or if any of such representations shall be incorrect, the Bidder will be entitled to an extension of tho time of completion of construction for a period equal to the delay, if caused by the failure of the demonstration i« U«« with the Jate Nr. Martin Luther King's policies. A M! WJVi'ral hundred Negroes kneel in prayer iu front of the Texas state cupitol at 1» memory of to* murdered civil rights leader. VIOLENT reaction to J)r. Martin Luther King's assassination in Memphis, Teuu., ei iu Harlem, New York City's Negro district. Police reported a rash of window smash Looting ami lires. came smashing, ject shall be as specified by the Architect in the Proposal. 7. Bid Bond: Each Proposal must be accompanied by bid bond in the form attached or a certified chuck on a bank that is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, payable to the order of the Owner, in an amount equal to ten percent (10 per cent) of the maximum bid price. Each bidder shall agree, provided its proposal is one of the three low proposals, that by filing its Proposal together with sucli bid bund or check in consideration of the Owner's receiving ami considering such Proposal, said Proposal shall bo firm und binding upon each such Bidder and such bid bond or check shall dertakings or by any such incorrect representations; provided the Bidder shall have promptly notified the Owner in writing of its desire to extend tlie time of completion in accordance with the foregoing, and provided further that sucli extension, if any, of the time of completion shall be the sole remedy of tlie Bidder for the Owner's failure to comply with any of tlie foregoing representations. Southwest Arkansas Tele, phone Cooperative, Inc. Harrison Grace, President F. M. Ilollaiulsworlh, Consulting Engineers Dated 4-4-G8 April 8, ID, 19G8

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