Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 9, 1968 · Page 1
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NtTwi SAIGON CITIZENS inspect a display of weapons captured from Communists during the Tet offensive. Tried to Be Fair, Welfare Head Says "LITTLE ROCK (Ap)-Len E. BJaylbck said Monday that his f|rst 51 weeks as state Welfare Commissioner had not been very satisfying. "I don't really feel any sense of achievement," Blaylock said, '.'other than to say I've tried ifiy best to be fair with the em- ployes, the welfare recipients and the taxpayers. v "The programs were already set up when I took over, the ijjoney was already approprlat- qd and all we could do was try tp-. carry out what the legislature provided for," Blaylock said. -; Blaylock, 50, said however, that he wanted to remain on the fob. 'Blaylock, also said that the job had changed his views somewhat. He said he was a pjretty stern conservative when he took the job that the position had moved him nearer a liberal view. ;,"You ..can't-work,,i^ this 'job, vflttfoiit getting a"feeling 'of deep' sympathy for welfare clients," he said. "These people have no lobby, especially the children, and you get to .feeling responsible for them, "I felt responsible to the taxpayer at first, but now I suppose I feel more responsible to the welfare recipient," he said. Hied Center Must Withhold Union Dues LITTLE ROCK (AP)- Chancellor John T. Jernigan has ruled that the University of Arkansas Medical Center must withhold union dues through payroll deductions for the members of the two unions which work at the Medical Center. One of the unions, the Hospital, Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Workers Union, Local 200, filed a suit against Storm Whaley, vice president for health sciences at the University of Arkansas. It was determined during the trial that the members of the State, County and Municipal Employes Union also wanted the Medical Center to check-off union,due? w,heri n .the employes requested-tlrat j 'thls te'tione. ••'*Whaley testified at the trial in February that the dues were Weather Experiment Station report for 24* hours ending at f a»m, Tuesday, High 74, Low SO, Forecast ARKANSAS - Mostly cloudy south with chance of showers and few thundershowers extreme south tonight and early Wednesday. Otherwise, clear to partly cloudy north and central tonight and Wednesday. A little cooler tonight, Low tonight upper 303 north to low 50s extreme south, Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Albany, cloudy 60 53 Albuquerque, clear 63 42 Atlanta, cloudy 75 57 Bismarck, clear 57 27 Boise, cloudy 55 38 Boston, cloudy 59 50 Buffalo, cloudy 64 42 Chicago, clear 62 48 Cincinnati, cloudy 70 47 Cleveland, cloudy 69 44 Denver, clear 46 19 Des Moines, clear 59 43 Detroit, clear 69 48 Fairbanks, cloudy 2 -2 Fort Worth, cloudy 76 54 Helena, clear 51 28 Honolulu, clear 84 70 Indianapolis, cloudy 71 50 Jacksonville, cloudy 87 69 Juneau, cloudy 41 34 Kansas City, clear 65 35 Los Angeles, clear 89 62 Louisville, cloudy 69 48 Memphis, cloudy 68 55 Miami, cloudy 77 74 Milwaukee, clear 57 38 Mpls.-St.P., cloudy 54 79 New Orleans, cloudy 80 64 New York, clear 58 55 Okla. City, cloudy 70 54 Omaha, clear 59 32 Philadelphia, clear 66 52 Phoenix, clear 85 51 Pittsburgh, clear 69 45 Ptlnd, Me., cloudy 53 45 Ptlnd, Ore., clear 61 39 Rapid City, cloudy 49 25 Richmond, clear 81 56 St. Louis, clear 72 40 Salt Lk. City, clear 50 30 San Diego, clear 76 57 San Fran., clear 72 55 Seattle, clear 55 42 Tampa, cloudy 86 70 Washington, cloudy 68 53 Winnipeg, cloudy 48 24 (T- Trace^ Take to a matching handbag Everything about you is fashion right, but what about your handbag? Smartaire's matching shoe and bag give you a beautiful finish. $12.99 Matching bag: $8.99 RED BLACK BROWN KID ALSO not withheld because the University's Board of Trustees felt Act 133 of 1967 made withholding them discretionary. Jernigan ruled that the act made withholding the dues mandatory. Union and losses at the burg totaled 51,000 lives. mn (ARK) STMt, Thousands in Tribute to Dr. King By AUSTIN SCOTT Associated Press Writer MEMPHIS, Term, (AP) They came from many places, And they were guided, as they marched mournful and silent along Main Street, by the nonvi* olent teachings of the man they had come to honor, Dr, Martin Luther King Jr, They stood under overcast skies on the broad plaza in front of Memphis' new City Hall to hear his widow challenge them in slow, strong tones to "see that his spirit never dies." And they heard the Rev, Ralph Abernathy, King's close friend and successor, promise to return to Memphis with Mrs, King to help the garbage strikers whose plight had first drawn King to the city where he became the victim of an assassin. "It was a beautiful march," said a young lady Monday as she returned along streets strewn with posters reading "Honor Dr, King, End Racism." Police estimated 19,000 marchers. Eight abreast, hands often linked, the slow procession wound from the littered streets near Clayborn Temple, deep in the Negro slum area, past the smashed windows of Beale Street, testimony to the violent end of King's last march the week before, and into the modern, marble world of downtown Memphis. Little gasps went up on all sides as the widow, her pretty face framed by a black veil that fell over the shoulders of her simple black dress, joined the front of the march with three of her four children near the midway point. A portion of the 5,000 National Guardsmen quartered here guarded the march route, some in the turrets of M-48 tanks, the first time such vehicles have been used to keep the peace in Memphis. "How many men must die before we can really have a free and true and peaceful society? How long will it take?" asked Mrs. King from the speaker's/ platform at City Hall. "My husband was a loving man, a man who was complete-" ly dedicated to nonviolence," she'-said. "We want to carry oh" the best-we can in the traditions which we feel he would want,us ; to carry on. "We must carry on, because this is the way he would have ' wanted it." Negotiations over the seven- week-old garbage strike, where union recognition is a key factor, were recessed Tuesday to both sides to attend funeral ir ORANGE YELLOW PLATINUM GREEN WHITE BLACK PATENT RED CROSS SHOES Our citilied Red Cross Shoe is tailored for town, sophisticated for showing off after dark with that every special touch of fashion. The smooth, sculptured lines of this new shaped pump come with a touch of up-front interest—an oval buckle rimmed with gold—made to complement your spring wardrobe, day or evening. Young footwear beauty with a classic design that you'll want to own. (HtANADA $17. A Family Shoe Stare" Pfiftted ft Offset 3 Arlcftnsans If filed in War WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department released a list Monday of 82 servicemen, including three Arkansans, who had been killed in action in Vietnam. The victims were identified as Army S. Sgt. Marvin E. Burrows, husband of Mrs. Mary A, Burrows of New Blaine (Logan County); Army Pfc, Jewel L. Rainwater, son of Mrs. Luella Rainwater of Van Buren, and Marine Pfc* Cecil L, Jones, brother of Jonah E. Jones of Jonesboro. Minimum voting age in Finland is 24, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Words Won't Prevent Kate Unrest LITTLE ROCK (Ap) ~ William L. "Sonny" Walker, director of the Pulaski County Economic Opportunity Agency, said Monday that words would no longer be enough to prevent racial unrest in Arkansas. "We are not at a point where we will explode without giving us all an opportunity to work it out," Walker said at a news conference. "But I don't know how long this will be. "We cannot any longer make promises that we can't keep," he said. "Wo cannot any longer make promises mat we don't interri to keep. "Little Rock can be a tranquil, stable city," Walker said. "Pulaski County can be a Iran* qull, stable county and Arkansas can be a model for the nation." Walker said Arkansans should take a stand in favor of open housing and urged Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller to declare one week of April or early May as Job Opportunity Week. He said the problem of no recreational facilities in a neighborhood should be solved and that school facilities should be made available for job training program-. The custom of the loving cup is traced back to the days of wassailing. These cups are used as trophy cups. Tuesday, April 9,1968' Mixed Reviews for Youth, 15 LONDON (AP) - A 15-year- old boy who ms.de a double de« but Sunday night with the London Symphony Orchestra—as both composer and conductor— got mixed reviews from British critics today, Oliver Knussen did better with the audience at the Royal Festival Hall. He blushed and smiled his way through 10 min*" utes of cheering applause and" 1 five curtain calls after conducting the orchestra in the pre«, miere of his own first sympho*..'. ny. .; Oliver, son of the orchestra's; principal bass player, Stuart Knussen, conducted the 25-min- - ute symphony of four move-.! ments without a baton. READY • With Delicious Candies Shop today for the delightful treats to light up their faces on Easter morning. All fresh candy, new toys. Women's 5-101/2 TERRY SCUFFS .A*" Men's Dress Shirts 9 I JF!F • Wash and Wear • Polyester & Cotton A value-packed buy! Medium spread collar, permanent stays, con-) vertible cuffs. • They're Machine Washable! 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