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Hope, Arkansas
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The tragedy of Man: He starts off with a Country - and winds up with a Government! Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alei H. Wishburn Wise-Crack Truth in Office Just as in Print ( o Hal Boyle's curbstone phllosphers you must add the name of Marvin Watte r- son, retired custodian of Hope city hall, Marvin came up with this crack over the week-end— whether original or remembered 1 failed to determine: "The score on a lot of welfare folks is three out and one in— Out of clothes, out of money, in debt, and out-of-doors," Hope Star id Printed by tftfy fW«p^,:i#w,i ;* . VOL. 69-No. 180 - 10 Pages Star of Hope, 1895, Press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 1929 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY 13,1968 Members Associated Press & Audit fiiifeati of 6lfciilaflon§ Av, net paid circulation 3 ffldi, ending Xfefefc 31,1968-8,381 T On April 30 we charged that federal Form MC27A (Rev,) for the reporting of the 1907 Census of Manufactures is a misrepresentation, deceit, and untruth. At the top of the form, returnable to the Census Bureau this year reporting 1967 statistics on private business, the Government agency publishes the shops and same public notice given in is usual, earlier forms, as follows: "NOTICE - Response to this inquiry is required by law (Title 13 U.S. Code). By the same law, your report to the Census Bureau is confidential. It may be seen only by sworn Census employes and may be used only for statistical purposes." But the 1967 form adds this line to the Notice of earlier years: "The law also provides that copies retained in your files are immune from legal process." This last line is untrue. As I pointed out in my editorial of April 30 the Supreme Court of the United States declared in a decision Dec. 11, 1961, that while original reports in the files of the Census Bureau are immune to legal process this protection DOES NOT extend to copies remaining in private business files— and these copies may be demanded by Government • agents. French Strike Fails to Reach Goal By LOUIS NEVIN Associated Press Writer PARIS (AP) — French labor unions, students and opposition politicians joined today in the first nationwide general strike of President Charles de Gaulle's 10-year rule. But by midday the attempt to paralyze France appeared to have fallen far shorl of its mark. Except for scattered slowdowns and disruptions the coun° try seemed largely unaffected. Train service was reduced departure of international flights from France was canceled, traffic in the cities was less than normal. But power supplies continued with only spotty interruptions and many offices did business Honor Graduates Weekend Death Toll Is Worst In Paris, one of the electricity cutoffs hit the two hotels housing the U.S. and North Vietnamese delegations to the Vietnam peace conference. But at the conference building, where full-scale discussions got under way this morning, there were no effects. The nation's four mam trade unions acted together for the first time in more than a decade to organize the strike. Security officials hoped that a major demonstration planned during the afternoon would not turn violent. Thousands of students were expected to join with workers in a three-hour march through a working class district to the left bank. The strike was called in support of students at the University of Paris whose conflict with the government erupted last week in bloody battles with police. The riots, strikes and demonstrations could not have come at a more embarrassing time for CAROL ANTHONY Carol Anthony and Jimmy Turner lead the 1968 graduating class of Hope High School scholastically. Carol, the valedictorian, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Anthony. This week she received an award for being "the most outstanding player" on the 1968 girls basketball team, She is an honor graduate and has been selected for membership in the Society for Academic Achievement. She has been secretary of the National Honor Society, treasurer of the Future Teachers, parliamentarian of the Career Girls Club, and a member of Mu Alpha Theta Honor Math Society and the Junior Counselors. Carol was a delegate to Girls State. Carol plans to enroll at the University of Arkansas in September and will major in mathematics. JIMMY TURNER Jimmy, the salutatorian, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Turner. He was business manager of the 1968 Bobcat and received an award for "service beyond th4 call of duty." He has been a senior representative on the student council, treasurer of the National Honor Society, and a member of the Future Teachers, Mu Alpha Theta Honor Math Society, and the Quill and Scroll Honor Society. Jimmy, too, is an honor graduate and has been named for membership in the Society for Academic Achievement. Jimmy was president of his junior class and vice president of the sophomore class. He was also a delegate to Boys State. His Peace Essay placed first in the local and district Lions contest. Next fall he plans to enter Hendrix College. About Half of 20,000 Reserves in Callup Headed for 1 Vietnam Therefore the Government, which constantly charges private De G^ 116 with hundreds of for- business with misrepresenta- ei £ n newsmen assembled for tion, deceit, and untruth, in trade the opening today of the Viet- and advertising, itself stands con-™" 1 P eace **&*• ,, „ t victed of misrepresentation, de- Theret wtas n° indication, how- celt, and untruth in an official ever > that «e demonstrators document would trv to a PP r oach the On May 3 I reported in this conference hall. And the govern- column that I had appealed May ment made sure that the strike 2 to our Congressman, John Paul o f Po wer P lan t workers and oth- Hammerschmidt of the Fourth ers would not interfere with the Arkansas District, to demand an conference. explanation from the Census T h e strlke tegan at one min- Bureau. u ' e P 3 - 3 ' midnight. Our ' position was further Although the students and reinforced this morning when the their struggle for improvement May 11 membership bulletin of of university conditions were the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Chattanooga, Tenn., reached this office— reprinting the gist of our April 30 editorial. I am asking SNPA to forward to Congressman Hammer- Schmidt a copy of its bulletin as proof that the issue is being raised regionally if not nationally — a status which will be reached when the Census Bureau finally is compelled to make a public statement. the chief reason for the demonstrations, many unions called on their members to demonstrate ilso for greater job security and more purchasing power for their wages. By FRED HOFFMAN AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 20,000 Army, Air Force and Navy Reservists and National Guardsmen—about half of them Vietnam-bound—answer President Johnson's call to active duty today. How long they stay in uniform will depend at least partly on the course of U.S.-North Vietnamese talks beginning today in Paris. They could be held on active duty for up to two years. The course of the peace talks may also determine whether any more citizen soldiers and sailors will be called up. Pentagon officials said no decision has been reached on any further muster of Reservists. Acting on Johnson's orders, Secretary of Defense Clark M. Clifford announced April 11 that Some of Those Little Irritating Remarks Made Around theHouse Negro Named to L.R. Board By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Dr. Ernest T, Dixon Jr., president of Philander Smith College, became the first Negro to be elected to the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors when he was named to complete the term of A, Dean Phillips, it was announced Saturday, 3,000 Attend Winrock Sale WINROCK FARM, Ark. (AP) -Some 3,000 persons attended the llth annual production sale at Winrock terms Saturday where 42 Santa Gertrudis sold for $143,57 5. R, D, Keene of Orlando, Fla,, paid the top price for a bull, $13,000, Jack Burrell of Whitesboro, Tex., paid the top price for a cow and calf, $G,000, Two Killed In Accident POCOLA, Okla, (AP) - Two persons were killed Saturday in a two-car collision in this southeastern Oklahoma community. Police identified the victims as Mrs. Nora Miller, 71, of Hackett, Ark., and her daughter, Eunice Neal, 51, of Imllo, Calif, By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) - Remarks that any wife and mother gets tired of hearing: "I know I haven't taken you out for a month of Sundays, but let's don't go out tonight." "What do you do with yourself all day—watch soap operas?" "Hey, mom, can you drive me to school this morning? I don't feel like walking." "I lost so much at poker last night that you'll have to give me some of your household money to tide me over to pay day." "Yes, it's an attractive dress, but don't you think it's for a younger woman? After all, you're not a schoolgirl any more." "Why do I have to come home by midnight. Gee, the dance will just be getting going good by then." "What if I did promise you I'd put up the screens this Saturday? I want to get in some golf today, I'll put the screens up next Saturday," "Hey, mom, it's beginning to rain. Can you drive me over to Susie's so I won't get wet?" "You'll have to go to the P-T-A meeting by yourself, honey. I'm all in. Had a hard day." "For Pete's sake, do you have to start pouring out your troubles to me the moment I step In the front door." "I'll be darned if you haven't gotten your first gray hair. Well, I guess there'll be lot more coming along soon." "I guess I'm the best judge of whether I want another drink or not." "Hey, Mom, can you stop whatever you're doing and drive me to the library before It closes?" "And here Is a picture of Dad and Mom taken before they were married. Isn'titpriceless? Aren't they utterly quaint?" "Now that I've got my shoes off, I'm not going out anywhere — I don't care who invited us." "Judging from the way these bills come flooding In, you must be spending money with a shovel." "Whenever I see you wearing those curlers to breakfast I always have to look at the calendar to be sure it isn't Halloween." "Hey, Mom, can you drive me to the dentist's? I'm already late." "Every time you come from the beauty shop you look like a peeled onion." "What makes you think I'm not listening to you? 1 heard every thing you said, whatever it was." "I'm not certain which train I'll take. If I'm not on the 6:34, you'd better meet the 7:18, too. Better bring along hour knitting, though, because I may be on the 7:49." "Hey, Mom, drop everything. I want you to drive me to—." about 24,500 reservists were being ordered to active duty. They were given 30 days to arrange their affairs before putting on their uniforms. Clifford said about 10,000 of the Reservists and Guardsmen would be sent to Vietnam to provide needed support troops and the rest would help fill out the badly depleted central force of fighting men kept in the United States for possible use worldwide. Last week, about 1,250 Air Force and Air Guard troops were excused from active service because it was found regular Air Force units could provide the support functions the Reservists had been designated to fill. This reduced the over-all cal- lup total to about 23,300. Nearly 20,000 report today. They form some 87 units In 34 states. Another 3,600 Individual Reservists from the Army ready reserve manpower pool will show up for active duty starting June 15, the Pentagon said. These men will fill out the ranks of understrength units called to active duty. The new callup brings to more than 38,000 the number of Reservists and Guardsmen ordered to active duty since January. Bids Asked on Concessions at Millwood Proposals for a commercial concession to be located in the Millwood Reservoir are being accepted by the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers. Bids will be opened at 1 p.m. on June 3 in the Tulsa District Office, The site offered for lease designated as Beard's Bluff Con* cession contains approximately 4 l /2 acres of land and water. Col. Vernon W. Hnkey, Tulsa district engineer, said the lease will run for 10 years. The annual rental will be amount state in the offer accepted by the government but no offers for less than the appraised fair rental value of the property will be accepted. The minimum facilities and services to be provided during the first lease year include an 80 linear-foot floating dock, gasoline and serve dock, office con» cession float, 25 slips for boats and two rental boats. Proposals will be analyzed to A record 15 persons were killed in weekend traffic accidents in Arkansas, with nine of the victims dying in three separate mishaps, an Associated Press count showed today, The State Police said the total was the most for any weekend, including holidays, since the State Police began keeping records in 1966. The death toll covered the period between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday, Four persons were killed and three others injured Saturday night in a two-car collision on U.S. 67 about three miles north of Swifton. State Police identified the dead as Jerry Morris, 51, and his brother, Willie both of Mabelvale, and Larry Nicholson, 31, and Walter Mathis, both of Newport. Officers said Nicholson attempted to pass another car during a rainstorm and collided head-on with a car driven by Jerry Morris. Injured in the accident were James Paul Turner of Tuckerman and Sammy Mathis and Joe Long, both of Diaz. Moses Thomas, 18, and James Love, both of Hampton, and Charlie Knight, 25, of Camden, died early Sunday in a two-car crash on Arkansas 4 about one mile west of Harrell in Calhoun County. A two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 61 about eight miles south of Osceola Saturday night claimed the lives of two persons and injured six others—all occupants of the same car. The victims were William M. Smith, 24, of Savannah, Tenn., and Herman Miller, 31, of Joiner. Police said Miller's car $as_ m ~ a "ted"to .struck head-on by a car driven-' gjj d by, Joe N. Bowen, 20, of Bassett. Officers said Bowen was attempting to pass another car. Hospitalized at Memphis in critical condition were Miller's wife Eloise, 30, and their children, Danny, 10, and Debby, 11, and Smith's wife, Peggy Jean, 20, and the Smith 's children Gloria Jean, 1, and William Gordon, 3. Odel Adams 18, of White Rock (Pulaski County) was killed Saturday when the car he was in crashed into a concrete culvert and flipped end over end on U.S. 67 about six miles south of Malvern. Frank C. Henderson, 54, of England, was killed in a two- car crash Saturday on Arkansas 130 about seven miles east of England. Roosevelt Canady Jr., 5, of Pine Bluff, was killed Saturday when he was struck by a city bus in Pine Bluff. James Owens, 21, of Wynne, a student at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, was killed Sunday when his car struck a bridge railing on Arkansas 18 about three miles west of Lake City. Lee Logan, 21, of BlytheviUe was killed Sunday when his car struck the rear of a tractor trailer truck about five miles south of Qsceola on Interstate 55, Negotiators off North Vietnam, I). S. Meet In an Atmosphere of Hope Red Attack APN ^» est CongAccused of Troop Buildup on Saigon Is Crushed By GEORGE ESPER Associated Press Writer SAIGON (AP) - The U.S. Command says allied troops have crushed the main thrust of the Communist command's nine-day-oid attack on Saigon, but it also announced the loss of a Special Forces camp 350 miles to the northeast. Headquarters said Special Forces-- Green Beret — troops and South Vietnamese irregulars were evacuated by air Sunday from the Kham Due Camp after North Vietnamese troops attacked one of its outposts and threatened to overrun the entire camp. The enemy shot down one of the evacuation planes, a four- engine C130 transport, killing the six Air Force crewmen and an undisclosed number of civilian irregulars and South Vietnamese army soldiers, U.S. headquarters said. A C130 can carry about 100 troops. The camp, with about 400 defenders, came under attack Friday. Headquarters said preliminary reports showed 19 Americans killed and 89 wounded. It had no figures on South Vietnamese casualties. Troops of the U.S. 196th light Infantry Brigade moved in to cover the withdrawal, and military spokesmen said more than 300 enemy soldiers were esti- LV« been killed. They, tin unknown additional number were killed in massive air strikes, including seven missions near the camp by Air Force B52 bombers Sunday night and today. Lt. Gen. Fred C. Weyand announced the victory over the enemy's main thrust against Saigon. "Although isolated small attacks, terrorism and harassment by fire, including rockets, are still possible, large numbers of the enemy have been attempting to withdraw from the battlefield for the past 48 hours, many being intercepted in the process," said Weyand, who commands the 2nd Field force. The general said more than 5,200 enemy soldiers were killed or captured in the 3rd Corps Tactical Zone—Saigon and the 11 provinces around it—since the Viet Cong launched their offensive May 5. He said about half of these were lost in greater Saigon area. The remainder were killed or captured when their units were intercepted ' T See RED ATTACK on Page Two U.S. and North Vietnamese negotiators meet in an atmosphere of slender hope. the principals in the Vietnam peace talks are as different as the worlds they represent, U.S. officers say the Viet Cong appears to be pulling away from Saigon after a week of attacks. Nearly 20,000 reservists and National Guardsmen answer President Johnson's call to active duty today. About half are Vietnam-bound, POLITICS Sen Robert F. Kennedy and Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy stage their final hunt for votes in the Nebraska presidential primary, a test which may give a political bonus to Vice President Humphrey. Sen. Kennedy's campaigning is reminiscent of the style of President Kennedy, but there are many differences. Leonard Hall, one of Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller's top advisers, talks to Western Republican governors in an attempt to stop Richard M. Nixon from staking a presidential campaign claim in that area. About 11.4-mlllion Americans will be old enough to vote for the first time in the November elections. Six states choose more tnan 150 national political convention delegates this week. WASHINGTON Construction of a tent city to house the demonstrators begins in the Poor People's Campaign. The Medical Committee for Human Rights is expanding Its program to improve health and medical services for the poor. INTERNATIONAL The liberal leaders of Czechoslovakia's Communist party show no signs of knuckling to pressure from the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany. NATIONAL Mike Grost isn't worried about the draft interrupting his plans for graduate school after he receives a degree at Michigan State University because he'll only be 15 years old. ARKANSAS Sen. J. William Fulbright lashed out at Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller as he makes a bid for Democratic party unity. Resident of Pfescott Dies in Wreck ATLANTA, Tex. (AP)- Mrs, lision on U.S. 59 in Atlanta, All Around Town By The Star Staff See PIPS on Page Two Hope Pastor to Address Graduates The Rev, Kenneth Bazar, pas. tor of the Liberty Baptist Church of Hope, will bring the 1968 Commencement Address Monday evening. May 13, tor the Oklahoma Missionary Baptist Institute and Seminary in Marlow, Oklahoma, During the Commencement Services, the Rev, Bazar will be given the degree of Doctor in Divinity by the Oklahoma school, In addition to pastoring the local church, the Rev, Bazar is Assistant Editor of Publications for the churches of the American Baptist Association, with offices in Texarkana, According to Or, R, T, Per* ritt, president of the Oklahoma Missionary Baptist Institute, the honorary degree is being given because of the Rev. Bazar's work in the literature field and his accomplishments in various youth activities among the churches of the American Baptist Association. At graduation exercises for Lewlsvtlle High School Sunday, May 19, the Rev. David Pearson, pastor of the First Christian Church of Lewisville, will deliver the 11 a.m. sermon ,,, he is a resident of Hope and the son of Mrs, Roland Pearson, An Entered Apprentice degree will be conferred at Whitfield Masonic Lodge No, 239 Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Lester Sitzes will leave this weekend for a 3»week tour of western and eastern Europe with the Illinois Dental Leaders Goodwill Tour , . , this is part of the People to People Travel Program. County Judge Finis Qdom told the Star today that several bridges have been washed out over the county by recent flood* ing and cautioned drivers to be very careful , , , as soon as weather permits the County will fix the bridges and washed out roads, The names of two of Mrs, Kate GosaeU's piano pupils wereomiU ted to a story last week about the auditions at Texarkana .. .David and Donald Sitzes. Mrs. Pert Reese is in Doctor's Hospital, Shreveport, La,,, she is in Room 260. In less than a week, since last Tuesday, May 7, this section has had 7.55 inches of rain, Sammie J, Wingfield, son of Mr, and Mrs, Jim Wingfield of Rt, 1, Washington, has been pro« moted to airman first class in toe U.S. Air Force , , , Airman Wingfield is a material specla. list at McGuire AFB, New Jer» sey , , , he is a member of the Military Airlift Command^ pies of the area," .- z In effect, this last point was a direct proposal for North Vietnam, once peace was established, to join in a U-S.-assisted development program. Opinion Wo$ Proper, Bennett Some 143 students are candidates for graduation at Arkansas L „ , , A&M College on Sunday. May 26 to allow privatejjlj&s (o ,,, the group Includes Ann Terry ro &^ drinks. Johnson of Hope, the Guaranty Financial Corpora* tion of Pine Bluff has purchased General Marine Wustries, to$ t| a pleasure * boat manufacturing arm at Arkadslpfcia . . , tiw " 3 nouncement was made by Hayes L, McKiimie, executive vice ftt&w«rtMfti& *** 1 f»ttnler*ffi -«*-—•- " mci* LITTLE ROCK (AP) Bennett, one of six persons seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, said Sunday that Atty, Gen. Joe Purcell'g opinion that Class 6 permits were Ulega4 was % "proper, law. ful opinion. 1 * ~ Purcett rendered the opinion, i»n»i§ governing the issuance of permits were established month by the Alcoholic Sever* *f e Control Boar4, " W» bmtwm o| mixed drl$*s, &s been a problem a loaf tt» e «" iwett, a former %ttoi« general, safei, "Som.e iegig* sJ|Q»M uave By JOHN M. HfGHTOWEK AP Special Correspondent PARIS (AP) -. The United States accused North Vietnam directly today of moving "substantial and increasing numbers of troops and supplies" into the South, and called on the Hanoi government to take some "im?; portant step toward peace." :; In an opening statement at the first round of substantive negotiations, Ambassador W, Averell Harriman renewed a* U,S, offer to withdraw forces from Vietnam if and when the. North pulls its forces from the; South and the "level of violence" subsides. "For our part," Harrimande- clared, "we desire no bases iit South Vietnam, and we are pre« pared to leave the facilities we have built there to the people to use as they wish." ... For the other side, Xuan Thuy been d e f e a t e d but fs continuing its "aggression", against the people of 'Vietnam..: An outline of Xuan Thuy's speech was given to a news' conference after the meeting by Nguyen Thanh Le, chief spokesman for the North Vietnamese delegation. Xuan Thuy said the United States has been condemned by international .opinion including, opinion in the .United States. President Johnsoq, he, added; had been obliged to announce a limitation ''of U.S. bombing but in reality aerial bombardment of an important part of the country is continuing and U.S. reconnaissance planes continue to fly over the country including the capital. Xuan Thuy charged that new troops were being brought from the United States and new appropriations were being sought from Congressr For the United States, Harrl- man proposed: 1. The United States and North Vietnam should restore the demiitarized zone "to its proper and original status." 2. The neutralization agreements on Laos, made in 1962, "should be honored and its people should be left to the peaceful life they desire." 3. The people of South Vietnam, as a matter of principle, "must be allowed to determine their own future without outside interference," 4. The United States is pre- E. J. Wren "of Prescott, Ark., pared to join with "all the na»was killed and her daughter, ttons o* Southeast Asia—aolr Mildren Wren, of Little Rock, with others—in building a future injured Sunday in a two-car col- with great promise for the peojs president of Guaranty Financial, <*u«e4 two years ago to get 4 former resident of Hope the Piae Bluff firm's b^rd of directors include Edward Lester, Little Rock, USD formerly of Hope, cJartfW Beauett uwde bis remits W e television program <*p%g» State," itotft flft fflm

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