Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on May 13, 1968 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Hope, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, May 13, 1968
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

,,-Mflidtf, M^ 13,1968 fulbright Bills tor \, Party Unity II LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Sen, ;|, William Fulbright, assuming :jiis role as an Arkansas Demo* ierat, lashed out at Republican $ov, Wlnthrop Rockefeller and iinade a bid for party unity here s&turday, : ' Fulbright, who is seeking rejection, told delegates at the $inual convention of the Arkan* cjas Democratic Women's Club that the party suffered a "dis* aster" with the election of Rockefeller in 1966. "We have made some mistakes, of course," Fulbright said, "but there is one thing about Democrats and that is we won't go backward. Now it is high time we reassess our selves and put Arkansas back to victory in November." : Noting his primary challeng- Srs, the senator singled out Jim Johnson without naming him. 'He reminded the 300 delegates that Johnson had supported Republican Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964 and was supporting the third party candidacy this year of George Wallace. "Despite what some people say, I did not support Goldwater In 1964 or Rockefeller in 1966, and I will not support Richard Nixon or George Wallace in 1968," Fulbright said. The theme of the convention was "Victory in November" and Chairman Barbara O'Dell of North Little Rock read a list of "have-we-had-enough" critiques of the Rockefeller administration. Miss O'Dell was critical of Rockefeller for bringing in out- of-staters for state jobs and accused him of going to New York for haircuts. But the center of attention was Fulbright, who took time from his party unity pitch to assess the Vietnam war and peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam in Paris. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said there was reason to believe the Paris conference would be successful. "All of us certainly should pray that it will bring about a cease fire as a normal first step," he said. Fulbright said much of the civil and student unrest in the ESD Operations Discussed HOP! (ARK) STAR, PfifttM ft Offset Jfennetfy, McCarthy in Hebraska nation revolved around the Vietnam war, and an end to it by a Democratic administration could put the nation at ease. "So, thefirstorderofbusiness for the Democrats is to get the war stopped, to stop the killing of our young men and to stop the diversion of our attention and energies that are now directed to a poor country 10,000 miles away and to concentrate our money and our minds upon our own problems," he said. Miss Arkansas Young GOP HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Larette Lue McElroy, 19, of Harrison was named Saturday as Miss Arkansas Young Republican for 1968 and Betty Kendrick, 16, of Dover was se- elected Miss Teen-age Republican. Miss McElroy, a math and science major at State College of Arkansas, is the daughter of Mr, and Mrs. L. C. McElroy of Harrison. Miss Kendick is the foster daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Martin of Dover. Australia, with just under three people per square mile, is the world's least-populated continent. BARRY'S SPECIALS PRICES GOOD MONDAY. TUESDAY WEDNESDAY BABY BEEF Rib Steak .69* Bologna Fat Back ALL MEAT DRYSALT 5 LB. LBS. 49C Bananas 2 « 25(5 Lettuce H™! Stf YELLOW i Onions 3 *. 25P MEYERS BREAD 5 1-Lb. \ I LOAVES «|/ I HUNTS Peaches JACK Mackerel •f FOR Jl I FOLGERS Coffee ,69(! WASHING POWDER Fab GIANT SIZE 69* REGULAR SIZE 12's Kotex 0 C1 Vf BOXES *j) I GEORGE RISTER B. N. Holt photo with Star camera Humphrey Backers Claim 7 Conventions WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey's backers are claiming seven state convention victories in a row in his bid to pick up enough delegate votes for the Democratic presidential nomination. They said today Humphrey has a minimum of 169 pledged delegates after victories in Arizona, Alaska, Maryland, Delaware, Nevada, Wyoming—and Hawaii where party officials say he got at least 20 of 26 delegates elected Sunday night. Humphrey's chief lieutenants —Sens. Walter F. Mondale and Fred Harris—had said earlier they think they have 1,100 of the 1,312 delegate votes needed for nomination at the Democratic National Convention. The 1,100 figure was an estimate of delegates the backers think would vote for Humphrey, not delegates pledged by state party organizations. The vice president also is expected to gain delegates Tuesday in the Nebraska primary where-he-has strong support among delegate candidates whose names are best known in the state. But the major focus in Nebraska will be on the race between Democratic presidential rival Sens. Robert F. Kennedy and Eugene J. McCarthy, the only major announced Democratic candidates on the ballot. McCarthy said after Indiana's primary last week that Nebraska would offer the face-to-face contest Indiana did not because of the favorite-son candidacy of Gov. Roger D. Branigin, Nebraska Gov. Norbert T. Tiemann, a Republican, said he thinks Humphrey will get a substantial write-in vote. Tiemann also said he expects Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon to get 70 per cent of the vote. Rival New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller's supporters are seeking write-in votes and California Gov. Ronald Reagan, a favorite-son candidate, will be on the ballot. The Nebraska primary lu'gh- lights a week of political activity in wliich six states will name 95 delegates to the Democratic convention and 56 to the Republican convention. Aside from primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia, Republican delegates will be selected by party organizations in Rhode Island, Vermont and Louisiana and Democratic delegates will be selected in Maine. The West Virginia primary— in sharp contrast to the 1960bat- tle between Humphrey and John F. Kennedy—will have no presidential preference race Tuesday. In other political ddvelopmeats: — Both Rockefeller and Nixon lead all three Democratic presidential candidates, according to a Gallup Poll released over the weekend. It showed Rockefeller leading the Democrats by wider ma reins than Nixon. - Rockefeller's advisor Leonard Hull reportedly urged governors attending a Western Re» publican Governors session in Honolulu to withhold first con- vontion ballot support from Nixun. Injuries in Wreck Fatal LITTLE HOCK (AP)-James llearki, 48, of Howell, Mich., died here Saturday of injuries he received Friday in the collision of a car and pickup truck on Arkansas 1 five miles east of Trumaan. His wife, Lula, 42, \vas killed ir. the accident. "Employment Security Division Operations" was the program which George Rister, Deputy Director, Field Service, of the Little Rock office of the E.S.D., gram was arranged by Guy Basye. Maj. Paul Lawrence, the Rev. Bill Lawrence, and A I.e. Larry Lawrence made a brief visit to By WALTER K, Associated Press Writer OMAHA, Neb, (AP) - Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, an election favorite who won't admit it, and Sen, Eugene -J, McCarthy stage their final hunt for votes today in Nebraska's Democratic presidential primary-* which could hold a political bonus for Hubert H. Humphrey, Gov, Norbert T. Tiemann, a Republican, said the vice presi* dent could poll a substantial write-In vote in Tuesday's Dem* ocratic showdown, Cross-over voting is not permitted, And the governor said he expects to see Richard M. Nixon capture 70 per cent of the vote in a Republican race which holds little suspense. New York's Kennedy and Minnesota's McCarthy planned a series of campaign sessions between Lincoln and Omaha to wind up their second primary election clash in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Kennedy won the initial test, in Indiana last Tuesday, Their names are on the Nebraska election ballot along with that of President Johnson, who spurned another race for HlhlS By Ester lllcks western Nebraska* fc Wteni, Kgftfi&ty Wfi f Wh 42 per sent 6f the wte, Me* Carthy polled 29 per eenu Tfte rest went td Qov, Refer », Branigin, a favdHte son, Mecartff all bm the election In advance forecast a Kennedy showing of something over 40 per eent, with about 30 per cent of the v6te in his ovm column, He ehose to campaign in Gtefen and Cali* fornia in the waning days" of the Nebraska race, galling them key tests in the primary races for the nomination. He picked up his Nebraska campaign Sunday—and said in McCook that a victory here would help him in those later primaries, Nixon's opposition in the Republican race consists of Call" fornia Gov, Ronald Reagan, who Is on the ballot but says he isn't running for the presidency, and a miniature write-in movement for New York Gov, Nelson A, Rockefeller, a candidate not on the ballot. Perennial candidate Harold Stassen and a Nebraska cowboy named Americus Liberator also are on the GOP ballot. Tiemann said that with Johnson's name on the ballot, votes for the President could logically forraflcei be assumed to be votes sympathetic to Humphrey. Humphrey held a session with about 40 candidates for seats at Community of f BOUGHT FOR T Hi OAV All that ! aw my mother me, * John Qutaey Adams. PERSONAL MENTION Miss Linda PoindeXtef aJufl» ior History and Political gelenete Major at Hendfix College ad» dressed the Methodist Men at the St, Luke Methodist church, Little Rock, on the fiitergrattonatHen- drlx College, After which there Ms a stimulating question and answer period. She and Miss Joyce Megger- son were guest at a steak supper, in the home of Mr, and Mrs. Russel Hawkins* She is the daughter of Mrs. Earnestine Poindexter, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Logaff, CALENDAR OF EVENTS There was a wierner roast at Bethel A.M.E, church Saturday night at ?.'30 p.m. Sponsored by Mrs. Hazel Williams, Mrs. Lela McKinley and Mrs. Lillian few manager of the local E.S.D. office, Mr. Rister said that the E.S.D. was created in 1937, and there are 31 offices in Arkansas with a total staff of 331. In a look at the local employment picture, the speaker told the advantage which the Vo-Tech School gives to Hope and this that with the decline in the agriculture pursuits here, we must, of necessity, open industrial doors for employment. The pro- Castro Uses War to Keep Popularity By JOHN CLARK Cleveland Plain Dealer Writer CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) As far as the masses are concerned, Fidel Castro's popular!- ••. ty "has been sustained by his opposition to our policy in Vietnam," Cyrus S. Eaton, 84-year- •• old Cleveland financier, said after a visit with the Cuban premier last week. Vietnam and the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion have been used in Castro's propaganda to solidify his support with the Cuban masses, Eaton told the Plain Dealer in an interview at hia Acadia Farms in nearby Northfield. Eaton said Castro "points to Vietnam as an example of what to expect from America towards a small nation that goes Communist." In five "very crowded days" in Cuba, Eaton said, he saw children rush to shake Castro's hand and volunteer coffee tree planters applauding from trucks and buses when they sighted the bearded leader in a jeep with his Cleveland guest. Eaton spent part of two days with Castro. Castro, Eaton claimed, "Is the complete boss of Cuba. He is a bold and clever man and he has had some phenomenal breaks, such as the Bay of Pigs and Vietnam. He is also, in my opinion, the most energetic and strenuous statesman in the world." Eaton's dedication to coexistence between communism and capitalism has made him welcome behind the Iron Curtain and earned the apparent confidence of Soviet leaders. His trip last week to Cuba was his first there since 1958, two years before the Castro-led revolution. He flew in a Cuban airliner from Mexico on the outward trip and returned via Nassau on Cuban and British airliners. Long a breeder of ribbon-winning beef cattle at his Northfield farms, Eaton wanted to assess agricultural progress in Cuba. His visit was primarily for this purpose, He reported Cuba is conducting massive artificial insemination of cattle, using a prize Canadian bull valued at $100,000. Other breeding experiments include attempts to produce sheep providing more mutton. Cuba is getting more and more material help from U.S. allies, Eaton said. During his visit he lad conversations with the ambassadors of Canada Great Britain, France and Switzerland. "These countries have sent some of their finest diplomatic personnel to Cuba and -although I cannot reveal what they said-1 know they are impressed with Cuba's progress," Eaton continued, Dr. Don Freel was a guest at the meeting and made an appeal for support of the Blood Bank when the Bloodmobile is in Hope Monday, May 13 and Tuesday May 14 at the Vo-Tech School. Clyde Fouse presided and wel- members, guests, and it removed. Kennedy has pulled the larger crowds, and is rated a likely Nebraska winner by most Democratic politicians and surveys. But the senator is trying to dampen such talk. He scoffs at surveys indicating he will take over half the Democratic vote. "How can I get 50 per cent with four of us in the race?" He asked Sunday as his campaign plane flew over vention Saturday, The preferential primary is not binding on the delegates who will be elected Tuesday to cast 28 Nebraska votes at the convention. Call Me Prince Is Victorious Hurls Three No Hitters LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Las Cruces High School pitcher Sal Lopez hurled his third straight no-hit, no-run baseball game Saturday and has gone 17 straight innings without giving up a run or hit. Mickey Wright Wins at Midland MIDLAND, Tex. (AP) _ Mickey Wright won the $15,000 Tall Rity Open by four strokes Texarkana. NEW YORK (AP) - Call Me Prince drew away for a 2 l /z- _ _ length victory in the 93rd run- Sunday over Shirley Englehorii ning of the one-mile Withers at W ith a three-under-par 204 for 54 Aqueduct Saturday. holes. Graduate to the Game Called \\ Hide the Heater \ Who needs a big, bulky water heater taking up space in a modern kitchen. Why not graduate now to the newest, neatest, nicest Water Heater of them all — Flameless Electric. Hide it anywhere, because being electric it needs no venting — just sits there, hidden, supplying all the hot water your family needs. Buy one now — there's a $25 wiring allowance from AP&L that goes with your purchase. Ask your Reddy Plan dealer or plumber for complete details. ARKANSAS POWER A LIGHT MIDDLE SOUTH IITU.ITIES SYSTEM HELPING BUIUD ARKANSAS

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page