Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 17, 1977 · Page 1
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ni.v (T.N"! P.O. I : ox -'?-'o( '/alias, Texas XXX chance of rain under deficits and inflation, Government doesn't go broke but private citizens do. Hope Hemp*te*d County VOL. 79—NO. 55 __g Pages Member of the Aiaociated Pre*« Newspaper Enterprise Asi'n, Features Home erf the Bowie Knife Star All-Time Wfih For Period 6 Mo*. Av. 9/30/77 4,560 6Mo*.Av.9/30/7n HOPE, ARKANSAS SATVKDAY. DKCKMBER 17, 1977 4,502 Av. net paid circulation 8 month* eadlnft Sept, 30, r977-45«0 A» filed with Audit Bureau of Clrcufrtjonj,»ubject to audit . . i-*cwop»pcr Ejuicrprue A» n. r cavurrs --v. »-, ...»...», ...i.-io o.'» I v I\l»:\i l)r v r. MHrJK 17 1977 r—- v..^»... IU i.» IUUMIIUI cuuiug acpi, av, l»7f—4S9U t)tl ^ ~~~ ~ : _____ _—— •» ' Ait filed with Audit Bureau of C'rcu^tjonj^ubject to audH. I( **' Carter relays Egypt's plan to Israel's Begin WASHINGTON (AP)--Pres. promote an eventual Middle In 1974 and 1975 n»rtl«l »<rrpp. W... R.nv .«^ P.».» ......M K.. i.r.-i ...«..,^., ^^ WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres irient Carter is relaying Egypt's appraisal of Israeli negotiating proposals to Prime Minister Mcnahem Begin as well as the U.S. view of the plan that would give civil self-rule to Palestinian Arabs. Carter talked by telephone to Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and is said to be encouraged that Begln's outline could promote an eventual East settlement. Egypt, under the plan, would get back almost all of the Slnal land it lost during the Six-Day War of 1967, while Israel would retain a security corridor near its border. Areas extending eastward from the Suez Canal as well as oil fields and strategic mountain passes were handed back In 1974 and 1975 partial ngree ments. For Palestinians on the West Bank of the Jordan River and in Gaza, there would be civil self-rule. Jews would remain free to live on the West Bank, which Jordan lost in the 1967 war but they, too, would be under Palestinian authority. While Egypt would reassert Its soverignlty in Slnal, the West Bank nnrt Onrn wnulri belong to neither Israel nor Jordan and there would be no Palestinian state. The question of legal status was discussed Friday by Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, a career lawyer, and Ahron Barak, the Israeli attorney general, at the State Department. The Palestinians would not be permitted to have an army and Israel would maintain military control for a specified period. Begin, an observant Jew. is spending the Sabbath at Blair House, shunning official business. He planned to meet there with Rabbi Alexander Schindler of New York, the chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. What Israel stands to gain In cics! tf it is sccs n tsd 1* * ponce treaty with Egypt that establishes normal relations between the two old warring neighbors. To Israel, this means an exchange of ambassadors plus commercial and other ties. There was never much doubt that In a peace agreement Israel would return almost all of the Slnal. But Begln's con- cession toward the Palestinian Arabs represents a departure from his government's hard- line stance regarding the West Bank, In the past, Begin had insisted on maintaining total Israeli control. There was some question, therefore, that however eager the Israeli public may b« to end the state of war with Egypt, that It will support on- the government's concessions. The Palestine Liberation Organzatlon. meanwhile, appears left out in the cold, with no role In the negotiations and its statehood goal unfulfilled. At a news conference on Wednesday, Carter said the PLO had taken "a completely negative attitude" on recent peace efforts. Tankers fire out PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) - Safety Inspectors boarded two stricken American-owned supertankers today after fires on both were extinguished and the vessels were taken in tow by rescue tugs, port authorities reported here. The tankers, which collided off South Africa's southeast coast, were being towed out to sea to reduce the danger of coastal pollution during the inspections, port officials said. Authorities said no final decision has been made on what to do with the tankers, one empty and the other carrying more than 75 million gallons of crude oil. Sources said the oil from the loaded tanker probably will be transfered at sea to another ship. The American-owned tankers burst into flame after colliding in morning fog Friday in the Indian Ocean 20 miles off South Africa's southeastern coast. Two seamen were reported missing and 82 others, most of them Chinese, were rescued. Both Liberian-flng vessels are owned and operated by a Bethlehem Steel subsidiary, Bethlehem spokesman Bill Glgnak said. The supertankers, 1,115 feet long and 176 feet wide, were chartered by the Gulf Oil Corp. South African port authorities said the 330,954-ton Venoll was carrying a cargo of crude oil from the Persian Gulf around the Cape of Good Hope. ouncil approves state pay hikes 'Little-known economist' Korea shuffles cabinet LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Legislative Council approved a plan Friday to give raises to about 1,100 state em- ployes without sending the state pay plan back through the legislature. If that approach is legal, and a few legislators said they thought it would be, it would partly solve one of the problems which could contribute to pressure for a special legislative session next year. However, there is some doubt about the legality of this approach because of the language of the Arkansas law which sets the pay plan for state government employes. Cost also may be a factor. Granting these raises would cost in excess of $300,000, the council was told, but some legislators seemed to think the costs might be more. The ALC also named a committee of legislators to look into another potential special session area — the financial needs of the Human Services Department. The committee, Including some members who were concerned about how the department used a |1 million appropriation, is to make a report to the council at its next meeting. The amount the department pays nursing homes for their service in the medtcald program will go up significantly in January, partly because many nursing home employes will benefit from the federal minimum wage hike. But the way the department has used some of the $1 million appropriation also caused some questions. Sen. John F. "Mutt" Gibson of Dermott and Rep. John E. Miller of Melbourne said the $1 million had been intended to make nursing home care available to many people who were just barely ineligible for the medlcald program. Officials of the department said the money had been partly used for that. What the committee determines about additional funds the department may need could go a long way toward deciding whether a special session is needed. Both the state employe pay raises and the higher payments to nursing homes for their service in the medlcald program are related to the federal minimum wage Increase due to take effect next month. What the nursing homes pay their employes is expected to go up when the federal minimum wage of $2.65 an hour takes effect. That, in turn, will affect the amount the state pays the nursing homes. TOKYO (AP)-North Korea has spurred efforts to rebuild Its shattered economy with a drastic cabinet reshuffle, giving the premier's post to an economic expert little known to the outside world. The new cabinet lineup, announced over Radio Pyongyang Thursday, also showed a group of new young economic technocrats In a number of key posts, The new premier is U Jong- ok, former chairman of the heavy Industry commission and a long-time advocate of an "economy-first" policy In North Korea, one of the world's most closed Communist societies. Personal details concerning U are sketchy and even his birthdate Is unknonwn. It has been reported variously as 1905 and 1016. He first moved Into the limelight In 1951 when he became light Industry minister, a key position among North Korean industrial policy planners. But In 1970, he was relieved of his posts In the party Polit- buro and as a vlco premier, reportedly to take responsibility for failures to fulfill the 106HJ7 economic plan, which eventually was extended to 1970. However, he was rehabilitated as mining Industry minister In 1971 for the start of the next six-year economic plan and became chairman of the heavy Industry commission In 1972. He regained his vice premier's job In November 1976, North Korea's economy, hit by drought, debt, took of markets and bad management, obituaries >hrine Club entertains I at Christmas dinner Millwood Shrine Club entertained 81 members and guests at a Christmas dinner at Sheraton Inn on Tuesday. Dignitaries from Scimitar Temple In Little Rock were Noble A.J. Stover, high priest and prophet; Noble Tom Dooley, recorder; and Noble J.D. Campbell with his lady, Mildred. Noble Campbell serves as director and lalslon for Millwood Shrine Club. Other guests of honor were Noble Wllburn Johnson, his lady Fran, and Noble Marvin Hodges from the Bedouin unit, Little Rock. Four new members and their ladies were welcomed. They were Noble Lloyd Drew ana lady Alma; Noble Odle Dehan and lady Marguerite, Noble Ralph Hale and lady Patsy, Noble Arch Wylle and lady Ruth. Local guests Included Noble Harold Trent and lady Ruth, former members, and Gene Allen of The Hope Star. In a manner appropriate to the season, Romona Strech, pianist, presented a medley of Christmas music, Including traditional as well as popular melodies. On behalf of lady Belle Mudgett, Noble Tom Impson presented a check for membership In the 100 Million Dollar Club, honoring the memory of Noble Bill Mudgett. This organization, sponsored by the Shriners, is designed for the support of Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children. It la open to any interested person or organization, regardless of his afflatlon with Shrine. Noble Campbell installed the following officers for 1978: Charles Norman, president; Tom Impson, first vice president; Barney B. Smith, second vice president; and James McLarty, secretary. President Norman made the closing remarks and introduced his new committees. The next meeting will be February 14 in Nashville. on the inside The North Sea oil boom in Britain has brought much money into the northernmost part of Britain, but the islanders fear the oil rush will cost them their traditional independence andlomnwnal way of living. For account, see story, page 5. While elitists the world over have relished the chance to be able to commend a certain year's vintage, i.e., "Wasn't 73 a divine year?" the vintners at the California Napa Valley's Christian Brothers Winery, long a standard in California wine, shun the elitism. Consistency is their bag. Story, page 2. For a study of Neil Simon's latest New York- produced comedy, see Newspaper Enterprise critic Norman Nadel's commentary, page 2. CITY SUBSCRIBERS:'If you fail ,o receive your Su.r please phone 777-8841 between 6 and 0:30 p.m.. Saturdays between 3:30 and 4 p.m., « m | u nij . r jer will .Jeliver your paper. Pieane do not call before the time listed. Index Classified 6,7 Comics 4 Crossword 4 Dear Abby 3 Horoscope 3 Sports s Television 3 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS C.C. CLAUSE Charlie C. Glaus, 70, of Emmet, Route 1 died in an Alice, Texas hospital late Thursday after a brief illness. He was a member of Whltfieid Masonic Lodge No. 239 and Chapter 328 Order of the Eastern Star. ' •••• • Survivors include his wife Mrs. Allene Claus who was secretary to the manager of the Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce for nine years. Also surviving are three sons, Joe Claus, Alice, Texas, Ted Claus, New York City, N.Y., and Mike Claus, San Antonio; and a daughter Mrs. Linda Pipkin of El Campo, Texas; one step-daughter, Mrs. Dexter Butler, Emmet, Route 1; and several grandchildren. The body will He In state at Mission Park South Funeral Home in San Antonio with services Monday morning at 10 a.m. Burial will be in San Antonio. CHARLES 8. WALKER Charles S. Walker," 220 N. Pine St., died early Friday in a local hospital. He was 80. He was a retired manager of Ritchie Grocery Company, a member of the First Baptist Church, and a lifelong resident of this city. Survivors are his wife, Pearl Walker of Hope; two nephews, Robert Singleton of Azel, Tex., Robert C. Walker of Mon- tevedlo, South America; two nieces, Mrs. J.W. Greenwald of Sugarland, Tex., and Mrs. W.L. Reed of Shroveport. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday In Hcrndon chapel with Dr. Richard "Stlltner officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery under the direction of Herndon Funeral Home. •• -• • - • - .•-•...•>.'>.....' MRS. VIOLA HEARD Mrs. Viola Nash Heard, 83, died in a local hospital, She was a native of Hempstead County, and a longtime resident of Hope. She was a Baptist, for many years holding membership in Greenwood, St. Luke No. 1, and Rising Star Baptist Churches. During her latter years she and her husband moved their membership to the First Church of God where she served as a church mother. Survivors are her husband, Mitchell Heard; one daughter, Mrs. Mittle Lee Bolden of Buckeye, Ariz.; three sons, Leroy R. Heard of Houston, presiding Elder Searl Heard of Tucson, Ariz., and the Rev. Ludle Heard of Richmond, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Ollie M. Woods of Fulton, Mrs. Ardella Aubrey of Milwaukee, Wise., and Mrs. Ethel Me- Fadden of Detroit; one brother, Plercy Nash of Fulton; 39 grandchildren; 28 great- grandchildren; three great- great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the First Church of God, North Bell and Greenwood Sts. Burial will be in Cave Hill cemetery with the Rev. Thell Dlaon officiating. Smith Mortuary of Stamps Is In charge of arrangements. JM1SS SUE WESSON Miss "Sue Wesson, 88,' died Thursday In a local hospital. Sho was u retired milliner, , and a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include a host of nieces and nephews Including Jack Beaty of Hope, and Mrs. Pauline Walker of Shreveport. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday In Herndon chapel with the Hev. Dr. Richard Stlltner officiating. Burial will be In Rose Hill cemetery undr the direction of Herndon Funeral Home. LEE GORDON Lee Gordon, brother of Mrs. Maggie Knight of Mineral Springs, died Wednesday in Arkadelphla where ho made his home. He _ was a native ot Clark County, a raUred'ioggerTand a member of the Manchester United Methodist Church. Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sadie Ree Melugln Gordon; two sons, onu daughter, one brother, three sisters, and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Murry-Ruggles Funeral Home In Arkadelphla with burial In Atchley cemetery near Dalark. Secretary of Hope leHft l ? ^ ht > Pre ^ent Charles Norman, Nashville; Vice P ' ° e President ' Barne y Smi th of Nashville and James McLarty, —Hope (Ark.) Star photos .,„.,.„ . and mi *i? u BE ? S . inducted in the Snrine dub include left to right, Hev. Ralph Hale, Lloyd Drew, Arch Wylie and Odie DeHon, being congratulated by Director Soupy Campbell of Little Hock.

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