Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 22, 1958 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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To City Subicribfri! ff yeu fail te gat ysuf Star dig telgpHeae ?«3431 by 6 p.ffi; and a spegjal will deliver ysuf paper, Bowie Knife For WtafMr Sea Cdlumfi at Bettdm 6f This Paai S?TH YiAR; VSL. 59 - N©, 58? '}& ? HOPf, ARKANSAS, ASN6AY, SEPTEMBER 22, 19S8 Msmbtfi th« AnstliUd PHII i AbdlF lulMtt «l A». Nil Paid Clfet. i Mil. IffdfAl Mtftfc St, Kit - 1 «J PRICE Se £5PY Gunman Jhoots, Kills Prescott Officer , Ark. (AP)-A dty police offlcnf was shot to death at the Prescott Jail last night. Police Chief C, G. Johnson said officer Ed Vordeti, about 32, apparently had been oV'ci'poWci'dd by g» prisoner, who shot the police* ' s r/ian with the officer's own gun, Johnson said the prisoner probably was someone Vet'dcn had arrested shortly before the shot* ing. The. chief said that as far as he knew there had been no prl» sorters in the jail earlier. Verden's gun and bill/old \vdre missing when his body Was discovered about 11 p.m. Johnson said authorities in scv- cral states were looking for an .Automobile reported near the jail Jnsl nighl^but that the search wits hampered by lack of a license; number By THE ASSOCITED PRESS A Prescott policeman was shot to death in the city jail last night to bring rkansas' violent 'death total to 18 for the week ending ]ast midnight. There were four shooting deaths altogether, two others during the jJU'cek end. Eleven persons died in traffic, one in,:a planc-tcrash, one In an industrial accident--and one jn a fall. •" •*' The 'body of officer 'Ed Vcrden, about 32, was found in the Prescott jail about 11 p. m. Police Chief C. G. Johnson said Verden apparently had been, overpowered by a prisoner who shot the policeman with his own. gun. Johnson said' the prisoner prob- • Continued on Page Two Annual 3rd Dist. Stock Show Gets Started Today —"Hope Star Erigraving Trajctor Experts Hope Fi *F< A. .member Carroll Rowe took first place In the tractor driving contest at the Four States Fair In Texarkana Saturday. He previously has won the Hempstead contest. Denver Dickinson, also of the Hope FFA chapter, turned In a creditable ^performance that was good for 5th place in the contest which had 18 other contestants from the four states area. Carroll received a trophy and Denver, a ribbon. Weather Experiment Station report for 24hours ending at 7 a. m..Monday, High 83, Low 66; Total weekend precipitation, 3,14 inches; Total 1058 precipitation through August, 41.81 inches; during the same per- iod'a year ago, ,48.65 jrichcs, --~-- •-' -^ —' " Etendcd forecast for the period Sept 22-27: Arkansas: Temperatures near normal. Normal minima 58 lo 72. Normal maxima SO to'B7. Cooling trend latter part of week, Precipitation generally heavy in showers and thundershowers most o/ the week, . ARKANSAS: Partly cloudy to cloudy IhroughiTucsday with wide- [•ly scattered IhunderFhowers .west ' portion Tuesday, no important temperature changes, ARK REGIONAL FORECAST GBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Central, northeast and southeast Arkansas; Partly cloudy this (if- tornoon, tonight and Tuesday with little change in temperature. Wednesday partly cloudy wjth scattered s h o w e r s and little change in temperature. High this ,*,afternoon mid 80s central and • v southeast, low to mid 80s north, oast; iow tonight mid 60s cntrsl and southeast, low to mid 60s northeast, Northwest and southwest Arkart- Fas; Partly cloudy to cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday wjth widely scattered thunders h o w e r s Tuesday Wednesday partly cloudy to cloudy wjth scatt tered showers, High this afternoon low to mid 80s northwest, mi lo 'jrhlgh BOs southwest; Jo\v tonight low to mid CDs northwest, mid 60s gy THE Albany, clp«c}y ^lbuquercmo, dgudy Atlanta, clear PismarcH, clear Boston, rain LOUISIANA:' Considerable- cloudiness through Tuesday syith srjUterpd ' thundprshawers, mainly in south portions, 15J wy| p . 23 THE WiATHiR gt,§gWHIRI FRg§§ 01 6Q ' 'M 88 60 76 6? S,i9 8Q 4? ea 55 ,43 W 5} ,§? U 5i fi§ CJcvclynd, clQy^y . • 7? 59 75- 5Q 85 73 , 75 43 7i S3 76 C5 Si , <?§ n n §1 , $$ & fiQ < 74 43 35 M • m, 55 1-32 At PPtV9Jt, clear F»ri Wort)3i Helgna, clpydy pity, L,os Angglcs, pioy4/ 'M>l\vawHce, sjeur Orleans, rtfc elm' >. i Napcy Frazier ' SWEETHEART of the Hope Chapter ' Future Farmers of America is Miss Nancy Frazier, Hope High Senior who is a FHA member -and plays in the school band, She will represent Hope FFA in the Youth Talent program tonight at the Third District Livestock show in the Coliseum. Two Accidents L&aye Five * *,***•* * *• Persons Hurt Mr, and Mrs. Ri)oy Marquis of near Fulton were injured about 7;30 last night when their car stalled on the railroad track at McNab and was hit by *a Frisco freight train- 'M'rs. Marquis' suffered a back injury, cuts and bruises. Mr, Mar» c|uis sustained cuts and 'bruises. The auto was dentolishcd. The couple, was brought to a local hospital by an Oakcrest ambulance. Friday night below Bradley three Hope persons were painfully injured, in an accident, Mrs. Odette Johnson and Mr, and Mrs. Cecil Evans suffered cuts" and bruises when their car overturned, Details of the accident could not be lea.TO' ed, but two trucks were reportedly involved. 'Mrs. Johnson suffered severe head 'injuries and possible should' pr (rapti)rp as svelj as cuts and bruises, Mrs, Evans suffered pruis, es and cuts. 'Mr, Evans although he {sustained cuts and bruisos, was not hospitalized. Mrs. Johnson and jifrs. Evans wore rpponcd doing as vyoll .as 1 could be e^pepted jn. jj Joeal hospital, f rq in Wreck ttciyes . Jralnmen were lulled and av "la, persons were reported , 'in -a ;layjigbt cDllision p{ . Colg"rs4a fif SouiHom |lail\Vfly trains tafJay- - '. ,' A, Msse.qgpr train,' south bound f l'«jn ' RUli'ags- Mont, < to ' /&lfeound freight ' Broomf jelq y' , W 'depot, •> , Is atalt, The foitt'lechth Annual Third t)is trict Livestock Show gels under' way today with Increased numbers in all classes of livestock and poultry. Some of the animals being shown were winners at the Foul' States Fair at Tcxarkatia last week and will be taken from herd to the Slate, Show in Little Hock hoJtt Week. Some 21 entries from 11 counties entered the 441 Club Share the Fun Festival this morning and the 10 winners who will appear on the coliseum program tonight are as follows: •Marie Talc, Ouachlta Co., sing' ing, playing piano. Sandra Perritt, Union, piano solo Bobbie Bevill, Howard, dance. Don Smodloy, Dennis Lance, Stanley Krause, Gary Tpqii, Polk, pantomime. Dick Arnold and Sandra Burke, Hempstead, pantomime. , ' Gloria Jetton, Joanne 'Davis, Jo Ann Hodges, Juonell Seigler, Polk, musical number. Rodney Ellis, Aggie Stroud, Vcra McJunkins, M'iller, song. *• iDwainc Stovall, Glco "Walton, Montgomery, vocal nurnber. George Adams, Nevada, piano. Amy Dudley, Little River, solo. More than 30 truckloads of carnival equipment -started arriving Saturday night and has been ;set up ready for tonight's showing. The,Rodeo slock is arriving today and'will be rested and ready for the tough four evening schedule that starts Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Principal activities today are 4-H Dairy, General''Livestock and poultry judging contest ,at 10 a'.m. 4-H Share the Fun Festival at 11 a.m. and the' Rural Youth Jamboree at 8 this evening. This show will feature, spme top numbers from 4-H 'antf':F<FA Chapters from all over the district. The FFA judging con- Jest'.will bo held Tuusday morning at 10 a.m. apd^at 8 p.m. Joe Roper and. h'is^Molpdy'jBoys willi^rqvtdg W,e, Shfel'li&filj&e&t'iri die' cJolts"eunv This show will be free as will Ihe Monday evening show. Livestock show officials arc confident that this will 'be one of the best shows in several seasons and they earnestly solicit the support of the citizens of this,area, Beauty Queens from somcfpC, the surrounding counties will.'ride'in' the Third District'Livestock Show,Parade on Wednesday afternoon at 2;30, according to Ben Qwen, Parade Chairman, Some, of the out of town floats will be brought to Hope today and stored in the National Guard Armory, until parade time. $255 in prizes has 'been set aside for winners in the parade. Several Roundup Clubs from the nearby areas have indicated that they will be here for the parade, the one coming the greatest distance will bc^the'Sbawnce, Oklahoma Club, This club indicated to Lester Davis, the Rodeo Producer, that they would be here for the pnrado and some of the rodeo performances, "I believe that this year's parade \vil Ibo our largest and best," Mr, Osvon said, Constitution Program at Garland Students and .touchers of Gar- Jand school assembled }n the aud{» iorium tliis morning to observe Constitution Week, fteenan Williams, president of the JTifth grade, presided and Chuck; Lively led praypr, Pleojge to the Flag was led by 3JJJ Coffee nn$ gteve Crosby }ed pledge to Qarl^nd School. anne Ml4dlebrooks Ie4 the P-saJrn, l^aj-tha Allison, introduped the fpjlovvmg - wi\o gave ^ome high,' Jjghts of the Constitution; Markham, Monroe Pardiie, Jjm PUJjmlon v Gordon goJar, ^meli« Qaines, Lynn Russell, gusan fiog' ers, Susai> Forester, grenda Pain, man and §up King., 'i'l^o Sixth gra40"gave the American. Crpe4 in puson.' ^e FMh, grs4e repcate4 tjie PrparAWe 'to the Constitution an4 the }§ original polonies, ' , following Safety Patrol pf= were Jnglg}le4 §tevg Mh,aon, nt, Sar)io«. King, kawj Ji^rper, stgrte4 fl . plf]e?v .descrjocl thpy claime4 y>'crp t) Pill ,•-indent from Hope, lias been tq Cardinal Key, national Jtonoj fov women . , •, a English major, .fat, Is active' campus she is a'member ot the' P-§rd,u,e,/,R«Mjyc |hjjir|p pf "fierj.urjy wpyld ' Sherman Adams Expected to Resign Tonight By MAHVIN ARSOWSMIfH aild Eb CHEAOH NEWPORT. R. t. (APVfShdv man Adams goes oh nationwide television and radio tonight for a talk bearing all the advance earmarks of a farewell resignation address. Adams decision lo speak to. the nation—approved by President El- seiihowet' — was announced at thn summer White House, t.flcr the chief presidential aide held a dramatic surprise conference with the President. There have been reports from Washington the lust two weeks- over since the Republicans took a trouncing In the" Maine elections —that Adnms was through, Reports circulated'' that Adams was bowing to Republican clainoi' nnd had resigned, but neither Adams himself nor James C, Hagerly, Eisenhower's press son- rotary, would say. i Scenes From Annual Stock Show NEWPORT, R. I, (AP)— Sherman Adanis had a dramatic sin- prise conference with > President Eisenhower today but the chief presidential aide refused to say immediately whether he had-.resigned, Reports circulated he had Unsmiling, Adams,, turned on his heel and walked away from newsmen when they spoted him in n corridor o[ : the summer White House and asked whether he had quit. V" Some -/Republican candidates nnd party' leaders have been demanding that Elsenhower Ret rid of Adams because of his relations with Boston^ industrialist Bernard Goldfine 'f \, • Adams arrived unannounced trom Washington!-, by plane and helicopter at 8V a.111-. ' , Indications wafceVhc spent abrjk't an hour,'With Qio'iP.resident.; Hu may* have-'seen VJDisehhowcr, asain later. •"*.•'* «' k '|j^||sV -^ Earlier on his, ''ti'irivnl, Adams replied, tersely "1'ihave, no statement to make'.' when a* reporlw. India Leads in Battle to Seat China •By MAX HARRELSON j 1 UNITED NATIONS, N,Y, (AP) —India and' "six other Asian-African nations formally called on the U,N. General Assembly today to reverse a decision of the powerful Steering Committee and vo consider the seating of Red China now. The Si-nation Steering Committee voted 12 to 7 last Friday In favor of a U S. proposal 10 deter action on the Chinese representation question for at least a year, Debate on the Chinese problem was held up temporarily- Mixed Dates Revealed at Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark (AP)Twv white girls and thoir Negro boy friends were in jail here today after the gjrls admitted repeated illicit relations with the-mpn, Pepuly Pr o s c o u t o r Roboi't Ridgexyay said the girls had been charged wjth disorderly conduct and the rnon with several counts ' of contributing to the delincjuenc-v of a minor, Hearings on Ihc charges are scheduled in the municipal court Wednesday, Mr?. Iva }fard!s, Garland County probation officer, said one o/ the girls, 20, was ''pretty, r.cfinpd and from a Christian family hero " Mrs, Jf arris said, the girl was a high scheo) graduate and employed as cashjor at a firm whei'9 llir two >fegroe§ • worked, 'The other girl, the probation officer sajd, was 17 sncj lived out- e ej(y limits, two cpupjes were arrestcJ last njgl)t when a polipo prowl cqr teait! nqtieed several Negvo boy? peering into a basement window .The pstrqlmeij, st op p e^ and found the older whjlc gjr} ancj Jior Negro 4fito ifl tjie basement, prom the couple poljpe learned the younger giri atld h°r ^yeqr-oid Ifegro pscort werp 'enroute. to the white' girl's homo. '" Mrs. jiarris $n\$ the after gu-i iolcj h?r sty be^aa '-'(Jsling" Negyo ma.n. afeoui three COTTON CANDY is fi "Fa/r" attraction and" these folks started early today at Fair park where the Third District Uvestock show got underway, (, e ft to right, Becky Willis, Penny and Cosette Burke, Ton! Burke and Mary Alice Mosley. Second Photo GENERAL judging in 4-H 'Club" • beef and 'swine contest was held this morning, Eleven counties are represented in the contest with ti6 entries. Third Plioio JUDGING wss also underway i(j the dairy division, 4-H Club, with six counties bringing 18 entries,* Bottom POULTRY judging had representatives frgm five counties and 20 entries, The above scene shows an egg grading machine from the Corn Pelt Hatchery which will operat? daily from 9 a. m. to 3 p, m, " ' J?y The Sfsr SMf The Hope ftobeats had some very anxious moments in edging De- Queer) Friday night to Stay ifi the unbeaten ranks . . . Center Roy Rowe apparently played the game over and over again during the weekend . • , anyway a local doctor reports sewing up a gash over Howe's eyu which required two stitches , . . seems Roy dreamed he was (ackl'ng XJeQyocn's Killi,an pguin Saturday night , . . he divecl out of bed and hit the bedpost, cutting" a small gash over his eye. Jim Jupies and Ray Turner of tho Trading Post are in Fort Worth, Texas to attend a dealer- preview of the J95£i Rammers . . , sorpc S.QOO dealers and salesmen svill attend the meeting . , . the Rambicrs will go on display on Octot/er #, . , •s are elected on n basis of and service to (lie school . ,, sho is> the daughter of Mrs. JSliza- bulh Bannister of Hope, At Henderson Stale College Kap- pu Sigma Kappa welcomed back iwp iriuinbufg after an absence , , , they arc- Rc-x Easier and Pill Wray , , ,'plso at Hendorsoft threo Ppsilon Chapiw members installed Phi Lamb chapter at Witlo Rock Unj- this su/fimer , , ,. one of trio was 33111 Thomabson pf , ]BiU Schoolyy of Hope was named chairman of Ihe group's 8 Negro Students Return to School atVanBurenHigh By TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS KiKhl Nctfroes reluriied lo classes in Van Bui-en (Ark.) Jtljjh School IViondny with only mild demonstrations from while students who h»ir| thi-piitenetl In wal^. out, Four other Negroes returned 10 classes at the nenrby junior hlfih school without incident. The Negroes had stayed awny from school since Sept. 5 when white students Kiilherod In front ot the high school nnd trcalcned to remove them by force If they did not leave voluntarily. The new integration eiiort ciime after U.S. Dist. Judge John 1C Miller of Port Smith assured Nd- grocs and the school board they could ask his help If any trouble threatened. Some while boys who had threatened to boycott classes Monday 11 the NCKI'OCS entered, joined other st'udcnts in tho building; when the boll rang. In Li tile Rock, where the high schools were closed to prevent Integration, pupils sidled lessons oh IclcvlrJMQ. Some Virginia towns where schools were sidercil selling up facilities. closed con lemponirary By RICHARD DAW VAN BUREN Ark (AP) Right Negroes returned to Integration-troubled Van Buren High School ..-today amid threats of a .while 'student walkout that never materialized. There were only mild demonstrations as the Negro students bo- gan arriving singly and in groups about 15 minutes before classes started. At the nearby junior high school four of the five Npgro students i»n- •rolSod returned to clji* without incident. .., • ,. /1'hoy returned despite (U.S. Dist, Judge John E. Miller's roi'us.il Friday to order the school board to enforce its one-year-old plnn lor intugr/ition. Miller said ho felt the Negroes, who withdrew from school in face ot a boycol by about 50 whllo students, could ro- turn without a court order. The Fort Smith, jurist, however, both the Negroes nnd Iho school board that they could suck his help if further obstacles to integration arose, A grout) of svhitc boys; gathered tin's morning on a corner across from Die school and thrca tuned to stay out of class if the Negroes entered today But they joined Uio rest of the sludunt body inside the school building when thu.bell nm«, One white student leaned from a second story window and shoul- od "Nigger' 1 as two Negro buy 1 ! and a girl walked in a side on trance to Iho school. His shout and a few harsh looks from the other white students wens tne only oul- ward demonstrations in shaip contrast to ibe walkout two weeks HL'O, Then, while boys und glil.s Continued on Page Two Student in Protest to Integration L1TTLI3 ROCK fAP)— A parade (it students protesting "any integration of Central High School" broke up today after tin automo-. bilo in the procession struck anfl injured a pedestrian. Tho unidontilicd while man was taken to a hospital. His injuries were not immediately delwininoci. Until the accident jjppro>.imal3- |y 150 students in 35 automobile.; rodo In a caravan through downtown Little flock. The cars were; decon.ted witlt streamers and signs, some roading: "We arc- against integration," "Keep Qur Country Democratic," "We like Governor Kaubus,' 1 aiul "Pon't Let Us Pawn— Vote against Integration." Gov, Orval 1$. Faubus closed the four high schools here niter tho Critical Twt for Southern ordered tropps to.Wtyu lie said he stup-by-stop mining m pi,a.ssrooms, "We ought Jo P.rocee4 we pughl to prQcce4," has OQ ;\2»m*| ' snaaalvlls.oeverS innS U. S. Supreme Court ruled that jnlcgruUon myst coniinut- at Central High School A special fechjoj district election 90 integration versus segregation will be held Saturday. Fred Jolly, 17, a Central High Senior, said the eventual aim o tho demonstration was to present a petition to Governor Faubus to jet him know that M wo, the stu* dents are IPO per cunt In back of '4'hc petition said; ,"Wo have seen the effects ie year of forued lutcjji'atwn iu and, uuj. wishuig mdu.ro ii'XQther j,prm will\ armed Soldiers or Iu4eri>l niitrsha|s avp wUUog to "jnaM a |e\v J no\V Faubus Declares LR. Schools to Be Opened Soon LEXINGTON, Ky. CAP)—Gov,' ,' Orval Faubus said loday ho plans'' It) reopen the Little Hock hlgli, , schools next Monday, or as soon >, as possible Ihcrenfter, presumably • us prlvnlo Institutions. • ' - -.' Ho said tho federal government - mny bring legal notion to block."' Ills plan "nnd If they do It "Will •; ibc their, responsibility tor keening , the schools closed longer." >~ ' Faubus made the statement" to' , reporters lifter the opening .'bust* nes session of the Southern Go'v x ,> crnors Conference which he is ait- , lending. " '• Faubus was asked who woyUl . operate (he sclioois when they reopened but he declined to answer. "That depends on how the Vote comes out," he said. „„,_"„_„ Ho referred to n special re/crcn-'i dum next .Saturday when tiic Lit-. Ho Rock school district votes ,on whether the sclioois should bo iiv < - legrated or not. , • - < • Earlier today, Gov. Leroy Col-' llns, of Florida said the .struggle over Integrating schools, as.it.Js, gohiK now, could load to a national catastrophe, L/ITTiLE ROCK ('A'l'l— Gov.' Or val E, Faubus said In Lexington Ky,, "'today that he four Llttlq Rock hl«irschools to opun next .,,„_-, . „.„,._,,.. f T . other—cither integrated or. segregated, •"•^-ifitfi At the same time he branded 1 a ministerial move in Little Roolc to reopen the schools as "an in- Icgratloiilst, not un educational, > movement," The Arkansas Governor read morning press accounts of minis- •,•>}, lorial aclions in Little Rock' yes-, ( ^ terday and said; "there arc nou^j' new voices being daised for lute-, i?;- grulion " ' / ';/J He said "there same people ^ bnve been nrgulnft for inlegrntlon ^} ol Little Hoek schools since before. J '~f~. September n year ago, Most,of- & them have had spch adverse reac J |, f , lion from their congregations'that,', tj they adopted a position of, ^i-ljuf Jence, r ' *•"«,,',-;<'. "But now they arc out again,-f grabbing an issue tossed sclioois * as their newest weapon in an effort : lo push integration on persons who , arc opposed to it," Faubus made his statements t lo George Dpulhit ot the Arkan.s~a>, ;«,]' Democrat who accompanied' the ,,'';, governor to Lexington, r ,*>••• r .;y^ /JJfiXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two l> ?} : governors who differ sharply "oif '" the question of school integrators •—Orval K, Ffiubus of nnd Theodore R, MeKeldin Maryland—iigreo at least on political import, Faubus, n Democrat, and 1 Keldin, a Republican, think dent Eisenhower's use of /edenij.: troops to force iritegratipn at T !1 tic Rock has damaged the and helped the Democratic _ Both expressed their v)ev/po}i)Ja ^ frcply yesterday at news' cpnf^'rjvjG; ences as the 20th annual Southern,":.."? Governors Conference goalee}, self for 2',fj days of business :<, social activity, Fiiubus said he be-lievecj ^ snowballing effect of jntegrsUvli 1 ,.^ has made the Democrats stroniiW;;'! in the South'than they have-' been £?$ for many years. - ' •* '•'.'>->'?& Although Eisenhower ferted his belief in states Faubus adde4, "it is regrettable-* that the acts of tho fcd.eraJ^Jd.lJ ministration, have not cqrrcsnjpr" 1 ed w(lh his public statpme(\t|,| MeKfldin, one of thrcg phief executives attpn4'flg* state conference, said the cans- dW not gain Negro the - -

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