Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 23, 1958 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
September 23, 1958

Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 1

Publication:
Location:
Hope, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, September 23, 1958
Page:
Page 1
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 1 article text (OCR)

To City Subscriber*! If yau faif fa g«f ysuf Star 7*3431 by p>tetiss 6 p.m. arid a §pe«lai will deliver yotif Mi Bowjft Knife For Wtathtr RtporH a! Bsftem ef This Pags 59t H YEAS: VOL, & - NO, S?0 ' Kfc HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 19SS tM Aitttlitti Prill I AuJil tartan »} Ntl Pali tittl. J mat. tnain* Mitt* II, 1M» -. Jl« PRISE Sg COPY Adams Out But •Furore Will Long Continue NEW YORK (AP)-t>cmoeratlc 'halioiial Chairman Paul Butlef Will address the nation tonight oil "the other side of the Adams case " The television and radio net' M works had granted frea time to Sherman Adams to announce his resignation Monday night as as» sislanl to the President, Bullet 4 contended the announcement Was pnrlsah and political and asked equal time. , CBS said it would carry Butler's speech over Its television and radio networks from $',35 to 8:45 to carry the speech at that specific time. In New York City, for instnnce, CBS will televise the • A socech at 5:50 to 8 p.m. EST and •will bnadcnsl it from 6:35 to fj;45 p.m EST. The Mutual Broadcasting Sys tern said it would carry tho speech fit 5:35 p.m. EST, the same Um» it carried the Adams speech. NBC said it Was ready to telo cast and broadcast the Butler''re- marks, but that it had not yet received any direct request to do so. ABC still was weighing -th» A mutter. 3rd District Show in 2nd Day, Parade Wed. p.m. Thiolohd to Crack Down at Borders BANGKOK, Thailand <AP) — I Chinese entering \Thailand from 'Cambodia will be aricsled imme.- dialcly, Interior Ministry officials said today. Intelligence sources' have reported, that SO pel 4 cent ot Thailand's three million Chinese are "more or less sympathetic to Red China " WASHINGTON (AP) —Sherman Adams is getting out, but the po litical shooting over the assistant to the President is going 1 right on. That was apparent today in the wake of Monday night's nation wide broadcast in which President Eisenhower's No, 1 aide insisted "I have done no wrong" but announced he is leaving his post in "consideration of the effect of my continuing presence on the public scene." Most Republicans endeavored to Continued on Page Two Weather EXPERIMENT Station report for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Tuesday, High 83, Low 68; nojjrecipilation; ' Total 1958 precipitation through 9 August, 41.81 inches; during the .same period a year ago, 48.65 inch . cs. RED RIVER, rose,, sharply over the weekend to 7',5-"fp'et at Index and 10.1 feet at'Fulton;, Little River also rose sharply registering an increase of 2.3 feet at Horatio to 18.9. and 1,8 feet,at Whitecloffs to 18.9 feet. Neither river is expected to rea olhe dofstages. ARKANSAS: Partly cloudy t h ir o( ugh Wednesday, scattered thundcrsh'owors mainly 1 west por tion. No important tempprnturs change. ARK REGIONAL FORECAST ., By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Central, northeast and southeast Arkansas: Partly cloudy, and mild this a f t c r n o o n, tonight and AVedncsday with P chance of thun dershowers tonight and Wodn.es- day, continued high humidity. Northwest and Southwest Arkansas; Partly cloudy this afternoon land Wednesday with scattered thundershowers and no important temperature change;?, continued high humidity. High this afternoon mid 80s central, lo\v to mid 80s northeast and northwest, mtd to high 80s southeast and pouthwcst: low tonight near 70 central, Jow to mid 60s northeast, mW 60s co low 70s northwest, upper 60s {9 low 70s southeast a.nri upper 61,'s . to mid . 70s LOUISIANA; Partly Plourl?' through Wednesday wjth snaj.}er* cd mostly afternoon thundcrshovv* P)'S. THE WEATHgR Py THg A?§QSIATgp PRg§5 ,-.-High I-SYY Pru Albany, ejpar 73 43 (ft Albuquerque, c)p«dy < 79 6J 'Atlanta, clear 85 68 ' ' " 80 55 , 73 55 7J 48 79 .§9 »'6* no en W. Of 75 5J 77 75 .Pi 67 44' f 11 51 §6 71 n m 11 38 ,88 ^ 89 £? Boston, clear- Buffalo, ploar Chicago, ojoudy Clevela.nj!, plear •Denver, cjgar PCS I^oinps, cjoudy Fort iiclena, ,. Kansas City, " Los Angeles, "pjoudy ]\fempbi$ 5 JSJiaml, cjoudy 4, cloudy & flew Qj'JoetAS, cjoydy 87, „ ,• New yovfc, plw 11 £0 City, j-ttn -W IS T 22 More L. R, Students Transfer LITTLE ROCK (API — Another 22 high school students transferred from the Little Rock School District today, bringing to 302 the number attending schools elsewhere because of the closing of this city's four high schools. Supl. Virgil Blossom released the figures at the morning session of twice daily news conferences. He said 102 students now have transferred from Central High School, 194 from Hall (25 per cent of Hall's student body), Iwo from Tech High and four from, Horace Mann High for Negroes. Gov. Orval El Faubus, who closed Ihc four schools against integration, has said he anticipated their reopening next week, Blossom said today school board attorneys were "dealing with "what is the board's legal position" in the racial stalemate, here. "I do not know what 1 the attorneys' are developing," he added ' This was the superintendent's answer to newsmen's questions asklng'whether action'was planned to head off a recall of four board mc.mbcrs; whether the board might ask federal district court fort'instructions if Saiurday's rcf- crohdmn^results in,.aiunuti-jj)tegra- tion vote;"and'what he thought his own position would be in event four members of the board were recalled. Clement Says Ike Failed in His Duty By PAUL LEXINGTON, R, JORDAN Ky. (AP;—Gov. Frank Clement loday accused President Eisenhower of "nol meeting his responsibilities" in the integration crisis and said ho should be here instead of vacationing, "This nation," said the Tennessee governor at a press conference prior to tho second session of the Southern Governors Conference, "is laced with its most seri, dus domestic problem since the Civil War And yet the President is up in Newport with Sherman Adams trying to decide how Adams should" bow out." Clement said the President, to his knowledge was not invited to the conference , here, b'.tt added "he shouldn't wait for nn tion," \ Tho Pcmocralic governor also paid he has prepared a resolution >vh,ich would put the conference licro op record reaffirming states' rights coupled with a declaration of state responsibilities, it •will bo jntfdduced, he said, "if t think it will pass," At least two others governors have said they will introduce ieting resolutions for , Trimble is Doing Fine WASHING-TON (Al?) - Rep, James W,, Trimble OP^J'H}, tod?y reported doing ' , lipp si Naval HpspiUl' \vhpre h? underwent an operation. , Mj'?, Trimbje. said the ope.ratjoij was for j-emova) of a sipall s!?jn vpceiyd a NIC expects t? Ill Jl3P ftospjial. His "jyife sgjd. Wy W 1U reroiin ' in t'lje for 4ijjothe,v wpelj ** Suit The annual Third blslriet Llve< slock Show entered its second day Tuesday with the F\ F\ A. Judging; conlesl slaled lo be held during the morning, Last night in the 'Sharo-the'Fun" contesl top prize, a trophy, was pre* scnled to a 441 club girl from Howard County, Bobbie BeVillo, whose Charleston dance tobk the, crowd's fancy. Second place went to a string band from Glenwood who repre* sehttd the F. F, A, The feature atlraetion for the show Tuesday night will be the Joe Roper quartet. This program is free lo the public-and will be held in Ihe Coliseum. The annual show parade, under the chairmanship of Ben Owen, will be held al 2;30 p, m. Wednesday and Will provide one of the highlights of the show. Dozens of floats have been entered and prize money totaling $255 will be awarded to winners. The parade lineup: Starts at Young Chevrolet at 2130, Wednesday, Sept. 24th, On the dot. Group 1 — I, State Police Escort (Scrub Hosier). 2. Southern, State Band (Jon Barbaratto). 3, .Color Guard. , (All^ bands will form at East Second' in front of Funeral Home,) Group 2 (Ben,Owen- — 1. Parade Marshall. 2. Glenda Huckabee. 3. Mounted Colors. 4. State, county, and local officials <--•Group 3 (Arch Wylie, Henry Sea- xnans ,— 1. Civic Floats., (B]orrris. al Second and Shover Streets). " 2,' School Floats (Clyde Coffee, J, .W.- Franks') (Forms as Second"; and Shover Streels). 3. Marines Floats' Group 4 (Bill Gentry) — 1. Pet and Decorated Bicycles (Forms,In Parking Lot at'Childs). Group 5 (B. W. Carter) "— 1. Colored Band. 2. Colored Floats, (Forms at Greening, and Second streels). J Group G (Tom Wardlaw, Ben<McRae, and Charlie Wilson —• 1','New Cars. 2. AH Riding Clubs, 3, Commercial Vehicles.."(Forms al Second and Bonner Streets)< All parade",entries,, are, a meet at 1:30 pi m.'on Second street. All floats 'must be numbered and are ineligible if not numbered. This applies to pets and bicycles, etc, All entries are invited, come to tho parade, bring a friend. Let's get behind the Third District Livestock Show. In the exhibit building (skating rink) feature exhibits arc set up by clubs from Hempstead, Litlle River. Miller, Howard, Pike, Clark, Lafayette counties and the Hope FFA Chapter, Negro HD exhibits are from Hempslead, Lafayette, Clark, Columbia, Miller and Nevada counties. Hompstead's HD Council exhibit which won second al the Four States Fair last week is also on display. In the 4-H general livestock Jjudgc yqslcrd^y three Ouachila, County boys, Max Rop, Joe Drfling- er and Roland Walters took top three honors winning $10'$8-$5 respectively; Jimpiy Dixon of Nevada County was 4th and Imon. Brown of Hempstead placed 5th, In the 4-H Dairy Judging Bunky Bowerman, Union, was first winning 510; Gilbert Brown of Jfemp- CHAT AT FRANKFORT — Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas chats with Sandra Sue SnMth, Miss Kentucky in the recent Miss America contest. Both ,were Quest of Kentucky's Governor A. B. (Happy) Chandler during Southern Governors Conference at Frankfort, Ky. — NEA Teleohoto ' 11 stead, second Jerry Brown, Polk, 3rd ?5; Charles Love, Mont- gomehy, 4th, $4 and Harrell Dickerson, Nevada, 5th won ?3, In the 4-H Poultry Judging; James Cumnungs, Marshall Me Clorkile and 1 Michael ^amuel of >lempstead took first three prizes of .¥10-$ Charles Phoss of Nevada was 4th, ,?<T*and Carroll Me- Kce, Hempstead 5th and $3, Mrs, J, I, Hobbs, 74, Dies. Today InLocQl Hospital •<JVJrs. J, B- HQbbs, qged 74, died eqrjy today in. a hospital, many yejirs, . h§$ Jived here for include her and ' three sons,- p. ' A- and J, Jf.ob.bs of Hope and W- Of LjiUe Pock, ' funeral senses for Hobbs will 'be held at 10:^0 Wednesday plowing In the Herndon Qornejius Chjipel by th*b Rev, J, W, Moore, pssi§te4 by Rey a A, p. Ljvingston. 'ip,allbparers gr.e: T.heU Joplin; ]Bob Jones, Ha'mIJton Hanepn, fid. win 'Stewaj-i, QJiyej? Mills, Roj-scy MoRfle. Luther Ke,nne4y and John gijl Jordan, PERSONAL ESCORT — President- Eisenhower personally escorts Sherman Adams to waiting helicopter after their conference at Newport, R. I., Adams Is. returning to Washington by air, accompanied by James C. Hagerty, to make a special radio and television speech in which he resigned. — NEA Telephoto 1.6 Million Bales Cotton Estimate WASHINGTON (AP)—The Census Bureau reported today th.it 1,645,486 running bales of cotton from the 1958 crop wore ginned prior to Sept 1C. , This number compared with 1,622,012 bales ginned from the pro. vious yeaj-'s crop io jhe'correi ponding date a year ago, The ginnings by suites this year and last, respectively, in running bales included; At Little Rock, agricultural star istician Miles McPeek said the decline, in Arkansas ginnings probably was due to Idleness of UV crop maturity thiiS yea? as corn- bales included: Arkansus 9,207 and 31,002. j At Little Rock, agricultural statistician Miies McPeek said the decline, in Arkansas giunjngs probably -was-due to lateness of the crop maturity this y?ar as compared to last, He poled that ginning started only recently , and g:i)c) the small quantity ginned did not indicate a sharp decrease in the Salvation Army Goal Here $2,000 Plans are well along' for conducting the Sajvalion Army Service Unil Fund raising campaign which will begin on Oct. 7 here in Hope. Goal for the campaign this your has been set at $2,000.'00 which amount it is hoped will be reach ed Jn short order. Co-chiurmen for this year's campaign ,Mrs, Cline Franks and Ray Turner have secured their captains to aid them as follows: Mrs, Bryon Hefner, Mrs. Oliver Adams, Mrs. William Harris, Mrs- Henry Seumans, .Mrs. Jimies Cobb, Mrs, Paul iMoLcllan, Mrs. Arch Wy'Jic, Mrs. John Keck, 'Mrs, Frank Walters, Mrs. Raymond Robbins, Harry Hawthorne, L. B. TooJcy, C. W. fCJiffi Bridget's, Milton (Scrub; Mosier, Arch Wylie, # j Wray, Kinard Young, Bud Coljief Frank Douglas and Ralph M'ont gomery. ! Workers who will assist these I captains will, be announced at a I later date, According to Chairman Jiinmie Jones of the local Service Unit, jThe Salvation Army has cared for ! far above that which could normally be expected in the way of emergency welfare cases the past year. He urges everyone to be generous us possible in their giv- ' ing Uw's year, AH Around Town iy The \vepK presents oppoi • fpj' thosp who nave never sepn & JBowip , knife as one" Is on Display pf-the Thi/4 .Pistript stQpfc S,how now in progress the tyijfe, Q\yne4 ^y 0, w, of Hope, is bexilg shown a? a of tin exhibit 'set up fey of tho Arkansas Game and Commission" public hunting areas had IhU to say about ihe'JJois, d' Are > project: "Total area 6,000 acres, located near flope in Jfemp- stcuri county , . , Levees have been completed and water eon.lr.ol pipus are installed . . . Accom* pUshed somp access road wmslrup- ti«n ,, . Sufficient raw will provide approlxmsitely 1,500 acvof of Delay Denied Norfolk Petitions Recall Not Quite Ready Group Seeking to Oust 4 School Board Members 1 * LITTLE KOCK rAP) — A women's segregationist « r o ti p which seeks recall of four members of the Llltlc Hock School Bonrd today delayed filing of the ouster petitions Mrs. Margaret Jackson, president of the Mothers League or Central High, said she had found that work remains tq be done before the petitions am !n shape for submission. Recall legislation passed at the recent'special legislative sesslor provides that names of signer; shall be listed "legibly 1 written or printed." This list is lo lie sub milted in affidavit form to verify the signatures themselves >"Wc are «O|IIR to have to do some typing (of the names) before we can file the petitions," Mrs, Jackson said She did not specify whethei enough signatures had been obtained. Earlier she hart said she hoped to have sufficient signatures today lo file the petitions. The Mothers 'League is seeking removal of all board members ox- ccpl Dr. Dale Alford, who has often differed with board policies in the Little Rock school integration crisis, Severn I signs of stiff enlng re sistance to integration cropped up yesterday, A youth group representing 17 Missionary Baptist churches !r the- LjUle-.tRoek nrea',a'dopte'd s t resolution' urging support for Co'v Orvni E, Faubus, in his nttempta lo keep schools segregated. Foes nf intournlion announced be made to to statements 1 Bulletin: that efforts would give wide publicity by a Memphis a Homey who charged at a Citizens Council ml ly that Negroes were mentally, in lerior to whiles Aboul 200 white students frorT closed-down Central' Iljgh staged a demonstration on the lawn'a the governor's mansion lo.proles any integra I Ion of the embattled school. None of tile high schools hns opened for the fall Icim, Thej were closed by proclamation o Fnubus in his fight u, nverl n re sumption o/' Integrated glasses a Central Jligh as ordered by Iho Supremo Court, The governor suid yesterday ai Lexington, Ky,, where he was at lending the Southern Governors Conference, that he expected to reopen the schools next week. He has proposed operating (he schoolt, as private institutions in order to maintain segregation. LltUe Rock volers will say or no to school integration In' a referendum Saturday. Jn order to get an election on recall of school boqrd members petitions must bear the names of 0,235 persons—15 per cent of On, city's qualified voters, The Missionary Baptist youtl group meeting WHS attended by 108 persons, Including junior unc high school ' • leaders students ancj adult Their resolution said they went on record Jn favor of the steps Faubus has taken to prevent "mix< ing of the races" and urged leaders of tho pufajic school system to behind the governor. The Rev. Lory R, i'oynor, cp author of the resolution said ther* wcrg more than 300 Misionary Baptist churphcs in Arkansas. (\l, filiation is with, the American Baptist A s ?n. The ClUisens , Council rally, J-,elc] ,it ji' downtown hotel, was address- e by William Qcrfeer, a Memphis attorney who Jn 1,956, served, 95 chief counsel for a. Jlquso svtb commlUee which Investigated COK dllSons in integrated "schools 9t Washington, He told his audience, fit 1,100 by hotel officials, thyl vas not inpJUng hatred or College Pecgns AHy iivpgop,erat{pn with the Ufcn, wwe Uennelt hat, production of a few Shevitf Jimmip Strong, son ffS, . t .. : ..c, -. -------- , i.hero are only seven/- more day jn pjej!entP4 special property pvvnp^l CoJIego, to puy jwyr re$il and. ppr- property taxes wHiy?44 ' Phplps iv. t .' .d wrtite^ Jsuj4 officp gooteActed . an pjjaijmle. tq ,.dt % 9lfu»4 ' i'psultj PRESCOl'f, Alk. (API—Police Chief C, O. (Tolinsoti ,sald loday n suspect was bolnji ciuostloned In Klttgsvlilo, Tex us, In connection with the slaying ot officer 13d Voiv den here Sunday nlfjht, Johnson sold -die had been notified that Someone was being rides- Honed who "might tie In with Ihla case," but that he did not know the details. The chief hns theorized that Vcr- don was'.-shot and killed .'shortly, nfter arresting a motorist on a traffic violation charge Vcrden, 3.1, was filially shol with a .45 caliber pistol, probably by a prisoner he was atlempllnj? lo lock up, Johnson said. The body was found in the city jail about J1 p.m. No trace of the killer has been found Johnson said yesterday he hat) received information thai Vcrden was seen hulling a motorist short ly before the body was found. Verden's gun and billfold were missing, ..Funeral sui vices for Vorrlcn will be hold this aftornon at'the First Baptist Church here. Survivors include his widow and three, small children. Integration Law Illegal, Faubus Says MORIN "-•' ' 'LEXINGTON, Ky (AP) — Gov. Orviil K, Faubus said today thai even if Congress passes a low ordering Integration of the schools it would be unconstitutional. Jlu was commenting on ;i proposal made by Florida's Gov. Lc- roy Collins at .the Southern Governor's Conference. Collins suggested that Congress should take up the integration issue "as tho first order of business" at the January session. FnubUK said he IhouglH Collins' proposal "could be explored." But he added: "My own view is that even though a measure were passed by Congress' ordering integration it would still bo unconstitutional." JJc said jl would conflicl with the iOth Amendment lo the Constitution, Faubus said he hopes to open the high schools, in Little Rock next week But whether they would be on a private iuid segregated basis, he said, depends on the results of next Saturday's (special referendum in the cily. Asked ufroul the possibility of further delay in starting the school challenge by Ihc federal government if it can find a legal means to do so. "1 have information that tljcy ore discussing the possibilities of bringing action. But I understand they* are having difficulties in finding a sound legal basis for it." He was asked about his recent assertion that some Presbyterian ministers "have been very effectively brnjnwashed by leftwingers and communists," Faubus said thai communists have focused on "channels of communication" including the fields of religion and education,. Ho said "f don't believe I can namu any" when asked if there are. min« jstcrs in Ljtlle Rock influenced by lh,e communists Then, he said: "{f the ministers want tion let them begin with Court Orders Immediate Integration NOUFOLK, Vn., was denied da«'i lay today In admitting Negroes to» alUwhllo high schools and closing of llti! schools, scheduled to open Monday, appeared ccrltiln. The denial came from Chief..,„ Judge Simon E, Soboloff of the' l *#ls '1th U. S Circuit Court of Appeals-'";!! In Baltimore. The Norfolk school', ""Ijja board had asked that admlsslotvot^'fS of 17 Negroes lo six high schools,'jjv§ be postponed for a year. ' 7/ J *f>!S| The inlcgrallon dispute brought •$*-'« new, criticism of the national ad- Ml mlnistriillon at the Southern Govj'.Hgl ernors Conference, Gov. Frank'Xwf Clement of Tennessee accused;^!! President Klsenhowcr of , ; npt^ "" meeting his responsibililics in,,tno i; 1 crisis Ho said the President ."'i': should hnvc come lo the ton, Ky,, conference instead oflva-'f,4 cnlloning. The governors' conference 'was.'if (old Monday by Gov. Leroy llns of Florida that the- could ' lead to a national, catas-',< tvo'phe, High school pupils in, and Charlollesvllle, Va,, signed p'ev?(| litions urging that their' pub'ljc.'^g schools be opened so they 1 get an educallon. "-'i',i« Bight Negroes re-entered "V;m>,,> Burn, Ark., High School. ' three others returned to. by'junior, high ' ( amid onlyV, ' out Iw'aboul two*"wboks because^ of n iemporary boycott by white'v'' pupils. ' ' " ~ •-. « { y v Jn Little Rock, about 200 shout 1 -.* ing Icon-tigers demonslralcd ' in 4 front of the governor's mansion/' chanling in pep rally style, ,"Two,*''J four, six, eight! We don't want'to> '' integrate!" -„> ' , Gov, Orval 13. Foubus,"' wh"o {fjj closed all four Little Rock schools, was attending the nors conference in Lexington, KyV- however, Jfe lold newsmen there tho Lit-;, lie Rock schools probably wquld>l| roopen next week as private iristi-,v'5> lulions after Saturday's speeial."_;|g election on the 'ciueslion of admit-'^i ting Negrocp, , "We don't anticipate any difficulty," he , said, /'but therd| could be litigation brought-by federal government. It.lhcy" to tfe everything up and keep Continued on Faga Two m *f??" 'f$i r& Van Buren Group Gets; an Attorney VAN BUHKN, Ark. (^P)- ers of the sogrpgntionist Va en Citizens Council scheduled meeling wjlh an attorney and said they would ani their plans on integration aftc£«i tho conference,' ^ rt'-vjT . The council held a closed 'spgtjS sion last night, apparently to; 'dj$v, cuss resistance to integration^!!A? the cjty's ptfblic sqhoojs, 1 < ','(,* ; * A tworweek suspension of jnt§»i gration, resulting from a '-'—--'-> j.y President Eisenhowt-r cpuld set an example for the' rest of the potion. "I! they "believe in integration, ot the P-residwH put his son in an integrated school; yicc President Nixon put.his children in' thy 'integrated schools of ho DJsUJct of Cojumbiu." ife suld Nixon recently rumoved U)« children fro/n public schoojs put th,oin In private A, Siipreme Court jusUco said, took the same action. i sai<| -N d W no ^ remember name of the justice, tha^ ]ft j'egd the report, In u paU<ai»{' "If these jwirte- svould what Jhcy try to linpo,se by white students at Van Kigh, ended yesterday when.' Negroes rp-ontcred the high, S amid m i n o r dcmonstratfo-ng <• by white sludpnls, A threatened.' test over (.heir presence The Negro pupils returned classes today without incic School officials credited loaders fof much of the ( cairn th«t marked th,o rpturj^j the Ncgrops. They singled out' ' (ion of •"••-•--'• •"--<-- "--'-= r Evang, as a Miss Kvans, ior, j-eceijtly tpolc an. open at a school "boovd, meeting a student- boycott that gro sludpnis away f , TJje Wegj-ops wlio, 5tttp4J- sphool yesterday rcpo^e.^ \v§rd LJTTTLIH

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page