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To City Subscribers: If you fail to gef your Staf please telephone 7*3431 by 6:30 p. tti. and d Spgfiidl cdffidf will deliver your pdpef. ftowie Knife Star For Weather Report! See Column at Balfam ef this Pegs ' 59TH YEAR VOL. 59 — NO. 301 df 6» Hof>6, 1899, Pitui If if C6R*6l!doi*d Jan 11, t»J» HOPE, ARKANSAS, MdNtUY, OCTOBER 6, 1958 tM AHtiitatid fun l Audit ttuiwu at CUtul«fl«fl« At. Nif Paid Cifcl. 3 wti. indma Marek 31. l«s« - Ji«J Se COPY ings Can't U S Expected •— St. LOWS (AP — A federal appeals courl today extended its order banning operation of Little Rock's four high schools as private, segregated institutions. Chinese Offer By JOHN M HlGHTOWER WASHINGTON <APJ — United States ancl Nationalist China were reported consulting a delay on a response to Communist China's announcement of a limit-' ed cease-fire in the Formosa area. Wary U.S. officials privately expressed delight the 1 Heds broke the momentum of their massive artillery assult on Nationalist Quemoy. But none would predict whether the cease-fire would open ijjtp way for a permanent setle- ment. The Red Chinese cited "humanitarian considerations" in announcing a seven-day halt to the artillery fire .that has battered Quemoy since Aug. 23. They invited the Nationalist Chinese to sand •Iresh supplies to the offshore Island, but specified the shipments must be made without U. S, convoys. They called also for direct peace ~^)#lks between the two Chinese factions, but advised the Nationalists to beware of Americans •At about the same time, Russian Premier Nikitn Khrushchev declared Russia would intervene only if the United Slates were to attack Red China. On two points, at least, ii ai>- peared that Communist conditions for a cease-fire would be rnc: 1. With a cesaslion of Ri;cl attacks, officials said, thcie would' ; Wv no ne^ci for U.S. convoying" of 'Nationalist supply ships lo Quo-' moy. 2. Ancl with the halting of Reel attacks there would fccm to be iu- occasion for Nationalist counter- fire. Bui U. S, officials said tctih- nicmly, at least, this decisio/i would be uo to Nationalist President Chiang Kai-shek and his ad-' visors. the fled maneuvers were t:x- jj-'cled to got careful study from President Eisenhower and his lop advisers. Secretary of Slate Dulr les is duo here Tuesday from his island retreat in Lake Ontario. Nationalist Chinese reaction at Taipei was blunt and pessimistic. Continued on Page Three Weather jf Experiment Station report for ™4-hours ending at 7 a, m. Monday, liijjh 78,' Low 50; No precipitation; Ttolal 1958 precipitation through September, 4647 inches; during the sumo period a year ago, 53.30 inches. ARKANSAS; Partly cloudy and mild this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. Iligjiest this afternoon mid 80s; lowe.st tonight low lo 50s. Arkansas Regional Forecast By THE ASSOCIATE? PRESS All sections of Arkansas; Partly cloudy and mild this afternoon, tonight and on Tuesday, Wednesday partly cjoudy and mild. High this fiiicrnoo.il mid BQ? control, lo'v to mid 80s northeast, northwest and southwest; low tonight mid. 50s centra), }o\y to mid 50s northeast, and southwest. By TH5 AS§QQIATEB PRES§' jJigh tow Pr. Albany, clear Albuquerque, cloudy Atlanta, clear Bismarck, clear Boston, clear Buffalo, clear Cleveland, clear ppuver. cloudy PCS, Moinos, cloudy dear Worth, cloudy clear jndianapolis, cleay Kansas City, clovi<Jy Ii 60 J^os Angeles, cloudy Bl M' ;Upuisv4j]c, clear Memphis, clear Mja'mi. cloudy ^ 'Milwaukee, clear t, Paul, clpar ,6.4 47 York, ejear 66 40 rna City, -'cloudy 8\ 40 ', cloudy ' , ' <$, ?7 , .cj.eer BO 73 55 -90 77 58 77 3B fifl flfi 63 ,30 5P 37 81 5? 6,6 5? 01 4g 71 61 PI 44 63 39 7? 81 " H m U 41 ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals look under advisemenl today a request lor a permanent ban against transforming the Little Rock high schools into private 1 , all-white institutions. The three-judge court gave no indication when it will make a ruling. A hearing' on a request by tho National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP> for on injunction lasted only about one hour A government attorney said a temporary restraining order against leasing of the Little Rock school buildings lo a private corporation will remain jn effect until the appeals court rules. Wiley Branton attorney for the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), opened the hearing with the stale- men I: "We think the Supremo Court of the United Stitos, in its ruling last Monday, settled once and for all, all the efforts-to-circumvent the order to Integra teethe schools " The court room ,.was. completely filled, Most of tb.c scats in tho KDoctators' section wort- taken by Negroes. The NAACP attorneys asked for, nn injunction against leasing of the public school buildings at Little Rock, or as an-, alternative,-an order requiring that any privato schools bo operated on an integral- eel- basis. • The lliree judges barred pho tographcrs from • the entire fifth floor of the federal building where the hearing was in prpg^oss, • Donald MacGuineaST^'a"" Justice Department' attorney from Washington, said the U. S; Supremo Court last Monday "condemned the leasing transaction." "There can be no doubt if a temporary restraining' order was not issue'.! last Monday, all the senior high schools would have'been Uirnod over to the private school corporation and would have been operated as private and segre- galcd," MacGuineas said. "The unfortunate closing of the schools in LittleRoek rests squarely upon the officials of the Stale of Arkansas." Richard Butler, attorney for tho 'Little Rock School Board, su,'f- goslecl a ruling is essential on constitutionality of recent Arkansas legislative nets undoi which the schools wore closed. Butler expressed (belief that the a ruling by Arkansas District. Judge John E Miller rocanl that such a ruling on the Arkansas laws is necessaiy. Judge MilK-r refused to rule on the NAACP request for a restraining order on grounds ho lacked jurisdiction. Butler expressed belief tho sit situation under which the high schools are not in operation "will continue for an indefinite period in the future." Butler mentioned two Arkansas legislative acts. One gave Arkniv sas Gov. Orval E. Faubus power to close Hie schools. The olhcv gave Faubus the power to withhold public school funds, The hearing moved at a fast clip, pranlon spoke only 13 minutes and MacQuin.es nine. It was the newest action In th* long struggle'between the U £?, government Faubus and Arkansas segregationist forces In a 25-page brief, U.S. at- lorn,eys emphasised two major points; 1, "The persistent and resource- fill schemes which have boon dp- vised for evading tho decre-es of (he federal' courts enforcing those rights" (to 'go to ptvblic school). ?. "'Little "Rock has become the testing ground of tho rule _of law and the- capacity of pie judicial to give i'eal meaning and Continued .qn Page DUE TO SURFACE AFTER 60 DAYS UNDERWATER — The Nivy says the atomic subivun-nie olf. shown in exercises off the Florida coast, Is due to surface hear New London, Conn., after being submerged continuously for 60 days, — NEA Tilephoto McClellan Sees Support for Labor Bill WASHINGTON (AP)—Sen. John L. McClellan (D-Arki led ay pre' dieted greater support in the next Congress for his bill lo combat abuses in labor unions. McClellan, chairman of the Senate Rackets Committee, indicated he expects this increased support to stem in part from the results of next m o n I h ' s congressional elections. Speaking in a copyrighted interview in the magaine U. S, News & World Report, MCCiellan said organized labor has failed to police itself "in some areas thus far, and, under conditions that now prevail, I am convinced that it cannot in those areas police itself " He did not say what areas he had in mind. ^Further, the rackets probor said that in some places local police "take no interest and will not give protection" in labor extortion and similar cases. He criticied some prosccutois, too, and said be believes such laxity,' in lasv enforcement is due to influence of labor, unions, . McClellan did not name, any, names, ,/(Afl^''vCbn^ > es»»-.-'; i econvQhe's,' : ill j January, McClellai} Indicated lie plans to re-inlrorluce legislation that would -require unions to register and lo meet certain standards in order to qualify as collec- •live bovgaining representatives. Among other things, .this bill would require , certain union democracy practices and strict accounting of union finances. Any union not complying, with the requirements would lose i's right lo act as bargaining agent and its tax-exempt status. Congress did riot act on McClellan's bill last year. Instead, the Senate passed D different labor control measure sponsored by Sens. John F, Kennedy (D-Mass) and Irving' M Jves IB-NYj, McClellan bucked this tail}, but it was killed by the House. Speaking of hir- bill's prospects in the new Congress, McClellan sine 1 : ' ' "I believe we will gut a majority. There is going to be some change in the complexion of Con- gross. Just what that change will be I do not know." Mrs, Delia Newman S5 f Buried Sunday at Saratoga Mor« Tesshiis Hired by County School ROCK (APJ — gounty School gupt. E, F, said today six additional gchqol teaphers had been Wred to augp^ent Uic staffs pf the Bounty's |jye high, ^chopjsj 'Bupij said this was necessary because ,378 studc-nts who formerly .attended -Little flock's-, high ,uoy,' are enrolled in tha rural schools The city |cljop4s were- closed ' aga,insl gpgtteln. i?y pgv. prval ^."Fais. feus, , ** \ ' \K t,ea,ch,er-s. services for Mrs, Delia Newman, aged 85, who died Saturday ai Ihe home of a daughter, Mrs- M'. B. Hatch of Hope, were held at *1 p.m. Sunday al the Church of Christ at Saratoga by Mi H. Peebles, assisted by S. R. Tipton. Mrs, Newman was a lifelong resident ot Hernpsleacl County and a member of the Saratoga Church oC Christ.' , Besides her daughter, she is sui-'j vived by her husband, P, R. Nsw^ man, another daughter, Mrs. Charles Mepl? ot Battle Creek, ^fich- Active pallbearers: Louie Howell, Chailes Pricks, Homer M?J>n> ney of Saratoga, JJenbert Rate? ot McNab, Lahj'oy Spates pf Ji-'pe and Dave piekenson of Fulton 1 . Arrangements were in charge oi THE STEEL. HELMET — Elvis-Presley doesn't look much like his old rock 'n' roll "self as he survuys the situation in Fried berg, Germany. Pvt. Presley is currently drlviou a truck for the Army. — NEA Talephoto They're Moving a Glass House — 'Photo and "Engraving by Hope Star A HOT HOUSE, neaily 100 per cent glass was moved two miles this morning and not n pane was cracked, Mrs. A. R. Whitlow sold the house to E. H, Byers vvho had the Barham Bros, of Gale tp move it to his place, two miles south on Highway By The Star Staff 'Study -'Methods «f River Development . of developing the Arkansas were on ^he agenda. o,$ a on conference here today', whjch, expected tq attract sorne 5QO pot ftatured speakers wei'p PevJ H. §chwartz Jr. x chje^ o| the sources and ,ol tihu U, ,S. B,u.r,eau,'0f jlje B.U4- get A and €fe " f 9ft , I v mf4 U „ -1 £ .rfs,i'i Thursday night the University of Arkansas freshman team will play (he SMU freshmen at Texarkana and Hope's own Tommy Polk plays for the baby Porkers ... As in the past the Hope High School band will represent the Arkansas. Iresh men at the game . . . many grid fans will go to Thursday night for the contest, Club judging activity . , . they arc Noiman GUI of Rodland 4-H , . , Don JiiJl oi Pleasant Hill 4-lf and Billy HOUS.O of Redland 4-11 Club , , . they will represent Arkansas iit the National Land Judging con- U'fct in Oklahoma iuxt May. The October term of Jicmpslcad Circuit C'ourj. got underway today \,)tn Judge Lylo Brown ?aa?:sSHB~^&^ : son State 'ivnrhprs nnii RO n . . _ i day. • night «am« WJ»« the spot on the cheerlea4°i's squad JJajley sejrvcd us cheerleader the past two years for the but did not go out for the squad 1 tin* spring . , . Jack By^i's, .°o» of I I Mr, and TVJi"s, J, J/ Eyers of Hopes IJ and a 1Q59 graduate o| Guernsey j *^ * High School; has been electyd to! the student CQuncJl ai Qynway ftap-j College ... he is also a mun- ettoirj he suffered a chipped jaw bone, ber of the .Co,nvyay and the Finp Arts Club, »r f, C, Crow wii ie,ave Saiur- , day to attend a two-day convenUw ub Surfaced With€ SKYLARK aV omic wibrnarmo Sea- 15 mik'S south of -« Commission Seeks to Buy Power From AP&L, C/ose Municipal Plant Bomb Destroys Clinton, Tenn. High School By BILL RAWLINS The CLINTON, Tcnn. (AP) principal of Integrated Clinton High School, which was Wrecked Sunday by tlirco bombs experlly set off In early morning log, said today classes will be resumed Tuesday. W. D, Human said classes will be hold in the undamaged gymnasium, the Notional Gurad Armory and church schol facilities until Thursday. After thai, he added, Die entire student body of 850 | white and II Negro pupils will be transported by bus to a vacant school Ridge. building in nearby Oak Ofiicyrs reported tha('4Jes Icy, Negro, was sault with a, d,eRfily ing ajhooUng Friday nigh}, npfth, w,e^r'|ippe'Cily Oty ' poJlce sajd , ' pete , tothe 1 suifaco ' Ji ~r~fjt "r T -i y-f,' »J77 •"•? fr t,i at- c-p- •% f T P7^ uct, WJ.U} Hftp ,?S(ntys fltl^V^h^yQ jBW*fef jpterjrtp Eight Negro girls, five of them walking from (heir homes hero and three others arriving from rural areas by bus, were seen en- terlng -the gymnasium for today's student assembly Officials tentatively estimated damage to the bombed building al $300,000. The rambling brick structure was built in 1827. Sixteen of its 20 classrooms wore reduced to rubble by the explosions. Clinton, a town of 4,000 population, is 20 miles northwest,' of Knoxville. Five Anderson County officials flew to Nashville Sunday to confer with Gqv, Friink Clement, who promised them the lullest state aid in cfintfiuiimc classes and'solv- Ing""the bombing A-gents of Ihe Tennessee Bureau of Identification and the FBI ar- rivi'cl in Clinton to investigate, Two bits of spent .fuse, were picked up for laboratory tests, but no .olh- or clues were reported. Clinton police, who could sec- nplhing through the predawn log at the school -across the street from the police station, said the blasl went of with precise threo- minutc timing al 4;21, 4:2-1 and 4; 27 n. n1. The explosives were placed wilhin the school. This was in contrast to other i ucent Southern bombings — Ilatlio Cotton School in Nashville last September, and Jewish Centers in Nashvilo, Miami and Jacksonville last spring — whore the explosives were se< outside the buildings or in on- tranccnvays, Walter Bearded, TB1 agent from Knoxville, said one blast was sat of/ in the boiler room, demolish- 1115 it and an enlranceway leading to the separate gymnasium. and wrecking un adjoining science room. Another charge tore out a wall i in the center of the building. wrecked several classrooms and hurled debris into the school auditorium, The third ripped out another end i>\ the building "Whoever did this job knew what he was doing and was out to cause as much damage as h" could," said Asst, Police Chief Jesse Braden. Jl n .said tho door inside the building indicated (hat the uxplo- sive used was colilc, a slow-burn- in the- State Rights Group ' Will Meet Tonight •LlTTLK ROOK (AP) ~ The States Rights Council, recently or» gnni/.ed by former member of the pro - segregation Capital Clllzcng Council, will hold Us first meeting here tonight, Robert J. Norwood, one of tht» organizers, said (numbers from throughout Ihe stale are expected to nllencl and plan the council's acllvllics for lha year. Welfare Group Urged to Help Keep Sales Tax L1TTLB ROCK (AP) A note urging state welfare recipients lo support the throe par cent sales tax is being included will) welfare checks now being mailed. Welfare Commissioner Carl Adams said yesterday ho would make a "full statement" about Die mailing later. "It's a good tiling," he said, "and there will probably be another one to go out later." The unsigned note stales; "The money which makes your grant possible comes mostly from Ihe sales lax. This lax will bo voted on November 4 In the general election. If Act 1!) Is defeated, your grant will have to be cut 'In halt on December 1 Your vote ,for Act 10 will prevent this cut in your grnnl. Gol your friends and relatives lo vole for Act 10." typo cormnonjy coal mines in this area. Thu blaMs ripped IB of the 20' classrooms In thc< building and l<;ft only the gymnasium, and a home economics st'clwn, the band yaom and the library undamaged. Chuichffc, throughout £his small town 20 miles northwest of jftnox- viljc quickly offered their buildings lor use as emergency class-. rooms, School officials in neighboring Oak Ridge Qfler«4 a vacant 25-room «5C'huol, The iirst week of desegregation here- was accomplished by growing disiui buncos which wore climaxed at week's end by rioting. Cl'jv. J''rank Ciemcot sent in troopers und National Numerous other racial incidents within the school fojllowed duifmj 1936, but school officials reported, last yea) and the first few weeks this year were mostjy peaceful in g Sheering Ghinese^uns Silent, Big Convoy Moves By SPENCER MOOSA TA1PJSI (Tuesday) (APJ ~ Na- Vionalisl China today denounced the Communist proclaimed seven- day truce in Formosa Siralt. The guns were silent nnd thf Ni»;ionalists r e p o r* e d rocurd amounts of supplies were poured, under American escort, into tho hithurto-blockude offshore islands, lands, But g'lvrn m c n t spo!ca.sman Sampson Shen called the Communist cease-fire a "diabollc.il peace; offensive" and "a lull before a new storm," Ho also declared thu Nationalists, ware standing firm against a Communist call for direct nego- lialions with the ficcli lo hoUJe tho ourrcnl ^-day-old ciisls. Peipmg iinnouncuci a sovcn-duy coaso-firo, effective Sunday midnight, on the condition that the United States stop escorting Nationalist Chinese convoys to tlvo embattled island. The cease-lire order was coupled with a call lo Nationalist President Chiang Kai-shek to no- gotinto directly on a settlement, over Formosa and the oiishore islands. Chiang, in an inlcrvic-w with Cecil Brown of NBC, rejected any such direct negotiations with the Communists, He said the Peiplnft announcement was a "irick and deception," and he hoped Ihe United Stales would continue* lo escort Nationalist supply convoys with its 7th Fleet warships. Sampson Shnn. Chiang's information director, doclfiicd the purpose of Poipiiiii's order was to create a split between Taipei ami Washington—and a split appeared to haws been the u'sult in the* first reaction of officials, in the two capitals, Shcn declared the Nationalists distrusted tho Commniutt euaso- fire and would ignoje it He s-aiU there would be no withdrawal of the Nationalist request for American escorts. Washington officials,, however, privately c'xurasud their ddight even al the limited and conditional cease-tiro. Washington reports said a rejection of Pi-iping's an- ;ioupcpmeiit was out of the quuv lion. Thusw repoits pointed 'out that with a {-case-fae the r-^asoii for American i>scorl*j ceased to exist. Both Provident Eisenhower and Secretary oC State Dulles havu em, pVia^ii'ey' l t)ia_ central whey o|' getting a ceasc-fu'L in Formosa Strait and of not !bwiafi U; (orcv- a hnk was sueft feelsvew Feiping'§ order and a s.h,a.r statetnenl by Soviet Prc- JKhrwshehev Sunday dcc|o_r- thp '§^vfft ynion, w.QuJd, not Board to Get Plan Tonight at Regular Meet Tonight at a regular City Board of Directors meeting the Water 1 and Light Plant Commission will submit a proposal recommending lhal municipal Water and Light ( ' Plant be placed on n standby basis and Hint a contract be accepted with Arkansas Power and LlgHt Company to furnish this city elec- > tricily. , . The meeting tonight Is open to the public. The City Board is ex--' peeled lo go along with the Commission's recommendation. ' , A study of the proposal has been. ' underway for some lime ancl ils an established facl the city can purchase power considerably cheap • er than il can manufactured Iti" The* Commission finds itself in a „ position where another large bond Issue would have to be issued to * increase the local plant's output • or purchase the power, The group, favors Ihe latter course, , ',<__" Under the standby setup a skel^' ton crew would bo maintained at Ihe local plant. Naturally Ihe City-would continue maintenance of its distribution system, collections etc. as usual. Arkansas Power and' Light Plant will bring the power, right to the Hope Cily limils, A spokesman for Iho Commission,' Said that every effort would ibe" made 1 lo.use Water and Light Plant » personnel in other city department'; where possible, He Indicated today J that if the deal went through'' a,' wenuru!'cat.) 1 induction, to. r'(srfjmhi» * tial and business houses could",lip " expected almost immediately. Purchasing power from the outside will represent a substantial annual savings lo the city and we plan to pn.ss a portion of that savings along lo customers, he said, -Details ol the proposal will be submitted to the Board tonight ,fop,,, approval, although the Commission has the power to act on its owiv However, Ihe Commission wants tho consent o fthe Directors, Bingen Plans Community Organization Bingon community will consider the organization of a Community Improvement Group for the area at Bingen school on Wednesday evening, October 8, at 7;30 o'clock. All families of the Bingen area are invited, Colored slide pictures and brief discussion un RCi organization will be presented by Mrs, Cloid Bittick, 1 Arthur Wimmell, Loy Rogers and possibly others of the McCaskHl' HCJ organization. The McCaskill RCl was Arkansas Sweepstake's Winner last year and South Ar^an* has District Trophy organisation in 1956, The purpose of the organization of an RCl is to aid in making a, coirununily a better place to IJV9,^ Thu RCl program, sponsored by the Arkansas; Press Association,,' the; Arkansas Council of Churchej;, and Aikansas Power & Light Cotp. ,. pany, is conducted by the Al'kani, has Agricultural Extension Service^ The RCf slogan is "For bettsF, homes on better farms in, beitej?-, communities with batter churches^"' Short skits and other entertain* ment has been arranged .by jyjvs, Clyde Owens and Mrs. Earl Holt; for the Wednesday evening $$ jng. - Truck Overturns en Highway 32 A 'La\ under Construction *£ truck overturned ed'riy Sunday. Highway ',&, al Oakhayen. 1' driver, a Negro man. escaped/ jury- The scenng mechanism, \vc out W control, th,,e truck _t<*9k^'' the ditch and overturned. Thg j was ,not too badly o*i

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