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" '-* ;•>.'/. /r ( ' >^F''*' ^^'' ' !f,y&u fail ta ejet yeur Star please telephone 7*3431 by d>:30 p. m. dud a §pe£ial earcief will deliver y&uf 1 , i . ; , LjiftiJ ', )< .r/;r^ ? 'fvr^p Fo, W.o.hor Report, See Column at §6.ftem"6b!:fM This W 60TH PEAR: VOL. 60 — NO. 73 Hat 61 Hope, Coniolldatftd H6Pi; ARKANSAS, jMORSDAYrJANUARY; 8,1959 ./• . . ' < ^ ._ * .* t ^ vi t L.^ rr ' i ' An Open Letter to Highway Chairman Glenn Wallace (Editorial) Mr. Glenn Wallace Chairman, State Highway Commission , Nashville,-'Arkansas Dear Mr. Wallace; The purpose of this letter is to caH to mind that night in November 1956 when you telephoned me your unqualified support of Highway Director Herbert Eldridge. jThe. situation was this: My business associate, Waller E, Hussman, publisher of the Camden News, had Written for The NeWs and associated papers in southwest Arkansas an editorial questioning whether the Arkansas Highway Commission was giving Mr. Eldridge the support adequate to maintain him as the working head of an outonomous, non-political department —• spelled out by 1he Mack-Blackwell constitutional amendment. Mr. Hussman'repeated the editorial as a paid advertisement in the Little Rock newspapers. But the editorial never appeared in my own paper - — fot\the specific reason that it took you to task as a Highway Commission member. ! knew you personally, and was confident you would do the right thing for the people and for good government. On the day the paid Little Rock publications came out,, you telephoned me from your home in Nashville that night and asked, "What sort of fellow is Hussman?" l< told you he's just -a guy who honestly believes, in the Mack-Blackwell Amendment and keeping the State Highway Department out of politics. I added that I ,was sorry Hussman-had'put your name in the piece because I had confidence in you —- and for that reason I didn't run the . editorial in Hope. • And then, Glenn, you made this unsolicited statement over the lelephone/quoted from memory of course: "Your confidence is justified. I will defend Herbert Eldridge n'ow and in the future. When Eldridge goes, Glenn Wallace goes, too." Now Eldridge is gone — whether by.firing or resignation is immaterial. Speaking personally and for the people of southwest Arkansas where you live, Glenn, I think you should resign from the State Highway Commission. No other one act in all Arkansas could do so much to make the people, realize what they have lost in the ousting of Herbert Eldridge and the scuttling of the nonpolitical Highway Department. I appeal to you to bolster the hopes and aspirations of all the friends of good government by showing them that you were truly behind Eldridge to the finish — as you told me you were in November 1956 — and following .^him out of public office today. ' l ^ Your good friend— . - I' . ' ALEX. H. WASHBUR^,. , ' • Publisher, Hope'Star* Hope, Arkansas »,•*&£ /»'.-*- •<• Weather //Experiment Station report, for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Thursday, High 49,'Low 35; Precipitation .49 of an inch. Arkansas Regional Forecast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS jkf ; Ccntral and southeast: -Mostly •cloudy this altcrnoon, partly cloudy tonight and Friday, colder tonight, Saturday partly cloudy and cool Northeast, norrthwest and southwest:' Mostly cloudy this afternon, partly cloudy tonight and Friday, colder this afternoon and tonight, Saturday partly cloudy and cool. High this nfternon mid to high 40s central and southwest, near 40 northeast, near 50 southeast, mid 30s to low 40s northwest; low Os! northwest; low tonight upper ;6s lo low 30s central,, mid to ni 20s northeast, near 30 southeast arid southwest, northwest, low to mid 20s "ARKANSAS-" Cloudy and cooler this afternoon, partly cloudy In- night and Friday, colder with lowest 20-30 tonight, highest Friday 35-45. LOUISIANA— Cloudy' this after- Sex Maniac Mutilates Woman ST. LOUIS, Mo. fAP)—Police to His Resignation . / HOPE, Avk. fAP)—A.Hope hoWs- . a per publisher lodny called upon Chairman Glenn F, Wallace to ro- ign from the Arkansas Highway Commission in support of retiring director Herbert Eldrldgc. In reply Wallace declared that it I tecl (he principles of the Mack-Blackwell amendment are at any time being violated by the Ar- iansas Highway Commission and am unable to do anything about t, J will resign from the commission." Publisher Alex' II, Wnshburn of ho Hope Star said'that Wallaci; told him in November, 1950, that f Eldridgc left thc"*Avkaiis.is Hlnh- vay set-up, so Would Wallace'. Ho said Wallace should now do ](isl hat. Wallace, contacted at his homo at Nashville, said lie couldn't re- nembcr the wording oC^Ji^s remarks In the conversation Washburn recalled, But he said his brief statement oday represented (.he attitude he.'' las held during his six years on .he commission and the attitude ic now has. In reply to a question, he said le didn't fel that there had been any deviation from Mack-Blackwell arinciples up lo-now. The MacloBlackwoJI amendment ,o which both men referred, is a constitutional provision adopted by Arkansas voters in 1052. It at- lempled to sot up the five-member Highway Commission os ' on-''.independent agency, to which normally any govcror could appoint no more than tsvo members. Because of death of one commissioner, Gov, Orval.'Er'fEriubus already has. appointed three commissioners. He will: makei a fourth appointment when he formally embarks on his third Hnrm next week. Eldridge reslgne*a^jps, director last Monday % amld speculation that ho was being, forced*out by politi cal pressure, ( The''commissioners said they had;not askedjiim lo resign and'doelai'e'd'tliatjKaubus had not interfered in the 'nm(.ter. •In an ppen_"f]etterJ^Cd'' Wallace, Washburn* qiiotecl'Ythe 'chairman as saying in 1B56 thaU';I will defenf 1 He, rUH -riSIdjM &&3utftb&>nct*> In iffifc lut'uro. When Eldridge ''goes, Glenn Wallace goes, ,jtoo." Washburn noted that he was quoting from memory, . Thu Washburn letter then con eluded: "Now Eldridgc is gone—whethei by firing or resignation is imrrui terinl. "Speaking personally and fo the people of southwest Arkansas, where you live, Glenn, I think you Memtx)?! th* • AlSoilnldd f»f*M i Audi) Butcrtu of Circulation! Av. Net fold Clrd. A mo*, ondlno Jjpf. 36. 1958 — 3,400 *^ • t f i t -> . •"••!» Quick Showdown Fight - •* . ip"'»f»f JL ^i> • • •'. y'i& on Filibuster Change OUSTED — House Republicans 1 ousted their veteran leader, Rep. Joteph' Martin of Massachusetts, right, and elected Rep. Charles A. Halleck'of Indiana, left, to ".succeed him. The twoicon- gressmen chat briefly aftsr.tho 74-70 vote, taken on a secret ballot'at a closed party conference. ' ' -jNEA Tclephoto say there Is no doubt a sex mani- (should resign from the state High- 15 Children, One Adult Burned !o Death in Home BOSWiEDL, Okla. CAP)-— Fifteen children and an adult died today n a roaring' fire in a s ' four-room wooden home. All the bodies except that of onp child were piled on and around a bed in a rear room which had 10 outside door. Apparently someone pushed thi' one child out a window but the child was dead.. The victims were Sara Gardner, 3; her 10 children; three orphaned nieces; and two visiting nephews from Oklahoma Cily. All the victims were Negroes. Booker Gardner, the father, had been away hunting. •Almost in shock and his facn haggard, Gardner, a Negro, walked about aimlessly, apparently unable to comprehend immediately .,lhe . 'disaster. t ,.,which struck his family. ' : ''' A ~""''' 'He sa'i'd; that ' when he star-tor] home trom his-hunting trip before dawn this morning, "I .felt soila 1 tinny." • He received Ihe news a I tho farm home of Vernon Love, who drove him to the disaster scenu Gardner told Tony Price, reporter of; the Paris (Tex.) News, .hat he slarlecl on a hunt about 7:30 o'clock Wednesday night and dunted all night. Hunting with him State Trying toGetStatus of University LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Reports of growing opposition to Arkansas. Slalo College's Ibid lo gain university slalus persisted loday. bul no official would say openly he is. against the move. The issue'may pome to a head when supporters of the Joncsboro school's ambitions hold a dlnnei here, Wednesday for members of the Legislature! and other slate officials. These were comments in Hie capital yesterday: John T. Caldwcll, president of .ha University of Arkansas: "IV* nol up lo us to say what another colleil 1 '-^!!! do." Gl & -''val E. Faubus; "l'v» becn.jnvitcd lo Ihe Arkansas State dinner, and f will attempt lo attend f However, my alendanoo would have no significance (on (becoming partly cloudy to niglH and Friday, colder with lowest 28-38 interior tonight, THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Albany, eloudy Albuquerque, clear Anchorage, clear Atlanta, cloudy Eiis.marck, clear Boston, clear snow ^hjpago, cloudy Cleveland, cloudy Penver, cloudy Hes Moinos, clear rjetroit, cloudy JTorl Worth, clear Helena, clp^i}" .Indianapolis, cloudy Kansas Cily, eloudy Los Angeles, cloudy Louisville, rain •Memphis, cloudy fyll&ml, dear Milwauke, cloudy MpJs.-St.Paul, ploar Wcw Orleans, cloudy York, cloudy High 22 Pr, 13 42 22 12 -4 55 4? ?3 -3 34 16 Jb 13 .03 28 24 25 1Q 4S 24 25 18 25 18 07 37 3.3 }G 41 2§ 38 g3 6/1 57 43 36 5Q 43 1.02 75 M P 13 -0.) 23 10 67 53 -8Q S3 2| -03 ec mutilated and killed a young j mother, whose body was found Wednesday in her car here. ' Mrs. Ruth Ann Montague, 32, a social worker and the mother of two, svas found 13 hours after she left a sorority party. She apparently was strangled with uvq lengths of rope found near the car. An aulopsy is to be performed today. Her car was parked across the street from the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Brookman, where the Phi MD sorority party was held. Mrs, Montague's brother, Donald Jones, found the body? He began looking for her after her husband, Charles D, Montague, noli, tied police and members of the family that she was missing, Police said objecls found at the scene and marks on the body left no doubt that Mrs. Montagu? was killed by a sadist. ffer body had a superficial out on each thigh, a deep scratch on her throat and nine punctures of ithe skip. The mutpalicjis wers' made ot'ter death, police said, Qf> icers said she was not raped, Mrs, Montague's stockings rolled down aboiit her ankles. Shn yas clothed in a black cloth coat and blvie dress. Police said there was dirt on her heels, as if she had ( been dragged across soft ground^ Qff> pers searched a nearby park and ether secluded areas for clues as to where the slaying occurred. A long-bladed paring kr.ifc was found in the glove compartment of the car. ft bore no visible blood stains but it was taken to $ie "police laboratory lor analysis. Her unopened purse also was In th» par and the ignition keys wure ii> her coat pocket, s.aid h-s began hunting his wife at 1 p.m. Wednesday police investigation began abput 7 a.m. gnd, she \s;a? way Commission, "No other one act in all Arkansas could do so much to make the people realize- what they have lost in the ousting of Herbert Eldridgo and the scuttling of the non-political Highway Department. "I appeal to you to bolster Iho hopes and aspirations of all the friends of good government by showing them that you were truly behind Eldridge to the finislv-as you told me you were in Noveiri' ber, 1956—and following him odt'of public office today." Oklahoma City, cloudy 59 $0 Omaha, cloudy 24 JU Philadelphia, cloudy 33 2J Phpenix, cloudy fi2 44 Pittsburgh, cloudy gjj J? Portland, Me., clear ?3 9 Portland, Ore., rai.i il 31 .5,5. Sapid Cily, clear 48 20 cloudy 10 gO 'St. Louis, cloudy 38 20 Salt Luke City, clear 44 ?<? San Diego, cio,u,dy .(J7 54 t t>an Francis.co, ejaux,ly o,9 55 -U.l Seattle, cloudy 47 43 Si Tampa, cloudy, 71 5,9 -'- ' ' M m DeGaulie Gets GreatPowers Over France (PARIS (AP)—Gen- Charles De Gaulle bccanie today the first President of the Fifth French Republic and appointed Michel Debre RS Premier, In taking the oath of office, Dp Gaulle declared that during his scven-yesr term he would, jf need be, impose what the public- demands,- the one way or ihe other." Heporls ciretjHited here thai slitc mav come trom sup- f ,Ar s . , ktirisns who have worked in 'tht» past lo retain the Fayettevillc in stitution's status as the .stale's only university, I will be up lo the Legislature to say whether Arkansas Stata may become a university. One Legislator who declined to be identified said yesterday the state's six other colleges are supporting Ar kansas State's bid was a nephew from Oklahoma -ily, who was visiting in thi" home. Gardner is a day laborer in this southern Oklahoma town of about 1,000 population. Ho lislcd the victims as: His wife; their 10 children: Juanita, '15; 'Easter, 13; Isaac. 11: Larry, 9; Louise, 8; Gwcn, V; Omie, 5; John Anthony 2; and Patricia Ann and Patricia Jan, (i- week old twins, and three nieces and two nephews. The nieces, children of MM. Gardner's sister, May Ruth Hadd|x were: Bobbie Wolbright, 11; Peggy Sue Ward, 10; and Linda Fay Ward, 4, Mrs. Haddix was killed in- an automobile accident; that "it will be nol only a Stale f;f Message to Stress Home Responsibility By MARVIN L, ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON (AP)— The central theme of President Eisenhow* cr's Slate of the Union mc&sngo Friday will b» the importance of maintaining liscal responsibility at home while carrying on the 1 fighl for enduring world peace. The White House so indicated today in repeating, us Press Secretary James C. Hagerty put it, President Asks Courtesy for Visiting Russian WASHINGTON (AP) — President Elsenhower, noting demonstrations against Anast.is Mlkoynn in this country, today called for courteous treatment of the Sbvlel visitor. The While House made It clear! that Elsenhower it; disturbed by these demonslralions ogiiinsl tin: Soviet deputy premier, now touring the United States. In Cleveland Wednesday. Mik"- ytui was greeted by chuntiiiK, shouting, sign-waving demonstrators. One young wo.man, Identified as a Itlun'gariaii refugee, Was ar- I'oslod for throwing 'a rock in Hit.' •general direction of the Russian parly. Protesting pickets also wore cm hand at 'Detroit when Mikoyan arrived there today. Eisenhower's press secretary, James C. Hagerty, was uskcd at a news conference about the Pros- 1 idcnl's reaction to such demonstrations. Hngorty promptly pulled out a; prepared statement. Before reading it, Hageily said he had cliscascsd the dcmunalra- tions with Eisenhower. "The President has asked me to say this,," Hagerty went on. "The President hopes that wherever he goes in this country, Mr. Mikoyan will be met with the courtesy (Americans traditionally show visitors from abroad. "The President wants Mr. Mi- koyan lo see the real America, so that when be.l'eturhs: home he wit] be able to cawy-nii accurate pic- lure of otir good manners, as \yell as our strength, our confidence, and our, determination in the cause of freedom and peace." 'Asked whether (Eisenhower feels that demonstrations against Miko yan do nol reflect a true picture of America, Hagerty simply ro* J'errecl newsmen to the first sentence of his statement — dealing with Eisenhower's hope Americans will show Mikoyan traditional courtesy. Bulletin: T1SL AVIV, Israel CAP)—itsriu-U: flhU'i's drnve off font Egyptian MIGI7 jets after a brief air battle over Hie Negov Desert today, an Israeli army spokes m n n announced tonight. Cuban Plane Near Missile Site Ignored DAYTON A .BEACH, Fla, (API --An firmed B2G Cuban bomber flew within striking die-lance of the lissile test center on Cape Ca- averal lo land here New Year's ay and never was challenged by J.S. Air Defense, the Daytona Jonch Morning Journal said to- found a'iji,oi!t Montague syorked at thn IMjssoiJii State Division of Welfare where sh,c interviewed applicants ftr welfare benefit?. K.QRF-QLK, Ya. </l'i — A night %ya.lch : m,a,ij at th,e Up.ton Pro,dw ce Jjere reported to police b.rojse i,n,to. tfeg \ya,re- t«ok a s.hp.tguH. a, p.air. vi Jj,u«tJHg busts and y hyixting |t w.g,s. (Jj,e ,,o| tlj,e c IhaJ, .a By BAVID MA^QN PARIS (AP) — Gen. Charles d? Gaulle loday became firs'! pres(' dent of the Fifth Freneli RfpubUs' and France's most powerful phlef of state s'jnce (gmperior Napoleon 1H was deposed in 1870. "The first am'ong Frenchmen is henceforth first^ranHuig man it} 'France," intoned putrgojng President Rene Coty. A 2l-gun salute boomed acrq§3 the Seine as diminutive Gen, Georges CatrORX reached up t9 hang the gold necklace of office around the neck of his towering World War- II comrade and com? mand.er, The brief ceremony in the presir ricntial Elyse, Palace marlved the end of th.e largely fjgureheyd ro},e which French presidents had fille'4 Iqst spring. . The two nephew's, visiting from Oklahoma City, were: Hershel Fraxicr, 9, and Freddie Webb, 12 The volunteer fire department could only use a pumper truck because no hydrant was within usable distance. Constable J- B. Richburg said the roof had collapsed before firemen -arrived. Gardner said when he left for his hunting trip, two stoves, burning wod, were in use, Richburu said he believed .the disaster' was caused by the stoves. He said tin; family apparently panicked when ,he fire was discovejxd and ran into one room. under the 'Fourth Republic. new constitution p,e Gaulle rammed through Jg§t s,ummer con yertecl tire offie<? into one of real power, alpiig the lines of the- tl,.S, presidency. .Cu,ty, the beloved, 76-y|ar-Qld .owtgoing fhipf c-f siyke. ipfaJ Ws solemn-faee4 s.uepesspr: "Th,e y.idwd' H a.imu,),d P» ' Frwi.ce, SH di- tJ3 A e s,urfa s ce, ll.ave i,ou%i.i yuu ih.eii' prof«ujj,d u the Union message but a 'State of Ihe World' message." Eisenhower will deliver llic message personally at a joint Senalc- House session. His 40-minule talk, beginning about 12:30 ivill be carried on major television and rai'lio networks. Hugorty also said Ihe President is'determined to use every op^ portunity, in all possible forms, to seek public support for the legislative program he will put before Congress. The Slate of the Union report will be followed on Jan. 1 by the President's budget message. The White House already has Continued on Page Two All Around Town ly The Star. Staff- Coach John Pieree, selected to lesled on a licjuor charge prev- head the -West stuff in Hie All-Star juusly, game nest August in Little Rock, ! ---- lias announced his assistants us ! Officers report theft of a wrist . . . Buy Ledbetter o| Camden ... watch owned by Gracie Lee Wil- firady Rgbinson Ql Greenwood . . . Hams and hub cups stolen from an By THOMAS P, WHITNEY CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP> —An astas I, Mikoyan piles up mori» mileage through the Midwesl lo- day as he heads for Detroil ir his fasl-slepping drive for firnun peace and bettor trade relations between the Unilecl Stales anc Russia, The Soviet deputy premier mci with some of the Midwest's wealthiest industrialists here Wcdncs day in a visil marked sporadically With bitter street demonstration by Hungarian Freedom Fighters and immigrants from other Iror Curtain countries. Among 'the welcoming dign tarics at the airport was Walkei L. Cisler, president of Uelroil Edi son and Mikoyan's official Detroi host, , In his brief airporl talk, Miko yan reiterated a desire for peac between the United States anr Rusia saying "My best wish i that there be no war between ou two countries or any other conn tries." He noted thiit the two countrie lived under different systems of government bill said this should not prevent them gelling along lo- gether. At the Ford research labs iho Russian delegation entered quietly. No pickets were in sight. Mikoyan was whisked through the labs and on to the giant Rouge plant of ihe Ford Motor Co. Tha Rouge faelories sprawl over I-SUO, upres, employ 40,001) men and are Son Grocery generally rated the largest 0110- eompany developmenl nnywher lay. "Apparently the Air Force loesn'l boliuve the enemy woulci 'Omb Hie Cape," the newspapei liioled a federal aviation spokes nan. The .Pentagon in Washington •>ogan cheeking the report, the pa icr said. Two Cuba Air Force men floe tip after the clown toll of Prosid.cn Fulgencio Batista's goverlnnen anclucl the piano here, " isylum. They told Iho Morning Journn hey flew Inlo Uie United State: vithoul n fllghl plan and made no •aclio contact during the '300-mih; trip up the coast until they called the lower ril Dnylona Beach Mu- ilcipal Airport for landing inslruc- .ioiis. They said Ihey know how to fly he ''U.S. airways," apparently mu'anJng,-the nuthorixed ..routc^up: tfib*J5aslr' i 'Coast." : . First LI, Chester J. Lq,cwa, ,pubic Information officer at '"Dobbins Air Force Base, Ga,, said neither 'ho 32nd Air Division log nor the Pg of Iho 600th Aircraft Conlrol and Woniing Squadron at Macbill Air Force Base, Fla., contuinecl information on the plane. The 000th monitors nil- trnffie headed north, Loewe said. When n plane penetrates the defense zone and no flight plan' Is found, F80 fighters, from McCoy Ail- Force Base at Orlando check it out. Elberl H. Chambers, chief of the Federal Aviation Agency I formerly the CAA) at.the Daylona Beach nirport, said lie understood the lower had no knowledge of the Cubans until they asked for landing instructions near Titusville, 47 miles south of here and u'boul 17 fljr miles from Capo Canaveral. Asked how the Cubans managed to fly so IIPBI- the Cape unchal lenged, Chambers said the areas immediately overhead and east of the Cape are restricted. But ho said the area west of the Capo is not refli'icled and nol ij» a defense 'zone. Sen. Johnson Apparently Has Confidence WASHINGTON CAP)—The Scn-H lie moved toward a quick showdown In the filibuster oday , with the immediate issuoV*! larrowed lo the ciueslion whether^ ' o throw the Senate rules open" fort levlston. , t,f- J> (Senator Lyndon 'B. Johnsoji orC| Texas the Democratic leader,,^^ agrepd to the move and pushed ','"'*$ It along then announced plans ,'to, t ," try to kill tile proposal tor newt," rules by means of a motion.,Id labl'e. ' " , The situation was set up by agreement from Johnson lo let, Ihe'K Senate take up first the proposal/^ to adopt new rules sponsored' """ v .forces which wont tighter cu on long talk, The plan was offered.';^ ;;s a substitute for a compromise £*V proposal by Johnson himself. The t 'Democratic leader obtained una'n'-, Imous .consent lo go into the pro-* posal immediately and then an-* nounced his tabling plan. Against the -background ot simmering tight over civil rights ^ "j and integration legislation Jolln- <^ son had proposed some lightening''*; of iho rules l-or culling oft debate,r, Bui ho had nol gone nearly, as- Tar us Ihe slrong opponcnls ,of Uiq.\ filibuster wanted. And his plan' would have reaffirmed the pria-J ciple that the old rules \vhich\^ make debate hard to cut oft ry over, ' A'motion ' lo lablc is nol batablc and once made would,. dlscussionf * iHoweVcx" 1 J.ohnson said he would with -both sides, and see (l..,. Ti —., ... liad an' adequate opportunity J for S debate before making his motion^ $1 The sponsor of record tor 'the^ resolution, before the Senate v is" Sen. Clinton P. Anderson (D-NM).; Sen. Everct M. Dirkscn of I1U- t f nois Ihe new Republican leader\ \'J objected to any strategy which* "' would force a liighl session, I/,' Johnson told Duksen he would not handle Ihe affair so as lo ill-' convenience anybody. 1 response to a parliamentary inquiry Vice President Richard* M. Nixon hold that under Hie rules' 1 Anderson's motion would have to lie over one clay before it could* be acted oh. Johnson said however that was willing lo waive tills rule IiV the Interest of obtaining a promjitt vole. No one obieclcd when ho •" •• asked for a .unanimous consent * '; agreement to this efXecl. - - * '| Leaders of the coalition group •*( t'uvor a rule that would permit'^j debates lo be shut off by-a-ma-J," jorily of- the- Senale^membWsWp ' ; or 50 voles, / ~)*ii< .-/•') Thu present rule requires the <^' voles of 6p senators or two- of the entire 'membership, son's compromise- would-*reduce" f- this lo two-thirds" o 'fth'e 's'criQlors 1 $ present and voting, • ' "i Sen. Richard B, Russell CD-Ga)'' j< chief strategist for Southern ^ forces in the rules fight offered '* a new challenge lo Nixon's ruling' „*; that each Senate session can* adopt i its own rules but Nixon did not * '*change his position, As Ihe Senate plitnged into th<? < rules scrap 'today, Sen, fvjike,'- iM'ansfield iDJMonl), the assistant ," majority leader, defended John- ' son against charges of high-hand-^ ed tactics. Mansfield said there. Ijad bun <• "talk of hijacking and blackjack-; *{ LOGO I Grocers Organize 'Valu Mart 7 Here A group of Hope groecrymen today announced the purchase of a ¥ulu-M*rt Uraiiichise here from the -United Stales Wholesale Grocery Co., under sponsorship of Stephens Grocer Co. There are Valu-tMari 'franchises in 33 states. This means that seven local firms, Moore Bros., Barry's Gro-, eery and Market, Bun Ratcliff' ing" because Johnson had jumpecj Grocery and Market, Dannie Ham-1 the gun on the bipartisan. ilton Foud Center, B&B Super-market, Ralph Montgomery Grocery and Market and L. B. Delaney and MIKOYAN is, 2nd graf tq13, 10J Galling pf Pentpiivijle . . . I auto at Davis Pontiac Co. Charles Payne of D.ierks and Don -Sevier of Hop.e wiU serve as train- Three important meetings are slated for tonight the VFW —— ~— : meets at 8 o'clock at Iho Hut on This never happened before. i>;ud , Highway (37 . . . and the Hcmpstead Cjty Police as tlxey brought in four County Wildlife Association meets gallons of moonshine liquor . . . j at 7:30 at the Courthouse . . . seems limy went to a Negro rt'si-: Whitfield Masonic Lodge No. 239 donpe this morning a,n.d shosved a • will conU-r a Masters Degree Fri- se,er.ch wavr.ant IP a woman at iho day night at 7:30. house- she immediately niitted her guilt .and sj},o\y,ed thorn Juy Franks and his "Hockets of . wh,ere the licjuor was officers IJhythm" will play at Hopo Youth to st.ui.-li Penter Friday night . . . live dance ujjj.il they tin,d j.t a.n.d even then starts at 3 o'clock anc? lysts four is u. very popular is oftendejiied . . . many times sonwoae else \yill claim the : ba.n4, well-liked hen.- ... all »t4- liquor, 4t;p t tM},dJ,ug v oft whether ihe dents in Hope and surryi.iidin^ owner oi Uv.e l,w,use J.us beeu ar-iyre hjyili.il lo. utleud. and Market, have by acting first. But Mansfield said ho wanted to >„ make it clear that Johnson's move would nol prevent the Sen* joined logiHlic-r in ;> cooperative ate from voting on any and all buying plan which will enable them : alternate proposals for revising to puss on to customers more sav-1 l *'e Setiat'e's anti-filibuster rule.. ings. The firms can be recognized as Valu-Mart Stores by the symbol displayed in the window of each store. This symbol that par Arkansas Sheriffs M§et at Little Reck LITTLE ROCK (AP»—Arkansas' 75 sheriffs began a two-day CUD- vpnlion here today. Business to be discussed during , . the Arkansas Sheriffs Assii rneU- \ _'^ m ' ;.,"^ 8lvb . 01 ' , _™ d has .. laken u . ing will include furlhc-r develoy- ments in a proposal for a state By JOHN CHABWICK WASHINGTON (AP)—Senators Javoring a sharply tightened, curb filibusters, oulmaneuvered Uculur store is identified with the ' l ' le outset, fought bads today new nationwide Valu-Mart group." against a compromise proposed by Majority Leader Lyndon, B. Johij- Continued on Page U"wo "At least one of 'those stores is B.oys Raneh, retirement plans Sheriffs and deputies and removal ol a $5,000 limitation on salaries. The association also will elect Officers and choose a site for next year's convention. Sheriff Burton Arnold Jr.. " ew to better servi- you." 4 spokesman for the group said. Pilkinton to Speak at Baptist Me§t Chancery Judge Juntos H. Pilkinton will be the ft-i-lured speaker u f '• at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the First BatesyiJle. president of the group, Paptist Church Brotherhood meel- sai.d nejjit year's convention probably will bp held sj,t Hot Springs Little Re-ek City Manager Dean Brotherhood President Guy Grigg appealed to the 82 members of ihe Uauley dc'hveri-d a wvl.coining act- ! organi/ation to be present for the cjr.ess lo the convention lo.uj.v. supp.er in the educational buikluit;. gjov. Orvul E. Faubus is schedule.) after which Judge Pilkinlon will i to u),;,ikv a sjiJvevh l.uiivi/rrow. I sjj.ouH..

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