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'y*"» .j * **v For Weather Rcpo To City Subscribers! If yeu fail ,t6 get y<5ur £tar please telephene 7-3431 by 6:30 p. m, end a sf>gdiial will deliver y6ur bdper, [40TH YEAR; VOL' 60 — NO. 78 Hat 61 Hope, 1m, l>r«u 1«i» JM, II, tW , JANUARY 14, 1959 lor : ederal Policy * - 6 WASHINGTON (AP) - Prcsi- ent Eisenhower called today for fa "pay as We go' leral finaiices. policy on ti'd- Speaking at a luncheon of Ihc ^National Prc'S3 ( Club, Elsenhower p I lhat if a balance baUVcen jn- ome and. spending can be maintained this coming, yiiat it, may [lead to "substantial surpluses" in |the future, With such a financial program, he held out the possibility of tax " cuts. Eisenhower said tho Unite;! Slates must reform its lax slruc- lure in a number nf ways. Ha snid Secretary of the Trcasuvy Ancler- 'n is studying ways of wising e tax structure. "I* would not be prepared lo say that wo would be prepared la rec- cmmend vjxt year, as tho first move in this field, Ihe rocluction of individual income taxes," he said. . • ..'The President hit at tl'e idea lhat federal spending can pro- mole prosperity. He said ho does not bulievj it, IS the federal government which mi'entns pro.jpu-itv. What the Amcneyn people do is Jar more important, ho said, and , the government should limit itself tu doing wnt't the peop!<; cannot Students Questioned in School Fires CHICAGO (AP) — Police juvenile 'officers held a !4<year-old boy for questioning .about Uvo separate fires that broko out in a South Side public grade school during the lunch hour Tuesday. A fire marshal said he 1 believes a pupil started the blazes. Firemen cjuicidy put 'out the flames in two adjoining rooms on the first floor of the Shoop Elementary School on the far South Side, No one was injured, but about 40 teachers eating lunch and a tew pupils who returned to elas early were forced to fkc the two- story brick building'. Most of the 1,400 pupils were home for lunch. Tlic fire was the third reported in the school since Thanksgiving. The Shoop school is across the city from Our Lacly of the Angels Parochial School, where 90 , students and three mtn.j died in a tire Dec. 1. Cuba Calls Halt to tin for Ih-.'in.svdvi.'S curity, for infttene-;. Eisenhower stressed national se- that it is primarily -jp to the pooplo Ihcm- ."•elves lo xpa'id the!;- money wisely and prevent inflation. He said no baliovci the United Continued on Page Six Weather T-, . nitiue uecause mere wai> an Experiment Station report for jcction to changing the rules 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Wednesday, High 67, Low 56, trace of pro-. By LARRY, A'L'LEN HAVANA. Cuba (AP) — Rebel leader Fidel Castro contends tho executions springing from his civil war victory are necessary lo pit* vity Cuba after six years of' dictatorial rule, The future cdurse of the revolutionary purge was a subject of conflicting statements, but Castro made clear in a speech Tuesday night he considers the Shooting of "war criminals" justified. Amid mounting criticism abroad, rebel firing squads have executed more than 150 persons on charges of murder, torture and oilier' high crimes during the rcgimn of President Fuligencio Ballsln, who fled two weeks -\go. It is estimated 3,000 others face,summary courl trials, many of which have been held in secret, Castro, now chief of the Cuban armed forces, took note of an adverse reaction within the Unitcc Stales ih his speech to-the Havana Lions Club. "Why didn't Uic Americans at tack when the Batista gov'-'i'nmcni was' executing people en mases' he asked. Those who have killed now were executed to demonstrate that GOPsNamea Conservative • • to a Key Post WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators today named Sen. Andrew F. Schoeppel of Kansas. , .,, , a member of tha conservative coukl n ° l «ct away with murclei wine, as chairman of the powerful ! arid crimes against the people Committee on Committees which determines assignments on the standing committees. The conference of the 34 GOP senators put off until next week a decision whether to install Sen, Barry Goldwater of Arizona, another conservative, as their campaign chairman for the 1900 clcc- 1 lion fight. . Sen. Leveret .Salton.*tall of Mas- sachuscts, the conference chairman, said the postponement was made because there was an ob- cipitation. the Extended forecast for period Jan. 14 to Jan. 19:. P Arkansas: Temperatures 5 to 8 degrees below normal. Normal minima 24 to 36 north. Normal maxima 43 lo 63. Turning colder Wednesday night and Thursday, Precipitation light. Occasional rain Wednesday night. ARKANSAS — Considerable cloudiness with scattered shower* this afternoon and tonight and in .southeast Thursday, colder Thursay and in northwest and extreme forth tonight, « ARK REGIONAL FOR-ECA T By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Central,- northeast and northwest Arkansas: Considerable cloudinss this afternoon, tonight and Thursday with a chance of some light rain ending early Thursday, High this afternoon, near 70 central, mid to high COs northeast, upper 60s northwest; Jow tonight, mid to high 40s "entral, high 30s to low 40s northeast, freezing extreme south to low 40s south in northwest. Southeast a n d southwest ai- kansas; Considerable cloudiness this afternoon, tonight and Thursday with a chance of some light rain ending early Thursday, Cool er Thursday, High, this afternoon, around 70 southeast, near 70 southwest; low tonight, low 50s, A L O U I S I A NA — Considerab'lo ^'lovidiness through Thursday, a lew showers Thursday and in north portions this afternoon and tonight, cooler Thursday. north portion THE WEATHER ELSgWHRPS By THE ASSQQIATgP PRESS High UPW PC, Albany, cloudy 35 28 Albuquerque clear 49 M Anchorage, cloudy )3 8 T ^Vtlanta, cloudy 04 49 Bismarck, olcar 38 30 Boston, clear 39 26 Buffalo, cloudy 33 33 .(H Chicago, cloudy 4 36 33 Cleveland, clear 34 27 Denver, snosv 03 32 03 PCS Moines, rain 44 32 Detroit, .cloudy 32 25, Fort Worth, cluucly c 70 59 Helena, ,cio»r 4J 30 Indianapolis, rain 49 40 T Kansas City, cloudy DO 46 %.os Angeles, cloudy 66 M Louisville, cloudy 59 JtJ Memphis, cloudy 65 5.5 Miami, clear 75 55 Mlwaukco, ram 36 31 01 MpJs.St. Paul, cloudy 43 29 New Orleans, clear 5.0 45 ,03 New York, cloudy 39 3Q Oklahoma City, cloudy 6? 5(i Omaha, clear 50 2H Philadelphia, clear 43 23. Pljoenix, clpur 71 ?>'{ J J JUsburgh, clear 3ti 'fi fp'ortUind, Me,, clear 37 2(1 Portland, Ore., clyudy 48 29 Rapid City, cloudy 4jj 2« .0* Richmond, clear ,(ii i'A St. Louis, cloudy (iM 52 Salt Lake City, cloudy 42 27 05 San Picgo, cloudy Uo 50 San Francisco clear t>4 M, Seattle, cloudy " 45 3fl 04 Washington, clear 47 27 Tampa, clear GU ^3 O4 - the campaign chairmanship witu- out a week's notice. It was under- j stood Sen. ..William Langer of North Dakota made the objection. Saltonstall' also annouritjej^Jliifi,- selection -of. niembers of th.e Policy arid Patronage committees. These were approved by tho confercncn today. A proposal to change the rules, made by Sen. Bourke B. Hicken- Jooper of Iowa, would hav-3 senators .up for election in I960 make one or more nominations for the campaign committee chairmanship. The conference then would decide, but no nominations could bo made other than those submitted by the 11 senators running next year. A majority of the 11 are in the conservative camp, and Coldwji- tcr has said he expects to be elected, These are the members of the policy commutes chosen today in addition to Sen. Styles Bridges (NH), who was elected chairman al a conference last week; George D, Aiken (Vt), Karl E. Munclt (SD).'Carl T. Curtis (Nsb), Thomas E. Martin ('Iowa), John Sherman Cooper, Ky. and Kenneth B, Keating (NY). These other senators are on the policy committee by virtue of offi- Jial posts they hold: Saltonstall, iis chairman of Ihe conference; Milton R. Young (ND), as secretary of the conference; Everett M, Dirksen (111), as Republican floor leader: Thomas H. Kuchel (Calif), as whip; Schoeppel, as chairman of the Committee Committees, and Margaret Chase Smith (Maine), as chairman of tho Patronaao Committee Sen. Cooper in advance of the meeting had told reporters he felt Republicans would Jay themselves open to charges that they arc anti- labor if they name Golchvater to the post bsing vacated by Sen. Schoeppel, The Auoclalcd f>f«i i Audit bureau of Clfeulfltl6r» AVi Naf.Md Clfci. i mos. ondln« J;pt. 30, t»S* «— 3,400 PRICED EXPECTED PRECIPITATION Precipitation during January, frequently in the form of *now and sleet, is expected lo be heavy over the southern half of the nation lying: east of the Continental Divide and lit the Middle Atlantic states. Light to moderate amounts arc anticipated over the remainder of the country. MUCH ABOVE NORMAL ABOVE NORMAL n NtAR NORMAL BELOW NORMAL MUCH .BELOW NORMAL MUC ABOVE EXPECTED TEMPERATURES Thirty-day temperature outlook for January colls for below seasonal normals, over the eastern third of the nation, Southern Plains and Gull Coast.' Above normal Ls indicated for the Northern Plains and'areas west, of the Continental Divide. Elsewhere, near normal' temperatures arc tho prospect. Castro said. A similar defense hud been of fcred in a press statement by the provisional government':; forcigi minister, Roberto Agranionlc. Agramonte declared that if th new regime did not mete out swif justice, the people would take tin law inlo their own hands tr avenge the torture and murder o an. estimated 20,000 Cubans by Ba lista police and troops. S. A presidential palace j> spokes man was quoted Tuesday night by a government press source as say ing the government had orderei .he suspension of all , executions The order was reported Ho hay 'ollowed a conference '-between -astro and the man he. hj.ijtall'ji.r as'" provisional"""p'restd'cift?* miimreT Urrulia. ,A presidential secretary today denied the executions had been suspended. He also denied Castro and Urrutia had met on Tuesday. The secretary told reporters assigned to the presidential palace Ihc executions in fact svere. pon-- tinuing in accordance with cfuc process of law. But no specific instances of new activity by the firing squads were reported immediately, Both the statement of the presidential secretary and of tho pi ess source Tuesday night said the names of the accused and the charges against them would be made available to newsmen. Reporters also were invited to cover the trials. Earlier Tuesday Castro had defended the executions as "necessary to purify the nation," And Foreign Minister Roberto Agra- Continued on Page Six Mild Weather Extends Into the South By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A mid-Jamuvry spell of i airly mild weather continued in moil of. the central part ot the coiiniiy today {but it was a little chilly m the Northern and some Western sections. Snow flurries fell in tl.e Cold Final Rites Held Today for Mrs, Graves at Blevins Funeral services for Mrs. Magc|§' iene Graves, 59, of Blevins, who djcrl Monday night in a Texarkaiiij hospital, were held Wednesday morning at Union Grove Church at Blevins by the Rey. W. J2. Thorns, son and the Rev. Delbert Erving. Survivors include her husband, Ed Graves; a son, Horace o| League City, Texas., two daughters, Mrs, Howard Hill of Blevins gncj 1 Mrs, Ch.arlie Thomas of League air ill' northern New Engh.nd and :3arls of ^Pennsylvania and m a belt from , South Dakota throvnjh cas'tm i h'" : -'''WyUir!ihe ahcf** northwest Defense Dept. Cites Need for Draft Charles C. Finucane, under secretary, department of defense, has expressed the defense departments position on selective service, It is: "We in the Department of Defense firmly believe that selective service — the -draft — is absolutely essential to the maintenance of military strength levels, active and reserve, deemed nocessary for our national security. For that reason, the general authority to induct persons into the armed forces, which is due to expire on July J, 1959, must continue to be available beyond that date." "The Navy, Air Force and Ma» rine Corps have been able for some time to meet all of their j requirements through voluntary! methods. These services afireo, however, that their success in re? entiling volunteers has been at least partly due to the fact that many persons elect lo enlist with hem rather than be drafted. We firmly believe that enlistment quotas could not toe met without the stimulus of the draft." "In summary, the basic reasons Colorado. Colder air also spread inlo the northern Rockies and most of the Great Basin region. Some of tho. frosty air that invaded the Eastern region dipped southward as far as northern Florida. Drizzle, and fog covered some areas in the warmer air in the Midwest, with heaviest fog reported in nothern Illinois, Iowa and most o[ Wisconsin, Drizzle or light rain sprinkled scattered areas of southeastern Texas and the north Pacific Coast but dry weather prevailed in most other parts of tho country. Wot weather lit the form of rain or drizzle was indicated in thn Great Lakes region inlo the Ohio Valley, while the wet pattern In southeast Texas was expected to extend inlo Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. Mostly fair weather was forecast for areas west of the Continental Divide. Picks Engineer to Direct the High way Dept. L1TTDE HOCK (PVC — R. B (Dick) Winfrey, n native Arkansan with strong ideas on keeping- joacl-building and politics sannra- ted, takes over tomorrow at temp- 01 di v stale highway director. Winfrey's appointment lo succeed Ilcibert Eldridge was announc- pd^yeslei'day 'by Glenn F. Wallace Arkansas 'Highway Commission ehfyrman, after a ' special com- Clarksville Man Picked !o Be on Highway Board LITTLE ROCK (API — Gov. Ovnl 13', Fiutbus siild Uml ho vould submit Iho nomination of Armil Taylor, fift., of cint'ksvlUe. is n , member of the Arlcsuv its Highway Commission lo the slate 'Senate tills nftcrnoon. Tnylor will succeed Raymond F. JIT of Fort Smith, whose term expires today. No opposition to Taylor's con Inviatlon by the Senate is oxpeet- cd. Ills term wilt be Cor 10 yours. Paubus nnnounccd curly In X'cembcr he would name Taylor" .0 the commission ns his fourth appointment to iho five-member group, Tnylor is n former legislator, ,i 'ormer member or the Game and fish Commission, and a one-time legislative secretary and cam- .mlgn manager for former Gov. Bon Lanay, Vic is an Insurance broker. Orr was first chairman of the KU<hw.ay Commissinn in its present form. He is a Fort Smith businessman. The commission is expected to elect a new chairman soon I" succeed holdover member Glenn F. Wallace of Nashville, whose term us chairman is expiring. Two names biive Ibeen mentioned: that of Vice Chairman Harry Parkin of Little Rock and that of Lawrence Blackwoll oC Pine Bluff. Parkin is serving a regular term, • but Blackwell, civ- ou. thor of the constitutional amendment under which the prp- scnl-lyps commission was set up, us serving out the uncxpired term of Commissioner Cecil S. Lynch of iPlne Bluff, who was killed in an automobile accident last year. Ford Cool to Ike's School Aid Ban LtTTLF, ROCK (At 3 ) — Th(5 iilsenhower administration's plan lo block federal aid for" public schools closed or converted In racial disputes lin-i brought * cool ronciloh from stale Rducutlon Commissioner Arch VV, -Ford. l''ord salt! yesterday there \Vi)s nothing significant In the action, llo ( said (ho only schools affected ware the four closed Little Hock high schools, and they weren't eligible for federal aid nrtywfiy. Legislative 2 Group to Study Assessments ^ By JOHN R. STARR K meoting. . Wallace said selection of the 00- year-old Winfrey was unanimous. A native of northwest Arkansas, Winfrey has a total of 23 years with the slate's highway department. "It's ben a pleasure lo work under the non-political sot-up here," Winfrey said, "1 intend to keep Highway Commission policy and believe that policy svill be kept non-polif-ical " The post Winfrey steps into reportedly got to politically tin comfortable for Eldridge, who resigned Jan. 5 amid speculation that he had been pressured inlo quitting. ' ' Eldridge, who had been highway director since May, 195,'j, came here from the Texas ..department, Besides being acting director, Winfrey will keep his present job as state highway maintenance engineer and draw his present salary until March 1, when El> drige leaves. "There's two things that interested us in Winfrey," Wallace laid, "He came back to Arkansas after 10 years away, at approximately the same salary he received be fore,' in order to work in «i no;i- politieiol department. "And we feel he has gopd administrative ability." Wallace said it svas not definite Winfrey would receive a permanent appointment March 1 but ad- Elected Chairman of School Board Hope District 1-A school board! . ,,.., ...... ,, held its first meeting of the year j e( \, n ^^ .J^* 11 '*;,.. last night and re-elected Sam McGill ot Fulton as Chairman. i Mrs. Frank King was named sec-; rotary and Jud Martindale is a new member having been nominated in December along with the re?elec- jon of Norman Moore. The Board renewed a two-year' cUev'ilie'High" School."He"recc'ived contract with Jami^s II. Jones as j^ en glncerinK Ucgrc-o frum the superintendent. Mr. Jones has; University of AiUunsaa. served 17 years in that capacity j Winfrey is married, iiaa no chil and has been with the local system,jciren, and lifts hunting and fish- for 26 years. I i l; g as his hobbies. v r.y 'Department, with which ho served from 1946 to 1957 as maintenance engineer, to return to Arkansas, He was educated in public schools at Rudy in Crawford County, his hometown, and attended Fay- i City; her iioth.gr, of Sleyijjs; two brothers, vey gnd {-tuthejr both of three sisters, Mrs. Buford Maggie on, Tpjcarkana, Mrs. Jessie Wood, BU'vins and Mrs. L,f>ng o| Hope Student Hit by Auto, Ug Broken James E. Cornelius, son of AH Around Town iy The Star Staff Opposes Bill to Close All ,',"•' , ,• . !'.),., - f Schools NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—A prompt challenge in federal court lo City Council's action in culling oft funds for secondary schools was promised today. Archie L. Boswell said he and another attorney, Eclmond Campbell of Arlington, will seek an injunction in the next few days from U.S. Disl. Judge Waller E. Hoffman. The Council passed, 6-1 Tuesday, a resolution saying it "does not propose, al this time, to authorize" 'funds for pu ! blic schooling above the sixth grade after Jan. 31. Boswell told Council its resolution "is an illegal act and beyond tho scopo of your authority." Mayor W, Fred Duckworth said Ihc resolution means the secondary schools "will not open unless there is some radical change in the present situation." He declined to Say what a radical change might be. State and federal courl rulings are expected next Monday on the constitutionality jot the state's massive resistance program. The council's action was regarded as a move to- piwont school integration in the event the massive resistance laws fail lo survive the court tests. Fight Against Alford Not Over—Blatnik WASHINGTON (AP)—Hep, John A. Blalnik (D-Minn) Ruid todtiy Hie fight to bar Rep. 'Dale Al- J'ord of Little Rock from the Democratic ranks Is not over. Present efforts, Blalnik said, nre being concentrated on the 15 Democratic memburs .if the itoiiso Ways and Moans Committee who make up tile Democratic committee assignments, subject to house approval. "I believe we have eight of the Ifi members ready to vote to designate Dr. Alford as an independent," Blatnik said, "that is where we are eoncenlralhu! our.efforts at the present," Alford, outspoke segregationist who defeated veteran Hep. Brooks Hays (D-Ark) as a write-In candidate, was sealed on the opening clay of the new Congress Jan. 7. However, no question was raised at that lime about his party designation. Alford voted on a roll-call vole for Rep. Sam Rayburn (D-Texi as speaker at the opening of Congress. iRnyiburn previously had indicated lie believed Alford should be listed as a Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee vote lo list Alford as a Democrat he will seek a showdown in a Democratic caucus, if one is held, or on the Mouse floor when the committee assignments como up for approval. "1 belive we can Win -if-'V.Vo can raise the issue in caucus," Blalnik said. He declined lo predict, how- over, the likely outcome in a House floor fight. "t still belicvo that under Arkansas law Dr. Alford must bo considered as an independent," Blalnik snid. "He defeated the IT g'ular 'Democratic: nomiiipo fl-Iays) find he cannot claim to be a member of the parly." However, Chairman Wilbur Mills (D-Ark) of the Ways and Means Committee paid lie has always regarded Alford as a Democrat. future taking over duties j . underlying the Department of Py- j employed' at Brliner-Ivory Handle fcnsu position OA the draft are as fojlows: ' • 1. The draft is a necessary direct source of active duly nel; One additional officer was add-. ed to the iPolicc Department and! Annual -meeting of stockholders a second is planned in the near , of thp Hempsteud County Industri- "' Foundation, Inc. will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Hope City . . those unable to attend are asked tu return a proxy. Woodmen of I lit- World will meet tonight is Havvey f'uiiertoii who j J^'J; for the past six years has Co. addition of two men will enable the department u> put ui'fi- 2. The draft stimulates persons j from 72 to CO hours per to volunteer for active duty jn. enlisted as well as office.}^ pyo,- grams; 3. The draft is essential for meeting our requirements for jnp- and dental officers; •j. The draft stimulates persons Alma Cornelius ojl Hope, was struck j to volunteer for reserve programs; by an auto yestiuday ufturaoofl on' 5. The draft authority and cers on u five day. 12-hour day j at the organization's hall at 7:30 •week instead of the six day, 12-! p.m. Thursday ... a fried chick- a reduction ' en dinner will be served by the 1 ' " ' .Camp No. 449. hour a day week y d,owntywn Tesavljana street pnd,chanism is a l}roj<cn lug. 4 studenj,; resource, and mobJll?ytioA trcytcd in St. HJicUad's CpJlegc, he is Ueing' U. Abortion of the draft in tlw ijtjU. S. miglU adversely affect 1 military potentials."" Ivcivccforlh officers will svoj-k live .days and will 'be off tvyo days . . . they all alternate in 'working days a month and, ngilvts a month. A report fro.ni S.ay.atoga indicates . S. Engineers msve^ into tlu- Dym area yesterday and the Jirsl stop an the $50 million 20.5 project \\ill be preliminary soil! Paerfte o| Rosston hyd a score of Al ftpndersoij State Teachers some 13 ROTC Cadets as experts in firing . . . the groyp includes Charles G. Grap| Hopi?, a 231 score . . . (Hope, a 231 score L. HucHabee, Hope, a and Herbert . Tiayis tests in the area money was apprupriytcd w the Last s.<- l ssJu.n uf Coneross for cngiijecrs tg draw up final plans |0|' jhjj project, 205 231 of 250. was live 'best Stare of live group with the two '-boys lied with Jimmy SU of Ar)s«.d.el|)hMJ for high. Episcopals to Start an Inquirer's Class The Vicur of Saint Mark's Episcopal Church has announced that Inquirers' classes will begin with, the first Sunday In February at 7:30 p. m. Classes to be held at the Church. These classes are open to all persons who desire to ask questions about the 'Episcopal Church— Iho doctrine, teaching and disci' pline. These are not Confirmation, glasses. No persons attending these classes wi| Ibu obligated to be confirmed, or become a member of Saint Mark's. Those interested should drop a note to the Vicar of SI. Mark's Church so (hat proper preparation may be made. Kiwonions About Objectives Shamans, vice-president pf Hope £i\vgnis club, was in charge of Tuesday's luncheon program and discussed the U ob- JeeUves of iJivvanJs IntwnatiunaJ, and \hnn urged each member to put forth a greater effort during 1959 in Carrying out the aims and projects of the local club. Ji« also announced, the dates of the annual Jviwynis-spMnsored niin- slrelj, whi,ch will be held,' this year on the nights of April $, 9 and 10 in the Hope High S.chool auditorium. K Gucsts of tlu- cl\i;b: Sheriff Jini- mls Qriffin, Newt Pente.co.st of JH,op,e; Bo.b Roberts and .Joe WU- li.yms of |*iiUo Local Banks Name Same Officials LITTLE ROCK (AP)—The kunsas House ot Rcprescritallycpf today adopted a resolution ^Cor« t aj joint Senate-House commlttecUdi study the 1056 Reassessment >'J and to recommend changes, i The House adjourned shortly!^ after accepting ^he resolullohj"' which wit's sponsored by r Rep. Ja'ok 1 ; Oakes of Wooclrtiff County,<*•-.-'* ty. Today's session Blasted *only'*40;-^ minutes, *• K Oakes 1 resolution called appointment of live members; 1 *! from each house to the study ^ mlttee, Tjlto committee would * remove;?! from the 1955 law any'feature:* ji/sj which might work a hnrdshlpV'onsr certain counties or make It >im-2 lossible for these v countlcs.^to 1 comply with the law. V '''^.-"V,, Sevcnleon bills wore Introdticcd.tyj These Included measures to 'p vide war veterans 'bonuses, to crease unemployment bcneflts i and fyM Lo increase penalties for operating* • ?' overloaded - trucks on state, high A'ttyn., ' , , j i ^ r , The' 1 veterans bonus biJl,'\sp6ri sored by Rep. Gerald V.' Partcc of Stone County, would proi/tdc for an additional lax on bcCi%"to"J t create a fund to pay valcran£ per day for each day of service inside the United States and f$2' ? , per day for service overseas. ,\t v* The act stipulates such service should have occurred between "'"'I April 7, 1017 ID Jan. J, 1920, or.> 4 from Sept. Hi, lfl-10 lo Dec. 3D.' 19'l(), or from June 27, 1950 to Dec, 1 t '"' 10IM - ;.. *' ''"'" '<, To qualify for the Ixmiu;",, a -vcl-l ^ eran must have been a rosidenf,\'s| of Ihe stale of Arkansas M at tho; time of liis or her entry inlo the armed services. - , i -v- v « Tho House also passed-« ( Scn» r( ate appropriation bill which-* coiv-^ tainecl , a pati-onage provision,| 'in j r . , spile ot obje"c:lions toy 'onci'mem-'}" her f f r ^ •« f i ^ l izi r '' Rep. Ifarry" > C6ray ot'Columbia 'Counly said he understood^'tho-l $145,000 bill for expenses , of' (J the ^ Senate included a $700 a membcxv^* patronage figure. / He said he considered, "breaking; faith" with the who recently voted a constitutional amendment raising the pay o£ legislalors. The House passed Ihe by a vote of fll-2. ficp. Gayle'Windsor' Jt',*'of ski County introduced 'a';bill lo> increase unemployment benefits a maximum of ,$30 wccldy maximwm .period o£ 20 wccks," t , The bill further provides that, during periods o) unusually severe unemployment, claimants would be eligible tor an additional 10 weeks of benefits, ' ^ Reps. Glenn Walther and Mrs, Gordon P. Dates of Pulaski County co-sponsored a bill lo regulate use of motor scooters and motor- Local banks held their annual stockholders meeting yesterday and re-elected the same officers and directors, First National — Lloyd Spencer, president; W. K. Lemley, vice- president; Syd McMath, executive vice-president; Thomas Hays vice- president and cashier; Cecil J, O'Sleen,. and Genie Chamberlain, assistant cashiers. Tho Board includes Herbert Burns, J. P. Duffic, Vincent W, Foster, W. II Gunter, Thomas E. Hays, W. K. Lemley, Syd McMath, E. M. McWilliams, Earl O'Neal, Lloyd Spencer and E. P. Stewart. Citizens Bank — O. A, Graves, chairman of board; R. M. LaGrone Jr., president: C. C. Spragins, vice- president; Dale Jones, cashier; Olin Lewis and Raymond Jones, asst. cashiers. The Board includes: O, A- Graves, R. M. LaGrone, C. C, Spragins, Dale Jones, S. L. Reed, Henry Hayncs, Albert Graves, Ni T. Jewell, George W. Peck, George W. Robison and frank McLarly, Qives Up War on Wh§Qt Program DOWAG1AC. Michigan (AP) — Farmer Stanley Yai.kus is on I ha verge of givin« up his war against the government's wheat control program. If that happens, he fays, he'll sell his farm and 5,()UO chickens and fj,nd. anolluT means uX nu.Uias; a living fur his family. Yankus, 39, father of three children, is a siiullu'usk'rn Michigan Wheat and poultry tanner who has paid more than $4,501) in fines Since 1954 fur wheat fixcess of government •-UlolmtMi'.s. He has claimed that the govern ment program is uncunstimuoiuil. He says it violated private property rights. Acreage controls, voted on annually by farmers, arc mandatory. Last spring the government seized Yankus 1 $1,700 bank u«- .count to eyver part nj' his lines. Yankus. why markets 50-000 dozen egs* a yvyr fr-mi his poultry flock, Snid ho h»J lu sell many of his fowl in order ly pay oil' de.bts yft.ci the bynH cycles in the state. The act provides that, pcr,son,s'' operating such cycles should have^SJ a valid operator's license even ifk^s Ihey were under Ihe minimum age-"'.' to qualify for driving on nutomo»|r bile, Minimum age for operating a motorcycle would be 13 years; Rep, Talbot Feild Jr. oTHcmp..* stead Counly sponsored' "a., rheasv*; ure which would set schpol- clec'> tiw lions concurrent with the Noverrij*"" bcr general election. •*:•>•*. The dale of school elections changed in 1957 from May 'December, Rep. J. H. Cottrell Jr. of ski County introduced a bill would abolish the office of county*',.^ school supervisor and vest Ilia " powers and duties in school superintendents. i •' Rep. Wilson T, Bcthea of Ca> houn County sponsored a JT which would, create county for children to be admitted, Uf tli<3" (Arkansas Qhildrens Colpny n,Q}v,' under 'construction at Comvay, ? t* Tho bill would direct the Colony % board to determine the toii'f ; number of children which couJ4 £ be admitted to the Colony. This tolal number would, be $H-« > portioned according to population among the counlies. Admiitane^- v from any county of more chiidre^* than its quota would be proiiiljjti' ed. Rep. Roland Morris of Randolph^ County introduced a bill to 4p» prupriate ?15,000 for construcUo^i' of a state park in Randolph, County. Sucti a park was author}^ ed by thu 1957 Legislalure, ( , LITTLE ROCK (AP)—While rei. Continued on Page ca- The fellow with a far? fe f seed with th? pMa«n ing g g.W smgll fnsygll tS fit; - *

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