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To City Subscriber*: if you foil to get your Stor please telephone 7-3431 by 6:30 p. m. and a special carrier will deliver your paper. YEAR: VOL. 62 — NO. 209 M 'c«£i5St* !!?' Bowl* Knifr Star For Wtothcr Report See Column at Bottom of This Page MOW, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1961 Cities Ask Gas rRate Increase Be Ruled Out •y JOHN R. STARR LITTLE ROCK (AP)—City Atty. James Spencer of El Dorado today asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission to disallow an Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co. rate increase on ground the firm has made no case for the raise. , Jhe PSC overruled Spencer's mo I'Sfn and continued the rate ca;|-. hearing until July 5, when protesting cities will present testimony against the rate boost. The cities moved to end the case after 15 minutes of cross- examining company witness Norman Clayton of Shrevcport today. "We find nothing in the record to support the company's contention that it is entitled to a rate i|prcase," Spencer said. "The company has not related its request to its overall rate of return." . Commission Chairman Lewis Robinson asked Spencer if the cities were resting their case and got a negative reply. The Commission then overruled the motion and ordered Spencer and City. Ally. George Holmes of Pine Bluff to get their case ready. Robinson reminded Spencer that SJfe commission has hired a rate expert, James Honaker of Frankfort, Ky., to assist the commission in reaching its decision in the case, "The company has made no case," Spencer said. "If a case is made, the commission will make it for them." On April l, while the current series of hearings was under way, jfcckla increased its minimum charge from $1.10 to $1.80 a month in 52 cities on its integrated system. The rate increase, which will yield an estimated $1.2 million a year, is linked with an Arkla proposal to pay about $82,000 a year more in city franchise taxes. The commission, in addition lo setting the July 5 date for city testimony', set July 3 for prescn- (gjtion of Arkla rebuttal testimony and testimony by Honaker. Robinson said Spencer would get a chance to cross-examine Uonakcr on July 13. On July 5. the cities arc expected to present testimony by Alexander E. Wiskup, a Washington, D.C., rate expert they have hired. Both Wiskup and Honaker attended today's session, but did not .J^kc an active part. ^Cross-examination of Clayton, t head of Arkla's rate and regulation department, was principally a review of testimony and cross- examination at three previous hearings. Three Seek to Make Better Government Organization a Permanent,Benevolent Group Visiting Day at Experiment Station June 22 Embassy Workers Under Handicap .^•WASHINGTON (AP)wflscn, Allen J. Ellcndcr, D-La,, said today that the State Department has forbidden embassy employes in Budapest to maintain normal contacts with the Hungarian government. Eliendor made his complaint at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing in which he told Secretary of State Dean Rusk he •flf tributes the action to political pressure from Hungarian refugees in this country. Rusk voiced, surprise and said he was not "aware of any embargo that we've placed," but that the Hungarians had placed some restrictions. He said he would investigate and make a report. 'Weather Experiment Station report for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Friday, High ao, Low GO; Total 1'Jfil precipitation through May, 21.20 inches; during the same period a year ago 16.37 inches. Ark*n s as Regional For*ca*t By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 4 Central, southeast and southwest: Considerable cloudiness and cool through Saturday with light showers this afternoon. Sunday partly cloudy and warmer. Highest today low to mid 70s central, mid to high 70s southeast and southwest; lowest tonight near 60 central, in the low 60s southeast and southwest. Northeast and Northwest: Considerable cloudiness and cool liirough Saturday. Sunday partly cloudy and warmer. Highest today low 70s northeast, low to mid 70s northwest; lowest tonight in the 50s. The University of Arkansas' Southwest Branch Experiment Station at Hope will hold a Youth Visiting Day June 22 and its annual Negro Visiting Day June 23, it was announced by Cecil M. Bil- tlc, assistant director in Charge of the station. The morning program on both! days will include a hayridc and' tour of the station by county groups as they arrive. County extension agents will accompany their groups and explain certain tests that arc under way. Both morning programs will include exhibits and demonstrations of Problems in Cucumber Production, Starling Chic'- •"•inorly, and Wood Products, nuirsuays visitors will see an Arkansas Wild Life exhibit while Friday's groups will visit a demonstration of "Ways and Means of Up-Dating Kitchens." , The morning program will end at noon on both days and food and soft drinks will be available on the station for the visitors. The afternoon program oii| Youth Visiting Day will begin with a welcome by Cecil Bittle, assistant director in charge and a brief talk by Miss Dorothy Price, southwest Arkansas district home demonstration agent. Mrs. Earl Hooker of DeQucen, president of the state 4-H Club Leader's Council, will talk on "Opportunities in 4-11." The Youth Visiting Day activities will conclude with talent numbers conducted by Miss Judy Allison of Hope. .•>-!..., Negro Visiting Day afternoon activities will begin with an invocation by the Rev., James White, pastor of the Ml. Zion Methodist church, Hope. Principal speaker for the program will be Dr. S. J. Parker, professor of horticulture at Arkansas A. M. & N. College in Pine Bluff. Dr. Parker will talk on production of vegetables and fruits. W. F. Wright, director of the commodity department of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, will discuss "The Changes in Agriculture." Enter- tainment.during the afternoon will be provided by N. F. A., N. II. A., 4-H, and school groups. The Negro program will end with remarks and summary by T. II. Belton, Negro agricultural agent of Little Rock, and by Mr. Bittle. Pop Will Pay His Deputy Son LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Pop will have to pay until Sheriff L. C. Young can gel a court order to have the county pay the salary of his son as a temporary deputy sheriff. County Judge Arch Campbell has refused to authorize payment of L. C. Young Jr. though the attorney general's office held that Young could hire his son. Campbell says the law cited by the attorney general's office has been repealed. Sheriff Young plans to file a court suit to get payment, but beginning today he'll pay his son with a personal check. The sheriff presumably would be reimbursed if a court upholds his right to hire the son. If a court holds with Campbell's contention, the sheriff apparently would be out the money. Three local men petitioned Circuit Court for an order making the Hcmpstcacl County Citizens Committee for Better Government a permanent, benevolent, nonprofit corporation. The men arc B. W. Edwards, president of the organization; Talbot Fcild, JJr., vice-president, and James!!. Pilkinton, secretary- treasurer. They will serve as temporary officers until members elect permanent ones. Object of the association is solely to aid and obtain better county government in Hcmpsteacl and encourage citizens of the highest type to seek and hold public offices, the petition said. It also opened membership to anyone interested in better government, and pledged the association to never directly engage in any political activity or to promote the candidacy of any individual and direct its attention solely to aiding and encouraging efficiency and honesty in county government, without regard to any particular office. The petition set up bylaws for the corporation and promised that any funds solicited will be used only fro the promotion of better county government. The citizens committee originated earlier this year. B, W. Edwards has filed three suits against former Judge U. G. Garrett, charging illegal disposal of county property. A fourth suit was filed by Monroe Kent also calling for the return of certain county properly disposed of illegally. A Hcmpstcad County Grand Grand Jury has investigated some 30 witnesses in connection with activities of all county offices as well as other county matters. The jury will continue its investigation Monday, June 1». Damage in Two Wrecks Is Heavy Two accidents investigated by city police resulted in very heavy damage. Early today at Division and Elm Sts. an Arkansas Highway Department motor patrol, driven by Gilbert Honcp, and an auto, driven by Mrs. B. C. Russell, collided with heavy damage to the auto. Officers Shirley and Martin said the brakes on the heavy patrol went out. The left door of the car was caved in. Late yesterday at Third and Spruce trucks driven by Dec Conway, local Negro, and George Boone, Wynne, Ark., ran together. Officers Martin and Shirley said the left front fender of the Wynne truck was smashed and the entire front of Conway's pickup was caved in. Conway was taken to a hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released. The Negro was charged with hazardous driving. Arkansas: Considerable cloudiness and cool through Saturday with light showers south portion this afternoon. Highest today in the 70s. Lowest t v Continued (rain page fbr«« Man, Son Give Up 80 Acres RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) —, Army Engineers have legal pos-] session of 80 acres of pasture land owned by James M. Fairish and j his son, but Parrish cattle arc j still grazing there. The Engineers look over the land Thursday, then leased it back to the Parrishes for a year. U.S. District Judge J. Smith Henley had suggested such an arrangement Wednesday when he fined Parrish, 52, and his son, James Thomas Parrish, 22, a total of $1,000 for contempt of court. Engineers said the Parrishes had refused for a year to turn over the land, condemned as part of the new Dardanelle Reservoir on the Arkansas River, Henley indicated he'd suspend the fine if Engineers got possession, of the land by July l. Local Group Honored at Scout Camp At Camp Pioneer, Mcna, 19 members of Boy Scout Troop 91 of Hope, took part in a "Guest Day" program Thursday. The day closed with Indian ceremonies in a wooded area complete with bonfire! dress, peace pipes and drums. The Indians came down river in canoes. Guests were taken on a hike through the hills to a large clearing. There they enjoyed an Indian joy and death dance by members of the "Order of the Arrow," the highest honorary degree in scouting. Local persons taken into the order were: Malcolm Hinlon, Jr., Jamie Boyettc, assistant leader of Troop !H, which is sponsored by the Hope Lions Club, and VVir- gil McNatt, explorer scout of Washington. McClellon Raps Tractor Deal BRINKLEY, Ark. (AP) — Sen. John M c C i. c 11 a n, D-Ark., condemned tbe proposed Iraetors-for- prisoncrs trade with Cuba's Fidel Castro as "a form of international blackmail that is degrading." Said the senator, "We cannot participate in it, yield or submit to il, without doing irreparable damage to our national integrity and prestige." * AMrflf •nit«ti «f cM Cl»t'f I met. *n4lnt Match 11, mt — J,SJt PRICE 5c COPY LITTLE ROClv (AP)-Thc Faubus administration can't find money (o repair (he Slate Hospital, yet il appropriated $1.0 million for a new Revenue Department Build- n m~*» i\i. vumii; iv^jitu 11111:111. UVlllVl* ' • * * •••* *~**-4\-' i i , i-\i . * M l i — i\ ing, a foe of Ihe governor's con- Nashville, Ark. doctor Is missing struct ion bond issue says. <>'» « plane flight between Chi- Joshun K, Shepherd of Little £««»»«», Ohio, and Norwich, N.Y., Rock, leader of a campaign (hc l '«= (lcl ;" 1 Aviation Agency re- against the $00 million bond plan, |)OI ' lotl l<)(liiv ' debated its merits Thursday with Tnc MA said it feared that the Storm Whalcy, n proponent. Whal- single-engine plane of Dr. E. G. »j».uiin ITiiiucy, ti proponent, »uiu- —""*• -"•(>•••»- i *- *'* 1*1. .u. v_i. cy is vice president of the Uni- Hopkins had been downed some- versity of Arkansas, in charge of w'wc between Ihe. two cities. It health sciences. s » 1{ ' 't w»s asking that a search be started, The agency said llopins was Dried when he left Cin- Thursday afternoon for RELAXES - JOSEPH SMITH, DESPONDENT BECAUSE his wife was leaving him, climbed atop the water lower on the Alamo National Bank Euildins in San Antonio, and threatened to jump for four and one-half hours before bcins talked down by an Army chaplain. Smith is shown relnxina momentarily on the railing of the water tank during the long ordeal. — NEA Telephoto Board Seeks Address of Registrants , Selective Service Local Board No. 2!l, Hope, is seeking the present address of certain registrants, as all mail sent to them is returned to the Board as "unclaimed or unknown." 11 is very important that such registrants contact the Board al once. If anyone in Hope or Hempstead County knows where the following named registrants can be contacted, the Local Board will appreciate being advised immediately: Robert Lee Ashley, Bobby Jean Brown, William Pen Campbell, Robert Eugene Collier, Thomas Rufus Gibson, Curtis Wilmer Hays, Richard Fcrnander Hooker Jr., Edward Johnson, Victor" Frank Macha. Jeremiah Nolen, Charles McPherson, Emerson Stewart, Jcr- ald Hardy WhitfieW, Mclvin Burns, Billy Junior Crabb, Bcn- nie Downs. Jeffie Hamilton, Joseph Hamilton. David Lee Jefferson, O'Slecn Johnson, Kenneth May, Richard McGough, Nathanel Simms, David Trotter, Jr., James Edward Whitmore, Luther Charles Burton, Raymond Ralph Cromer, Norlan James Flowers, Marvel Hamilton, Minus Juner Hill. Gaincs Lester Jeter, Louis Benjamin Jones, Velvet Moore, Carl McPhcrson, Troy D. Slandokes, David Claude Turner, Edward Willis, Revival at White's Chapel Church Beginning Sunday, June I», there will be a revival meeting at White's Chapel Baptist church, three miles east of Bodcaw with services daily at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. The Rev, Delmor Irvin is pastor and the Rev. C. L. Roberts will be the evangelist. West States Count Big Weather Loss By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Western slates counted a heavy toll Friday from weather extremes that ranged from oppressive heat, in the Far West, to rain in New Mexico and flash flooding in some parts of Texas. At least seven deaths were recorded in California from heat prostration Thursday and an eighth person died as a result, of sweltering temperatures in Oregon. Poultry and crop losses in California were expected to exceed $1 million. The weather was regarded as a contributing factor in 17 drowning—most of them in the Pacific Northwest and 111 e Mountain States. A troublesome fire broke out during Southern California's heat wave. The flames fed on rain-shy brush in the San Gabriel Canyon 25 miles east of Los Angeles and were pushed by hot, turbulent winds. At last report, it had covered l,liOO acres. Another fire—in Mini Canyon to the north of Los. Angeles—was contained Thursday after burning 5,000 acres. Rain came to the aid of New Mexico fire crews ending a stubborn, COO-acre blaze in high country east of Tierra Amarilla. Temperatures Thursday included 103 degrees at Portland, 84 in San Francisco, f)3 in Los Angeles and 122 at Palm Desert, Calif, inland California cities almost all hit 100-plus. in contrast to (he hot blasts in the western sections, unseasonably cool weather continued in most of the oaslcrri two-thirds of the nation. All Around Town •y The Stor Staff Tena Pilkinton and Penny Franks of Hope have been elected lo the Girls State assembly . . . "">na was named senator and Penny a representative . . . they will serve in » joint session of the legislature today when Girls State officers lake over the state government at the Capitol . . . all delegates will be guests of Gov. and Mrs. Orval Faubus for tea at 4 p. m. al the Governor's Mansion . . . Tena was boomed for governor but lost Ihe nomination to Tommyc Lou Vines, Little Roek, who won the office . . . delegates from towns Ihe size of Hope arc handicapped in seeking offices . . . Lilllo Rock for example, hud 50 •Iclcgatcs and El Dorado 25, and (he larger cities slick together to Charges Faubus Can't Find Hospital Repair Money, Can Build New Revenue Bldg. Hopkins was flying a blue and White Bonanza with red nose and hcnfth sciences. Then I r bout came before the Lille Rock Junior Chamber of Com- -••- ••»•>•••»•.' <""« H»IIMU.-I «•< mcrco. Thursday night, three lnsl reported when he left Ci prominent bond backers went on eimwti Thursday afternoon ft,, television and radio In an attempt, Norwich. The flight started at to 'bring home educational nml llo l )c - Al ' k institutional construction needs to Various orgaiiixations continued tail. The number is N-777!>B lo take sides. The Arkansas Liq- uified Petroleum Gas Association and the Washington and Lawrence County farm bureau directors endorsed the bond plan. The Booneville and Warren school boards came out against It. The important man—the voter —still has 10 days to make up his mind before he marks his ballot in a special election June 27. The television and radio panel Thursday night included Dr. Silas Snow, president of Arkansas State Teachers College; C. Hamilton Moses of Little Rqck, former president of Arkansas Power & Liglit Co., and stale Sen. Olen Hcndrix of Prescotl, president of the Stale Hospital board. Forrest Ross/ell, executive secretary of the bond fighting Arkansas Education Association, watched the TV show, then Issued a statement charging the three speakers with evading the real issue in the campaign. He said they didn't concern themselves with how the state would pay for (he construction; the fact thai the bond issue has no ; limitation on interest rates, fees or term of maturity, and the "unholy alliance between horse race gambling and the bond deal." Moses asked voters lo put the welfare of the state's students and institution i n m a t c s above economics and politics, "Whal we're fighting for," he said, "is more spiritual—more, citizenship — than it is economics." "Some say we don't want to give Faubus that much authority," he continued. "But this thing is bigger than any governor." Snow used words like "critical" and "desperate" in describing the need for construction money nt state-supported colleges. He said his school has 1 built only eight classrooms since 1918. Hcndrix told of mental patients housed in dangerous buildings at the State Hospital and of the pressing need for expansion of the Children's Colony so more children can receive treatment But the cost of the bond Issue "either by faith or poetry. It will have to be paid from existing enues to meet these allotments taxes which will curtail present funds including the public schools or from higher taxes." debate before the Little Rock Jay j"bui in uiibt\-< *n_/v_rv oiiuuill M*J ** ntvv-i 01111,1, jo \J JJU il oV5" utilized. II still is only partly used °r" of divided lane, no-stop-light, because of insufficient operating limited access roads linking ev- funds. ery section of the nation. Key Thai came up while Shepherd sections are commuter express- was accusing the Faubus admin- ways in cities aimed ut circling islralion of nol being able to find chronic traffic jams, money to sue all the buildings it Most of the extra revenue in has—and slill wanting to build the bill comes from an extension more. of the fourth cent on the federal He said Ihe voters arc being gas tax which otherwise would asked lo turn over $60 million to drop to 3 cents a gallon al the an administration which "has not end of this month. This will bring been able to find Ihcmodesl funds in $524 million next year, $751) — • • -,. —_-r-_ IJT -^_r. .-..--_ — -i. T_ ~ , O t will run two lerms of five weeks "f" 1 " 1 lf ° ' )rovklc cl f c , nt s ;' nita <7 ml " lon - carry off top offices sent only six delegates. Hope There are 71 enrolled in Ihe. remedial class at Paisley school closets for our unfortunate citizens at the Slate Hospital." But Ihe administration did, he said, find money for the Revenue Department building, "for which I here is no urgent or pressing ^iced." Oscar Albert Graves, Jr., son ofi wh "'cy said there is a pressing Mr. and Mrs. Albert Graves O f; stale-wide need for the construc- each . . . mainly the classes are basic .subjects for students having to make up subjects . . . there is an adult typing class which is opcn to ; tact the school office. if interested con- Bulletin PINE DLUFF, Ar. (AIM - A Senate Gives Approval to Highway Bill By JOE MALL WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has passed the rmilli-bil- lion-dollar highway financing bill after adding an extension of the billboard control bonus plan. Th e measure gives President Kennedy the major share of the revenues he asked for the interstate roads system. The Senate gave its voice vote approval Thursday night, after a nine-hour session. The measure now goes back to the House which has passed Its own version. One major difference between the Senate and House bills: A Senate amendment to continue for two years incentive payments to states to regulate billboards. The bill is a landmark. This is the first lime since the 41,000- mile interstate system of expressways was set up in I'jfifi that financing is provided to cover the entire federal share of the cost. The federal government picks up 90 per cent of the tab. Of the system's estimated cost of $4' billion, Washington pays almost $37 billion. Advocates of continuing the billboard control bonus plan say they have hopes Ihe House will accept it. Rep. George II. Fallon, D-Md., chairman of the House Public Roads subcommittee, said he was prepared to do so. The billboard extension proposal was adopted on a voice vole in the Senate after its supporters beat down, r>5 to .'«!, an attempt to limit it to one year. The bill increases the apportionments of federal funds to Ihe .-v,,. ,...!, twok ui uni injuu i.iauu, states for the interstate system Ro/./ell responded, cannot be paid by $'1.50 billion over the next II years, and provides the extra rev- The apportionments will bo stepped up .starting with the one for fiscal IHG3, scheduled to be > > vsi II inj-,1 |\*L IM A^JOi --»« » iuv.ui t t!MiJ t DV.IIUIHIIUH tU llii Whaley and Joshua Shepherd "jade ncxl month. Jt will be $2.4 agreed on one thing during their billion, as compared with $2.2 billion for fi.'-eal The nv.,.int.i; if^ujltj mi; l^HUi; ItUCIV tlay- "'".wj4 lui II.cell i!«W, i [1C tlp|?01- cees. They believe the University tionments arc authority to Ihe of Arkansas Medical Center hos- stales to let contracts. pital in Little Rock should bo The interstate is o be a sys- . liope received a bachelor of laws «»il added "If the peg- June 27, the problems will still be with us the next morning." t JUJJL; J L L wl > L il it IJULIIV. JU1 Ul JU*Y£> | v ---.-.-.. _, t - —-w degree Thursday al Harvard Uni-; 1I)lL ' ^e against the bond issue on vcrsily, Cambridge, Mass. '""" "'* " -'•'-— ••" Airman Jc Edward R. Lang, son of Ed Lang ol Fort Towson, Okla.. has been selected airman of the month at Yyote Air Force Station, Texas Blcvins Hi-. he is ;.i graduate of j i School and enlisted in! approach to readin Homecoming ot Holly Grove 4JI*. » ii i.-* i ui^u OV. 1 IUUI ilMU UJIllCHl^ll 111 ; the AF in 195H. | Annual homecoming at Holly i Grove Methodist will be held Golden Age club members! Sunday, June 18. There will be planned a fish fry for noon, June, a children's program at 10 a. m. 22, at a mooting yesterday . . . and Jo'hn Wilson, Jr., will speak all older folks are invited lo this at 11 u. m. Luncheon will be the class uses the phonetic event . . . Kurl Bowden won a served nt noon anrl singing serv- enrolled at summer school which, in door prize Thursday meet- > ices will be held during Snoon. the after- The billboard incentive program gives to slates agreeing to regulate billboards within GliO feet of the interstate right-of-way an extra ^ per cent in federal funds of the cost of the road segment involved. 11 is estimated about 25,000 miles of the system iould be covered, but so far only three states have signed up. Marine Strike Threatens the Entire Nation NFAV FOHK fAPi-A mnrillmo strike spread from port to port I winy and threatened to paralyse most of (hi! mil Inn's 9nO-ship nioreliiml marine unless scltlc- tnenl is quickly reached. More than 110,000 officers nml unlicensed crewmen sailing out of East, West Mini Gulf Coast ports were nffecled. Secretnry of Labor Arlluir J. Goldberg, who was -soul, here Thursday by President Kennedy, planned ne wcfforls today to set- tin Ihe contract, dispute between .shipping companies mid the seven .striking unions. The 70,000 unionists on strike include deck officers, engineer officers, r«dio officers, unlicensed deck mid engine room crewmen find .steward department workers. Members of the .striking unions man the bulk of the passenger .ships, tankers, dry cargo ships iiiul olhcr seagoing craft flying the American flag. Their no-contrncl-no-work strike begun last midnight when contracts expired. Picket lines were wot up at piers in the viist. Port of New Fork and in some other ports. No American-flag luxury liner was docked in New York when the .strike begun. A number of .seagoing unions with mi estimated 10,000 members wore not on' st rike because their contract. 1 -: have not expired. Ships ;il. sen will not be affected until they rcneh American ports. Joseph Cumin, president of the big National Maritime Union, said support of the strike has been pledged by the International Longshoremen's Association, Hie Teamsters Union, union oil workers and central labor councils in 30 ports. A major issue in the dispute is the union demand for a right to orgniii'/.e mid represent the crows of American-owned ships that fly so-called "flags of convent* ence." Most, of these 450 ships are tankers registered under the flags of Liberia, Panama and Honduras. The unions call them "runaway .ships," with lower pay and in« ferior working conditions compared to American-flag ships with union crews. The striking unions are: National M u r i t'i m e Union, which claims ,'i7,000 members, has ;in estimated 22,000 of them actively employed. Seafarers International Union, which claims 70,000 members, with 2:3,000 working. Masters, Mates and Pilots (deck officers)—12,000. Marine Engineers Itenefleial Association (officers)—11,000. American Radio Association (officers)—1,000. Radio Officers Union—500. Staff Officers Union (pursers) —500. The National Maritime Union and the Seafarers International Union are composed of deck uhd engine room crewmen, steward department workers and other unlicensed personnel. The largest, employer group,ill the negotiations is the American Merchant Marine Institute, which claims to represent 23 companies with 33'J ships. Man Electrocuted at Texarkona TEXAKKANA, Ark. <AP) — Richard W. Jones, 32, of Fouke, Ark., a painter, was electrocuted Thursday when he became entangled in two power lines while painti n 3 the Calvary Baptist Church here. Two other svurkmon pulled his ladder from under him and let him fall to the ground, then applied artificial respiration. Jones is survived by his widow and four small children. Alford Has His Own School Bill WASHINGTON (AP)—Rep. Dale Alford, D-Ark., has introduced an aid to education bill which he said lacks f e d oral controls over schools included in administration proposals. The Senate has passed the ad? ministration school bill and it now is pending in the House. His bill, Alford said, "would di» reel the U.S. Treasury lo send U check directly to the commission' er of education in each state tq be used either for classroom con« slruclion or teacher salaries, or both." Thus, he said it would "remove all controls by a federal bureai| and would insure thai the state^ w o u I d' retain control pvej' education." You never realize how "Xiny men inJuilry can gel plong ^ithe? out until you go to on afternocw baseball game.

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