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STAR, HOP!, ARKANSAS ~^ 7 "I V^f «vtf. Ifvlfc*, SAGE By Frank Gruber 1 towrt I t* M.tHA BK,*H ;*«d w f«*Ki s» littl- it « d«16 -foiled want* ts 86 thfelr for called real- nawe .- wan who th6t B'61h Hoed" outlaw 6am ^' time b_- ,the afleht Tan- i«iftlftti "' his Identity to tie, agent's daughter. VII j'h&stened through his w^nt down to the f' early, as »t was, tis' AM, .Miller* were al- the "this true" he asked. ' faftcred took the pbptt Irorrt MWef ami skimmed through the fiiece about the Turkey Crossing affair. It V'88 a lurid account, as told by the driver ot the' stage* coach and the passengers who had seen the evidence and had received additional Information from thfe hysterical surviving witness whose" father had been murdered by the meh whom retribution h$d overtaken so swiftly. tattered handed back the 59P«» td Miller, "they didn't get 1 this from me." "But it's essentially true" "I worked for Vesser, the agent at Turkey Crossing until laSt Week." "You were, a hostlet "I wanted to work outdoors for a while." Miller looked thoughtfully at him. As they came out of th-j hdtel, Gorey said softly, "I flidh't think Miller had Jt M hint," Tancred looked at him. "What 0*6 you mean" Gorey ^finned, «<jan't say's I blame Win for sending for you." "Luke Miller hired hie — as a printer before he evett heard of the Turtey Crossing thteg." "All right, Bailey," A gun banged tip the street, It fas followed by a veritable thun- defr of guniire, punctuated by the whooping ot a seof-2 of men* "The train's in," said the dep> uty. "That 11 be Mr. Mong Kong Smith's boys welcoming him." He chuckled. 'Tattered- went to tha print shoji Packard, the owner 6f the Boston gtore, w»s leavtrtg 46 be came In cr3*«e« X,uke Miller's .„ -—--—•,•——. v , ,< ivimer tinmen uiuuguuun./ •*"• the jo& Antl they had TBhcrcd . "i g j oh n Bailey your real ijbttt John Miller ot the ,Wichita paper as Tancrcd carno into save more ,v n ; •is new... name" "Dors tt matter" "You're a printer. As Irng as >ou can sot up type your name jould be Benjamin Franklin. Or Johann Gutenberg." Miller got up' and nodded to the real 1 of the shop. "I had your cot set up. Why don't you get your Ihtn&s from the hotel and move in" Tancred nodded ' and left the print shop. He rounded Ihe corner and strode to the hotel. As 'he- reached it he remembered that there had been no Soap In th.3 hotel and decided to buy some. He was about to cross to Ihe Boston Store, then saw the sign of the Fugger Store. He was curious to, see Jacob Fugger, who loomed s') importantly ih the affairs of Sage City. Hp entered tho store, faw a middle • aged woman behind the notions counter. He swerved away from H \o go io the roni* where he saw shelves of groreries. And then IIP stopped. Behind a counter containing clothing was Lnur Vesser. He moved toward her. » "'I didn't expect to see you here.", „ ,-Hor eyes were steady, but inv screws. But there's an election in Saloon, then two" quick shots. month. My only chance is to I A man catapulted out of Mery to rouse the local voters!^^-^ ^th^o^ ot hough so they'll vote Fu^gfir amlj ga ] ]oped up the street, emptying lis clique out ot office. If. they don't, I'm through in aarfo City.-' Tancred washed his hands arul eft the shop. He walked to South Street and crossed to go to the Jon Ton Cfife. As he walked along ie heard angry yelling in McCoy's passive, week." "I've been htjrc for n >fARS CATALOG SALES OFFICE "Why Sage City? I thought you'd "be going cast." "I've. nothing in tho oast." Shn paused. "I heard you "were here" I'rtv working at the print shop as a printer before I came to Turkey Crossing." '.'It's a iob. Like this one, 1 ; Tha casual indifference in her tone caused him to look at hir sharply. She said, "Is there anything I can do for you" "If you 'reed anything, Mr. Bailey," she went on, emphasizing the name, "Fugger's Store has it. Everything ' from shirts to ' shoes. groceries to gups."' He nodded arid walked, stiffly out Of the store. ' It took him only ', & moment to get his things together at the hotel, "You can have the room novv for 'Hong Kong Smith,'/ Tancred told Handy, who was talking to a swarthy man, The hotel man , grimaced. "I can fix you up with dfaothe.* room, Mr. fcailey." I've found another iplace. Sqrry fo hear that: I'd proud to have you siay Oh BaUey, snake hands with. Gorey, Chuck's one of our deputy marshals. ' Gorey's hand was entirely free of calluses. The hand of ' a professional 1 gunfighter. ' i "Hpw're you" Tancred said. "Good to find," r«plied Gorey, his pale blue eyes regarding Tan- cx'ed appr a I singly. "So you're the Jad'Svlped out those bad men over at Turkey Crossing" Tancred made an impatient gps- "Fu^er's declared war," Miller said. "He called 4 meeting of the city council last night. From row on' Sage City's ail open town, faekard tried to talk against it and Fugger ran htm out of the meeting." He winced as the thun- tier of-gunfire on- South Street came over. "Hong Kong Smith's arrived in town," Tancred said. VIII Hong Kong Smith towerpd well above . six feet six in his high- heeled boots. He was about 45, lipped the scales at 270 and you could hear his voice about as far as- a gun would carry. Ho came .ouf; of the Stage City Bank, his huge hat! filled with coin; The score of men who had brought tho first trail' herd of the season, up the Chisholm Trail let out a roar. About a dozen fired their guns. Hong Kong Smith shouted ih" men into Alienee. "Come and gel it, you 'dirty, mangy sons ol TexasI" He led the way across the street to the Texns Saloon, set fho hatfu! of money on the bar. "Whiskey!" he roared A bartender hurried up with two bottles, of whiskey and a water tumbler. Smith --oonrecl out a tumblerfu of ".whiskey "Let's do this busi- resslikc. Who's first, beginning V'Hh A" "Adams," cried out a cowboy "Adams," said Smith. "Forty two dollars." He fished around in the hat, brought out four gold eagles and added two silver dollars "Here's yr.-.ir money and this," lip picked up the tumblerful of wlite- his revolver at the blue sky. (To Be Continued) From 1949 to 1953, there were 29 fatal boxing injuries in the United States. Catholics Swifch LdMn lot- English in NEWSPAPERS SUSPENDED AMMAN, Jordan,— I/B — Prime Minister Tewfik Piistia Abul Huda suspended five weekly Jordan attacking • lic ceremonies and blessings this country. Archbishop Meyer said he was MILWAUKEE— !.« — Archbishop authorized to anonunce English! newspapers "today for Albert G. Meyer of Milwaukc lold j could hence forth be used in thesis new government. the National Catholic Liturgical j sacraments of baptism, marriage! _____ Conference last night that the Holy j and extreme unction and some 25j estimated 60 million buf- : See has granted permission f or j other, ceremonies and blessings ; falo m the Unlted statcs ln ear i y . the English language to be UsedjThe permission does not extend to| dgyg> only about 60 o survived in; instead of Latin in certain Calho- the mass, he said. 4889. "Time I got to woik." Tancred was not pleased, but the deputy marshal fell In beside MOBILE . 8«d9n, locally) «tat* ond local lax»i culre. Thqt'i right I For 9 turprlstngly low prt««i pnwered 1994 "Rocket" Engln. « dofe fo ««« nnd drive if — tpdayl S-'S price depend* uppn cholco of model and body styl«, pplionpl equipment and m«y yory slightly In qdielnlng se, of shippinji ttigrpes. All pr^e,} *vWe?t (o our budget tf rmsl The Texas man winced * but drained off the huge amount of whiskey. He sputtered and choked and choked and Hong Kong Smith slapped him on the back. "Next rnen," he s^np out. "Baker," cried a Texqs man. Smith refilled' the big glass of whiskey qnd forced^ it on the man called Baker. He paid him hjs $43, boomintf out, "You don't spend any of that. Not today, you don't; 'oday' Hong Kong Smith pays the Iff." f , I, "Hooray tot Hong Kong Smith!" yelled a man and the ovation was taken up by every man in the, Texas Saloon. Lily Leeds, came dus of her office. HOng ,Koni Smith whooped when he saw her. "Lily, my girl, you get prettier every time I see you. 1 ' "Oh, it's you again," < caid Lily In, disgust. > "That"? what I likd about you r— your sensi of, humo£," roared Smith", He s'wioped Lily into his arms. "Give Us a kiss, Lily girl." -She slapped * his face, but *l-e bi'i man crushed net to him and £prced.,her fsqe, ,up. He kissed her resoundingly a'nd when he r°leased her, she rocked,' his head with hard slaps. But Smith was impervious. . A half hour later they smashed four tables in the Texas Saloon told broke the back - bar mhror Marshal Kinnaird and his depu ties, acting upon instructions from Mayor Fugger, discreetly staypc" out of the way of the brawling men. Shortly before 12 Luke Millei brought a couple of sheets of copy paper to Tpncredt Tancred's eyes skimmed ovei the story, which boi'e the head "The Devil and Texas Rule Sag' City." Luke Miller pui'od lunches. Jacob Fugger, ho said catered to the lawless Texas men because they wore mnkin^ him rich. Tho Kansas & We-Mern Rail- load paid him $1 for every Texas s,teor that was shipped from Sage City. Fugger saw that tho Tcxa.? towboys received hnrcl ca&h in Page City, instead of ut their homes in Texas. And tluough his .stoies and saloons, Fiifsser saw lluit that money was taken away from them. gRcr owned Sage Cliy snd ho pulled the strings tl}P \vay they suited him. Right now »t suited him to lot the Texas men ivri wild and the citizens of Saga City could expect only violence and bloodshed. The low would not curb the Te^as men because Fugger owned, the law. Right now, if you \vero a Texas man and it suited you to insult a Sage City \vorrja« « n *'' e streets, that was perfectly uU right, if you felt Uks breaking g |^vy windows you JEpr whim. Or, your hofg pn tfce B J4ew8(lk8 or into store/, £Q |>§W ^P,*4. h9 one would glpp yow. AS |ong as you Fug- fc<;;' T«^KjS4 ,v> ;;' ' feK; V\ : . ^.IWfUMrt lor up, wlli o?Vep fprglvp me not eu»01y arpyr Wend " ep fee UBLE GREEN STAMP YOU ALAWYS SAVE MORE AT PIGGLY WIGGLY SHOP.,. M^ ^B^ m ,m Mfe. • mm S&H SAVE... GET..... Start today to save two ways...with Piggly Wiggly's newly slashed prices and valuable S&H Green Stamps... You get Double S&H Green Stamps every Wednesday...On purchases of $2.50 or more .... at your Friendly Piggly Wiggly Store. Prices effective all day Wednesday August 18th. — BEST PRODUCE IN TOWN RO-TEL TOMATO SAXET BLACKEYE MAYFIELD WILSON CHOPPED 303 Can 303 Can 303 Can 12 Or. Can RED POTATOES YELLOW ONION CELLO CARROTS 10 2 2 SUNKIST Lb. Bag Lbs. Bags Lb. c ARMOURS Can HOME CENTER VALUES ICE TEA GLASSES HEAVY BOTTOM 2 - 25c Lb. Bag METAL WASTE BASKETS EACH 3Lb. Can POLKA DOT PITCHERS EACH Ui S, GOOD BEST MEAT IN TOWN CLUB STEAK FRESH LEAN GROUND BEEF SKINLESS CELLO Pkg, RATH'S —SPICED LUNCHEON MEAT 3 Lb. Can Each UNCLE BEN'S CONVERTED RICE 14 OZ. PKG. 23c SALAD BOWL SALAD DRESSING QUART JAR NABISCO RITZ TLB. PKG. CRACKERS 33c NABISCO OREO CREAM Sandwich 71/40Z. nc r Pkg. j£*JC CASHMERe BOQUET SOAP 2 Bars. I/C 2 PALMOLIVE SOAP 17c Reg. Bars CASHMERE BOQUET SOAP 2 ? th 23c Am Size £m<iif\* PALMOLIVE SOAP Bath Size CRYSTAL WHITE SOAP 2, KS 15c WASHING POWDER FAB 30c Large Pkg. WASHING POWDER VEL 30c Large Pkg. Super Sud$ Lar9e 30c THE PURE BLEACH PUREX Phi- Bottle lOc Wi RI5IRYI THFRM5HT TQ UMIT Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor >lftx. H. Washburn Sooner or Later We'll Get Around to Farm Irrigation in Arkansas lAddltional help from the federal fV'fernment for farmers suffering third consecutive dry year is asked yesterday by the Ark- Bilas state government, with in- BCations that the appeal will be lade mutually by Texas, Okla- stha, and Missouri also. JlTlrsthand reports from travelers nil me Missouri is more parched |4n Arkansas, at least our part of Apparently we have had a little lore rain than the area north of |e Arkansas river. But the con- 1U*ls run of 100-degrees-plus earner, without substantial rain, kS caused wide-spread damage in scent weeks—as you noted in dis- ilches on this page yesterday. |Conditions were prime for this. tie fact is we are short of basic 'OUIid water supplies because wo ad almost no rain last winter; jhd two dry summers before that, lilere and there some progressive Irmers are tinkering with the idea B' ir;i\gating crops. But it seems to ie iTs about time we took hold of |is idea on a state-wide scale. [There wasn't much point to frigation-talk while cotton remain- our basic crop. Cotton. doesn't bquire much moisture. But in the |st 20 years we have seen a basic lange in local agriculture-—away |om cotton to livestock and crops Ihich require much more water |ian the weather normally gives liis ^.section during the summer oriafe. ?lf this wore California, or Arizona, would have had wide-spread projects before now. The t-ople would have had it lo do, (lowing they were starting with utlling but a desert. But Arkansas, filli good land and a fair starting rospcct, keeps gambling she can [eat the occasional cycle, of dry .immers without the toil and trou ile .which irrigation involves. may read into this an un poken thought in behalf of the (ormant Millwood dam project on ittle river. But I'm not thinking bout Millwood, or any other specif: project. All I am thinking about is that .rkansas, which claims more miles f potentially navigable rivers than 551H YEAR: VOL. 55 ^ NO. 258 S tn^SS JST'in^" - HOPfe, ARKANSAS, WEPNljbAY, AUGUST 18, 1954 Star WMAtHER .„ .. Sot tHU Thursday ^ith ttnly a »«rv, »v»^^. -. -,, thundetsnowetl th , efcWriftt" twttif/>W t tdnight. * ' f - \y "f'^'t*'. Experiment Statioft fefjorf ''" ftff ' «"\ 24-hours endirtg at 8.a. m, Wedaes- > day, High 103, Low 1?3. *, m »*l tM A«»tliSt»<l f»M & Atidrt ItH*** *t,*-J rt *'*t 1 ^ ATT««» »*«l<l Ctrtl. I MM. thdlrta M«feh 11, 1»»« — MM ENROUTE HOME — Lassie, held by Mrs. Melba Brewer, makes friends with pilot, Ray W. Ferguson In Cincinnati before leaving for Shreveport. La., by plane to be reunited with his owners, the E. R. Klrby family. Lassie was identified through stories in the Cincinnati Post and Shreveport Times. It Is believed the dog was carried to Cincinnati and released by a motorist. — NEA Telephoto ' Four Burly Teenagers Show No Emotion in Admitting to Murder and Savage Beatings Hall Seeks Number io Nov. Ballots LITTLE ROCK — Iff)— How many ballots will Secretary of State Hall be required to distribute for the November general election? NEW YORK (UP) — Four -burlj tuen-agers, with no outward show of emotion, confessed to police last night an orgy of crime that included the murder of two'"men, the horse-whipping of two girls a the savage beating of: two homeless tramps. That's what the secretary olj tne They said they didl.it just for state wants to know and he's asked the attorney general's office to rule on it. Hall said he might be required to send the counties one ballot frith the slate of candidate? and then another the one initiated act and the proposed constitutional amendments. • "'. Hall said he formally sent the ballots out 18 days before the gen- eraly election, but that a- 1953 act requires that the ballot be ,. certi- "kick" they got ^ out of it. ny state in the nation, has the : fied 42 days before the election. reatest water resource of any tafA—but simply isn't using it, WiS^i we need is an awakened •eople ancl a state-wide plan for evelopment of all the river valleys -with dams to establish reservoirs nat will save up surplus surface /ater in winter and spring against he time of water-famine, which upon us now. Don't tell me about the cost. It as expensive in California and Arizona, too—but they did the job. And Hall said a., second. 1933 act reset the tiling deadline for independent 'candidates froih . 2ttUto 30 days "before" the election."""' Economy Mood Still on, City Lays Otf Two An economical» mood from a meeting last week continued in a session last night of the Hope City Council in which two more were dropped off the city payroll and all signs indicate others will follow. The group rescinded its 4-3 vote last week to keep on two full time mechanics at the city garage and voted unanimously to let one out immediately. And one man was cut from the Cemetery caretaker's force when vacations are over. An offer of $9,000 cash for a building in the Proving Ground which the city underwrote for Benny Bender was taken under advisement and the group will meet with Chamber of Commerce directors to discuss the proposal. Under the setup Bender .was to pay rental on the building until it was paid out He only mot four payments before closing up and moving, out,'-.leay ing tlie city with about $11,500 ba'l ance to pay off. Clarence Baker was restored to duty as chief of police as of Scp tember 1. He was relieved o duties due to illness. The city recognized a garnishec against the wages of James Mur phy and deposited the amount due the former employe with the reg istrar of tli-e\Chanccry Court, pend ing a ruling. Mack Thompson of the Arkansa State Police presented the City witt a plaque from the National Safetj I Council as one of eight t -in th V\tEST COAST FRIEND—Miss S'ufekn Hayes, West Coast friend of tor. Samuel H. Sheppard, waits to be called before Cleveland grand jury Tuesday where' she ! ,was expected to tell jurors about Intimacies with Dr. Shep- partl. charged with the bludgeon killing of his pregnant wife. — NEA Telephoto Teachers and Are Listed — .. . -, ,-,•• i ji f I v^i^iuntil cio tjut: \ji. K.KAIII' • *»* idi *! 0 ! lce ,..i? etltlfte . d » * e foul ;. a , S state which did not have a traffi fatality during 1953. The plaque Atomic Plant WorkersVote trike { By BILL RAWLINS ' OAK RIDGE, Teun. (ffi About Itt AFL production workers at jwo"atomic plants here vote todsy in whether to accept a previously |ejected 6-cent hourly wage in- prease—and maybe pull the rug from under a rival CIO union lolding out for more. AFL leaders recommended that lie workers accept, apparently reviewing the earlier stand in the ;ight of u Tafl-Hartlay injunction ilapped on tlie CIO last week when t called strikes over the same ssu.1? at other atomic plants here ind at Paducah, Ky. Accident Victim Still Critical Flexible Farm Supports Sent to President By EDWIN B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON Wl—Farm legislation calling a halt to rigid, high price supports headed for a White House welcome after a hectic dispute that route disgruntled senators from bed early today. The measure finally passed 4428 on a postmidnight roil call, climaxing a 14*/2-hour session. Among other provisions, it grants the Eisenhower administration's request for flexible authority to deal with farm supports and surpluses. The House passed the bill by a standing 208-47 unrecorded vote yesterday. Supporters had hoped to get it through the Senate in much the same way. But after a siege of highly critical speeches, mainly from the Democratic side, midnight neared with many Republicans absent. GOP Leader Knowlnncl of Califor- Melvin Mittman, 17, Jerome Lieberman. 17, Rovert Tfachtenberg, 15. and Jack Koslow,- 18, all of Brooklyn. All were said to come from respectable families. Koslow, a former bank" clerk; was,described as highly intelligent. ' Their series of . wanton crimes began July 29, 'they said, and was directly mostly at homeless men who had sought" refuge in Brooklyn parks. "I have an abstract hatred and distaste for bums and vagrants/' Koslow, described by, police as leader , of tlie group, was 'tJuoWd as saying. However, Koslow denied lie was present when they committed their first murder Aug. 6. Mittman said they came upon Rheingold Ulrickson, 43, sleeping on a bench in Washington park in the Williamsburg scection o£ Brooklyn. They savagely jerked him from the bench and beat and kicked him until he was unconscious. He died in a hospital a few hours later. was accepted on behalf of the city by Mayor Wilson. The. Chamber of Commerce asked and was granted *a delay for board members to appear before the council and show cause why the city should not stop its regular monthly payment to the organization. A,petition to close Dewey Street which runs into Walnut between 12 and 13 was accepted and a hearing set for the next meeting; G. P. IJettig resigned as city, electrical accept; an ordinance was passed setting up a new improvement district in the Phillips and Andrews additions to Hope and $35 expenses to send a representative to the state firemen's convention at Harrison was voted. / ' Circuit Judge Lyle Brown discussed the paving of city residential streets many of which were paved during his administration as' Mayor of Hope and reminded the group that several streets now need minor 7 (|ther Women' Questioned in Slaying CLEVELAND. O., —(UP)— Two more "ollisr women" one of whom cjlmitted "several intimacies" with Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard, have .been questioned by police delving into the background of. the young osteopath now. under indict-' ment Hn tno slaying of his wife. 3olice", r said today. Sheppard was in jail. Police Chief f Frank Story said the two wOme.n ! had given statements to detectives in Los Angeles. One of the v|omen told of a promise o£ possible marriage, Story said. He $ identified them only as "Dottie" and "Margairet." The marrl&Re plans, the chief said, were ^abandoned because of religious diff- erences. Last Monday, the four youths n said they went to the same park, give uow but eostl lafer> The mat . where they attacked two elderly ter was turned over to the street Corirhon pleas : Judge Arthur Day,*ho will conduct the, arraign- mem^iFriday said trial \yould _be though "it would be possibly Oct. 1 before it got underway, unless a change: of venue is sought. Sheppard's attorneys indicated he ; would plsad innocent. Assistant County Prosccut o r John J. Mahon said the prosecution "will-probably demand the -death penalty." The 30-year-old osteopath, who was free for about 30 hours on $50,000 bond was taken into custody late Tuesday, shortly after the Continued from Page Three • Hope Public Schools will open September 7th With all teaching positions filled. James H. Jones. Superintendent ot Schools, announced today. The Negro faculty with their assignments will be announced this week. The list of teachers and their tentative assignments are as follows: Senior High School Joe Amour, Principal; Mrs. Margaret Park, Secretary to the Principal; Mrs. Doris J. Miller, District Secretary; Mrs. Joe Amour, English; George T. Cannon, Band Director for Junior and Senior High Schools; Miss Gwendolyn Dean, Librarian; Mrs. H. L. Hanegan, Home Economics; Mrs. A. - L. Hardase, English;W. B. Hansen, Physics; Mrs. Carl Hinton, Math; Mrs. Frank Horn, Science; Horace Hiibbard. vocational Guidance; Mrs. B.. C. Hyatt, Music Director for Junior and Senior High Schools; R. E. Jackson, Agriculture; Mrs. Ann Justus, Math and,Chemistry: Lawrence W. Martin. Social Science and Coach; •'••'-.' Mrs. Lawrence Martin, Latin, English and Journalism; Mrs. B. B. McPherson, Speech and English; Miss Sarah PaytoivSocial Science; Mrs. P> L. Perkins, English; John R. Pierce, Physical Education; Frank Rider,- Social-Science; Mrs. Thurman Ridling, Commercial; Mrs. .Crlt Stuart, Sr., Supervisor of Cafeterias; . Byron :. Thompson. Social Science, , Athletics; Mrs. Ethel Whitehurst, -Commercial; Mrs. W. A, Williams, English and Spanish; Miss Anne Wilson, Physical Education. Junior High School. Mrs. Frank Mason, Principal anc Librarian; Mrs. Otis Breed, Math; Mrs. David Davis, Math; Mrs. R E. Jackson, English; Mrs. Fannie Reddin, Social Science; Mrs,. W M. Sparks, English; Crit Stuart Jr., Social Science and Physica Education; Mrs. Mary Nell Turner English. Brookwood Elementary School Mrs. E.' R. Brown, Principal and third- grade; Mrsj; ,Louise' Fuller College Head Here to Talk With Students All people in Hope arid other communities in Hempstead County interested in attending the Texarkaha Junior College beginning in September should come or send a representative to the County School Supervisor's office In the County Court House Monday, August 23, at 10 o'clock. ' Dr. H. W. Stillwell, president of the college, will be on hand to discuss detailed plans with interested parties. E. R. Brown, County School Supervisor, says that arrangements should be-completed within the next 10 or IS days with those who plan to attend. first grad rnen seated on benches. Then, they told police, they went to McCarren park in Brooklyn's Greenpoint section where they waylaid two Continued from Page Three WARREN ')— Little Kpr- Lamb is still in priticul condition following a cnr-lruck wreck chich took one life ami injured four persons. n-ron hospital attondentr; say l.h'e a'/a-ye-pr-old girl is suffering jtrom a brain concussion. severe Ificalp woyfjrts and body lacerations. She is tlip r daughter of Mr. and Irs. Paul Lamb of Cleveland >hio, who alont,' with another laughter, suffered IC-SK, serious in- iiuries. ' Lamb's aunt, Mrs. Lenora Ilaun, |67, of Danville, Illinois, died in- ptantiy in the crash Monday night ~" accident occurred on High- pbout 17 miles north o£ Tprdyce. A trailer truck driven by H. L. England. 3«, of Greer- Ark., jack-knifed across the road after hitting a horse, and the -,amb's station, wagon collided with lithe truck. England was uninjured- Finds Growing Opposition BRUSSELS, Belgium (If}— Leaders of the six European army nations came to the Belgian capital today for crucial talks on the French demands imperiling the projected European Defense Community. Fi'om all sides opposition mounted to French Premier Pierre Mendes-France's proposals for major __ op- revisions in the EDO treaty. But ponent of llexible and lower price reports from Paris s.iid Mendcs- supports, protested furiously. He ~ ....... ,. nia asked for a recess and a showdown in the morning, . Sen. Russell (D-Ga), bitter demanded a test .vote on Know land's request to quit without a vote. This brought angry exchanges 1 Continued on Page Two Franco would tcl! his colleagues at the foreign ministers' conference opening here tomorrow that only his nosv Europoun army plan could be approved by the French (National Assembly. department. City Attorney W. S, Atkins told the group that .the sidewalks of Hope are in a bad state of repairs and reminded that tlie city has an ordinance which requires property owners to build sidewalks in front of their property in accordance with city plans and specifications arid requires them to maintain them. He said he hadjeceived several calls'about sidewalks and suggested the group make some plan to remedy the situation. Action was delayed-on the matter. The council voted to charge electrical bills to the Third District Livestock Show only when admission events were hold. Many local civic groups tise t ; !ie building, leaving the electrical bills to the Show group. A back bill amounting to about $50 for several months was canceled. No action wns taken on a proposal that the city buy special parking meters for fringe areas. Tho new meters would allow motorists to park a half day for a dime. None of the meters would be placed downtown, only on the outskirts. Community Raises $200,000 to Throw Party at Shipyard That Now Repairs Men By HAL B.QYLg VALLEJO, Cali£. l/Tl— Did you Cabbie Finds Gems Worth $10,000 NflftV YORK —(*> — A Brooklyn cab driver walked into a police station last night and handed the desk lieutenant a cloth, jewelry bag. I "I just found these in. the back |seat of my hack" safd Frit?. ever hear of a gommunity raising 5200,000 to throw a birthday parly for a naval shipyard? Jt is a bit unusuaj. But the citizens here have chipped in that amount to celebrate next month the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Mare Island Naval Base by brusque Pavid G. Farragut, Police said, the ba estimated at $10,000. the, gew aren't qlajmed with" J -- .But Mara Island —named after a 'lady horse that fall off a flatboat and swam shore had produced many another hurj since Farragut in the last 100 years. Through five wars it has built 490 naval vessels, repaired thousands of others, served for a century as a major base of America's sea might. Today it serves the' same dvir- Cherry Supporters Plan Biq Rally LITTLE ROCK '(/PJ— A group of Cher r y-supporters, disgruntled over the (lei'eal of then- candidate in the Aug. 10 runoff, plan to hold a statewide rqily at MqcArthui Park in Little Rock Aug. 26. That's the word from an alleged spokesman of the group who preferred to remain unidentified. The spokesman said that if the Oren Harris to Speak at Farm Picnic . Wynnf W. O. Beene second grade; Mrs, Donald Moore third grade; Mrs. E. W. Copeland fourth grade, A. J. Caldwell fifthigrade; Mrs. Mary T. Andrews sixth grade. Garland Elementary School Mrs. M'able Atkins, Pririqlpa and sixth grade, Mrs. Verna Jines first grade,. Mrs, Muriel McLarty first grade; Mrs. ". Earl Thompson second grade;' Mrs. 1 James M Andre.ws, third grade; Mri. Jes Davis', fourth grade,,;.-- Mrs. F. J T3i,»«i«r»nrtl-,e. -fM+ln "'rfl^arlo' TVTl'C Burroughs, fifth Mrs Thomas ' Hayes, . fifth grade; Mrs Mable Hall; 'sixth, grade. Ogiesby Elementary School Mrs, T. V. Messer, Principal an fifth grade; Mrs. Homer Reeves first grade; Mrs, Grady Williams second grade; Mrs, Ro'yce Weiser ton said, howevef, vhat 11 the troops arp moved from Korea, they might be sent to Islands, .-......,' Oren Harris Tlie'17th annunal He'mpstead -County Farm'Bureau family picnic will be held at the University of Arkansas Experiment Station recreation area Friday evening, August 20, at 7:00 o'clock announced Ned. Purtle, president of the independent farm group. Honorable Oren Harris, our congressman, will be the feature berger. third grade; Mrs. James F Ward, fourth grade; Mrs. Sidne Fricks, sixth grade. Paisley Elementary School Miss Mamie B. Holt, Principi and fifth, grade; Miss Estelle Cald well, first grade; Mrs.-Paul Jones second grade; Mrs'. 1 .Teddy Jones _ •.. i r third grade; Mrs. Theo p. witt, i. Farmer Fined tor fourth grade; Mrs. M. B. Hatch, (sixth grade; Mrs. Elbert May, Special Education. . Fulton .Elementary School Mrs. Ruby Babei', Principal and B VSfP " ^ , *frr Accused of Blocking Fund By JOHN A. fcOtDSMlf WASHINGTON (til*? v - '-x"< man William Cftngei'' Of ahe ate monopoly subeomtnftte& t ' accused GOP- iead*H'S of funds for — —.__,..„ —. administration-proposed' powet tract which fcemoetatlc'Chalrniift! Stephen ' A. -MUencll "scandal." > • But the. North Dakota said he would continue to r ... the "fullest, most Metalled, '"Wot thorough" Inquiry into. "i»>-<*feh Denies Reports U. S. Troops Leaving Korea WASHINGTON — M — Diplomatic ources snid today the United tales is considering withdrawing hree divisions from the Korean nainland but Pentagon spokesman said "the.Army has no know}- dge of an early withdrawal of roops from Korea." Officials of the South Korean Na- ional Assembly reported in Seoul, lowcver, that this nation plans to ake three of its six divisions out if Korea by the end oil the year. Diplomatic officials in Washing* on, declining the use of their names, said that there has not yet ben any firm decision on the natter. called Dikon-Yates -contract.'.' proposal involves'the , ergy Commission 4 /and > the,tl esse Valley Authority, t ' ';•; .- "\j f -. Mitchell's charges 'louche^ of%3 political storm thrat s reafchfed :??f£n the way to.the ^Milte* Jtouf said President -L Eisjenhotoer-, sonally ordered Hhc'ieantJ'a'c.tiawS ed to a private poWej^'syndlcat and rioted- that"one^tft^the v) ^re dent's close friends, identified Golfer Bobby, J< 6f one of the i,i: Mr, Elsenhowj..^. ishment r at 'KiB f ,oi yesterday that^Mltcheil had fcjo the character ' and'- Vinteg>ly Jones into strongly 'defended 'Jones of tmexce'lled ^haractdr/ Mr. Han, minister from the Republic of Korea, said Korean officials here have been confer- •ing with lop men at the Pentagon and the State Department in an effort to forestall any such withdrawal of lr,oops, i • > Han, said the withdrawal of any U.S. .troops would "harm Ihe morale" of South Koreans and would be "strategically wrpn&*4 in yiew, of what "he called •thu\bnv!lt»up 4 of Communi,st in i ah < hv-mediate ipub- Inquiries wete^ " 're" "' clined to make lie statement. ferred to tlie Pentagon," where "a flat "yes" or "no 1 '. could ^not ,be obtained. , ,#'»*-' Gen. Matthew Ridgway, ' Army chief of staff, has gone on recorp as declaring any substantial 'weakening 'of U.S. ground strength [ In the Far East must be avoided,'., Jn the light of Kidgway's expressed opinion, Defense i officials said they were inclined to -interpret the reports as meaning' th'6 United States might be planning to move some troops from -South Korea to nearby Okinawa. Facilities are being developed on that island, wrested |rom' , the Japanese In World War II, Jo, house substantial U.S. forces. Diplomatic officials in Washing- the Hawaiain fifth-and sixth .grades; Mrs. W. A. Abbott, first and second grades; Mrs, ,Tom Hill, third and fourth grades. TO SPEAK FOR COOPER WASHINGTON (/P)— Vice President Nixo.i said today, ho svill make a political speech in Kentucky in behalf of .the candidacy of Sen. ;Cooper (R-Ky.) opposed for re-election by former Vice President Barkley. The date has not yet been set, Taking Water CONWAY, W) Faulne County farmer who admitted he pumped water from Cadron Creek was held in contempt of couit ahd fined $250, Chancellor George O. Patterson of Clnvksville issuqd «n injunction January prohibiting the pumping of water from Cadron ,Creok,. Cpn- way's only source of water, wl^en the gouge at the Conway Dnm reads six feet or loss, Ed Strentz said ^ used the -water to irrigate his cotton crop. Judge Patterson suspended a 10-day jail sentence, All Around the Toyn •y Tht had fought fortress.' French \ 4i Reds wouW repatriate'p tomorrow- In* ^are bBcause nlversary of t,H*j-^fuyRed ese d,ictator- came to ' pq 1945, -i '' •Gen, ' .ern >oj|t'4P5?H»5||fe > 4! men De C^stylej^wpuji Prevented on his, rej Com; come, 'as tni to carry bet$f>j 000 Viet m~'~ Communist^, It Navy ships t terry \ty£ French of|, U.,3, ' in the The jnto , ago and tool for ths trln; Draft-Cherry-For-Governor" 'falls speaker. Congressman Harris js ex"some other candidate will b,e chosen," "He said, "We are complete dissatisfied with the results" of the primary that gave Orval E. Fan- bus a narrow majority pver Goy. Francis Cherry. . later to become America's first able purpose. It is the ho.mo of a admiral. The long, low island 3t the northern end of San Francisco Bay had been bought by the' fJavy tor $83,491, ana was fee first link in its chain of defenses ol the Pacific coast. Farvagut, who h^d joined the Navy at the age pf JO, was 50 years Old then- Up h.a.'4 no way of knowing that within enpther decade he would 'become th-a hero of the battle of fjsr .his great portion of our "mothball fleet," carefully cocooned against ryst and ready pn short notice to prowl the sea laiiss again. The entire community is proud of Mare Jsland's long, proud record. It launched the drtadnauglit battleship California — and also Elga Maxwell. Elsa came here as a refugee from the IPS San Fran- ciscp fire i»nd earthquake. and, according to local legend, inime- UNITEP AP POINTER ' N. Y. (ffi)— Brig. Gen. C. Stanlon Babcock, 50-year-old veteran of war in the Pacific and diplomacy in the United Nations moved into the No. 3 post of the permanen; U.S. del gation to the U- N. today. CJiief Delegate Htnry Cabot Lodge Jr. named Babcock to suc- eed, John C. Ross, member of the American delegation since 194<1 Poss resigned, Lodge iaid, because of urgent family and personal reasons but agreed to stay on until Qet. 15 as a pccted to discuss the farm program acted upon this week in Congress, Under the direction of the food committee with Oscar Hodnett as chairman-the Farm Bureau is preparing barbecue for all members of the 672 families of the organization ex.pected to attend, Jim Ford Stuart of Ctean is in charge of the pit hayKe.que 'preparation.. Mrs..'J... W. Reiliy of Spring Hill and Mrs. H, E. Garrett of Shover Springs are in charge of the family prepared cakes, pies, salads and pickles. Cecil Bittle, Pirector in charge of the Experiment Station is in charge of the watermelon supply for the picnic prowd. Special entertainment is being provided^ All Farm Bureau family members are urged by Mr- Purtle to atten4 the picnic and, to have a good tim,e meeting friends and cussinj i'arm, a,nd. home Of A letter received had enclosed a copy of the Uvalde Leader News of Texas telling about Mr. and Mr§, Clarence Lockhart buying a farm at Hope, Ark. and moving the week of July 25 ... the letter was received by Mr. and Mrs. Lockhart after they arrived here It's from W. S. Price of 1615 Bachelor St.. Miles City, Montana and parts of it follow . . . "The enclosed clip? ping prompted me to write you, and congratulate you on your SB* lection of Hope for a place to live ... J am a native of Hempstead, born 10 miles west pf Hope .. . Mrs. Price and I lived in Hope in 1904t 5, also went to school in Hope in 18?5 and 1886 . . , J have no 4 t been in Hope since 1903 but a.t that time I knew, every businessman, doctor and,, lawyer in 49 years ago i$ a long timo and I expect there' are but a few« W any of the businegsjnen *toere now that wpuld, remember me at ay \Kell not — ij any of you member Mv. Prise, | sunset Hope on the Ejlevins road. Evidence of the critical water sit' uation at Nashville Js in a proclamation by the Mayor dpqlaring a 60-day emergency perjpd which vid.es no use of water f<?r wat shrubjaery, flpwers. gar4pp, 4 T autos or any. otn^r' w use and prQvides-a fine 9 less loan $5 nor mpr? than $100. Attending Fashion Pallas this we«H we - - - Specify-8! White Qf j,t»P

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