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   Hope Star (Newspaper) - January 28, 1957, Hope, Arkansas                                To Cify Subfcribem If you fail td yduf Sta please telephdne 74431 by 6 and a speeial earner will deliver ysuf Star Per Wtftthir See Calumn al Uettam 01 TWiPoflt H YEAR B8 88 IMf it eMHMMi JANUARY MMtMl TIM AMMMM 4 MM MM IMIM PRICI Se COPY Busy Week for New Gym Beginning Tuesda To Of fer Exemptions at Tax Hearing Tonight LITTLE ROCK proposal to exempt groceries and medicine from the sales tax was headed for introduction in the Arkansas Senate Morrell Gathright of Pine Bluff said he prepared propos ed which will be a to raise the tax from 2 to 3 per The bill and Gathrlghts amend ments will be considered at a Sen ate committee hearing Another proposal by Gathright would set the minimum amount at which the sales tax would ucjfjn Los Angeles and stranding He proposes that sales tax collec tionh begin at 33 At present the 2 per cent sales tax begins at 15 The present law does not speci It is determined by the state revenue Gathright said rising the mini mum collection point would give some relief to small purchasers and also insure that merchants pass onto the state all tax money thly collect from There has been justification all along for exempting such essen tials as groceries and Gathright that we are going to raise the tax there is even more justification for such The only reason that these items were not exempt in the past was that we could not afford The Pine Bluff senator would no estimate of the amount of revenue that would be lost through the The sales tax increase as origi nally written is expected to pro duce an additional 16 million Jars per Lee Bearden of who is steering the administra tion tax measures in the said he planned to introduce a vised severance tax bill public ROCK ffl 4 hearing on Qrval tax proposals W8S scheduled for the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee Bearden 1 who introduced Fsubus 3 I pronged increase program in I the Is chairman of the Qpppnents of the measures to llisated they supi ort the Senate wJU consider ths pills The Arkansas which has not revived the las SB Fsie Tws Health Training for HD Leaders A training meeting for the health leader from each home demon stration club will be held FjiSuy February ttie county Extension Office from until 3 Program information on Why Have a Physical Growing Old Intelligently will be presented by Lorraine home demonstration All health leaders are urged to at tend this Ice Coating Troublesome in Arkansas By The Mssocated Press Most of began to move out of an icy Power was interrupted at several cities and towns and many high ways were reported icy and dangerous by State Police Schools were closed at Harrison and Blytheville in north Arkansas because of icy The Weather Bureau at Little Rock said It expected tem peratures in the low 40s today in most of the and a little warmer in north The temperature rise in north Arkan sas may not be enough to thaw the coating of the Weather Bureau Thousands of Arkansans went without electricity several hours as jceladen tree branches fell and snapped power lines at Little Nprth Little Hot Springs and several smaller communities in north and central parts of the ne major traffic accident was Continued on Page Star photo Hopei new gymnasium will be busy this week with three scheduled nights of The first schedule Is at 7 Tuesday when Hope High Schools senior boys and girls teams play On Wednesday night the Southern State freshmen of nolia play Texarkana Junior College on the local And Friday February at 7 the Hope senior1 beys and B boys meet a pair of teams from DeQueen High This new photograph of the Hope gymnasium was taken last week with The Stars new 90degree wideangle Optar lens part of the new Speed Graphic camera outfit the newspaper purchased the first of the the wideangle lens didnt arrive1 until last week and its first assignment was to make a new picture of the The open space between the black lines at of the picture shows the relatively narrow flsld of view permitted by the standard which lens made the picture published Jan uary 10 compared to this new wideangle anation of Demurrer BefcrePSC EL Special At Ihe request of The El Dorado Daily Bernard attorney for one of the firms pro testing the 3X contracts of the Ar icansas Louisian a Gas has issued a statement explaining both the effect of filing of a demurrer before the Public service Com mission and the effect of over ruling of the Whetstone said his position in the matter was that the commis sion is without legal authority under decisions of the Arkansas Supreme Court to grant approval of the contracts in the circunv stances shown by the gas com His statement follows in full This is in response to your re quest that I explain in non legal language the effect of a filing of he demurrer before the Arkansas Public Utilities Commission re cently in the Gas com pany rate case and ajso the effect of the commissions overruling the demurrer Expressed in every day the legal effect of a de murrer is to say that veen everything the says is that still it would not be en titled to the approval it is position in filing the de murrer was that under the decisions of the Supreme Court of the commission Is with put legal in the eireunv Continued en Page Three Hope Star Delivery to Be Late Today and Tuesday Due to Factory Work on Press Winding up Q Qverhgul gf the newspaper press by on expert frem the Chigggo fostory Hope Star compelled tg take the comppiing rpem forms for todays edition to where the will be mode by the Texorkans This emergensy service will throw todoy s deliyery tosubssribf rs pretty gnd ws mgy hgYt the same situation Wf gsk the kind understanding of oH and m wiU be back en s ur ewn and our rsgylgr pwblisgtion by Wsdnesagy for factory man for Printing Press sf ShJsogo has to at werk en The press siase ggrly last week and In the final stages of thi eyf rijaul jiiinesessary to emit use ef the press for we Bjut the reswlt is that we will bask with ss a brighter and bsttfjprinted newspaper for years la 3 Accidents v Charges Filed in Two City Police investigated three accidents yesterday and today with charges being filed in two and considerable property damage re Nobody was reported in At Monday automobil es driven by Charlie Ogden of Hope and Jim collid ed on Highway 67 just inside the city City officers said the entire left side of the Ogden auto was damaged while the othnr ve hicle had a smashed front Sunday at North Hervey and Pond an auto driven by Joe Ingram of Hope and a truck driven by William Correll of Texarkana ran together with the truck being practically demolished and the auto receiving bumper and grill City Officers filed a charge of driving while intoxicated against Also Sunday on Highway near the city limits cars driven by Gibson of Hope and Eddy Haynes of Prescott rammed to gether with both vehicles sustain1 ing considerable Invest gating city policemen filed a charge of speeding against Gibson and failure to give a proper sig nal against Union Heads Favor Testifying By NORMAN WAkKER MIAMI AFL IIP leaders were expected to take i strong stand today against union men the Fifth Amend ment to avoid giving testimony on alleged labor union Sentiment among union leaders appeared divided as the jnakwi AFWJQ Executive cil opened e winter meeting to decide erganipeg labors attitude toward an expected congressional nvestigstlcn oj union Oixe sehQpj probably dominant among council eled fpp csopejatiofl with any enate ouster from the mayenaeRt AW union cl icial claiming Fifth Amend mmwnity against irawids pf possible reported Javar thU fiut jirgns at former Skid Row Figure Admits 2nd Man Sought By EARL AVKROIO CHICAGO An intense search Was on today for the man Illiterate young Mennle Bed well told police accompanied him on a sex and drinking orgy which ended in the slaying of the Grimes 1 21yearold skid rov was booked last night oil murder charges Sheriff Jo seph Lehman he signed n that he and a man he knew only as Frank bent the teenage girls ana dumped then nude and unconscious in a snow This on the night of 13 he statement when temper nturcs in the Chicago area were Jelow The girls bodies were found 22 lying near a cul vert beside a lonely road In subur jan Willow Springs after a rah and thaw melted snow in the aren The according to Bod wells followed n seven day binge during which he anc the other man took the girls on a round of liquor and sex parlies in cheap taverns and rundown hotels on the citys infamous skid row West Madison They drove the Bar and to Wii ow Springs and them pummelec hem with their fists the statement the girls finally rebelled against more sex The girls disappeared the nigh of 28 after leaving home to see a movieof their singei Elvis Cause of their deaths has not yet been established and may take as long as two weeks as au thorities examine tissues and vital Death by physical carbon mon oxide gas of sexual abuse has been ruled an official of the cor oners office says he believes they were allveSwhen placed in the snowbank fuid that they froze to t Yesterday afternoon Bedwel took and hundreds of curious onlookers on what Loh man described as a reenaclmen of to the girls He pointed out a drivein restaurant and a service station he said Frank and the two girls visited and the of the alleged beatings and aban donment of the bodies near Willow Springs At several during the the girls father Joseph and a cluster o female relatives of the sistcn attempted to force their way to ward Bedwell but officers kepi them Inflationary WagesRapped by Carmakers By LEIF ERICK80N SAN FRANCISCO Wl George American Motors Corp protested today agains the encouraging of inflationary wage increases through unrestrict ed concentration of union Most employers now are the Romney said in a speech prepared for delivery to the National Automobile Dealers Association with a current United Automobile Workers strike at hih American Motors noted in his speech that Walter Reuther has already declared that in J958 the UAW would win the highest economic wage concession we have ever Continuing his quotation of the UAW Romney said Reut er had We cannot con vince General Motors to part with ts millions by pjgus Weve got to have a It is an economie absurdity to discipline prices through the com petitive process at the same encourage inflationary wage increases through unrestricted spneentratien of unipn The biggest economic depislpn our industry and our natjpn must make is whether tg permit ry to go down the present union rosd of unrestricted concentration f w whether to restrain ioth make them go jown the American road f division and distribution of Romney w85 first pf the motor top brass tp ad dress the NARA The MRA just pne year ego was pvo esting loudly ksfore Congress against the selling pressure pt the itomobils Carl FriWey oj WAPA in his ySrpsvf jtie bill an Aealer franchises Crested mojt the cojidjb Uofls pausing aaemip nonprofit for dealers while the twin wi Ssttiami M fw Rock Capacity Crowd Expected at C of C Dinner A capacity crowd was expect cd to attend the annual member ship meeting and dinner of Hope chamber of commerce at today at the high school cafe where William ex ecutive director of the Arkansas Industrial Development Commis will be the featured Rock and his parly from LHUc Rock were expected to land their plane at the SoulhwcS tern Proving Ground airport at 4 where an inspection of facili ties will be They will be greeted by Ray newly elected president of the chamber of Manager and Tickets for the annual affair remained on sale the chamber of commerce office at per per and those not sold will be available at the high school cafe tcria for the lastminute making his first lie appearance in is expect ed to tell local civic leaders and guests of Arkansas expanding in dustry in which new indus trial jobs have been created in the past 18 months with an additional payroll of near the 50rnilJiondol Civic leaders from several southwestern Arkansas eluding Nashville and Ashdown will be among the visi tors as well as industrial and uti lities executives from Louisiana and The formal program announced by Manager Holt follows Master of George Invocation by Henry Ed accom panied by Hendrix Sprag Greetings by Frank retir ing president of the chamber of Introduction of chamber board memers by Ray new chamber of commerce Introduction of guests by Awards to be presented by Clr euit Judge Lyle Introduction of guest bv Chancery Judge James Pilkin Address by William ex ecutive director of Arkansas dustrial Development Commis Benediction by Hervey Speechless UP r Highway Patrolman Hank Way caster reported today that a 7U earold drunk he arrested angrily hit him on the arm and was left almost speechless by what he had When the elderly tipler rleaxed iis his false teeth fell to the Waycaster Eisenhower Asks Billion for School Program Officers to Meet Tuesday tor Special Training The annual training meeting for all county home demonstration club officers will be held Tues day January In the Hempstcad County Courtroom from until 11 A short business meeting Will precede the training Plans for the spring activities of the Homo Demonstration Council will be Assisting with the tralnnlgmeet ing will bo Glcnon Council President Gordon Vice President Council Secretary Treasurer Ned Coun cil Reporter and Lorraine home demonstration More Incidents in Alabamas Race Trouble By HENRY BRAD8HER ft Ne gros home and a service station stand were dynamited in an other of n scries of incidents at his racially troubled state capi tal A short distance an un exploded bomb was found smold ering on the front porch of an in tegration movement leaderi The unexploded con taining 12 sticks of placed the unoccupied home of the Martin Luther King wWp has been the top spokesman for Negroes seeking to break ra cial barriers whose homo was slighly damaged by a bomb last 30 and was hit by a shotgun blast last termed Montgomery a city that its dangerous to live Its no longer safe he In the 15th incident violenc n five a white televis 1 o newscaster was shot at twice las He was not No serious injuries were report ed in the early mprning bias which damaged the home o Allen 59yearold hospital a Three persons w e r slightly injured by flying glass a he service a few fee rom the Robertson said his wife am daughter were asleep when the ex plosion He said he knew of no reason for the Jnci Bob Underwood of slatioi apparent target in th hooting I wouli assume this was connected witl he threatening telephone Two largecaliber bullets hit hi car as he was leaving his sti one penetrating the wind hield about a foot from the 19yearold news director and po ice Underwood said he had tried to e fair with white and Negro n his news coverage but callers him of slanting his re sorting against He ve iorted about two dozen threat ning calls since a Negro bus boy ott All Around Town By Tht Staff Automobile owners are reminded that January is ast day to put license plates with out a penalty and Charles Rey nerson says this also applies to city license even if the ature should extend the time Jt apply city rainfall here measured total of of an inch according the Experiment station this the January total as ef 7 MpRday I inelv pnly of an inches fee January normal jt8 still short t hmdrsd ptt attend the aaaual VojygrijJty Pf AwiaMows ersity Pay seMration at Wttie Tuesday i tfenw Irpw hers Jawing to attend iapiude John class Howard si mi James class of 1935 William of 1938 Mr Bryant of gam Strong is in Pallas at tending at three day dental stitute thf Staller HUten The grand ppening of Field the new school was a aWe one to the athletic depart ment the sdmissioo wa toy adult and S5c for students the gross take was and gff ter the prPlit was 59 three top games are for thf new field house this weefe night two teams f rpia AshsiQwa wJU be hre wd Sattthera teams will piay berg and Friday wijl tyo By BEtTTY PRYOH UP dent Elsenhower naked Congress todny In Vole in fed eral nld over the next four to help stnles overcome n most critlcnl shortnge ot In ft speclnl messaRe to the House and the chief executive npponlcd for quick pns sago of nn emergency program designed to overcome the nations present deficit of about IBOjOOO In nn effort to hcnd off lhO fight over school segregation riders which blocked notion on a dollar school progrnm last El senhower appcnled to Congress to cnncl the measure on Its own uncomplicated by provls ions dealing with the complex problems of The President proposed Federal grants of million annually for the next four lotnl of to help build public schools in financially needy school The fed oral money would be distributed under n complex formula taking Into account tho number of school agn children in a state and tht states nvernge Income per achooU age During the first year of the the federal aid would have to be matched by out lays from cither state or locei school district After tho first tho matching funds would have to be matched by outlays from either state or local school district After tho first the matching funds would have to come solely from itate a requirement aimed at states which now make little or no contribution to school The matching funds would calculated on a formula based on the state1 The poorest states would put up 50 cents for each of federal the richest states for each of federal Any state which fulls below the national average in the propor tion of its income devoted to or in dollar expenditures per would have its federal aid grant reduced proportionate The federal government would spend up to million over the our years to buy bonds issued by ocal school districts which have booh unable to market their bonds commercially at reasonable in terest bonds would be purchased at an interest rate equal to the rate paid by Treas ury on its own longterm securi plus one half of one per Federal advances ot mil lion over four years ot help stata agencies build schools which would foe turned over to local school dis tricts on n leasepurchase It was estimated that this federal nestegg would enable such state agencies to float bond issues of Iheir own bringing in a total of Blind Man Run Over by Automobile Robbie blind dent of Spring was injured shortly before noon today when accidentlly run over by an auto driven by a Brint was backing the auto out of the He was rushed to Hempstead Memorial hospital where his dition could not be determined im The Weather Experiment Station report for 4hours ending at 7 High Low precipitation of an inch reading 7 High Low tlon an r Arkansas Cloudy with local thunderstorms this af tomor r o wt farmer this afternoon Warmer this afternoon Slowly rising tempera ures other By Thf Ass9fl9tfd little Rocfe 4Sami Memphij Chicago H L 33 33 77 73 v 37 31 18 11 45 88 Portugal W srs pf Tore Re Coelheiro fttiBf na idea what the nan meant when he avsit ad he toowsbt he mderpald of eU ths ivaUfe to hi townsmen now have to ight miles to nearest post   

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