Hope Star, February 2, 1957

Hope Star

February 02, 1957

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Hope Star (Newspaper) - February 2, 1957, Hope, Arkansas To City Subieribiri f you fiif IS please telephone by 6 and will deliver youf Hope Star For Weather Report Set Sofumn af Baffdffl af This Page YlAfc 94 el tatt If if FflRUAIIY IIS7 fM k Arttt Mtf NM tftittf Stars Editor Fight Against 3 Tax The people of southwest Ark ansas being so close to Texas we have no choice but to light off the Ihreal of a 3 sales whelher In the circu lating a petition tot a or in the M Wash editor and publisher of Hope lold the local Rotary club at its luncheon in Motel Barlow Friday He was introduced on a program arranged by Guy one of 27 who appear ed from and Prescott at the Senates Revenue Taxation Committee hearing In Little Rock last Monday on the proposal to increase the state sales gjax from 2 to pointed out that has to be wholly exempt from Arkansas sales tax regardless of the rate because the stale line goes through the center of town and the Texas side has no sales We knew thai 22 years ago when some of us here In Hope agllaled for the original Hall sales and finally testified before the legisla ture in its resulting in pass in March the edito But both the loca and state pictures have deteriorat cd since Originally Hope had the proteclion 1 the Fultoi toll bridge between Texarkana and our and 2 the fact Ilia railroad freight rates from the East jumped to a higher level a But today the Ful ton bridge is a free and most consumer merchandise by on which there much difference between the Hope and Texarkana Washburn said that when he cir culated the petition two years ago seeking a referendum on the exemption of animal feed from sales tax he was accused by some of trying to crucify the poultry But the fact he con that his sole interest to preserve the sales tax at 2 and head off a political conspiracy exempt part of the states pop ulation and then increase the rest of us to 3 a fact ndw disclos ed to you in 1957 as being the complete The editor pointed out that his principal antagonists in 1955 on the animal feed petition were Sen ator Boss Mitchell of Representative Clayton Little of and Governor Orval Faubus and added that in the same three are among the loudest voices crying for a 3 sales tax regardless of its ruinous prospect for Arkansas cities which are close to other states with a lower rate or no sales tax at all Memphis Commercial Appeal Washburn continued I told Basye I was coming over to this meeting without any but since talking to him I read an editorial in this mornings Memphis Commercial ea and it might be worth while to observe that the tax policy of this country editor and his small daily parallel exactly the tax policy of one of Americas jiiost The Commercial Appeal stands on the premise that it cpsts the local taxpaper twice as much to handle govermental responsibili ties through the state That is to it costs to run athe account through the state cap whereas it would cost only 50c to levy and administer the same tax here at Even longer the Memphis newspaper this editor has been battling to establish hired instead of elective tax assessors and to make honest appraisals and assessments of local property in every Arkansas city and When the school forces began to help at the state from the 2 they made the OLD MAN OF to be the oldest mad In the Middle East Is Mohammed Khaltl Abu el With 130 years behind He lives In a village on the Mount of overlooking He still walks to the local mosque for his daily The aged peasant has outlived five wives and has fathered 20 His birth certificate inset reveals that El Hawa was born in year 1240 of the Moslem which would be 1821 on our No Sign of Action on Immigration By EDMOND LE BRETON WASHINGTON m Congress showed no signs today of taking quick aclion on President Eisen howers immigralion Among bolh friends and serious doubts were expressed about chances for even eventual enactment of anything like tho whole Chairman Waller DPaV of Iho House Immigration subcommittee said in an interview it will be a couple of months before the sub schedules hearings on Eisenhower lo Congress in a special message Chairman Eastland DMIss of Ihe corresponding Senate subcom mittee was out of but there was n6 indicalion Ihat the subcommillee will meet any time soon to consider the Presidents Bolh Waller and Easlland are outspoken supporters of the provi sions of presenl law under which immigration quotas are set on tho basis of national Eisenhow ers while they would nol do away entirely wilh this would substanlially mod tfy As a Ihe present ceiling of quola immigrants would be increased by and the actually entering the I Telephone Lines Heavily Damaged LOUIS W The Southwest ern Bell Telephone says freez ing ruin and snow which disrupted telephone service In 77 towns in suctions of four slates caused dam age totaling Hardest Ihe ulilily snid lasl wer southeast Missouri nnd northeast Arkansas near and Also damaged were wesl and north Texas and parts of Oklahoma near A spokcsmn for Ihc ulilily said the damage would have been worse if Ihc firm hadnl spent about 19 million dollars lasl year stormproofing its long dislance lines wilh underground These cables were used to replace some knocked down lines in Mis More than employes nnd sent to the icy areas to rcsloru several private contractors were sent lo the icy areas lo restore PRICE Sg COPY House Debate on Aid to Schools Starts Tuesday WASHINGTON This yfcars big debate oil federal aid lo school construction will begin 111 subcommittee next Tttes n House Bnitoy DWVa snid hear tigs would take two or three were nflcr Is trying to ict n bill together Hint we can stand Bailey told a Bailey was named yesterday tis chairman of tho General Educa Ion sitbcommlllcc of the House Committee on Education mid He immediately announced the start of the hearings and said officials from tho Department of Education nnd wclfnru would be henrd He would mnke no predictions ns to chances for n school The House killed one measure ast year alter lacking on ail nmondmenl by Powell o deny federal aid to school dis ricls which President special message to Congress Moiv day urging quick action on ti school construction bill and roc om m c nding be runted to the states for n four segregate pupils by Eisenhower sent u year program of federal Olh including bond pur cnascs tincl would boost the total program to Eisenhower said he hoped the egislation cnn be enacted on its own uncomplicated by nimbcr ounlry would Nationals increase even of Eastern and Southern European now on short would have more chance to come to Eisenhower wrapped into the same package proposals for ad mission of present day escapades rom Hungary and elsewhere and of persons who may in the future escape from communist cution and An estimat ed a year could enter the Jnited States under These provisions seemed to ave a much better chance of congressional approval than tha proposed changes VIcCarran Walter in the basic imniigratio n Man Wanted in Arkansas Is Sentenced Melvin Predicted Crisis in Middle East By ERNEST VACCARO WASHINGTON Mi Mans field DMont said today the record will show he offered proposals for meeting the Middle East crisis months before the at tack on Ha said the party stands ready to write changes inlo Ihe Eisen hower Middle Easl resolution lo make il more Two days President Eisen hower lold his news conference State any any Dul Lhal critics of Secretary of Dulles have not pointed to specific errors nor offered constructive alternatives to on the instead oi Back in Hempstgad ty had locallyrfjxed assessments tQtaJJng 9 million By this total wag 10 millions last week Arthur deputy county told me the J956 oniy now feeing total will be just under n When ypu remember that we are operating today on lOfdel lav you realize that last years total is not truly jj millipn dollars but only 4J4 roiiyon w just on Page Two was under 20year sentence today on two charges of assault nd bat tery with intent to The 30yeajvoJc who unsuccessfully acted as his own lawyer during his was one of four men sentenced yesterday b Circuit Judge Arthur Solon Greenville tavern was sentenced to 10 ears on a charge of slaying Bar ney Ray Pine garage in a night here last and Chaney who describe ed himself as East building were sentenced to five years each on charges of possessing burglarly Both are to be tficci in a later court term pn of Shields is charged in tlie robbery of the Bank of Officers said he is wanted in Texas of as rob bery and theft He was con vipicd hcrp assault and battery With intent to kill Sheriff CamptoH Henry erle jn les policy actions in the Middle Duties quick Senate adoption of a resolution lo em power tho Presidenl lo use mili tary forces and economic aid to combat any Spviet expansion into the troubled It was ap proved overwhelhingly by Iho House Wiley of senior on the Foreign Itc lalions said Dulles has come through oftenrugged Dem ocraliu queslioning with his rec ord untarnished and his smile as bright as assistant Demo cratic leader of the Senate and a member of jts Foreign Relations said critics of Uie res olution are motivated by a desire to givo it substance Mansfield said he offered sug gestions for averting the Middlo East crisis in a series of speeches inserted in the Congressional Rec ord as early as last provisions dealing with the com plex problems of a said he would continue Jnsl years biiltle over public school Kcllcy nullior of a bill supported Democrats Inst has introduced a bill to pro vide in federal grants to the states for six Well try to worlc out some kind of compromise between Kcl lcy and tho Bailyc adding some sorl of compromise might be necessary to get the votes for Proposal to Cost Drivers State Capital Bureau LITTLE Lit tle DUlbJic attention has been given but House Bill by John Collrell of Pulaski which would put reflectorized li cense plates on every motor ve hicle in has set off a so far mild Rival salesmen for companies thai produce and market reflec torized materials are butlonholding some of them with a view to seeking an amendment to eliminate detailed specifications embodied in the The representative of one com pany said that he was ready to if a House committee gave him the that the bill as il slands will cosl Arkansas lax a half million whereas Ihe same results could be obtained for None of the contending parlies opposes the idea of using reflector jzed plates as a safety One section of the bill levies a Highway Safety Fee on each ve hicle to be collected when the reg Ike Shows Signs of Getting Tough By JAMES MAttLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON lift President Elsenhower changing Mo shows signs of gelling of more willingness to If he can expect lo be repaid in kind nnd his second term will be rough er thnn his A sofl word lurilelh nwny wrnlh was the policy of his first four It worked pretty week lie was unusually week he s unusually twice within n few minulesi iiboul Secretary of Defense blunt blunt Wll his son second nboiit critics of foreign Ho said slingitigly Wilson made an unwise1 statement In suggest ing llio National Guard hnd been n refuge for draft This the sharpest rebuke ho hnd ever litmdod a member of Ills i If ho wondered how llils ap proach would he soon found Wilson told reporters Ulscnhowers statement was un called and n pal on the brick have been more in This of a was the member firsl lime Ihc of his Cabinet wife had hit al Dulles has been a kind of whip ping boy for CriticK of the administrations foreign policy reluctant lo go after Eisen They bent on Dulles In recently Dulles luis boon under Hie most severe crili dsm of his particularly from Senate At his news conference EISCIIJ hower look full responsibility for nil that Dulles has liaving put Dulles critics on no lice Uinl lliey have been ing Eisenhower all Ihe the President blasted his critics Secretary of Stale Dulles has been a kind of whipping boy for Grilles of Ihe admin islraljons foreign policy for some been reluctant to go after They on Dulles and Dul les has been under the most severe his par liculaiiy from Senate This in a way was Eisenhower Inking off Some Democrnls particularly Senators Mansfield of Montana nnd Fulbright of Arkansas have voiced criticism of the adminis trations foreign policy in n way which at the time they faid Ihey considered Was it constructive for Ihem to sny as they have a number of limes in the past year thai Dulles was atlking out of bolli sides of his moulh and oughl to follow a policy clearly clearly understood and adhered to Knowland of Republican loader in the Senate congratulated Mansfield last April 18 when Ihe in one of many long reviews of administra tion foreign said Tightening of Form Labor Low Questioned Police Seek to Prevent Race Trouble MVMobile po lice nrn making an extra effort to prevent further racial incidents nnd says police Cholf Dudley McFndyn old about 100 No stro ministers yesterday that about DO officers are voluntarily work ing during their offduty The mooting was at the Invllii lion of Mayor Henry also the police Mc Kndycn hnd recently discussed the situation with white The chief told the police force last Friday that it il didnt stop rnclnl Incidents he would declare a department emergency and re quire officers to work J2hour shifts seven clays a McFadyen ciled provisions of slate laws which provide the death penalty for persons convicted of bombing nn occupied Tho ministers adopted u resolu tion promising to use our best efforts to cooperate wilh the law enforcement officers in keeping good order in this About cross two dynamitings and two attempted bombings have boon reported In recent mostly in sections where Negro and while homes ad Negroes have made no attempt al integrating bus sealing WASHINGTON Ml The tabor bppnrltnenl should justify its tightening regulations on Ivies lend fnrni a House AtfHctil turc subcommittee hcnddd CtnlhliiKs DArk decided The legislators say they wnnl the depnrlmcnl to explain why the new regulations wcic announced without more advancenotice and Congressmen from south wester slates have received com plnlnts thai now minimum housing standards for Mexican laborers would be prohibitive In Solution to Middle East Deadlock Sought UNITED Tho United Stales nnd Caniuln in tensified their drive for agreement on their plan lo end Iho Israeli Egyptian deadlock ns Iho General Assembly today look up tho cru cial Middle Bolstered by unexpected back ing from the two Western tuitions sought further AsianAfri can support for their proposal be fore llu HOnnllon The twopnrl calls for Israeli troops Cnnndin to quit Nehru on British HqteList By HA LCOOPER LONDON Ml Egyptian Presi dent Nasser no longer holds the undisputed title of Foreigner Most Haled in if Stale Dulles and Prime Minister Nehru of Indiu moved up fast this week as strong Most observers still gave Nas ser a slighl lead as consequences of Iho Suez Canal fiasco pinched lighter and llghlcr on Ihc British But Dulles remarks on President to Visit Georgia UP President Eisenhower will leave here early tomorrow for a twpday visit in the white House The leave from lional Airport at S and arrive in about two hours Golf Augusta National Golf Club proJisbly will be the IPP item on his Eisenapwcr expects to fly back to Washjngtpn Sunday UP last Augusta in executive plans to the Washington Na islration fee is This would slart with the next truck licensing period July It is being alleged by some that only one company can bid if the biij becomes an act with the fol lowing specifications written into it Each and every finished num eral plate shall be treated with a background material which will provide a minimum while in either a dry or totally wet of six can dlepower pejr incident foot candle at iserp degrees incidence and 2JPths degrees observation angle according to the standard method used by the Society of Automotive Engineers in rating reflex reflec tors and the brightness 30 der grees left and right from the per pendicular t9 the reflecting sur face shall not be Jess than 40 per cent of the brightness in the per Several slates use refleplorized but it has not been estab lished whether any of them have restricted bidding thrpugh We have up to to come up with the right I do not have the but 1 hope that with our collective thinking we may give the administration some suggestions which will help in the interest of peace in that area of the world the Middle Knowland said of Mansfield The senator approaches the problems of foreign policy wilh and he has made a very fine contribution to our foreign Was Fullibright constructive when he tried to nail Dulles down on whether lie thought the Middle East was going to erupt or was gelling calmer VFulbrigh probab ly feels he He said in he Senate last Aprif I think the purpose of discussion is at least to give voice to our The Democrats have been very considerate of He has now given them less reason to be by lashing out at British and French soldiers and Indias actions in the Kashmir dispute left Nassers claim at least Dulles long hns been one of the less favorite figures in His popularity dropped to its new low after ho told a Semite com mittee last Thursday Id rather not have a French and British soldier beside one on my right and one on my Dulles was trying to explain that one reason President Eisen hower hadnt asked Britain and France to join in his new doctrine on the Middle East was because of the unpopularity of the British and French in the Arab word as a result of the Suez Bui as usual tne explanation failed to catch up with the original state ment in a public mind already prepared to believe the worst of The Conservative Daily Tele graph summed up British roac lions AntiAmerican feel ing goes against the grain here but there is no similar compunc tion about antiDulles as the secretary of stale may discov er if he goes on forgetting him What he said was grtuitous ly Ihe Gnxn Strip nnd the Gulf of Aqnbn const of Egypts Sinai Des nnd for troops of Emorsoncy Force lo move Into Iho disputed Ihe AmericnnCnnncll nn effort produced no public nc ccplnncc from Israel nnd lie two nntlons on whose concur rence the plan Israel still Insisted on light guarantees that the Gaza Strip would nol again become a bnae for Arb riders into her territory nnd Hint Egyptian guns on Ihe Arubn cosl would not again bar her shipping from the Th Egypllns were reported still balking al any suggcslion of troops taking up occupa tion duty on Egyptian Egypt haij insisted Israel must pull oul and the Aqaba are without any Jsreli sources said their gov ernment was going alicnd wilh social This appeared lo indicale Isrcli has no intention of quitting the strip at this Rumblings from Cairo that Egypt wouly not countenance UNEF occupation of her territory reportedly promoted the United Stales nnd Canada lo lone down their Informed sources said Nasser apparently would agree lo UNEFs presence as an observation Accidents Kill Persons During 1956 CHtCAOp M The National Saf ely Council today estimated that accidents killed Americans last deaths in Both the overnil and motor vehicle totals were higher Hum lit riul Ihe council reported that only n liilcr tabulation of fin al figures will loll whether tlits traffic loll set a now NSC tolled up the bill for ult Tho cost The cost Includes wage medical expenses and property The allaccident death total nn of 2 per cent over the killed In But total hns exceeded In several previous The estinulled motor clo fatalities represented a 4 cent Increase over A month ngo Iho council had reported ic deaths hnd established n new ilgh But today It suld Ihat the tenta tive figure cannot be a lew NSC re lerred lo il ns virtually a dead lent with Iho illtime high of GO established in Later figures on delayed deaths will the council total may bo or loss than the estl ruite of which Is rounded n accordance wilh sound slulisU cnl Delayed deaths arc those which iccur days or weeks after an ac Tho estimated December traffic death toll of unchanged rom December a Ing the council that development pulled the ug from under The council said traffic acci dents in 1056 nlso caused approxi naloly nonfatnl i e s mdcost about One of each 1U persons In tha United Slates suffered a disabling plans to extend its civil nnd administration over City Attorney Con Hire Deputies LITTLE RQOK A measure which would permit city attorneys of first class cities to hire deputies was signed into layv by Orval Faubus West of who introduced the said his primary purpose was to authorize City Adrian land to hiro an The bill houses with out Nearly Million Gain in Tax Collections LITTLE up Ar kansas tax collections in January were threequarters of a million dolors higher than January last the Stale Revenue depart ment said Rpvenue C o m m j ssioner OryilJe Cheney said tax collections for the month totaled This was an increase of over the tax tab for January But the gain is apparently nol enough to support the goal of a increase set by OrvaJ Faubus for the fiscal For the first seven months the fiscal which expires Juno tax collections were take over the Suez Canal or a total increase from and later gtuned British obsarv special The antiD u J 1 e 1 sentiment crossed party The proLabor Daily Mirror depicled Dulles seat ed at a desk with his mouth taped The desk was loaded down with telephones leading to other of fices labeled Department of Sec onj Department of Ex Department of Department of Interpretations and and Department of As for his actions in the Kpshmir dispute have plunged Indias relations with Britain to their lowest level since India WOQ its independence nearly 10 years Normally friendly British news papers have attacked Nehru for annexing he most productive part of Kashmir and ignoing lesolutions calling for mainlen ace of the status quo until the Himalayan stqto pan decido in a plebiscite to join India or Nehru is pictured as a smut hypropile who sets himself up as Tito to Delay His Visit to America BELGRADE Yugoslavia an nounced today that President for the time will not visit the United In making this a government Branko disclosed for the firsl time officially that the govern ments of the United States and Yugoslavia had agreed on w Tilo visit lo Draskovic said Iho Iwo govern ment had considered Ihe visit of would be of mutual But its off Draskovic because of the conditions and at mosphere in the United Those Draskovic make it appear the lime for such a visit is not as yet This clearly referred to out spoken opposition in the Con gross to Tito visit to Washing One ski RWis threatened to resign if i Other estimates of accidental dcalhs Included in drop of 2 per und at an increase of J per Deaths in various specific class cs included in a de cline of 1 per cent from nn increase of 7 per cent a drop of 7 per cent and from a rise of 1 per The council said on Ihc basis of preliminary there was no change in the traffic death rate per 100 million miles of mo lor vehicle Progress Between Visiting Ike WASHINGTON King Saud of Saudi Arabia confers with res idenl Eisenhower again today amid optimistic reports from sides on the joint The Kings visit has been per fect so reported George Ambassador lo Saudi Arabia who is here for the And one of the Arabs who lended the Kings 2hour meet ing with Secretary of Stale Dulles yesterday told newsmen the talks wont very Both Eisenhower and Dulles were reported lo bo deeply pleased so far with tho progress of the Tito came lo swch as Douglas threatened to boycott any Tito speech before One Killed in Ashdown Wreck Wl Two cars guardin until his the worlds own country morals is 4n collided head on north of here yast killing a Negro and injuring four other State Trooper Louie Hilton said Thomas of oi in Indias championed Egypts or a total increase and general rcyc il over the same j offers by ihpy considered Nch a I rus haste to caclemu thp British jy a community five mijes north was killed when the car which he was riding and an auto mobile driven by Noel of Ray was hospitalized here and later transferred to Texarkana for He was not be lieved critically He been traveling Hilton said three Negroes in the car with Walls suffered minor in They were identified as Clep the driver Jijmes and Mssk Me all Pf The ucident occurred on Highway 71 about 11 miles north Mayor Tried But All in Vain HOT M Mayor Floyd Housley said today he had tried on numeious occasions to viet Byrum Hurst of Hot Springs to a meeting of a group opposing Arkansas Louisiana Gas 3K Housjey made the statement after Hurst said he backed put un his stated intention to call for a legislative investigation of sas Louisiana and the Public ice Hurst said he changed his mind after the group failed lo iuvita him to a meeting held to raise funds to carry on tho legal Mayor Housley rejected Hursts reason for backing out saying Ills secreiary made numerous calls to invite Hurst to the meeting and that the meeting itself was de Jayed for an hiur waiting for the Hot Springs senator to show The Weather Cloudy to partly cloudy this tonight witfj occasional light rains southeast Rain about Sunday other For j6 Arkansas pera hires 3 to 6 normal maxima 52 to Preeipitatipn jnpstly iRftr derate showers mainly urday or Sunday and again ;