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   Hope Star (Newspaper) - February 5, 1957, Hope, Arkansas                                To City Subscribers If yen fail tsgefyauf Star pfease telephone 74431 by 6 ahd a speeial earner will deliver yauf Hope Star For Weather Column at Bottom This Page S6TH YEAR S8 Itar 6l MH 1M tttt FEBRUARY 19S7 Mlttbttl TM AMitlifftI Audit Iff MM It NM I IMM4 Democrats of South Alone in Rights Fight garden brown WASHINGTON OP Southern the Democratic members of House are fighting a lone and 0rhcwhat desperate battle these Rail Freight Increase in South Gets ICC Okay WAStMNGTON The Inter state Commerce Commission to day authorized Southern Railroad to increase their freight rates b 5 pef The grant was made in re sporise to a petition for an emer gency hike of 7 per cent filed las November in connection with Wag Most of the Southern lines tol against civil rights legislate CC yesterday that the 7 pc cent figure itself was Insufficien as to meet increased operating cost and maintain an adequate re These carriers said thoj needed an overal 115 per cent rati to yield about 17t Vowed to carry on the battle they have had in previous years and are hampered by House rules which make a filibuster Impossi As a the southerners arc more or less resigned to ulti mate defeat in the House but have soring the legislation Is to rush It as year he House members succeeded in delaying similar leg islation until near the enj of the session and the delay prevented the bills from emerging from the Senate Judiciary one of the Southern said he million dollars a year in addition al The Southern Railway System one of the largest in the South and the Piedmont Northeri operating in the Curoli declined to jonl in the 15 per cent In making the 5 per cent grant the ice authorized the Southcri roads to make it effective on 15 days notice to the All of the nations carriers re apparent strategy of those spon1 quested the 7 per cent cmergcn the legislation is tl rush it through the House and get it bc cy rate hike in The commission in late December au fore the Senate as soon as such an increase In east proponents of civil rights jern but limited the hike legislation apparently hope by sojto 5 per in the West and also doing t obrcak a southern fili buster in the he Inspectors Seek Mine Oisaster Cause UR A pall o death hung over this mountainious town on the Virginia West Virginia border today as inspectors des cended into the vast Bishop coa mine which was the death trap of 37 miners The company and United Mine Workers anounced they were to pay immediately survive funeral benefits to the vie Urns 154 dependents who faced up to the grim task of making fu neral The principal source of income for this Appalachian town of was shut for an in definite Mining experts must complete their probe into the cause of the gas explosion which snuffed out the miners lives 337 feet below the fThe last of the cgnvasshould bodies was brought to the face in a 12car mine train late Grimy rescue workers deep in the winding cata combs and rode in silence with the bodies into the winter Physicians made examinations in 3 temporary morgue in one of Pocahontas Fuel buildings fnear the the bod jics were gent to funeral homes in when West bt since perished in a blast at had there a disaster of such Early there were only iftheortes as to what caused the which in one terrible finstant consumed the oxygen in f the air at the 320foot depth and jlcaused slate slides that buried fsome of the So mild did the explosion seem t miners only a short distance from the death tunnel in which j were trapped that at first there was little thought of a major tra As early as 930 the anxi crowds that waited tensely at Ihe mine v entrances had been told by the Paealiontas Fuel I that there are Rescuers found the first bodies little more than an hour after the We Jest of the 37 victims were dug from under piles of faU en sjate about 5 Irving ExResident Diet Irving former Hope died Monday at friendg here were Unified Monday She is survived by her husband pnp Leslie of FJorjcja and a Alice Ken and a Oscar both of Funeral serviees will be held at 10 put a 5 cent increase limi on shipments moving from one to another of the three The Eastern railroads are now asking an additional 15 pei cent increase and those in the West arc seeking an additional 1 per Alcoa Yields to ArkLa Contracts LITTLE ROCK Aluminum Company of up to now the foremos tenemy of Arkansas Louisiana Gas Cos preferential service contracts with big indus trial has yielded d and such a Shortly after Alcoas announce ment Malvern Brick and Tile and National Lead said they would The preferenlial conlracts offer priority among industrial users against interruption of gas A higher rate is charged for the which still is outranked by domestic customers This higher charge is above an Increase authorized by the slate Public Service Commission when it granted Ark La a rate increase in attorney for small industrial customers that are protesting the said ic saw no reason for the aclion of he larger firms to influncc the feeling of the smaller companies The question at issue with smaller industrial customers is not one of rates but of the equitable distribution of gas that is avail he If all the smaller 3A compan es signed the higher price 3X con they would all be on the ame interruptible basis as no with the result of paying a rale in crease without the gas company laving to show and prove the need for the added he If all the smaller 3A compan es signed the higher price 3X they would all be on the ame interruplible basis as now the result of paying a rate in crease without the gas com oany having to show and prove he need for the added ie The 3X contracts are the ype now held by most small r industrial customers of Ark Malvern National including Alcoas chief com Reynolds Metals jrotested the PSC rate Continued on Page Two Mans Wife Will Take Hubby Back LITTLE ROCK If The Wife of a man accused of beating her with an iron bar and pushing her from a speeding automobile held his fate in his hands She asked Pulaskl Circuit Judge Willim who left the out come of the case up to to set her husband William was tried on a charge of assualt with intent to When Judge Klrby asked the defendants 33yearold wife to make her she told him she thought her husband had learned his lesson and that he was needed to help support their three New Angle in Senate to Tax Exemption L1TLE MOCK UP A new ap proach to an old controversy was offered in the Arkansas Senate yesterday a proposal to place a 1cenl sales tax on livestock and loultry Livestock and poultry feed was exempted from the 2cent tax by the 1955 Legislature by Faubus and Ihe Issue has been smoldered ever The Senale only last week fa vored by a 1912 vote a measure which would have reapplied the to Van Hayes of Benton yesterday introduced a bill which woud apply a 1ccnl tax and ear mark the precedes for a maximum security criminal ward at the Stale The re mainder of the revenue would go lo Ihe general A bill to outlaw nudist colonies was passed 280 and sent to the A similar initi ated by the Braxton Saw was turned down by the 1955 The bill was introduced iarertcc Bell of who said hat he did so after hearing re lorls of a nudist colony near For which is in his caretaker at the Wildwood odge near Forrest City was fined 1350 yesterday on charges of in loccnt exposure and possessing and exhibiting lewd The Senate also took favorable ction on a bill lo revise the pres ent primary system The by Jack Clark of Tex would force a vote on 2 man the first primary nslead of the The vote for the measure was but Robert Williams f Russellville said that the bill pparently altered an initiated act nd would need a twothirds ma Nathan Gordon uspended a ruling on whether the ill Clark claimed that his bill would some stalking Hays and others argued hat it would have some bad ef ects because more races would e decided in the first primary nd more officerselect would be ree to exert their influence in either A much discussed institute of ichnology would be established PRESIDENT Orady Burton of the Hope Junior Chamber of Commerce center Is introducing guest speaker Sonny Greer left past president of the Magnolia club and Jack Bnllard newly elected president and Magnolias man of the year as well as chairman of the Columbia County United At last nights meeting the visitors outlined theUnited Fund plan which pools all charitable drives Into one campaign for the etlre Local Jaycees are considering the Jimmy Arnold FARM CONTEST wlnneiiJlm an nounced last night by Hope He and his Mary are members of Civic Farm Bureau and White Oak Bap tist He is one farmer that made the change from cot ton an a major income to a diversified He op erates a 440 acre uccd by Tom Allen of James Baker of West ielena and Chalres Rip mith of West Arkansas Industrial Develop nent Commission and the Univer sity Trustees have commented fa vorably on the Bills passed by the upper cham ber without opposition included 4 year terms for all municipal judges some now serve four years under special acts and a requirement that alj public offi cials take loyalty Mother Who Killed Three Is Charged CHICAGO If A young mother police lefl notes admit ting she drowned her three child ren and then tried lo kill was held in a hospital today on a charge of The bodies of the 3j yearold twin girls and a 5ycarj old were found by police in f the suburban Park Ridge home of Richard and his wife when Puetz arrived President to Keep Stassen as Advisor By JACK BELL Ml President Eisenhower reportedly plans to keep Harold Stassen as his dis1 arnamcnl assistant despite some GOP demands for his The subject came up a a re cent White House conference at tended by members of The President was represented as having with something akin to that Slaascn seemed to have a tendency to put Ills political fool in his This was an cidenl allusion to political attacks on Vice President Eisenhower was reported to have that Stassen was doing o dedicated job in the disarmament a job he im plied that not just anyone could step into and carry on with as much Some members of Congress in terpreted this as indicating Eisen anver believes that Nixon ic has praised is capable uf Inking care of himself in any oolhical Dulles Hopeful Israel to Comply With Resolution WASHINGTON W Secretary of State John Foster Dulles sni today he hits gdod grounds to hop Israel Will comply with n Unitd Nations resolution cnlllUR fo speedy withdrawn from the strip and the Gulf of At lils first news conference slnci Dulles siiltl the Unllei States is not thinking of stipporliiif sanctions against He sole this government now Is Utlnkltii mly that Israel will comply will Ihe resolution approves overwhelmnlgly last Dulles was asked by a reporto whether the United States wouli go to the protection of Israel li the event of aggression even i tills meant risking war with the Soviet Without mention 1 Israel Dulles repliot that the overall American policy is to bo deterred by fear o Aliat the Soviet Union might do n any particular Compensation Hearing Draws No Action LITTLE ROCK The House Social Security and Pension Com mittee heard testimony last on two bills aimed al raising un employment but nadc no recommendation o n Gayle Windsor of Pulaski ounly and Slack of Clark 7ounly authored the vhich arc similar in ivould increase maximum bene ils from and 18 weeks to j 20 Controversy has arisen o v e r whether striking employes could defended at Newsprint Up to a Ton for Hope Hope Star was notified by Its paper mill today that the prlc of newsprint delivered in Hope will be increased to a new hlgl of n ton effective March The message was a telegram from PerkinsGoodwin sales agent for Southland Paper Mills the pioneer pine newsprint mill of the News print contracts arc for tonnage the price being determined by the average of prices quoted Iby three slated major mills at time of Below is a dispatch showing the action by worlds largest newsprint manufac turer which completes action taken earlier by the other major at a ton during the and averaged between and a ton prior to World War MONTREAL Uf A newsprint price increase of per effec tive March has been anounccd by International Paper Sales Newsprint delivered in New York as of that dale will be a International also said it would modify its geographic pricing when its Pine newsprint plant goes into pro bably early next ere as a branch of the University home from work he found his wife f Arkansas under a bill Her head was in the Russians Love Play That Red Press Denounced Py RQY MOSCOW M for Mur denounced by the Soviet rpss as a Jewlevel bourgeois er is packing them in at Moscows Pushkin It is playing under the title Telephone Only a relative y small number of Soviet hones are on the dial Pravda says jt eant understand what artistic and ideological con derations led the theater man pement to offer this vulgar bom1 eois detective story to the pub Put the play is sold out for peks Ticket scalpers do thriving sidewalk trade before The public is Japping jt They Herrupted a recent performance cloven times with what sounded Up perfectly suonlaneous ap Tlipy wouldnt let the ac ors leave the stajjp until they had ikpn half curtain if PMP is to belipve what one reads in the Russian how this was not a representa tive One paper said the audience out of a recent perform ance It said it had received many letters of com plaint from spectators who feel they have been deceived and in sulted by the No says The main purpose of Soviet art is to educate the pubjie in the princi ples of and in the spirit of the struggle against bourgeois Pravda called the play just an other page from traditional Amer gangster alien to Soviet detrimental to the cause of education and incomvut iblo with tho idological and esthe tic principle Of our The mvirdpr mystpry opene4 In Moscow last It was a POP oven of the gas stove in the kitch en and the jets were turned Puetz said he dragged her lo the rear tried lo revive nd called police and After firemen revived Puetz with an she only My children The child John and his twin sisters Deborah Lyn and were fully clothed Cora when found drowned inthe bath is manager of a womens apparel shop in suburban A warrant charging PueU with murder was issued by Po lice Magistrate Edward Lundberg on recommendation of an assist ant slates Police Chief Willis Jones ordered a mental Puetz said his wife had a ner vous breakdown but tmit she had appeared content aiU returnjng within the last few days from a visit with relatives in Deputy Coroner Charles Rich ards said u note found in the Puetz kitchen read Notice from Beverly 1 drowned the children trying to kill self but having trouble elec Want police to J did it because I cant handle my Been going on for s o m c has draw unemployment Windsors bill was the hearing in the House chamber by Frank Canlrell of Little who represented the state Cham ber of Commerce and Associated Industries iof Cantrell said the bill docs not exclude strikers from and he said this was a desirable Henry Little Rock attor ney representing the Arkansas State Federation Labor said that under Windsors bill most unemployed workers now eligible could not obtain He plugged Slacks Four Workers Die in Collapse of a TV Tower fft Four men working 700 feet above the ground were hurled to the ir deaths yesterday when a nearly giant television tower buckled and crumbled to the The tower broke in the middle and both sections collapsed in a heavily populated residential area but miraculously did not strike any two broke in the middle and both sections collapsed in a heav ily populated area but miraculously did not strike any The new broadcasting which was to have beed been wondeYfuT off feel when topped with the without time and the kids for have them so mixed up 1 they couldnt be straightened Jaycees Name Jim Arnold in Farm Contest iAt Jast nights JayCee Jim 3 was named Hcmpstcad County Out standing Young Farmer of according to Pod Project Award night is schedul ed for February and all en trants and the Judges of the project are to be present for the Jack Ballard and Sonny President and Past President res pectively of the Magnolia JayCees presented the organizational outline of the Columbia County United Fund is sponsor ed by their presented the Blue Crutch portion bt this years Polio and the Hope JayCees voted to assume the res sponsibility for the sale of the crut ches for this Manager of the Chamber of Commerce was also present as a Backers Feel Sure Sales Tax Hike Will Pass House Man Gels in Affection Suit LITTLE nocic an A judgment been awarded to n Little Rock man in a suit for alie nation of After a brief t Pulskl Circuit Court jury of elglv men and four women yesterday decided In fuvor of Raines against Robert The which sought charged Hardys actions wore responsible for the Rains divorce Hardy denied the Clark Finally Gets Foot Out of His Mouth LITTLE ROCK Ml A bill dc sifined to reprimand Jack Clark of Texarkann was with drawn yesterday after he apol ogized to the Arkansas Senate for filibustering Clark made no excuses in hi brief apology and the leader ol Ihe censure movement ended 11 3y praising the Texarkana sena Uirs action as a commendable isplay of manliness and hlmul Jerry Scrocton of Huzcn ntroducod the bill Friday after Clark held the floor an utile gesture of opposition to n minor House Screetons bill would have eliminated th present sales tax exemption now enjoyed by Screelon said the bills primary purpose was to conserve the time of the More than 30 scua signed Texarkana is exempted from the under a measure which frees a border city from the tux if tin neighboring state has no Texas is the only slate bordering Arkansas which docs not have sales Clark stalled on a bill to re organize the system for Inspecting iqueficdpetroleum gas He aid he was asking for time be cause he had not bee assured lis district would be represented li the 7man board provided in he Student to Be Ordained Here Tonight Glen Seavcr of Arkadelphia will e ordained to the Gospel ministry n a special service February by the Firsl Japtist Church of Beav er surrendered to the ministry ivhile a member of the local chur At the beginning of this school rear ho enrolled as a ministerial ludent at Ouachita Baptist Col Ho is pas or of a mission near Jjs ehurgh has requested his or Some visiting ministers rom Arkadelphia together with IQ pastor and deacons of the First laptist Hope will compose he ordaining The public is welcome to attendthis By LEON HATCH LITTLE ROCK The Ar kansas House today rejected the first of several expected attempts to amend Orval Faubus bill to increase the state sales lax shortly after the measure was called up for a The vote was WM agalns with drawing the bill from final consid eration to pass a on a proposed amendment which would specify that a maximum of 10 per cent of any revenue Increase to public schools could be used to retire bonded The roll call was considered as a not finalindi cation of the House sland on the sales tax Ward of Lee auhor of he propos ed said he favored tho proposal tax Ward led an unsuccessful fight In the 1055 House for a similar in The requested sales tax boost was the first of Faubus propo sals called Up for action In the The sales tax bill and compan ion bills to increase the income tax by lowering personal exemp tions and to increase the severan ce tax charged for removal of bauxllo and coal and other natural resources were passed it tho Senate last week LITLE ROCK Orval Faubus tax program designed to raise an estimated 22 milliondol lars more yearly in slate revenue headed for a decision in Ihe House he House Revenue and Taxa tion by a split late yesterday recommended pass of all three in cluding the highly controversial casMTC iq increasethe tax cent to 3 The committee stamped a do pass approval on the sales tasr bill by Jl to Faubus says thai about 10 millions a year additional may expected if the already passed by tho Senate along with remainder of the tax be comes The vote to recommend passs age of bills calling for increases n the state income tax and in the severence tax was 14 lo Esti mated increase from the former s 5 million dollars yearly for the 1 Even before the committee Eugene Flecman of Missis sippi the House adminis tration floor had announced ic would call the taxation meas ures up for a vote today if tho commute acted on Faubus and his lieutenants claim Continued on Page Two All Around Town iy The 9tar Staff Commercial Egg Production Meet Called A meeting has been called at Hope City Hall for Wednes day night for the purpose of dis cussing a new commercial egg it was announced oy Sonny representative of Cameron Feed AH interested persons are in vitcd to the Besides Cam eron Feed Mill representatives Corn Belt Hatchery staff members will also be present to outline the firms proposed new commercial egg The Weather George finance man of the 1957 March of Dimes drive reports total collections as to February at he break dpnatjons as Jows fed River Arsenal stead workers gave general donation totaled Shover HD Club gent in Garland Fultoa was being built for sta by the John oul i Pesasiey Construction of MUS Another addressed To said J hope you can build a 1 have ruined all this kids and my own do You deserye so much bettor I failed you and I couldnt jiu The four workers for the construction wore iden tified as Donald Ward Tuc George Union Ray Max Hubert Leu Mo ana CjiUCpr Junior High Wons Club coffee aftd Kiwanis Coffee plus the 8 Will Mohpn family of met are very thankful for the many donations and help given by neigh bors fplJpwjiig a Hvfi which Iroyoci their home belongings they were to Adam Quthrie Attending a Bpy Seoul February g3 Preston Hunt were yje amy CJyde Joe Kpgsey of Walter Balch of Nashville and Chester Anderson of f the purpose was to instruct tho elder men sp they Jn turn train the Scouts of Pjney son of William Campbell of Kevins it San Plegq the aircraft carrier uss after six months duty in western Pspiflp yjsited KPPS k Japan and Word around town is that taifcs Experiment Station report for ending at 7 High Low precipitation of an inch February rainfall inches Total rainfall for year ARKANSAS Cloudy with rain or a few thundershowers this shorn o o Not change in temperatures warmer south are in for ggjg of jfte P Meter ag encys shop didnt lr pus ness Monday to another flowntown th9 corner Second and a new muc li except TH ASSOCIATED AH sections of cloudy with occasional rain drizzle a few tlumdershowery this tonight and to Not much change in tem High this after low to mid 50 low 50s mid 60s to near 70 upper 40s to mid 60s mid 50s to near 70 soutiiwest low mid to high low to mid 40s northeast and low to low 60 southeast and store fettlng ready open for business in oi The Little JlQcl Miami Memphis Chicago Los Angeles Seattle Press H L 40 80 73 61 46 W 5 09 48 T 40 37   

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