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>v X-tSSffRpm^. a -n •»(«-- "Tt«« . < people in - drfcas, t>f "Asm. .f htet .licit' ^of Stale -indicated tftbfcftftfcki -diminished t likely war, 1 for some ' uw.-f.Li*'! ... is* divided the Questions , t ,.-x-» JnistrfiUoh -has Ifcllng! Should -this r coun- "' *""-"'' "T *Asia and. If swiu;u««.«» & what way 1 ? !tniritrys*has no guarantee ' "' Asia-the people there muolfeia' under commu- ireference, ' by internal i, or "by aggression in one Mother, 1 , \, as this, country and its c»u give we.iAsians>*a new $!tf hope Btid J dteteUoH' &ftd Stl' a* reason .to" stay out of im an obvious way is help*«# l the *dobf -is left am'f.Jn.»pcvcrty -and ig- "'despairf"«and discon- tiMfniMslsf 'happy "" HOfl ITA«. H BM. •AtKAMIAI UN Secretary Talks With Red Envoy Dating anil mem- Mabinet, reportedly * • f ' a' pro^expanding trade , agree- countries. fur- 8nd v tech- — This striking wooden crucifix is sas. n« Qf st Franccsco in Oristano, Sardinia. (»Jb >,W ***«•"•— —-.— -" - v - - - ft .D«.»nc$i?*<to others. The fpjbgr'am was described as Sw^fta'bUUay O f 100 million Sjuntryi"vlould 'almost cer- end far more than that if tools' 8ff|fald program but ertainte-far less .than the " ' dollars /• put into the ' • tolielp s fest Eu- -iess^any such program Into-trouble in-Congress, Ire' Uaslbeen a developing PRESCOTT NEWS fey GU8TAV SVENSSON STOCKHOLM, Sweden (/P) U. N. Secretary General Dag Nammari skjold announced last night after a fnettin? With Comunist China's afnbassador to Sweden thtt he Still plans to leave for Peiping sometime after Dec. 26 but the exact date has no tbeen set. „... As Hammafskjold conference at-a luncheon .with Ihe envoy . Gen, Keng Piao, Peiping radio broadcast further legal arguments, against the release of the 11 U. S. fliers China is holding as spies, the radio quoted a brief by a Chinese judge that the Korean armistice epplied only to the North Koreans and the Chinese "volunteers" in Korea not to the Chinese peasants and police the broadcast said had captured the airmen. An official announcement from Hammarskjold said his 2'/ 2 -hour discussion with Keng was on practical matters concerning his mis sion to China. The secretary general will se^k the release .of the American airmen " ad ,alt other U. N. personnel still held by the Chinese since the Korean War. U. N. Press Chief Wilder Foote aid all details of Hammarskold's China trip would be announc- d as soon as they have been set- led. He said no further meetings were planned with the Chinese before he secretary general's'.return to New York tomorrow. The Peiping broadcast yesterday quoted Mei Ju-a'o, a Chinese jus- ;ice at the Japanese war crimes trials after World War.II, as saying the case of the American fliers had nothing to do with the Korean armistice because the truce Former Arkansas Educator >^F»* *C" v 1 COMMON , HAHCOM Develop if lecling for years that the time.hns come to cut down or cut out altogether the granting of American dollar aid. There seems to be disagreement within the Eisenhower Cabinet over what should be done. On Doc. 6 Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey said: "No pro- cram has been adopted." On Dec. 7 Dulles said the principle of aid for Asia had been approved within the administration. He said the administration would ask Congress tp approve Monday, December 20 The American Legipn and th Auxiliary will have their annua Christmas -party at the Legion Hut Monday at 7 p. m. 4,'examines the life-size molar of a huee ammaieu iu, uv». ..~.~d "King" during pre-Christmas Snvefltag of toported toys at the Hess Toytown, Allentown Pa. Thirtylie-size animal toys in the collection are all animated by inirty "special electric units concealed in their bodies. HART MAN (UP) — Miss Ocie Bivins, 48, former president of the Arkansas Education association died at 11 a. m. Spunday at St. Vincent's hospital in Little Rock. The prominent Arkansas educa tor had undergone brain surgery Friday. Miss Bivins had TJeen a member of the Hartrnand school faculty for 3? years as principal and teacher of home economics. She began teaching at the age of 15 year and received'her economics degre from Arkansas State Teachers col lege in 1935, by doing summe work. She also had done .graduat work at the university of Arkan sas. • . At the time 'of her death, sh was vice president of the Natior al Education Association's.. v depar ment of ; hdme economics. SSrieiser td as secretary'jof the d^parthien from 1948 to 1956, and was! :a del gate to its workshop at Miam Fla., in 1953. ' • / i '• &hc was born at Center Hi! near here, the daughter of Mr. an Mrs. Wesley Bivins. Surviving are six sisters. Funeral arrangements are complete. Lie-detecting devices are right Sticks to His Tidal-Wave Prediction vj CHICAGO (UP) Mr. Charles Laughead stuck to his prediction oday that a tidal wave will engulf hicago tomorrow. But the fright- ul prophecy didn't seem to old water with the city's umm- ressed residents. Laughead interviewed at the: su- urban Oak Pa.rk home of Mrs. Dorothy Martin, where he is a owe guest, replied "Certainly vhen asked if he still expected the idal wave to show up Tuesday. \ The 44-year-old physician, who vas fired from his post at Michigan State coUeeo because of his Bloomy nredictions, said be was •not permitted to reveal" where ind how he expected to spend i . tr-m' But Chicagoans were displaying a magnificent unconcern. There were no 'reports of prrparalions for a flight to the rooftops. Incoming commuter trains were as crowded as ever. . And final-week shoppers who jammed the stores and carted home Christmas trees seemed confident of leing here and being dry como applied on the Communist side only to prisoners captured by the North Koreans and Chinese "volunteers." This fitted in with China's conten- iton that she officially was not in- olved in the Korean W.'ir. •ntithap-CreqmuIsion. It broijchialwfem to help en phlegm . ends beechwood ticf. ( , It Sp'rlutal Life Group Meets The Spiritual Life Group of tho First Methodist Church met on Wednesday morning in the home of Mrs. Imoh Gee with 12 members present. Mrs. J. B. Hesterly voiced the opening'prayer and conducted the study on "What Prayer Can Do." The meeting adjourned with prayer by Mrs. L. C. Gatlin. , Mrs. .Robinson Entertains Corrle Scott Class Members of the Corrie Scott Sun day School Class of the First Bap tist Church were entertained wit! party toy Mrs. Met and "first director of tlie .Duaaei| tio Robinson> teacher of the class under this administration, to organ- ^ her hQme on Wednesday after * 3: u »4n 4Viio- fniinT.rv s oro. ,. On Dec. 10 Harold Stassen, director of the Foreign Operations Ad- m^nistratfon, also said tne principle had been adopted and that the tdminislration would present an Asia aid program to Congress m Dec 11 Eisenhower appointed -*^ »•*•*• ,. * v,ii ^=- - — ------ .-, , s Joseph M. Dodge, Detroit banker | a chl , istmas pal . t y toy Mrs. and first director of the budget | Ue Robinson> teacher of the - uner , . ize and coordinate this country s worldwide economic •;. 'stiuggle against communism. Dulles explained to a news con- as directed. k " to please ference Dodge is ,. Of the machinery needed to on an aid program and that concrete plans would be made after cre Dodge turns in his report. fcy EDMUNDS CLAU.SSEN 1954, W. Edmuiids Cloussm. Prior copyright, StonjofdJ'ubliMtioM.Jnfc The story; because erstwhile \ gboard the steamboat, neutral Captain Crotch has helped Crotc h • found himself this out Union Army Lieutenant Lane mO rning in the clutches of a wicked . . __i-.**.:., H -» i* if I A Khiumeiltt I v T-I_* J m, fv , A wi orlnr Vlllfl only about 75 to 85 per cent of hg Saturday. ,._,„ One near iiui"- «— — tlme ' 'scheduled an "end-of-lhe-world' .party to start tonight and end barges." , when "the world ends" or when "1 wouldn't try that, Crotcn. ' ljdal wavc ar rives. Sponsors Jamison's a pretty ringy customer. L, sure it would be a marathon I wouldn't want to feel responsible ™ t ^ for whatever happens to you. After ^ w ^ n told 1he city was gcner- all, you've made a blunder. Own skeptical of ~ his prediction, up to it." - Laughead said, "Naturally. But "Now you're talking a b o u th,, - u find O ut." Spiingfield rifles?" J . — Slade nodded mutely but his SECRET REPORT Adam's apple was dancing vigor- WAS ,t INGTON (U p) The Navy ously beneath the hairy hide of his W ^J^ 1 +:. keeo secret a re- throat, belying all calmness. 'My has nrc oared by the Woods Hols partner is a man with definite po-poi^epaied by .. ,,_ sssTAis-js sr-bS »FS^«SI ^ mcd foisted, upon others but which .at silent: proRu. . rned wilh tne the same time, must bo respected. J- ne rl -P" _, „„,.„«. n n noise protecting a rifle shipment Before dawn Amador had seared to face out." Crotch said. Boyle In protecting a rmc ""^ , mood. Before aawn AIUHUUI n"" Crotch's competitor Captain Jam • gone sp iashing downriver towing a sor is attempting to steal his busl-l trjng Qf barges j n tandem. There ness. Sugar Logan, who runs a" was omy one place Jamison might ore mill in the Colorado RiverL b those barges, one . . . town of La Paz, is a Southern sym-P^ h t could have SUP pii e d been solidly, injured by you ac- p-lhlzer and Jamison warts Logan K the C argo. Those barges had tions. The simplest thing you can to- cancel his contract with Hiver-j^'^ 8 ^ $500 advanced by o. Crotch, is tear up your agree- i i r+ --.4-iltt P. rntr.h. ' I « i _i_ j? i« w rt *. 'Viic. flnnr-vnl T-TpntVl ^£^sw»;^ ta r'- - Ul U1C1 i=> ow - - . _^^j« — had to rabbit wh-.le .swimming.^ Continued from Page One Why become a cat? "It's very simple," boat Captain Crotch lady XIII Jj^JJli |y)U'J.I< f»iV»A »f.uww Crotch for labor, his General Heath ,hac': brought the timber upriver from Port Isabel, he had the contract in his safe, naming his ship ty?e" ; ? " £HtJanrfw to a windjammer was dea d- S et on- reining him complete- D0BBS Ideal /or the Man Good Taste 'for *ny ^ personalized gift that AnJ »t |» so easy lo give! The exchanged obbs of for noon. Arrangements of nandina berrie were placed on the coffee tab] and the lamp tables. " . _. Mrs. Robinson read a Christmas prayer after which the -afternoon was spent visiting. Gifts were exchanged from a miniature decorated Christmas tree placed on the dining table covered with a hand crocheted cloth. Mrs. Robinson was .presented with a lovely picture. A salad course, Christmas cookr ies-and Russian tea were served to 17 members and a guest, Mrs. Denton Robinson of Camden. Wests'de >H. D. Club Has Christmas Party Christmas was in the -air Decem-j ber 15, at 7 p. m., when members of tho West Side Home Demonstration Club held their annual "party at Mrs. W. B. Sage's home which was beautifully decorated. Mrs. W. P. Sage of Glenwood >and Martha and Mary Adam were guests. Miss Sue Keeley sang "Good Christian Men, .Rejoice" and Mrs. Jack Leslie gave the Devotional and led the group in singing Carols accompanied at the old fashioned organ by Mrs. W- S,, Black. Mrs. A. E. McGuire 1 conducted the short business meeting and minutes of the last meeting were read by Mrs. Fred White. Roll call was answered by each telling "One of the things I like best about Chrilst- mas." Certificates were presented to the following for having read 25 books recommended for the Arkansas Family reading program: Mrs. E, Adam, Mrs. W. S. Black, Mrs W. B. Sage, Mrs. James Lambert, Mrs. Harry Keeley, and Mrs. J. G. Westmoreland. Miss Lorctta McCIennahan presented an interesting article on the ways Christmas is observed in other countries. There was a gift exchange a round the gaily decorated tree with Martha and Mary Adam playing the part of Santa. Gifts were also presented by tlie club to Miss McCIennahan, Mrs. McGuire and Mrs. W. F. Spears. A tasty dessert plate was served by the hostess assisted toy Mrs, Keeley, The next meeting will be January 19, 2 p. rn. al the home of Mrs. W, E. Milam, 412 W Elm St Dr and Mrs. J. B. Hesterly were Wednesday vsiitors in to be born with one on , .hat wouldn't ;go out of style.' ; Editor'.s, Note: Then. why. didn t She<teant to .become a mink?.. AH women .are after mink coats.. Boyle's :Note:- Well, ..that's .the trouble with'being born in a mink coat. You rarely get., to wear, it long yourself. . -••.... ; .. Some-men at cocktail parties,say the only animal they would .con- Eider being-is a, lion. Bu.t a. surprising number , of fat fellows, ex- ,j.Qr< .ircuioici KJ « T.^—J—-— . t . nn npw exoerience. Celestial Cnma jy. .11 clay musfreturn home to China- * K was a black ^morning indeed i died in an estate too poor &s Crotch shifted his pace into his for .shipment, of his re- hurried dogtrot toward the millm b if a to or . home, then his tox was company's offices. JJlJ^JIig »*«••*•*»*• : . • ;, press an urge to be an elephant. I pondered, this for a long time before coming UP with what ;I feel is the right answer. They merely have become . f.ond - ; of ; munching peanuts .on the cocktail circuit, and don't went to.-lose the-habit. . It took me. years of mulling to make a decision in my cwn case. A- roaring lion? ;No. Rearing of any kind frightens me, and I can't see myself doing -it. for my ,own pleasure. I hote,-r.aw meat, too. And you can :im&gine a bold lion after dragging home the bacon, meekly asking his lioness "Please, until such time as his friends could pay the white. man's fare home. They could freely subsist on a mere .handful of. rice a day, but never must their bodies be allowed to : stay on foreign soil. •• •"We'll take him, of course," Crotch slowly told China Boy. Then cs an afterthought, "What did this cne die ,of?" :..-•• , ' ..'Him allee time ride horse for the Feast of.the Lanterns. Him al- lee time get thlown off. Him get thlown into hogpen. Hogs no likee hogs bitee.", ....'..' .a Ashore,, the constant .repercussion : of the fire.works attending i Chung- Wong's funeral came to him faintly; the yellow Celestials,would. newly built of yellow timber, a lov shedlike structure attached to th straggling mill building proper The door was unlocked and he en tered without knocking. John Slad was -behind his roundtop desk, ob "Nevertheless," Slade gave a D Jeht shrug to his shoulder, "he's been solidly injured by your actions. The simplest thing you can o, Crotch, is tear up your agree- ent." "Or," Crotch s&id, "retpke my argcs from Jamison. When I ome bar.k to La Paz I'll let you ave my bill for hauling ore to the ulf at $10 a ton. You set a policy his morning. So far as La Pax Milling goes, might is right." The General Heath had a single- ylinder, vertical beam low-pres- iire engine the same ferry engine that had powered them around he Horn in '49. Perhaps her slop- ng prow gave the Heath the look of a scov.', yet Crotch was bringing ler down to Castle Dome in a little Ticre than five hours, a record that would stand a good many years. Goss was still smarting from the smashed face Burke's log had JJICCnaj atj»**«*ta ,.~— if you don't know how to COOK pork can't you at least hold a match under it for a while? Being a mongrel dog, loved by a lonely child, does appeal to me. But it v/ould be just my luck to come back as a trick-performing poodle living in a penthuc.se on Park avenue and walked every day at the end of a leash held by some dippy blonde. No, th&nk you. One life on a leash in a doghouse off Park avenue is enough for me, fun though it's been. I.. want change. : , . .. A milk cow is a wonderfully useful cic-ature a strolling factory m a leather cover. Switching from cigar-chomping to .-. cud-chewing wouldn't be too much of a change, but there : are other., requirements and well to tell you the full truth I was born ticklish. Yep, even on the soles .<of my feet. Right now. I'-m.in the rrwod to become a wild horse gallpmg_ free on the open range, trailed by a herd of admiring fillies, and feeling the fresh breeze tosring my mane. Oh that wind in my long proud mane. Don't expect me to tell you why I made this choice. When you are middle-aaed, growing bald, ..sma feel your arches falling then you'll remember and understand. What kind of an animal would- you choose to be in a future; e^ istence? Make w .your own rrond< Don't ask your wife or you might , continue their elaborate ceremon until nearly the final moment be ,'iously awaiting him. Well"Migb t as well get th VVtli ATii.'b 1 -' " "" ' •-• nto the open. Let Crotch bello- and rage; Sugar Logan had ha ro stomach for it after the barge had been literally handed to Jam son, had ridden off leaving the en tire filthy business in Slude's la "well, Logan and I have abo decided our agreement wilh yo was premature. The truth of tl matter is that Navigation has been granted the ore shipments. So.far as the barges go, we will have to reimburse you for them." 'NOTICE I have moved my Dental Office from 117* West Second Street to my new location at DR. SAM W. STRONG 514 S. ELM STREET liven him. He ssid shortly,' "You feelin' better?" ' ••_•••• "You heard of course, what Lane told me before we left La Paz? Goss grinned tightly. "He has got every right to lay it on thick The Rebels had his goose cooke( until Melott jumped in last night.' "A report to his ranking oficer,' Crotch scoffed sardonically ."He' mentioning Jim for' -bravery in the defense of La Paz. I told him t report on Ch'ina Boy if he had to d it but leave Jim out of it. Melof can't be listed for brave ry wit the Federal war office!" "I've got.a contract; I'll take the (To Be Continued) Christmas LIGHTS 89c to $2.98 • Candles White, Red r Green • Hawser Candles. John S. Gibson Drug Co. Phone 7-2201 Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor I _ Alex. H. Washburh The Timber Industry And Hie Threat of Taxation Programs In a policy stntement to the press this last week-end the Arkansas ",' food Products Association dis- iSissed two great threats which confront the timber industry: in the woods, and an unfriendly! attitude on taxes. Waldo Tiller o£ Little Rock, president of the group, pointed out that Arkansas now has more than 300 woodworking plants;- their gross sales are nearly 300 million. they employ 30,- Star fcasi fetal ftoeft, ttnJgtii «ftd fcuieh 56TH YEAR: VOL. 56 — NO. 58 Star of MOM IM», A'*". .I! 4 ' J«n. 1*1 1*29 Youth Says He Didn't Murder Brinklev Woman By WILLIAM W. HUGHES LITTLE ROCK (UP) Was dollars a year; —„ , 000 persons directly, and another .Billy Ray Wlilinghaln telling the 50.00U in related enterprises. jtruth when he confessed to tha '(jjf'The economy of Arkansas," he killing said, "is iu a measure tied to our industry." of Mrs. Sue Fuller? And his confession to the crime beaten out of him? Wlilingham's arrest "and his re- Which I would call the greatest understatement of 1954. Only ag- ported repudiation of his confes riculture exceeds lumbering as a uion have caused almost as great common denominator of prosperity U, stir among Arkansas citizens as in our state. j the brutal murder itself. Mr. Tiller observes that his Reporters who attended a hews industry is making notable progress | confercnce nar i y Sunday morning in expanding its fire protection program for the forests, and then !>«. poses the problem of equitable taxation with this paragraph: "We must guard against excessive taxation upon timber producing acreage as such taxation forces premature cut- tins of our limber resources to the damage of everyone concerned. We must- also guard against excessive tax burdens so that Arkansas producers can meet price competition on timber products Irom our /akieiuhboring states. We must continue to sell outside Ar- - kaasas to stay in business." This timely challenge recalled at which' Willingham repeated his confession, learned that he knew amazing details of the crime particularly for someone whc since has se.id he'didn't do it, Willingham knew tlie contents of the purse which the killer had-tak- cn from the victim and thrown into a tree in tha back yard. He knew the type of clasp on the purse. its color, shape and size. He knew where light switches were located in the Fuller home. He knew where each room was located. He told newsmen he had earlier informed officers he had eaten two of five biscuits that were in the kitchen. When officers invest- HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, &ECIMBER 11, 19S4 German Beauty Is Sentenced By TOM REEDY Mtmbtr: th. Art*cta»«d MM ft A«IK taAM *) AY. N« P41d Clrtl. • Mot. tMdIAft SSjrt. », 1*54 —• M PRICE *c Military Told to Cut Forces to me one of the lesser-known igated, they found three biscuits provisions of the late lamented|i e ft in the kitchen'just as Williri'g- Ameridment 43 which the voters-hym said they would. defeated in November. The very He also described in detail the point Mr Tiller made -in the fore- victim's body as It was when he going paragraph — that timber is^yd left it, including the fact that highly vulnerable to an ad valoremjner pants had been dragged off.o.ie lux assessing —Nvas'leg. system ol tv*.'- «~~. n . —«- _ „ j lsuussed when our Joint Tax Prosecuting Attorney J. B. Heed evision Committee worked out'.soid he asked Willingham' wha the ori; ment in 1U52. 1 ^,|^IJllllJ.bU^.W >yv**i..-w —• « - »*— -— - ~- 1J i 'inal draft of the amend-;kind of light switch was located to Little Rock the 'fall of The general idea behind Amend- • to the average true market value of property, reducing the millage rate proportionately — but our commiitee specifically exempted timber from the whole ad valorem the kitchen of the Fuller: home Willingham said that he (had to pull a string suspended from '-i pwicth in the ceiling light. Reed said that was an exact de-scrip tion of the kitchen light.- Reed asked Willingham to de scribe the contents of a p ur .> which hsd been taker, from th victim Willingham said it contain amendment which the voters looked at, and then defeated, in" November. It was obvious to the committee that there were two special hazards in extending an ad valorem tax against standing timber. First, a man might pay taxes on his forest for 10 years, and then see it go up in smoke. Second, there are wido fluctuations in the market value of lumber between the time the :jbedling lakes root and the time the log finally goes to market.' The Joint Tax Revision Committee therefore recommended I< that the taxing of timber be confin- rouge and a key. Reed asked him if "^ vyroi- a.;, bunch' ; 'of keys,? TO SECRET JAIL — Nineteen-year-old Billy Ray VVill- Ingham, Berry/Ala'., confessed slayer of Mrs. Sue Fuller In Brlnkley, Ark., Dec. 12, Aivas whisked away to a secret jaU by police Monday because of high feeling over the murder in east Arkansas. — N EA Telephoto Hands Off of Move to Oust McCarthy By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (fP)— Two crats said today they expect their,' party colleagues to keep hands of any Republican mover to . unseat Sen. McCarthy OR-Wis) as a member of the Senate Investigation subcommittee. "Sen.-eect Clifford Case (R-NJ) has announced he will attempt to keep McCarthy off the inquiry group McCarthy headed i n the GOP-controlled 83rd Congress. Case has said he will demand a roll call on the question when Con- By C. YATES McDANlEL WASHINGTON (fP) — The military services have been told *tO star pruning 403,000 from the! : present over-all strength to reac > the 2,815,000-man level the admii istration thinks is about right the current cold war. In disclosing a manpower cu back program yesterday, Secr&- tary of Defense Wilson said : t will be accompanied by a 50 pel cent slash in draft calls startinl in February, When the announce^ quota of 20,000 is to be dropped t) 10,000 or 11,000. Quotas have beei running about 20.000 for man: months. Wilson said an improved s'ttua tion in ,-the Far Ea,st and "bette opportunities for .peace" every •where entered into President Eisen hower's decision to trim the sery ices. Only the Air Force,'which wil continue its gradual buildup 975,000 nun in the next 18 months escapes t'ie trimming! In the same period —that is, b .Tune 30, 1956 —the Army will drop. 25 per cent of its current strength to level off at an even one mil-lion. The Navy is down for a 6 per ••.-"••* 'Irom present strength to i.' 'O and the Marine Corps' will'urop 14 per cent to 190,000. BERLIN 'JB A beautiful German brunette was sentenced to five ears in prison today after she ilerded guilty to seducing secreUi >ut of two U. S. intelligence offi ers for Russian pay. The names of the two Ameri- :ans were not introduced in court U. S. officials said previously the black-eved charmer yiargaratihs Schmidt Irmgard wajs the nistress of an Air Force intelligence colonel and had oceasiona' dates with a civilian intelligence chief The prosecution described her as one of the most dangerous spies encountered here since World Wuv II, Britain Flatly Rejects Strap German Autumn Ended WithChilly Weather ' By United Press Autumn ended its 1954 career to day with a cold wave that grippbd the nation's eastern half with Us chilliest weather of the season. On the last day of fall temperatures were in the 20's as far south as northern Florida and dipped as deep as 10 below at Pellston Mich. .. ' The temperature fell deep Into the 'teens at New York City as one inch of snow was expected to make highways dangerous in the' Boston area. Snow and Ice also made driving boga~ city power official testified dangerous in such normally mild * * 11 j ii ' J; „„. ,4-*>»3 T\ii_»f\n~! MUAAr*' «n 4-\+n f^n*tf\\\v*r\e • ttnofm'tl TV A Invaded in Two Directions, Witness Says WASHINGTON W) Chatta rea Over-all strength for , all : services last month was 3,218,000. gress meets next month. Senators Monroney -Okla) and "Only one said. key,'* Willingham opc-n The kind used normally to a dresser or. bureau draw- cr." Reed said that was an exact ed to a severance tax, when the trees are cut. collected It seems to this writer that our committee of two years ago anticipated the menace which Mr. Tiller finds in most tax programs. But Governor Cherry abandoned ; .Amendment 43; very little effort was made by any of- the informed groups to explain this measure to the people — and so a worth-while tax reform bill was destroyed by an avalanche of ballots simply voting -"No" against any and all measures ou the November ticket. 'description 3f the key. What kind of clasp was on tho purre?" Resd asked the boy. i'It opened with two bras.-, ear.5 that stuck up from the top of the purse," WilUngham said. Reed said that also was true. What did Willingham do when \-.e left the house? He said he stood on the back porch of the place and emptied seme of the contents of the purse. Then he waked out into the yard _:nd flung away the purse and the stick of kindling wood he used to kill Mrs. Fuller. "Where did you throw them?" Reed tsked. "To the left," Willingham re That was where they were found. How did the door to Mrs. Ful ler's bedroom open? Willingham said it swung to the Space Ships Question efrs 'Dreamy' Reply By ELT"N C. FAY left. That, also was true. WASHINGTON I/Pi There was the matter of the bis cuits. There were five biscuits i the kitchen when Willingham wen into the house, he said. He at two of them. Officers found three biscuits left Finally, Mrs.' Fuller was kille Secretary of by a blow which officers sai kind of animal - do ypu »«*JH?' V 9 been acttog-Ww «P **$** ' Kindness draws R curtain,, ¥ r MISS JAN RO BISON MISS MERCURY 1955 Mrs. Adam Guthrie, Adam Guthric Jr., and Miss Cavol Scott motored to Little Rock Wednesday for the day. tv Stert Mrs. H. B. DeLamar and Mrs- C. A. Hestevly spend Wednesday in Tcxarkana, Fisher Hole a nearly 'WP'Size tt&wre the jo&y oW saint Jrpm hi? when he 'wa§n'| iOOHmg. as their 'guests, Mrs, W. J», Sa of Glenwood. . ' Mr. and Mrs- J. A- Cole have turned fi'orn a vi?U r r Defense Wilson has termed questions about space ships "n little dreamy" and, •disclaimed knowledge" t.f such studies by the Pentagon, but his department said today it is actively exploring the possibility 'of cheating aritficial earth satellites. t Anti i thas been doing that for least six years. In response to a question about the stE.tus of a program men- tionod in a 1943 report sy the first secretary o£ defense, James For- reslal, the Defense Department today Have this official answer: "Studies relating to a Katellit3 program as mentioned in 1948 are active and are proceeding at a rate commensurate with the . technical, state at tbe art. £ t "These studies are being coor- ciinaled within the office of lha secretary of defense and provide for full utilization of the corn bined: efforts .cf the services-" could only have been delivered b a man who was swinging th stick of wood with his left hand It turned out that Willingham i left-handed. Rather than beating a ccnfe sion out of Willin gha m, officers said they had a hard time keep ing him from making his confe Sparkman (D-Ala.) said in separate interviews they regard McCarthy's committee assignments] Jas. "strictly a Republican They forecast that ' rats will suppo/t any recomrnen- ations the conference of /all Re- ublican senators makes.;'.' ,. Monroney, one of the severe enate critics of McCarthy's con- oversial investigative methods, aid that whether McCarthy re- Labor Leader Gets 15 Years Sentence EAST ST. LOUIS ,I11.'(/P) — Evan R. Dale, a op southern Illinois labor leader, received a 15-year prison sentence , and $10,000 line today for racketeering. U. S District Judge Fred- L ' called ale "a rnenace '' ' oday' that the disputed Dixon- Yatcs power contract v/ould permit two utilities to "nvade" the Tennessee Vslley public power rea from two directions. . '' States Rights Finley, general su- 3°rirjtendent of Chattanooga Elec- lic Power Board, asked the, Securities Exchange ' Commission ISEC) to deny permission for the •nains a member of the inquiry roup "is hot the business of the ppositibn party." Arkansas Weather For the period Dec. 21-25; Arkansas Temperatures Will :ange near normal. Normal mini •num 28-38 north and 5!8>49 south Normal maxima 48-84. Cooler on Thursday. Warmer on Saturday. Little or no precipitaiton indicated. Won't Stand for Pilfering of Any Files By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON — Rep. 'Wai LONDON jeeted the : Soviet HusslajWlll.sorfii treaty, of aluance\tt; ratifies thej Parls^ agref free and ream* Westerft< •JHer ' ^ajestyJ^I would much regret JHtJ Soviet areas' as the Carolinas, eastern Tennessee and Georgia. Warmer weather was expected later today in the East and in the nation's, western hall most temperatures were mild.; Near Miami, Fla., mounted policemen and volunteers searched for a speechless five-year-old boy who Wandered away from a Christ- Dixon-Yates utility group to build mas party during southern Flori- new 107 million dollar plant at West Memphis, Ark. Finley said the' contract would violate laws against an excessive consolidation of utility holding companies The Middle South Utilities, Inc. da's coldest weather; of the year. Lalor, can disconnected The boy, Shapley bpeak only a few and the • Southern Co. propose building the plant under a 25 year contract with the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to supply the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with some of the future power TVA will furnish AEC. Finley .testified this would mean. •words .and was a student at a school for exceptional children. He disappeared Sunday. The cold weather hampered the search for bodies of passengers of an Italian airliner which plunged into ice Jamaica Bay at New York.- •• • rln central Mexico, .meanwhile, the season's 'first freeze killed at least foi5r:,pej-son's .who were sleeping in doorways andl, vacant lots. . ,-•* : *,./$•".." - '• •'•'••' ••'-••'••••- "i ter (D-Pa) said today he will not tolerate any "surreptitious methods, or the outright pilfering of files from security agencies" When lip becomes chairman ol the House Un-American Activities Committee. Walter, slated, to head the' c6nv mittee when Democrats organize Congress next month, made plain in an interview that he had In mind the case bf a secret FBI document which found its way into committee files, and perhaps other instances. Committee sources last week asld n Air Force intelligence agent, lea 1 Fosson, ha ddelivered a copy f an FBI security file to commit- ee staff investigators. They 'said lie Air Force forced him to reign his captain's commission Nov. 3 and the committee hired him he next day as an $8,200-a-year nvestigator. There has been no comment from Van Fosson, they hay6 klW'ays attlfche aricet? werev £6 f be * caricef riuled ' by the-, Sovlet'^ofef a Foreign, Office ,' ""At the •state and to the men you repre sented." Dale headed the AFL La borers and Hodcarriers Union in southern' Illinois. He was convfcted two weeks ago for trying to extort $1,030,000 from the builder of a Joppa, Ilh, power plant and of extorting ?7,5»'0 from a subcontractor on the project. The 190-miUion-dollar plant is to supply power for an a'ttmic energy project. ; t; Mr. and'Mrs.. W. B- Sage have and Texas , Humphrey has been described as firmly opposed to any more big Marsh&U Plan outlays. SU.&sen has said any Asian aid program would Mrs Denton Robinson, Dennie -n and Deborah o| Camden were Wednesday and Thursday guests of Mrs. Mettle Robinson, 321 S, Laurel in Hope. THE TRADING POST Yowr UnfiQln-Mersury Dealer , Ark, -'Ji^iAsi sion. Police said at first they were prone to discount his story. One fiicer said he kept saying he did .'. &nd when his questioners told lim to not to make a confession ink'ss it was a true one, Will- gham would reply: "Okay, then I didn't do it." Finally however, he started giv- ng details of the attack on Mrs. Fuller details which the officers •aid they checked and found to b<? rue. By RAY STEPHEN CLARENDON -- Wl The 19-yeai old Alabama transient charged with the slaying of Mrs. Miltov Fuller said last night that he admitted the killing only after he was beaten by police, but his state ment brought quick and emphatic denials from Officers. Billy Ray Willingham of Flor cnce, Ala., has been charged wit! first degree murder in the death of the 25-ysar-old Brinkley, Ark mother of two children. He told an Associated Press re porter in an Interview at the coun ly jail here: I didn't kill that woman, I jus did to get it ove to}d th°m that with.'Mrs. Fuller was beater, fatah; Ike Seeking Progressive Leaders By MARVI|| L. ARROWSMITH WASHNGTON I/P) President Ei- ienhower is taking steps to secure Republican party control in the lands of leaders he considers 'progressive moderates." One step in that direction came ast night at aWhite House stag dinner to which the President invited many 01 the men who helped him win the nominlion in 1952 and played a major role in his success- Ail campaign. Talk at the dinner reportedly did not deal with the big question whether Eisenhower will seek a second term. But the guests ^n- uluded men like Leonard W. Hall, chairman of the Republican National Committee, who have voiced confidence publicly that the President will run again. Others v/ho were present are known to be convinced that Eisenhower who has declined to discuss his 1D56 plans publicly, will bed for another term. Emphasis at the dinner, ( how- ver was understood to have been Imost entirely on Eisenhower's elermination to build and main- ain a Republican party led by 'progressive moderates." French Debate on German Pact Continues PARIS .{m France's great de .-ate on approval or rejection of Sermon rearmament continued in the National Assembly today with a review of reports from the final :ix of the chamber's 11 commit- ,ces. After the last of the committee reports-five 'were submitted last night the floor was to be thrown cr>en to general debate. There was a chance, however, that a test vote mgiht be posed on the' Defense Committee's • recommendation to postpone the debate. Should such a motion be forthcoming, it was expected to go down to defeat in the face of Premier Pierre Mendes-Frence's de Doom Prophet Calls Off Prediction By ALFRED LEECH CHICAGO (UP) Dr. Charles Laughead said today he had received a "message" that Chicago will not be destroyed by tidal waves and earthquakes as he predicted and the end of the world is not at hand. The ousted Michigan State College physician said the "message" came from forces In outer space four hours and forty five minutes after Chi- cigo's supposed day of doom had begun. The reprieve was granted through the intercession of God. who "is in they m!dst," Laughead quoted the "message" as saying. Laughead said he and 13 other believers in the imminent end of the world sat in a suburban Oak Park home all night waiting for "the taiher's message," vaping, our- territory 'outli-.of •:: tlie west" and that the Southern Co., would invade us from the south." The SEC hearing, which had een concentrated on financial al echical issues was enlivened ear- ier with a tale of a myrterious elephone call. • Testimony late yesterday was hat a "very disturbed" but uh- dentified contributor to the University' of Mississippi made the elephone call to university officials. He was said to have objected to, or- at least questioned the >ropriety 'of, a university dean ap- jearing as. a witness for opponents of the project. •David James, attorney for Private sponsors of the project, re- lerred to this as "scandalous material."H e protested an attempt was being made to show that .the witness, Dr. Fredrick H. Kellogg, dean of engineering, ".had been . hev modest h°«ie early Sunda threatened in connection with his testimony." James said the utility officials lie represented had made no such effort and if anyone else did anything "to give any shred of substance to this sort of thing, it was completely unauthorized and we repudiate it." With the hearings scheduled to end today or tomorrow, it appeared questionable whether the source of the reported call ever would'be traced on the record. Joseph Volpe Jr., attorney for apponents of the project who brought up the telephone call, said it was up to the commission to decide first whether it • would press the matter. More than 700,000 U. S, families are broken each year by the death of the husband or wife. Offshore Bonanza, ReportSqys WASHINGTON ($ The maga zine U. S. News and World Repor said today offshore oil land devel cpment now promises to be huge bonanza for the federaltreas iiry and a muclv smaller one to Texas and Louisiana. A copyrighted article in the mag azine's current issue says that contrary to expectations when th< 'tidelands" controversy raged, tb federal government stands to rea; a profit six times as great as th Gulf Coast states. 'It appears bw as. though th federal treasury will "wind up a least six billion dollars richer because .of tidelands development'' the article says, "The states of Louisiana and Texas will be lucky if they get (a total of) one billion dollars." The reason given: With improved methods of deep-water drilling, oil companias are finding the gulf lands reserved to the federal govo- ernment more attractive than the off shore lands now under the ownership of the states, After the sale of the first .of- shore leases off Louisiana in Octo* ber, Secretary of the Interior McKay said in a. statement that it was estimated the government would get over the years three bil- Jion dollars pr more from the sub merged lands.. both tht, ,— , VTSP in which that ^governjjte threatens' such* annulritef * "They cannot "alipeftV menl used In .the, SovietMrt| The note;.<wW6h'ts6yl<ff .Foreign jMinistefc'Ai ' -^ fc> handed to ,Britisl, / William, Hayter day, ,w,atne^: be denourjce Paris More Cpnyjcfs nrdmii; Gov. Cherry LITTLE ROCK URGov, ,Francis Cherry has issued a proclamation pardoning one convict and commuting the sentences of three The'.ForeigftM claredi yt&ft Mi^w^to^L SfliSSF 8 ™ 18 'jHer ^Ai^-^j,,^. corfjinti'e to?pufeii Icy 'o*~ **^*-* * -^ ethers. The proclamation issued yester- The X !,„ ie'; Britistt^arUam; ^apprp^W]& it the>prqce|8X*jrat not beYco#g?Me^ntf day, said the clemency actions had been recommended by the state parole board and court officials connected with the cases. Pardoned was Bob Glover had been cgnvictcd on a chargs of grend larceny in Miller County last April and sentenced to one year in Prison. The four-year sentence of Howard Eugene Mathis convicted in St, Francis Ccunty of Assault tp All Around the Town Tbt Star Stiff Fireworks annually cause considerable disturbance in downtown Hope where it is against the law to shoot them but in the first day yesterday complaints were received by the Police Department and one lady showed officers where holes had been burned in the hose Deer hunters weren't so fortunate the second period , , . Warden Earl Barham reported 25 kills with she was wearing. So police are going to crack down and with the help of the public can and will stop the yearly headache, . . . ,' a citizen can swear out a warrant for any boy shooting fireworks and they will find the police very cooperative in arranging for the warrant ... so if someone t,hrows a firecracker at your feet you can have him arrested and if you don't then \Yhat right have you got to with over 100 the first season Some of the kills were made by Donald Worthy, and Monroe Smith of Hope, Donald Faulkner of Emmet, Richard Allen of Benton and Elmer White of MeCaskiU. complain? strangely enough mpnd for Assembly action befwe most complaints on Monday were against three older boys who know better ... officers have their names and it won't take much more for them to be picked up George E. Smith, Emmet Rt. One, brought in a huge purple turnip yesterday that weighed ex Jie says he two illegal kills this .compares SheppardJury Still Unable to Agree By. J-t. P, CLEVELAND kill on April C, was reduced to two years. A two-year sentence was reduced to one year for Aubrey Bramlett, convicted in Randolph County In September of burglary and grand rceny, ' - . > * • Commuted to time served was ic two-year sentence of Luther /loore, convicted in Pope County ast April 4 of forgery and uttering, Stottgort Voters ,, ^Approve Bond Issue STUTTGART UP) — Voters in iluttgart have approved a $159000 ord JFSue to construct a now hosi pital he vote yesterday was 42-65, The money will be used to purr chase a site, pay legal fees and provided the city's share of. contraction costs as outlined in the Hill Burton Act. The federal gpv, u-nment will match wjth $2 each ollar put up by cities for hospital construction. Since October when a private .capital here closed, Stuttgart has iad only three clinics operating hospitals.under temn.prai'y per mils from the state Health 09 partment. ish Soviet s Aid Paet,,.vV],, c A <F.,p:" ""•" last nljfht »«,,, v-<? j., 7f«, '-"WSJ < Fpre ign" «v spokestai ^«S9fflSffl O. The According to the calender tomorrow December 22, is the first day of winter and is the shortest of the year. Cotton Bowl Special train reservation? must be made not later than Friday of this weefc with Paul Raley at the MOP station . . . several pullmans are being added to the train at Little Rock, making the train 14 pullmans, two dining cars, club car, coach car Sheppard jury was s'enj to luncl today with- no <sign.-Jth.at' its 'near 1 a verdict • in its fifth day of de liberatiqsn. ' ...... . •• ' ,.-'?. Dr. 'Samuel 'H.' Sheppard, \\v handsome osteopathic surgeon wh will be 31 years old four days of ter Christmas seavched their faces He found no sign of decision. Only Mrs.. Elizabeth A. Borke juror No. 2, rnother of two chi clrer* looked at him. The jury went to lunch after haA ing ha4 the Sheppard case fl hours and six minute?, it had &pen 36 hours and H minutes in th deliberation room- Common Pleas Juflge Blythin who had spent the morn ing on i three-judge oenel hear toe another murder- cage, JoW th and two baggage cars rives alongside tjtie C.otton . J2:30 and will be the ipnly special tiain to park In the Fair Grounds ... the train leaves Hope §t 6 9,m., Jan. 1, and leaves, Pallas at ,, at cpurtrpgm "a^n^ar .aj; gossjbje m,, J fetf* *:30 p. , Ashes «n Fireworks P«lieved Cause of Bloia A trash box caught lire behind Foster's Shoe Store about IBi^O lw night but firemen extinguished tfl e bla?:e before serious damage cwlld. result. Fire Chief Willis figured the blaze was caused by boys fireworks. Evening Shade Dec, 26 The regular be heS4 at Church,, 2 L.

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