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To Cify Subscriber!! 60TN YEAR: VOL. 60 — NO. 30 **> i£i If VdU fdil to ggf yduP Sfflf s§ telephone 7*343] by ; p, m. and a special will deliver yeup Knife Fdr Wtaffetr fUporti Sea Column af Bottom »? This HGPfe, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVIMBIR 17, 19S8 t Highway Warning (An Editorial) The highway warning sighs flfe floshihg with increasing urgency for those Arkansas citizehs svho want to see their rood system saved from d reversion to political domination. For the most part, these signs can be identified through the rumors that are "leaked" to the press of the impending; resignation or firing of Herbert Eldridge, Director of Highways. ( From unimpeachable sources we have it that the I'umor phase of getting rid of Mr. Eldridge is about over and that concrete action toward forcing his resignation is near at hand. As a builder of roads, Mr, Eldridge has the overwhelming endorsement of the people of Arkansas. He is recognized as having superior professional qualifications and not a trace of scandal has touched the highway program- during his tenure. What he is generally conceded ID ack in public relations technique is more than offset by his integrity and the results that speak for themselves. It is to be conceded that the five man commission and not Mr Eldridge will be the individuals that ultimately decide the tale of our Arkansas highway program Apparently this commission is divided in its convictions ranging from utmost dedication to the Mack-Blackwell omenament which was overwhelmingly adopted by the voters of Arkansas, to unalterable opposition to this law. While Mr. tldndge cannot and should not be able to control the actions or this commission, his continuation hrth' r fk i^l 6 t 'i ie i beSt indicat!on to 'he people that both the letter and the spirit of the Mack-Blackwell amendment is being followed. In all fairness, we believe the urge to oust the highway director does not stem entirely from the poli- E" S ; I be *' eVe \ hsre ° re man y other ^elf-serving interests, who formerly waxed fat out of the political way of building highways, that would like to have Eldridqe out of the way a of the 90 per cent participation provided tor highway construction on the interstate system by the national congress; Arkansas now stands on the threshold ot the greatest road-building area in its history. The tremendous expenditures involved, we believe, are in direct proportion to the political temptation to recapture the control of these funds. The reasons are obvious. Tremendous though these expenditures may be, public opinion is one of the few things that we' know of that speaks louder than money. The overwhelming adoption of the Mack-Blackwell amendment by the people was not enough. Their continued vigilance is the price of seeing that the law is obeyed. -' M c L h< L pr " Sure for 1he resi gnation of an individual in Mr. tldndge's position can be unrelenting and intolerable tie that as it may, we believe that Mr, Eldridge can perform •a public service^ for I he 'people of Arkansas by refusina resign until such time as the people" have had an opportunity to voice their feelings to those in authority. The voice of the peopje in Arkansas is irresistible if only they become interested enough to become vocal. At slake is the ouster.of a public servant with an outstanding record of accomplishment and unblemished integrity. The individual citizen must make his voice heard now to his elected representatives or share the responsibility for providing an open road and the green light to those who would return us to the ways of, political plunder. Military Coup Seizes Power in the Sudan By WILTON WYNN CAftlO (AP) — Another Middle Eastern parliamentary democracy wont into eclipse today when army commander Gen. Ibrahim Abboud seized power in a military coup In Sudan. The coup unseated the pro-Western government of Premier Abdullah Khalil. At noon, the official Sudan radio broadcast that army Units from all parts of the sprawling African nation reported all quiet. The Abbotld coop, so fai as can be determined here, had the back* j ? ing of.the entire army. The government radio in Khartoum, the Sudanese cnpltol. broadcast a declaration injlhe name of Abboud promising to do his best to achieve good relations with President Nasser's United Arab Republic. British sources. In London saw Abboud's coup as an Army bid to stall a political reconciliation wltn the U.A.R. They said the news, which was .reported to the government by 'the British mission at Khartoum, was no surprise.) Abboud also ordered immediate dissolution of nil polllical parties, supervision ot all newspapers, and prohibition of any demonstration* or political meetings The overthrow of the Khalil ,re-. gime came as Nasser' and the Sudanese government were trying to patch up long-sianding differences over division of ; the Nile waters, their frontiers and trade matters,' The ' Sudanese^ Parliament 'was [ scheduled to meet later this'month and both,sides ha^'d expressed hope that an'agreement would be ready for ratification by Thai time, .,, Abboud's rnilitary , coup upset one of the few. parliamentary democracies "left* in' th"e"'Middle' East. Sudan obtained independence from joint British-Egyptian-control Jan. "1, 1950, "and since.that had main- 5,t.a t i nodj \jx JB^VJ a vJU a rricjn t a ry t ^fsyst;? iently with the West and frequent ly had been emlbroilod in disputes with Nasser's regime, Like other military chl»fs who have seized power in the MidJJle th« A», HeF Nit) eittl. 6 M6t, i Audit 6u»au of 4;pl. 36. 1*5* - 3,468 PRICB Se COPY. Mrs, Geo, M. Green and Hand-Painted Plate Which Returned to Her After SOVears At least 27 Are as Lash U.S. Weather Experiment Station report for 24'hours ending at 7-a. m, Monday, High 84, Low 71, weekend precipitation J.08 inches; .Total 1958 precipitation through October, 47,08; j during the same period n year ago, j 01,84 inches. i> ARK REGIONAL FORECAST ,. By THE ASSOCIATE? -PRESS Central and southwest — Mo'sl.ly cloudy with occasional showers and Jocnl thunderstorms this aflej. noon and tonight, becoming partly cloudy ( Tuesday, colder „ tonight and Tuesday," ' • • Northeast and southeast—Mostly cloudy with occasional showers and Jopal thunderstorms this af. €-'ternoon and tonight, ending early Tuesday, colder tonight and Tucs, day, 'Northwest,— Spattered showers «nd thunderstorms this afternooi? and tonight, q few several ^erstprms this afternoon, becon> ipg partly cloudy Tuesday, ' goldor toajgh! and Tuesday, High this afternoon upper 70s to low 80s central, uppey 70 .snorth, and northwest, near 80 s6u.l,V and low to mic( 80s southwest low tonight in 50s central' and fioythcast, ir> BOs southeast, micl 5Qs Jo mW 60s southwest and from, ,§0? |n exfrpmp northwest to 40s in rgst pf "nprth\vesl' section, Forecast for the pei'lo4 11 to Noy, 3g: Damages Are Refused to Two Unions LITTLE ROCK CAP—The Arkansas Supreme Court today refused to award damages to two Jopesboro u n ions which were "wrongfully enjoined" from picketing a construction project in Ihff pies""Demo7i"a7ic"Vriy to".brim* East and Asia recently, Abboud accused his country's political leaders of corruption and disou- sion svhieh had hamstrung government operations. "You should all know to what extent our country has reached In corruption, "his radio statement said." It has reached into government machinery and all authorities without exceptions, AH this i? due to p. political crisis which stands between all political parties." "As to the U.A.R,," ho continued, "we shall do our best to improve relations between the two countries, solve all pending problems and remove fabricated dissension." Khalil became prime minister in July 1956 whenjiis Umma party Jormed a coalition with the Pt|>' Craighead County city, The Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and the Hod Carriers Union sought a $25,000 judgment trom Central Plumbing Co, of Jonesbcro, The Supreme Court decision up- down the Cabinet of pro-Egyptian Ismail Ahari. DARSelects of This Area ." • '<•'„ '' V-T ' • "" I/~~' Hope Star:phdto'-and'engraving' V ; '• You read in Saturday's Star how Mrs. Georae IVKfGreeiv'of Hope, recovered, in Herbert Byers\Antlque Shop a plate she'nalnted- as a young girl'artist 50 years ago'— 'and' which ,had been all over- The following Hempstead County Senior girls have been selected to receive the Good .Citizenship award offeree each year by the John Cain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: Jamye Ruth Sewell, Blevins; Carolyn Mclver of Guernsey; Ann. 1 Cole of Hope; Melanic Parker-' of Lewisviile and Palsy Carroll of; Nashville. • • ' All high sefioois in this area have been invitpd.to participate. Each selection is made by senior class members and the faculty, Eligibility is based on- dependability, service, leadership and patrio- 1 socialion. century ago. *i '• u "f Von J " T for . Frieda vo " Jagersfeld; when she had just finished a course In painting china at Maddox Seminary in Little Rock. Maddox Seminary .long since vanished — but there's the plate, bright ss new china, stacked with others in Mrs. Green's cabinet. Christmas Seals Help TB Patients The J!)58 Christmas Seals wore placed in the mail today by' the Hempstead County Tuberculosis A.. Russia Comes Up With a 'New Propose* By MICHAEL, GOLDSMITH GENEVA (AP; — The Soviet tism. The girls will be honored, later in the schoo] yep, with a luncheon and presentation of emblems, These seals were prepared i'or hold Craighead Chancellor W. Leon Smith who ruled that injunction was wrong bsjow normal, Colder west Portion Tuesday and coolpr east Wednesday. SJowly mocler Thursday, 48s fJoiw, pjpitatigp heavy, night, '4'1- tq 55 to. 70. Pre» . thunderstorms \.onig!ty .ftijcj In easj fe\V severe ih.o.\Kpi'g fully obtained 'but refused to erward ri.ama.gus to the unions, The high court said damage would be difficult to prove and. that the" pouj-l would be merely guessing if it tried to set a figure. The unions clmjned their bargaining powers had, been hurt by the anU-picketing order, Chgr.cp'llor Smith, issued, a U>m porqi'y injunction in, July, J.957, at the" request of M.rs, Eleanor Samuels,, then owner of Central jug pp, }n a, hearing for a per- jnanent injunction it w#s reveal ed, ihat the plumbing firm, haci been transfewed to Mrs. .Samuels by" the MpQaniel Pros; Construe, tion Co, after the latter'firm ed to 'obtain an Injunction against picketing in Chancellor Lee Ward's Court, Smith ruled that Central Plumb-; despite' the traj^fer of owiy-i' was bound by Ward's sion and dissolved the- temporary order. Tb,ij SypremQ Court denied a re- .for- ,,|Ssaw 46 ; 20Perspns DieViolently in Arkansas By THE ASiOClATEP PRESS Twenty — one persons died violently in Arkansas during th.fi week which ' ended last midnight Traffic accident^ accovmted for J2 deaths, j?ire claimed three Jjvos, fanai mishaps t\vo, accidental eleptrocu. lipn one, scooting j\yp and a died fj-oj-n, brea'thing fumes, 'An autofliobile ' and a p!eK«p truck collided, fjv§ miles south of Bluff /estevday, KjUing Plane Vanishes in Colorado Blizzard FORT COLLINS, Colo. (At'i— A C46 cargo plane with two crewmen aooctrd vanished in a northern Colorado blizzard Sunday ' treaty today to prevent planes from carrying any nuclear weapons mailing by members ot the PEO ON ! cr *•''" 'crritory ,of other coun The pilot, F. L- Cotulcll of Hayward; Calif., radioed that oot> nf the plane's two^ engines had'failecl. 1 Courteji said he would turn back to 'Denver from where the piano had departed for Hill Air Force* Base, Utah, H wasn't heard from again. '* < Steady snowfall and heavy fo;{ hindered searchers. and by the Hopewell Home .Demon- 'stration Club under the super vision of Mrs. L. D, Springer, Penny Franks and Nancy /1'ooley assisted with .the final preparation, Charles Reynerson, county chairman, reminds that TB is a serious, major disease, But most people whp have TB can get well if the disease is found early and 1 treated proper Jy, Purchase of Christmas Scajs will l)ulp stimulate the provision of facilities for c;ase finding, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with TB, rather than providing these facilities directly," Ninety-four per cent of the money derived from the sale of Christmas Seals is spent in the state in it is raised, Mr. Reynerson suggests that Christ-mas Souls be used on letters, tries and the high seas, ' The. proposal was submitted'by Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Gassily V, Kunptspv to the-'10- nation conference on prevention of surprise attack, ' Western officials said the pro. pos'al was completely outside. tUe .scope of the present talks, Its submission obviously took thcni ' b.y surprise, The West submitted a new proposal fur « plan of-work for the conference. This was understood to Council's copilot was idenUt'iud packages, and. 'even, for all kinds as Calvin Clou of Nqpa, C;ilif. pf Christmas decorations. ., " The plane, owned by Uapitol Airways of, Nashville 1 , Tenn., was under contract to the Air Force, Thus the rpcssage of help- and) hope is spread by Christmas Seals bearing the riouWo-barred cross, insist that technical, confined matters. Winter Spreads Across Sections of the Nation (PJEOKNIX, AH*. (API—At Icnst !*7 parsons wore reported missing n Arizona today as skies cleared .Utcr one of the most severe winter storms in ycnrs At lei'st Jfi persons, iiie)udli'« lirco Buy Scouts, were misslni< In rosty southern Arizona Mountain •anises near Tucson. More tlimi 50 persons were snowbound at Ml, Lcmmon Lodge in the Snnla Calailnn Mounlalu«! near thu southern community. ; In the north. 11 persons, moot 9!,them deer hunters, were reported missing. Most of the concern Is being expressed for the three thinly clad und damage running possibly into .'H.o'ulh and two Phoenix hunters missing in tha north. IOWA PARK, Tex. (AP) nadoes nml hurricane-like winds swept north Texas, leaving ono dead, moro than n cloxan injured and damage running possiblp into thu millions lodny. 'GnUioifvillu alone suffered hnlt a million dollars in damage, by stale police estimates. Heavy damage also occurred in and around WU-hita Falls near thu Oklahoma border. , Killed was Matthew Roberts, 30, -an Odessa oilfield worker who .died, when wind blasts soot- this oil m; oh which he was working top- -%fe-'V- - v V" *"' T" "*0^,pa}r"' of* c«d fronts moving nefpss the' stale" touched oft tho violent weather and dropped temperatures as much as 30 degree,-). N.egro men, in ths KpacJ'on crash on. U.S. Highway 8,5 were Freddie Lee /-JaJi, |6, and yelva Anthony, ??, both. o| , pine" ^pluff, Botl) \verjj traveling in the automobile. 4n accidental footing galvvrday ni$ht killed f\^\c^ W_. Bj-a,dy, 9 t o( the IJgyJor eon.imu.nity ,near way, ' , <t Sherjff Joe \yas, Oastleberry ' t , 'Conway when he clirn,becl into his car ani a j ^Qtguri, , vyhjch ha<} 'been Ipft there, &ceidpn,kiljy ' By The Star Game' Wardens .Dale Bor-cl Lester Wade were still trying ' the Western view, the conference has been called' only to discuss methods of surprise attack ^nd thp 'procedures required 'for, an international alert sysle'm agajnst such attacks, ' > The Soviet "Union has .sought since the opening ni the talks on Nov. JO to brin,« in. a whoje range of political and disarmament,ques lions which the, .Western have, refused in ,disruss, , The talks oh ^uspen.sjpn of, clear tests were dcadlocke'd, little hope o fagreement, Western sources ^aid if there is to b" any cjiange, the Soviets wiirijaye Ip do the budging, - is Mrs. Sammy J, . , got a complete eh.eoK on 'the tium- c »*noun of Henderson, Texas, the ' . bey of deu killed in IJ«mpsftnf M'oUhu Jean Gentry- pf County last 'week . . . they woiicv- j'Hope . , . Uwy are eqrr««tly vacs- in Nevy York, AJJisou p, Bowden. w,m oj; cd it woujd. be "in the'neighbor-[ hood of 1,00 wb,ipli far exveeiU «n,v season, in the past . . . thtry were ,twQ illegal kills, the Warden said. TII ,,,,,„„ & i Bud Qollior .brought,-by a pjetlyjing, at' Part" Chuffee, "near . .If $ear JVjonday morjjing . . . itjSrntyli . . .'.jhe is u 1054 {{ope^'iigli Wfiighefl one po.uncl ul<.d Ig ounces' School gradyyte .9Ad was" cmpjgy was grown, by',Urn Cai'ivan! e*T by Harnin'^'irc ajjcj " ~" • , Mr. -.and Mm. «^asel. B.owdt-a of 4, is taking ba,ilu \ruu\- fo New Of fiet r§ There wijl be an important ing of the Wu,ddle.iton Post Ku. is, American" Legion, in the court room at City fiaU at .7: 30' p. m. Tuesday, tsfovcmbov 18, jt \yus by- Dim Lewis, Com, mandar aiwi Royco Adjutant, Officers e|ec'lea By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violent weather, including tornn- does, cloudbursts and the season's harshest blizard hit the nation's mid-region today —• the Rocky Mountains and the Grunt Plains. The vast storm, spreading eastward, dumped heavy snowfalls in the mountains and central Plains, and whipped them into drifts with big'h, cold winds ft deluged parts of Missouri with as much as 11 inches of rain. Jt ripped communities in norlh central Tuxes with twisters and tornadie winds The rampaging woalhnr caught motorists, hunters and hikers with sudden fury, The snowfall, up to 10 irichefi in the -Dakotas, tied up road and air travel in some areas, and caused, at luast one dcalh on sin ice-slick highway, It trapped at least five persons in Arizona where three-fogt drifts Continued on Page Two Temperatures to Dip in Arkansas By THE ASSOCIATED PRES§ A sharp fall in temperatures early Tuesday is expected to write finis to a two day unstason heat •wave in Arkansas, The U, S. Weather Bureau at Little flock reported that a slow- moying eo|d front would pass oyer western Qklahorna and part gi Texas late-today ana" arrive in Ac- Jkansas about-6 a.rn, Tuesday, By the time the cold front nr. rives Arkansas temperatures arc Johnson Assures UN America Is Behind ike ^ By MAG HARRELSON ',-], UNITED NATIONS, N. Y, CAP';-" —Sen. Lyndon 13, Johnson assurcd*- the U.N. today the American peo«'% pie are solidly behind the Elson-"; hower administration's ' proposal -': for International cooperation' outer space, The Senate Democratic leucler "''1 told the General Assembly's ,81- naUon political committee. .. ! • ''On the goal of dedicating outer 51 space to peaceful purposes for theVlt benefit of all mankind, there • arc '?i no differences within the govern- "3i mont, between our parties,' -or, Vf among our. people." Johnson joined In.the U.N. outer space debate In an effort to dispel' finy doubts as to whether the government still commands the -full support of the country on this .is--, „ sue since- the Democratic victory,' "'."1 in the Nov. 4 Congresslonul elec- -. tlons. , "•',-, K The Democratic leader asserted,-/I that today outer'spacers free-un'd. ;.J it must remain this way. ' - ', '/We ,o'r' the United States, 1 ,' -ftop?! said, "do not acknowledge"'thr''"' 1 ' there are landlords of outer "spoc.., who can presume to bargain wiiti-jf*. In the.,nations of the earth-on. tho,A, price, of access to this new., do.' ; A$ main/ 1 , ^ .,:>• ".,-£,,''7* Johnson said. boihlhoLises'^fjCon-^i gr'e'ss weycL in ,f,u,U'"-suppQrt''''aC.' thai! . view that tin, U.N, "should (ho responsibility ot leadership " promoting international lion in the exploration cooper a-* .jiiJ of outer He specifically endorsed a'rds olution submitted to the- commit-."? 1 lee lust week toy the United States"" and J!) other countries proposhijg. a bpcclul U.N. body to Jay thq groundwork for an internati space agency, ' Before his speech, Johnson ^ introduced to the regular Uelegatea X in the committee .by U.S. Ambas"-'.; ''& sador f/enry CuboL Lodge. Lodge "5S also yielded his /front-row commit-', 2W tee seal to Johnson during _the '': muotlng so the Senate majority' leader could make his speech Then hu explained the U.M's.muK tiple-transloljon system so Johfi- yon could listen to othui"" Morrilton Reports Tornado MORRILTON, Ark. (AP)— .Tprj;'?! nadoes ripped through two Con way, \$j County communities last TUght^fjH destroying farm buildings' >mi*& damaging several homes, Sheriff Marlin Hawkins, -e nwtcd total damage,at .$13,000, The twisters hit the Community five miles nqrt)\ hero and (he Ada VaDey Commun-. l 'f lly J? miles southwest of top. expecte4 to ,be between 57 and HO degrees. Then the mercury I,-; due to fall to the mid to high 40s. The cold front should stay in Ac kansus until Jate Wednesday 01 early Thursday, After that tern- will become n;oderate, the weathermen said. Accompanying the front wil 'be ocoasionaj showers and local thunderstorms- Several thunderstorm? arc expected in extreme northwest Arkansas., Sa,rnmy Underwood, who lost "a* barn and the roof of his hau.sejX,, told officers he saw two, separoip 8J funnels .strike the Overcup C~"" '" ; * immUy about 7 p.m. He said mired in from the southeast one: came-from the southwest'/ ., Ifawkins said a twister-, the Ada Valley Community the came; lime {t was pres. this tornado was onp _ of Ibe fi nels that tore into Overpyp, <' Heavy rain acepmpapjed' ,t' J* C MQWQW, $l t Sunday- i Other 'damage at'Ovorpup eluded 'destruction of "four and a farm outbuilding. were blo(vn off two houses, or house was damaged ' imd/''*f]ff -'rollers killed, " ; •-'" At Ada Valley,' three Barns' unroofed a,n(J several homes "

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