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To City Subscribers! (f you fail te get yeup Itar pfftsse f<§fgph6fi§ 7*3431 by 6:3(5 p. m. artd a will deliver your For Woollfir RtfporH §ga Gdftmw at Bettem sf This 6STH YEAR: VOL, 60 — NO. Hbtft, : Jsa, li, US* Jewell J, Honeycutt, 70, 'Mr. Postman' of the Hope Post Office, Is Planning to Retire After 35 Years H9PE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBIR 21, 1958 the AitdtliSfsa Pfeii A Atlrfll &((«*« si ClreuldllafiJ A», Net Paid tut\. & W6i, andina Jjpl. 38, 1«8 — 3,486 P&ICE Sfi COPY FugafeGirils Found Guilty, Given Life LINCOLN, NeivlAf) - A jury today found C!nHl Ann rugate guilty of first degree murder in helping Charles Starkweather on n killing rampage, Berlin Going Back to *^ , *, • Germans by Christmas, Soviet Envoy Declares wns Weather Experiment Station report fot 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Friday High 71, Low 34; No precipitation; Total 1958 precipitation through October, 47.06 inches; during the same period a year ago, 61, 94 inches. RED RIVER was falling at Index where the reading was 9.3 feet but rose slightly at Fulton to 12,5 feet; LfTT|_E RIVER dropped 5.2 feet at Horatio to 23 feel, but rose 1,3 feet at Whitecliffs to 26.4 feet; Little River should crest today at Whitecliffs. Arkansas Regional Forecast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS * ALL SECTIONS; Fair and mild "his afternoon, tonight and litur- day Sunday fair and mild. High thjs afternoon near 70 central,this afternoon -near 70 central, northcasl, southeast and south- est, mid to high 60s northwest; low tonight upper 30s to low 40.3 central, southeast and southwest, in 30s northcasl, lew to mid 30s northwest, •Saturday, Sunday fair and mild, this aflernoon near 70 central, ^jorlheast, southeast -and south. ^vest, mid to high 60s northwest; low tonight upper 30s lo low -IDs central, southeast and 'southwest, in 30s northeast, low tonight 28 to 28 northwest, • ARKANSAS—Fair through Saturday, No important temperature changes. Lowest 32-42 tonight Highest 68-72 Saturday, •0 LOUISIANA —' Generally fail- through Saturday, Cokl' again tonight With lowest 38-48 interior, THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE By THg ASSOCIATED PRESS tow Pr 5? 40 .02 52 '32 . 17 40 G§ ^ '39 35 59 49 52 35, ,03 53, 36 , 59 35 P3 as sa .' i — Hope"Stai"photo-andtenjjraving '.• -Jewell J. Honeycutt,'.70 'years-old. today, will, retire fronv Hope Post Office November 29 after ,35'years', service, as a postman. In,his time he has walkeci-every postal route in town.'^' Mr. Honey.cutt served with the 52nd , Infantry" Regiment in World War I, from September 4, 1917,' to 'June 25j' 1919. > ,' He entered the local postal service as a substitute city-'carrier December 3, 1923, later being" promoted' to regular city.(carrier. The photograph.rniade by the editor . Thursday "afternoon, • shows Mr." Honeycutt starting off from the-loading, dock, at" the rear of 'Hops .Pest Office on'the-famillar daily,round'of, Hope'households which will come to an'end this'month. '• > "• ~,\ . Mr. Honeycutt looks back t at a'family now grown a'nd 'scattered. The Honeycutts :iiave two sons' and a stepdaugjiter'and six fjrandc-hildreji. The^son? are, ' ' - - • • -•• • - -- fjrac-ren. e^sons are,. gcs.-sesurg),..!!!.-, ,"an'd-AD>s Thomas HoneycuttJof Little'F.ock; and the granddaughter is Mrs,' W. H, Plnno of Mariin, Texas. - . Inevitably, the editor asked Mr. Honeycutt how he had gotten along wilh the cjty dogs during his 35 years as a postma'n.' "I," re- plied Mr. Honeycutt, "have z kna,ck with dog's. Of course some dogs don't wa,nt to be friendly — and they're the kind that'll bite you, I've ru,ii into some of them, "But taking dogs as a class, I'd have good luck. There was Jewell',Perkins' bulldog named 'Chief.' He followed me for seven years as l< walked my postman's route — until old 'Chief died, •'The dog walking the route with me now is 'Rat,' owned by Roy Billiard of; Mockingbird Lane," • ' Good-fay route . .' , Good-by dog ... • But Mr. Honeycutt will still be remembering all 'of you, U. S. Economic Recovery Has Fallen Short WASHINGTON (APJ — Govoru- ent economist's report that the •ate of tho notion's economic i-&* oovery fell short of expectations during the July-September ' cloudy Albuquerque, ejear Anch.ora.ge, clear Atlanta, clear ' jsmarcH, cloudy ioston, rain " " Buffalo, cloudy ,*. Chicago, cloudy '• Cleveland, cloudy ' 'Pejwpi, sloar J5e§ Ji'Ioines, cloudy DeSyoit, clear FjPJ'i Worth, clear Helena, elouqly Indjanapojis, clear Kansas' G/itj 1 ,' cloudy Angeles, cleat; ' eleqr flew • 59 33 ' 70 41 59 37 59 '£8 58 37 ' SO CO B7 £6 - York, - ~?p n 48 3i ?lpyd/ "sil 3} 1 f® 55 ,• 58 ,47 fCMfe m^W-^W^'^: •.JSaft^B^j' gl^&^tf ffitjat/y- Seattle 1 -" elOLUdv~v, /*,' '*,.'" 'S$ '"Aft^^'ini we'^ily^sj'-v, r»5?Yw^ i( tv. ^ ;.i , ' X", &&• 'sxH • ?pa"mr)Ai::< nloar-^«v"*-.-','rirJ*nM . , ' However, they predict the economy will soar to a now high ne^t year. The Commerce Department said Thursday the gross national product increased to an annual rate of 439 'billion ' dollars during the ih(rd quarter — a bjllion dollars ess than the government estimated, ( u month ago However, the GNP scored a IP' Jillion-clollar increase ' over * the eeond. quarter rate, • and 'n>p>'« han',13 bjllion over 'the recession low role of ^25,80Q,'000;000. during 1958's first quarter, Jt is some (J% billion shy of tho record high rain of $445,600,000,000 ' dur/ng last year's third quarter, ", The gross national product—tin 4 Value of all goods and 'servicing produced.—js consider^ economic School iidg, 1 _ ^ , j r Jus* * > fiio Neiv Blevins yrsining 'School Jnyii.cs every .one' to - attend the dedication service to bp, field in -Sunday, <ftw: %$ ' - ' "•" , , The flcdjcatpry' spj-vice wil.l > b? 10 yeays p| developrqent ' ' Sheriff-Makes Report on Year's Arrests Hempsload Sheriff Jimmy Cook ,has issued a report for the past 'year, ending Nov. 1, 1858 on some ^679 cases disposed ' of in local court, '" The .Sheriff's Department filed a total of 679 cases; 38 were dismissed; "64 paid fines in jail; 13 jbound over to the grand jury; three wore appealed and only nine outstanding, Amount of fines and costs totaled $40,277,40 at which ¥30,704.95 was paid to the Municipal Court •Clerk, ', , •" Of this sum the deputy proseeut-l ing • attorney was paid $6,070; Slate (Jams and Fish Commission §128,25; Co. Treas, (police tax) received $547; County treasurer received $)6,21L42 In fines and cost;" Stale treasurer, received half of the 1 PSC fines which amounted, lo $6.52j.88; Sheriffs commission to : tajed $1,190,40 and postage'totaled, $36. >' Pians Made for Annual Yule Parade The" annual Hope Christmas Parade plans^are progressing according to schedule,"with six drganiza- , , , tions definitely entering floats and " Jgm - Life I m prison m c n I prescribed. Starkweather. If), wns convicted on,identical charges last Ma.V and drew a death sentence, stiil lo be executed. The jury verdict against Starkweather's 15 / year - old cx-sweol- heart \vns delivered at 11 MO a.m. to climax the trial that began nearly four weeks ago. A trim and pretty brunette, Cnril was charged With aiding and nbf'ttlhq Starkweather in one of II killings. By its verdict, the jury of PCV en men and five Women tabbed Cai'il a helpful companion to Starkweather on a killing spree that shocked the nation, Rejected Carlls plea that she was forced into her role by fears 'J'or'- her own life and threats of harm to her family. She was convicted of first degree, on the second count, which is murder in the perpetration of a robbery. it was Starkweather himself, who pointed the most accusing finger at the girl. Hauled into court from his death cell at the Nebraska Penitentiary. ;thel bandy - legged redhead described Caril as his willing -'id aggressive helpmate in the slaying;;. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The J'ate of Caril Ann Pugnte, 15, remained today in the hands of a jury still undecided after weighing for eight hours and 25 min- utcs j the murder case against her. The jury began considering evidence Thursday morning that the trim, little brunette aided and abetted condemned killer Charles Starkweather in one of 11 slayings he has admitted. Nearly 12 hours later the seven men--and five wprnon'-rfult for the Christmas Decorations Up •— Star Pliolo & Engraving ANNUAL Christmas decorations are being put up by City employes in the downtown area of Hope. The official opening of the Yule season will get underway here December 4 with a parade sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. 'at least seven more organizations reporting tentative entries according to general chairman Gene White of the Hope Junior Chamber of Commerce. The parade is sponsored jointly by the Hope Retail Merchants As- Compromise Is Likely, Says Fulbright WASHINGTON (AP) —Sun. William Fulbright (D-Ark), just re- turner] from n trip around tlio world, said yesteiday the South might have to accept n compromise on a move to make it easier to halt Senate filibusters. Fulbriphl reiterated-his opposition to such a move as a matter of principle. ,' The Arkansas scniUcfiwaid.-liosi*. eve? 1 , there is strong support for Caril and her attorneys have 1 the proposal, backed by Northern contended she was Starkweather's hostage, a fear-stricken girl without opportunity to escape n maddened killer. Caril is accused of first degree murder and first degree murder sociation; the Hope C of C and ' n '•he commission of u robbery the Hope Jaycees and will be held Dec, 4 at 7:30 'p.m. following the usual routing from the starting point on East 2nd'Street, Parade Marshall Jaycee Raymond Hughes, urges all organizations who have been invited to attend and participate in the parade to return their decisions as soon as possible, so that plans can be completed, , The theme of the parade this year is "Christmas, In Story and Song." State Trooper Loses Accident Case ROCK (AP) — Slate Troper, Fount Allen of Yellvilff was ordered yesterday to pay $8,550 in a suit brought in connee tion with an accident between hi& patrol car and a school bus. A Pulaski Circuit Court jur,y set the amount. The plaintiffs five children and their parents, sought' £50,000, in the shooting of Robert W. Jensen, 17, Bennett, Neb., schoolboy. Starkweather, 19, her ex-sweel- boart, was condemned to die :>n the same charge, Grants Permit for Nashville Station WASHINGTON (AP) — Tho Federal Communications Commission yesterday granted two applications for radio stations in Arkansas, The commission approved a potv mil for n, G, McKeever of De» Queen for a station at Nashville pn 1260 kilocycles, 500 watts, daytime, and one for Eulis W, Cochran for a station at Corning op 1260 kilocycles, 500 watts, daytime, Casey Jones' Widov^ Diesat Ageof 92 The suit charged the children JACKSON, Tenn. (APJ — Mrs. ifferctl seriyus injuries in a col- ' Casey Jones, widow of the legend- liberals, lie said a possible com promise might be a i ulc permit- ling a two-third majority of senators present and voting lo wine! up debate. A debate or filibuster now can be stopped only by n vote of two- thirds of all 'JO senators. Northern liberals want to make it possible for a majority of senators present and voting to end debate pn an issue after 15 days. Fulbright said he bUIevos that in a country ys big and complex ns the United Stales it is not feasible lo permit a simple majority to halt debate. "There has lo be some protection for the minority," lie said, "Otherwise the majority could change the rules any day ior any purpose," On his round-the-world trip, Fulbright was an official representative lo meetings o /the World Bank and international Fund in New 'Delhi. On his return ho visited countries. He said that after he catches up some work here he will return to Arkansas, suffered Usion Jan, C between the car am! bus ,on U.S. .Highway C2 near Pyatt in Marion County. Allen said he was pursuing a suspect when tho crash ornurrcd The-judgment was Jn favor of Theron ,. Patton and- hjs children. Johnny -and Nornia, and Kirbv Pallon and his children, Bronda Th/e 'amount oj fines assessed ,' s uo, 'Margaret Ellen, and Janic*> and served over to grand j$'y 4 eases 'dismiss ed |}nes su^pend,ed ( '' not' guilty cases, ' etc.' tPtslgsl $6,g03.p5. The difference 'between the fines and cost assessed, and. money 1 paid in represents sheriffs fees which are pot paid to tije'municipal cl'orlj- , cases bound !Ka.ye. The fathers are brothers. The' ages , of tho children range to 18. ary locomotive engineer immortal ixed In the folk ballad bearing 4 hiw name, died in a nursing home today at the age oi 92. H was on April ftO, 1900, that Casey was piloting lyeomotjva flv 382 when he rounded a curve, ap4 bow another train dead ahead, He commanded his fireman to junto to safety whije he rode intp the- crash, and American folklore, Mrs.. Jones Buffered a strode several weeks ago, M^Jfl^ncll jj-ear,, .ei'Uemp.s.te'ad., .Cgunty ' '" Around Town ,§y Ths Stpff Onqe 'again Ihe Junior Chamber af Commerce will hold a Turkey Shoot "Sunday afternoon at Fair .Park/ ,, '. „ last, vs'eek they gavo ' turkeys to winning shoot- anc| this will -attempt to give" cvpry9ne a chancu, reg^r-d less pf iheir shaoUng skill , . , to High gra'dualo, " shp is mi Texas Slate College English major attendee} legs, before coming to ETSC, sl>e Junior Co}," ' Notice where many high school ~wt|etji"e£ you. shgot ar not, gp out tea.ms wjjl dose their season on KI% Sunday aft.er-wwn an<jj Turkey pay with games at 10 ' 79tt-rn|y- win .a' turkey. , tiyec batteries and |r#pvU'a.efqrs. at Xfifi fW , th,U lets th,e Jans r m jpierxiy of time for f #.,. ( dinner and they ,\vill be th,g television - af tejv - the ^nriauncement the com pany ha4 subJBjt^ • a' new pry,' • - ~ h,9me'-ina^e ppramtus, slarttag ^Np, |,8. in Trans World Airlines Is Struck Today ARKANSAS CITY, Mo. fAP) — Trans World Airlines operations were halted today by a strike of machinists, but theco were indications it might bo of short dma< tion, Just three ininutes before the strjko deadline at 10 a.jn, CUf£ Miller, district chairnian of the International Assn. of Machinists, left a negotiating session with, ompany repri'Se)iUiUvi.'s, He announced a nuw proposal tad bei*ri made and the union had .akon it under advisemeiit, Proniptly at deadline time (he nachinsts walked 'ott thpir jobs at TWA installations and posted pickets. TWA, onu pf the world's '{irlinus, ha,s about- 7,00.0 m ists, 3,700 of them based hi sas City, lily overhaul Missile Goes Out After a Jet Target CAPJS CA WAV 13 HAL, PI a. (AP) —A Bomftrr interceptor missile rumbled over the Atlantic today in search of a jet drone more than 250 miles away, The Bomare, which the Air Jf'orcc claims is the most potent 'fifr defense weapon yet developed, roared of I the Cape- launching pad at I0;-!0 a.m. * TIAj AU* "Force rnnMy 'announce!' the results of these tests but Jt was expected the '17-l'oot Bomare would score a near .miss on the jet to save it for future tests. The Bomare, which has boon fired more than 45 times from the Cape, blasted straight up lo an altitude of about (iO.'OOO feet bo- tore it eased over and streaked away. Once again the Bomnrc was fired by remote control from an air defense center in Kingston, N.Y., 1,500 miles lo the north. Once a button is pressed in Kingston, the Bomare roars oway at close to three times the speed of sounrl, Once it dives on target, ground control is finished ar ( d the missili uses a rodar homing device li score the "hit." Situation Is Explosive Over a Supply Line BONN, Gormnny (At 1 ) —.Soviet Ambassador Andre 1 ! Snilmov 'said tonight Ilio Russians (ire K0)n# "tr> Klvo Berlin back lo tho Gcrmniis" by Chrlslmns By SEYMOUR TOPPING BEHMN (API—East Germniiy signed An agreement today assuring Wesl German civilian trriffju Irecdom of movement in and' mil of West Berlin, authoritative v 4 sources said. , ;''/} The reported afircement, at the >: height of n new crisis over the \ "- isolalecl old Gorman capital.'has- , no e.ffcct, however, on the explo- •" sive question of control of West 1 ' • ; urn Allies supply lines lo the di- ',: videcl city. y \ n ~.Rather, it appeared to be ,an " >, '] assurance to the 2,aoO,000 s West ^ Berliners that they 'will .,nbl,*,be- i-l iil'feclud when and If the Soviet ' £ Union pulls out of the four-poWor - 4 control of Allied .supply, lines o\fbr - l 'J lo Communist East Germany. * j In the lfl'18-4!) blockade,- the ,So-* •'' '^ viet Union not only stopped 'nilIf- S'j tary traffic but civilian,,as, well.' '' ,*^ Tliis crcaled the need Cor the air-' ^-' lift. -;> ' ,* \£l Undor prcsonl elreumstn'ncc's, an airlift would be designed "to support only the 10,000 .Allied,,,if lighting men plus Western-' >ffiuhils and their families. A Wesl Berlin official said agreement "is a positive ' sign -of ^*5> ellef of tension." The bulk of West Berlin's , The strike 1 , If pontlnued would affect about 19,000 employes of the' airline in al,j jjarts 0| the wo^-Jd. About 9:45 a.m., MUJer left the ng session, John, P, AJoar),' of personnel 'and jnd.ustri-' relations for the airline, '• fal- to. hup. Says Radar to Replace GOC Watcher WASHINGTON (At') — Had;n soon will replace the 280,000 civil ian volunteers who spent man> lourjj in the past nine yeair!> watching for enemy pianos jn American skies. The Air Force announced Thui" 1 day the Ground Observer Corps will disband Jan, 31. The reason: The human eye cannot keep up with requirement of. Ihe jet and age. Several radar networks the arctic, Canada and the U.S. portlier.)) border, and along the At- 19/ltiu and Pacific coasls— now prp- toct the United States. Tin 1 Air I'Va'ce believes thct,o network'' would sp6i jets and jnisbileh nivnu before they limy over the OOC'S 10,000 observation posts. in addition, the Air Force .iaicl daw autoniaUc: equipjnwH eJti collect and interpret observation data luster than the GOC's SO I'iJ- ier cciUors. A. director tit tho Oflico of Civil and Defense Mobil- zution, has invited mewbfjs of '|je GOC to ti(ke part in civil dc- 'en.se wtirjt ailor the corp? is dis banned, l%^^° v o^;rpm ;A ov5r a li(Rnnfi*Tilji and (i network of uunnls, ,,• / "Western military traffic uses .hcse same lifelines. However,, it Is cheeked through Soviet controls • •in afreed under postwar four- power agreements. The United Stales, France jjnd, -;* Britain-drj not reeognizo Bast Ger-^,» nany and>efuse lo have any deal^. j iif,'a wilh its roRime. ' V ' ^, }J Sources said Hit ISasl-Wcsl Gor- V-.i-Jj nan agreement also proyjded for-X I in exchange of West German steel' '" 'or East Gorman soft coal, mainly 'or the supply of Berlin. The West Germans have ell Ihey hold a trump card with he East Germans In the Berlin' lispulc because of the inteiv.onal trade issue. 'East Germany is anj?-^ . ious ly eonliniio interzonal ' tra'de in order lo help fulfill its ambj- - llous economie plans, Trade talks between East and , West Germany were carried on 'a ,, .serru'ofiicial basis in Berlin. As bq> % lore, they were regarded as being t of a technical nature,,,which did",,, not involve Bonn reoogplfton 'o£-. ! .' Kast Germany. ' § ;- -rV- -; The agreement on access to Berlin would not interfere, howv v lSI ever, with any Communist* plan" *- l "i| lo close Iho border between East, ft 4 and Wosl Berlin. Wesl Berlin-offi* .'"I pials i'reely predicted 1 this will be v ' the next East German move, -By this action the East Germans could cut off free Irflyel'-^ without passports 'between , the ^ ' two sectors of the city la close 'an •' escape hatch throush which more?" than a million East Germans lied to the West, Slopping this rofuge flow ap'--.' ofrs to be one of the major,pb-' '. jectlvos of Nikita Khrushchev's O. .. efforts to drive tho Western- Allies ~rM irom Berlin, The Soviet - prehiiep "<., demanded Nov. 10 lhat the -„,' United States, Britain anft Franco '' withdraw their occupation troops.' ' ^ Andrei Sinu'nov, Soviet ambaS' " ! -;| sador to West Germany, ' tpM "-*<•$ Chancellor Konrad Adenauef in. -?4 Thursday [hat Moscow ha§ '^ decided lo pull out at the Xomv-/\j occupation undor which' •iCi'Iin (.jperates, T,he Allies refuse to abandon , , Vest Berlin to the CQmmMnjsts '*« urrciunding it. lowed him out and Thj?y feoth , returned to th,e \vhere four " still v/ere- sittin l( was about 10 p|fj. ' laior Mrs, W. G, Allison, $3 t - Phs in a Hspe Rest Home Mrs, W, G. Allison, 83, widow of the late Qr, \Y, Q. Alison, died 'J'liyrsday at i) local rest hom,t i , ^!h,e had been a resident of Jiype Jpr 49'ye^rs and was a mombcv s>f, the. Fir^t Methodist Church. ' iucliKje IVS'Q ,Sla'ck uf T,ongvlc«w ( Texas ^flaeji ftf HUjjort-, Tw jess'jl sc'i'vies'S will 'p 8| |9 a,.nj. SaUwdiiy'al ^i . ,., pflnio]ius i'haiJ«l fey Ung^oy, lixi- C,R, , C. R. Riggs, a resident of Pres; r " cott fit. i, fijod early today at ' home. Arrangements wi)l b,e ' by"fJorndpn-Cprneli'us.

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