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To City Subscriber! if you fait to get yauf plddsg tel^Hodg 7*3431 6:30 p. m. and a spieiai will deliver youf- paper, tar by * Kftlte Star Far Rtpdrti Thi§ Pags 60TH YEAR; VOL. 60 — NO, 37 HOP!, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 19S8 fh* AH6tl6Ud fttn I Audit A». Net Paid Cirtl. * mei, thdws »;isl. Accounting Plan May Bring Cut in Revenue Staff LiTfLE ftOGK (AP)— State Ik'Vcnue Commissioner it. Orville Cheney told the Arkansas LeglsU* live Council today his department staff could be slashed by 25 bor ' cent U a central accounting sys- U»i were adopted. Cheney, who went before the council to prssonl a budget request ot $2,177,000 annually for the next two years, pointed out that most of the records processed In his department arc handled mail' ually. The heavy volume of records requires manpower that could be is* cluccd if the department were mo* chanizcd. Chenc-y said. Jf'hc commission also adVocat- cd drive-in windows for the department to facilitate tax payments. He said many persons complain they can't find a park ing space when bringing their payments to the Capitol, "And they have a right to complain," Cheney said, "because after all, they arc footing the 'bill." The Revenue Department's bud- gel included a requested increase . Continued on Page Two Weather Experiment Station report for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. -Tuesday; High 70, Low 50; No preclp- ">iUfkipn; Tolal 1958 precipilation through Oclober, 47.06 inches; .during the same period a year ago, 01,94 inches. RIVER dipped slighlly at Index lo 7.2 feet and dipped 1.8 •feet at Fulton to 11.8 feet; LITTLE RIVER dropped 4.6 feet at Horalio to 11.2 feet and dipped 3,5 feet at 'Whitecliffs to 17.3 feet, Both.rivers will continue lo fall indefinitely. ARK REGIONAL FORECAST ByTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS • All sections: Considerable cloudiness and scattered showers this afternoon and tonight, turning U^der tonight, Wednc'sday. 1 partly cloudy and •'rather cold, Thursday clear to partly cloudy and rather cold. High Ihis afternoon near 70 central and northeast, losv to mid 70s southeast, mid 60s to low 70s northwest, high 60s to mid 70s southwest; low tonight high 30s.to low 40s central, mid to high 30s nortlicast, in 40s southeast, high 30s to mid 40s southsvest, and hign 20s to high 30s northwest A R K A N S A S ; Considerable cloudiness, scattered showers .thin nfternon and tonight, turning colder tomghl with lowest 28 to 30 southeast, Wednesday partly cloudy and rather cold with highest around 40 northwest and 55 southeast, LO U 1 S I A N A ; Considerable cloudiness through Wednesday, scattered showers and turn, ic colder northwest portion late unci elsewhere Wednesday. THE WEATHER EUSEWHERE Py THE .ASSOCIATED ,'PRgSS Hiah Low Pr. Albany, cledr 47 23 .29 Albuquerque, cloudy 0} 40 Anchorage, cloudy " 25 20 A'Uanta, cioucly 73 54 Bismarck, snow 38 15 .20 Boston, clear 62 30 Buffalo, cloudy 44 '30 , r ^ CB)cago cloudy <J3 37 T. Cleveland, clew 50 32 ,J7 .', clear Q? 37 Moines, rain 4g 38 T Fort Worth, clear Gfi 5} pelroit, cloudy 45' 3Q ,g«i Jfldianapojis, cloudy 53 37 City, cloudy 44 40 Angeles, cloudy IS 5$ cloudy 0? 48 ji, cloudy 73 yi )i, ploudy BO 76 .01 MUsvauke, cloudy 39 30 Jjftoi.-St. Paul, uiin HI 8 |S T e\y Orleans, cli|ady ?g 61 |\'ew York, clear 63 34 City, plovidy 47 45 Qmaha, rain Philadelphia, cloudy Phoenix., sjpudy Pittsburgh, cloudy ' Portland, l\Je., oloav pqrllafld., Ore., e(ciU' .Rapid City, c)ear &m £aKe cay,. £»ij Wea'o, £sn Francisco, L Seattle, clear Ta,mpa, cloudy 39 ,34 65 ?? 77 55 53 S8 ,07 Si g6, ,0§ 5? 89 75 38 58 3fi ,)3 48 2p 7? 58 02 5.3 4g 30 .23 88 ,6$ •!W 6l ElMblilliM 1»5* *» i,«»6 PRICE S«5 COPY-. LIKES TO GIVE IT AWAY — Van Cllburn, world-famous Texas pianist, told a news conference In Austin that "I Mike to give 'money uway," Cllburn made the statement just prior to two concerts with the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra. — NEA Telephoto ' ' " CHARGE DC sey, a 22-year-old Greensboro, N, C., welfare worker, has been charged with solicitation to commit a felony. The 1958 graduate of Wake Forest College allegedly asked a Charlotte detective to kill the wife of highway patrolman Ransom Smith of Greensboro, Smith has resigned from the patrol. — NEA Telephoto TURNS ON-THE-TEARS — Mrs. Edythe. Klumpp, who nas confessed killing • her 'lover's separated wife, Mrs. Louise Bergen, and then setting the body on fire, turns on the tears for photographer in the Hamilton County jail in Cincinnati, Ohio, — NEA Telephoto Local Rifle Club Picked forNRAMeet The Hompslead Junior Rifle Club has been selected as one of lhc Clubs in. the nation lo compete in the NRA National Junior Postal Team Match which is to be fired in November, December and January. A match is fired in each of these months with a bulletin being print- i,'Ct at tiie end of each match showing the highest leam scores fired aroun.'l the country. The local club is eligible for the two position ma'tch in Avhjch a team oopiposed of five members fires 10 shots from the prone and standing positions, and the noi> scholastic match in which a five jnan team shpots 10 shols each from the prone position only, The total of the five scores represents the team score, ' In pve-match qualifications, fifing highest scores in the order Ijgted were David Moore, Helen Ramsey, Phil JVfcLaily, ' Sonny j ing "P the work," Kitchens, Harold Douglas, : David Stewart aucl Johnny Wilson.' Three other loam members, yet to be deluded, \vjll be eligibje to compete. The Junior Club, .which meets weekly jat the Armory has a nice group of promising young shooters Big 3 Agreed on Plan to Hold Onto Berlin By REINHOLD ENSZ BERLIN Bulletin LITTLE HOCK (AP>— The U.S. Weather Bureau hero Issued the fol lowing severe weather warning today; "A lino of thunderstorms Is ox- peeled to develop In south cehlrnl Missouri and north cenlral Arkansas early Ihis afternoon, Tuesday, and move rapidly eastward with n few severe thunderstorms nccnnt- panlod by isolated damaging winds and the possibility of one or two tornadoes in an area BO miles north Western powers have formed ill and 30 miles south of a line from plan for firm common action to MO miles west of Flippin, Ark., to prevent being ousted from East) ^°. milc ,s south southeast of Van- 'dalla, til., from 8 p.m. until 7 Berlin, diplomatic officials said to» night. The top .secret plan was drafted Within the past few days in dlplo* malic negotiations among lhc United Stales, Brllain and France: Senior officials said lh<? plan' nullities in delail' how Ihe three powers will react il the Russians turn over lo Ihe East German Communists control of the vital access arteries to Ibis island behind lhc Iron Curlyin, Their garrisons totaling 10.000 men are now supplied over i ail, air and road links lhat are controlled by Ihe Russian's. The three powers decline to recognize East German authority over I h e, s >• routes. They arc In full agreement,- it was said, thai they will refuse to p.m." Highway Dept. Pressured Into Ferry Care LITTLE ROCK. (AP) — The Arkansas Highway Commission today amended its contract witli Iho operator of the Toad Suck Ferry near Conway to provide free service for 12 hours daily beginning •Dec. 1. ' The commission bought Ihe remaining Interest of the' operator. Clay Cross, for $5,948 lo make '(he ferry entire state-owned. __ w w _ It agreed to pay Cross $20,000 acccpT an East "German sibstituto' Ior operating the ferry the first for.the Russian on Ihe four-power ciu ' under Ihc new contract, $1(1,. Allied air Bcilin. safety center in East i; This center controls all comme.r- 'cial and military air .traffic be- twen West Germany and West Berlin. The three-power agreement came 000 for the second year, $ 18,000 for the third year and $17,500 for each succeeding year the agrco- m'onl remains in force. The contract requires Cross lo operate the ferry free of charge between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., except when high water prevents opera- as Waiter Ulbricht, Communist | ^ on cn tj re ]y boss of East Germany, said he was | Cl . DSS j s 'p crm ju c d lo charge prepared to negotiate with the Al-, lolls whenever he operates the lies about their access lines Berlin. to Rampage of Pair Ends in Death, Injury , JVJV LOUIS ,(AP)— The' ly senseless rampage ot two men Monday night ended in the death of a tavern patron, wounding ol a bartender and the kidnaping, beating and robbery of a laxi driver, One of Ihe mcn.v out of prison only since Saturday, was arrested. Police identified him as Norman Eugene Lunsford 25. The other man was still being sought. Cpl, Philip Dwyer sf.id homicide charges would 'be filed against Lunsford. He finished a five-year form for burglary Saturday. Dwyer said this apparently was (he sequence of events: "They were in a tavern, Pat and Rose's, and started shooting up the place, firing into the wall, they forced a barmaid to call a taxi," he said. Washington Restoration Tax-Exempt The Pioneer Washington Restoration Foundation now enjoys a lax- free status, Juclgo James H. Pil- kiiilon, President of the Foundation said today, The Internal Revenue Service lias j-uleci that- contributions made to the Foundation will be deductible by Ihe donor? jn , computing their, taxable net incomes in the manner arid to the extent provided from nim and made him lie on Tsy law. The ruling was-made on November J8, 1958, ^ Judge pilkinlon -said, that Ihe Foundation Boayd hoped that the citizens of this are's'would support the Foundation by trieir gifts before the end of this year, and take advantage of the deduction" against 1958 income, so that t)ie-restoj'atiou work could be started soon after January 1st, "We have-everything we need to get started except money", ho stated. ''The lack o£ fun?Js is hold. ferry oulside Ihoso hours. The contract requires him to maintain landings, approaches and access roads on both sids of the river. Commission Chairman Glen Wallace of-Nashville said Die contract seemed quite beneficial for both parties. He said Cross had been operating the lollferryat a loss under the old contract. Wallace said a study had indicated il would cost the stale $25,000 annually lo provide Ihe service. Gross • will render under Ihu contract, Cities Okay Move to Repeal Bond Ceiling HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP)—The Arkansas Municipal League yesterday adoplcd a legislative program calling for repeal a jivu-million- dollar ceiling on bonds issued by cilies tor capital improvements, The legislative recommendations will be presented to the 1959 Genera) Asse'mbly, In adopting the report of its Legislative Committee, the league also urged thai the legislature moder- Cab driver William Patch, OS), I nizo stale laws regulating city pur- picked them up, Lunsford pro-1 chasing and that state turnback duced a pistol and directed Patch to drive to 3Sf\st St. Louis, across the Mississippi. Patch #aid the other man repeatedly slugged him on the bnol: oj. the )iegd. Then they took for this year, wh,9 may l?o eligible for the December and January matches, " ; New Hep§ Chwrch Rgylyal Planned Revival seryJces wjli start pt Jfpw Ilope £apU?t ,cjiwcjj, Wpd- ne^day and continue fhrough Ihis weel>, Services w]ll bo held eaah nlgjit at 1 witli th.e pev, Merliu Cox preaching, 'fhe eliufch is, located tliree Tnljes npr^ o-f Jiopp pn High.* way $o. 4. ' on CoWon Quotas The referendum QO upland cotton marketing quotas,, Jg be held in the cotton producing area? 'Bec.15, will be the J3th tjrne gvo\yers have re; gislered ihpfr ohojcg OR how they w,anl IQ Jr. crop, Jay State and Coqsei'vatipn today. •Marveling quojs? have 'been in pffeol cQnlinuously for fhe last five props, 'fhe fiyst vote on potion marketing quota? was hejsj in Mar,, 1933, "^nd th,e last j)fgy}ous cotton Fefowndyi^ was io pepember IQ57. |p the last votp, §|.9 p^- cpnt pf the farmers ygtjn| ^pressed ap whon an night at the 2/fth copvunion of ttic Federation at Ljtlle , . . Ihe' county <leleggUftO recejyecl certifies ie at'H'nowjedging ' rectors prior to will be made, City Qftigers vcport five windows its membership, quol» i«v this .. WfU Hfe^rp s,cl\o.oj , ,, . s>chp,ol feyUdings was jpid • a, liay ' ht., nay, f?, a..t f p. MI. §( 'the ''-JtsUan ^iJW'^ii- .ehi'e t? I 5 -fiSP's^d 5 County organisation, farm for the folk? vvha d,on'i to Jia_sJivUle Thdf&ssiyjng Pay ojf the Yet- meet KtAO OUR ADS the floor of the cab while they drove back to St. Louis. Al some time, they entered a filling station, Lunsford waved the pistol around and punched out the windshield of p customer's car with his fist, The men drove off] without paying the gasoline bill. In a nearby tavern, owned by John Bradjey, 59, they got into ar. argument - with other customers. Bradley, said he heard a shot and saw Wesley Buson, 31, slump to the floor. Next he felt a bullet funds to cities be increased in prpprotion lo increases in lotai general revenues, On the latter point, thq cam- witlee pointed out thai sine.? municipalities have be«n pelting a fixed $2,310,,00 lurnbnc* from general revenues, while during that time general revenues have increased from about 30 million dollars to 9fl millions. Action un two other legislative proposals was defcried for further ' One his own arm. Huson dc-ad. The men Jeft the tavern and apparently separated. One of them purchased a package ol ejgarnttus in another J5Qj'. Then, tiwycr said: "Lunsford apparently cfr.clcd back and authority ; lo levy automobile license fees; the other a populpr vote on a proposed home rule, constitutional amendment. The Legislature Igso abolished the cities' authority to collect fes for licensing ayi/TOP- biles. ^ Mayor William P. Lamfln of Noj'lh Little Rock was ejected president succeeding Muyor B,uij F. Butjer oi Osceola., Peeled dislript vice presidents were Mayors Ray Row of B/itesi ville, Flynn Cnivers of Clarendon, John Harsh of Magnolia, Austin picked him up, He was swearing Parish of Fayclteville and George to beat' the band, claiming Uift j Trout of Benton, cops were always after Jvm and j JIaske)! Ray of framing him,.' named secretary, All Around Town By The Stsi Stsft EXPECTED TEMPERATURES NOIMAL The tcmiirt-.tiuic outlook from niltl-N'ovcmltcr to mid-December > calls for abov« normal In lite eastern liulf of (he nation »n4 i below normal Iti (lie western lulf. Orcnk'st ifcttitrturcx from i seasonal norms arc Indicated In (he northcru Rocky Mountain j states and the middle A|>|>:tlacliliiii urea. EXPECTED PRECIPITATION Expected precipitation for the period of mid-November to mld- Dcccmbcr presents an unusual pattern. Precipitation Is expect-, cd to exceed normal over most areas lying- between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian'^. Elsewhere in the country, subnormal lo normal amounts arc anticipated. Chamber .of Comtnevce Manager, Jlcm^slcad Comity Farm ft. HpJt urges ail paernbers to seticj in thtjr Ballots for- jiew was recognized for its success In jnembership U. S. Alleges Own Fault Man Bayoneted LITTLE KOCIC (AP) — Tho fed- <jrul government says it was Paul C. Downs' own fault thai fie was wounded in front of Lltllo Rook Cenlral High School last year by a bayonet welding paratrooper. Downs, a Springdalo farmer, filed suit in U.S. District Court'Sept. J3 seeking $5,000 damages against tho government. Jle charged that he suffered a bayonet'wound ijfthe arm while nine Negro students were being escorted into the school under guard of the lOlsl Airborne 'Division. In its anwer to the suit, the government said Downs • was wounded because of his own negligence and charged thai ho disobeyed orders lo move when Die paratroopers dispersed an anil- integration crowd in front of Central in ah. The govrnmenl also contended thai Downs was not in front of the school [or peaceful or lawful purposes. 'Downs' lawyer is Amis Guth- riduc, attorney for the pro-segregation Capital Citizens Council here. No hearing data has been sec. Pioneer of Washington Succumbs Mrs, Charlean Moss Williams, 89, prominent historian and author of South Arkansas, died today at Ihe home of a daughter, "Mrs. C. N, Trimble in Kl Dorado. M'rs. Williams was born in Washington in 1868, a grand daughter of James-Moss, who had been one of the founders of ilempstcad, Territory of Missouri jn 18|f), She was a lifelong student of history of her urea. Long ago she began a program to prtsurvu the early history of Washington and Jfempstuud Courtly and spent most of her lifetime in the accumulation of historical data. She pro, seated a portion of this data in tho form ol u hook, "Tho Old Town Speaks" which was published in 1951, The title referred to Washington and the uontcnts were hitherto unpublished data of Jhe .1!crops>tcad area, principally pf the era of her childhood following Ihe Civil War, For more than a quarter of a century Mrs. Williams piessed tho development of the historical sites of Washington and lived to see the formation, just ijiis y^ar, of a foundation set Up to do the things she had advocated lor years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Trimble of £J Oorado and M(s. Quuntyn. T. Cone of Crgs- seU. Funeral services will -be held In, lht» Washington Presbyterian, phurch Wednesday at 3 p.m. Set 1 ? vices will be conducted by y grandson, the Rev. W, Bradley Trirrnble, fteelor of St. Malhias 12pis.ei .•phurch of Shreveport. Burial Paljcrest Kwicyu} Seryjee of £,„. wjll be m Washington Cpmelery. in lieu of flowers the Camily B.S,,., tli.al contributions in. mpmoyy pf Mrs, William? be sent to, "' Washington RestQraliun, j,o$ t Arkansas. Episespols Plon Five Airmen Die in Crash of Tanker LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) — I'Mvc airmen died In the flaming crash of a huge KCKi.l, jot tanker, lit Lorlng Air Force Base today, The Air force snicl two of Iho men aboard were thrown clear of the wreckage and managed to get j out "by some-'miracle." One <if them escaped with a lacerated hand, the other suffered a broken ,arm and burns, The survivors were identified as Capt. Herman J. Dosenbach, 35, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman S, Posenbaeh of .Kirkwood, Mies., and T. Sgl, Charlus A, llolscliiw, 31, son of Mr, and Mrs. Alvin If. Mojsclaw of Madison, Ind. Names of Ihu victims were withhold. The crash occurred in Ihe same general urea, where a B47 jet •bomber crashed last Saturday killing all four men aboard. Air Force officials said Iho tanker had been flying on n mission for fuiir hours and was coming in for touch and go landings—practicing landings and lakuuff immediately. Actually Did Not Hqye Time to Be Scared Vl'. PAUL, -Minn, (AH)— "Get .scared? — there svasn'l time — anil after It was all over there was no reason to." That was l)ic way Robert F. Olson, 37'year-old suburban Rosy- mount funpur 'described his re-. action, today to a cframatic kitchen knife operation in which he saved the life of his 71 /ear old doctor /ether who was choking "n a pieco of 'hpm at 9 wedding anniversary colcbration, 'file emergency surgery was performed Sunday by fiobert ynU o brother, CUiarles, 40, in tho J^ilchen of Jlobert Olson's farm iion)c. They used a paring knife and tube from a fountain pen to open, the windpipe ol Dr, Charlus A. Qlson and reslure thu flow e£ oxygon to his lungs, Neither brother had any medical training, Robert said ho was elected to perform tho operation because vfac knew where the wind' pipe was, 'i'he doctor was described a.s in gopd condition in a hospital today and is expected to be reloasyri in, a few days,, JfospUaJ phyYioiany saic( Ihey had lo do "a little repair work" on tho incision iu the doctor's throat, but (hat the two braiders saved the olffor man's life. hcdes Olfcqn said his father's face was ''grey-black" whci) they carj-|p4 him from t|ic dining room wJjcre some 30 guosls were crie- brsting the doctors 2?th w*dcling U.S. Reports : Living Cost as Unchanged j WASHINGTON (AW — Living cods ns measured by llics fcdci'til government remained unchanged in October, The Labor Department reported today Its consumer price index held sletuly al 183.? per cent ot the 1047-49 nvorage. This Is Iho . same as In Augusl and Scptcm.' ber. Tht! peak was 123.1) In July » ttersey R, Rlloy, Labor Depart"', tncnl price chief, said the over-all ; living cost level IH teetering In a narrow range with slltfhl increases for iscmie consumer Items and' countering slight declines for nth -\ ers, "Wo have stability achieved by a 1 ', balance of forces," Hlley said, ' , lie said this is expected lo con- '•'• tlnue to rlhe next few months. In October, food prices averaged l; % ot I per cent lower than in Sop' • _ Imbcr but prices of most olher "-, B'oods and services averaged high-',, or, - ',, Because of the relatively steady Jiving cost level over lhc last three months, there will be no ad- j - Justment in pay rales for nearly'' one million workers In Ihu auto •' and related industries whose labor ' contracts call for quarterly adjust- - monts based on tho govcrnmenl In-,-, dcx. * llovyover, decreases of about .1 cent are scheduled to go Into of- ci feel in the pay roles of about 20U,- ' 000 olher workers, whose contracts ' have a different adjustment.basis, ; from the auto worker group. - '; The workers thus clue for n pay 1 '; cut—tho first such downward Adjustment based on the government , index since March 1050—arc" em-" • ployed by Ihe WosUnghpuse Elcc- • trie Corp., Core & Co., Chicago;- Transit Authority and Ihe Convnir £ Aircraft Division of General Dy- ', mimics Corp. - - ;*| <~m Jycjgo Andrew A- Glenn, a SI. Paul p,K)batp Judge, said that afi tc-r i5°' Bejl ''' TO9^ C Uw jnpjsion. a vas needttdi to las^rt in th.u |ri,ocl ^utUug plpce from th.c haadiesl object, hop, but U was to.o.b,ig so cij,i a piep* tw^ line he Blocks Strike f of A A Pilots MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — An llth- hour court order blocked a pilots' strike at American Airlines and prevented the Thanksgiving holiday air travel crisis from becoming worse. Two other airlines are' paralysed by strikes. The Air Lino Pilots Assn. .had threatened to strike American at midnight. Federal Judge Frederick V, P. Bryan issued a temporary restraining order Monday night cnpoining the walkout, ' ' Eastern Air Lines, the country?s largest air passenger carrier, shut down operations Monday as flight engineers and mechanics went out. Trans World Airlines has been struck by (J,WO machinists since Friday. The strike at Haslern sent JioJl* day travelers rusing for alternate accommodations, -', >' Other airlines were expanding, (heir schedules and railroads add' eel facilities to handle the Thanks'" giving Day throngs. But it ap- i.*- : poured that thousands of students,,^ servicemen and others would not' > get home, , ij Judge Bryan's order required. |; Iho pilots association to show ,J cause Ijy Friday why it should no(; -j bo enjoined from striking, ff'suf-,',* ficiept cause is not shown, , ihe order - remain^ in effect wJjiia negotiations continue on the assp» ciaUon's demands for highpr pay, a shorter work schedule and othu}' rule changes. American asked for the restrain* jng order on the ground? Jhst walkout by its 1,500 pilots Violate Railway Lab,or Act ye--, tjuirurnents for mediation an4 pther compulsory "cooling off!* measures, : ! The association argued it hacjj fulfilled all such requirements, A^oui 7,300 iSas>lovn employes' stopped work, and both sides pi'j?» • pared for what they predictpfl, would ba a long strike, A com," pany spokesman expressed that it woi,iki be settled b,y mas. Meanwhile, Capital Airlines it would return lo normal o^-^., lions by today. A ma,chip]s|§ 4< strike at Capital mute than 4 month ago has been sciUed. A spokesman fov th_e vania HajU'oad. said the line been carrying pjjtrta since the Capital strike.

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