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s *Y »' .--'J; To City Subserlbtri! If yau fail fa §st yaup ase tg|gph<3R§ 74431 by 6:3<3 p. m, 8fid a special will ctelivgp yeuf paper, '66TH YEAR: VOL £0 For Weafher Report! les Column at Baftem this Page HOPf, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1959 A», Not th« & m6t. list, Jfl/ 1ISI *» 3,499 PfclCE Ss COPY' Religious Cult Ranch Bombing leaves 9 Dead CttATSWOftTH, Calif. (AP) — Mine persons died today Whert & bomb blasted the hedd'qUal'tors o< b religious cull's ranch In the bnr» rch Chalswotlh Hills, T: ( WO were children. \ Authorities recovered eight bodies arid .part o fa ninth ;ft'6m thd fiery wreckage. Krishna V.enlai imdci' of the Fountain of *« the World Cult, was one of those killed. Three persons, Iwo of them children, word injured. Sheriff's deputies speculated, that one unidentified body might be thnt ot the bomber. Survivors said a man carrying a canvas bag was seen on the property ^a few minutes before the explosion blew apart the cult's administration building. t 1 Weather Experiment Station report for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Wednesday, High 39, Low 28; No precipitation; Total 1958 precipitation through November, 53.03 inches; during the same period a year ago, 07.90 inches. • Extended Forecast for the Period Dec. 10 to Dec, Ib. Arkansas: Temperatures 4 to 8 degrees below normal, v Normal mininja 28 to 38. Normal maxima 46 to 65. Slow warming trend fol- Inwocl by colder again about the weekend. Precipitation light or none. Some scattered rain. ARKANSAS; Partly cloudy through Thursday, a little colder kmight with lowest 15-25 north and Os south portion tonight, not so cold Thursday afternoon with highest in 40s, . ^ LOUISIANA: Cloudy and cold this afternoon and tonight with occasional ram this afternoon and early tonight in southeast portion, lowest 28-32 north and 32-42 south portion tonight, Thursday partly cloudy, not quite so cold in atter- i , , ,. V • NEttTscttOO'L BOARD — This ts~thef"new Little Rock, Ark., school board, l\a"IT^Tnoderate''"aTHl half dedicated segregationists. Top, left to right! Ted'L. Lamb, Everett Tucker. Jr., and R. H. Matuon, Jr,» all "moderates," Bottom, left to right; Judge R. W. <(Bob) Laster; Ben D. Rowland, and Ed I. McKlnley, segregationists. — NEA Talephoto noon. -6 Atlanta, cloudS Boston, clear Buffalo, cloudy Chicago, clear Cleveland, clear Denver, clear , Des Moines, clear 'Detroit, clear .Fort Worth, cloudy Helena, cloudy • Indianapolis, cloer Kansas City, c.'onr t os Angeles, clcai ouisvillc, • clear Memphis, cloudy Miami, cloudy Milwaukee, clear Mpls.-St. Paul, clear New Orleans, rain New York, clear 30 13 10 3 ' 5 -1 19 ,01 -5 .01 37 24 18 4 16 5 .01 43 12 15 9 19 2 -4 15 .07 G<3 56 20 9 33 25 01 75 5 -6 r 7- -6- * (57 4!) ,09 32 IB Oklahoma City, cloudy 24 2? Omaha, cloudy Philadelphia, cloudy Phoenix, clear Pittsburgh, clear iKfcaUlc, rain TPnrnpa, cloudy Washington, cloudy • (T-Trnce 24 32 14 16 73 46 ,21 -3 47 43 80 C2 37 J9 Judge Wonts No • Port of Probe CLEVELAND (AP)- — Soft^polo en U.S. pislrict Judge James C. Council, whoso panic was jijtro. ( duced into a Senate Rackets Com- puUce hearing, will have no part of the committee Investigation. life 'made it plenr thaj. ho _\yi)J not appear before the committee. as suggested iby, its heap;, gap, John L, j\ieClejjan (piArk). Connejl's name came up during testimony m Washington Tuesday and was Jinked by McCJeJJan with gift silver champagne buckets di$u tnbulcd in JPS5 by Ohio Teamsters Union official , in whose favor council recently ruled. >iP"i know nothing of any such t jgift," the judge said, "essept I ' never received it," ' Hjs ruling came in a* esse in : volvm? Youngstown Ohio, kocaj 377. A group pf candidates seeHins to oust the locals aipumbenf legii ,55. ershijp had been ruled ineligible If' Jnr election by James. STATE OF EMERGENCY — Margaret Riley,' left, and Mary Culkin v/alk a narrow path between hugh snowbanks in Oswego, N, t Y., during a, heavy snowfall, The snow storm deposited five teet of snow on the city in a -24-hour period, leaving drifts up to £0 feet, A state of emergency is in effect in the area, — NEA Te|ephoto Two Die in Arkadelphia PlqneCrash ARKADELPJIfA, Ar);. (APJ — Two persons Were killed la,sl night in the crash o,f & ligl}t airplane near 'the Okolona community, 20 miles southwest "oL here, Sheriff Buren jHardiili idtnlific-d th? victims as Olen Smjth, 54, t,t genlon, and Mertlp Daynes, 40, of San Bernardino, Galif, , Gasoline from the craft's luet tppk spewed onto a nearby frame house and set it afire. The sheriff sajd,...two persons inside escaped uninjured before the ^building was destroyed. ' ..' The plane struck aUieetop aud then glowed, into the earth next lo the house. There • were no survivors, Al_ LHHe Jiock, State ftohee said lh<? 'plan? was off couyse' on a flight from Attus, Qkla,, to Benton- §ini,th' yepently moved \ f y o ii\ J}aUa,s, Te.^,, to pentoa aijcjj open, eoha'flyjpg * '' itors countermanded mg, ft Connell held the nipijiSw? la uthuuty to phalleuge Hoffsj's minipU'atioi\ oj (bp union, could only advise, he s|id, 57, Dies Tuesday in Cox, age4 47. a longtime resident o| jfempstead. died Tues- djy J:p a loeal )iQspi|al. He. lived include his ,\vife, Mvs« seven sops. ISincst o| o| £U.ssing t » lu "e3> of ioe; three of lyeno v Plei^Cpx t oi Mistrial in the Georgia Bombing Case ATLANTA .(API — Judge Our, wood T, Pye today declared a mistrial in the state's efforts to convict George Bright of the Jewish" Temple bombing &nd mfjict the death penalty. • The mistrial came l witb the jurors hopelessly deadlocked nine- to-three slightly , more than ! ?i hours after they began their da- liberations. *• Tho jurors disclosed that thp division had r been - the sarrie since J} a.m. Monday, There was no disclosure of - whether' tlie ity stood fay acquittal 'Or tlpn, , ,,..,,,,;,,-,,,, The jurocs, worn 'and weary from the long, frustrating efforts lo leach an, to' shortly a.flcr Agreement, the a.m. wore room . The judge asked alj who thought there wss 09 of an meat to raise their hands, AH did,. Then, he djreejpd.< on ordpr pf mistrial, explaining, tjiat |l?e}'B no Qeorgia. la>v 'jlo comppj j\ to deliberate until tliey j wore physically exhausted,, With time oyi for Sunday observance and sleep, the jurors ap» tyaliy l\ad fleJibei'aled appvoxii matsly $% bout',?—tiie longest pe< rjpd in the memory o£ cpyrj otfi* ejals. ,' ^ l: *, were SP, woj-n 014 that they- , were allowed to rety-e early T ue3 day in S v.ain hope tha^ a help, Won't Bother Highway Dept, Faubus Declares LITTLE KOCK (AP)— Gov.' Orval E. Faubus said today ho would rigidly maintain the "hands off" attitude which he said has characterized his administration's relations with the Highway Commission. "My critics should be at least partly convinced after four years that 1 mean what I say about that," Fa»ibus said. Under the Mack-Blackwcll constitutional amendment "of )9,j2. the tflve member Highway Commission which was set up so no Gov- GOVI.W ernor could place a majority ot his appointees on the body. However, the amendment was written with Arkansas tradition that no governor wins a third mind.t i >•. ^ , ';, f 1 Faubus made' hi's 'lliird appointment, former State Sen. Lawrence Democrat Drive ill Run Short Carpenter Says By JOHN R, STARR UTTLE ROCK (AP) — T h c .chairman of o dollars for Democrats drive In Arkansas said today ihe fund raising campaign will full shoil of Its ¥50.000 goal, principally because ot opposition to the national party. Clnudc Cnrpcntcr Jr., who recently was named secretary to congressman - elect Dale Alford, said the exact total raised would hot be known until reports were in from all 7(5 counties. "A ini-gc number of counties aren't giving a Ihint;," Carpenter said. "They 'say they won't as long as Paul Butler Is the party chair)nan." Carpenter said the resistance developed although he slated cm-! between the state and federal gov Defiance in Alabama Brings Ike's for Respect of 'Law Alabama Scene of Test of U.S., State Rights By REX THOMAS MONTGOMEKY, Ala. (AP) — An explosive new lost of .vlrenglh phaticnlly throughout the clrlvo that none of the money would bp sent to the notional party because of remarks made by Duller criticizing Gbv. Orval E. Faubus and Ms ; handling of the Little Rock integration crisis. Carpenter alk-iidod a national party maclifijj last week at Washington. At the meeting Butler was given an overwhelming vole of confidence by delegates. Curpcn- penter was one of the discenting votes former attorney for the Arkansas Public Service Commission, Carpenter quit his state job late in October to .manage Alford's successful write - in campaign against Rep, Brooks Hays CD- Ark), the Democratic nominee. Carpenter said he anticipated no trouble in Alfoid's being seat- !cjd in the House as a Democrat. A special IIoucc commiUee iris taken steps to look into charges by John F. Wells, publisher of a llittle Rock weekly newspaper, Jhnt' Irregularities' we: c involved it) Alford's victory over Hays. •"In the history of .the House. there has never been an occasion where a representative was re\ Continued on Page Four Dr. McCldnahan Is , dg**»MS •"*•*""'• * K iwoniis Speaker m i ,, , T, „, ' Dr ' Joiln M'cClanahan, paslor of Blackvyel nf Pine Bluff, a co.au-' First Baptist Church,-was the feather of the amendment, last sum-ltured speaker before the Hope Kimer, following the accidental W! ,nis Club Tuosdnv death of commissioner Cecil S- Lynch pf Pine Bluff. wnnis Club Tuesday, His subject was "National Bible M- ih- H ' u- Wcck '" ancl he l '- !lce d ^e origin His third term success gave him 0 £ the Bible, its many tranMalions the opportunity to.choose a fourth and i angunges down through the member, and IIP snirl HP will num/< „, .,-. . ,., _. ,, , member, and he said'he will nainr Armil Taylor of Cljirl-svilie to succeed Raymond F. 0) r of Fort Smith next month. Faubus referred to Taylor as a non-controversial figure and there has been no open criticism of the impending appointment since it was announced last week, The governor said he would make no suggestions to the commission on the future of Highway Director Herbert Eldridgo, who has frequently been under fire Jrom both Faubus and the Legislature during the past four years, I no part in the commission's announced aim of augmenting Jts road building funds 'by a 7'/ 2 million dollar increase in highway user taxes, ''It's up to the commission to make its case for the tax increase and 'sell it to the Legislature and tho public," Faubus said. _Sevej-al legislators have criticized «the commission's proposal saying no tax increase should bo enacted m tho 1959 session following the 22 million dollar tax package of 1957. Faubus said he would not recommend any kind of tax increase to the 1959 General Assembly, ages. 'He. also told o( the work of the Ameiican Bible Society and praised the organisation for Its work George W. 'Lambert was introduced as a new member Tom Purvis and Charlie Benson of Hope were guests. Paul Adell of Camdcn was also a guest. £mi,, i iVh imr y°*™- election officials today were fA ^ S A^J^^'^^. «H'nt.n« more than H.OOO - Recount Underway of Little Rock LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Twelve re- votes cast in thrc races m Saturday's city school board election, Recounts were afked by three deloptod candidates. r "f thought we might get through this afternoon but nov J'm not SP sure," said E. A, Henry, chairman of the Puiaski County Boaid of Election Commissionois The recounting begpn this morning. It was requested by W, f'V flector, Mrs. Charles Stephens ynd 0. C. JHaiJey, respectively defeated by Ben 13. Rowland Sr, Traff.c Judge R, W. Luster und Russell BVluison Jr. Rector and Mrs, Stephens run cvnmonls — uneqiialed since Little Rock — boiled up in Alabama today over the issue of Negro voting. State and county officials Who defied the U.S. Civil Rights Commission's first attempt to investigate complaints of racial discrimination stood their 'ground in the face ot threatened federal court action. The Justice Department in Washington, acting at the co'hv miss'ion's request, started proceedings Tuesday to ask for a court order to compel voter registration oificials to produce their rec'urds and answer questions about the conduct of their offices. U.S. District ,Alty. Harlwell Dnvis- in Montgomery said n short time later his office was "working on" ;i petition to be filed wild Dls- tricl Judge Frank M, Johnson Jr, but declined tc say when t!,c action might be taken. Refusal to obey a federal court order, if Johnfon issues one, could bring jni! sentences for contempt: In the two-day hearing, which came to nn abrupt halt Tuosdny," six voter registrars refused to be, question about registration of voters. ( > r The commission was equally uy-' successful in 'getting' access fo thiV ' been turned over to local ties, Alabama Alty. Gen. Johnc- P,at; lerson, who directed the massive resistance, denounced Ihe hearing as an unwarranted Invasion ot states rights, Patterson, 37-year-old governor- elect, said he welcomed the- chance to fight it out in court, and promised to use "every means available lo us" to protect the Alabama officials. While he didn't spell it out, it was almost certain that Patterson intends lo appeal lo higher coin Is il the dislrlcl court orders the registration records sui rendered to the "commuv similar defiant challenge sJnte by r ov Orwil G, O, East, Former Rosston Resident, Dies Here Tuesday G, 0, East of Hope, formerly of .Rosstpr,, died Tuesday aflei- noon'at 4:30 pi his homo here, Survivors include his wife, Mac two daughters, >!vjrs, ' DprreJJ By- evs of Hope, 'Mrs. H. E. Cox of Rock; live sons, Lloyd I E. 'Faivbus as integralienibt. Mat-son was PIT the same slate Railey Rowland were on a second slate whicn hud tho implied support of the governor, Voting was close m Iht three Disputed races sion. A eamo from Circuit Judge George Wallace of Clayton, Ala., who re' luscd even to appear ut tho commission hearing. He already hud impounded ,registration records in two counties before the eivll rights agency ey'lleci for llicm, Patterson based his aclian on the argument (hat: 1. The commission * created by Congress has no right to see "\>rlr vnle and confidential" registration files, '2, The ropistrnis themselves are judicial officers whose official cop" duet cannot be questioned by the federal fact-finding agency, Each Candidate Spent Over $2,000 WASHINGTON lAP> Dr. Oalo A(Jord and Rep. Bryt,ks Hays UD- Ark; roj^ortec) uJmosl identical o,v pendituros foi the.genoraj election campaign m which ed Hays unseat' Allord's shipment to the clerk imported expenses of §>2,500. ^Ijays icpgrted $2,438, Both said 'they put up the mcney Ad Around Town The Sfsr Staff , Hope, Arlis of Spnn« Hill La • ' Clt y Police repoit that the p.ffj, first season ''- , . James of {he V.S. Marines; JerioJl lcQi of mwly-elucted Prosecuting of U.S. Navy and Qradon of Hppw, j Attorney Royae Wciseukerger and arrangements are in- cpmplete and will toe announced uy 'Srn4h Funeiel l}pme of Stamps. Receives No Surplus Feed CAP) — Only counties dt4 not partici- Attorney W. S, Atktns were enter* ed last night but SP far as could he determined nothing wus missing . . officers uiso arrested, two Negro boys on charges of burglary and grand larceny iji connection wjlh the theft pf sornt coats from an auto. to conflicting dates with, cs o par- , ,--,-, -. - ....... ^..,-«, ----- ,-r -,'-, in thg distribution of surplus ' churches and, ofter ;organidt'4ons ' November, state Woj-' the YPW has changed it? meetings Commissioner Curl Adam:! to the 2nd and 4,Ui Thursday fa §ajd ye^tcA'day, s ieach month ... the rne-m'b.erghjj.i ' " ' i §aid a total of 3,,Q9.5,2701 ciynnuttee hopes thj^ will enatjle of |ut;pjus foo,d. \Y95 dis-, n WP members to attend re^uls? lo jllilrWiS' P&flOft? in oy, jne,ct!n|ji, , gays only six bucks ha,ve been checked at the City police Station the first I>VQ days as compared to a couple ol do/en tht- oponlng days of the season, <* Hollywood, Calif, the Star, liecorriing Company writes, "We 910 considering for recording »i national ulbnm release n Spng written, by Mabel White of your area, The name of the *'|'ll Love Vou As i-ong As 1 White's address is, }J8, |%vms ( At'k- at Brookwpod School »t< Hope, will eo.nd.ijct a VU!'&VheUJ pt a P:AV 1{j[Uof Hflae/' AIR FORCE QUEEN'— Hnr- lene Cook, 20,'of-Denver, Colo., will be the Air Force's' Ouecn In the Cotton Bowl In Dallas Jan. 1, 1959. — NEA Tclephoto Unemployment Virtually at a Standstill '-, Vi '» * s ! WASHWGTpN (AP)~ Unemployment', 'remained /virtually tin- .changed in Novemberi,lnstcnd of rising^sbasonally as "expected. The* -fiovernmpnt reported total employment fell Uy-053)000, to G4,- B53.QOO.' - - ' '. , r * ' ' Unemployment 'by 'Census Bu- , f >lAP of sl»tis r l|LVil error, In other woids, Iho fiKiiro might hovo clwniiml just as much the other wny. The joint Commerce-Labor Depart- mont announcement said It represented virtually np chnnfe'e. "J'he factory work week averaged ,')9,() hours,,or twp hours longer Jn November' than In October. Thin was due lo a shurp increnso in auto industry overtime and in the end of a number of liibor strikos, The longer work week along with some new pr,y raises pushed liictory worker em-nines up $1.02 a week to a new high of !j,t)0.fiu. This is $3,00 higher than a year ago, Inereases were shown- by every industry grovpj The IKSV government jobs rcjjort reilectcd a uencrully improving national economy, The drop in employment, wus accounted fur chiefly by seasonal curtailment of farm activity, Thp 'seasonally adjusted rate of unemployment fell to 5.0 per cent in November, a 10-month low. At the low point "in economic activity lust spring mid ogmn in late summer, this rate hud been as 1 high a? 7^ per cent. * Mother of Cpach John Pierce Dies at Crossett - Mrs."'Betly Kawls. Pierce, 02 of 'Bustrop, La. died Tuesday at Cros- selt where 'she formerly -lived. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Pierce, five sons, Rawis pf aJastrap, -Thomas' of Crossett, John K, fierce of Hope, Gene C, Pierce uf Mobile, Ala,, .Jimmy J' 1 , Pierce of San Antonio; two daughters, MVfrs/Ciirllon Hill of Ctosselt and Mrs, J2. M. Lee of 'Mom PC, La,, twp brothers, and two sisters, * Funeral services will toe h,eld at g:3Q p.ijij Wednesday at J-'irsl Baptist Church of Crossett by the Bev. J, W, Buckner. Hurial will bo at Plnewood "Memorial tery by Jones Funmy.1 Service, Dies Today in Local Hoipital Rt, 2 resident, found suffering from e«posiae Sunday, died, early today in a Ipcal hospital. OWL-II Ncai, a^out 07, was found in his unto or* West Third Street about 9 a.m. Sunday »n,d luts been trpqtfd la the hospital since Survivors include his wife, 'Anm<? f^eal; two sjons, Andrew »t •'i'exarkana and Orval Lee $feaj 'gt Itie U.S, Air Force ji) Pucj'tp 'Jjico; UVQ. ^ayghters? Mi's, Jiene Hp]t pf Jlayjrj§gn. Aik. and Reprehensible to Refuse Data, Eisenhower Says By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITI-i . , l \\ 3 ': V>' A •:j » !>! WASHINGTON (AP) dent Eisenhosvor today colled tt reprehensible for public officials to refuse to produce evidence fllboul Negro voters registration, ' At a news conference the dent dealt specifically with dellnnce In Alabama and also defianco of the law generally. At liis first meeting with crs since Nov, 5, Elsenhower ai8o*;*L| said he knows ot no reason to ?>•*-$. (Itiesllon reports thnt the Snviot'$jj8 Union has developed nn intorefln* tlncnlnl ballistic mifiile of delivering a warhead almost •<?*, | 8,700 miles. .f^i- As for published re|)0rls Ihd^i! Soviet Union hns lest flown (in. '^ atomic-powered plnno, Elscnhdw- fi.ij or sold this government has'i'e/7l^ celved no IntclliKencp—no rullable r"^'| Information— that Ihey liave such a plane. J31stnhower was nskocl for menl on the refusal by Alabnn\a i*$ public officials to supply Negro f?^ voter registration data to the fcd«,t '"H oral Civil Rights Commission. ( ' I'v-VJ In the light of that development; 1 ' f|| the commission Tuesday legal action to compel the cinls to produce such data. The President remarked doom'I feel very well about -t dci'iimcc in Alnbnma. He Said lie picked the ...„ t .,, : sion very carefully, making siu'a,^ thatv some Southerners were eluded on It,,, •,"Jt"ls'Hti r ri>thcr' sad sort of, „, ..,^ Eisenhower went on, when such4-^ defiance 'develops. Jlo said', all^l^J n round the country wo afe ruut'ly! nlng into rofusaly to comply the basic lav* 1 ? of the land have been upheld'as being, lega't' and proper, > < s r -'^ f s And thnt,' hy said, is a repre'- <a hcnsible ktqcD*of thing. - , :*J Thp Pr'esjd^jit sounded a new ,^ 1 r-.:. »._! 1 f o| . Jj )c J ow _ fjg^.'.'i bo no jnterfoiv, X right of free said enee mi lo vote. '*u ••",* Must Protect Berlin, Says Eisenhower ' By JOHN M, HIGHTOWER','5 VVASIUNGTON (AP) Kifcnhotvei' said today Ihat United Stales and its AU»es a light and duty lo protect the' freedom of West Berlin and do^ not intend lo nbnndon lho~ or'its people, The President told his conference he failed to find thing particularly new in-Ihe lest suggestions about the fierii)!,. situation from Soviet Wikita Khrushchev. Son. Hubert Humphrey (G^ f Jvlinn) relayed the- KhrusliqtiQy**^ ideas to Eisenhower. The , dent declined to discuss them detail, but it was leaincd where that Khrushchev ' rnajfjlyV said ho would welcome cun&truc? Uve suggestions ftom the West fo?''lji ending Berlin's occupption. On another aspect ot phruy's eight-hour talk wjlh shchev, on which Eisenhower ccived n first-hand report the senator Tuesday, confirmed that Khrushchev tjs4 claimed a compact, nuclear bomb and an missile, Bui he Jmhcatcd he wps not pecialiy impressed fby this fie informution nor OH! hc_ see reason, tp change U, S. of Soviet mihteuy h^yo long assumed the ability do massive damage to this. cq tiy. , Khrushchev clu'irrucl the Ufiion has so many ituclcar ons it may soon begin dism,an.tUn. some

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