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To City Subscribers! . If yeu fail to gg* yauf Itar' .. .please tgtephsng 7*3431 by l> 6;30p. m« end a spgelal earf ffif [• will deliver yeur paper, 1 ' -Wrapt ti*<} 6 Knife For Weather lee af this 66TH YEAR; VOL. 60 — NO, 61 , 189$, Jan. II, Hi* HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER }1, 1951 Mtftfclh th* Au»tl*ltd P»il I Audit luriau nl Ati Ntl f«M Ciftl. i mat, iMfrtl »)»(, id, HJI «- j,488 Western Big 3 Rejects Soviet Berlin Ultimatum By JOHN SCALI WASHINGTON (AP) — The Western Big Three called on., tlu>. Soviet Union today to discuss the entire German problem, Including Berlin's future, at n, hew fottr- power conference, They rejected •firmly any such talks under menace or ultimatum ultimatum, In similar notes, the United States Britain and'France. 1. /Flatly rejected Premier Nikita Khrushchev's proposal to turn West Berlin into a so-culled free city. 2. Denounced as. a violation of international agreements Khrttsh- cj^v's .announced plan to turn oWr Soviet controls in East Berlin to the 'East Germans. 3. Served notice Ihe three Allies Intend to keep their fortes in West (Berlin to protect the freedom and security of 'the 'more than two million West Bciiinors. In 'offering lo lalk over the German deadlock, the United States- said in a 2,OCO-word note »hat it is "ready at any time to enter into discussions with the Soviet ^he note emphasized that the proposed talks would not be on the Berlin problem alone, but should embrace "the wider frame"work of negotiations for a solution of the German problem as well as that of European security." The note mentioned the neud to talk over Western proposals for free all-German elections o- "any other proposals genuinely designed to secure the uniifcation of (lArmany in freedom." ^o date or place "was suggested Jor the talks. Nor was there any hint'of, the level-at which the discussions would be held. ,r saldiS 3$n iulftjjibc uin r Some . Western dilomatlc officials are known to be thinking in "terms of a Big Four foreign min" isters conference'some time in the spring, RECORD SNOW — Heavy wet snow plied 11 Inches deep in Alburquerque, N. M. in record fall Monday, bending,and breaking tree branches like this scene In front of county courthouse. Broken branches and snow dropped some 30 power linos, severing curicnt to 50,000 residents. Over 500 air and bus travelers were stranded and major highways Were either blocked or "too dangerous to travel", State Police reported. — NEA Tetephoto ' t * ' ' CONDON CAP) — Britain today "fAirply 7 rejected Russiais-proposal iOT changing Iho occupalion status -ot Berlin but offered to discuss the divided' city's future within the. framework of the German problem as a whole. In one of the most comprehensive notes it has ever delivered on tho'German problem, Britain stated it was not prepared to rc 1 - 'linquish its right to remain in West Berlin. The 1 'British note was delivered i Moscow today along with the w , S. and French replies to Soviet I Premier Nikita Khrushchev's note! of Nov, 27.* "", ' ' The British'said "they do not in any way accept, tho Soviet one- sided denunciation • of the agreement under which the four powers occupy Berlin Many Highways in N. Arkansas Coated With Ice By THE ASSOCIATEb pMESS Snow fell In scattered sections of northwest Arkansas today niirl the weather bureau said two to throe Inches might cover the arch by tomorrow. The snow, mixed at some points with freezing rain, and a forecast of temperatures In Ihe 20s tonight west were eoatc'd with n glaze of lions. Some roads in Iho extreme northwest were coa sj8,g)'h a ulnzc. of ice early today but all remained open. There were many slick spols, however, especially on hills on U.S. Highway 71 between Fort Smith and FaycUcviilc. Fsyetcvillo and Sprtngdalc had two inches and Berryville Hi inches of snow on the ground In mid-morning. Light, clamp snow also was reported in the Harrison ai'ea. U. S. Highways 08 and 02 west of Harrison wore listed as extremely hazardous by State Police. The thermometer held up well tindci the assault of a cr>ld wave which moved Into Arkansas yesterday. Temperatures skidded in'.o the 30s in the afternoon and were ,expeeted to drop into the 20s during the night — but 32 degrees, registered at Payctloville and Flippin, was the low temperature reported to the U.S. Weather Bureau at Little Rock, , Other lows included: El Dorado and To.xarkana 40, Fort Smith 3., Little Hock and Walnut Ridge 30, Pine Bluff 37 and Memphis '41, /Precipitation measurements for the 24-hgur period ending at 7 a.m, .today included: E! Dorado .14 inch, I'aycUcvillo ,18, FlippJn 25, Fort Smith, .52, Litlle Rock .07, Pine Bluff .00, Texarknna 08 and Wnl- hut^ Ridge 01 ' The Arkansas forecast calls (or 'more isnow in the northwe.-jt through the afternoon and' nieht. .Clojidy skies and "cold tempera lures with rain showers or'drizzle are in Ihe outlook fo rother sec- of;..lhe stater- *' " •• > >--• 1P% ^ ; , 0 ' fl' IP Rebel Forces ure Trio Captured Shortly After Robbing Bank PINE BLUFF, Ark (AP)—Three bandits took almost,$7,000 from a brunch bank at nearby Shorrilt yesterday bul were nnbbcd by monoy — $6,{>28,87> — was recovered. It was taken at gunpoint from the Sherlll bnuich of the Simmons National Bunk of Pine Bluff, Slalo Police arrested tour men at a roadblock nonr Lonoke about 40 minutes after Ihe rpbbcry. Capl. Alan 11. Tcmpleton oC tho Stale Police Criminal Investigation Division said three of the men admitted staging the holdup and the fourth said 1 lie cliove the car, Templeton identified them as Elmer Murphy, 20, and James L. Atkins, 24, of Little Rock, Thomas C. Brown, 24, of North Little-Rock, and Ernest E, Richmond, 27, of Los Angelps, Calif. He said all ire Negroes. Templclon said' Brown told .him ic drove the car and the other throe vent inside. '13, II, Guyer, ,39, manager of he branch, said he, and J. R Bosl, 22, a'teller, were alono when two of the men entered' the bunk shor- !y after 1 p.m. • Guyer said they forced him to admit a third man through a back door, then locked Guyer and B< n Ihe vault. Only the inner door was locked and Guyer opened it with a screwdriver about five minutes later ENTRANTS — Maid of Cotton entrants fron-uOklahonia", Louisiana and Missouri in Memphis, Tenn., for final judging. (U-R) Malinda Berry, Stillwater, Okla,; Sarah Jane Melton, Maiden, ' Mo,, and Sylvia Brown, New Ibera, La. — NEA Telephoto Hoffa Plan to Cut Off Vital Items Halted Weothfer NEW YOItK (AP) The New York Times said today thuf Tear)7- sters President James, R Hoffa has killed plans for a move by tho union to cut oil deliveries of vitaj supplies to police installations in this city, i The Times said Hoffa notified his local aides Tuesday that he would tolerate no interference w}th' regular police operations as Station report for, „ . ...,,,a at 7 a, rn, Wednes.-; an outgrowth of union picketing ,.-,, --=,. 43;, Low 37; Precipitation-,07 of an v inch; Total precipitation in 1958! throvfgb, Novoniber, 52,03 inches; during the same pei> }od 9, year ago, 67,90 inches, • ' of police headquarters. The iDclroit Times v&portod Ifoifa told it Tuesday that New Union Prober to Give Away Fee WASHINGTON CAP) — George, H. Bender says churches, hospitals, schools and charitable institutions will get about $15,000 ' ho received for investigating the racket-ridden Teamsters, Union. The former* Ohio Republican senator says Ihe rest of the 520,250 he has been paid by the Teamsters as chairman of Ihe Union's fitltifttcketeering commission will bo ' used lo pay' income laxes t on the entire amount. ' Senate investigators have de- •nounced Bender's job as a whitewash attempt by Teamsters president James R, Jioffa, They have ,ssud Bender's pay was a waste of union funds. The rackels commit- lee has said Bender reported he York aides wore advised they (found no corruption in the could ''advertise Ihe unfairness of union. big ', RED RIVER fell slightly at Iiv dex lo 4,8 feet and dipped 0,1 at Fulton to 3,4 feet; LITTLE! RfVBR ---' slightly at jforatio' to 5,9 feeti dropped some at Whitocliffs t° „„ feet, L,ittle or no phanse ^$\> peeled until subslanUal rain ocr , gurs, , DenJgon' Dam discharge, ! g,<j95 pfs; Texaj-kana Pani, none, Extended forecast for the period Dec, 3} to Jan, 5 • f ARKANSAS — Temperature,? 3 \g Q deg'rees below normal, " -- 1 iTjjnijrnp 25 to.se, normal, ^3, IP, §3, N.O Jarge/ tern.,, -, changes, Precipitation generally jAyy in occasional vain i'"'" "''"•*- er-fpf week with only brief e-v Ihe police department by passing oul handbills and that is all." The Detroit nosyspapcr also said he hadn't boen bP ore amiounce- JTient of the New York drive, saying: thing about it," Plons of the much investigated union to picket the police department stirred *up a hornet's npst pf criticism, Police Commissioner Stephen Jp. [Kennedy spjd unionization of lorce \vould rnake northwest, with two to thrse so o}pudy ancj . , ruin tftis after- oflst portion Igniglit nbrtliw^sl q»4 3Q-4Q 1 else fnigUW highest §^|5 Thyi's ,^i SlVjKKrGASfVln infieFnilitiaaei '/'.'>; ' , In an annoupeement Monday igl)t, Henry peinstein, 4) slers of{ic}al,s said police installations Jan, }2 in an efforf to cyt off fuej and pth<?r supplies. heads a nationwide dvi\P» Approved by floffa, to bring', all state a count/ and - fij-e,men and other work- TJip reaction of State AUv, Gen? Loyis J, LefkowU to the pic^ot* ^ announcement was; -"1 s|ifj}i the-.fujl _powdr of my vffiee to vcvnt'°unla^'fuj intevferenoe with 'V.BpUeft ,. de_pn'vtment on any er envornrfipnt aBRiipv 1 ' Bender said the rnoney will 'go to 22 > p Ohio institutions. The t largest single" ' dpnalion listed'by pender was 5>l,50Q for {he Chagrin Falls Methodist church in his home town, Chagrin Falls, Ohip, Man Freed for Killing Bed ( 1 ^ , ff - ~r CHICAGO A 69-jyear-old man t indicted fqr- killing his feed. ridden wife, has .been frcpd, Otto Werner,' frail and Irani. JjJih^, appeared bpfpre Chief Ju? tice -A. "t. 1 Mavuvj,tz I" - Cj-iminal Court Tuesday apd pleaded tp mansl$iugh.t'e,v , in \\'Hh the death ef his wjfe, ,A.nna t £3, in their lipme~ lost Sept. |J V After ftsphyxiflting his wife, a hopeless s aj-ihriiic J ' by & rags in her moyth, Wcrpw lovvfid an oyprdo?e of sleeping pilla in f sn effort' ip end his own life. lie was fpung unfon^pjous |t_his bedside. . yprWf'l Pica, his attpr noy in,tro4uce0 3 lettptf frojn Centenary Choir to Sing Here Jan, 6 The Singing Ambassadors of Centenary Colleije, S|hrevep'ort will appear at Ihe Hope High School audiloritim at 7:30 p.m. Jan, (3, under the auspices of the Friday Music Club of (Hope, it' was announced itoday by Mrs. t Jewell TVloore Jr,, president. „ All proceeds will go to the 1959 March of 'Dimes campaign, Ad- Jliission prices wiJJ 'be $1 for adults and SOc for children, The 49-voice Centenary College Choir is,"directed, by Dr, A. C, Varan, Affectionately known as ''Cheesy," -s nickname which ha» Workers Pay More Social Security By W, JOYNES MACFARLAN WASHINGTON CAP)— American workers will pay higher Social So» cunty taxes starling Thursday, and more than 12% million pur- sons now receiving benefits wiJ! get largur checks. Before tlie year is over, the tax increase will have affected an' es* timsted 74 million workers, not ul of them employed in any one pb- i-Jod. < ' Tho tax. rale-goes up from 3 to % 2i/ a per cent on the first $4,«00 earned, effective with the fh-sl paycheck received iij January. The tax currently applies to first $4,200 of annual pay. It is estimated that about 15 million covered workers will havi. carried over from his undergrade to I 3<1 .y the maximum 27 per cent ate' days at Mcpherson College of McFherson, Kan. The honorary doctors degree was bestowed on Voj-an two years ago lay MePhe.r- gon College in recognition of his achievements with the Centenary College Choir. -"Cheesy" 'japs developed an Intensive training .program for his choir members. The program iiv eludes a ten-day summer iraining camp, dftily rehearsals and frequent conferences with the officers clepled from, 4he choir member- ?h»p. The success of this program can 'b.o attested' 10 by the fact that th9 choir, has made two ful tpuj's of' lljo sung lax inoreaso during 195P. Their levy will jump from W.5Q to $120, due to the combination «f in pn-ascd rate and higher taxable salary base. Employers will pay the increase as the workers, the lolul Social Security ^ 5 per cent instead of 41/3 por The rate fp.r sclf-omplpyed sons goes HP from 2^ r io 3 1 per cent, a]so on 9 $1800 taxable bai?e. j-ui Past, has eight consecutive: Lions International, Conventions, has been spouson-d on regujar ra< dip* and felevigion {jrogrqnis for An, estimated l'/ 8 mjllioif >vili the maximum 27 per cent increase, On the benefit side, ^i rclire worker now getting the maximum of "'SJOB.eo a* .month wijl recejw $1JQ a month, offpqtivc with his first 1959 check delivered during the first week in February. At tho bottoiTj of thp scale the retiree} WQi-ker' gelti>3!| $30 will get ?>33, Station Blast Leaves a Woman Injured DANVILLE, Ark, lAP)— A scrv- cu station wns demolished by an explosion and fire nt nearby Bella- vlllu todny ... A woman attendant was injured In the bhist. iMiss lAnnabollc Molidy, "about 80, was hurled across the room by the force of Iho explosion. Aulhorllies 1 , said apparently it was caused by, tho ignition of gasoline which had overflowed from n sloruge tank. Miss Motidy was token to a ?ussc1lvllle hospital whore atlcn- dnnts said she had suffered a broken pelvis and bums. Her condition apparently was not considered critical, The Danvillo Fire Department was summoned bul was unable lo save Ihe building, 'Lee Moucly, father of the Injured woman, owned the station. •• ft 'j- i !"• -l-i iW " in Street Fights :&* '&* 1 By LARRY HAVANA,, Cuba (AP) forces today smashed a rebel tempt to capture Santa ,Clare central Cuba fond > a re- driving' lhoj| Insurgents eastward, tho inonl sold, 1 Rebel 'broadcasts concededUiia^. the flghling now had moved• nocthtL and east oft,that clty',conlrolllngf'j| ;hways from Havana to eastern^ bo, '-' ' •-'"!¥'$ Fighter's, <?, i bombers, artillery|^ tanks, armored cars and ami, culled,.,...-.,.--,.,,. - ,, Thefbpndits \verc, chased into n roadblb'ckMay Slalo PplicVtt, R.E. Brown, who spoiled' Ihem about live minutes after an alarm was broadcast Brown said Ihe men pul up no rcsislanco although all wore tinned, Tcmpleton said he had ordered 3 State "Police units from us fur away as Wynne and Brinkley to converge on the area. The accused men wro held at tho Jefferson County Jail at Pino Bluff on open charges. Tabernacle to Hold a Watch Party The "going out" of tho old year and the "ushering in" of Ihe f year will be observed tonight the Tabernacle with the- service beginning at 8; 30 p, m- As a special feature of the ser* vice, ono oC tho lay preachers, Clifton Evans, will speak after a singing pej'iod. individual groups will present special singing and Tnusic by Mr and Mrs. J. D, Wai' terson, Guy Basyq, Miss Yinic Mae Powell qnd JVJi's. Jaanje J3a#on, Albert Ifargis, Itev, and Mrs, Hilton Shapley, and Miss Patricia Bar« wick, To highlight activities the film entitled! "Big Brother", which has ru.nnjng time of 40 minwtes 'and o\vs What happens when a cum' pjocent church member faces that fact tliat he is doing nothing to win America's lost,generation (o Christ wil} be shown, The -Rev, Mr. Simpler will bring tho closing messago and tho mid. night' hour will find the church gathered at Jhe altar JrM criitign service. Old Strikes Continue to Idle Airlines By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Old" 'strikes continued to plague Uvo of tho nation's major airlines on the eve of tho now year, Government officials .showed Signs Tuesday of increasing an- noyc.ncu with the prolonged disputes at Unstorn Air Linos and American Airlines, . , , The National • Mc'dinlion Board sent a ' strongly worded recom- - '' * incndotion-* , *l(s striking flight' engineers lo lake immediate ,»st/cj3s to "^settle tho strike, which began Nov.- 24, The board urged arbitration, if necessary, Son, Barry Goldwalpr ( sugg'cslcd tho strike oi pilots at American could load to federal legislation outlawing strikes in transportation industries. Thp threat of a walkout against a third major line -*• National Air Lines — dimlshcd somuwhat when the Air Lines Ticket Agents Association formally accepted an offer from Hie national Unud to medi- Assn. formally accepted an offer from the national board to mer'li- nto tho association's dispute with the company, The association is preparing a Strike vpte against National in protest of the dismissal of, an agent in New York. The national (jonrd told Eastern and the engineers in a telegram Ural "your economic tugrof-wur must coino to an end , . , (you) must now yield lo the right of fhe public lo have adequate air trans porlalion by agreeing on a peace ful method to aottlg this dispute,' The board sji#g<$ted that al engineers return to > work "without discrimination and with seniority unimpaired." Talks should be hold th ° b<- all issues still unro- solvpd going 1 lo arbitration. Eastern accepted tlie reoorri-. rnendfitic/os promptly oij condition the btrikjng Union dicj likewise. The engineers said they made pQun^prproppsals .embodying' \vhai they called ininoV'phanges .in the media lion board's suggestion A fedc-rql mediator has separate talks e ,ttja,n, a «nd has ,,, eved iflternstionaj recognition,, . 5o?tum|ng, good show- ' and tmc piusio'wnsjijp arc, inlegrittpd carefully into each ap- >pe§rance-pf the clioH'' f l'hp direc- ( 'believes that a choir's appeal, ]ies in <8n attractive appeayancu MS : as effec4ive singing. II! Around Town ly TJis 5»w:s«i<r\ t/ * o| ths _area, '^ -Monday *4'3 '?.•,?!• Ttiiysvda,y ft SwcJJ Cpnte JP4'y., |t' fiiy>}»ef |y Jjerncjpn.0or! ngljus, , - hi;,n wanted Co 1% Because, she, \,._ swff,erin.f great pain, that she f.eU She \vas § JtWfieq^tp. her husba.nd 4 ,, fnd.tfifit sOie ha4,_a$ke4 the {ili#4i V> t *i*i A~r\ £>»*iH Vio« ll"f OL. , T f sffan ig> end #e? lif^ sp members uf the «$uad and their caaches w'jj,i-bo,tira a special chartered by? ' Years ^Jay for the Cotton BPW! where lh<?^«4Yil} gee the §WC Champ 'J 'tanjilp 'with jh<? Air parw A ROOK (Ap)-~Artiulej-^if m ^' ?''4k' t * ns • • • 'ho boys were filed yesteVdi,yjiw4 M»e ^ <or . . fvr g ^one^boi'o <reaj -estate "firfn! Uxe gftme , . . the trip ts an 38' wtviph }S aythorixe^ tn is^ue (ine'P 1 '*-' 1 " 9110 " reward Jrorn Hope ians mUUw dollars vwvrth of stock. i^r ihe .orily un4^ated smj w* 'j}be eompsny,, $3, Sloan ^rros. j!^ season in th,e Wsjwry of '"" Jpc <tlSQ Is 'VMth^w^St to issue |feslj W liMpB . • < th,e jnonp^ 1 and apt gs, 'agents icf th-.. }'»^PA &y 'the jjop.eJgoojter " a£ cfti\tfa"p,l jfifhts pr.swi-v- Jihrau.gh voluntary «4ii io s$k to» te^"" "iftWf juj ^m^^mnm^ . v i«^, n ,.to.fli^to^ ther, Pon«ressnian Qren secretary, Paris, port that James C. Cross Jr a re- received the 'Eagle Syont award iind ran,k. prfisen,fed b«y Prig. Gen. Joseph, LiujVbprt ajt a spec(a| cf at \ , . i he, is the son pf Mrs. James C- Cross graj\dson o( Mrg. Ralph and was the first tapy the ranH at ! »t to in Europe sclvtil in a oac|),, l sjde in the latest Stages of ' imin.s, urmuruu uura uiia iruau>i jyef were reported 'attacking rebels/lf everywhere''In Las Villas provjj, ncc, of whjch Santa Clara ls.-ti" A rebel broadcast aaid forces* he town'of'Crucos just west;^...,,. Santa 'ClaraV'arV'no longer"-able!; la resist to the face of attacks,'-by; tanks, ~'* r ' v ' ' ', "J.S'fl Government sources putVrc.bpi casualties. in Jthe furious, street-by- V] street fighting in Santa Clara'^afcJ 3,000 klllcd'i'or 'wounded ^"'Ai^l' Government^ losses were nol",'iri«| dicated ,',''" ' - i Tho rebels "appeared to ,_„,.,...^..^ bad way .. One , rebel ,cornmandifE|j was heard ra'dloing 'urge'ntlyS'foif? reinforcements The. 'governments is known to outnumber tho» rebels? In -Las .Villas;- 1 ^ „ - // ' ^Pg$jj$ 1 Rebel broadcast 0 tuiil/vU 1 !',-, v.«^.: been saying"''|hg Batlstaf >W£ talking''alii Villas , ", „ " \ " The" 'rebels! claimed new; ses Orlcnlo - They •jv^a MI t~/iii.jii.u ^ xui;/ auiu ^ wiuy .J^ captured the ci(y of Guantaifamb^ 27 miles north of the 'tr.S,- baso of the same name *; Government airraids on at j least' 1 five smaller, towns in Las Villas! confirmed that the rebels ' .were* strongly entrenched in the southW crn part of Ihe province whoso* 1 rural areas they claim to Jdomi^ mile, Rebel control'of Las.yUlasI would cut the island republic''jM half. ' • ' ,'SW The rebel radio also said E'enls had extended their holdings! in Oricntc province, atHho'eastbrnl, end of Cuba.; Castro launehe"d % *Jiig* guerrilla war against Batista '—'-*'" ihe Oriente mountains, 25 The government, / rushed'',,„,.-, sands of fresh troops ;lo -Santa? Clara, about 160 miles east 1 Qt\$$(t s •vana, Tanks, artillery and ^w^rl 1 Continued" op Page Three' " Af>s on Union By ER The,enyinuqrs struck to protest a, company demand thai they civalify a? pilots fpr.jet vuns. Wiu-n a federal court rulea this wa? -not Jegiijjnatp strike issue, the pn- (.tayetj'out for better pay and jrrujcoved working conditions, appealing , the, court luiing. American pilots quit work £>£•(?", 20 for mure pay, shoitur anrt pay or ottyer pmnpeni sation for nonllying time away liome, Under their old oon- tfey j-eceived a top of ^J,60a P, :/ f 1?|ant ' Cgment include/ his wife A e p| nwther, Mrs, yf ga,ra.toga; -two President Elsenhower loss today by working on, . draft of his State of the' message— and"a)$p on a* of Thomas -Jefferson; , ISisenhowor conferred during; tlfe morning with hjs chief ' !B. Persons anc{ speech colni 'J\|oQS, who pame by tor from Washington t9 the idenl's country home. ~ The President an4 M»'s, hoyer planned a. quiet )ffi)y J§ve celebration with jnenibe|sfO Ihe family and- pernaps, ' - gupsts. HP posed fpr morning with Porspns and ,,.__., on the glass-enclose^ aunpqvch'/p: his house,' making notes _Q(l U« margin of a speech, drsft 3§ '}M talked with the t A wo aidles, 1 ' 'vi'i^l A reporter who apPQmpinjgd'tto photographers sa_i4 thai if" "'''" of the sunporph, there w,as ; with a partly competed ' trait of." "' latest been as even t.be

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