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To City Subscribers: If you fail to get- your Star please telephone 7-3431 by 6:30 p, m. and.a special carrier will deliver your papeK 60TH YEAR: VOL. 60 — NO. 67 For Weafhcr Reports See Column or Bottom of This Page ^ Star of Hope, 1899, Pre» Coruollddfod Jon. "II, 112* HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1959 27 II 3 MISSOURI — Diminishing snow northeast and extreme north, decreasing cloudiness elsewlwc today. Considerable cloudiness tonight and Friday. Occasional light snow and turning much colder north 'and wesl central Friday. High today near 30 northeast tu upper 30s southwest. Low tonight n low 30s. ChiSd Burns to Death at Spa THE WEATHER RLSEWHERE Py THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy Albuquerque, clear Anchorage, clear Atlanta, rain Atlanta, rain Bismarck, cloudy ••^Boston, cloudy Buffalo, ram 'Chicago, rain Cleveland, rain Denver, cloudy DCS Moiiics, snow Detroit, rain Fort Worth, clear Helena, snow Kansas City, cloudy i-os Angeles, clear ..Louisville, cloudy IpJYIemphis, rain ' Miami, cloudy Milwaukee, cluudy Mpls.-St. Paul, i-iin New Orleans, cloudy New York, cloudy Oklahoma City, clear Cuuaha, snow Philadelphia, cloudy Phoenix, clear Pittsburgh, rain Portland. Me., cluudy Portland, Ore., rain jjtekipjd CHy. cloudy •Puchmor.d, cloudy Si. Louis, cloudy fs.ull L.ake City, cjo.udy San IJiego. clear S,«\n Fryn.cisco. clear Seattle, clovdy Tamp,-, .cloudy Washington, cloudy T T* ,av 21 22 22 3 55 33 30 3D 35 39 44 26 82 37 48 7 5 5 -17 38 17 22 22 oO 34 23 22 22 84 '•'# :« 21) 24 75 02 .37 HOT SPRINGS. Ark. (APj --1 P'-mlelte liowland. two-yea r-olil dan«hler of Mr. and Mrs. Pa-;J Kowl.md, burned to diiith ycste-- i day in a fire she slarted by play- ling with matches, I David Rowland, the c h i 1 d ':; uncle, said Mrs. Rowland left the house to answer a telephone call at a neighbor's home and while siie was gone Paulolte climbed into a chiiii Ii 45 44 75 30 84 2'1 2-1 3B 35 51 47 40 ?? SO .0.6 07 40 41 37 73 27 12 4-1 10 lei 32 Hi .1)7 .12 Former Resident of Hope Dies in Shreveport •William C. Veger. aged 02. a former resident of Hope, died al Shroveport yesterday. Born in Holland, ho was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. He worked for City .Baker -and Meyer's Bakery in Hope from 1U44 to 1958. During World War 11 ho served in the Dutch Army. Survivors include one step daughter, Mrs. Tom Jones of Ft. Smith and four nephews. Services will : be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Hope Church here by Father Enderlint;. Burial by Hernclon-Cornolius will ibe in Rose Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers: Herbert and DeJune Cornelius, James Tale. Joe Willett, Brooks Collins and Bruce 'HoebeUe. Fire Damages Basket Company Office A fire in the Hope Basket Company office wa:; extinguished 'by Firemen about S: 15 last n'mhl i>e- t'ore it could engulf the entire of- IKV. Local Firemen .said Ille bliiJic . .. e ... apparently started f.om a (ire 'I" 11 ' S.itilhwos.1 Arkansas Poultry place. There was some damage but not extensive, firemen said. Explosions and Fires Kill 11 Across Nation Holiday Deaths at n Glance Traffic Firer. j Miscellaneous Tola I ;j;j By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The four-day New Year'.-; celebration moved off to a relatively safe start on the nation's highways today, but a rash of fires took a heavy early toll. IDsspiie miserable driving eondi ti-'jis in -vice secticns of (he na lio'n's midlands, traffic dcalhs on New Year's l ; :ve nnd the first few hours of the new- year mounted al nbQi.ll half l.'ie rate clocked dur '. ... the start of last week's Christ | mas holiday. Two persons were lulled and \'i injured i.i n heaclon car - bus col- I li.slon near Shoals, hid., Wednes | clay night, Two of the car's occu i pants dud in the crash The in !.Hired included II bus passenger.--, who were dimissed from a hos Jl'llal ,-fler trei.l.menl. » Bill fires took the .vp.-iilif>hl in ] the early hour,'; cif the holiday. • Six pei sons, including r> family of four, perished in a file thai swept .-, Ihree-slor.v building in , the iioithstde of Rochester, N.Y. j Five others escaped. The dead in- I eluded two I'ive-monlhs-old infants I ;'nd a girl, 'i. Three children, the oldest 7 and the youngest 4, burned to death when lire ro.-irrd explosively through a one-story frame house ; in Quileene. Wash., a small com- i .'"unity .-.bout ,'!(.' miles northwest of Seattle. An explosion in a missile propellant plant at Indian Mead, Md.. killer) two workmen a half hour before the m w year started. Two other workmen suffered i H-fttSff- rteercn r-urns and other in- l.imie.s. The four were Die only oii"s in the building-. The explosion and subsequent I lire virtually destroyed thi Navy I ProDe.llanl Plant 3U milos soutii of Washington. 'At Baltimore fire vwppt through a storage building at a state men: tal hospital, but was checked be- I lore i| euuld spread to patients' I quarters. l \ spokesman for the iii,;lilulion, Sprina Grove Stale Hospital, said 85 patients were moved out of the building tbri-e weeks ago because. , 'IT- structure was considered -i | 'in trap. Two mc-mbf-s ul a vol- I unleer fire dopartment were injured. A Japanese freighter collided with a string () f oil barges in the Mississippi River south of New Orleans. Explosions rocked the area and- the freighter and t<vo barges were set aflame. The fin; was swiftly checked by firelighting lugs. Two men aboard | the freighter were injured. j Thousands fled and scores of j hninr-s wenl up in flames in two [devastating brush fires m the j bills ringing Los Angeles. I One fire, in a terrifying siirgs • in the sea. laid waste to a nine- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS fi%, J^^' 'U*™** ^"^ Three persons were killed in IHO . ," 11 ' "'her raced through the widely separated highway ;icc ,. | """.vwood bills 1.0 the outskirts of dents in Arkansas iaily Inlay i' "' '' ich ''"-'sidenti'.il community of ! Sir.v,.,-!,. Hill,- * Mombcf! Tho AssoelntoH Prcsj & Audit RUHSAU nf Clrculntloitt Av, Net Poll) ClMl. t mos. cndlno S.-pf, 30. 1958 — 3,400 PR ICE 5c COPY'- President BafistaGives Against '*? County Officials Take Oath — Slfir Pliolo & Kiigravlng OFFICIALS of Hcmpstend took oath of office tills morning, left to light: Harry Hawthorne, treasurer; Dick Turnnne, clerk; John L. Wilson, deputy prosecutor; Judge U. G. Gnrrett: Jimmy Griffin, sheriff; Talbot Feikl Jr., representative; Jamie Russell circuit clerk; Garrott Willis, assessor; Dr. Lynn Harris, coroner; Jimmy Field, constable: Royce Wcisenbergei 1 , prosecutor and Judge James H. Pilkinlon, administering the oath. DEPUTIES are, Arnold Midllebrooks, Dwight Ridgdill, Mrs. Mavis Smith and Herbert Griffin with the sheriff's office; Mrs. Inez Compton, clerk's deputy; Mrs. Carroll Tollett, assessor's office; Mrs. Catherine Lauterbach, circuit clerk's office; Mrs. Harry Hawthorne, treasurer's office a'id Judge Pilkinton. Three Persons Killed in State Wrecks The dtMths occurred less than I Beverly ]|j]ls. About 2,000 men buttled the . ... » t,v,..- i M n*v. tn.: t. n i i i uvil llli;j i.1 i "* ' ' *'t v 1,1 j i v ».« j» .-..-I 11 let i i A \ . ,i •} Ml ill , , , hair and pulled a box of ma'-hes- tw " h " L "' s ; " u ''' l " 1 ' - 1 -"' "' t^'" ! bit I HI r " 1L<11 , billtlud tllc ' '•..m a s,lf. new year and wore the first i .•-•;,';',! bl ' lR ' v .' t ' d }!' havi- been When Mrs. Rowland returned. ^'^ ™»™-* »* ^ ^l,'., L, s by If, rob ug° "' ' dry he chair un r| her daughlt.,^ J "" L ' h »' ld «.v weekend. J _"" the chair nnd her daughter.- clothes were in flames. Piiulotlu was dead on arrival at a Hot Springs hospital. The house did not catch fire. The Rowlands have, one other child u one year old girl. They live at nearby Lal?e Hamilton. SW Poultry Producers Meet Monday Tlie regular monthly meeting of Two youiiK men died in an auio-; / s~,~ ' ~ "'" obih accident al Foil Sn.ith. i Ql COUMfV Of Mrs. Hul.artl L.eo '!». of Alem-.' 'wVMMI.^, Ml 2\l 30 sa 5t) Bo so .00 From Taxes Up by $2 Million l.I'm.K Koi'K '.M'l ini'.uii.' from geiierai an.I .sjfi'iial l.i\e.> was up two iv.illii'ii doH:i.- irer.i last year durin the pa.^t M\ nuinths jJevenue Conuois^i'n J >n\i! • Cheney sai'.l vestorda.v. The state collate.! $b.\iJ47 1)14 7J. with tlie sales tax and gasuliuo lax providing the lar^e^l .inh'iu 1 .- I'heiioy suid l)i I'i'inbi r ei'lU'C- llons tolulei! VJ.3K4.lh7 7!' -1,1 .ibou' a half million l'i mn i lei'enii'.'i . f last year He said tile an le.iM' is an indu atlnii thai Jaouai) cube,-- Uiuiji u ill be I-VL-U bvtlc I, Pi iio'iu-ers Associatii.n will be held al l!(e Palmos School Mondav. •Ian. 5. al 7:30 p.m. t'la.v Moore. Extension Farm A Memphis woman v>a.s killi-I /-> t , . and three other p. rs,.ns Were in- L Off/ (LOtSnCfW 44 jured in a highway wuek iieur^ _ ' r ^ f N X^;r men died auu, \ ^^^ ^^^t mo M |J)!i.s. was killfii in the m-.-i 101., : Car) 1). l.alshaw. aged 4-1 furm- hap. She was a passenger in a ear ci resident of .Hempslead County driven by Thomas Franklin Gulf, di.-d Wednesday at his home in also ol A-Ieinph.x \\lio w.m injured (I.Has. • Sl ' 1 '"" Lsl - v ' Si,:-\i Vl ,r^ .neludc' his wife, a The deail v.ni.iaii- liu.-o,,oo ; .ul d.niijhlei. Mrs Dick Lauterback Mis. C'n II, „!.-,., pa-.M'i m-is in Hi--jif Hope, hi.s parents. Mr. and Mrs. iilr. .--'iiii-i'cl .se-'iiiiis in- I'.-'H l.iitsliasv and a brother. Le- laiid l.utsluiw all of Fulton, and sister, Mrs. Kirby Gleiilioru of Monitors Are Opposed to Hoffa's Plan NEW YORK i AIM -The coin t appointed monitors of tlie Teamsters Union arc reported oppusi".| lo President James R. lloff.r.s efforts to organi/.e this city's police force The drive also drew heated opposition Wednesday from Wayoi Robert F. Wagner. "I want to make it clear to the people of New Yo.'k thai u-e will not countenance any atKmi-ls at iinioni/alion by the Teaiosl. rs ur any one else." tin- ma.vnr s.-.id. The New York Tinnr, '(UolitiiJ authoritative sources, said ;wo of the monitors agreed that the ;.t tempted uniiinixalion is ".-.hock mg." They are Mai tin F ()'Don- Continued on Page Six Eastern and Engineers Settle Strike By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kasloni Air Lines and the earner's flight engineers have settled a ,'iH-day-old stnke, easing conditions for post-holiday travelers. Tlie line announced in Miami, Kla. shortly after the Ney Years ILVI- aeeord w;-s reaclied, that service would n .-anno !• nday <;n North-South unites. Knstein said ether routes on iU ll'l-eil.y ,s.\>ie!i] \vill be in opera-. 1.11 •!! us quii'klj as ei|iii|imenl can be made ready ainl pi rsonnel i.s back to adequate .strength. The '.me normally carries about 2;i,UOO passengers a day Aleaiuvnile. the situation le- nii.ins stalie at American An lines, Continued on Page Sis By The Sror Junta Headed by Gen. Canfillo Takes Control HAVANA W\ — Provisional Proficient Carlos Piedra today ordered an immediate "conse-firo on all fronts" against Cuban rebels a lew minutes after taking office. ' •"1 '£ By LARRY ALLEN . HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Prosi'- <$ dent Ji'iilgoncio Batista of Cuba '** K.'IVO up hi.s long fight ajfaln.sl -^ Fidel Castro's i obels today and '' fled to the Dominican Republic' '' with his military high command ••• and top aides. Before leaving, Batista turned ,' over power lo a military junta. -1 Tlie junta at once named Carlos > > Piedra, senior member ol the Su- ' preme Court as provisional prcsi- -S dent. The junta then dissolved ' "3 itself. _ <•. ; Batista said he was giving up * i the presidency "to save the coun- * try from further 'bloodshed." But 1 j it appeared he feared the atmy,-," i long the prop of his regime, mlghUJ," rebel against, further heavy cas- uallies. His decision came after the four' days of heavy and apparently m- conclsive fighting at Santa Clara/ _ capital of,T2jfis ,y.iUmi. province,* in .#* 'lionlral Cuba, '" "• •*;« Balisla, and Ills party took 'oft for Cludjid Trujiilo, capital of'thc 'Dominican Republic in a DC3 presidential plane: about 3:30 a.m. The group included all members "f Batista's family except two sons, who wont to New York this week, Other military men, civilians and women and children \s'ere leaving Cuba. One plane brought, • r )3 to JneKsonville, Fla. Included among this group were 16 army officers, including two generals, Another plane landed at Now Orleans. There were 35 person's aboard, some in uniform. There also were women in this group, There was no immediate reaction from the rebel radio to Batista's dramatic move. There were fears in Havana that HtjhUng svould spread lo this cap. ital once Batista's flight became generally known. H is estimated that rebel leadeu Fidel Castro has 3,000 partisans in Havana, many of. them woll armed. There was fear they might start a hunt for many persons connected with the Batista government that they long have marked for death. Judge James II Pilkmlon ad- Revenue (,,M.i'..r Mr.-, Caiher- juries l-.-e and Mi •.•<•.<( Mi.- ( hoapil;,h/i d at Wi'^l !\li ,i \.. Texarkaaa t-./;• Funeral sei \iees uiil be held diiiiin an.I i.:e fii'.i i x i ni ni tin ir • "• Oalla». Jan. 2. x * '•>.' .14 ' '\'i t , A j .\ H. I 1 o ll)J I j* ;j [• JI 1 ' ' l . i . 11 i - MaiiajH UK nt Speciaiist. will pre- ! ^''•'-••i Me.nphis. The i .. si'.'it a ills, uss:on (in the impact of, 1)l1 ' bl: '- \i-bn'!,• ,-fiii, .Verlica! integration on tile )in,illryi"" >'.-.e.ii.ed ni,ini>. | niduf.tr.\ and 0:1 utJu-r fare.: -.- .'el'- | The aeci,i-.-.-,| nee ;: : , pri:;o>. Mi Miinr,-'.-, discussion will Hr'!.v. iy 7(1 aun-..i t,.,. lli!SC.mreptU>p.> a-' l 't V\ - . ! ;\len;plu> A ,-;> I It W-is ,a.l:a;y ,,|i,.l I! ;: I y ,,l TWQ Changes on Governor's Staff | mini;;teied uath nf ..ffire In IK'inp- ! stead (.'oonty officials m a shori ^ ceremony al 111 a m. this munnnjj ! at the C'niii lh,.use . . , taking tiu- iiiitli for tlie 1U.-.I time uece newlyjth eki'ted Shi i iu Jimmy dripm . . . | newly elected C'ni-int t'ierk .Jamie i HlL'-.M-Il . . . ntul.v eleeti-ii ll.ek Tiirnaye ... as well ...-, ,iihei lu'eii.M.- plates Jan. 2 and I" hriny: i! I e;;i.slerina - Til.'e I- ;!n;>e; ./! i':.| . eillu'l' ..n pn,U >!.|i. i-ard or letter Irom lei.ih iliie, ,,.- f. ,,n. UK eei lil'ieate of title. I.ITTl.t. HOCK i.M'i t;, v. I'.v.il !• F.uil.'U> aniu'iineed U-... i'!-. ng. > m h:s .stall > i slei day. F,;j!.i|» .s;-|J Did] I) M' j'ilell.-- nf t ^ 'Hull \\ i!I boc.iir.e an i-\i'cut,\e aide v .t'r.n a I'IM. da\- B anil TH--I- Tln' AsM.eiaUoiis" Board will ic-'tniie. " ' ; x " I>"----<'H ""' «o\ ei nor',- l'".t ,-n the progress beiny mado | At Fort Simth. H.-i. ,,, J-.hu..- •""'""""•'"^ ""''•• «.ll be tuuu- lowai-d gettuig the lull time se,-,X'. mul Jimniie I.e.- \V:.ll,n M •-, , H J , , , MCO of a poultry specialist and , bmh ol that eitv w,-r, killed x..,: ., ,..'''. ' Y'' "", d d ' 1 ,' l ", >ay wll!l( •ilsn Iho (.iitliiok for tile poiilny ,.n.l Ibei, uiHoir,,.|.,l'e i.,|,,, t,, „, '; , "^*"" > ' u '" |J> ' M "'- [ |K ' lue.st,,els diaym.stu' labator.v I,, boU'UMe on •• uMilenl,.,: »•, . ,'i' a ,.| Ml I' ••' -- i> Hu- ou.^om. prnsecul loealed uhere U w,l Ibe arei ,,.b;e j-Mn ,.he,, mm a tue , ~, -! 1 "'"? ,'" n>U '- .^' UlU ' l "V i, v . ., ..... n,, -,,- , , ...iic.i. li,.-,i,v-t He aid not M'ek '\u 'l J 1V ' K ' t ' --"' ''!'!" 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O!:-.i : l.i If • ., .. v •.-,'-.,>,,!,. .,«nei di-.l Ye,,iii e\ i- \i Hi p: .n lie...;\ r,. ,-,- at.,;.. in I "T. statement in thai UirU.nces .'i .,:-> k •.., '.I,,-,, P. .' : •: ,- :, M-e...,.! I.,,:,-, tile Olll,> llleiili •:! „.,.-, ., I.:,- .,• ]-, ,.\. , .,, ,, ^ . llnre U.^k.1 I',, ,.,'„..- ,.:'.;:,' ...,,." '~' v,... ..e '.i. .: ,,.., ; .... -^i^.a put ..lit bvl..ie \ei'\ n-.ue... .l.,n; ^e vi-li:,ies :r,i:i|.i'..i:t n I'll:. Id 1'CMlll . . . Jjlale' 1' .Jiee dad til, ll'. ..ividi'l.K ,l..i ,11.:. 'h. as.:i I. i ,. . HAVANA CAP)—President Fill- gencio Batista left Cuba today alter turning over his powers to a military junta. His destination was unknown, Batista said he was giving up the presidency "to save the coun-' try from further bloodshed " Rob- ' els of Fidel Castro have been fighting, for 25 months to ousfc him. The military junta immediate. Jy took over control of Cuba, It is headed by Gen. Eulogio Cantillo. He has been military chief, m Orient* province, the eastern Cuba center of Castro's forces, BY UARRY~AUBN HAVANA !APi _ The CubatJ rebels claim control ot police headquarters and two other key buildings in battered Santa Clara despite government insistence tlM Fidel t'astio's forces are in ret ' treat. Reports from the key rail and, road center in the middle of Cuba today gave conflicting pictures o| the first major battle between the rebels and President Fulgcilcio Batista's forces. Normal (winifliu-r nicalioiis have been broken since the b-.itlie begun four dsjys a§o, * A I'vbi-l broadcast froin mounr Continued on Page Six -'. i-'ieseiit -•iL.IUMtt uf Foresight megns beipg 5iriar{ enough to meet by

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