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*i-vY; -,: ^x/''^ Tf '> «v~\^^ • /."*•-, ,'. ••• "°:^' •; '-•.- / '» ' ' v - > ' ..*; To City Subscribers , fl you fail te geVyaur Star pledge" tetephdrie ,/**343!,, by 6:30 p, rn. and a special carrier wfll deliver your paper, ^ 60TH YEAR; VOL, 60 — NO. 74 S*of sf Hope, Ike Challenges the HOPE, ARRAYS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1959 ess to •Plane With 10 Aboard Missing, All Feared Dead KINGSPORT, Term. (API— The Hvreckage' of a twin-engine Southeast Airlines plane was spotecl 'today in Holston Mountains about 20 miles oast of here. All 10 persons aboard 'apparently were killed. The crashed plane was found by a Tennessee Air National Guard i'lier. He pinpointed the wreckage •as about 300 feet from the lop of the mountain. The 'DC3 plane was 'burned. j,' Rescue parties were dispatched immediately to the site. The plane was last heard from at 8:32 p.m. (EST) Thursday night when it checked with the Tri-cilics Airport during a landing approach It had flown from Memphis, wth stops at Nashvlle and Knoxville to the -airport which serves' Kingsport, Johnson City and (Bristol. The seven passengers and three gfccrew members were from Tennessee, the only stale served by the line. Numerous reports were checked during the night in the four-state !.rea of Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. A heavy snowstorm swept the area about two hours before the plane reached hero, but visibility was about five miles with some haze at the time of the attempted landing. 9 Four planes took off before daybreak to look for signs of fire. One of them simulated the liner's landing pattern. Other planes from the Civil Air Patrol and state agencies were to join the search later. By MARVIN ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON (API— President Eisenhower today challenged tin heavily Democratic new Congros* to meet the Communist threat by living within his 77-billlon-dolUii' budget and working' toward lax relief "in the foreseeable 'future." In a Stale of the Union message outlining administration plans for building a better and stronger America in this space aae of catastrophic war possibilities, the President said his form nip is do- signed to preserve Ihis nation's way of life. Useless expenditures, he snld. "might tend to undermine the economy and therefore the nation's safety." His 5,000 word address, prepared lor personal 'delivery at a joint session cf the Senate and House also set forth these other highlight proposals calling for: 1. Enactment of new civil right* legislation to be submitted to Congress soon. Without being specific about the legislation, the President deplored closing of some publK schools in the integration controversy, and pledged anew hn will take every action necessary to enforce the law as interpreted by the courts. 2. New /.laws aimed at wiping out "corruption, racketeering, and i.buse fit power and trust in labor- management affairs." Eisenhower expressed disappointment the last Congress, also Democratic controlled, did not act in this field despite disclosures by the investigating committee headed r""".'jnen. John L. McCldllan (D Arlu. 3. Amendment' of the 1946- full employment law;'"to make it clear that the government intends to use all appropriate means to protect the buying pow'e"r of the dollar." The President did not specify just what he has in ijjind, but he Weather Experiment. Station report for 241 hours ending at 7 a- m, Friday, High 49, Low 26, No precipitation. Arkansas Regional F c recast ' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS All sections of Arkansas: deal- to partly cloudy with no important change in temperature this afternoon, tonight and Saturday, Sunday partly cloudy with slowly ris- ,ing tohiperatures. High this aftar: noon near 40 central, upper 30s 'northwest; low tonight low 20s central, upper teens to low 20s north cast, low to mid 20s southeast and southwest and mid tens to low 20s northwest. ARKANSAS — Clear to partly cJoucly through Saturday, no im poitant temperature changes, low* cst 15-25 tonight, highest 35-45 Saturday. LOUISIANA—Colder and lowest 24^32 interior and 32^38 near the coast tonight, clear to • partly cloudy through SaUuday. THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE. Py THE ASSOCIATED PRiSS High Albany, clear 18 • Albuquerque, clear 36 Anchorage, clear 3 Atlanta, «lea.r 47 ^'Bismarck, gloiu- 15 Boston, clear 29 Buffalo, snow 20 Chicago,- cjear 27 Cleveland, clear ' 24 jjenver, clear 46 D.es Monies, cloudy 26. 'Detroit, dear 2G ¥?ort Worth, clear 49 Helena, clear 43 Indianapolis, snpvy 30 Kansas Pity, clear 33 lids Angeles, cloudy 69 m Louisville, clear 36 Memphis, plear 50 Miami, cloudy 75 Milwaukee, clear 22 • Mpls.-St. Paul, clear 23 Wcw Orleans, cloudy 64 JJow York, clear 36 Oklahoma City, cloudy 35 Omaha, clear 29 Philadolphia, clear 3.5 Phoenix, clear fi9 Phoenix, clcqr 69 (Pittsburgh, snow ?.g |MPorUan,d, Me., clear t3 Jutland, Ore,, cloudy Sapid City, clear Richmond, clear 81. kouis, cfcav Salt Lake City, cigar KJ.H Diego, cloudy P'MI Jt'rancist'yj ryin Seattle, cloudy Tampa, cloudy • 14 22 Pr, 44 Mombef! the AisaeMad Projl i Audit Bureau of Circulation* Paid Clwl. * mat. ending Jjpf, 30, t»S8 — 3,466 *u n' TA ££ S ,,. OFF JP E ,— President Charles de Gaulle receives the Grand Collier of Legion d'Honeur medal from Gen. G. Catroux in ceremonies ,'n Paris. De Gaullo took-off ice as the first President of the Fifth Republic pledging to restore France to its past glories. — NEA Telenhoto « il? 3,8 m 33 46 (>9 54 ,60 53 5.3 .07 29 3 17 17 .05 16 T 13 ?2 0 10 25 22 16 J7 55 20 .01 25 68 1} 8 39 21 23 it 20 43 43 15 ,01 J.2 42 l.U called on "laljt/V'" and -business leaders to exercise statesmanship to curb the wage-price spiral. And he announced he will set up a Cabinet committee on price stability for economic growth. 4. Passage of new farm legislation designed to reduce heavy federal outlays in that ticld eventually, and to assure "greater freedom for markets to reflect the wishes ot producers and consumers," As in the case of the others, Eisenhower went into no detail on the farm prog-ram. The specific provisions of all the programs will be set forth in a series of special I messages to Congress in the next j .several weeks. Eisenhower told Congress' the nation's economy is strong and Continued on Page Two 70 Persons Turn Out for Pecan Study Management practices that will; help keep the pecan trees in. a vigorous growing condition were recommended to more than 70 pecan producers by Extension Specialists at a meeting in the J-Jope City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Extension Horticulturist Earl J. Allen advised the group that where a system. Q( clean summer cultiva« tion and winter' cover crops is practiced, sanitation practices cap be followed which will largely prevent serious damage from most diseases and some insects. The old shucks, leaves and twigs, falling on the ground are the major source of I disease infection. The period of ji> lection of most diseases is early in the season when the young loaves are forming. J3y turning the &oil early in the season before the leaves begin to form, most of th.e infectious materials will be buried deeply enough to prevent new in- , feeions. Do not disturb the soil it-he Ideal Cafe next Monday will / PLEADS FOR LIF'E — A government secretary in Mantanzas, Cuba, accused of> informing, for, the fallen .Batista regime, pleads with a bearded re bel captain .for her life. The rebels said she, had caused the death of two youths and doomed her to die in front of a flrm^b'quad. — " v NEA'Telephbto\ , • " •' SPECTATOR ~ Among th? interested spectators in the House Gallery during the opening session of the 86th Conoress was former President Harry S, Truman, center, shown as he chatted with someone on the floor, Flanking Trtimgn are Frank lyicKinney, L ef *', 1f 1 l /! m , er P.smpgratlp National phairman, and William "Fish* bate" Miller, right, doorkeeper of the House, -r- NEA Telephoto 2ft H p. .03 I deal Coffee to Benefit Dimes Drive Receipts from all cotfoe sales at the early part of June so as I go to Hie March of Dimes cam- to keep (ho materials covered. I'paigiv il was announced today by Then practice clean cultivation to! Have Stroud, owner. preserve moisture. For the individual with a few pepan trees in an area where plowing is not possible a thorough cleaning and, burning of all the waste materials in the area uf the trees is very beneficial. The amount of fertilizer applied Will depend upon the t,oil fertility aild the age and iUi- of trees, Groves 25 years old or ojd.er may require 0,00 to 80,0 pounds 5- 1 0-5 per acre applied uruiur the winter c.pypr prop and JO tu 20 pounds of nitrate of soda »r its p,ei' tree parly in the spring. On .i'PJJPBSJF ti'fPS, two jj'jmiKl.s of cojii- iple'tp f.evtMJwr and 011,0 half pound of nitrate ,p| soda for inu-h year of age. of tlie tr.eu shpul-.l be sufficifnt, ayerage growth of 8-JU iueh.es is for fujl crijps, Co.Uftty J£$taiij(ou office will a4dHiwJ3ai infuj-nvulioji re- up.on 1.22 , gar.di.ng 5,6 ..ftp V,«fiiU,«8jt styles .County Agei.v.t Oliver ut The c'ulfw period will a.s'U.-r.cl for a 12 hour period, from (j in the murninu until (j p.m. thdt <i;iy. liuymond Hughes, chairman of the campaign, said today that -plans for the annual Mother's IMa-rchifur Dimes were toeing made Leaders of this group include Mrs. J. B. Martin. 'Mrs. Bryan Camp, iMrs. Denvil Ross and Mrs. Raymond Hushes. This group recently attended a "ibrit'ting" at the ^governor's mansion in Li l tie Rock T§ddy Jettes fs Teq f h Bible CIP55 Teddy M. message -to Class of i\\n i'h, Sunday Tea.vh.ws Jpijes v\'.i.U brjpg the tlie Century Bible Fim 'Methp.di.st at S.'iO, p th.e teaching stuff art?: Alb,e'rl ,fira\'cs, John. L. Wilsun. Judge Lyle iJrp\vn, .p. V. Niuw Jr.. Teddy John H, Thomas, 81 1 of Washingtorif t Dallas John H. Thomas, aged 81, formerly of Washington, died last night »l Ihe home of a daiignter m Dallas, Texas. He Jived in H?rn|)sU'>id for Ihe past nine years ana at Texarkana 40 years. Survivors include Ins wile. Mrs. Noble Thomas of Washington, two daughters, Mrs. G. W. Homers of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mrs. Neil Shull of Dallas i'nd a stepson, W I, Stimid of Washington Funeral services will be held .it g p.m. Siuwiay yl the First Methodist Church of Washington by tho Rev. W. C. Onstead -and the tt.-v H. W. Worthey. Heprt Attack Fatal ta Wynn§ Attsmty WYNNE. Ark. (APJ— Attorn-y Walter Newton Killough ot Wyir: died yesterday at a hospital lu-io. Th.e p.lj-ycar-pl,d Dam Breaks in ' > s , Spain, Village fZAMORA, « Spain' fAP)—A dnm on Lake Sanabrln burst early to. day, Unleashing a <. wall of water oh the tnoilnlnin village of Rlv^- delago. More than 80 persons are' known to hnve perished and Innny move are missing, Houses in Rluidclnuo. n town of 500 Inhabitants, were swept away as If mode of cardboard. The dam broke at 12:30 p.m. and most villagers were asleep, All five trucks and ambulances, I mops garrisoned In Zamorn and members of the Falangp party youth front were. Immediately ordered to the scone. The Monacnbrll power station, on the western edfie of the Inlw, mid employes on duty there also •voro en'gtilCed by the wall or ivatcr. 'The disaster occurred in one of Ihe most Inaccessible sections of Spain. It posnd no threat tn American forces, whoso nearest base is at Madrid, 190 miles to the southeast. Steady rains over the pnst month had swollen the hike to thr brim It is also known as Lak.'- Vilhichtca and is located in the extreme northwest corner of Za- tnora province, about 10 miles north of the border with Portugal Rivadclago is just below th.- MonacabrJl dnm. Sees Berlin Plan 'Good, Reasonable' "By THOMAS P. WHITNEY DETROIT (AP) — "A salesman sometimes names a higher price than ho'., expects to get for his goods," Soviet Dep, Premier Anastas, J, /.Mikoyan said today re«"/ding -the Soviet proposal thai ttrtrd6|js be pulled out of Berlin But, he told newsmen in Detroit, the U'.S.S.R, regards its proposals for a settlement of the Berlin as "good and reason- It 'he would propose an problem able." Asked East-West compromise on withdrawal of troops, 'Mikoyan olared: "We already regard proposal ,as a compromise. our We clont -suggest ,that Western troops be withdrawn and replaced by oilier troops." ''' Mikoyan's comments came in response to reporters' questions on a Soviet proposal which would make West Berlin a clemilitarii'.ed "free cily." Mikoyan, currently on a tour of U.S. cities, made a brief speech urging cooperation for an endring peace and said there is a "great deal ot mistrust between us and we cannot do ;,\vay with it all we cannot do away with it all at once." His remarks today followed a session of blunt talk on war and peace Thursday nighl to a group of captains ot American industry at one of the Midwest's most exclusive clubs. Harris Bill Would Help Gas Producers WASHINGTON (.AP)—Rep. Oren Harris (D-ArJt), chairman of the House Commerce Committee, is trying again to get a law to ox- orhpt natural gas producers from public utility regulation. The move was unsuccessful in the last two sessions of Congress Harris said the bill he is offering this year is similar to last year's e-xcepl that it contains also a prohibition ol "uneconomic ofi< peak or clump sales." For Weather See Column at This Page PRICE Scs Johnson Wins Striking 1JT •,' jr • ffw • a • JT » V icfory in First vofe - , i i on Filibuster Change Nixon-Backed" Fire Destroys Businesses in Forrest City FOUR EST CITY, Ark. (API — PMre cnrly today destroyed nearly a quai-lcr of a business block hi Forrest City, No estimate of loss wns available In terms of money, but Forrest City ITrem'en snld the damaijo would bo extensive. The flro* started in Shame's Men's Store at 208 North Rossoi- Street about 2:30 a.m, It's orluin j wns undetermined. | The (lames spread rnpldly to Cohen's Department Store, TSniTs ice Cream Store, Sum's Used Men's Clothing Store, King's grocery and the Dreyfus liquor store The buildings in the path of the J'irc were virtually leveled. Firemen were able to save only one establishment In the quiirlei'- block. This was the Ferguson Drug store at Broadway and ' Dosser Street. No one was injured. Broadway, which bounds one side of the avert of the fire, is a part of Highway 7C through Forrest City. Anti-Filibuster Proposal Beaten; Rockefeller Seen Best Bet for GOP LITTLE R&CK (AP)—A Mem- plus educator said yesterday he/tfu- Jievcs Gov, Nelson Rockefeller W New York would be elected preui- dent if the Hepublicans nominate him in 1900. The statement was made hero al a civic club meeting 'by Dr. Gnin- ville Davis, executive director of the Adult Education Center nt Memphis. 'Davis is a former president of Little Rock Junior College, now Little Rock University, Rockefeller defeated Democrat Ayerill Hnrriman for re-election two months ago. The speaker admitted that this prediction went against all precedent, considering Republican losses last November. He said, however, hp thought il was sound, bul he didn't go into his reasons. Davis said he made the forecast despite a belief that President Eisenhower has failed to lead the nation in important areas. Davis said, "The President has failed to bring- home to the American people the gravity of nation's Ing behind Russia." sr.id this lag was in science, military gains, political expansion and education, 'Davis said thai if Ihe President had displayed proper leadership, the segregation-integration controversy would not have "been allowed to get out of hand." our He Water Creek Church Services Sunday Wn'ter Creek Church on Old Highway 67, west, was reopened and Sunday School will -be held nt Sheriff Griffin HEMPSTEAD Sheriff Jimmy Griffin demonstrates the pistol he won at the Sreiff's Convention in Little Rock yesterday. Its a 38 Smith and Wesson, special. 36 Counties Have Raised Assessments LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Thirty- six Arkansas counties now ' have raised real and personal property assessments to IB per cent of value as required by the 1935 re-ossess- menl law. F. W. Cnnarlny, director of the stale assessment co-ordination division, today said Cleveland., Craigheacl, Mississippi and Loann Counties had boon added to C/iie "certifrod>iist,,-'3i%o > i;tho "Dec. 15 deadline. ' ' Two other counties—Chicot and Pope—have submitted M'ppralsal and assessment records for certification. The 1955 law provides for withholding a portion of stale turn- back funds from those' counties which had not raised assessments to 18 per cent by Dec. 15, 1958. However, no funds will bo withheld until moneys are distributed in April for the first quarter of 1959, so those counties which already have qualified or which qualify soon probably will not lose i\ny turnback. Also the l!)5fl General Assembly is expected to relax the penalty provisions of which fin, ther requires Hint assessments be pegged at 20 per cent of valuation by Dec. 15, U)!)9. Canaday said a number of counties already had completed re-up- ipruisal but hud not yet sut assessments. Co-Chairmen of Heart Drive Named JSdward Penick, president of the Arkansas Heart Association, today annoujicwi the appointint>nt of M'rs. 'Jud Martindale and Mrs. John Brannan as co-i-hairman of the 'Hempstc'iid County Heart fund. ,„ „ , , , •• In making the appointment Mr. J0>i.m. Sunday with preaching by j Pennick said. "Much has been ai- the ipastor, the Rev. Gene Hughes. at 11 a.m. Luther Lamb is song leader and Dorothy Lamb is pianist. All Around Town iy The Star Staff under the same circumstances? With the March of Dimes getting into swing In Hempstead many of No doubt about il, the actual dead always speaks louder than wurds . . . several days ago on a vory cold Sunday, a local couple ........ . . ,., (I'm not using their names because 1 the local "bates wilf be doing their they don't feel they deserve any | part with "coffees" , , . the first special cred.ili saw a man and I will be held Monday at the Ideal woman and three childicn, one a'. . . needless to say public sup- babe in arms, trying to hitch a | port makes it worthwhile. ride . . it must have been a heart j • tone-bins M'ene . . . the lU'pe couple I Three Hope learns, the Senior and stopped their auto and .started Junior Varsity and the Senior girls talking with the group . . , it de»J journey to Saratoga tonight for vej.op.cd they were- trying to get to three games. Forrest City to relatives and a possible job for the man . . thanks a lieart att,a.ck J.J,vr.ee weeks ago. He was a former Arktmsus st^ic S,e.jXwtgj: un,d a fo.rnier gircuit ju.Uye. •Ji.e received his la\y deg-rec I'rmn yanderbilt University and h.nl ut Wynfi*' Since . gurviyors i.nplvid.e his \y'4ow. scrvict's. \\ttl be at J to the efforts of a local minister the family had spent the night in lomfort in a local hotel . . . but it was cold and they wore cold . . . so lh,e Hope couple did what very few persons would they drove the family all the way to Forrest City, ti dUtB.nve of 213 miles . . . Ihe round trip 420 miles . . . at Forrest City the couple made s,ure the family would be taken care of before, leaving thorn . . . wonder hu\y many others, this writer ill- elud.ed, A mild Luive made the Iriu Enroute home from Florida Wednesday the Lincoln auto driven (by Mr. and Mrs. Bob Franklin .caught fire and burned near Oca la, by the smoke The Franklins \v«re stup- moionsts who cpujd t.hw mana-ged to save their luggage with the help of fire extinguishers from a couple of trusks loss. but the auto was a The ropiwi is th.al all hope bus, been abandoned on the wildcat uil '\VL-1I ibvlow Sj,iriiij; Hill. complished recently in the battle against lirai-t und circulatory diseases, but far mure remains to be done. Consequently , WL> are miost ploasod that -Mrs. Martindalc and A'Jrs. Br;uin;m have a greed to 'help us in this year's fund-raising drive. Both ludii-s, in accepting the appointment agreed tu serve because they are woll aware that heart disease is today's Number One health problem. The Heart drive will run through •the month ui February. Committee Chairmen will assist in the drive will be announced luler. Singing Sunday at Sgrdis Church •Regular niuiithly singing services will'be held at Sardis Union Church on tile Hupe-Patmos Highway ut 2 p.m. Sund.iy. Jan. 11. it wus an- nouni'i-d by L. BeL-kham. Peultry Mating H§r§ Twtiday The interested organizations working loc ihe estublishment uC a poultry diagnostic la.buialury for Stiuthwesl Arkansas will mivt in the Hempaleud County Court- ruum Tuesday nigbt. Jan. l'j at 7 o'clock, according to Tom Silvey of B.udca\v. .president of the South- wcsi Arkansas Poultry Prudu.ci.-r.-, WASHINGTON (AP) .Senate today turned clown ( a'*<key ^-$ proposal designed by civil Hghls 1 "" aclvoenles to clear tho wny for a'._ light new curb on filibusters.^, ',. ! >f| The roll cull vote was the fir!.. . lest of strength in the swirling baU->L tic over rules touched off with tho<-'lf i Slarl of the new Senate sessions' two days ago. -", It marked a striking victory^ Democratic Leader Lyndon "J_. Johnson (D-Tcx) and other 'Demo-JII cratic and Republican S e n a t e ; ,<jf leaders backing a compromise Jo red by Johnson. <* Conversely, it was a major s back for Vice President Richard-.? M Nixon and a bipartisan antt-Y lilibusiter bloc of northern ,r and western senators. The vote came on a motion by'' Johnson to table and thus kill,'a- 1 , resolution by Sen. Clinton P. An- * derson OD-iNMl. Andor.Son's aim' j-j was to establish that each new,./ Senate has the right to adopt its,' own rules by majority vote'at tho^ start of a session. , i ,~, ^t 1 *- 1 The anti-filibuster forces '.wore''>$ still far from fivlng up. Nixon had cxpresecl the. i that the Senate has a ;il light to make new rules, c'hchf^ session, out ho said it was'an issufe'fjj Unit would have to be decided by f " Iho Senate ItseH. forces rcgartlo'd the' lion as crucially important,-/' liS adoption would have paved ' lhov£ way for them to seek a light',do 5 -,, bate-limitation rule Iree fromJ.th~e.Mi restrictions of prior, rules, Johnson and other opponents ac-\ gued that the Senate, with only"a* ',"* third of its members elected ev* 5"' cry * two years, is a continuing <1"1 body with rules carrying'' over','/'! from one Congress to another, -vv* They said Anderson's motiou/dl would leave the Senate without any > ( <M rules and open up a Pandpra^box.4J| of confusion. '>•'.'-« Shortly before the vote, •Andor.t'Vjl son obtained consent to revise his *"* resolution in an effort to meet this' argument and pick up additional voles. He added a new section to pro*' vide that the rules of the Senate •• in the present Congress should be identical with (hose in tho previous Congress except for Rule 22 which spoils out Jiow debate may' be cut off. -- • "/ •» Defeat of Anderson's proposal left before the Senate the com« > promise- advanced by JohnstuV with the support of other ,Damo* cratic and Republican - S e.n»a I e \. ,s Joadcrs, " ' *' r ^_, It would permit filibusters' to be shut off by two-thirds of the sciia» tors present and .voting,, instead of two-thirds of the entire Senate membership as required by the existing rule. Opponents of Johnson's compro* mise planned to offer a series oj amendments to try to make i( more to their liking. One would permit debates to bo shut off by a majority of the senar tors, or 50 of the 08 members,' while another would provide for choking off filibusters by tlirLe- Jifths of the senators present sncj, voting. An attempt alsp w,as planned to knock out a section of Johnson's proposal specifying that the ruips of the Senate carry over from, pye ' Congress to another, ,,„»«..*.'* They said that if they lost pu,t on' this firsl r$und they would a.t- Umpl to change more to their Jik? ing a compromise anti-filibuster resolution of Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson (O^fex). Il was Johnson who offerpcj the motion to table Anderson's pro-t j.osal. Sen. Jacob JC. Javits (R-NY1 i nt- of the coalition leaders said the showdown on Johnson's tabling n.otion would be "the decisive vote on this whole question/' Opponents of a change in Scnale ruJes eomend that adoption of Continued 03 Page ., guiet is that yqy 5.915'

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