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New Mexican (Newspaper) - January 4, 1959, Santa Fe, New Mexico 8 THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday January 4 1959 Castro More Patient Than Batista He Waited For Time Editor's do A Not few did days ago Castro Batista tor in the Dominican Republic Young Castro's long uphill and forces in Cuba met rebel forces seemingly impossible crusade be- in the open giving Batista July 26 1953 and his chance he long had sought froin then on was named Batista had made too many for that date Then as a young takes In this story William lawyer of 27 Castro led an attack Ryan tells how got con- trol By WILLIAM L AP Foreign News Analyst HAVANA Cuba AP Fidel Castro forged Cuba's popular in the hot flame of haired for a dictator After five years of bitter re- verses and frustrations the rebe chieftain succeeded even when the outside world may have been in believing that yet another disastrous failure was staring him in the face What brought about this swift change in the fortunes of the bearded young man of 32 who darted from the mountains of eastern Cuba to push dictator President Fulgencio Batista into the climactic debacle of New Year's Basically it was a matter of two strong personalities locked in stubborn struggle Castro proved the stronger and more stubborn of the two but he could not have done it if Batista had not helped defeat himself Fabulous graft and corruption have marked Cuban regimes for many years a cancer in the ban body politic Perhaps it was a national habit which Cubans might have lived with but a re- pressive and often wantonly cruel dictatorial regime produced ing resentment which Castro fanned into brilliant fire of Castro accomplished his goal by persistently nagging harassing and baiting Batista into a long of furiously rash acts These led inevitably to his fall and ignominious flight to the protecting arms of a fellow on the Batista army's Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba capital of Province in eastern Cuba where the rebel leader was born failed Castro was captured and sentenced to 15 years in prison Then Batista made a lation Realizing the bitterness he had created among those Cubans who dreamed of a respectable form of constitutional democracy Batista decided to try and legalize himself He proclaimed an nesty for political prisoners Castro among those set Package Liquors For The Holidays CERRILLOS ROAD LIQUOR STORE 3100 CERRILLOS ROAD Batista's followers and family went to Mexico to plot with fellow amassed fortunes at public ex- Cuban exiles against Batista I pense Batista failed to legalize On Dec 2 1956 Castro landed on the northeast coast of Oriente Province from Mexico with 81 of self The opposition withdrew and I Batista considered the threat he remained unopposed He re- over But Castro with his mained an unconstitutional ruler fill of ragged refugees hid out in Cubans were ruled by a dictator who gave no freedoms and the rugged Maestra Mountains made friends won their confidence traded new followers peasants and They Little little a trickle of arms and munition seeped in by sea Castro was soon strong enough to send into Las Villas his Cuban exile followers Province lying across the balled forces wiped out all but Castro of proved Many in Batista's forces were ery of arms for which Batista hcd contracted in a hemisphere defense program This was a great blow to Batista Midsummer brought the Pact of Caracas a crucial turn- ing point Representatives of about 15 organizations in Cuba met to sign an supporting Castro's movement to overthrew Batista Aid and 11 others Betty Names Vigil Miera Newly elected Secretary oE State j Betty Fiorina Friday announced that Ruben Miera of County has been retained as Chief i the revolution eager to defect About 150 sailors joined Castro's forces an at- tack on Cienfuegos For a while they controlled the Batista now made another take The dictator sent planes and tanks to batter rebel positions in the city mercilessly without re- gard for civilians Many were killed in this first big battle of Deputy a post he has held the past four years under Natalie S Buck John Vigil of Santa Fe Democratic chairman has been named administrator of the tion code a post formerly held by Don Coppock of Las Vegas Mrs Arnold Schempp of Santa Fe and formerly of Portales where Mrs Fiorina received a heavy vote was named to the post of secretary Mrs Schempp was nal Clerk of the last Legislature in the House of Representatives and has recently been employed Santa Fe law firm Tracking Station Not On Rocket CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP space tracking out- post here sat idle Friday night making no attempt to track sia's rocket to the moon You would think we would be asked to track said Maj Gen In Havana rebels patiently built For Castro the build-up was a windfall The United Stales wary of taking sides embargoed Armijo Quits Man Needed The Santa Fe school board day night accepted the tion of business manager Alex Ar- mijo who has been appointed et director for the state finance ivision Supt George White said that applications for the business job are now being accepted The board also employed ers for the Salazar Cafeteria Mrs Grace O'Bannon formerly at was named head a fifth column strong with hidden arms some homemade Castro's force in other provinces numbered to It was enough for hard-hitting guerrilla warfare Castro baited Batista into his final big mistake The July 26 forces drove deep into Santa Clara The rebels made it appear they intended to occupy these cities could fight He gambled throwing everything he had into a pay-off offensive in Las Villas A bitter battle raged through Christmas week Suddenly Batista decided that while he might hold on for some time the rebels would never give up With each mistake be made enemies His life was unsafe out- side his heavily guarded quarters On New Year's Day he gave up The flight of the dictator and dreds who supported him the army and police Castro had only to order his fifth column out in Havana and send on the march in the provinces The revolution had succeeded ENJOY THE SUPERB DINNERS DELICIOUS COCKTAILS CHARMING ATMOSPHERE OF iw It costi no more Los Hwy Sunday cook Mrs Mrs Baca cooks Mrs Lena Eva Larragoite and were employed as Goodheart will re- place Mrs O'Bannon at Donald N Yates commander and Hattie Mae Allen was the Air Force missile test center as a high school cook but we weren't Yates got the news while duck hunting The big rocket base received no official word from Washington about Russian claims The center is closed for the long holiday weekend CLAUDE'S Santa Fe's Popular Night Club And Restaurant DANCING NIGHTLY TO ORCH 656 Canyon Rd Ph EL PASEO STARTING 2 BIG FEATURES DIAL DINE DANCE Dancing nightly except Sundays with Ralph Houston at piano Enjoy choice steaks sea foods and chicken in our separate dining room Serving till 1 dally ex- cept Sunday BUFFET DINNERS Served Sundays from 11 to P.M PRIVATE PARTIES by appointment Phone Mr TOWNHOUSE Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge las Highway YUcca FRIENDLY soldier in Fidel Castro's revolutionary army shows his whiskers to Blakinship of Virginia as her mother watches The troops were in Havana and the baby and her mother were evacuation UPI Telephoto 330 Lose Licenses Gotta from eating all those holiday You know what we mean so come on out to NEW SAN CRISTOBAL ROOM and enjoy good food along with Eddie Hill's good Hammond organ DINNER at The Pantry Young Chicken with Oyster Dressing Fruit Cocktail Tossed Salad Vegetable Hot Biscuits Dessert Drink Roast Spring Leg o Lamb with Mint Jelly Tomato Cocktail or Soup Vegetable Whipped Hot Biscuits Dessert BREAKFAST at The Pantry Fresh Strawberry and Pecan Waffles Blueberry Pancakes Buckwheat Cakes Served with Butter Maple Syrup or Honey Also Ham Sausage Bacon with Eggs Best Coffee 1820 Cerrillos Rd YU The Driver Service Department took action in 330 cases of drivers convicted of hazardous moving traffic violations who were in- in accidents during the week ending December 26 The department revoked the driving privileges of 59 drivers suspended 31 and cancelled two licenses Warning letters were mailed to 300 persons whose ords had not reached the re- examination level Drivers in this area who had their licenses revoked for a period of one year for being convicted of while intoxicated Billy Borger driving George Alvin Champion Jose S Chavez William K Edith E Neil H Schultz Jose M Trujillo and Robert J Wafer all of Albuquerque The driving of Lee D and Vernon T Henson both of Albuquerque were while an appeal on a drunk driving conviction is ing in district court Alfredo B Lopez Albuquerque had his driving revoked for an additional year for op- his motor vehicle on the highways at a time when his was revoked Reckless driving convictions cost Felix Encino Jr and Juan A Martinez both of their drivers licenses for a period of 90 days to six months Six drivers in this area lost their licenses for a period of 90 days to GI In Exercise Army PFC Walter Ashby son of Mr and Mrs James Ashby Fairview N M recently with 24th Infantry Di- vision in annual combat efficiency Army training tests in Germany Ashby a wireman in ters Company of the division's 21st in Munich entered the Army in January 1958 six months for being convicted as habitual traffic violators They are Joe L Lucero Waldo P Lucero Thomas J Lujan Jr Charlie Maestas Phil A Martinez and Pete M Moreno sU of The drivers licenses of John B Masters Albuquerque was celled because he has frequent black-out spells Hospital Patients Recent admissions to St Vincent Hospital includes Alfred Medina Francis Blanche ald Jeanne Martinez Jennifer Donegan Benito Alarid Edwardo Armijo Glorieta and Randall vin Smith Also admitted Anthony Baca F B Montoya Bertha Martinez Celestina Gonzales cos and Claude W Robinson New parents at St Vincent pital include Mr and Mrs Arthur Garcia a boy Mr and Mrs De- Koroneos a girl Mr Mrs Esquipula a boy and Mr and Mrs Clifford Cockrell a boy DENNIS JR IMPROVES WASHINGTON API The son of Sen 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