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, · (Staff Photos by Fulp) FUN ON FORT LEE VISIT -- The photo at top shows boys and girls from the Petersburg playgrounds lining up for refreshments after taking the parachute jump from the tower. The middle picture shows Bill Traylor, one of the Petersburg youngsters, coming down from the tower, and below are shown Col. Vernon Huller (left) commander of Special Troops, and Recreation Director Roland C. Day. VSC Officials To Visit Ff. Knox ROTC Camp George W. Davis, director of the School of Industries, and B. F. Dabncy. director of public relation., at Virginia State College will "bo among the 2D educators representing 25 colleges who will visit tomorrow and Friday the 1.200 cadets from their institutions who are attending' ROTC M. M. White and C. F. Elton, University of Kentucky; Dr. A. E. McCaskey. Marshall College; Dr. William G. Nash, Murray State College; Dr. Robert F. Smart, University of Richmond; Drs. B. F. D. Runk and Lawrence F. L H ' i l o w i i u ci i v, t n i v . i i k * i * i { 3 « * - _ · » ^ H . _ Camp at Fort Knox, Ky. The ca- Quarlcs. University of Virginia; dots are now in their final week)Dr. Ch'arles A. Keown, Western of intensive field training n n d practical work al Fort Knox ROTC summer camp in preparation for their commissions as second lieutenants in the Un i t c d States Army or Army Reserve. A full two-day program for visitors has been arranged to give them first hand information through observation of the cadets in training, according to Colonel Kentucky State College; Dr. James Kelly Jr., West Virginia State College; and Dr. Car- sor, H. Barne, College of William and Mary. Other educStors include, Brigadier General William H. Wood, executive vice president of Norwick University; Dr. John Gillispie, . assistant president of t h e University of Massachusetts: Dr. .... r~. r L , e n f umvt:i .MLV ui ludasdciiu^ub. ui . W. ham E. R o b e r s professor o j h ^ )uck d j r e c t o r militar science at W c s l V n g i n u . military science at _ · · , - T i n In « lent affairs. West Virgi..,o University, who is the deputy vcrsily . th(J Rcv ^^ H camp commander. ('Woodward, director of military The i n s t i t u t i o n presidents w h o i a f f a i r S ( university of N o t r e will visit Fort Knox will .nclude Dame: Fenwick T. Reed secre- Fort Lee Otters Children Fair, Picnic, Classes By JACK FULP Yesterday afternoon's activity for youngsters of the Petersburg playgrounds was^a combination of a picnic, county fair and an educational session. The occasion was a visit to Fort Lee, where the young boys and girls were treated to such things as jump tower experience, movies and lectures,.and refreshments prepared at the post. There also was a visit to the Quartermaster Corps Museum, a place of real interest for any visitor, a place where the history of army .dress can be traced from the beginning of our armed forces. Not Only Thing Of course, army dress isn't the only thing the museum features, and more is coming as there is a big rebuilding program going on there. One of the chief items of interest which can be seen at the museum, and one which drew much interest from the young visitors from Petersburg, is the display showing item? from the "Lady Be Good " This is the World War II bomber which was found in the African desert recently after laying there nearly two decades, and many of these items are in good repair. Host to the group was Col. Vernon Huller, commanding officers of Special Troops, and travelling with about 300 youngsters were City Recreation Director Rolanc C. Day, and Assistant Director Nelson Ramsey. Jump Tower First Stop The children were taken to the post in four buses, and the firs: stop for most of them was the jump tower, where they were given a chance to take a practice jump, just as do the troops in training. Those who made the jump were presented certificate signifying that they are "qualifiec jumpers." The kids got a big thrill out p: this phase of the program, bu c their hosts were careful to keep the refreshments until after this jump. MSgt. Walter Whitehead wa? in charge of preparing the refresh, ments, and he had prepared 1,200 cookies and 60 gallons of refresh ing drinks. Sgt. Whitehead said he was preparing another 1,200 cookies and 60 gallons for · the visit o the children from the Negro play grounds to the post today. Taken to Classroom On leaving the jump area, th youngsters were taken to a class room, where they were given brief lecture on Air Force dro activities, and were shown a film on all the steps in dropping mil tary equipment. The instructor in charge of th class was highly complimentarj of the attenliveness of his charge? pointing out that he rarely get. an audience which is as quie and listens as closely. Then it was on to the museum where the boys and girls were con ducted on a tour by MSGT. Jes se Travis and MSgt. Tom Con nelly, assistant curators. They ar real experts on the history of th Quartermaster Corps, and th time spent listening to thtm an looking around the museum i well spent. Some of the items from th "Lady Be Good" which can h seen in the Fort Lee Museum ar a life preserver, flashlight, part o a parachute, pistol belt, a map rations which still are edible, an .two watches which still run. Pay Scale Rates In 196 Low Rent Units Adopted Action on Whether To Continue Hopewell Construction Delayed (Hopewell Bureau) Reduced wage scale rates in 196 units of low rent housing were adopted last night' by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Action on whether or not to proceed with construction of some 100 additional units was delayed. The authority met with Cify Council and representative of ilie Hopewell Landowners Association last night in a closed- meeting to discuss the projects. Also present at the meeting was a representative from PHA in Washington. The resolution adopted by the authority reduces wage rates in both Negro and white projects. The wage rate scale and the proposed additional units h a d been under attack for some time. Hopewell landowners had appeared before council on several bc- casions to protest the construction of more units as well as the wage scale in the present projects. Last night's meeting c a m e about as a result of the campaign waged by the landowners. A number of tenants now living in the project will be forced to move because they are earning more t h a n - t h e rate schedules allow. The minimum wage r a t e cale .was reduced from $3.100 o $2,800 on one and two-person partments; from $3,300 to S3,- X W ' on three to four-person partments, and from $3,600 to $,300 for units for five or more PGH Group To Consider New Members The Petersburg Hospital Authority is scheduled to consider the possibility of increasing its number of commissioners (members) at its meeting this afternoon. The nine-commissioner authority at its last meeting, June 28, scheduled (he matter for the July session. The authority has had unofficial discussion on the matter in recent months. "" Under* a law enacted, recently by the General .Assembly a hospital authority many now increase its membership as to as many as 15 commissioners. Brigarlier Genera! George R. E. Shell, retired Marine general who assumed the position of superintendent. Virginia Military Institute July 1; Dr. Robert B. Martin, who became president of tary'of the board of trustees, Indiana University, and Earl Hoff. of Indiana's News Bureau: Dr. Frank B. Davis, professor of speech and chairman of the faculty council, Auburn'University. Eastern Kentucky State College' July 1 Dr. Fred C. Cole. Wash- . . T ington and Lee University: D r . j L I C e n S e S I 0X65 Stewart H. S m i t h . Marshall _ . . College; Dr, William J. L. W a ) - | O r m q 1H lace West Virginia State College; ^ and Dr. Elvis J. Stahr Jr., West Virginia University. The 13 college cleans who will be among the visitors include: Drs. L. B. Dietrick and G. Burke Johnson from Virginia Polytcch nic Institute; Dr. Thomas E. Hawkins, Hampton Institute; Drs. Chesterfield County has collected $77,588 in license taxes during the first six months of I960. J. D. Williams, license inspector, gave these totals: $54,B67. from business licenses: SI2,300, trailer park licenses; $10,322, individual trailer licenses. Hopeweli Fire Damage Is $25 (Hopewell Bureau Hopewel) firemen were calle out one time yesterday. Damag caused by the blaze totaled $25. A short circuit in the plug on range resulted in a blaze at th hbme of Jim Reed, 2411 Lee S yesterday at 10:20 a. m. Firemen were out 15 minutes. ALSACE INSURANCE AGENCY MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING RE 3-1010 or RE 3-796S adv. Maximum wage rate scale was educed from $3,875 to $3,500 for ne to two-person units; from 4,125 to $3,750 for three to four- jerson units, and from $4,500 to 4,000 in the five or more persons apartments. I Are Arrested n Shoes Theft Two Negro youths were arresl- xl early today on charges of tealing 11 pairs of repaired ncn's shoes from the Stith Shoe Shop, 436 Halifax- St. Police said a 15-year-old juven- le also wes questioned in connection with the theft, and was urned over to juvenile author! - ies. All three admitted breaking nto the store about 2:30 a. m. oday, and taking the shoes, Charles Spratley. IB, of the 1000 block Rome St.. and Robert Cunningham, 19, of the 700 block Mt. \iry St., after a hearing, today n Petersburg Municipal C o u r . t vcre ordered held for the Hust- ngs Court grand jury. Joseph L. Stith, owner of the shoe, repair shop, testified he bund the screen ripped ott a ront door, and the inner wooden door lock had been forced out. Captain M. B. Biggs said one jair of the shoes were found at Spratley's, one pair at the juvenile's, and the other nine pairs at Cunningham's. The police captain said the tockerHonored AtKiwanisMeet J. AJfred Rucker, who observed lis 90th birthday Sunday, was lonored by his fellow Kiwanians at a meeting yesterday afternoon n Hotel Petersburg. Members of his family were special guests and from the beginning of the program, when a birthday .cake was brought in, to he conclusion, wheii he was presented with a* handsome silver )owl, it was J. Alfred Rucker Day This much-loved Kiwanian is a charter member of the club, -a past president and oldest living nember. His service to the club throughout the years has beei outstanding. James D. Fear paid tribute to :iim as a family man, a leadei in his church, a fine citizen anc 3 Christian gentlemen--the cm Dodiment of the high principle* :or which Kiwanis stands. Donald F. Hartman gave ar original and clever "radio broad cast." He acted as an announcer and commentator on events which took place during Rucker's life time as if the events were current Beginning with 1870, the year Rucker was born, he reeled of what was happening in the U. S and around the world; then movcc along at 10-year Intervals. He in terpolatcd events in Peters burg, with reference to old news paper advertisements, by mean; of which' he sketched Rucker'f history as a Petersburg merchan against a background of world events. When, at the conclusion*of th program, 'President Howard D Meredith presented the gift on behalf of the club, the entire membership fose in tribute t this beloved "Christian gentle man." vouths have admitted to breaking into two other places. No charges liad teen placed early today in connection with these breakins. Assisting Capt. Biggs were Patrolmen W. R. Crockcll, 15. L Morris, D. K. Ellis, E. I. Bridgeman . and S. D. Buchannan In another case, Elizabeth Terry Holmes. Negro, 37, of the 70( block Harding St., was fined $20 and court costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail, on a charge of provoked assault. Edward M, Henderson, of Rich moncf, was fined $25 and cow costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail, on a charge of making false statements in an effort to receive unemployment compcnsa tion benefits. Judge IT. B. Gil liam also ordered Henderson to make restitution of $179. '.Yesterday 1 , Merle S. Taylor, 24 of the JOO block North Adams St. was ordered" held for Husting Court grand jury, on a charge o bigamy. Mrs. Taylor early todaj was c o n f i n e d - i n Petersburg -jail in lieu of. $10,000-bail. A charge " of rnanslaughlc against King William Gordon, o Ontario, Canada, in connectioi with the t r a f f i c fatality last Fri day at the intersection of Crate Road and South Sycamore St. was reduced to reckless driving Gordon was fined $50 and cour costs. Moose Lodge Is Commended Petersburg Moose Lodge No J67G, has been commended fo its growth and activity during th past year. The commendalin came in the form of an addres by Charles N. Brice, state direc tor, during the regular meetin; this week. The governor's gold diamond studded emblem was prescntc to Mclvin Belcher in recognilio of his outstanding service whil serving as governor during th past fiscal year. Plans also were laid for th state convention to be held i Richmond next month. PHS Senior Is Nam Gins Susie Mann s Honored Af Meeting Red-headed, vivacious S u s i e Mann, of Maloaca. was elected resident of Girl's Nation last night at the national session in Vashington. "We had to campaign for votes ike the dickens," she said. Susie is the daughter of Major and Mrs. Horace Mann, and a enior at Petersburg High School, vliere'she is a student leader. "We're very proud of her," commented Assistant Principal 5dwin M. Bells Jr. today. Seventeen years of ago. Susie las freckles, and can cook, swim ind drive an auto. She has the reputation among h e r h i g h school classmates of being a riendly, cooperative person. Mrs. Mann, Susie's m o t h e r , says she understands that her daughter was chosen as a candidate after she arrived in Washington. There was no inkling that she would be a candidate when she left home, Mrs. Mann said. 'We were surprised," Mrs. Maun declared. "It was almost more han we could accept at first . . ." She won the presidency as the candidate of the Nationalist Party, opposing Rac Ann Engdahl, of San Jose, Calif., the candidate of he Federalist Party. Her plat- orm stressed these planks: A noderate civil rights approach; nore money for education and lighways; a strong Civil Defense irogram; establishment of a U. S. Foreign Service Academy; increased exchange of students with 'oreign nations. Girl's Nation is a citizenship .raining program sponsored by .he American Legion Auxiliary. Susie will attend the auxiliary's convention in Miami, Fla. in October. At Petersburg High School, Susie has been vice president of the Student Cooperative Association, and a member of the Dramatic Club, Glee Club, Monitor Club, French Club and Square Circle Club. She's a straight-A student. And »he teaches a Sunday school class at M a t o a c a Methodisl Church. She will be inaugurated lonighl and will return home this weekend. Is' Nation President SUSIE MANN Anti-Segregation Techniques Due To Be Studied Tomorrow and Friday an insti ture on non-violent anti-segrega tion techniques will be held in Zion Baptist Church. The announcement was made by the Rev. Wyalt Tee Walker former pastor of the church, who is the newly-appointed director oi the Southern Christian leader ship Conference, with hcadquar tors in Atlanta. · Walker said an institute is being held in Petersburg because "ii has been the most active com munity in the civil rights struggle in recent months." CD Rescue Service Has 10 Vacancies Captain Frank II. Bowie, beat of the Colonial Heights Civil De fense rescue service, said toda he has 10 vacancies and urgr-t all those interested in joining to attend a meeting tomorrow at p. m. in thn old City Hall 01 the Boulevard. Bowie said residents of Colon and south Chesterfield County an eligible. He urged all other mem hers also to be present. )r. Levin Gets ?lace in News Dr. Murray B. Levin, husband f the former Shirley R. llausner f Petersburg, is one of two Dc- roit doctors in the news this veck as result of their study ol lioshin Beriberi. The July 18 issue of Time ma- azine comments on a report b Dr. Levin and Dr. Paul L. Wolf n the New England Journal ol Medicine that the .condition nccc lot be fatal. Beriberi is a deficiency disease lack of vitamin B - l ) , Time ex lains, commonest among Orien als, who eat polished rice, ant vcstern hemisphere alcoholics ·ho^bat next to nothing. An acute form of the disease which kills suddenly by /cans ng the hcarl to collapse,' ha; )cen described by the Japanese as shoshin ( f r o m sho. acute dam age, and shin, hoarO. . The Detroit doctors rcportec .hat shoshin beriberi may kil U. S. alcoholics, too. They cited the case of a worn an who died despite the hear ilimulants given and it tunicc out she had been on the bottle (and off food) for three weeks while a man in whom bcriber was suspected had massive dose; of B-l added to the drugs givci him, survived. They concludci [hat shoshin beriberi deserve more attention in the U. S. Dr. Levin lived in Pctcrsbur. for two years while he was wil the U. S. Army at Fort Lee. 'H is now completing a rcsidcnc in internal medicine at the Ri cciving Hospital in Detroit in tl early fall expects to visit th area 1 with the idea of locatin somewhere in the vicinity. Mrs. Levin is the daughter c Mr. anx Mrs. Ben llausner, n Monticello Ave. Home Builders To Hold Picnic A large crowd is cxpcclccl a the annual picnic of the Horn Builders Association of SouUi.sid Virginia tomorrow afternoon Jordan Point Country Club, Hope well. Golf, swimming and horscsho pitching contests will be held din ing the afternoon, followed by social hour and barbecue. C. H. Chamber To Meet Monday The Colonial Heights Chambc of Commerce w i l l meet Monda night at (i:1f o'clock in the R a i l bnw Drive-In Restaurant. This w i l l be the group's fir.' meeting under its new prcsiden James Kgan. WEDNESDAY, JULY 20. 1960 NEWS Of Tlie Iff - CITY Outboard Motor Ban To Be Drawn in C. H. BY J I M M Y E7.ZELL The Colonial Heights City Coun- il last night instructed city at- orncy H. P. Armstrong to prc- are an ordinance to bar outward motor baats on Swift Creek jelwcen the Lokcyiew Dam and ho dam on the Boulevard. The'action was taken after council received a petition from several residents living on the crci'k o objected to the noise. It was winlcd out I hat this docs not include small electric motors on )onl.s. A request from the city school :ioard for an appropriation of $2,?00 for transformers for the Colonial Heights High School athletic field was referred to the finance commission, which is to iritis back a decision next Tuesday night, al a special meeting of .he council. Transformer Funils Ncudcd Mayor Fred R. Shepherd explained that when the school joard budgeted the lights it did imt a n t i c i p a t e transformers and now the $2,7no j s needed in order the lights can be put up. The school board already has a bid on installation of the lights. John E. Russell Jr., chairman of the city's planning and zoning commission, appeared before the council and asked them to appoint two persons to Hits body which is now short two members After discussing the subject City Council decided to carry tliij over until the September 1 meet ing, at. which lime the new city council will undertake the job. A request from residents living on Brnxlon Ave., for curbs am gutters, with the residents paying half the costs, was referred to the finance committee which wil meet tonight to come up with cs- up 5.7 per cent. OBITUARIES limiif.cs of costs for this work, as well as other similar work in he city. Zoning Variance Asked Council granted a variance to he zoning ordinance in order that in apartment house with between 15 and 18 units £»n be constructed of Springdale Ave. Marvin D. Goodrich appeared before the oard and asked council to do his. Goodrich explained that he may lot build the units now, but that when he gets ready to he wants to ·mow that council would approve he venture. Cmmcilmen were of he opinion the building would add o that area. C. C. Towncs, city engineer, and he slrcct committee were authorized to investigate a drainage problem at Emmanuel Baptist hurch and do whatever is necessary to relieve the situation in the lesl interest of the city. Following the regular session he Council went into an executive session to discuss the city manager candidates. One councilmen said he thought that the man would be named this week. Enrollment Due To Show Increase In Chesterfield Chesterfield school officials estimate that 16,018 students will be enrolled in county schools September 30, as compared to 14,f33 on the same rintc last year. , Broken down, the figure provides for 13.7G6 white pupils and 2,252 Negro students. The white enrollment is up 8.4 per cent from last year and the Negro figure Men In Service RELCTIER GRADUATES ) Specialist Four Winston K. Re chcr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Step! en H. Belcher, of 10!) Print George Ave.. Hopewell, recent! graduated from the Seventh A my Non - Commissioned Office Academy in Bad Tolz, German} Belcher received four weeks o refresher t r a i n i n g in map rending, combat tactic and leadership. The 23-year-oIrJ soldier is regularly assigned as an x-ray technician i n t h e 62nd M e d i c a l Group's Blh Evacuation Hospital in Landstnhl He entered t h c Army in May 1058 and completed basic training at P'ort Benning. Ga. Belcher w a s graduated f r o m Hopcwelt High School in ])5r and attended the University of Richmond. He is a member of Thcta Chi f r a t e r n i t y and was employed by the V i r g i n i a St;ilc H i g h w a y Department, Richmond, before entering the A r m y . MISS PEARL L. ROWE Miss Pearl Leonora Rowe. 75, of 904 St. Patrick St., Tarboro, N. C., died Monday in a Raleigh hospital, unexpectedly of a heart attack. She was a daughter of the late Robert II. and V i r g i n i a Richardson Rowb. She is survived by Ihree sisters: Mrs. Chester M. Sutlon, of Augusta, G,i.; Miss Mary Rowe, of Tarboro, N. C., and Mrs. Henry G. Alley Sr.,' of Colonial Heights; three nieces and two nephews. r-'uneral services will be con-. cliK.-tecl today nt 4 n. m. in the chapel of Ihc Carlisle Funeral. Home, Tarbnrn. The Rev. Curtis A l l e n , rector of Calvary Episcopal Church, of which she was an active member, w i l l o f f i c i a t e . Interment be in Greenwood Cemetery, Tarboro. D A V I D LUTHER COLE Funeral services for David Luther Colo, v-lio died ycslerciay in Mayes, of Jarratt, and the late William James Mayes. ; Besides his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Robert^ Perkins, of Colonial Heights; two sisters: Mrs. Elliott Taylor, of Crimora, and Mrs. Chauncey, Franklin, of Hampton; a brother, W. James Mayes Jr., o[ Jarratt; and a grandson. Graveside funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 10:30 a. m. in C o n c o r d Melodist Church Cemetery, Sussex County, with the Rev. John Durkovich, pastor, officiating. The procession will leave fhe chapel of J. T. Morriss and Son at 9;30 a. m. HENITON LEE SIRLES Funeral services for Heniton L. Sirlcs, of 142 Charlotte Ave., Colonial Heights, who died Monday in his residence will be held tomorrow at 3 p. m. in the chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Home. Colonial Heights. Bishop C. Pitt Hayncs, of The Church of FRANK WILEY INSURANCE Aulo-Firc Insurance --Adv. 1954 S. Sycamore St. RE 3-3321 ( S t a f f I'hoto by F u l p C HOBO PARTY -- The younger children of the Petersburg playgrounds were given a hobo poity yesterday at Lee Park, with prizes for the various styles of dress. Shown here are the youngsters and playground leaders holding a son'gfest near the end oi the party. Winners were: most original, Kim Roberts and Thomas Morris; funniest, Sue Hodges and Eddie Snyder; best dressed, Mary Smith and Harvey Gaols. JOHNSON IN S. C. Marine Private Edward S. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Johnson of 14 North Old Church St., has completed /ccruit t r a i n i n g at the M a r i n o Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. . . , _,. . - » * l »- »»".?*'*-·", /i i i L U o m i i L i i tn his home in Chesterfield County. j csus chrisl of Latter Day Saints near Chester, w i l l he conducive! | w \\\ o f f i c i a t e J lomnrrow at 3:30 p. m. in t h e ! Interment will be in BlandfoAl chape! of J. T. Morriss and Son cemetery, with Dr. John A. Brown, executive secretary of Princess Anne ant! Norfolk Counties Missions. and (he Rev. Herman C. Inge. pastor of Chester Baptist Church, o f f i c i a t i n g . Burial w i l l be in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester. RANDALL J. PREJEAN M O R R I S COOPER Funeral services Morris Rand;)! I John Pro jean, (i, son of Mr. and Mrs. W i l l i e J. Prcjcan,! Ce'meUry. of 22i'i Bishop St., died yesterday Cooper, a former res^ent of Petersburg, w h o died Sunday In a F l i n t , Mich., hospi-ai, will be conducted Friday fiJ 11 a. m. in the chapel of J. i'. Morriss _ S'.n with Rabbi Solomon Jacobson, .of Temple B-'ith Achim, officiating. Burial' will be in Brith Achim in Medical College of Virginia Hospital. R i c h m o n d , a Her -a brief illness. Besides his parents, he is .511.-- vivcd by a sister. Y v n n n c ' R . Prejean, and his maternal p'^nfl- parcnts. Mr. and Mrs. idwarcl Goss, of Houston, Texso. The Rev. Join J/ Brochtrup, pastor of St. Jospin's Catholic Church, w i l l conduct graveside f u n e r a l serviceX tomorrow at I I a. m. in So'jthlnwn Memorial Park. PriijtT George County. The prfl'i'i'ssion will leave Ihc J. T. Morriss and Son GILLlftM IN TEXAS Army Second Lieutenant T a f t i a l X:30 a. m. R. G i l l i a m , son of Mr. and Mrs. I f Marvin Gilliam, of. 1020 Bpllingj.fc'JLBKR G. MAYES St., has completed the missile i ficcr basic course at The Defense School, Fort Before cnluring the Ann'y-.'U. G i l l i a m was employed--' lu Nat i o n a l Academy o f S c i e n c e s , Washington, D. C. Wilber Greenaway Maycs, 4fi, a farmer of Sussex County, died yesterday in his home near Jarratt. a f t e r a brief illness. lie was a lifelong resident of Sussex, a son of Mrs. Ruth Grant CWRLIE E. KNOWLES Funeral services for Charlie Elmer Knowles 1 . whose death occurred Saturday night in Petersburg General Hospital, were held yesterday at 3 p. m. in the chapel of the T. Leonard Wells Funeral Home.'The Rev. Woodrow W. Hill, pastor of West .End B a p t, i-s t Church, officiated. Pallbearers were: honorary -- ' members of the Senior Mcns Bible Class of West End Baptist Church and Dr. Mark E. 'Holt Jr., and Dr. Milton Endc; active- Johnny Bc-ilon, L. C. B r o w n , - E . ' L. Bracy Sr., E, L. Bracy Jr., Thomas Styles and Edward Savory. , , · Interment was in Blandford '. Cemetery. Flowers for Every Occasion STANLEY FLORIST (Adv.) . Call RE 2-3733 or RE 2-4482