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Miller - ArkcHclphicm to Head State Legion Little Hock,...
ArkcHclphicm to Head State Legion Little Hock, Aug. 21 —(/^—Election —(/^—Election of officers and consideration of resolutions today were to close the annual convention of the Arkansas Arkansas department. American Legion. Keith Tudor, Arkadelphia newspaperman, newspaperman, was the only candidate for state commander to succeed Col. Ray M. O'Day of Fayettcville last night. However, there was a report that a candidate might _ be _put up today in opposition to] Tudor. The race for national executive committee member was the center center of most political interest. Harry G. Miller of El Dorado was expected to be nominated for another another term. If so, he was to be opposed by Past State Commander Leonard Moody of Marianne. Mrs. Charles L. Sewell of Molvern Molvern and Mrs. Joe Taylor of Searcy were running for president of tho Legion Auxiliary. Resolutions to be considered by the Legion included one recommending recommending the failing of known communists and another calling for elimination of detention- policies policies for college students. Walter Schraeder of Hot Springs was installed grand chef de gave of the state 40 and 8, Legion fun making organization. He succeeds W. A. Anderson of Rector. Other officers arc: T. Gordon Matthews, Murianna, chef de train; Anderson, cheminot nationale; E. E. Jelks, El Dorado, Dorado, alternate cheminot nation- ale; Jean L. DeCamp, Texarkana, grand commissaire intendant; Joel A. Bunchc, Fayetteville, grand conducteur; W. B. Norts- worthy, DeWitt, grand garde de la porte; Dr. G. E. Nettles, Harrison, Harrison, grand commis voyageur, and the Rev. James R. Sewell, Little Rock, grand amonier.

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