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Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor A'ex. H. Washburn WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair. this aJU>rnoptt ami tonight. Warmer in north porf t.ion tonight. Thursdtiy parity cloudy and rnild. Railroad Jam It's Quite a Dilemma II you want to do some heavy thinking try out your brains on the railroad, pn.--lem—a prcdica- ^"nt that threatens to engulf not ™.'ly railroad labor and manage- ,nicnt, but the federal government and its tax-payers, and possibly ;every local school district in Amor- i;cn. Wage increases to railway labor have produced parallel increases .in railroad freight rates, and an [analytical Associated Press dis- ipatcn from New x r urk yesterday ; stated: "Each time, freight rates .advance, mure shippers "change to trucks. Before the war trucks did <jjiput a quarter as much business 50TH YEAR: VOL. 50 — NO. 29 ,t.~ .-,• .J. .,„ \m)t f . Press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 192S HOPS, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1948 (AH) --Means Associated Press (Nt'/\)—A'i"ins Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY per cent as loadings this much. Freight car year arc ;; per cent under a year ago. Truckers are per cent more than hauling 20 in 1947." The railroads instead of apologizing for freight rate increases'" to meet added labor costs openly declare they need increases for'their own sake. The roads today have .in service only 289.107 freight cars, as compared with 301,587 last year —---.Hhough steel, to cite just'one *Justry, is operating at a record level, and is having lo supplement rail service with highway trucks. ; Says a spokesman for railroad management (L. F. Whittemore, president of the New Haven): "Rather than the issue being one of pricing ourselves out' of a market, the issue is whether industrial management will be far-sighted enough to pay a sufficient price for rail transportation to enable the railroads to finance the im. provcments necessary to insure iP-i'nUnuance in private ownership, Slid lo avoid socialized transportation." Which brings us to n picturesque dilemma: With the present switch from railroad to truck freight the lax- payers are taking a beating from highway damage, which ;\s early as last Spring was estimated at a billion dollars. But if the government should be Berlin. Nov. 17 (UP)— Russia threatened today to tighten the squee/o on blockaded West Berlin by invoking stern measures of reprisal if "separate elections" are held there next month. The Soviet threat was promul- ;al.cd through the army organ Rundschau. It came as the Western powers prepared in Paris to reject a United Nations proposal for a Big Four gathering. Russia welcomed the idea of renewal of talks by the council of Search for S'ayer of Two Spreads to Oklahoma Boca Paton. Fin., Nov. 17 — (UP)—The search for the- killer of sculptor Lcno Laxy.ari and his wife spread to Oklahoma today. Police Chief W. H. Brown disclosed he had found an army identification disc bearing an Oklahoma ne.vt-ot'-kin address in the sandy soil outside the modernistic studio home where the La/sari's were slain early Sunday morning, "It lokecl as if it had only hr^r ion the ground a little while," Brown said. He declined to reveal the name on the disc. Oklahoma authorities were asked to check the address. No Work for a Sissy gn ministers or at higher mean a Sta— a Moscow level— which would lin-Truman meeting dispatch said. Some time ago Russia refused the city government's request to hold municipal elections. The Western powers granted it. Col. Alexi Yalisarow, Berlin's dc-putly Soviet commandant, told' the Berlin government last Monday that Russia would not recognize the officials elected next month. The army organ said bluntly that the elections would mean the "final split" in Berlin between the East raid the West. Most Allied and German officials believed the Russians would carry out the threats expressed by Taeglichc Hundschau. It said subway and elevated trains and trolleys would halt at the ----- East-West sector boundaries, thnt all telephone service between the East and the Wst quarters would be cut. and that West Bcr- liners would be barred from hospitals in the Soviet sector. It also said the Soviets would Itions was this: The cripple the water and gas supplies I West have once more Paris. Nov. 17 —(/T>)— The United States, Britain and France told top U. N. officials formally today they want the Berlin dispute with Russia left in the hands of the security council to be dealt with as a threat to peace. The three powers reaffirmed their decision against negotiating with Russia on Berlin while the Sovet blockade of the Wcslerr sectors continues. These were the two main points of the West's argument. The net result of. the latest flurry ,'of excitement in the United Na"East and tated their of West Berlin. But Allied officials I Positions and each has once again doubted they could do thai. Co!, declined to budge. Not Loved Frank Mills, 10, tries his hand at the manly art of diapering, during a class held at the'Madison Square Boys Club in New York. Frank, whose "shiner" proves he's no sissy, has his hands and -noulh full, as he tries to get 13-month-old Douglas Eonhain properly attired. William Babcock, deputy American the beginning of the blockade the Western sectors had produced Fog slowed the aerial supply of rlin again, but better conditions were expected later in the clay. The new Tcagel air field in the French sector was expected to be opened for traffic today. Allid sources reported that more than KOO,000 Russian troops were piepnring for full army maneuvers in dress winter Germany for the first time during the occupation. ure "compelled to take over the rail- ! commandant here, said that since roads the taxpayers would not only have lo shoulder the huge opera- i^.ig losses which attend government rail operations everywhere, i but local taxpayers would be still further called upon to replace the taxes losl by local school districts the moment railroad properties went off local tax books. My guess is that this is something that isn't going to be settled by voting on it. Tiie people arc- already angry about the damage to their highways, whose repair i:; . probably going to cost higher gasoline taxes no later than next year. :And they certainly aren't going to '.?*.'• the government be the fall ;;uy in a quarrel between railway labor and management. The plain fact is that the railroads no longer hold thai nu;nppoly on transport which .was true when 'government regulation of wage's and freight rates was. first established. But the regulatory bodies are still proceeding as it' the vanished monopoly existed. But it's gone. And the quicker this is recognized by government and the railroad folks themselves the sooner we will reach trauspor- ' Sftilion peace. Meanwhile, the railroad people have this much assurance: High- ;.::\vay competition can lake only so ..': large a bite out of their revenues "before state regulation steps in '-.'; and clips the truckers. For the .-'• present American highway system will never in this world carry the ..load that the railroads do. * -K •* This Is How We Do Things In Democratic America ;„, By JAMES THRASHER - "The ball game isn't over," radio sportscasters say a million times each year, "until the last man is out—or the final gun is sounded," Americans had occasion to think of this old cliche when they woke tip (or got lip from their radios! on the morning after election, and realized that the expected landslide election of Thomas E. Dewey to the presidency had some- Continued on page two The Western powers formalized their stand in reolies to llv appeal by H. V. Evatt. the assembly prcs- alljident. and Trygve Lie. ,-ioi- secretary-general, who the U. N. powers to composo their dif- world Mi can Shootinq Cjf Texarkana, Te:-:., Nov. 17 —i/l'i— A former Arkansas highway department employe has ' been charged with murder in the fatal shooling i>[. his middle-aged wife. ffMrs. Reba Davis Brallon, about 47, b'jauly operator, was shot and fatally wounded hero last night as she sat behind a desk in her downtown beauty shop. District Attorney Maxwell Welch i said the woman was shot by her i which husband, J. B. Braltor:, former Ar- ' kansas highway department worker, i Bratton was taken to closed Northeast Texas In a lengthy session at Hope City Hall last night the council discussed city census figures but deferred action. All members were disappointed with the report but withheld action as they have 10 days in which to accept or reject the figure. City expense also came in for its share of discussion. The city is having financial difficulties and it's likely mo.st department employes will lie cut to a minimum through the winter months. The group started the 'cut" campaign by I laying off two members of the j health department, Eugene j(Sleepy) Cox and Oscar Duclney. i Both were employed in mosquito 1 control work. 1 He/vey Holt, spokesman for lime civic clubs. Kiwanis, Lion:", Rotary, and representatives from each asked the city to turn all of ih'j old Elks Building over 'o tho Youih Center. Fran.-; King appeared for Lions, Jack Cleary of Rotary and George Frazier, rector, al.;o wa Brown appointed Aldermevi Jones, Dorsey McRae and George Peck, lo see what could be work-.-d |jOO,000, the out ana report back to trr: coui'icil. Iwo years Alfred Broussard, iperalin^ tin- " der a city bus tranchije, was instructed 10 file established bus route.; within two weeks witn '.he city cierk. George Peck was jwoi.i in by Mayor Brown to till the unexpiren 1 term of Lyle Moore 'is alderman for Ward 3. The group passed a resolution closing" an alley extending Irom Ward's Avenue to V\'alKer Street i-ast and west across the extreme north of Ward's replat of part of blocks 11 and 12 in Beard's*Addition to Hope. The alley, which has never been opened, is back of Verger School. I Fletcher fieed asked permission j lo construct a frame building on a d car lot near HUlaril's Cafe ill the fire district. No action was taken. C. O. Thomas mad see I I four forenccs for the good peace. Russia already had replied. She insists, as before, that the Berlin question is part of the all-German question and must be discussed by the Council of Foreign Ministers. The stalemate was on again. The United States once again said it would not negotiate the issue of. Berlin under the throat implicit in the Russian blockade. Britain said the Russian veto of a Berlin solution offered .by the so-called neutrals c-i the security council stood 'in the way of 'progress toward a settlement. That proposal had called for lifting of the blockade, to 'be followed .immediately by a four-power 'conference. Secretary of State Marshall, whose 1 reply was" checked and cleared With. President Truman, said the United States is ready to engage in talks with Russia" as soon as the blockade is lifted. He said also the United States looks 10 the security council for further efforts to solve the issue. New Boston, Tex.. Nov. 17 (IP) —A man. accused of slaying his wife, siashed his own throat in jail here today, his jailer reported. Jailer Sam Raney said Jewell B. Bra turn, 51, of Texarkana, apparently shattered his spectacles and used a piece of the broken glass. Raney discovered Bratlon's condition when he visited the prisoner's cell. Physicians at McGoe hospital Now Boston said Bratton had chance to recover. Mrs. Itcba Davis Brrtton, 47, a beauty operator., was shot ia'-aii 1 / lus-.t night as she. sat bc.hind her desk in. a, downtown- 'Texarkana | beauty shop. Bratlon has .been j charged with murder. ' ',,' | District Attorney Maxwell Welch | said Bratton was taken into -r-u:j- i tody soon after the shooting. Mrs. Bratton suffered tyvo bullet-wounds in her chest. ' at Li-shall, in the formal Amcri- rcply to tiie Evatt-Lie letter, Continued on page two Washington, Nov. 17 i.-l'i—Ship- ments of American goods to both \\eslern and .Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe dropped durin:' •September. . „ . Tllis was reported today bv the \OLith Center Ui-jCensus Bureau in giving a iiir'her he:ii--i. Mayor | breakdown on a general div-line in Joe [shipments abroad during L hat month. Total exports fell tc $92(1,- owe:,t point in nearly The bureau said: 1. Exports lo Western Europe slipped another $7ii;).OOU in September to a 830(1,1)00.00(1 total di spile |heavier recovery shipments under the Marshall Plan, imports from those countries rose $7,o'i)0,000 to a •$713,000,000 total. 2. Shipments Ernest Edward Neal, aged 22. died yesterday in a Little Rock Veterans Hospital. He is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. O, N. Neal ot Hope, two brothers, Andrew of Gould and Orville Lee of the Air Force in England; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Holt of Tokio (north Hempstead), and Mrs. Etta May Nichols of North Little Rock. Funeral arrangement;; are incomplete. Seventy-eight Arkansas war dead from the European Theater are onroutc home for reburial. Included arc the following from this section: Pl'c. Malcolm A. Akin, U.S. Army whose next of kin is George Akin of Fulton. Pfe. KayforU E. Andrews, U. S. Army, nexl of kin, E. A. Andrews of Bradley. Pfc. Woodrow Campbell. U. S. Army, whoso next of kin is Mollie Campbell of Emmet III. 2. Pfc. James N. Jackr.on, U. S. Army, son of John M. Jackson of J.'wute one,, Nashville. '•Pfc. U'rIL-i'l Wardlaw, U. S. Army, son of Robert 1 L. Wardlaw ot Route One, Blevins. Harris to Speak ai- Century • •Bible. Class ,., Congressman Oren .Harris, will address the Century Bible Class of First Methodist Church Sunday, November 21. The public is invited. Philadelphia, Nov. .17—(/I 1 ) --Henry Ford II. president of the Ford Motor Company, said today a fourth round of wage increases "is inevitable." "Workers are going to get another pay boost." Ford told a news conference. "1 don't think anything can prevent it." Ford came here w ; th other members of his firm's policy committee to inspect the Ford assembly pl-'inl at nearby Chester. Pa. The 31-year-old executive, commenting on the probable wage increase, said flatly: "Prices can't go anywhere but up. If wages go up and materials go up, prices loo must go up. There i is no place else for them to go." Would price control help? "No," Ford insisted. "Price control would wreck the nation — the auto industry included — and ruin the economy. "It is rcdiculqus to think that any person sitting in Washington can tell a company how much to charge for its product. "You must have profits to pay stockholders and keep business modernized." Ford declared price control is "a trend toward socialism. And such a system would be despicable for the; United States." Ford also defended the Taft- Hartley Labor law. He was backed up by John S. Bugas, Ford vice president in charge of industrial relations. "From our standpoint there is no part of the Taft-Hartley law that is unworkable," Ford said. "I don't think it is a bad law. But it has been pushed into the realm of the political and that's too bad—for both employe and employer. "We at Ford feel the Taft-Harlley law should be given a fair and lengthy trial before it is changed." When will a customer be able to go to a dealer and get delivery of an automobile immediately? "I would guess that it will be a year and a half before that happens," Ford replied. "But a customer can usually get a highpriccd car today without waiting." He had this further comment: (ll On an automatic transmission for Fortls, Mercury:; and Lincoins: "I wish we had an automatic transmission today. We have one under development -and hope to have it in operation in the not- ino'-diKlant future, ft will, have 50 per cent fewer parts than those now in use.." . i?) On the congressional probe c.f oar dpdler activities: "Wo know that many dealers are . unscrupulous. As' long as a dealer has ..a chance to make easy money, he, will. We don't condone the practice and have fired 23 dealers for' black market practices. We'll fire more if wo catch them." —NEA Telephoto Phyliss Hookaday, seventeen, of Dayton, Ohio, ran away from home because nobody loved her. She was picked up In a Columbia, Ohio hotel after police had received a tip from her father, Clyde Hookaday of Dayton. Phyliss Is the aranci- daughtcr of Robert Osnau, president of the St. Petersburg Shipbuilding and Supply Co. Jones, Wife fro Rcfrmn Hers for Winl-er Dr. W. NorUiey Jon.:.:: 1 , of New Town. Conn, is rxiKeie.d to arrive in Hope Fritl,.-/, November 1!!, to spend the win! ?r months, lie v/iil again serve-:is Pector of St. IVIarr s Episcopal Cluii'i.i.1 as Iv: ha ; IP. 1 past few winters. Kev. and Mrs. Jones will reside at --O West iiue C. Nanking, Nov. 17 —(/I'l—The government asserted today 00,000 casualties were inflicted on Reds routed East ot Suchow, gateway to Nanking. The official and pro-government reports buoyed the capital. But skeptics, mindful oC other government claims at Tsnnan. Chinhsicn and Mukden just before they fell to the Reds, waited for more in- oimation. These 1 points, however, appeared ;ruc on the basis of information here: 1. The Chinese Air Force bunted Red attacks across the open country. East of Suchow, 200 Northwest oC - the-'.-capltal, '2. ,Gen; ••Huflmi Po-tao's army groujv Which was••' Isolated' Kr^TO 10 than . . .. . . , ,foui; armies. It -survived'va-epeato'el aU tacks and still is in., .the field. Its ability to..take and .give ptuiisljrnent heartened, otlipVf.,gove'rnnhopt- ,iinits! 3. , The executive Yuan ordered martial .law extended to Tsingtao, site of the American naval' bas6 in the Western Pacific. The order goes now to President Chiang Kai- shek for implementation. The ac- ion followed the application of Martial law to Nanking, Shanghai .mil Sue-how. 4. Gen. Pai Chung-hsi's four national armies from Hankow approached the Pukow-Suchow rail- Continued on page two AVI By AP DeWITT Foreign MacKENZlE Affairs /analyst troubled China cent, to $".on the U. U. .- d dropped Well over 50 per from $10,000,000 in ^u-ju-it .700,000 in September. Ciiina. jollier hand, shipped to the I goods valued at $ 1.7M0.0 1 !'). 3. Exports to Eastern Europe ''ell I $2.100.01)1) in September to a SI 1 - j f j:)0,()00 tolal. Like Ciiina. the ' So- Iviet sector sent more here ts)3- '7110.000 woih' than it JU. S. I ,-1- U. S. exports | slumped to si DO.not I lest amount in 13 \ e '$2:i.OIJO iv Washington, Nov. 17 —(UP) — Chinese Communists were reported confident today of conquering all China within a year. Information reaching U. S. in- leligence agencies said the rebel j leaders, fired by recent victories, bad ordered a speedup in tin: civil war strategy laid down in .1016. At that Unit.- they figured 0:1 a five- year campaign against Nationalist forces. This was revealed amidst them.- other developments in the Chinese sit nation: • 1. Reports persisted that Nationalist Generalissimo Chiang Kai- shek had rnacii: a personal appeal to President Truman for a statement expressing full United Stales .-support of his fight against the Communists. 2. President Truman and Secretary of Strife Gorge C. Marshall will meet here next Monday and are expected to uive China a prom- vites won't negotiate the Berlin crisis without including I hi: whole jcounlry. The Berlin blockade with I ne attempt of lop United Na- its terrible threat of st.irvation fur,. . . . ,. . . .. lions ollicials to bring the Big Four ; millions of civilians is lou powerful ! " K '" f , !> lacl ' '" liu ' lr ''evu.-w ot world i America. Britain. France and'a weapon for the Rid- !<> Abandon. ' Russiai together to end the dan-| Tin.- Deniocracir:;. '-)•; the other L'irons Berlin crisis in the inter-'hand, know that ii liii-y make cone:-U of i.-enernl peace has failed. I cessions while thai" mnrclerous It w.'..; a gallant effort on the -blockade, is still in •part of Secretary General Trygve Lie and Assembly President JI.'V. . Evau, but tlu: result was a foiv- i ::oj)e csnclu.vion. Both sides stand t Union on the one Democracies on the they i Officials in cln.se touch with th i Chinese war said the speedup in Communist :ti'atc!'.y was accom- i crafty propaganda mi-el at undermining nl nationalist line:;. UK- Communists were food and freedom' 'to "top Nationalist ipanierl by i campaign ' jvaUy bet i They scii pron 'all v.'ar criminals." and were appeal- iii'..; to government troops to lay down Ihi-ir arms. Observer;- 1 , in". 1 : 1 nisls' i;m--yc;;r minht c'.'i-H force.- Washington, Nov. 17 —f/D—Diplo niatic authorities speculated today that the American government soon may issue a pronouncement designed to boost the morale of China's anti-Communist forces. President Truman and the State: (Department have before them a plea from Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek for a policy declaration reaffirming support of Chiang's Nfi- tif'iialist government. Undersecretary of Stale Robert A. Lovelt scheduled a news conference today -but it was undetermined beforehand whether he vould discuss this aspect o£ the -hina situation. Most informed officials considered it more likely that any broad policy declaration would have to awnit the review of international affairs with Mr. Truman and Secretary of State Marshall will hold at the White House next Monday! They also arc expected to come- to grips with the major issue ot how far the United States can and should go in backing up its China policies with dollars, arms and civilian goods. Chinese Ambassador Wellington Koo told a reporter late yesterday that he had transmitted to the State Department Chiang's deMre for an American policy statement. Koo said his government is at a loss to know what United States policy really is. Thus there; was some tendency among officials here to regard Koo's comments as implying a belief that the United Stales is not now following a policy friendly to the Nanking gov~ eminent. Authorities concerned over thii> point declared that any such implication is in.iustified, since the United States actually is spending $•100,000,000 for military and civilian aid to Nationalist China. Some consideration has been given to the idea of furnishing military supplies directly to nnlitary commanders of the. Nationalist forces in order to get around the red tape and inefficiency of which authorities here privately accuse the present ' Nanking aadminiitra- tion. All such considerations, so far as can be learned, arc based on the assumption that direct dealings with the generals would first be approved "by Chiang. The .present $400,000,000 pro East in If of Suchow, lost .more of its <~>full stroiiglh >of,i and Marshall are .expected to' ton-",' ; sidcr, at least, in "a .gdntr'al 1 way, Ji "what kind of .progranv'.tlie n'dmln- istratioh should try "to''work vip.lbi' '^ ,the next'session of Congi'ess.'oJKJh'i "i ing in .'January. ' \ ;•"' ' | l " '' f • -.' Chinese diplomats liixvc been; talking in terms of more Ih'nri do'ii-"; bling the 'present .volume Q? qid 'to provide .a $1,000:000,000 program ' with most of. the -money' going for *' military supplies. ' ., ' What the Chinese apparently' ,' would like is the same kind oi United States commitment to China as this government gave Greece— a virtual pledge that the Communists simply will not be permitted to take over. So far. however, theru has been considerable reluctance m Washington to take any such large scale part in the China war. s Mrs. Mary S. Cornelius, aged «•!, died yesterday at the home ol. 'i son, T. A. Cornelius of Hope. Shu had lived here many years. She: is al::o survived by a daughter, Mrs. W. M. Hnckabee of Henrietta, Texas. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today at Water Creek. niTir Hope, by the Rev. Elbcrt O'Steen. PresbySerian Mcei-to Start at 7 Tonight . 1 : 1 .-.aid the Corn-; ;;r victory i.':>lii!ialc ' uuniaTValivi: if the : 'ie ti.ir p,i<-c j will weaken un.-:ly. Fr puns on rui 'S.-s Morris s i'i\ i- eu.-;toiiH.-i's with venue of about S2U t a cost ot llie oilier starts at Hubbarri :, stun. "ii Hi/pe-Palmos road and runs ,-.<.uitiiwest [.- miles, serves 5 cu.s- Xomcrs. probable revenue S2il numbly anil costing about SlfjtM) to iici. Processing of applications *.•!(.- turned over 10 the waU-r aim ' n.1 nittue vvilh auiiunity to it release to RICA. Plans to orgamy. iiuiiiity Concert discussed at an open i interested citizens ' hursday night in tiu .no. of iioti. 1 Barlow. Sounced lod'.iy. Tile rneetip.j: wilt be",i a.i the dh;:u;_. room is ci-. . 8 o'clock, and e-Jlle during the dit'ee.-.- i Pn.sent will Columbia Cu-u- New York, wh. civic 1. A change of lime ha. 1 ; b::cn ;:n- iionncei"! in tonight's service at FiiTt Presbyterian Church. Str- vices will stall promptly at 7 p.m. instead of 7: HI). ill'. A. i'. Fogartie of Liltle Rod; is conducting the week's inee'tint;. The public is invited. A nursery u ill be provided for children. Old Liberty Service to Be Hold Sundoy The iv will be preai-hiiig si.Tviee at Did Liberty Chin eh, near Cross iU on Slin'ia,'". November 21. al '.""O a.m., i'-;-- Kev. W. C. Lev/is, pas-tor, announced. The public is invited. Benefit Program Piormed Saturday at DeAnn School A benelit liie ^ipoer i:.; p!''i!ne<i :,! DeAnn School building on Salin day muiil. November 1'Ll. :-'arlin,-; /:.'"' o'elov:;. Proceeds \vill p.o lo uie 1U etri-jiiisl v.-'nurch lo help pu: 1 - rha.e vi heatini.; r\v:Uem. The public invited. La r at- at Lens The larv.e;,! telescope lens l:: the >'•'' -' Id |0i|,,y i., fin ty in-'ile ., in Veri.e.i Ob.-a i >. atoi'y, near Lake l!'.-!u\a, Wii. The JliU-inc'i tele- at Mount 1'alomar ;ise-; a •;', nut a le::/. HighSchoo Students Following is the list of students in the Hope Senior High School who have made thv Honor Roll and Merit Roll for the first nine week period. The requirements for tho Honor Roil are that 'a student have no grade- lower than "A" and a minimum of 00 honor points The requirements for the Merit Roll are that a student have a minimum.. grade ot "ii" and a minimum of: 'JO honor points. Honor Roll i)lh Grade: Roberta Howard, Jacqueline Hicks. Sydney MeMath, Marillyn Shiver. ICth Grade: Nina Lee Harris, Caroline Hawthorne, Esta Miller, ' Shirley Ann White, Bobby Joe Phippin. llth Grade: Carolyn Holdudge, Marcell Smith. 12th Grade: Nilla Dean Compton, Don Dutiie, Nor ma Jean Franks, Jimmy Dick Hammcin>, Mary Anita Lnse.tcr, Bob Hyatt. Merit Roll !Hh Grade: Pansy Barnes, Both Bridj ; ers, Dark-lit,- bilk-,.-, Joy KI-JI- nedy. Richard Hill, William Murtin, Lcutia Smith, James DonulJ. Weaver, Virginia Tonru'nuik.r, Ji-an Robinson. Boyce Baki.% lOlli Grade: Kay Allen, Mi 'e!U Bi.rr,y, Annie Sue Bright, Do otny Bullock, Greta Caslon, Donald Sue Coi/ley, Anita Copi-land, Betty Jc-u-i Bittle, Clara Uean Allen. Hetty Amo.s, Jt-rry Bowdoii, Wilmi Coleman, Don McMillan, Bobbv Ross' Billy Mohon, Hilly Mitch-.-!'!, Billy Gunter, Tawanna Gi'i:t-n, Hilda Hita Green, Barbara Simritms,, W.mfla tipears. liet'.y Saniler.i llih Grade: Sue Garrett, C'Ulu 1 Jean C'a:;to,i. Jo Atnu: Lmt'uugtis, JJieharil Brtuier, James Johi -o.) Robert Harris. Lil-.: Moore, K-..-nnoti> Mohon, Herschel McBay, Jimmy Ponder. Nonna Morrison, lii-U,' Porter, Mildred Taylor, Vivi I'.dd Tiiiasli. Melvin Thrash. Jack lor, Beiinie Grove. 12th Grade: Tony Boveit, N Camp, C'atherine COM. Paul Dauglu-i-ly, Jessie Mae C5i Donald Joe LaseU-r, Mar.y .Mi!!er. Betty Mutpiiy, Martin Pool, Jr., Nurma Jean Taylor. I'HheoA 1 While. Jamie Rusfe-il, Vvii;,-a i Sutl'in, Glentlou Wiliiums, ID i-.ell Ci'iuik, Lawn-ucc lia/.sara, KUdu- R-y iMs", TUn

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