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MOM §f Aft, HOPE, lUKANSAS Friday, June 10, 1955 EVERYTHING MUST BE SOLD TO THE BARE WALLS STORE RESTOCKED!! STORE HAS BEEN RESTOCKED WITH NfW MERCHANDISE AND YOU'LL STILL ? IND MANY RIAL MONEY SAVING VALUES KlKfTURNITURt AND APPLIANCES DURING THIS BIG REMOVAL SALE. BE HERE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND SAVE; FINAL REDUCTIONS! ALL MUST BE SOLD We are moving to new and belter quarters. We will open our new store with brand new stocks. That's why we are cleaning out our warehouse and clearing our present, store of nil remarmng stocks at such ridiculously low prices. You name your own terms. Fine furniture and Appliances at mere fractions of their worth. A Sale you Can't Afford to MissI To City Subscribers: If you fail to get your Star please telephone 7-3431 by 6 p. tn.,and a special carrier will deliver your paper. Star WEATHtB FOfttCAfl ARKANSAS: Consid*f*bl« Iness with widely ScltWrt-d ers thundershowers thii tonight; toihotfow t»«tlfr little change ia tecperilur*. Experiment Station f effort fof 84* , hours ending at 8 .a.m. Saturday "3 Hogh 75, Low 50. ' 56TH YEAR: VOL. 56 — NO. 205 Star of Hope 1899, Punt 1917 Consolidated Jan. II, 1929 HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY/JUNE It, 1955 Member: T*« Associated Ptttt t Audit Bureau ot Clrculoilani Av. NM Paid Clrd, 4 Mot. todln« March 11, 19SS —J,l*a PRICE 5c COPY SPECTACULAR EVENT OF THE 20" CENTURY! ifa Awayeds With Innerspring Malfresses..... $I5 Upholstered Platform Rockers ......... $13 c Chrome Dinletfe. . . . $43 9.95 Crosley 21 Inch Console Television . $157 arge Rinso - One to Customer f.50 Innerspring Mattress $21. .95 Steel Bed Springs $7. Wool Throw Rugs-Values to $19.95 $7. Inch Window fan... #5 Mahogany Gate Leg Table . ........ $17 49.50 Living Room Suite . S77 ». - - ^ •'„•,• • - ••••••• ••••yff —.^———-^_——— . .. -. . , , i WE FURNITURE . :. . $2T Suite Case . 50 9x12 Alexander Smith Rug.- Straight Chairs (Cash and Carry) $1. Cotton Mattress Full Size $7 5 2 - PC. Panel Bedroom Suite $77 ! .95 Steel Lawn Settee. . $1&88 2 PC. Used Living Room Suite (Cash & Carry) Bad Shape. $2.50 $149.50 Mahogany Corner China Cabinet $87* $79.95 Window Fan 20" Filtered Air $47 any 8 PC. Dining Room Suite $237 7 PC. Dining Room Suite $167* OF THEIR ' Health Service ' Under Fire on Polio Program By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON I/P) _ The Public Health Service was under fire - from two quarters today as Sur- .F>geon General Leonard A. Scheele declared "We can go forward," now that the safety of antipolio vaccine production has been as: sured by stiffer standards. ; Schcele's confident statement ; , came at a news conference yes- l Dei-day after publication of a j lengthy "white paper" — a dei tailed review by the Health Serv ice of the brief but troubled history of the Salk vaccine program. y The surgeon general conceded program "might have come close to the line of safety" in the past. But he said he had no doubts about safety now. In New York, Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, criti- dizednthe document, saying it "obviously gives only the Public Health Service version of the vaccine situation to date." In Philadelphia, H. W. Blades, ^'executive vice president of Wyeth Inc., tok strong exception to a statement by Dr. James A. Shannon, an associate director of the Wealth Service's National s r9, R , ANDCHi y )R 5 N BY THE DOZENS-lf Mrs Anton Stiack. left has a proud smile on her face, it's because she's stand- i ing beside her 00th great-grnndrhild. a nine-pound four-ounce! bo.y born recently to Mrs. Raymond Thessing. right, of ConWav i Ark Great-grandmother Strack also has 13 living children and) 6/ grandchildren, lor a grand total of 180 descendants. She's ai widow, originally from St Patrick. Mo. Rutgers Honors Sen. Fulbright ^ . t u uu ou • , NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J. UP) — tucs of Health. Shannon said yes- Rut University awaited Sen . leidnv onp hnfrh nf vnnrinp mnHn _ ... _ ._ . terday one batch of vaccine made (though he said there !was not enough evidence to label that lot suspect. In its white paper, the . Health Service said the circumstances of three polio cases had day citing the senator "the raised some question about vaccine used. the CIO Leader to Get Chance to 4 Deny Charge By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON. M — Senate investigators said John J. Mullen, director -of political action for the CIO United Steelworkers, will be given a chance to deny publicly under oath today testimony naming him "a Communist party functionary." The 50-year-old union official, furtherance of human understanding" through the Fulbright fellowships. The citation said, "Your name is a symbol throughout the entire world of the international community of scholarship." Plane Without Wings Nearly a Tragedy By HARRY NASH TT tw* • • C Va. UB— A shim- |barrass Reuther Wheel forced GM Delays in Bid lo Settle, Deadline Near By NORMAN WALKER DETROIT UP) — The auto labor situation developed into a Grade A mystery story today as General Motors Corp. delayed making its bid for a contract settlement before- a fast-approaching tomorrow midnight strike deadline. GM's game apparently was to wait almost to the llth hour, fling an offer at Walter Reuther, president of the CIO United Auto Workers Union, and give the union little time to argue, only to make a yes or no answer. Lack of any protest over the delay from Reuther or UAW Vice President ohn Livingston, head of the union's GM department, led to belief they had some assurance from GM negotiators that the eventual offer would contain the basic principle of the guaranteed wage. Reuther already has won a modified guaranteed wage plan from the Ford Motor Co. providing for a system of company-financed payments for laid-off workers augmenting state unemployment compensation pteylmenlts, iplus pay boosts and pension, holiday and vacation improvements. If GM negotiators Harry W. An- reserves bill, derson and Louis G. Seaton have given Reuther advance assurance they will make a guaranteed wage offer patterned after the Ford plan there was guessing GM might do so in a manner that would em- Highway Foreman Killed Instantly CLARKSVILLE, UP) — An Arkansas Highway Department foreman was killed instantly today when a truck backed over him two miles east of here just off High 64. TJie victim was Grover Russell, G2, j of Clarksville. Sheriff Ethel bspfckard said the truck was backing-up to pull a grading machine out of the mud. Russell is survived by his wife and two sons. Radford Cites Heed for Full Defense Money WASHINGTON, (INS- — Adm. Arthur W. Radford said today there will be an "important deficiency" in the nation's defenses if Congress fails to pass the House- shelved military reserves bill. The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson sent the Senate Armed Services committee statements endorsing continuation of the Qraft law on which the committee is holding hearings. But they, as well as assistant defense secretary Carter L. Burgess, who appeared in person, used the occasion as a forum to urge action on President Eisenhower's and even enda .* ,a-who was mayor of Clairton, Pa., • from 1938 through 1953, already has sworn at a closed hearing that he never was a Communist partj member, the Senate Internal Se curity subcommittee said. Sen. Daniel (D-Tcx), conducting the hearings, • said that if Mulle;' repeats his denial publicly, his testimony obviously will be in con flict with that of Joseph D. Maz zei, of Pittsburgh, a theater oper- . ator and former FBI informam lrf| who identified Mullen yesterday ''He said the record of any cpn !; flicting testimony would prob ably be sent to the justice depart,; ment. Mazzei testified yesterday that ;,; he had attended at least two meet; ings restricted to Communist par~{ ty functionaries at which Mullen i was present. ; He said that a party functionary ' as distinguished from jusi a party member, "helps set up the ',§ rules and the way the Communist party operates." Nurses Against Closing of State Schools $*Vtf*~ RULES: -Buy With Cash, Credit or Phpne or Mail Orders ubject tP Gen* ftfHy*rv Date* Can Be Final, No Bf, or YORK FURNITURE CO. Ill WEST DIVISION ST. HOPE, ARKANSAS Advertised LITTLE ROCK I/P) — The Ar- 'kansas Nurses Association is protesting a state Board of Education decision that probably will result in the closing of practical nursing schools at Texarkana, Pine Bluff, Joneaboro and Little Rock. Funds for the schools will be cut off July 1 as part of an econ omy move by the Board of Education. In a letter to board members yesterday, Mrs. Christine E. Need- ; |)ham of Pino Bluff, president of • the ANA, called the decision dis- riminatory and said it was an indication of a "lack of understanding," She protested the board's stand that practical nurse training was a health problem and not an educational problem. "All other members of the health team — doctors, dentists, phar- Final Drive Between GM, UAW Group By REY W. BRUNE DETROIT (UP)— General Motors and the CIO United Auto Workers started a final drive today toward a new agreement by Sunday's midnight strike deadline with 60,000 workers already idle because of wildcat strikes. Wage talks went into the final 72 hours masked under a self-imposed "news blackout." But nego tiators appeared confident a new agreement would be worked out and a major strike prevented. . "Impatience" strikes earlier this week forced General Motors to shut down 20 plants employing nearly 60,000 workers today because of parts shortages. The last of the wildcat strikes came to an end today when 5,000 workers at the Buick-Oldsmobilc- Pontiac plant at South Gate, Calif., voted to return to work. They removed their picket lines.and workers returned to their regular shifts. Meanwhile, contract talks between GM and the CIO United Auto Workers appeared headed into the same kind of a stretch drive that produced the union's first guaranteed wage pact with Ford Motor company earlier this week. CIO President Walter Reuther recalled that the Ford talks went to the limit before an agreement was reached guaranteeing Fnrd workers between 60 and 65 per cent of their normal take-home pay during 26 weeks of layoff. "We're prepared to go to the limit with General Motors too," Reuther said. "Where there's life there's hope and there's a lot of life here." Reuther voiced his optimistic outlook after a long bargaining ijo^newsmen session that broke up shortly be- ..... fore midnight. The UAW scheduled Charles Pritchard to postpone today attempt to fly his wingless airship. But the 46-year-old railroad gang his guaranteed wage idea completely. It was speculated that GM might make two offers, one like the Ford plan and another proposing much foreman, undaunted, said he hopes j larger cash pay boosts . for GM to "try again in 10 days or two workers, with the suggestion the weeks," or just as soon as he canjuAW let the workers choose be- the two plans. In the Ford negotiations Reuther [had proposed just such a popular i vote among the workers. He called . . , . .- , - .for a worker choice between a ? h '?' ..^M e ^ ds .. ° n r*-6rd plan' to let workers buy com- get the shakes out of his wheel. I "And I'm still convinced it will! fly." he added. fins instead of wings for lift, was placed on a truck and trundled back to Klugel's Metal Shoo, where Pritchard built it. in his spare time. Also back to town went some 1,500 persons who had gathered at the Emporia airport early this morning to watch Pritchard try to get his ship off the ground. The ship almost came to grief on the fourth of the five taxi runs it made when it ran off a runway into a rough field. Pritchard lost steering control shortly after beginning the fourth taxi run. The ship was pulled back on to the runway by Pritchard's friends. Apparently undamaged by its bumpy 100-foot sally into the field, the ship started immediately on its fifth run. "She tried to fly on very low throttle," the 46-year-old railroad gang foreman told reporters just before he bagan the fifth run. A crowd estimated at 1,500 assembled early today at the Emporia airport for their first look at the aluminum ship which Pritchard built in Klugel's Metal Shop. pany stock at half price and the UAW's guaranteed wage plan. Ford never took up the vote offer, but .instead utlimately nego- jtiated a guaranteed, wage. Any GM offer providing for a fat pay raise, either alone or as an alternative to the gauranteed wage, might put Reuther on the spot. Kennon Vetoes Louisiana School Bill BATON ROUGE. La. — Gov. Robert Kennon today vetoed a 33 million dollar matching fund to build 'Schools whinh segregation leaders insisted was necessary to The reserves measure is bogged down in the house because of an anti-segreation amendment House leaders believe they can defeat the rider if they get a "fresh" bill from the Senate. Radford said that even if the draft act is "continued, "thare will still -remain an important deficiency in our defense program whicji must be remedied, namely the . serious shortcomings in our reserve program." Hej said that improvement of the res.erve forces to "meet today's requirements for rapid mobilization'^ is a "must." He urged that the a-eserve bill be given "the earliest possible consideration." Wilson said the continuation of the .'draft law an,d passage of the reserve bill taken together will give the nation the "best approach" to security. Burgess said he appeared "to support as strongly and clearly as my heart and mind will permit the realistically conceived and equitable reserve program of the president." He-termed it a "critical defense" measure and said we form ulated aftes "many months by the for tand close attention" by the president, the National Security Council, the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and others, MAN. WHAT A BREEZE!—This giant, Hve-bladed propeller stands on a dock at Newport News, Va., evidence that water' transportation, though age-old, is still vital In this jet age. Too large for railroads and too heavy for highways, four of these 70,000- pound propellers were shipped by barge from Philadelphia. Twenty-one feet in diameter, the cast manganese* bronze propellers were designed for the super-carrier USS Forrestal. preserve separation of the races. Kennon said "the issue presented in this bill is the simple ques- P. R. Steinman, aviation safely!; agent for the Civil Aeronautics Ad- ' tion of what is best for education ministration, said he had instructed Pritchard to fly no higher than 10 feet above the ground because he had no parachute. On the first taxi run the front wheel of the ship's tricycle landing [ear shimmied badly and the ship swerved to one side because the brakes were improperly balanced. Paralyzed Army Colonel Gets Degree By DON THACKREY PALO ALTO, Calif., (UP ) Col. falter Shegda, who can't Arkansas to Get Part of Appropriation WASHINGTON Wl — Three appropriations for Arkansas are included in a package of 464 million dollars recommended today by the House Appropriations Committee for water projects. The committee recommendel $2, 800,000 for bank stabilization on the Arkansas River and tributar ies in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Tin original request called for $3,000, 000. • : The House Group also apprpvcc $450,000 for bank stabilization 01 the Red'JWver below bcnisori Dam in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana The same amount had been re quested. wal now and may never gain, took his bachelor of arts degree "•My sincere belief is that the from George Washington Univer- committee approved $4,500, 000 for the proposed Texarkana Reservoir, which will lie partly in Arkansas and partly in Texas. The committee cut $500,000 from the oroginal request. A planning fund of $3,653,000 for five projects — including two in Arkansas — also was sent to ths House floor. The two Arkansas projects are Arkansas Beaver Dam and Greers Ferry Reservoir The 46-million-dollar package includes money for flood control, navigation, beach erosion and hydroelectric projects in 40 states .for the year beginning July 1. One of the largest appropriations was $40,675,000 for work on the lower Mississippi River. Eisenhower's budget had set aside $50,885,000 for this project. In all, the committee cut 48 million from the amount requested by Eisenhower. The 464 million rep | rsents a reduction of 16 million from similar appropriations last year. signing of this bill would damage the construction efforts for education that the sponsors had in mind." Kennon has taken this stand from the start. Sen. W. M. Rainach, chairman of the joint legislative committee Pritchard, a 46-year-old railroad 1 on segregation which strongly worker, was optimistic his strange (pushed the equalization venture, craft would get off the ground. j already has threatened to shove "I believe it will fly," he said.'the issue squarely into the com- 'I have no fear of the test." ing governor's race. Pritchard, a bachelor, explained Basically, the program called sity in stride today. Shegda, 37, is paralyzed from the waist down and completed much of the last two years of work for his degree while confined to an iron lung. The degree, bachelor of arts in psychology, was given Wednesday and University President Cloyd H. Marvin made the award by long distance telephone. "I now wa'nt to attend Jaw school at Stanford if they'll have me," Shegda said. "My applica- he was we'll satisfied for the state to help build public 1 '' 011 is pending for entry there in rformance of a small schools for the first time in its the fal l semester. I would like to with the* performance model of his airship, which he ex-1 history. School construction al. . . - , morning meetings to take up perimented with before he began .ways has been a local responsi- 'local issues" today before meet- ng with the company in a formal session. Dance School Plans Classes in Summer Katharine Windsor tap and aero- jatic school for the summer will open Saturday June llth. Courses taught will be children's fairy tale plays dramatizad bv tap, acrobatic and ballet dancing. Children will be taught in gr- building the real thing. Everything Set for Sale of the Chicks ~ Attorney bility. Legislative critics, few in number, had assailed the program as "premature" and "panic legislation." Rainach and his segregation leaders had labeled the progra help equalize schools Burson said today the way now I d , b th Supreme court appears clear for sale of the Mem-i d phis Baseball Club to him and Nat Buring, Memphis meat packer. "All pertinent details have been worked out between us and Charles (Chuck) Comiskey, White Sox vice-president," Burson said. The Memphis club is owned by the Chicago White Sox. The Memphis attorney said ofi'i teach or practice law if I could get my degree. "I suppose the practicing would have to come before the teaching." Shegda, married and father of two children, was stricken with polio while stationed at the Pen- jtagon and attending evening classes at George Washington in" 1953. "The professors used to corriv out to Walter Reed hospital during' visiting hours to give me lectures," S h e g d a recalled. "I Medical Group Elects Doctor of California ATLANTIC CITY, (UP> - Dr. Dwight Harrison Murray. 67-year- old Napa, Calif., general practitioner, will become president of the American Medical Association next year. Murray was named president- elect of the American Medical association by association's house of delegates yesterday. He just completed four years as chairman of the AMA board of trustees. He is a native of Springville, Incl., and was graduated from th2 school of medicine ,qf'Indiana,'.uni- versity in 1917. He did post-grad uate work at the U.' S. Navy Medical school and tho University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the NAPA County Medical aociety, the Cali- Truck Driver Piles Up Safety Record CHICAGO UP)—William C. Hat- perature topped 100 yesterday Tenm many prizes for safe driving, today completed I'/fe million miles of driving in 20 years without a serious accident. "I always drive as if everyone else on the road is going to di the unexpected," Hatten said "You just can't let down for a minute when YOU have a wheel in your hands. But even so, there have been some close ones. I guess the Lord has been with me' on a lot of trips." Leonard A. Melsner, safety di- recbtr of the Midwest Transfer Co,, Chicago, where Hatten has been employed for 16 years, said Hatten had^'scored "an unbelievable record." He said" a formal ceremony honoring Hatten will bn held later, Hatten, 37, lives with his wife, Ruth; daughter, udy, 15, and son, William C., r., 11, in South Bend, Ind. Ike Proposes 2 New Atoms for Peace Progn By MARVIN L. ARROWSMll ItNlVERSITY PARK, PaV W 1 President Eisenhower, outUrfL. two new atorrts-for-peaee program" proposed today the United Sta provide money and. "know h< to help other free nations ob atomic research and power, re tors. The President suggested country pay half of the colt of research reactors, and he ca^ the twin programs "the gateway)' n broad avenue of. world "pi " ress in the peaceful uses of &' energy." In a major address prepared 1 , delivery at Pennsylvania- Sf University's centennial comm mcnt exercises, he added: "• Our purpose la to spark creative and inventive skills, lal in the free world, to pool. 1 and put them to Work for the terment of conditions under,whic men must live." , > Elsenhower appealed 'anew",.. Russia to join in his 1953 atorfti for-peaco program — and i to be making the appeal '• Russian people rather than.v^j he called "their Communist, lords." The President announced he.i submit his* two new programs" Congress for approval "in the L- viction they reflect the spirit's! intent of law^and of the' *Ame r ,. can people." He outlined' the plitu this way: . * • - ,\ 3& "First: We propose toiofferjCfe-| search reactors, to the-people " the free nations jwho can use". Jli effectively for. the acquisition^ skills and understanding - essjsii to peaceful atomic progress."*'? "The United'States/, ift Uie/fl. n of the partnership that'moves lu will contribute <1 will also furnish tion the nuclear • material Am tc fuel the reactor. Heat Wave Leaving the Far West By United Press Relief from the Pacific Ocean and Canada started to rout a blazing heat wave in the Far West today, The cool air swept in on Pacific Northwest cities where the temperature topped 10 Oyesterday. Tern oeratures also skidded in parts of :he Southwest, but it was still 100 shortly before midnight at Needles, "*il It degrees at Seattle, Wash., tied the city's heat record, set in July, 1041. There were mor than 30 reports in the city of streets, buckling from the heat, making them impassalbe to traffic. Second: Within prudent ity'^ considerations,, \veu~ _ make available 1 to the people) such friendly'nations as'aref pared to invest their own fu^' power reactors, access. ,tt rli training in the technological'pi esses of construction 1 and OJM tion for peaceful purposes-". The President gave no estima; of the cost of the program, ,bu he said it will be "small indeed when measured against the certain* returns, tangible and intangil" fj|| Unity Church Bible School Closes Vacation Bible School at Unity Baptist Church closed Friday m^Warrn"Springs. Ga" an"d""continue'd couldnt raise my hand so all I.forma Medical Association and a could do was listen. Then, • they would give me supplementary reading to do and my wife, Veda, would read it to me." Later Shegda was transferred to cial signing of the purchase agree-iKht with a program by differunti toward his degree by cor' - mi>nf ic eMin/4i,in*j fn« th.n \\tanlr r\f classes. The sphnnl W.TS verv sue- » n c. n ^»^ n « An TU«..- *..- t menl is scheduled for tiie week of classes. The school was very sue m'acists, technicians in specialized OU P S ' a S° s tnree through 13. Try- June 26, the exact date to be de-jpessful in every way with 89 pu- fields — have long had the ben-| outs for P^ys will be n-?xt week, j sided later. He would not dishloseiPi's enrolled. There were 16 teacri- ! <«iefits of tax-supported educational a &es three through hi^h school will " bp ™nsidered. facilities made available to them," she said. be considered. June, July and August your chil- the amount of money involved in ers and helpers, according to J the proposed sale. The sale, if made; will include Howard White, pastor. The Board of Education May 12 dren will have sometni.ijs to do, not the Southern Association fran cut its budget $430,000 a year. This J'-* s t fun. b "t constructivea three ; c hise, 12 players owned outright by included an estimated saving of month courses will be given, for ( the chicks and physical i,500 a year through elimination the price of regular monthly tui- provements that havo been made if the practical nurse training pro- ram. tion, Mrs. Windsor said. Mrs. Windsor -is also offering a day nursery class several morn- The American Bible Society has ing during the week for tots up to istributed more than 450 Million six years old. Jjbles and parts of 'Pibles' in 139 ears. . . __ i ' Mltf -"\, .fe- Summer school opens at 9 a. m. a ' m> Sat ^' da y Russwood Park, including the stands. The grounds are not included in the agreement. Most marble is very old rock, Foster Youth to Be Buried on Sunday Funeral services for Franklin Foster, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Autry Foster, who died Wednesday in a Boston, Mass, hospital, will much of it frorn the pre^eambrian'be held <u 3 p.m. Sunday at Oak eras crest Chapel, respondence. There were frequent telephone calls between Shegda and his professors during this period and the colonel's examinations were given by the chief psychologist at the hospital. Last March he was transferred to Palo Alto, Calif. "I had already done everything toward my degree," he said. "Except for three short stories for a course in short story writing. I figured since I couldn't wor maybe I could write short stories. "I haven't tried to sell them >et because the manuscripts have yet been returned/' fyllow of 'thy AMA. Other'ji elected were: vice president. Dt. Millard D. Hill, Raleigh, N. C.; secretary and general manager, Dr.- George F. Lull, Chi. cigo; treasurer, Dr. J. J. Moore, Chicago; '.trustees, Drs. Leonard W. Larsen, Bismarck, N. D., and Thomas Murdock, Mericen, Conn, ; Dr. Vincent Askey, Los Angeles, was elected speaker of the house of delegates to succeed Dr. James R. Reuling, Bayside, N. J., who also was elected the board of trustees. Dr. Louis Orr, Orlando, Fla., was elected vice speaker of the house of delegates. ACTOR HOLLYWOOD Wl—Veteran actor The heat meanwhile expanded he Lake Washington Ship Canal bridge to within a quarter inch of he point where it could not have been opened for passing ships. Cold water was sprinkled on it in an attempt to make it shrink. )Other Pacific Northwest highs yesterday included 101 at Puyallup, Wash., and 100 at the Dales, Ore., and Kent, Wash. Need- es had a high of 118 and the 100's tvcre common yesterday over the nterior valleys of California and southern Arizona and parts of Nevada, New Mexico and Texas". Temperatures slipped as much as 17 degrees later in Texas,how- ver, while it was downright chil- y in other parts of the nation. The mercury dropped into the 30's along the Middle Atlantic and New England coasts and Leadville, Colo., had a below-freezing In the Deep South, meanwhile, a voracious forest fire threatened promise the small town of Fulton, Ga., at • t Eisenhower Okays Postal Pay Increase WASHINGTON W—President senhower today signed Into la, the bill raising salaries of B the 5«L 000 postal workers an average'!) per cent—an increase of about " million dollars a year. He called it the "great forwai step for our postal empoyes more than a century," ' ""• u The bill was the third postal hike measure sent to the Preside, in 10 months. He vetoed"* two. The measure which he approve today, however, meets the mi' lequiroment \vhich fee and JJ« master General Sumnjerfiejd down. It contains broad, authq to reshuffle postal jobs with 8 v| to removing inequities and P'O ing efficiency. ~' Vv *-» The bill gives a postal \ v ployes a a per cent in.erea.in troactive to March 1- This- mean distribution of a 40-rtv dolar nest egg as soon as ttw,*« partment can arrange the pa ments. ?" The additinal g per cent qf-J crease comes about through |1 reclassification features of v< measure. These will take' eff' six months from today,* ' ,\ *T»h0 * --<*_-- .,«« ->M._» much bigger increases than cent for some supervisory ployes, The '" ' these have the edge of the storied Okefen- oke swamp. The blaze had destroyed 30,000 acres of rich tiin- berland and fire fighters feared that quickening winds would send it roaring through fulton itself. Another fire, fanned by 40-mile per-hour winds, levelled four blocks along the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, N. J,, 'yesterday. Damage was estimated at §1,000,000. Quochita to Get $300,000 Loan WASHJNQTQN W) — The Com- mu,n.ity Facilities Administration has announced approval of a $300,Walter Hampdc-n. 75, is in Cedars, 00Q loan tp OuachUa Baptist <?ol- of Lebanon Hospital following a Jege, Arkadelphja, for stroke suffered yesterday ja £ ia, corASim<$BJg; 51 d.pj,'mi.t<Jr* i iu^,,»^ inn ,*»<*«« «*.ua«..4« *.** >, Both houses cpjnpJejfd.§f the jneasu.re last —----*Senate by a,'?vQic$ House by 4074* \\' LITTLC Li

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