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TRI-STATE MORNING NEWSPAPER LEASED WIRES: THREE ASSOCIATED PRESS, DOTTED PRESS VOL. XXXIX. NO. 3 Shunned by Church Members, Mennonife Sues for $40,000 WOOSTER. O., Nov. 5 (API--Bishop John W. Helmuth today said the Scriptures were responsible for the "shunning" of former Amish Mennonite church member Andrew J. Yoder --resulting in a $40,000 damage suit against the church by Yoder. _ · Attorneys for Yoder asserted in opening common pleas . court _ arguments the action "interfered with Yoder's religious ' -«nd civil rights, ruined his health, impaired his means of making -· living, and. in effect, barred him from his legal rights under the US Constitution." Plaintiff Counsel Charles C. Jonei told a jury of nine men and three women the church refined to sanction Yoder's purchase of an automobile to transport his invalid daughter to a doctor, and later "shunned" him and his family because he used the car for that purpose. Yoder also angrily pulled Bishop Helmuth's 7-inch beard ~*.**.^,+ *^,^, *-,«, ^ ,, and -ordered him to leave the Yoder farm. Jones said, after the | Th^Nation's thr'ee" largest church official visited the plaintiffs father and asked him to ' ' evict Andrew, In reply to Jones' statement that the plaintiff left the church on his own initiative, the Beach City, O., bishop declared Yoder had been expelled and shunned by other members because he "was not a faithful member, and didn't adhere to the rules." *** F I N A L C I T Y AMARILLO DAILY NEWS WLRFS: THB.RB; ARKftTM ATWr* aOaa rrtatrmpr, tnn nn ' · ^^ " ^^^"^^^ w · ^^*^ NBA. ACMB, W) PICTUEE 8EBV1OE, WASHIN AMARILLO. TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 6, 1947 Market leaders Want US Grain Buying Probed CHICAGO, Nov. 5. (/P) -- Poles Score Foreign Aid for Mikolajczyk WARSAW, Nov. 5 (/P)--The Polish government said tonight the flight of opposition leader Stanislaw Mikola- jczyx had been "actively aided" by "one of the embassies" in Warsaw, and announced the arrest in Czechoslovakia of .three of seven members of the peasant leader's party who fled at the same time. A foreign ministry spokesman, who told a news conference of the .government charge, declined to name the embassy. ~_ The spokesman said Mrs. Maria Hulewicz, Mikolajczyk's private see- Tetery, Wincenty Bryja, treasurer of the Polish Peasant Party, and Mieczslaw Dabrowski were arrested after "crossing the Czechoslovak trontier and now were in custody of Polish security police. The government charged Bryja attempted to flee Poland with "misappropriated" Polish Peasant Party funds, and that his escape, together "with that of Mikolajcyk, now in London, was planned with the assistance of a foreign embassy. A communique described Dabrowski as "a collaborator" of Mikolajczyk's. It made no reference to the fate of the other Mikolajczyk followers who also fled Warsaw. (When Mikolajczyk arrived in Condon last Monday after two weeks ·peculation in Poland and elsewhere concerning his whereabouts, it was announced that the members of his escape group were Mrs. Eulewicz, Bryja, and two of the party's members of parliament, Stefan Kor- -bowski and Kasimir Bajinski, and their wives. (Asked then if his companions ·were safe, Mikolejcyk replied-, "so lar as I know, they are safe.") - The foreign ministry spokesman said Dabrowski attempted to aid the others' escape. Dabrowski apparently intended to' return to Poland. The communique explained that those of the escape party who crossed the Czechoslovak frontier had been held for an illegal entry and were turned over to .Polish authorities. Death Flunks Division Test CINCINNATI, Nov. 5 f/P)--Police related today how a 16-year-old boy swallowed poison a few hours earlier after willing his eyes to a blind man, his vocal chords to a mute and his brain to General Hospital. Patrolman William Bramkamp and William Marshall identified the youth as William Merz and said he was discharged to the care of relatives after treatment. At the close of the unusual testament, Bramkamp and Marshall said, the youth wrote these words: "If this will is not carried out, I'll do my damnedest to come back and hunt the one or ones who intercede." . He wrote he wanted to be b.uried nude.' ·" " ' ' · Insulate Now lor Cold Weather. See Olvcr.'Js Wiggins Lbr. Co.. 1200 W. stli. Beatty Lions Join, Kill Tiger HOUSTON, Nov. 5 df}--Two sulking Nubian lions brought a graudge up to date when they waylaid and killed a bcngal tiger in an ear-splitting fight that turned Clyde Beatty's animal cage into a bloody arena at the Shrine circus here tonight. Poona, a 13-year-old tiger, fought-'back valiantly but went down under the savage attack of Tarzan and Henry, two of the hardest to manage lions in Beatty's collection of big cats. The two against one battle didn't settle the old question 'of whether grain exchanges, disclaiming responsibility for the recent rise in grain prices, today asked for a "sweeping" congressional investigation ^not only of their activities 'but also of the government's grain buying program. The exchanges, already under investigation by the Attorney General after Presidential charge that "gambling in the market" had skyrocketed grain prices, said they would "welcome and request" a hearing "at the earliest possible date." Their statement said the special investigation had been requested "in order that the American public may be furnished facts from which it can draw its own conclusions as to whether the rapid rise in commodity prices has been occasioned by illegal and improper practices on the part of the exchanges, .on the one hand, or by the government's buying program for export, plus bungling and lack of planning on the other hand." The request was addressed to the Congressional Joint Committee on the Economic Report by the presidents of the grain exchanges in Chicago. Minneapolis and Kansas City. 'Senator Taft of Ohio, joint chairman of the committee, said in Tulsa that he had received the request and would recommend "further hearings." Taft said he had called the committee together for Nov. 14, three days before the re-convening of Congress. · . I The exchange officials contended in their letter to the committee: 1. The recent rise in grain I prices has been caused by the ad-- j ministration's "extraordinary and i ever increasing purchases of grain j and flour for export." 2. The government does not know if 570 million bushels of grain is either too much or too little for foreign relief. (The current government program calls for exporting 570 million bushels of all grains in this crop year). 3. Plans are being considered to buy ,"far more" grain, than 570 million bushels. The letter ssAd that if these latter plans are carr1ed~tmt they "will materially further raise the price ol grain to the American consumers and will result in a shortage so far as our domestic needs are con-1 cerned." . · I An investigation of speculation ini grains was announced Oct. 16 by President Truman, who said he had instructed Atty. Gen. Thomas Clark to investigate "gambling in the mar-i No coal smoke. What kind of ^'gSg^^uW^cM ·'?;*-···' «·· tw ° citr... a few days." the lion or the tiger is the better fighter. "Poona had been sick," Beatty said, "but he wouldn't have had a chance against two lions." Tarzan and Henry, carrying on -a fend that started in a lion- tiger gangfight six weeks ago, took advantage of Beatty's temporary but the battle didn't end until Poona lay dead in the sawdust. Beatty defended Poona's fighting ability by saying the tiger had not recovered from injuries it-received six weeks ago in a gang _ 1 ,/ighl. He said the tiger's value ja'pos PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER PREVIEWS A PICTURE iuffhes ompany Holds Big War Profits, Senator Claims WASHINGTON, Nov. SERVICE Lib Knowland Miss Truman and Mrs Cailton Shaw at the press luncheon, glance over pictures'teken earlier"TM the day. Mr.,Knowland is Miss Tiuman's flutist, and Mrs. Shaw is her piancTaccompanist. .* · Ilfnan ln *ervie^s UlTldll (the Press) Dodges -- Learns - - - ^ - - - - _ _ _ _ _ / B I · Z" \ / A t · · * · \ (Politics) (About Texas) 5 (AP) -- A demand that a $5,919,921 additional t a x assessment be slapped on Howard Hughes, millionaire Hollywood plane designer, was made today by Senator Williams of Delaware as the Senate War Investigating Committee resumed its inquiry into Hughes' 40 million dollar w a r p l a n e contracts. W i l l i a m s , member of th« committee, declared that · study of *ax records of Hughn and the Hughes companies showed a "tax deficiency of $5,919,921." He asserted in a statement that the records showed profits of $15,526,000 were made after taxes during the wartime period, but that only one million dollars was paid to Hughes, the rest being retained as undistributed profits by the Hughes Tool Company. The senator added that a statute called for taxation of wartime corporation profits not distributed to stockholders. Williams, in making his remarks about taxes, said they were based on a survey in which the Internal Revenue Bureau participated. When the committee gave Tom Slack, attorney for Hughes, an opportunity to present the Hughes- company's side of the story. Slack took the starld and promptly challenged the committee's Jurisdiction on a matter of taxes. He contended it was limited, to investigation of war procurement contracts. Senator Ferguson, disagreed. Hfe said "Profits are always the concern" of the committee. Williams told Slack he decided ta make his tax study because "Mr. Hughes said under oath" when he testified last August that "p.x made no. money." cause "Mr. Hughes said under oath" when he testified last August that "he made no money." Williams quoted Hagbn u 1*7. Ing: ' . . - ' · · "I am prepared to say on oath that neither my company nor I made a.profit u a mult of «JM war. In fact, we lost a consider- · able amount' of money..."Now let,ntesimplifv-;-iii*t.-Mr company and'I may have' made a small profit, all told, at the end of the war and for the war years, but Lonely Hearts Make a Racket PUEBLO, Colo., Nov. 5 (O)~A 41- year-old woman was arrested today pn charges of using the mails to defraud, and Deputy US Marshal M C. Dameron said she admitted being a "lonely hearts" correspondent of farmers throughout the nation for 20 years. The woman, Ella Marie Nelson, \vas arrested on a ranch near I Springfield, Colo., by Dameron "and 'ffice-inspector on an indict- runway doors Foona. and could not be determined accur- jment issued by a federal grand iurv o*Alv Kilt thn-t c.m.«lt nn ««: M «t ,,*. ^\l-,_, «·, ° J J but such an on Oklahoma City. Margaret Truman asked the questions' at the -press luncheon. . The. President's daughter and representatives of the press W radio were entertained at a luncheon at Thomas Dinner Mouse yesterday noon. Miss Truman turned the tables on reporters. \ ' . . Since this i, her first; trip to Texas she wanted to know all about the Lone Star State. : "Everything ?s so clean out here. " mok y ''"'burgh TM* ·"· '"·*·· comparison bed ° y ° U USe? " Her firSt C ° n C e r t W " The delicious steak on the luncheon plate brought up the question of cattle. Someone politely suggested that the steak bably came from Kansas City. She smiled. "Oh it probably --~ '--~~ '· i grown in Texas." Then she added, "But I'll bet it was fat s , a " A " tonio between engagements,'.' and Arthur Lamb, members of The ? - . .. . . . M~»»~»*| *t*ll , ,, fcnj, II W Q 3 I Q T - dirt calH "W/-H1, f o v ic il fVnrvt A m n _ Cnl^^^tnl.n. ~t-~ff rm._ i 11_l!_ pro was tened in Missouri." i "This is such a wonderful climate for sleeping." Miss Truman explained . that she went -from the train to her suite at the Capitol Hotel yesterday morning and went s o u n d a s l e e p , until someone awakened her to dress for the luncheon. Incidentally, she wore a three-piece black gabardine suit trimmed in green plaid wool. One of her luncheon partners originally was from Missouri. He and Miss Truman recalled mutual acquaintances and discussed recent changes in Independence. Miss Truman mentioned the President only in connection with j costs 51000 before it is trained. Th, government c h a r g e s the £?^VriWe ris!S B ^ur-He «* ! and that Poona was costing him woman, placed advertisements in' " m "oie "sing nour.--"e gets more for penicillin treatments and farm journals offering companion- up at 5:30. has his walk and does half a day's work before breakfast at 8:30." His rising habits are the distress of the Washington corre- _ said. "How far is it from Ama- rlllo?" When she discovered how far it is she laughed. "Might as well try to get to St. Louis for dinner." She wanted to know everything spondents stationed at the White* about Texas. Except one thing. She House. "One of the newsmen told Dad that if he got shot on his walk some morning he ' (the newsman) just wouldn't be there. -It's much- too early." She prefers to fly, but her mother is -nervous about her taking to the air while on tour. "Besides," she added, "since this is my first, visit to Texas, I'd just as soon take my time and see a little more of the country. "I thought I'd like to run down to didn't mention politics. 'About the "new look", Miss' Truman said that is one controversy she doesn't want to get into. "I really like the hem-line sort of in between,- anyway," she explained. Apparently she compromised. Her suit skirt was about mid-calf and her coat was about three inches above the ankle. 'Miss Dorinda Bond, journalism teacher at Amarillo High School, was ,at the luncheon accompanied by Carolyn Kelly, George Bob. Vick , John Helliot, Beatty's assistant! special feeding than all his other ! ship to lonely farmers When and a veteran animal trainer him-| animals combined. |--"" J "-- -- " self, was outside the big circular ' Tarzan and Henry are mean lions, cage in the coliseum when the fight:the former so fierce Beatty will not started. work him. ] replied the woman assertedly asked for money, for her transortation ··Tarzan and Henry took Poona j About the relative fighting ability from the front and rear." he said. ·'One of them grabbed him by the throat and the other sank his teeth in Poona's back." ' Helliot blazed away through the oars with his blank-firing pistol. of lions and tigers, Beatty pointed out that "if a Tiger can win in the first few minutes he is the tougher, but because a lion is more deliberate he'll whip the tiger in a longer fight." Santa Fe Asks Air Freight Link Here Twenty tons of freight passes high over Amarillo every night in Santa Fe Skyway planes--half of it moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific and the other half in the other direction. Some day, if the Civil Aeronautics Board gets around to acting on the Santa Fe's application to operate under a common carrier charter rather than as a contract airline, i money, for her transportation to the farmer's home, but never fulfilled the mission. Miss Nelson told the officers she has been doing this for 20 years and never has had interferences on the part of the law before. i jClay Thornton Shows Slight Improvement Condition of Clay Thornton still was described as "serious" last night, although* he has shown some improvement since he was carried to the Veterans Hospital Oct. 5. At that time he was considered in a critical" condition. · He rested well" Tuesday night, it was reported. these big boxcars of the skies will! 'oaded to capacity--20,000 pounds stop at AmarUlo. j --because the demand for the ser- Cyril C. Thompson, who used to i vice is greater than the available Sf,, a u,h2 i ^ A i rlineS « VlCte " P i CSident -Annies. Two stops are made en but who now is a Santa Fe. m . Mr. Thompson revealed the Santa Fe operates a fleet of seven DC-4 freight planes on a contract basis. - The usual schedule is one . plane daily ' each way, between ·the Newark Terminal in the East and the Los Angeles Municipal Airport. The planes are always tion, two shuttle routes are flown to connect with the main line, one from Dallas to Oklahoma City and the other from San Francisco to Los Angeles. If the CAB approves the Santa Pe's application to operate planes on a common carrier basis, 27 other I Amarillo, are in Texas. In addition, subsidiary train-plane service will be provided for 401 other communities. 8 v»r»tnn eure« u == "We do not contemplate going into AND VICINITY: Partly the air passenger business," he said. The WEATHER cloudy Thursday and Friday with slightly cooler weather Thunday and warmer asaln Friday. WEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy, cooler la Panhandle and South Plains: slichtly warmer elsewhere Thursday- Friday partly cloudy, cooler cxcoot in Panhandle and South Plains. Temperatures by hours yesterday: 7 AM 34 S AM 38 1 AM 50 10 AM 11 AM . . . Max. yest. Mai. i-est. '46. .6] .67 'I 1 PM 71 2 PM 72 3 PM 72 4 PM 71 M!n. yest 32 Mln. yest. '46 i!B "Sunrise 7:13 AM. Sunset 5:49-pM. provided by pnly nine contract I th .?J? c ? I \ t ' ve "' ippers. "The mail order houses What do you . "We would like to concentrate on a fast auxiliary freight service." At present, according to Mr. Thompson, 70 per cent of the freight is provii' ' ' - · ' shippers, would buy up the capacity of" "our planes every day, but. we'are trying to spread the business around," he said. Although the planes are insulated- and provided with refrigeration units, most of the freight now (Continued on Page 16) 7-Man. Agency To Steer A id to Europe Proposed WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (ff)--Congressmen debated behind closed doors today a i slnce Pres «lent Roosevelt was here! proposal to set up a new government agency--controlled by. Congress--to rule distri- Mis . s Tr "man win appear in con- Sandstorm staff. The journalistic neophites were excited and slightly nervous at the prospect of meeting the President's daughter, but they didn't miss a minute of the fun. When they started to leave, Miss Truman said to Carolyn, "You didn't get a chance to say much." "No," said Carolyn, "but I've been listening." She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sim Kelly, George Bob is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Lester Vick, and Arthur is the son of Mrs. Mildred Lamb. Aubrey Jackson, manager of radio station KGNC, and Bill Lane, news editor of KFDA, were also at the luncheon. . . Before Miss Truman arrived at the luncheon, two men came in and seated themselves. inconspicuously, but near the party table They ordered and ate their lunch and remained until the luncheon was over. Miss Truman's car pulled away from the cafe. Their car left right behind it. There is always a man somewhere around the elevator at the hotel, nnd.one in the hall on Miss-Truman's floor. AmarUlo hasn't seen so many men all at one time (war operations." Williams. Slack and Noah Dietrich, executive vice president of the Hughes Tool Co.. engaged in a long argument over the meaning of Hughes' earlier testimony. Dietrich said that Hughes* interests made smaller profits in the five years 1942-46 than in the five previous ones. He said also that a loss of more than seven million dollars whicli Hughes says he will incur on the huge flying boat will more than wipe out any profits made on other war work. Senator Ferguson of Michigan. chairman of the committee, emphasized that the tax issue Involves "no crime or fraud on the part of either the company or Mr. Hughes." Senator Hatch of New Mexico, said the tax question was "highly compU- ' cated and not yet fully determined." Earlier Charles E. WSson branded as "silly" Hughes' wartime program. to build photo reconnaissance planes --and an Air Force engineer testified that Elliott Roosevelt, who rec- commended the planes, was un- bution of food 'and fuel under the Marshall Plan. A 19-member special House committee, which studied Europe's needs during the summer, brought its findings to bear in the discussion revolving about an emergency foreign reconstruction authority. This was suggested in a tentative report by its actingigre^yuneh^we^'mlr Bilbo Successor DrawBritish/-(:)-J (HdS PlaJHS Kill LONDON, Nov. 5 (IP)--The Senate Appropriations Committee, holding the strings to American foreign aid, bumped today into a British suggestion It was snooping by carrying on a sidewalk survey In London. Less than 24 hours after the committee arrived here, the Liberal London Star reported Chairman Bridges of New Hampshire was buttonholing the British 'man in the street" with the help of a battery of shorthand writers and asking such questions as these: "Have the people lost the incentive to work hard, and If so, why? · "What are your views on your limited rations and have they contributed to lost incentive? "How would you explain the lost desire to. Invest money? "Do you think' the socialization of some industries has increased 41 1 il-._ - -- chai r m a n Representative I-Ierter of Mississippi. The committeemen - strove · for agreement on recommendations to lay before Senate and House foreign relations committees gathering next Monday to receive the administration's request for emer- John C. Stennis, named to the |s encv winl * r aid and four-year re- US Senate Tuesday In Mississlp- !=°very funds for Western Europe pi's hotly contested senatorial i what . tne s .P Ecial H ° use commlt- elcction, has several relatives In I tee decides may form the basis for the Texas Panhandle, including, a .[the. handling of the Marshall'Plan brother and two nephews. | In the house. lindcr the tentative Herter report, not yet made public in dc- The brother is Judge S. B. Stennis ot 'Pampa. Sam Stennis, who is The Pampa jurist's "kid brother," | John, called him yesterday to tell: him that he was 4,000 votes in the I fcrt-n^the new relief agency would , be directed by seven members. The President would name three men of his select the names given him by House and Senate presiding Herter proposed that the assist- lead at that time. ,ance be granted without political Judge Stennis said he was "proud! strings attached. This was a point of Johnny." He said that although !of contention among members. Johnny's opponents hadn't conceded Tne authority would supervise the election at the time of his brother's call, he thought the "4,000 vote lead" probably w o u l d be "enough to put him in Sen. Theodore Bilbo's seat in Congress." Judge Stennis s a i d , "Johnny worked hard in college, as a district think about Com- : attorney, and as a member of the - ·· ; Mississippi legislature." He added j that he was "glad for him." The Star commented that all I Virtually unknown outside the *he questions "have a nnllilnaj j state, John Stennis conducted 'a flavor" and might be recepted "as j conservative campaign which ig- munism? To you regard it as a real threat? unwarranted interference in our domestic affairs." nored the "white supremacy" issue, frequently raised in Mississippi politics. only food, fuel and fertilizer. Other aspects of aid dealing with reconstruction and economic rebuilding bring to a total of six or seven billion dollars the amount the administration probably will ask of Congress for the first year's operation of the Marshall Plan. In addition, high administration officials considered seriously asking establishment of a European stabilization fund of about three billion dollars from which the Treasury could send gold and dol- Army surplus at 'Herber* Bros.. 313 Taylor. lars to Marshall Plan countries to support 'their currencies after the aid program is well under way. As explained by officials, this would involve shipping abroad some of the United States' hoarded gold to bolster depleted reserves of participating .countries which eventually would presumably be able to return these funds. Such stabilizing money would not be used to increase the amounts thai the countries could actually spcn'd, officials familiar with the suggestion explained. If the idea is accepted, it would be presented by President Truman to Congress when it meets in special session Nov. 17 to receive his proposals for European aid and inflation curbs at home. cert tomorrow night, at the Municipal Auditorium under the auspices of the Panhandle Concert Bureau, of which Mrs.' Howard Lynch is manager. Arrangements for the press luncheon were made by Mrs Lynch. , . ·· You'll be elad later--you started earlier shopping ut Russell StatV. Co. It Should Brake Him of Bad Habit LONG BEACH, Cal., Nov. 5 (/P) --Police have been expecting to see a wild-eyed pedestrian come to. a screeching stop somewhere on a Long Beach sidewalk. fMrs. L. P. Grlndlger reported a thief took a -whiskey bottle from the glove compartment of her automobile, parked in front of her house. The bottle contained brake fluid. ReportFDRJr., May Join Clark NEW ORLEANS;'jfov. 5 (/PS--Attorney General' Tom C. Clark declined-comment: today on a report by a Washington columnist that Clark had requested Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., to become nil assistant, attorney general In charge of civil rights in the Justice Depart-1 ment, I It was reliably reported, however,' that Clark had discussed the position with Roosevelt. A vacancy occurred because of a recent resignation. Clark arrived here by plane to address a convention. Roosevelt, who was in Hot Springs, said there was "absolutely no comment." Jerry Kluttz, Washington Post columnist/reported today that the administration was seeking through Clark to get Roosevelt to accept the appointment; . Wildcat Strike by Queen Mary Crew Delays Atlantic Sailing SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., Nov. 5 (U.R) ·A brief wildcat strike by part of the crew today delayed for 13 hours the sailing of the liner-Queen Mary with 2,000 passengers for New York, among them the Duke and Duchess of Windsor qualified to pass judgment on Wilson, president or General Electric and former -rice ehairnaa of the War Production Board, said he tried unsuccessfully to block the multi-million dollar contract. He also testified that a stop-wwk order he issued in 1943 on Baches' 200-ton .flying boat "didn't stick." Wilson, testifying before the com-' mittee. did not say why the order failed to stick, but other witnesses testified in August that President Roosevelt killed it. Wilson's objections to the programs, he said, were based not OB the merits or demerits of the planes; but on the belief that they could not be got into production in time to serve the war purpose. He said "outside pressure." including pressur* from industrialist Henry J Kaiser was exerted in behalf of the flvfaw boat; " Ralph R. Graichen, Air Force engineer, testified: "I don't think Colonel Boosrrett was qualified by background, education or experience to pass jodc- ment on a plane of this Und." (Continued on Page 16) 'What Wedding?' Asks Man, 82 MIAMI. Fla.. Nov. 5 (fP\--Weal- thy 82-year-old Frank Maxa, Sr, testified today that he took -abort six vacation trips" and a "lung taxi ride" with s pretty 22-year- old girl but not recall marrying her. "I- think that I was also in am airplane," the retired Miamlam said. His testimony was before Judf* W. F. Blanton in a suit seekinc to have himself declared "incompetent" preliminary to pursuing · marriage annulment action. Through his attorney, Jack Moore, he told how he met the girl, Hazel Rutherford, three reaw ago in Aberdeen, Md., her hoof, lie said she wag "always asking; SM to marry her." But, he added: "I thought she was too young." « He asserted his memory was hazy about a marriage at" Law- rencevillc, Ga., on Sept. 19 to climax one of the "vacation trips." Judge Blanton ordered the la- competency" suit continued Satw- day. The annulment action is scheduled to be heard next month.

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