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Saturday, July 21, 1951 HATTIESBURG (MISS.) AMERICAN NINE Rabies Several Dogs Under Observation; Heads of Two Being Analyzed Several dogs known to have been bitten by the rabid dog killed Monday on Francis street have been placed under observation. Heads or two dogs believed to have rabies have been sent to Jackson for positive laboratory analysis. Owner of the original rabid dog and the areas tne animal visited before being killed still have not been determined by Forrest county health department officials. The mad dog was described as be-JrT a small male dog with yellow t. He was approximately one and ortfe half feet high and was believed to be about two years old. It is necessary for the dogs' owner to be identified so as to place under observation other dogs that might have been exposed to the rabid animal. Dog owners again are requested to have their dogs vaccinated for rabies. Stray dogs In Hattiesburg should be reported to Oliver O. Jackson at phone 1736. Stray dogs Hallie Lands With IheMarines By WOBIT THE tVABBIT WEPORTER . Hattie the Hare has landed and all is not well with the Marines. Hattiesburg 's Marine recruiting sergeant, J. W. Phillips, who knows all about taking beachheads but little about how to get rid of a bunnie planning to have other bunnies, got Hattie today from Jaycee member Joe Aiken. Hattie's Jaycee-conducted tour during the past 24 hours reads: Cliff Bryant to James Albritton to Thomas Ramsey and thence to Aiken. The Jaycee new member drive, spurred on by Hattie has netted 76. iQ goal Is 200. DISTRICT AGENTS RETURN FROM FARM-HOME WEEK District Agents E. E. Deen and Miss Elaine Massey returned Friday from the Farm and Home Week conducted at Mississippi State college Monday through Thursday. On the way home the two agents visited county agents and attended farm meetings in the counties recently added to the Southeastern district of the extension service. Mrs. Addie Hester, district agent-at-large from Mississippi State college, and Miss Massey will work in George county next week to plan the 1951-52 program. They also will visit the Jackson home demonstration agent's office in Pascagoula and Magnolia State park. Mr. Deen will attend a short-course at Poplarvllle Wednesday through Saturday. The course on conservation of resources will be conducted by , representatives from State college for both Juniors and adults. The annual meeting of the Mississippi Artificial Breeders Cooperative Mississippi State college July 26 Md 27 will also be attended by Mr. Deen. EXPRESS APPRECIATION FOR COOPERATION IN REVIVAL Rev. Emmett Boone and Rev. Alfred C. Creel today expressed their appreciation for the "fine cooperation" received from River Avenue Baptist church In the revival which ended Friday night at Union Junior Baptist church near Hot Coffee. The River Avenue church choir, with chorister George Maddox and pianist Mrs. George Maddox, sang at the final service Friday night. Six car loads of River Avenue Baptist members made the trip to the Union Junior church. "We appreciate the good attendance at the revival from Hattiesburg, the work of the River Avenue choir and of Mr. and Mrs. Maddox." Reverend Boone and Creel said. Reverend Boone did the preaching and Reverend Creel led the singing during- the revival, which began Sunday. TRAFFIC REPORT An automobile driven by W. C. Holltman of Wiggins was damaged heavily at 9:25 a. m. today when it was in collision with a truck driven by Charley White of Purvis at the intersection of South Main and Buschman streets, according to police records. No damage was fisted to the truck by investigating patrolmen R. M. Conn and R. E. Reaser. A 7-year-old negro boy was slightly injured at 9:52 p. m. Friday when struck by a car driven by Laura E. Palmer of Moss Point on Bouie St., according to police records. Police said the little boy. listed as Tommy Mayfleld. no address given, suffered minor cuts and bruises. City Patrolmen J. F. White and P. A. Andrews investigated. Vehicles driven by Mrs, A. P. Day- 9" NOTICE The following plumbing and heating contractors are affiliated with Plumber and Pipe Fitter Local Union Number 359 of HMesburg and vicinity. W. E". RUTLAND R. L MX JIMMIE COOK CARL AUTRY C. R. IRBY It. L. KINO ': '" " Notice T. J. SMITH SOV . Plumbing and Heating Co. was left out ef this ad previously by mistake. J. W. 8UMRALL, B, A. outside the city limits should be brought In to Mr. Jackson at the city garage. , : " "Dogs running at large are not the responsibility of the health department until they bite someone. When they do bite someone, it is the responsibility or the health department to see they are securely tied and confined until it is definitely known that they do not have rabies," Dr. B. D. Blackwelder, director of the county health department, said today. "All dogs that are bitten by known rabid dogs must be killed or confined securely for at least six weeks. This is an obligation of the health department to see that It is strictly adhered to. This must be done regardless of whether the dog has been vaccinated or not," . he declared. "Dogs running at large often create a nuisance and this Is a responsibility of city officials," he added. is. 207 North 32nd ave. and Ray Mooney of Collins were damaged slightly In a collision at the intersection of Hardy and Pine streets at 4:25 p. m. Friday, police records say. City Patrolmen Gene Walters and M. W. Vinson Investigated. An automobile driven by Mrs. Mae Edwards of Richton waa slightly damaged at 3:20 p. m. Friday in a collision on James street with a pick-up truck driven by Forrest McLahV. Highway 24, according to police. No damage was listed to the pickup truck. Assistant Police Chief Hugh Herring and Patrolmen Walters and Vinson investigated. REVIVAL BEGINS TONIGHT AT EAST PINE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Evangelist Bob Couch will be the speaker at the 7:45 revival service ton'ght at East Pine Assembly of God church. Evangelist- Couch,. 20, is a former football and track star EVANGELIST COUCH from Wof ford college at Spartanburg, S. C. his home town. Evangelist Couch will conduct youth services at the revival at 6:30 each evening, Sunday through Saturday, July 28. Evangelist Lois M. Cockerell wife of Rev. J, M Cockerell, new pastor of the church, will conduct the 7:45 services each evening, beginning Sunday, Mrs. Cockerell s daughter and other young people of the church will furnish a program of special music at the services. The public is invited to attend, INDICT 12 (Continued from page One) hearing he had advised Lawler that the pro-Truman group was accepting voluntary contributions to aid in building up the organization and that Washington had approved such contributions in connection with patronage. Lawler said that waa a "lie." Hood said "to my knowledge nobody was ever recommended because he made a contribution X X there was no price tag on Jobs." Attorney Jackson contended he had no official connection with the group, that he was employed as their counsel by Hood and Rogers. The sub-committee, in its report, said the Murphys "were very active in collecting contributions on behalf of the committee, especially In connection with postoffice Jobs." "Being Made Goats" Mrs. Murphy claimed she and her husband were "being made the goats' for some one higher up. Murphy was dismissed from the post-office department after his appearance before the sub-committee. Mrs. Murphy told the sub-com mittee that she turned over all contributions always in cash, to Attorney Jackson. The sub-committee reported "there Is evidence that the Murphys between Nov. 15. 1950, and Feb. 2, 1951, received from six Individuals and deposited in their bank account a total of at least $2,500." E, Guy Moorehead of Wlnborn, an applicant for a postal Job, told the sub-committee that the pro- Truman committee told him there were no Jobs for sale "but you can make a voluntary contribution to the Mississippi Democratic commit' tee.' He testified he gave $1,000 to Attorney Jackson. Jackson admitted in the test! monv that he recommended to Hood fthat Moorehead be appointed, but denied mentioning a contribution as a requirement for getting the Job. Carl Frank Ferrell, also of Wlnborn, testified that Hood, said he understood "I was willing to pay $4,000 for the Job, but I told him that I did not have that kind of money and had no intention of paying it. Sidney R, Ayres, a third applicant for the aame Job, on a rural route,, said hi brother-in-law, Joel Hill, principal of the Holly Bluff school, paid $1,000 to a representative of the pro-Truman committee. Ayres i and Hill aaid the payment waa made 1 to salesman Debrow, but the $1,000 V i , . . i,( 'j ( it i - " - t ' i .. if ' i -., .'o ' "" 1 ' -- v ) y f a was returned several days later with the explanation from Debrow that tome one else had been recommended for the Job. Debrow told the senator that he was an Innocent victim of the whole transaction. Non-ExJatent Job In addition to the accusations In connection with the postal Jobs, the sub-committee heard that 14 non-existent Jobs went for $5,100. These payments, the committee was told, were for appointments aa supervisors of local rationing and price control boards. These Jobs were supposed to be In the counties of Perry, Wayne, George, Harrison, Lamar. Pearl River, Greene, Stone. Hancock, Wilkinson, Amite, Pike, Lawrence and Marion. Price-control authorities In Wash ington denied there were any such jobs available and denied they had authorized anyone to interview prospective appointees. 8 e n a to r Mundt described this angle of the investigations as "an interesting case of perjury" for the Justice department . Assistant Postmaster General Lawler told the senators he had warned two members of the pro-Truman group that "somebody is going to Jail." Lawler said he made this remark to Jackson and Rogers and, he added, he made It in language so strong that he did not rare to repeat the exact words before the committee. o . Boyle's Notebook SNAKE MONEY BY A WAYSIDE ROAD By HAL BOYLE ' RAPID CITY, S. D.(P) Snakes and people are iixe most relatives. They have a lot in common but they often don t get along well together. Earl Brockelsby, a 35-year-old war veteran, has found, however, that people are still more eager to see snakes than snakes are to see people. And he has made a profitable career by introducing them to each other. Here on the edge of the Black Hills where dinosaurs used to ramble and tourists now roam through petrified forests and hot dog stands he has built the largest collection of reptiles in America. "People have a natural interest in reptiles." he said. "Even those most terrified of them like the tnrui or seeing them." He started his Biacs huis reptue gardsn in 1936 with $400 loaned to him by a reluctant Banner. Editor's note: In 1936 all bankers were reluctant. With the $400 he managed to gather 100 snakes. He went out into the hills and caught most of them himself. He put them in a hut to small that even today it wouldn't sell for more than $10,000 if it were next to an army camp. He uses, it now as a kitchen. Brockelsby didn't nick anybody. Only 4,000 people stopped that first year to see his snakes. But in this world a smart man can parlay anything. Earl did It with snakes. Year after year he added more reptiles. He advertised. He began selling souvenirs. The war slowed him somewhat. He spent nearly three yars in the army, mostly overseas. But last year 200,-000 people paid their way Into his snake gardens. And today? Earl tells his story slowly and chooses his words, because he feels he doesn't need to brag. "We have 1.300 reptiles, more than any public or private roo In this country," he said. "And we have the largest souvenir store In America." It stocks hundreds of Items rang-Ing from Japanese-made ash trayt to home-manufactured gold earrings, Canadian moccasins, and scarft from Brooklyn. Earl, a tall, slim man who likes to drink the knowledge of living, collected snakes as a kid for fun, studied geology because of his thirst for knowing, and once thought he would spend his life In the scientific study of hypnosis. 11 Acre Estate The $400 hut he started with 15 years ago is now an 11 -acre estate of several buildings with a capital value of at least $200,000. And it grosses roughly about a quarter of a million dollars a year. He manufactures and ships souvenirs of the Black Hills and South Dakota bad lands to at least 20 states. He has about 35 employes and the sales girlt in his store are among the highest paid in the land. He learned that the best way to hypnotize them was to pay them a good percentage. He pays his girls seven per cent of each sale and he is proud to say that some girls make "up to $30 a day." Earl spends about $10,000 a year buying odd snakes from all parts of the world. This la his attitude toward both reptiles and customers: "I Just like them. I like anything that lives." (Note: This is the first of two columns about America's leading showman of reptiles.) DEMAND FOR FOOD, MONEY AND CLOTHES AT STOREHOUSE There was a bla demand for food. monev and chlldren't clothet at River Avenue Storehouse for the Needy this morning. Rev. Garland Mclnnis, storehouse manager, reports. Contributions received Included a baby bed, a gas stove, food, $21 cash, shoes., bed springs and three suits of men'j clothes.. Reverend Mclnnis thanked the following contributors Kaiser Runnels, Mrs. Sally H McGregor, Wal-lev s Service Station Mrs. Alma H. McLemore, Mrs. Ross Pearson, Mrt. G. M. McWllliams, Mm. J. B. Parson, C. Camp; Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Head, Joe Gordy of Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Richard Harrod in memory of her father. T. L. Herring. Mr.' and Mrs. L, a. Wood. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Trusaell, Mrt. W. L. Fore, Mrs. M. L. McCarty and four an-nonymoua contributors. The storehouse Is located on the lawn of River Avenue Baptist church and Is open from 8:S0 to 11:30 every Satuiday morning. ' A .... Jfsitotlk, r THE NEW COLLINS it , T A Big Day Planned Sunday $ At Collins Methodist Church A 50th anniversary program and dedication of memorial windows in the new Collins Methodist church will feature tne second annual Homecoming day at the church Sun. day. Rev. O. S. Lewis, pastor of the church, will preach at the anniversary service at 11 a. m. The Collins church was organized a little more than 50 years ago. Following dinner on the ground, the dedication of the Stained glass memorial windows, which were installed last week, will be held. The three windows, located back of the pulpit, were given in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Dan A. Mcintosh, sr., by their three children, Dan Mcintosh, Jr., of Mendenhall, Mrs. Ruth Mcintosh Mclnnis of Collins and Mrs Lala Mcintosh Scott of Hazlehurst. Rev. John W, Moore, pastor of Main Street Methodist church in Hattiesburg and a former pastor of n REV. O. S. LEWIS the Collins church, will speak at the dedication service. Special music also is Included on this program, which begins at 2 p. m. History of Church Collins Methodist church was organized In the early part of 1001. Among the few charter members who are still living in Collins and still are members of the church are Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Pope, Miss Amelia Blount and Buford C. Blount. Rev. J. L. Jordan was first pastor of the church. The original building was erected about 1002 when Rev. J. S. Rainer was pastor. The parsonage, which still is in use, was built In 1004 by Rev. Gus Harmon. Among former pastors of the church who are still living are Rev. W. M. Williams, now past 90 and residing in Magee; Rev. John W. Moore of Main Street church, Hattiesburg; Rev. J. D. Slay, Hattiesburg district superintendent; Rev. T. R. Holt of Terry; Rev. Swope Nob-lln of Mt. Olive; and Rev. A. W. Wilson of Bay Springs. The first church building was destroyed by a cyclone In 1924 when Rev. J. W. Thompson was pastor and the second church was built while Reverend Thompson was still there. His widow makes her home in Collins at the present time. New Building About six years ago, the church started raising funds for a new building. When Reverend Lewis, a veteran of 49 years of preaching in the Mississippi Methodist conference and former pastor of both Broad Street and Court Street churches in Hattiesburg, was appointed as pastor in June, 1050, the church had in hand between $9,000 and $10,000, Including the valuation of lumber in the old church. One of Reverend Lewis' first acts was to plan a Homecoming day at the church, which was he'd the second Sunday In July, 1950. More than $6,000 was raised on this one day. Shortly afterwards, the contract for the new building was let. to J. C. Dickens and Bros, of Collins. Plans for the church had been approved previously. Ground-breaking was held Aug. 7, . ft k 7 ,5 . "--i.irn 1 3 ; f : 1 V P POSTAL SERVICE COMMENDED Mayor E. J. Currie (right) presents Postmaster J. L. Ilrown with- a scroll in recognition of the community service Riven by the Post Office department. The scroll was presented on behalf of the motion picture industry. in connection with a movie, "Appointment With Danger," dealing with the activities of the Post Office department.' The movie shows here at the Sacngcr theatre beginning soon. (SUlf photo by Don Colmer). r i J I 1 'une METHODIST tlllRCH 1950, and the first worship service in the new church was on last March 18. The new building is of buff veneer construction. It contains nine Sunday school rooms, a fellowship room, sanctuary, pastor's study and choir room. The sanctuary will seat about 175 persons. With the parti tion open to the fellowship room, this can be increased by about loo The old church bell wrnch has been in use for approximately 40 years has been re-instated in the belfry. A lighted cross tops the church Bteeple. Active membership of the church is 150. Building Committee Reverend Lewis' eyes sparkle when he tells of the new building and the efforts which have made It possible. He gives a great deal of the credit for success of the project to members of the building committee. "Through their cooperation and ability to get hold of materials either donated or at cost, we have been able to get constructed what many people say is a $65,000 church for less than $45,000," the gray-haired but spry pastor said. "The church now owes only $6,000 on the building and hopes to pay it by December, when we will entertain the Hattiesburg District conference." Members of the building committee, headed by Reverend Lewis as chairman, are: Hugh Mcintosh, attorney; Ernest Lott, furniture dealer; James Pope of Pope Motor company; John Pope of Pope Hardware company; Sid Durham and Paul Rogers, lumbermen; Ernest Massen-gale and Roy Massengale, bricklayers; Archie Gardner, electrician; Pete Jones, plumber; and Douglas Terrell of John's Funeral Home. Reverend Lewis extends an invitation to all members, former members and friends of Collins Methodist church to attend the Homecoming day services Sunday. C a lend a r Of Social Events . i and Club Activities MONDAY, JULY 23 Evening, 8 o'clock : Dixie school PTA meeting at the school. TUESDAY, JULY 24 Evening 7 o'clock: Special meeting of Hattiesburg chapter No. 334, Order of the Eastern Star at the Masonic Temple when Mrs. Gertrude Little, district deputy grand matron, will pay her official visit to the chapter. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 Afternoon, 3 o'clock: Frlenripv'i club meeting with Mrs. C Collins at her home, 401 street. VAN COCHRAN YOUTH SPEAKER TONIGHT AT BOUIE STREET CHURCH Rev. Van Cochran will be tonight's speaker at the weekly youth service of Bouie Street Baptist church. A student at Hattiesburg High school, Reverend Cochran Is music director of the church. Song leader for the service will be Rev. Dan Holcomb, music director of Macedonia Baptist church and a sophomore ministerial student at Mississippi Southern college. Also from Macedonia church. Miss Jewel Rounsavllle will serve as pianist for tonight's service. Following the preaching hour beginning at 7:30. there will be a "Slngspiration" at the church. The public is invited to attend both services. FLOOD AID WASHINGTON, July 21 W The agriculture department and the department of internal revenue are r.,,r..ri.l-.- taking a hand In relief efforts In the flood damaged areas of Mis souri and Kansas. The agriculture department an nounced yesterday it will help supply farmers in toe flood lone with emergency livestock feed. And Revenue Commissioner George J. Schoeneman said in a a statement thnt property losses re sulting from the floods "will ordinarily be deductible for federal in come tax purposes.' o 1 v CLASS TEACHER Dr. David M. Miller, Jr., has been elected associate teacher of the Victory Class of First Baptist church. Dr. Miller moved to Hattiesburg from Gulfport Inst January. He is a graduate of Mississippi college, and was on the teaching staff of the Gulfport schools before attending the University of Tennessee and receiving his degree in dental surgery. Dr, Miller has been active in church and Sunday school work for years, and is well equipped to be co-leader of his active class of young men. Ho lives with his wife and two small children at 613 S. 19th Ave. Cliff Bryant is president of Victory class. Wall Street Wizard Found Innocent NEW YORK, July 21 (IF) A new chapter has been written in the saga of Serge Rubinstein, the controver sial international financier who started life as the son of a financier for the last Russian czar. Rubinstein, once convicted of draft dodeinir. tearful v hparH n fpHprnl court Jury acquit him yesterday on cnarges or mail fraud and securities law violations. If the jury had convicted him on all the counts in two indictments, the 43 -year-old financier would have faced a maximum of 20 years in Jail and $30,000 in fines. The verdict after two hours' deliberation, was greeted by cheers and applause from friends of Rubinstein in the courtroom, forcing Federal Judge Charles Dewey to order the room cleared. Rubinstein rushed to the Jury box to thank the eight men and four women Jurors, Later he told newsmen: "I am a great believer In American Justice. I believe that the Jurors expressed that high principle. During the trial, which lasted 20 court days, the government accused Rubinstein of swindling investors out of $2,000,000 to $3,000,000 by rig gtng common stock of Panhandle Producing and Refining company through false and misleading state ment regarding its prospects. For Rubinstein, the trial was the latest In financial affairs on four continents that have built up a reputed $5,000,000 personal fortune. His father, Dmitri, fled to Paris when Rubinstein was 10 years old. Securities were sewn hi the lining of the boy't clothes. After studies In economics In Eng land, Rubinstein went to Paris to help his brother In a banking bust ness. In 1935, at the age of 27, Ru blnsteln was expelled from France by then Premier Pierre Laval, who said the emigre's speculations en dangered the franc. Rubinstein came to the U.S. In 1038, and soon became known as the "boy wonder" of Wall Street, But following World War II, he was convicted of draft dodging and sent to a federal penitentiary for two years. He said he feared this conviction might lnflnenre the Jurors in their deliberations yesterday on the Pan handle case. However, a woman Juror remarked: "None of us would allow his conviction for draft dodging to affect our Judgment on the facts In this case." YUGOSLAV STREET NAMES KEEP CHANGING BELGRADE (P) It's little wonder that Yugoslavs these days hardly know what to call home. Back In prewar years, the better streets of the country's cities and villages wpre named for former kings. Then Germany's legions marched in. King Al-eksander Boulevard became Ado'.f Hitler Strasse. Then came war's end, Germany's defeat, liberation for Yugoslavia with Bovlet help. Down toppled the Adolf Hitler street corner signs. Up went those re-baptlzlng the streets to commemorate the glory of Stalin and his Red army marshals. Then, in 1948, came the split between Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia and the Russian-led Cominform. Once again, the sign painters had work to do. Slowly but surely, the names of streets honoring Stalin and the Russians are being renamed back, curiously enough, to the names they had before the war. Pity the post office clerks and the cab drivers. CHURCH ACTIVITIES The W. M. V. of First Baptist church will meet at 3:30 p. m. Monday at the church. Communion Mission day will be observed at the meeting, of the W, M. S. of Temple Baptist church of Hattiesburg at 3 p. in. Monday at the church, ' O"' T1DK TABLE (Mouth of Pa.ieagoula River) Date High Lo July 22 1:30 p.m. 11:38 p.m. July 24 S.5J a.m. 2.40 pjn. r J Nr xu Mississippi Continental Oil Company has completed official tests at the John R, Cameron No. 1, Sec. 36-10N-1E, In Madison county, to establish Mississippi's first production from the Hosston Gravels zone of the Lower Cretaceous formation. The well flowed at the rate of 209 barrels of 38.0 degree gravity oil and 78 barrels of salt water per day through 1264 inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 650 pounds per square inch. Production is from the Upper three feet of a 12-foot section of saturated tand and gravel between 10.5AO and 10,-572 feet Bait water production was due to the fact that no definite Impermeable barrier existed between oil and water sands. Several weeks ago this test creat ed considerable excitement when sour gas (hydrogen sulphide) was produced while testing the Smack-over Lime formation below 14,000 feet; however, laboratory analyses established a 93 4 per cent carbon dioxide content for this product which made untenable possibilities of completing the well as a commercial sulphur producer. The well was drilled on a "block" of approximately 16.000 acres which was leased by Continental after much detailed seismic exploration. Due to this fact. It seems feasible that additional drilling in the near future will be forthcoming. Two miles south of the community of White Apple in Franklin county, Dave Cammill and Lyle Cashion Company are attempting to run tubing vat their D. F. Anderson No, 1, discovery well of a new Wilcox pool dubbed the "South White Apple Field" by the Nomenclature committee of the Mississippi Geo- Quiz Suspect In Brutal Murder Of Young Girl CHAMPAION, 111., July 21 (flV-A 34-year-old married man was held by police today and a Champaign county official said he waa to be charged with murder in the rape-slaying of Janet C'ark, 17, a high school senior. Assistant State's Attorney Frank Middleton said the murder charge would be filed later today against Pete Parmer, a friend of the Clark I family. Mlddleton's announcement followed four hours of questioning by police and two lie detector tests for Parmer at the Illinois state bureau of criminal identification $nd Investigation in Springfield. Middleton said the lie tests disclosed that "Parmer waa lying in his story maintaining Innocence." He refused to discuss details of the tests. "We got plenty of evidence," Middleton told reporters in Springfield. "A charge of murder will be placed aealnst Parmer." Parmer was questioned by police for several hours yesterday after his wrlstwatch, with, a broken strap, was found near the brutally beaten, stabbed and nude body of the pretty high school senior. He denied killing the girl, but admitted, police said, that he had been to the Clark home Thursday night, visiting with Miss Clark'a father, Paul, He said he left the watch at the Clark home Thursday night. Police said Parmer told them he went to the Clark home yesterday morning looking for Clark. He told police he talked to Janet through the door and went away without entering the house after she told him her father had gone to work. Clark's wife is dead. Parmer, who works for an Insulating firm, lives about six blocks from the Clark home. Police said his wife is out of town on a vacation trip. The Partners have no children. Clark Bald hit daughter was asleep in an upstairs bedroom when he left for work about 8 a.m. Police estimated the dark-haired school girl was slain about 9 a.m. She was found with about 45 ttab wounds in her body and a necktie knotted around her throat about 0:30 a.m. by a neighbor. Political Calendar Political rallies scheduled In For rest enuntv Include: July 26 Macedonia ichool Rally beginning at 3:30 pm. aponsorca oy Macedonia Community club. July 27 Rally at Eatonvllle school beginning at 4:30 p. m., sponsored by Eatonvllle chapter No. 275, O.E.S. July 28 McLsurln ichool. Rally beginning at 2 pm. sponsored by McLaurln PTA. July 28 Gubernatorial Candidate Jlmmle Walker will speak at the courthouse here at 4 p.m. Aug. 2 Rally at Olendale Community club, beginning at 3 p. m. Aug. 3. Rally at Rawls Springs school sponsored by the Rawls Springs PTA, beginning at 3 p. m. BLOCOLLECTION POOR AT BROOKLYN Only 17 plntt of a 75-pint quota were collected Friday when the Red Cross Bloodmoblle unit was in Brooklyn. The monthly visit was sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary of Brooklyn. o ' DISASTER AREA WASHINGTON, July 21. WV-President Truman today declared Oklahoma a "disaster rear and allocated $250,000 for the relief of flood distress. Mr. Truman notified Oov. Johnt-ton Murray at Oklahoma City of his action. Previous allocations of $275,000 each have been made for the other flood-ttricken states, Missouri and Kansas. ' 0 ,' METHODIST CLASS MEETS TUESDAY The Builders class of Main Street Methodist church will meet at 9:30 a m. Tuesday with Mrs. R. B. Mc- Gowan and Mrs. J. S. Conner at the home of Mrs. Conner, 107 , Norm Twenty-fifth ave. i Oil News logical Society. The well waa tested through casing earlier this month and during the testing period pressures dropped allowing the operators to attempt the running of tubing. Possible Discovery Four and one half miles northeast of the Kingston Field, Adams county, R. J, "Bob" Bartlett and Kemp Drilling Company are testing a possible new Wilcox discovery the Annie T. Minter No. B-l in Sec. 82-5N-1W. A drill stem test was run trying an interval from 6692 to 6700 feet and 3530 feet of oil and gas were recovered. Production casing has been set and cemented and official tests probably will be completed by early next week. In Perry county, union Producing company is installing pump at it prospective discovery, the B. M. Ste vens No. A-l, Sec. 19-4N-9W. At the world's second deepest well and the deepest well east of the Continental Divide, operator! art fishing for stuck drill pipe after having drilled to within 80 feet of establishing a new record. This test ia the George Vasen-Tung CXI Cor poration of America No. l in see. 9-2S-11W, Stone county. In Adams county, John S. Callon is rigging up at the T. B. Buckles No. 1 in Sec. 38-9N-3W. Gulf Refining company is drilling below 6900 feet at the G. W. Armstrong, et al No. 1 in Sec. 5-4N-3W, Sinclair Oil and Gas company Is drilling below 4820 at the Hogue Estate No. 1, Sec. 5-4N-4W, and their Hogue Estats No. 2 location has been cleared and is waiting on rig in Sec. 13-5N-4W. In Claiborne county, Phillips Petroleum company (formerly Dorrli Ballew) J. Davenport and H. King Estate Unit No. 1 in Sec. 68-11N-2E is drilling below 10,635 feet. R. J. Bartlett. et al have completed roads and location at their VSA. No. 1 in Sec. 32-6N-1E, Franklin county, in the same county, Q. A, Clements and G. G. Stanford art waiting on rig at the Lizzie Jackson, et al No. 1 in Sec. 25-6N-1E. In Hancock county, Sun Oil company Is drilling below 5200 feet at the Weston Lumber Company No. 1, Sec. 28-8S-16W. Joseph Poretto, et al have resumed drilling at the Presley No. 1, See. 11-12N-3E in Holmes county, and are at present below 9285 feet. In Jefferson county, G. A. Clem ents and G. G. Stanford are waiting on rig at the O. T. Gulce No. 1, Sec. 40-8N-2W. In the same county, Southern Production company and Tidewater Associated OH company are drilling below 600 feet at the F. Krauss and Sons In Sec. 45-8N-2E. Other Tests Superior Oil company Is building roads to its new location, W. H. Cass, et al No. 1, Sec. 8-7N-13W in Jones county. A. R. Temple is drilling below 8877 feet at the Howard L. Collins No. 1 in Sec. 10-7N-12W of the same county. R. G. Houser is drilling below 2300 feet at the J. B. Gunn No. 1. Sec 18-7N-17E in Lauderdale county. After having sidetracked at 3122 feet, The Texas company has drilled . to 6287 feet at the Federal Land Bank "B" No. 1 In Sec. 38-8N-1E. Madison county. In Pike county, Humble Oil and Refining company has drilled to below 10,500 feet at the Bill Forten-berry No. 1. Sec. 27-2N-BE. In Rankin county, Lion Oil company is drilling below 11,130 feet at the Denkman No. 1 In Sec. 22-7N-4E. The Texas company is drilling below 7800 feet at the Smith County Oil company No. 1 in Sec. 31-2N-7E, Smith county. Gulf Refining company Is drilling below 4350 feet at the H. A. Chapman, Sr., "A" No. I in Sec. 19-10N-6W, Wayne county. In the aam county, Harris and Payne and Lyle Cashion company are drilling below 4344 feet at their G. M. ano O. Land Company No. 1 in Sec. 3-9N-9W while the California company la moving in material at the Board of Supervisors No. 1, Sec. 18-6N-CW. In Wilkinson county, Sinclair Oil and Gas company has staked location to drill the H. H. Jensen No. 1 in Sec. 21-4N-3W.. New drilling permits Issued by the State Oil and Gas Board during the past week Included: Adams County Plaint Production Company-A. H. Sojourner Estate No. I, Sec. 12-5N-2W (wildcat). Sinclair OH and Gaa Company-Hogue Estate No. 3, Sec. 18-5N-4W (wildcat). Jefferson County Humble OH and Refining company received permits for M. R. Smith Nos. 22-28 and Nos. 29-33, all In the Fayette field. Kirby Petroleum Company-Sam Woods No. 3, Sec. 2-8N-2W (Church Hill Field). Lamar County H. O. Lewis, Jr-and Chas. Roseberry. Jr. J. M. Vess No. 1, Sec. 5-2N-14W (wildcat). Marion County Humble Oil and Refining Company-H. L. Rankin. Jr. No. B-l, Sec. 29-2N-14E (Hub Field). Wayne County Lyle Cashion Company-. U. 8. A. No. 1, Sec. 15-9N-8W (Yellow Creek Field). Humble OH and Refining Company. Robert Graham No. 4, Sec. 17-9N-7W (Yellow Creek Field) Wilkinson County Norman Germany and Kemp Drilling Company-Crosby Lumber Company No. 1 Sec. 3-4N-2W (wildcat). o Cleopatra wat handy with a needle a gold one she used to decorate a ' silk garment for Marc Antony. MISTER TRUCKSAVER SAYS: The nation's track fleet ftwta has reflected the public's need for and 1 dependence on the services trucks offer In the distribution of goods. In 1950. a total of 436.000 trucks was added to the C. S. truck population; 474.000 trneka were, added In 1919. and 745,000 in 1915. McMtiUan Equ'pment Co, International truck dealer, is participating In the truck conservation plan of International Harvester Company as a Truck Saving Station. McMullan Equipment Co. Hiway 11 So. Phono 3500

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