The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1956 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14,19M BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Overseas with BILLY GRAHAM By George Burnham (Chattanooga News-Free Press Writer) PALAMCOTTAH., India — Many memorable events have been packed into the exciting 37 years lived by Billy Graham. There have been talks with kings, queens and presidents, but one of the most exciting experiences of his life occurred this week near the southern tip of India. Mickey Cohen Square Again paying t76 In fines. Police Chief August Kettman said Cohen stayed at the El Morador Hotel under a fictitious registration and also failed to register as an ex-convict. Eugene Ther- ieau fined Cohen $100 with a choice Husbands! Wives! Get Pep, Vim; Feel Younger Thousands of couples ate weak, wora-out, <w- hauilcd just because body lacks iioa. For new younger (eeling after 40. try Oilier Tonla Tablets. Contain uou for pep; lupplemrnt doses vitamins Bj and B;. 7-day "get-acquainted" size costs iittle. Or get Economy tizo and save 51.15. At all dniggiiu. The experience began with a letter from his wife, Ruth, no* at their home in Montreal, N. C., looking after their four children. The letter wa» waiting for, Billy yhen he arrived in Palamcottah. She wrote that he was very near to Dohnavur and said it would be a shame if he didn't get to visit the huge "family", made world famous by the writings of Miss Amy Carmichael. Miss Carmichael, who died in 1951 at the age of 84, founded the home for unfortunate children of India in 1900. She was_gided in the | Place like DohnaTOr, founding by the Rev. Thomas Walker, one o£ the most noted missionaries ever to work in India. IT WAS HER idea from the beginning that Dohnavur would be a family and not an institution. Today it is one of the world's largest families—with over 900 people. Only God could keep a famly of 900 happy. And the children and grownups at Dohnavur are happy. Billy said his wife had prayed many years for Dohnavur and had read every book ever written by Miss Carmichael. Some of the most famous were "Gold by Moonlight," "Rose from Brier" and "If". He made arrangements for the short trip. Immediately after addressing an overflow morning meeting of ministers at the Palamcottah Cathedral he departed by car over the 32-mile route to Dohnavur. Serving as his guide Was Norman Burns, an Australian who has been a senior member of the family for 94 years." • • • THE WESTERN Ghats Mountains could be seen in the distance, where the jagged peaks formed a backdrop for the 400-acre home. A picture of peace and beauty began to take shape several miles before the home was reached. Aged banyan trees lined each side of the road and cut off the scorching rays of the hot sun. To the side could be seen rice fields, bordered by banana and coconut tree groves. The car passed through the tiny village of Kalakad, which means Joyous City. A few miles farther was Dohnavur, a giant cluster of clean, cool, strong looking buildings. Word of Billy's visit had preceded him. The boys and girls, men and women, were as anxious to get a look at Billy as he was to get a look at Dohnavur. First part to be visited was the girl's compound. There were great ' clusters of the joyous little girls, all of whom seemed to be as pretty as the proverbial picture in their dresses of blue. They had gathered flowers and rushed up to give them to Billy and others with him. Each person found himself walking along holding three or four girls by the hands. They were chattering lite little magpies. IT WAS THE SAME with the little boys dressed in red. There was- n't a shy bone in their healthy bodies. All of the children were anxious to show the presents they had received last Christmas. The toys, despite much playing, were still almost like new. "Just look at them," exclaimed Billy. "They have the joy of God on their faces. There seems to be more concentrated happiness here than any place I have'seen." It was evident that the children were getting next to his emotions, as he visualized the lives they wouir have had unless there had been He was taken into one of the cottages to meet Miss M. Mills, a close'associate of Miss Carmichael, who was celebrating her 82nd birthday next day. On the wall near her chair were plaques containing' two thoughts written by Miss Carmichael. One shid: "Think through me thoughts of God, and let my own thoughts be lost like.the sand-pools on the shores of the eternal sea." Said the other, "Think through me thoughts of God; O Father, quiet me, till in thy holy presence, hushed, I think thy thought with thee." "* * * AS THE GROUP was about to leave the cottage of Miss Mills, Billy, who had been quietly looking and thinking, said: "Let's have prayer." He began to pray, in a choked tone that sounded nothing like the confident voice of Billy Graham: "Our Father and our God, we feel that we are on holy ground. We feel that we are not even worthy of being here." His voice broke and there was silence for about 30 seconds. He said. "You pray, John." (he was speaking to John Bolten, a Christian businessman from Andover, Mass., who is accompanying him on the tour). Later, Billy saw the family prayer room and the room in which Miss Carmichael died. He saw one- month old babies and the spotless hospital where the family's health is protected. Glancing around once again at the huge cluster of homes, Billy said: "Just think, all this was made possible by the simple faith of one woman." It was the faith of one woman Mickey Cohen, who recently completed a federal prison term for in- of 10 days in jail on each count, but he suspended $50 of one count and come tax evasion, is square with $75 of the other, with the proviso the law again after pleading guilty Cohen not violate the law for one to two misdemeanor charges and year. Cohen paid the fines in cash. NEW SARASOTA TERRACE Hofei romantic nig his •oner JaiKKHy I Him Ap> STEELE GUESTS — Christian Brothers High School Band will be guests of Steele High School Band Feb. 18. The nationally-famous group will arrive in Steele Saturday afternoon and play a concert at 7:30 p.m. Members will be guests of students of the Steele band. Leader is Ralph G. Hale, who has directed the band since 1947. ' Air Force Trying to Clear Up Mystery of the Missing Orders SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (ffl — The Air Force is trying to "find out what happened to orders for Pvt. Joe V. Garcia, 30, who has waited 10 years for word on where to report for duty. Air Force officials in Washington have ordered Lackland Air Force Base officials to try to bring Gar- oia's records up to date to determine what action should be taken, Garcia was stationed at Lackland for a year but in 1946 spent two who was an invalid for the last 20 years of her life. She had taken God as a partner to help with her "family", and He had worked through people around the world to supply the needs for more than 50 years. More Comfort Wearing FALSE TEETH Here la a pleasant way to overcome loose plate dts&inifort. FASTEETH. an Improved powder, sprinkled on upper and lower plates holds them firmer so that they feel more com- lortnble. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alkaline (nonacid). Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath), pet PAS- TEETH today it any drug counter. ] (Mo!e) (Mac) JOaiiiels-Williams Ins. 106 S. Second St. . 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Right now America'* more than 400 independent electric light and power companies are planning and building to have twice as much electricity for you by 1965. These companies can have this power ready when you need it because they don't have to wait for an act of Congress — or for a cent of tax money — to build the plants. The same experience, imagination and enterprise that electrified the nation in a single life- 'time are at work shaping your electric future. That's why in the yeari to come, as in the past, you will benefit mott when you are served by independent compuiiei like th» out. Ark-Mo Power Co. months at Brooke Army Hospital convalescing from injuries received in 3 tavern fight. He said when he returned . to Lackland, his old outfit had been transferred along with his records and personal belongings. After three days of futile checking, a lieutenant told Oarcia to go home and said the Air Force would get in touch with him In several days. 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