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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1982 Kefauver to Flip Coon skin in Ring? Hell Say Today Tennessee Senator Calls News Conference To Disclose Intention WASHINGTON (API—Politicians here loofc for Sen. Kefauver of D- Tenn to illp his cocmskin campaign r^cap into the ring today in a formal bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. (S« picture on Pace The lanky one-time chairman of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee scheduled a news conference at '3 p.m. EST and said nothing in advance to knock down reports he would announce his candidacy. "I definitely am going to disclose mylntentions," Kefauver told a reporter. Name Entered in Illinois Supporters already have entered Kefauver's name in the April 8 Illinois presidential primary, where Ben. Brlen McMahon D-Conn also will be a contestant, Noting McMahon's entry in that prim ary. ' Kefauver commented "Competition is a fine thing." and said the development "should make for a race in fine spirit." That sounded to politicians like Kefauver was getting ready to make i 1 official. The Tennesseean described McMahon as "a good friend and an able man." "No Credence** in Keporis '' Reports persisted that McMshoi ^wns in the Illinois race as part of a •'move by backers of President Tru man to counter Kefauver. Kefau ver has said, however, he places "n . credence" in such reports. Mr. Truman still is keeping ev erybody guessing- on whether h will seek another term Pending an nouneement of his decision, th President's friends reportedly ar trying to round up support for hi: —or a candidate of his choosing— In such states as Illinois and Min nesota. Bt/TTHRTTLLl! PAGE THREE AND A17" ADMIRAL TELEVISION SET TO BE GIVEN AWAY! v KINO OF THE FIRE PLUG— Not all dogs use a fire plug for the same purpose. Take Mr. Nick here. He sits on this one in Angeles all rtay 1 and just watches the world go by. He doesn't allow other dogs near his hydrant and even resents people leaning against his perch. A month ago Mr. Nick kept hydrant painters at hay until his owners, Charles and Ralph V'mg, called him off. (AP Wlrepho(o) Sub-Zero Cold , Hits Mid West By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sub-zero cold spread over wide areas of the Midwest today and snow, ice and strong winds hit areas from the Rockies to New England. The Dakot'as and Western Minnesota dug out from a blizzard that nearly paralyzed transportation. Snowplow crews worked overnight in the biting cold to open the snow-drifted roads in the Blizzard Belt. Methodist Terms Beer Urges Ban from Any UMT Camp WASHINGTON (AP)—A Metho- dlet bishop today termed beer an "insidious enemy" and urged complete prohibition in any camps used for Universal Military Training UMT. Bishop Wilbur E. Hammaker said In a statement prepared 'for the House Armed Services Committee that 3.2 percent beer "iV'not' ^uch an innocent little beve»g« ;»s". some" jrtolks suggest and believe."'. ' He urged the committee to write Into a. UMT law prohibitions against making 3.2 per cent beer and liquor of any kind available in training camps, although beer of that strength is legally defined as non- Jntoxjcatlng. The bishop's statement was part of testimony by nine witnesses opposing UMT scheduled for today. Supporters testified earlier 1 . The committee is holding open hearings MI a proposal to begin some form of UMT this year. He urged the committee to cons ir !cr "the desolation and rn'n thai i y come to a soldier boy t . 3ugV tl:? beer-drinking habit." Donald W. Shriver Jr.. nationa chairman of the United Christian Youth Movement, said in anjthe: statement prepared for the commit' tie, that he opposed UMT on be half of over 10 million Protestan young people. "The integrity and digmty of th individual," he said, "is violated b ^the authoritarian system necessary Mai/man Is Retiring BLOOMINGTON. 111., <fl>)—After .3 winters as a mailman, V. Ray Smock, 68, is retiring. 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