The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1952 · Page 1
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ILYU—wo. sea THE DOU2NANT NEWSPAPER Of ftythtvUle Courier BlfthevlU* Daily Kw» COURIER NEWS AHT ARJCANBAfl &vn a™r«. «..„« A.. Baker States AMD 'Stockpile'Decision Made 'Informally' By LEON HATCH '* » , ^ T ' rL ? ROCK < AP >-A decision for extension of •tockpilmg of road materials in the Ft. Smith District was made at an informal conference of Arkansas Highway com missionprs and others, tl)e Highway Audit Commission was told today. Murry Files Suit Against Secretary LITTLE ROCK (/ft- Ally. Gen. Ike Murray today filed a suit accusing Gov. Me Math's executive secretary and a member of the 1 Arkansas Highway Commission with "diversion and misapplication.^! state funds. (Related story on rage 3.) Inside Today's Courier Hews ... Grid Yanks wilt move to Dallas . . . sports . . . Page 6. . . . Arkansas News Briefs . . . F»je !. . . . Blytheville Personalities . . . ~ Fred S. (Rock) S»llb» . . . Page 4. tt . . . Hollywood's gorgeous throw• bKk . . . Shelley Winters . . . Pa«« 7. . . . Society . . . Page 2. . . . Markets . . . Page 10. Tail Challenges Ike' in Primary 3fNewHampshire State Pinpointed As Testing Ground For GOP Hopefuls By The AwMiated An op«n challenge by Senator Robert A. Taft today, pinpointed little New, Hampshire >s the .first testing ground for Republican pres- ^dential hopefuls.' 'i The Ohio senator said he wofolc ' not uk his backers to withdraw hi» name Irom the New .Hampshire presidential preference pri- Jnarj—first in the nation—despite the fact that he'Considers factors In New Hamphire "unfavorable" to Efeenhower Entered ' ; Ctentnl Dwlght D. Eisenhower already has been entered in the New Hampshire primary, set for March 11. "Win, lose or draw," Taft said ki hii statement. "I feel I should permit the preference vote to be taken in New Hampshire.' It wa» likely that Harold E. Btassen, another top presidenlial hopeful, would Join In the New Hampshire race. Stassen's name was entered yesterday. He had until < p. m. (CST) rorl»y to decide whether to withdraw. Taft Observes "Pledge In mentioning unfavorable factors hi New Hampshire, Taft observed that "the political machine, of the •present state administration i; openly pledged to Gen. Eisenhower.' This was a reference to Gov Sherman Adams, Senator Tobey and other New Hampshire Republican leaders who have announced for the general. Taft said he would not only chal lenge Eisenhower Intthe presidential preference contest but that he would also seek pledged delegates in New Hampshire. 11 Delejates to Go That slate will send only 14 delegates to the GOP nominating convention in Chicago. Yesterday. Democrats talked of entering President Truman and Sen See EISENHOWER Page 10 Weather Arkansas fortta;!; Fair and little warmer this afternoon and tonight WARMER Thursday partly cloudy and warmer, Missouri forecast: Fair today becoming partly cloudy tonight and Thursday: warmsr; high today 30- In 20s, Minimum this morning—is. Maximum yesterday—34 Sunset today—5:27. Sunrise tomorrow— 6.59 Precipitation 2\ hours to 7 t in today—None. Total since Jan. 1—4.44 Mean temperature (midway between high and lew)—26 Normal rnea January—39.9. Thfc imt L«t Year Minimum this-morning—to Maximum yesterday—21 Precipitation January 1 to date —*,&&, Testimony was given yesterday that of some $525,000 worth of materials stockpiled in 1950, about 5300,000 was in District Four Ft Smith District, one of 10 into which the state is divided. Former Highway Director J c Baker said today that the stockpiling was requested by a former district engineer named Manlcy who was not otherwise Identified.' Baker Gives Recollection Baker said it was his recollection that the Informal conference was attended by Manlcy, Highway Commissioners Roy Martin of Ft. Smith and Truman Baker ol Searcy by Fell Vaughan, North Little Rock contractor, Henry Woods. Gov. McMath's executive secretary, by himself and possibly others. Testimony was given yesterday that Arkansas stone and Oravel Co., which is owned by Vaughan sold about $245.000 worth of the total 5525,000 of the stockpiled materials. , Baker said the conference followed but was not a part of a regular Highway Commission meeting. Was Action Ratified? He was asked if the action was ratified by the commission. He replied he believed It was, but that commission minutes did not so reflect. Baker was asked If he recalled n memorandum from Chief- Highway Engineer A. E. Johnson questioning advisability of the extensive stockpiling in the Ft. Smith district. Johnson testified- yesterday to such a memorandum, and the document itself was introduced in evidence. Baker said he did'not recall the memorandum and had'been unable to find a copy, but that Jt was entirely possible that Johnson had .discussed the matter with him. ..The former 'director also was questioned about 66 negotiated contracts which the commission was told yesterday had oeen let during the four-year period cmtr- ed by. the audit. Baker said that he was uncertain whether all ,;the 6fi actually 'were negotl a teffrcoXtrn ot s,- • t hjt t r*r.- -.^n tracts which were agreed to by iiic parties without competitive bidding. He said he would have to check the list before making a positive statement, but that he believed many nf the contracts were for supplying gravel on which price quotations had been asked.. ; Contracts Were "Advisable" ^Hc said the negotiated contracts in cases of »«.u m.>vji i n;j-_->.'Cupper Jacoway asked if Baker believed"'that a road repair would constitute a proper emergency often were advisable emergency. HAC "It would if you lived on the oth- armistice. er side of a mudhole," Baker re- ~ plied. The Commission yesterday heard testimony that: 1. Highway commission records fail to show authorization or approval of the department's spending about $525,000 for stockpiling materials during 1050. .Z On June 30, 1951, the High- Kay Department hart about S362,- 500 worth of the roart building materials slill on hand, with one slockpile containing crushed rock sufficient for 7-1/2 years. m Die materials to the state. 5. Purchase of the materials was not made on bid and consequently' the state paid a higher price for .the items. if. K. "Exhorhitanl profits werr by the principal vendors" of clhc materials. •f 1. Olher agencies purchase stone S« HIGHWAY Page 10 * * * , ARXANSAg AMD BOXmiEAST MISflOlTRI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY. JANUAR^Z NEW NAVAL COMMANDER— U. S. Admiral Lynde D. McCor- mlck has been named supreme commander of Western naval forces in the North Atlantic, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization announced today, according to the Associated Press. McCor- Jnick presently is commander of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet, His NATO command will extend up to but will not Include the coastal area of the British Isles, under an agreement reached by President Truman and Prime Minister Winston Churchill during church- ill's recent visit to the United States. (AP Photo.) Ohio River Rolls South; Worst Is Believed 'Over' Sub-Freezing Weather Clips Feet Off Crests Expected in Flood Area PORTSMOUTH, O IVr — The flood crest 'of the Ohio River rolled toward this South-central Ohio city today, but U was believed the worst was over. Temperatures far below freezing clipped off several feet from expected crests. Towns which had anticipated extensive damage went unscathed. Upstream the Hood had caused 8.000 to 10,000 to flee their homes. Ten were dead or missing. The river crested yeslerday at Marietta. O.. where about one-third of the business district and scattered residential areas were Inun- daled. 8 Feel Above Flood L«vel A few miles downstream from Marietta at Parkersburg. W. Va., the river crested at 44.36 feet, more than eight feet above Hood stage, late yesterday afternoon. At both Marietta Rotation Okayed By Reds in Twin Parley Reversal Chinese Will Join In Administering of Truce, They State By ROBERT TUCKMAN' M.UNSAN, Korea, (/pj — Communist negotiators in a double reversal today agreed to the Allies rotating 25,000 troops' a' month during an armistice and said Chinese would Join in admiplsterlng the de-mili- ' tamed zone.. , / ...,-'-,. Reds.; halkedt." totter •• at .rtraints on'riiovirig th'eir."troops secretly into'thrcatening concentrations during art armistice. -- • Previously the Communists had agreed to rotating only 5,000 U. N. troops. TJie Allies are Asking for 75,000 a month. : j ' ' :.'• . Yesterday the, Reds: Indicated the Chinese would take no'part in civil administration of'the northern half of a buffer zone during, an armistice. Today they reversed it. All these attions were taken by staff officers working their wav slowly through an 58-page Allied draft of a plan for supervising an The Reds objected to two security proposals: 1. That bolh sides refrain from concentrating troops and guns in '•> niar.ULT to threaten the other side. 2. Both sides to report weekly the exact location of all major ground, naval and air unils. In a TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS . ENI!> Of T *'E KOAII—U. s. Route 31A, main road between indian- and Parkers- apolls and Louisville, comes tr an abrupt end in flood waters from the ' Soon after midnight the river's rise Beanie to a near-halt at Pomeroy and Middleport, O.. some 35 miles below Pakersburg. The entire business section of Pomeroy had been invaded by the flood walcrs but most homes escaped. Only Basements Flondtd Two miles further down, at Middleport, a crest of about 51 feet was reached and only basements and a few homes In low-lying areas were flooded. About 18 miles downstream, Gal- Hpolls prepared for "Isolation" as flood waters cut off all roads leading to and from the city. The town itself, one of the highest along the river, was not flooded. Portsmouth and neighboring New Boston, O.. were, protected behind a flood wall that meant safety up to 77 feet of water. About 250 families in lowlands evacuated In the area. Tributary Streams Halted Many tributary streams halted earlier alter colder weather in some areas averted serious damage. Unofficial refugee toll in Central Ohio, was 2,000 to 3,000. Clean-up work was well under way at East Liverpool, .Stratum, Empire, Brilliant, and Sleiibenville, .O.. • and '• Wheeling, Nevj . Cumberland and Wellsburg, \V. 'Va., where trie muddy waters 'had claimed their heaviest destruction. At Marietta. O., city officials planned to lift the state of emergency by noon today, permitting business to reopen. "-. m a nei»hbortnir tent at Pan *' as taken to the ° rticc ot Dr ' J ° e munjom. a U. N. spokesman said a H " ghe - 5 B ' he , re he dicd a shorl ttaie North Korean general showed a cr'it """ leal and sarcastic interest In tl after arrival. Mr. Webb was a former book- Allied plan for exc . . keoper for about six years for the . NuckolstL, P. Bowden Company at Joiner scheduled for tomorrow night is Ke is survived by hk wite Robinson School pupils under the ., Little Rock sold most Chinese Repel Allied Attacks SEOUL. Korea '/p,—Allied raiders lotlny fought through slush and mud on Ihe Western Korean Front See CEASE-FIRE-Vise 1 10 : and White rivers at the .. boat at the end of the pavement is one of a fleet of river craft used to remove more than zs.fnmHKs from their homes, in other flooded regions the rampaging Ohio river, which already hud flooded out 8000 persons and caused several oeaths, was held down a bit by freezing temperatures. <-<-""a Indignant Pedestrian Pays Toll After Circle Swim in Ohio River HUNTINOTON, W. Va. W) _ Husky James M. Mooney shoved a nickel at toll-taker Azel Ramcy on the Ohio River bridge nnd demanded: "Now are you satisfied?" The pay-off completed a wet 20-nille. 20-hour circle for the 33- yenr-old 'North Kenova, o., steelworker. It began Monday night when Mooney, admitting he hsd "had a few." refused to pay his pedestrian toll because he didn't like the way Ramey asked for it He Jumped into (he flood-swollen river when police, called by Ramey, chnsert him to the middle of the brldsc. The river was loo rough for the Hie rescue sqund jo put out a boat and i.t was assumed Mooney had drowned. Late yesterday, Mooney explained to Detective Chief Herman Prazier that he. came to the surface five blocks downstream and began swimming. The stenm- boat George T. Price, on Its • way to Cincinnati, picked him up Stage Nearly Set Here •Die stage was nearly set Mere today for the "nio'ihcrs' March" to be conducted in Blytheville tomorrow night In a city-wide house-to-house lor funds for the March of Dimes campaign. Charles Webb Dies in Osceola Joiner Insurance Man Suffers Sudden Attack OSGTOLA — Charles B. Webb, about 55. Joiner insurance man, died in a doctor's office at 9:15 a.m. tcday after suffering an apparent heart attack in the oflice of the •> State Revenue Department here. * ive tomorrow night will ,be & Following the attack. Mr. Webb btnetn card Party at 1:30 at the as taken to the office of Dr. Joe H . ot( r 1 NoWc under the sponsorship ; t »iThe "Mother's March"'wili begin ^ ^ "P- ^- tomorrow and will end : an hour later. The fire siren atop City Hall will signal the beginning and end of the drive. About 300 women will participate in the drive hei-e. Each has been allotted 10 homes to canvass. Resl-j dents have been asked by drive officials to leave their porch lights on for the drive. Joining the din to announce the i beginning of the "March" will be i the city's volunteer firemen, who gro phase of the campaign. Thirty [•' conduct, n ~.^.. Negro residential districts" from "7 women nlso "Mother's March' will sirens will cruise the city blaring. Also boosting the polio fund ol the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League. All types ol card games will be played and gross proceeds will go to the March of Dimes. Third March of Dimes activity a one-year agreement with Com immlsl Hungary this week to barte Iranian oil for Hungarian macliln cry and manufactured goods. Ke is survived by his wite Mrs. Kooinson fachooi pupils under the Christine Higginbotham Webb o[ direction of Hattie Oatcs. A tea Joiner. will be held after the playlet. Baker's Son Borrowed $2,000 From Contractor for Schooling T.7T"I~T C 1 or\f-ftr , T*. w_ . •'"•', LITTLE HOCK (.^--Former Highway Director j. c. Baker testified today his son borrowed $2.000 from Fell Vaughn, North Little Rock contractor, to complete' his education at the University of Arkansas Baker told the Highway Audit Commission that Vaughn was a rel " " he eXMt not staled) and former partner. "Jf I needed money now, I'd prob- ahly go lo him for it." Baiter said The loans— there were :hem — were covered by two ol Interest — - — "J lllh«Jl£3k >eanr)s notes which were introduced at'the hearing. The transactions were brought out while Baker was being questioned about a reportedly negotiated contract (one which was arrived at ,,., u ,„„,_ ^D, without competitive bids, under mean temperature for wh ich Vaughn repaired a section of 9-9 highway near Morrllton. for 163,824 In February 1950. Two checks drawn lo James Carl Baker were inlroduced. 28. 19^9, was.$752.80. 'ilvo notes executed at about the Joiner. Funeral arrangements were ...complete at noon today. Swift Funeral Home of Osceola is In charge. Court- Awards $1,425 Judgment A judgment for $1,425 was awarded 1. B. Parkhurst in Circuit Court here today in his suit against J. p. Holland to collect a debt. The case was submitted to the court, and the Judgment was handed down by Judge Zal B. Harrison. When court recessed at noon today, a Jury was hearing a suit lor -. „.„ nv rtuuu( , ule uaVi a J UI y was p eaTln g a SU ^ fQJ. same date as the checks also wereiSG,285 brought by Cecil L, Earls introduced The larger was $1,250; j against H. E. Long. The suit seeks the other for S7t>0. Both were pay-! enforcement of a contract In a land able within specilled periods alter transaction. completion of James Carl Baker's ln »"'>>n yesterday, a Jury reeducation, and called for Iwo pcr' lllrncd a <<=rdict lor the defendant cent Interest. [ in a suit for S315 brought by James J. C. Baker, whose fir.=l name Is i ? rcncn »B a '"st Meyers Bakery Jay. idenllfled ' - • i c,nmnanv =<s ih= ,.=.,ii «f . — -, Car, Baker as j^ wreck Judgment a car- was found tor the .-,j ... .. juogmeni was found tor I said that alter the Iransac- ! plaintiff yesterday for S350 in » °I ,!!' e *"«"«! ""t on a promissory note l.l.d by of ."he in the ered on ihr lered on the , a sory noe lue of the checks and: iiovlc Henderson against Following ihls will be a report meeting ot all workers in the Ne- Keck and Partlow Hot Law Partners O. E. Keck and H. G. Partlow are not partners In a law lirm although both represent Blytheville Propane Company in a Circuit Court case In which Mrs. Willie Floy McCormlck is seeking *H1.COO damage?. Mr. Partlow pointed out thi,-, morning after reading an article about the case In yesterdays courier News. Iran Will Trade Oil to Hungary Nation Announces It Will Sign Peer Later This Week im, • i - mncni has announced It will sign continued. Mossadegh's govcrn- nud rcfin- Mohammed lent took ries of ti .Must B; HalificH The Iranian and Hungarian Par- lamcnts must ratify the pact before It Is effective. A new Iranian Parliament now is being ejected In drawn-out, balloting. Other Communist countries Including Poland and Czechoslovakia also been reported dickering Petitioners Oppose Reactivation of Air Base at Blytheville 40 Signatures Are Reported On One Circulated Document lW«.v«r n an BlodieU Hid at 1:30 p.m. City Council wu to >wel at 3 p.m. today to consider a proposed resolution, a mjrwled letter of Intent," .latin, the part Blythevlllo U W uiin, u> pUy In letting the bait here reactivated. By HAROLD NANCE (Courier Ne»> Staff Writer) Petitions are being circulated here today in which s dissent ciiid disapprove 11 of tirono^prl ronM fi?af!»« the former Blytlieville Army Air Base. ' leactlva t'«i (in,, ntVl 0 ? 1 1° signa }, Llres were reported to be on a peti- lioji at 61 Implement Company and about 12 were on on* being circulated by Joe Linhcnich, he said this, „ oi-nL One more copy ot the petition was * „ moining. One more copy ot the petition was said to be In circulation but the man who was reported to have It refused to comment when called by a. Courier News reporter this morning. Chamber oj Commerce President Max Logan'said he was surprised that some people.were opposing reactivation of the base now that the final decision was near when it had been no secret that for kii-o years an effort was being made to get it reactivated. "I think It would hurt the farmers, who are the backbone of our community." sau uob j^ Smith . ee m, mercan L half owner and office mannager at voted unanimously - ..» 61 Implement Ccmpany. Mr. Smith said he wns not a leader In "ihe movement but he signed a petition and "felt I wouldn't be a good citizen if I didn't express my sincere opinion." Sees Drain on Farm Labor "Getting the base prepared would dram the labor supply from the farms." Mr. Smith said. irms. Mr. smith said. Imoiiilv in t, '—•"•'"• ™ L>:U "nan. "There is already a shortage of he ±t B0 „ °' I mollon that labor and government price., for la- reacUva ta an ' CCOrd " " W ° r " 1 * bor^ during rebuilding of the base the chamber's could not be met by farmers." Mr, ®P vT'VfjK „- ~»t tb» clamor-" for reactivation . is coming from a small percentage of the and Mr Smith said he would like to see a vote cr poll of thc people to get a aoiurnte nubile opinion." Ir. Logan said, in a p elent, ", . . one of Mayor Dan principle pro - election to 8 p. ni. tomorrow. Susie Cum- B ;°^ M ' ! - Principle pre-election mlngs is in charge of Ihe "March" p ' ntro " n P'anfci wns that he would • ' give the Chamber active cooperation in its \efforts to reactivate the base. The vote (lor Mnycr Blodgett) I consider the voice of the people expressing approval (of reactivation)." , Mr. Smith, In explaining why hp signed a petition opposing reactivation cf tht base, said, "judging Irom the, proposed letter of inlent. it ."cenw the city would assume some financial outlay, the way 1 Interpret II." Giles City Money Shortage „„,,„. "I remember the city hart trouble ir.i-iKftN, Iran (Apt—Iran's gov- meeting Us expenses last year," he one could be found who would admit being a leader of the inovc- i- mcnt lo ucl names on petition.-, Those who would discuss it said "It Thi- naV i , in t .i 6V ™ 1 "- i nose who would discuss it sad "it Ir" an nil Ih, " r5t l ° 5cn<J was " •"P°'>'««ous decision by a VM » , Mllce Premiw bunch of us." Max Walters, parts manager at 61 Implement Company, and a of a petition, gave as his reasons: 'The schools now and more are loo crowded too . for Iran's oil. No Value s Set Thc government's announcement set no value on the goods to be traded. Mclthcr did It explain how the oil products can be transported to Hungary In face of a boycott of Iranian oil shipments by Western nations who control most of the world's tankers. overtax educational facili- ES. "A miiifnry installation would be detrimental for the morality of the mlty. 'The financial aid uouW not be worth thc (rouble—a factory would be worth more. "After reading the obligations the city of Blytheville wns being asked to throw on the poor taxpayer, I decided It was too much. cently and an Air Force delegation was here last week in moves de See AFR BASE Pane ID Egypt May Join Mid-Eastern Defense • , n actors books «*; count, judgment for the plaintiff , ugment for the plaint royalty payments for Income tax > was found in the amount of $600 purposes. Baker said that he paid i -- - By AI.Bl'RN D. WEST CAIRO. Egypt MV-An Egyptian foreign -office spokesman Indicated today Egypt would Join a Middle East Defense Command if her cur- vent dispute with Brilaln Is solved to this country's satisfaction. ' Thc spokesman said this was Iho '.'personal impression" of the new premier. Aly Maber Pasha: "If the other parls of the F.gyplian case me dealt wllh satisfactorily a suit on ac- ' from (he Egyptian viewpoint. Egypt larger note and larger check, and ^u/SLSfc. 1 - r«w-£ r,r „•„" r= r ^« J. F. Gardner forfeited a $12475 Egypt's attitude toward this question. as well as toward all other aspects of the Egyptian case." Ambassadors Are Mel The new strong man premier met with Ambassadors of the four powers which October proposed that Egypt Join the West in a Middle East pact to defend the Suez ish ambassadors were also schedule. Canal Though the western embassies said the envoys' calls were only the courtesy visits usually made on a new government head, they came Maher •ml few hours would naturally consider such participation favorably. Principle Is Outlined puu s v n .cw nuurs £,u/:r Maher "Thc principle of participation of I Pasha told the London News Chron- Egypt In a defensive Middle East lrl(1 1n *~- lT >***-' >i '"" * v -« >" — pact In the framework of the charter of the United Nations Is part of the whole Egyptian case. •The National Frnnt Rovrnimciil I . .,* ,„„..,-. ,„,,„:„ ,, » Kn wl-i'h- is now un-'cr formation at U. s. Ambassador Jefferson Caf- Icle In ar, Interview r.hat "I „,„ ready to discuss a Middle East command with the four powers." Premier Meets C»ffcrj The Premier talked wllh In tht TYOnch envoy. These lour powers offtied last October to include Egypt, In the proposed defense command. The offer was turned down Immediately by the government of Premier Mn.Mapha Nahas Pasha, who was ousted from ofllce Sunday bv King Farouk. The round of talks came Just one day after British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden told the House of Commons he believed it possible to agree with Egypt on a settlement which "satlsties the legitimate national aspirations of the Egyptian people, and »t the same lime does . . massaor efferson Cat- not irmiarrti,,, ivT ,"T" Uit moment will have U, decide i lttj/ . Half an hour iaUr h^ called j } r cVworTd." **"" J Legion Favors Base Re-Opening Unanimous Vote Gives Post's Support to Reactivation Move Members of Dud Ca«on Pn f the American Legion last " light of the Blytheville air ictlvation base. At the weekly meeting of the »st In the Legion Hut, Worth oiaer, manager of the Chamber of Commerce addressed the Legionnaires briefly on plans for the're- -tivntloii of (he base and asked ie post's supporjt. - ' Legionnaires present votel unan. its support to ^?^ S^mbTformer AUb ^ ma >^~~~ ~'- the post here, spoke to Hy on -the ne- con- versal Military Training uu. He said that Alabama congressmen have pledged support of UMT a ,", , effor!ji to defea t the Veterans Administration legislation. Mr. Sallba was commander o[ Dud Casoj] Post in l»24 and 1925 Tiie Legionnaires also heard a r'e- hcld P " th DlsWct meeting Leonard w. Moody of Mari- annn, Arkansas representative on ™H, ,r Bloll ' s nal i°nal executive committee, was principal speaker. Methodists Add 72 Members During Mission Molhodhl' churches In Blvthe ville added n people to their rolls dltrni-- a ten-dry United Evange- Misslon that ended Sunday n"mh!" B to [i «"res tabulated this M^T'i'i 6 '\"f Io " i " c ' ll|[ictl churches in North Arkansas Conference and a large part of the Little Rock Conference of the Methodist Church Ministers from Louisiana and South Arkansa, joined local pastors in the ten-day program of visitation and Ir.iminj. Almost G.COO commitments were reported throughout the Mission and about 225,000 people attended religious services in (he area, the Rev. -toy I. Bag ley, jmtor of First Methodist Church here a -id a leader in the Mission, reported. First Methodist-reported 51 com- mllmciie.5. Lake street Methodist 7 commitments, and Wesley Memorial Methodist, 14 commitments. , i utciGCQ 11 was too much" "iv^.u^..^, ^ vuniniitmems. Chamber of Commerce and City Thc Mlssi °n here was part of a :ticlals were In Washington re- n »''°n»l evangelistic program in — --•—t,.-"oi.i*. n which ministers from one area help ministers Tram another area in tlielr activities on a reciprocal basis. State's March Draft Call: 371 LITfLE ROCK (AP>—Selective i VILC ni'iitn envoy. . ui i i uc. K<JUK (APf—Selective Talks with the British and Turk- S^'v'ce announced today tnac Ar- 1 lint- "w«m,t,v« HJMOJI 111 it I, f\I- on his karisa 5' March draft quota is 311 men. LITTLE LIZ— The girl •KTIO con set o moo o-quiver shouldn't have much difficulty shaking him down. <l; : Nl»

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