The Paris News from Paris, Texas on October 11, 1960 · Page 12
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The Paris News from Paris, Texas · Page 12

Paris, Texas
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Tuesday, October 11, 1960
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12—. THE PARIS NEWS, TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 1960 TRUMAN IN TEXARKANA Same Old Harry: He Blisters GOP By BILL THOMPSON . '. .Managing Editor TEXARKANA — The salty, old retired farmer from Missouri took the Republicans to the Democratic woods h e d here Monday, and administered a sound campa i g n spanking. Nobody objected. Form e r President Harry Truman was among friends—ncarjy 700 staunch Democrats who paid from S10 to $50 per plate to sttend Q First Congressional District rally. Old Harry, 76 and white- thatched, hasn't cooled h i s fiery tongue. He stuck to the script handed the press before the luncheon but spiced it with more than a little Missouri color that drew repeated cheers from the partisan crowd. "If this nation elects a Republican president again," he vowed with 3 pound i n g fist, "then it deserves just wlrjt it's going to get. Another eight years of this Republican administration, and the U.S. will bo bankrupt.'' Congressman Wright P a t- man, beaming over the support his First District Democrats have given hon o r e d guests during the current campaign, set the stage by introducing Truman as "t h e greatest living president this country has today." Truman took it from there. The sharp-tongued old warhorse from Missouri promptly congratulated the First D i strict on its good judgment in keeping Wright Patman in the Congress of the l) n i ted States for 32 years. "You know November 8th is the day on which we must turn the Republicans out of Ihe White House," he opened up. "They don't actually vacate the premises until next January 20th. They have to have some time to pack up, but November 8ih is the day when we are going to ser v e notice on them that their lease on the White House has run out. Truman lashed the Republicans for their "Alice In Wonderland" kind of government which never seems to come true. "Nobody ever expected the Republicans to do anything for the farmers," he challenged, "because everybody know they were more interested in the profits of the processors and middlemen." Pounding away at his "I told you so" theme, Truman reminded the D e m fl- orals of his repeated warnings in 1952 that the Republicans wouldn't carry out their promises. He cited them for quite a propaganda job, then pointed to the poor record they have accumulated. He heaped some reference to the increased national deficit onto the charges aga i nst the Republicans, tossed in the military weaknesses which have developed since the GOP Look office, and cited some quotes from General John Medaris and General Maxwell Taylor to support this. ''President Eisenhower has appointed more CP.Vs than any previous President. . .But he replaced the leaders with them. Now we have a lot of record - keeping but little leadership." "We must have leadership which we haven't had for eight years." Truman fairly shouted to the packed Texarkana College Student Center. "We must have leaders that believe in America. We must have leaders that believe America can do all that is required for the people of the United Styles and the free world. We must have leadership that believes we can move forward promptly and efficiently. "You will get this kind of leadership only when the Democratic Party is in control of the whole government in Washington. And that, my friends, is why it is absolutely necessary for you to go out and work for the election of Senator John Kennedy and Senator Lyndon Johnson for the two highest and most efficient offices in the world— President and Vice President. . ." The Paris area was well represented at the luncheon. Among those present from Paris proper were Leighton Cornett, Harold Hodges, Francis Frank, Dub King, Bill Thompson and Hugh King. From Texarkana, the fast- moving Missourian took off for San Antonio and an appearance there later in the day. One of his executive assistants of presidential days, Dave Stowe, was with the ex- president. "We'll be at home only a couple of days between now and the election," he explained. "Harry is going to do some real campaigning. Paris Mail Contributes To New National Record il volume in the Paris area contributed to a new national record of nearly 64 billion pieces of mail, including a billion pieces of parcel post, during the fiscal year 1960 ended last June 30, P o s t- master Mark Hodges said. Based on advance information from the Annual Report of the Post Office Department, which has been made available to Postmaster Hodges, it was revealed that the present day figures represent an increase of 25 per cent over the 1953 volume which totaled 50.9 billion pieces. This increase, along with a sharp discontinuance of m a i 1- carrying trains in recent years, has helped foster a complete revolution in postal transportation including far more extensive use of highway vehicles, he said. Locally, the transportation pattern for Paris has changed from train transportation to complete service by trucks and air, Hodges pointed out. "Here in Paris the total number of motor vehicle units regularly in operation is 14 as compared to eight in 1953," Hodges said. Hodges concluded that there have been literally scores of organization changes during the past seven years and that each one of them is directed toward the more efficient and more economical operation of the Post Office Department. Last year 556 Candians lost then- lives in fires. Of that number "3 were children. Bill Eoglebarger Wants to se« you about recappinc your smooth Uresl Bills' Tir« & Battery Serv. 137 ClarksvilU SU4-3354 Station Wagon Proves Purchase Repository LOCKPORT, N. Y. W) — His station wagon is becoming a repository for other people's purchases, Douglas Stuart complained to police. He returned to his car recently, he explained, to find two rolls of heavy duty rope and a claw bar inside. A few months earlier, he discovered $45 worth of groceries in the car. Stuart said he located the owner of the groceries. Now he'd like to find the owner of the rope and tool. How To Hold FALSE TEETH More Firmly in Place Do your false teeth annoy and embarrass by slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, laugh or talk? Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH on your plates. This alkaiiue (non-acid I powder holds false teeth more firmly and more comfortably. No summy Kooey. pasty taste or feeling. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEETH today at any drug counter. NOTICE STORE CLOSED ALL DAY WEDNESDAY Watch Tomorrow's Paper For Our Big ANNIVERSARY SALE Dixon Furniture Co. TAKES STAND — RATHER CUP — Butch, a three- month-old pedigreed Chihuahua, took to his cup to let all know where he stands in the Presidential campaign. Butch leaves no doubts as to who lie is cup standing for. Butch belongs to Miss Claudine Zinke of Houston. (AP Wirepholo) VACANCIES EXIST Paris Guard Units Seek More 'Take Six' Members Young men of the Paris area were reminded this week by the Paris National Guard units that vacancies exist in aJl four Paris units. Special emphasis is be i n g placed by the Paris units on the "Take Six" program in which new recruits take six months active duty In e n spend the remainder of their military obligation in the National Guard. .Some oO members of the Paris units have either taken the six months' active duty or are waiting to take it. High school seniors who enlist now can delay their reporting date for active d u ty " training until June of 1961. This enables them !o receive valuable training prior to going to six months' active duty, and -also gives them an early start on their military obligation. A number of Lamar County youths have enlisted in the units recently under this program. When young men "Take Six" with the Nat i o n a 1 Guard, they spend six months in the Active Army. \V hen they complete the six-month basic training program, they return to their home and to their hometown unit of the National Guard. Here they continue to perfect their military skills on the basic of 48 drills, plus two weeks ol field training, annually. U. S. Army training centers where National Guardsmen may he sent for their bas i a training include Fort Dix, N, .7., Fort Jackson, S. C., Fort Knox, Ky., Fort Leon a r d Wood, Mo., and Fort 0 r d, Calif. Most Paris Guardsmen have gone to Fort Knox or Fort Leonard Wood. After completion of Army basic training, the Guardsman returns home, to his job, or back to school or college with no further interruptions. How long they remain active Guardsmen depends on their age when they join the ''Take Six" program. If a Guardsman enters six- months 1 training between the age of 17 and 18, he returns to serve three years in his local outfit. He is then eligible for transfer to standby Reserve for the remaining four and one-half years of his military obligation. In other words, enlisting in the "Take Six" at 17 means it is possible to finish his Ready Reserve service at 20',^ years of age. If a Guardsman is over 18!i but not yet 26 when he en- 'lists in the Guard and takes six months' active duty, he serves five and one half years in his home town unit and thus fulfills his military obligation. The Guardsmen have a wle choice of training in the four Paris units. The Paris units are Headquarters Battery, Service Battery, Battery A and Battery C. Further information may b* obtained by contacting Capt. Stanley Pilgrim or CWO John M. Lowery of Headquarters Battery, Capt.- Bill Thompson or Master Sgt. Bill Locke of Battery C, Capt. J. H. Prica or CWO Lewis Smith of Service Battery, or Capl. Way n * Lowe or CWO Ed Parker of Battery A. The units are stationed at Camp Maxcy. The next scheduled drill for the units is Sunday, September 23, They currently are spending two Monday night and one Sunday drill per month at Camp Maxey. Prospective Guardsmen may come out and visit at any scheduled drill, or contact representatives of the units during the week. ANNOUNCING NEW '61 LARK WITH PERFORMABILITY PERFORMANCE SO EXCITING YOU HAVE TO DRIVE IT TO BELIEVE IT! Ne-vv Siudebalcer system of coordinated engineering advances makes possible all-around performance unknown in compact motoring before. It's called "Performability"; it's exclusive to the '61 Lark; and it means: A new kind of power. The all-new Lark Skybolt Six, a 1 12 HP engine with huge overhead ralves and 8.5 compression ratio, delivers tremendous thrust with each piston stroke. Result—phenomenally rapid getaway, instant emergency acceleration at higher speeds. A new kind of response. New Lark automatic transmission delivers an immediate, smooth surge of power from the engine at any speed—without loss or lag. A new kind of driving security. New Lark steering and suspension system with coil springs and stabilizer bar provides exceptional control and stability. Corner and the wheel returns to straight-ahead by itself... quickly, smoothly, safely. It's all so ne\v, so great you have to drive The Lark to believe it! And so much else that's new and welcome. Oval steering wheel; larger brakes; full circle visibility; lowered hood. Graceful, lowlinc styling; new luxury, elegance, roominess—more than sixty advances in all. And the new Lark drives like no other car you've ever had! Try it Perforniability! AT LOWER PRICES PLUS 12,000 Mli-E-U MONTH WARRANTY YOU'lLWBTODRrrEITJVBBLrgVBIT-NSW'61J/7* M~t ^1 BYSTUDEBAKEB 7 Body styles including new longer 11-3 in. *be«toase Cmiser "Wide power choice up (o 225 hp V-3 • Visit your Dealer today. MRK GtASS MOTORS 2425 LAMAR AYE.

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