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To City Subieribtri! If ysu fa!! te g«f yaup Star tetehefii 7*3431 by 6 p.m. Slid Q spedaf will deliver yauf paper, For Wtathtr Rtpdrtt See Column at BsHom el' Thfs WTHYEAR: VOL. NO, H3«, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SCPTCMIER 27,1958 M*mtr«h th» AlutiaM Pun t Abitlf 8u?»»u al A*. Ntf Paid Ctftl. 3 mat, ifldlfif Match 11 1 1«li - J,l« PRiCS Se Gales, Waves •Strike Central Carolinas By THE ASSOCIATED . MYfiTLfi SEACM, S.C, (API Gales and mammoth waved, forc» runners of hurricane Helens, struck the central Carollti&s coast' line before dawn today as the .Atorrn packing' 1 S'mlle-«ti»hotU' winds aimed for a landfall c>f- lieeted before noon (fiST) The weather Bureau said HP- lone al 7 a.m. (EST) was about 40 miles southeast of this beach resort, traveling in a northerly direction 10 lo 15 m.p.h, The advisory said this Would indicate that the big storm' center Would come ashore near or just northeast Of Myrtle Beach late % in the forenoon. <£ But as the storm's direction shifted slightly in the night, seaside points In North Carolina, especially in the Wilmington ttfea near the mouth of the Capo Fear .River, hurried emergency preparations. s Wrightsville Beach, 10 miles east of Wilmington, was flooded 'shortly after daylight, and at Carolina Beach, 18 miles southeast of Wilmington, waves nine to 10 feet high burst over a pier. Winds at •0lhe Carolina beaches then had at- laincd 70 m.p.h. velocities, just .five miles ah hour short of hurri- can force. Charleston, the South Carolina port city 85 miles to the south, had battened down in the night in preparation for Helene's main attack, but the storm's directional . shift permitted Charleston to c^s- capc the full force. Hurricane warnings, black and red bancrs, spanked in the winds (Unorlhward to North Carolina's treacherous Cape' HatCcras, coast- Jine and southward to Charleston. Bcachee along the 300-mile coast from Charleston to Cape Hattcras were largely deserted., Pentagon Soys Nationa lists Strong Enough By WARREN- ROG5RS JR. WASHINGTON (AP) 5 — The top- level Pentagon estimate today is tnat Nationalist China is strong enough to throw back any Red 1 Chinese .invasion attempt against Quemoy without help from U.S. combat forces. . Conversely, the Pentagon be- ^jioves there is no certainty that Nationalist aircraft could, knock out Rod-Runs on the China main |land if they tried, M This 'official assessment was ib'as3d on present circumstances, |!AuthorJUcs said it could change it *any of the factors changed—for JV example, if Red China went 'all out lo conquer Quemoy without regard to frightful military losses or the danger of touching-off'a''nu- clear war, < , f The estimate became Known as •the gloom pervading the Formosa Strait oriFJs for a month appeared to bo lifting 1 somewhat. Here were some of the- hopeful signs, although officials i'ruojy conceded that the crisis was far from over and that Red China could up* sot the situation by a reck"joss" act, 1 i, Thp Nationalist, government •on Formosa announced- the Red blockade of the pffg.hpro Quomoys was brokpn • U.§, officials wore g^ol quite that enthusiast!?, They •gald Quemoy' needs 4QO tons Pf supplies a'day and not that much is yet getting through the, artillery • raked beaches, still the drain" on C^uernQy's woW'Stopkpd. ~ r-ggprycs was (csspnpd, so was thp Naliorit iilisl pressure to sttnpH'ih.p nialn* land'ibosed guns whiph jrnppspd "the bJpgKadc, - - - g, Tjje-.Nationalists claimed, gg ••»! their jets, without los?ei,'§hQt clqwn JO'anfl ppssibj^ six more put W lOQ^Conamunjsi-jets, in INTERURBIA OF 1980—America's population Is growing rapidly, autos ate giving H Increasing- mobility; aided by the new Interstate Highway network. This combination ha* led to'predictions of a new kind of United States within the next generation — a land of great "strip- 1 cities, stretching along the highway arteries. Newsmap above, based on data Jrom Business'Horizons jpagazine, shows how the face of this changed America may look. Already r,600-mile-long interurbia stretches from Maine to Virginia. To the west, an even more tremendous series of Connecting strip cities is shaping Up. These would connect the Middle West ind. the.Great'takes with the eastern seaboard. Top Ten /Constitution 7 Week Essays Were All Very Good By. MARY ANITA LASETER "What the Constitution Means to Me" was the subject of a recent essay coniest >; among slu- \ dents of the History*'HI class of Mrs. Roy Allison at Hope High School. The contesl, conducted during Constitution Week, September '17 24, was sponsored ,by -the , . Cain Chapter of the D. A, *R. For- - a S51 uT innately, I didn't have '„ to judge, ^(^ them for they were 'all excellent J ^por Crime Shows an Upward Trend i WASHINGTON CAP) — • Serious 'crime shol upward across the nation during',, the. f] rsl half, of this year, "although'^'there was a slight John f> cIl '°P ' n - murders and aggravated assaults. ,.„*.,.' Director. J,« Edgar.' Hoover . , ' hailed ' as ' anothpp «leir(Qnsfr§|J9n , Nationalist, aiv • S. With tlw Unite po.?iponed for gas? up ot) its in. thp- ?tj-nU.--^u? JV3P9 ; r WPBS iipjsto}^ *wi -Jer *8J*yM$ie I y.§- wit%swsl 4; .f^m-'Mii|l % fiif* " A 1 ?! 0 ?-'*. 'fljyffiV; ."''; '-I 1 '°'''- "• 7 '"^'-"M'' ^•';* '1%|:'^'^^2.^f*£'';'\!'';;^,;^; i, f'!~?."AI'I'ansasiSWP.emiioratu'ros ,:4 'to.*-.8' and demonstrated how , 'well th'e youth of .today can think' about . a serious topic. But, I was privileged 1 lo read the lop len essays. They .made me realize lhat in the present day crisis, Americans should ; rcad and try to understand more .fully-what' is set forth, in the writing''that Pat-; sy 'Burroughs said is ','pui'i>., ; .. r ^ important - govcrniperilal"-"' ! do"cu- rnent," , When* was the last time (and perhaps, the only time). that you read our Consitution? Most people would answer, "When I was*in school." Too often the only exceptions arc popple in the field of Law, -*• ^ ' '"" Ws should be more-familiar with at, for' Terry* Don'^Thupriian.: explains that thejConslhutlon is a "guarantee to, a w.a'y of life 'which is clear to the heart of each of us, So, should wo not delve deeper into Ihis subject, just as each of us would demand to know more about the guarantee that goes with some precious Hem we have purchased?" One of the many rights which p'orled Thursday , that'Vinforrria- lion from metropolitan' areas -, indicate ,a 12.3 per cent rise in p major crime in. Ihe firsl six months is compared s ,with the'cor- responding period-in-1957. ,, , k This,' Hoover^,.said, points to , a possible, new- major, crime- record in "1958. - ^ J. „ _..,«.. * ..; .-.Increases; were reported in vrob- bories,.,burglaries,^major-: ." Leaders Talk About Gains to Expect By SAM DAWSON AP Business News" Analyst NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial leaders today are asking: How big a gain in business can we expect? Some brave ones arc already answering, If tho turn in the economy means better.sales prospects, they Larry Patterson called to the need to pinpoint the share they reader's attention was that "Ijean expect apd to set the produc. Oklo.Bank Is Robbed on Friday VIAN, Okla. CAP)—Two roughly dressed bankrobbers "cleaned out" the .vault of, Ihe Vian'Stale Bank today and escaped in a 1053 Nash automobile commandeered from a Vian citizen. • Bank Vicc-Prcsident S, W. Armstrong said,he did nol know, pending a check, how much money the. holdup men got but the assistant cashier, Allenc Ross,- said they took, all ol the big >,money from the vault. ,. , Vian is a , town of about UOOO some 40 mile's from Forl Smith, Ark*. -•The, robbery happened at 10:30 a rn;j.,(CST) when two young men one • wearing ^coveralls and- the ", /jlhqr overalls ;With a-, bright -plaid shirt,' walked into the ''bank waving guns,' ', . > "One of them forced all of us in the bank r ,to lie on the. floor, "- MisS Ross said, "The other went into Mr, Armstrong's office and forced him to open the vault," The bandits were not masked although one pulled a scarf, worn about his neck, over his-face, After scooping^ up , the money the robbers left with Armstrong's car keys intending to use his au- will hold as many rights and will be treated .the -same , under ,lhe eyes of the law as anyone rich or poor," Bui Poyeltc .Collins added "that moans fairness to all who lives by these laws, The violator of, these 4aws is definitely guilty ...but 'he is given every chance that" a person would have who has not violated them," As Sondra Russell wrote, "The Constitution wpans different things to different people." -For that reason Joe Grain pointed oitt that it "declares religious freedom (or -all citizens and people in the United States" and Johnny Wathlns said, "J feel it 'is the rea., son"wc have lie highest standard of living of any country in the world,", • TOO m'any of us take too many of one Cons-tHutional Rights ' for grantpd a^d, according to-porothy gall, "WP tjoij't realize tiow fro? we are 'until we hear from another country." ,§tm, WP Hno\v and "in knowing your Coo. 9 person films and his d.ern- realizes 'how Uon and marketing plans that will capture it. Coast-torcoast telephone (nler« views today with, leaders in key industries and some" ' government spending experts show how the thinking is running, . ^ It ad4s up largely to a moderate to good , advance this' fall in dur> sbles and soft goods, with 1959 prospects brighter. The Interviews highlight a special mnrHcting conference here of the America)') Management . Assn. V" Malcolm P. '.Ferguson, president tomobile to flee, When they fajlcd to start it quickly, they jiimpeM, out and forced a man sitting ij his parked car to get' out and fled in his car, ^ ~ Road blocks were sot up in the area, . of Bendix Aviation Petroit, , stresses jhe government's big rojo. He foresees,' ','a four to five yea.!' period of defpn.se expenditures substantially al the 'present rate and 'with 'increased emphasis' pew weapons systems* search and development - looks -for and ve " But he or no increase jn the volume" of procurement of 39, called conventional equipment and soft goods," 'In this connep'tion -the pp ment of Pommpfpe js just out . that propm-ejpenl coot ' fraots to be as wpH as'bloe4 sweat, and 19. fully, this- wrHjng, w$ Byron |eejs 4! w§ 'should ?8 V ^ of thaqkpgivjng . (PV our B9ie it possible . pf 'wers^jp, |yee- ,8| PR^egh, f/gedQW " et tl?P live pegge, ' Noiorene Churches sg«jdVwii, JRsifc JPMKSwr'ol ff&fmum^ ^ .'•••-->•>, •,-' '• -'=--./.• lion from ,]gst •u, of AUis.phalm^rs of Wpst Wls,, says "J958 is ?hq.w|ng do; strength" JR the farnj eq«tb, .industry, whjch felt the . session . |s recovering income 1957, A' i9 S jothors, anc} ' ' help': -EcqnomiP Jlesearpli p[ Ssaw, pf nnl rpuU. gpods wai fee only i pef pen.t thjs faJJ Jh.ap jgst/ ^yt Jgoks a 4 to '5 pei> ?^n| |9in"fpr ugxi QW'itlQ 'prpyipu^ .year's idea's ' tlig ,*.9*- "JTWii" $? Pjpjf lR4H?,U7',^? W$$S>.&SNB& ftl'w^nl^l' i?Ji% Union Warns Agdirisf Anyyiplence By CHARt-ES .C, CAJN •PETROJT (AP)'--—.General Motors Corp. today accused the Unit, ~ J Auto Workers Union of.staging it sajd .amounts to 3 goner . al strike in advance of tl]o TU«J day morning deadline, set by 'the Vice President r^ouis Seaton lead of .the GM bargaining team, tola newsmen the • pompany be. heved the ' series of jiH»8nd,*nm walkouts which idled over 45,000 workers at ?o GM plants' across the country today were, sondoncd ' loaders. -Walter Reuther, VAW president, replied that GM simply was reaping -the frujts of sption In cancel- jng out contracts several months ago when they k.new stjch, action WPUW result in a large amount °« resentment' among the workers, union Thursday n j g j,t jt? -mpmbe.rs tQ itvoicj line IncWeatgr Two such fl«tbre|ks • yypre reported.' yestcr. ' ttiQ cye'oj into, t,hp- .jbiggcst pf jh. e t.h, 850,000 -VAW It's 3S5,O.OQ-JBW VflrK per, lt ? offer ttwse te whiph. Ford the JJAW settle^ gept. VI. ' ' UAW, • ffo, ^iBjrJpJigR??,- si.-! ', mi • Washburn to Open Hdqs. on 3% Tax Fight Alex, H. Washburn, editor nnd ; utlblishcr of The Star, told Hope Rotary club at its luncheon Friday ;tioon he expects to set up state headquarters at Little nock next month nnd organize n League of Voters to cut the stnto Snles tax from 3 to 2'/f- in the referendum in the November general election, , Washburn, sponsor of the petition to refer the oxtrn cent soles tax to n popular vote, said n League of Voters is necessary because in two stale-wide petition campaigns a l found there Is no organization to speak for the Individual eiU'/.cn — all existing organizations seem to be dedicated to defending their sp'dclal Interests alone." .,"50," the editor continued, "there will be a League of Voters whose special Interest will be to look after nnd protect the little ladj^ fit the igroccry counter who buys $15 worth of food for her houseful of youngsters and then pays nn outrageous 45c extra for state Sales tax." Washburn lold the Rotarluns that Arkansas' 3% sales tax is olio" of the harshest in American history. California and Florida have a 3% tax, ho said, but both states exempt groceries and medicine. And California, like Arkansas, he continued, is voting this November on the question of reducing its 3'/« tax to 2''i. •f?ush-Button Tax • I "Although the Arkansas sales •tax was enacted originally for the schools in 1935," the newspaper publisher said, "with the passing yfears it has been turned into a push-button 'cure-all' that not only has failed to help the schools permanently but is viciously robbing tlie poor and has nearly destroyed our property assessing system." ' ' '"He charged that the sales tax has been used, to reduce property taxes ra'thcr than serving its original' purpose of aiding the "public schools. Looking at 'his -own busi- ;riess",prppert^* Washburn said; . ^%Iier° '30 years as Hope's p'u'b- lisher I give you thcse'-audil figures from Star Publishing Co. regarding local taxes; 'Our first year in business, 1929, wo paid a lax bill of $256.03' — entirely for machinery and office equipment; at thai time we owned no real estate. 'Adjusted to today's 33'Ac dollar that would mean, if we owned no additional properly, an adjusted tax bill today of $709.89. _>.' "But our actual local tax 'bill paid in 1057 was only $030.00, •' •' • "Yet we bought a building for the newspaper in 1932, tore it down in 1955 and built a modern air- conditioned ' structure for Hope Star, "As far as total tax dollars are concerned, take a good look at that building next time you walk down S, Walnut St. — because actually the tax record says there's no building there at all. "And yet .the little woman now at our grocery counter started off in JD35 paying no sales lax on groceries and medicine, In 1941 she had to pay 2% on groceries and medicine — and today our enlightened state is taing 45c on top of a $15 inflation-priced grocery bill. "My story about my newspaper's building is verified in alj the as- gossment totals, The latest total for 'JJcmpstead county is approximately 11 millions — yet 30 years ago our county had a total of 10 millions. And the total for all Ar» Kansas is only fractionally above the total of 192P — notwithstanding the (act that inflation has cut the dollar to one-third its 1920 value , and raised land values to the highest in history." <3d?etts and §shQ9i Uobby , •-" Washburn bjagte'd Hip Arkansas Gazette, and the school lobby for ppwarpupe and stupidity in abolishing jtje }8.mill ta*' coiling with Amendment 40 of 'P48, and for a, seppnd error in J956, when both the Gazette and the school forpcs "wolche'd," on a legislative deal IP restore the tax. ceiling 'at 30 mills. Thp ''package o)e,al," Washburn recalled,- was passage of Act 1&5 in the 1955 legislature to force, pro? perty assessments' U p J.Q gQ% pf trite property vajue, with Proposed. pgnstitu.Uonal Am c fldment jjo, 43 tq be. subrnjUfd to the people in the }9.$8 gepprgj, ejection, reslpring a, m|}la§e celling at 30. jiyt pros.. ?ure from the 'Q&xettc and l.fie pot jiticjjl school prowd .defeated jlQ, he PQfltWWd,. W9W." Wssh'bijn) a.sk,ec| | f j,ciia yqu psppot Qwnprs tq po,operflte t Sgfeyfoy Purchases fti , "• — Pholo & Engraving by Hope Star .' Grand Champion calf of the Third District Livestock show was shown by Mack Womocki Murfreesboro pictured above with Don Orlner,-focal Safeway manager and Ernest J, Hlnze, Safeway meat buyer. Thc'Hopc Safeway Store paid $459 for the cftlf or,430 Ib. However, Young Womnok reserved the right to take his calf to the • state show. Richard "Sonny" Roberts and Johnny Stewart were auctioneers for the sale, , Champion Calf of Show Brings Owner$459 Thu grand champion steer of the Third District livestock Show was exhibited by .Mack Womacit of Murfrccsboro, 'Although young Womack was offered $-159 for his prize steer lie reserved the right to show it in tho slate show. Safeway Store of Hope was high bidder for Ihe calf. Other exhibitors included ' Lynn Billingsley of Camdcn, Eddie McMillan, Gurdon, Jimmy Conner of Arkadelphia; Judy' and Tommy Thomas'of'Curtis, Frank''Stark of Delight, Eddie iBycrs -of 'Hope, Tommy .Montgomery of Hope, Deliah Boll, '.M'lneral Springs, Billy Bradley of Nashville, 'Bill Hairr of Hope, '.Kenneth Kirkham, /Dolight, ' MclElroy Dlllard >of Mineral Springs, Kay' Boil of, Mineral Springs, Eddie'" Bell, of Mineral Springs,, M, Dlllard of.' Mineral Springs, :nnd-JD.jyujj.Bye/s ,of .Hgjjg. iBu5"dri Y *''!ficlud6d 'Nations Brus",,*" of. Spring Hill, La., C. FInkbciner, Inc, of Little Rock, ,Safeway Stores Phillips Packing Co, of Magnolip, Ralph Montgorn-ory, Barry's .Gro. Litlle Rock Packing Co.,'and Shre- beport, Packing Co. * In the hog ,show the reserve Grand Champion was exhibited by Ihe Thornton JAPA and .bought by Tol-E-Tex Co. of .Hope for. $50 a .hundred; other exhibitors were Jmon Buown of Prescott, Max Bruce of Hope, Kenneth Bobo of Spring Hill. Buyers included'Judge LyJe Brown, Frank Douglas, Terrell Cornelius and Ralph Montgomery. the - <vhat» of Aide Admits Governors Are Scared , LEXINGTON/ Ky,' CAP—A governor's aide sut in his hotel room reading tho news about the schools in Arkansas' npd Virginia, ,where the fight,lOvor integration feu? closed classrooms. Instruction by television . . « private classes meeting in private homes ad churches' . , ' children transferring to schools in other cities, "You know," said the aide, "some of these governors are a lot more worried than. they admit." This h»s been a' distinct irnpres sion al the Southern Governor's Conference, , Publicly, some goyprnors said that the fact that schools actual ly have bepp closed in two slat«A to prevent Negroes frpm enrolling has hart no impact in ''tho Soulh, This correspondent polled the allegations at the conference, particularly from states in 4ha Peep South on thp question, 'i answers never varied; "Haven't notiped apy pa reaction in our'sla,le," £ut privately, there w«s dertone of uneasiness, • ' The events jn Virginia M4 A''., Kansas appear to have had two* primary effects' on' pu.hUe ppinion 1. They have hardened "the rie? termination of many'>§egregatiQn jsts,. to hole!' thp line,' come ""'""-Si tf» J>8« ~' ' un- on mjjtagc. Which is to say, the siijeg 'tax • rougt • come dpwn from 3 to"?%., ' '?- ; °. ; ' ; -. "As it stands pow, 'q$t gouthwpst Corner a,n4 fliost oj ^rk,jjnsa§ arc Carrying pat only ouv 'flwn local )ax burden byt alsg £$x)fl£ a,h pjc- pess" 68^?s tax t9,.'ta,kTp;7j?i. r f of the grput landed" iflla|-gf,ts ,Af- pi true-. %|IM^^^M VM^'^'x. 3 'X. mm Two Birfhday Parties Enough CONWAY, ' Ark.' tAP) — Two birthday parties a year are enough I'oiwthe five, members of tho l;'d- mohd R.. Stan family of Conway. The newest Slan, Nancy Jo, was born yesterday. Also 'born on Sept, H5 were her 2'1-yoar-old father; her mother, Nancy Jo, 23, and her brother; Mike, 6. Both, 2 was' born on Sepl, (1. Slan is a staff sergeani In the Air ' Force currently stationed at Sondreston, Greenland Cotton Pickers Won ted in Brad ley Area Recent rnii}H have caused a critical shortage-of harvest hands for cotton picking' In the Bradley, Ark, area of Lafayette County, Teddy Jones, manager'of the Joeal'um- pJoyVnorit'ftjjflce^sahl' .tb'il, ,sqmf »Wbt*)!t?i's' 1 Averc)4'iJeff)J hauled from Ilopp each <lay but free housing Js available for, families desiring lo" move, to the Bradley districl. Wages prevail at $2 lo $2.50 per cwt. vvitli sacks, transportation and or housing furnished, Trtipkers interested in hauling workers from Hope or workers desiring to move to make the cotton harvest should call or contact Ihe Employment .Security Division Of- lice at 114 South Elm Street, Hope, Ark. in order that job arrangements pan be .completed. Helena Bridge Bids Finally Ready ' UTTU2 ac-CrC (AP)~Bids for construction of thu long-' awailod Helena bridge will *e sought by the Arkansas and 'Mississippi Ifgilv way Commissions today, ' Joinl .advertisement vyill mado by tho commissions. The bids are to bo opened laneously at Little Rock and Jack son, Mis,,- Nov.' 25,' Contract for the 14 million dol Jar span across the Mississippi River between'Helena and Friar's Pojnt, Miss,, will be broken up into seven parts. The contract segments range from preparation of approaches to costructio of toll Ho seven p;)rls. The contract segments .range from preparation of approaches to construction of loll collection facilities JVfissjssippi's Highway Commission will provide one million dollars, fivp millions will bo made ay«aablo in federal funds and tho state of Arkansas 'will float an eight million dollar bond Issue. Arkansas' bonds will be retired from bridge tpll revenues. 9ffjpj'»!s of the Arkansas Hjghr way Commission sajd last night (hat thp contract for construction might not be-let before March I bpcauso af . various technicalities. The,'Arkansas, bbnci issue is he- ing underwritten fey (he Community "FapiljUps ' ' tion. ^ " f>r .,- * )*$i "-: $-5% Settlement By JOHN M HIOHTOWBH*" .'•>•<( XVASlIlNGTON fAt'J — tirlllsh'';;-! officials are reported advocating,;,^ a long rnnge, compromise soUlc** '* ment of the Formosh dispute tier Which NnttonnllaUlicld con Islands eventually would go to ltccT>; Chlnn. • The British government; nlso^; was reported today to'be tho United Slates tigninftL Ing the Formosa crisis before' United Nations In the •session London officials to believe the besl hope i peaceful sellement lies' In malic negotiations rather . tiiaii;"-; U. N. debate. , " '"*' According' to information , cur-wS** rent In'U S' -Official British leaders .think' the qulremcnt In any gollatlon Is agreement on' fire, On this point British policy,^ supports the slnnd taken by^thc United States In talks ,wlth "' Red Chinese at Warsaw during past two weeks. ." ' <V--' The British were reported) ;£ believing an eventual, solllcm'cnt ;s| should provide for ylcldJng 1 . 'I Nationalist - held- offshore of Quemoy and Mat.su to the munlsts. Formosa itself, they, tcct,'£ could be put under the ni of Ihe 'United Nations through .n,...^^ device such as a U. N, trusteeshlp/i;*-^ The result of this kind ( ot, scUleX|s"' ment could be a line down ''the^ middle' of the Formosa Slrall'Ao^, separate U S. backed 'Nalipnall&t*^ power and the, forces of. " ' 1st China, Such'a solution sould-run t confj Iravy to the .presently, strong%po-^ sllions of both the Chinese- . munlsts nnd the Chinese National*^ 1st regime on' Formosa, '/'-' ! :.{Sjfl Oil lnjjiorf§ , r _.. „„,„., (f)£, a ) said last night ho would lilje to see oil imports regulated by'law. • f , $3 ''PjvlsiQft of trip MJd-Conli. npnt QH and^'Cjus, Assn., Long said he tlausij't .thioVa voluntary ail import-, program would provp ade« . yexy much like to 1 pyt mta 'oflect a plan /ioj , th^e fgt^a pf tho pil a,nd gt^s induptry "at (ho dtscj-'etJoQ ,,pf tiie States,' 5 ' €«f :_?«&'« Baptist Ghurci Well Attended • "''3&'".'rt,'\,f'& : *'-' "f^'-.si'X'jfa-tk.^f. in /Moscow ft • ''•-,-"< ', '•By BEVERLY' DEEPE Written fot;"-.The,, Associated,' The wooden benches were'' ibio under the crowd. People on the stairways. They ,, .. .. ,. packed six. deep in the side^door^f|| which opened onto a pile 'ol> rubj,', "\| This was a Baptist church.serv-V^ ice in Moscow which I was-vlsit'^jS ing as a member on the ^U. 'S,-','-"^ LT.S S.R, student exchange, . ~ -—•* other members and Victor, Russian translator, came-' church with me, ' .. ---.-M An oldprly mair in a dark^gray^-rlg suit at tho church door motionod'^'iS us upstairs lo the balcony. All. the','O,'$? seats In the church were-' filled;!'/,^ except for a long narrow visitors',; '£$$ bench next to the railing," <;-' 5 '''"^wS The old* women among the worshippers wore black-or-b, dresses with white or printed, '•*..._.., ,^, r . danas, Only three wore dark s(ra\v4^ hats with simple trim. •'' '/!','U. Old men with white beards • ah'd - v mangy suits were ' sprjnkjed.'* throughoul the congregation.'," ^'i'^ And—although the Communist -M, lino says religion Is for old' •w6nv"''tt3 on—FnoUced .about every fifth.Bcr*^ll son in the congregation lor 1 ---" -"-"" *' "^ der 33 (Tho American Baptist „„,. uon headcjuartcrfi in New '1 says the Baptist Church in 'the w - , - vict Union ha? grown from 28,000,"-^ members in 10)2 to 530,000 m< """'" bers to<}ay. Baptists say 8',000'c,,..., , a verts, have been baptUpd . singe i':"« Jan- 1, 1058, and morp-aro '-- ; * s "'" s probation), ' ' Between each verse, Q{ , tlwt^ hymn, the music stopped ai\$'V ""'" minister recited the next ,'pr There were no hymnals in ,'tW« church. Some members parae^^S the verses in books printe^'in'-tfie^' old pru-Rpyolutionary orthQgra%'J?| phy. Many carried the yeVses'*_hyW thejr hearts. ' , * '"-'• vii 1 shall , '.remember this for years—a slow, mclnnc, wy , most despairing' singing' thab' verbprated from the high ceiling and thp updpcorsiteij The minister's sermon * wove ' Sci'iptyre " readings Christian principles to -be " by thp congregation, A across from mo wiped, hpi tho minister ihstrupted ,, y shipers -Jo'remain strong • many troijblps' and tpmptal,^,,, 9M sa,w other women • blowing .JJJSJJFJ noses. , , ,'• 'Af t f 4 stifled.' spbhing fo— "---•••-^'*out 4he'' pgngregation plosing r praypr -asked

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