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To City Subscribers: If you fail to get your Star please telephone 7-3431 by 6:30 p. m. and a special carrier will deliver your paper. Bowie Knife Star For Weather Report See Column at Bottom of This Pa§o f$2ND YEAR: VOL. 62 — NO. 221 Star of HOM, 1IM, FrM* ComolhtoM J«i. It, ittt HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNE JO, 1961 A». N«t Th* Ai»tl«t*4 Clrt'l I MM. t. Awrflf fturtflu ef Clrcuta(lon> Worth II, mi — I.S11 PRICE 5c COPY Social Security Bill Signed kilo a Law Cuban Angered by Embargo HAVANA (AP)' — Government officials up to Prime Minister Fidel Castro appeared angered to- jtlay by a Florida embargo placed on a shipment of lard destined for Cuba. A Kpvcrnmcnt announcement said Castro plans a speech iTuesday on "food supplies and (he WASHINGTON < API—President (crude measures taken by (Ameri- Kcnncdy today signed "with great jean) imperialism, pleasure" legislation increasing The lard awaiting shipment to Social Security benefits for about i Cuba from Test Palm Beach, K 4.42 million Americans and per-1 Ma., was embargoed by u Plot-ill milling them lo draw Ihcir bene-Ula court at the request of Harris fits at the age of U2. i and Co. a Miami public relations In signing the bill, Kennedy said ;Iirm which claims the Cuban Tour- the new amendments will nuikciist Instiltilc owes it money. (If Social more U.S. Probing Letter Sent to State Guards LITTLE HOCK (AP) - The Investigation into a letter sent to Arkansas National Guardsmen in connection with the recent Arkansas political campaign took only two clays. The results must come from the Department of the Army In Washington. Two officers from the Army In- Social Security System 'a ; The Communist newspaper Hoy spcclor General Department &r« effective instrument tor the I said "this imperialist maneuver rived here Wednesday and left well-being of our people." j forces us to earmark all available Only seven members of Con- | I;irtl for Imspilals, schools and the. --,- , w * v..— —-•.—....'- •»• - . , (MI •! i . t-nt.nM*^j tjti >* it. n [ \n i \ must be the only members dneing edible oils and lard in Cu- Va . mi( Co) c L rcss left, in Washinglon." «' ^ "•'I'law imports from the For( S;im Houston,' . .._.....,_. i .11...i-._ i it-.. [lllliMM SJ.'imy . gross, members of the llou Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, showed up for the ceremony. "You if Congn Kennedy remarked, alluding to Ihe Fourth of July holiday thai has OT but shut liic Capitol down. The bill cleared both the House and Senate Thursday with lillle debate after Scnalc-1 louse conferees had resolved differences in the various bills passed earlier by both chambers. Beginning Jan. 1, 4/12 million Americans would draw larger Social Security benefits. Men would be permitted lo draw them al 02. in- . s( , food induslry." Cuba is dependent on Ihe United States for most of ils lard. Hoy said a plan is under way for pro- DO Officer to Visit Parents Here Uniled SI ales. Didn't Tell Until It Was Over DE WITT, Ark. (AP) - Mrs. Henry Mannis was concerned he- Wednesday Thursday. They would not release the results of Ihcir Investigation, and they swore their interviews lo secrecy. j The investigators were Col. Stanley Sawickj of Fort Monroe, Gather of Tex. They were under the command of Gen. Herbert B. Powell, commanding general of the Continental Army Command at Fort Monroe. The letter in question was sent by Col. John S. Morris Jr., as- sislanl adjutant general of Arkansas, lo National Guradsmen and to all employes of the Arkansas Military Department. 11 urged personnel lo support Gov. Orval E, Faubus' $GO mil- iflcad of waiting until Ihov reach ™ a ™" »' A.t/.ona and a jlion construction bond issue which G5. Women already may do so. |< I « u « lll <-T '" J'""«'s didn't write was defealcd at the polls Tuesday. If a man chooses lo retire at (>2 he'll receive for the : rest of his life (10 per cent of the benefits he would get if he wailed until 05. It home often enough. She decided to shake them up. hadn't wanted lo lell you until it was all over with," she he retires sometime between <i2 ™ ' ,n they re ncrc-llirce and 05 he will receive a pension b( *? ""'I /h'™ girls. proportionately larger'than HO per ,, lllc ?™&* r ' Mrs. Maxl "° L... Grace ol Koekville, III., promptly Grace of Koekville, III., promplly her hometown newspa- proporlionalely cent. The new program is expected .. cosl $B25 million in its first )cr . , wanlin S lo know . Bar. This is lo be met by an in- iad hml "°, rep( ' rt ° [ hcr molhci ' s crease in the payroll lax. Both bu ;!!' ln « sexlupUits employer and employe will have ,,. Ihc . «"'•. Cll£lr cs Mannis of to pay one-eighth of l per cent . ™ clllx ', Al ' ( ''f" a , b)t ™°™ doubl- morc on the firsl $4.«00 of the u '. wro . c . tllal hc , could hardly employe's annual income. The bcllc , ve ll . b ™ ausc hc "»dn'l ™* self-employed will have 16 in : crease their Social Security tax by one-fifth of 1 per cent. /Weather Experiment Station report for newspapers. "But it you say so, mom, we'll believe il until we hear otherwise," he said. Mrs. Mannis, 44, and mother of The letter added that personnel who could not be at their legal voting places Tuesday "will make necessary arrangements to vote absentee in support of this program." Rep. J. II. Collrell of Pulaski County said (he Ictler was a command lo vole for the bond issue. He fired off a telegram to the Army Chief of Staff and the Na- lional Guard Bureau asking thai Morris and his superior, Maj. Gen Sherman T. Clingcr, state adjutant general, lie relieved from command pending a complete investigation. The Amry said it could not re lieve them from command since lliey were nol under federal au- thorily. But it did institute an in- High UU, Low 03; Precipitation during 1901 through May, 21.201. inches; during the same period u,'. year ago, 16.37 inches. ARKANSAS: Clear to partly cloudy and warm through Saturday. High loday in !)Us, low lo- i/:ht G5-70, high Saturday mid 90S. LOUISIANA: Clear to partly cloudy and warm through Saturday with widely scat.lcr.cd thun- •dershowers Saturday afternoon and in south porlion Ihis afternoon. Low lonighl GG-72, high Saturday B6-92. Milk Price Hearing Is Slated MEMPHIS (AP)—A hearing will be held here July It! by the U.S. Department of Agriculture lo check the federal milk pricing nighl mid (iOs .central, low to mid (pattern in (he Memphis area. 60s northeast, mid lo high (ids) Because ol the relationship be- soulhcasl, in CDs norlhwesl and hveen the Memphis and lhc ccn- Arkan 5 as Regional Foreca s t T 'By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS All sections of Arkansas: Clear to partly cloudy and continued warm through Saturday. High today low lo mid !)0s cenlral, norlh- casl and southeast, in 90s northwest, mid 90s southwest.; low to- J-l, later talked with llitf-da lighter 1 vesligalion 'into'."whether federal property or the federal frankinc (free m:ul> privilege was misused, misused. A National Guard spokesman here said remits of the investigation would have to come from W a s h ing lo n. Clinger had no comment. Brig. Gen. Harry J. Lcmloy, Jr. BRIG. GEN. HARRY J. LEMLEY, JR. AND HIS FAMILY will arrive here Joly V for a visit with his parents Judge and Mrs. Harry J. Lemlcy. Gen. Lemlcy was in command of the 24th Division when Gen. Walker was displaced. Prior to that he was second in •command. ; He has been ordered to the Commanding General Staff school at Fort Leavcnwortb, Kan., as assistant commandant. telephone bul didn't divulge the truth. She's saving that for a J^AIJUJ jiiiL-m OUHIUIJ i umjj i, tui ( ,.,,,.,,,.- „ { „*• ,-, . .. H-hours ending at 7 a. m Friday , l huipl ° hcl !, M J S ' f r ? cc . , vislts " ly llf)llci f ' '1 hoy were born ° v UlC ' 16 " ~ to lhc " nnis tercd-rat terrier, Midget. Mannis, 4l\, a tenant farmer, said he was quite happy that lhc sextuplets were puppies and not. children. "it's been pretty hard raising 11 children (Ihree of Ihe Mannis children died i," he said. "Sexluplcls would have been six more too many." Dismissal Disputed by Arkla southwest. THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy i!'j 6(i . . Albuquerque, clear !)4 (it) . . Allanla, clear IK G5 Bismarck, cloudy iJli (ia 1.50 Boston, clear t!7 (i!i Buffalo, cl.nidy ttl 05 .. Chicago, clear 05 72 .. Oeveland, cloudy li'j G7 Benvcr, cloudy 95 57 . . DCS Moincs, clear [19 72 .02 Detroit, clear 93 71 .. Fairbanks, cloudy 7(! 55 . . Fort Worth, clear 92 71 .. Helena, clear US M .. Honolulu, M M M .. Indianapolis, clour tlO (io Juneau, cloudy 50 47 .02 Kansas City, clear iU 75 Los Angeles, clear l!7 74 liiuisvillc, clear BU 59 ., Memphis, clear 91 70 . . Miami, clear 87 7(J .01 Milwaukee, clear 95 (SI) Mpls., St. Paul, clear 93 72 .10 New Orleans, clear tlG GO . . New York, clear U7 u'o Oklahoma City, clear 94 09 .. Omaha, clear 91 7U Philadelphia, clear till M . Phoenix, cloudy 107 71! . ancl, Me., clear {!3 M .. rlland. Ore., clear ctill 41 .02 Kapid City, clear 106 M . . Richmond, clear U4 59 .. St. Louis, rain fl!) 70 T Salt Lake City, clear 99 55 .. San Diego, clear 79 Gl San Francisco, clear lit! 55 Seattle, cloudy (i(i 50 .01 Tampa, clear 1)1 M .. Washington, cloudy 113 67 (M— Missing : T— Trace ) Arkansas milk marketing areas, a second session of the hearing will be held in Little Rock July 20. Dairy companies here complain [hey cannot meet Ihe competition from Kentucky firms because Ihe price they must pay Memphis area farmers is higher. The primary purpose will be an adjustment between bulk milk prices paid in the Memphis area and in the Paclucah area. The price paid Memphis area farmers for milk averages $5.345 per 100 pounds. In the Paducah area, the average is $4.!)5». Raymond Skinner, president of a dairy here, said (he disparity between the two markets has amounted to about 04 cents a hundred pounds in four months of the year— which amounts to about 2 cents a quart. As a result, said Skinner, milk from the Paducah area has a Nashville Festival Is Saturday Nashville will hold ils peach festival Saturday, July 2 and a full day of activities has been scheduled. Tlie affair slarls oul with a par* achule jump al 9 a. m. followed by a street parade at 10 a. m. Various contests be held throughout the day and a dance Saturday night will end festivities. Miss Brenda Eehols will preside as Queen of the Festival. LITTLE ROCK (API-Arkansas ^ouisiana Gas Co., said today ils •equesl for a $1.2 million annual •ate increase should not be dis- •nissed on grounds thai the com- iany failed to comply with Public Service Commission regulations. The company asked Ihe PSC to deny' a motion for dismissal on .hose grounds filed by attorneys 'or a group ot cilics protesting the rale increase. Arkla said the additional revenue was nol actually a rale increase bul an adjustment to eliminate discrimination among Ihc customers, it serves. The company increased its minimum bill trom $1.10 to $1.80 a month in 52 cities on April 1 while Ihe rate case was pending before the PSC. Testimony during a series of hearings revealed that customers in some cities already were paying a minimum bill as high as $1.90. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for next Wednesday. Both the PSC and protesting cities have hired rate experts to study Arkla's financial structure to determine if the increase is justified. Fishing Vessel Finds 2 Bodies SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) - A fishing boat radioed that it found a life raft with Iwo dead persons and a 14-year-old boy alive today about !)0 miles southwest of here. The Coa.st Guard said the discovery was made by the 40-foot fishing boat Hose Marie out of San Pedro, Calif. Pentagon Leak Under Investigation U.S. May Add to Forces in European Area By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER \VASIIINGTON (AIM _ The United Slates may increase its military forces in Europe to strengthen NATO defenses in preparation for a possible showdown with the Soviet Union later his year over Hod threats to West Berlin. Such a move is understood lo be one of I he measures being studied by Kennedy administration policy makers for dealing with I he Berlin crisis. President Kennedy met with Dm National Security Council for two hours and 40 minutes late Thursday to discuss steps (hat may be 'akcn. The Whit cllouse kept the discussions secret, and, the news secretary, Pierre Salinger, declined even lo say which officials attended. It was not disclosed when final decisions may be made and action initialed. II. is known, however, that top officials believe some redeployment ol U.S. forces may be. necessary because of Ihe threat, posed by Soviet Premier Khrushchev to the position of the Western powers in West Berlin. Secretary of Stale Dean Husk, speaking in a television interview Thursday nighl, said one thing which is necessary in the developing crisis is to try to avoid any "miscalculation"—by the Soviet Union—of what the Western Allies will do if and when their vital interests are threatened. Husk predicted that, a number )f slops will be taken ' aimed at, he avoidance of this kind of miscalculation." He did nol make any •eference lo military measures 'nil said there would be "points :>f clarification, of purpose and l>roccdurc and issue." The range of possible steps un :lcr consideration by the President and his chief advisers, including Husk and Secretary of De- 'ense Robert S. McNamara,. is known to include military mcas- Colony Demands to Be Large COWVAY, Ark. (AIM -A Nils Florcnly, ch;>irmnn of Ihe board of the Arkansas Children's Colony, predicted Thursday that demands for entrance to the colony will remain large, and Ihe directors voted to actively seek construction funds during a special legislative session this summer, The board also considered hiring a fnlllime doctor and considered plans for a chapel to be built by funds solicited by a civic club. WASHINGTON (AP The 'Til is investigating the leaking of secrets at the Pentagon, Llic White House says. News Secretary Pierre Salinger announced the investigation on Thursday night bill declined to discuss ils nature or whal set It off. He said only: "There is an FBI investigation today of leaking of secrets at the Pentagon." But the Chicago Sun-Times In a dispatch from Washington said President Kennedy ordered Ihe FBI and military intelligence agencies lo find out how a national publication gol secret i formation on military plans for Berlin. The Sun-Times .story by Thorn;is B. Koss said: "Mr. Kennedy was appalled at reading about the Joint Chiefs of Staff's contingency plan for Ihe Bei crisis Hi national publication before it reached him in the While House. "He immediately directed Ihe The Coast Guard cutler Alert FBI und the military intelligence was dispatched to Ihe scene where a Navy vessel was reported standing by. The Coa.st Guard said there had been no reports of any vessel in distress in Ihal area. There were hopes thai radio agencies to find out how Ihe highly classified information had leaked lo the press." The Sun-Times added: "The published report on t'he joint chiefs' contingency plan contained enough accuracy to persuade Mr. The United Stales is understood 10 have been urging ils NATO allies to increase their own military slrength in Kurope so that if a showdown with the Soviet Union develops and a conflict threatens 11 may be dealt with, at least at the very oulset, by iionnuclcar means. Kennedy administration officials were cheered by the re cent, decision of French President Charles dc Gaulle (o .shift a division of French troops from Al geria back to Franco. The United Stales ilsclf has five divisions in Europe out of ils tolal of J4 now in active service. Altogether, U.S. troop slrength in. Europe loUilu 2, r )0,0()0 men, bul this includes a large number of service and supply troops. Husk stressed in his discussion of the Berlin situation Thursday night thai Ihe United Stales in tends "to explore every possibility of working out a tolerable peace hat is consistent with the vita interests of our country." He sak it is important to avoid running into a "dead end" in dealing will the Soviet Union on the Berlii dispute. There is no doubt, Rusk said thai there will be discussions between the Western powers and Ihe Soviet Union about Berlin, though he would not predict whal form contact couid be _ re-established jKonnedy thai il was wilfully dis- abotit the unidentified two. Conlinued from Page Three All Around Town By The Star Staff Proposes Plan to Finance Construction contract^ i cached |» •Vf ? f r totl LITTLE ROCK (AIM Saline Jointly Hep. Virgil Fletcher said oday he will propose lo a special egislalive session a plan which vill produce more than $1)0 mil- ion for immediate emergency oust met ion at state Institutions. Fletcher discussed his proposal vilh Gov. Orval 15. Faubus Tlmrs- ay. lie said Ihe governor neither ipproved nor disapproved. Fletcher proposes lo delay indget increases granted by the !Wil Legislature for one year, saving $1:1.5 million, lie would put his with current, surplus and reserves of $20 million and about million in increased use and •ace taxes to create a conslruc- ion fund. Both Fanbus and Fleleher crili- ci/.ed p r o p o s a I s from other sources for long-range .studies of ilate construct ion needs. "We don't need another study," Fletcher said. "Whal wi> need now is a plan for financing as many of lhe.se needs as possible. While $1)0 million won't give these nstilutions everything they want, I. will go a long way toward meeting their immediate needs." Faubus added, "The lime for study is ended. The time lo rlo something about it is here." Fleleher supported Faubus' $(>() million construction bond proposal, defeated in Tuesday's special election, but he said all along he Favored a p.'iy-as-you-go construe lion program. Conditional Agreement in Ship Strike NEW YOHK (AIM—A 'corn!!' lional" agreement between the National M.irilime Union mill I WO shipping groups was announced today by David L. Cole, cluilr« man of President Kennedy's tacl>- hiding board. The employers group 1 ! are Hio \merican Merchant Marino 'ML slilitle and the Tanker Labor Service Committee. Cole condition was that 1.1 w> nenl does not become a mli! agreements also mi vilh l\vo oilier unions. The fact-finding hoard :d public hearings earli Al HIP final session, Cole «skcd 1 ill parlies in the dispute to hold * hemsi'lves available until Sunday light for further efforts to end he l.ieup. Cole said somo Items remained i) bo sell led in Ihe contract dispute between Iho NMU and Urn \meriean Merchant Marine Instl- ule, Ihe major industry nogotiat- ng group. "But I urn not concerned," he added, Some employer sources siiid they were certain that, agreement belwoon Ihe NMU and the Instl-' lute would pave the way for luiek general agreement between he ship companies and the other ^Inking unions. According lo one unofficial report, a major segment of the industry has agreed tentatively oil a in per cent, increase ill wages and hcnofilK. The tentative terms were reported also to include a in lo leave' I he issue of American-owned ships flying for- °ign flags—Ihe so-called "runaway ships"—for a study by the federal government. Union reaction to the reported Icrins was cncerlain. On the basis of an optimistic reporl by the fact-finding board Thursday, President. Kennedy Thursday night, extended | (lie deadline for Die board to report to him on whether the 1 strike of 115,00(1 officers and crewmen endangers (lie nation's security. The deadline was extended- from today until next Monday morning. negotiations for settlement might take. Thai will be determined in the course of discussion, he indicated. Khrushchev has proposed to make Wesl Berlin whal he calls a "free city" with the withdrawal of U.S., British and French forces Continued on Page Three Release of Red Official Is Ordered WASHINGTON (AP)-Presidenl Kennedy today ordered Ihe release from prison of Henry Winston, former organi/alional secretary of the Communist Parly, U.S.A. The Justice Department explained Ihal. Kennedy commuted Winston's sentence to Ihe lime he has served, because Winston is blind and faces possible surgery for a (rain tumor. Winslon is one of 11 lop Communists convicted in I1I-1!) of conspiracy to I e a c h and advocate forcible overthrow of I lie government. He went into hiding and failed to surrender in l!), r >l lo begin a five-year sentence imposed on him. Alter he finally surrendered March 5, ITOO, he was given an additional three-year term for contempt because of his flight. The Justice Department said hu would have completed serving his sentence, with credit for good bc- luivior, on Jan. 4, iU(i2. Well Knoyn f j Women tcf •] Quit Capitol!] WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Arkansas women, well known to many a visitor from home, are leaving Capilol Hill this week. They are Mrs. Nina Young, for many years receptionist for Sen. J. William lAilbright, ID-Ark., Mrs. Helen Brennaii, private secretary to Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., since 1941), and Miss Janice Oil- day, chief aide lo lhc late Rep. W. K. Norrcll, D-Ark. for 22 years and in recent months aide to his r wife and successor, Rep. Gather- no Norrell. Miss Dilday and Mrs. Young are Midi retiring. Mrs. Brennan is moving lo a po.sl with Ihe Federal Plunges 9 Floors and Still Living MEMPHIS (AP)—A despondent strong competitive"edge~ovcr"rnilk l woman who P'ungcd nine floors bottled and retailed by dairies i lrom tnc roof of a " apartment here. building was slill alive today, al- Any move to lower the Memphis though in very critical condition. area price lor bulk milk will be! Mrs - Sym McClain 37, plunged opposed by the Midsouth Milk | Jli " 0 flool ' s Srom lne roof °* an Producers Ai-.socialoin and by pro- apartment building was still alive ducer organi/alions in Arkansas, toua >'- although in very critical Mississippi and Louisiana. S. H. Baptists Plan Meeting Hamy Garland of Emmet has, North Elm Street are proudly accepted a position as stiperinlcn- j .showing a fig from their tree I denl of schools al Foreman . . .'that measured seven inches in | he has been head of the Emmet diameter anil was three and three j Schools for four years, served as fourths inches long. I mayor Ihere and formerly ua.s ', ., i with the Emmet Mercantile Co. 1 Persons interested in the upkeep for 20 years . Emmcl, Mr. Garland family will move to I about July 10. a native of of Huckabee Cemetery are asked and his. to send their conlribuiions to Mrs. Foreman Lester Ken! or .Mrs. Elmer Nations, on Route L Qualifying lor the Hope Country: Nelson C. Tr Police to Fly Flogs for Safety ' NKWPOUT, Ark. (AP)— Slate Police in Dislricl 2 will fly flags from the antennae of their patrol cars during the Fourth of July weekend lo remind motorists to be safety conscious. Flags will be white unless the (district has a traffic death. Then red (lays will be flown. Al Little l!(,ck. Capl. Jack Hhca local Negro.: O f mt , y lak , p ( ,ij tx , Safety Division condition. Mrs. Sam McClan, 37, plunged from Ihe roof of lhc 10-story Monroe Towers, where she lived, Thursday and landed atop •an entrance cover on the firsl (floor. .She suffered multiple frae- on July -,!, the l!w. G. tures and other undetermined ; Club four ball golf tourney July'was kinda shook up yesterday s;i j,| || K , n ; ,n s W ould be flown ' 4 has been extended through Sun- M |,en he reported lo the Police on ] y j n i)j.,( n v( 2, but he thought 'clay, July 2, according to MKch. Department that the auto he was;j ( W . |S ., ,, 0(J( j ][\ ciii .LaGrone. ! driving hit a boy on North lla/ch' T | lc , ,,ffioi ; ,| holiday period in ! j. . . the boy jumped up. said he .Arkansas doesn't begin until G Dwig'hl Adcock, .son ol Mr. and wasii'l. hurt and look off ... !p.m. Monday. Nationally it will Mrs. K. L. Adcock of Palmos, re- Trent didn't even have time to | x . figured irom li p.m. Friday. eeivcd his education specialist de-| gc l his name. | jthea said only some govern- grcc in biology from George Pea-: body College, Nashville, Tenn. on employes and a few others July -Mi i s National Safe Boat-'will have a holiday on Monday in June 2 ... he received his masl-.iny \Veek and the L'.S. Corps of ;Arkan>as. ers degree in 1!)3U . . . he is a:Kngineers is emphasizing caution | "That should help us hold our [biology and /.oology teacher in during the holiday period . . . ac-'accident rale down," he said. Thrasher, pastor, will conduct a' Police, who termed the incident I Northeast High School, in Kansas curding to latest figures visitors j Khca said past records indicate cries i)l meetings al Ihe Spring a suicide attempt, said Mrs. Mc-'t'il.v, Mo. Start in, W. Hoolen and the Hev. Stacy ."'Juries. Hill Baptist Church. Services will Clan was despondent over injur- be held daily at 11 a. m. 'ies suffered in a traffic accident. '• .to Arkansas lakes hit millions . . ihr«r person.-- \vill die on Arkail- Narrows has T'iU.-UH) Mr. and Mrs. Hay Faris ol -Ho Ouachita has 2,2:55.200. Lakd sas highways during holiday period. the short Local Women Fly to Show in Missouri Five local women left by plane this morning for Neosho, Mo. where they will judge a flower festival. They will return to Hope this afternoon. They were flown lo Neosho in the Corn Bell Hatchery plane. The group, members of local Garden Clubs, included Mrs. Lyle McMahen, Mrs. Wallace Monroe Mrs. Jim James, Mrs. Harold Brents and Mrs. T. P. Foster. Methodist School Plans Program The boys and girls who have participated in tiie Vacation School al the Firsl Methodist Church this week will present sharing program Sunday evening, July 2. at 7 o'clock for Ihc pleasure of their parents and friends. The theme of the school has been "Living Together as Christian.-.." There has been , average attendance of 135 lor Ihe five days of the school. Travel Agency established lo which is being attract tourists from oilier countries, Mrs. Dilday, whoso home is Monlieello, has been in Washing- Ion since 1934. She worked briefly for the old Federal Aviation Com- mission, then as a secretary to the late Sen. Joe T. Robinson, D-Ark., and joined Norrell's staff in 11)39. She plans to travel some, spend some time in Monticello, visit in Washinglon (she has a cabin, on nearby Chesapeake Bay) and "work if (he spirit moves." Mrs. Brennan, Known around McClellan's office as "Miss Helen," is excited over her new Continued on Page Three Heave Damage in Collision Here Yesterday at Jlervey and Jligh« way Ii7 a B&B Grocery truck driven by Leon Prince and an auto driven by Charles W. Summerfieltl (if Victoria, Texas collided. Both' vehicles were considerably darn- aged, officers Shirley and Martin charged Sunimerfiekl with uing u red light. VUIV . There ore lots of people never repeat gossip—they're th(| ones wng start it. • **•

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