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To City Subscribers: If you foil to get your Star please telephone 7-3431 by 6:30 p. m. and a special carrier will deliver your paper. Hope Bow!* Knife Star For Weather Report See Column at Bottom of This Pago &ND YEAR: VOL. 62 — NO. 225 Star el Hop*, 1M», PrMI 1*1* CeniolldaM In. It, 1*1* HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1961 Momh*f: The At«aclat«<l Pmt t, Audit flurcau of Circulation* Av, N« Paid Clre'l t mat. tnrilnf March 11, Wt — J.5J1 PRICE Sc.COPY Young Mother Shoots Self and Children Teacher, Attorney Dies at Harrison HARRISON, Ark. (AP) -R.E Hush, fifi, a school teacher and former 14th Judicial District prosecuting attorney and former Harrison city attorney, died here Tuesday. Survivors include his widow and two sons. John L, Hush and Charles K. Rush, ho'.li of Little Rock. Funeral services JACKSONVILLE, Ark. A young Air Force wife shot her W crc scheduled today, two children, one fatally, as Ihc-y slept, today nn-.l then put a bullet through her own heart, authorities said. ' , Dead were Mrs. Joyce M. Cof- fcy, 22, and her dauy'V'Ji-, Sheila, 3. Michael CoiR-v, 4, was taken to .9 Little Uou'it hospital He was struck over the heart. The shooting was not discovered until about two hours after i!. apparently look place when Michael staggered cut of the family's trailer home shouting lor help. A neighbor girl, Cathy Johnson, 'J, said Michud screamed, ' My mommy shot me and my little sister, 1 ' and then run, back into thc^raiicr. cSlhy's molhtv, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, went to the Coffey trailer and found Sheila dead in bed Mrs. Johnson \VHJ lying on the floor with Michael sobbing at her icet. The father, Airmu .1 2.C. L. M Coffey, 23, of Columbia, Tenn., was off duly but working, on -a construction project to earn extra money. He told police ho lull for the.$ou about G:SO a.m. Coffey became hysterical when he learned of Ihc tragedy. Jacksoiwille Police Chief Myron Traylor said Mrs Coffey muffled the gun shots by wrapping the .3H caliber pislol in ; i towel. Patrolman E m melt Tucker said Mrs., Coffey apparenl.'y put the muzzle of the gun to the children's backs belwv she fired. JjJ^ason for the tragedy was not known. Mrs. Johnson and other neighbors said Mrs. Coffey appeared to be a model wife and mother and that there was no indication of family trouble. 1 Mrs. Johnson said the Coffcys had company Wednesday nifjVil and that laughter was hcaid from their trailer. , .Coffey, lakon to Ihc sccrib, miwiblcd, "This just can't bu happening to me." Chaplains from the Lillk- Rock Air Force Base, where he is stationed, led him away. Faubus Still Silent on Special Meet LITTLE HOCK (AP)—The dale of a special session of the legislature is slill up in the air today. Gov. Orval E. Faubus said Wednesday that he would not set a definite date until he gets the opinions of a cross section of the lawmakers. "I know I can't pick a month Ihal will please them all," Fan- bus said after conferring with several members of Ihe general assembly, including Perry County Rep. Paul Van Dalscm. Faubus had said previously he would call the legislature in h o ses sion cither lale Ihis month or early ncxl month to rcappropnatc funds contained in the omnibus construction law which was declared unconstitutional by the Arkansas Supreme Court. Several lawmakers have indicated they mighl introduce logis- ation to provide funds for r, state construction program. Faubus 1 proposed $fi() million bond issue for such a pvogi-am was defeated at a special election June 27. Van Dalsem urged Faubus to delay calling the session to allow i "cooling off" period Opposition toAFLCIO 1$ Threatened By NORMAN Associated P r es$ WALKER Labor Writer Arkla Will Begin Rate Testimony LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Attorneys for Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co,, which has asked the Public Service Commission to approve a $1.2 million animal rate increase, already in effect, will begin presenting rebuttal testimony July 24. •*;•« Forneys and witnesses for cities opposing Ihe increase charged in testimony Wednesday that Arkla ,-in 1 it;; subsicliancs made a 19.2!! per cent return on their capital investment during J9GO and that Arklfi ppnaliwd iis customers by overstating the cost of gas by Sl,H:io,000. Arkla attorney,- said the figures were wrong and indicated I hoy woj^d be attacked in rebuttal testimony. • Cities opposed Ic the increase were represented al Wednesday's hearing by J. V Spencer Jr., El Dorado city attorney and George Holmes, Pine Bluff cily attorney Arkla put the rate increase into effect April 1. Under the raiso, monthly minimum charges were boosted from SI. 10 to $1.80. Woman Faces Charge in Shooting SU-CTGAUT. Ark. (AP), — Mrs. Mary North, ;!2, 'of Grand Prairie, Tex., faces arraignment Friday in the fatal shooting of her former husband after a break in her composure forced a postponement in the hearing Wednesday. Mrs. Nortn remains in jail wilh- oul formal charge in connection with the death of Ernest W. Vaughan Monday night in a shooting in whicn her present husband and mother-in-law were wounded. Taken before Municipal Judge Milton Robinson for arraignment Wednesday, Mrs. North almost broke into toars and was unable to answer when Robinson asked if she wished lo consult with anyone about getting an attorney. Robinson had her returned lo jail and reset the hearing for Friday. Mrs. North told officers she shot Vaughan, 4f), of near DC Wilt after he had opened fire and wounded Thomas North, 39, and North's 65-year-old mother, Mrs. Naltie Mays. She said il was an outgrowth of a dispute over custody of the 9-ycar-old son born during her marriage lo Vaughan. She said she and her husband had come lo Arkansas lo gel iho boy, of whom she had been granted custody for the summer months. Weather Experiment Station report for 24-hours ending at 7 a. m. Thursday, High 91, Low 72; Total 1901 precipitation through June, 24.90 inches; during the same period a year ago, 22.24 inches. ARKANSAS: Partly cloudy lo cky^ly wiln scattered thundershowers north portion and iso lalccl Ihundershowers south portion through Friday. Continued warm and humid. High today in 90s, low tonight mid (ills to mid 70s, high Friday upper i!0s lo mid 70s, high Friday upper 80s to mid 90s. LOUISIANA: Partly cloudy and warm through Friday with scattered daytime Ihiindershowcrs. LoW tonight V;)-7G, high Friday tfii- 94. 66 Convicts Are Given Paroles REGIONAL FORECAST Central, .southeast and west Arkansas: Cloudy to cloudy and continue d .through Friday with isolated afternoon or evening Ihuiidershow- ers. High today mid flOs, low (o- jiight near YD central, low to mid "Continued DJI Page Two LITTLE TtOCK (AP)-Thc slate Parole Board granted paroles Wednesday lo fifi prisoners, including J. D. Sims who was one of five persons convicted in the J959 Labor Day bombings hen-. The board reportedly also considered commutation petitions for two other convicted bombers. The board docs noi identify c-.c-m- ency petitions unless the governor acts favorably on them. Reports indicated clemency was asked for Jesse Raymond Perry and John Taylor Coggins. The three, along with E. A. Lauderclalc Sr. and Samuel Graydon Beavers, we're convicted in the dynamiting of Ihe Little Uuck School Board office. Little Ro':k Mayor Werner Knoop's business office' and a city-owned station wagon following an integration Harelip. Laudcrdalc. Coggins and Perry each received three-year sen- tcnccs while Sims was seiiienccd lo five years and Beavers re- south- i ( -' ( -'' vw l :i five-year suspended sen- part ly warm MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -j James R. Hotfa today threatened o start a rival union Inbor federation unless !he AFL-CIO readmits (he Teamsters Union. "Eighteen months isn't loo far away," Hoffa said, ' for a federation involving the teamsters cither in the AFL-CIO or a separate federation." The Teamsters president said he has talked with practically all AFL-CIO chiefs and they want him back — all except AFL-CIO President George Mcany, whom Hoffa called "a dopey, thickheaded Irishman." Hoffa said he is sure even his Detroit rival, auto workers head Waller RcullnA-, favors canceling Ihe Teamsters' three-year-old expulsion on corruption charges Hoffa said he could work with both Mcany and Rcuthcv dcspilr, personality conflicts lo bring all unions into ono federation. The Teamsters convention voted lo pay legal costs for its officials unions into one federation. Union President James R. Hoffa also gavc'.r-d through the willing delegates a new constitutional provision apparently loosening the purse strings of local union .treasuries. From now on the locals can in- vcsl in any prop-:rlv, real or personal, and I'.-avc money deposited in banks without interest. Locals can make loans "direct and indirect for such purposes and with such security, if any, as they deem appropria'.o aiv.l will) such arrangements To.- repayment as they deem .•ippronriato." Edward H. Painter, Local 70, Oakland, Calif, was bocd and shouted down in an attempt lo raise strike benefits higher than Hoffn proposed. ; HofCa reminded Painter that he was one. of a small group that had unsuccessfully opposed a dues increase at Wednesday night's' session. Peter J. Hoban, Local. 7>T Chicago, prolclcd against the bcos and catcalls against Painter, saying that even protesting delegates should be a givon a fair hearing The dues increase helped Hoffa consolidate control over the 1.7 million member union, largesl in the nation. Hoffa smashed hi 1 , minority opposition's allemots to block his way to a new five-year term ns union president. Hoffa score J his biggest triumph on winning convention approval of a yearly $12 million dues increase ut a gruelling all- day and night session of a special Teamsters convention. Hoffa gavelctl through the convention an easy boost in his own salary from $50,000 lo $70,000 a year. II made him the highest paid union official in the land But he said ho deserved it because he presided over the biggest U.S. labor organization. The clues increase over d^'o- gale protests would boost Hoffa's headquarters icvcnue to about $20 million a year. It would raise member dues requirements by ?1 per member per month. Milton J .Liss, president of the. Newark, N.J. Local 478 and Hoffa's only opponent for re-election, losl a scries of convention floor battles to limit his program. Liss and others argued that the dues hike and other Hoffa proposals would limit local union Moslem Riots Leave 80 Dead, 300 Wounded AND TRAFFIC IN THE STREETS—Downtown Johannesburg has a problem common io all big cities—traffic jams amid modern buildings and shops. A nation of 16 million. South Attica becomes a republic May 31. First president be Charles Kobberls Swart, 67. Independent Grocer Is Big Asset Food buying is a big business — in Arkansas, a $:M1(J,II!)0,000 a year business. The amount spent for food in the stale surpasses Ihe combined amount spent for general merchandise, clothing and furniture. ,. . , One of the most important things But the real value of sales isia grower can do is provide plenty not in the spending of the dollar| of drinking water for Ihe birds, bul rather in the chain of events I During the linal weeks of the called "dollar turnover." Econo-j growing period, watering space mists have estimated t'hal each dollar changes hands eight limes before il leaves the community or area in which il originally was spent, • when spent with your in- depcndenl grocer. Temperature of 90 Danger to Poultry Summer temperatures above !H) decrees push poultry house tern peralures above the danger mark and can cause serious losses i some management practices art, neglected. "The independent grocer of Hope contributes a lot of this "dollar turnover." Of the total spent on HXK! purch- j shown that ascs in the stale in 19(>0 nearly (>5 per cent, or $230,000,000 was spent with independent grocers in the process of "turning over," this figure accounts for a $10,000,000 payroll. Recent surveys by food researchers indicate thai Hie shopper likes u food store that offers more personal service and more leisurely shopping. These demands are supplied easily through the independent grocer — a resident of the community. becomes very critical. Birds consume about twice as much water as feed and it is important thai adequate walercrs are available. Birds should nol 'have to go more than J5 feet for wlaer. You can reduce Ihc inside temperature of broiler houses that have a dark colored roof by while* washing the roof. Tests have/ white surfaced roof autonomy and right lo serve, in union office and as convention delegates. The convention shoved through new provisions to limit rank and file members to hold union office* and to altenrl future conventions. These new rules, adopted by the convention, require that candidates for national union offic" serve at least two years in loc.il office and that local officials mu'-t attend at least 50 per cent oi U'- cal union meetings. Hoffa obviously was in full charge of the C.OOO delegate;; as he called for decisions on a sc- ries of proposals that would build his union nrnv'T. More Worked Bur More Idle Too WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans held down join last month Ihan ever before. And yel, unemployment increased With school closing, teen-agers began hunt ing either permanent work or summer jobs. The Labor Department counts them in the labor force, which is HIP number of people working plus those looking for jobs. 1 So, while employment increased 1.9 million from mid-May to an all-time high of (i(!,70(i,000 in mid- June, unemployment row: liOO.OOO lo 5.6 million. The previous employment high was ()i!,(i8i),000 last July, In announcing Ihe figures on Wednesday, the Labor Department once again reported a seasonally adjusted rale ol unemployment of (i.ii per cent This figure virtually has remained constant for seven months. will reflect beat and while paint or whitewash gives equal results. A good whitewash treatmenl will last through the summer months. Air movement through the broiler house is very important. Circulate air throng 1 )] the house by ventilation openings and if ncc- ccssary use electric fans to create air movement. If fans are used they should be spaced through the house and all blow in the same direction. Fans should be available for immediate use dur ing the summer on hot days. It pays to prevent hoi. weather losses, County Agent Calvin Cald- wcll said. Mortality occuring during the end of t'he growing period affects feed conversion and other factors usually considered in the incentive payments to the grower. By ANDREW DOROWIEC ALGIKHS (AP) - Most of Algeria's Moslems returned to work oday afler a 2<l-hoiii- general strike and riots during which French forces killed ISO Moslems and wounded about ;!()(). Some tension remained in outlying areas where emolioun' Moslems were burying Iheir dead. Troops in Wednesday's trouble spots remained on the alert, lo put down any demonstrations Ihal. might develop during mass funeral services. Algiers was bustling with activity again. Ik-ports said conditions were normal in oilier coastal cities and in mo.sl of the inleriu-:. The Frencn reported six ol their men dead and 20 wounded after the viol-jucc. The 2'1-hour strike, called to protest President Charles tie Gaulle's threat to partition Algeria into European and Moslem enclaves, was 90 per cent effective throughout Iho country and bolstered the exile rebel regime's prestige and bargaining position with the French. There were mass demonstrations of .support in neighboring Tunisia and Morocco. Ferhat Al) bas, head of the rebel exile government, told a crowd of Moroccans in Casablanca: "Algeria is one and indivisible. II, is not a gruycrc cheese which can bo carved up." A high French official in Algiers grimly admitted the disorders "hardly contribute" to UK chances of peaceful coexistence between Algeria's nine millioi Moslems and one million Enron peans or to association of an independent Algeria with France. De Gaulle threatened last week to part il ion Algeria if no agree menl on Algeria's future tics will with F r a n c e is reached. Be fore Wednesday's violence Frencl officials said peace talks betwcoi the French and tho rebels, sus ponded since June 13, probably would resume next week. Pro-rebel demonstrations be came riots in eastern Algeria nnc half a dozen towns near Algiers .11 was one of the most power ful displays of pro-rebel feeling among Algeria's Moslems since, the rebellion broke out nearly seven years ago. French official;conceded il showed virtually com plele Moslem support for the reb el drive lo win indcpondcno from France. Bell Tolls Today for Hemingway KKTCIUJM. Idaho. (AIM ~Cr- nesl Hemingway, famed author of volumes about death and violence., today was buried in a village cemetery in the peaceful, green .Idaho valley he loved. A group ;il mourners, mostly members of iho family, led by the author's wile, whom he affee- llonally called "Miss Mary," filed vsilenlly into the sunlit cemetery The Hcv. Robert .). Waldmann, pastor of Ketehum's Our Lady of the Snows Roman Catholic Church Kike briefly about death, said a •ayer for the author and then emingway's body was lowered a grey metal casket into a null. The Hemingway home ovcr- ioks (lie lilile valley where the rave was dug Tuesday for I he 1-year-old Nobel ' and I'ulit/.er ri'/.e winner. .Hemingway died Sunday of a lot gun blast in the head. It was tied .sclf-inflicled. Hut authorities lade no dclerminalion as to hclhc-i: it was accidental or on urpose. use extremely Delays Phone Rate Increase LITTLE ROCK < APi-Elfeclive date of a telephone rate increase at Ken.sel nnd Jmbodc-.'i was delayed for | the third time Wednesday by the Arkansas Public Service Commission. The commission postponed the proposed rale increase until Oct. 2 lo allow further invcst'gation by the PSC staff. The increase was requested Feb. 10 for (lie Four States Telephone Co., which seeks to acquire the cities from j|s parent company, Southwestern S'alcs Telephone Co. All Around Town •y The Star Staff Fair Park Water Show Friday Night The Hope Municipal Swimmin Pool is presenting a waler she on Friday, July 7 at 7:150 p.IT Entertainment, will be provide by a sync'lironi/ed swimmin team composed of Linda Gobi Jeane Page, Jennifer Cox, Chen Case, Jan Ellis, Mary Gail Mi Hae, Linda Gibson, Ann Wan Jan Kinehardl, and Sandra Gainc, Mary Alice Mosley will twirl he fire baton. Lamar Cox and Lincl Wray will do a water duel. Swin ming and raft races will be coi dueled and prizes will be awan eel. Following the waler show, t): Youlli Center is sponsoring Shreveporl band. Printing Bids Being Opened ! earlier Hi near Little s week for Rock, for a! having old pecans Bank Call for 30th of June Leavinj. Fernclilf, .._ , Presbyterian young people's"'en- j " lcm h - v lnc station campmcnt were: Johnny Lowe, i w;inl lo "«' Uiem Cril Sluart ill, Beth Lawrence, Candy Harris, Sally Booth. Molly Tolleson. Mary Ellen Holder and Peggy Franks. squirrels at late Police first placed squirrels at ileasc briny . . the boys lo feed the Fair park .... Hie Chief Clarence and look care the park. LITTLE HOCK (AP) >- Secretary of State Nancy J. Hall sui today Ihal a committee of ex perls would determine low bid on slate pnii'nvj conlracls sh and her staff hav-: been tabulalin since last Friday. The bid 'ipcnm.j led lo a coi lro»ersy over how the proposa should be handled. Some bidders u anted Mrs. Hall to change tlu procedure, but -she Baker j stuck lo a svslern here lafe bus- of Ihe band, Secretary of Stale C. G. Hall, used fer many years. Water Supply Almost Gone in N. Plains Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Northern Wisconsin today was idded to the. drought-ridden Great Mains area as Minnesota sought iddilion of 1) more counties to the 24 already declared federal dis- ist.er tracts. Jn the western Dakolas, stockmen joined crop growers in deep concern over dwindling water sup plies and were moving cal He to jreencr pastures or preparing for heir early marketing. Grasshoppers were added lo the drought plague in eastern Mon- .ana, where federal-stale crop reporting services predicted many rielcls wouldn't, even be harvested. Sen. Alexander Wiley, H-Wis., frilled for early action by federal authorities to aid farmers in thai state's drought area. Unless there is rain soon, Wiley said Wednesday night that farmers all over Wisconsin would be suffering. Minnesota's Gov. Elmer L. Andersen said the worsening drought was bringing new appeals lo his office daily from farmers whose pastures arc browned over by Ihc searing sun and whose feed grain crops are wilted. Granling of the new disaster appeals would place IW of Minnc- .sola's 117 counties into the emergency category. In North Dakota, waler was drying up in wells, creeks and ponds to threaten stock along the western and southern boundaries. There has been no growth of pastures or wild hay in the western two-thirds for weeks, With temperatures in the high (IDs again, much small grain was reported beyond salvage. But the corn and soybeans in the eastern zones were accorded a chance, assuming some moisture does come. All of North Dakota was declared a disaster area ki.st week. Western South Dakota cattlemen were reported either moving herds to greener pastures and water or holding dispersal sales, disposing ol all but foundation slock. Charles Govern, cattle expert with the Soulh St. Paul (Minn.) Commission Co., said the unseasonable marketing forced by the aridity was bound to carry prices downward. But he added that housewives could look for lilile if any effect on prices they pay for meat, this year at least. City Plans to Increase Sewer Service Fee Hope's Cily Manager Hoard 1ms served notice that industrial, commercial and residential sewer rales are going l.i nc increased and a hearing 'has been called for 2:;i(l p.m., July 17 at City Hull. An ordinance fixing the follow ing rates has been introduced: liesidenlial -- an 1 ,:, of average bill for months of Nov., Dec. Jan. but not less than $1.2,1 per month. Commercial and Industrial — 2;V' of average waler bill (or months of Nov., Dec., Jan. but nut less than $l,rii) per month. All rates arc mil if p ( ii ( | wilhiu 10 days bill are subject to a five per cent increase it not paid in 10 days. This comes on the heels of a bond project for Hie laying of new sewer lines throughout tliu -'ily. The group at its last meet- mg sold $210,000 worth of revenue bonds for thai purpose. Al thai; ime il was Indicated the bonds would be paid from current revenue and (here would be no new nx. There was no mention of a service fee increase. Actually there is no base currently being charged for sewago service. The fee runs from IIOc up This new minimum would equal- ixe I ho base and practically in every instance will raise the fee for everyone. A member of the board said yesterday Ihal, districls which are currently paying out Iheir sewage lines will not be affected by flic new rates. Persons object ing lo the new proposed rates will be given an opportunity to be heard ul July i'i meeting. the tenee. The board Wednesday granted parole lo former Carroll County Treasurer Edwin L. Champlin of BiTryville, who was convicted of | port on the .same date on the con- fml>c//linjj; some $20,OUU in puh-'dition of insured slate banks lie funds and was si-nt'-wed t»|which are not members of llv seven years ii) 11)511. lledcral reserve system. WASHINGTON (API — The comptroller of the currency today issued a call for a slatcmcnl »!' the condition of all national banks at the close of business Friday, June :JO. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation also called for a re- Mrs. Hall saiil I he committee . Airman Ralph W. Kidd, son ofj— lo be used \w Iho firM time Students in the school of arts j Mr. and Mrs. Arley 1). Kidd of —would con.si.sl u: Tom Bon.\ a and science making straight A j Hope, has been assigned to a unit retired prime-'.-; Fred C'liiaday. a honor roll for the Spring semester I of the Air Training Command, I printer ami p'.ulisiier of •-» news- Webb, AFB, Texas ... he is an'paper at England, and Kelly at Hie U of A Hankins of Hope of Emmet. include Sherrie and Jane Kitchens President Paul Raley has announced Ihal I he Presbylerian Men's Class will play host lo the Women's Class at !i:f>u a.m. Sunday . . . Uaskel Jones will leach the classes. Policemen ask that persona Body Recovered From River EL DORADO, Ark. 'AP'-The body of James C. Wall, lit, of Hamburg, was rcccovcrcd early today from the Ouachila River 2o miles east of here. Watt drowned Into. Wednesday when his Iw.il hit a partially submerged log and he was thrown into the water. He was returning alone from -i camping trip. Nearby fishermen heard Watt's cries for help, but lie had pone under before they arrived ut Hie scene. The Union County coroner's office ruled the crowning accidental. air operation specialist and recently completed basic (raining there Hope High He is School. a graduate uf Just oiit of (own on Highway 29 toward Hlcvins the Highway Department is constructing a county maintenance shop and the main l.uildin^ is br^inmn;; lo take shape. Bryant, former stale printing clerk. The contracis will h-j formally awarded by I In; Stale Printing Board, compiisc:! of Mrs. Hail iincl other .slate officials. The bid conlrove.>y caused one 1'irm to have representative.'; af the tabulation an.i ie hire a P"iv- ale delectivi- ie wlc'i Mrs });•,'!'!•• office at Jii^li.'. Spirits Did Speak MIDDLETOWN. ohio <AP> — Terse but bespeaking a domestic tragedy was this report of an explosion investigation by Middletown patrolman Howard Watson: "This officer found a bolile of wine hud been hidden in the oven of a gas stove. 11 exploded when the oven was lit and the spirits did speak." CYFtoBe j in Charge , re*'* ' ' or Services For tiie next three Sundays members of the First Christian Church CYF will be responsible lor the 5 p.m. vespers. Each year these young people are given frequent opportunity to lead others in worship. The church rcali/es the impor- ance of giving .such fine training and the youlli who parliciaptu would like lo express public appreciation. Two members — Sara Mack Garrctt and Mary Lou Park — are already part-lime organist and pianisl respectively, w'horeus David Pearson is serving as summer choir director. In addition to the vespers program currently in preparation. CYF has consented lo Lake chiirgu of this .Sunday morning worship also. Speaker al all services is David 'Pearson, while others participating include Judy Robins, Mary Lou Park, Richard and Carl McMurtrey and Don Oglesby serving as worship leader. More Than 500 Died in Accidents CHICAGO (AP) — Traffic acei« dents killed more than 500 persons during the extended Fourth of July weekend, Ihe highest totul for any summer holiday period. The final count also showed that the more than UOO persons killed in all types of accidents was an all-cim'j high for any holiday period. Traffic: dealhs totaled DOG compared to the previous high of 491 .set during a luiir-day observance of Independence Day in l!'5U The loll exceeded the National Safety Council's prjluiiday uslimalu by 5!J. Jn accidents of all kinds, including traffic, boatiii^', drowniiigs, and the miscdluneous category, H2-1 persons iosl I'icir lives. That figure compare.1 >v ; lh Mil recorded during a four-day observance ol Christinas in 1956, In addition to traffic fatalities during tha four day weekend, (So died in boating accidents, 201 persons wore drowned, and MM others lost their lives in a vjriuty of mishaps. is no point in giving tn§ country back to the Indians. They have enough troubles of their own.

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