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Laurel Leader-Call (Newspaper) - October 26, 1961, Laurel, Mississippi TODAY'S THOUGHT The trouble with many people In trying times is that they LAUREL mm mm mm m ummM T Serving Southeastern Mississippi BOth Year No. 171 October 26, 1961 Five Cents Dally Since 1911 Save tt the Downtown Motor Branch 75* Weather Details Under Briefs 1\JT l rri 1 Massed Tanks Call Red Bluf 1 I ONE OF THE BIG features of the Mississippi Oil Festival parade Friday at 3:30 p.m. will be Moffett Family with their famous which has appeared at leading fairs and celebrations throughout the United States and The bucking 1926 Ford explodes and runs on four wheels and two wheels Its acrobatic stunts keep the car occupants mighty This ancient auto can do just about everything but It will be the final vehicle in the big parade here THE BIGGEST EVER Oil Festival Parade Friday Korea Has Own Hassle On Border South Korea U.N. Command closed the military demarcation line today to Communist vehicles carrying Red members of the neutral nations supervisory commission to a camp near The Polish and Czech members and their aides have been permitted to ride in their own vehicles across the line dividing North and South Korea en route to a neutral camp maintained by Swiss and Swedish members of the the U.N. Command the Communists will have to walk the 300 yards from North Korea to the camp or ride in U.N. The command said it acted because four Communist drivers on Oct. 16 staged a harassing by discharging passengers at the neutral camp and refusing to drive back into North Korea as they usually MASON OIL FESTIVAL PARADE HOPE TO HALT BLAST U.N. Ballot OKs Appeal UNITED by a thumping 73-10 vote of approval from the U.N. political delegates pressed today for quick General Assembly action on an appeal to the Soviet Union to refrain from exploding a 50-mega-ton hydrogen one of the eight sponsors of the asked that the General Assembly give top prior By ELSIE W. JOHNSON Staff Writer Eleven Mississippi's prettiest the finest riding the Shrine Motor and a mile or more of oil field equipment will be seen in the Mississippi Oil Festival parade here Friday starting at 3:30 p.m. Shiny new in the latest will carry 14 lovely girls vying for the title of Mississippi Oil There will be a special car for three other beauties - Mississippi's current oil queen and Miss Miss Joann Watts of Miss Miss Annice Raye and the state's first oil Miss Pat Mclnnis of chosen in Laurel in 1959. Dignitaries in the parade will include members of the State Oil and Gas county and state officials and special oil industry Possibly the largest number of bands to march through the downtown streets of Laurel in one parade will be seen snappy bands are coming from Bay the Soviet Union and its allies finally abandoned attempts to stall off the committee But Soviet Delegate Semyon K. indicated the Kremlin would reject the asserting maneuvers by the NATO would not deter the Soviet Union I Springs Jones County from perfecting its 11""in" charged that in the past the United States had conducted tests of 15, 20 ity to the resolution which cleared haps even 30-megaton bombs the committee after a stormy day of Soviet Only the Soviet bloc end Cuba voted against the Mali abstained and 15 of them from absent when the balloting took As support for the resolution He asserted that the nations who backed the resolution calling on the Soviet Union not to drop the monster bomb had kept silent during U.S. tests in the The resolution was sponsored by Pakistan and JFK Plans Spending Cuts To Shave Budget Deficit WASHINGTON Kennedy called for caution and economies in government spending to balance the budget next in a statement to his said it will be necessary to postpone or limit increases in a number of government programs which otherwise would be He also said the government payroll must be held to necessary to get jobs There was no clear statement as to whether this would mean laying off federal but White House press secretary Pierre Salinger said the administration's policy has been to make reductions when it is determined that fewer employes can handle the work of an agency or Johnson Visits Sam Rayburn Tex. - Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Speaker of the House Sam at Baylor Hospital again Wednesday and said Rayburn appeared a hospital bulletin reflected no change in the condition of stricken with incur able cancer Junior Shady My These high school and college bands will be joined by the George S. Gardiner High School Band and those from Stewart M. Jones and D. U. Maddox Junior High The Laurel Junior Chamber of Commerce clowns who made BRIEFS such a hit last will be back with a bigger and better clown act. The Shrine Motor Corps will give their usual good show and the Ellisville Saddle Club will be the flag There will be the largest array of oil field equipment to be seen in this part of the Everything needed in exploration for oil and gas to equipment used in producing this natural resource will be in the line of This for the first a plaque will be given to the best equipment but not In the way of thrills and will be the Famous and their Bucking John parade says this act has appeared at leading fairs and celebrations throughout the United States and was featured in the noted Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York and on the NBC TV The are now making their home in Jones County and are bringing this ancient auto out of Line of march from the starting point at Mason and Beacon streets will be east on Mason to north on Magnolia to Fifth west on Fifth to Fifth south on Fifth to Central and west on Central to Sixth south on Sixth and Beacon to the starting Kennedy said the deficit expected in the fiscal year ending next June 30 will reflect the 1960-61 recession but still much than the billion deficit incurred in the year that ended June 30. 1959, in the Eisenhower Secretary of the Treasury Dillon recently indicated the 1961-62 red ink figure would approximate There has been speculation it might be even greater by the time the fiscal year Kennedy used no figure in his lengthy statement to members of the Cabinet and heads of 13 agen whom he assembled at the White House for a fiscal outlook Keesler Civilians Get Pay Hikes Miss. - Keesler Air Force Base's 970 civil service employes will get pay increases ranging from 4 to 11 cents an hour effective Nov. 12. The new pay schedule was announced Wednesday following a survey conducted in the Biloxi The hike will increase annual payroll by about Fair through A little cooler today and Lowest tonight 42-52. Highest Friday 70-76. Temperatures for the 24 hour period ending at 7 High 81, low 50, at 7 51. LAUREL SKIES October 26 Sunset 5:13 p.m. Sunrise a.m. Moonrise p.m. Last 31 The in the is now the first visible after sunset and the in the is now the last to fade out at RIVER STAGES Pascagoula River at 4.0 no little Pearl River at Pearl 3.3 down little The annual 4-H poultry sale will be held 28, at 10 a.m. south of the Farm Department County and city law enforcement agencies had one of their quietest nights The Fire Department also got a said the police docket was still wanting at 9 a.m. the county docket was in that according to Jones County Jailer Clarence The Auxiliary to the South Mississippi Charity Hospital is planning an at the hospital Oct. 29, from 3:30 p.m. Groups will be taken on conducted lours of the followed by refreshments served in the parlor of the Tht public invited to WANTS EAST-WEST WALL DOWN After a 50-minute talk with President West German Ambassador Wilhelm Grewe is surrounded by newsmen as he leaves the White He indicated his country believes the Allies should press for removal of the wall between East and West in any negotiations with Plight Is Aid To Rocky NEW YORK financial plight of Eastern appeared today on its way to becoming a testing ground for state governors io greater influence in national If this it could result in important new exposure to a nationwide audience for GOP New York Gov. Nelson A. widely credited with House ambitions in 1964. Ten governors who heard railroad men spell out their woes and appeal for help in them took no direct action But their spokesman vowed not to let the matter Gov. Wesley Powell of New chairman of the National said he plans steps to give the 50 state leaders a voice in the of any solution recommended by President Kennedy next The President has said he will offer in January a prescription for the ills of the transport industry It is generally conceded that the root of the trouble lies in national or the lack of rather than on the state I Powell said he will urge the Executive Committee of the Conference to poll the entire group on the forthcoming administration proposals and to follow up aggressively in terms of whatever the canvass or a said he will bend his efforts to budge an chasm that between federal government leadership and leadership of the several legislation should he enacted in Washington on this problem without close liaison with the he Barrow Pits May Be Used As Shelters WASHINGTON Kennedy may back a proposal to build public fallout shelters alongside newly constructed If the plan is found the White House said in a letter to Sen. Thruston B. it may be included in Kennedy's recommendations to Congress ear ly next Morton had made the proposal in a letter to The made public was signed by presidential assistant Lawrence F. He said Kennedy considers the idea Morton proposed building a string of large roadside public fallout shelters in conjunction with highway construction as a means of obtaining mass protection rapidly at low He said shelters could be built in areas of high population den especially at interchanges as well as along open The proposal has gone to Secretary of Defense Robert S. for The huge holes that result when highway builders strip earth and rocks for fill material could be turned into deep shelters and covered over with dirt while heavy equipment is still Morton wrote the Plan Classes On Disasters OPERATION WASHINGTON - The Air Force says it can't find 350 million copper needles strewn in space to test prospects for a radio A Midas fired into orbit last Saturday from Point ejected the tiny copper called They were to spread out and form a belt around the earth that could be used to bounce radio waves halfway around the Wednesday the Air Force announced that its Lincoln in charge of West reported no radar contact had been established with the each 7-10 of an inch long and one-third as thick as a human WASHINGTON officers from every state meet here today in an extraordinary session designed largely to consider protective measures that might be taken if nuclear fallout reached acute The two-day called by the Public Health brings together about 100 state and local health The sessions are closed to Miss. - Dr. A. L. state health announced a program Wednesday to care for health needs in the event of a national Gray said a committee hopes to begin training classes for volunteer instructors in He said the goal is to train one member of every family in the basic knowledge required for survival when professional care is not The training will include sanitation and vermin water and bleeding and nursing for the sick and and emergency Others on the committee named by Gov. Ross Barnett are Civil Defense Director Robert Superintendent of Education Jack Medical Association President Dr. Larance and Mrs. H. D. state president of the Punching Soapy Shows A Profit PORT South Africa - The Rhodesian who punched G. Mennen the U.S. assistant secretary for African at Lusaka Airport last has received about 2,000 pounds mostly from his wife said in a newspaper interview Stuart 58, was fined 50 pounds Sept. 12 for assaulting Mrs. who is spending a vacation with her sister said her husband received currency and checks from the United States to pay his He returned the larger amounts to the senders and kept small sums as she Artist Rockwell Takes 3rd Wife Mass. noted maga zine cover artist and and Miss Mary L. a retired were married Wednesday in St. Paul's Episco pal It was the third marriage for 67. His first marriage in divorce in 1930. His sec ond wife died two years The 65, retired in 195'J after teaching English at Milton Academy for 37 Last Gate Is Reopened BERLIN today moved across tne border into East Berlin for the straight day to reassert the of Americans to move The East German closed the Friedrichstrasse but reopened it when was U.S. tanks provided a backdrop for the across the dividing line but were withdrawn The situation flared up and died down in less than an The Friedrichstrasse known as to went back to normal and was again open to by It is the crossing between East and Vest Berlin that is left for the use of Americans and other The day's main at the checkpoint began whoa an driving a blue U.S. Army license drova up unescorted seeking admittance to East The German police refused to admit him unless he identified and he declined to do It was plain the unidentified American had been sent up to tha border as a further test of tha rights American authorities claim for movement about the When ths driver came three U.S. Army carrying American Military Policemen joined him for The East German police stood to let this military group and the sedan go After convoying the sedan into East Berlin the military policeman and the sedan cruised around alone in the East German police stopped the when alongside again and brought the car safely American tanks at the border were reviving up their Then the East backed up by a show of 50 or more of their prepared to erect a heavy chain across the are closing the border until this nonsense an officer of East German police The sedan placed itself between the returning jeeps and the On Page Gromyko Declares Soviets Will Consider Allied Views MOSCOW Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko says the Soviet Union is ready to consider the Western point of view on Berlin and Germany if the West is sincere in wanting an understanding with the Soviet Gromyko declared before the Soviet Communist party congress Wednesday that Soviet foreign policy demonstrates and its striving to take account of the interests of the other parties to negotiations when they really seek an Episcopalians Set Consecration Miss. - The Rev. John Maury Allin will be consecrated as Bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi in ceremonies Saturday in St. James Church at The church's presiding the Rt. Rev. Arthur will be the Bishops from Arkan Alabama and Florida also will take part. Allin has been rector of All Saints Junior College at 1958 He was elected Sept. 7 to serve as coadjutor with the Rt. Rev. Duncan M. bishop of Mis He gave no indication of a treat in the Soviet position in tht tense diplomatic and he asserted once mora that the Soviet Union will sign a separate peace pact with East Germany if negotiations with tha West The address marked Gromyko's first official public report on his recent talks with U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk in New York and with President Kennedy in Gromyko was applauded repeatedly throughout the which appeared to be a major statement on Soviet foreign IN HANCOCK AND PEARL RIVER Mississippi Rocket Test To Be Area Ala. - Army Mobile district office prepared today to acquire extensive land in Mississippi and Louisiana for a major test facility in manned lunar landing Col. D. A. the district said the Mobile office was assigned responsibility for acquiring land for a or tied test facility for the National Aeronautics and Space Ad announced program to place a man on the Residents of more than 140,000 acres of river delta lands will be affected in Mississippi and Louisi The test site will be located in Hancock and Pearl River coun ties of southern Mississippi and St. Tammany Parish in southeast era The government W e d n e sday filed proceedings in federal courts in and New Orleans notifying the public of plans for establishing tht facility for testing launching vehicles of the Saturn and Nova Raymond said the filing does not give the government title to or possession of the land but merely served to inform residents of the eventual requirement so that no further buildup will occur in the area prior to the government's acquiring title to the land or Outright title will be acquired to about 13,500 acres in Hancock In the government will obtain perpetual restrictive easements over about 101,300 acres in 1,800 acres in Pearl River and about 25,000 acres in St. Tammany Approximately 660 families living in the area will be given up to 2!L> years to find new The government said there arc about 85 families now living in the area whert outright title will be acquired and about 575 in the easement Raymond said engineer representatives soon will contact landowners in the area where the plans to acquire to obtain permission for survey work and subsurface The land where title will be acquired includes the community of Miss. logging and mineral operations will be permitted to continue in the lands to be taken under but no occupied residents will be permitted in the easement The announcement said a real estate project office will be set up in the area to handle all real estate phases of the Construction of the test facility in the area where title is to Of acquired is expected to begin by On Page
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