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Laurel Leader-Call (Newspaper) - October 28, 1961, Laurel, Mississippi TODAY'S THOUGHT Some people can hardly watt to hear what they are going to T 80th Year No. 173 Serving Southeastern Mississippi October 28, 1961 Five Cents Daily Since 1911 Save tt the new Downtown Motor Branch 75- Details Under War Of Nerves Moves Into Air UNITED against the the U.N. General Assembly today con fronted the Soviet Union with a solemn appeal to call off its 50 megaton test set for the month's The international body approved the resolution by a smashing vote of 87-11 with 1 but the Russians indicated before the ballot they would turn down the Faced with the Oct. 31 deadline announced by Soviet Premier Khrushchev for touching off the monster the eight sponsors of the appeal pressed the assem bly into an overtime session to get a vote before the weekend The only nations to vote against the proposal were the nine Soviet bloc the new Red mem Outer and Cuba Mali Just before the balloting Soviet Delegate Semyon K. that will obstruct the Soviet Union in its efforts to strengthen its defenses or in its efforts for THE TOP PHOTO SHOWS a section of the two-mile long parade Friday afternoon as a part of the observance of the Oil and in the bottom shot Miss Miss Annice Raye Jernigan and Mississippi's Oil Miss Joann Lea Watts meet at a style show in their honor during the Mississippi Oil Photos by THOUSANDS ON STREETS Record Crowd Views Oil Festival Parade The 19G1 Mississippi Oil Festival got off to a whopping start with the big oil industry parade Friday afternoon seen by a jam-packed crowd in the neighborhood of 10,-000 Laurel and the Petroleum Committee of the Laurel Chamber of Commerce were hosts to visitors from all over many from Tennessee and other oil producing These plus the bevy of beauties here from oil towns and cities in one of whom will be crowned at the big Coronation Ball Saturday night at the National Guard attended the football game and an aftergame party Friday In the spotlight Friday and Saturday are two of the state's most famous the reigning Mississippi Oil Joann Lea Watts of and Miss Mississippi vivacious Annice Raye Jernigan of New Other Friday highlights of the two-day event were a style show and coffee Friday morning at the Laurel Country the presentation of the queen their clashing Naval officers from Meridian Naval Air at the football game Friday Also at the the trophy for the best float in the parade was presented to The Halliburton Wives This huge red and white float depicted the first oil well on the At one end was a rocket which lighted un and at the other end an oil Moon children were busy ce menting production string casing a Halliburton speciality in produc ing oil BEAUTY PAGEANT Saturday afternoon at Mississip pi Oil Festival Holi day the dozen pretty girls competed in swim suits and even ing This open to the was attended by many dignitaries as well as by a large crowd of local and visiting Members of the State Oil and Jersey Speech Decision Receives Mixed Reaction WASHINGTON - President Kennedy's action in booking a campaign speech in New Jersey next Thursday was variously interpreted today as a sign of Democratic optimism and Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana applauded President's decision to make a spetch for Judge Richard J. the party's nominee for governor in the Nov. 7 state President Eisenhower has set the pattern in New Jer Mansfield Pres ident Kennedy will set the pace I am delighted that the President is going for I feel it is a sign that Judge Hughes is forging to the front in a close Senate Republican Leader Ev erelt M. Dirksen of Illinois said in a interview he thinks Kennedy reversed a previous decision not to make a personal appearance in New Jersey because he was under party pressure to try to head of a Hughes Gas including the vice chairman S. Boyd of members of the Mis Division of Mid Continent Oil and Gas City of Laurel and state presidents and company representatives of the oil industry were on hand to see this phase of the Saturday the candidates for queen and were feted to a Miss America type luncheon at the Laurel Country Club for judges and Then Saturday evening at 7 o'clock the public gets a chance to visit with the girls at a buffet sponsored by the Laurel Desk and Derrick The event closes Saturday On Page Chrysler Gets Strike Deadline Mich. Corp. had today what amounted to a Thursday strike deadline from the United Auto Workers The union gave every indication that it would attempt to avoid a walkout at plants of the only among the auto industry's big but the UAW international executive board said Friday night it was postponing until 8 p.m. Tuesday a decision on whether to serve 48-hour notice contract Notice of contract termination normally means strike and a union spokesman said it would be in the case of The UAW executive board gave several reasons for delaying until a termination notice for among them a request from William director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation behalf of the United States U.N. Okays Resolution Defense Sets New Strategy WASHINGTON Ken administration announced Friday night that the military buildup will give the nation nuclear capability several that of the Soviet and thus the Pentagon will not spend extra millions ticketed by Cong ress for big The decision not to use the million Congress voted for the bombers and for pushing work on aircraft of the future was made public by Secretary of Defense Robert S. He said he had President Kennedy's In announcing that the funds would be the Defense Department progress of the administration's accelerated defense buildup makes unnecessary the use of additional defense funds appropriated by the Cong ress above the amount requested by the Petal Receives Federal Grant WASHINGTON Community Facilities Administration announced Saturday an loan to help finance construction of sewer and water facilities in the area near Hat The total project will cost an estimated BRIEFS Partly cloudy through Sunday Warmer this afternoon and Low tonight 56-62. High Sunday 76-82. Temperatures for the 24 hour period ending at 7 high 75, low 41, at 7 a.m. 48. LAUREL SKIES OCTOBER 29 Sunset today 5.10 p.m. Sunrise a.m. Moonrise tonight 10:14 p.m. PROMINENT STARS due south 8:19 p.m. low in northwest 11:2!) p.m. in the east 2:53 a.m. due south 4:09 a.m. low in south 3:45 a.m. OCTOBER 30 Sunset today 5:09 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow 6:12 a.m. Moonrise tonight p.m. Last Quarter tomorrow 2:5!) At moonrise tonight the 2 brightest stars in the sky will be Vena and The former will be low in the the latter high in the Fallout Is On The Way Across U.S. WASHINGTON highflying fallout cloud from Russia's big nuclear explosion passed over the Northwestern United States during the night and was headed today across the northern states toward the Great Lakes and southeastern The Weather Bureau made this estimate today and repeated there is no cause for expert Robert List said he would expect the same general levels of radio activity as were observed with some of the earlier Soviet bomb would be he said we get any more debris from this than any other Russian List said the invisible concentration of radioactive ash from Monday's big detonation passed over Oregon and Northern California early today and headed toward the Great He estimated it was being carried by about 80-mile-an-hour winds and that it was possibly a couple of hundred miles Predictions of occasional rain on part of the course of the cloud could bring some of the debris to The bureau had forecast occasional rain or showers from Missouri through Wisconsin this It also predicted rain or showers with some snow in the higher mountains from the Rocky Mountain States into the western portion of the North and Central PRESS TIME FLASHES Calls Appeals Hysteria MOSCOW - Premier Khrushchev said today that world appeals to the Soviet Union to cancel explosions of a 50-megaton bomb are just Will Keep Her fit Home WASHINGTON young woman whose post card touched off a furor about the Peace Corps in will stay with the corps in Thanksgiving Proclamation WASHINGTON - President Kennedy upon all citizens today to observe Thanksgiving day Nov. 23 in a manner only to preserve our but also to extend them to the four corners of the IN VOTE CASE ROSS PLANS NO SPECIAL SESSION Ross Barnett says only an emergency would prompt him to call a special legislative session before the regular biennial session convenes Jan. 2. Barnett said he has been pressured to call a special session to consider congressional before the January but see nothing so pressing at this time to warrant a special Mississippi loses one of its six representatives under the 1%0 census because of a loss of population and must its counties into five High Court OKs Appeal Perry Board Member Dies - J. A. Fil 65, president of the Perry County Board of died Friday at his home in Janice One of the county's most prominent Mr. Fillingame had been suffering from a heart Mr. Fillingame served as supervisor of Beat One for eight After moving to Beat he was elected to the board three successive He was a dea con of the Jancie Baptist Church a charter member and organizer of the Perry County Wild Life Club and was active in civic afr Funeral services will be con ducted 2 from Janice Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Irvin Burial will be in Janice Surviving are his four R. J. Claude Ed and Dan four Mrs. Helen Mrs. Evelyn Howard and Mrs. Margaret all of and Miss Sarah Fillingame of one Oscar W. and four Jones Funeral Home in is in Pat Is Queen fit Homecoming Miss. University of Mississippi student body elected Pat Chadwick of Jackson homecoming queen in a second run-off election NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a government action to stop Mississippi officials from prosecuting a Negro who tried to help other Negroes register to The appeals In a 2-1 reversed U.S. Dist. Judge Harold Cox of Jackson It ordered Cox to grant the government's motion for a temporary restraining blocking the trial of John of Tenn. Circuit Judge Ben Cameron of The Justice in asking for an order to block Hardy's trial before a Walthall justice of the argued his prosecution would Nikita Is lust One Of The Boys MOSCOW Khrushchev says he doesn't want to be regarded as a The Soviet premier made a ref Friday to the glorifying speeches about him at the 22nd Communist Party appreciate the kind of feelings guiding these Khrushchev told the allow me to state emphatically that everything said about me should be referred to the central because not a single major nor a single responsible speech was undertaken on somebody's personal They are all the result of collective discussion and of collective 22 Make Escapes BERLIN - During the night 22 East Germans escaped to freedom through the concrete and wire barriers encircling West police Three of including two young swam across canals or date qualified Negroes from trying to a Student Coordinating Committee came to the south central Mississippi county to encourage Negroes to become The county then had no Negro voters of some 2,490 Negroes of voting County authorities charged Hardy with disorderly conduct after an incident in the registrar's of fice in The government contended Hardy accompanied two elderly Negroes to Wood's office and Wood ordered him out at gunpoint and struck him on the back of the U.S. Planes Circle Over East Sector BERLIN - Soviet and American tanks withdrew from the touchy Berlin border front lines today after confronting each other all night long at 200-yards TENSION EASES Tension was eased for the but less than two hours later the United States sent an Air Force transport plane over the Communist section of the city twice in defiance of the The flights appeared intended to underline what the Western Allies consider one of their rights in right to fly over any part of on the basis of postwar The tanks had confronted each other Friday night at - checkpoint Charlie After the Americans for the third straight had reasserted another right claimed by the the right to move into and out of the Eastern sector without ing checked by East RELAX CONTROL As soon as the tanks pulled Iback the East Germans relaxed their stiff controls at the border and waved border crossert through with a A U. S. Army sightseeing bus passed into East Berlin without being It carried 22 officers and all in Last Wednesday two similar buses were refused entry by Germans ana the Americans declined to make an issue of saying they did not wish to endanger women The Soviets were the first to On Page Laurel Entry Captures Title In Mrs. Mississippi Contest The old adage a always a applies to Mrs. James Huff of and who Friday night on the Mississippi Gulf Coast won the title Her flashing smile and winning personality in addition to the talents she displayed in cake menu flower home hair character and appearance simply the judges and the audience. with her will be given a week's stay in Fort where she will compete in the Mrs. America contest Thanksgiving Mrs. Huff entered the state contest as the winner of the Mrs. Laurel competition sponsored by the three Laurel radio She was presented many gifts Friday night from the state Mississippi Broadcasters The winner of the Mrs. America title will receive approximately in PAST HONORS Marilyn is best as tall and weighing 130 MRS. JAMES BENTON HUFF She has brown hair and eyes and a famous smile that has helped her capture many other the best known being Young Miss America Rural USA and On Page Covington Oil Find Named Collins Field By ELSIE WL JOHNSON Staff Writer Collins Field is the name designated to Covington County's first oil The county's first completed oil well is a dual producer gauging 705 barrels of oil per Although Covington was late in joining its sister counties as an oil its first field is considered a major discovery and the filed opener is a prolific testing is continuing on another well in Covington which is as assured producer and will extend Summerland field from Jones The discovery well for Collins field is Pun American Petroleum Corporation No. 1 R. L. NE SW of Sec. 25-8N-15W. approximately five miles east of Rodessa oil sand perforated at 13,725-31 flowed on potential gauge 488 barrels of 41.3 gravity oil in 24 hours through ft inch choke with tubing pressure 900 ratio was 513 to one and the well made no The other zone is from sand at 13,126-31 which was completed on pump for 217 barrels of 31.9 gravity oil per with no water being A third zone at 14,048-53 which tested flow of 84 barrels of 43.6 gravity is not being Total depth of the new producer was 15,311 feet with cas ing set to 14,548 This new producing area is sur rounded by salt Dont Salt Dome is three miles Kola Dome is three miles four miles and seven mile east and slightly Extensive testing is being made on the Triad Oil and Gas Company No. 1 Oil Sec. 33-10N-14W, which is an assured extension of Jones County's recently discovered Summerland field into Covington Drilled to 13,026 production casing was set to 12,250 feet and three zones have been Best zone was at 10,430-40 feet which tested at rate of 15V* barrels of oil per hour and no water on % inch Thf zone producing in the discovery well of the is being tested but no gauge has been Test is on perforations at 9442-58 Also in Covington near the Jeff Pavis County Pan American is drilling below 14,798 feet on the No. 1 F. M. SW NW of Sec. 4-7N-J7W. Two other field discoveries for the year have been given On Page
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