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   Greenville Delta Democrat Times (Newspaper) - December 1, 1963, Greenville, Mississippi                               News Briefs PLANE WRECKAGE SIGHTED JACKSON (UPI) A Civil Air Patrol search plane has spotted wreckage believed to be that of a twin-engine plane missing since takeoff hero Thursday with the pilot and a nurse aboard. I.t. Col. William Clancy, emergency director tor Ihe CAP, said the wreckage was located in a heavily wooded area of Hinds Counly, 20 miles nortli of Edwards. "Ground units are working their way to Ihe site to make a positive identification of the Clancy said Sat- urday. The missing plane, a twin-engine Aero Commander, was piloted by J. L. Wylie of West Clear Lake, Fla. He and the nurse, Phyllis Clark of St. Petersburg, Fla., were en route to Dallas, Tex., to pick up an uniden- tified heart patient. Clancy said Capt. Leon Fife of the Monroe, La., CAP squadron was one of the first pilots to locale the wreckage about 2 p.m. Saturday. TEUNISSON TO MERIT PROGRAM City Engineer John Tcunisson, as one of the top leaders in the Com- munity Merit Award field, will be a special guest at the Tuesday pro- gram in Meridian to pay tribute to the first city (o receive all ten awards. Also on hand will be Gov. Ross Barnclt who has proclaimed Tuesday "Meridian Merit Awards Day." CLARIFICATION The recently reported drunkenness charge against a Sidney Smith was against a Sidney Smith presently living in Cleveland, not ug.ninst Sidney Smith of Greenville who lives at 1139 McArlhur St. TELESCOPE RECOVERED KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (UPI) A recovery team removed a giant ton telescope from a wooded area near here Friday and headed back to Palestine, Tex., where scientists said a space probe using the telescope was a success. A road was bulldozed into oil isolated area of a farm owned by Smith Hughes, 15 miles northwest of here in the Sallis com- munity, where the apparatus landed Wednesday. The ?2.5 million tele- scope was carried aloft by a 600-foot high balloon from Palestine at 4 p.m. Tuesday for a high atmosphere study of the planet Jupiter and near stars. It touched down in the isolated section of Attala Counly after an IS-hour flight. An earlier report that it had been found at Durant in Holmes County proved false. DAY CENTER NEARS GOAL The Greenville Child Day Care Center needs only to reach its S5.000 goal, it was announced Saturday. Latest contributors, in Ihe drive to raise money for a house and lot were: Hugh Sireet Floral Club, Greenville Jr. Beauticians, and anonymous donor, 44-Unit Parade Open Christmas Dec. 5 One of the largest Christmas parades ever held in Greenville will be held here Dec. 5 with 26 floats, four bands, and 14 other entries including Santa Claus and some of Greenville's prettiest girls. The parade, sponsored by the Park Commission, will begin at 5 p.m. at Main and Walnut and will proceed to Washington Ave By BILL SARTOR Sabin anti-polio vaccine, an object at consider- able interest and no little controversy last year, again is attracting widespread attention from local and area doctors and health officials. Campaigns to distribute Ihe much-discussed oral vaccine on a mass basis have been launched in Memphis, Tenn., and in several Mississippi coun- ties within the last few weeks. These campaigns have helped generate a renewal of interest in the possibility of an oral polio immunization campaign in this county. Later this month, a Stale Board of Health survey team is scheduled to conduct a poll to determine how many pre-schon! age children have received immunization from polio, small pox and other communicable diseases. AS YET, no definite steps have been taken here to instigate such a program. It appears that most local doctors now have endorsed the im- munization program, but apparently, no one wants to sponsor a vaccine campaign here. Part of the reason for those seemingly contra- nue. It will turn off Washington on Harvey and return via Main to S. Walnut Street. ALL entries are urged to ba In place by 4 p.m. at which time all cars will be cleared from Washington Avenue. The following is the line-up of entries in the parade: 1. Squad car escort, 2. Officers By L n eceived ee Oswald DALLAS (UPI) -FBI agents Saturday were tracking down the source of occasional small sums Lee Harvey Oswald ap- parently received. The Western Union office in Dallas said FBI agents asked about telegraph money orders to the accused assassin. A spokesman, A. I. English, said the FBI was told it could not get such information without court orders. He refused to say whether Oswald had received money by wire, The Dallas Times Herald said it learned Oswald received sums ranging up to or pos- sibly at a time for several months prior to the assassina- tion ami his own slaying at the hands of Jack Ruby. The paper said Oswald sent a telegram himself a few days before President was shot. Western employes remembered him because he invariably argued with the paper said, whenever he went to the Western Union of- fice. They didn't say what the telegram concerned. THE FBI Friday re-enacted the assassination, again run- ning a motorcade past the Tex- as Schoolbook Depository build- ing. from where sniper fired the three shots. The 'Se- cret Service re-staged it .Wed- nesday. Oswald's Russian wife' Ma- rina and her two children re- mained in seclusion. Mrs. Shir- ley Williamson of Fort Worth said she has collected in a fund for the widow. rfictory actions, stems from Inst year's vaccine controversy which caused many people (o shy away from the Sabin serum, In favor of the much moro slowly administered Snlk vaccine. EDITOR'S NOTE This is the first o! three articles concerning Sabin oral anti- polio vaccine and its possible future use in this county. Tentative plans for an oral im- munization program were shelved last year after n vaccine controversy. That contro- versy, and the pros and cons of Sabin vac- cine will be discussed in tlie three-part series. of E.' E. Bass Junior High School, 3. color guards of the Naval Reserve, -1. convertible with Mayor George Archer and Park Commissioner E. M. Ward, 5. Greenville High School Band, 6. Woodlawn, 7. withdrawn, 8. Rainbow Girls float. 9. Welcome Wagon float, 10. Beta Sigma Phi float, IT. Triad Club float, 12. Gift and Tot float, 13. I.eland Band, 14. BPOW float, 15. Greenville Girl Scout march- ing group, 16. Magnolia Garden Club float. 17. Pilot Club float, 18. Do-ci Dancers float, 19. Cub Scout float, 20. Teen Club float, 21. 4- H float, 22. G.H.S. Student Coun- cil, 23. convertibles with the Homecoming Court of G.H.S., 24. Vintage Cars, 25. Hollandale Band, 26. City Engineers float. 27. BROWME Troop float 28. Junior Woman's float 23. Faith Lutheran Church.'float 3. St. Joseph School float, 31. converti- bles with the St. Joseph School Homecoming Court, 32. float. 33. Altrusa Club float, 34. Jun- ior League Baseball float, 35. Junior Auxiliary, 36. Woodmen of the World, 37. Sheriff's Posse float, 38. E. E. Bass Band, 3D. Sheriff's Posse horses, 40. She- riff's Posse (western 41. Fire unit, 42. American Leg- ion Train, 43. Santa Claus, 44. two squad car escort. Thousands Throng Info White House WASHINGTON (UPI) Ordi- nary -Americans by the thou- sands paid prayerful tribute to the late President John F. Ken- nedy again Saturday at his flow- er-banked grave and in the black-draped public rooms of the White House. crowds waited in near- freezing weather outside the Mansion and stream- ed up the slopes of Arlington Nalional Cemetery across the Potomac River in Virginia to show their respect for the as- sinated chief executive. White House police said 443 walked through the historic East Room, where Kennedy's body lay in repose a week ago, and saw the simple, black cata- fa'que that bore his coffin. An estimated others filed past Friday, the first day the While House was again open to the public. Salk vaccine must be administered by hypo- dermic needle which is enough to make many 'needle-shy' persons steer away from that of immunization, according to Dr. R. W. Williams cf the Washington Counly Health Deparlmcr-.t. EVEN IF there were no other problems con- nected with administering the vaccir.e, Salk would be more difficult (o distribute to the masses simply because of the time required to inject the serum, clean needles, etc. Limited largc-scalo distribution of the vaccine has been tried by some- schools. But with few Salk has not been distributed on a city-wide or county-wide basis such as in the mass dislribution clinics which mushroomed almost overnight last year to pass out Sabin vaccine. This Is one of the chief reasons that Sabin vaccine is attractive to many medical men: It offers a quick, easy way to immunize mass throngs against polio. In many instances, communities the size of Greenville have distributed Sabin vaccine to over 60 per cent of the entire city population in a single day. This is possible because Sabin, unlike Salk, Is an oral vaccine. It can be swallowed as a sweet- tasting liquid or applied to a sugar cube and eaten. Either way, [he result is (he same: the Sabin serum goes down quickly, easily and pain- lessly. There is not even a bad taste to experience the fear of a needle or pain is nil thus eliminating n major obstacle to mass participation In an immunization program. IN MOST CASES, reaction to Sabin distribu- tion programs has been enthusiastically among both children and adults. Usually the per- sons most reluctant to take the oral vaccine ara very young, naturally rccalitrnnt, children (under; three-years-old) and persons above 60 who often feel they are cither past the prime polio danger age or are so old that "it doesn't really matter too much" if they arc not protected. But oral vaccine appeals to most adults in Iho 20-50 age group, electors say, because it is so easy to take and because vaccine can be administered to the entire family in a matter of seconds. A smoothly-functioning distribution clinic can pass oul as much as doses of serum in- an hour, past immunization programs have revealed. The scrum usually is arranged in tiny cups containing vaccine liquid or a vaccine-soaked sugar cube. Persons merely stroll through a cafeteria- type line, take a cup, swallow its contents arid leave (he clinic with no more difficulty than walk- ing leisurely across a room. Today's Forecast NO RAIN IN AREA 75 Year United Press International Greenville, Mississippi Sunday, December 1, 1963 SUNDAY EDITION Price 15c No. 78 Jaycee Christmas Collections Underway merce at 332-7227 and a member of the Jaycees will pick it up. On.Dec. 16-18 a thorough house-to-house can. vass will he conducted with part of the collections to be given to ihe Salvation Army and the Triad Club for distribution. Mrs. Kennedy Stays In Seclusion With Children On Gape HYANNIS PORT. Mass. (UPI) Mrs. Jacqueline Ken- nedy mourned her husband's death in continued seclusion Saturday at the storm-battered compound of Kennedy family summer homes. Torrential rains and winds up to hurricane strength had lashed the homes Friday night and Saturday, forcing the occu- pants to spend most of their time ir.doors. The 31-year-old widow of the assassinated President also pre- pared to leave with her daugh- ter Caroline, 0, and son John, for Washington, probably late Sunday. THE 'nine children of the Ken- nedy clan here spent the after- noon walching movies in the theater of the home of their gramlfalher, former ambassa- clor to Britain, Joseph P. Ken- nedy. In the cluster of homes were, besides Mrs. Jacqueline Ken- nedy and her children, ambas- sador Kennedy and his wife Rose; U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy D-Mass., his wife and two children; Stephen and Jean Smith ant their family; Mr. and Mrs. Sargent Shrivcr and their children; Mrs. Patricia Lawford and Mrs. Slanilslas Radziwill. a sisler of the for- mer first lady. (Staff Photo) WASHINGTON (UPI) -Pres- ident Johnson's special com- mission prepared quietly Sat- urday for its investigation of the assassination of President Kennedy amid new demands for a full public accounling. Its chairman, Chief Justice Earl Warren, was reported in conference throughout ihe day. An aide said no statement was expected. Undoubtedly, FBI Di- rector J. Edgar Hoover was be- ing consulted on arrangements t "...I J r. v'-s-'.-- i The weather forecast for Green- ville and the mid-Delta calls for fair with little change in tem- perature Sunday. Partly cloudy and not quite so cold Sunday night with lows expected in the 30s. The high Sunday will range mostly in the 50s, with Monday's outlook calling for partly cloudy and mild. The high temperature this week- end was 61 degrees reported on Saturday, with a low of 33 de- grees Friday night. Friday's high was 53 degrees with weather ob- server Brodie Crump reporting a temperature of 57 degrees at p.m. Saturday. for the commission's future pro- cedures. Johnson has instructed the commission to find the truth, "as far as it can be discov- about the dralh of Pres- ident Kennedy and the subse- quent murder of his accused as- sassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. The President also directed the commission to "report its findings and conclusions to him, to the American people and to Ihe the While House said Friday night. An early task of the commis- sion will be (o arrange with Hoover to get the FBI report on the assassination and its alter- math, a separate inquiry or- dered earlier by Johnson. A Justice Department spokesman said that report is .still being prepared and will go lo the White House as soon as it is completed, possibly next week. With Warren, identified with Court's rulings discriminalion. who is .closely the Supreme against racial Johnson chose, School Board Okays Phase Two 01 New Project The Greenville 'School Board authorized in a ,'closed Friday night meeting the expenditure of on Ihe second phase of the maintenance site project. Superintendent of City Schools B. Hal Buchanan said Saturday. Phase one of ihe project con- sisted of Ihe purchase of a plot of land behind the new Weslon Junior-Senior High School off Highway 82. The plot is io be used as the site for the storage and mainlcnar.ee of school pro- perty. THE FUNDS of phase two provided by the recently passed School Bond proposal, will he used for the construction of a fence around the area, a woodworking and lumber shop and a paint shop, Buchanan said. He added that no money has yet been authorized for the third and fourth phases which would provide storage facilities and a motor maintenance shop. The board also authorized ad- vertising for a new pick-up truck and a new automobile, Buchan- an said. Vehicles owned by the city schools will be traded on the new ones, he said. The Board discussed a request by the Fire Chief, A. 7.. I.okcy, and a cily councilman for a fire station located on (he grounds of Ihe new Solomon Junior-Sen- ior High School, Buchanan j.aid. The board is prcscnlly con- sidorinp the he adcleil. and will probably approve il if they find that it will not interfere with Ihe school program. ALSO considered by the board was the set of formulas which determine Ihe amounts lo he paid by Ihe Greenville School District to the Western Line Dis- trict and by Western Line In Greenville for transportation and tuition, Bcchanan said. The formula; will be Ihe basis of a contract which must lie ap- proved by both districts as us the Washinglon Counly Hoard of Education and the Slate Ivlu- calion Finance Commission, Hit- chanan said. Last year Western Line Greenville (uition hr M pupils allcnding Greenville .schools living in ihe Western Line District, lit said. Greenville Schools paid the Western Line District in tuition for 102 from t h e Greenville District who attend- ed Western Line's O'Bannon High School, he said. THE Greenville District alsr> paid Western Line for the transportation of tie 102 pjpils, the superintendent added. The board discussed the need for bids for furniture at the Garrell-Hall School, Buchanan said. Bids will probably be made in January since the schcol is be occupied in February, he added. Buchanan said thai Ihe Trigq school redesignation mailer wa-; discussed hut thai no decisions made. from the Senate, Sen. Richard Russell, D-Ga., top strate- gist for civil rights opponents, and Sen. John Sherman Coop- er, R-Ky., a respected moderate from a border state. From the House Johnson selected another Southerner, Rep. Hale Hoggs, D-La., the Democratic whip and Rep. Jerry Ford, R-Micli., lead- er of GOP progressives. IN John J. McCloy, Johnson appointed a man well known abroad as a diplomatic trouble shooter for presidents of both parlies in such endeavors as the long test-ban negotiations. Al- len W. Dulles, former director of Central Intelligence, is also known abroad, and is a vet- eran of Investigative- work. "JOB TOO DANGEROUS" LONDON (UPI) School- crossing Albert Dunklcy, 66. has decided to give up his job because the "cars won't sKip-T'vc decided ihc job is too dangeroiii." Arcola Women's Club Spurs Push For New Library ARCOLA Arcola Women's Club has pledged to help finance construction of a new public library here. Other dona- lions also have been received for the project and a house to house fund drive is also being planned: The Arcola club pledged the en- tire sum won in the 1062 Sears- Roebuck General Federation of Women's Clubs Community Im- provement Contest, according to club President Mrs. I. D. Nun- nery, TIfE building fund drive was launched after the library. Board of Trustees decided construction ot a new building was the only way to provide permanent, ade- quate library service. The present library facility was opened in 1956 and now is part of the Wash- ington County library system. A lot, owned by Ihe Town of Arcola, has been offered for a building site. Serving on the library build- ing committee are Mrs. Nunnery, jVIrs. Julian Roller, Arcola Mayor Charles Dedmon, Arcola Alder- man L. A. Ferguson Jr. and Mrs. DeLoach Cope and Dene Curro of the library Board of Trustees. Economy Aim Stressed Again By President WASHINGTON (UPI) Presi- dent Johnson notified all gov- ernment department and agen- cy heads Saturday that he will expect their help in carrying out the pledge of "prudence and economy" he made to Congress. He asked them to submit pro- posals to cut extravagance and save money next year. The President' said in a mem- orandum that public faith in free government is strongly in- fluenced by confidence "lhat public servants are alert and efficient in conserving the na- tion's resources entrusted to their care." "For this reason, we must work hard to reduce the cosis of government, no! only for the sake of the savings to be made, but also in the inlere.-l of vin- dicating the confidence in the institutions of democra- Johnson wrote. He instructed Ihe lap ranks of federal departments and agencies that he wnr.ts Ilicm "to assume personal re- sponsibility for making your agency a model of man- agement and economical admin- Johnson underscored the word "personal." GETS HIS EXERCISE LONDON (UPI) Lord Man- croft, shoveling cement at a construction site ceremony, said Frilay, "I'm breaking in two. The only exorcise I normally do is walking up hospital .stairs to visit friends who have injured ihcmsc'kcs doing too much ex- ercise." STE. THERESE, Que. (UPI) Police Saturday in- vestigatod the possibility that an explosion might have caused the crash of a Trans-Canada Air Lines (TAG) DCS jetliner in a storm, killing all 118 persons aboard Jnvestigators sloshed theory that the plane exploded in flight but this possibility was undergoing investigation by po- a snow-coated quagmire trying to piece together details of Canada's worst air tragedy. But they would not even reply to questions of whether a bomb might have been aboard the big American-built jet, which was just five minutes out of the Montreal International Airport Friday night when the crash oc- curred. TWO of the 111 passengers were Americans, both from the New York City area. Seven crewmen also died in the crash. 20 miles north ot Montreal. The U.S. citizens were iden- tified as Mrs. S. Hankozszky of P.O. Box 2 Port Washington, N.Y., and R. Kerne of 1491 East I8lh St. The plane crashed with explo- sive force in a muddy field dur- ing a driving rainstorm. Investigators said no piece of the wreckage was bigger than an ordinary office desk. The disaster was the second worst in the history of com- mercial aviation involving a single plane. TCA officials challenged the lice because of the extreme frag, mentation. There also was tha possibility of explosive depres- prcssurization. Experts from both the Cana- dian and U.S. governments led the investigation, made doubly difficult by deep mud and tha sudden onslaught this morning ot the season's first heavy snow- fall. Among them were two spe- cialists from the U.S. CivilAer- onactics Board (CAB) Gcorga R. Baker, flight operations ex- pert, and pilot engineer Jack Sanbourn. STATEMENTS from several per- sons living near the crash scene indicated the jetliner might hava exploded in flight. But airline officials in their preliminary re- ports claimed the plane hit tha ground, broke in two, then dis- integrated. The plane was en route to Toronto when it slammed into the mucky field. 1 In Sinking; 4 Perish CHARLESTON, S. C. (UPI) The lone survivor of the surplus cutter Judy Saturday told a nightmare tale of fire and fumes and mountainous waves and death in the stormy Atlantic. 83-foot culler The 83-foot surplus Coast Guard culler went down 50 miles off the coast as the sun set Friday and rescue planes could only circle helplessly overhead, driven away by 30- foot waves. Four of the five persons on the Juiiy died with the stricken ship. THEY were Armand Colberg, a 63-year-old Long Beach, Calif, truck line owner who bought the Judy a month ago because he "just wanted to get back to the His 62-year-old wife; the radioman, James Giliespie, believed from New York State, and Crewman George Donald Kicld, 21, of Paramount, Calif. The fifth man on the ship, Robert Stanlon, 33, of Norfolk, Va., managed lo stay alive for five hours with only a life jack- Seven Dead On State Highways By United Press International Mississippi highway accidents have claimed the lives of seven persons since the Thanksgiving holiday began at 6 p.m. Wednes- day, a United Press Internation- al survey showed today. The latest fatality reported was Limuel Meal, 25, a Negro, who was killed in a pre-dawn crash Saturday eight miles nonh of Jackson on Highway Offi- cers said Neal1 apparently lost control of his nar and struck a utility pole. The seven dcatl.r, pushed the unofficial yearly toll to 6CO. A total ol 5S3 d ed in the stale last year. The Thanksgiving death count will end at midnight Sunday. et in the pounding seas. At mid- night, a searchlight beam from the Navy submarine rescua ship Petrel found him. He was still clutching the body of Kidd, who couldn't swim. He had kept Kidd's head above the water four hours but "the waves finally got the best of him" and Ihe youth died half hour before the rescue. The Petrel brought-Stanton in to Charleston and the survivor told UPI from his bank aboard the ship after 'it docked that "it was hell." Friday morning, Stanton re- called, the cutter's twin gen- erators failed. "Without them we couldn't pump the he said. THE ship radioed for help and maintained contact with rescue planes throughout the day as the crew worked frantically to keep her afloat. "Then we had an engine ex- Sianton said. "It was minor. But with the amount of fuel aboard we realized it would be necessary to Fire brcke out. Leland Fund Drive Over Goal LELAN'D Perrin Grissom, chairman of l.clar.d's first Community Fur.d Drive, an- nounced today a lota! of collected in the one-day drive. "We're extremely proud of our Grissom said, adding lhat the goal was   

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