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Evening Journal Newspaper Archive: November 25, 1953 - Page 24

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   Evening Journal (Newspaper) - November 25, 1953, Lubbock, Texas                                II Fjhktik IveilM JeirMl Nev II IfII AIRMEN WHO REFUSED TO SUCCUMB TO PRESSURE ARE CONSIDERED ExPOWs May Be Decorated By JBLTQW C FAX WASHINGTON en The Air Force is considering decorating or giving some other recognition to former war prisoners who resisted torture and refused to make false confessions for Communist propa gandists A spokesman said today that of ficial recommendation of such ac tion must await completion of a detailed study of each individua case To Five Airmen Such recognition presumably would go to five airmen who re fused to succumb to pressure by the John Streit of South Orange N M Sgt George Morar of Rockville Capt William Preston of Batavia N Capt Zach Dean of Doug lass and Capt William Mc Taggart of East Brady Pa ln the course of interrogating other former prisoners more cases of heroism probably will come to light Regulations apparently would make appropriate any one of sev eral decorations among them the Legion of Merit for outstanding service the Soldiers Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life the Bronze Star for outstand ing i service or heroism and the Commendation Ribbon for meri torious achievement or service May Come From Pentagon Under military regulations any officer or other member of the armed forces can suggest recogni tion Normally the formal recom mendation is forwarded by the im mediate commander but in these instances the initiation may come irom higher levels in the Pentagon While a policy for dealing with the men who refused to confess is crystaliang the problem of what to do about the others remains un solved It may be months before ilie scrutiny of each case is com pleted Also involved is the matter of I Army soldiers who so far have refused to come home from enemy hands preferring to live with the Communists These new problems most ol them without precedent are the subject of almost daily meetings in the Pentagon to decide not only the individual cases but to frame a general policy LAMESA CHAMBER HAS of thi main participants at the eighth annual Lameia Chamber of Commerce banquet Tuesday night were the men shown above Left to right axe Carl Kountree master of ceremonies Dr Willis A Button retired Atlanta educator who gave the mala address and B A Skeet Noret retiring president of the Chamber Approximately 350 persons attended the program In Lamesa High School cafeteria Staff Training Described As Essential To Civilization Educator Speaks Ih Area By CHICK MORRIS Journal Staff Writer LAMESA Nov whitehair ed Georgia educator lasji night told 350 Lamesa men and women that We must train the intellect and motivate the heart if civilization s to be saved Speaking before the eighth an nual Lamesa Chamber ol Com merce banquet Dr Willis A Sut on Atlanta told the group The cultural level of the masses of the people is the barometer of lusiness It is the business Because he does not know the code number of a secret account kept in a Geneva bank by his late lather exKing Peter of Yugosla via has been denied access to the funds HOYSE McMURTRY ARCHITECT GROLLMAX BUILDING lS06Vi BROADWAY 24779 Visif or Write MAICO HEARING CEKTER Cee D Holland Owner T512 Iftfc St Ph 33288 mens dollar that is keeping our The 75yearold former president of the National Education Associa tion urged the businessmen church leaders and educators to work handinhand to continue the build ing of the nation He pointed out that many of the countrys greatest leaders have come from church supported colleges and universities and that if people donot have knowledge they wont even want the things the businessmen have i to offer Lectured For Magazine Dr Button a former guest lec turer for the Readers Digest had appeared here two years ago During the dinner meeting in the Lamesa High School cafeteria D David was introduced to the i chamber members and guests as the new president of the Lamesa i Chamber of Commerce Other new officers lire Don Emory vice presi dent and Marshall H Crawford treasurer In a brief talk David compli mented retiring president R A A NEW LOCATION CHORD DOCKRAY movtd his office f o I An R 19th JSame Phone Ut COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE Skeet Noret for his work during the past year and presented him with a certificate of appreciation Program Is Varied Other retiring officers are G Richard Crawley vice president and Doyle treasurer Carl Rountree was master of ceremonies for the threehour pro gram which was opened with the invocation by the Rev Walter Im going to try to cure liim of the habit of asking me If I think money grows on Brownlield sang two Don Gaither duets Accompanist was Mrs Laj Retiring directors are Karl Cay Vo Miller Lamesa I ton Tim 0 Cook Walter H Col Horn pastor of the First Presby Douglas M H terian Church Special dinner music i Crawiey Tom Branon 3 C Bay Noret spoke briefly on the aclins J B Claiborne Rupert Aus complishments durinp the past tin Emmett Boren E J Peltier year and announced that J P j Connally Baldwin Johnny Agee White won the competition among Henry Norris and Bill Harrington RoundUp Club members for ob taining the most new memberships during the 12 months Members of this years Chamber Board of Directors are Hankins Tom Prideaux Howard Allen I Both groups were introduced to chamber the crowd L I was general Other committee mem bers were C W Tarter Spud Sutart and J P White Guests from Lubbock Big Spring Seminole Brownfield Midland was provided by Dot Shaddbc Mid less D L Adcock Ray Rentier Stanton Andrews ODonnell Sny lartd former Lamesa resident Mrs j R B Snell Lee Roy Colgan J B I der and Sweetwater were infro Florence Conner Lamesa and Otis Leavelle C V Ball Ebbie Lee and duced STORE CLOSED THURSDAY NOV 26TH Thanksgiving Day is truly an American Day a happy day of friendly gatherings and feast ing of churchgoing and foot ball of enjoying the bounties of our land and thanking God thai we can enjoy them What a lucky people we I3tfi ST AT TEXAS AVE PHONE 58521 or KIDDIES SEE SANTA GLAUS in Wards Toyland Located in Our Farmstore at 13th St and Texas BEGINNING THIS SATURDAY Old Santa Will Be In Wards Toyland Every Day to Make Sure You Will Have A Chance To Bring Him Your Want List for Be Sure To Have Your Dad and Mom Bring You To Toyland So You Can Have A Long Talk With Santa Himself See Him Here Often TYPICAL VALUES IN WARDS TOY LAND 5Unit Electric AutomaticCoupler Freight Train oilless bronze bear ings Metal can locomotive with Deluxe Velocipede wheels rubber Hardwood Table Chair Set lacquer finish Red plastic on BalheaDolly set folding num bath afterbath needs Folding BootJU Buggy with lift out body farakd Dollt to Deluxe Paint Set completely ped young artistt 17pc Aluminum fceforX Jef Rifle aluminum and plastic Shoots plastic balls up to 4Q Animals In wonderful washable Vinyl ploitie Cotton Lotex Huggae n flannel Foam rubber stuff iria Coo voice 9Se Latex Baby In knitted bonnet sweater Molded 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