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   Progress-Index, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1961, Petersburg, Virginia                             Marine Pilot to Present Defense at Court Martial QUANTICO defense presents its side today in the case of a Marine Corps pilot charged with desertion and causing an un necessary search after his T 28 trainer crashed on Marylands Eastern Shore last Jan 3 Capt Ernest C Brace 29 plead ed innocent to the charges as his court martial began here yester day The decorated combat pilot however pleaded guilty to a les ser charge of unauthorized ab sence Defense attorney Edward A Dragon of Washington said that charge was implicit in the others Brace disappeared for 10 days after he crash then surrendered to the FBI in Baltimore The gov ernment had contended that he de liberately planned the crash and disappearance to avoid payment of gambling debts The pilot denied that charge and was acquitted in Federal Court in Baltimore last month of deliber ately destroying the trainer plane Seven prosecution witnesses ap peared yesterday before a six member military court at this Marine base One of the witnesses FBI spe cial agent John C Gardner of Bal imore said Brace surrendered voluntarily to the FBI lie said the pilot told him he hoped his wife would collect from an insurance policy on his life Gardner said Brace told him his wife had not been informed of his plan but he was confident she would do what he asked Mrs Pa tricia Brace lives at Dumfries Va ACRES of FREE PARKING ct your friendly No Soviet Arms Continued from Page 1 clear weapons The Soviet and American divi sions arrayed in divided Germany stack up pretty even one of ficial said Another said the Brit ish and French divisions are not too far behind us And the Germans he added are coming up all the time The five US Army divisions in Germany are priority outfits being equipped with the lates weapons including bombardmen missiles capable of dealing an atomic blow NEAR TOP TULSA Okla UPI The Tulsa Little Theater is the sec ond largest amateur theatrica group in the United States Rees Will Seek Removal of Trial To Another Court SPOTSYLVANIA AP Court appointed attorneys for the ac cused slayer of a Louisa County family of four are expected to file a motion July 17 to move the Irial for Melvbi Davis Rees Jr to another locality Defense attorneys Joseph L Sa vage Jr and Alfred W Garnctt of Fredericksburg reportedly will argue that the 32 yearold musi cian could not obtain a fair trial here because of public sentiment Rees is to be arraigned in Spot sylvania County Circuit Court July 17 on a murder indictment in the slaying of Carroll V Jack son Jr 29 of Apple Grove He also is charged with the slaying of Jacksons daughter Janet If months Life sentences were imposed on Rees earlier this year in Balti more Federal District Court or conviction of the kidnapslaying o Jacksons wife Mildred 27 am another daughter Susan 5 The Jacksons disappeared Jan 11 1959 The bodies of Jackson and Janet were found three months later at an abandonee sawmill site near Fredericksburg The bodies of Mrs Jackson an Susan were found later neai Gambrills Md The West Indian tiny soap fish is so called because he will pro vide rich suds when agitated in water WALNUT mil PLAZA For FarmFresh Dairy Products Depend On GREENLEAF When shopping at your favorite food store be sure and select the dairy products with the big Green For Courteous Home Delivery Dial RE 27561 GREENLEAF Inc Locally Owned and Operated Home of FarmFresh Dairy Products MacArthur Heads For Leyte Island ABOARD THE LAPU LAPU WITH MACARTHUR eneral of the Army Douglas MacArthur sailed tonight through he Sibuyan Sea aboard the Phil ppincs luxurious presidential yacht toward Leyte Island where ic launched the liberation of the Philippines in World War II It was smooth sailing A tropi cal storm had moved away from the islands after causing heavy rains Thursday during the gener als visit to Lingayen MacArthur was getting a wel come rest aboard the Lapu Lapu from four strenuous days of his 10day sentimental return to this Southeast Asianrepublic He has received a tremendous reception Final preparations were under way at Tacloban on Leyte where the general will arrive Saturday The ProgressIndex PetersburgColonial Heights Va Fri July 7 1961 7 City Seeking to Limit Some Payments Soviets Seek Continued from Page 1 to use force to get Iraqs tin oilrich neighbor Kassem gave his views Thurs day in his first interview will Western newsmen since announc ing last Sunday that he regard Kuwait as historically part o Iraq ITe appared in excellcn Spirits We will never use any mean hut peaceful means he said We will never resort to aggres sion Sees Kuwaits Return Again I must assure you Ku wait will return to the mother land he said adding but we do not live in barbarian ages when brutal means are used to defeat the wellbeing of man Though Kassem told newsmen he was sure Iraq would get Ku wait without going to war he didnt say how He hedged on the question of a plebiscite among headed into plans for possible Kuwaits 320000 inhabitants WINNER AND LOSER Dr Ben M Herbster elected president of the new United Church of Christ accepts congratulations from Dr James E Wagner of Philadelphia his only opponent for the post at groups convention in Philadelphia The Norwood Ohio minis ter was elected at convention hh co f1 of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Con gregational Christian Churcnes Newly Unified Church Heads for New Merger PHILADELPHIA new If combined with the United ALBANY NY APIAttempts f the city of Newburgh to limit amount and duration of some relfare payments vere defended y city officials today as moral y sound and financially neces ary But critics said the regulations any one year were illegal inhumane and found d on antiNegro prejudice These were the opposing argu ments readied for a hearing he ore members of the State Social Velfare Board on the Newburgh ssue which has become a foca Joint for broad debate on the en ire scope of public welfare City Manager Joseph Mitchel said the city was determined to proceed with social reform by whatever means within our dis posal The Slate Social Welfare De lartment which is governed by he board has said several of the woposed rules in Newburgh were illegal The department says non conformity by one welfare dis trict jeopardizes the whole states claim to federal aid This would appear to eliminate any chance the hoard might give the Hudson Valley community permission to implement all of its rules as planned July 15 The board is expected to spec ify which rules it approves and which it rejects Efforts by the city to implement any rejected ones probably would lead to court action The proposed regulations that have brought about the most ar gument would 1 Make the mother of one or more illegitimate children ineli gible for further aid if she had any more such children 2 Limit all welfare recipients except the aged blind and dis abled to three months of aid i 3 Limit the amount of moncj for a family to an amount no higher than wages of the lowest paid city employe with an equa number of dependents The Welfare Department hai said that legitimate need not ar bitrary standards should goveri payments Newburgh officials have said the citys taxpayers can no long er continue absorbing mounting relief costs is on relief The city spends year or welfare I nit nearly of this comes from federal or slate aid The city estimates Us own contributions to welfare costs this year at The city budget is more than million A large portion of the welfare recipients are Negroes and the National Assn for Advancement of Colored People has charged thai racialfidiscrimination figures in the welfare crackdown Officials say 5 per cent of thechurch calendar SAINTS SAFE ROMR UP Roman Catholic authorities have denied rumors that St Christopher patron saint of travelers might be stricken from the roster of saints as was done in the case of St Philom ena Authorities also labeled er roneous reports that St Patricks feast March 17 might be reale gatcd to a lesser place on the SPECIAL PLANTERS SALTED COCKTAIL Vacuum Tin PEOPLES SELF SERVICE ly unified Protestant church today There is a soil of zigzagging on this particular question the premier said Would you like us togo to Aberdeen or Liverpool and ask if the people there wanted a plebiscite Kassem said that except for a number of sheiks he denounced as corrupt playboys practically all the Arab peoples support his claim He specifically excluded Saudi Arabian sheiks from his denuncia tion although King Saud is the staunchesl Arab backer of Ku weits independence and has sent troops to the threatened sheik dom Saudi Arabia is an indepen dent state whose development is gradually benefiting people Kassem said Twice A Year We Hold This Amazing Sale FOR BETTffi SHOES 124 North Sycamore St Petersburg Va SEMIANNUAL WOMENS merger with still another major major denomination Initial ap proval came from both sides With its constitution put into ef fect only this week the United Church of Christ extended its call for union to the Christian church es Disciples of and got an immediate favorable response We promised in the beginning not only to be a united church but a uniting church said the Rev Dr Ben M Herbster of Norwood Ohio the newly named president of the 2millionmember United Church After its general synod author ized negotiations looking toward possible union with the Chris tian Disciples church its lead ers replied that representatives were ready to begin talks this fall That denomination has about 18 million members in nearly 8000 congregations across the country OUTSTANDING VALUES FROM OUR REGULAR STOCK VALUES TO 52395 NOW PRICED AT to Foofsaver Mademoiselle Rhythm Step Naturalizer Fiancee Life Stride Adores and Dale Easy Goers Natural Bridge ALL SPRING AND SUMMER REDUCED UP TO Price Stock Market Compiled by Mie Petprsliurg Office Of Alihott Proclor Paine Stockbrokers 15 W Tabb St Ameriean I T Anaeonda Copper Allied ChemieM Topeki Santa Pe Admiral Hiulio American Raritator Avrb Corp Americm Tohirco nelhlehem Steel HorK Warner Krie Canadian PK ifie 1hesnpeake Ohio Church wliose merger of the Evangelical and Reformed and Congregational Christian churches was completed only this week it would make a body of almost 4 million in 14000 congregations US To Tell Continued from Page 1 the US communication to Mos cow Khrushchev demanded that Ber lin a Western outpost inside Com munist East Germany be made a free city under somesort of international guarantees The Western powers have turned thai idea down many times and Khrushchev has threatended to make a separate peace treaty East Germany contending that would wipe out Western rights in Berlin and along the access cor ridors from West Germany The replies from the United States and its partners are ex pected to tell Khrushchev a treaty made by Paissia alone cannot can cel out the rights of others They also are expected to argue for a 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