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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 3, 1954, Bluefield, West Virginia TWO DROWN.... loun* man and child drown in double tragedy near Pearis-burg Monday. Body of child not recovered. See story Page 3 for details. Vol. LIX, No. 215 tu*tL£‘mSSt, •»“."•'•"i B—‘*' « •»«. »< M.* _____’    w.    V».,    under    Ml    •(    Merck    a.    iW*. Ho noi St roots Now Opon Morkot Bluefield, W. Va., Tuesday Morning, August 3, 1954 THUNDERSTORMS.... Showers and thunderstorms Tuesday. High, *0-88. Wednesday, partly cloudy and warm. Contractor Paid Fees To Use His Own Men On Jobs WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (JP) — A Philadelphia painting contractor—Bail Cristodoulou —testified today he paid more than $3,500 in three months to local business agents of the AFL Fainters Union in Newark, Baltimore, Washington and Chester, Pa. Cristodoulou said at the opening hearing of a House subcommittee probe into alleged union racketeering that he paid out the money from a $20,000 to $25,000 bankroll he always carried, but he swore he couldn't recall the union men who got the cash. The contractor testified he made payments a« high as $500 to union local offices for permission to use his own crews, instead of local painters, to paint poles supporting high tension power lines over the Pennsylvania Railroad right - of -way between New York and Washington. Tells Of Splits Archie Moore, a former Washington District Council Painters Union business agent, testified at another point that he received more than $1,600 in 1951 and early 1952 as his share "in a three-way split of bribes” paid by contractors in the national capital area. Moore told the investigators Robert, C. Lowry, secretary treasurer of the union’s District Council No 5i here, shared in the “bribes” but Lowry steadfastly denied having received any of the money. Jack Seidman, Philadelphia, president of Paramount Decorating Co., and Seidman’s foreman on a ArmySupports Cadets’ Riot In Guatemala S 15 StTMUr' iocYi!1?5"1*8® clvilian sit« beside her meager possessions spread out on a street in Won«? Indochina, which has Seen ¿nverL in?i’ —waiting to be evacuated to the South. The French have promised to remove everyone from Hanoi who wants to go, but many h!L^nf ^ dispose of their possessions before leaving. (AP Wirephoto) Bipartisan Group Will Investigate McCarthy Tactics Censure Question lira Reports Say Six Killed, Many Hurt In New Outbursts GUATEMALA, Aug. 2 (>P)_ A revolt of military cadets, backed up by the army, broke out in Guatemala today and President Carlos Castillo Armas was forced to agree to disband his irregular “liberation” forces after a day of sporadic fighting. Representatives of Castillo Armas’ ruling junta signed an agreement tonight with delegates of the Guatemalan regular army which apparently ended the conflict. The agreement, signed on lines fixed by the regulars, provided for disbanding the ragged anti-Oommu-nist ‘ liberation army” which invaded Guatemala from Honduras in June and brought Castillo Armas to power by overthrowing the leftist regime of President Jacobo Arbenz Guzman. The army threw its full support behind the military academy cadets whose row with the irregulars broke out early today in bloody fighting in which six persons were reported killed and 18 injured. Said Brawl Started —    "     —......    tt    i Light Vote Likely I n Contests For House,Senate Off-Year Election In Mercer County Seats Today Four States Hold Primary Elections; No More Than 25 Percent Of Voters Expected „ L ghf V°te Se6n To Cast Ballots Today; Interest Centers Chiefly u™f In House Of Delegate And Board Of Education fniwe“' virgTia' folTm By STUBBY CURRENCF    primaries involving no major No more than an estimated twenty-five per cent of the c°ntests. t£u "J/egiSt?re,d voters are expected to go to the polls in Some national interest cen-oir-year election today. The noils win nn»n ™ tered on the bid by Rep. Dewey Short (R-Mo), chairman of the House Armed Services ahm ,5Tar .elfction today- The polls will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for th* pfflh nJ°,df S ballotln« W|U be the nominations the Fifth District congressional race, the state's Tenth Senatorial District and Mercer County criminal judge, County Court commissioner, the House of Delegates and the Mercer Coun- ft/ Krtrt »• rl sv 9    «    ___ WHIS Broadscasts To Give Special Election Returns One report said the fighting mushroomed out of a drunken brawl at a house of prostituion between cadets and irregulars. Broadcasting a communique shortly after seizing the station in the heart of the capital, the army Beginning at 8 P. m„ Radio Station WHIS will broadcast a special series of bulletins, giving listeners of the area up-to-the-minute news on election returns. Special arrangements have been completed to make information available to the station’s listeners as soon as votes are tabulated. For precinct returns, listen-to election bulletins at the fallowing times; 8, 8:27, 9, 9:?® 10, 10:30, 11, 11;15, and 11:55. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 ;.T) The    -    ___ seising    me station i CO.. and seidman's foreman ¿n” a    ^partisan    committee*1    if    t«r oi^w«^Mtta'aAtett»J i‘4>,r_Halry H- Woodring. former aecre- ^«»*dVe Satai Armas* lrre/-| ma s® ss,    ^    w    &    - “ two SoO payments to Lowry, who    r    hu Communist-hunting    ? personal advantage."    '    own    it „¡a    ...    k specifically demed reoe.ylng them ^    ~    5rtS.^BSfiS the proposal. McCarthy voted D-isi ..„lit Jf h,n thankln* Harris for ent but most of hi, support.«    a.copy    of the hook backed the committee plan.    McCarthy and his Enemies.” two $50 payments to Lowry, who specifically denied receiving them Moore said he was sure about the payments and Lowry sharing in them because they were listed in a diary he kept. He said he kept a record to have evidence to turn out the crooks” and later used his $1,600 to hire legal counsel to try to oust Lowry. Paying For Favors „.7J9 contractors were trying to get favors from business agents 5«Vr*rre,payin* ofi-” Moore tes-ti led. I kept the union members informed and told them I’d taken in more than $1,600 as my share in a three-way aplit in bribes and graft. CriitodcuJou, Chairman Bender fR-Ohio) and Rep. Hoffman (R Mich> pressed Cristodoulou for JFiiSP men t° whom he paid the $3,500. The witness said he couldn't recall, adding “if I tiniu,s' rd Probably be In another business.” Csistodoulou read from expense accounts in his own handwriting that he had made the following payments to Painters Union busi-ne&s ?^enLs: Newark $500. Baltimore $200 and Washington $250 and Washington $550. in July. 1951; and Newark $1,000, Baltimore $400. and Chester $85, in August 1951. .    ,    JT    •••vwv vi ilia 6UPJ oacKed the committee plan. j    T‘u 4440 aiiciuiw-' McCarthy thus lost on a m™«    elaborated    in his com- by Republican Leader¿2 SlEf    I V, 5say thllt hc had once of California, his fight to foici^n ”?    ¿U-lnuhi8rh    eateem but immediate senate shnViS ! -I i    faith ln blm” after Mar- censure motion filed by Sen Flan Wnrlf    ^ ^toa following ders (R-Vt).    Flan- World War H. Woodring said Mar- «n?bask^and^1UH2 SWept lnt° .the JfaUonatort le^e^who^w^lal Stw m Kand hande<t t0 a com-¡ter driven from the mainland by SMJSiW* tormally by the Communists.    Dy Toboggan Bandit Suspect Nabbed S*.drSliC,4nt “‘«»-but actually i .Republican and Democratic leaders—the Flanders -ensure resolution, a series of accusations against McCarthy offered by Senators Fulbright (D-W) and JeaSiSveV^ Ch“8“ ln- Overrides Showdown Plea The Senate overrode pleas of Senators Weiker (R-Idahoi a Mc-Carthy backer, and Fulbright .D-Ark) a McCarthy critic, for an ♦iiVile?iiate showd°wn and provided SSI tbe committee must report back its progress before the adjournment of Congress. Knowiand said the Senate then can decide whether to remain in session—while the Houst goeS hnar the report when 11 IS ready and act on the McCarthy censure issue.    y Three Republicans—Sens. Cooper and l>uffC nf’ J1 lande,rs °I Vermont Pcnn«ylvania.,—«voted refer thl £ ,Knowland motion to tee whole matter to commit- also voted “no’ 'ul- Sheriff’s deputies yesterday jailed a suspect in the “Toboggan    i-!lne Uemocrats also voted “n Bandit” case. He is being held!\ Douglas (III), P In the Mercer county jail at Prince- 7*,?/ iIArk)- Hennings (Mo), Hill ton but had not yet been charged J? ’ Humphrey (Minn). Lehman with the robbery, state police said .TlA’’ M^nuson (Wash) and Mon-last night.    roney    (Okla). ««(yot.d -no.- A slight, 150 lb, 5'8 man, wearing a woman’s blue coat and with a toboggan cap pulled over his face early Saturday morning surprised Curtis Neal of Howards’ store in Montcalm when Neal opened the safe. The man made his getaway with approximately s?,000 in cash. The bandit had gained entrance into the store and hid behind a filing case to await the store’s opening. After Neal arrived and opened the safe the armed bandit stepped from the filling case and made Neal hand over the money About that time Telford Selvey entered another part of the building and came on into the store. He. toe, was commanded at gun point to lie upon the floor and the bandit then made his getaway with the big bundle of loot. The store building houses two establishments, Howards store and a hardware store. Both concerns use the one safe and the money taken by the bandit belonged to both. State and county officers have questioned several people in connection with the robbery; then yesterday placed the one suspect under arrest. The suspect is a resident of the Montcalm neighborhood who would have had a good chance to know considerably about the operation of Howard’s tor* and the adjacent hardware establishment. then shifted his vote to “aye ” He interim! n WUh McCarthv to die Army Counselor Back From Vacation Trip McCarthy Challenge« Before the vote on the Know’and amendment, McCarthy had cbal- ien^ti \hn Sen/t0M wb°want the ^APndt;iTln hLs conduct to Jr •scurrilous. false mltee Under oath beiore » „ said if they did, they will jur?'nr^dict    tor Mr. liars they are’" Wh>t consummale °u toe senators who have leveled charges against the Wii- censure 6Imt0r and Who SUDP°rt the wiS L ros® Immediately with assurances they would h* happy to testify.    a be n^e fienators said it would be October or November before ¿.hi 0Ui28,hC0Uld complete its job Mcc,r- th* floor late to- hive ¿Li??). "’I1 th' hommitt“ nave power to subpoena senatnr* susgMtln, that thia be done by Asks In Record McCarthy asked that the letter— addressed to “Dear Bob.”—be published in the Congressional Record. He told reporters the Bob is “Bob Harris, just a fellow in New York.” whom McCarthy knows. Marshall, reached at his home in nearby Leesburg, Va., said “I have no comment.” McCarthy brought out the letter after Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark) had urged the Senate to censure McCarthy for, among other reasons, an attack McCarthy made on Marshall in a Senate speech in XdiSl • The letter was dated June 23, 19,>4. It described Marshall as a man Who would “sell out his policies, beliefs and standards to maintain his political and military position with the powers that be.” McCarthy told the Senate that Woodring had “indicated” he had no objection to publication of the letter in the Congressional Record. Solon Made Available He told a reporter “another senator had obtained a copy of the letter and made it available to McCarthy. McCarthy, in hLs attack on Mar shall in 1951. said Marshall is steeped in falsehood” and had swayed historic decisions in favor of Russian interests. Marshall was Army chief of staff during world War II and later sec- statey Wftr and aecretary of Woodring was secretary of war from 1936 to 1940. He broke ia of his colleagues in Pre3i-Cabinet and was 2™Sfl « President after leav-Boosevelt administration. I™ an outspoken op- Kbt te0r'm,Roojeif,t ‘“ra *"« Deportation For Dick Haymes Again Ordered By I.S. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 f/P and Maj. Enrique Oliva, second man in the three-man junta, demanding the Immediate dissolution of the “liberation army.” Although the communique did «ay so, it was reported un-; officially the army men who seized ¡the station threatened an all-out attack against the irregulars if they were not ordered disbanded. A spokesman for the Guatemalan Foreign Office, meanwhile, denied On ûarÜAw    i_____i «__ ... Faction Fights Highlight Races Crooner Dick Haymes was ordPrAH earller report heard here that deDortprt toSa« # .u ordered j the government had charged the poi ted today for the second time disturbances were part of a revolt in an order issued by Ralph Farb bl°t hatched in the Mexican Em-special hearing officer of th« Tm °assy- T’ha1 embassy is harboring migration Service her«    8    Political    refugee    ousted Presi- Farb r., «.„t'h    |dent    «lacooo    Arbens    Guzman and w as 6ent here a month ago many of his leftist and pro-Com- ^ile.ar Haymes’ appeal after the munlst supporters, ward of Immiarciti/vn a  ___»^    . ^ard of Immigration Appeals in W^bmgtoo o,dared the case’3 Made Charges On Own The spokesman said the report dered /S„TSor„°rifina“)' »1^» ‘ Sta^aflPr^ 40nlinentaI United viJt Anfil ^.toip to Hawaii to visit Actress Rita Hayworth, whom he later married. decision today Farb tn>t nffi?erma,n R‘ Uandon, dis- Se?{ice nfphi the uImmi»ration service, of charges by Havme«' range*.*« “I?1 Landon helped “ Haymes ' n 1' a p m ' n f Wyoming Deputy loses 520,000 Home In Fire logan County Man Out Under Bond In Death The^o riww, W' Va’ Auif- 2 {/?i— ine $20,000 home of Wyominc? County Deputy Sheriff V i r 5 M Morgan was destroyed by fire at Simon today but fireman managed Ltso otipiTw 0t£r nearby h01«es also owned by the deputy. bome- a modern two-fuipmp    structure,    burned before viHp r» C^} arrive irom p*ne-viiie 33 miles away. Fire Chief Joe Hansbarger said they managed to prevent the flames from spreadings seven neighboring build- Hansbarger set the lass at $20.-000- He said the fire may have been caused by an electrical wire. Ll U    v.uuuvoviflC    A aUiU which carried on the propaganda war for Castillo Armas during his campaign to drive out the Communist - supported Arbenz regime. This indicated the two men, supporting the ‘ liberation army,” had made the charge on their own shortly before the army took over the station. - ‘Private advices reaching New of 1 York said the entire regular army had not given its support to the cadets, indicating only a faction of the national armed forces had taken over the station. (These sources with Guatemalan connections, said U.S. Ambassador John E. Peurifoy was mediating at a peace meeting with the representatives of the regular army, the cadets, the liberation forces and the junta. They predicted the whole feud wrould be resolved in a short time.) CHARLESTON, Aug. 2 (^—Factional fights between “statehouse” and “courthouse” candidates still drew top attention in West Virginia’s primary election tomorrow, notwithstanding U. S. Senate and Congressional races. Most of the pre-election heat has been generated among State Senate candidates in those counties where Gov. Marland is reputedly trying to replace senators unfavorable to his administration. Voters will choose nominees for one U. S. Senate position, all six of the state’s seats in Congress a full 100 members of the House of Delegates and all 16 members of the State Senate, and some County offices. Mingo Charge« Studied Meanwhile, the Justice Department in Washington said its criminal division was studying a charge by Mingo County Sheriff Elmer Ferrell that voter registrations in his c o u n t v have been padded by “more than 7.000.” “Large sums will be spent Illegally” In tomorrow’s primary, Ferrell said, and told the government agency it was “urgent that the department send officers here to see for themselves.” The Justice Department said It had sent Ferrell no reply and did not comment further. The state has more than one million eligible voters but Secre tary of State D. Pitt O’Brien estimated that only 200.000 to 300.000 persons would turn out for the off-year balloting. Campaigning has been light. Voters Cautioned Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., EST. and in four counties voting machines will be in use. That prompted another word of caution from O’Brien for we,r*re‘^deto'« of Kanawha, Logan, 1    1    ,.    '    —“I*"**. me residents or Kam The fighting mounted during the McDowell and Cabell. da,y between the cadets. Guatema- LHe ««id voters should make up las future officers, and the irrcg- their minds in advance how they 11 are m am*. ~ 9 —1 ____ . t* rt 11      1    .    * ms muire orncens, and the irreg-; ineir minas in advance how they ulars. many of whom wear no uni-1wl11 v°te and also to attempt to forms but are well armed with cast their ballots eariv in the hdv forms but are well armed with machine guns, pistols and rifles. Then regular army troops from the Aurora Air Base outside Guatemala City came to the aid of the cadets. There has been bitter rivalry between the army and the irregulars overheatAd fj6/ since ,Ca8tll!o Armas marched overheated! n from neighboring Honduras tar- iy last month and took over. iTarn To Pag« 3. Column 8) w    »U8r-    2    ^Magistrate at £ ™tt*BIownin* Sr * set b<>nd !utoday for Gay Stover. Hid murder in the fatal shooting of Ray Conley 301 dieil.ln » ik>8»n ho,-be&fhot    daM a,ter Millions Of Families To Benefit From Housing Bill dJÜAtPINuTOrí’ Au® 2 Presi .tod.a.v signed a Kilgore Airs Story Of Girl Held As Hostage By Reds paIiaa t t*    if iwsennower today signed a Stov»r    ptott quoted I bou«mg bill which he said    will SK*    h4e    had objected I mean that “millions of our    f*m- ——nley a mistreatment of a doa .Dies with modest incomA.« win able, for the first ume. to    buy WASHINGTON. Aug. 2 tf)—John G. Adams. Army counselor and key figure in the service row -vith Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis>, returned from a vacation today and said he expects to stay on his job at the Pentagon. Adam* told a reporter: “I have not resigned, do not plan to resign and have not been fusked to do go.” „When the Army lawyer left Washington several weeks ago speculation was rife that he would not return to hi* post.    ,    ____ Sen. Potter (R-Mich). a member ?a.    her    1 of the Senate subcommittee which Hp    purp0iC«- conducted the McCarthy-ArmÎ added hearings, had declared at their conclusion that there should be a housecleaning on both «idea. new or used homes.” i.r£aAiliea ?iU > helped to en-°r modernize their present homes, he added in a signing c^em°ny at the White House. raise the housing stand-ard* of our people, help our com- ?et iid of slums and im-5 lhelr oIder neighboods, and system OUr mortKa*e credit ‘‘In coming years it will also strongly stimulate the nation’s construction industry and our coun try s entire economy.” As much as Eisenhower liked the new law, it fell short of hi* re- story:^am^^iijht'toda* of”»! KU,°r* >aid th> ,ather *«t • Jw£ held “ X hMtale li, J paaal»rt for hir. but there ,« in tbe hope of tr°uble about an exit visa To meet er he a -™ ,JPname« were given, and some 21 tiVhA^n who ls to*t past details were unclear, but the «nH con5l,dered a minor child l«i,e«KiWas ^ribed as “a very    eaiily    ell»ible    for    the valuable employe of the United    new Iaw. it fell short of his re- government.”    He said the State Department ?ueat 10 Congress for 140.009 new Publication of hitherto secret I given him the impression that    Jow*rcnt    public    housing    units    to ^ ^0nyief0r8 toe Senate Appro- ^    toi* country, the giri    iJe    «ubsidized    by    the    government sS?v Committee disclosed the    av*    to    be taken in custody du£lng the next four years, to* iorm of an exchange if l y and from there she could UT Slg0or* (°-WVa) ,b* brou*ht here under the refugee and Scott McLeod, State Depart- la^. direct™-0 and ^onaFdar affairs! McLeod told Kilgore the law lnKYuToilavil? ^ glrI> currentiy    jT*Communist country befOTe m Yugoslavia, has been held as he can be eligible for an Amori^n foStio10«    b“k    VL:.a r«. *a au-iS“ . He added, however, “there is a ‘'The father is doing extremely thu «it Ph^Ce£l“ru « not in valuable work    .^u,7    «¿»ft .States government, This U his oiüyj p^d te Ve^gw. Ztâr Imformatioa later. n    *    / vOlOt U*f^ess voted to authorize 35,-000 public units during the fiscal /ear which started July 1. and these will be permitted only for families displaced by slum clear-pr°Fecls. It provided for none in the years beyond. to*s connection, Eisenhower thaU. "Md » eonUnue nnr    w ,    ^    coaunue our public housing program until industr ” °an 56 met by prlvate mUe.re are some examples of how 'i111 be to buy an rHA-aoproved home under the new law with its lower down payments—figures reflecting FHA ap-iormer down payment, and present down payment on old houses, in that order: 2.000. $2.400, $1,650. $1,200 • $3,000, $2,400, $1950* nSS* S’SS’ $3’150> $2’700; $20,000. $4.000, $3,650. $3,200. Loans iasured by the Federal Housing Administration fcould run as long as 30 years. ,, airman Capetian <R-lnd) of to*. Senate Banking Committee Jhich handled the legislation, pre-htotod it would boost home building by 10 to 20 per cent. One section raises safeguards designed to prevent the recurrence S;j2iat ♦CaieS5rt calIs “windfall profits to builders who got FHA loans far in excess of their build ing costs. The new law allows builders of big rental projects who use FHA Ioans to include only a “reasonable profit as part of their legitimate costs. Those costs would have to be certified to the government after a project was com pie ted. Another corrective provision is aimed at shoddy practices in the field of home repair and modern-ization. This requires lenders of the loans underwritten by FHA to assume 10 per cent of the risk on each loan made. The idea is to make surer that the monev is used properly and not gobbled up by gyp artists who fleece homeowners with poor work. cast their ballots early in the day. O'Brien explained that a voting machine could accommodate a maximum of 20 voters an hour because a maximum of three minutes is permitted for voting by machine. With paper ballots, the maximum is five minutes. Kanawha. Cabell and McDowell are the state’s three most populous counties and O’Brien expressed concern that many persons might not be able to vote. Law provides that “no ballot of any voter shall be cast or received” after the polls close Another political sidelight came from the Conservation Department today. Conservation Director Carl J. Johnson said a conservation officer, Woodrow Parsons of Martins-burg, has been suspended pending investigation of a report against him. Johnson said the report was that Parsons had been distributing campaign literature in violation of Merit System regulations. Johnson said details of the case were lacking as yet. ty board of education. ¡ Chief interest here in Mercer County has seemed to center ¡around the races for the Demo-'cratic nomination on the House of Delegates ticket, and for the nonpartisan board of education. There is only one contest on the Republican side. Latelle M. La-Follette of Charleston is opposing Tom Sweeney for the GOP nomination for U. S. Senate. The top vote getter will meet the winner of the Democrat race between four candidates, headed by veteran campaigner and Incumbent M. M. Neely of Fairmont. Other candidates seeking the Democrat nod for the seat now held by Neely are Sam B. Chilton, a perennial candidate for something or other, of Charleston; Homer H. 1 Pete) May, St. Marys, and Roy A. Warden. War. Neely And Sweeney Most people believe that Neely will win a large majority on the Democrat side and that Tom Sweeney a former GOP nominee and well known in state political circles, will be nominated by the Republicans. There are contests in all of the Democrat races with the excep-tion of that for Mercer Countv criminal judge. Incumbent Judge V. Ross is unopposed for both the regular term and the un-expired term. Robert Stewart of Princeton is unopposed on the GOP side and they will run it off in November. Mis. Elizabeth Kee. congresswoman from this district, is opposed for the Democrat bid by Irvin S. Maddy, a Hinton school man but it is not expected to be much of a contest, Maddy has been getting around the district quite a lot but Mrs. Kee’s campaigning has been limited1 because the Bluefleld member of Congress has been unable to get away from Washington due to pressing congressional matters. w Tiie^ y^ljner wdl then oppose Fred O. Blue, young Bluefield lawyer and member of a Charleston family long prominent in state politics, in the November general election. Blue is unopposed for the GOP nomination. Swiger Has Opposition • Incumbent State Senator J. Lynn Swiger of Hinton has three oppon ents for the Democrat nomination, there has been considerable activity in this one. but most observ-*rs beiieve Swiger will beat back the ctmHenge 0f Paul J. Carr, also 01 Hinton; O. Roy Parker of Union in Monroe County, and W. J. b. Simmons Sr. of Sandstone. While Ben B. White Jr. of Princeton. E. H. Phillips of Ma-toaka and David L. Sims of- Bluefield are unopposed as GOP nominees for the House of Delegates, a wide open, knock-down, drag-out fight has developed on the Democrat side of the ballot where eight are seeking the three nominations. incumbents G. T. Johnston of Bluefield Rt. 1, Robert M. Richardson, also of Bluefield. and Mc-Kay Fanning of Princeton are candidates to succeed themselves. But they are without support from Gov- Committee, for renomination. Short, veteran of 22 years in Congress, is opposed by State Sen. Noel Cox. In the four states, nomina« tions are to be made for three Senate seats and 41 places in the House. Kansas and Michigan also will nominate candidates for gov. ernor.    * Sen. Homer Ferguson (R-Mich> chairman of the Republican Senate fA? nYJr0l?mltt€e- ^ unopposed for nomination. Sens. Andrew F NeelvPPn wRhKani and Matthew fimnoi    Va,) hav® done Uttle A^Pftontog against what thev consider light opposition. 'J}1* big race in Michigan is rfi n10n oi a Republican opponent Democr«tic Gov. G. Mennen Williams, unopposed for renomina-term    unprecedented fourth Ferguson’s opponent in Novem-her will be Patrick V. McNamara .ormer Democratic Detroit city councilman. He was left without „V th.e. dea“> of for! mer Sen. Blair Moody. In predominantly ReDUblloan Knnsaa. Interest centered on tS! go\ernor s race. George TemDlur former U. s. district attorney h« the support of Gov. Edward AriS administration for the Republican nomination against Fred ¿A present lieutenant governor a* dose race for the DemScratte nomination Ls predlctedbSSS 22har Cl Salome- Wtobita mayor banker Dockin^ u*r*ne. In Missouri. Where Short is seek- ing renomination, it looked like yeara’after .Ti?*1    ta on,    a drab campaign Four other congressmen are opposed while six face no opposition. $ix .We«t Virginia congress-men seeking renomination, two candidate?05«?« Tw° Hepublican canaiaates are vieing for th« Th“Cea?eiaThomeeIjr n November. . are Thomas B. Sweeraev Wheeling insurance man wbn ¿on M UPoIImS.”    and    LateI1« and ‘fil'i,0"1'“» lawyer Nothing To Hide, Sheppard Claims CLEVELAND, Aug. 2 '.ft Dr H.- Sheppard, managing a occasion^ smile, returned to jai for more questioning today «ft,e Sv,legal bid fOT t™p°-a' aan** «M0Ty' Wllliam J Corrf gan, said he gave this pariini oXhlii0 thf 30-y^d ost'd rha i0n r«t degree murdei yoursplf0!1« h» ay y0U Can c0nvic ywy°wUr 0Wn m0Uth ’ -t dfn PPar,dnhe said rePlied win t ? *    ¥1 my wiie and 1 will taik to police because I hav« nothing to conceal.” Mnn°!ifC gu\9 no lmmediate indica-ion of what course the phycician fn??« foIlowing in their latest ef. »orts to question him on the hack- SSSL0! Us 3I‘yeaM,d *5a- D„r,eSleHPP!rd yes«1'day frequent. ofX^r’*    ZTl Johnston, who fathered the reso- this with you*”    n°l    dl3m ---  ‘«met    c:u    Lilt?    I Cb J lution in the House at the last session to investigate the State Road Commission, is a special target of the Marland crowd. Johnston is high on the governor’s purge list, while neither Richardson or Fanning “rubber-stamped” much of Marland’s legislation. The statehouse faction has slated Manuel Brown of Spanishburg, Andrew Clark of Princeton and Robert W. Hensley of Bluefield. Seven Demos Seek Nod R. N. Matson, a veteran GOP campaigner of Sandlick is unopposed for the Republican nomination for commissioner of the Mercer County Court, while there are seven aspirants for the Democrat nomination for this office. Incumbent Fred Thomason of The physician’s move for fre* dom came in a request by C01 ngan for a writ of habeas corous me noted criminal defense law LeM°?i?tenSed hls client wZ b3S held dlegally because the murde warrant was issued by Bay Vil \fgeR??hinCl1 President Gershon M. Barber, instead 01 Mayor J Spencer Houk. ra^cUkv, dis(luahfled himself be Shinn*1® 18 a dose friend of Dr m    a material witnesi m the case. He delegated the *u thority to Barber. Common pleas Judge Frank J i°k ruled against Dr. Shep paid after only 35 minutes of tes-»imony He said a 1941 change u the state statue gave council pres-ents authority to act when may- m 1 \    nomason oi.auc«,'{» »umoruy to act when ma Bluefield Rt. 1. is regarded as the or« are prevented from carrvh No. 1 candidate, but Lewis Cook I out their duties, of Bluefield has the endorsement (Turn To Pag« 3. Column 5) Husband, Ex-Husband nuouuiiUj La’i lU.iUdiiU Dance Hall Fracas Ends With Exchange Blows Over Man Stabbed, Murder    ^ht To See Children A   I 1« _ . .    A IXNlfl. A    .“»W    oy'r    »    «•«>««    him. The fracas occurred, yesteX^S Ti outside the skating rink, just as the wife's husband at the latter's Met couple was entering the building. ;cer Coi>nty home. Manns was taken to Stevpns u N Bennett, 54. waived pr< Clinic Hospital in Welch, where he    OrifrS?t beiorV Magu died a few minutes later He was J 1 Barton in Princeto stabbed at 12:30 am    and    ^^d    $.500    bond    for appear -№ st Manns was a veteran of th«    W    u    toto    them    Bennett hi .. —ass»at oisumciii over a girl resulted in the fatal stabbing of a young McDowell County coal miner Sunday shortly after midnight. Dead of knife wound* in the neck was 23-year-old Harry Manns Jr., colored, of Pageton. Alvester McConnell, 24, also colored. of nearby Philbert, is charged with murder in the stabbing. He waived preliminary hearing before Justice of the Peace W. S Kirkpatrick last night and was released from the McDowell County Jail on $1,000 bond, pending action of the next grand jury. Trooper J. D. Ellis, who i* investigating the death, said the argument concerned 21-year-old Sylvia Blackwell of Pageton who was going to the dance at the Kyle Skating Rink with McCon-nel. Bystanders told police McCon-?®JL*°t a igry when Manns started talking with Mis* Blackwell and State Hospital Lakin; Mrs. Mil-    children. win« ™aCS'    and Miss    Bennett    said he hit    Hubhs» £ .yMon2S'4Pafet0n' and one    when the    latter drew    a    aW brother, Robert, also of Pageton.    ¡knife from    his pocket. ;