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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 14, 1948, Bluefield, West Virginia Friday Morning, May 14, 1948 Sweeney Leads Delegate Race Charleston. W. Va., May 13—OP) —Thomas Sweeney of Wheeling, i the party’s U.. S. senatorial nominee in 1946, took the lead tonight in the contest for election as delegate-at-large to the Republican1 National convention. The unofficial total from 42 counties gave him 62,481. Second was former governor Henry D Hatfield of Huntington with 53 762. Next in line was Ray-1 mond J. Funkhouser. Ranson newspaper publisher and industrialist. with 50,181. National Committeeman Walter S. Hallanan held fourth place with 42,569. Senator Harley M. Kilgore led the Democratic delegate-at-large1 race with 53,027 in 30 counties.' Governor Clarence W. Meadows was second with 50,652 and former Rep. Jennings Randolph had 47,-851. Four delegates-at-large are chosen by the Republicans and eight! by the Democrats. In addition each selec* two delegates from each of the six congressional districts. Hallanan supporters explained that many populous southern counties where he is expected to show considerable strength were not included in the unofficial tabulation made so far. ton. 36,195’ Thomas C. Townsend, The GOP totals included: Raymond M. Davis, Morgantown, 25,533; Funkhouser, 50,181; Dave Gideon, Huntington, 14,653; Halanan, 42.569; Jackson Arthur Hammond. Bluefield, 13,846; Hatfield, 53.762.BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH, BLUEFIELD, W. VA.—PAGE FIVE 'Peace' Ambassador Arrives in Berlin Walter Bedell Smith, right, U.S. ambassador to Russia, arr*** at Berlin’s Tempiehof Airport, after Radio Moscow interpreted his personal deliverance of a note to Foreign Minister Mdotow as a U. S. “peace” overture to settle the “cold war." Greeting Ambassador Smith are, left to n^t, Ma}. Gen. George P. Hays, Mrs. Lack* D. Clay, wife of the U. S. military governor of German*, and Maj. Carl E. Wetehner. (By NEA-Acme staff correspondent Ai Cocking.) Gum arabic is used to supend insoluble compounds in liquids. Bluefield’* Most Modern Shoe Repair Shop FRIDAY SPECIAL KEEP YOUR SHOES REFIRED HALF SOLES 25 Wa nee only durable quality leather that win add months of wear to your shoes. Leather or CompoetttoB lfICIALIZK IN INVISIBLE SOLES SHOES REPAIRED WHILE - U - WAIT GIANT MUSHROOM Sydney. Australia (IP)—A mushroom gathered recently at Mullen-gcndra <New South Wales) in the Riverina. that big expanse of Australian sheep country enclosed between the Murray and Darling rivers, measured 18 inches in diameter. Its trunk was four inches thick. 50 engraved invitations intents winT** ^ Wthot r announcements wits f aaAAslmkn* 4a am In    rn tWVflOpei Tv FTKITCIt.    J k    >12.*^ U. S. Disarmament Program Lambasted Richmond. Va.. May 13 (ZP) The “wanton recklessness” with which America has dissipated her war-winning military strength is the most serious threat to our relations with Russia, a gathering of 80 Virginia bankers was told here today. Dr. Joseph Stagg Lawrence, professional economist and vicepresident of the Empire Trust company in New York, was the featured speaker at a luncheon given by the Bank of Virginia. His talk was made in conjunction with a conference on consumer credit delinquency, to which representatives of banks trtroughout the state were invited. After tracing the course of events in Russo-American relations through history. Dr. ‘Lawrence expressed a feeling of optimism in the light of developments during the past four months. Dr. Lawrence acknowledged that there “is no question that we do encircle Russia and constitute a hazard” to Soviet ambitions. “But for an entirely different reason than that which they profess.” he added quickly. The American way of life Is so infinitely superior to that of the Soviets, he declared, that hiding the facts from the Russian people is of primary concern to their piopaganda machine. The purpose of Russian propaganda is to “place us in as bad a light as possible to the rest -    ,    —    .    *    of the world with charges that I elegrapn Commerciol America is imperalistic and a baya tfca largest and fin* st kdBkAMmn a1 Aftrtr pii rf rn Hi mn rliBI— — iPtvTWfi vt engravea OMwaneamaats in town. Von Mi sava from 25% to 50% BECAUSE OUR PRICE INCLUDES THC Printing Co. haven to nazis and fascists,’ Lawrence commented. Dr. DIAL 6171 2,000 Dniepr Of OUR 12th TEAR SAVE FROM 25% to 50% on Purchases Where Spending is SAVING DEEP CUT RATH DRUGS IN BLUEFIELD PRINCETON AVE. — 2 DOORS EAST OF COLONIAL IOO ** ASPIRIN TABLETS 5c j st j n .< si 25c it] Epson SALTS I lb. 7« Harmonicas 9c Moscow (IP) — The newspaper Soviet Lithuania'* says 2,000 ves-‘ls have been raised from the ver Dniepr since the war. The lips include the powerful motor-lips “Osipenko.” “Krupskaya” More School Aid Urged For U. S. Washington, May 13 (IP)—The bottleneck of American talent is our elementary and grammar schools, Mrs. Eugene Meyer told the Conference on Human Rights today. Mrs. Meyer, wife of the owner of the Washington Post, addressed the conference being held at Howard university. She said the best way to break this bottleneck is through the passage of the federal aid to education bill. If we can afford to spend billions abroad, we can spend three hundred millionts at home on education, she said. “We have allowed our elementary education to run down to a point where we are endangering our whole intellectual and cultural life,” Mrs. Meyer said. “And we have done this at a moment when as never before this country is confronted by a demand for the greatest possible number of informed, educated and mature citizens.” She quoted a dean of a leading medical school as saying that only one-eighth of the students at his school were “proper material” for doctors. She said an admiral who favors universal military training said we would not need UMT so urgently “if only our public schools did a more thorough educational job throughout the country.” Equality of opportunity at college is a myth as long as grade schools in some areas give inadequate early training, she continued. Education is a more vital need than the housing problem, she said adding: “Such progress as communism has made among our people is largely due to the fact that its (propaganda emphasizes the unde-j niable weaknesses in our social 1 structure.” One major weakness is the education offered by grade schools in ! some areas. And she contended that passage of the federal aid to education bill would do much to remedy this. —— —♦- Iranian Deputy Agrees With Wallace Tehran. Iran, May 13, (ZP)— • The Iranian Majlis ‘parliament) was thrown into an uproar today and members walked out *hen a deputy charged: “You are all on the United I States payroll!” Ahmed Razavi. an engineer and deputy from Kerman, started the (row. He attributed to Henrv Wallace. U. S. third party presidential candidate, a statement saying Iranian internal affairs had been interfered with by former U. S. Ambassador George V. Allen “I as a deputy confirm Wallace’s statement,” Razavi cried. Deputies rose from their seats shouting denials. Razavi referred to a contract signed with the American military mission. This agreement destroyed the Iranian army’s independence and instead of working for Iran’s interest, the American advisors are working for the United States. Shouts of protest were laised by Razavi’s speech and in the uproar the speaker and deputies left the chamber. Bluefield VFW Post Will Meet Tonight Bluefield post of Veterans of Foreign Wars will meet this evening at 7:30 at the VFW home. A good attendance is urged for an important business meeting will be conducted. 70 To Get Diplomas At    Ceremonies Seventy prospective graduates Paul S. Hudgins; P. T. A. Scholar- ma Kirk. Mary Evelyn McDougle. will receive diplomas in com- ship award, Mrs. Frank Buchan- Katrina Miler. Mona Neese. India mencement exercises at Fairview “ ^rhoru* ptano solo. Anne f*r Sal !y PRei!andf Mary*Robinette. Junior high school on the evening Edwards:    presentation of di- Dorothy Simmons, Jacqueline of Friday, May 21.    plomas. Clyde A. Johnson, princi-    smith,    Maggie    Smothers, Mari© The program for the evening Pal:, farewell, Doris    Sue Katz; re-    stoltz.    Anne    Wilson.___ will    be    as    follows:    (sessional. Musical prelude, Gloria Blank.    of graduates processional; invocation, the Rev.    Ammar» Tommy Andrew. Eugene May; welcome, Dorrance i°bn. APPhnS- Clifford Arnold. Crawford; piano solo. Sally Rei-j Charles Bradshaw Jack Brooks, land; introduction of speaker, Arthur Bruce, Robe^ Claytor, Charles Holsopple; address. Judge R°be^, ^:‘er* r P L ?lx-b F. Morton Wagner; musical selec- Boughten. Lee Eaton. Billy l^arnation, Fairview band; presentation Lanr Fitzpatrick .EdwardIFor-of awards. Daughters of America    Donu.-d    Har.soe. Charles awards. Mrs. Ray H o n a k e r; golsopple, James Hunter. Donald Daughter of American Revolution *lTby' Fremont Lancaster David award. Mrs S. P. Morgan; Amer- geese. Richard Painter, Vaughan ican Legion Citizenship award.    Roland. Tredway ----   Sheffield.    Ralph Thompson, WU-    . ...    ...    .    .    liam Tulloh. Edwin Ward, Billy wFlgtr Viramia Institutions    Wassum. Thomas    Williamson.    . .    -    *    Larry Wilson. Richard Wilson, n Dis solves In Need Ut employes    Norma Jean Akers.    Barbara Bab-    Faster ;/.KmAnm v.    I o //pi j bitt, M*ry Lou Baldwin. Sue Bar- Richmond. \a., May 13 (ZP) ' ger, Joan Bibb Gloria Blank. Mar- 4 Seasons Though progress has been made j ]ene Boice. Marilyn Brickey. An- m Tfc k| in the past year, Virginia’s mental dra Brooks Aliie Cain. Nancy Car- TftorouglMyj institutions still don’t have nearlyBilly Jean Carter Norma 4.crM.oun f1 ac    a-    Connolly.    Dorrance Crawford. Bet-    a rree-KUn n Btoeiy employees    as they need. crotty.    Anne Edwards. Ora Lee Most of the hospitals are still Farmer. Betty Ann Ferrell, Mari-well below their allotted peronnel anne Gills, Phyllis Gregory. Ernes-quotas. Dr. Joseph E. Barrett. I tine Hall. Louise Henley. Doris Iodized or Plata state commissioner of mental by- sue Katz. Geraldine Kegley, Nor- giene and hospitals, reported to--- the state hospital board here today. As of March 31 of this year, j the six mental institutions had 1,082 attendants at work. com-; pared with only 889 on the .same] date a year ago. Last year. how- 1 ever, the basic work day was 121 hours, and now it is eight hours.! The allotted quota of attendants —the class of employees where the shortage has been most troublesome—is 1,702. Last year it was 1.062. The Whiskey without Regrets ^vtqhjcuiexi BUSINESS CARDS Now - for tho tint time engraved stationery for business or pro-leaaional us# may bo had at the price of ordinary imitations* Take advantage of these outstanding values. 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