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Boone News Republican (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Boone, Iowa Sex convict s Story of wanting to help called the greatest Snow sleet hit South slow All traffic lout of Atlanta headed for the Boon new Republican Midwest and South Central pece Mim a. Ism states were cancelled or delayed because of weather conditions. Read the want ads by Richard f. Whalen associated press staff writer new York apr an sex con Voct turned minister wants to help other sex cons find their Way Back to Normal rtt piety. He a the Rev. William Mcafee Sparks 39, a former real estate Salesman in Philadelphia who pleaded guilty four years ago to swindling his customers of $75,000. Now he s pastor of Christ presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Until Friday he had been on probation the rules of which forbid any association with known criminals even to help them. A even in the course of Normal pastoral duties a he said in an interview today Quot some Young people have come to me and because they have police records i could t help them. I had to Send them to another but in Philadelphia Friday judge Leo Weinrott ended the Rev. Or. Sparks probation calling the Story of the sex con in the pulpit a one of the greatest of which i have personal a native of Philadelphia the Rev. Or. Sparks was graduated from Temple University teachers College married a fellow student and taught school for three years. When he was 29 he was a licensed real estate Salesman. A i made a Good living a he said a but in 1957 i invested in apartment buildings some Money i was holding in escrow fully intending to return it. Poor judgment and bad business prevented me from doing so and i was later he was Able to return most of the swindled funds. A i considered myself an atheist when i went to prison a he said a but i became interested in religion and largely through the help of the Rev. Richard Armstrong i began Reading and studying. A if you want to make it that Way prison can be much like a monastery. A for me prison was the Best thing that Ever happened. My own self image was shattered the image of a smart Guy who knew his Way the Rev. Or. Sparks served eight months of his 23-month sentence and then judge Weinrott released him to go to Princeton . Theological Seminary. Three years later just before graduating he preached a a can dilating Sermon at Christ presbyterian Here. A i walked off the pulpit and into the midst of the congregation after the Sermon and told them about myself a he said a few months ago the Church invited him to be its pastor. Crouse construction had 4 be 2-5s93 forestall returns Des Moines Iowa a -1 the other Day a woman dashed i into the Standard Glass and paint store in Des Moines and j asked. A has my husband been i Here yet a proprietor Mark Woods nodded. A ooh. Did he buy paint for the bathroom a the woman asked. A i sell it to him a Woods replied and pointed to a sign on the Cash Register saying a husbands picking out paint colors a you bring note from Mirry clir"si1mb5 Here comes Santa Claus with a pack full of cordial wishes for a Christmas that brings the Best of everything to you marshals decorating store 813 -8th Street dial 432-4276 actor s Stepson held on charge Munich. Germany apr police said today they have arrested Michael thiess 18-year-old Stepson of Hollywood Star Robert Taylor on suspicion of attempted murder. Police said the youth is accused of serving poisoned Tea to his father 49-year-old Munich film producer Georg thiess. Formal charges have not yet been filed against on Law Der German Lay,4ie can be held during instigation by the state prosecutor. The boys Mother Ursula thiess married Taylor in 1954. Police said the Youh moved in with his father and the two argued in february. At that time police said thiess advised them he suspected his son had attempted to kill him with insecticide in his Tea. Christmas quiet country landscape covered with Snow cherished by most folks. Even in climes where Snow never Falls dance in the Heads of Young and old. With a Little imagination wonderland. Is traditional vision of Christmas dreams of a White Christmas Christmas is always a Winter the Harris Survey by Louis Harris copyright 1963. The Washington Post co. Spiritual Unity Best americans have a deep and abiding conviction that the single Best Hope for peace in the world rests in the spiritual Unity of Mankind under god. This article of Faith is even stronger among most people than the belief that War will most Likely be prevented by . Military might or by fear of nuclear devastation. These views emerged from a special Christmas Survey of the american people in which each individual in a National Cross Section was Given a list of possible alternatives and asked to pick the one that held out the Best Hope for lasting peace. Each person was asked a there is a list of things people have suggested would be the most Likely reasons Why peace May some time be achieved. If you had to choose a Folk which would you say is the Best Hope for peace a Best Hope for peace total nation per cent All men living under one god 38 keeping . Military Strong 18 fear of atomic devastation 15 total disarmament by All _ la collapse of communist regimes 8 strengthen United nations _ 6 More agreement with Russia 3 not sure i Faith that Mankind can find a Universal brotherhood under god easily tops the list of peace possibilities. In a clearly secondary position is the Security people feel they have in continue ugly powerful . Military strength. Yet the Hope that peace can be insured Best by a Strong America that will not use its Power for aggressive purposes is the dominant secular theme among Large numbers of americans. The Impact of the nuclear age is Felt by better than one in four people who believe that fear of atomic devastation will drive the world toward peace perhaps ultimately ending in total disarmament of All nations. Those who pin their Faith on collapse of communist regimes or in the United nations alone or i in the Extension of agreements with Russia will find fewer people sharing their views. The Pivotal Issue of controlling the Power to make War was highlighted in a second question a what would be your second Best Hope for peace a next Best Hopf. Total nation per cent keeping . Military Strong 23 total disarmament by All 19 strengthen United nations 13 collapse of communist regimes 13 fear of atomic devastation la All men living under one god to More agreement with Russia 7 not sure 4 when the Ideal of Universal brotherhood is removed from the debate people in this country Divide fairly evenly on the Issue of whether peace can Best be won by keeping the United states militarily Strong or by effectuating total disarmament. Reliance on the United nations also rises in importance. Laying the groundwork for avoidance of War was always regarded by the late president John f. Kennedy As the single i most important act of his Short-1 ened tenure. It was no happenstance that or. Kennedy pm i bodied in his foreign policy All four of the top elements the american people feel can Best Lead to a lasting peace. John f. Kennedy May one Day be Best remembered by his countrymen As a bold Pioneer for peace As such he struck a responsive chord in american Public opinion quite Independent of partisan loyalties. At this first Christmas following his assassination millions of americans will continue to express their Faith and Hope at a time when resort to War has become a suicidal impossibility but when the ground rules for peace have yet to be written. Distributed by los Angeles times Syndicate critical of 7th Fleet movement Colombo. Ceylon Capi a Cey Lonese political leaders to Day criticized proposed cruises in the Indian Ocean by units of the . 7th Fleet. Or. N. M. Perera spokesman of the marxist United left front said such activity would be a an unwarranted provocation on the part of the american government. Now they have brought the cold War into the Indian k. M. P. Raja rate Leader of the National resurgence movement said entry of the 7th Fleet into the Indian Ocean will Complete a the encirclement of by the associated press Snow and sleet paralysed much of the South today closing airports and some highways and stranding motorists As an icy blast dropped temperatures to the freezing Mark As far South As Florida. Many areas expected their first White Christmas in years. Arkansas and Tennessee re ported heavy snowfalls. Tennessee was covered by Snow which spread eastward from Memphis. Roads were closed in an 80-mile radius of Memphis and air traffic was halted Memphis police said traffic was tangled mostly by motorists who ventured out without chains a taxi service was set up by police to carry doctors and other emergency personnel to hospitals. The Snow and ice storm which moved across Mississippi dropped temperatures and piled up Snow making some highways and Bridges virtually impassable accumulations of up to 12 inches were reported in the Northwestern Corner of Mississippi. The Highway patrol said All major highways out of Jackson. Miss., were icy and virtually impassable . 61 from Vicks Burg North to Memphis was Quot almost a solid Sheet of ice Quot the patrol said. Louisiana also reported Freer ing rain and hazardous highways. In the Baton Rouge area the Mississippi River Bridge the Atchafalaya River Bridge and All overpasses were temporarily closed while Highway Crews poured Salt and Sand Over them. State police closed . 71 to All cars without tire chains from the Arkansas line to Alexandria la. The weather Bureau issued a hazardous driving warning for All of Louisiana. The Alabama state patrol said driving conditions were ex-1 Tremley hazardous in virtually All parts of the state forcing the closing of several highways. Rain which began in the Northwest Corner of the state moved rapidly across the Mountain areas changing to freezing rain and sleet and then to Snow. The state patrol closed Many roads in Northern Georgia. Air lines reported some flights wants africans Accra Ghana apr president Kwame Nkrumah is advocating that an a fall african Force replace . Military forces in the Congo when . Troops Are withdrawn. In a 3,000-w Ord letter to . Secretary general u Thant. Nkrumah urged Thant to Start consultations to arrange for the african Force. Best wishes to you and yours. A above All Hare a very merry Christmas elks Lodge 563 Boon Low since again lie pause to observe and gather new inspiration from the age old Story the birth of our Saviour. ,. And his divine eternal presence. A every Joy and Blessing of this holy season come to you and your loved ones bringing peace and happiness. Making spirits Bright Western Oil company i ires a batteries a accessories 7th and Arden St. Phone be 2-2251 our warmest wishes for a Happy Holiday. S. Hanson lumber co. 1016-1018 Marshall St. Rejoice May it be a a joyous Christmas for everybody. Ken Nyman Boones insurance Agency 802�?Tj Story St. Call be 2-5772 Christmas a Hine in your heart and bring you Joy. Witcraft floor covering 826 Story St. Holbrook plumbing amp heating 924 8th Street phone be 2-386j of a it 4 lip piness As the Star shone on the babe of Bethlehem so May the peace and Promise of his wondrous m Shine brightly on you and yours this christmastide bringing happiness in abundance

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