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Attend The Church Of Your Choice On Sunday No. 15 Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, Thursday Evening, August 23, 1956 Volume No. 49 Pres Eisenhower -- AND- Adlai Stevenson ARE NOMINATED To Lead Parties President D wight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard M. Nixon were renominated last night as the second-terstandard bearers of a deliriously happy and uproariously confident Republican Party. The GOP convention was wild with acclaim for Ike and Dick from the moment Indiana's Rep. Charles intoned the magic Eisenhower name as he nominated the r hero of World War n for another r crusade in the White House until Nixon's nomination was hammered home like the cannonball express with rousing speeches by Harold Stassen and Chris Herder of Massachusetts who who praised and endorsed the leadership of Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon. m Hal-lec- k five-sta- four-yea- Adlai E. Stevenson, Presidential Nominee of the Democratic Party received the nomination on the first ballot. In his acceptance speech he said the Nation is on the threshhold of a great and decia period of abundance,real sive era freedom and progress toward peace. The former Illinois governor plans "to carry the election to the people" throughout the country, along with his running mate Estes Kefauver. Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee twice a loser in bids for his party's presidential nomination, won a sizzling battle for the next best thing second place on the Democratic ticket. As Democratic nominee for Vice President Kefauver came through on the se'corid ballot to win over senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Cumberland Citizens WHS (Registration To Set Aug. 26 To Honor Begin Friday, Aug. 24 Dr. D. M. Fields "Doctor Fields Day" has been set for August 26 by a committee of civic club representatives and private citizens. Representatives of the Lions Club, Rotary Club, Womens Club, Beta Sigma Phi, City Coun-ciand the Mayor have decided on the program. The committee designated Sun day, August 26 for the celebration because that is the nearest Sunday to Doctor Fields' birthday, the 24th. The Doctor will be 73 years old. Doctor Fields was lauded at the meeting by several people who told of his coming to Cumberland when it was merely comprised of a few shacks and of the fine work he had begun in those early days and continued to the nresent. The celebration will be along the lines of a Sunday outing. All families are asked to bring a nicnic lunch to the City Park. The event will get underway about one o clock. The entire family of Doctor Fields' will be assembled for the celebration during which a huge birthday cake will be presented to the Doctor. Mayor Hobert Helton will serve as toastmaster of the occasion. A colleague of Dr. Fields' is to be contacted about speaking at the outing. of the celeA real high-ligbration will be a presentation of a gift to the Doctor from the entire community in appreciation of the many years of service he has devoted to the citizens here. The committee urged, in closing the meeting, that every man, woman and child in the area who can possibly do so, attend the celebration and make it a huge success for Doctor Fields. al a. P . ht In Hosp.tal A. C. Brown is a patient in Baptist Hospital at Lexington where he is reported to be improving. Mrs. Brown is in Lexington be near Mr. Brown. Whitesburg High School registration will begin Friday, August 24th at 9:00 o'clock- - Only Freshmen or 9th graders will register on that day. All upperclassmen will register on Monday, August 27th- - Seniors will register from 8 to 10 a. m., Juniors from 10 to 12 a. m., and Spohomores from 1:00 to 3:00 p. m. The lunch room wrn open on Monday, August 27th. Both grade and high school will be in session all day Monday. Busses will make at 7:45 a. m., their first pick-u- p on Friday, the 24th. The Monday bus schedule is the same as last year. All freshmen are expected to bring their grade diplomas when they register on Friday. New Radio Station To Be Heard Soon - Round-up-Picni- c Ass'n at Harlan Speaker At First E. STEVENSON Meeting Held Prior Plans for District 30, To Opening- of Schools UMWA Labor Day Annual Farmers On Tuesday of this week Supt. Celebration Nearing Round-u- p Picnic W. B. Hall called group meetings Scheduled for Friday of the cooks, janitors and bus Completion Coco-Col- Flora Killed California. PADIAI Letcher County Friday, August 24, at 10:30 will set the scene for the Farmers Annual at Grant Blair's at Jeremiah. According to information receEveryone is invited to attend ived from the Letcher Broadcastthis annual event and bring a ing Company at Neon Station basket lunch. WNKY 1450 on your radio dial will be on the air late today Drinks will be furnished by (Thursday) afternoon for a test Royal Crown Bottling Company program. The new station is and a Bottling Company owned and operated by local peoProgram for the day will feaple and has been informed by the ture the best speakers of the consulting engineer to procure County, Dr. B. F. Wright, County license and be ready by Wednes- Judge James Caudill, and Mr. day of next wek to broadcast D. W. Little. daily program. Test programs We are highly honored to have will also be on the air Saturday these business men take time to V. Snyder night. Tune in to 1450 and hear be with us at this annual Event. Mrs. the new station. Let us make this event a great and worthwhile day. Bring the in neighbors, friends, a big day is Thornton Union Mrs . Flora Vance Snyder, in store for all. about 55, formerly of the Thorn- - Held Thornton Ch. of the sections Last Friday, Saturday, and county was killed late Saturday Sunday the Thornton Union As- Youth night in Los Angeles, Calif. Mrs sociation was held at the Thorn Still Snyder is said to have been run ton Church, Mayking. Eld. Carl Though it may seem to the down and killed while crossing a Back introduced the services on young people and others interstreet. She was formerly the wife Friday; Eld. Ray Collins preach- ested in a recreational program of Flyod Vance, operator for the ed the introductory sermon and for young people of the WhitesL. & N. Railroad, now locatd at on Saturday morning Eld. Ellis burg vicinity that the newly orChavies, Ky. in Perry County. Hopkins of New Salem Associaganized Whitesburg Youth AdMrs. Snyder went west several tion introduced the work of the ministration has ceased to be, it years ago, locating in Los Angel house. is definitely not true. The Youth She es, where she was employed. The whole session of the Asso- Council, which is made up of has a few relatives in the county. ciation was reported and in peace, members from Funeral and burial was to be in love, and good fellowship, with Civic Clubs, isthe churches still struggling the California city. delegates and ministers attend- with the problem of securing a ing from various states. suitable location for a Youth Minister Ministers appointed and who Center. The present plans are to preached on the stand for Sun- use the basement of the City Hall Guest day were: Elds. Riley Fouts, However, before work can be (Baptist Church Banner Mann, Harold Edwards, started on the renovation of the City Hall basement, an effort is Rev. Bailey Sadler of Harlan, and W. S. Tolliver. Ky., was guest speaker on Sunday The next Association of Thorn- being made by the City Council at the First Baptist Church. He ton Union Church is scheduled to secure property adjacent to was accompanied to Whitesburg to be held at Oven Fork Church the City Hall so that an outside iby Mrs. Sadler and son, Ronnie. on August third Friday, Satur- entrance to the basementcan be They were guests of Mr. and Mrs day and Sunday of 1957 with made. Thus, we could have a Maurice Lewis and Mrs. Clel Rod-- Eld. Charlie Cornett appointed much better place for a Youth Center gers. to preach the introductory Mrs. W. B. Hall, Council Pres Rev. Clel Rodgers, Pastor of ident, and the seventeen council the Church is spending two weeks We have a complete line of members hope that soon there at Ft Meade, Maryland where he will be a Youth Center in the is acting Chaplain of the 810th Office Supplies including City of Whitesburg. Convalescent Medical Detachment. ton-Serge- nt jj Center Anticipated Mr. B. B. Bloomer, Chairman Letcher County of the Labor Day Celebration School System. Also attending these meetings were the princi- Committee, District 30, United Mine Workers of America, an pals of the larger schools. drivers of the nounced this week that plans These meetings were called to for the eleventh annual Labor discuss regulations pertaining to Day Celebration are nearing com the improvement of the Lunch pletion with Sam Caddy, Presiprogram, the janitorial service dent of District 30, having been and the bus service in the school selected as principal speaker due system- to the illness of another speaker who had been invited. This year, a new feature has Mrs. Dies been added A Beauty Contest Suddenly Fleming and, at the present time the folMrs. Virgie Hall of Fleming lowing girls are entries in this passed away suddenly on Mon- contest: day following a heart attack. Her Sparkle Gayheart, Garrett, Ky. sudden death was a great shock Gilva Hamilton, McDowell, Ky. to her family and friends. She Katie Lee Caudill, Hardburley, was 59 years old and was the daughter of Robert and Lizzie Kentucky. Catherine Taylor, Elkhorn City Lucas Bates. Survivors include the husband Bill W. Hall, two Kentucky. Mary K. Mullins, Elkhorn City sons, Milburn of Fleming, Elbert of Haymond and four daughters Kentucky. Phyllis Taylor, Wayland, Ky. Liza Morgan, Thornton, Lizzie Janice Newsome, Drift, Ky. JviaDemni, Fleming, Edna Vance, Christine Hamilton, Wheeland Lola Vance, Fleming, Ky. wright, Kentucky. Funeral services are being held Sandra Williamson, Pikeville, today (Thursday) August 23rd at Kentucky. 10:00 E.S.T. at the Little Rock Patricia Fulton, Whitesburg, Baptist Church at Kona. Burial Kentucky in Whitaker Cemetery. Craft FuNorma Dere Cole, Sergent, Ky. neral Home in charge. Ramona Lee Sparks, Millstone, Kentucky. Phyllis Ann Hall, Whitesburg, L. B. GOODWIN PATIENT Kentucky. IN HOUSTON HOSPITAL Adrienne Jackson, Neon, KenThe many friends of Bradley tucky. Goodwin of Lexington regret to These contestants have been learn of his illness in a Houston, entered by the varixms Local Texas Hospital. Mr. Goodwin, Ds. 30. At the former merchant and coal oper- Unions throughout conclusion of the Beauty Contest ator of Whitesburg, underwent be major surgery yesterday. His some lucky young lady will and given $250.00 as first prize address is Methodist Hospital, $125.00 will be given as second Room 550, Houston, Texas. prize. Winnerof first prize will be crowned MISS DISTRICT 30, Attending Conference - Hall At Delegates to the Methodist annual conference at Wilmore this week are Mrs. Augusta Ren-akand Mrs. C. L. Kilgore. Rev. E. H Barnette will be retired from the conference er UMWA. The Program Committee will announce next week a final and completed program, which is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. with the Martin, . Ky. High Kermit Boatright Dies Following Major Operation Kermit Boatright of Whitesburg Kentucky died on Wednesday, August 16th, 1956 at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky folowing a major heart opera tionN He was the son of the late G.H. and Alice Hale Boat-rigand was born on August 11, 1909 being 47 years and 4 days of age at his death. He was married to Gertha Addington Boatright and is survived by bis bereaved wife, one daughter Shirley and four sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Williams, Whitesburg, Mrs. Delia Reynolds, Hazard, Mrs. Ora Reynolds, Mallie, Ky. Mrs. Margie Hall, Jackhorn. Mr. Boatright had been a teacher in Letcher County for 14 years. He was well known in Letcher County as an outstanding teacher and as a fine honest sincere young man with many friends. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 18th, 1956 at 10:00 o'clock at the Presbyterian Church, Whites burg, Ky. with Rev. John How ard & Rev. E. Hampton Barnette officiating. Burial was in the Sandlick Cemetery. Craft Funeral Home in charge of funeral ht School Band starting the program with the National Anthem. There will be promient local speakers to welcome the crowd and many features to please all groups of people will be shown on the stage this year. There will be high wire acts, clowns for the children, a chorus line with an orchestra, hillbilly, folk and western music. In short, a well rounded out program, designed to please all those who attend the Celebration. At the end of the program four grand prizes will be awardedfirst prize a 1956 Ford Sedan; second prize a 12 cubic foot deep freeze; third prize an Automatic Shotgun; and fourth prize a $100.00 Savings Bond. The usual large crowd is expected to attend this year's

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