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12 The Newt-Review, Rowbure, Ore. Wed., Dec. 7, 1949
Marathon Of Prayer, Bedlam
Of Gospel Shouting Marks
Annual Meet Of Negro Sect
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-W) An around-the-clock roar of hymns
. shook Mason temple as some 7,000 delegates kept prayers and serv-
ice: joins for the 11th straight day. "
The religious marathon opened Nov. 25. Delegates from 40
states, Africa, and Islands In the Caribbean will work In relays to
continue services until it ends Dec. 15.
It's the 42nd annual holy convo
cation of the Cuhrch of God In
The sect was founded 43 veal's
ago by 84-year-old Bishop Char
les H. Mason. It was baptized
with a blast of rifle fire when he
opened his first church in an ab-
PAGE LUMBER & FUEL
164 E. 2nd Ave S. Phone 242
andoned ginmill near. Lexington,
Miss., against popular opinion.
Today the sect reports 3,000
churches and missions and 1,500,-
000 members. Million-dollar Ma
son temple is headquarters.
The temple seats 7,500 In its
auditorium, but often that's far
too small to handle the conven
tion crowd. The overflow covers
the grounds, where ministers
thundering against sin and hell
fire comnete with neanut venders
and photographic booths.
Bishop Mason, a small, grlz-
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China About Done
By The Associated Press
Political chaos appeared to be
enveloping what was left of Na
tionalist China today as Commu
nist armies neared Chengtu, the
In the jittery city, there was a
noisy clamor for Chiang Kai-shek
to resume the presidency, fu
rlong Kong, prelrfer.: IA T!t.
Jen ordered Nationalist officials
at Chengtu to carry on under his
orders. LI la flying to the United
States for a month and said he
would telegraph his Instructions.
Non Communist nations, de
spite their sympathies, have
made it clear they believe Na
tionalist China Is on the ropes.
Several nations including the Brl
fish commonwealth group are ex
pected to extend a form of recog.
nltion to the Communists soon.
The U.S. State department's
chief trouble-shooter, Dr. Phillip
n. jessup is leaving ior unina
this month to make a last-min
ute survey of America's Far East
diplomatic problems in view of
tne military victories or. tne Chi
nese Communists who are now
reported within 90 miles of the
zled man, is still a driving force
in tne cnurcn. tie minus tne nost-
allty his sect met during Its early
days gave him a big boost along
tne roaa oi success.
Bullets From Dissidents
It happened the first night his
small congregation garnered in
the ginmill to shout their new
found faith, "baptism of the Holy
Ghost." Disapproving Negroes,
he said, fired a hall of bullets
through the building.
No one was killed, although se
veral were slightly wounded.
Bishop Mason said publicity
from the shooting .brought new
members from miles around. "I
preached the word of the Lord
and converted them as fast as I
The church leaders set a strict
code. Members are forbidden to
smoke or drink alcoholic bever
ages, dance, gamble, attend mo
vies and professional sports ev
ents, or obtain divorces.
Baptism comes when the con
vert "speaks In tongues" an un
intelligible babble of religious
fervor. Elder Richard Page of
Oakland, Cal, outlined it like
"You don't have to speak in
tongues all the time. But you
have to speak in tongues at least
once. You have to be baptized by
the Holy Ghost. You can't love
your. enemU?3 unless you have
tne spirit oi tne noiy unost. it
lsn t natural.
Arwarer Kent Estate
Valutd At $9 Million
LOS ANGELES, UP) A. At
water Kent, philanthropist and
radio manufacturer, left an
estate valued at $9,130,971.11, the
executors say in their first ac
counting submitted to buperlor
Kent, who died last March 4,
gave away in his will almost
$5,000,000 to friends, employes,
Charitable and Educational in
suiuCions. To his widow, Mablo
Lucas Kent, from whom he was
separated, he left $2,000,000 in
cash and the Income from 20 per
cent of the stock of the Atwater
Kent Manufacturing Co.
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Sees Son After 19 Years
As He Faces Murder Count
CLEVELAND, Dec. 7. UP) -The
last time Marian Pool, 37,
had seen her son he was six
months old. When she saw him
again, he was 19 and on trial
charged with murdering his fos-
But. after she came all the wav
from her home In Safety Harbor,
Fla,, to see young James Nairy
In court yesterday, the real
mother embraced Nairy and said:
"He Is a Eood bov. I can tell
that Just by looking at him. I
am proud of him. I think when
all the facts are known, he will
be treated kindly."
Nairy is charged with first de
gree murder in the slaying of
Mrs. Iva M. Nalrv. 56. outside
their suburban Faifview park
home last October. Court records
show he was illegitimate. The
Nairys adopted him.
It is estimated there are 300.-
WASHINGTON UP) The
number of Americans reeularlv
employed rose 517,000 In Novem-
Reporting this, the Census bu
reau said unemployment declined
Secretary of Commerce Saw
-rne joo picture in riovemuer
was perhaps more favorable than
at any previous time this year."
The Census bureau explained
that the top in unemployment
was smaller than the rise in em
ployment because of '"an Increase
in tne number of seasonal work
ers looking for lobs."
The bureau's report showed
employment totaled 59.518.000
in November compared with 59,
001,000 in October and 59,893,000
lor November, 1948.
rne number of, Jobless was
listed as 3,409,000 In November
compared with 3,576,000 In Oc
tober and 1,831,000 in November,
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