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FALLOUT PROBE Representative Chec Holifield (D., Calif.) uses a map to demon
strate radioactive fallout in the United States, if American cities were to be attacked
with nuclear bombs. Holifield will head a Congressional probe in Washington into
probable results of an atomic bombing of tnis country. Indications are that the attack
ing nation would also be wiped out by fallout from its own weapons.
Public Doesn't Know What To Do;
J. Edgar Hoover Has The Answer
WASHINGTON (UPI) Typical
of what has come in every mail
this month is this from Marian
Tisdule of Ames, town. She wrote:
"I just want to say that I am
not complacent or apathetic about
Communist activity in the United
States, but I 'am bewildered and
pained by tho fact that I don't
Hugh A: Gibbs
Dies In Joseph
ENTERPRISE (Special) Hugh
Arthur Gihbs, 48, a farmer of
Adams, died suddenly from a
heart attack Thursday evening,
June IB, in Joseph, wiierc he was
visiting his parents.
Funeral services were held Mon
day at 2' p.m. at the Dollinan
Funeral Chapel wilh the Rev.
Volney A. Johnson, of Elgin, of
ficiating. Interment was in the
Prairie Creek cemetery In the
Gibbs, son of Chester Arthur and
Glcnna Gihbs, was born at Cor
bel t i January 8, lilll, and hud
lived in Wallowa counly about 33
years. On July 25, ID.'III, he was
married at Enlerpriso lo Lrnllui
Lcvina Winters, who survives him.
He was a member of tho Christian
church of Joseph.
Besides his widow he leaves
Ihreo daughters: Barbnra Gibbs
and Mrs. Sandra Jones,, of Adams,
and Mrs. Sharon Oliver; of Baker
his purcnls, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Gibbs, of Joseph; two brothers
Fred, of Joseph, and Clyde, of
Enterprise; three sisters: Mrs
Nadino Bockman, Portland: Mrs
Beatrice Marks. Joseph, and Mrs
Both Womack, Lake Charles, La
and three grandchildren.
know what we can do about it."
From almost every state in the
union during the past fortnight
have come letters like Miss Tis
dalc's. They were in response to
an article distributed o:i Jire 1
which contended that American
citizens were dangerously com
placent about tho menace of Com
munist espionage in the United
Stales and Communist infiltration
of the American economic and
social fabric. The burden of the
letters was this: What can the
average citizen do?
That is a good question. It
promptly was put to director J.
Edgar Hoover of tho Fedora)
Bureau of Investigation. Hoover
James W. Hanson
Dies At Age 86
William Hanson, 86, a retired fur
mcr and stockman, died Saturday
June 20, following severul months
of failing health.
Funeral services are being held
this afternoon (Tunsduyi at
p.m. from the Bollman funeral
home chapel, with the Rev. Al
Boshce officiating. Burial will be
in the Enterprise cemelery.
Mr. Hanson was born In Kansus
Novcmcbr 27, 1873, son of Charles
and Angclinc Hanson, early pio
neers of Wallowa counly. On May
26, 1909 ho was married at Enter
prise to Mao Bowlhy, who sur
vives. He was a member of the
Christian church and of the Woods
men of the Wor'd.
Survivors include his widow
and a son, Ross, of Enterprise;
three sisters: Mrs. Alice Downing
and Mrs. Stella Pyles, of Hood
River, and Mrs. Mabel Guinerman,
of Long beach, Calif.; and two
grandchildren . and two great
Fair Maids Visit
La Grande Lions
Union Counly Fair Maids, ac
companied by I heir chaicrunc,
Mrs. Vernon Ul-LmiK, cnlerlaincd
members of the Lions chili with
musical numbers, pantomimes,
and readings al their mecling
Monday noon in the Sacajawen
The Mulds were Rulh Elmer,
Cove; Lynn Vancil, North Powder;
Sharon Sevcrns, Summerville;
Ncdu McCK'llan, Union; and Mari
lyn Sherwood, Elgin. Elizabeth
Easlcy, La Grande, was accom
panist for the group.
During the meeting Jesse Ituscn
baum gave a report on the Ore
gon State Lions convention held
in Portland last weekend, and
president Robert Wilkins announ
ced the next board of directors
meeting which will bo Thursday
noon at the Sacajawea Hotel.
Club guests for the day were
George Tiss Jr., Jack Evans, and
PORTLAND (UPI I IUSDAI -Cattle
200; all classes steady
with Monday's downturn; 13 head
lots mostly average choice 1344 lb.
fed steers 28; utility and standard
1095 to 1105 lb. slaughter steers
23-25; few utility cows 16-17; can
ncrs and cutters 13.50-15.50; few
cutter bulls 20-22; mostly good
435 to 610 lb. slock steers and
Calves 50; trudo slow; no early
Hogs 450; butchers opening
moderately active, steady, no sow
sales early; U.S. no. 1 and 2 190
to 230 lb. butchers 18.75-19; mixed
1, 2 and 3 180 to 235 lbs. 18-18.50;
small lot 265 lbs. 17.50; couple
small lots No. 1 and 2 butchers
149 to 167 lbs. 15-18.
Sheep 1000; slaughter lambs
mostly 50 lower; slaughter ewes
and feeders opening steady; nu
merous lots mostly choice 80 to
106 lbs. spring lambs 22.50; couple
lots mostly good 21-22; few utility
slaughter ewes 4-4.50; good and
choice spring feeder lambs 65 to
75 lbs. IB.
PORTLAND I UPI) Dairy mar
Eggs To retailers: Grade AA
large, 40-42c doz.; A largo, 37-39C;
A A medium, 33-35c: A A small, 26
27c; cartons l-3c additional.
Butter To retailers: AA and
Grade A prints, 65c lb.; carton,
lc higher; B prints, 63c.
Cheese (medium cured) To re
tailers; A grade cheddnr single
daisies, 41-51c; processed Ameri
can cheese. 5-lb, loaf, 40-43C
Whlto wheat 1.94.
Soft white, hard applicable 1.94.
While club 1.94.
Hard red winter, ordinary 1.95.
Hard white Baart, ordinary 2.03.
Oats no bid.
replied in full agreement that:
"Complacency about commu
nism is truly one of America's
most serious problems today. The
citizen can do much to fight com
"First of all, he should inform
himself about the true meaning of
communism. He must realize that
communism is an evil, intent on
enslaving the world. It is dicta
torial in nature and seeks to
destroy individual liberties."
Hoover had special warning,
evidently directed at those intel
lectuals who bclivc they sec some
thing good in communism and end
up swallowing the whole party
line, including the hook. It was
Never cun we compromise
with communism. To regard conv
munism as a 'temporary good' or
a 'new way to solve problems' is
to invite disaster. The citizens
must, be constantly alert. The
Communists operate under many
guises and fronts. They constantly
are seeking to deceive and hood
wink the unsuspecting. At an
times they are endeavoring to in
filtrato labor organizations, busic
industries, civic, religious, rater
mil and social groups. Their pur
poso is. to ... capture positions
which control organizations.
Rulit Of Corfibat
More specifically, Hoover said
any citizen can combat commu
nism by following some simple
pastc-in-your-hut rules: .
Report to the FBI all in
formation about espionage, subo-
tago or subversive activities.
Alert yourself ; learn the
true nature and tactics of com
munism. Make civic programs for
social improvement your business.
Exercise your right to vote;
elect representatives of integrity.
Respect human dignity,
communism and individual rights
Inform yourself; know your
country, its history, traditions and
Combat public apathy to
ward communism; indifference
can be fatal when national sur
vival is at stake.
Attack bigotry and preju
dice wherever they appear; jus
tice for all is the bulwark of
What is needed, Hoover said,
aro citizens ready to do their
share for America."
PILGRIMAGE TAKES TOLL
CAIRO (UPI I At least 462
persons died this week during a
Moslem pilgrimage to the holy
city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, it
was reported today. Reports from
Saudi Arabia said the Saudi gov
ernment attributed the deaths to
sunstroke, old age and ill health.
Mystery Added To Suicide
Death Of TeeVee Superman
HOLLYWOOD (UPD Mys
tery was added to mystery today
in tho suicide of George (Super
man) Reeves, whose will left
most of his $50,0(10 estate to a
film executive's wife, and whose
mother hired a famous. Hollywood
attorney to look Into the suicide.
The atlorncy, Jerry Gicslcr,
promptly suid he had Informa
tion that a coroner's seal had
been broken on Reeves' Benedict
Canyon homo after Reeves killed
himself a week ago and that
ITi.ono had been taken.
Geislcr made his announcement
yesterday as Reeves' will was
filed for probate in nearby Santa
Monica superior Court. Reeves'
New York cafe society fiance
added to the mystery when she
said the actor had made another
The other will has not been
found, according to Arthur Weiss
man, executor of tho estate. He
suid Lconore Lcmmon, -35, who
said she and the 45-year-old star
of the Superman TV series worfc
to be married, told him about
the other will.
Under terms of the will filed
yesterday, Tonl Mnnnix. wife of
former MGM studio general man
ager Eddio J. Mannix, will re
ccivo tho bulk of the cstato and
Miss Lcmmon nothing. Mrs. Man-
nix, described by Wcissmun as a
"close friend" for many years.
will receive Reeves home, his
car and money In his bank ac
count, the executor said.
The balance will go to Reeves'
mother, Mrs. Helen Leschcr Ucs
solo, of Gnlcsburg, HI., who re
tained Gieslcr lo investigate the
"I just can't bclicvo George
would commit suicide." she said.
"It wouldn't be like my George
to take his own life."
Police said Reeves was despon
dent about his work and that he
had boon hounded by phone calls
from a woman who was not
Mrs. Bessolo will come here
this week to return Reeves' body
to Cincinnati for burial in the
family plot, ... i
.'V It.. '
We're loaded to the gunwhales with used
cars . . . most of them taken in on new car Ford and Mercury
deals in recent weeks . . . but we're getting crowded for space in our lot. So,
we're taking the ax to the regular price tags on this big assortment of cars and trucks and knocking
them right down to bare earth for quick sale. You want a good used car at a low price? We've got 'em! Let's do
Cranbrook 4-Door Sedan
Monthly U.UU WEEKLY
NOTHING DOWN ON APPROVAL OF CREDIT
$195.00 NOW 125.00
7.83 Monthly $1.70 Weekly
NOTHING DOWN ON APPROVAL OF CREDIT
For . . .
NOTHING DOWN ON APPROVAL OF CREDIT
'17.42 Monthly '6.60 Weekly
'52 Packard 4-Dr.
Look at these!
on approval of credit
lU Monthly fifl Weekly
Buick Special Coupe
No Beauty But Lots Of Gol 1951
Ford V-8 Victoria
Dodge 4-Dr: Sedan
With Overdrive! 1951
Mercury 2-Dr. Sedan
4-Wheel Drive Units
EXCEPT FOR THE PRICE
This; Is Like
BUYING A NEW CARI
V-8 Fairlane Club Coupe
Radio & Heater, flj
Beauty to handle,
1957 Ford Panel
drive, good tires,
Better Truck Buys
1951 Chevy lVa Ton Van Truck
4-Speed Transmission Ctffe V flfl
Good Tires $48.79 month- a?YCMBVww
ly $11.26 Weekly W9J
NOTHING DOWN ON CREDIT APPROVAL
Worth Much More But Reduced
'50 Pontiac Club Coupe
'42 Plymouth Sedan
'49 Ponliac Sedan
'48 Ford Pickup $150.00
'47 Dodge Panel $100.00
'41 Intern't'l. Pickup $100.00
'57 Ford V-8 V'j Ton, PICKUP
Fordomitic, custom cab
nd 2-tont paint
'57i Ford 6-Cyl., Vj Ton PICKUP
Pricad at only
'56. Ford 2-Ton CAB and CHASSIS
V-8, 154-Inch Whaalbasa,
takat 12-14' bad, 2-tpead axla
Yhese are but a few of the many
outstanding used car buys at
Chestnut and Jefferson
Better Used Cars
'56 RAMBLER CUSTOM
Cross Country Station Wagon
I Alns.$l gQ500
2-Tone Finish .
'55 Six Cylinder
FORD 2-DOOR SEDAN
Blue Finish. ,
Nothing Down On Approval Of Credit
FORD CLUB COUPE
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A TERRIFIC BUY!!
Commuter Station Wagon
Mercomatic, power steernig, power brakes,
one owner, 11,000 actual miles, many ex
tras and looks
Mercury 4-Docr Sedan
Radio & Heater, 2-tone paint, overdrive,
FORD V-8 VICTORIA
Radio & Heater, Vinyr Interior, Fordoma.
ric, z-rone rimsn c V nn
and whit. SOO C00
'53.65 m1hi,?12.38 weekly
NOTHING DOWN ON APPROVAL. OF CREDIT
V-8 SAVOY 2-DOOR
plastic seat covers.
white sidewall tires.
'57 Buick Riviera
Radio & Heater, Vinyl Interior, Dynaflow,
white sidewalls J