The McKinney Examiner (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 60, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 8, 1946 Page: 1 of 12
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Office of Publication Opposite County Jail
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McKinney, texas, Thursday, august 8,1946
A Happy Day
Court House News
to move on that
W. T. NICHOLS FAMILY REUNION
Tom W. Perkins, 74,
Man Dies Tuesday
Reminded Old Times
Early Days in McKinney
Olan Van Zandt
of the Texas De-
Mrs. J. Martin, formerly of For-
est Grove, now residing near Arlinig-
tonj sends $2.00 to renew for Exam-
Mrs. C. T. Eddins, 412 West Louis-
iana, is a welcome new reader of the
Truman Aids Hail
Purge in Missouri
• Miss Lucille Walrond, 607 Parker
called by and renewed for the Exam-
iner for another year.
Freshen up at Gamble’s fountain.
cationing in cool Colorado.
Freshen up at Gamble’s fountain.
FUNERAL FOR BABY
OLD FASHIONED REVIVAL
AT FULL GOSPEL CHURCH
Vol. 60, N(n?a43
Stored In Necb.es
Fights Flare In
Mary R Eubanks has made appli-
cation to probate will of R. S. Eu-
Suits Disposed Of
Nada Bell Layne vs. Ben. F. Layne,
Bessie Dyer vs. Thurman Dyer, di-
Ex Parte, Dorsey Ray Murphy, Dis-
abilities as a Minor removed.
Edna Grids vs. James W Grids, di-
Lizzie Lott vs. Bennie D. Lott, di-
Willie Taylor Land
Grady E. Pope and Betty Jean Es-
Stanley Appollos and Winnie Mae
George E. Richard and Thelma E.
Dillehay, Jack Gatlin, Jas. Corzine,
Elnathan Hogge, John F. Gary con-
stituting the session.
“I THINK I CAN - I THINK I CAN”
Johnnie Joe Simerly was born at the
City Hospital Aug. 7. Funeral serv-
ices at Harris Funeral Home at 2 p.
m. Aug 7. Rev. A. L. Clinkenbeard
conducted the service. Burial in Pecan
Thus the light was
second century with
bright prospects with W. A. Casse>-
day, pastor, and DeWitt Hogge, O. C.
Mrs. W. E. Townley
Dies Last Night
Hugh Melton Stone, son of Mrs. B.
C. Stone of Celina community, under-
went a surgical operation at Brooks
General Hospital at Fort Sam Hous,
ton last Saturday. This was his thir-
teenth operation within the states.
If it is successful, it should be his last.
Mrs. John K. Henderson of Beaumont,
a sister, was with him and was to re-
main until Tom Stone, a brother, ar-
Robert Lee Stone, a cousin of Hugh
and Allen Serling, a buddy who is a
patient in an El Paso hospital left Ce-
lina Thursday morning for San An-
tonio to spend a few days with Hugh
President Truman’s supporters
Wednesday hailed the defeat of Rep-
resentative Roger C. Slaughter (Dem.)
of Missouri for renomination in Tues-
day’s primary as a sign of endorse-
ment of administration policies.
The President, the CIO-PAC, and
the Pendergast political organization
of Kansas City backed Enos A. Axtell,
37-year-old attorney and tfe. Navy vete-
ran, who defeated Slaughter by an
unofficial 2,301 votes in a total of
Body Mrs, Kreager Church at Parker
Found in Abandoned 100 Years Old
Well Near Sherman
The pioneer Tarvin family will hold
their annual reunion next Sunday at
Finch Park. This is one of the oldest
families in Collin County.
LONE STAR SAFETY
MEN HOLD MEETING
Jester as governor spells peace,
and prosperity for Texas.
This editor was a delegate to the
convention that nominated George T.
JestJer for lieutenant governor. It
would be. an honest-to-goodness pleas-
ure to us to witness his son elected
governor. Worthy son of a worthy
The Examiner has been publishing
much about this horrible trag-
edy and on first page of our second
section we print further particulars
of the thorough search for Mrs. Krea-
ger which is now at an end.
But who is the murderer oi-
derers? There is a sensation
the gunfire blasts, and a dynamite
bomb had blasted down the porch.
Wreckage of seven automobileslitter-
ed the streets. Many building bore
scars from the prolonged shooting.
The violence was not ended immed-
iately with the surrender of the dep-
uties, part of a force of 300 mostly
“imported men,” who had been hired
by (Sheriff Rat Mansfield of the ma-
chine to guard the polls. As the
bloody, bedraggled men streamed
from the jail they were set upon by a
swelling crowd, and many of them
THOSE WHO do not like Gov.
Stevenson are criticising him for
calling a special election for Nov. 7,
two days after the general election,
to pass on a veterans’ land board.
The error was made by the LEGIS-
LATURE, and the governor has no
authority to change the date, even
though it was no doubt not intended
to call a special election. See the
comments in another column. Gov
Stevenson has plainly done his duty.
Those who talk about the extra cost
to the state to hold the election prob-
ably do not understand the true situa-
tion. Some, of course, just want to
prejudice people against the gover-
All these amendments are good and
ought to pass. Especially the one to
issue bonds to pay for the building on
John Tarleton agricultural building.
This ought to have been paid years
The Collin County Democratic
Convention met Saturday afternoon
at the Court house to attend regular
business. W. P. Wolford was elected
chairman and Ray Roberts permanent
A committee on delegates was ap-
pointed with Charlie Akin as chair-
man: Geo. Robertson, Roy Roberts,
■Charlie Smtih, Roland Boyd and the
following were recommeded: Roland
Boyd, R .F. Newsome, Hansford Ray,
J. H. Merritt, Phil Wolford, DeWitt
Hale, Davis Clifton, Roy G. Roberts.
Wallace Hughston, Avery Dowell, Gib-
son Caldwell, C. H. Akin, Paul Hen-
derson, Lee Atkins, Hardy Eubanks,
Jr., Clarence Curtsinger, Ed Starnes.
H. E. Morgan, H. L. Davis, Halsell
Davis, Leno Huddleston, Jack Enloe.
Alex Schell, Charles Hood, George
Robertson, John Day, J. W. Neal, G.
P. McCollom, Capt. J. A. Benton, Ray-
mond Wilson, C. B. Smith, W. P. Her-
ron, Mrs. Roland Boyd, Jim Glenden-
ning, Mrs. Claude Curtsinger, Mrs.
George Robertson, C. M. Spradley, T.
M. Airhart, Judge Cantrell, Jim
Slaugjhter and Charlie Cantrell.
The resolutions committee with J.
H. Merritt as chairman had the fol-
lowing members: Mrs. C. M. Curt-
singer, A. H. Eubanks, Jr., C. H. Ray
and J. E. Starnes who recommended
“We, the Resolutions
recommend the following resolutions,
I and number II, be submit-
C. Cantrell, Judge.
J. S. Hand, Clerk.
G. W. Henderson, Chief Deputy.
William P. Brewer and Mrs. Doro-
Joseph P. Schoonover and Betty Jo
J. B. Spencer
Thurston R. Bordin and Dora Mc-
Clyde Findley and Mrs. Zodie Find-
The first anniversary of the end of
fighting in World War, II, marked by
Japan’s unconditional surrender on
Aug 14, 1945, will be observed by the
Veterans of Foreign Wars as a day for
rededication to the principles of free-
dom for which American men. fought
around the world, Commander Walter
(Cy) Allen of Post No. 2150 said to-
“We ask everyone to join with us in
observing this anniversary with quiet
thanksgiving that the nation is still
free, not forgetting the sacrifices of
those who made freedom possible.”
Gov. Stevenson Right
The old fashioned revival meeting
now in progress at the Full Gospel
Tabernacle got off to a good start
for the second week Sunday night
The meeting is being conducted by
Rev and Mrs. H. G. (Tots) Smith of
Arp, Texas. The good singing and
preaching by the evangelists is being
well received by all who are attend-
Mayor Fitzhugh Newsome and six
of his policemen headed by Chief
Padgitt were honored guests in the
meeting Sunday night. The presence
of these gentlemen was a real asset
to the service.
The attendance and interest is ex-,
ceptionally good, and three conver-
sions were reported in the Sunday
Services continue every niglht this
week at 8 p. in. Rev. Earl Rogers, the
Tabernacle pastor invites everyone
to hear these evangelists.
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Mrs. McLeod's Pretty
New Grocery Store
Mrs. McLeod’s pretty new grocery
and market is open for business on
West Louisiana Street. We call it
the Snow White grocery—it is painted
white inside and out, so pretty,
clean and cool. Read her announce-
ment in Examiner.
Following several months of fail-
ing health, Tom W. Perkins passed
away in the City Hospital at 5:19
While able to be up and visit his of-
fice which was close to his home, he
did not become seriously ill until Sat-
urday, when he was taken to the hos-
pital, where he passed away.
Mr. Perkins was one of the out-
standing newspaper men of the state
and had been engaged in the newspa-
per business for near 60 years—first
at Wylie where he established the
Rustler; later at Plano, and then
came to McKinney, where he pur-
chased the McKinney Weekly Ga-
zette which had been established and
edited 10 years by (flint Thompson.
Soon aterward Mr. Perkins started
the Daily Gazette. Later he and Wal-
ter B. Wilson established the Daily
‘Courier-Gazette, having bought the
Weekly Democrat from Carlie Thomp-
son and J. Frank Smtih, who were
partners for a time in publishing the
Daily Courier. f
Tom WT. Perkins was a dynamo of
energy, was a hustler in everything
he went at. He held many positions
of honor. He was president of the
State Press Association; State* Sena-
tor from Collin; a 32nd degree Ma-
son and a Shriner; he served as may-
or 12 years and later a four-year
term; was first president of McKinney
Commercial Club. He was progres-
sive and when he was mayor there
was always something doing to put
McKinney on the map.
He loved to be in politics, help
elect his friends to office and hold of-
ice himself. He was a prominent
candidate for Congress against ISam
Rayburn, being defeated by not a
large majority. He was born in La-
mar County, the son- of Dr. and Mrs.
J. W. Perkins. He married Miss Sal-
lie Faulkner, daughter of the late
Eld. J. B. Faulkner, beloved pioneer
Christian preacher of our County. He
was a member of the First Christian
Church in McKinney, where his fun-
eral was conducted Wednesday after-
noon at 5 o’clock.
Tom W. Perkins was the last of hi§
immediate family. He is survived by
his wife; one daughter, Mrs. J. Ollie
Smith; two sons, Tom W. Perkins,
Jr., and L/L. (Pete) Perkins; five
grandsons, Jon, Pete, Jr., Alfred, Max
and Jimmie Perkins; three grand-
daughters, Patty James, Clara Marie
and Sally Adele Perkins; and one
great-grandson. Alfred Perkins II.
One sou, Maxwell F. Perkins, preced-
ed him in death.
Rev. Gerald p. McCollom, pastor of
tie First Methodist Church, and Rev.
Robert L. Cowan, formerly pastor of
the First Presbyterian Church here,
but now of Wichita Falls, conducted
the services at the church and the
Masonic lodge conducted the services
at the grave.
The active pallbearers were Char-
les Graves, Jesse M. Foster, T .C.
Martin, Frank Blackwell, Walter Hol-
land, M. C. Johnson, Thos. Johnson,
The. Crouch-Moore Funeral Home
had charge of an-angements.
Veterans World War 11
To Observe Anniversary
S. T. Simpson of Ennis will receive
the Examiner sent to him by his dad,
Gault Simpson, one of the P. O. B. at
the. post office. S. F. is a veteran
fireman of one of. those giant locomo-
tives on the Southern Pacific. He
likes his job, his pay, his employers,
arid loves to hear the big locomotives
sing “I think I can, I think I can.”
when they start pulling up a steep
grade with any where from 40 to 70
cars. It is music of the finest sort..
Tenessee Street To
Be Widened To Cemetery
The Examiner presents a picture of
the McKinney men who compose the
safety.group of the Lone Star Gas Co.
here im^McKinney, headed by H. L.
Dyer, local manager. The Blue Blaze
magaizne extended the Examiner
courtesy of using the picture. Mr. Dyer
w ty proud of this bunch.
Mrs. Jim Scribner and little grand-
daughters, Judith Ann Scribner and
Nancy Carol Ward, of Wallis Chapel,
were in town Saturday and came
down to send the Examiner to her
soA, Andy\J. Scribner, F 1-c, on the
U. S. S. Piedmont, now in Japan.
Jester as governor spells peace,
and prosperity for Texas.
Jester For Governor
The Republican party of Collin
County met Saturday, Aug. 3d in
Woodmans Hall and elected the fol-
lowing delegates to their State Con-
vention to meet at Mineral Wells
Tuesday, Aug. 13: Miss Lucy RaSor.
Plano; Hon. Floyd Harry, Farmers-
ville; Mr. Ray Love, McKinney; Mr.
Roscoe Burke, McKinney. Alter-
nates: Claud Duvall, Celina; J. R.
Lindsey, McKinney; M. L. Duvall, Ce-
lina; R. .0 Wilson, McKinney.
No County candidates were nom-
Ray Love was re-elected secretary
and R. O. Wilson chairman.
The Hon. Edward H. Moore, U. S.
Senator of Oklahoma, will give an ad-
dress to Convention on Monday night,
Aug. 12, which will be broadcast over
radio, Texas Quality Network, 8:30
to 9.00 p. m.
ATHENS, Tenn, Aug. 3.—A force of
1,000 former GI’s and their followers
won a gory, six-hour battle Friday
over the McMinn County election ma-
chine and Athens became a CITY
WITHOUT LAW as Gov. McCord
rescinded an order for state militia-
men to move into the shot-torn town.
The Governor said in Nashville his
information was that “everything is
quiet and orderlys in Athens this
morning,” and “I feel certain the
splendid citizenship of McMinn Coun-
ty will be calm and maintain order.”
In a joint announcement with Col.
Hilton Butler, state adjutant general,
McCord revealed that the militiamen
had been told to return to their
The fighting] ended when a force
of special deputies hired by the
L ONG-ENTRENC HED
surrendered the city jail after a
WILD NIGHT SIEGE But the war
veterans were still roaming the ctiy
in small parties, scouring eevry house
hud building for deputy stragglers
who had not been taken into custody
or sent to the hospital in the bloody
The shooting began late yesterday
when the Gl Nonpartisan League chal-
lenged the McMinn County powers
with both ballots and bullets during
the primary election. The uprising
swelled to a prolonged battle during
In the absence of constituted law,
full order could not be restored. No
i further shooting was reported, but
GI supporters, their numbers swell-
ing hourly, continued demonstrations
throughout!! the city of 10,00.
Two Gl leaders, former Lt. Cmdr.
‘and Ralph Duggan, and GI Campaign
Manager James Buttram, and Athens
Publisher Lowell F. Arterburn, tried
to form a committee to maintain or-
der. They said they had called the ,
governor in Nashville three times,
urging a declaration of martial law,
arid the governor replied he would
take the request “under adsivement.”
The governor last night ordered a
regiment of militia, equipped with
machine guns, into , Athens to put
down the rioting.
Police in Hiding.
The four-man Athens police force
was reported in hiding. Sheriff Plat
Mansfield, who had sworn in the spec-
ial deputies, was not to be found, al-
though armed teams of GI party men
wbre scouring the city for him. Mayor
Paul J. Walker, who was friendly
with the machine, went vacationing
three days ago.
“We’re in charge here until some-
one else comes,” said a GI leader.
“We’d be glad to see the militia.” The
deputies marched fro mtheir blood-
spattered strongholdwith their hands
up at the end of the shooting.
Crude dynamite bombs turned, the
trick after volley after volley after
volley from rifles, shotguns and other
arms had failed to dislodge the dep-
uties from the jail, where they held
three GI’s hostage and had cornered
most of the ballot boxes.
Midtown Athens, where fires from
burning autos cast a lurid light over
the night fighting, resembled a mini-
ature batle ground. Chunks were torn ’
from the two-story brick jail house by
Beaumont, Aug. 5.—Cost of
Maritime Gommission’s storage basin
for tankers on the Nueces River be-
low Beaumont was revealed as $4,-
060,000, and the total number of ships
to be stored was announced at 1,000
this week by ‘Col. D. W. Driggiths,
district Army engineer. . The figures
double the previous estimates of the
size of the project.
In giving the first official figures on
the work, Col. Driggiths said two or
three floating dry-docks will be
brought in for use on general repair
work on the vessels, and 1,000 Z-type
concrete pilings will be driven for
CITY POLICE BUSY
MADE 165 ARRESTS
DURING MONTH OF JULY
Here is good news for the public:
Mayor Newsome and Commission-
ers James and McClure have been in-
formed by the State Highway Depart-
ment that South Tennessee Street
will be widened about 17 feet start-
ing at Millwood street thence south
to Pecan Grove Cemetery. The state
will pay for the construction, which
is estimated at about $14,700, con-
structed of concrete.
Mayor Newsome, in. making the an-
nouncemeet, stated that the property
owners would pay for the curbing and
Mr. and Mrs. W. Jack Nichols, who,
live on Royal Lane, 4 miles west of
Preston Road, Dallas (9), invite all
friends of the family to come and be
with them at their country home Aug.
As long as the mother, Mrs. Zora
E. Nichols, was living, the family and
friends celebrated her birthday Aug-
ust 13th with her at her home near
White Rock. She passed away May
17, 1944, at Anna, Texas.
J. J. Harlin of Coppell was in Mc-
Kinney Saturday and dropped down
on Wall Street to have his name add-
td to our large list of readers. Jesse
Harlin for many years lived in the
Davis Clifton dropped in to say
howdy. Always glad to see him.
Saturday with home folks.
The Home Demonstration Club of
Collin and Hunt Counties had an en-
campment at the Labor Camp last
Corinth, better known as Parker
Presbyerian Church, celebrated its
100th anniversary Sunday, Aug. 4, at
the church 12 miles south of McKin-
ney. Rev. Casseday gave the address
of welcome. O. C. Dillehay, super-
intendent of Sunday School, was mas-
ter of ceremonies for the day.
It is not only a Presbyterian
Church, but is used as a COMMUNI-
This church was organized Aug. 2.
1846, at the Maxwell schoolhouse, just
east of the town of Murphy. After the
Civil War, it moved its place of wor-
ship to the residence of the late Allen
McMillan. A few years later it was
moved to the Wilkins schoolhouse.
After worshipping for a number of
years, the church then erected a new
church building just across the creey
on a parcel of land donated by Mr.
Amos Huguley, where they continued
to worship until the, present building
was built and where they worship to-
This has never been a large church,
but congregation has had no small
part in building the Christian char-
acter of an unusually fine community.
The services for the day consisted
of singing and Sunday School at 11
o’clock; sermon by Dr. Glenn L.
Sneed of Athens, La., followed by a
young men’s quartette. Songs of
long ago were led by Roy Williams of
At the noon hour all were served
with a “typical Parker dinner’’ and
you know how fine that is. The cen-
tennial cake was cut by the two old-
est men present, J. H. Sneed and Rev.
E. O. Whitwell. At 2 p. m. the large
crowd assembled in the auditorium
and music was led again by Roy Wil-
liams, assisted by Dr. Whitwell in
singing the old revival hymns, in
which everyone in the building join-
ed, closing with the last verse of
“‘Old Time Religion. ’■’—'“makes me
Mr. Jones, who was formerly prin-
cipal of the Allen Public Schools,
gave an inspiring short talk. He now
| lives at Palestine. This was followed
i by a short talk by J. H. Sneed on the
I early history of the Parker Presbyter-
ian Church, U. S. A.
Short talk by Rev. Corzine of Blue
Ridge; greetings by Dr. Glenn and
Miss Bessie Sneed.
Thus the happy occasion came to
a fitting close of its 100th year of
faithful work by the Parker Presby-
turned on the
Mrs. W. E. Townley passed away
at City Hospital last night at mid-
Funeral pending under direction of
Crouch-Moore Funeral Home.
Hugh Stone, Celina Man
Undergoes 13 Operations
SHERMAN, Aug 7.—Two farmers
looking for a missing cow Wednesday
found the decomposed body of Mrs.
N. O. Kreager, 80, at the bottom of an
abandoned well and Sheriff G. P. Gaf-
ford said she had been slain.
Mrs. ‘Kreager, member of a promin-
ent Sherman family, disappeared
June 17 after drawing about $9,000
from a bank. She seemed in a hurry,
and told a grandson, Karl Kreager,
she was going to buy a house.
Wednesday, 52 days after her dis-
appearance, Willis Benedict and
James C. Neely, who live near Sher-
man, found her body at the bottom of
an abondoned dry well near Perrin
Field, a short distance north of here.
They had been looking for Neely’s
Willis Kreager, Church of Christ
minister of Cainsville, and John Krea-
ger, late Wednesday positively iden-
tified the body as that of their moth-
Willis Kreager said he identified
it by a missing toe on the left foot
and by drawn fingers on one hand.
“I am positive the body is that of
my mother,” he said.
' The sheriff said he thought Mrs.
Kreager had been slain elsewhere and
then thrown into the well. The body
was covered with lime. No purse or
any other personal belongings were
requested the aid
partment of Public Safety at Austin,
which is sending a specialist in crim-
inology to Sherman to work with of-
Miss Marguerite Moore, of Melis-
la, and Miss Ruth McMillan of Allen,
left Dallas at 5 Saturday and reach-
ed New York 2:30 p. m. Sunday. They
rode the new through train. They are
guests of Miss Eloise Weaver, anoth-
er Collin County girl who is now with
1he Blue Net Work in New York.
They visted Washington, D. C., where
they were joined by Corporal Kenneth
Moore. He plans to visit Chicago be-
fore returning to Melissa.
Bill Woods, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Jeuf Woods of this city, has been
home several weeks from service.
Bill is interested in the radar Held
and is going to make a good one. •
J. H. Miller, Celina, Rt. 1, renews
for the Examiner to 8-47.
the Democrats of Collin
County in convention assembled this
third 'day of August, 1946 resolve as
“i. That we oppose the efforts be-
ing made to re-establish the so-called
Fair Employment Practice Committee I
(FEPC) as being un-American and
un-Democratic and as being a device
of the northern politicians to curry fa-
vor with the Negro voters of the
North and destroy harmonius racial
relations in the South.
“2. That we deplore and condemn
the efforts of the ClO-Policital Action
Committee to dominate Texas politics
and look upon the ' activities of this
group as an effort to take- over the
Democratic Party and make of it an
instrument for the enslavement of
men, rather than the protector of the
rights of free men. We resent the
expenditure by CIO-PAC of large
sums of money in Texas to elect or
defeat certain candidates. We furth-
er oppose the spread by PAG of Com-
munistic and other foreign ideas and
isms which are contrary to' American
form of government and of the Ameri-
can way of life.
“3. That we favor a continuation
without, any weakening whatsoever
of our time-honored laws requiring
segregation of „ whites and Negroes
and we look witih alarm on the efforts
being made to force equality between
“RESOLVED that the Democrats
of Collin County, Texas, endorse the
National Democratic Administration,
and its policies, foreign and domes-
That we endorse our President,
Harry S. Truman, and commend him
for carrying the principles and ideals
of the greatest Democrat of all times,
Franklin D .Roosevelt;
“That we express our appreciation
and gratitude to our Soldiers, Sailors,
and Marines for their great service to
our Country, and
“We instruct our delegates to the
State Convention to vote for those
who will work for and vote for said
principles and ideals;
“That we instruct our delegates to
vote as a unit on all matters coming
up before the convention.
“J. H. Merritt, Chairman
“Mrs. C. M. Curtsinger
“A. H. Eubanks, Jr.
“J. E. Starnes.”
Jestei- as governor spells peace,
and prosperity for Texas.
W. C. Dowdy, Judge.
Dwight Whitwell, District Attorney
Luther Truett, Assistant.
Willeha Herndon, Assistant.
W. C. Hagy, District Clerk.
Lohise Mann, Assistant.
Mrs. Justine B. Abernathy, Court
Commercial Oil & Refining Com-
pany vs. George Cox, dba Cox Chev-
rolet Company, damages.
Ex Parte, Dorsey Ray Murphy, Re-
moval of Disabilities as a Minor.
Fay Walden vs. J. B. Walden, di-
Orene Peel vs. Judge Peel, divorce.
J R. Parvin -vs. Beula Parvin, di-
swelling crowd, and many of them
beaten, kicked and spat upon before
wiser heads took charge.
A repitition of the Athens battle
miles to the east, when a GI shock
force made ready
town and seize the ballot boxes. But
o nreceiving an ultimatum from the
veterans, the machine officials in
Etowah hastily conceded the election
and the expeditio nwas called off.
The fight began when unarmed vet'
erans who attmpted to watch the bal-
loting were roughed up by some of
the 200 armed special deputy sheriffs,
sworn in to “guard” the voting
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