Pacific Stars and Stripes,
March 3, 1953
HQ, KBS, Mar. 5 (Pac. S&S)-
Three hundred tons of food, clothing, and medical supplies for needy
Koreans donated by citizens of Houston to CROP (Christian Rural Overseas
Program) were delivered to Church World Service representatives in
As the gift-laden freighter Norman Lykes docked
in Pusan, a festive harvest dance" was performed by 18 Korean children,
while military, United Nations, and Korean dignitaries stood at the
pier to welcome the cargo.
Dr. H. D. Appenzeller, Church World Service director,
immediately turned over the relief shipment to Ham Tae Young, vice
president of Korea.
Young told a shipside gathering: "This shipment
symbolizes the friendship felt by the citizens of Houston for the
people of Korea and we will long remember this great act of friendship."