Middlesboro Daily News, December 22, 1955

Middlesboro Daily News

December 22, 1955

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Middlesboro Daily News (Newspaper) - December 22, 1955, Middlesboro, Kentucky WMIK 560 On Your Dial The Voice 61 the MIDDLEStORO WEATHER Vrhteiitay'N Ill Yesterday's Ixnv 'IZ MnrnliiK's 20 Nouti UeiulltiK ................_.. 11 VOL. 45. MO. 227. ASSOCIATED t IJUSKD TOLL UfllTKU LEASKU WIUK MIDDLESBORO, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1955. TKl.KVIIUTO H1U PRICE FIVE CENTS Council Calls Meeting On Hiring Policemen And Meter Mechanic A special meeting of ihe Middleshoro City Council hus heen called tonight following a petition ol eight members of the council to Mayor F. R. Whiilin.____________________ Purposes of llic m c c I i n R as, slated on Ihe petition are: (1) To employ a meter mechanic rarily for the purpose of fixinR meters which need repair. (2) To employ temporarily two policciuen for the city. Signing the petition were: Rill Hurch, Ciivlis While. U e 1 h e r I i Swindle Case Nearing Jury LONDON. Ky. Lft-The James Charlie Wavrcn, Charlie five men chiirgcd with conspiring lo swindle two Ohio hi-olhery may Chadwell. Arnold Can-oil. C. Rowland ay I Bliiine Rnffner. R. WINS I1OKO1C ,lohn Alien Taylor. Auburn Fined For Recruiting BIRMINGHAM. Ala. SoulhiMslcin Conference Commit-. sinner Hernie Moore has fined Auhurn the maximum S'2.000 for offering foothall playing twins SSOO apiece lo join the Plainsmen. Auliurn President Dr. Ralph B. apologised, bid indhcci- ly chat-yeil that Alahama had vioiisly approached ihe-lmys with an illegal offci-. "The other insliluiion" shoul-1 also he fined, lie said. Alabama President Dr. O. C Cannichaol saiit last he hail "no com- ment." The twins. Harry and Rohei t Beaiihe, 17. of Gadsdell. Alii., re. ported Auburn assistant Hal Herrinc offered them the money on Nov. 2.S. They nave it I" their falhcr. the A. Z. IJeauhe, xyho jelnrncd il to Auburn. Ue.-iuhc said "my boys wanted to Auburn nl lalony hut now they ran'l." Moore rviled die twins, both mar- ried, could play football at anv SKC school excep! Auburn. I3oth boys weight pounds and Eland iilxnil six feet tall. Hurry is a halfback and Robert is a full- back. DrailKhon said bis school ".-vf- fercd legal grant-in-aid scholar- ships to these athletes which they accepted orally prior to the dead line for signjng contracts." "Persons acting in llic- interests of another institution Ihcn inter- vened, leading the Ijoys to believe they would given furnished in excess of legal yranl-in-aids." he said. This situation caused Herring "unwisely" and in the "heat of to offer the twins money, Draughon said. lo Ihe jury today. The government was expected lo present its final witnesses this morning. The defendants are on trial in Federal Court for tlic alleged 550.- QOO swindle of Kenneth ami Robert Close Toledo businessmen. Yesterday, l-'lll agenl Hugh Uyril contradicted llic testimony of uty Sheriff Chcslcr Hurley. ilurlev tcslilied I hat Robert Close told him he came here July 2fi-ilie day of the alleged swindle lo buy the Laurel Lodge Motel. Hut Hyrd told Ihe jury that Hur- ley once told him he wasn't sure whether it was one of the Closes or Simpson Bryan Cross. Jackson. Miss., who told about buying the motel. Cross is defendant along with Clcnnie Joe Buchanan, also of Jacks on; George Hulchinson, Louisville, and Charles Paul Rothschild. Mratnds. 111. Close has testified thai he and his brother came lo Lon- don lo exchange SUO.OOD in cash for S10U.GOO in thousand-dollar bills. Instead, the Closes said, llu-y received iicwsnapers cut lo icscui- son of Coach and Mrs. Midclleslxiro, received die hononiry lit It' of "Besl HloHter" nl the brnuiiiel honorinj.: the fool- Ixiil team of the Allen Academy Hi y fin, Texns recently. Only a freshninn al the niililaiy college. John Allen bus plnyc-d string end all year. He is a of MlKli -School the ehiss. In his Fcnior yeni1 he {inarli'i1 ck l ho Yollow Jjirkcts and ii- currency in the transaction. State lo Fire 275 Employees FKANKFORT, Ky. HI About ?75 state employes arc being fired !is of IX'c. :i! or Jnn. 31. Personnel clii'cclot1 C h n r 1 e s Hl.'irklnirn snid yestcrdaj" the num- ber included Iliosc disinissccl by all (lopartrnenls. He sairl "most of them would not be rephiccd. He added Hint he could not say how many wtMild ter- minate employment on Dec. 31 or how many on the later dale. He declined to estimate which depart- ment was firing the most. ninekbnm said they were being fired in line wilh Gov. A. H. Chandler's recent statement thai unnoericcl or disloyal worker would be fired. Blackburn said the dismissal no lices for the approximately 275 employes had eilher gone out cr were being prepared. Opinion Split On New School I.OU1SVILLK, Ky. van ance of opinion was evident toda> as lo whether n medicsil schoo should be established at the Uni vorsity of Kentucky. Of seven leading Kentucky doc tors polled yosterduy four opposed the proposal and three favored il Clov. A. B. Chandler in Lcxinytoi Tuesday indicated he would asl the Legislature for funds to star planning tor a UK medical schoo "at the earliest moment." He addressed Ihe Kentucky Mecl ical Foundation, a private grou formed lo set up and support sue! a school. Five of the doctors polled former presidents of the Kenluck Stale Medical Assn. They split 3- in favor of the UK school. In favor were Dr. K. M. Hou ard of Harlan, Dr. Clark Baile of Harlan and a doctor wlio rte clined to he named. Opposed t ihe idea were Dr. Clyde Spark of Ashland and Dr. J. Duffy Han cock of The current KSMA prcsiden Dr. Gnnl Gaither of llopkinsvilk said tie favored, the UK school hi thai it should slowlj Opposed to the school was D C. C. Howard of Glasgow, forme KSMA council president and rlos friend of the governor. Family Night Planned 'Hie Kirst Baptist Church of Pii ville, Kentucky, will obser "Family Day" December, 25, 195 There will not be any Sunda School at the regular hour, Tl family worship hour will begin n, Tn. Water Rate Hearing Set Thr Pnbl'c Service Commission nl Kvniikfnri Ins sel a iicaring on proposed increase a vvralc rales in Pineville January 10 Pincville Water Compary has asked the I'.S.C. for an increase in I h e i v mimimtim rate from SI.H In S'.' rrr month tl'cy plan S2nfl.OOO worth of im- prnvemcnts Ihe cily. The P.S.C. recently granted the water company an increase in minimum rales ol per monlh hut water company officials lurn- erl this down nnd asked for a rehearinc in an effort lo I ha minimum raised to DEATHS Willie Gibbons, Cubage Mrs. Celia Goley, Pincvillc venec lincniiin. He is di liday here his ee Con nly Wins Honor CM til axing iitiuther year tif em- insis on grassland farming ii irginia's agrieulluval circles is Ihe Hitting of six counties as top in le Tfliirj stall1 pasture contest. Chosen on a district basis, Ihe ounties. as announced by John F. houlders. associate agronomist al ljr, are: southeastern distvicl. 'ansemoncl county; norlhcaslei a istrict. Gloucester; notthei'n. snn; east central. Amelia; wesl rntral. Henry; and southwest dis- riet. I.ee coutily. Knch county will receive a sil- pcr (rophy presented hy the Na- ional Plant Institulc. which ihe eon test with Ihc PI agronomy department and Ihe tate pasture improvement com- Tiilteo. Second and third place counties n Ihe various districts were: south- Isle of Wight and Soulh- lamplon; nort boas torn. Richmond and northern, nnd lince William; east central. Nol- oM'ay and eenlial, Ronnokc and Pitlsylvonia: nnd southwestern, Cnvroll nnd Huchan- an. Points considrred in scoring the connlies include and planning of county pasture pix> urams. educational activities sucl iis demonstrations, lours, and meet- ings, and publicity on the pasture program. Farm Receipts Off in State WASHINGTON m-In Dio tirsi 10 nianllis of (Ills ycnr. Ilio income of Kentucky farnicrs tlroppod S27, 000 from their citsll rcccijits 11 tho corresponding period of 1051. For tlie IfljS period. Kpntilckj farmers shared 5329, fron farm marketings Ihc (xjr lion coming from livestock an Deparlnieril said, thai the power of the worker with Hirer depend- cnls climlwd li.H cent in die 12 months ended November. I'.liiS. Ihe tnhc-fiome pny of Uiis worker Ilian it was a year This was die sharjK'si Novernlwr in Eivr years. The said Ihc Orln- wr-to-Novi-mbcr li.sr in take-lumie willimit companilivc 1955. that in 195-1. gross income for individual farms State ,GOP Dinner To Hear McKefdin Ky. Hi '100 lo frX) Rcpuhlicans ove to atlcnrl a GO11 "Sa- Jute lo Kisonhowrr" dinner here Jan. 20. Gov. Tlu-odorc iMcKelilin of Maryland will speak. The dinner wif] ix? one of ninny in Ihc; nation ihni nighl. The iMaryUnid governor is a ct.xsc friend of Die President and made the nominating spcr.-ch lor Misenhowor at Ihe 1952 GOP Na- tional Convention. Mcnnwhilc. llic.Republican Stale Control Com unit Ice yesterday put off until the GOP stale convention >ay was tine n a v c r n u lo a increase n u e liotirly pay ami K nf the [ru-iovy woik week, It said Ihe t2-monlli Ixwist pay rosuMorl fnmi longer hnur> of work, inoi-o ovorliiui- pay. ant] increased WFIJIC rales. Aryness Joy Wirkt-ns. tlepulj cnmniissioncr of llh1 huve-ati, term- ed the year's inci'L-ase in purchasing "enormous." She said November marked third rnnseriiUvc month in whirl; take-home pay bad incrrasfd anr IJurJcy Sales End for Year ASSIKMATKI) i-'s hurley loharro innr- sales b prices knvcr for the day. Seven of Ihr markets rr- figures av- erages from a few renls lo l wo dollars n lunuli Jielow Tnrst lay's offirial e.s. Tncsdriy's nlfirial figures showed Toiinesseti1 markets [Hiiifids at an average ol hundred. Clowrrs eted S'J.liOX.fiTL sales by I'umul Unolfieial .Maikct I Clarksville in KcnWchy was S3.335. The not i in income aniounlcd (o Api'il a [H'oposal purly in Kentucky. Early Services' Sporin! niorninK airislmns ser- vices uil] Iw held at Ilic Whiles Memorial A. M. B. Zion Church on December 25lh from In p. m. The program will lw "SinRing From the and the added Ibis hoosl. i-otiplwl wilh {'.rccncville a stable co.si of 13v- .lolui. Cily ing, means thai workers have Knoxv'l moie to sjioniJ for Ihings other Mm. Ciiy L ii a n liouschold neco-ssilios and N. (axes. I llogorsvillc She nl a news con- Spnrfn fcrcnco tli.il the cos! of living j VIKCtNTA Ircen clo.se lo stable Tor (hi- pnsl Al-ingdon three years--the longest penod, ojie other than the [irke-coali o! yeaj-s j of wnrliinc, since llic: UHlu's, The eonsumor prire index, which is Ihe J3eparlrnent's way of mens- uring Hie cosl of living, was 1 IT> in November r'd with ihe IS'IT-W nveiage oF This was o tentfi of n per cenl higher lhan a ycnr ago. antl (luce H-nihs of a cent lower the October, peak. The slight incn-ase from Octo- lo diis ycnr. llu1 rcjinrl said, wns due to inr-t cosls for Iniiisjwij'iaiiiin. care, anrl (iff.ii't a fnilhcr declino in TJie I'Ofail-fcrf'd pi indf.x for Ihc month was HKi.X. Jin- Imifst since IXriJ. Thr- Factor conlrilMMing to I fin rn- drop IT) frKKl pi ic'fs was a de- cline of nearly X cenl for Automobile prices were tip (1D, pel' cent, rcflr-i-ring Ihe flinnge- i over to IfTiii nuKiels. The of used eats nnd gasoline mrn-ktjLs at Mospilal. Weight: Si1 veil and two omicc.s. Shc-'.s M bloiuli'. Her i nol her, Mrs. llarhara 1-lls- enliuwer. die Presldenl's daughler in-1 aw, is "doing very Ihe White House said, And Hit1 I'resilient'? "I flighted (tin! lumpy" like nny lames C. IiMgerly. Mary .leati Is the Pivslilcnt's Ikird gLvmdi En Lighter. The other lire Uiifbara Anne, (i. nnd an :i. He has one grandson, Da- vid, 7. The Pros (drill was in his nfftcr iVcdncsilny when his MHI, John, an mnjor. telephoned him the news from the lio.spilat. Sonn1- r laler he and Mrs. ICisenhnwer Hnve li> I he lo eongratu- nlr llarbara niul iJike their tlrst look at the new grandchild. AMer n rilj-niiiiule visit, Mrs. Ills- emerged and told vejxH'l- M s tin1 child's name. Asked tin? nf Ihe baby's eyes. Mrs. Kis- snld buighlngly, "I don't know, but her hair i.s qulle hlondi'." The I'residpnl snld nothing bill grinned bnindly ns he escnvled his w1li> buck lo Iholr liimuislno. The Kisenhowers were accompn- ii'd by Mrs. Klsi'iihriwcr's motlior. Mrs. John S. Doud, who had in from IVnver only n sliori lofore. Mrs. Mlsonhnwer was nl Kalioiuil lo meet her mnlh- Ihe bnhy WHK tinrn. Mr. MisenlKnver I ind snld ho hoped the baby would arrive in time lo he n Chris tin us present. The baby's father had wanted n in. Hut he said recently lhat if ic new a rrivfi] was n be iirssrNi they would her. Mnry Jeat; missed joining n sclccl gi'tnif) oF persons iKirn in the While Ifouse itself by filKiut fivi? mile.s Hie hr-tween Ihe Kxecnlive Mansion nnd Ihe Army hospilal. 'Ibe only i-hiJd of n President ae- tuaHy IKHTI in Ihe While Ilnnse was Msllier iKirn during Oro- ver adminislra- Ikni. I Hi. IIIL' fif [wo i eculiirs view 1 .misrhr as a maverick, he been Uemoeralli: vote Keller in Ohio In many years. I le easily won i ci-lcclion lo Iho j'.ovci norship in while Presi- dent KiscnlHiwev t-arrled the sfahi by fiOLi.IHIII. Slender won bis Si'iiale seal by a marj'ln of nhnul votes In In llu1 final I wo years nf Ihe lei-m of the late Sen. A. Tfift. pile vii-lnry. ihe nemnrnils in I'.ifil con- 1ml tif IIni Senate by Ihe narrow of lo eonlnil of C'otifiress usnally ll> pai winniiu; Ihe piesidi-n.'V, llu- COP can Jit-( surti Mssmnftiiini in liifiii. Mosl llir 1 ritii- Sibils stnlte ni'.xl year jire In "safe" Ueinni'nilir slali'S. Thr KetHibll- moi e .srals al slake in Ihe clnsclv-divid- ed slatrs the 1 Mncu-rals. The suffered a simi- lar blow when Si-n. Alan Hilile Fie would not seek rei-lectinii lies I yt-MV. I Ir considerctl a sti'oru; randidale in a slale Ihe COP slwjwn Inereasi'd in I fie Inst di't-ude. I tender rescinded lo l.aiusclie's an non nee men l hy his rcrnvd supiHirl for Hie I-lisenfinwer ad- imnislralion. I le MI it I he wouUl in every Ohio Coiinly "lo relMin lYesiileni I'iisenhow- er and Ins Ifie Senate stsat which may lie crurlal to the suc- cess of America in the. years dl- redly before us." I Inferring I .'Uisohe'.s ropula- tion as 11 n indeiMMidenl. I lender .said Ihei'C! is "no seal in Ihc middle of Ihe nlsli? Jn the Senate...you are either a ItciHihLiuni or a Democ.rat." Kail nnd rluii'ins. They show a man is nf his wrfe's warrnlh even sojtK'whai short of cash. There are mink ear muffs, for r.1. They only and