Abilene Reporter News, June 14, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

June 14, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1954, Abilene, Texas SCATTERED SHOWERS Abilene ftqportcr-jBetotf mine 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LXIH, NO. 360 Prea (AP) TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PHICE DAILY SUNDAY IOC Flanders Plea Near Failure WASHINGTON A hands-off ate they might face a challenge to policy adopted by the Senate Dem- ocratic leadership today apparent- ly all but doomed a move by Sen. Flanders (R-Vt) to strip Sen. Mc- Carthy of his investigat- ing chairmanships. Sen. Knowland of California, the Republican leader, has already made it abundantly clear j as a representative of the GOP administration he does not want to move against McCarthy in the way Flanders suggested on the floor of the Senate last Friday. their own organization control. One of-the customs is that the majority party shall control the chairmanships. With only one ex- ception, when a chairman has been removed in the past it has been done on the initiative of the controlling party. The exception came in 1924 when Progressive Republicans revolted against their party's leadership and eventually forced a floor vote in which the late E. D. (Cotton Ed) Smi'h. South Carolina Democrat, Carr Links 'Special Treatment to Army iwon out. AT PER ACRE Board May Purchase Site For New School Near ACC Possible purchase of site for a lies just south of the ACC campus, new elementary school near Abi- j Owners have agreed to sell one- lenc Christian College will be dis-1 half of the 27-acre tract at Tye to Pick City Heads On June 28 However, a remaining key fac-j tor. in a Senate where Democrats actually outnumber Republicans 48-17, was the attitude to be taken by members of the minority party. I Republican Problem J While Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson! of Texas, the Democratic leader, i Nwould make no public statement] on the issue, he was reliably re-j ported today to have told party: colleagues he regards McCarthy as a "Republican problem." Apparently Johnson is advising Democrats not to give any encour-1 cussed Monday night, agement to Flanders, who has said i Abilene School Board is to con- he will move by mid-July for ac-Uider buying the land from the lion on a motion to strip McCarthy i Miller Estate of Athens. Tex. It of his chairmanship unless the Wisconsin senator answers ques- j lions raised in 1952 by a Senate! elections subcommittee about his financial affairs. The Flanders motion, which could be called up by any senator I at any time, would remove Me-' Carthy as chairman of the Gov-j ernment Operations Committee, as well as head of its Investigations subcommittee. Such a step is rare in Senate history. McCarthy termed Flanders' crit- icism of him a "smear" and said the Vermont senator may be senile. Cooper Agrees So far only one senator Cooper j perty and authorized purchase of of Kentucky, a Republican has j about worth of radio equip- publicly lined up behind Flanders'' move. Sen. Hennings of Missouri, a Democrat, yesterday issued what was regarded as an attack on Mc- Carthy in a speech criticizing "out- rageous conduct" of "a public of- ficial." He declared at Valley Forge. Pa.: "The American people can no longer write it off as 'just, poli- SEN. RALPH FLANDERS key factor remains i an acre, Supt. A. E. Wells said. Other matters on the agenda for the p.m. meeting in Wells' office are: (11 Efforts to set a salary scale for teachers for the 1954-55 term. 12) Preparation of the calendar for the school term which opens 450 Methodist Youths Meet At McMurry McMurry College's campus will be overrun Monday afternoon when 430 young people gather here for the Methodist Youth Assembly ol the Northwest Texas Conference. The youth are to register at 1 p.m. Monday in McMurry's Rad- ford Student Life Center. This is the 38th annual assem- bly. Dr. Marvin Boyd, pastor of the First Methodist Church in Midland, is to speak at p.m. in Rad- ford Auditorium. Wesley Movie Tonight Following his talk, "John Wes- color movie of John Wesley's life, will be shown. The public is invited to attend the movie.. Dr. Boyd will be the main speak- er all six evenings of the assemb- in September. Bonham Addition 131 Discussion of building an ad- dition to Bonham Elementary School. Elmwood West. Conference with Tucker Amarillo. The staff includes 22 Linaberg. architects, regarding re- j Methodist ministers and youth modeling of the old North Park workers from all over northwest ly. Theme of the meeting is "Find- ing Life in the Will of God." Dean of'the assembly's teach- ing staff is the Rev. Frank Perry, pastor of Trinity Methodist Elementary School. Taylor County Commissioners I (5, Resignations and election of Monday morning passed an order j calling for a city election at Tye. ling voted approval for a new insur- ance contract covering county pro- ment. At an informal meeting last Mon- day night, school board members agreed to make personal inspec- tion of the Miller land-near ACC. Texas. Director of the conference is the Rev. Charles Lutrick of Lubbock, executive secretary of the confer- ence board of education. He is assisted by Ruth of Lubbock, conference youth di Texas Legislature has raised the rector, and Fae Marie Beck o minimum required teacher salary Perryion, Christian .fellowship A mayor, five aldermen and a j bv per year over the old mini- chairman. mum. However, Abilene schools were already paying ?300 above the old minimum. for more classroom space city marshal are to be elected by the City of Tye. which voted June 1 to incorporate. The election is called for Monday. June 28 at the! _............__________ Tye School, with the polls to be j at Bonham Elementary School may i open from 7 a. m. until 8 p. m. j make -lt necessary to build an addi- tion there. Wells said. That pos- sibility will be discussed Monday night." School bonds voted in 1952, pro- vided, among other things, for a new elementary school near ACC and one in Over' Place. Recently a citizens' committee appointed by the school board sun-eyed needs Theo Newton was appointed serve as election judge. Tbe commissioners approved tics.' The Democrats in the Con- new insu.3nce contract which will gress cannot shift the responsi- j gjve country more extensive bility to the Republicans on the j eOVeragC On county buildings at a grounds that it is solely their premium than the last con- problem. And the Republicans can tract no longer indulge in the luxury of j The new contract provides for a_________________ appeasement at any price." !iotai coverage of S476.000 at a to-j future buildings. It" said that Whether this foreshadowed any j (al premillm Of S1.043.5S for three j the money earmarked for Democratic movement The insurance contract Over Place could'be used to bet- gener; support Flanders remained to be Special Consultants Special consultants will be MB dred Young of Dallas, associat editor of the Texas Christian Ad vocate. and A. C. .Wimpee of th Texas Narcotics Education Bureai of Garland. Assembly courses will include What it means to be a Christian Protestant beliefs: personal Chris- tian living: youth friendships; Christian action: Christian com- munity ideals: home Missions and human rights; meaning of Meth- odistm, and choosing a vocation. LAYING FIRST C. E. GaElin. left, George Minter. Jr center presi- dent of the AbUene Chamber of Commerce, and W. P. Wright, chairman of the C-K Says Schine Used to Half Investigation WASHINGTON Francis P. Carr testified today Army officials repeatedly linked talk of special Army treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine with efforts to stop Sen. McCarthy's investigation of Reds in the Arms', then turned to speak- ing of Sehine as a "hostage." The chubby chief of staff for Mc- Carthy's Investigations-subcommit- tee named Secretary of the Army Stevens as having engaged in talk of preferential treatment for Schine. But he said only Army Counselor John G. Adams, to his knowledge, spoke of Schine as a "hostage." Carr disputed much testimony given earlier in the McCarthy- Army hearings by Adams and by Stevens. Adams Charge Not True He said it was not true, as Adams charged, that Roy M. Cohn ones threatened to "wreck the Army" and to see to it that Secretary Stevens was "through" if Schine were sent overseas. Adams had testified that when brick laying has begun. (Staff Photo) CALAMITY COMES AT 7 700 CD Workers to Move Into Local Disaster Area Preparations for Monday night's disaster practice are complete, Scott Hays, coordinator, said Mon- provided coverage of at a Uer advantage as an addition to seen, but immediate indications premium of for the same Bonnam school. were such would not be the period. j ..We need more room at Bon- Democratic leaders were said to j A breakdown of the contract i llara rjsnt now said Mon- feel that any time the Republican j the following amounts on day. "whereas the need for a school leadership wants to try to chas- j county property: Place isn't ;cl; yet." tise McCarthy it can have Demo-1 on tnc courthouse and cratic help. But many Senate pre- j on fte contents: SSi.OOO on me cedents and customs are involved asricuiture building and on day A morning, full-scale 'dress rehearsal" for handling calamities will be held from 7 to S p.m. Persons'who don't have assign- ments in the "disaster area" are begged to stay out, Hays said. Koughly 700 persons are expect- ed to perform their various tasks within the "disaster area" proper. Many thousands of Abilenians will take part in the city wide that the Democrats don't want to upset for fear that if or when they return to control of the Sen- C-C Panel Heads To Meet Tuesday Second annual meeting of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce committee chairmen has been set for Tuesday. jcd cost One-half of the meeting, a luncheon, is to cosl o{ equipment is to the contents: on the coun- ty jail. The contract is with the Abilene Fire Casualty Insurance Ex- change. Agencies issuing the poli- cies are Boney Insurance Agency, Shores Insurance Agency. Doyle Taylor Agency and Odrian i Wiiks Agency. The commissioners authorized Deputy Sheriff Leroy Arnold to purchase radio equipment for the sheriff's department at an estimat- begin at p.m. in the Windsor Hotel. Thirty-five active committees are included in the Chamber's or- ganization. C-C president George Mintcr jaid of the luncheon that "accom- plishments of the chamber are in direct proportion to committee ac- be refunded to Taylor County byj- the federal government through the Civil Defense Administration. A first estimate on cost of the equipment was S2.209.95 but Arn- old said Monday that he expects the actual cost to be slightly less than William McGill. state i co-ordinator of Civil Defense, hasj WHAT'S NEWS ON THE INSIDE experts six draught states will meet to talk over means of stopping wind erosion. Paae 2-A. KLU burning organization operating in Orange. Page 3-A. SIGNIFICANT ciuaret butts show Berlin's re- covery. Page 9-A. BLIND ordin- ance provides control of traffic hazards on public end private property. Page i-B. Scattered Showers Due Late Today i i Widely scattered thundershowers program indudes .late Monday afternoon were fore-. Ungs of block wardens with cast by the u. S. Weather Bureau.I of respective i The showers are expected move in just ahead of an instable _ j air mass from the west that will' have little effect on temperatures. a forecaster said. A high of 95 degrees was pre- dicted for Monday, and Tuesday, with a low Monday night of 70 to GOP Convention Set in Fort Worth DALLAS. June H Re- publican state executive committee today chose Fort Worth for the Sept. 14 state Republican conven- .tion. IT'S OFFICIAL The 20 disaster warning horns will sound simultaneously, begin- hearsal project ihn i exploded with the threats. Carr, who said be was in the I room at the time, swore that "Mr. j Conn did not make: these state- iments." v 1 "I don't recall him saying any- He did Carr Cohn told Adams' seehiSJ-pre- mature to be taijdng of Sehine's going overseas since Schine had not completed his basic Army training. i Denies Threat will be at the of all residents of their blocks. _ They will compile lists of places Carr denied also that Cohn Naval immunications division will set j wnej up network headquarters in the wou armorv. Mobile radio cars will re- the people of their blocks take refuge in event o: ac- port to assigned divisions. The ra- dio teams include mobile units, walkie-talkie and messengers, all of which will move into the "dis- aster area." Administrative teams will report to assigned locations. The engineer division will report to the "disaster area" without heavy equipment However, each man will have a list of equipment which he would normally have with him and the source of supply. Each block warden will meet the people of his or her block. At those meetings, inventories will be made, of first aid equipment in the block for future use. Block wardens will make lists MILLIONS 'KILLED7 Boy Scouts are to act the parts of "casualties." Transportation division will func- tion by opening all three truck as- sembly points. It will have all crews report for instructions. Not all vehicles will report, but only one vehicle from each firm that will be furnishing trucks in case of a real disaster. All divisions will set "up head- quarters' at the Naval armory. They will be assigned their par- ticular places in the building. The military units assigned to streets for control purposes will report at their proper intersections. tivities, since the chairmen are a gjven (he cwmiy .rummer fnrlor in work of utmost _____ i-oif Ar first guiding factor in work of importance to the entire commun- ity." THE WEATHER "VSM FS? TdWdW. Mondw _ department radio frequency Texas Ranger Jim Paulk's ilwraoon Had ml Sun. T. M. ir swut. i Mon. A. M 73 77 It urnnce that one-half of the first; would be paid by the j ;ivil Defense Administration. j Equipment that Arnold was luthorized to buy includes two 2- vay mobile radio units fov cars ised by the sheriffs department md the" Liquor Control Board; one nobile receiver on the sheriffs for .......______ car; one station receiver for the sher- iffs department on the Depart- ncnt of Public Safety frequency, and one walkie-talkie on the slier- It's department frequency. The commissioners also author- ized County Judge Reed Ingalsbc to ask for architects' estimates on the cosl of installing cells on the third and fourth floors of the jail. Cells have been installed in only one-half of the third floor and none has ever installed on the fourth floor. Jailer Doyle Woody has reported that during the last six weeks ths number of prisoners has re maincd constimtly from 55 to 60 and sometimes more. As a rt stilt, prisoners have had to be knp in the unfinished part of the third Young Wins NY Central Control by Million Voles ALBANY. N. Y. i a year, was asked by a ning at 7 p.m. There will be three series of blasts, each three sec- onds long, separated by 10-second intervals. "Disaster area" will extend from South llth St. to South 20th St. and from Butternut St to Sayles Blvd. Rescue teams will find 24 "cas- ualties" within the area. __ The "injured" will be taken the "field hospital." in Alta Vista School. 1929 South llth St, Those found to be "the worst hurt" 'will be transferred to Hendrick Me- By TIffi PRESS monal Hospital i jj- Dipped a beat today as mB- An all-clear; s.gnal end the threatened he would "get" Maj. Gen. Cornelius E..Ryan. command- er of Ft. Dix, N. J.. for the "ob- scene way he had permitted" Schine to -be treated while taking basic training at that post. Carr, a rotund former FBI man. was called to the witness chair when the hearings subcommittee convened for its 33rd day. Sen. McCarthy had been the witness, with his cross-examination incom- plete, when the hearings were re- cessed Friday- Chairman Mundt (R-SD) ex- plained McCarthy was "catching up on his sleep" after a speech- making trip to the mid-west over file weekend. McCarthy came in midway in No attempt win he made to con- the morning session of the hear- trol traffic except in the territory" surrounding the "disaster area." Life Skips Beat As 'Bombs' Fall alert. Tins will sound at 8 p.m. raW in will consist of three long blasts with 10 seconds between them. 60 Rescue Teams the continent's first international civil defense exercise. With In Boston. New York and other Eastern cities, the sirens screamed at 10 a.m. several hours in ad- vance of the presumed bomb drops. For defense workers, millions grim, disciplined make-be-1 perished in a flash of consuming ci ymmg and old abruptly j fire, while hundreds of thousands ings and took a seat and listened as Cair went on with his testi- mony. Conducted by Prevriit The examination of Carr was conducted by Thomas B. Prewitt assistant counsel for the hearings subcommittee. He had concluded both his direct examination and cross questioning of Carr when the i luncheon recess was taken. It was 1 not immediately indicated whether Carr would continue in the witness chair in the afternoon, or whether McCarthy would return to it. One of the many points on which Carr disputed testimony from Ad- ams was an account Adams had given of Conn's ousting Sen. Me-' Carthy from his car in New York- City. Carr said he was in the car and All of the approximate 60_res- _ _ ______ cue teams are due to perform j their daily pursuits and. j of others lay maimed and in need i cohn'never "ejected." the senator, their duties within the "disaster jn after S0ught shelter j of help. door and (rustles slay on fourth flow. vf- the Young was officially cer- tified today as the winner of the ritter war for control of the New irk Central Railroad. v The election inspectors an- nounced that 15-inember slate of directors put] up by the Youn forces had won by A margin of 188 over the Cen rnl manaRemenl'1 present boar d, headed by Prcsi- dent William] White. The Young group' YQUNG received an aver- age of more than and the management group slightly less than White, who presided at the re- convened session of the annual meeting of the stockholders, an- nounced thnl "I will'not remain as president o( New York Central. I will nevertheless cooperate with the new group In effecting an or- derly transition." White, who received a inUry cl reporter whether he intended to resign. He replied, "do you think .hat is lie obviously was referring to a prior announcement by Young hat the new slate of 14 men and woman would meet in New York City late this afternoon and elect a new president. Young's choice is expected to be Alfred E. Perlman. executive vice president of the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad. A calm, reserved man of medi- um height, with blue eyes and thin- ning grey hair, Perlman joined the in 1935 on loan from the Burlington. The loan was to.be for two years but has stretched to 18. Perlman is credited with playing n large part in putting the Rio Grande on its feet When he joined, the. road had a net deficit of (our million dollars yearly. Last it made I9.HOO.OOO. Young has promised his udminls- tralifAi will tackle the Central's No. 1 problem: passenger service which has rolled up deficits year -4 area." Captains were told several days ago the locations at which heir respective teams should as- semble. Hays said. The teams will move in. equip- sgainst the fury of mock atomic annihilation. Early reports indicated that the public's brief participation, no more than -10 minutes in most FLAGS SCARCE ON FLAG DAY Few Abilenians Monday took part in observing Flag Day by displaying the Stars and Stripes. _ The occasion was the luth anniversary of the resolution ndopting the V. S. flag. Marine Reserve unit here joined the others in the Nation in reminding the public to dis- play Old Glory on this day. veloped. The alarm system didn't ped with stoves, raincoats, flash- j esses, was successful. ights, fire extinguishers, axes, j But here and there a .de- crowbars, hammers, saws and lirst aid equipment. Medical staffs will work in the area" and at the "field hospital." Headquarters for the whole re- New alone was pre-; sumed to be the target of three j atomic weapons, one "Ground Zero" in the hesrt of mldtown: Manhattan, one in downtown Brooklyn and one in the Bronx. Each was supposed to.be eight] times as pcwerfui as the one that! ,v Will Pep Up Your VACATION go off properly, so there was some j demolished Hiroshima. confusion in the Pentagon, nerve j Xew York's death toll was put at center of America's military j., 175 900. might, as to whether or not the test had started. Wardens passed the word. President Eisenhower led surge toward shelter. With the en- j fftfj tire White House, staff, he hurried 111 I to basement refuge areas. The vast exercise assumed thai.! FORT WORTH than widespread havoc was wrought by I j- Fort residents were successful enemy bomb drops over M ft k 54 American and Canadian cities Kmea luua> ulc (ran Puerto Rico to Hawaii. While the public's role was limited to taking shelter briefly, the exercise continued for hours and days for tens of thousands o( civil defense corpsmen. Officially. Alert" be- gan 11 a.m. EOT. Federal civil defense authorities, however, left the public's time of participation up to local part in a mock atom bomb attack. A warning signal at a.m. from 13 air raid sirens was sup- posed to halt autos, sending their drivers to buildings in the down- town section. Shoppers were to have stayed otf the sidewalks for 10 minutes. The people, though, Just ignored the whole thing. These folks forgot to have the Abilene Reporter-Nev.-s maii- ed to their vacation address. Don't YOU forget! Just cail 4-7271 and we'll see that everybody out your way on vacation enjoys reading OUT OUR WAY while they're from home. ;