Abilene Reporter News, August 4, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

August 04, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1954, Abilene, Texas HOT, DRY New Drought Grain Program Said Okayed FORT WORTH grain sub tidy plan has been approved in Washington by the Department oi Agriculture whereby feed manu facturers serving drought areas ean participate in a new revised 1954 emergency feed program, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram report- ed today. The new subsidy will be 60 cents per 100 pounds on all designated grains. The program will be explained to manufacturers in this area at 10 a.m. Friday at the Baker Hotel in Dallas by representatives of the USDA. The new program will be han- dled entirely through normal trade channels. Under the program worked out by industry representatives and USDA officials in Washington last week, farmers and feeders will make application of eligibility to their local Farm Home Adminis- tration Council committees. Committees will determine eligi- bility and approve a definite quan- tity of Commodity Credit Corpora- tion designated feed grains to meet the farmer's needs for a period not to exceed 60 days. The feeder has the option of taking delivr of the approved quantity of grains as straight grains or an equal amount in manufactured feed. Two types of mixed feeds will be used. One must contain 75 per cent of the designated grains and the other must contain 60 per cent of the designated grains. The initial grains listed are bar- ley, corn, grain sorghums and oats. No protein meal is involved in the program at this time. Local agriculture stabilization conservation committees will issu the eligible feeders a purchase order for the approved quantit} of gram and will specify the sub lidy in terms of cents per hundred After delivery of the grain ir the local grain or feed dealer tc the feeder, the original purchase order will be audited and certifiec b.r the local ASC committee and the purchase order will be the bans for issuance to the dealer of a dealer's certificate. The cer tificate will state the amount of aubsidy in dollars and cents. The dealer's certificate will be accepted by the CCC at face value for the purchase of designated grains in car lots at the market price at time of purchase. btlette "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT FINAL ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING. AUG. 4. 1954- PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Sheriff of Durdl To Study Law SAN DIEGO, Tex. w Duval County Sheriff Archer Parr said today he h.is resigned to study law. Parr said he will enter the Uni- rwsity of Texas law school next month. He gave no other reason for his resignation. Meanwhile, Duval County Com- missioner W. W. Meek said a re- port that he also has resigned was erroneous. Asst. Atty. Gen. Eugene Brady said yesterday that both Parr Meek had quit their county jobs. Meek said today he has not re- signed and has no intention of re- signing at present. 24 Die in Crash LUANDA. Angola (Portuguese West Aug. 3 Twenty- four persons were killed today in train crash near Humbia. PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY M Ike Permits Quoting of Full Speech See related story picinre on Page 7-B. LIFE IN PRISON Allen Clyde Jennings, left, is shown being escorted from Runnels County courthouse back to the jail to await the jury's deliberation over Ms fate. The jury later returned a verdict of guilty of murder in the drowning death of Wallace Windsor "O'Neal and recom- mended life imprisonment. At right is Deputy Sheriff A. T. Buchanan. See story and other pictures, page 1-B. America Offers UN Police Action Plan UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. tP The United States called upon the United Nations today to adopt a six-point plan to increase the parti- cipation of U.N. members in any future action against aggression. The plan the form of Treaty Organization and the pro- posed Southeast Asia Defense Group, in the event those agencies were required to take collective action against an aggressor. The Philippine delegate. Ambas- sador Felixberto M. Serrano, also a declaration of submitted a list of guidinc princi- aid before the U. X.'s collective j pies for wider sharing of "burdens measures committee by U.S. Dele-1 by U.K. members in military ac- gate James J. Wadsworth. It was designed to correct difficulties en- countered by the U.N. command n Korea. Some of the points were simple reaffrrmations of previous declar- ations in favor of the widest pos- sible participation, but these two mportant principles were added: 1. That all members of the Nations not only should sup- ply troops, when possible, but hould also help to provide sup- plies and equipment to countries wishing to take part. 2. That the U.X. should provide upport for regional defense organ- zations. such as the North Atlantic tions. One of these stated that all members of the U.N. should contri- bute military, economic, financial or other aid to the maximum amount "consistent with their ca- pacity and resources." Russia Proposes New Big-4 Talk BULLETIN LONDON w-Russia tonight proposed a new big four meet- ing to prepare the ground for a European security confer- ence. WASHINGTON (31-The Win louse today authorized direct qu ation of President Eisenhower news, conference remarks in prais of Gen. George C. Marshall a ollows: Question by Edward T. .Folliard he Washington Post Time lerald: Mr. President. Sen. ML Carthy put a letter in the Coa Record the other dav and it was front Harry Woodrini ormer secretary of war. M Voodring had this to say abou Sen. George C. Marshall, quote "He would sell out his grand mother for personal advantage. He went on to say other thing in that same vein. Mr. Presiden what do you think of Uwt aprpaisa of Gen. Marshall? Ike Replies The President: Ladies and gen tlemen there are same things tha cause me to be almost emotiona Now, I believe that there ar many of you here who know Gen. Marshall well dur ing his war years, the work he die and the way he did it. I happen to be one of those Army officer that did not meet except in most casual way until the war started. I think had seen him twice in my life, in either case not over a minute o two at the time. I was brought in and my relationships with him have been largely, almost eidu sively, official. But I would like to jay, and have been saying that ever since I first knew him well, that he to me, has typified all that se or that we look what we call an American patriot. I saw many things he did that were iroof to me at least, of his self- essness. I am quite certain that ie did not want to sit in Washing- on and be a chief of staff. I am sure he wanted a field command. But he wouldn't even allow his chief to know what he wanted, See MARSHALL, ff. J-A, 1 WHAT'S NEWS ON INSIDE PAGES HITLER'S senerol from Hitler's Wehrmacht is due to get the top post in Germany's security bureau. 8-A ABILtNE Abilene area team captured the Southern AAU Junior Olympics held in Houston Tuesday night. Page 10-A, CONVICTED ex- convict, convicted in a drowning murder near Bolltnger, is undecid- ed on appeal plans. Poge 1-B. SOFT leaders havt a big headache in solving tht Russian economy. Pace 7-B. GONE BUT NOT is the way the county judge's office in the old Kent County courthouse at Clairemont looks-today. Three Kent County commissioners believe other county still be operating there since they (the commissioners) haven't officially acted to put into effect'a recent Supreme Court order moving the county seat. County Judge John Montgomery and the fourth commission- er believe Jayton is now the county seat Records and equipment were moved last Thursday to an old bank building in Jayton. (Staff photo by Don Hutchesoh) Kent Court to Meet Monday, But Where Brings Argument JAYfOS-CUAIREMOST, Aug. Monday is the day for ae regular meeting of the Kent County Commissioners' Court. There's every indication thai it ill turn out like a special meet- ing yesterday three commis- oners gathering at Clairemont, claiming that is the county seat. the judge and other com- nissioner gathering at Jayton, aiming that is the county seat Neither side shows any indica- on of backing down. The three sitting at Clairemont lave the majority and an empty crorthouse. Records Moved The two sitting at Jayton are in w minority but they have all e records which were oved last Thursday night into in old bank building here. County Judge John Montgomery nd Jayton Commissioner W. It odgers are the two who believe ayton is the county seat. :ommissioners Mark Cave of airemont, Jim Wyatt of Girard d A. G. Cargile of Tolar believe e moving of county records last lursday was illegal since the mmissioners Court had not or- ered it. They don't deny that Jay- n will be the county ey think ft isn't yet U. S. Officials See War If Reds Attack Formosa WASHINGTON Wl-H Communist China makes a major attack on the Nationalist island of Formosa, the United States will go to war. Every top official willing to dis- CUM American policy publicly or privately agrees on that. But the Eisenhower administra- tion is not willing, at least for the time being, to make that pledge in a formal treaty with Generalis- Jitno Chiang Kai-shek pf the Chi- Nationalists. Almost no responsible authority wants to talk about this aspect of American policy. It is too much of diplomatic hot potato. U.S. Whipuwed? Yet it is a fact that the Amer- ican leadership now gives evidence of being whipsawed on a global a policy issue which to be deeply involved in the problem of an alliance with Formosa. The issue Is this: Is 'the Slitej preparing for war in the (tint it is inevitable, or is it directing til its efforts toward war, without losing hon- ta the hope of success? At one extreme on this issue is Korea's President Syngmnn Rhet. who has gone nboul this eoHtitry an hit current visit vig- ndvocullng combat to HM mfetaoM U Ant, and not convinced this would actually happen. They have discouraged particularly of divided Korea. e Rhee was rebuffed by President such ambitions in Chiang while Eisenhower. Instead of the strong seeking to build up his defensive public statement he wanted. Rliee strength. was persuaded to join Eisenhower in a general declaration of desire to unify Korea by peaceful means. The Eisenhower administration seems clearly to conceive of For- .xmi-ii u) }H.'iii'eiu! means. f At the other extreme is India Pusition with its policy of noutralitv a, of the Amer rtnfrtitr.i iin.-. between communism and the West, in the cold war. India's position is important because of Prime Minister Nehru's influence in Asia, generally assumed here to be greal. and of his capacity to influ- ence British policy. In trying to build a system of anti-Communist alliances in Asia, the United States has been follow- ing a course far removed from the extremes as typified by lihee and Nehru. But these positions ex- ert constant pressure on the Amer- ican course. Chiang Dedicated Chiang Kai-shek has publicly dedicated himself to leading a Na- tionalist Chinese liberating army Irom Formosa agninst the main- land, from which ho was driven by the Reds, American diplomats say lie ap- convinced the Chinese poo- Jin would rise in wrath against .he Reds to join his crusade. State ohlclak, an defense line in the western as base from which a successful assault could be launched on Red China except as larger strategy-. The Chinese Reds, however, have been as belligerent about Formosa as the Nationalists have been about the mainland. They are continually threatening to seize it. and their threats have sounded much louder in Washington since the Indochina settlement. The Fleet In Area Secretary of State Dulles re- minded newsmen yesterday the U S. 7th Fleet is in the area to protect Formosa in event of a Communist attack. But Dulles added thnt while some thought has been given to bringing Formosa into a treaty with thU country, (here lias been no decision and no change of policy. Dispatches from Formosa have given of a dccin on ttw part of for such a link. Authorities suggest, however, at least four strong reasons which may bear upon the administra lion's attitude: 1. The United States would have very little to gain, since Chiang has little to offer not already com- mitled under a current informal arrangement. 2. Other countries in Asia whose friendship Washington wants are regarded here as disliking Chiang and any formal alliance with him might be a handicap in dealing with them. 3. Chiang might use the formal commitment of a mutual defense pact to involve the United Slates in a war with Red China by at- tacking the mainland or creating some incident which would lead a war. 4. There is at least an implies- :ion that some officials think the United States should keep its pel- cies flexible and not make a 10 or 20-yenr treaty with a refugee government od uncertain long- range tenure. This involves rela- ions with Hed China. Official statements on thai issue, while emphasiting American rejection of Poiping'i recognition, do not ft. nslly close the door to recognition f the ChiMH Red. change their iieajrds of the courthouse were moved last Thursday following is- suance of a mandate by the llth Court of Civil Appeals "which, in effect, awarded the county seat to Jayton. "If the move was illegal, that's a matter for a state court to de- cide, not the Commissioners' Judge Montgomery said. "I don't think any laws were broken. Jayton is the designated county seat. The problem facing the Commissioners Court is to pro- vide offices." 'Judge Authority' Attorney Dallas Scarborough of Abilene, spokesman for the three commissioners who favor Claire- mont said Wednesday morning: l'4s Iconstrue ftelaw, tte Com missioneis Court has the control of moving the county seat to Jay tal and.not the county judge. thi; county will put those record bade, the commissioners will g along and get this matter settled They recognize the decision o the court (Supreme) as final ant have no intention of attempting to evade it in any The mix-up an started with an election two years ago on moving the county seat from Clairemonj to Jayton. The rsta was a few ballots short of the necessary two- thirds majority. Jayton contested the election. The 39th District Court decision favored Jayton. Clairemont forces appealed to the llth Court of Civil Appeals at Eastland and on to the Supreme Court. Both upheld the district court. Motion for re-hearing was denied and hist Wednesday the of- ficial announcement was made that Jayton was the county seat Moring Firm Not Late Thursday afternoon an "Abi- lene moving concern was called to send vans to move the records. The job was done after pjn. Highway Patrolmen and Texas Rangers accompanied the movers. There was no difficulty. An official of the J. D. Moore Moving and Transfer Co., which did the work, said he did not know who made the telephone retrjest for the trucks. No one is admitting making the call to the moving company. So far, ihe company has not been paid for the wort. Highway Patrol officers in Ah lene said they received a request from Kent Sheriff Jim Montgom- ery (brother of the judge) for pa trolmen to escort the movers. Informal Talks The three commissioners who are holding out for Clairemont have refused to enter the tempor- ary quarters set up in Jayton. Judge Montgomery called the court to an informal discussion Tuesday morning. The meeting was in the empty courthouse al Clairemont since the three wouldn't go to Jayton. Since the udge holds the old courthouse is not the legal place to meet, he did not designate the informal meeting a special session of the court. Informal talks ended at noon and he judge called a special session at the temporary office in Jayton at 4 p.m The three called the judge at :30 and told him they had been dvised not to attend the meeting 5t Jayton since they contended that -s not the legal meeting place. What will happen Monday? Commissioner Cave said the meeting" would be at CJairemont nice "that is still the courthouse." Judge Montgomery said if the ommissSoners don't show up at ayton he will follow the advice f the county attorney on what move to make, "Unless ordered by higher court, the only place we -an meet is here at the county SolonsAcf To Restore Lost Funds WASHINGTON la President Eisenhower jaid today the foreign aid cuts voted by the Senate yes- terday were so deep they would hurt the country badly. Withia minutes, a Senate-House confer- ence committee voted to restori parts of the cut. The Senate, accepting a new half- billion dollar reduction before it voted oat the foreign aid authoriza- tion measure, slashed the total to something under or 800 million below the amount administration asked. Solans Act Quickly Today the two houses of Con- gress quickly put committees to work ironing out differences be- tween their versions of the bill. Sen. Wiley chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, emerged from the first session to report that the conferees had agreed to push the tola] back up above three billion. The President spoke out at a news conference as Senate leaders worked at the job of heading off urther multi-million-doJlar cuts.' [he fight this time is m the Senate Appropriations Committee, consid- ering actual money allotments. Yesterday's action was taken by' the Senate itself in passing an authorization measure some 800 million dollars less than the Stt billion the administration had askei Kespeue Prompt Eisenhower responded promptly and emphatically when asked what je thought of the Senate's Tote, He said he thought the 45-41 vott 'or ah extra half-biDimtciallar re- duction was very He .said the administration itself lad cut the foreign' aid figure as See FOREIGN AID, Pf. J-A. Col. Hot, Dry Weather Due to Continue Abilene's weather front contin- les to be dominated by hot, dry eather with more of the same in ore for Wednesday and Thurs- ay, according to a forecast by le Weather Bureau. Chances for relief are remote ith no signs of rain forecast for Abilene or area. Tuesday's high temperature was degrees although a comfortabla w of 78 was recorded Tuesday night. Mercuries are expected to soar near the 100-degree mark Wednes- ay and Thursday. But it has been 72 heat-packed ays smce Abilene has received any measureabte rainfall. No rainfall of any quantity has Hen in Abilene since last May and M. On those two dates a tal of 1.70 inches of rain was -corded at the Weather Bureau Municipal Airport. June and July were the driest in years as only .03 inch rain fell in June and .08 inch I was total for July, t SENATORS BACK YARBOROUGH Shivers Asks 3rd Term To Solve Water Problem THE WEATHER D.S. Or COXMEXCE M-HKAC ABltEXE AND VICINITY Hot 1W. Lorn- WcdQttdftr night 7S. ...WT1J CENTRAL TEXAS _ Cltar to partly cloudy warm this afternoon, onUlit and Thiswdw. with widrtr scat- in wrtitsaa north tion Thursday. WEST TEXAS PirUj- doody Mrf warm thU afternoon, tonUtht and ThundlT widely icaHercd EAST TEXAS Cltar lo cloudy and warm thta afternoon, toaifct and Thuriday with a few tabled afternoon hundfrshowera. SOVTH CENTRAL TEXAS CVar to ?S lr ontght aad Thursday. Wed. A.M. M M Maximum Mr M M4. iK al a.m.: Minimum Imrwatm tor M tec-i hK al a.m.: 7B. By BRUCE HENDERSON Associated Prtsi Staff Gov. Allan Shivers says "we are going to find an answer, a real answer" to Texas' watei problem and that is the big reason he wants a third, term. Ralph Yarborough, Shivers' op- ponent for governor in the Aug. S3 Democratic runoff primary, was due to be in Tyler Wednesday for more strategy talks with campaign workers. He met Tuesday irith West Texai workers at Lubbock predicted victory. During the meeting three West Texas senators declared their sup- port for Yarborough. They Andy Rogers of Childress, Wayne Wagonseller of Bowie and Kilmtr Corbin of Lubbock. In his first statewide radio speech since the July 24 first pri- mary election. Shivers accused Yarborough of having been "too bus; gossiping about me to pay to water prob- much attention lenu." ipokt from Auttin Tun- Yarborough said at Lubbock Tuesday he is willing to appear on the same platform with Shivers. A Shivers aide said the governor had no comment right now on whether he would accept such an invitation. Shivers said water "still remains our No. 1 problem." "It's a problem politics cannot solve. It is a problem which all Texans, working together, must solve together. Yarborough has accused Shivers of "crippling" water and soil con- servation by spurning federal aid. Yarborough has projxwed big dams be built on lower reaches of Texas, streams, supplemented by smaller dams on upper reaches and ponds and tanks on farms and renches. "I do not believe in kidding the people." Shiren said. our water problem isn't joing to be solved juit by building big, expen- sive showpiece "Every farmer in Texu-wxi there are better than -tm bit own paneoal mfe-j lem. and we must solve aH water problems." Up Committee Shivers said that on his recom- mendation the Legislature last year set up a committee "to work out a genuine water program for had not years of that been done during 109 Texas history." "That committee is at work." Shivers said. "We are going to find an answer, a real answer." "That, I might say, is the big reason I want to spend the next two years serving you, I want to see this job through." Shivers said he would like to see Texans working together in local districts wherever possible and fi- nancing projects locally if possible. "If not, the state should partici- pate in UM financing." Shlveri said. "Aiong interstate or inter- national all levels of gov- ernment jhouM and can work to- gether, sharing the coot but making that local pwpfe control ntenrgbt aad Hw ;