Abilene Reporter News, August 10, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

August 10, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1954, Abilene, Texas FAIR, HOT I-1-.3 Abilene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT EVENING VOL. LXXIV, NO. (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 10, 1954 -EIGHTEEN PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS BIG MAJORITY FINAL PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOc France OKS Senators Beat Down Overhaul of its Economy PRINCESS IN LOVE picture of Princess Margaret and Colin Tennant. who is reported to be Mar- garet's "constant companion." is the latest available ot couple. It was taken at a London charity ball. Princ- ess Margaret spent the weekend as the guest of Tennant s parents in their Innerleithen, Scotland, home. KNOWLAND THREATENS Senate to Stay Till Atomic Bill Passes WASHINGTON L? Sen. Knowl- and (R-Calif) said today the Sen- ate will stay in matter how long it approve a compromise version of President Eisenhower's new atomic energy blueprint. The two-week senate debate re- quired before Lhe bill was passed orisinally was the major factor in Snyder Polio Toll Now 11 Another Snyder polio patient was admitted to Hendrick Memor- ial Hospital Tuesday to bring the total for the year to 11 from Sny- der. 10 of whom have been treated here. Two other new patients were also admitted. Jolm Thomas Finnerty. Snyder is the latest case and the third reported from that city with- in the past week. At last count. Snyder has had 11 polio patients this year. One little girl was admitted to Batten- field Hospital there Saturday. Robert T. English. West Texas representative for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, had said Saturday that mass in- wrecking congressional leaders hopes of adjourning July 31. are aiming now for this Saturday The House passed by voice vot late yesterday a compromise ver sion "of the bill designed to spu the entrance of private industr into the field of peaceful atomi power, and to permit sharing o such nuclear secrets with XJ. S allies. Adjournment Waits Know-land, the Senate Republ can leader, told newsmen he wi not offer any adjournment-recess resolution until after the measur worked out by a Senate-House coi ference committee, is passed. "The bill is going to be passed he said. "The Senate has votet 2-1 in favor of it and the confe euce report isn't going to be r jected. I don't know how mu talk there will be on it. But we a 30. of j going to stay here until it oculation gamma globulin might become necessary if another case were reported "within a day or two." However, he was out of town Tuesday and could not be reached for comment. His secretary here said she doubted if it would be- come necessary, though. All previous Snyder cases have been children under 12. About 1.000 -c's of GG have already been ;iven to well over 100 Snyder pco- PARIS French National j Assembly today approved by a i massive majority Premier Pierre economic and fi- ncial program. The deputies not only gave Men- s-France a new vote of confi- nce but also accorded him large >ecial powers to deal with ranee's financial situation until arch 31, 1955. It was another victory for the who was given the pre- iership almost two months ago on j to Prop Grains School Budget Hike Voted; Board Praises Savings iciMup tumuli iiiuniiij Supt. A. E. Wells' recommend- three-fold program of reachingj S2.3 million school budget was truce in Indochina, working out I approved Monday night by the .approved Monday night compromise on EDC and giving I Abilene School Board, ranee's economy a thorough' oing over. Reds Desert Him Trustees praised administrators I for keeping expenditures for the Keos ueseri nun year just ending below the amount The unofficial tallv gave the vote budgeted for that period Actual s x to 90. The Co'mrnunists. who j outgo for the 195 -54 school year ad previously supported Mendes- ated. The new budget covers operation and maintenance expenditures for the year beginning Sept. 1, I9o4. ranee, voted against him today, ut he nicked up the votes of many reviously hostile members of the opular Republican Movement. A truce in Indochina has been chieved. Mendes-France, in asking the ote of confidence on his financial rogram, told the assembly re- orms must be launched to awake nation he described as "enveiop- d in a big sleep, dreaming of the ast and having nightmares filled ,-ith fear about the future." Checks Amendments He sought the confidence vote o strike down a host of amend- nents deputies wanted to tack on his economic proposals. Mendes-France said the govern- ment must step in to aid marginal enterprises and reconvert them to irofitable production. He said that Trance has been able to keep going since World War II only because of aid from the United States and that this help cannot be expected to be permanent. It sets up total expenses of 309.156.10. That is more than was budgeted for the year now closing. To City Commission Only other action necessary to make the new budget official is approval by the City Commission. The school board and the commis- sion will hold a joint meeting to discuss it. Elmdale district was told by Abilene School Board Monday night to give definite assurance of seeking a permanent solution to JIMINY! CRICKET BRINGS BARED FANGS FROM MOTHER DALLAS A cricket hopped at a 4-year-old tot last nioht She ended up with tooth cuts in her scalp. Helen Marie Karas was walking down a street near Union Terminal with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill W. Karas of Tulsa. A cricket jumped at Helen. Frightened, she ]umped rss, stooping to pick up the child, tripped and fell on top of her daughter, accidentally puncturing he Karas family re- sumed its journey to Tulsa. WITHOUT REDS 66 Million Gallons Of Water Caught Week end rain added gallons of water to the city's Lake Fort Phantom Hill via the Clear pk-. English said Saturday. Finnerty is suffering from spinal polio but "is not paralyzed, his doc- tor said. He was "doing all right" morning. Other" new cases are Bruce Ed- ward Larancc. 6. son of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Larance of Stamford, and Glynn Venoy Neal, 10. son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Neal of Fisher County near Trent. Bruce Edward is suffering from non-paralytic polio, his doctor said. No report was received on the lit- tle passed-" 40-Year Licenses Major provisions of the coi promise include these: 1. The Atomic Energy Comm sion may grant 40-year renewab licenses for private concerns to build and operate atomic facilities for generating civilian power, re- search facilities and medical pur- poses. The government alone may own raw materials and the AEC is authorized to guarantee a fixed (price for seven years for plutoni- um. the source of A-bombs, gen- erated as byproduct of atomic sower. 2. Exclusive 17-year patents, re- newable for the same period, may 3e granted on developments when the owner swears they were not conceived or worked out while he was operating under government auspices. Patent-Sharers Preferred 3. The AEC would be required, for five years, to give preference. Fork pumps. That was announced Tuesday by Carroll Waggoner, assistant city water superintendent. Waggoner said one of the three pumps ran hours Monday, an- other lOVi hours and another nine hours. The last pump was shut off at p.m. Monday. The pumps lift flood waters from thr Clear Fork of the Brazos River into Lake Fort Phantom Hill. Wa- ter caught Monday came into the Clear Fork from Mulberry Creek, U. S. to Go Ahead With Ike's A-Pool Waggoner said. Water consumption in Abilene Monday totaled 10.913.000 gallons. WASHINGTON W-Secretary of State Dulles said today the United States, preparing to go ahead with President Eisenhower's atoms-for- peace plan in any case, has asked Russia whether its turndown of the proposal is final. Dulles told a that private talks with Russia's Forcisn Minister Molotov, along with formal notes, show very fun- damental differences in the Amer- ican and Russian approach to the problem. present. Dulles said, the U.S. government is actively considering The prospect of beginning talks at an early stage with other countries which might join the plan both to contribute materials and share the REPORT DUE MONDAY granting licenses to manufac- commercial atomic equip- ment to concerns which agreed to share patents for a fee. The AEC would have authority to require this for licenses to manufacture research equipment. A court, upon finding a patent being used to fur- ther a monopoly, could order that it be shared with all qualified ap- plicants. 9 Sites Offered for Sale As Site for Fairgrounds He did not name th countries. The president set out his propos in an address Dec. S before th United Nations. On other subjects. Dulles: 1 Said he hopes an announce- news conference ment to create a Southeast Asia alliance against Communism. He said there was a possibility one of the "Co- lombo Powers" might join. This group, taking its name from a meeting in Colombo, Cey- !on. includes. India. Ceylon, Bur- rna, Indonesia and Pakistan. 2. Described situation in south Viet Nam as nearly chaotic nil said he had no information ut that H may De possiote tu visiuns aeiegauun mat QQ lungies IKUUIC Believe this somewhat by opening aren't sure thev wish consolidation i ed in a fenced pasture, up new trade markets to the I in cars Abilene Chamber of Commerce Manager Joe Cooley finds himself in sort of a land rush these days. He has the job of looking over and reporting on nine different sites that have been offered for the county fairgrounds. And more seem to be coming in each dav. Cooley has to look them over personally and make a report on each to the County Commissioners Court Monday. Anyone interested in selling a site for the proposed agricultural and livestock center should con- tact Cooley. he said. So far. offers have come in for two sites east of town, four south, one north, and two west. Cooley's not so sure if one ap plicant was serious or not. He offered 100 acres to the coun- a fee. then added this note: "This offer holds good until we get a two-inch rain on said pre- jnese and selling surplus Amer can farm products to them at cut- Robber Goes Home, Quits PRETTIEST OF INDIAN MAID- Louise Defender, 23, a Sioux from Fort Yates, N. D., was named Miss Indian Amer- ica at the AIl-American Indian Day Celebration at Sheridan, Wyo. She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 133 pounds. ON HIGHWAY Cops Turn Cowboy, Round Up Cattle Three city policemen turned cowboy Tuesday. It all started about 10 a.m. Andrew Baker of Box 603, Mer- kel, was taking four Herefords to the Abilene Livestock Commission. At South First St. and Treadaway Blvd., he braked his car. the four cows shifted in-the trailer, and the trailer overturned, spilling cat- meraed with the Abilene district." Milton Antilley, secretary of the Elmdale board, asked whether Elmdale could continue using its present plant consolidated with Abilene. Wells assured him the local board would guarantee that. Both Must Approve Abilene trustees made it clear to the visiting delegation that they See SCHOOL, Pg- 3-A, Col. Then came the officers. Patrol- men John Bostick and Lynn Win- ters were in squad cars, and Jack Brownlow on the three-wheeled motorcycle. They herded three of the cows easily up North Tread- away to the stock yards. But the fourth cow gave them a chase. She IK out along the railroad tracks east into the ho- bo iungles before she was corner- All oifi- and the can iilim pivuin-is n.vj.. rate prices. He said, however, WHAT S NEWS BORGER. Tex. (J> Youthful Bobby Joe Hine. one of three men charged in the robbery of nn Erick. Okla.. bank, surrendered to Borger police last night and gave them of the loot. Rine said he had traveled by automobile, freight train and air- pMne to California and the north- western states and back home af- ter the robbery July 29. He arrived in Borger from I'ucb- lo. Colo., about 6 p.m. yesterday. "I've come home to give my- self up." Rine told his mother. Mrs. Jack Rine, who lives three miles from Borger. Charged with nine "1C rob; licry are James Holland and James Spangler. Holland and Spangler were ar- rested in California about a week ago The FUl said Bwy admitted their part in the bnnk robbery. Alter arriving home, Rine went with his parents to the Border po lice-station and gave himself about 11 p.m. nine, M, told Jack Porter of the Jlorgcr Ncws-Hcrnld he knew h on wronR trnrk even be fere joined Holland and Sprang ler in robbing the Farmers National lank of Erick. The three split up n Los Angeles, he said. Hine said he and the other two nen had planned the robbery ibout a week in advance. He said he wont to Erick about week before the robbery, re- urned to his home in this Texas 'anhandle city and decided to pall he job. Rine said the three entered the tank shortly before 3 p.m. July 29. He said Holland carried, a machine gun and Spangler a .43 caliber automatic pistol. Rine said he car- ried a brown paper bag. "They walked in Rine said, "and lined people BRainst the wall. 1 took the money out o the drawers. Red (Holland) askei the banker if that was all. At firs the hanker sold it was. Then Red said something else nnd the bank cr went in back nnd got a ciga: box full of money. "When Red went into the vaul he handed me the machine gun 1 saw tlic postmaster comt in. saw his gun in his belt and told im to lay down." Rine said that as the three men eft the bank he picked up the ostmaster's gun. which apparent- had fallen out of his belt. "I didn't want anyone to get he said. "I had all the money in one raper sack and the cigar box as ve left the he said. "It took us about an hour and half to drive back to the Cana- iian River, where we ditched the :ar. We walked about two miles [o where we had hidden another ar." Rine said the trio split the 000 in equal thirds at Lake Marvin, near Canadian. Tex. From there, he said, they drove to Roy. N.M.. where, their car burned out. While they were walk- ing down the highway. Rine said, the city marshal picked them up and took lliem to a cafe where they nle breakfast. Dine said they did not think it would be necessary to resume direct financial aid to the Japanese. 4. Said he was hopeful Commu nist China would agree to free American fliers and civilians still in Red custody. The United States is actively pursuing this problem through British diplomats in Peiping. 5. Declared American support for Prince Wan of Thailand for the post of president of the forth- coming fall session of the U.N. General Assembly. Dulles said former Dutch Foreign Minister Eelco van Kleffens would make an excellent president but that the United Stales would vote for Wan because he has shown top ability in handling Far Eastern problem? which may dominate the assem- bly's meeting. ON INSIDE PAGES NO Roser Touhy won't seek revenge for his years in prison en faked kidnap- ing. Page 7-A. POP'S of Abi- lene will parade for emergency polio funds. Page 10-A. TREASURE CHEST? Brossiert rnakers see a treasure chest for themselves in new Paris fashions. 7-6. 74 Absentee Ballots Cast or Mailed Out Eighteen persons had alreads cast absentee ballots in the Aug Kine said. They stayed about three hours at a "motel, then got the Owner to drive them to a small town 30 miles west of Roy. There Hol- land bought a car and they drove to Los Angeles, by way of Las! Vegas. Ncv. "We went to a gambling hall in Las Vegas where Holland lost quite a bit of money." said. "I gamed at the dice table about two hours and lost about M Democratic runoff election a noon Tuesday in the Taylor Coun ty clerk's office. In addition. Mrs. Chester Hut cheson. county clerk, had mailed out 56 ballots to other prospective voters who requested them. Thi makes a total of 74 ballots so far In order to vote absentee. voter who knows lie will not b able'to cast his ballot the day o the election needs only to write to the county clerk asking for an had their guns in Hint lime. a suitcase at The marshal took their names but wam't suspicious of. them, In California, he said, they j hrcw three of the bank's marked j noney bags and two guns in the! ocean, then separated. Kine bought car and headed for San Fran- isco. "When I left Sail Francisco and caught the plane, I wasn't trying to run he said. "1 was try- ing to get back, but 1 guess I was taking the long way back." Rine said he wauled to !U-t back to his home without trouble and give himself up because he knew "my folks were worried and 1 wanted to where 1 knew peo- ple." motorcycle, attempting to herd tier north. They were joined by a couple of unmounted cowboys from the stock yards who were pulled down by the panicked critter before they got a rope on her and led teat Due to Make Comeback Here 01' Heat is due back. Sunday showers cooled the area iround Abilene Monday, but the veatherman predicted a return Tuesday of the 100-degree or better temperatures of last week. No rain is in sight, the Weather 3ureau reported. Ike Backers Seek Final Farm Action WASHINGTON of the administration farm proposals continued their victory drive in the Senate today by killing mandatory supports for feed grains and soy- beans. They beat down 54-33 a substi- tute amendment offered by Sens. Young (R-ND) and Humphrey (D- Minn) falling for mandatory sup- ports at 75 to 90 per cent of parity on oats, rye, barley, grain sor- ghums and soybeans- Sens. Aiien (R-Vt) and Ander- son (D-NM) opposed this. They said controls over planting and marketing of these crops would be required if supports were man- datory. Okays Counter-Move Then the" Senate approved 52-29 a proposal by Aiken; Anderson and others to knock from the Senate jill a provision tieing mandatory" supports for the four small grains to support levels for corn. It had been sponsored by Young, Humphrey and others who favored extending rigid 90 per cent on basic crops, cotton, wheat, corn, rice and peanuts. Today's first vote came after more than two hours of angry de- bate in which campaign pledges of President Eisenhower to farm- ers and actions by Secretary Agriculture Benson were sharply criticized and defended. Doesn't Trust Benson Sen. Humphrey told the Senate that-he does not trust Benson. The administration, winner on two major price support issues._ yesterday, pushed for final senate action on the controversial farm legislation. Yesterday's victories were adop- tion of the flexible support prin- ciple for major crops in a range between and 90 per cent of parity, and approval of language allowing Benson to continue dairy supports at 75 per cent. Parity is a computed price in- tended to be fair to farmers in terms of the price of things they buy. The Senate made these decisions during a session of more than 10 hours yesterday: Vote For Benson 1. A 4J44 vote in favor of flex- ible farm price supports between 82H and 90 per cent of parity on cotton, wheat, corn, rice and pea- nuts for next year. This is the same compromise voted by the house in what President Eisen- hower termed a satisfactory vic- tory. The President had recom- mended originally flexible supports ranging from 75 to 90 per cent of parity, a legal standard said _ to give's farm product a fair price in relation to growers' costs. 2. A 49-43 vote that would give Secretary Agriculture Benson authority to continue price sup- ports on such dairy products as butter and cheese at the reduced Motor Lines Plans Main Office Here THE WEATHER XBILFNE VICINTTY Fair and hflt and Maximum aftpr- temperatures near IPO Low aesv ns .NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS C1W lo p.iruy cloudy and warm this afternoon, tonfeh! and Wednesday. WEST TF.XAS Tartly and with widely scattered thuniterslww. anJ SOtTH CENTRAL Clear to partly and warm. TOirERATVRES TUC1. A.M. Mon. P.M. 92 absentee sending his 1953 poll tax receipt with the request. Qualified voters also may cast absentee ballots in a voting box in the county clerk's office by showing their poll tax receipts. n Hvln and low temperatures d'r 24 noun ended at a.m.: and 73 desrtea. Barometer Matllni 12-30 p.m. RalaUvt bimfcifer at p.m. Plans to move its headquarters j to and to construct an of- fice building to house it were con- firmed today by Merchants Fast Motor Lines, Inc. Gene Whitehead of San Anjelo. president of the company, said the first phase of the move from San to Abilene will be made bor Day week end. Sept. 4. Until the new office building can be built, the operation will be con- ducted from quarters in the Con- an Tractor Co. building. 601 Wal- nut St. AH the general offices of the company will be moved eventual- y. involving a total of 35 to 40 employes and families. Whitehead said, in the September move. M employes will be involved. These will include some clerical staff members and all of the accounting office. A new office building, 80 .by 120 feet, will be built on the com- pany's property on U. S. 80 east of Abilene. In February of this year. Merchants completed a bij building there housing its termina' and shops. The tract consists o: about eight and a half acres. Work on the building will star ns soon as plans can be drawn and bids secured. Type ot con structioa and approximutt iave not been decided. "The move is being made ause Abilene is the hub of our Whitehead explained. All our routes come through ifailene." Merchants' is one of the biggest motor freight systems in Texas. Whitehead said the company has ibout 600 employes, of which TO work in the Abilene terminal and shops. The firm's fleet consists of about 500 vehicles including rucks, tractors and trailers. Merchants operates from Dallas and Fort Worth west to El Paso; rom Houston and San Antonio north to Wichita Falls and Lub- wck: from Waco and San Angelo n various directions, and in all .ntermediate points between all hose cities. On Jan. 1. 1954 Merchants con- solidated with Johnson Transport Co. of Dallas. About four years ago Merchants absorbed A. and W. Motor Lines, operating from Abilene to Wichita Falls. The firm was started in Fort Worth 28 years ago. Whitehead has been president since 1945. said he will eventually mova U Abilene. He is married and hai one son, 3. The Abilene terminal and art managed by Jell Push. ;