Abilene Reporter News, August 21, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

August 21, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - August 21, 1954, Abilene, Texas PARTLY a/M mv I ^Wlme ^porterrBftoi "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY. AS IT GOES"—Byron / EVENING FINAL VOL. LXXIV, NO. 62 Ánaociated Preu (AP) ABILENE. TEXAS, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 21. 1954—EIGHT PAGES PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c D #1 D ” 'Last-Ditch Stand Record Praised., ,    , , Slated for EDC WASHINGTON fjiV-Afler a final land relayed Eisenhower's "appre-burst of legislating and oratory, I ciation for the service of the 83rd i the 83rd Congress has broken for Congress and the record of ac-home with President Eisenhower’s coraplishment” it had made, thanks for its “record of accom-1 There was a hail-fellow-well-met plishment."    |    atmosphere in both chambers, but In its final hours last night, Con-; both Knowland and Senate Demo-gress sent Eisenhower a social se-! cratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson eurity bill just about as he asked of Texas fired parting political tor it and a federal workers pay shots, each with an eye cocked to-boost bill that Senate Republican ward the fall election in which 37 I eader Knowland of California Senate seats will be on the block, warned may be vetoed,    I    Knowland    said    the    83rd    Congress The House adjourned with a which the Republicans controlled wnooo and a holler at 7:38 p m., by a knife-edge margin,    had h won’t return until Jan. 5. barring | “acted decisively to safeguard the a special call from the President, nation from enemies within its Meanwhile, mo.st of its members i borders and to rid government, w ill be battling for re-election ■ labor, education and all other Nov. 1’.    i    phases of American life from The Senate finished    its last leg- Communist    infiltration    and    sub* IslaUve chore early in    the evening I version.’’ when, by voice vote, u completed | Rut Johnson countered that he congressional action on a bill to' would let history determine bring another 10 million persons whether the legislative record of under social .security and to boost: this Congress represented the both benefit payments and the tax-' “bold, dynamic, progressive’’ pro-e.« that support them,    gram that    Eisenhower    has    said However, it stayed around for will be the paramount issue in another 3 hours and 12 minutes November, as some of the .senators got some final remarks off their chests. It also confirmed a few more postmasters before quitting at 10:50 pm. Unlike the House, hov^ever, the Senate still has some unfinished business to disfwse of later in the year. The Senate authorized its Republican and Democratic leaders to recall it into session sometime in the fall to consider a report of a s{H'cial committt^e studying cen- U.S. Demands Jet Payment From Czechs W.ASHINGTÜN The United States, accusing Czechoslovakia of i acting “maliciously” and lying, has demanded over $271.384 for the shooting down of an American jet plane last year. Dajuages were sought for the loss of an F84 jet fighter near the ; boundary dividing the U.S. zone of The administration was dealt one ^®rmany from Czechoslovakia final rebuff by both the Senate March 10, 1953. and House as they ignored warn- ¡ The pilot. Lt. Warren G. Brown HejKlerson. Colo., parachuted to safety. He was flying iMie of two U.S. planes dispatched to look into the presence of a pair of Soviet-built ie.s near Pilsen, on the Kxvtv-lirsf- 'T'Krt C postal rates to cover most of the estimated 380-million-dollar co.sl of the new paycheck increases. sure charges against Sen. McCar- ‘ thy (R-Wis . That committee has ^^^k a postal rate increase to phrasixi. 4,k)-word was tentatively scheduled public hear-^^^^ P^-'’    proposal    was    Uvered to the Czech Foreign Minings to open Aug. 30.    ¡    down    55-16.    Then    the    Senate    ¡    istry in Prague three days ago. i Just before the Senate adjourned    P®'’    69-4.    Later,    it suggested that any dispute over passed a bill to give 14 million government employes an average 5 per cent pay raise. The administration position was that such a raise should go hand in hand with legislation to boost ^ nnciai r.fo.    .f IK,,    ■ ^hc Slate LX*partment de clared radar proved neither Amer-icazi aircraft left the U.S. zone at any time. Knowland made a futile effort The d e p a * V nienfs strongly e- for its indefinite ^ acation. Know- House without debate—passed ■ the ciaim be placed before the I — ¡the measure on a voice vote. Internaticwial Court of Justice In connection with the pay raise The U S. claimed $235,349 for the! squabble. Democratic Sen. Edwin'plane and equipment: $25.034 for C. Johnson of Colorado, who is tfw “willful and unlawful conduct' retirmg voluntarily at the end of of the Czechoslovak government”; this year, tried to hand his col- $10.000 for the pilot, hospitalized leagues a goodby present. But in-1 by the jump, and $1.000 for the stead of thanking him for the ges- second pilot. Capt. Donald C Smith ture, his fellow senators recoiled in of Marysville. Ohio, who evaded I the MlGs and returned to his base He offered an amendment to in-! unharmed, crease the salaries of Congress j Heretofore, the Czechs have in-meml)ers and federal judges from | sisted the MIGs fired in self-deienae the present $15,000 a year to $25,-, after Brown s plane crossed into It High! Rain, Then Again It High! Nol Shhhhh! We don t want to repeat this loo loudly. Bui the weatl>ennan says those ckHids ho\ cring around Abilene may possibly come through with some thundershowers Saturday afternoon and evening. And they’ll t>e pretty gotxl ones, if they hit, the U. S Weather Bureau says But don’t go talking that too ItHKily. \ou niig.u .spcnJv those clouds and send them stampeding up to the northwest again Mcxst of the ram recordtxi by the IcK'al weather bureau Friday went from Big Spring to about 150 nuies norihwe.st of there. Six Nation Talks End On Sad Note BRUSSELS, Belgium (it—Unable to agree' after two days of hard bargaining, the foreign ministers i of France and five other West Eu-' ropean nations make a last-ditch i try today to salvage the European army plan. The ministers wound up a mara- i thon eight-hour session early this morning after hours of glown and threats of deadlock over France’s i proposed changes in the Eurooean Defense Community Treaty. West Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg already have ratified the pact. France and Italy have not.    j Unwilling to admit defeat, the ! foreign ministers assigned a committee of defense, legal and econ-wnic experts to meet again today to try' working out details of a compromise proposed by Belgian Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak. Compromise Plan The ministers planned to take up the cwnpromise plan in an afternoon session. This probably will MR. SCRIB.MA.N PRESIDE.NT—Airman 3.C. George be the final attempt at a settle-^ Dohn, Union Gap, Wash., plays at being president as he | ment in the parley, which had tries out the chair President Eisenhowir will use to conduct business when he vacations in Colorado. Dohn and other Lowry AFB airmen have been cleaning the second floor administration offices which will be used by the President. Ike Leaves for Work-Play Vacation at Colorado Site OOt). Czechoslovakia aixf rvfusixl to land Democrats, Rcpublicar^ and Sen as ordered. •Morse of Dregon. the Senate s lone The iinusuaUy sharp U S, note independent.,ro.se in frantic oppo- accused Czechixslovakia of ■ malic-sition. Several note« the upcoming iously” and w ithout cause directmg fbe ne.xt Congress. W.ASHINGTON I'P—President Ei-1 M 0 n d a y and Aug. 30. Other senhower left Washingtwi this 1 speeches are planned for Sep-1 morning for a work-and-play stay , tember. in Colorado, where he’ll plan a been scheduled to end yesterday. Spaak’s formula calls for taking up unsettled issues after France and Italy have ratified the treaty. But French Premier Pierre Men-des-France feels a pledge to reopen negotiations iater is not enough to help him get EDC ap-nroved by th« balky French Parliament. Only Spai^ seemed optimistic after the breakup erf the long session this nwming. He said, “We W’ent through all the questirms with<Hit reaching a deadlock” and added he still had “scwne hope.” Mendw-France WE’LL HAVE DIN.NER READY, MOMMY—The first married hostess in Braniff Airways’ 26-year history, Mrs. J. E. Johnson, Carrollton, Tex., near Dallas, waves goodbye to her two children, her husband and his mother as she prepares to take off. Like some other married hostesses, she volunteered for temporary duty because of a Ijoost in the line’s travel caused by increased summer business and a strike on another major line. All married hostesses are on the Chicago-Dallas non-stop run. They leave after breakfast dishes are done and return in time for dinner. 'Jury'“' " •    • In Senate Probe of McCarthy W.ASHINGTON UP-The senatorial “jury’’ that probed the McCarthy-.Army controversy planned a major effort today behind closed doors to break through barriers of discord arxd agree upon a verdict. Chairman Muock tR-SDL who presided at the hearii^s by the Senate Investigations subcommittee. said failure to agree would mean a lapse of weeks or mwiths before the group’s seven mem- electiw and hinted the voting pub-. tlie attack. It ternnxl • conirar>- to lie might n(g take kindly to a last- the truth” Czech asLsertions that told rep<Mders. Colorado, where he’ll plan a! Another sign that preparations I weTGemaf^Chaii?£    meet    again. .^peaking campaign to help fellow for the fall election campaign al’\4denauer emercimz fmm    '    Prospects    for    agreement “are Republicans win firmer control of ready are gathering speed was Ei-    «=aid    ‘Vh^t    ‘ senhower’s agreement to sandwich >    expect    at    such    a    bad’    Mundt    told    a news confer- mmule. self-voted congressional the American jets flew into Czeeho-' Airport aboard his plane, the Copay raise In the end. Johnson Slovakia, ignored an order to land lumbine, for the 64-hour flight to Th President and Mrs Eisen- into the brief space between break-1 time** bower left Washington National picture-taking with 39 GOP House withdrew his amendment. and opened fire. Shivers, Yarborough Press Stump-Speaking Vote Drives Denver. As the President paused in his short walk to the gangway to speak to an acquaintance. Mrs, Eisenhow er turned back to say i candidates. One of Eisenhower’s first shores ence last night. Sen. McCleUan of Arkansas, Democrat on the ..tibcom-not rattf.ed the treaty. 27 months    considers    it    is    "not possible to agree” today. He’s wTiting a proposed statement of what he thinks the hearings showed By BRKE HKNDERNO.N Associated Press Staff With election day one wtx'k off. Guv. Allan Sliivers and Ralph Yarborough pi essed UK‘ir stuin|>-si>eak-ing vote drives Saturday VarbortHigh «»aid Friday bight Shivers i.s a.sking Texans "to accept the one-man state" Shivers said Vartxirough us ’ chasing left-wing butterflu's “ The two are opjXMM'nt.s for the DenKxratic gulHunatoria! noinina-tiob to he decided ui a runoff primary election next Saturday Shivers camjiaigikd Satiuday at Alvm, .Angleton and Freei>or1.Yarborough swung through Clevelaml. Conroe. Hunl.sviUe, Crockett and Centei ville and was to sf»eak at a rally in Palestine Saturday night. Both stumped the industrial coast Friday. Shivers \ isited Texas City. Dickinson. l«imarque and Galveston. Yartiorough went to Orange. l*ort .Arthur and Beaiunonl. Yarbwough dtniared at a Beau-rnoik night rally Sfiivers “is asking the people of Texa.s to accept the «le m.ui slate—an alien idea un lost their liberties Shivers told a night rally at Gal-’ said, veslon Yarborough “was always chasing something and this time he’s chasing left wing butterflies." Shivers said *’the eyes of the nation” are on this eltxtion—that it ksn’l an issue of individual candidates but ideas of government. Both .speecht*s were broadcast statewide. Yarborough said insuiance com- I to he left out in the ct>ld,” Shivers ( e fi . ,    signed, and Mendes- on    arrival will be to draft a half- _ France savs    it never will unless hour    speech on what he regards ; his proposals    are accepted. as    administraUon    accomplish- j He wants,    among manv other u .    .4    ..t*    » ments.    |    things, to delay for eight    ^ . ....    .    .    ..    .1    The speech will be televised on i the supranational features of EDCj that Im in a hurry while Pho-^^jj    broadcast    over    "hereby an internaUonal commis- tographers Uwk their customary    j    p    Mcmdav.    i    lariat would make administrative departure pictures.    |    decisions cm defense for all mera- The President wore a browTi | mission at 10 p m. NBC and MBS ^ nations. suit, shoes and tie and hat to match. The First Lady traveled in a grey outfit. will rebroadcast it at 10:30 p.m. Among bills the President will study at Denver are those carry’- German Coatrois Some senators have said privately there his been delaying friction within the subcommittee, some of it because of sheer weariness in the hard grind <oi the Congress windup, and smne due to resenl- craft took off under gray, ram laden clouds, to carry a group of White House aides and officials who will staff the chief executive’s Shners said    his    opponent    was largely backtni by groups sympathetic to communism He said Texas highways are aintmg the nation’s best and that he wanttx! to    , .    „    ^    _    .    r* point out reUwtns in the Texas prison sy.stem made during hts ¡    Denver    ,    ,    „    , administration.    «    resident left the capU ...    .    ,    ..    ’    tal.    he    was obviouslv pleased with ..............  ,    '“■■»x«™«*'    -«'J    „3,,    i^jrtslaüve    pwttm pañíes whicii were "fleecing the    nu^uite    to jtet    Congress    session    that l*g.le of Texas" are "cardboard'    ^ c<«tpames popped tH. by Governor I    ««e    mterests    of .Shivens- Insurance Conanrss.on-!7"^" P«’'«"™ is working in border counties for Shivers. A second plane w as waiting at    the administration s farm, the airport when the presidential j atomic energy and social security ment against alleged efforts to It is thimigh this device that i “steer” the findings. Meanwhile, Chairman Watkins der which Kui\Hk\ui countries have i^ hi.s proini.ses. somelKxiy is going ail three of its membtnw were appointed by hun” Earlier, at Orange, tlie .Austin attorney and fonner district judge said if elected he would immediately "remove Shivers’ appointed” insurance c o in nu s siontn s and “clean ig) tlie msurance mess in Texas” Shivers tokJ a ciowd estimated at 5.000 on Galveston’s Stewart Beach that Yai borough’s own supporters “realize that he ha.s talked out of both sides of his mouth” “If he even tries to keep half was adjourned last night White House aides claimed the chief executive batted about 84 t>er cent in the congressional sessiwi , which adjourned last night. They Shivers declared Yarliorough is passage of 54 of 65 adminis- t ration proposals by a closely divided Senate and House added up to a “pretty good” average. About a score of the Eisenhower-supported measures remained to programs and a measure to outlaw the Communist party and strip Red-infiltrated labor unions of have won legislative approval of the other nations would be given \ controls over Germany to prevent a rebirth of nationalistic militarism. Envoys of the four nations which action by the Senate. Mundt said if members of the McCarthy-Army “Jury” can’t agree on a report now he will ask them to choose imm ammg these possible courses: 1. Recess until sometime after mid-September, when he would caU them back into session, 2. Call off negotiatíom utrtil the Senate reconvenes—which it plans —in the fall or winter to receive the Watkins ccxnmittee’s report. 3. Let the Republicans and Democrats try to agree on separate reports by mail pc IH. 4. Have each member — four Repu’aiicans and three Democrats —write a separate verdict, and file them together as a single document. Mundt tern^ this the least desirable of the four. The hearings were a public airing of charges by the .Army that McCarthy and Roy M. Cohn, the subcommittee’s former chief counsel, h««l sought by imprt^r means to g« favored treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a drafted sub-couMTuttee aid. McCarthy and Cohn countercharged that Secretary of the .Army Stevens and Army Counselor R-Utah> of a special bipartisan : John G Adams had used Schine their legal standing before the National Labor Relations Board. the unified army plan say they can’t accept anything that would Eisenhower plans to make at i require their parliaments to con-least four speeches during the six sider it anew, weeks or so he is to be away from The French revisions, which Washington    |    change    EDC    into    little    more .As they did last year, the Ei-'    «    fix^aUon    coalitkw.^^c^^^^ scnhowers will stay at the Denver “ashameii of Texas” and is trying to talk Texas into a depression wiHMi there are more people on the payroll than ever before in the state’s history. Beftwe his beadi speech. Shivers j be signed. The President ordered spiike to a rally* of an estimated I tlie.ie and a lot of other unfinished l.iXK) .Negroes Shivers retnuHed business put aboard his plane, the Columbine, for the 64-hour flight ern slopes of the Rockies. before the Negroess his stand against desegregation in public to INmver schools He said it is best for the The President also arranged to races to continue as they are doing take aknig sf>eech - writing as-now.    I    sistants and material Rm- talks home of Mrs. Eisenhower's mother, Mrs. John S. Doud. The President will have an office at nearby Lowry .Air Force Base, where he expects to spend several hours each day at work before driving ly wmild require new- parliamentary action. On this issue there seems to be little chance of compromise. Italy is in the lineup against the Frwic* revisions. Committees eg the Italian Parliament already have made their reports cm EDC. c*immitiee that will hold a new* and wider uivesiigation of McCarthy*. scheduled a conference with McCarthy’s lawyer to discuss procedural and other matters. Watkins said he does not plan to propose a postponement of his group's pi^)lic hearings fmm their scheduled .Aug. M starting date, but that he does not rule out the possibility that the subject will be mentioned. The special commiiiee wfill look into charges leveled at McCarthy as possible grounds for censure as a ‘ hostage” in efforts to check-mare subcommuiee mvesiigaiion of the .Arnvy. Each side swwe to the truth of its accusatKms and denied under oath the other's accusations. Mundt said the main obstaci# to wTfting a report on hearings, which ended Juiw 17, has been “not enough time to sit down md pool our thinking.” He said there is a “very wida area of agreement” about fixing responsibility among the princi-paki in the dispute. inessman. That’s near Fraser. 70 miles west of I'ienver on the west- CONTESTANT CRAWLS TO WIN — Another championship has been decided in the toddler set. Ronald Blechner, 18 months, is the fastest crawler in the country. He won the crown in the annual tiny tot track championship at Palisades Park, N.J. Oradlt ehampiona vm the crawl stroke paced by mirrors held in front of them. That speeds their pace and keeps them in the proper lane. Ronald won a $1000 U. S, Savings Bond and a oig kixss from bis mother. Mrs. Lolande Blechner, Bronx, N.Y. shown at right, for hit afforta THE WEATHER I S DEP.XWTMKVT Of rUMMERCK WK.VTHKR RIRVAl VBTl.KNt:    XM>    VIl’lMTV    -    P»ilb ckiudx vrtth mild    Maximum <<>mpirratur« for loAn) %. k»«a for touiihl ra. Hush for Sun<i*.T » NORTH CFNTRAL TEX.VS — Fartljr cktuvLv UiU aftmiooa. tonkcWt and Sunday with scattarrd thundrrahow-wni No impt'r-tant trmpwalur» rhan«««. WK>T TE.X.AS T’artl.’r cloudy Ui* altertHwm. tontxht and Sunda.> wUh toat-t<<r«d thundrrshowrr* lA>cal thuadrrctorma tn ranhandlr and Stuiih Flataa tonuiht. CiWilcr tn ranhandl* Sundaj KViiT and SOI TH CKNTRXl, TKXX.S Partly ckutdi ;md warm thta aR<mooa tonWChl and Sunday wtth w>d«ly scattc-rwl Utundor»lw>v»tHw. Modfprat^b to kK-ally frrah ai.>uUi aM aouthrast wutda UR tha TRMrRRVTi RKS to thi Chtro- Hill c,*intrr Club |    was    expbctad    this for golf.    fgji He also plans to get in ^me ^ jipaak said today his compro-trovR fishmg m the ranch of his j p|^ embraced three steps: friend Aksel Nielsen. Denver bus- j \ conference declaration accepting certain French reviskms. 2. A conference directive to the! Council of Ministers, after EDC is; formed, to implement other revi-! sions pr<HK>sed by France    i 3 A new foreign ministers meeting sotm to re-examine any remaining differences 30 Points .Made His pnxH\sals invi^ved 30 tKHnt.s, tk«jd,v wHh avattmd thuadrrahow*r* Sal, t    «„¡J    - urday an*riHH>ii and Bijtht. Sunday narib :    Btigian minister Said, and a “certain number" had been agreed upon already. He declined to disclose what they were. Others were more gloomy. One informant, for instance, said not one mayw French amendment had be«wi accepted The United States appeared to be edging into the ring y^terday. David K. Bruce. U S. special am-liassador for Eun>pean integration projects, asrived in Brussels last night from Paris. His activities were kept secrrt. Earlier, Mendes France called on Frederick M. Alger Jr.. .American ambassador to Belgium, to give him a,^reptMrt on the progress of the talks The Brussels newspaper Le Peu-pie said U S. Secretary of i^te Dulles cabled the French Premier urging him to keep working for the succees (rf FIX', but thia could not be coBftrmed from acar otiier source. Fn V M »3 <W ■H 8Î . . »1 its 101 »-'■ M n s«t A M « S3 •l T» 7« TS «3 •S 1 » «:3d    . 3:3»    .. ^ 4.3» . .. S» .. 4:3»    . T . «3» 9:3» If W . 11:3« 13:» Huck itBd ktwr Umi>rr*turm fwr fl htmn at • » am.; » nmâ 7t Htfii am3 tow t#mp*r«tur«« mim Sat« toiA YMr; n and tl ütawM« lM4    V.«.    Smtm to day «:*7 •„». l^wwt ton^t VtlT fm-aiMK»m«i«r FMdlMI M t;W «.M. «Ria Rolatiwo atoBMRsr at *:M «.». BY CONGRESS Social Security Bill Extended W.ASHINGTON JB—Congress has voters will not forget that the pas.ied a bill liberalizing and ex- system originated under a Demo-tending the social security system ! cratk* administration and Congresji just about as President Eisen- and that the fiemocratic party has hovver wanted    j    fought to expand it. The measure aroused some pre-, The bill will extend social .secu-adjournment political bickering, rity coverage to nearly all working but both House and Senate shouted ’ {>eople in America, whether they approval of a compromise versitm j are employed by others or art late yesterday and the bill—final self-employed. The biggest new group brought majiM* legislation oi the 8Srd Con gross—went to Eisenhower for his ejipected signature. It will increase present and future benefits to retired persons and survivors, 'boost taxes to finance the higher pay ments and bring an into the system comprises 3,800,000 farmers and 2,100,000 additional farm hands. Faim coverage aroused a last-minute controversy in the Senate additiimal iO million persons under over the bill as finally worked up the 20-year-old system.    ;    by    a    Senate-House    conference.    The This was one of the key bills in the Eisenhower legislative program and one frtHU which the Republicans e.xpect to reap a harvest. Particularly is this true since the increased payments to 64 million persons now on the rolls will go out about th# first of Octobei, when the fall campaign for control of Ccagrees will be in ftiil swing. Democrats, bowtver, intial Ibe Senate had excluded farm <Hwa-tors, but House conferees stood firm (HI this point and finally w«m political! over to their side the three Senate I Hepublicaii conferees. Sen. George «D-Gau senior Democratic conferee, was not happy about the outcome. He shouted to the S«ate that social security was Intended to protect industrial work* ^ and UM like, but never tha sd{-enqdoy«L auch at tennera. ;