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   Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - August 25, 1954, Abilene, Texas                                 Clear To  Portly Cloudy  Wh Abilene  FINAL  'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" Byron  VOL. LXXIV, NO. 71  Âê$ocioied Preti (AP)  ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUG. 25, 1954—TWENTY-FOUR PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS  PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10«  TICKET TAKER—Campaigning for “Queen of Centen-  nial of Texas Education” is Bobbie Jo Looney. Queen will be one who sells most tickets, and Bobbie Jo’s idea of how to sell them doesn’t seem too “Looney” as Dallas policeman C. F. Shankles makes a purchase.  BUT SOME ARE SKEPTICAL  Women Have Nice Talk With Sauceron  OSLO    Norwegian worn- the man appeared very friendly,  en claim they not only had a close and stepped toward us.”  UK>k at a flying saucer but they    ^    addressed    him    In  .0 H.S    English.,    French.    Oerman.    and  haired” pilot.  have launched an inve.stigation.  The two women. Mrs. Aasta Solvang and her sister Edit Jacobsen. said the saucerman popped out at them from behind some hushes last Friday near Mofjell, in northern Norway,  Their story was published yesterday by the local paper Nordlands F-dkeblad.  This was the sisters’ account:  *'\Ve were picking berries when'; iuddenly & dark man with long and hair — but otherwise looking very much like an ordinary human be  seem to  Norwegian ‘‘He didn't understand a word."  The stranger then attempted to  Jackson Says Anti-Red Bills Need Revision  WASHINGTON WV- Sen. Jack-1 son (D-Wash) proposed today that j the 84th Congress take time to do "a thorough and resolute" job in revising the laws curbing Communists, including a bill signed yesterday by President Eisenhower.  Eisenhower said in signing a measure which would strip the Communist party of its legal rights that further study will be required to determine its full impact on the enforcement of laws already on the books!  As one of the Democrats who helped pul across the measure in the face of Republican opposition to attaching it to another bill, Jackson said he regards the legislation as being open to possibly extensive revisions when the next Congress meets.  No Hearings Held  "I hope that when we return in January we can do a thorough and resolute job in dealing with the Communist problem," he said. "The action Congress took on this particular bill was hasty and done without holding any public hearings.  "By January we should have some positive comment by the. Justice Department on the work-1 ability of the new law and how it affects other statutes."    '  Jackson said he and other Dem-. ocrats who suddenly came up with a proposal to outlaw the Communist party had no intention of hampering the operations of the Internal Security .^ct, under which the Justice Department is attempting to force the registration of all Communists.  Bill May Help  Eisenhower said in signing the bill that he was satisfied that its terms "were not intended to im-  Rioting Mobs Storm Brazil's Air Ministry  me stranger men aueinpvcu lu • ^ abrogate any portion of GRIEF IN RIO — People outside the presidential palace grounds m Rio de Janeiro communicate by drawing "circles ^ Internal Security Act or the express grief following the suicide Tuesday of President Getulio Vargas. All schools and what looked like pictures of    under    which    the    and Dublic buildings were ordered closed following Vargas’ death.  leaders of the Communist party ----------------------------------------------  paper. The stranger finally led them to his craft, which looked like "two deep saucers sandwiched together," about 15 feet  acroiss.  The mysterj man opened a batch   crawled into the disc. Moment« later the craft "rt«e from the ground and began rotating.  ing — came out from behind some; first slowly, then increasingly fast-bushe.s.    er." Then, suddenly, it disap-  "We were frightened at fir.d, but peared at an "incredible speed.”  More  Vow,  Taxes Foe's Shivers Soys  GEORGETOWN fw-CrOV, Allan Shivers chided Ralpii Yarborough tuday about his camixiign vows and declared that ‘'the thing he IS really prirtnising you is a .«ales tax and a state imome tax ” Speaking from a fliB bed truck under the shade of a pecan tree. Naivers siiid hi.« iHH^iment in the  my opponent ' Yarborough> is elected. Parr would get Sapet a piirdon.  Sliivers .«aid Yarborough said in Brownwood in a cami>aign speech  ar<» now being prosecuted and that they may prove helpful in several respects.”  Congress finally passed the bill in somewhat amended form after administration protests that the original Democrat-sponsored version would hamper its efforts  against the Reds.    Absentee    voting    in    the    $850.000  A Communist party spokesman    county bond election Sept. 18 will    j    HOUSTON <.ft—A confident Ralph  said the measure will be attacked    begin next Monday and continue    ,    Yarborough carried his guberna-  in the courts as unconstitutional!    through Sept 14, accwding to the    i    torial campaign into Centra! and  and that meanwhile the organtza-'    County Clerk Mrs. Chester Hutch-    North Texas today after charging  that Gov. Allan Shivers is being  County Bond Voting Staled  Yarborough Soys Gamblers Bock Foe  2 Hurt os Troops Fire on Attackers  RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP>—Violence flared in Brazil’s capital today immediately after a plane departed {or southern Brazil with the body of Getulio Vargas. Troops fired on a crowd trying to attack the Air Ministry. Two persons were injured.  Vargas, the country’s strong man, chose yesterday to give up his presidency bv suicide rather than force. He fired a bullet through his heart after 58 Air Force and Army generals forced the 71-year-old political leader to resign.  This morning while Armv troops stood by, thousands of Brazilians followed the body of Vargas from the presidential palace to the city’s downtown airport. The plane took off for southern Brazil, where Vargas will be buried in an unblessed grave.  Afterward a crowd gathered in front of the Air Ministry. Air Force personnel and the crowd became involved in a dispute and troops were rushed to the scene. Shots were fired in an attempt to restore order.  The troops also prevented the crowd from attacking an automobile carrying Air|    ~ ^  Force officers.  U.S. diolomatio buildings and Unllff  Nets$1,819 To Fight Polio  Pops’ Parade on Polio by noon Wednesday had added $1,819 to the Emergency March of Dimes, Chairman Alex Bickley reported.  At least a quarter of the 94 solicitors had not yet turned in their reports, Bickley said.  S<wne did not get around to their stops during the two-hour cam-Obviously, too, the rioters were i paign Tuesday, and solicitation  finns, as well as newspapers which . opoosed Vargas, were major targets.  Rioters burned the office of the Diarios Associados publishing and radio chain in Porto Alegre, on the Atlantic Coast, heavily damaged the U.S. consulates in Beio Horizonte ^ Porto Alegre, and hurled rocks through the windows of the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy in Rio.  Many rioters, apparently sparked by the Communists as well as traditional anti-U.S. feelings, blamed the United States for fomenting the crisis ixiiich brought Vargas’ downfall.  Incited by Letter  nal bid for votes in the state’s populous county.  He had begun the day’s schedule  incited b the 600-word suicide letter Vargas wrote just before Ms death yesterday, in which he ^>oke ot “a a^erranean campaign international grouos joif^ with national groups rev'Olt-ing against the regime ol workers’ guarantees  lion will "continue to function as a legal party."  Red Unions Curbed  The bill the President signed represented a consolidation of the Communist party provision with a measure which originally dealt with Cwnmunist-infiltrated labor unk>ns.  That section of the measure would deprive Communist-infilirat-  is to deten.nine supported by a Galveston gambi- j Saturday regardless of the size of  eson.  The election  whether bond issues shall be auth- ing ring.    |    the statewide vote. In the late af-  onzed for three propc^itions. One After a morning speet'h at Bry-; ternoon he campaigned briefly in is for $600.000 for establishment an. Yarborough was to fly to i Galveston and then spoke before of a fairgrounds on old municipal. Wichita Falls before moving on to | ^ crowd of abiHit 600 in the City  With a Houston press conference War II, Vargas had been a staunch    . . J;.    . demand«  during which he predicted victory aUv of the United States, first i    aemancK  airport    lands. Another    is    for    is-,    Tyler for a night    rally. He is to  suance    of $150,000 for    courthouse    spend tomorrow    in San Antonio  improvement bonds. The    third    is    and conclude his    campaign with  a telecast from    Dallas Friday  , for $100,000 in bonds for t'ounly i Jail improvements. Each propi^i-1 night, ed unicms of their legal standing tion will be vexed on separately. j A crowd estimated at 2,500 was before the National Labor Rela- i    Persons who    expect to be aw ay ; in Houston’s    city    auditorium    last  tions Board fcwr collective bargain- *    on election day    may vote absentee, i night    as    Yarborough    made    his fi-  a    few    week.«    ago    that    "we    fired, jjog purposes. The Subversive Ac-    Those already    away may secure —'    —  the    regular    guard    and    sent    some    tivities Control Board would de-'    ballots by maU    and vote by mail  hully down there to beat that fel- which unions were infiltrated, ■ Physically disabled person.« also low up and make him admit Uiat.    findings    subject    to    court    ? vote bv mail if ballots are  review.  THE WEATHER  Saturday runoff for governor    ^j, ^vcuse the Ian-  • promise« everyihmg you want,    ^ plain, unmitigated  ju.«t like a man going arourxl in ;    -• Shivers sixvke deliberately,  a revolving doi>r    =    crowd    cheered and clapped.  r,v..r,»r on the ctxirthou..,. square^    ,  li.is sant he » w tonig to (irn suu ^    invd.gattnn. >'*  emplo.w, but lh.nl it tho    ,    .    j    ^    abiienk    ami    ncism - cwa.  for him i\ arbomugh * their jobs * >ou wi«ii iw mem uo    ck»ud>    uxi«t    and    u>ni£iit    Thoraday  U uiH h*» «nil'    i    turning    the reins of govemmem |»artb cteudy with aratured alwwera. Wa\>-  J^ii. die goveriHH- ^iid. i.« ‘ the; «ver to a man who wwUI call off,;-  accwnpanied by a certificate of their physician to the effect that they are imable to go to the polls Notices of the bond election have been posted in public places ^ in each of the 38 voting precincts | OrvUie Cox. of the county, Mrs. Hutcheson .«aid. [ w ill arrive in  Valley Lawyer Here Tonight  Hall auditorium at Texas City.  Yarborough said that while in Galveston he was given a copy of a sample ballot which had been distributed there.  He told the Houston audience:  "It was the ticket of a big gambling ring down there. They are beating the drum for Allan Shivers."  .\t Texas City he said;  "Shivers' name heads the ticket but of course it doesn’t say it is the ticket of international racketeers.”  Gooos CaUed Out  against Germany ark! later against communism.  Brazil’s new President, ^year-old Joao Cafe Filho, who automatically stepped up from the vice presidency, is regarded similarly kvorable to the United States.  Eight days of mourning were decreed throughout the nation.  An estimated 100,000 oi the Brazilian masses from whom Vargas since 1930 had drawn his great si^port filed throughout the night  will continue until all of these places have been covered, he added.  The "pops" called on local bus-inessnen in an attempt to augment the emergency drive.  Funds of the NatkMial Foundation ffflr Infantile Paralysis have been depleted due to the vaccine  upon them this year.  Saturday local Jaycee-Efies will join the march with a balloon sale on six    street corn  ers from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m.  The customer will name his own price, they say.  The P(H^ Parade was designed to correspond to the Mothers* March during the regular fund drive, Bickley said.  ‘The response and enthusiasm exhibited by workers was excep-  past the bier in the presidential 1^    ‘    came  palace. They waited for hours in through m good style.  double lines stretched f<w 10 blocks «1 both sides of the street j outside.  I Yesterday s violent demonstra-I tions ended in Rio as night feU. 1 Armed guards and cavafiy coa-  fheapot. dnlu’«t pohtieul trick 1 j that investigation, he^aid.  hAvo etor .swn “    1  "TlH're IS ju.«t (MU' thing wrong    .«upport    \arborough.  with that.” bhivcr.« said, "he won't have the .«ay so''  Shivei*s s*«d Texas has Uie sixth kiwert tax rate among Use Klates and has money in the bank "The olhtT day my o^H>oavent »aid we ought to be a.«hanu‘d ot that monev in the bank, ashamed  of our thrift.” Shivers said. "He T^e weatherman s  stxm as you    damp    air    in    from    the  liulf Coa.«t is due to set off scattered thundershowers over the  Showers Forecast Here Thursday  Rain is sche*iuled to fall in West Central Texas Thur.«day after-  Th»rMlA.v tJi Ui* lovr iO«  NORTH CKNTRAL and WEST TEXAS -Panb cloodj til»« «R»nB«m, tMitght and Thur*da> wtOi «idalY «catt«r«d. anrnHwn and «vanlng tliund«r«liow4>r» rX.«T and .SOITH CENTRAL TEXAS r*riLv cktudy «tth a»d«Iy »caU«r«d thun-dprahovrvr«  High Court Upholds Contempt Citation  Mc-AUiia attorney, .\bilene by plane late Wednesilay on belialf of the campaign of Gov. .\llan Shivers.  He wiU speak over KRBC-TV at 10:15 p.m.  Cox wiU reply to remarks by WesiAKH) attorney. Garland SmiUi, who spoke here last week in re-  tinued to patrol the streets. In Porto Alegre the military took control at the request of the state oixkr at  Al'STlN u^-A dLstrict court or-,    .    ,, ,,  der holding L. H. Odtnn in con-' to the Rio Graiule ^al|ey  tem|H for refusing to answer a  He also charged that prkff to his arrival in Galvesttm “goon squads” had gone into the business district to tell people not to goveriwH- “to maintain show up at his rallies.    whatever    price  ‘ The petóle of Texas are not going to be beat down by th« boss-j ism that gels its orders out of Austin.” he said. He later said corruption in Austin is wxvrse than  Cafe Works Fariousiy PreskieM Cafe worked furiously to dissipate the crisis which began building up after the murder Aug.  He urged solicitors with money still out to get it in quickly. Solicitors were frcHti seven local service clubs.  Mortician to Pay For Any Ghosts  WEST HtMXYWOOD. Fk. tift — .An undmaker here offers a $1,000 reward for bhe capture of ghosts, dead or alive.  Alan Wright says his new funeral chapel has birred fears  TE.WPERXTrRK»  said Wt\lncs-  wanti. to «tH‘iid it. As fcpend y**u have got U»    turn the  vlireì and tax and tax .Hillvere dtvlared UuU    ”a« k«ig    ,  as I am vour goverimr. there is ednesd.iv is  gimis to bo a salos tax or a.    >»    -  »tate invxMiie tax,”  Slitvers carruxl his eaiiqiaign from here into Bell and McUmnan counties.  He declared in an addres.« last flight it w A»s an unmitigatid lie i that a bully w.is .«ent to gtH a Htatement from Marto JS.q>et, convicted in a South Texas munler. j Shivers made the spt'ech to some 4,000 persons at a Brownvvtxxi rally last night. Today he carnei! his campaign for governor in Satur-  Tu«^ p « »1  n  n  M  'TZ  »7  M  «4  i:  «1  W««d A M, i  due to remain  I m .  J »    ......  3:30    .......  43«    ....  SM ....  ..    «30  7.10 • M 9.30 10 »  11.»  12:30  BarometM rratlmg at Vî:3t^ p m it V RiUil\f humidit> at lì 30 pm 41    1  Hish and fcjtb lampfratur« R>r *4 hi*ura i amted at « 3« a m . »4 and 74 dafraaa JUOst  m  T9  7*  TS  II  IM  iT  41  40  subpoena w as upheld yesterday by the State Supreme Court.    *  Odom had been subpoenaed to answer questions concerning the bankrupt General .American Cas-Uxdty Co. in a hearing before a di.strict court master in chancery here  j Dist Judge Jack Roberts held j Odom in contempt w hen he re-I iu«ed to honor the subpoena. The Supreme Court's decision upheld Roberts.  1U.K1 deal, on Bh.ch Shivers netted >"  the Civil War.  •it is time to take the lid off and see what five years of Repul> hcanism done to this state,” he said.  Yarborough said the crowds his  a profit of $425.01X3,  Smith filed several cases fw dxunages as a re.«uit of Gov. Shivers’ sale of iin ^Hion he held on the Rio Grande Valley land. Cox is defense attorney in those cases.  5 of an air force major dunrtg an ; a m o n g the superstitkna that assassination attempt on anti-Var- j ghosts wil come to town alimg gas editor Carios Lacerda.    with    his    activuies.  smith spoke here last week con-' stump speeches have been draw-ceming Shivers’ testimony in a | ing is indication of victory m Sat-  deposuion taker hvr use in these cases.  Pork Board Asks Higher Budget, Less Responsibility  for the ciy to take over part of the Invard’s maintenance   ^    .    work    and    hike    the    annual    park  day's runoff primary up Cent raí: budget was made Tue.«day hy the  Texas through G(H»rgetovvn into Bell County—where ho- opponent, Ralph Yariwrough, ran strong in the first primary-and on to Waco lor four residential gathering.«  Shivers brought up South Texas. Duval County and it.« controver.«ial political leader. George I’arr. in Brownwood. where Sai>et was iritnl and convicted in the .«hooting of Jacob FUiyd Jr. of Alice The youth’s father ha.« said it was « political shooting meant for him Parr Pardon .Seen Shivers said Sapet had told a guard in the penitentiary that if  Uark and Public Recreation Btvard  The panel voted to a.«k the city  to  (11 Assume maintainance of Iwulevards, TAP Railway right-of-way. federal lawn and all .«treet intersection.«  Approve a bustget of $100.* tXiO for the park board's work in the fiscal year beginning Ck^t I. 19x54  At present Uie board has charge of all the city parks and playgrounds in addition to the above project*  I The requeited buditi wuukl es-  ceed the last one by $lS.f»00 I’lie City Commisisim approved an $86.-6(X1 budget for parks for the fiscal year just ending.  Mr.s Guy Caldwell, i>ark board chairman, has written City Manager .Austin P Hancock of the panel’s reque.sts. J^e pvvinted out that the Ivoard had originally asked for a II»?,000 budget Of that $126,000. it was ixvssible to delete the $16.0(XI capital ex-l>enditure.« item. .sin<se a bond is sue has been approveil Turning over the specified maintenance jobs to the city wtHiki allow another $10,000 reduction, Mrs. Caldwell wrote She added that the budget would still need to be increased over the prmmi yoar’a. Sht aaid thia is  due to higher o|x?rating eosUs ami replacement of worn machinery Funds for the park program will be included in the over-all city budget. The amount is uncert.Tin as yet  Airline Merger Argument Delayed  Ora! xii'gument on tlie protxised merger Puweer and Continen* t.i! Airluifs has Innni postponed in Washington. D. C. from Sept, 2 to Sept. 8.  I'he CivT Aeronautics Board no t if led Abilene Chiurdier ‘rf Commerce M.4na¿er J.ic Ci-oley of the change Wminesviay morning.  urday’s runoff primary.  He said over 3.000 people heard him Thursday night in Laredo, | "1 had been advised not to buck ; the Webb County political ma-1 chine, ” he said. * but it wa*« the first ‘Freedom Rally’ to be held there in 22 years.”  Smear Cantpalgo Charged Yarborough also said Shivers has run a campaign fUled with "viUification. smear and totalitarian techniques.”  • I hear every day vrf some man who has been fired because he has supported me." he said. "That is a totalitarian technique ”  The Au,stin attorney said the gov-  Æ«    i  ertson will submit a written state-  nunit to membv'rs the board Public hearing on the whole bud-!    Abilene    supports    the  get will b«‘ held Sept. 17 at 9 a m . j    .    .    .  hy th, Cily    i    T"* “■''f  Prior to that tme. cvmimission I»'®-'"-ers plan to hold an informal dis cussion cm budget matters x ity Manager HanciK'k has the re-.pon sibility of recommending a budget for all purposes to the vMmmis sion  HanciK'k .«aid Wednesday he has fini.shod a rough draft of the budget, but doe.«n’t know what dis position to make oi Uie park re-, quest  to end the lO-mimth-old strike sit- ■ uation in Port .Arthi^ "    |  He reiveated a promise that, if ; elected, he will .«ettle the strike ; within 30 days after conferring vith ail parties involved in the ;  K irl'.er In t ie vcar both May ; dispute, or vliuUn m\A    Robcri.svMi    aiH>cared    ; He said that Shivers has all the,  beiou-    the board    in    .«iqipor:    of    the    ’ legal innver necvled to settle the j  ! strike but has used Port Arthur Mav >r GxMlm and Rigvertson am- Us a pditical football he can kick  Uu’tal both airlines rev'ently to see if they thought Iheir presence in siHH»ort ^vf the n’ vger would be necessary. Cooley said The hearing had originally been set Sept, I.  from border to border”  Dick Eisler. Port Arthur mayor pro tern, yesterday challenged Yarborough to carry out his promise in 30 mumles instead of 30 days.  Ql'AKE CRxACKS ROAD—An unidentified highway worker stands in a pavement crack near Fallon, Nevada, opened by earthquake. Similar cracks made driving hazardous in the area.   

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