Abilene Reporter News, August 31, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

August 31, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - August 31, 1954, Abilene, Texas PARTLY CLOUDY Witt Abilene J^eporter-Beto¿ EVEme 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES -^»-Byron VOL. LXXIV, NO. 76 Associated Press (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 31, 1954—TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c Probe Chief Silences McCarthy Outburst SOVREIGNTY DUE GERMANY U.S. Must Gear Policies To EDC Loss, Dulles Soys WASHINGTON ‘if—Secretary of. a tragedy, cautioned against “nar-1 shall move accordingly.” On the problem of reappraisal State Dulles said today the United    ■ row nationalism” in American restates will reappraise its foreign    ^ actions to it and said that what is    |    of U. S. foreign policy,    about    which lK)licies in the light of the French    t now required is a study of the    j    Dulles at    several times    had    w^arned move killing the European army.    | situation in the light of what has    ;    France. He called for a prompt meeting of happened.    .    Jhe    F    rench    negative    action, the .NATO Council to work out a ^ He said he had told the NATO ; without the provision of any al- -....... ternative, obviously imposes on the United States the obligation to re* lap—,—I,    --- -........- —    new philosophy.    i    Council last April that if the EDC 1ft TO GFT H \TS'* Above are three of 55 applicants for the Department of Public t DyUes spoke in the wake of ac-! project collapsed an “emergency    nar Safety's Higl.way Patrol who took fxaminations;rue_sda>- atNaval    for.30 ;    1    '    j    'Marly those in relation to Ew i rope. and I “The need    for such a view    can s rvriiif. .uATiiiar v.-kcwcr    in    ' uniflH    havp spt iiD a ioint armv ‘ umieo s>iaies oeiieves    that 1 scarcely be    questioned since    the Wednesday in    several Te.xas stations to    fill the vacancies in the department school    m    ;«o^uid Austin. (Photo by Charles Cockerell!    _______________________________ western Powers -- the meeting United States, Britain, and France , council, as well as early consul* Paving Finance Plan Okayed; AFB Housing Group Due paramount importance to the European defense it planned. ,    „    munism ' and said that the effect Director^ of the .\bilene Cham-1 rectors on his groiiu's work with ers in the county and all counlv    "endanger    the    whole her of Commerce studied a new! the county commi.^sioners.    officials    Perry    said.    I    Europe.” plan for financing street paving- The board voted to endorse the j Second group would be ^ *    ‘Serious Setbaek’ and .    re,«rt on    The    .siandu.g ol,    commihee's work and urged Tay    ixcns Safety Cotmmsstou. wh ch n.wi.tnv    for    Aliilene    Air    lor Counlv cilizens 10 vole for the    would act in cooperation with the bond issue Sept. fk.    “‘11,'“ boSirvolod to aid the com- ^    ™ »k^t again,sl world The secretan- said that now the ' there should promptly be a special ’ ^rth AU^c Council of ^nisters ..... w«tor,; Powers _ the meeting of the .N.ATO ministerial has Itself twice dKlmed with unanimity that the EDC was of — musr'mov^ quickly ^    ''»lb    Chancellor    (Konrad) thing possible — to restore sover* -Adenauer 'of West Germany). eignty to West Germany “and to " ^ enabie it to contribute to iner-    |    i    I national peace and security.” |l||l I 3HflltlAFlf He attributed the defeat of EDC Vlli Lailllllllll H in the French National .Assembly, to "nationalism, abetted by com* Watkins Refuses Questions Joe Benson, chairman of \¿ie oil ^ Faces Public Auction Friday , to encourage the city m all^ating •    ^    Friday. President Eisenhower last night called the French action “a serious Wherr>* Housing for Abilene Force Base Tuesday morning Thev also heard re|H>rts from    . c-.mmittee ch'urmen on the new and gas ci.mmittee. .said that 1H8 aoricultural ami livcsI.Kk ceiitor_ ho.st tickets have been .-old fur the , .v    »r.. ¿'Men"^’anv''wlif M-from ' nZh.    "ha."    ^    "'i.es?er'Bcrg.‘    a.toruey    hjed    to    ; curdy.    I    .„¡Tamiiv;    Nur'th‘s^^nd’and Mul- i without incident yesterday, e^in, ^ in .-setbacks but we must not be dis- way for a new central fire sta ^mg    ocOTfred.    H The old home oi the J, D. Perry, chairman of the j said that he had been able to col-V ctHTimiUee. d'scussed plan'd' lect "some through calling on iinquent air base pledges. I i*e Kmcaid. chairman of the; .s«re<y paving committee, presented alto set up two traffic safety pro new plan drawn up by a sub- > mouon    groups coirmit ee compoicd oi lepresen-' One would be the    Taylor    County t.iives oi banks and building and ^ Trafiic    Officials    Couno.l.    compov^--.    .nid loan asMwiatioius here    ’    ed of all mayors    and    commission* earlier bv the board, Berg .aid. To Financr Hoine-Owners    “    ' ,,,?i:"kfhrc'rug?:dnr;in.::v must face charges home-oviner> dissnng t' pet the    —— Streets in frimt of iheir houses; l>a\ed -* if they meet approval of their credu departmer.t-For those who do not. the subcommittee has recommended that toe city otier financing Paving contraetor.s m town have aUo agriHHl to partially finance M*me loans for those unable to ^rt thi'in from the financing or W.ASHINGTON '.Í? - A Sénats committee wound up its first session inquiring into censure charges against Sen. McCarthy today with the chairman banging the Wisconsin sénator into silence and thundering he was “out of order." McCarthy and his attorney, Ed-w'ard Bennett Williams sought to raise the question of whether the committee’s vice chairman. Sen. Edwin Ji^nson <D-Colo) was quoted truthfully or not in a Denver Post story of last March. The newspaper said Johnson, in an interview. had declared: “In my opinion, there is not a man among the Democratic leaders of Congress who does not loathe Joe McCarthy.” No Challenges Chairman Watkins ' R-L lalU ruled that Johnson’s right to sit on the committee had not been challenged and that even if it was the committee itself couldn’t act on it. He said the matter was irrelevant to the hearings and tha McCarthy and Williams could get * HOBBS, N. M. iP>—With the pos- ; oil community of about 15,000 pop- : from Johnson himself any state-sible rxceiKion of the kids—who i ulation would “explode into vi- ¡ ment on whether the Post quotes regret the end of vacation—every- olence” if tlie desegregation plan vigre true or false, body breathed easily today as stud* was put into effect.    |    Prior to the flareup. Johnson had ,    ’    ies began in earnest in Hobbs’ de- Even after Friday’s reg’istration ^ read a statement denying that on residence >    schools.    passed    quietly.    Carter    predicted.    |    March 12 or any other time he ‘Tv    "l    About    6,000    children.    Negro    and    ■    71.^«, >s    «oing    to ^    ^ S:r. Brit-Uhite alike, trooped back Uiclas, Itr^ble^^ ^ Hanagan that he would' McCarthy asked “are we en-esponsible if any vio- titlod to know whether the quo-He daimed he was tations of March 12 arc correct REV. CARTER . prediction wrong Hobbs Desegregates Without Violence 0- \he persons concerned.    -couraged."    irum    R^rrv    citv    land    man    will;    *T    thought    the    people    would abide being “held hostage and that it In the case of some who have Dulles’ 950-word statement was    Citv    of    ’    bv the law.” said the Rev. William a Negro stabs me. i cant objm. :v rcfiUNed, he is preparing to file handed to newsmen m the State conduct the .a    .    carter.    B^pOst    minister    who    led    His    change    of    heart    came Sun- i 6U t for the pleiiges. as directtni! Department press room only hours ; .Abilene. It will be held at the old    fight.    day    when    he    urged    his    followers- Batchelor Judge Denies Immunity SAN ANTONIO i‘—The trial the pri.<oneis of war would not be ani/ations, Kincaid said.    ,    puni.shtxi    btxause    they    had    not i before he was due to leave for Britton home. ’ Manila to wind up negotiations for ^ Berry’ said the buyer ; an eigW - m^n Southeast Asia De- j    i    intendent of the seven-school 'ys- **EIK' vviwUi have been txmipt>sed , A two-car garage at that ad- tcm. France, 1 Belgium, the being “held hostage ‘ and that “if or incorrect**” Ask Another Time Watkins told him he could get that at s(Kne other place than the be i “There was no trouble whatso-1 members of the Hobbs Segregation < hearing^    ^ said Charles L. Mills, super- Committee—to find “God s way to, Mr Chairman— McCarth. settle our problem.” .At one time, gan again. he claimed to have 8.000 signatures "Just a minute.” Watkins broke UK«    Carter    had predicted last week on a petition urging continued seg- liruZ Ihe Whortank."“ , iri’uihaser cK that building will: U-ai this southuaa.ern N^Meg^^-------------- embourg. All but France and Italy ; also have 60 days m which to. had agreed to EDC. although it move it    i .aa ih*e French yho hrsl propo.aed ' ^^The l^^^is a la^e.^^^ine. , the plan. Dulles called the EIX" .situation elect(h1 to return scKiner Batchelor came home irom Indian custixiy Jan. 1. His trial opened at Ft Sam Hou.'iion here THE WEMHER I ndcr the pre.'-ent plan,    the city    . vkitl finance UP to 25 per    cent of    BatcheUir w.as    not    promi.sed im- the cost ot paving a    street,    i munity by the    U S    .Army if he While the city pays mitrighl for    would return to    the    Allied side, airbs. gutters, and    |    On    the    basi.<    of    this    ruling'.    Lt. aid L. Manes Jr . law •    **    ■» oe-gr**#; k>w    paruv Batchelor, captured by the Com- north ckntrai. tlx vs ~ Pani. story affair. Berry "seven or eight” rooms, and is built of exceptionally good lumber.; Both the residence and the ga-s rage will be strfd to the highest bidders. The city recently purchased the Britton property as the site for Rugged Weather Due Again in State '    -    By THE .ASvSOCl.ATED PRESS showers dotted the map during the a ne^ central fire station. Bonds , Yioogh weather that killed one Isle Monday and early Tuesday were voted by Abilenians this    Dallas,    the    86000-1    in    as    hours with temperatures remain- statement, recalled that his March in, ' You have filed no challenge.* "I should be entitled to know,” McCarthy started once more. Cracking down with his gavel. M atkins stopped him. "The senator.” he thundered, "is out of order.” McCarthy made another try Once again Watkins stopped him. declaring ‘ we aren’t going to be interrupted by these diversions and sidelines.” “The committee.” the«chairman declared, “will be in recess." Johnson, in his briel foi'mal the rc.‘>l must be repaid by home-    Donald owners living on the st.eel , officer, or “judge.” in the court- r S PEPSRTMFNT OF COMMERCE HEVTHUR RVBCVl VBll.KNt:    VNP    VIClMTV - PirtF            ^........ .................... ulSlf «nfw’S’".^v liwrXth* d«?. summer for that project along „lany days, had quieted down    and    upper    12 interview with the Denver news- *    ■    -    ■    .jyjjb    several    others.    The    new    sta-    Tuesday.    Exceptions    were    Marfa’s    low    paper was shortly after Sen. tion will replace the pi-esent one    forecasts indicated more j^ax.imum of 65 and Galveston’s Flanders 'R-Vt= criticized Mc'Car- cloud.v through Tiie remaining T5 per cent t»f    of    Batchelor,    turned dow n t«unist.s in Korea, was one oi an ^ th'un(i*r*h.»\v*rs m west tu*«i»>-    Fourth and Cedar Sts. ^ ivveather of a similar nature during ygb maximum 81. It was about thy in a Senate speech March 9. the cost has iH’cn retiuired in^ defense nuRion that all chargesf Americans    ,    Britton    was a longtime agent | i^xe afternoon aiKl early eve- ^    Dallas-Fort    Worth    area.    He    added; 4a.-h. Kincaid saitl    U^iainst Batchelor be droiiped. ,    !!'    inhere for the Pacific Express Co 1 nj„g hours. Isolated thundershow- 3 «indstorms. called tor-! “The Flanders speech on the Prevented l*-v mg    !    Batchelor    is    charged    vvith    co^    '’‘hlle    ‘n    Indian    cusU>d,y    at    Pan-    cv.sr    tl.    .    .    .    _    . This has fis from sMice u>' loan under the fi»r heme improv cd out His attorneys had contended that    ivc    22    to    persuade . Batchelor and other unrepatriatiH pikxsecution to the corporal while \mericans they would not be pun unlhIe^to\arry ÏÏes^lor^^a num- the .\nny promi.sed immunity tr^n Batchelor and other unrepatriatiHl ber of ptHiple. he addeil i from her, Mrs. Alice Britton Jackson. She. toe. dievi recently in Calitorma. Bragdon peg tor dismiï. The board    voted    to    pvc.-ent    the    he was in Indian cu.sloily    in    the ,    if they returned . t    to    the    Cdv    Commis:.ion    Pannmnjom neutral zone    it    he    To    this content urn. Brag I'd civc Us full ba'king The suh- would return to the Allied side    his formal motion    toi Tiie attorney.s said the promise ^a! of all charges IS bro.vdca.sl.    Ft    Col    Franci.'-    H    Bo Manes said he found    in    the    trial    counsel or pro.Mxniu>r.    .argued; oadca.4 “at most a promise    that    that    no immunity was promised, kxi *munit s » *m ' 7s. Bovk"-. the ne and giv committee Iuin drawn up a F.an dard paving loan application was bro.vdca.sl. which Will also be submitted F«'cnch Robertson, chainnan ot : broadt a uH'Ctal sub-committce on Wherry Hoii'ong ot the national defense c anminee. re.ad a letter in in WiHKlrow A Abbott ol live Department ot the Air l-ori* Housing Group Due Abbott said that the Abilene C-C’s proposal to take over budd mg of the 5dtv housing units on the ba.se i.s rev'eiving “all i>ossible fon »deration. Representatives from the An’ Force Kaiwlv llousUvg Group. Directorate of FaciUtie.s SinHH>rt. 'im vvWk. a\u^r'beiU.''T \ic U'ld ' ^vVt-h‘'îts‘‘'iu\r 'fury' today setting sario. of Liberian registry, reyiert-The Wherrv Housing M't un- i adrift a loaded ammunition barge der vvhteh onba.se bousing wiU  8S ... . « S*i r#..dms »( lì A) P m 18 24 Kel.ilivi humliUty *l L’    1’ *n    42 Maximum temp^ravur* for ;4-hour p«“«' lor l4-h<^r prr * 1 Hurricane Lashes Into New England WHAT'S NEWS ON INSIDE PAGES ON iV£N KIEL Business »n the notion o steodv Pocje 3-A mammoth parade-^The g-ont An-vencan Legion cxmsentton parade takes over Woshmgton. Püoe 8 A. jay HANEY NIGHT BaseboU ♦ÜOS VIid honor Atonoger Jov Honev Wednesdoy night in Blue Sox Stoiiium. Page IC A, MoreShowen Likely Today ¡project when he was hit by the then and now is that that matter i lightning bolt. .Another wcwkman should be decided by he majority was only slightly injured. But sev- party in charge of the organizalion eral persons barely escaped severe of the Senate and that ^ injury as winds blew down awmngs the business of the Senate Demo-i and knocked cHit plate glass. cratic party at all.    .. WHERE IT MINED More scattered shower* like Momiay’s. which at least proved it can still rain, are likely in the ' .Abilene area Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. But the weatherman sees no general rains in the immediate future j Thunderstorms Moiniay pro-ducevi wind, lightning ami a few ^ nonier    Vance    Geer.    25.    of    Hemi-: Lubbock    County but had violated - '    Hetirv    ^eigh    was    headed    back    to    the    Tex-1 his    parole. Ttiey brought one death. Hemy t    ,______ ^    «    a.; Parole Violator Arrested After 3 (hecks Passed Here Loiu, 60, ol Cisco was kiUod'.os state poniienMry Ttiesday af- BDS rON F A how bug hurri-c.inc accompunievi by fierce! y dnvmii ram .druck New England ,    ^    ,    ABILENE was searching tor livree boys be- asked or orviered to leave their    \irport ,,rol.al.ly bo built, »as    ^ tfutletl by Cougff.s 10 Jun. 3(1, 1955. Abl)Ott pointed out Total housing required tor the, h'i.e opening will be I,WE, units, j nu'v or »Wch will be btult in i Abilene, C C Manager Jm‘ t oo cv said. Final numlver needed fot full strength at the base may be 5.2iX). he added. Guy Caldwell, chaaman oi the subcinmittee ft«’ securing and f„r ihf new ugHcullural ainl ltu stock center. wKvrted b> the di^ m NaiTugansett Bay in Rhmie Is land and causing a state of emer- lieviHl missing in Quincy Bay. ’I'he k.iKin ton motor vessel Ho ed assistance off Nantucket Shoals. homes Norwich and New London were among the areas hard hit in Connect icui Boih communities re- reporting she was in “very seri-' |>orted general iHwver failure The oils” cond.tion She carrie.s a crew j i-bsing waters of the She.ucket Provi- of JO The message to the Coast.    closed    a    bridge    in    the    Nor- gency to be declared in    ,    . dence H L. and New London. | Guard said the engine room vvas _ ^ich business center Many who Conn The Weather Bureau, mean Total for Year Normal for Year 9i>9 Hickory St 2225 Edgemoivl 14.50 Clinton ,.    . UM N mb '2942 Swenson 426 Poplar A when struck by lightning while - , picking cotton near Cisco. < See story, page LB 33 The official weather station at 10 96 Abilene's Municipal Airport re taking water.    Uvttempted    to    cross    it    h;id    to    j    b.UXINGER ' The .sehmmer Ventura was re i rescued. Norwich offici;vls mwrU*d    LAKE bUx'ked high gnwind This appH»*vl partic uiarly to Narrngansett Bay, Buzzards Bay and Cai>e Cml. St I eels were fUnidcHl in !‘iovi-dence with the water rising siead-ily. The Coa-st Guartl    the ammunition barge adrift and loaded Shortly before noon the wind velocity at the Harvard Blue Hills , Observatory w,v.s steady at 1W to HAMBt KtL Germany F - The i 72 miles an hour ami rising. Five Hamburg new ported Mon. that vltt oil refinery near Stalingrad while, avlvksed residents along the    aground    at    Marblehead,    on    j    many    sewer    hne.N vyere coasts of Massachusetts, Coanecli- Bostoii'.s North Shore Eight yachts j threatening fUxxl condition> cut and Rlvmie Island to leave for    rtnH>rtevl    gnumdtHi    in    the    City    -M    the    stale    owned Boston Air t'uint imix i.f Ho.stun lluvbuv. PuH. »' »’    ».■« Skiffs were blown from iheir • ed al the control tower at U St)    VALl.EY mimrings in Rhtxle Island. BHECKENKUX'.E CISCO CHEWS N«w Soviet Oil sv!m'’er'Die Welt re i smmd gusts of 80 miles mi hour' state ot emergency Thmisamts ¡xli a newiv built So- j were rei)oiicd    :    bomes lust their povycr scores -PV near Stalingrad One man was reiwrttni drowned trev's were uprmited blocking Ing was destroyed by a tremendous ex-alosion Auft. 14. al Dartmouth, Mass , while trying tc moor his boat. The Coast Guard a m Cities and towns thrvvughout .southern New England including much ol suburban Btxslon were without electricity Telephone lines were down in scores ot cities and ^ town.s in southern New England , In New London. Conn., City Man ’ ager Edward Hinkle oiMered a ThiHisand.s ot ^ Oi Ingii- SPECIAL RATES TO COLLEGIANS way.s and tearing down utility lines All along Ihi shore, residentt were Collog <tiiJents ot onv au in thv- U S can .jet The 'raOit''r-Nle,bb by n'oil. 9 n,    t    'r    $8    ^5,    N^urmng    & Si.nvia\    m.i    and    Sun dov. Older tkxiov . . . PHk'ne Of stH> vOur coirter MEHKEl MIDLAND HOBV RDTAN HULE S.AK .ANGELO Dow nlow n SEYMOIR STAMFORD SHEP WINGATE . . i WINTERS .. I ROW ENA . . Geer was identified as the man ter forging and passing three w'ho forged and passed cheydcs chec'ks here Monday He is a here Monday to M Systeny Gro-paroie violator.    jcery Store.    South    13th and    But- That was reported by    Detective    ;ternut Sts :    Safeway More.    810 \A George Sutton erf the    Abilene    i Buliernul M.    : and    M System    Gro- . , i PvrficH' Department.    ¡ eery Store,    North    Eighth    and H 99 cordevi a Icrfal of    S3 inch    moisture,    transferred frmiv city    Orange Sts. TR    frv>m two showers Monday,    one in |.    eouWv    jail Tuesday to    Each    clveck was for $5 e.xcept 1Ó    the early afternoon and    i    ^w ail    crfficers    from the Scurry    the one    given Al System at North TR. about 9 p m, R vintali downtown ‘    . sheriff s Department. Sny- Eighth and Orange Sts. which TR %ias scarce, however, ranging ^    34. .At each plav'e the man TR    fi-om a mere trace to 15    on the!    oeer had emnigh    bought    a small quantity of gro- TR    south edge of the city.    ;    ^o pay off the three    ; ceries    and got I’hange on «he A tornado cKhkI was reported ;    f^j-ged checks    The merchants who    check Í in the vicinity of Tye during the {    them    have agreed to ac- ; Geer’s arre^rf resulted    from me ^ earlv ailenuHm. But a Highway payment and refrain    from. alertness of Gcrth Galloway, an Patrol unit sent    to the    area re-    pj^ecuting. as the suspect is    employe ot    the    M    Sy.siem    More, ^iwn ted nothing sighted. A bomber j    to the penitontiary': South I3ih and Butternut Sts., Sut- crew from GootlfeiUow AFB. San ^pyway.    B«* Angelo, reported an unusual whirl-j ¿cíore being arrested on the Galloway was suspicious ot V ind column cloud extending up I    wanted    Geer, and after the check to 4.W feel north »rf Mvnicit>al    a    parole violator. Detec- cashed, followed Geer.    At North live Sutton soU.    ■ Furst and Cedar Sts. he save Scurry' County Sheriffs Depart- Geer throw away the groceries he meni had notified Abilene police, had bought. .V. Only a trace wa.s reported at    ! that it held a warrant from the; Then f    ^ Í Governor of Texas, revoking    police station    and    reported    the    • .bowers at the j Geer’s parole.    circumstances. 1,00 weather station brought Abilene’s 40, officiai total for the year to 10 96 .20Unches Normal for this period is serving two    ®    Uhurk* were found to ba fori 30 14.99 UH bei.    b ear sentence im burglary from ’ phaeks were louna to oa iw| 1.30 M .A) MO 12 I 40 Merkel 10 Tlve Momlay .Airport about 2; 45 p m To the east of Abilene, Cisco re-AHved 60 inch and Brevkenridge. S piaivitr    —' -- The notice said Geer had been; Policeman J- D. ^If after‘Geer soon afterward at North seven-1 Fourth and Cedar Sts., and the ;