Abilene Reporter News, September 5, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

September 05, 1954

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Issue date: Sunday, September 5, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1954, Abilene, Texas FAIR, HOT SUN "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VgLjgXiy. NO. 81 ABILENE, TEXAS. SUNDAY IN FIVE SECTIONS 87 People Die in U. S By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SeventHwo persons were killed m traffic accidents on the na- tions highways'during the iirst 26 hours the long Labor Day week- end. The lolal death list, from 6 P.m. Friday through 8 p.m. Sat- urday was 87, including g drown- ings and 7 deaths from miscellane- ous causes. National Safety Council 1 Americans Lose Lives On Quemoy TAiPEH. Formosa, Sunday, 5 Guns. on the Red main- ir.d of China yesterday inlennil- bombarded Quo-may Island already their shells have two U. S. Army officers. The ailack on the Chinese Na- "inalist stronghold is being .valched closely in Washington. "We are alert to our responsi- bilities in the a Defense De- spokesman said. The two Americans killed in a "ve-hour artillery attack on Que- noy Friday were members of the 1 i 1 i t a r y Assistance Advisory Group of Formosa. They were: LUlrf U. Col. Frank Lynn. Med- ical Corps, whose wife, Mrs. El- eaner Lynn, lives al Chicago. Lt. Col. Alfred Xlendendorp, in- fantry. whose father, Cornelius Menddndorp, lives at 117 Griggs St. S.W., Grand Rapids, Mich. The two officers were on a train- ing and inspection mission to Que- moy, seven miles off the Red-held mainland, across the Formosa Strait from Formosa. In Washington, Fred A. Seaton, assistant secretary of the Defense Department, to'.d a news confer- ence Uw department is "alert to our responsibilities" in the at question: Would the which'has resulted ni-________ two U. S. clash between Red those of the United The answer could depend in part on what further actiou. the take, if, any, to follow up bombardment In some quarters, it was believed the gunfire was not" a prelude to any outward throat: by the Communists bit was de- signed primarily as a feeling out process and perhaps as aa effort to sow disharmony jn the South- east Asia defense conference opening in Manila Monday. President Eisenhower has warn-: eti that .if Om Reds tried See ALERT. Pg. S-A. CtL I REP. MAHON HOME 'Flexible Props Big GOP Error' LUBBOCK, Sept. 4-Tbe new flexible support farm program is the Republican adminislralion's greatest mistake to date, Con- gressman George Mahon said here Salurday. Mahoa has returned lo Liibbocl; follwing the adjournment ot Con- gress. Saturday he opened his of- fice in the Posl Office Building, where he commented to report- ers on the major problems of foreign relations, Ihe domeslic front, taxation and the farm pro- gram. Although he does not always agree with President Eisenhower, he believes Eisenhower is doing his best to provide the country with able and horwsl leader- ship and thinks the country should continue to support the President in his foreign policy efforts. Mahon will speal; noon at a soil conservation meet- ing at Levelland. Salurday he will introduce Assistant Secretary of State Thraston Morton at Sudan's annual United Nations Festival. To Lamesa KksU He will be a guest Sept. 16 at Lamcsa's third annual Fiesta and nil! attend the Loraine home- coming Sept. 25-M. The congressman said some re- duction in farm income was prob- "abty inevitable, bul momenlum was jivea the declining income of Ilia farmer by the determined fight of the administration in be- half of the flexible, so-called slid- ing scale, support program. "The adminisl ration has won ils fight for the sliding scale prin- ciple and broken the back of the 90 cenl of parity support pro- gram. The Republicans appear to fed new flexible support program is their greatest accom- plishment In two ytars. "b mjr wioioe. It It tixSr REP. GEORGE KAHON backs fortlfa est mistake to date, and I ously opposed it, feeling that per cent program was ia 0M interest of boih the farmer tad the people generally." 'Ftnwr Badljr Hirt' Mahon said the (aimer will badly hurt and there will be M corresponding lo tht surner and taxpayer and BO lulion to the pvoblern of crop tor- pluses. Moreover, he said, control crop plantings will not refoctd. On the contrary, he believes crop controls in 1965 will probabb; ba more rigid than at toy tlnw hi" the last 20 In commenting on Uw world pit- lure, Mahon said it U tar tm bright. "The CommunUU MAHON, M. CA M ;