Abilene Reporter News, September 14, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - September 14, 1954, Abilene, Texas FAIR, WARMAbilene"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" Byron MDRNING VOL. LXXIV, NO. 90~A^iated Press (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 14, 1954—TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOd Polio Victim’s Father Killed ACC Granted $1.5 Million Jack Snow, 31, father of three young children, one a polio victim, was electrocuted about 1 p m. Monday while guiding a power line over a house being hauled along the 2600 block of Old Anson Rd. Snow, wlwse oldest child, Jacqueline Maye, 7, had been out of ïlendrick Memorial Hospital polio ; roof, ward only four days, was putting with his gloved hand. The impact knocked Snow down and he was pinned between the roof and the, power cable, carrying at least | 16,000 volts, Winters said*    | Snow was released only after a city electrician had severed the power cable pinning him to the Winters said. Crackling Noise Loan Build in his second day on the job for O'Jis Hailev, hauling contractor of 1710 Victoria SlUis «Uc had ,    „    3 just been released from the hos- ^ ^ ^    ___ weeks ago. Snow was taken to Hendrick Hospital and given artificial res- pital about two Lived In Trailer The family lives in a trailer house at 1934 Ambler Ave. A native of Runnels County, Snow had moved to Abilene from California in April. City policeman L. C. Winters said Snow wr.< killed whfn he lifted C. L. McWilliams. 2602 Old An-1 son Rd., said he and his wife' were standing in front of their house watching the movers when Snow was killed. McWilliams said he heard a loud crackling when Snow made contact with the power line. Snow was hidden behind some trees, he a power line off the rooftop said. -------- —-  j    2 Sons Survive Beside his wife and daughter. Snow is survived by two sons, Arthur Wayne. 3, and Luther Eugene, 2: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. ,1. t’. Snow of Route 3, Abilene; a sister. Mrs. Evelyn Bain of Hanford. Calif., three brothers. James I . T. L. and Hubert Snow, all of Abilene; two half-brothers, Vernon and Anderson Green, both of California. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Funeral arrangements will be announced from Elliott's Funeral Home, Hearing Ends As McCarthy loses Round W.VSHINGTOX. Sept 13 ,?u-The McCarthy censure hearings ended today with Sen. McCarthy <R-Wis» apparently defeated in a last-minute move to have the six investigating senators bring in a new .staff of lawyers to guide them in writing their report. The end of the nine-vlay-old inquiry came at 5:18 pm. <EDT> after the last principal witness. Brig. Gen. Ralph W, Zwicker. testified he was ‘'very much opposed” to the Army’s promoting and htrn-orablv discharging Maj. Irving Peres's, whom McCarthy has called    _______ c- .    « a « -Fifth .Amendment Communist ” i S.\N .ANTONIO, Sept. 13 if^A Zwicker declined to express an slender, dark-hairtd man from opinion on that subject last    corinth.    Miss.,    teatifled    toda>’ that 16—the day McCarthy is accused    ^py    charges In of abusing the general while ques-    ...    .    - Ling him about Peress. a dental a North Korea prison eamp. Cpl officer who had refused to answer Claude Batchelor said lie should be McCarthy’s questions about al-leped Cwnmunist activity Today, liowever. with a Pentagoui Shooting Okay By Batchelor, Witness Says STRIKE THREE — Four Pampa Oiler ballplayers and an Abilenian were injured Monday when the baseball team bus, a truck tractor and a car collided at South First St. and Sayles Blvd. The car hit the bus on the opposite side. The picture shows tremendous impact of the truck ramming the bus. (Staff Photo by Don Norris) Dorms College to Open Bids in October A $1,575,000 federal loan was approved Monday for two Abilene Christian College dormitories. The loan will be used to build a dormitory for 312 men at a cost of $885,000 and another for 210 women at a cost of $690,000.    ,    ,    ^    , The college received official notice that the federal loan for the two dormitories had been approved in a letter from W. H. Sindt, regional representative of the Housting and Home Finance agency in Ft. Worth. The two structures will bring to five the number of postwar buildings on the campus, totaling over $3 million in construction, A sixth new building, the proposed $325,000 Bible Building, is also slated for construction next year.    , ‘Significant Step’ President Don H. Morris hailed approval of the loan as a “highly significant step” in the rapid growth of ACC. Postwar buildings constructed at the college are the $285,000 Science Building, $433,000 McKinzie Hall for women and the $710,000 Mabee Dormitory for men,; the latter opened for occupancy in the fall of 1953. i Location for the proposed men s I dormitory is just north of Mabec Etormitory. U.S. Defends Vital Interests, Ike Declares Wilburn Watson. 33. .said the spy V. iKTwevrr. win. a .    against him came after lawyer sitting beside him. Zwicker Chinese CcMiimunisls found in Decision Due Wreck I n¡ures Today on Game Tonight gave hi.s opinion in vigorou-s tones, and just as firmly declared he was •'verv much opiwed to any officer’in the I'niled States Army invoking the Fifth Amendment hts billfold a card showing he was a deputy sheriff in Tishomingo County. Miss. Watson was the final prosecution Batchelor's general Officials of the Pampa Oilers and Abilene Blue Sox could not say at midnight Monday night whether 4 Pampa Players The new dormitory for women is slated to be just east of McDonald Hall. Okayed in Washington Both sites are subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees. The loan was approved in Washington by the Housing and Home AdminisU-ation Agency. While the two build'ings will alleviate the dormitory space problem. President Morns said the additions will make it “necessary to speed up ccmstruction of cl^- room unite, a library, auditorium    reaffirmed    at yesterday'a and a fieldhoase. Abo, he said,;    meeting    of the National the coUege wm hav^to budd up Its    Council    here. Support Friends DENVER, Sept. 13 uW-President Eisenhower declared today that .American policy in the Communbt^ troubled Far East continues to be defense of “the vital interests of the United States wherever they may arise.”    * The President told newsmen at the summer White House that pol- By BII.L BUTLER Four Pampa baseball players and an Abilenian were injured about 11 p.m. Monday when the team bus. MrCarthv's law ver, Edward Ren- witness in    in- ne«lÄni. called on Zwicker c«ur|.mart,al on chaw* of colla ", say why he didn't answer these borating w.th the enemy. Was ConaUble Watson said a Chinese officer a- ; the playotf game here tonight would an auto and a transport truck cd-' be postponed or not.    | hded at the intersection of South Four Pampa players were injured I First St and Sayles Blvd r our 1 n p p j    persons    hospilalaed after Monday night s game in    seriously    injured, bus-truck-auto collision at Sayles    Hospital    were A D Coats, 2443 South 5tb. about Blvd. and South First St. I v,ic trini «nd told watchlnc "’hilc oone of the players seemed j 50. who was driving a 1950 ^ge rs.iot r. rwr.    t» b. scrtomty nnr., wa, n« ye. ai^^lUuU custom to shoot spies, and that the known whether they were in |ondi-officer then asked Batchelor what ^    continue    the    series    or    not. he thought. leg, was not admitted to the hospital Coats was believed to have Christmas Mailing Oct. 15 to Nov. 15 Hal Sayles, president of the    West    |    suffered    a back    injury    and    possible Texas-New' Mexico league.    saTd    broken ribs. at midnicht    Players    Hershel    Martin    and    I    B. i • • n 1^ made    until    Falmer,    both    former    Blue Sox No decision will be made    until,    ^^3^, que.stions when McCarthy first put them to him—and thus prevent, tiie lawyer intimated, much of the McCarthy-Zwicker unpleasantness. Zwicker replied: “1 am much, much more familiar with proceedin'?? and hearings—and what I could say and what 1 couldn't say —now than I was on Feb. 18.” The charge of abusing Zwicker b one of five groups of accusa-ticns filed against McCarthy by S n. Flanders (R-Vt> and two oth- WASHINGTON. Sept IS f^The er senators—accusations that have    Department    said today brought upwards of 250.000 words Christmas parcels for mem-ot testimony from 10 witnesses. .    armed    forces overseas Chairman W atkins R-Uahi    between    Oct.    15 brought the public^ hearings to an ^ end after the M^arihy "'J| r: dV Mills.'president of t^    ¿7";;    around    the    head "h''p£iimg\h. exceed t/o pounds in weight. i ager. posed “independent” counsel tie it in to help firaft the c mittee's report, contending the pre.>enl ciMnmitlee lawyers inevil-abjy have assumed the rol« of prosecutors. Tuesday morning. Sayles said. “If waiting will help them, we'll postpone the games a day or two.’’ he stated. Pampa has wion two of the three games played here so far. Savles was out at Hendrick Memorial Hospital Monday night. Also at the hospital for a time were bus, were hurt worse than any of the other victims Gash on Arm Martin received a bad gash in his arm and Palmer suffered cuts and bruises around the head. Sam Williams. Pampa player, was injured on the left arm and crms the intersection before ft was hit. Impact ot the crash knocked the bus. car and truck against the north curbing of South First St. Fifteen players and the manager were riding in the Pampa bus at the time of the accident. Several of the players were shaken up by the crash but no other injuries were reported late Monday night. Rudy Tanner. Pampa player, said the crash knocked all the players siting near the aisle onto endowment program to keep in step with the physical progress Board te Meet The president said the contract .Also reaffirmed, he added, wai .America’s determination “where our vital interests demand it” to between the federal agency and support its friends in the Far Eart 1 the college is expected to be sign- **13 security and in their owti interests.” Eisenhower said that at the Security Council meeting “no specific decisions were advanced for Commissioners Court Holts Payment of Precinct 1 Bills ^    .    ..    ««ft    ....    Ha By GEORGIA NEI*SON Bei»orter-News Staff Writer Tavior County Commissioners Ciiurt clamped down on Precinct I Cuiiimis.vioner Claude Newberry Monday, ordering no further bills “How many men do you now asked .0 run my .ruck, a Ml 60 put Ihe deficit al »t0.4M M : and machincrj-. ’ *a-. Ncaherry s at the end of the month A notation reply. ^d otU »iti. ficcue. t road a.ut :    the “How many; “Twelve ’’ “Fire half of them," Ingalstie Williams were all taken to Hendrick Memorial Hospital Palmer, driver of the Pampa bus. told a reporter that the brakes on the bus “went out” as he approached the intersection. Describes Rua-a-way Doug l.ewis, Pampa player, des-iTibeti the action of the run a way bus just before the accident hap-l>ened “We were about 100 or 200 yards from the intersection when Palmer shouted that the brakes were out and he couldn't do anything." l.ewis said. “The bus ran by four or five cars and I don’t see how we missed them. Then we ran into the intersection and the car PORTL.AND, Maine. Tuesday. Sept. 14 kW-Traditi<»ally Republicaa Maine elected a Democratic govemor for the first time in two decades la yesterday’s elections. PORTL.AND. Maine. Tuesday. Sept 14 uW-A Democrat forged the floor. Palmer, the driver, was thrown into the step-well of the bus. Jumped out Window    Mqpday    at    a meeting of Someone on the bus hollored Board of trustees, at which "Everybody off the Bus. ’ Jonas    government    men will be Gaines, Pampa player, jumped out present. Also representatives ot the window at this point-    j    the Wilson k Patterson architec-1    such    matters as wheth- Remainder of the team filed, tural firm of Fort Worth will pre-; ^ United States will help dedown the aisle and off the bus. I gent final plans and specifications |    Chinese    Nationalist    island Traffic at the intersection was at the board meetmg.    j    Quemoy, which has been under tied up for about    an hour as    college plans to open bids    shellfire from the Red    China    main- spectators flocked to    the accident    ¡„    October and begin constructiim    ¡and. scene. Many of them were return* soon afterward as possible in |    ^.^h    the shelling, which ing from the game.    order to have the two new ;    American    Army offi- buildings ready for use by the ,    ¿oing    • opening of the 1955 fall semester.,    ^    talking    about    “liberating” ACC expects to enroU its Iwg-, ^    of Formosa, the NaUon- est number of students in j ghste’ main stronghold. t<Nr>’ — close to 1,^ — this w^.,    Guessing For the past two years the coUege j g^^etarv of State Dulles, on ar-has been forced to turn aw^ay,    Washington this moming • prospective women students for i    council    meeting in Den- lack of dwmitory accommoda-;    American policy is to tions.    !    keep the Chinese Cwnmuniste i    To finance the two buildings,    guessing whether this    country    will tical history. Muskie,    a Democratic    ^ federal government will issue    1 fj^ht for Quemoy, Democrat in Lead In Governor's Race National Committeeman, never sought statewide office befiMre. Republicans apparently returned I Sen. Margaret Chase Smith to a second term. She polled 72,218 votes to 49.762 for Paul A. Fullam, Democrat, history professor at bonds which will be amortised over a 40 - year period by income    .    T^a^l    1 from the two dorms. The presi-i Deaths I Of a I 1W dent terms the arrangement a In- steadily ahead early today in his,    college,    m    429    precincts, fight iM- the gove^orship of rock-ribbed Republican Maine. Edmund S. Muskie, 39, had a 10,000 vote edge on Republican Gov. Burton M Cross That margin was on the basis of returns from almost three fourths of the precincts voting in yesterday’s first state election of 1954—one in which the GOP had called for "greater majorities than ever before" to iHiint the way for the 47 slates balloting in Novem-ber. In 474 of 636 precincts. Muskie self - liqaiuatiug proposition terest rate is 3^ per cent. Possibility of the federal loan See DORMS. P|. 7 A. Cd. 3 P.ARIS. Sept. 13 ^The official toll (rf dead from last Thursday’s earthquake in .Algeria stood tonight at 1.340, the French government’s .Algerian Office reported. Shivers Wins 20 to 26 Contested Delegations hit us and then the truck. We ran i had 75,533 voles and Cross 65.134. Cross seeks a second term— ail of I at« "share to Precinct 1 out oi a'113.811 98 a isoline tax refund received from “Our aim is to cut out iùriu'i    :    'h“ »‘W    •’“f,*! .Suinr P«ymmt, No«    AltnHd    j    Kf«l Ingolsb« said, m    fxplanallun The onier does not    affect    pay    s    of the commissioners action, luoirts rii mado oul    ot IW    road    ;    -1 h.viu-t d.uw any    wild .,Kud. iHiud money voted by the precincl ;    -    Newberry    repliM. to buy right-Of way. But the com-j uigalslie advised mussioners withheld apiin val for -    spending Newberry to to the bone and P..VU.« bill, totalms M,M6 17 (or 1 ((„ half ol the men the’ work of paving the Hamby-hlm- ^ payroll " dale road. This was one of the i i„eeting about a year pro).H i, .iwvifually included In Ihe | berry, at the renuest ol die other lVgl3 txMul issue    ..... Floyd Tate of Huftalo Gap offer ed an unquahfieit migion Uial no more Precmct l bills be approved for payment. J. T. <Jake> Mc-Millon of Lawn gecomled the m^ tion after Tate agretni to amend ments excepting Hie road bond, funds and the gasoline tax re und. = Cotmmssioncrs Tate. McMiUun and Hufe Tittle of Merkel all xol-; t‘d for the motion Ncwlieiry re 1'atiu‘d from voting! Cuii.ily Auditor Herbert Middle | commissioners, agreeii back on his siiendiii*. to hold NEWS INDEX Newberry came under trie county jiHige’s criticism becau.se the Hamby-Elmdale road paving was exlended one mile south of Elm- j dale    ,    I In this connection Ingalsbe said the county has been "clipM lor heaven knows how much” Newberry argut'd that the pro^ ject was to have tieen "fn»m Hamby to Elmdale or about seven miles’* “You just don’t know how tar it is from Hamby to Elmdale," Ingalslie retort«! Bin» l.tstnl through on a red light but there wasn't any wa%to stop the bus “ j l.ewis said that all brakes on the ! Pampa bus went out, even the I emergency brake Net Overturaed Dan Masdon of Dallas, driver MINER.AL WELLS, Sept. 13 JB-Gov Shivers’ backers nailed down tonight 20 to 36 conlwted delegations to the stale democratic con- THE WUTHR of the truck, said the bus went through the red light and was hit by the Coats auto. H« said the impact kiKKked the bus into the front of his truck. None of the vehicles overturned The bus was caved In on both sides and heavy damage was vlone to the auto The truck -was only slightly damageiL The Pampa team but was head Items Usleii among the tnlls the CO nn..s.onerâ rcfusct to npprovc | <hí north »hen It crowed tl» in ' terseiHion. I', t. DKPxaTMf NT or coMwaar« wrvTHia aiatAi ABILrSK AN'U VICINITY Fair «»«riM    »»a    W»dn»^y üilV boUt    TVi#«JAy    «MlHt **n0kth central P*'' VS Ck*r »« w»rtb v-kmd%    wuR    wWtUi Matter«« nw*tl> aiHKmw« tfcu»«l«raHi««nt N«t* mu«*!»    1* TLwrKRvn «LI» Ml« r t-' SECTION A WeM«R*t new* Oil Spettt SECTION B E4t»«ri«U Caiwtc«    ■    .    •    • market* iedN, TV 4-S A 10.11 2 .    3 f were; Concrete work, $376 SO Nails and wire. $441 18 Gravel. $145 54 Concrete. $79 56 Labor. $767 62 Water tank. $192 W Mamtainei , $720 tW !tee t oi KT. Pg. 7*A, Col. S The Coats auto was i traveling east ami the truck west, j The truck tielongs to the Bras-well Mtgor Freight l.ines with headquarters m El Paso Alinokt 'Acroes I mation ot the vehu les at the accident seene indicated that the Pampa bus had nearly gotten ac something no GOP govemor has! vention tomorrow, been denied in modern Maine poll- Opposing liberals seatevi the i huge Harris County delegation but got a rap on the wrist along with it. Five other counties being contested went to the liberals Shivert — or conservaliva — forces grabbed the siieable vote strength of Bexar tSan .Antwilo*. Wichita 'Wichita FallsL Bell iTem-pie* and McLennan iWaeo» coun ties. John Osorio, a member of the 'overnor’s staff, provided the breakdown on which faction had bt*en sealed    ' The approximaie number of dtJe-gatc voles picked up by the liberals—backers of defeated gubernatorial candidate Ral{4i Varbor-ough-was This included tba 791» votes of Hams County. The Shivers forces picked up 790 ^ voles to go with an already over tion as beuig Ulegally constituted and said acts of the Harris County Democratic chairman in filling county Executive Committee va* were "improper and U- meeting of the stale execuliv e committee. Credentials Committee Chairman W. R. Boyd of Teague _ said he “didn’t carry    the figu«s    ;    ¿¡mâes around in my head” on    which side    '    legal.” got seated but he said    Osorio had    ;    But, the    report    said,    in    order    not thmKorniation.    '    >» «ifpri'i    Harris    County    oi    ro- Boyd-I roport slapp«i th. Hmi. , Pwsentation it was »oing to scat County Democratic county conven Mr« V M VI a •a ss i t:U « ^ S M • M »1 •i Ik tt n rt . .....    *    » *3    i*>    » »5    11    M *T    i:    » Ht<h «I«! to»* nlä x*?«    «n« a«« '*R«n»m«l«fi*r«*'1*«« «1 • » V « ReUUv* fcnmnlJiy »I •-*> p m » vw»*. Japan Raked By Typhoon TOKYO. Tuesday. Sept 14 vB— One of the mirst typhoons in Japan’s history struck the southern mainland yesterday, foaing evacuation of three cities and leaving 3« dead and thousands homeless. The storm bore on northward be the only group that asked to seated. The Harris County delegation had technically not been contested but a protest had been filed which sought to have no delegation seated and the county not represented. The five other counties for which liberals won seals were .Andrews, Caldwell, Cottle. Hopkins and Gregg Shivers forces won eUier conteste involving Clay, Culberson, Etlii, Frio, Gaines, Harri.son. Henderson, Howard. Knox, LaSalle, Midland, Nolan. Palo Pinio, Llano. Robert-I son and Young Counties. I The Credentials Committee liad listened all day to contesting dele* with weakening intensity toward whelVuig*num!w    them    ' the populous mam island    of Hon    gâtions plead their cases. mailed nst    control of the conven-    shu. leaving behind f on the southern island of    Kyushu    j    the garden gate    waa we Communications were out    with the j    political leader    deacrtbed hit stricken area.    I mailed tist control lion The Credentials Committee report was read in a tumulliious I ;

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