Abilene Reporter News, September 27, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - September 27, 1954, Abilene, Texas CLEAR, HOTíEh ^Wlene toorter m««™«'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron VOL. LXXIV, NO. 102As,n,iaied Pres, (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, SEPT. 27, 1954 —TEN PAGES PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c Panel to Urge Censure Vote, Paper Claims Rplated Story, Page lO-A DENVER, Sept. 26 Senate investigating committee will recommend Monday the censure of Sen. McCarthy tR-\Vis> on three points and report critically on the senalpr's action on other matters, the Dfenver Post said today. The comm ttee headed by Sen. Watkins <R-Utah>, will recommend that the Senate censure McCarthy for being contemptuous of a Senate committee which was in- McCarthy has not denied that he accused this committee of “complete dishonesty“ and of using taxpayers’ money to “dig up campaign material” against him. lie agreed that he had declined invitations to appear before this committee but said that he would have appeared had he been subpoenaed. ‘Without Brains’ The censure recommendation on the point of using abusive language about fellow members Typhoon Slams Ferry; ,000 Believed Dead Storm Fury of vestigating his affairs;, for the (^e Senate, the Post said, is based | senator’s “vulgar and base” Ian guage in rcfen ing to another .senator. and for his treatment of Brig. Gen. Ralph Zwicker at a committee hearing, the Post .said. Document Included The possession by .McCarthy of a confidential P'BI document will be criticized by the report, the Post added On the fifth charge that McCarthy urged government employes to turn over to his committee classified information-—the Post said that a “yes and no” report will be filed The report will disapprove of McCarthy's appeal but will insLst that Congress has the right to ask for and receive information needed to carry on investigative work, the f’ost .stated The Post said it.s information on the report, scheduled to be made public Monday morning, is based on a “reliable source but there were no quotation.s from the text of the cl sely guardixf document itself. The story was from Washington and written by Barnet Nover. the Post's capital correspondent. Committee Hit The Watkins committee recommendation which the Post said would hold that the senator was contemptuous of the Senate, had to do with the Ha.vden-Hendrick-son - Hennings subcommittee on privileges and elections »n 1951. which the Wisconsin senator denounced after refusing to testify before it or supply it with information about his activities. The committee reported on Jan 2, 1953. raising questions about McCarthy's financial affairs and accusing him of refusing to cooperate with It. Tips Ferry In Disaster on the charge that .McCarthy described Sen. Hendrickson (R-.\J) as a “living miracle without brains or gut.s,“ McCarthy insisted that he had the right to make the remarks under freedom of speech. The charge involving Zwicker was one of 45 made by three senators. Ralph Flanders. Vermont Fiepublican; J. W. Fulbright. .^r-Kan.sas Dcfnocrat. and Wayne Mor.se. Oregon independent. Woman's Legs Broken by Car Mrs. .Ambers V. Meeks. 41. of Route 2, had both legs broken ; w hen hit by a car at a food store, parking lot at South 11th and : Oak Sts alwut 2 .30 p.m. Sunday. City Patrolman E. L. Odell said | the car striking Mrs. Meeks had apparently been accidently knocked into reverse gear.    j Hazel Catenhead Fuller. 25. of i 897 North Treadaway Blvd. was | passengers in the third class driving the car. She was attempt- * mg to back away from the curb j .    window    near h^d‘S^n m    crawled    about simi had been moved from    out '•when a huge wave 0 low gear without her know- *i groped about in the dark TOKYO. Monday. Sept. 27 Lf»— .A Japanese survivor of the Toya I Maur typhoon disaster said today i the wreck “was like a hell on earth.” The huge ocean going ferry was 3*2 hours out of Hakodate and floundering badly at 10 p m.. Dai-kichi Vamazaki. 48. related to the Yomiuri newspaper. “.Alxiut four minutes later I felt a terrific lurch and shock. “The lights went out It was pitch dark. “I felt the floor list about 45 degrees and water began pouring into the third class decks. “I was by the dining room and groped my way to a window. In the dark everyone was tumbled together all at once. Some were pushed over and some were stepped on. “The screaming and shouting in the dark was like a hell on earth.” Yamazaki continued: “About this time 10 or 12 third j class pa.ssengers finally squirmed j out of the door into the dark outside. But I saw no one following. “There must have been about BRUSH FIRE DESTROYS HO.ME ... 1 of 8 California blazes IN CALIFORNIA Huge Fire Forces Evacuatioii of 300 EX Gl BOOS 30 GENERALS SAN BER.NARDI.NO. C a 1 i f. , the upper end of Devil's Canyon Before the driver could stop the ' and grabb^someriiing that'^ uf^-Flames burst out of were told to leave before nightfall. like a human head. It was a stray car's forward momentum it struck Mrs.    Meeks, breaking    her legs. A |    buoy    from    a    fishnet, child    in the car is    believed to,    ‘«i    hugged the buoy and tried    to have    struck the gear    shift lever, p^sh    away from the ship, changing the gears.    “i    was    luckv.    I    made    it    to    the Mrs. Meeks is in Hendrick .Memorial Hospital. beach—rather. I was washed up ashore at Nanayehama.” a deep canyon, flanked firelines on a ridge above, and raced toward two mountain resort communities north of here today. More than 300 persons including 71 youngsters and parents from a About 4:30 a.m. today the resort community of Cedar Pines was or-dred evacuated. Halstead said about 200 persons left the community. He estimated Dulles Calls for Quick Action To Save West's Defense Plan T.ONDON. Scj>t 26 fv-l S .Secretary of State John F'oster Dulles flew into London toilay for the nine-power conference on German rearmament and called for quick results to prevent the collapse of Western defense planning Dulles made a dramatic, conciliatory gesture toward France immediately uixm arrival by ptTson-ally asking to see I’remter Mondes-France before the crucial conference Tuesday The .American secretary walked acro.ss the runway to French am-ba.^.sador Rene .M:v>sigli, awaiting the arrival of the French premier-foreign minister. Dulles greetiHl Mossigli warmly and reque.sted an appointment “at the earliest possible moment.” Mendes-France flew’ in 75 minutes later. He declared: “I am quite sure we will do very good and useful work at the conference.” Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of West Germany arrives tomorow Dulles told airiwrt reporters the I'niled States will go into the momentous parley “hoping for good results because it is imperative that there should be good results.” He said the West must move rapidly in the crisis stemming from French rejection of the European army plan and added: "If we don't move rapidly things could fall apart rather badly,” .Meanwhile. Western Euro{^ expressed cautious optimism that France and her Western partners would get together at the conference on some kind of agreement to rearm the Germans Newspapers refU'cted the deep dread of failure and the common feeling that the parley may decide “the fate of our generation." The Kremlin newspaper hvestia ca.stigaled the conference as di rected at reviving German militarism and predicted a sharp split among the Western .Allies. Dulles quickly met Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden of Britain to work out a common approach of the conference. The two conferred over dinner at the home of UjS. Ambassador Winihrop Aldrich. The American secretary appears ready to back Eden's effort to put German divisions on the line against Communist aggression through the speedy entry of West Germany into the North .Atlantic Treaty Organization Both men are also set to urge Mendes-France to agree to full sovereignty for the Germans as the first business at the parley. crippled children’s camp were p^Qre than 100 cabins dot the area evacuated as the flames roared toward cabins and summer homes at Cedar Pines and Job’s Peak. Five thousand acres have been blackened by the blaze—worst of eight which have swept over nearly 19,000 acres m one of Cali- j fornia’s most critical fire weeks in history. Smoke arose 15.000 feet over the San Bernardino Mountains, drifted over this city—which lies near the south limits of the blaze—and of Cedar Pines and Job’s Peak, which also was ordered evacuated. SUMMER, FALL? Weather Unable To Form Opinion OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 28 Uh—A World War I buck pri* vate realized a lifelong am* bilion last night — he booed a general. Not one general but 30 in fact. .And Secretary of the Army Stevens as well, as the collection of brass presented Oklahoma's 4 5th National Guard Division with battle streamers. .As he was hustled away by police, the old soldier — A. B. Rowland — explained he had always wanted to boo a general and the opportunity was too good to miss. Testimony in Goither Case Moy End Today 53 Americans Feared Drowned In Japan Storm TOKYO, Monday, Sept. 27 fAP) — Nearly 1,000 persons including 53 Americans, were missing and presumed drowned today after a huge ferry capsized last night in the typhoon - lashed seas off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. The U. S. Far East Command reported at least 12 .American military personnel of 52 aboard the 4.337-ton ferry Toya Maru were known to have perished. The other American was Thomas M. West, 60, an agent for a cosmetic firm. 1,141 Passengers They were among 1,141 passengers on the southbound vessel when mammoth waves flipped it on its side in Hakodate Harbor. The Japanese Maritime Safety Board reported there w’ere 155 survivors, but did not say whether any Americans were among them. The board said 442 bodies had been recovered and 544 persons still were missing. The Far East Command listed the known American military dead as nine soldiers, two civilian women employes and one male civilian employe. Names were withheld pending notification of relatives. The Army earlier had reported 55 U. S. militarv’ personnel aboard. Ser\ice Wiped Out The raging storm in the Tsugara Straits virtually wiped out the ferry service linking the three million Japanese on Hokkaido with the rest of the island nation. The newspaper Asahi reported four other big ferries were sunk and badly damaged. It said four were busy in rescue work. Only two out of 14 were in service. There was ho immediate word on the death toll, if any, resulting from the sinking of the other ferries—which earlier reports had identified as “freighters.** Asahi said the four were the Kitami Mam, 2.928 tons; Hidaka Mam, 2,932 tons: the Tokachi Maru. 2,912 tons; and the Seikan Maru, 3,142  -- World Sznk Ousts Czechoslovakia WASHINGTON. Sept. 26 U’^The International Monetary Fund’s Committee of Governors on Organization has voted “overwhelmingly" to suspend Czechoslovakia, last Communist member in the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The weather in Texas Sunday was sort of blowing hot and cold, unable to make up its mind whether »1 was summer or fall rained ashes on    Lake .Arrowhead, only fi\e miles    to the northeast of the fire. Sheriff’s deputies heed one mn j    temperatures    ranged seized as a suspected arsonist. But;    ^    summerish    98    at    Dallas, an investigation    of the possibility. pr^sulio.    Lufkin    and    College    Sta- continued. Fire    fighters released    j    ^    distinctly    chilly 78    at    Dal- Fire from other .southern California blazes were being thrown into the struggle, augmenting 600 men now on the lines. Bauer said the Paivika Camp for Crippled Children was evacuated last night, a few hours after the fire broke out. Forty families in tons. The Joint Staff Council. Japan’s ton military headquarters. described the disaster as the worst in Japan’s maritime history. Japan’s Maritime Safety Board reported 400 bodies had washed ashore and 42 were aboard the ship, possibly crushed when railroad cars aboard broke loose and plunged across the decks. AH. or almost Americans were •ANSQ.N. Sept. 26 — Testimony All, or almost all. the other fund, for refusing to open an in-in the trial of WiUard F. 'Bill' Americans were servicemen or formational wmdow through the Gaither, on trial for the murder , their dependents.    Curtain of .Abilene Policeman Jimmy The typhoon, third to lash Japan Spann, may come to a close some- within two weeks, also fanned a time Monday.    i    fierce    fire    which    destroyed    four-, sources in a position to know the The trial in 104th District Cou*i fifths of the coastal city of Iwanai adion taken at a long meeting of enters its seventh day Monday on western Hokkaido. Iwanai has the fund committee late Saturday. was This was reported today by AT MILFORD, DEL. Malenkov, En-lai Sent Invilailons To Visit England SCARBOROUGH. England. Si'pt. 2»i yfi—Dr. Fditli Summer.skill, vice chairman of the Labor Party, disclosed tonight .-«he has invited Premiers Georgi Malenkov of Ru.ssia anil t'hou F.n l ii of Red China to vi.sit Britain next year Neither declinetl the invitation. Dr. Suinmerskill said She recently loured Russia and China with a Labor Party delegation headed by former Premier ('lement Attlee She said; “I extended an invitation to Malenkov and Chou En-lai to a return visit. I asked the BniiNh ftinb.i'i'iador if he would issue a vi.sa to Mr. .Malenkov and he solemnly assurtni us that he would. “I’hi* visit can only tuvome a reality with the cooperation of the government l,et us hope the gov* ernineiU will recognize the great contribution to niututl understanding which • vifii of thU nature would effect.” Integration Opponents Ask for School Boycott follow ing a Sunday recess Selec-1 a population of 23.000. tion of a jury began last Monday.:    Communications were tangled in "    the    area,    but the death toil was expected to mount when details of hart. There was a little rain. Brownsville had .10 of an inch, El Paso. .68. Galveston .23. and Palacios 06. In general, the weather was warm and sunny with a touch of fall in tlu? far west and north portions. A few scattered showers , were expected near the coast late i Sunday and in the east and south portions Monday. Some widely scattered showers and thundershowers were forecast for the El Paso area and the Panhandle. 5 Spies Executed ATHENS, Sept. 26 Jh—Five men convicted of spying for Bulgaria were executed yesterday in Corfu and Salonika. the fire are learned. The American LST-546 with 191 soldiers from the Cavalry Division I See TYPHOO.N, Pg. f-A. Coi. 2 No formal announcement made after the meeting. The boards of governors of the World Bank and fund, made up ot finance ministers and central bank leaders from 57 member nations, are holding their ninth annual meeting here. MILFORD. Del . Sept. 26 (f*-Opponents of integration today urged Milford's white parents to keep their children home when the city's high school reot>ens tomorrow with 11 Negro pupil.s returning to their tenth grade cla.ss formerly comtxised of all while b(>y.s and girls Bryant Bowles, president of a group he formeii and which he calls the National As.sn. for the .Advancement of While Peofde, told a crowd that he estimatevl at S.OUO at nearby Harrington Air|H>rt; Prolecl Children “You I'erlainly have the right to protect your child by ket»ping it at home if you are afraid there is going to be violence stirrevl up by the oppo.sitlon. I would bar the door before it leaves and not after.” And WiUiHiu H Macklin. who Identified him.self as a “74-year-old mayor of Ctnlar Creek.” near Milford, told the applauding crowd which reiHirters estimaleti at between 3.1KW and 3,000: “H we keep our children home frtMii school maylie somebody’tl do something about this siiuaUun.” The retH^oning of the schools with white and Negro pupili integrated in the 25-year-old Lakeview Ave. high school is the center of a racial situation which has shaken this ctwimunily of 5.7iK) to its roots. | mission to the all-white* Lakeview .Avenue High St'hool. Previously. .Negro pupils had to attend high schwl in all Negro Milford is a normal small town, j schools in either IXiver or George-, U S .A. U is In the southeastern i town. 18 miles from Milford section of the l>elaware peninsula; None of the 237 elementary pu-near the IVlaware Bay.    j    pils at Benjumin Banneker applied Agriculture Helps    !    for enrollment at Lakeview . Agriculture supplies 90 per cent j Classes opened at both Lakeview of the town’s economic lifeblood, and Biinneker on Sept 8 All went Since the turn of the century well The sohixil tvvard plus school race relations have been friendly officials were satisfuHl that inte-until four wt*t‘ks ago Then 11 Ne ' gration was working gim's regislertHl for classes in the    Meeting Held all-white combination high and ele-; But on Sept 17. a meeting was mentary school,    j    held No one knows who called it. The thing starteti when the U S but 1,500 persons showetl up. No Supreme Court ruled that school segregation was unconstitutional. Delaware has segregation. What happened, then, in Delaware after the court rulev!” In Wilmington, school otficlals Negroes were present Petitions to fight integration were circulated. On Monday morning, another muss meeting mushroomed at the Lakeview school. Ru.ssell V. Bradley, a husky, decided to start integration at the fortyLsh mechanic, conducted the first-grade level, allowing separate meeting. He said* classes for whites and Negroes in th« upper grade.s Pupils Apply Downstate, on Sept. 7. the U pupils who had graduated from tho all-Negro Benjamin Banneker Elementary School applied for ad* “I’m not against Negroes or 4»j)|H)setl to them or anything else. We re law-abiding petvple here and it we have to have integration we might nid like it but we’ll accept It, Rut I think this thing has been badly handled by tha achool board. 3 in Family Die in (rash; Toll to 9 By THE .AvVSOCIATED PRESS Three members of one family were killed when a car rammed a bridge near McKinney in North Texas Sunday. The impact drove a bridge railing through the car. The accident brought to nine the number of weekend violent deaths in Texas, most of them due to highway acculenis. Killed in the one-car accident near McKinney were Mrs. Frank Oliavo, her daughter. Orlia, 4: and her son, Kiiachio, f months, all »rf the little Collin County town of Wylie. Three other members of the Oliavo family and an unideiuifietl hitchhiker were hurt, the latter crilicaUy James Hilliard Biuv*«, Dallas was killeil and 10 persons Injured in a violent 3-car collision 15 miles east of Hanger on U S. Highway 80 Saturday night Traffic was backed up for two imies while the wreckage blocked the highway. 1 Killed, 10 Hurt In Wreck at Ranger RANGER. Sept 26 'RNS) — James Hilliard Bruce. 32, of Arcadia Park was killed and 10 other persons — including five Abilen-ians — were injured in a three-car wreck about 15 miles east of here on V. S Highway 80 Saturday night. The three • car pile - up about 10 15 p m. tied up traffic for two miles before the wreckage could be removed. Ear*y reports on the wreck were that two persons were killed, but Bruce was later found to be the only fatality. ChUdrrn Injured Abilenians injured were Mr and Mrs E. E Teiinistm of 841 Crockett Dr., Iheir daughter, Elizabeth .Ann, 14, and Jesse Banks. 53. Negro, ami .Mary Johnson, 88, Negro. Others injured were Mr and Mrs. Bill Williams of .Arcadia Park ami their three chilren. Peggy. T, Michael. 8. and Kathy. 18 months. Ttie dead man had been a pas-.senger in the car driven by Williams, 31, en route from Arcadia Park to California. The Williams car and another driven by Ten-ntsoo, 41, sideswtped. Tenmsoo was goiag east. Banks, fo41owwg behind TtMmi- son, hit the Tennison car as it swung around from the unpact. Tennison is employed in Abilene by Independent Loan Co. 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Witliams IS still in the West Texas Clinic here Extent of his injune.s was not known Sunday alilKHigh a hospital spt>kesman said he wa.s "resting well.“ Cuts oa Eorehead His wife, Betty. 30. is m Ranger General Hospital. She sustained a severe forehead laceration and bruises and shock. llie three Wilhamf children were trv'ated at the Ranger hospitals and then released Je»e Banks is in Hanger General Hospital with a dislocated hip and leg injuries. He was reported to be resting well Sunday, Mary Johnson was treated at Ranger General Hospital for « fac-uii cut and severe bruiiMni and tliM released. ;

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