Abilene Reporter News, October 20, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - October 20, 1954, Abilene, Texas Ohm TiM Vntt«d Way Wt)t Abilene J^cportn* "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron MORNING VOL. LXXIV, NO. 124 Associated Press {AP)ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING. OCT. 20, 1954—TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c Sheppard Defense Attacks Sex Angle W. A. STEPHENSON . . . vice prcKident CLEVELAND. Oct 19 (4»i-The defense heatedly charged today that sex in the person of pretty, young Susan Hayes is the heart of the murder case against Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard. ‘‘Some people consider a sexual crime or sex deviation even worse than murder,” said defense Atty. William J. Corrigan in an argument over his examination of prospective jurors. liowever. Common Pleas Judge Edward Blythin disagreed and told the lawyer; Hardin-Simnions Dean Named To State Brotherhood Post FORT WORTH. Oct. 19—W A. f faith and testimony—are necessary Stephenson, dean of Hardin-SIm- , to cojie with the “gigantic prob-nions I'niversity and active in Abi- j lems of sin ”    | lene church work, was elected first j Also appearing on the morning vice pre.sidcnt of the State Baptist session was L. H Tapscolt of Dal- ; Brotherhood here Tuesday.    las. executive secretary, who re- Dean Stephenson is a member ported that 101 new local brother- *‘Sam Sheppard murdered Marilyn Sheppard, that’s the principal question. We’re not trying anyone for any sex offense here.” (Inflection of the judge’s voice indicated he intended the first sen \ tence as an inquiry rather than a statement of fact.) “Oh. yes we are.” replied Cor-. rigan, his voice rising.    j Sheppard, 30, is on trial for his I life He is accu.sed of bludgeon- j ing to death his blonde, pregnant wife. Marilyn. 31, after a love affair with Miss Hayes. 24. a technician who formerly worked w’ith Sheppard in his family’s osteo-f'athic hospital just outside Cleveland. Sheppard has pleaded innocent to murder. Corrigan called Miss Hayes the “star witness in the c.a,se.” She is due to te.stify later for the state Her name was put on the record twice today. The defense was try-    . ing to determine if any prospective ' bdent talk. Former House Speak-jurors might be unduly influenced    Rayburn    said    his    visits Ives Claims Harriman Party in Dock Scandal Demos Cocky; Hit Red Issue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Republicans stepped up their campaign battle last night, raising the communism issue twice. Democrats continued their con- of the University Baphst Church in .Abilene, where be served as vue chairman of the Board ot De.a-cons and chairman ut the Building Committee. San Aninnio .Man .Named Other officers elected in the state Baptist men’s organization were Fred C Hughes of San Antonio. retired railroad engineer, president, and Gilbert Garret of Pittsburg, re-elected recording secretary. hoods were organized during the by te.sfimony of adultery between Miss Hayes and Sheppard. The defense lawyer was questioning the third juror to be seated in the case. Edmund L. Verlinger, year to bring the total to 1,780 29. a combat veteran and hard-with a total memtiorship of 65,000. ware store manager. Opens S9lh ScNsion The brothcrh<»od. as well as the Woman’s .Missionary Union, were to close their meetings this afternoon and the Baptist (ieneral Convention of Texas will open its 60th .session tonight    i The Rev W A Cri.'twell of Dal- \ las. .speaking at the opening session of the brotherhood last night ; said today’s churches are "unre-Rev K Owen White of Houston lated to the people as they are” said five spiritual weapons—the with a resultant decline of the word of God. the churctKs, prayer. ‘ Christian church. “Did you ever hear of Susan Hayes’’” asK*-d Corrigan “Not until just recently, ’ replied Verlinger “You read it In the papers'.’” Corrigpn continutxi “Yes.” Verlinger said “Suppose.” Corrigan a.sked, “evidence is produced that the defendant had affairs with another woman, or women, would that produce in you ... a feeling of ill will towards the defendant that would prejudice you?” UNCONTROLLED OPENING ORDERED Abilene Granted Right To Dam Deadman Creek ••    fmum It tnrh openmt Huh such, mtd from reaidents and property Ai STIN. Oci 19 -P—Thr Slate    a g.ip. the c;i> expected to get    ' Board nf Water Engineers has    about J SflO acre fi'et a year from granted Abilene a permit to huilJ    the stream to >.i}>piement its Fort Phantom IMl ReMrrvoir 1 dam on l)ea<tman a Creek acd use Hi water, but the dam must hast m uncuntrolled 24imn «pen-iHg The opening ordered to re •pi*ose to downstream ranchers who daim they are dependent an water hoks fed by the creek The ofMWiqg would leave port ol the sirsmm flow UBchrvked la fUl Uif boJes Abiiffia had proposed a maxi- Mtp ply The cHy of Abilene had sought to cnanrvri Deadnian Creek wat^ into Lake Ii»rt Ph.ii'on Hi!!, principal wource ol the muniiipai water supply The dll trsHio point is to be i S miles Mftheast of the city and three-fiiurtha of a mile due east at tte> lake s pumptog station Uppusittun to the propo«aÌ stem- ARM BANDS AT BRECK 8 Cities Invaded By Abilene Group I igiM oeigiibartiig nttes were In , (Jther cit«e« vu ted on the Jastf-V aded Tuesday by a bus umi    were    WoosIumi    ThruxkniuftiUi Ahiiene gowt will trtpets    !    \thaay    and    Ram!    The    s«|uad    went At l..w»(!snd see^tnd »t^ip iw the afctnji bjivlinjg ruirrs. yard yaurney, itm Key ( iiy men wet« stuk* and hands ta all oi the lowws nvri by M J Tnajser managrr of E^isiiand C'hamber mt I'wtnntrrtv owners aioaf Deiulmaft Creeli. Nineteen filed a protest with the slate board Their mam ohjetnon siaied m the protest w.»« that the creek furnishes l.be only water iuptny for domaauc purptwet of persona living akmg thr stream la teetimofiy beianr the State Board of Water Eagmeert m Aua-tm Oct tl. Dr J C Duff, mayor of Aaaoa was slmrply rrtfical the fOaa. while S W Kreeae. coo atmcfioa eaguwM’ who la design tag the ditwskw dam. deaied tiijt the diversMc. proyert would hurt ratwhers m the area over the country have convinced him the voters will elect a Democratic Congress .Nov. 2. The Senate Internal Security subcommittee released sworn testimony by two men who said that when Henry A, Wallace and Glen II Taylor agreed to head the Progressive party ticket in 1948 they knew the party was under Communist control. Taylor Banning Again The present political angle Is that Taylor is now the Democratic candidate for senator in Idaho, i and with the present close division ; in the Senate, every race is es-' pecially important. ! The tesstimwiy came from Mat-, thew Cvetlc. former FBI undercov-i er man, and John I.autncr. a former Communist now working for the Justice Department. Both said they didn’t believe either Wallace or Taylor was a Communist Vice President .Nixon, in a speech for a Republican rally in Philadelphia, discussed the Eisenhower administration program for getting rid of alleged security risks in the fovemment 71 Mwre Ifidt He MKk a “left-wiag dmue . . tried to create the impression that ihe oiienaee ot thuee diKnarged were inconsequential.” He said. loo. thel • Civil Service Commissioii r^wrt showrd that 7» State Department employes left their jobs while their personnel ; (lies contained information Nixon said iwlivated they were Communists. or associated wiih Commu-ntsts. ‘.\W, YOl^’RE Jl’ST STRINGING ME ALONG’—Young John Linsky, 3, seems rithei dubious that anybi»dy ever talked through the 1876 telephone Gus 6reen is showing him and his mother, Mrs. Geneva Linsky, Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. employe from Rotan. Green is a communications engineer. (Staff photo by Bob Gulleyl Dutch Given ; Secret Data INE WUTHER Match Box Phone Near, Official Says I By PHYLLIS N’IBLiNG I Rrpwrter-Naws Staff Writer When <>>! A H Beb decided a new gadget he had sera might be useful ta operating the Galveston News, be had one installed between the editisrial office and his home The famed publisher thus became the ftrst person ia TexM to have a tekphone back is IfTt It wasn’t mttl the next year that Sotdhwcwtera Bell TeSepk^ Co got lU start ta the sUde, bow ever The company dates its T5th Tex as aimiversary ceiebratioa Iron: the mstallation of aa exchange s* Galveston, then the largest ctty m Man Slays Wife, 3 Kids, Brother, Self wssiuaa at asse *ait.s~xs vttixttv !    w    wa» vu :» V4»    imiê    MO    «mIS Potkw tTuaf Kajr latar« escxitrd tiwm through Iowa where an«.>Uier gteup waited te gfoei Ihrtn la the latter erwwd were Grady pifàik rtwd Hale W M Ven rr (tie Rev thte llaishait. Wayne JmIummi P’tanii Hey Gene khudes. Hrpuiy hlwftff Lee Hwn and Hra r> PewteiwM Hale u a fumier Ahueovaa aow Lviwg in Eastlaad Cm* Flrwi hiwp la Ciate the d«v » t.ut step the wekrauag group larbaled Paui kraihear. siale repnrsetMaiive-aomiaec aad meaagrf of I'tsio ( hamtM-r of {'tmunervw. J K Piva* U f Pwiv^r vkiof. U L Perdue and i B Ptaii As thr drlefaiMMi rekod m ta Haager they were osiorted hy tm, I lossiey. ra> nuuMger and M G Bouads. rhnrt of psdice ila haad dvtwait i# greei thrns were J Fioyd h>:hHvwv»nh presi dMd oi tha kaager i'tiaaduer of i-•rtuMMrce. Law kuduag mav or po tem. Dsr htarviidJl JoUy. kip Gj(toway hie Ihrau VI Brceh^wige ue« bw* loHow^ e*i Cluaf m Pefesw b.>n khuiry 1« ii<a hnsiOf^    where ihey wr^e mat by Umì Evuii kugewe Timw^sob, Geòrgie derilon. and k I McAarra iwa vwrtoi» Utnvhod with the kw t*i) t tub ai ttur t oiiuiianMy Can iw Ptvsiiiral of the iLAary hems •as iTiarlew Ha|d«y “âWpéetiiw Aliooam« an o.i tmu was showa at lae gel lugethei Binrb Arw Bands Befsre ooomom Hw rdir ol Brevi eel vdge uwrnhen af the Inwp dun-mmi Mes-b arm bands ka mmamw m IBa ésism ai tha Ibtiaaa Ui# •vtwsi R^bM hr tha •vakerxwa m iBa fndlrtli ^ 1 m A* i«ae I Uaktng the trip were Paid Mil-trf Ivaa rtyaa. J T LsRsqne. Etaest tItiWHt* Jdullikia. Woudtow daft* Ptui Kstrlitt. Owea Etti» Frank Mouie Jim Jeniting» V F Hsidriage kief K Ttu.!u.an B..: K««*» Dsvid Fry C A |lr.i»..tii John Higgias. Law » i j»«    v dhile and law llaidtn trip was II» >YV Î ill • V SlhUtkMi ed by the Ahvietw CtiaiuUrt v>i I'vun Itirrce Ywm s u *t iO u »J »T H Ml n tsiseuuit aas e w • m » 3b u m Si W.ASHINgTUN. Ort lb Jv-Tha U h and Dutch govemrosots ron-i:rmed idtK'ialty today Uiai the NetherUiids wa the cowiiry which :V4C *-ed ;niv«rmatK»n from Joseph ....    .    . s IM.,--. Jr .Vo «    “    *“*“•    “• td ' .iiiproprr’v taking ’ srcfrt de-itrose duv'umriiU But offtctals expressed belief the Dutch had acted m gv*vd ia:ih .And at The Hague a Ik. vh ot-ftual said t.’ir Nelhertsods Lad sh-to.'ved irr.'iir:,»'.. -n U^n Pciciwra uiitirr the rrpre*».v<« he w4% author ori! M , »r :t Thr Ni-thr?.aifcls    »wte also said g.>4irrnniettt bad ex-tiiahgrv! mt%'iniaiio« w.i.h INder-s<ii a fi.Tiia-aywar research anal-y»t with the ukrawcrei .National Scvuni) Agency He waa lued tiom that pih sever ai wrebs ago The ofticial statemcMs ivoititni mg an earlier rrixirt wrte t»*ord i’H'ttiv heture a tsdsrai grand h*iV m rvcait v AJexaadtia A a tr »rvMTvl i*H t.he sevvafvd stfa-Shi Say Best Tsxas employ es ol the com' pany saw a pageant of their rsw-paay s bunory m the atalt Tusa- day mght gt a “party’m Radford Mrmvinal Auditorium. Narr.»:ed by Geurge Brown II .,1 Belt manager, the pagraal li ui    shde*    and    old ajUvs «n^vwmg th«* evw«-panv s devrkgimetll ovar the yrais Lw J»! en>iJ'*yv» toob patde-minie parts la the show. AMer the K«4 at thr past. G«i Ur«vM ot Fort Ruith tvamivMUCS-iK-ii» et\gin«wrr gave abvwd auS Bek HAm^RURG. Afbs.. Oct If O. L. Pearce. JS. Perry Cooaty hoii coasenatiun worker, today killed hif wrufa. his three small children and his brother aad then committed suictdt    I Perry C*»unfv Sheriff Dee Hammett identified Pearce's victims as Mrs Avis I’rarce. 35. Char lee i. Elaiat. I. Pnda. f «ad Lorenso Peartw # Lorenxo s body was found at t lB Hagler Jailed On Ring Probe tBeleled lUMry. Pg. 12-A> n>RT WOR’TH Oct It J»-David Hagler Jr . charged with the lurch aUjtag ol aa uaknowm maa was irarreslsd Utday tor qur*tK«:.ng abestf aa flSn nag iouad ra Um lug gage ot his Germaa ftanvwe The Fart Rorth bus^n«»» mAft was felessed only thi» iiu.-.-^i.ng vk kio am buwl Ha had ht kl, since Wsdnssdsjr na IBa ; murdsr charge    ; I A4 the umr ef à» amnl drteaas ettarnspg wet« trywg ai OaBas la, free h» »•eeUtsart, His» EloaiwUi Bergnuaa. hha was takea taiaarus [pm more than two hours ofior the hodiag oi tho others wore nis-rovorad ta tha hadman ot Uietr homo. 3S mii«s omttìtHM ol HMties-Nirf Officers found the brothe*'» body ta the woods some M milea awsy A note left by O L Powca aire* ted oiiicers to tho spot A corontf s fury rukd Pearca killed tho others and then shot him solf ia the hand with the H gataas shotgun which WM tound Mar his oady oa tha bad. Sr„:tïtK’rê said Poartw had baae worriad far a loag uma avor ft- mwH-es iaerul HamaMU said Bo ba-tiewed this was tha saqwsaca oi events: o L Paartw ieR hts hsnw obm • am. saytag hs was psiat up au bfuthrf who livsd • quarter oi a mils away He and hu broths* éfgve far saverai nufaa. They ihsa gut sMt al Ufa car Pearos shst his besthfr. Gbaa ra-turvtwd ta hu hum» wd gut hu two Democrat Fires Back Firm Denial NEW YORK, Oct. 19 tft-Sen. Irving M. Ives charged tonight that Averell Harriman, his rival for the governorship, was Involved in the mid-I920’s In a 12.50.000 pier lease scandal with Tammany Hall. Harriman denied It. The Republican said Harriman, Democrat-Liberal nominee, headed a shipping company that paid the money to a corru^ judge in return for leases on two city-owned piers. Harriman retorted that he never paid or knew of any improper payments to anyone in connection “with any pier lease or any other matter " Caiwter Attacks Ives He. in turn, arc »--cd Ives of waging a “slan^rous attack on my personal integrity’’ ia a “desperate effort to bolster his faltsriag campaign.” Ives speech, which had tbs grwat-est advance buikdnp of ony so far m the .New York stats rampatpi for a successor to retiring Republican Gov. Thomas E Dew^ Wag telecast aad broadcast on a xîata* wide netwtwk. The senator tut short aa «p-ftatt csmpaiffi tour and siaifa a midnight drive from AiboBf to New York last night with ward that he would hars aa hftpfataat mistamctmooA today Amid specuUdioa aa to what Bk nsx? mov# woak} be, hu oHwe «i-notfaced fa • a m hs wmiU go an Ufa atr to rssrat o ‘*cUrti!ng mhI favocktnf situaUaa * iawofving IB», rtmao. BHbovy Cbargoi The gtst of lbs etuugo was tfiil 'the t nited Amsrtcaa Uan. wkb Harrimao as Its bsard fBarman. 'piud Ufa quarter mtllMa is JCiBfs County Judge B Bsmard Votm us a COM wtdefv puniirtisd In aewipaprr« la îW |»os swat the line was lofaai money and IBal « w«» able to soil iho ships oMy by proetdfag b«cb-ufa fa(il«Mo far tho purrbssors-”ta«»aay raawrwllod thodocbs ” «fad Urn rmmm MaB M Ufa ManbaRM Dweraifa Ur- fhargod tbfa oonpoay sbtataed IBs tBraugb payai al tit at aavii t hard fa wBi If baa* is m *a woU «BM te MMI «•§ iBil te >uurs<*r rrukSmi Thsy fhove to pfays tav «ate wten te ai aBMd** itm    J«aiiC    tchvK»«    sad    . Hamaiaa anmawd Hsn te tenw* piasti 14»    the    oldest    child    dawiag a T«i.’wr ihrtt (huvs to tum* aad te u iknowo pong. umA tbs rhildfiMi, a<iaina»«r BBfa te efitpluyir» a pwrk urto tfis hAurs- j lady yeofafday akar flv.ng bacA uxtfa n av    tvr far «ff. frum Gorvaaay to hete HUgic' te- »*44 Guvij SAid *Vn prv, W.ii cor fX tfw-ir    WHh tifattt Hr vinnuti»»! .itr«! .-.‘iv* mioia- ture * walbfa to^w LlUs larpst ULAtt a krtvhs* mfacb Ira rhorge roriMr «A ftght lbs Hogfar a •r ptera isaf ki I bas IBs asxl dour rwfadsnrs wbsrs bfa Mn K w BsBiniiig Bvod Bm tesrnbrJ ’ ma mm woodb and lillnd insn, ; too ibsr^iff xaid. 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Cak. t Tom Green, Kno: Road Bids Opened «I it 1 - .hi iiS t 0'S ' 4U w^ii 33 lovfcl pfoysrG H'gaw«L> te u-m om tt pewyect* arc ^ hii’ ' fa fa sxafa om A fatetete«- Two arafaini wbicb wsrs mcbte •vl la tte bteh oprate bf (hs H<gW w»> iWlhlfOyfa Tifateoy «V T«1 Grswa «sfa Rhte t*fm Grwsa. flito Mt farm-%mm ate pnttag Bin iteravate wutifaral (B L ksiwM smsii Pm m«b tad potto« H'raML Araarite smm Ite warraai isste ttefay fa tho Hoglv« «te kobrara mtmm» faisfate dut Itan Berpuora rfafa s »«urw lUisnwitii top Ì m$mg i.v luig luute m hor    ««# «iivrag MTV seal oruriss ahiira trai » cor ra A«ig H iWfkvrx Mid lUgfar was qraw tnsiwii abuui ufaurotivw ra un nog ACC Opens 22 Bids But None Accepted BULiniN tkimfaMI ite kS fa (^'«1 la a bfa sBkiwiy faon fa It Ifafawfa NIWS INDIX «CTÌK A M . A . I . « . f It taro V >->m eratkrtscCra btdi ter Abitew CoxmAim twêmm"* prww-cfa I«« ieiorndmm mom ogm-mi Ate trawkfate fteteisy ster-fara. 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