Abilene Reporter News, October 22, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

October 22, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - October 22, 1954, Abilene, Texas Pi OiVVTiMVnfMil way ^bil0ii0 3^0portEt "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"-Byron EVENING FINAL VOL. LXXIV, NO, 12G Contract Let On Deadman (reek lobs R. 0. Brown and J. Andy Pruitt, Aliilene and San Angelo, were awarded the contract Friday morning to build the Deadman Creek diversion dam and channel. City Commission let the contract on Brown’s and Pruitt’s bid of $68,925. That offer was the lowc'st submitted lust WLH.'k at the bid-opening session. Piltsburgh-De.s Moines Steel Co. ■ was given the contract for purchase and erection of a l.a-millioii-; gallon - capacity, elevated water storage tank. Its bid, the lowest received last week, was $164.180 Awarding of both contracts was upon recommendation from F’-eese & Nichols, Fort Worth consulting-engineers. That firm, which is planning and supervising the city'.- water and sewer expansions. had examined and compared bids. F!o(h1 water from Deadman Creek will be floweit by graviiv, into the city’s I.ake Fort Phantom Hill by means of the diversion dam and channel. It is the commission's ho{M’ that the Deadman project will be com- ; pleted during this calendar year or soon thereafter. The successful bidders pledged themselves to finish the job in 90 calendar days. 210 Days on Tank Completion of the water storage tank installation will requite ^ at least until the middle of lOF't Contract calls for the time not to exceed 240 days from the date the company receives the contract The water tank will lie located land. Associated Press ( AP) ARtLENE. TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING, OCT. 22, 1954—TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c Germany Approved NATO AAember AN UNEASY LULL U.N. Disarmament Talk Gets Crucial j UNITED N.NTIONS, N.Y. Li' — i 2. The commission will consider | Russia and the big Western powers | all disarmament plans which have reached agreement early today on. been placed before it, including the language of a resolution to r-et; the British-French compromise, up new disarmament talks. U.N. the Soviet agreement to delay sources reported. atomic bans until a half-way mark juicca icpwitvvi.      ,    *    A.    »T    r* In more than a week of dickering has been reached, the L.S p an these principles; 1. The Disarmament Commission Saar Issue Still Darkens Picture angles of disarmament.^ Informants here said the re- ACCUSED—Edward B. McCall. 48. described as a trusted bank employe for 26 years, has been CVMPAUiN FACE LIFTING—President Eisenhower, fingers in cheeks to form a grimace, acts out a point dur- ing his plea to New York state Republican leaders for a Republican congress to help him finish his job in Washington. Ike urged the GOP leaders to acquaint the people with the facts and not go around with long faces. Eisenhower Sounds Appeal For 2d Republican Congress viet Union to hold closed-door program. Its chief importance was 1 The Disarmameni vuiiiiiusMuii .........  .    cuihimvc    —    - will authorize Britain, France, the | ported new agreement did not spell accused of fraud in connection United States. Canada, and the So- i anv advance in the disarmament with a quarter-million dollar em- ..... '    bezzlement from the Girard Trust and Corn Exchange Bank in Philadelphia. Bank officials said he spent $45,000 of the money on “wine, women and song. ’ They said he faked loans which he himself i^iproved over a period of 18 months.    ^ Eledlon Planned To Fill Sadler Poil on a cit v-owned block of which lies between Stuith 19th and South 20lh S’t.k ami between High- \pA\ YORK if—President Ei-land Ave ami S.into.« St.    senhower, winding up a two-<1ay Contracts let Friday are the first    sounded f ’ hp '^UtU’dod undov $'T ?niilion '    #    *    *    wî"    * vater'and sewer revenu- bond i-^- new appeals for enactment of his; sue which voter> approved this health reinsurance program and milled to the new Congress convening in .lanuary. “We know that the American people will not long be denied access to adequate medical facili- AUSTIN .f—A special election ii planned by Gov. Allan Shivers early in December to fill the 24th Slate Senatorial District vacancy created by the death of Harley Sadler of Abilene. He said yesterday he would set the exact date later. He said that under the electijn code he could not call a special election prior -ummer. meetings similar to the ones they    started    in    a held in London last Mimmer. | ^ ^    rather than with i ! sharp divisions on procedure, * ■ since big-power agreement is going to be necessary to make any final j disarmament plan work.    i The committee had 10 speakers i on its list before the general debate ; wound up. among them India. Russia’s Andrei Vishinsky and Ameri-; ca’s James J. Wadsworth.    ' The General Assembly killed off Red China’s final chances for U.N. i membership this year by voting 45-10 yesterday to accept creden-jtials of Nationalist Chinese delegates. There were three abstentions. The vole came so quickly it blocked an attempt by India's V. PARIS (.f—With the threat of complete failure of French-German talks on the Saar overshadowing their decision, the 14 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization today invited West Germany to join their alliance. French Premier Pierre Mendes-! France joined in the invitation. * Earlier he told reporters he will ' not sign any agreements reached here this week unless he gets a satisfactory sttlement of the Saar dispute. the NATO council voted. French and West German negotiations were reported still deadlocked. West German Chancellor Konrad member. As all NATO council actions must be, the decision was unanimous. British Foreign Secretary Sir Anthony Eden commended U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for his American policy of getting the Germans into NATO, Dulles commented that this step w'ould “help achieve a solution of European problems.’’ Mendes-France made his statement concerning the Saar with the full backing of his Cabinet, which a few moments before had unanimously endorsed his policy and actions in the conferences here this week. His statement, in effect, set a City's Credit Rating High WHAT'S NEWS ON INSIDE PAGES NATIONAL POLITICS School fu'-.    <    ■    .'■'-•I'    0«    'a- v-G'i' eU' »•■'■'rt. PoG® 6 A CHRISTMAS AT SIA G - t*'f h-.;" vcos get Qttt^ tHon»- t • --cfv:ce club5* Of .! ktd P.'-ie ■ B TWO PARTY TEXAS t x' COP cond dale opet>i roce tor e PkiQC Boot Feored Lost ni\inn luuiNuiaiicv    r    « for election of another Republican .    he said. 'Tne program for the general election. I voluntary health in.«urance is one'    vacancy will actually not^^ hi« \>w furtlwr step in achieving this ob-1 exist uniU after the general elec-In the Iin,al address of hi.« New y trk viNit. the chiei executive dc-^ 2^    ...    u    ’    !    tice    of the special election date, clared last night hi.s program for :    I    nder    the    program    the    ^    elections are sudden death expaiiMon of the nation s voluntary )®ent would underwrite up to    with no run-off. The top health insurance plans pigeonholed per cent of the losses sutfeied by j ^an wins. hv the Republican-controlled Con-1private and nonprofit insurance:    The 24th District iiKludes Bor- la.'t July 13. i,s -tl'f    lirms a resuli o< v.luntary es-lde". '"^'‘irur,;:Thackolfori S.ona;aU anj    hdd    th.s    week    in '    MO,™:, The Preyuten, 'vHl pick up the ; liilfL!!!!!:!! West German f    24-hour deadline for France and Adenauer, an    g    sj.    West Germany to come to terms council session, sat    over the future status of the tiny lence as one alter    frontier area, which is wealthy in foreign    coal and steel. and approved West German    , mission as the Alliance lal !    tomorrow    afternoon of ac- I cords to restore West German i sovereignty and enlist the Ger -' mans as a full partner in the West-; ern defense system, j The French Premier already has ;made it plain he will not submit J these accords for the new Western ' European Union to the French ' Parliament unless there is a Saar settlement, ; As Mendes - France emerged from the Cabinet meeting. West i Germany’s government and oppo-sition leaders agreed on a joint position on the Saar, reaffirming German demands which the French thus far have rejected. The French Cabinet scheduled Verv high credit rating for the York City K. Krishna Menon to fight accept- ^iiv water and sewer revenue top-ranking bonds which voters authorized this The    ^ summer was forecast ^'^iday revenue bonds wouW^ rating of at least    or    piuud    rreuvn    k.auiiwi. svuruuucu V ratlin Citv Com- belter. BAA is the rating which ¡jj^j^ther session tomorrow to hear \iinter and Cilv    reports    from    Mendes-France on the continued Saar negiHiations he Better Rating Seen There is a strong possibility that i? to have with West German SUNDAY HEADLINERS IN REPORTER-NEWS annu.il .Mfrcd E    :    pohtical    iraii aaain lin-Hirntvv at    ■■•■■■■    ■■    f Elonholvr^ o«,d«>r lunchoon at his Gutty.-; qT'S BEAUTIFUL' i „aid ■ thu program wilt be rcsub-,    ‘^rVe^JiS'i,: t — -- .    VI - ^ Keys to House That Grew In Day Given Mrs. Spann Mayor C. TOKYO '.f>—A Japanese fishing missioner Jack Minier and City boat vvith b crevvmen aboard is Manager Austin P. Hanc^k gave       _ feared lost after discovery ot an that optiniLstic    firms    will    also    raise    the BAA chancellor Konrad Adenauer, oil slick on the water about 150 weekly commi^ion    rating    on Abilene’s tax bonds to    premier    told    reporters    the They were tellmg a    higher bracket, the officials    Germans    had    confronted ^ slated As of now. there is no rating Abilene's “swishv" society will come to the front in this Sunday's Fepoi ter-.New.s with a    ^ partment story of the Junior Dance Club -stt. A«»| '    ' instance “swish" is ju.st another word for elegant. But swishing to another section ot the    ^ Farm and Ranch Department with I'oreman Boh lookt in the saddle has rounded up a story about the breaking up of the Roy R. Lai gent's Hereford herd. What’s happening in oil sports, religious, local and world news also will fill the pages of the bunday Re- You can reserve extra copies of the Sunday Reporte^ News with your agent or nearest newsstand, lor lU cents. promt candidacies of Pennsylvania Republicans soi'king congrejssioeal ! .seat.« and state oftii c. X’ r s t e r day Ei.«enlunver spent much of the day plugging In be-uiU ot a GOP victory at the IKllls Moving to lieln out in .a aard-f oght Nev .lersey conte.>i, he au-; ihon.'cd 1 stalenv.'nt that he “has not chang’d one iota" in hi In 10 hours Thursday a house keys, “The bmi-e Is heauMu! set on Abilene revenue oonds. because it has been many years since this j city issued any bonds of that type. I Rating firms with which the Abi-slene party had parleys were Moody’s investors Service. Dun & Bradstreet and Standard & Poor George L. Minier Jr.. president of Abilene Chamber of Commerce, tvvas in New York this week on business fur Mintcr Dry Goods Co., partner. He ac- France with “a new set of condisce .\R.MS. Page 2-A. Col. 1 Chest Honor Roll Started Community Chest staffers began work Thursday afternoon on compiling an “honor roll” of con-: iributors to the drive. The list will include arts and iol as good a credit rat- crafts and the employe gi’^Ps r    dramatic one-day    operathm Ten    in which he is a . mim    ”    minutes    after the    firs» hammer    companied the city oltK-ials in ear-. j,rew in .\bi1ene    ^    ^    ‘    nn« blow one wall vt is up \t the peak their conference with Moody s. liev endotMnicnis of tormer Rep it grew from the warm hearts    Purpose    of the officials’ trio = CUflord P Ca.e, RepubUcan can- Abilenians and other West Tex- sible by free labor »«f    work n- 1 the house. was to gel as good a ere    ,    . didate '.n- Uw US Senate This    their    sympathy    for    ^he    given    by the Home    pi    S    i"k    a    hor.«eshoe    ing for the city as possible prior Don A Scrivner said Friday .amounted to a rebuff to Sen. Jo-    ^yirtren of a policeman c*ation of .-Xbilene^ Ma    ermb    w^    Mrs.    to sales of the newly authorized    morning that “division chairmen .soph H McCarthy iR-W;.s . who    Hne of duty.    ,    ^ f rinird -ifxfnst    fa™    .A    Driver    of Fish- s6.65 million in city bonds. The nnd Che.sf solicitors believe has lined up again.st Case    >    6    55    a.m.    workmen    started    :    nated    by West Central Texans to -Naan s lou e,. Case, also the tareei of intra party oppivsition in New Jersey the ‘^'^1 6:55 a.m. workmen started : nated by West Central    \    frame    better    rating    a    city    has.    the    lower    honor roll will stimulate solicita- erecting framework for the house the Jimmy Spann Appreciation er County was him.    „ ^^'> -' ar74l Westmoreland St, At 5 p m. i Fund, s^xmsored by The Reporter- ot the housc^    1    ^ ii.is announced that if elected he    house    were    presented    New would favor ousting .McCarthy    Jimmy    Spann. I i. hairman of the Government Op- ..jhank you all so very much.” ' 1 erations Committee and its Investigations subcommittee. Mrs. 80 Me* On Job Spann and her two chiT While work progresseti on the ^ ^ house Mrs. Spann related that two weeks before her husband was Of the new bonds. $5 million The Reporter - New .s. starling next will be water and sewer revenue ^^ek bonds, and SI 65 million in tax iMrx^^Span^ told" the workmen as dren were up early’ and at , kiUed by a gunman last June D    he sold over I George Sleakley handed her the, home site to see work start on Uie she had taken a pib order o jutoigr « J    ^^^Jp family buy a home    Millioa    Tops She and her children expect to    Gatlin    said    Abilene has i occupy their new home wuhin the    ^he    coverage    on    it.« proposed i next 10 days Furniture is still to ' be bought wbh tlie remainder of the fund CfiUribuled after her hus-I band's death. Fainting To Be Dtine i Carpenters had th- ; part .u the work complete by 4:3») p.m .Aboui two hours later the k 't'hcc catw revenue bonds as the slate attorney general requires He said it would have btxm possible for Abilene to have issued $10 million iis that tvpe revenue b<.>nds He was speaKing of the ratio between t.ic present annual net water and sewer revenue and the an inei was finished. Other w.u'k to    requirements which the new bt' done wuhm the ixxt feu days revenue bocds will involve. is the application of in>ide oaint.:    The    crrJ..-rating firms compU-^ finishing the ikxns and insialliiig menicd Abilene s officials ¿or vis- ‘ light and plumb;;.:; ! \uire>    them    hi    txTson. Mayor Gat- Foundation tor fie    was    pj| rcporte<l, laid Mondiiy .SuO-ileering and -They said they much preferr^ ; roceh plumbing wcte compic ed to talk face-to-face with the city | Tuoday and boar^is u*-c vut Wed- otncials concerned than with some nesday    third    party.    ’    he said.^    t “Tve enjoyed .-tc g u cm build GatUii quoted Dr Bird a; L>uu the house aiid it will be wonderiul & Brads'reot as saying the .Vbt- Scrivner. who is general solici-tiun chairman, added that “The idivLsion chairmen are eager that Iheir resi'ective groups make a good showing” The Che.si edged up to $11.692.20 TIuKMiay. after the Red Feather txx-keteci $1 806.40 during the day. Florists and nurseries turned in $340 Thursday, which was the ! largest amount turned in for any group. Second highest was from the employes group, which donated $169.41). CHEST imm Gin BAROMETER ,\s.wrialioii of .\bilen? and the hundreds of West Texans "ho led $10.‘¿83.63 to the Jimmy Spami Appreciation Vund. I tu tuna like this one. wrs. jiiimiy    .......fn,,’„Hation to uaid for materials manv of which were aupplieti at cost or Ih'low com. i^ftmUn'l« t;irT.,u’:d',y"n v" tnaTpSle by the e»orts and llrs_ Spann and her ch'.ldren expect to be ..etUed tn the.r non ho. o tiifrF’S no place like home—And there aren’t many homes oi'r W'S«o';;^rl^.:.i: Ä7 ullf    "lùnnlue    ..ext    ^    days,    tstaff    rhoto    by    Don    Hutcheson) 'So have Spanri.- a.-- noi.gh^or^. ' said .Mrs I’aul ROjierh >t 843 We>t-moreland She \ as one of four women who served coltee to uh- i workmen. Others were Mr». N C Daniell. next-door neighbor to the new Spann home. Miss Sue Bry son of    Rt. 5. and Mrs John. Bostick of 857 Shelton St. wife of an .\bilene policeman    , Workmen Uapp.v Typical expres.sions of how i‘'o . workmen themselves felt were 1 tlu'se: “Fm happy lo be worki'i-: ou'. here It gives me a gcxMl teet.ng,’' was the commeni of C v'ahcv. one of the carpenters He w.\- .i boyhood friend of the slain p^ihce : , man > *T am kimia tired, but tVel I mighty happy over all tliut been done." said Clyde Storey, cariHMiter. at the end ot the day. “I’m doing everything I can to help." was the remark o*’' Xugu»-* tin d'oncho) Viscaino. busily ear I t y ing boards for the carpenters See IITV. Page 7-A. Col. S THE WEATHER I « UCPVSlorxT or eOMMVKCE wr%THKK BVKVVl MUlKXr VNDVICIMTV P.trtO . b>UvO ihi» afterm»*»!' U'aiÿht *nd .''«ioni «> Hmh -I*' IS'.' .tOifrih'on '•> Low ioB«hI i'. UiCt S.HUU'ut.v NOK T H . t NTH VI Tlf X V» V louds to fv»r- tb do i.L ¿. if inot#) vvtth    ihun x'.d >'' I' -ff. «-»luiW.-o l>.Hfb cktutlv ' VVlsr TI XV-« Oi-O.H.-’.b f- '• 'S'- Ktxi-O ¿1». 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