Abilene Reporter News, November 12, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

November 12, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1954, Abilene, Texas Wtyt Hbtlene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS !T Byron FINAL VOL. LXXIV, NO. 146 Associated Prea (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY EVENING, NOV. 12, PAGES'IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY IOC IF PARTY WISHES Dulles May Take Democrat as Aide WASHINGTON' Associates said today that Secretary of State Dulles ij prepared to name a Dem- ocrat as consultant on foreign pol- icies if Democratic leaders forth a qualified man. Dulles himself served as a Re publican consultant to Democratic Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Democratic officials in pre vious years. Since the election of Democratic majorities for the Congress con vening in January, there has been speculation whether Dulles adopt such a pattern of bipartisan relationship for the present Repub- lican administration. It appears now that he is willing to do so if that 'action seems desir- able to the Democratic leadership. He does not! himself, intend to take the initiative in proposing some Democratic expert on for- eign policy to join the State De- partment staff, v In any movetof that sort he -e- aortedly desires the Democratic leadership to select a man in whom the Democratic leaders would have confidence and who could speak in the councils of the State Department with an effective voice. President Eisenhower has said since the election that he will a bipartisan development of for- eign policy and will consult with Democratic leaders. The Demo- crats likewise have been talking about cooperation in this field. Dulles and former Secretary of State Cordell Hull helped Isy the basis of bipartisanship in 1944 with an agreement to keep the United issue out of heated polit cal debate in that year's presiden tial election. Dulles was a nationa figure in the field of foreign policj for years prior to that. P" Afterward he became closely as sociated with 1he late Sen. Van denberg served as ac visor to several secretaries o state, and finally became a mem her of the Senate from New York state himself. It was after these events that he joined Acheson a a Republican consultant and sue eessfully executed the task of ne gotiating Japanese peace and de- fense treaties. The New York Times reported in today's edition that Dulles would be willing, in support of biparti sanship, io name a qualified Dem ocrat as a consultant. WHITE MAN HEAP Boyd (Chief) Sylestine, a full-blooded Indian from the Alabama Casseti tribe, can't quite get over this tepee business after helping put up his first tepee in his the IHR Club. The McMurry junior is from Livingston. (Staff photos by Don Huteheson) Tepee Village Goes Up; Indians Warm Up Drums Squaws and braves at McMur- ry College pulled out their ridge- poles and "buffalo robes" Friday morning, and, quick as a tom- tom beat, up went, the traditional tepee Standing on the lawn between Radford Memorial Student Life Center and South 14th St., the village will be the site for many homecoming activities during the two day pow-wow. Homecoming got officially un- derway with an 8 a.m. assembly in Radford Auditorium Friday morning. Nine McMurrians, representing the past, present, and future, made wishes for the college's con- tinued progress in an Indian ritual ceremony. They were Dr. Harold G. Cooke, representing the administration; Miss Jennie Tale, faculty: Bert Affleck, Student Council presi- dent; Orlie White, senior class president; Jimmy Forshey, junior president; Jack Pfiug, sophomore president; David Burrow, fresh- man president; Mrs. 3. B. Jor- dan, alumni president: and Mike Moore, 10 year old son of Coach WUford Moore, represent- ing future classes. David Stephens and Liz Luhan, dressed in authentic Indian regal- ia, gave the closing benediction. After the assembly, the stu- dents went about their tepee building. Judging Saturday The 16 tepees will be judged Saturday morning, when Boy Scouts from Kotso Lodge, Order of the Arrow, Chisholm Trail Council, will perform Indian dances. Chief McMurry and the Reser- vation Princess will be crowned Friday night at 7 p.m. at a coro- nation program in Radford to the beat of the tom-tom. Football players will receive the school colors during the ceremon- ies. After the program, at 8 p.m., students will do a snake dance to the village, where the council fire will be lighted and the Boy Scouts will dance. McMurry Woman's Club will en- tertain at a coffee at p.m. in the Student Council Tepee, and the Exes' Pow-Wow will follow at p.m. in the Radford 'Social Hall. ACC Game Film The Pow-Wow will feature games, food, conversation, and a film of the ACC game earlier this year which McMurry won 13 to 6, Mrs. Jordan said. Saturday at 10 a.m., following the tepee judging, the McMurry Indian Band will give its annual concert for exes in Radford. The Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in BacUord, also. After the concert, exes will meet for luncheon in the McMurry Din- ing Hall. They will go from there to Fair Park Stadium, where the Indians are to play the Golden Gusties from Gustavus Adolphus College at St. Peter, Minn. No! So, Says Aide of Ike's Pledge to Run TOLEDO, Ohio ai President Eisenhower's press secretary to- day Jabeled as "a lot of nonsense" a published report that the chief executive had promised Republi- can leaders he would run for re- election in 1956. The secretary, James C. Hager- ty, was referring to a story in the Akron, Ohio, Beacon Journal. Political writer Clyde Mann wrote in today's Beacon Journal le was informed Eisenhower made such a promise to GOP leaders at a White House meeting shortly after last week's elections in which Republicans lost control of Con- fess to the Democrats. "It's a lot of Hagertv told newsmen. "There was no such meeting." Hagerty was asked about the re port as the President hunting duck near Toledo on Lake Erie. Mann said in his story: "At the meeting, party leaders told the President the party would be with- out leadership if the President de- cided to retire. "Party leaders attributed the OP loss of the House and Senate to more than just the traditional off-year election Mann said the story of the meet- ing was obtained from a person very close to the President, and added "several members of the President's personal staff will be replaced soon with persons skilled n the art of practical politics." The political writer said, how- ever, this definitely will not in- clude presidential assistant Sher- man Adams, who, he added, will continue on as an extremely im- portant1 member of the President's advisory staff. Hagerty also said he heard about some criticism of Eisenhow- er's chief aide, Adams, and volun- eered this statement: "The President has complete aith and trust in Sherman Ad- ams." Hagerty made the statement af- er a reporter told him, without mentioning Adams, that there lave been reports Eisenhower is ilanning to reshuffle his Vfhite louse staff with a view to bring- ng in aides with more political xperience. TEPEE GOING Ponce of Lima, Peru, brings an eagle for decoration pur- poses as four other Science Club members begin putting up their tepee Friday morni- ng. They are, left to right, Don. Howard of Popular Bluff, Mo., John Dickey, Abilene, Gene Burt of Abilene, and David Neal of Baird. Chest to End Drive Nov. 30 Closing date for the 195-; Abilene Community Chest campaign was et for Nov. 30 at a meeting of he board of directors Friday lOrning. The Chest still lacks about m towards its goal of ccording to Don Scrivner, chair- man of general solicitations. Dr. Sterling Price, general cam- iaign chairman, is to confer with ihairmen of each division on means of winding up the cam- iaign with a full quota, he said it the meeting. Firms which still have outstand- ing employe solicitation kits will be contacted by telephone in an effort to speed up completion of that division, Scrivner said. Scrivner urged that people who pledged to the Chest during (he Simulcast Tuesday evening mail or bring their contributions to the Chest Shack at the corner of North Third and Pine Sts. Radio contributions were credit- ed to donors who had cards out- standing. If they did not have outstanding cards, the donations were credited to the residential section, Scrivner said. Division standings Friday morn- ing were: Major gifts, arts and crafts, em- ployes, residential, 199.35. Total for both major and gener- al divisions was City Will Annex Carver Addition 'SPACE GIRL' TURNS Ann Kolbe, 4, came to Albany from Michigan this week to get some Texas sunshine. She has had pneumonia 28 times, as well as meningitis and polio. She went outside on arriving in Albany Thursday and immediately became an Indian squaw, tomahawk and all. To lighten the burden of her brace, she considers herself a "space girl." See story, page 1-B. (Staff photo by Bob Gulley) Strauss Says Atom Program Not Injured WASHINGTON Chairman ,ewis L. Strauss of the Atomic Inergy Commission said today he Dixon-Yates controversy "has ot affected our weapons pro- gram." "I'm afraid." Strauss told the enate-House Committee on Atom- c Energy, "there has been a mis- eading impression conveyed" dur- ng hearings on the controversial ower deal "to the effect that he 'eapons program has been im- aired." "In my he declared, it has not." Strauss gave the committee hi.- iews under questioning by Cen. nderson (D-NM) obviously in- pired by earlier testimony from USC Commissioner Thomas E. Murray on Nov. 6 told the Com- littee it would be impossible to stimate the degree to which "top evel commission attention has een diverted from its grave rimary responsibilities by an ,sue only distantly related there- Strauss was called to the stand what Chairman Cole (R-NY) of IB Committee hoped would be ihe indup public session on the pro- osal to funnel nrivate power into nes of the Tennessee Valley THE WEATHER ABILENE AND VICINITY Fair to artly cloudy and continued mild today, night and Saturday. High both days i-75 degrees. Low temperature tonight NORTH CENTRAL AND WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy Friday and Saturday. t p.m. Authority as replacement for en- ergy furnished to atomic installa- tions. The contract with the private utility group was formally signed by the AEC yesterday with con- sent from Murray. He avoided full endorsement of the deal but said late changes in the government's favor had met some of his major objections and he now feels "it is in the public interest to sign it." Strauss in today's hearing said "there never has been a degree of expansion in our production comparable to that which we are presently enjoying." He 'said he had studied the minutes of AEC meetings and found that the "Dixon-Yates affair" was involved in "something less than three per cent of the discussions." Sen. Anderson himself told the committee that he had 2 atomic installation at Los Alamos, N.M., and "it was my impression the work on the weapons program was moving ahead rapidly." Cyclist, 17, Hurt in Crash Robert Lewis Cook, 17 year old Abilene High School student, was injured in a motorcycle car collision near South Junior High School about 8 a.m. Friday. Cook was treated for a broken right hand and cuts and bruises about the head by a physician. The motorcycle ridden by Cook was involved in a collision at South 14th and Jeanette Sts. with a car driven by Francis Reilly, 32, of 1449 Matador Dr. The injured youth lives at 3117 Waverly pr. The accident was investigated by City Patrolman L. B. McMss- ter. First Reading Set Next Friday Carver Addition and adjacent Crow Addition. Negro areas just southeast of Abilene, will be annexed to the city for all purposes. That decision was reached Friday morning by the City Commission. Commissioners made up their minds on a personal visit to the territory involved, immediately after Friday's regu- lar meeting. First Reading Nov. 19 First reading of the merger ordinance probably will be held at the next regular commission session, Fridav morn- ing, Nov. 19, City Manager Austin P. Hancock said." It will be necessary to wait 30 days between the two readings of the ordinance, since the commission is making the annexation without ask- ing consent of the residents. Will Help Elmdalc Annexation may solve the fin- ancial problems of Elmdale School District. Elmdale school officials recently pleaded with the Abilene City Commission to an- nex Carver Addition to Abilene so as to relieve Elmdale district of the responsibility of schooling Carver students. The Elmdale representatives felt their district could make ar- rangements for adequate financ- ng of its white pupils when the Negroes were taken over by Abi- years the Elmdale white lene. For pupils above the eighth grade, and all its Negro pupils (Carver Addition) have transferred into Abilene schools. Elmdale district doesn't provide any Negro school, and doesn't have a while tchool above the eighth grade. Abilene School Board has com plained that for several years the money Elmdale district pays Abi lene district for itj transfers hasn't nearly covered Abilene'e cost of educating the transfers Transfers Taken Transfers from Elmdale were accepted again this fall by the Abilene School Board on condition hat Elmdale work out some other arrangement by mid-term. Elmdale'has indicated it may oin another district or send its ransfers elsewhere when Negroes are annexed to Abilene. It has pointed to low tax income as the eason it hasn't been able to pay Abilene fully for educating the ransfers. Taking Carver Addition into the :ity for all purposes includes mak- ing it a part of the municjpally controlled Abilene School District. From T P iMt West Boundaries of the area which he commission decided Friday to annex are: From the Texas t Pa- cific Railway to South llth St., and from T-P Lane west to the present east city limit line. Recently the city extended wa- er mains into Carver Addition, even though it was outside the city imits. Reason was that the area constituted a health problem, with people drinking from wells that ometimes got contaminated from Dutdoor toilets in rainy seasons. In the annexation, the commis- ion plans to include also two >ieces of property on the west side if Pioneer Dr. These are the Mag- nolia Petroleum Co. building and Tack Hughes' airport. Limited Annexation Some time ago Carver Addition was voted "limited annexation" to Abilene in the first such merger ever attempted here. That was olcly for the purposes of controll- ng zoning, health and sanitation, ind didn't include schools or other ervices. Nor did it provide for ity taxes or votes of the residents city matters. The newly proposed annexation would be a full-fledged merger, giving residents of Carver and irow Additions all rights of ther Abilenians and making them subject to city and school taxes. The commission Friday set Dec. 3 to open construction bids on wa- ter and sewer mains which will serve the future Thunderbird Mo- tor Hotel on East Highway 80 and the Crow Addition. The water main will be mostly 14-inch diameter, but some will be 10, six and two-inch. Alternate bids on eight-inch and 10-inch sew- er lines will be taken. Owners of the. Thunderbird Mo- tor Hotel will help finance the wa- ter and sewer mains. An agree- ment will be signed between them and the city stating the propor- tions to be paid. AHS to Crown Queen Tonight Af Half-Time Queen of the Abilene High School homecoming will be crowned at iialf-timc ceremonies of the AHS- Lubbock game tonight. At chapel exercises Friday morning at the high school Ann ilill, Barbara Ross, and Laura Mc- -ormick, were announced as queen candidates. They were nominated by a stu- dent body vote. The one of the three receiving the most votes will receive a bouquet at half-time from Supt. of Schools A. E. Wells. The nominees will also ride in :he pre-game car parade begin- ning at p.m. The parade will :orm at North Sixth and Cypress Sts. and go through town before heading for Fair Park. Thursday night an estimated 500 students participated in a snake dance and pep rally. The pep ral- ly was held on the Railroad Rev. Granlham Has Heart Attack During Revival The Rev. I, T. Grantham, pas- tor of Highland Baptist Church, suffered a heart attack Wednesday afternoon at Elkhart, Kan., Bhort- y after conducting a revival ter- ice. He is in Elkhart Hospital there, a sister-in-law, Mrs. E. E. Jacks >f Little Rock, Ark., saiti Friday, ilrs. .Jacks 'was visiting Mrs. >rantham here at the time. Mrs. Grantham and her two sons-in-law, the Rev. T. Gerald Cates and J. P. Hale, both of inyder, left Thursday night for Elkhart after being notified. Mrs. Jacks did not know how ierious the heart attack was, the ;aid. SUNDAY HEADLINERS IN THE REPORTER-NEWS Taylor County's government has moved from a strong financial position to a strained budget and 60 per cent higher tax rate in a three-year period. What is the reas- on? The Reporter-News has made a six-weeks survey of county records and will give its findings in this Sun- day's edition. Pictures of the nefr officers and the board of direct- ors of the Abilene Club will be featured on the cover page of the Woman's Section. The struggles of Abilene's Zion Lutheran Church in its 60-year history will be told Sunday. Highlights of McMurry College's Homecoming, a story about a man who's invented a better kite, and sports, oil and farm news will fill Sunday's Reporter-News. You can reserve extra copies with your dealer or nearest newsstand for 10 cents. ;