Abilene Reporter News, December 14, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1954, Abilene, Texas Cloudy, Cooler MORNING "WITHOUT OR WHH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLp EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LXXIV, NO. "178 ABILENE. TEXAS. TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 14. PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PUCE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOe Oilmen Ask Aid OfSolons 7 TORT WORTH, Dec. 13 effort for legislative relief from tbe current high level of "oil imports was'authorized at a meeting of Texas producers today. The producers unanimously sup- ported a resolution giving six oil and gas associations which spon- sored the meeting the authority to create a general committee from the various independent organiza- tions in the nation concerned with oil domestic production. The six were L.idependent Petrol- eum Assn.; Texas Independent Producers Royalty Owners Assn.; North Texas Oil Gas Assn.; West Cer.tral Texas Oil Gas Assn.; Panhandle Producers k Royalty Owners Assn.; and East Texas Oil Assn. Security The resolution said "The security and economy of this nation, inso- far as oil imports affect both, can- not safely be left to the determina- tion of the few importing compan- ies with a vested hit crest in foreign oil.. "The public interest makes this fte responsibility of which was urged immediately to reduce Imports to supplemental levels. "The resolution also stressed that oil imports have been accorded a preferential access to the domestic market. This, it was pointed out. fcas resulted in repeated cutbacks of production in the United Stales to a point that domestic production is no longer competitive. Increase Planned After staling that "importing companies have Indicated plans for continuing increases in the current- ly excessive rate of the resolution set out the following objectives: Encourage the building in the United States of a strong domestic producing industry capable of pro- viding an abundant supply of oil with reserve capacity adequate fa- de fense. Prevent increasing dependency on oil from sources Lwhich loay he inaccessible la war. Restore competitive strength of fee domestic industry. The joint effort proposal had been submitted by a committee named at a preliminary meeting This committee it com- posed of presidents of the six as- sociations but will be expanded to include those of other associations. There was leagthy discussion of how to obtain legislative relief, but it was decided that the committee could use any plan necessary. The point debated most was that of a quota. Ike Seeks to Postpone Corporation Tax Cuts ROAD SIGN IGNORED An Air Force B-45 jet bomber rests on its nose in a muddy field after it overshot a run- way during a landing at Gen. Mitchell Field in Milwaukee, Wis The plane slammed through a steel mesh fence, snapped off highway posts and just missed a passing auto. The three crew members escaped uninjured and said they had no explanation for the accident GUN VICTIM SERIOUS Moron Man Held In Albany Blast AM ANY, Dec. 13 A Moran farmer was being held Monday in Shackelford County jail after the shotgun shooting Sunday morning of a companion who was seriously wounded. The suspect, about 40, was ja3- ed by Sheriff Jack Moberley. The sheriff said a charge would be filed against the -prisoner within the next two or three days. A farmer, he was being held with- out bond. Sidney Dobbs, an Albany laborer about J7 years old, was in serious NATO Military Chiefs Meet To Plan for Atom Weapons PARIS, Dec. 13 MV-The West's military leaders today set the stage for a sharp debate within the North Atlantic Treaty Council when they met on a controversial plan for the defense of Western Europe with the aid of atomic weapons. This so-called "new look" plan, approved m principle a year ago by NATO ministers, goes later this week before the full NATO Council of foreign, 'defense 'and finance ministers. Some nations are ex- pected to; demand a veto power over use of" atomic weapons by NATO The chiefs of staff, sitting as NATO's "Military convened today to finish their plan before submitting it to the minis- ters Friday. The ministers will be here for a two-day annual review of defense preparations. There appeared to be no dissen- sion among the military leaders, but political officials of some NATO countries are expected to make an issue of who is to say when 'and how tactical atomic weapons can be used. The lleved military .plans were. torecommted 'that1 the choice of weapons "in, .case of an attack from the East be left to the AND MANY OTHERS, TOO THE WEATHER NORTH ud tambic Goodfellows Need Help So Santa Will Visit Girl, 4 "There is no way on this earth that you can explain lo a little girl 414 years old why Santa won't bring her a dolly." No, there is no way to explain. A doll isn't much, but enough to keep alive a small child's faith in Christmas. And having a doll to give her little daughter at Christmas means a great deal to a mother who has known for the first time "the heartbreak K takes" to ask for help. Ewwgh ramew huldttr The mother's letter came Mon- day to the Goodfellows. But the next letter the Goodfel- lows received contained no writ- ing or return address. In it was a ten dollar bill an anonymous gift. Knough to buy a child a pres- ent from Santa wilh money left over (or needed food and clothing for some family. STILL HOPEFUL UN Undismayed By Reds' Blast UNITED NATIONS. M. T., Dec. U W-U.N. Secretary Central Dag Hammarskjold was undismayed today at Red Chinese blasts at the U.N. for what Peiplng called Interference In the case ef 11 American aviators jailed as spies. He was reported still hopeful tor talk with the Peiplng close to HammarskjoM he did feel Peiplng radio broadcast this morning .mounted to rejection ef Ms sug- gestion for a face-lo-face talk with Prime Minister Cboo En-lai im on the prisoner question UN laieHertag- The Red radio, at the end of a long editorial from the Pelping Ptepiet Daily, the official Com- knulst aald -United ta {Morten with i the spl- 'United Nations discussion of is question nnder American man- ulallon is both illegal and un- the radio said. A later broadcast by the Red adio mentioned the subject .again n similarly .harsh terms and for the second time did not mention Hammarskjotd'n message. Besetsttea Igmerea Neither broadcast mentioned the Assembly's resolution, which also condemned Red China hr endni! the fliers. It was reported here that Ham- marskjold did not expect an Im- mediate reply, He was represented as feeling a matter of uits high importance would take time before the Communist Chinese would it's going to take e lot of let- ters like the second one if the Goodfellows are going to have enough to see that the less for- tunate are not forgotten at Christ- mas. The mother, whose letter was among many similar letters re- ceived by the Goodfellows Monday, has two other children, a boy 11 months and a girl 10. Tbe children's father has been out of work for six weeks. He ill and should be under a doc- tor's care, but the family has no money for medical expenses. Deaated "My husband and I have always been able to donate to the Good- fellows the mother said. "And if the good Lord increases our lot we will again contribute to the Goodfellows." Contributions may be sent to the Abilene Reporter-News. Checks should be made payable to the Goodfellows. The latest are: Previously acknowledged 5.00 Anonymous ...................5.00 Jr. and Mrs. Joseph Grba 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stowe.....5.00 Women's Auxiliary-Miipah S.OO Home Builders Class, Aldersgate Church.........15.00 Phyllis A: Nibling.............. S.OS commander-in-chief at Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Eu- rope. That post is now filled by U.S. Gen. Alfred JJl. Gruenther. This recommendation, it was re- ported, encountered sharp opposi- tion in the foreign offices of some member countries when it reached them for study last month. One ef the decisions confronting the Mili- tary Committee here today was whether to modify the original sug- gestion to meet these objections. Some NATO governments, it was reported, ask perniissknt-frora all NATO members before Wni atomic wea- pons. They argue that this is a matter of policy which cannot be left in the of the military alone since for one thing it in- volves tbe risk of atomic reprisal raids on European population cen- ters. The military argument is that a sudden Communist aggression would have to be countered quickly and fully if defense is to be effec- tive, and that a commander simply must be able to make the decision alone since, .for one -thing, it in- could not wait for 14 governments to meet, debate and decide. Gen. Gruenther's position is be- lieved to be the same as that be expressed last June in a speech to the English-Speaking Union in Lon- don. condition at Shackelford County Memorial Hospital. A blast of No. 0 buckshot almost ripped off his right arm, also wounding him in the right shoulder and right side of the head. Through Shoulder One of the pellets, which are nearly as large as a .22 calibre short cartridge slug, passed com- pletely through his shoulder. Dobbs was in surgery six hours and was given several blood trans- fusions. A 2% to 3-inch section of the underside bone of his mangled right forearm was shot away, but doctors believed they could save the arm. The wounded man was shot about Sunday morning in the "shack" of Rassie Martin, an elderly pensioner living in the county warehouse yard at Al- bany. The a frame structure lOli by 12 feet, was destroyed by tire about a.m. the following morning. Martin, who was asleep in bed when the fire started, managed to crawl to the door. partially paralyzed difficulty in walking. His legs are and he' has He Palled From Dimes as pulled from the flames by a truck driver, who heard his cries for help while unloading a truck about a block away and rushed to tbe old man's aid Martin was also taken to Shack FOR OiHSTMAS Fire Eqirip. Service.. SM P.O. Hitchatt...............10.W Kiwanis Club of Abilene ....100.M Mrs.'T. F. Grlsham.........50.00 A. K. Doss 7.50 Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ward 1S.OO JackFulwiler Employes of Reporter-News 88.80 G. L. Corrle.................. Joe Anne Edmons............ Neely-Barnes............... Mrs. E. E. Callaway Victory Men's Bible Class ....S7.85 Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Nott.....SM Mr. and Mrs. Forrest W. Karlow Coke Mingus Total EAGLE SPECIAL TRAIN PLANNED A special train to the Abt- tene-Houston state finals foot- ball game Saturday has been tentatively set up by the Eagle Booster Club. John Wright, BBC president, announced Monday night that tickets for the train will be sold Wednesday only at the Mackey Co., beginning at I a.m. The train, traveling over Santa Fe tracks, would leave View at midnight Friday, ar- riving in Houston at 14 a.m. Saturday. It would leave Houston around p.m. and be back in View at Sunday. Cost would be for adults, round trip, plus a dol- lar bui fare from the down- town depot to tbe stadium and return. (More details ol the special on page where be was' hieing' treated to second degree burns. His eonditlo Monday night was termed not ser HIS.. The suspect had gone to Martin' with two companions, Joe Ken- drick of Albany and Earl Black stock of Moran. Moberley said the trio and Martin had been togethe all night. All were present whe the shooting occurred. The sheriff said Monday nigh written statements had been sign ed by Martin, Kendrick anc Blackstock. Weet Hntag Details of the shooting were tok by the three men this way: The men had been together a night and about midnight the sus pect and Dobbs went hunting. The two returned about 10 o the next morning and were sitting in the "shack" talking whe See' MORAN. Pg. C-A. 4 SLAIN WOMAN, HUSBAND Mrs. Milton Fuller, 28, whose battered body was found in her bed in Brinkley, with her husband in front of his automobile agency in Brinkley. (AP) Daughter, 5, Key Mom's Stover Excises To Remain Same, Too WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 A big chunk of President Eisenhow- er's legislative program. was laid before Republican congressional leaders today including, one of them said, a plan to postpone about three bffiion dollars in tax relief scheduled for next year. The congressional informant, who declined to be quoted by name, .reported tbe administration win ask the new, Mth Congress to extend the present corporate income tax rate of 52 per cent and .excises on automo- biles, alcoholic beverages and other big'selling items. Cats Dee April 1 cuts in these taxes are scheduled to go into effect Aprfl i unless Congress acts. The GOP leaden met with Eisenhower and members of his Cabinet for 6 hours and 15 min- utes at tbe White House. Sen. KnoTland of California, the party's leader in the Senate, de- scribed tbe session as "very con- structive and: and Rep. Martin of Massachusetts, re- tiring speaker of the House, added: "We hope the program wiB ic enacted." Tax Cat Net A statement issued by the White House after the conference did not mention the administration's re- ported decision to a post- ponement of the cots, although cud tbe fOTerament's fiaeal BRINKLEY, Ark., Dec. 13 An who served 1J years tor burglary was jailed today, along with two women, for ques- tioning in the bludgeon slaying of pretty Mrs. Milton Fuller. Police Chief Frank Henderson declined to disclose the identity of the man, but another officer told reporters, "We're a lot closer today than we were yesterday." Mrs. Fuller, Z5, was beaten to death with a piece of stove wood in the bedroom of her modest home here early Sunday morning. Of- Dcers believe the killer was a burglar who stole barefoot into the house on the rainy winter morn- ing. The two women being held were identified only as a her daughter. mother and In back of the probe lay the hope that tbe dead socialite's daughter, five-year-old Mary Helen, could identify the kifler. "I saw the man hit the child told Chief Henderson. The chief said be had not ques- tioned the child further on this point. Mary Helen and her 31-year- ald father met reporters this morn- ing, but both broke down and couldn't answer questions. All that Mary Helen could say was, "Don't cry, daddy, don't cry." Fuller, an automobile dealer in this town of people, told the police that he was asleep in the living room of his home when Ms wife was killed. Mary Helen and her baby sister, Itmootb-oJd Kathy, .were in a bedroom which adjoined their mother's. Fuller told officers that he got op about yesterday morning and talked to his wife briefly be- fore driving three blocks to a hotel 'IN 6 TO 8 WEEKS' New High School Completion Near prelmunary these and ckscuEsioo propocab President wiii suhout n> Cengreaa m January: 1. Extensiba tbe Oetaae Production Act and the law provid- ing for reorganizatioa tire agencies. New Norther On Way Here VM. efddals said that ef any to dw consJderatioo. la eettttoe. to Ike ireet mes- Mge to winch was MM rri- to be werktng tareoch Swedish and Indian channels. Both have dfrtonalk missions im Pei- Nightly remain with the Abilene area at least through Tuesday nlgbt A new norther was due to find windy tato Abilene about unrise Tuesday. When it hits here -----it should be traveling on of 8 to miles per boor from tbe northwest Teetday's SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS taw thai Bsjht ef itoSd be Uttta with high ef Early Mawtay merateg the mr- cory here fen to the tow- eet, M finally to the afteraoea. Monday were about IB at their tftar- wteeeandntoatock I ftk By EARLE WALKER Staff Writer Construction of the new mil- lion Abilene High School probably will be completed in the next six to eight weeks, a contractor's spokesman told the School Board Monday night. He is R. C. Ball, representing R. F. Ball Construction Co., gen- eral contractor on the job. Ball assured trustees mat, in bis opinion, his company would suc- cessfully remedy cracks that have appeared in the cafeteria's con- crete Door. He said the firm a calling into consultation the Vermont Marble Co., Dallas, which has a special cement that Ball thinks can be used effectively on the cracks. First occupancy of tbe new school planned for next Sep- tember Location is between North Sixth and State SU. and between North Mockingbird tane and Shettoo Five different consti- tute the new high school. These are: academic, auditorium, gym nasium, shops, and cafeteria. Accompanying 'Ball to Monday night's meeting wen David S. Castle, Jr.. aad DM Boone, both tran Da-rid S. Castle archi- toetaem the MO scheoi tab. Ball.said his company is proud the quality of construction it getting on the new school. Castle .said his architectural firm also takes pride in the school, and believes that Ball will efficiently repair the cafeteria floor cracks. Ball. Castle and Boone miol- lized the importance of the cracks ui the cafeteria Door. They said bat an large concrete slabs have nme cracks. Castle suggested aad Ban See SCHOOL, Pg. Cat NEWS INDEX restaurant where he bought papers and drank coffee. Chief Henderson said .that this was a normal daily habit with Fuller. .Fuller said be left the hotel, drove by his business, and then stopped off at the pence station where be chatted for abort aa boar with the night crew. He said he then drove home with the papers sod dropped off to sleep on a couch. He was awak- ened by a noise m ha bed- room, he said, and fennd her dying on tbe Boor; Mrs. Fuller died about two bom later in a hospital. She never re- gained consciousness. Officers are agreed that robbery was the motive .of the crime, and believe that Mrs. Fuller was slugged with tbe heavy piece ef wood when she awakeaed to fad a prowler 'a her room. Her purse was ctotaB aad freer ta. m tret near the 2. Continuation of the Small Bus- iness Administration. J. Statehood for Hawaii (shelved by the last 4. Increased presidential auth- ority to cut tariffs. 5. A It-year muttSoHBotHjoBsr program of highway bonding. Wage adjustments for the fed- eral service and eHmmatwo inequities in pay scales ia the postal service. T. Revision ef the Conatitnttoa to lower the voting age to thereabout-rejected by the last Congress: tax deei- stoa was reported in the wake et secretary ef the Treasury HMD- nhrey's announcement a week ago that the budget balanced for tbe fiaeal year beginning 1. A deficit of about MBtaB dollars ta prospect tor the cur- rent fiscal year. Earlier m day. Sen, Map- kin asked by whether tbe session was rephed with a smite: -Oh, a cooing ppnari. chairman ef the fareace of All Republican K generally expected mat be administration would be farced to call for postponement ef tax cuts. Some important segimaU of industry may support the The Commerce Department's Bae- iness Advisory Council, made ef the heads of more thaa ef the country's taggeat reported to be viewtaj 3 Abilene Firms Win Bids 1 For 2 Ag Center Buildings By GBOKCU NBUON FOOT bids tataunf fer construction of two at the Taylor County livestock and agriculture cteter were accepted Monday by the ccmmissieners SpetlfkatksM fer uueetnwtlsa ef the buOdtags were broken don into four parts-phaoohg. aleeti 1- cal, foundation and steel sad ex- tractors were mrttad to bid oa any or mere W the few items or to nuke hnsV mm SB any twe, three er aD Ibsr ef the The are to W erected torakerty end by aurektaai airport b to be by eeanty th. city Friday. hare Indicated work boBd- is to poshed the nve- stock center wffl ready tor the annual fat stock show tarty next spring. UM sag AbOaee, Abieae, (or ehctric w aad C, B. Dates, Abilene, Batter MaMUctniag Oa, ef ba> Gattraitt KJectrie Ce, bids fobcaitted ea ON tteni were _nden Steel Carp, et Taasa, OUt, to the steal vert; AhOeae hr law WH by tag Draaaa.. k Mrtft en, MMtn, ed tie ef ttat ;