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   Amarillo News Globe (Newspaper) - December 26, 1948, Amarillo, Texas                               TRUSTATg MORNING NEWSPAPER Local Regional World News FINAL CITY --E.DTT kO N AMARILLO SUNDAY NEWS-GLOBE VOL. 24, NO. 51. (m Day and Night Wlr. AMARILLO, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 26, 1948 44 PASES PRICE 10 CENTS Tigers Trim Sandies for Title Change in Labor Law Is a Tough Truman Problem WASHINGTON, Dec. 25 triumphant Tru- man administration has run into a tough and embarrassing problem: When should the Toft-Hartley Labor Lav? be re- pealed? This prime question ol tac- tics and timing suddenly has become the most discussed topic in the labor world. President Truman, soon must de- cide what to recommend to Cong- ress. He has been getting plenty of conflicting advice. The President is expected to ask Congress to repeal the Taft-Hartley Act and restore the Wagner Act with certain ul- timately producing a new compro- mise labor law. Here is where the problem comes in: Should these things be done simultaneously. In one package? This might take lot of time. Or should they be done in two separate steps: (1) Quick repeal of the Tuft-Hartley Act and si- multaneous re-enactment of the Wagner Act; (2) Passage of the Amendments later. There Is considerable evidence that Mr. Trumun Is leaning to- ward the "one-package" approach. Sen. J. Howard McGrath of Rhode Island, the Democratic National Chairman, flatly predicted a "onc- packagt" bill this week. But If the President asks for "one package" he will be acting contrary to the advice of the AFL, the CIO, to reliable his own Labor Department. Most labor leaders want the "two package" method. They fervently desire the Immediate erasure of the Taft-Hartley Law. The only tute they want at the start Is Wagner Act, which guaranteed em- ployees the right to organize into Fumble Costly for Sandies in First Quarter Action at Fort Worth Victory March Of QreatTeam Snapped 21-0 By PUTT POWELL News-Globe Sports Writer TCU STADIUM, FORT WORTH, Dec. Amarillo's Golden Sandies weren't ex- pected to defeat the Waco Tigers as the great undefeated, untied elevens clashed on this Christmas afternoon for the 1948 Texas high school football championship. And they didn't. The final score was Waco 21, Amarillo 0. Without James Garner the brilliant all-around wingman it was feared the finalists from the North would be out- classed. And they were. But if it had been humanly possible for a bunch of young- sters to make up for the loss of their great captain, the pres- ent edition of the Amarillo High School team would have. Waco Tigers came in Irom all sides to pounce on this Amaiillo Sandie tumble in the first period of the state Class AA final football game in Fait Worth yesterday. lack Chambers (61) right, made the recovery lor Waco alter Ama- rillo back lack Newby (41) on the ground at ex- treme leit, lost control of the ball when he was tackled by Tiger tackle Robert Knowles (down near Newby) Waco back Bobby Patton. (81) cones in at center and Sandie guard lack Davis Wirephoto. (60) is at left. Other unidentified players are in foreground. Referee is Ab Curtis. See sports Page 8 ior picture oi Marvin McNeil carrying the ball for the Sandies. Blackout for Israel Ordered (By The Associated Press) Israel ordered a complete and unrestricted blackout into unions and-didn't restrict unions in effect last night lor the whole Jewish state. The order was any way. The labor leaders, most of them, acknowledge privately that certain amendments will be adopted, such as outlawing jurisdictional strikes. But they want these to come along later. In a second package. Tragedy Has Day of Own (By The Associated Press) Twenty-nine Tcxans died viol- ently during the Christmas holi- days. Eighteen lost their lives in traf- fic accidents; five were shot to death; three were knifed fatally; one was burned to death; a small child was poisoned accidentally and an overdose of sleeping pills caused another death. The tabula- tion was begun at AM Thursday. A father and a daugllter were killed and the child's mother was critically Injured Friday night In a head-on automobile crash on the Victoria- Houston highway 15 miles cast of Victoria. The dead were Allen Ladd Marck, -5, of Overtoil, Tex., and his three- year-old daughter, Deborah Marek. Mrs. Edith Marek suffered a frac- tured skull and two broken arms. She was taken to a Victoria hos- iltal. At Victoria, also, a Negro, Walter Upon, was stabbed to death Friday night. A murder charge was filed against another Negro, Lcvell Bmith. Rhome H. Dougherty, Bedford, Tex., farmer, died at Fort Worth Christmas Day of injuries received Wiclay night when he wns hit by :i truck in Fort Worth. A murder charge was filed against Jim McDadc, 10-year-old Houston Negro, in the knife-slaying Friday night of another Negro. Jessie Sims, '7, his next-door-neighbor. Also In Houston Friday night, John Boxlc, 50. was shot to death at his home following an argu- ment with a tenant. The tenant, Albert Green, was charged with murder. In a third incident at Houston Friday night, Louis Martinez, 22, ivas fatally stabbed during a gang fight. Five persons were arrested. Catrino Lara, 31, Swcctwatcr laborer, and Antonio Goiualei. 23, Swectwatcr. were killed when the car in which they were riding overturned near RUt- County, Friday night. Ralph Jones. 65. Mexla grocery- nan, was killed when he was struck 'iy a car in Mexla Christmas Day. George Charles Crawford, 3. of lavasota. was accidentally shot to broadcast urgently over state radio stations Yesterday fol- lowing recent air raids at or near Haifa, Jericho, Nazareth and Gaza. Israeli blackouts previously were restricted to the battle areas. I Arab planes bombed Israel a few hours after the blackout was order- Jed. Air raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv and the alert lasted more than an hour and a half. It was offici- ally reported a few bombs were dropped on the "coastal plain" but no damage was reported. In Nazareth, now Jewish -held, the famed Christian Church of the Annunciation was blacked out dur- ing the annual Christmas midnight mass after planes raided Northern Palestine. Three children were killed and five were injured when the planes scored a direct hit on a children's home in a Jewish settlement near Nazareth. An Israeli nrmy spokes- man said the bombing attack, car- ried out just before midnight, was made by Egyptian planes. The raids occurred in a section of the Holy Land that has been quiet for weeks under the United Nations truce. A Jericho dispatch said a lone, Stork Is Busy Aide for Santa The stork brought his share of Christmas cheer to people in Ama- rillo. His deliveries made more work Santa. There are several candidates for Lewis Nordyke's Christmas birth- day club. Christmas was only two and a half hours old when a baby girl Thieves Take No Holiday Thieves, burglars and bandits took advantage of Christ mas Eve to ply their trades with more than usual effect. Police are looking for a bandit who used a knife Friday night to hold up the boxoffice of the Victory Theater and take unidentified plane dropped three bombs near Jericho Friday night. No damages or injuries were in- flicted. Arab legion and TJN sources said the plane, presumably Jew- ish, circled the five min- utes and then dropped one bomb. The plane then passed over Klnp; Abdullah's winter palace in Shune, Trans-Jordan, and drop- ped two more bombs on the banks of the River Jordan. The size of the craters indicated the bombs might have been 500- pounclers, TJN observers said. The planes which bombed the Nazareth district first appeared over Haifa and the town of Naz- areth itself. They were driven away from both places by anti-aircraft fire. Holiday Edition oi News-Globe Today The folks who get out The Sun- day News-Globe enjoyed a Yule- tlde holiday last night with' most of the other people of Amariflo and the High Plains. This edition of the Sunday pa- per went to press early last night in order for employes in all de- partments to spend the final hours of Christmas Day with their fam- ilies. The news department of the News-Globe station, KGNC, eon- tinned operations on a holiday schedule to handle any major late news developments. And everybody at the newspaper wishes everybody who reads the paper a peaceful and happy new year. positions around Tangku, the port Jor Communist-surrounded Tient- sin, but -gave no details. American pilots of the Chen- nault airline were reported flying relief missions to Tientsin through some of the worst visibility of the winter. They were landing on an emergency airstrip on the Tientsin racecourse. One pilot, returning to Shanghai was quoted as saying the whole Tientsin area was being sandbag- ged but "it's too darned quiet there's something fishy going on." This squared with a general belief in North China that the present lull is due to some sort of secret negotiations over Tientsin and Iso- lated Peiping. The Chinese Communist radio yesterday broadcast a list of 45 INDONESIA I Mrs. Samuel Bay McManus, 1403-A Ong. Then at o'clock Christmas most, children were looking., at "presents, 'the J.. P. Wright's, Boute Amarillo, were looking over a new baby boy at the same hospital. A son was born at o'clock this afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. Buford Anderson, 1203 North Fairfield, in Ama-rillo Osteopathic Hospital. Another child, a little girl, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack James, 1305 McMasters, in the same hos- pital -at o'clock. Two other mothers were in Amarillo. Osteopathic Hospital. Attendants said they expected the stork before midnight. Christmas eve was the time for arrival of a boy for Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Britain, 1502 West Nine- teenth, at St. Anthony's Hospital, and a girl for Mr. and Mrs. Lucine N. Altig, 2603 Pillmore, at North- west Texas Hospital. A third Christmas Eve child is a son of Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Dillon, 419 Crockett. The youngster was born at o'clock Friday after- noon in Amarillo Osteopathic Hos- pital. Chinese government leaders military men it said were and 'war Dutch troops, ignoring a United Nations cease-fire order, yesterday captured Madioen, the last major city of the Indonesian republic and I seized almost all of Java. Other Netherlands units had gained or were within reach of the major productive areas of Sumatra. In a. week of fighting the poor- ly-equipped Republican army has communications, it is no longer an organized fighting force. Whether the Republicans have re- tained enough strength to mount damaging guerrilla attacks against the Dutch remains to be seen. A Christmas Day Netherlands leath by another small child at Friday. Gene Gentry, 33, Lubbock. died a communique announcing the cap- ture of Madioen told of Dutch criminals well known for their heinous crimes, whom all Chinese agree shoula receive the Just pen- alty." Heading the list, as might have been expected, was Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. Madame Chiang also was named. The "just penalty" was not specified. Most of the names were not sur- prising, but the list included Pfesident Li Tsung-jen, who has been mentioned in China specula- tion as a possible peace negotiator, j and former Premier Chang Chun, also mentioned as a peace advocate. Urges Draft of Medics Students Manager Joe Strawn. So far police have arrested no suspects in the twin window break- ings at two Amarillo jewelry stores Friday night. 
                            

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