Brownsville Herald, January 1, 1953

Brownsville Herald

January 01, 1953

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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - January 1, 1953, Brownsville, Texas THE WEATHER Warm today, cooler tonight and tomorrow with south winds shifting to northerly tonight. She Serving The Rio Grande Valley For More Than 60 Years There is not a heart but has its moments of longing, yearning for something better, nobler, holier than it knows now. —Henry Ward Beecher 61 ST YEAR — NO. 156 66 PAGES BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY I, 1953 FINAL EDITION PRICE 5cWeekly Meeting Of COP Brass Planned One Killed    Big Guns Duel On Valley Qn Korean Front Highways Seaman Kills Communist SEOUL, Jan. I —UP— Every UN artillery barrel roared in unison at midnight to greet the new year with heartfelt wishes toward the enemy Chinese and North Korean troops. The Valley counted its first traf-j But in the half-truce along the 155-mile battleline only minor prober fatality of 1953 just five minu-jing attacks represented the real war. tes after the stroke of midnight The mighty salvo, which sent sci earning steel into Chinese and ushered in the new year.    Korean positions, rocked the The fatal accident occurred three rugged Korean hills with the re-miles south of McAllen on Depot mmder to the Communists that the Rd. at tho intersection of Farm-to- UnHed NaUon, was „Uying ,n Market Rd. 1016 and resulted in    J the death of Ruben Roberto Sali- Korea. nas, 30. of McAllen    Two    Chinese platoons converged State highway patrolmen said    on South    Korea outpost bunkers    Alwk«l»»sl    Will ta Salinas pick-up truck and anothei eaS{ 0f Sniper Ridge on the west    *Ca    I    ti    OI    II    lf pick-up driven bv Ramon Pena. 22, a , „    ;    .    . .    ..    i    1 of Mission, collided at the lnter..central from but were driven north-, T    Formosa    Jan    I    tv- section Salinas’ vehicle crashed ward after a two-and-a-half-hour Afj aJert aeaman sh(Jt Hnd kn,ed R into a telephone pole, and he was skirmish.    .Chinese Communist trying to cap- apparently killed instantly.    Twenty Communist soldiers were ture a Nationalist merchant ship Pena and two passengers in his    '    r)    hand    "nrt salver it to    Red-held Shan*. piek-up. Ponciano Pena and Bal-    .    ,    7.    ?    hai    several    davs    9pn    it    u-n    learn ,    o .    .    ...    ,    grenades and rifles in no-mans    ways    ago.    ii    was    learn- demar Santana    of Mission, were f1    .    .    «    .    ed    Thursday ...    land    on the    western    front.    ru not injured.    Three    Chinese    platoons were    The incident was the second    such Salinas body was taken to \ir-    amashed    back in    the Kelly Hlll    story to    light In the    last Strategy Sessions Scheduled By Ike WASHINGTON, Jan. I — UP — Sen. Robert A. Taft, prospective majority leader of the new Senate, said today President-elect Eisenhower plans weekly White House meetings with the GOP congressional high command. The meetings would be aimed at co-ordinating GOF strategy for guiding the new administration’s program through Congress. At the same time, they would give Taft Bus Strike Ties Up Gotham ny GILMORE THOMPSON NEW YORK. Jan. I UP Eight-thousand workers on eight bus lines gil Wilson Funeral Home in McAllen. sector northwest    of    Yonchon.    4R    hours.    Tuesday a    Chinese    pas- c .    .    .    ,    , -    ,    Allied troops pulled back from one    a',n ,I'd a Philippines air- Survivors include his wife: two    ■    reoccupy    it    «    3 ""IM the pilot and puts. »ns. Ruben JI. and; one    I    pounded    “ *nd made a futile attempt to deughter. Maria Lourdes; six    attacking    force    <vr'Z Pl*"’Imo Red China brothers and three .taters and    Ins    f „ ,    h    mM.    .Chmeae    officials    have    not    off I- parents. Mr and Mrs. Darnel Sa-    „„    th,    ,ront    wednes-    f'»«y confirmed the details of the iotas Sr. of Mexico    May drifting to 12 Inches in the    thwarted p.racy nn the high seas. Va^fey011 Res<Pr-M^>r Co. He*    had    'ZZrZZY vLZXn»CamC    h"hMl lived In Mercedes until about a d    to ,h aho    The Chinese passenger, accord- year ago.    *    m    l    mg to reports received here, broke Brownsville Quiet    There was no sign of the gen- tnto tbe radio room 0f tbfk mer. In Brownsville, police and eral offensive broadcast to ROK chant ship Teinhang, ow’ned bv sheriffs officers had a quiet night troops on the front lines several Taiwan Shipping Corp . and forced New’ Year’s Eve, except for one days ago over loudspeakers. There {ba operator to standby while he theft. A cigaret vending machine still was no sign of any major smashed the equipment, was hauled off from the Michael enemy troop buildup.    The passenger then dashed to the Joseph Drive-In last night. County Gen James A Van f leet, who ship1* bridge and, poking a gun in Highway Patrolman M. H Mitchell Pal*l a New Y ear s visit to the {he captain's ribs. ordered him to found the machine early this morn- press billets in Seoul, reporter! that change course for Shanghai. The ing on the Old Alice Rd.    Allied casualties were the lightest    ship. which had sailed    from Hong In Harlingen, n Baylor    Umver-    *or ^e month of December.    Kong, was enroute to    Keelung. sitv student and his fiance were The Fifth Air Force announced    seaman,    working    on injured Wednesday when their car that Allied Sabrejets destroyed {b<, bridge roof, saw the gun being c rashed into a telephone pole on NII‘»-15 jets st better than a 14 to poked at his captain and leaped on E Harrison St.    Injured    were    Bob    1    durin*    the    ™onth- Moore Knight,    21, of    Harlingen. 18, of ( ti ion Bus Employes Set Strike McAllen the gunman's back. Then, according to authorities, he seized the gun and killed the would-be pirate. The ship continued safely to Keelung. The new* blackout clamped on the Incident, It was reported, may J have been because the piracy attempt followed closely the case of the freighter Nidar. whose crew mutinied and sailed the Red China Drivers and ms in- ^und ■hip to Formosa recently. Solon Sa vs HST Stalls Red Action WASHINGTON. Jan. I and Miss Frances Land, Gladewater. Harlingen police aaid the couple was returning from Rio Hondo' when the accident occurred. Thev were taken to th# Valley Baptist Hospital. Their injures were not considered serious At Mission, a 80-year-old man required medical attention early this morning when a pistol shot tenance men of the Union Bus went through his left hand and Lines were scheduled to go out on middle    finger.    strike at midnight tonight, sccord- I.alo Villarreal, who lives on jng to M E. Hylton, McAllen, pres-1 Doherty Ave. in Mission, was using ,dent of the company. a pistol to ^welcome the new year. The operators are asking wage Police, railed ai 12.50 a rn., said \ncreHMt.n abfj negotiations be-the shooting was an accident. Th«j|W**n tba men and {be company man was not badly hurt, they said, broj(,» down today with no new The melancholy wail of ambu- mP*ting,| scheduled, according to lance sirens helped ring In the Hylt<m He declined to say w’hat W ASHINGTON Jan I UP New Year todav Ha the holidayemployees union was Sen Herbert R. O'Conor today] traffic death toll began its slow’ Union Bus Lines operates about charged President Truman and climb toward an expected total of 400,000 miles a month over a south Secretary of State Dean A< heaon *1°-    Texas route bounded by Browns*    with delaying ac tion against Anwr- But many mn r makers seemed Ville on the south. Corpus Christi lean subversives in the farted Nato be mixing a dash of caution with on {b#, east. I^iredo on the wet turns to avoid a controversy in the their New \ ear s ctieer. and the and Hamilton. Texas on the north, recent UN session early volume of accident reports The |aat bus Wlll    for    ljk.    Th# Maryland Democrat said was    fairly    light    redo at 4 p n». today and the last    their decision “mav hare averted A    I    nited Press tabulation at bus north wa* to leave at 12' 15 p    temporarily a serious situation 7 55 a.m. cst showed »ha? at least m    n    Antonio,    Hilton said. within the UN itself ” but ignored 38 persons were killed In holiday Sixtyeight drivers and mamten-J “the shattering of the confidence ante men are involved in the    of the |*eople of the United States strike according to Hvlton.    in the United Nations.” .—    _____--------------——    Meanwhile House investigators HEI EN KU.LEI)    disclosed that former Secretary of RABAT. French Morocco, Jan    state James F Byrnes will be I ll Pi Seven persons w’ere a.<ked what part Aleer Hiss reaved reported killed today In violent    jn a {94* decision that the United hail storms that swept    £ta{^s vmuld not pass on the |ov- sunny Morocco,    altv of Americans employed at the .    UH. Afterwale!! (lf ll* arui;:* The disclosure came as an after-! match of a House judiciary sub-'committee's hearings into charges V that the State and Justice Depart-I ments tried to suppress a New I York grand jurv’s report on Com-- monist infiltration into the UN At the same time, a new' conli troveray swirled up in the Justice Department over whether t1 I i1 grand jury probe should be cml- II tinued. I The New York grand jury laid the blame on the State Depart-; merit for the presence of American 1 ] subversives on the UN staff and strongly advised a continued / I castigation after it went out of existence Dei 4 Mn ie* Lane, U S attorney for I the southern district of New York, j promised the House subcommittee [late today that he would take 'immediate action to continue the probe next week Ask Probe HU* k Attorney General same time. mey would give and other GOP congressional leaders a hand in .shaping GOF’ policy before it is laid before Congress for approval. Meanwhile, it was disclosed that the incoming president expects to address Congress shortly after his inauguration to giv*» legislators his own ideas on cutting federal spending. Taft, who conferred with Eisenhower in New’ York on Tuesday along with three other GOP Senate went on strike todav and leaders, said the President-elect threatened the nation's largest city indicated he will meet weekly wdth with the worst transportation snarl Republican Senate and House lead-in history.    erg No details for handling liaison The bus lines serve 8.5 million between the executive and legis-riders daily.    lative branches have been worked Michael J Quill, president of the out yet. But it appeared likely that Transport Workers Union (CIO), such meeting would take place on called the strike at one minute aft- Monday mornings, in much the cr midnight. He warned that he same pattern set by Presidents would shut down the city's subways Roosevelt and Truman. arni -I.VMM Un,, "lf any nttnmpt    Fwm 01her „urc„ „ wa, la mad, In punl.h a Un*!- man for    ,hn,    Ei„nhn«,r ,mpha,l„<l rafusln* ov.rtim, rall-d lo help    ta,kj    th„ gma„ lead,r, .aaa lh, bu, crim, A. th. r,.ult    lhal h,    „ lntrn, on rultlng tha cliv o nrlala ,u.p,n<1„l plan, to blld(ret whir|,,|pnt Tnlm.n run ,xtra .ubway and ,l,vat,d will .ubmlt to Con*r,», n,xt w,,k. The Truman budget is expected to Belong To Sam Union    call for federal spending of about Subway and elevated line work- $79 billion during the 12 months era belong to the same union. starting July I. Coni pin ating the New York Eisenhower, It was said, singled ransjv,! anon crisis was a stnke out mjijta,-v *pcndtng--expertc<l to called on the waterfront by three account for a»K)Ut S46 billion of the locals of the International Truman budget-as the field offer- * AF 11 for mg the greatest opportunity for H    ,    spending    cuts. This strike threatened s port- qpbe president-elect, srnied mith wide tie-up not only here but in Boston, more. Ut r.a.11 . . * .    _    _ . . , preliminary data gathered tn T hiladelpMa and Bain- Washington by Joseph M. Dodge, iii-m I ‘resident Joseph I*. ^\n advance fiscart agent, was said to have told the Senate leadera Ryan ordered AFL workers those ports to refuse to handle car- jhat‘“effici'encies 'in' purchasing'of go on any ship diverted from New mlljljiry ,Uj,pjj#* should make pos-Y***-    _    .    sible sizable cuts In the military It’* only the lwglnning. Baby New Year. The bra lache you hate now. after the party welcoming you to the Korld. Is as nothing compared to the h .idactie* Old Man 1952 ha* iN-qocathed to yin*. Mar* and rumor* of war* will to- Iii your mind. I amine *t*lk» aero** mau> po\erty-*trlcken «imn-tric* on fbi* weary old earth. Politic* and politician* will have you reaching for aspirin many time* In the day* and month* ahead. Hut you have coiii|ian>    in >«air mleery, Kah>.    All    of u*    on    eartfTwill he holding our head* In sympathy, and hoping that you    bring with    >011 dilutions to all    our    problem*. Most especially do we hope that «oti will bring light to hani*h the shadow of Mar, which for so long ha* had your new home under Its pall. Me’re pulling for >ou.    Balu, and    we    w!*h    you    welL You I.H»U like a nice Baby. Me hope you're a truly Hippy    New Year. The dock-wallopers strike was called after union and management budget He also named the construction of overseas bases as an- had failed to real h agreement on othrr flpld for economies, and accidents of all types Traffic mishaps killed 29 persons, a plane crash killed one, one (lemon died in a fire and miscellaneous accidents took two lives Ohio I.* ad* Nation Ohio marked up the worst traffic record in the early count with 1 See TRAFFIC. Page h i rain ami normally High Seas Hampering Rescue {fork NORFOLK. Va,, Jan. I —UP Rough sea* prevented a U S. Coast Guard cutter from putting a rescue line aboard a crippled freighter early today off Cape Hatteras N C , legendary “graveyard of the Atlantic ” The Coast Guard hete reported w’inds of AO to 55 mile* pei hour whipped the stricken Dutch freighter Hydra, believed to have 35 or 40 ciew’men aboard. The ship w’hm not considered in immediate .danger, however. The USS Conifer Hvdra in a romg st Guard reported, but offing Second Operation On Brodie Twin Must Be Postponed CHICAGO, Jan I finish the task of govern until a satisfacotry bl«xn over his head. Rodney Dee was aep Lee. rn a daylong oper.c T Doctors said today that they cannot Rndnt-v tire Brodie s brain with a skin flap supply develops in the skin already placed ated from his weaker £iarre*e twin. Roger a new contrail. The last contract ended Sept. Sh. Thin* l ocal* Involved Although only three local* were Involved, union spokesmen said Bv an had ordered all-out support of the strike as a form of protest against the New Yolk State Crime iCommission, The commission has uncovered a sordid story of vicious [waterfront corruption In which un-'ion official allegedly took part Of moat concern to the average New Yorker, however, was the bus stnke Quill ordered the strike aft-(Nee STRIKE. Page bl was said to have maintained that eliminating the “gadget'' approach to armaments would make possible both reduced expenses and faster deliveries. Mild Norther Forecast For Late Tonight Don    Pedro Says el it from the Hvdta The Cos* nm M Hor s< ene and 1 ut noon in hazardous reached the rm. the Coast gales prevent* •rd in wk- spec inn#, KH* expected to ai tune to help with ’ear ae work. VV i‘*luru i rai ks Mown On Oiit*i<lt VV at«*r (.0 WESLACO *» inners There will lie no returns outside the pt for industrial -lay. the Urslaro has decided (.onstruction Pro\ect At ll AF ll Set HARLINGEN - A new cm lion project worth ‘ several lion dollars'* for Harlingen Force Base is in the latter s of planning and bids w*i for in mid-January’, ai spokesmen for the I* Corps of engineers p*ranr is L. Beetling,, gireer of the Calvert im local unit. said the new would involve “several nu lo lam ” even if threatened * Air Force spending in Vt v.-i materialize * Me have iv to determine if the rn ? The J5-month*old boys had been joined at the top of their heads, ami the operation left them without brain vaults. Tuesday    surgeons    drew’    a 50- square inth skin flap over 75 per rent of Rodney’* beati, leaving the remaining 25 per cent of his brain protected only by* a tough membrane    called    the    dura    mater. Another    fold    of    >-kin,    large enough to    rover    the    rest    of hts train, is folded on the top of his head arid u in fact, a pari of the first flap But suigeons said thev hesitate to finish toe job until they see how circulation de**io|>* in the (aiger I- u n *4 the (tipi Meanwhile Roger Lee lay In a deep «oma which he has been unable to shake off since the separation I Stet* rs said his tenacious h i I on life after no ie than S3** Pi*tid Shooter* Fined In lf e ti avo (LAGO Three Ruben Bar and Jesus Ji about I iii) a carrying com 'ce Weslaco I bond today the new trio According to weather bureau reports this morning, north winds that chilled the Valiev all last week ret ii* *! only long enough to let th# New* Y'ear start with sunshine Another norther is due to blow in some time tonight, and ta cape t* to drop nighttime lure* to the lower 40‘s, Highs tomtit ru afternoon will be about IO ninez along the coast to near 65 up th# ested Valley, the weatherman said >* of Tonight s norther is expected to The he drv and short-lived, with higher 200 thermometei for the wee! 1 es < lings md. predicted i would he amazing t fie had been ex* shortly after the On I nut! I'ri#{»rr**#*s M iMild I nx Collection* I /# In San Benito o llulletins * due for lk52 Af ti e »■ rn |t*5l. 70 per ten? of s due had been co e* te* VHPtKiBO. Chile. Jan I —- IP— Polite reported tttdav Uial 71 person* were killed and an estimated 'tai injured bi a lire and exphwtitiu in a water Inuit powder magazine at % a rn Daniel Boom* Ji Jailutl For I lief I MYKloN, Tex.. Jan. I -dp— i Five person* were kilbad todav when the twit cars in uhuh th* v were riding collided headon three hi ties west ut Marron i un stale Highway 7a, Ex A tot i ie! hilled In I stupe It tem pl MOBERLY, Mo Jan I rf* An ex-eomut, Dwnme Rommou 25. died early today of a wournl received wtien he attempt to break away from poiir e    HARLINGEN    -    *    i>anie Police Chi d Omar Winn said rn ie Ow city jail charet Rom moos was »hot by Officer J<e theft. Peel We«ltur*<irv night after he Boone, no relation to tile jumpeii from a patrol car ami Aoo»i*n,an was charged w» started rtinnmg    fig    a    acad    jai    ket    He    w Ronimous had been picaed Up ^ anu ioGx ifi Ju#.,ce foirowmg a uiatuihanve.    Pear*    Jilt    Oh    ii    dr    eat    sour I lait I vv in*. I Milo YI is ii Killpil <hi Ic* 1111: Ii va av .rtiiou»e erns BORN WITH '53—Mr and Mrf. lL,u! I.. Cb rn, Route I, No. 37u Acacia Road Kl Jardin, are the proud parenU u tuns were James A Ft ti t Yiestnul. Ohio and I a Riuiald he isis la-yearu oui Whittier. Calif Th at 12:05 aby, bcliPVrd to na riled Ricardo. til in th* photo e little Ricardo ;