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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1948, Del Rio, Texas AMoelatcd Prow Direct Wire and NRA Feature DEL Rio NEWSHERALD WEATHER if h 1 1 v tonight VOL XX OBI RIO TKXAH TUESDAY AFTKHNOON APRIL It 1MN NUMBER 17 Authorize Negotiations For Toll Free Bridge At Del Rio Over Rio Grande Walter Wilson 42 Succumbs Sunday Last Rites Tuesday At 4 Radio Advertising Agency Executive Dies Early Sunday Walter Ray Wilson 42yearold radio advertising executive died of a heart attack Sunday morning at 4 otlock In tits home 1310 North Main Street He was stricken Sat urday afternoon shortly after oclock Funeral services were planned for 4 p in Tuesday In the Dorsn Cha pel Rev Sam Morris famous radio evangelist was here from San Antonio to conduct the rites and burial is to be made in Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Doran Funeral Rome WM born in MiHord Kan sas November 8 1005 He came to Del Rio in 1033 and had been In radio advertimg here ever since He WM a member of the firm Wil son and Howard Radio Advertis ing Agency Wilson married Miss Evelyn Couch November 4 1933 Survivors Include his widow Mrs Wltaon and a son Walter Ray Wilson Jr of Del Rio Other mrvlvors Include his uncle and nunt Mr and Mrs Jim Younkm of Mil ford un uncle Dan Youn kln of Wakefleid a nephew Orortie Wilson of Chi cago Claude Wilson of Port Worth and Karl Youkin of Mllford a sUterinlaw Mrs Louise Wilson of Chicago All are here for the services Other relatives here for the fu neral are Mr and Mrs Augim Johnson of Blsmark North Dakota Mra Johnson being Mrs Wilsons mother Mrs Wilsons Mrs Edna of Peorla and her nephew Ben St Louis of WUcomin To Hold Health RoundUp For North Heights A healUt roundup for preschool children will be by North ParentTeacher Association Friday All pareuU of preitchool chil dren who reside u North MeighU are urged to bring their children to Uie cafeteria in North School at 1 p m Kriuay or physi cal exfttnUiaUoiu Children unac coinpantod by paretiU muni bring wrtUwi permiAttlon for them to at tend the roundup Dr Hyalop will be the ex amining physician MONKEY HIIOW WICHITA FALLS April 13 WtehiU maraUtoii moo key ahow conlUiueti for five have gawked the five iUie African who refute to be lured book to their by trteka TUeMUy they leaped from branch high to eottonwood uncoil cmriMd that bwo offered lor ttJrtr recapture imorrw WMUUMOTON April ftmuiuncm Tuwday ail put oo train durtaf Uw coal Mwortlftthm to tffoetivf p Lecturer Dr A H W MacDonald world traveler and missionary nnd cousin o Use late Ramsay Mac Dotiald in visiting in Del Rio He will speak at the luncheon meeting of the Lions Club Thursday And is available for other speaking engagements Dr MacDonald wus in Drl Rto in 1932 and spoke to organizations and at church gatherings MINERS RETURN TO WORK AT LEWIS WORD WASHINGTON April 13 Thousands of soft coal miners re turned to work Tuesday in res ponse to word from John L LcwLs to end their monthIons strike But many others still stayed home They apparently were await ing Use outcome of Lewis contempt of court trial Wednesday lor ignor ing a court order to end Uie strike last week Army In Control In Bogota Revolt Blamed On International Communism BOGOTA Colombia April MPi The army Is In complete con trol Tuesday and delegates to the 31nation PanAmerican conference appear readv to resume the deliber ations cut short by a bloody revolt U 8 Secretary of State George C Marshall blamed the revolt which flared Kutidentlv Friday on International Communism Cubas delegate Gulllermo Belt said he believes and Secretary Marshall agrees that the revolt was not aim ed at Columbia government but at disrupting the conference and dis crediting American democracies I tolti the delegates suspension or postponement of the conference would have a fatal influence on the Italian Belt said Monday night The Italian elections are sched uled Sunday and Monday The delegates may resume their conference Wednesday Delegates are said to have agreed to shelve economic matters scheduled for dis cussion before the revolt struck in cluding the matter of U S aid to Latin America s These would come I up under this plan at a Inter con ference possibly In Argentina The conference still has before It a Chilean resolution condemning world Communism The government called up public works engineers for the Herculean task of cleaning up the capital Many people were returning to their normal activities and quiet pre vailed from other parts r of Uie country indicated complete A check in the coal fleltU showed calm The shooting phase of the production as high as 75 percent In Firemen Rescue Girl Trapped By Elevator some sections of Western Pen nsylvania and Illinois There had been some advance estimates that about onethird of the strikers would show up at the pith Tuesday District officials had the working force would be subbtantlal wlUi the backtowork movement In the soft coal fields more than sympathy strikers in the hard coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania jobs went back to their Commission Authorizes RUSSIA BUILDING Procedure GREATEST AIR FORCE IN WORLD Her left leg pinned between a Boston freight elevator and a 12foot beam 22yearold Ethel Copetaa of Cambridge Mass clings to one of her rescuers to help ease the pain Fireman hacked away Tor more than an hour to free her She suffered lacerations of the left leg and severe shock NEA Tclephotoi Constitutionality Of NonCommunist Provision Qf Labor Act Is Upheld EightyTwo Attend Scout Camporal abortive revolution appeared at un end Marshall told newsmen and con ference delegates Monday night Uiat oa DCVIIS River the revolt followed Uie same pat tern as outbreaks which have pro voked labor In France and preelection unrest in Italy Delegates are expected to ratify Tuesday Uselr determination to i Scouts from Del Rio and Brack eltville participated Friday ami Sat urday in a district Camporal at Central Power and Light grounds David Young camping ajid ac tivities chairman and Myron J Potts directed the camporal Friday night a camp lire was held with each patrol presenting continue the conference here des pite the rkU which have destroyed much ul the city and killed 300 per High Del Rio After Hot Day Monday After a hot day during which tile mcrvury crept up to 99 degrees a wind hit Del Ulo Monday night The temptrature dropped lo a minimum of 03 Tuesday morning with a wind out of the iturUt ktlll blowing until before noon TO MUKIMiUEK April 13 L M Keuyon told Judge J OHoward he ready tu de fend fluyd L Cox shipyard work er charged with murder Kenyon spent three dayi its coun ty all for contempt of court after he refused to accept appointment U defoiiM counsel lor Cox charged in fatal sliootuig of Officer B r Kirud ifoich it I will accept the aMlgnownt if acquit the MM Monday OUS PAJUO TW April R Dtak HutchfaHUi H farmer mayor PLANU WORTH MMl Ww of MMl fetal at Otport 4to4 Earlier gourcec close to Marshall Uie U H had taken Uie stand the conference most remain In Bo gota final decision on Uie future of the conference U expected after a meeting Tuesday afternoon Marshall in the llrst conference delegate ouUide the Colombian gov a htunt Baturday morning patrols competed a standard in the hkillh ol log splitting water boiling knot tying roix throwing nature lore due the flag first aid 1uny race and ol war Kightytwo Scouto and leaders at tended The Bear Iulmi oi Troop 70 the Flaming Arrow of 77 the Cobra ol 76 won A banners with from 1430 to 13DO Wolf of IS enuiient publicly to attribute the Jolly of 73 and 1 mtj nl 74 revolution to world Couununltun and j won U c banner went to IndlrecUy to Russia Tbo Colombian government ais iiounced Monday that It had severed diplomatic relatioiw with Uie So viet Union Two Ruasiami describ ed M Bgenls were among perwiu airejUd on chargca of having the rioU EDITOR DIK8 HOUSTON April U were Tues day for funeral fur Oeorge W CoUingliam editor of the Hous ton Chronicle who buodenly Monday in New York The body hccompauied by the Widow daughter Mary Lee aud brother 8 CotUiigiuim Of York will arrive in Houston a p m April wwt dwUoyed MUt to tttXWO fire at flovthwcat AtreraA Uw Cobra ot 7U Kagle ol 74 and Beav er of o SlhttK Or OIL MAN HKAUMONl IVx Apiil 13 Jesalc Pew Lockliait tiibtei ot like lute J HUlgai ftw loilliel Idem ol the tiun Oil Co tiled at her home here early Tuesday alter a UiUjSeiliiK illnena liulude her daughter Mia H W Philadelphia and a brjtlier John K Pew M dun Oil k WASHINGTON April 13 special threeJudge Federal Court Tuesday upheld the conslituimnal Ity ot the nonCommunist pro vision in the TuftHartley Lab u Act That provision requireslabor un ion officers to file a sworn si He men t they arc ConimuiiHls in their union their labor unions au to make use of the National Labor Relations Boards machinery The threejudge court upheld the provision on a Ll vote Judge Wilbur K Miller and Judge Bolltha J Laws upheld the provision Judge E Barrett Pni lyinaii dLssellied The wus brought bv the CIO National Maritime Union Many top labor union men have been critical if the provision Hone call it an insull for to demand tliat labor men make uch a itattimnt o Kay lor To Put New On Religion In Education Scout Training Course Starts Tuesday Night A training course Jor leaders iimi Scout leaders will be held Tues dav ai 7 HI p m In tin House ol ol the First Church J Presley Pound training for the Del Kin district Hummed Ihe uustrucUirs or the ciuise arid Scouters be Mrs H K Kawtclt Ihe Cub leaders course Is tor Cub pack coraral I teernen dell mother and ten and will run three instil Tuesday II Join will dlircl Hie baMe Seoul leader Seoul their asM troop e iliiia 111 eelneli am coin Ill li leinell Ttie IV HI run i Her j Cub i eolll M WASHTNCITON April is builcliiiK Uir fnrrr in Uie work Air S Uild the services comnuttor Tuesfla1 Thev sorni fn wniil ti H rifyiMon wilh us nnrl Uif o roach 11 in thf lie smil Svniinsjton cd m Ir Kislatuui A hill befTr ini miltfp a dril i bKKt Ihp armod forces I men about rnorr than nou ha The bill wxniUi pfivitle for 70 air rombat with at present We know Russia is building 12 limes inanv planrs as we are tolrl thr They are building up the Kreai air force in the world The Seualo Annrrl seiA ice com mittee voted uiianlinous v for a lop aiir limit of 25 years on anv re quired registration under the pro posed draft and Universal Training program The Offense Department har re quested that men through 44 be required to register A bill considered bv the House 01111111 tee calls for registration of men 2 through 29 Chairman Gurney HKD snid Liie Senate committee has reached no decision on the lower ase Imnl The administration has asked for regis tration of 18 years olds up or Hie draft and 17 vears olds for IMT Ciurnev told the com mittee virtuallv abandoned hope of having any miliaiv bills ready for Senate action this week He said the delay is due to lack of report from Defense Secretary Korrestal nnd the joint chiefs oi staff regarding congressional de mands for more fighting air power The JCS which includes lop of ficers ol the armed services has recommended only expansion ot the 55group air force Member of Congress have proposeu the larger proKiiiui In to questions loin Hep Johnson iDTex a nunnluii said he considers the Alt Force ot 70 groups more important lo na tional security than Universal Mi litary Training Johnson asked whether produc tlon control such as allocation ol steel might be neeissar to bund up the all force lo 70 in inyton siiKl he not hiiik woirld be net o State Highway To Negotiate With Mexico ol tidal in Philadelphia The body wilt be teat Ui PU lor btuul WeUneaduy GOVKBNMKNT AUSTIN Tea April 13 The wcuk 04 April la U U tut Uood Week in Texu by ford H Jejter in reoogoiUou ot the batUv for dcuiocracy at Ban Jacuilo oil Aiuli 31 governor atked ail to of good Illi ke V lite 1 in Ill i J WACO Tex April 13 j lor Ualveisity Tuesday looked i ward to an enlargement cainpaisn land a niW emphasis on religion la i tdUCatloll Dr William Kkliarilon While preacher and educator who takcj over as iilnlli the university suU u speech pitpaied lur dellveiy tile inauguration Those who Ituiuclied Mujloi Uni VusllV had a concept ol IWOIold H was to serve the ehuitli alul Ihe stale i shall uUU what lluy always Uupl Ulc wuriu B Ue chUKh Uicy urcaiu Ihc boiiy ut Cluist as an Aitmtio They liltMlll tor lo piovlde frVderal Uy MJid niUiloteilnl leuUeralrlp lui our Bnptlii cliurcrico They in tended Ui Influence culture aim snj clety with our tfieul diatlncuvc prltujlpiei They wauled lo enrich aud eiilojce tile Kingdom ut Jou Fire Damages Stacked Phone Poles Tuesday a luimbei ol lelephollt to Coil ee llolli Vul and Mjliali u II lie till at 1 m liie nil Uoai a burning lo liilu U y bullied uj Ihe Clc pllcU pole oi Itlc 1lle ntel Soilx t Kullt I U Ihc Uuuugh Christian Apm ul suiti lllcd uvcMiincui I In nm itcctluii with Ihc Tejvus UU tcr trtc lulal diuuUnt nought lj plalntlllc Ui All Ullla oil part ul the tuvciiuneni 111 uuu nitrate TcillllKCl Band To Raise Funds For Mustang Hand A balld cuiH el t be ul rt in Hie Felipe HlKli School Hand in I S lloo aiUlltol Umi The t i I fluids lo ualloim Han Iellpr band lillbello I sillier llllelloeal laid A Jl net Ued tor the unlloim uiul ll JOO has ahead been lulscd telda Kio Weather Information fuililiiicU by II 13 uf UK I Hil ArNU VKliNl I V faill cloudy lino allci lltMjll lall tonight aod Wediiuila slitjiilly lv nlyhl Waililcl WcUlicaUuy MUAI iiium IcJiipci tttuie coUiUA toti minimum Vu Mini uiuiu temperature IhLo uiuinuig VVJitti TKXAS1 WtCiT Uif lOUUi MEKUHAN klleiiioun loriltflit cooler In the Del Klu Pi I A it for the Btatr IIiRh Ocpn 11 mem Ui with la with Mcxiro for a toll free at Del Rio lias brpn h thr State Highway fotyi m I ion Hailnev KosUi irrslflrnl of the Hii Chamber of Commerce bv Frpd F mrniier ol Uie comnilssion bv tele phone Monday that the commission pa srr Mie order authorizing tie Hmlmii1 Department Ui procecle negotiation with Mexierj for the ojieralion and maintenance of a loll fier biidte at Del Rio Such i been the iro jei t of the Chamber of Commerce fr the past two years I A bill wa introduced in Congress 1 J ne ID HHfi tile Statfi Hiithwa1 Commission ti proreerl witli iieKonations for the I waLapprover by the Senate anri duly sisned into law 2 1946 EstirTiates hv the Public Road A sociation indicate 1he will cost appioximateh Tho wooden approach to the bridge buined lliree auo aiui Iriidic habeen routed down a rairp and over the unpaved vrga to an other to cross the Interna tional over the Rio Grande to Villa Acuna Coat ruction ot the bridyr Is u the West Chamber ot Commerce A delegation mm the WTCC before Iho on behalf of 154 towns in the area pleading lor the tridue at a special executive session 31 Identify Body Of Man Found In Cane Patch Tex April 13 The bixfy ol a man found dead in a aiie patch near heer Sunday been tentatively identified A M Downs 53 former Wheeler Inai lan and tanner Audrey Downs 14 icjenlifiei lu ti m a watch arid lot found on body Harold ol Wh iier iiiini aiiToner said tin man had been dead u a month Y am Dim us old Wheeler Shell Jess Svvluk tils fitllier weeks iij4ii lor i Hit hi caoh I1 re elved a letter mailed Mollie the IIPI Week 111 lhal was Ihe liiol uini heaid him 1 outlll between t Ad cks tound on Hie two Mrs Iimborlakc TracturtS Hip In I all At lUaldt VV I IUnbellaKe ol i Iiactured hiti in liome Hide i dm nhtr1 Mlo Vtilioi IM iv Aloiulai lui livalde U be wllii VI IMM WHLi H tOJthll ANA April U Wf 1 1 caily tlvui a wiufk at deck bridge uri 13 noi Hi oi Uujalcajld alter u i liar lend auu u wiecltci in u Htciil No one Ui Ib VV II LAI t s MOlUtH UIKti Uttt MO1NUS 13 Mis May Wallace IKI utuUlcr Jf Mcm A Itilfd pjejiactiiioi cundiduui wtd iCMiner p evident died Muudlty at tMUT 1 1 ionic icic
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