Denton Record Chronicle, December 24, 1952

Denton Record Chronicle

December 24, 1952

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Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 24, 1952, Denton, Texas 50TH of Daily Service to Denton County 1'Jan 53 DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE WEATHER Partly Ckwdy, CM VOL. L NO. 114 DENTON, TEXAS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 24, 1952 Associated Press leased Wire TWENTY PAGES tCfje Cfjnstmas In those days o decree went out from Caesor Au- gustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius wos governor of Syria. An.d oil went to bf enrolled, each to his own city. And Joseph olso went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is colled Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who wo> with child. And while they were there, ihe time came for her to be delivered. And she gave birth to htr first- born son and wrapped him in swaddlirig cloths, and laid him in a mangsr, because there was no place for them in. the inn. And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And on angel of the Lord appeared to them, pnd the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were-filled with feor. And the angel said to them, "Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of o great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this doy in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a babe wrapped in swaddling cloths ond lying in o manger." And suddenly thers was with the ongel a multitude'of the. heavenly host praising Cod and saying, "Clary to Cod in the highest, and on earth peace among men with whom he is. When the angels went away from them heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us go over to Bethlehem und see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us." And they went with haste, and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lyin) in a manger. A (Editors this year of the whole Bible in the Revised Standard Version sponsored by the National Council of Churches has focused attention on that version. Here is the way it tells Hie Christmas. Story.) ROUND ABOUT TOWN By R. J. (Bob) EDWARDS Pius Assaila Both East And West He that is glad a calamities shall not be 17-5 1 Such a person reveals a com- plete lash of Christmas vir tue. It is a. clear test of charac- ter. We should crush out such at- titude utterly. again I am afforded the- opportunity of greeting you at this Holy Season and to sincerely wish for you and yours a full measure of peace and happiness, not only for the present, but throughout the years to come. Happy Christmas, Prosperous New Year. Clifford Sockard, superintendent of Lake Dallas, when ssked if.the water was-going over the spillway, replied, "Well, not exactly, as it lacks about 20 feet of touching the' run-over section of the dam. The recent rain, I am in about two weeks' supply of water for Dallas. All of us in 'Denton County, as well as all Dallas, are in hopes of seeing a. rain come that will fill the lake to overflow- ing." Alome Davis, tile expert, is not often seen in Denton these days, See -ilOUNDABOUt, Page 2 VATICAN CITY, f.B _ Pope Pius XII, in his annual Christ- mas message to the world, bit- terly assailed the cold mechani- zation of modern society today and claimed it is "depersonalizing" man. It was his I4th consecutive Christ- Friday Rural Mail Omitted In compliance with governmental orders, no mail deliveries will be made on rural routes Friday, Dec. 26, Denton Postmaster M. D. Pen; ry said today. Folks on rural rout- es will not receive mail on Thurs- day or Friday, since Christmas Day is an annual holiday. It is the first time in the modern history of the Post Office Depart- ment that the day after Christ- mas has been considered a holiday. However, limited sen-ice will be furnished Friday, Penry said, with window service to meet the "rea- sonable requirements of the pub- lic.'.' Customary deliveries will he provided to the business and resi- dential areas of Denton. Postal employes who work Dec. 26 will be granted compensation for ttie service within the follow- ing 30 days. Has New Plan To Force Truce In Korea GIs Shatter Red Attack In Bitter Cold Allied Big Guns Rout First Wave Of Enemy Troops In Hill Battle SSOUL ui Chinese Commu- nists struck through bitter day- wfore-Christmas cold today in a fierce attempt to puncture the Al- lied line at T-Bone Hill in Western Mrea. Allied artillery almost com- >letely destroyed the first wave of Reds, the U. S. Eighth Army re- wrted, and U. N. soldiers turned tack the others in hand-to-hand fighting. High over North Korea, Allied Sabre jets roared into battle with an estimated 60 Russian-made MIG jets, the U. S. Fifth Air Force called it "a clawing free-frfr-all" !n dogfights all over the North Korean skies, Sabre pilots prob- ably destroyed luo HIGs and da- maged nine, the Air Force said. The Eighth Army said a Chi- nese battiion of about 750 men atackcd Allied trenches and bunk- ers on frozen T-Bone Hill, west of Chorwon. The battalion was sup- ported by about rounds of intense barrage for small area. Red troops reached outposts of ;he hill between 2 a.m. nd 3 a.m. jut Allied braced by re inforceraents and a thunderous ar- tillery barrage of their own, held fast and never were in danger of being overrun, an Eighth Army staff officer said. The Reds gave up about 4 a.m. Maj. James Hagerstrom of Ty- ler, damaged three Migj in air battles." He-and 2nd It. Waiter Fellmair of Wash., started--the first" fight by breaking inlo'a of three MIGs near.the' Yalu Rfrer, Man- churia n Korean boundary line. SHIVERS NAMES BOYD TO APPEALS BENCH The appointment of District Judge Ben W. Boyd of Denton to the Second Court of Civil Appeals at Fort Worth was announced to- day by Governor Allan Shivers in Austin. The widely-known Denton jurist, who on Dec. 31 will complete 24 years as judge of fne Texas 16th judicial district, will succeed Judge Frank P. Culver, who will step up to the State Supreme Court Bench Jan. 1. Culver was elected to the Su- preme Court in a run-off during the November state elections. Ray Winder of Gainesville, County attorney, has been named fay Shivers to succeed Boyd. Win- der will be the first Cooke County ciiUen to hold the 16th District judgeship in 26 years. The 16th District includes Den- ton and Cooke Counties. Culver wilTtake office on Jan. 1. Judge Boyd's appointment was made effective Jan. 1 by the gov- ernor, but the date of his taking of office was not fixed. The Civil Appeals Court judge- ship is a The district bench post pays an- nually. The Second Court of Civil Ap- peals has jurisdiction over 12 coun- ties Denton, Tarrant, Cooke, Parker, Wise, Montague, Jack, Archer, Clay, Young and Wilbar- ger. Judge. Boyd is a deacon ia the First" -Baptist-Church and chair- man of the board of trustees. For many years be taught; the 'Men's Bible Claii of the church and is a mas message and one of his mosi powerful. The East and West, now locked in cold war. both were criticized by the pontiff as he pictured the sufferings of the "army of the poor scattered throughout, the. .world.' Pope especially directed'his greetings today "to the poor, t the oppressed, to those who fo whatever reason sigh in affliction and whose life depends, as it wer on the breath of hope." He called upon individuals anc nations to continue the work Chri: had begun and unloose a "flow of help" for the suffering millions. Replying to the Christmas greet- ings of the College of Cardinals, the Roman Catholic Pontiffs message to .the Christian world was broad- cast in Italian over the Vatican radio. The radio planned to repeat the speech at 45-minute intervals in translations into 23 other lan- guages. The modern world, said the Pope, faces grave difficulties difficulty, of. economics and a difficulty of conscience. The difficulty of conscience, he continued, is caused by a condem- nation of the Christian faith, which has ied 1o the torture of men. This was interpreted as a clear refer- ence to communism and the per- secution of the church in the couh- tries communism has conquered. TOKYO W Gen. Mark W. Clark troops of his United Nations Cpmmand today that the faith expressed in the Christmas spirit "will bring us to our goaf." The U. N. commander's Christ: mas message said: "The spS-it of Christinas is an expression of hope that has existed for nearly two thousand the hope of peace on earth and good will toward men. "Although the has passed through many dark and critical times these past two thousand years, it's man's belief, however dark the hour may seem, that eventually the light of fellowship will show the way of peace on earth. 'This hope, through the cen- turies; has kept alive the promise of s world from which hatreds will be banished. The" faith ex.< pressed in the spirit of Christmas, which has helped us and given us fortitude, will bring us to our goal. "To all o! you, this Christmas, I extend my warmest greetings and earnest hopes for the bright days to come." County Ba Brotherhood.' He. is- aUlp having been recently elect- ed as a director 'of the Chamber of Commerce.- For the. past "il years he has been chairman uf the tuberculosis, seal drive" Judge Boyd is a member of the Kiwani: club and .has been a director in the ciub in past yean. He was also chairman of war bond drives during World II.. Boyd is regional vice 'pres- ident of the Texas Federation ol Women's Clubi, and U president of :the ex-student association of Texas State College for N.Y, Paper Says Squeeze Set For Reds The New reported tod a'y APPELLATE JUDGE AND Ben W. Boyd, appointed "today to the Second Court of Civil Appeals in Fort .'Worth, is shown: with} his wife, seated at his right, his Charlotte, seated at his .'is- riiece of the-Boyds. (RecordrChrohicle Staff Photo) EAR VAILS CHOICE v NEW .YORK Vorfc Times (hat the adminis- tration has a new strategic plan for the Korean War and .believes it "will exert so much pressure ;cn the Communist the So-, Viet Union will agree to an armis- tice." The Times said ia a itof y by Thomas J. Ha mUton, under a Uni- ted Nations dateline, ttiat'the new plan was worked out by the high command -in, the administri- i tion of President Eisenhower. Ha'iblHoh wrote .that .obvioiii reasons no details can be .made public, but the basic premises "on which the plan has-been formu- lated are The Kremlin will have to be con- vinced by deeds and words that !l under the new administration ifc United States will not pull put I Korea and that neither Iwill It way on the issue of the repatrla- tioh of prisoners of war. "The new; 'plans will "perrut greatly increased' pressure to 'I applied without involving a pro- hibitive cost to the forces defend- ing South Korea. The new plan; will cot. involve any considerable risk of cohvjrt- ing the war. into a general Axian I war." .._ "There will be a crease in the South Korean great -jq- creaie in ;.tbit number of United Nations Hamfltbn wrbtt Utat -Saajjfjilt Who. -made (nr inf ormatibg a'v'aa- ".were silent on :ihe questkjB at -i-thr ''tSV plans' Gen.': Douglai MaeAr- By JUNETTA WATSON RKwd-Chrenicii Staff Wrrttr i Christmas came a day early for District Judge Ben W. .Boyd, who was named today to the Second Court :of Civil Appeals in Fori Worth. Judge Boyd's appointment was Panhandle May Get 'White Christmas' Texas weather turned traditional across the windswept Panhandle today, but the weather bureau in- dicated that the Denton County area won't be in the path of the snowfall recorded in the far West Texas sectors. The White Christmas of song and.story appeared a definite pos- sibility in the Panhandle, as the snowfall' continued most of Tues- DISPATCH FROM NORTH POLE Flash: Santa And Reindeer Zoom Across Northern Sky By KAt BOYLE POLE tfl Well, chil- dren, you can go to bed nov Santa Claus is on his way tn ynur house. He has your address in his pocket. He and his eight reindeer tookj off from a snowy runway just all twilight. And right this minute they are zooming through the skies I with your Christmas FASTER FASTER AND I FASTER. But of course he can't down your chimney until you are tonnd asleep. i There was a lot of excitement the North Pole this I can tell you. Here's what hap- The eight reindeer trotted gayly out of their at dawn si'l frisked in their harness as Mrs. Chii-; tinkly jingle belis to their antlers. "Ho'd you lit'le said Mrs. Sanla. "Why don't you J2M la SSH Auto Leans. C-WS4, Mirk Wildrip. FACE THE NEW YEAR WITH A SMILE and pay off your bills with money obtained from sell- ing your don't wants or by rent- ing that extra room through an inexpensive want ad. Cold days are gixxl days to advertise that warm, draft fres room that you have to rent. READ AND USE THE CLASSIFIED your sd Dul C-2SSI more a Christmas Tree? I You don't see a Christmas tree jjumpin? around while it is being (decorated, do A hundred little elves then tied 3 rope to Sanla Claus' big red [sleigh and hauled it from the hang- jar. A hundred other elves began tv? fu1'- r" for all the boys and girls in the whole world. I "I never saw so many presents." jsaid Santa, shaking his head. "More children every year.1 I don't my old sled will I hold them ali this year." Av.d then il right iat that mov: ;bVoke, and the big sleigh sagged SANTA, Hafe 2 t. Section 1 Brelhtrt' Ad SANTA GETS THE was not a ques- tion of the child going away empty-handed, but Santa .gct'iing into that predicament. It happened in a depart- ment store in Spokane, Wash. Debbie Moe, 2, daiHiter of Jlr. and Mrs. R. M. Moe of Spokane, ran out r.n iianta jvist he was ready to tell her wViat'she expect for Christmas. She got stage fright just ns ,1 nev.'s cameraman stepped up for the picture. (AP today 'by Governor Uoyd .'for day night and early today. Denton County residents may ex- pect continued cool temperatures and partly cloudy, skies today, to- night and Christmas Day, .the fort- cast indicated. Low temperatures tonight will range from 32 to 38 degrees. The State_ Highway Department has warned against any except emergency travel in the Panhan- dle. The landscape has the beauty of a Christmas card, but the de- partment warned of treacherous drifts across the roads and a thin coating of ice under the enow that would cause dangerous (kidding. The Oklahoma forecast also calls for snow or drizzling rain turning to snow later in the day. Thursday will be clear and cold over most of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains and in Oklahoma. announced. Shivers, wi the post vacated by the election of Judge Frank Culver to the State Supreme Court. Judge Boyd said today he was "astounded at the which he did not seek, adding that-bis appointment was "top refuse." "Oat veteran'jurist is rouading out bis 24th year as district judge for the I6th judiciiS district. At. the Boyd borne today, .Mrs. Boyd said she was deeply honored by her husband's appointment. "1 iefl that he-win be. able to render a jzreater. service; in' she said. .Charlotte, -teen-age daughter of the Boyds, could'only say .that she was of-Dad." Charlotte-is a -junior at Denton High School. Mrc. MacDonald Gay, niece of Judge and Mrs.' Boyd who lived with them until her recent mar- riage, said jhe News .ot .the appointment sur- praised Boyd's. friends, but they were of the unanimous opinion that "a could not be found' for the appellate court John L. Sullivan, newly elected president of the; Denton County Bar, said, "Judge. Boyd has been an excellent judge and win render creditable service on toe Court pi Crril George Hopkins ST., a: Denton lawyer since 1906. was glad to hear of Judge Boyrt'i See BOYD, Page' 2 True D. a until about 20 yeavi agb-ffcr the job of under secretary.- of aifrieuV hire in the new J Morse, Jboiard cbiir- man of a {arm inanageaient serv- ice and editor .erf a farm publica- tion, .will .serve as top aide to Erra Tift 'Benson of Salt' Lake pity, secretary of agriculture-designaU. The. nomination of Morse and others': Eisenhower has named to key. posts will-go for' confirmation after the takes office Jan. ZO. press secntiry. Janes C. Higerty, said Eeuson recommended: Horse who was born on a Missouri farm. job pays year. described as Ewwbower. tupcorter, DENTON AND VICINITY- cloudy and cool today, and Tharsday; lews r- WEST aod crid today; cVarinj and TIMKRATURIS ExpaHnMM SMiwi Yesterday's Ugh Today's tow.; 7..........-. ji Ftr C. P. SAW No Room At Inns Again Faithful Arrive In Bethlehein BETHLEHEM, the ttious- ands tne. faithful came to Bethle- hem today and once more, as it wss on the first Christmas nearly 2.000 years ago, there was no room at the inns. Arab and Israeli border guilds relaxed their frontier regulations to let the pilgrims approach the holy places of Christianity. thousands of visitors filled every nxim and every bed in tne hotels, hostels and pensions of the Arab section of Jerusalem, Bethletieai, Jericho and Ramallah. At S a.m. today the Mandelbaum Gale into the Israeli part of Jer- usalem opened to admit 1.200 Arab Christians who live in Israel. They had special permission to visit rel- atives on the Arab side of. the frontier dividing the holy city and to attend Christmas services to- night. Uteymusi be back in Israel Christmas night. Hundreds ot foreign pilgrims also came through Israel and the Han- delbaum Gate. They.will not be aliowed fo return home through the Jewish .state, however. Like the three wise men of long ago, the pilgrims today pressed MERRY CHRISTMAS The Record-Chronicle g wishes you the merriest Christmas ever and a New I Yecir of prosperity, health, joy and peace. toward Bethlenera. Tonight brightly gieambg star atop HM Church of the Nativity wffl lead them as taotaer lei tjs Magi-la Uw cntbpUce (t holy chiH. wu t iay cere raeay ana wotsbip. tonight a .fee marking tte Roman Cattatte PaJriareV AV bertp Gwi was W 4w sioa to BctMeben; AttnM tv tour ricuoted Ut iaclwfet tfce aM Uvted {rw Mk of fee tNUbcr tttt fee hPly titr War Tbe official tatty tnm sids rf tbt tmfer trHe the traditipmal irow Jtrat- alera. Nomally Ml to link cloted to Ante, tfct wp opened: Mr ;