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   El Paso Herald-Post (Newspaper) - April 11, 1952, El Paso, Texas                                El Paso HeraldPost The Newspaper That Serves Its Readers VOL LXX11 NO 88 EL PASO TEXAS FRIDAY APRIL 11 1952 DELIVERED BY CARRIER 2Sc PER WEEK HOME EDITION PRICE FIVE CENTS Ike Quits Atlantic Pact Post 2 More Juarez Bank Bandits Captured Nab Fugitives With Only 7000 Pesos of Loot Spent Robbery Money For Autos House Two fugitive members of a gang that robbed a Juarez bank of 1517000 pesos 000 have been arrested in Mexico City Juarez police Were informed today The men Ramon Raymond Chavez 30 and Raul Jimmy Her nandez had been sought through out Mexico and the United States ever since they and lour other hooded bandits looted Banco Na tional de Mexico in Mexicos most Sensational bank robbery last Jan 22 Two Were Killed Two of the bandits were killed in a gun battle with a Juarez posse and the other two with a woman companion were arrested and are now in Chihuahua state peniten tiary Angel Andow Sgt Charles Knapp Marine Does His Job Wipes Out Gun Nest Angel Andow was given a Marine Corps medal of com mendation for only doing my job But the job that Mr Andow a former Marine did was to wipe out enemy machine gun nests which threatened Juarez police heard that Mexicos a company of men fighting with federal security bureau that nathe 1st Marine Division in Korea macnine I opened up on them 1 Once j in actjon i knew it them or me i kept firing tions FBI and special bank inspec Charles Knapp of the E1 Once tors had tracked down Chavez andipaso Marine Recruiting Office towas Hernandez in the capital March 31 1 jav presented Mr Andow a former but that the pair had been heldsefgeant with the commendation Andow was discharged from the Marines Nov 17 incommunicado An alleged accomplice whose Glafira Andow at 4223 name federal agents withheld was arrested in Juarez and taken to Mexico City Chavez was arrested in a Mexico City suburb and Hernandez was he sajd as he recalled his heroic el sereet didnt have time to be 87 Inch Rain Wets E P Heavy i Hits Biggs Moisture Extends To Northern N M Rain last night and today in El Paso measured 87 inch and showers were forecast through today Rain so far this year totaled 297 inchesZ which was 140 inch above normal The rain extended west and north through New Mexico The area east of El Paso was dry A heavy hail storm moved from Mt Franklin across Biggs Air Force Base at a m It left an inch of hail on the ground Hail stones were small There was no damage The hail area covered an area about a mile in width Heavy rain in the Lower Valley was followed by hail this afternoon Showers fell as far west as Columbus and northward through New Mexico There wasan inch of snow at Santa Fe and snow fell deeper than that in the mountains Temperatures will remain mild with a high of 64 today and 72 to morrow A low of 45 is forecast for tonight County Agent Foster said that the rain will be of little benefit to cotton He said on some land it will cause the soil to crust over sprouting seeds He said farmers need from six to eight inches of water for proper irrigation and a light rain causes more harm than isectipn leader I was only doing good at this time o year FOLKLORISTS folklorisis from Texas and New Mexico me ioday at Texas Western College Front row left to right Paul Conklin president of New Mexico Folklore Society New Mexico Boatright and M College Mrs Allen Maxwell Southern Methodist University Dallas Mody C en Austin editor for the Texas Society George Hendricb Denton and Mrs R E White of Portales Back row left to right E W Baughman of Albuquerque treasurer of New Mexico society Allen Maxwell of Dallas treasurer of Texas society Haldeen Braddy of Texas Western president of Texas society R E Allen of University of New Mexico Joseph Leach of Texas Western and Joe O Naylor San Antoniopublisher away until I wiped them out They told me I saved my entire company But I dont think I did i anything outside the line of duty all I was a machine gun seized in a tourist court police learned j Had 7000 Pesos Chavez and Hernandez slipped out of a San Lorenzo hideout with 575000 of the stolen money acj cording to announcements at the time When arrested they had only 7000 pesos about Police said they had bought a Mercury automobile for 41000 pesos a Ford for 25000 pesos and a house for 40000 pesos Rest of the money was suppos edly left in custody of the ac complice in Juarez it was said Whether this loot was recovered was not learned Chavez is an American citizen ind a former El Paso resident Hernandez is a former El Paso resident but a Mexican citizen having renounced his U S citizen ship during the war Both have U S police records Tried to Shoot Way Out The sixman gang invaded the Juarez bank in daylight tied or cowed employes and calmly waited until a time lock opened the big vault containing the money The armed gangsters then loaded the money in Mexican and U S currency into sacks and threw them out of a bank window into a truck parked in a vacant lot be low They vanished from sight But city and federal men traced them to San Lorenzo and surrounded a white farm house where they had The Communist machine guns iad us pinned down I went forward and set up my tm Proud of this commenda forts last Stpt 15 We had been trying to take a hill for a long timfc panies had failed tion Mr Andow if studying electrical Many com engineering at Texas Western Col lege He is a graduate of Bowie High School He is 23 years old He has four brothers Paul Joe Continued on Page 2 Col 3 Marine Wounded 3 Times Rests at Home Rest relaxation and just having a good time will be the only con cern of Cpl Joseph Arthur Jeddery Jr for the next 30 days Corporal Jeddery the son of Mr and Mrs Joseph A Jeddery Sr of 3616 Polk avenue has returned from one year and 11 days of fight ing with the 1st Marine Division in Korea During that time he was award ed the Silver Star for gallantry in action and a Purple Heart with a star for wounds Actually I was wounded three times he said But the last time they marked it as being sick It doesnt matter to me I have enough medals He won the Silver Star for lead ing a charge against the attacking enemy even though he had been painfully wounded on the riRht made their headquarters 1 forearm The charge routed the On the day after the robbery theiCommunists gun battle took place when Leoj j always remember poldo Hey onearmed leader of he said j am still carrying gang and his brother Alfonso g picce of shrapnei in my es The tried to shoot their way through the encircling posse Alfonso was cut down and died in a nearby cot ton field Leopoldo died of wounds that night Officer Slakes Search Leopoldos redhaired common law wife Margarita Dominguez ran out of the back door holding a handbag full of currency in one hand und her sixyearold son by the other Police caught them and Bowie High School U N Stands Fast On Truce Team Related News on Faye 2 By United Press PANMUNJOM Korea April 11 United Nations said today hat it if prepared to prolong ar mistice negotiations through an other summer and winter rather ban accept Russia as a neutral ruce inspector A U spokesman told newsmen after a 90second meeting between Allied and Communist negotiators hat the U N stand against the leds is irrevocable Its going to be a hot summer and a cold winter if theyre going o try to outwait us the spokes man said Todays meeting was the short est on record The Reds read a statement of only 60 words It reiterated that Russia must be on the neutral sixnation inspection earn and reserved the right to re construct military airfields during an armistice Then the Communists proposed a recess if the U N had nothing new to offer The U N agreed doctors probed for it but they fi nally decided to let it alone They said it will work out eventually Theres not much to say about what it was like in Korea It wasnt fun I know I dont want to go backthere Who does Corporal Jeddery has completed mander and is going to be senior half of his three year enlistment He is a graduate of San Jacinto I want to spend a lot of time with my folks When I got home Fears Apache Indians Will Lose Rapidly Fading Native Culture Mescalero Man Talks To Folklore Group Apaches are fast losing their native culture and it will soon dis appear altogether Dan Nicholas of the Mescalero Indian Reservation told folklorists today Mr Nicholas who was born in an ent The meeting ends tomorrow I ably do not believe this now he Mr Nicholas said there are only General Plans Return to U S About June 1 Schedule Gives Him 36 Days to Campaign By United Press WASHINGTON April The White House today an nounced Gen Bright D El senhowers resignation as su preme Allied commander ef fective June 1 a schedule that will j give him 36 days to campaign be fore the Republican national con vention meets in Chicago on July T Eisenhowers first formal ance before the public as a candi date for Republican nomination probably will be on June 4 in his home town Abilene San On that dateceremoniei will Lake if connection with the Eisenhower Museumthere to President Eisenhowers retirement request two singers left at Mesalero who know the old chants and ceremonies and nobody else is being taught Boys are hard to persuade to learn the old dances he said We have a hard time getting enough people to put on our Fourtn of July Apache prisoner of war camp in ceremonial They are too selfcon 1884 recounted some of tne and ceremonials at a joint meeting of the Texas and New Mexico Folklore Societies at Texas West ern College About 50 folklorists were pres Eighty per cent of the Indians prob Apaches did that any Apache could establish re lationship with a supernatural I power Mr Nicholas related E P Bomb Shelter Sign Startles Danish Writer RATS KILL CATS nited Press HOUSTON April 11 The cats were no match for the rats at the home of Mrs Elizabeth Richardson Mrs Richardson said today her persianmaltese cat delivered a litter of four kittens last week When she went to see them this morning she found that rats had attacked their nest and killed all four of the kittens Everywhere that Danish Author Gunnar NyborgJensea goes his two fictional children Soren and Ann are sure to go Theyre in El Pasoi today and eventually will be in a new book about America Mr NyborgJensen is on a four month tour of the United States under the U S Educational Ex change Program sponsored by the State Department Soren and Ann are with me the author said Just as if they were sitting on my knees I couldnt get along without these two chil dren from my books I need them Fact is Im just a child myself even though Im 40 Especially in America I feel like a 12yearold seeing a new world And the United States is a world in itself not just a country Mr NyborgJensen said its im possible to generalize about the U S and he wont try One of the Continued on Page 2 Col 4 Gunnar NyborgJensen 5Day Weather I dont have any real plans he my mother was sick but when Two other tiarjclils 91mon My father got me to join the she heard me come in she jumped and Lorenzo Gonzalez of El PasojvFW He is a junior vice comout of bed to meet me surrendered inside the house Some of the stolen money was found in the San Lorenzo farm house El Paso City police sheriffs de partment officers and the FBI have been cooperating in the search Tha federal search in Mexico was sparked by Melchor Cardenas No 2 officer in charge PLUNGES TO DEATH Bu Associated Press LAS CRUCES April tin Majors Wife Tries to Cool Colonels Ardor With Drink United CATTEKICK England April 11 that the court must consider whether Mrs Ross was a rea British army court martial rejected today a defense claim that sonable woman and asked Did a majors wife was abnormal inshe react as a normal woman would identified elderly offering her husbands commandreact in the early morning ing officer a drink after he al The hours to his death from atop LRS lefiedly attempted to rape her attorney said At the besinning when the ac DISTRICT 13 Temperatures will average 36 degrees above normal normal min imums 40 south to 50 north normal maximums 70 north to 80 south Cooler Monday warmer Michigan Phone Pact Sets Industry Pattern By United Press DETROIT April 11 Michigan Bell Telephone Co and the CIO Communication Workers today an nounced a 127 cent hourly pay in increase to end a fiveday strike CWA President Joseph Beirne said the terms could serve as a pattern to settle the nationwide dispute placed at the Mountain States Tele phone and Telegraph Co plant to morrow Picketing was scheduled to start yesterday but was postponed in honor of Thomas B Wilkinson traffic superintendent for the Moun tain States Telephone and Tele graph Co who died Wednesday The Michigan agreement was jlr Wilkinson was buried to first break in a telephone tieupcjay involving 43 states coming at aj jlr said there would be time whea long distance lines alino pjcketing today No meetings ready were overloaded by a scheduled wide walkout of 30000 Western Union telegraphers Beirne announced in Washing ton that the Michigan settlement could be the key to end telephone disputes everywhere if the Ameri can Telephone Telegraph Com pany chooses to make it one Meanwhile Federal Mediation Di rector Clyde M Mills ordered his added We have a ceremony for every thing he said The old Indians believe that Geronimo had power to keep himself hidden from U S troops Thats why they had such a hard time catching him I dont know whether to believe this now or not My grandchildren would think Im crazy As a boy Mr Nicholas pestered Geronimo for stories He told me what he did he said Some peo pie regard him as a mean man Personally I thought he had some good traits of character too dated April 2 was sent to Secretary of Defense Robert A Lovett who advised President Truman general also wrote directly to Mr Truman and received a handwritten reply from the President White House Secretary Joteph Short said this excnange was per sonal and very cordial but that the letters would not be published Eisenhower also directly the standing group of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization which sits here His letter to the group was presented today by Gen Omar The main reason my Bradley chairman of the went on the warpatb were chang ing conditions of the frontier and misunderstanding between Indians and settlers The Apaches economy was based on hunting and gathering wild fruits Strange people came in with cattle and sheep so we drove off the cattle and sheep That brought on trouble My people did a lot of meanness I excuse them tc a certain extent They were forced to by changing conditions and then too they didnt under stand what the government was trying to do They would see sol diers drilling for example and didnt know that was just part of the routine They would get scared of the soldiers Geronimo got his start as a medi cine man Mr Nicholas said He got prominent that way Some say he was not descended from chiefs The Apaches have ceremonies for curing snake bites for finding lost Continued on Page 2 Col 3 Fear 51 Dead In Atlantic Crash By Associated Press NEW YORK April air liner captained by Singing Star Jane Fromans husband plunged into the ocean near San Juan Puerto Rico today with apossible loss of 51 lives The entertainers husband Capt John Burns of New York was reported among 18 known survivors of the 69 persons who were aboard PanAmerican said there were 58 adults six children and a crew of five The plane a PanAmerican Air ways DC4 had just taken off from Puerto Rico for New York with Easter tourists It fell five miles northwest of the harbor entrance Miss Froman waited tearfully in her New York apartment for word of her husband She married him in 1948 five years after he saved her life in a crash of a clipper plane off Lisbon Chiefs of Staff Inactive SUliu Eisenhower chose the day and hour at which bii request forre tirement should be announcedby Mr Truman His letter to Lovett said that retirement now wai in accord with the understanding with which he accepted the supreme command in December 1950 He specifically requested that hi be placed on inactive status when he returns to the United Stateg after relief on or about June 1 On inactive status Eisenhower would be free to campaign for the lican nomination A relief date fixed this far vance the general said in ter to Lovett should ample time for the appointmentflit a successor and for any prepaiai Continued on Fare 4 Col 1 Post Signs Banning Rafts on Lake Signs warning that using Htfta on Ascarate Lake is prohibited will be up around the lake C W Swan manager of County Recreation Projects said City Attorney Travis White said be has written to authorities in San Antonio and San Diego to olK tain copies of ordinances in use in those towns to prohibit unsafe craft on local lakes We want to see what other towns have done he said City Council members yesterday agreed that if such an ordinance it possible here to control the use of deathtrap rafts on Ascarate Lake wUch is within the City limits they will pass one C D Evans Ascarate Park con cessionaire suggested the ordinance Western Union Manager Delivers Messages on Foot Seven employes today moved country been reopened Mr day Moderate rainfall scatteredfield conciliators to make all outmessages on an emergency basis at showers from Pecos Valley to settle strikes Fisher said Cruces viaduct A coroners jury1 Mrs Margaret Ross 45 broughtjcuscd was alleged to have kissed ward tomorrow About Monday DISTRICT 12 and elsewherei Systems in Ohio Now Northern California and Also on strike since Monday in Western Union Jersey i I Pas offices in El returned a verdict of suicide LITTLE LIT i assault charges against Lieut Col Henry J Greedy 38 and testified that he kissed her tore open her blouse and forced her onto a sofa in the living room her home while her husband was away She is the wife of Maj David Ross Creedys secondincommand at the army education center at Welbcck She told the court martial that Trouiseau means the clothci a bride wears tor six or seven years after she is married her she had a lighted cigaret in her hand She appeared not to have dropped natural it might also have been used to burn him After the alleged assault was over what did sha do She got up and the first thing she did was to light a cigaret She offered the accused a drink She also said I iftor the alleged assault she told do not know what you have done Greedy that I fee soothed bvitjto me but feel soothed Wore said she expressed herself that way only because 1 wanted 10 soothe into going away I thought these the natural reactions of a woman who has bean grievously wronged it was very important that Colonel The defense said that she is Greedy should think he had got either abnormal or if the evidence away with whnt he had done is correct then it was Aoro with Defcnsa counsel argued today her Temperatures 47 degrees above 150001WcternlElcCiriCrtC0rif1 normal minimums 5056 5761 who install and distnbute Be 1 telephones Beirne said along Texas normal maxi mums 7380 Warmer tonight and tomorrow cooler Tuesday Mod erate rainfall showers about Mon day few showers in Texas to morrow DISTRICT 2t Temperatures near seasonal in northwest 36 degrees above in east and south portions Frequent HRht showers mostly over moun tain areas throughout period DISTRICT 32 Temperatures near normal Lit tle or no rainfall DISTRICT 33 Temperatures near or slightly be Bell telephones ern Electric picket lines would stay up until agreement in that dispute is reached The Western Electric strike has had a nationwide effect Their picket lines thrown up and with drawn on a hitrun basis in some states disrupted or seriously im paired telephone service Consider Picketing E P Plant Tomorrow Randall W Warthen president of the El Paso telephone workers union said today that there is s low normal Little or no rainfall possibility that pickets will be aso JTelegraphers So Back A H Fisher manager delivered To Work at Oklahoma City messages in the downtown on foot Other messages were de livered by taxicab by special ar rangement with cab firms Mrs Fisher left her to assist in handling messages in the office A retired employs Mrs M Norwood returned to her desk to fill in during the strike period What we need most is messenger boys Mr Fisher said My feet are about worn out Normal service at the localof fice is maintained by 48 union workers who walked out in the strike called by the Commercial Telegraphers Union A total 337 offices over the Worried Mother Ponders Suicide Ann Carroll replied to a letter from a mother who is contemplating suicide Page 22 Inside Your HeraldPost nited Press OKLAHOMA CITY April 11 Western Union telegraphers called off their strike in Oklahoma City loday and a company spokesman termed it the first break in the nationwide strike Earl Ellis president of Oklahoma City Local No 7 of the Commercial Telefiraphers Union issued a prepared statement saying he deemed it advisable to order members back to work due to con ditions prevailing only in the Okla homa City ofire Ellis declined furtncr comment ot this point but a compary spoke man said more than half of the U union members here worked ycstcr day U S Weather Showers cooler Details on Page 7 Ann Cwrolt tt Comics vf Cranword PutiH M Dr ft V L Conner 11 Editorials Mr Foreign II tt Othman IT People W Radio Programs M Kuark IT ports tlIT II New   

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