Galveston Daily News, February 28, 1958

Galveston Daily News

February 28, 1958

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - February 28, 1958, Galveston, Texas For Leisurely Dining VISIT Crow's Restaurant 35th ant! Beach Pleasant Atmosphere Attentive Service Good Food Is Our Bllslnosj Texas' Oldest Its One Hundred and Sixteenth Year of Public Service to Galveston Island and the Mainland W. L. MOODY CO. BANKERS (UNINCORPORATED) ESfABLISHED 1866 The flnt hunk In Gnlveiton with drive-In iidli-lei. Responsibility over In lervlce to our cuitomcn for 12 yean. Two per cent payment) on savlngf accounts. ESTABLISHED 1842 f PRICE 5< GALVESTON, TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1958 PRICE 5< Vol. 116, No. 324 85 City Lots Up For Lease Home, Camp Sites Are On West Side of Airport Eighty five lots, north and] be leased on the basis of louth of the crash basin on the j to per waterfront foot per west side of the Municipal air- port, are now available for lease, City Attorney James II. Phipps, chairman of the Galveston A i r- j port Commission, announced j Thursday. j The property will be available under a ID-year lease With option of renewal. Phipps said the properly basis year. This averages approximate- ly a year, the official said. He said an office will be main- tained on the airport property during March from Monday s Ihrough Fridays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. where applications for leases may he filed. Process Applications The applications will be p r o- cessed the first week in April. Phipps asked that first, second and third choices be listed by applicants so if one lot has al- ready been leased, they may obtain a second or third choice. Phipps said the area will per- mit Galvestonians to obtain a t- tractive sites for home or camp sites. Approval of the plat and action of the airport commission was given by the board of city corn- enacted providing for the crea- miss loners. tion of the rank of detective in phjpps, questioned if the air- the police department to insure property wouid be needed by permanency for career po'ice of-1 ,he government for expansion of firrs was submitted to the board jts defense needs, declared h e Ordinance On Detective Rank Asked A request that an ordinance be the civil service commission. Another ordinance request fd by the commission asked amendment of the civil service rules for min- imum standards of height and weight for polirc nnd firemen. The requests signed by three members of the civil serv- doesn't believe the government will have any further use of the airport. Phipps said there will be cer- tain restrictions, pointing out that i! a used building is transported the to the airport property, it must ice commission were presented to the board by Edward Schrciber. chairman. Van D. Mercer and Herbert E. Schmidt, the other two board were also present. The letter and proposed ordi- be covered by a substantial new material. Improvement must con- code, MRS. A. OETKEW leaves her home in Victoria, Tex., as flood waters from the Guadalupe River poured into this west-side sub- division. The flood drove 350 persons from their homes. The weather bureau said 103 needed assistance. Lukovich Says City Permits Monopoly BY LILLIAN E. HERZ News Staff Writer Charges that the city was per- a "monopoly" in the oper- ation of but one taxicab com- pany for white citizens here and form to the city buildin; he said. 36 On North j t'nn wcrc being throttled, were Of the 85 lots to be available, j made by former Police and Fire hat free enterprise and competi- 3G are located north of the crash nances were referred to Police, basin and 49 south. and Fire Commissioner Walter B. Rourke for recommendations. Mayor George Rnv Clouqh and other board members asked that the board be given time to study the ordinances. Schreibcr asked that the mem- bers of civil service be- given an opportunity tn sit in with the1 board to discuss phases of the ordinances, but Rourke s.iid there were matters he wished to dis- cuss with the members of board nnd he would make his port next Thursday. In presenting the ri't'ommcnda- tions nf the civil service commis- sion Schrciber said that the re- quest.1; nf the cnm minion were In line with the provision's of the law bv rmki'v: the ran': nf detective n separate classifies- j (inn if would imun; permanency I for the pnliro officer and provide n chnnrp p.dv.nnrrment. j Tie lots average 75 feet i n width and from 200 to 500 or 600 feet in depth. Water and sewer lines have been installed to the area, the airport commission furnishing (he pipe, with city crews installing the mains. Phipps explained the airport subdivision does not run near the Perry property on Hcards' which has been in dispute. Commissioner Ambrose Luko vich, as attorney for Robert and Custcr Kesel, Thursday before city commissioners. Despite a lengthy hearing i n The Yellow Cab Company, which was charged by Lukovich as monopolizing faxicab operation in Galveston, was represented by Charles G. Dibrell Jr. It is owned by L. A. Veatman who was pre- sent and who was questioned by the board. Deputy Killed Asking About 'Child For Sale' Massive Snow Storm Rages Over Prairie Another Tornado Causes Injuries, Damage in Florida By UNITED PRESS A huge storm system swept a blinding blizzard across the west- ern prairies Thursday and hit the Southland with a new tornado. The blizzard raged without check from Kansas northward. It had already dumped eight inches of snow on parts of North Dakota, closed schools by the score in Kansas, and brought highway travel to a nsar-halt. A zero cold wave moved in on the heels of the snow. Minot, N.D., bore the brunt of blizzard. Hardly a wheel was turning on highways leading into :he city, bus and air travel were halted, and the town was sur- rounded on all sides by deep, growing snow drifts. Snow plows were ordered off the roads until the end of the storm. A new tornado crashed its way Ihrough the Southland, cutting through an area near Defuniak i Springs, Fla. Fnur members of City Attorney James H. Phipps jone family were injured when told the board a hearing was cement tile block home was Jan. Ifi, and that evidence was submitted both favoring and op- posing the application. He e x- plained the city ordinances re- which charges and counter that certajn provisions be ges were made, the txmd upheld to and that evidence be the previous acUon of Police and Fire Commissioner Walter B. Rourke Jr. and Chief of Police 0. Fi. Ht-'nsnn, a.s In.ipc-Ciof of taxicabs that the application of the Kese! brothers to operate four taxicabs be denied. .'.IT i Economist Favors Income Tax Cut to Halt Business Dip submitted as to the need for additional taxicab services and the financial responsibility of the j applicant. It further declares, Phipp said, the type of equipment, color scheme of the cars, and whether there would be increased traffic I congestion through the operation i of additional cars. 'Not Needed" Phipps said Henson, in his ca- By FORREST LORD News Staff Writer A Columbia University econom- ist visiting here believes a federal IIU.I.UK tnx bv June 1 would stim- Hc said the civil ;.ervicc board j ulatc buying 'and hujp reverse the lifter nMhc trcml of conditions. Dr. R. H. Heckhart, professor nf banking at the university, auth- or, lecturer and world traveler, paid in an interview the present recession is world-wide ns it was in the early thirties and cannot be cured without a corresponding improvement in other lands. Present and taking part in the dinner discussions at the Calve? cation of detective-; fed that de- tectives fi el df-tcctivcs phniiid have pernnn-'n! thnt cfeast1 individual inccnlive nnd contribute in n stable police fnrre. Ii