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   Laredo Times (Newspaper) - March 1, 1949, Laredo, Texas                                WefibCountys Annual GOP Asked To Help Stop Filibuster Advance Letters Mailed Webb County1 umual Red Cross fund raising drive has been geared to Laredoi civic program ind the appeal to the general publicto raise this year1 quota will not be launched until March lUol lowing the Border Chairman John Fitzgibbon announced Tuesday have juit completed our great Washingtons Birthday eel and are now busy f ett ready to entertain a breaking gathering of the souths bet Fitzgibbon so thought it best to post pone the atari of our annual drive until the the organization wfil not be in the Ftizgibbon Committees are being organized and advance gift letters will be mailed by the end of the week to JOO of the citys and countys leading citizens asking that they give their usual generous support to the famous Eisenhower Appeti Monday night General Dwight Eisenhower declared in a na tionwlde Tor the peat services it the Red Cross deserves our continuing fupporft and last week President Truman called on every citizen to respond as generously as pos sible to the humanitarian peals of this We know that the generous people of Laredo if they knew one half of the work which is beuv done by the local organize tioa would double our Fitzgibbon We are go Ing to try to tell that story as the campaign progresses and we are going to try to assemble a volun teer regiment of patriotic local men and wrmen to go out and see that we reach our goal in record Dtp 1 S Suites SOMBER ASSOCIATED PIES8UASED WHC EDTICI UMTTD 67th YEAR MARCH PRICiSCENTS is Present Air Force Band NFHJ MA m Behsnd The NEWS By BAI TUCKER BURIES L yearold Jewelry clerk who admitted shooting his wife and bury ing their lmonthold daughter alive In a shallow common grave near displays an tmconceraed grin as hestands with Detective Sergeant Harold Huffman at C police The murders were committed Thursday and the bodies were found NEA EDITORS the time Ray Tucker is on this column will be by Roger GOP LEGISLATORS WRANGLE WITH SCOTT BRINGS NO HARMONY string of fire crackers has been tossed under the chair of Congreaman Hugh Scott of chairman of the Republican National Com GOP legislators are miffed be cause they think Scott has not allocated enough of the partys national war chest for use in the immediate future to reelect Senators and The wrangle over his proposed nationwide policy conference also Bids Are Galled For On Last Link Of LaredoFreer Highway Bids for construction of the last gap In the Laredo to Freer section of the Laredo to Houston highway are now being called for by the Texas Highway Department This highway is aftd in addition to being a part of the highway from Laredo to Houston will also provide a shorter route between San Antonio and Corpus The first section of the W to Continued on Page I Corrizo Springs Election Is Set Special toTheTlmw CARHZO SPRINGSMayor DeRcyce Gibson has called an election for April for three city officials a and two Candidates for these offices must file 30 days before the date of election with the city secre The present city officials In clude besides Mayor Wildenthal and Mack Confession Is Made Bylast Of Bulgarian Pastors March last of the 15 Protestant churchmen on trial for treason went to the stand New lulac Off icers Take Over March 7 Amando Villarreal will be in stalkd as president of Lulac Council 12 along with other new officers at a banquet to be heJd March on the Hamilton Hotel Roof at 8 Plans for the affair are an nounced by Porfirio L outgoing following the regular meeting of Lulaes last night Perez is general chairman of today and tearfully The state then begsn the cal ling of The clergy men are accused of spying and black market dealings and trea Mitko accused one of the lea ding Nikola Nau supervisor of the Baptist Church in Bulgaria saving from the pulpit that Stalin is a Angel a Pentecoas tal accused his supe riors in the church of being leaders of the alleged py Continued on Page i DREW PEARSON ON The WASHINGTON MERRYGOROUND DREW PEARSON BAMS AT FLOWEEY LET TES TOR SECRETABI DRAPER SENATOR HELPS PEKON FIRE ECONOiCIC ClAR BEAN ACHESON LOSES TEMPER AT CHINA POL1CI Truman staged a brief personal sit down strike the otherdar against his aides habitof writing flowery letters to resigning members of the Even when resignations have been White House secretaries have written fulsome letters to be signed by But when Undersecretary of the Army William Draper resign td the other Truman looked at the letter praising him and re to la theend be demanded that the letter be with at least some of the prate Inside fact is that the President had informed several senators ttit he had no objection to their stafinj a fulldress probe of Dn and bJs conduct of American military government In v oa Pap way from Laredo extending from Laredo 22 miles to the eastward in Webb Coun ty was completed as to grading and drainage structures In The second section now tnder construction of grading and drainage structures is miles from the WthhDuval counties line on the The third section is for the gap of miles from the point 22 miles east of Laredo to the Webb Duval counties Bids for the grading and tures on this gap will be opened by the Texas Highway Depart ment at its headquarters in Aus tin on March 21 Construction of the gap will complete a shorter highway route from Laredo to where connections will be made with the paved highway at Travelers from Laredo can go to Freer and take a shorter routa to San Antonio via Tilden and or to Corpus Christi via San Diego and vice Re sident Engineer Apperson of the State Highway Depart ment st Laredo believes that the entire road from Laredo to Freer will be completed and faced during 1950 and afford tou rists to and from Laredo from San Antonio and Corpus Chris ti a much shorter distance to while the connection with the highway from Freer to West connecting Laredo and this entire section with Houston by a shorter highway will also ma terialltt in the next year or Concert Set April 4 At Martin High The internationally ac claimed United States Air Force highlighting the Glee Club of Singing Ser will present a ma tinee and evening concert at Martin High School auditori um in Laredo on April at 3 and 8 Announcement was made to day by President George of the Kiwanis Club of whose is sponsoring the bands appear ance for the benefit of of the wsnis fund for underprivileged Kiwanis sponsored on last Navy October two tremendously successful perfor mances here by the United States Navy The Air Force is mak ng a tour into Louisiana and with many requests and eight appearances schedul edin Jackson La redo is most fortunate in get ting one of Gib who was con cert tour director for the Navy is also in charge of the Ak Force Bands tour this Conductor of the famous band is Lieutenant Colonel George There are 70 persons snder his Jacksonstated that committees will be set up and announced Tickets are to be for 60 cents for junior college and high school and only 30 cents for grammar school The matinee performance will be for and all seats for the adult night concert will be The Air Force Band s now heard each Tuesday at over the Mutual loan Diwfter Bill Givtn Stnatt Unit OK Special The Baa March 1 The Senate Agriculture com mittee this morning reported out favorably the loan disaster bill wStl an amendment abolishing the RACC and giving the power of loaning directly to the Secretary of Lloyd Bentsec Texas reported that bill will probably be reported to the sen ate but that It was not known when it would go to the Senate floor or when it will be returned to the House for final vote on the amendment AThousfdADay Sod was Goft eHiisal bve far that He wfltfer to too to stir taeriflee to sate him and gift ef a Saviour was th mm tgrasfet tl ttat 2f hours oh a flight tere Official Program For Olympics Due Off Press Monday The official program for the 17th annual Border to be held at Shirley Field March u expected off the press by next March accord ing to Program Chairman Byron This years 84page dedicated to the underwriters andadvertisers whose support makes possible these annual field and track Emerson Included in the new program are Border Olympics full time Khedule of all events on the twoday and the Olympics Quttn for this The programs will be passed out at ShirleyStadium during the There will be col junior ana high school entries this with everything pointing to the great est meet in Assisting Chairman Emerson on the official program were Tony Sanchez and Antonio Council To The will hold Its first meeting of the month to night beginning at 7 presided over by Mayor Hugh DESPEKADO CAPTUIEDiOffker Jack leads murder suspect George to a Jail after Schmld was arrested ta eonection with the triple slaying near Schaid efTered u rolstance althotgh he was armed with two NEA Six Planes Seek Missing San AntonioBound Transport SAN March in eluding a took to at dawn March ing for a C47 with nlni men aboard linreported for almost Sincere greetings to Car los Palacios on her birthday We extend hearty felicita tions to Ton Deals and Vicente Garcia who are observing Heaps of happiness to Misses Lupe de Leon and Ella Newton on their And we wish the best of everything to little Misses Thelml Don Domlagua and Sylvia Esther Reyna on their firrt A warm salute to the James L Spencer on his arrival at another And the sane to Leopoldo Jimenes and Fernando Salinas who are celebrating their natal 15 YEARS AGO Lemoine started the Laredo Public School Veto teers under the direction of Leonor Magnon were making baby layettes in a County Health Department program Sam reported two vicious dogs at large in his Markel Street neighborhood And Frank Hill returned from business trip to joelBrtwnlll March Joe Brown was confined to his hotel suite today with Virus Brown was stricken last night shortly before the opening of the play Harvey in which he was to The opening was Mexican labor lender Cooling Heels In Son Airtonio Awaiting Clearance SAN Losrtardo to Merita laWr was eleand by today by igoBianttM nl ttktr or etaUaaaace of hb Uulttd States SAN Lombardo Tc Mexican labor cooled his heels in a San An tonio hotel still awaiting clearance for t trip to New Immigration authored de tained him yesterday in what all parties agreed WH a misuader But William Chi J of Immigration it San Antonio said the inkadetstaadiag had not been cleared trp overnight Although had received fnsn definite ordtn Out Whalen explained that bardo Toledano was which been visaed by Uni ted States Department of State officials IB Hero The hitch occurred when State Department authorities failed to notify Justice Department offi cials of Lombardo Toledanos travel Lombardo Toledano left Sonday bound for Lake Success where he wu to appear before the United Nations Eco nomic and Social Council as re praeatttive oi World ntko of A spokesman Air Force Base said the attach ed to the Air Rescue Service and base at Hamilton was due at Kelly at Air Force Base at El Paso at MST yesterday and its last radio check was over some 200 miles to the at We understand that there was some sleet and bad weather in that area yesterday said Rusell Webb of the Kelly Public Information Mora Rain SMR The month of Tebrujry gayt the Laredo area a total preci pitation of with a lotal of ef an inch in the last 24 March entered with a light rain follow ed by drislinj rains throughout the first half of the day and more rain is forecast for the next 24 Talkathon Against Change In Senate Rules Continues March Senator Comulh declared today the administrations attempt to put an ironclad limit on Senate debate is for political purpose and political Opening the second day of op position to the proposed anti filibuster the 61yearold Texan said it was being pushed in the Senate to pass three These are antipoll anti lynch and the socalled Connally He labeled all of them unconstitutional He told the Senate the contro versial rules change would used to pass obnoxious and harmful Democratic Leader Lucas called for Republican help to end the filibuster and laid out a time table for a showdown early next Before the Senate Is his mo tion to take up a resolution which would alter the Senates rules so that twothirds of those voting could clamp a limit on debate at any time Southerners oppose this as an opening wedge for passage of President Trumans Civil Rights who heads the admin istrations forces in the taid the Southerners will be al lowed to talk along until Thurs day in their effort to prevent the Senate from passing on this pro He predicted that a petition to invoke the debatelimiting hire procedure will be filed It will be up to Vice Presi dent BarMey to rule whether there can be any limitation debate on a motion such as Lu cas to take up a Thats the point It which Lu cas said he wants some Republi can Last August Senator Vanden berg RMich ruled a presi ding officer that the debate li mitation didnt In a simi lar was in an effort by Senator Wherry RNeb to call X thjLantipoU tax But If Barkley rules that the debate limit does apply In this casearid there are indications that he will because he dispu ted Vandenbergs decision last earLucassaid he wants the Re yearLujasajid he wants the Re The plane took off from Biggs to Wt with him to uphold Okay Fund For Hiring Tax Stall March Funds to hire new tax enforcing workers were approved todaT by the House Appropriations Com The treasury had asked for saying they were needed to avert of a wea kening in taxpayer But the committee thought otherwise and said that to add employes would be to ap proach the of diminish ing returns in tax Committee records showed that the addition of enforce ment workers would give tht Internal Revenue Bureau about employes in There was no breakdown as to how ma ny of these would speed full time in the enforcement At the same the commit tee called for a hike in postatt especially those on cations under second class per The committees action was bill making i nual direct appropriations to t treasury and the postofflce i partments for year start next July Oil Man Succumbs March one of the estknown independent oil men in the United died sud denly in Tulsa last night LADY REERESENTATIVE ACCEPTS PROPOSAL MADE BY COLLEAGUE March Edwin Bnow arose in the Idaho House Representativn and asked If the lady from Ada would yield to a redhaired Edith n Til but only to Ihe And I wont fuarantN the I was wondering if the lady from Ada would consent to marry Snow The House roaied with laughter as Miss Miller blushing She returned a few minutes later and announced that on a point of personal I accept Snowa proposal11 Miss Miller is Snow is The details of their legislative romance entered duly In the records of the House following the proposal letters New Senator Fights Party Machines And Boss Rule INSTALLMENT HI 1 BI Entry InU FoliticJ Aospklons State Senator la OOF Stronghold li He Fooght Party UatUaea and Boss Rule aodespeoKd Pro gresshe Legislation Tam many Hall Hii First Target After 1910 is far more concerned with the national stage and the world but always secondarily to his inter est in the same routine matters that account for the unity of all personal letters clearly reveal that for was a a way ol and in this sense the transition frotn the letters of 1808 to those of 1811 is not as significant as the official rec ord would seen to indicate There was no transi Law work continued M except that FDAs pro ficiency as a lawyer steadily im and he began to win the respect of his firm as a special ist in Admiralty In 19Gi another Franklin Roo entered the ROOM velt to die of influeais eight sHDftt but the family agto nambertJ five tea months after his te when Elliott RooMfelt named after lather was bom m In addition to other fit BttL jjUTtf fti for state senator from JJew York 26th Senatorial District and Colombia ccqntks was COnffHifTfli POuttffifl jfl had held f large JewM DM wbeo be 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