Laredo Times, June 8, 1950

Laredo Times

June 08, 1950

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Laredo Times (Newspaper) - June 8, 1950, Laredo, Texas Senate Probes Big Narcotics Ring Reds Speed Peace Move June AP Russia today named four Soviet diplomats to replace her military rulers in East Ger Western allied officials said this is another Soviet step toward a separate peace with East These officials predicted that MEMBER ASSOCIATED WIRE SERVICE UNITED 68th YEAR 308 JUNE 1950 is p in addition Chuikov will be replaced by a career dip lomat as chief of the Soviet con trol He was form erly head of the Soviet military administration in which was replaced by the con trol commission when the Russ ian set up the East Zone repu The informants said the se parate peace will be proclaimed shortly after the first East Ger man election on This election is certain to confirm the present Communist led pro visional Only a single list of Communist ap proved candidates will be on the One of the biggest apparent obstacles to a separate peace was cleared away two nights ago when Communist Deputy Pre mier Walter Ulbricht signed a renunciation of Germanys claims to eastern territories oc cupied by Poland since the Reaction in Western Germany was violently The name of civilian rulers was seen as an attempt to bolster the pres tige of the Communist run Sov iet Zone and perhaps coun ter the bitter feelings over loss of German territory in the Tremewens Enroute To Washington NEW June 8 and Vern Trene wen of were enroute to Washington today to complain to their consul about alleged mistreatment in a Mata an display ed scars which he said were in flicted by a prisoner guard after he and his wife were ar rested for overstaying their per mit one he was detained overnight in a tiny cubicle with both men and wo many of them marijuana She was not Tremewen said they were jailed because he refused to pay a 400peso He was thrown into an utterly filthy bullpen he and flogged with a braided Execution Stay Denied June Federal District Judge Kennerly today denied a stay of execution for William convicted rapist who is to die in the electric chair at Huntsville The federal district clerks of fice here said the case no longer is on Kennedys docket but it was understood Rays attorneys planned to return to Houston and present their case before an other Two other federal Allan Hannay and Ben Connal are in Harry Nunn Dies Following Lengthy Illness Funeral services for Harry age will be held Friday at from the chapel at Mission Burial Park in San She died at today at the 704 Malinche street in after a lingering She is survived by her hus who is manager of the Country and Nunn came to Laredo in Nunn was for several years manager of the Plaza Hotel Nunn was born in Du but her family moved to San Antonio in and most of her life was in the Alamo whose home was in was in the Army and stationed in San Antonio in It was there that he started in the hotel They were married in From San Antonio they went to where Nunn operated El Jardin Hotel from 1927 to Then he managed the Madison Hotel at Harlingen and was assistant manager of a Houston hotel foi a time before coming to Laredo Other survivors include an Oliver of and an B Puerto Rican Survivors Go On To Beet Fields July Recuperating from soultrying experience in shark infested most of the Puerto Rican survivors of at Atlantic Oceen plane crash todav made plans to continue on to their work in Michigan suga bert Thirtyfour of the migratorj workers were brought here yes after being picked up early Tuesday Theii a C46 owned by Westai Company of crashlanded 275 miles off Miam Monday There were 65 persons aboard The copilot and stewarr also were with those landed here yesterday by the navj destroyer escort High Puerto Ricans are known dead There is scant hope for the re maining Despite their harrowing ex perience in the sbarkhauntec 28 of the surviving work ers plan to continue to Michigan Three want to return Threi others are Leading Officials Of Lions Clubs In Mexico Due Here For Meet A Lions International General Salvador Urias from Mexico accompanied by his daughter and a will be here for the annual state and district conven tions of Lions International June The national president of the Lions Clubs of Francisco Doria also of Mex ico has been ac cording to Convention Chairman Ed Sellers reports that everything is set for a most outstanding meeting at Lions found er Melvin Jones will be here from International Vice President Herbert of Carrizo who will as sume the presidency on July likewise will Conventions headquarters will 16 PRICE 5 CENTS Officers Join In Census Campaign For rest a I Linked With Amerasia Department Heads Give Support Laredo and Webb County aw enforcement agencies to day joined in the campaign to see that every person in the county is properly enumera ted in the 1950 City policemen and nfiicris of the sheriffs de partments will he very iiHnful in the according to Car los Chamber l Onii since the offi cers a IT working with thr public constantly and have manv ortunites to learn of persons who have been missed in the In Prizes Sheriff Chief of Police O Gallagher nnd Con stable Ed Villarreal have pledg ed their utmost cooperation in the Rirhter The Chamber of Commerce is offering in to the per son turning the largest number of names of persons who have not yet been Chamber of Commerce offici als today pointed to the fine re cord established by Nurvo do in virtually doubling its popu lation since the 1940 They said it is hoped that La can show n substantial gain during the past To Show Increase While it is already known that Laredo will show a large in crease over it is highly im portant that every person be counted if the true population of the city is reflected in 1050 cen sus The addition of perhaps onlv a few hundred residents to pre sent enumerations might put the the city over the into another population bracket which would mean much to the city both financially and from the standpoint of Persons who have not been and who were resi dents of LaredoApril 1 can be added to present census Swedish Bride Hopes To Stay Here Despite Visa Troubles PERISCOPE HELEN DOUGLAS NOMINATED SKNATOK FROM CALI Gahagan Douglas Is congratulated by Democratic Party members in her campaign headquarters In Los Angeles after her nomination for United Senator from Cali fornia was NEA Attending LJC Summer Term Enrollment in the various divisions nf Laredo Junior College for the first six weeks of the summer session totaled according to president of the A breakdown of registration showed 43H in the liberal aits Border Arrests Set New Record And a hearty salute to and Armando Gutierrez on their wedding Rest birthday Ruby greetings to Felicitations to and Mrs Andre who are ob serving their wedding anniver sary be the Hamilton although of the functions will be at the Boys Club of Speaker at the Ladies Lunch eon will be District Governor Gentry journalist and who now makes his home at The entertainment pro gram will be with Ruby Roy Galo in charge of dance About people are ex pected in Laredo for the conven There will be a post con vention trip to And greetings and tions to Ray Stubbs natal saluta on his DREW PEARSON ON The WASHINGTON MERRYGOROUND DREW PEARSON CONVINCES BILL BOYLE TO RECOMMEND AGAINST BASING POINT BILL TRUMAN REFUSES LIES REQUEST FOR EARLY EAST WEST MEETING TOO FRIENDLY RUSSIAN GENERAL IS DEMOTED AND leaders of small labor and made a special plea against the basing vcent closeddoor meeting with Democratic Chair WASiil farm point bill a man Ei The session was opened with the blunt question Do you want a Republican Congress next year One sure way is to let the Pre sident sign the basing If Trumans message on small business means continued gravel voiced Georee Burger of the National Federation of Independent hell veto this His program is abso lutely worthless jf this bill becomes and small business knots consumers and small business will pay higher freight if this bill is threw in Wallace Campbell of the cooperative Others in the delegation agreed They were Don Montgomery of the United Auto George Fretas of the Re tail Ed Rowe of the United Wholesale Grocers and Wil liam Marsh of the National Association of Retail Tire Continued on Page 6 Another big birthday salute to Maria Ceiina Sincere best wishes to and Louis Kowalski on their wedding To and Rny Marring ton greetings on their wedding 15 YEARS AGO Laredo was getting ready to open the Pan American High way The engagement of Gladys Greenstreet to Vernon Watson was announced Miss Amanda Garza was married to Clodomiro Garcia Jimmy Fred Sixtn Barrera and Manuel Mufioz were playing ball with the Lulac nine Pappas was head of the Blacksmiths baxe ball team Shelby Longoria was injured In a polo game Louis Kowalski was named foreman of the grand Oilman To Run June Houston oilman Wren for mally announced hits candidacy for governor The veteran of 24 years in va rious oil fields said his carnpaiRr was prompted by the decision o Lee ODaninl not to run a the supreme court decision against Texas segregation He said his main campaign is sues would bf Corn the and adf quate care of our oid SAN June Arrest of aliens along the border during the current 1U4U50 fiscal year will establish an alltime District Alien Immigration find Naturalization said hfrc Border patrolmen in Smith Texas arrcsUfd aliens dur MR he exceeding the total for April by 200 Apprehensions during the lirst eleven months of the 11Mb50 par already the previous high figure of arrests made during the entire Thft Rio Grande Valley was the scene of a large share nf alien ar said aliens were in Wil Brooks and Klrbrrg It was reported the Del Rio sector of the San Antonio district accounted for 1774 and 4 were detained in thr Laredo showed 43H in the in the vocational 20 in the basic prcparn lory school and 171 in the accel erated high Friday is the final days for en rollment in all division except the vocational Alkms Vocational school reg tion clone Among the LJC students HIP 72 teachers fiotn Lniedo publi who are taking courses in education to meet the ininin mum standards for school Alkms saifl that while enroll ment WHK slightly below expec it is still 78 more than registration for the first six weeks of the 1848 summer tcs The first six weeks term will end Julv 15 and the teirn will begin July 17 and con timu through August 2 Vetmaris who plan lo enroll in the basic preparatory school grades I through should do so at once as this is the enroll ment date until December A Thought A Day For the kingdom of jod Is not meat and drink hut righteous and and joy In the Holy The blueeyed Swedish bride of Laredo restaurant o w n e r Gordon Lloyd is having difficulties with the immigration authori she is free on charged with having overstayed her and at Inrney John Kitzgibbon is hopeful that things will be arranged so couple can continue to live The hridp is a former Scandi navian nirlinp hostess employed on flights between hpr native Stockholm and New Her name was Miss Gunilla Weiden Her father is Torsten a Stockholm real state who is owner of Cafe Avion at Laredo Municipal Air first met her in New York n August Lloyd had been living in the New England and for he past six months in Ssn An She flew to Laredo last Fri day and the coupls were married Saturday noon by Reverend Ren rector of Christ In the home of and Mrs We were aware of hi fact that she had an immigration pro Lloyd we de cided to get married first and try to work it oul the couple and their at torney xaid Immrnigrntion Chief Frnrk Crockett nnd immi gration offit inlx Thurman and Harpoln have been very considerate In thin The deportation hearing has been postponed until can make some efforts to get permission from Washington for her to corne into thr country as a nonrjuota If such permission is Continued On Pagt 15 Matamoros Cotton Crop Saved By Rain MEXICO June Mnlamoros cotton crop was saved by werkend x heavy according to reports today from the border region The IflftO crop Is estimated at about The Mexican Cotton Associa tion was quoted ns reporting the rams just in They revived estimated 2 pel rent of lie which were dying for lack of About five per cent of the total crop WHK by the precipitation but it was said that the percentage was com pa rn lively The opportune rainfall worth about or to cntlrin growers in the Mutamwos region Testimony Shows Delay In Arrests Juno AP Senate investigators were reported today to have received secret testimony that the late James For reslal probably advised delay ing arrests in the 1945 ArneV asia A source in close touch with the Senate inquiry into secret documents case told a reporter the testimony from Assist ant Attorney General James chief of the Justice Departments criminal The source asked not to be Forrestal was Secretary of the Navy at the time the case broke five years Lnter be became Secretary of He was killed last vear in a plunge from an upper floor of the Naval Me dical Center at nearby Addicts Listed Senate studied reports today that a powerful underworld ring is reaping riches from misery of at least drug The reports from Com missioner Anslinger of Narcotics Ansling prs force of 175 Se nators is too small to with the Anslinger gave his estimate of the number of addicts to thfi special committee investi gating crime and Chairman Kefauver told reporters the numher repre sents hone who buy narcotics il legally that from sources outside the medical Anslinger has given ths nnlc group a list of 800 persons he form a criminal ring dealing in crime nnd even RingExtensive Kefauver said It Is obvious that the traffic to every city of any size In United The committee also is eyeing the Rumbling situation In the Louis where state police raided a bookmakers headqunrt Continued on Page IB The information about the tes timony regarding Formula came to light in tin1 wnke of un othcr authoritative report that the committee Rot testimony yes terday that former presidential aide Vardftman may have tried to delay prosecution in the hotlydisputed Amerasla Vardaman Denies Vardnman emphatically denied it to a reporter last Mclnerneys testimony was taken by the committee Just month at a of sessions be hind closed An informant maid Mclnerney first told the committee he scorn ed to recall thnt Forrestril had asked the Justice Deportment to Continued on Page FCC Asks Western Union To Hold On To Message Papers June Federal Communications Commission today asked Western Union Telegraph to hold on to all message records the use o the Senate Crime Inveiti gnltnn The FCC already has asked all telephone to preserve long distance phone call records at the request of Kates committee The committee presumably In tends to use the to help keep tabs on gamblers and As in the case of the telephone companies under Its the F C C reminded Western Union that it is required by regu lation not to destroy any mes sage rnfords for six Tho FCC also asked the com puny to preserve any messages thnt it has had for more than six Taft Says Should Fight If Russia Moves On West Europe Robert said today the United States should fight if Russia moves into western But he opposed any commitment as to how and where the fighting would be Two Airmen Saved After B29 Crash June airmen who balled out of a burning B29 bomber were rescued today after swimming all night in chilly North Sea Ships and planeH pressed the hunt today for six Air Force men still Search ers last night picked up two other crewmen and the body of still another from the super fortress soon after it crashed off the Norfolk coast of southeast England with one engine in A calm and favorable weather raised hopes that the of searching planes would locate at least some of the six men still Headquarters of the Air Forces Third Air Division list ed survivors Henry the pin lanes of Warren Charles Staff Staff A fourth crewman yet uniden tified Tic did not re veal the identities of those missing or of the dead The Air Force said the abandoned when one of Its four engines caught fire during a training was from the 72nd Reconnaissance Squadron at Fairficld Suisun Air It was in Britain on a training KiUUIELAND The Childrens delight Open daily from 2 ti 10 Six Kiddy Includ ing the new Bus and Boat 9 cents or 3 foi a quart Special for Located at Ball park on San Bernardo Tift told reporters that this country would be stronger if had a free hand in rnakirif if particularly if planning under the AtUntir Part and aims would commit the Vmiffft States to land mass war in Henry Cabot Jr in a spaatf inter view to be at oddv who is chairman of the Senate GOP policy com said American giound would he fighting in Western Europe within a very short time after out break of any figure who last year opposed the original miiltarv aid pro expressed with the new sec ond years of which one billion dollars would fsr rnsrked for western Kurope There is no Tail thai American arms ship ped to western Kuropenn na tions would be usfjr again Hus with the exception of tho made available to ji attributed this uncertainly to high ration of in offices and industrial in many Europpan coun Kven Taft to be interested in increa sing social welfare than in preparing its defenses Britain does not ttcrn to be contemplating an attack from Russia nor is rh particularly concerned t fh a possi bility said Tsft said M build up o ern European rmhtarv forces actually might KujMa to hefsusc tht Soviets regard at an iive LAST CHANCE The 1950 Census is rapidly nearlng an If you havent been counted In Webb anywhere fill out the form below and mail to Census Supervisor Chamber of Commerce Hamilton My address on April was House Number and Street stale Name of Each Person Whose Lsual Place of Residence Wan this Household on April 1 Relationship to head of household Sex Color or Race Age at last birthday ;