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Pampa Daily News (Newspaper) - July 27, 1947, Pampa, Texas AN ILLINOIS JUDGE SENTENCED A MAN BECAUSE HE WAS HABITUALLY THAT HE JUST SENT THE MAN UP FOR A NICE LONG FORCES UNIFIED UNDER ONE HEAD 30 Pages JULY Price 5 CentsAP Leased Wire No Sensational Information Is Found in Lincoln Papers mine of background infor fciation but a blank for sensationseekers was the apprais al yesterday of the Abraham Lincoln papers his son col lected and sealed until 21 years after his own Scholars and historians who began examining the Robert Todd Lincoln collection at the Library of Con gress as soon as they were opened early yesterday called them as indispensable mine of information for students of Lincoln and the Civil War one enthusitstically is the rich est collection of Lincoln The papers bring out no new skeletons from the closets of Lincoln or others of his Roy prominent Lincoln said nothing was found to support suggestions that high offi cials in the Lincoln administration might have been im plicated in the plot to assassinate M There is one letter which Are We Good Neighbors Is Discussed Here Most of our said Fred Thomp son before members of the Kiwanis Club stem from a lack of understanding of those about We build a better lie through cooperative under Discussing the Arc We Good Neighbors for and businessman and observed that the policy of good neighbqrliness be tween one local community and an other is similar in motive to that advocated for the nations of the Western Citing a number of examples of What he thought was wrong motive he said that when the Community Chest idea was dropped it was perhaps because this organization or that felt it could get more money by itself that when it was decided the county hospital would be lo cated at groups began hag gling among themselves as to where it would be located Jhat the war1 system idea was probably conceived because one political subdivision 01 another felt it was not getting its I he if that is not the way we today ho when he was a uniform on the Coast before VJ he could very easily thumb a and it was just as easy when he was in Boston and New But the day after VJ ho he and a buddy finally to flag a text no easy job to get a ride in attitude of the prewar he was that those in the armed services were there because they could not make a living in any other was The serviceman had to rectify his because the war was See NEIGHBORS Page 8 I Color the Thing For Car Caravan E There will be color aplenty on cars when the boosters for the rodeo and hprse show take to the road on in urging as many signs as possible to be on cars for the trip said yesterday a special painter is chairman of the Booster Trip Top Texas Rodeo and Horse Show said Maurice Adams will paint signs on cars at a minimum i He is Wright by calling the Phone Chairman Wright said between 20 and 30 cars are expected to make the as well as wo Six ov eight good horses will also be taken along for parade We urge all motorists who are taking their cavs on the either one or two to have a sign painted on Wright The booster caravan will form in front of the LaNora Theatre at 73P on 1 and The first trip will be WA Perry Kt Canadian and Miamii said Take Up Court Session One man was assessed a fine of iffl for operating a motor vehicle an operators license and assesed a fine of for Saturday morning Court by Judge Olif ioriPBraly MTOfl men were assessed fines of llfteflch for one man was Tit for double and pne jCwas fjned for failing ta complete stop at a stop Choral Groups teg a over en Uom scholars say could be con strued as a refutation of stories questioning Lincolns It was written to the rail splitter by John his stepbroth saying that his father was dying and wished to see him for you are his only child that is of his own flesh and Examination of thn papers so far has revealed virtually no new in formation on the three women in Lincolns life Ann his boyhood sweetheart Mary the comely Kentucky girl who re jetted him and Mary his unhappy There is one short note from Mary Todd Lincoln to her husband in which she Do wait and return with Some Lincoln authorities believe that Robert who was zeal ous in guarding the good name of his destroyed all of her letters which came into his pos The collection contains the orig inal of the wellknown letter about Tads nanny goat which Lincoln sent to my dear In the last dated letter in Lin colns autograph in the dated April 13 days before his assassination the President for his wifes return from City The period covered by the dated documents extends from May 1833 clays before the jobless young Lincoln was appointed postmaster of New April the day of his The collection contains nearly including official doc uments penned by Lincoln About of the letters are from members of his More than letters are from his generals and over 100 from influential ed itors and literary figures of the The Lincoln experts who checked the papers hurriedly yesterday said it is too early to attempt a final appraisal of their They em phasize that while the facts re vealed by his collection so far are necessarily they throw much light upon the manner in which Lincoln handled the tough situations in which he was One of the experts said that the new material on Port Sumpter Lincolns patient attempts to avoid SELF SUSTAINING FORT board of Texas Technological College at in a monthly session here approved the selfsustain ing budget of the college and made plans for a retirement policy for faculty Abraham Lincoln Hope Fades for Agreement on Marshall Plan tins Virtually all hope faded in authoritative quarters here that Germany will be united uy agreement this year 01 even The economic tugofwar bctweei the United States and Russia ovei the Marshall plan clearly spliti Germany down the with Western Germany falling into the orbit of the Marshall plan and East ern Germany nligned in the Soviet Authoritative sources here do no expect to see this split healed untl one of the two programs embarkec upon by the two powers is proved They do not expec this proof to be forthcoming this and probably not even nex since the Marshall plan can not even come into operation unti next winter when Congress meets these sources be lieve the coming foreign minister conferences on Germany in York in September and in London in November already are doomed to They point out that the split over Germany already has widened sine the foreign ministers conference ai Moscow this spring as a result o Russias refusal to join the Mar shall and that there is nothing in prospevne to change this situa tion between now atid November See MARSHALL PLAN Page 8 Probe Promised on High Living Costs A Congrcs sional inquiry into the high cost of living and other rising prices during the recess was assured yes At the same time Democratic sen ators relaxed opposition to a flurry of Republicansponsored investiga tions they previously had investigation by a SenateHouse A Senate agricultural study to seek solution of longrange farm A fivemonth extension of the Senate small business committee from 31 until next April 1 with more to A inquiry Into foreign and domestic trade by the Senate Com merce Committee which Senator Lodge RMass said should look into the Swiss watch These included A housing Truman Signs Bill Making Bonds Cashable Truman signed a bill yesterday al lowing war veterans holding termi nal leave bonds to cah them any time after 1 but advised them not to do I wish to emphasize strongly that it is to the veterans best in terest that they keep their bonds if they do not absolutely need to cash them his statement Almost of bonds arc If a sizable proportion of these bonds should be redeemed in the near general infla tionary which we have been endeavoring to would receive a substantial Several hundred million dollars poured into the spending stream would exert strong upward presure on on the other veterans choose the wise hold their bonds and continue to draw per cent their dollars will buy more when they cash their bonds after inflationary conditions have The administration had opposed the bill for cashing the bonds Sec retary of the Treasury Snyder testi fied against But the House arid Senate passed the measure without a dissenting and Truman signed it just before he left for Truman noted that Che Treasury Department is making ar rangements with banks and other financial institutions in order that bonds can be cashed in local com munities without cost to A treasury official said Friday that banks will be instructed to re quire positive identification of those cashing the so as to prevent any money going to sharks who have purchased the bonds at a dis A number of complaints hav See TRUMAN Page 8 Martha Truman Presidents Mother Dies in Missouri Martha mother of the nations died yesterday four hours before the Chief Executive arrived here in his private The 94yearold died at an hour after President Truman had taken off from He was notified of his mothers death while in Miss Mary Jane the Presidents and his Vivian were with their mother when she Joseph the family phoned the Associated Piess this simple Enteriainmenl for Queen oi Rodeo Is Being Planned Arrangement for the entertain ment of Queen for a Day to b flown here from Kan Au trust are practically an nounced chairman o the Queens entertainment commit Saturday The Queet f to be selected from the Broadcasting Systems Queen foi a Day August which is to originate from San The Queen will be flown to Ama rillo from San Antonio by Branif where she will be met by a squadron of planes from Pampa under the command of Colonel Roy She will be flowi to Pampa from Amarlllo to the Pampa Municipal Airport where she will be greeted by Cham ber of Commerce and Rodeo Asso ciation From the airpon the Queen will be escorted to towi by members of the Pampa Ropinp mounted on The Queen will lead the parade August that will officially opan the second largest amateur rodeo v the the Top o Texas Rodeo and Horse Immediately fol lowing the she will be guest at a Snider barbecue to be held in the City The public if iinvited to the Jaycee sponsored At the first rodeo performance the Queen will be crowned Queen of the Rodeo in true western style She will reign fts Queen through out the fourday Following the first nights rodeo performance she will be guest of honor at spe cial rodeo dance to be held in the American Legion Music foi the dance will be by Smith and his Thursday the with 35 cowgirl sponsor will ue guest of the Lions Club at their weekly She will lead the grand marph at the Cowgirl Spon sors Ball that will follow the sec ond evenings rodeo The with her 35 atten will be guest of the Kiwanis Club at their noonday At the final rodeo Saturday the Queen will be showered with gifts to be presented to her by local If after the four day celebration the Queen has chosen to leave the lair city of she will then 3e flown to Sunday morn August to make plane con nections to her Aviation Midshipman Flies Through Air CORPUS ion Midshipman Mason of now knows how it feels to fall out of a On a routine acrobatic Mason was from a plane when his safety belt became un His carried him 4PWU safely announcement passed away at that I can The Presidents plane landed at the Grandview Airport at The solemnfaced Chief Executive was met by his wife and They left im mediately in a secret service car for the nearby modest cottage where other members of the family Truman made no statement and no pictures were There is nothing else Physician Faces Trial in Deaths Oi Family Group NEW Dr Accompanying the President in Lloyd prominent San his The Sacred were press Secretary Charles Ross Matthew Rear Admiral James Naval aide Wallace Gra the Presidents personal phy sician Charles executive and Jack White House A few moments later the Presi dent and his brother and sister left the Grandview home and drove to a nearby mortuary where his mothers body Trumans death came after a relapse last She had ral lied miraculously several times since she fell February fracturing her hip for the third She had been bedfast most of the time sincebut upon occasion had recovered suffi ciently to sit in her favorite rocker several houifs at a She lost consciousness Friday night and the President was noti fied that his mother could not live through the Until Friday Truman had been able to talk with members of the and her mind was bright and last Tru mans condition appeared desperate and the President was summoned to her He remained 12 transacting some of the nations most important business from a room adjacent to las mothers sickroom Grandview in the modest Truman and tne day after the Presidents arrival was able to sit and surprised the See TRUMAN Page 8 Dutch Advance On Indonesians com muniques indicated that Dutch troops advancing in eastern and western Java had caught the main body of the Indonesian Republican Army in a viselike operation against the vast central section of the The Dutch admitted resistance in some but said that for the most part Dutch troops were ad vancing at will under the scorching tropical Netherlands as outlined by a senior was to set up civil administrations in the areas al ready seized before deciding wheth er to strike hard southward from Semarang against the Indonesian capital at Jogjakarta deep in the central Americantrained Dutch Marines and reported officially to 5e in full control of strategic cen ers in the eastern portion of the virtually completed the first phase of their operationsand now Antonio goes on trial here Monday on charges of murder in the deaths of four members of a wellknown San Antonio ambushed May 25 on a lonely country road while on their way to Killed instantly were Willard H San Antonio investment company head his Ger trude 43 their son 9 and Yorks Mary Only member of the family to es cape was 13yearold although wounded in the fled to notify the caretaker of the York iComal County Ranch of the shoot Four hours later Ross appeared at San Antonio police 31 miles and told officers that a gun which had been discharged could be found in his car He was arrested and and has been held in a thirdfloor cell of the county jail here No bond was Sheriff Scholl said he has been a model in good spent munh of his time studying medical Officials freeiy predict difficulty in obtaining a jury A change of venue sought but Failure to get a might result in moving the trial During March nf 1947 fam ily physician for the Yorks and a member of the same filed suit against thn investment broker charging that York was indebted to him in Flocks and bonds amounting to charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with vio lations of the securities exchange act of filed a voluntary bank ruptcy petition in the federal clerks office at San Antonio March a native of Del See MURDER TRIAL Page 8 Forrestal Is Named Secretary of Defense Truman made uni fication of the armed forces an actuality yesterday and named James Forrestal to head them as Secretary of The President signed into law the bill Congress ly gave him after two years of urging and issued an ex ecutive order assigning the functions and responsibilities of the three coequal Departments of the Navy and Air So eagrr Truman to get the thing done he delayed his departure for his dying mothers bedside for 17 minutes in order to sign the legislation aboard his plane Kven without that he would not have reached before his mothers One reason for the haste was so that the might confirm Forrestals nomination to the new cabinet post before its Western Garb Will Be Mode As of I Chairman Gurney RSD of the Senate Armed Serv ices Committee took steps to win speedy confirmation after his committeeunan imously approved But in any case Forrestal could serve under a recess appointment until the next session of Congress The squarejawed For as Secretary of the was the last member of the late President Roosevelts cabinet still in His selection as Secretary of Defense has been generally ex While the law and the executive order are effective of icials said extensive conferences among the Navy and Air de jartments will oe necessary before he program can be translated into terms of functions and This is provided for in the Presi dents executive order which said that in order to facilitate the ac complishments of the foregoing mis sion the armed forces shall formu ate plans and make coordinated Dwight Army chief of made this evident in a message to all Army commanders throughout the It said there will be no change in the official status of the Army and the new in dependent United States Air Force until specific orders are These orders would implement the Presidents executive comman dant of the Marine noted in a statement that Marines opposed the original provisions of the bill but he called upon every Marine to carry out not only the letter but the spirit of the unification The act as passed stipulates that the functions of the Marines under the Navy shall be Aside from Forrestals Truman made no immediate move to fill other posts set up under the At least for a time the acting civilian chiefs of the three departments will be Kenneth Royall for John Sullivan for Navy and Stuart Symington for Sullivan is undersecretary of the Navy and Symington assistant secretaiy of war for Royall will have served as a cab net member for one of the shortest imes in the governments rle was sworn in as secretaiy of war ast But under the uni fication law only the secretaiy of defense has official cabinet While much work remains on de tail for the headquarters in Wash See MERGER Page 8 Wheat Relief Drive Begins Peeples Will Be Toostmaster Hugh Peeples will be toastmaster of the evening when the Pampa Toastmasters Club meets in regular weekly session at the City Hall to morrow night at Scheduled io speak are Irvin DeLea Ralph and Dosier As a part of Church World Ser ice a drive is now under way by he Texas Panhandle Wheat Relief Committee to secure grain for ship nent The drive in Gray County is un ler the chairmanship of Others on the committee are Amos Clyde and A mailing in which an appeal will be made to farmers and rain elevator men seeking their ooperation in the will begin Residents of Pampa and Gray County will be given an op jortunity to contribute through heir local churches and other agen Inquiries and contributions also can be made by seeing or calling Texas Employment Com AWAKD CORRECTION Fridays story about the Soap Box Derby award presentations should have stated that a gold tie with the Derby emblem on was presented to Donald Lunsford lor the best on his Car Num ber 8 and a similar to Billic Cornett for the best on his Car Number BETTER THAN LAST Officer Points to PolioFree Urges Cooperation in Spraying Plans The second spraying of DDT in were said to be mopping up pockets i the Lefors community to eradicate sources of disease will begin to In the western morrow mowing at zed forces lancing swiftly along the wrthwest coastal road have cap ureci the port of the Dutch This march took Netherlands orces 40 miles beyond Chariban and won control of a coastal stretch of 800 or more miles eastward from the county health Enimett announced Howard quoted Lefors Mayor Hank Breining as saying that the first two weeks had done mare to eliminate flies and countywide Howard pointed to the fact that there has not been a single case of polio re ported this this time last six cases had been with two fatalities among Howard explained thatthe 5 per cent solution of DDT will not h livestock and Hesaid chicken and hog Come first of all you guys and gals better don your western because at noon Au gust Hizzoner Judge Clifford will be holding court on the north lawn of the City to pun ish those local citizens who do not comply with Mayor Huffs proclamation of Top o Texas Western Week to be held August Court will convene at noon daily throughout the western The Junior Chamber of Com sponsors of the long week that will run from the first throughout the fourday Top o Texas and Rodeo and Horse has promised young and old a full week of fun and Festivities begin Friday night with the first performance of the Mutual Broadcasting Systems Saturday night hillbilly KornsA Krackin will present a matinee Saturday afternoon and a perform ance Saturday Saturday nights show will be highlighted by a broadcast over the Mutual Broad casting Systems 400 The broadcast will reach the four cor ners of this nation and Tickets for all performances of KornsAKrackhV may be ob tained from Radio Station the Court House and the Chamber of Commerce in the City Immediately following each eve nings performance of this great the Jaycees will sponsor a street dance to be held in between the Court House and City Hall on West Kingsmill Music for the dance will be furnished by one of the topnotch western bands of the Monday in the City beginning at 7 the Jaycees will offer to the public a full eve ning of free Festiv ities will begin with a community followed by various contests individual and group skill The evening will be climaxed by a free movie in the Following the threemile long pa rade that will officially open the second largest amateur rodeo in the Sec WESTERN WEEK 8 Horse Show Plans Near Completion Numerous entries for the Ameri can and National Quarter Horse Shows to be held in connection with the Top o Texas Rodeo and Horse Show August are being receiv ed horse show offiicals an nounced cials wished to remind that only 125 stalls are available for each show and that preference will be given to those who enter Quentin chairman of the American Quarter Horse announced Saturday that entries tor this years American Show are expected to exceed entries of vious American Shows held in Arley registrar for the national Quarter Horse Breeders has arrived in Pampa and will be here to accept entries for the National Entries will be received at the Chamber of mercc office in the City superintendent of the Palomino Show announced Saturday that plans are near oopi pletion for the Show to be JieJW Tuesday August The winners of the Palomino Show be presented at the Kid Pony the evening of August THE WEATHER WEATHER BURSAU WEST T13XA and Monday
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