San Antonio Express And News, January 17, 1954

San Antonio Express And News

January 17, 1954

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Sunday, January 17, 1954

Pages available: 69

Previous edition: Sunday, January 10, 1954

Next edition: Sunday, January 24, 1954 - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About San Antonio Express And NewsAbout

Publication name: San Antonio Express And News

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Pages available: 125,926

Years available: 1954 - 1974

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.18+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : San Antonio Express And News, January 17, 1954

All text in the San Antonio Express And News January 17, 1954, Page 1.

San Antonio Express and News (Newspaper) - January 17, 1954, San Antonio, Texas Freeze Is Ouf Details Below In Column 4 AMD NEWS TWO Great Separate Daily Newspapers Combined Into ONE Great Sunday Newspaper NO, YEAR Final Edition Copyright 1954, by Express Publishing Co. SAN ANTONfO, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 7954 120 PAGES IN TO SECTIONS IS CENTS SECTION A BOMBER CRASHES INTO HOUSE 'Big Wetback Invasion' Due In South Texas An "invasion of setbacks' was forecast Saturday fol- lowing word that Mexico had closed its borders to farm seeking jobs in the Southwestern United States. Rep. Kenneth Mills Regan who represents 19 Texas counties on and near the border, said: ''I'm sorry that there's any difference between the two republics, but I doubt, if closing the border will be j very effective. The Mexicans! need the Yankee dollar? and we need their labor." I V.S. AUTHORITIES in Wash- ington watched skeptically for- the effect of Mexico's pinching; off the legal flow of migrant i farm workers to the United States following collapse of ne- gotiations for renewal of a 12- year-old agreement regulating their employment. South Texas farmers contact- ed said they figured the Mexi- can action would only mean more wetbacks crossing the- bor- der than ever. Some indicated that Mexican workers who for- i merly entered this country ie- J gaily from interior might "now J cross on own and remain close j to border. j A few indicated that Mexico's! action, if effective, might cut off a big source of labor fori GOOD FORM Is it proper or isn't it? Whatever the question of social propriety, Amy Van (ierbilt knows the answer. And she has set the answers 5o hundreds of such ques- tions down in her booh "Amy Vancierbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette" which begins serially today in this news- paper Page S-E. Amy is a real Vander- >ilt born on Staten Island, Y. "where all good Van- derbilts are o r n and burled.'' She's a good-looking blonde-, vivacious and appear ing younger than her -10 years. She's studied all over Europe in private schools and finished with a journal- ism degree from New York University. In private life the wife of photographer and yachts- man Hans Knopf, Miss Van- derbilt is top-drawer "so- she knows her way around. Begin her series on Page S-K and continue it daily in San Antonio Xews, Women's Section. Amy Vanderbilt the Rio Grande Valley and i South Texas. Archbishop Robert E. Luceyi of San Antonio also joined in the controversy over the mi- gratory laborers. THE CHURCH IS all that she can for her migra- tory children but the civil au- 1 Voters to Face Bond Questions Here This Week See Other Bond Issue Stories on Pages IB, 3B, 4B and SB Decisions on county road district and city improve- district bond issues totaling ap- proval of which would bring an estimated million worth of improvements to the local voters this -week. Elections are scheduled Thurs- day in County Road District No. 2 (which follows the boundaries of county commissioners Pet. 2) or. a proposed issue for Ex- pressway and other road righis- of-way and Saturday on a mil- lion proposal for a variety of Jn- city Expressway, streets, drainage, and sewer plant projects. THURSDAY VOTERS must have property listed on county rendered or unrendered tax rolls and must (reside in District 2. Those voting h Saturday must be property owners with holdings listed on city ren- jdered or unrendered rolls and must live in city Improvement L District A, which covers almost the entire city limits. Poll taxes, of] course, are required for particl pation in both elections. No organized opposition has ap- peared to the District 2 proposals, which require a two-thirds major- ity vote. The issue, if THE HOME OF Lewis Muggins, Nashville, Tenn., end remains of a twin-engine Air Force B-26 bomber bum furiously shortly after the plane crashed into the house. Three persons in the house barely escaped death in the crash. The plane was scattered in small bits over a three- quarter-mile area. None of those aboard the plane Wirephoto. thority has been brows Saturday night as two Texas CHUTE PADDLING Cadets Draw Pole Worse Than Death Sweat glistened on their wrinkled i wa-v !0 Precinct boundary, rows Saturda i w clLStan( oi "-2 several adopted, would provide S22 milion worth of construction with state and federal funds. The projects contemplated are: j Extension of the Highway S7 Ex- jpressway 20.5 miles from Basse (Road to the Kendall County line; completion of Loop 33 from High 1rf.; jhundred thousand dollars worth of The Archbishop, in an article i In The Commonwealth, called for implementation of the "cen- tral" recommendation of the The city issue improvement district is broken down into President's Commission on Mi- ridge Aye., whose modern, glass- zssjz Tt srr tablishing a Federal Commit- DEAN of boys tee for Migratory Labor to at school, had suggested that The offense: throwing rocks.at1 windows. The complainant _separate Voters judge: Clifford L. Hagy, 314 Freeze Won't Reach Areas In So. Texas The weatherman called off his threat of nearly freezing tempera- tures for San Antonio and vicinity for Sunday, thereby casing the vears Monday minds of growers and planters In; earth's shadow HALF-HOUR FREE SHOW Big Moon Eclipse To Be Seen Here San Antonlans will view the first jbeitl, vice-president of. the San total lunar eclipse .in nearly two I Antonio Scientific Societv LOCALLY THE total eclipse will at and end at p.m., night when passes over _ uieiuegin at ami end at p.m the southernmost regions of Texas; face of the moon, changing it from 'although the moon will become to a deep darkened at 5MO p.m. and of them. The city propositions are: for Expressway rights- of-way, for sewer and sewer plant improvements, (570 for city streets, and t state the youths, 15- and 16-year- labor j old, from Sonora and Houston" niza- unions and private organiza tions and make recommenda The two tense cadets shifted aiju judAu Tecommenua-i tions to Congress for necessary j slightly as Hagy, an old Air Force legislation "to bring order into j veteran, cleared his throat. j esiima this chaotic segment of Amen-j The punishment: walking thejments for the and state aid on the pressway and flood control pro- jects, if the local bonds carry, would assure public works totalling up to million within the bounds of the district- Latest estimates of tax requlre- issue; are: five jramp three hours each day, the valuation for presentjituation, char-arently bounced into it as it ex- :Joded and turned the structure nto a pillar of fire. "I heard a tremendous explo- said N.W. Tidwell who lived next door. "Not knowing that it was a plane. I grabbed my wife and son and pushed them out of the house because I thought it might fall in. "Then I saw the .Huggins house in flames. Mrs. Sarah Williams who lives with us, started scream- ing and I had to quiet her down before I could 'get her out. She is 79 years old." Mrs. Huggins meanwhile had suffered cuts from flying glass but she- managed to' climb out of her burning home through a window while her husband, Louis, and her ather, Zack Boner, got out through the door .without injury. A. D. PULLEY, MAINTENANCE nan for the state school for the )lind who was about 50 yards ran the Huggins house, said "I heard a roar, a crash and an explosion but I never saw the plane at all." There was nothing of the plane to see after the explosion, wit- nesses said. Chief Davis said the bodies were almost entirely dis- membered. Today's Chuckle The Seven ages of the infant, the little. girt, the miss, the young woman, the young woman, the young wom- an, the young woman. THANK YOU San Antonio and All of Southwest Texas FOR YOUK OVERWHELMING ACCEPTANCE OF THE BIG NEW SUNDAY x EXPRESS-NEWS It has been very gratifying to receive plaudits from our regular subscribers and particularly, from the NEW READERS If you were unable to buy a Sunday "Express-News on January 10th, our first issue. The response was so great that in certain areas brisk sales caused dealers to sell out? early in the day. In order to prevent this in the future, we suggest Garfield 3131, Circulation and ordering guaranteed, prompt, home delivery sen-see. ;