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San Antonio Express and News (Newspaper) - February 21, 1954, San Antonio, Texas Fair and Warmer See Details Column 5 NO. YEAP TWO Great Separate Daily Newspapers Combined Into ONE Great Sunday Newspaper Final Edition 1954, by Express Publishing Co. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1954 132 PAGES IN 11 SECTIONS 15 CENTS SECTION A DUVAL JURY DISMISSAL REFUSED Women Protest 4-Month Term In Sex Count By CHARLES BOSS Staff Writer See Picture Page 8B A frank dissertation on homosexuals by Judge W. W. McCrory Saturday turned away members of a Parent-Teacher-Assn. dele- gation that stormed' his court to protest what they termed a "ridiculously low" agreed sentence for a child sex offender. McCrory didn't budge in his .Intention to give the man charged with indecent fond- ling of a 7-year-old girl a four- month sentence. BOB DALE But the 82-year-old jurist used such "picturesque" language in describing such offenders during News Cartoon Gets Nationa! Safety Award Bob staff cartoonist, for San Antonio- Express and San Antonio News, has been named grand award 'winner of the 1953 the word-fest that several red- Christmas Safety Cartoon Pro- faced women got up and walked Ject, conducted by the National from the courtroom. Safety Council. THE GROUP WAS led by Mrs. "One hundred and fifty-four J. W. Miller, president of the City Council of Parents and Teachers and Mrs. Robert Burns, vice-president. "I've never heard such talk my life." said Mrs. James P. Roark, 318 -W; Huisacne Ave., -who stayed until the end. McCrory told the See COURT, Page 6 A cartoons by the'topnotch cartoon- ists 'of this country and Canada were entered in. the contest, so your achievement is a- great the 27) car- toonist was advised Saturday. DALE'S PRIZE-WINNING car- toon depicts in stark simplicity group the of the twisted body of a small boy in the middle of IA AFTER STEER LOSS Youth Gets Two Calves, TV Audition By BILL BURRIS Staff Writer Arkey Juenke's guitar twanged merrily Saturday night. Offers -were pouring in to the 16-year-old Frederirksburg youth whose Hereford steer died Friday 'during rhe auction sale at the San Antonio Livestock Show. THE ANGULAR, freckled-faced 4-H Clubber, -who had hoped to use money from th eanimal's sale to pursue a career in sirfg- i tire starts from the lower j right-hand' corner and continues across the body, fading in the distance. In the immediate fore- ground lies a letter addressed to "Santa Claus." The cartoon is called: "Post- marked It appeared in San Antonio News last Dec. 17. Both Dale and San Antonio News will receive the Council's Public Interest Award" In addi- tion, the cartoonist will receive! tation sometime next month. THE DECISION OF the judges was unanimous. -They were: Ro- bert Fuoss, managing aditor of Saturday Evening Post; Gordon Manning, managing editor of Collier's; Chet. Shaw, executive editor of Newsweek; Robert U. Brown, editor of Editor and Pub- lisher; and Boyd. Lewis, vice- president and executive editor of NEA Service. Honorable mention awards went ing, had at least two calves to to John Fischetti of Nea Service, S.A. Livestock ShowrBig Rodeo To Close Today The fifth annual San Antonio Livestock Exposi- tion and Hodeo moves into its tenth and final day.Sun- day, climaxing one of the most successful shows yet held. From the standpoints of quality of exhibits of livestock, farm machinery, commercial and oth- ers, and of interest and attend- ance throughout the show, some of the officials termed this year's event as "probably one of our >est shows." FULL COOPERATION has been :iven by the weathenhan and al- most ideal weather conditions have prevailed throughout the event for the first time in the show's history, San Antonio entries -captured three of the four highest awards in judging of the pleasure type Palomino horses in the Coliseum arena Saturday morning, leaving only three more classes- of these horses to be judged. Palominos have been exhibited at the San Antonio show this year for the first time and approxi- mated 60 animals were entered, Entries by .Jack Sellers, San! Antonio, toot both .Oie.gra n-rf champion and reserve grand champion awards in Saturday's GEORGE B. PARR, the "Mr. Big" of Duval County politics, grins for a photographer just before the Saturday hearing got under way. Parr (seate'd among spectators) was accused of stacking the jury for his own ends, and of other bjts of .corruption in strife-torn Photo. DIST. JUDGE C. WOODROW Laughlln is shown im- mediately after he ruled Saturday against the state attorney general in favor of an allegedly "Parr- packed'-' grand jury. The decision in Duvo! County court house temporarily stymied. Atty, Gen. John Ben Pholo, feed for next year's show, and! Saturday night he was a guest on a Western show over a local I Television station, j "People up here are sure won-j Arkey .said Saturday as he kicked his booted toe through the straw where his steer had died. Marshall B. Miller, president of Hom-Ond Food Stores, _Inc., started Arkey's quick return from dejection Saturday morning when Jie offered to pay for any regis- tered Hereford calf the boy chose. Peter Kallison, of Kallison's Ranch and Farm Store, arranged for a guest appearance of Arkey and his guitar on their Saturday night program over WOAI-TV, Red River Dave's Bam Dance, ARKEY PLANNED to sing at least one number popularized by his late idol, Hank Williams. Aft- er the performance. Kallison ar- ranged to present the young with another Hereford from the1 Kallison Hereford Ranch. Juenke late Saturday afternoon received an' offer for another calf via a long distance telephone call from rancher Bill Wright in Alice. Wright was scheduled to arrive See YOUTH, Page 6A See AWARD, Page 6B judging. Sellers' Spark 0 Gold was selected as grand champion and his Mr. Spark O Gold was the reserve champion. HORTON'S GOLDEN One, owned by Ed and Bud Horton and shown by Bud Horton, was named as grand champion plea- sure type mare. The reserve hon- ors went to Sky Deb, owned by. Clyde Carter, Fort Worth, and shown by C. Rogers. To be judged In the Coliseum arena starting at 9 a.m. Sunday will be the performance classes of Palominos, also the children's classes. Judging of the western pair classes will be held Sunday afternoon during the rodeo per- formance and the silver mounted will be judged at.S p.m. as a part of the rodeo entertainment. Sunday will be Greater San An- tonio Day at the exposition and officials anticipate one of the larg- est crowds of this year's show. The -officials emphasized Satur- day that all. prize-winning fat 'Birthday Parade' Attracts 100 000 steers and fat lambs as well will be displayed Sunday until 2 p.m. See SHOW, Page 6A By CLARENCE J. LaROCHE Staft Writer See .'Monday Express For Other Pictures of Laredo Celebration LAREDO, Feb. 20. An esti- mated- spectators' lined the 200-year-old streets of Laredo Sat- urday to watch the biggest Wash- ington, Birthday celebration pa- rade ever held. The mammoth spectacle cov- ered almost four miles and re- quired one -hour and 35 minutes to pass before the big reviewing stand at Jarvis Plaza. Military units from both the U.S. arid Mex- ican side of the Rio Grande parti- cipated .in 'the parade, THERE WERE BANDS and m'usicaluiiits.from 40 high schools' and -colleges in. Southwest Texas and northern Mexico. The bands and marching 'student groups If for any reason you fail to receive your Sunday paper Call G-3131 Circulation Department BEFORE NOON and pnr will delivered by special messenger. helped Jend emphasis to the theme of years of education in-.Texas. In addition to carrying out the colonial theme of the Washington Birthday fiesta, numerous floats depicted phases of education. Among .out of town floats parti- cipating in the big parade was the Fiesta San Jacinto float from San Antonio, Jrfiss Virginia Ca- nales. a former queen of the Black and White. Ball, rode the-float as Miss Fiesta. Also, in pre-parade ceremonies, a delegation of stu- dents from St. "Mary's University met with, the high Mexican digni- taries on the main reviewing stand. The -celebration., moves toward a colorful peak Saturday, night', Society of Martha Wash- .ngton presents its annual Colonial Ball at Laredo Air Force Base. During the evening a.tableau de- picting several major eras of U.S. history will be presented. SUNDAY RODEO SEATS AVAILABLE Joe Freeman, chairman of the board of directors of San Antonio 'Livestock Ex- position, said Saturday.night there'are still "many choice, seats" for Sunday's conclud- ing-performances of the ro- deo. The final matinee perform- ance is 2 p.m. and the final evening performance of the thrill-packed action show is at 8 p.m.. Sunday events by a big, major league bull fight in Nuevo Laredo Plaza, with three I of the world's greatest matadores ,in action. The fight starts at 4 and should end by 6 p.m. Sun- day. FROM TO P.M. Sun- day the Society of Martha Wash- ington will host its traditional cocktail party on-the roof of Hamilton Hotel. Topping off the E SECTION: day's activities will be the swirl- ing Xoche Mexlcana, with Mexi- can music and Mexican.radio and stage stars presenting the floor show. Monday's major event will be See BIRTHDAYTPage 6A INSIDE TODAY A SECTION: Local, state, national news; .picture page, 10-A. B SECTION: Local news; .edi- torials, Views of the News, 4-B; Backstage in Politics, In Our Town, The Bill B o a r d, 7B radio-TV, SB and 6B; business and markets, 9-B. C SECTION: Classified adveslis- Shivers Says hRangers Will Stay in Duval 1 BY ASSOCIATED'PRESS AUSTIN, Feb. 2C.-Gov. Allan Shivers _ told 422 Duv'al. County wives and mothers Saturday hi intends to keep enough rangers in that county to protect the citi zenry as long as they are needed The governor made the state- ment after three Duval County women -advised him by .telegram that 422 wives and mothers hat signed a petition asking the gov- ernor to help preserve "the phy- sical security and the constitu- tional rights of all THE TELEGRAM was signed with the names '6f 'Mrs. Hugo Ibanez, San Mrs. J. J. and Mrs. Henry Norris, "We want to -know that our schools are receiving full -benefit of the money intended for the petition said. "we do not want our children -11 ing, MO-C; Religion in Review, ,wlth Beamed idea news of churches, 11-C; local of a1boss- We want news, 12-C. D SECTION: Men's and sports 1 through 7-D; outdoor news, page, Gulf oil, 9-D; farm and ranch, 10-D. 8-D; South Texas and GEORGE AND MARTHA Washington came to the streets of Laredo Saturday riding on a sparkling pink, white and silver float. This closeup was made as the float paused before the reviewing stand. Martha's role this year is assayed by Miss Diana Lafon and George is played by John Photo. Weather Outlook Fair and Warmer Fair and warmer is the weather outlook Sunday for San Antonio and vicinity, South Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley. Winds will be gentle to moder- ate .northerly here. The.expected high, is 70. Variable winds are forecast for the coastal'area. Chatterbox, Post- jour, children' to think of deputy 'sheriffs as protectors, -not as in- struments "of oppression to be hated and feared. "WE WANT-OUR husbands to come home safely at night. We are. tired of locking our doors. Some of us in some parts of the engagements, features. clubs, columns, .script Columns; weddings and county are tired of having to drive to church on Sunday with a 5 a.m.......47 6 a.m.......46 7 a.ra.......45 8 a.m.......43 9 a.m.......45 10 aan....... 3 p.m.......69 4p.M.......71 5 p.m.......70 6 p.m.......69 7 .65 8 y.m.......61 F SECTION: Fashions, schools and college news; movies and amusements, 6-F and 7-F, G SECTION: Homes and gardens, 1-G through 8-G; real estate and building, 9-G and 10-G. H SECTION: Features, 1-H; med- icine, fashion. Uncle Ray's Corner, 2-H; food contest, Onr Texas Towns feature, 3-H; movie-TV picture page, Earl Wilson and Sheilah Graham columns; Other People's Pic- tures, photography, 6-H; art, books, stamps, records, music 7-H; crossword puzzle, dogs and pcfs, 9-H; Teen-Age Mail. 10-H. THIS WEEK MAGAZINE and two big comic sections. j shotgun in the the telegram i said. Laughlin Hits Shepperd For Breakup Delay By PAUL THOMPSON Staff Writer SAN DIEGO, Tex., Feb. Judge C. Wood- row-Laughlin Saturday re- fused to break up a grand jury investigating Duval County and school affairs.: Laughlin denied a" motion in which Atty. Gen. John Ben Shep- perd asked that the controversial jury go by the boards because! most of its members were picked1 and influenced by Political Boss George B. Parr. IN THROWING OUT the mo- tion, Judge Laughlin said: "I- am following the law to the best of my ability. This court se- lected the three jury commission- ers which picked this jury. They acted according to their Specifically, Laughlin ruled that he had no right under Texas law to disband a grand jury once it meets. He explained that Shep- perd should have sought jury breakup before the panel conf vened in November. The ruling went along with the position of Manual Raymond, chief counsel for the embattled jurors. He insisted repeatedly, that only a defendant Indicted by a jury hap to contest its members once the jury is im- paneled. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL and his nine assistants could have challenged the jurors last Novem- ber when they first came togeth- er, Raymond said, a glare at Shepperd: "If he didn't do it at that time, he cannot do it at this time." Laughlin told the jury to keep on the job'in its probe of alleged corruption in Duval County. And .he said he would willingly talk over jury actions with Shepperd or his assistants at any time. "If the jury does not do its Sec LAUGHLIN, Page 6A Trio to Ignore McCarthy Order BY UNITED PRESS WASHINGTON, Feb. Secretary Robert T. Stevens "has instructed- three Army to ignore Sen. Joseph R. Mc- Carthy's request to appear before his investigating subcommittee, it was learned Saturday night. Stevens' action ''set the stage or a showdown battle between the Army secretary and. the Wis- consin Republican over charges that the Army -has been coddling Communists. McCarthy, a high Army'official reported, has "directed" Brig.- Geri.. Ralph W. Zwicker, com- mander of Camp Kilmer, 'N.J., and two of his subordinates, to appear before his permanent in- 'estigating subcommittee in New York Tuesday. Stevens may appear before the McCarthy group himself, but if so t will be voluntarily, It was tated on high authority. Today's Chuckle 11 a.m.......57 9 P-m.......58 12 noon......61 10 P-m.......56 1 p.m.......62 11 p.m.......52 2p.m.......68 IZipidt......48 A conscience doesn't keep you from doing anything; it just keeps you from enjoying it." San Antonio Livestock Show Sunday Greater San Antonio Day 9 Palomino Horses, Performance Classes, Coliseum Arena, Immediately Afterward, Judging Children's Horse Show, Coliseum Arena. Arena for Rodeo Matinee. 2 Palomino Horses, Western Pair, Coliseum Arena. 2 Matinee, Coliseum Arena. 8 Performance, Coliseum Arena. 8 Palomino Horses, Silver Mounted Classes, Coliseum Arena. Express, News To Sponsor Spelling Contest! See Details Page 8B
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