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   San Antonio Express and News (Newspaper) - May 2, 1954, San Antonio, Texas                                Determine Takes Derby-Story On Page 3C BAN ANTONIO NEWS Scattered Showers Detail, in column a TWO Great Separate Daily Newspapers Combined Into ONE Great Sunday Newspaper NO. YEAR Edition copyright 1954, by Express Publishing Co. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1954 140 PAGES IN 11 SECTIONS 15 CENTS SECTION A TWISTERS HIT TOWNS Keds Launch Big Assault On Fort Enemy Forces Hit Garrison For Third Time HANOI, Indo-China. French high rommand announced Sun- the Vietininh have launched their third general attack against the fortress of Dien Bien Phu. An all-out assault by the Com- munist-led rebels surrounding the French .Union fortress had been expected as a Vlelmtnh hid for victory to sway the Geneva Con- ference in its Jndo-Chiiia ncgo- tialions. Since the Vletminli first lunged nt Hie northwestern Indo-Cliina position seven weeks ago they have made tivo unsuccessful at- tempts to overwhelm its garrison hy sheer force of numbers.- At the same time they have whit- tled awiiy the French defenses imiil they cover a perimeter only Shout yards across. The French held an area 4 by 6 miles when the battle Blurted. The garrison Is completely sur- rounded, with no means of es- cgpe Into the hills. Air evacua- tion Is not possible since no planes have been nljie to land at the llien Bien Prm air strip, which lias been under heavy -lemy ar- tillery and mortar fire and is partly occupied by the attackers. MIGs Swarm Along Edge Of Indo-China WASHINGTON OB Reports reaching here say a swarm of Chinese-MIG-IS jet fighters and Iximbers are poised on airdromes dose to the hulo-Cliina border, from where they can swiftly if Moscow and Pelping decide ]icd China should intervene more nclively. The white vapor from high-fly- ing craft, seen almost as far down as Saigon near the southern end of Inclo-China, suggests the Red air force is making aerial reconnnissarce of targets it would Btlack if ordered to strike. THE NUMBER of MlG-ir> concentrated on airdromes along the China-Indo-China bor- der, including two big fields with hard-surfaced runways, Is more than 600, say persons returning from the Far East. In addition to the MIG'S there are believed to be a number of light, twin-en- gined jet bombers. For the last two years, Red China has been building up two UK supply areas close to the bor- der, in addition to provid- ing equipment for shipment south to the Vlolmlnh ground forces, presumably contain stockpiles of fuot and spare parla tor aircraft, These reports point up the serl ous danger which the tiny French nlr force in Indo-China .would face It 'the battle-trained Red China air force were committed. The French, even with the American help given them in the form of maintenance technicians, planes and parts, already arc hav- ing difficulty without opposi- tion in the air. FROM THE United Stales they ore to hnvc received Rlxnit TO B-28 light bon-bors, nlxnit two score Navy. Corsair flghter'g ami up to 60 C-47 trans- BASEBALL SCORES TEXAS LEAGUE San Antonio 7, Fort Worth 3 Dallas 7, Houston 5 Beaumont at Oklahoma City, postponed Shrevpport at Tulsa, postponed NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 7, Brooklyn 6 Chicago 4, New York 3 Philadelphia 4, Milwaukee 3 St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 2, Baltimore I Cleveland 10, NevTYork 2 Chicago 3, Boston 0 Detroit 6, Washington I McCarthy Says Five More Army Photos Missing WASHINGTON. Karl Mundl hunting ways to speed up the McCarthy Pentagon dispute, said Saturday he may restate the issues in the angry controversy in an effort (o keep questioning to the point. The acting chairman of the Senate Investigations Commit- tee said lie felt such a restate- ment might expedite matters. He said he felt there had been a tendency of all concerned to drift away from the basic ques- tions. In Milwaukee McCarthy said he will demand a "thorough investigation" to determine who ordered the destruclion of five photographic negatives of Stevens and Schine. McCarthy said eight pictures were snapped of Stevens and Schine at McGuire Air Force Hiisc, but only three negatives have been turned over to the Sec 9A Outlook Grows Dim for Talks On Indo-China West negotiations for setting China entered a decisive phase Saturday night as U.S. Secy, of Stale John Foster Dulles prepared to leave Alonday without hav- ing exchanged a word with lied China's Foreign Min- ister Cliou En-Lai.' Karlier Vnited States Press had reported Dulles had agreed to meet Cliou Kn-I.ai in a spe- cial "secret" susslon lo discuss the Korean problem and other Asian mallei's. HEl'KKSUXTAT1VKS of the Four, North and South Korea and Red China met for 2V) hours Saturday afternoon on Korea, Asst. U. S. Sec. of Stale'Walter S. Robertson de- scribed the discussions as "an Informal exchange of views" and said no dicislons were reached. He' added that the, group probably would meet again on a later date. The seven-nation parley was! decided upon Saturday morn- ing at a meeting of the 16 na- tions which fought in Korea, The conference lias been un- able to reach any agreement on unification of Korea. Dulles met with Soviet Min- ister V. M. Molotov on the proposals by the United Slates to establish a pool of atomic materials for peaceful purposes. It was the second such meeting this wrek, 2 Persons Die, 48 Hurt In Sooner Storms REFLECTIONS.orvthe sun. goggles of'Lifeguard'B. S. Belton at Woodlawn Pool Saturday 'announce'-the opening of the Woodlawn and Roosevelt pools. Under bright sunshine young Son Antonians had their "splosh day." Pools will be open from.noon to 7 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday and from 3 to 7 daily until June 5, when oil other city-operated pools' will open at 9 Photo by Johnny Tarsikct. IN 14 ELECTIONS 13 New School Officials Named Thirteen incumbent school INSIDE TODAY SECTION A-Local, slate, nation- al and international news. SECTION B-Oencral news scc- lion; comment and opinion Page, editorials, In Our Town Billboard. SECTION C-Sporls pages. Male Call, Fred Maly's Outdoor Pages, South Texas and Gult OH, Farm and Ranch page, (healers and amusements, ra- dio and TV. SECTION D-CIassIfied Advcrlls- Ing. SECTION Clinic, Fashions, society news, chat- ter columns. SECTION F-Women'i activities, club news, weddings and en- gagements. SECTION (arden and real estate section, home ot Iht week, building news. SECTION H-Eipresi Magailne: Dr. Alvarez, Ray, Teen- age Mall, Notes on Records, books. Three Mlatties a Day, SUmp column, You Write the Gag, Earl Wllrtn, Shellak Gra- ham, Cross Word pusile. ALSO THIS WEEK Nguyen Quoc Dinh, the Vietnamese foreign minister met with Ki-ench >'oreign Min- ister Georges Bidault Saturday S. deletion indicated concur ions had been in the no reached. The communique said a reply to an earlier American note handed over by Molotov at the first meeting wilh Dulles Miller upset incumbents A. G. will be studied further Washington. in night. They were believed to have discussed the delicate diplomatic problem of seating Viet N.iin representatives at the same table will) spokes- men for the Communist-led Vietminh regime. Bao Dla, Vietnamese chief of state, has insisted that any formula for calling or. accom- plishing the peace parley which gives national recognition to his Vietminh enemies will be rejected. He has agreed In Antonio area Saturday. The vote ran from "extreme- ly light" in the thickly popu- lated San Antonio Independent School District and San An- tonio College Board- to the "heaviest ever" in the hollo' contested balloting in the South San Antonio Independ- ent District where the upset Vickery and T. (iiry While in tbe South San Antonio Di.s- of M! tricl. the San jn tne college board ngi ecu 1 II principal to meeting with the J" Sr-> t See TALKS, Page 9A HKSUI.TS OK Till-; contests in the Norlh Side Rural High with two out of three candi- dates to be elected, .Mrs. 0. M. Whit tier lost out to incumltenl J. N. Fletcher and M. t'. (ion- The highest vote was the received hy Cons: ales. There were 51 absentee ballots. CUXRKXCB C A JJ n I trying to unseat one of (he two incumbents in the San An- tonio Independent District, fell way below the more than voto.s which both Incumbents School District were still not garnered. There were 32 all- tabulated nt a late hour. Theisentee ballots cast in this race. balloting close, was reported to be This district also held up the final tabulation on the Count} Board of Education Trustees But neither of the two incum bents were opposed. They are C. 0. Rarley, Pet. 1, and Pat! Will- more than voles each, Lewis Grimes anti Kreci A Lady Called for Help A LADY CAIJLED FOR HELP, and San An- ;tonlo News Glamor Clinic experts respond. a portrait painter, was desperate about her appearance. She asked to become the Glamor Clinic candidate. She said, in her letter, that her faulls nearly drove her to suicide. "I do so desperately want lo be.n candidate In your Clamor Julie's loiter began JULIE'S WISH WAS GRANTED. She be- came Sun Antonio News' third candidate. For the opening installment of her trans- formation refltl "Remodeling of Julie" In the Women's Section of this Issue. The. County Hoard of Trus-, tees will canvass the results of the San Antonio Independent District and San Antonio Col- lege Hoard balloting at a.m. Wednesday. Ballots in tne other districts will be formally canvassed by the County Commissioners Court, probably on Wednesday, officials reported. Complete but unofficial re- turns showed: SOUTH SAX AXTOXIO Elected: f.ewis Grimes, 20-1; and Fred Miller, 203. Other candi dates: T. Guy White, Incum bent, 175; A. O. Vickery, in IGft; and NorrU Hen ley, 23. Voting was "heaviest yet." KinnY COMMON' DIST. .ID- Elected: Mrs. Irene Rlttlman Other c a n il I d a l o: Hoy 0 Brooks, 21. Voting ran "very high." Barrera, Incumbent, 248; K Sea ELECTION, I A Mickey's Pal Collins Mickey Finn's never-fail- ing friend is Tom Collins. They served in the Navy dur- ing the war and now they're working together on the po- lice force. Tom, his wife, Flossie, ami little Tom, Jr., are living wilh the Finn family. Read about (his interesting family group in MICKEY FINN which appears daily begin- ning Monday in Hallettsville Picks Duchess for Pageant HAIA.KTTSVILLE, Miss Patricia Trcptow, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. OKLAHOMA CITY mammoth storm jolted Okla- homa from noon until mid- night Saturday with tornadoes slamming into 18 towns leav- [ing two dead and at least 48 injured and an uncounted iimount of projierty damage. Kight deallis in Mississippi were attributed to storms and heavy rains, including five in a headon collision. Heaviest was at Xatchcx, Miss., where 10 inches of rain battered the famous show piace. A major section of the state from tlie southwest to the northeast Saturdaynight re-" maiuud under an alert. WOHST DESTRUCTION OC- curetl at Meeker, 30 miles east of here, where first reports said1 the town was "nearly wiped out." Luckily, residents there were forewarned and ducked into storm cellars. Still, were Injured when twin, funnels destroyed from 25 to 311 homes, badly damaged the high school and ripped open several business buildings. Nine persons were injured when tlie twi.ster left Meeker, hometown of famed pitcher Carl Hubbel, cut across fields and caught up wilh a transcon- tiiuMital bus on lj. S. and hurled it 100 yards off the road. The heavy vehicle over- turned ia the mud and pinned several of the 25 passengers Inside for p tinib. Other casualties were two dead and three inj'ired at (iramlficlcl and three hurt at Tlpton in southwestern Okla- homa. Four were injured at Pawnee in central Oklahoma, one at 'Welumka. A woman and diihl could not immediate- ly be accounted for when a tornado damaged their home at Warwick, HO miles north- cast of here. OTHER TOWXS AXI) com- munities hit by twisters were Snyder, Dale, Paw- nee, Sasakwa, Coalgate, War- wick, Wellsion, an area near 'sons since it was'learned: City, near Tulsa, Rand- Saturday, llctt, Wetumka, near McAlestcr, Consumer Markets, drove ami Sparks, market data wmrcclKxik, of Illc damage was iporls that in IDX', c-siimatcs cither on tlu> outskirts of the put the local population ;uj towns or in nearby rural areas. San Antonio nowj Killed were Hill Schearrler, claims persons living: about 30, and a woman irlenti- M2.0IO households. Mrs. J. W. Kubottc.'ii, I TJIH SO.l'KCUHOOK is 80- by iiaiioiial advertisers a n d and Mrs. Max Schearr- mamifacturers in reportedly Hill Schearrlor's market sixo, market mother, were in a truck trying jand salrs experience. STOnMS. DA on May 1 by Standard fc Data information! was released in advance to Sail; QUnwprc FynprfpH jAntonio Kxprcss and Xcws. j JnOWerS LXpeCrCU sninvolxxik also reports' _ ;ihal San Antonio merclianls1 pOT jOmG ArGQS currently do an annuiil retail; sales business that amounts to: Coiiiiiiucd warm weather Is million more than its forecast from here to the Rio total. O ramie Valley with widely seat- In 1051, retail sales in this tercel tliundershovvcrs in prospect city amounted to San Antonio -Sunday. City merchants now enjoy a! Winds in this area will be mod- new sales high of fl'esl1 southerly. This current total means' South Texas may expect a high that the average local house- ot M ''cwces. Temporalure.i will hold has a .'Ctail salp.s average of the mid-OOs in of This ranks above Hie lhc. Vnllc-v- national average of only No ral" ,is South hnncnlwilrf (llf> Report Shows Hike (n Population San Antonio's population has increased by almost 7R.OOO per- per household. Till-; SOt'KCIcnoOK also re- port.; that the average .San An- tonio household has a net in- Treptow, has been taxes.' duchess of Hallettsville to the A breakdown ot local income Shiner May JYst Sunday. is also included. This Is made on the basis of con- sumer units. A consumer unit Is any family or Individual not i living with relatives. ,1'l already, registered from this! Sail Antonio lias such district, will be prescnlcd in units. Of lliesc, have In- Duke, as will IKS W. Lloyd Those young people, wilh the the pageant of "Music and Song" (he quern's corona- tion. Ceremonies will held In the Legion Kail at S p.m. comes alrove Sb.OOO; have incomes between and have incomes be- tween and illoy. S. A. TEMPEKATURES 5 a.m.......75 J p.m..... 6 a.m.......75 7 a.m.......75 8 a.m.......75 9 10 s.m.......78 8 11 a.m.......81 s p.m.... 12 noon......82 10 p.m.... 1 p.m.......8-1 11 p.m 2 p.m.......87 12 midt... 89 4 p.m.......88 5 p.m.......8S p.m.......87 7 p.m.......84 .83 .7J .77 .71 Today's Chuckle time lo begin forming char- acter K child U the day 111 born.   

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