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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - September 13, 1954, San Antonio, Texas HIDE-SEEK SUN KAN ANTONIO ANli VICINITY: Ctear to partly cloudy, with Increased temperalnres. Gentle to Moderate woslly easterly winds. Low In mid high In mid 90s; SUB rises (orrfci.i u.s. in II II >.n... h 4 I J'JI" 4 p.m. a p.m... K g ,j 51 M H j vln best of T scries, 4-1.) AJIKIUCAX IjftAGUE Cleveland 4-3, New York 1-2. Chicago 5-7, Boston .T-8, Washington. 0-3. Baltimore 4-1, Philadelphia 3-5. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 4, New York 3. Brooklyn 4-1, Chicago 2-3. Philadelphia M, Milwaukee 2-2. Cincinnati 11-13, Pittsburgh 5-2. time, since neighbors are complaining of the racket made by the pulley when dirt and water are hauled out. Move of Industry To Corpus Brings Big Water Hunt By CLARENCE J. LaKOCHE Staff Writer Corpus Christi's historic search for water began some 27 years ago with the completion of the deep water port and the prospect that the city would expand in the year; ahead. This early search for water reserves Is noted on'Oct. 31, 3927, when Corpus Cliristi secured Permit 033 from the State Board of Water Engineers to appropriate and divert water for its use. THAT SAME ypar, Corpus Christ! moved to impound waters from the Nueccs River with the construction of a dam at Mathis. Tills dam, com'plcted in 1929, formed Lake Corpiis Chrlsti, which, loday, still is tha city's major water Impoundment. Original capacity of Lake Ma- tlils was feet, accord- ing to John Cunningham, water co-ordinator for Corpus Chri.sti who lias been at liis Host since 1917. Today, the lake has silted up to the extent that 35 per cent of this original capacity has been lost. Meanwhile, as the years rolled on from 1027, the vast oil and' gas deposits found in the Corpus Cliristi area in the mid-1930s launched the city's sensational growth. The de- mand for water rose sharply as new industries began locating In the area. The dam at Malhis broke In November, 1MO; and it was five years before the rebuilding was completed. Happily, the dam r was rebuilt just before the great oil and gas fields were brought in. IX a movement began for the formation of a. water conservation district. This po- litical subdivision, when for- mally established by the 44th Legislature In 1035, came to be known as Nueccs Rivet Conservation and Keclamatlon District. A vast, far-flung district, this political subdivision includes square miles. .Its board is composed of 21 members, representatives from N" u c c c s watershed areas and communi- ties. Major tasks currently un- dertaken by the board involve a detailed study of the water Sec WATER, Page 2A U.S. Forces Can Stop Conquest, Reporters Told tary of State Dulles con- ferred with President Eisen- hower Sunday and declared afterward he is convinced the Chinese Communists cquld not possibly conquer Formosa against "such op-. position" as the United: States would throw up. I Dulles added that he doubted that the Chinese Communists have any plans for immediately invading Formosa. He told re- porters that the present mili- tary dispositions of the Red Chinese forces did not suggest that the Communists have any plans to invade the Nationalist sland in the near future. Dulles, who had a private con- erence with Eisenhower at the Summer White House shortly after arriving from the Communlst- roubled East, was pressed at a news conference as to whether his government consklers Ameri- can defense of the Chinese N'a- ionalist Island of Quemoy, near the mainland, as essential to de- fense of Nationalist Formosa. "THE DEFENSE of Quemoy is primarily related to the defense of Formosa and It is Wing con- sidered and studied in that he secretary replied. But he repeatedly declined lo say whether the U.S. Seventh Fleet under orders to protect Formosa from the Chinese Reds las been given instructions to de- :end Quemoy too. Quemoy hus been unttor ahellfire Miss America Says New Look 'Saved' Her Hoover tall, she's tanned, and she says tlie new Dior "flat" look "came just in time lo save me." Lee Ann Merhvether, year-old almond-eyed beauty had breakfast with newsmen Sunday on the first morning of her reign as Miss America 1955. THK SAX Francisco College coed was crowned the nation's new beauty at the climax of the Miss America pageant here Saturday night. A warm, friendly brunette with sparkling blue-green ryes, I.ee admitted she was not the chesty Marilyn Monros type. Lee's bust measures 3-1 Vi inches. "1 .think Dior came just in I time to save she said. Lee was modest about her figure. But the Miss America judges thought she was a knockout in a swim suit. Her waist measures 22 inches and her hips :15. She is 5 feet 8V4 inches tall and weighs 121. Area's Weather To Remain Same Little change in the weather Is forecast for South Texas Monday with the exception of a few more clouds. Temperatures are again ex- pected to range from the mid 70s to the mid OOs In the vicin- ity of San Antonio and 70 to 08 farther sauth, during the last from the Communists and two American Army officials have been killed. In response to other questions, Dulles said il Is up to the heads of die U.S. military forces to decide whether Quemoy should be defended by the Seventh Fleet in connection ivlili American prolcts tlon of Formosa, the island bas- tion of the Chinese Nationalists. DULLES ARRIVED in Denver from the Far East shortly after oilier members of the National Security Council flew in from Washington for an extraordinary meeting of that top policy making unit. Dulles and Eisetihoiver hur- ried to that session after secretary had reported privately to the President on (lie new eight- nation pact against Communist aggression in Southeast Asia, signed at Manila last week. Dulles also filled the president in on his talks with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek on Formosa on his way back to the United States. Shortly before conferring with Dlllles- llle PreMilcm met with CWef j K ,r Ally. Urownell on best to use the new home front aiiti- Communlst weaixms pro- cd by the 83rd Congress. After (he ses.sijn, Brownell and a news conference that the aim of the Eisenhower administration is to "utterly des- troy (lie Communist parly" ami 115 activities in the United States. AT THAT news conference, Brownell and Hoover also: 1. Announced there already haj See niiLLES, Page 2A ELEVEN HUNGRY meuriii find faction in tht meal their owner, Jerry Wild, 739 McDougal, hat put out for them while the mother of the three- weeks old brood lift calmly by. She ii Miuianne, rejiitered German ihepherd. Today's Quote Air Force Sccrciaiy Tnlliott !i a television program Sun- in which he was answer- ing questions on U.S. air de- fense said: U.S. Air Force in the Far East has tlie power to defend t" o r- niosa with air power that is _ available Talbolt not on Formo- sa, but Formosa is not far from our bas'ion on Okinawa." Today's Chuckle Desk: drawers. A waslcbaskel wltli TURN THE PAGES TO: ..............3R Comics....................IB David 4tV Kdltoi-inls.................i.V In South Trvas............-IA On KadlORncI TV..........4A Kmllo, TV.................5B Goes (o Church IIK' Society................IB, 7B Want Art............zc U tC
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