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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1954, Abilene, Texas FAIR, WARMER "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFEND TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT V VOL. LXXIV, NO. 177 (AT) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY HORNING, DEC. PACKS PRICE DAILY Se, SUNDAY1M Ike Gets New Demo Support fj JACK BELL WASHINGTON, Dec. II President Eisenhower likely to get nearly solid Demo- cratic backing for his present for- eign policy course but can expect battle in the opposition-controlled Mth Congress over power, tax farm and some other domestic is- sues.. With his own party split over the handling of international prob- Lueders Gets 3-Inch Snow; Trace Here Skies cleared over the Key City area Sunday after a weekend cold front delivered the season's first snow three inches at Lue- ders and a trace at Abilene. Falling here between and Sunday morning, the light large flakes melted as they came down. But at Lueders, where the three inches fell before Z a.m., there was still a little snow on the ground Sunday night. The cold front which blew over northern Texas during the week- end was reaching into Soulh Tex- as Sunday night. It brought raini up to two inches in the Abilene area Saturday. AbUene's light snowfall added only a trace of moisture to the .02 of an inch o( rain that was officially recorded Luedtrs received .45 of an Inu of mois- ture Saturday night bringing the weekend precipitation total there to 1.58. Anton tod Seymour got two-inch rains Saturday. Rainfall wai light- at a number at ether towns. in Abilene were expected to drop below freezing lUGday night to 21 gradual be- gan. A forecaster at tne weather bu- reau said winds were to shift tram UM west to the south after midnight Sunday, curbing any tremely cold temperatures. lenu, Eisenhower picked up strong support for his foreign policies to- day from Sen. Sparkman of Ala- jama, the 1952 Democratic. vice residential nominee. Sparkman, a member of the Sen- ale Foreign Relations Committee, aid that after a bad start climax- ed by "the disastrous Geneva con- he believes Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles have 'regained the initiative" with the ielp of Britain's decision to keep ts troops on the European contin- ent. "That decision by Great Britain, agreeing to keep its military power n the continent for years to come, lulled the West out of the Sparkman said. "Since then, the 'resident and Dulles have kept the United Stales in a responsible lead- ership position. "ff they continue that, they will ind the Democrats in Congress willing to shoulder their fair share of the burden." Sparkman's remarks presented sharp contrast to recent com- plaints by Sen. Knowland of Cal- fornia, the GOP floor leader, that he administration has not been acting strongly enough against communism in either Europe or Asia. Knowland has called for the sev- ering of diplomatic relations with Russia and a naval blockade of ?ed China, neither of which the President has indicated he is will- ing to undertake at this lime. The GOP leader said yesterday :hat these and other differences among Republicans have been ''overemphasized and exaggerat- ed." Knowland told reporters he believes Democrats will give "sub- stantial support" to the President Set IKE. Pg. 1-A, CwL t 10 Small Girls Killed in Crush MIRANDA DE EBRO, Spain Dec. 11 girls, aged 8 to It, died in a stampede today when of children rushed down cellar steps to get the best seats at a theater performance. Jesus Posada Camacho, civi governor ai Burgos, said all 10 died of and about 30 others had to treated for bruises. He attributed the tragedy to delay in the arrival of rescuers About 100 children were waiting to attend the performance, organ bed by the city hi connection will the Christmas holidays. When the doors were opened the children rushed down the steps, and severa o! the foremost stumbled and were trampled upon by those behind. orts HE ORDERED THREE BOXESr-Chuck O'Hara Ann Arbor, Mich., high school senior, took orders for three boxes oC Christinas gift wrapping paper in a senior class project to raise money for_a spring trip. But somehow he got 111 boxes, which his schoolmates are now helping him sell. The teacher, Albert Gallup, helps hold up the order. Final Senate Vote Complete results of Saturday's special election, in which Rep. David W. Ratliff of Stamford led six other candidates U a race for UM 24th District senatorial seat, are due Monday. Returns from the few small in the IS county district still unreported were not available Sunday, bat most of the votes bad already been counted in unof- Bcial totals. RatliH held a 771 vote margin over his nearest opponent. Pat Bullock of Colorado City. Other candidates in the running in the order that they placed were: Rep. Truett Latimer and Dan T. Sorrells, both of Abilene, Jus- ton M. Morrow of Rotan, Robert F. Wasson of Snyder and Cecil A. Lotief of Rotan. Six counties had reported com- plete unofficial returns Borden, ana, Howard, Mitchell, Nolan and Stonewall. This leaves a few otes out in Dickens, Fisher, fines, Kent, Scurry, Shackleford and Taylor Counties. Taylor County Judge Reed In- alsbe has been named certifying udge for the election by Sec- Jangling Phone Due For Santa (nee Joe) WEST LEBANON, N.H., Dee. 11 now until Christmas Eve, Joseph Schanbier'i telephone may be one of the busiest ia the nation. Any night from I untB t p.m., when any youngster in any part of the country picks up a telephone and says, "I want to talk to Santa Clans at West Lebanon, the operator will connect him with Schanbier, providing the parents the toll charge. SOCIALITE KILLED Barefoot Intruder Sought in Slaying BRINKLEY, Ark., Dec. U Soclally prominent Milton Fuller, B, wax fatally in her bed with a piece of stove wood early today and a of several hundred prepared for an all-nlrnt xearch for a tan khaki-dad man wearing only shoe. The fearch for slayer can- tered early this afternoon around the community of Zent, Ark., aev- tn miles north of this cotton coun- try town of about people. Stale and city police and ther- Hfx deputies, along with Brink- ley National Guard unit, off duty fireman and volunteer! 'plodded through a drizzling rain in 3( de- gree weather to comb the flatland area. Polict tald Mrs. Fuller at- tacked ax her two small children, Mary a, tat Kathy, It slept fay a atarby bed- Bukk Agncy la found about n feet be house. State police said theh- flnt scriptloa of the wanted maa wax furnished by two newsboys who law him hi the vicinity. An uniden- tified Negro womaa, who said she taw a man running and looking k his shoulder and about UM estimated tune of the slaying. substantiated UM description, po- lice added. The Puller family physician. Dr. W. L. Walker, reported Mn. Fuller had not been raped. roller told police that he found nil wife about 7 a.m., attracted to bedroom by the thud of her falling from the bed. A light sleep- er, be bad awakened about a.m., he said, gone to Iowa for a cop coffet and ttw morning ptpen, and bad fallen asleep while reading ttaa IB UM Urine roam Mn. ratter tww.bMn teUr hi BrhricWy Hospital. Brtnklrf PoBce CWaf Frank B aVnoa bring held la tha dty Jaft. State police aald, however, that aa initial pickup order for a Negro had changed to Identify UM Beginning tomorrow this will be he sixth consecutive year that Schanbter has played the role of 51. Nick for the little tots. He started imitating Santa over ne telephone when the nearby White River Junction, Vt., VFW decided every child should lave an opportunity to phone re- quests directly to Kris Kringle. The post initiated the program. Schanbier, who has just the you'd expect Santa to have, and ever since he and lis wife, Frances, M, have been 'Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus." first year 18 tots called the 37-year-old Schanbier. The next year the calls wen in the hun- dreds. Last year calls were received from all parta of country. This year Schanbier believes the volume may IN doubled. The tele- >bone company has installed a special switchboard and local oper- ators have been Instructed to chan- nel all phone calls for Santa to Schanbier. Some of this year's calk wiQ M repeaters and Santa ready lor them. has catalogued any sad habits parents told him about in previous calls, and many tots will receive admonishments before they make their pleat to UM jolly gentleman. Others ban bees model young alera, aid Santa to con- gratulate them. they've Men good because their folks have written to advist him of then- excellent behavior. Schanbier, a S foot US-pound publications clerk at UM Whit. River Junction Veterans Admin- istration, a variety alae tome ut- viUtieos. (till about tte tet fa police pfcktp wMcrfced approximately tan, wear- lag a khaki overcoat and oily Midway Uttto mit" bear" a ray gua. Yaaagaten calling VtiiaJNar UM Narth Santa's cheery retedter tinkle, a mu- ck box piayi, and a Uw-year-old ptals. b badwwwd Santa's kur Maltex, Igo' retary of State. Wm Leave Letter Judge bigalsbe will leavt Tues- day morning for the county judges and commissioners' convention Houston, but he has prepared certifying letter to leave with he county clerk, Mrs. Chester Hutcheson. When the results from the U Bounties outside of Taylor County! are received, she will mail the certification to Austin. The unofficial vote count for each candidate Sunday was aa fol- ows: David W. Ralllff S.ISS; Pat Bui- ock Truett Latimer )an iT. Sorrells Juston M. Morrow 1..2M; Robert F. Wasson 731; and Cecil A. Lotief 680. Taylw Vvte Ctose Voting in Taylor County center- ed on the dose race between Lit- raer and Sorrells. Sorrells, Abi- ene attorney, came within 48 votes of matching the mark of Latimer, who was recently elect to bis second term in state House of Representatives. The special election was called by Gov. Allan Shivers to fill the vacancy left by the death of Har- ley Sadler of Abilene. Latimer succeeded Sadler as representa- tive when Sadler moved into UM Senate in Ratliff led in 'Dickens, Jones, Kent, Shackelford and Stonewall Counties, while Bullock, former state senator, took the most votes in Gana, Howard, Mitchell and Nolan. Running fifth. Morrow, immed- iate put president of the VTW, a good (bowing hi county of Fisher. received man than U> votet more (ban Lotief, Rotan mayor and former member et ttete HOUM of Independenb To Seek Aid From Solons FORT WORTH, Dec. It Ul _ Naders of six oil and gas associat- ions decided today to establish a ;eneral committee to fight for leg- elation to reduce oil imports. Method to be pursued was left to a protest meeting of Texas pro- ducers here tomorrow. The presidents of the associations meeting today are: W. M. Vaughey, Jackson Miss., Independent Petro- eum Assn.; Jack Woodward, Bal- as, Texas Independent Producers fc Royalty Owners Assn.; D. C. Norwood, Wichita Falls, North Tex- as Oil t Gas Assn.; Lawrence Hagy, Amarillo, Panhandle Pro- ducers Royalty Owners Assn.; and E. J. McCurdy Jr., Fort Worth, East Texas Oil Assn. Abilene Precent J. C. Hunter Jr., Abilene, im- mediate past president, represent- ed the West Central Texas Oil Gas Assn. in the absence of P. W. Pitzer Jr., Breckenridge, president who will be on hand tomorrow. While it was agreed at today's meeting that legislative relief necessary to enable the independ- ent producer to compete in the do- mestic markets with foreign oil complete accord was lacking as to the proper route! However, all expressed the opin- ion unity is necessary if there is to be any hope of success in Con- gress. It was because of this real ization that the final, decision was left to the protest meeting. _ committee. A steering committee was appointed composed of the presidents of the six associations The steering committee will be ex- panded to include presidents of all independent oil producin) groups. Several DM The steering group will establish the general committee whose membership will be from through- out the industry. Subcommittees will be named to cocrdiijte all ap- proaches to the problem, down to the grass roots level. Members of the steering commit- tee on hand today were empower- ed to draft an agenda for presenta- tion to the producers. This agenda is expected to in- clude the various approaches to the problem and possibly a recommen- dation from the steering commit- tee. TffWEATHBt V.S. MCrAKTKSXT OF WKATBXft BO ABILENE ANT) VICINITY Fak- warmer lacrtaatat nuk wMa Mcxi- day. tola airtl. lacreaa- tag doudJftMa, wteoy and mod Tuesday Blffc Moodar SI Low altht Bilk TtutdJUr la Mi. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Talr a litUa wanner Monday. TiiMriiy partly doodr and a littla warmer. WEST TEXAS Moadar (air: at Panhandle aafl Sooth narUy ctondv and TEXF SUNDAY AJi. ft M ____ rr a M n M 3ft HKk bw fee M ai aad H. tow laaaa cat n. Sinart attM a.m. wa.i.i t day Xainl laaMa JJJ BarowMlar nadiM at IMIaUn M at. Ink. CHURCH trio is shown looking over the Methodist Church being built in Bailinger. The names of the three are engraved on the cornerstone which was laid Sunday. Left to right they are Bishop William C. Martin, Church Pastor S. Reynolds, and District Superintendent H. U Loyd. (Staff Cornerstone Placed for 5th Bailinger Methodist Church By JM EATON Writer ISO braved a strong north wind here Sunday aft- the cornerstone new Methodist ernoon to placed in Church. The all modern the structure is being built in northwest Bellinger. B is a gin of Mrs'. J. Fv Carrie Coke County. They donated t 000 to construct the church as memorial to the late Mr. and Mrs. 6: G. Odom, prominent ranch peo- ple. Both Mrs. Carrie and Mrs. Wri- Car Crashes Fronl of Store For Second Time in One Year For- the second time, in little over a year, a car crashed into the B B Parkway Food Store at Mockingbird Lane and South First St. Sunday morning, caving a front wan and causing an undetermined amount of damage. Goerge Holetcn, 1742 South Eighth St., told police his car rammed the store baiiding after brakes failed. The accident hap- pened about 9 a.m. The store was opes for business. Thurston W. Owen, store man- ager, said M to tt feet of the concrete tile and plate glass front were broken in. No estimate of damage to the building and mer- chandise had been made by Sun- day afternoon, be said. On the morning of Dec. IKS, a car crashed into the store build- ing in almost the same place, in- juring three people. N. T. Harriett, Ice Station, Hickory St. told police M aoda Controls Lifted VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 11 Ul RnMian troops tonight lifted COR- trols which they had thfe morning OB tracks and passen- ger cars entering or leaving the Soviet et Austria. water and three old tires tad been stolen front that address Saturday night. Pete Hernandez said had entered a building used by the Catholic Church, at Cotton- waod St., to store old dothei. A lamp and a few old dothes were believed to have been taken. Mrs. S. E. Rowe, 1SK Univer- sity Blvd., said sometime during the past two weeks two sheets, four pillow cases and two or three towels had been taken from a basket ia a garage at that ad- dress. Bennfe Kidd, Old Anson Rd., said a metal two wheel trailer frame had been takea from UM Khn St SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS hi Rotan, Morrow got of OS votes cast. All boxes in Fisher County had reported except Gan- non and Adalr, with about II to n possible. On a Mparate baBot, CountiaM voted bJr- mg a IrHh IT a it Hawwy, UM CMB! stood at m Urtac and -m agabwt BIO County agent, uM MTM raocbw and farms had had lowei. ol tmall livestock aed pouhry. Creat- ed. for trapper b hi ma fa eut (wt d UM amty ml ta UN Chief Anxiously Awaits Chinese Decision on Parley UNITED NATIONS, NT., tx WI-U.N. spent today is waiting for aa answer from Red China on Secretary Gen- eral Hammarskjold'i request for a meeting In Pepiag after Dec. X to dbcuw AnrwricaB mOttary At 11 mark of misctoa given by UM U-N. at Kataw agree- ment ai declining te return AHwd military pilaouen. Assembly asked Hamroarsk joW to do what couM te get them released. HammarskjoM tent lux cable- graip. late Friday, in effect asking Pwtotag whathar woakd ba allowed "to to ptead U JJ. panoaaDy wtth Ckak Satarday aifht, M aaan aft- ar tt an Wttheat _ rnntetiax, HanmankjaU Cboa felt a special ratpoaaibUity 'bi caat aad Urn to art date tar mwtiog U agraai te M haai take UM gutter imaiattj aba bfated tkat wkex- i aa. mdia te gat a er fnm would not Ham skjoJd'4 nephew, Pedar Hammar- skjoW, Swedish in Paiping. ladia baa m ante dortrjera. akJohTs bid weoM aaccMd aad tkat be might wta tha aim. are daughter, af the late ate Mrs. Wyue could attend the cera- mony because of illness. A graad- of Mrs Wyue, Caada KA- ardc, and hut wda tram' Bnote, were present The church win occupy a solid city block oa land donated by Carrie and the Wylies. Church are to furnish tha church, and to do the landscaping and paving. This is estimated ta cost another A full day's program held Sunday. Bishop William C. Mar- in, Dallas, ipoke in the pretest church. His semwB topic was Church." Fartk Wvrk Bcdiop Martin told the anrtknca t believes in the church becauaa of Christ lite service, church does now what Christ dal when was said the Wsfr- "Tha real test of me M o what degree it is carrying forth the work of he said. He told the group that graat things come out of a great beiiet "I believe in the church of the history God has given it." said Bishop Martin. He iUa questioa: "Are yon. 'giving best you can give." Also oa the program wen tiki presidenta af two Methodist eges. They were Dr. Harold C. Cooke MeMurry and Dr. William C. Finch of Sooth- ecten University at Georgetowai Sbmag B4 Placed behind, a strong box. The Rev. S. Wayne Reynolds, church pastor, said box contained a Bible, a hymnaS, an old com- munion glass, a' history ttia church, and a list of officiate and building Following the laying of thi nerstone, a reception wax haU for Bishop Martin. A pageant beid at S win make the fifth Metho- dist Church to have been built ip BaUmger. All the previous church- as, except UM one presently behv wen replaced. Metha- dixte held their firxt Hrvicci ia What disposition win at church group anr aatej aot The church ix to completed by aext Eaater. Ground breaking wax held May M. BO! Warner Saa Angeto, a member af coutruetwn flm. Waraar Conxtruction eaatract. He aad family wara pnaaat ftaalay. Baaaatt aaal teadaa, tha arcMataav baMtaa fc CUatea atak K DffWK., X WM W WftntWt ;