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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 13, 1954, Abilene, Texas CLOUDY, COLDERWift Mme toorter -JBtetuii    MORNING VOL. LXXIII, No. 2UAaaoeiatêd Prêts ( AP}"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIErJDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" — Byron^ABlLENErTEX^WEDNE^DXvliORN^^    PAGES    IN    TWO    SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOt ATTEMPTED ARSON?—W. A. Stephenson points to the hole in a rest room wall at the University Baptist Church where an attempt was made to set the church building afire by igniting paper stuffed in the hole. The hole was made in the wall by repeatedly banging a door knob against it. (Staff Photo) 3 Attempts to Burn Baptist Church Here Reported Dulles Rejects Power Division With Soviets Secretary Says No 'Conspiracy' Plan .\i lt*ast two—and possibly three — attempts have been made in the past two months to set fire to the University Baptist Church at 2190 Beech St. Worried church members, who become alarmed Tuesday night on the di.scovery of a possible third attempt to burn the building, called in fire and police department officials here to get their coun.sel. Two of the attempts at setting the building atire were discovertHl a'>out two months ago. The first arson attempt was alKtve a door in a hole that had formerly been fillwl by part of the church building’s plumbing. The would - J)c pyromaniac had sui ted paper in the hole nited it. said he searched extensively the day he smelled the smoke, but did not find where the attempted fire-setting took place until ’’three or four days” later. Fire Marshall Len Blackwood said after his investigation that attempted burnings "had definitely set” by someone. They could not have been accidents, he said. The third smoked and charred He said church members and officials had not been overly alarmed until dlscovcr.v of the third attempt Tuesday night. He said extreme caution would be exercised in the future to prevent another attempt at setting the building afire. City Police Det. Lt, George Sutton said Tuesday night police here would increase their usual xvatch place was found Tuesday night in !    building. the corner o< a Sunday School room in the acSrthwest comer oi the building. It was on the Dr&t j floor, also.    i Finding of the third burned i place, which the fire aiarshall said may have lieen caused by a plumb-er'i blowtorch, instigated a group and Ig-! of church men, headed by W. A. Stephenson, deacon, to call in fire The second attempt, discovered and police investigators. ‘ three or four days ’ alter the |    attempts were believetl set fir>t. was in a rest room, also on i by * "prankster.” and appeared the first floor of the b"j!ding.    •    be more of a childish act than Blackwood was assisted in his investigation Tuesday night by Fire Department Capt. Hughes. Korean Talks Revive Today Avalanche Kills 198 In Austria VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 12 Man-killing avalanches Ihpndering : down the Alpine slopes left a toll of 198 pensons dead or mis.sing to- j night in three nations.    I Austrian government officia's feared many more were trapped by the moving masses of snow, ice and boulders in the high Alps. j Thousands of tourists were stranded in ski resorts and an un-! told number of villages were cut ! I off with dwindling food reserves, i Austria concentrated on a great J rescue mission involving hundreds I of American, French and British soldiers. Hardest hit was the Austrian village of Blons, where it was esti- i : mated 55 of the 385 inhabitants were missing after two massive j ' snow’ slides swept 23 houses into the Lutz River. Slides Onto Highway .Vvalanches in 12 places cut the j Brenner Pass leading through the j .Mps from Italy to Austria. Ofti-cials said tons of snow, trees, and rocks slid into the highway and it j I would be blocked for another 24 : i hoars. The 36-hour toll in Austria wa§ , , 51 persons dead and 121 missing, i ; and 137 were knowm to have been | I rescued. Many predicted the dlf- j I aster would be the worst in .\u- | stria’s history, surpassing a simi- ; i lar catastrophe three years ago ! which took 124 lives. Switzerland counted 18 dead, four ralssing, 12 injured seriously and more ¿tan 100 homeless. German ^jwacue squads, working in the third day of a snowstorm which showed tvo signs of letting up. found four dead in the path of NEW YORK, Jan. 12 {¡P)—Secretary of State Dulles, speaking two weeks before the opening of the Berlin Big Four conference, tonight rejected any deal for a “division of world power” with the Soviet Union. In a speech prepared for the Council on Foreign Relations, Dulles said this country is negotiating only “to advance the cause of human welfare.” He said it will not join any “conspiracy against freedom” to gain an illusion of security by dividing the world “with those who suppress freedom.” Many diplomats believe the:    ' major aim of Soviet diplomacy; now is to win acceptance byj the Western powers of a vast < Communist sphere in Eastern | Europe and other areas. LOOKS LIKE COTTON—Toting an armful of miniature cotton bales, the 1954 Maid of Cotton has bales of fun in a Central Park snowdrift in New York. Beverly Pack, the 20-year-old miss from El Paso, won her title at Memphis last week. Her visit to New York coincided with New York’s worst snowstorm in five years. (AP Wirephoto) Reuther 'Witness' Arrest-Due Soon Here, a copy of a Baptist mag-anno was , stutfed in a hole knocked in the w all by a door knob and set afire. The second attempt was discovered by the building eustotlian three days after he had smelled the MTioke. The custodian, t O Hegeon. By WILLIAM C. BARNARD the work of a professional arsonist.” Blackwood said. Wayne E\ans, education director i row will attempt to revive the proof the church and the person who discovere<l the first attempt to set the building afire, had two weeks DETROIT. Jan. 12 Donald Ritchie, fugitive *‘k«y witness” in the Reuther shooting case, has been traced to Toronto, whei-e his capture is expected soon, the Detroit Free Press said tonight. Ritchie was reported to have called police in Kitchener. Ont.. with an offer to .surrender if the police would release his common- ago taught a Sunday Scoo! clas.s in the room where the third fire had taken place. He said Tuesday night he could not remember having seen the charred place in the ceiling, nor the burned corner of a w indow facing while he w as teaching the class. Stephenson, an as.sistant profes- ! slides in the Bavarian Alps. One was a 61-year-old woman killed in her farm house. Thousands of foreign tourists ar' , stranded in snow-bound Austrian SEOUL, Wednesday, Jan. 13 JT'—j ski resorts. Some isc^ated villages Jbiw wife. Betty, w ho had been art’s. and Communist aides tomor-I are running short on food. Hun-jrosted a few hours earlier. ......^ ________ ^    dreds of farmers are being evacu-,----------- ----------- liminary Korean peace    talks,    which    |    aied from    their honles In danger blew up in an explosion    of    angry    |    arca.^. woi-ds a month ago.    ;    Thaw ing    w eather is predicted in ! areas of Austria where up to three' or four feet of new snow’ have: fallen within 24 hours. This may bring a new tragedy. McCarthy Gets Power Boost The U.N. Command agreed yesterday to a Communist suggestion that liaison secretaries meet at Panmunjom. But the Reds said nothing alKsut taking back a charge of "periidy” leveled at the United States. The U.N. representative was in-sliucted to take up the ”{>erfidy” w ashing rox. Jan 12 4'-.Senate Hepublieans agreed today to put Sen. McCarthy > R-Wis on the Sonaip RuIch Committee which, among other duties, parcels out nioney for investigatiou.s. This means a    in    ysower for Mi'Uarthy at a time when some Democ ats aim to trim fund.s for hi> lav estigalions sulKommlttee. The Rules Committee also con-sideis di.sputed Senate elections and any challenges of a senator’s right to sit in Uongres.s. If St'nate Republicans have any lutentions of trying to tone down McUai thy. tmlay’s action doesn't set m to fit into the pattern. The j Rules Committee assignment for | McUi ithy is in addition to those -he now ha.s, on the Appropriations and liovernment Oj>erations Committee-. 'Ihe Wisconsin senator is chairman of oiH*rations. the paiTnt committee to the Investigations suhcommtttee. other's who had been in the Sunday School room w ithout finding an\- | one who could remember its pres- I ence before Tue.sday night.    * Doan Stephenson, who wa.s spokesman for the group calling in investigators Tuesday night. ! said wc ’’thought we had better , do something before someone ' burns the budding out from un- , der us.”    : NEWS INDEX the I’.S envoy, Arthur I>C3n, walked out on the talks Dec 12 he said he would not return until the charge was withdrawn. The liaison officers’ task ¡.s to try to work out conditions and a date for resuming the preliminary talks, which are designed to arrange a time and place for a Korean peace conference. In Washington. pi*ess ofticer Henry IHiydam of the State Department declinevi to lomment when asked if among the U.S. conditions Cisco Votes Gas Merger Widow of Former MCM Instructor Dies at Seymour SEYMOUR, Jan. 13. 'RNS' -Mrs. J. P. Patterson. 82. died en rtsute to Baylor County Hospital about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Her husband, a retired Methodist minister and a former Bible instructor at McMurry College in CISCO. Jan. 12 iR\S‘ — Cisco Abilene, died Jan. 3 at the family citizens \oted overw helmingly ■ home here. Tue.sday for consolidation of its i Airs. Patterson was born .Martha two gas distribution systems. The i .Alabama Wiggins June 20. 1871, in vote was 558 for consolidation, to | Edwardsville. .Ala, She mo\ed to 34 against.    Seymour when a girl. Her father Vs a sidelight, the citizens select-, \^as county commissioner here vvoultl be a retraction of the per- s tribution field. ed Cisco Gas Corp. over the Lone Star Gas Co. by 317 to 241 margin, as the concern which will purchase the other and continue serving Cisco in the natural gas dis- SICTtON > Woitiea'i New* Oil New* SICTION I Sports New* .... Kditorioli ........ Radio Lot* ...... Comic*    .    .    .    .    . Clo**ifiod Ads . Form li Ronch News Motkefs ...    .    .    . Peg* 4 10, 11 Page 2, 3 4 5 6 . 7. t. 9 9, 10 9 fidv charge, ! While the liai.son officers as-j .semble, the Neutral Nations Re-; pation Commission will be meet-■ ing to argue a new and possibly * decisive Indian plan for dispo.slng ' of the explosive prisoner problem, , Voters had defeated in October an election called to authorize the City of Cisco to purchase both Lone Star and Cisco Gas and take over their oj>eration. Officials of the two concern*, along with city officials, had when the Baylor County courthouse was erected. She was married to the Rev. T»atterson Feb. 2. 1899. in Se.vmour. He preached in Corsicana. Cleburne. .Amarillo, Haskell. Spur, Ixvckiiey, Tulia, Stratford, Benjamin and Vera. Mrs. I'attersWh was a semi-invalid many years. Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. The commission voted down yes-. agreed before the election to abide terday Sweden's proposal that the by the will of the voters. 22.000 prisoners who have refused As indicated by the vote Tues-to go home be released Jan. 23. as dav, Cisco Gas Corji. will pur-the U N. Command demands Only : chase assets of Txine Star here at India and Communist Poland and i «n undisclosed price. 2,875 Pay Polls As Deadline Nears Constable George Mitchell In Kitchener stalled Ritchie Tong enough to trace the call to a tavern in Toronto. Detective William .Matthews of the Toronto police told the Free Press his men just missed Ritchie, but that patrons il the tavern positively identified Ritchie from a picture. Ritchie’s wife had told police in Preston, Ont. that he planned to surrender after contacting his attorney. Sgt. Thomas Conaway of the Preston police quoted her as saying that she and Ritchie had headed back to Windsor, Ont.. this morning. She said she traveled by car and he by train. The woman, described by police as Ritchie's common law wife, said she and Ritchie had been in Niagara Falls. Ont.. since they left Chatham. Ont., last Friday. Police declined to disclose how-much the woman had. but add-^ "she wasn’t broke — far from it.” She told police that Ritchie planned to return to Windsor after contacting h i s attorney, Don.ald Morand. Morand was the Windsor attorney who arranged for the pa>-ment of $5.000 in CIO United Auto Workers funds to the woman an hour after RUchie escaped from protective police custody in Detroit. Ritciiie was termed by police as the "key witness to the solution” of the shooting of CIO President Walter Reuther in 1948. His flight from cu.stody wn-wittingly was fin.mced by the $5.-000 Reuther’s own union gave him. The S3-year-old C.nnadian had In hi.s address Dulles also: 1. Reported the Eisenhower administration has made a basic decision to rely upon “massive retaliatory power” for security of the United States and the free world. 2. Said the administration policy will provide more real security at less cost but will not guarantee against all future Communust successes. There may well be setbacks, Dulles said, but the important thing is to make them temporary and “local.” 3. Issued another call for European nations to set up the European De'ense Community, under which French, German and other soldiers would form a united army. Dulles said Communist agents already are looking for ways to fan distru.st between France and Germany into an international fire. Without EDC. he said. European security and future peace are in jeopardy. 4 solving Western troubles with Russia by persisting in policies that promote human freedom, because "there are limits to the power of any rulers indefinitely to suppress the human spirit.” Roviow of Fir$t Yoar Ihilles’ speech was a review of foreign and defense affairs during President Elsenhow’er’s first year in office. He devoted part of it j to tlie policy of depending on I "massive retaliatory’ power” for I defense of the free world. This decision, he said, permits the United States to shape its own conduct for its own purpo.se >. instead of making a «eries of emergency decisions in response to Soviet act*. He related to this basic decision the President’s recent announcement of withdrawal of two ' division.s from Korea and development of a slower paced, longer range program for buildup of European defense. Dulles declared that as a result of the past policy of emergency moves to meet Soviet threats, the Unite«! States and the Allies were carr>’ing tax and financial burdens which “could not be continued for long without grave budgetary, economic and social consequences." Sam# D«cttions Mado “But before military' planning could be changed.” DuUes said, ‘ the President and his advisors, as represented by the National Security Council, had to make some basic policy decisions. ' This has been done. The basic S*« SOVIETS. Pg. 3-A. Col. 1 Rain Likely If Gulf Air Reaches Here The possibility of light rain falling in the Abilene area Wednesday brightened as warm, moist Gulf air moved toward a cold air mass here. The forecast for rain, rather than snow’, was made by the U. S. Weather Bureau at Municipal Airport after freezing temperatures had gripped Abilene steadily since sun-up Tuesday. By 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, when the forecast was made, the mercury was at the 29^egree mark. The weatherman predicted the cloud-covering in the area w'ould prevent any sharp dip of the mercury. The expected low during the night vias expected to be 28 and proba-_    .    .    ,    .    ,    bly    w ill come about sunrise, the Founrt hop. for .v.ntu.Hy re- 1    said. The rain likely will fall if a low pressure area, to the southwest ann mostly in Mexico Tuesday night, throws in moist Gulf air, the weatherman said. A high pressure area was over Abilene. The Gulf air likely will slip in above the high pressure area, TTie possibility of snow’ is remote, since the moisture probably will condense in above-freeezing temperatures, the weatherman said. The high Wednesday w as expected to be 40-45. A 30-degree freeze W’as expected Wednewlay night, to be followed by a Thursday high of 45-50. 2 ACC Exes Told To Leave Italy Two of the six ministers of th# Church of Christ who were reported to have been ordered to leave Italy are former students of Abilene Chri.stlan College. Olan L. Hicks, editor of the Christian Chrou«Ie. which is putdished in Abilene, said Tuesday. They are Carl Hecker. a 1950 graduate of ACC. and Dayl Pittman, a sjiecial student at ACC last year. Pittman’s mother and step-fatlier are Mr. and .Mrs. M. L, Vaughn, 333 Highland Ave. The other four are Carl Mitchell Howard Bybee, Melvin Pow’nall and David Lavender. Wednesday in the First Methodist L .    .    ,    w    j    ^ Church here. The Rev. Rollo Da-I Wtieri the Ta>lor t ounty Tax Collector’s olfiee closed Tue-ulav ■ total of 2.87.5 re^Ulenl.s of the coun'y h-sd quatifl«'d to vote in the coming 1954 elecHon.s by j>a>tng their pdl taxes. This total iiu’buhHl 170 |k>Us that ¡Hon residents weiT paul Ttiesdav, of which De-: be called on to puts Tax Collector I). D. Williams acteptcd 31 at a temporai-y substation of the lax collector s office Tuesday at Lawn. their intj t.ixes this month they will l>e qualifying to vote for county ofbcials. state officials Inchul-ing senator, representative anti governor, as well as a U. S. senator and representative In addl-of Abilene will xote on city com- Czecho.slovakia voted “no THE WEATHER r. a. Dipsatwi-NT or eoMwiRtt WkATMF.R HIRFSl .SP’IKNK AND VICINTTY c uHutr and cold    ar    and Wadiifoday night. «1th nn««lhllUv nf I'ght rstin during thi* dav- in;i\lmu»n t»tnp#raUir* W>dnr*da' 40-4.’-: minimum Wednraday n-ght max Imum Th'u>dar 4.v-uT RASl AND .SOUTH rFNTIlAL TFXAS O.'Udy Wrdnaiday aitd Thursday with <h-rational ram sUvaly rl»<ng tmn'fraturr-mtvdaratr i.* Un-allv fraali tatt to aouth-rati w (odt >n rtvr .f NORTH CKNTHAl. TF.XAS CloudT Wadnft.iay and Thurtdav «nil rain rxctpt «utna »now in north*r-i ant norUi early Wednetvtay Sloaly ri»ing Um pe ratine» WiSST TtXAS    cl.»udv    We.tnes dav and Thurfclav ocrasmnat «no« In i panhandle and nuvat of m *’.ih Plalna and Biggest is.sue in the election was the propeseti consolidation. ill rr    the    attempted assassination vld.son, pastor, w til officiate. Burial • will be in Riverview Cemetery be-   I  ..... ......... side the grave of her husband. Harrison Funeral Home is in charge oi arrangements. Surviving is one son, Joe Patterson of Fort Worth. of 6 Die as Sabre Jet Crashes Into Homes mtsdoners and school Ixiartl mem bei s.    .    J,n,nnp nil.«.    I    , Sixteen days lemaln on which ! «mny »caltarrd »hoarrv rUrahrr# Wad-1    a the tax collector’s office wdl be | \ representative of the tax col-jopen to .accept tH>ll tax payments. J(*( to’ ’.»i office will be at the First .Stale Hank in Tuscola Wcdne.sday for the eonvenieiice of residents of that part of the county In paying iHith projH'rty taxes and poll taxes Poll tax paxments through 'I^^e»• da.v were f.xr ahead of those paid by the corre.H pond ing date of 1953. By Jan 12. 1953, only 6.59 ptills had tieen paid But last year w'hs an “off” eleelion year, with no county, stale or national electlona gpheduled WUeu Taylor Couiitaius pay Heeau'e the la.st of January fall* on Sunday. Jan. 30 will he the last da.v for pac ing p*>U taxes. HAVE YOU PAID YOUR POLL TAX? Ptdls Paid    Tueatlay    .    1T0 Polls Paid    to Date    2 875 Polls Paid    t.ast Year    7.09.3 Polls Paid    In 1953    .    .    18,090 Days before DeadUiic .    19 Th»* a a* . .>4 .14 Si .« *l •» Sfl M 31 Slow! r' ins t»'«OHr*tur» » ft wer» ATI Ri s M Ta)NG beach. Calif.. Jan. 12 .r Vn Air Force jet fighter plane, trying to reach laing Beach Muni-cip.al Vii’tHirt through a heavy overcast, crashed in a residential m'lghtvorhiKHl this afteriumn. killing the i^ilot and five other iwr-sons A siH'ctalor died. aj>parently heart attack. Four others were injured, two iH**. r M. so culUally that they were not I    i«    ¡ ? «0    .r: .1 i«    - 4 *0    T A    VI    i .    # 10    V* ,    . T ’0 » .30    i'    i . .    •    :ui    i 10 JO    . i\    »0    j U JO    ! Nigh Hiiit Io« t»m|>»r«lurM for 94-iiour* ■ #n«ltn< »I « W t» H' and *• }0*h «ltd )o« tHiuRti«turra Mm« tUt« , ! l«*l y»«r 13 «mt 4* Sun»«t l«»t    ittf!»! »    .’’t p, I«    .smii ik«    Vo- d«i' T 41 « m    tontglU    S *4 p    m.    i »«romrurr    vta.Ung    st * 30 p    m M 44    I    .    .    w    v-«,.,.    winW    ' K«i«Uv« bumtüU)' «i • 30 p. w, sa«. | exjH'Cted to Itv^* Mfi. Nanc) Kluk« dreti* expected to live. Dead are Maj. Robert A Blair of t>m»iha. Neb., the pi.ot, of the 7:uuh Ferry Command. Mrs. Shirley Uolteiis, 21. her son rvouglas. 18 months; Mrs Shirley Ledbetter. 2.5; Stephen lAiuis Shoup, 11. Mrs Grace Miller, «8. j nd Ernest i *jjed G Bailey. 71. a spectator believed) .\ll to have died of a heart attack. Injuied were Edward l,edl>etter, 24. and his son, F.dwaixi Uvnn, 4 month.*, criticall:' burned and not 18. and her daughter. Sherry l.ynn, 2‘i month.*. Iwth suffering from shock. The plane was one of two Sabre jets caught in the closir* overcast as they flew toward Long Beach from San Diego on a routine flight. The alriNJri cunt rol lower rei»ort-ed that the plane.* went out to sea ami sought to come In uiuler the low clouds for a landing One craft made it. The hurtling swept wmg tighter smashed Uuough a house on the routh side of the street, demobsh-Ing it. ihen di.siniegrated in a 2iKi-foot swath 01 fire as it roared across the street into two more home*. .Another house was dart-lesa severely. four hou.se* were set ablaze Benson Says Farm Program for '54 Was Eisenhower's , CHICAGO. Jan. 12 uft-Secretary ’ of Agriculture Benson said touight ; the admiiitstraiion's new farm pro-' gram featuring controversial flexi-bie prire suptxvrts was i’resident Eisenhower’s own proposal. ’I want to make It very clear,” the secretary said, ’ that the pno-* gram presented yesterday by the Presicenl in his own program, j "We are happy to play our full ■ role In its development but the I final decisions were made by I Dwight D. Elsenhower in behalf of i the adminisiration — and I am j proud to sup'xjri them 100 per cent.” :    Benson    said    the    President went ’ over suggestions made by farmer*. and organizations, educators, busi-I ness groups and members of con-! gress. Quake Rocks California BAKERSFIEU). Calif.. Jan, 12 .1*-A streng earthquake rocked large sections of California today, jarring cities more than 500 miles apart, snapping some power and telephone lines and cracking buildings. There were no reports of injuries. California Institute of Technology seismologists at Pasadena said the quake, lasting more than a minute. began at 8’34 p m.. EST. and was of 5.75 to 6.25 magnitude — A major uake. The University of California seismograph at Berkeley recorded the qu.xke for 15 minute.*. Some telephone lines were broken at nearby Thachapi. where 10 Uves were lost in a devastating 1952 ouake. lanes also were snapped at Ventura and all phone lines were reported out of operation at NewhaU. near Ijos Angeles. in Ijos Vngeles. 120 miles south-east, plaster on some buUdings eracked, a* did wislls on the 34th The G<.)P farm chief svK>ke to i n«>or of the City Hall Tower A in the misty midaflernoon. Pandemonium broke thrx»ugh the neigh-borhocHl among screaming women, roniiing men and hysterial ch.l- the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives. The secretary, refeirlng to as-erttons that flexible supt»rt* wiHild be un|M)pular with farm voters, said "no agricultural program should be manipulated to serve partisan political puriHxses.” Benson said a system of variable price supiHji'ts would have many advantages. l2-inch gas line over the Tehachapi Mountains was broken between Tift and the R.dgt Route, but operations were not interrupted. CHandolieri Swdiy Chandeliers swayed and plate* rolled off shelves in many communities. I Several persons reported the i quake gave them a letiick itH^iing because of its long duration. It was felt at Indio and San Diego near the Mexican tjorder and more than 500 miles north at Sae-ramento. Such beach cities as Santa Barbara, badly damaged by a quake in 1925, felt today’s shock, but reported no damage The I'uiversity of California .*el* niograph located thi> quake's eip-center at about 300 miles southeast of Berkeley, which would place it in this vicinity. Seismologi.sts piniH>lnted the epi center to the GaHock Fault, between Tehachapi. .Mojaxe and Fori Tejon, Hiat I* the fault which caused the damaging 1952 quakes here and at Tehachapi. Disrupts Seismograph The temblor was felt *o stroiifly at Reno, .Nev.. that it knocked the needle off a seismograph machine at the I'nlxi’sily of Nevada K’ai lier this afterntKin at Iajs .Angeles the City Hall w ** reiHjrled hit by lightning during a rainstorm but examination later showed no evl dence ot a strike \V. H. Blakely, city buiidmg* superintndeut, said lightning may have struck the grounded framework of a l»eacoii atop the IMP story building, talleat in the city, but inspection difeclosed no dam-•ge. Wttnebses said they saw chunk« of masonry fall from the iMikl-ing after a^Ughtning r ;