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Alice Daily Echo (Newspaper) - April 7, 1960, Alice, Texas So. African police invade Nyanga weather weather partly Cloudy warm and Windy tonight through Friday with a few scattered showers or thundershowers Friday the forecast for Alice and the area by tile i weather Bureau in c Corpus c Christi. Low expected tonight 58 to 60 degrees. High Friday will be 86 to 90 degrees. Temperatures tor today High wednesday 92 Low this morning. 57 High at noon today. 78. Ihei mice Jda Ilu Echo dial to 4-6588 for All department 5c daily 10c sunday Alice daily Echo volume 65 Alice Texas thursday april 7, 1960 by 73-19 vote Senate kills move to strike key voting rights Section a. An some substance to a Washington no the Senate today refused to strike the key voting rights Section out of the civil rights Bill. A motion by sen. Allen j. Mender cd la it to erase this part of the Bill was tabled and thus killed. The vote was 73-18. Ell rider and other Southern senators denounced this Section clearly unconstitutional they argued ii would ride roughshod Over state election Laws. Under it. U. S District Umi Chi Dei i Niqi i it Donna Dvorak 11-year-old Bobby Boxer piers tor the drip Echo cameraman while awaiting a juvenile court hearing Here wednesday afternoon. The girl. Who shot and killed a classmate Bobby Lee Whitford. 15, in a Dubose Junior High school class was declared a juvenile delinquent. She was temporarily sent to the juvenile Home in Corpus c Christi. Daily Lebo staff photo Ward of court girl adjudged a delinquent by u l it l in Smi i la daily Leho malt writer Donna Dvorak 14, who shot to death a schoolmate in the Bein i she was helping a Friend was adjudged a delinquent wednesday aft Moon and placed under court custody until she 21, county judge Wash storm or. Told Donna he would decide next week while to Send her. Wednesdays hearing came seven Days and to hours after she arose in a Dubose Junior High school science class and shot and killed Bobby Whitford 15 Donna showed Little emotion the court order was rend by judge storm juvenile officer for the county beside the girl at the Bai the order was read was her Mother. Mrs. Tony Holt of 200 sixth St. By the court order Donna was charged with killing with malice aforethought and will be subject to the mn.,dict Ion of the juvenile court until h i 21st birthday. She will be Conin d in a Luv Nile Home of the courts choosing until she 21 and subject to the action of the Jim Wells county grand jury at that time. Judge storm ordered the girl taken to the Martineau juvenile Home in Corpus Christi for detention until such time a suitable juvenile Home can be found storm said he would try to find a Home that would meet Che requirements of the court. He set a hearing for april 14 at which time he will make his Choice known. Sheriff Halsey Wright took the girl to Corpus Christi for confinement wednesday afternoon. County attorney John Mullen read th1 charge to the court and the testimony of persons who were closely associated with the Case. Testimony read was that of George Frank a science teacher at Dubose Junior High school Katie Mccoy a close i see Gili Page 6 i important cattle meetings Here april la two important meetings of cattlemen Are scheduled on tuesday april 12. At the Jim Wells county fair grounds the South Texas Angus Assn. Will hold its annual Field Day. Beginning at 9 30 a. In with a judging contest of Angus cattle. Seven classes of Angus will be on exhibit and will be judged by 4-h and Fra youngsters throughout South Texas. Mimer person president of the South Texas aligns Assn will give the welcoming address and introduce guests. Other speakers on the program will include Ronald Blackwell Secretary of the Texas Angus Assn., and Milt Miller Field Man for the Amer a ital Angus Assn. Tin afternoon prof a Ain will include a talk and illustration on performance testing by l. A Maddox. Extension a n i Mal Husbandman. A amp a collect1. The Sec Ond meet a will be the annual gathering of the Jim Wells beef cattle improvement Assn. This meeting scheduled to begin at 2 30 p in. In the women a building it i see Mee Tings Page 6 pair convicted on Dpi charges two Jim Wells county men were convicted of Misdemeanour Dpi in county judge Wash storm court wednesday Jose Escamilla 35. Of Robstown was fined $200 and court costs and sentenced to three Days in jail. He was arrested by Highway patrolman James i i Peters five Miles eau of i Alice at 10 50 pm tuesday. I Ponciano g. Ramos. 29. Of j tin Springfield Community was sentenced to five Days in jail and tined $100 and court costs. He was arrested by Highway patrolman l. A. Bradfute West of Alice saturday night court judges or referees appointed by them could Register qualified negroes voters in areas where systematic discrimination to bar them from the polls had been found. Sen Everett m. Dirksen <r-111.i, the Senate gop Leader made the motion to table extender amendment. Dirksen said that if the a voting referee Section was eliminated. Quot the Bill would be reduced in effect to a poem where in Many respects it would be the Dixie forces had anticipated defeat of Ellender so motion and already had Opi Ned fire on a provision of the voting rights Section they contend would discriminate against White voters. It would permit provisional voting by negroes whose attempts to Register under the Bill had not been ruled on by election time. Sen Richard b Russell cd a protested this would allow Federal courts to Register negroes after the registration books had been closed by state Law to White citizens. Dirksen agreed there was Jaycees pick Bill Lea for monthly award Bill Lea 411 Van Johnson. Wednesday night was named Quot outstanding Jaycee of the month Quot for March at the regular meeting of the Alice Junior i chamber of Comino d a received the f onor for his part Iii heading the Goodwill committee which recently participated in a drive for clothing and other usable items. The collection went to the Goodwill industries of Corpus Christi which employs handicapped persons. It was brought out at the meeting that of six cities participating in the Goodwill drive Alice had by far the Best percentage of returns Jaycees and boy scouts distributed bags in which to place the items one week and picked them up the i see Jaycees in the 6 Powell freed on 2nd tax charge some substance to Southern arguments against this and indicated some amendment might find favor with him the gof Leader said before the Start of today a Senate session that he had discussed the Issue with Deputy atty Gen. Lawrence e Walsh. It under consideration he said. Later Dirksen conferred i see Senate. Page 6 courses on scouting open in District a program to acquaint adults with the Basic requirements of the boy scout organization has been started in the Mesquite scout District under the direction of Richard Mcswain of Alice training chairman. Mcswain Nas six courses in operation or about to begin in his District training program. A course in rubbing under the direction of Eugine Garcia of Alice was launched wednesday night at the Archer Parr elementary school in san Diego. A course in scouting under the direction of Amster Howard of Alice also was started at san Diego tonight the same three 1 courses will be offered to i Scouters in Premont. Serving instructors will be j. B i Crowell and Jimr Rry Courland see it Olk Sis. Page 6 Calendar passes revived for non Whites Johannesburg South Africa april 7. Ltd police and soldiers today launched a massive operation to purge strife torn Nyanga negro township of negroes maintaining a work Boycott against the government racial policies. The two big african settlements Nyanga East and Nyanga West outside Cape town were the scenes of bloody clashes earlier this week when soldiers and police made raids with clubs guns and whips. France will halt tests of pact reached new York. April 7 i the second of three income tax evasion charges against rep. Adam Clayton Powell or 1d-ny> was dismissed today in u f District court. The negro congressman remained on trial on the to Laird charge. Judge Frederick Van Pelt Bryan dismissed one count of the indictment tuesday and the second today. Thursday episcopal Church of the Advent. Rev. Brendan Griswold of the Church of the incarnation of Corpus Christi guest speaker 7 30 . First Baptist All chinch choir practice 7 . Alice duplicate Bridge club corporation courtroom 7 301 pm elks Lodge no. 2082. 8 pm St Elizabeth choir practice. 7 30 . I Volunteer firemen auxiliary Central station 7 30 pm. V f Vav. Operating i meeting. V f Vav Home. 8 . At the Heaters Rialto Quot Rise and fall of legs Diamond a Buckhorn Quot the Man who understood i id a american lutheran lenten Devotion and Public examination of catechumens at 7 30 Audubon screen Tours program. High school auditorium. 8 . Baseball game Ben Bolt at Orange Grove. 4 . 11011 a oilman l. F. Mccollum chairman of the Board of project Hope. The private la operated project Villi Send the Hope a floating medical Center to Southeast Asia to bring advanced training to medical and health professions of underdeveloped countries. Jury awards $18,500 in Duval suit san Diego. April 7 a spa a mrs. Manana g. Sanz of Rios was awarded $18 500 in a suit Here tuesday against the Dunlop tire co in the death of her husband Eugenio Saenz 65, was killed when struck by an automobile owned by the company. The suit was heard before a Duval county jury. Saenz died a result of Birne hit by a Dunlop testing car driven by Harold Ray English. 39. Of Falfurrias on april 21. 1959. Saenz was struck Ash it crossed the Street in Rios a Community 20 Miles South of Here. Mrs. Saenz was represented by san Diego attorney Nago Alaniz and Mark Heath of Falfurrias. Representing the defendants were de Lloyd of Lloyd Lloyd and Dean Roy Brock and Dick Mercer of House. Mercet and House of san Antonio and Walter Purcell of san Diego. 1 the suit was head before District judge c. Woodrow Laughlin. Car jumps curb 7 persons Hurt London Charles de Gaulle declared today France will quit testing nuclear weapons a and write off its investment in them if the other nations of the world Aam on nuclear disarmament speaking to a joint session of the British parliament the visiting French chief of state said peace can be attained Only if a the general fear it sudden annihilation first France he said. Above All for stocks of i weapons to big destroy installations where that made used for Dif it n n poses the rockets and t Craft capable of can Yin Well the fixed or f bases from which tii a \ of death can be launched. Be placed under surveil in France he continued Quot we for her part be wry a to give up tile to a my Tinea i Tai expenditure which she has undertaken in order to provide herself in i i turn with tin Means possessed by others a . Non a the est others have ceased to have than w ails Blas the Windup of Lite three Day state visit to Britain the French president was accorded a n i ion1 a w it in it a i a Ted since world War ii in bring invited to add . The Nous of commons and the House Isi France Page 6 wishes. The Are Pur 1 hem nit my hides i. A he a Strong Security cordon surrounded Nyanga. Keeping out everyone not part of the invasion Force. Tin sour to african government Sam soldiers began patrol m inside the settlement to give Quot Protection to la abiding natives meaning Tho i negroes trying to go Back to their jobs in nearby Cape town. Simultaneously police began searching for negroes the government charges have been inciting others to stay away from work and threatening violence to those who returned to their jobs. The Leader of the militant pan africanist Congress Robert Man Galiso souk we told a court in Johannesburg today that nonwhite africans Quot have no moral obligation to obey Quot South african taws which Ara made by a White government. Fob it we and 22 other Pac ii Adi were charged with inching be roes to defy the Laws 1 required nonwhites to a it pass identity cards dem i on rations against these hat i Passi to idled off the racial strife three weeks ago. The government came under Isi. Pressure today from by in in n to make overtures a Adt for an end to the racial crisis. S no tule nil. J afrikaner i Adeis Wen reported i in a Appeal to prime i Shendrik Verwoerd to consult with nonwhite leaders search of a Compromise in die bitter b Oody conflict. Ver a re id National party a. The i Lineal spokesmen for it i Rumor Community the c trudents of the country Carh dutch settlers. V wide re so far has refused a a at with the negro Lead ers. Tin by mess leaders were see passes Page 6 for City fiscal year building permits pass million Mark Houston. April 7 p a Driver believed to have blacked out because of High blood pressure jumped the curb with his ear n. Downtown Houston today and slowed into pedestrians be i orc ramming into a shoe store on main Street seven persons including the Driver were injured. The Accident occurred at 8 50 a in pedestrian traffic was heavy Many were on their Way to work. By Jerry dial Hail Echo staff xxx Rifer valuation it construction in Alice for the City a fiscal year exceeded the one million Dollar Mark figures of the building inspectors office released today reveal. Total valuation of property involved $1,068,735, the office reported i covers the fiscal year of april i 1959 to March 31, i960. This compares with the $1.-375.856 in construction for the Calendar year 1939. March a construction totalled $71,506. The figures show. Of i the amount $44,695 was for construction of new Homes in i the City. Permits for five resident1 w it it ranted the largest permit taken i out Din my last month was urn tor $15 too. By Jack a male. T. Construct a new Home at 1805 Chase drive. A permit to it it construct a new Root Beer stand at 608 n. Johnson was Given j b Buford. Valuation of the building was set at $3,000. The Calvary Baptist Church 924 n Almond was Given a building permit to construct i or new sunday school rooms adjacent to the Church build pm 30 i la w i vain map i Sevi to pc mils for Addi a Lions to Resi issued during in totalled $312, a i to off cd also n permits for Adit rations to other a cures. Valuation Riis totalled $8, so in u Ding p ice 6 flood fighters Man weakened Earth dikes w i Jef in the essm used press hundreds of volunteers manned weakened levees in the most critical Section of the Midwest Hood Belt today hoping to hold Back tin Muddy Waters of the swollen v. Sis Sippi and Missouri livers. They fought to prevent Hie surging riot from further flooding Fertile farm lands and communities in Illinois and Missouri. I he flood fighters patched the water logged earthen levees with thousands of sandbags during the night floodlight searched for signs of possible breakthroughs. Patrols of men some Wear my blight Orange life jackets. Carried Aerial flares to shoot off if they detected danger spots officials said the danger was that the River water would spill the Dike which seemingly appear solid but which May be weakened inside by the seep major tons of through Benavides installs new vow officers tin on .1 chief fined the in Isis two by Alapag danger to the Assoun Ipi River 1 for a Stu lower River % have been week the were con Roaches of and to the bout ir�0 Miles i tin North and the same Lance South of St. Louis Dis Farmers townsmen t i lilt 111 bring a Donna Moi the Ami Bel Mother. Xii a Tony Holt. Leave the Jim Well it omit oui mom Ariel the la Gal Bas been declared a juvenile delinquent by judge Wash Moi in or i he judge plutto the girl under the jurisdiction of the court until she reaches the age it 21. Another hearing to the Himm where Tai Gill will he has Heel set Lur april if. Hubly Lebo stall photo sent Benavides april 7 new officers of the Benavides v fax Post and its ladies auxiliary were installed Hen wednesday night with right Post in dim i let six repro it re Gene Williams took office Post command r. Succeeding c n i Bill met a umbel i Frances my umber a installed Aux Shady president replacing mrs. Norma William Carter Younts of Sinton dist. Six commander installed pits officers mrs. Younts dist six auxiliary treasure directed installation of new a Ciliate Bader other Post officers inst hied i were Lolo Briones senior vice Ted Kent Junior vice ooh Alo Gal a Quai Lei master. Regulo Benavides jr., adjutant Nap a handler surgeon poops Soli. 3 year trustee. My umber id advocate. Adam chaplain Willu Wright tin ice of Heel and Lorn Horn. Patriotic inst no tor. Other auxiliary officers were mrs Norma Williams. Senior met1 mrs Ruby Carrillo Junior a a ,.s William Sini Tan of 111 a Wright. Hew surer tense Dent of i levee worker made Dun teen Ivil Druid College Stoup Hie Hundred working on the Hov or Quot mrs. Or mrs. Lain mrs Bessie keel conduct Ress Amelia Barrera. Chap mrs Alda Garza guard Mattie handle color bearer mrs let la huh to 2-i see Benavides Page b pie Are in need Here said Oscar grist a Tarm it live 35 Miles West of a battered Mississippi pc levee at Wist Quincy. M a that the time to help la we can t help Caci other what Ood Are we More workers were called in to strengthen a weakened levee below Quincy in 111 nearby Meyer lit. Only a few of the too resident remained staying. In a Grain i Levator one of the few buildings not flooded borne of the pressure on in Hodd Bai 6 i Ludka Xian pictured Stem Nom Anc of the numbers to he presented in the Dubose Junior High school latent show slated at 7 to i Raduy in the school auditor nun. Students shown Are Frow Section 8-t and to Ruth Patterson i Ell hit skit Thi group will present. It ii played by Gary Johnson to i tin an floor others in the Plav. Left to Light ire Diane Dugger Jer i v by in bar Hal t Dean Russell Lacey i vey Bapt and Peggy honer. Daily Echo

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