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Alice Daily Echo (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Alice, Texas Juk reviews National Security weather temperatures for today High sunday 62 Low this morning 48 High at noon today 67. Ute voice Alai i Litho dial to 4-6588 for All departments 5c daily i of sunday Alice daily Echo volume 66 Alice Texas monday january 23, 1961 number 148 Al Cio against Daniel payroll tax Austin up the Texas Al Cio executive Board was on record today As opposing gov Price Daniel s payroll tax. However the Board at a special meeting saturday gave its approval to Daniels demands that the $63 million deficit be handled immediately and separate from 1962-63 Money needs. Daniel asked the legislature last week to take care of the deficit by a 12 months 3 Pei tent natural Gas production tax a revision of state franchise lax Laws a change in the method of financing Fann to Market Road construction and adoption of an effective abandoned property Law at the same time while support my these temporary tax proposals we again state the firm support of Texas labor for progressive and realistic taxes based on ability to pay a graduated personal income tax and corporation pro its the statement said. Quot we oppose the proposed payroll tax in its present form As a regressive tax in that it is levied at the same Flat rate on those of Small income and those of Large income without regard to the number of dependents and other expenses of the 9 killed in plane crash Honolulu up Navy investigators tried to learn loony Why a huge Constellation crashed in flames sunday taking nine lives on Midway Island. Sixteen members of the 22-Man Crew of the 70-ton radar picket plane survived with minor injuries. Three members of a crash new died when the blazing aircraft slammed into their truck sunday at 2 04 a m. A Barbera a Point naval air elation spokesman said the Hawaii based plane touch Down swerved suddenly Fillipe on its Back and burst into flames As it smashed into the truck the Constellation left Hawaii Jan. 16 on a routine operational flight patrolling from Midway to the Aleutian islands. Names of the dead were w withheld pending notification of Kin. The statement added that the Al Cio Board believes both Daniel s and the legislative budget boards recommendations for 1962-1963 spending 1 a Are far below actual needs. A during election years there i is always a lot of talk by candidates about fulfilling state responsibilities but these budget proposals come nowhere near making Good on such the statement said. The Board asked for a full see Al Cio Page 6> 2-week-old Harbor strike is settled new York up a a two week old Harbor strike that had caused a paralysing Railroad tie up throughout much of the East was ended today by tentative agreement on a new work pact. Mediators including president Kennedy s new Secretary of labor Arthur j. Goldberg met in a Marathon 14-hour session that ended with the announcement of a settlement at 6 18 am the strike or Railroad tug and ferry boat workers against la railroads that operate in new York Harbor had crippled the City a commuter transportation forcing 100.000 persons to look for other Means of getting to and from work. The walkout of the 664 workers in three Marine unions on Jan. To had also virtually shut Down the new York Central and the new Haven railroads both roads said they hoped to get Bank into operation by tuesday morning. The unions have called a ratification meeting for later in Day at the seafarers International Union Headquarters in Brooklyn. Both sides were expected to Okay Ila pact both mayor Robert f Wagner and gov Nelson Rockefeller. Who had invited Goldberg to attend the sessions praised the new labor Secretary for his contribution to the settlement Goldberg flew to new York less than 24 hours after he had been sworn into Kennedy a see strike Page 6 egg farm hit by hard boiled eggs Dallas up a things weren to sunny Side up at sunny Yolk farms today. Poachers scrambled the company s books by taking $509 in Cash and $2,700 in checks from an office Safe at the egg processing Plant. The hard boiled eggs cracked the Knob off the Small vault to get their loot. Pc banquet a Reynaldo cd Garza of Harlingen past state Deputy of the Texas state Council of the knights of Columbus is shown speaking at the a a let a build Quot banquet of the St. Joseph Council of the a is held at the americana motor hotel sunday night. Plans were for the construction of a new pc Hall in Alice at the banquet. Daily Echo staff photo. No immediate break seen in East s frigid weather cuban civilian soldiers told to slay Alert Havana up a maj. Ernesto Guevara warned cubans civilian soldiers sunday night to remain Alert so that if a the new Kennedy administration threatens us we will All be ready to go Back to the cubans pro communist economic chief sounded the warning at a rally of demobilized militiamen at a seacoast town 40 Miles West of Havana. He urged the men to go Back to work now that the three week a a invasion Alert was Over but cautioned them to be prepared. Following the line Laid Down in Fidel Castro a speech Friday Guevara called for a change in the a mistaken and absurd policies of the Eisenhower administration. H e claimed the military Alert had averted the danger of invasion and resulted in a an important Victory for the people without Fidel Castro told provincial delegates of the agrarian Reform Institute that his government would give 80.000 Small banners in Oriente province credits to Spur cultivation of Coffee and Cacao. He also announced creation of a childrens farms to be in a Cori it rated in the a a people a farms a w hich raises vege a tables chickens and rabbits. I children Over to will be eligible to work on the farms. Cuba and the soviet Union see Cir ban Page 6 top level talks with key aides launched today Washington up a president Kennedy and his new administration s top defense and diplomatic officials today started a far reaching review of the National Security program. Seeking a safeguarded peace Bank woman a mrs. Bur Nice Geiger above is charged with embezzling More than two million dollars from the Sheldon Iowa National Bank for which she worked. Nea telephoto 2,399 poll tax receipts issued in jew with the communist bloc. Kenedy began talks with key aides at mid morning and arranged to resume the discussions after a recess for lunch. Sitting in with the president at the conference in the Cabinet room at the White House were Secretary of state Dean Rusk and Secretary of defense Robert s. Mcnamara. Also on hand were Mcgeorge Bundy. Kennedy a personal aide on National Security matters undersecretary of state designate Chester Bowles and Paul h Nitro designated As assistant Secretary of defense in charge it International affairs including disarmament planning. Also present was Gen. Lyman l. L Smntzer chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. Pierre Balinger White House press Secretary said several other officials were joining in the discussions. He did not immediately name them the conference started at to a rn., an hour and 15 minutes after Kennedy turned up in his office. Salinger said the White House would have nothing to say regarding the talks until their conclusion late in the afternoon. He added that there might not be any official comment event then. A scheduled Kennedy meet ins with the entire White House staff was called off. Salinger said without elaboration that other business pre see talks Page 6 Jim Wells county poll tax scoreboard paid through saturday 1,635 exemptions 164 total 2,399 last years total 10,200 payment deadline Jan 31, 1961 s pay to r poll tax today bar the associated press Winter a month old and rugged held an icy grip across much of the Eastern half of the nation today after a record cold weekend extending into the deep South. No inure Diate general break in the frigid weather was indicated but some warmer weather appeared on the Way for the chilled Gulf states. Lower temperatures however were indicated in Tennessee the Central Mississippi Valley and parts of the Central great Plains. The cold weather and last weeks Snow storms and Bliz-1 Zards that swept wide areas have been blamed for at least 70 deaths. The fatalities were attributed to exposure Snow shovelling exertion traffic a incidents on icy roads and fires. I seven children and a 33-year-old Man perished in a fire in weather elections april i april 4 april 4 school Board City Council Senate vacancy m Ostly Cloudy with occasional Light rain and Little change in temperatures through tuesday i the forecast for the Alice area by the . Weather Bureau in Corpus Christi. Low expected tonight is 52 to 56 degrees. High tuesday should be 60 to 64 degrees. Winds will be Southeast and East at 6 to 12 Miles per hour tonight increasing to 8 to 15 Miles per hour tuesday. A Home in Pasadena md., this morning. It was below Zero again this morning in most sections in the Northern tier of states from the Eastern Dakotas through the great lakes Region into new England. The Mercury dropped to More than 20 degrees below Zero in Northern Minnesota after a Bone tingling -34 in Bemidji the nations so called a a icebox sunday morning. But in Norfolk in Western c o n n e c t i c it thermometers plunged to 33 below four degrees shy of the record Reading of -37 in 1943 a 56-year-old record was broken in Windsor locks. Conn., near Hartford with a Mark of -26. In contrast to the East s and South a frigid wading. Anchorage. Alaska reported 32 above whip Juneau had 18 and Fairbanks 17. The Mercury zoomed to 73 at Salinas. Calif. Sunday. Unseasonable cold nipped the South with freezing weather reaching into Northern Florida. Blairsville in Northern Georgia. Was the coldest spot in lie South with a Reading of 8 below sunday. Three inches of Snow covers the ground Atlanta Sio above was a record for Jan. 22. It was 6 below in Shivers not to run Austin Ltd it a spokesman for Allan Shivers said today tile former governor has decided not to get in the special Senate election april 4 Gordonsville in Central Virginia Richmonds 7 above was a record for the Date. In Many Northern Midwest cities temperatures stayed below Zero All Day sunday As the Arctic ail held stationary Over the Snow covered sections. Chicago s i h was to after the first Aero weather of 1961. Mon Light Snow fell in some Parte of the cold Belt during j the night and Early morning including much of the great see i rigid Page 6 Calendar monday Immanuel lutheran. Bible study. 7 30 pm. Scout troops. Volunteer fire dept practice. 7 30 . Alice quarterback club High school Yourn is urn 7 30 . Toastmasters club. Palm View Manor. 6 45 . Desk my Derrick americana. 7 30 lioness club dinner meeting Watson a. 7 pm. Rainbow Assembly masonic Hall. 8 . Ai i he Heaters Rialto Quot the sundowners a Buckhorn Quot hell to Eter nity Quot i i essay kiwanis club luncheon meeting country club. 12 noon. A amp pm club luncheon meeting Watson a 12 noon. Quote club Palace Grill. 7 30 pm weekend fires claims lives of 20 persons by the associated press weekend fires across the nation took the lives of More than 20 persons. Fifteen persons including 13 children. Died in two of the fires. In Pasadena. Md., flames broke out in a Frame House Early today and seven Young children and an adult caring for them were killed. The Deau were Donald l Green. 9 months his Sisters and Brothers. Maryland. 2 Winifred. 3 Yvette. 4 jelling. 5. Aaron. 6 a Cousin. Regina Wright to and an Uncle Bernard Green 33. Parents of the Green children negroes were visiting neighbors when the Blaze broke out shortly after Midnight in the Community Halfway Between Annapolis and Baltimore. Firemen said the tragedy apparently was caused by a faulty Oil Furnace. In new York Early sunday a Mother and six of her nine children died when a fire swept through their tenement apartment in the Williamsburg Section of Brooklyn. The victims were Anna Fancher 36. And Charles. 4 see weekend. Page 6 City school property taxes due by Jan. 31 deadline for payment of City property taxes is less than one fourth of the voters of Jim Wells county. Who were issued their poll tax receipts for 1959. Have received poll tax receipts for 1960 according to tax assessor collector Harry Lee Adams. A total of 2.399 poll tax had been issued. A the county through saturday the county had 10.200 poll tax receipts issued in 1959. Of the poll tax receipts is and school sued Alice had 1.462 paid and Jan 31 704 exemptions issued. Pie tax ass Sor collector Frank Mont had 234 paid and 45 a. Reed today urged Persona exemptions issued and Orange who wish to avoid penalties to Grove had 30 paid and 15 sex Settle their tax obligations by eruptions issued. That Date efforts Are being made by he asked that persons who local organizations to get peo have lost or misplaced their pie to pay Torii poll taxes tax statements to Contact the the Junior chamber of tax office. Statements were is Commerce has been Active in sued oct i. J placing placards in the Busi penalties for delinquent Ness houses in Alice and both taxes amount to la percent the Noonan and Schaller the fast month and an Addi Parent teacher associations clonal i1 percent each month have Telephone committees i thereafter that the bid goes working to get More poll taxes unpaid i paid Reed said that though no three Imp it elections figures had been co will come i a a it a the people Piec on current tax collections i this year. Both the City and the rat of payments was about i school Board will have elections j As usual and the state will elect a one and a half year tor to replace Lyndon Johnson a Rojeck 0f updating the Delm j quent school tax Roll has just been completed and statements will be issued in a Short time. Reed said. The City and school tax offices were merged i in 1959. See poll taxes. Page 6 body recovered Colorado minister is Premont speaker Premont. Jan 23. It split a the Rev. E m. Yost of Denver. Colons the speaker at a so i lies of meetings that started at the mennonite Brethren Church Here last night. Lebanon. Okla up the the meeting will be held at body of t. J. Lee. 69, of wich-7 30 each evening through Jan. Ita Falls was recovered on 29 by the members of the la Lake Texhoma neat Here Sun Gloria and the mennonite Day. The body of his wife Bre Thren. Hattie Lee 66, was found sat the Rev. Yost is a pastor urday. They drowned wednes evangelist and Christian work Day when High winds capsized or of Many years experience. Their fishing boat. 3 tots Burn to death 2 men die in plane crash to up violent toll top hatters wearing heir top hats and wide smiles president elect John f. Kennedy Aud president Eisenhower leave the White House in route to the Capitol for swearing in ceremonies. Nea telephoto Fly the associated press Throe Small children burned to death anti two men died in a plane crash As the weekend violent death toll in Texas mount id to 31 traffic took 12 lives from 6 pin Friday through Midnight sunday. Kill d As Wing and an engine till off their car o plan South of Katy 20 Miles West of Houston were Archie stump jr., 40, and Benjamin Nixon i 39, hot ii of san Antonio. They 1 were in route from san Antonio to Mobile in a Capitol airways ship carrying freight for tile air Force. Fire at big siting roared through a big three family House saturday night and three negro children perished to lev were Jimmie William one month old Margaret Williams. I and David Williams 2. They were alone in the House. Near Ferris South of Dallas attendant Janies Driver 28, 1 was found shot to death Sun Day in a Gas station which had by ii robbed of about $65, Charles strange 21, was killed at Houston when a car smashed into a tree. Three persons were Hurt. Chat i Jordan 17. Of Van Alstyne and Donald Cameron. 18. Of Lorn bean Dud Early sunday when a car overturned on a curve on 75 North of Denison. Bus Jackson. 49, was snot to it Atli Early sunday at his Home in Sherman alter an alike to Georgia for warmer weather York a. Pm sex president Dwight d Eisenhower s Plum took Oil in a snowstorm today carrying him to Georgia tor some warmer weather lie hoi and Bird Hunting Eisenhower made the 20-mile i drive from his Gettysburg. A farm in a station Wagon Over i Snow con v i cd loads. Gurment Kenneth Chaney 3 months a negro suffocated Early sunday at his i Rome in Sherman. Herman Kennedyjr. 16, was shot to death sunday in what Lichen said was a Shotgun Duel in a Houston tavern. E. J. Lewis 50. A negro burned to death sunday in a fire that swept through his Home. Clyde Odell 28, was shot to i death in his Home in fort Worth Early sunday. Police questioned a Man. 26. Jewell Clifford was found shot to death in his Home in fort Worth sunday Justice of peace Whit Boyd ruled Sui j ride Gorgonio Rodriguez. 68, died j sunday in a tire that swept a linked milk delivery truck in a Dallas junk Yard where he lived Herman Alford 23 a negro was shot to death sunday by a j Shotgun blast fired by aise deaths Page 6 Dami i begins third Uhm us gov i Knorz governor Price Daniel right in administered tin oath of office As chief executive of Texas a state supreme court chief Justice Robert w. Calvert on the Steps of the state Capitol in Austin. Governor Daniel began his thud successive term. A wire photo

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