Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of this page. Add to Cart

Amarillo Globe Times Newspaper Archives Jun 28 1955, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Amarillo Globe Times (Newspaper) - June 28, 1955, Amarillo, Texas You9re invited to the party of your neighbors spend their tar the Clear Owen Lattimore a a a Grill suspect slayings Dickinson tex., june 28 up a Texas rangers sparking a nationwide manhunt for a Quot Bug eyed Quot Serviceman suspected of the triple murder of a Dickinson family rushed to Dallas tuesday to question a suspect. Local authorities were dose mouthed but a reliable source said Dallas police were holding an awol airman from Barksdale air x Ort it Platte on it am Page in x Ohraska . Drops Lattimore Case Washington june 28 Iii a the government decided today to drop its 21 year old attempt to try Owen Lattimore on charges of perjury. Atty. Gen. Brownell made the announcement. Brownell noted that the . District and appeals courts Here had Lattimore a Johns Hopkins lecturer and far Eastern affairs specialist was accused of lying in denying that he had been a Follower or promoter of the communist line. These accusations were described by Federal District judge Luther w. Yungdahl As twice thrown out key count of 1 a Quoter w. Youngdahl As a form indictments charging Lattimore it 4 u for them year old Lattimore to with false testimony before the defend. Senate internal Security sub com Mitten in Early 1952 Emu Noll Youngdahl threw them out and a. L i to a a a his judgment on this was twice said it thus appeared upheld he he court of a is to proceed on five remaining per-jf0r the District of Columbia lure counts. _ i the appeals courts second Rul ing was made june 14 on a 4-4 vote. The tie let the Youngdahl finding stand. This confronted the government with the Choice of appealing to the supreme court or going ahead with an attempted prosecution of Lattimore on five other counts which Lattimore attorneys had described As the further possibility open to the government was to drop the whole prosecution. This is what it elected to do. Brownell said in a statement a upon a consideration of All aspects of the Case it has been decided not to apply to the supreme court for review on certiorari on the two counts that were recently invalidated. In the absence of these counts there is no reasonable likelihood of a successful prosecution on the five counts remaining from the first indictment. A therefore the United states attorney for tills District intend to take the necessary Steps to bring about a dismissal see Lattimore Page 6 the Amarillo a Globe times in indicates the associated press Ufi indicates the United press thirty second year. Ivo. Jig Price 5c 20 a Mem Amarillo. Texan tuesday june 2s9 i9&z City officials turn Macks int mum plans Plainview. June 28�?the Amarillo City commission probably will not accept either the government or private financing plans for the Canadian River municipal water project. Amarillo representatives said hero yesterday. Mayor Art Jordan and commissioner red Simpson said Amarillo is not ready to accept either plan. The two spoke by lift Amorino style be nuni be ,i-9 Here a draw Eon Rac a a win he a Globe times staff photo a towering hoist Shaft goes up at the construction site of the Petroleum building which is being erected at 8th and Tyler. The Inwood construction co., of Dallas is building the six Story search plane sights one flier on raft Tokyo ii a a search plane to Montague or. Of Jackson miss night sighted one of two . A Berry said he received the info Rine fliers missing for three nights mation by Telephone from his son in the Pacific. He was seen Send h. P. Montague sr., and the Maing radio signals from a tiny life Rine officers wife in Jackson raft about 123 Miles South of the other flier has been Ridenti Toky. Tied As 2d it. David Winton Bell a we Are in radio Contact with a Minneapolis son of Charles h. The Man a said an air Force Bell president of general Mills Canadian River municipal water authority and the cities for Purchase of water from the project. Under the proposed con tracts each City would take or pay for a stipulated minimum amount of water the payments going to operate and pay for the project. The contracts Call for a rate of 22 cents per thousand Gallons. Mayor Jordan said the High Price is one Factor but Only one bearing on the commissions attitude. Other factors were listed As available ground water reserves turnstile raps decision on dam see Page 2 already owned by the City and the probable expense of developing these reserves. Jordan and Simpson said the commission probably will not submit the contract to a vote of the people. Failure of the commission to Call an election or rejection of the contract by the voters at an election would eliminate Amarillo As a member of the Canadian River municipal water authority. Many of the directors feel that withdrawal of Amarillo would kill the Ca Nadian River dam project since other cities probably would not be Able to buy Amarillos allotment of water. Jordan did not indicate whether Amarillo would be willing to buy surplus water from the project if other cities can work out a method of financing. In Amarillo yesterday afternoon Jordan amplified his statements a we just told them what we thought was the consensus of the commission a he said. A i can honestly say i believe the commission will turn it Down unless there is some drastic change in the contract. A i told the committee i wanted to act in Good Faith by telling them the position of the commission a he said. Attending the session yesterday were Robert e. Maxey president of the authority and Ray Dickey director both of Lubbock directors w. Holbrook and r. Q. Silverthorne. Plainview George w. Finger Borger a. A. Meredith Borger Secretary of the authority w. P. Smallwood Dallas finance consultant Bryce Huguenin d a i Las counsel Vaughn e. Wilson Lubbock City attorney Claude s. Cravens. Slaton City attorney a. J. Gerono Slaton Joe w. Mcgown Brownfield City attorney mayor Jor Sce dam project Page it Force base Shreve port la., w h o an swered the description of the wanted Man. It War understood that Dallas homicide copt. Will Fritz telephoned authorities Here late monday night and Texas rangers Johnny Klevenhagen and Eddie Oliver left Here at 12 45 . It a understood that the airman held in Dallas was arrested in that City last june 18 on a routine investigation and then was released. The report indicated the Man was rearrested because officer remembered his description after an Alert was sent out for the wanted suspect last saturday night when the bodies of mrs. John Mcpherson 44, wife of an Oil tool Pusher superintendent her son George 18, and her Mother mrs. J. N. Norman. 68, were found. They were shot to death from close Range in the Mcpherson Home last wednesday night or thursday. The bodies were not found until saturday night when neighbors reported they Hadnot seen the family for several Days. Rewards totalling $1,100 so far have been offered for the arrest and conviction of the killer. Monday night 0. D. Blankenship a drilling superintendent of the Harry Edwards drilling co. For which Mcpherson works offered 5100 Reward a just to get the Ball rolling. Later $1,000 was added by the Houston chapter of the american association of Oil Well drilling contractors. Police came up with a possible motive for the crime monday night. John Mickey Mcpherson an Oil drilling official who was working on a Job in Louisiana at the time told police that a recheck of the House disclosed that his wife s see suspect Page. 6_ a a a a associated of wire photo. The raging North Platte River flooding for the first time in 25 years rages against riverfront structures and spreads debris along the Banks. Heavy rain Hail and tornadoes raked the North Platte watershed in Wyoming and Nebraska the last two Days with More shows predicted today. Five die in storms Llull Croge housing by the Assor Latch pres tornadoes or violent Thun. ,. A a w. De storms thai struck in part. Of the mid continent South l t"0, to Quot a sued by a. _ lightning Iii storms that swept and cast led persons a a a is o t a a a n no to dead. More than a score in nigh r,.op.r,v dam was lured and heavy property expected to run Between 5100,000 damage today. And shoo too a Man and a woman were Daniel Williamson 13. Little killed late yesterday when a league baseball player was twister smashed 28 Homes at the killed by lightning near Camden a a a a More rain on tap for Panhandle area More thunderstorms were forecast for the area today in the Wake of those yesterday that killed to Panhandle residents and brought heavy amounts of rain to some sections. Julian about 80, died when she was struck by lightning As she stood in the front Yard of her songs residence. Winburn said the heaviest rainfall amount reported to the one thunderstorm was Quot in of weather Bureau today was from oration Quot at mid morning near a Point two Miles West of Cana Quitaque according to weather Dian where 7 inches of rain fell. Sef las.-, Pope at urn Kirvs Man h. C. Winburn. The activity was expected to let up by noon and resume late this afternoon or Early this evening. Yesterday Kenneth e. Guy or sr., 46, was killed at his farm Southwest of pan hand to when a Bolt of lightning struck his tractor about 8 . At Canadian mrs. Henry in Canadian itself banker h. S. Wilbur told weathermen his gauge showed 4.50 inches. Wilbur said the official gauge from which the weather Bureau takes its amounts for recording purposes also showed 7 inches of rain. The gauge is located on the courthouse Lawn a not Over ten see More rain Page a communist for fill reveals Mao s plan los Angeles june 28 Ipp a san Diego housewife who once handed rep. Donald l. Jackson . A pamphlet printed with communist party funds faced him yesterday As a witness before a House in american activities subcommittee. Rep. Jackson a member of the subcommittee studied mrs. Anita Bell Schneider Mother of two As she told the croon about her baby Sitter in demand following 9-Day stint inc. The spokesman said the sa16 Albatross search plane which first spokesman. A two planes Are circling overhead until he is picked up. A in Washington . Berr it told spotted the rat could not Tell the associated press he had been whether both missing marines notified one of the missing a were aboard Rines is his grandson capt. H. P. Sad was considered doubt w Ful because of the size of the raft tvs Arthur 6 30. Murray party rai>10�? biography in sound. 8. Neely Greenhill Lowndes insurance. And because of reports of two Small rafts Miles apart in foggy Waters. The Albatross and an air Force see search pug 6 Antu Public liability property damage insurance. Williams Boyce. Pm. Dr3-4334. Louisville jiy., june 28 my a Marathon baby Sitter can take her pick of a dozen jobs today including some to adult sit. But 15-year-old Brenda Lois Wright can see no reason for All the fuss. It is sort of embarrassing a explained the youngster who was left to care for two infants for nine Days. Yesterday the Mother mrs. Donna Whitson 19, was arrested on a charge of contributing to the neglect of her children but denied it. She was freed on her own Bond. The babies Leslie Ann 18 months and Lynn 2 months Are at children s Center. A i miss those children a Brenda said. A i called the Center this morning to ask about them and someone said a a a of you Brave girl when they Learned i was the one who looked after the second Day of the Job the teen Ager said mrs. Whitson failed to return and she took the babies Home leaving a note of explant a Bon. The following Day the Mother called Ana said she pay. Brenda agreed to care for the babies until the following week. Last saturday informed mrs. Whitson had left town Brenda reluctantly relinquished the a comic dictionary a extravagance Hies to the Center. In juvenile court the Mother claimed she told Brenda she would leave the children until july i. A cheerful pretty girl Brenda maybe the kiss was a political move Inglewood calif., june 28 f assemblyman Charles e. Chapel with an adhesive tape Patch on his head kissed his wife Pooh poohed the idea of any prosecution and said a she the 51-year-old state legislator was hospitalized sunday after detectives reported mrs. Dorothy Chapel 42, told them she topped him with a Glass lampshade amid a family argument. He left the Hospital unannounced yesterday then a geared with mrs. Chapel at to police station to announce to crazy about my wife. Altaj have been. This was just a lit family argument and she won. Activities As an Fri undercover agent in the Southern California communist party. A Pardon me a he interjected a shut Arentt you the woman who lust year handed me a pamphlet As i was going to one of our committee hearings in san Diego a mrs. Schneider chuckled i personally by Mao Tze Tung red China a chief of state while they were in China. She said that Peter Hyun a korean her immediate Superior As head of the Southern California peace crusade told her that the strategy of dividing the peace Cru Sade into various groups came a yes from Mao. It was a like hitting a Pillow with you fist part might but development jnj., yesterday while he and 12 other boys stood under a tree during a storm. Two other youths suffered Shock from the Bolt. A deluge of Hail and rain caused severe crop damage in Greenwood township in East Cen trial Pennsylvania. Four inches of rain fell in one hour. Killed in the Nebraska Tornado were mrs. V. J. Daniels 50, and Jim Karunos. 16. Mrs. Daniels husband and or and mrs. Nick Karubos parents of the dead boy were critically injured. Some 25 persons were taken to nearby Scottsbluff for Hospital treatment. Many others suffered cuts and bruises that required first Aid including two other Chil Dren of the Karubos family Pete 9, and Rosalie to. The twister was one of a rash of tornadoes that hop scotched across parts of Nebraska and Wyoming sunday night and monday. Several persons were injured in Wyoming requiring Hospital treatment. Some farm buildings were flattened in Nebraska Rural areas. The threat of a flood Hung Over the stricken Nebraska area. The normally Placid North Platte River swollen by heavy Rains forced evacuations from some areas. Rich sugar beet lands in Wyoming were severely damaged by Hail storms. Mrs. Henry Julian about 50, was killed by lightning As she stood in her front Yard at Canadian. Lightning killed Kenneth e. Guyer sr., 46, in a Field on his farm near Panhandle. Winds reached 80 Miles an hour in several sections of Carlsbad . Telephone and Power lines were ripped Down and heavy Rains flooded streets. A and you were working for tile damaged but the rest would be Fri at that time a a Well a said Jackson a you had m3 fooled. I think you even hissed when i threw it mrs. Schneider who said she was a member of the party from 1951 to 19 >1, said that the to read like the new communist party a a gave my $40�?� j York she said he Felt intact a she quoted Hyun. Airs. Schneider said that a Mamie Russell head of a group known As the committee for a democratic far Eastern policy a told me thai Mao had advised communist in the United states plans to become a doctor. A Butje kissed her and kissed or not a baby doctor a i can to stand again for to see children Asp Cash ? flying saucers and meteors too to have the leaflets printed. Shr said that since the subcommittee session in san Diego a they Haven to had one successful meeting since she testified that two party leaders passed on to her which they said had been Given to them a a a a Tho Bent weapon could in found there a i heir own words out of context of a previous witness before the group headed by rep. Clyde Doyle a Cali was an instructor Fri agent Page 6 car a. Flying saucers and flying meteor will be whirling Over Arr Rillo stadium saturday night. And everybody a invited to come on out and watch. The occasion will be the big Globe news free fireworks shows. Time for the beginning of the fireworks display is 8 34 . Saturday. Preceding the fireworks and beginning at 7 18 . Will be a three part free show. Booked for the show Are i the Amarillo air Force band 2 the Amarilio air Force base Drill team and 3 trampoline performers trained by Nard Caz Zell. One of the big attractions in the fireworks show will be a creation a in a fireworks a the statue of Liberty 20 feet Tail with her Birch held High. And throughout the show there will be giant saucers Aerial bombs color shells fancy Star shells Constellation shells comets weeping Willow burst shooting stars and electric spreaders All visible Over the stadium. The show is free. And you re invited. Vow convention set for Amarillo Amarillo was named the convention City for the Texas department of the veterans of foreign wars for the 1956 gathering. Walter Brown senior vice commander of the 9th District of the Texas department of the vow announced that word came from downstate last night. The convention to be held the latter part of june next year should draw around 5,000 members of the vow and auxiliaries. National officers will be invited to the convention. Visits to local attractions will be included in the program for the veterans. At the recent convention held in Corpus Christi 1 new officers were elected. Ted Connell is the Texas department commander of the vow j. W. Cole. Abilene senior vice commander t. C. Selma Pasadena Junior vice commander a. M. Armstrong Austin adjutant quartermaster the Rev. Mack Johnson Houston chaplain or. C. E. Killingsworth Borger surgeon and state sen. Doyle Willis. Fort Worth judge advocate. Some of the men instrumental in getting the convention for Amarillo were Bennie Lusk Raymond Cliver Joe Mccombs and Post commander Cleo Claytonjr. The weather i in Nett her Al great Bettr Witt and Var Emty Conder. So cloudiness tuesday and wednesday a a it thundershowers of tuesday evening. High tuesday night so. High wednesday. Is. High monday. 94. Low tuesday morning so precipitation .42 at Amarillo air terminal a Aham dle. Ani Plains considerable cloudiness tuesday. Tuesday night and wednesday Ute Atter noon or thundershowers tues Day agricultural Outlook further Jimi at Iona to outdoor work tuesday hut with More favourable condition and attle or no rainfall wednesday and thurs Ray new Mexico generally fair tuesday. Tuesday night and wednesday. Except widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Thunderstorms More numerous with a few heavy showers Southeast portion and Southern mountains tuesday afternoon j Miet Ane. Us to c Park for printing a Drake 4-8828

Search all Amarillo, Texas newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for June 28, 1955

Browse
Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of the page above.