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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Lubbock, Texas Lucio cd morning Vecei Bycer California picked postmaster general is named Cabinet filled Palm Beach a up president elect John f Kennedy saturday completed his Cabinet the youngest of the 20th Century by selecting j Edward Day and la e Stevenson former Law partner and a California insurance executive general name mrs Elizabeth Smith democratic National committee woman a Kennedy and the future Post master general promised to do something about the mail service in which a regular letter takes eight Days to get from Washington to Boston asked about the possibility of j restoring twice Day mail delivery Kennedy said wryly having mailed a letter from washing ton to Boston and have it take eight Days to get there i am hopeful we can improve the postal service to at least once a Day and maybe Young Cabinet the average age of the Ken Nedy Cabinet at time of appoint ment was years ranging from Robert Kennedy 35 who be attorney general to gov Luther h Hodges of North Caro from California As treasurer o the United states to succeed mrs Ivy Baker priest secondary appointments with the Cabinet appointments As postmaster Tot Fely Kennedy can nov devote attention to secondary appointments and broader policy planning he has been in fre quent touch with some of his cab inet members and plans semble the full Cabinet for conferences prior to the Jan 20 inauguration both Kennedy and Day stressed their Hopes of getting the Posi office department Back on its financial feet the Post office has an annual budget of about billion and the current deficit is running at an annual rate of nearly million we Are anxious that the Post office be run in the most efficient Way possible that it have the Best possible working Kennedy said Lina 62 the new Secretary of Commerce in addition to the Day appoint ment Kennedy announced Selec Tion of h Brawley chief of staff director of the Senate Post office and civil service commit tee since Post master general he also revealed that George Lodge Sass of Henry Cabot Lodge Defeated vice presidential Candi Date Wal remain As assistant Secretary of labor for International affairs until next june he has been with the department since 3351 Lodge is chairman of the governing Board of the International labor organization second Amer ican in 41 years to hold the Post he will resign his government of fice when his Ilo term expires in june today the president elect will Reese children Are Given party More than 600 children of Reese air Force base were entertained at the annual party of maths service dub on the based saturday morning children living in Homes with Odd numbers on streets attended a 9 an gathering and Mose Liv ing in even numbered houses were treated at Jimmy Chilcutt a teenage ventriloquist who has appeared at Many gatherings entertained at both the identical programs were Ted Quan a magician who also is operator of fhe Ming tree restau rant Here and Kenneth Chance who was master of Cere monies and presented the Reese Cadet choral Aires presented several numbers creative dramatics program presented practically a full House viewed the childrens creative theater presentation of Raggedy Ann and Andy and a program of creative dramatics at the let playhouse 250s ave p at 2 saturday Young actors appearing in the play were directed by mrs Hal Cyon Audreth assisted by mrs John Mclarty creative drama tics included behind the magic curtain presented by a youth group directed by mrs Bob Hur Mence and mrs Turner Kummel and prologue to the play presented by the Young actors in training the childrens creative theater is sponsored jointly by the Lub Bock Little theater and the Junior league fines jail terms handed Down Here fines and a 30day jail sentence were handed Down saturday by judge Pat s Moore in county Courta Law fined and court costs upon his plea of guilty of i begat transportation of intoxicants was Hubert Lee Sanders about 30 2507 2nd pm his wife mrs Twila Sanders pleaded guilty of illegal posses Sion of intoxicants and was fined and costs mrs pleaded guilty of two Check Law violations she was fined 550 and costs on one and was sentenced to serve 30 Days in jail of the second negro shunned by own race As Well As Whites by Arnold b saw1slak Washington Young air Force Captain caught in a racial woman land since he was Schoolboy saturday made plans to take his problem to the defense department capt Charles at Penny 32 said he will ask to be transferred from air Force base near Wichita where his negro ancestry and his caucasian appearance have caused a series of incidents Penny commander of the food Venice Squadron at the base said the base commander col Arthur Mcgibney ordered another officer last wednesday to Tell a Young White woman the Captain had been dating that he was a negro girl knew score Penny who has been in the air Force eight years said the girl a civilian employee at the strategic air command base had known of Bis background and was unconcerned about it from the time they first met he said the base com Manders message to the girl indicated things would be made Dif Scult for her if she continued to see Penny they had dated openly for about two months the Young officer said the Inci Dent was culmination of Many minor occurrences of the same Type Penny said he decided take part of his leave to come o Washington in an attempt to crash out his problem with the air Force inspector general listed As negro Penny said he was listed As caucasian during a two year coast guard hitch even though he told the officer he was a negro the air Force lists him As a negro he said that during his boyhood classmates at a negro school he attended at la Plata coded aim White boy and took out a olt of their grudges against Whites on Penny said he also had trouble because of his White appearance Here at Howard University where the negro student body was re Octant to accept him Kin pose As Whites he said Many of his relatives Lave successfully passed for White a not mentioning their negro Rood but i dont feel i should Lave to Cross a Penny said believed is great Grandfather was a negro and that he also had Mian forebears Penny said the girl involved in the Case agreed with him that he should seek a showdown in Washington she feels in doing the Best he said things must get better they cant get the evolution trial in Dayton resulted from Hunters biology a school textbook the gift that extends your very Best wishes the sport coat by Rogers Matching Slacks from to free parking in citizens parking service 14th ave k let him pick his own give a gift certificate mens Wear 1205 13th po55773 Type of plane of Maxi off is a air Force con Vair plane of the Type that crashed into the heart of Munich saturday killing More than 50 persons the two engined plane hit a Busy downtown Street of Munich crash ing into a Street car crowded with passengers the Craft had just taken off from Munich Airport Enro Ute to its Northolt eng land base with seven Crew members and 12 dependents of military personnel abroad Story Page 1 Sec a a wire photo Price of land skyrockets Beer permit hearings set wednesday in court Here by Jerry Hall Avalanche journal staff writer at least two hearings on plications for Beer permits in Lubbock county up precinct 2 save been scheduled wednesday by county judge Bill Davis the hearings will come on the feels of the official vote canvass due in commissioners court monday voters in the precinct approved Legal liquor sales dec 10 by a to margin dealer eyes opening meanwhile at least one prospective dealer said saturday he would be open for business wednesday or thursday liquor stores must be approved by the liquor Board in aus tin As soon As the vote becomes official and a dealer is not required to have a county hearing As is the Case with a Beer permit since the results of the election became known land values along the precincts highways have sky rocketed speculation on prices being de banded and in some cases being received for leases ranges from per lot on Down Rush seen later some of the land reportedly has Ken sold outright for huge sums of Money to dealers although there apparently will some stores open before the first of the year indications Are the big Rush wont come until a Little later most dealers Are waiting for he attorney generals ruling on said one lawyer then he added lots of them didst expect the precinct to go wet and were caught with their options the land bringing prices is located just South 01 the City limits on the Slaton i Wayand on the East Side of the Tahoka Highway lease prices of a month a Between Lubbock and Posey Are one dealer claimed county atty Alton Griffin sat urday still had not received a ruling from the office of the at Torney general on the status of Slaton speculation is that the ruling will not allow liquor stores to open in Slaton meanwhile numerous notices have been published in the Ava Lanch journal and the Slaton Slat onite both fully qualified to meet publication requirements on liquor store owners seeking per mits one dealer said there will be 40 or More liquor stores in the Highby ribs broken the latest order prohibits Pur Chase of foreign goods or services with Congress appropriated funds except in cases where us prices or bids Are More than 25 per cent above those of foreign firms save million this is expected to save million a year an equal or larger amount May be saved by buy american policies already instituted in overseas military stores no appropriated funds Are used because the Money is obtained from sales to servicemen the Steps Are being taken to slow Down the outflow of Gold which has been running at a rate of nearly billion a year dependents reduction St bigger savings will come later from the pentagons Gold Dollar widow order which was modified last week to provide a reduction of about in the number of military wives and children overseas rather than the originally ordered that reduction will be accomplished in two years it is expected to save million annually on the average it costs a year in Gold to maintain a de pendent overseas when fully achieved the Over seas spending slashes now contemplated will amount to 16 per cent of americas military spend ing abroad and to nearly 10 per cent of the present annual Gold deficit injured youth goes for help after Accident Snyder special a teen age couple remained hospitalized Here saturday night after an Auto Accident Friday in which the girl was pinned under the car Al most an hour the two Nelda Pevehouse 16j and Donald Paul 17 were in Good condition saturday in Cogdell memorial Hospital Here Paul the Driver walked two Miles with six broken ribs to reach Aid after his car missed the Entrance to a Small Bridge plunged into a Creek Bank and flipped on its top the girl was trapped in the wreckage of the overturned car the boy after contacting a near Farmer who notified an ambulance insisted on staying with if selecting is a problem give an Anderson issues new Battle lasts six hours buy american Gold halt order Washington de sense department saturday issued a new buy american order which will bring to nearly million annually the total expected to be saved in the current drive to trim military spending St overseas and reduce the flow of dollars abroad embassy established Bogota Colombia Lombida this week raised its Cairo Mission to embassy status to match the embassy the United Arab Republic has maintained Here for some time the emergency vehicle until miss Pevehouse was rescued the Accident occurred about 9 pin on a dirt Road two Miles South of the lion Oil co near sri Der Highway patrolmen Ivy Daniels and will Cleveland with he help of ambulance Driver 2uaid a Coburg brought the girl o safety through a the boy had to be Given oxygen periodically because of his rib injuries miss Pevehouse suffered a fractured leg hip injury cuts and abrasions the boy also suffered a possible hip fracture he is the son of or and mrs John e Hall Hermleigh and she is the daughter of or and mrs m b Pevehouse who live in the Ira Community troops raid Congo prison release in medical team Leopold Ville up the United nations announced Satur Day that a in service troop com Pany composed of nigerian chauffeurs clerks and formed a prison held by a congolese army unit and forced them to free a 50member Austri an medical team a in spokesman said one nigerian was killed three wounded in the six hour Battle Friday in Bukavu capital of Kiva province one of the wounded was a British lieutenant the spokes Man said there were at least 30 congolese casualties All 10 were believed killed refused release the in troop assault was or dered after the congolese refused to release members of the newly arrived in Hospital unit they captured thursday the congolese had claimed the austrians were merely belgians in disguise in another development Congo Lese president Joseph Kas Mvubu Lese announced he would go monday to Coqui Latville where congolese troops were reported massing for an invasion of Oriental province a stronghold of supporters of de posed Premier Patrice Lumumba reports circulated in Leopold Ville that strongman col Joseph Mobutu was building up congolese forces in Coqui Latville for the possible move on Stanleyville Cap ital of Oriental province opened fire the in spokesman said Congo Lese troops in Bukavu opened fire Friday afternoon when nigerian soldiers approached the prison where the austrians were being held the nigerians did not immediately return the fire although one of their men was wounded the congolese brought in reinforcements while the colonel com manding the nigerian in troops called for a two phase operation under which his Force would encircle the prison and Clear the jail area when the nigerians moved in for the second time the Congo holding High ground opened stiff fire on them with four heavy machine guns these were dealt the nigerian commander reported 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