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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - September 20, 1960, Lubbock, Texas 78 DIE IN WRECKAGE Crash Survivor Tells Of Signs Of Trouble AGANA Guam AP A sur vivor told today of signs of en gine trouble on takeoff minutes before a World Airways transport crashed into ML Barrigada killing 78 Aviationseaman William P Baxter of Nashville who Monday rescued three Chinese of ficers from the flamLig wreckage talked with newsmen at a Guam hospital I told my seating companion something appeared wrong with the engine Within a couple of min utes I felt several jolts and the next thing I knew I was about 10 yards away from the plane with the plane seat under Just before takeoff Baxter said the man next to name he didnt that one of the DC6Bs four engines died With Baxter at the informal press conference was Edgar W Schwoyer of San Leandro the navigator and the only surviv ing crew member Both received cuts and bruises Schwoyer said that the planes lights began flickering apparently when vhe transport scraped some trees No Fire The day was dear and there was no fire before the impact Schwoyer said The navigator broke a cockpit window and climbed out There were several violent explosions and a vicious he said Baxter said he got up from the ground and ran into the plane There were a bunch of people trying 10 get oat They were all panicky and I told them to calm down but they wouldnt listen to me There were fires inside the plane but it had not yet exploded I noticed the hand of one of three Chinese officers move They were all still fastened to their seats I unfastened their belts and pushed them out of the he related Sixteen persons survived the crash worst in Guams history Investigators combed the wreck age today for clues to the crash while soldiers stood guard Truman Makes Official INDEPENDENCE Mo Former President Harry S Tru man put his political loot down today declaring in no uncertain terms that he does not choose to run for the Senate Neither did he recommend anyone tor the job I will not accept the nomina tion to the Senate because I dont think it is right lor me to accept Truman said I say no posi Various Democrats he said have been pressuring him to seek the job left vacant by the death of Sen Thomas C Hennings who had two years remaining of his term Truman has made similar state ments to this effect before but they were generally responses to informal questions Today he is sued a formal statement making his unavailability official The former president would not say who if anyone he prefers for the nomination Minneapolis Man Gets Houston Post HOUSTON AP William P Steven former vice president and executive editor of the Minneap olis Star and Tribune will join the Houston Chronicle on Nov 1 as a news the Chron icle said today The Chronicle did not announce Stevens exact capacity Steven 52 is a former manag ing editor of the Tulsa Tribune He served the Minneapolis Star and Tribune as managing editor for 11 years before being named vice president and executive edi tor in 1954 a post he held until last month Steven was president of The As sociated Press Managing Editors Association in 1949 and was the first chairmanof its Continuing Study Committee He is a native of Eau Claire Wis APPARENTLY KIDNAPED Missing Polio Victim Found Alive And Well PHOENIX Ariz missing paralyzed UPI A polio victim apparently kidnaped as she wait ed in her sisters parked car was found today alive and well Police immediately began a search for the man who appar ently drove the car away then left it parked in front of a West Phoenix trailer court sometime during the night Aletha Todd 30 was still in the car when it was sighted by a resident of the area this morning Miss Todd who is unable to talk or move more than a few steps last was seen late yesterday as she waited in the front passenger seat of her sisters parked car The sister Anell Todd Carter 40 had left the paralyzed woman in the car while she went on an errand Mrs Carter said that when she returned the car was missing She had left the keys in the ig nition switch While Mrs Carter was away the parking tot attendant had closed up for the night but left Mrs Carters car as she had parked it since Miss Todd still was sitting in the front seat Police said witnesses saw two men standing by the car shortly before the lot was dosed Fingerprint experts were sent to take prints on the Carter car By HESRY J BECHTOL0 N E YORK UPI Wall Streeters saw nothing to about in y e s t e rdays sharpest break in stock prices in five years but they were divided to 3ay on when a comeback would be made The list had been declining in WEATHER FORECAST Showers are forecast Tuesday night over the northern central Rockies and the portion of Florida Fair weather is expected over the rest of the na tion It will be cooler in the northeast corner o the nation and in the northwest region The upper Mississippi Vallev will be warmer AP Wirephoto Map LUNCH AT MATADOR Fair Boosters Swing Into Northwest Area By JERRY HALL AvalancheJournal Staff Writer MATADOR Special Lubbock fair boosters swung north and northeast this morning to plug the Panhandle South Plains Fair in Lubbock next week The first stop after leaving Lub bock at was at Hale Center where a sparse early morning crowd turned out A 10 minute delay in the schedule caused the boosters to arrive at Plainview High School late there by missing the scheduled program there However they were well re ceived in downtown Plainview and from there went to Lockney where they stopped in the downtown business district Boosters made three stops at Floydada one at the junior high one at the grade school and one in the business dis trict More than 200 elementary grade students lined up in neat orderly rows to greet them From Floydada the booster caravan went to Matador for a lunch stop and also visited the high school and grade school They were scheduled to stop at Roaring Springs Dickens and Spur this afternoon before heading for home This is the third of five schedul ed trips throughout the South PlainsEastern New Mexico area to promote the annual fair As on the other trips the Bowman Broth ers are giving musical entertain ment at each stop while the boost ers pass out souvenirs SET HERE WEDNESDAY Educators To Attend Workshop Of TSTA The Weather cloudy and warm today ronight and Wednesday Widely scattered afternoon and night time taundershowers Hizhest today S3 north to 95 south Lowest tonight 56 to 70 SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST to partly cloudy tarmza wiih warm days and mild nights Highest today SS to 96 Lowest 56 to 77 SOUTHWEST to partly cloudy wiih little Krajwrature cfrange throazh Wednesday Isolated late after noon and evening showers io thundershow ers extreme conhwest portion Hiebest today S4 to 100 Lowest tonizat 62 to TL EXTREME SOLTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy and little remoeraiare change today tonieht and Wednesday with Isolated evening thandershowers Hishest today SOs Lowest tonisht 60s NORTH CENTRAL to partly cloudy and warm today tonlEht and Wednesday Widely scattered after noon and tfcundcrshowers Hicbest today 94 to 100 Lowes toinzht 63 to 75 NORTHEAST TEXAS Generally fair and warm today tonicbt and Wednesday Highest today 90 to 96 Lowest tonlxht 65 1072 to partly cloudy and warm Tuesday and Wednesday Widely scattered afternoon and nighttime thun dershowers mostly west and south perl lions NEW cloudy Tuesday and Wednesday with scattered thunder showers Little chanra In temperatures Official readings as recordeC by Bureau at Lubbock Texas TMtlay EvtMiig September 20 1960LUMOCK AU Few Worry j About Dip In Stocks FUTURE JEOPARDIZED Independent Federal Reserve Is Endorsed Integration Suit Is Filed By RICHARD H HOEX1G NEW YORK AP A noted economist said today the Federal Reserve System must remain in dependent lor the welfare ol the nation It would be most unfortunate if PORT ARTHUR suit the Federal Reserves future in was filed Monday in federal disj dependence were jeopardized by trict court at Beaumont to force enveloping it in some new eco the Port Arthur Independent morale policy council under direct School District to integrate its presidential control of through the the international situation Deliberate use of the presidential last Friday had finished only The suit was filed for eight Nejappouitive declared Dr slightly above the 1960 low chldren bv Beaumont lawGabriel Hauge whichhad held Ln three J5S Former Assistant tests this year ii TH S M h 11 V Kauge chairman of the Fi But the trading T Committee of me Manufac grew nervous over the wirnam oihirers o Xew York ii 3ri t it iJallcii 01 tne rne suit sought on the pending arrival Communist leaders and selling federal is a former special assist courtiant to President Eisenhower on came into the market at the out set yesterday Selling Wave i The initial declines dropped the Dow Jones industrial average through its triple bottom of 599 and touched off a selling wave that continued unabated through the close Prices fell as much as in International Business Machines m the heaviest trading since June 21 At the close the Dow Jones industrial average stood at off points the widest break since Monday Sept wheniuii President Eisenhowers weekend heart attack dropped the average j points the biggest breakj since the 1929 crash Some of the analysts see much more weakness in certain sections of the list before the list bases permission for the Negro children j economic affairs to attend public schools near theirj homes It also sought an a speh PrePared officials operate on a racially segregated basis are The eight Negro children ac jally bring attacks on people in jthe money business and their pol iicies The drumfire has already be cording to the suit all were dei nied enrollment in Port Md t can expected to Franklin Elementary School wth growing intensityin action Monday was the first caseime remaining weeks of the cam filed in this area to force public he said school integration Houston so far Hauge noted that both presiden is the only place in Texas where tial candidates have declared public schools have been intention to maintain the court orders i Federal Reserves statutory inde jpendenee But the economist i called most disturbing a state out somewhere in the area be tween 550 and 5SO in the Dow Jones industrial average Declines they contend would t to thls 1 p ra 2 p m 3 p 4 P m 5 p 6 p m 7 p m S p rn 9 p 10 p in 11 p m Midnight 1 a m 2 a m 3 a ra 4 a m 5 a ra 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 73 10 a rn 72 11 a ra 71 12 Noon SS 90 SO 90 ra S3 73 71 P Sun sets today sun rises Wednesday Maximum humidity 79ft minimum hu midity humidity at noon today Approximately 130 educators from the 17county area compris ing Dist 13 of the Texas State Teachers Association are expected to attend the annual workshop and banquet for unit leaders Wednes day at Smylie Wilson Junior High School Mrs Ethel K Terrell of Lubbock district president has announced Mrs Mary Alexander of Pales tine president of the state as sociation will give the keynote address at the opening general session which will begin at Her topic will be TSTA Faces the Directors To Speak Mrs Grace Scott of Tulia Na tional Education Association direc tor for Texas representing the national organization will also speak Mrs Terrell will preside at workshop sessions and at a ban quet for unit leaders members of the executive board school ad ministrators presidents of class room teachers units vice presi dents of local TSTA units and special guests at in the Wilson cafeteria In charge of discussion group meetings scheduled from to p m for sectional leaders are Harvey Owen Lubbock local unit presidents Glenn Reeves He Learns While He tarns His FIRST Elected Office When a fellows own friends recognize him as leader he has really ar rived Yesterday Jim was elected president of the Booster Club of his is one of the highest honors a lad of his age could receive It made him fael good when his favorite teacher said Jim this is not an easy job but I know you will handle it You have the qualities of an outstanding Many of these qualities of leadership were de veloped by Jim on his newspaper route As a young man with his own busi ness he had learned how to think for himself as well as the importance of serving others well Throughout the United States Canada and other free nations of the world young men with newspaperboy experience are demonstrating the value of this fine trainingand society is the benefactor Littlefield Charles F legislative and chairmen Mrs program Mathews public Scott chairmen Plainview relations member ship chairmen Frank Mullican Lubbock TEPS chairmen Mrs Laverne Hancock Future Teach ers of America chairmen and Floyd Honey Lubbock district convention chairmen The workshop will close with a general session at pjn At tendance at the banquet is by in vitation only Mrs Terrell said However all other meetings are open to any teachers in the district who would like to attend Workshop consultants will in clude the following staff and board members of the state association Mrs Alexander Omer Douglas member of the legis lative committee and from Austin Sam B Culpepper director of field service E L Galyean di rector of research and records John H Lovelady assistant di rector of field service Charles B Hamilton and A H Hooser field representatives and R F Loyd assistant director of re search and records Members of the executive com mittee are Mrs Terrell Dr Ralph Schilling Littlefield Char les F Mathews Plainview Mrs Byron Rucker Brownfield Mrs Mary Lee Wristen Post Mrs Pauline Clark Plainview G W Marcom Levelland Nat Williams Lubbock John Jenkins Lorenzo Mrs Murray Crone Morton Charlie Speed Levelland and Gor don Deering Lubbock with a LUBBOCKmALANCHEJOURNAL ROUTE of his own and his parents behind him a GREAT FUTURE lies ahead Trucks Collide At Intersection Drivers of two trucks one pull ing a house trailer and the other a trailer loaded with three cows were in collision about at the intersection of Idalou Hwv and FM Rd 400 Robert M Ratjen 61 Floydada owner of the cattle trailer was reported taken to a hospital in a private automobile but was not be lieved seriousiy injured He was driving a pickup truck highway patrolmen said The other man James M Revil le 37 of Amarilio driving a truck apparently was not injured Both trucks and trailers were overturned in the collision accord ing to the highway patrol Investigators said Ratjen head ed north on FM Rd 00 had pull ed into the intersection when he was struck by Revilles truck go ing west on the Idalou Hwy Air Hunt For Airmen Is Renewed LONDON faint and mysterious code signal picked up by a British Royal Air Force bomber brought a resumption to day of the aerial search for the three crewmen aboard a crashed U S Air Force B47 The big sixjet American bomb er collided in flight with another aircraft Wednesday and plunged into the sea more than 300 miles from the British Isles The second plane limped into Shannon Ire land HIGH AND LOW Readings In Texas High and low temperatures for Texas cities as reported by the U S Weather Bnrean at Lubbock for the 24hour period ended at a m today City High Low Lubbock 91 62 Dalhart 83 55 Wichita 100 72 Dallas 98 77 Austin X 70 Beaumont 93 73 San 99 SS Midland 95 66 Alpine 90 57 Houston 92 72 Galveston 88 77 Laredo 71 Corpus 77 AnmrUJo 86 Abilene 97 72 Brownsville 89 69 El Paso 92 SS 68 leave the list close to an oversold wsition The other school of thought however is for prices to make a comeback in a day or two and hen move back into the feature ess pattern of recent months No Big Rally In any event the consensus is that no sustained rally will get underway until there are definite indications of a pickup in the economy Nikita Khrushchevs visit play ed a part in yesterdays break but financial editors pointed out t also must be related to the do mestic picture The emergency session of the Jnited Nations was on every ones mind financial men admit ed but they contended that the sharpest drop in nearly two years stemmed directly from home grown the New York Herald Tribune said Wall Street analysts offered a variety of reasons for the mar kets sharp decline Some cited concern over the international sit uation as Soviet Premier Khrush chev arrived for the United Na tions General Assembly session and called for a general and complete d i s a Others noted that domestic business con tinued to show no signs of an im The Weather Across U S High and low temperatures for U S cities as reported by the Weather Bnreau at Lubbock for the 24hour pe riod ended at to day City High Low Albuquerque 82 56 Birmingham 64 Boise Idaho 52 Boston 64 53 Buffalo X 59 Casper 54 Chicago 70 58 Denver 54 Helena Mont 87 Kansas City 60 Las Vegas JTev 67 Los Angeles 65 Miami Beach 88 81 Minneapolis 51 New Orleans 63 New York City67 57 Oklahoma City 92 68 Phoenix 75 St Louis 52 Salt City 86 56 San Francisco 56 51 Seattle 60 46 Spokane 79 39 Washington D C 81 66 Some temperature extremes from the 48 adjacent states 105 degrees at Gila Bend smd 104 at Ynnia Monday 24 degrees at Big Piney and 27 at Fraser this morning NEW YORK AP Eleanor Roosevelt says she would prob ably vote for an inferior Demo cratic candidate in a national or state election over a superior Re publican candidate The widow of President Frank lin D Roosevelt made the statej ment in the October issue of McCalls magazine be alert for like the power to tax She was asked If you werepe to appoint is the power confronted with an inferior destroy ocratic candidate and a really sul The seven governors of the sys perior Republican candidate item are appointed by the presi Y f p 1 1 d auiLC Interior JDemo attributed to one of the can Get Eleanors Vote jdidates He did not name which one Governors Appointed The statement said a new pres ident will find the Federal Re serve pursuing a new economic policy Our central bank under its present charter enjoys wide con fidence among people in both par Dr Hauge said We must which would you vote for why She replied In a national orj state election I would probably vote for the Democrat I feel that he would be surrounded by able people who would make him live up to the traditions of the Demo cratic party at least in a higher office This does not hold true in local elections In these elections quite frankly I thiak it is wise to vote for the individual rather than for the minent Times said the New York Face Draft Call In November WASHINGTON AP Tne Army today issued a draft call for men in November This compares with the quota of previously announced for October The new call brought to 930 the total number drafted or earmarked for induction since the resumption of Selective Service in September 1950 nddent with the consent of the Sen jate Hauge told the first general session of the convention that the issue of monetary discipline and credit restraint has been made by some the shuttlecock of parti san politics Ends Wednesday In the presidents address John W Remington of Rochester urged bankers to become innova tors and not just imitators must invent new ways and new methods to carry out our re sponsibilities as financial lead he said Also on the agenda of the gen eral session was the election of Carl A Bimson now vice presi dent to succeed Remington Bim son is president of the Valley Na tional Bank of Phoenix Ariz Sam M Fleming of Nashville is slated to be the new vice president The fourday convention ends Wednesday after a second general session BEST BUILT ALASKA City nigh Anchorage 51 Fairbanks Jiincan 53 Cnlsary S3 Kdmonton 56 Montrewi 45 26 40 43 53 PLEASES THE PRINCESS LONDON UPI David John Payne former footman to Prin cess Margaret said he used ex pensive aftershave lotion because she to give an apprecia tive sniff when I was BAA BEST BUY Well prove both points in minutes Give Mercury the roughest ride around then look at the near unbelievable price S63S66 below any Fury or Impala More car less money THATS MERCURY 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