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Big Spring Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 18, 1957, Big Spring, Texas Today s we at his inside the Herald Bio Spring and Vicinity partly Cloudy through monday with scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers. High today 90. Low tonight 70. High tomorrow 9�. Big Spring daily Herald Page Page amusements. 6, 7-i> Oil news. 4-r Back to school Sec. I a round town. 4-u comics. 4-d sports la. 3-� editorials 8-c to log 6-b Jess talking 7-a women a news sea. C vol. 30, no. 61 a wire service big Spring Texas sunday August 18, 1957 Price ten cents sixty four pages today tech Board refuses hearing for profs i i ordered out of Syria 5s�?� Francis Leton vice Consul at the in. S. Embassy in Damascus Syria looks Over Magazine rack with his wife and two children on arriving in Beirut Lebanon following their ouster by the syrian government. Jeton and two other embassy officials were asked to leave the country after Syria charged Tho i. S. Was involved in a plan to overthrow the government. A wire photo. Rangers toldshowers0ver x n j. A state winds i o Jet Lage hit Corsicana Austin aug. 17 a a Texas rangers today were ordered to find elusive promoter Benjack Cage and return him for questioning to the House investigating committee aug. 26. The 5-Man committee said it would question Cage about the collapse of it insurance roof Dallas a age Enterprise. Rep Reagan Huffman of Marshall said a we Are not disposed to set our hearing to suit the convenience of those who run and hide nor those who May be harbouring any person we seek now or in the the investigating committee voted to Issue the subpoena for Cage who promoted the defunct it insurance co., of Dallas. It said its first order of business would be to investigate the company a collapse which Early this year started other in estimating committees and grand jury probes. Cage is reported out of the state set with Cage sept. 3. His testimony there would be secret. The House committee s hearings would be open. Both the Dallas and Travis county grand juries have been checking the collapse of it. State police director Homer Garrison jr., said Cage could not be brought in before the House committee if he is out of state. A the could be informed but not legally returned a Garrison said. A you can serve his attorney but it has no Legal effect. You must actually get the body you by the associated Presa briefly violent winds were generated by a heavy Shower at Corsicana As a weakening Cool front drove South across Texas saturday night. The winds toppled a Wall of Concrete blocks supporting the movie screen for an outdoor theater. An estimated half Inch of rain fell at Corsicana during the 15-minute blow. The screen fell before time for the first patrons to arrive. Rainfall reports from other Points included 1.52 inches at am Ike to deliver last ditch plea for foreign Aid Washington aug. 17 or president Eisenhower is sending a team of three top officials for a last ditch Appeal to the Senate for an increase in foreign Aid funds. But unless All the signs Are wrong Secretary of state Dulles adm. Arthur w. Radford and John Hollister Are Likely to have Little Success. Dulles is expected to ask the Senate appropriations committee at a dosed door session monday to boost up to the Legal ceiling of $3,367,000,000 the Mutual Security Cash allowance shrivelled to $2,-524,000,000 by a House vote earlier in the week. Hollister the retiring director of the International cooperation administration will Back up this plea. Radford retiring chairman of the joint chiefs of staff will argue for increases in military assistance and defense support. With sen. Knowland a Calif leading the fight. Senate republicans will seek to wipe out some of the House cuts. But they have almost no Hope of restoring the full amount sought by Eisenhower. House minority Leader Martin a mass quoted Eisenhower after a White House visit today As expressing Hope that most of the reductions will be reversed in the Senate. A a the president is very much disappointed with the work of the House on foreign Aid and Hopes i plane lands without incident with one of tires blown out san Francisco aug. 17 41 a a four engined passenger plane with 61 people aboard landed safely Here today with one of its giant tires in ribbons from a Blowout that occurred As it left Idlewild Airport new York. The United air lines dc7 came Down smoothly into a brisk wind at san Francisco International Airport on a runway lined with eight fire trucks which had been ready for hours. A Large crowd had gathered to watch the drama. The Pilot capt. Clyde Parlett 53, of san Carlos Calif., brought his big Craft quickly to a halt. He turned it around and taxied Back to the Airport with a triumphal escort of three firetrucks police cars and a Busload of newsmen. A it was just a routine flight a said Parlett a Veteran of 20 years with Ual and 20.000 hours of flight time. A that s Why we have two tires and two tubes on each he said he told the passengers about the blown out tire when the plane was Over Sacramento about 70 Miles away. He said he had Felt the tire was out of line on the Takeoff and had noticed a vibration while retracting the Landing gear. After delivering his 56 passengers and four other crewmen safely Parlett seemed surprised that Airport officials had a made such a show of the Landing. When a reporter told him his wife had said she was not coming to the Field to see the Landing because she did no to want to drive Over the crowded Bayshore freeway Parlett looked startled and said a you mean you called her about this a no reason for ouster Given vote Lubbock aug. 17 up a Texas tech directors refused today to hear three faculty members whose ouster july 13 stirred up statewide protests mainly from Liberal groups. The vote was 8-1. The dissenter was j. Evetts Haley candidate for governor last year and outspoken conservative. A a i think the Board should face these men a Haley said. Newspapers had said they believed Haley was the guiding hand in getting the three fired. At least two faculty members Are outspoken liberals in political and social matters. Other Board members said the action was unanimous. The contracts of drs. Herbert Greenberg and Byron Abernethy were not renewed. The Job held by or. Per Stensland was abolished today a meeting was open. The gop has a secret solid vote on civil rights plan july 13 action was closed with even the College president or. E. N. Jones leaving the room. The fact that the action was taken behind closed doors brought some of the strongest criticism of the Board. Still unanswered was an official statement on Why the three were fired. Two Days after the july la action Haley said Abernethy and Greenberg did t come up to a intellectual and academic Jones disagreed. Haley said Stensland s Job As head of the Ford foundation sponsored adult education pro for additional news on the Texas tech Issue turn to Page 6-a. Oil Well blast kills two men Arillo. Where Quot the Day s top tem Par 7� congressional resentment 1 at Eisenhower s implied threat to Call a special session this fall if Pera Tures was a Cool 72 Dalhart .39, Sherman .21, Salt Flat .09. Childress .05 and Wichita Falls .02. More scattered showers were predicted Over the weekend. While the front brought cooler Washington aug. 17 Una aft j contempt cases. This jury trial re or a conference with president qui rement would apply not just to Eisenhower rep. Joseph w. Mar j voting rights disputes but also to tin jr., announced today he has a a wide Range of cases having secret civil rights proposal and nothing to do with civil rights. Said republicans would fight for number of House democrats an a adequate including some northerners favor declining to describe the pro eng a stronger measure than the the Senate will restore most of postal now or tip off strategy the Senate Bill have talked of settling the Martin said. House Republican Leader said i at is time for the Senate Bill the prospects were not Bright a i think a lot of democrats will for any such action. Vote with us when they see our this situation was attributed in proposal. Some of them will think twice before they vote against he does not get the maximum appropriation that can be made. Another Factor working against any full scale restoration of funds was the apparent Lack of grass although word yesterday from some Republican leaders Indi with some changes. Notable among these is an amendment to restrict the jury trial to voting rights cases. The administration has contended that the Senate language on this score would be a damaging blow to the Federal Bond proposal Coahoma. Aug. 17 Sci they did t express themselves loudly but voters of the enlarged Coahoma Independent school District were unanimous today. They gave 23-0 approval to Assumption of bonded indebtedness and a $1.50 tax rate. Vote on the proposition was necessary because of consolidation of Coahoma and Midway districts earlier this year. Debt of the former Midway District stands at $11,500. The old Coahoma District had $183,000 in Bonds outstanding. The combined debt is $194,500. The tax rate is the same As last year. Vote approving it also was required by the consolidation. Hobbs no aug. 17 of a two men died today in an Oil Well sex visiting his Mother in los Angeles. I Losion and fire West of Here. Six weather in some areas summer roots support for the presidents heat persisted elsewhere. Presidio Appeal. Several senators said their again was the state s hot spot mail continues to urge reductions with a Reading of 108. In foreign Aid spending. His attorney m. R. Irion of Dallas said a they can Issue All the subpoenas through me but they wont reach Cage is tree under $10,000 Bond on charges of embezzling More than $600,000 from the company he organized and headed. The Travis county grand jury has directed Cage to appear tuesday hut the elusive Playboy promoter has not been served with a subpoena. The Dallas grand jury has a Date reviewing the big Spring week with Joe Pickle violence erupted during the week claiming two lives. One of the victims was 1st it. Robert l. J Potts who became the county s ninth traffic fatality of the year j it was a Freak mishap resulting from the skid of a borrowed motorcycle which he was Riding he Slid into an object which inflict j cd a fatal brain injury. $ lit it the other fatality was that of. Leon White a a Csc student from Tarzan in Martin county. His .22 pistol discharged accidentally while he and a companion were drive my to a Rabbit Hunt and the Bullet punctured the main Abdom j Mal artery. Five year old Juan j Servantes narrowly escaped being a traffic fatality Here when be was struck while crossing Hie Lamesa Highway. This is the big Day for Blake Talbott up it Akron Ohio keep your fingers crossed for him around 2 45 . When lie makes his hid tor Fame in the 31st heat of the All american soap Box Derby however any Liny who makes the Akron finals has won already a he can t lose today is a big Day also for the boat racers. Starling at 2 . There will be a round Lor the Speed merchants at Moss Creek the Long narrow pattern of the Lake makes it Ideal for spectators they All practically have a close up. The rums our teen age baseball spa the Lek pm. 6-a. C of. A were injured two critically officials said it was believed Gas. Escaping from the Well while it was being cemented was set afire when it reached the surface. I the victims were Elbert Tipton. I 22. Of Hobbs who died soon after j the explosion and Joe Green. 19. Of Odessa Tex who died several hours later. Tipton and Green were employees of the a amp a Well servicing co., which was cementing the Well j at the 4.000-foot level. The fire was brought under control about noon. In critical condition with second and third degree Burns were judge Jeffreys 35. Of Hobbs and Daniel Van Huss. 27, of Eunice. Jeffreys was a Baj employee and Van Huss was a water truck Driver for Rowland trucking co., Hobbs. Plane crashes into Homes 4 officers aboard killed Lamesa receives .35 Inch Shower Lamesa aug 17 a Rains amounting to .35 Inch hit Here tonight and washed out a southwestern league Ball game in the process. The 35 Inch was measured at the official weather station Here but downtown and West of Here Rains were reported heavier. The rain fell about 8.30 . Rained out w As the Lamesa Ballinger baseball game. West Palm Beach. Fla aug. 17 or a a twin Jet bomber came in at Telephone pole level today smashed into three houses in a quiet residential Selt Tion killing All four officers aboard. No one on the ground was injured although tales of narrow escapes were Many. Two girls sleeping on a porch were covered with debris and a bed on which a two year old boy was lying was Cut in to o. The b25 bomber based at Vance air Force base Enid. Okla., had been cleared for Landing at the Palm Beach air Force base about half a Miles from the scene of the crash. Officials said the Pilot who was on a training flight had not reported any trouble. There was no immediate explanation for the 3 a m. Crash. The 15 residents in the Homes hit by the plane were roused first by the sound of engines and the cracking of Telephone poles. The big air plane snapped several poles before it smashed into the dwellings. The air Force identified the dead As 1st it. John Jones 1016 e. 9th St Muncie ind 1st la. James i Brookman. Route 7, mount Vernon. Ill 1st it. Robert f. Detroye 2239 Sellini st., san Luis Obispo Calif and 2nd it. James e. Ewalt 4227 Begg st., Northwood to. Webb construction fund is advanced the $4 million appropriation for new construction at Webb fab moved within two notches of realization saturday. Sen Lyndon b. Johnson advised the Herald that House and Senate conferees had approved authorization of $4,118,000 for Webb fab. A was soon As the conference report is adopted by both houses the Bill goes to the president for signature Quot wired the senator. The air Force has not detailed the expansion program which has been listed under operational training maintenance Supply and communication facilities utilities and ground improvements. It is. However work for the base itself and is not to be confused with the Capehart housing project a $6�?~i million Dollar project due to get underway within another month rated that a Compromise was As judiciary i Good As wrapped up there appeared to be a stiffening attitude i today in at least some sectors of the Gap Camp. After breakfasting at the White House. Martin returned to the Capitol to declare the president s position is unchanged and he still is not in favor of the terms of a Compromise being pushed by a number of House democrats. A let me make it Crystal Martin said. A there is no weakening in our position. We want a Bill As first proposed by president Fli Benhower that will adequately protect the voting rights of millions of our although the administration has stated that voting rights Protection is its main aim its Bill As introduced and passed by the House went far beyond that Field j it would permit the attorney general to apply for Federal court injunctions against alleged violations of All kinds of civil rights i persons disregarding the Ini unc i Bons could be jailed for contempt by Federal judges without jury trials. Teamster big shots coming up for quiz Gram was abolished because among other things the College did t have the Money and that it was of Little academic importance. Board chairman w. D. Watkins of Abilene said today he and vice chairman Jim Lindsey of Midland conferred with the three professors this week and a we gave them evidence against Watkins said that at the private conferences with the faculty members he a asked each one of them if they wanted the press invited and each of them the chairman said this was justification for not granting the men an open hearing today. Watkins was asked Why the Board did not state publicly today j he reasons for the discharges As he previously indicated the Board would. I a i told the members of the Board and we decided not to give the he replied. Whether today a action would Stop investigations by two College groups was not determined. An inquiry by the Southern Assn. Of colleges into the firings has been put off until september in Hope the situation will be clarified. A spokesman for the american Assn. Of University professors said that group also is investigating. The tech Board took two other major related actions. It changed its by Laws to require a majority vote before closed door sessions can be held. Previously. The vote of one member was All that was necessary. The Board also noted to set up a committee on faculty tenure Job Security that will include Washington. Aug 17 i.4i�?sen to say what they would Deal with. Mcclellan Ltd Ark it said today two Mcclellan denouncing what he teamster big shots. James r called the bogus Charters issued Hoffa and Einar o. Mohn will be for teamsters locals in new York the principal witnesses in the Cli said the testimony showed a there two Board members two faculty Max next week of an investigation was a conspiracy to procure and members and one or two Repie of labor racketeering in new make use of these Charters for York. Fraudulent purposes and unworthy Hoffa is the Midwest Leader of objectives the giant teamsters Union and he said the evidence showed the front running candidate to they were issued to gangsters succeed Dave Beck As president criminals and racketeers both for the rigging of a teamsters election speedy visitors at Webb air Force base Lino weird Needle nosed Jet plane officially lie or Force s from was a visitor Al Webb or Force Rase saturday the Short winged twin Jet speedster is one of the fastest fighters in the world it was one two supersonic planes at the base saturday. A companion an f too super Sabre a was its flying mate t Apt. Howard in. L Eaf w As Pilot of the Lockheed f Loi and t Al. Robert f. Ronea hew the a Joo. The two planes were in route from Luke Field art., to Eglin fab. Fla. The Senate Cut Down the in i Junction prov Ision to voting rights. A then it added that jury trials must be granted in most criminal pickets Stop Detroit papers Detroit. Aug 17 a we sunday editions of Detroit a three newspapers were delayed tonight As mailers picketed the Detroit news. Although the Detroit free press and Detroit tunes were not directly involved in the dispute the two newspapers ran Only a few j Hundred copies off presses for editorial record. Both reported How Evor their presses were plated and a press run was ready on a moments notice Raymond e. Brown of Dayton Ohio vice president of the inter i National mailers Union said picket lines were thrown up at the i news Iii protest to the tiring of 67 mailers today. The dispute stopped Satin Day distribution of the news. The Detroit times published its saturday j edition As Dill the free press the j news and times Are afternoon papers. The free press is a morning paper. Flu Ca ses growing Washington aug 17 .4&Quot the Ntim Lver of cases of Asiatic flu in the United states has reached Between 20.000 and 25.000, surgeon j general Leroy Burney report. I a the Union convention in Mi-1 Ami sept 30. Mohn is executive vice president and Beck s right hand Man. Both have been linked in testimony before the special Senate rackets committee to Charters issuer for phony gangster dominated locals of the teamsters Union in the new York City area. Mcclellan the committee chairman said Mohn has been called to testify monday afternoon when and to serve hoodlums a was a kind of Hunting License to prey on legitimate businesses and honest working people and Union members Quot he noted that Thomas l. Hickey. An International vice president of the Union who has announced his candidacy tor the presidency testified yesterday Hoffa originated the plan to set up the phony locals. The idea. Hickey said was to the hearings Are resumed. Hoffa. Is scheduled to Lake Hie witness a up additional Voles for John chair tuesday j o Rourke Hoffa s candidate also to be heard monday ahead for president of j he new Ork of Mohn is another witness whom joint Council of teamsters in a Mcclellan Calls the tight 1956 election contest senator declined to identity this Martin Lacey the Man o Ruu Ike witness in Advance. Was trying to unseat told the Mcclellan said the committee committee that the establishment plans to wind up its current series of the locals was a fraud against of hearings on new York labor the Union. O Rourke when ques rackets in midweek and then take toned about this invoked his a recess for three weeks or so. Kilt h Amend in ent Protection he said hearings might be re against possible self incr Mina sued about sept. 20 but declined Hon sedatives of the school administration. The members will to named later. Haley voted against setting up the committee and instead offered a Resolution asking that the legislature define by Law a whether or not any College employee has a vested right in his Job and whether or not any one can he fired for any just cause without danger of turning the institutions of Texas Willy Nilly into a Public sounding Board tor Radical elements Haley s motion died for Lack of a second. Dallas party ends in a gang fight Dallas aug 17 if a a bloody gang Battle erupted Early today when a group of latin american youths tried to crash an overflowing party. One youth was shot and at least three others were lacerated with bricks and other weapons. Police arrested la persons investigation of aggravated Sault. On As Reuther offers Auto men will bargain of lower prices Detroit aug 17 p the Quot a positive and practical proposal United Auto workers Union has for making an effective beginning proposed to the big three of the Iii stopping and reversing the inflationary trend Quot he noted that president Eisenhower has asked management and labor to exercise restraint in Price and wage policies. Declaring thai Uei incr corporation pro its nor Union wine Paramount Reuther told presidents it Hie big three Quot to ascending Bolti by far Are the interests of the american to ple As a whole in a stable Price level for that reason we Are confident our members will tie willing to take the consequences in collective bargaining if the Price reductions we propose should make it impossible to meet automobile Industry that they Cut prices on 1958 models by an average of at least Suk a tar and in return the Law will modify its new contract demands next year in a joint move to combat inflation. I is president Wailer p. Reu Iller today disclosed the proposal Iii making Public letters sent ves ter Day to general motors corp Ford motor to. Aud Chrysler corp. There was no immediate comment from the Auto firm. Reuther said the proposal was based on the unanimous action of the Law International of executive Board. He said he was suggesting All of their just demands and still the proposal. Maintain reasonable rat of profit a Reuther added. A in other words we Are not asking you to take any risk that we Are not prepared to the Law contracts with the big three run out next Spring around june i the Union has announced that its lop goal in new contract negotiations will lie a Shorter week Aud a substantial incr us Iii Lake Boule pay. Earlier this year Reuther proposed to the head of the Auto companies that they get together with the Union in separate management Umon talk to explore the idea of a Shorter work week before the Start of bargaining sessions the companies turned Down

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