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Corpus Christi Times (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Corpus Christi, Texas Index amusements Page 4c classified Page 6c comics Page 45 crossword Puzzle Page so editorials Page 28 sports Page 6b women news Page 1c volume 169 entered As second class matter at los Post of lace at Corpus Chrystl Texas under act of Morch 3 1978 Corpus Christi Texas monday january 23 1961 published every weekday afternoon by the publishing evening edition 30 five cents ice Coats fire ruins tons of ice cling to destroyed buildings in the Wake of a Hal million Dollar fire which swept the Carbondale a business District yesterday fourteen families were forced to flee in 10belowzero weather it was the second major fire to hit the City in six years a wire photo the out going Secretary Omo effectuate a review and re Thomas s Gates in an let hour decision has disapproved the proposal of the army transportation mate r i Al com Mand to reopen the overhaul and repair facilities at the Nav Al air station u Crsp John Young told the times today an Adverse decision is never helpful Young said but i am confident we will get a much More sympathetic hearing from the new administration i am very hopeful that will be Able versa of the Adverse decision Young said an Appeal is being prepared to the new Secretary of defense Robert Mcnamara to review the proposal of the army and the disapproval of the outgoing Secretary of de sense the decision of the Secretary of defense is particularly disappointing in View of the enthusiastic approval of Materiel com Mand proposal of the whole army command Young said the use of the facility Here has caller times news service issues in the f7ih legislature will be handled by committees South texans headed by two sen Bruce Reagan of Corpus Christi today Man of the was named chair Senate insurance committee which eventually will consider the controversial Merit rate Section of the new state Auto insurance Law which is de for amendment in this session sex Abraham ka7cn of la redo was named chairman of the legislative congressional and judicial resist rating commit tee which must tackle the Job of realigning the entire slate this year for representation in the Texas legislature the u s con Gress and state judiciary sen Hubert r Hudson of Brownsville was named chair Man of the military and vet Erans affairs committee Reagan also was named vice chairman of the education com Mittee and was named a Mem Ber of banking finance Oil and Gas state affairs and water and conservation committees Kazen was named vice chair Man of contingent expense Anc a member of state affairs state departments and institutions transportation claims constitutional amendments finance jurisprudence Nomina Jons and privileges and elections committees Hudson was named vice chairman of jurisprudence and a member of the banking constitutional amendments education labor and management Public health state affairs and water and conservation committees appointment of the committees opened the Way in the Senate for the first actual Steps of lawmaking introduction of Senate Bills was the next step other chairmen named by it gov Ben Ramsey include sen Wardlow Lane state affairs com Mittee sen Ray Roberts of Mckinney finance sen Dorsey Hardeman jurisprudence sen George Moffett agriculture Anc livestock sen Lewis Crump constitutional amendments sen Andy Rogers education sen Martin Dies or nominations sen George Parkhouse water conservation meanwhile lie House was been previously approved by the j teams of army and de Ense department officials have Nade several visits to Corpus Christi to inspect the facilities at in a 53pagereport visiting officials concluded that the acidity Here was the Only one that favourably met the Overall criteria a special committee has been appointed for the purpose of seeding an air Force facility at which to implement the proposal of the army Materiel command Young said the committee is to report to the army by feb 6 and to the Secretary of defense by feb 13 every Effort is being made to prevail upon the new Secretary of defense to review the plan submitted by the army transportation Materiel command including the proposal to reopen the Corpus Christi facility and to forestall any1 action by the special committee until the Secretary of defense has reviewed tiie army plan Youn said an Appeal is being prepared for president Kennedy emphasizing the Merit of the army plan and the assistance such a proposal would Render to the econ omy of the Corpus Christi area which has been depressed to a critical state since the closing of the naval Young said the Oil department a Nas formerly overhauled and re paired Navy planes Ohgi nes Anc parts until it was ordered closes More than two years ago at time it employed about 3000 civilians with an annual payroll o about million gradually Cut its operations Vintilo it closed its doors june 30 1059 the air Force and private con tractors now Are overhauling army helicopters but the army has proposed that it do about 40 egg men fit to be Fried Dallas to things we rent sunny Side up at sunny Yolk farms today poachers scrambled the company books by taking 5509 in Cash and s2700 in checks from an office Safe at Sie egg processing Plant tiie hard bailed eggs cracked the Knob off the Small vault to get their loot tomorrow Santee Ine woman pulled from Bay a woman about 60 years old who refused to give her name was pulled from the water off the Lawrence Street Thead about 1 pm today a witness told workers at the City Harbor masters office that a woman had jumped from the Phyllis Samsu a geophysical exploration boat her purse coat and shoes were left neatly on the deck Jim Muzzy assistant Harbor master threw a life ring to the woman and then jumped into the water to help her out Cha official chosen Washington a president Kennedy today designated Lester h Thompson a career official to be acting commissioner of the Federal housing administration until a commissioner is chosen Thompson is the comptroller of Cha Stock Market makes gain new York a the Stock Market pushed higher in heavy trading Early this afternoon the associated press average of 60 stocks at noon was up 100 at 23090 with industrials up 170 rails up 80 and utilities up 10 film censorship upheld Washington a the supreme court today upheld censorship of motion pictures before their Public showing the tribunal acted on an Appeal by times film corp distributors of a movie called Don Juan the firm refused to submit the picture to Chicago censors and the City then refused a permit for its exhibition Athens Greece a the u s aircraft Carrier Saratoga put into nearby Pha Leron Bay today with seven dead and Many injured after a fire at sea the fire occurred in the Eastern Mediterranean where the big aircraft Carrier was on patrol with the u s 6thfleet a report to Navy Headquarters in Washington said the fire broke out shortly after Midnight in the area of the engine room while the Carrier was headed for ath ens the Blaze was believed to have been caused by a broken fuel Oil line the seven dead included four officers and three enlisted1 men names were withheld until relatives were notified Washington did not get the count of injured in the Early re ports the naval air station Here said that it t g Higgins assistant safety officer of adm Louis Kirns staff last fall joined the Saratoga after leaving Here his family no longer lives in Corpus Christi the Navy said the Saratoga weath tomorrow at 5 pm is the deadline for Absentee voting in saturdays election on 57355000 in new City Bonds and on the Cliff mans Airport land question six persons voted at City Hall tins morning bringing to 61 the total number of Absentee ballots cast thus far the Bond election is open to property owning taxpayers who Are otherwise qualified to vote property ownership is not a pre requisite to voting on the Cliff maus land question which is open to All City voters the Bonds represented by five separate issues on the ballot will finance Public works projects planned Over the next four years the Cliff maus question is whether to keep the 470 acres of Cit owned land for Public development or to sell it Cliff maus is the former City Airport All Absentee voting is entered on first floor of City Hall it is open to voters who expect to be absent from the City saturday voters with 1959 poll tax receipts or exemption certificates Are eligible to vote in the elec Tion 2week dispute ends without Job Security Issue settlement new York a a Harbor strike that had caused a paralysing Railroad tie up throughout much of the East was ended today by tentative agree ment on a new work pact Topflight mediator including president Kennedy new Secretary of labor Arthur j Goldberg met in a Marathon 14hour session that ended with the announce ment of a settlement at am Crew fought the fire for two hours finally extinguishing it without help from other ships of the 6th Fleet the Saratoga forecast for Cor pus Christl and Vicinity mostly Cloudy Al rain Little change in tempera ures through tomorrow Low tonight 5660 High this Vernoon and tomorrow 6569 wind forecast mostly East winds 12 to 20 Miles an hour through tomorrow temperature downtown at noon 63 degrees relative humidity 73 or cent barometric pressure 3016 highest temperatures yester Day and lowest this morning International Airport 6450 Cham Ber of Commerce 6054 water temperature at port Arkansas this morning 55 degrees Sunrise tomorrow Sunset pm today Moonrise pm tomorrow Moonset am tomorrow Gulf of Mexico Lides High the strike of Railroad tug and forty boat workers against 11 railroads that operate in new York Harbor had crippled the cites commuter transportation forcing 100000 persons to look for other Means of getting to and rom Means work ment had the right to decide the number of men needed both sides finally agreed to de Fer any decision until next de Cember when a White House study on Railroad Manning prob lems is completed the commis Sion headed by former Secretary of labor James p Mitchell was appointed by former president Eisenhower the striking Marine unions be sides the seafarers were Marine see strike Page 13 the walkout of the 664 workers in three Marine unions on Jan 10 had also virtually shut Down the new York Central and the new Haven railroads both roads said they hoped to get Back into operation by Tomor Row morning the unions have called a ratification meeting for later in the Day at the seafarers International Union Headquarters in Bro mostly Cloudy occasional rain Cloudy resin is forecast which will be 4 years old in april normally car Ries about 3soo officers and men she is one the u s Forrestal larg est aircraft carriers pm today and pm Tomor Row Low pm today am tomorrow and pm to Morrow rainfall inches 62 of an Inch above Normal Weatherman Page 6c Washington h5 president Kennedy and his new administrations top defense and diplomatic officials today started a far reach ing review of the National Secoir Ity program seeking a safeguarded peace with the communist Blocken Nedy began talks with key aides at mid morning and arranged to resume the discussions after a recess for lunch sitting in with the new president at the conference in the Cabinet room at the White per cent of its own work in Case scheduled to consider a resold of an emergency the army then Seo Austin Page take Over All such work Lyn both sides were expected to Okay the pact the settlement was announced by gov Nelson a Rockefeller at his mid town Manhattan office Goldberg called the settlement fair decent and Honor Able he said he was Happy the strike was settled both mayor Robert f Wagner and Rockefeller who had invited Goldberg to attend the sessions praised the new labor Secretary for his contribution to the Settle Motel is planned near flour Bluff a 25 unit motor hotel is planned at 24012405 Lexington by a men the officials looked r Anderson of Dallas architect Morris l Levy who designed the project for Ander son said contracts for construction will be let sometime next week the buildings will Cost about 590000 they will consist of three one Story Brick veneer structures by Hoyt Hagar caller times staff writer Austin sen Bruce Reagan today introduced in the Texas Senate Bills to enable Del mar College to expand its District boundaries and to enlarge its pro Gram to four years and award baccalaureate degrees they Are he first of several South Texas bids for state sup port or expansion of teaching programs Laredo Junior College plans to bid for a study of the feasibility of becoming a four year College pan american col lege at Edinburg is to ask for state support of fou year work one of sen reagans Bills would authorize de1 mar College to enlarge its teaching program to four years with degrees in the Fields of Liberal arts business Gan provides that where any training teacher education and music the Bill incorporates prohibitions against offering of degrees of engineering Law Medicine agriculture journalism architecture or pharmacy tie Bill also provides that no funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated by the legislature of this state for payment to any such Junior College District shall be used to defray any of the costs of teaching or other Wise defray ing costs of students who Are in third and fourth collegiate years before fou year status is established the College District must hold a referendum among taxpayers of the District Accord ing to the Reagan Bill the other Del mar Bill by Rea Junior College District As originally created and organized had the same boundaries As an Independent school District and where the boundaries of such Independent school District have been or May Icrea Ter be extended and enlarged by consolidation attach ment of territory or any other Means or by a combination one or More of such Means that the boundaries of such Junior College District and Independent school District Are no longer coincident then such territory which has been added to such Independent school District by such consolidation attachment or other Means or by a combination of one or More such Means May be annexed to such Junior College District for Junior College purposes Only the Mote also will include swimming Pool site of the Motel project is just West of the Texas mexican Haggard after their Long sessions Wagner called Goldberg Tower of strength Goldberg flew to new York less than 24 hours after he Hac been sworn into Kennedy Cabi net the key to the settlement and Little change in temperature s the weather Bureau forecast Lor Corpus Christi today and to Morrow the Low tonight is expected to be Between 56 and 60 degrees and the nigh today and Tomor Row Range Between 65 and 3 winds will be mostly Easterly 12 to 20 Miles an hour through tomorrow Low temperatures registered this morning were 50 at inter National Airport and 54 at the chamber of Commerce building on the Bayfront West tension while Beeding up the nations defences a grim reminder of troubles ahead reportedly came in a secret message from ambassador Llewellyn e Thompson who met saturday in Moscow with so Viet Premier Nikita Khrushchev Thompsons Cable was under stood to report that Khrushchev while talking hopefully of an agreement with the Kennedy administration in private had adopted the same Tough unyielding position on issues that wrecked previous Western Hopes Khrushchev served up the same old hash to Kennedy that he had placed before former president Eisenhower without Success said diplomatic officials with this background it seemed Likely the Kennedy meet ing with Rusk and would concentrate on i a searching look at the state of the nations military de lenses in departing Eisen Hower called them second to none but in his Campaign Ken Nedy questioned this and pledged or officials were joining in the Quick moves to build More Mili were Secretary of state Rusk and Secretary of House Dean defense Robert s Mcnamara also on h a n d were Mcgeorge Bundy Kennedy personal aide on National Security matters under Secretary of stat Tobe Chest Ter Bowles and Paul Nitze assistant Secretary of state in charge of International affairs including disarmament planning also present was Lyman l Lemnitzer chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Pierre Salinger White House press Secretary said several oth discussions he did not immediately name them the double conference tiie Only announced business on his Agenda the priority Kennedy attaches to seeking an easing of East tary muscle 2 a blocking out of he new administrations initial diplomatic moves to thwart russian plot Ting in Laos the Congo Cuba and re encircled Berlin Kennedy got a preview during see Kennedy Page 13 Aiwas an agreement to postpone Tho Touchy Issue of Job Security the unions had asked to have present tug Crews remain Frozen Railroad crossing on operators wanted any new contract to state that manage near flour Bluff inside the times City to auction off 23 cars tomorrow Page in weekend violence claims 31 lives in Texas Page s Antony Armstrong Jones begins the first Day of his new Job nervously Page 7 food shortage brings unrest to red China Tage 5 1 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philips Tiger Hunt in India irks the animal lovers Pulgo 6 engineers work Cut plan to move ancient egyptian Temple l weighing 400000 tons Page 6 i Austin in former cover nor Allan Shivers said today he Las decided not to run for the u s Senate it now develops that a num Ber of persons of widely vary ing political views and affiliations Are willing to run for the Senate and that the people of Texas will have an Opportunity to choose among them on a basis of principles As Well As of personalities he said Shivers did not endorse any candidate for the special elec Tion april 4 he said his decision was partly personal have to be As such decisions but mainly out consideration for what i believe to be the dominant Issue in our approach to this election when it became evident that a the number of candidates who special election would be Neces sary j was concerned that the people of Texas should have a real Choice i was especially concerned that the conservative Vot ers should have an Opportunity to Register their preference under these circumstances i did seriously consider entering the race thousands of you advised me that your own surveys in various sections showed we could win i want you to know i appreciate your Confidence Shivers said Shivers announced his decision in a letter sent to his supporters Over the state and addressed to my Good friends and fellow Tex ans several Corpus Christi have paid the filing fee and formally entered the race Rose to 15 this morning at least an other half dozen have said they will be candidates the ing deadline is March 4 the Secretary of state re coined the filing fee today by mail from mrs Martha Tredway 40 Denison dress designer Sha announced saturday she would make the race on a platform o equal rights for women in Tex As and the nation she said she is the first woman Ever to file As a candidate for the u s Senate in Texas last Friday w h Bill Supey 43 Houston who listed porters of Shivers received their occupation As Public relations letters paid his tiling fee As a candidate

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