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Gladewater Daily Mirror (Newspaper) - January 24, 1950, Gladewater, Texas Box 791�?�jladewator. Texas join the March of dimes Tarot Pota deadline Jan. 31 vol. I no. 17<l leased wire ins and up Gladewater. Texas tuesday january 24, 1950 station Usu a 1430 on your dial 5 cents per copy Smithwick trial is guarded after attorney attacked Belton Jan. 24. If a Dounty so Crit Sam Smithwick testified to club lie fired at Hill Mamin last july 29 after the crusading Calili a him dirty names. Smithwick a trial for masons murder Reachell climatic stage in the jammed District court room this morning under heavy police Guardi follow Iii an attempt last night upon the life of the stat chief prosecutor we cuing Cowboy boots a White hut tie dark trousers and a Tan jacket the Boily til year old defendant had been on the witness stand Tor More than an Tum Wien a Mon Unk Ieese. W.,. Taken. He licked his lips nervously at Torney James Evetts subjected him to gruelling Cross examination after he had fun.-,lied or direct testimony. Mason Smithwick said had broadcast . Calling him a a dirty Deputy f Herd who i he linked him with the operation of the night hib Hanetho Allegre a the said there a Bunch it of Hrth women up Smithwick said a i Felt a Hamed olm Elf and la graced Quot Lendir the go Idasue of he a Hief .iltr.rnev, Lieuru Taylor or. He talked about he meeting a. Do a u on a Street in tile outskirts of Alice when flu hooting of the repo Itei turned lady Miami Occil Roihl a when i put out my hand he the i fun do i w e u t frying to Stop Maun. But to pull off the in Huv when the tee he Smithwick said a i decided to talk to or a on i got out of my tank took Oft my and is Over to his Cai a i Asker if he War maim Itiat in Tea k h Juanf a i said . Cant a he us. Or my Nam. It of your a lie Aid who the hell Are you you mexican , it tag at the steering wheel had his hand Down at that time Smithwick said and the Deputy Sli Eilif Iju led ins pistol. Lie said grabbed at it with ins left hand i be pig his right Hanii Down. A i tired once Quot Smithwick said. Kor it and Smithwick went to though Roune on cd 11 a exan nation a a wit. Ilid von a k if he a. Or Mason a to be sure in . The mail you see going to Kail a a a n o. 11 a a fid Yrtti tier him Call for help a a i Hon t hear him a a you did t try to Helju him did you a a a i Cut of tied stopped i d Tiave he lied a a nil Firack the titled he owned the to balding in which i Trio Naglit Cluj , but said it was to i of to i Loie. Hent r. Fit w to to tie can e to the operator were Enci of fuel diem e there a Only one room. And no Ade rooms la it tit Aid a t Tia Ives that Rancho Allegre v till a amt Wiek. Know Letle violated liquor Laws Aud Fia t come a place for women of Dut Noii . Knot a amt to court today under escort of Sher of i i thick Ray and Texa it Ranger c attain Trail c h Oil two tits were fun Eil at tie energetic i Futor la t night out of the tit at 111 Thorne but Keithi r of Tiern hit its Mark. . Envoi i to in it auth Ovitie were Possehl 111 the courtroom a. Hie Days session began. Ii Ciao it it y Dice i t siding. Ami sheriff Ray sex i i it a any Lamia ii Sije stator. And Hie door were i i. T i -. In n Tho in la in Kidd it at were filled. of Pointe it i i on milled around Tho con idol out Idt the courtroom hoping Multi i i Tiv to f lid a place it Nade. . Steel profits said Small sure ill meet you in St. Looey twin blizzards lash Pacific Northwest North Central area busses halted schools close due to storm c Hka Agu jail 24 in twin la lied a in i Northwest and the in iral Slater today Kiel Hie lag my to hiked closed Cohoou and Mai Oonea curl thu. The nor i on Lral storm swept Dow i a us tie Canadian Bol Dei Sheppard receives award a Rokl wit wet a expect wit to reach Taxa Tufty. Hunt Jinji mow to the panh Dindie. The u. S. Weather Burn jul at Dallai do Clit it Ltd the cold front at part of a Quot pretty by of cyst a Quot which i to co Variny tie Nui Hurn Prtrt of Tiv United Matwi. On w ind of Fyk mile tier and bulled in ? to of North Midi i i Huck in a Blanket All nut i Dakota were Blockel and in airy in Soulli Dakota were clogged Wuffli now North Dakota by lines w enforced to a bait All pol i w in snowed in and automobile to of 111 came to a virtual stand till even in City Striet about a a a lie hound tins eng is Wen forced to sep Iii a bus and on Ile pol Hili Hes Hist night Al h Malck. N Delici. I Ioctl Wen jammed with Dulc alas to a Lealer a convention. A pm Ollie from to in Lerie a. toned to t halt at till tiny of i n Lier Wooin and Uio thei Tiad Toto overnight it Selby s i we a in warned to off the of tin and Western . , n iwas Liea lest hit try Snow with i it Inch fall adding still anole i Laxer to the 3j-Imh Blanket in hic ground. Scores of schools Amie Ilo cd throughout the an a with 3 1 Closi d in a Lone Pine Pally in the areas of Duluth Grameni and Alexander. Rile far Western storm Pum inc led Washington state my Idaho after rimming across by dish Columbia. Tile storm Jia Ialy de the Ca Muliati Tirol Idieo Brig ii transportation to a standstill forcing to close and hampering . Hopi storm. Wen the result of a vast mass of cold air straddling the Northern portion of can Alia. And they poured South Ward into the United , they brought intense cold along with totem. Tempo Trosin expected to drop far below 7.ero in Many areas by Nightfall. Weather forecaster j. E Hovde at Chicago said Tho Midwest Bli Zard was expected to be the More severe of Hub two. Before Dawn today heavy Snow was Fahina to line us hoist , of the it t pm Dakotas Northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan conditions were sex petted to be extreme gov ha7.ard-Ous throughout Iowa wisc on in. Michigan and Northern . Freezing Rains Laid a Sheath of ice Over Many sections of those states. Vancouver b. A was Tho hardest hit of All struck by the twin blows. Three deaths were counted in the Norih Desteni storm proposed one cent cigarette tax gets approval of Shivers would finance state Hospital building plan Austin Jan. 24 Ipin gov. Allan Shivers today gave general endorsement to a one cent cigarette tax As a Means of raising Money to for a Long Range state Hospital building program. Rho governor said he will Issue the formal Call join Burrow summoning members of the legislature into special session on Jan. 31. A the Call at this time a he said a will be limited to ii dancing of stale petals and setting up a Long Range building the Board for Texas state hospitals and special schools yesterday recommended that a a special tax be enacted to provide for a Long Range building program to Cost Between $40,000 too and $60,-000,000. The Board recommended that the proceeds of the tax be channelled into a special fund for the building plan at a rate of at least $5,-000,000 a year. Shivers said he did not know whether he would submit in Las formal Call the specific Revenue raising item of a cigarette tax. he added a if the legislature passed it i would accept their i Dom a Elf the he was asked by newsmen a insisted on a cigarette tax would you sign it a a a the governor answered. The present state cigarette tax is three cents. Last year Shivers pointed out the tax raised some $23,500,000. A one cent increase he said. Would bring in about $7,500,000 yearly. The cigarette Levy or any other tax enacted to provide for the Long Range building program a would be in addition to a proposed Quot temporary tax to provide for the slate Hospital systems operating budget for the 1951 fiscal year rhe a temporary tax would Call for a general boost in the states omnibus tax Law and would expire on sept. I 1951 some $20,-000,000 will be necessary for the 1951 fiscal year s operating needs and current emergency needs. Shier said he was studying the boards verbal report made yesterday and hoped to have a written report by thursday. In his Call the governor said he will suggest measures to provide for care of the states mental unfortunates. A Elf it was sufficient emergency he said Quot for the governor to Call the session lie the governor it at least ought to suggest some Way to solve the Shivers said he was continuing his conferences with members of the legislature pointing out that i Ity which previously stated that he was open to All suggestions for i h will be about the Middle of meeting the problem. He said that a a Good Many Mem company president reveals firm has not made a fair profit in Twenty years holding publication of the 35th division in be served in world War i president Truman accepts a St. Louis delegations invitation to visit their City in june when the 35th division will hold its annual reunion. From left Peter s Miravalle president 35th division reunion corp. Truman maj. Gen. Ralph s. Truman the presidents Cousin St. Louis mayor Joseph Darst. International Washington Jan. 24, it u. S. Steel told today it has not made a fair profit in 20 years. Its representatives also said the rest of the steel Industry in t making enough either. Benjamin f. Fairless president and Enders m. Voorhees chairman of the u. S. Steel finance committee before the joint congressional economic committee. Fairless said it is not possible to figure what a fair profit would be. But it Quot certainly would be something greater than we arc . Pickets spread rebel strikes thru Pennsylvania 4 steel firms set cutbacks n production Congress agrees with president time has come to reduce excise taxes Washington Jan. 24. Of a members of Congress agreed with president ninian today that the time has come to Cut excise taxes. But Tipiere was no such unanimity on or. Truman s request for a $1,000,000,000 boost in corporation taxes increased estate and gift levies and closure of so Cabied a a loopholes in the present tax Laws. In fact it appeared there will have to be considerable Compro preliminary Steps taken for Federal housing units Here a letter from the housing and Home finance Agency Public housing administration office in fort Worth recently received Here by City officials informed the City that All preliminary Steps have been taken in a Low Cost housing unit which is underway for Gladewater. Nothing More can be done until the City receives word of allotment from the Federal housing author Clifton Coop a left if Quot ident of the u. S. Junior chamber of co Niem and Georno krciuin9 it of Peoria s radio station week present John Ben sin paperd with his outstanding Young Man of 1949 plaque and key. Fhe award Lek place during a National radio broadcast on mating from the shrine mosque in Peoria on Jan. ?2. More Vian 1,500 people saw the combined broadcast and television show at which Shepperd and nine other outstanding Young men were honoured. Guest speaker at the banquet was Paul Hoffman administrator of the Eca. And head of the Marshall plan. Mirror slain photo Anonymous Telephone Call adds seventh suspect in connection with Rice bombing hoi s Ion. In 3 1 la an an l Clu cd guilty of cheating on a ony Inoris Tek Polione Call added sync nah in. I a t Tor police to Qiu s lion today in connect Iii with thu bombing Quot i a Rice i no ii Ute Tiloi in a to v a woman Peak my i Al inv Ami in i Leai Oise called Puliese head quarters to link a Rice Sundt us wit i Hie int bomb that Hook the doing Itoiz at 3 a. Ill saturday. She said a a to year old Junior Semient a a Only Elear up thu whole Hung Quot gae ins Nainiu and then Juu Kly broke Hie Eon Keetion. Homi Eidi detectives b Porter and , Veteran investigators immediately began searching for tile student. Rile officer already hid placed i other talents under suspicion. Dales said any one of the a it Vii have Maile Hie Eri Uit bomb a met All of them bad it together piping be bats paper anti sex Plo in s before the officers Ile Clim to to silent if and of hit men but Leveah ii that a they ail stick its who would have Aee Ess to the i materials need Eil in making Sueh a bomb dete Tiv Poi to r conf tilt to a we exit it to Bri a tins ease in a Rill rift in Dituri Stindt it Gonn Eil ii Ait Mif t tin nude Piug the talc it id Ilu debts biology y exan nation Iiene of the cheating was brought into the open by the bomb i last wih u three keys were found in a second Al Muir hallway of the nun a t ast Hall dormitory where tin t explosion of Eurrell. Quest med about the keys a Stuie it exp Lleti Only the Day before Rev Eal ii to police anti to Dean Hugh s Camerom that a a Friend Quot hat see real a set of master keys it every built Ling on the Campus. Or Joseph h. Davies professor of biology confirmed the students statement by announcing that 18 examination papers hat been re move i from ins looked office Cor re Teti and then returned again or noticed the a lunges flu u he Starlet to it Gracie the paper last thursday he Stafeil Dean Cameron Tii Neil the entire i Natty i Tiver to the Sti Lent Rouneil Rouneil Glen Nan Jim i. Ellis a Enior student from Dallas said Niv person found Gulliv of cheating would automatically be expelled. Other than the six suspects police sail they were wih out new Leatis in fhe Ilo Mitory explosion. The Home made int bomb Tore a Holt two feet wide in the Wall jolted floors from their hinges Fiat Terril i mows and showered Hie lied of s Leeping students with Glass. Bors of the legislature and it Ople Quot hat a generally suggested Quot that cigarettes be included in any plan pit seated to the lawmakers judge Sharp chosen speaker for Jaycee award banquet Here March before this eau be done. The cite has asked for some 200 dwelling units but they do not know yet How Many the Fua will agree on. The houses Are to be permanent Type construction. And will a c available for lower incline bracket families. Missing Between the White House and Congress before a tax Bill acceptable to both can be Coine Law. There is a general clamor among congressmen and senators of ail political shades for a reduction in the wartime excise rates. These taxes ranging from 15 to 25 per cent apply to cosmetics jewelry transportation tickets Telephone and Telegraph tolls and Many other similar items. The president obviously aware of powerful pressure for reductions. Warned Congress in his special tax message yesterday that he we Ould veto an excise Cut unless it is accompanied a by provision for replacement of the Revenue lost a or. Truman suggested that Congress make up the difference by closing tax he said a a excessive depletion allowances of Oil and mining interests should be lowered that a new tax formula should be devised for life insurance Compaq lies to eliminate an a a unintentional tax free status of investment earnings and that income earned by some educational and charitable institutions should be taxed to end the depletion allowance proposal ran into Strong opposition immediately. Speaker Sam Rayburn from the Oil producing state of Texas told Pittsburgh Jan. 24 i a hard hitting bands of United mine worker pickets spread rebel strikes against the us we a three Day week today aggravating Coal shortages which already have i a a ced four steel companies to Sci a ule production cutbacks. The pickets moving through Pennsylvania Fields in Large groups closed 28 Riore mines last night and this morning. More than 77,000 miners have joined the walkouts which Uyi president John l Lewis ordered ended. Crucible steel co., its mines closed furloughed 500 steel workers today and placed 1.000 More on part time schedules. Two open hearths and one blast Furnace at its Midland pa., Plant were shut Down. Republic steel Corn Cut Back its Coke operations 22 per cent late yesterday. Youngstown Sheet and tube company began banking a blast Furnace at Brokx Hill Sharon steel corp. Said it will reduce its blast Furnace operations about 25 per cent next week unless More Coal is obtained. The pickets travelling in automobiles moved from mine to mine in a Well organized drive. At the Vesta no. 4 mine of Jones and Laughlin steel coro., in southwestern Pennsylvania they stooped buses carrying the Midnight shift to work. The mine closed. The pickets estimated at 200�? appeared at a amp los no. 5 mine this morning. They talked to the morning shift and the men went Home. Minei s from Wert Virginia and Ohio ranged into Pennsylvania to help close the mines. The rebels moved into Indiana con nov in Central Pennsylvania and closed six mines there. Many of the miners were willing to com now lie said last years 5 9.5 per rent return to Stock i holders after taxes was too lit-1 he. I he and Voorhees attributed u. S. Steers recent $3 82 a ton Price i costs arising from last years boost to insurance and pension i steel strike settlement. Fairless i said the Price hike was est and would not Hurt the eco i Nomy the witnesses said that if expanded Federal Security programs Cut u. S steers pensions Cost the corporation will consider i Price cuts if other costs Haven to gone up in the meantime. Other congressional developments Ftp cd Southern democrats won another temporary Victory in their fight to Block House action on fair employment practices legislation by a 5-5 tie vote the House rules committee refused to Clear the fac Bill for House debate. The southerners conceded however that the Bill probably will get to the House in another three weeks. Under House rules special Machmer Quot is provided for by Passig the committee when it delays clearance of a measure. A Southern Democrat Republican coalition failed last week in an Effort to abolish these special rules. Atomic the House in american activities committee was told that a new York uranium re Ealer who sold some of the material to Russia in 1943 Kne in at the time this country was trying to make an a bomb. The dealer Boris Pregel was sales agent for Canadian uranium mines which later were taken Over by the Canadian government. Or. Phillip l. Merritt Row an of facial of the atomic in Ergo commus Ion testified that Fregel sold Russia 1,000 pounds of uranium compounds in violation of a contract to sell the United states All of the Ore he could get. Merritt said Pregel knew the a a significance of Uran i us at Tho time. Price supports Secretary of agriculture Charles f. Brannan Quot asked Congreve to raise the cer ing on the government s farm Price in port fund by $2,000.00, non aaa aaa reporters lie favors the allowances Ewis three a it week Cli refused to Buck the and thinks everyone should i his a just other members from Mineral and Oil producing slates also were critical. Required by Law to operate under a housing authority its late last fall named Are Ian Wood b la. Broiles. Everett Wiseman. Peter Moossy and Philip Moore to serve in this capacity. Final details for the Junior chamber of Commerce distinguished service awards banquet were discussed at the Jaycee luncheon tuesday in the Community building. Scheduled to be held in the elementary school cafeteria the banquet will be open to the Public. Finis Waggoner. Jaycee president atm ounce d. Six awards will be presented at the meeting. A new award a certificate of appreciation to the Jaycees selection for Gregg county a outstanding citizen in 1949. Will be Given by the chamber of Commerce and other civic clubs Waggoner said. Other awards to be presented Are the civic betterment award Good government award Jaycee key Man award Gregg county award and the distinguished service award. The main speaker for the banquet will be cd a judge Earl Sharp rickets $1.75, and Are available from atty Jaycee or members of the chamber of Commerce. Tickets will be on Sale at the door of the elementary school cafeteria. The menu for the banquet includes Tbone steaks mashed potatoes. English peas Rolls Coffee and dessert. Those attending Are urged to bring their wives. Hit run Driver sought Houston j a n. 24, in a to Liee sought a hit and run Driver today responsible for the death of Samuel Jacob Colburn found dying in a Here last night. Phone workers Pion strategy for slated strike Cincinnati. Of. Jan. 24. Ipp top leaders of the Cio Telephone workers Union meet Here today to discus strategy in a threatened strike that would tie up most of the nations phone service. All District residents assembled with Joseoh a. Beirne president of the communication worker of America co which n has 100.000 members poised to strike a at any time and 150.000 others who can strike after Fob. I to enforce new contract demands against the Bell Telephone system. The Federal government meanwhile moved to head off strike action. The Federal mediation service planned to invite Beirne to meet Bell system top officials ill Washington for peace talks. Bargaining with five Bell Telephone companies has been under Way for months on Union demands for higher improved pensions a Shorter work week and Shorter apprentice periods. But there has been no Industry wide negotiations and Federal mediators across the to unto have been trying for weeks to bring local divisions of the Union and individual teleo one com pame Toge Liev on c w a contract demands. Other of Catholic pastor Here Dies Rev Thomas r. Leary pastor of St. Theresa a Catholic Church was notified this morning of the death of his father. John Leary in Fitchburg. Mass. Or. Leary sustained a broken hip several weeks before Christmas and improved rapidly but complications set in monday and resulted in his death about 6 a. In. Monday Gladewater time. Or. Leary is survived by three daughters and five sons. Funeral services will be conducted at to a. In. Friday in St. Bernard a Church in Fitchburg with a solemn High requiem mass celebrated by father themas r. Leary. A requiem mass for the repose of or. Leary a soul will be said at St. Theresa a Church Here at 7 45 a. In. Friday. Receive. But pickets. Only two mines reopened in Western Pennsylvania today. Less than 13,000 of the 90.000. Who joined in the Lewis opposed Wildcat walkout in six states last week were Back at work As ordered. U. S. Steel corp. Reported that All but one of its 13 subsidiary Coal supplies on hand to continue full operations this week or longer. Too to $6,750 000.000. He said the government already has invested $3,500,000,000 in farm sur of Luspo if this years Cron a yields Are High the govern tent might hav to boost this investment under its Price Suo oort commitments to $6 300.000.000, Brannan said. Spokesmen both major have predicted that Congress will put up the Money necessary to meet the governments commitments. Brannan said and doubt of the govern met a ability to carry out its obligations a could cause chaotic conditions and possible collapse of the farm $1,9 0 payroll in Boston seized Boston. Jan. 24 Ipp two bandits seized a $1,910 payroll in the Union club today 25 minutes after it was delivered by an armoured truck of brinks inc., whose offices were held up mines in Pennsylvania were Clos-1 last week by bandits who escaped cd. However it reported sufficient with $1,500,000. With Boston police still working around the clock to solve last tuesday nights robbery at brinks own Headquarters the Bandit pair Bow in staged the latest stick up in Daylight within sight of the state House. They overlooked $90. The bandits one masked with a handkerchief and armed held up two we Omen employees in an office of the club on the fourth floor of the building on Busy Park Street. A this is a Holdup no one of the bandits told mrs. Etta c. Stevenson 50, a bookkeeper who was counting the payroll. Also in the room at the time was mrs. Alice Reuter a Secretary while in an adjoining room were seven Al other women employees who were not immediately aware of the robbery. 40 burglaries net $10,000 in loot fort Worth. Jan. 24 Ipp authorities today sought recovery of the remaining half of some $10,000 Worth of loot taken in 40 admitted burglaries by a former fort Worth Man. Officers estimated that approximately half of the loot has been recovered since the Man s arrest last week in Houston. Thev said the 34-year-old Man has admitted burglaries in Tarrant Dallas. Harris. And Ellis counties. Mayor could t stand it. Either Jacksonville streets undergo cleaning As women s unmentionables vanish Jacksonville. Fla., Jan. 24, Ipp the Gallant mayor who could t stand to see the ladies lose their had his Street cleaners hosing the downtown Section cleaner than it s been in a decade today. The Street cleaners were not so sympathetic to bending their backs in an Effort to wipe out the mysterious chemical reaction that has caused women s stockings blouses and unmentionable to virtually vanish within seconds. The weird Nylon bunt a been going in spasmodically since the War. City health authorities thelrue t h e Nylon attacks Are caused by at nos a h e r i c moisture combining with fuel Scot to make an Ach which eats things made of . The women raised a Rukus with mayor Hayden Burns after their clothes disappeared in the most embarrassing places. The sanitary workers sloshed hundreds of Gallons of water Over downtown thorough taxes. Weather forecast was t Texas scattered showers tonight. Considerable colder in Northwest late tonight. Lowest 24-32 degrees in upper red River Valley. Wednesday showers colder Interior except much colder in Northwest with occasional freezing rain in upper red River Valley. Lad water area a mostly Cloudy with showers tonight and wednesday mild turning colder on wednesday lowest tonight near 60. Temperatures monday maximum 78. Monday minimum 35. Sabine River tuesday 8 a. In. 31.5

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