Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 85, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 30, 1958 Page: 1 of 8
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BRECKENKIDHK, TEXAS —WEDNESDAY. APRIL 30, I95 —
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Tlie House starts debate today
Oil * lull III CXtCIld )l>t>llss iM'IM'tlls |
ami Indications are it will turn j
Int11 our ol tin- hottest legislative 1
battles <>l the present I impress
Congressmen have a wide choice
ol ways to rkhnd these benefits
but the principal legislation will
center around a Democratic spon-
Mil c<l bill to pay federal jobless
grants to most uf the nations un-
employed \ backer of the Dem-
ocratic bill, Ainie For and ot
Hh--: • Hiand. nmretltil his group
would have a leal fight. Ranged
ac.iliisl it are most Mouse Repub-
licans and everal Demo« i.its who
believe the bill < ithei doesn't go
far enough ot else that It goes
The issue is expected to narrow
down to th.- program of tempoiary
unemploy ment relief loans to the
stales as proposed by President
1 i-< nhowei and the sweeping pro-
gum of fedn;il grants advocated
b> the Democrats.
Since the final bill might contain
a little ol each proposal, oppositi m
leaders decline to pi edict the filial
'I he spring increase in outdoor
wtnk is .sending more ol the na-
tion s unemployed back to work,
but not nearly as -peediiy as is
normal lor this time of the year
'1 In- slignt drop in joblessness was
disclosed b> the Commerce Depart-
meiit yesterday. 10 days earlier
th.m usual, .is the demand continu-
ed for government anti-recession
action I tie report said that tin-
employment dropped some 78.UOO
dm mg Apnl, the lu st decline since
last Uelobei'. However this is lai
slioit ot the normal 300-lo-350.000
decline from March to April. Along
with the Apul jobless total ol i
so,iif 120.<*J0 the Commerce De-
partment r«ported ail increase ol
iieai ly HUO.UtM in employment This
means that more than b2.90U.U0O|
Ix-1 son- now aie working in this j
All. - CIO President George
Mi.my was among those making a
n i.i H plea tor a tax cut as a
weapon against ihe recession.
AU'rtU> said the tommerce Depart-
ment repot t proves the recession is
getting uotsc In a similar vein,
tin iM inocratic advisory ' council
hi gcd a tax cut ol more than 3
lid.ion dollars in lower income
In .u kets plus billions of dollars in
public spending and a further drop
in interest rates.
Victim Of Crash
s\\ ANTONIO An F-102
Delta Dagger jet crashed in a
cornfield thiee miles southwest of
s.iii \iitoiuo yesterday, instantly'
Killing (he pilot.
1 he all t:.lit uaa iH'ing ferried
li'itn Kelh \u force Base to Klrt-1
land Air Base at Albuquerque. '
N> Mi xit <t. wtien the crash occur-f
llie pilot uas identified as First
I untenant W A. Knight. 3U
years old ol iliveihead. New I
\ oi k lie a,is assigned to the fifth
t ighter Interceptor Squadron. Suf-
toik County Air Base, New York, j
Seen Or Heard
by C. M. H.
■ wsw -.«s<^www
if Aprd showers make May flow-)
en we ihoud have a few bouquets ■
not month Rainfall by 11:45 to- j
day had men to 1.01. and more
since then Prediction is for high
winds and hail here this afternoon, !
but that means conditions are fa-1
vorab'e not necessarily that one!
cr both will come.
John Ball has entered county
commissioners race. Precinct 4
along with Mrs. (leorge Kelley and
Boss Hood Bill Kelley writes
thai Knights and Dokeys of Abilene
and Band will meet with the local
lodge tomoi row night at 7 3u—re-
freshments city crews have
been working on the swimming
pool against opening day May 24-
water not a need
The public relations class being
conducted here had I4& present
last night, a gam of 21 Mrs.
Mary Melton said Easter Seals
sales are open until May 7, funds
now total S/90.a0 compared to S783
last year - $350 is the county quota
Bill Black said "if you want to
see what a fine place Breckenridge
is to live m just travel some."
APRIL RAINS BOOSTED TO 5.47
AS HAIL, WINDS POUND TEXAS
HAIL SIZE OF BASEBALLS
STRIKES IN CRAKFILLS GAP
MUST FACE UP—Russia must face up to a proposal from President
Eisenhower that an Arctic military inspection system be set up. It
would "reduce the mutual fears of surprise attack," the President
said. This system would include the U. S., Britain, France, Russia,
Canada, Norway, and Denmark. Map shows general geography of
the Arctic area.
U.S. Slump Is Flattening
Out Ike Tells Newsmen
WASHINGTON uf— President Ei-
senhower expressed the belief to-
day there is continuing evidence
that the business slumo is flailcii-
Bjr TOM JOYCE CT'NMNCJHAM
and J ACK (iKKSShTT
ing out. However, he told his news
conference, the April decline in un-
employment does not necessarily
mem that an economic upturn is
l actually under way. He noted lhat
| when the employment and unem-
i ploy ment figures are adjusted for
I seasonal factors, there still is a
good bit of unemployment.
Asked about the possibility of an |
anti-recession lax cut. Eisenhower
| stuck to his previous position, that1
the situation must have more study
and analysis before a decision on
Rainfall here measured 8!) by
11 o'clock Wednesday morning at
the water plant bringing the to-
tal for April to 5 17 as storms, hail
and heavy rains continued in Tex-
The local readings v ere .93 by
midnight with ,89'added since then.
This brought the total for the year
to 10 95 inches.
Wicked storms clouds, with tor-
rential r;'ins and hail stones the
size of baseballs, are erupting like
artillery fire in central, northwest
and west central Texas.
Jackshoro had .92 of an inch of
rain in seven minutes.
Cranfills Gap. in Bosque County
some 37 miles west-northwest of
Waco, had two inches of rain in
20 minutes. The weather observer
at Cranfills Can. Ralph Dillon, said
hail stones ranging from the size
of hen eggs to baseballs pounded
the area. He said roof damage to
homes and business houses in the
central Texas town was heavy. He
said the crop damage was severe, j
Aiiiomobiles parked in streets were
battered bv the chunks of ice. :
Dillon saitl the severe hail storms
extended five miles to the north f
and three miles to the south of
Cranfills Gap. The storm pushed on
northeastward toward Hill County |
at al>out 30 miles an hour.
At Dallas, late in the morning.,
heavy rain clouds through a cur-
tain of darkness over the area, and
cars were forced to turn on head-
Brilliant flashes of lightning punc-
tuated heavy lain in the region
Denton, in North Texas, had 1-
j 15 inches of rain in 20 minutes
this morning, from 10:30 until 10-
The rain belt is vast, extending
en locomotives roaring through
town. , j
Rising Hood waters have forced
schools to be closed at both At-
lanta and at Kildare, south of Atlan-1
ta. The schools at Kildare are clos-1
ed indefinitely. Atlanta's public-
schools will close after classes to-
day and remain closed until Mon-
The mayor of Atlanta has declar-
ed the town a disaster area and
the Red Cross has set up emergen-
cy headquarters in the northeast |
Texas Town's Chamber of Com-!
Atlanta, which had 1.70 inches of
rain yesterday and 14.40 inches, j
of rain since Friday, is having
more rain today. Frasher creek
(Continued On Page Two)
Members of the city commission I
in session Tuesday afternoon con-'
suited with .lack Morris. Dallas.!
representing R. A. Underwood Co.. t
and Millard Parkhurst, Dallas, bon-
ding attorney, concerning the city's
One particular bond issue of $324,-.
000 was discussed to ascertain if
another bond issue could be issued |
for emergency work, and badly
needed city improvements. No de-1
cison was reached.
Sale of lot 11 in block 57. Lake-,
view addition, was approved to j
E. B. Cxford for $123. subject to'
approval o£ the other taxing bodies. !
Water and sewer service was ap-
proved to A. C. Henderson in the
NOT ENOUGH SPEED — Carrying a fully-instrumented 20-inch
satellite in its nose, the Navy's Vanguard rocket blasts off at
Cape Canaveral. Fla. Shortly after launching, the Navy announced
that the rocket's third stage failed to fire properly and did not
attain enough speed to send the sphere into orbit.
Aids in Work Of
Dropping 'Dozers For Big Show
May 4-10 is National Home Dem- *ltm .. . . .
oust ration Club week and women ,ow; retord- stl in 19°4
that we think they will enjoy and hls lem K'r ,la, ed a 01 Umes-
may be interesting to others in the
county. Mrs. SkKiii Baker is chair-1
ihe news conference was Eiseu-1 from 100 miles east and northeast j I10rthwest part of the city, this to has ''^ceived a clipping -s
iwer's 6th weekly session in a j of Fort Worth to 120 miles west j ^ done at his expense. i pari her soil had in the
Mrs. Ada Bail of Stephens coun-
paracuuling 10-ton bulldozers into
Eisenhower was in a mostly jovial
mood todav. But he spoke out em-
atVoTcommi'tu'e' P" «cally and forceiuUy several
.i .i—•—i.. fpgardmg
Zr made" ^"^'m.^ndaU^, ^ fafj,C^n rpol u nlza
controversial defense reorganiza-
lor the activities ol the week and
the iionic Demonstration Council
approved and completed the plans
(o include a lour to the homes ot
uoine improvement demonstrators.
The group will meet at Vincent s
Corner at 1 00 p m. oil Wednesday
and wdl go directly to Mrs. E. B
Milam s home near Eiiasville. back
to Mrs. A H. Davis' at ivan Then
Me will go to the south part ol the
county to visit the C. C Keith
no me and back up to the C. W.
ktultjen home on the Eollan road.
The trip to these homes will show
inipiovement that has been made
this year and last year by the
demoiisiraturs and snould stimu-
The President said that any bas-
ic compromise on his defense re-.
organization plan would mean a re-1
treat to a dangerous degree ol i
military ineffectiveness. But he i
added that he is not necessar-
ily wedded to all the language ol
the admin,stration bill.
On the iorthcoming Pacific tests. <
The clue! executive said 40 per j
cent of the efforts will be devoted j
tow aid eliminating as much as pos-
sible ol the fallout Irom smaller
The President made his observa-
tion in response to a request lor
comment on a recent statement by
. be done at his expt1
Is 8 ! and southwest of Fort Worth. The] permission was granted tily i V'"", """""" '.J '"ii
U. S. Weather buveay. savs rainfall; Manager Swuttn to ntfNid ' Lao«. lor the rehabilitation. ; Sunday a! 4 p.
is moderate tt> heavy throughout 1 thp city managers meeting in Tem- The account follows: Ihe choir grs
this vast region, w ith hail especial-. P|e \jav 18-20. Hufus Thurmon at-
ly heavy southwest of Fort/Worth, tended the meeting as city com-
Early in the morning, hail the ' missioner succeeding C. D. Dolfle-
size of marbles pounded Texar- j myer. resigned. Tax complaints
kana in the extreme northeast1 and details matter occupied the re-
corner of the state Residents say i mainder of the time of the meet-
the hail stones sounded like a doz- ing.
In a spectacular demonstration
of power in peace transportability,
the United States Air Force oil
March 31 parachuted two tea-ton
buiidozers from two thousand feet
Aiumni ol the Breckenridgc Boys |
Choir will be honor guests at the
Spring Show of the Cnoir to be-
held m the lliuh School Auditorium !
graduates will be seat-
ed together in a special section ofj
the auditorium, and will be honor-
ed at a coke party in the High)
School cafeteria immediately iol-
lowing the show. Parents of all
How To Help In
Boy Scout Work
j Joe A Galbraith. Browtiwood.
Council Scout executive, addressed
I members of the Breckenridge Ro-
! tary Club Tuesday noon on the
) subject of how adults can help a
"You can be either a stumb-
ling block, or a stepping stone
Galbraith said, to add1' what you
can do to help is to counsel v. it It
and befriend a boy. Give him a
"fiowdy do." It can be damav ng
tt you never do anything.
Introduced by W. A. Cockerel I,
program chairman, Galbraith -ad-
monished adults to reckon villi
themselves what they can do In
help a Scout. Youngsters so.-ic-
times have a decision to tn.ikr
when they reach the fork in ;hc
"Give hiin a sinile, be a coort
listener, and let him spill over li
you." This is one way adults car
make themselves a stepping st< lie
John Dillinger might have b>vi
president ot tne United States ii
| he had proper influence, but as M
I was he became public enemy v>
. 1. and it was we. the people. wli<
| failed, the speaker said.
! There are six million boys ii
Scouting in America, and it thest
are to benefit from adults it u.i
be from "men who care." lio\
Scouts are taught reverence hi
I Ciod and if America is to reman
\ great it must have a devout resi ec
I for God. Galbraith concluded
The meeting was presided ovei
by Rainev Ellett. president. an<
' R. 1. McArron reminded of th-
Breckenridge Club's plan to atK'iu
i the international convention in Dal
las in June by Jjus.
Speaker StressesJrFA Opportunities
FFA AWARDS MEDALS TO 7
MEMBERS FOR ACHIEVEMENT
late luithei hoine lmproienieiit in senator Clinton Anderson that the
Cniled States is making some of its
bombs dirtier while it talks public-
ly of producing clean weapons. Ei-
senhower said that so lar as he
other homes Visitors wouid be
.lelcomcd lo go along with us and
we think anyone interested would
mid the tup well worth your lime
rtf hope that each Home Demon- ^nuu s llo military officer ever sug-
slratioii Club wiil have at least one
care of ciub membeis to join the
Ano'ner actuvty of the week is
gester making oombs dirtier. He
said the whole American policy is
to have cleaner bombs, ones that '
do not deal out such horrible mass
lor each club woman to teach destruction.
some Ir'end or neighbor one thing (,) n>gard to his program for re-
that she has learned in club work, organization of the Pentagon, the
Mrs B J Ditto, Jr . is going to th,ef executive said he will contin-
pass on some information on cal- ut, to i„SiSt on an tho essential pro-
one counting to a group of -her vislons of the plan. He declared
friends in her church Me are anx-
ious to hear of other plans ot
carrying out this activity during
National Home Demonstration Club
Kain seems to be the major topic-
fur conversation these days. A. II.
Davis seems lo think that we now
have enough moisture lo make a
good grain crop Davis lives in .system
stopped by the office and said thai j made in good faith, and noted that
he would be happy lo assist the | it stemmed from Soviet charges
agent in trying lo find an apple that nuclear-armed American bom-
which you could bud to a mesquile bers flying over polar areas were
iContinued On Paye Two) endangering the peace.
that any retreat would mean that
the C S. could not be properly de-
On the subject of Arctic military
inspection, the President said it
was just silly for the Soviet Union
to take the position that this coun- j SeejV- um pjtzer,
try is trying to make propaganda ; Tom Ford.
in proposing an Arctic inspection ncetin opend with invocation
to guard against surprise j (,v Ho^cr Brovles. Music during
the meal was furnished bv the
Presentation of seven National
Foundation medals ior aclrevenient
a main address by Royce Bodiford,
Millsap, national vice president,
and election of ten honorary mem-
bers featured Ihe annual Future
Farmers of America Father-Son
Banquet Tuesday evening in the
high school cafeteria.
With president Eddie Martin pre-
siding. Principal Jim Wilkerson
presented medals to FFA members
Hurley P.oles. dairy farming;
Sam Rogers, chapter star farmer;
Rodney Thompson, farm safety.
Roger Broyles. soil and w ater man-
agement; Ronnie Childs. farm elec-
trification; Arthur Burk. farm
management: and Bobby Knight
The ten business men honorary
members elected because of as-1
sistance given during Ihe past year
were R. 1 Me \rron C K West.
Richard Wood, Graden Dye, Charl-
es llagler. Robert Mehalfey. Tom
the local FFA chapter for its 1958
The sneaker i>ointed out that the
LAREDO if—Two Americans ex
pelled from Mexico as undesirable
are being held in jail in Lared
in the air for the former communist! choir boys are also invited lo the | awaiting removal for trial on fed
occupied province of Sumnvea and I party, after which time new board eral charges.
Phongsaly. members will be elected. . Both were picked up by the I"l>
The bulldozers landed ready for Invitations have been issued to as they left Mexico. They are
work. It w as a tactical debut lor | ail alumni, but Mrs. Bill Black, year-old Frank Joseph Warnc
the new mullimillion dollar C 130 choir board president, slates that | and 22-year-old Eugene Windso
turbojet piloted by Capt. Clyde Gil- j some may be missed and urges j Sloan.
bert Ball of Breckenridge, Texas. 1 all past choir boys to come to the Warner, a former magazin
The fifteen thousand dollar bull-! show. | salesman, is held on a charge I lo
dozers packed at the Ashia instal-1 The Spring Show this year is a in Asbury Park. New Jersey. <<
lation plant in Japan, were dropped special musical production of "Han- j unlawful "llight to avoid prosecn
by planes which Hew them to Bang-1 sel and Ciretel, wilh a complete ' tion for criminal assault. The
kok. The mission director, Lt. Col. | tast of costumed characters and
Harry Bankroad of Maryland, com-j elaborate scenery. The Choir will
manding officer ot the 817 troops . s;ng music composed lor the play.
I carrier said the drops were made which is a miniature version of
| hours apart. the opera.
Devastation through y ears ol j Tickets are on sale by all choir
and 25c, or may be
.. „ , purchased at the auditorium.
accessiole area. Airstrip and road | 0
work must be well worth while fp1"' communist occupation caused con- boys at 50c
vocational agriculture, starting in slruttjon work stoppage in the in- purchased at
1917. brought FFA into being in
™msince Ulhpn U gr0W" l°, I construction were to start as soon
:«80.000 members and has spread | c
in other nations.
Miss Judy Wright was introduc-
ed as the 1958 FFA sweetheart.
Beef for barbecue was furnished
by Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Knight.
as possible. Each of the bulldozers ,
had five 100 loot parachutes, all I
Chartered planes were contract-1
ed to pour rice into the area. In'
the past month, more than one
hundred tons were dropped.
Business Is Good
Soys Texas Banker
| I lier lo Ihe slaying ol
NEW YORK .P—A Texas banker j prospector.
said in New York yesterday that
business is booming in at least 40
The president of the First Na-
tional Bank in Dallas, Ben H.
Woolen, was interviewed by a
leged ott'ense took place in 1955.
| Sloan, of Salt Lake City, is hel
on a charge ol transportinga stc
en automobile frcri Salt Lake fit
' to Mexico City in Decemhcr 1951
Five Admitted To
! Local Hospital
the Ivan community. Dan Trigg'attack He said the proposal was1
reduction as a stimulative measure,
stage band, under the direction of!So far. he said> no decision has
Bits Of News Off Wires Of Today
Firemen were called to high
school cafeteria yesterday evening
when a stove burner did only slight
damage Charlie Echols said
we have not had enough rain but
we have good prospects of getting
same And. Royce Bodiford, ad-
dressing FFA last night, said St.
Peter addressed a letter to the ten
percent of people on earth who are
living right and asked if any in the
audience got such a letter—we did
not. Did You?
Thought For The Moment: There
is in superstition a senseless fear
of Ood. —- Cicero.
(By ASSOCIATED PRESSi discharged accidentally. He was
156-year-old Abe Carrothers.
The National Safety Council savs,
vehicular deaths throughout the] Nazareth. Israel, was the scene
country declined for the fifth month of rio<inK last night. Communist
in comparison with a correspond-1 demonstrators threw stones in a
ing period a year ago The March street clash wilh police. A promi
poses would provide the greatest
shot in the Army lo the economy.
He did not indicate whether this
view prevailed in the adininistra-
, . . . Bodiford in h.s address told of "on or w-hether it might be pro-
figures were down 9 per cent Irom i nent Ked leader was among those many advantages to be gained in P0***11 ,0 Congress.
last year. * - ——
Alton Roan, with the Three Jays-
Judith and Johnice Brannan and
Judy Wright—giving special num-
bers during the meal.
Teams in various departments
of FFA work and pennants won
during the year already announced
were presented and exhibited by
Bill Atwood. advisor, gues's were
introduced by Bobby Knight.
Greetings were brought by Crea-
Ih Davis of Commaiiclie, state vice
president, who regaled his hearers
with a number of jokes, some at
the expense of the speaker of the
Seen By Weeks
WASHINGTON Secretary of Com-
merce Weeks told the United Stat-
es Chamber of Commerce in Wash-
ington today lhat he expects a bus-
iness recovery by late summer or
Weeks reported to the Chamber's panel of financial editors at a meet-
4fith annual meeting that the ad- | ing of the Sales Executives Club
ministration still is discussiong tax j ol New York.
Wootcn declared: "There's a lot
I of giKid news that isn't getting into
the headlines. We've over-empha-
sized our d« ficieiicies."
Filed On Pair
DALLAS !.?>— An Osteopath and
Stephens Memorial Hospitnl r<
ports live admissions: Mrs. Bessi
j Curry. W. J. Laurence, Mrs. I'. I!
SAN ANTONIO 'Jf—A young for-(St. John, Anita Morgan and Mr
mer Fort Hood soldier pleaded Naomi Eakman, all medical p,
guilty at his district court trial in j tients.
San Antonio tnis morning to the Dismissals were Mrs. Derisk
fatal shootuig of a tilling station ! Booth. Marceline Saucedo an
attendant. I Mrs. H. L. Bleeker.
The ex-Gl is 21-year-old Raymond o
Flannagan. who had admitted ear-; CmAiam Rill
In r to the slaving of an Arizona! KiWW«TIWll VIII
Okayed By House
WASHINGTON Irft— A House eili
cation subcommittee has approve
a bill providing a Federal aid t
education program identical wit
the program backed last year h
the Eisenhower administratis
The measure would provide <>ti
and one half billion dollars i
school construction aid over ih
next three years.
Shot three limes and killed last
September 4 was 33-year-old John
Marcus. Although Flannagan plead-
ed guilty before District Judge M.
D. Jones, the court will go ahead
to hear testimony.
Phone HI 9-4421 for Oxygen
Equipped ambulance service.
Satterwhite Funeral Homo.
The cabinct officer was one of
the four speakers in a panel pro-
gram on the state of Ihe nation's
business. Only one. Representative
Richard Simpson of Pennsylvania
came out flatly for general tax re-
duction lo counter ihe recession
Weeks said in his view, a bill
letting industry depreciate its in-
vestment in new plants and equip-
ment more rapidly fQr tax pur- was a scheme to obtain narcotics.
Crop Report Coming Up Today Will
Threaten Or Strengthen Sec. Bensor
WASHINGTON <*— The
his w ife were jailed by Dallas po-; crof) rt.p0, tini> board issues a re-
lice last night lor what they say | t(xjay on how things are far-
ing down on the farm during the
In mid-afternoon 3 p. m. EDT re-
port includes figures on prices
farmers received for most ol their
products in mid April and on pric-
Rebel air attacks in Indonesia
have prompted the Shell Oil Com-
pany to close down its huge instal-
lations in East Borneo and order
Its tankers out of the area.
The U. S. and Russia have an-
nounced a break-off in negotia-
tions to swap American and Rus-
sian movies. While no reason was
given, tt was reported the Soviets
believe the price for American
films is too high.
A former San Angelo, Texas,
man was killed instantly in Buf-
falo, Wyoming, yesterday when a
.22 caliber rifle he was carrying
arrested. | FFA training, chief of which he lis-,
Sdme 300 Algerians who were ted as leadership, co-operation and
serving with the French Army are citizenship He pointed out to FFA
said to have deserted after killing; members the many opportunities
their commander The mass deser- offered today, especially here, and
lion occurred in West Algeria. j urged them to take advantage of
| them. Things are learned best by
A labor dispute threatens a doing, he said, and in farming one
strike at 7 installations of the | lives close to his creator Agri-
Phillips Petroleum Company at culture is the backbone of the na-
Bcrger in the Texas Panhandle. . tion ?nd many nations have fallen
' because of lack of sufficient agri-
The Irving Tanning Company of culture. He highly complimented
Boston is going to give each of ———
its 450 employes a $25 cash gift to | wwvww>^wwwvww.wvv
help fight the recession. Only two;
conditions were attached to the
money must be spent for consumer
goods and part of it must be used
tn buy shoes.
For peace of Mind - - - See
INSURANCE AGENCY Adv.
104 N. Court Phone HI 94434
Cloudy through Thursday with
scattered showers and thunder-
storms. No important tempera-
ture changes. Low last night 49,
high yesterday 63. Low tonight
around 50. high tomorrow near
70. Winds gusty in thunder-
Dallas officers also seized l 0 bot-
| tics and boxes that had contained
According to police. Ihe doctor
| would write a prescription for a
woman patient, take it to a drug'
! gist pose as l
I non existent patient, buy narcotics
| and taken them home to his wife
i who is an addict.
Plates Close Jail
Used For Burglary
'V f t a r ,if 'cs 'hey paid at the same time for
the hiiMiand ot tne | a,Jtj services used in produc-
tion and in family living.
The report held political as well
as economic implications. Secre-
tary of Agriculture Benson has
been saying in recent weeks that
economic conditions are improving
I in Agriculture, a claim that some
I Democratic farm leaders are ques-
HASKELL /f—In Haskell. Sher- tioning
iff Bill Pennington has welded new j In a
steel plates in a county jail cell
which three prisoners had used
as a come and go escape hatch.
Pennington says the trio left on
two occasions to burglarize three
Haskell business firms. He said
they returned to jail both times
but that one of the group failed
tn come back after a 3rd outing.
similar report one month
ago, the board reported that farm
prices increased 4 per cent be-
tween mid-February and mid-Mar-
This was the sharpest monthly
increase since February 1951, and
it helped to put farm prices eleven
per cent above one year ago.
Observers awaited today'a report
federal i to learn whether this uptrend cot
tinued this month, or whethi
prices leveled off or declined. Hi
ports from Commercial market
have indicated no significant chuns
Critics of the Administration
farm policies have argued that la-
month s advance reflected tempo
ary conditions, such as advert
weather that damaged early vegi
tables and Citrus crops and deiaj
in the marketing of meat anima
because of favorable feeding en'
Should today's report show th;
farm prices are being maintain*
at or near last month's level, Bei
son's position undoubtedly would I
On the other hand, a sizeable di
in prices might well generate ne
political demands that he resign.
The secretary predicted recent1
that farm income this year woui
befrom 5 to 10 per cent abov
the 1957 level. If this should 1
accomplished, it would be neee
sary for farm prices to hold clo?
tn recent levels,
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Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 85, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 30, 1958, newspaper, April 30, 1958; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth135810/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.