Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 163, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 2, 1958 Page: 1 of 6
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Leased ASSOCIATED PRESS Wire
About The Same 4
NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COMMUNITY DAILY NEWSPAPER"
BRECKENRIDGE, TEXAS—TUESDAY, SEPT. 2. 1958
NEA Newsphoto Service
Sink 11 Boats
PRICE DAILY 8 CENTS SUNDAY 10 CENTS
SUNMAN FORCES IRVING
Integration In 2
> the race u««o<
shown for the
Utuda Tjtrvrr "Mil*
May Qualify For
*f;:iPel nek vsfent to an.suer 3
:h.<'(lii'i:;in f cmnpl iirH in Irvirz
fog Ik !' rrr Kin 1 Worth and
1 of i <. . irk x,M 1 he loll the uto a id
?S0 ' *' :n >Vi Xl diking flown 'ne
*! • '<" • • ailed l< 1 turn
°'e f!«' a jun « n me and sot
ied (Kf dn ;> oj.j me. He took iiiy gun
l a!-r' 'old nte to .! •? in the < ;.
By Union Leac
Force As Cuban
Area Is Struck With Icelanders
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Hftal <(',•> assignment Jem
' i«i « Army Corps
ard to travel and
. V' 1 MM* assignment.
K * r .•"SSi™" 'b' 1 " f"
w'<, .1 and at many ovei .
-• Bancs explained that wom-
who meet the ^iialifn afl'wi- will
find this Is an excellent opportun-
ity to begin a new vocation which
is both interesting and rewarding
F"r further information contact
Mr Barnes at I2K S Court or Call
HI 9 WW
SAVr THE NEW HOME
Get a Mortgage Cancellation
Call COOKPELL ai HI 04401
See Or Heard
*t ^ ^ k/i M H.
tee in Washington, It w il give bint
a chance to tell how he climbed to
the top echelon of the Teamsters
Union and became boss ot the
union's affairs in the St Louis aiea
The 47-year-old (ribbons was cal-
led for questioning by the Senate
investigators who have been prob-
ing alleged Teamster tie-ups with
hoodlums and charges ot Team-
ster violence in labor disputes.
Commenting on his appearance
before the Senators. Gibbons has
tine thing is certain. I won't
be tailing the fifth amendment. I
think I II be able to answer every-
thing if given time to check tne
Previous witnesses have testl-
netl that Gibbons bought some lo-
cal union outright, directed violence
in strikes, ana rigged his election
as president ot tne joint council
ruling a score ol Teamster locals
in the St. Louis area.
Last week, M. Louis Detective
Captain 1 horn as Moran described
Gibbons to the Senate committee
as a cop-hating associate ot under-
Man Is Found Dead
A quiet holiday wa« reported
frotn the la* enforcement front—
olad e had no serious accident
!L m„t, about Dove hunt-
trt apparently found doves congre-
gated m some vpots. but many
places -here doves have been all I- HOUStOn DOXCOT
1 ummer were found lacking . ■ ""•al**" WVUVMI
(timber took advantake of the
•i^twrm offered bv the Park
Wd Monday . ■ ■ • Schools open-
Bus morning with 1.649 compar-
**5 1.536 last year. Booker T.
fvng-on with 66 compared to
swimming pool closed yes-
and Citv Manager Swaim
I will have financial report
it doubts tha' it paid It's
y Firemen early
ornuig called to 44 j W. 7th
.ngtlish blaze in cat htl J B
which was considerably |
ed . Mrs K S Ken-
who broke hei hip returned I
erwhue to Stephens mem
HOUSTON 4* A man vsas found
dead in a Southern Pacific fjoxcar
at Knglewo.n1 \ arts in Houston
iast mgnt. apparently crushed t<
death by a load ot pipe.
tie tias been tentatively ideriti-
lied as Johnnie -Nelson, about 41)
years of age.
investigators say the load of pipe
appear* to have shnted while tne
man siept on the freight load He
was identified by a longshoreman s
between 'he fluadiuuiu'ts and jets
snould develop into a very heal-
ed one with each team signing up
as many men as can be found be-
tween tne ages ot 21 and :t-i years.
Members of the winning team and
their wives will be treated to a
social event t y the losers. Also
the individual member of the win-
ning team who latches onto the
greatest numlu'r of members dur-
ing the drive will receive an all ex-
pense paid trip the State Jaycee
Board meeting which will be held
in San Angeio during the fall.
Fred C«ray, membership cam-
paing promoter, says tnat all
young men who want to help make
■ the city of Breckenridge a better
place lo live should become an ac-
tive Jaycee. He went on to stress
tne importance ot leadership train-
ing wnich the local organization
utters in carrying out its many
The Jaycees are a group dedi-
cated to community improvement
and personal betterment. It also
otfers young men the opportunity to
become a leader in their communi-
ty. Young men of action who want
to become members of the fastest
growing young men's organization
in the wurl;l are ui ged to contact
any ot trie following team mem-
Koadrunners — Jack Gressett,
Charles Mohr. Garland White, Bob
Anderson. Boo Harbison, or How-
ard Swanson. Jets Boh McGinnis,
I-croy Finley. Fred Gray, Harold
Warlord, Bill Bird or W. K. Cooper.
During the month of September,
member-flip meetings will be held
each Wednesday at noon in the
Y M C A. instead of every sec-
ond and fourth Wednesday. .Men
interested in learning more about
the Jaycees are invited to attend
Jr.. Curtis and Lonnie: maternal
grandmother. Mrs. Curtis King ol
eil basis today, with
included among the
ol about 800. When
tlMticated the -torni prob- pule between little icrlai.d anil Hrf
ably last its strength passing tain. Inarmed Icelandic Coast
through the mountainous sections Guardsmen fought hand to hand
of Eastern Cuba. However, gale with men on a British fishing boat
warnings apply from Palm Beach in waters otf Iceland. Then, aceord-
Amartllo; paternal grandfather, integration began at Clinton high anrf *'ort Myers. Florida, South- ing to the Icelandic account. A
two years ago it took National | ward lo the Florida Keys and British frigate captured the Ice-
Curtis King of Breckenridge; pa
ternal grandmother, Ann Harris
Guardsmen io end violent dem-. florid a Straits. The weather man landers
litgBU'Sy tafryi1 'V...11 \o slop r,p
near Terrell. He stalled ^-h'jor ilg
anil I tried to wave them off Ha
shot the glass out of their patml
car. He said he'd shoot mp if 1
didn't wave them otf,'' Derr ck
Officers in the pursuing car wi re
unable to fire back for fear
Many Local Golfers Go To Albany
BRECK HAS RUNNERS-IP II
TWO HOLIIAY GOLF MEETS
says winds up to HO miles an hour; The action took place off a fish- u'lf n®. lr? ^aek [ear
are likelv to hit the straits and ing village 300 miles from Revk-! r Derrick. Several other po-
Iceland's capital. The Ze-1
Reports from Cuba and reconais-' lantlic radio broadcast the account
sance aircraft indicate that Ella is The tight on the British trawler
He forced me to drive at fop
• | speed, about 110 miles an hou~,"
the officer said. "He fired 10 or 15
moving towards the west north- called "Northern Foam." involved I lu L.'\ / "'or. ,
west about 16 miles per hour along1 fists and clubs. The Coast Guards-I „ ™ r iil T !• Pa'rol
or near the south Cuban coast. men subdued the Britons and head- fiA ^very.j t'mf,
No late reports had been receiv-j ed for port. The British frigate ^ !° close "p a llttle- he d
No one was hit.
Local police were warned to keep
awav and to keep the highway
Derrick said the drove was nerve-
racking. "There's quite a few
curves hut I never did get off the
He said all the time he wasn't
ed from immediate center of the [ "Eastbourne ' then sailed into the
storm. However, it is likely that picture. It put men on the trawler.
L. . strength was lost crossing the' I he Icelaiiuers were seized and re-
, ' L i lu , ,U,tS U i'u Blow n ni his climb to mountains in eastern Cuba and moved to the Eastbourne.
lone Breckenridge entry at the Big the Championship finals. Pearson s that the storm has become disor- The British Embassy in Reykja-
'!! p./! tuornament lb otheis defeat oi Wragg marks the fifth | ganized. Highest winds are estimat-1 vik says the frigate is waiting tor
raveled 20 miles into the setting time he has defeated the young ed 75 miles per hour in squalls over ! instructions about what to do about
s.;n each day to participate in AI- Buck linkster in the past couple of a small area near the center and the Icelandic Coast Guardsmen
banys Labor Day golfing fest.vi-j years. , gales extend outward 150 mj|es Tht. Brjtish f|sh,|lg ||ee, ,ce_
r . .. ~ 0 " in the norViern semicircle and 501 land's Coast had radioed London . ■ . , . ,
Fora while yesjerday. local golf || || A . II miles to the south. that two Icelandic gunboats had ki" as lo"£,a* 1 kep,J
rn X'"h.v n B,e^e^dg:iU II mm SnSfiHl ••P'-esent indications are that intercepted and boarded the North-! tlth*PP!!,Sl ?^e *U
might have a chance of booting Wa Is a VHIvl IrllHVVwest northwest about along the the '< ern Foam. f f. would, the way
M ■ at a . south coast of Cuba during the next The British fishing fleet, escorted .VlKi"5!? COU dn 1
Feigusw gained the X hole finals j Rl _ Qa^aajwlai1 I 12 hours and probably will intensify j by British gunboats, since yesier- , n '
^n fi«h, HU u"v A h?nv ■1311 IS uOUcllI ' some duri 8 ,h" ^ I rta> h;'s ^ Iceland , extension
™ 1fou*h,t J"" ',n o„the Albany ■ WW"0"1 Reconnaissance aircraft will ot its territorial waters to 12 miles
finals, hut both boys fell as Breck-, j stay with the storm almost contmu- from its coastline. The
enridgites sweated them out. with WASHINGTON
' west northwest
U. N. Outer Space
Plan k Sought
^ - The United ally day and night to observe any limit had been lour miles. And Ice- I iVrHrlt said
ge the U. N. the intensification or change in course, land has ordered all foreign fish- . .. JJJ , '
ngram for inter-1 "Some flooding will occur over ernien lo stay 12 miles out. |^_
jn in outer space, central and western Cuba and in- —o 1.V11 ??•
George Blackerby, el al. of Wich-
| ita Falis completed No. 1-A L. C.
fKith winning prizes as runners-tip. states plins to urge
t'ther than Ferguson and Pear- to consider a progra
w<tre..'J*1' loljowing: Houston national cooperation in outer space, central ana western Cuba and in
Hosco Safterwhite. Blake John- [n a speech prepared for the A- terests in these areas should coil- aAf - ■ , 1
son Jr.. George W i-^gg. and Rod-, nierican Legion convention in Chi-ltinue on the alert for rough seas ww©ll VaOI1tpl6T6Q
ney Brown all made the Albany I cago. our chief U. N. delegate. I and abnormally high tides." I " - r
Championship Flight. Btib Moore nenry Cabot Lodge said the A. o
im ..«0n,ln8/T' w^rf, F'rst I merican suggestion will be put be-
Flight qualifiers: Gus .allagher, fore the General Assembly's regu-
a"' ' [J1 i*"i-i il. uPm"V lar session in a few weeks. He did
in the Secon,f M.ght. Don Helling- nof go ,nto details.
laiisen. B M_ Biown and Ronnie; Lodge said scientists throughout
Fife were Third Flight entrants, the world have much to contribute
r nl liT " h" v , -?e °"rtn ,to ,he Peaceful exploration of out-
Flight player, and Earl Trammell er spaCe
was the single Fifth Flight contest- Me said (oo. ..A„ of have to
Oil Tank Blast
Loss Is $4,000
ANDREWS 1—An oil tank and
an oil separator explodeo and open hole at 1-790-1,805 feet. Pay
burned this morning at an instal- Wys topped at 1.792 feet.
lation of the Husky Oil Company
Police set up a roadblock with
big trucks just east of the East
Texas city of Gladewater.
"We came screecing to a halt."
told him he just
He threw the guns
and said. 'Don't let
them kill me".
A large number of officers were
mobilized all over the area. Know-
ing the gunman could listen in on
Derrick's radio, officers avoided
Link in the regular field six miles the Irving Irequency.
southeast of Caddo. It is in Section The arrest was made at about
76 Block 4. T&I- Survey. 1 1:30 a. m. Both the officer and
Daily potential was 37.74 barrels the gunman were taken to the po-
of 38.5 gravity oil pumping from j lice station at Gladewater, then
"" """ ' " " " " returned to Irving.
Bits Of News Off Wires Of Today
yij, father of Mrs. C. O.
who underwent forgery
General Hospital. Wichita
>rted "Ootng fine" . . .
• ions to A. R. Knight on
Old Taylor, winning
mpion at Roby after also
ime title at Haskell
we put * package of og-
glove compartment of our
« them out Monday and
,d reduced the package to
Camels * s the brand
w have asica. . . . Ouartar-
•) meets toniflht at 7:19.
-> be elected.
er L. Boothe. Breck-
completed an S-weeks
e at Ft. Gordon. Geor-
. 4 Armory to under go:
on some PHi •• ^ D«ve
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Henry Cabot I^Klge announced to-
day in Chicago that the U. S. will
propose in the U N. in a lew weeks
a program for international cooper-
ation in the field ol outer space.
LsKlge is the thief U. S. representa-
tive at the United Nations.
At the atoms for peace confer-
ence in Geneva. Switzerland.
American scientist Dr. Edward Tel-
ler suggests that hydrogen blasts
under ground might create elec-
tric power for peace.
In New York, the United Elec-
trical Workers, an Independent
union, has proposed lo two com-
panies that it forego an automatic
15 rents an hour wage increase in
return for a 37 and a half hour
work week next year. The offer
was made to Westinghowse and
General Electric as the union pre-
pared to open negotiations with
for The Moment: Traw-
grow larger bf
In the Guam area of the Pacific
a U. S. military air transport ser-
vice plane with 19 men crashed in-
to the aea. No survivors have been
In outer space, Russia's Sputnik
3. the biggest manmade satellite
I of them all. has completed its 1,-
j 500th orbit around the earth.
In the Pacific, typhoon Grace
is moving on a course that wouid
take if to Formosa and then to the
. Chinese mainland. Winds at the
' storm center are at the furious
speed of 160 miles an hour..
Nevada voters are to cast pri-
I mary election ballots but only de-
; mocrats are deciding important
races The top Republicans. Sena-
tor George Malone and (>overnor
j Charles Russell, are unopposed.
In Oklahoma City, a Negro youth
! council has called off its sitdown
I campaign for food service In a
downtown luncheonette. The youths
have to go back to school.
In Chicago, the thief fouled up
ceremonies for the American leg-
ion's annual presentation of an
Americanism award at a hotel. The
light fingered charactcr stole the
tj . ,, . . . . . | lose if outer space is subjected to
Wragg lost in the championship1 national rivalries."
consolation. 1-everidge lost in the
Fourth Flight finals. Trammell lost
■ n the Fitih Flight finals, but all i
came away with a prize.
Pearson had to eliminate Wragg
1 14 miles southwest of Andrews, in
No one was injured.
An oil feeder line also burned j
alter the explosion. The lire de-
partment from Andrews helped ex-
tinguish the tlames. Fire Captain
O. A. Nix said the damage is
Stephens Memorial Hospital re- placed "conservatively" at 14.000.1
ports nine patients admitted over' The explosion occurred shortly be-'
| the weekend with four dismissed. I fore 7a.m.
Admissions include S. R. Preston, | o i
AUSTIN -f—The body of a 51- H F Pointer, Mrs. G. A. Woods. |
vear-old San Antonio insurance Mrs. H. B. Hash, Mrs. Clara Robe-.
executive who drowned in Lake ,on- Mr,i Eddie Morris. Mrs. Peg-
Body Of Man
Taken From Lake
Nine Patients To
For peace of Mind - - - See
INSL KANCE AGENCY Adv.
When you finance your car at the
First National Bank you are deal-
ing at home «>ith people you know.
Holiday Deaths In Nation Reach
409 With Texas One Under 1957
Travis near Austin Satuiday was JJJ' Hall. Mrs. R. S. Kennedy and DoROS TlieOter
recovered vesterdav. He was Rob- Chester Napper.
ert Bruce Parker. Sr He drowned Dismissals were
while practicing skin diving with
his son. Robert Bruce Jr., a 20-
year-old University of Texas Sen-
ior. A verdict of accidental drown-
ing was returned.
Lone Gunman RaIaC '"u" '-i,h"r weekend highway The holiday traffic death toll in
^^■aaaB *BBi >%W9 death lists 409 victims at midmorn- Texas rose to 26 this morning,
ing with the final tabulation still to just one shy of the number killed
come. The Associated Press said, during the long Labor Day week-
A young gunman 'be filial tally may show a total end last year.
I DALLAS tjr-
U(wja ._j K„K.. ... arrived at the Esquire Theater, in 1 higher than the advance estimate But the total is still three under
A L Finley and baby and H F ithe °ak '*awn section of north Dal-' of ,420- .... .... I'be average of 29 highway deaths
Pointer I 'as- '°° 'a,e '° 'be movie last
To Two Couples
Mr. and Vlrs. G A. Woods are
the parents of a b-by boy born
on \ugust at 10 12 a m
At birth the baby weighed 7 lbs.,'
A baby girl was born at 9:38 a. I
m.. September 2, to Mr. and Mrs.
H. B. Hash of Route 1, Box 292.
The baby weighed 7 lbs, 8 oz?
•t birth. I
IM N. Court Phone HI M434
An estimated 30 million cars the past 12 years.
1 nighl. j were on highways across the coun- The Associated Press death
""■■■■ But he wasn't too late to force 'ry yesterday. And a sharp rise in count began at 6. p. m. Friday.
the manager. Harvey Brown, to i traflic deaths came in the closeing The department of Public Safety
fork over about SI.500 in cash. hours of the holiday period which which predicted 29 traffic fatalities
Brown and movie projectionist' began Friday evening and, for the over the extended holiday period,
j A. S Ballard fold Dallas police the purposes of the count-ended last j began Its count at midnight Friday.
I gunman appeared at the theater . midnight. , More than 250 radio stations and
around 11:45 last night. He was) While the final count may top 40 television stations conducted the
j wearing a red bandana handker-1'he National Safety Councils esti- i most Extensive Traffic Safety cam-
1 chief, with eye slits, over his lace.) mate, it is not likely to reach paign in slate history, under the
; : last year's Labor Day holiday to-1 direction of the Texas association
Clear to partly cloudy through
Wednesday. Not much change in
temperatures. Pew thundershow-
ers near the coast. Low last
night 73. high yesterday 98. Low
tonight in mid 70s, high tomor-
row in upper 93s. W ndi souther-
ly IS m.les per hour.
Whan you finance your rar at the'tal. which was 445. The record for | of broadcasters.
First National Bank you establish
valuable bank credit. —Adv.
a Labor Day holiday is 461, set in j With 26 traffic fatalities, Texas
1951 | ranks next to California as the le d-
In addition to highway deaths.! er In highway deaths during the 78
1958-9 Hunting and fishing license 'herp are th"e other accidental i hour period California had a gnm
at Merrill's Soorts Center! Com- deaths tabulated for the long week-1 total of Ohio had 23. and lilt-
alete equipment for hunter •rd,end 1,w Persons drowned and 84,noi and New York each had 22.
fisherman. 819 East Walker Strwt.'-,ver< victims ai various olkir ac- Jn all. 42 persons ft °d vioten'ly
wwwwiwwwwfwwwwws cidenti. ia Texas, Including | growninfg,
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