The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 150, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 31, 1958 Page: 1 of 10
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Of The Record
Dial CR 5-3131
VOL. 70—NO. 150
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10 ZoiZ GOGG
3% (ttu^ru Swnrii
* “A NEWSPAPER REFLECTS ITS COMMUNITY”
CUERO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1958
By l nitrd Press Inti'rnntinic-.l—
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS —
Partly cloudy and warm thru
10 PACES - PRICE 5#
.^Town TaIlc2Die In
_ Crash Near
Cuero Lions are back ln 1 J 1
the spotlight in civic activ- otOCK.C13.l0
^ , , . Two persons were killed today
They voted unanimously . ..
J in a grinding collision on a
/ednesday to prov 1 e a ( bridge involving two trucks and
Icnce for the Little League a car 15 miles east of San Antonio I
■%»all park. ! United Press International report-
The fence will encircle edu. _
, ; Highway Patrolman Arlie
ffrjeit, center and right field, jarnes said a car, carrying a man
%/ill be four feet high, and and two women, was crossing
Of frame construction, bol- j ’he s- » brid«e ov«r c,lboul0
Creek on the wrong side of the
J- #ter by corrugated iron. road. It struck a beer truck, kill-
Fence signs will be avail-
Erection of the fence now
will allow seasoning of the
T.alls before signs are in-
stalled next year.
Look for Lions to keep
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The DeWitt county chap-
ter of American Red Cross
has finally bowed out of the
picture and will be out of
operation until finances are
provided under the Com-1
munity Chest fund, the Red!
Cross designated as one of j
* the charity organizations to
receive assistance if the
, Community Chest is set up. I
The action came as no
surprise. Support of the j
Red Cross has dwindled con- j
sistently during the past
stviral years, and finally |
became a matter of having !
"no funds” for operation.
^ V j
We imagine post authorit- J
lea are in for a lot of head- i
aches during the next cou-
ple of weeks with new postal
ratC3 going into effect on
We anticipate many "re-
turned for postage" letters
end a penalty goes with the
* * *
We have heard much of j
the laleged' plight of the j
nation’s schools, ascribed toj
grossly Inadequate pay for
teachers, inadequate build-1
ing of physical facilities,
and other such neglects.1
ing both drivers.
The beer truck veered into the
bridge and sheared off part of
the railing, then overturned, ]
spilling barrels and ice over the
The car careened down the
road and struck a U. S. mail
truck, which went out of control
and sheared off more bridge
tailing before striking a pile of
ice and barrels and overturn-
The driver of the beer truck,
William A. Wallace, 43, San An-
tonio, was killed. The driver of
the car, Robert F. Gould of
San Antonio, was dead on arri-
val at a Seguin hospital. Neith-
er the two women nor the mail
truck driver was believed ser-
Two cars received light dam-
ages at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday
when a 1952 sedan driven by
Otto IT. Shrieber collided with
a sedan driven by Romald Hoff-
man In the 100 block of E.
Sgt. Louis Donaho said the col-
HtADING INTO COLD ClIMi—Workmen fuel in* U. 8. Navy
Blimp ZPU-2 at Weymouth, Mass., Naval Air Station befora
its departure tot a destination 1,000 miles north of the Arc-
tic circle. The blimp will be tht first non-rigid aircraft to
fly into the Arctic. Fourteen men are aboard for IMOO-mlle
ruundlnp to T-3 island and back. Island is a weather atatlon.
Flood Strikes Kansas
Second Time Irf Month
United Press International
A million-dollar flash flood struck Atchison, Kan., to-
day for the second tir.12 ln a month.
More than 120 persons fled the Kansas flood waters
which followed rains up to four Inches Wednesday night
and early today.
Cleanup operations still were
under way from the last flood in
Atchison when white Clay Creek ; severe floodln/at Merriam, Kan ,
again boiled out of its banks to, and legser loca, floodJn at sev_
smash virtually the same area.!„,i other in northeast
I Kansas and north central Mis-
( River Jump* Bank—
i. Tornado funnels dipped from
rainy skies late Wednesday at
Elmira, Kan.; St. Joseph, Mo.,
and in parts of Iowa and Illinois.
Only one twister touched ground
.. . . . _ . . . , briefly at Keslcy, Iowa, but
Iision occurred when Schrieber 1 National Guard Armory in Cuero caused no damage.
attempted to pull out from the i had cleared another hurdle Wed-1 The Nishnaboina River spilled
curb and ran into the side of ■ nesday afternoon when the Senate ov*r its bank west of Shenandoah,
Hoffman's auto. Both cars were passed a bill authorizing the pro- Iowa- Wednesday in the wake of
! ject, according to a telegram re-jheivy ra*n*- Earlier this month,
told Donaho he ceived by The Record from Con-1tho river went °n a rampage that
claimed 19 lives.
Proposed construction of a new
could not see the approaching gressman Lyndon I?. Johnson,
tar because of the brightness of1 "Senate today 1 passed bill au-
WASHINGTON, July 31. —
il’PIi—The Uniled States and
Great Britain appeared to be
agreed today on the time, and
auspices of a summit meeting
with Russia, but unable so far
to persuade France to their
British Prime Minister Harold
MacMillan, in a new letter to
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush-
chev, proposed a special surpmit
meeting of the United Nations
Security Council on the Middle
East Aug. 12. He said the meet-
in could be held in New York,
Geneva, "or any other place
This jibes with the desires of
President Eisenhower who fav-
ors a summit meeting within the
U. N. framework some time be-
Iween Aug. 10 and 15. It also is
in line with U. S. hopes that
American troops will be out of
Lebanon by the time a summit
Election Bringa Truce
But in Paris, premier Charles
de Gaulle was said to be still
opposed to a summit level meet-
ing of I he Security Council. The
15 ambassadors to the NATO
Council met for two hours but
were unable, it was said, to
end the split between France
and her Allies.
For American officials the best
possible news was the election
of Maj. Gen. Faud Chehab as
president of Lebanon with gov-
ernment and rebel backing.
Presumably the Lebanese el-
ection was a subject of discuss-
ion ut today’s meeting of Pre-
sident Elsenhower with the Nat-
ional Security Council. He sche-
duled a conference with Secre-
tary of State John Foster Dulles
'■ $ . •,
f iti %&m v. 1
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San Antonio Plans
United Press International
BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 31,—
(CPU Maj. Grn. Faud Che-
hab, army chief of staff, was
elected president today in a par-
liamentary landslide victory that
ended the 13-week Lebanese re-
volt and set the stage for swift
withdrawal of American troops
from this country.
In Washington, the Whit#
House had no immediate com-
ment. Developments in Lebanon
undoubtedly were discussed by
President Eisenhower and I ts
top advisers at this morning’s
meeting of the National Security
Conned. Eisenhower planned to
• onfor separately with Secre-
tary of .Slate John busier Dubes
after the meeting.
Government and rebel toiees
closed ranks to give the .'cf>-year-
old Cliehnl) a 48-7 triumph in the
Chamber of Deputies.
The tense multitude of armed
men surrounding Parliament -
army troops and in-;;t: • nt, a-
lj!»o immediately emptied their
guns into the air in a tj picul
Irene Meyer was winner in the Winslett, who was ill, Mrs. Wil-! Aral> rc’ac,ion r,f |n'•
senior division and Faye Marie liam Kozebski and I-enette Ruseh- Two Agreed Cnrilitiiiiis
Dreier in the junior division at haupt. assisted by Mrs. Bill Dea- Lebed I ,iders orc’eied a truc e,
the DeWitt County I II Club Ion, c lothing leader at Weslhoff. | (.llr,'ah l'i";sr’i.‘, a .sib ill e arr'i-
Oll fOB IORDAN—The tanker Explorer hove* Into harbor
at Aqaba, Jordan, with oil to nelp Jordan in current crisis.
Dress Revue Winners
Are Named Wednesday
|Dress Revue held Wednesday at Junior leaders who assisted in
(the REA building in Cuero. Irene ‘ planning the revue and judging
is a member of the Eindenau Til records were Donna Faye Barbs
thorizing military construction at
Donaho also reported a minor i Cuero National Guard armory as
accident in the 100 block of W. (specified in my wire of July 24.
Cfurch St. at 4:25 p.m. Wednes- ■ Bill now goes to House for ap-
day- proval of Senate amendments,”
Ronnie Rhoades backed out a the wire read,
one and a half ton truck from ! The proposal calls for the ex-
the curb and into a parked sta- penditure or $93,000 for a new
tion wagon on the other side of ; armory to l>e located near the
the street. The station wagon is site of the present armory build-
owned by John T. McCutcheon I ing. The present building would
of Austin. i be transformed into a motor pool.
About 60 persons were forced
from their homes at Atchison to-
day and about 60 others were ev-1
acuated from a trailer camp at
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presented Wednesday at a joint
Damage estimates given by
The commonly proposed SO-j Donaho were $75 to the 1952 so-
lution is Federal support of' dr*ve" by Hoffman and j
owned by Cueio Lumber Co,, $25
j to Schrieber's auto and $50 to
the Insti- die tailgate of the station wagon. I
There was no damage to the I
tutc of Social Science Re-
search has issued an ex-
haustive study which reach-
es very different conclu-
rons. It Is signed by Roger
Freeman, a nacknowledged
authority ln this field who,
among other things, was
consultant on school fi-
nance to the White House
Conference on Education.
Here arc some of the
points Mr. Freeman makes
and substantiates: In terms
of cost, education Is the
l. rgest public service in
the country next to national
defense. Between 1929-39
and 1955-56. personal con-j
f umptlon expenditures dou-
bled whereas public school
expenditures tripled In |
1956. we spent $103.94 p°r
capita, on education as
against $34.17 ln Russia. In
ate years, the number of
ertlfied teachers has ln-
reaaed materially more on
percentage basis, than
he number of pupiLs. In
tiesc years.f in addition.
Tiece majcc; in education
increased bv 33 per
.mt where majors in other
tldi decraa.id by 23 per
: 'i tie duosruuni ohort-
h-»v be*n greatly eXag- i
(Continued cn Teg* I jj j
Decline Noted In
First Half Of Year
CHICAGO, July 31. — (UPI)—
Traffic fatalitiei in the Unit-
ed States stowed a drop from
the preceding year's figures for
the first half of 1958 and for the
1 month of June, the National
Safety Council reported today.
The six-month death total of
16,240 Was '7 per cent below the
11.510 figure for the correspond-
ing period last year and was tie
lowest six-month toil since 1954
June brought a saving of
300 Jives with a 19 per cent drop
from 3.310 last year to 3.010
this year. June was the 15th of
the past 19 month3 to sho-‘ a de-
Hangar Af Temple
TEMPLE. Tex July 31. -
• UPIi Seven private planes,
the motor and frame of an
eighth, and a hangar at Temple
Municipal Airport were destroy-
ed by fire early today.
A fire inspector said overall
damage amounted to about $15(5.-
Temple firemen said two
units and a stationwagon load-
ed with men were rushed to the
airport. When they arrived the
hanger roof already had caved
in and tho walls were collapsing
about the planes
Cuero Service Club
ner in tho senior division and
meeting of the San Antonio City £"*!* S8g? °f /h°
11 , ... , • Club was alternate winner of the
“ “ “"?! junior division.
Irene and Kayo Marie will rep-
resent DeWilt county at the Dis-
! trict Dress Revue in San Antonio
(August 8. Mrs. Mildred Marlin,
'home demonstration agent, said
the (he 4-II bus will he taken to
Commission. Voting on the p'.tn
is expected soon.
The vital role played by thq
Cuero Lions Club and the Good ' ing.
Construction of a large addi-
tion to Rohm art Clinic, located
next to Cuero Hospital, began
morning. .Nathan Post is
. ,, i general contractor.
m„i„uk».. t.-____i . . -attend are requested to be at De-
Neighboi r und sided in sllcviat- .... , n I ho nejejition will
Witt county courthouse at 7 a. m "" aoiuuun
(San Antonio for the revue. Mem-
bers of 4-H Clubs and Home (this
i Demonstration Clubs who wish to
Neighbor Fund in performing
charitable work in Ouero was
( outlined Wednesday by Harry
: Putman, assistant publisher of
j Tlie Cuero Record, during the
j regular weekly meeting of tli£
Putman told the group that in
many eases, most Cucroites are
unaware of the deplorable con-
ditions existing here.
He complimented Cuero Lions
as being the most active group
in combating local conditions qf
hangar roof had already raved
the many hardships borne by (
those without ample income to
provide the bare necessities of
He told of several of the
worst hardship cases which both
the Lions Club and the Good
Putman was introduced by
Program Chairman John Bem-
A unamimous vote was given
from the- floor for construction
of a fence around the left cen-
ter and right field at the Little
League baseball park. The fen-
ce will be four feet high and will
afford space for advertising.
President E. T. Summcts Jr. j
introduced Thad McDonnell and
Ed Maltony as new members.
McDonnell is principal of Cue-
ro High School and Maltony is
a member of the school coach-
Guests were Larry Keesler,
son of Joe Keesler, Warren
Dromgoole and Ben E. Prause.
August 8. the time the bus will
leave for San Antonio.
Awarded blue ribbons in the
county revue were Donna Faye
Baros. Doris Arnold Toni Belli
Sinast and Mary Helen Sager.
T.ed ribbons went to Barbara
Ann Hattenbai h, Dan an Squyres,
Mary Louise Nolen, Pat Squyres.
Aline Sshoenfeld, Delores Sch-
roeder, Glenneth Baros, Geral-
dine Schroeder, Janice Goebel
and Sandra Nagel.
A white riblxiri went to Cynthia
\ Participation awards of tape
measures were presented by Mrs.
T. Schubert. HI> Conn, tl 4-H
There were 23 entries Sixty-
four persons attended
Judges were Mrs Earl Bucn-
ger. who replaced Mrs .1. K.
Second Russo-American neighboring cities not
Meeting Proposal Made Is Unknown accept red cross calls
° * HI TlXI T Tov .Tills.’ '.1 .. w .. .. _ ... .....t o .. ,. . , .
(late around whom all side, in
the i ivil strife Lad rallied in r;t
effort to restore stability to tP.o
nation, hon ied hnek to the < api-
tal from his home in Joiinich Tip
the roast from jlien.it to arrange
a quirk takeover (him pro-west-
ern President ('.,millc Chantoun.
I Opposition spokesman Nassiiri
[ Majadlrm said t'lvimoun s im-
mediate resignation and quirjj
Withdrawal of tie 10.000 Anieri-
j can troops here were agreed
conditions for Chehab’s over-
There were no immediate
slalemoril.s on either point from
Cheliat), wllo refused to speak
to newsmen when ho hurried into
the presidential palace to see
measure 4.i chamoun after the voting.
X 45 feet and will adjoin the, Tho hnsk prll h.unenta;' • , ; o.
present elime bmld.ng on the (.rfiulr was j.
norlh end A $16 XIX) bmld.ng pet- ma.. a(tPr j;; uf.0|<s (lf ,Iv
mil will hr taken out at City Hall uoufare that claimed h ■-dreds
for tho jeh ,,f lives and 15 (lavs ago I rotr jjt
The add”ion will home (Continued ,.n Page in.
$35,000 of nc-v equipment; in- --
eluding x-ray and |'.ii.ysiotheit-
apy equipment and equipment
for a radioisotope department.
It is reported that tie new*
construction will be the same
type architecture'as the present
(lime - modern, and with the
same rrxif line. Tcrazzo tile
floors and installation of a
seven and one-half ton heating
and cooling York year-round
air conditioner are included in
Post is using !• - much loc al
la hot as possible in c (instruction
of it •• addition.
Forwarded To MGM
Information that could lead to
a motion picture being filmed in
Cuero has been sent to Mclro-
Gold.vyn-Mava r Pictures by
Chamber of Commerce Mana-
ger GCorge Wihiams.
Tie information is sought by
Howard \Y. Hor'orr location
manager for MGM.
P in? hid’d photograph- of De-
Now Be Legal
nONNA. Tex. Jolj II.—
(LPI)— Mr*. Di Harwell,
of Donna, Tex., ha* received
a postal money order for
MOO *« paym-nt for a xrrd
din* ceremony performed
hv her father. F. T. Butler,
in Mestport, Tenn., So years
O. T. Jones, of Soper.
Okie., aeot the money order
and enclosed a note Having
h« owed Bnller ST.V4 “and a
little i»l»revt'" for the IX0X
WASHINGTON. July .31. fl'PIt The United ."tates and Russia
Tho f nited States proposed pa-t cxrhanges have disagreed
Russia today that they meet at > .. .. , , .
Geneva ,n October to consider iW<!r th' H "ou)d h' n^'*-
of prevenUnj surprise sf* ®dry to place under a-rial in-
inpeetion to po’ice against surprise
This eountry recommended that attacks.
(the talks start in the first week f The meeting program would be
of October. j limited to "technical discussion*
I Western and Communist aeien- of measure* to reduce the pos*i-
tists are in Geneva now discuss- bility of surprise attack*.”
ing technical means of policing j In proposing the Geneva con-
a ban on nuclear weapons tents. ference, the United States took
Tlie new American proposal, de-, tlie occasion •« tell ft issta this
live ed to the Soviet Foreign - country's H-i»-mher* neve r.e er
Ministry by the ,U. 5. emt<ass.v m flown acr'ws the Arctic toward
Mosfow. sugge ted ’hat other gov- ’ the L'.S.S.P.
ernments might take part in the The note gave P. i.m.i * rat'*gor-
proposed talks for "n ,K>int tuiov k«I as,iiraniev tna* tie L’nited
of the practical aspects of this States r,as ne er had 'h«* need to
problem launch nor hat it in fact ever
Toe Unite! 5tat.-i notes stipo- iau.n heJ. ar,> atomic bv.rnber
Ijtc l tti it tfie te firm jf vii,v.u»- llighti" at-rua* ,the Xi»'fi»* Zone
iinri ‘.h.xilU pot bind either Sid" towani the Soviet I'pion lieraii.e
to »h- arcepi.inve rf any p»ni- o,’ an " false alert I mmnt?r-
|cU4*r a»eva| inspection zone. .pret'd radar signal.
BURNET. Tex. July 31
'UPI i A fire float roared un-
che'kcd through thouvands -of
acre- of bnuhland and dcstro;
, cd a raneh '.vas apparent!;
burning itself out today.
The fire killed an undetprhrin
ed amount of livestock and re-
duced to ashes the vacation
ranch home of state Republican
Chairman Thad Hutcheson of
Some po'kets of fire w-ere ie-
p i. :ed still burning todr.y. ’in*
Depar’rtent of Public rfafe,--
i epo: t-d
F.re fight.ng '.:,.* f.v.rn sevyri
< iljes ?nd Irom Be- g,irom \
Foice p.-.je at A , tin. ftary A
Fon e have ar.rt s?>id:er* from ,
Fort Hood were called In to
battle the i.re
A Bjv S ..-it ti e,;> tamping
in i lie a -'i pitched i'i ti lv*i:i
Anti A he irnn’c i I nrv Koi '
Hood helped direct operations. (
11rv Pc*(|c M n.'-n
of t he lor ^1 ffc *i
said today, that ■ a
rrrrr e»| lirt r ’.* ill nr.I t-e ai-< en*
rr| at fbe Vte’otua 5 T U'” * r
t.on7a'ev r.'firr-, ape- (lie t iero
braneh 'loses Am;» 15 d’i' *o
lark of funds.
Mrs Manion va-d 'he P.ed
Cross field represents!.. e has
told fer the re-ghbonn < :tiex
" r.uld l.r>f a '1 - < i ' ’ ' ' e cv-
pe. -pci *n I, r T < ' *
since f* - 'I- ‘ *
r. * v'p:i ' ' ’■(.' • a ' j*
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Tbelf full l«» ♦-% U Pf *
Wilt *i \ * Hi: :. *. ;.
v*j?♦* i to!-" ; ’irj h *f
yO»J » > t'n'l voyi 4 O l'v’
Shr s;«s'l Ilu«* p
Is »H> r*f l!'T
rail' may l'*' Hll frlrrJ
( ’onnty »79f»n l'
rinnoilMf r>! T»|n rfn* *!v*t • I I
rrf» *dU' r ill r^” "» < ^ ‘ fl- *
\ or 1 » is*'11 sh.* ♦ •
l ’nitrrl Fund r|rr. < i «' *’
plrtrri and ’hr funds [*n>rated
to partiripciting organization''.
Three Leave For
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. c ! . nvent .on in
Fort Worth The conventica wilt
P • «’ (O.trvintler F.ul
P.• J (el .ill department of-
■ - ut be elected fer Lie
c ■ *ir.
« UJhy Uic Sav-^
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