Coleman Daily Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 283, Ed. 1 Friday, September 22, 1950 Page: 1 of 6
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Mostly cloudy, moderate tem-
peratures this afternoon, to-
light and Saturday with occa-
sional rain developing^ tonight
or Saturday. Lowest tonight
Coleman Daily D
United Press Leased Wire
Growing with a growing Coleman County
NEA Feature Service
VOLUME II, NUMBER 283
COLEMAN, COLEMAN COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, SEPT. 22, 1950
(WEEKLY VOL, 67), NUMBER 4
Only 100 Miles Separate Two U. N. Armies
AMERICAN PRISONERS PLAY CARDS IN PRISON BAR
RACKS—In prison barracks in North Korea, Americans while j
away their time at cards. China Photo Service identified!
these, prisoners as, left to right: Lt. Roth; Lt. Pepper; Lt
Sirman. stading; Capt. Nugent, and Lt. Brooks. The five!
were among those Americans who allegedly signed state-1
ment to UN that U. S. should pull out of Korea. (Eastfoto!
from NEA Telephoto) '
DOOMED, THINKS OF OTHERS
DETROIT, Mich., Sept. 22
(U.R)—A 28-year-old housewife, ’
told by doctors she will die
of cancer within two months,
said today -she will s(end
“the rest of my life” helping
other victims of the disease.
“I’m going to enjoy some
of the things I’ve always
wanted,” Mrs. Harriet Har-
dy said. “But I'll keep on
helping other sick people just
as long as I can.”
Mrs. Hardy’s friends are
tossing a party tonight for
the plucky mother of an 11-
year-old son, but she won’t'
be able to do much more
than wave to the crowd. Doc-
tors ordered her to return
home after a brief appear-
PARADE TO START AT 2:30
Begins Big Week
Colemanites iogk forward to I The parade, which also will
two big weekends, starting with ; feature the High School band,
the Lions’ Club carnival this Sat- will go on West Pecan and Pecos,
urday and ending’with the three-i south on Commercial and north
day Fall Festival. , to the courthouse.
The Lions' Club carnival, be- ? Mike Wright heads the corn-
ginning at 2:30 p.' m. Saturday, mittee the carnival, which
will feature performances by the w>6 be held on the courthouse
younger generation. Prizes will lawn.
be awarded to the best dressed ! All sorts of entertainment will
couple not over nine years of age ! be offered- ant1 il is h°P«* a *>ig
and for the'best decorated bicy- i representation of Coleman coun-
cle or float entered by a county tyites wtil turn out for the event, j
resident not over 14. Second and [ c _ .
third prizes will be given in both | Summer S Over,
Jaycees Vote To
Help With Drive
For Welfare Home
escape route from the Pusan
beachhead and today were fight-
ing, within two miles of the center
of Seoul, described by refugees
as a city of anarchy.
Marines, inching into the built-
up northwest edge of the city
under heavy fire, said the Com-
: munists had received sizeable
reinforcements from the north
j bv.wov of Uijongbu, along a rail
! and highway route not yet cut
| by the Americans.
The Communists were pre-
! pared for a bitter house-to-house
fight for Seoul, through its blind
; alleys, ancient monuments and
tinjy courtyards. There also
j were reports that the. city’s ap-
j proaches had been mined.
The Marines’ tortuous battle
' for Seoul was in sharp contrast
Public welfare received"a boost j to the Pusan beachhead fighting.
Thursday night when local Jay- There the Americans and South
^■ees voted *to sponsor the fund j Koreans were advancing so swift-
drive for the biulding of a new;-----—-----——*~*
Welfare Home in Coleman. j
J. E. McDanield, head of the j
local fund drive, _gpoke briefly.to
the Jaycees when they convened j
in the Club Room of the Coleman |
A committee composed Jt’T'i"
Judge Ira Callaway, Carvel Hec-'
tor, Lloyd Morrow, Jean Larson
and Mike Wright was appointed
to work with city chairman J. E.
McDaniel in formulating plans
■for the local drive, which begins
next week and will run. until
The local Jaycee group also
voted to sponsor a drive for ob-
taining a Santa Claus with real
reindeer to appear here on De-
Americans Meet House-fo-House
Fighting in Seoul; Southern
Forces Advance More Rapidly
TOKYO, Sat3Tc'L(n!8S*6ept. 23. ,ly that they sometimes outdist-
<U.R)—Americans have captured i anced their communications,
Suwon astride the Communists’ : forcing their supporting artillery
to hold up until they could be
Southwest of Waegwa.n, the
American 24th Division was with-
in six miles of Kumchon, on the
main Pusan-Taegu-Seoul high-
Greatest worry of American
commanders was that their
troops would advance too swiftly.
The gap between the hammer
and the anvil of Gen. Douglas
MacArthur’s nutcracker drive to
end the war hacf been cut to 100
miles. Cains up to 10 miles were
reported all around the former
Pusan defense perimeter.
Tells of Aims
REDS, GUARD AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR—Major John J. Dunn, arrow in white
undershirt, backed by fellow American prisoners, talk with Red guards at a prisoner of war
camp at Pyongyang in North Korea. He was die of the Americans who allegedly signed mes-
sage to the United Nations asking the United States to withdraw from Korea. (Eastfoto
from NEA Telephoto)
Bob Clew of Abilene, Boy I
Scout executive for seven coun- j
ties around this area, described j
the work in which the youth of;
this county can be benefitted in '
a speech before the Coleman
Lions Club Wednesday noon at
the Hotel Coleman.
Glew declared that organiza-i
tions such as the Boy Scouts and |
the Girl Seouts and other organ-
izations for the youth of this
country were instilling the moral
Ail children marching in the
parade will receive free tickets
to any concession, at the carni-
On All Fronts
The city of Coleman today ex-
t ended* It* meat inspection to all
phases of handling to check apy
possible unsanitary practices.
This was revealed in two an-
nouncements issued today by
City Secretary Milton Collins to
be found in the classified section
All meat grinding and proces-
sing equipment and store vaults
will henceforth be subject to im-
mediate spot inspection by the
meat inspector. Heretofore, only
Slaughtering of animals has been
In. view of recent polio out-
breaks, and the possible spread
of other diseases through unsani-
tary conditions, it was deemed
advisable to carry the city’s sani-
tary program to all potential
sources of the spread of infection.
You can quit fussing about
the heat. Put away the sum-
mer dresses, the short-sleev-
ed sports shirts. Bundle up
the air-conditioners, and get
out the gas heaters.
Today is the last full day
At 8:44 Saturday morning,
autumn begins and lasts until
Friday's cool temperatures,
brought in by lusty showers,
made the above statement
believable, but Friday after-
noon's humid hours wore
down Coleman countyites.
......Anyhow, unless Old Sol
throws a curve, the long sum-
er is over, and Fall has defi-
Dr. W. T. Newsom
Dr. William T. Newsom,, son of
Mrs. George Robey, suffered a
stroke last night in Odessa,
where he is npediatrician in the
Mr. and Mrs. George Robey
have left for Odessa, where Dr.
Newsom is in the Odessa Hospi-
The stroke affected Dr. New-
som’s left side, but after a night
udder an oxygen tent, he is re-
ported resting comfortably.
held here next month and for
a stag barbeque to be held at
the next meeting, October 5, at
the Breeder-Feeder barn were
made during the evening session.
The Jaycee-spons’ored parade
beginning the Fall Festival
Thursday was also discussed.
Bob Russ, supervisor at Boys’
Ranch near Tankersley and cx-
j Bluecat coach, and Carl Cahen.
| executive secretary of the ranch,
| spoke to the Jaycee group, telling
| of the wonderful work being done
| in rehabilitating youngsters at
<_The Inltfj Prfnn___
AUSTIN, Tex., Sept'. 22. (U.R)—.
A detailed plan for splitting the
Gates.ville school for boys info
several institutions was under ; teachings necessary to carry this
county on as a democracy. Dan
Smith, president, was in charge
of the meeting. The speaker
was introduced by. Ed Burnam,
preparation today for the Texas
youth development council.
AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 22. (U.R)—
A license to operate a life insur-
rance business in Texas was
granted today to the Presbyteri-
an ministers fund of Philadelphia,
the first Life Insurance Company
Plans for a square dance to be organized in Amer ca.
TYLER, Tex., Sept. 22. (U.R)—*'
Frank B. Kucyn, a mild-looking : NEW YORK, Sept. 22. (U.R)—
old man accused of trying to dis- j Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei
pose of his enemies by mailing Y. Vishinsky and his deputy, Ja-
them “booby trapped” cigaret cob A Malik, stalked out of a
lighters, remained in jail today, United Nations banquet at the
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in tight-
lipped anger last night when Gov.
Thomas E. Dewey accused Rus-
sia of keeping 10,000,000 to 15,-
The Soviet UN delegates rose
unable to post $5,000 bond.
AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 22. (U.R)—
exas military district head-
luarters said today that more
,rmy Reserve Medical officers
re needed for short tours of! from their seats on the speaker’s)
uty to aid in examining reserv-
.sts being called to active duty.
Administration for Social Progress
Despite War, Ewing Tells AFL
HOUSTON, Tex., Sept 22 J,P said fail to understand the im-
Federal Security Administrator portance of social progress to
Oscar W. Ewing told the Ameri- the war effort, Ewing lashed out
‘can Federation of Labor today at the American Medical Asso-
that the administration will car- ciation’s campaign against Fed-
rv on its fight for social progress er;, Health Insurance,
j despite the defense, effort,
In a speech to the AFL’s 69th'
convention, Ewing promised that
the “tensions of the international
crisis and the confusions of re-
actionary obstructionism’’ would
not interfere with the battle. Bobby Nell. Edington of Cross
“Domestic affairs,’’ he said. Plains died Thursday morning
‘ are the bulwark of our foreign at 5:20 of bulbar polio at Henrick
policy.” He said America can . Memorial'Hospital in Abilene,
tpad .the; world ' iutematmnfrily ■ The t2-yeJt>'«W girl was strick-
“only If its own house is in ; en Wednesday night at her home,
order.’’ ( j Funeral services were to be
“We cannot afford to surrender j held Friday afternoon at 2:30, in
day, is reported somewhat im- now to apostles of reaction who , Cross Plains, with the Rev. J. W.
proved today. have formed an unholy 'alliance 1 Chapman, officiating. Burial
He is the brother of Mrs. W. P. to destroy the very principles of was. to be in the Cross Plains
Stobaugh, Mrs. Ross Russell and : American humanity and national ) <• emetery. Higginbotham Fun-
Mrs. Josephine Cooper of Cote- j security,’’ he said.
Mrs. George Ely Of.Novice : With bitter criticism for '“stu-
pid, dangerous people" who he
MICKEY COHEN REBUFFED
LOS ANGELES. Sept. 22.
(U.R)—Gangster Mickey Cohen
was rebuffed today in his gag
to thank El Faso. Tex., po-
lice “for courtesies shown.”
The little hoodlum was
thrown out of Texas on a
recent “business’’ trip, and
officers told him to go back
to Los Angeles.
Seeking to get the last
laugh, Cohen sent a crate of
California oranges to El Faso
Police Chief W. C. Woolver-
ton "for courtesies shown."
Woolverton sent it back,
prepaid. Cohen sent another,
but Woolverton was out of
town. This one was sent back
by the chief’s aides—collect.
Condition of Tom B. White,
father af M. T. White, who un-
derwent a leg amputation Mon
Cross Plains Girl
Dies Of Polio
and John White of Anson
Farm Bureau Has
Approximately 30 directors of
the Coleman County Farm Bu-
reau and their families attended
a monthly meeting last night at
the Recreational building of the
They heard speeches by Bob
Russ and Carl Cahen, of the
West Texas Boys Ranch describe
the activities of the ranch.
Various routine reports were
given. Emzy Brown, president,
was in charge of meeting, which
was preceded by a box supper.
Following the business session,
County Home Demonstration
Agent Mary Jo Garland led sing-
DESDEWONA (Eastland Coun-
dias as 1,500 UN delegates and
workers applauded Dewey's1
charge. They left the ballroom
with other members of their dele-
Congress Approves Income Tax Hike;
Truman lo Gel Bill Tomorrow
ty)■ Tex., Sept. 22 (U.R)—Officials j gation. Dewey watched them
of the Magnolia gasoline plant! leave unsmilingly and remarked:
here said today the plant prob-' "I must s'ay I am compliment-
ably would be out of operation i ed by the withdrawal of those
for two to three months because! who plot the destruction of the
of a fire and explosion that in-; World.”
jured one man and caused an j
estimated $250.00 damage yester-!
BROWNWOOD, Tex., Sept. 22.
record here. Records have been I (U.R)—George Robert (Bob) Mas-
eral Home in Cross Plains was
in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include a sister. Sue,
4, her paternal grandparents.
Mr and Mrs. Jody Edington of
Burkett and the maternal grand-
mother, Mrs. W. C. Klutts of
Iron lungs from Coleman, Mid-
land and Lamesa. were brought
by truck to Abilene to aid in the
emergency. A little Snyder boy,
Moms Trussel, 6, died Wednes-
day aft errtwn--legs than an-hour-
HOUSTON. Tex., Sept. 22. (U.R)
—The temperature reached a
sweltering 97 in Houston yester-
day for the hottest Sept. 21 on
kept here for 53 years.
The l>k)U« Pfcn
GREENVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22
(U.R)—Chemist Alfred Dean Slack
was sentenced today to 15 years
in prison as a spy for Russia, a
longer term than that recom-
mended by Attorney Gen. J.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22. (U.R)—
Speaker Sam Rayburn said today
a recess resolution to be offered
in the House this afternoon would
call for Congress to go home to-
.from NEA Tel
fSONEKS OF THE REDS—In fatigues, American prisoners line up in North
©re chow. They’re identified as: Lest to right: Edward Sonia, 19, San Ber-
/illiam Creus, 19, Berry, Florida; William Stonesbury, 19, Kansas City, Mo.;
119, West Virginia, and Ralph Mac Kinaly, 18, Atlanta, Georgia, (Eastfoto
NEW YORK Sept. 22. (U.R)—
The Big Three foreign and de-
fense ministers discussed secret-
ly today the U. S. proposals for
re-armlng the Germans and us-
ing them in a urtified Western
European defense force.
Gen. George C. Marshall, the
new U. S. Defense Secretary, was
considered the key figure in the
discussion. U. S. officials were
counting on his worldwide in-
fluence to win over both the
British and the French.
FLUSHING, N. Y , Sept. 22.
(U.R)—The United States agreed
today to a United Nations gen-
eral assembly debate on Russia’s
charge that sending of the Sev-
enth U. E. Fleet to Formosa was
an act,of aggression against Chi-
ters, former Baylor University
and pro football player, today
was named assistant coach at
Daniel Baker College and former
assistant Readey Caskey was
named actihg head coach and
The changes resulted from the
death of Paul Tyson, coach and
athletic director, earlier this
Masters played pro football
with the Philadelphia Eagles and
Chicago Bears. He coached at
the Merchant Marine Academy
in 1946 and was head coaqh of the
Dixie League Norfolk Shamrock
professional team in 1947.
WASHINGTON, Sept, 22. (U.R)—, b'v the House and Senate. It
Congress today approved bigger goes to President Truman, now,
taxes on individual income and , and he will sign it/ ’ •
corporations as the first step to The higher taxes on individuals, aBer he was brought to the hos-
put the nation on a pay-as-you- are effective Oct. 1; on corpora- Pha.h
go basis in the fight against tions they are retroactive to
world Communism. July 1.
The tax-hiking measure-esti- The measure went,to Mr. Tru-
mated to raise from $4,500,000,000 man two months after he asked
to $4,700,060,000— was passed for the increases to help -pay
within a few hours of each other , for the Korean War and the na-
- ! tion’s new preparedness effort,
i The House passed,the bill first
j by a 328 to 7 vote and then Sen-
! ate approval cable.
.32 01 An Inch
01 Rain Thursday
A rain squall which moved up
on a cool front around 4:30 or
5 Thursday afternoon hit the
Whon area late in the afternoon
and came steadily onward to-
Coleman itself recorded .32 of
an inch of rain, with varying de-
grees of rainfall in the county
At Hords Creek Lake only .02
| of an inch of rain fell. Woodrow
Baxter of the Corps of Engineers,
said today. The lake elevation
is now approximately 1884.05.
It was believed the rains were
. “Hot check" charges were filed
in county court against Bob Jack-
son today. , .
Gill Entry Wins
Grand Prize Again
(Special to the Democrat-Voice)
NASHVILLE. Tenn.. Sept. 22—
J. F. G. Domestic Mischief 32nd
has topped the list again, being
selected Grand Champion at the
Tennessee State Fair here this
The outstanding Polled Here-
ford bull, owned by Jim and Fay
Gill of Coleman County, IfJu
week won top honors at the Ken-
j tuck.v State Fair in Louisville.
Three first places and five sec;
I onds were won by the Gill entries
i at the Tennessee fair,
j , Leta Hancock of Coleman is i
accompanying the Gills on their j
Air Force Places
Available Next Month
T Sgt. Delbert D. Christensen !
stated today that he will have a ■
number of Air Force enlistments
for the month of October on a
first come first serve basis.
The Air Force has been closed
for enlistments since Sept. 11.
Those desiring enlistment next
month should see Sgt. Christen-
sen at the Post Office, 2nd Floor
each Monday -morning or write
the Brownwood Recruiting Sta-
tion, Box 353, Brownwood.
Sgt. Christensen stated he now
has openings for the 21 month
enlistment now offered. He will
be glad to help those men now
of induction age in choosing theii
branch of service.
Jury.verdict lias been returned
in the case of Sloan Wells vs. W.
H. Varner, to try title on oil lease
equipment, but no judgment has
been rendered as yet.
The case was tried in 35th
District Court Thursday, Judge
A. O. Newman, presiding
Polish Up Rods!
You can polish up the fish-
ing rods, studying your pis-
catorial technique and pre-
pare for a big time at Hords
( reek Lake.
Walton Bowen from the
State Hatchery in Cisco,
Thursday put 8,000 black bass
in Hords Creek Lake.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22. tlA»~
The Senate rejected 39 to 28 today
an iron-dad order to Western
European countries to stop ship-
ping arms to Communists or suf-
fer severance of Marshall Plan
MAItSHAlX NVVOKN IN AN NE< KL1
General George C. Marshall, right, is sworn in
of Defense by Felix Larkin, left, as
Ceremonies wen held in tK Pentagon In V
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