The Ennis Daily News (Ennis, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, March 2, 1956 Page: 1 of 6
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Cc. Box S066
D3ll Jo, Tey?s
THE ENNIS DAILY NEWS
IN THE 65th YEAR
UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE
ENNIS, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1936
SIX PACKS—FIVE CENTS
Drive for Hospital
DALLAS, T*'X. HJP) 1 hr North
Texas Methodist Cohfrrrnit will
launch u month-long campaign May
10 to raise $2,800,000 to rulargr
Methodist Hospital here Plans for
the earnpar.'n were discussed during
a meeting in Palla. JnsL Wednesday.
Avery Mays of Dallas, chairman
of the hospital hoard of trustees-
said the campaign will he conducted
on a community - wide basis
throughout North Texas. Mays said
the $2,800,000 would permit the hos-
pital to borrow another $1,500,000
and the total amount would he used
for a two-wing expansion to give the
liosptial 420 beds and 180 bassinets.
Sales Increase Again
DALLAS, Tex < lJI*> Department
stores sales in Texas’ five largest
cities were up 11 per cent the week
ended February 25 compared to the
same week of 1 !>:'»;» the Federal Re-
serve Bank of Dallas reports. Sales
In Houston for the week showed
the greatest gain up 19 per cent.
Fort Worth .-ales were up in per
cent. Dallas 9 per cent and San
Antonio 6 per cent, but El Paso
sales showed a (j per cent drop.
Sales for tiie four - weeks period
ended February 25 were up 7 per
cent in the five cities compared to
a similar period of 1955 Dallas sales
were up 9 per cent for the four-
week period followed by Houston,
up 7 per cent; ]• >rt. Worth, up 5 per
cent. San Antonio, up 2 per cent,
and El Paso, down 3 jar cent.
Killed By Platform Fall
HOT STON. Tex. (UP). Elliott E
William.' .Jr 35 w ■; kille 1 yester-
day when ,i hr. jdatf' im fell on
him at the Todd Shipyards here.
Williams was foreman of a crew
helping hit the platform with a big
Over Eagle Mountain
FORT WORTH Tex. iUP>. Bid- I
ti.ih Spurt-man Donald M. Camp-I
bell was taking .• doer look today!
at a stretch of Eagle Mountain Lake ;
as a possible course fur an assault
on Ins own world speedboat record !
of 21C miles per hour set last No-
vember m Lake Mead in Nevada
The 35-year-old son ol th late Sir |
Malcolm Campbell said one stretch'
of water, w hich loo! ed live <>i six
miles lom: lrom the air, just might |
do a. a site to Zoom the jet-engined
Bluebird for a new record effort
Campbells scheduli today (ailed
for a clu.se-in look by bust, e.s-j
eorted bv local bu.it enthusiast
ORDERED V \('(T.\ A TED—Or Nolle llem), tiplif. trives diptheria immunization shot
to -tiploti- it Ali<• hiy;in < ’it , hid., ‘/rainniai'school after 2*‘t eases of the choking disease
won* reported in past Ihroi '.\oek . Ileallli authorities in .Mieliivran City area ordered
all childron vaceitint. I in hattlo aio-iinst a possible epidemic.
Taken in Lobby Probe
Police Get Pay Raise;
Placed on Probation
WASHINGTON, D. C. <1 i’i
Tin .spcn.il .cniitc commKtfi r
vo.' tigat iun into oil L»t 1 *■.:n end* d
today wit.i conflict b. tweeu In y
'Ill* coni In (•*:.!* r« ' oil v. i H i1
*/i! lobh. i..' .luhn Ncl! <>\ i.' ...
Nebraska, trad to giv< 2 -s.uniln d
dollsrs to lhe < imp:<i n loud ul
Mciiat/jr Jiouri.e Hi* kenluopci ol
Nett said under oath that Iv
didn't, Ho':icrt f loudai•., (a >P '
From A & P
CHICAGO, III. *UP A u11j,• ul
independ* t.i wliule • i*>r- •: ■■ i• >-
CCl.s have ,• Rod $9.0(10,000 a' t m
injunction again. • t !*•» A .VP 'I *u
Company, Mv public.ai Womans
1 Jay, and Tinre ('umpa:■ •
The suit Cda! :cd (In mu i/, a
could lx sold only 'hi • .tlie
AA'P that it V a: . Id Mlbstant 11
Iv below the price for simda: III ■
a/.ines, and had develop! <: a
dc maud among un imr tin 11 ■
tin I Hill! / p! 1 !: I !
Porter Thinks Ike
Will Carry Texas
AUSTIN. Lx (UPi Itepuhla a)
N it ioiuI (' >11)1111T teem . .In k Pul
ter bcliev. .-. Prc.si lent Eiwiim.-a.
will carry 1 exits tor a se< ond tun*
11. Au.st in ' > uddre-v a meet mg .>
tin Travis C’u n t v ffep .nia ,n vv ,
me Cliih yesterday Puider r>*Ve .1
. • » » » - t '4 \ • » I I »
’ll »» % »» ^| J'. i i' * | M i I I ] * - t | ; iff:,'
Un ted Sian. Set to w.i bin
t ■ t Pi ice Dm n signs • . • .
t " uvcrnoi :n it -■ lii'iiioi i u p
in II V I! a Sella !c .. all. \ u ,
til* Repid.l. || will pip .
•Vium: ear d, tat-*' P »|de. , .id II
.s(ateiiK'tit tofluwid i i.ca un a warn
m from \ uitun ('omtio .
.1 In Wtit- w , i if Sm.ai
Daniel la'M, ' ......me \,:n.
tin Ueliulilli .ne in -I t Mian th.
a ■ iitwd an ial Demo lata
i * *it t w< »it hi it \ up
Vie n rail. ) e „ |
soiling it ■ in!;, t:ir* up
Named a. a <
T: e (leiieial F
11 .lit Eu . Cun p
Mortun Salt (' onna
1 he A.VP Mn ■
compet din i1 u t
S.i lieMcr lime 111 an n.ei in • I • i I
a n it. .iiini M.ii. i i. i * i**i- . ,. ..
C.MIIll ills || 11* 11 ll|) In SlllalltMMI li\
I .'fil l a I (Up | I n ill . in i ( i.i p
I mils S|.i(i Hank
-1 ional Cunimitt.eeman from Iowa
' ,'iluU he did. aim st uck bv l j i«
l* ' i;unity m tin lace of challeng-
ing al 1 idavit'i from Nidi’s lawyer
Co. . ill((■■• Conn el Charles
Sit* adman iiiilg'.itcd it will be up
to tl;i ju tee i|epa; Uuent to r< -
Milvc 11K! si 'oat lull.
Goortw m also stuck by previous
test in,on. 'ha Neff paid calls on
him twiia Nil! had testified he
paid only one call, and never dts
* u id * an p.tign coni i ibut ion and
' * - ha " d i-'•• truth'' of
Go'tdw n . s\i c ii testhnony.
in a no' I a>r u*. ■ elupment, as the
h'.Uiii , ended Elniti Putman, an
ttorncy for the Superior Oil Com-
pany, wa . recalled to the stand
I’aPuaii said he did not know the
on cc oi a check-off list giving
the exfjeei I .stand of senators on
' ra n r mil "a.- bill. Goodwin tes-
t. dad t.hc list was inadvertently
lilt behind in his ofitce by Neff
Fircy Cross Planted
At Teacher’s Homo
IP JUS I ON. Tex. i UP'. A s:x-
ii" was planted ill front of
tie home of a pro - integration
n ol teacher h' re la ,t night But
p' lie* say it probably was the work
of I’lVrniles. The cross burst into
Mall • III the yard I Mr.-. Walter
v \‘-'t « Hi,, M Whitson w.i a
. ix -ik' 1'• r -I'hool integration at a
• . n.'-etjog i .tiled la .t Monday
bv i Houston bool board
M Whit -o , said hi ti id reci lvd
.. i Mi:' i and bed.* \c. the 1/ .i mn;.',
of mi con 1 queiiee.
Highway 75 Accident
C Itrsims Second Victim
HOF TON lex «t'P Albert A
! ' hi u! Cun! »' • it ye !. !
•i n c, iverl Tin Ml *v t!
’ ■ iiiim*.1 in lib' 't
I * 1 i: 47 R I n w
. I ' v.rui le and Ruse t.l e
i Patman said that "conceivably" the
1 hrt was in lus file and had oeen
1 jncked up by Neff, tiiat that lur
recollection was he did not pre-
The list has been turned over to
the FBI lor a check ol possible
Committee Counsel Steadman
said the committee will make some
recommendations and observations
.n ;t." report, but that it will bo
ip .o the Ju. lice Department to
curry on lrom tneic.
Neff precipitated the hearing al-
ter it was di-sc'osed that, he had
Cllered a $2,500 campaign contri-
bution to Senator Francis Case of
South Dakota. Case rejected the
contribution and voted against the
natural gas bill, which later was
•vetoed by President Eisenhower. I
Alter the special committee in- i
vctigntion got underway. Uie Sen :
ate decided to conduct a broad-1
' ale investigation of lobbying ac-I
The hearing.-, which ended to-
day, Ac re limit* d to the case con-j
ti ibut ion and Neff's activities in;
Case wlio sat through most of the
hearings, had no comment on the
investiga ion as lie Jolt, the hearing!
room lie told newsmen that he j
W'Hbd be without comment until
tin committee had sulxiiltted its
1 cpoi t
“Right to Work”
Law Test Seen
In Union Suit
u in »i<• v;.. o! rj j. a
is drivers ami mecluuues union
111111:' Will! Ilia V be all Ul) -
i «•■ to ..... oi in B* "Ws\ III test •
i un eu ' i i a . under * he
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To Bus Depot
The Ennis Western Union Office
Was moved ThuiMtay from the Ma-
roney-Cilaspy Insuraiiee Agency to
tlio Continental Hus .Station,
Cecil Emmert, a native of Ennis
who has been in Dallas for live
years, is agent lor the bus company
and also for Western Union.
Emmert stated that the official
Western Union office hours are 8
a.m. to 12 fiin. and 1 p in to 5 pin,
on week days, except .Saturday, The
oflicial Sat ti’ jav hours, he said, are
8 am. to 2:30 p.m„ with the office
Go. i d oil Sunday.
Actually, Emmert said, lie will
take telegrams anytime the b u s
station is open it K is possible to get
them through Corsicana.
Unofficially, he said he hours are
8 a.m to 8 30 pm on week days and
8 a.in, t*» 12 30 p.m. on Sunday.
New Color Photo
By H. A. Maresh
H, A Maresh, photographer in
Ennis lor 39 years has announced
that after eight or nine years of
rXpelimeiTat.il,n lie has developed a
new color photography technique.
Maresh said he has been a pho-
tographer for 51 years.
Maresh will not disclose the na-
ture of the new method, but it is
his own proeens and that hr v* of-
ferinug it to photographers all over
t he country, for a fee.
On Race Issue
It.v IMTi;i> PRESS
A Negro Congressman took a pot-
shot at the President today on the
I ana! issue.
Democrat Adam ('!;*’," >n Powell
ol Ni'W Volk said Mi.it instead of
Minting quail in Georgia recently
’ might have been lx iter if the
President .spent tha* time in confer-
ence with "Negro and white Iradris
p. keep Negroes from being .shot "
y sir 's■■/,- "'o:'*?*,
( N ! A r<‘le|)ll(»t<i)
IN IIKJI SPIRITS—Lie t.i ctiliowcr, who made liim-
.scir availaliU* ;is a catidiilaie lor icfiotninaliun and elec-
tion in a T V talk to I lie i ml ion \\ edtiesday n ip; hi, appeat'.s
in liijfh spi; its its he wil nesTeil ,-weai inic in of* Wm. II.
.lack.son as his special a -i laid Thursday. Ceremony
took place in President’s office.
Robbers Get $175,000
From New York Bank
S Oil t lie I ii* ;
, eI t.'t to h< ,i
* I' >|»'IM e II) tl
Ii.p th* io'u
1 * •; i * I • ■ tof bot.ti
it. Pii's»i* 1*uii Ei.
I off Milt at* oed
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I*ORT CIIEH’IER, New Volk
Police say two bank robb* :■ ha
ewiipid with 17a-i/ie>u.aiid dollai
from a (hive in Bramh Bank at
.Port Chester, N* a Voik The i .*.
he:.' kidnapped a woman ea .ha i
and held hei prisoiiei through the
A tolcii * ar n led bv t he i.a *
in* n v a . found ah.mil' an d slioi • l ,
after file I *>lib*T' v It <» * * • * I a ’
Mil III I i lie;, |)a . Iglit 'I I
iiilillty near the New York-Coll*
tiiii! Blate l.iia Police say the
an kidnapped M Maiv Kostins
. lb wo pm la t mi.lit Dill* <
I Ii c to a y ,. O' I . ..in A a > la id
1 ISOM I .
in * n
Wed up lit. Ml*
t ui » o’cloi k
K".-.Mo:, to open
*i K out mill H
i: 11 veil
I' l . to
a - Mined
Members of t,h* Esnlx Mlc«
Department receised salary ralMM
and immediately found themselves
*»n probation after Water Commls-
sioner O. L. Hindman offlstslly
t'xik over as mayor pro tam on
After taking over ax h«ad of ttis
city government Friday inornln*,
to fill the post left vacant by tha
resignation of Mayor Jack McKay,
Hindman notified members of ths
police force to appear at a meeting
of the city commission in City Hall
at 4 p.m,
Hindman moved that, effective
March i, Officers Bhelby Lynch.
Grady Cnbbs, Jan Hitchcock, Ray-
mond Woods and H. O. Wilson
each receive a salary raise d #15
per month, explaining that City
Marshall M. G. Hiwafford Is an
elected olficlal and carnrot re-
ceiu1 a raise during his term of
The raise brings the highest
man’s salary to $230 a month, tha
same *« the nuushal's salary,
Hindman then told the man that
they are on probation until 4 pin.
I riday, March 9 when hoy are to
report back at a meeting.
Hindman added that ha had
heard no complaints on metar of-
ficer Jim Hitchcock and thAt ths
probation did not apply to him.
To the others, hr said that if
tiie department jihowed uo Im-
prove by Friday, “Fellows, bust you
"Fellows,” he continued, *1 4km't
have snytlilng in tha world igliiW
any one of you and I’d do tfajr-
thing in the world for any olid of
you, but tills is an ultlmstunk*
HindniaJi said he had found
much dLssatiafaction with ths (r>-
lice department among ths eltt-
/i.'tiry but ,i>iid 'there isn’t a man
in town that wouldn't be willing to
raise your salaries if ha colt sot
that you are working.1
Hindman said the ccuunl
hud voted sometime ago
tiie |>ay raise to the of Mean*, wRh
dci.'ils ui bo worked out by itokfor
Mi Kuy and City Marshal Awwf
ford, but Uiat friction had resulted
in a staliTiiatc.
HiniLman told the men h« didn’t
I,.it how they had been living om
• then salaries and that if he etn
I f.i'c to.suits” vhnn he woes ont
J alter Mic election of a mayor sn
April 4, he will recommend them
Im another pay raise txi ths In-
clining commission Otherwise, hs
told Mic iiicti "you won’t be lid •
’( ,tsk for it "
Hindman declared Mint po-
lie dipaitim'hl is coating the city
mi ' than ilaon pit month ani
Mi,.t ttif department had turned
m t total of only $Wg, mcludiivi
I'uiki g fines, duimtf the past
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Bus, Daniel W. The Ennis Daily News (Ennis, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, March 2, 1956, newspaper, March 2, 1956; Ennis, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth801544/m1/1/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ennis Public Library.