The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 82, No. 282, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 29, 1960 Page: 1 of 8
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THE EVENING NEWS AND THE MORNING TELEGRAM CONSOLIDATED IN 1915. ABSORBED THE DAILY GAZETTE IN 1924.
/ SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 1960.
8 PAGES —6 CENTS
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aJgiremperatures dipped to
the freezing mark in Sul-
phur Springs early Tues-
day morning as an Arctic
cold sweep failed to car-
ry the impact expected.
! The 32-degree temperature
ado brink north wind provided
a chilly early morning for lo-
cal residents, but the statistical
performance Mas substantial-
ajalphmd- of the did degrees..reg-
istered here Nov. 11.
freezing weather extended
©Vei all of West Texas except
the extreme south portion and
over the northern part of the
State. Coldest atpot was Dal-
it alt with lti degrees,
viij The U. S. Weather Bureau
said slightly collier conditions
are expected tonight in Cen-
tral and East Texas but fore-
cast warmer weather for all of
toe state Wednesday. Skies
are due to remain clear.
, Temperatures reached a Ifigh
of 65 degrees in Sulphur
Spiings Monday before the
pvernight slide began.
WS- Ralph Hill, local weather ob-
•ei\er, reported the mid - day
• temperature as 45 degrees, rel-
ative humidity as 36 per cent
and barometric pressure as a
high 30.55 inches.
f: Light frost is forecasts,-for
gome, parts of the lower Rio
Grande Valley tonight, but
Vinter vegetables ate expected
; to e scape serious damage.
Of 4-H Adults
Mrs. Alvie Pott* of Dike was
», elected chairman of the Hop-
. JL Kins County 4-H Adult Leaders
PIS' Association for 1961 M o n day
night. She succeeds Mrs. Roy
Petros- of Arbala.
Other officers chosen were
Billie Anderson of Gafford
Chapel, vice chaionan; Mrs.
Petros*, secretary, and Mrs.
Paul O'Dell of Pine Forest,
.1. P. SfiPter, assistant coun-
ty agent, asked all adult lead-
ers and 4-H parents to make
suggestions for programs for
the association's meetings in
■ Makes $6,000
A Wood County woman ar-
rested over the week-end on
forgery charges was released on
$6,000 bond Monday afternoon
Tn an examining hearing in the
justice court of Dewitt; Loyd.
Three counts of forgery in-
volving check? totaling $37.59
were filed by- County Attorney
Judge Loyd said ten other
checks also will be placed be-
fore the district court grand
jury when it Considers the ease
during the January court term.
The w o m a n is accused of
using"fTve~clifferent names in
the collection of checks held
by county authorities.
Two charges of issuing worth-
less checks were filed in justice
court against Hopkins County
residents by a Sulphur Springs
< V V'V
Texas Republicans Formally
File Contest of Election
Due to Drop
Only one mote day remains
in which Hopkins County prop-
erty owners can take advant-
age of the 2 per cent discount
offered for payment of eouhty
and state ad valorem taxes
dui ing November,
j The discount drops to 1 per
| cent during the month of De-
Icember, and full payment is re-
quired beginning Jan. 1.
O. Sewell, Jr., county tax
: assessor-collector, said Novem-
( bet tax payments have been
j Poll tax payments, in eon-
! trast, have been slow, Sewell
"With the special election for
U. S. senator coming up next
year, there should be a lot of
interest in having poll tax re-
ceipts,” he added. “I feel that
payment of poll taxes is just as
important as payment of prop-
erty taxes." “ .
1 Austin, NoV. 29 OP — Texas
i Republicans filed a formal
I contest before the senate can*
j vassing board challenging the
j Democrats’ 46,233-vote margin
| in the Nov. 8th election,
j Austin attorney Hatdy Hol-
ders -aid he will ask later to-
day for a chance to present at-
gqincnti- to the, .three - man
>•* * ft
* Sy'q i
.AMES LEFTISTS-A file bla'/.cs in the background
title stone-throwing students with tear gas in ihi
Ihool. President Romulo Betancourt’a government
loody anti-government riots which have left three
as police in Caracas, Venezuela,
vicinity <>t the For min Toro high
has blamed leftist agitators for the
dead and scores wounded. (NEA
SIMULATED TREE — A1 Chalupa,, L. D. Patterson and
Custis Loyd, reading top to bottom, are shown as they ap-
plied the finishing touches to the simulated Christmas tree
erected on the square in Sulphur Springs. Spotlights will,
shine on the tree. The three. Texas Power & LighfTCBYnpany
employes have been busy during the week assisting with the
erection of Christmas lighting decorations in Sulphur Springs.
The lights will be turned on Wednesday night for the Christ-
ina* season. (Staff J’hoto by Cody Greer).
Alan Sowders, 29, has ac-
; cepted an assignment to serve
Steady Progress Reported
At New School Building
STARTS AT 2 P. M. WEDNESDAY
Steady progress in the con-
struction of the new high school
activities building was report-
ed- Tuesday, although inability
as minister of the Old Tarrant j tofobtain delivery on large win-
Church of Christ on the first! doW units continues to cloud
and third Sunday of each j completion prospects.
f#ack F. Gibson, superinten-
Huge Crowd Expected
For Christmas Parade
A huge crowd is expected in
Sulphur Springs Wednesday for1)
the city's aTi -n u 'a I Christmas:
Parade. I gift-wrapped flags from Travis
Final arrangements for the 1 Gafford, commander of the vet
New York, Nov. 29 Wi —-A-
ferry boat carrying 2,000 pas-
sengers collided in fog with a
tanker, and one ferry passen-
ger was reported slightly injur-
ed. The ferry made it hack to
its Staten Island pier with a
damaged port how.
colorful spectacle were being
check off today with plans in
practically all areas shaping- up
according to schedule.
The parade will start at 2
p. m. from City Park, -move
east on Connally to Garrisqn
Street, south to Main Street,
“ast to the downtown square
and back west on Connajly.
Judging At Park,
Judging of floats and deco-
rated bicycles wltl'take place at
the park before the procession
leaves. Entries are asked to be
at the park by I p. m.
The entire parade will as-
semble in the square for the
i month, according to ah an-'
! nouncement by Harvey Lee-
The young minister is a na-
tive of Houston, where he serv-
I ed the Tomball Road Church.
| He has preached at Daisetta
| and a number of East Texas
He has served for seven
as resident manager at
Boles Home, Quinlan.
has attended th< Uni
Schools scheduled to receive versity of Houston and at pres-
ent is attending East T e x a s
State College, Commerce.
dent of schools,
tractor hopes to
structure in February
said the con-
finish the big
distributing candy to children. | o4'
Flag List Given
erns* organization, are Austin,
Houston, Lamar, Travis, Jun-
ior High. Senior High, Cumby,
North Hopkins, Miller Grove.
Saltillo, Como, Pickton, Sulphur
Bluff, Douglas High, Douglas _
Elementary, North Hopkins)
Negro, Sulphur Bluff Negro,
Como Negro and Pickton Negro.
Lights in the city's down-
town Christmas decorations will
be turned on Wednesday night.
so it of Mr. and
Campbell of Sulphur
will receive the Eagle
Rhonda Potts of D i k <> and -
Mike Tyler of Gafford Chapel;
were eleeted co-chairmen of>
the Hopkins County 4-H Club j
Council at the group’s annual;
election Monday night.
Other officers h a ni e d for
1961 are; Gayle Harrelsoti,'
Pine Forest, girls’ vice chait-
man; Larry Mabe, Divide, boys'
| vice chairman; Billy Price, j
1.3-y c a r-old j Gafford C h a p e 1 and Linda
Mrs. Auburn i O'Dell, Pine Forest, secretaries;
Springs, j t () n, m y Scarborough, Divide,
Scout | and Joyce Kennimer, Arbala, j
missing windows arrive in the
' Smaller window h n i't s have ;
been delivered and glazing work j
is in progress.
Gibson said the roof for the |
building is nearing completion |
and electrical, plumbing and (
other interior work is moving;
W i n n o w <tenveiy troubles
have proved a handicap for the '
building ever since early last ;
fall when a -trike closed down
the factory supplying the units.)
Gibson also reported steady j
progress in the grading of the j
big school campus. Bulldozer I
work is practically complete,
and county maintained - will ;
go into action Wednesday for]
the finishing operations.
Most of tin big rocks have
been removed from the campus,
with a few begin left for deco-
London, Nov. 29 V—The
British royal mint has come
out in favor of plastic
money. The idea is: It would
be cheaper to make, lighter
to carry, brighter in color.
And, unlike that metal stuff,
it wouldn’t wear holes in
your pockets so fast.
Al Fort Worih
board alleging; mishandling of
vote counts 'in several coun-
ties, including Start and Du-
Secretary of State Zollie
Steakley, said the board will
have no comment until it re-
ceives Hollers' request for the
Hollers said the official con-
test notice v.,c- filed at 8:53
a. in., the first day that Re-
publicans believe a contest
could be, filed.
In explanation, Hollers said:
“There is some doubt about
the date, but we wanted to bo
sui e out contest was nied for-
I ri the contest notice the
GOP alleged a number of vote
A portion of the notice
“Specifically--and by way of
partial illustration, in many
boxes the returns show mqi;e
votes counter! f-o r president
and vice president than tune
were vote. .-> listed on the ae-
I tual voter list or poll list of
j those who cast ballots in the
! general election.”
! The notice cited an instance
i in Precinct 23, Angelina Coun-
! ty, where returns showed 86
voters but 147 votes cast for
| John Kennedy a n d Lyndon
j Johnson and 24 for Richard
The notice further said that
in Dawson precinct m Navar-
ro County tne poll list showed
479 voters with a vote of 315
! for the Democratic nominees
| and 219 for the GOP niinu-
1 The contest referred to
| Starr County returns which'
i had been used a? an unsuccess*
asking tiie attor-
for an investiga-
presentation of awards to win-;
ning entries and the gift of 50-; Fairfield, Nov. 20 i/F Fair-
star flags to each of the conn-; field, in Central Texas, had a
ty’s 19 schools by Barracks No. ! big fire this morning.
1645, Veterans of World War, Firemen fought, a major and
I. stubborn fire in two automo-
Dewey Butler, parade mar- bile companies,
shal, said the Air Force ROTC 1 In the flames was a loaded
drill team from East Texas | bottle gas truck which it was
.State College probably will head feared would explode. But safe-
the line of march. i ty valves on the truck pievent-
jQther entries will include! ed an -explosion, although the
four bands, the floats and dec-1 truck burned,
orated bicycles. Boy Scouts, The fire caused severe dam-
argi new model cars. Santa!age to the
Claus will appear in a fire truck or
I 'orsicu na, N"v ,T ' Na-
varro- County Judge Kenneth
Douglas, commenting at .Coi-
sicanii on a Republican charge
rank at a district court,of hon- j reporter*; Pat Potts, Dike, andv ,,f- irregularity in the Dawson
or on Dec.- 14. according to a i Ovslene Hankins, Pickton, par-: j)t-,( in tin.. Nov. 8th dc<
report from James (Pinky) j liaindntariana. and Just a liar- j()Mi ,a , , off:, ml figure- in
Griffin, scout executive here. Iris, Sulphur Bluff, recreation ,jjr.,'t, everything i in order.
Campbell, a member of Troop ieader. i Dougin- mid: "Y don’t know
sponsored by First Metho-j The council decided to have | t be Republicans, got
Church, passed the board j the annual 4-H Club Christmas | ^u;n ^ jnflin,mtll,n ils the off i
nl ] <’ iali canvass shwos 31 I votes
tiie Democrats and 129 for
of review recently. He has 271 party Dec. 17 at 7:1)0 p
merit badges, six more than the; tlu> American I, eg f o n
required number for the Eagle
Currently, he is working on
the God and Country religious
award at First Baptist Church
under the direction of J. T.
Bill is a member of the Or-
der of the Arrow and has at-
.... Fairfield and Park-; tended a number of camps, in-
Motor companies, which are eluding the National Jamboree
Each member is asked to bring) ^ R
50 cents to be given to the hi
wanis Club for needy families.
Larry Mabe presided at the
final meeting of the 1960 coun-
cil, and Rhonda Potts served
as secretary. Joyce Kennimer
p r e £hr$rTe d a report on the
of 419 vote- ca-
The GOP. in
filed at .Austin;
Fort Worth, Nov. ,29 f
Fort Worth police are investi-
gating a reported $33,300
swindle of a Fort Worth wi-
Chief of Detectives Anilrc
Fomier says two eon men are
being sought in the case.
The officer said the swin-
dle started back in October
when a man knocked on the
door of the widow and asked
to see her husbapd. Tolu the
husband was dead, the man said
he was sorry, that he had want-
ed to talk over a deal on some
Dallas property owned by the
According to the officer,
the woman agreed to meet a
prospectvie buyer the man "had"
w ith a total rirfied up for the property,
t in the Daw- j The detective said a meet-1
, . j ing was arranged in a uown-
tlieir protest town Fort" Worth hotel, but j
-aid the poll ! instead of buying the Dallas |
ful basis in
; t i <. r.'.
TTie o FT g ina.1 Re piublicau pro*-
test, which they said was bas-
ed on a statement signed by
18 persons, said Stan County
ieturns to the Texas Flection
Bureau showed tnal Republi-
can nominees received 284
vote., m Starr County.
The election board said last
Friday that official county re-
turns showed 280 votes each
fn N’ixoii-Lodgc and 170 for
t! t . B. .Senate nominee.
The notice repeated GOP al-
legations that more than 100,-
000 voter:- were disfranchised
licit to "tiu statewide incon-
sistent legal theory used by
ekn tion judges” in counting
list for the ‘Dav.-uri precinct
showed 179 vote.' s and that
315 voted Democratic and 219
property, a second con man
talked the widow into invest-
ing into what he described as
a sure thing.hm-e racing deal.
at the rear of the procession (Continued on Page Eight) at Colorado Springs, Colo. FtFAF FfUftld
White Boycott Apparently iAlLufkin
, • A AT > I i.ufUin on
Weakens in New Orleans
OP FOR GIFTS
OUR AD PAGES
New Orleans, Nov. 29 (41 —' to u r white children entered
Disorderly scenes occurred at and stayed for classes,
the newj^-integrated William j But the boycott seemed to
Frantz school in New Orleans he holding firm at the other
today as angry mothers tried integrated school McDon-
to keep, white children from ough Number 19. There were
entering. Police had tt) jostle no white children at clas.se
a path through the yelling j day.
woman as one white child was | The blockade may well be a
escorted in. The crowd kick- j major strategy of segregation-
cd anil struck a car containing j i. U in the New Orleans school
two white women who had ,.fight, A Louisiana law of 1922
taken their children*- into Die | say* -that, a- school .whose aV-
building. erage attcnuancc is 10 or less
In spite ’of tiie human b«i;- may not -be kept open,
rier., the white boycott at the Meanwhile, there’s a "eon-
Frantz school appeared to be tinuation of an uneasy truce
weakening. T h e school has ns the city waits
one Negro—-in the first jri ade • court to rule' on a pica that
and two white children were j integration in tin- sc
on hand yesterday. Today, abandoned.
NORTH CF.NTKAl. TEXAS CUr.r
thfcuKh Wftlm.idH.v.Ci < Um jxrrtion
to_ ‘ fcerijrht. iWmimi \V«dn«*wdny. Ia>w to-
niwhl 2«»'tt- 32. Hfuh \Y# Int-sday 60 to
NjoKTHWm T!: \ A S I k•> th.rjiMwh
VV» dm siIh> hittUf * wurnur WetlnetiHay
anti i vti panhi iullr arid HikIi I'ImIiia
tuOtrbt. Lt u t< riyhi 25 to 30.' -High
WctliUKtlay 65 to To.
NWICTH K i t X AS <Xmr IbK
tfUifitwn through W etlnoday. Cooler
thin tiftei nuui tchtRlitr Warmer
Wcint-tlay. Low ti rtiirh’ 2li to 33. Hirfh
Wt.lntsday 60 t,<> 61.
SOUTHEAST TEXAS . Cln r t. part*
Reviewed by General
Boston. Nov. 29 W — An Air! • "No matter how sophisticated
Force general says the relative-j our machines bprpme, they laejt
ly quiet cbld war between com-) one essential endowment of
munism and the free world has i the human mind. It is the era-
turned into a technological W*r. j ative faculty — a uniquely
In a speech prepared for deliv-; human force, generating im-
Boston, Tieutenant-Gen-f mea mrable p o w e r. Break-
1 y cloudy. Uniirht .nrjd
CclUf i- tonight With fi«-dn* Itnipm- I (.omnjmiivners
, tutiA of front north«n\ pt.trtonight. •
federal L<'W> t imiirhi 2M t< 3*> nnr'h und . tlUll *0 it.
to 45 g*ruth portion Hich Wtdn^day • The precinct in question i’
.hiA-i-'-.-Sui-iijKA^vT TEXAS,- ps%r......f:”/j Nunihef 2*L. ..knuvvn 1 h“d
I portly cfDifdy Wcdnrv-tlnv. LiWf>t *o-'
niylil 30 Lu 4U. liiiih Wuintoday in utu.
Lufkin, Nov. 29 vP — Here
is an explanation from Lufkin
on how an error occurred in an
Angelina County box that wa-
mentioned in today’s GOP
election protest filed at Aus-
County Clerk Tom Hampton
said a girl copying returns er-
roneously added the Kennedy
and Johnson totals. He said
Kennedy polled 74 votes and I cry in
eral B. A. Sehriever says: J through* are major-vivtorie- m
"The relative position of the
these two technologies can be: the
as important to the fut ure of I cans* -depends. The way to a:
our world as the relative posi- i su re them is Jjy establish ing
tions of armed f o l > es '''a' pioper c 1 i tn h t e for creative , , „„
jmr.We must i»4M by Pla;::nharthercmu^Wn^^
people ^constitute j Hnd wom,„ of the high-i>» ^M ^
fie resource. ■ ot payments position a- an e —
■ ,-enttal part of nuuntaihing the
free world’s financial system.'*
That System, he says, depends
, upon ' the ILS. dollar as a etir-
t Her --—;
He said the same thing hap-
pened in the Nix o n.-Lodge
totals where ea<-h candidate re-
ceived 12 votes. -
The error was unnoticed un-
til yesterday when the GOP
county Chairman, Mrs. N. T:
Berquist, called the e o“ u it t y
s v " | .’•JH
technological war on whichL,,-;
ultimate success of purl 1 1
Washington, Nov. 29 d* —-
The White House has disclos-
ed the US government will not
press its proposal that West
Germany pay 000-million dol-
lars a year for the cost of
maintaining American troops
there.........A.,US economic mission
headed "’by Treasury Secretary
Anderson recently made the
j proposal in the West German
capital. West German leadcs
turned it down.
I White House News Sec re-
It ary James Hagerty say- the
matter will not be taken up
j again because the Germans are
not prepared to discuss it—
In a formal statement. Pres-
ident Elsenhower says the dis-
cussion in West Germany led
to a greater understanding of
tiie unfavorable balance of pay-
ments problem of the l S. The
balance iayqlves what the US
spends overseas and what it
Eisenhower says he believes
the discussions were most use-
ful. lb sain: "There is a grea^t-
ei- uCeUpliim'S of—the US view
achievement, and then by plac-
ing men and women of the high
our prime strateg'rc resource. .
It is brainpower — thought- cat technical competence • in
fully nurtured in thi tree land ih,s climate.
,___that will give us the final de- S< hriever is chief of the Air
vision in the technological war.' Force Research and Dev*
Sc hr ie via goes oil To say: r*l nc n t toilllli a nd.
• " v
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