The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 182, Ed. 1 Friday, August 2, 1957 Page: 1 of 6
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Before 6 p. m. Week Days
7:15 to 8:30 a. m. Sunday*
VOL. 59—NO. 182.
THE EVENING NEWS AND THE MORNING TELEGRAM CONSOLIDATED IN 1915. ABSORBED THE DAILY GAZETTE IN 1924.
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SULPHUR SPRINGS. TEXAS. FRIDAY. AUGUST 2. 1957. r+r
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A jrrand total of $82,915
was estimated for construc-
tion activities in Sulphur
Springs during the month
This represents a $46,215 in-
crease over the dollar value of
construction in June, which
reached $36,700. It also towers
well over the estimated value of
construction undertaken in July,
1956, which was $55,650.
Nineteen building permits were
issued by Curtis Morris, city
building inspector, during the
month. These included five new
homes which are being construct-
ed, several additions to present
dwellings, and repairs and re-
modeling of businesses.
A list of the month’s permits
H. E. Wattcnbargcr, 614 Whit- fxaMINATIONS
worth, addition of carporf^-u4-g.FF F0R EXAMINATIONS
Dulles Makes Dramatic Bid
To Break Deadlock in Talks
present dwelling, estimated cost
C. L. Milligan, North Davis,
addition of carport to present
J. G. Carroll, 205 So. League
Street, add one room to present
Pratt Federated, east side of
square, take out 40 feet of fire
wall, convert two buildings into
one, and rc-construet each build-
W. J. Harris, Main Street, con-
struction of a partition wall and
lower ceiling to convert into two
Jimmie D. Spence, re-roofing
and addition of level concrete
floor to Carnation Theater, $2,-
Delbert Wyatt, addition of 15
feet to present produce shed on
Oliver Rape, Maxwell Street,
addition of a 16 by 20 foot porch
and repairs on. present dwel-1
C. E. Turnage, six room, two
bath, house with double carport
and overhead hot water, air con-
ditioned, $16,000, Drexel Drive.
J. Canipbell-Murrell, extension
of one room of International Im-
plement Co. to be used for ser-
vicing trucks, $4485.
Wiley Jobe, 1091 Church St.,
enclose and alter porch, $180.
Joe Bohannon, 726 South Da-
vis, six room dwelling, 1 1-2
bath, central heating, $10,000.
Joe Wheeler, Church Street,
(Continued on Page Six)
Two spinner type hubcaps val-
ued at $30 were reported as stol-
en from the car of Billy Ray Wal-
lace Friday morning, according to
Policeman Billy wTIlfifflThon
said that Wallace told him the
caps were taken from his ear
while it was parked on the west
side of the high school.
Officers are throwing most of
their suspicion concerning ' * the
theft on youthful offenders.
Eleven of these women who lecently completed h 12 months train-
ing program at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital left Friday morning in a special Greyhound
bus for Austin, where tomorrow they will take examinations to become licensed vocational nurses.
Mrs. Violet Blalock, director of nurses at the hospital, who accompanied the- women, is seen
at the far left. Others, left to right from Mis. Blalock, are Mis. Mary Sm- Mays, Mis. Doye But-
ler, Mrs. Louise Parker, Mrs. Lois Bile, Mrs. Katie Ruth Sewell, Mrs. Kllie McCool, Mrs. Vena
Douglas, Mrs. Charlene Lawrence, Mrs. Ohlyer Randolph, Mrs. Marie Irby and Mis. Faye Dillard.
The bus driver is not identified. (Staff Photo by Cody Grecil.
Senate Passes Jury Rider;
President Blasts Action
Rule by Batista
move by President Batista to com-
bat rebellion. Constitutional guar-
antees werj suspended for 45
days. Censorship was clamped on
local and Incoming foreign news-
papers and radio stations and on
outgoing news dispatches.
The censors specifically banned
publication or transmission of
news implying support for the
rebel led by Fidel Castro. Also
banned was news on work stop-
pages promoted by labor unions
In declaring what amounted to
martial rule in the island, the
Batista government also sent the
army to take control of Santiago,
the pro-rebel city in eastern Cuba.
A general etrike had been call-
ed' in Santiago to protest police
action in dispersing an anti-Batis-
ta demonstration on Wednesday.
Tha new U. S. Ambassador to
Cuba — Earl Smith — was in the
city at the time and hie comments
on the demonstration and situa-
• tion in Cuba brought a fusillade
Washington, Aug. 2 Wt—The
Senate has tacked a juiy trial j
amendment to the civil rights bill, j
The provision would require jury |
trial in criminal contempt cases |
arising front the civil rights bill
and also in many other instances
—including labor case:.
The vote accepting the jury
trial provision was 51 lo 42.
The amendment was approved
at 12:14 a. m. Friday — after
hours of tense debate. The pro-
posal was jointly introduced by
three Democratic senators—Jo-
seph O’Mahoney of Wyoming,
Estes Kefauver of Tennessee and
Frank Chuich of Idaho.
Approval of the amendment is
a major defeat for President Ei-
senhower and forces hacking the
administration civil rights meas-
At his news conference Wed-
nesday, th • President emphasised
his opposition to tho. proposal.
And a leader in the fight for the
civil lights bill—California Re-
publican Senator William Know-
land—said the provision would be
a fatal blow to the civil rights bill.
A big factor in the success of
the jury tna1 proposal was the
adept generalship of Majority
Leader Lyndon Johnson of Texas.
Southerners were juliliant over
the Senate vote hut Vice Presi-
dent Nixon had this comment -
"This was one of the saddest
days in the history of the Senate
because this was a vote against
the right tojj^te.”
Senator Rich a r d Russell of
Georgia, the leader of the south-
ern forces,, had warned in advance
that they would use eytiy means
to their command to try to beat
the civil rights hill if thf- jury trial
amendment was rejected.
In his final fervent pica . against
the amendment, Senatoi Know-
land of California, said that if
the bill, “was emasculated by the
umendment,” it would be sent to
n conference with the House. And
Knowland said the bill would not
be likely to emerge at this session
and perhaps not at the next.
The Senate recessed at 12 19
a. Friday after its big de- fjyiinr
ciaion, alter moic that. U.and
Part*, Aug. 2 if — A French
firm is putting out a new cog*
nac-flavored drink — a non*
alcoholic milk drink. It's sup-
posed to convince the tradition-
al wine * drinking Frenchman
that milk is drinkable — when
In British Visit
Hot. muggy weather retained
its giip on the Sulphur Springs
area Friday, and forecasters of-
fered little hope for early irn-
Continued drouth and above)
normal temperatures are expect-
ed all ovei /"Texas for at least
five days, although some scat-
tered thundershowers weie pie-
dieted foi the northern and cen-
tral parts of the state.
Temperature* moved deep into
the nu's this afternoon following
a high leading of 9H degiees
Thui.-day. The overnight low
Ralph Hill local weather ob-
aerver, leported the temperature
at noon as 93 degree*, relative
humidity as 50 per cent and baio-
nietiic pleasure as 29.88 degree*
and falling slowly.
Rough Month l.»*t Yaar
Hnndled-degree weather pre-
vailed dining most of August in
Sulphui Springs la-t year, with
21 dats ii-gisteiing temperature#
of DIO or higher.
A lueak in the heat siege ap-
peared Aug. 20, however, provid-
ing a round of cool nights and
more moderate days. The low-
reading for the period was 53
degrees. High for the month
was 110 on Aug 5.
The intensive heat was cn-
(rebelled solidly over piartically
all of Texas today. Skies were,
laigely ineffective in protecting) t(, |>(l,t|v cloudy. Only tain
Washington, Aug. 2 —Prcsi-
i dent Eisenhower has criticized
j sharply the Senate's decision to
include a jury trial provision in
the civil rights bill.
The President says the amend-
ment threatens to weaken the
nation's judicial system. He adds
it would make the civil rights bill
WELCOME, COACH—Teamed again this tune ns roaches and not
as players au- these two former University of Kentucky football
stats, Larry (Diidcl Hennessey, (left) who will serve as line
roach, hi lived m Sulphur Springs during the night and was given
a Win m welcome by Head Coach Paul Jones Friday morning. Hen-
nessey played end for the Kentucky Wildcats, while Jones was
a quarterback. Both played under Coach Paul (Iteai ) Bryant,
now at Texas A. A M. College. (Staff Photo by Cody Greet).
lights of all Amcri-
House statement con
"Rarely in our entire legisla-
tive history have so many ex-
traneous issue- been introduced
into the debate ill older to con-
fuse both the legislators and the
White House New- Secretary
James Hagerty refused to say
whether the President would ve-
to a civil rights hill in the form!
it now stands in the Senate. How-
ever, he did not dispute a news-
man's observation that Eisen-
hower hardly would accept a
he feel weakens
London, Aug. 2 i.W -Comedian
Red Skelton cut -hurt his stay in
London today and flew to Edin-
burg with nis ailing non Itii hard
to show the hoy the sights in the
ancient Scottish capital.
Mrs. Skelton and their 10-year-
old daughter Valentina were also | l‘le
in the plane. Mrs. Skelton -,ud I "ll‘ Arm'"''a" j"*1'1 lur>'
the family was cutting its London
stay because of comments that
have been made in ti e Britisl
Skelton glimly teplied last night
to suggestions in some London
newspapers that his tour of Eu-
rope with hi* 9-year-old son, who 'uliant and persistent effort
is suffering from the blood oi-Ml['nK *'* "9 «ur citizen- protec
Here is the .text of Eisenhow-
er’' civil rights statement;
"My first rcai tion to the vote
in the Senate last night is to ex-
tend my sincere appreciation to
Senator Knowland and to those
senator* who stood with him in
bring to all our citizen
sense leukemia, w
stunt. He said:
"An actor dies
right to vote
British Step Up
Attacks on Rebels
publicity I- in »hcir
“Rarely in our entire legisla-
tive history have so many t*x-
tratfcoiiB issues been introduced
into the debate in order to con-
fute both le^i.-dutor* and the pub-
“The resolt cannot fail to he
bttUrly diniippointinif to those
many million* of American* who
London, Auk. 2 The Biit- realized that without the mini-
isF have stepped up th.-ir air at-UMlm |)rot,., tion that was project-
tacks against rflel tribesmen in- „,j itl Re(.,j„n ,, „( ,h(. bill,- a< it
the Arabian sultantc of Oman and Lmvted the House of Represent*
Mt.scat, An announcement says a J tivCH( muny fH|((W Awe. Lain
rebel fort and tents and mud huts-wj)1 in effect to l.e .li*-
around it were riddled by rocket enfranchised
and inachiregun file frojn low-
reported in the state was a show-
ei north of El Paso.
Ill Dallas, the heat claimed its
second victim in a week when
Walter Wagner collapsed while
working (ill a ronstl in tion pm
ject and died an bout and a half
later. Another Dallas man,
James Edwaid Stewait, was
found unconscious in the cab of
a pickup tiuck at Foil Wmth
and was reported in u critical
The U. S. Weather Bureau's
five day foreea-t is.-.ued i’gnlay
called for tern pel atm es averag-
ing 2 to 5 degrees above not -
mal, with .little or no precipita-
The normal minimum temper-
ature range for rally August is
73 to 79 degrees. The not mal
maximum lange is 90 to 101.
Three to Attend
Louis Campbell, who won the
state public speaking contest at
the recent convention of, the Fu
tuie Faimeis of Aoieiica in
Foil Worth, left Finlay after-
noon for Nacogdoches to attend
a banquet tonight honoring state
winners at Stephen F Austin
State Teachers College.
< ainpbeli whs accompanied by
one of hi* advi-ei*, Billy Con-
ner, and his superintendent, Jh' h
A piopo$f*d rIcmii up
for Sulphur SpriMK*'
dint i let at t1 a* t«•«! top
proitt Rin Aujf, I ft to attempt to reach u de
himitu'HH j riajoit on h »p«*cifir program, (.’on*
hitere-Ht j fddrreble interest in the t ommu
The margin of the vote was a
surprise. On the showdown 39
(Continued on Pure Six)
Jltc tatd-is djoi>i*.d -u. wUkiaJi
conrviuniqui-* asWe LTirgV'f -Vi ?ar
j "Finally no American can fail
feep nhnnd cwcw«. (W
4*W dtt-miqit alm^Jd/be m-
| tenpose a jury trial between a
the campaign against the du- federal judge and hi* legal or-
(Continued on Page Six)
Water Consumption Climbs
But City Supply Bountiful
‘ While other towns in the sur-
rounding area are being put on
strict water rations. Sulphur
Springs is reveling in the bounti-
ful supply of water which is stor-
ed in Lake Coleman, White Oak
Reservoir, and Century Lake.
Although daily water consump-
tion in Sulphur Springs has ris-
en from an average of 1,500,000
to an average of 1,800,000 gallons,
the current water' supply will be
sufficient to carry the city
through even the most extreme
Jack Henderson. has increased considerably dur-
The water level in Ukc Cole- ‘he two or three week*,
man has dropped eight inches in -Evaporation caused a heavy lo»«
the last. 22 days to a mark 31 °f w«D-r during, last summer',
inches below the spillway. Water drouth.
from Coleman is used to supple-1 Water outage in Sulphur
ment the 1,500,000 gallons per S j Thursday added up to
any that i» currently bemjc pump-! . ' __ ■ ,
ed into the water treating plant | ,*780 000 *“lloni'' -PPeoxim-ttly
from Century Lake. Henderson! 50,000 gallons short of the cy-
estimated that Century was rent average. This lack in use-
of criticism from loyal Batista po-1 summer usage with no ill ef-
litical leaders. | fecta, according to City Manager
Henderson also noted
evaporation . loss has not
been credited mostly
I -» .....»*. , .
that the sudden summer shower which
been j dampened
College' Station, Aug, 2 'T ■*-
The state agricultural leader for
the Agricultural Extension Serv-
ice since 1951 ha- been named
acting director of the service. He
i- John II iii binson and he takes
over his new duties on August
Hutchinson succeeds G. G. Gib-
son, who resigned to .crept an
assignment with the United State*
operations mission in Karachi,
Hutchinson is a native of Hill
County. He is a graduate of Texas
A-and-M dairy husbandry, horti-
culture and agriculture education.
Hutchinson taught vocational
agriculture from 1946 to 1947,
and in 1945 he wak appointed
county agricultural agent in Mat,-
agoida County. In 1951 he wa*
promoted to extension hortieul-
among director* of the Lion*
Club Thursday night in a discus-
sion of cornmiihify improvement
project* which might be under
taken by the organization
Election "f -ign* along the
(’. S. 67 supei highway to call at
trillion to Sulphur Spring- also
received considerable support.
It win suggested that' the duh
might sponsor metal container*
on downtown sidewalks for the
collection of loo-c tia-h. 1 be pos-
sibility of icgoUr city washing
of the square through the li-e of
fire ho*e also was piopon-il, a >
was the encouragement of store
Other project po*'ihilitiw- stig
gc-ted ini hided provision of a
moVic projector for the new Sul
phur .Springs Youth Gentei, fur-
nishing a lecoiilirig nnidnne for
the special education class in the
city schools and park improve-
( lull director will mee'
nity improvement field was re-
ported among hoard members.
In Subway Blast
Philadelphia, Aug 55' Benin*
of pci mui* \vi i»» imjiii ed in Phila-
delphia this morning when e Idiot
rcckeu a crowded subway tiairi.
The lla-t and a minor fire ocrur-
ud ui trie lead < hi of a 6 r ar tiain
din ing the i u»h hour.
pa-engers nnash-'d window* in
the car* en I ai rarnliled out to the
platfi-im. Many .offered cut* and
nil.era won- treated for ..hock, but
the three hospital* to which the
injured were taken report that
none wa- hint r imu ly.
The Dan spot tat ion ■ u ru p a n y
blame' the Ida I on a short or-
. nit wliii Ii i au.-ed a circuit local
to * > plode.
i London, Aur. 2 (AP) —
Secretary of State Dulles
has submitted <t new and
far-reaching propoaal in an
attempt to Break the East-
West deadlock at the Lon-
don disarmament conference.
L fbille- propqaed in London to-
day that all of the I niteil States,
1 all of Russia, and most of Europe
he open to aerial and ground in-
spci trori against a sneak nuclear-
Under the new Western — and
| basically, Ameiiran plan, Rus-
sian plane* would he permitted to
fly over the 11 S. and Western
territory. Russian gmunil inspec-
tors would he permitted to check
U. S. seaports, rail junction*,
main highways, and an fields.
The Western powers would
have -irnilai rights throughout tha
The Western powers emphasis-
ed that the uppioval of all na-
tions affected would be required.
The proposal also included a
proviso that the enlarged open
skies inspection plan might he es-
tablished when a *o called first
stage iig! cement on disarmament
wi'i^t into effect.
In Closed Club
At Fort Worth
Fort Wmth, Aug. 2 A bomb
blasted away the front window
end bar of h night club at. Fort
Worth early this morning.
The club was closed nr d no one
was hurt in the blast that hurled
hit* of glas* 101) yard* across
When the bomh went c.ff, police
already were holding a 24 year-
old man who wms arrested 45 min-
utes earlier after thrcaUning the
manage*x of tho club.
Investigator* <■ r e working on
the possibility that the man per-
suaded fiienii* to plant the bomb.
The dub,'the Penguin Flub, in
owned by Mis. Eleanor Smith.
•“iJUhe estimated damage at about
It was being managed by her
son, Dale Smith, and by Robert
A fuse wh» found outside a
shattered window of the Penguin
( luh, Firemen c o u I il not t»y
whether the I ornh wa* dynamite
or nitroglycerin They *av the
bomber appai ently broke the win-
dow and dropped the bomb in be-
hind the h*c,
$17,500 EXPENSE ITEM
Highway Grass Mowing
Takes Lot of Effort
BY BRI n MARflN
I yeai !y tidal to approximately
along '$17,500 It takes the men ibout
lake- eight week to complete the mow-
-4*$t;4ypAWt-A*ijftv--.-...... J , ia.r no. ii"-ei va'iiiy
—K. -i-gi ‘JSJS: 'I W" <**» *"**?. Bofick ’«c Y*e**T .rm far north*,
Fir- *F;C W'ai.yW Wpo m.ry..-. j(,|M .. r-^rusa „e*r. ro" *o.-,-.i .
,a„t Ifo hide or carry »ff. tie* .......WjWI l|ill*«aaBIB|
Keeping II,c g i a ■
Hie highway i ight
lut‘M uttv, UWi
j.ai l die
The -laic lilies II Via. tor., and) charge
add*, twu .-Late.trai.tor* with juu»• L "(Mo^mg ■ the highway
mg attachment*, to keep the .way i* a lot (.ai;ler<Jr>J; »Ji«u M-
gra.-,s cu1 alopg 2*2 tiiilei- of Hop mg » meadow. 1 ou always yin
kin- f o'lij.-y “load-. This 'include* into a lot of ‘icbti-, 1!'Igl,ug
all state, fideial, and f'urm-to : wir*. can-, bottle'-, and trash
maiket load thrown out by passing motorist-,"
Fw h ioad*iile averagt being| commented John-on
mowed four times I ,u h year. Till-j "Plot.ably till hardi -t plai e*
i* oijly iii i innate l.t-cau ve sonicI •» mow arc *tlie n»fr*»w roads. Of
right-of-ways an- net more than! cout <c, there "ITTe-other diffrcup.
others. I plai t’* too, such as underpasses,
"When hiring ’ traitor. f„r! b-ullys, e«", added the
mowing, we give men who have I foreman.
Wotked for us fret opportunityi At^.present one crew is working
fur the jobs, and if we need more! on. th*' f °°^r . f '"J »»
help, w»f hire local people,” snid
JohfMon. ' * -
On West Coast
Sj»n i lam itM <i, A14lc J -f* A
)»MLrhU> ifiinitiiKf ntifif«l oh-
/i rt lit Wf-j < ’i»»,"(t r*kiV" Thursday
DltfM f nun |.<M to l*o»t-
!an*t nn*l r;*«t to S«jt Inkr t ity.
It v. h - ’»(«•!, p, the Sun FmncU-
t n )!•» <* 'l.qH p.rn.
I»; t l> Shane, tlnertor of the
I ’mver-ity of < «$hf"i mu’* Ln k
(thiser v atot v $411»p Mount Hamil-
ton, 50 mile* .woutheat of SaM
kmiicht'o fjevu riptDitis ficittl
iti! *;I• 1 ver-4 mn«le the object
ti'fiu ^ke *4 veiy iiiikfbt meteor,
*'I 'nf‘Ht uimteiy not seen
»t I'lf’k UbxervHtot>
"The men that we hire furnish
tractors, mowing blades, and
their liability insurance,” he add-
Johnson estimated that the to-
tal hourly cost of mowing runs) A)t>;xas
about, $50 and totals ahoyiti $366)
each day. That would bring the-"'
other crew is working the road
JMVlird Commerce. "We usually
have eight tractor* in each crew,"
*lil«-(y H.IU-tt'l matt!? | ____
srratucxa. I 11 uck-
p.-ared to di-integiate in the skies
--a 11ii a loud explosion near Yn-ka.-
i ounty 'herifr* i>ffiver- satT re-
ports uf an explosion came iii
fiom all over the dvninty.
A 1955 Mercury sustained $ 15
damage in a collision on W'. A.
Street Thursday at 4 ;4(J p- m.
Investigating offieers sSul that
the Mercury, driven by Wester
Hamilton. 114 Rosa Street, failed
to slow sufficiently a* it came
up behind a 1948 Chevrolet pick-
up truck, belonging to the City
of Sulphur Spring* and driven
by Caiman Ross Turner, and ran
into, |Ji* rear of the truck.
There was no damage to
)4<4 muvh ClitaDgc in UlbvcfAlurw.
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