The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 58, No. 193, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1956 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 58.—NO. 193.
SULPHUR SPR1NCS, TEXAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1956.
8 PAGES _ 6 CENTS
MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS
Women Air Complaints Against GOP;
Chances of Deadlock Loom Stronger
PIPELINE BLOWS OUT
Citizens Urged to Forego
Watering Through Tonight
Pumping: of water into hard-] 000-foot pipeline m "Lake, Cole-
pressed. Lake Coleman 'was sehed-; man.
SUEZ CONFERENCE—House Speaker Sam Rayburn, left, and Smote Majority leader Lyndon 11.
Johnson are id to ten uenrnute tr White House for conference with President Eisenhower and other
top administration officials on the Suez Canal situation. The two Texas Democrats flew to Wash-
ington from Chicago to attend the'.meeting. (NEA Telephoto).!
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PRICES HOLD STEADY
Cattle Sales Boosted
To Near Record Level
FHA to Accept
Carr Smith, county FHA su-
pervisor, reported Tuesday that1
his office will begin accepting
applications under the emergency
feed-grain program on Wednes-
Persons found eligible will be
able to purchase grain-feed with
federal government paying $1
per hundredweight of the cost of
the grain-feed and the individual
paying the difference.
Applications must be made be-
fore August 31.
Cattle prices held steady at the
weekly auction here Monday as
a slowly glowing trend of distress
selling boosted sales to a near
The day’s receipts totaeld 1,-
j 575, only 15 short of the peak
•for lecent years established July
LoRoy Pogue, co-owner of the
Sulphur Springs Livestock Com-
mission Company, said prices'
showed little change from last
week’s level, \< itli quality cattle
displaying continued market
strength and poorer grades being
w«ak. ■- ’■ _ .. -
Good and choice calves brought
from $17 to $21, butcher cows
from 8!) lo $11 and canners and
cutters from $ti to $9 per hun-
Pogue said most of the demand
for stoeker calves came fiom
List 7 Names
In Runoff Races
Hazel Minter, county clerk,
had recorded a total of 3d ab-
sentee votes Tuesday morning.
This figure is far below the rec-
ord for the first primary. Ab-
ided to be resumed late Tuesday
afternoon after a full day’s delay
due to a pipeline blolvout.
City Manager Roy Haines ask-
ed Sulphur Springs residents to
continue the moratorium on yat*d
watering through Tuesday night
as a conservation meaalire,
A rubber gasket in the new
pipeline connections laid at the
southwest corner of White Oak
reservoir blew out about 5 p. m.
Monday when the pump was
turned on after an all-day shut-
down to complete the connections.
City workmen remained on the
job until after 9 p. m. excavating
the deep fill to reach the broken
joint. Work was resumed at 7
a. m. Tuesday and repairs were
completed about 11:30 a. m.
Pumping had to be halted im-
mediately when the line blew out
as the break was in a section
which could not be shut off with
Additional concrete reinforce-
ments were being poured at
points along the new pipeline
links Tuesday Hftcrnoon as a
Haines explained the line now*
ends, with a square turn which!
conceivably might slow down the!
water flow. This torn was being
eliminated and the line.was being!
changed to reach the lake closer j
to the water treatment plnnV. j
Booster Test Wednesday
The city manager hoped to re-1
slime wutei transmission with the completely ilestioyed in a (wo-
uld pump by ti p. ni. Testing of ear collision Tin sdav morning at
ihe new booster pump, originally j 8
scheduled for Tuesday morning, The wreck occurred at the eor-
is now planned Wednesday . net of Gilmer and Kyle streets.
In Collision -
On Gilmer Street
A George’s Ilnkery ti nek was
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Use of the booster pump is ex ■
peeled to inciea-ii the flow of
water into Lake Coleman to a
No one was Injured.
John E. Jennings, of 802 South
Davis, diiver of a 1050 Meicurv. •
volume about equal to present pll|tp,; ont„ oilim r sluet from I
consumption. I Kile stl,.,,t. The truck, a 104H'
the city s appeal I)wJ ,i,.jven l)y Mavford M.
for a halt in
yard w a t e li n g
while the pipeline work was und-
er way were apparent in water
A total of 1,429,000 gallons
were metered through the treat-
ment plant Monday, as compared
sentee voting began August 5 and ! advantage of the shutdown to
will continue until midnight Aug-1 change the outlet fnii of the 12,-
“At the present time Hopkins. northern buyers.
County has not been designated j The market run represented
in the roughage program and Hopkins and all adjoining conn- Minter spill.
therefore no application can be' tics, he added, and' a little more j Names on the ballot are: Ralph
receive^ lor hay or other rough- distress selling was reflected in
age at this time,” Smith said.
"Eligibility will be determined,
as it was in 1954, by the Hopkins
County Farmers Home Adminis-
tration Committee. To be eligible
a farmer must certify that his
principal occupation is farming
and that he does not have suffic-i
ient feed on hand to maintain his |
basic herd of livestock until Sep-
tember 30, 1960. Applications
must be filed not later than Aug-
ust 31,” Smith concluded.
the receipts. Exhaustion of farm governor,
water supplies appeared to be a 1 Moore, candiilates
stronger influence toward herd j general,
reductions than did the feed
shortage, Pogue added.
Miss Minter said that she had
mailed out a number of ballots |
but thus far only a few huve re-1
Only seven names appear on
the second primary ballot as com-!
pared to 40 for the first round, | mi, i , , 1A*V
This will create a lack of interest LllIIlDS lO ill/
on the part of the voters, Miss
August heat bore down on Sul-!
Yarborough and Price Daniel for j »’hur Tue"d1ay 'vithj
Will Wilson and Tom the Preaent'e "f Altered after-
noon clouds apparently having:
Mcllluwnin, of lit. I, Sulphur i
Springs, uus traveling south on!
Gilmer and collided into the rear I
of the Mercutv.
The India t spun live truck;
mound ujid sent it between a
to 2,000,000 gallons on Monday litfht pole and a street marker. I
of last week. lit knocked down a speed limit
Coleman Supply Low i sign ami a highway marker sign.
-1 The supply in Lake Coleman | Damage to the Mercury wasj
safeguard against motion (level- available for treatment plant use estimated at $350 bj Patrolman
oping in the lines from the force continued to dwindle steadily, but |;j||y Williamson, who investigate |
appeared adequate for several cd the-wreck. He said the Dodge
days of use evefi wtihout any re-! t',-Uck was a total loss,
inforcoment from White Oak res-
The level of White Ouk reser-
voir is rising steadily as the trans-
fer of water from Century Lake
goes into its fifth day. Century
Lake is shrinking corresponding-
Hitmen expect* to make ti study
of the water.
City workmen also were taking
Chicago, Aug. 14 (AP)-—
This ia Ladies' day at the
Democratic n«a t i o nal con-
vention, and the women are
having their sa.v about party
matters—and the Republi-
cans. The director of women’s ac-
tivities tor the Democratic na-
tional cemmittee, Mrs. • Katie
Louchheim, charges that, after
their 1952 victory, the Republi-
cans setled down to government
by stag dinner. And finally, she
says, they lapsed into govern-
ment by stagnation.
Seven Democratic congress-
women took the rostrum. They
criticized the way the GOP has
been conducting foreign affairs
and matters of money, health,
welfare, farming und natural re-
As usual at afternoon sessions
during the early stages of a po-
litical cot.vention, only a rela-
tively few delegates ahd spectat-
ors were on hand. When the pro-
gram started, around 1,500 were
present. The Chicago amphitheat-
er seats 12,000.
The deadlock among Democrat*
over their choice of a presidential
nominee is "continuing in Chicago,
as tiie national convention heads
into its second day. Two key
groups are standing pat and wait-
ing as the leading presidential
hopefuls strive to win them over.
The backers of favorite sons and
those delegates who are uncom-
mitted are watching and waiting
—4mt saying fittle.
Adlai Stevenson still holds a
commanding lead over New York
Governor Averell Harrimnn. The
latest Associated Press poll plac-
A $1500 compromise settle- «* 8Uv«««>n just 132 and a half
meut was made in district court votes short of the necessary 68(1
| and a half needed for nomination,
i Ajfd the gap could almost bo
(bridged by the southern bloc,
(Continued on Pago Eight)
SUPPORTER — A young Lyn-
don Johnson suppoiter from
.Sun Antonio, Tex., 3-yrar-o)d
Louise ('am.pndonico, rests on a
suit iase us site and her mother
in l ive in Chicago for the Dem-
ocratic National Convention.
(NEA Telephoto); f
In Damage Case
The Membership Committee
the Hopkins County Chamber
, Monday afternoon.
The mil grew out of injuries
j sustained -by DeaMfce 'Whittle,
I daughter of James H. Whittle, of
Sulphur Springs. It was against
j Charles M. Stephens,
i The accident happened May 24,
1956, The young girl was struck
by a car driven by Stephens.
of the city's total wutei resources I Coinineri e will meet Wednesday One divorce was also granted
the transfer is com- j morning at 10 o’clock, according by Elisha Myers, of Paris, judge
as soon as
At Fori Worth
Fort Worth, Aug. 14 l.fl—An
18-ycar-old youth, Charles Ever-
ett Cole, signed n statement in
Fort Worth saying he killed his
mother last night with a shotgun.
He says he was trying to shoot j *wo “”1or were
J. L. Bryce and Paul
“Popeye” Jones, candidates for
Ben Ramsey's name will be
ajlone for lieutenant governor be-
cause of A. M. Aikin’s withdraw-
Rushed to Prison
Corpus Christi, Aug. 14 W8 —
Three of the boys, Ed Palmer' Scv‘‘n •/ Cfhr!*ti
—awaitmi? transfer to Huntuvilltf'
Ai Camp Glover
Seven local Boy Scouts attend-
ed the unnual summer pow wow
held at Camp Glover, August 10
little tempering effect on the
Temperatures hit 107 degrees
at 2 p.m. after an early morning
low- of 70 degrees. Monday’s high
mark was 100 degrees.
An occasional drop of rain fell
on startled citizens in part—~*>f
the city area during the after-
Ralph Hill, IochI weather ob-;
Of Suez Dispute.
Washington, Aug. 1 1 <48 —
American and Russian delegates
to the 22-nation London confer-
ence on Suez have voiced optim-
ism thnt the dispute can be set-
In Washington, Secretary of
to Jim Anderson, manager.
The sixteen member committee!
of the iittod judicial district.
Court reporter Hattie Mae
will meet in the Chamber of Com- Smith of Paris at)d District Clerk
More to North
VhIIoii (ilohup were present.
Work Under Way
Shoulder construction is the
center of activity on the U. S.
67 Freeway proje t following
server, reported barometric pres- j Stale Dulles emerged from a fin- < ompli lion of thi ‘"iiiiiti l,a' .
al conference with President F.T-; ">g on th« traffic lanes last week-j
senhower before leaving for Lon-1 end.
and Jack Dickerson, members of
Troop 67, and James McElroy,
member of Troop 61, were can-
didates for thp Order of the Ar-
—were sent to the state peniten-
tiary last night after an escape
attempt was brought to light.
The men—all convicted felons
had attempted to dig through
All three received membership the concrete ceiling in the, ceil.
his stepfather. The mother, Mrs. Brotherhood Honor roll. T
Norma Jane Price, was hit in the ^wo were Ben Dickerson and Bi
stomach by several bird shot pel-
lets. The 49-ycar-old woman fell
fatally wxunded in front of her
trailer home about 10 miles north
of Fort Worth.
The stepfather, 52-y e a r-o 1 d
Frank Price, suffered 3 pellet
wounds in the neck as he was
trying to escape from the line of
Cole fled front the scene of the
shooting but was arrested this
morning in Saginaw, walking
along the highway toward Fort
Worth. The. youth surrendered
and became Ordeal Scouts. And
Brotherhood is one step higher
than Ordeal Scout-
Randy Hall, who is already a
Brotherhood Scout, und Bill
Johnson went along with the
The Corpus Christi sheriff,
Odem Dclan, says the prisoners
planned to rush a guard if the
break-out attempt failed. Only a
small amount of concrete had
been chipped away.
Deputies took the prisoners to
Huntsville in patrol ears last
night. Ordinarily the men would
have been held at Corpus Christi
until a state prison wagon picked
sure of 30.00 inches at noon and
relative humidity of 44 per cent.
Extremely hot weather was re-
ported over most of Texas. Gal-
veston had a light thundershower.:
The flexible base shoulders of
peaceful solution j Hu* highway will be hiiifaced with
! n.phnlt, as will the service roads.
Kills 14 People
don this afternoon and said he is
confident of a
of the dispute.
Soviet Foreign Minister Shepi- ..... . ______ .
lov arrived in London today and Okla , is being hauled to the new County eourtnouse.
expressed a desire for peace. But I'M Highway 228u construction
the Russian foreign minister told job between Sulphur Springs and
newsmen any agreement would Peerless.
Glen Fry, senior resident engi-
neer here for the Texas Stale
Highway Department, explained
the highway base will consist of
per cent rivet
Miami, Fla., Aug. 14 OR—Here
| is * 3 p. m., EDT, advisory from
j the Miami Weather Bureau:
“Hurricane Betsy at 3 p. m.
: was located about 200 mites east
i of Stuart, Fla., continuing on a
| northwest course at 14 miles per
hour with no change in size and
I “Hurricane warnings are still
1 displayed from north of Palm
j Beach to Melbourne and u hurri-
cane watch is in effect north of
I Melbourne to Brunswick, Ga.
"The hurricane path appears to
| be becoming very slowly more
1 Northerly with time and there aro
some indications of a still more
A 52-year-old man was hired northerly direction after 18 to 24
Monday by the Commissioners If this develops the posai-
have to include all counties using
the canal plus Egypt, which is
| boycotting the meeting.
1 In a White House stntemeni,
Montieello, Utah, Aug. 14
Crews are probing through the! Dulles said he is confident a for-j a mixture of 30
tangled wreckage of the Lariat inula will be found at the Suez type gravel anxl 70 pei cent Pick-
Cafe, where 14 persons wgre kill- conference which will assure ton gravel.
what he termed dependable* in- Hauling of the Pi kton gravel
ternational control of the impor-; has been completed. About 20
tant waterway. Dulles emphudz- per cent of the Oklahoma gravel
ed that the US is united with, has . been delivered. Mixing of
River l; pe giavel from Hugo, ‘ Court a;, custodian of the Hop- hility of the hurricane center re*
: maining east of the Florida coast
C. If. Redding ot the Harmony increases. However, there should
community, will fill the vacancy ; |,e no relaxation at this time of a
created by Bud Hargis. Hargis i hurricane watch,
submited his resignation July 80. j “Small craft along the eoast
Picked from 61 applicants, t from Stuart to Urunawk-k, Ga.,
Redding will begin his duties should remain in port."
Wednesday , according to County I ■ ..........................
Judge Newt Owens.
Clark Dress Firm
Picks New Foreman
ed and at least 26. injured last
night in a devastating explosion.
The blast leveled the brick and
cinderblock cafe, leaving only the
sign standing. The explosion was
at the peak of the dinner hour,
I and more than 50 people were
| jammed into the small building.
It's believed the, explosion was
j caused by leaking natural gas.
j Montieeilo’s fire chief, Roheiifc Ry-
i an, says he cannot comment oh
I the possible cause until after an
j investigation which jturted today.
™,- I ... W ft............I
The ousted state auditor of Il-
linois, Orville Hodge, is under
guard in a Springfield hospital.
Hodge wasjernoveil to the hospi-
tal lust night a few hours after
he was jailed. He is awaiting
sentence'after pleading guilty to
defruading Illinois of hundreds
of thouzandz. of doUaiSs
Appointment of Hyman Mop- and is truly an artist in his pro-
sik, formerly of Dallas, as work fession.” (
room foreman at the Clark MHn-i Clark sajd that the progress j
■ Mop sik sueceei
as supervisor of production at garments,
the local plant.
“This addition is a move de-
Britain and France in demanding the two materials on the road in i_ciea/ i"!'drt!r?ll,Te|liKS»NdS/' •fiT-riawn'
WEATHER jNamed President
Ot Ag Teachers
NUKIII CENTRA!, ami WKHT TK.XAH
C*#nr LO piiitty rlfiuily tnniitht und Wv*!-
n4'*<|»v wilh m frw i«<>lnnft>,rn>xin nn*!
evminv thund> i i*h«>w«*r*.
TALKS AT VFW ENCAMPMENT
Marine Commandant Says
American Soldiers Best
Dallas, Aug. 14 i# — General vmtr local schools -and who wor-j '
- Greenville Fire
operation of the being delayed by the dry weath- nnishi nci Wnlm-ulsr with l«>l»’r«l «ft- Sterling Beckham, high school
; *5^ Ihusdetthowcr. m.in- j vocational agriculture instructor,
--------- ....-------—------— was elected president of the Vo-
|eati»nul Agriculture: Teachers As-
, j sociation of Texas at the organi-
zation’s annual melting Monday
in San Antonio. ■
Beckham and his colleaguj in
the field at the local high school,
Billy Conner, are expected Dock
from the 'convention Thursday.
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with the potential for mailing ^*ne j.f*ctkting Company, and a group
■—rments. , * I Of associates leftf Tuesday after a
G. D, Austin of Dallas, exeeu-1 tWo-day visit at the company's
tive production engineer for the|Su|phur fep.-jugs Division plant.
Clark companies, said manufac-j Accompanying Mr. Dixon were
signed to expedite quality con- ture of the fHn line of Ike Clark K,
struction on all Ike Clark gar-
ments,” Mr. Clark’s announce-
ment said. “We have found all
of Dallas and Julie Clark Junior
dresses ~hr' wow nearing, oomple-
of thousand*, of. dolljus- , j of oun workers extremely anxious!
He was hospitalized on' recom-; to learn and apply the finer tech-
tion and that the Holiday line will
of oux workers .extremely anxious, be ready
F. Roubert, vice president in
charge of industrial relations;
Richard Dean, his assistant;
Ralph Day, headquarters indus-
inendatinn of a psychiatrist Who niques of
said he i» suffering from nervous j together
utting our garments reduce activity in the local plant The Rockwell officials came
r. Mopsik has spent1 temporarily but no shutdown is here Sunday night after a stop at
u lifetime in the needle industry anticipated, he added.
I Tupelo, Miss.
them. m ‘ her \
Pate spoke at the Veterans of today. Veterans A <1 m i nistration
Foreign Wars encampment in Chief Harvey Higley told the con-1
Dallas. He said, “The young men vention thi VA faces two major
of America can whip the pants problems: .increasing nerd '•in fu-
off anything the Godless ruler* ture years for hospital beds for
of the Kremlin tun put oh the veterans and need for mental hos-
GGH (GPU If*!1! °J hattle. pital facilities.
—‘'When put to the test, tije
young men who come from your I11'1'1'
rrive in D^as U^foV a
-betqre the VF'V delegates
homes ..... who graduate from toiuori ori.
was ordered to play
music bafora !$« etart of a
cricket match in London hoc
tween teami of tho Army and
the Royal Air Forca. Tima to
play arrivad—and tkaro was
nobody in tho stands. Rain had
leapt tha fans, .away.-^-evary .last
ona. But an order Is an ardor,
the sergeant major said—^and
the band playad on.
j hotel file in Greenville has tpk-
! en the lives of too elderly men.
j Tni file occurred Monday.
The dead liavc been identified
as Charlie Norris and Lqn Stur-
lock, both about 75.
Twenty-five guests weie reg-
istered in the hotel located two
■WucKT ‘cast Off the court house
nquui’c In Greeiivilh*.
The cause of the blaze has not
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Frailey, F. W. & Woosley, Joe. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 58, No. 193, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1956, newspaper, August 14, 1956; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth830359/m1/1/?q=12th%20Armored%20Memorial%20Museum: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.