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President Ei- Khrushchev's consent will be of world peace." Panhandle Town Desfroyed— Dawn Reveals Tornado's Mess AMARILLO, Tex. (AP) — A tornado swept down on the West Texas village of Sunnyside Tuesday night and killed three persons and injured 32, Sunrise today showed the twister virtually swept the community off the land. But for a woman's warning cry seconds before the twister struck, the toll probably would have been much greater in the crossroads community of Sunnyside about Lubbock. Mrs. C. M. Rogers, wife of Sun nyside's Baptist pastor, spotted the dark and threatening cloud and sounded an alarm. Nearly 40 men at a meeting in her husband's church scrambled for two storm cellars close by. Most of them made it. Several were too late. "The men had to put up their arms and hold up the rafters," said Murl Rogers, 10, son o£ the minister, describing how they kept the roof of one shelter from collapsing on 30-odd persons. Sunnyside residents emerged to find the farming community shat tered. The writhing storm levelled their church, store, grain elevator, cotton gin and four or five homes. A half-dozen other houses lost their roofs. Dead and injured were strewn amid rubble piled up to five feet high in an area 100 feet square. Thrusting on to the northeast the twister jumped over Amarillo, about 70 miles distant, and also menaced Borgcr, White Deer and Skc-llytown in the Panhandle oil fields, the Weather Bureau at \marillo reported. ping Marie Carroll, a public school nurse, in the wreckage. She suffered a severe back injury. Her husband Tom and her brother, Jack Davidson of Danville, HI., suffered minor hurts. At Friona heavy rain sent water gushing through the streets up to feet deep for a time. Hail the size, of peaes pounded the farm country arodnd Sudan. Killed at Sunnyside were T. B. Hogan, a ginner in the community; Nona Beth Phelan, 12. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Phelan, and J. B. Kidd. 45, plain- view, a lay leader visiting the Sunnyside church. Good Afternoon From AP Wins • At least four persons burned by police tear gas shell in third day of violent demonstrations in Masan, South Korea, against March 15 election which gave Syngman Rhcc fourth term as president. Reds' Chou On Goodwill Asian Tour TOKYO (AP) - Premier Chou En-lai set out today on a three- nation South Asian tour designed to mend fences damaged by Red China's actions in Tibet and border disputes with her neigh-1 bors. j . • , ,. , . . ., The W-year-old Communist prr-j Another/tornado dipped into the miet , wi ,, nec( , „ , h edge of the town of Fnona, about charm m his visits to Burma> j I 30 miles northwest of Sunnyside, and a third bounced through a farm near Muleshoc, about 30 miles southwest of the shattered village. The Friona twister rolled a 50- foot house trailer 200 feet, trap- clia and Nepal. Communist suppression of the• uprising in Tibet shocked many j Asians who formerly were apolo-! gists for fhe Peiping regime. Movement of Chinese troops into territory India considered her own infuriated the Indians. News that • Adlai E. Stevenson, hitting at what he calls " lassitude" of Eisenhower administration, says 1900 is year of crisis, and gov- '•rn.-m-m by concealment must be ended. • Deer Park police chief and assistant fired in first meeting of new City Council. Wife of fired assistant chief slaps councilman following husband's dismissal. • Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of Germany says main motive behind his eall for Berlin vote on their sovereignty was to head off deal on Berlin at summit conference. • Episeopal Diocese members urged to consider their responsibilities as Christians and take appropriate aetion concerning Negro lunch counter sit-ins. • State Liquor Board agents arrest 47 ncrsons in raids on six private Galveston clubs. • Three train crewmen injured and several houses burned as 13 jjnsoline tank ears overturn in collision with locomotive near Terote, Mexico. to set B. be by to of

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  1. The Baytown Sun,
  2. 13 Apr 1960, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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