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T he B ryan D aily E agle Serving the Brazos Valley for Eighty-Three Years PRICE PER COPY J€ BRYAN, TEXAS, FRIDAY. MARCH 20, 1959 10 PAGES No. 222 Ike, Mac Talk At 1 r> <*i <Cl1Ì el MCo: 111] is. Dennis, looking at his famous the Austin American after receiving Club Award, has just been has won the National Headliners outstanding feature picture in any 1958. (Eagle photo by Jack Pic / u re I \ inner record array of newsmen de scended today on this historic * ... city to try by remote control to keep tab on more history in the making. President Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan are meeting 25 miles from here for a weekend of deliberation on the Berlin crisis. THE SETTING for the Eisenhower Macmillan talks is three rustic cabins, ome available to anyone who wanted them, now pushed together into one. The resulting structure, with considerable luxury added, is Aspen Lodge at Camp David The camp perches on the highest point of a wooded ridge of the Catoctin Mountains, 1.822 feet above sea level, near Thurmont, Md. WHAT THE two world leaders say and do there will be recorded indirectly by more than a hundred photo and newsmen almost entirely through the eyes and ears of presidential press secretary James C. Hagerty and his British opposite, Peter Hope. Press headquarters have been set up here, in a converted gymnasium at the Hotel Gettysburg. The two men arranged to fly by helicopter to Camp David after a half hour meeting with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles at Walter Re?d Army Hospital. Dulles, suffering with cancer, has been in the hospital since Feb. 10. Wk WÉÊmm^ M S .É v K Wiklx Tullous Acting As Chief TENSE MOMENT — Former Police Chief W. H. (Rip) Collins (far right) prepares to answer a question by Mayor O. B, Donaho, leaning forward at the left, during open hearing held by the city commission on Collins' appeal from dismissal from his office by City Manager Fred Sandlin, head of table. Other commissioners shown are Roland Dansby, Mike Barron and S. J. Enloe. and extra pair of hands belong to John Naylor. Troy Dungan of KBTX-TV is at the rear. (Eagle photo by Gene Dennis). at the Headliner Frolic Luncheon in the Hotel Dennis. Atlantic Citv. at noon. April 4 ALL NEWSPAPERS, regardless of size, and newspaper syndicates w-ere considered to be in one category The winning sports picture was made by Otello Gighini, UPI photographer in Rome, Italy, showing an attendant flying through the air Abductor Of Family Surrenders CHARLESTON, W. Va. * — Mrs. Elma Baldwin and her three youngsters were back in i their bungalow today, unharm- ! ed but exhausted. Their kidnap- SWALLOWS BACK IN CAPISTRANO SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO. Calif, i/Pi — As it does every year, life started anew Thursday in the ruins of the old stone church where 50 or more worshippers once lost their lives in a California earthquake. For the swallows are back at San Juan Capistrano mission By JACK BOWEN Eagle City Editor A search began this morning for a new chief of police to replace Warren H. (Rip) Collins, who was fired late yesterday afternoon along with his traffic chief, W. O. Baxter. Less than 16 hours after Assistant Chief of Police Sam Tullous had been named acting chief of police. Patrolman Curtis Dunagan was relieved of his duties. Dunagan was fired this morning “in the best interests of the city” after Tullous and City Manager Fred Sandlin met to go over the operation of the department. Sandlin said this morning that he isn’t going to be in any hurry to fill the chief’s job. “We want the right man, and I’m not going to fill the vacancy hurredly. It may take a week or six months to find the person we want for the job.” SANDLIN FIRED Collins and Baxter shortly before 4 PM yesterday after informing the city commission of his intentions, in an almost unprecedented move, Collins asked for a hearing before the city commission. During the open meeting, Collins and Baxter were told they were being dismissed for “generally unsatisfactory services.** EARLY IN the hearing, Commissioner Mike Barron pinpointed one of the charge* (See FIRED, Page 10) Gov. Ribicoff,

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  2. 20 Mar 1959, Fri,
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