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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 18

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Thursday, January 29, 1959
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Eisenhower Makes Bid For Republican Unity WASHINGTON. (AP) - President Eisenhower bid for unity In Congress at a White party lieves the get-together was well worth while. Dirksen Is the Republican leader in the Senate and House breakfast today with key Kuchel Li his assistant. Republican senators. Over bacon, ham and egss. Ei- and 13 GOP Senate senhower members "threw the ball back and forth and discussed every, thing. Including the weather." Sen. George Aiken of Vermont reported afterward. Good FcDowhlp Sen. Thomas Kuchel ol California called it a meeting of good fellowship, and Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois said he be- raphers got pictures of the group When Eisenhower linked arms with Sea Alexander Wiley ol \Vis- The White House said in vance of the breakfast that it was arranged for a discussion of the administration's legislative program. But several of the senators who attended reported there was little talk of serious busi- consin, Wiley ad- marked: ness. The .good fellowship carried chuckled and re 'til Mama sees over onto the House doorstep after the meeting. Wearinj a gray hat but no overcoat the President joked with his guests as photog- DEATHS AND FUNERALS Mrs. Mary B. Graham Funeral sen-ices for Mrs. Mary Belle Graham, 69. will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Furman Avenue Church of Christ with G. S. Westbrook officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Memorial Park. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Mrs. Graham died at 1:30 p.m. yesterday in a local hospital following a short illness. The widow of Bonnie Boyd Graham, she had been a resident here 33 years. She formerly lived In Waco. She resided at 1331 Fifth. She was a member of the Furman Avenue Church of Christ. Surviving are or.e daughter, Mrs. J. Buel Shelton of Corpus Christi; two sons. Raymond L. Graham and Ralph J. Graham. both of Corpus Christi; her mother. Mrs. Mollie Thompson of Abilene: one sister, Mrs. Fred Houston of San Angelo; one brother, James C. Luttrell ol Abilene, and two half-brothers. Lee Thompson and Joe Thompson, both of Abilene. Pallbearers will be Harold Jackson, George W. Pierce, Odus Stephan, Jack King, Winton H. "Oh boy, wait this!" Although the senators represented all shades of party opinion, Aiken said in reply to a question that he observed no disagreement at the breakfast. "Everything was harmonious,' Aiken said. Informal Discussion Sen. Francis Case of South Dakota reported that he and his colleagues, had a purely Informal discussion of current topics with Eisenhower. The breakfast is one of three meetings Eisenhower plans with congressional Republicans. The others, tomorrow and Tuesday, will be with House members. news as a Deason and James Q. Pope. Honorary pallbearers will be Walter Pope. J. Harris Pope, Gene Loveless, and elders and deacons of the Furman Avenue Church of Christ. Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. John F. Perrin Jr. Funeral arrangements for John Frederick Perrin Jr.. 40. of 3665 South Staples, will be announced by Peter-Dunne Mortuary. Perrin was dead on arrival at a local hospital at 11 p.m. yes- teday with a gunshot wound in the temple. Ite \vas found in a carport storage room at his home with a .22 caliber rifle across his chest. Justice of the Peace P e t e r Dunne said he will probably issue a verdict afternoon. The He told a White House conference yesterday that. middle reader, he is resigned to taking criticism from both sides. His statement was taken as in dicating he won't reply to attacks from either GOP conservatives or liberals. . Substantiating this interpretation, Sen. Barry Goldwater (R- Ariz) reported that there has been no outward change in Eisenhower's attitude toward him despite the senator's sharp criticism of administration policies in a message to a Republican meeting in Des, Iowa, last week. Goldwater, a conservative who heads the Senate Republican Pol- CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Thurt., Jon. 29, 1959 3-B Foreign Lands Enter :;: Local Trade Fair Countries from all over the vrorld will be represented at the second International Trade Fair April 16-18 at Exposition Hall. Five European countries already have made arrangements for display booths at the fair, Byrd Harris, chairman, said today. They are Sweden. Great Bri tain, Belgium, West Germany and the Netherlands. In addition, importers will have booths reprcsentins products from Japan, France and Italy. The imports will include various types of automobiles. Several local industries also plan to display foreign products which they use. The Department of Commerce will have a booth where literature on world tradi will be distributed. Included in s. trsvd and shipping section will be a booth of the Nueces County Navigation D i s t r i c t exhibiting the various port facilities here. Th2 fair is sponsored by the Downtown' Rotary Club, the Corpus Christi Board of Trade, the Chamber of Commerce and the navigation district. \ POSSUM GULF OIL PICKETED -- Picketing by oil workers continued today at the Gulf Oil Corp. refinery in Port Arthur. This was the scene yesterday after workers walked out at 3 p.m. The strike involves 4,500 union workers in a plant employing 5,700. These pickets are Hunter G. File (left), and John D. Oliver. (AP Wirephoto) Dorfman Won't Talk About Underworld Work for Hoffa case Tail Resident Hurt in Crash One person was slightly injured in a three-car collision at ' South Staples and Morgan at 7:45 a.m. today. Bonnie C. Richardson, 45, of Taft, was treated at Memorial Hospital for an elbow laceration. Accident Investigator Charkis Thomas said drivers of the other two cars were Joyce Ann Aboud, 20. of 2322 Topeka. and Beulah F. Childrcss. 51. of 141 Blevins. toria where he ~~ " ~ ~ ployed by Central Power and Local, Area Woman Winners in Contest A local and an area woman were today named winners in a nationwide "supermarket - symbol of America" contest. Mrs. Edward L. Griffin Jr., icy Committee, has White House twice visited the this week. in the victim this had been past few- despondent for the weeks, police said. Porriri had lived here for six once for a social affair and cnce on official business. "The President was cordial to me. as always." Goldwater said. Denies Copying When Eisenhower was asked about Goldwater's demand that the administration "quit copying the New Deal," the President replied he wasn't copying anything except what he believes are "basic p r i n c i p l e s of Amer- icanisA." The President quoted Lincoln's words that "the proper function of government is to do for people WASHINGTON. UV-Paul Dorfman, ousted Chicago labor union official, refused today to tell Senate rackets probers whether he provides a contact with the underworld for teamster boss James R. Hoffa. He also refused to say whether his associations with Holfa and with Chicago mobsters figured in alleged deals to cut hospttal and Dorfman, 56. a red haired for-."Paul Dorfman's criminal asso- mer prize fighter, invoked the Fifth Amendment, saying answers to these and dozens of other questions might tend to incriminate him. Dorfman was questioned after James McShane, a committee investigator, testified he is "the contact man between Chicago union leaders and the Chicago un- medical insurance benefits of rank and file Teamster Union members while boosting their insurance premiums. derworld." Linked to Mobster McShane, a former New York City police detective, testified that nrr\ r+nr\rr\r* r - i i v i r x r * months, moving here from Vic- em- 2SQ3 Lewis, and Miss Juanita M. Wise of Port Aransas were awarded vinyl flooring for their appraisals of supermarket shopping. Conducted by Family Circle Magazine, the contest attracted more than a quarter million shoppers, including a number of men. Light Co. for the past 22 years. He w-as a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Corinne Perrin: a daughter, Jo Arm Perrin of Corpus Christi; one son, Robert F. Perrin with the U. S. Air Force in France; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Psr- rin Sr. of Mission; a brother, J. E. Eerrin of Corpus Christi; a sister, Mrs. R. T. Gerlach of Me- Allen, and one granddaughter. those things they cannot do at all, or not so well do in! dividually." But he left room for a latitude of opinion within the party by observing that people can come up "with "somewhat different answers" on how to apply this principle to modern problems. Lloyd Led ford Big Gambling Casino Slated at Gibraltar LONDON. (Reuters)--A gambling casino rivalling luxury layouts of the Riviera is planned for the Rock ol Gibraltar, Britain's fortress outpost at the entrance to the Mediterranean, a London newspaper reported yesterday. The Daily Mail said the government has approved the plan, proposed by a syndicate of London businessmen, and that the 51.400,000 casino should be open within two years. Lloyd Ledford, 72. of 4S37 Concord, died at 10:35 p.m. yesterday in a local hospital. A resident of Corpus Christi 10 years, he was a native of Missouri. He was a tile setter for Rambo Materials Co. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Air Crash Kills Two Americans KARACHI. (AP) -- Two Americans--an Air Force officer and a civilian--were killed near Rawal- pindi today when a Pakistani air force freighter crashed shortly after takeoff. Five Pakistanis aboard also perished. Margaret L e d f o r d of Corpus Christi: two daughters. Mrs. II. A. Darst Jr. and Mrs. T. L. Bernhardt, both of Corpus Christi: one brother. Duke E. Ledford of San Francisco, Calif., and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Clifford Jackson Funeral Home. The two Americans were attached to the Military Aid Assistance Group. First reports had said a U. S. sergeant was among the passengers, but he missed the plane. The twin-engine plane caugh Cre five minutes after takeoff ant crashed in mountain country 4 r miles from Rawalpindi. Names ol the American \ictim were withheld pending notifica tion of next of kin. Statue of Indian In Capitol Proposed WASHINGTON. UV-Rcp. Quentin Burdick (D-ND) proposed today that a statue of Sacajawea, the Indian woman who guided Lewis and dark to the West, be placed in the Capitol. Burdick, in a suggestion to the North Dakota legislature, said Sacajawea is a symbol of the courage, endurance and resourcefulness of both the American Indian and the pioneers who settled the Great Plains. Meet Scheduled by Strike Negotiators PHILADELPHIA. (AP) - Un- Actress £ay Spain, Painter To Marry HOLLYWOOD. (AP) -- Movie actress Fay Spain and John Altoon, painter and illustrator, will be married tomorrow in Holly ·wood Unitarian Church. Miss Spain, 26, and Altoon, 33 obtained a license yesterday. This will be Altoon's first marriage Miss Spain formerly was mar ried to John Falvo, screen wril cr. Water Safety/ First Aid Programs Suffer The local Red Cross unit needs 23,000 to maintain an adequate rst aid and water safety program, chapter chairman William larrington said today. That p o i n t was stressed hroughout a meeting this morning of agencies interested in keeping the program going. Services Suspended The sen-ices of Carl B. Young Jr., first aid and water safety director, have been suspended ef- 'ective Feb. 15 because of a lack of money from the United Fund. "The givers failed to give in the United Fund drive." W. L. Maxwell, director of the United Fund. said. Meanwhile, a makeshift program of water safety services will be put into effect with the assistance of eight volunteers in an effort to keep the program going through the spring and summer. tives schedaV3d a meeting today hich might end the 17-week rike of 13.000 employers at nine ittsburgh Plate Glass Co. plants. Federal mediators agreed yes- ·rday with th'e optimistic view of everal union spokesmen that the nd was in sight. The hopeful pre- ictions were mad: after the union presented a proposal closely ·aralleling an earlier company ffer. The company was to give its nswer today. Wife Slayer Given 18-Year Sentence DALLAS, lit-- An IS-year pri on sentence was faced today by Charlie Stewart, 49. - who was found guilty in the Oct. IS fatal I stabbing of his wife, Katie Stew-] art. 34. Jurors returned a verdict to I Dist Judge Henry King last night after hearing testimony during the j day. Stewart was charged with stabbing his wife in the neck after an ' argument in their East Dallas residence. Testimony showed he I dumped her body on a gravel | road. The volunteers are Joe Rivers, Mrs. Emma Harris, Mrs. Marjorie Lowe, Mrs. Vera Hand, Mrs Lorena Hambrick, Mrs. Mikki Ledbetter, Mrs. Sylvia Gulley and Mrs. James Q. Corcoran. Harrington pointed out that it is possible a Red Cross representative from the national office may make visits here annually to consult officials on first aid and water safety. A petition protesting the suspension of Young's services was read by Mrs. Bob Gulley, president of the water! safety instructors. The petition has not been submitted officially and is still being circulated for signatures. Many Cuts Made Mrs. Jean Walker, executive secretary of the Red Cross here, emphasized that cuts are being made in many Red Cross scrv- ces to stay within the reduced audget. Agencies represented today included the Park and Recreation Department, Camp Fire Girls Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Red Cross, YMCA, YWCA, University ciates include Tony Acardo," successor to the late Al Caponc as boss of the Chicago underworld. He said the elder Dorfman also has been a business partner of Hoffa in running a summer camp in Wisconsin and in the Northwestern Oil Co. in North Dakota. Dorfman invoked the F i f t h Amendment when committee counsel Robert Kennedy asked whether he wanted to doiy anything McShane said. Hoffa, international president of the teamsters, is expected to be a witness before the committee later this year but was not in the hearing room. Ousted by AKL-CIO The husky voiced Dorfman was ousted by the AFL-CIO about a year ago, as boss of the Waste Material Handlers Union in Chicago. He has been named in testimony as the man responsible Partly Furnished House in Highway Village Burns An unoccupied, partially furnished rent house, located at 290S Rhodes Drive in Highway Village, caught fire at 12:32 a.m. today, apparently from a short in an extension cord. The Annaville Volunteer Fire Department reported total loss ol the contents and about 50 per cent ol the building burned. Owned by D. J. King of Corpus Christi, the house had been furnished with the major kitchen appliances, two beds and a couch. There was fire damage to all but one room and the roof. The fire was controlled in about 10 minutes but an hour was required to put it oat completely. Police Have I; Problems Everywhere " Atmospheric conditions occa$-J · ionally give police a glimpse into . the problems of police in other-' cities. Last night a call came in loud'/ and clear from a police car in ~ N'ew Braunfels. - 1 .,· "What should I do out here?." 'the calfcr asked. "A 'possum'i , in this car. He's sitting on" the. steer-Ins wheel. If I leave hirn'· here, folks will, think he's driv-'I ing Harris County Pay Hike Asked HOUSTON. IP) -- Salary in creases for some 2,300 county em ployes were included in a proposed 1959 budget placed before the Harris County Commissioners Court today. County Commissioner Phil Say-' ers said the cost of living die- FivC-Ycar SentenCG ated the pay raises which would _. , range from 55 to 5100 a month. blVCn tor Roosevelt Called !' in Libel Suit *- \VASHL\GTON. in - Attorneys [or Mrs. Pearl Wanamaker . planned to call Rep. James Roosevelt (D-Calil) for testimony '. today in Mrs. Wanamakcr's m' lion-dollar suit charging she ' was : libeled by radio commentator Fulton Lewis Jr. dint Pace, director of the 1955 · White House conference on cdiK." catkin, also was expected to tcstl- * Mrs. Wanamaker, then superin-. tendent of public instruction in~ : Washington state, was a leader ' of the conference. ' - ' She brought the libel charges ' after Lewis, in a broadcast Jan. · 6, 1956, criticized the manner in which the meeting was conducted and linked Mrs. Wanamaker . jwilh communism. for getting profitable teamsters union health and welfare insur ancc contracts for a brokerage County Jud^e Bill Elliott was in James Russell pleaded guilty.: Austin earlier this week to ask today to burglarizing the Chicken " firm headed by his son. Allen Dorfman. He refused to admi or deny this when questioned today. The son, Allen Dorfman, in vokcd the Fifth Amendment when asked about testimony alleging hat he has reaped improper-pro- its of more than a million dol- ars by inflating his commission and sen-ice charges on teamster and other union welfare fund in- urance. state legislators to authorize salary increases of from 10 to 15 per cent for the county's elected officials. The county budget would give most employes increases ranging from 55 to 5 JO a month. The 5100 boosts would go to professional employes. Shack last November and was sentenced to serve live years in_ the state penitentiary by Judge " J. D. Todd in 103th District Court.' Elmo D. Peck, who pleaded ·" guilty to forging a $60 check and · passing it to Plimpcrs Hardware . Nov. 1. was given a five-year ' probationary sentence. . · of Corpus Christi, public schools fire department and Jewish Com munity Council. About 25 person^ attended the meeting. ORANGE JUICE SEE PAGE 17C HOUSTON 3126 S. PORT Phone TU 4-4746 OPEN ALL DAY SUNDAY )amage Suit Names Toddle House Chain Robert B. Glispin filed a 515.300 [amage suit in district court today against the National Toddle ilouse Corp., alleging that he was struck on the back with a shovel y a cook during an altercation Bullock Reappointed To Securities Board AUSTIN. UV-Gov. Price Daniel today reappointed Maurice. Bullock, Fort Stockton attorney, to the State Securities Board. The appointment is for a 6-year term. Bullock, now chairman of j the board, has served a 2-year term. LBS. FOR at the local Toddle House, South Staples. Nov. 23. 1510 Audrey Hepburn Hurt In Fall From Horse HOLLYWOOD. (AP) -- Actrcs Audrey Hepburn suffered fou broken ribs and a lez Injury ir a fall from a horse while a movie was bcinj filmed at Duranso. Mex., her studio said here today. Miss Hepburn was working on the Hecht-Lancastcr film "Unfor- givcn." The accident occurred yesterday. Coffee Money Donated All proceeds from coffee sales at the Causeway Cafe at Flour Bluff Saturday will be donated to the March of Dimes, H. C, McMinn announced. McMinn's wife operates the cafe. Bar Patron Treated For Head Injury \ bar patron was treated at I Memorial Hospital yesterday for j a head injury, The man started to get up from I a stool, police reported, when his wooden leg caug*-» In the bar rail- in?. He fell and struck his head' on the floor. B47s Into Drones WASHINGTON, tn -- The Air Force said today it is converting two big B17 jet bombers into pi lotlcss drone aircraft. If they prove successful, they may become the first ol a number ol "BIT' Jet drones. THE PRICi IS RIGHT AT 345 S. WATER QUALITY FRESH MEAT FRESH DRESSED FRYERS RATH'S RA-CORN SLICED BACON 3 FRESH PORK SHOULDER ROAST SHOULDER ROUND ROAST LB 59c Pikes Peak Roast ...... LB 69c Rump Roast LB .69c FARM FRESH PRODUCE 20 LB. BAG 29c ORANGES 1. 20 LB. BAG 1.QO GRAPEFRUIT 79c L B 33c RUSSETT POTATOES ..LB. HEW RED POTATOES LOOSE CARROTS u LOOSE TURNIPS LB GREEN LOIN TIP ROAST LB. 89c Seven Steak LB 59c Loin Steak LB . 79c T-BONE STEAK LB. 79c ROUND STEAK LB. 89c FRESH Pork Steaks LB . 49c Veal Chops LB. 69c SKINLESS FRANKS LB.29c BOLOGNA LB . 29c TRIPAS LB. 19c MENUDO LB. 19c CABBAGE .LB. FOR 25C. FOR 15C LGE. HEADS CAULIFLOWER 2 LGE. HEADS LETTUCE 2 LARGE AVOCADOS 3 FOR 25c FANCY APPLES L8 12c LEMONS IB . 10c FANCY YAMS LB . 7c

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