Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 11, 1955 · Page 2
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TWO EVJKNIMG TIMES, CUflllifcKLAWU; JHJJ., FltilJAY, IMUVJtliVllifcH 11, li>55 fA-2*4bOu if a Washington Rolls Out 4 Red Carpet' • -o • •', • .• : -. • •• •*•,:''•' In Welcoming President Eisenhower Foul Play Feared As Clerk Carrying $300,000 Vanishes ' BRENHAM, Tex. tft-Officers today continued their search for an obscure Houston drug store clerk whose promise to build a §300.000 church had endeared him to this southwest Texas city. Officers sought William White, also known as Morris While, 32, when he was placed on the missing persons list after his Austin lawyer reported yesterday he hai3 failed to keep an appointment. The attorney feared foul play because he believed White might be carrying 5300.000. ' Highway patrolmen stopped White near Baird in West Texas. He went on his way after they told him to report to his home. The patrolmen started looking for him again a short lime later after lie was charged with stealing $150, part of several thousand dollars Brenham beer distributor Henry Lehrmann said he had ad- /anced him. Officers said White roomed with Lclirmann's son in Houston and had attended services at the Zionsville Lutheran Church near here. At one of the services he an-, nounced he had inherited a large j amount of money from his mother and had decided to give S300.000 to build a new church for the congregation: A Brenham banker said White tried to deposit what he said were $300.000 in cashier's checks. The bank refused to lake the deposit because White wanted to make an welcoming tone, immediate withdrawal of 850,000. ' ~ WASHINGTON Wi—The nation's capital rolled out a "welcome home" red carpet for President and Mrs. Eisenhower today.. The prospect of clearing skies after a night of rain pointed to a' turnout of many thousands to cheer' the city's and the nation's first family on arrival from Denver. Troops were posted to line the streets in a ceremonial honor Iguard. .Veterans day bunting draped the lamp posts. Bands in colorful uniforms were ready to serenade the convalescent chief executive and his lady. White House Prepared The White House was ready, too, for the returning first family. Walls and floors have been cleaned, the water pipe systeni fixed up, fresli cut flowers put in place. Yellow .and bronze .chrysanthemums glowed in their vases. In Mamie Eisenhower's quarters, orchids and roses lent an extra warm FREE SAMPLE! Photographic Greeting Cards (made from your own negative) Bring in your snapshots and jet us make you a sample! PRICES AS LOW AS BV 2 c INCLUDING THE ENVELOPE CURLS CAMERA SHOP 20 N. Centre St. Men's LEATHER Army and Navy type You would expect to pay DOLLARS MORE for/shoes-like these! 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After a few words into microphones at the foot of'the ramp- to be carried by radio and television, and relayed by loudspeaker lo crowds at the White House and ilsewhere—the Eisenhowers were to enter a plastic ''bubble top" convertible and drive away to the executive mansion. - No Formal Ceremony Set Cabinet members, foreign diplomats and other dignitaries arranged to be at the airport but, since the President still is < convalescing from : his heart attack, no round of handshaking or formal ceremony was planned. Veterans' Day is a holiday for more than 225,000 federal and Dis- .rict of Columbia employes and 106,000 school children, and the Soy Scouts and various civic ;or-! janizations set about making sure .housands of these would turn out "or the welcome home activities. ; Prison Revolt Seen Near End LONDON, Ohio W1-A11 but 215 of nearly 1,200 striking convicts at London prison farm have ended their sitdown, Ohio's corrections chief said today. ,•'"/," '•:.•:. The 215 holdouts, said M. C. Koblenlz; are in one . dormitory. They got food last night by raiding a commissary. At least 590 strikers already arc back at work or ready.;to:go -.back, Koblenlz said Supt. Rf-B^'Eckle was informed. Most of'them had gone 24 hours or rnore.'-without food. Dormitory No. 7 was where the strike started Wednesday. Six Die In-Crash. At Rail Crossing: GLENCOE, Minn. MV—• An impromptu farewell party for a youth going into the service Monday ended in death for six teen age participants last night. Their car was struck by a Milwaukee Road passenger, train at a grade crossing. The crash came at the depol crossing in Plato, a community ol about 250 five miles east of Glencoe. Sheriff Leon Odegaard said the car was so badly smashed "J doubt if a junk yard would want it." Retired Editor Dies •RICHMOND, Calif. (,fi — Edgar Telford- Cutter, 85, onetime executive news editor of the Associated Press, died last night. It's Dirit/ initititiini For Coffejr/iVffif Educator Denies Stating Soviet Schools "Finest" •BURLINGTON, Vt.' tfi — Dr.jregarded as full of propaganda Homer Dodge, former president of and distortions," he added. , Norwich University, said last night Dr. Dodge said he explained at • a story of a speech he gave on Rus-length in his speech he was re- ; sian education Wednesday in Wor- ferring to the Russian educational: cester, Mass., was reported "out of system as an organized plan of context and gave a completely dis- education. • ^ '• torted view" of his opinions. j ~~ ~ ~~ The Associated Press carried ajwaghingio,,, London Say ' story on Dr. Dodge's speech at _ * ri« A n u r Worcester Polytechnic . InstitutejRiisSia sets Uli A-HOlMb which quoted him as saying "Rus-j „ • , sm has the finest system of edu-l WASHINGTON an- Russia has. cation in the world." jset off another atomic test blast- Dr. Dodge said last night "the This was announced yesterday: words were probably correct" but both here and in London.' Talk about a dirty initiation—look at the one above at Oklahoma A&M College. The site is a. mud hole and two Aggie wrestlers are grappling as part of their "0" Club initiation. The student at right won the messy match. . -; f AP Rescuers Seek Trapped Pair STANSBURY,,Wyo. J.fl — Rescuers burrowed into rock and coal debris.in -an.attempt to reach two trapped miners last night after a .hird : was brought to safety from a cave-in aCthe Union Pacific Coal Co/s Stahsbury Mine. Louis Julius,'38, of Rock Springs, Wyo., was brought,out in apparently* good condition. He was trapped in the, mine more than eight hours, his leg ".pinned; under a coal', mining •machine. Doctors said his leg did not appear to' be fractured. ' • Rescuers continued to probe the. mine debris for John'Nesbitt, 42, mine foreman, and George Chenchar, 54, both of,Rock Springs. Julius said he had heard Nesbitt talking arid hollering a short time after the cave-in but that he had not heard.from .him about three hours, before being brought out. center of a wind;driven rainstorm passed out to sea. • i '. Rain, and; snow, continued in much of tti'e area, but the weather cleared over a wide area south-j wards. • • •; The storm had buffeted the Middle Atlantic 'states as well as the Northeast states. ' ... The Weather Bureau reported there ho'longer, is' any danger of 1 flooding in southern New England: Eisenhower (Continued pom.'Page .1) gloves, struck up snappy tunes. Extra Precautions Taken A cordon of Air 1 Police was thrown around the landing 'field and extra precautions .^were being taken' fo.r^e'cufity.'inVthe light 1 o£ recent .plane crashes in:.the area 1 , ill. one of.,which.sab6tagc is strongr, fy suspecteS.^ 1 ''"' 1 "^""' 7 '-':' Gov. Johnson put in an appearance shortly before the chief executive showed up. He,returned to his office Nov. 1 for the first time after suffering a : heart attack Sept 4 similar to the President's. • The' President appeared • grave as he came down on the elevator from the 8th floor suite where 'he has s'pcnl. the past seven weeks. A crowd of Army men, hospital patients, nurses and newsmen crammed every inch of space in the Fitzsimons lobby. Excitement began to develop in the hospital an hour before he actually departed. The lobby began to fill. By the lime he left, every vantage point was jammed. 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