The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 5, 1954 · 1
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 1

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Monday, April 5, 1954
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Good and Dry fpY Partly cloudy and continue warm Monday and Mondav nigh High nor 85. Map on Pa0. 27. fOL. OH, NO. 89, MornitiK and Suncht HE DMI.YJOKLAHOMAN TWKNTY-E1GHT I'AC.ES 500 N BROADWAY, OKLAHOMA CITY, MONDAY, APKI1, 5, I0M. I ter of Editorial Page See Page IS. Other features: Country Hoy.. 3 State Briefi ..21 Good Morning HCSociety 12 Obituaries ... 1; Sports 22,23 Public Records 19: Undo Itny . . . .11 SINGLE COPY PRICE: Unity 5c, Sunday 13a n J ni I n L j As French Win Crucial Round in Fight for Fort Laniel, Pleven I Toscanini Bows Out Kicked, Slapped i n Unparalleled Exit I By Paris Rioters i st-- Hatred of European Army Sparks Crowd To Turn on Leaders with which he Firemen more into the wreckaae of the Securitv bank buildina to battle the fire which destroyed a quar a block of BlackwelVs business district. At the Jar right is the bank proper, while an insurance office and the SUi shoe store can be seen in the foreground. The picture teas taken shortly after t'tie blaze was brought under contrt Four More Die On State Roads Two Men Killed In Tillman Crash STATE TRAFFIC DEATHS 1954 to date, 146; April, S. 1953 to date, 125; April, 4. Fire Still Smolders Hew Drag Strip In Blackwell Ruins weirs Saturday night. Firemen continued their fire, and salvage crews moved in of walls and begin clearing the are A heavy bank vault containinj which was buried bv the debris the principal target o salvage i undisclosed amount of money Iwu Grandfield men were killed !workei Sunday alternoon vv'ien their car Among th missed a curve and overturned on I and numerous offices housed a county road five miles west of two ruined two-story buildings was Grandfield in Tillman countv ithe Security bank. Officials saved ,,;., ,ni , ; " " e many of the banks records, but a v hSyi 2 L h f , efl currency and some $3,000 in day reported ( h e deaths of two jh . th vautsbelieved Sturdfv" to withstand the Tecumseh resident injured earlv D'azc' Sunday ir an accident near Robs-i Bank Wl11 Rebuild town, Texas. Even while the fire raged late Still another mishap caused crit- .Saturday night, bank otneiais Pauls Valley hurriedly, and announced they woman. i sito. Glenn Brumbaugh is prosu Jhe dead: q (he banj. WILLIAM PALMER, 29, Grand- Final tabulation of injuries f'eW-' ithe citv's biggest fire showed WILLIE PALMER. 44, his un- persons hurt, including four fi Color Television Has City Debut Off to the Races Giant Crowd Sees Hot Rodders Zoom jSpol-the tomb of the Unknown hcy did know it was his las r '.Soldier at the Arc de Triumph, scheduled appearance of th. ', (Stones were also hurled but hit! winter season with the orchestr; I Police said it was (he Tirst time! I in She modern era anvone had suc-i Iceeded in making a physical at- tack on a French premier or Cab-; inet minister under such circtim-; stances. i They arrested .seven of the 100; demonstrators. Most of the crowd were identified as supporters of heat for the clima lr'and final! il unparallel Enemy Strength Slowly Ebbing, Command Says Valiant Garrison Holds Fast Under Stand-or-Die Edict HANOI, April 4 tun The French "Kb command announced Sunday light, that: its forces had won a crucial round in the battle of Dieti lay struggle Col. Christ Governor's Fund More than 30 entries and almost ,000 spectators turned out Sunday for the initial hot rod session Oklahoma City's first drag strip, 2001 S Western. Bill Jones and Bob Eichor, crs of the strip, termed races cess." The sanctioned drag strip was a long sought goal of hot rodders here and their fans. ! Race contestants from both ITexas and Kansas registered for iCnmhat-ints 1 performances, i Oklahoma, cars1 . So far as filtrated. it under control, tors tried to ov Scrapes Bottom Armory Tactics a hushed Pnlor television made its debut in Oklahoma City Sunday and its initial audience seemed to like what it saw on wky-iv s cnan-iwere entered from Duncan, Tulsa of the strip said cars Laniel, Pleven and a gathered around the Arch of Triumph for services honoring the defenders of Dion Bicn Phu. the Conimunist-beleagu Indochina. The r by the As Prober, Lawyer Both on Pay Roll By BILL VAN DYKE Payments from the governor' itra-hclp and extra-ordinary pro -the money's almost gone. Figures in the budget dirr-ctor'. Tiff show onlv $3,742.1?, left it 45th Reshapes n a savage five a Castries' heavi ly outnumbered but valiant garrison held fast under his sland-or-die order, and then began pushing tilt force slowly back, tho high command reported. The first round of the battle for is Hi on Pint is over." n hich proclaimed. spokes i rid v clearly i July : The liable. lis iert but a .available in .1 lolhe fund only $3,307.1 Governor Hopefuls To Undergo Quizzing By ELWIN HATFIELD TULSA, April 4 Candidates foi governor of Oklahoma within the next few weeks will be asked foi (heir stand on the 45th divisior armory now "held captive" by Hit state highway patrol. The Oklahoma c h a pier of the Sunday morning pre: s highest-r City publish assistant of the;; suffered flying gla: ; Most se: '.Fenton, 19, (ap.m. to 5 p.m. Opening of 11 lanager, and .Hoyt Andres, i '"' nost'oped beciu-'' of' r-dn Paul Wi'ncheU show at! -'.ones and Eichor said the dr; e , ; f o, ri.,ii'o's riD "meets all reauirements f studios, ' isanction" by the Nation; i For the inaugural snowing t ;ly injured was Bob;JV sets, one snowing ithe son for the roily and the:'3 outburst by pei - backed oily , also of Grandfield. LEE SMITH, 60, Ardmore. EARL ELSBERUY PRICE, route A, wagoner. UiSfnnt rnshier of the bank, who color, were set up side bv The younger Palmer, the driver, fen tnrogh a glass door while! The color TV set used Sunday; own iheloine a doctor save records from e needed to close a severe cut he youth's leg, but he was later ai ine scene. released from the Blackwell Gen- Trooper Bill Bowers said a third eral hospital. e mi! r orced 1 he stri know reverent crowd and thereby ew nolice off-guard. But as soon J01.'! as Laniel and Pleven showed up Koajthev emerged and began shouting ,e"!anti-KDC slogans and "Long Live I',!)C leal. a,vWl. lal probk-n ily $300 pel ) take care of hisjoai he capllol rate the; for mouth paid L. IX; the hrector of the leg-!,,, .sloklalimr jwo'i'ld I embers Jen. Flal Muldrow, .er and himself .-.In: for the governor's il tho assignment i i in solution pa scd Efforts Fail 'inory in question Rod Assault Eases Off flic proclamation of a great de-lsive victory on which the course the whole war could hinge me after a day which saw the 1 assault eased off for the first no since last Tuesday. The relaxation of the communist s most significant on tern flank, where tho the high lunger had buet ommand reported. If was on "Bald Head hill," commanding access to tho center sf the embattled fortress, that tho tide of battle turned. There screaming waves of black-clad communist shock troops hurled Ihemsolves 11 times at the French inion defenses. Attacks Beaten Back And cloven times in the five lays of furious fighting the "hu- by the h Late 1 rd pr. cd g rriso nday night de Castries, -iday ordered his men to stand where they were and die if necessary without yielding another inch radioed Gen. Henri Navarre's headquarters here: "Vietminh forces attacking Bald Head hill relaxed pressure in the of the aftern I Th a the le! a i off the road-, d. Both were pinned ickage and both died ; . Jewell Rob- on, 39, also of Grandfield, injured. The Smith was killed instantly in a three-car accident at 10:45 p.m. Saturday eight miles north of Ard- and SH 77-C. ishap oc'curedi f".,htfr . Broncos baseball t 14-inch Sugg said RCA will prod' inch model soon. At the same time, bur spectators at the Hoi when he rushed into the club's offices to save re ords and player files, i He and Swede Gundersnn. bu: gether with twojlcehni irpark on about 50 S McKinley and S Western. i ,, I.Timmie Patterson, who pushed his! Marshal vipiionse .(is of 1032 Ohl'-mobile modified stock car was dismissed Jtot ow in! through the speed trap at 7J.55 piluary posts fast Municipal Auditorium's Zebra miles an Hour. the first cole; progr ni televid cla P.ob R ske'str.i 1 1 r" j'",,' Sugg explained that for the past land." modified 'stock class A;!? len Book" at the shrine Then they surged foi Unknowi hed Off week for f; attend a meet nc w th L; Other payn anti-Rnn'help fund ha 1 touched offHtoscn, young ;nt of public no avail, n member: of national defei 11,000 when the Red attack began. ig an undisclosed number of par-troop reinforcements Saturday. Promiso Is Kept Do Castries had nromised la Thursday in a radioed appeal for innls that he would hold d bastion in northwest request was com- 1 playin l September of she World War II Recalled but Sunday lLoiiB. class C; Mare .lanclt, class ked the first time anvone had D, and Hcrshel White, Class O. i one. other than encineers and! ,ns at the station. i Australian Blast Kills blocked the lartun There's a Promise Of Rain Tuesday plied ith. but. none of them Highway pa cut with anoth- 0nd-story office before the fire i-trailer truck, reached it. But thev made the mis-; were injured, "take of opening a window. Smoke icnously. riHod the room, overcoming Way, ooners Charles and the others were forced to and Calvin Duncan said carry him out without saving the Sunda urn onto U. S. 77 during the, Batt al between the passing of a jtillerv driven north bv Arbnn Lee Black ry C of the 189th field i of the national guard ell was callcn out again na, as beamed here av from NBC's irk City, which . Sugg said WKY- Five; Four Are Injured BRISBANE. Australia. April 4 im Five mer died and four others were critically injured today in s destroyed the Commercial Hotel a Cunnamulla, 4(18 miles west o Brisbane. sent r ,' Monday. But the Princess Martha, 53, h Of Norway Is Dead OSLO, Norway, Mondav. April 5 v ,y,Crown Princess Martha of 1: early Monday after Today's Headline News red bodie. V Martha, I'Olaf. died e, and the lightness of the the fortress on Friday thc-reportctl that the garrisor sn squeezed into a triangle only a mile and a half to the -delayed the paratroop drop, arre sent the new strengll (unlay, along with supplies y scattered thrusts by th , bled white by heavy casu , were reported during tin ('t.ofire from the eeeirclinj inch Morale High ries radioed Navarre tha as high and the supremi er answered: success belongs to runout until the last quarte un convinced it will bi ous soldiers of Col. d. .vho will hold out to th. of CSTt. Sugg said the a hospital from for asssi-rs." Backward Driver 6,000 Cheer McCarthy's New York Talk ich Stand Fir a the U. S. in his ia and the tJ. S. W YOU K, April -h R. McCarthy ( i highly enthusiast! ay he would contin The French did A military spokesm bodies of 200 Reds BCSTNKSS SUCCESS for the S175.0UC t , i - t'thi trter.dij

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