Texas' Organized Democrats Walk into Eisenhower Camp BLYTHEVILtE (AKK.) COITRTEK NEWS By DAVE CHEAVENS AMARILLO. Tex. LVt — Tlie organized Democratic party of Texas has marched lock, stock and bnr- rel Into the cnnip of D wight D, Eisenhower and the Republicans. They also made certain that other Texas Democrats — thus far unorganized — could vote for Adlnl Stevenson on the general election ballot in (he usual Democratic column. *. The Democrats who hollered themselves hoarse In convention yesterday catcalling and hooting Stevenson, President Truman and administration policies, fulfilled the pledge made by their leader to • win seats, in the National Convention at Chicago. Gov. Allan Shivers had promised to do all in his power to put Stevenson's name on the ballot a; a Democrat, and he did. Green Lljfhl (liven Then, with the governor's blessing, the convention gave every Democrat in Texas the green light to join the Eisenhower forces that have high hopes of carrying Texas this year. Its resolution, adopted by a whopping voice vote, went further and asked the governor and other party officials lo campaign for Eisenhower. Shivers, who once urged Eiscn- 1 hower as a possible Democratic nominee, said Inst night he wanted to think it over before saying what he would do about it, By an overwhelming vole marshaled from the crossroads, the small towns and small cities, Shivers rode over the States Rights faction that went down fighting for dual Democratic columns on the November ballot. The States JUghlers wanted « slate of electors for . Eisenhower carrying the "Texas Democratic" label and another for Stevenson in the "National Democratic" column. Shivers Insisted he did not want to be a pavly to ballot tampering, that the States Rights plan was neither morally nor legally right that It would violate his Chl- Wisconsin City Sprayed by Slugs FromFallingPlane MADISON, WIfi. W)— An estimated 900 rounds of .50-callber machine-gun slugs were sprayed over this capital city Tuesday night by an Atr Force F51 Mustang which crashed in I] a toes nt Truax Field. The pilot walked away from the crash but Ethel Pierce, 40. and illiam- .-.Falkeustein, 1&, were j; Mufs ttiR^ ripprid Into r 'roomer Cntty iwere ihJY Capfc. William Browne!!, the pilot, a member of the Iowa National Guard, said he turned back with R leaky fuel line nffer taking off for Sioux City, la. Flames burst from the plane as he came in for an emergency landEng. Air Force officials said the fire may have triggered the guns. cago pledge. The States Rights faction argui'r! it was legal and that it would give Texans cherishing the Democratic title a chnnco to vote for Eisenhower without leaving their party. I'].in of Big Clllw This plan was hatched by delegations from such big cities «s Houston, Dallas and Ft. Worth, It was pushed by East Texans to whom the administration's race policies are poison. It was buried under a 2-1 vote. Us leaders threw in the lowcl nf- er an unfinished roll call showed how firmly Shivers held control. Shivers prevailed by Riving the Loyal Democrat faction all it had ;>ccn fighting" for — Stevenson's name on the ballot — and getting approval of a resolution Rivhiff other Democrats a free hand to campaign and vote for Eisenhower. It was an unique alliance in Texas' colorful political history. The convention's total action in i;o- t\K overboard for the Republican presidential nominee v, - ;vs something that had never happened before in a Texas Democratic session. AUSTRALIA'S N£VM CHIEF— Field Marshal Sir William Slim, above, has tieen appointed Governor General of Australia. Slim. 01, who will succeed gir William McKcll in the position, is expected lo relinquish his present appointment as chief of Britain's Imperial General Staff, In November. 'Honest Thief Repays Lady He Held Up for $30 With Note of Sorrow' NKW YORK (>P)—An "honest thief" pnid off yesterday. Last July a young Nepro hnld up a '12nrf Street candy store, took $30 from the saleslady, her name and address, and promised to return the money in 30 days. "This is the first time I ever did anything like this, hut I need the money had." he said. A letter came to the saleslady, Mrs. Bertha Romano, yesterday. Thrrc was $3H and EI note, signed "Your friend." "Sorry I couldn't return it sooner," the note said. Ho Teepees ior Them -:#CARDSTON. Cnnnctn, (A 1 )— Fifteen Yjew houses are being built this summer on the Blood Indian Reservation near here by members of the tribe. It is plnnjied Hint eventually nil Indians on the reservation will own their own homes, instead of living Iti tents. Silk Production Is High TOKYO r.iFjr—kyodo News Agency I says raw silk production in Japan hit a new postwar high during July with 21,201 bales— 8.455 above June. 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Mohammed -Nagulb. k usually reliable source said Az- has been under fire for his role In the 1948 Arab-Jewish War, In which the Arab League nations were defeated by the Zionists set-kins: to set up their own country in the Holy Land. Discourtesy Causes Many Traffic Deaths NEW YORK «V-At least 25,000 traffic accident fatalities result annually In the United States from acts of discourtesy on the road. says a report by the Greater New York Safety Council. Among the most frequent violations of good driving etlquett* u* disregard of speed limits, piwlni other cars on hills or curves, hog. King the road, failing to dim head, lights for approaching cars, and re. fusing u> wait for pedestrian! crox. ing the street at the moment th« traffic light turns. ARTHRITIS It you surfer with arthritis write lo me, P. O. Box 716. South Bend, Indiana. I will gladly tell jo. how I got rid of it 3 yean a fa after suffering- over 25 jetn II. M. Harrison. FOR SALE! 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