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THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS BXJOHALPAGE Brozosport and Brazorlo County, Monday, September 7, 1959 JIM BISHOP:REPORTER ~~~ Age-Old Trial Relived NOW WE LAOS DOWN TO SLEEP! The twins were Intheir play- pep. They looked up, blue- eyed blondes with tiny pony tails/ mouths-open. Mommy was saying goodbye. Daddy /was taking her to the hospital to have another baby, and the twins felt vaguely uneasy. Why did she hold them so tight this particular time? Why the long, wet kiss, the nuzzling behind the ear? They watched. Mommy stood up, pulled the dress down over tne awkward form, blew one more kiss and followed Charlie and the little valise of clothes out. Gayle told her sister not to worry: "Lil and I will take „ careof them. They'Ubegood." This is the moment of trial for millions of young women. This! is the:hour when there is ' no future, just the present., : Charlie drove her up to .Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck.'New Jersey. The Sisters of St. • Joseph were waiting. Sister Canise and Sister Philomena had been present when Robin and Pamela had been born, exactly a year ago. And Sister Bartholomew, who mirtistered to my mother and my father and to me in that hospital, was now kneeling in the dim and cool chapel, saying » prayer thatthenewgeneration would continue in health. Dr.:Albert Higdon was waiting too. He knows that somethings start, and then stop. It's an aggravating truth. That is what happened. It was like this all day. Virginia Lee Frechetteputher r • • ••! v'lkHthecorridor and met other young worn en. To some this was a new story; To some it was old. ''Mine has got to be a boy, 1 ' said Ginny. Everybody laughed. "It's simply got to. My father had girls. He never had a son,so he must have a grandson. You know what their vanity Is like when they reach 50." The red ball of the sun hung above the deep green trees on the horizon. Nothing. Some of the girls were taken to the labor room. Not Ginny. She sat on the side of her bed and shrugged. Theprettyfacebroke into smiles. "Nothing,"-she said to Dr. Higdon. "Just •nothing." It was night and the antiseptic dinner came up on a tray. The nurse at the desk made notes on charts. .The clock on the wall spun lazily and silently. The gleaming corridor was quiet. , . ' Then, something happened. It was no maybe-I-imagined-it thing. This Was real. The doctor was called. It was real all right. .There was no fright in Ginny. No panic. • "This is fine," she said. "I wouldn't want to go home and start all over." She does not believe in anestetics and .needless at times like these. She thinks that most of the pain is emotional. But, before the night was over, her eyes were wild with fright and a doctor was sitting behind her holding a cone on her nose, murmuring: "If y OU 'd only breathe deep as I tell you, you won't feel the next one. " Before dawn, she heard the doctor say- ."Get her husband. I talk to him," and she thought sadlys .'/This is what it's like to; die,, .this is what it's like." ,•;';••: vV . She was. wrong. ,The doctor wanted Charlie, .sleeping on a hall • bench,, to be awakened because the time was near. The sun came up over Leonia mean and hot. Only the snowy statue of the Sacred Heart in front of the hospital braved the rays in cool splendor. Breakfast trays rattled and doctors hopped out of parked cars to visit patients in many parts of the hospftaV'- Starched nurses shook thermometers and jam' med them into faces young and ' old. ' • .• ' The nuns walked thecorridors in silence, their rubber heels making kissing sounds on the linoleum. "All right," Doctor Hidgon said softly. "N.ow. Now, There. There." There was the sound of a slap, and a loud, thin wail assailed the walls of the delivery room. A second doctor got the.silver nitrate, and theblueeyes, which did not want to look at the world, were opened by force. It was. ten A.M. .The doctor . was tired. He went out into the hall. '"Charlie," he said to my big red-headed son-in-law, "everything'is^fine. Ginny is all right. The baby is fine. Weighs about eight pounds." Charlie grinned and sat down. "Boy or girl, doc?" he said. The doctor smiled. "Boy," ;ie said, "i asked Ginny what she's going, to call him and she said Jim Bishop Frechette." WASHINGTON SCENE Solons Bay at Pork Cul -, J D1XON WASHINGTON -- If you want a cleaner inside picture as to ; Why the House came within one i vote of overriding President '••. Eisenhower's veto of the . $1,215,477,808 Public 'Works : Appropriations ' bill le! me .. sketch in a few details of how •« one member of Congress after another was reminded that Ike was vetoing him out of a pe r .' sonal hunk of pork. "Reminder Squads" ranged up. and down the Capitol attacking the complacency of legislators who were inclined to think the Presidential overriding was none of their personal concern. For instance. Rep. Otto E. Passman, of Louisiana, was in no consumina rage over Mr. Efsenhower's "explanation that he had killed the bill because it was larded with $35,471.549 more pork thanlkedeemedcon- scionable. out they ciog up the rayous. When the "Reminder Squad" got through to him that his bayous .were doomed to stay mindeiT Iffirf' "about his water hyacinths. "Otto," he was told, "has it occurred to you if: the veto is sustained you won't get that half a million dollars to knock off the water lilies inyourbayou?" "They're not water lilies-they're-hyacinths," said the precise legislator. "Well, whatever you call 'em, Ike'? gonna stick you with'em." Rep. Passman feels that water hyacinths have a certain charm gressman was inclined to be patronizing when the "Reminder Squad" galloped up" to him. "The veto does not disturb me," he said loftily. "^ fats. I feel that the President'istobe commended. In these difficult days it is desirable to economize wherever possible. The President has shown fine courage---" "All right--there goes your ^i/c^WASHINGTON E MARCH OF EVENTS = Democrats' Publication Step-- on Touchy Toes Comment on Nixon Trip Brings Heavy Criticism By HKNUY C'ATIM'AUT Central Press Association Washington Writer IJJfCiTOX- -The Democratic party's official organ, the Di'inucratic Digest, has iU.own party fuming, and some Republican quarters all but shouting "treason." The Digest is supposed to reflect official party thinking. It expounds party philosophy and gives the line of attack on Republican activities. So it was that there was a fair amount of 6uriosity over how the publication would treat Vice President Richard Nixon's trip to Russia. The Diaest termed Nixon's Soviet trip a "calculated publicity coup" designed to take the play away from New York's Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller at the Puerto Hico governors' conference, These two men are undoubtedly running as hard as they can for the GOP presidential hom- i ,»»'• **/ ' nation next -vear. It is well known that Rocke- l»MBifcjy • - cr ""P 6 * 1 the governors' conference would be •k ^THata *" °PI" >rluni 'y for him to display his political •& , MB wares to some of the nation's top Republican ^^^ ' ^Hl '* atlers - HILm 'flH However, in the opinion of many leaders of both ^ parties, it was too extreme to put a com- .1.1.1.. __„.,-_,.,, . . ^ Nixon , g senga t[ ona j ac . 'VvTiat sidewalk?" asked the complacent one. "Are you aware that the bill calls for 1200 feet of sidewalk in front of the Federal Building in your home town? 'Unless we override you. can walk in the mud." The legislator joined the overriding pack, baying like a beagle. The public works bill had something in it for every member of House and Senate, if only a culvert under a campaign contributor's ditch. Senator Hiram Kong of Hawaii hasn't been here long enough to distinguish which Senators play baseball, and which play hob, but he had three projects in it. He loses two of them through the economy-mindedness of the titular head of his party. The loudest screams of anguish came from a Northern Representative who was vetoed out of an access road to apolar furnace that hasn't been built yet. (Lamentably, I'm not quite RUhord Nixon warm up T« Sentor the T rts T erally indicate that D apple cart 0 " "^ ^ ° f too " zealous P art y workers could upset "the" Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill are seriously considering taking an, advance look at future pronouncements by the Diuest. • JL-VKMLK DKUNQl'KNCY- Summer time appears to have ii-Z-t' (lelmque " cy time in ma "y Parts of the United States; particularly some of the larger cities. Washington, for instance, has stiffeiert a wave of serious attacks and thefts in recent weeks The public blames it on lax police methods. However, the cops i-to have the real answer. They claim they are understaffed to Hi. the thousands of youths w):o an; free fro;., the disciplines «t«mM i- "I' 6 "f 11 " 11 "^ 1 and ''ave insufficient organized recreational activities .to occupy themselves. An?™ C " PS Say . hvo thin t' s w '" br '"8 the juvenile delinquency rate down--more nohcumc-n cm.the beats, and the reopening of school * * * w fciv*vM.'- K i MA h KI ' :T ,." Tl10 Sh!t '' p rise in stwk prices over th = last and i« irii-in'.^h '«'" T a " y incx ' lcl ' ientc( J Investors into the field, WJd « suing the federal government a new kind of headache -. As inteicst in the imirkc-.t has expanded, un.s.:ni P uloi, s operators have becomb extra a.^uve in their .••forts to fleece the gullible nubUc The Securities and Kx.-han H e commission cluu-ed Vr-itii .nmintaining ••truth" m claims ,,f securities . . JOW to tbe public. Ims bo-,i active than at any Amoteur tjnie since its organization in the miil-lioi.s. Investors ...v,Their activities are .hoMuiK down but '.-ertainlv A Headache no^t^eliminating stock and i«.nd swindler*. ' nfc ""> ct > e **. .. . ^-^ - ll a " .'Onuucting an intensive '' 'ni for new investors. / "••riff is still the best advice for the general - you invest.'' /*. V.'- ".•' • . .. a dozen for "study" of the Rio interested in learning that the Rio Grande is studied more than grammar is. There are members of Congress who ' have taken postgraduate work in studying the Rio Grande, and have nothing to show for it except slightly damp theses. I don't want to mar the Labor Day weekend for anybody, but if 1 were one of the Congressmen who voted to sustain the veto 1 think I would feel a bit apprehensive. Those who voted unsuccessfully to override have ' been heard muttering that they are not going to break tlieir necks next year to push through pork pies for those who voted to sustain. ' It all sound sinisterly vindictive, but when it comes to the Congressional pork barrel, it's the law of the jungle fRY FACTS CUSSIfliDH EDUCATION USA Classes Bigger, Stiffei By LOUIS CASSELS United/Press 'International WASHINGTON (TJPI) - A stronger curriculum, better math and science courses, a stiffer challenge to bright youngsters .... High college tuitions, continuing shortages pf teachdrs and Classrooms, more students than ever before. That's .a 'quick sketch of America's school •iSystenvasit prepares for the fall term; !' •'/*' '• ' . Classes resumed Tuesday in marijf-' communities, and open later this month in others. Counting parents anotteachers.'over half of the nation's P^ulation^witt be affected by the back- tp.sftootebfell; ,-J OtfeWrth of the population will actually be enrolled 10 the student body. ' "-Here's what the scholars, eager and otherwise can expect to find: ;/ dfi E dS?nn nLMEN ?' : VU11 reach/an aUtime high of 46,480,000, an increase of 1,940,000 over last year. The total includes 35,990,000 in-public s; 5.138,000 in Catholic parochial schools; 00 in other private elementary anil high .^r.—i--!s; 3,780,000 in universities; and 260,000 in specialized institutions. • • TEACHERS: A 10 per cent increase in the number of teachers graduated from U.S. colleges last spring will help the situation. But this gain will T krB?y canceled'out ^ risin « enrollment. - -f Education estimates the tnrpllment increases and abandonment of dangerous old buildings will reduce thenetgamto' about 10,000 rooms, leaving a backlog shortage officially estimated at 130,000 rooms. COLLEGES: Will find room for all qualified applicants, including those who panicked last spring when they were tu rned down by the relatively few big-name schools that are real.y operating , at capacity. Tuition charges will be higher in many private and some public institutions as colleges struggle to raise faculty salines to a level that will halt the-steady exodus of top-flight teachers into tetefrpaymfcm'duftriaUqbsoil^ Lj-^.^s A<^DEM!c STANDARDS: Should be dis'cernibly imprqved in many high-Schools. Educators, stung by last year's widespread public criticism of •snap course" offerings, will be in a mood to ' on this year Efforts by the National Education Association and other professional organizations will be re iiectea .uiTgreater-attentien-totalented student who fteed :theJstimulus of hard work in order t< • "s^,r~''ljru—TJ"",' , the National Education"Assn~hinks is closer to 135,000. CLASSROOMS: Space will stillbeatapremiurri n most school districts, despite the 68,440 new •lassrooms build since last September " •- —. M»*.Qk» *»h*l/ll !U»l3 L.<EC4] -_. .,_. „. „„,„„ oltal s, including Little Rock, Ark and several Virginia communities where It was bitterly; tiesisted last year. '• But the vast majority of whiteandNegrochlldren in the states of the .Deep South will continue to attend separate schools STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS letters Against Session By VERN SANFORD .-, ' Texas Press Association" AUSTIN, Tex.'-'- People who have been writing Gov. Price Daniel in the past few weeks say "no more taxes, please." In mid-August the governor announced he would call a special session to raise money for higher teacher pay only if the people demanded it, He said he also wanted to find out how legislators felt after they had had a chance to be home a while and talk with the folks in their districts. ' In the weeksthathavetranspired.therehasbeen a heavy volume of mail running strongly against the special session idea. Lawmakers also are taking a dim view of being called fora fifth round of money hunting. Whether thjs means that prospects for a teacher pay session-are out remains to be seen. It could mean only that theteachers, theirfamilies. friends and other school-minded peoplehavebeen too busy with "back to school" work to get their letters off ' FELT -- Perhaps the reason many Texans weren't eager to have another tax session was they they were beginning to feel the bite of new: taxes already passed this year State Treasurer Jesse James' report shows that many stocked up on cigarettes and liquor during August, before higher taxes on these items became effective in September. Sale of liquor and cigarette tax stamps soared to $5,227,642 in August. •"•'-'-•« •»- •«»•• • No statistics are available for the pre-tax selling of items which got hit for thc first time. But heavy advertising campaign? indicated that merchants hoped buyers would clear their stores during August of such items as air conditioners in order to avoid the 3 per cent sales tax. governor defends veto—Governor Daniel's office has suggested that the State HospitalBoard tap its $1,200.000 emergency fund w eliminate any tire hazard to the 800 oldsters housed in the Confederate Home in Austin. Governor Daniel vetoed a legislativeappropria- tion to build new quarters for these patients. His action brought some reactions of surprise and criticism. State Hospital system's safely officer wa* quoted as labeling the 50-year-old frame buildings as "definite fire hazards." A spokesman for the gqvernor retorted that the ippropriation the governor scratched would not ave . emptied the Confederate Home. He said it ould have provided quarters for only about 300 He suggested the State Hospital Board use its emergency funds to re-dour,),. sa fety precautions lor the old folks. I LONG TIME, NO I'At - Legislative employes will have to wait until Nov. 4 to get their next pay check. In its last special session the Legislature approved a $330,000 fund transfer for these between- sessions expenses by voice vote. But all bills not passed by -a two-thirds record vote cannot take effect until 90 days afterthesessionends. Hence, the November date for this action. Legislature also appropriated $1,000,000 for legislative expenses, but this was vetoed by the governor. He said he felt they could get along on the $330,000. Arrangements were being made for 20 House and Senate employes, who've missed twopaydays now, to get low interest loans from loan companies. ATTENTION. ALL BOAT OWNERS -StateHigh- way Department has announced that registration and licensing of boats under the new water safety act will begin next month. Boat owners will have until March 1.1960, to get their certificates and identification numbers. Forms now are being printed and will be distributed to boat dealers, county offices, Highway Department Offices and other public offices. Cost of the licenses will vary with the size of the craft. Here is the scale: Boats under 16 feet in length. $1; 16 to 26 feel, $5; 26 to 40 feet. $10j 40 feet or more, $12.50. Boats, regardless of length, if equipped with a 10 hp motor or less, will be exempt from the tax as well as the numbering provision of the law BRAZOSPORT FACTS E«rtBLl«RED »1| 'AMES I. NABOBS.... '-ENX HEATH ... Oorie ROrom Adr^riuini M*n»rrr •obnli D«nfbj- E. E. CTt») Hrndrlx Miniflni Editor cirruIiHon Muitinr SHI McM-j.-rur Bcrnlce EWtr swirtt Ertitor otllee Minufr Pubilrterl. tat,, Wl t. tul 'A»«.. frMporf. T»V«* J»'n«i s. Kibori, Prtilftrat, cluiUlril »d»nlilnf <i t . nirtownl o«n I ..m. le W noon !«turd«ri. doled dun. c"*BE* wm'' **""' ' r """' clM '" lel) admtuim. World >|dr newi c««r«j«~l>i United Pr«i Member of Te«i Dtll? Preii Aiiocittion, TIIU Prt» AMOGiiHon. Represented n«Uon»lljr by Texai Ntwaptorr nepreitnlktlvei. Int., P o Boi 201 Bivtnwn T»*H. KouilM CA t-3B43. ' "JHIWI. ie««. 'atTBsaupnpir SATES By cftrner. DtUy *ad aundai only. 11.13 per tnoclh. hjul rt nbtcrlMlon rilii tn adruef. Entered ti itcond clui miller Utrch n. Ilil, 11 thi tt"iSr' l i I"f.',' n P °" ° 1 "" 1 "'"'"' lhe *" "' Co'*"" jaaiCQ i, U70, . KDITOR Mprrli freinam Mrrhimul Su D.UT n mllj TELEVISION fcHANXW. 0 »' KI'RC-TV *• I. CK*N«CT. XHOU-TV If CHANNKL «* IT KTRK-TV I* 0 Mnvle M a 1 1 n r « — "CounnM tw Crime," Otto _ _ 5iSO (D News, Sports (B Suprrmnn _ f:tS O Huntrcy-Brinidey _ _ ID DOUR Edwards, Now» MONDAY " ' !00 8!lS «:SO : Llfc of rtlley Ncws,_\Veathcr John Daly, News "B Bueknkln — A teacher In tcMted when a bully Insults hl» wife; repeat ID Afan \\'llhout -a Gun iB Name That Tune — •'" Start of new season; Vlr- • jlnla Anselo, from Tyler, _^_^ Texas, pif st 1:W B~RcKtiei»i Oun — "Shu- . e*-(tuntUhter fot* trua- alnf tor Bonrtfr; rtifniiit ID The Texsn-A iheriff uses the law to levy criiv pllng (IneB on a town (B Jungle Jim 7:50 B Tales (it Wells Varna ^ '—Start nf nt^w KfHion: " "YounK 'I''" llardlf," the agent walla lnrlrti>"'« from his youth ffl Father Kmnvs Best — A gardener helps provide entertainment for n convention; repent ID John liiiiilhcr s IliRli Road--Debut; an adventure-travel xorips on a variety of sohjents, with John Gunthcr, host; "Song of the Congo," a search tot dancers for the African Ballet <tM B Peter Gunn — "T h • •311ml Pianist," nicaard Ney; a blind man Is a wit->lo a murder; repeal (D Frontier Justice — "A Time to . Live," Ralph Meeker, Julie London; a man bent on revenge geta unexpected aid; repeat B) Top '"Plays- 1 -"Mr Onion," William Bendlx, Dorothy Malone *!30 B Alcoa Theatre — "Man of Hl» House." Brandoi De WHde, Afrnen Moorehead; i 14-j-ear-old bo'j hag trouble when he take* over a blf ranch; repeat 01 Joseph Gotten Show-' ~t"False Alftcm," Jack Car """son,' Janlc"e''Rule, Josepr-i- Wj»eman;• a cab-driver is induced t ,to aid "a rob, bery; repeiit^.. *^ * ^ O' S|ierlK ;6f. Cocntse : ' •i"" O Artmur Murray Party —Whltey FcfrdV Norm Sle- ,' b*r», .-"Andy Carey, Bob t Cerv; repeat; COLOR fflDcsilu '.Playhouse — "Shootout at Sundown," Barry; Sulltyftn, CllH Rob- l~*rtsbn, Patrtcia' Barry'; a • bounty hunter and hh prin> oner are larget* *r-«;Ml|.. or; repeat .•-' ,/v..';, K O) 77 Sutaet S.tfl|» V "rX)wnboaf," JJirtWi Gtt* ncr, James Bacon, John; ny Grant; Ralley lnMi.hti license and h)» <H(mtf« following a chart* fit MdK lion; rtp««t ^; • • q '' B Ten-rour : ; •'•,' , B Deadilno -7-, "• HI • k« Screen," a *«HM «i flr*« dUrt In a clly ' _ Night KdlHgt|-.jgi<i| ' . 10:15 O Jack P«ar--JqJy 81- limp, guest hoit; PttCir- roll, Red Buttont, jLti Gardner, Sandy Sttw«r\ 'Onlfer Jimmy Dtmmt lo) nN«w», ID Movlctlme— "Th« ,Bn- chanted Cottaie," , DWro- thy McGuIre, Robirt Y&ung; Herbert Mtrshall; the polpunt romance between a homely: girt fa\A _ a wcrtinded veltrtn 10:411 B MOM ThMtr»~"/*if pkim and tfm," Gljitt Jolun, Jack BuchauM).* lender • hearM w • ' M a • marriei her Bance'i potr playwright Meat _ iltn» Q Ijitc Show— "TN ThlP. teenth M*n," WeMwi Ray. bum, Inei Oourtnw: der my«tery IB Janet Ptan 1»:I5 B Nauithly Marietta _ _5£E.SDAY MORNIMQ Tlm», Chaiuiel, ' 1 1*0 B Oeorfc Roeuwr. a G«t Up Timt T:M B Today-A tfc« X15 rock* IW Ulk annlT tfeo ataktai or Ca»tl* Qt Animated OocK TlM S Romper Room r- - --- I Morning Edition N«w« 1:0* B Morning New* . (B Soundtrack »:!» a C»pt tfangatboT" 1:00 B Dough B« Ml " ID Iff a Great Lit* t:M 8 Treasure Bat- ID Sam L«v« 10:00 B Price b ffl I Love Luey Mitt O Coaoentralte ~ D Top Dollar' B Tte T« IXu«h ~ S Love ot LUt Tumbleveefl Tlm« -UM.B.B OeuM B ' C Search tor. T!» 11 M CI Guiding Light ».'** I News at Noen I Acrou tht Board «U» ID Woman's World" Try and Stop Me -By BENNETT CERF- ARDENT COWBOY-not the TV variety-galloped up - to his lady lovo in a cloud of dust,' dismounted and declared. "Dearest f! o£ mine, I've ridden over 60 miles of desert just achin' to get here." "Goodness me," breathed the lady love, "you must be luckc-K.fl o'ut. Sit yourself down." "Nothing d o i n g," de- murrcd the cowboy. "That's where I'm achin'." A courtroom trick claimed as original by district attorneys in eight different states concerns the trial of a young man accused of murdering his sweetheart. "•-•-•- \tr hndy was Undiscovered, so the 1-1 . Only one Dors,,!, in the courtroom didn't xvhccl around to W,k lowi-rd the d.K,r - the defendant. The D.A »t thi vculul In- wiinlp.1: murder in the first DAILY ACROSS 1. Stuff 9. Sloping roadway 9. Subtle emanatlor 10. Winglike 11. Pier 12. Minded 14. Grayish 15. Cutting . utensil 16. Mother 17. Iiland off South Jutland IB. Alcoholic beverage 20. .Black and, blue mark 23. Squarish 2<. Opening of noae 26. Tatters 28. Offer 31. Blunder 32. Viper 33. Muiic note 94. Culture media 36. Raise 38. Float* 39. Infanta 40. A vein (anat.) 41. Leave out 42. Founder of Christian Bcltnce 43. Foundation DOWN l.BetrajH ' by Brutus I CROSSWORD 2. Naomi's datightrr-ln. law (Bib.) 3. Greenwich Vlllagc-lsh 4. Month 5. Frame, works 6. Mr. Ladd 1 , actor 7. Flower 8. To put before 11. Door side 13. Disavow 17. Donkey 18. People of Latvia 21. Not marked 22. Bom. bycld moths 23. Storage area 25. Twilled ftbrio 26. Breed 27. A Greek of Argoi 29. Worn out with age, 30. Itodentx 32. Analyze, as ore Saturday', AaiWW 35. Tear 36. Tibetan . priest 37.Wadlnf bird 39. Mr. Hope, comedian

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