The Paris News from Paris, Texas on October 12, 1960 · Page 1
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INDEX Comics .. Editorials Hospitals . Markets . .6 Sports J) :« TVLpg.,. ..8 2 Want Ads 13 2 Women's News 5 HAVE YOU GIVEN TOLAMAkFUND? 91 it YEAR. NO. 85 AP Leased Wire—Price 5c PARIS, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 12, 1960 FOURTEEN PAGES ESTAiLliHID "U DAY" RESULTS—Ted Hatcher paints the United Fund Red Feather on the Plaza upwards to the 80 per cent mark Wednesday morning as part of the "U Day" activities. Lee Denton, Jr., one of the drivers of the National Guard jeep used to transport workers and pledge cards, stands by to rush Hatcher back to the office. (Paris News Staff Photo) V Day' Push Gets $5,000 • * The United Fund campaign office on Lamar Avenue was the scene of bustling activity Wednesday morning as "U Day" burst into full swing. At press time Wednesday, workers had collected over S5.000 pushing the drive well over the 80 per Clarksyille Woman Dies In Wreck CLARKSVILLE — Death claimed the life of a 42-year-old Clarksville woman, Mrs. George Parks, at 3:10 hero Tuesday afternoon when her pickup collide d head-on with an Auto-Car cliesel truck. According to police, Mrs. Parks was coming into Clarksville o n Highway 82 when her 1950 Chevrolet pickup left the road 400 feet inside the city limits, traveled ISO feet astraddle the curb, and swerved back into the highw a y hitting head-on the side of the truck's call. The driver of the truck, Howard Lee McCollum, 1808 Freder i c a Drive, Orlando, Florida, said that lie hugged the curb on his side of the road as closely as possible but that the crash was inevitable. Mrs. Pnrks was dead on arrival at Red Hiver County Hospital in Clarksville. She is survived by her husband and two children, Allan, 11, and Carolyn, 9. Funeral arrangements arc pending at Clarksville Funeral Home. McCollum was accompanied by his wife, and neither one was in : jurcd. Funeral services Tor Mrs. Parks will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Clarksville. The Clarksville Fun e r a 1 Home will make burial at Fairview Cemetery. The cause of the accident has not yet been determined. —TRENT DEHONEY. cent mark. Contributions we r e still pouring in. Officials were already terming "U Day" a success mainly because of the enthusiastic response shown by donors and volunteer workers. The drive total at noon was $59,414.62 toward the goal of $74.850. Much curosity was aroused in the downtown area by a Paris Police Department patrol car and a jeep from the local Nation a 1 Guard unit, both equipped w i t h sirens. The vehicles were used to pick up worked and unworked pledge cards. Those unworked cards retrieved from lagging workers were turned over to willing volunteers and worked.) Seven telephones were installed in the campaign office and manned by division chairmen contacting workers and possible donors. Some long distance calls were made to those Parisians out o f town. Workers were awaiting contri butions from the Area Division at noon. Several had notified the of- See PUSH Page 2, Col. 2 WORLD SERIES { PLAY-BY-PLAY ] ;; ON PAGE 9 ', The World Series rivaled the ^.presidential horse race for the' ',* nation's top attention today, ! | And The Paris News brings f ; you a complete account of to>« day's sixth game of the World' sSeries on Page 9 —almost as >" soon as the last man is out. V The wire was kept open to„, day to give you the inning-by*|inning account and box score.,, >We hope you'll enjoy the up-i sit to-the-minute coverage. Student Assassinates Jap Socialist Party Chairman Friend of Commies Stabbed During Talk throng of ( 10,000 TOKYO (AP)-A fanatic right- wing student today assassinated the Socialist party chairman, Inejiro Asanuma, an avowed friend of Communist China and the militant leader of Japanese opposition to the U. S.-Japan alliance. The assassin, a slender Otaya Yamaguchi, 17, stabbed Asanuma twice with a foot-long sword as Asanuma spoke to a political forum on clean campaign practices. Members of the audience hurled the youth to the floor and carried him off to police headquarters. A leftist marched on police headquarters and then on the official residence of Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda, demanding Ikeda's resignation. They shouted "Down with terrorism." A few of the marchers broke windows in an ineffectual attempt to break into police headquarters but otherwise there was no violence. The demonstrators began to disperse after a Cabinet official received leaders of the leftist labor federation Sohyo and told them the government would proceed with firmness. Police reported that the young killer confessed he had plotted the assassination for the past three days and said he had no accomplice. Police said hr told them Asanuma was a traitor who was trying to sell Japan to the Communists, munists. Asanuma was hurried to a hospital where he died of two chest wounds, one of them close to the heart. The assassin was a former member of the ultranationalist Greater Japan Patriotic Society. Members of the extremist Zen gakuren Student Association and AT WACO HST Raps 'Lies About Religion WACO (AP)—Former President Harry Truman Tuesday night delivered what the Democrats hope will be the knockout punch against attacks on presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's religion. In an unusually serious mood, he told a crowd that gave approval 24 times with handclaps that "in- SHIVERS HITS JACK OVER QUEMOY ISSUE HOUSTON (AP) — Sen. John F. Kennedy "has told the Chinese Reels they can have Quemoy and Malsu the day he is sworn in as president," former Gov. Allan Shivers told a political gathering hero Tuesday night. "I don't want a president who will invite the enemies of freedom to gobble up another slice—even a little slice—of free territory," Shivers said in a speech that was carried on 15 Texas television stations. H^ spoke at a S5 a plate dinner on behalf of a group called the ONE DIED— A Clarksville woman, Mrs. George Parks', died in this,wreckage of her pickup in Clarksville Tuesday afternoon. It collided with a heavy trailer- truck at 3:10 p.m. (Special Staff Photo by Trent Dohoney). Texas Democrats for Nixon-Lodge. Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge arc the Republican candidates for president and vice president. Shivers, a Democrat, supported President Eisenhower in 11)52 and 1956. "Last Friday night we saw and heard Senator Kennedy face the nation on television and repeat something: he has said before: The Chinese nationalist islands of Quemoy and Matsu could not and should not be defended against Red Chinese attack," Shivers said. "As I listened with a cold chill of apprehension, I seemed to hear another voice from the past saying 'Korea is outside the perimeter of our defenses,"' Shivers said. Shivers said Kennedy has consistently been against the best interests of Texas. He quoted Kennedy's voting record on such issues as the oil depletion allowance and state ownership of the tidelands. Shivers said Kennedy has achieved a "perfect" voting record for the past three years, "Perfect, that is, on the score sheets of the radical Americrfns for Democratic Action." WEATHER NORTHEAST T K X A S. — Partly cloudy and warm through Tliursclny. Chance of scattered ttiundershnwers Thursday. Low tonight BO to 65. High Thursdny 82 to flfl. OKLAHOMA. — Scattered showers and thunderstorms west and central portions today nnd toniRlit, central and east portions Thursday, LOCAL.—U.S. Weather Bureau information for the 24-hour period to 8 a.m. Wednesday, courtesy of Ob- Kfirver' W J. Thomas. High temperature, 85, .Low and overnight low, 62. nainfnll to date this year, 46.83 Inches. Rainfall to this date last year, 40.24 Inches, Humldllv 88 percent, rising. Barometer M.li and nuendoes and downright lies" are being used to arouse religious prejudice. "I say to you this is un-American, It makes me sick and it makes me want to fight and that is what I am doing," Truman said. Truman, on stage with House Speaker Sam Raybum and Sen. Ralph Yarborough, while Texas vise presidential nominee S en. Lyndon Johnson stumped t h e South, devoted more than half his 30 minute speech to the question of religion. The setting was in a Central Texas area heavily populated by Baptists, like Truman, Rayburn and Yarborough. Many Baptist ministers and other non-Caiholic clergymen have openly questioned Kennedy's qual ificntion to serve as president in view of his Catholic religion. "I think that Jack Kennedy has responded very well to the attacks on his religion," Truman said. "He has answered all treasonable questions with patience, with dignity and candor." He said Kennedy made it perfectly clear at Houston, "if it ever needed to be made clear, that he will exercise his duties as president of the United States free from interference from the Catholic church. If anyone had any honest doubts about this question, it seems to me that those doubts ought to be completely satisfied by this time." of the big left-wing labor federation Soliyo—Asa^uma's comrades- in-arms in demonstrations against the new U.S. -Japan security treaty last spring—led the march on the station. They carried placards proclaiming "Down with the Ikeda Cabinet which killed Asanuma" and "Don't permit terrorism." It was the first major political murder in 24 years in a country where "government by assassination" was prevalent before World War II. But it was the third political stabbing by a rightist fanatic in four months—the other victims recovered — and it raised fears that ultranationalist terrorism once again is becoming a major factor in political life. Asanuma, 81, was in the midst of a speech when Yamaguchi rushed from the left side of the stage and struck twice with his sword. Asanuma staggered two or three steps, held, his chest, mum bled some words and collapsed on the blood-spattered stage. Lumumba Fans Stone European Drivers Today LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (AP)—Scores of Patrice Lumum ba's supporters, barred from visit ing the deposed premier at his guarded residence, took out their anger on white motorists in this tense capital today. Europeans driving by; Lumum ba's luxurious villa ran into a hail of stones from a crowd of Congolese massed in the area. No damages or serious injuries were reported in these and other spo radio incidents, but hostility toward white residents apparently was on the rise. While opposing soldiers facec each other around the Lumumba residence, the Congo's ruling gov ernment commission pondered the next move in its efforts to arresi the ousted premier. The commission Tuesday threatened an army uprising unless U. N. forces hand over Lumumba Machinegunners of Ghana's U.N. contingent ountcd a protective guard around the contro versial ex-premier and preventer Ihe execution of the arrest warrant for Lumumba signed by President Joseph Kasavubu. Congo army troops formed an outer cordon around Lumumba's residence, keeping him a prisoner inside while the government commission and the U.N. Commanc ^^^ the paris poll f The''bearded bard ; of Havana, Fidel Castro, has insulted the"* United States repeatedly from the safety: of Cuba's shores. So today's question concerns — "What do you think the U. S. should do about the Castro 'and the Cuban situation?" =-,. Paris feels this way about it — * ff ff R. F. EDWARDS, retired history, economics and civics teacher at Paris High — "I think we should go slow-about making any move. The Cubans, can't pay for the property they're taking over. If the situation goes on, we can move in and take over their customs offices and make' them pay taxes on this property and they couldn't manage to do it." * «= # T. D. WELLS, Paris attorney and former Naval officer — "I think the United States should maintain a very firm policy with Castro toward the end that no Communist state or nation would be allowed under any circumstances, conditions or subterfuges, to construct or erect any military or naval: base or landing pad for rockets or other aerial missiles or to train troops or to infiltrate this country with provocateurs and agents. The integrity of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay should be maintained at all costs." * * *.• DEWEY MILLER, jeweler— "I think if we let the situation continue, the people of Cuba in time will solve, the .problem: There are a good many of them who are not in. sympathy with Castro." * * * LEON MOORE, paint contractor—- "We have too many more important issues coming up at the present time. Anyhow, Castro is mentally sick and should be placed in a clinic." * * '' f ' • . .. " • • W. H. LOGEE, optician— "Well, the smartest thing • we can- do is use economic sanctions against them. As for military op-' erations against them—No. The economic "sanctions would do more to hurt them without starting a 'hate: the''U.,S.' campaign, among the Latin Americans.'" ,". __. ''"';'.' ' * *~ '* ..,.-•-<• •- . WALTER SHERILL, Paris— "Castro is one man I definitely do not like. And, something must be done.about him and the situation in Cuba. But, what can we do? About the onlyJhing, I think, that can be done is to let that situation take care of it- ; self." * * * MELVIN TH1ELMAN, barber— "The United States should tell him to shut up before he takes the U. S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay." * * 1» ' ' ' , , :'.:'" M. G. WILLIAMS, shoe shop owner-operator— "I think we should keep a firm hand on the situation in Cuba and not'let Russia get hold of it. It's too close for comfort." CASTSO Tornadoes Do Damage In Western Panhandle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tornadoes spawned during a widespread weather disturbance tore apart grain elevators, trailer Defector Fails To Bother Mr. K NEW YORK (AP)—Soviet Premier Khrushchev said today it is all right with him if n Soviet sailor defector stays in the United Stales. "If he had approached me—T was on the same ship—I would even have furnished him with somo money for the first period until lie finds a job," Khrushchev said. The Kremlin leader, in a sidewalk news conference, talked about (ho case of Victor Jaani- mcts, 29, the Soviet sailor from the passenger ship Baltika who asked for political asylum Monday night. and hail up to two inches in. di ameter accompanied the torna does. The first tornado hit about li miles southwest of Friona nea drive-in wrangled over his fate. : Justin Bombook, head of the commission appointed by army chief Col. Joseph Mobutu, renewed demands upon the U. N. Command Tuesday night for permission to serve an arrest warrant and said Congolese troops intended to fake Lumumba into custody Anv U.N. interference, he said, would set off an army uprising throughout the Congo, and this "could start a war in the Congo and a world war." homes and two dnve-m ineaierb Tuesday night in the western section of the Texas Panhandle. Damage was estimated by the Department of Public Safety at about $400,000. Only one person was reported injured— Floyd Dameron, 45, of Friona who suffered a broken shoulder when his truck was blown over. The twisters hit' three times at the towr of Friona and outs i d e Bovina in the sparsely populated section of the Panhandle. Rain Bovina. Then it struck on the west side of -Fr and tore into anoth across U.S. 60. Six tr were wrecked and , thr< in the area. The editor of the F Dave .McReynolds, w tornado approach. He damage to the first d ater at $65,000. to $7a,0 Most of the dollar d done to three govern See TORNADOES. Pi AFTER SETBACK Khrush Risks Another Los InUNFiaht UNITED NATIONS,'N. Y. (AP) —Premier Khrushchev,; stung by a steamroller setback in the U.N. General Assembly, was expected o return today to oratorical bat- :lefront where he faces another a a succession of painful defeats. A high Soviet source said Khrushchev likely .would be on'.hand 'or the afternoon session to press :iis dem-and that the full assembly discuss his charge of U. S. aggression with regard to. intelligence plane flights. The Soviet chief appeared to be gripped by an almost -apoplectic 'ury when the disarmament .vote went heavily against him. He openly talked of rockets, -jnd .war, . Time is Limning out for. him — unless he changes his mind about flying back to Moscow Thursday night. He has been beaten down repeatedly in. the General Assembly, the latest .setback, coming Tuesday, ,' night in spite of > a - raging, threatening '' speech demanding [hat .disarmament be. debated at once by the.assembly without preliminary, committee; consideration. The 99-nation assembly voted 54-13 with 31, abstentions against Khrushchev's demand. Then- it voted 61-12 With 24 abstentions to debate the issue in the Political Committee. Voting with the Soviet bloc on the first, question. • were Afghanistan,; Mali and fellow-tniv> eling Guinea and Cuba._''Afghanistan abstained on the second vote. .Today the "assembly discussed' Soviet' demands to bypass-...committee consideration of two. mor« Soviet resolutions. ' . Ladonia Couple Killed in Crash MCKINNE Y L-n — A two-c a r accident at a Collin County intersection killed three .persons ;ancl critically injured a fourth ! a t'e- Tuesday. .' . ' The dead are R. M. Davis, 54, and his wife,'50, both of • Ladonia", and Miss Thelma Brookins, 50, of .Trenton. . : ' : . :' Miss Brookins' sister, Mrs. Lucille Streman, 45, was reported in critical condition. Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Davis v.'ill be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church,, .Ladonia, with burial in'Mt. Car- rriel Cemetery by Delta Funer a.I Home. i Mr. Davis, a farmer-stockman 01 the Ladonia area, leaves h i s mother,. Mr.s. T.Y. Davis, .Ladonia; a son,- IL S. ; Davis, San Antonio; a daughter, Mrs. B. J. Grant, Garland, and two gr a n d- chtldren; five brothers and five sisters. . His wife's surviv o r s besides their two children'..and, grandchildren include her parents, ]Mr. and Mrs. 0. N. Savage,. Wolfe City, HERE NOVEMBER 5 P JC Homecomin g to Honor Retiring College President Paris Junior College Ex- Students this week announced plans to dedicate annual Homecoming activities No- vcmbcr 5 to the man who is synonymous with the college in their hearts and minds— Dr. J. R. McLemore, college president, who has announced to the Board of Regents that he will retire next summer. The appreciation idea has mushroomed into committees working out details along the theme "35 Dedicated Yea r s Honoring Dr. J. R. McLc- more." He has spent 35 years at the college, 32 of which lie has served as president. Climax of the apprcci.it i on events for Dr. McLemore will be at lialftimc of the Homecoming football game with Tyler Junior .College, when a special field presentation will be made. Dr. W. L. Kelley, president of the Ex-Students Association, will make the special presentation. Also on the field at this time wili be members of the PJC Board of Regents. Dean Burton Mason and Miss Rena Smith, who has the longest service record on the PJC faculty. B. P. Denney has been elected chairman of the appreciation steering committee after Mre.' Minor Beavis served as temporary chairman.'Other chairmen are: Publicity, to work with the regular publicity committee for Homecoming: Mrs. Bill ' Thompson, Ralph Webb, Thomas Steely, Mrs. J. C. Cokcr, Mrs. Eugene Thiel- man, Mike Walker and Jerry Stewart. Field presentation: Mr. Denney, Mrs. Louis Williams, Miss Marijo 'Oliver, Miss Rena Smith, Raymond Wunsch, Jack Bank-head and T homas Steely. Band Formation: Harold: Gore, chairman, Mrs. E a rl Brown and Tommy Duncan. The McLemo're appreciation theme will be followed through the traditional Homecoming events on November 5. These include a downtown parade at 4 p.m., a combined registration period, reception'and barbecue dinner from 5 to 7:15 p.m.; the football game at 7:30 p.m., with presentation of the Homecoming queen and the special ceremony honor- See HONOR Page 2; Col 3 DR. J, K. McLEMORC » • tM> DC

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