The Paris News from Paris, Texas on March 5, 1959 · Page 1
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INDEX Comics Editorials Hadio Programs . Speculati.Y 12 . 8 5 .T Sports . . T V Log . . Want. Ads Wometm News 9 9 . .. 19 6 SINCE JAN. 1, 1959, IN LAMAR COUNTY Traffic Injuries S Traffic Deaths •« 89th YEAR. NO. 207 AP Leased Wire—Pric* 5e PARIS, TRXAS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 5, 1959 TWENTY PAGES ESTABLISHED 1869 Two Fires Claim 24 Lives In Delinquent Dorm, Hotel 21 Negro Youths Dead in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. fAP)-Fire roared through a locked dormitory at the State Training School for Delinquent Negro Boys at nearby WrightsviHe early today. At least 21 youths died, and fire b ro ke out. the charred remains of the 20- year-old building. A vocational teacher who normally slept in the building was in the hospital at the time the fire Gecrge Williamson, 16. a sur- officials said they feared others mig.u have perished- ( vivofi said . ..j hgard screamin . g Tne blaze broke out before dawn and hollering. There was smoke Khrush May Delay Limit Guests Escape In Frenzy j and destroyed the brick and frame structure which housed 68 inmates. Survivors escaped by kicking o;it windows which were covered all over. I couldn't see anything. I found a window and got out." Faubus appeared grim as he surveyed the glowing rubble. "I inspected this school a year HAZLETON. Ps. (* —Screaming in terror, guests shinnied down , cables or climbed or were borne LEIPZIG, East Germany f AP) i at a luncheon given oy tne mayor i ^own fire ladders early today as —Soviet Premier Xikita! of Leipzig. j flames rased' up an elevator shaft chev said today he is prepared; LEIPZIG, East Germany i.APKof the five-story Gary Hotel. Authorities said there were 3 known de-ad, 2 other persons tin- West negotiations are under wayij s h House of Commons and a dep-! accounted for and 2 more critical- then. Khrushche , . to postpone the May 27 deadline; —The question was brought u;-. by j on Berlin— provided fruitful East-j] an Mikardo, member of the Brit- 'kn the May 27: with heavy -gauge, double screens ago anc j f ounc j ; t safe," the gover designed to prevent escapes. j nor sajc ] the fj rst t j me any- CHARTER AMENDMENTS ON WAY—City Clerk Hubert Kennemer checks copies of the proposed amendments to the Paris city charter—to be submitted to voters in the April 7 city election—before mailing to the 5,685 eligible voters in the city. The preparation and mailing of amendments—required by the charter —cost the city $627.40, including $227.40 for mailing. (Paris News Staff Photo). VALLEY PELTED Cooper, Ladonia Struck By Wind Thunderstorms on the edge of a tornado alert pel'.ed a wide area of Kcd River Valley Wednesday night after high wind.? struck with damaging force in Cooper and Ladonia. Rains ranged from a half to two and a half inches over Lamar County. Thn only damage seen early Thursday was a couple of television antennas toppled south of Petty. In Cooper, a large warehouse Kidnaped Baby Is Found Safe ONTARIO, Calif. (AP)—A kid- naped infant was found safe Wodne.-day night in the arms of a chunky, 37-year-old woman who admitted taking him from his crib while she was babysitting five day? ago. Uelty Jean Yocom retreated to the bathroom of her darkened homo 10 miles from Ontario when! she henrd FP.I agents kicking in i the door Ilu.'T-jcd to her bosom' was ii-week-old Eric Lain Flores. j In =1 !'<•<!r<v>m flit' agents -found | a brand new bassinet and bottle 1 i stori'.:/.er .ind other indications' that Mrs. Yocom had lavished a j fri! 1 -! rated maternal love on another womaiis child. The Iwhy. ill with a cold when he was taken from beside his was unroofed, outbuilding blown over and several residences damaged by winds between 9:30 and 10 p.m. Several home.; in Ladonia sus- j tained roof damage and '.he roof on the Delta Funeral Home was partially blown away by winds j that struck the town around 10:30 ! p.m. No injuries were reported, Firemen and a Texas Power & Light Co. crew were called to the Cooper Feed & Supply Co. plant in west Cooper after electric power linos were blown to 'he ground and posed a fire threat for a brief time. Half the roof on a !!0 by 120 foot warehouse structure was blown away at the Feed & Supply plant. Hoofs of two smaller buildings were blown across the street. Guy Ray and Harry Hartley own the firm. Kay .--aid there was li'.tle in the warehouse for rain lo damage. He said the office clock stopped at !i:40 when there was a power failure in the area. The power line was cut into by See COOPER Pago 2, Col. 2 Winter Gallops Back Info State On High Winds By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Old Man Winter, galloping back into Texas witi snow and wild, damaging winds, kept a chilly grip on most of the state Thursday. About 12 bodies were found piled up in one spot. Apparently they died trying to get out. The 21 bodies which were recovered were burned beyond recognition. There were 63 inma'.es in the brick and frame structure. The survivors escaped by kicking out windows and screens. Doors to the big one-story building were locked. Gov. Orval E. Faubus, who went to the scene as soon as he heard of the fire, said the doors should not have been barred and there should have been an adult in the building. Faubus said an investigation would be made. Origin of the blaze that destroyed the dormitory within an hour could not be determined immediately. Faubus said he had been told there was an electrical | storm at the time. • The dazed survivors, ranging in age from 14 to 17. wandered about id. firemen, sheriffs officers, and prisoners from a nearby penal uty chairman of the British Labor ! ^ iiurt party. j At least 24 persons were taken treatment of thing like this has happened at such an instituiion in Arkansas." First reports said 21 boys were missing but the figure was revised after a roll call was taken. ON 1 BERLIN CRISIS date might be postponed until j Mikardo a , ked Khrushchev what i to hospitals June 27 "or maybe July 27. We, he ]neant to do about the M 27 j burns, cuts, smoke poisoning and IT-/I in f.n Vntr-f^* " . ... 1 eVin *"»!»*. are in no hurry. He cited an old Russian saying: deadline. Khrushchev noted that the West ] • shock- register of the 100-room. 75- Never count your chickens until. has be£ , n calling the _ May 27 dead .jyear-old hotel in Hazleton's busi autumn." The Sonet Premier made line an ultimatum. i ness district showed a listing of 61 , , "That is not true, Khrushchev j pe " oas remarks in an impromptu speech ( saic] | Two of the dead were removed Then came his remarks about aif~ n , a / l f lhe f l re b /°, ke ouL A bod >" * as ™^ lat( ?r. front wail of the hotel Hike in Defense Measures Seen By JOHN M. WASHINGTON postponement. He warned again that the Soviet i Union will sign a separate peace I ™" a P? e f {," l ° he f ps of . rubble - treatv with Communist East Ger- ^ l h ^. sfht . th , e ^<>. «"f?mg per- y if the West refuses to sign ™ ffnt be dead ln fas WT<?ck " peace treaty with all of Germany. Khrushchev also warned the West against using force on the Communist world. "Whoever bumps us with his el-j HIGHTOWER the late spring or early summer bow will break it." he said. ( AP) — An increase in U.S. and Allied defense. measures is foreseen by officials j that kind of situation and say privately the Western Al-j He said the Soviet demand for a lies must be in position to handle! peace treaty was made urgent by I - — - J «.Mi»*jJ«-« vv* vj **-J iJH i_\. UJ «JIV, ; the fact tnat nearly 14 years have coate d hoses resulting from Victims fled from the flaming building their night clothes ablaze. Others stood and sat dazed in the street as 100 firemen from four companies fought the raging fire for more than two hours. Efforts to control the blaze were hampered by icy streets and ice the who predict tensions will mount over the next few months between the Soviet Union and the western j powers. In spite of moves on both sides toward negotiation. Washington authorities are confident that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev- One possible move reported un-| el _ap3ed since the end of World j biting 23 degree weather, der consideration at high levels j ^ ar High winds with gusts up to 53 ! farm'tried tnqiiench the smoulder-1 intends lo put on much more pres- miles per hour kicked up dust in ' ' weather across the Panhandle. ing ruins of the dormitory. sure to get the Western powers To,<? cold air mass, which barged into the sUite Wednesday, covered all of Texas with the exception of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. By late morning, t'-.c temperature at both Dalhart and Amarillo remained below freezing. The State Highway Department :.^;i the high winds were blowing both dust and snow in the Panhandle area. Earlier in the day snow fell as far south as Children- Thunderstorms hammered parts of North Central Texas Wednesday night as they rumbled eastward on winds of near hurricane force. - Hard rains caused flash flood- ings in southern and eastern Dallas. Winds of up to 55 miles an hour caused scattered damage over Dallas. Fire Capt. Bill Deaton said he!° ul of Berlin, saw eight bodies in a pile and nine! They expect a period of ex- other bodies had been taken from ' treme tension and war threats in HUGO CIRCUS MEN TALK OVER PLANS Bodies Found May Solve Missing Family Puzzle By ROXME THOMPSON News Staff Writer HUGO. Okla. — The anlicipa- | tion of a nine-month tour t o ! points over the United States was I high Wednesday night as repre- I sentatives of four circuses gath- j cred here, for a final social before | going "on '.he road' 1 and become strict competitors. The Wednesday social in the home of Dr. J. C. Wyche was what might be termed "the calm before the storm" since the same people that were bushing and soon leave and What happens when you get on the road? One of the hardened c i r c us men replied. "Keep quiet and just dodge each other." of the government is a calling up! of some military reserve units, i The range of measures which j may be taken here and in Europe in preparation for a showdown is one of the subjects likely to be! discussed this month by Pres-j ident Eisenhower and British: Prime Minister Harold Macmil- i Ian. A variety of other subjects: bearing on negotiations with the U.S.S.R, also will come up when) Macmillan comes here in mid- March. Soviet Protests U. 5. Boarding Of Red Trawler LONDON (AP) — The Soviet Union today sharply protested the Indications of advance planning; u - s - naval boarding of a Soviet te meet the predicted emergencyj trawler suspected of cutting a came from President Eisenhower at his news conference Wednesday. At one point he said that there probably will be a need for a Flames shot from '.he windows and burst through the roof of the brick building as firemen arrived. Residents stood at windows on the upper floors screaming for help. Two of these were George Klem, 22. and his wife, Beverly, 18. The Kleins waited 20 minutes for help at the window of their fourth floor, rear apartment. Finally, in desperation, Mrs. Klem grabbed a television cable and slid to a pole from where she was able to swing to the roof of an adjoining Hi story building. Her husband followed by the sama route. Both suffered laceration* of the hands. . i . . i 11 • r • « • - l *- f-"/i VO 1 stepped up a,r alert if tm.s situa-j^ had transatlantic cable off Newfoundland. | —————— Moscow radio said a no'.e hand-! (f T liAII I //*}M ed to U.S. Ambassador Llewellyn I r ' /Vl'*-t.fV - //X Thompson in Moscow described! p/"}^" 1 / /C D// / C reports that the trawler Novoros-; O\J\J(Jj DILLj tion develops along the lines that FRKDERICKSBUHG. Va. (AP) —Authorities said today it was virtually certain the bodies of a man and a young girl found Wednesday in a debris-strewn , . , i ,i i . t- -j i fic'd were those of members of a sleeping twin brother ast Friday, \, -t • • i - ! family missing seven weeks. Positive identification by facial characteristics was described as The baby ,vas reunited with his j impossible. Officers said there was no indication how long the bodies had lain there. Discovery of the bodies may be the first break in the mysterious disappearance last Jan. II of Carroll V. Jackson Jr.. 29; his 27- appcared to nave been well cared ; for the FBI said. nii>':ier. Rii'h Flores, 35, widowed rno:':;er el .M\, at the Ontario police .-lalioii. Mrs. Flores and the friendly woman she had allowed to sit with h<*r children, faced each other teanuliy. I year-old wife, and their two conomy Is Austin Loser AUSTIN' ' AP)—Economy talk los' au.iii! today as the House j voted !Wi--i'> to mnke a four-year j college of Tarleton State at Stcph- envill;-. The hi'.! goes to the Senate now. Some of the same arguments i tha ihail I'O-en used against Arling- | ton Stale, which would he made aj senior iMilege in a House bill) pns<eil yesterday, were repeated! today. "We're t>5 million dollars in the I hole now and we're just going to i add two million dollars n year toj th;ii if we make Tarleton State ,1 .senior college," argued Rep. II. .1. P,!:mch.irvi of Ltibbock. Rep. I'. A Lenverton of Evant, author of the Tarleton State bill. arciiM-d [Jlanchard of "delaying tjicties" in presenting n scries of unsuccessful amendments. Tney would h:'vc limited Tarlelon State Id tcnc'iin" farming courses, charge;! ;he name to John Tarleton Agriculture Institution, and provided that all stiiie funds must be matched by local funds. "Th eidea is ridiculous," Leaverton said cf Blanchards amendments. The Lubbock representative had been unsuccessful yesterday in attempting to postpone consideration of the bill. The Senate held a 2fl-min«le session. It adjourned until 10-.l\0 a.m. Monday after routine motions ant! hearing an Austin High School group sing a new version nf "Texas Our Texas, the state song. A light schedule of House committee hearings was scheduled this afternoon. Also urged strongly before House and Senate committees in day and night sessions yesterday wore additional proposals 10 give the public a better look at official ac'.s of the government. Senate bills requiring open records and opon meetings of official agencies wre sent to subcommittee after being urged as measures to stern the growing tide of secrecy in government. daughters, aged 5 and Capt. \V. W. Rlythe of State Police said the bodies were lying face down with the child's body beneath the man's. The man's hands had been tied behind him with a red tie. The girl's hands had not been tied. The bodies were believed those of Jackson and his youngest daughter. They were taken to a laboratory in Richmond for examination. The position of the girl's body had led authorities first 'o believe there was possibly a third body, but tlvcrc were only two. The bodies were stumbled upon by two Fredericksburg men near a mound of sawdust two miles west of here. Jackson, his wife. 27. and their two young girls vanished Jan, H as they drove home from a visit to relatives. Authorities said clothing worn by the man and the girl resem- b:"d that worn by members of the Jack.son family. "I think it is reasonable to as- sime that they are the Jacksons," Blythe Kiid. Authorities made no efforts to move, the bodies alter their discovery shortly before nightfall under a pile- of dead branches and leaves at the side of a dirt road. State police guarded the area all night. WEATHER EAST TEXAS.— Clearing and roMer this afternoon and tonight. Friday generally fair I,o\vest ."2 to 40 in- ;erior tniiicht. OKLAHOMA.— Cloudy t<xlay v.-iih scaiterei' fain an '' sn»". Windy throvish Friday. Cnlrlrr today, warm- Partly cUniriy Frid- srtcy lempfraturcs JTiRh. M: low. X>. Rainfall: .61 of an inch. Total rainfall here this year. 3.30 inrhrs. Total rainfall to this date la?', year, 5.W inches. Low temperature Thursday morning, 38 degrees. Once the troupes pull out of their winter homes in April they will, . start a tour that will take them | _ rates ' c ^ 7.000 to 9.000 miles over the country showing twice daily, except Sunday when they show only once. This continues until November. A circus man is a man that can I brave public seniiment, weather i and hard work. First he has t o it appears to be going. This was a reference to the operation of the Command. love the business and then has to that friendly atmosphere «"- kmnv thc business. He can't be become strictly competitors^^ J afraid of work or competition. Cir This is wjy Hugo is "Circus Town. USA". Wintered in Hugo are G. Kelly Miller Brothers Circus. Cole Brothers Circus, and Carson Barnes Circus. Another show represented Wednesday was the Hugo cus people this time of year, when . ., ; the trucks are being painted and 1 tuned up and practice begins, inns: eat, sleep and talk circus. T.'.e host Wednesday night. Dr. Wyche. a Hugo dentist, recently yin t -M.d.v »-* »'.«••'"£» i purchased half interest in the Circus, now wintetcd Partaws rr west Friday ay. 'LOCAL --Wp at Cox Field: Brothers in LaGrange, Texas. Preparation of equipment, wardrobes and grooming of anim a 1 s make, up a full schedule t'o r circus people in their winter home : of Hugo. Now all this is done and I the big job is ahead—traveling. ! A little of thc competition can 'already be felt w/ien the group ; gets together. The main thing in the minds of ;lhe executives of thc shows are | the route schedules. Each would i like to have the other's r o u to 'sheet| Seminole Youth 'Killed in Wreck Before Tourney AUSTIN 7 'API—One Semrnole High School student was killed and four injured when the automobile in which they were riding overturned eight miles west of Austin today. Dead was Jack F. Moore, 18. He and six other Seminole High School baskc'hall fans were involved, in thc accident. They were cr, route to the Interscholastic League RasKct ball Tournament here, where the Serninole team begins Conference AA play tonight . No members of the h;isk<lt>all '.cam were involved. The injured were listed by Brackenridgc Hospital as: Jerry Srmpson. 17, chest injn- ' ries. ' Tony Driver, 17. head injuries. | Steve Johnson. 17. face and arm I injuries. Carl Anderson, 17, lacerations. Passengers in the car whe. were not injured were Donald Teston, 18, and Milton Ikard, 19. damaged the caWes fls "a complete invention." The boarding took place off Newfoundland Feb. 26. The officer who headc-d the American search party, Lt. Donald Sheely of Fal ' 3 Church - Va - said lator Uial the fishing boat "probably qtii'.e likely" had something lo do with the break in the cables but he didn't know whether accidentally or jntenticnallv "The note." said the Moscow RECOVERED Legion to Observe 40th Anniversary The 40th anniversary of th e American Legion will be observed locally ?,*. a banquet March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the American Legion j broadcast, "points out 'hat the in- Hall. i cident involving detention of th" According to Bill Plummer. com-! mander of Brown-Guest Po.-U 30. ' the banquet will be held to honor • the 40 year members of the Le-1 gion. Dr. Ronald Prince will be j guest speaker. The Paris Junior College band has scheduled a program tor the trawlers engaged in fishing in the j Soviet trawler was undertaken with provocative aims in mind. "The Soviet government expects the U.S. government to take all necessary measures to prevent the recurrence of such unwarranted actions toward Soviet fishing CHICAGO tfi — Recovery of more than one million dollars in SIOO bogus bills and the seizure of 25 members of a nationwide counterfeiting ring were announced today by the U. S. Secret Service. Paul J. Paterni. head of the Chicago Secret Service office, said the. counterfeit notes were recovered in 22 states. He said that 25 persons have been arrested since November as agents worked quietly to stamp out the coutVerfeit- ing network. Paterni said the operation was finished off Wednesd a y night with the arrest of two Chicago men he termed the ringleaders. KOUTK SIFKKT DISCUSSED — Executives of four circuses jokingly discuss their route schedules at a scKidl Wednesday night in the home of Dr. J. C. Wyche. a Hugo dentist. The confab is only for fun since the route schedule of each circus is a deep secret. In thc picture are (left to right) D. R. Miller, Al G. Kelly Miller Brothers Circus; Glenn Jarmes, Cole Brothers Circus; Jack Moore. Carson Barries Circus: Obert Miller. Al G. Kelly Miller Brothers Circus; Herb Walters. Cole Brothers Circus. Back row, Vcvnon Pratt. Hugo Brothers; Dr. J. C. Wychc, Coie Brothers, and Corky Plunkett, Hugo Brothers. (Paris News Staff Photo)

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