Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 13, 1953 · Page 1
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BROWNWOOD BULLETIN, Thursday, March 12,1953 JA&M Singing Cadets Give Performance Here At 8 Tonight The Singing Cadets of Texas A&M College, a colorful 50-mah uniformed choral group, «rtll sing here tonight at 8 In the Adams Street Community Center. Tickets may be obtained from members of the Brown County A&M Mothers Club or at the Stag Shop. Admission charge for the hour and a half performance Is 55 cents. The musical program Is designed Ho appeal to any audience. Pres' entations will range from Palestrina to contemporary American folk mustc. spirituals and A&M College campus songs. Director of the cadet sfngers is Bill Turner who has been at Texas A&M since 1944. The singing group will arrive in Brownwood this afternoon, and A&M Mothers who are providing JGRACTOK MAINTENANCE SCHOOL—Discussing safety check points for proper tractor maintenance ;r» a two-day tractor maintenance school here are, left to ritht, Carl Hennlger of Brownwood, assistant .jWuity a*ent; 3. W k Gillian. Oranbury fanner; Ed Wlckhorst, Tnba, Okla., representative of the In- ftetriai relations division, Stanoltnd Oil Co.; and Fernando Monies, Honduras exchange student at- fettdinir Texas A*M College. The two-day school is under the direction of R. G. Burwell of Stephen"e» District 8 Extension Service agent. It began Wednesday morning and will continuue through lay. Some 40 persons from 12 counties are attending. Below, W. L. Ullch, standing at left, agricul- " **£:**** ttwn A * M CoHe lfe, gives a classroom lecture on tractor maintenance to the assembled The school Is being conducted in the S. P. Porter building, 100 North Fisk.—(Bulletin Photo). places for the singers to stay nave been asked to meet them at the Adams Street Community Center at 5 p. m. First dirigible powered by an electric motor, built in 1883 was the work of Albert and Oaston Tissandler, of Franc*. Man Pays $75 fine A Brownwood man wal arrested about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday six miles from Brownwood on the Brady Highway and charged with driving while intoxicated. Re was fined $75 and costs in county court this morning. His operator's license was Suspended for six months. Wo Comment From PARIS. March l&-UP-Suprem« allied commander Gen. Matthew B. Rldgway was informed immediately of Thusrday's reports that Soviet-type fighters attacked and shot down a four-englned British plane near the British-Soviet zonal frontier of West Germany. Ridgway offered no comment DUTCH AUCTION SALE HOTPOINT APPLIANCES Priced Reduced 5% Each Day Until Sold One Refrigerator Regularly Priced $339.95 TOMORROW $193,37 One Refrigerator Regularly Priced S309.95 TOMORROW ...$176,30 Dishwasher Regularly Priced $351.09 TOMORROW $199,70 Buy at Your Price . . . Prices Reduced 5% Each Day Until Sold 111 E. Baker Dial 2526 W Total Damage Estimated In Two ccktents Wed. minor accidents In the city ,_.5day caused estimated dam«to the four can Involved of 1:20 pjn., a 1951 Chevrolet JB by Nathan Goolsby, 804 «&moke r hit * parked 1941 Chev- gjjfce owned by Chester A. Harris, SOT Ave. K. police reported the driver of the T» Chevrolet was going north on and said he misjudged the because of rain on the windshield, hitting the 1941 Chevrolet, which, police said, was parked on the wrong side of the street. Damage to the '51 Chevrolet was estimated at $100 and to the '41 Chevrolet at $75. At 5:30 p.m. a 1941 Chevrolet driven by J. M. Mathews, 3410 Austin, was hit from behind by a 1949 Plymouth driven by Tylene D. Wright, 1704 llth. Police said the Plymouth skidded on wet pavement, hitting the rear of the Chevrolet. No damage was estimated to the Chevrolet and $85 to the Plymouth. Max Schmeling knocked out Joe Louis in the 12th round at Yankee Stadium, New York City, on June 19, 1936. THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH INQUIRERS AND CONFIRMATION CLASSES will be given at St. John's Church beginning at 7:30 P.M. Sunday, March 15. The primary purpose of the classes is to give one an opportunity to learn about the Episcopal Church, and to have his questions about the Church answered. You are welcomed to attend these classes without any advance commitment to be confirmed in the Episcopal Church. WELC TEACHERS . •«¥¥•§> cmd 500 CENTER Brownwood's New and Modern Ladies' Department Store. Where you will find your favorite Nationally Advertised Lines. Relax in our Relaxitorium— renew your acquaintance with us—make yourself at home at Bettis & Gibbs , '^if ' —where you are always welcome to come and see whether you wish to purchase or not. ; IT'S RAINING VALUES LEVINES WOMEN'S LOAFER'S And OXFORDS • Penny Loafers • Saddle Oxfords • Wedge* • Jeater Type • Lace Oxfords • Foam Rubber Sole Oxfords and many others. • Tan • Two Tone* • Gray • Wait* A Pair • Suede* and other color combinations. 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Red • Blue Scotch plaid. .Sizes Little 5 'to Big 3. MEN'S DRESS PANTS AND SPORT SHIRTS PACIFIC MUSLIN USE LEVINE'S LAY-AWAY PLAN Doiens of Styles and patterns to choose from CONTOUR SHEETS • Double bed size • Twin bed size • Stay* on ... does not wrinkle ,. • A permanent, comfortable fit t B»slly laundered Value! 1 BOTH (SHIRTS AND SLACKS) FOR ON THE SQUARE At Levtne's You Are Always Welcome Whether You Buy or Not In Person—at Irvine's, this Sat., Mar. 14th at 12 P.ftf, The Farren Twins for your entertainment. Come in and see them. WEATHER FORECAST BROWNWOOD AREA: Partly cloudy to cloudy and windy. Scattered shower's Saturday, turning colder Saturday afternoon. Low tonight near 55. Maximum Thursday 73. low last night 53. Sunset today 6:43, sunrise Saturday 6:46. BROWNWOOD BULLETIN TEN PAGES TODAY BROWNWOOD, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1953 VOL. 53. NO. 12« Help Your RED CROSS NOW! best net 41 nnn ul daily ™ ES S- rNttmber 8 Kuno-Flscher St. in the British sector of West Berlin is the A. ir« T? lany> the re * Istrat '? n a « d Pressing center for East German refu- r ™ , 2l a . Is nr , CK!et ? s BO ™ newly-arrlved refugees, others await their turn. Some (NBA Tefephofo) *** CSt Ber "" ta Februar y and ab ° ut 3 '"»0 more escapees tura U. OF TEXAS PRESIDENT TO SPEAK General Session Tonight Ends '53 Mid-Texas Education Meet Some 1,500 teachers from 20 counties were in Brownwood Thursday night and today for the 46th annual convention of the Mid-Texas Education Association. The first general session of the District 11, Texas State Teachers Association meeting, was held Thursday night in the Brownwood High School Auditorium. All general sessions of the convention are open and the public is invited. Music was presented by Miss Dorothy Mclntosh and the Brownwood High School Choral Club. Dr. J. Cloyd Miller, president of New Mexico Western College, Silver City, N.M., brought the main Shepperd, attorney address. John Ben general of Texas, addressed the teachers and visitors at the second general session this morning in the high school auditorium. The Coleman High School Band, directed by Byron Gray, provided music. The final general session will be held tonight in the auditorium, beginning at 7:30. New officers and members of-the executive committee will be introduced. Music will be by the Comanche High School Choral Club, directed by Mrs. Juanita Cobb. R. L. (Bob) Proffer, Denton, president of the Texas State Teachers Association, will speak at the meeting tonight. He was originally scheduled to cpeak this morning but was delayed enroute-to Brownwood. _Dr._JLogan «Wilson,. president ol The University of Texas at Austin, will bring the principal address tonight. In his address this morning, Attorney General Shepperd emphasized the great importance of teachers in America today. He said that people have come to depend more and more on the teacher to train children for life. "Our teachers have always taken •p the challenge, and have done a magnificent job of keeping American children on the path of Americanism, in spite of public apathy, lack of facilities, poor remuneration, and criticism,," Mr. Shepperd ing something about Communism is one of the biggest challenges ever thrown to the teaching profession—to teach democracy so thoroughly that it can withstand the ravages of any foreign "ism" that rears its head. He defined the difference between Communism as defined in textbooks and Communism as it actually is, saying, "Communism would destroy human personality and character, would put an end to personal freedom, would stifle the national urge to excel, would throttle genius and wreck individuality, would take away happiness and give us misery, would take away a living God and give us a dead Stalin." Concluding, Mr. Shepperd said, "Our task is not to fight Communism, but to build an immunity to it. The only immunity to Communism and Socialism is character.. We must fill our children so full of Democracy that there will be no room for any 'Ism', Including big government-Ism. 'The challenge of the hour to every teacher in the land is to fill himself with the spirit of generations of patriots, to rekindle the fire of freedom in every classroom, and to produce new generations of men and women with the moral stature and the courage to honor, uphold and defend the American way of life." In his address last night, Dr. Miller pointed to the importance of stressing patriotism and citizenship in schools. "In my generation, taken for granted, but now we see an Increased need for teaching these subjects," he said. He mentioned that there was a real rebirth of patriotism in his home town of Silver City in connection with the headline-making developments over the controversial motion picture, "Salt of The Earth," that was being filmed by a union that had been expelled from the CIO because of its Communist sympathies. "When it finally dawned upon the citizens that their city and community were being used by this leftist group, they gave them a deadline to leave Silver City." He added that arrival of state police probably prevented violence. Dr. Miller said that "super patriots" also were a threat to Democracy, stating that they are able to do what Russia cannot do in misleading the public. In discussing his subject, "Education Looks Forward," Dr. Miller pointed to the progress that had been made in curriculum, teaching and school facilities in recent years and the improvements that coul be expected in the future. Most section meetings were scheduled for 2:15 p.m. today in various rooms of Brownwood High and Junior High schools. Some groups were to have combination luncheon, breakfast or dinner meetings today. Members of the Mid-Texas Schoolmen's Club met at 7:30 a.m Big 3 Allies Consider Joint Action If New Air Raids Hit First Talks Set By High Commissioners in Germany LONDON". March 13—UP—Th United States, Britain and Franc are considering the advisability . joint action to meet any furthe communist attacks on Allie planes along the rim of the Iro Curtain, responsible sources sai Friday. It was indicated that the firs talks will be held by the Allie high commissioners in German and that any recommendation they may make will be considere on the highest level in the "bi three" capitals. British government authoritte made no attempt to conceal thel anger over what a note to the Rus sians called the "murder" of six British airmen shot down ove: northwest Germany. The foreign office called a Rus sian protest on the alleged viola tion of Soviet-zone territory by tht downed Lcoln bomber "ridiculous ... A gross distortion of the facts. Bridge Project Will Be Discussed At C-I Meet Tonight The importance of the meeting scheduled to begin at 7:30 tonigh n the Chamber of Commerce con ierence room on the proposec bridge across the Colorado River was emphasized again today committee officials. by , ...„ —„ „.„ „„ ,.„„ a patriotism and citizenship were (See MID-TEXAS on Page 7) said. The state official said that do- Trustee Elections Scheduled April 4 Trustee elections will be held In all county school districts Satur- place names on for the election day, April 4. Petitions to printed ballots must be filed in the county superintendent's office or the county judge's office by March 25. A special school tax election will be held at Cross Cut April 4 to determine whether or not the school tax there shall be cut from $1.50 to $1 on the $100 property valuation. Voters living in the limits of the Brownwood Independent School District will elect two trustees. ' Members of the Brownwood board whose terms expire are R. M. Belcher and O. L. McCullough. Other members of the Brownwood board are Roy H. Simmons, president; W. C. Hooper, vice president; R. J. Milligan, secretary; Joe N. Weatherby and Conner Scott. The Brownwood election will be held In the Brownwood High School Administration Building, 1000 Ave. B. Holding the election will be George B. Savage, judge, and Mrs. I. S. Gingrich and Mrs. George B. Savage. East Texas Squall Line Kicks Up Small Tornado in Carthage Area By UNITED PRESS A tornado roared through Car thage, in East Texas, late Thurs day, causing $50,000 damage, but forecasters said the squall line which spawned the tornado has moved out of the state Friday. The tornado damaged at least 30 homes and James Brannon, assistant chief of police, said the damage was "In the neighborhood" of $50,000. He said one woman was hospitalized, but "she was mostly scared." The tornado unroofed six homes and destroyed a service station in the city limits. The heavy wind moved behind a cloudburst which left three feet of water in Carthage streets. Brannon said the tornado seemed to form in the southwest corner of town and lifted by the time it reached the northwest corner. He said damage was concentrated in a residential area west of the downtown section. Fog blanketed the eastern two- thirds of Texas Friday, halting airline operations for from one to several hours at Austin, Fort Worth and Dallas. At Beaumont the fog cut visibility to one-sixteenth mile, at Lufkin and San Antonio to one- eighth mile, and at Dallas and Fort Worth to one-fourth mile. The fog lifted later in the day TEXAS FORECAST NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS — Cloudy to partly cloudy and warm Friday night. Saturday cloudy. Scattered thundershowers east and south portions. Cooler. EAST TEXAS and SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS — Cloudy to partly cloudy and warm Friday night. Scattered thundershowers Saturday. Cooler In interior. Moderate to locally fresh southeasterly winds on the coast. WEST TEXAS — Cloudy to partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday. Cooler Saturday and in the Panhandle late Friday Mrs. Roy Anderson Claimed By Death Mrs. Martha Anderson, 93, a resident of Brownwood for 60 years, died at 8:45 p. m. Thursday after an illness of several years. She was the wife of the late Roy Anderson who was a pioneer operator of a marble yard here. Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. today in the Davis-Morris Chapel with Dr. H. H. Hargrove officiating. Burial will be in Greenleaf Cemetery. Mrs. Anderson was born Jan. 25, I860, in Mayfield, Ky. She was a member of the Central Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Paul Anderson, Georgetown; a daughter, Mrs. John H. Simmons, Brownwood; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Nelson, Missouri; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Grandchildren include Roy If. Simmons, Mrs. Owen Hall and Mrs, Leslie Yateg of BrownwQOd. and exposed partly cloudy and cloudy skies over the entire state Forecasters said there will be scattered showers and thundershowers over all but West Texas through Saturday. A cold front will move Into the Panhandle by Friday night anc across the state Saturday, meteorologists said, dropping temperatures probably 10 degrees in Its path. Rainfall for the 24 hours'ending at 6:30 a.m. Friday totalled .45 inch at Texarkana; .28 at Laredo; .26 at Palacios; .18 at College Station; .07 at Corpus Christ! and Victoria .04 at Galveston, and .02 at Waco. Drizzle was reported at Austin, Corpus Chrlstl and Del Rio. The coolest spot in the state early Friday was Dalhart, which reported a low of 40 degrees. Laredo had the highest minimum, 70 degrees. 7,000 Easier Seal Letters Are Mailed Some 7,000 Easter seal letters were mailed out Thursday to persons in Brownwood and Brown County to raise funds for the Brown County Society for Crippled Children. The letters were processed by Girl Scouts under the direction of Mrs. Clay Parks Carey. Louie D. Lane, president of the crippled children's society, today irged those who receive the seals to contribute freely. "We plan to expand our program this year and will need more money," Mr. Lane said. "Last year and the year before 'or all types of aid to crippled for allt ypes of aid to crippled children in the county," he added. Returns on the advance gifts pro- jram of the Easter seal fund-raising campaign have been fair, but quite a number of those who were mailed advance gifts letters have not replied. Money is needed for braces, cru- Ches, special shoes, wheel chairs, and other physical aids for children. Also, hundreds of dollars are spent each year by the society for diagnosis and treatment, transpor- atlon to specialists, clinics and hospitals, and to the special education facilities provided for the crippled children of $? county, i All persons interested in seeing such a bridge be completed acrosi the Colorado River between Brown wood and Richland Springs are urg ed to attend the meeting, E. J Weatherby, chairman, said. Plans concerning immediate act ion to be taken on the project wil be discussed, he said. ARMY DESERTER GIVES UP HERE A 34-year-old Selman City man who deserted from the U. S. Army "eight or nine years ago" surrendered himself to Texas Ranger Clarence Nordyke here Thursday. The man, who identified himself as Marine Lemone Cutler, said he had been using the name Marvin Johnson since he deserted from the Army during World War II "at an Army post near Gainesville." He said that worry about the desertion was making "nervous wrecks" of both him and his wife, and that was the reason why he was turning himself in after all these years. Cutler said he had lived in several places in Texas since leaving the Army, working as a laborer. The Cutlers have a small child. Cutler couln't remember the exact year he deserted from military service, nor could he remember the the unit he was assigned to at the time of his desertion. However, he still had his "dog tags" which enabled Ranger Nordyke to confirm Ills story with the FBI in Dallas. Cutler is being held in county lail, pending further action by J. K. Mumford, special agent for the FBI at Dallas. CZECH PRESIDENT ILL MUNICH, Germany, March 13—UP—Radio Free Europe reported .Friday .that .It .bad monitored .a .report .from Prague radio that Czechoslovak President Klement Gottwald is seriously ill with pneumonia and pleurisy. A Russian charge that the Ian penetrated 72 miles over Soviet held territory "shows a degree o incompetence in Russian alrcraf navigation which is almost iucred ble," the spokesman said. "It was an unpardonable outrag (for the Russians) to attack an shoot down a plane which showa no sign of aggression," he added British Air Force headquarter at Bad Eilsen had said that rada screenings indicated "definitely 1 that the plane was attacked ovc British occupied territory. As regards a Russian charge tha the bomber first fired on Russian planes, the foreign office said flat ly that it carried no ammunition U.S. Pilots Tell How They Teamed Up To Shoot Down MIGs SEOUL, March 13—UP—Two American Sabrejet pilots told Friday how they teamed up to shoot down Communist MIGs in an air battle seven miles above the earth. Maj. James P Hagerstrom, Tv- er, Tex., said he and Capt. Elmer N. Dunlap, Glendale, Ariz, were flying near the Valu River at about 43,000 feet when they spotted two MIGs. "They didn't take much evasive action, so I just shot the daylights out of the one in front of me,' Hagerstrom said. Dunlap said when Hagerstrom •inished off his M1G, "the other broke and headed toward me, "We both got on his tail and Hagerstrom opened up on him dur ing the chase. Hagerstrom ran out of ammunition and called me in to take over. I fired several bursts and the MIG started to smoke Pieces of it flew off. We saw the pilot eject when he was down to about 35,000 feet." Hagerstrom now has four and one half MIGs to his credit, and needs only one half more to become an ace. Sp H. Scarborough Dies; Funeral Sat. Sam Houston Scarborough, 2411 Durham, died in a local hospital at 0 p.m. Thursday. Born March 27, 1904, at Junction, le was a World War II veteran and erved In the U. S. Army eight 'ears. He was married to Carrie Allen t Comanche Feb. 2, 1945, and re- eived.his discharge from military ervlce at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1948. He lived at May following his ischarge from the Army, and noved to Brownwood last Septem- >er. Funeral services will be held aturday at 2 p.m. in the London- Jurton Chapel. Burial will be in Greenleaf Cemetery. Mr. Scarborough Is survived by is wife; four brothers, J. M. Scar- orough Jr. of Harper, Ira of Bal- nger, Ollie of Houston, and Robert f San Antonio; and four sisters, firs. W. A. Kendall of Lawton, ikla., Mrs. W. H. Kielman of San .ngelo, Mrs. H. C. Baker of Kerr- ille, and Mrs. Gordon Harper of iarper. Thirteen for Prison FORT WORTH. March 13—UP— bus which left county jail for IB state penitentiary Friday—Frl- ay the 13th — contained 13 prisoners. BRITISH PLANE DOWNED—A four-englned Royal Air Force Lincoln bomber of the type shown above was shot down by two Soviet-type Jet fighter planes Thursday while flying- over the British cone of West Germany. Six crewmen of the British plane were killed.—(NBA Telephoto). U. S. DEMANDS DELIVERED IN PRAGUE East-West Relations Pushed To Danger Point By Aerial Attacks By DONALD J. GONZALES WASHINGTON, March 13—UP— The United States Friday accusec Communist Czechoslovakia oC a 'provocative" act In attacking two American jet fighters over Ger many and demanded "Immediate compensation" for the U.S. plane that was destroyed. The United States, In a strongly worded note delivered to th Prague government, also flatly rejected as "falsification of facts" Czech complaint that the two F-8< Thunder Jets which were attacked had penetrated Czech territory. This government said the Czech argument was a false attempt i cover up its clear responsibility for the "Inexcusable" attack. The U. S. note was disclosed aft er Britain protested to Soviet Rus sla about the shooting down of a British bomber. The British called t an act of aggression and murder of British crewmen. The U. S. note was delivered to the Czech foreign office as an- ;ry congressmen and worried dlp- omats agreed the British and American plane incidents were about all the western world could ake at this time. "If it happens again right away, we may be headed for trouble," one high administration official aid. One congressman said that If iny Communist planes crossed into American territory "we should ihoot hell out of them." The general feeling throughout he capital was that East-West re- ations had been pushed to the danger point by the trigger-happy Communist pilots who roared across he cold-war border into Western Germany twice this week to shoot lown first an American jet fighter .nd then a British bomber. Uncertainty Heightens Tension The tension was heightened by incertalnty. No one here knew, for ure, whether the attacks were sop- rate "border incidents" related nly by a coincidence Jn time — r whether the new leaders of Solet Russia were deliberately try- ng to make trouble. It was learned that military in- elligpnce officers do not regard the Hacks as evidence that Russia ants war. Defense Department ourccs said there have been no eports of recent large-scale troop movements or other warlike prep- rations behind the Iron Cur- ain. The State Department meanwhile repared to deliver a blistering Two Escapees From Gatesville Boys School Arrested in Burglary Here Two youths who escaped from he Gatesville School for Boys late Wednesday were arrested in the act of burglarizing a Brownwood ervice station early this morn- ng. Jack Warren and James Preble, >oth 16 years old, talked freely his morning in the office of Chief if Police Jack Pike concerning heir experiences since they left latesville. City police arrested the boys at :10 a. m. today inside Paul & Law- ess Service Station, 814 Austin Ave. They told Chief Pike they deeded to run away from the Gates- /ille School Wednesday. Both boys aid five youths in their school ompany had fought with other boys. They said the merits of each member of the company were tak- n away as a result of the fight. A total of eigth members of the ompany left Gatesville the same fternoon and night, they said. After leaving the Gatesville Scbwl grounds, th* boys told bow they waded through water in a creek bed to keep the dogs from trailing them by scent. Then they hid near a cemetery for awhile. Finally, they stole a 1950 Plymouth in Gatesville and fled, just ahead of officers. The Plymouth ran out of gas somewhere near Moody or Eddy and they left it there and hitchhiked a ride in a truck into Waco. In Waco, the boys stole a 1952 Chevrolet somewhere around midnight Wednesday. They drove to Austin and parked the car on a side road and slept for a few hours. Then they drove to San Antonio. In a small shop there, they bought some dungarees, shirts, hair dressing and a comb. From San Antonio they drove to Fort Worth. One of the boy's parents lived in Fort Worth but he decided against going to see them and the pair drove to Glen Rose, Meridian, and back into Gatesville, arriving there Thursday evening. said they drove ajrouod ia Gatesville for a while then came to Brownwood by way of Gold- thwalte. They arrived here about 2 a. m. today. Both youths were sent to the Gatesville School from Tarrant County. Warren Bald he was sent for burglary, car theft and swindling by check. He had been in the •school since late January of this year. Preble said he was sent to the school in October, 1952, for shoplifting, burglary and theft. The boys told Chief Pike they were sorry now that they left the school. They said they were upset over losing their merits because of something which they didn't feel they had any part in. Merits are used at the school to determine when a boy may be released or paroled, they said. One of the boys said he would probably have to accumuate 2,000 merits after this escape. They remained in the city jail today, awaiting authorities from the Gatesville School to pick them UP- note to Czechoslovakia in connection with tho first incident. The Red MIG fighters which shot down an American F-84 jet Tuesday crossed the German border from the Communist satellite country. Congress, which had taken the first attack fairly calmly, was shocked und angered by Its quick repetition. Chairman Dewcy Short (R-Mo.) of the House Armed Services committee demanded that the Elsen- hower administration "get tough" and "fight fire with fire." "When.they come across the border Into our territory we should shoot hell out of them," he told reporters. No New Orders Issued Sen, Styles Bridges (R-N.H.), president pro tempore of the Senate, said American planes should bo "armed and have Instruction* to shoot If attacked." The Air Force said its pilot* have had authority all along to shoot back If enemy planes made any "hostile moves." Authorities said no new orders had gone out as result of the Communist attacks. Diplomatic and defense officials admitted they could only guess at the motives behind the sudden attacks. ,.. . , One popular theory was that they may reflect a Moscow order calling for- Increased vigilance all •long the Iron Curtain. Experts who advanced thin theory said the Russian* may actually believe the death of Stalin has Increased chances for an Allied attack on the Soviet Union, and that they are therefore unusually trigger-happy. Sabrejets Down, Damage 8 MIGs In Action Over Korea SEOUL, March 13 —UP—Allied Sabrejets, some equipped with a new and deadly-accurate radar Run-sight, destroyed or damaged eight Communist MIGs Friday in air battles over North Korea In which an American became the world's top jet ace. The rampaging Sabrejets, idle 'or three days because of the weather, destroyed six of the Russian-built jets, probably destroyed one and damaged another. They were screening UN flghter-bonv bers making a "maximum effort" attack on enemy targets. Col. Royal N. Baker, of Me. Klnney, Tex., used one of the new iunalghts to get his 12th MIG des- roycd by the Fifth Air Force in he Korean war. Tops Previous Record In destroying 12 MIGs, Baker opped the previous record of 11 set by Maj. George Davis of Lub- )ock, Tex., who is missing in ac- lon. However, Davis still leads in he number of enemy planes of all Motorists Urged To urchase 1953 Auto .icense Plates Now All indications point to a big ast minute rush for 1953 auto II- enso plates In the county tax as- essor-col lector's office. With the deadline for vehicle egistration only a little more than wo weeks away, less than a third f the county's 9,000 motor ve- ilcles have been licensed. County Tax Assessor-Collector .C, Newton today urged motor- sts to come on to his office now nd got their vehicles licensed so hat a last minute rush can be voided. Only 2,628 sets of auto license ilates had been sold by noon to- lay. There is a 20 per cent penalty or failure to license a motor ve- ilcle by April 1. OIL FLOWS FROM TREE N EASTLAND COUNTY EASTLAND, Tex., March 13 — UP—The fantastic sight of a tree pouting oil was reported Friday when a producer was brought in nd went out of control at the WH- lam McElroy Ranch Company's Vo. 1 Farmer. When the well came In, It blew hole in the ground some dls- anco away In the vicinity of a ollow tree. Oil then started flowing from tbe tree, types destroyed 14 to Baker's 13. The Fifth Air Force permitted mention of the new gunsight for the first time. It locks on the target and fires automatically until the objept in sight goes down in flames. Baker said "it's a good sight." One F-86 pilot was credited with destroying a MIG and sharing credit for another. He was Maj. James P. Hagerstrom, Tyler. Tex. He shared a MIG with Capt. Elmer N. Dunlap, Glendale, Ate. Credited With Kills Credit for destroying MIGs also went to 1st Lt. William F. Loyd, San Mateo, Calif., his first claim; Maj. Raymond E. Davis, ITort Walton, Flo., and Indianapolis, Ind., and Capt. Lonnle R. Mqorc. Dallas, Tex., (shared), British Squadron Leader Graham Hulse and Maj. Eugene Sommerlch, St. Louis, (shared). Credited with probably destroying a MIG was Col. Maurice Martin, Charlottesvlle, Va. The damage claim went to Capt. Richard J. Condrlck, Redlands, Calif. The end of a two-day snowstorm, the worst of the winter, let Allied planes take to the air. but turned the front into a quagmire. Temperatures rose as high as 45 degrees in. some places as Allied troops slogged through the mud and the eight to 20-inch snow rapidly disappeared. Only scattered patrol clashes and small enemy probes were reported. Czech Plane Lands In British Zone GRAZ, Austria, March 13 —UP— A Czech military plane landed la the British occupation zone Friday with three persons reported fleeing from their Communist homeland'. Officials said a Czech officer and two enlisted men were aboard the German-built Arado-96 single-engine trainer which landed at the Graz civil airport in southern Austria. The plane was described as unarmed. A police guard was Immediately put around the plane. Its occupants were taken away for questioning by Austrian and British authorities. PHILLIP YOUNG NAMED CIVIL SERVICE CHIEF WASHINGTON. March 13-Vp,- Presldent Elseuhower Friday nominated Phillip Young, dean of tho graduate business school at Col* umbla University, to be a mamt»r of the Civil Service Commlslw. He will become chalrmau alt*r confirmation by &

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