Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 13, 1959 · Page 1
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Thi fmmaft fact l§ In fhi eandifion when if has fh« ef liberty. (Hhe lathi WfATHIR Serving The Top o' Texas 51 Year* TOP 0' ffcXAft -u. Pftflt* Salurrt.tj', cooler (ntilght afttl Sftftrftfijfc High 61, low 38. VOL. 66—NO. 264 Circulation Certified by ABC Audit PAMPA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1959 (12 PAGES TODAY) M life Secretary Is Satisfactory By t'nllcd Presa Inter-national operation at the Army's Reed Hospital began about WASHINGTON (UPlt Secretary of State -John- Foster• Dulles underwent what was described as a, "successful" 'lie'rhla' ' ftpeYatibfi today during which the doctors also removed tissue and fluid for "microscopic examination." Lincoln White, Slate Department press officer, said the tO-yca.r-olcl secretary was "on the. operating table less than an hour." "The secretary's post-operative '' condition is quite satisfactory." White said. White made, the following announcement at 10:. 1 !") a.m. e.s.t. • "Successful left inguinal hernl- orrhaphy was performed on the secretary of state this morning During the course of the operative procedure, tissue and flui 1 were removed for microscopic."' examination. Tlie secretary's postoperative condition Is quite satisfactory." New Election Judges Are Named Here Gray county commissioner?, meeting Thursday morning, named the First National Bank of Pampa as the county depository for 1959. Commissioners also appointed election judges for the 12 voting precincts of Gray county. The First National bank. County Judge Bill Craig reported, will again be the depository' for all county funds, county taxes and state taxes. It wa* selected in bidding against the Citizens Bank and Tnist Co.. also of Pampa. Both banks offered three, percent interest rates on deposits held over six months, and two and one-half percent on fimds held from three to six months. In appointing election Judges the commissioners, in most cases, selected officials who had served in 1958. Those appointed were: Precinct 1 (Lefors) — Mrs. Jimmy Davis. Precinct 2 (Pampa i — Mrs. Earl Taylor. Precinct 3 ny Johnson. Precinct 4 Hall. Precinct 5 Cousins. Precinct (1 Jones. Precinct T Davis. Precinct a Gatlin. Precinct 9 ( Pampa i - derson. Precinct 10 (Pampa i Rankih. Precinct II (Phillips Mrs. H. B. Neil. Precinct 12 iPampal Brown. The Waller 8 a.m. The operation was performed by' it'aj. Gen. 'Leonard Heaton, commajidant of the Army medical center. He was assisted by Brig. Gen. James Forsee, chief of surgery, and Cnpt. Donald A, Bolt, resident surgeon. Other physicians present vvcrt presidential physician Gen. Howard McC. Snyder; Brig. Gen. Francis Pruilt, chief of medicin; the. center, and Dr. A.D. Daughton. Dulles' personal physician. The "herniorrhaphy" performcil on Dulles was described in layman's language as repair of a rupture. White said in answer to a question that the tissue and fluid •were, removed in the area of ttr* hernia. Tissue and fluid frequently aro removed to check for possible j cancer. I It was the second major sui»| cry Dulles has undergone in " ! little more than two years. IM November, 1J156. he was operated on for removal of a cancerous portion of his intestine. White said the tissue and fluids were removed in today's operation a,s a "precautionary meas- jure to see if there was any recurrence or spread of the ear- 'Her malignancy." He sairl thp surgeons "did not go into the area of divei tirulitis" from which the secretary has been suffering for some time. This is an inflamation of (lie lower part of the big intestine. Dulles suffered an attack of di- verticulitis early last December and has never completely recovered. However, While said the surgeons did not probe this area today. White declined to speculate on whether the doctors fear there may be a recurrent malignancy. "They c.in't tell" whether the tissue they removed is malignant, he said, until the "microscopical examination" is completed. 12-Mile Ice Jam Threatening Destruction In Indiana Cities During the ordeal, L o n n i e Worth set his own broken nose while keeping a tragic vigil over lhe body of his wife. Worth, 19, a Robbinsdnlc. Minn., nursing home operator, told how i (Grandview) — John- (Alanreedi — Marvin Courtesy Ballot Appears Last Time $50 — Charles iLakeloni i Pampa) (Hopkins) nomi- If It romen from a Mora we have It. lx»wl» Hardware Adv Tomorrow Is the final day for getters will each receive you to cast your ballot in Pampa's.a framed certificate. city-wide contest to determine who' Here's a list of 5o more are the most friendly and cour- nees: — Knnis icons employees working heie. "Red" Bradbury. Burton's Tire Today is the last time the of- Company; Vi Burgess, Dunlap's; — O, A. n,.j n | awards ballot appears in the Virginia Beard. Richard Drug- Daily News. It is on page 3 and Jean Bell, County Tax Office. — Charlie should be dropped in ballot boxes' Carl Cantrell, Post Office; Lee by midnight Saturday at the Daily Cannday. Goldsmith Dairy Prod- E. L. An- News, Chamber of Commerce, ucts; Joyce Cole. Dunlap's; Fir- First National Bank or Citizens, nest L. Crocker, City Street De— Arthur Bank & Trust Company. Ballots |partment: Karl Collins, Clyde may be mailed to the Daily News. Jonas Motor Company Campi --- hut must be postmarked before 1 Zelma Hudson, F. W. Wool- midnight Saturday. woith: Dorothy Huffmes. H i g h- — N. P. Hundreds of ballots are arriving land General Hospital: Frank Her- each day in the big contest and nande/.. Malcolm Hinkle: Clar- tabulators will work all of next enca Hale, Noblitt-Coffee T'ontiac: hardware week tallying the votes. Winners James Hoskins, American Nation- are day Authorities Ready To Alert Citizens LAFAYETTE, IND. fUPI) •— Authorities mounted a round-the-clock vigil at. the | scene of a mammoth Wa- jbash River ice jam 12 miles | long which threatens "tre- | mendous destruction" to the I Lafayette area if ii breaks loose. Army engineers and police stood by to alert residents of Lafayette and Delphi if the 35-foot, high ice gorge, carrying chunks of ice as large as automobiles, begins to slip. The Ice gorge slipped once Thursday nighl when it was rammed by a smaller ice floe from the flooded Peru area upstream on the rampaging Wabash. However, after roaring for shout mile downsteam it jammed just above Delphia and M miles from IjifayeHe. | The Weather Bureau reported the tiver crested at Delphia and I^fayette at about 26 feet Thursday night and has begun falling. 1 National Guard officers Mid that indicted less danger of the ice pack churning downstream again. May Dynamite Gorge Army engineers said the longer the ice floe stands still, the better the chance it will aot tear loose again. Rut they added if it -lues give way, it would mean "tremendous rtesliuction" to Delphi and Lafayette. Lafayette police Sgl. Stanley Davenport said engineers might try to dynamite the gorge apart a little at a time today when they became lost in a Mi/.- "They'll probablv try t.o blast it ;:ard and tried to land the ski- loose about 60 feet at a crack," plane on Leech Lake. Tile ciaft Davenport said. "There isn't began arcing, the landing gear enough dynamite in the country to collapsed, a wing crumpled and hl;ls( - it atl lo"«e at once " and Mrs Worth was thrown out. National Guard officials at I>o- \Vorth bundled his wife in extra gansport said an inspection of the BEWARE BLACK CATS. ETC. In case you haven't happened to notice this is Friday the 13th* which means you should take particular care in not allowing a black cat to cross your path, don't break a mirror or walk under a ladder, throw a hat on a bed, fail to touch second base on the way home from the outfield, cross your bats, or fail to carry a rabbit's foot in every pocket. They say all these things are merely superstitions, but today of all days, watch it, huh. • Pilot Returns From Ordeal MINNEAPOLIS. Minn. (UPIi-^he shivered through 25 - degree- A subui ban businessman-pilot re-j below-zero cold after the plane turned here Thursday night from!cracked up Sunday on the ice of four days of sub-zero cold and i frozen Leech I>ake, 85 miles be- terror beside his dead wife in the low the Canadian border, cabin of their wrecked airplane. • Worth's wife, also -19. died hours later of injuries received in the crash. But W o r t h came through with nothing worse than the broken nose, a black eye and a sore che.st. On Killing Trip Worth said a tip that ''the northerns were biting" sent the couple on a weekend Ice-fi'hing trip to Red Lake in northern Minnesota. They were returning Sunday MISSION ACCOMPLISHED a gain about. A B-36 intercontinental bomber flies over the city of Fort Worth, Tex., for the last time. The big, six-engined plane, and others like it, is on its way to retirement and decommissioning at Amon Carter Field, outside the city. Air Force Retires Its Famed B-36's By CHARLKS ROBERTS ('tilted Press Intermitinnnl FORT WORTH lUPIi — The 10- engined B-36, which never dropped a bomb in anger but m a y have played a bigger role in world history than any plane ever built. retired from the Air Force today. If P.u.Mia had stated an atom- ir or hydrogen bomb war agtiinsl the United Stoles from 1918-195R. the B-.'5fi was the plane that would have laken American atomic and hydrogen bombs to Russia. Durng that uneasy decade, there was hardly an hour of the day or night a B-.'W was not in the air. The retaliatory puncn of (lie B-36 niHv well have kept the Russians from starting another world war. But the faster B-!>2 jet bomber. R-?.fi delivoied to the Seventh Bom- which is almost as big as the B-.'W, bardmenl Wing at Carswell in th» has been gradually taking over as summer of 1048. The Carter Foun- the top U.S. heavy bomber. The dation donated $5,000 for a. base to last B-3fi carne oiit of the Con- mount the last B-?,fi on. Convair vair plant at Fort. Worth Aug. JU, will keep lhe B-.16 "shined up" and 195-1. .it \yill be opened for public in- Last Flight . spectinn on special occasions. It was the plane the Air Force The B-. 1 ?^ was unique among and City of Fort VVoith memorial- modern piston-powered planes in izecl today in formal retirement that its six engines were mounted ceremonies, li flew the Inst. oper- on the back sides of its wings, jitiona) flight the B-36s will ever rnther than the front, and they fly. "pushed" the plane along. The last operational flight was 239-Foot \Vlng*|)an from Biggs Air Korce Base at Kl In flddjt , on to lhe Paso. Tex., to C.'irswell Air Force Ra.se at Kort Worth. One of the men aboard on the last flight speed to -135 was of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. His la'e father was on the fust to be announced in the Sun- al Insurance Company; George NewH of Feb. 22. Top vote. (See COl'KTKSV. PUB* 3) ! (See PILOT. .Pace 3) COCKRELL ROPES FOR 4TH PLACE KL PASO (S|tl) — Lee Cockrell, veteran cowboy from Pain- pit came up with lhe fourth beht time in the cult roping event nt the rind Hiiiiiin) Southwestern rh;implon>hlp Koileo here Thurt- diiy. Corkrell roped and tied h I H calf In It Ml*, iilacing behind Dcitn Olover of Hoise, liliihn, lilt's .\n. | champion calf roper »li<> turned in H I floe Thursday night revealed deep cracks on it." downstream snip. The\- said the gorge apparently loosened and moved downstream when the ice broke through along the crack*. Itrldges Entiling ere<l Authorities said if the gorge let loose again, it could smash at least 10 bridges between Delphi and Laf;iyette and cmsh low-lying buildings. Mark Ainick of the I.ogansport Police Department said if lhe jam "breaks loose all at once the damage would be devastating " Nearly 2,00o families alreadv neat time of have been made homeless by the Wahash River flr>od*. K-F Club Hears Talk On World U. S. PROOF EXPLODES RED DENIAL... U. S. Slatp Departnipnf fplasod photostats, Irft. of Russian newspaper, "Soviet Aviation," in support of charge that an unarmed C-130 transport \vith 17 aboard was deliboi-Hlply shot dosvn it> Rod territory Sept. 2, 19,~>8. The articles describe activities of Russian Defense Force intercepting an "enemy target." Clip at left shows flight plotters directing the five fighters Left to right are Capt. X. Romanyuta, navigator, and plotters D. Pan- keev, N. Budarin and S. Ichin. Newsinap, below, shows crash site near Yerevan in Soviet Armenia. State Department says plane was following route between three Turkish towns (broken line) when it strayed off course to Kai's. It may have been guided from there into Red territory by Russian radio signals, according to the Slatt- Department report. By WAI.1.V TKI KSDKL1. Daily ,\ew* Slaff Writer "I shall light a candle of understanding in my hea.it that will not be put out " With this quotation from tile second book of Ks- dras in the "Apocrypha.' 1 liene Walker Bowman, wife of a Woodward. Okla., businessman keynoted a talk on the problems of the world. 1 Mrs. Bowman, who returned from a round-the-woiid trip, in De- 'cumber, addressed the Top O' | Texas Knife and FVrk Club Thuift- day night She ws» intrrxluced byl i Vi"ia Jordan ! Beginning with the Far F.ast. , Mrs. Bowman said that the Coin- niunists have been spreading anti- : American propaganda in Japan. (The Japanese, having stood off 1 American soldiers for so long, no ' longer fee! Western superiority (she gtated ! Hong Hung was a shopper's i paradise to Mrs Bowman but with ! her pin chases she had to acquire certificates of origin. showing | that thev were not made in Red jOhina Otherwise U.S. C u s t o m s ! would have confiscated the mlicl- ; e.sf • "Hong Ki)iijj ha.* a great manv I problems." she said "Krfugees are there bv the thousands 'There'a no water Hong Kong depends on tlie sky. Wagi-.s a if low There are m> natutal resources Opium parlors an? illegal but heroin is a givat piobiem livi.a was "vast, vaned and in- teiestmg" but Mrs Buwman was shocked hy the novcitv an.i nakedness that she saw. She has little faith that Nehru will straighten out the economv. „ "Fertile fields of corn and vast stretches of desert'' describes fc'gvpt "All ma;l in Kgypl i* in- UTcepted »u,l wii* woi'l s^ntn.»; NU-*M"|. a^jiu"! tins y ^'. el mni^ul i/l J^lilt^l i uii.liliuli' il4 l\r>|-'. v.lil ..nil-si '.tie icUci l.i be ds-u >.,r.l A. luoll ili lii* i'.pcri id'!' ' Na» scl' IS £'"'•£ 11." > t-i^t K'l.llp !">' f.-ii. Ht s (ipeinling ini!(' 6 i'i- K\ star " A run n:' ! ! nv.-ner tr,',j Miv R«'AM'tiftn Ih^t V [ -\ - se J pi''kfT; oi|1 6OO \8^d.« of bis finest EO;») bio- »nd took U lo Moscow bo piston - type engines, llie B-3R had two jet pods on the tip of each wing, which raised its servii:e ceiling to 4S.OOO Amon (-, Carter Jr.. president fp(>l , ind jn ,. ieased ,, s miles an hour. The B-:w v,-ns a huge plane, Coiu.-iir was fond of citing thesa conipn rati VP statistics ; The \ving.«p;m of the B-?,6 — 2?>o feot was greater than lh« length of the first flight made by lhe Wnght Brothers in 1903. Tlie B-36 would haul 81,000 410(10 horsepower, tlie equivalent of nine locomotives or 400 average passenger automobiles. The B-. 9 ,fi would haul 8',(XX) IHIUIK.IS of bombs, more than the K 21 of Work! War II weighed when fullv loaded. The IS.('00 cubic foot volume of the- B-.'Ui was approximately 1 h e volume rif iliree average f i v e- room houses. f;ive to his friends. In ,li>rdan. Mrs. Bowman was disturbed by lhe presence of •"(rival, sprnwling refugee camps" where n man !.s a'l'iued t' ou r wives. "Here tlit-se peojile wnil, after ten \eais to go tock -,o Palestine," she s.'-ud In Lebanon she saw shi'tlleied 1 houses and talked to iiiilividuuls 'who declare,! that the "United 'States accomplished absolutely naming by sciviing in Marines." "Two-thirds of the world is underprivileged.' 1 she declared. "One day we will land on the moon and Mars the nest dav. So what '." No Damage A small grass fire, ropurte.d on tl;« lawn of the Fitst Pieshytei inn . liuri'h, ,i'_'" X. 'Iiay. did no proper!y daiu.'ifie, Pair.pa fliemen said this moniing. Tlie (ira broke out at ?, .12 p m. WALfcfcK BOH WAN . world travekt

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