Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 17, 1959 · Page 2
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 2

Pampa, Texas
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Tuesday, February 17, 1959
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2 1MJJ PAMPA 15A1LY NEWS 51st ( TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1939 Year Tax Discussion Starts Fireworks AUSTIN (ItPtl— Fireworks grupted In a legislative eomniiltpe Mdnday when A prominent Texas businessman threatened to pull up Stakes anrl move out of -stale rathtsr than pay a higher corporation franchise tax. R. Eeari O'Koefe of Amarillo. president of the multl-nrllion (loiter Southwestern Investment Co.. drew a sharp rebuke from Rep.' R. H. Cory of Victoria when ho appeared 'before the powerful Mouse Revenue and Taxation Committee. "T personalty resent anyone coming up here and threatening » legislative committee," Cory, a committee member, said. The bill is part of Gov. Price Daniel's legislative pncfcatre to take the state out of the red this fiscal year. It would raise 1! million dollars by increasing' the present (ax for one-year, and <\\", up another estimated. IS million dollars by changing the formula used for computing the tax. The bill vas channeled to a suhcommltee for further study. During the day, another measure was intioduced that would make it more, difficult for the administration to change or raise Blimp Burns; Four Missing PJNETOWN, N.C. (UPI) • A Navy blimp crashed and burned n a remote coastal swamp near Iiere today and four of its seven ••rpwmen were repoited missing. Three other crewmen were taU- in to a hospital in Washing-ton, V.C.. located near the mouth of i. salt-water inlet just southwest if the accident pvene. t<ie Stale highway Patrol reported. They niffereri burns but their condition •vas not thought to be critical. The patrol said the lighter-than- vir craft, attached to the Olyneo N'aval Air Station near Bruns- •vicl<, Ga., ci-asherl at about 3 i.m. e.s.t. It burst into flames md set the woods on fire, attract- ng the attention of residents in •he area. Thomas Stancil. operator of a 'lying soi-vicr in Washington, sairl le was first to arrive on the -cene. He quoted one of the in- •ured crewmen as saying he had '•>een asleep when the accident or- uirred and had crawled from the wreckage. The crash scene is about a mile 'rom the nearest road' in a wotxl- *d swamp area, Stancil said. LI. Cmdr. drover Jones, public 'nformation officer at Olynro. said •he airship was one of two being 'erried from the Oeoigia h.'isc to ;he big blimp installation at r/ike- hiirst, N..I. They left Olynco nt about dark Monday nifflit, he said. "The accident must have <>•'• curred quite suuklenly and with nn warning." Jones said. "The other blimp received no emergency r;i- dio message and its crew was unaware of the crash." The other blimp WHS continuing Its flight to Lakehurst. he added. laxps. ft is fl resolution introduced byj Sen. W". S. Fly of Victoria calling! for a constitutional amendment to j require approval of two-thirds of; both houses before a new or high-j er tax measure can be passed.j Such an amendment was rcc- ommended by Lt. Gov. Bon Knm?sy 'n his inaugural speech, i Several other important pieces; of legislation were sidetracked in' committee hearings last night. A House committee took under advisement a. bill |n create 1 a. state ' Hoover Committee" to streoin- line governmental agencies, and n bill to close all Texas hay? on the Gulf Coast (n netting 'was stalled. The proposal for a "little Hoover Commission'' is sponsored by i'lep. Cory. He (old the Houzc State Affairs Committee it would help save Texas money through ; more efficient governmental operations. Commercial fishermen sparred with sports fishennen at a hearing of 'he House name and Fish Committee. ! The hill by Rep. Bob Kokhardt of Houston would make it. unlawful for anyone to take fisli in [Texas waters within 300 yaicls •from the coastline and from in-i I land waters. , Felix Stagno, n representative •of Ihe Houston Sportsmen's Club., ;said commercial fishermen are. : depleting the inland hays. ! George VV. McNfiir of I/a- Marque. vice president of the Texas Fishermen's Assn.. said this could no t be proved, and called the measure "unjust' 1 legislation. Pampa'Woman's | Deadline Set For Trees tot-tiers for trees to be used Jfl windbreaks must b% received by the Texas Forest Service before March l, according: to County Agent Ralph Thomas. Thia, seedlings of Austrian. pine, ponderosa pine and red cedar are available a.t the,l cost of production to encourage farmers to plant windbreaks around their farim steads. Thomas said that order blanks may be obtained In his office. Persons must order not less than 100 trees of one kind, and payment must Accompany order. The price is $1,25 per hundred postage prepaid. Cuba Leaders Cut Own Pay Bv MUNCtS L. MfctAttfttt ' Itm ti\t pwwtflofti et Bill ill* iHdel Castro presiding:, voted early today lo rtaah its salaries SO per cent. The decree reducing cabinet pay, one of nine approved at an all-nlg-ht cabinet session, also ordered the suspension of all government "secret funds." Other decrees approved at the meeting provided for: <rf ftii tew muted isy ,the t-ebeis tfuWfif trteif two years 1ft tn« MafifttrA Mountain*, afid Cafl<5*1Ifctto« tUt at! JSWH- on sentences retuttifif from th*lf aet«, CaJStrtt, wfio at 34 I* the youAt- est mart ever to hold ins ftott'of premier, h&d aaid eatUfcf that h« hi* new job to B6 "Ihi said I'd A ipeech Monday Flight that he had no advance knowledge of iftai week's eoMtllu. ttonaJ amendmefit which, by reducing the m l n l w u w af * of dibs,'* presidents fre-m 38 te So, made him enable for his eeim- try'* No. 1 position. Me Said R« has no presidential jCITY -Establishment of a national i ASKS SHO^f "VACAtlON 0 ANNIVERSARY CABIN—An exact replica of the log cabin in -vhich Abraham Lincoln was born is constructed by U.S. Army engineers in Frankfurt, West Germany The structure, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, adjoins the Amenka Haus, a free library making information about the United States available to Germans. The cabin will be open to the public for several months after the birthday celebration. Later it will be moved lo a permanent site in the nearby Tauntis Mountains. Local Bands Prove i Their Showmanship Mainly About People •Indicate* Paid Advertising {Continued Prom Page i) lars in coming years. In other business, commissioners passed on first readings Ordinances 515 and 516. to annex the four-block Rapslein addition in northeast Pa.mpa, and the two block Jarvis-Sone addition. Before adjourning the commission opened six bids from c o n- traclors lo repair the, city water tank at Hobart and Brown streets. Low bid accepted -- for $4,786 was from Randall H. Sharp of • Oklahoma City. Bids ranged from j a high of $18,527 to the Sharp; bid. Sharp's bid included paint, j material and labor. ; Spectators, for the first time in ; several weeks, attended this morn-! ing's meeting. j institute for saving atid housing, replacing the traditional national lottery, which will regulate gambling in Havana's multi-million{dollar casinos. CHICAGO (Of»D—James fitftf, 40, appealed to Judge Joseph A. Pope Monday W cut Short his "vacation" because "this resort t« no good for my health." —A maritime promotion office j The "resort" Is Statevllle Pent- to seek to build up the tourist jtentlary, lo which Pope sentenced! trade. iRini lo nine years imprisonment —Civil service security for gov-' f o r burglary, emmeni workers, who in future may be dismissed only for the "high convenience of the government," with three months' sev MOLD TRADE TALKS BONN, Germany (OPT)—A West. German delegation leaves today erance pay. Top officials appoint-!for Warsaw to renew long-posted by ousted ex-President Ful- poned trade talks with th« Com- gencio Batista were exempted munist Polish government. attier Dies Kdward VV, Smith, 66. of Fnid, Okla.. father of Mrs. Leon Taylor, 701 Magnolia and Mrs. Earl Luther, . 2245 Chtistine, died Sunday night in the Kuld Hospital following an extended illness. Fnmia! services will be held in Knid. Mr. Smith was a retired farmer and a long-time resident of tvnid. He is survived, in addition to his two daughters who reside here, by his wife. Nina of Knid; three daughters. Mrs. Gernldine West of Ad;i, Okla., Mrs. Dorothy Taylor. Mrs. Lois Ware, both of Knid: and 12 grandchildren. Quotes In The News LOS ANCKI.KS Vi'-e President Richard M. Nixon, on the illness of Sen elan- of State John Foster Dulles: "It seems a sad commentary Hint Die secretary of nUile should ) to become so ill for people to appreciate him. When HUH period of history is svriUen it will prove we have been at peace in one of the most difficult periods of all time." Pampa's school bands again proved their superiority Monday with a public concert in the crowded Robert E. Lee Junior High Auditorium. Ei^ht hundred or more parents, friends and music lovers cheered the four bands lo a triumphant conclusion of the Winter Concert. The bands heard from were, the All . City Elementary Band, directed by Chahes Meech; the Rcbe.rt E. Lee Band, directed by Joe DiCosimo; the Pampa Junior High Band, under the direction of Ben Gollehon: and the Harvester Band, directed by W. E. Tregoe. The Elementary Band did i t s best work with Weber's "Referee's March" in which referees' whistles were heard. Leading off with K. L. King's "Imperial March." the Lee Band «avc a varied and well modulated progiam. Hermann's "Belmont Overture." Bauwens . Chidester's "Oveiture. Belgiqlie" and Glenn Osser's arrangement of "Beguine Festival' 1 were sheer joy to the listener. With the appearance of the Pampa Junior High B>md, came a change of pace. Completing the traditioinl "Itoyal Purple" by Ciriggs-Yodf-r. the group launched Krank Eiichnon's evocative "Summer Holiday," playing with per- cejv'.ion beyond their years. Then followed a reeling "Si, Tioca- dero'" ;md a reverent, vibrant "Air and March." % The Harvester Band came into the picture with "Fanfare and Allegro." switching to "Siegfried's Rhine Journev." .stately and bub- ,bly. Something began to happen in jselections from Jerome Kerns i "Roberta!" as musicians soloed in • "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." • With the next -number, a drum solo hy George Olds, the concert turned into an artistic free -f o r all. Olds was backed by an expressive combo under Tregoe's di- .rection. 1 The program concluded w i t h Everett Maxwell's "Marclio Vivo," a piece played with much "joie de vivre." Cliett Elected Landowners in Subdivision No. 2 of the Gray County Soil Con-, servaticn District Monday elected ..James W. Cliett as supervisor to) fill the unexpired term of Dickey Everett who resigned. Cliett, a stock farmer for the past ten years was named tho "comeback farmer of the year" | in the Gray County District in. 1952 and went on to win the 52 1 county area award. He has been very successful in getting old worn out farms back to grass. Before the election, over a hundred farm people sow tin- film, "A Tenderfoot In Europe", Kvelyn .Mason, Gray County ASC office manager, explained the choices Ihnt farmers would have this year in the cotton allotment program. MAKK AMMAL imt'OVKKV i TOKYO l UPIj -Communist Radio Peiping said today two animals once thought to be non-existent in China- the elephant and the rhinoceros -- have been discovered near the Burmese border. The VFW Auxiliary will hold a i Valentine Party at 8 p.m. today in ( the home ot Mrs. 0. F. Krelmeyer, ;912 N. Gray. ! Kdwnrd Wesner, While Deer, has ibeen elected president of Delta! Sigma Phi, a national ?ocial fra-j Jternlty at North Texas State Col-j ilege, Denton. A junior business ad-j : ministration major, Wesner is the ;?on of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin A. j ; Wesner, Route 1, White Deer. He' ; is a 1952 graduate of White Deer iHig-h School. WEATHER" (Continued From Page 1) early Vanguard Inunchings. Youngsters played in the surf ! while their parents, with tele- I scopes ami field glasses ready, i watched the 22,600-pound Vanguard start its mission. The rocket was set to place the satellite in an orbit with a mini- i mum altitude of 200 to 300 miles and a maximum altitude of 1,600 miles. The only previous Vanguard ^o achieve an orbit was a S'/i-pound test sphere fired last March 17 ;vnd now In an orbit that may .last as long as 2,000 years. ' If today's firing succeeds, the new Vanguard will be the first 'full-slx.ed satollite in the series. First Aid Course j Has 26 Students i Twenty-six persons are enrolled ( in a standard first aid c o u r s e taught by John Gikas and Mrs. H. R. Jeter of the Pampa Red Cross. The class began Monday in the cafeteria of Woodrow Wilson 1 Elementary School. ! According to Gikas. class periods are devoted to discussion and' demonstrations of artificial respiration and other first aid subjects. • The class will end Friday when' the ten chapters of the new Red i Cross First Aid Manual have| been covered. ! Students are taking two chapters a day. The class meets from' 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. ; HARD OF HEARING? Hear at lostl proudly presents THE PRIVAT-EAR"* "ru- ,u,. WITH " TTIR "VINO! This is the BRAND NEW, remarkable Hearing Aid that provides the hearing help you want and need ... and allows you to forget you are wearing it! For FREE Demonstration on the "Private-Ear" «ome lo the monthly hearing aid service at the Hotel Adams, I'ampa, Texas, Wednesdy, Feb. 18, from tl a.m. o 6 p.m. Acousticon R-E-A-C-H Co., Amarillo, Texas 2909 Washington and 801 Polk at "LevlneV Read The News Classified Ad*. 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