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II It '»'i.v' Showers ,! $ BAYSHOHK WKATHEK—C'louily witli 'V 1 M-atten-it .showers »inl thumlershowers }",' ?K MVilm-itliiy. Thursday jiartly cloudy, "•i.-S OALVKSTOX T1UJSS: lilirh Low * .(A For Thursday— « ^ 2: Mi p.m. 8:( antouitt 9tttt YOUR HONE NEWSPAPER 3VOL. 36, NO. 243 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY Wednesday. March 21, 1956 BAYTOWN. TEXAS TELEPHONE: 8302. Fix* Cwrtt to Cop? IKE NUDGES SOUTH DESEGREGATION Enquote Studied On Stretch To River- WASHINGTON —Hop Donald T,. ,l:ti j kKon K-OUif. on Ihc; packed i.-owmitloo room.of Hut ilouse Foreign Itclutions committee meeting on President Eisenhower's, foreign nid program: ",Mr. Cliainnan, could we not linvV- J:ir>:rr iiiiarlivrs for this Importitnl' hearing;? Twice J'.vi-. reuchfd fur my handkerchief, and <wiet' I IIHVC picked the. pocket of Congressman l^ccbinptc." 73 Inching Toward Baytown The weather man and the fates •cooperating-, East. Harris count" 1 motorists ' will be driving over a completed Highway 78 from the San Jacinto river to San Jacinto Ordnance works within six or seven months. The State Highway Commission Wednesday was studying' Gulf Bittilithie's low bid of 8631,517 for topping that section of the superhighway being completed between. Houston and Port Arthur. Gulf Bitulithic, 3. Houston road- building firm, also has extensive contracts on segments of the highway in Chambers county. When the present section .is completed, .it will mean that .the four-lane divided highway will • be complete- .from the San Jacinto River to McCarty street in Houston, '. Dirt work and erecting of roadway structures has already started in East-Harris County, from the •bridge to Cedar Bayou, The ordnance works-river sec- tion is 3.4 miles-long, and completion, of this segment will enable Baytown motorists by use. of Decker drive and Market Street road to use the new route. Also work is progressing rapidly (See HIGHWAY—Tagre Two) Rent Due LOS ANGELES —HB— A inujii- cipal judge ruled Tuesday that water softener salesman'Harold Hester must give back Mrs. Viola Fredieu her gallstones and pay her $80 for renting them. Mr«i. Fredieu said the stones, removed from her gall bladder in an operation nine years ago, were rented by Hester for use In n demonstration but complained he had not paid the rental^/ee. Should Show Progress, He TeHsNttion BULLETIN WASHINGTON" —.'IK— ITwl- clent Eisenhower,Wednesday *Q- pealed lor mediation of *** Middle East crtshTto^void > world tragedy ot ».ww'hi Bridge Aid Uncertain NKS. J. 0. ULU.VKD M.KS. -T. T. 11OKKC7A' J. A. WXWIUDLE MKS. JACK JIKNDERSOX AN VI" VI. imiVK Ma'ytown Civic MUMO ns>ocuilion's week-Ionp ini'inhprship drive which bepan Monday is the topic- of stuily for .Mr*. Ullurtt. 3lr«s, Horec/.y and 3Irs. of the. drive, while-preMilrnt Dinwlddir. offers •.ujrgostions. This once-a-.VMt campaign is the only tinio new' tnomlwrs »ro accepted into the, association. At the conclusion of the campaign, artists will IM> hooked for the coming .-season. County Men Favorable Tc Joint Project County Judge Bob Casey and County Commissioner V. V. Ramsey, Precinct No. 2, gave only par- tiaTsupport to the proposed county bridge across Cedar Bayou at the foot of East Texas Avenue at a meeting of the highway committee of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night \V. T. Busch, chairman of the committee, presided. Commissioner P^amsey said hr- feit there is no pressing need for the bridge, and didn't feel that Harris County could pick up more than a part of. the tab for its ultimate construction. Judge Casey said there would be no doubt about Harris County's bi-liding the bridge if it were entirely » county project. He said most of the development from the construction would he in Chambers county, and he felt that county should be the one pressing- for the project. Busch opened the session .with extensive aerial pictures and maps of the proposed bridge. He saidt development of a vast area in West (See BRIDGE—Page Two) I sun spots k *" * Car Hits Pole MTSS ^CATHERINE M. Simian, 603 West Pi'iirce. n.-ccivwl a sprained hand and si skinned knee when lv«r oar struck and broke a tele- phono poll.' on West. Gulf between Whiting and 1 Leo Drive late Tuesday. Miss Sirrnan told Bay town police she blacked out as she was driving along the street and lost control of the car. Open House BAYTOWN" SERVICE League will honor Miss Martha Wise of Warren, Ark., the executive secretary for the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, with an open house pt R p.m. Thursday in Lynnhavcn. AH Service Lcague'mcmbcrs are invited. Stamps Quartet REBEKAH LODGE No, 453 will sponsor a concert Saturday by the Stamps Quartet, Lee Baker Qunr- trt and Hnrley Lester. The concert begins at S p.m. at Robert E. k| Kefauver Scores Upse f- 1 Adlai Bites Dust In Minnesota MIXNEAPOLIS, Minn. —UP— Sen. Estes Kefauver scored a stunning upset victory over Atilai E. Stevenson in the Minnesota presidential primary and jubilantly claimed Wednesday that the political tide has turned in his favor. A flood of votes upset Stevenson in a state where analysts said he had to score a decisive vic- lorv to remain tiic front-runner FATHER POURS BOILING WATER ON DAUGHTER, 7 DETROIT—;in—A 24-your-oUl unemployed janitor whipped his M'vt.-n-.Vfar-old daughter and scnldwl her with hoiling wirtcr beouise site read poorly, police suiil Tuesday. They charged .lowph Reed with cruelty to children after his daughter. Fredcricka, told ti policewoman of hor treatment from a hospital bod. The child told policewoman Ruth White her father beoamo ivi»Kry when she missed a few words while reiwliug for him after returning from school Thursday. She said he whipped her and then ordered her to romovr her clothing and get into a bathtub into which he run (scalding water. Election In May /s Seen On Chonne/v/ew Incorporation for the Democratic presidential nomination. Stevenson backers, including almost all the top Democratic- Farmer-Labor leaders in Minnesota, said they would go over Tuesday's primary returns precinct by precinct to see whether Republicans had crossed party lines to vote for Kcfauvor. Gov. Orville Freeman, who had feared this might happen, said the results show "a movement en masse of the Republicans into the Democratic primary." Late returns grave Kefauver a lead in the statewide balloting and in six of the state's nine congressional districts. With 2.T20 of the state's 3.S06 precincts counted. Kefauver had 202,045 votes to Stevenson's 157.782. An attorney general's opinion held that there would be 21 at large and nine district votes at the national Democratic convention, but a "gentleman's agreement" apparently increases the district representation to IS and cuts the statewide total to 12. (See 1'RtMARY—Page Two) •LOOK AWAY, LOOK A WAT, AWAY DOWN SOUTH LV DIXIE'—A foot-deep snow left nearly all the northeast like this Bronx street in Xew York. The "One Way" is reduced to no way »t all. (Tnt«rnation»l Soundphto) LAWS LONG ARM NEEDS BOARDING HOUSE REACH Justice, of the Peace Walter Queen issued a capias warrant for an illusive traffic violator and ordered Constable Paul Anderson to bring" the man into court — when and if he can find him. When, arrested on traffic charges in January. Merril Ennis Gaines gave Houston as his adress. He was released from jail, but failed to appear for trial. He was located in Port Arthur. He made arntnifr- ments with Judge Queen, to take care of the fines and trials and disappeared again. When Gairres' trial came up again Wednesday, Judge Queen heard that he now is in Corpus Christi. news 1 ' in brief v i :...„ r» By UXITED PRESS CORPUS CHRISTI — Windshield vandalism spreads (o two more Texas'cities, Corpus Christi and Tyler. HOUSTON—A 76-year-old laborer kiils 10-year-old boy, then kills himself as police close in. WASHINGTON" — Some •44,000 Wi'stinjrhouse workers start back to work after longest major strike in 20 years—15fi days. UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. — UN seeks "urgent and eariy action" by Security Council to east threat of war between Israel and the Arab world. Open House Planned For 10,000th Phone The Baytown exchange of General Telephone Company of the Southwest will celebrate another milestone Friday with an open By MEKRIMAN SMITH WASHINGTON —UP— President Eisenhower said "Wednesday he thinks it is incumbent,oa the southern states to make some progress toward (racial integration.'in. schools as decreed by the U.S. Suprenia Court. Under news conference questioning-, Mr. Eisenhower said that^he is well aware of the deep emotions involved in the South, and that?he advocates a. pattern ot moderation ancJ progress. The chief executive said he does not believe in stagnation, on the racial issue in the South. But he added that he wanted to taJce the occasion of his meeting with reporters to plead again for understanding and patience. Other news conference highlights: 1. The President said the farm bill passed by the Senate would be unworkable and not a good piece of legislation. He hoped Senate- House conferees would produce a better measure : from- the -administration viewpoint. 2. He does not .believe that basic' Communist objectives have been changed by recent Soviet criticism of Stalin. The President said that he thought the current Russian leadership had embarked On other methods and consequently had to repudiate something. 3. He would very much like to visit India, but such a trip woulfl be difficult because if he went to the Far East he wouldshave to visit; a number of other;areas. Mr. Eisenhower will play host to Indian Prime Minister Nehru here in July.:: . , 4. He called a meeting of Hepub- t lican and Democratic congressional leaders for 7:30 a.m.. cst Thursday to hear a report from- Secretary; o£ State John Foster Dulles on his recent trip to the FarjEast. . 5. He praised the'Defense Department for putting info effect. 3115 recommendations of the Hoover commission on government efficiency. The President's discussion of the segregation issue was'producedjby a series of news conference questions. He was asked first how^he felt about Negroes..being- brought to trial in Montgomery, Ala'.", for "refusal to ride the buses." The President said first that he understood there was an Alabama state law against boycotts, but,: as for the overall prob'lem- of segregation he said he wanted to refer back to his news conference statement of last week when he aslted for patience -and understanding. The President paused for a moment and then said he had an added idea — hejbelkrves it is incumbent on the South;,to show some Interest Running High On Public Housing Vote Here How Baytown property owners feel about federally supported public housing will come to light Saturday in the election that is causing widespread interest among individuals and groups in the city. An election to decide the'contro- versial issue of possible incorpora- Lee high school auditorium. Tick- tion of the Channelview area pvob- ct.s are being sold by members of a t,]y w ju \, c heM in May. the Odd Fellows and Rcbcknh A ' llon Barnes, secretary of the -.1 and will be available at the Channelview Civic Club, said Tuesday incorporation of the approximately 25 square mile area would include an estimated .10,000 to 12,000 persons. ^_ The area slated for vote is that encompassed by a line beginning at the junction of Carpenter's Bayou and the south sicie of the right-of-way of Dnllisville Road, traveling easterly to the center of the San Jacinto River, thence southerly to Market St. Road, thence to n point opposite the Old River Lake, thence westerly along thi- bank of the lake to the Dc- Zavala Rd. to the north side of riffht-of-w.iy of Market St. Hd., 1 hence westerly to intersection of Murket St. Rd. and Carpenter's Bnyo'j, and thru northerly along Carpenter's Bayou to \Vnllisvillc "ond. docr. Graduates ARMY PVT. Thomas E- Slocum. son of Mrs. Lcgcnia Slocum of Channelview, recently was graduated from. th<> army's transportation nchool at Fort Eustis. Va. Ho entered the army in Oct. 1955 while attending the University of Houston. (Continued On Page Two) Around Town- DAHRELL Tuck Riving a brand now reporter the low-down on city property insurance coverage . . . Doc Hill and Gavrett Herring sub- Kiiliiung as soda 'jerks . . . Bill Broyles entertaining a visitor . . . Sparky Bond visiting the opposition cnmp . . . Betty Brown getting proposed to on dance floor . . . Larry Stocrner planning n week's vacation . . . Carl Trenck- nmn coming to work 10 minutes lale . . . Al Mclinger planning n talk to students. John Chandler looking like "somebody" again. Mrs. William T). Johnson of 807 E. Aron St., finds a brown dog with white feet and a white nose. The dog is wearing a collar but no name appears. If the owner will :iill 2397. Mrs. Johnson \vil! return :*»•> jwf. ARdrns hoppy with ft new . , fop A n rt r u s just Barnes repeated the proposed boundaries, ns filed in a petition to County Judge Robert Casey, to clarify confusion he said has arisen regarding the are considered for incorporation. "I would like to stress that nil that has been done toward incorporation is the filing of a petition which will result in a proper voto by the people of Channeivicw as to whether they wish to he incorporated in a city," Barnes said. Barnes also said the current plans call for the holding of mass meetings within the next two weeks for further discussion and clarification of the issue. .The Channelview Civic Club, organized recently, compiled information regarding the possible' incorporation at the request of numerous citixens of the aron. Officers of the civic org'anisia- tion nro Kny Gillis, president, Homer Richmond, vice president. Guy Ban-on, treasurer, and Bnrnos, socrolarv. M. L Dickerson VFW Head Joint Post, Auxiliary Installation Set Robert R. Tuck Post No. 912 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and 1 the Toadies Auxiliary elected now officers at meetings hold Tuesday night, and will hold joint instrtila- tion rites early in April. M. L. Dickerson will be the post commander during ths coming yeAf, ispiacing Jfirnmy McCIelUn. Other 6ffiepr9-?lt?<-t are .Top F. Harriir, senior vuv n>mman.;rr; H. K. Cherry, junior vioi- c-orn- lYmnn'er; W. C. Moravits, <f|«an<-r- master; Wi 15. Hastings, post ad- vocate; L. B. Bright, chaplain; Kd Hcisel, surgeon; R. R. Martin and V. R. Serbe. trustees. Mrs. Lewis Grochoske will be the president of the Ladies Auxiliary. Officers to serve with her will be Airs. Marshall Diekerson, senior vice president; Mrs. Jimmy McClellan, junior vice president; Mrs. Edgar Peters, treasurer; Mrs. C. D. Sponcf-r, chaplain; Mrs. Fred .S i> h r o 6 <i <• i*, crtniluotress; Mrs, .Tnmes Summer$>iU, guard; Mrs. ,Tor? Harris, -wmary, Mrs, C. \V, Hastings, trustee. Many letters and statements, both pro and con, have reached The Baytown Sun office, indicating the popularity of the issue at hand. Voting machines will be used in all of the precincts which will remain open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Eligible to vote are those who rendered property for taxation, who have been residents of the state for not less than one year, the city not less than six months and who have 1956 poll tax receipts. Voting will take place for Precinct 101 at the city hall; Precinct .' 1? at San Jacinto elementary school: Precinct 102 at Mexican Recreation hall; Precinct 24S at Carver school; Precinct 249 at Antic Plumbing Co.: Precinct 103 at Cedar Bayou Junior high school: Precinct 100 at Wilkenfeld Furniture Co.; Precinct 99, at Thad Felton's. Borgnine, Anna Lead Oscar Race house marking installation of the 10,000th telephone in the Baytown system. J. O. Ware, the company's dis- progress towardfsfcKool integration trict manager, said the open house in conformahce-with?the opinlon-of will be observed all day Friday— the Supreme Court from S a.m. to 4 p.m., "but that the best time for Baytonians to pay a visit will be from 4 p.m. to S p.m., during which guicfed tours of .the plant will be provided. "The public is cordially invited to visit the telephone office during the above hours, especially between 4 p.m. and S p.m.. to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the entire telephone operations here an^ to meet some of the company's 100- plus employes in the Baytown system." Ware said. A number of exhibits «nd displays will be arranged at the telephone office for visitors' inspection. Ware said, and company officials will be on hand to explain functions of the various items of equipment The display will include a "hear and see your o\vn voice" exhibit. Ware said. Visitors will get a chance to see their voice electronically on a screen and hear the way the voice sounds over the telephone. Another part of the display will feature an exhibit of the 103 parts (Sec PHOXES-ttkfe Two) HOLLYWOOD, Calif. —UP- Emest Borgnine and Anna Magnani, who soared to screen stardom on single movies, became popular favorites Wednesday to win Hollywood's 28th annual Oscar awards. Advance predictions indicate the top acting honors of 1955 would go to Italy's fiery Magnani for !;er performance ns a grieving: widow in "The Rose Tattoo." Borgnine. an American of Italian parentage, was favored to win the best actor's statuette for playing a lonely, homely butcher in "Marty." In the supporting actress category Jo Van Fleet appeared a cinch winner for playing Jimmy Dean's prostitute mother in "East of Eden." Public Relations Expert To Visit Bay town He'll Speak At High School And Before Civic Groups DEATH <>r A SWITCHMAN'—AU/-mj>trnjr «o jump on « movirjr Irftirt in T,<v* AnKMes, Stnifhcrn Pacific r-iiilfoad *witohmftn (i^orge Wv Reynold* rtwdB thf. ladder of * car. then slipped and MT. (lht«nt«tnm«I Smundphoto), The Key club at Robert E. Lee high school will present Melvin T. Munn, widely-known public relations man in Texas, in assembly Thursday and Friday at the higii school. While in Baytown. Munn will also speak for the Kiwanis club at its Thursday luncheon, at the La Porte Kiwanis club meeting and for the Key club at La Porte high school. The sponsoring club at REL is headed by Bobby Sanders, president; James Stricklin, vice president; Wilbur Lee Walker, recording secretary: Danny Bauer, corresponding secretary and Reggie King, treasurer. Roy White is sponsor. Because of his experience, ability and a "knack with people." Mann has become ono of the nwrt widely sought after public speakers in the Southwest, and a civic leader of Dallas where he makes Ms home. Munn, who appears constantly before the public, is pe.haps best known in this capacity for his inspirational rendition of "The MULVIN T- MtNX Sermon on the Mount," an oft-requested narration which he delivers to a least 150 audiences a year. He is president of the Kiwanis club of Dallas and has taken an active part in civic affairs of all types. Active in church work, Munn first envinced a real interest in people in 1934 when he took the post of director of religious education at the First Methodist church in Longview where he stayed until 1936. This religious element still pervades his life today as he is a teacher of th« Mr. and Mrs. class at White Rock Methodist church, n past member of its official board and for throe years was a member of the executive commit- , tee of the Greater Dallas Council of churches. High on the list of hia activities has be-on Mii'nn'.i' butions to K=:y clubs, * tion for high schcoi hoys .(Sfe* MUSX—F»g* Two)..

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