Corsicana Daily Sun, January 31, 1959

Corsicana Daily Sun

January 31, 1959

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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 31, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL cloudy and rather cold through Sunday with low to night in lower Thermometer Readings 8 9 1 10 11 13 1 t 37 38 40 1 41 1 43 45 46 Complete Weather Report on Market eof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly If LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL 3IARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Markets Are Closed On AP TELEMATS 204 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS DOUBLE BARRELED F4D Skyray jets tilt their noses skyward after being launched from the super aircraft carrier USS Banger which is undergoing training maneuvers off Pearl The plane at left came from Plane at the right came from right steam The plane also showing had moments earlier launched another plane which quickly climbed out of camera The Ranger will soon join the a catapult off the canted not Seventh Fleet in the Far AP Wirephoto Deny Arlington Stay 31 UPI Chief Justice Earl Warren today turned down an llthhour appeal for postpone ment of the admission of four negroes to an school His announced in a twosentence means that the four negro children are free to enter previously lallrwhite Statford Junior High School on The county school board had asked Warren to stay the inte gration order issued eight days ago by the Fourth Circuit Court of In asking Warren to stay the scheduled for next school board attorney Frank Ball questioned in a petition filed late Friday whether it would be in the best interest of the teach ers and youngsters to admit the four negroes at Ball said negro children should enter an allwhite school under the most favorable circum He also contended that the Stratford integration should be postponed because the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals still was considering the appeal of 26 negro children who were de nied to white schools by Federal Dis trict Judge Albert Frank Reeves and Otto attorneys for the four said in a brief filed today in rebuttal that Balls arguments didnt hold They said in ordering the four admitted on had considered all the prob See Page 7 Midland Paper Reports Gusher 31 An oil well which the Midland ReporterTelegram said was guesstimated al to 000 barrels per was capped fr The the Fred Turner 3 BBShannon in North west Crockett gushed oil from the 7inch casing for al most 24 hours before being cap The oil came from an unde termined section of the interval between the bottom of the 7inch casing cemented at feet and a total depth of Explorer Lofted Year Ago Today By SAJI FOGG 31 UPI A year ago today American prestige stood only feet high on a sandspit in But before that day had end it had soared to the edges of outer At on Jan the first manmade Explorer I went into orbit to end a Soviet mono poly over the realm of The answer to he Sputnik had been thrown aloft from Cape Jackson Plans Local Interest Bills Shortly Several local bills along with others are likely to be introduc ed in the Texas Legisature by Robert Navarro county home for the he stated One bill he will probably in roduce within the near future s one whereby Commissioner Precinct Sammie can be allowed the use of accumulated in road district from an election of years ago and later declared void by a district It is in connection with a Purdon road bond district bond election in which a maintenance ax was levied but the bond iart failed to be approved by necessary Remittances o many taxpayers were made hrough the years but an ac cumulation of approximately has been reported and he ilans a bill that will allow It to e used for road improvement n that Jackson said he was planning on looking into a bill that would deal with certain alleged prac in which illegitimate chlid See Page 7 by an Army JupiterC rocket assembly standing a few inches higher than 68 It rocketed from 250 to 300 miles into space and began circling the It still But at this time a year ago when the pencilslim JupiterC stood on the launching pad awaiting the momentous count the score was United One Giant still orbiting the first in Three previous efforts to propel a satellite into space with Navy Vanguade missiles had The American peo ple and their free world Allies were A year President Eisen hower was on a golfing holiday at but was keep ing a virtual minutebyminute vigil on developments at Cape Less than two hours after the instrumented Explorer went in to the President announc ed its promised to make its data available to the scien tific and sent a well See Page 7 o Cold February Due Over 31 UPI The weather bureau says the nation is in for a cold spell in February except in two The bureaus 30day forecast said temperatures would aver age below seasonal normals ex cept east of the Appalachians and in West coast The coldest weather will prevail in the Northern There will be more precipita tion than normal over the ern half of the United In the Western Plateau and Rocky Mountain Less than normal rain and snowfall was forecast for Northern Plains and West Cotton Income Slashed Millions Stricken Danish Ship Vanishes SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS FRUITLESS Ice And Rough Weather Hamper Extended Hunt armada of search planes and ships battled peril ous ice and the Arctic darkness today in a fruitless search foi an unsinkable Danish ship that crashed into an iceberg in a Titaniclike disaster on hei maiden She was feared sunk with a loss of 95 Fear is gnawing on said Danish Premier Hansen in SOS Last Word The orangepainted Hans flagship of the Royal Greenland Trading Com panys Arctic had not been heard from since EST when she ra dioed her hull was slashed and she was Search planes and a Coast cutter that reach ed the scene shortly before EST Arctic sunset reported the area was thick with Icebergs and floating chunks of ice of various sizes At least one mercy ship turnec back because of the menacing Find Ice Mass The cutter reported a high hazardous concentration of ice with ont floe measuring 40 miles by a halfmile in The wea ther was but the early See Page Freezing Snow Reported In Panhandle By The Associated Press Moderate to heavy snow moved in on the northeastern portion of the Texas Panhan dle The Weather Bu reau reported freezing drizzla ell during the morning as far south as At thunder boomed during a mldmorning sleet the Weather Bureau Sleet peppered the Perryton area in the upper Panhandle for a half hour and was followed at 9 by moderate to heavy Visibility dropped to a quarter Streets and high vays became slick from an inch and a halt of snow that cover ed the ground by late Temperature there was 20 At what was describ ed as almost a mist began reezing onto power ines and streets during the The Weather Bureau reported hat Amarillo had a combina of freezing drizzle and Tulla reported snow and Dalhart freezing The forecast said some freez ng rain or drizzle in the Pan landle and occasional rain from he Pecos Valley eastward could See Page 7 Treason Charge Replaces Sedition SAN 31 UPI Three Americans who published a magazine in Red China during the Korean War now face charges of even though granted a mistrial in the sedition case brought against The treason brought against John Powell and his wife Sylvia and Julian Schu carry a maximum penalty of The new charge was asked by the government Friday immedi ately after Federal Judge Louis Goodman declared the sedi tion at the same time sharply criticizing what he call ed exaggerated and inaccur ate news reports of remarks he made during the Government attorneys said both the sedition and treason charges might be combined for a single trial The Powells published the China Monthly Review in Shang hai during the Korean War and Schuman worked for The three were charged with print ing lies in articles attacking the United such as that the used germ warfare in The government laid these stories hampered both the war effort of this country and its According to the court Goodman remarked Thursday when the jury was absent that there was prima facie evidence sufficient to sustain a verdict of guilty under the treason sta After the remarks were head lined in local Good man said Friday that my re collection is that the court made no such He dis tinguished between the prlma facie evidence at first without rebuttal and flat be lief in Defense Attorney Doris Brin of Los said newspaper radio and television summaries of the episode exaggerated Goodmans remarks and could not help but affect the jury in the most pro found way even though the latter was not She call ed the treason charge a miser filthy The defendants were released Friday on their own recogniz ance and were arraigned on the treason charges before Commissioner Joseph who carried the case over on his own docket until 12 pending indictment by a Federal grand and his are both residents of San Fran is a free lance formerly of Bos ton and New York Robert Sch nacke did not object to the courts He said the Judges remarks were made quite properly but that there was a possibility some appel late courts might find them ob I have no he to try these defendants in any other than the fairest of cir He then filed the treason com Asked out of court why they were charged with and if he had consulted Wash Schnacke no com With this turn of Schnacke and the filing of a treason we can provide evidence on a wider scale which will show proof of distribution of the magazine without limiting it to the United The prosecution had run into difficulty in the sedition case because under the sedition sta tues evidence is limited to the United States and its maritime There is no such limit on treason Sedition carries a maximum possible sentence of 20 years In prison and fine on each Maximum possible penalty for treason Is LEWIS HOSPITALIZED 31 presi dent of the United Mine Work ers of was hospitaliz ed today for observation of what his doctor said could have been a mild heart PLUG DEEPEST TEST MIDLAND Phil lips Petroleum has issued orders to plug its 1EE Uni the deepest oil and gas exploration ever Two years and four months had been spent drilling the ceneral Pecos County 12 miles east of Fort which had been sunk to a world depth of feet AEC Plans OilShale Blast Test QuickerTrigger Weapons Due Atomic Energy Commis sion hinted today it is develop ing qulckeronthetrigger wea pons that apparently need ex tra safety In its 25th semiannual report to the AEC indirectly reported It still is stressing re search ad development on such objectives as imme ready within more rugged wea for use in more advanc ed weapons It also reported it still is try ing to develop nuclear weapons of greatly reduced radioactive fallout in a variety of Presumably referring chiefly the readywithiniminutes type of the AEC said that during last falls tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds See Page 7 Two Teenagers Rob Carpenter SAN 31 Two one of them robbed a carpenter of and terrorized his family after tricking thoir way into the carpenters home Friday Jay Johnson told the youths knocked on his dooi and asked to use the telephone Once inside the the lar ger of the who was bare pulled out a caliber pistol and This is a hold They took Johnsons wallet containing then forced the his wife and their 13yearold into the The who ap peared to be about 18 years of said Slay in there and you wont get Johnson said he heard the door slam and rushed to the only to find the youths had torn it from the He to a o phone Red Cross Hay Get Pilot Out 31 UPI Richard he Air Force pilot who has jeen held prisoner of the East ermans since last ap peared today to be close to re The American Red Cross said it had received a report from ermany that the Communist last German government was willing to release Mackin through the East German Red The flier fell into Communist hands when he became lost and parachuted into East MANY BILLS INTRODUCED AFFECTING OIL AND GAS By CHARGES HASLET 3 The oil and gas industry is keeping a watchful eye on a flood of bills in More than 85 have been in troduced which could have some bearing on various phases of the industry and Its They range from one to ex empt gas producers from utili ty type federal regulation to proposals to cut to 15 per cent the 2712 per cent income tax depletion allowance now ex tended oil and gas The Natural Gas for sev eral years a controversial died on the House calendar last Chairman Oren Harris DArk of the House Com merce Committee has relntro duced with some amend Two other oil slate congress men have relntroduced bills to amend the Natural Gas See Page 7 Fentress Is Named Ttip Texas Publisher 31 The Headliners Club of Austin nam ed Harlon Fentress of Waco Saturday as the Texas News paper Publisher of the directs publica tion of Ihree newspapers which serve They are the Austin AmericanStates the Port Arthur News and the Waco Price Daniel presented Fentress the award at a lunch The Headliners Club allotted In cash prizes to six newspapermen and women for outstanding writing and photography during the Fentress is a pleasant who continues a family publishing His father cofounder and owner of Newspapers Daniel praised Fentress for liis great Interest in Texas water problem and for using Ills newspapers to better inform citizens about what should be Jone to solve Fentress considers water as he main problem for His ihllosophy in seeking to inform lis renders about that and other problems followed a code de volopped by his father If a cllow cant work for his town he ought not to stay The publisher Is probably See Page 7 TELESCOPE artists conception in the Astro nautical Sciences Review depicts a telescope satellite transmitt ng television pictures of the as viewed beyond the blind old of the to ground stations on the East and Smithsonian Astrophysica Observatory scientists lay the proposed satellite project could produce a scientifically valuable four color map of the entire AP Wilson Ponders FPC Regulation In Gas Field 31 UP State Will Wilson says he expects to decide in flie next week or 10 days wheth er to ask the Federal Power Commission to regulate natural gas prices in the big Hugoton which extends from the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma and The Texas Independent Pro ducers and Royalty Owners has asked Wilson to make the request as Oklahoma and Kansas officials already have Spokesmen for the independ ent producers want the FPC to order of some con tracts for sale of gas from the They cite some agree made years ago when gas a under which buyen pay two or three cents per cubic and others under See Page 7 Gulf To Slash Oil Purchases 31 W The Houston Post said Saturday It had learned that certain and severe reductions of crude oil purchases in Southwestern fields are planned by Gulf Oil The Post said it had been In formed by Industry sources that Gulf will institute a purchaser proratlon this Gulf Is the biggest crude purchaser in west Texas and among the four top buyers of Texas A strike by the Oil Workers Union this week shut down ulfs huge refinery at Port The Post said one Industry source reported that the reduc tion in Gulfs Southwestern oil buying will be closer to 65 per cent of its prestrike A Gulf spokesman said the firm hod no statement on pro Iatlon at this DIMES HELFEH HURT 31 a polio victim who still wears a leg set out Friday on a 20mllo hike to raise money for he March of Two miles outside of Edwards was hit by a His leg was brok en and he will have to do his walking on crutches for the next six 31 Atomic Energy Com mission today announced plans to blast open with nuclear ex plosions what may be the larg est untapped oil reserves in the The first part of the AECs plowshare program to demonstrate peaceful uses of atomic is expected some time in the fiscal yeai starting July A tentative site has been picked in northwest ern The Commission outlined the project in its 25th semiannual report to The report disclosed no spectacular ad vances in civilian atomic powei and mentioned weapons only The AEC has scheduled no weapons tests for the new fis cal It ex pect to conduct plowshare ex periments starting not earlier than late The Commission said nuclear explosions can break up huge masses of oilbearing shale so that the oil can be It added that shale deposits in and Wyoming are believed to be the largest untapped oil reserve in this continent if not in the See Page 7 City Polls In Demand While County Slow The anticipated rush for poll tax receipts at the county tax office at the courthouse Satur day morning had not material At no lines had been although most of the service windows were occu Ethel tax assessor said she expected many poll tax orders through the All orders postmarked be fore midnight Saturday will be she The county tax office will re main open until 7 Satur Still District Judge James Sewell and County Judge Kenneth Douglas issued pleas for all eligible persons to pay their poll pointing out that See Page 7 Mace Passes Weather Test 31 The Martin says the latest flight of one of Its Mace mis siles has proved Its allweather The which can carry a nuclear roared 650 niles through a snowstorm from to Wend over Air Force A spokesman for Martin said the TM76B stayed on course all the way and struck the target The Mace will replace the Mar Matador at overseas basei within a few I MORE CROPS ALSO FACING DEEP CUTS Prices Received By Farmers Dip During January By GAYLORD GODWIN 31 UPI Secretary of Agricul ture Ezra Taft Benson has site J ed about 60 million dollars from the potential 1959 income of cot ton and uncalculated millions from the possible come of and peanut This was revealed when Agriculture Department re leased its monthly farm price report Friday and at the same time set the price support rates for 1959crop Formulas Changed It was all done through re vision of the formula by whichi farm parity prices are calcu The revision covered the index of prices paid and received by These two figures ara used in computing parity prices of farm The revised figures reduce parity prices for farm commod ities about 3 per Parity Lowered Parity Is the price needed to put commodities sold by farmi ers on a par with the cost of things they Theoretically it is a fair return for their Support prices for crops are at js percentage at loweF parity price means a See Page 7 Benson Blasts Current Farm Supports Plan SAN of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson has urged support for President ers sweeping new farm plan order to end the fantastic and indefensible surplus Benson spoke before 700 bers of the California Beet Growers Association Friday and lambasted the current farm port program on the six basic crops of peanuts and By next July we will have over billion of surplus farm I commodities in government in ventory and under Tha cost of storage on these gov ernment stocks will be about billion a This Is fantastic and he said It was clear that the Secre tarys statements were meant In defense of the program ask ed of Congress Thursday by President a program in which Benson had a major The plan called for the Junk ing of the concept of parity in favor of a program of flexible supports based on current mar et he was devised luring the depression and re See Page 7 House Information Panel Kept House Information spearhead of a threeyear fight against govern ment suppression of Informa was put back in business Chairman William Daw son of the parent House Government Operations Committee announced reestab lishment of the information subcommittee after three weeks of silence on his Subcommittee Chairman John Moss immediately disclosed his staff was prepar ing material on several areas and said he would announce subcommittees plans within a few Ho particularly singled out as a target for investlsation the response of government agen cies to inquiries from the Gen eral Accounting fiscal watchdog of The subcommittee in the past tias repeatedly charged and produced evidence that govern ment officials have used se crecy labels and regulations to withhold nonsecurity informa tion fro mlhe It said in one of last ra ports for 1958 that there has been some Improvement in gov ernment release of informa But it warned that there still are many federal officials who continue to worship at the shrine of Dawsons repeated statements that he had made no decision on whether to reestablish the subcommittee which died with the last session of Congress led to some speculation that subcommittee would be allowed to remain Announcement that he was reestablishing It came after he issued a statement that said he had instructed the special subcommittee on government information to intensify its In The work of the subcommit tee has not been Dawson THORNTON KEEPS POST AUSTIN JPl Judge Jack Thornton of Dallas has been reappolnted presiding judge of the 35county First Ad ministrative Judicial District in North and East Price Daniel announced the ap OKLAHOMA 31 Factual re porting has outrun the public Earl vice president and general news manager of United Press Inter told the midwinter meeting of the Oklahoma Association Friday Addressing a dinner meeting of the state John son said he didnt believe peo ple could complain that the papers dont have enough faota from We are deluged with We know how many shells fell today on Big Quemoy or how many people went before the firing squads in but this may not help an individual citizen made up his mind whe ther our policy in Asia is the right or the wrong policy or whether Cuba is better off un der Castro than under It Is not a new but It is worth repeating that what has happened In our country is that factual reporting has out run our ability to understand the meaning of the We have got to find a Page 7 ;

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