Corsicana Daily Sun, February 10, 1959

Corsicana Daily Sun

February 10, 1959

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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 10, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Wednesday colder this afternoon and tonight with low tonight in Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 i 12 1 60 58 69 59 59 57 56 Complete Weather Report on Market IJHomeofthe Daily Sunand SemiWeekly LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er strong corpor ates quiet trad CHICAGO WheatsHigher late late to slightly higher light trade to 50 cents higher top Cattle Slaughter steers steady to strong top 212 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Tornado Kills Injures Over 300 ft ft iir ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Ike Rates Foreign Aid Above Domestic Funds RETURNS POLICY GREATEST Voices Belief Some Planes Lured By Reds 10 IUPI President Eisenhowe trarned the Democratic control fed Congress today against cut ling foreign to offset in preased spending for domesti programs such as housing anc The President told a new conference that he could think fcf no policy that would be more destructive of Americas bes He said the nation gets the greatest possible re turn from foreign aid spending He said that if the Demo tratic leaders of Congress had any idea of in effect using foreign aid funds to financ domestic then states manship was beginning to sink to a very low The Presidents comments on the foreign aid program were by a question abou reports that Congress might cu foreign aid offset increasec spending for airports and other domestic In other topics covered at the news the President clear that he Is not alarmed by the current in See Page American Girl Winner Annual Pancake Race 10 UPI Mary her bright orange head scarf flap ping in the as she flipped a pancake in her today won the 10th annual Interna tional Pancake Race by seven seconds over the winner in Miss a 25year old high school physical educa tion raced across the 415yard S shaped course in time of 1 sec The winner in Bridget had covered the dis tance in 1 The Liberal victory evened the friendly international competi tion at five victories Liberal had not won the inter national race since It was the third straight vic tory at Liberal for Miss CoIIing but the first time that she has been able to beat the winner in She will be disqualified from future Dressed in blue white blouse and white apron with an orange Miss CoIIingwood trailed Mary Barrington up to only 50 feet of the But Barrington fell from exhaustion and Miss CoIIing wood emerged In addition to the Internation al Traveling a silver which she returned to Miss CoIIingwood also won a pressure cooker and in See Page Neatly Says Tuition Hike Will Help State Schools CHART DISPLAYED AT president of the United Auto Workers points to a chart set up for his testimo ny before the SenateHouse Economic Commit tee hearing in Reuther said differ ent governmental policies could have pushed the nations production more than 100 billion dollars higher in the past six AP Wirephoto Prayers Asked For Dulles President Eisenhower oday called on the American ieople to pray for the early re urn of Secretary of State John roster Dulles to his The resident said Arrferica needs The President spoke at a iews conference about a half iOUr after Dulles entered Wal er Reed Army hospital to un ergo a hernia The President said that ar as he Dulles illness ould not Interfere with prep rations for Western negotia ions with Russia on lermany and other European The President noted that no matter what type of negotia ons are held with the Rus some time will be neces ary for He em lied that he expects Dulles to e well by the time the meet ng is Eisenhower said there have een suggestions for a meeting pith Russia at foreign minist rs level and such a confer nce would take some time to He said he believes Soviet remier Nikita Khrushchev s more concerned with a eads of government meeting ithout an Such a ummit the President would take even longer i No Russian Visit Eisenhower made it clear lat he has no intention of ac epting Khrushchevs invita See Page 10 pub 109 W0m ATTRTTN m n Modernize Arms By JOSEPH GRIGG The government announced day that with ade important tech nical advinces in the modern ization of Its atomicage arsenal A White Paper published by the defense ministry said Brit ain now possesses stockpiles of atomic and hydro gen bombs and a sizeable fami ly of American and British ruided missiles capable of car rying them to enemy The Navy is preparing to build four guidedmissile cruis ers and an Americanengined nuclear the White Paper while more and more bomber squadrons are getting untramodern VClass It added that the design of British nuclear warheads has been improved through infor mation compiled from and British bomb The White Paper said exchang is of technical information with the United States will permit a significant increase in the rate of production of nuclear The government said produc tion of Jongrange airtosur face missiles continues to pro gress See Page Power Policies Compared 10 UPI Hubert Hum phrey said today the Eisenhower suppressing administration is public power pro grams while the Soviet Union Is gearing for allout There is quite a contrast be tween plans for power develop ment here and in Humphrey He said the administration opposite and develop ceems aimed direction To tard public back in the restrict power from a re cent trip to contrasted power development plans in the United States and the Soviet Union in a speech prepared for delivery before the 17th annual meeting of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Associa tion The associa tion is the service organization of rural electric Uppermost in the minds of convention delegates is the ad ministration proposal that rural electric systems stop depend Ing on the government for mon ey at a bargain basement In terest rate for development and administration that after 25 years the rural systems should stand on their own feet and forego loans at 2 per cent interest from the Rur al Electrification Administra tion It has suggested the systems get their money from private sources where the interest rate would be President Eisenhower is sched uled to speak informally at the convention Thursday and out line the administrations posi Besides a higher interest he has suggested other financing changes for the rural To put it in military Humphrey one could say the administration is conducting holding It is holding the line on hydro power development hold ing the lid on public atomic power production holding the door open for the power com pany hierarchy to strengthen its power and position Secre tary of agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is holding the reins of REA and if immediate steps are not taken you know who will be holding the Humphrey urged the delegates to keep hydro power develop ment high on its and to de mand that government harness streams as well as atomic energy for development of ad ditional Senate Republican whip Thomas Kuchel said Mon day that administration power policies threaten to emascu late the principal of pre ferential treatment for publicly owned power The California Republican al so spoke out bluntly against administration attempts to change rural electric coop The aspersions upon REA in terest and loan policies consti tute a threat to the magnifi cently successful rural electrifi cation Kuchel told the 17 annual convention of the National Rural Electric Co operative In his speech Kuchel cited the administrations power partnership proposal for the Trinity River project in Calif ornia as the latest assault on the preference clause of fed eral reclamation If the private power industry succeeds in preventing the gov ernment from making elec See Page i Polite Gunmen Loot Florida Jewelry Store jewel thieves took an estimated in gems from an exclusive jewelry shop Monday in the second major robbery in this resort area with in two Jewels worth were stolen from a suite at the Am ericana Hotel in Miami Beach Police declined to link the two but said both looked like the work of Two polite talk ing men held up Levinsons jew elry store Monday at gun point in gentlemanly fashion took only jewelry that was in They escaped with between and officers along with about 000 in detective Marion Murrah said they courteously loft behind a ring worn by one of the store One of the gunmen asked the Irving if his ring was in Getz said and the fjunman replied you keep it At least they were gentle men about the whole Murrah said could meet the financial needs for its 18 taxsupported colleges and universities with a a year Williams Heatly of Paducah said Heatly suggested doubling the present tuition He spoke at a West Texas Chamber of Commerce break fast for If we can meet the national average in tuition at state schools a year we can meet Texas requests for higher said chair man of the House Appropria tions I am not advocating the crease but this is a It has been pointed out we are be low average in teachers salar We also are 43rd in the na tion on tuition Maybe If we could bring our tuition uu to the teachers sal aries could be brought The Legislature in 1957 dou bled the tuition fee from to 100ayear for resident stu Similar increases were made in outofstate student The Texas Commission on Higher Education meets Mon be whether tuition fees should Heatly said the slate was spending about 26 million dol See Page iff Vff 7F Ramsey Holds Franchise Tax mind freely on tax pro ic may speak its and at any length the chairman of the Revenue and Taxation Commit assured the House Ramsey of Beck issued the red letter in the 29 sessions first million dollar Hation as a evy on aced its at 2 chairman of undraising he House he wanted to business first committee test the told give very citizen of Texas a chance o be heard on the franchise ax He asked members whose con stituents wanted additional ime to be heard on the bill to et him know so that the com nittee could schedule addition al public hearings to give every me a chance to be The ranchise tax revision is one of many revenueraising meas ures pending in Ramseys com It took the House about an See Page Houston Faces Firemens Suit 10 UP A suit seeking one million dollars n back pay was filed against City of Houston today by 20 members of Firemans Union cal The test suits seeks salary jenefits due and not paid to the citys Clyde lawyer for the filed the suit saying We gave the city 15 months make up the back Now we are forced into this court Poage Calls Hearing Waste Of 10 UPI Secretary of Agricul ture Ezra Taft Benson urged arm belt lawmakers today to lelp fight inflation by curbing the cost of government aid to He appeared before the House Agriculture Committee to seek approval of the administrations plan for lower farm price sup orts and relaxed production The committees Democratic eaders served notice in advance hat they want no part of the new They said the committee will not approve any reduction in price Benson said present support and production programs have obviously failed in controlling surplus crops and have helped arge farmers more than small er He added that farm costs are a powerful factor in the fight against inflation one of the most serious domestic problems facing the American farmer and the American people to His inflation statement was apparently part of an overall White House campaign to hold doAn government spending to achieve a balanced his testimony added little to the proposals President Eisenhower submitted in his re cent farm message to The asked Congress for aulhority to lower price supports to reduce the ncen tics for over He suggested basing supports on recent openmarket price aver ages instead of the old fair earning power parity Benson said Congress should enact a new program for wheat before May 15 when produc tion controls for the 1960 crop are to be He said MORE DEAD ARE FEARED Giant Storm Lashes DEBRIS Storm Strikes After Several Hours Hard Rain 10 A sleeper tornad with winds up to 110 miles ar hour smashed into Louis ear ly spreading death anc destruction first at the south west edge of the city and ther in the central after of heavy Shortly before th known dead at the city morgue reached Of 19 wort identified and three were unl Many Released Hospitals reported more thar 320 persons were The two city hospitals treated anc released 270 persons and kep another 55 for additional treat In suburban th 300foot transmitting tower o radio station KXLW was brought down by the winds Chief Engineer Jim Mitchell o the station said the tower was built to withstand winds of IOC miles an The tower sheared off part of the room Mitchell was standing In when it came Two more feet and I would have got the five of said JANUARY JOBLESS UP AS TOTAL EMPLOYED United Tress International A tornado cut a path of death and destruction in Louis today and flash floods sent lowland residents fleeing to higher ground across wide areas of the A giant winter storm lashed the nation from the Southern Rockies to New It included devastating torrential heavy ice and freezing fog and even dust Louis took the heaviest a ripped Into the southwest edge of the city and wreaked havoc through the central Flash foods hit the Louis suburban wide areas of Ohio and a sixcounty strip in North Central Indiana because heavy rains fell on land already clogged with snow and Many Ohio rivers and streams already were overflowing 1 Proposed Dam MaintenanceTax Petitions Due A special meeting for nexi Monday has been called by the commissioners court for the purpose of receiving petitions if they contain the sufficient number of wll require the court to call an election on a proposal to levy a county tax not to exceed two cents on the valuation foi the maintenance of According to the petitions have been circulated for the past several The court rejected an earlier request that the county help maintain the dams on the grounds that the county has no authority to spend funds foi such Having been informed that the petitioners would like to present their plea next he court called the special meeting in concluding business at the regular meeting Monday InHither action the voted to accepl the bid of First National Bank of Corsicana as depository foi all county funds and public school funds for the 195960 First National submitted the lone The court approved a motion o advertise for bids on the folowing items 30 deed record one or more one or more document iling one or more typewriter and one or more metal office Bids will be opened at 10 March at the court Plans and specifications may be obtained at the county udges The government said today the number of jobless increased by last month to for the highest January total since The commerce and labor do partments also said in a joint report that employment fell to in January PostChristmas layoffs of retail store and postal workers and further cutbacks in outdoor work accounted for both the report It said job losses were about normal for this time of The drop in employment was larger than the rise in unemployment because most those persons leaving holiday season jobs withdrew from the labor force instead of seeking other The unemployment rate after seasonal adjustments remained virtually unchanged at 6 per cent of the labor force for the second month in a This reflects a slowdown in the rate of job recovery from recession the report Unemployment hit a post war peak of last Last months jobless figure the 1058 total by nearly a quarter The report that nonfarm employment Including domestic servants and unpaid family workers fell by during the month to 58 Nearly all of this was accounted for by cutbacks in post offices and construction Manufacturing employment ell by from December to January to with substantial layoffs in food processing and lumber WEATHEB Page Avalanche Slides Toward Swiss Village Switzerland Switzerlands mwirtf ground i pJcfritlesslytbward this AlpiiVb village today and threatened to cut off persons in the plush winter resort of Zeimatt An official at tho tiny railroad station here reported that the situation looks very You cnnt see the slide from but we are putting an observer with a telephone on a nearby hill from where he can survey the whole he The villages 210 residents evacuated their homes Monday jwhcn glacier pilot Hermann Gelger sounded the He said the slowly sliding mass of dirt and rock now about feet above the village at the foot level could wipe out Lhc town in an hour if triggered by new snow or An avalanche would send huge iioulders twice as big as sentry boxes hurtling 100 miles an hour through the center of he The mountain has been Page Some Damage lit Wesl Texas FromHiffhWSnds By The Associated Press Raging hail and Ing dust lashed most of West Texas late Monday as a Pacific cold front moved across the Wind clocked unofficially up to 90 miles per hour more than hurricane force raked tha Plalnview and Borger The winds flattened a garaga and upset a trailer house a A church under struction was collapsed by tha wind at where windows and carports were also Wind hitting with gusts up to 86 miles per hour upset a plane landing at Borger but the occupants escaped Blinding dust storms from Dalhart southward to Midland cut visibility to onequarter of a mile at a number of Several parsons wore injured when five autos piled up neap Plainview during tho dust At Mulcshoe the drivers of a car and school bus wera njured in a Power ines were blown down at several disrupting Hailstones broke iiutomobila windows at Pampa and also battered an area west of The which tapered oft after carried a cloud of fine dust into North Central A warning Monday night for Page Voting Slated March 7 County Judge Kenneth Douglas has set March as the date for the Blooming GrovePurdon school district consolidation proposal There will be one box at the usual voting place in each school Douglas Calling the election follows a petition presented to Judge Douglas from residents In both school districts Such a consolidation would need the approval of voters In both school Blooming Grove is independent and Purdon Judge Douglas named McCormick of Blooming Grove and Ruth Farmer of Purdon election Blooming Grove and Barry consolidated only See Page County Polls Show Decided Drop For Year Fewer persons paid their poll ax for this year than for the county tax office A total of including were issued or 1959 as compared to including for Ethel county tax attributes the decrease to the fact that 1959 is an offelection She points that there are many important elections on several For a total of persons paid their poll taxes and were For a year that witnessed the election of a United Slates senator and local persons paid their poll taxes in Navarro while were issued exemption January 31 was the deadline for paying poll taxes for Page Cop Is Friendlier Now Traffic policeman Mario Scoccia was unusually friendly to motorists When motorists handed traditional gifts to traffic police on Ephiphany Day Scoccia got a cake a lottery tlclict in he learned he had von the top an 11pound goldplated model of the cake vorlli Page In Ion and Norfolk In the retreat from Virginias massive resistance to school The action brought to 10 the number of schools that have admitted negroes in the three Thirty negro students now are enrolled in the states previouslywhite schools out of a total of nearly school chilc ren of both Absenteeism ran only about 10 per cent in the two elementary Sixtyfour out of 657 students were absent at Ramsay and 30 of 321 did not answer rollcall at A Hammond High School Cnrl Berry handed school officials a note from his asking that he be given proper forms to enroll in another Berry declined to say whether integration prompted the Heavy police guards were placed around the three Alexandria schools and precautions were taken to avoid any crowds But there was no demonstration of any City school officials fought ntegration up until last Saturday when thev asked Judge Simon Sobeloff of tha Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to dcluy the But when Sobeloff ruled that the time is the officials pledged their full cooperation and prepared for a peaceful Raymond assistant to school superintendent sail the children entered Hammond High School and the two elementary Ficklin and without It was a normal situation all he It marked the first time that a Virginia elementary school was With the three Alexandria there are now ten desegregated schools in the Six at Norfolk and one et Arlington county obeyed court orders and Integrated quietly last today ordered the rcopcnng of Warren County High School on desegregated basis on The school at Front Royal In northern Virginia the countys only high was the first to be closed under the states now defunct massive resistance program when 22 negroes were ordered Paul turned down the plea of Warren School Board to defer disegregatlon until next hilllps argued that a shift from private facilities to the public school at this time would be disruptive and tion Curb the wheat surplus has grown so big that we are facing a He indicated he would not insist on immediate changes in the programs for cotton and corn since Congress enacted them to take effect this year and may want to give them a reasonable trial One key member of the committee said the group will not approve any reduction in price The hearing is really a waste of remarked Poage but I guess its just one of those rituals we have to go through every Poage said he believed the Senate would take the lead later this year in putting together a new Democraticsponsored farm 10 This historic Virginia own reluctantly but quietly admitted nine negro children to hree of its public schools Seven of the negroes went to Iwo elementiary tho irst in Virginia to be Two others entered a previously allwhite high just a few miles from George home at Mount joined CLEARING DALLAS York Maintenance of Houston was awarded the job of clearing the site of Iron Bridge voir on the Sabina river for 4 I ;

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