Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 11, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudi ness through Thursday with few show ers a little warmer Thursday low tonight in low Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 i 12 I 1 I 1 40 41 i 42 44 46 48 I 50 Complete Wettbtt Report on Market UJHome of the Daily Sun and SemiWetkly Morning liaht If LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er advance cor pora tes mill buy CHICAGO profit tak mixed Oats lower light to 25 cents lower top to 50 cents lower top AP TELEMATS 213 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS PULLED FROM with an uni dentified man is taken from the wreckage of a three story building in Louis after being buried alive for more than two hours after a tornado swept through the His small son also buried in the was dead when rescuers reached them AP Wirephoto Board Approves Teacher Training Development of a program which would require additional training of teachers in Corsi cana public schools was au thorized by the board of trustees at its regular meeting Tuesday Dana who terms the program professional authorized to de velop such a plan and present it to the board for Degree Work Urged The program would have many facets but essentially it would require teachers to con tinue their education and train ing and to work toward a mas ters degree if they dont have I good teaching requires a certain amount of professional Williams told the and that It is I something that must be main tained at all times if the teach I ter is to do good Williams said that under euch a authority would be granted the adminis tration to require teachers to take specified courses when there is a change in teaching See Page 2 Nation Gets Warning On ni i rw Epidemic It Surgeon General Leroy Burney today warn ed the nations health officers that it is probable that out breaks of influenza sweeping Europe may hit the United Burney pointed to reports from the world health organi zation of outbreaks of various types of influenza in several European Although no outbreaks of influenza in the United Slates so far have been Bur ney further introduction of the disease is He renewed a recommenda tion that private physicians give special consideration to the desirability of vaccinating the the chronically preg See Page 4 Venezuela Excited Before Inaugural 11 Gras celebra tions reached a fever pitch of excitement and violence today with serious rioting in advance of Presidentelect Romulo Betan courts inauguration More than persons went wild in the El Silencio commer cial district Tuesday They tore down preLenten carnival broke into and loot ed threw rocks at police and overturned and burned two National Guard patrol Police broke up the growing mobs with tear gas and wounding four rioters in the legs and Sixty other per sons were injured and 470 ar Police said those arrested in cluded known thieves and pick pockets who used the carnival spirit to incite How other sources indicated the riots might have been inspired by political agitators who op posed Betancourts Betancourt was elected last year by a nationwide majority of landslide but Communist supported Rear Wolfgang Larrazabal car ried The delegation to the inaugural headed by former New York Governor Thomas arrived by special Air Force plane Tuesday night and was escort ed around the center of where the riots The delegation Included former Kansas Senator and Harry Charles Porter See page 4 Giant Winter Storm Cripples Midwest Texas Crowded Prisons Explosive ELLIS RAPS CUTS MADE IN BUDGETS Emergency Funds Required Now For Operations 11 Director Ellis warned to ray that unless requested nous ng is approved to alleviate crowded prison the id could blow Ellis told the House Appro priations Committee We havent had a major riol knocking on many Theyve had them all overthe You jus ceep on stacking them up and he hds going to blow They will tear up more than were asking I hope it never comes to the point when I have to say I tolc you Ellis said George Beto of Austin Department of Corrections oard said the 100 requested to build new units is not an Were jusl catching We have 400 men sleeping on the The pop ulation Is Seventy ive per cent of our inmates are n in a big In these tanks we have much perversion today in spite of the best supervision we can The department also askec or additional medical facilities and At present they are Ellis He told the committee free Page 2 DeGaulIe Calls Cabinet Heel Over Algeria 11 UP President Charles De Gaulle to day summoned his cabinet into emergency session to discuss a new wave of extreme right wing agitation in The set for Thurs was announced while news papers of all political shades cried shame at the European extremists who two days ago hurled insults at Premier Miche Some newspapers wounderec why police deployed massively throughout Algiers failed to dis perse the milling It shout ed abuse against Debre and De and acclaimed late Mar hal Philippe who head ed the discredited World War I vichy Officials said the cabinet will lear Debres report at Thursday at the Elysee Presi dential Le Monde remarked that In Paris police did not hesitate to disperse with flying clubs arid ifle butts leftwings demonstra ors who protested against the Gaullist constitution during a nass meeing held by De Gaulle ast The independent leftwing newspaper Combat claimed to day Debre gave in to the right wing extremists by proclaiming after the demontration that Al geria is OIL DEMANDS DOWN AUSTIN Bureau of tfines has forecast a demand of barrels a day for Tex as crude oil in The lureaus forecast is bar els a day below the February The March allowable vill be set by the Railroad ommission Farm Surpluses Irk Solons 11 Secretary Ezra Taft Benson knows one thing for sure wants everything possible done to get rid of farm surpluses by shipping them This was the overriding theme which ran through hours of testimony and questions Tues day during Bensons appear ance before the House Agricul ture Benson was told repeatedly that efforts to reduce surpluses in this way should be stepped up f The agriculture secretary and nis aides promised to do so but also asked the lawmakers to be patient and allow the govern ment time to get the ball really Democrats and Republicans alika applauded Presidenl Ei senhowers request for Benson lo vigorously push a food for peace plan lo ship more farm producls But they criticized the ad ministration for not using all the funds and resources now available lo speed exporls of surplus whether it be Ihrough barler or dona tion to hungry Benson said this country had been pushing farm exports al mosl lo the But he said the United States also had to consider the interesls of olher friendly countries in the world he such efforts shouldnt dis turb dollar sale of farm products The did litlle to satisfy the congress The wheat surplus alone was expected to be at an all time high of bush els by July It has to go they and the best bet appears to be over House Democrats indicated clearly today they are prepared to disregard most of Eisenhow ers agricultural recommenda tions and write their own farm Benson urged lower price sup ports and fewer controls over production yesterday before the House Agriculture Its the same thing the secre tary has been saying for six Chairman Harold Cool ey DNC said The administration has provided no See Page i Set Secret Quiz On Transport Attack Afford Says IB1 Checking Victory 11 UPI Dale Alford D Little Rock segregation charged today that FBI agents have been ordered into a politically inspired investiga ion of his writein victory ovei Brooks Hays last He told the House the FBI has no place in questioning voters in the 5th congressiona He said it amounts to another instance of Illegal in tervention in Arkansas affairs Copeland Suffers Severe Burns In Bias John Miller who suffered burns over 45 per cent of his body when a 100barrel oil storage tank exploded Tues day about near East Seventh avenue and Washing ion Is reported in fairly good condition Wednesday at Memorial It was reported Copeland suf fered third and fourth degree burns of the arms sack and Moments attei he he declined to be taken to the hospital by an telling spectators and firemen who gathered quickly that he first was going home to clean up before seeking medical Fire Chief Charley Tieman said Copeland told him that he was using a portable butane orch to burn parrafin out of ine on top of the tank when explosion and fire occurred The tank on which he was working was ripped apart and oil but a companion ank sitting next to did nol The impace knocked Copeland to the who lives at 1830 East Beverly and his family moved to Corsicana in September after having com pleted service in the S Marines at Camp C He woiks for his M who is head of Cope and Oil The scene of the accident was he Lottie Birdsong 1 well Three fire trucks and a iriffin ambulance responded to he Berry Renamed To State Post 11 UF rice Daniel today reappoint ed Berry of rellred army officer and urvivor of the Bataan death as state adjutant gen The governor also named William Martin of Waco as assistant adjutant another two year general for Both nominations went to the Berry has been adjutant gen ral since He if Denton a native by the Eisenhower Alford said agents were In terviewing residents of his dis trict seeking to document a series of politically inspired charges concerning my elec the Democratic prim ary nominee for was defeated in whal has been de scribed as a paste on write in campaign by Voters were provided stickers bearing Alfords name to paste on theii Alford said the FBI was noi to be condemned since it was merely obeying orders from albeit those orders are shaded by political The obvious political over tone of this unwarranted use of our federal investigative he is best de See Page 2 Extra Billions Requested For Current Year 11 iUPl1 President Eisenhower askec congress for supplementa appropriations totaling for the current fisca The White House said the re quest would not add to the 1959 The request covered a number of executive agencies the legislative the judici ary and District of Most of the appropriations were forecast in the 1960 budget submitted to congress last month by the The White House said the total request would not increase 1959 expendi tures or obligational authority over the 1959 estimates in the 1960 The While House said the recommendations reflected a re duction of 29 million dollars from the budget The largest item was to reimburse the Com modity Credit Corporation for calendar 1958 activities subject to later Also included in the long list of requests were for the development loan fund grants for public assistance to the states through See Page 2 Tokyos Count Near 9 Million 11 copulation of Tokyo stood at men and the Vital Statistics Bureau an nounced The number of people In the city increased during A bureau spokesman said Tokyos population is likely to for some displaced conlinue ime as increasing farmhands y mechanization flock to city to seek other Foreign Affairs Committee members said today they will quiz a top State De partment official about the de struction of an unarmed transport by Russian fighter Livingston as sistant secretary for European was summoned primar ily to brief the committee In secret session this afternoon on the Berlin Wayne Hays D Ohio said he will ask Mer chant why the committee was not advised of the existence of a taperecording of the Soviet pilots conversations as they shot down the American The who first learned it from a TV news pro said he and other com mittee members were irritat ed over the departments fail ure to take them into its con He said they planned to question Merchant on the whole authorities have said the plane was the RussianTurk ish The Russians have denied repeatedly that they shot the plane down and claim the transcript Is a There were 17 men aboard the The Russians re turned six bodies and insisted they had no information as to the other Risk The committee hearing coin cided with a published report that this in publishing Its evidence of the Russian at took Brandt Pledged Berlin Defense 11 UPI President Eisenhowei firmly assured Mayor Willy Brandt oC West Berlin toda that the United States will de fend the German city agains any destructive efforts of the Dulles Retains Full Control Over Policies 11 UPI President Eisenhower made it crystal clear today thai ho has no intention of replac ing his ailing John Fos ter as secretary of state Dulles is in the Armys Waltei Reed Hospital awaiting an op eration for He expects to be back at work In a few Eisenhower authorized James his press secretary to deny in the strongest possible terms reports that he has dis cussed with intimates the pos sibiliy of naming a successor to See Page Wesl Suggests Advisors For Big Four Meet 11 UPI The Western power have decided to suggest tha advisors from West German and Communist East German be permitted to attend the pro posed Big Four foreign minis ters meeting on Berlin an Germany this high diplo matic sources said They said this plan to glv the two Germanics an advisor role is contained In the Allle note expected to be delivered t the Soviet Union next They said the formula se forth in the note is that Wes Germans may be present t advise the French an American Repre sentallves of Communist Germany may be present ii ted risk Hagerty Tuesday night hat dismissed the reports as com pletely he told newsmen the President call ed his attention to the reports and told him to double the I said last night that these stories were completely cock I wanl to double it today double if Eas to consultation with the Russia there is noth ng in the note to suggest tha both actually sit at the confer ence These sources said the form ula in no way implies recogni tlon by the West of the Eas iermany puppet I merely recognizes Russias righ to consult with the East Ger man officials as the conferenc The Allied hammerec out during the past re iects Russias 10 proposa or a 28natlon German peac conference to write a treaty vhich would isolate and neutral ze Germany and possibly per petuate division of the country The Allies will suggest in See Page 4 EABCH FOR gabled roof of twostory residence is tilted as it rests on vreckage of the tornadowrecked building as firemen search for victims trapped The house was among many wrecked when the twister ripped through AP Wire photo i in Such he are en tirely without foundation they are just not while posing for photographs with visiting Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin See Page 2 Ervin Attacks Supreme Court NEW 11 Sam Ervin charged today that on many oc casions duringrecent years the Supreme Court has usurped and exercises the power of congress and the stales to amend the con while professing to nterpret Ervin said iri the Su preme Court has encroached up on the constitutional powers of congress as the nations legisla ive body and struck down state action and state legislation in areas clearly committed to the states by the The senator is a member of Ihe Sennle Judiciary Committee and a former North Carolina supreme court His re marks were contained in a speech prepared for the Amer can Bankers Associations Trust SNOW MARK TimiCATENED The state snowfall record of Inches set here in the winter of 194950 is being threat Through Hough on reported n total of 209 a mark not reached n the record year until Brandt said he was given the assurance in a 30 minute confer ence with Eisenhower and Liv ingston Assistant Secretary of State for European The President gave me the firm assurance that the Unitec States shall defend the people of free Berlin against any ef fort to destroy their the 44yearold mayor said in a Brandt said the President also told him no Communist threat whatsoever shall deter the United States from the dis charge of its responsibilities to Lhe people of Berlin and thai the United States will not be pushed out of free Brandt described Elsenhower as pleased to hear that my fellow citizens are not In the east frightened by the renew ed Communist threats against their city and that they i absolutely certain that the Western Allies will stand by See Page 4 Some Of Rain Along Coast To Move North By The Associated Press Heavy measuring nearly inches at Beaumont in J pounded the upper Texes coast early Galveston measured inch Brownsville and Houston A trace fell at Generally fair weather spread over West Clouds were thick along the coast and in Central and South The outlook was for rains to spread northward through East and Central Texas through the day and Forecasts called for consider able cloudiness In most of the state with partly cloudy to clou dy skies in West Slightly warmer temperatures were In An extended forecast for the next five days called for tem peratures 3 to 6 degrees above See Page 2 Virginia Naps Future Course 11 UPI Lindsay Al monds little legislature meels loday lo seek new means to stave off additional Integration n the stales public pledging lo seek Harmony despite the diversity of ideas on shoring up the States courtflattened sogrega ion wns scheduled to appear before the 40membcr egislative commission at its irst meeting behind closed The gratified that here was no violence or dis order as a third Virginia locali y admitted negroes to its vhite schools said he 1 present his own antl ntegration ideas to the group and then let II plunge inlo ils FLOODS HIT AREAS HURT IN JANUARY New Arctic Air Makes Highways Hazardous Traps United Press International The second giant storm of which triggered a dead ly combination of blizzards and pushed Into the East Wednesday with a blanket of ice and A sheet of ice spread from the Southern Great Lakes into New turning highways into treacherous Deaths Mount In Louis work crews prob ed the rubble and debris of a tenement area where a pre dawn tornado early Tuesday killed at least 22 person and in jured more than In addi there were three weather connected deaths in both Illinois and two each in Ohio and and one apiece in both Iowa and Pennsylvania for a total of Flash floods swirled out of streams to Inundate parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania same areas which weather ed some of the worst floods their histories less than a month Snowfall Heavy Gusty winds drifted heavy snow from the upper Mississippi Valley into New with up to six inches of snow eting portions of Wisconsin and and tteee to inches common snow pushed into WesternNew York the scene of earlier heavy snows this The nations reeling under a threeday on slaught of rain and See Page 2 22 Known Dead From Louis Area Tornado 11 army of workers to day struggled to clear away mounds of debris that once wero homes and searched for possi ble additional victims of a torna do thnt killed at least 22 per sons and injured more than A check of police districts In the tornado disaster area near the center of the city showed one person still An of ficer wo are not sure If he is missing due to the or If he is just Rescuers believed they had recovered the last of the dead and concentrated on cleaning up the wreckage from a teem ing negro tenement district hit hardest by Tuesdays The workers toiled through the windy night under thev lare of portable flood City officials declined to give an authoritative estimate of the but unofficial estimates ran above the 10milHondollar President Elsenhower Tuesday night declared the na Jons eighth largest city a Jor disaster area and authorized use of federal aid for re let The bodies of the last two missing a mother and icr young were pulled from he wreckage of a rooming housa Tuesday night and taken to the city The Red Cross estimated about persons were but most of them were taken See Page 4 Report Agreement On Cyprus 11 and Turkey greed today to give up their laims to Cyprus and to start vork Immediately to turn the lediterranean Island Colony in o an independent The decision should bring an nd to more than three years f bloody violence on the island nd halt a family quarrel that as put a severe strain on NA Premiers Konstantin Kara nanlis of Greece and Adnan rlenderes of Turkey worked out he last details of the agreement a final meeting here this They had been meet ng since lost The question of Cyprus was iscussed at length in a spirit t mutual a formal joint statement said at the end of the A compromise accord has finally been despite the considerable difficulties which this problem The cause of collabor and the welfare of Cyprus has emerged victorious from the The next step was to lay the outline of the agreement before the British which presently rules Cyprus as a crown Britain has en couraged direct contact between the Greeks and Turks to solve the thorny Foreign Ministers Evangelos Averoff of Greece and Fatin Rustu Zoilu of Turkey planned to fly to London later in the See Page 4 11 GreekCypriot un derground organization met hopes of Cyprus peace today with new As peace hopes were soaring the underground selected the quiet ot the noon hour to send young windowsmashing thugs Into action The target was the well known bar of Cornishman John which in three and a half years of the emergency has been attacked with bombs three The news of the GreekTurk ish agreement in Zurich had not yet swept through the pop ulation But for the past See Page 4
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.