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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 14, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                THE LOCAL cloudi ness through Sunday with scattered show ers this afternoon cooler tonight end Sun Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 I 1 I 58 59 60 62 63 64 64 Complete Weather Report on Market tSjHemeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mornin I i ht If LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Market Are Closed On AP TELEMATS 216 PAGESTWO SECTIONS In Cancer Victim High Winds Hit East Texas NJC EXTENSION SKETCH The architects drawing of the new building adjacent to the east end of the administra tion building is shown The twostory brick building will house the walkin vault and Bids are expected to be accepted by March The attorney general has given preliminary approval of the bonds authorized last Decem ber 6 by Navarro county voters and go to him for final approval next Ben Bonds are already sold to banks and other institutions and plans and speci fications will be ready in about three Bush and Witt of Waco are the At Least 16 Lives Lost In Fires By The Associated Press Fire tragedies in the United States and Canada early today cost the lives of at least 16 per sons and Injured many The heaviest toll was in a blaze at Eleven Including six members of one were killed when fire swept an old theater build Ing whose second floor had been converted Into One of the victims was an expectant mother who jumped from a window and died after giving birth to a stillborn A 14yearold boy was and eight other people were Two adults were burned to death and nine persons were Injured in fire at a three story brick apartment building In At many teenagers attending a dance were turned into human torches when ah oil upset during a Ignited a onestory frame dance hall jammed with about 150 At least 35 were burned or injured while trying to In a sudden early morning fire swept a down town Firemen reported three persons killed and at Jeast four others seriously In one Flames raced through both upper stories of the Grand Hotel a half block from Renos Casino Firefighters and police pluck pajamaclad guests from Window Two men perished In a room Ing house fire in about midnight Friday Pravda Warns Shah Of Iran The official Communist party newspaper Pravda today warn ed that Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran would suffer the same as that of the late King Faisal of King Faisal was murdered during the revolt which over threw the monarchy last The warning came in a three column editorial under the line The Perfidious Policy of It was the second time in two days that Pravda blamed Iran for the breakdown in talks with the Soviet Union on a non aggression Makarios Joins Cyprus Talks OVERTON GET MAJOR BLOWS Heavy Rains Are Reported From Many Sections By The Associated Press High winds lashed East Tex s Saturday as a line of thunder torms moved eastward across lie Winds estimated at 70 to 80 miles an hour levelled about 150 V unroofed a ware ouse and blew a feed store rom its foundation at miles southwest of everal streets were blocked by alien There were no re Thej British have agreed to confer over the independence of Cyp rus with a stormy churchman they once branded as instigator of killer gangs on the Mediter renan Archibishop was invited to London as the official representative of the Greek Cypriot He re plied that he would some Sun The move came amid specula tion that the primate may become the first resident of the reject ed Makarios will join Greek and Turkish ministers in a conference next Tuesday on granting independence to the British island colony which has lived undersforeign rule for cen Less than three years ago the British bundled Makarios out of Cyprus and condemned him to exile on the remote Seychell es Islands in the Indian At that time the Greek Cyp rtots had been agitating for some 18 months to throw off British colonial The agita See Page 4 6 Die As Car Goes Into River 14 persons were killed today when their car veered off 21 about 15 miles north if Charleston and plunged into the Poca The bodies were and the first to be identified was that of Edith Hale who lived in a trailer park near Youngstowa From her neighbors and friends it was learned that the other victims lived in Youngs They were Madeline and her four chil dren by an earlier who bore the name of They were Madeline 13 11 and The accident appeared to have been caused by rocks In the highway down dur ing the nights The car was braked just before reach ing then veered through the guard rail and down the steep 25foot bank in the swol len 14 Tarmers already signed up to ake out of produc ion under the soil bank this year will trade crops with a potential value of nearly half a billion dollars for rental fees staling about 270 million dol But In making such a the farmers may well make as much if not becaus3 hey will save the cost of pre paring their cul ivating and harvesting the This estimate of pi ductioh is based on Department figures of the prob able production of the acres to be held out of produc tion under the program this The saving in production in SAY SOIL BANK BARGAIN FOR GOVERNMENT Retired Phone Clerk Leaves Huge Estate 14 city was all agog today with the news that a 92 yearold spinsterrecluse had left a fortune of about two and a half million An inventory of the estate of Miss Margaret Ritter filed in Probate Court showed that the retired telephone company clerk had left an estate of The money was left to a Andrew a maintenance man for the As sociated Press in and a Elsie Wallace is the wife of Clarence an assistant physics professor al Case Institute of Technology in The who live in a Cleveland had checked out today and nobody would say where they Ritter was busy in Dayton maintaining the I work every he See Page 4 eluded 135 million dollars in 77 million in 58 mil ion in 80 million in sor hum 35 million in bar and 10 million in Officials said this potential reduction in crops might well save the government about 450 million dollars in price suport expeditures on They emphasized that there would be other is increased production poten iaities of the retired land growing out of conservation practices to be to Texas Violence Toll Mounting FORT 14 Two cars collided north of here yesterday and killed two men and injured two others critical Killed were Charles Hampton a retired proofreader and Roy Majors of Injured were Julian Ray of and J also of Cleburne 14 multi pie traffic accident Friday nigh killed Chester 48 former Tyler Deputy sheriffs ODell Butler and Bob by Dodd said Laudens auto hi an auto ahead of him and Lau den was thrown onto the high Three oncoming cars ran over they FORT WORTH Cas died Saturday from in juries received five hours earlle when the car he was driving rammed a Four othe persons in the car were injured none The truck wa parked and was HOUSTON UP Three men were killed in Houston arei traffic collisions Friday of Houston was killed when his auto over turned near See Page 8 Premiership New Task For Castro 14 j Castro vaulted to Cubas pre miership today with wide pow ers to speed up the social revolution born of the rebels Victory in The 32yearold military com mander assumes the administra tion of a country still restless after two years of civil war and confronted with serious economic and diplomatic prob His first task is to curb threatening strikes especial ly in the vital sugar and find jobs for the half million unemployed in a work force of Another issue facing Castro Is the fate of Cubans who took asylum in various foreign em bassies in Havana after dicta tor Fulgencio Batista fled in the dawn of New Years Cubas revolutionary regime has branded these Batista sup porters as ordinary The refusal in approving safe conduct passage for them out fof the country has led to dis putes with several LatinAmeri can governments giving them including Mexico and Castro had of retiring Premier Jose Miro that he would have the opportunity to select his calloborators In moving up to the political Castro took a step that many felt was leading toward the Pressure had been mounting for Castro to take over the pro visional government when the surprise cabinet shakeup was announced Friday The Havana newspaper Pren sa Libre this week had urged the rebel military leader to as sume the by his handpicked Manuel Cubas provisional constitution was changed four days ago lowering the minimum age for presidents from 35 to mak ing Castro eligible for the But Castro said he wasnt sure he wanted to be While Urrutia remains chief of state the power in the gov ernment now appeared resting largely in Castros Informed speculation is that Castros assumption of the pre miership is a big step toward the presidency possibly run ning as a candidate in the first See Page 4 By ROBERT BERRELIEZ 14 tSP Six weeks after his revolutionary triumph Fidel Castro remains figure of near legendary stature to the average Some local detractors have ap peared on the Their ranks will as they do against all public But thus the faultfinding here seems of a minor Castros at least for the appears His elevation to prime minis ter at the age of 32 gives him the civil administrative power to carry forward on an eco nomic level the revolution he won by force of American newsmen who fol lowed Castro on a fiveday trip to Oriente came back impressed with his His popularity in the east is with no signs of Of the 15 newsmen who start ed the only one remained to the end of the The others gave up through sheer frustrtaion or mixed connec The one remaining con fessed he stuck it out chiefly because it was the only sure way of getting back to Havana Castro delivered five speeche of more than one hour each in five days he spoke informally at several other smaller meet held two large press con ferences and several smalle Although the junket coverei a stretch only 125 miles from Manzariillo to Guantanam in Oriente province he cov ered the area three times b plane and Crowds mushroomed from no where al along the da and scheduled or un His personality anc the symbol of economic libera tion he represents to the poor cr folk made him a powerful at At a crowd o waited from 9 th scheduled until when he showed They wer still there 2 hours and 10 min utes later when he finishe In talks he is a master of in flection and seems to evoke laughter or cheers or silenc with Perhaps he over emphasizes with hand gestures and it is generally conceded h See Page t oils of A wind storm belted the ihreveport area damag ng at least two houses and ending one woman to a hos State police said the accompanied by heavy ipped the roof off one house and knocked another off its pundation at the edge of Cross a suburb of shortly after 7 Barteet was taken a Shreveport hospital for reatmerit of shock shortly after he storm She was alone n her home near Cross Lake the time the storm The storm was part of a veather system that belted an area from extreme Northeast ern Texas to extreme Northwest ern The New Orleans Weather ivould continue until at least 2 See Page 3 548 Enrolled In Junior College Official number of students registered at Navarro Junloi Allege for the spring semester L959 is according to Gas on An increase of two Is noted over the enrollment of the spring semester This is in keeping with the steady rise of students at the the dean The number of stu dents falls 46 short of those enrolled for the fall semestei 1958 of Dean Gooch pointed out thai over the last eight years the do crease has ranged from 20 to 51 He remarked that only on two occasions was spring en roTlment slightly larger than that of the previous Tha was during the spring of 1952 with an increase of 26 student and again in 1954 with seven New Rains Feeding Flood More Workers Required For Heart Sunday Corsicana Heart Fund head is sending out it annual call for recruits for the Heart Sunday volunteer Clyde Sunday has announced that people of Corsicana are re sponding very favorably to the call for the threehour collection jeriod on February Heart Sunday is the high point of the nonthlong fund raising drive carry on the battle against learfc More than 150 volunteers have already been registered for the Heart Sunday Volunteer Deisher Many of these also served last But we shall need 75 more in order to contact eveiy home in the area in a single after she pointed Almost all volunteers will serve in their own immediate neigh ringing doorbells ol their neighbors between the hours of 1 and 5 They wil wear square identification badges and distribute small buff colored envelopes which resi dents will return to them after inserting Interested residents who would liketo help wltn this endeavor ho have may volunteer by calling Mrs Deisher at names will be needed to have on hand to fill vacancies that occur at the last minute on Heart Previous experience In fund Page Slayer Given 99Year Term 14 UP Former convict William Long was convicted Saturday of mur cler with malice and given a 99 year prison Long seemed jubilant at the He accused of shooting to death elderly Mr and Llppman at their home at Somerset near Son An Testimony showed Lipp man had surprised Long when the accused man was stealing Lippmans The state had demanded the death The case was moved here from San Antonio on a venue after the first hearing ended in a By The Associated Press A powerful upstream ice oupled with an ominous rain all sent weary sand agging crews bracing for an ther battle today against the oodwaters of the Wabash Riv r at West Terre National Guards bolstered by ocal residents and prisoners rom the Indiana State Penal survived an early morn ng scare when surging waters unctured a temporary dike at ugar It was anybodys guess wheth r the breached once and ulckly patched early ould keep rising Wabash back out of West Terre vhence 150 families had Light rain helped raise the Wabash to feet by day ireak instead of the expected The Weather Bureau said the should end before night but there might be some leavy thundershowers before More rains were forecast or The rain and warm tempera In the 40s and 50s left the outlook on upstream ice jams so uncertain that dynamiting was at least for John McCon state adjutant sale there definitely will be no dyna miting In an eightmile jam THINK YOU HAVE SNOW small town of Calu in Michigans upper peninsula is taking this season snowfall in The people are used to the Even snow iall this year up to 9 was just below the 19505 record fall of 257 At snow almost completely cover a At Arthur usei hla roof as a run AP Wirephoto See Page 3 Rain General Over County Rainfall continued tcfe spreac over Navarro country Friday night with Rice reporting Slow and It the kind of rain that many far mers were hoping Rainfall had stopped In mosl areas at although at least one area reported a ligh Corsicana had Inches dur ing the the greates amount of the Frost reported Ker ens Rlchland Emhouse and Roane inches and Purdon anc Dawson one inch Blooming Grove reported less than an a drizzle was still falling early Saturday Train Chicken New Pastime LOS 14 younger unable play automobile chicken Ike their older have found a chick Southern Pacific Railroad of flcials said boys 1015 years oil lave been picked up for see ng who can stand longest in front of an oncoming train and then jump to Automobile chicken driving at another car and see ng which driver will give In JIM General jii VX Red Cross Will Start Advance Drive Monday General Chairman Jim Steph enson announced Saturday that the arid largest segment of the 1959 Red Cross fund campaign to raise a goal of will step into action March is the customary Red Cross campaign and this Is 959 as most of the vill not begin active soliciting until the first of next bjlftjjhls does not preclude advance guard sotospeak from begin ning its the Advance Gifts Di vision headed up this year by Bud kick off Monday with 10 coffee in the Navarro Hotel Sun This division is be ing given more time because it has a larger task to achieve raising 60 per cent of the en tire or It IB important that this di vision get a jump on some of the other campaign sections See RED Page 3 Texas Educator Is Dead At 81 SAN 14 A prominent Texas and San An tonio William Walton died Bondurant was educated at Hampden University of Chicago and at Austin Col lege at He taught at Austin College and in 1908 purchased San An tonio Academy He was president and super Intcndent of the academy untr 1943 and was superintendent of Texas Military Institute here from 1920 until He served as president oE Daniel Baker College at Brown wood in 1915 and was a member of the Texas Commls sion of Secondary Schools from 1927 to and was organizer and past president of the Texas of Private RADIATION TREATMENT SCHEDULED No Replacement Contemplated At Present Time 14 of State John Foster Dulles has Presi dent Eisenhower announced to The President said Dulles will continue on leave of absence while undergoing But the fateful finding that Duli es again has cancer created jrave doubt that he will ever be able to resume his vital diplomatic post on a fulltime No More Surgery The disclosure came amid allied preparations for critical spring negotiations with Rus sia on Germany and other cold war These prepara lons had been spearheaded by Dulles who returned only last Honday from a flying European to solidify the allied post No further surgery Is eoritem ilated on who will be 71 on He was operat ed on Friday for He will be treated In the mediate future with radiation Extent Unknown Doctors told Elsenhower and Dulles at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center this morning that the secretary has i been iU strlckeri with rjjpjieep for The President said that the See Page 8 Paris Ministers Heeling Plans Are Jeopardized of State Dulles Ill ness with cancer made uncer tain today the prospects for a Western foreign ministers meet Ing at Paris in midMarch to prepare for possible negotia tions with Russia on Officials said it seemed ap parent that Dulles would not be able to attend such a meet It is even uncertain now whether he will be able to par ticipate In the 10th anniversary session of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization here In early State Department press offi cer Lincoln White said the doe tors expect that Dulles will have to remain in Walter Reed Hospital for several Whether this will delay a pos sible foreign ministers meeting with the Soviet Union Is still to bo Some officials said it would not necessarily have that The prospect has been that a foreign ministers meeting would be hold probably in Ge neva or Vienna in late April or Should Dulles condition re sist treatment and make It nec essary for him to remain inac the circumstances on the See World Overpopulation Debated By ROBERT BIUSEL A number of scientists and soc iologists who believe overpopu lation may be as dangerous a threat to mankind as the hydro gen bomb gathered in New Del hi today for a conference in tended to awaken the world to the The meetings of the sixth in ternational Conference on Plan ned Parenthood open with a dis cussion of population in the atomic Some 150 delegates from 29 countries are in the Indian capital for what many apparently consider an occasion of some e most worried of the dele gates are the British par represent one of the very few nations In the world which has its population under Sir Julian one of the Commonwealths mosl distinguished is among the British representa Sir Julian recently made hU views known in a remarkably candid television Between now uid the year the world population will he quoting United Nations The have nots will outnumber the haves by four to one and the worlds resources are He went on to say that pro duction would not be able to keep up with the population In crease to in 2000 He concluded grimly that unless something Is done the world Is headed for dis This was challenged on the same program by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Liver John and by a leftwing both of whom said more equal distribution would take care of any A nong those who joined the ensuing debate was author Hemsted who pointed out that It took the first 1850 years of the Christian era for world population to But in the 300 years since then it has gone up six The Increase is now about a He said this multiplication was not to any Increase in hu man fertility but simply to steady fall In the death One of the largest delegations to the which will have a scientific session on pro gress in production of an oral Is from the Unit ed American population has fig ured prominently in preconfer ence discussions because Its birthrate Is higher than any country in Europe except Pol If the present rate Is main the United States pop ulation will double In 44 According to current statist Indias population at current rate would take 59 years to DIETICIAN NOT IMPRESSED Directors of Anaheim Memorial Hospital thought they were doing all employes a big favor when they voted to increase annual holidays from six to seven days by adding each workers The tlon didnt impress dietician Ethel was born 5   

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