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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 23, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Tuesday cooler tonight with low in mid Thermometer Headings 8 9 10 U 13 1 I 53 55 58 59 60 62 64 Complete Weather Beport oa Market Ill Homeof the Daily Sun and LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS CLOSED Major financial and commodity markets were closed Monday In of Washingtons AP TELEMATS 223 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Start AngloSoviet Cultural Pact Work ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft At Least 40 Lives Lost In Fires NO LEAD PIPE waits for firemen to free him from a steel pipe in which his foot was caught for al most two The rescuers finally broke the pipe below Mikes foot and carried him to a nearby garage in Kansas City where they manipulated his foot The pipe once supported a sign board and stuck above the ground and Mike playfully poked his foot in the pipe and then was unable to get It He was none the worse for his AP Wirephoto Mandatory Oil Curbs Demanded was asked todaya to curb of oil into the United Imports now are restricted un der a voluntary A bill offered by Joseph OMa honey DWyoJ calls for man datory restrictions Q u p t a s would be based on capaci ties of importing The bill also would limit Im ports of residual generally used as an industrial OMahoney said the bill would encourage that vigorous de velopment in the domestic oil and coal industries which is necessary to keep this nation There are three demands for the OMahoney The turbulent state of the world which requires that the Marshall Grows Weaker 23 IP George Marshall weakened His condition remains In a medical report on the 78yearold George Army said He shows an indication 06 an involvement of the pituitary gland as evidenced by a definite increase in water output by way of the This involvement has complicated his Powell explained that the complication of treatment con cerned which hereto fore has been by intravenous solution and through a tube in to his The generals second stroke was accompanied by mild pneu Powell reported the pneumonia under Marshall suffered a stroke at his winter home in Pinehurst 15 and has been hospitaliz ed here He suffered the second stroke last United Staes preserve is capa city to produce oil and coal so in case of we may not find ourselves cut off from our supplies of these vital The declining state of our oil and coal industries which must not be flooded out by im ports from other lands but musjj be stimulated so they can fur nish revenue to the United States in this time of great need fornatitiiUl inconlW The less but equally important fact that the regulation of the commerce of the United States is not an executive function but a legis lative which the Congress is constitutionally bound to per instead of delegating it away to be performed behind closed doors by anonymous ap pointees in the executive de The proposed control program would be administered by an oil import administration in the interior Suspend 21 For Exam Cheating 23 gov ernrnent course final examina tion which was bought anc peddled at the University of Texas has brought the suspen sion of 21 Arno dean of stu dent said suspension terms ranged from two to six semes Seven were suspended for selling or instigat ting the distribution of the fi nal and 14 were suspended foi buying and using he EVERYTHING STOLEN stole Including the kitchen sink and a bathtub from a vacant house They also carted off a furnace and a supply of MAJORITY OF VICTIMS CHILDREN Texas Tragedy Takes Heaviest Weekend Toll By United Press International Fires killed 31 all of them In their during the Ten of the young victims were from Massaschu A United Press International count showed at least 40 per sons died in fires in cities and towns from coast to A gas stove fire in a house trailer near Culvers larly today killed the four chil dren of and The suffered second degree burns trying to rescue the The most disastrous blaze oc curred late Saturday when a mother and her seven children died when flames destroyed their fourroom frame house at rystal Five children of and iharles of died when they were trapped by flames In the second floor of their frame Four children of and Orlando Watkins of Boston were trapped and killed when a space heater exploded near their bed and set fire to their Three children of Richard Sullivan were killed in a fire that swept their farm home near Sullivan rescued his eight other chil A fire of See Page 2 Violence Takes Unusually High Toll In Texas By The Associated Press A flurry of widespread traf fic sudden gunfire and home blaze that took the lives of a mother and seven of her children pushed the violent death toll to 34 in Texas this Thirteen persons died in traf fic nine died in fires and eight met death by gun The others died of mis cellaneous Firemen at Crystal City where Modesta Rodrigeuz and seven of her eight children died in the fire that destroyed her said the woman res cued two of the But when she returned to the burning house for more of her firemen the chil dren followed The husband was in Eagle when the fire broke and an eighth child was visiting a friend of the Dorothy of Abilene was Injured fatally Sunday night In a threecar crash at an intersection Marshal Coleman was shot and killed after an argment at the Two Mile community i See Page 2 AntiAtheism Bill Offered Michigan Facing Bankruptcy By GEORGE WEEKS 23 was running out of time and ex cuses today as lawmakers found themselves with Just five days to decide on a cure for the worst cash crisis In state his State election officials set Fri day as the deadline for legis lative adoption of a resolution calling for an April 6 referen dum on a constitutional amend ment allowing the state to bor row its way out of The which would allow the state to raise its debt limit from to 50million was ready for a final vote in the House If the proposal does not make the or is rejected by the the state will have only one the veterans trust a propos al that has stirred up a hornets nest of controversy among The last excuse for further idelay toward solving a finan crisis that has faced the Tetate since October faded Sat urday when the Democratic state convention drafted Its cue for the partys 66 The convention deplored the sorry display of delay and in action in the face of a crisis that threatened to leave the state with a 110 million dollar deficit by July But the convention hedged on which of the two plans the leg islature should It called for adoption of one or the Republicans got their guid ance 14 when their conven tion called for an April 6 vote on a sales tax hike billed by the GOP as a cure for both the immediate and long range reve nue The sales tax plan was voted down in the House last Raising of the debt limit as a possible solution for the im mediate fiscal woes changed the focus when big business re sponded to Mennen Williams desperation plea for advance payment of taxes not due until The firms came through with 2 million enough to al low the state to meets its pay welfare grants and educa ion bills until Want Alabama Hade Party To Registrar Suit UP Federal attorneys asked Judge Frank Johnson today to make the State of Alabama one of the defendants in the suit over alleged denial of negro voting rights in Macon A motion to make the state a party to the suit was filed short ly before the start of a hearing in federal The apparent purpose of the maneuver was to get around the possibility that two other de fendants who have resigned from the Macon County voter registration board might be dis Without the government could find itself legally with no one to sue unless it was able to get the state brought into the A subpoena was expected to See Page 2 Warren Refuses To Remain In Bar Unit 23 East Texas legislators intro duced a bill today aimed at stamping out reported teach ing of atheism in taxsupport ed universities and public A sponsor said it may bring up a House Investigating Com mittee The bill wliuld require an annual oath from all teachers that they believe in a supreme An athetist is one who denies the existence of a su preme We have been advised that there are some par ticularly in the University of that are not only athe ists but are expounding opin ions in class not only about atheism but derogatory about Bill Hollowell of Grand Saline told a This goes back to the Con Joe Chapman of Sulphur Springs All we are requiring is that teach ers take the same oath as state officials and others who hold a public An oath means nothing to an if they See 12 4 Corsicanans Are Fired On At Ennis Sunday Get out of town four sicana Latin Americans were told as they pulled up to a service station for a drink of water in Ennls early Sunday they reported here later in night The orders came from a car containing three Latin Ameri cans which had just pulled up beside Reluctant at the Corsi cana foursome heeded the re quest when one of the othet party displayed a rifle and said We mean The quartet had scarcely pass ed the city limits when they noticed a car Seconds later four shots rang all of them striking the pursued auto Two bullets rammed through the trunk two others crashed through the rear one of them striking the windshield not one of the four occupants were Fleeing to the men reported the Incident to Sheriff See Page 12 Luce Gets Brazil Approval RIO DE UP Its practically 23 official now Clare Boothe Luce is the new ambassador to A Foreign Office spokesman announced today the Brazil responding to an inquiry from cabled its agreement at the weekend to appointment of the author diplomat to head the embassy Luce is the wife of mag azine publisher Henry She was ambassador to Italy from April 1953 to November BARGAINHUNTERS SWARM TO ANNUAL CAPITAL SALES hunters storm ed the capitals famous George Washington birthday sales to day like the British charging Bunker To tient the hardy went the 9 washing and the pa cent cent auto machines and 22 An extra police detail assigned to the downtown to break group of up traffic detectives A circulated Levee Repairs Under Way On County Creeks Repairs and Improvements costing approximately have been started In Navarro County Levee Improvement Dis trict located between Chambers and Briar creeks and between Hogan Bridge road and State Highway engineer for the said that the Cnrps of Engineers recently age son basis to Griffin and Dick of Kilgore for repairing breaks in the levees to cost be tween and The contractors have moved to the site the and and have started work on upper Tekell end In the Burke The district supervisors in a meeting Friday authorized additional to yards work on the upper reaches to cost an estimated and the construction of a drainage flume between the Collins and Johnston lands to cost about Bids on these two Jobs See Page 12 Syrians Honor Tito 23 UPI Several thousand troops and huge Sovietmade tanks paraded through the streets of this Syr ian capital today in tribute to United Arab Republic President Abdcl Nasser and Yugoslav President Marshal The military he the largest said ever held was reviewed by the two heads of state who came here yesterday to take part in first anniversary celebrations of the merger of Syria with Egypt to form the Twenty huge T54 Soviet made tanks were in last units on the The UAR pre viously was believed to have but this was the first time they had been put on pub lic The troops and most of it from paraded passed the reviewing stand an hour and 20 among the mobs to nab shop The crowd was swell ed by bank and school whose offices were Shoppers came from as far away as 100 miles to buy 1 cen boats you had to purchase i of 69 radios and 99 cen new cent Ford auto For those who weak ened in the face of the stam peding there was gin and 11 cent Many of the bargain hunters began lining up in front of the stores last night with blankets and thermos bottles of hot cof fee to ward off the 40 degree The champion linewaiter was 62yearold Townsend Rap See Page 12 Heart Sunday Results Under Workers Goal Volunteer workers seemed virtually dedicated in the 195 Heart W fas comparatively speak failed to call on the homes assigned The Navarro Association and County are Hear Clyd Heart nday chair most gnteful to the scores of workers who braved inclement weather conditions to collect for the Heart A special word of thanks is given to 359th of th Army Reserve who filled las minute vacancies and workec areas too muddy for Those workers who were un able to do their jobs Sunda are urged to call on the homes assigned by Following is the report o funds collected from the dif ferent areas of the city Bowii See Page 12 Snow Dumped On Wide Area By United Press International A storm felt from the uppe Mississippi Valley across the Great Lakes into New York dumped up to 11 Inches of snov on northern Iowa pack Ing highways and downing utill ty South of the snow then were In most mldwestern the skies were expectec to clear by bringing lower Electric power was disruptec in an eastern portion of Boone where ice and heavy snow grounded Some rural tele phones in that area were sllenc Highways in northern Iowa were snowpacked and treacher slowly down Kuwatly street The snow cover spread into in I southern where three I to eight Inches Texans Tight Rein Irks Wisconsin Johnson Proxmire Spouts 23 UPI William Proxmire charged today that Jenate Democratic Leader Lyn don Johnson is failing to insult Democratic colleagues as a He said this virtually has disenfranchized citizens out side of Johnsons home state of The Wisconsin Democrat call ed for a greater degree of de mocracy in the Senate majori ty party and advocated that Johnson schedule regular par ty conferences to achieve in a prepared Sen ate said that Johnson had refused to let him see min utes of past conferences or cau cuses except through a compli cated This would involve Proxmires calling for a conference to obtain special The Wisconsin Democrat said that as a matter of indi vidual senators never try to call a party He announced that he plans a series of speeches on what he feels is a surrender of right by senators to the lead ership and evaporation of in dividual senatorial responsibili Johnson has been in Texas since last when he flew to Austin with President Eisen His office said it was not known when he would re Acting Democratic lead er Mike Mansfield DMont said the majority leader was suffering a touch of But it was clear the young liberals set for the day the Senate normally listens to a reading of Washingtons fare well would stir up con troversy in Democratic ranks It marked the first time this session that a Democratic mem ber has taken open Issue with Johnson his leadership recalling that Wia consins late Sen Bob once voiced a similar made this point The truth in the fina that the majority lead er under the conditions n the ultimately respon sible only to the electors of his own Just as any other senator Because this Is so the clti zens of all the other states are in effect disenfranchised to very substantial extent in tho decisions that are exercised by the majority Proxmire pointed out tha Senate have held on ly two party caucuses In two one in and another last See Page 3 23 House of Delegates of the American Bar Association opened its midyear session to day and ABA President Ross Malone said he was sorry that Chief Justice Earl Warren had dropped his ABA member Malone said he had urged Warren to but Warren A wide range of Issues was covered in the resolutions fac ing the House of The resolutions must be ap proved by the house before they become policy of the Among those awaiting action was a resolution proposing congressional action to clarify recent decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States on cases involving Backers of this resolution have insisted that their pro posal was In no way a reflec tion upon members of the court and Malone in his references to Warren did not say what Warrens reasons for end ing his ABA I regret the decision of Chief Justice Warren to terminate In his membership said I wish to state unequivoc ally that he was not dropped from the association for non payment of dues as was indi cated in certain newspaper I discussed his membership with the chief justice at length some time ago and urged re consideration of his decision to He advised me that See Page 2 Funeral Bryan Hire Engineer On Elevator Job Al Courthouse Navarro county Monday morn ing hired an engineer to com plete preliminary work for the construction and installation of an elevator at the court At a special the com missioners court voted to quire the services of Don Salmond of the Waco firm of Wiedemann and archi Salmond will get 5 per cent of the total cost of the elevator and its County Judge Kenneth Douglas predicted that the elevator will be installed In four months or Bids for an elevator and In stallation will be let when the engineers presents the court with plans and which will follow a recom See Pago 12 NOBSTAD HOSPITALIZED 23 UPI Lauris hospitalized since Saturday with dermatitis and Inflammation of a vein In the left It was announced Norstads office announc ed he had entered the Ameri can hospital In suburban Neuil ly His doctors have prescribed rest for tho an aide NATO Commander Norstad has been KEATHLEY yjy vj vjv Tly County VA Rites Tuesday services for Frost chaplain of the VA Hos pital at will be held Tuesday at 2 from the First Presbyterian church in Houston with burial In the Forest Park cemetery In Hous He died of a heart attack while on duty at Marlin Satur day at He had suffer ed a previous heart attack last December Surviving are his wife of Marlin three Bryan Houston Wil liam and Bonnie New York a Brandon seven Frost Keath Irving Houston Hampton Lufkin Temple Halbert and Charlie both of and other Keathley attended Trinity Southern Methodist University and Presbyterian Seminary at He held degrees of bachelor of bachelor of divinity and doctor of He was a graduate See Page 12 Radio Sextant Able To Track Moon And Sun CEDAR newly developed radio said to be 10 times as accurate as present Marine could revolutionize modern naval its de signers said Gene head of the radio astronomy group at the Collins Radio said the de vice can track tho moon and sun continuously under all wea ther conditions and is a major Sec Page 12 MACMILLAN SCORES HIT ON FUR HAT Informal Talks Outside Moscow Occupy Sunday Russia and Britain agreed to day to begin work on a new cultural affairs treaty linking the two British Prime Minister Har old Macmlllan and Soviet Pre mier Niklta Khrushchev de cided at their first formal con ference to put the Job of writ ing a cultural agreement in the hands of a special authoritative sources First Results Creation of the committee was the first concrete result of millans summit visit to Mos The two leaders conferred for two hours and 25 The London Daily Mall said Macmlllan told Khrushchev In Informal talks over the week end that Britain is ready to sign a nonagresslon treaty Russia if he finds it would help ease EastWest There was no official con firmation available either in London or Mutual An official Soviet news cy Tass report on the session of the formal Anglo Soviet talks said a review continued of questions of mu tual Macmlllan showed up for his meeting with Khrushchev wear ing the foothigh white fur hat See Page 12 Hagerly Raps Talk Of Dulles Replacement 23 White House said today that Democrats demand ing the replacement of ailing Secretary of State John Foster Dulles are Just trying to get their names In the Stuart Symington D and Hubert Humph rey called on Presi dent Elsenhower to name a successor to Dulles at White House Press Secretary James Hagerty dismissed the statements as so much pub licity He said in an swer to questions that It is remarkable what people will say to get their names In tho Hagerty said this was his own reaction to the Symington and Humphrey statements but that the President was aware of He mviny Is also aware of other members of the the Senate from both parties who say we should avail ourselves of Dulles Hagerty John Kennedy D John Sparkman D and Richard Neuber ger differed with Sy mington and They aald Elsenhower should wtalt See Page 12 Governors Talk Integration 23 UPI integration and a pro posed trip to Russia will be dis cussed at a national governors conference executive committee meeting which opens here to Leroy Collins of Flori conference has said he favors accepting an In vitation from the Soviet Union for committee members to visit Russia in But at least one of the other eight governors on the com mittee has said privately he will oppose the trip during ths twoday meeting on grounds such visits should be made by representatives of the federal rather than state Collins said finances for tha trip present no Sever al foundations and schools have expressed Interest In footing the William Stratton of Illinois said he thought the trip was basically a good idea but that he will have to know more more about They see our diplomats in Russia but It isn t often they have a chance to look at those who take care of af fairs at he Collins said the committee also would discuss his proposal for calling a conference with representatives of the adminis tration and Congress to work out a plan that would lead to compliance with the supremo court Integration He said the plan would call for legislation that could prevent further Integration violence and His plan was presented at the last executive session in Chica go several months ago and was turned Only four of tho governors attended that meet ing and four of the present committee members were not members at that Mississippip Cole man was on hand to greet the other eight governors who ar rived Other members of the committee are William Quinri of George Clyde of Cecil Underwood of West Stephen Me Nichols of John Davis of North and Robert Meyner of New Jer Quinn and Clyde Joined Col lins In suppoprt of the Junkat although Qulnn aid he would be unable to make the trip because of the Hawai ian statehood bill pending be fore Underwood and Davis said they thought it was a good McNichols and New Jer sey Governor Meyner said they would need more information before taking a stand and Cole man said he would make a statement On the Integration Underwood and Davis said they believed the racial controversy had eased following the peace ful integration of schools In and expressed doubt the conference would serva a useful Underwood jald he had reservations as to ths right of governors to act in the Although he made no state Coleman represents tne segregationist bloc on the com mittee and was almost certain to oppose the