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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 9, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Clear to partly cloudy through Tuesday with no important temperature Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 64 68 63 67 68 69 70 Complete Weather Beport on Market fflHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Morninalidhtlf LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March 9 Mixed coppers and selected Issues er governments mill buying and CHICAGO broad short covering and reinstatement of moderate Mixed light to 25 cents lower top steers steady to 50 cents higher top AP TELEMATS 235 MARCH 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Foreign Troops In West Berlin OK With Soviets Bloody Showdown Due In Iraq Civil War ARE CONFLICTING AS EXPECTED j Broadcasts From Rivals Present Muddled Picture March 9 North Iraq re volt exploded into civil war to A government radio broad cast from Baghdad said Iraq Air Force planes bombed the rebel capital at Mosul claimed an insurgent victory over gov ernment ground forces and said that revolutionary troops were marching on Details Meager No details were available on either the bombing or the re ported ground Outsiders were totally dependent on rival radio broadcasts and sparse dip locatic But these made it appear that the uprising in Iraqs rich northeastern oilfield area led by Arab Nationalist sympathizer Abdel Wahab Shawaf against the regime of leftist Premier Abdel Karim Kassem headed for a bloody show Reports Conflict The Baghdad radio said Loy alist fighterbombers attacked Mosul at But a broad cast from Shawafs rebels de clared that the bombardment will only make us stand firmer the over an insurgent revolution ary radio said to be in Mosul that their troops were marching on A later rebel broadcast called who led the coup last See Page 8 Johnson Reins Gall Proxmire Traffic Main Texas Killer Over Weekend 1 By The Associated Press At least 27 persons died In Violence over Texas during the with the usual heavy taking 15 Two were four were shot to two died in fires and one was stabbed to Two men drowned Sunday in a boating accident on Lake Whitney in the Hillsboro area when high waves swamped their 14foot They were identi fied as Thomas of and Ronald Banks of A Jack Bar of was rescued after clinging to the overturned boat for Charley of Gar den City died at a Big Spring hospital Sunday of injuries suf fered in the crash of his car in to the rear of one stalled by engine Johnle Holms of Corpus Christi was killed in a highway crash southeast of San Angelo on 87 John was found shot to death iri her home Jn the Dallas University Park See TEXAS Page 12 TELLS LAYOFF counsel for the Senate Rackets gestures as he told newsmen previously undisclosed offers of political considera tions if he would lay off parties summoned by the Interview came at Democratic Midwestern Conference at Mil At right is Jake More of chairman of the March 9 UPI Prox mire today accused Senate Democratic Leader Johnson of making Darty policy in the chamber entirely on an offthe cuff The initiative as well as the inal Proxmire told he Is almost always esolved by the majority leader limself on the basis of his own udgment of what is desirable and what is The young Wisconsin senator charged in his prepared speech that Johnson also had short circuited the deliberative and educational role of the Senate Tampa Leader Shot To Death March 9 The single blast of a 12gauge brought death today to a prominent produce dealer as he stepped from a car in the driveway of his Bennie died short ly after midnight of buckshot wounds in the brain and Police said they found no mo tive for the closely re sembling several of the 19 un solved ganglandstyle murders In Tampa since The slaying came on the heels of strong denials by city offi cials of a statement made in Congress that Tampa has one of the worst crime records in the William Republican of listed Tampa among cities with heavy crime rates when he in troduced an antiMafia bill aim ed at curbing terrorist conspira by settling issues off the It the second in Prox mires promised series at tacks on what he considers Johnsons dictatorial manage ment of the He opened the campaign 23 with the charge that the typical Demo cratic senator had no part in shaping party Only a few colleagues gave halfheart ed In his latest Prox lire conceded that Johnsons leadership was a brilliantly in stinctive performance by a man who has been called an authentic political It has a great deal of verve and dash and appeal In what otherwise appears to be a leaderless na tional he under the present system only the majority leader knows where our party is going and even he See Page 12 Big Communist Gains In France March 9 UPI Communist gains in local elec tions Indicated today that the honeymoon Is over for Pres ident Charles The need for runoff elections in many communities blurred the results of the but there apeared to be little doubt that the Reds are once again Frances Of the first votes the Communists polled against for the proGaulle UNR nnrty which swept last years parliamentary for the Con servative Independents and 881 for the Senate Orders Probe Of Defense Status Teachers Flock To Pay Hearing March 9 UP Price Daniels office said today that in all liklihood the gov ernor would have a special mes sage for the 56th Legislature his There have been numerous reports around the capitol that he governor was unhappy with the progress would urge greater speed in handling crucial taxing and spending Several influential committee chairmen said off the record that the vad talked with them last A reg ular pep one of them Daniels office said the special message would tin pretty but no definite date had 3een The development came as the Legislature neared the half way mark of the regular next Both houses had debates go ing this morning but many sen ators and representatives stay ed in the halls to talk with hundreds of school teachers who were here for a special commit ee hearing in the Senate to The measure incorpor ates major of the HaleAikin school in cluding an a year pay raise for Spokesmen for the Texas State Teachers said close to teachers and officials Sag Page 3 McKinney Is Honored By Rotary Clubs Corslcanas was honored when the Rotary District 587 Confer ence at Hillsboro elected him to Rotarys Roll of Fame In ap propriate ceremonies final day of the twoday annual session of the 32 The Roll of a newly in augurated recognizes Rotarians deemed outstanding exemplification of the spirit of Rotary in their club and Rotary To each Rotarian in the dis trict who is selected for this as was a for mal certificate was presented which read as follows District Rotary Inter an association of mem ber clubs for the purpose of the promotion of the Ideals of Serv ice and the advancement of In ternational Good will and Peace for All has caused to be issued this Certifi cate of Acknowledgment to McKinney of Corsicana in recognition of his outstanding exemplification of the spirit of Rotary in his his club and Rotary The honoree was one of the See Page 2 OrV DAM MAINTENANCE TAX Gets Death In Warsaw Trial Voters will determine Satur March if the county will maintain flood detention The commissioners court at Its iegular meeting Monday morn ng officially called the leaving the issue up to the vot voters will cast ballots on a proposed tax lot to exceed two cents on the ilOO The tax money would be used for the upkeep of flood detention dams juUt by the Soil Conservation TRA Adopts Corsicana Water Projects By BETTY JEAN CLAY Daily Sun Staff Trinity River Authority direc tors in a board session here Saturday afternoon sixpoint which concerned adopted a three of Corsicanas desired permanent water supply f rota the Navarro Mills reservoir After hearing reports from the authoritys finance commit tee and its soil conservation the board voted to 1 Authorize its executive officers to file application with the State Board Engineers for a of Water permit for water rights and to construct the Navarro Mills a multi purpose reservoir for flood control and water storage in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engi neers and City of 2 Approved a contract to fc be executed between the TRA L iand yet to be sub to covering the citys cost of construction of Navarro 3 Approved a contract to be executed between the TRA and Corps of Engineers concerning part of conitruction and arranging for its 4 Approved the filing of an application with the State Board of Water Engineers for a per mit for water rights and permit to construct the Livingston dam which is a large water conservation storage reservoir on the main channel of the Trinity in Polk and San Jacinto counties at a site under con troversy with the City of Houston at the present 5 Approved the filing of an application for a permit to con in cooperation with the Corps of a salt water barrier at 6 Adopt the recommenda tions of its soil conservation committee wherein thority approved the the Au soil conservation upstream planning as prepared by the 27 soil conservation districts which are located within the Trinity river In connection with the latter President Ben declared We believe that this is the first major river basin in the country where soil conservation planning is in complete coordination with major reservoir John Fort Tarrant county sub mitted the finance committees report and recommendations in behalf of its Leonard of Fort He noted that the Authority has substantially completed constructional arrangements for the building of Navarro Mills by the Corps of Engineers for flood control and by the TRA for conservation Under these arrangements Corsicana would have 90 per cent of the conservation storage water for municipal purposes and the TRA would retain the remaining 10 per cent for other municipali ties needs and He reported that the exact verbiage of con tracts between Corsicana and the the Engineers had not been concluded but is now being prepared by at torneys and engineers for early submission to the parties con Scotts motion on the three points above involving Navarro Mills and Corsicana was ap proved on a second by John Ellis county TRA Turning to the Livingston and Wallisville Scott noted that there had been some who contended the TRA would not file the necessary or if would not carry them into He reported that financial experts had assured the authority it had the although full arrangements have not yet been worked out to go forward with these two important I am happy to say to you that we will construct those he In moving that the board authorize and direct that ap plications be filed for the construction of the Wallisville salt water barrier when expert advisors deem it the propel and that it file application immediately for the Livingston Scott urged that the Trinity River Authority put all vigor behind carrying this Upon quick approval of the President Carpenter asked for authority to name a committee comprised of Paul Cawthon and John to process the applications with Page 12 VOTE SCHEDULED MARCH 2S Purdon Rejects Blooming New Voie Set County Judge Kenneth Dou glas Monday morning set Tues March as the date for an election on a proposal to consolidate the Purdon school district with the Dawson Petitions containing the suf ficient number of signers were present from both school dis tricts during the Purdon voters rejected a pro posal to consolidate with Bloom Ing Grove last The proposal passed in Blooming Grove but needed approval In both school districts to become A petition was also received from the Purdon school district Monday morning seeking an election on a proposal to con solidate the Purdon school dis trict with the Corsicana Inde pendent School But as yet there is no ac See Pago 3 No Additional City Candidates Saturdays midnight deadline passed without any further can didates announcing for the of fices to be filled in the city election on April it wns an nounced Monday by City Sec retary Charles The ballot lineup will be as follows Reading City Commissioners two places Jack Lester Mc Fred Blucher and Osie Cauble City Attorney Don Pevehouse and Johnny incumbert City tax assessorcol Kate Earlier tha court rejected a request to pay for the upkeep of the dams according to the it had no authority to spend money for such a pro County Judge Kenneth Doug las Informed the court that pe titions submitted to the court seeking the election contained more than more than the necessary Douglas said that in view of the it was the duty of the court to call the In other action Monday morn the court approved a mo tion of Commissioner Arlon Simmons of Kerens that from here on the court consider no more office bills unless they are presented by and through the The action stemmed from a request from Sheriffs Deputy Blackmon that the court approve the reimbursement of See DAM Page 3 Hospital Board Votes Plans Repairs Officers were merit raises were voted for 31 nurses and bids were authorized for repairs on Memorial Hospital at the meeting of the Navarro County Hospital Board at Me morial Sunday at 2 The financial and statistical statement showed 396 patients dismissed during there 45 105 opera 237 treated as outpatients and not Hospital char ty by hospital was listed at while the free services performed by doctors represent The net earned Income for when expanses of all departments was was list ed at while expenses were a profit of Officers reelected are president Charles vice president nnd Paul Cor Stroube and Paul were authorized to secure prices of Kalistrom wainscoting on 44 rooms in the and also to secure bids on painting and other maintenance needed in the The merit raises represent P525 per month increase in the Erich Koch was death today for CAPTURE GIRL BANK ROBBERY 19yearold identified as Belle is pictured in custody of Mike and Ray Gubser who removed her from a Renobound bus near Las Police said they found in her possession shortly after the First National Bank of Nevada was robbed of by a woman who lilted her Notorious Nazi March 9 Nazi Gauleiter sentenced to wartime slaying of Poles and 000 When the verdict was an the courtroom crowd burst into The the longest war crimes tribunal ever held In Poland and perhaps the last In Europe of a major ended just ten days short of fiva Kochs wife was also convicted of war More than 50 witnesses de scribed slavelabor forest executions of burnings of gas cham ber slayings of and mass executions by the occcupying A mountain of public lists of executed piled up beside the transcripts of test under arVest for 10 years since he was discovered by British military police in Hamburg In made numer ous statements disclaiming al knowledge of occupation atroci ties In his area and blaming them on Helnrich Himmlers Gestapo At the end of the he ad mitted historical responsibili ty as a Nazi party member for the crimes but persisted they were corled out by forces over which ids civil administration had no His defense had pleaded the court should refrain from judg ing him as a symbol of Hlt The prosecution said Koch faithfully carried out Hit lers policy of extermination of Poles and and demanded See Page 12 Fastest Sub Due Sea Trial NEW March 9 atomicpowered USS fastest and most maneuvcrable submarine ever will start sea trials today or The which Is op erated by means of a joy stick was launched last May Trials will test the craft be fore Navy acceptance and com The sub was built by the electric boat division of Jeneral Dynamics The speed of Skipjack is a secret but is said to be so fast that operators must wear safety belts so they wont be pitched off balance when the submar ne whips through the Diving planes are attached to a stubby instead of the There are three deck levels nstead of the usual two and push buttons do most of the By WILLIAM THEIS March 9 UPI Senate Democratic cadcrs today ordered a sweep investigation of President Eisenhowers new defense bud get and touched off major de late by challenging his military The senatorial battle over the adequacy of defenses in face of the mounting Ber in crisis was sparked by an nouncement that the nations military chiefs have expressed reservations about funds al lotted to fighting forces under the presidents new defense bud Both Maxwell Army Chief of Staff and Randolph Me Marine complained that their forces are being cut tool Taylor declared Army personnel resources were in adequate to meet in lull the re quirements of their assigned President Eisenhower has in sisted that the nations defenses are Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson announced that his preparedness subcommittee will open hearings Wednesday to get the truth with the bark off on the defense The defense debate erupted on the Senate floor as the Arm ed Services Committee unani See Page 8 Ike Opposition To Homing Aid Called Stupid March UPI AFLCIO President George Meany today belittled President that the Eisenhowers multimillion claim dollar Democratic housing programs are In Meany told the Na tional Housing the real danger of Inflation would come If we continue to neglect tho nations housing needs and permit present shortages to become The labor leader spoke after the conference branded as stupid the complaints of Elsenhower and other economy minded Republicans that urban renewal outlays in the housing programs are extravagant and Meany said the government risked inflation unless it helped build 20 million new homes and apartments In the next 10 Short supply in the faco of See Page 12 Oil Decision Due Tuesday March 9 UPI President Eisenhower probably will act Tuesday on recommendations for new curbs on oil A voluntary control program 3xplres at midnight Informer sources have report ed the White House is conslder ng imposing mandatory con trols on oil Presidential Press Secretary James Hagerty told report ers today he was Inclined to the Presidents decision would come Tuesday rather than BRANDT GETS BID TO TALK ON TUESDAY Khrushchev Again Says Capitalism Slated To Fall March Soviet Premier Nikita KhrU shchev said today Russia has no objections to the Western Powers and perhaps some neur tral states maintaining a mini mum of troops in West The Soviet Premier made this major concession today in a speech to a mass Communist rally in East Guaranteed Freedom He said thaat West Berlin would be guaranteed complete independence if the West ac cepts Russias proposal that it should be transformed into a free There is no threat to tha freedom or Independence of Berlin it the Western Powers accept our Khrush chev We have proposed that the big states should guarantee We also have no objections to the United Nations joining In this We also would agree that the United France or neu tral states should maintain minimum of troops in West First Concession It was the first Khroi had indicated mightf keep troops in the past he had adamantly I sisted Western allied garrison must leave Berlin after sion of a German Peace Earlier Khrushchev talked for two hours with West German Socialist Opposition Leader Erich told Ollenhauer tho Berlin prob lem could bo solved through gotiation in a peaceful See Page 12 Bonn Tough Problems For Macmillan March 9 Prime Minister Harold mlllan today began a Mac swing major allies in search of a Western policy to take into negotiations with the Soviet Arriving In Paris to confer with President Charles da Macmillan said he feels the Soviets want to negotiate on The accept that these Immediate problems Germany and so on ought to be settled by Macmillan He conceded there are wide differences between the West and the He said in view of It is all the more important for the Western Al lies to get together to confirm our common policy and One of the biggest problems facing Macmillan Is the doubt n the minds of Adenauer and do Gaulle about his views on arms reduction in central Eu At the conclusion of their Moscow Macmillan and See Page 3 Atomic Attack Data Grim March it for 36 hours might have Atomic Commissioner Willard Llbby said today that a nuclear attack could drench an area of several thousands square miles of radioactive fall out so intense that it would be hazardous to life to stay out in the open for more than an high The density would be enough so that larm land in this he would be ruined for something like 40 years for anything except the culture of feed for beef cattle or possibly This was one of the grimmest statements yet made by a mem ber of the Atomic Energy Com mission on the hazard of local fallout in nuclear After ex plosion of a plant Hbomb at Bikini In 1954 the AEC said a thousand square mile area was poisoned with fallout so intense that a person exposed In address at Purdue Univer sity Llbby said exposure of more than an hour in area contam inated by nuclear bombing would endanger Libby that pro tection against fallout in war is without bankrupt ing the and should be undertaken at he said tens of millions of peo ple In this nation might lose their lives because they were ignorant of the effects of radio active He snid a civil defense effort against fallout is necessary to dispel the attitude ot hopeless ness in which he said was born of Libby was talking about local he kind generated by bombing of air missile and other ground Bombs fired high in the air spread their fallout over tha This socalled stratospheric fallout is a hazard to the worlds Llbby but it will not extinguish the Libby said the world today He went on to say that possibly the very horrors of the atom in modem war may eliminate the outbreak of a third world We rely oa this he Concerning worldwide Libby said it Is as that it is But he said there have been overemphasis and misempha sis in the fallout Libby said science has yet to determine the mechanics of how radiation affects living No one knows he said is the plain and blunt   

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