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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 10, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Wednesday scattered showers or thundershowers Wednesday and Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 58 60 62 65 69 71 72 Oomclete Weather Report on Market HJHomeofthe Daily Sunand SemiWeekly LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March 10 mixed selected Issues In governments mill CHICAGO moderate Slightly higher with to 25 cents higher top Cattle slaughter steers steady to SO cents higher top AP TELEMATS 236 MARCH PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS symbol marks rebel which was bombed by Iraqi air Underlined are where army units were asked to Join revolt and which rebels claim have joined AP Wirephoto Map Link Greenland To Warning Line March 10 Defense Depart ment announced today that the radar warning line across the top of the continent will be extended across Greenland at a cost of more than 27 million The distant early warning line DEW now runs from the Aleu tians around Alaska anc across Canada to Eastern Baf fin The line of a bomber attack on North was built to give Sources close to the military high command said the move 6 Candidates For Youth Fair Queen Selected Six candidates out of ceven have been selected thus far to compete for the title of queen of the first Navarro County Youth Exposition to be held at the fairgrounds Friday and Sat 4H clubs and FHA chapters at the county were invited to elect candidates for the The six named to date in elude Purdon Martha Kay Mildred Margaret Montgom ery Blooming Grove Robbie Grounds Emhouse Shirley King Richland Fanny Gon rales Frost Sandra Lu Eng Only other school presently expected to select a queen candi date is Corsicana High Contestants and their escorts tvlll be honored by the Navarro County 4H Club Council at a dinner Friday at at the Navarro Judging and crowning of the ueen will be an event of Friday in the agriculture building at the The queen will then preside over talent arrangements for are now being made by a committee headed by Jewell Handling arrangements for the queens contest and corona tion is a committee of which Sue Wilson and Cook are Serv ing with them are Ruth Owen Miss Faye Ger trude home demonstra See Page 5 was related to the long term threat of Russian bomber at tack and was not a reaction to the Berlin They said Russian bombers that could deliver an attack against North America are the current rather than in tercontlnental ballistic missiles They said radar for detection of missiles will be operational by the time Soviet missiles become a substantial The Department announced award of two contracts to builc four stations across Greenland Two of the stations will be atop the Greenland ice cap and the other two will be in coasta The Pentagon said Peter Kiew it Sons New a contract to build the two ice cap Danish Arctic Co received a contract to build one station on the West Coast of Greenland near the Mount of Itlvdleq Page 6 Women Begin Solicitation For Red Cross A small army of women volun teers who comprise the Wom ens Residential Division Tues day began their part of the 1959 Red Cross fund campaign to raise a total goal of Led this year by Charles Brown and Jerry Roe as the division will canvass the residential districts of Corsicana seeking contribu from retired and small outlying busi nesses which dot the residen tial The division has a quota of The town has been marked off into districts by number with a captain and team of workers responsible for calling on every home in the Most of the captains had sup plied campaign headquarters with a list of the respective workers by Tuesdays 10 meeting at the First kickoff National Bank civic room where campaign materials were distributed and instructions giv See RED Page 2 State Sales Tax Bill Due Wednesday Senators Give Space Flight Boost UNANIMOUS VOTE FAVORS MORE FUNDS Stennis Stresses Urgency Getting Man Sent Aloft March Senate gave an as slst to the nations mannei space flight efforts today with speedy passage of a bill for an extra of spending this The authorization measur for the National Aeronautic arid Space Administration pass ed by roll call after brief dis The vote was Goes To House The bill now goes to the House where similar quick ap proval is John Stennis floor manager for the supple mental stressed the urgen cy of rapid progress In develop ing capabilities to put man into He explained that just under 21 million dollars of the addet funds will go for this under Project NASAs initia program of manned space re Repeats Warning Sterinis repeated his warning of disaster if a potential ene my is first in space with a ve licle able to deliver a nuclear NASA previously has ear marked more than 37 million dollars for the Mercury project See SPACE Page Rocket Plane Carried Aloft For First Time EDWARDS AIR FORCE March spaceprobing man ned rocket ship X15 was taken aloft for the first time today n a captive test with a pilot strapped inside the The dartshaped research air ilane was carried high over he Mojave about 65 miles northeast of Los Angeles by a Mother Ship B52 bomb er at PST to begin a ong series of steps toward man tinds venture above the earths In the initial the X15 was nestled without rocket fue but with test polit Scott Cross field aboard under the giant sweptback wing of the modi fied carry The little rocket did not fly by itself on the first aerial out 37yearold civi ian engineer for North Amer can wore his special y designed crash helmet and silvery space suit for the test eventually expected to take pl ots at miles an hour up o 100 miles Into He sat in the snug cockpit ust back of the needle The 50foot lung under long craft the B52s right wing and attached with inter See Page 2 Favor HaleAikin Program March 10 Wl HaleAikin school program won Senate committee endorsement Monday Several witnesses said they would accept a sales tax if necessary to pay for beef Ing up public Approval of the bill by of Paris was the most important committee complishment the session which has yet to see a revenue raising measure okayed by a House A test vote to send the 107 million dollar bill to subcom mittee for one week and passage then came on voice vote before the largest public hearing of the An estimated crowd of teach the ers and parents packed chamber and The bill includes a year more for a statepaid driver education 180 days of classroom instruction instead of 175 additional t teachers for academically excep T tional assistant super Intendents for districts accord Ing to the number of a year more per school bus for pre school English Instruction for non English speaking film distribution program and sick leave for secretary of the Texas State Teachers said the bill would cost with the state spending about and the local districts supplying the He said It would not include an other to be added for teacher retirement through addition of other in Floyd Hale Aikin member and chairman of the Senate Finance said he thought part of the bill would create a teacher shortage by taking for driver classroom teachers instruc creased bus maintenance the people of Texas are tion for especially capable stu dents and other He said he favored the salary in the film library and in not willing to buy the extras at this He said demands on the gen eral revenue fund would total about 635 million dollars if the nill Bradshaw said the Dills cost would be about 150 million the current Eee Page 8 March 10 UP The Texas Commission on Higher Education recommended Mon day that the Legislature in crease by about 30 per cent the tuition rates at the 18 taxsup ported colleges and universities The commission said the tui tion increase should be based on a 8020 ratio on the tola cost of higher education In 1960 It said tuition fees should be expected to pay about 20 per cent of the students education al The state would put up the other 80 per The recommendation in ef fect asks the Legislature to boost the resident tuition fees from a year to or a year starting in Septem Jack Cox of Brecken ridge He offered the resolution on the increase which was unani mously Cox said the ncrease would come about only f the Legislature followed the commissions other recommen dations to increase spending in higher education by 13 million dollars for Rates at medical and dental schools would not be See Page 8 Ike Says Defense Budget Adequate Kassem Maintains Revolt Crushed Business Gets Labor Challenge COTTON MEETBARBECUE On Corruption March 10 UPI AFLCIO President George Meany today challenged business organizations to adop organized labors code of ethics and punish employers who violate He charged that the Nationa Association of Manufacturers Chamber of anc American Retail Federation are either unwilling or unable to come to grips with the cor rupt elements in their own Meany made the statement in testimony prepared for two House Labor subcommittees considering union reform legis He urged that Congress require employers to file de tailed reports on their labor relations spending as part of any antiracketeering The AFLCIO chief supported Dills similar to Ervin measure the but Kennedy suggested amendments on provisions deal ng with union elections and a few other mat He bitterly attacked the ad ministrations using words ike anti harum self and politically mo See Page 8 Court Renames Miller As Health Chief Will Miller was renam ed county health officer by the commissioners court during a ength session Monday after The vote was unanimous to continue the services of In a meeting that lasted until 4 and following a morn ng the court also acted on the following agenda items Authorized County Auditor John George to invest in permanent school funds in gov rnment probably 10 ear George reported that the money was available and should K invested as soon as Accepted bids on the follow ng items Two eightcylinder pickup rucks for Commissioners Sam mle Saunders of Blooming Irove and Arlon Simmons of Bruner Chevrolet Com pany of ith no One sixcylinder pickup truck or Commissioner Jack Megar ty of Fores er Chevrolet Company of Cor icana with with no Three document files for the district clerks Stafford Lowdon Company of Fort One desk for the county See Page 8 OVER 500 ATTEND ANMAL By CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff An estimated 500 cotton farm ers and other persons interested in the industry attended the fifth annual meeting and bar becue at Navarro Junior Col lege Monday A barbecue at the gymnasium was followed by a meeting in the The county sevenstep cotton committee sponsored the George president of the Dallas Codton in the initial admitted farmers have a hard choice to make relative to options Highway Patrol Gets Built In Radar Vehicle A new builtin radar unit has been assigned the fourcounty Texas highway patrol dlstric and is now in use in Navarro county after being used last week in Henderson Nev patrol uniforms were put in use by local Monday new unit radai equipment in the vehicle tha is manned by ono patrolman and is used to check violators and pursues them when seen they are violating the traffic it was The oneman unit Is operated by the driver from Inside the vehicle and checks and clocks notorisls he is meeting or going the same The new uniforms received Monday are light brown west ern type light brown trous ers with a lighter trim med in dark The black belts and ties are the same as in the old Female Ticket Before Voters March 10 in this small entral New Hampshire town had a new experience today he chance to vote for a Demo cratic slate of and all For the first time in Mere liths history the Democratic Party has put up a candidate or each of the six posts of two funds and two libr ary In past Re publicans usually run unoppos ed for all but one selectmans office and they almost always swept the RICKOVER PROMOTED March 10 UPI The Senate today con irmed the promotion of Rear Hyman the Navys nuclear submarine ex to the rank of vice It also approved the promotion to full admiral of Vice Robert former naval aide to President but said that over the country the trend seems to be toward choice He called attention to a na tional that in dicated that about 76 per cent would go the Choice A route and 24 per cent the Choice B Bennett said the European market for Texas cotton will be improved this Texas lost out because for in could sell her cotton for as much as per bale cheap er than Texas We hope to bring European customers back to the Texas Bennett Bennett painted an overall brighter picture for the cotton farmer in He called at tention to the increasing prices in cottons greatest and the pick up of sales In the textile Other speakers included Har See Page 2 Cotton Choice Deadline Near March Agriculture Depart ment reminded cotton farmers today that they have only unti March 16 to decide whethei they want to overplant 1959 cot ton A farmer choosing to over plant and accept a lower sup port price must notify his County Agricultural Stabiliza tion Committee In writing by March Otherwise ho will be required to stay within his al This years cotton program offers growers a choice be tween two Under the growers must comply with planting allotments assigned Such growers will be eligible for price sup ports at 80 per cent of parity which averages cents a pound for the base Under growers the may second overplant allot ments by 40 per Those tak Ing this choice will be eligible for supports at 65 per cent of parity or a base average of Panel To Drop Kennedy Case March 10 The Senate LaborManage ment Committee held today no jood purpose would be served y public hearings on purported efforts to bribe Its chief coun Robert The committee held a 2 lour closed session The headed by John MeClelian said in a statement that tha reported incidents did not have he significance indicated by the news reports growing out of he Milwaukee meeting a news conference at which Ken nedy disclosed the bribe SCENE OF was the scene m the Imperial Highway near ifter a loaded with migratory work rs smashed into two Police said the brakes on the truck apparently failed as it was coming off the Santa Ana Rescue workers at left bend over some of the Police said two persons were killed and 29 in AP Wirephoto March 10 government reiterat ed today it has crushed the weekend nationalist uprising and accused a foreign apparently meaning Presiden Gamal Abdel Nassers United Arab stirring up the The whether by choice or maintained radio silence after signing off at mid night with a final claim to con trol of all north The victory declaration of Premier Abdel Karim Kassem3 Communistinfluenced regime via Radio Baghdad met no further challenge on Middle East Mystery still surrounded the insurrection led by Abde Wahab Shawaf in oilrich Mos Few sepclfic details had been disclosed by either Iraqs military Ah med Saleh el voiced the charge of foreign meddling in a broadcast from We advise this country that is cooperating with imperialism to stop spreading because these will not affect the Iraq he This imperialist state must know that the people and army of Iraq are determined to pre serve our republic and smash all Imperialist Kassems regime has been at odds with Nasser for over the Iraqi leadera refif See Page 2 Bank Robbery Quickly Loot Recovered March today arrested a an Insurance salesman a blueprint developer and a tav ern owner and said they admitt ed pulling a bank rob bery here The plumber was picked up Monday night on a After allnight police said he named his Police said the three accom plices were counting the money when they were surprised this All the money was The four bandits staged the daring holdup and wear ing grotesque They walked out carrying shopping bags stuffed with the cash and leaving a tear gas bomb behind them to terrify the bank customers and The bomb failed to go Detective Stuyvesant Pinnoll identified the four as Thomas a plumber of Bay Shore Anatole a of West Babylon Richard a blueprint of West Babylon and William McHen an insurance of all on Long Is The three counting the mon ey were taken by police at Ryls kys police The four were charged with See Page 5 March 10 UPI President Eisenhower told Republican congresslona leaders today that he puts na tional defense above a balanced budget but feels that his new military budget is adequate1 to defend the The Presidents view was re lated by Leverett Salton stall who said aftei Eisenhowers weekly meeting with GOP leaders He puts the defense of our country above budget require The defense of our country comes first and will always come first In the minds of the This obviously was in reply to Democratic charges that the President is more concerned with a balanced budget than in providing an adequate de Saltonstall and House GOP Leader Charles Halleck said the overall military spending program is adequate even though the chiefs of the military See Page 5 Grand Jury At Austin Probes Whites Agency AUSTIN The Travis County Grand Jury investigated today alleged violations of the election code In the Agriculture Agriculture C o m m issioner He said he had nothing else to Grand Jury Foreman Thom as said we are making an active investigation of the Agriculture Department It has to do with gifts for pol tlcal We received the Information about three weeks and we started the The grand jury recently re ported It found no law viola Jons in the cash gifts allegedly received from 1949 1958 by Comptroller Robert Jalvert from his The Senate Investigating Jommittee alleged about of the money was for political Committee Chair man Charles Herring of Austin said his group did not ook Into any other department It is against the law to so Sce Page 5 Hawaii Bill Sen To Floor March 10 UPI The Hawaii statehood Jill took a giant step toward final congressional approval to day by clearing the House Rules Committee action on the mea sure to make the Pacific Island crritory the 50th state cleared t for House floor The rules committee had been con sidered the major roadblock to quick Democratic leader John McCormack said the ill will be brought before the House It Is con sidered to have a good chance of Senate passage DANIEL ASKS QUICK HOVE ON DEFICIT Governor Wants Separate Action By Legislature March 10 Price Daniel urgently called the Legislatures attention today to the need of rubbing out the gen eral fund deficit of 65 million His message was presented to the House and Senate as a sales tax bill linked to paying tha cost of improved school serv ices was proposed by a House Sadler Comments The House received Daniels message They Jerry Sadler of Percilla said The reason we have this de ficit Is because we followed his dillydally recommendations two years There was scattered If we follow his recommen dations again we will have an other Sadler Tony Fenoglto of No lona said the governor should say whether he would veto a sales tax bill so that the House might know what to Hlnson Defends George Hlnson of Mln eola defended He said The governor again repeated his suggestion to cure the do flcit unless the House has other Winfree of Hous ton said he too thought plan wasf The vnily jftnes lacking Sea 2 Hearing Given Sordid Details On HighRaters March The average borrower Is mar has two and has had 10 loans In existence over a period of three At tha end of that ho still owes more than he The story of the the loan shark or the small len der who merely exceeds the states maximum 10 per cent interest rate charge was deliv ered again Monday night to the House Banking The borrowers are not all said Theodore Hansen of the Houston Better Business The very people edu cating our teach among the victims al most across the He said the bureau talked to more than persons who ap peared voluntarily to complain about the excessive charg mainly about harass ment from the One businesswoman went to 39 companies in an effort to pay off three Han sen The loans were flip ped renewed and pyramided until she had paid these com panies over a fiveyear period and she still owed In this woman had re ceived from the compan Tha committee heard five hours of testimony while dls See LOAN Page 2 Plan MidMay Geneva Parley By WALTER LOGAN United Press International The United Britain and France are planning for an SastWest foreign ministers con ference in Geneva by midMay bj followed by a summit conference In July or on the Berlin diplomatic sources said today In UPI diplomatic correspondent Elle Malssi reported the Allied plans for EastWest meetings were being worked out by a group of cooperating closely with West in reply to Russias March 2 note asking for such Reports ot the Western plans came as British Prime Minister flarold Macmillan met in Paris today with President Charles de Gaulle in hopes of bringing their differing viewpoints more closely into Informed sources said Mac millan already had mended much of the split in Franco British ranks over their ap proach to the Berlin He was helped to some ex by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev who made an ap parent major concession on Ber lin Monday night but one that found no favor with Wash ington or Khrushchev suggested that Russia go ahead with Its plans to turn West Berlin Into a free but he proposed that a token garrison be stationed there made up of Big Four or neutral The plan was criticized In most Western capitals because it did not change Allied de termination to resist making West Berlin a free city and be cause It would introduce Rus sian troops there for the first But it helped Macmillan who Insists that only negotiations can avert a war over Berlin and who insists that the Soviet Un ion will relent on its Berlin stand if the negotiations gee Ambassador to Bonn David Bruce and his British Sir Christoph er arrived in West Ber lin today to discuss the crisis with Mayor Willy at suggestion of the city meanwhile turned down a Khrushchev invitation to meet the Soviet Premier Other East West develop ments Wfphlngton The Senate Foreign Relations Committee scheduled a closeddoor nearlng today with Acting Secretary of State Christian Herter for an uptodate report on Berlin de It was Hcrters first session with the group since he took over temporarily from Sec retary of State John Foster Paris French and British diplomats were reported agreed that a strong American foreign cpollcy leadership must be lished as soon as The French and to some extent the West Germans resent sugges tions that the Western leader ship should be taken over by Berlin The East German Communist newspaper Nouses Deutschland warned again to day that Russia will sign a sep arate peace treaty with East Germany if the West continues to refuse to sign one with both German It took no notice of latest   

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