Corsicana Daily Sun, March 13, 1959

Corsicana Daily Sun

March 13, 1959

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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 13, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL Clear to cloudy and mild through Saturday in Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 1 windy 50 58 62 66 70 72 74 Complete Weather Report on IHHomeof the Pally Sun and SemiWeekly If LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March 13 er advance gov ernments trade CHICAGO old crop months profit with to 25 cents lower top Cattle Slaughter steer supply too meager for mar ket test top AP TELEMATS 239 MARCH PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS oi BOD GOOD a child who was handed down from an unidentified passerby on the fire escape lowers her to police and firemen on the sidewalk during a fire in New He was instrumental in helping many to safety when fire broke out in a bar on the ground AP Wirephoto Cancer Leaders Cited were bestowed on the ganization for his 10 years of Navarro County Cancer Society outstanding leadership and serv and its leaders on all sides ices to the American Cancer tic fight Thursday night for the role this county is playing 1ri the drama against the dread The American Cancer from its New York headquar awarded the unit with a certificate for the outstanding way this county exceeded its 1958 Cancer Crusade quota of The unit raised Martin District 12 field The Fred unit education present ed McKinneys award on behalf of the president of the The Texas Division also had honors to bestow and presented them through Ed District 12 and past president of the local went to Knight as chairman of presented the Retiring President Mc was presented an award from the national or Get Final Entry In Queen Race The last entry in the Navarro County Youth Expositions queens contest tonight Fri day has been She Is Beverly senior at Cor Bicana High A change in one of the judges for the contest also was an Henry Moore will serve instead of Kenneth Mar The other two judges are Misses Clara Frances Martin and Jane The seven candidates for queen of the exposition will be honored by the County 4H Council with a dinner in the Navarro Hotel Room with the selection of the queen and her coronation at at the agriculture building at the Judging of poultry and other exhibits will ge un der way a t the Fairgrounds early Saturday They the crusades 1958 womens house tohouse canvass in which collected Wolf for his development of an outstanding educational pro gram in this county to Miss Winnie Crump in behalf of the Nurses Committee of which Allan Bryant and Benny Spross were cochair men for the annual nurses See Page 7 Pneumonia Hits 112 March 13 one of two surviving veterans of the Civil was waging the battle of his long life early Pneu monia closed in on the 112year old Confederate Sailing was brought to Munal a private hospital here from his home iri John Munal con firmed the and said Sailing was in very poor condi The only other survivor of the Civil War is Walter Wil liams of who was 116 on He has been bedfast and in declining health for many Ike Links Foreign Aid To Red Threat ft 3 2r 3r ft r Islanders Celebrate New Statehood DECLARATION OF HOLIDAYS NOT NEEDED Full Admission Anticipated For Current Year March 13 UPI Eruptions of merri ment swept the volcanic islands of Hawaii today in celebration of their acceptance as the 50th state of the United A ruble of enthusi asm began Wednesday when the Senate approved the state hood bill in Washington and the first violent Upheaval of joy came Thursday when it was ap proved by the The new state is situated In the Pacific more than miles southwest of but the din of todays tion might well be heard on the mainland if the wind is When approval by the House was announced act ing Governor Edward Johns ton immediately declared a two day territorywide It was merely an official and hardly Within 15 people See Page 9 Hawaii WiU Probably Fill United Stales By United Press International The admission of Hawaii probably will complete United Hawaii was ths last pos session with territorial the final step on the political ladder to Puerto Rico is a free commonwealth in as sociation with the United a status copied from the British model and not designed to lead to The only possessions left are the Virgin Guam American the Canal and a shoal of isolated and often uninhabited Pacific None of these is expect ed to achieve territory let alone in the fore seeable The purchased as re cently ag 1917 from Denmark for 25 million have the best chance of becoming a ter These 50odd palmy but arid Caribbean isles are at pre sent unorganized and adminis tered by the Department of The 132square miles of Is increasingly popular playgrounds for American tour are administered by a gov ernor appointed by the Presi dent currently Waltei See Page 2 TERMITES DEDUCTIBLE March federal tax collector has officially recognized the lowly termite a The Internal Revenue Service said it was bowing to a series of court decisions and permitting home owners to claim income tax deductions for damage caused by a sudden termite at Soviets Fear Non Negotiation On Berlin Winter Storm Kills At Least 23 Hoifa Threatens Sprawling Esso Industrial Unit BATON March 13 James Hoffa had a simple message for independent oil refinery work ers Thursday night Joins us and more than a mil lion teamsters will help you fight your battles with Esso Standard Oil The Teamster president brushed aside an angry barrage of criticism from 30 AFLCIO unions in the area for a bold invasion of this bustling Deep South industrial The offer posed a problem for more than the local Esso refinery and the Independent Industrial Workers which invited Hoffa to speak here as a possible help in its contract Hoffa made It clear his sights are set on bringing all Standard See Page 2 Welfs Quitting As Monitor Of Teamster Union March 13 Dal las submitted his resignation today as teamster representative on the courtap pointed board of monitors which is overseeing cleanup of the Wells wrote Federal kludge Dickinson Letts that his serv ices on the threemember board take up too much of his time He said he wanted to return to private practice and asked ear ly acceptance of the resigna The Texan told Letts I am happy to report my observation that the affairs of the teams ter union are greatly Improved over those prevailing when the present admlnistraion took of The three monitors were ap pointed by Letts after rank andflle Teamsters brought suit See Page 9 HONEST MAN FREED by five of the six men ac cused of shooting dice proclaim ed their innocence Thursday he fore City Court Judge Beverly When it came George Drakes turn he hesitated and mumble I guess Im the only one who was shoot Said the judge Drake you can Im fining every body else for witnessesing the first oneman dice game in Carr Offers State Financing Picture March 13 Speaker Waggoner Carr drew a picture yesterday of a tax program he thought the 66th Legislature would acrosstheboard tax not inter preted by the people as a gen eral sales Carr told a press conference that he thought three general plans already introduced would fit the He said he offered advice on all but was not supporting any one in The speaker said he did not think Price Daniels tax plans HB 43 and others or the general sales tax proposal HB 739 of Frates Seelig San would fill the statds taxing and spending Carr said he was convinced the Legislature could find new money amounting to 100 million or more annually with a special session after the set May 12 adjournment He promised to use his leader ship to see that the needs of Texas are met He indicated a tax plan might emerge later as the Carr The three tax plans that Carr listed as fitting the across theboard label were A bill HB 727 by Strickland and Wesley Rob erts to raise between 200 and 300 million dollars annually with a 14point plan levying some new taxes and raising It includes a boost in the nat ural gas production a one per cent occupation tax on all retail business and a two per cent levy on all public trans A bill HB 787 by Oliver of Port Neches to raise 200 million dollars with a four per cent tax on the first sale of all goods manufactured or imported to Oliver said his measure will not violate the commitments by many mem bers of this Legislature against a general sales A bill HB 786 by Blanchard of Lubbock aimed at raising 200 million dollars a year with a business privilege It would collect a levy of one half of one per cent of the gross receipts of every business Set Page 8 i March 13 Blanchard of Lub bock said today he felt public school teachers are Using typing classes to pound out form let ters to influnece He told newsmen he received a bunch of letters this morning all written on the same paper by the same typewriter and all starting off I am very much interested In House Bill House Bill 22 is the major part of the HaleAikin Public School Study Committees recommenda tions and includes an pay raise for school Blanchard waved one letter which was opposed to the meas It bore a Lubbock The letter said Just this one time lets show this bunch of dogooders with their program for better schools and more taxes that they do not speak for all the people in the State of Tex Blanchard said he felt Eilgio de la Garza of Mission may have the right idea when he was quoted yesterday as tell ing three school teachers to go Page By United Press International The worst storm of the dying winter season eased off to scat tered snow flurries in the north east Friday on top of average 10to12lnch accummulations in Pennsylvania and New York and up to 34 inches in Snow continued during the night in northern New leaving a 22Inch blanket of white over much of New Hamp shire and reported 34 inches early Friday and The intense which be gan was blamed or at least 23 including two men and five children kill ed today when fire swept their home on the edge of during the states heav iest snow the Other vic tims included 6 each In Ohio and 3 in New York State and 1 in The storm raced across the northeast on the anniversary of the great bliz zard of dumping heavy snows from eastern Ohio into New Only an unusual warmup in the midst of th which turned the snow into icy slush over much ot the storm See Page 2 Blame Mishaps On Cigarettes In Closed Car March 13 The American1 Medical Associa tion warned today that the smoke of only three cigarets in a closed car sucks up so much oxygen that a drivers eyesight is hampered to a dangerous An AMA committee report based on a twoyear study found the three cigarets produce as many deadly carbon monoxide fumes as would be found at an altitude of The car bon monoxide cuts visual sensi tivity to a dangerous Motorists were warned to cut smoking to EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON NEW CHARTER PLANNED Plans for an aggressive cam1 paign in the interest ot the pro posed new charter for Corsica na at the April 7 election were outlined and projected ot a meet ing held Thursday at 7 in the city room at the Chairman Robert Gladney commissioncourt city will appoint a of three or five who presided subcommittee members to select and interview a steering or arranging commit tee for an active educational It is proposed that the pro visions of the charter from the present 1917 model be outlined and explained to the people in an Report Third Of Red Cross Goal Reached A total of had been turned In Friday morning in the Red Cross campaign to raise a Headquarters announced that Advance Gifts division collected Business district divi Special Gifts di vision had reported Jerry Roe and Charles co had completed the personnel of the Womens Res identiai About half the comprised of of 26 was announced Tuesday Collowing a kickoff The remaining accord ing to their district designa are as follows See RED Page 10 Michigan GOP Nix Financing nouncements to PTA land other civic In addition to planning an ag gressive and informative cam the committee for the new city charter also is to stress some of the changes that will ensue in the municipal gov ernment under the proposed new See Page 10 More Paralytic Polio Appears March 13 UP polio cases this year are running more than 60 per cent higher than a year Last week 16 of the 19 polio cases reported by the states were compared with 10 of 19 iri the corresponding 1958 Since 1 this year there have been 135 paralytic cases out of the 193 cases This compares with 87 para lytic out of 163 listed to the same time last a Public Health Service spokesman said today it will be four to six weeks after April 1 before the trend of the 1959 polio season will bo A nationwide polio vaccina tion program is being launched Sunday Last year there were paralytic compared with in reversing a down ward trend which followed in troduction of Salk vaccine In warned to cut control minimum Senate today rejected March 13 controlled a before and during night dollar bond proposal and those at high alttuJesUvhich Its supporters said would The AMA said cars do not avcrtcd the prospects of adequate ventilation for the chain The adverse effect of carbon from exhausts and from on driving abil ity lies in their decreasing the visual sensitivity of the eye In areas of low the report The AMA said smoking was only that one of several bad habits cause auto accidents and cited more than 30 areas in See Page 10 payless days for state em ployes about May CarJton a Re publican told news men Republicans were unwill ing to start dowri the endless road to defiicit Democrat Philip Rahoi replied that Republicans want payless pay days and to put tha governor Democrat Mennen Williams on the He said the GOP wanted to crucify the governor and nothing March 13 resentatives carried on alone today to see whether the sion would maintain the Leg islatures average of consider ing bills every two years There was little doubt that the average would be surpassed as the midnight deadline More than were introduced through After the authors will need fourfifths vote to iri troduce a Both houses quit work Thurs day until However representatives may still troduce measures and they rewrote and kept think ing about new More than 50 revenue bills were Iri troduced in the House where the measures must The last Senate bill introduc ed before the deadline was Sen ate Bill by Bil Wood of It would create another state mentally retarded WJJO NERDS MARCH and Lon school in the Gulf Coast nje arent discouraged because theyre in the hospital Segregation reached into durjng flying With the aid of two fans and a tissue House debate Reppaper kite theyre enjoying spring at Los Angeles Orthopedic representatives waded through Hospital as much as the lucky kids at Marcos underwent various maneuvers to approve surgcry for a clubfoot while Lonnie is partially paralyzed from Page 9 a sniual AP Wirephoto Presidents Son Due Promotion March 13 UPI The Army selection board today recommended John the Presi dents for promotion to lieutenant Young Eisenhower was No 1002 on a list of 1319 recommen dations for lieutenant colonel Army spokesman said It might be a year before he actually gets his Major Is now assigned to duty at the White His Immediate superior is Andrew Good staff secretary to thn The promotions will be made as vacancies occur In the high er approximately In the order of the numbers assign ed to those The promotion will advance Eisenhowers pay from to a By WAITER LOGAN United Press International The Soviet Union expressed alarm today that the Western allies might refuse to negotiate on the Berlin the official Soviet overnment accused the West of trying to solve the Berlin crisis with tanks instead of the negotiations wanted by the The magazine New Times reported fears the Americans will discourage British Prime Minister Harold Macmillans ne gotiation plans during his Wash ington visit next It said Macmillans visit to Moscow introduced a positive aspect to EastWest relations and that unquestionably there are grounds for fears the viewpoint of opponents of ne gotiations would Izvestia added that Russia proposes that the armies of both sides should withdraw and their diplomats should move a reference to to form See Page 9 Nasser Employs Body Of Iraqi Rebel In Talk March 13 IP President Gamal Azdel Nasser of the United Arab Re public charged today that Iraq Qommunisls create ft SyrianIraqi union cftmirinliod fj an Iraqi brand of Nasser spoke to crowds who transformed the funeral of a dead Iraqi rebel Into one of the biggest antiCommunist demon strations ever staged In the Arab It also was the biggest antl Kassem rally since the conflict of the two powerful Arab lead erg Nasser and Iraqi Premier Abdel Karlm Kassem broke into the open following a re ported revolt at Mosul in north ern About people partic ipated In or witnessed tha funeral which wound up in front of the presi dential residence to hear Nas ser Nasser told the cheering crowds he offered four times to meet Kassem to close the Arab ranks but Kassem always re The crowds chanted There Is See Page 2 Furney Out As Ennis Coach March Murl who coached two losing football teams at Ennls Hrtgh resigned today but will remain as assistant The coaching resig nation is effective at the close of the school Hia Class AAA team won only one game and tied two last Ho came here two years ago from Grand where lie was assistant Pre viously he coached at WARNS MORE MILITARY AID POSSIBILITY Congress Shows Opposition To Billions Asked March 14 UPI President Elsenhow er told a spendingsensitive Con rress today that the United States may have to step up its military aid to other countries because of Russias threat to i In submitting his foreign aid program in a special message to er took particular note of the Berlin crisis and said it could lave perilous consequences if Soviet threats go Included In Budget He appealed for of he mutual securi ty program of arms and econ omic aid to free world Allies which he originally had outlln ed in his precariouslybalanced fiscal 1960 The President bluntly told longress the Soviet threat In Europe might require a later In his request for in military aid for fiscal 1980 beginning July The message went to a craticcontrolled House and1 Senate where there are strong signs of potent opposition to foreign aid l Cuts Indicated Some influential legislative leaders have made it plain they want to trim his f quest an Theyttlso 1 See FOREIGN Oppose Civil Rights Code In Housing March UPt The Husing and Home Finance Agency came out today against writing Into a proposed new civil rights bill strongly worded provisions to ban discrimination in governmentaided Administrator Norman Ma son said his agency actively works against discrimination in housing and cooperates with similar efforts by local housing He said substantial progress has been In a statement read by an Mason said that with the effective program wo now have and its future potentials under present laws you will appreciate the fact that my postlon must be that I do not urge the en actment of the proposed new legislation at this The bill would provide that not home mortgage shall bo eligible for federal Insurance unless the mortgager agrees not to discriminate by reason oC religion or national origin In selecting purchasers Interstate Commerce Commis sion Chairman Kenneth Tug gle told the subcommittee ICC takes no position on another proposal to spell out by law pro See Page 0 Probe Plush Training Schools March 13 investigators set out today to determine why the government is running a 000ayear private school for military officers at a fashion able apartment within spitting distance of the Gross Rlowa said John head of the will be summon ed for questioning March 23 along with defense department Gross is a member of the House manpower utilization subcommittee investigating the The congressman said he un derstood that a form er Pittsburgh Psychology pro was receiving 6 per cent of a costplus contract to teach officers how to handle the mili tary assistance program over Gross said the school was using retired highranking ar my officers on its teaching and administrative They are in effect being paid Gross because they receive a salary in addition to their regular retirement If they are needed that bad to train then they should be recalled Into active The defense department said In reply that the apartment was chosen for the school be cause suitable facilities were not otherwise It add ed that employment of retired officers made optimum use of their It said salaries at the school ranged from an average u year for professional employes to for clerical Gross said he believed the military should be training its own people in peacetime and not turn the task over to a private school located within spitting distance of the Penta gon and other big military in The congressman said he and August Johansen R asked the defense de partment last December to pro vide detailed information on the He said the data was not forthcoming despite repeated efforts both by letter and The school li located in base ment rooms of Arlington Tow a fashionable suburban apartment across the Potomac from the Gross said the government spent from to renovating the rooms used by the called the military trailnng The school Is operated by the American Institute of Research headed by Gross said he made an un announced visit to the school a few months ago and found the state department also waa running a similar school there for foreign service Its going to be Interesting to find out how much rent the government Is paying on all these Gross WORKERS RESCUED GRAND PRAIRIE Two construction workers were burled in a caveln today but soon were rescued from th9 trench 12 feet Attendants said Harry and William Cantrell were apparent ly in good condition with minor ii ;

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