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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 18, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL to partly dy through Thursday a little warmer to Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 I J 55 60 68 70 71 72 Complete Weather Report on Market HJHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly MorninJ I LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March Mixed aircrafts In governments Cotton liquidation trade CHICAGO Wheat old crop months Corn lower scattered to 25 cents lower top steers 75 cents higher to 50 lower top AP TELEMATS 243 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ii REMINDER OF WARTIME still drifts upward from the ruins of business buildings in a suburb of after a disastrous fire consumed the heart of the busi ness Two department six other shops and nine homes were gutted in the capi tals biggest peacetime fire in half a AP Wirephoto via radio from London Impose City Lake Curfew A curfew law for Lake Hal bert after 10 except by special notice of termination of the rough fish contract at the establish ing a new speed limit at the lake and a series of 11 questions about the new sewer plant high lighted the city commission meeting Tuesday at 2 AH officials were Several ordinances and other matters were deferred to a special meeting March 24 at 3 The session ended at with the mayor and com missioners receiving their reg ular Waive Circus Fee Following the roll call and the reading of the minutes by City Secretary Charles Mayor Tom Eady called on Don Wylie of the Cameron Lumber representing the local National Guard who ask ed that the city waive the license for the Hagen circus showing in Corsicana Wednesday afternoon and night under the TNG auspices on West Seventh avenue east of the Following discus the on motion by Commissioner Ben license Fred former city candidate for city presented 11 ques tions relative to the new sew age disposal plant and sewer lines which were read by the city The matter was postponed until the April 7 meeting after authorizing city personnel to get the answers The matter is treat ed in a separate story in this See Page 10 FatherlnLaw Sent To Jail HOUSTON justice of peace ordered his Joseph put in jail Tuesday for choking his wife of 65 Judge James Wunsche told re I just had to put him in I dont know what got into Theyve lived together over 65 in a good humor in his theres nothing to I didnt choke If someone choked two bills from me while I was making coffee early this morn I Melvin said he wanted an at but Wunsche said it would be good for him to spend little time in the who weighs 100 pounds to her husbands re mained In a Tomball hospital where attendants said her con dition is I Eleven questions relative to the recently constructed dispos al plant and sewer lines were propounded to the city commis sion in its session Tuesday at 2 by Fred en The in some in stances requiring were not immediately provided but will be available to the com press and public at the April 7 it was de cided following a conference and Letter Registered a former city engi neer thn city had written a registered letter to Mayor Tom Eady asking that he be allowed Pose Questions On lines Known Results Approach Half Work has been going forward in ell divisions of the Red Cross fund but the results of those efforts are not being turned in to headquarters as ex peditiously as they it was noted Wednesday by cam paign the total col lections in hand at headquar ters do not reflect the progress thiat campaign leaders feel sure has been made to raise As of Wednesday reports of money turned in at headquarters amounted only to General Chairman Jim Steph enson noted that this total rep resented reports from only three divisions Special Groups and Business As yet campaign personnel of ommerce and Wom ens Rural County and East Side Division have not submitted their initial progress Bud Morton made a request Wednesday that team workers and captains turned in completed results in the Ad Vance Gifts Division without further If work has not been completed he urged that this be done immediately and notification of accomplish ment passed on to At the same Char les Brown and Jerry Roe requested captains in the Wom See RED Page 10 as a private citizen and above average taxpayer to be given 10 minutes time and submit the The city Charles read the Blucher stated in the begin ning that he was not making any accusations against any person but was asking ques Mayor Eady opined that it is a pretty good quiz after the twopage typewritten docu ment had been and would require a bit of research for some of the Commissioner Bon McKle made amotion that was ap proved that the city engineer and city secretary check the records and secure the infor mation It was stated that the questions were not pre pared within a short time and time would be required to get all the hat the engineers that the installations in question were hired under a See Page 10 Lemnitzer Gets Staff Job March 18 UPI President Elsenhower today nominated a new Army Chief of Staff Lyman Lemnitzer to replace Maxwell At the same time Eisenhower nominated Nathan an air for re appointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of a post he has occupied since Arlelgh Burke was nominated for reappointment of a twoyear term as Chief of Naval Operations and Thomas White for reappoint ment for two years as Air Force Chief of White House Press Secretary James Hagerty said that Taylor had informed Defense Secretary Neil McEIroy that he did not want to be reap pointed when his present term as Army Chief expires June Hagerty said Taylor definite ly was not being dropped from the Chiefs of Staff because he opposed cuts in the size of the Macmillan Urges West Unity Staff Chiefs Back Foreign Aid HAYS WANTS WAR TYPE SPECIFIED Military Aid Bill Is Facing Rugged Progress March 18 fP chairman of the Joint Ihlefs of Staff told Congress to day any cut in military foreign aid would kill hopes of modern izing and improving friendly forces receiving McEIroy Jons Nathan Twining urg ed the House Foreign Affairs Committee to approve Presi dent Eisenhowers foreign aid specifical ly its military com Secretary of Defense Neil McEIroy joined in support of the saying it would be a critical mistake to curtail the because of isolat ed instances of waste and in representing a small percentage of the Twining said any limitations or reductions in the program would virtually eliminate all modernization and force im provement needed to accompl ish the military assistance pro gram force Wants Clarification Wayne Hays DOhio said in advance of the hearing that he felt the defense chiefs should be questioned about what kind of war the United States would fight if the Berlin crisis a said he wanted to question the military officials to clarifj President Eisenhowers appar See FOREIGN Page 9 Kills Grandmother And Negro Maid March 18 A 15yearold anger ed in an argument over shot his aged grandmother and a negro maid to depth in his home The dead were a member of a prom inent Marshall and Lola Mae about The James Stevens Pat was held for juvenile of Wjatson said the boy told him that the shooting grew out of an early morning argument with his Elizabeth Patter over The a home designer and daughter of left for work after the and the boy went on to Watson the boy returned home from Watson said the in an incoherent state See Page 9 SENATORS BRIEFED WASHINGTON UPI Sena tors got a topsecret intelligence briefing today on the tense Ber lin crisis and Soviet forces from Allen director of the Central Intelligence Lyndon Johnson D chairman of a prepared ness told news men the closeddoor session1 was called to question City And Country Blocs Collide March 18 big citycountry boys blocs col lided in the House again to day with temporary approval of a bill designed to furnish cities with a builtin conscience for Representatives passed 7775 on second reading the measure that would force cities to dis anex farm lands upon petition of the land No effort was made to push the bill to a final It will remain high on the House cal endar of unfinished A bunch of these home rule cities dont have a conscience or a soul in annexing proper said Dungan of on the edge of the fast spreading Fort Worth Pallas Ths just gives them a Dungan said principal oppo sition to the measure came from the Texas Municipal The power of orderly growth of Texas cities must be retain said Sam Bass of This bill would make it almost an Impossibil ity for a city to sell a bond particularly for sewage and water because there would be no protection to bond buyers that the tax rate would remain the A bill which would require property tax statements to In clude delinquent tax data was given tentative approval by al most the same Tuesday one of the hottest committee sessions came over a measure that would limit big city counties to nine repre sentatives in the If we are going to outvote the big city weve got to do it James Tur man of Gober told the House Constitutional Amend ments Both houses spent consider able time today introducing del egates of the League of Women Voters of who are in Austin for a statewide meet Many legislators attended an early morning breakfast given by the The Senate passed six uncontested House In cluded were bills requiring semitrailers to be equipped with mud flaps at all and to provide staggered terms of directors of water control and improvement Jimmy Phillips of Angle ton introduceda bill which would require the Highway De partment to pay the costs of re locating utilities and pipelines to build any highway at state Lower courts in Tex as have held the department is obligated to pay these costs on rebuilding roads along the in terstate Hearings Slated The House Revenue and Tax ation which is draft See Page 2 AUSTIN have never been able to Imagine myself I dont think anyone I question that it will frighten anyone unless he faces the electric chair as an imme diate Jerry Holleman of president of the Texas AFL presented this argument Tuesday night to a House com mittee in asking it recommend elimination of the death pen Don Huntsville editor who has seen 157 persons die in the electric said I believe the state can be gin now by revamping its crim inal making the punish ment fit the crime and in that way eliminate capital punish The bill by Ronald Bridges of Corpus Christ and 13 others went routinely to a See Page 10 Hawaii Statehood Bill Signed Vermonter Fights Oil Curbs March Aiken urged President Eisenhower today to withdraw his March 10 order re stricting crude oil imports be fore irrevocable damage shall have been done to our economic and political Aiken called the order a classic in He reminded the Senate that only a few days before the order New England members of Con gress had urged the President not to take such Aiken said the oil import re striction is discriminatory to populous regions which have no natural fuels will contribute to Inflation is conducive to un employment Is harmful to rela tions with other oil producing nations will place United States industry at a further competi tive disadvantage iri world mar kets will weaken national se and will contribute to growing domination of govern ment bureaucracy over industry and He said the order will re See OIL Page 9 Court Upholds Commissions Gas Formula March 18 m A standard gas allowable formula ordered by the Railroad Com mission has been upheld by a district court It was the first time for a gas allowable order to come under fire in the Judge Charles Belts of 90th District Court ruled for the represented by the attorney generals and Bright and a Dallas oil A Commission order fixing the allowable for the Normanna Field in Bee county came un der attack for the first time in Four reservoirs in the First Mas sive and Second were involved in the case when the hearing began two weeks Bright and Schiff owned a 79 by 130 foot townlot in a proration unit owned princi pally by Atlantic Refining Co and Tidewater Oil Under the allowable Atlantic and Tidewater claimed a well sunk by Bright and Schiff would drain off more than one million dollars of gas under the allowable formula based twothird on acreage and one third on the number of The companies alleged Bright and Schiff would pay See Page 10 MAYOR ADMITS ROBBERY Sheldon Smith of is shown at Indiana state police headquar ters in Indianapolis where he admitted he faked a robbery slashing report in February to cover up his loss of city and personal funds in a pigeon rlrop confidence AP Wirephoto FLORIDA BAND PREFERS TO SKIP NEW YORK TALK By FREDERICK WINSHIV NEW March 18 UPI Dont ever mention the Patricks Day parade to 88 high school band members from whose hard earned expectation of marching up Fifth Avenue was blasted by heartless While school lodge and a hundred bands from as far away as Dublin marched to the cheers of more than a million New the boys and girls from Petersburg Senior High School sat it out in the Paramount Hotel lobby on quiet Some of the girls Dur ing the past month they had done hundreds of hours of baby sitting to help earn the needed for the The boys had contributed their share by washing selling news papers and mowing With the boundless optimism of the students believed until well after the parade started that band director Ever ett Roberts would iron out the John While To Face Probe Panel Thursday March 18 UP Lcs Procter said today State Agriculture Com missioner White will appear Thursday before the Travis County grand It is investigating possible ilection code violations in Whites White ask ed to Procter Two former Department of Agriculture employes claimed yesterday they had been solicit ed for contributions to political campaign funds for This request is made to help clear the air in connection with the malicious and ridic ulous allegations made against me and the employes of the department of agriculture by two disgruntled White I have evidence which will materially aid the grand jury and will refute the widely pub licized John Clark of Chandler and See Page 10 Matron Admits Miami Thefts March 18 Police say It may be Impossible o determine the total loot in lundreds of office building thefts to which a whitehaired matron has The who indentified herself as Elizabeth lad more than 100 office keys n her possession when arrest ed She said she had cancer and stole because she couldnt and never took more than to at a technicality blocking theit After wasnt their Mr Roberts presidentelect of the American Bandmasters Asso ciation and hadnt the parade committee written him 4 asking the band to participate in the Patricks Day event Roberts had done everything requested in the committee let ter sent a check for to cover the entry fee and sup plied a description of the bane See Page 10 Nominal Cut Hade In First Funds Measure March 18 lff The House Appropriations Committee today made a nom inal cut of slightly more than one per cent in the first big money bill affecting President Elsenhowers 1960 It subject to later House total new funds of to operate the Treasury and Post Office departments and the Tax Court for the fiscal year starting July This is less than tho President requested but more than current year Most of boost was attributed to pay Congress voted last sum The Treasurys share of tho total is It sought The Post Office Department was alloted a reduction of 000 from its The Tax Court was given all tho 000 it Overall effect of the com mittees action is to provide em ployment in the three agencies for instead of the 000 Current average employment is There was no reduction in funds requested by the Secret Large allotments included 36S million dollars for the Internal Revenue Service and 250 mil lions for the Coast Waxahachie Car Lead On Bandit March IS Iff1 Search for a young gunman who robbed the Park CitieE Bank and Trust of larrowed today to a stolen cai found in Waxahachie and a second car reported missing Ranger Banks called the car thefts the best ead yet in the The cars were tied to the noon robbery Tuesday in High and Witnesses in Waxa lachie who said a young man vho abandoned the car there fitted the description of the March 18 Eisenhower to day signed with great satisfac tion a bill to admit Hawaii as the 50th He then cabled William Quinn of Hawaii advising him of the thus clearing the way for a vote by the Ha waiian people themselves on whether to accept Their approval expected to be will clear tho way for the islands terri torys formal iadmlssion some time thia It thus will Join admitted last as the first new states to join the Union since Hawaiis 40year battle for statehood was climaxed last week when Congress put Its fi nal stamp of approval on the enabling Eisenhower signed the legis lation at EST as a regular office routine that was devoid of any pomp He acknowledged the importance of the by using nine different pens to affix the date and his and by issuing a formal statement on his It has given me great satis faction to sign the act providing for the admission of Hawaii in to the Eisenhower Since my Inauguration in I have consistently urged that the legislation be so the action of the Congress early in this session Is most Noting that Hawaiians now See Page 9 i Senate Panel Monetary Move Blow To Budget March 18 Senate Foreign Rela tions approving more funds for the World Bank and International Monetary has specified they are to come out of next years The by unanimous vote would wreck Pres ident Elsenhowers hopes of a balanced budget for the year beginning July The President had asked for the funds for the current fiscal and had in cluded the spending in the def icit of nearly 13 billion dollars he forecast for the fiscal year ending June For the next Eisenhow er submitted a budget precari ously balanced on the assump tion that Congress would pro vide Increased gasoline taxes and postal actions that now seem But the Senate ap proving the proposed Sce Page 9 Bank Deposits Show Increase Deposits In the local banks at the close of business March 12 totaled an in crease of over the previous according to an nouncements from bank offi cials The report ia included in the call for bank conditions Tuesday by the Comptroller of the Currency and the State Banking Depart ment In The deposits on March the nearest call date of last totaled TOP BRITON IN OTTAWA FOR PARLEY Will See Dulles Prior To Talks With Eisenhower March IS British Prime Minister Harold on his way to talks with President Elsenhower to day urged the Western powers to frame a united policy on Germany based on firm princ iples combined with a readiness to Macmillan arrived by plana from Before leaving for Washington Thursday ha will fill in Prime Minister John Dlefenbaker and other fan officials on his Berlin crisis talks in Moscow with Soviet Premier Nikita Lauds Secretary Macmillan plans to see ing Secretary of State John Foster Dulles at Walter Reed Army Hospital before he meets with Diefenbaker and other offici als were on hand to greet Mac who led off his marks with a tribute to Canad ian Foreign Secretary Sidney who died Macmillan said it was gener ally accepted that EastWest negotiations on Germany must take place this Discusses Trip Speaking first in English and switching later to mlllan said went to Moscow to feel out the believed he had attained The British accom panied by Foreign Minister Sehvyn hopes to convince Eisenhower that a summit meeting with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev can solva See Page 9 Proposals Different From British Views March United States was reported willing today to dis cuss with Russia some sort iof demilitarized zone in Central Europe if it tied In with a gen eral settlement of the problems of a divided American officials in making the report acknowledged that this approach differs with tha reported British The British believe creation of a such a zone separating Communist and Western forces would in itself be worthwhile In easing European tensions even if it were not related to specific progress on the Ger man Reconciling the divergent BritishAmerican veiws on dis engagement is seen hero as one of the major tasks facing President Elsenhower and Brit ish Prime Minister Harold Mac millan in their weekend con ferences Camp Elsenhower and Macmillan appear to have reached general for differ ent reasonson the need to hold a summer summit conference with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and French Presi dent Charles De The British approach the summit with positive hopes for some The United on the other ac See Page 9 Soviets Snoop7 On Pacific Barrier By ROBERT BIILLER March 18 UPI Rear Admiral Ben jamin Moore revealed today hat Russian submarines and surface ships have been snoop ng along the Navys Pacific carrier between Midway and the Admiral Moore commands the electronics fence whose ships and radar planes extend the DEW distant early warning system to the mid The Admiral said Navy radar constellations and destroyer pickets have made numerous contacts with Soviet naval units all along the Pacific barrier Their surface the admiral have patrolled the length of our Pacific and weve spotted Red subma rines snooping the The Barbers Point based admiral said because of security reasons was impossible to specify the locations or further Identify the Soviet A spokesman for the man naval command said con tinuous round the clock sea and air patrols are now being run the entire length of the North Pacific where Japan sent its detected task force to attack Pearl Harbor on December High altitude winds of more than 150 miles an hour bring northwestern American and Canadian cities within four hours Jet flying time of Rus sian airfields that dot the Kam chatka Heavy over casts along the route have made thit a builtin avenue to the Americas for any sneak attack launched by Admiral Moore told the UPI he was certain the Russians were aware that the barrier planes and ships had now reach ed a fully operational They know what were do he and whats more they know that we know how they are snooping and patrolling the entire length of the Pacific I think this is for now the Soviets know the United States is prepared to meet any attack utilizing the jet stream winds that flow from Siberia to the American and Canadian west A Navy spokesman said tho exact number of multimillion dollar radar picket planes ships manning the Pacific bar rier was but he de scribed it as adequate for de tecting any surprise air or sur face attack through this back door of the North Cost of building the barrier was estimated by Navy officials at 350 million and fuel bills for the patrolling planes alone are budgeted at Admiral Moore justified high cost by pointing out that the Pacific barrier protects North America from our most vulnerable avcnue of approach North makes It practically Impossible for tha United States to again suffer another Pearl Harbor type at
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