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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 1, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER to partly clou Thursday cooler tonight with Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 59 61 6 63 62 61 60 Report on Market lilHemeofthe Sun and SemiWetkly Mornln i LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS NEW ular rally govern ments CottonsIrregular trading CHICAGO broad de broad Oats Mixed light to 25 cents lower top steers 50 cents higher to 50 lower top AP TELEMATS APRIL PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Texas Tornadoes Kill Injure 59 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Ministers Make Progress On German Package fc Jt jfc q W 7F FEW ACTUAL t DIFFERENCES REMAIN NOW NATO To Get Council Report At Thursday Meeting April 1 UPI Big Four foreign minivers made some progress toriay to their efforts to wrap up a package deal on Berlin arid GiBmany to offer Russia at fortWcoming negotia i1 This wrs rapprted by West German Foreighi Minister Hein rich Von he left a twohour meeliing of the for eigri I He said no real differences left among the four Western Allies on the question on how to dicker with the Soc let Union at Me Geneva foreign ministers me ting in May and possible sunnier summit con British Foeign Secretary Selwrn Lloyd and French For eign Maurice Couve De Murville Wd nothing to say to reporters they the morning meetng with acting Secretary of State Christian A Herter at thd State Depart I Thefour wSef tomeet in the session iri tliKir efforts o wprk Mexico Ousting Soviet Attaches MEXICO City has ordered two Soviet Embassy expelled from the charging they had a land in the Easter weekend rail Two other Red at aches were reported marked o An official source said the second secretary of the Soviet Nicolai and a militarynaval UNEVEN RACEComing in for a landing at International Los this passen ger plane scatters the rabbit wildlife that abounds on the An unofficial live and let live pact between International Airport and its wildlife has so of rab but trouble looms in the Cause of complaints are the throngs of rabbits that are killed by the Their bodies attract which pose a real threat to the This photo was made by Art Rogers of the Los Angeles AP Wirephoto Push Charter Campaign foolproof position on Gernfiny and Eu ropean security They to present a gene al report of See Page 6 Search liLama April 1 Commun pushing an hday for the I effort to re point revolt against firm official leabouts of the Ipf the remote tin But lie Nationalist fency said he V place in Ti lerscfnally leading ForD were ellout a Dalai Lam move him Ti Red There word on th young Goc Himalayan the official Central Ni had reache bet and wi the fight Reports the ejrflr an ist Commun ipeil newspapers onaUste air force Ding encouraging minor Supplies to the Rebels enld planned to fly in National to help the In Hong China werequoted as believing Chinese Com munist goveSnmenti in Feiping took a Calculated risk in crack ing hat set burreritrebellionj The Hong Kong sources the Reds a felt it more bring Tibet into than to black mai public o taV Feiping policy id a propaganda the eyes The proposed new charter is lodging power in the people to run their not taking it Julius member of the commission that prepared the proposed new charter for Cor stated at a meeting of interested proponents of tha question to be decided next Tues day Plans were outlined for an in tensive advertising campaign and personal work to acquaint the people of this municipality with the provisions and improve ments provided for in the new model Details Preparation in an address that told of the good points of the docu ment and of how 15 people on the commission were working for the taking the char ters of scores of cities from which to select provisions that would fit He declared that the oppon ents of the charter were talking organizing and are ad vertising against the Wilson chair man of the committee in presided and appointed a num See Page 12 Iraq Nay Snub Arab League April 1 UPI The Arab League foreign ministers meet here Thursday in an attempt to med iate the current IraquiUnited Arab Republic but there was no indication today that Iraq would Iraqi Premier Abdel Karim Kaesem has not yet replied to the invitation issued by Leb aiion and the the host but UAR circles said he hftd succumbed to Communist Pressures to snub the Night Speeding Hikes fatalities By LOUIS Second In Series April 1 average driver does not slow down at He That is one of the most sig nificant findings reached by the Bureau of Public Roads in a threeyear study of highway accidents in all parts of the Retaliates On Travel Bans April 1 United States today clamped an almost complete ban on travel of Soviet officials in this country in retaliation for a similar ban on American Em bassy personnel in Lincoln State Depart ment press said the Embassy in Moscow had re ported that the Soviets for tem porary reasons had closed down all travel of foreign mission per both civilian and mili to any area in Russia ex cept He said that in retaliation the United States has banned travel of Soviet Embassy personnel to all areas in the United States except from Washington to New White said the ban will be lifted when and to the degree that Russia relaxes its The bureau analyzed vehiclemiles of actual travel by drivers over typical sections of main rural It found that night and day speeds averaged about the Rate Double But it also found that accident involvement rates at night were twice as on the average as in At speeds of 7C miles an hour and the night time rate was four times as See Page 6 Bigger Budget Due Next Year April 1 UPI Budget Director Maur ice Starts says President Eisenhowers budget for fiscal 1961 is likely to call for two or three billion dollars more in spending than his 1960 pro Stans said government costs would be forced up by built in uncontrollable increaes in existing programs even if Con gress voted no additional spend ing to the Eisenhower budget for His narrowlybalanc ed 1960 budget calls for 77 bil lion dollars in federal spending for the year starting next July County Suffers Some Damage Nicolai were given until Friday to get out of They reportedly plan take a Canadian airlinei Friday morning to Two members of a diplomatic mission from an unidentified Soviet satellite also were re ported to have been declared no longer welcome in Mexico There was speculation thej were Czechoslovak or Dawson And Purdon Will Merge Schools The Purdon school districts proposed consolidation with the Dawson district was ap proved by the voters of the two 301 to in Tuesdays special Substantial approval was giv en the proposal in both school Dawson polled 219 for and two against and Pur don 82 for and 25 The total number of votes was beyond expecta Earlier this year the Purdon district rejected to consolidate with the Blooming Grove school The DawsonPurdon merger Is expected to become effective next at the start of the 19591960 school Presiding election judges were Ruth Farmer at Pur don and Myrtle Hale at Commission re Texas Jobless Payments Drop Under Million AUSTIN Lfi Jobless pay ments dropped below one mil lion dollars last week for the first time in the Texas Employment Figures for the week ending March 26 showed paid to claimants of state unemploy ment There were indivduals filing claims compared to for the pre vious week and for a year Total unemployment was es timated at persons dur ing up 200 from Jan and compared to for the same period in The estimates included per sons with and without job in strike fizzled Monday the government had The after rounded up an estimated leftist union leaders and follow The government said it had evidence the strike was a Communist Workers flocked to their jobs Tuesday and officials said 140 trains were back on the Many of the workers said they had been coerced into striking by threats of torture or reprlS als against their The two Soviets were said to have had regular contact with Demetrio leftist rail union leader who organized the last three national rail He was arrested Sunday and See Page 9 Court Studies boll The need for two sm county new return line from ers for courthouse tfuilrtings was discussed at the regular firstdayofthemontji meeting of the commissioners court Wednesday Discussions of new boilers followed a report by Fred Kes that the courthouse to the boiler build ing across the street is Kessingcr also affirmed re ports by some commissioners that the boiler building is bad ly in need of The court postponed taking action on the return which runs under Second un til members could make an in spection tour of the boiler build Kessinger told commissioners that the placement of a smaller boiler in the jail which is located near the boiler build and another In the court house tfould cut the cost of fuel in On weekends the boiler Sn the courthouse could be shut See Page 9 Sales Tax Bill Urged 1 and House Committee Chairman Ramsey eiid today they Jisli agreed thai a 300 million dollar selective sjes tax bill should berelady Jonday or ere sey shooting for tiat I agref adequate a i the bill re day with the govei ors js in though i I hope have y Monday or Tues other major plus spend r special de House dont problem two fttillioj ing ae bate1 at 1C 4 Carr tdd let anyonl stanjfede you but time was growing short win 12 closing quickly Carr slid he wanted the tax bill ready Monday or Tues go to work immediately fitter the I He told the Houi that ha recommended that thi Revenue and Taxation Committee re port a bill to the Hoise which includes a broad of lective but not confined selective sales With the money rais Carr public schools as Well as college teachers should get Carr said his proposal is well established and is not con trary in principle to the tax program recommended by the inasmuch as more than 50 per cent of his tax rec ommendations were for in crease in existing sales Speaking distinctly from a prepared Carr said it would be a broadbased tax and not a synonym for a gen eral sales He recommend ed taxes be increased on nat ural cigarettes and corporations as recommended by Daniel and include if not those items presently taxed but omitted from his As Carr the Senate wrapped up its first local and uncontested passing 46 local Carr met yesterday with in dustrial and financial leaders from throughout the state and was reported to have told them to get on or get off his pro posals to solve the states grow ing deficit and future They were reported to have agreed to bach Carr said Daniels tax pro gram in total is inadequate to the task before and added I am convinced that we should put the cost upon as broad a segment as possible not just upon a few segments of our people or The House the members agreed unanimous ly to take up the states major itwobilliondollarplus spending bill at 10 The Senate held a special ses sion to pass 46 socalled local and uncontested bills before the regular meeting Bills ap proved and sent to the House included a measure SB309 to exempt newsboys from work mens allow a special occupational drivers li cense for those whose regular license was suspended for drunken and allow Lake Jackson to obtain a 120acre tract of land from the Retrieve prison farm and several tracts from Ramsey prison The House approved and sent to the Senate a bill HB168 providing an additional district court for Ector It sent back to the Senate an amended version of a Senateapproved bill permitting cities of less than to issue harbor develop ment Debute Boat Code The House spent considerable time debating a bill to set up a boat safety code but quit until 10 Thursday without get ting to a final vote on the meas The bill was on the House calendar just ahead of an ad ministration measure to cut up to 18 million dollars off the state deficit by revising bookkeeping The bill has been on the calendar for more than a week without any The Senate quit until Senators held their first lo cal and uncontested calendar session before meeting in reg ular A proposal prohibiting the Sunday sale of new and used farm tractors and other motor vehicles passed overwhelmingly on voice vote See Page 9 High winds flattened build ings in both west and east Na varro county Tuesday night dur ing the tornadic and storm per iod that lashed a number of Central Texas No one was reported injured in the county and no wide spread damage was immediate ly consider able hail was recorded along with a strong wind and electri cal Rains were A barn and a shed on the Vest farm three miles southwest of Frost were blown At a point a south of Kerens on Highway 307 a num ber of TV radio aer ials and roofs were damaged in tlie negro settlement during the wind Sergeant Scott of the local substation of the Texas Highway Patrol went to the Bynum area in Hill county while a patrol unit from Ellis county also was dispatched to the stricken A plate glass winded was blown out of the Pepper Bottling plant on Non Si1 Bea ton street Tuesday niglt Embry district man ager of tho Texas Power and Light Company said Wednes day morning that only three minor trouble spots were re One was at one at Kerens and the other transformer fuse bin tied at the Southland Cotton Oil Com pany plant in Hit Utilities Uithtly Phil Wiedemann ttisti iot man ager Southwestern Bell Tele Company four or cases oflocal tiOuMtf See COUNTY Page 12 Newsman Files Suit To Force Records Open April 1 re porter Vance Trimble filed suit in federal court today to force the Senateand House to open records on payrolls and other governmentpaid expenses that are now kept news editor of the Washington Bureau of the ScrippsHoward Newspaper Al has written a series of articles bringing to light tho hiring of relatives by congress men and their use of funds to operate offices in their home In one he asked the court to order the Senate to make available the payroll records of senators which are now kept se In he asked that House officials be compelled to make available other par ticularly the payment of expen ses for operating the home dls trict offices which are now pub lished on an annual His petitions said the public records when made available to plantiff will disclose addition al unwise They said there Is no law permitting Senate and House officials to deny access to the information he Bynum Among Hardest Hit Killeen Jet Tanker Crash Kills 4 Airmen April 1 An Air Force tanker plane crashed on a small mountain near here a thurider storm Tuesday killing the crew of The 4engine jet KC135 was on routine training flight from Bergstrom Air Force Base The base listed the crewmen s Rodney San Jesse Wich ita Philip Camlllo Herman Allison An Air Force officer said In dications were the plane came apart before it hit the impact He pointed out that two of the jet engines were only damaged when they hit the The officer said the pilot ra dioed only three minutes be Page 13 Soviets Warned itudes April IK Air Force served notice theSoviets today it will go onVfiyitigf high altitude trans ports to West Berlin If at any time a military requirement is An Forcespokesman made this statement shortly after a Soviet Embassy warning that complications Would arise If the United States persisted in flying to West Berlin at alti tudes above The spokesman said that If at any time a military requirement is established for transporting cargo or military personnel in or out of West Berlin the high altitude planes will The most altitude for carrying cargo Clover relati vely short runs is between 000 and feet depending on winds and he A guarded Statement from the Soviet Embassy hinted that ex plosive incidents might erupt in the three air corridors used by Western planes into the Iso lated city unless there Is a set tlement of the dilute which be came public The State Department has declared that the United States will continue planes into Berlin at whatever altitude it deems The dispute ca open when the U and the Soviet protests over the fl See By The Press Tornadoes stashed from the Texas Gulf Coast into the mid west areas of Missouri ind Tuesday night Wednesday and killed six per sons and injured at least All the dead were as were 51 of the The known dead ore Harlston about His Mildred about Vaughan Minnie Vaughiin Garnett Bynum about 60 and Ben The main line of twisters struck at Vaughan and Bynum m North Central Texas near Gainesville in North Texas near near the Texas border alid at 30 miiesJWst of f Silver Tornadoes hit Henderson and Marshall in East N Texas while hurricaneforce winds ripped the GladewaterKIlgore Longvlew section in the general MarshallHenderson An isolated tornado dipped down on a boat works on Gal veston Bay on the Texas sinking a cabin cruiser and damaging mooring A freak tornado dipped into unroofed one home and then lifted early Another tornado cut a patb 500 feet wide in HendeVson causing extensive damage but no rolled hundreds of miles Into Kansas and Kansas See Page 12 Local Officials Of S A Called To Disaster Scene Corslcanans were called on by the Salvation Army to donate items needed for im mediate relief work In the tornado stricken area near Corsicana SA William Thomas and his and secretary Ruth Lucas wore Call ed to the area at mldmorning and expected to re main in the area the rest of the Alcorn Quittin TEAKS IN the prosecution told the court it Intend ed to prove that Minnie Connie Nicholas murdered her former the late Forrest Nicholas broke into Several times throughout the opening statements of the prosecution and defense she wept at the mention of Teels Beside her in court at Indianapolis is one of her Frank Nicholas is being tried on first degree murder charge in the slaying of AP Wirephoto April 1 UPI Meade Alcorn advised President Eisenhower today that he will resign as Republican national effective next Alcorn held an unannounced morning meeting with the Presi then scheduled a 2 news conference to an nounce his But it was learned that Al corn told Eisenhower he would submit his resignation to a GOP National Committee meeting here April It was understood that who has held the chairmanship for two felt that it was imperative that he return to his law Top Republican sources said GOP National Committee mem bers had discussed offering the chairmanship to Charles 39yearold head of the Bell Howell and chairman of a special committee set up by Alcorn to draft longrange programs for the Ray veteran Ohio Re publican state and Thurston Morton of Kentucky also got top billing in the speculation on a successor to We need bedcIothingVraguIar foods such as and such anything that bo used In a disaster such Thomas told Daily Sun by telephone fromV We know of more than 40 bouses that were destroyed by the Thomas re and there are 31 sons in the hospital here He added that which was not struck by the is pitching in to The Salvation Army was ti end a Canteen unit from laa to Hillsboro during the day Thomas Others discussed as posSIb successors included Richard New Hampshire national committeeman Secretary of In terior Fred who was one of Eisenhowers chief cam paign planners in 1952 and and Hugh Scott of Penn former GOP national chairman and now counsel for the national Alcorns who first must be cleared with President will be elected at next weeks national commit tee One Republican told United Press International that Percy would make a fine chair man but that there was some doubt whether the active young camera company executive would want to leave his busi ness for a fulltime political Elsenhower has confided to political associates several times In the past that he would like to see Percy on the GOP and even in Percy Is not a professional Some quarters felt that this might dampen the en thusiasm of some of the commit tee The White did ilose Alcorns With he President unoll the matter by assoclati White House press secretary was askel GOP chairj man arid the President had been In She said Alcorn had an unannounced conference with the President shortly after 9 Courant said is resigning to turn to JiiBl rlvate law practice His decision to re tire B surprise since ha has a comprehensive program in an attempt to the GOP back on the road o scfny after its 1958 election Alcorn has served In tho l chairmanship for two He succeeded Hall ag few months the 1956 Alcorns nr presumably would be elected fct the lican national committee meett ingr here April 10 ident Eisenhower VMI the 1
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