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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 3, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                THE WEATHEB LOCAL to partly clou dy through Saturday no important tem perature Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 66 1 70 72 73 74 76 78 Complete Weather Report on Market BJHomeofthe Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mornirviihtlf LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP APRIL PAGES PRESIDENT SPEAKS AT NATO ANNIVER Eisenhower speaks at the 10th anniversary session of the North Atlantic Trea ty Organization in Seated from are Christian Selwyn Great Britain Fatin Rustu Turkey Marcello Portugal Halyard Norway Eugenu Luxmbourg and Giuesppe AP Wirephoto Dalai Lama Safe In India NEW April 3 told Communist China and the world today that the 25yearold Dalai Lama has crossed safely into India from revolttorn Tibet and has been granted diplomatic Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru electrified Parliament with the The deputies cheered Arrival Tuesday Nehru said the Tibetan God the quarry of an intense hunt by Communist Chinese troops in reached the Tibetan border last Tuesday night with 80 He said an advance scout had given notice March29 that the Dalai Lama was coming and would seek diplomatic The young spiritual and tem poral ruler of three million Tibetans crossed the border near the Towang subdivision of the Kameng frontier division in Indias Assam Nehru With Party of 80 When he crossed over into our territory he was received by our assistant political offic Nehru The total number who have come with him or after him is Nehru Yesterday we learned that this party in two See DALAI Page 9 Chinese Find Tibetans Tough Tibetan Sik him April 3 Chinese Communist mopping up operations in Southeast Ti bet are meeting stiff resistance from Tibetan who have scored several important Tibetan refugees ar riving here said They said Khamba tribesmen captured eight large supplies of Communist arms in one recent clash near the border of this Indian protectorate and now hold the area north of the Indo Bhutan The who fled Tibet disguised as Pilgrims and trad arrived in which lies between Nepal and and are fleeing south to In They said the Tribesmen had set up a small radio network to coordinate their antiCom munist efforts in Southeast Ti and that they were aided by Chinese Nationalist tech Complaint Lacking In Huge Swindle April said today they were powerless to arrest a man be lieved to have tricked American firms out of possibly millions of dollars in telephone confi dence deals because no one had filed a formal complaint against The whose identity is known to police and customs agents was reported to have operated a confidence racket out of Montreal for at least six months using the name of a California grocery chain and of other nationally known re Police said he collected huge brokers fees for shipments of food and other goods from American suppliers who senti the goods to Montreal by United Press International learned that the goods were shipped here prepaid and in most cases customs charges were paid in advance by the The alleged swindler drove to the airport several Flying Texan Mistaken For Elusive Bandit NORTH LITTLE April 3 ff A business trip turned into near night mare Thursday night for a business man who was mistak en for one of the FBIs 10 most wanted It wasnt too 111 tell said Truman Pennell of Wichita as he left police A fran tic manhunt had led to his ar Police believed he was Frank Lawrence the fly ing bank robber who has been on the FBIs most wanted list since was arrested af ter his fourpassenger which matched the description of one in which Sprenz has been hopping about the coun crashed See Page 2 times a week in an automobile and arranged for the shipments to be trucked to unknown des tinations in The man used all kinds of phony names to import the a source told United Press Many were similar to those of major re tail Detective Paul acting chief of the Montreal po lice fraud squad said city police knew about the mans activi ties but were powerless to act unless somebody files a com If a complaint is the See Page 15 bIChieiGels Variety Honor LAS April Edgar Hoov er of the Federal Bureau of In vestigation today was named Humanitarian of the Year by the Variety Club orldwide organization of en tertainment industry Formal announcement of Hoovers designation will be made tonight at the Las Vegas Convention Center where delegates end their annual con vention with a heart fund din Variety Clubs are dedicated to humanitarian The nations 1 FBI man was chosen because of his trem endous and continuing contri butions in the fight against ju venile according to Edward attorney who headed Var ietys Awards Hoover also was cited for his monumental efforts in safe guarding the nation against in sidiousness of Colonel Cleared By RONALD KBISS April 3 Air Force said today enlisted men on emergency leave were bumped from a military plane to make room for a vacation Ing officer and his family be cause of errors in arithmetic and Charles Platt was cleared by the Air Force of charges that he was respon sible for actually bumping the men from the plane that took off for California March 3fl with eight empty An Air Force spokesman said someone added 6 to 34 and got making it appear there were seven too many passengers aboard the 41seat C18 trans The Air Force also said it was a serious administrative error that allowed the plane to take off from Tachikawa Air Base with the empty seats and others filled with passengers on regular while the en listed men were left The group included five en listed all with higher priorities than some of the passengers They were rushing home because of deaths or other crises in their A lieutenant and a who had no also were in the Officials said his wife and four children were travel ling on the lowest spaceavailable could not bump anyone under off cial commander of MATS military air transport service at requested space aboard a plane bound for Ha The Pacific Express happen ed to be taking off that eve There was room for every the spokesman explain because Platt and his family would have brought the total of passengers to But when one of the booking personnel added the names of the six Platts to the 34 already on the he came up with a total of instead of The seven men were bump the Platts were put aboard See Page 15 STEPS Robert commander of forces in ordered a mili tary plane back to Tokyo after takeoff when he found seven enlisted men on emergency leave had been ordered off the flight to make room for a lieu tenant colonel and his family on The enlisted men were given back their AP Wirephoto NATO Backs Firm House OKs New City Answers Questi JOBLESS AID IS HIKED BY SENATE BILL Political Party Purity Measure Advances Step April 3 UP House finally approved today 11215 the first of Price Daniels measures aimed at cutting the states expected 65 million dollar James Bates of Edin burg asked the House for 100 votes to put it into immediate The measure to adjust the states bookkeeping proced ures now goes to the Another fending Another measure backed by Daniel to allow the state to take over abandoned bank accounts was also on the Marshall Bell of San Antonio told the House he would not seek its passage The Senate passed a bill which increased the unemploy ment compensation payments from to a week and restored the oneweek waiting period before payments are Passage came on a voice vote after efforts to re move the oneweek waiting period were Reject Amendment Senators refused an amendment by Charles Herring of which would have authorized jobless payments at the end of one week and reduced the tax rate Ben Ramsey sus tained a point of order against an amendment by Henry Genza San which would have increased the pe riod of payments from 24 to 32 when the number of See 2 Top Missilemen Due Change In Jobs April S President Eisenhower has tapped two of the nations leading military missile offi cers for promotion and new as The President announced he intends to nominate Bernard Schriever to be a Lieutenant General and Rear John Hayward to be a Vice who Is now com mander of the Air Force Ball istic Missiles Division at In will become commander of the Air Force Air Research and Development Command Andrews Air Force He will suc ceed Samnel An derson who was assigned as commander of Air Material on March Osmond Rlt Schrievers will succeed his 48yearold Hnyward is now assistant chief of naval operations for research and He will move into a new job crea ted by a pending Navy reorga Haywards new title will be Deputy Chief of Naval Operation for Development and will add to his present respon sibilities management of the Navys Guided Missile Division as well as other modern wea pons The naval See Page 9 City Schools Expect 6 NEW CHARTER ADOPTION URGED THURSDAY MEETING Various phases and provisions of the proposed new city char ter were discussed at a town hall forum conducted at the courthouse Thursday at under the auspices of the League of Women Frank represen tative of member of the No Indictments Are Returned In Austin Probe April The Travis County grand jury said today no violations of the state election code were found in its investigation of money contrib uted to heads of the state comp troller and agriculture commis sioner The report did not mention by name either Comptroller Robert Calvert or Agricul ture Commissioner John It said In neither Investigation was there evidence that the depart ment head participated in soli citations of money or requested but he did know ofthem directly in the case of personal gifts by being the recipient and 4ndirectiy in the case of political contributions of which he was neither the recipient nor the The jury said it spent a great deal of time studying the Sen ate Investigating Committees report which first uncovered received by Calvert from his employes since The grand jury report said the in vestigation into reports of con tributions made by Agriculture Department employes was rais ed by a private Army Develops Research Aids April 3 The Army has developed an electric light that is little larg er than a pinhead and a radio transmitter about the size of a pencil Perfected by the Armys Dia mond Ordnance Fuze Labora the minute items are for use in research and the study of thcmperatures in bal listic weapons The lamp is onetenth of an inch long and only 35 one hundredths of an inch in diam It was designed for use on control panels in missile re search and electric computers The Army said that it may be used also for medical exami such as probes into tiny The transmitter has been mounted in the head of a small bullet for research The device determines the tempera ture of a shell hile in flight and instantaneously transmits Information to ground receiv charter praised the charter commission as high type of citizens interested in the best charter for the Leathers then reviewed var ious sections of the proposed charter and concluded his in spirational address with an ap peal for its adoption es a means of providing a better place In which to This commission selected what it believes is the best for this Any business must have a head if the city manager is not given any authority to carry out the du ties as the head of this 000 a year we are throwing away the money were paying him in salary none want to raise our but well take a tax bill from the state In a few days of which will be spent say nothingabout but if we want to spend a few cents for the improving of the bet ter our we dont want any part of it Some city em ployes are paid so little they can scarcely like bums We might pay a little and get better streets and at tract industries Leathers stated in part as he appealed for the new Other speakers on the forum brought out that all provisions in the charter conformed with See Page 2 Capehart Plans New Farm Bill April 3 IP Homer Capehart R says he will introduce a completely new farm bill in Congress within two It is a new has new the senator said Thursday when he an nounced he was preparing the The administration farm po licy has broken We need new thoughts and Cape hart But he denied he was leading any clique in Congress or the Republican party In a revolt against the Eisenhower administrations farm The senator would not dis close the specific provisions of his bill but said In general it will provide for reducing sur increasing farm prices and getting the taxpayers out of the farm First 100 Mark NEW April temperature climbed above the 100 degree mark some where in the nation for the first lime this the Weath er Bureau reported The years high set at 101 de grees at The lowest temperature report ed in the nation this morning 12 degrees Average Man Allowed HALF DAY For April Hard On Family Finances By LYLE WILSON April 3 UPI This is a tough month for the average man with a a beatup jalopy and an income tax to Taxes and the high cost of living cut up the average man into bits and like a jig saw The Tax Founda of 30 Rockefeller New York did some sharp pencil figuring and up with this bad The average man works 22 days a it re ported and must whack up his income like this for for house and furni medical I and onehalf that re riotous living or The tax bite is larger than it should be for one solid government officials are free with other peoples Other peoples money comes easy and goes the same It makes small difference whether the government official is op erating in Washington for the federal government or back home among the Tax Foundation calculators reported that in 19 years from 1940 throuh total state tax collections per person have The 1940 average was The 1958 average was a hike of per That average man with a fam ily and a jalopy took a beating in those The average of general sales taxes and gross receipts taxes which are passed directly to the consumer increas ed in 19 years from to Collections from motor motor vehicles and motor operators license were up from to Taxpayers are cast this year in the role usually assigned to They are the interestec but innocent byslanders who have the most at stake in a blazing political dispute about what shall be done with their President Eisenhower and con gressional Democrats are the During the 1958 elec tion Eisenhower tag ged the Democrats as spenders all of he says but as spenders whose easy way with the taxpayers money was See Page foespite a decre school en the Corsicana School System is show an increase yea according Bounds business who closely with Joe Par of in malJ of anticipated reported that reason to believe ment will be Census figures raj county this decrease from loss of in th the decrtj the removal of the 1959 as cd It is Imp census takers to I schoolage youngsl in some areas of Bounds predicted have an increase but an hes shos i steady The business manal ed out that the averq See Pal TempleWoi Chosen Texat Mother Of Yet FORT April 3 Dewitt Bowmer of Ti pie Is Texas Mother of Her selection was made a committee headed by M Kenneth Wickett of F a widow the mother of a socle lawyer and a hous She Is active in church an womens club Is a stu lent of bird life and an avldl reader in the library she and her husband established as newlyweds and which now con tains thousands of Her home contains a small to which she hopes to add a Bowmer was the only nominee for the The committee members reported they were unanimous in their decision that Bowmer See Page 14 fo atl clal una fred orsl Th this Eiscil for ettjl off ill SisenI by ai Rl TO RKIGN FIKSTA Miss Alice of Alex will serve as Miss official hostess foi Fiesta San Jaclnto Association at San this She Is a student at Our Lady of the Lake College at San The Fiesta com memorates the victory by Tex ans over the Mexicans at San Jacinto AP Wire photo Editor week of fense cliicYI to the effect powerful In it could break thi Soviet out weaknesses in of American clefensi our weakest in the ion of many Is In al submarine This dli patch reports where we stand today and theproblems By BILL W1LKS April 3 chances are damn good that a dozen nuclear armed enemy submarines could sneak close enough to wipe out a major part of this countrys In those blunt words top antisubmarine warfare ex perts describe the threat posed by Russias evergrowing fleet of High Navy spokesmen already are on record with statements that no location in the Unted States is more than miles from submarineable waters mere Intermediate range for to days Orgl The closely strengthen detection cl est link In An according to civilian Killing subs is with such new weapo atomic depth perts The problem is 1 finding a task some Nav men compare with that of find ing a gnat in the Grand Canyoi An intelligent that LAWSO team reports it is hari er to locate a submarine in wati than an aircraft in the air a missile in This fa See RED 9   

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