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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 7, 1959, Corsicana, Texas HAVE YOU VO RTANT CHARTER ELECTION TODAY THE WEATHEB FORECAST Considerable cloud iness with scattered showers and thunder showers through Wednesday cooler Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 70 74 I 75 78 80 81 82 Complete Weather Bwort on Market 260 HJHomtoHhe DailySunandSemiWetklx LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL APRIL 1959 PAGES BEAR FEEDING of West has his hands full try Ing to feed two baby bears about five weeks on their family Walters father had era to shoot the mother when it attacked their The Teddy and are friendly but downright devilish when it comes to feeding Find Atom Power Bypass LOS April first conversion of atomic energy to electric pow bypassing the use of huge steam was announced today by the Los Alamos Scien tific A spokesman said the ex periment may mean a revolu tion in the design of future fis sion reactors and the ultimate use of atomic Operates Hours The smallscale experiment far exceeded all expectations when a plasma thermocouple designed to light a bulb for a operated for 12 the experiment few minutes hours before The Talnffiatory said present nuclear fission re actors produce high pressure which powers massive The turbines then make the final conversion to The new method used a small a device design ed to make electricity by bringing two different metals into One is heated and the other The Los Alamos experiment substituted Page 3 Altus Father Shoots Three April T W A father killed his two young children and himself early to Officers said the and the 3 were shot in the head as they The Gwyne then fired the pistol at his own The daughter died at the home died i and the short time later at a Stroud was not Authorities said a civilian worker at the Altus Air Force shot his and about Investigators said Strouds wife apparently saw the shoot ing and ran from the house seeking While she was gone Stroud shot Stroud reportedly had been in I ill Dawson Again Heads Board Of Education Matt Dawson was reelected president of the board of trus tees of the Corsicana Independ ent School District at a special meeting Monday Maco Stewart was elected vice presi dent and Virginia Willis Robert and Robert Gladney were declared winners in Saturdays election and were installed into This followed an offi cial canvass of the According to official tabula heres how the votes were cast in last Saturdays school board election Matt 884 Robert Riots Blamed On April 7 AntiAmerican Riots in Bolivia served to release Bolivian tension and point out ineptitude of State Department em according to the author of The Emergence of the Re public of Speaking at the opening of 12th annual conference on world 820 Robert 804 Mitchell the same as the unofficial count Corsicana was welcomed a new mem ber of the It is an he to be accepted by the In other board voted to pass any pay raiseby the state on to the plus the established Corsicana sched Corsicana public schools system now pays above the GilmerAikin scale of The state legislature is ex pected to vote a teachers pay raise in the near Resignations of two members of the coaching Ben Moore and Johnny were accepted by the and Dana Williams reported See Page 8 Snark Firing Is Successful CAPE April of the first affairs at the University of Col orado Charles Arnade said the riots in Bolivia released tension and possibly thereby saved an administration friendly to the United strategic Snark missile squadron at the controls Monday night when the first operation al version of a Snark guided missile roared aloft on the start Sharp Unemployed Hike Spending B AMENDMENTS ARE SLOWING MAJOR BILL TMA Banquet Is Reducing Work Slate For Night April 7 W The House unanimously added 10 million dollars today to the tax money needed to run the state overnment in With no it adopted an amendment by Bill Hollowell of Grand Saline to ncrease benefits for old age blind and needy children by that amount from he general revenue It upped the estimated need for new monies from 42 million to about 52 million Delay Final Action Chances of final action today on the record spending bill that vill cost Texas taxpayers more han 2 14 billion dollars faded beneath an onslought of pro osed Earlier it had appeared the fourpart 308 page document might be passed on to the sen ate by noon Continued debate in the rlouse probably will cause post ponement Senate plans to ake up the spending measure Bar Deluxe Machines More than a dozen amend ments were pending as the House went back to work to day a greater number than hose pending when the bil was laid out Vallance of San An onio was successful by a 4692 vote in getting an amendment adopted that would prohibit See Page 2 Ailing Father Strangles Dies In Blaze NEW UP An ailing father strangled his three children and spinster sister then died in the home he set Kirk strangled the our with a Then he met his wife at the front loor as she came home from of a intercontinental I killed the Our worries are he range The the first She fled to that wound up near Ascension1 Before help came flames tercontinental weapon capable fe to a Arnade was highly critical of spanning streaked off where she mbassy saying a flash of power on a trip had long been unfriendly to The Marine guards in front are the secretaries un the consuls overbear ng and the attaches too smooth and too he Arnade was one of several speakers who addressed stu faculty and the public He hit her and grabbed her twisted free and neighbors house gasped out the Island eight hours The firing was conducted by the 556th Strategic Missile which will man hurst from the threestory Firemen found dead or dying on every starting at the Will limit lilt T unit operationally in Presque I in the next two It was the first shoot of an operational version of the silver Todays main talk was coated weapon over full range be delivered by Wentzell dulby a military ambassador to the It was learned that the test from the Union of South I was highly Benson Wants No Price Props April riculture Secretary Benson re asserted today his view that farmers do not want high pari ty and government controls and then demanded What is Congress waiting for Weve made our recom Why dont they Benson said in a recent poll 55 per cent of farmers voted for no no no free market prices get the government clear In his speech prepared for the Texas Cotton Ginners convention he said only 22 per cent of those polled more want ed more government The other 23 per cent voted only for emergency supports or Etretchedout support plan lead Ing to elimination of The cost of the price sup program is staggering Benson He said the nations total in vestment in price supported commodities now is 9 billion and probably will go over 10 billion The truth of the matter is that these stupendous surpluses and heavy costs are a threat to the solvency of tbii the secretary He said the farm program also contributes to unbalancing the this adds to the threat of inflation the nation must have sound farm programs just as it must have sound banking and finance and sound wage and price Benson said the administra tion wants supports placed on a percentage of the market price during the immediately preceding Falling the administration would set tle for lower supports on the 16 mandatory support He also reported that the cotton carryover has been re duced by 40 per cent since but said exports may drop further because foreign inven tores are Textile produc tion in the has risen far above the expectations of many cotton the secretary Edward executive vice president of the said Monday Congress has re peatedly said agriculture should be excluded from wage and hour and yet the Labor Department is using la bor agreements between Mexico and the United States to regu late us into those Bush said if cotton pickers were paid the onedollar an hour minimum wage plus over it would cost a bale to harvest compared to the current Ralph Yarborough D told the ginners Texas has surrendered too many of her natural cotton markets to foreign cottons and He prasied a bill passed by the 85th Congress requiring that clothing be labeled to show the percentage of cotton and syn thetic We must adopt a program that will give the farmers a chance to survive and also givs the Texas cotton grower an op portunity to compete in the markets of the Yar borough RETAIN DEATH PENALTY April 7 UPI The state assembly Monday defeated a bill to abol ish the death penalty in New The vote was It marked the first time in 40 years the question had come up before the New Jersey legisla A similar measure was de feated in and and Kraus about On the top near the lay the six foot dying of smoke in halation in the house where he was A factory he went on sick leave a year stay ed weeks in a veterans hospital for surgery on his then spent some time on He hadnt worked His was employed as a clerktypist for the New Haven Douglas Challenges Ci Solon Raps Wasted Billi LONGRANGE MASTER PLAN PROMISED ON LOCAL ROADS A requested longrange mas ter plan of projected federal and state highways in Corslcana and Navarro county has been favorably acted upon by the State Highway executives of the county and city government and Chamber of Commerce have been advised by Charles mem ber of the highway Several weeks ago a joint re quest for such a master plan study by the State Highway De partment was made to the high way commission through Com missioner Hawn by County Judge Kenneth Mayor Tom Eady and Robert Wheel Chamber of Commerce In submitting the the trio noted that Corsicana has the engineering firm of Hom er Hunter and Robert consult ing working on a mas ter plan for the which in cludes projected traffic arteries to handle future They Conviction Of Parr Upheld By Federal Court NEW April 7 5th Court of Ap peals today upheld the convic tion of South Texas political boss George Parr on charges of violating federal mail fraud The appeals court sustained a finding in the District Court for the Southern District of It was one of the bitterest fights in the Duval county po litical leaders turbulent Arguments before the appeals court last year took several weeks and involved 16 volumes of printed testimony totaling The government charges in See Page 3 Fugitive Tibet Ruler Moving NEW April The Dala Lama has left Towang and started for Bom dila to put more distance be himself and the Commun Chinese occupation army in official sources reported The sources said the trip to Bomdila was expected to take at least five days more if the 25yearold Dalai Lama and his 80membcr troupe stop to rest along the a special Indian government arrived at Shillong from New Delhi en route to meet the refugee Tibet an also noted that it was their col lective thinking that the State Highway Deparment and the citys engineering firm could co ordinate the two plans so that they could be worked out smoothly and with common un Hawn has recently notified the local Wheelock re that the request had ben favorably acted upon by the State Highway Commission at a recent meeting and at that time state highway was directed to proceed with preparation of the survey study and longrange master plan of projected need ed federal and stale highway thoroughfares and additional secondary Britain Trims Income Taxes April 7 UPI The British government cut in come taxes Chancellor of the Exchequer Derick Heathcoat Amory an nounced a cut In income taxes and beer duties after unveiling a balanced budget with a bil liondollar Income tax es were cut four 38 per cent from 42 per The new income tax rate will go Into effect on the first pay day after June Heathcoat Amory also an purchase Amory most sales tnx rates would be trimmed by 10 per These taxes cover refrig radios and most house hold The price of beer will be two pence about two ents a pint less starting he Armory said the government expected a total revenue equal to or 000 more than last He predicted total expendi tures equalling or more than last On the basis of existing taxa Amory there would be a surplus of Defeated GOP Given Fat Job April 7 UPI President Eisenhower today nominated Frank Bar former Republican senator from to be general counsel of the Agriculture De partment at a salary of a He will replace Robert a retiring career civil at a date to be announced Barnett was defeated for re election last November by Democrat Gale Guard Your Family New Campaign Theme Cancer Crusade Plans Set Guard Your Family is the new rallying cry of the Ameri can Cancer Society Crusade which will during the be in progress ail month of was announced Tuesday by Paul president of the Navarro County Cancer The family theme has beun added to the Fight can cer with a checkup and a which was used success fully last year in raising in a joint fundraising and ed ucational President Smith The newly installed cancer society head said the new theme was based on the fact that two out of every three families in this community as well as every other town in the country will eventually experience cancers heavy As In previous the So cietyi April Cancer Crusade seeks to raise funds to con tinue its threepronged program of education and serv ice to cancer While research offers the best hope for victory over can the nations number two disease the Crusade Is not limited to raising Smith It is a top priority educational on a na tional to stimulate reg ular health checkups among all aaults for early detection of Cancer in Its early stages can be President Smith Joe Bob county Crusade reported plans for the Crusade and the housetohouse canvass on April a date to be observed throughout the are go ing forward and chairmen and workers are now being lined She jaid there is still a need for volunteers in Corsicana and urged anyone who can help in the residential canvassing ef fort to contact her at TR 47333 In the Tekell announced that she had com pleted most of the county or ganizational work from ths standpoint of selecting Crusade To these people have accepted appointment as Crusade leader for their respec tive communities Frost Scott Rice Roland Johnston Bloom ing Frank Taylor Wasson Glen Bell and The public is reminded that the Nurses Committeof the local cancer society will spon sor their annual Cancer Benefit Tea April from until 5 at the Memorial Hospital Nurses Stephe Young today ch that sixty billion dollars of surplus military equipm most of it obsolete and has accumulated government Certainly extrav ent spending on the part of armed forces has been almoi beyond said In a letter to It is shameful and shocking to learn of the duplication of purchases that such piles of and practically worthies tary property have accumula Billions of this should nevi have been purchased in the fin Our government is no trying to at a small tion the whatever pa of this sixty billion dollars sur plus can possibly be he The Ohio Democrat also ex pressed surprise at the number of service officers in lions capital and said breakfasts to Senators are has been See Page 3 Iowa City Must Treat Sewage Put In River April 7 UPI federal government day ordered Sioux to stop dumping untreated sew age Into the Missouri The issued by Arthur secretary Education and also applies to 10 meatproces sing plants at Sioux It was the first such order that has been issued under the federal water pollution control act of This law gives fed eral authorities strong enforce ment including the right to crack down on any city or industry which declines volun tary compliance with recom mendations for waste Flemming told a news confer ence that Sioux City officials refused to construct needed wastetreatment facilities which are estimated to cost about eight million If the city falls to comply with Flemmings the government can go to court for enforcement Flemmlng said the Sioux City directive is a key step In a broad statefederal program to restore the entire Missouri river system to safe and usable conditions for a wide variety of Including public ter swimming and commercial and sport fish Flemming acted on the unanl See SIOUX Page 3 CBS Insists April 7 House Press Sec retary James Hagerty today ermed untrue and irresponsi ble a CBS radio report that President Eisenhower has ac cepted the resignation of ailing Secretary of State John Foster The by CBS correspon dent Dan was attribut ed to sources in Europe leved to be Hagerty summoned newsmen o announced that he had call ed Theodore CBS of ficial in and de manded that they CBS cor rect this statement on their Its about as low a form of reporting as I know of to quote reliable European sources on such he This is about as Irresponsible reporting as I know This is not John director of CBS said In New We are very sure of our He said the information came from high official quarters abroad and added We are very sure we know what were talking said CBS will issue sources told the abdominal can will decide by pretty complete the CBS report been categorically denied the state Reliable United Press International that now recuperating in Florida from massive radiation treatment for probably April 20 whether ho feels able to resume his The datu Is three weeks before the sched uled opening of the Gencvw meeting of foreign ministers on the crisis over Dulles is resting at the home of undersecretary of state Douglas Dillon at Kobe Sound on the east coast of A spokesman for Dulles ther also said there was no basis of fact in the report of his attributed by CBS radio to sources In Europe be lieved to be New pressure for a speedy decision on Dulles status was brought meanwhile by Hu bert Humphrey who told a news conference at Oak that the decision should be made by President not soon the Unfl the foreign enco with undo You must with both authority and Some of Dulles friends believe that he will make every effort to lead the American delegation to the Geneva con ference scheduled to begin May They are hopeful that will be able to participate In final allied strategy decisions before the showdown meeting with the Soviets on Berlin and The CBS aired by correspondent Dan said Dulles had already recommend ed to President Eisenhower that under Christian ned to replace him Schorr said there Is the Im plicit conclusion that Dulles will not be able to go to Geneva despite his apparently good re sponse to the treatment for can cer and hla Florida
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