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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - May 5, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                4 J THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudy with showers and scattered thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight Wednesday partly not much change in Thermometer Readings R I 9 I 10 I 11 12 I II 2 72 74 76 77 78 79 80 Complete Weather Report on Market V Weekly Mornind HomeoHhe MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW May er selected issues changes spot house CHICAGO broad moderate profit with to 25 cents higher top Cattle Slaughter steers steady to 50 cents lower top 284 LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS MAY 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS TALK RESULT WILL AFFECT ALL PUBLIC President Offers Hint Government Action Possible May 5 UPI President Eisenhower called today for mobilization of pub lic opinion against any steel industry wage agreement that would be clearly Some reporters construed Ei senhowers news conference re marks as the first hint of fed eral intervention if the agree ment is But he was not clear on this Appeals To Both Sides The President appealed to management and labor to use good wisdom and econ omic statesmanship in the cur rent he in the long run the United States cannot stand idly by and do Eisenhower said he deplored the possibility of putting the government at the collective bargaining He also said he disapproved of having to re sort to mandatory wageprice controls once you do it will hurt the American By Never Specific Then he added that he wanted to make clear that we are con cerned about the situation and cannot stand idly The President did not say whether he thought kind of wage increase would be Truman Backs oregn Aid OIL CENTENNIAL SPEAKERS Texas eather Under The President said In reply a news conference question deplorable the prospect of government inter the steel negotiations Involve the entire American See Page 2 Industry Hope To Avoid Intervention NEW May UPI skokesmen for the Uni ted Steelworkers Union and Steel said today they hope to reach a satisfactory con tract in the steel industry with out government Conrad chief ne gotiator express ed the sentiment of both sides when he said We would very much like to do our job our It is our responsibility and we will try to discharge David head of the said his union will work diligently to effect an agreement prior to the July 1 Cooper and McDonald made the statements to newsmen who told them of President Eisen howers news conference discus sion of the steel wage Eisenhower said that the steel negotiations involve the entire American public and the na tions economic Cooper and McDonald agreed on the need of achieving a noninflationary contract but disagreed widely on how this could be In formal presentations made at the opening session of con tract Cooper again pro posed a oneyear extension of the present who rejected proposal last told porters today our position not changed one this re has May UPI Former President Harry Truman urged con gress today to make sure Am ericas foreign aid program waa carried through to a photo finish for the welfare of the Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Truman advised congressional critics of foreign aid to cut their own salaries rather than skimp on assistance to the He said it was of large haU ftnd damaging Tueaday las thev vital importance in the fight surface winds were possible be move eastward with a few J against communism and 1 and 7 in the vere arnmgs By The Associated Press Central Oklahoma southward to A rich and populous slice of the western portion of North North Central Texas went under Central the Weather a severe thunderstorm warning Bureau These thunderstorms are ex The Weather Bureau warned pelted to increase in intensity I 1 vised against cutting either strip 120 miles wide from 60 military or economic thunderstorms expected during the iod l epee Truman said conditions side the iron curtain since the in the warned area program was launched in its such cities af Wichita uumig me penoa l p m to 7 miles west of Mineral Wells to CST in the area along and 60 miles on either side of a line 60 wegfc Q Mineral to Ok present form in 1948 were very Large hail and b L anu uamag Judge Traces Oils Benefits In Peace BY CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff Symbolic of progress and a tiny metal capsule was placed In a 20Inch pipe line in Corsicana Tuesday at and shot on its way to in dramatic ceremonies to kick off the Oil Centennial celebration in Cor Ernest much they are worse Mineral hel Weather McKinney and thats just what we The threatened belt extended winds the most intense expected thunder LVTIMER TRUE He said H would be playing right to the western with dynamite to cut At tornado funnel dipped down Into request as a number of continued active in bers of congress have threat House Ignores Proiests Over Primary Dates Timidity Denied At the same Eisenhower rejected any suggestion that he See FOREIGN Page 12 Ike Concedes Geneva Parley NearCerlainly May 5 UPI President Eisenhower said to iBF A BaBVBJBVf f maf V T W Bfe BBfjT BBi BBr BBr day a Big Four summit measure gave during the but it caused little or no dam See 2 Churchill May Be Feeble But Wit Yet Sharp AUSTIN JP Brushing aside steam roller protests the House finally passed 9744 today By MERKIMAN SMITH the socalled Lyndon Johnson May forPresident Winston Churchill cast his This action was followed by a over House to House speech in which fay operating from an impos Dean Johnston of Houston said fourposter bed in the sec one man ond floor residential quarters of I f 1 ence later this year is almost a foregone conclusion if the forth nHvilpirPB President about the coming Geneva foreign minisate majority leader who took earlier hours of the day the ters meeting provides anything office with 87 votes from Duval doughty old warrior from Great in the way of enlarged hope for Johnston He is Britain let it be known that one settling a member of a liberal faction of of nis famous habits hfld not He made the statement at a Texas Democrats who have would not be stir news conference as Secretary of en out with State Christian Herter went Robert Eckhardt of before the Senate foreign relaHoustonton protested House aclwith his goldheaded cane and tions commlttet to report on tion which cut off debate on his famous V Allied strategy for the va sessions starting next Mon The measure goes to the Senlof the President into the White where a similar version is House late Monday to begin a THOMPSON Many Leaders Texas Industry Visit Tuesday By TALMADGE CANANT Daily Sun Staff Judge Morrison praised the oil industry ns a decidinglchalrman of the Railroad Corn factor in defcnso and declared mlslon of skillfully placed that oil had provided the pig in a brushtype pipe hospitals and other public bcneline and then Magnolia factions at the luncheon Tuesrepresentatives injected the day noon in the oil centennial scraper into the large mouth of His subject was the What The Oil Industry Has Crowd Qn Done For The United General obviously Speaking at the TexasNationhn very good said In al Guard the presiding I hope It gets there judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas said the deAn estimated ISO persons were velopment of the oil industry On hand at the Magnolia Pipe was more spectacular and should Line company pump station on have excited more Imagination Fifteenth street to view and and novels than the California participate in the Gold Rush The capsule will be a month Judge Morrison addressed apm making its way to proximately 600 at the luncheon where Colonel Drake drill which opened with an invocaed the first commercial oil well tion by John Wesley years Ita arrival in other private insome of MORRISON BBf BP B I H ring until early Sir jabbing the floor By BETTY JEAN CLAY Dally Sun Staff Corsicana was the hub of al pastor of the First initiate the oil wheel to which flocked hundreds centennial celebration of executives from the oil and The luncheon officially ended The capsule carried letters from related industries from far and the Corsicana centennial governors of all the oil produc near Tuesday to tnke part in prominent ming states and the Oil Centennial dependent oil operator and gen Phone Hookup lany Uso cra chairman oC arrangements One of the highlights of tha Company executive aircraft welcomed the visitors at telftpVphe beWvyen Gw Price while Urn Uttering Company in General Thompson in trains w Lt J and Ned of transportation John R retired vice president of Oil Centennial of the other visitors Newsmen listen to this historic town dard Oil Company of New ed in on thc conversation and of many firsts in the oil formerly with speechea on a simliar outlot was master of cere monies See Page 7 Corslcanaff oil history is b known to but for Bowel of the who dont nnd others Thirteenth Judicial district court who might like a introduced Judge Morrl Suman Is MC who acted as Answering two questions put Eisenhower was asked if he Both measures call for sentimental visit with his consulting engineering believed the foreign ministers party primaries In May and comrade in arms of World War Paul Gregory of Fort would make progress at June instead of July and Aug He replied that he could not Eisenhower had a busy day talk in specific terms at this A proposed amendment scheduled at the but but that he did hope there ing all party meetings from the planned to devote his late afterposal plant was an Urppinnt tn the onpn and evening to his fabulous that the materials used m tn Worth took the position Monday that their design of the dis and would be some precinct to the state open to He then went on to express newsmen was tabled the opinion that a summit meet We want to leave it like See Page 13 Ing was virtually certain if the is in the Marshall foreign ministers create a betBell of San Antonio ng visitor whose very presence lines joints were proper view of the makers test Debate began immediately after a 9936 vote to disregard todays See Page 2 AntiNudists Outstripped Band Leader Dies Of Burns See Page 12 Soviet Fallout Doubles Allies May 5 The Atomic Energy Commiss ion said today Russian nuclear tests released more fision proers of an antinudism bill got The who tests released more usion pr in his firms previous experience with its and the conditions of the locally heaving Object To Abusft In a two and a half hour talkfest which featured adeli LOS May 5tionnl questions posed primarily Hal leadbV Commissioner Fred Bluchcr er of one of the nations top to and he is turn to the swing bands in the die commissioner during the special today of burns suffered in an open city commission May fame the consulting engineer1 declared line contractors are willing make corrections if other die end and third degree burns over means of public he lower half of his At the meetings May or ducts into the atmosphere in the outstripped found hut cautioned last two years than did tests by The House voted 5345 to leave Glenn Miller orchestra defects aie found but the United States and Great the controversial measure in aiming his own big time band Britain combined subcommittee of the House at the age of entered the not his fnm ate willing to be given a conCriminal Jurisprudence Coml hospital Sunday with abuse throuffh gressional hearing by It probably will Charles director of the AECs division of biology Last night the House refused He died at See Page 9 and He presented to call a special meeting of figures which he said heretothe Criminal fore had been classed as James Turman The figures listed the fission of Gober wanted a chance to yields of Russian tests in 1957 plead for his and 1958 as kllotons as Will Wilson said compared with for yesterday the Legislature may and British nuclear outlaw nudist camps because when Corsicana found oil in Trinity Group Among Texans Seeking Funds May 5 More than 100 Texas leaders appeared before a House Ap propriations subcommittee Mon day socking money for waterway A group of 50 from the Trini ty River headed by Ben Carpenter of asked for a flood control and conservation President Eisenhower budgeted for the Only thc proposed 17 million dollar Proctor Dam on the Leon River near drew opposi Brazos River groups backed Proctor as an essential part of a comprehensive program for harnessing the waters of the See Page 5 the Chamber of one of the official hosts groups for the days nativities made certain that descriptive data was made Given History A brief history Oil and prepared about a year ago under the auspices of thc Chamber and Magnolia Petroleum along with a photographic brochure on the were placed at each plate nt the noon luncheon at thc National Guard Armory attend ed by approximately 600 Magnoli See Page 7 Pipe Line Head Is Veteran Of Powell Field Plaque Marks First Refinery Sniff In West By RICHARD GRIMMKTT Daily Sun Staff Opening of the Oil Centennial klckoff celebration here Tues day wias the dedication of a bronze plaque at the old Mag nolia refinery The plaque is In a concrete Leslie presierected In front of the original Pipe Line Comnumber one still of the compa Is a product of the There were approximately cana oil 200 oil interested persona at alive of he ed Magnolia Petroleum ComRobert pres pany as a parttime employe in ident of the Corsicana Chamber 1921 and was a timekeeper In of gave a thumbnail Arkansas the next sketch of He com The second Powell field boom mented that wo are gathered 1923 near Corsicana brought here to recognize the birth of True here as a ganger and he the petroleum west of Discovery Disappointing See Pags 12 Duties Imposed On Gitf Parcels May S i 1 I lit ff LA 4 UJL Yugoslavia today imposed stiff remalnod here about a year and the Mississippi The first duties on gifts from abroad then went on to well was brought In just n few except money orders and such Archer blocks from this site In foods as meat East TcxaSt He Tno roUry dff flour nnd edible camc superintendent of originated here and this is the Thc government Raid that the x uMnff district in 1934 and homo of the Texas and Mag there was no longer a shortage thrce years later was nmdo gennolia of consumer goods In the local crttl superintendent of This still was first fired in It chargod that some Louisiana nnd He later forming the Mngno gift parcels were being sold bccn prcsident since March lia Petroleum Sanders Speaks It was under his supervision Wheelock introduced tne that Magnolia Pipe Line vice president In charge ponys 20inch crudePf the Magnolia Refining corn lino was constructed In 1047 and 1948 from Corsicana to Sunders accepted the plaque the longest crude action of yours oil pipe line constructed by a today confirms and strengthens single company since World War tne kinship that all of us here See Page 7 the black Until now every Yugoslav was entitled to receive a gift parcel to value of duty free times A klloton Is they affect public Student Strike Ends Find Mob Victims Body J Integration Delay Nullified 1894 it was an unwanted acci The city citizens and drillers were seeking an artes ian water supply for the thriv ing county seat and were ly chagrined and disappointed when the black gold was en i it i t May 5 UPI A Federal Appeals Court today reversed a seven yearintegration delay granted Prince Edward and directed the county to integrate its public schools next Septem Prince a rural coun ty in the heavily negropopulated southside of was an original defendant in the Su preme Courts 1954 desegrega tion The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said today the possi bility of violence in the whose population is approxi mately 50 per cent must be and the countys white high school must be de segregated next The court said immediate steps must be taken to integrate the elementary schools in the coun Page 2 a May 5 battered body of young lynched by a white was found floating in the Pearl River near here Results of an autopsy were to be made public The FBI intensified a search for the nine or 10 hooded white men who dragged their scream ing Mack Charles Park from an unguarded jail cell in April He had been held on charges of raping a white Monday Parkers body was found by an FBI agent and a Mississippi state his head protruding above thick un derbrush in the swamp coun try 20 miles west of Pop larville at the LouisianaMissis sippi state Parkers head was reported to have been But Bee Page 2 May 5 Later drilling be at Florida came active and three years af and negro university reter the first wel1 waa com turned to class ending a there were 113 producers cneday passive resistance in APriI 1898 Deluding 100 flow strike aimed at dramatizing the wlth a dally outPut of 1250 rape of a negro white youths are accused of as saulting the Student President Clifford all concerned in the artesian Derrick H Burn Despite the disappointment of Taylor called off the classroom strike after the county grand jury was called into special ses sion to consider charges againbt the white But Taylor well that was believed ruined petroleum dril 4 drillers had a lot of Three derricks were burned due BF m f 1BBF V Blr r Br BfeBBb said the demonstration is carelessness from being Circuit Judge May Walker ordered the Leon County grand and the drilling contrac tors were almost Eventually the well was cased T b in and became a good water jury back into session to charges aeianst thP four hot ProducerYears Iater the sider charges agianst the four Natatorium was constructed as white aged 16 to who admitted raping the 19yearold Walker a bathhouse and a huge swim ming pool waa placed a short south of the original called the jury Qn South street 13 The discovery of oil here eventually let to the first re finery west of thc a forerunner of Magnolia Petrol eum the earliest pro refining and distributing corporation in the Texas First Well Interested by the showing in the city several Corsi cana citizens had visions of petroleum wealth despitethe foolness of financiers in other Ralph Beaton and Damon formed a partnership with John a and drilled Corslcanas first oil well 200 feet south of the water It cams in for 2 12 barrels production per day on October A socond well was drill ed just north of the Cotton Bolt tracks and a third at Collin and Fourth streets brought up oil and gas at 1010 feet and settled down to a daily produc tion of 22 These latter wells and others were completed In 1896 and in that year the field was credit ed with a production of 1450 barrels and the next year it reached No market for the crude pro duct necessitated a and then Calvin tercd the picture and built the first refinery in the Southwest here which later became Cullinan Cullinan was born In and lived in Oil where Drake drilled the worlds first oil well in near the present city of Cul linan began working for Stand ard Oil Company in 1882 and left the company in 1985 to go into business for or ganizing the Petroleum Iron Works at The Corsicana discovery so fired the imagination and arous ed the hopes of James Whlte founder of Whltcsclle Brick and Lumber who was then Corsicana that he foresaw a great future for this Having heard of the abilities of the mayor invited him to come to Texas and see Cullinan had a trip planned to California and came by Visits CoFHicana Arriving In October he saw the Dallas Next day in company of Gov ernor Charles Payne and Henry Folger enMayor jWhileselU and Cullinan came to Corsicana and loo cd over the developments and decided the field had great possibilities for commercial de velopment and contract was made with a group of men own ing producing wells to refine and market the Senator Roger Fred John Gibson and several others agreed to sell the new con cern barrels of oil at 50 cents per provided the new group would install a pipe line storage a re finery and develop a market for the With this Cullinan returned to the East to organ company to carry on the work and finance the Geologists Report The capitalist who had agreed to finance the Cullinan changed their and reported to ac cording to an interview from this pioneer years that they had examined reports of geologists and other scientists and that these reports showed that owning to the peculiar formation of Texas petrol eum and gas in paying quantl 13 CORSICANA OIL FIRSTS Commercial oil field went of covnrcd by accident while seeking In producing well completed October first railroad cur of oil Hhlppcd from Corsicana same year by Corslcuna retroleum Textw city to usenatural gas for fuel and of first refinery west of established In in operation February still U still preserved at Magnolia Pipeline Company headquar and Navarro county first to use crude oil as an important factor in construction of streets and roads and in controlling dust and Beaton of CorHleaiia wag first Texan to sell fuel price 58 cents per use of crude oil us locomotive In Cor BlcaimlllllHhoro run and return on Cotton Belt Petroleum Company and Magnolia Pipe ne Company and the Texas Company were organized In drills were patented by Alkcn and American Well and Prospecting Company which was purchased by Bethlehem Steel Company in 1U44 and U Ktlll operated on the original This fa mous rotary drill perfected and manufactured Is credited with bringing In the famous Splndletop production nt Beaumont In 1901 and many other famous gusher gas engine In Texas fumUhed power to pump oil wells In new Corslnana field caused first oil and goft regula Jm T f i i   

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