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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - May 9, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHES LOCAL cloudy and warm through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 j 12 1 2 75 I 80 I 83 I 85 I 87 I 89 I 90 Complete Weather Report on Market SunandSemiWMkly Morning LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Are Closed on AP TELEMATS PKICE FIVE CENT3 288 MAY 1959 PAGES r Gromyko After Early Summit Meet SHARK KILLS second from and an unidentified girl give comfort to fatally injured Albert as he lies on the beach near San Franciscos Golden Gate Bridge moments after the youth was attacked by a big Kogler died 2 12 hours later from shock and loss of Beside who risked attack by the shark iin aiding is patrolman Harry his uniform covering the injured Man at left is AP Wire photo West Texas Soaked By The Associated Press Tornado reports swept parts cf West and North Central Tex as during the night and batter 4 ing hail and downpours of rain up to nearly 4 inches struck gome The heavy rains caused tem porary The tornado reports remain ed unconfirmed because they came after Twisting winds destroyed a service station at an oil town in the Pan handle near Howard the station suf fered slight The heaviest report was at Fort Phantom Lake in the Abi lene area Friday where inches Residents of that area report ed hail the size of hen The Highway Patrol reported Farm Road 707 277 under water at several points from the Dark clouds which moved rapidly over Lubbock from the west dropped more than an inch of rain on that South Plains re General rains in a 20coun ty South Plains section ranged up to 3 inches Thursday night and Among unconfirmed torna does were ones 15 miles south west of Wichita Falls and north It of Baird in the Lake Phantom May A Mile River excursion boat that had sprung a leak capsized a few feet from safety Friday when 350 panicstricken passen gers swarmed to the side near est to the officials said to than 200 most of them women and were feared Public Works Minister Ahmed Osborn of northeast of said the severe winds ripped a small ex tension from his barn and smacked it into the back of his Hail reports also came from Whiteface and south of The violent weather came in areas the Weather Bureau out See Page 9 Ellis Island Bid Rejected May 9 ffl The government still has Ellis Island on its Nobody wants to pay enough money for Twentythree bids were re jected The famed island in New York gateway to Ameri ca for millions of immigrants has outlived its usefulness as an immigration The government been trying to get rid of it since The highest of the latest batch of bids was by Sol G Atlas of Panic Causes Nile Disaster Health Clinic Registers High Immunizations One of the biggest weekly im munization clinics in months was registered Friday by the lorsicana Navarro County Health During the clinic 110 youngsters were given polio shots and 53 other type immunizations were Ejiven as The other immunizations in cluded 17 smallpox one typhoid and 35 com bination diphtheria and whoop ing cough Health department personnel said the clinic was swamped at the normal closing Mothers with preschool age children are urged to bring their youngsters in during the morn ing hours so they will not be in convenienced by long and school age children are asked to come in immediately after dis of their classes rather than waiting until closing time NOTHING TO STRUGGLE May Highway patrolman Emery Hanlon saw a driver struggling with sounded his siren and halted the Its nothing at said driver Merritt a Its just a pet Ben gal He wants to blow the Alsharabassl blame dthe sink ing on the owners of the 30 tripledecked excursto boat who he said ha crammed about 350 persons int a craft with a rated capacit of 60 Alsharabassi said the steam ers owners sold about 250 tick and allowed 70 dren under 12 years of age t board the boat without paying The exact death toll may nev er be Authorities sai 112 persons were known saved leaving 238 Some these were thoug to hav rushed home from Xuj scene o tragedy at the village of Qua 10 miles north of Officials said 20 bodies wer recovered bringing th known death toll to Bu more than 150 men women and were stl Authorities said the 200to governmentowned vessel spran leak and began to sink whi it was taking the governmen employes upstream to a plcni See Page 10 Refugee Saves All Belongings May 9 UPI An East German refugee fro Communism escaped into We Berlin today in a 25ton true containing all of his belonging The 32yearold who name was drove miles from his home In Re held Magdeburg to East Berli He headed down Elsen strce one of the thoroughfares b tween East and West Berl that are still open to When a border guard signale him to stop for h stepped on the gas instead the brake and roared throug into West Berlins Neukolln Di Communist take by did not ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Special Session Set May 18 TAXES WILL BE INITIAL PROPOSALS Governor Hints Other Subjects May Be Offered May 9 Wl rice Daniel said today the first pecial session will start at 11 Monday May He predicted the Legislature an complete Its work in 30 SO Days Enough I know they can do it in 30 ays if the right amount of ork and cooperation is put on he Daniel told The governor said laxes will e the 1 proposal he will ubmit to They can nly consider what he author He also said his pet abandon d bank property killed by he will be offered Daniel promised not to take ess than the 3 per cent sev ranee tax on value of natural gas he wanted Other Possibles Daniel said he also may ask action on highway new aw enforcement laws and his revised franchise tax bill on corporations to expand its rev enue The deficit and current spending need to be taken care of the governor At least half of the taxes are evied on individuals now anc should be no objection if See Page 9 Daniel Rejects Any Parole To ExLegislator Pentagon Vacancies Tough Problem Corsicanans Win State Titles PRICE CEILINGS OJV FARM CROPS PENALIZE GROWERS By OWD MARTIN May inch is being said pro and con hese days about government upport of farm Costs of he supports have placed the vhole farm program under a loud of But littleis known or said about government price ceil ings under which agriculture often to its disadvan Under farm law as it now many farm products cant go up very much even if eco AUSTIN Price Daniel said today he will no parole former legislator James Cox In keeping with a cam paign promise never to show clemency to a state official who betrays the public The Pardons Board recom mended Friday that the formei House member from Conroe bi entered the state pri son to serve a two year sentence on conviction o agreeing to accept a Prosecutors charged tha he agreed to kill a bill he had introduced in the 55th Legisla Cox claimed he was trying to trap crooked The Pardons Board recom mendation is no good withou the governors When I ran for public of fice I said I would never parol a state official who has betraj ed his public Daniel toll a news Daniel previously said h would not parole Bascom Giles former state land commissionn convicted of bribery and thnf in connection with the veteran land Giles was releas ed early this year after servin Eeorgia Courts Rule Against Closed Shop May 9 a case expected to establish a precedent for labor the leorgia supreme court rulec unanimously Friday that work ers did not have to join a un ion which used their dues fo political or ideological purposes The case Involved severs including the South which signed a closed shop agreement with certain rail brotherhoods six years ago The move stirred some proles from employes then when they were told they had to join the unions within 60 days or face The suit was brought In be half of a group of worker who charged their dues ha been used to finance politica was originally Bibb Countj thrown out court for lack of jurisdiction but the state high court late ordered the case heard Superior Judge returned the ruling in favor o the His decision wa upheld by Georgias highes An appeal to the Suprem Court was See CLOSED Page 10 Sub Skippers Are Promoted May 9 UPI James skin per of the nuclearpowered sub marine Skate on Iwo recordsei ting trips to the North Pok loday was named commando of the Navys Submarine Div sion Submarines In his division wi his sixyear term with time off include the Skate and the nu for good Nation Salutes Harry Truman NEW May 9 JP The nation saluted Harry Truman on his 75th birthday Friday It was a coasttocoast party where the faststepping little man from Missouri heard him self described as a man who grew to The tributes came from Demo crats and liberals and the the family and old There was song and and Truman himself almost lost his glasses laugh ing at comedian Mort When it was all the usually voluble Truman admitted he was at a lost for I dont know what there is to he No man in my recollection has had a treat such as you have given me I cant talk politics under cir cumstances like I will al ways Then he smiled as he admitted that he might take a hand in Its in my I cant help He didnt His birthday party was mark by 66 parties in cities across Sixteen el them were linked by closedcircuit Here in New House Speaker Sam Rayburn told him history is go ing to be kind to They are going to forget the few times that you have not taken dead but have shot from the They are going to remem ber you for the great things you have One of the most dramatic mo ments came when Eleanor Roosevelt described the April day in 1945 when she told Vice President Truman that Presi dent Roosevelt was Of Truman she said The character of my friend was proved on that terrible He was he should have For no man had ever been placed so abruptly in such a seat of And yet there was never in him the slightest hint that he would try to evade what fate had thrust upon I knew then he was a good Later I thrilled to watch him grow to With every deci sion he until to the entire urged Democrats to remember that we will continue to serve our nation only if we remain as perpetually young and hope as open to new and as eager for new initiatives as faithful and as as mod est and as above as human and as free as Harry New Yorks former Av erell Harriman said Trumans JUNE DRAFT SET AUSTIN Texas draft boards will call 284 men next the State Selective Serv ice said The states June quita call compares with 272 for May and 310 for There is no call for prelnduction physi cal and mental examination in omic factors otherwise would ictate an The power of the government o put a stopper on advancing rices exists in its control over The government is ermitted to sell its surpluses on he domestic market at 105 per ent of the price support lus handling Thus a commodity that Is sup lorted at 75 per cent of parity las little or no chance of climb ng much above 83 per cent of This is the case even hough the declared goal of the arm programs is to lift farm rices to the parity price Parity is a standard for meas uring farm prices declared by aw to be fair to farmers In re ation to prices charged Example In Wheat Consider wheat for The support rate averages 75 per cent of parity or a bush See Page 5 Tommy Prowell Gets Top FFA Student Award By CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff Tommy junior was named the out standing FFA student of the year Friday night highlighting the tenth annual banquet at Col lins junior high son of lola accepted the awar before an emotionallymoved 41 members of the Corsicana Fu ture Farmers of America chap ter and an estimated 100 guests The winner accepted the tro phy quickly and after the ban quet was surrounded by scores of Home with him Prowell carried a handsome Moody Presents Presenting the award we last years Wayn president of the chap who kept the audience In suspence until the final twc words of his Prior to Moody receivec an award for being the out senior of the Oth See Page 8 clear powered Nautilus an Skipjack as well as the con ventionalpowered Halfbcak and Eugene former skipper of the who now commands Division has been assigned to duty in connection with equipping the Navys nuclear powered Kuided missile Long j Truck Smashes Trailer Home May Beaumont woman and tw others were killed when a gasoline trailer true jackknifed off a highway an smashed into their trailer par home and burst into Officers identified the victim as ho step and her grand Louis Miller of Lake Charles driver of the was not In Two other unoccupied trailer and a nearby house also burnec Producer Every 24 Hours Local Firm Valley Farm Being Drilled By TALMADGE CANANT Daily Sun Staff An oil well a a well more than 600 is has sold its ex I to the Wolfe City pipe and for one small Its a 24 decisions influenced the coursej Thats the record the Warehour and each well of Senate Majority Drilling Company of Corsicana has been a so Leader Lyndon Johnson js setting in one of the biggest speaking from said developments in this area no man living is so much owedsjnce the by so As drilling contractor for the Former Secretary of State T Morrow ojl Company of said there were two sides to One was the the Ware firm has completed a well each day for the first seven days in opening public often contractin the didactic the emhell1 The other was the considerate and ap preciative helpful and un sympathetic ana concerned in any private worry or This is the President we and know giveas chambers survey of Ellis The area is world he was a towering j Other greetings came from In Chicago Adlai Stevenson see Page 6 part of the Corsicana Shallow Big Program Its the biggest drilling pro gram around here since the Woodbine days of the says Fred partner with Frank Ware In the Corsicana Batting in oil well com pletions is almost unheard Ask any oil The wells are averaging 6 to 8 barrels a day after sandfrac And if things geep going the original 40 wells may grow to Ware On Valley Farm The development is taking place on part of an original site in the Dickson a site better known to residents of Navarro county and Ellis county as Val ley The Ware Drilling Company brought in the discov ery well in the shallow at the time owning onethird in Each 24 the Wart firmjterest in tht lease Since It was on 1956 tha the discovery well came in o the the 1 Dick son yielding 12 barrels a day That was the first commercl oil production in Ellis count and the first oil well ever drille on the big Valley bette known for its agricultural pr At that time War Roland Savage of Ove ton and Hunter Oil wei joint owners of the Sin then the Morrow firm in Hou ton has purchased virtually a of the Valley Farm Drilling problems are few that There are no rock to be drilled and th Wolfe City is sandy strata tha has proved productive south an in some areas of Navarr See 6 Corsicana high school enjoyed srhaps Its finest hour Friday s two representatives walked f with state titles and another nlshed second In the Class AA literary events of the Tex s Interscholastic League meet Dickie was a rat place winner in original and Cassandra Du was a first place win er in poetry Bill came in icond in extemporaneous speak ig and was near the A fourth Corsicana An ette competed In IB typing championships Sat Thus Miss DuBose and Lan aster are state champions lurchison just missed It by an They won out over hun reds of competitors from Class AA It was also great day for Eli the CHS peech and Miss Win ne the typing and ookkeeping Douglas as elated as he saw his first wo pupils walk off with state ties and the third finish sec Miss a is the aughter of and Fred 211 South 26th street Lancaster Is the son of Mr and 1530 He is a Murchlson is the son of May 9 UPI A heart attack was lamed today for the death Fri ay of Donald deputy Secretary of A Defense Department state lent said a post mortem ation at the Armys Walter leed Hospital showed that luarles died of obstructive oronnry narrow ng of the blood vessels of the In the statement ills shut off the blood supply o the heart Death of the 64yearold De uty Secretary confronted Presl ent Eisenhower with the rough ask of replacing both of his top efense officials in a period of rlsis and military Defense Secretary Neil JcElroy hopes to leave the Cabinet by the end of the Juarles had been considered his and Murchison of See Page 10 Diinng Plane Splashes Fuel 3n Children May 9 UFl A illotless jet plane plunged Inti residential area of nearb splashini laming fuel onto a sandpil Ahere five children were play Two of the youngsters burne Their three playmate ed The R81F Thundcrflash miss ed crashing inlo a high schoo a half block It landed 1 100 feet from th John Moutier of Belle an Air Force pilo parachuted to safety after hi itick locked and his plane wen nto an uncontrolled H s atlached lo the Michigan Al National Guard squadron at De trolls Metropolitan Air Poi and was preparing lo land afle routine training David and his sla were burne by the blazing jet Their Eugen wife of Northvilles po ice ran screaming to he David and Elizabeth wer ushed to a The condition was described as ser See Page 10 Dulles Responds To Treatment for Pneumonia May 9 UPI Ailing former ary of State John Foster Dul es contracted a mild case of pneumonia His condition vas described as somewha Dulles is in Walter Reed Army Medical Center for treat ment of The Department In dls closing the pneumonia attack that Dulles responded satis actorily to his Initial Injection of Dulles has been receiving analgesics for relief of almos constant pain from the cance It was disclosed earlier thl week that Dulles now has ti get around in a Th State Department said he 1 able to walk but finds It mor convenient to use the wheel Todays announcement said Former Secretary Dulles ha Page 10 East Germans Free Captives Ma 9 UPI Army civilia employe Emory Vaughan who flew across the East Ge man border In a light privat plane last was release from Communist East German captivlly at this border check point The release of the 32yearol who was employed I the Armys post exchange sy tern in was arrange by the American and East Ge man Red Cross organizations Clarence a Bri Ish soldier said to have bee detained in East Germany a ter he went lo sleep on th Berlin underground train an missed his slop In Wcsl Berli was also released at Helmsted WILL FOREGO PROCEDURE WRANGLING Adenauer Confer In Bonn Monday Start Set May 9 he Big Four foreign ministers egan assembling In Geneva to ay for Mondays Berlin crisis alks and Russias Andrei romyko started speeding up ressure for an early summit Gromyko was the first to ar The Soviet foreign minis er expressed hope that the orelgn ministers conference will rrange an early convocation of le heads of Horter Arrives The statement supported laims by Communist sources nat the Russians will forego rangling over procedural mat ers at the beginning of tha oreign ministers meeting in rder to speed the way to the ummlt conference that both last and West now regard as nevi Secretary of State Chrls ian Herter arrived today to attend the Big Four foreign ilnlsters conference that be ins Herter came here by plans rom where he spent four lours in which he conferred with West German Chancellor rad AdelMif on t Ger manys views on the Berlin and West main oplcs to be discussed at tha No communique was Issued See Page 10 Premier Says Sovieis Would Win Any War May cow radio said today that Soviet Premier Khrushchev told visit ing West German editors eight hydrogen bombs would be enough to put West Germany out of The broadcast quoted Khrush chev as saying obviously not more would be needed to talca care of the rest of Western Eu Moscow reported the talks be tween the Soviet Premier and tho German delegation took place on In the same Khrush chev was quoted Friday as tell ing the editors that the Soviet Union would have losses and great ones In event of but the Western Powers would be literally wiped off the face of the He said NATOs bomber force was out of date and the United States also was lagging behind the Soviet Union In rocket tech The belated account of Khrush chevs remarks Is being released by Moscow almost on the eve of the foreign ministers confer ence In Claiming he was threatening Khrushchev said a war would end quickly in a Soviet More Missiles Funds Sought May 9 Navy and Air Force of ficials have asked Congress to give them much more money for missiles than President Ei senhower it was dis closed The revealed in the heavily censored transcript of testimony given behind closed doors to a House Appropriations were expected to provide fresh ammunition to critics who want Congress put up billions of dollars more to speed development of long range The which ha been holding hearings since is expected to an nounce Its actions on Eisenhow ers defense budg et within a few The 864page transcript show ed that Force officials favoi more spending on the Atlas anc Mlnuteman missiles One plan given to the sub committee would boost outlays for these programs 851 million dollars in the 1960 fiscal year beginning July 1 and a total of over an unspecified1 number of top Navy witness testified that the budget should include a lot more submarines which could fire the Polaris These subs cost about 100 million dollars Army still would like money to begin production of the NikeZeus antimissile mis The Army wants 000 for The budget would provide only 300 million dollars for develop mcnt and Bernard Shrle Air Force ballistic missile said he rated a speed up in the Atlas program as the 1 course of Rear head of the Navys guided mis sile said the Poland would be more Important than the Atlas or the Strategic Air Command SAC in the years He aaid that by 1963 bases for SAC bombers would be so vul nerhaie to enemy attack that the money we would be putting into SAC bombers in that per od would be largely down tha Carter Army deputy chief of com plained that the Army budget did not contain adequate money for He said the Army believed there should be op timum funding for production as well as research and develop ment of the May 9 UPI American nations havi brought and paid for in military equipment sinci the end of World War Con gress disclosed Venezuela was the best cus It bought in F86F and C123B planel and spare explosive and fire bombs and in cluding Cuba was the largest buyei of arms In the Caribbean until last It spent 838 for F47 and T33 spare ground equip and Since July the Cubans bought only 510 worth of armi in this See 5
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