Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - July 3, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudy and warm through Saturday with widely scat tered Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 j 2 85 39 91 92 93 94 1 95 Complete Weather Report on Market MARKETS CLOSED Most securities anci commodities markets or the were closed Friday to observe Independence CEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 23 JULY 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS UNFURL 49STAR Eisenhow er takes a close look at the 49star flag which be raised over Philadelphias Independence Hall July 4 and then taken to the state capitol In With the President in his White House from quartermaster general Secretary of Interior Fred Seaton and Hugh Scott The Chief Executive presented the flag to Scott for the Philadelphia AP Wirephoto Change In Old Glory Near 4 SPEECHES SLATED IN VOTE DRIVE Doctors Admit Serious Worries About Condition NEW July 3 UPI Earl Long arose almost at dawn today so doctors and psychiatrists can check him over before he leaves for a triumphal entry into Bat on the state The last time he was in Bat on on June an in vestigating board of doctors met certified that he need July 3 Glory will go aloft Saturday bearing 49 Flags with a new star for the new state of Alaska will be hoisted in ceremonies at the Capitol and at Baltimores Ft McHenry National Monument birthplace and shrine of the National Both will be held a few seconds after mid One of the two flags to ne raised simultaneously at the will be given to Alaska as a symbol of Us new status The other will remain as a reg ular Capitol flag until it wears At Interior Sec iretary Fred Seaton will raise the new flag as the Ma rine plays The Star The Fort vfes chosen for an official rais ing because under presidential proclamation the flag is flown there there day and night as a perpetual symbol of our pat The capital and McHenry are two places where it is prop er to fly the flag at After the dawns early Americans everywhere may dis play the new One will be raised at the White House at At the west front of the Cap there will be a masspro duction Hundreds of the new flags are on hand and will be raised and lowered in quick Congressmen are sending them out to con stituents willing to pay for flags that have flown over the Capi President Eisenhower first See OLD Page 8 Garcia Praises Common Day July 3 pine President Carlos Garcia in a July 4 message to President Eisenhower said it is quite meaningful that we have a com mon independence day because we share the same ideals of freedom and democracy for which our gallant soldiers have fought and It is my fervent hope that the special relationship between our two countries will be fur ther strengthened as we dedicate ourselves to continuing defense of dignity and liberty of Flag Bargain Exhausts Stock By FRANK ELEAZER July 3 which never suspected there were so many people anxious to get in on the Fourth of July flag raising hollered uncle Members have been volunteer ing to obtain for at 49star emb lems that are to be hoisted mom entarily over the capitol start ing Bt After the offer was reported by United Press Internationa this so many Ikes Victory On Foreign Aid May Be Costly July 3 Republican senator said to day that President Eisenhower has invited heavy cuts in his foreign aid program by pulling the rug from under its strong est The comment came from George Aiken a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a sup porter of foreign Chairman William Fulbright another backer of the also expressed Aiken told an interviewer Ei senhower won a costly victo ry by blocking Senate efforts to shift financing for the de velopment loan program from congressional appropriations committees to borrowings from the The Senate took a holiday re cess Thursday night after a day of debate in which it by voice an Eisenhower backed twobilliondol lar program of foreign econo mic development loans to be financed by congressional ap It was a compromise offered by Lyndon Johnson D the Senate majority lead See FOREIGN Page 2 orders came in that everybody was The House Stationery Store promptly sold The flag maker it deals with said in re sponse to frantic inquiries that its next shipment would not arrive here until next Capitol architect George who has the responsi bility of flying the flags over the was not dls pleased at this Stewart said he would need a crew of a battery of temporary and 15 hours of good weather to take care of the load he acquired before the supply was shut complain ed they were in a to be UPI correctly listed flag prices in the House Stationery Store as for big ones and for those not so But prices in the Senate Store are higher and re See Page 8 Tokyo First To Display Emblem July new 49slar flag was raised officially today over the Embassy The new flag was raised at the crack of dawn EDT Friday in hours before it would fly over Wash ington or the capital of Americas 49th Japan is 13 hours ahead of daylight saving time in Wash ington and 18 hours ahead of Standard Time in the Alaskan The flag was hoisted to the top of the mast over the Embassy building here by Ma rine Francis Dorhan of and John Prunty of Dorhan is Marine in charge of the Embassy Security Conferees Given Tax Bills July 3 show down committee of Texas legis lators began work today on a 180million dollar compromise tax proposal that a similar group recommended in the first special Failure of the joint confer ence committee to satisfy both houses means a third special the committee meeting today has 14 days to work out an agreement on 1960 61 taxes while the previous group had only five The session ends July Both houses are in weekend recess Senate until 11 and the House until 3 The compromise job was handed the joint conference committee late Thursday after the House refused 1075 to take the latest Senate version of a tax The senators ignored a Ill milliondollar bill that passed the House Wednesday and sub stituted the compromise bill that the House refused 11723 to accept just 10 minutes be fore the second session ended June The Senate action Thursday took about 26 Mechanics of getting the 392 page bill typed kept the Sen ate from acting on the measure until about The House bill sent the Sen ate raised 1612 million by in creasing motor vehicle taxes to per almost 41 million from new and revised taxes on cigarettes and tobacco 26 million from new and revised franchise and 412 mil lion by increasing the liquor tax from to a 10 million from a new tax on bottle clubs and about 3 mili lion in new taxes on pleasure boats and The bill the Senate returned to the House raises 1312 mil lion from a one per cent in crease in gas 1612 million by increasing mo tor vehicle sales 8612 million from a three cent hike in the cigarette tax plus new taxes on other tobacco prod 3412 million from new and revised franchise 412 million liquor tax about 3 million from a new tax on 7 million from a new sales tax on radio and televi sion parts and and 9 million by increasing the auto drivers license fee from to After the speedy action on the tax bill the Senate continued work on a bill letting state col leges charge a semester for health and other student activities in addi tion to the a semester tui tion No final action was The House Tax Committee met after adjournment to pass out another general tax meas ure that may or may not see floor It would produce 154 12 million dollars from a 12 to 1 per cent gross receipts tax on a 1 per cent gas production tax and a 2 per cent sales tax on all Items over ARRIVES IN MOSCOW TOKYO lJf President Ho Chi Minh of Communist North Viet Nam showed up in Mos cow Peiping radio re ported his arrival and said he was on a There had been no announcement of de Officials Gird To Slow Slaughter ft tf ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Long Plans Triumphal Return treatment and or rushed off to the ed mental dered him Southeastern Louisiana Men tal hospital at No Fears Now He has no fear of that hap pening He got out of the hospital a week ago by sacking the superintendent and state director of put up in a tempo rary state capitol in a motel at which he aban doned Thursday night for the Roosevelt hotel in New He promised to be in Baton Rouge at He ordered coffee sent in soon after he got up at 6 More Tests Due Doctors will give him further aeart and psychiatric tests be fore he leaves for Baton Before he went to bed Thurs day two men brought up See Page 8 City Officials Brooding Over Spy System9 July 3 UP City officials brooded today over discovery of a elaborate elec tronic spy system that reported oingson in 17 city and county offices including the police commissions conference to the desk of Madisons recent y fired chief of They were not only over the principle of the but the Engineers igured the hidden microphone wired to a control panel n the office of exChief Bruce cost about Alderman William Sacht who was president of the city council in 1957 when the nstallation was paid said that Weatherly must have In cluded the cost in the regular police communications expense wthout our Mayor Ivan Nestingen told he fire and police commission Thursday about discovery of listening device last while misconduct charges in volving another matter were pending against The Nestingen has been Weatherly was fired by the commission after an extended hearing last week Circuit Court upheld the Weatherly was cited after his squad car was involved in a collision after he had taken his See SPY Page 9 Bethlehem To Close Corsicana Plant Auto Insurance Rates Cut LOCAL ATTRACTIONS ARE PLENTIFUL FOR FOURTH Local activities are expected to keep most Corsicanans home this July Fourth Business houses and govern mental state and will be closed Only law enforcement offices will remain along with a very few scattered Former residents who return for the homecoming activities will find rodeos and boat races in The weekend schedule of events is as follows rodeo parade in downtown area 8 rodec at Fair homecom ing parade in downtown area Brooks Attacks AEC Attitude On Gull Waste July 3 Jack Brooks said today the Atomic Energy Com mission is being highhanded and legalistic in its dealings with Texans protesting the proposed dumping of lowlevel atomic waste material in the Gulf of Pending before the commis sion is the application of a Houston company for a permit drop such materials from lospitals and laboratories into the Gulf 180 miles south of The water there Is feet A commission af ter hearings at recom mended issuing a dumping per mit to Industrial Waste Disposal of A number of Texas county officials and sportsmens organizations have sent protests to The AEC has sent me a mem orandum six pages long explain See Page 8 Rudy York New Red Sox Boss July Mike Boston Red Sox resigned it was announced at the teams head quarters Rudy a Red Sox coach and former first baseman with Boston American League was named an interim The announcement was marie jy Red Sox public relations di rector Jack He said he had received word rom where the team Is that Higgins re The announcement in Baltimore was made by Red 3ox general manager Stanley Bucky 12 noon homecoming lunch a fair grounds boa races at Lake Halberl 8 rodeo and crowning of home coming queen at Fair Grounds Corsicana Kiwanis club wil present the motor boat races an annual Fourth of July treat the Central Texas Quarterhorsi association will bring the rodec in conjunction with the home which is under the di rectlon of John Mahoney o Some of the Central associations top in eluding the 1958 CRA calf rop ing Moss o will vie for top money in the In addition the 105S CRA calf rop ing Herman Back See Page 8 Kozlov Dashes Berlin Hopes As Tour Opens July 3 UPI Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol Kozlov headei for California today after dash ing hopes he would help cracl the Big Four deadlock ove The Soviet official left at aboard a commercla airliner for the nex stop on his His two days of private talk and public oratory disclose that Russias position on Ber lin and other critical EastWes issues is tough as Kozlov and his party slop a Sacramento on the next leg o a 10day flying swing arouiu the He is expected to continue his campaign to sel peaceful coexistence on Rus sion Tho 51yearold official made it clear during his Washington visit that Russia wants the See Page 8 University Park Cuts Tax Rate July 3 A 10 cent cut in the University Park city tax the third reduc tion in five will go into effect this City Secretary Ralph Ham man said this level will allow city to meet its expected budget of The new will be compared to n I dont know of any other city in Texas that has been able to reduce the tax Ham man He pointed to the Dal as tax rate of which is almost certain to be Dal las surrounds University slamming Benjamin Crummett was caught in a real squeeze both vehicles into a parked Crummett was in when cement truck traveling unhurt except for AP Wirephoto Decreased automobile insur ance rates becoming effective August 1 statewide as announc ed by the State Board of In surance will result in a prem ium cut ot approximately 14 per cent for Corsicana and Navarro county insured The rate reductions were an nounced Thursday from Austin by Chairman Penn An Associated Press dispatch advised that the new rates were expected to be in the hands Friday today of local insur ance but at midmorn ing no agency that was known of had received them by mail from the State Board of In A local in terviewed about the rate chang es announced from Austin said this county is included In those designated central counties which will receive the drop of approximately 14 per An example listed by the AP for Hunt county is applicable here since this county has the same rates as Hunt the local agent The example listed this rate change Passenger car rates for 1A drivers family car with no male driver under age bodily liability now and property liability now for a total of premium becomes See Page 8 Peoples Court Latest Threat Against Tibet July munist China today raised the possibility that the dreaded peoples court would be estab lished in rebellious Tibet to bring he people to At the same time it disclosed a sweeping land reform program in Tibet which would take land away from even the sacred monasteries and distribute it to the broad The peoples courts were used by the Communists to get rid of landlords and other reac tionaries when they took over the mainland from the National Tens of thousands of persons died at hands of the courts be fore the Communists consolidat ed their Some American estimates put the toll of the courts in the Suspects were denounced at luge rallies and convicted by he shouted condemnation of Jie excited crowd without trial and without Often they were executed on the First hint that such courts would be established in Tibet ame from the Communist sponsored Panchen rever ed in Tibet second only to the ixiled Dala The Commun sts installed the Lama See Page 8 Rumors that the Bethlehem Steel supply Corsicana plant is likely to be closed down within the near future were verified Friday morning by vice president of the Bethlehem Steel supply in according to The Associated Lowell local plant man was reported out of town Thursday night and Friday and could not be reached for com The Associated Press quoted Zimmerman as saying that Bethlehem decided this week to get out of the business of manufacturing oil field drilling This decision af fects only one plant the one at Zimmerman stated that the plants oil field drilling rig line is being taken over by Continental Emsco Supply Com leaving only the manufac ture of utility pumps which also may be In The Associated Press Continental Em sco President Fred Mayer said See Page 8 Steel Contract Talks Recessed Until Monday NEW 3 UPD Steel negotiators after meeting for an hour re cessed until Monday After the joint session of the two fourman bargaining teams of labor and nei ther side talked to David president of the United Steel workers union and Conrad Industry chief sent a formal statement to the press The statement said We are conscious that the extra time for bargaining re sulting from the twoweek ex tension is fast running We have now been bargain ing for two full The past with its problems at tendant to implementing the has been exceedingly We both believe that the See Page 2 Probers Berate Tyler Police July 3 Smith County grand jurors levelled sharp criticism at Tyler police A report delivered to Judge Otis Dunagan by grand jury foreman Earl White declared the city police department was extremely burdened with dis sension and particularly at the executive an oil company execu tive is a former FBI Police Chief Duncan Butler had no 45 MILLION CABS MOVING New Record Of 350 Killed Spurs AllOut Efforts From Sun Services The vanguard of an estimated 45 million cars carrying holiday bent vacationists took to the nations highways today for the fourth of July State and local warned by the National Safety Council that motorists may set a new death toll record for a twoday Independence day mobilized to crack down on careless National Muster Traffic safety officials across the nation mustered all their strength and ingenuity today to keep motorists from killing themselves and others over tho The Safety Council predicted that 45 million cars would take to the highways and travel nlno billion miles during the week If the travel Is as heavy as ex it the traffic death toll from 6 Friday to mid night Sunday could reach with persons suffering disabling rnst Records The record for a twoday July 4 holiday was 271 traffic fatali counted In The all time toll for any twoday holi day weekend was 392 at Christ mas of Ths traffic toUfor the threeday July 4 weekend last year was outlawed In most See Page 9 Hunt County To Use Helicopter Over Traffic July 3 UP A birds eye view is promised Highway Patrolmen in Hunt when they watch the busy roads over the July 4 A helicopter will join patrol cars to add a new dimension to traffic law Patrol Slaughter said this is probably the first time air craft has been used In Texas for traffic patrol National Guard Joe a Greenville Highway Patrolman in civilian Is pilot of the Flying with him is Slaughter In ground contact with Highway Patrol and other Hunt County traffic control Arrangements for the Nation al Guard helicopter were made through the state adjutant gen Maj Tho helicopter patrol is only a part of the allout effort being made by Hunt County to get through the long weekend with out a traffic Signs have been erected at all highway entrances Into tho warning motorists that a well organized safety patrol See Pentagon Loss In Millions July 3 equipment valued at more than 30 million dollars was pronounced a total oss today as workmen slogged through the wreckage left by Thursdays gon spectacular Penta Structural damage costing ad ditlonal millions and the possi ble loss of some Irreplaceable secret documents were expect ed to be added to the fires The electronics equipment was owned by International Bus ness Machines IBM which leased it to the Air Force at a The Ait Force said IBM assumed the en Ire loss on the A spokesman said he understood the machines were at least part y covered by The fivealarm blaze that swept through a supersecret basement hideaway in the worlds largest office building Thursday was believed to have een started by an electrical perhaps a It buckled concrete lurst water and destroy id the tightlyguarded electron c equipment In the supposedly ireproof military nerve Three hundred firemen fought the blaze that smoldered through walls and ceilings for more than three hours before being brought under Fifty firemen and guards were overcome by As officials studied ways to prsvent similar a crew of 75 to 100 workmen from the general services adminis tration had worked their way through the basement mopping up the The electronic equipment writ ten off aa worthless consisted mainly of computers and data processing machines belonging to the International Business Machine It had been leas ed to the secret Air Force Stat istical Christian assistant executive director of the statistical said IBM officials had examined the char red machines and told the Air Force to send them to the Madison added that of magnetic tapes containing In formation for the data process ing machines less than 100 were saved or The treated with ace had contributed an acrid odor to the billowing smoke that spread damage through a Pen tagon area equal to about four city By punch cards lor the computers were packed so tightly in boxes that they were barely singed by the Allot these were believed The blaze was confined to a small square the Pentagons total although smoke poured through an area equal to about four city Structural damage was esti mated at from de pending on who was This was on top of the 000 loss of and equipment in the Air Forces hushhush statistical Tho fivealarm fire burned out of control from about 11 to 2 By about five hours after See Page 8 THAT SECOND PRIZE July 3 UPI The Dallas Chamber ot Com merce has announced that the winner of KB membership drlva will receive a weekend In Mon The second prlzs winner will receive a weekend in Monterrey with bis I
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.