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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - August 10, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Generally fair through Tuesday with no important temp erature Thermometer Readings 8 10 11 I 12 1 I 3 81 85 88 89 90 91 Complete Weather Report on Market flHojnMlUgMly SmundStmWMlUy Morning tijhtjf LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW 10 sharp governments Cotton Lower liquidation and CHICAGO higher scat tered lower light with fully steady top steers steady to strong top 55 SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS Caribbean Tensions Probe TO BE REMODELED FOR MOTION PICTURES Carelgean Miss may be pretty as a but shes not pretty enough for motion A runnerup in the Miss United States she returned to Dallas telling of a 7year contract with the Columbia Pictures and the renovations that must accompany She said The studio people dont like my hair and and they said my Texas drawl has to But theyre paying me a so I guess Ill let em fix me AP Wirephoto Faubus Chills Session Rumors LITTLE 9 Orval Faubus today cooled rumors a special legislative session to deal with integration of Little Rock high And at near Pine 40 miles southeast of antiintegration posters The Dollarway school district at Dewdrop has been ordered to admit three negroes to a white high Faubus talked to newsmen after appearing on a local tele vision program concerning state He said he still had tenta tive plans to call a special ses sion dealing with industrial fi J E1OT tf oH Collectors Suspended By Fund Shortage ROCK 10 Operators of the Cen tennial bridge over the Missis sippi River between Rock Island and have su spended all 13 toll after disclosing a shortage in toll funds up to Acting on information supplied by state authorities and the the bridge commission Sunday suspended the City policemen took over their Jobs in the Bernard Rock Island county states said he will seek indictments Tuesday from the federal grand jury meeting at Moran said that neither the bridge William See Page 10 nancing within one to nine The governor had no eom ment on a new court action aimed i at making the Little Robk school Board pupilplacement law and admi to white high all ne groes who live in the schools attendance Attorneys foi the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have filed the motion in district It askec that the board be restrained from using the placement law Under the the board as See LITTLE Page 10 40 NonTibetans Flee Into India NEW 10 JP Prime Minister Nehru told the Indian Parliament to day that 40 persons of non Tibetan origin are among the thousands who have fled inti India from Answering questions in Parlia Nehru did not confirm reports that the 40 are deserters from the Communist Chines He said they are being and so far the gov eminent has not decided whether to grant them poiitica Nehru reported that Tibetans are still fleeing into India t escape Communist rule In their He said a group about 300 crossed into India In said re fugees fled from Tibet into India between the unsuccessfu uprising against the Commun ists in Macch and the end o Sir Ike Sets Up Gettysburg Hotel Office MOVE HINTS LONGER FARM STAY SLATED Adenauer First On Agenda For European Trip 10 President Eisenhower set up business headquarters in Hotel Gettysburg today for his semivacation stay out of Wash The move took Gettysburg by With one exception he five weeks he spent at his farm home recuperating from his heart attack In 1955 the president has operated at the farm whenever he was In 1955 Eisenhower used an office in the post office Second Surprise This was the second unexpect ed move of the current Eisen hower Sunday it was announced that he will move up his departure for Europe by one day to visit Bonn for a conference with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer before going on to London and Paris for talks with other Western An apparent purpose of that change is reassure Adenauer that West Germany will not be left in the lurch by Elsenhowers forthcoming talks with Soviet Premier Nikita Eisenhower will see Adenauer See Page 9 Super Value Days Program Starts Tuesday Corsicana stores will send out special invitations in the form of specially priced merchandise in the first of a new monthly series of Corsicana Super Value Days Tuesday and More than 20 stores will par ticipate in this first of the series of special promotional days which will be continued for at least six months on the second Tuesday and Wednesday of every The super value days program is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce Retail Trade com It is designed to build good will for Corsicana as the trading center of a multicounty James chairman of the subcommittee In charge of the cooperative sale participating stores will offer real merchandise values to the shopping and the pro gram will not be used as a means of clearing out old mer Each store participating In the program may avail them selves of a newspaper adver tising cut created especially for calling attention to the coopera tive promotional Franks said Monday that al local stores are Invited to join in the movement to publicize Corsicana as a town where area shoppers can find wide selec tions of choice merchandise at reasonable Gasoline Tax Hike Again Rejected Bigger Cotton Crop Estimated Now Aug 10 OT The Agriculture Departments first forecast of the year put cotton crop today at 000 The Texas crop was estimat ed at an average of 362 pounds to the acre on acreage planted to This is bales more than last years crop of 000 It compares also with the tenyear 194857 average of Cotton is being grown under a new federal program design ed to open up broader markets ee Page 10 Texas Leaders To Hold Meet On Integration meeting of law civic and government leaders from throughout the state will be held here Tuesday to con sider possible problems arising from school The oneday conference was called by the Dallas Police Approximately persons are expected to attend the two main Police delegations are expedit from Fort San An tonio and In addition to fire de partment and city council offi cials on all suburban Dallas County invitations have been extended to all federal and state police parent teachers and civic and service More than 100 Texas school districts voluntarily integrated without large groups of prosegregationists prevented integration of public schools at Mansfield and a jun ior college at At Beaumont pickets protested un successfully the integration of Lamar Technological Dallas and Houston are under federal court order to integrate but no dates have been VIOLENCE TOPS TRAFFIC AS MAIN WEEKEND KILLER By The Associated Press Shootings and traffic mishaps for the lead in the list of Texas killers last At east 21 persons died Reports for the period from 6 Friday to midnight Sun day listed 10 persons shot to death and eight killed in Deaths included William 34year old Sheppard AFB staff ser died when riddled with 12 bullets in what police called a thunderstorm of bullets Sun day night in A 29year old Dallas man was Floyd of Sulphur Springs was killed Saturday when hit in the chest by part of Doomed Woman Granted Stay 10 Ernest Vandiver today ordered of execution for Donovan Lyles a 60day stay Anjette former Macon restaurant opera tor sentenced to die for the poison slaying of her 9yearold The stay was granted to pro vide time for the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to considei a plea for commutation of her death for recently fixed ftecord Flood Hit Formosa Chairman William Kimbrough said the board has set a hear ing on1 her plea for a cream separator at the North Texas Producers plant Beverley 18 was killed by a delivery truck at Odessa Robert Earl a negro was shot to death ac cidentally Saturday by a 12 auge shotgun held by a 7year old Six Injured In 4Car Pileup On Highway 31 East A fourcar auto accident miles east of Corsicana on State Highway 31 early Sunday night sent persons to Hospital None of the vic tims were critically how Injured were Chester and his 48yearold both of Kerens Vanlta Cor sicana Virginia Corsicana and Rufus of All are All were dismissed after first aid except Virginia who had both legs broken and Vanita who had Injuries to her hands and but whose condition was described See ACCIDENTTpage 10 Wide Explorer Orbit Bonus 10 Explorer VI is cutting a wider thanexpected swath through Scientists said the extended orbit was a bonus They announced these statistics on Americas newest satellite miles at Its est 157 miles at its Original estimates on the maxi mum and minimum altitudes were and 160 miles in each sweep around the miles an hour at lowest miles an hour at peak distance from 45 minutes per The 142pound satellite was launched Friday at Cape Canav See TEXAS Page 8 Longs Latest Special Session Opens Monday BATON 10 UP Unenthusiastic legislators drifted Into town today for Earl Longs special session in which anything could hap The 63yearold governor set 5 for the start of the 12 day Many opposed to the session so Boon before their campaigns forthe December Dimoaratlo said they Bays nothing pressing on the such as one bill to prevent airlines from firing hostesses who who spent a strenuous weekend campaigning for first mentioned possibility of the session after he was hustled off to a Galves mental hospital on May 30 after outbursts of pro fanity during the regular ses After he engineered his re lease from the Southeast Lou isiana State mental Hospital late In there were reports he would have four bills in his call for the The list Hoover Doubts Khrushchev To Promote Peace NEW 10 Herbert says Nikita Khrushchev could bring with him to the United States he greatest gift mankind has received In years But this is unlikely to be the of this the former president He could interpret his oft repeated statement as to peace ful Hoover said as eliminating all In ternational all warn all and all con spiracles against free Such a said could win the Soviet Premier immortality among the leaders of all he the possibility that such the tactics of the Communists may but their determi nation to dominate the world Hoover appeared on Meel The Press over re the grew draft constantly and listed 21 the final including one to make It more difficult to See Page 10 Goldfine Due Chance To Talk 10 P investigators announc ed plans today to give Boston industrialist Bernard Goldfine another chance to answer ques tions he refused to answer last Chairman Oren Harris D of the House Legislative Oversight subcommittee told re porters Goldfine will be recall ed before the subcommittee al the earliest practical No date for the hearing has been Harris because our staff has some preliminary work to do but they have been directed to make 10 The death toll from the centurys worst floods on this Nationalist Chinese Island rose today to 773 by official Another 241 persons were listed as The official casualty list also reported injured and 173 The floods destroy ed houses and damaged the government re Most of the damage occurred in isolated communities hit by flash floods that followed the islands heaviest rains in 62 The torrential rains fell Fri day as typhoon Ellen bore down on Japan after bypassing north ern Formosa earlier In the But local weathermen said the rains on Formosa resulted from a storm in the south China not from the capital and home of most Americans stationed on the Nationalist suffered fettle from the Some low streets were flooded Fri TJay but there was little A spokesman for the command on Formosa said there were no reports of American Elsewhere the floods wreak ed sweeping away railway beds and telephone and power The islands main northsouth highway and railroad were im pasable for 70 or 80 In the central Formosan town of 75 persons died and 750 houses were washed Nearly 24 12 inches of rain fell in 36 hours in and water stood six feet deep in At Changhua seven feet of water covered the railway sta Five hamlets with a total of inhabitants were maroon ed near Troops rescued about villagers with boats and rubber President Chiang KaiShek told the army to give all poss ible help to the flood victims instructed the cabinet to get a relief program under way im Chow governor of made an inspection flight over the strick en and rice supplies were rushed to the flood The government estimated there was enough food on hand to cope with the crisis and threatened severe punishment for anyone boosting food Food Commissioner Ll expressed hope that the crops might be saved if the waters recede Despite the threats and ap peals to business prices of fruits and meats rose in which normally gets much of such foods from south and central Newspaper estimates of the damage ranged from 12 12 to 20 million Damage to rice and sugar cane fields was The flood waters were reced ing in some but many communities were still cut More than students and the faculty of the Christian Tunghai in the sub urbs of were maroon Air drops of food were plan ned to Some 500 pass engers were stranded on a train near An emergency delivery of food was planned for them There was some flood damage to installations and equip ment in the Tainan area of southren But officials said it was not too Leander senior Army commander in For lent two helicopters and See Page 9 10 UP The House Ways and Means Committee today rejected for the second time an increase in the federal gasoline tax to keep the Interstate highway program from coming to a halt for lack of With the financing deadlock still the committee scheduled another effort Tues Khrushchev would make a move Is remote because See 10 Judge Sewell In Waxahachie For Rail Case James judge of the 13lh Judicial returned to Waxahachie Monday morn ing to preside at a hearing in volving the City of Ennis and the Texas and New Orleans Judge Sewell has presided at previous hearings involving a dispute between the two parties He agreed to sit on the bench when Stout of Waxaha judge of the 40th Judicial disqualified The dispute has created im mense interest among the peo pie of Ellis county and especial ly those of Ennis claims that the rail road Is breaking a contract dating back to 1890 in moving offices and personnel to other It is asking the court to permanently enjoin the rail road company to abide by the original It earlier ask ed Attorney General Will WI1 son to revoke the charter of the railroad company unless the railroad abides by the terms o the contract under the state It is reported that the origina contract was entered into in 1890 between the City of Ennis and the Houston and Texas Central Railroad pre deccssor of the and the highway fin day to solve ancing By a reported 158 the committee turned down a pro posal by John Byrnes to boost the motor fuel tax from three to four cents a gallon for the remaining 21 months of the next two fiscal years which end June On this It was reported that 12 of 15 committee Demo crats and 3 of the 10 Republi cans voted against the tax in Two members were ab The eight votes for the tax represented a gain of two votes over the maxi mum given any of the tax pro first considered two weeks The proposed onecent tax boost it was would permit apportionment to the See Page 10 Texas Is Not Trimming Any Road Programs 10 crisis in financing federal aid highway projects in Texas could de velop and shut down future con tract letting In state highway engineer Greer said But the Texas Highway Com Greer is proceed ing on confidence that some thing will be done by Congress to avert such ari economic As of today and this hour we are proceeding as usual on the premise that Congress 1 going to to something to pump new money Into the federa highway trust Greer said That could change In a matter of but we are hoping for the Texas did not join 25 other states which came to a stand still by not scheduling any fed oral aid highway work in ad See Page 9 Senators Lock On Civil Rights 10 The Senate Judiciary Committe failed again today to break its logjam on the civil rights issue but plnnned another try late In the The meeting behlm closed cleared the roonr of staff aides in a move design cd to induce some sort of on the table approach to I They said this not yet produced a speck o HERTER FOR CANDID LOOK AT TROUBLES Secretary Will Stay For Full OAS Conference 10 UP Secretary of State Christian Herter left today for a meet ng of foreign ministers of the American republics In uggesting they make a candid txamination of Caribbean po itical It was these tensions that brought about the extraordinary conference In Santiago starting The ministers will seek ways to calm the constant y bubbling Finns Chagcd Shortly before his jet airliner eft national airport for an over light stop in Puerto the State Department said Herter will remain In Santiago for the duration of the ministers meet This was In contrast to earlier reports that Herter would stay there only two or hree There was no Indication how ong the ministers will meet in heir efforts to deal with the touchy problems they are No New Program State Department officials In sisted the United States is not carrying any new prograra to the However fhere have been creasing signs tbjfjVijJfio United States will emjhaBlze Its posi tion favoring Pempcratlo Bee Page 10 Castro Leaders Claim Invasion Plot Is Smashed 10 UP lubans looked today to Prime Minister Fidel Castro to clear up the welter of rumors of arm ed Invasion and domestic con spiracy that attended sweeping arrests over the While a government blackout obscured many Havana newspapers said Castro will re port to the nation by radio and TV at an opportune They didnt say when that might An official source said Sunday up to 200 men civilians and regular army men had been arrested to smash a military plot against Castros revolution ary Today the newspaper Revolu which frequently sparks for that said possibly more than persons were detailed In connection with the counterrevolutionary con It reported they in cluded several largo These were not Both Revolution and El Crinol denied without attribution re ports of abortive sea and air strakes at the Isle of off Cubas southwest Military sources said most of the persons detained are held See Page 10 ORBITS OF SATELLITES Diagram shows routes of five artificial moons and Russian Sputnik III now In orbit around the earth Ex plorer launched from Cape takes six times longer than other satellites to travel once around the earth with its time of 12 12 hours per orbit it zooms out to a distance of and then comes to within 152 miles of the For Russias Sputnik III launched May takes an hour and 4C going out miles from earth and coming within 135 AP Wirephoto Chart Few Voting Boxes Urged A recommendation to con solidate some of the countys smaller voting boxes was made the commissioners court at the regular meeting Monday A delegation composed of Lewis Gladney and Foley Wynn presented heir recommendations to the David is the county demo cratic chairman Gladney rep resented Ward 5 and a Ward 1 In the Make Study In their report to the David and Gladney said a study nad been made of each voting DOX and that the number of votes cast In the last election and the expenses of the in dividual boxes were It was pointed out that the county Is going to considerable expense to keep some of the boxes operating and that In their the number of votes cast in some of the boxes did not justify their existence It was admitted that con solidation of some of the smaller boxes would meet opposition from some residents as David put The precincts were formed In horseand buggy The voters have better transportation facilities than they did he It was pointed out that the proposed consolidations would not affect the commissioners All voters would con tinue to cast their ballots In the same commissioner Urge Iuy liaise The delegation also reconv mended that the pay of election officials be raised from to a higher possibly per the Qualified persona to hold clec tlons are getting harder to find all the David Ho said some election holders were dissatisfied because the City of Corsicana pays Its election of ficials per hour for eight hours and that holdera In the county boxes get only for 12 Wynn said he joined In the aforementioned recom mendations but also asked the court to exert its Influence In the reported proposed division of Ward 1 Into two voting or two Wynn said he had been in formed that the city con templates dividing the ward into two Ward 1 and Ward 6 He said the proposal was meet ing opposition In Ward 1 be cause the ward Is already the smallest in the Seek HOIK A twoman tfcSpadden and Marshall appeared in behalf of a movement to acquire a farmto market road which would ex pend from FR 918 to Highway 31 in the vicinity of the pre sented a petition containing 32 signatures asking that the court assist In getting the fivemile stretch of road It was re ported that 14 families live on Lhe unpaved stretch of You can rest assured that the commissioners court will help you In every way It County Judge Kenneth Douglas told In other action the court au thorized the judge to sign a re lease freeing the Daniel and McGraw Contracting company from further obligation when a payment comes from an in surance It was ex plained that a vehicle owned by the company damaged a bridge In the precinct of Samme Saun ders of FrostBlooming The court also approved bills from the general arid road and bridge recessing until 1   

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