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   Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - October 31, 1959, Corsicana, Texas                                HAVE YOU MAD YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY CHEST THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Mostly cloudy through Sunday scattered showers and thundevshowers this afternoon and tonight cooler tonight and Thermometer 81 9 I 10 11 12 I II 2 65 I 65 I 67 I 68 I 69 I 70 71 Complete Weather Report on Market the lidht LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Market Are Closed on 126 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ITS THAT TIME OF YEAR young Punkin Patch Beth perches on a big pumpkin near as she carves a jackolantern for Beth will be observing her eighth Halloween Saturday AP Wirephoto Daylong Navarro Junior Col lege Homecoming celebration was started Saturday with a coffee in the college cafeteria at A downtown1 parade was scheduled at as other early highlights of the oc casion were A banquet business session will be held In the Navarro Hotel Cactus Room at at which the ExStudent of the award wjH beannounced to guide the associa tion will be elected from a slate of candidates at the business Closing out the annual occa sion will be the 8 football contest between Navarro and Ranger Junior This is an important Texas Conference outing for each and win Is vital in order to stay in the race lor the conference comm A riproaring pep rally for the game was held in the Navarro gym Friday The parade through the down town area bounded by Main and Beaton streets was to start at In the parade were Homecoming Queen scheduled to ride in Also to march Jn the parade were the Navarro Junior College the Cortfcana School Collins and Drahe Junior High the Blooming Grove Girls Drill Team and Frost High School Drill Ted president of the exstudents was to ride in the lead car of the along with several other the 17 nominees decorated DEATHS RE BLAMED ON WEATHER More Moisture Is Anticipated During Weekend Rice led Navarro county re porting points for precipita tion for the twoday period ending Saturday at 7 with The rainfall interfered with the finishing of the cotton harvest and road but will benefit fall Rardens and Other rain reports were Cor slcana Kerens 60 Emhouse one inch Bichlantl Frost Dawson one and Blooming By The Associated Press Cloudbursts measuring up to inches caused some flood ing in and near Houston Sat urday as a wet norther inched deeper into Rain which splattered all sec tions of Texas slickened high ways and contributed to nine traffic deaths in two Parts of sprawling Houston got up to seven inches of rain and several houses in the south west part of the city were flood Brays and Kegans Bayous ran brink full and Army Engi neers prepared a temporary dam on Kegans to ease the threat of serious Twenty miles unofficial Inches of rain drenched the See Page 5 Khrushchev Urges Quick Conference See NJC Page 8 Freak Wealher Causes Heavy Damage Toial MEXICO threats of hunger and disease hung over thousands of survivors in the hurricane and floodstricken Mexican States of Colima and Jalisco Officials feared the final death count from Tuesdays giant storm and the floods that followed may reach More than 500 bodies already have been Large of the disaster area are still High waters blocked roads to many outlying villages and residents had to depend on air drops by light planes and helicopters for food and medical Tent villages were hastily thrown up to take care of the injured and homeless in the two hardest hit the Pacific port of Manzanillo and the mining town of Javier De la an of ficial of the Federal Health estimated that at least 800 of Minatitlans resi dents were A large part of the located 24 miles northwest of the state capital of was buried under mountain The village of La Parota near Minatitlan reportedly was wip ed out by flood waters and 50 of the 51 inhabitants Officials said nearly 300 bodies had been counted in where an estimated 60 per cent of the homes were crushed by the The port city has a population of Medical teams innoculated long lines of Manzanillo resi dents for tetanus and They gave vaccine injections to many others who had been stung by Thousands See Page 5 1 v A freakish outburst of violent subsided across the West today while officials figured up damages which will run into millions of At least three people were dead and 10 were hurt after vio lent windstorms Friday slashed across Northern Utah and Southern California and flash floods drenched sections of cen tral An icy sheet of snow covered the eastern slopes of the Rockies and parts of the Western Plains Two children drowned in flash floods described as the worst to hit central Arizona since The snowstorm left 6 to 15 12 inches of snow in the eastern The tornadic winds In Utah howled off the Wasatch moun tain range and caused wide spread damage in a heavily populated region from Salt Lake City 75 miles north to Tremon on the UtahIdaho At least 10 people were hurt in Utah as winds of up to 92 miles per hour toppled uprooted trees and smashed thousands of A dozen 12to18ton truck and trailer See Page 9 The Cuban which al ready has slapped stiff new tax es on mineral moved against all foreign oil explora tion companies Friday night by sealing their office Agents from the ministry of public works entered the com panies office without They said the government is preparing to draft a new pe troleum law and wants all the technical information in the hands of the oil Prime Minister Fidel Castros cabinet passed a resolution pro viding for fines and prison sent ences for anyone hindering ac cess to the There was no indication whe ther the files would be seized later or only The surprise move left oil company executives wondering how it would affect their opera tions since they now have no access to Its hard to understand this said one Most of the material in our files on the exploration of Cuban oil lands already is duplicated in Cuban government offices American company represen tatives conferred with the Embassy on the Several foreign company exe cutives said they understood the government also planned to ex amine the files of Cuban explo ration Although Cuba consumes about barrels of oil it produces no more than 600 barrels of domestic Most of the oil is imported from Vene A number of Cana dian and British companies es tablished exploration divisions in Cuba in an effort to develop oil Spokesmen for several said they expected to shut down shortly because of increasing difficulties in Among files sealed Friday were those at the offices of Atlantic Refin Cuban Cuban Cuban California Stand ard Union and The government action came only a few days after the Revo lutionary cabinet announced a new law setting a 5 per cent tax on mineral plus a 25 per cent levy on minerals Representatives of several Find Afo Trace Missing Plane With 27 Aboard 31 twinengine air liner with 27 persons aboard dis appeared Friday night five min utes before it was to make a routine landing at this city in the foothills of the Blue Ridge By 1 EST searchers said It was obvious the Pied mont Airlines DC3 had gone down shortly after receiving landing Two Army and one Air Force a Piedmont plane and several private planes took off as the skies began clear All returned and reported no results in the A ground search party also reported negative Several hundred searchers plod ded through muck nnd dripping underbrush trying to find a trace of the An earlier that what might be the was spotted onnear by Piney Mountain was declar ed Stafe police and Civil Air Pat rol spokesmen said something was spotted on the but that it was not the missing A fog and mist ham pered search from the The en route from See Page 5 Letting Butane In Water Lines Causes Terror 31 A plumbers error plunged town of persons into ht of e persons were injured in T explosions Friday night after butane gas gushed into the city water Mayor Harry Booth said the plumber got his lines mixed while working at a small negro cafe and hooked a gasline from a 250gallon tank onto a water Butane gas Is used for Tue cafe was the first to blow Jt was almost destroy ed r id a 5yearold negro Larry was A short while later Car olyn Eiland Kennedy started to brush her teeth at her fathers When she on the water gas fumes reached a pilot light on a heater In the and an explosion She and her Arthur were slightly The third explosion occurred at the home of Miss Elizabeth supervisor of lunch rooms for the county school She and a Miss See Page 9 31 UP Nikita Khrushchev said to day that President Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Mac milian agreed with him that here should be a summit con ference the sooner the In a major foreign policy speech before the rubberstamp Soviet Khrushchev made no direct reference to French President DeGaulles suggestion the conference be held off until But the Soviet leader predicted that his forthcoming visit to France would be useful for for Russia and for world Wearing a gray suit with his usual Khrushchev was wildly cheered in his 1 hour 41 minute speech covering the whole international Among the major points he made were Disarmament Is the most important problem of the pres ent day and its settlement de ponds whether there will be war See Page 8 FARM PRICES DROP AGAIN PAST MONTH 31 The agriculture department re ported today that prices of farm products declined nearly 1 23 per cent between midseptember and This decline put farm product prices at the lowest level since in comparison with the level of prices paid by farm ers for items used in production and family Primarily responsible for the decline wore lower prices for calves and Partially offsetting these de clines were price increases for tomatoes and The midOctober level was 6 per cent below a year The level of prices paid by farmers declined onethfrd of one per cent during the month leaving these prices about two thirds of one per cent above a year Farm prices as a whole aver aged 79 per cent of parity In midOctober the lowest since 1940 compared with See FARM Page 8 Mild Bronchitis l Lowry Martin Sun Dies Worth Mm Only Flaw In Decides To Be Ilkes Health Soviet Citizen t a j 20 yearold Texan strode into the American embassy slap ped down his passport on the consuls desk nnd said I have made up my Im He was Lee Harvey a former Marine of Fort who said he had applied for So viet The embassy urged him not to sign papers renouncing his American citizenship until he was sure the Soviet Union would accept Oswald is liv ing at the Metropole Hotel was not immediately available for comment on his Ho is the third American dur ing the past three months to apply for Soviet citizenship while visiting Nicholas Petrulll of Valley changed his See Page 5 Charge Lawyer Hired Naimers NEW 31 A 32yearold attorney has beaen charged with hiring three negroes to throw lye into his former girl friends Burton who lives in suburban Scarsdale and has law offices in the was arrested He denied the Linda a has been sightless in one eye since last June Miss who is opened the door of her Bronx apartment and found a negro man there who told her he had a present to He opened a cardboard re moved a glass and hurled lye in her 31 President Eisenhowers doctors today confirmed he has mild chronic bronchitis but said that otherwise he continues to main tain an excellent state of The physicians issued a medi cal bulletin shortly after Eisen hower checked out of Walter Reed Army Hopsital where he underwent his annual physical The 69yearold President told reporters in last week that he had developed chronic bronchitis during the last three Todays medical bulletin said regarding Eisenhowers head totoe examination at Walter Rend The results of these all inclusive studies shows that the President continues to maintain an excellent state of with the exception of a persistent mild White House Press Secretary James Hagerty told reporters in response to questions that the medical phrase could ba trans lated into chronic See Page 5 Plane Missile Test Success ELGIN AIR FORCE 31 A GAM77 Hound Dog airtosurface mis sile was launched from under the wing of a B52 Stratofortress Fri day night and made a success ful The selfguided the first for n Hound took it to a predetermined spot hundreds of miles off Floridas East The lone range missile was guided by Us selfcontained iner tlal autonavigatlon which the Air Force said was foolproof against radar Lowry business manager and coowner of the Sunbight Publishing outstanding civic and newspaper leader for more than a half died Saturday morning in the Navarro Clinic following a several months Funeral services will be held from the McCammon Chapel Sunday at 3 with burial in Oak wood The rites will be conducted by Floyd pastor of the First Methodist of which he was a longtime Pallbearers will be Boyce Maxwell James John James John Clem Wes ley all nephews Lynne Paul Dave Fred Wil son Griffin and Surviving are a and a number of nephews and other February in San See Page 5 Sam Jordan Dies Saturday Riles Sunday Sam native of former justiceof the died at his 902 North TwentySecond early Saturday morning follow ing an extended He had resided In Corsicana 43 including several years he temporarily made his home In Texas and was in the construction business before being elected his first term as justice of the peace in the He served several services will be held from the First Baptist church Sunday at 3 with burial in Oakwood The rites will be conducted by Rob ert Jordan had long been actively identified with the Baptist church and had been a deacon for many Surviving are two Irwin and Roland Texas City three Corsicana and Miss Fran ces six 12 groatgrand a Ben Jor Corfiicana four San Anto Gordon Mexla ARGUMENTS ARE SLATED FOR TUESDAY Mediation Chief Calls For Capital Talks On Monday Virgil and Robert ay Wer and other Pallbearers will be Guy Jack Hurley and Corlcy will 31 The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the unions appeal of a TaftHartley law injunction that would send tho striking steelworkers back to worn for 80 This means the 109dayold strike will continue at least un til next when the court makes its decision on whether to let the injunction The court set Tuesday for oral ar Union Triumph The high courts action Fri day was a triumph for the un which is attacking tho ba sic constitutionality of the TaftHartley strikeending pro This process has nev er had a review by the Supreme Court in its 12 years of exist The government contends the strike is affecting national health and It fought the unions request for a saying the constitutional argu ments are clearly without mer it and there is no need for further review by this Ninety per the APPelU Allowed If the supreme court da Community Chest goal was in clned to hear the caa6 lt hand Saturday and Campaign would have left standing the CoChairmen Haglo and ruling of a Philadelphia ap Herb Johnson issued a plea to poals court that tho injunction those citizens who have not yet is and The appeals made their contribution to get had upheld the original them in at the earliest of a Pittsburgh time so the drive can be closed LOWRY MARTIN CHEST GOAL STILL SHORT ON SATURDAY See Page 9 The monetary iota Saturday stood nt By the campaign looked like this Advance which Is per cent of its quota of largest in Special is 62 per cent of Employes Gifts which is per con which Auio Plants Are Stretching Steel Supply 31 Ford Moror Co Second largest ol the f r auto industrys big will quota in history of Leek to stretch dwindling General whichLtccl jnto December by per cent of IcutUng back on production and is Womens Gifts scheduling snort work which is per cent of Fords move came as General East Side which Motors fared the virtual end of represents the first report of an auto output next collection with no quota biggest of the auto has established for this laid off of its hourly rated and says thousands more will bo sent homn next week because of the steel Modification nf production schedules to extend production and employment at least into December as announced Friday The Western Big Four will anby The company said em nounce Sunday their plans for a ployes will be put on three ind prosummit The conferfourday weeks through Novem ence reportedly will he held Ford has hourly Summit Plans Due On Sunday 31 starting about White House press Secretary James Huperty said today an announcement of details regard ing the conference will be made Sunday nt The Western summit confer ence will bring together Presi dent French Presi dent British Prime Minister Harold Mncmtl lan nnd West Germanys Chan cellor Konrtid Original plans had been for Ford to run full fiveday weeks until about the middle of No vember and then cease produc Ford makes about half of its own steel at Its Rouge plant but certain kinds must be pur the third member of the industrys big has See Page 9 mining companies said the n m would virtually put any Defense From Bombers To pany out of business since it heaped on higher labor and oth er Would Force Workers Stay POMPANO converted B25 is un der guard here and the govern ment says it was used to drop leaflets on The plane was seized because its owners failed to get an ex port license for the said Area Director Joseph Fortier of the Customs This is the plane that drop ped the Fortier said If we werent we would not have seized Frank a former civil ian military advisor in said at that he piloted a plane which dropped antiCastro leaflets on Havana last Pompano about 40 miles north of appar ently was the takeoff point for the leaflet flight to See Page S To Close Morocco Bases WASHIIs 31 JP The powers apparently have practically completed a shift in European defense em phasis from bombers to mis Two developments make this clear The Lnited States has agreed to rlose down its four air bases ani one naval base in The United States has reached an agreement with Tu key to set up an inter rr aterange Jupiter missile base In that strategical ly located on Russias The issue of the American air bases in Moroccan soil has been politically explosive since the little North African kingdom gained Its Independence in The Moroccans have long wanted the American forces Friday the State De partment announced that plans for the withdrawal have been presented to the Moroccan prime Negotiations for the missile in which will off set the loss of the Moroccan have been under way for some Formal agreement was announced The abandonment of the air bases follows a change In strategy that began in Decem The Allied high command at that time decided to gradually shift emphasis from now becoming obsolete in the missile to rockets capable of carrying nuclear Two Jupiter bases are being set up in Four squadrons of the Thor missiles are being delivered to great The Pentagon Friday said it was cutting down the number of Europeanbound Thor squad rons from five to The four in Britain remained The fifth was to have gone to another But Franco and West Ger many have balked at having these missile bases established on their Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev has made pointed threats about countries that harbor Allied missile Greece also wan but nothing came of This probably was a factor In the cutting down of the number of Thor The bomber bases overseas cost many millions of dollars and in the postwar years were an essential part of the Allied But the medium range B47 bombers they were set up for are getting out of See Page fl PEBBLE 31 UP If the steel strikers are sent back to work by a TaftHartley injunction the government is determined to keep them there by legislation If says Secretary of Commerce Frederick The secretary disclosed this Administration stand to report ers after reviewing tho impact of the 109day with his Business Advisory Council In closed sessions here President David McDonald of the United Steelworkers has given notice if the union losefl its Supreme Court fight against issuance of the 80day his men will walk out again when the court order A midwinter resumption of the strike would so disrupt the Mueller that he was very sure President Eis enhower would recommend ac tion by The Secretary said he could not now predict what legisla tion Eisenhower might seek but it might be a Jaw forcing the parties to Manage ment and labor alike have long resisted compulsory arbitration of We simply cannot permit a resumption of the strike thats all that I can Muel ler He said he and the more than 100 top ranking industrialists who are conferring with him at tho luxurious Del Monte Lodge here would hato to KOO any legislation which would sub government compulsion for collective The industry leaders that an nonin flationary of tho strike is Mueller add and that thn disputants must contlnup bargaining In recogni tion that that public interest is Muoller said tho advisory council has informed him that the pipeline of steel products from mills to consumers is BO deleted that from now every of stpel production mentis a full days loss of output by the major steelusing indus Yet It was clear from private interviews with the corpora tion heads attending this meet ing and from Muellers own ac count that the great steelcon suming industries are not yet pressing the steel producers to yield to the unions Reporters buttonholed nearly a score of the industrialists without finding one who thought the steel maker should settle quickly by accepting tho terms on which the union and the Kalaer Steel agreed last These were typical answers received A paper producer At some point industry has to make a stand against inflationary Automobile executive like a quick but were not telling tb steel com panles what to Electrical equipment manufac turer We certainly are not pieasing the companies to set A glass company head Page 5   

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