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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - November 17, 1959, Corsicana, Texas r THE WEATHER cold this af ternoon and tonight with low tonight in lower 20s partly cloudy through Wednes day warmer Thermometer Readings 8 9 I 10 I 11 I 12 II 2 24 Complete 26 30 Weather 32 34 Report or 35 I 36 Uarket Sun and Morning tifthtj LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er general govern ments mill buy CHICAGO lower old crop months lower scat tered light to 15 cents lower top steers steady to weak top 140 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Cold Wave Sets Many New Records Macmillan Open Talks ATTEMPT TO CLEAR PATH FOR SUMMIT Little Warmth Shown German Republic Chief 17 OP hancellor Konrad Adenauer ar ved today for talks with Prime EARLY farmer near finds the going with what midwinter conditions prevailing in With the temperature an unofficial 15 degrees be low zero Schow begins his early morning chores which include Btoking a stock tank heater to keep the water from freezing AP Wirephoto Kidnaping Poker Game Climax 17 Police searched today for a Big Spring liquor store owner in a weird shooting and abduction climaxed a highstakes poker game Missing is Harold charged with assault with intent to murder Clyde Rhodes bf Mike Butler Is Commended On Qualifying Test Mike Corsicana high school has been cited for outstanding performance on the Merit Scholarship f qualifying test given last Principal Armis tead announced son of and 1437 West Fourth has received a formal letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship According to John Stal president of the Corpor letters of commendation are being awarded to some 000 students from over the United States who did not re ceive the status of semifinal ists in the 195960 merit pro but who are so outstand ing that we wish to single them out for special The commended group is among the high schoo juniors from schools who took the NMSQT last The a threehour examination covering five sep arate areas educational de was the first step the 195960 merit program be climaxed about May 1 in to with the announcement of the merit All the commended students have been urged to attend col He and two other principal n the case have disappeared The only persons held are th vdunded Rhodes and Oma of Texas who claims Letcher abductei i Here is tfie way Detectiv Isidro Trevino pieced th case together from talking wit Rhodes and from evidence let n the motel room where th shooting took place Rhodes and a ma dentified by Rhodes and matei al in his handbag as H Roswell rental propert held an allday poke ame in the Rhodes said to was in the Police foun See Page 9 Houston Ship Channel Open 17 50mile Houston ship chann was open to traffic today fo he first time since the Amoc Virginia burned early 8 The crippled oil tanker wa towed down the channel Mon day to the Todd Shipyards Some 24 ships began leavin the As the outbound traff cleared the the first about 40 inbound vessels bega their journeys upstream afte anchoring near Bolivar Roads Galveston There are about 40 ship waiting to come in and doc space for only said the port It going to take a few Gasoline leaking from th wrecked tanker had posed threat to channel traffic aft the 18hour fire was extlnguis causing the eightday shu Eight died in the ftftftftftftftftft Soil Bank Checks May Top Million linister agging to disperse misunderstandings be Knockout Blow To Labor Rackets Readied veeri West Germany and Brit In three days of consultations lacmillan and Adenauer hope o coordinate foreign policies anticipation of an EastWes1 ummit conference next spring r Met At Station Macmillan went from a Cabi iet meeting to Londons Victoria itation where he shook hands nd chatted with the 83yearolc West German A crowd of 300 inside the sta ion and along the streets vltnessed the arrival with ew cheers but no evidence o eal Adenauer came to Britain vith a minimum of A lue and white airliner brough to Gatwick 30 niles outside There he xchanged greetings with John Minister of State fo Foreign and reviewed guard of Then his party went by train o Victoria Concessions Needed Considerable give and take will be necessary to completely See Page 5 Tupelo Mayor Warns Citizens Alter Attacks 17 UP Residents of aroused ty hree stabbings of white men by were warned today by Mayor James Ballard not to ake action This northeastern Mississippi city already was under an 11 curfew ordered by Police Chief Robert The latest 20yearold Don was reported in serious After surgery late Monday night physicians said his chances for recovery were Seven negroes were picked Five were released after estab lishing Monaghan said the other two were drunk when arrested and I wouldnl say we are holding them for any other Alonzo and Andy were slashed Sunday They said three negroes attacked them within an hour Morris was attacked by one negro Monday night as he walk ed along a street near the bus ness He told hospital at tendents the man leaped from the grabbed him around the neck and stabbec him in the There was no attempt at Navarro county has been ini tially alloted on more han 218 farms in the conserva ion reserve soil bank pro Will County ASC office said this brings the total for 1960 to at least payments since the coun ty records show that drafts recently were issued for a total of in 1959 CR annual payments or about 91 per cent paid which will be carried over again in The new allocations cover more than This is considerably less than the requests of almost on 320 farms covering approxi mately Allocations were made on the competitive bid The con tracts will start in According to about 400 requests for establishment of payment rates were Jones said that should any of the farms Included in the ori ginal group not qualify for a the funds will be avail able for the farm next in Competitive priority rating was established for all farms offering land for Those producers with appll i i vailable for contracts will be otified when the contract is eady for Jones YHCA Officers Warned Monday New officers for the board ot irectors of the YMCA vere elected for the coming year n a session of the board held vlonday at the Navarro Hotel was elected iresident succeeding R in turn ook over the vice presidencj ormerly held by Other officers of the board both of whom were reelected are June and Effective the first meeting date in sevet members of the board will b replaced by seven new members n keeping with a provision o Under the pro these seven must be of he board for one year before they can be All seven of the new member have not yet been ascertained Their names wrll be announcee prior to the new Morris assailant the escaped in News of the stabbing spread See Page 8 Force Main Cuba Land Policy By HAROLD MILKS 17 takeover of Cuban and foreign owned ranch and farm proper ty by Fidel Castros forces ap pears more and more to be fol lowing only one law of Although the sweeping Agrar ian reform law adopted by Cas tros revolutionary cabinet last May gives his representatives power to seize big the governments agents are taking over equipment and livestock as Estimates of the amount of land seized now reach into the millions of Most of it so far is in cattlerich Camaguey and Oriente and in Del where most of Cubas fine tobacco is Most sugar estates are being 45eft alone for the so as not to reduce the next har Cuban lawyers representing the landowners say appeals to points of law with agents of the governments powerful Institute of Agrarian Reform INRA fre quently bring the reply what law We are the Files of the United States Embassy here are rapidly fill ing with reports of cases in which Castro usually bearded military officers back ed by squads of armed soldiers in and seized equip cattle and The Agragrian Reform Law provided for expropriation of land for distribution among the landless but contained no provi sion for seizure of agricultural other equipment or Socalled Agrarian Institute delegates pay no attention to this law when they intervene in said one Cuban law They just take over and all our efforts to find out under what decree or law they are acting are Intervention is one step short of government agent moves in to control oper ations of the farm or ranch but does not take formal posses This was the step taken Sun day against the Americanown ed Punta Alegre Sugar Compa nys La Gloria Ranch in Camaguey A spokesman at La Gloria said the owners are still in physica possession of their land and But on Sunday INRA agents took the second step formal against the 000acre ranch in Camaguey of the Becerra Cattle owned by the King Ranch of The managers there are fight ing what appears to be a losing battle to prevent Castro agents from physically seizing the ranch buildings and cattl Its a sort of anarchy in many sections of Cuba with institute representatives and armed forces under them doing just about as they one American rancher In some areas intervention means an INRA representativi comes in to check on what own ers are In others INRA requires prior approval for any transfers or sales of livestock or other And In sti others owners simply are toss ed out and INRA back ed by military take ove stock and bar with no indication of wha See Page 6 First OH Test In Puerto Rico SAN Puerto Nov began today a Puerto Ricos first oil test well It is the Commonwealth 1 on the islands south coast nea Drilling is expected ti go down to The well is being drilled bj a syndicate of Texas oilmen anc bankers headed by David Gor don of Houston and the Kiwa ene InterAmerican Oil an affiliate of the Kiwanee Oil Co of emphasizing that the contract must be signed within ten days from the date of the else the funds will be cancelled anc made available for other con racts in As to contracts already in Jones announced tha innual rental payments are be ng made on farms now in the oil bank that are known to be eligible according o the existing Truck Loaded Vith Armament Startles Police 17 JP Cleveland police wer tartled when a 20ton true oaded with machine guns an ther armament turned up o Euclid who had stopped th ruck to check on possible ove were still trying t ind out today who was shippin he arms and The Ronald 4 of told Eas juns loaded on the truck a and was tol hey were One of the antiques was 0caliber antiaircraft machin gun mounted on an electrical operated revolving platiorrr One unofficial estimate wa hat the gun wns worth East Cleveland Police L Thomas OBrien quoted Mabe as saying the guns were shippe by the Da Tal of Oconom to the Service Armamen in Mabee sa le had forgotten to get a bill i OBrien The true was seized Monday In Charle Flace of the Waukesha Conn Sheriffs Department said D See Page 5 Find Houston Woman Slain 17 An attractive 48yearold woma died Monday night after bein beaten about the face and sh twice in the The body of Wilma Selb a was found her home by her Jo eph Selby Selby told detectives he foun his wife on the floor outside h bedroom in their fashionab He said he and his wife ha eaten dinner at a private clu and his wife drove home in h car and he followed in his aut Selby said he stoppe for a cup of coffee and a pac of When he arrived at his hom he found his wife I have no idea what cou have he told officer Selby was fully dress and her keys and a pair gloves were found near th 17 knockout blow is being aimed the labor rackets by all ree branches of the federal Judicial nd Secretary of Labor James itchell said the new labor law assed by Congress and ad linistered by his department ready is beginning to rid un ms of corrupt He aid its also giving union lembers a full voice in run Ing their Monitors Busy And courtappointed monitor oday chartered a speedy new leanup drive of the big scan alrocked teamsters The Supreme Court refuse londay to set aside lower cour ecisions arming the monitor vith sweeping reform enforce nent Teamster Presi James Hoffa said th though disappointed a he will live up to th ourts But he sai t still may challenge individua eform Flanning Moves Martin mon or said his watc og group now will move on See Page 8 Polaris Sub Passes Tests George firs nuclear submarine equipped fo firing polaris ballistic missiles was back today from her fiif sea trials with a well done stamp from the Upon the submarines relur liere Monday after 36 hours o the Navy said the Georg Washington met all specifica lions for underwater con rol and It was not a test of the George Washingtons weapons the Navy but of her propul sion plant and general Vice Hyman Rick the Navys top authority on atomic said af ter returning from the tests that the superb performance of the officers and crew of this fine ship is a good omen for the future of the Navys polaris pro submarine newest and largest of the Navys atom Ponder Explosion Aboard Airliner NEW 17 there an explosion aboard the National Airlines DC B liner that crashed in the Julf of Mexico Monday with 42 persons aboard If there lid it come before or after the crash Members of the party hunting n the sharkinfested waters for bodies believe there was an ex But they dont agree on when it There were apparently no survivors among the 36 passengers and six crew members to supply the The bodies of nine of the vic tims have been A icpowercd underseas scheduled to begin a series of daily sea trials Priorities On Steel Extended Commerce Department today extended indefinitely its order that steel producers give priority to steel deliveries for topurgency weapons The original issued dur ing the steel was to as sure delivery from operating mills to contractors for launching nuclearpower ed naval ships and other high priority It would have expired The new allocations regula the department will provide priority in deliveries for other controlled cop aluminum and nickel al as well as Five Teenagers Drowned When Turn Is Hissed 17 A car six teen aged all nelghborhooc chums out on a plummet pd off a 25foot embankmen and overturned Into a swamp land slough Monday Fivi of the The two pair of All six were iron The Francis Hughes told officers he did not know how the accident Hughes was sitting In the front scat between two othei boys when the car missed i turn nt an intersection foil niles west of The machine anded upside down in about 2 eet of I was grabbing for he doo Hughes I don emember The youth managed to get ou jf the swam to the surfac vhcre he discarded his shoes ocks and heavy leather jacke nd made it to He strug Bled up the bank and flagge own a passing logging truck Car in was all h vas able to gasp out to th ruck who immediate topped nn oncoming car an rushed the boy to a nearb Rescue operations began a nost Skindivci operating in the murky slough See Page 5 John Dies Worth FORT 17 Tohn Justin chairman the Justin Boot and a leaf in the leather die He suffered a stroke in Ma and another Sunday at hi Dagle Mountain Lake His Is mayor pro tem of Fort Worth and prcs dent of the Justin Boot Soys Others Must Assist Underdeveloped Herter Asks Foreign Aid Help 17 Secretary of State Christian Herter called on other prosper ous industrial nations today to give more help in the task of aiding underdeveloped At the same time he predicted Russia and the western powers will agree on a date for an East West sumit meeting by the time President Eisenhower arrives in Paris Herter told a meeting of rep resentatives of 14 Atlantic Pact parliaments that he expects an EastWest summit conference some time next Without naming a he said it will be some time after Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visit and talks with President Charles DeGaulle of Answering questions after his Herter said he would meet with top state department aides later In the day to consid er a date lor the summit ses I hope by the 19th of Decem ber that matter will have been he Eisenhower is due to meet that day with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan for a presummit strategy Herter aroused a burst of ap plause from the free world legislators by pledging that the United States will continue to carry our fair share of the western defense burden despite its worry over balance of pay ment A British Arthur asked Herter after ward If he is stili hopeful a meeting with Khrushchev will be Yes I am hopeful a summit meeting will be arranged In a reasonable length of Herler In reference to aid to the less advanced countries in raising their living Herter told the delegates This is perhaps the mos creative and critical area of world leadership Herter noted that the United Stales is spending more over seas than it Is earning a poin others have made in suggesting that unless trade conditions Im this country may have to cut down on its foreign ale we are concernec to correct this Her ter but he suggested i could be done through freei We have every hope tha much of the necessary adjust ment in payments can be ac See Page 5 oast Guard cutter arrived at earlier today ith them and debris from the A team of postal inspec ois also was aboard the hey had several sacks of mall The bodies were taken to Air Force Base Hospit 1 in James cxecu officer of the Coast Guarc Detachment at New Or said the wreckage was pread over a comparatively mall area of two to three miles his Indicated to he said iat the explosion came aftei he plane hit the But two Air Force fliers who pent four hours over the scene aid because the wreckage was o scattered It seemed to their See Page 2 Long Haircuts Cause loot Recovery 17 Five Louisans tabbed r suspicious looking because ong arreste Monday night as the robbei of a country Early today officers rccove ed believed the fu amount taken Monday by tw armed men from th Oran State Bank I southeast The mono still in a pillow slip used by th had been concealed I a wooded area near Mo Arrested w ere Kcnnct his rcdhaire Lcvetta 2 Francis Hem jcon and Eugen Frank Sheriff John Dennis sa Hrabobsky and Miss Beardsle signed written statements nan ng Beardsley and Hood as tl pair who entered the bank an lield six persons at The sheriff said form charges would be filed Rookie Missouri Highwa See Page 8 Canada Warns On Wide Autos 17 Kclso Roberts said t day he will warn automobl manufacturers they are makir cars too wide for Ontario higl He said nine of the 160 mode put out by major auto firn are more than the 80 inches width prescribed in Ontario highway traffic Tiic wide is Roberts did n specify what action might 1 MOST TEXAS DUE WARMUP WEDNESDAY Warnings Issued To Other Areas As Front Advances By The Associated Tress Bitter winds swept Texas bringing the lowest cmperaturea ever recorded this arly for many Wichita Falls with a minimum f 16 and Lubbock with 10 set ow records for this time of the The lowest overnight reading as 9 degrees at Freeze Line Deep The cold wave which whip eel into the state Monday rought a freezing line as far outh as Al ine and El Paso by Tuesday Little precipitation accompa the although light ain fell In the Lower Rio Grande Valley and along the Some other representative tem icratures Included Amarillo El Paso Alpine Presidio Midland San Angelo Abilene Brownwood Fort Vorth Dallas Texarkana Houston Galveston Austin San Antonio Vlc oria Corpus Christ Brownsville 45 and Laredo Cold Hits Valley Forecasts promised slightly I Page IS I Slate Home Gels More Children As Residents Population of the Corslcana I State Home has taken a decid ed jump during the past severI al Pete confirmed this At the present time there 216 children in residence at the Home with 38 others not in residence but in placement and under supervision of the Those figures compare with I the 175 in residence as of August when Shotwell came from Waco to take over the superin replacing Don Jack1 son There are now 108 boys and I 108 girls In and we I have opened two new dormitor ies to accommodate well Our budget request for next I year is for 240 students In restI dence and It looks now like I we are going to have to exceed I that by about he I Right now there are 18 chll1 dren who will be admitted dur1 Ing the next two Some requirements for admis1 sion to the Home here have I been and that is acj counting for the rise In admls1 the superintendent ex1 We are trying to serve I as many children as we Wo I feel like that is what this Homo is Ike Tackles Space Budget 17 President Eisenhower put in 70 minutes today going over space problems and the budget for space exploration with Keith Glennan is administrator of NASA The National Aeronau ics and Space He flew down from Washington late Monday to back up NASA re quests for additional funds for the 1961 fiscal year starting next July The president received him in his temporary office at Augusta National Gulf Club at 8 Glennan left at relaying word to newsmen there was nothing he could discuss with The space conference out of the Eisenhower got his daily briefing on intelligence re ports from White House Staff Secretary Andrew The two also discussed more de tails on the presidents Dccern her trip to 11 Asia and African a spokesman with an eye on the the president hurried onto the golf course for his sixth round in the six days he has been The weatherman predicted rain for later in the One hit of business was the dispatch of messages to Presi dent Celal Bayar and Prime Minister Admin Menderes of Turkey saying he is looking forward to visiting Ankara next month and paying his respects io the government and people of Bayar had written the presi dent that the latters trip con stitutes a new proof of the great efforts which you display for the strengthening of the solidar ity between the free nations and the realization of the ideals of peace and One NASA project Is The goal A booster rocket with 1 12 million pounds of This would double the push which sent a Russian rocket around the moon and it would be a big step toward getting a manned rocket Congress already lias put up 104 million dollars for For the fiscal year ending June 30 congress provided for all civilian space The figure appears likely to although some of the increase might be only on Space operations still would I claim only a comparatively I small part of the total I The military share is the The defense budget may go a bit Elsenhower went over military I spending plans Monday with sec1 rotary of defense Neil budget director Maurice Stans and eight other Washing1 ton The outcome was I a tentative agreement to give the armed services a little moral money and the navy and air I force a little less This would mean that military spending would cross from little below 41 billion dollars forl the current fiscal year to a little above for next It would mean a small cut in military personnel which now stands about 2 12 The trend is toward putting more reliance and cash into modern weapons rather thanl men In uniform toward mlsl silcs rather than manned Elsenhower is striving to getl both the military and overall I budgets buttoned up before he I See Page 8
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