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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 6, 1959, Corsicana, Texas f THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy and mild through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 1 11 12 1 11 3 67 1 74 1 76 1 78 80 1 82 84 Complete Report on Market Homeofthe Daily Sunand Semi Weekly Mornino liiht 259 LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP APRIL SECTll f A VOTE FOR PROGRESS An Editorial Corsicana voters will go to the polls Tuesday and make one of the most important decisions they have faced in a number of The future of Corsicana will be The voters will decide whether or not an outdated city charter is to be replaced with a modern charter to meet the needs of a growing and prosperous The adoption of the new charter will put the city on a permanent business basis for modern day Corsicana has reached the point of no We must either go forward to bigger and better things or drift with the tide into a state of In the past when the chips were Corsicana citizens have met headon important decisions and they have always ft ft prpflt nrlde in the hometown and are rumi UICIT to makrCoVsicana a better place in which to liveat V1M1 times the citizenship been for The proposed new city charter places the city in a posi tion wherein the affairs of government can a businesslike and economical getting full value for the tax The citys business would be operated on the same plan of any big business with the delegation of authority where it is most In this day of fast moving events you can take nothing for you dont keep a few jumps ahead the pa rade will pass you You are either moving forward or moving 10Vvote foMihe8 proposed new city charter Tuesday means bigger and better city geared to meet the nroeress of the Be sure and vote and vote for the new TO NEHRU IS SPECULATED Aircraft May Be Sent Against Tibet Voters Corsicana voters go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in two important elections being held to se lect new municipal and the second one to determine whether a new charter shall be The proposed charter was drafted by special charter commission of 15 citizens rep resenting a crosssection of the city who were elected to their posts by the Numerous individuals have come out in support of the new charter in newspaper advertise ments and letters mailed direct ly to the voters in recent Prior to that time a group of citizens organized as the Com mittee for the Ratification of the of which Wilson David serves as chair carried out an educational campaign in behalfof the char ters favorable Opposition has been expressed in circulars and it is The proposition on the bal lot will read Shall a new city charter as framed by the Charter Commission be ed FOR the adoption of the 2 AGAINST the adoption of the To vote for voters will mark out the word against to vote against the adoption mark out the word the ordinance calling tae election The city election is to name a new two city commis a city attorney and tax Commissioner Bob Reading is unopposed in his bid for the office of In the commission ers will select two from among these three candidates Jack Lester McGary and Fred In the city attorneys voters will choose between Johnny and Don Miss Kate Dunn is unopposed in her bid for reelection to the Page 9 NEW April 6 CUPI Peiping radio stepped up its propaganda broadcasts to India today in an effort to discredit the Dalai Lama a move almost certain to strain relations further between India and Red Broacasts beamed directly to India on a far stronger signal than usual told Indians the Dalai Lama was still under duress and under the spell of reactionary The i statement disputed Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who said the Tibetan godking fled of his own free Push Panchen Lama One broadcast also tried to convince the Indians the Tibet ans have acknowledged the rival Lama as the temporary head of Three times it repeated the Commun ist assertion the Lalai Lama was the prisoner of antiCom munist Relations between neutralist India and Communist China jhave worsened since the Com munists used modern arms against the Tibetans In an ef See Page 8 Dawson Gladney Winners Matt and Robert Gladney were elected as trustees of the Corsi cana independent school district Saturday when one of the larg est turnouts of voters in years for such an election was Mitchell Boyd was the fourth candidate in the Dawson led the ticket with 884 according to returns tabu lated in the office of Business Manager Oscar Bounds Satur day Wheelock was second with Both Dawson and Wheelock were running for re Gladney was third with 804 votes for the post vacated by Paul Mitchellwho was not a candidate for reelec Boyd received 485 Dawson carried Wards 1 and 4 and tied with Gladney for Ward Wheelock led in Wards 2 and Tom Eady of Bruce McCormick of Blooming Grove and Wlnfred Berry of Dawson were reelected unop posed for Navarro Junior Col trustees for sixyear Davis of Dawson and Moore of Frost were unop posed as county school trustees in Precincts 3 and Ben president of Navarro Junior an nounced the following vote for See Page 8 April 6 UPI Anthony who told the Germans Nuts at Bastogne when they demand ed his warned its time the West said the same thing to the Russians at Ber Give the Russians an Inch flt Berlin and theyll just want an other inch someplace else la he If we lose Ber itll just be the He said the United States should not budge from Berlin and now was as good a time as any for the West to stand up to In any time Is a good time to stand up to the Rus he McAuliffe now is retired and a civilian From 1953 1956 he was head of the Army first in then all McAuliffe spoke with newsmen on the eve of a threeday Fifth National Mili taryIndustrial C on f cr e See Page 2 i 1 Grand Jury Two Assistant Top Co AllMale By The Associated Press Voters of Chicago and three in separate elections to day and choose a may education Supreme Court justices li After 51 years of Oklahomans will ballot Tues day for or against selling pack aged liquor But Michigan leads off elec tions today by voting for 12 education officials and two jus tices and considering other is Chicago will elect a mayor Wisconsin will elect a Supreme Court justice Tues In the to end a the ballot Michigan statewide trying fiveyear drought at have predicted victory in the top But BO have the Mennen a has campaigned for his party in the races for See Page 2 Industry First Well Driller April 8 iff wreath of Easter freshened by overnight show marked the grave today of Edwin the first man to drill a commercial oil well in Because of the part Drake played in the wealthy oil in dustry his memory was honored Sunday at It was thfi opening even of a summerlong observance of oils centennial Genevieve state secre tary of internal placed the wreath on Drakes grave at Woodlawn Cemetery while 150 civic and oil industry of See Page S April Texas and today its fight against admitting wom en On motion of the the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by two women who had failed in efforts to get into the allmale Lena Ann 34 and the mother of and Barbara a widow and the mother of both resid ing in had appeal ed to the Supreme Court from an adverse decision by the Court of Civil Appeals for the 10th Supreme Judicial District of The two men contended ac tion of directors in excluding women from Texas and violated the Constitutions guarantee of due process and equal protection of In rejecting their conten the Texas court said the state Legislature has control pf all state institutions of learn L Ing and it gave Texas discretionary power to rule on The Texas court pointed out the college had male stu dents enrolled in 1957 a majority of its dormitories are built like barracks adaptable to use by women stu It added the Texas sys tem of higher education made ample and substantially equal provision for both sexes in 16 other Rea Coo Mass Packs Church District Judge James Sewell empaneled the grand jury for the April term of court Monday morning and charged it to look into any activities that might encourage juvenile From panel of Judge Sewell selected 12 persons to constitute the grand jury and name Frank Johnson of foreman and his suggestion that Noel 3007 West be named was Other members of the in vestigative body are Powell 1715 West Seventh avenue Ben 1937 Bowie drive Kerens Charles Purdon Ben Kerens Frost Lewis Hubbard Paul Dawson Frank Irwin was named rid ing bailiff and door In addition to charging the grand jury to investigate any activities that might lead to juvenile Judge Sewell made the statutory charges concerning b a w d y See GRAND Page 8 Maryland S 16 Menla April 6 escaped mental institution inmates were still at large today but 21 others had been recaptured by the largest manhunts in Maryland The manhunt by more than 400 state National Guardsmen and military police was ordered Sunday after 37 es caped from two mental Institu Thirtyfour broke out of the Patuxent institution for defec tive delinquents here late Sun Three others escaped from the state hospital for the crimi nally insane in nearby Catons stealing a state car to make their Two of these were later Post Two assistant coaches have handed in resignations as i members of the Corsicana High School coaching Williams said Monday that Johnny Crouch and Ben end coach and line of the Tigers for the past several have tendered their resignations at the end of the current school In letters to both Crouch and Moore resign ed in effect because they can not continue longer In the capacity in which they are now Both were offered other jobs in the system and have the superintend ent Under the agreement whereby Athletic Director Mark Culwell took over the Corsicana posi tion last he was giv en a free hand by the Cor sicana school board in naming his Williams Culwell came to Cor See 8 Many Income w April 6 UPI the deadline only 10 days one taxpayer in four has yet to file his income tax return for last A check with the Internal Revenue Service shows that only about 45 million of the nearly 61 million Individual tax returns expected for 1958 have been received by tax offices throughout the Judging from past offi cials 90 per cent of the re turns still unfiled are those by people who owes taxes to Uncle Sam and are waiting until the last minute to Most of those entitled to a refund file The deadline for filing tax returns is midnight April Assert Risk To Nation April 6 UPI The head of the Stra tegic Air Command has told Congress the Defense Depart ment is risking the whole country by failing to for enough missiles and bomb ers in the years Thomas Power assur ed the House Military Appro priations subcommittee that retaliatory striking forces are strong enough now to crush any wouldbe aggressor and thus to deter But he said he fear ed for the even next whose 13 testi mony was made public over the saidwthe United States must impressupon Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev the fact that he cannot strike this country with I think the minute he thinks will get it in the next 60 he The only thing to keep him honest is full knowledge of what will hap pen to Power said repeatedly that our deterrent posture is de He said he could not guarantee that the United See 2 CLAIM REENTRY PR Chance Vought Aircraft O glider control instruments v alive from orbit and land a scicntistengin mcnt in which he has ma April 6 President Eisenhower to fly Tuesday to for a vacation of The White House said today In announcing the definite de parture plans that the Presi dent will be accompanied by They plan to take off aboard the Presidents private plane Columbine III about The flight takes about two It will be Eisenhowers an nual April visit to one of hia favorite recreation spots the Augusta National Golf where the Masters Tournament was concluded Child Is Lured Into Car Find n Diich April 6 Authorities pushed an inten sive manhunt today for the slay er of a 6yearold boy kidnaped while on the way to a storo and found dead of stab wounds in a roadside The body of Ben Wagner of wag found by a newspaper delivery man mak ing his morning rounds Sun Graf ton is 15 miles north of Ben still had seven cents in ice cream money clenched in his He had been stabbed five An autopsy performed by Dr Van Milwaukee County medical show ed the hoy had not been sex ually The boys Louis Wag wept as he identified the body of his only Wag ner works in a Milwaukee auto frame Christ a playmate of young told police they met in an alley near their home and that he saw a stranger lure Ben into a car and drive The Wilhelm boy said that the See Page 8 ed or cd legi the pro WA day rcj who has fornias 10 years tl March Drop By CLAIRE COX April real cool mass played by a hot jazz combo in a Protes tant Episcopal Church set off a debate today on whether it is proper to mix the Bible with the A 20th Century Folk composed mainly in ragtime by an English was played by a progressive jazz ensemble made up of a saxophonist and bass player Sunday at a communion mass at Pauls Church in the heart of this For nearly 90 minutes the rafters of the English Gothic Church rang with the strains of blues and improvised versions of popular A record standingroom only congregation joined in some of the singing and swayed and tapped to catchy rhythms last played publicly in an English pub to take religion to the un Priests in traditional vest ments stood before a candle lighted altar and sang their regular chants with incense wafting about But much of the other ancient liturgy had been set to a jazz beat and the organ was silent while the com bo often as accompani ment to the syncopations of the soloist and robed The mass received a mixed reception from the record crowd of more than 500 persons who jammed a church usually attend ed by half that Regular members turned out for the but it also attracted jazz fans for miles The 12man vestry appeared to be sharply divided both on the merits of the music and the propriety of syncopating a ser Several vestrymen indica ted displeasure over bringing jazz into the and said the matter would be discussed at their next monthly A hep teenaged girl who at tended the service thought the Lords Prayer was the A little old lady liked the jazzed up but the saxophone tootles gave her a throbbing Officials of the National Council of Churches and the Na tional Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church attended the service as They were all for jazz in but they agreed that this mass was not up to their of Ameri can jazz They thought the music was Pianist Russ leader of the director of the high school band and organist in his own Roman Catholic said he did not care much for the music composed by Father Geof frey but that it was the only jazz mass The Anthony Treas rector of the used the jazz mass as the theme for his stressing that re ligion is part of every phase of He said he also hoped to show young people that religion is not fuddyduddy or out of As the worshippers the which had finished appearing at a night club only a few hours played a progressive jazz improvisation of Ill Remember Theres A Witness In Gods Mercy was followed by JAZZ Page 2 BIG WHISKEY LOAD SEIZED Oklahoma Safety Commissioner Joe Tulsa Police Commissioner Robert and two Tulsa vice squad detectives examine some of an estimated worth of liquor iaeiied from Tulsa used an airplane to spot the dealers car as It was driven to the truck and Cannon has led a drive for rigid enforcement of Okla homas prohibition law on which proposed re peal will voted April April 6 UPI White House announced today that March unemploy ment figures show a gratify ing Improvement over Febru The February total was esti mated at unseasonably The new to be an nounced Tuesday by the Labor and Commerce were submitted to President Elsenhower today by Secretary of Labor James The President naked Mitchell to come to the White House this morning with a preview of the March figures which will be made public In detail just In ad vance of on unemployment con ference called hero for later in the week by organized The President held a 35mIn utc conference with White House Press Secretary James Hagerty said after The President of Is continually concerned about the involuntary unemployment of any and not just sta tistical he bcl figures to be releasi will be gratifying Interest to all AmerT Asked if the new resented an improvem Hagerty pretty Tuesdays government was expected to show th number of jobless in Marc dined by about would be more than the mal seasonal Administration officials have been hopeful the March unem ployment figures would blunt Democratic and labor demands for multimillion dollar spend ing programs to spur the econ The Democratic Advisory Council charged Sunday night that the United States is head ed for disaster unless the Eisenhower administration stops trying to balance the budget without balancing the econo In a special statement on un the 27 Democratic party leaders called for new programs for medical transportation fa se being It said De vocate spendl But it de dent Elsenhowers and shortsighted b ornmendatlons in the welfare We are not growing enou Wo are neglecting our greaC We are not providing economic justice for all our peo the statement Pres ident Eisenhowers program I says that in order to fight infla we must default on all three of these This U ;