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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 8, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Thundershowers this afternoon cloudy and cooler through Thursday with low tonight in Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 8 69 1 67 64 62 61 59 57 Complete Weither on Market 261 ffl Home ofthe Daily Sun and SemiWttkly Mornina lid htff LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELI APRIL 1959 PAGES Proposed Charter Swamped New 0 f ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Texas Senate Cuts Spending SHALL LOANS REGULATING FIGHT OPENS House Approves Finance Bill Late Tuesday April 8 W Texas got the first look to day at their 196061 state spend ing plans that would undercut the Houseapproved program by more than 30 million Pass Local Bills At the same the Sen ate voted 189 to start debate on a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at regulating the small loan It al ready has been approved by the which passed 26 lo cal and uncontested The small loan amendment would remove the provision has been in the Constitu tion more than 50 years limiting the rate of interest to 10 per The Legislature would classify loans and 11 cense and regulate lenders and set the rate of interest on Loan Shark State Texas is known as the loan shark The reason its been impossible to regulate the in dustry Is because of the diversi ty of loans and consumer fi nance in the complex society of How can you and I take a figure and put it into the Con stitution asked the See Page 2 Flexible Auto Insurance Rates Appears Killed April 8 the second time in as many ses the Senate Insurance Committee apparently has kill ed a plan to allow socalled flexible rates for automobile liability The committee sent the bill to an uninstructed subcommit tee This late in the a bill in such post tion stands little chance of A House version of the bill al so rests in an uninstructed sub following a hearing last In the Senate op ponents charged that backers of the flexible rate system want ed to deprive Texas motorists of the protection of the State Board of Insurance Commis sioners who set rates under the present Vernon Coe of repre senting the of Texas Fire and Casualty told the committee companies sup porting the bill obviously want to sell automobile insurance at whatever rates they want to If insurers were given the same free rein that retailers of wares and merchandise See Page 2 ON THE WAY nuclear powered submarine USS Skate makes a pretty picture as she surfaced at New har Bright Fall Prospects Offered To La TIT A A Q T i m bor after a historymaking trip under the ice at the North Pole during Wire Nolle Out As Health Chief April 8 State Health Commissioner Henry Holle resigned under pressure effective after a team of auditors and legislators investi gated a contingent experise Its a weak excuse when he says he resigned because the Legislature tied his hands in the House appropriations said Truett Latimer of chairman of the Ap propriations subcommittee who headed the investigation made last Copeland of San Antonio said Holle submitted his resignation the day prior to the House bills pass Copeland said he asked Tuesday night for Holle to make his resignation effective adding Holles ideas were in some respects incompatible with those of the Holle resigned under pres claiming the Legislature tied his hands in the Houseap proved appropriations See Page 10 Will Scan Planets First April 8 UPI Federal Space Chief Keith Glennan says the United States will send un manned satellites to look over Mars and Venus before taking the chance of sending a man Were not quite certain what wed find on Glennan said in a television We need first to understand something about the atmos phere which surrounds these Then we would hope fully send some unmanned satellites to Investigate the sur face of the he Snow Hit Texas By The Associated Fresn Small twisters lashed at Tex as Wednesday as snow and soaking rains brought welcom ed moisture to the A small twister knocked down utility poles in the Homestead area in northeast The storm dumped inches on Houston and inches at nearby An unconfirmed twister up rooted trees and smashed win dows at Runge in South High winds flattened ranch buildings near Medina and winds knocked out power lines Copters Ready To Shuttle Ike April 8 UPI presence of three Army helicopters here to whisk Pres ident Eisenhower between the Augusta Golf Club and the air if was charac teristic of the White House to day as a standard standby procedure for the chief execu The with their specially trained arrived here ahead of the President Tuesday and attracted more than a little local Asked why the choppers were needed on this presidential golfing Press Secretary James Hagerty They are here to get the if we had from the club to the airport in five or six instead of 30 minutes by for a short while in San An plunging the citys free way into The cold front that swept across the state late Tuesday and early Wednesday left one inch of snow on the ground at Perryton in the upper Pan A heavy snow was also reported at Darrouzett and a light snow fell as far south as The cold colliding with the moist Gulf air brought much needed moisture to the state which received only a fraction See Page 2 Report County Rainfall Varied Heavy rains and spotted show ers fell in Navarro county Wed nesday stopping farm ing operations and road work but providing needed additional precipitation for pas and The official government guage here at midmorning showed after inch at 7 Richland drew the largest rain with inches at mid while Kerens precip itation was estimated at one Other reports Included at Emhouse and inch at Blooming incfc at Frost and a good heavy shower at Additional precipitation was April 8 UPI Secretary of Labor James Mitchell told a giant labor rally today that he would eat his hat on the Labor De partment steps if the job situa tion did not make a dramatic improvement by representing the ad ministration at a mass confer ence of more than union leaders and jobless predicted that employment will climb to 67 million workers and unemployment will drop off to 3 million by Latest government figures showed persons at work in midMarch and 000 The secretarys pledge lo eat nis hat was followed by a free swinging blast by AFLCIO vice president Walter Reuther at President Eisenhower and his do nothing economic calling for crash programs to reduce said Eisenhower has ignored the problems of the unemployed to go golfing at When the President spends too much time behind the golf he told loudly cheering delegates at the National Guard he puts the Ameri can people behind the See Page 2 House Panel Shuns Boost In Gasoline Tax April 8 UPI House tax writers shunned today President Eisen howers proposal that gasoline and kindred taxes be increased to help finance the Interstate Highway A treasurydrafted bill to car ry out the program was sent to Congress on bohalt of the President Early this afternoon no member of the House Ways and Means Com where all tax legislation must had offered to sponsor The bill would raise the pro sent federal gasoline tax by cents a gallon to a total of 4 12 It also would increase aviation gasoline and diesel fuel taxes and impose a new levy of 4 12 cents a gal Ion on jet plane Ways and Means Chairman Wilbur Mills al ready has gone on record against the hikes which would raise several hundred million The President said the money is needed to liquidate a current deficit in the highway trust fund and raise enough to put the fund on a payaswego basis in the new fiscal year starting July If Congress rejects the it will have to find money else where to avoid a slowdown in the 16year highway The highway law prohibits de Daniel Ready To Ask Gas Tax Hike April 8 Price Daniel says he Is ready to recommend a onecent boost In the state gasoline tax to Im prove the schools and give the teachers more The governor has not yet rec ommended but he hinted as long ago as January that this tax might be the necessary route to Improved schools as recommended by the HaleAikin Study In a televisied speech Tues day night Daniel also insisted again that the Legislature rub out the deficit before it tries to balance the He said if it follows that pattern it can finish Its job by May the alreadydesignated date for fin al The governor stood his ground In urging passage of the fran chise tax revision his nat ural gas and his proposal to give the state use of dormant funds held by pipeline companies and other business Daniel said a broad base tax was no good if its base was to be a burden on family bud He wants a tax based on ability to he In order to pay a tial portion of the HaleAikin program for increased teacher salaries and for improving our public a penny boost in the gasoline tax will be neces sary if we are to avoid an in come tax or a general sales tax on Daniel The abandoned property bill and the franchise tax revisions have met stubborn opposition in the Daniel said that a handful of selfish bankers have fought the abandoned property bill in a most unfair All our pending bill would say is Give us the money we already own under the escheat the governor The governor used half of the 30minute program for his Half went to answering questions of three Capitol news Daniel urged that the tax program be one based on abil ity to pay he most of the talk about spread ing the tax load has been about a broadbased When they talk about broad base in terms of the base be ing human beings and family budgets with all the people pay ing something like an income tax or a sales I am oppos ed We are not going to put a broadbased tax on the already overburdened family budgets of the governor He said his natural gas pipe line tax and the franchise tax would be partially paid in other states where consumers would help Texas consumers pay the final He was asked if he thought the session could finish Its job by the May 12 adjournment Daniel replied that he thought It could if the Legis lature would get rid of the de ficit then handle the spending and tax bills for the next two years then take care of the HaleAikin school pro gram as a separate measure with a tax He praised Speaker Waggoner I do not know any leader who is going to try to put over a general sales or an in come tax under any Daniel I think the speaker of the House has expressed himself well on the matter that hes go ing to try to go to selective adopting much of the program I have The dormant property bill is on the House As reported by the Revenue and Taxation it would apply to property unclaimed for 20 Daniel opposed that He said practically every state in the including claims property that has been left without a known owner for 7 All the state how asks is that banks and other insti tutions holding it let the state use Daniel Why should the people of Texas be taxed another 20 mil lion dollars just so pipe line companies and other insti tutions can continue to use that money free the governor ask Daniel said that 12 Interstate pipeline corporations made more than 185 million dollars in See Page 3 PAKISTAN LEADER DIES Pakistan on torney General Fayyaz All died of a heart attack He was 62 and had been attorney gen eral since retaining his post even after Mohammed Ayub Khan took over the gov ernment in a coup last Oklahoma End DAW SON WOMAN TO HEA COUNTY TEACHERS UNIT By CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff The Navarro county unit of the Texas State Teachers Asso ciation elected Bryant Merrell of Dawson president at a meeting at Kinsloe House Tuesday Merrell headed a slate of candidates presented by a nominating com Merrells fellow officers for the coming year are Wayne Cyphers of Blooming first vice president Sam In mon of second vice president Otis Spurlock of secretary and Scott of Slate Outgoing officers are Slater of former ly of president first vice president Miss Helen Ward of sec retary Lanler of second vice president and Wade Johnston of Dana Williams of the Corsicana public schools in his Soa Page 10 Missile Nose Cone Recovered After Firing CAPE April 8 A twostage test rocket hurled its experi mental nose cone miles down the Atlantic tracking range early today and into the hands of a waiting recovery It was the first recovery of a nose cone fired at inter continental range In a Defense Department statement released here by thoj Air officials said futuristic nose cone was retrievi ed from the South Atlantic near Ascension Island little more than two hours after the Thor Able rocket blasted off from Cape The statement said that al though recovery of the was a secondary test it was an additional bonus to the test program as it will pro vide physical verification of telemetry data The ThorAble rocket bearing the experimental nose cone was fired at The Pentagon said airplanes See Page 10 DEBRIS RAINS ON throw a protective cover of water as two colleagues scurry out of the way of rain ing debris as the roof of a 60yearold church collapsed in Pitts The church burst into flames as a wrecking crew started to dismantle This picture made by Morris Herman of the Pittsburgh Plastic Bags Dangerous For Childrens Play April 8 UPI Warning to parents Dont let plastic bags become as abandoned n frlgerators At least four children have suffocated In the filmy bagi used for the delivery of dr The deaths occurrei in The National Safety Council and the American Medical As sociation have revealed they were preparing medical alerts on the just as they have warned in the past about untendcd iceboxes and noxious swizzle stick that hit the Amer ican market some months The National Institute of DrJ which has headquar ters in nearby Silver reported it wasasking its possibly all drycleaning establish ments in the warn customers of the An AMA report on the Phoe nix cases indicated that static electricity In the bags caused them to cling to the victims See Page 10 Senate Panel Gives Bardwell Reservoir OK April 8 UF Senate Public Works Committee approved Tuesday a bill to authorize construc tion of Bardwell Reservoir on Wrtxahachlo Creek In the Trin ity River basin of Northeast The project would cost an estimated Local In terests would contribute The project would pro vide flood control and water Another bill faces hearings In the Public Works It would authorize a project to provide a 16foot chan nel In the Intracoastal Water way from the Gulf of Mexico to Padre a 14foot chan nel from Padre Island to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and a channel to a turning basin at Port It also would provide basins for shrimp boats and other small recor port The In requir work four InitiJ with til agency eral fu until ties No for ind SOI WAS UPI lifted ed ficinls Llnco ment tion wil governl porary 1 ficials At thl an to pern cities toJ are still Due By The Associated Press Incumbents generally held their posts in Texas city elec tions but many candi dates faced a runoff Dallas Mayor Robert seeking his fourth will meet Earle Cabell in a Three of Thorntons fellow Citizens Charter Candidates also go into run At Corpus the Action Party headed by industrialist Ellroy King swept into City ousting Incumbent Mayor Farrell Fort Worths Mayor Thomas VIcCann rolled to reelection 3ut several of his running mates Good Government League forces at San the In pushed a majority into City Council but tour of their mates faced run At Thornton received Cabell and eorge Cox Councilman Tom Beau champ Charter was T forced Into a runoff with at orney Joe Waiter Charter will face fi Representative Joe Builder George Ch ter was in a runoff with William Charter candidates to the Dallas City Coun cil were Incumbent Carr Collins Teddy Nev elle and Elgin Fort Worths Mayor McCann swept to an easy reelection victory for his fourth term but several other candidates spon sored by a group of the citys leading businessmen failed in their bid for election to the McCann rolled up a huge ma jority of more than votes over two relatively unknown opponents to lead the field of 26 for the nine council Also reelected was Council man who was opposed by Watt er of a furniture store Councllwoman McKnlpht won a handy reelec tion victory over Warren But Mayor Pro Tern Jess Tar Icton and Councilman Wllliami apparently faced fcl Johnr and Ralf tion to the Abilene elected three city commlssld second highest turnout In the citys George departmer store executive making his first political elected John Deford defeated Jack Davis for one city commissioner Russell Day was elected to a oneyear unexplred term as city commissioner over Mayor Crim and Com missioner Dayton Walkup reelected at Maxwell was elected the third member of the city commission when the Pa was Tie At Waxahachle Shannon won election to the Waxahachie City Council and two other candidates tied Sea ELECTIONSTP ;