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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 11, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Showers and a few thundershowers thig afternoon and tonight Sunday cloudy and continued Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 50 50 51 50 51 51 51 Complete Weather Report on Market BJHameof the Daily SunandSemiWMkly Mornirr LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TEL APRIL 1959 TEN PAGES Heavy Rains Lashin UAC ww ww ww KH H ZN Chicago Gets GOP SELECTED FOB SPACE FLIGHT These seven servicemen posed in with rocket and nose cone models after their names were released as selected to make any attempted space Left to right Navy Walter Shirra of Navy Alan of East Air Force Virgil Grissom of Air Force Donald Slayton of Marine John Glenn of New Ohio Navy Malcolm Carpenter of Garden and Air Force Leroy of AP Berserk Father Kills Four April 11 church deacon and k son of a former congressional investigator went berserk with baseball bat killing his three teenage children and seri ously injuring his after pleading with an FBI agentneighbor to shoot shoot he slashed his own throat with a butcher Police identified the dead man as Joseph Matthews whose father was staff di rector for the Senate Investigat ing Committee when it was headed by Joseph Mc Carthy The elder Matthews also was a top spy hunterwith the House Com mittee on unAmerican activi The dead an employe with the new Federal Aviation was described by neigh bors as an ideal family man who was a deacon of the Presby terian church and directed its childrens Police said there was no in dication why he beat to death Steven and his 13year old and their Sus The Helen Matthews was in fair condition as Alex andria unaware that the others were Fairfax police said there was no warning of trouble when Matthews went berserk in the See Page 8 Nixon Plan To Confer April 11 UP President Richard Nixon wants to talk with Fidel and they may get to gether during the Cuban lead crs visit nere next Castros only scheduled visit with a government offi cial so far is a luncheon in his honor arranged fay Acting Sec retary of State Christian Herter But reports are circulating here that a meeting between Castro and Nixon is In Florida on recently Nixon told nowsiren h looking forward to the oppor tunity to meet and talk with Fidel Teamster Official Feels Blackened By DICK AVEST April 11 Senate Rackets Committee is heading for a showdown with a Detroit ster official who claims his name has been blackened in the juke box Mother Keeps Girl Prisoner For 16 Years April 11 widow and her daughter were held at separate hospitals today after a priest and police discovered them in a foodless The mother had threatened Her emaciated 33year old daughter had been held prisoner in her own police for 16 Police Chester Hen chey said the situation was dis covered by the Kenneth a Catholic who operates Rescue a non sectarian service for potential Father Murnly accompanied by police went to the home Catherine Friday night neighbors said she had threatened After taking Stearins in searched for half an ihour before they found her under f pile of debris and Henchev said the daughter was in such a wild state she had to be She was calmed and taken to City where doctors began Hospital the pro cess of building her The mother was taken to State Hos A doctor said the daughters thighs were no thicker than a mans She weighed less than 60 nounds Wlilliam head o Local fired off a telegram this week to Chairman John L McClellan accusing Committee Counsel Robert F Kennedy of character assassi It remained to be seen wheth erf Bufalino would deny unde oath sworn testimony that hi once was associated in a Juki box business with the reputed head of a Detroit His telegram said any at tempt to connect me with nai cotics or present or pas unlawful activity is a siniste attack on my character am Bufalinos local has jurisdic tion over the Detroit car wast business as well as the juke box trade and it was the forme which occupied the committee attention Bufdlino ha asked the committee for permis sion to read a statement outlin ing his but served notic that he would not waive any o his Constitutional rights in testi The committee produced testi mony that car wash employes who were making only week for 70 hours of work i were dropped to after See Page 10 More Paralytic Polio Reported April 11 Polio has struck more victims so far this year than it did duringthe corresponding per iod in The Public Health Service says there were 207 paralytic cases the week of April as against 113 a year There have been 298 cases of all kinds of polio this compared with 205 last NORTON IS NAMED NEW PARTY CHIEF Goldwater Wants Cabinet Status For Chairman April 11 UPI The Republican Na ional Committee today elected Thruston Morton of Kentucky as its chairman and oted to hold the 1960 GOP onvcntion in Chicago the week if July President Eisenhow ers nominee to suceed retiring chairman Meade was elected without MiddleReader His formal selection came after the committee adopted recommendation by its site committee to hold next years party convention In the huge livestock amphitheater in the Windy In an acceptance Morton said he considered him self a middle of the He said his biggest task will be to build the party organization to achieve victory in He told the committee thai he has supported President Eisenhowers programs as con sistantly as any Republican in In Ikes Corner When the fight comes on the battle of the Im in his corner foursquare and he knows Morton As for Morton said It is too early to say who will be the GOPs presidential nominee but its standardbearer will be a proven Borrowing the blue grace rac See GOP Page 8 Changes Hade El Paso Entry Station Friday Illness Cuts School At Railroads Propose Cutting Pay BADTEMPERED ELEPHANT FACES SUNDAY EXECUTION April Rutherfort Wheat Crop To Hike Surplus said today he wa pleased that the government ha taken corrective measures a the Public Health Service Quarantine Station at El Paso Surgeon General Leroy Bur ney and Secretary Arthur S Flemming of the Educa tion and Welfare Departmen announced late Friday that Dr Harold Lyman had been sus pended as chief medical office at the Rutherford said the suspen sion was long He saic ne had received indications tha other changes would be mad in the stations The congressman said severa months ago that two quarantin inspectors were indicted for at tempted rape at the An he was accused o indecent exposure while off dutj All three later Rutherford said he called o Flemming to investigate the sta tion after the Health Service whitewashed an The station is responsible for check ing all citizens and for eign nationals crossing to and from Mexico at El Paso to make sure they have been immunized for smallpox and have no com municable Rutherford said there have April Agriculture Depart ments crop summary indicates the 1959 winter wheat crop will do what most of its predecessors have done in recent substantially to the wheat sur The department estimated the fallplanted crop would total This is bushels above the 1 forecast but 18 per cent less than the record 1958 crop of The expected harvest still would be 19 per cent above If the estimate holds it would add about bushels to the wheat carryover which is scheduled to be about bushels by July Department economists have es timated that the carryover 15 months hence will be close to There is nothing firm about the current estimate of produc The estimate for the 1958 as of April was At harvest it was Department officials pointed out that weather conditions be tween now and harvest time as well as damage from insects could greatly influence the final The current fore cast assumes normal insect and disease condition for the remainder of the crop sea The 1959 yield of winter wheat was estimated at bushels per This is well below last years record yield of bush but ahead of any other year by a considerable The department said the 1959 wheat crop is encountering con siderable difficulty in trying April 11 IT Dorothy the doomed circus lephant will give her last ormance She is to be xecuted before scores of curl us Officials of the Carson and iarnes Circus say Dorothy is oo dangerous to let She las killed one trainer and in ured another by crushing them under her Last November near Port Ar she killed James of New a train er with Hagen Then two weeks ago she flipped over on Richard ele phant superintendent for Car son and Dorothys speciality is a head stand on a She has per formed before countless thou sands in circus tents across he This talent was turned on Lloyd and After Dorothy did the head stand on Lloyd in she was sold to Carson and Barnes for Joe circus spokes said his firm hoped to re habilitate Dorothy and put her back in the For three months the bg 25yearold beas he Then two weeks ago she turn ed on Shipley at the circus winter quarters who was employed nly knelt to adjust a eg band while on an inspec ion tour of the elephant Dorothy went into a inning the Freddie Lo a tried vainly rive her Then he gave he signal for the end of her act and she rolled Shipley was hospitalized with a broken collar bone and brok n Sullivan said the latest at ack convinced the circus that Dorothy cannot be rehabilitat State highway patrolman Ed Vandergriff agreed to Dorothy with a deer Cotton Belt Strike Delayed April 11 UP The Brotherhood of Railroad Train men postponed Friday strike which would have shut down the Cotton Bolt The line serves a territory extending from to Dallas 2nd The delay came at the re quest of the Federal Mediation union genera said the strike had been called over release of oldei men at yards where the railroad is i educing Its force while young men are hired at other yards The union contends that the laidoff men should be rehirec on a seniority with the April 1 esti mate compared with the 1958 crop by 000 been many allegations of drunk See EL Page 10 Gunmen Take Ring LAS April gunmen wlv stripped a diamoni ring from the finger of Vera former wife of German munitions baron Alfred Vor were sought Sheriffs deputies said th three men invaded Krupp ranch 45 miles southwest o this gambling resort last nigh and escaped with the ring and in Sheriffs Glenn Simmon said the ring was valued a It was given to Mrs Krupp by her former husband kil rifle ircus officials said the execu ion will be open to the pub City Trucks To Be Utilized In Clean Up Drive All seven of the city sanita lon departments trucks wil be utilized throughout nex weeks Clean Up Campaign which is sponsored annually by public health committee 01 the Chamber of The city is cooperating with all its vehicles and by allow ng all refuse discarded to be placed on the parkways for piclt ip without the necessity of the material having to be in con during the garbage has to be in meta containers before it is picked Whie the normal require mpnts are being the cooperation is request ed In that the refuse be placec n some sort of boxes or con ainers whereever possible to en able the crews to handle th collections easier end The public health committee Paul and th Up Campaign commit chairman announced that arrangement were made whereby circular advertising the drive were dls tributed throughout Say Argentine Charges False BUENOS Argentim April 11 Ambai sador Mikhail Kostelev charge today that Argentina had com milled an unfriendly acl in e polling four Russian embass Koslelev said Ihe charge againsl the four were Last Monday Argentina d clarcd the four Russians and member of the Romanian em bassy persona non grata ur welcome and ordered them leave the The government charge they helped provoke riotou street demonstrations again the government April April 11 railroads have pro osed a 15cent hourly wage Cfective The wage cut is contained in ounterproposals served on the rotherhood of Locomotive En the Order of Railway onductors and the Switchmens according to president of the engi eers The unions said two months go they would seek a 12 per ent increase in wage rates for he more than locomotive How ridiculous can manage nent get Brown said resident Fleete of the witchmens union said Rail oad profits are shooting hey dont really expect to get a counterpro with such Brown said a uniform wage otiee was served on union com mittees by the railroads calling or a wage decrease of day and elimination of the cost tfliving escalator clause in all Present average dally rates or engineers are Passenger through freight local and way reight yard ser vice all types major railroads are nvolvcd In the negotiations with he ft Wilson Upholds Proposed Levy April 11 Daniels proposed three per ent severvance beneficiary tax m gas is Will Wilson The bill would raise an esti mated 20 million dollars a year new It would evy an occupation tax on the privilege of obtaining the pro duclion of dedicated contracted as in Texas and on the pro luction of such gas to be paid y the eventual Rich ards wrote the opinion asked by Blouse Revenue and Taxation lommittee Chairman L The opinion said the bill docs not violate the due process or equal protection clauses or Im pair the obligations of contracts under the provisions of the Tex as and United States Constitu nor does it violate the pro visions of the commerce clauso of the Texas Deficit Tops April 11 The state general revenue fund is now In the State Treasurer Jesse James released the current figure Fri comparing it with the figure on March The deficit is generally esti mated to be about 65 million dollars by the end of the cur rent fiscal James said general revenue warrants dated through 10 have been paid from incoming reve Seek Re Badly Bu Man Satur City police Hospital assistance eating relatives of Ernest whJ jltalized Saturday I rom severe burns 1 hand and left wl require Assistant Police ChiJ who with picked the ma the 300 block of East Fi nue after he was stumbling and in need of carried him Memorial pltal where uueiors advised th seriousness of the burns might necessitate amputation of the and possibly the burned Chief Masscy later said a Harvey who lived near the hat had been contacted by neighbors and came to the police station while officers were being dispatched to his home upon being given See Pago 10 Air Pioneer Is Hospitalized April Alexander De one of the worlds first and most outspoken advocates of alrpower was reported resting and In fair condition here today after suf fering a heart attack while fish ing in the Bahama The famed aviation born a Russian but a citi zen by was flown by the Air Force to Miami from An dros Island Friday He was stricken just as he was reeling in a 150pound Inchq hour throughout the recordings were ma3 Tt o government guage sicann registered Inch at and it rained steadily ing the remainder of the morn County reports Included Dawson and 1 12 Inches and c i inch each two incli estimated inch the total wlti steady downpour all morning Blooming Grove for the past 48 hours and for thn sti 1 County Ag it Burleson that farmers 1 ranchers worn most pleased v ih the but need warm weather and The molpure will be most beneficial to gardens and pastures if wai weather fol t bringing o Inches for the Gamblers Get Big British Taxes Hit Poor Hardest reach the pace set by the 1958 and by April 1 was begin ning to lag badly in some major producing Trouble spots RlQG IS were in and South Dakota where plants were UP struggling for survival against I teenage boy pitched out of a depleting soil In a report of food grain stocks on farms as of April the department said they were about 60 per cent larger than a year ago and 25 per cent above rollei coaster car headfirst here Friday The car then roll ed over the killing him Gary died 50 feet in the on a section of elevated track The department said the rye at Jantzen Beach Amusement crop condition as of April 1 was 84 per cent of Pasture conditions were 80 per cent of Here is a breakdown of the winter wheat production by Sheriffs Deputy Jim Purcell said the high school student was riding in a front and top pled onto the track as the car began a downward By FRANK CORMIER April 11 The British income by American hits hard at the man in the street but gives a big break to the in the speculator and the Even after the tax cut an nounced last the aver age Englishman will pay con siderably more than his Ameri can The Investor or will retain complete freedom from taxes on prof iU made in the stock market or through real estate And the gambler will continue to pay no tax on his most Englishmen who collect dividends on stocks in the HttU or no tax on capital gains and gambling winnings of taxed in the United Why havent the British tap ped these revenue sources In the case of the English take the position that paying in come and profits ef fect pays a dividend tax on be half of its To tax shareholders they be would be unfair double Many American stockholders take the same view and have agitated but with out much for a similar As for capital gains and gam bllng these were not classed as taxable income un der British tax The Labor party has long demanded they be taxed but hasnt mustered the votes to do The New British tax change which will go into effect at mid will lower the standard in come tax rate to 3834 per cent from 42 12 per Heres how the standard rate system works an American tax pay er claims exemptions and de ductions to lower his taxable the Englishman claims reliefs from the standard He gets one relief of for himself and a second for the same amount if hes He also can claim a relief of for each of his dependents and can deduct modest amounts for insurance premiums ho On the first of he is taxed at rates far below the standard Take the case of a married man with two children who is paid a An Ameri can who claims the standard deduction will pay an income tax of about An English man in the same situation wil pay about under the new The cut will save him about is pretty good pay in A school eacher or for ex might make about Now lets give these married men a pay to a The American will then pay about in taxes while the Britisher will pay Under the old British the tax would have been about For another take a single man with no dependents who is paid a In the United he would pay Uncle Sam about If hes the crown will get about under the new rate about less than British markedly Income higher taxes than S See Page 10 A riUNCE AND lUS Crown Prince Aklhi to shows polite concern as he and his commoner Mich ko enter his mansion following their wedding procession from the Imperial Paluce in During the ride their rlage was attacked by a 19yearold youth who was quickly subdued by Thousands lined the parade route and cheer ed AP Wirephoto via radio from ;