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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 17, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEA1 LOCAL FORECAST Cloudy and mild with and thunderstorms through Thermometer Readings 81 9 I 10 I 11 12 2 69 71 1 73 75 77 79 80 Weather Report on Market Ho me of the Daily SunandSemiWwkly Mornin li 269 LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONALAP TELEMATS APRIL PAGES ft ft REBEL CHIEF AT LUNCHEON FOR EDITORS Congress Leaders Meet Informally With Visitor April 17 UPI Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro told congressional foreign policy leaders today he is not a Communist and Com munism has no chance of ceeding in Cuba if his people can be cared for and kept reasonably Castro met behind closed doors with members of the Senate Foreign Relations and House Foreign Affairs Com plus other influential He was invited to come to Capitol Hill by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman J William Fulbright Draws Tourists now in the third day of his good will visit jour neyed to the Senate office in the company of a police motor cycle escort and special guards assigned to him during his His which drew flocks of preceded Castros Important luncheon speech before a convention of newspaper In the speech before the American Society of Newspaper the Cuban leader was expected to deal with charges See Page 11 LUNCHEON Prime Minister Fidel Castro poses in with his luncheon Acting Secretary of State Christian at a It was the first meeting between the two since the bearded Cuban leader arrived on an unofficial Cubans Report Arrests Smash CounterPlot April 17 UPI Police in Cardenas City in neighboring province announced today they had brok en up a counterrevolutionary plot and arrested 146 Police said they also seized two truckloads of arms and am munitions at adjacent Varadero The roundup followed a tip that counter revolutionaries were planning to attack the army jail and police headquarters in Cardenas in an attempt to rescue war crimi nals sentenced to police They said documents seized in the raid proved the existence of a counter revolutionary con spiracy in which more than 200 persons were Matanzas province authorities sent reserves to Cardenas to reinforce the jail guard and patrol approaches to military A report from In Eastern said authorities there had foiled an attempted jail break by 34 war criminals at Boniato There were no immediate Two other convicted collabora tors of former Dictator Fulgen cto sentenced to death in made good an es cape attempt by climbing out See Page 10 WASHINGTON OB Senator Homer Capehart proposed a DPW gram he said would both raise farm prices and cut costs to tax Its principal features would Pay farmers a billion dol lars a year to take out of pro duction land that now prot duces costly farm This which Capehart call ed acreage is simi lar to the expired acreage re serve part of the soil bank pro Raise the minimum price at which the government would be permitted to sell on the do First Alaska Legislature Ends Session April 17 first legislative session of the 312 monthold state of Alaska ended Thursday The 60 after 81 days in adjourned un til next Into the history of the new the lawmakers wrote A 3114 milliondollar spend ing program for the next fis cal This includes a bal anced 2712 milliondollar gen eral plus 314 million dollars for The high way money comes from a spe cial powerful executive type state 12 ap pointed department heads op era tin gdlrectlyunder the elect See Page 7 mesticmarket any the nine billion dollars worth of sur plus farm products it now Authorize a speededup re search program to find new in dustrial uses for farm prod Capehart offered his program invited the midst of a stalemate between the Eisenhower administration and the Democraticcontrolled Each has called on the other to come up with a specific While Democrats have de manded higher price the administration has contend ed lower commodity prices are necessary to Jet farmers sell more of their Capehart said his proposal would raise crop prices through the combination of cutting pro See FARM Page 10 Girls Screams Rout Intruder April 17 UP A masked man seized an Oak Cliff woman in her bedroom Thurs day night but was routed by her The told pa trolmen Homer Burris and Roache she had disrobed in her home when the intruder stepped from a bedroom closet She Her about with head and face hooded by a white tried to stifle her cries with a quilt before By The Associated Press Thundershowers danced across parts of North and East Texas and more were in pros pect throughout the Moisture had dampened near ly every section of the state in the past 24 hours as still another cool front headed into j Five traffic deaths were attri buted to rainslicked Just before dawn a band of thundershowers extended south ward from in through the DallasFort Worth area to A short time later a line of showers stretch ed from 10 miles south of Cle burne through Fort Worth to 5 miles north of and there also was light rain near Ennis and Within an Weather Bureau radar tracked scattered showers and thunderstorms from Paris to Dallas to Forecasters looked for more showers in all parts of the state through Friday night along with cooler They predicted readings down to 35 degrees in the Panhandle early A new set of fiveday fore casts promised generally heavy rainfall in East and Central Tex as showers through the week and moderate to heavy showers in West mostly the forepart of the Although thunderstorms were expected to dot all areas of the the Weather Bureau had WILLIAMS DENIES STAND TAKEN ON ANY TAX BILL Turns Author See Page 10 County Soggy Alter Rainfall Thursday Night Heavy rains were reported throughout Navarro county Thursday night as Corsicana re ceived According to not one area of the county escaped the which In most places fell at a slow pace through most of the The Dawson which has reported the most rainfall in the county this reported the smallest amount of rainfall Thursday night onehalf inch One hard shower during the night was At Blooming inch es were bringing the total of the to inches Some wind was noted in this A total of of an Inch had len in the Richland area at 6 Friday but spotted show ers were reported after Emhouse reported of an inch Thursday afternoon and one inch during the whtle Roane and Rice report inches Other reports inches inches and more than an Herter Rests Nixon Plans Trip Dana Williams of Corsi cana public schools branded as untrue Friday a report in a Dallas newspaper that the Tex as State Teachers association apparently has agreed to sup port Speaker Wagoner Carrs tax program in preference to that of Price Williams is past president of the TSTA and now serves on the legislative committee of the An article in Fridays Dallas stated that emergency meetings of Texas teachers were called this week to help City Replacing Two Policemen Two officers will be added to the Corsicana police department on May 1 to fill two vacancies which Chief Massy said Friday were caused by the dig missal of two Chief Maasey said two offi George Perkins1 and fBoseo tiad been dis missed as of April for unsatisfactory who had been on the force about a year and a has joined the Ennis police de the chief King had been In the depart ment about two The chief said said one of the two new officers will be Walter native of Daw who resides at 2841 West Fourth and who once served as county jailer for Sherif Rufus Wood all has been employed the past three years by Stekoll Oil com The other new officer will be Melvin of and a native of who has had three and a half years experience in police Work in Hereford and other Cotton Belt Talks Continue April f UPI President Eisenhower conferred again today by tele phone with ailing Secretary of State John Foster Dulles about appointment of a successor to the cancer stricken cabinet at the Augusta National Golf talked with Dulles who Is fighting his third serious bout with malignancy at Walter Reed Army Primarily out of deference to the temporary White House here would entertain no public discussion whatever on the widely held assumption in Washington that the cabinet post will go to acting Secretary Christian Herter and his wife are spending this weekend in South about 100 miles from Press Secretary James Hag erty was obviously nettled by a series of questions concerning and when asked wheth er the acting secretary might visit the President IK the press secretary How would I know As to whether the President get a report on the physi cal checkup Herter reportedly underwent in h ington Wednesday at the suggestion of the White Hagerty said had nothing to say and that is entirely up to Reports from Washington that an announcement on Her ter might come today were at odds with the position taken by After his morning news conference devoted largely to routine paper work by the Hagerty said he ex pected to have no additional news The President plans tentatively to return to Washington Monday During the morning the Presi dent Congress a supplement al appropriations request of for fiscal The ex tra funds were requested to provide lodging and trans portation for participants and related personnel in the third PanAmerican games starting 27 in to the Senate a long list of including reappointments in federal agen Army promotions and a list of 102 new Daniel Hof gren of New York as a member of the Board of Foreign Schol Bee Page 10 April 17 UPI Richard Nixons announced July trip to Moscow waa viewed in Wash L ington today as both a personal political bonus and a welltimed diplomatic Informed sources said that Nixon probably will be ac companied by his travelwise when he files to Mos cow for the July 25th opening of the American National Exhibi Three aspects of president Ej senhowers announcement that the Vicepresident will go to Russia were underscored in of ficial quarters assignment thrusts Nix who already has visited some 40 more force fully into the foreign polio arena in advance of the 1960 presidential It gives him another leg up over any other GOP including Nelson Rockefeller of New of the announce ment served to counteract any letdown abroad from the re signation of Secretary of State John Foster Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas MIkoyans visit to the United States in Nix ons Moscow trip will enable the VicePresident to weigh the real intentions of Russian leaders in negotiating at a summit con During the recent Eisenhower Macmlllan talks in there was reported discussion that Nixon might be called up on to sit In for the President should constltutinul duties or illness require him to leave a summit it was also could be used at a later highlevel conference should one be held to imple ment summit Eisenhower said Nixon will remain in Moscow for three or four There is no intention now to have him visit other major European POSTMASTER JOBS OPEN WASHINGTON The Civil Service Commission said today it will receive applications for postmasterships at figures are annual and Port Lavaca and April 17 tions continued today in an at tempt to avert a threatened strike against the Louis Southwest Railroad by the Brotherhood of Railroad Train Earl Newlin of the National Mediation Board declined com ment after meeting with both as did Martin the railroads personnel The union general said earlier the strike was called because the railroad was releasing older men at yards where it is reducing its force while hiring young men at other The strike was slated for last Friday but was called off an hour before it was to have start ed because the mediation board get action on the selective sales tax bill and that the legislative conimif4iec of the TSTA had met with Carr which apparent ly signified TSTA support of Carrs tax program in ence to that of Price Dan Williams said the legislative committee of the TSTA met with Speaker Carr at 4 last Sunday but had certainly not agreed to or op any specific tax See Page 7 Nevada Mixup Bars Marriages By Clergymen CARSON April 17 UPI Embarrassed state lawmakers today sought to plug up a legislative loophole which apparently makes all marriages performed by minis ters after April 6 Judges and clergymen throughout the state reported getting calls from anxious cou ples from throughout the na asking1 whether or not they were legally On April the legislature passed Senate Bill 293 requiring all ministers to obtain certifi cates of permission before per forming The mixup occurred when the law was made effective up on passage and in stead of on July 1 as originally Secretary of Slate John Koontz admitted that the certfcates had not even been let alone sent to clergy top legal expert said that although the marriages were almost certainly technically il he felt certain no court in the state would void a mar riage because of the oversight as a matter of warned that if a disgruntled mate wed dur ing this period should desire to void a a classic legal hassle would undoubtedly en First Gl Home Loan Is Repaid April 17 The first GI home loan has been paid Miles Myers of aAir Force captain in World War received the loan In 1944 on certificate 1 of the Veterans First Federal Savings and Loan of Washington announced today he completed payments on the 20year loan in 14 12 Myers also Is a veteran of World War On Birthday By HKNRV SHAPIRO April 17 Sovie Premier Nikita Khrush chev marked his 65th birthday today by making his debut as a major There was no public commem oration of the birthday but So viet npwspapers frontpaged the publication of Khrushchevs first Important book To Victory in Peaceful Competition With Cap The premier himself was spending the day in relative solitude at his Yalta hunting lodge where he has been vaca tioning for three Soviet experts in London said such a spring holiday is unusual for members of the Soviet gov They said age was be ginning to tell on the ebullient Khrushchev diplomatic sources said he is having to slow down from his arduous Publicly the birthday was un Calendars merely carried a one sentence notation that Khrushchev was born In Tnis is the standard Uon for all prominent person Khrushchev made front pages today only ns the author of his first important a collec tionof his most important speeches and To all appearances the Soviet See Page 10 Faubus Spikes Rumors About School Plans April Orval Faubus of Arkansas spiked recent ru mors Thursday night that he might order strifetorn Central High School at Little Rock re opened this fall on a partially integrated I shall never use the power of my office to force integra tion In the face of overwhelm ing popular Faubus told a Junior Chamber of Com merce Fabus ordered Central High School closed last fall in the face of federalenforced Integra The school and throe other Little Rock high schools have remained closed ever Students attend private schools In Little Rock or take correspondence Many went out of state or to other The Arkansas chief executive is on a tour of He is scheduled to visit the southwest outdoor sports show in Oallas He said he would also hold a news Faubus found a sympathetic audience in He was interrupted frequently by ap See Page 10 April Texas taxpayers today were assured of bearing the cost to operate their state government at a rate five times higher In fiscal 1960 61 than in A conference committee will be week to work out in the House and SenatefiPpPpriations budg Senators voiced approval of their versions Legislators got a weekend with the homefolk after the Houses major tax program was laid out this The Senates budget program is about 26 million dollars below the House budget and sets an overall spending budget of for the next two William Fly of piloted his Finance Committees appropriation version virtually unscathed through the He predicted it would take at least two or three weeks to smooth out the differences in In addition to the major selec tive sales tax bill legis lators also will have an option In a gross receipts tax bill CHBSOO approved by the House Revenue and Taxation Commit tee Blan chards proposal would raise See Page 10 DE 17 at day who side by ce arr Indical Special Session COPPERAS April 17 Speaker Waggon er said Thursday night the Texas Legislature may have to meet in a special session if it docs not solve the states finan cial and other pressing prob The Legislature adjourn May but members may meet themselves coming back for a special he said in a speech at the annual banquet of the Copperas Cove Chamber of Texas faces the greatest fi nancial crisis in its he If we solve this prob lem each Individual Texan must pay his proportionate share of the tax He predicted that the tax bill to be taken up by the House on Monday will not please every one because if passed it will affect every tax payer In the Carr said that since October See Page 10 Polio In Texas Running Higher April 17 m The number of polio CUSOH report ed In 1050 Is running well ahead of n ynar the State Htnllh Department said to 1 A total of 43 cftNOH have been reported this year compared to 2U year t t t s II Five are he The for home ma Newsmen En Several hours bofor was freed the prison See Friday Alert Test Military s But wasnt April 17 OR A mock nuclear bomb attack hit the United States Hundreds of communities tested their readiness to meet All TV and radio stations went off the nlr for 30 minutes then of them came bnck on for emergency Sirens began a steady scream at the nation wns getting a warning that enemy planes were two hours In some spots there that much time and in a few instances it was up to local officials to tell the people whether to evacuate their com munities or sock the nearest and host At Selfriclge Air Force Base in Michigan a surprise alert call ed reserve officers of the 10th Air Force to duty in an 18 Htato area of the central United They had no ad vance notice and were given1 the call at their regular civilian buildings were Government evacuated at Some what of a holiday atmos See Norway Grants Permission To Use Airfields AF Seeks Cone At Spitzbergen April 17 UPI The Air Force said today an aerial search is under way over the vast topoMhe world Arctic wastes for the space capsule ejected from the Discoverer II It said the search is being conducted in the Spitzbergen area just north of the Arctic with the approval and coopera tion of the Norwegian govern The Air Force said the search was being conducted by A spokesman said he did not know whether surface vessels also were The Air Force Base had reported earlier that the searching planes would use foreign bases if necessary and if The brief Air Force announce ment that the search is under way said A significant portion of the capsule is being conducted with the approval of the Norwegian government in the Spitzbergen The capable of car rying living organisms in orbit around the was ejected from Discoverer II on Tues day somewhere in the Polar region about 30 hours after a successful The feat was accomplished by means of a preset automatic device which worked after plans were abandoned to recover the capsule in the vicinity of But the vastness of the Polar region out of range of Ha waiibased aircraft and Navy surface units gave scientists only a remote chance of achiev ing the worlds first actual re covery of a capsule from At a foreign ministry spokesman said Norway had been asked through the Ameri can embassy for permission to coast of that country as bases for search Permission will be the spokesman He said the search for the space capsule was considered as part of the studies under the international geophysical There was no immediate indi cation here at the Discoverer II launch site whether any objec tions would be encountered from Russia In searching the icecapped Polar but it was pointed out that both the and Soviet Union main tain weather stations and fly weather missions freely in the search the Discoverer II use on the bleak north MISHAP DKAOLV Mexico UP Nine persons died and 11 were injur ed when a bus crashed into a tree during a rainstorm near Cotulla Tuesday Officials believed the steering wheel lock FLYING BANK BOBBER IX CUSTODV Frank Lawrenoi is led from the Federal Building in in custody of FBI After a hearing he was placed dtr bond pending removal to Ohio to face charges robbing a bank of Sprenz was arresteij by Mexican security police at the Yucatan Island resort of zumel and turned over to FBI agents at W jf i i I ;