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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 22, 1959, Corsicana, Texas LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Thursday with slowly rising tem peratures low tonight in Thermometer Readings B 9 10 11 12 1 f56 58 1 60 62 63 64 Complete Weather Report on Market 273 HiHomeof the Daily Sunand SemiWeakly Mornino I iahtff LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS PAGES More Millions Lopped From Texas Tax r r r r r r r m f r r r r r r KH West ReadiesPackage Deal For Geneva ADMIT TOUGH ROAD AHEAD FOR MEETING Troop Fullback Being Linked To German Unity April The Western powers have work ed out a major package deal to offer the Soviets at the forth coming EastWest talks in Ge neva but the going is still up diplomatic sources disclos ed A tentative plan worked out by experts from the United France and West Germany would link the unifica tion of Germany with a two phased program for controlling arms in Central Europe and gradually limiting the size of troops and The plan thus postpones until J later any pullback of Western troops from Central Europe and makes it conditional on progress toward German Brit ain yielded to pressure from her allies in agreeing to the Originally Britain want a thinning out of troops to come The tentative agreement was the highlight of a series of East West developments including East German Commun ists referred to the Air Force today as air pirates and said their highlevel flights to Berlin could cause grave inter national German Communist leader Walter Ulbricht called on Blgf Three Western Min isters today to accept the Soviet plan for His state ment calling for allied evacua Page Herter Assumes Full Duties 0 M State Secretary April 22 UPI Christian Herter was formally sworn in today as the new secretary of state President standing at his proclaimed thai Herter was the best person11 for the Members of the cabinet anc congressional leaders from both parties watched as the 64year old former governor of Mass achusetts took the oath in the cabinet room of the White For an oathtaking ceremony Eisenhower spoke at unusua The spirit of ailing John Foster now the former secretary of dominatec his As the President handed Her ter his commission of white scroll tied with blue rib the chief executive tolt Herter you well know how you and I kept hoping and praying for Fosters early recovery in the hope that he could come He went on to say that Her has been under secre knew well that Dul m Jes and the President had de cided that he was the best per son to take his Dulles As you undertake this mis God bless you and I am sure the people of the United r States join me in that the President Herter thanked the See Page 13 City Wants Sewer System Data From Engineers NEW ADMINISTRATION INSTALLED Studio Photo BEADING Mayor Studio Photo FRED BLUCHER Commissioner Stmlio Photo MGARY Commissioner Youth Admits Killing Woman For Dollar Loot COLORADO April 22 A boy of 15 told police Tuesday night he stabbed an elderly woman wel fare worker to death In her home and then robbed his vic tim of a bloodied onedollar said the Richard Walter son of and John Fitz told them he had set out to rob Florence about because he was ashamed to tell his parents he had lost his job in a local He said he stabbed the woman in her Police found the body of a county welfare worker who lived about two blocks from the on the floor of her home Tuesday She had been killed the night Her body was ripped by 44 stab One finger was nearly severed and some wounds were as deep as the 9inch hunt ing knife police said was the The boy was arrester at Francis Hospital late Monday by Detective Tom who had gone there on the theory killer may have been cut See Page 3 95 Scientists Flee In Week April 22 five scientists escaped from satellite East Germany to West Berlin in the past seven Most of the scientists said the Communist government has improved living conditions for professional men in an effort to halt the mass But the flight has gone on because the regime has continued to in terfere in their work and pri vate Studio Photo MISS KATE DUNN AssessorCollector Studio Photo DON PEVfiHOUSE City Attorney Hewspapers Must Be World Mirror NEW April newspaper worthy of its name can operate without ethical purpose to hold a true mirror of the world up to the readers eyes so he may run his own life and the president of the American Newspaper Publishers Associa tion said ANPA President Tennant of the Richmond Times Dispatch and News opened general ses sions of the Trade Associa tions 73rd annual He took the occasion of the presidents annual message to review the philosophy on which Americas free press is The singleminded ethic of the he must be to make its news mirror true and He said he thought it was more important See Page 12 Prowler Slags Wife Of Solon SAN April 22 Franklin Spears wife of a state was struck on the head by a prowler who awakened her al her home early whose husband is in Austin at the Legislature was alone in the house with her two small children when she awoke about to find the thug standing over her bed she When she he struck her on the head with his fists she She screamed a second time and the man fled she The prowler She was not badly Corsicanas newly elected of ficials were hardly sworn in at Tuesdays City Commission meeting before the new disposal plant and outfall which had been a preelection con troversial became a central subject of lengthy Before the session had ended at the commission had voted to demand that the consulting engineers come here to answer allegations raised about the plant and Beading Presides Reading opened the meeting as mayor pro since retiring Mayor Tom Eady is out of the city on a trip with re tiring Commissioner Ben and designated Jane Cur ington secretary to record the minutes in the absence from the city of City Secretary Charles After getting the previous meetings minutes out of the the reorganization of the commission was Retiring City Attorney Johnny Chirafls administered the mayors oath to who hen swore in Commissioner Fred Miss Kate city tax and iity Attorney Don Hayes Mayor Pro Tern Mayor Reading explained that Lester McGary had already been given the oath as commis See Page 9 Royal Women Ignore Critics To Visit Pope April Princess a devout member of the Church of Eng established a modern pre cedent for the British Royal Family today by attending her second audience with a Roman Catholic She and her mother Ignored the protests of extreme Protestant groups in her The who met the late Pope Pius XII 10 years and Queen Mother Elizabeth were received privately in the Vatican by his Pope John After the audience Margaret planned a day of sightseeing to be topped off by an champagnedrinking party to night in one of the plushiest nightclubs in the Italian The Queen Mothers program was more formal unveiling of a monument to Brit ish poet Lord Margaret was not invited to the sources for fear she would steal the spotlight from the Queen Mother and Lord In such organizations as the Protestant Truth the Scottish Reformation Socie ty and the Protestant Alliance See Page 12 CLAIM COST OF LIVING STABLE DVRING MARCH Soviets Forced West German Arming April 22 UPI German Defense Min ister Franz Josef Strauss said today the whole issue of Ger man rearmament has been used for years as propaganda slo gan by the at a news conference at Strategic Air Command head dismissed Soviet ob jections to German rearma ment with the comment that Russia had a complete navy and air force in East Germany five years before West Germany put its first man in Rearmament would not have been started had not the Soviet jioiicy in Europe been antago he Grrman rearmamnt was started by a decision of the Western Big Three after World War he It was be gun in the summer of but it took until 1956 to get a who was given a briefing on SAC operations and a tour of the SAC underground control center left this morning for Los Angeles on the next leg of his 18day tour of the United The Soviets started a police troop in the occupation zone after the he told report ers in 1950 and the general rearmament of the Soviet zone was under way and when we did not have one the Soviets had a complete an air force equipped with MIG 15s and 17s and a small Fear of German military re vival Is not even he because the German army is under command of NATO and is not a national West Germany Is the only member state of NATO which has declared its army ready to assign all combat units to Not a single unit is under national German while most countries have units assigned to NATO and also national If Russia is interested in German he it must be because they fear the strength of He said West Germany had no munitions plans and even Its nuclear stockpiles are handled outside of our coun Strauss predicted that Rus although it has declared itself militarily will not risk a I could not he more con vinced of this having now seen is the physical proof of what I had believed he April 22 UPI The Soviet Foreign Ministry today sent a new note to the United Diplomatic said it was a protest Farm Income Slump Due April 22 government report ed today that living costs re mained unchanged in Lower food prices offset In creased cost of other goods and The Labor Departments con sumer price index registered last This was a record for March and three tenths of one per cent higher than a year price chief of the Bureau of Labor Voting May 16 Slated Emhouse School Merger Voters of the two school dis tricts will decide May if Emhouse is to con solidate with County Judge Kenneth Doug las set the date for the election Wednesday morning after tions had from both school The Em house petition contained 24 names and the Corsicana peti tion 27 The courthouse will be the voting place for tha Corsicana district and the Emhouse school the polling place for that dis John Davis will be the Corsicana presiding judge and Jim Bob Collier the presiding judge at Dana Williams and Matt president of the board of presented the Corsicana petition and Megason presented the Em house petition simultaneously Wednesday Groundwork for the action See Pago 3 Vetoes School Spanking Bill April 22 Nelson who says he has spanked his own children on today ve toed a which would have freed school teachers to use force on unruly The measure would have tak en the decision on use of corporal punishment away from school boards and given it to individual against accelerated construe tion of missile sites in Wes Germany and other western Washington sources indicated the protest would be The delivered to officials in followed a note to the Bonn government Tuesday protesting nuclear armament in Diplomatic sources here said todays note roughly paralelled the one to West Germany and complained about the missile They said the note alleged the western measures were undermining the East West foreign ministers confer ence to be held May 11 in Ge April 22 Swedish Navy reported today a slowdown in Soviet submarine construction See Page 12 AP WirephotoJ HUG FOR A gets a big hug from Deborah after he saved her life when she fell into an open septic tank while playing near her home in Tex Freddie saw Deborah fall into the tank and grabbed her leg and held her until some other children arrived to help pull her any arrest in Panama said the Index has moved with in a range of twotenths of one per cent for the post nine This is the longest per iod of stability on Riley But he said signs point to in creased living costs in forth coming months because of ad vances in food costs expected during the Because of past workers whose wages are geared to the index will not receive any costofllving pay The workers Include railroad and aircraft Sec Page 3 Margot Fonteyn Silent About Panama Arrest April 22 British ballerina Margot Fon leyn omiled cheerfully fused answer any i about her when she arrived here Im Im not going to say Dame Margot told a score of waiting news She had spent 24 hours In the presidential suite of Panama Citys jail on a charge of aiding her husband in an alleged plot against the After considerable she was released on condition she get out of the an offer she promptly With her raven black hair pulled back into a severe Dame Margot insistently made her way through the reporters to check in for her flight to See Page 3 Settle Dispute On Cotton Belt April 22 P1 Fed eral Mediator Earl Nowlln said Tuesday the Cottonbelt rail way and Trainmens union had reached an agreement ending the threat of a He said the company agreed to extend seniority rights to yardmen on a systemwide The union said the issue had been under negotiation three The Brotherhood of Rail road Trainmen had sought a change In practices so that older workers among the unionB members could move to jobs In yards which the railroad will not close All strike action U cancell Newlln April 32 agriculture depart ment that net farm income drop to about this year due to lower farm rising pro duction costs and a drop in fed oral payments to This would be about 8 per The drop was expected to be a blow to Agriculture Secre tary Ezra Taft Bensons hopes to persuade Congress to author ize further sharp reductions in farm price The departments report made no direct mention of reductions ordered by Benson under pres ent law in price support rates for many 1959 But offi cials said they took account of these cuts in forecasting a drop in 1959 farm Although lower than last the expected net farm in come for 1959 was well above the reported In 1957 and was about the same as the figure for The department said In Its The Farm Out See Pago 12 Magruder Named To Head Korean Forces April 22 UPI Carter B Magruder today was assignee by President Eisenhower as the new com of anc United Nations forces In Korea now Army Deput Chief of Staff for was nominated for promotion to the rank of full general while serv ing in his now He will succeed George The latter will be come Vice Chief of Staff of the replacing Lyman L Lcmnitzer who takes over as Army Chief of Staff on June 30 Decker has been commander in chief In Korea since July 1 DANIEL GIVEN BOOl BY ACTIONS Mfcany Changes Made By House During Debate April 22 ff Tlu House put the axe to the pro posed general tax bill today to the tune of 47 12 million dol One slash at the overall tax recommended by the House Revenue and Taxation ommitteo to cure Texas de ficit and to finance 196061 chopped off a key provision for state franchise Vote Decisive Elimination of the oneyear franchise tax estimated to bring in about 13 12 million gave the green light to Price Daniels effort to get franchise taxes approved separately before the general ax If passed by the two thirds of the House and Senate before May 1 it could bo applied to the current The vote cutting out the fran chise tax provision was The administration bill to han dle the franchise tax problem separaely is scheduled to be debated as soon as the House completes study of the general tax Other Slashes Other slashes today Included Deletion of from the proposed bill by killing a five per cent retail tax on hard The vote was See TAX Page 12 Special Session Prospects Loom Much Stronger April 22 M costly prospect of a special session or sessions grew today as the House showed no speed on its tax The Senate passed an Insur ance investment measure and agreed to keep an archery hunt ers bill The President also selectee James Moore as th new Chief of Staff for th supreme Alllec powers In succeeding See Page 3 9 Negroes Hijack Baltimore Bank April negro gunmen rob bed a branch of the First Na tlonal Bank of today and escaped in n stolen The bandits entered the hanli at about and escap ed In a customers blue 1958 Chevrolet station Police spotted the car once and chased it toward the Baltl more county The search was concentrated In the subur ban Plkcsvllle The House defeated pro posed five per cent retail sales tax on Then It voted to boost the present excise tax on whisky from to a Blanchard of Lub one of tho tax bill lead warned further He urged the House to move faster on the budgetbal ancing and deficiterasing meas The Senate accepted Housa amendments and sent to tho governor a bill to allow Insur ance companies to Invest up to half their capital stock In fed enillyinsured real estate mort The Senate also kept open for further changes tho much amended hill to allow bow and arrow hunters to kill deer and Javellna In many It agreed to nnmc a conference committee to mnke Instminuta revisions for counties which mny want to he The conflict between need for See Page 7 GOP Sees Road Cash Crisis April 22 President Eisenhower and GOP Congressional leaders discussed today a possible fiscal crisis the highway con struction program if Congress fails to Increase the federal gas oline The Republican leaders said that federal funds to the states for the interstate highway pro gram may be cut off after July 1 if tho Democraticcontrolled Congress refuses to hike the tax from 3 to 4 12 cents per gal lon as recommended by Eisen In they assured the President that public reaction is beginning to slow down Democratic opposition to his campaign to achieve a balanced House GOP Leader Charles Halleck told reporters after the weekly White House leadership conference the Democrats are beginning to realize they had better slow down but they have not slowed up enough Tho Indiana House I J also said that at the moment he sees no Indication that the Democratic majority in Con gress would pass the Presidents recommended increase in taxes on gasoline or higher postal Halleck and Senate GOP lead er Everett Dlrksen of Illinois outlined for the President the prospect that federal allocations to states for highway building purposes may have to halt Ju ly 1 unless Congress approves the administration plan to hike the federal gasoline tax from the present 3 cents a gallon to 1 12 Dlrkwen a recent effort by the Chicago Tribune to meas ure public sentiment on a bal anced budget and Its relation ship to inflation had produced a phenomenal He said a flood of forms clipped front the Tribune to Indicate support of the Elsenhower po sition on balancing the budget reflected genuine public inter Halleck said that he thought congressional Democrats were beginning to feel pressures from their home states concerning called this excessive In his he the Democrats were beginning to react to these pressures by cut ting back some but not Halleck said tho congression al Republicans would redouble efforts to cut these programs down because to do otherwise would fuel the fires of inflation and delay a tax He mentioned specifically tha housing bill pending in tho the aid to education and legislation for control water In each he the funds envisioned were far beyond the Presidents budget requests and considerab ly more than Both Halleck and Dirksen cit ed the Rural Electrification Reorganization Bill now await ing presidential action as an ex ample of bad but they did not forecast Elsenhow ers approval or JUHOR CAVT SERVE name of Charlotte Bryant ol Missoula was drawn Tuesdaj a jury to hear a traffu roan slaughter She wont Larry Blakney waj charged with manslaughter aftei Bryants death in an acci June ;