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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 28, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Generally fair through Wednesday cooler Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 70 74 76 78 79 80 81 Complete Weather Report on Market Daily Sunand SemiWeekly Morning LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 278 APRIL 1959 PAGES Johnson Urges Gains To Balance ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft HIGHWAY ENGINEER Highway Chief En gineer testifies at the Governors public hearing in on truck load Seated behind Greer are Jim representing the and Sen Wil liam Fly of sponsor of the bill increasing truck load limit to Governor Daniel was holding a pub lic hearing to determine if he should sign or veto the He later signed AP Wirephoto County Road Jobs On May Program Three contracts on roads in Navarro county are scheduled to be let at the May sessions of the Texas Highway Commission in according to the local highway engineers The three projects include a combination job on shoulders on Highway 31 from Corsicana through Powell slightly in ex cess of six and then three miles of Highway 287 from the end of the pave Panel Approves New Lease On Parking Area A new draft of lease con cerning the Wofford property for a proposed offstreet free parking lot with terms even more favorable than previously was approved Monday by the Downtown Modernization com mittee of the Chamber of Com merce which will now see if the city will execute the lease pro vided rental and improvements are defrayed by business firms pledged to support the proj Chairman Jack Youn called the meeting to submit the newest version of the lease to the committee and ascer tain the wishes of the members In light of the new At tending to hear the proposal were Embry CO chairman George Clarence Gabe Gold Hoyt Moore and Manager Dick The newest draft of the lease agreement provides that the leasee project sponsors may cancel the 10year lease after a years time with 30 days writ ten notice with improvements made to the property to become the owners or should the own er cancel the contract after See 2 ment east of Eureka to Cham bers creek The second project includes a new road on FM662 from a point one mile west of Porter1 Bluff on the Trinity in thi extreme northeast corner o Navarro county to connect with permanent farmmarket road in Ellis This will givi East Texans a route to avoic congested areas In the Dalla vicinity by using this cutof to Waxahachie and thence to Fort Worth and Wes Texas The third project slated foi letting is the several mile long road from Frost south towarc Brushie Plans have been completed and have sent to Austin for the rebuilding of the Farm Marke Road 55 from Silver City to See Page 5 Ohio Solon Is Cancer Victim April 28 James Polk DOhio died today at the Wai ter Reed Army He was A hospital spokesman sail Polk died of cancer at He had been patient since March Polk served more than 18 o the last 28 years in Congress First elected in he took his seat when the 72nd congres convened March He dii not seek reelectiori in bu ran again in 1948 and H had held the seat ever Polk was born on a farm In Penn Hlghlani Polk was the third Hous member to die since congres convened His death left two vacancies in the Housi with the party lineup at 28 Democrats and 152 Republican ft OAS To Aid Panama In Inva APPEAL FOB FORCES IS PRESSED Morse Wants Look Of Sources Of All Agitation April 28 UPI The council of the Or ganization of American States OAS voted by acclamation to day to aid Panama against Approve Resolution The council approved a resolu which on member states to use all means at their dis josal to prevent bands of ebels from their territory from attacking OAS member states o give favorable consideration Panamas request for mili appointment of an on the spot investigation with planes put ts disposal for peaceful ob Branded Pirates The council acted after Pan amanian Ambassador Ricardo Arias branded invading jroups as international pirates who hope to conquer one Ameri can state after Arias said that although the See Page 8 Armed Rebels Appear Headed Over Isthmus April 2a spearhead force of 20 invaders struck across the Sandbla Mountain range today in what appeared to be the start of a drive across the Isthmus to Panama City 60 miles There was a possibility they would run into Reports of the thrust from the coast arrived as Panamas American neighbors rushed to help the government crush the invasion group before It could get The advance group of revolu tionaries headed south toward an abandoned railroad bed which would help the first 20 miles of their penetration into the Halfway between them and Panama City lies the Lake Mad den watershed which supplies electricity and water to operate the canal and water for Pana ma Colon and the Cana The watershed Is policed by Canal zone Cuba sent two highranking revolutionary Army officials to do what they could to stop any Cuban revolutionaries among the The two Cuban army officers sent by the Cuban government See Page 9 BANK LOSES QUEBEC April 28 bandits today held up a bank of Nova Scotia branch in Quebecs industrial center of Malo and escaped with police Texas House Votes Annual Pay Cotton Supports Pegged On April 28 UP purchase price for 1959 rop cotton grown under acre ge allotments will be on the niddling oneinch the Agriculture Department The departments price sup ort loans on cotton grown on arms exercising a right under a new cotton program to over dant allotments by 40 per cent will be on the basis of ents for middling oneinch cot The rates and prices were an nounced in action adjusting the governments cotton program to he base grade used by com mercial cotton Farm law requires that sup port and purchase prices be set on the basis of 78 inch mid Cotton markets use the Gift Horse Slows Castro Trip April 28 UP Cubas Fidel finding Texas and Texans to his tore up his schedule and drove leisurely to Wharton today to select a gift He and his party poured Into Eric Petersens cafe on the outskirts of Wharton and dawdled over a breakfast of About an hour later Castro his party climbed back into automobiles and drove to the Bar JF Ranch 4 miles west of Petersen said she knew Castro would arrive this morn ing for But I didnt erpect anything like she waving to the massed camera police and Houston digni taries who descended on the roadside In Houston Monday the Cuban prime minister denied that he had any part In the cur rent revolution in He also spiked reports that he and his brother com 1 mander of Cubas armed are having The revolutionary leader left his hotel this morning for about 60 miles south west of to select a quarter horse colt given him by an ad It was after he was told that a colt of his choice had been given him that Castro decided to spend the night in A colt was offered by oilman and owner of the Bar JF Ranch at Ferguson showed Gas j Mon day a picture of Sure the worlds champion working quar one of whose offspring the rancher is offering to the The colts are valued up to Castro was greeted by a crowd of shouting FidU when he ar rived In Waiting for him was Raul who had flown in unannounced several hours amid re ports from Cuba that the two brothers were in Fidel said he had phoned Raul Sunday and asked him to meet him In He said he had been out of Cuba for 10 days and he wanted Rauls impres sions of how things were The unpredictable Cuban Leader arrived here two hours late because he slopped to shake hands and talk with admirers Rauls trip to Houston ap parently came as a surprise to many in Fidels Press1 secretary Evans Houghton sai If Fidel knew his brother wa coming from Havana he failed to tell While police held back the en thusiastic Fidel was es corted to the International Air port dining where Hous tonians had been keeping luncheon of Swiss steak and potatoes warm for several hours Replying to a welcome b Mayor Lewis Castro said he appreciated the fine recep tion accorded him and that he wanted to see several Cuban friends from Texas who hac helped him in the During the luncheon he wore a large Texas hat which had been presented him on his ar It was after he was told tha he was being given a quarter horse colt that Castro announc ed he would stay overnight in He said he would drive today to the ranch of the in Whar ton to see the oneinch middling as the base The announcement included a schedule of premiums and dis iasis of cents a pound for counts to be used in determining of individual lots of letter grades draw higher pric es than the base grade used by he Under this the mar kets base one See Observers Say Liu Election Means Trouble HONG April 23 cm POLLUTION CAN DOOM MANKIND April A Public Health Service official has warned that man kind may be wiped out through pollution of his David Price Washing assistant surgeon gener al of the said man could be doomed to extinction 20 years before he became aware of In an address the Indus observers British and Chinese here agreed today the election of Liu Shaochi as of Red China means But they split sharply on whether it means trouble foi the West or for Communis Peiping is In an American diplomat This means they are split wide We are in a British expert on China Peiping s going to play tougher thai ever Theres going to be a Chinese observer predicted The Chinese people dont like We have not heard the last of it Peiping radio kept emphasiz ng that Mao Tzetung was stil he nations hero and chief Mao stepped down from presidency but retained the most powerful job as head of ruling Communist party The broadcast said crowds fill ed the beating drums and dancing and sing shouting praises to Mao See Page 2 Padre Island Park Approved April 28 UP advisory board on nation al parks today recommended In cluding eight new areas in the national park includ ng Padre The boards submit to Secretary of Interior Fred proposed that he seek congressional approval of bills establish it as one of the na tional shoreline The board said its approval of the Padre Island bill was contin gent upon immediate steps to eliminate all drill ing and production of or other minerals after passage of the he buying price of the whichever the case loan may trial Health listed radiation and air Price pollu tion as an increasing menace to public It Is wonder we all live under thes hadow of haunting fear that something may corrupt the environment to the point where man joins the dinosaurs as an obsolescent form of Price And what makes these thoughts all the more disturbing is the knowledge that our fate could perhaps be sealed 20 or more years before the develop So 1 Pauling Avers Any Strontium Now 7 oo Much NEW April Linus Nobel prize winning said to day that amounts of stontium 90 now judged permissible could cause every thousandth child in an entire generation to die of Pauling protested the recent raising of the permissible lim it by the National Committee on Radiation Protection and Measurements in a letter to the New York Times published to The head of the chemistry division of the Cali fornia Institute of has long been an outspoken op ponent of contined nuclear test ing which raises the worlds level of radiactive The only safe amount of strontium 90 in the bones of Sec Page 8 1LASTIC BAG NEW YORK Two ynarold Lorraine Alversson slipped a small plastic bag over her head anil suffocated IMonday while her mother was away from their Manhattan apartment on a 10minuio shopping April 28 House members tentatively voted themselves a a year pay raise The salary addition to their present be voted on again in the then be approved by the Senate and Texas The measure finally passed 10639 and seemed on its way to the Verification of the first vote was Ten members disappeared during the roll call The final vote became which means it must come up agnin before the The proposed constitutional change says merely that Texas egislators will get an annual salary of a Its Its a dishonest contended John Youre not telling the people that this is on top of the a day we get during sessions We have nothing to said Will Smith of Beau the I suggest that anyone who doesnt think he is worth a year to vote against then not run for Expense Only Smith claimed the present per day during sessions is ex See LEGISLATURErPage 2 Daniel Advises County Curbs On Truck Loads April bill boosting the truck load limit to pounds after 1960 Is now Texas Price after nn unprecedented daylong public hearing yesterday on the signed it He hud late until Monday midnight to decide whether to or let it become law without his The gross weight increase which will bring Texas weight limit in line with other South orn and Western states can be carried on most of the states highways without endangering the safety or structure of the Daniel Daniel said the bill would have been more desirable if It had excluded from the increas ed truck limits all county and farm to market But this power of exclusion is vested in the county com mlKsioners and the highway de and since large major itie the In both houses voted bill as U now for the Angry House Adds Health April 28 heart UPI The House many other tions Committee angrily described administration ed President Eisenhowers plans for health pro anced budget today and voted as unreal add to spending fool proposed for and committee approved in Accusing the tftaling for of trying to economize at public health expense of the peoples for the office of educa the committee said its and for the food concealed budget plans for drug back federal research also alloted an extra for welfare program handled Corsicana the Social Security The increases were written In Dawson a appropriation to finance the Education and Welfare Department and School Labor Department and re Page S Two more small Navarro ty school districts were annexed to larger districts Luce Is The county school board approved annexation of As High common school district with Dawson independent school district and Pottys Chapel Envoy mon school district with April 28 enna Independent school The Senate today con the nomination of This action came et a Boothe Luce as ambas ial meeting of the county to Brazil over scattered at the president a Mr call was 79 to county the two days of debate she denounced by some Demo Copies of resolutions as an pure ing annexation were political from boards of trustees of came after the Re of the four school leadership launched a Pettys Chapel has 25 defense of the chic through the eighth grade ambassador to Italy and High has 13 students Connecticut GOP House the sixth Actual tinuation of classes wont GOP Leader Everett effective until the end of Dirksen who led the school urged approval of the Dana Williams of because of the See Page playwright actress and He Entire the Senate not to hold against her some partisan political statements she made Tribe Page B April 28 An entire And Rain tribe of 700 persons fled from Iraq Into Turkey Monday because they disapproved of Midwest Premier Abdel Karim Tho Associated Press it was rains heaviest In Monday in some places beal The Turkish foreign on saturated sections ol refused to confirm or deny Midwest Monday night and but high security said the tribe had taken was deluged by at southwest Inches of the largest after crossing the frontier amount there since Oc northern Paw was Name of the tribe not by but it was said to have Chicago More ported the abortive Mosul an inch fell in DOS against the KasHcrn Kansas Cleve last Columbus and BUSH TOLD INP01 OpposiJ Aired Ir WASHINGTON chaiJ major political msinessmen to gel selves and with to cd issues most I can do is to urge that those authorized zone and en force the restrictions necessary See Page 2 27 Boys Escape At Gatesville April 28 Russia recently sent a ship Sixteen underpasses were inmates of Kurdish tribesmen from flooded In the State Training School rorjsnvict territory to They high winds Boys broke out Monday niRhtiWGrc reported armed and tralnedjand hail hit many areas and 17 still were missing guerrilla ling the Perry said the boys kicked a screen from a window and fled the reforma tory at about 8 It was one of the largest breaks In some The fugitives were aged 15 to Four were arrested In Gales ville within 2 dur affect business dlrl Thurston publican 1 cratlc chairman er addressed a lull slon of the 47th ng of the Three Possible Senate Democratic Johnson in session suggested the balance the federal budget he long range is by action t3 ncrease the nations Johnson said the budget can be balanced by cutting spend ng or raising taxes but that There Is a third way and it does not Involve wild eyed spending or Impractical It Involves bold and Imaginative action to ncrease the wealth of It involves prudent steps to re ease the full productive capaci ty of men and Sees Budget Cut Johnson predicted that Con gress would reduce President See Page CC Initiates Drive For New Nemberships The Chamber of Commerce membership drive to raise tho increase in this years budget got off to a racing start Tuesday at with an nouncement that over has already been received In In creased dues commitments by present Chairman Hagle an nounced that 72 in response to letters mailed out h a d voluntarily agreed to increases In their dues amount to Mimeograph ed lists of those who had re sponded to the suggestion they hike their dues to help meet tho increased budget were distribut ed for the campaign workers benefit at the outset of the kick off coffee and donuts You can see from this list that we are doing all Chairman Hagle declared op He added that If two or three big dues paying firms come through with ex pected increases this It will mean 60 per cent of tho goal already In hand before tho personal contact worker by cam paigners It looks like our goal Is In sight from the response we al ready have received from the We want to finish this all up by Friday if we possibly Each of you Is requested See Page 2 Texan Starts 2Year Trip To Nowhere In Vital Highway Data Sought By MARGUERITE DAVIS April 28 Ronnie Edmiston of crawled up in to the cab of his big tractor trailer truck today and began 7 12 hours of driving that would get him Edmiston directed his tandem loaded with pounds of concrete around a loop of especially con structed He drove at a sedate 35 miles an drop ping to 30 on the because the Highway Research Board already knows that fas ter are hard on high ways and But other facts still are to be established by the platoon of 36 soldiers driving trucks around five loops of highway before the twoyear test is concluded in the fall of The road test is sponsored by the American Association of State Highway Officials AAS HO with the cooperation of Allied Industries and the mili It will establish the effect of varying truckloads on con crete and blacktop and quency and indicate type of the fre repairs and make special stu dies of such subjects as paved pavement fatigue and tire size and The 14plus miles of highway loops were put together in seg ments of 100 with the same care as a cook devotes to an an gel food Depths of the seg ments range from 2 12 to 21 12 inches for and from less than one inch to 31 for as Each segment is laced with special electronic instruments which record the roads reaction to weather and Researchers Invested about a million dollars in inventing and building some of the devices There Is the long itudinal for ex a trailertype affair of aluminum mounted on motor cycle wheels with a bicycle wheel suspended in the The trailer can he hitched to a and electric wires con necting a recorder on the profi lometer with a battery of im plements in the truck make it possible to record even the slightest roughness in the road It is hoped the final expected in the spring of will give highway builders scien tific basis for designing roads to withstand known weight and bulk of and Until it was ex experience was the pri mary Senate Overrides REA Veto April Senate voted by a slim margin today to override President Eisenhowers veto of a hill stripping Agriculture Secretary Ezra Taft Benson of his authority over rural electrification The roll call vote was 61 to barely more than the nec essary twothirds The which Elsen hower rejected only Monday was sent to the House where a twothirds majority also Is needed to But Democrats were prepared to fight over lis rejection of the measure to strip Agriculture Secretary Ezra Benson of authority over REA The Senate gets first crack April 28 UPI Congressional Demo crats figured today that they have a good chance of handing President Eisenhower his first setback on a They said they believed they could muster the twothirds vote required in both the Sen ate and House to override Ei senhowers disapproval yester day of a Rural Electrification Administration Congress has never overrid den an Elsenhower veto in his more than six years In the White In most the legislators havent even tried because of the odds against served noticu at the presidential The Senate Democratic policy com mittce has not decided whether to move to but back ers of the bill were confident the attempt would be Sam Rayburn D told newsmen there a good chance the House woulJ vote to override the Dem ocratic whip Carl Albert but said he anticipated a hard The Senate originally passed the bill by a vote of 60 to or more than a twothirds margin Tho vote in the House was 254 to a little under twothirds But absentees could change the Eleven senators and 50 House members did not vote on passage of the bill and their stand could determine whether Elsenhowers veto stands The bill amends both 1939 and 1953 reorganization plans for the In vetoing Eisen hower said the REA has work ed well and progressed efficlent y under the present The REA started out in 1933 as an independent agency to make lowinterest loans to co operatives and other nonprofit roups to extend electricity to rural Loans for extending telephone service were added In the REA was placed under the agriculture depart ment and in 1953 some of tha administrators functions wera transferred to the agriculture The new bill was prompted by an unwritten order from Ben son in 1957 requiring the REA administrator to submit all loans over to an official in Bensons office for Cooperatives protested that the secret order would expose the REA program to political man The figure since has been upped to one million dol The bill would leave the REA within the agriculture depart but stipulate that the sec retary could not supervise or control Us approval See REA ;