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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 9, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL Mostly cloudy and mild through Thursday with scattered light rain this afternoon and tonight and scat tered showers Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 I i 62 63 64 62 64 Complex Weather Report on 66 68 Market BlHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly LEASED WIRES OF PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW profit governments spot house CHICAGO lower poor de er down with top to itrong top 159 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Ike Bewildered By Massive India Welcome 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 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft North Sea Gales Overturn Norway Freighter RADIOS ARE JAMMED WITH HELP PLEAS Heavy Rains In Po Valley Pose Threats Of Flood ter gales in the North Sea over turned a Norwegian freighter today and little hope was held for any of her 20 The giant raging for the fifth day in the Atlantic and along the coasts of has taken a toll of dead or The Elfrida was found floating bottom up off the southern coast of Norway after she radioed for Her last call for help said the crew was taking to Bodies Found The Oslo Motorship Buffalo found two overturned lifeboats six and the Norwe gian liner Oslofjord found a lifeoraft but with no one radio operators said they heard another ship report ing 10 bodies The Norwegian airsea res cue service it had three Catalina planes still search Ing for another Off the Scottish how a happy ending for the seven crew members of the North Carr lightship was final ly Crew Rescued Two Royal Air Force helicop ters plucked the crew to safety as the lightship drifted peripus ly clbse therocky An entire lifeboat crew of eight was drowned Monday night in an effort to reach the drift ing and a tug and light See Page 2 Industry Turns Down Mediation In Steel Fight V 9 The steel industry today formal ly rejected Secretary of Labor James Mitchells proposal to submit the steel labor dispute to a third party for settlement Conrad head man agement said the industry could not agree to shift its bargaining responsibility in to the hands of a third That in essence is what the industry has been saying all along with regard to the over all David steel workers union had accepted Mitchells proposal for a factfinding board to recommend a steel labor solu Mitchell made three proposals Tuesday as methods to try to solve the steel mendations by a factfinding recommendations by the or submitting un resolved issues to The union said it would ac cept either of the proposals for outsider recommendations but would not go along with bind ing V See Page 2 SETS UNOFFICIAL Lawrence climbs out of his McDonnell F4H Phantom II carrier jet at Los Angeles after a flight from Edwards Air Force The navy said Flint set an unofficial world altitude record when he took the plane up to Flint was awarded the Distin guished Flying Cross for the The present official record is feet and was set in July by a AP Wirephoto World Helicopter Record Claimed 9 helicopter piloted by an Air Force captain today estab lished an unofficial world alti tude record for its class by climbing to The Kaman H43 B crash res cue turbine powered helicopter reached the height 80 minutes after takeoff from the compa nys grounds It is not the highest altitude reached by all how A French Alouette helicopter has reached Two Robbers Kill Beat His Wife robbers killed a man and beat his wife Tuesday escap ing with the elderly couples life Jesse World War I was beaten about the head and then killed by a pistol shot through the chest while his hands were bound be hind his Goforths was battered about the head until she told the gunmen where cash savings had been The robberyslaying took place at their northeast Oklahoma farm home 9 miles southeast of Sheriff Jim Ince said about cash and a pension check made out to Go forth was Officers said 5oforth was shot when he didnt ell where all the money was a heighyof Piloting the helicopter was Walter vet prari Air Force rescue flight test center at Edwards Air Force Copilot was Air Force William project officer on the H43B develop ment The new record is far higher than previous one establish ed Russian Bl1 piston helicopter on March 12 this Its altitude was f32 The complete blowbyblow ac of the flight was carried over the public address system at the helicopter plant and everyone could hear almost con See Page 2 Farmer Gives City His Water MORRO 9 municipal well of this seaside community of ran dry and the county board of supervisors today prohibited any use of water except foi cooking and There would be no water at all except for farmer Louis Do who promptly offered the city the supply from his pri vale although It may ruin his Supervisor Jesse ap pealing to residents to take every means of conserving wa praised He said the farmer told him The peo pie come There has been no rain in the area for nearly three months and the entire year has been one of the Charge Woman In Shortage 9 Mary McCallum sat silent and almost Inconspicuous In the Then the moth erlylooking woman was ar raigned in what the prosecu tors office described as the largest embezzlement In Detroit Hands the retired bookkeeper pleaded Innocent and waived examination Tues day on charges of embezzling from a former employ The firm has reported at least missing since Averill was ordered bound over for Circuit Court trial by Recorders Judge Joseph The woman was re leased on No trial date was Wife of a former Detroit po lice Averill re tired in 1957 from her year position as head bookkeep er of Giffels Vallet a Detroit architectural and engi neering She was with the company 29 A company official went to authorities after Averill retired and said something was wrong with the firms Assistant prosecutor William Long said auditors discovered at least A warrant for Averills arrest was charging her specifically with embezzling the amount missing between July and living in retire ment with her husband at Fort was found to have acquired exten sive real estate holdings over the Police say the Averills have a 300acre farm in nearby Macomb County which is valued at It includes four homes and a large manor This was Averills third encounter with embezzlement In the year before she went with the architectural Averill pleaded guilty to embezzling from the Pennsylvania Petroleum She said she wanted to silence a former sweetheart who was attempting to blackmail I was working where it was easy to so I Averill Her who was a pa trolman at the stood by his He promised to sell their home to make In the same Averill also was accused of embezzling from the Smith Corona Typewriter hut the charge was dismissed on mo tion of the In the ensuing the Averills acquired a good deal of The Averills own a gravel pit which does business with Macomb County and Selfridge Air Force Base located near Their holdings extend into In just across the Detroit the Averills own three Near in they own an apple Farther the Averills have a Canadian summer See Page 2 I Widen Search For Prison Fugitives Angry Cowan Quits CBSTV NEW Dec 9 CSP Louis who orginated the nowdiscredited quiz show The has re signed in anger as president of the Columbia Broadcasting Sys tem television He charged Tuesday that Frank president of the entire CBS had forc ed him out using health as an excuse because of his early connection with the despite the that his person al integrity had not been ques tioned Stanton made it impossible for me to Cowan de His letter of resignation ac cused Stanton of publicly and privately expressing confidence in his integrity while urging the resignation and asking him not to communicate with his Cowan charged that Stanton refused to approve any resigna tion announcement except one giving poor health as the owan refused to go along with In reply to Cowans Slanlon said It shocks me that you should attribute to me motives that have no basis in fact whatso Cowanwas affiliated with the See Page 10 No Explanation When Goodwin Quits Probers 9 Richard Goodwin is leaving the staff of House subcom mittee which he helped expose rigged TV quiz Chairman Oren Harris D refused today to say whether Goodwin is departing at the subcommittees After the public hearings end Goodwin wrote an article for Life Magazine telling about the investigation and the personali ties He was paid for the article hut neither nor the magazine has disclosed how Harris told of Goodwins de parture from the subcommittee staff when asked whether the committee had some further in vestigative work for Goodwin has decided to leave the subcommittee and take other employment which he has been considering for some Harris Harris refused to answer when queried as to whether Goodwin was going at the sub committees Robert chief of the subcommittees re marked separately that no in ference should be drawn that Goodwin was leaving upon re Goodwin1 was Goodwin Interviewed many witnesses before they appeared nt Ihp subcommittees hearings this fall which produced testi mony that Charles Van Doren and some other big money win ners on TV quiz shows had been coached in advance of the ques tions they would be asked 9 The president of Merck today accused Senate in of resorting to myths in an effort to picture the firths prices for nn arth ritistreating drug as too John president of DRUG MAKER SAYS MYTHS BEING USED AT HEARING Cuba Officials Report Escape 0 American PINAR DEL W Military headquarters announced that North Ameri can Frank Austin Mi sentenced Tuesday by a military tribunal to 30 years imprisonment escaped from military prison early this morn Jose Argihay made the announcement that Young had escaped with another Sergio Hernandez who was to be tried Friday on counterrevolutionary Young was tried for counter revolutionary activities with 37 including Peter John Lambton of Military headquarters did not make public any details of the Both had been held at the military prison at Pinar del Rio army The prosecution had demand ed the death sentence for an Indianapolisborn adventurer who served with the British Royal Air Force in World War See Page 2 Goldiine Given Closed Hearing 9 W House investigators today granted Boston industrialist Bernard Goldfines request to testify before them in They said would bo ques tioned extensively on alleged mismanagement of one of his Goldfine came back before the committee as a result of a longwrangle over his refusal last year to answer 18 questions about alleged borrowing from the Boston Port Development a real estate holding com pany which he controlled but did not own Goldfine was convicted of contempt of congress for refus ing to answer the Hi was given a suspended sentence of a year in jail and fine and ordered to answer the questions if Hie House legisla live ovmsight Fiibcommlttee persisted in asking Goldfine asked for a closed door hearing under the House rule providing such procedure when there Is reason to believe testimony may defame or in criminate the pharmaceuti cal asked that be called to tell why they pre fer to prescribe the Merck anti preparation instead of iome lowerpriced The dispute developed when the Senate Antitrust and Mo noply subcommittee produced evidence it jhowed the Syntex of Mexico City was making a profit sell ing the arthritistreating drug prcdnisome at per bottle of John subcommittee staff testified this compar ed with a price of charged by Merck in sales of tablets to druggists and paid by testifying in the third day of subcommittee hearings on drug said Blairs story was full of For one Connor told the the figure represented only an assumed price to a mythical later told newsmen he also will protest so far as he can the is See Page 2 Daniel Ponders Special Future Plans Price Daniel says he hasnt made up his mind about a special leg islative session and he isnt ready to announce his political intentions for Thats what the governor told reporters Tuesday in his first press conference since Daniel said he thinks It will be impossible to have a special session on proposed teachers pay raises and incrcaed school costs before I plan lo call a special ses sion if there is a reasonable pos sibility of this program suc Daniel He noted that the 1 date was favored by most legislators because of the early deadline this year In filing for political Some fear their votes and actions In a special session be foru 1 might attract politi cal Daniel said he is disappoint Sce Page 10 IVY of using planes and con ducted a massive manhunt to day for 19 heavily armed and dangerous convicts still at large from Tuesdays break from North Carolinas toughest prison One convict was recaptur Two helicopters from Bragg joined the hunt the FBI Several private planes also are being used in ef forts to spot any of the con victs still in this The fact that only a few cars reported stolen in this sec led officers to believe at least some of the are still hiding not far from this prison site close to the Virginia Four one of whom iden tified himself with the escape here broke into a home in Mem and criminally at tacked a They tied up the womans husband while me stood guard with a three raped Im one of the one of the men declared in what police said was an obvious reference to the break At three of the escapees were definitely placed in Roan Tuesday night after See Page 7 Joint Trinity Dams Operation Held Necessary 9 UPt A Dal las engineer told the State of Water Engineers to day two proposed dams on the lower Trinity River must be operated in conjunction to get the amount of water that is re James Gotten testified on pleas by Houston and the Trinity River Authority to build a 40 million dollar reserfoir at Liv ngston and a five million dol lar salt water barrier at Wallls The applications diversion of gallons from Livingston and SO million daily from the water bar rier to satisfy industrial and ir rigation Board Chairman Dnrwood Manford questioned a consulting engineer for production of thn salt wa ter Gotten said the har rier will not produce the 80 mil lion gallons daily unless it Is augmented by storage at Liv This application seeks appro priation of water for which no substantial basis exists on your own It that right Manford that statement is true if you consider the salt water bar rier Unless you have joint operations you cant produce gallons a clay from the member of the con sulting firm of Forrest and Cot estimated that by 2010 the Trinity watershed will have a population of of which will be in Fort Worth and in Dallas tilt Bipartisan Opposition Voiced To Executive Changes Mulled 9 President Eisenhower reported ly is mulling over two ideas for modernizingthe top level execu tive organization ofi the govern They are Creation of a first secretary of the a sort of who would out rank cabinet members and the vice president and who would take over much foreign policy detail now handled personally by the A business who would rank at cabinet level and who would coordinate many domestic programs now Involv ng a number of agencies and The president has been think ng along these lines for sev iral White House asso coiates but his ideas are still rather not yet in a concrete form for submission to Eisenhower has spoken pub licly of his thoughts in this field from time to He has made it clear that any reorgan ization of the executive would be one of his final acts as presi so that no one would think he was trying to benefit If such proposals are actually it probably would be done some time next The supersecretary idea got a cold reception on Capitol Republican Senate leader Everitt Dirksen iRIll said Eisenhower has not discussed the idea with congressional lead But he added that any pro posal to place another official above the cabinet would bring a long discussion in Congress of where that road might First of Dirksen the human factor would have to be What would other cabinet members think of such a change How would it conflict with the constitutional powers given to the President and other officers Mike Mansfield of Mon assistant Democratic said what this would mean would be a downgrading of the secretary of state and a belittling of the position of the vice president I dont think Congress would want to Under take to change the form of our government in that As outlined by White House the supersecretary idea is this He would be authorized to act for the president in many for eign matters and possibly even take over some of his See Page 10 T OTIIJSB WOMAN REAIM FOK haired Carole accus ed with her doctor lover oC kill Ing his estranged wife Is shown in court in Los Angeles where is to trial along with Bernard They are charged with the gunshot slaying of socially prominent Barbara AP Wirephoto Finch Trial Ends Day In TV Studio LOS 9 The first day of the Finch mur der trial began In a crowded courtroom and ended In a Holly wood television In there was plenty of dramatic action Tuesday as Bernard Finchs law yers cited a public opinion poll they said showed thn wealthy surgeon cant got a fair trial In Los Angolns county because of ensntional pretrial publicity In radio and Defense attorneys argued amongthemselves about a re quest by Finchs lawyers to hold the trial outside the and his sweet heart Carole code arc accused of slaying his pretty socialite wife last July 18 outside the Finches luxurious home in tiear by West Counsel for Miss Tregoff ask cd the California Supreme to block her trial al The lawyers In an appeal filed Tuesday in San that the Los Angeles county grand jury lack ed sufficient evidence to return an indictment against There no indication when the Supreme Court would act on the See Page 10 KHRUSHCHEV RECEPTION ECLIPSED Over Two Hours Required To Cover 11 Miles To City NEW 9 m Joyously hysterical throng of more than one times terrifyingly out of control about President Eisen hower tonight as he rode for miles through this capital of Proclaimed In a huge banner as The Prince of tha president was caught tight In an awesome crush of almost worshipful One For History It was the greatest welcome his capital ever has given a oreign eclipsing that accorded Nikita Khrushchev four years Eisenhower had been wel comed tumultuously in both Pakistan and but this was for the history W ing and smiling on he snailpaced 11mile trip from he airpoiv he seemed at times aelwildercQ by the sheer mas sivcness of the The trip into the city took 3 hours 5 Hundreds of police were utterly unable ilmes to keep back the surging crowds who stopped the motor cade in its tracks a number of Some screamed out Amerl can tossed See Page 9 Pakistan Chief Is Satisfied By Visit Results 9 Mohammed Ayub Khan says he is happy about the visit of President El senhower to Pakistan and this view is echoed In the Ayub after seeing Ei senhower off at the airport told the Informa tion Service it was a good thing for Eisenhower to know what sort of people the Pakistanis are and how they At the same It is good for us to know what the President Ayub Khan We arc friends In free discussions and I think In tha essentials we have similar It Is very heartening Ho added he was very hap py that Elsenhower visited Sources close to Ayub Khan said he was sincere in various public expressions of satlsfac tion with the They said he felt no disappointment about lack of an Elsenhower statement on These sources emphasized Ayub Khan had not expected a public statement by Eisenhower j on the princely state claimed by both Pakistan and chief gov ernment told a news conference last that Pakistan would welcome a See Page 10 Afghans Happy Over Visit 9 JP Vast confettithrowing rowds cheered President Eis enhower today during his brief stop in this capital of Afghanis only 200 miles from the Soviet The President stopped over in Kabul on a flight from Pakistan on the fourth leg of his thrce contincnt goodwill He fpent almost six hours in tills mountainous kingdom before taking off for India at Before leaving he told thn whose government has been trying to stay neutral be tween Eastern and Western that true friendship and mutual responsibility have be come essential among A communique said the Presi dent in talks with King Moham med Zahir assured him of the American desire to continue to assist Afghanistan In the task of strengthening its economic and social In a luncheon at his the King in turn toasted the President and assured him that as in the our inde pendcncR remains our foremost Our current efforts for the reconstruction ot our and for the Improvement of the of living of our peo revolve around this he King Mohammed who is under mounting Soviet in fluence as A result of Soviet greeted the President warmly In nearfreezing weather at the airport 30 miles outside the milehigh applauding throngs surged to within a foot of the Presidents limousine as It pass cd along a Russinnbullt high way to the capital and almost slowed the motorcade to a Children waving small Ameri can flags shrieked repeated cries of welcome in faltering Wnlcomo to President United Statnn said a banner across the turbaned old men by the thousands stood along the Although Kabuls population Is only about the Afghan Press Bureau estimated the turnout at about Many thousands came from scores of neighboring The huge crowd delay ed the Presidents arrival at King Zahirs palace by 22 Afghans In dirty anklelength robes applauded fiom the roadside and the clog ged streets In a demonstration which Afghan officials said far surpassed that for the Soviet tourists Nlklta Khrushchev and Nikolai Bullfanln four yeanr The procession passed mud and clay fruit trees arid winter wheat growing in fertile Eisenhower got a view of the Soviet tTniori to tht north btyond the snowcapped Hlndukush as he flew into this mountainringed Bundled In a warm black coat and he was given Sea Page 10 ;