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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 15, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL and thun derstorms this afternoon mostly cloudy with occasional rain through Wednesday cooler tonight with lows generally in Thermometer Readings 8 9 I 10 11 I 12 II 56 58 i 58 58 59 59 59 Vfemlbtr Bnpcri OD Market iiHonnoftht Daily SunaodStmiWMHy Morning liahtg LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er motors in cor porates Irregular New Orleans CHICAGO mill Corn Narrowly mixed light steady light Hogs to 25 cents higher top Cat steers steady to SO cents low er top AP TELEMATS 164 PAGES PEICE FIVE CENTS Texas Gets Snow Drop Blizzard Forecast rH fS Herter Challenges France Over NATO Policy TASK InnurininirD IKE REVIEWS GREEK President Eisenhower turns to King Paul of Greece as he reviews a arrival AP Wirephoto via ra dio from Indict Florida Prison Guards 15 William Rogers announced that a federal grand jury at today indicted14 present Rumls at the Florida State Pri son on charges of mistreating prisoners in violation of a federal civil rights Rogers said a farreaching in vestigation by FBI agents pre ceded the departments presenta tion of evidence to the grand jury He said the evidence in Aged Pair left In Chilly Cabin SANTA said a general description elderly left bound and gagged in a chilly mountain cabin by a kidnap MAJOR TASK OF SESSION IS UNITY Allies Warned Congress Must Be Considered a di rect challenge to Secretary State Christian Herter today told the foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Alliance that NATO must con tinue to integrate its military forces under one Rebuffed By DeGaulle Herters remarks at the open ing session of NATOs annual ministerial review sharply un derlined the major task of the resolve the differenc es dividing French President Charles De Gaulle from his al lies in the North Atlantic Trea ty DeGaulle has openly rejected the principle of integrated forc Herter spoke in a closed ses sion of the ministerial MAJOR CROP PRODUCERS DECIDE CONTROLS TUESDAY Polls will remain open until 6 Tuesday in the county wide election to determine if Navarro county cotton farmers will price supports in In the past the price support program has been adopted from year to and this year is not expected to be an Rain was expected to do its share in keeping the vole to a minimum this Sixteen poll ing places opened their doors Tuesday at 8 tenants and sharecroppers are eligible to vote in the election if they are A NATO spokesman reported confer olved mistreatment of inmatesjgang that may have included an of the Maximum Security Build inp at the prison at The indictments charged viola tions of three sections of the Criminal Code which prohibit conspiracies to injure or oppress 1 any citizen in the free exercise ofany right or privilege secured to him by the constitution and federal Ropers announcement said violations charged include con spiracy among members of the rrisons custodial force to inflict physical brutalities on prisoners for the purpose of administering summary ns well actual imposition of the The brutal treatment alleged consisted of shackling or chain ing prisoners to the bars of their sometimes without food or for periods ranging from 24 hours to a week or In Rogers said that in some instances chained prisoners were sprayed with wa ter under high escaped worked their way tree after 12 hours Mon day and then hiked to Gary a sheriffs depu FIRE PRISON BOSS 15 Prisons Director Bailey today announced the firing of super intendent of the prison where 20 convicts escaped last given by Clara fitted Jimmie who escaped from San Quentin Prison The other victim was Peter a resident at a guest home owned at nearby San Jose by Both were treated for shock and rope burns and Hoeller had been forced at gunpoint to cash checks for Holler and Trimborn were kidnaped by two men and a girl Sunday as they stopped to in spect Hoellers cabin in Lockhart 14 miles north See paje 10 Last Veterans Condition Grave 15 ter last surviving veteran of the Civil his speech to a news The Secretary mention ed recent press reports implying the United States might be planning withdrawals of forces from He said these showed a fundamental miscon ception of policy and that the United States intends to maintain its NATO Herter that the ability of the govern ment to get money from Con gress to maintain troop strength In Europe is relat ed to the degree of effort and determination demonstrated by our NATO Speaking of the concept of Herter said EarlyInDay Mailing Urged At Post Office The Christmas rush has start ed in a big way in the Corsica na post office and patrons can help assure best delivery serv ice of their Christmas cards and packages by mailing and equally as early in the it was reiterat ed Tuesday by Postmaster Ed Already the department handling in excess of in critical condition to pieces of mail daily and Hes holding on but thats about said a Willie Mae He still has a high fever and shows no im The veteran has been fed in travenously since He suffered his fourth attack of pneumonia days as many as Postmaster Rittersbacher said while the post office has em ployed some help each piece of mail has to be handled still at one point or another by an experienced In an effort to help the pub See Page 10 since June on Lewis To Retire As USW Head 15 JFI a titan of the American labor an nounced today he will resign as president of the United Mine Workers early next who will be 80 next said in a letter to UMW members published today in the unions journal that the time has come to step Aides said he is in execellent Mister as millions came to know the fuzzybrowed union chief in his flamboyant organizing and bargaining1 days of the 1930s and has head ed the UMW for 40 Few men have had greater impact on American economic Lewis will be succeeded auto matically by Thomas UMW vice president and former lieutenant governor of Pennsyl a widower who married again just a few weeks is honeymooning in On retirement Lewis will be eligible to continue at full salary of a He did not set a specific date for quit saying only It would be shortly after the new a familiar figure for operators years in newspaper is responsible more than any other labor leader for organizing work ers of the nations biggest in dustries into labor With the country on its eco nomic knees In the great de Lewis capitalized on the National Recovery Act and the Wagner Labor Relations Act pased during former President Franklin Roosevelts New This established the rights of unions to organize and the obli gation of employers to bargain with them on wages and work ing Lewis formed the CIO and drew millions of work ers into union A man of iron Lewis fought the captains of industry and on many occasions the gov ernment Itself in unrelenting battle rights to and obtain bargaining wagebenefit gains for workers In one industry after In the past although still vigorous and willing to ffght if need Lewis con ducted his union affairs in peace with the politicians and his old and favorite the coal mine See Page 10 15 Thomas the man due to succeed John Lewis president of the United Mine Workers started out like Lewis working in a coal mine as a Kennedy liked school as the eldest of eight had to quit his studies when 12 years old to augment the family in come by picking slate from The boy was 16 and already working underground when his a was killed in a mine Kennedy then had to support his mother and seven brothers and Now Kennedy is about to take over the unions presidency after years of standing shoulder to shoulder with Lewis at the UMW The UMW under Kennedy is likely to continue the era of peaceful labor relations that has prevailed in the coal industry for nearly a Always a backstop for Lewis in the coal labor Kennedy has been taking a big ger and bigger role in the UMWs contract negotiating in recent He is highly re See Page 10 DOWNPOUR OF Ike Breaks Tour With Cruiser Rest Rebels Entering Paraguay interested or actively engaged in cotton or if they have one or more cotton allot ment farms In the soil bank pro A husband and wife may both vote and a poll tax is not 15 here report hun dreds of Paraguayan rebels are slipping across the Parana Riv er to join the guerrilla campaign against the dictatorship of President Alfredo Stroessner In Despite claims by the Para guayan government that its frontiers have been Brazilian sources here put the number of new rebels in Para 15 W dent Eisenhower received a rousing ovation in the Greek Parliament today and then boarded the cruiser Des Moines for his first real rest since he began his peace and friendship mission 12 days The renewing his call for peace in freedom in an address to the 300member Par doz hat almost shook the The Communistled minority Voting places are as follows Euay at Frost and city bank Klr by store Blooming Grove and Quality Food Blooming Grove Me Graiv store Communi ty Center Richland and Withrow Richland Henry Allison building Corsicana and Pick courthouse basement Em gin Navarro and Eure Bonner Eureka Fortson store Chatfleld and Little Chat field bank Community Center Kerens and See CROP Page 2 Blooming Grove Plans Appeal In School Case BLOOMING 15 Blooming Grove Independent School District will carry its land dispute with the Corsicana Independent School District all the way to the Su preme Court if announced Tuesday The board meeting In a called CAPE Fla session Monday night voted 15 JP The commander nimously to appeal the folof the Air Force Missile Test lowing the announcement thatCenter has placed restrictions on private citizens had pledged the newsmen covering military mis necessary sile launchings Broken Pledge Curbs Newsmen At Missile Base See Page the boards Judge Mays of of the decision and instructed him to proceed with the The appeal will be of a decision of District Judge Stout of Waxahachie who upheld a decision of the county school The county board granted a petition of 28 residents of an area of the Blooming Grove district adjacent to the Corsicana that the area be detached from the former and annexed to the McCormick last week that for the present he will not brief press representatives en future military nor will he allow them to cover the launchings from the press site at the Yales said his action Is the result of a United Press International story carried last Saturday which reported the date of a space The under a Washington said the United Stales would try to send a rocket today to the vicinity of thn planet Venus and into orbit about the The shot since hns been postponed for technical The general said UPI violated an agreement not to release the launch date after he hnd briefed the press on A UPI reporter attended the the news service said the story was based on1 information from nonmilitary Children Pray For Pilot Who Dodged School SIOUX 15 Wherever naval heroes go Ensign Albert Joe Hickman will never be The 21yearold Navy pilot is no hero in the true wartime But he is the hero of our says little a sixth grade In the sentimental expressions that only childhood can Donna and her schoolmates a I Hawthorne school in San paid tribute to the young pilot In letters to his Jbseph Hickman of Sioux On Hickman veered his disabled jet plane away from the crowded Hawthorne schoolyard and rode the craft to a flaming death against a canyon His action some of the 750 school children from a similar I think that your son was a brave man to sacrifice his life for wrote He has taken his life for many added I will always pray for him at night so that he Is sure to go to who wishes that Page Safe After Bailout 15 Page 2 out of a B52 jet bomber Monday night after an aerial refueling accident were picked up by helicopters in a snowcovered wilderness area Officials at Dow Air Force said thn William Harris of and David Morris of are in good A Dow spokesman said the accident occurred when the B52 apparently crowded too close to a KC95 tanker and rammed a fuel boom in the rear of the The two men bailed The other eight crewmen flew the B52 to Westover The tanker also landed Changes Berlin Chief 15 Ralph Osborne today took over command of forces in West He relieved Barksdalc who has held the post tor 212 Hamletl leaven tonight for a high post In the I love beauty and I love Osborne said after a brict ceremony in the courtyard of the There is beauty in thn city and spirit in the people of See Page Attorney Charges Federal Agencies Violate Law Order Poc 15 Investigating senators ordered a check up today on how many pocketsized recorders government agencies have bought and what use is being made of The Senate constitutional rights subcommittee directed that its staff look into this after a demonstration of how the device can be used for secret recording of The demonstration was given by Harold Lipset of San a private Lipset argued that use of secret microphones by police and private detectives is something that serves a useful social But from Edward Bennett Washington lawer and a director of the American Civil Liberties the subcommittee heard a denunciation of the use of wiretapping by Williams said the practive is rampant and that the agencies engaging in it are violating federal To show how secret recordings sometimes are Lipset wore a miniature recording device inside his so small It caused no noticeable and used it to record his own testimony and the questions asked Thomas Hennings the subcommittee ordered his staff to check at once on government purchases and use of such Charles subcommittee told Hennings he has learned that the General Services Administration circulates among government agencies a price list for office including the very type of recorder used by Survey out how many of these worthies down on Constitution Avenue have bought them and are using them on unsuspecting Hennings Buildings of a number of government agencies are on Constitution called to the witness said that 25 years ago congres passed a law making it a felony to tap a telephone divulge information obtained by or to make use of such He said the law was changed in 1954 to impose only misdemeanor But through the entire 25year Williams the statute has been widely violated and wiretapping today Is rampant He said the law has received less compliance than did the old prohibition act because wire Rebel spokesmen said the up rising that began on Saturday also Involved about hut some of them have been Paraguayan officials claim the revolt was snuffed out within The Parana River separates Southeast Paraguay from Ar gentina and Argentine authorities here say businesses n Posadas that depend on Para guayan have been forced to Their workers presum ably have gone to join the Exiles who once were aligned with Stroessner and later broke with him are said to be leading some of the Invasion One was named as Sard who helped Stroessner seize power in 1954 and later served as his chief He was said to have the backing of Eplfano Mendez Fleilasi former president the Para guayan i Sea Page 2 7 Directors Named To Board Corsicana Seven directors were elected at the December session of the board of the Corsicana five of whom are new members two received threeyear terms after serving unex pired The new directors are Dana school superintend ent William Collin Street Bakery Herbert John Wolf Brand Products Com Marc insurance Pete Slate Home su They succeeded Ralston and who rotated Clifford presi oil and Halscy Set StroudStel Grocery Com were those filling unex pired terms and were named for full Mnurice Neale Is general sec Holdover members include Mitchell John treasurer R vice president Ben Jack J Floyd McCam Tom Hur June Clark and Bill The new hoard will assume its duties in President took his leave of the 3 reek royal family and drove n a procession to the Athens Stadium where he boarded a lelicopter for the short flight to the Des The President will have ioined Then five hours tho SOME AREAS Sleet Extends To Rio Grande River Moisture General By The Associated Press Snow up to 2 Inches and drifts 8 to 10 Inches high blanketed the northwest part of the Texas Panhandle But the Weather Bureau with drew Its forecast for blizzard conditions in that Freezing Rain The eastern part of the upper Panhandle reported only with temperatures hovering iaround freezing hreeday rest aboard the broken only a meeting Thursday in Tunis with Tunis ian President Habib Greek Premier Constantino Saramanlls and other Greek of ficials accompanied the Presi dent to the The President got his great st ovation when he told Par iament his message could ba summed up In the words Peace and Friendship In Free The legislators rose to their See Page 10 Thunderstorms Precede Heavy RttinsInCotutfy Rains preceded by and ac companied by thunderstorms swept across county Monday night and Tuesday Corsicanas official rainfall ange showed at 7 and he city witnessed probably the most severe thunderstorm in Lhe The Daily Sun gauge showed inches at 1 the Texas Power and company and Navar ro County damage to caused by At Blooming an Inch of rain fell in 30minute pe from 6 to Frost had Dawson Rice more than an Em house and Roane 1 Richland reported a heavy Thunderstorms ranging from mild to severe were reported throughout the but no damages from lightning or wind were trees and utility and snow still covered the Motels were filled at some western Panhandle towns after drifts blocked major But during the travel ers were allowed to Roads Closed The Amarillo GlobeTimes said 66 west of Vega was clos ed due to but travelers wer going south from Vega and turning Into New A 15mile stretch of Highway 287 between Memphis and See Page 2 Heavy Electric CoOpera reported that no power lines was the weather out till Flood Threats By The Associated Press Heavy rain and melting mountain snow today threaten ed western Washington withIts second major flood In a montft and snowstorms disrupted tra vel and stranded scores of mo torists in New Texas and Army engineers began mov ing into the Washington low lands to combat rising rivera that threatened to overflow their In the cascade mountains of Washington warm weather and driving rain reduced the snow pack 11 inches in 18 hours at Stampede During the same period Inches of rain fell in the The rushing waters washed out a bridge near North and a small land slide blocked the oostbound trucks of the Northern Pacific Rail way line in Snoqunlmic All rivers in western Washing ton wore expected to bo from 2 to 6 feet above flood stage late today Millions of dollars in dam ages resulted 2223 In Washington lowlands when thousands of acres were flood In tho blizzard conditions prevailed in some areas that experienced the cold est weather of the Snow was reported as far South as Las near the Mexican At the temperature dipped to around 10 New Altitude Mark Revealed 15 who set an 538 Aster Laguna The FI04 Lockheed fighter planeworld altitude record of has set a new altitude record for climbing to feet Monday over Edwards Air Force Base In This was disclosed today by Vice President Richard Nix on In presenting the Collier award for outstanding flight achievements to designers and pilots of the Nixon said his information came from Thomas air force chief of who stood at his side during the presentation Only nine days the Navy claimed a new world altitude saying a F4H Phantom II carrier jet aircraft soared to a new unofficial mark of The previous official record had been set by a Soviet pilot who took a TU431 to a height of feet in in telling an audience of aviation notables of the new altitude said Soviet ac complishments in space should not be but there are many areas In which we are ahead and intend to stay Those receiving the Collier trophy Included Howard feet In the F104 over May It was while discussing John sons flight that Nixon said he had just learned from White the same plane set a new record of more than feet Mon Johnson IB the son of Clara The other recipients of one of aviations top annual awards Kelly Johnson of Bur vice president of advanced development projects for and designer of the supersonic F104 stubwinged air force jet Inter Neil Burgess of Cincinnati and Gerhard Neumann of designers and developers of the Genera Electric J79 turbojet engine that powers the Air Force Walter who set an official world speed record of miles an hour for a straight course of 15 to 25 over Edwards Air Force Base May Irwin is the eon of Stella The Russian mark of feet was set by Vladimir Iljlu chin flying a T431 plane last July The United took the apparent record back when Lawrence Flint piloted his F4H to feet over Edwards Flints shortlived record and the flight by Johnson shattering that mark still are subject to some paper work by the Na tional Aeronautic before they are declared Nixon said the award cere held In the Senate recep tion room near his capltol was a reminder that the United States is making great strides forward In the field of powered flight and other fields of trans portation as In some he It Is making prog ress which is second to none anywhere in the He said the Soviets achieve ments should never be under estimated but the American people should always realize there are many areas where we are ahead and Intend to stay Bee Page 10 ;